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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 10, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Astoclated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires ii McCarthy Claims Jaffe Lattimore Met Commies in China Headquarters He Releases Photo Showing Them Together Washington Mc Carthy RWis has released a picture which he says shows Owen Lattimore and Philip Jaffe togeth er at communist headquarters in Yenan China in 1937 Both Lattimore now a Johns Hopkins university professor and Jaffe onetime editor of the Amerasia magazine which no longer is published have been key targets of McCarthys charges that the government is carrying communists and procommunists on its payroll McCarthy has accused Latti more an expert on far eastern af fairs of being Russias top agent Jn the United States Lattimore denouncing McCar thy as a madman has denied under oath that he ever was a communist Jaffe Fined Jaffe figured in the notorious Amerasia documents case which involved the alleged theft of hun 1 dreds of secret government papers in wartime Jaffe was arrested after the New York headquarters of the magazine Amerasia were raided in 1945 by agents of the office of strategic services OSS and the FBI He was fined for conspiracy to obtain secret government documents Five oth ers were arrested One other was fined and charges against 4 were dropped Reached in Baltimore Satur day and asked about the picture Lattimore told a reporter was at Yennan in 1937 I had a camera Everybody had a cam era and we all took pictures Recalls China Travels Also shown in the picture re leased by McCarthy was a 3rd man identified by the senators 6ffice herie as TV A Bisson Bis sons name has figured in a sen ate speech by McCarthy relating to his Bissons alleged travels in China with Lattimore and Jaffe Lattimore too in his testimony before a senate foreign relations subcommittee investigating Mc Carthys charges mentioned Bis son in connection with a trip to Yerian where McCarthy says the picture was taken Lattimore referred to Bisson as a far eastern student and said he believed Bisson formerly worked for the foreign policy as sociation in New York City Airs Vandenberg Dies After Long Illness Washington Whitak er Vandenberg wife of Senator Arthur H Vandenberg of Mich igan died early Saturday Mrs Vandenberg 67 had had spells of serious illness since she underwent 2 major operations in Despite this and her many duties as a senators wife she continued active until recently in a varied career of her own She served for a time as na tional chairman of the University of Michigan tion and led womans league build ing at the university In World war II she held a fulltime job in the fted Cross as director of camps and hos pital services She had served 6 years as national vice president of Delta Gamma sorority was active in the Y W C A and was a member of the national campfire girls board But first of all her friends said she was a companion and good right arm to her husband the republicans chief foreign policy spokesman in the senate alumnae associa in a for a AFTER FILIBUSTER n TT AP WIrephoto Senator Harry Cain RWash obviously weary takes a much needed cup of coffee after his 1man filibuster against the rent control bill in the senate m Washington D C Friday night He talked 12 hours and 8 minutes Vote Monday on Rent Control Senator Cain in 12Hour Filibuster Washington weary sen ate agreed early Saturday to a est vote Monday on rent con sols after Senator Cain R Wash had pushed the chamber o a marathon session with a filibuster lasting 12 hours The agreement which brought adjournment at a m CST was for a vote at 10 a m CST Monday on a motion by Republi can Leader Wherry of Nebraska to send the bill back to the bank ng move which if successful almost certainly would cill the measure When the lawmakers finally closed up shop they had been at work for 16 hours and 40 min of the longest sessions in recent years The decision to use Wherrys motion for the bills first test something of a set pack for Democratic Leader iucas of Illinois He had kept he senate in continuous session n the hope of getting an agree ment to vote on the bill itself However democratic leaders said later they felt they had enough votes to beat back the Wherry move in time to get a final vote on passage of the bill Monday The measure would continue ederal rent controls for six months beyond the present June 30 expiration date Local com munities could get another half year of ceilings by asking for them A similar bill is pending be ore the house which had can celled its original plans to vote on the measure this week at he urging of Lucas Opponents ofthe bill led by Cain had hoped to delay a sen ate vote until the house acted n the belief that the measure would not fare so well