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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION AaiocUted United Proa Full Lw Wlres Five CenUja Copy THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY is N E I G H B 0 R S Senator 3SS the action are Wiley Beardsley to x Pass Up GOP Policy Meet Des Moines William sBeardsley said Thursday he will be unable to attend a meeting of republican governors in Wash ington next Wednesday and Thursday to draft the governors proposals for a restatement of re publican policy He said he has so replied by wire to a telegraphic invitation irom Republican National Chair man Guy G Gabrielson Beardsley said he would be in Sioux City next Thursday for a meeting of the Missouri river basin interagency committee Jowa will be host at the meeting 10 midwest governors Six of governors are among the nations 19 republican governors Beardsley said he didnt know whether the other 5 midwest re publican governors who have been invited to attend the Sioux City meeting will he there or in Washington The governor said he made no recommendations as to policv in his wire to Gabrielson Urge Welding of European Economies Washington Tru man submitted a report to con Thursday urging Europes Marshall plan countries to weld their economies into a single producing and trading area of 270000000 persons The report prepared by the economic cooperation adminis tration said American dollars have strengthened Eu ropes economy to the point where the 16 nations can take this radical step without risk Although economic integration is obviously a longterm objective the present time is favorable for initiating this program it said It predicted such a move would bring a in manufacturing and trading throughout all of western Europe This would im measurably improve the sale of European goods in dollar markets and more nearly satisfy the expectations and needs of the Eu ropean peoples ECA said The president made no com ment of his own on the need for integration put by submitting it to congress as his 6th report on ECA operations tie gave added weight to Administrator Paul Hoffmans repeated pleas for ac tion on such a step Gen George C Marshall father of the Marshall plan when he was secretary of state said Wed nesday that the European recov ery program has made more progress in the last 2 years than official Washington expected Marshall spoke to a Kiwanis club meeting in Southern Pines N Car The ECA report said that the recent devaluation of European currencies will not by itself solve Europes basic economic prob lems nor remove the shackles that are holding back interna tional trade Russia Takes 4 Northern China Provinces Acheson Bennett in Contest to Be Governor Hickenlooper Told to Break With Spongier and Guy Gabrielson By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Politics was bustin out all over in Iowa Thursday In Des Moines Former Radio Disc Jockey Myron J Bennett 42 became the first to announce m the democratic primaries for governor He listed an 11point program which includes legalized bingo and liquorbythedrink At Indianola Publisher Don L Berry confirmed reports that he nad wired Republican Senator Hicicenlooper a warning Berry said he told Hickenlooper his only chance of renomination and re election is to cut loose from CjOP National Committeeman Harrison Spangler of Cedar Rap rVdKG0tP Chairman Guy Gafarielson At the statehouse in Des Moines speculation increased that Republican Governor William S Beardsley may run for the senate rather than seek reelection as governor Beardsley himself was Tula Paper of Two DIM Patient Admits Sh Set Hospital mum Can Name Candidate nn on Press club luncheon the retary said that this process is complete in Manchuria and nearly so in outer Mongolia And he said the communist re gime in China itself has developed new methods and techniques t nelp the Russianmenace and pro vide insidious weapons of pene tration puts the care more sol idly before the horse the secre tary said than the statement h heard nearly everyday that th real interest of the United States m the far east is to stop th spread of communism Of course this government i interested in that he hastened tc add But it is interested for a rea son far more deeplyrooted than the question of conflict with Rus policy and relations at a National sia he said Real Interest Americas real interest he said is in the Asiatic people as peo ple it is in protecting their inter ests and their spiriit of indepen dence and self development It is to guard thesehe said that the United States wants to check the communist menace Acheson said that Russias de signs on Manchuria are a single most important fact in the far eastern picture The secretary warned that the United States people and its gov ernment must avoid folly or fool ish adventures which would ob scure this fact The United States he added must keep its purposes perfectly above board Cracks Taft Acheson swung into his discus sion of Russia and the Chinese situation after first taking some cracks at senatorial critics Sen ator Taft Rep of Ohio in par ticular of the administrations Formosapolicy He referred to Taft only as a distinguished