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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for UM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NCWS PAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOW ANiS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVUI Associated Frets and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 2 1952 This Paper Consists ot Two Ona No 254 Hickenlooper Says Ike Is No Amateur US Sen B B Hickerijooper Iowa Republican who is attending the Governors Days celebration at Clear Lake Saturday tpok excep tion to the view that Dwight D Eisenhoweris a political ama 6n the contrary said Hicken Ipoper Eisenhower has broad po litical experience The senator added that on a different level Eisenhowers experience is more extensive than Adlai Stevensons the Democratic candidate for President Politics Basic Hickenlooper said that all poll tics is basic whether its on the international national or local level The senator predicted a hard fought campaign this fall and add ed that Republicans have no busi ness being over confident Hicken looper said he would rather run scared and that the Republican suffered four years ago because o overconfidence Hickenlooper said the battle lines between the two candidates are clearly drawn He character ized Stevenson as machine picked adding that the selection of Wilson Wyattas campaign man ager proved that the Illinois gov ernor planned a leftwing cam paign The senator called Wyatt the left wing of the left wing Best Combination The senator believes that in Eisenhower and Sen Richard Nix on the GOP vice presidential can didalc the Republicans have the best possible combination He add ed that he has great respect for Sen Robert A Taft but that Eisen hower appealed to the independent and younger voters Hickenlooper also said Eisen bowers decision to run his own campaign was healthy The senator said the Republicans have an excellent chance of win ning control of both houses of Con gross this year Important to Career In event of a Republican sweep Hickenlooper would be the ranking Republican senator on the Join HouseSenate Atomic Energy Com mittee The late Sen BrienMc II a h o n Connecticut Democrat was chairman of the committee Either the ranking House nicmbci or Hickenlooper would be the nex chairman if the Republicans swee the fall elections He also is third ranking member of the Senate For eign Relations Committee so j GOP victory is important to hi career The senator has attended everj Governors Days celebration since the festival was inaugurated 14 years ago He plans Washington D C week to return tc early nex Broadcasters Group Charges WOI With Unfair Competition D E S M O I N E S Iowa B r o a d c a s ters Association ha charged that Iowa State Collegi station WOITVs commercial ac tivilics constitute unfair compel lion and improper use of the tax payers money In a resolution adopted at thei convention here Friday the broad casters protested methods of op crating WOITV and called fo reasonable termination of it a commercial station WOITV an educational lelevi Bion station also carries program that include paid advertising Copies of the resolution are to b sent to state officials the presi dents of Iowa State College and Ih State University of Congress men and Federal Communication Commission The resolution slates that en trance of tax supported institu tions into the field of commercial radio and commercial television is unfair competition an improper use of the taxpayers money and an attack freedom of the press radio and television GloloGnzcllo photo hy Musser INIORMAL the official welcome was informal at the Governors Days stag party Friday evening Stanley L Haynes right president of the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake is welcoming Sen B Hickenlooper left and Ewald Trost Ft Dodge chairman of the State Conservation Commission The party on the T E Wolfram lawn at Ventura is given by the Association officers and commit teemen for the Conservation Committee with other Iowa politicians as guests More than 200 attended Considers Lake Problem Allies Twice Smash Back Red Attacks Commies Hurl 3000 Artillery Rounds SEOUL Korea UVUnited lions infantrymen on top of Na Old Baldy hillFriday night withstood a thunderous shelling and beat back two small Chinese counter attacks The Communists hurled more than 3000 rounds of artillery and mortar shells at the embattled hill west of Chorwon on the Western front The U S Eighth Army said U N troops twice shoved back 50 man Chinese attacks Later a huge searchlight picked up about 35 Chinese trying to sneak through their lines A staff officer said U N artillery killed 20 Machinegun ners got seven more Old Baldy scene of bloody sec saw fighting for a month was re captured by the Allies in a 12hour battle Friday morning The Com munists had held its crest 10 days Gen James A Van Fleet com mander of the U S Eighth Army said Wednesday the hill which overlooks both the U N and Red main defense lines was important only as a place lo kill Chinese not as terrain Other Stories Pictures Inside CLEAR LAKE members of Iowas statehouse family and egislalure frolicked Friday eve ling at the annual Governors Days stag party of the Associa tion for the Preservation of Clear ake But Saturday some of them laced the serious problem of fi nancing a Clear Lake sanitary sewer system for which only is now available An additional grant from the 1953 legislature appeared lo be the only solution Sheffield Man 64 Dies at Bus Station A man identified as E L Whit ney U Route 2 Sheffield died in the Mason City Bus Station about noon Saturday Death was appar ently from natural causes Dr Ralph E Smiley Cerro Gordo County coroner was investigating however Dr Smiley said Whitney was seated in the bus depot and talking to Charles Berlin 72 Ma son City when he died The body was at the PattersonJames funer al Home Interim Members of Committee the State Budget have held two let lowest bid totaling and Finance Control Committee interim committee of the Legis lature met Saturday with the trustees of the Clear Lake Sani tary