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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated Pres aad United Full Lease 2 Railroads Prepare for Full Layoff Rock Island Expects to Stop Systemwide Great Western Hit By UNITED PRESS Conductors and trainmen threatended Thursday to strike against the nations largest rail roads July 15 and 5 western roads prepared to meet a walkout of 4000 switchmen scheduled for Sunday Elsewhere in labormanagement relations Atlantas trolly strike neared settlement and negotiators in the Pittsburgh milk strike re ported that talks were making progress The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Order of Rail way Conductors rejected a presi dential factfinding boards report and threatened to call 250000 members out to enforce demands for a 40hour work week without reduction in pay Trainmen and conductors now work 48 hours Called Unfair The unions described the report rejecting their demands as the most unjust unfair inequitable and injurious issued by an emergency board since the railway labor act became Their strike threat came a few hours after the AFL Switchmens Union of North America ordered members to walk out Sunday against the Rock Island Great Northern Chicago Great Western Western Pacific and Denver and Rio Grande Western railroads The switchmen also seek a 40hour week The Rock Island arid the West ern Pacific railroads announced they would shut down Atlantas striking trolley work ers approved a contract Wednes day night granting them an 11 cent hourly wage boost spread over 3 years They were expected to return to work Saturday after purchase of the transit lines by a newly formed syndicate is com pleted Bun on Grocers Los Angeles grocers hit by a Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 22 1950 This Paper Consists of Two Ono No Pin Top Secrets to Service bakers strike reported a run on cprnmeal flour yeast and biscuit mixes as housewives sought sub stitutes for bread Negotiations continued under a federal concil iator V Bafkery also emptied bread shelves in Portland Ore Seattle Wash and St Louis Mo The For4 Motor Co filed unfair labor practice charges against the AFL Brotherhood of Blacksmith Drop Forgers after the union called a strike at Fords forge plant at Canton Ohio in a juris dictional dispute with the CIO United Autic Workers Company officials in Detroit said the strike threatened to shut down the entire Ford empire and idle 110000 workers Hits Spending in Primary Races Washington Gil lette DIowa said Thursday sen ate Investigators will check nu merous complaints of alleged huge expenditures in at least 4 primary races He said the complaints involve campaigns in North Carolina Florida Pennsylvania and Illin ois and other undesignated states Gillette is chairman of the sen ate subcommittee on privileges and elections which has the duty of policing this years election of 36 senators i In a statement Gillette said his group is willing and ready to in vestigate and report an anyt spe cific complaints on matters which come within its jurisdiction Gillette noted that newspaper reports filed with the committee on the recent republican primary election in Pennsylvania listed expenditures of between 000 and in the sena torial contest have been reported by the candidates to proper state authorities Gov James Duff won the Penn sylvania GOP senatorial nomina tionin a bitter battle with Rep Kunkel RPa Says Allies Near Biggest Peace Effort Cambridge Mass tary of State Acheson declared Thursday the United States and its allies are on the ihreshhold of a new period in their quest for peace Despite the obstacle posed by Sheriff Closes Gambling Spots New of 30 con cessions at a carnival here were closed Wednesday night by Sher iff K J Daly on the ground that they had been garribling Sheriff Daly visited the carni val grounds and told the manage ment Attorney General Robert Larsons office had telephoned Clemens G Smith Chickasaw county attorney informing him complaints had been received fol lowing theappearance of the nival at Dairy day in Fredericks burg Tuesday The carnival management was further information from the attorney generals office Thurs day The carnival has 3 more days showing here the inordinate ambition of so viet leaders he said was is not inevitable We are building our strength Acheson said in a speech prepared for the Harvard University Alumni association in order that we may eliminate the conditions which would give rise to war and we are on the threshold of a new period in the successful forward movement of this effort We face this new period with confidence but we must be very clear in our minds about our pur poses in times that lie ahead Declaring that it is the de termined purpose of this country and of the like minded nations working with us to prevent war Acheson asserted We do not arm for purposes of conquest Our strength is a shield whose purpose is 2fold First our strength is essential to a progressive and successful resolution of the difficulties which today beset the international com munity The second purpose of our VtlJL strength is to enable us to carry ahead a creative relationship with the othernations of the free world 2Car Collision Kills 3 Hurts 2 Critically Independence per sons were dead and 2 in very cri tical condition Thursday as the result of a 2car collision 7 miles south of here