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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Doily Newspaper Edited lor th CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THt NIWSrArtK THAT M AK I ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N 11 G H O S VOL LVIII Aswcltted United Full Incase Wires a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER I ltS2 Tlili 1apcr Coiulsts of Two 2U One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Trend Is Toward Religious Unity THIS paragraph out of a recent report on Church Unity in America prepared by our editor ial research agency in Washington D C comes under the head of Good News so far as 1 am con cerned The movement for consolidation of religious bodies has made more progress since World War IIboth in the United States and abroad than during any corresponding period of modernhistory Its gains of the last half dozen years have been accompanied by substantial increases in for vir all denominations This is most gratifying to me for the reason that for a long time I have looked upon fragmentation and creedal differences as the principal handicap of our Western civilization in its lifeanddealh struggle with Communism This fragmentation is graphical ty reflected in the fact that in the United States at this moment there lire 256 different denominationsor sects In the city where I live theres an average of one church for every one thousand people Some of the major denominations I should explain by wayof keep ing things straight however are represented by more than one church Main Divisions In the matter of religion this Western civilization to which I have referred is divided into three prin cipal compartments JudaismRo man Catholicism and Protestant ism Each stems back to the same small area at the eastern end of the Mediterranean and theres a common bond in their acceptance of the Old Testament of the Bible There are three branches of the Jewish faith Orthodox Conserv ative and Reform Judaism Their differences lie chiefly in ritual so cial i background of the congrega tions and the time ofarrival of their members in7thiscountry The points of similarity among the are eyer so muchmore pro nounced and fundamental t As one writer on the subject Bernard Harrison has put it In all three of the three Jew ish branches a common core of identity is reflected They all hold to the same doctrine of ethical Ike Tries for Harmony in Tafts Home State Picture by tluuhes Bryant NORTH 10WANS AT best organized among the near 100000 who at tended the National Plowing Matches Saturday was a group of North Iowa Republicans The enthusiastic banner waving GOP boosters drove to the event in a 100ear caravan to hear speeches from Gen Dwight Eisenhower andGoy Adlai Stevenson ExProber Says Officials Exerted Pressure on Him Puts Finger on Some Congressmen WASHINGTON Caudle told House T La mar investigators Here Indeed Is a Rare Serviceman Rejects Date With Marilyn Monroe SOMEWHERE IN KOREA Lucien E Thomas who loves roses and would ratherfly than go out with girls Monday turned down a chance for a dale with luscious actress Marilyn Mon roe Monday Washington officials in cluding some members of gress put more than normal t pressure on himwhen he was chief prosecutor of tax fraud monotheism They arc as one in their teachings on social justice divine righteousness the dream of Messianism and the function of Israel in achieving it All draw from the same historical sources They observe by and large the same festivals and hayc the same basic prayers Unity Already Achieved Moving on to the Roman Cath olic Church we recognize at once that there isa complete and un mistakable oneness within that faith The authority of the Vatican is not questioned in either doctrinal or organizational matters The ofjjin decisions fice of the Pope is more than a SYMBOL of Catholic the FACT of Catholic unity Soby a process of examination and elimination we find that the real problem of moving toward unity if it is a problem is to be found among the churches loosely classifiable as Protestant Its inthis area that most of the postwar progress to which I have already referred has been done The unity movement among the Protestant churches follows two distinct paths 1 Cooperation on social pro grams with complete autonomy of the separate denominations 2 Actual merging of existing churches into a single body or ganic fusion Because this latter can be at tained only when there is full agreement on disputed points of doctrine ritual liturgy and other ecclesiastic matters it would be unrealistic to assume that sweep tng results arc going to be had overnight At the least it will be a long road and with many turn tags Points Agreement Stressed And while that long quest for ac trial merger or organic fusion pro ceeds the program designed to ac centuate the points of common in terest between the churches all the churches is being pushed forward Its being discovered that those points o agreement even be tween faiths assumedly most dis Similar are more numerous and more