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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior GLOBEGAZETTE f r THl NIWSFXER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N E 1 G H O R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIH Associated Press and United Preu FuU Five Cents Copy I MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY WJ Thli Paper ConsliU of Two 244 THEYRE FRIENDLY men who want to be president join in T laugh as they get together in Chicago before the national Democratic convention which opens Monday Left to right the handclaspers are Ayerell Harriman Mutual Security administrator Vice President Alben Barkley Sen Estes Kefauver of Tennessee Sen Robert S Kerr of Oklahoma and Sen Richard B Russell of Georgia 45 Cheat Death on Ocean Crusader Fails Again DAVENPORT Walter Lanes campaign against il legal whisky in Davenport taverns failed to produce results on his iccond night of visits to bars here However he said he would be out again Saturday night The policeman miffed over adispute with the city council in con nection with his request for a 30day leave of absence starlcd his crusade Thursday night but found no hard liquor and made no ar rests Friday night he engaged the aid of several friends to act as undercover agents but they also reported no violations 21Member Team Arrives to Administer Polio Shots SIOUX CITY team of 16 nurses and five physi cians has arrived in Sioux City by plane from Houston Tex to help prepare for a mass poliopreventive testing program The 21member team took part in the mass testing pro out earlier Houston in connectipn with the Texas citys polio epidemic The number of 1952 SiouxCity area polio cases meanwhile neared the 200 mark but Friday marked the second consecutive day during which no polio deaths were reported in Sioux City During a 24hour period which ended on Wednesday three died of the dis ease Recruit Volunteers Steps were being taken to re cruit volunteers and inform the public in connection with the polio testing program It gets under way Monday when five clinics will be open to give injections to up to 16500 children in the 1 to 11 age bracket The injections Will form part of a study lo determine if a common blood fraction gamma globulin will prevent or modify the paralyz ing effects of polio Church Announcements Work of recruiting 1000 women volunteers needed to aid at the clinics already has begun The Red Cross has distributed to churches an announcement des cribing the nature of Ihe lests The announcement is designed for read ing at Sunday services Wilh 103 polio cases reported in the Sioux City area up toFriday the number of hospilal cases un der Ireatment number 122 Germany Starts Menacing Drive Against Churches BERLIN M East Germany following the lead of other Soviet satelliles appeared Saturday to be embarked on a menacing drive against Ihc church The controlled Eastern press as sailed what it called unhygienic and unworthy conditions in vaca tion camps conducted by church officials both Protestant and Catholic The press proposed that police check the camps for violations of government regulations b e f o r e they arc permitted to operate West Germans immediately view ed the idea as an opening wedge to close out the camps restricting such activity to the favored and subservient Free German Youth organization The attack on the camps known throughout Germany for years as ideal childrens vacation spots climaxed a week of threatening gestures The Communist regime refused to grant travel permits for 5000 Protestants lo visit West Germany for the Lutheran world federation at Hannover in August Truman Back Home WASHINGTON UP Truman came home from the hos pital Saturday feeling fighting mad at Republican con gressmen Accompanied by Mrs Truman the President arrived at the While House after three days in a plush suite at the Armys Walter Reed medical center He wasstricken last Sunday with a mild virus infection and was hos the first time since he became Presi a thor o u g h physical checkup At the White House the Presi dent posed for cameramen after a s s i s ting Mrs Truman from their car Carry tempts to change the measure and said he wanted to lell voters How the Republicans dance when n well heeled lobbyist pipes a tune Truman said maneuvering by the American Medical Associations lobby had impaired insurance pro tection for millions of disabled Americans TRUMAN ing a panama hat in his hand and dressed in a doublebreasted blue suit the President Quipped to re porters and photographers Well are you fellows trying to take the limelight off the Chicago convention Truman signed scores of bills at the hospital One of the last meas ures he signed into law will in crease security benefits by about million dollars a year But he blasted Republican at Eiectrical Union Wins Bargaining Vote at Oliver CHARLES CITY The United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers Union Saturday won the right to continue as bargaining agent for union employes of the Oliver Corporation here In an election called by the Na tional Labor Relations