Blast Truman on Continued Foreign Aid By JACK BELL Washington JP President Trumans indication that the need for aid to western Europe wont end with the Marshall Plan in 1952 stirred bipartisan criticism in congress Saturday While the presidents assertion in a Columbia Mo address that this country cant close out its vital national interest in a healthy world economy found ac ceptance among many lawmakers they didnt agree among them selves how to maintain it Senator Wherry of Nebraska the GOP floor leader blasted at Mr Trumans remarks as an in dication that the administration intends to come up with a new European recovery program by another name Paul Hoffman has Said there are absolutely no plans to continue the economic cooperation admin istration beyond 1952 and now the president comes along and contra dicts him Wherry told a re porter Congregationalists Meet at Grinnell Grinnell Albert W Stauffacher New York minister and executive secretary of the missions council of the Congrega tional church headed the list of speakers Saturday at the lllth annual conference of the Congre gational Christian Church of Iowa The conference on the Grinnell college campus was expected to draw some 600 persons to meetings Saturday and Sunday Doctor Henry Smith Leiper also of New York associate general secretary of the world council of churches will speak Saturday night on Christian disciplines for world citizenship MASON IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 10 1950 Huge Strides in Cement Use Seen at Lab Something of the tremendou strides seen for the cement indus try in the future was observec by representatives of Mason City 2 plants the annual meeting o the Portland Cement association ir Chicago and attendance at the dedication of the organization In at Skokie in The following attended the meeting Arnold Johnson superintenden of the Lehigh Portland Cemen company plant in Mason City B A MacDonald vice presiden and assistant general manager Clarence Hansen assistant sale manager Guy C Blackmore chie chemist and Harvey Lyons sales service engineer of the North western States Portland Cemen company Made Previous Visit A previous visit to the gigantic laboratory was made by other of ficials of Northwestern States in cluding President Hanford Mac Njder Peter Andersen secretary treasurer Fred Smith plant su perintendent and Tom MacNider assistant sales service engineer Some of the questions to which the laboratory seeks answers are How can new layers of concrete be stuck to old roads so they have to be torn up and re Can concrete usurp woods job in the one billion ties in the tracks of U S railroads the cost of factories that will make better concrete be brought within reach of every small town It will triple the research activi ties of this trade association for 67 cementmaking companies which produce about 90 per cent of all cement used in the U S Rejuvenating Highways If we can develop a concrete that will stick to old roads Miles D Catton development director for the association told the com pany representatives we should be able to rejuvenate a modern 2 lane 24footwide highway for say a mile instead of hav ing to rebuild it at a cost of over He adds Our objective s to devise means of bonding new layers to the old concrete Besides trying to uncover new markets for cement the associa ion conducts research in the fun damental properties of some 27 different Portland o find out things like what makes concreteexpand and contract and why some types of concrete last longer than others The researchers have sunk a thousand concrete beams into al cali soils near Sacramento Cal Theyre exposing 2000 concrete specimens to soil and weather con ditions on 2 experimental farms in Illinois and Georgia Theyve driven concrete piles into the wa ters of Cape Cod the Hudson riv er and the Pacific ocean Test pavements have been in stalled using different concrete in roads in New York South Caro ina and Missouri Fifteen rooms n the new Skokie lab will be de voted to imitating just about ev ery known climate from the dry leat of the Sahara to the humid leat of the Amazon to the sub zerro temperatures of the Arctic Making concrete do a better job or less money than steel in span Bridges or wood in railroad ties calls for overcoming a weakness nherent in the material Cobles Suggested Husbands Murder Says Mrs Gavle Albert Lea UR Mrs Viola claimed Friday that a hired man with whom she admitted having an affair suggested she put poison in her husbands food and whisky The 33yearold farm wife on rial for first degree murder in he wrongman death of a armerneighbor told a jury that he loved her husband even hough she admitted being inti mate with Lawrence Nobles 43 Nobles also charged with first degree murder testified for the tate that Mrs Gavle tried to do away with her husband by plac ng