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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press ami United Press Full Lease Wires Five CenU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 24 1952 This Tnper Consists ot Two One No S75 McKinley Heads Farm Group Ike Prepared for GOP Leaders Express Confidence of Solidarity By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gen Dwight D Eisenhower has been told his campaign is not doing well so far Aides said Tuesday he was deliber ately pulling his punches but now is ready for a toetotoe fight for the presidency Those close to the Republican can ToefoToe S lugging AT Wirepholo RENEWING OLD Dwight Eisenhower is surrounded by happy Kansas Le gionnaires after the GOP presidential nominee addressed the 34th annual convention of the Legion in New York Ike is a member of the Abilene Kan American Legion post Tax Official Approved Whitewash of Finnegan House Probes Missouri Case WASHINGTON House lax scandal probers were told Tuesday that Ellis N Slack now an acting assistant attorney general okayed a grand jury report vindicating the way James P Finnegan was handling the St Louis internal revenue office in 1951 District Judge George IT Moore described the report as ing amjytold the grand jurors to try agaih Indictments Returned As a result a Judiciary Sub committee was told many in dictments were returned includ ing an indictment of the collec tor of internal revenue in St Louis James P Finnegan The statement was made by Robert A Collier counsel for the subcommittee as it resumed an inquiry into the St Louis scandals that led to Finncgans conviction last March 15 on charges of mis conduct in office Chairman Chelf DKy has an nounced the aim of the subcom mittee is to find out whether there was any interference with the grand jury After three weeks of delibcra lion the grand jury submitted to Judge Moore a socalled partial report which Judge Moore char actcrizcd as astonishing and s complete vindication of the ban tiling of tax cases in the area foi the past five years Judge Moore also questioned whether the re port was the grand jurys owi idea or whether someone elses idea had been thrust upon it To St Louis Prior tf the submission of he report Ellis N Slack then an at torney employee in the Tax Di vision of the Department of Jus tice had been sent from Wash ington to St Louis and had ap peared before the grand jury on at least one occasion It is further known that the partial report had been read to Slack and received his approval before being handed up by the grand jury to Judge Moore ExEmploye Admits Theft of From Brinks WASHINGTON Police announced Tuesday a 26 rearold former employe of the Brinks Armored Car Serv ce has admitted that he rifled a company car of Monday The money has been recovered Police Inspector Jeremiah Flaherty identified the man is Ray Eugene Farmer said he has been charged with grand larceny Unguarded Car Flaherty said Farmer entered the parked unguarded armored car at noon Monday by using a duplicate key he had in his pos session for some time The fourman armored car crew was lunching at the Wardman Park Hotel at the time of the robbery Flaherty said Farmer hurried to Glen Echo Park in nearby Mary land and buried the He said Farmer covered up the money with clirl which he found in the bag e look from the Brinks car Hunch by Chief The arrest was made Flaherty said because of a hunch by Police Chief Robert V Murray of Washington Murray recalled that Farmer who worked for Brinks from 194G to 1949 once belonged to a gang of youths who showed up with a nuVn bcrof Brinks uniforms and when arrested for another crime told police they had planned to attack one of the companys armored All About The Weather Mason City Partly clouely with occasional thuntlcrshowers Tues day afternoon and Tuesday night fowa Partly cloudy Tuesday after noon with scattered thundershow crs extreme north and northeast Minnesota Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with scat tered showers cast and south GlobeGazftUfl weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 76 So police went to Farmers home Monday night anti took him to headquarters After an allnight questioning session Flaherty said Farmer admitted the robbery and took the police to the amusement park and dug up the money t was all there all SG500 of it Ignores Flaherty said that while Farmer took the loot in small bills he passed up another in large denomination money Brinks was the victim of the biggest cash haul in American crime on Jan 37 1050 when Hal loweonmaskcd bandits held up employes in the firms armorec ear stronghold in Boston and es caped withSI 219000 The