Wednesday, July 9, 1952

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVII1 Associated Press nnd United Press Fuji Lease Wires Five CenW a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 9 1952 Thli Paper Consists ol Two One No 235 Strategy Change Gives Ike 11 Votes GOP PERMANENT Rep Joseph Martin of Massachusetts was taken at the start of Wednesdays national convention session Martin will be permanent chairman of the big conclave which is having its turbulent moments Eisenhower Tells His Philosophy of Politics By DICK HABEIN Staff Representative of the easiest men to see in Chicago is Gen Dwight D Eisenhower In the preballoting maneuver ing at this Republican national convention Eisenhower is meeting a lot of veritable parade of them are calling at his fifth floor in the Hotel Blackstone To set the stage it should be pointed out that any GlobeGa zette reader were he in Chicago Monday or Tuesday could have called on the general It was simple to attach oneself to a dele gation walk in and shake hands with Ike This reporter went in with a dozen members of the Rhode Island delegation and the general invited us to sit clown and have a chat Good Conversationalist Ike is a good conversationalist And he made a point of mention ing that hed much rather dis cuss the issues with small groups than stand up before n huge crowd Its a good thing to get an idea and pass it around in a small group each one adding some thing said Ike Generally in a news story the most important thing a prominent figure says belongs at the begin ning of a story But lets change the pattern and have a conversa tion with Ike beginning with the first question i woman delegate what do you think of the Voice of America Eisenhower replied without a pause He said he thought the Voice was being misused Should State Policy The Voice should be used to state official American policy said Ike We should use media already established in Europe for U SRussia in Showdown on Kidnaping BERLIN UP Thc United States seemed headed for a show down with Russia Wednesday on the Communist kidnaping of a prominent antiRed from West Bcr lin Maj Gen Lemuel E Mathew son American commandant in Berlin sent a sharp demand Tues clay night to S A Dcngin chief o the Soviet Control Commission in Berlin for thc return of kielnnpec Dr Walter Linsc Shocked I have been shocked not onl by thc oiitragcousness of thi crime but by the evidence of col lusion of persons under Soviet con trol Malhcwson said I must warn you thai I rcgarc this act which could only have been carried cut with the clirec assistance of forces under you jurisdiction as intolerable and oni which must be rectified I therefore insist that you utilizi your powers in the Soviet Zone t see that Dr Linsc is returned ir safety and without delay to his res idcncc and the criminals propaganda purposes sponsible for this abduction The gene ml expressed ovcr to ProPcr Bcrlin opinion that the Voice broadcasts thwilics prosecution which are frankly propaganda AntiRed Underground carry a tinge which listeners in Despite the peremptory tone Committee Compromises on 7952 Republican Platform Agree on Civil Rights After Debate CHICAGO T h e Resolutions tommittee of the Republican con agreed Wednesday upon a compromise 1952 platform after nore than six hours of continuous Icbatc A compromise agreement was reached on the touchy ivil rights plank but details were lot disclosed Sen Eugene D Millikin of Colo Platform Committee chair So Glad to Know You CHICAGO Ihc hubbub of campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination Sen Robert A Taft had to do a doublctakc to recognize Mrs Marcy Bancroft the mother o the girl bis son is going to marry It happened at a reception Tuesday in Tufts honor When Mrs Bancroft came down the line with hundreds of others Sen Tall shook her hand and said So glad to know you Farm Plank CHICAGO Republican resolutions committee Wednes day approved a farm plank that toned down a MidWest farm council proposal to put federal farm aid programs under a non partisan farm board This by a grass roots organization of Re publican farmers said such a board was needed to take farm problems out of politics The plank endorsed the idea of a federal farm board but would give it nothing but advisory powers The farm plank upheld views of a resolutions subcommittee headed by Harold McKinley Iowa farmer that the Republican platform should not match a support producer prices of major crops at not less than 90 per cent of parity naterial has something to do will The Iowa Corn Song and the Iowa banner shared top honors with Californias song and bnnnci luring the impressive Hoover ova lion Tuesday night man planned to release the texts of this and a foreign policy plank later Wednesday The entire platform should be made public before it is presentee to the convention Thursday Agreement in committee on the foreign policy and national defense planks was reported Wednesday morning Most of the 90 committeemen Sot their first peek at the proposed harmony platform when they as icmbled Wednesday They worked behind locked and guarded doors Sen Eugene D Millikin of Colorado platform chairman had the only complete copy on he long campaign docu ment He read through the entire plat form with discussion banned it was reported Then he started through again plank by plnnk Sen Hickenlooper Subject to Pressure for Support By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor in this Republican convention hat