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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A L L N O R T H IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press und United Press full Lease Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 21 This Paper Consists o Two No Southerners Rebel Say Throw Us Out Demos Wont Vote for Gillette Hawkeye Delegates Divided on StevensonKefauver Fight GlobeGazelle photo by Ciibbs PRACTICE Art Armsbury left and Matt Bell only Clear Lake members of the Midland Power Boat Racing Association practice for the Governors Days races Aug 3 Upwards of 100 association members are expected for the Sunday afternoon event with some of the larger boats capable of speeds above 70 miles an hour At Governors Beauty to Be Principal Attraction Not Politics CLEAR will play second fiddle to feminine pul chritude at the 1952 celebration here of Governors Days The Miss Iowa beauty pageant will get more attention from the public July 31 to Aug 3 than the politicians for whom the celebra tion originally was planned Beardsley Hickenlooper to Attend The politicians will be in Clear Lake headed by Gov William S Beardsley and Sen B B Hickenlooper a former governor and a quorum of both the Iowa House of Representatives and Senate is ex pected But the 11 candidates hoping to carry the states ribbon in the Miss America contest at Atlantic City in September will be more in evi dence They will appearin bathing suits on Thursday afternoon to help start the celebration and that evening will take part in the public talent show which will help decide who shall be Miss Iowa The contestants include Carolyn E Hill Waterloo Nancy Calvin Newton Janet Sawyer Ames Dorothy Schmock Mason City Joyce Dickinson Fairfield Barbara McWhorter Algona Margaret Wingcrt Ft Dodge LaDonna Rispalji Sioux City and Shirley Nichols Sidney Iowa Falls and Garner also have franchises buthavc not yet named their entries Street Parade The governor will lead the street parade starling Saturday at but he will share the limelight with the beauties who will follow him in the lineup The governor will not even be in evidence during the Photographers Hour for amateurs and professionals at the Surf Ball room that evening at The pretty girls will have the spotlight Later Saturday evening the girls will ride in the floats of the Ve netian Nights parade on the Clear Lake waterfront The parade fol lows the vaudeville show of the Outdoor Cavalcade of Stars Iowas beauty queen will be crowned Sunday evening at the Surf by Gov Beardsley at the annual Governors Ball which closes the fourday celebration The politicos will gather Friday evening at the Ventura Commu nity hall for the annual stag party given by the directors and commit teemen of the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake The governors and members of the State Conservation Commission are special guests but invitations also go to every member of the gov ernors official family and the legislators Discuss Fall Campaign Primarily social the event will give the newly completed Repub lican slate an opportunity to discuss the fall campaign for the stale offices Most of the nominees are expected lo attend A new event for spectators at this years Governors Days will be the power boat races Sunday afternoon with some of the classes skim ming the Inke at speeds above 70 miles an hour More than 75 boats of the Midland Power Boat Racing Association will take part Dr Earl Harper Iowa City will be the speaker at the community church services at 11 am Sunday in City PirVk Sioux City Polio Death Toll Mounts SIOUX CITY polio death loll mounted Tuesday while frightened parents volunteered their children as guinea pigs in By W EAR1 HAL Staff Representative are drawing so rapidly for a Steven sonKefauver runoff in this convention that the Iowa del egation meeting in caucus Tuesday forenoon refused to take a chance on casting a token first ballot for its chair man Senator Guy Gillette Alight Miss Boat We might miss the boat just like California did at the Re publican convention one delegate observed At the moment the division be tween the Tennessee senator and the Illinois gov ernor is ex tremely close in the Hawkeye delegation ap proximately 8 votes for each with another 8 votes not de cided Attempts to poll the dclcga t i o n however W EARL HALL failed Tuesday morning It was reasoned that a vote would be without meaning because things are moving so fast Was for Barkley Counting of Cost Begins in California experimental tests designed to control the crippling disease The death of 11yoarold David Anderson brought the death toll here during the present epidemic to 14 Two more patients were admit ted to overloaded Sioux City hos pitals bringing the number of ac tive cases to 135 Fourteen patients