case is still unsolved Later the same Ma gunmen ambushed thrc Brinks guards in a carpet factory at Thompsonville Conn and flet with a 515000 payroll BROMWELL DIES CEDAR RAPIDS lfl Max T Bromwell 6i president since 193 of the Cedar Rapids Building an Loan Association died Sunda night at Rochester Minn Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum fid G4 Trace 77 02 SAME traffic ileilli In p 21 liiurA 2 Survivors From Downed Plane Saved ELGIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla survivors from the B17 ombcr that was shot down by a ew type jetfighter were picked p in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday y a Navy minesweeper Both were n good physical condition The Air Force identified the two s S Sgt Charles D Jones 31 of leridian Miss and A 2C Peter I Rosing 22 of Ingelside 111 The Air Force said it had hopes iiere were other survivors among he eight crewmen ot the B17 The B17 was sent spinning into lie gulf in flames Monday by a oeket fired by mistake by an in ricatc automatically controlled jet ighter One crewman who parachuted nto the water in his life jacket vavcd and smiled to the crew of passing PBY flying boat A life aft was tossed to him Minutes ater the area was pounded by a crrific rain storm and the man vasnt seen again didate say his next moves will be to 1 Obtain the active support of Sen Robert A Tafl of Ohio Tails organization and the Republicans who backed Tafl for the nomina tion 1 Begin speaking out on spe cific issues blasting Gov Adlai Stevenson of Illinois the Demo cratic nominee and pinpointing major GOP charges against the Democrats and the Truman ad ministration Shortly after these aims were made public wo Republican lead ers discounted the possibility of a serious break in the party and said they expect Sen Tafl to give full support to Gen Eisenhower They were Sen Styles Bridges of New Hampshire and Hep Jos eph Martin of Massachusetts House minority lender Convention bitterness between the Taft and Eisenhower camps they said is not likely to affccl the generals chances of winning F think Tafts people for the most pall arc supporting Eiscn hower enthusiastically Martii said Isec no break in Hepubli can ranks as far as Eisenhower i concerned Any break will b negligible Its hardly necessary to ask but I am certain Sen Taft will b inviled to join the campaign an will do everything he can Bridges who was with Martin agreed with him One of those who warned Eisen hower that he ought to build fire under his campaign was Sen Wallace Bennett ot Utah Bcnuet said a surprising number o voters once strongly for the gen oral are now lukewarm The New York WorldTclegran and Sun a unit ot the Scripps Joward organization which is sup riorling Eisenhower criticized hi campaign said Ike is runnin like a dry creek and asked Ike when do we start In between conferences Eiscn Jiower planned to march in th American Legion parade He addressed the American Lc gions national convention Mor day stressing both domestic un foreign issues He received a ovation when he entered the ha I and was interrupted frcqucnll with applause during his address He warned of the threat of So viet aggression At the same lim hit hard at corruption in govcri ment Adlai Invited for Same Day as Eisenhower ROCHESTER Minn ials of the National Plowing Con cst relented Tuesday and decided o let Gov Adlai E Stevenson peak at the farm event the same ay as his presidential adversary Jwight D Eisenhower An invitation asking Stevenson to peak at the National Soil Conser ation Day and Plowine Contest jcpl G at KHSSOII Minn will be cut to the Democratic presidential lomincc Tuesday If Stevenson accepts the invila ion the prize mixup of the young campaign will be unsnarled The llinois governors staff said in Ames Speech DES MOINES of the decision to invite Adlai Stev enson to speak at Kasson Minn Sept 6 the plans for a speech the same day at Ames are up in the ir Springfield that they would reserve comment unlit Ihc invitation ar rives The plowing conlcsl board of di rectors changed their minds for the fourth time Monday night when they voted eight to one to allow both major presidential candidates to speak at Kasson Sept G A petition signed by 500 farmers from Dodge County Minnesota apparently was the lever that caused the board to change its mind Truce Negotiations Slated to Resume M UNSAN Korea o r c a n armistice negotiations resume Wednesday after a fourth straight wccklong recess The United Nations and Com munist truce delegates will meet at Pannuinjom A fifth recess seemed likely un less a new approach is submitted on the deadlocking issue of prison er of war exchange last hurdle before an armistice