Sewer District to discuss the problem The trustees tings with the including equipment but not including engineering fee and cost of a plant site The lastlegislature voted 000 to pay the states share ol the project A considerable part of the property included in the dis trict is owned by the state The only other source of funds is a bond issue but state law limits bonds according to the value of the property involved The maximum bond issue would be according to E B Still man Clear Lake legal counsel for the trustees The interim committee has no such funds as the half million dol lar difference at its disposal But the meeting Saturday was for the purpose of assuring the committee that the trustees had done every thing within their power to fulfill Uie guest list at Official business he conditions under which Ih egislalurc in a d e the grant In addition to holding the tw idlings the trustees have pro cured options for the sewer righ of way and the plant site Beardsley Missing Gov William S Beardsley wa one of the few top Rcpublica figures who was missing froi the slag parti kept him els where He will head the Govc nors Days parade through dowi town Clear Laker Saturday afte noon and is the guest of honor a the annual Governors banquet the All Veterans Social Ccnlc Saturday evening The governor rode at the head Saturday afternoons parade an be guest of honor at the go crnors banquet at the All Vcterat Social Center Saturday night ai the governors ball at the Su Ballroom Sunday nighl Sunday night at the ball he wi crown Miss Iowa of J952 Twelv girls are matching their beaut and talent for sent Iowa at the the right to rcpri Miss Amcric beauty pageant at Atlantic City NJ The 12 beauties will ride in th Venetian Nights parade Saturda night preceding an oulcloor Cava cade of Stars performance at II waterfront here Six acrobats wi perform on water skis and 1 Aquabellcs will appear in a wate ballet Last day highlights will incluci an outdoor worship service Sunda morning power boat races in th afternoon 1912 Outdoor Cavalcat of Stars on the waterfront and 11 governors ball Sunday night Dr6ught Termed One of Greatest Disasters Ike Adlai Eisenhower Says Peace Is Top Issue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov Adlai Stevenson and Ociv Dwight D Eisenhower have indi cated they plan lo keep a strong rip on the direction of their cam paigiis for the presidency Gov Stevenson the Democratic nominee disclosed Fri lay night his campaign hcadquar ers will be moved from Washing on to Springfield 111 Ho named Wilson Wyatt ot Louisville Ky as lis personal campaignmanager No Other Gen Eisenhower the Republicai lominee told reporters at Dcnvci llial there can be no boss of thi campaign other than Eisenhowei umsclf He said the advice of po itical advisers will get top con sideralion but the final responsibili ly is his Wyatt said all elements of the campaign will be coordinalct with Governor Stevenson He ex plained that this doesnt mean tin Democratic national cbmmiltc will play a lesser rolo in the cam paign It will be a different one1 he said Wont Remain Frank E McKinney told rcnor crs in Kansas City he did not car to remain as Democratic nnliona committee chairman He said h wolild discuss party affairs wil Gov Stevenson in about a week The presidential nominee tradition ally chooses the man he wants fo this post In Kansas City President Tru man left it clear that Democrat campaign strategy is xip to Steven son The President is willing am ready to stump the country But hi is waiting for the Illinois governo to give the word General Eisenhower promised a fighting campaign starting abou Sept l Eisenhowersaid ho ant his running mate Senator Richan M Nixon of California will go into allthe nooks and crannies in the United States Peace Top Issue The Republican candidate sai lie believes development of a sounc program for world peace overrides all the issues of the prcsidentia campaign He made this reply when asked to comment on a state mcnt by Gnv Stevenson that for cign policy is the principal issue Eisenhower and Nixon conferrci with professional and amateur campaign strategists Friday About 2 Persons Die on Iowa Roads By he ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa counted two more dead as the result of motor vehicle acci dents on its roads Friday The victims were JohnNorman Edge of Mr and Mrs Norman Edge of near Hum bolt and Donald M Acker 27 farmer living near Wiota The Edge baby was killed when thrown from a pickup truck his mother was driving after the vc hlcle had left the road and over turned about 2Vi miles northwesl ft Humboldt The Weather VAason City Fair to partly cloudy Saturday afternoon becoming partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Few thundershowers late Saturday night and late Sunday Iowa Few showers late Saturday afternoon Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday with wide ly scattered thundershowcrs High Sunday 85 lo JK northeast 90 to 08 southwest Minnesota Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Widely scat tered thundershowers mostly in south and central Not much change in temperature GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 85 Minimum M At 8 am 7 Precipitation 01 YEAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum 65 AP Wlrepholo THE GENERAL Gen MelvinJ Maas blind veteran of the U S Ma rine Corps gives his wife a kiss while their Li Patricia Maas of the Ma on Retirement ceremonies were held at Wanhington The general was re tired from active service in ceremonies at Washington He stood at attention while troops from the Marine Barracks paraded and remarked 1 have nevei seen the hoys look so good He Ixjeame totally blind last year to Run Campaigns I to Assist South East Wliepliolo STEVENSONS W Wyntt former Housing Expediter was appointed personal campaign manager for Adlai Stevenson the Democratic nominee for President Stabilization Chiefs See Another High in Costs WASHINGTON stabilization chiefslook for the overall cost of living to hit another new high later this month The ugly picture of rising prices is plain to anyone with a de