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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1950, Mason City, Iowa Have You Been Counted In The 1950 Census IF NOT PHOMP T LA NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL LVI NOT PHONE 3800 BEFORE 7 P M j CITY GLOBEGA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 19 1950 HOME EDITION HE WANTED A FUTUREA big Hereford steer who wanted something but pickTng SM Jn his future is roped and hauled in by a former Texan after breaking out of the Wilson Packing company premises in Los Angeles Thursday The animal gave police and amateur cowpokes a busy time as he wandered from street to street in the stockyards area Here Truck Driver Al Holder the man from Texas hauls in on the lasso after vol unteering to make the capture Holder uses a nearby milk truck as a potential haven Industry Chiefs Pledge More Work for Nation Management in Search for New Markets Boston group of the na tions top industrial chiefs were pledged Friday to stabilize em ployment and create more jobs The promise was made at Bps r tons rmdcentury jubilee bjr 42 industrialists representing firms with assets of billion After meeting in Bostons his toric Farieuil hall Thursday they issued a declaration setting forth these pledges 1 To stabilize employment by leveling out seasonal peaks and valleys in production by diversi fication of products and vigorous search for new markets 2 To create more jobs through research new facilities new equipment and new methods to keep pace with the needs of the country and its rapidly expand ing labor force 3 To give to each employe the opportunity to develop his abil ities recognizing his right to im prove himself as he improves the business 4 To maintain the healthy com petitive spirit that results in new ideas through better products and services to the public 5 To encourage more wide spread investment in common stocks to the end that more mil lions of Americans may become owners of industry as well as employes The business tycoons includ ing presidents of Bethlehem Steel company International Paper company U S Rubber and Radio Corporation of America said the best way to prevent unem ployment is to produce goods at lower unit cost so that more peo ple can afford them and more em ployes will be kept busy making them The industrialists also said A government that has grown faster than our ability to support it is taking away money that should be put to work Regulations which serve only to retard pro duction have been imposed The power to tax has been used to dry up the flow of risk capital into new enterprises Railroads Call Threatened Strike Unjustified Chicago The threatened strike Tuesday of AFL switchmen against 10 railroads the Western Association of Railways said Fri day is wholly unjustified This strike threat the associa tion said in a statement is a reck less drive for attempt by one small union to outsmart outdo a big rival union Only government intervention could avert the scheduled walkout for 6 a m local time the 10 midwestern and western lines Although no word came from the white house in Washington after the strike call Wednesday night the national railway mediation board was ex pected to be called in an attempt to tettle the wagehour dispute U S Court Rules Sally Must Serve Washington The U S circuit court of appeals ruled Fri day that Mildred E Axis Sally Gillarsimust serve 10 to 30 years in prison for broadcasting nazi propaganda during World war II The white haired 49yearold former actress was convicted more than a year ago in federal district court here The verdict was hartded down by a jury which deliberated 17 hours and 20 minutes In addition to the sentence of from 10 to 30 years she also was fined She would be eli gible for parole after serving 10 years in prison Fridays development marked another scene in 1 of the postwar periods longest treason dramas Miss Gillars first was arrested nearly 5 years ago when Ameri can troops entered Berlin Before the downfall of the na zis her smoothvoiced radio shows became known to millions of GIs She was the supposedly glamor ous radio siren who taught them the haunting strains of Lili Mar lene which became the World war marchingfighting song of the American infantry CAB Hears Parks Air Case Argument Washington XP The civil aeronautics board gets the con troversial Parks midwest feeder airline route case Friday for de cision after airline attorneys take their last turns at rebuttals A CAB spokesman said the boards decision might come with in a month Attorneys made their final oral arguments Thursday and repre sentatives of cities spoke More testified Friday The problem is what will the board do with some 3000 miles of feeder air line routes awarded several years ago to Parks Air line of East St Louis 111 Parks never has flown the routes Parks Air line came up with a last minute announcement it has bought twinengine planes and will be ready to start service on a part of its routes within a few weeks Yank Flyers Return to Mainland Long Beach broadly smiling American airmen set foot on the U S mainland Friday for the firsttime since they were tak en prisoner 19 months ago by Chi nese communists and were hustled off almost immediately for ques tioning by intelligence officers Navy Electrician William C Smith stepped from the silver 4 engined marine corps H5D which flew them home from Honolulu dumped 2 yellow toy bunnies into the arms of his silently staring of whom he never had seen and grabbed his wife in his arms Neither he nor Mrs Ruby Smith said a word but they hugged and kissed each other until an