Board anc completed early Saturday morning the UE received 1064 votes while he International Association of Ma chinisls an AFL affiliate receiver 35fi votes The AFL union also failed to win a bargaining election at the Charles City Oliver plant last year At tha time WE received 1049 votes lo 509 for the IAM The UE has represented Oliver employes since Life Rafts Burned 49 Overboard NEW YORK Iff flaming reighler spewed 49 persons ovcr oard without life rafts G5 miles at ea Friday night but 45 were luckcd from the rolling Atlantic n a dramatic predawn rescue The Norwegian ship the SS Slack Gull sent ils passengers div ng overboard after ils volatile argo of naphthalene caught fire and burned fiercely through the Drift for Hours The 40crewmembers and nine passengers drifted through 4foot swells for hours before two ocean iners and Coast Guard plane saved most of them from whal seemed at first almost certain death Four still were missing Searching through the gloom oi he dark foggy Atlanlic the res cuers sighted survivors by Ihc eerie glow of Ihe burning ship anc jy the bright flares dropped from planes droning overhead Swiftly they were taken aboart he Liner Gripsholrn a onelime lospilal ship during World War II to Cutter They were treatedby the Grips lolrns doctor and then all but one sere moved to a Coast Guard cut er the Mackinac which raced to he scene of the disaster from ils nearby palrot position The man ccpt aboard was too badly injured o be moved Meantime the 5000ton Black till burned on The Coast Guard said a message from the Macki nac said the fire was dying down But the cutter warned it is not deemed advisable to attempt to fight he fire as there is danger 01 explosion The Mackinac added that Ihc trca had been searched thorough y for Ihc four missing person ivitli negative results II addct hat Ihc merchant rescue ships hac een released Another Coast Guard cutter was to continue the search 500 The Black Gull was carrying 500 ons of naphthalene from Bremen to New York stored in meta drums Naphthalene is used in making dyes and explosives The ship had radioed the Coas Guard here at pm CST Fri day night lhat it was in Iroublc Thirtysix minutes later it saic all hands had abandoned Ihe ves sell and lhat all life boats had been lost or burned Within 10 rnimitcs Coast Guard planes were enroute to the scene from Ihrec different slations lowans Arrive in Chicago for Convention By ROBERT HOGAN Daily Writer CHICAGO IDPA in nt on attending the Democratic ational convention were begin ing lo arrive here Saturday in arge numbers The convention of course oesnt gel underway until Monday lorning at but the first ot icial business for the Iowa clclega ion is scheduled for Sunday aftcr oon in the Palmer House their eadquartcrs hotel as it was for heir Republican neighbors hero a vcck ago Caucus The delegates from the Hawkcye late 44 strong are to caucus Sun ay at pm That will not lake nore than an hour It cant be ause an informal reception is cheduled in the some room al 30 pm for all Iowa people hicago for the convention Where the Iowa Republican icadquarters was located in third loor rooms here the Democrats re installed in a larger headquar ers on the fifth floor Jake More late party chairman looked ovei he rooms used by the Iowa GOP and decided Ihey were too small improperly arranged for a talc headquarters Corn Stalks Another change that has been made is the touch of home thai s been added Corn stalks shipped in from Iowa are used at lecoralions in Ihe headquarters e didnt go in foi lecorations The home stale delegation has ome big plans for Monday A breakfast is planned in the owa headquarters for all dele gates alternates and visiting owans ahead of the opening ses BJSHOP HONORED DBS MOINES Bishop Charle W Brashares head of the Meth odist church in Iowa who has been assigned to the Chicago area wa honored at a dinner Friday night Mrs Brashares shared in Ih tribute SAME DATE JlUck liar trifUe 4ealh IH ions Major Candidates At the breakfast the folks will get to see the major candidates for he party nomination for prcsifleht late Chairman More has invitee Barkley Kefauver Harriman Kcrr and Russell to come over and shake hands with he delegation U S Sen Guy Gillette Chcro a favorite son candidate wil ilso be on hand of course i f Here are lowans serving on na ional convention committees Credentials Mrs F 1 o r e n c c ijnch LeMars platform and res J Mitchell Ft Dodge and Mrs Helen McCann Icdar Falls rules and order o msiness George OMallcy DCS tfoincs permanent Francis L Cudnhy Jefferson committee to notify the presiden ial candidalc of his ec A Gaucklcr Davenport anc Mrs Benona Young Bloomfield commillee to notify the vicepresi lential candidate of his nomina Rhodes DCS Moincs and Mrs Edith Burgess Tipton Convention pages for the delega ion are ECathlecn Cudahy Jcffer son and Brook Peterson Exira 2 mini Delegations Approved Steel Negotiations to Resume Meet Sunday in Effort to Settle Strike PHILIP MURRAY 4 Persons Die on Iowa Roads BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four new deaths Friday and early Saturday