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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1949, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER NORTH IOWAS EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Flva Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 30 1949 This Paper Consists ol Two One No 27S Gen Vaughan Denies He Is Guilty of WrongDoing AP Wirephoto GAR MEMBERS is almost a full convention picture of the GAR mem bers in Indianapolis for their convention The 5assembled Monday at a veterans hospi tal Only one James A Harl 108 is missing Shown are left to right Robert Barrett 102 Albert Woolson 102 Joseph Clovese 105 Charles L Chappel 102 and Theodore Penland 100 national GAR commander 6 Protest Attacks on Farm Co Ops Des Moines Six Fairfield farmers Monday registered a pro test with Gov William S Beards ley against a campaign they said was being carried on in Jefferson county in opposition to farm co operatives The farmers told the governor that a series of advertisements have appeared in the Fairfield Ledger over the signature of the Iowa Associated Businessmen Inc of Ames These advertisements have stated that farmer coopera tives do not bear their fair share of taxes thefarmers reported The group said financial sup porters of the ad campaign are hiding behind the front of the organization and a legislative investigation Iowa Associated Businessmen Inc Those calling on the governor were Ralph Sutherlin J C Hall Orval Fry William M Hestrqn R H Simmons and Alyin Leathers The group agreed with the gov ernor that any official action probably would be up to the next legislature Russians Claim Yugoslavia Is Run by Western Powers London Russia in a new note to Belgrade accused Premier Marshal Titos Yugoslavia Tuesday of working only on the instructions of its western masters The note was broadcast by the Moscow radio and re corded in London by the Soviet Monitor It was the 8th in a series of increasingly bitter exchanges between the 2 feuding communist countries Legion Puts On Parade at Convention Philadelphia of 2 world wars marched in the 31st annual American Legion parade before an estimated million spec tators Tuesday while fleets of jet planes from the new air force darted in cloudless skies over head It was the Legions timeout from the press of its national con yention business and 15000 men and women who served their country during thecrises of 1917 and 1941 swung into line once again for a military review Home states paraded their wares Iowa marchers carried 9 foot tall stalks of corn Florida Legionnaires had pretty models pass out 10000 cocoanuts to the banked spectators South Dakota showed off its pheasants Arkan sas paraded its beauty contest winner The Utah delegation announced they were carrying new colors for the first time in 31 years The colors and department flags car ried in the first 30 national parades were replaced today by the new ensigns The brightly colored uniforms of bands and bugle corps ran the gamut from Scotch tartans to WestPoint grays and the red of the R6yal Canadian mounted po lice Other marchers were dressed as American Indians and early Americans from the Revolution ary period The first Legionnaires in line were from the foreign depart Italy France Puerto Rico Panama Canada Hawaii and thePhilippines The rear guard was Pennsylvania the host state with nearly 8000 mem hers parading Garner Voters Bond Issue The Moscow note denied slav charges made Aug 20 that the kremlin had double crossed Yugoslavia by abandoning Yugo slav claims to Austrian territory at last Junes conference of the Big 4 foreign ministers in Paris Scandals Distortions The Russians said Yugoslavias Aug 20 note was an accumula tion of fresh scandals and slan derous distortions calculated 33 masking its own doubledealing policy and deceiv ing the people of Yugoslavia Moscow said its note was sent not to convince the Yugoslav government which has lorigbeen living without convictions and works only on the instructions of its western masters but in order to unmask it ana help the peoples ofYugaslaviatq see the true face of the present Yugaslav govern ment The MoscowBelgrade feud has been in progress for more than a year and recently has increased in bitterness Titos communist regime in Yu goslavia was expelled from the cominform communist interna tional information bureau for what the kremlin regards as na tionalistic deviations from ortho dox communism Call for Overthrow Moscow has called on Yugoslavs to overthrow Tito Russia and tho other communist states of eastern Europe have imposed an economic squeeze on Yugoslavia Actually Yugoslavia and Russia have been exchanging notes on 2 distinct disputes One centers on Yugoslavias disappointment over what Belgrade regards as Mos cows abandonment of its claims to Austrian territory The other