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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSrAflt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS N I ICH O H S HOME EDITION VOL LVI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Flve Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13 1951 This riper Consists of Two No 244 Overflow Crowd Sees Start of North Iowa Fail Gate Attendance Set at 11362 After iirsLnighfc recordbreaking attendance agflin were pouring into the North Iowa Fairgrounds for Wednesday afternoons1 stock car stunt and crash show Aut Swonsons Thrillcacle was the grandstand attraction An overflow grandstand audience of about 3200 gavs theNorth Iowa Fair n booming sencloff Tuesday evening as they witnessed the first of six nightly performances of Ice Vogues of 1952 Opening day attendance at thegate was 11302 which exceeded by about 2500 the first f a year ago when 90418 via cd the sixday eyent An all me record attendance of 100000 s possible this year accordingto I C Lawson It was Mason City Night at the fair and the large audience was irillcd with thefastmoving i OVERFLOW CROWD than 3200 persons wit nessed the opening performance Tuesday night of the Ice Vogues of 1952 a 2y2hour show at the North Iowa Fair The grandstand was filled to capacity and some spectators sat on the track in front of the stage The ice show extravaganza will be staged nightly in front of the grandstand with the concluding performance Sunday People were standing in line at the fairgrounds at a GlolicGuzcltu photo liy Mussor in Wednesday morningto purchase tickets for Wednes day nights show indicating another capacity crowd ac cording to Secretary M C Cap Lawson Demos Whistle Stop Drive Tells Commie Scheme to Invade Boy Scouts WASHINGTON Communist scheme to infiltrate the Boy Scout movement and feed its Communism with sugar coating was described in sworn testimorn1made public Wednesday by Senate investigators The internal security subcommittee in a report to the Senate termed it part of Moscowinspired plan to warp generations o teenagers to the Kremlins views in t h e schools colleges churches and youth or ganizations Sworn Testimony The report includes a transcript of sworn testimony given last March 5 by Harvey M Matusow of Dayton 0 a selfstyled former Communist now an agent of the Ohio Commission on UnAmerican Activities Matusow said the Communists after a futiie effort in the 1930s to undermine the Scout movement switched to the infiltration plan under which they hoped to mix se cret lied agents among the Scouts I might cite the example of Don West Matusow said naming West as a Baptist clergyman and Com LTTTLE ROCK Ark Truman Democrats rejoiced Wed nesday in their victory over Gov Sid of munist organizer in Georgia formerly lived at Bethel 0 who Referring to Ohio UnAmerican hearings Matusow Commission testified I am taking this from the testi mony of John and Martha Edston and they slated that Mr West had seven churches under his jurisdic tion and a Boy Scout troop was organized in each of the churches andhis plan was to indoctrinate Red Meeting I met him West at a meeting of the Communist party in 1951 The subcommittee published pho tographic copies of Communist lit erature Malusow said was used in 1930 and later in an efforf to set up a Communistled organization known as Young Pioneers as a rival to the Boy Scouts The Boy Scouts is an organiza tion for capitalist wars read cap tions emblazoned on the covers of this literature Smash the Boy Scouts Join the Young Pioneers The document was larded with slo gans that Boy Scouts are for bosses wars and Scout take part in murder of striking workers High Schools Matusow said that as a Commu nist he saw a highpowered plan evolved to infiltrate high schools community and even church clubs and labor unions He termed Scout infiltration a part of this plan Another witness Herbert Romer stein of Brooklyn NY told of being recruited into the Cpmrnu nistfront as high school studenl at the age of 15 Romerstein sak he finally divorced himself from Communism He said Communist youth work first was handled through the Young Communist League then through American Youth for De mocracy and finallysplit into two new fronts swept to a landslide victory in Ar kansas gubernatorial runoff pri nary Chancellor Francis Cherry stocky 42yearold Jonesboro Ark iiidgc defeated McMath who was endorsee by President Truman by a five to three margin in Tuesdays election It was the second rebuff for Mr Truman in a week His own state of Missouri nominated Stuart Sym ington of St Louis to the Senate nfter the President had pledged his support to State Attorney Gen eral J E Taylor McMath who was seeking a hird term conceded defeat late Tuesday night Latest unofficial returns from 1 874 of the states 2312 precincts gave Cherry 153385 voles and Mc Math 05189 NET INCOME CLEVELAND WVRepublic Stce Corporation Tuesday reported net income of or a for the first half of 1052 compared with or tor the same period in 1951 Voters Beat Truman Man in Arkansas McMath after the national a bitter critic administration ITS FAMILY DAY pliOlo by Musser Taking advantage of Family Day at the North Iowa Fair Wednes day were Mr and Mrs Leonard Waage and their children They are shown strolling down the Midway Left to right are Galen 7 and Rosemary 8 TV Interference to Be Discussed DES MOINES in terference problems and the