Wednesday Three other persons were bruised and shaken up in the crash which occurred at the top of a slight knoll on highway 150 The dead were Miss L Grace Clayton 69 and her sister Mrs Althea Hand 71 both of Inde pendence and Mrs Minnie Glaza 81 of Dubuque In critical condition were Roger Claytbn 73 and Cecil Clayton 75 who were in the same car with their sisters Miss Clayton and Mrs Hand Cecil Clayton was the driver Miss Clayton was killed when she was thrown from the car and Mrs Hand died later in Peoples hospital here Mrs Glaza who died early Thursday was a passenger in the car driven by Wilson Stempf 16 of Allegan Mich Also in the Michigan car but not injured seriously were Mrs Rose Stempf of Allegan andMrs J C Glazao of Waterloo Highway patrolmen said those involved were too shaken to ex plain immediately how the acci dent happened but that apparent ly the cars collided when the Clayton car turned into a farm driveway A coroners Jury following an Inquest Thursday termed the crash an unavoidable accident North lowans Nominated for Hqwkeye Girls1 Grinnell Anne Rath man of Hampton and Betty Fied ler of Davenport won nominations Thursday in the Hawkeye Girls State primary for the governorship on the federalist and nationalist tickets respectively Their supporters immediately began spirited campaigns with all the usual trimmings for their election to the top office in the girl citizenship project sponsored by the Iowa department of the American Legion Auxiliary Other nominations Lieutenant Governor Wilma Walker Charles City federalist and Bonnie Bean Clinton nation alist Secretary of State Marilyn Falk Washington federalist and Carol Ann Wright Jefferson na tionalist Mason Cityan Nominated Auditor of Jean Dehnert Mason City federalist and Delphine OToole Muscatine nationalist Treasurer of Helen Smith Ryan federalist and Ardis Smith Ireton nationalist Attorney General Donna Templeton Riceville federalist and June Buckley Forest City na tionalist Secretary of Barbour Allerton federalist and Pat Lightle Ruthven nationalist Supt of Public Instruction Mary Jo Iverson Calmar feder alist andMildred Johnson Esth erville nationalist Commerce Commission Jane McKenna Storm Lake Thelma Patterson Guthrie Center and Marilyn Ratcliff Douds all lederalists and Helen Fisher Hub bard Peggy Kelso Atlantic and Joan Whalen Galva all nation alists The nomination for governor 3y the federalist party was made n convention as the final winner Miss Rathman and Marlene Wil iams were tied in the primary Earlier a city convention Wed nesday elected Gloria Reyner of West Union as treasurer of the city at Hawkeye Girls State The election was made in con vention after Gloria a federalist and Ardis Smith of Ireton a na ionalist tied in the regular elec ion Rockwell Girl Chosen A tie in one of the councilmen races was decided when the con vention chose Betty Curley of Rockwell a federalist over Bar bara Ray of Orient a nationalist Superintendent William J Pe tersen of the state historical soci ety told the Girl Staters he is compiling a history of the Hawk eye Girls State Other speakers Wednesday were Al Faber Iowa Legionnaire edi tor and Rosa E Cunningham Des Moines who has just returned from Germany Hickenlooper Produces 2 War Papers Washington inves tigators Thursday produced a document seized in the 1945 Amerasia raids which referred to information received from Ca reer Diplomat John S Service on 2 top secret wartime messages from President Roosevelt to Chiang Kaishek The document was put in evi dence by Senator Hickenlooper RIowa at a public hearing by a senate foreign relations subcom mittee investigating charges by Senator McCarthy RWis that Service collaborated with commu nists Service In the Chair was in the witness chair when Hickenlooper pro duced the material Hickenlooper described the paper as a copy of one of the documents seized by the FBI when its agents raided the New York offices of Amerasia a magazine no longer published and found hundreds of secret governmen papers A justice department notation on the material quoted the state department as saying This is a personal note and not an officia government document It was not immediately brought out at the senate hearings jusl who allegedly had prepared the note Before Hickenlooper produced it Service had denied he ever aided the communists while serv ing in diplomatic posts in China That was one of the accusa tions McCarthy made against him Service declared that on the contrary he had done all he could to resist the domination of China by communism Conversation Record Services attorney C E Rhetts told reporters he understood the document Hickenlooper produced was purportedly a summary of a conversation in May 1945 be tween Service and Mark Gayn a magazine writer He said it was his understand ingthat Mrs Gayn was supposed to have prepared dt after listen ing to the talk between her hus band and Service The paper was captioned The Stilwell affair and Hurleys ap pointment It referred to messages from Roosevelt to Chiang 1 suggest Stilwell combined Truman Says We Cant Pay for 70 Groups Washington President Truman said Thursday the coun try can not pay for a 70 group air force The president made this ob servation at a conference in commenting on pending legisla tion in congress to authorize that strength for the air arm Mr Truman said it didnt make any