Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TKI NIWSVAMft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N K I G H O R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIII 7500 Idle at Armour Meat Plants Negotiations for Contract Stalled CHICAGO MI New walkout by CIO United Packinghous Workers raised the number of idl Armour Company plants about 7500 Tuesday The meat packing company sak Tuesdays walkouts included mos of the 2000 workers at its Simu City la plant 1100 of the 220 at Kansas City Kan and 700 o the 2000 workers at Ft Worth Tex UPW employes numbering 250 at Atlanta Ga 1500 at St Joseph Mo 2000at St Paul Minn and partof the 400 at Tif ton Ga left those Armour plant Monday In Mason City officials of the Jacob E Decker and Sons plant owned by Armours reported tha work wai proceeding as usual Some 700 union employes at thi Cudahy packing plant in Wichita Kan also walked out Monday Workers left their jobs after the CIO unions contracts with Armour endedSunday Contracts with the other three of the Big Four packers Swift Cudahy and Wil son expired Monday Union officials said they did no authorize the walkouts but tha they could not guarantee action bj union locals Representatives of Swift Ar mour and Cudahy met with unior officials in fruitless negotiations The companies represen tatives were to meet again with the union Tuesday Negotiating sessions with Wilson were set for Wednesday The 7550 UPW workers out at seven Armour plants are among 30000 union members in 2G Ar mour plants throughout the coun try Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 121952 Tills of Two One Kurt Carl sen RisksWe Is Hero Once Again KIEL Germany Kurt Carlsen who earned his fame by sticking to the decks of the Flying Enterprise was credited Tuesday with riskinghis life to avoid hit ting a woman with his motorcycle The Woodbridge NJV skipper suffered severe bruises and pos sible dislocations when his motor cycle skidded and threw him Monday The story was told by auto me chanic Hans Wilhelmsen sole wit ness to the accident It occurred at the little village of Sande about 25 miles west of Flensburg on the DanishWest German border as Carlsen was riding to Rotterdam where his ship Flying Enterprise II was anchored According to Wilhelmsen Carl sen endangered his life by slam ming on the brakes his heavy motorcycle on the slippery road to avoid hitting a woman carrying milk cans EARLY ARRIVALSReacly to unload the 14 Chester WhiteBerime they are enteringm the North Iowa Failare Jerry and D J Knoll of Dougherty Jerry left is 11 and his brother is 10 Theyaie the sons of Mr and Mrs Harold Knoll Another brother Dick is entering some baby beeves The boys are members of the Fighting Irish 411 Kewpie Dolls Smile rV Japs Report Large Loss of Treasure Schools to Offer Civilian Defense DES MOINES school children from beginners inthe firsl grade to seniors in high school are going to be taught the fundamen tals of civil defense When classes resume in the fall this new subject a product of cur rent world affairs will be part of the academic curriculum in all ol the states 835 public schools Jes sie M Parker state superinten dent of public instruction said Tuesday But the program is not designed to inject fear she explained It will stress selfpreservation wheth er the situation be an act of war fare or a natural disaster such as a flood fire tornado or an epi demc All About The WeaJher Mason City Fair Tuesday after noon high 74 to 76 Partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday night and Wednesday a few thundershovv ers Wednesday night Iowa Generally fair and warmer Tuesday afternoon high 74 to 82 Wednesday partly somewhat warmer cloudy and Minnesota Afostfy fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Not much change in temperature GlobeGazette weather data up to S a m Tuesday Maximum 59 Minimum 43 At 8 a m 62 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 49 Big North Iowa Fair Starts Run Kewpie dolls for new homes Dozens of farm youngsters manicured their ha by bee most of them will npver eat Three inches of ice covered partof the fieldin front of he grandstand And the North Iowa Fair opened Tuesday There were exhibits embracing everything from farm nachinery to credit bureaus According to tradition the only thing this fair lacked ras a baboon combing its auburn hair It wasnt so bad not lavingthe baboon around what with the other birds and jeasts Some folks were going to miss the prize pigs that lad to stay home for health reasons But therewere new at ractionsand new faces Sam Gotis for instance He set up on the Midway Mon ay to sell hot tamales Sam is 73 and has been selling hot tamales in Mason City for years But this is the first time he has had a booth at the fair Back in Mason City for the first