were in iron lungs while hospital staffs held three machines in reserve for use at a moments notice Three addi tional iron lungs one from Minne apolis and two from the East were expected to arrive here shortly Nearly every mother in town made plans to lake her children to inoculation clinics for a pos sible injection of gamma globulin the experimental scrum which doctors hope will strip polio of its power to paralyze Some 4000 children between the ages of one and 11 were inocu lated Monday Half of them re ceived gamma globulin serum the rest a harmless gelatin sub stance More than 12000 children remain to be inoculated before the test is completed late this week Officials said they were becom ing more alarmed with a polio outbreak at DCS Moines Sixteen more patients were admitted to hospitals over the weekend Senator Gillette who revealed iimsclt as having been for Bark Icy expressed the view that the almost even division of lowans in Loveless Chairman Herschel Loveless Democratic candidate for gover nor accepted chairmanship of Stevenson forces in the Iowa del egation He said hebelieves Stevenson now has edge of Iowa votes on the first ballot and predicted a nearly total Iowa delegation for the Illinois governor on later bal lots if any Loveless ft enthusiastic about Stevenson candidacy and believes his nomination would aid the Iowa Democratic ticket greatly their floor vote Tuesday morning on the socalled loyalty oath was based on principle rather than on presidential preference Tha TEHACI1API Calif 11 persons dead and more than 25 in jured southern California Tuesday began counting the cost of the second strongest earthquake in the stales recorded hislory Focal poinl of Ihc dcnlh and ruin was this farming community of 2000 on the edge rf the Mojavc esert which caught the full fury f Ihe bucking rumbling upheaval struck in the dark hour before awn Monday But here as in other stricken rcas officials said it was too cur y lo put a dollar sign on damage hich appears cerluin lo mount vto millions Scientists calculated that the uakc felt from San Francisco to fie Mexican border centered in tie rugged Tchachapi mountains 0 miles south of here Ten persons nine of them chil ircn died in this town as the walls came tumbling down The eleventh vas crushedin the collapse oCa uest house roof at n nearby ranch wentyfive persons required hos pitalization Virtually every large business building here was damaged The nain streel deep in rubble looked vote was yes and 9 no Officials Investigate Reports of Radar Spotted Saucers WASHINGTON Air Mossadegh Returns as Iran Premier TEHRAN Iran Irans par liament overwhelmingly rcnom inatcd Mohammed Mossadegh pre mier Tuesday after two days of bioody Nationalist rioting and dis order had forced the more mod erate Ahmed Qavam from the of fice Qavams Tuesday investigated reports that several flying saucers had been spotted by radar virtually in its own back yard on the oulskirls of the nations capital Not only were unidentified ob jects seen on ac tual substance instead of mere light two airline pilots and a news man saw eerie lights filling the general description of flying sauc ers the same night Officials could not immediately agree on whether this was the first time radar has picked up flying saucers Some said it was All agreed it was unusual Different Objects The objects also were different from the average reported saucer in that they traveled at a relative ly slow speed as well as later dis closing the customary burst that far oulspccds normal airplanes One thing was ccrain A thor ough investigation is beirtg made by the air technical intelligence center WrightPatterson Air Force base Dayton Ohio which has been set up to look into flying saucer reports Such reports officials had said Monday arc coming in fast than at any time since he inilia flood in 1947 The current average is about 100 sightings a month The flying saucers over the capi al were reported late Monday ibout 3G hceurs after the incident actually occurred Operator Reports An operator at the air traffic control center at Washington Na ional airport across the Potomac from the capital spotted eight uni dentified images on one of his ra area surveillance scope with a range of possibly 70 miles The images were slowmoving going probably 100 to 130 miles an lour And they were flying in the vicinity of nearby Andrews Air Force base The control center operated by the Civil Acronaulics Administra tion notified the Air Force and also asked planes in the air if they could see anything announced determina tion to seek a settlement of Irans oil dispute with Britain set off Com munis tstrengthoncd Nationalist mobs who screamed through the streets for his death and battled with police and Iroops Twenty persons reportedly were killed in the