Thursday, July 10, 1952

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME Associated Press and United Press Full Leaso a 1 D CD A Paper Coniisls of Two Section Eisenhower Holds Commanding d Believe Hickenlooper Now Supporting Ike By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor was happiness which approached ju bilation in the Iowa Eisenhower ranks here Thuraclny 1 was based on what happened at the Republican national con vention Wednesday The vote cast by Sen B B Hicken looper in the test on Georgias delegation Wcclnes day w a s being interpreted PENNSYLVANIA WILL NEVER S Fine of Pennsylvania shouts into a floor microphone during voting on a minority report of the credentials com mittee favoring seating of proEisenhower Georgia dele gates When Pennsylvania was called to cast its votes Fine started to ask for a recess The chair asked him if he wished to pass on the roll call and Fine declared Pennsyl vania will never pass Fine declared himself for Eisen hower Wednesday night after long keeping his preference a secret Suspect Arson in 2nd Warner Brothers Fire BURBANK Calif second disastrous fire in less than two months whooshed across the Warner Brothers movie lot Wednesday Studio spokesmen roughly estimated dam age at to 6 million dollars Spectators who remembered the May 16 blaze had feeling they get at the movies This is where we came in Sheriffs arson investigator Ed Hatcher said he believes the fire must have been of incendiary ori gin We can find no natural cause for this fire he told re porters The problem now Is to turn up the evidence on who may have done it Hatcher said he and an investi gator for the national board of fire underwriters located the area in which the fire started but could find no material there that might have started the blaze The cause of the fire at the same studio last May was nev er determined although arson in vestigators made an investigation The fire swept in a giant arc through 25 studio backlot acres destroying nine streets of scenery ranging from Norwegian to West It razed a storage shed contain ing a 30year collection of some 2000 acting props Robin Hood crossbows mummy cases roulette tables horsehair sofas spears swords rAII About The Wealher Mason City Partly cloudy through Friday with occasional showers or thundershowers late Thursday afternoon and Thursday night Cooler Friday High Thursday 88 to 92 Low Thursday night near 61 High Friday 80 to 85 Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday afternoon a few show ers or thunderstorms northwest and north High 88 to 95 Friday partly cloudy with thunder showers extreme southeast Cool er Friday and in extreme north west Thursday night Minnesota Partly cloudy scatter ed thundershowers with locally strong winds south and cast por tion Thursday afternoon and eve ning Friday partly cloudy cooler south and east High Friday 72 to 77 north 77 to 82 south GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 82 Minimum 58 Precipitation 70 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 60 Allies Kill Wound 336 Communists SEOUL Korea United Na tions soldiers killed orwounded at least 33G Communists Wednesday and early Thursday in sharp smallscale actions all along the 155mile Korean battlefront the U S Eighth Army reported Allied casualties were not esti mated but briefing officers said they were small Overcast skies dampened the ground fighting and limited the air war to U N bomb strikes against the Reds North Korean supply system Allied light bomber pilots reported they destroyed 21 Com munist supply vehicles B29 Super forts Wednesday night blasted the Huichon rail yards on the main Communist supply route from Man churia w a s being interpreted a headding his support of the gen eral in theopening ballot Heavy Influence In other states the lowans cours is being watched with special in terest because of a like situa tion meaning a congressio n a 1 coll cague of Senator Robert Tatt who has ex ercised h e avy influence as a member of the convention del egation Word of the Hicken W EARL HALL loopcr deviation is getting around It was an lowan who gave the convention its greatest thrill of the VVedncsday sessions Just at a time when it appeared that voting on the Texas fight would extent into the far reaches of Thursday morning Ernie Palmer Jr oE Ft Madison offered the days mosi papular motion Party Harmony In the interest of what he callec party harmony and what Eisen hower backers called avoiding sure defeat the lowan as a Taf spokesman proposed acceptance o the credential committees minori ty report giving most the Tex as delegation to the general There was a quick second to the motion by Gov Dan Thornton o Colorado leader of the Eisenhowci forces in that particular fight am by voice vote the convention ac complished what would have re quired an hour or more by rol call of the stales Favor Taft Both Robert Goodwin tialiona committecman and Mrs Malcolm Lomas national committeewoman have favored t h c Taft cause in their convention votes up to now Eisenhower backers however fell confident that this support woulc not extend past the first ballot It looks like an Eisenhower nomination in an early ballot Bpyd Hayes of Charles City third district delegate told this reporter A number of the generals Iowa supporterswere predicting a break or him on the second ballot BULLETIN DES MOINES govern ment Thursday predicted that Iowa will have one of the larg est corn crops of all time in 1952 Based on July T conditions the forecast indicates a total production of 647940000 bushels this year This is just barely under the record corn harvest of 649286000 bushels in 1948 Steel Strike Layoffs to Pass Million Michigan Hardest Hit by Stoppage PITTSBURGH