strychnine in his whisky A neighbor Oscar Rasmusson drank he whisky instead and died last April 6 This Paper Coexists of Two Ont HOME EDITION in Mir No Russia Prepares for War While Preaching Peace Says Truman THEYLL BE HERE TUESDAYHere is what spectators at the North tiyal will see Tuesday when the Britt aggregation takes part in the festivities From left the cuties are Arden Meleney Mary Carol Hughes Helen Jean Pechota shes their uueen entry and Carol McGinnis GlobeGazette Photographer Chuck Sorlien caught the pic ture this week at Kanawha where the Britt band was one of the participants in that towns annual 2day celebration Claim Forrestal Diary Shows Amerasia Delay Washington UR The late James Forrestal was revealed Saturday to have tried to delay arrests in the 1945 Amerasia theft case because they might have jeopardized creation of the United Nations The justice department dis closed that it had a copy of a May 28 1945 entry in For rcstals personal diary in which the then navy secretary re vealed his Intervention in the case involving theft of govern ment documents Washington Washing on Star said Saturday secret dia y notes of the late James V will show that Forrestal ntervened in the notorious Amer sia magazine case in 1945 The paper said the notes will how that Forrestal then secre ary of the navy acted to be cer ain that President Truman was ully informed of the matter and ot apparently with any inten ion of delaying the arrests Of High Motive It said Forrestal moved on his wn initiative and from the high BOARD SELECTS SCHOOL is the site of the proposed new Washington elementary school as decided by action of the Mason City board of education at a special meeting Friday afternoon The site is the one recommended by the citizens central survey committee extend ing from Federal to President court between 10th and 12th N W The picture above looking south and southeast was taken at the corner of Washington and 12th To the right are a row of houses on lots extending treat of Washington 141 to 153 feet which are included in the site Oth er houses face Federal and 10th almost hidden in the trees As the picture shows a large part of the proposed area of about 5 acres is vacant and therefore deemed the most favorable location The action j b0 was contmgent on whether Washington avenue canbe closed so the entire area will be in one plot It was taken on the motion of Director Curtis Amen and the 2nd of Director H A OLeary The vote was unanimous for the proposal This marks the 1st official action on the expansion of the Mason City school system est motives The paper said the notes will show he did sobecause he feared the episode woulc greatly embarrass President Tru man in his dealings with Russia during the critical days the United Nations was being estab lished at the San Francisco con ference The Forrestal data the Star said is expected to be made avail able Monday to a senate foreign relations subcommittee The sena tors are looking into the Amer asia case as part of their investi gation of charges by Senator Mc Carthy that communists are employed by the government and particularly by the state de partment The Amerasia case involved the alleged theft of hundreds of secret government papers Agents of the wartime office of strategic service and the FBI recovered the papers in raids in 1945 on the New York headquarters of the magazine which no longer is published Six persons were of them a lieutenant of naval intelli gence against whom charges were dropped Two of the 6 were fined the others released Found in New York The Star said the references to the Amerasia matter were found in diary notes among ForrestaPs papers in New York Besides showing concern for Mr Truman in his dealings with Russia over the U N the Star said the notes will show that For restal said 1 He telephoned FBI Director J Edgar Hoover and urged him to have Tom Clark see that the president was in full information of all the facts in the matter as well as their implication Clark now a supreme court justice then was in charge of the justice de partments criminal division 2 He directed James K Varda man then the newlyappointed white house naval aide to see to it that the president was informed on the matter Vardaman denied to the senate committee Thursday that he ever had anything to do with the Amerasia case He now is a mem ber of the federal reserve board WARREN AT CORNELL Sacramento Cal Gov Earl Warren of California plans to leave by plane Sunday for Mount Vernon Iowa where he has a date to address the Cornell college centennial commencement Monday Cities of 5000 Still Growing By VTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS Most Iowa cities of over 5000 Points to Disregard of Mankind By ERNEST B VACCARO St Louis Tru man bitterly accused soviet Russia Saturday of preaching peace while fomenting