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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1949, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THB HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT M A S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION imm VOL LV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1949 This Paper Consists ol Two One No DEATH persons died Friday in the crash of a Canadian Pacific airlines DC3 plane the 3rd worst disaster in Canadas air history Wreckage of the plane is shown above 23 Killed T in Air Crash in Canada Sault Au Cbchon Quebec A Canadian airliner exploded and crashed here Friday killing 23 per sons including an American min ing millionaire and his 2 top aides Deadin the worst in Canadian E Tappan Stannard president of the Ken necott Copper corporation and a director of J P Morgan com pany and 2 of his top executives Vice President R J Parker and Arthur D Storke presidentdes ignate the Kenne cott concern Ail 3 men were from New York City They were reported enroute to northeast Quebec where depos its of have been dis covered Titanium is a medium weight ore expected to bridge the gap between aluminum and steel The 16r other passengers includ ing 3 children and crew of all instantly Eyewitnesses said the plane a DC3 turned suddenly in the air and plummeted toward a rocky bluff which rises several hundred feet from the St Lawrence river at this town 40 miles east of Que bec City It was about a m Will Encourage Investments in Sterling Area Countries Washington United States Britain and Can ada decided Saturday that they should encourage World Dank and U S ExportImport bank financing in sterling area countries to help Britain overcome its economic crisis A committee report adopted by the 3power conference on Britains problems said it was felt that a properly di flow of productive investment would help not only in meeting Britains current dollar shortage but would also as sist the attainment of a proper balance between the British sterling area need for and its ability to get them r i I ension Is Eased in Bell Plane Strike Buffalo N Y ff Tension eased Saturday in the 13week old strike against the Bell Air craft Corp amid indications of an Issue List of Indulgences for Holy Year VaticanCity The list o indulgences that will remain in force to holy year pilgrims was made public Saturday It is contained in one of 3 apos tolic constitutions issued by Pope Pius XII for the holy year period An indulgence according t Catholic church teaching is the pardon in full or in part of the temporal punishment for sin The 1st of the3 constitutions for that during holy year indulgences maybe obtained at the point of death for reciting the special holy year prayer composed by the pon tiff for reciting the Angelus Do mini prayer morning noon and night for visit to the Eucharist during the ritual of its 40hour exposure for accompanying the Eucharist when it is taken to the sick for visitto the Church of Saint Mary of the Angeles in As sissi built near the spot where Saint Francis of Assisi xised to rest and those usually given by cardinals and representatives of the holy abroad and by the arch bishops and bishops vicars and apostolic prefects All other full and partial indul gences will be suspended for the duration of holy year which be gins Christmas eve this year The 2nd constitution lists regu lations for confessors in Rome during holy year The 3rd apostolic constitution for holy year lists indulgences thai may be granted to nuns and all other Catholics who fcre unable to come to Rome during the jubilee year The committee report which was released by U S Treasury Secretary Snyder as spokesman or the conference made these 3 main points 1 The United States Britain and Canada should seek through continuing study and consulta ion to remove obstructions to the flow of private capital meaning that efforts are to be made to create opportunities and provide incentives for American investors to put their money to work in foreign countries 2 The conference then decided that each of the 3 governments should encourage and where feasible assist prospective bor rowers to present well conceived projects which would qualify for financing by the world bank It was further decided that countries which are in the sterling that is which use the British pound sterling as their currency be encouraged to join the international fund and bank in cases where they do not al ready belong 3 The group agreed that the world bank is the prime source for international financing of basic economic development from public funds but that the United States export import bank also may assist sterling area countries in financing purchases of Ameri can goods and services end to violence settlement but no sign of Gov Thomas E Dewey stood ready to order reinforcements for local police if necessary to quell violence between the striking local 501 CIO United Auto Workers and nonstrikers The plant in Niagara county was closedfor the weekend Twentyfive unionists were ar rested Friday in connection with rioting Wednesday and Thursday in which at least 28 persons were injured There were no incidents Friday Pickets paraded peacefully while law enforcement authorities of Erie and Niagara counties con ferred in Albany with Dewey Mother of 2 Is ead