Iowa grid system will be two of the sub jects discussed at the annual Man agement Conference of the Iowa Utilities Association here Oct G7 W J McDonnell Chicago re gional manager of the federal com munications system will explain television interference to field rep resentatives and top management men of the utilities Presidents of four of the utility companies will participate in a panel discussion of the planned million Iowa grid system which will provide a network of electric expressways for the slate Some Armour Employes Return Others Walk Out CHICAGO Armour Company in themidst of negotiations with the CIO United Packinghouse over a new contract said Wednesday 2950 union workers Shave left their jobs at four company plants An Armour spokesman said about 5600 workers at ifive other plants returned Ike Wont Speak af Des Moines DES MOINES D Eisenhower Republican presiden tial candidate is unable toaltend a national WAC Veteransconvention opening here Friday Convention Chairman Mrs Jamie L McMurry announced Wednesday The former fivestar general sent his personal regrets in turning down an invitation to speak she said work Wednesday The 2950 union members who walked out include 250 at the At lanta Ga plant 1600 of the 1 750 at East St Louis III 900 of the 1800 at Sioux City fa and 200 of the 600 at Denver j The spokesman said workers have returned to plants at Kan sas City Kan St Paul Minn Tifton Ga St Joseph Mo and1 Ft Worth Tex The union represents 30000 workers at 2G Armour plants Meanwhile Swift Company another of the Big Four pack ers negotiating with the UPW said an undetermined numberof workers left their jobs at its Sioux City la and Des Moines Ja plants Wednesday The Sioux Cityplant employs 1100 workers arid the one at DCS Moines has 600 Wilson Company said its plants had no walkouts as yet Cudahy spokesmen were not available for comment PROHIBITION CHOICE DES MOINES Prohibi tion party of Iowa has named the Rev Z Everett Kellum pastor of the Free Methodist Church at Ce dar Rapids as its candidate for governor in the November general election About The Wealher Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night with occa sional light showers or thunder showers High Wednesday 80 to 82 Low Wednesday night near GO High Thursday 84 to 86 Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday afternoon with occa sional light showers or thunder showers high 80 northeast to 88 southwest Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday and Thurs day a few local thundershovvers mostly in west portion Minnesota Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night and Thursday local thundershowcrs mostly in southeast half Wednes day night and northwest half Thursday GlobeGazette weather dala up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 78 Minimum 57 At 8 am 65 YEAR AGO 72 Minimum 59 Fair Pictures Theres a full page of photos of youngsters having fun and the North Iowa Fair on Page 15 Blame DeacTMan for Ocean Crash WASHINGTON The mid Atlantic collision of the carrier Yasp and the destroyermine sweeper Jlobson at a cost of 17f ivcs has been blamed on an un explained left turn ordered by the Hobsons commander A Naval Court of Inquiry an lounced Tuesday that a grave error of judgment by U Cmdr W 1 Ticrncy caused the April 20 collision that sent the Jfobson to he bottom and the Wasp limping ck to New York badly damaged Alt other officers were clearet of any responsibility for the tra gedy one of the worst peacetime disasters in U S Navy history ELECTROCUTED CEDAR RAPIDS Al Hubcr Staslny 4J owner of a welding shop at Ely was electrocuted Tucs day while repairing a gate in West ern cemetery seven miles south cast of here SAME 341 Rlick means tlcatti in axl Allies Again Smash Red Hill Attack all Stevensons Adlai HST Teamed for GOP Fight SPRINGFIELD 111 Ml It ap scared almost cerlain Wednesday hat Gov Adlat Stevenson and President Truman will wage dou blebanclled whistle stop cam against the Hepublicnius this P re s s Secretary Villiam J Flanagan told report ers Die Democratic presidential lominoc will make a train tour hrough the country in the com ng weeks 1948 Repeat And Stevenson is expected to ac cept the Presidents reported offer o make a whistle stop campaign uch as he did In 1948 This development came as Stev enson sent out a call for a nine neinber special committee to meet icre Saturday and Sunday to begin charting his campaign strategy An announcement was expected rom Stevensons headquarters at any time on specific plans for La or Duy speeches by Truman and Stevenson to open the Democratic campaign Truman tentatively has schcd iled a Labor Day speech in Mil vnukcc and Stevenson had tcnta ivc plans for a Detroit speech on the same day Wyatt Stevensons headquarters an lounced that Clayton Fritchey of Washington II C former admin slralive assistant on the White Signs Petition COLUMBIA S C ff Gov James F Byrnes a lifelong Democrat Wednesday signed a petition for an independent slate of presidential electors pledged to Gen Eisenhower The former Secretary of told the state Democratic con vention last week that as of that time he would vote for Gov Ad lai Stevenson But he added that he was reserving the right to make up his mind fully before the November election House Staff has been named as executive assistant to Wilson W Wyatt Stevensons personal cam paign manager Committee The campaign committee