statesman who had said he had no doubt that some sincere aid to China sometime ago would have resulted in different conditions now and no doubt that a small amount of aid now can solve the problem in Formosa Acheson jibed that this states nan was a man who switches be tween a position of some doubt and no doubt ON HONEYMOON MDwavkee Connie Schwcxegler of Madison Wis and hb bride of 2 days the former Valeria Loudden are honeymoon tat here The couple was married ill Hellenic Iowa Schwoegler was vorld Individual match b in 1942 and 1948 8YearOld Boy1 Killed by Auto Independence 8year old boy was killed Wednesday when he ran on to the highway after his dog He was Warren Crawford son of Mr and Mrs Eugene Crawford Sheriff Emery Hart said the boy was struck by a car driven by C A Gunther 39 of Lisbon Iowa on highway 150 at the north edge of town The sheriff said the boy ran into the path of the car while chasing his dog across the high way Rudd Voters OK P G E Franchise a special election here Wednesday voters favored grant ing a 25year franchise to the Peoples Gas and Electric company to operate in the town A total of 10 were cast of which 155 were in favor of franchise 13 I opposed and 2 ballots were spoiled Takes Own Life After Slaying 5 Hammond Ind UR Fehx aamas 27 apparently maddened by an impending divorce shot or stabbed to death Ms wife 2 dren and another couple Thurs Then he set fire to his home and killed himself Firemen and police found the victims of the xvholesale murder and suicide in the bloodspattered burning home A 22 tfaliber pistol and a knife lay by Samas side A telephone book was open to the listings of funeral homes The dead in addition to Samas were his wife Katherine 24 from whom he had been estranged since before Christmas then children Felix Jr 4 and Phyllis 18 months and Richard Norman 26 and his wife Shirley 18 who had been living with Mrs Samas The bodies some scorched were found when firemen answered an alarm at a m for a fire in the home a small bungalow lo cated on the citys southeast side Discharged 22 caliber shells were found after the fire which caused minor damage was brought under Berry said he could suggest a candidate who can win unless Hickenlooper followed his advice tferry is a close friend of Beards hesaid did not have Beardsley m mind as the un named candidate he brandished m Hickenloopers direction Later in a front page editorial i in the Indianola RecordHerald Ber rePublicans should nomi nate Mrs Raymond Sayre of Ackworth for Hickenloopers post if the senator does not break with tpangler Reached at her home by tele phone Mrs Sayre said I dont think I have time right now to run for senator But I be heye women should get into such activities She confirmed that she is a republican but declined fur ther comment because she said she knew nothing of Berrys ac tion Washington American Farm Bureau President Allan Kline told a press conference that he thought it quite possible that Iowa farm ers would help elect a democratic senator who was a Farm Bureau supporter This was assumed to control Authorities said that Samas a machinist was believed to have entered the house Wednesday night while his wife was away He had been living elsewhere since their estrangement and she had filed suit for divorce Police Capt Andrew Pellar said Samas went berserk appar ently after brooding about the di vorce and disagreement with his wife over custody of the children Reconstructing the tragedy Pellar said he believed Samas first dlled the children and the Nor mans and killed his wife when she returned home from a lunch she operated Invasion of Hainan by Reds Denied Nationalist Bombers Range China Coast to Blast Communists Taipei Formosa issimo Chiang Kaisheks staff Thursday flatly denied that the communists have invaded Hainan island They said no invasion whatever had occurred They said the invasion report which came to this Chinese na tionalist capital from abroad was absurd The invaders must have been ghosts or figments of the imagi nation said one of Chiangs aides Guerrillas are admittedly active in a small way on Hainan but nationalist army sources said none of these were new arrivals Many of them have been operating since the early stages of the Japanese war a dozen years ago Nationalist navy units patrol ling Hainan Strait have recently been strengthened to prevent a red move from the mainland 10 miles away A nationalist navy task reported it sank 30 of 50 red junks trying to invade Weichou island off Liuchow peninsula Chiang Kai sheks bombers ranged the coastal country blast ing red concentrations Canton Foochow and Shanghai were bombed Troops Concentrated Chinese news dispatches re ported a big concentration of communist boat in Hangchow bay The Chii San islands 20 miles long and 10 miles wide and located about 100 miles south of Shanghai appeared to be their objective The islands are used by the nationalist navy and air force to blockade Shanghai The AP as ADMITS SEEING FIRE TO HOSPITALMS Epperly 23 of Rock Island nervously smokes a cigaret she tells her story of starting the fire which claimed the lives of 41 women at Mercy hospital in Davenport Satur day bhe is shown