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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 5, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Aisuclatcii Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 5 1752 This Paper ConstMs of Two SectionsSection Ono No Allies Say 78 Red Towns Doomed AP WIropholo BOM HER parked B3G bomber exploded and burned on the flight line at Caswell Air Force base at Fort Worth Tex during a thunder storm Thirteen men were taken from the blast scene to the base hospital The Air Force said there were no fatalities The plane was being readied for flight when the explosion ripped through it Mason Cityan Finds Breeding Ground of Whooping Crane A Mason Henry the U S wild life service Monday announced the end of ahalf cen tury old search Smith and an associate Everett L Sutlon Aberdeen SD flew into Prince Albert Saskatchewan Canada Mon day from the wastelands of the Arctic with the news that they had found the summer breeding ground of the almost extinct whooping crane From Prince Albert the news flashed lo the world Smith who is the son of llic late R P Smith cashier of the First National Bank and grandson of IT 1 Smith a Civil War vet eran and first president of the bank has been in charge of the western flying range for the wild life serv ice for several SMITH years flying from the Arctic islands to Guate mala tracing bird migration Smith who now makes his home at Mcdford Ore and occasionally drops in at his cottage at Clear Lake piloted a plane more than 25000 miles of wilderness between May 14 when he and his associ ates began the search and the landing at Prince Albert Mon day The two biologists ranged over the northern wastes of the United States border to the Yukon and the Arctic Ocean They sighted two adult cranes in the marshes north of the western end of Great Slave Lake One was sighted July 11 and one the next day The two biologists brought then plane down to around 100 feet to make several passes over he birds and took both color and black and white photographs Tim men ran into another im portant discovery in a low fliyhtj over Banks island west of Vic toria Island where they spotted the flyaway of the snow goose that migrates lo the Pacific Coast Mi grating flyaways for other species of goose had previously been es tablished The significance of the whooping s expected to set his amphibian ilane down on the lake waters lere some time this month no one mows for how long It may be for several clays or as it was once for only an hour Smith who grew up in Mason ily and Clear Lake took an early nterest in wild life and upon being graduated from Dartmouth be came identified with the wildlife department of the U S govern ment Death Toll in Crash Unknown WACO Tex how many persons died in the fltiming hell that resulted when two Greyhound buses crashed south of here early Monday remains a mystery At least 28 bodies had been re covered from the charred sham bles of the big 17passcngcr high way liners but a pile of charred flesh and bone remained for class ification Twentyfive persons were injured Heat from the flames was so intense that molten metal and glass poured in little streams across the cracked highway Offi cers believed some bodies were completely cremated What Happened Meanwhile officials of the Grey hound Lines local police and the Texas Department of Public Safe ty tried to find out what happened and why Investigators checked a theory that an unidentified automobile caused the worst bus accident in history One investigator said he was beginning to believe that an un tnown motorist may have caused the two Greyhound buses to crash The northbound bus was on the wrong side of the road It is possible but strictly con jecture that something could have shown up in front of the north bound bus B Shillings Grcy nound general claims agent said Sudden Emergency It looked like some sudden Ikes Political Appeal to South Goes Up Notch By UNITED PRESS Dwight D Eisenhowers political appeal to the Democratic South rose another notch Tuesday on his statement that he doesnt believe compulsory federal laws arc the only solution lo civil rights prob lems T h c Republican presidential nominee made he statement to a group of Negro leaders who visited him in Denver Monday night They endorsed his candidacy anyway after he assured them he will fight for civil progress even though he is unready to commit himself o a compulsory Fair Employment Practices Commission Eisenhower was to fly to Los Angeles Tuesday lo deliver a speech before the 53rd annual en campment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Democratic Candidate Adlai Stevenson said meanwhile that lie is confident the