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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Doily Newspoper Edited foe CITY 6 E THI HCWSrAfCR THAT MAKKS ALL NORTH IOWANS N E I G H O ft V HOME EDITION VOL LV1H and United Press KulJ Lease Five Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1J Wi Thla Paper CunslsU of Two Taft t No AilOut Support t Stevenson Replies to Corruption Charges With Attack of His Own Poll Indicates 2 Candidates Running Close Ike Holds Slight Lead Among Voters By ARCHIBALD M CROSSLEY Director The Crossley Poll As the first just before the start of the campaigns the iwo were fairly evenly matchedin popular prefer ence amonglikely voters in No vember A national crosssection of all citizens of voting age entirely re gardless of whether they are likely to vote shows the Democratic can didate currently preferred by 5QO per cent ofthe total the Republi can candidate by 493 per cent and all others by 07 percentr However the poll by means of series of voting interest questions shows that per cent of citizens of proper age are likely to vote If the election were held to daythose who are probable voters would vote according to the poll data as follows Sept 1 Poll Eisenhower 528 Stevenson 466 All Others 06 1948 Vlcctlon Results Dewey 451 Truman 47S All Others 54 To arrive at the above figures men and women across the United States asked to state whether they were for the Demipcratic can didate can didate Among those classified as probable voters a little less than 14 per cent were undecided as to their choiceThese were asked If you had to decide right now which do you think you would choose and the three per cent still unable tomake any choice were classified according to the preferences given by others of similar population types The above results can only be taken to mean that as of a few days prior to the start of the cam paigns the two candidates were in the tierange With two months and the full contest to go many can not say what their final choice will be or whether they will vote at all And since the figures are ob tained from a sample of the pop ulation they must be considered subject to a plus or minus varia tion of approximately three per centage points As elections are decided by the electoral votes of individual states the situation narrows down to cer tain areas where the contest is close In 1948 more than a major ity of the electoral votes were de cided by small margins Says Democrats Alone Not Responsible for Wrongdoing LOS ANGELES Ariki Stevenson went on the offensive Friday with a denial framed in his strongest language that Democrats alone are responsible for corrup tion and misconduct in the federal government Whose fault is it he asked that we get what we de serve in goverriment Arid his answer was It is the fault of you the people Your public servants serve you right indeed often better than your apathy and indifference AP Wlrephfltj SoKort par tiaIfy hides his face as he leaves a Cedar Rapids court room where he was indicted for arson in connection with a fire last May The fire started in the basement of Suttons appliance store Highlander Now Says Scots Nice COUNCIL BLUFFS WVMarilyn Peterson of Council Bluffs hopes she has squared herself with Scot tish men and fellow Stale Univer sity of Iowa bagpipers Miss Peterson who recently re turned from a tour of England and Scotland with the Highlanders said Thursday she thinks Scotland the people there and the scenery all are wonderful Earlier this week she had com plained that Scot laddies never cuttheir hair and she drank so miich tea it started discoloring my teeth deserves Corruption On the corruplioningovernmenl issue Stevenson also had this to havebeen cases of cor ruption bribery venality involv ing a minute fraction of allthe lens of thousands of people in federal service Many of these cases have been discovered and exposed I am happy to say by Democrats especially by Demo1 cratic senators and congressmen keeping watch over the spending of thepublic funds And the Democratic nominee re called the Warren Harding days I am reminded of what Justice Charles Evans Hughes saiddur ing the Harding era scandals said Stevenson He said this neither political party has a mo nopoly of virtue or of rascality Lcb wrong be exposed and pun ished but let no partisan peck sniff affect a holierthan thou at titude Guilt is personal and knows no party Core of Answer This was the core of Stevensons answer to one of the central is sues in the battle for the presi dency He quoted his Republi can opponent as saying it is the only issue Stevenson devoted a whole speech to it in Los Angeles Thurs day In a second speech here he painted a picture of the United States 20 years from now prom ised a golden future and said of the Republicans They have always been afraid of tomorrow Seldom has there been a bold idea for building America bigger and stronger for the future but that Republican voices are raised saving you cant do that Southwest Stevenson carried his campaign Friday into the Southwest head ing for Arizona and New Mexico He plans to be in his Springfield headquarters late Saturday His two Los Angeles speeches were foundation stones in the campaign he is building Three Persons Critical After Trucks Smash Three persons were reported in critical condition at Mercy Hospi al in Mason City Friday noon fol owing a a gravel ruck and a pickup truck at the in ersection of Highway 38 and Eighth Street N in Clear Lake Reported unconscious