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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR Friday and Saturday VOL LVin Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Hog Disease Puts 16 States in Emergency Government Tries to Check Spread KANSAS C I T Y M President Truman disclosed Friday the proc lamation of a state of emergency growing out of the spread of the hog disease vesicular exanthema to 16 states The Presidents press secretary Joseph Short said Secretary of Agriculture Charles Brannan is sued the proclamation in Washing ton to permit the Agriculture De partment to take measures for the eventual eradication of the dis ease including some payments of indemnity for diseased animals Communication Short made public a communica tion from Brannan and the text of the proclamation which followed long distance call Mr Truman made to the secretary of agricul ture Thursday to go over the situa tion Brannans report to the Presi dent said the details of the emer gency measures to be taken will be announced by his department as rapidly as possible This vesicular condition in hogs appeared in an establishment at Grand Island Neb on June 16 1952 and the source of infection was subsequently traced back to garbagefed hogs in Cheyenne said the communication from the Agriculture Department Diagnosis proved it to be vesicular exan thema which has symptoms much like hoof and mouth disease This disease of swine hasexisted in Cal ifornia since 1932 Spread In the normal movement of hogs before the infection was known to be present in the Middle West the disease spread to trans portation marketing and slaugh tering centers in 16 states usually appearing only at these points Ex cept for farms where garbage is fed there has been little spread all this time beyond these centers Five Cents aCopy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 1 152 This Paper Consists ot Two One No 2SS McFarlin Sees No justification for Phone Commission There is no justification for cre ating a new commission to regulate telephone companies in Iowa mem bers of the governors committee studying creation of a utilities reg ulatory commission were told in Mason City Friday Clyde McFarlin Monlezuma Ic gal counsel for the Iowa Independ ent Telephone Association said thai none of the three reasons for set ting up such a commission woult apply to the independent telephone companies It would not bring lower rates he declared because such rates are no higher and in many cases are lower than those in surround ing states in which rates arc reg ulatcd It would not affect the quality o service he continued because the companies and the association arc constantly studying ways of im proving service and the improve mcnts and study are not costing the taxpayers one cent It would not prevent issuance of questionable securities because that already is controlled by the securities commission C C Pearce Riceville presiden oE the association expressed the same views in addressing the gov ernors committee Four of the committee members attended tin dec the chairmanship of State Rep Fred Schwengel Davenport The meeting held at the Mason City YMCA was one of several be ing held throughout the state with an opportunity for all types o utility companies to be heard b the governors committee Rob Ankeny Bank of Sen Long Will Support Demo Ticket IKE TELLS ABOUT BIG fishing got into the conversation when Gen Dwight Eisenhower right talked with Jack Porter GOP national committeeman from Texas The Republican presidential nominee gives the vis itor to his Denver campaign headquarters some idea of the big fish he caught during his Colorado mountain vacation U S Lays Plans for AtomicPowered Ships United States reporting prog ress on atomicpowered submarines and aircraft Friday launched a new project Development of giant atomicpow ered warships The Atomic Energy Commission AEG announced it had asked the Westinghouse Electric Company to develop an atomic engine capable propelling large vessels such as aircraft carriers This immediately revived spec ulation that atompowered battle wagons and giant commercial lin ers like the Queen Mary and the USS United States could easily make 100000 mile cruises at top without refueling Such estimates are based on the act