South will remain loyal to the Democratic Party this Report Ellis Arnal Ready to Resign WASHINGTON Stabi liser Ellis Arnal was reported Tuesday as likely lo turn in his resignation to President Truman Wednesday Only last week Arnall told a re porter that his departure was not imminent but that he planned to leave before long A source familiar with the plans of the former Georgia governor said that hehopes to get back to his home stale Sept 1 to resume his private law practice The resignation would be offered to lake effect Sept J it was said The Illinois governor a n d his campaign strategists were encour aged by the action of the Georgia Democratic Executive Committee which pledged its support Monday to Stevenson and his running mate Sen John J Sparkman of Ala bama Louisiana Democratic Chairman N B Ciirstarphcn snid he would recommend similar action in his stale if he can think up a way to mako clear that Louisiana Demo crats like the StcvensonSpnrkmnn ticket but not he parly platform which contains a strong civil rights lank Stevenson shifted his attention Tuesday to farm the farm a conference with Secretary of Agriculture Charles F Brannan Two hardfought stale primary Missouri and Michi With the presiden tial candidates for the political spotlight President T r u m a ns political prestige went on the lino inhi home state where Missouri Demo era Is chose between State Attor ney General J E Taylor and for mcr HFC Administrator Stuart Sy miugton for the senatorialnomina lion Mr Truman backed Taylor whom he described as one of UK best friends Ive got in Michigan both Democrats Hnt Republicans went to the polls i pick gubernatorial and scnaloria nominees The real tussle how ever was in Hie GOP camp wher there was a threeway race for lh gubernatorial nomination and j fourway race for senator Al Wlrepliolo KNIGHT CARRIES OFF TRUE Miko lich who police saidforced an apartment door at Min neapolis and carried off his pajamaclad sweetheart Thel ma Caahrnan 20 paid a fine in police court on a dis orderly conduct charge They arc pictured aLtcr police discovered thorn in his homo She was wearing a newly purchased dress Miss Cnshman told the judge aha planned to many Mikolich u truck driver but she wasnt sure when emergency confronted one of these boys Highway marks and the posi tion of the buses indicated the northbound bus was across the stripe Stallings said The two speeding vehicles rammed together and burst into flames about 4 a m Two young Berry Herring 24 and B E Billy Malone piloting their big vehicles through he predawn blackness of Central Texas Herring was completing his ifth day as a driver Malone had aeen driving about four months Both were among the dead Crippling Coal Walkout Looms Grandparents and Great Grandparents Within Two Days Mr and Mrs William Lynch Winnebago Heights became grand parents ami great grandparents within two days time On Aug I they became grand parents when a daughter was born to Mr and Mrs A L Stamand Al al the I a r k Hospital in Quarantine Hog Market CHICAGO Bureau of Animal Industry Tuesday slapped i partialquarantine on the Chi cago hog market in a further ef fort to stop the spread of a swifl noving hog disease called vesicu ar exanthema An estimated HiOOO hogs had reached the Union stock yards when the quarantine went into ef fect None of these may be shipped oul but must be slaughtered irn mediately at local packing plants By thus removing outside order buyers from the trading the hog market had difficulty in getting started Order buyers generally are a prominent factor in the early buying since they tend lo lake the higher quality animals The quarantine applied to hogs hen in the yards An embargo Smith explained can be gauged01 by the fact thai only a few living daughter of Mr and Mrs crane breeding round discovery til Mrs Stammand is against further receipts had not U1 r been announced early although the eastward movement of the em bargo pattern at public stockyards indicated such might be necessary specimens of this 1foot waterfowl remain or the North American continent About 30 of the birds spent the winter on Texas coastal marshes 3000 miles from where the birds breed Smith expressed the view that some scientific body probably will send men to Great Slave Lake forj a ground study based on their findings The Audubon society may back such a project with field expcdi On Aug i they became great grandparents when a daughter was born to Mr and Mrs Terry Lynch Manly al the Park Hospital Terry Lynch is a grandson the son of Mrs Dorothy Lynch of Manly Kidnap Suspect Gives Self Up CEDAK RAPIDS One of Iwo men sought in a double ab duction surrendered voluntarily at lion to find out what enemies