Uncmploy mcnt resulting from the grea steel strike of 1952 will be close to 1100000 next week unless there an unexpected break in the para lyzing nationwide shutdown throl Lling the industrial heart of Amer ica A big spurt in unemployment will come when Chrysler Corp closes virtually all of its extensive Michigan operations The corpora tion says the shutdown will affect about 68000 workers although 14 500 will be recalled to take inven tory The Chrysler shutdown comes as another blow to the big stale of Michigan where auto produc tion has been cut 70 per cent An estimated 100000 workers in Mich igan have been affected by the steel strike Ford Motor Co al ready has shut down its assembly plants across the nation and Gen eral Motors has laid off thousands in its huge factory network In addition to the 600000 steel workers idle another 422000 in ol lied industries have been laid of as a result the strike While theres no sign oC an end o the strike called June 2 the CIO United Slcelworkers awaited word from the industry on a pro wsul to agree to resumption of ron ore production Lawyer Says Mac Violated Hatch Act WASHINGTON UP Attorney larrison Mann Thursday formally charged Gen Douglas MacArthur vith violating the Hatch Act in do ivcring the keynote speech at the Republican National Convention Monday Mann former Arlington Va Democratic committee chairman called on the U S Civil Service Jommission to enforce the law vhich bars federal employes from aking part in any political activ ty QUEEN ENTERTAINS LONDON Elizabeth U ntcrtnincd Margaret Truman and 000 other guesls at the first gnr en party of her reign Thursday on he Buckingham Palace grounds BIRKSEN BACKS TAFT EvcveWFrk sen of Illinois making his first appearance before the GOP convention continued the argument of those who back the Taft forces in connection with the seating of Georgia delegates The convention supported the Ike forces in both Georgia and Texas Platform Raps Corruption CATCALLS FOR NEW YORKERSA quartet of Ohio delegates express their opinion with various gestures in direction of New York delegation after a reference to Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York by one of the GOP convention speakers Sen Everett Dirkaen of Illinois Dcwcy is a leading Eisenhower supporter Millikin Sees Quick Okay by Convention By EDWIN B HAAKINSON CHICAGO Republicans Thurs clay accused the present Demo cratic administration of sickening corruption nnd of shielding trai tors to the nation in high places This blistering attack came in he longawaited campaign plat form handed to the GOP national convention for expected approval luring the day Slashing attacks on the present administrations sordid record of corruption overshadowed hard fought compromises on the for eign policy national defense and civil rights planks Sen Eugene D Millikin of Colo rado chairman of the group that hapcd the campaign document old a reporter he expects quick convention approval In general the related foreign policy and defense planks had been Civil Rights CONVENTION HALL CHI CAGO Lester Parsons of Virginia said Thursday south ern GOP leaders had agreed to accept the partys proposed plank on civil rights withouta convention floor fight State Demos SoftPedal LiquorbyDrink Issue DES MOINES Democrats elected members to heir state central committee at district caucuses prcced ng the biennial state convention Thursday and softped alled the issue of Hquorbythedrink Preconvention talk which emanated from the head juarters of gubernatorial approved in advance by Sen Rob ert A Taft of Ohio and Gen Dwight Eisenhower the two top contenders for the parlys presi dential nomination The GOP document promised that Republicans will seek an honorable just pence that would even bring hope to those now im prisoned under Communist domi nntion On national defense the GOP platform promised a fuick build up to completely adequate air power something Sen Taft has stressed And then it balanced this proh ably at suggestions from the Eis enhower camp with a pledge for simultaneous readiness of coor dinated air land and sea lanes with all the necessary installations bas6s supplies and munitions in cluding atomic energy weapons AH through the unusually long 6000 words platform the Re publicans promised to clean house m government cut costs and re duce waste overlapping and bu reaucracy But the really bristling words CJL T IJL Stop Tan Coalition Gains as Ike Gets Disputed Votes By LYLE C WILSON CHICAGO Gen Dwight D Eisenhower galloped toward the GOP presidential nomination Thursday with a commanding delegate lead His lead was slated for hefty boosts before balloting starts from pivotal Michigan nnd other states A atopTaf t coalition loaded for Ike was in control of the Republican National Convention Nominating speeches will be cleared out oC the way Thursday night Balloting is ex pected to start Friday but might get underway after Thurs day nights speeches Leads for First Time For the first time Eisenhower was leading Sen Robert A Taft in sure first ballot votes and the lead was growing Gov Theodore F McKeldin who will put the general in nomina tion said his states 24 votes will go almost unanimously to Ike on the first ballot The best he had claimed ior the general up to now was 18 with Taft getting G Also apparently in the bag ior Eisenhower were 32 votes from Michigan where Ike previously had been scored for only 11 sure ones on the first ballot Shortly before noon Thursday the Eisenhower high com mand was talking in terms of being within 26 votes of a firsb ballot nomination without counting the big 70votc Califor nia delegation Legally Bound to Warren Sen William F Knowhvnd chairman of the California delegation has been insisting that the