that a pound of fissionable uranium or its titanic twin plu tonium could generate as much as Ions of coal or 200 XX gallons offuel oil The AECs announcement came only a few hours after release of ils 12lh semiannual report to Con gress in which the commission re ported progress on Ihe develop ment of nuclearpowered aircraft and two different types of atomic engines for submarines Boy Drowns in Iowa City Pond IOWA CITY Heath Magenis ZVli son of Dr and Mrs Thomas P Magenis drowned Thursday night in a lagoon in the Riverside Park housing area about 50 yards from his home The father an intern at Uni versity Hospilals worked over the boy in vain after police had pulled the body from the lagoon a back water of the Iowa River here Strike Ballots Sent to Bell Employes OMAHA ballots are being mailed put lo all Norlhwcsl ern Bell Telephone Company CIO communications workers locals in five states 1 R Hill district di rector said Friday In view of the fact that our con tract expires Aug 10 and very little progress has been made in our negotiations with the North western Bell Telephone Company we are mailing strike ballots to all locals in the bargaining unit Hill said in a statement Cement Plant Worker Dies of Suffocation A 27 year old laborer died of suffocation Friday morning after falling into a bin at the Lchigh Portland Cement plant at Mason Hy He was Enrique Davila Police said Davila was married and the father of three children Davilas family lives in Mexico and he had been in this counlry only three weeks police said Davila made his home at 1729 Delaware NE C E Baker foreman at the plant said all circumstances of the accident were not clear The fore man said it appeared that Davila accidentally fell into Ihei bin while attempting to dodge a small ce ment slide After falling more ccrnenl tumbled on top of him Baker said it took about 25 minutes to recover the body A fire department rc suscitator squad was unable to revive Davila The accident occurred in the sprawling building housing cement storage bins at the planl Davila fell into bin No 2 Funeral arrangements were in complete pending notification of the family in Mexico The Pntler sonIames Funeral Home is in charge But Louisiana Man Says Ike Is Formidable WASHINGTON MVSen Russell B Long of Louisiana Friday pledged hissupport for the regular Democratic presidential lickcl but said Republican Nominee Dwight D Eisenhower could crack the Solid South I like that Democratic ticket and Im going to be for it Long told a reporter Gov Adlai Steven son of Illinois and Sen John Spark man of Alabama head the ticket as nominees for President and vice president Dramatic Incidents At the same time Long who staged one of Hie dramalie inci dents at the recent Chicago con vention conceded that Republican Presidential Nominee Dwight D Eisenhower is a formidable can didate all over the United and that includes the South Asked if Eisenhower might crack the solidDemocratic South Long said think that Eisenhower stands a very good chance in several southern slates He refused lo list them Second to Announce Long the second Dixie Sen ator to announce for the Stevenson Sparkman licket Sen A Willis Robcrlson of Vir ginia announced Thursday that he will vole the straight Democratic Licket next November but was critical of the present administra tion He said he will back the tickel because he regards as a mere gesture the Democratic platform pledge to repeal the TaftHarlley labormanagement act Less Threatening VRobertson also contended thai the new platform civil fights stand is less threatening to the south ern viewpoint than the 1948 plank Harry F Byrd senior senator and regarded as Virginias most influential Democrat s u a 1 ly treads the same political path as Robertson But after Robert sons statement Byrd quickly an nounced he was taking no stand on either presidential candidate at this time Byrd said he wants clarification from Stevenson and Eisenhower on major issues before announcing his position 5 New Polio Cases in Council Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS icule shortage of space developed at Mercy Hospital Friday as the last available beds in the polio ward were filled with the admittance of five paticnls The hospital has 27 palients in its islolalion ward The