important than the points of conflict Progress in this direction took a long stride forward back in 1928 when the Conference of Christians and Jews came into being In a heartening way on the national CONTINUED ON PACE 2 cases Caudle was fired as chief tax fraud prosecutor Vast March Pres ident Truman said at the time he had found Caudles outside activi ties incompatible with his en forcement job Winds Up Testimony Monday Caudle wound up testi mony before the House Judiciary Committee with a statement that Washington officials urged him to make decisionsin tax fraud cases which were contrary to the ac tion he took No names were mentioned The account of Caudlcls testi mony which was heard behind She wrote me a letter and told me to stop by in Hollywood on my way back to the States Thomas said But Im not going to I know where a real good looking girlis and she is not Marilyn Monroe either Thomas an Air Force staff sergeant from Rich mond Va aroused the competitive instinct in Miss Monroe by telling reporters several weeks a go he would rather fly night missions in B26 bombers closed doors was related to re porters by Chairman Chelf DKy of the subcommittee Chelf said Caudle did not in dicate that President Truman ever exerted any pressure on him Chelf and Rep Keating RNY look different lacks to a question of whether Caudle testified thai members of the White House staff had ever urged him to make cer thah dale The unbelieving Adlai Raps Single Party Press in U S But Impressed by Fair Treatment PORTLAND Ore Gov Adlai Stevenson said Monday Ameri can editors should contemplate Lhe very realdangers of the onc party system in the press He said the overwhelming ma jority of the press is opposing the Democratic Party but asserted he has been well impressed by the fair treatment accorded me by most newspapers including most of those aligned editorially with the opposition Honest Btst I am convinced he said that nearly all publishers are doing their honest best according to their if I must con fess that sometimes their lights seem to be n little dim He also declared I am touched when 1 read in hese papers solicitous editorials about the survival of the twoparty ystcm I amin favor of a two system in politics And 1 am frankly considerably concerned when I see the extent to which we are developing a oneparly press n a twoparty country As an exnewspaperman and as a citizen I am frankly con cerried about the implications of this oneparty system for our American press and our free society Shortly after leaving college Stevenson worked on the Blooming ton UU Daily Pantagraph as a re One Smiles The Other Faints newsmen duly reported the phenomenon including Thomas references to the blond movie queen Tfiey made a fool of me the conscientious said They were talking to me in the Press Club inTokyo and asked me why 1 had flown so MARILYN many missions 157 missions in 22 months when he wasrequiredto fly only I told them Id rather fly those missions than go out with girls Thomas I knew it they had dragged Marilyn Monroe intotheconversation Hell I never heard of Marilyn Monroe McCarthy Bid in Wisconsin Highlights State Primaries By VINCENT J BURKE United Press Staff Correspondent Primaries in eight states Tuesday will complete selection of all but n handful of candidates running for Congress in November elections There will be many new faces in the new 83rd Congress porter andassistant managing edi tor for a year and a half He still owns slightly less than 25 per cent interest in Pantagraph stock but he resigned as an Officer of the company when he ran for gover nor in Oregon The Democratic candidate spoke before a group of Oregon news paper editors publishers and ra dio men at a luncheon in Port land He arrived here by plane Sunday night extending his hard driving campaign to the Pacific coast It is going to be a tough cam paign Stevenson said and I not kidding myselfaboul the diffi culties We have a lot of ground to make Neva June Langley extreme left and Mrs Evelyn Joyce Schenk extreme right reignedMon day as Miss America and Mrs America respectivelyThey took of their selection quite differently Miss Lang ley representing Georgia showed her best smile1 for the photographers Mrs Schenk of Irvington NJVfainted She is shown closing her eyes just before passing out Shown with Miss Langley is Joan Elizabeth Kayne Miss New york Cityrwho placed high in the final polling With Mrs Schenk isMrs Donna Lee Leonard of New Orleans White House Pressure At first Chelf parried the ques tion but minutes later he said Cau dle had not implicated members of the While House staff 1 disagree with that Rep Keating put in I will say that there is evidence of pressure having been brought bythose in the While House on Caudle Chelf then said il is apparent that Mr Keating has made a dif ferent interpretation And he added that he wants to avoid any disagreement with the New York er and thai he Will reread the Caudle was in the witness chair for the sixth sUaiglit day as part of the subcommittees probe of the Justice Department All