difference how many air groups were the question was how many the budget would allow Asked whether the country could pay for an air force that large and stay within its budget he said the country cant pay for 70 groups The legislation in congress does not say that the air force should have 70 groups It merely sets that as the ceiling for air strength The actual size of the air force under the bill would depend in the end oh how much money con gress appropriated forit Actually the group is a high ly variable and indefinite term It varies with the type of planes at present ranging from 30 bomb ers to 75 fighters The air force now has about 48 first line groups The chief executive was then asked whether Gov J Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Fielding Wright of Mississippi leaders in the states rights move ment of 1948 had turned down or had not received invitations to Thursdays white house luncheon for some of the governors who wound up their annual conference Wednesday at White Sulphur Springs W Va Mr Truman replied that they were not invited He said he had only invited democrats The president also was asked whether he was taking sides in the primary contest in Indiana He said he was not in the Indiana primary but that he was in the primary in his home state of Mis souri In Missouri the president pre dicted victory for State Senator Emory Allison in the race for the democratic nomination as U S Mac Arthur Dulles Agree Aid to Formosa Must Come Quickly From US senator Dorothy Huston Stays in Jail on Fraud Charge Eldora Mae Hu ston 33 charged with using false pretenses in getting the life savings of an elderly widow to whom she was just like a daugh ter remained in county jail inursday after waiving prelimi nary hearing she was accused of borrowing CAN YOU HEAR Murphy 44 Tucson salesman calls softly to his daughter Patricia 12 who Thursday is in the 38th day of coma following in jury in an automobile accident The father goes to her hospital bedside twice daily in an effort to arouse her he life savings of Mrs Wickham 78 to post a bank Bertha ing that Gen Joseph who commanded the armed forces in China be placed in command of all armies in China arid 2 with Roosevelts appointment of Patrick J Hurley as his political representative in China SAME Black tar mtini traffic death la 34 faoun Combine to Remove Clause on Segregation Washington fP An unusual combination republicans and n o r t hern democrats Wednesday night removed a controversial ra cial segregation provision from a proposed renewal of the peacetime draft act The vote was 42 against the amendment to 29 in favor 2500 GRABS HUNT JOBS Columbus Ohfo fi Some 2500 Ohio college graduates Thursday are listed with the state bureau of unemployment compen sation as being unemployed ruptcy bond But County Attor ney Don Barker said the money was not used for a bond and his nvestigation had not revealed where the cash was spent Miss Huston waived hearing and was bound over to district court Wednesday when she before Mayor Elmer Iowa Falls Mrs Wickham said she gaged her house sold her appeared Ackerman mort postal savings bonds and borrowed money to help the blueeyed Miss Huston who took a room at Mrs Wickharns house in December 1948 She was just like a daughter Mrs Wickham said Barker said he would bypass the grand jury and prosecute on a county attorneys information The next term of court will be in October he said but Miss Huston could appear in court July 11 if she wanted to plead guilty She has not will be indicated what her plea Northwestern Bell Boosts Phone Rates The Northwestern Bell Tele phone company Thursday an nounced higher rates for local service throughout Iowa In creased costs of furnishing the service were given by C R Dwy er Mason City manager as the reason for the rate boost The new rates effective here with bIDs issued on and after Aug 7 and the previous rate were listed as follows Rural residence service to from a month Mason City business line from extension remains Mason City residence serv line from 2party line from 4 party line remains exten sion from 75 cents To keep telephone service good we must continually replace old equipment with newand expand the service wherever needed Dwyer said The cost of doing this keep abreast of de mand and build ahead for the fu mounted by leaps and bounds 100 Per Cent Rise Materials equipment and sup plies bought by the telephone company have risen in cost as much as 100 per cent over 1941 Dwyer stated For each telephone we add today our investment is more than double what it averaged 10 years ago Wages make up about twothirds of Northwestern Bells operating costs the company representative said General wage and salary in creases since 1941 have added 3300000 annually to costs said Dwyer more than our Iowa That is about twice what were ceived in added revenue from rate increases during the same period Compares LivingCost Even at the new rates total increases in Iowa over the past 10 years represent only 20 per cent of our total revenue while the cost of living has risen 68 per cent These increases represent the only sound way to insure the kind and quality of telephone service that every telephone user wants Beverly Heads Iowa 4H Clubs Ames Walker of Burlington is the new state pres ident of the Iowa 4H girls The Des Moines county girl was chos en at Wednesday nights elections