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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires of 2 pictures published MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY lei 1950 This Paper Consists of Two One No 187 Rail Strike Ends Carriers Say Union Drops Fireman Demand Ready for Vote Predict Compromise Foreign Aid Bill Will Pass Congress JOSEPH C GOODWIN Washington program of Amer 1 i f n 1 y1 4 771 i cim 10 uuiope and other noncommunist areas nal votes in both chambers of congress predict WUSe sage without difficulty He said he would bring the measure up for a vote Wednesday The big global aid program was sprung from a weeklong deadlock Monday by agreement between senate and house conferees It was a partial victory both for the ad reported dead in his air raid bunker Cold War in Stalemate Holdout Along Established West Europe Line Looms Think Moscow Recognizes Stone Wall By DEWITT MACKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Two notable developments abroad emphasize that the cold war in Europe has reached an impasse with both sides digging in and deter mined to hold their present lines to the bitter end In the western camp we find the big 3 Britain France and Ameri in London the other Atlantic Pact na tions to perfect Western Eu ropes defenses against possi ble soviet aggression That defense includes botl economic and military fields And Western Germany is t play her part in this stanci against the communist drive On the Russian side we ge further proof that while hasnt by any means abandoiiei the fight she recognizes that sh has come up against a stone wal in her advance towards the Eng lish channel The iron curtain is being tight ened for the purpose of putting ar impenetrable barrier between th satellites and the democracies Th tightening of the curtain this tim involves a further political purg in Poland in order to bring tha nation under closer soviet control Does this mean that the cold wa is approaching its end Not by a long shot Will Broken in L A Mason Cityan Named in Estate Los Angeles neph ews of the late Iowa philanthro pist John H Fritz 85 broke his will Monday when a judge refused to admit the doc ument to probate because it was not dated Superior Judge John Gee Clark said an administrator would be appointed for the estate which is in cash and securities Among heirs will be relatives of the re tired lumberman who died Oct 1 1949 Principal beneficiary of the dis credited will was Fritz niece Catherine Fritz a former WAG who was to receive 1third of the estate Other legatees were St Marys parish Fairfield Iowa and St Vincents Catholic home Davenport Iowa Relatives who will share in the estate include Dr Edward Kil foy Los Angeles nephew Martin Fritz Washington Iowa brother Edward Fritz Mason City Iowa halfbrother Mrs Veronica Kurtz Emma Fritz and Bertha Pacha Pleasant Plain Iowa halfsisters and Leo T KHfoy and John A Kilfoy Chicago nephews Edward Fritz lives at 122 15th N W in Mason City but mem bers of his family said he had gone to Los Angeles in connec tion with the settling of the estate ExU P PREXY DIES Las Vegras Nov George W Ashby 64 former president of the Union Pacific railroad died Monday night at Cldrkc county hospital here s or miners to RESCUE APPROACHESA rowboat is driftedtoTsT VV01 f v ikj LVJ J OUi i 4 Copter crackup at Niagara Falls N Y about 300 feet above the brink of the Canadian Falls left copter overturned as its 2 pilots tried to hft Mrs Jeanette Dugay right center from a rock to which she was clinging in midstream All Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cool with occasional showers Tuesday night Lou Tuesday night 50 High Wednes day 72 Iowa Cloudy Tuesday night with snowers in east portion Low Tuesday night 50 to 55 Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday Easterly winds 1520 mph High Wednesday 68 northeast 82 southwest Further outlook More general showers breaking out again Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday Iowa 5 Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average near normal Normal high 70 to 72 Normal low 45 to 49 trend Wednesday and Thursday0 Cooler Friday and Saturday Warming in west again Sunday Showers late Wednesday and Thursday averaging J to 1 inch Clearing Friday Pull Another Rescue at Niagara Falls Niagara Fulls iV V An engineer trying to salvage a heli copter wrecked above the Cana dian falls during a hazardous res cue had to be saved himself TLICS day Jerry Pengway Niagara Falls was stranded on the wreckage for about 2 hours when his rowboat capsized The boat overturned in the rapids of the Niagara river as hc neared the helicopter but he was able to get aboard one of its pon toons The rowboat fastened by a rope was from Three Sister islands wctt drifting downstream toward the wreckagewhen it was swamped by ivavoc J i Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Showers extreme southeast Tuesday night and west portion Wednesday afternoon or evening Warmer Wednesday Low