with her husband Senate Committee Okays Appointment of Sherman number of Hangchow ranged up to 2000 craft Small scale fighting between the 10000 nationalist regulars and stragglers qn Hainan and the 17 000 red guerrillas who have been operating in this area for a long time was reported officially here m the nationalist capital Only about 40000 of the Hai nan defenders could be call first line troops Destroyer to Protect U S Cargo Ship Washington JP The senate armed services committee Thurs day unanimously recommended confirmation of Admiral Forrest P Sherman as chief of naval op erations The action came after Secretary of the Navy Matthews testified that the removal of Admiral Louis Denfeld as CNO did not result from Denfelds testimony before a house committee Fayette County Recorder Named West Paul Oel berg deputy Fayette county re corder since 1939 has been named by the board of supervisors o fill out the term of Clyde Mun on who died at Hawkeye Sun day She will serve until Jan 1 MYRON J BENNETT mean a democrat who does not support the Brannan plan which the Farm Bureau opposes Kline mentioned no names At Leon Publisher Steven Car ter 34 who came within 3500 votes of defeating Rep Karl Le Compte RIowa in the 1948 4th district congressional race in which more than 100000 votes were cast announced he will again seek the democratic nomi nation for congress this year Ask Corry Ouster In Des Moines the Drake uni versity young democrats club re quested U S Secretary of Labor Tobin to remove Edgar C Corry Jr of Des Moines from Tobins advisory committee Corry is cor poration counsel in the office of the republican secretary of state Berry said he favors Hicken loopers reelection and person ally wants Beardsley to run for governor again Canadian and American scien tists have cooperated on studies of arctic mosquitoes in the Hud sons Bay area Washington navy said Thursday the destroyer Baussell is escorting the Flying Arrow to Tsmgtao in order to provide pro tection for the shellriddled mer chant ship There was no elaboration but presumably this means that the destroyer will if the Chinese nationalist warships again attempt to attack the Fly ing Arrow in international waters Nationalist gunboats shelled the merchant ships Monday in the waters off Shanghai while it was sailing for that communist held port Fire broke out in one of her holds The Baussell and the destroyer Stickell had been standing by the stricken vessel until it was pro nounced seaworthy The navys statement said the Baussell will go along with the Flying Arrow to the point of entry into Chinese territorial waters off Tsingtao It added The escort requested by the master of the Flying Arrow is for her protection and to guard against the possible outbreak of further fires EAGLE GROVE NATIVE DIES Torrineton Wyo JP Dr George Henry Glover 85 a na tive of Eagle Grove Iowa and founder of the School of Veter inary Medicine at Colorado A M college died at the home of a son G G Glover near here Wednesday When the ground is snowcov ered mix sand with bird seed for birds need to eat gravel Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Snow flurries Thurs day night and possible sleet Friday Low Thursday night 15 High Friday 30 Iowa Cloudy and colder Thursday night with light snow north and west and rain southeast portion Clearing and colder Friday Low Thursday night 1015 northwest 35 southeast Minnesota Cloudy and much cold er occasional light snow south west portion Thursday night Friday partly cloudy and con tinued cold with some light snow extreme southeast Low Thursday night 1525 below zero northwest to 05 above southeast High Friday near zero northwest to 1520 above south east IN MASON CITY GiobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday SEEKS SECOND vin D Synhorst Orange City announced Thursday he will seek the republican nomination for election to a 2nd term as secretary of state of Iowa Syn horst a graduate of the Uni versity of Iowa law school at 36 years of age is the youngest state official now holding office in Iowa He is veteran of World war II serving in the European theater His wife is the former Alice Rossing of Humboldt They have 3 son Robert Mother of Lewis Dies in Illinois Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 32 23 32 24 17 hinese Red Leader Finds Soviet Tough Bargainer i By SEYMOUR TOPPING HongKong The unpre edented stay of Chinese commu list leader Mao TzeTung in Mos pw indicated Thursday he is inding the Russians tough bar 4 weeks ago he left amers Exactly China for his historic conferences with Stalin Leaving his country t a critical time Mao arrived in he Russian capital Dec 16 He is till there Customary procedure for a high eve international conference in Moscow is for senior members of mission to remain only a few ays Then they leave subordinates behind to iron out details Does his prolonged stay mean he is finding the price asked by the tightfisted Russians too high That is the opinion of experts here Veteran China observers think Mao went to Moscow primarily to seek badly needed economic aid for red China That he left his country at this time underlined the urgency of his mission He