has to do with charges by Moscow that Titos regime is mistreating soviet citizens within Yugoslavias borders Killed When Steps in Path of Fast Train man identified as Ernie Walk 38 Hampton barber was killed Monday afternoon by a fast Rock Island passenger train one mile south of here Dr John F Martin of Latimer Franklin county coroner said Walk committed suicide by jump ing in front of the train from a bed of tall weeds There was no in quest Walk had been in poor health Dr Martin said He was identified several hours after the accident by his fatherinlaw Authorities had been unable to identify him immediately as he had few recog nition marks He was wearing glasses carried a case with mark ings of a Mason City shop and had a handkerchief with the initials J K C in one corner and the word Walk in another KEOKUK FAIR OPENS Keokuk 51st annual Keokuk street fair will open Tues day and continue through Sept 3 Britt Dentist Dies on Train M E Dougherty 53 dentist at Britt died of a heart attack at a m Tuesday as he was enroute home from a weekend in Chicago He was taken ill on Milwaukee passenger train No 3 it was leaving Ossian first stop east of here Trainmen phoned ahead for an ambulance and doctor but he died before the train arrived The body was taken to the French funeral home at Calmar and later was on its way to the Patterson funeral home at Mason City Dr Dougherty was a bachelor A brother T F Dougherty is an insurance man at Sioux Falls S Dak Collected Money for Campaign McCarthy Says He Thinks Aide Did Not Profit Financially Washington Gen Harry H Vaughan acknowledged Tuesday that he collected cam paign money in 1946 from some of the businessmen he helped in dealings with the government He said he got or from Race Track Owner William Helis who sought Vaughans aid in 1948 in getting a permit for scarce building materials for the Tariforan Cal race track And Vaughan said he prob ably got from John Mara gon Washington manabouttown and one time employe of a Chicago perfume company Vaughan the presidents mili tary aide was in the witness chair of the senate investigations sub committee Flatly and repeatedly he denied that there was anything improper in anything he did for any busi that he ever received any fee gift or favor in return for his aid Sees No Profit Senator McCarthy RWis said at one point he felt that Vaughan did not personally profit financial ly from his assistance to persons who have figured in the inquiry But he demanded that Vaughan produce for the committee the names of all persons from whom he received money for campaign purposes the exact amounts and the disposition of the money Vaughan had testified that he thought the Maragon and Helis contributions had gone to the Missouri democratic campaign He was still being questioned about this when Chairman Hoey DN Car ordered a recess until Wednesday 8 a m Vaughan will return to the witness chair then Hoey told reporters after the hearing that Vaughan turned his personal financial records over to the committee several days ago No Chance to Check Wehavent had a chance to check them yet Hoey said When Vaughan said he turned the campaign funds over to Roy Harper the Missouri democratic chairman McCarthy remarked You understand that under the Missouri law that you must file a statement when you make such contributions Vaughan Well I did not know that the gobetween the messen ger had to file a statement On the matter of the source of unds that Maragon had collected said he recalled that Paragon had given him a check rom George Skouras for ikouras was not further identified Rodriges Gets 5 Years for Carrying Gun Jasinto A Rodriges left Ma son City Tuesday for thestate pen itentiary at Fort Madison arid peace officers said he was not like ly to be back in Mason uity for some time if ever Rodriges pleaded guilty before Judge William P Butler in dis trict court Monday to a county at torneys information charging him with carrying a concealed weapon and wassejitenced to 5 years in the penitentiary He was arrested at 15th and Pennsylvania N E on Aug 11 by local police who said he was car rying an automatic pistol with the clip loaded a shell in the firing chamber and 8 more in his pocket He told police he had carried the gun for about a month because 2 men were after him Rodriges was given the maxi mum sentence on the recommen dation of County Attorney James R Brown who told thecourt that the man had been convicted of petty larceny in Fort Dodge and Mason City in the had served time in Wisconsin for grand larceny had served 6 months in a federal penitentiary in Texas and had twice been deported for illegal entry from Mexico Immigration officials were in court when he was sentenced and told the county attorney they would file a stop order at the state penitentiary and pick up Rod riges when he had served his time there