Hoboes Converge for Wednesdays Britt Celebration were begin ning to come in Tuesday for the annual Hobo Day convention Wednesday the second day of a twoday celebration here The carnival is to open Tuesday night Expected among the early ar rivals is Eddie Cannonball Baker present king of hoboes and Sylvia Davis last years queen who claims Iowa as her home The parade which starts at 10 am is expected to take about two hours to pass the re viewing stand At the close of the parade the election and coronation of the king and queen will take place The mulligan stew dinner will be served pm The free acts and other enter tainment will fake place Wed nesday afternoon The Chamber of Commerce which is sponsoring the event is making arrangements for a crowd of 25000 Application for Mason City Television Station Filed 104 A DAY CHICAGO arc killing people at the rate of about 101 per day on the nations streets and highways An application for a new lelcvi sion station in Mason City was filed in Washington D C Monday by the newly organized Twin Slate Television Corporation according to Robert M Carson president The application asks authority to operate on channel 3 with approxi mately 25 kilowatts to provide serv ice for Mason City and the sur rounding area Associated with Carson in the new company arc Tctl Sioane and W K Niemnn DCS Moincs vice presidents Joseph Z Marks Des Moines secretary and Norman W Rice treasurer Nate Levinson Mason City attorney is counsel for the new company Carson js president antl general manager and Rice is vice presi dent and sales manager ot Radio Station KSMN Marks and Sloanc are prominent Des Moines attor neys and Nicman is the general agent at DCS Mpines for the Bank ers Life Company and recent re cipient of the community award in that city The television station if granted Twin Slates will cost an eslimaler and will be programmce from noon lo 11 p m each day The slation would affiliate with i national network but no commit ments on this have yet been made according to Carson Since this application is in com petition with the application previ ously filed by Station KGLO Car son pointed out that a hearing wil be required and that it is not ex pcctcd that a final decision will h obtained from the Federal Com ln y Svhmliit EXPECT GOOD Bon CuvinnVwho farms ajtioul four miles east of Mason son Alan 7thc husky oars growing in his cornfield Cumin find neigh bors have estimated Ihc yield could reach as high as 100 bushels an aero He used 350400 pounds of starter fer tilizer an acre on ground that was planted to rye and to sweet clover pasture in 1051 Corn Crop in North Iowa May Set Record Uy KEN SCHMIDT Farm Editor Appointed to Major GOP Post To Operate in All Farm Areas Harold L McKinley the St Anj ar farmer who won national rominciice by ballling the US Department ot Agriculture Tues Iny mimed chairman of a arm Council Organizing Commit ee which Republican lenders said vill serve as a leader oC tremcn lous farm forces for the election f Eisenhower and Nixon In Washington D C Arthur E SiimmcrfioUl chairman of the Rc niblican National Committee said he new organization will operate n nil farming areas of the country iMcKinlcy is a livestock grain incl vegetable farmer and was chairman ot the GOP platform committees agricultural group at he Chicago convention Organize Group Reached by telephonesit St Ans gnr McKinley said any state ment from mo would be fluous at this lime He said he had just from Chicago vvhero considerable work was com pleted on organizing the commit tee We arc very grateful he adtt cd for the many offers of support that arc pouring in from all over the country Anchor Nelson a dairy farmer from Ilulehlnson Minn and a candidate for lieutenant governor of Minnesota will serve as vice chairman Bruce Hardie Scoltsburg 1ml will be executive secretary of the committee which will be the Coa ad Hilton Hotelin Chicago McKinley won prominence in the alions agricultural circlesJn a oiig court battle with USbAovor otato marketing agreements He tiargcd elections establishing the Vurkettng agreements were fraud lent In mnny farm circles Mc inlcy is credited with a moral ictory in the fight because TJSDA Uorncys admitted that McKin eys cliargcs were embarrass ig Tlic department eventually bolishcd the agreements by fail ig to hold further elections on the round the agreements no longer crved any purpose Expanded Summerflelt said the committee will be expanded Into all regions with organizational variations to North Towns 1052 corn crop may be heiulcd for a record year and is considered at least equal at this stage to the bumper crop That was the general opinion Tuesday of farmers and