at Mercy were Eddie Durcggcr 21 Route 1 Clear Lake and Frank Holthous driver of a gravel truck owned by the Fred Carlson Co 3ecorah Riding with Dureggcr in he pickup truck and reported in semiconscious conditionwas Rob ert G Buck 27 714 S Eighth lear Lake All three suffered cuts and bruises The Clear Lake Police Depart ment said that the accident hap pened about 11 oclock According LO witnesses Holthous was going cast on Eighth Street and lost con trol of his truck when he hit loose gravel being used incompletion ol a new section gl Highway 18 collided with the pickup truck which had jus started up after stopping for the highway police said The pickup truck came to rest against a tele phone pole The gravel truck turned over Meat Workers AreSuspended OTTUMWA Worrell and Company was out of the Iowa hog market Friday as a result of a shutdown of its pork cutting de partment in a dispute over CIO union operations About GOO of the firms 3600 employes were affect ed The company indefinitely sus pended United Packinghouse Work in the pork cutting department or what it termed repeated and concerted refusals to properly han dle the product Dave Hart chief steward of UPWA claimed that the firm had refused to abide by rules estab lished witli the union and was co operating with a move by the AFL Meat Cutters Union to organize the Morrcll plant 7 Persons Dead in Texas Flood GONZALES Tex UP crests of two swollen rivers bore down on their junction at Gonzalcs Friday while other swollen streams slowly receded after killing seven persons and causing millions of dollars of damage in Central Tex as Gonzalcs County Sheriff I p McGinty predicted however there would be little damage when the crests of the raging Blanco and Guadalupe Rivers join at Gonzales All About THIS WAY PLEASE GovAdlai Stevenson Democratic candi date gives his familiar wave to the audience a news photographer waves frantically to get the candidates attention Stevenson spoke in Los Angeles Thursday night The Weather Mason City Fair and continued warm through Saturday Low Friday night 58 to 62 Iowa Fair and continued warm Friday night Partly cloudy Sat urday Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Scattered showers west and north centra Saturday GlobcGazcllc weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 86 Minimum 59 At 8 ajii vo Urges All GOP to Bock Him Willing to Speak Anywhere for Ike NEW YORK WSen Robert A Taft said Friday that he and Gen Dwighl D Eisenhower are in sub stantial agreement on allissues and that hewill speak anywhera to the extent ot my ability to lur ther the Republican presidential nominees campaign Taftsaid he is convinced that Eisenhower will carry out the pol icies the Republican platform He said he was completely sat isfied that the United States a good istration IKE AND TAFT Dwight Eisenhower left and Sen Robert Ohio sit together on a sofa in the New York home of the general Friday morning after their breakfast together Sen Taft pledged his support UT Eisenhower who de feated him for the GOP WASHINGTON t McGrunery Friday relieved N Slack as head of the Justic Departments Tax Division and replaced him with Charles S Lyon who has been chief coun sel of the House committee inves tigating tax scandals He announced that Slackwill re turn to his former post as chic of the appellate section of the f ax Division Acting Chief Slack has been acting chief ol he Tax Division since Nov 1C 1050 when President Truman ired T Lamar Caudle for out side activity Slack has been under fire of n congressional committee recently n connection with a St Louis grand jurys investigation last year of the handling of lux cases n thai area A House Judiciary Siibcommit c investigating the Justice Dc lartmenl developed testimony that Tack went to St Louis and met with the grand jury Whitewash This grand jury later made a preliminary report which one juror called a whitewash Federal Judge George Moore in sisted on further inquiry by the grand jury and it eventually re Aimed a number of indictments Slack denied lie had interfered yith the grand jury or attempted to head off any indictments Chairman Chelf DKy said at er the hearings thai it appears 0 me that there was adefinite attempt to either flag down de ay sidetrack derail or entirely wreck this grand jury invcsliga ion ExBrewer Bardin Indicted for Tax Evasion in 1946 WASHINGTON Lawrence P Bardin former Indiana brewer whose name has been brought intc congressional complaints of gov ernment lax irregularities was in dicted Friday on charges of trying to evade his 1946 income taxes The twocount indictment hi In dianapolis was announced by At ly Gen jVfcGranery Bardins name figured promt nently in charges by Sen Wi Hams in Williams rccita tion of alleged irregularities in the Internal Revenue Bureau The two counts charged tha Bardin reported an income o and a tax thereon of 382 for lfMG but should have re ported and paid a lax o Ipwa Polio Second Worst in Nation WO Deaths Now JJy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas 1952 polio death toll climbed to IOO Friday as he National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis reported Iowa to be the second hardest hif state in the nation by he disease The latest death reported was that of Michael Bognanno 10 son of Mr and Mrs Bognamio ot Des Moines Slack Relieved as Tax Chief Under Fire for Actions in St Louis New Zealcmder Hears Iowa Station SPENCER chief engineer ot radio station KICD here learned this week that a