time since 1948 is the miniature Ring Bros Wonderland circus Its the first fail date here for the circus It delighted crowds before at a Ma son City department store Opens Tuesday Night The Ice Vogues of 1952 were scheduled to open to a ca pacity throng Tuesday night For two days a giant refriger ator hasbeen operating making the ice for the show The ice show delighted crowds last a sellout again this year Appearing for the first time at the North Iowa Fair will he Five White Guards an out standing group of male singers toasted across the nation Theyll make their appearance in con junction with the ice show The Program John L Robinson Shows on Mid way TUESDAY Entry Day by Osage Band Vogues of 1952 plus the Five White Guards WEDNESDAY Family Day Judging of baby beef 4H coifs beef heifers baked goods pantry stores textiles agriculture prod ucts p m Concert by Franklin Consolidated Band p Swensons Thrill cade p m Concert by Sheffield Band p m Ice Vogues of 195 plus the Five White Guards Osage Band will open the grand stand show at p m The Fairgrounds early Tuesday ooked like Broadway on New Years Eve Much of the activity centered around the 4H youngsters arriv ing with their entries The focal point of this fair Is ihc dozens of 4H over n the barns with their animals What Animals And what animals After the bought of fillet mignons and lamb chops fades away its not hard to appreciate the fact that the North Iowa Fair is a salute to farmers especially young and future farm ers For the price of walking through the Fairgrounds gate a spectator can see some of the finest live stock in North Iowa Wednesday will be family day at the fair and the first judging will get under way Anxious housewives will be com peting for top honors in baked goods and pantry stores Also to be judged arc textiles agriculture products 4H colts baby beef and beef heifers The Wednesday afternoon show at the grandstand will open at pm with a concert by the Franklin Consolidated Band At 2 pm its Aut Swensons Thrillcadc considered the most spectacular auto daredevil show in the coun try A pm concert by the Sheffield Band will open the eve ning grandstand show and the Ice Vogues nnd Five White Guards again will be featured Bus Hits Flood Passenger Missing CAPE GIRARDEAU Mo Dixie Greyhound bus plowed into a jflash flood near here early Tues day and a torrent of water poured through it throwing some of the 18 passengers into panic An elderly Negro passenger was missing and presumed drowned Bill Thompson about 30 of Eu faula Ala was credited with sav ing three other passengers who were swept off their feet by the swift current after leaving the bus TOKYO Japanese Parlia mcnt Committee Tuesday said i has confirmed that a large quantity of Japanese national treasure i missing and that receipts by occu pation officials for some of itarc exirpniely unclear arid figures dd not jibe The report said also that much of the treasure may have disap peared during World War If while lic property was still in Japanese lands Confirmed Loss We have confirmed the loss of a considerably large quantity of precious metals and diamonds in cluding the Empress Nagakos crown made of gold and platinum nnd studded with five large dia monds the committee said Most of the treasure was brought y the government for war use or contributed by citizens Vtiled Reference Tho veiled reference to the occu alipn had special significance since it came at the end of the long pages in Japanese It is customary for the main point in a Japanese document to come at the end Veiled wording also was typical of a Japanese government report n these the uglier the charge the more indirect the wording ExSoviet Hero Leaves for U S FRANKFURT Germany XtA ormor Russian artillery officer vho fled to the West and liis Ameri can bride left Frankfurt by air Tuesday to make their home in York Pcdor Bclov 33yearold hero of lie Red army during the war and Miss Adcle Koskosky Chicago for mer US Special Services employe vcre married here Saturday The wo met at a Russian Orthodox Vhurch social after Belnv escaped o the West after becoming dis llusioncd with the Soviet regime Ic had been on occupation duty vith Russian troops in East Cer nany Adlai Truman Decide Strategy for Campaign Ike Declares Peace Outlook Not Too Bright W Gen Dwight D Elsenhower says tho outlook i not loo bright for a durable work peace unless Americans gain thorough untlerslanding of the complex problems involved The Republican prcsidonlin lormnce lold a news conference late Monday hell touch on the subject in every campaign speech The great subject of pence and how o obtain it the general dc clared overshadows all otlici subjects because it affects all oth ers No Detailt Bui efforts of newsmento draw out details of Eisenhowers cam paign plans got nowhere