new cases brought lo 59 Ihe number of per sons atlmilled here for polio treat ment so far this year AIRMAN KILLED REK OAK Ingrim 18 a B29 gunner and son of Mr and Mrs John F Ingrim of Shen andpah was killed in the Korean area on July 22 in an airplane ac cident relatives have been ad vised AII About Do They Still Read About U N Troops Mired in Mud ON THE WESTERN FRONT Korea Clifford Leary liquid mud molding his pants to him like tan paint slipped and crawled up the slimy slope to the sandbagged dugout cursing softly He stuck his head in the door and asked if anybody had a pair of wirecutters Wipe off before you come in here a humorist jrowled From outside you could hear the gooey squash of mud on the floor of the dugout as the occupant to make room for Lcary Leary of Houston Tex was mud from the soles of his combat boots to well above his belt Not just gplaltered with mud but slickly mildly covered over every inch His arms were heavy with Ihe stuff Sgt Randy Trader Philadelphia Pa came out ot a dugout to look for wirecutters for Leary He glared up at the hastotalled 10Xj inches in six days sloshed off At one point a trench widened to a bunker about eight feet square with a gap in Ihe forward sand bags for walching he enemy across Ihe valley and Ihe roof en tirely caved in About a foot of mixed mud and water was in the bottom Several men looking like wetcigars were laboring to repair the roof before night Pvt Royal Fliedncr 22 Oak hurst NJ one of the muddiest ooked up from his work On sec ing a reporter he asked Who got the nomination The reporter tolci him and he returned to his work Second Lt William Linkenberg 1818 Lawndalc Avc Fort Wayne Ind leader of the muddy 3rd platoon of I Company said morale was good despite the rain He was leaning against the muddy edge of the trench with water from his helmet running down his nose There is one question they all ask Arc people at home still read ing about the Korean war They have a nagging suspicion that the world has forgotten all about them The Weather Mason cloudy Friday afternoon and Friday night showers and thunderstorms with change of thundcrsliowers again late Saturday High Friday near 85 Iowa Partly cloudy Friday after noon local showers and thunder showers mostly in east portion High Friday 85 northeast to 05 southwest Partly cloudy with occasional thundershowers Fri day night and Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy scatter ed thundershowers soulh portion Friday night and Saturday Cool er Saturday and over north por tion Friday night GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 am Friday Maximum 83 Minimum 59 At 8 am 4 Prccipitalion 15 YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 57 SAME tlif mruni nn Irafdo I piil hours I Al Wlrcpholo WOMEN STRIKERS group of women employes of the International Harvester Companys twine mill are escorted to patrol wagons for a trip to jail in Chi cago after they and a large group of men workers staged a sitdown strike A force of more than 100 patrolmen and police officials converged on the plant and hauled 151 strikers off to jail Workers were protesting company plans to move its twine mill op erations to New Orleans Miss Iowa Contest Begins Governors Days 1 CLEAR LAKE Throe happy ncn assisted by two women Thursday night began the not un pleasant task of selecting Miss owa of 1952 At the High School Auditorium ind on the waterfront the 12 comc y girls seeking the title presented i talent show for the five judges irid a large crowd Thus Clear Jakes annual weekend of fun and un der way The judges are Harlan Miller olumnist for the DCS Moincs Hog stcr Robert LaBarre Algona a director of the US Junior Clmm er of Commerce Dr Earl Sar gent a member of the Clear Lake aycccs Mrs B Raymond Wes on wife of i Mason City surgeon nd Miss Nancy Norman Shcnan loah last years Miss Iowa 12 Contestants The 12 contestants will be on aradc for three more days On unday night at the Governors Ball Gov William S Bcardsley vill crown Miss Iowa She will cprescnt the slale in the Miss America contest at Atlantic City N J Six Offer Songs Master of ceremonies for the alcnl night was Doug Shnrwin KGLO announcer Six ofthe con testanls offered songs for tlieii part in Iho talent show Lea Lawhorn Miss Garner sang Summertime