test signal sent out by the station was heard halfway around the world l Keith Robinson who lives on a farm neat Inyercargill New Zealand wrote that he heard the Iowa station going through a regular frequency checkupi at 11T am1 Iowa The up consistineofa steadytoneT Taft called the Democratic can didate Gov Adlai E Stevenson of Illinois a representative left wing if not aleftwiriger him self i t Tnft also saio he is convinced Eisenhower believes in the1 princi ples of a statement adoptedby the Republican Steering Committed in Congress S He olda news conference V 1 cannot say I agreewithall of views H on for eign policy butour merely differences Later in answer to a question e said the degree was largely matter ot spending He declinedto niarge saying he would discuss his views of foreign policy in his wn speeches k breakfast conference at Eisenhowers Columbia University home was the first meeting of the two since Eisen r14f t11 rJ up Mfce e c cojisistingof a steady tone lolloped by estation identification is Federa mmunications Commission t Robinson explained that although his receiver is powered by batteries his aerial is 900 feet long and 20 feet high and turned to the United States howet defeated T aft lor the nomi nation ui ChicagoUitjiJulys Would would speak on ay national broadcast and speak extent of my ability Taffc wged all The death of a Davenport voman Mrs Willie Yager 23 un counted in previous figures also vas disclosed Friday A former iowa City High School 11stalc football end and outstahd ng track man Jim Freeman was May Be Worst NEW YORK Foundation for Infantile Paral ysis said Thursday night that 1952 may be this countrys worst polio year The foundation said the inci dence rate so far was 76 per cent above last year and 4 per cent above that for the same period in 1949 the year of this countrys worst polio epidemic admitted to a hospital there Friday us a postpolio case Hospital authorities said Free nan suffered only a mikl case of olio sometime in the past two weeks The National Foundation for Tn aittilc Paralysis said Iowa has 7G olio cases per 100000 Of popula tion second only to Nebraska which had 822 Minnesota had 471 South Dakota 429 and Wisconsin 274 VISITS DECORAH NEW YORK prime minister Oscar Torp on an un official visit to the United States s scheduled to visit Dccorah la some time next week SAME BUck mems Irntflo la put UN Demands Gets Another Truce Recess MUNSAN Korea nego iators Friday demanded and got a seventh straight wceklong recess n the Korean armistice talks No progress on the truceblock ing issue of prisoner exchange was reported at a heated 32minute ses first since Sept 4 The next meeting was set for Sept 20 The calm at the Panmunjom neutral z one was shattered laic Thursday when a Communist sol dier crashed roadblocks in a 45 milcanhour dash to surrender to US military police Told of this second Communist surrender in a week near Pan munjom Lt Gen William K Har rison senior UN truce delegate smiled L dont cave how many cornc to our side but they ought to watch the speed limit Artillery Checks Red Attack on Hill SEOUL Korea Wl U N ar tillerymen Friday raked the val leys north of Capitol Hilt with a barrage that kept the Communists from launchingnew assaults on the scarred Central Front ridge South Korean scouts reported that the valleyswere covered with Chinese bodies Allied guns had scattered Red units varying in size from a few squads to a talion of about 750men bat Americans who have confidence in my judgment to support Republican ticket He said he and GenEisenhower agreed to reduce drasticaUy gov ernment expenditures to the1 point where the federal budgetwould be down to 70 billion dollars in the fis cal year of 1954and60 billion ia the following fiscal year Taft no differ ences between us that will any great argument against Re publican i He went on that it was the na ture of the party system that members subordinate their views onincidental issues in order Tto agree on basic principles The senator said he was satis fied that Elsenhower would carry out the entire Republican cam paign platform He said he had wished tostate his own views after a meeting with the general in which both agreed that there great fundamental the Re publican Party and the Fair Deal the New Deal and the Stevenson Deal Big That issue he said was versus creeping socialization in every field of the government The greatest threatto liberty is internal he said Tafl said he never had changed my intentions in referring to his statement after his Chicago defeat that he would do everything pos sible to assure Eisenhowers elec tion However he added he had no intention of abandoning the prin ciples and friends he has main tained and made during the years Saying that Gen Eisenhower agreed with him that limitations must be set to the extent of gov ernment power he said the gen eral believes in the basic prin ciples of the TaftHartley law and is opposed to its repeal He said they discussed amend ments to the controversial labor bill which Taft himself has pro posed He was asked what he thought about the proposal for a new American Party made by Col Robert R McCormick Chicago publisher Net Taft replied A new American Party is not feasible in 1952 Beyond the election Taft would not make any predictions except to comment third parties had not been very successful in past Taft was asked if he had dis cussed with Eisenhower support of Sen Joseph B McCarthy
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