brought to 2GO the Iowa motor vehicle toll for 1052 as compared to 301 at this time a year ago The early Saturday dcalh was that of Ronald Clarence Hons 18 of Kingsley who was killed in a car icdestrian accident south of Chero kee at am Three persons met death in Iowa Friday in motor vehicle accidents The victims were Wendy Jensen daughter of Mr and Mrs Lcs Jen sen of Ames Donald Keith Claus sen 22 of Hudson SD and Lloyd Franklin Cuthrcll 17 of Cleghorn The small girl was struck by a truck as it was backed out of the driveway at her home She died at an Ames hospital Claussen was killed when his car ran off Highway 75 about 10 miles south of Rock Rapids la Cuthrell was killed when the trac tor he was driving ran off a Chero kee County road Friday night Allies Launch Ground Drive Against Reds SEOUL Korea United Na lions infantrymen in a furious dawn attack Saturday forced back Chi nese Communists on Old Baldy and Lhen opened a new assault against Reds on one slope ot the key West ern front hill The US Eighth Army summary said the morning charge supported by artillery and tank fire carried the Alliecr trpops to within yards of Recr positions on norlhweslcrii slope Crest of Hill The summary did not make clear whether UN units had reached the crest of the rain soaked hill Ear Her it had been described as a no mans land The Eighth Army likewise did no1 say how far back the Reds had been driven by the initial thrust Fighting fell off during the da but at I am CST UN troop1 charged ahead again the Eight Army summary said The dawn attack opened a thirc day of bitter raindrenched fight ing for the hill west of Chorwon From positions on Old Baldys northwest slope the Rods Friday poured an average ofseven shells a minute at Allied o the heaviest Communist artillery poundings of the war Frontline officers said UN sol dicrs ran into fire almost as heavy Saturday when they attacked from the hills southeast slope The battle has been raging since 10 pm Thursday when the Chi ncse opened tip with a screeching artillery barrage and Red infanlry men assaulted the height under cover of Rod tank fir Firing Ever Since liolh Allied and Communist bit uns have been firing ever since By 1 pm Friday Ihe Reds hat unleashed 10031 artillery and mor ar shells The Chinese won Iheir hold on he northwest slope Friday after repealed attacks Old Baldy was wrested from ho Chinese last month Action elsewhere along the fron ivas light Weather hampered Al icd air attacks Two North lowans Rerurn From Korea SEATTLE J5VFive Towa service men returning home from Korea were among the 524 passengers aboard the transport Simon B Buckner which docked here Friday North lowans were Sgl James 1 Maguire Ayrshire and Maj John Tf Mcrriam LuVcrne rAII About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy warm and humid Saturday aflcrnoon Saturday night and Sunday oc cpsional showers Saturday after noon with thunderstorms late Sunday afternoon and evening High Saturday 8800 Low Satur day night 7072 High Sunday 8790 owa Partly cloudy warm and humid with scattered thunder showers Saturday afternoon high Saturday afternoon 8891 Considerable cloudiness warm and humid with scattered thun dcrshowers Saturday night anc Sunday turning cooler northwes late Sunday Minnesota Mostly cloudy with showers and scattered thunder storms Saturday night and Sun day cooler south Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday WASHINGTON Ml cling De ense Mobilizer John 11 Stcelman aid Saturday Ihc CIO Steelwork rs and the strikebound steel in will resume negotiations in MUsburgh Sunday morning in an ther peace effort Steelmnn issued n statement rom the White House which said olh CIO President Philip Murray nd chief industry officials had igrced to his suggestion that they nakc another try al settling the crippling 48day steel strike New Peace The While House was known lo lave decided upon Ihc new peace move because of a meeting sot in itlsburgh Monday for Ihc CIO Steel workers wagepolicy commit ee This committee is widely expect cd to back up Murrays refusal lo nakc any further concessions on he crucial union shop issue in the dispute The committee also might ask Murray lo take a position on a new contract even further from that ol he industry SLcelmans brief announcement said I have asked the steel com panies and Mrj Murray to renew goUtttlbhs in Pittsburgh The parlies have agreed lo do so fltid to make a further effort to reach agreement Murray Behind Aides Murray was reported solidly jacked by his lieutenants in his re usal lo compromise further on the demand for a union form of compulsory unionism The steel industry appeared to be just as firm In Chicago Clarence a Ramdall president of theInlant Steel Company and a leading ipokesman for the industry saic strong public opinion is urging his company lo stand fast anc not sign a contract that will pro vent a nonunion man from work The possible seizure of a portion of the idle mills under the sclccllve service act was reportedly takci under active consideration after While House conference Thursdny between Dr John R Steelman act ing