jeen subjected to more pressure for his vote than Iowas Senator Bourke B Hickenlooper As the time for decisioh on a presidential bannercarrier approaches the screws arc ieing tightened on the lapids man Despite his insistence that ic is wholly uncommitted and hat he hasnt made up his mind theres an as sumption that nis leanings are toward his sena torial colleague Robert A Taft His vote on southern dele gates pointed to this A Good Listener Eiscnho w c r delegates in a W EARL HALL majority in the Iowa delegation have been telling him that a nomination would imperil thc whole Hnwkeye Republican ticket The Senator has proved a good thats all From other states notably Ne braska it is being suggested that if Hickenlooper could be brought into the Eisenhower camp the line would be broken in all states where a congressman loyal to Mr Re publican is heavily influencing a delegation stand Unqualified prediction by John S Knight of the Chicago Daily News that the die is cast for Eis enhower and Richard Nixon of California as tho Republican ticket gave great encouragement to the Ike supporters in Iowa But it was accepted with a certain measure of reservation and a lets wait and see jittitucie Compromise Candidate Suggestion of a compromise candidate has had no acceptance in the Iowa delegation If it isnt Eisenhower it should be Taft it is unanimously agreed Lack of plausible compromise candidate Soviets Veto Germ War Resolution UNITED NATIONS NY Russias Jacob A Malik Weclnes clay vetoed a United States rcsolu lion declaring the Russian gern warfare charges false and con donning their circulation through out the world It was Russias 5011 veto since the UN began The security council voted 0 for the American resolution but tin single negative vote of the Rtissiat delegate constituted n veto Th llth council member Pakistan ah stained The American proposal was pu the council by Ambassndo Ernest A Gross last week afte Malik had vetoed an earlier IFS resolution calling for an imparlia investigation of C o m m u 11 i s charges that the U S and the U N arc waging germ warfare in Korea anil China After the vote Wednesday Gros said the council had exposed th campaign of lies and hntc for what it is Iron Curtain countries cant quitei accept He suggested instead notc thcrc was n propaganda be beamed into Ironinrlicalioi just how far he was pre Curtain countries by regular Westjpaml to go in attempting to force Europe radio stations thus the h go t tinge of coming from Amcrca jpromincnl of thc anli wouia vnmsn Communist underground movement Ike divides his answers to quesjknowns as Free Jurists Invesli tions into two categories On Committee jects he knows something about has working knowledge the Voice of statements arc crisp nnd open To other ques tions particularly those involving the technicalities of politics and domestic problems thc genera ex presses what he called in the con versation with thc Rhode Islanders my instinctive convictions Ike toll thc delegates that one of his instinctive convictions wis that be was engaged in a cause Continued on page 2 284 At Wlrcnhoto IKE DELEGATES CHEER AT of the Eisenhower delegation cheer the decision of the GOP credentials committee which awarded thorn l contested Louisiana scats s HOOVER ADDRESSES Presi dent Herbert Hoover lifts his hand in answer to ovation as he came before the GOP convention in what he said may well be his last appearance Hoover a native Jowan rapped the Democratic administration Hoover Bids Farewell to GOP Rips Demos CHICAGO Aging Herbert Hoover bade farewell t Republican convention delegates Tuesday night with a pie to rip away the Democrats plush curtain at home and sal vage lost abroad Hoover thaonlyJiving cxProaident and thelast Kcpilb lican to hold that office tacked the Democratic admin istration with a vigor that belled his 77 years Roared Nos His 6iilm statements at theout setand at the end of his that he did not expect to address another GOP convention because of the inexorable course of na met with roared Nos He mentioned neither of the top contenders for Republican prcsi lential nomination Out his firm lyworded viewpoint on foreign pol icy hewed close to that of Ohios Sen Robert A Taft and collided rougiitly at points with that of Gen Dwighl Elsenhower Hilling at the concept of building up large armies in Europe Hoover declared that aside from Ameri can nnd British divisions the Eu yfli because the continents will to defend itself is weak First Duty I am not ashamed to say he our first duty is to defend United States Whafr propose is an entire re consideration of these foreign policies which Jiavn todiiy devel oped both in the United States nnd abroad I do not propose that we re treat into our shell like a turtle I do propose the deadly reprisal strategy of a rattlesnake Hoover as he has don n fre quently in the past urged a major buildup of Americas airpowcr to defend the center and final re serve of strength of thn free world which lies nosv in the Western Hemisphere Ike Has Confidence Eisenhower who relinquished command of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO forces to come home and campaign for the GO nomination hns ex pressed confidence that the na tions of Western Europe will do their utmost in the common cause B u t Hoover nfter declaring that except for US and British participation this European Army seems determined to keep its phan tom quality said The potential is there but we must by now realize that the will