Tuesday night 3o4o north 4560 south High Wednesday 5565 north 6575 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or the 24 hours ending at 8 a m uesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum ministration and for an economy bloc which had fought to trim it As finally agreed on by the con by the 2 chambers to iron out differences between the senate and house bill provides up to for the 3rd year of the 4year Marshal plan for Europes economic recov ery It also calls for for Korea for noncom munist forces in the China area for Palestine refugees1 for the international childrens emergency fund and for President Trumans point 4 program Lewis Denies He Ignored Government Washington L Lew denied Tuesday that he gave ders to his soft coal miner ignore a nostrike injunction last winter But he turned down an in vitation to testify on that question dayanightgreSSi0nal hCaring Tues That was Lewis first public reply to charges by Lloyd H Sidener Canton 111 miner that he secretly ordered the miners to ignore the government injunction The Lewis denial was disclosed rCUel toRePAndrew Jacobs D chairman of a house labor subcommittee investigating the Sidener charges Jacobs originally had subpenaed Lewis to appear at Tuesday nights Rep John Lesinski U chairman of the full labor committee withdrew Jacobs subpena power as subcommittee chairman in his letter to Sidener is in error in his pressquoted assertions that he received directly or indirectly any whistlestop instructions from 2s Workers headquar No such instructions Lewis said were uttered or authorized at anytime by this office to Mr bidener or any other of the hun dreds of thousands of officers and members of the United Mine Workers of America The term whistle stop has no significance n the coal mining industry Sidener has charged that he telephoned instructions from Lewis that the whistle blew once indicating according to iidcner that miners were to ig noic the injunction and stay out of the pits Americans Involved in Iran Russia London Russia charged officially Monday night that aerial photographs of soviet ter ritory arc being taken on the irontier of the Soviet Union and Iran and that Americans are par ticipating Moscow radio said that the so viet government had notified Iran of the alleged violation of soviet territory Say Purpose Military Photographs are being taken along the frontier for both mili tary and geological purposes Rus sia charged Presumably any geological pho tographs would be taken in con nection with oil facilities in the or possibly uranium mining operations Moscow radio in a broadcast recorded by the soviet monitor said that the Russian embassy in Tehran delivered a note to the ranian government Sunday de tailing the allegation The note pointed to recent press reports that the Iranian oil com pany was doing preliminary work lor the extraction of oil in the areas of Gurgan Mazanderan and Gilan near theCaspian sea and that the work included aerial pho tography Object to Foreigners Iran notified the soviet govern ment that such work was being undertaken and the soviet govern ment replied April 8 that it had not been given a full report and that it objected to the presence of foreigners in the area AP Wircphoto Lie Visits Stalin for 90 Minutes By EDDY GILMORE Moscow prime Minister Joseph Stalin and United Nations SecretaryGeneral T r y g v e Lie talked for 90 minutes at the krem 1m Monday night The conference climaxed the save the U N mis sion which had brought Lie half way round the world to see the Russian leader Lie met Tuesday with the Chi lese communist ambassador to Moscow TURNS THE TABLESPresident Harry Truman turns tables on Senator Scott Lucas right by raising his arm on stage of the Chicago Stadium Monday night Lucas came out to congratulate the president following his Jefferson Jubilee speech But Truman grabbed Scotts arm and pre sented him to the audience Lucas senior senator from Illinois faces a stiff fight for reelection in November against former Republican Rep Everett M Dirksen x Truman Points for Ouster of Obstructionists By ERNEST B VACCARO Aboard Truman Train President Truman put opponents of his lair deal program on no tice Tuesday he will fight to drive obstructionists out of congress He rode happily back to Wash ington in the wake of democratic cheers to put new heat on those he termed backward looking senators and representatives to fall in line with the administra Nationalrsrs Abandon Cushan Taipch China Tuesday night announced aban donment of the Chushan islands The official announcement com ing on the heels of vows by the nationalists to defend the islands lo the death said 150000 troops were evacuated Only Monday a nationalist gen eral from there who insisted that hc be named said the battle 73 48 49 11 inch 72 53 LINDER ELECTED Fort Dodge E Linder Des Moines was reelected pres dent of the Iowa conference of ypographical unions nt its spring onvention here Lester L Hop ins Clinton was reelected scc etarylrcasurer gway had