chief mobilizer and govern mcnt production and defense of ficials President Truman seized the in dustry on April 8 under his claimed nhcrcnl constitutional powers Two months Inter on June 2 the Supreme Court in n 63 opinion tield the seizure unconstitutiona and ordered the mills returned lo private ownership SEN WILLIAM BENTON Sen Benfon Wants End to F filibusters CHICAGO Ml Scn William Scnton of Connecticut moved Sat to wrest from southern sen itors the filibuster weapon they lave used lo kill federal clvl rights bills He demanded that Democratic plnlform drafters call upon Ihc semila reviseitsrides so a flli ended Ascalit Republican Assailing the Republicans h said in a statement distributed ii advance to newsmen In their civil rights plank o two weeks ago the Republican pay the same old lip service lo tin ideals of cljimUty under law bu conspicuously ignore the cance of the filibuster imbedded will their aid in the Wherry rule Under this Senate rule namci for he late Sen Kenneth Wherry of Nebraska it lakes a of 6 of the 96 senators to end a talk athon Simple Majority Bcnton proposed A Senate nil which makes it possible to put ar end to a filibuster by a simple ma jority vote of those present an voling after 15 days of debate an by twolhirds majority vote o these present and voting after fou days of debate Turning to another subjocl Bcnlon called for a plank urgin the expulsion from Congress o members who violate Amcricai concepts of ethics Ucnton ha been engaged in a running figh with Sen Joseph McCarthy 11 Wis over the methods used by thelatter II II Maximum Minimum At 8 am 83 71 13 AP Wlrophoto FLAMES CONSUME smoke blows atcinward along the length ot the Norwegian freighter Black GuiK Fortynine crewmen and passengers were1 forced overboard without afts Loyalists Say They Will Fight Texas Mississippi Regularson Roll By LYLE C WILSON CHICAGO Democrat c National Committee temporar ly sealed two antiTruman South cm delegations Saturday but loy alist forces pledged a noquarter loor fight to bar them from next veeks convention The national committee by voice pote accepted the rccommenda ion of its credentials subcommit tee that regular delegations rom Texas and Mississippi be put on the temporary roll Opposing the antiTruman ircgti ars arc loyalist delegations whose cause will be fought out on ho convention floor by proadmin stration forces including a coali tion of the KefauverHarriman camps All Out Birttr The fight promises to be altout and hitler and may wellwind up with aSouthern bolt like that which splintered the party in J948 Saturdays national committee action was more or less pro forma inasmuch as the bigissueinvolved of the partys platform and candidate picking one be solvedby Iho convention itself f The credentials committed tfai seatltic Ic gallyeloded regulars The a dec larationthat The honorable course f is to follow the majority decisions of the convention here and hereafter Firlty Advites This was iri line with the advice of James A Farley He arrived in town Saturday with the messages that the Dcmocrals can beat the Republicans in November only it their warring factions stopwrang ling over civil rights and other pat forrn issues and1 unite behind a good strong ticket The credentials recommenda tion coincided with a change of outlook among backers for the nomination of Gov Adlai E Stev enson of Illinois i i National Committecman Jacob M Chicago a Stevenson man and former Sen Scott W Lucas of Illinois talked to Steven son Friday night The governor still doesnt want to be pushed but we feel he would make him self available it the convention insists Arvey said Lucas asserted Stevenson caH be drafted although he is an unwilling candidate Not Unexpected The credentials subcommittee recommendation was not unex peeled The contested delegations adding up to 70 voles are lcdby Govs Allan Shivers of Texas arid Hugh White of Mississippi They were opposed by loyalist groups led in Texas by former Rep Maury Maverick and in Mississippi by Mrs John A Clark The argument against the regu lars was not that they were illegal ly elected but that in Ihe words of Sen Estcs Kefauver Terin they simply arc not Democrats ie they oppose the administra tion and the present party leader ship Kefauver said he would keep fighting against final seating of the ShiversWhite groups arid Rep Franklin D Roosevelt Jr cam paign manager for Averell Harri man said his side would too Barring the ShiversWhite dele gates would be a blow to the can didacy of Sen Richard B Russell Georgia who stands to get all 70 votes if the two states regulars are seated Kefauver and Harriman both hope to profit if the loyalists arc seated Sen Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota sparked the left wing drive by denouncing Govs Allan Shivers Texas and Hugh White Mississippi as modern political carpet baggers Humphrey and his allies among organized labor arid in the Ameri cans for Democratic Action wing of the party were rapidlycoming into their own hereV Vice President AlbcnWBarb With only 27 first
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