is lacking These six nations of Western Europe have no stirring belief in present danger Hoovors speech brought these vocal tributes An outstanding speech by a great American said Sen Wil liam Knowland of California I think he raised some grave ques tions which arc of concern to all our people Great American Sen William Jcnner of Indiana said A great American spoke from his heart The country will heed his words of wisdom or w are lost Oregons Sen Wayn Morse and Gov Douglas McKa and California Heps John Phillip and Patrick thei words Hoovers 4500wonl address wa punctuated with rhetorical qucs drawing yelled answer from the delegates Dismiss 1 Charge on Colonels Wife WIESBADEN Germany of 17 black market charges agiiins a US Air Porce colonels wife wa dismissed Wednesday A proseci tion witness denied he hnd pu chased iOO gallons of gasoline ra tion coupons from her But Mrs Kathcrinc G Rcec Michiganborn socialite wife of Fairfiold la officer still face charges that she sold 1200 gallon worth of gasoline coupons an dealt extensively in black marke coffee and currency She h a s pleaded innocent an contends thai the charges arc fab ricalions md the outgrowth of an mosily by former German cm ploycs DIES IN KOREA MOINES Fran Sclilabach 22 formerly of Moincs died June 30 in Korc when a foxhole caved in on hin while he slopl according to woi received here Tuesday A forme University of Iowa student 1 moved fo Evanston Jl in 945 rAII About The Weather Iowa Eair and somewhat warm or Wednesday afternoon high to 88 Fair ant somewhat warm er Wednesday night and Thur day Jligh Thursday 88 to 03 Mason City Fair except for par ly cloudy in afternoon and warn er Wednesday afternoon We ncstlay night nnd Thursdaj High Wednesday 83 to 8G Lo Wednesday night 55 to 58 Hig Thursday 88 to 00 Minnesota Mostly fair and som what warmer Wednesday nig and Thursday Low Wednesda night 51 to 59 east 58 to C4 wcs High Thursday 81 to 89 east 8 to M west ClobeGanetle weather clatn up t 8 am Wednesday Maximum 74 Minimum At 8 am 53 68 Toft Tries to Weaken Ikes Stand Eisenhower Gets Louisiana Votes BULLETIN CHICAGO can convention com mittee voted Wednesday 2724 to seat 22 Taft delegates and H Eisenhower backers from Texas This upholds the national mittees ruling on the heated case The fight now goes to the convention floor By JACK BELL CONVENTION HALL CHICAGO surprise strategy move by en Hubert A Tiift Wednesday cut 10 firepower of Gen Dwight O Elsenhowers delegate scandal hargcs Jti their GOP nominatioh attic Shortly before the third days cssion of the torrid 25th Republl an convention began the Taiffr om Ihatcd credentials committee rolcd unanimously to scat a tieav iy proEisenhower delegation from ouisiana Gain of 11 The nclion giving Eisenhower a icl gain of H votes punched a lole in the threestale lineup ot corgia Louisiana and Texas cori csts that the generals backers lad planned to carry to the con vention floor for a showdown Vote on delegate contests that might go a long way toward indicating the nominee If it were followed by a further compromise on the disputed Texas delegation as some credentials committee members seemed to think the Eiscrili6wcjbnckersin3 weakened position to push thclrfloor fight Talk of Compromise Chairman Ross Risleygf the cre dential cojnmittce told reporters luring a luncheon recess of the groups hearings thai there is talk of a of the Texas ciise He said Both sides had jccn in a huddle but How far it has gone I dont know The report of the credentials commiltce must be approved by the convention the contested delegations can take its cat Sen Henry Cabot Lodge Jr of Massachusetts Eisenhowers cam paign manager said the baltls would go on despite the Taft con cession in Louisiana It it takes place the struggle would come to a head on the seat ing of a 17vote proTaft delega tion from Georgia approved by a 3021 vole of the credentials grotip Tuesday This lineup was changed Wednesday when Pennsylvania shifted its credentials committee vote to make it 2922 With the Louisiana decision the credentials committee working in the downtown Congress hotel took up the 38 disputed Texas seats Eisenhower backers put pressure on Arthur Summerfield Michigan national committeeman to plump for the general Summerficld told a reporter he is considering an nouncing his view but would not hint at the stand he will take The bandwagon movemenkif it certain of im petus from some of the 25 dele gales committed to former Gov Harold E Stassen of Minnesota Dan Gaincy Slassons floor man ager told this reporter he is ad vising Minnesota delegates who have indicated they wont stay With Stassen more than one round in any jump to another can didate on the first if they choose He wouldnt estimate how many might do so There were new rumors of offers to Sen William Knowland of the vice presidential nomination if ho would try to swing Californias 70 votes to Eisenhower Californias Gov Earl Warren himself a can didate has made it clear he wants to see the first ballot through Confers Eisenhower himself scheduled conference with the California del egation which already has had a visit from Taft The general plugged his own cause in talks with delegations Tuesday with an assertion that the Republicans must have a tre mcndous majority in November I dont want a secsaw battle that will give us the executive of fice the lose the Sen ate and give us a small majority in the House he declared Tafts theme was that he was willing to take organization people