sire to see it Price Ellis Arnall said His comment Friday night followed a Bureau of Labor stalisllcs BLS report that food prices have skied to a new 32per cent for the two week period ended July and almost 10 per cent above June 1050 when Ihe Korean fighting began Food makes up about a third of the average urban familys budget to Blame Republicans were blamed by Economic Stabilizer Roger L Putnam Theres no question that Ihe cost of living is going lo rise some what and that the 82nd Congress only recently adjourned did curb ur program Putnam said in a radio broadcast Theres just no question that Hie Republican parly was voting to cripple controls The Democrats were fighting to keep the power of controls where theyre needed Arnall said the ELS report reveals that inflation still is a problem and that prices generally can he expected to move up Fewer Goods for Money The report Arnall told a reporter shows the public can expect ris ng prices higher living costs further depreciation of the dollar and fewer airplanes tanks guns and equipment for the amount of money we are spending for national defense He added The constant increase in living costs especially the steady rise n the cost of food is a strong argument against those siren voices imong the business community who have been telling Congress and the icople that the need for concern about Ihc cost of living is over Middle West Hay to Be Purchased WASHINGTON W Agriculture department officials Saturday termed the drought in the south and Now England one of the nost serious economic disasters in the nations history Dcparlment officials explored nosv steps to alleviate the plight of farmers and to save livestock herds The stales oE South Carolina Massachusetts and Maine and nine more counties in Arkansas were added Friday to the departments growing list of drought disaster areas Can Get Loans The disaster area designation which qualifies farmers for fed eral loans where local credit is un available now applies lo eight full slates and large areas of Arkansas and Missouri The other states are Alabama Georgia Kentucky Miss issippi and Tennessee Assistant Secretary of Agricul ture Knox Ilulchiuson pledged the full support ot the federal govern ment to the drought stricken region at an emergency nineslate meeting in Fri day Emergency action discussed at Ihe meeting willbe considered further In Washington Emergency Reduction Raub Snyrter assistant produc tion and marketing administrator lold Ihe meeting the ralb6ads are expected to announce nextweek an emergency reduction inSrates for hauling hay into the south where pastures havebeen burned Truman Ratifies Agreement Establishing Free Germany signed agree KANSAS CITY Truman Saturday ments ending the Allied occupation of West Germany and bringing hat nation into the free world de ensc organization The agreements would abolish he office of the existing three high commissioners of the United States Kiel its Allies in Germany The pacts were approved by the Senate irior to adjournment Both houses of Ihe British Par lament also have accepted the documents The question of ratification still is pending in the parliaments of France and Germany In a statement the President said Ratification of these instru ments represents the latest in a long scries ot efforts on the part of this government to establish long and friendly relations between the United States and Germany Ratification is also a further step toward assuring the security of Western Europe and the whole North Atlantic nrca The President pointed out that the Senate in approving the agree ment emphasized the constitu tional procedures of this govern ment in a special interpretation This interpretation the Presi dent declared refers only to idnational relalionships between Ihe component parts of Ihe United States government and does not affect American obligations or those of other signatory states Sports Bulletin HELSINKI UP The United States clinched the Olympic team championship Saturday Pat McCormick Long Bosch Calif clinched it when she won the womens high diving cham pionship The US rrtade it a 123 sweep in the dive which gave the Unit ed States 557528V2 for and Russia had no mathematical chance to catch up up by the sun Livestock feeding is a major problem The Tennessee Agriculture Com missioner already was In Wisconsin buying hay for shipment tto his slate The first carload left Madi son Friday night forNashville and nine more carloads arc expected to follow No Grants Thus far the federalgovernment las made no outright grants of Financial aid The1 disaster loans for he purchase of livestock feed and or planting of new crops and the iike must be repaid by the farmers In one lo five years with 3 per cent interest Reports from the area indicated severe losses in corn Iruek and garden icrops aridpas tures Tobacco production es imatcd off as much as 30 per cent n some localities and cotton is suffering Iowa Cant Help Drought Hit States DI5S MplNES probably wont be able to help the drought stricken south and New England with its livestock feeding problem The Iowa Crop and Livestock Reporting service here said Fri day that while the states hay crop Ihis year has been1 very good due to heavy increases in cattle feeding most of Iowas crop will be needed for home consumption The 1952 Iowa hay crop isesti mated at 0306000 Ions The report ing service said it is doubtfullhat there is much surplus hay avail able for Ihe drought areas SAME Black death lit hours Beckwith Waits Calmly for Death FORT MADISON closing hours of his young life were slip ping away Saturday for Edward J Buddy Beckwith 30yearold mutilation slayer of Mrs Irma Jean Stahlhut 22 of Morrison Beckwiths execution for the June 22 1949 crime is scheduled for am Monday on the gal lows at Fort Madison prison Beckwith will be the 40thto pay with his life for a capital crime in Iowa The former Waterloo factory worker remained apparently un disturbed Saturday as his time on this grew short He is waiting calmly or his death and has reestablished his Christian faith said the Rev Lester Peter Protestant chaplain at the prison ;