mem bers arc Senators Earle C Clem ents of Kentucky and Clinton P Anderson of New Mexico chairman and vice chairman respectively of the Senate Campaign Commit tee Rep Michael f Kirwan of Ohio chairman of the House Cam paign Committee Mrs India Ed wards vice chairman of the Demo cratic National Committee Secre tary of the Interior Oscar Chap man George Ball Washington DC attorney representing independent citizens groups supporting Steven son Sen Mike Monroncy of Okla homa chairman of the National Democratic Committee Speakers Bureau Wilson Wyatt chief of Ste vensons personal campaign head quarters and Stephen A Mitchell new National Democratic Chair man Tear Huge Gaps in Chinese Lines SEOUL Korea Marines in their toughest battle since theyve been on theWestern Front Wednesday night slammer back the third Chinese attack on Bunker Hill In 29 hours The Leathernecks tore huge gaps in the lines oC an advancing Chi ncsc 750 struck p hi uh dcr a sky luridly lighted by shcl fire Attack Broken At p m a Marinespokes man said the attack broken The Chinese charged recklessly through an intense Iron their own artillery and mortars Big guns kept on throwing shell into Allied lines after the Red in fantrymen broke arid ran Allie artillery boomed in reply It was the Reds third try sine 4 p in Tuesday to Jcnocjc th Marines off tfye heigh fivoniHesensVbf thetruce villagi of Panmunjom Toughest Battle Maj Gen John T Senden com mnndcr of the 1st Marine Division said the fight for the hill was th toughest buttle since weve been over here on the Western Front The Chinese Communists an hurl he said The Marines captured the hil Tuesday and then in the space o 12 hours battered buck two coun Icrnltficks Involving nearly l2fX Reds Between 4 pm Tuesday and t am Wednesday Selden said the Communists hurled between 10000 and 15000 rounds ot mortnr am artillery on the embattled Marine defenders United Pros s Corresponden Frederick C Painton reporting from the Bunker Hill battleground said some Marines believed th Chinese Reds were doped before the attack Nixon Speaks in Illinois Says Adlai Is Captive SPRINGFIELD 115 UP Sen Richard M Nixon Republica vice presidential nominee invade the home grounds of Gov Adlai E Stevenson Wednesday and calle him a helpless captive Pros dent Truman Nixon arrived in Springfield I deliver the major speech at Repub lican Day at the Illinois State Fai and charged the governor won th Democratic presidential nomina lion with the aid of politica bosses Nixon said Stevenson is truly handpicked candidate and th hand that picked him was that o Harry Truman Nixon said the only possible in terpretation of Stevensons vis in Washington is that Stevenson was there to get briefing on how he can best carr forth the Truman policies and t marshal for his campaign th great resources of the federal gov ernment which incidentally be long to the American people an not to any political party Wholesale Prices Again Reach Peak NEW YORK foo prices edged upward again thi week to a new 1952 high accordin to the Dun Bradstreet wholesal food index Al the index compare with last week and was 4 pe cent below the yearago level o SGnl xtravaganza which featured gor cous costuming intricate skating outines and a troupe of skaters vllh breathtaking skills Graceful Routines lovely DeWitt Twins of Can ada with gracefulroutines the Glamour leers and their handsome cc Squires plUs a liberal sprink ing of comedy combined to offer Program John Robinson on Mid way WEDNESDAY Family Day Judgingof baliy 4H baked jgoedt pantry agriculture prod ucts p m Concert by Sheffield Band p m of pltit trie Five White THURSDAY Selection of purple ribbon baby beeyet judging of 4H and open class livestock judging of cut and by band Steelef F rentier by Clear Lake Bond Voguos of 1f52 plwc the Fivo White an entertainment treat that will be repeated every nifcht before the grandstand until the fair ends Sun day Judges began placing ribbons Wednesday morning on the finest allaround collection of exhibits in the history of the fairBaby beef 4H colts beef heifers baked goods pantry stores textiles and agricultural products were being judged At the 4H baby beef weighin Tuesday 187 animals treked across the scales Purple ribbon Attendance figures 1951 1952 Tuesday 8m 11342 Wednesday 19717 Thursday 15775 Friday 15052 Saturday 11037 Sunday 19939 Total90411 winners in the baby beef class will be selected Thursday morning The district 4H and FHA judging contest began Wednesday morning Band to Play The Sheffield band willplay fore the Wednesday evening per formance of Ice Vogues of 1952 which will again have the added attraction of the Five White Guards an outstanding group of male singers Wednesday is Family Day and a whole family will be admitted to the gate for the price of Jn front of the grandstand Thurs day afternoon will be Buck Steeles Frontier combination cir cus and rodeo act featuring trained horses expert western riders and novelty acts More Steel Now Oliver to Resume Operations Monday CHARLES CITY Normal operations at the Charles City Oliver Corporation plant will be resumed Monday it was announced Tuesday by G W Bird plant manager He said all employes unless otherwise notified will be expected to report at the start the work week Approximately 1200 employes of the tractor production planthave been laid offsince operations were halted July 25 as a result of tbo nowclosed steel strike ;