From Polio DCS Moines Barbara Nichols 27 Ames mother of 2 mall children died at Broad awns hospital here about mid light of polio She had been ad mitted to the hospital Wednesday At Lutheran hospital Mrs Gene ieve Balm of Fort Dodge gave jirth to a daughter early Satur ay Mrs Balm has been a polio patient since July 20 The hospi al reports mother and baby are doing well The Elton Johnsons of Corydon took their 3rd child to the polio ward of Blank Memorial hospital Friday John 9 was admitted His sisters Kathleen 2i and Mary 6 already were patients in the ward New cases admitted to Blank Memorial hospital included Donna Kay Ellingson 8 of Northwood TO INACTIVE LIST Iowa Schmidt 21 Titonka and Rachel McAffee 25 Clear Lake were transferred to the inactive polio case list Satur day at University hospitals Miss Schmidts condition is still seri ous Holt Trains on Tracks of MoPac Cotton Belt Line Service Stopped by Strike Groups St Louis on the cotton belt railroads main line to the southwest was halted for sev eral hours Saturday by trainmen on strike against the Missouri Pa cific railroad Union officials announced after a conference that interruption of Cotton Belt traffic resulted from a misunderstanding on the part of the strikers They instructed strike directors to permit the Cotton Belt to resume full service But traffic over the line had not been resumed more than 3 hours later A cotton belt official said train crews were refusing to cross picket lines set up by Missouri Pacific trainmen A union spokesman said he was at a loss to explain the cotton belt tieup He added that unless the cotton belt trains were using Mis souri Pacific equipment the train men would be instructed to see that the trains start moving Cot ton belt trains using the main line had been standing idle for more than 15 hours Meanwhile Traffic on the far flung Missouri Pacific system came to a standstill Were not even trying to run a handcar a spokesman for the road said Five thousand trainmen were on strike and 22500 other employes were laid off Trains Stopped Several Cotton Belt trains were stopped by a picket line of Mis souri Pacific strikers near Dupo 111 just southeast of St Louis early Saturday One of the lines passenger trains was held at Union station here several hours after it was scheduled to leave for the south Another northbound Cotton Belt passenger was stopped at Illmo in southeast Missouri The Cotton Belt uses Missouri Pacific tracks between Dupo and Illmo R E Davidson speaking for the 4 brotherhoods on strike said This thing that happened at Dupo was without a doubt caused through an error a misunder standing of what the trains con sisted of Our men presumed that was an attempt to run a Mis souri Pacific train that wasnt so The Cotton Belt trains will be re leased and permitted to run A few Missouri Pacific trains completed their runs Friday aft er the strike deadline passed but all traffic was at a standstill Sat urday 9th Largest Other railroads and bus and truck companies struggled to move the 12000 passengers and 250000 tons of freight that the Mo Pac countrys 9th largest rail daily in its 10 state territory The strike began Friday as en gineers firemen conductors and other trainmen left their posts in a dispute over interpretation of operating rules However those trains still rolling when the strike deadline came finished their runs Others had stopped earlier As the strike began there was no sign of a compromise move by either the railroad or the 4 un ions involved the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Loco motive Enginemen and Riremen Eailroad Trainmen and the Or der of Railway Conductors Truman Asks Strike Truce Be Extended Senate Count Shows Trade Act Favored Washington A check of senators showed Saturday that President Truman looks like a winner in a new contest with Sen ator Taft ROhio This one is over the administrations recipro cal trade agreements program In a senate speech Friday Taft flailed away at a program Mr Truman earlier in the week con fidently had listed as one of the wise and important accomplish ments likely to come from this session of congress The Ohio republican has been effective in battling some Mr Trumans d o m e st i c proposals Notably he helped kill the ad ministrations TaftHartley law repealer and aided in scuttling Mr Trumans plan to create a new welfare department On issues involving foreign policy the president has had the better of their extended political argument with approval of such proposals as the North Atlantic Alliance and larger scale Euro pean recovery efforts than Taft favored Nose counts indicated that Mr Truman will get his reciprocal trade agreements bill already ap proved by the house in the form the administration wants it The only question is whether repub licans will be able to attach the socalled peril point amendment This would require the tariff commission to fix the point at which it believes a cut in import rates would damage American in dustry The president could go ahead with the rate cut but would have to tell congress why One General Restored to Active Duty Washington army said Saturday that one of 2 generals who figured in the senates 5 per center investigation will be re stored to active duty and the other will be retired Secretary of the Army Gray announced these ac tions The