fighting which raged through the capital Monday Dis orders erupted in other parts of the country Qavam resigned Monday afternoon Sentiment for the Illinois govcr nor is strongest among delegate representing Iowas Mississipp River districts Others quite frank ly arc critical of Stevensons failure to abandon his coyness as they put it Hope for No Battles Has Evaporated By W EARL HALL CHICAGO An over optimistic1 hope that this any Democratic convention could be run off without n knockdown and dragout fight went up the spout in the wee hours Tuesday morning That hope was born of the ex ample provided by the Republi AT Wlfcihol6 GEORGIA W1LINOT Herman Talmadge of Georgia holds up his fist as he serves notice on the Dem ocratic convention that his state will not pledge in advance support of the conventions 1952 presidential nominee His statement plunged the convention into a bitter North South fight over rules ike a scene from a bombed out city The Red Cross reported 31 busi icss houses suffered major dam age with 25 per cent a total oss Fifteen homes were dcs roycd 53 severely damaged and nearly JOO incurred minor damage White House Moves Ahead With Steel Seizure Plan Red Infantrymen Retake Old Baldy SEOUL Korea in fanlrymcn Tuesday recaptured the crest of Old Baldy In the fifth day of a seesaw battle that has cost the Reds more than 1000 casual lies United Nations infantrymen still held the soulhcast slope of the bit terly contested hill west of Chor won on the Korean Western front Baldy overlooks both the UN and Communist main lines of defense Associated Press Correspondent George McAiiJiur at the front said about 200 Chinese pushed through cavy IfN lank and artillery fire SAME DATE START YOUR VACATION WITH A WONDERFUL SENSATION the deep innerMtUfactiort of knowing that you have helped make it pocttblc for wounded man to live I In home and over need for blood is urgent Many men require four and six transfusions during delicate oper ations And it must be its needed So give the most pre cious gift of gift for which there is no blood I at n public txrvief rooptration with The Adterliiing Counrlt cans bitter convention battle which threalened to lear the party asunder It was thought this might be an effective detcrrenl But the impassioned voice of the Solid Soulh boomed forlh against a temporary rules committee which was obviously designed to clip Dixies wings in party affairs The twothird rule is gone but the melody lingers on in the tradilional hearlland of Democracy There were cheers and Ihcrc were boos just as there hat jcen at Ihc rival parlys con venlion There was angry warn ing that persistence for the pro posal would alienate seven south ern states and make it impossible for any Democrat to beat Gen Eisenhower At the crucial point in the healet debate a young man bearing an illustrious name Franklin D Roosevelt caused a thinning con vcntion crowd to recall his silver tongued falher The die was al ready cast against the Solid Soul young Roosevelts oratori cal efforls undoubtediy increase the margin for the Moody resolu lion in controversy Now to see whether the South erners meant what they said aboi staying by the Democratic ship i e campaign ahead WASHINGTON House Aching Tuesday to hopes for a negotiated of Ihe 51 day steel strike but moved abend plans f orpar tial of the industry Informed source11 Bald Acting Defense Mobilizcr John II Steel man probably would call for new bargaining tefforls by leaders of thesteel industry and the CIO Steelworkersif he found the par ties could possibly be budged from their adamant stands Telephone Talks Slcelman talked by telephone with bolh sides late Into Monday nightin hopes of finding some basis for acrosslhc lablc talks His efforts came in the face of a statementby Union President Philip Murray to his wagepolicy committee Monday that the dispute was hopelessly deadlocked The Defense Department and Munitions Board drew up plans for seizure of some plants under the Selective Service Act to force re sumption of essential steel produc tion The act allows the govern ment to any plants that fall or refuse lo fill direct defense or ders Laid Groundwork It wis learned that defense offi Secretory Jlobert A Lovctl have already laid the groundwork for limited seizure A Defense Depart ment spokesman snid a lot of preliminary work has been done on which plants should be taken over to fill defense orders Al its meeting in Pittsburgh the unions wagepolicy group called on Murrny lo hold out for a full union shop Government sources here believed however Ihe union probably would settle for a modi fied union shop on the terms on has come so close to agreement with the industry in the past Quotes Adlai Saying He WillAccept Russell May Not Be Nominated BULLETIN CONVENTION HALL Chicago f National ChairmanFrank