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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tha Horns MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS N E 1 G H 1 O R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Tress and United Press Full Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY I 1952 This Paper of Two No 1M Major Contenders Talk of Harmony Estimate Tafts Votes at Fewer Than 500 By STAFF REPRESENTATIVE the basis of Mon days test Aotc Tafts strength on the first ballot for a presidential nominee is now estimated at less than 500 votes The vote on the delegate contest in favor of the fair play very dis couraging to the Taft forces but was received with only cautious optimism in the Eisenhower camp It made clear that Taft cannot hope to get the nomination on the first ballot a possibility forecast by his backers previously The 548 voles cast on the Taft side the delegate contest are more than he can hope to get for the nomination it was pointed out In the1 first place Taft is ex pected to lose at least 50 of these votes in the contested delegations if voting on the credentials committee report follows the Monday after noon line All the contested dele gates voted Monday In the second place some Eisen hower backers voted for the Brown amendment Monday afternoon be cause the issue was clouded and others voted for it as a matter of principle Dixie Now Theme Song for Southern Delegates By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor didnt think I would live long enough to hear Dixie sung as theme songof a REPUBLICAN rally But its happened It was a gathering of incensed South bent on vocal protest against the preconvention bars on Eisenhower delegates Leaders of the rejected contingents from Texas Louisi ana and Georgia were at Mac Arthur Blisters Demos as Blundering War Party Speech Guts Through Fight on Delegates Blackstone Theater in their shirtsleeves and with their oratory Southern style polished to a high luster They didnt pull any punches Jack Porter Houston chairman of the Eisenhower con vention at Mineral Springs sounded the keynote the rally in these words Now the Cen tral Committee to return half the stolen loot on the the ory that it can thus avoid prose cution for the theft W EARU HALL Porter produced what he callec photostatic evidence that Ilcnrj Zweifal leader of the Taft forces in Texas had invited Democrats to vote in the Republican primary The only thing wrong addec to the cheers of the packed theater was that a lot more of them voice for Eisenhower than for Taft Thats because the general is two or three times as popular in our state as the senator That was the story from Louisi ana and from Georgia too In the case of the latter the organization rejected this year a record of G years of continuous existence wit no questions asked in the past an Atlanta spellbinder told the rally Applause at Crescendo The applause reached its to crescendo when Tom Wisdom o New Orleans pledged a fight I the very gates of hell i need be The conventions credentials committee promised to be the first skirmish ground in that extended fight and there was lively pros pect of a bitter battle on the floor of the battle which might provide a test of the rela tive TaftEisenhower strengths Some close to Taft himself rec ognized that the senators margin on the credentials committee would be appreciably less than it AP Wliciihulo as been on the Central committee hich rigged the convention in Mts favor More than a few Taft lelegates one or two at least from own have revealed a definite dis jleasurc over what is described as i pronounced disregard for grass oots sentiment To break the monotony of the or atorical fireworks a song leader vould take over between speeches n the Blackstone Theater and in he most approved college cheer eadcr manner direct the crowd in specially written Eisenhower lyr es set to old tunes One of these opened with these words Taft is a loser 4timcs And to ac centuate the pain it was sung to he Taft campaign tune Im Looking Over a F o u rLeaf DAFFY HATS HIT headpiece with the elephantlike shape was worn at the opening GOP con vention session by Mrs Eugen Sparks of OsCeola an al ternate delegate She displayed it proudly but the man next to her considered the thing a big yawn Congress Cuts Funds USWorkers Ousted WASHINGTON workers throughout the country are beingfired as a result of sharp cuts tht 82nd Congress made in appropriations tfor fedora agencies Although virtually all departments feel the pinch hardest hit are the six economic stabilization agencies which officials estimate will release more than over 50 per their 17000 employes within 30 days OneParty System While most of the proceedings were pitched to an emotional level one or two of the speakers made considerable sense by referring to an Eisenhower nomination as a likely way to liberate the South from the bondage of a oneparty system It will never get done under Taft or under any other Re publican candidate in the field each speaker asserted Sunday forenoon with all Eisen hower banners removed from the theater the Eisenhower followers were back in the Blackstone for a religious service featuring music by a Negro choir and an inspiring talk by Washingtons able gover nor Arthur Bernard Langlic It was an appeal for greater reliance on God and Christian principles in the public service NEW STAMP WASHINGTON Postpf ficc Department said Monday its proposed special threecent stamp to commemorate the 500th anni versary of the printing the Gut enberg Bible will have its first days sale in Washington Sept 30 Agencies These agencies arc the Eco nomic Stabilization Agency Office of Price Stabilization Wage Stabilization Board Office of Rent Stabilization Sal ary Stabilization Board and Rail road and Airline Wage Board Operating on during the fiscal year which closed June 30 Congress cut their funds to CO millions for the