The GOP standard bearer did say he expects to speak in Philadelphia that no dalo has been set He repeated he will campoigtrin traditionally Democratic Dixie And in response to a question he said no speech yet has been sched uled for Labor Day Eisenhower indicated however lhat plans may be completed aft cr a currentround of conferences Monday he met with southern backers and with Republican farm leaders in Congress M o n d a y night Arthur E Summerflcld na Uonal GOP chairman flew in with what aides said was a proposec itinerary for Ihc next 30 days SUssen to Arrive Harolil Slassen who unsuccessfully for Ihc Republica nominalion is scheduled to arrive Tuesday night and to have lunch Wednesday with Eisenhower One of thoseon the v appoint mcnts list Tuesday was Allan Kline president of the Amerfcar Farm Bureau Federation Newsmen questioned Eisenhower ibout his conference with eighl ncmbcrs of tho House and Senate Agriculture Committees We found ourselves in very general agreement the general declared He added that a statement is sued by the lawmakers would speak for him saying Im not stating in advance of the campaign my own particular ideas Putnam Asserts Ike Left GOP High and Dry BOSTON ioger L Putnam said Tuesday Jen Dwight Eisenhower left the najority of Republican congress men high nnd dry when he avorcd lower prices and lower axes Putnam spoke at the annual con of the Massachusclls Fud ralion of Labor The economic boss said in a pre pared address that 75 per cent of he Republicans in the House voted n favor of an amendment lo end U price controls That vote was vote for more inflation for high r prices for cheaper dollars for ess real income Putnam lc larcd And now General Eisenhower vould have us believe that his arly stands for lower prices and owcr taxes Its very possible of nurse lhat a man who has dc otcd his lifetime to mililary mat ters should be unversed in civil ian affairs But its a little surpris ing that a candidate should leave so many of his partys congress men high and dry on the matter of prices THREATENS Clark29 oC Loveland O threatened to jumpfrom atop abridge over the Little Miami River in Cincinnati Barefooted nnd 3hirtless Clark an exserviceman was approximately 125 feet above the water After nearly fivehours a friend finallyin ducecl Glark tolet him tie a rope around his waist antTthe World War II veteran was lowered to safety Meefmg of Big Five Proposed UNITED NATIONS N Y United States Tues day proposed a disarmament conference of the Big Five jowers to consider permitted arms and agree upon cliinina ion of inass destruction weaponwincluding atomic bombs U S Delegate Benjamin V Cohen made the suggestion o the 12nation Disarmament Commission In conjunction Stevenson Gives HST His Orders Also Meets With Cabinet Officiate WASHINGTON UP i Gov Adlai E Stevenson explored with Presi dent Truman Tuesday whether the Chief Executive would be given i glvcemhell or takeiteaiy role in the presidential campaign The Democratic presiden tial nominee who has been notice ably reluctant to associate himself too closely with the House flew into town for a 5hour round of conferences with Mr Truman the cabinet and Democratic Party loaders v Before entering the for a toplevel briefing on i inter national1 and domestic affairs and a discussion of Mr Trumansrpart In the November campaign Stev en son was asked Trumanls role in thel campaign had been decided i K No he replied but well probably talk about that1 today First the Illinois a 20mlnute briefing rary of State Dean Achesotuarid Gen Omar N Bradley chatrrhai of the golnt chiefs of staff Then he went into the HOUMB state dining room luncheon with Trumans i Cabinet briefing included Stevensons presidential mate Sen John Jr Spnrkman of Alabama Joint Assistant White u s vith Britain and France submitted a Hiippletncntarj1 working plan designed to macl Russian objection to an carliei proposal lo put ceilings on armec orces On May 28 the throe power proposed that the armed strength if the U S Russia and China hould be limited to 1000000 to 500000 men and Britain and inincc to 700000 lo 800000 Olhci countries would disarm on a pro porlionitc basis under the plan Russia rejected that proposal a radically deficient because i did not deal specifically with ills rlbulion of armed forces amont he land sea and air services nnt lid not restrict armaments per milted for the support of the armec orces allowed If our proposal for fixing nu mcrieal limitations on all armct orces is accepted Cohen told tho commission and tho powers prin cipally concerned prepared lo undertake serious negotiations the procedure we arc suggesting is as ollows Arrangements might be made or a conference of Ihc five grcal wwcrs which arc permanent mem icrs of the Security Council U S Britain France Russia and