likely is requesting relief from the Manchurian barter agreement Concluded last sum mer it calls for Manchuria to pro vide agricultural products to the Soviet Union in return for man ufactured goods It has caused resentment in foodshort China Reliable sources say even normally foodrich Man churia cannot now meet the ex port quota for Russia North China although plagued with famine has been asked to make up the heavy deficit The result New anger has been stirred up against the Russians Some observers say the Chinese reds must have large scale eco nomic help if internal conditions are to be Improved fast enough to consolidate them in power Reports from inside China There seems to be little prospect the reds can pull themselves out unaided What Stalin is asking in return for such aid will affect the whole course of events in Asia But Stalin does not hold all the trump cards New ones have been given Mao by British recognition of his regime by President Trumans hands off declaration of For mosa by the possible emergence of an oriental Tito in Japanese Communist Leader Sanzo Nozaka ture it ture it as Sialln needt Maos help economic quagmire soviet aspirations in Asia Springfield 111 Ann Louisa Lewis 91yearold mother of John L Lewis United Mine Workers chief died at the home of her daughter here Thursday Relatives said the cause of death was old age Mrs Lewis was hospitalized at Johns for several weeks last year She returned to the home of her daughter Miss Hattie Lewis shortly before Thanksgiving The family said John L Lewis had been notified of his mothers death and was enroute to Spring field from Washington D C They said funeral arrangements would be made upon his arrival here Fri day Mrs Lewis and her husband Thomas H Lewis were Welsh im migrants She married him in 1878 at Lucas Iowa Her eldest sonJohn who be came the United Mine Worker president was born there 2 years later Several years later the fam ily moved to Colfax Iowa where a 2nd son Thomas Jr was born In 1889 the family moved to Des Moines Iowa where Thomas Lewis went to work as a nighf watchman and policeman Three other Howard and born there i Woman 23 Faces Chargi of Murder States Attorney Expresses Doubt About Her Admissioi Davenport young wor an patient in a mental hospitil which burned taking the lives 41 women reported Thursdal to have confessed setting the fin She was charged with murder A psychiatrist said the womaJ identified as Mrs Elnora Epperlj was a schizophrenic Authoritie1 said they were checking her ston Rock Island 111 States Attor ney Bernard Moran said he doubts about the womans ac mission He said she had told it story previously to her physici and he had discounted it on t ground it was normal for a persol in her condition to tell such story Scott County Attorney Clark Filseth of Davenport said he hi charged Mrs Epperly whose hor is in Hock Island with murde committed in the perpetration arson A short time later she caml with Iowa authorities to port and was taken to Filsethl office Tells Story Moran said the woman told thil story She setfire to the curtains her room in the hospital menta ward where the fire tragedy curred The fire was touched with a cigaret lighter When the curtains were well ablaze she said she smashed th transom over her rooms locke door arid climbed into the JuOlwaj Rescuers helped her irwjij blazing building and she treated for severe arnfccuts caused by broken transom glass Moran said the attractive petit J young woman was clear and defJ inite and could not be shakerf from her story in 4 hours of ques tioning by Rock Island authorities The 3 story building wasde strpyed by a fire which mushi roomed through it while the patients slept Gets Phone Call Moran said the first informaJ tion he had received was In the form of a telephone call from the womans husband John made the disclosure A half hour later Moran saidJ Mrs Epperly called him in per son at his office and repeated story to him Deputy Sheriff Harry Wein brandt assigned to the states attorneys office as an investi gator questioned the woman ati her home from 9 p m Wednes day to 1 a mThursday After questioning the woman Weinbrandt conferred with vestigators who have been makl ing a study of the fire the last 3 days He said evidence had beenl uncovered indicating the blazel started in her room At St Elizabeths she had been permitted freedom during the day I but was confined at night Since the fire from which she escaped with minor injuries she has been at home Ingrid Bergman Arranges for Mexican Divorce Rome Ingrid Bergman has I made arrangements to get a Mexi can divorce so she can marry Ro berto Rossellini Italian movie di rector as soon as possible the directors lawyer announced Thursday The attorney said Miss Berg1 man and her husband Dr Peter Lmdstrom Hollywood surgeon had reached a divorce agreement which will give him custody of their daughter Pia II They also S property iFh1reLare no other hindrances to hold back the swift course of divorce Gino Sotis attorney for Kosselum said in announcing the agreement Negotiations have been going on in New York for several days SAME BUek ti   

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