officer took Smith by the arm and es corted him away for some further questioning by intelligence offi cers with whom he had his first session in Honolulu Bender was greeted by Mrs Anna Kaiser a cousin of his moth er whom he had not seen since he was 8 years old Mrs Smith had spent long hours teaching her 3 year old son Mike to say Hello daddy If Id known you were coming Id have baked a cake But neither he nor his younger brother Pat born since Smith went overseas said a thing They just watched while their daddy hugged their mother and kissed her so hard her new hat fell off Tears of joy streamed down Mrs Smiths face as she watched her husband walk off We didnt say anything We jusChugged each other and kissed Therell be plenty of time to talk she said Effort to Unseat Morse in Oregon Portland Ore conser vative standard bearers vigorous attempt to unseat Republican Sen ator Wayne Morse attracted na tionwide attention to Oregons pri mary elections Friday Challenging the veteran Morses bid for renpmination is Dave Hoover a farmer from the crossroads community of Dead wood who has the moral and fi nancial support of the states con servative republican leaders Most observers give Hoover only an outside chance but his active campaign has aroused wide inter est The republican nomination is generally regarded as equivalent to election in this GOP stronghold which has not named a democratic senator since 1914 Hoover has assailed Morse as a pseudo republican who votes too often with the democratic admin istration the CIO and the leftists He has billed himself as a real republican who hates communists and wants the government to stop squandering money on Europe The senate fight is the only GOP contest in the state which for the first time in history has more reg istered democrats than republi cans Morse felt it necessary to make a number of campaign trips from Washington back to Oregon He wound up this week in a whirl wind series of speeches in which he stressed his slogan Principle Above Politics This Consists of Two One No 190 Bradley Seeks S W Mobilization P 7 Dead 1 Hurt in Gunplay at Glad brook Gladbrook A 53yearold Cresco Man Dies Struck by Auto Cresco J Finne gan 57 of Decorah died early Friday of injuries suffered when he was struck by a car as he walked along highway 9 on the east edge of Cresco The driver of the car Ralph Fitzgerald of Cresco was not held Motion Fails to Limit FEPC Argument Washington a speech on the fair employment practices proposal Senator Russell DGa Triday called Columnist Drew Pearson a liar for writing that southern democrats had made a deal with republicans to defeat a motion to limit debate Senator Hickenlooper declared what Pearson wrote was fantastically untrue Both senators spoke after a move to invoke debate limitation on the FEPC bill failed to muster the required number of votes Russell said Pearson is the prince of liars and a skunk He recalled that President Truman once referred to Pearson as an S O B This is not the first time Ive been accused of making a deal with republicans Russell said adding that Pearson knew this charge was utterly without basis and without foundation Senator Hickenlooper told the senate Pearson had written that he Hickenlooper was to vote against cloture debate limita tion under the deal As a mat ter of fact Hickenlooper said he had always been for cloture and had made a special trip here from Iowa to vote for it Senator Taft ROhio got out a statement saying he had urged every republican to vote for clo ture on the FEPC publicly and privately As for Pearsons col umn Taft said The whole story is an unmitigated lie All Iowa and Nebraska sena tors voted with the majority Fri day in favor of limiting debate on a motion to take up the fair em ployment practices FEPC bill Senators Butler and Wherry of Nebraska and Hickenloocer of Iowa all republicans and Gillette DIowa voted with the 52 for debate limitation The motion failed for lack of the required 64 votes odd jobs man was taken into cus tody Friday after a woman was killed and husband injured in a shooting here Killed in the early morning neighborhood shooting was Mrs William Murray about 50 Her husband received a flesh wound in the shoulder Town Marshall Jim Wolfe gave this account Albert Peters asked Mrs Mur ray a neighbor to come over and help him with his mother who was ill After Mrs Murray entered Peters house he told her You will never leave here alive Mrs Murray was shot in the breast and crawled from the house with Peters firing at her several times more with a 22 caliber rifle She died in the yard Murray was wounded when he heard the shoot Sees Peace Signs in Merger of Atlantic Defense Plans By DEWITT MACKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Great hope for the avoidance of another world conflict can be taken from the action of the 12 Atlantic Pact nations in setting up a permanent council to coordinate and direct an ticommunist defense measures both military and economic This development represents the strongest concrete ex pression of thus far exhibited by the combined western powers intheir SAME Black flar means traffic death In pasl 24 Honn ing and came to investigate Peters also tried to shoot his mother Maggie Peters 80 who beat him off with a cane Wolfe said he fired a shot at Peters when he was called to the scene It struck the sidewalk in front of Peters Wolfe said and a chip from the walk knocked Pe ters down He offered no further resistance Wolfe said Peters was taken to the county jail at Toledo and that he would be given a sanity hear ing Friday Wolfe a marine corps veteran of World war II