planned to drift downstream in the rowboat to fasten 2 lines to the helicopter One of the lines was fastened to a point on the Three Sisters island Hc planned to use a breechesbuoy gun to fire the other to Goat island Then it was planned to right the overturned helicopter prepara tory to hauling it ashore The helicopter was wrecked Monday xvhile rescuinga woman and clung to a rock in the churning rapids DUBUQUE DEFEATS BOND bond issue for construction work in the Dubuque school system was turned down Monday by Du buque voters The mony wns to have supplemented a bond issue of 9fjO000 previously voted Shanghai nn effective air and nav al blockade of the big communist port had been effected Earlier Tuesday Chiang Kai shek pledged to diedefending For only island left to the he cannot beat back the communist tide that pre viously swallowed all of mainland China HI I 1U i He conferred with Wang industry tion Making the last speech of his crosscountry tour to a Cumber land Md crowd he challenged republicans to come up with something better than his fail deal Sees Unemployed Mr Truman referred to unem ployment in Cumberland and said Jt is a tragic thing that jobless conditions exist in such cities Leon Jerry Davis Ottum while the rest of the country iswa Fenton Iowa City Rob nrosnpinnc ert Getting Sanborn Don Gustaf son Des Moines Roger Harrison Vmton Andy Houg St Ansgar Keith Hulquist Olds Douglas Lawson Council Bluffs Don Preuss New London Carroll Saw Nominate 16 for Kinnick Scholarships Iowa City Sixteen Iowa high school seniors will be candi dates for the 5 Nile Kinnick me morial scholarships to Ije awarded to freshman students registering at the University of Iowa Presi dent Virgil M Hancher announced Tuesday Invitations have been sent to the candidates asking them to visit the university May 2223 for ex aminations and interviews Five scholarships are awarded each year as a memorial to the AllAmerican Kinnick and other Hawkeyes who died in World war Nominations for the scholarship are made by the Iowa State Junior Chamber of Commerce Candidates for the 1950 awards are Roland E Baker Fairfield Richard Boyce Nevada Charles prosperous The president said his program to aid small business which he recently proposed to congress would make federal aid available and help local officials yet new Hsiang the representative of th Pciping regime about the repre sentation in the United Nation which the Chinese communist seek Diplomats speculated tha China s representation in the U N was a major topic at the discus sions No devils of the talks wet disclosed but it is not thought hen that the Russians showed an signs of modifying their refusal tc participate in any U N organic tion in which Chiang Kaishek1 government is represented Russia has demanded that the Peiping government of Mao Tze tung be recognized as Chinas rep resenlative in the United Nations Present with Lie and Stalin a the meeting were Vice Premier V M Molotov and Foreign Ministei Andrei Y Vishinsky The inter view came after to ease eastwest con ferred with President Truman in Washington and with top officiate in London Paris and here in Mos cow was Pennsylvania Polls Attract Light Vote Philadelphia JP A stormy battle for control of Pennsylva nias republican party attracted Tuesday The lines were sharply drawn in tho top GOP struggle for power and the outcome of thn voting was being watched closely for its significance on 1952 presidential maneuvering The nominute interview uo considered a rather long one for the soviet premier It was consid ered here that Lie and Stalin dis cussed not only the China question but other basic points of eastwest tension as well SAME 152 flaj Uarria death in put 1 Houril in Anthon Russell Schaub North Speaking to a roarint crowd ofvvood Rin Stengcr Davenport 22000 party faithful overflowing anci John TafTForl Dodge Ihe Chicago stadium the president Monday night gave his party this keynote for action The democratic party will car ry on its fight for its program during the remaining months of the 81st congress and after that is over we will carry on the fight in the 82nd congress Hopes for Removal I hope that by next January some of the worst obstructionists will be removed We will carry on the fight this Burma Scoffs at Anamosa Wire Recordings Davenport the basis of what he has learned so far about the wire recordings made ifor Anamosa reforma cause we are a party that is not afraid to dream and plan and work for a better future The presidents speech climaxed a day Jefferson jubilee celebra tion which brought cabinet mem bers and 3000 democratic party leaders from throughout the coun try to Chicago They said his 6000mile non pohticiil trip to the northwest last week was just a mild taste of the type of campaign he will wage before the November election View Skid Row Mr Truman Vice President Barkley cabinet ami other party notables paraded from the Black stone hotel along 2 torchlighted Titles to the west side stadium carrying the procession along