Wirephoto DENIES HE GAVE MARAGON Gen Harry H Vaughan military aide to President Truman tells senate investigating committee Tuesday at the 5 per center hearing that he never gave John Maragon manabout Washington authority to speak for him or the white house Vaughan added that he was nder the impression that the money Maragon turned over was ollected from various friends of bond issue for a community memorial build ing carried in a special election here Monday by a vote of 601 in favor 267 opposed It was the largest vote ever cast on a public measure in Garner The Garner American Legion post has raised by public subscrip tion about which will match the amount of the bond is The contest over the measure been very spirited the past 2 weeks resulting in the unusually heavy vote Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and cool through Wednesday High Wed nesday about 77 Low Tuesday night 45 and cooler Tuesday night Wednesday fair and cool Low Tuesday night 45 50 northwest 5055 southeast Iowa 5 day weather Temperature will average near normal in the west and from 3 to 5 degrees below normal in the east portion Normal mini mum temperature near 56 maximum near 80 rather cool weather until becoming warmer on Friday cooler again by Sun day A few scattered showers Friday or Saturday with pre cipitation averaging i inch or less and rather cool Tuesday night and Wednesday Scattered light frost in lowlands north and central portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Tuesday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Superintendent of Iowa Temperance League Is Dead Des Moines Rev W J Herwig 74 superintendent of the Iowa Temperance League died unexpectedly Tuesday of a heart attack Mr Herwig was justpreparing to leave for his office when he died He had been head of the Iowa Temperance League the last year and a half Mr Herwig a Methodist minis ter had spent 45 years in temper ance work including 20 years as head of temperance organizations in Washington and Oregon He was with the National Temper ance League in Washington D C for a time 84 54 63 02 89 65 Fishermans Luck Brevik Minn UR Fisher mans Luck brought back a bill fold containing Tuesday to an Iowa man who lost it in a laki near here a year ago George Woodhxill of New York was fishing on Leech Lake when he snagged the wallet which stil contained the cash 2 photographs 2 keys and a wedding ring An identifcation card showed belonged to Miles Pothast Mel bourne Iowa Pothast advised o the catch said he lost the billfol on a vacation last year Truman Budget Request to Be Cut by More Than Billion Washington senates first round cleanup of its appropriations bills showed Tuesday that congress will trim between and from Presi dent Trumans budget requests The exact figure will not be known until congress com pletes action on 4 bills which still must be adjusted by con ference committees These committees resolve differences between house and senate versions of the bills The 4 appropriation may be immobilized until the house returns from its current re cess Sept 21 With the defeat of the senate economy blocs big effort Monday the pattern of congressional ac tion on the budget this year is practically set is Greek Americans Truman Did Not Know Vaughan said the aid he gave usinessmen was without the knowledge of President Truman Vaughan acknowledged he had been helpful to Maragon from ime to time but he swore he had never authorized Maragon to rep esent or speak for me or the white house Under a fire of questions from S e n a t p r McCarthy Vaughan denied specifically that he ever told the state department hat President Truman was per sonally interested in a trip Mara gon proposed to make to Europe n 1945 for a perfume he same company which gave Vaughan 7 home freezers for him self and friends that year Polio Brings Death to Humboldt Woman Iowa Cordelia Hen derson 27 Humboldt died late Monday night of polio a Univer sity hospitals bulletin announced Tuesday New polio patients from North Iowa are Gordon Lundy 11 son of Mrs Cora Lundy Decorah and Shirley Behl 13 daughter of Wal ter Behl Northwood Before passage of the 380478 armed services appropria tion bill administration forces in the senate succeeded in blocking a rider aimed at balancing the federal budget It would have re quiredthe president to hold gov ernment spending an average of 5 to 10 per cent below his spend ing estimates which totaled about There were 49 votes for the rider and 28 against it but a two thirds vote was needed for its adoption The defense appropriation was the last of the 11 regular money bills fqr the 1950 fiscal year to come before the senate The fis cal year already has been under way for 2 months while the ap propriation bills have been run ning into unprecedented delays DIES OF HEART ATTACK Albia William Gibb 62 died of a heart