aggression and pre paring for war Using language like a prosecut ing attorney he declared Russias leaders with a cynical disregard for the hopes of mankind have been an obstacle to peace At the same time he declared that Russias threat of a 3rd World war is being offset by the grow ing strength of the free world and that the United States isen listed for the duration in the struggle to preserve peace The president chose the site for a Jefferson memorial on the Mis sissippi river front as the setting for this countrys most vigorous answer to the Russian peace propaganda offensive Bristles With Charges His prepared speech fairly bristled with charges against Rus sia in language in keeping with the matteroffact phrases of his native midwest Time and time again he men tioned Russia by name as he in dicted the Soviet Union for 1 Maintaining the largest peacetime armed force in history far greater than it needs for the defense of its own boundaries 2 Seeking to extend the boun daries of their totalitarian con trol by means of infiltration subversion propaganda and in direct aggression 3 Talking democracy but set ting up dictatorships 4 Proclaiming national inde pendence but imposing national slavery 5 Turning the school children of eastern Germany into the same kind of pitiful robots that marched into hopeless battle for Hitler New Imperialism the 5 years that have passed since the end of the war we have been confronted with a new powerful imperialism Mr Tru man asserted We had hoped that our war time ally the Soviet Union would join in the efforts of the whole community of nations to build a peaceful world Instead the soviet leaders have been an obstacle to peace Speaking after a round of en gagements in connection with his annual reunion with World war I comrades of the 35th including an early breakfast with his own battery D of the 129th field artillery Mr Truman de clared With a cynical disregard for the hopes of mankind the leaders of the Soviet Union have talked of democracy but have set up dic tatorships population apparently have re tained their size or grown in the years but some of the ones have gotten even last 10 smaller smaller Unofficial census reports com piled by the Associated Pres showed Saturday that among towns in the 1000 to 5000 popula tion range about 1 in 10 showed a decrease in population from 1940 Among towns of less than 100 population there were more show ing a decrease than an increase The states major cities all in only about 1000 persons some several thousand The college cities got a consid erable boost this year because col lege students were considered idents of the city in which thej attend school Previously the were counted in their home towns Helped by the student figures Iowa City went from 7182 in 1940 to 27221 in 1950 Ames from 12553 to 23105 snid Mt Vernon from 1489 4o 2320 Figures have not yet been released for Cedar Falls Cedar Rapids recorded one the largest increases growing from 62120 to 72149 Davenport also made a marked increase going up from 66039 to 73476 Nearby Bet tendorf growing as an industrial town increased from 3143 to 5026 Burlington grew from 25832 to 30327 Other population changes of major cities 1950 figures first Council Bluffs 45324 and 41439 Fort Dodge 25002 and 22904 Clinton 30151 and 26270Du buque 49527 and 43892 Sioux City 83500 and 82264 and Mus catine 19096 and 18286 SAME Black means traffic diath In 21 Henri Stratford Girl Killed by Auto Stratford Fohlin 12 was killed Friday when she stepped from a mail box into the path of a car driven by Helen An derson 27 Stratford The accident occurred 1 mile west of here on Highway 175 in Webster county Normas sister said they had gone to the mail box to get the family mail and paused to chat with a neighbor girl She said Norma stepped back from the group into the path of Miss Ander sons car The fatality was the 3rd in Web ster county this year and the 2nd in less than 24 hours Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and dry Satur day night and Sunday Low Sat urday night 42 high Sunday 78 Iowa Fair Sunday slightly cooler central and east Saturday nieht low 46 to 52 north 50 to 55 south High Sunday 75 north west 76 to 82 south and east variable winds 10 miles per hour Sunday Further outlook Low Monday morning in the mid 50s fair and warm Mon day high in the upper 80s Next showers indicated Monday night or Tuesday Minnesota Fair Saturday night cooler north and east portions Sunday fair and warmer Frost likely Saturday night north and eastcentral portions Low Sat urday night 3438 northeast and extreme north 4045 remainder of state High Sunday 6874 north 7580 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum go Minimum 53 At 8 a m gj YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 55   

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