fiscal year which began July 1 Other government departments their funds not cut as sharply arc not expected to trim personnel as drastically State Department officials for example figure they would have to eliminate about 400 jobs here and another 20 in the American mission to the United Nations They estimated cuts could be made by not filling jobs vacated through normal turnover of personnel and plan no immediate firings Million The State Department was grant ed 7G million dollars for fisca 1953 a cut of 52200000 from last year and below the sum requested There were no immediate re ports from other government a gen cics on planned cutbacks AP Wlrcpholo IKE Dwight D Eisenhower right listens attentively as Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper of iowa talks with him in a hotel room in Chicago The meeting was one of a number Eisenhower has been holding with influential Republicans as he makes Ilia bid for the GOP presidential nomination Congress Adds Billion for Atomic Arms This Ends Work for Session WASHINGTON Ml The 82nd ongrcss added almost a billion ollars to an expanded atomic capons program late Monday and len voted to quit for good Unless President Truman calls special session the lawmaking ays of this Congress are over he with lot of new faces convenes Jan 1953 Daylong negotiations on two money bills which had blocked ad ourmnent plans Saturday paid off hcn a compromise was reached ind the Senate and then the louse approved the measures just Before sundown The bills would provide to finance atomic expansion foreign aid and military construction throughout he world than half a billion dol ars for river harbor and flood control projects By WARREN ROGERS JR CHICAGO Soldier Doug las MacArthur amid n cannonade of applause blistered the Demo crats as a blundering war party and rallied yelling Republicans Monday night to a crusade to rout them from office The fivestar generals keynote address knifed through the strife stirred by the TaftEiscnhower battle for presidential nomination It united the packed Convention Halt in a standing ovation as it bit sharply at the Truman ad ministrations policies 57Minutft Spteeh The 57minutc speech punctu ated 73 times by handclapping and oars formally plotted a non partisan course in the nomination jaltie between Gen Dwight D Eisenhower and Sen RobertTaft MacArthur who backs Taft and vho has been mentioned as a pos sible vice presidential running mate for the Ohioan said 1 The Democratic party has a noble heritage but has been cap tured by schemers leading the country toward the Socialistic regimentation of a totalitarian state 2 The Republicans must enllit all kinds of Americans who are desperate for a plan vhleh wil revive hope U win the November election MacArlhiir named neither Taft nor Eisenhower But he hit at the administration policy of Commu nist containment which Eisenhow er supports and called for more air power a Taft objective Comments on the speech ran to adjectives like wonderful and dramatic and thoughtful They included these Sen Douglas Mac Arthur has dramatically staled the danger of the philosophy of big government of its constantly in creasing expenditures and taxation its abuses of power its dangerous threats to all liberty in Ihc United States Thoughtful Statement Sen Lcverett Saltonstall of Mas sachusetts an Eisenhower backer thoughful statement of the problenis the Democrats have built up He knew what he was talking about as to Asia One dissent was registered by Rep James Fulton of Pennsylva nia who is for Eisenhower Ful Lon said the speech should have mentioned the United Nations He said it cast grave doubts nn the usefulness of collective security as an international policy M a c A r t h u r wearing civilian clothing spoke slowly and deliber ately He leaned well forward into a thicket of microphones and closely following his prepared text leveled his heaviest blasts at the administration of President Tru man who fired him last year as Unilcd Nations commander in the Far East An Whoplioto ur AR Wlronli CALLS FOR GOP Douglas MacArth leans ionvard almosttouching the microphones to call for nn allparty cruaado against Arriierica n rAII About The Weather Socialistic or1 even a Communistic state asy hedeHyer8 the Republican national conventions keynote repeatedly cheered his attacks oh the Democratic administration See Fight on Delegates Wednesday Taft Men Direct Credentials Group BULLETIN CHICAGO UP Re publican National Convention schvdult wat thrown ly out of kilttr Tuesday by fight ovir seating of con tested and National Chairman Guy he thought it would be atleast and perhaps be fore the convention could wind up its buslnesi By JACK BELL CONVENTION HALLCHICAGO of Sen Robert A Taft and Gen Dwight D Eisen hower lined up Tuesday for a furious nowGOP convention fight while the talked publicly harmony The big floor battle probably will come Wednesday in a show own struggle over the seating o onlcsled matter icing argued Tuesday before the rcdcntialscommittee Eisenhower called on parly nejnbcrs in a meeting with the Missouri delegation to Vclosa ranks in preparation for kick ng the Democrats soJfarNovem jcr 4 that Itll take them about 20 years toget In a session with tho California delegation Taft said he will bygones be bygones it he wins the covcled nomination The sen ator said he 5s concerned about the bitterness GOP Campaign Platform Undergoes Final Revision CHICAGO Republican partys 1952 campaign platform underwent final revision Tuesday and may be un veiled votcry Wednesday Sen Eugene D MiHikin of Colorado chief architect of the GOP statement of principles said he expects to have the completed version late Tuesday or Tuesday night a day behind schedule He planned to call the IOCmem bcr resolutions committee into closeddoor session Wednesday to go over the entire platform and send it on tothe convention ior expected approval Foreign Policy MacArthur