Murgarct Wing crt MissFort Dodge Make Be lieve Carolyn E fill Miss Wa terloo RomHnee 7aiict Sawyer Miss Story County Make Dp McWhorter Miss Algoha Nancy Calvin Miss Lust Song Choost Dancing Two conlcstiiiils chose dancing as their talent offering Dorothy Schrnock Miss Mason City did n tup dance Ladonna Rispaljo Miss Sioux City gave an interpretive danceShirley Nichols Miss South west Ladies in Retire ment and Joyce Dickinson Miss Failfield While Cliffs of Dover Maureen Guggisberg Miss Iowa Falls presented a sketching dem onstration drawing a clown in wa tcrcolor and talking as she worked Belly Rhincr Miss Marshalltown gave a water ballet Forlhis the program was adjourned lo Ihe wa lerfronl Each Interviewed Eacli contestant appeared in a bathing suit and was interviewed introduced were Donald Goranson chairman of Ihe Miss Iowa contcs commillce nnd Keith Jacobson Other Highlights Other highlights for Governor Days nrc perfounances by the 105 Ouldoor Cavalcndo of Stars Salur tiny and Sunday evenings at th wolorfront the Sunday morniri outdoor worship Ihe Mic wcsl Power Association races Sunday afternoon and th Governors Bali Saturday evening the SkiBat will perform at the waterfront an the Aqua Belles will exhibit thci skills The Miss Iowa candidale will ride in the Venetian Night parade These features i addition to the seven vaudcvill acts by the Cnvalcadc of Stars Doctor Earl Harper Iowa City svill be the speaker at the Sin day morning church service lo b hpld at Clly Pork at It SELLS BUSINESS FORT DODGE MVHorn Bros Co of Fort Dodge manufacturer of folding partitions bleachers stages and classroom cquipmeh Thursdayannounced the sale of it business and equipment lo Ih BrunswickBalkeCollendcr Co Chicago makers of bowling alle cfjtiipmcntnml billiard tables Bandit Flees Police Set Roadblocks Waited in Bank for Opening Time ANKENY twogun bandit obhcd the Ankeny Slate Bank ot 25720 in cash about am idny Ankeny almost joins DCS loines on the north Federal stale and local officers iircw up road blocks in central owa after the robber had fled iirough a basement door the link The money he look was in dc ominalions of nd lie also look in silver Locked in Vault Wayne Rowland 3G assistant nsliicr of Die Ankeny bank who vns locked in the vault the audit said the bank had the large mount of cash on hand because of lie first of the monlh payday at lie nearby John Deere DCS Moinea vorks P Rowland was alone in the bank ntl line just stalled to open tKe mill door lo begin preparing for Largest Haul Since Dillinger Hit MasorrCity Bankers Association said in Friday robbery was Hit tst in Iowa I notor ious John Dillinger and a gang robbed Citys First Na tional Bank of on March 13 1934 JH In Mason City Friday FBI i of tht robbSirv AoWi said ttiatsama serial ttoltn were r Therobbery at Mason City oc curred theafternoon o March 13J1 Accompanying Dllllngar a gang ef bandits Including Baby All slain by authorities Thanksgiving of that year Hie daysbusiness when the baa dit slopped leading lo Ihe basementofthe bank and said Thisis a V The bandit theniordered Rowland to open a safefihsidethevault I told him J couldnt because it was a delayedactionHypeof satuV I tokUhim that yoir had lo wait 30 minutes after workingthe combination be fore the door would The bandit told know something about safes so dont give me that stuff Pointed to Sign I was afraid hewas goinglo hit me on Ihe headwith the re volver he had in his hand Row land said so I poinled to a sign on Ihe safe thai tells that it has a delayed action lock Then the bandit toldme to open another safe Rowland add ed After I got lhat one open he BEAUTY 2 Iowa beauties who are candi dates for the Miss Iowa title line up for their first picture at Clear Lake Sunday evening one of them will be crowned by Gov William S Beardslcy and will carry the Iowa crown to Atlantic City to compete in the Miss America contest From left to right the girls and the communities they represent arc Joyco Dickinson Fairficltl Betty ClobeCaiolteipfiotoby Miisser Rhincr Marahalltown Lea Lawhorn Garner Bar bar a Algona Carolyn E Hill Waterloo Nancy Calvin Newton Shirley Nichols Southwest IowaDoro thy Schmock Mason City Maureen GuggSsberg Iowa Falls Laclonna Rispolje Sioux City Margaret Dodge and Janet Sawyer ;