McKinney Tuesday no at tempt will be to outt dele gations which refuse to abide by the loyalty pUdgt adopted in the Democratic convention early Tuesday By JACK BELL CONVENTION HALL CHICAGO southerners Tuesday against a loyalty pledge adopted by the Democratic con vention and approved by crtHllcngcd theTru Deal Democrats to throw thorn out of the partys con clave The great northsouth battle piv oting about disputed civilrights proposals roared to new heights of bitterness But simultaneously there came wore that the man around whom this convention might Adlai Slpvenson of snitl he would accept the presiden tial nomination if it is offered Up to now Stevensons personal noes to talk oC his candidacy haVe had little effect on the draft movement running his way Gov Henry F Schricker of In diana quoted Stevenson as telling him he down the nom ination if it were offered However StevcnSon got out u statement later ing againtthathe wanted to run for governor of Illinois t In the Jlghtof the developing situation Rep Gene Cox of Georgia told pos nd retook the shell scarred height cials in meetings led by Defense Boys Under 15 Cdnt Sell at Ball Games DBS MOINES Gen rar Robert L Larson has ruled that itjs illegal for a person under 15 years of age to sell peanuts popcorn and such at ball parks race tracks and so forth Unless the concession is operatedby the youths parents WAVELAND THEFT DES equip ment valued it nearly and in cash was stolen from the siblc that the name of Senator Richard B Russell wouldnot put before the convention Cox contended Rule action was in effect tossing the November election tothe Re publican ticket of Gen Dwight DV Eisenhower Russcl himself said only It is necessary for me to await Lhe courseof events before I can make any statement Vice President Alben W Bark ley withdrew Monday night as a candidate However AverellHarriman also biddlngfor the nomination said he will stick it out Sen Estes Kefauver also showed no signsof pulling out The loyalty rule slammed through in the early hours Tues day is aimedto require thatdele gates pledge to do all they can to get the conventions nominees on the ballots their states as thej rightful Democratic candidates Georgia and South Carolina delegations voted formally that hey wouldnttake such a pledge They contend it would be in con flict with state laws and state Waveland Park club house here police were told Monday Jack Hall Waveland pro said foursets of his personal golf clubs valued at were among items taken Sunday night rAII About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Tuesday afternoon Tuesday night and Wednesday Scattered thunder storms late Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night Not so warm Tuesday night and Wednesday High Tuesday 91 to 9J Low Tues day night 70 to 73 Iowa Partly cloudy and continued very warm Tuesday high 90 to 98 Partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers Tuesday night turning cooler west and north Wednesday partly cloudy and cooler with scatlcrcd showers east portion Minnesota Partly cloudy to cloudy and cooler scattered showers cast portion Tuesday night Wed AP Wlrcphnto HOTEL SMASHED BY QUAKE whole center oE this hotel at Tehachapi Calif was shaken away by Mon days earthquake which killed at least 11 and injured many more The hotel was occupied but police did not re port whether any of the victims were Joiind here ncsday partly south and east cloudy cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 30 Minimum 75 At 8 am 79 YEAR AGO Maximum 8fi Minimum party rules Louisianas delegation also look the sameattitude All rejected the idea of walking out of the convention Their strategy instead was to take their seats and leave the next move up to the Fair Dealers who put in the rule Gov II o r m an Talmadge of Georgia put it this way Our next step is to return1 to the convention and take out seats as the sove reign stale of Georgia The governor said this meant hat they would sit it out until hcy arc cither seated or thrown out Former Governor J Strom Thurf mond of South Carolina the states rights presidential date indicated he expected to be thrown out lie told reporters It looks lika they are not going to scat us un less the convention reverses its de cision on the Gov James F Byrnes said The Democratic party of South Carolina prefers to affiliate with the national Democratic party but its delegates are unwilling to pledge themselves to supportwhat ever action may betaken here after by those in control of this convention There was considerable anger even among some of the southern ers who felt the rule was not in conflict with their state laws or rules and were not formally re belling The North Carolina delegation 62 voted lo inform the Y   

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