have Cedar Rapids police headquarters reduced the flocks of whooping Tuesday noon He was Bernard Zornes 27 of DCS Moines He claimed his com panion kept a gun on him during a Monday night escapade in which a Cedar Rapids cab driver and a Marengo tnickcr were kidnaped and later released About The Wealher cranes throughout the predators go after their their nestlings or attack the adult birds Once these facts arc established if it is control measures may be devised This would give the birds a chance lo breed and possibly to the point where they might again fly the long mountain skyroads from Great Slave Lake to Texas marshes in large numbers as they did centuries ago The two specimens seen by the men were wading in shallow water Neither bird seemed disturbed by the Grumman amphibians roar as the plane made repealed passes over them Close friends of Smith in Mason City and Clear Lake state that he SAME Black flaf means traffic death put hour Mason City Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Tuesday afler noon high 75 lo 78 Cloudy and warmer with thundershowers late Tuesday night low 51 to 58 Iowa Mostly cloudy a little warmer west portion with a few thundershowers extreme west Tuesday afternoon high 75 to 80 northeast 80 to 85 southwest Mostly cloudy with scattered thundershowers Tuesday night and Wednesday Minnesota Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Widely scattered light showers Tuesday night and scattered thunder showers south portion Wednes day GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 am Tuesday Maximum fifi Minimum 43 At 8 am GO Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 78 Minimum 59 Contracts End Next Month WASHINGTON specter of another industrythrottling strike before the slcel mills have had a chance to get back to full blast production arose Tuesday as John L Lewis served notice that his United Mine Workers con tracts are ending next month Lewis president of the Mine Workers Union wrote Joseph E Moody president of the Southern Coal Producers Association that his present work contract will ex pire Sept iO 60 Days Thats GO days from thedate on Lewis letter Terms of the exist ing contract provide termination upon 60 days notice by cither side The notice o Moody following by 10 days similar word to the Bituminous Coal Operators Asso ciation is certain lo mean a shut down of all but a small portion of soft coal mining the end of next month unless Lewis Moody and Harry M Moses agree on new eon tract terms Moses heads the bi tuminous association representing an estimated 240 million tons of annual production much of il owned by the steel industry The Moody group produces around 100 million Ions a year Termination Notice Lewis it was also learned Mon lay has served contract termina ion notice on the anthracite 01 lard coal industry which cmplojs 100000 miners The bituminous dig gcrs number ISO000 Still not a party to Ihe seric of recent Lewis letters are opera tors in Indiana and the far West with an estimated 40 to 50 million tons a year and a scattering o soft coal producers in a dozen other slates Lewis is considered likely t demand a wage increase at least the size of that won by Philip Murrays CfO stcelworkers last cents an hour Smith Denies Claims Medal Winner Faked Rescue WASHINGTON Mi A yoimgf nolher who was reported bent on naking a suicide leap from a sixth loor ledge last Thursday now says he whole thing was a hoax to get publicity for the Medal of Honor vinner credited with saving her Mrs Ernestine Lucille Whomble l mother of two children said Monday she was offered lo ake Ihe jump attempt because Maynard II Snuffy Smith hero if World War II wanlcd publicity n his campaign for governor of Virginia Assistant Corporation Counsel lark King promptly charged Smith with making a false report o police and firemen A similar charge was filed against Holand Jcnnctl described as interested in urtlicring Smiths political for unes Smith 41 and Bennett 21 are cllow employes in a radio shop Smith lold reporters the incident asl Thursday was no lionx lie suggested Mrs Whomble may be suffering from hallucinations of irandcur If this girl was making an act she should bo in Hollywood Smith said He said he had never seen or met her before the en counter on the ledge He added it was ridiculous for anyone to say he was running for governor of Virginia He moved only recently into nearby Virginia he said and doesnt know anyone there Smith who won the nations highest military award for single handedly bringing a burning Fly ing Fortress and Us wounded crew members safely across the Eng lish Channel has been involved with Ihe law before In he pleaded guilty to charge of violating