Chi cagos notorious Skid Row Police Commissioner Prender gast estimated the street crowd at 400000 The president was interrupted requcntly by applause once vhcn departing from his pre inred text he declared I wish the opposition ti i inttitiiil L III ft f e i T year and the following Parole board hearings the affair resembles an attempt to make a mountain out of a mole hill In these words Henry Burma chairman of the stare board of control summed up his senti ments regarding the story which broke Friday night in a copy righted radio broadcast while making a routine inspection of Annie Wiiittenmcyer home in Davenport Tuesday Robert Lappen another mcm oer of the board of control ioincd Burma here for the inspection I have hoard the recordings that James Hellyer of Waterloo serving a life sentence for rape made of the hearings and for the most part they are unintelligible Burma said would omc up with something and be real opposition A great political ufy can not survive everything and be Farmer Hurt in Tractor Upset West Wooldridec escaped with burns on his face and hands Monday when a tractor went out of control at his farm 4 miles east of Wadenn The front wheels hit a stick turning the ma chine sharply into a ditcli The gas ignited destroying the prac tically new tractor Plan Normal Train Service on 5 Roads Request for 3rd Man Not Entirely Dropped by Brotherhood Chicago na tions worst railroad strike in 4 years was settled Tuesday and striking firemen on 5 major rail systems were or dered back to their jobs im mediately The struck passenger and freight service disrupted by the 6 day old walkout planned to resume normal service as rapidly as possible The striking Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen recalled picket ines and ordered the strikers to return to work Both sides expressed satisfaction over the settlement terms The carriers said they won the fight on the principal to hire a 2nd fireman on multiple unit Diesel locomotives They said he union withdrew its demand on the issue which has been in dis pute between the brotherhood and carriers for more than 10 years A spokesman for the Pennsyl vania railroad largest of the sys ems affected by the strike said the settlement was in keeping vith the major findings of the presidents fact finding boards and the main issues in the case hose placing additional unneces sary men on the diesel locomo not a part of the ettlement Union President David B Rob ertson in a statement termed as satisfactory the settlement of all issues involved 3rd Man Still an Issue The union said it did not with draw entirely its request for ssignment of a 3rd man on big Diesel locomotives A spokesman said the brotherhood modified its demand The strike originally set for April 26 started May 10 against parts of the Pennsylvania New York Central the Southern rail way and Santa Fe systems It was extended to the southwestern dis trict of the Union Pacific railroad last Saturday Although only some 18000 loco motive firemen struck the walk out disrupted much of the nations rail transportation and had made idle some 200000 ly railroad employes The break in the strike was announced shortly after 2 a m CST and immediately the union sent telegrams to striking locals canceling the strike order The union and carriers had met continuously for 9 hours during the night and early morning hours Sitting in at the peace talks were members of the national railway mediation board The main snag in the negotia tions was the dispute over the hir ing of a 2nd fireman on the Diesel locomotives Say Demand Modified Whilethe carriers said the union withdrew its demand a union spokesman said it modified ils demand to the extent that the question will be approached through arbitration of the exist ing contract agreement One fireman and 1 engineer are employed on the big Diesel loco motives The union has charged the railroads have been violating the rule which provides for a fireman in the forward cab of Die sel locomotives on main line or through passenger service at all times when the train is moving It said that if services of an addi tional man is required to perfrom work m the motor room the rules provide hc shall be taken from the seniority ranks of the firemen The union said the agreement eliminated wage differentials which it said had existed in pay of firemen on oil burning steam loco motives and straight electric lo comotives They have had lower rates than those on coal burning or Diesels the union said The new agreement it said brings all rates at the same level No figures were given Robertson in his telegram to striking locals said After more than a month of negotiations and mediation and 6 days of strike a satisfactory settlement of all issues involved has been reached and our key men have been notified and instructed to have our members return to service immediately Immediate Return in Doubt A union spokesman early said he could not say immediately when   

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