said Trumans claim of inherent the su preme court held was unfounded in the steel industry fictitious The administrations foreign pol icy he said practically invited Mason Cify Fair and cool TucsSoviet dominance over tho free day afternoon and Tuesday night High Tuesday near 75 Low Tues day night to 53 owa Fair Tuesday afternoon cool er eastern half Continued cool western half High Tuesday 75 80 Mostly fair Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler southeast half of state Somewhat warmer Wed nesday high 7G83 Minnesota Fair south and central partly cloudy extreme north day night and Wednesday Some what warmer Wednesday Low Tuesday night 485G High Wed ncsday 7682 east 80 to 84 peoples of eastern Europe Kclland Harvey J Bryant Rites Wednesday Funeral services for Harvey T Bryant 65 Mason City attorney 4 who died Monday morning at a m simp y groggy from three i i L LII wnfks of this Kclland said GlobeGazette weather data up f 8 am Tuesday Maximum fiS Minimum 55r At 8 am M Precipitation UJ YEAR AGO 5 Maximum 5 Minimum f Sight of Goal Millikinindicated he and his staff were within sight of their goal Monday night by taking thci eye nlng oft to attend theconvention session Monday Millikin and his aides got clearance from Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio Gen Dwight D Eis enhowcr and other GOP prcsidcn tial aspirants on the allimporlan foreign policy plank Taft wholoir newsmen he was not too keen about some points asked to be shown the finai draft when it if ready The plank described as inter nationalist by its drafters prom ises effective action to curb Com munist aggression and to offer hope of freedom to peoples be hind the Iron Curtain It lakes a belt at the RooseveltTruman handling of foreign affairs Civil Rights One issue still spli report on the civil rights stand We had two different propos als so we tossed away both of them and arc trying to write a third Millikin told reporters Clarence Budington author and veteran Arizona Re publican national commiltccman said in a separate interview tha many words still must be cut out Vlason City hospital will be held at the PattersonJames Chapel Wednesday at 2 p in The Rt Rev Msgr Arthur J Brccn of Eloly Family Catholic Church will officiate Hughes J Bryant who was at the National Republican Conven tion in Chicago as a sergeantal arms for the Iowa delegation was called home by the sudden illness and death of his father Interment will be at St Josephs Catholic Cemetery Friends may call at the Patter sonJames Funeral Home from Tuesday afternoon until the time of services weeks of his Kclland said Weve cut out thousands of word and still have to cut it clown I we dont nobody will read them SAME BUck llr mtani triTdn death In BULLETIN NEW YORK UP The strikebound steel industry Will ask CIO United Steel Workers President Philip Murrayto meet with It maybe as in effortsto resume the movement of iron ore Ben jamin Fariless president and chairman of United States Steel Corporation said Tuesday Bridges Tells Convention to End Quarrels Predicts Defeat If It Doesnt CHICAGO Republican cader Styles Bridges told the GOP convention Tuesday it must patch up party quarrels or almost cer tainly go down to defeat in Novem ber The veteran New Hampshire legislator appeared on the con ventions secondday morning pro gram along withother parly lead James Kcm of Missouri Rep Marguerite Church of Illinois and Chicago Councilman Archibald Carey Jr In a prepared address Bridges delivered a scathing attack on the Democratic party He called for a united front of Republicans now unsettled by the close race be tween Gen Dwight Eisenhower and Ohio Sen Robert A Taft for the presidential nomination The Republican party is beset Bridges said by stormy bitter wrangling forces This party can not succeed if this bitterness re mains after the convention He added Let us hccri this less the Republican party stands in a solid phalanx behind the choice of this convention for the presidency of the United States we will almost certainly go down to defeat in November about the bitterness grown out of the fight over Texas delegaten l to Erupt That battle threatens to erupt violently again onthefloor of this convention Wednesday after Tues days speech making session is climaxed with a harmony appeal Tuesday night by formerPresi dent Herbert Hoover The conventions credentials committee headed by a Taft sup porter and dominated by the Ohloana backers is expected to bring back to theconventionthen a report theedge in the scaling of 93 contested dele gates The credcnllgls group beganlhe dayby voting unanimously lo seat an 18vote delegation from Florida Eisenhower backers pul up no real fight In thisin stance But the struggle will come to a head when the committee gets down to voting on 68 delegates under contest in Georgia Louisi ana and Texas Floor Battle A committee decision favoring Taft in these three stales may bring a showdown floor battle ex ceeding In bitterness any that has gone before The third session of the conven lion recessed at pm until pm CST Tuesday1 night Taftand Eisenhower themselves were visiting with delegates in their trying lo har vest more support There were signs that Eisen hower might be chipping away at the delegate strength Taft has counted on Two New York City delegates who had been supporting Taft an nounced they had decided to vote for Eisenhower Both sides were wooing Gov Earl Warren and the 70vote Cali fornia delegation now pledged lo support Warren as a candidate in his own right Not all of the 93 contested con vention scats involve direct con BET YOUR LIFE NO There ore very few things youd knowingly bet life on But maybe you dont realize youre bel ting your life every tima you get coreless bnhind the wheel of your cor Drive BE CAREFUL tii lift yon saYemiyle your JWH at a public srrvict in cooperation with 1   

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