attack Monday in his shoe repair shop Gibb was a member ol a wellknown Mon roe county coal mining family Pledges Vacation for Senators If Wage Bill Passed Washington JP Democratic Leader Lucas Tuesday promised senators a weeks vaca tion if they will pass a bill rais ing minimum wages from 40 to 75 cents an hour by Wednesday night The GOP leaders Senators Taft of Ohio and Wherry of Nebraska told a reporter probably would go along with Lucas sug gestion which includes night ses sionsjTuesday night and Wednes day if necessary The proposed senate recess would extend over Labor day through next Tuesday Taft opened the 2nd day of de bate by voicing his support for the bill as a whole Say Czech Revolution Is Smashed Government Tells of AntiCommunist Underground Group Prague Czechoslovak government announced Tuesday it had crushed an anticommunist underground movement just as the group was preparing to begin an armed revolution The official press bureau linked the underground members with a certain western imperialistic power but did not identify the western power Details of the purported plot were announced after a secret trial at which 6 persons were con demned to death 10 given life imprisonment and an unspecified number lesser prison terms Ten of those tried were acquitted Spies Terrorists The announcement t e rm e d members of the group spies and terrorists and said they weretried on charges of high treason and spying on behalf of the western power with which they had been in contact The government claimed its po lice had played a catandmouse game with the alleged conspira tors and waited until they were all set to begin the revolution before moving in to nab them One of those sentenced to death was Josef Charvat identified by friends as chief of security police here during the firstrepublic Leader of Group The government said the poli tical leader of the planned putsch was Dr Jaroslav Borkdvec iden tified as the brother of a former chief of the Prague polices crim JusticeRutledge Is Out of Danger York Maine Jus tice Wiley B Rutledge 55 of the U S supreme court hospitalized with a circulatory ailment reported out of danger Tuesday by hospital attaches His condition was reported to be serious when he was brought to the hospital Saturday but his doctor reported he showed im provement Monday and Tuesday Justice Rutledge was vacationing at Ogunquit when stricken inal investigation section His brother was ousted when the communists took over the1 gov ernment in February 1948 Informed sources said those sentenced included army and po lice personnel as well as civilians The trial of the group was re ported to have lasted several weeks in the Prague state court The government said many of the accused pleaded guilty Dangerous Cigaret Los Angeles man Jose Venegas 48 was only smoking a cigaret but the judge gave him 180 days in jail The reason He was smoking aboard a ship the Grace Line freighter Santa Juana loaded with 7660 cases of dynamite 2000 kegs of blasting powder and 14 cases of dynamite caps DIES OF POLIO Des Moines Pine 16 of Mallard Iowa died Monday of bulbar type polio at Iowa I Lutheran hospital where she had been a patient since Saturday New polio cases in Des Moines hospitals Monday were Keith Linri 4 Exira and Robert Peter son 27 Des Moines GlobeGazette Photo GOING big rides are going up at the North Iowa fairgrounds Here Roger Tru deau son of Mr and Mrs Walter Trudeau 110 15th S E and Clark Trudo son of Mr and Mrs Kip Trudo 522 20th S E are watching the World of Today shows setting up They will get no chance to try the rides out however until the fair opens to the public Thurs day morning After that the carnival will he going morning noon and night through Monday v SAME WbtU i Mobilization Is Ordered in Bolivia Paz Bolivia Boliv ian government ordered general mobilization of all men between 19 and 50 Tuesday to help put down a rightwing revolution in the Southern Oil and tinmining regions Rebel radio broadcasts from 3 major cities in the south said revoli was spreading under the direction of nationalist revolu tionary movement MNR party leaders and military chiefs who had joined them Rebel claims said the revolu tionary zone now embraces the entire southern half of the coun try as well as areas of the colonial territories along the Amazon river headwaters in the extreme north The rebel radio said a junta formed to direct the revolt had ordered mobilization of all Chaco war veterans One of the to be formed the rebels said would be named after Lt Gen Gualberto Vollaroel former presi dent who was overthrown and killed in 1946 The government mobilization decree informed all Bolivians in the 19 to 50 age group that they would be called to service by cate gories according to the require ments of the ministry of defense tu
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