About The Weather Mason City Fair and warmer Monday afternoon and Mondaj night Partly cloudy and warm Tuesday Iowa Mostly fair Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy a n warm high 85 to 95 Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness with a few scattered show ers Monday night Partly cloudy with widely scatlered shower and cooler Tuesday GlobeGazelle Weather Data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 73 57 65 72 54 possibly more than at any time since 1932 61 Newcomers Even if all the incumbenls sliU in the running are reelected there will be at least GJ new House mem bers and seven new senators Thai means the House even before the election days is only 54 short of topping its biggest in 1932 Tuesdays primaries will selecl ominecs for 32 House seals and x Senate seals in Arizona Colo ado Minnesota New Hampshire tah Vermont Washinglon and Visconsin Massachusells a n d Ihode Island the lo complete the roster f congressional candidates later lis month The main atlraclion Tuesday will e the Wisconsin primary inwhich he controversial Sen Joseph R McCarthy is bucking determined ppbsition from Republican Altor ley Leonard Schmill in his bid for cnomination Senators Lose Two Owen Brewster RMainc and Kcnnelh McKellar have been defeated in his years primaries Sens Her bert R OConor Fred Seatou RNeb and Tom Connally DTex decided not to seek re no minalion The death of Sen Brien McMahon DCohn created a sixth vacancy Brewslers successor will be de cided in Mondays state electionin Maine with Gov Frederick G Payne the GOP nominee oppos ing Democrat Robert Dubc a stale senator for the post Loveless Accepts Only Half Salary OTTUMWA Her schel C Loveless of Ottgmwa said Monday he will accept only half of his salary during rest of his campaign as the Demo cratic candidate for governor I do not I can talk aeon no my and increased efficiency in the state government on one hand and on the other not give the citiiens of my home city their moneys worth as mayor he said By decreasing my salary I am notdenying or relieving my self of the responsibilities of my public office in Ottumwa he said but t am doing what every public official should do when it is necessary for him to spend time away from his duties Ground Wor Erupts U S Planes Destroy Damage JO Red Jefs SEOUL Koiea Sabrejets destroyed or damaged 10 Communist MIG15 jet fighters Monday in ah explpsive renewal of the battle for air supremacy over North Korea Simultanefsly the ground war erupted in a fierce struggle for of strategic Capitol Hill on the Central up We have made up some 1 figure that we still have a little distance to go But I figure loo that we arc gaining steadily Great General It was the first time Stevenson has publicly discussed the prof ress of the campaign In saying it is going to be lough he flso paid a Iribute to the Republican candidate Gen Dwight Eisenhow er saying My opponent is a great gen eral who has served the Army and the nation well But Stevenson again taunted the Republicans on Ihe ground that they are split into two parlies sharply divided over policy and have no policies of Ihcir own 1 wait breathlessly for each mornings newspaper he lold Ihe editors to sec which Republican Party is on top that day I do not think the people wilr install a parly which does not seem capable of governing And 1 do not see how anyone can argue that this frelful distracted and divided Re publican Party has thai capacity If il cannot govern ilself why should we suppose il could govern the country front Hardfighting South Korean in fantrymen battered by pulverizing Communisl artillery and facing numerically superior Reds mo mentarily retook the commanding peak but were finally forced to withdraw U S Sabre pilots scored another triumph along MIG Alley high over Northwest Korea by blasting five of the Russianbuilt jets oul of Ihe sky and damaging anolhcr five It wasthe fifth straight day of airtoair combat between and Communisl dogfightcrs and In volved more lhan65 enemy planes The days bag brought Allied claims lo 38 MIG casualties so far this month Infantrymen of the ROK Capilo Division battled Ihcir way lo III top of the imporlanl height namcc aflcr them but were knocked back TOP DRINKERS PARIS holds the record for alcoholism and the United Slates is in 4th place the 24th International Congress Against Alcoholism was told Mondayi Eldora Employe Wants Job Back DBS M01NES Stipl Hollis L Miles of the Eldora Stale Train ing School for Boys reported to the Stale Board of Control Mon day that James Ramsey one of four school employes who were fired for allegely beating two in mates will seek reinstatement Miles said LeRoy Blumm coach and another of the four has left the institution discouraged and undecided whether to follow Ram seys lead Lloyd Coonradt plumb er and his wife a teacher the other two fired also have gone Ramsey was a carpenter at the school IOWA TAXES WASHINGTON W The Census Bureau reports the average lowan in the year ended June 30 paid in stale cents less than the national average State tax