votes are legally bound by Gov Earl Warren on the basis of the states June primary Taft men were far from count ing their man out however and ayodle son candidales were hop ing the Iwo big fellows would kill each other off and clear tho tracks for a dark horse Dave Jngallstold an impromptu press conference at Taft headquar Its Father Who Pays PORTLAND Mo WVvThc father of 4dayold quadruplets lay in the same hospital as his wife and babies Thursday the frazzled nerves Silas Pinkhnm 45 of Staadish was admitted as n pnlfent when he visited Mrs Elizabeth PJnkham 35 nnd the Reboc ca Melissa and the ostcopathlc hospital Wednesday night Officials snid Mother nnd qunds continued to do nicely but they sntd Pinkham was suffering from nervous exhaustion Family physician Stanley E Howe of Gorham ordered the cnr pcntcr to bed fortwo or three days rest corrup came in the section titled tion The present administrations sordid record of corruption has shocked and sickened the Ameri can people it began Us lend ers have forfeited any right to pub lic faith by the way they transact the governments business iidatc Herschel Loveless oJ Ottumwa about getting n e v blood on the state committee ailed to materialize Mrs Verne A of Mason City was reelected to the state entral committee from the thirc ongressional district The other hlrd district member reelectee was Hanry J Janssen of Eldora Daughton ReElected J P Daughlon of Crcston who iad served on the central cornmil cc for nearly 20 years was rc lectcd without opposition in the ourlh district and was given landing vole of confidence Loveless had said before the con ention he was advised there was omc sentiment among younger democrats to replace Dtughton hut ic Ollumwa mayor who comes rom the fourth district did not at end the caucus Tn the keynote address Scwell E declared the unprecedented and responsible leadership n the public interest will be re garded with a Democratic victory t the polls in November Liquor Issue The subject of liffuorbythc drink which had been advocated personally by Loveless in his pri mary election campaign cropped up Thursday in three district cau cuses the third the fourth and the sixth districts But the strongest action taken in any meeting was in the third dis trict which favored the stand of Democratic candidates for state offices They merely proposed that the Iowa Liquor Control Com mission be held responsible for en forcement of the state liquor Jaws ABORTION CHARGE DES MOINES fft Dr If L Rowat 73 of DCS Moines has been charged with attempting to pro duce an abortion in connection with the death of an unmarried 26yearold DCS Moines woman Mason City Boy Drowns Tragedy ended a gay expedition with liis grandfather Wednesday for Gerald Lee 6 son of Mr and Mrs lack W Lee 705 Van JJuren N W when he tumbled from nn inflated play horse and drowned in Lake Cornelia at Clarion The boy had been visiting his grandparents Mr and Mrs T W liCc in Clarion He fell from the plastic water toy in eight feet of water Eugene Kasllor Clarion pulled the boys body frnm the water five minutes after he disappeared Fire men worked two hours in a futile effort to revive the lad The boy was born Oct 30 1345 n Sf Paul Minn Surviving are lis parents and grandparents lie was baptized in Trinity Lutheran Church Funeral arrangements complete The Major Home is in charge arc in Funeral TRIAL RECESSED ters that Taft would receive 500 votes without any question BULLETIN CONVENTION HALL Chicago Republican national convention Thursday amended its rules to give states which vote almost solidly Republican in national bigger representation on the National Committee n the first ballot but declined to say whether this vote would ex ceed Eisenhowers Fight TaCt himself declared that he still is in the fight for the nomina tion Fighting to dispel gloom among his supporters he huddled vith about 40 of his state leaders n a strategy meeting As delegates headed toward the stockyard Amphitheater for the fourth day of the angriest GOP con vention in SO years Eisenhower vas riding the crest a smashing victory in the battle for stolen Iclegates The latest United Press tabula ion showed Ike leading Taft in irmly sewedup first ballot votes 32 to 497 The extra votes fore ast from Maryland and Michigan vould boost the general even far hcr toward the 504 nominating ma ority Loses 32 Votes Tatt camp however claimed the senator wiil get 520 to 30 first ballot votes despite his oss of 32 Georgia and Texas dele gates in Wednesday nights brawl ng contest on the convention floor Paul Walter Taft aide said state lelegalions pledged to the senator re standing firm Among those who could benefit f Taft and Eisenhower knock each 3ther out arc Gov Earl Warren of California Harold E Stassen Minnesota and Gen Douglns Mac lhur Stassen visited both Eisenhower nd Taft Thursday but insisted he s still in the race on his own Don Dickey floor leader of the 28 ember Minnesota delegation r v l u mimiesuia ueiegation WIESBADEN Germany GRThc sked Stnsscn o pitch the 24 votes blackmarkct trial of a U S Air orcc colonels wife has been re cessed until next Monday to allow icr defense counsel time to sum mon witnesses 284 I iours deatu la pwl he controls to Ike on ballot No 1 Stassen wasnt budging for the time being Neither was Warren Gov Val Peterson and Sen Fred A Scaton Nebraska predicted that Eisenhower will get 5 slates 18 votes on the first ballot and eight or nine on the second a jump of three first ballot votes for the general Not Bragging Ike himself wasnt bragging about Wednesday nights delegate victories He was asleep when his victories came and learned about them only this morning Said the general I never know what is supposed to happen This is ray first con