who came here from Hampton only 3 weeks ago said there was some mystery about where Peters obtained the gun used He said Peters mother told officers she had never seen it be fore Wattie Holm ExBig Leaguer Kills Wife Self Everly JP Roscoe Albert Wattie Holm 48 a former St Louis Cardinals baseball player fatally shot his wife and then him self Friday in what Clay county Coroner Lyle Frink termed a mur der and suicide Holm who played every position but was essentially an outfielder participated in the 1926 and 1928 world series with the Cards He left the major leagues shortly aft erwards because of a bad arm and for years managed the Storm Lake Whitecaps a semipro team Frink said Holm also shot and injured his daughter Margaret a recent 8th grade graduate She was hospitalized in Spencer The Holms lived in an upstairs apartment in the home of Fred Sindt and were preparing to move when the shooting occurred Frink said he had not been able to deter mine a motive Holm recently had been work ing at Sportsmens Inc a sport ing goods store in Spencer He had been living in Everly about a year Sindt told authorities he heard several shots about a m and that ina few minutes Margaret came running down the stairs screaming Holms body was found at the bottom of the stairs Mrs Holms body was upstairs Frink said Holm used a 38 caliber re volver Everly is about 12 miles northwest of Spencer SUPERINTENDENT RESIGNS Hawkeye H G Lincoln has resigned as superintendent of Hawkeye independent school to become superintendent at Rowley He has been superintendent here since 1945 search for security against red ag gression It is based on the deci sion that the sole way of winning Russian respect is by a display of power That is the only understandable international language of this atomic age of unwelcome thought but true Lets analyze this Atlantic pact move to see just what it means We have here involved the United States Canada Britain France Italy Norway Denmark Holland Belgium Luxembourg Portugal and Iceland Moreover a project is afoot to take western Germany with its vast Ruhr steel and coal facilities into the fold Concentrated in this brother hood is the bulk of the industrial productivity of the world Military strength must be based on indus trial power The resources of the Atlantic powers are far and away stronger than those of the Russian bloc Naturally the agreement wasnt reached without misgivings and heartburnings Some of the mem bers still suffering from the rav ages of the last war havebeen fearful that their economic posi tions wouldnt stand the strain of military costs Some have feared that they would be used only as expendable bases in event of war with Russia and her satellites Tollefson Seeks Supreme Court Seat DCS Koines Martin Tollefson of the Drake university law school has announced he will seek nomination as a justice of the supreme court Tollefson said Thursday he would seek nomination for one of the 3 seats now held by republi can justices whose terms are up this year Of these Justice W L Bliss of Mason City and Norman R Hays of Knoxville are candi dates for renomination Justice Oscar Hale of Wapello has an nounced hewill retire The nominations will be made by the republican state judicial convention July 28 FrenchGerman Steel Economy By JOHN M HIGHTOWER Washington ff President Trumans enthusiastic indorsement gave powerful new emphasis Fri day to a French proposal for pool ing French and German steel and coal production The president welcomed the plan in a news conference state ment Thursday catting it the be ginning of a new outlook for Eur ope Diplomatic officials said the ope They see project is in line with American policies for encouraging the closest possible ties between Germany and France and for increasing the total production of western Eur this specific proposal as contributing eventually to both the economic strength and mili tary securityof the western world Imaginative Plan The president will be many difficult problems to solve in developins this far reach ing plan but he was certain that the kind of imaginative thinking that went into the proposal can work out the details Until Mr Truman spoke the of ficial American attitude was sym pathetic but otherwise publicly undeclaredThe plan was put for ward by FrenchForeign Minister Robert Schuman 10 days ago It evidently took American officials largely by surprise and they wanted to give it careful consider committing them ation before selves The American attitude is of LEAVING FOR SHRINE Shrin ers left Mason City by bus Friday morning for Cedar Rapids to take part in the El Kahir Shrine ceremonial GlobeGazette photo there Friday night The picture was taken just as they were ready to board the bus at 10 a m Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Showers Friday eve ning turning cooler Low Fri day night 40 to 45 Saturday partly cloudy with high tem peratures in the mid 60s Iowa Cloudy with occasional showers east and central por tions and in extreme east Fri day night Clearing west por tion Friday night and east por tion Saturday Cooler west and central Friday night High Saturday 68 to 73 Saturday northwesterly winds 15 to 20 over state Further outlook Cool Saturday night Low 38 to 43 Fair and warm Sunday with good drying conditions High 75 to 78 5Day Weather Outlook Temper atures will average near seasonal normals Normalhighs 73 to 77 Normal lows 49 to 54 Cool Sat urday Warmer Sunday Cooler Monday Warmer again Tues day and Wednesday Precipita tion will average to J of an inch occurring as showers Fri day and Friday night and again Monday through Wednesday Minnesota