application of Maj Gen Al ben H Waitt suspended chief of the armys chemical corps for re tirement will be approved Maj Gen Herman Feldman will be restored to his post as quartermaster general of the army effective Saturday Gray suspended the 2 officers on July 16 pending outcome of a sen ate subcommittee investigation of the charges of influence in gov ernment buying 9 of 7J Perish When Boat Goes to Bottom in Storm Nantucket Mass of 11 persons aboard the 38foot cabin cruiser Constance perished when a storm off this island sent the excursion craft to the bottom a coast guard officer announced Saturday Boatswains Mate James F Beaumont officer in charge of the coast guard station here made the announcement The survivors were Russell C Palmer 24 Falmouth the skipper and Hubert A Allenby Jr Fal mouth Meanwhile he coast guard was sent off on a new search by a re port from the Ida Lewis Yacht club at Newport which said the sloop Golden Fleece was overdue on a cruise in the Nantucket Marthas Vineyard area Aboard were Brayton Marvel Portsmouth R I owner Peter Reed Newport Kenneth Shaw Safe Jr Newport and Providence and Debutante Diana Davies daughter of MrsGeorge F Ryan whose summer home is at Ports mouth Miss Davies recent debut was a highlight of the Rhode Island sum mer society season The victims of the Constance disaster apparently drowned in heavy seas that swamped their light craft about 20 miles north west of the Nantucket jetty Their bodies all supported by life jackets came bobbing in on the tide along the Dionis beach area while several hundred sum mer residents and island folks lined the shore watching the flo tilla of searching boats and planes The bodies were scattered over 4 miles A coast guard cutter landed 3 bodies at a Nantucket harbor dock Four more were brought in by a private vessel the Whistler The coast guard said the bodies ol 2 women were taken into Dionis beach It was young Palmer who gave the first definite word of the tragedy He stumbled ashore about a m managing to walk unassisted up on Dionis beach He had been in the water 13 hours and with the assistance JANIE FRANZ AP Wirephoto The first settlement in the Northwest was established by the Hudson Bay Co in 1670 NEW POLIO PATIENT Iowa City new active poliomyelitis case was announced at University hospitals here Fri day Peggy Greene 8 Iowa Falls was the new patient Find Girl Safe After Kidnaping Philadelphia year old Janie Franz who disappeared Fri day from a Trenton N J street was found here Saturday alive and well The man whom police testified admitted taking her into his car and sleeping with her Friday night was held without bail on charges of kidnaping and indecent assault He was docketed as Gerald A Hutt 35 of Bridgeport Conn A small nervous man in a gabardine sport suit Hutt told a reporter he is a hairbrush salesman and has a wife and 2 children in the Con necticut city In Trenton Police Judge Albert Cooper signed a warrant charging Hutt with kidnaping under New Jersey law Cooper said the war rant would be sent to Philadelphia for presentation at an extradition hearing The girls mother wept when an Associated Press reporter brought information the child was safe Thank God thank God she murmured The girls father John left at once for Philadelphia to bring her home Id run all the way to Philadelphia to get her back he said The 2 cities are 35 miles apart Dr Morris Seltzer police physi cian examined the little girl at Philadelphia General hospital He told reporters the examination showed the child had not been as saulted of life preservers swam to safety SAME White flag means no traffic deaths IT past 34 2Story Brick Building Burns Spirit Lake The 2story brick building which contained the Spirit Lake Welding company and 2nd floor living quarters for the companys owner was des troyed by fire early Saturday Otis Schultheis owner of the company said he and his wife were awakened about 2 a m by smoke and flames coming in the 2nd floor windows They were not able to save any of their be longings The sidewalls were partly standing but the roof had caved in when the fire died down There was little wind and spectators said the flames rose 100 feet in the air Schultheis estimated damage at AP Wircphoto CLERGYMEN VISIT THE Truman is highly amused Friday at a remark from the lord bishop of Bath and Wells the Rt Rev H W Brad field right in the white house rose garden The Rt Rev J W C Wand left is lord bishop of London They and other Anglican bishops background not identified are in the capital on their way to Williamsburgh Va for the American Church Eucharistic congress next Monday Berqn Claims Czechs Act Outside Law Prague Czechoslovakia Roman Catholic Archbishop Josef Beraiv has accused the commu nist government of taking over the duties of the archbishop it was learned Saturday Beran a semiprisoner in his palace made his accusation in a letter to the government his 2nd in 2 weeks The letter charged that Dr Miroslav Houska the ministry of education official stationed in his consistory since June to stop church antistate activities had illegally superseded the arch bishop Beran addressed his letter dated Aug 17 to the legal department of the ministry of information noting as far as I know all min istries have legal divisions to ad vise the government that the law is being broken Beran