China a view to reaching tentative igrcemenl among themselves bj negotiation When the Big Five powers cached tentative agreement on heir own armed strength accord ng lo the plan regional confer nces would be held to decide sim lar ceilings for the smaller pow rs Say Prices to Soar Higher WASHINGTON Housewives Iready aghast at the highest food rices in history were forewarned uesday to brace themselves for vorsc The Agriculture Department rc Orted that this years production f 23 popular food crops is lagging ehind 3951 output Fruits Vegetablts Most of the food1 for which rc uced supplies are in prospect arc ruits and vegetables which are xompt from price controls They ose sharply in price last month nd officials can find nothing in the latest crop report to indicate the trend will be reversed There were some bright spots however to the statisticladen re port which the Agriculture Depart ment issued late Monday Despite widespread drought farmers arc expected to turn in a bumper wheat crop and the fourth largest corn crop on record That means that the livestock feed situation while it may be light at least wont be desperate Short Supply Here arc the food crops that will be in shorter supply this year than last Apples peaches dried beans drier peas grapes pecans sweet potatoes plums watermelons to matoes onions cabbage celery sweet corn snap beans cauliflow er cucumbes beets green pep pers ipinach lima beans eggplant and milk Officials said summer production of commercial vgctablc crops for fresh market sale is running 4 per cent off last year The main crops for freezing and canning show a 20 per cent decline from 1951 AEC to Build Giant New 1 Atomic Plant WASHINGTON Ml The Atomic Energy Commission announced Tuesday it wJlQjuild a giant new atomic plant in Southern Ohio to step up this nations supply of strategic U235 The plant which will cost 000000 will be situated in Pike County the Ohio River Valley about 20 miles north of Ports mouth Key Product U235 will be separated from uranium ore at the plant through Ihe gaseous diffusion process High fissionnbly U235 is a key product in atomic bombs and in atomic en gines The Ohio plant is to be part of a billion expansion program ap proved by Congress last month No Community The commission said it will cre ate no new community in connec tion with the Pike County plant as it did at Oak Ridge Tcnn The commissions policy for the past two years has been to avoid such government communities as was built at Oak Ridge AEC Chairman Gordon Dean has said the new program of which the Ohio plant is a part will gain precious time Fy reaching min imum defense goals for atomic products to 5 years earlier Jian the goals would be reached at present rates of production State Dept Asks Details of Escape WASHINGTON State 3eparlment is drafting a note de manding that the Communists sup ply more details on an American youths strange escape from a Czechoslovak prison it was leiirn cd Tuesday This is by way of trying Id re lecm a pledge the department made Monday to the missing youths henrtskk parents Mrand Mrs Michael Hvasta Hillside Press Secretary Roger Tubby saidUhat Mr Truman and Stevcnsop would nake a joint statement at tneTitiri elusion of their talks Stevenson agreed to meclMith newsmen after conferring Presidentand the Cabinet He also was scheduled to visltsDemocratic headquarters Jiere Lays Atlrfe Builrteis Mr Truman laid aside all other business to play host to the man he hopes will succeed him He invited all members of UM Cabinet to a White House luncheon In Stevensons honor and called in Secretary of State Dean Ache son Gen Omar N Bradley and four other high officials to arm Stevenson with secret facts and figures on the world situation and the US rearmament drive Before leaving for Washington Stevenson received another pledge of support from a defeated candi date for the Democratic presiden tial this time from Sen Estcs Kefauver of Tennessee New Faces After a fourhour party harmony conference Monday Kefauver told reporters he had urged the Illinois governor to1 emphasize new faces youth and womens activi ties in the coming campaign Kefauver said he was satisfied Stevenson as President would a strong stand against chiselers and wrongdoers in the govern ment and would see that the fed eral government takes the leadin combatting the criminal element in this country The Tennessee senator said he was confident Stevenson would win in November and said he person ally intends to do whatever heivapi propriateJy can to help in Democratic campaign President Truman tentatively had planned to kickoff his parTpf the campaign at Milwaukee on Labor Day But this conflicts a proposal that Stevenson open hii campaign with an address a troit the same day SAME
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.