Cloudy with occasional showers extreme east Friday night Clearing west portion Friday night and east portion Saturday Cooler west and cen tral portions Friday night low Friday night 3540 northwest to 48 southeast High Saturday 60 north 65 southeast fN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum great importance because of this governments power over German it is one of the na tions along with Britain and France in occupation of western Germany Joint Authority Schumans proposition calls for pooling French and German coal and steel industries under a joint international authority for having that authority modernize andin crease production and for making the benefits of these steps avail able to other cooperating nations The officialFrench statement of the plan as it came out last week declared that production under the international authority would be offered to the entire world How ever there is no precedent in re cent European history for thinking the Russians would cooperate Highway Takes Toll of 3 lowans By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three persons were killed in Iowa accidents Thurs day and early Friday Leal Damon 41 of Des Moines was killed Friday morning in a cartrain collision in east Des Moines and Mrs Cecile Richey 48 injured seriously The 2 were enrbute to work at Wood Bros when the accident happened The train was a North Wants Truman to Get Standby Emergency Plan San Francisco Gen Omar Bradley said Friday the United States must shore up its defenses to meet the threat of a possible Russian atomic attack in a few years The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff called for mobilization plans which can be put into effect at the first warning signal of emergency including standby war emergency powers for the president While the Russians may not be able to catch up immediately with this countrys stockpile of A bombs Bradley said in a rela tively short time they will prob ably have enough to deliver a dev astating blow at any area they propose to strike Choice Difficult When that time comes he added the United States and its allies will face a difficult choice Ruling out the possibility that this coun try might choose appeasement isolation or preventive war Brad ley said What then is our choice It is clear but not simple Facing the fact that such Rus sian atomic strength may become a reality we must prepare our own defenses so that no attack on the United States will cripple this arsenal of world leav ing it to lie supinely at the mercy of communism and soviet legions defenses must include mo bilization plans which can be put into effect at the first warning signal of an emergency Initially this includes legislation 4o give emergency powers to the presi dent The plans must encompassour entire civilian economy while they include the legal measures for tightening our belts for defense Bradley prepared his remarks for a combined armed forces day meeting of the Chamber of Com merce and the Commercial club of San Francisco Cites Diplomacy He noted a direct connection between this countrys diplomatic successes and its state of armed strength saying It is more apparent than ever that the prestige of our foreign policy rises and falls in the exact rhythm of the ebb and flow of our military readiness realize he added that the kremlin is going to pur sue any policy that is to its ad vantage If is time we learned he said that our opponent has 2 heads One a military dictatorship the we Western freight Richard Martin Peters 30 of b W4J A other a paralyzing ideology To oppose this monster must state clearly what we want and what we stand for Let them seek the areas of possible agree ment after they take up the de fensive Cash Recommended for Military Needs Washington for a speedup in developing faster war planes and new antisubmarine weapons was recommended Friday by the house appropriations com mittee 2 items were Deluded in a t25493694 appropriation bill sent to the house A house vote is ex pected next week The committee recommended Atlantic was killed when he fell from a moving truck near Red Oak He was working for the Booth and Olson Construction Co of Sioux City at the time of the accident Elmer F Wilkes 42 of Inwood was killed when his tractor ran off the road The accident hap pened 2 miles east and 3 south of Alvord Iowa 64 48 52 07 78 45 George 0 Means Services Saturday A number of North Iowa auto dealers plan to attend the funeral services in Des Moines Saturday for George O Means pioneer Iowa auto dealer and distributor and since 1945 the secretarymanager of the Iowa Automobile Dealers association The services will be held at a m Saturday at Dunns funeral home for the plane develop ment program The program is be ing handled by the National Ad visory committee for Aeronautics which had asked only m cash and in contract authority to begin a wind tunnel project to test models of faster airplanes In proposing for this work the committee saidthat sav ings would result from uninter rupted work on the project and there would be an important ad vantage from a military stand Point m providing the facilities more quickly The asked by NACA only a start on a 000000 project to be spread over several years FIND BODY AT WAVERLY Waverly college stu dents fishing along the Cedar riv er pulled a floating pole from the river Thursday and found the body of a man tied to the of the line The body was identified as that of August 77 of Waverly a retired farmer and car penter Sheriff Harley Ehlert and Coroner H H Cleveland said death was suicide V
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