said the government in stalled its officials in the church consistories under a law which permits the state supervision and control but the same law gives to the church office the authority to conduct its internal affairs New Lawyer in Muldoon Slayer Case Marshalltown new at torney entered the Alvin Junior Brown murder case Saturday and the defense announced it would attack as insufficient the county attorneys information against the Tulsa Okla youth Brown whose trial is scheduled for this month pleaded innocent last July to a charge of murder in the hitchhike slaying last June 6 of William J Muldoon 35 of Ma son City The court had appointed John L Mowry and James D Robert son as defense attorneys for the 20yearold Brown Saturday Dis trict Judge B O Tankersly was advised that the employer of Browns father in Tulsa had asked Attorney Roy L Pell to enter the case as an attorney for Brown Robertson withdrew from the case this morning and Pell was given permission to file a motion attacking the county attorneys information against Brown Pell said he would argue that a irmr der case requires a grand jury indictment as a prerequisite to a trial or final pleading Requests 10 Day Delay in Steel Fight 3Member Fact Finding Board Makes Report Washington resident Truman Saturday asked the steel industry and CIO Steelworkers union for a 10day extension of the industrys strike truce A million steel workers had been scheduled to walk out at a m next Wednesday in support of a demand for a 30 cents an hour package including wages increase pensions and in surance But a presidential factfinding board submitted a lengthy report to Mr Truman Saturday in an effort to head off the walkout Advance Report The white house set the time for its publication at 4 p m CST Saturday There were advance reports that it recommended a 10cent an hour improvement for Steel Report Cleveland Cleve land press giving local top steel executives as its source said Saturday thesteel factfinding board gave President Truman a report which recommended No 4th round wage increase A pension system for steel workers which would be estab lished through collective bar gaining and wo Id equal ap proximately 6 an hour in wage boosts A health insuranceplan equal to about 4 cents an hour to which both companies and workers would contribute The press quoted the steel ex ecutives as saying the pension plan would give each steel worker an amount at age 65 which when added to his social security pension would equal a month Sports Bulletin Brooklyn 5 New York 4 Chicago 9 Pittsburgh 5 Boston 9 Philadelphia 1 Am Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Showers or thunder storms Saturday night Low Saturday night 60 Thunder showers Sunday turning cooler late afternoon or evening High 75 Iowa and Mostly cloudy Sunday with Saturday scattered showers or thundershowers Cooler Sunday night 5864 Low Saturday OLDEST POLIO PATIENT Iowa City of Iowa hospitals announced Satur day that Frederick Simmen 73 Center Point has been admitted for treatment of polio Doctors said he is believed to be the old est person in the United States I to contract the disease this year Minnesota Cloudy occasional showers or thundershowers Sat urday night and Sunday warm er east portion Saturday night cooler north and east portions Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum 79 Minimum 49 At 8 a m 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 35 workers in pensions and insur ance benefits but no wage in crease The president asked that the present truce be extended at least until Sept 25 while the parties continue bargaining onthe basis of the factfinders report Advised of the presidents re quest at Pittsburgh President Philip Murray of the Steelworkers said the matter will come before a strategy meeting of the unions wage policy committee Monday and there will be no comment until then Accepted Truce Both sides had accepted a 60 day nostrike period suggested by President Truman to avert a walkout last July 16 This leaves the union free to strike at a m Sept 14 In New York a spokesman for the U S Steel corporation said the company had no comment on the presidents request A spokesman for Bethlehem Steel 2nd only to U S Steel in size said the company would make no statement until it had received official notification of the boards report and Mr Trumans request for an extension 13YearOld Boy Hanged in Accident Exlra Olsen 13 yearold son of Mr and Mrs Oluf W Olsen accidentally hanged himself Friday while trying to slide down a basement water pipe with a belt looped around his neck He was the 3rd of the three sons to meet a tragic death In 1942 2 other sons ages 1 and 4 died in a fire which destroyed their home Coroner W H Halloran who pronounced the death accident al said it occurred as follows When Samuel returned from school to the Olsen acreage on the edge of Exira he went to the basement to play He looped his belt around a water pipe put his head inside the loop and tried to slide down the pipe The belt belt caught on the pipe and strangled him The boys father was at work in town and his mother and 5 yearold sister Camelia Jane were in town shopping They found his body when they re turned home at 5 p m The Exira fire department tried unsuccess fully to revive him   

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