held in connection with the con vention of about 1500 4H girls on the Iowa Statecollege campus Delores Prall of Atlantic was elected vice president Bernice Kardel of Walcott secretary treasurer and Evelyn De Bruins Oskaloosa historian The 4day convention closes Friday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy warm and humid through Friday morning Showers in the vicin ity Thursday night Showers ending Friday morning Thurs day night 65 high Friday 80 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with scattered thundershowers Quite warm and Kumid except becoming less humid northwestFriday Low Thursday night around 70 High Friday 88 to 95 South westerly winds 2030 MPH Fri day Further outlook Partly cloudy becoming cooler and Jess humid Saturday with thunder showers possible extreme east Temperatures Saturday morn ing ranging from lows of 64 to 69 and afternoon highs of 80 to 89 Sunday pleasant generally fair and HORSEY IN THE Kid a palomfnosTow horse broke through the weakened cover of a well in which was water 22 feet deep at Renton Wash With ropes and the aid of several neighbors the owner rescued the horse which was not injured Minnesota Partly cloudy scatter ed showers or thundershowers Thursday night and in north east and extreme east portions Friday Low Thursday night 6065 west and north 70 south east High Friday 7580 west 8085 northeast and 8590 southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum gg Minimum 65 At 8 a m 57 Precipitation n YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimum 58 Jap Peace Treaty Also Seen Near By RUSSELL BRINES Tokyo Foster Dulles said Thursday the captive world of communism is too weak to seek war now with the free world The republican adviser to the state department told the Amer ican chamberof commerce the immediate danger to free coun tries is that they may be taken over from within by small dis ciplined communist minorities Dulles address came amid these other developments involv ing the United States position in troubled Asia 1 General MacArthur and Dulles conferred for 90 minutes It was learned they were in vir tually complete agreement on necessity for prompt American aid for redthreatened Formosa and the need for a peace treaty for Japan Sees Bradley 2 MacArthur it also was learned was pleased with the outcome of his conference Mon day with Defense Secretary John son and General Omar N Brad ley chairman of the UV S joint chiefs of staff MacArthur advo cated sending U S military equipment to the Chinese nation alists on Formosa to be admin istered by an American military mission He maintained that American positions on nearby Okinawa and the Philippines would be threatened if the Chi nese reds took Formosa 3 Johnson accompanied by Bradleyflew to Okinawa to in spect key air bases on that battle famed island Johnson commented the Americans were going to stay on Okinawa for a long time Later he and Bradley returned to Kyoto Japans ancient tiapttal for an overnight stay Dullesmet during the af ternoph with Japan ese Prime Minister Shigeru Yo shida after talking with other Japanese officials 1L Dulles told anews confer ence his Johnsons and Bradleys conclusions will be pooled on their return toWashington and I think they will form the basis for some positive action but Icannot forecast what He explained By positive action he meant the U S intends to preserve in ternational peace security and justice in the that in cludes this part of the world as well as the sorcalled western world In his chamber of commerce speech Dulles said Any struggle that openly pitted the full might of the free world against that of the captive world could have but one outcome That would be the total demolition of the artificial rigid and relatively weak structure that soviet com munism has built That is why most well informed people do not now expect war The position basically is too onesided Tells Weaknesses He cited 3 basic weaknesses of the communist world It is weak politically he said because it is ruled from the top and has no broad popular sun port It is shot through with dis trust and suspicion no one even in high authority feels safe It is weak economically he as serted after 30 years of succes sive plans The U S has a 5 to 1 advantage in steel production 5 1 in aluminum 6 to 1 in electric power 8 to 1 in crude oil And he added The gap indi cated by these figures is steadily growing States in favor of the United Asks for Lutheran Unity at Conference Milwaukee plea for con tinued efforts toward unity among all Lutherans was made Wednes day to the 873 delegates repre JTPYTrincr R Vn parishes in the United States and Canada at the 41st triennial convention of the Lutheran churchMissouri synod Drf John W Behnken president of the synod declared the organi zation will renew its attempts to encourage free conferences among clergy and laity of all Lu theran bodies inthe nation to discuss unity A doctrinal agreement with the American Lutheran church will be submitted to the delegates for ratification durhig the 9 day ses sion here It would not amount to a merger ftftfcials because each group will retain its admin istrative setup Doctrinal complacency and doctrinal differences were scored by Dr Behnken who remauked that it was extremely difficult to awaken consciousness xrf doctrine or any   

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