food and drug laws by mLsbnuuling a rejuvena tion cream which he sold to an elderly Virginia man King said Smith and Bennett considered Mrs Whomble a na lural for the faked suicide at tempt because her fivemonthsold daughter had died a few days be fore t According to Mrs Whomblcs signed report Bctmelt made Ih first suggestion that she fake suicide She nuld she told her hits band a laxt driver about it an lie tried to dissuade her But she said she went ahca anyway because she feared Ben netl Sirs said she wanted to bae out at the lastminute but had loUMier ho would be on In street below the YWCA builclin to sec that J did it while Smit would be on the sixth floor ut see that I wont through with il She climbed oul on the narro ledge and Smith followed A pho tograph of the incident shows lie apparently being pinned by Smit on the ledge Whats really happening that Im trying to get back inskl the building by walking past hii and hes trying to block me was scared to death she said Al the time Smith gave new papers a long account of his ap peals to the woman to give u thought of suicide He said h urged her to Ihink of her Iwo chi dren slill living School Bond Issue Beaten at Thornton special election for a bond issue lo build a school bus garage here failed to carry Monday night The vote was 107 No and 84 yes out of the ballots Five ballots were spoiled GI BILL AGENCY DES MOINES OR Gov Wil liam S Bcartlslcy said Tuesday he will go along with the federal governments request hat he ap point a stale agency to help ad minister tlie new Korean 01 bill in Iowa QUESTIONED ABOUT Dial rict of Columbia Corporation Counacciark questions Mrs Lucille Whomble about what Kin termed a fake rescue of Mrs Whomble from a ledge of the Washington YMCA building last Thtusday King said she signed a statement that she had been persuaded to rnake a suicide attempt as a publicity gag for Maynard H Smith Modal of Honor winner Civilians Warned to Evacuate Cities Contain Military Posts By ROBERT BTUCKMAN SEOUL Koran United alians said Tuesday 78 North Cprcan towns housing Communist lilitary insinuations are doomed rul that il has warned civilian opulations to gel out in advance f Allied air raids The program of heralding air aids is to spare on ombatnnt lives It also has the ffect of flaunting the air upcriority over the Communist orlh Korean ami Chinese com llUllds Two Hit Al least two of the forewarned owns have been hit Lt Gen Glcmi P Barcus US Ifth Air Force commander hu warning program has been un Icrway in Korea since midJuly Shortly before an attack begins Radio Scout act vises the civilians n the target area get but irri nedlalely The broadcasts continue up until the time the attack egins The bold prog re s s was an nounced as Fifth fighter jombers swcpl central andaastern Korea Tuesday morning Dombing and shooting up targets jchind Communist front lines Pl ots reported destruction or dam igc to 24 rail cars nine buildings a supply dump and one vehicle In Washington the Navy dis closed that one of its palrolplanes was jumped by two jet fighters with Chinese Communist markings over the Yellow Sea lastThursday Two American crewmenJ killed and two woundedbut the plane limped back to Koreafor repnirs then Japan Monday night nearly50 B26 light bombers dropped high explo sives at Yonani Haeju rcninsuln aflerithecivilianpopu lation had been warnedby leaf lets dropped earlier to U N Downs 4 Red Planes Korea W The UtS Fiflh Air Force said Tuesday night US Snbre pilots shot down four Communist Jets and damaged six in aerial dog fights over North Korea Tuesday The smashing UN air victory announcement came only a few hours after the UN said it had warned 78 North Korean towns that they are doomed The Air Force said Sabre pilots destroyed four MIGs and dam aged five in four separate fights The sixth MIG was hit by an F84 Ihiindcrjct pilot The Air Force said the Red fighters ventured farther south than they had in recent months Charles City Man Overturns Truck AMSTERDAM was haulingeggs so Vernon Thomas 12 of Charles City Iowa braked Ihe tractortrailer he was driving Monday when he saw a rough patch of pavement ahead The truck skidded and oyerr turned Thomas was not injured but hell never put his cargo to gether again TEN MILLION AMBASSADORS To date over ten million CARE packages have been sent overseas by Americans Each one of these packages is a persontoperson ambas sador of hope and freedom It is impossible to live iri the United States and kripwwhat a simple and inadequate diet most Europeans and Asiatics live on Send another CARE package overseas todayl Publhktii m a puille strrlct In vltk Council   

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