collections in Iowa for the year totaled 168 million dollars as compared to 71 million for 1042 by a thunderous enemy artiller and mortar barrage The dogged South Korean clawed and foughtto the crest o the hill by Ihe numerical superior Communistsin a fierc 24hour bailie Sunday 13 Year Old Girl First Polio Death Theresa Mae Huston 13 daugh cr of Mrs Laura Huston 410 First N W died of polio at University lospilal Iowa City Sunday She was the states 87th polio atality of the year the Itilhlo die at Iowa Cily and Mason Citys first polio fatality in 1952 Born Sept 20 1938 at Pleasant Grove she would have entered ninth grade at Monroe Junior High this fall She was a member of the Girl Scouts Surviving arc her mother two sisters Maiicne of Mason Cily and Donna of Peoria ill and a broth er Jack at home Private services will be held for the family only at 2 pm Wednes day al the PattersonJames Chapel GOP Chief Soys Men to Meet Soon Want Taff to Make Speeches CLEVELAND jjJen Dwight D Eisenhower came into Sen Robert A Tafts home state Jlon day in a party harmony move and appealed directly to the people to help him in his crusade to iclean up the mess in Washington Eisenhower to 1 d t a cheering crowd of several thousand support ers in front of the Carter Hotel that he wanted each to work campaign And he askedthem each to get and ask each of the othr 1Q to1get an additional 10 It Direct Appeal It was one of the most direct appeals yet that Eisenhower baa made for actual votes His speech is hitherto have dealt chiefly with he campaign issues rather than pecific appeals for votes Sunday Eisenhower announced e would make a second tour of South with principal concentration n Texas a pivotal state As the general arrived here Sen Taft himself Eisenhowers chief rival for the in Washington The senator and Arthur field nationalparty chairman held two meetingsafter which Summer field toldvreporters two mea would get immedi ate future and that heexpected Taft to take a mfjorpart in campaign r This wasfollowcd by a statement from Taft that his role would await a conference withGem Eisenhower which being ar ranged to takeplace definite date has been set Naturally intereilW I am naturally ia Gen Eisenhowers viewsonvari ous issues and the policies he in tends to adopt when elected the senator said Taft said he had been invited to make a nationalbroadcast and speak throughout the country The determination of the exact part 1shall play inthe campaign awaits a conference with Gen Ei senhower which is being arranged to take place shortly No definite date has been set Taft said Summerfield had held two meet ings with Before he received reporters j Breakfast Together They had breakfast together and later met in Tafts office They were joined there by Sen Carl son one of thetop stra tegists of the Eisenhower cam paign r Taft himself declined totalk with reporters He came here Sunday Jury indicts Underworld Chiefs Adonis and Accardo after a vacation in Canada and lold newsmen who methis plane that he wanted to catch up on the political situation before making any announcement of his ptims Taft added then that his post convention pledge of supportfor the EisenhowerNixon ticket VsliU stands What role Taft mighltake In the campaign has been a matter of prime political speculation for Some ardent Tafl admirers have 3ccn reported disgruntled over way he lost the GOP nomination to Eisenhower and disinclined to make much effort on behalfof the ticket Tafts own activities could affect their attitude Summerfield told newsmen his meetings with Taft were very satisfactory WASHINGTON A federal SAME DATE mi401 grand jury Monday indicted two of the nations underworld chief Adonis and Anthony J on charges of contempt of Congress The Senate voted last Jan 23 to cite both of them for their re fusal to answer questions put to them by the old Senale Crime In vestigating Committee which Sen Kefauver DTcnn headed Accardo the reputed heir to Al Capones place in the Chicago un derworld and reputed overload of gambling and vice on the East coast both had refused to give information to com mittee on grounds their answers might incriminate Ihem The committee in one of its of ficial reports to Ihe Senale had pictured both Accardo and Adonis as top figures in what it term oil government by Ihe II identified them with an alleged syndicate having a strong and im proper voice in affairs of govern ment at state and local levels across lhcland Kefauver had lold Ihe Senatein a speech that both men contemp tuously had refused to recognize the committees right and author ity to require them to tell any thing about the affairs of the pow erful underworld clique Red Who Prevented Desertions Flees to UN Lines Himself PANMUNJOM Korea UP The United Nations claimed a moral victory in the recessed Korean truce talks Monday after a North Korean security officer deserted the Communists and fled lo U N lines The 8th Army at Seoul revealed the Red officer to keep other Communisms serting went Wer the day   

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