agricultural leaders who see the slack taken up after last years disap pointing season Most of the corn is in the roast ing car stage and is now starling to dent It is as far along now as it was when we had our first frost last year one farmer put it That frost came Sept 28 Elmer Krausc Cerro Gordo County PMA chairman estimated ROBERT M CARSON munications Commission until the end of 1053 All applications he said are the average yield tmiy hit 00 bush els an acre for Ihc county l is even good on he poorer fields he added This compares with the alltime high yield of GO5 bushels an acre for the slate in ISM8 as figured by the stale IMA office The fowa av erage for the last seven years has been 473 bushels an acre according to PMA figures Dick Franklin Ccrro Gordo County extension director csti mated yield at 50 bushels an acre and said that there would be some general damage but no severe dam ago from corn borers This is a good year to observe the results of fertilizer application said Franklin He added that whci leaves lurn yellow at the center am the yellow works out and lowart the tip a lack of nitrogen is in lien led Leaves lhal turn yellow at UK edges first need phosphate while plants that turn purple show a pnt ash deficiency according Lo Frank lin processed according to preestab lished schedules based on area served and existing television serv ice with Mason City number 183 in line A on which number 24 has just been processed ft is our hope said Carson that we can bring to Mason City the finest and best in television service My associates and I are aware of the tremendous potentiali ties in television and we hope to bring to this area the best in net work and local programs An early frost or high winds could reduce yields some but no Lo any great extent most farmers believe Several individual fields in Ccrro Gordo County are expected I yield near 100 bushels an acre Total corn acreage in the is up Ki per cent over 1951 While overshadowed by the ex cellcnt fields of corn soybeans in the area nrc also well advanccc with an estimated per cen podded and filling well Allhougl acreage is lower a high yield pc acre is in prospect Woods Named OPS Leader WASHINGTON rc s 5 d bnl Truman Tuesday named Tighe E Woods now the nations rent con troller to be head of the Office of Price Stabilization Woods will succeed Ellis G Ar mil in UK price post on Sept J Arnalls resignation effective on that date has been in Truman1 hands for some lime Roger L Put nam chief of the Economic Slabi livation Agencies i m a d c the nouncement Woods appoint mcnt after he Woods and Ar nail hdd con ferret with Mr WOODS Truman Putnam said the three hadcom lt the While House together s that Truman could bid farewell t outgoing price stabilizer and t greet the new head of OFS We lose one wonderful chil Arnall but promote another on Putnam said Putnam said he has not yet go around to recommending a sue cessor to Woods as rent controller The rent agency comes tinder Pu nams direction TO ECUADOR WASHINGTON Bourk Flickcnlooper RIa is a membe of a Uniled Stales delegation o eight which is to leave here Tue day to attend the inauguration o Ecuadors new president Docto Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra Sept uit each particular scclion Summcrfield said the organizing orniriittcc willwork in coopera ion with Robert K Goodwin oC es Moincs recently appointed di cctor of Ihc Republican farm divi ion Summcrfield said the new organ zing committee is an oulgrowth of he Republican Farm Councils vhich have been in existence for omc time and ot which McKinley s chairman He continued The Republican Farm Councils vcre organized in the various stales as a spontaneous expression f farmer enthusiasm for a sound Agriculturalprogram in opposition o the Fair Deal demand for the socialistic Brannan plan Iowa Leader The state of Iowa has been a eadcr in this movement but it is now expanding rapidly all over the nation He said that the new organizing program has the approval of the ranking Republicans on the Senata and House Agricultural Commit tees Sen George Aikcn of Vermont and Rep Clifford R Hope of Kansas When Summcrfield two weeks ago named Goodwin to head the GOP farm division the appoint ment brought quiet grumbling from many Iowa Republicans During the GOP National Con vention in Chicago where Goodwin supported Taft until changing his vote on the final ballot McKin ley Gov William S Bcardsley anci 13 other Eisenhower delegates signed a statement saying they disavowed a statement by Good win which implies by direction or indirection that Eisenhower is a Wall Street candidate In Iowa McKinleys appointment was commented on favorably by Beardslcy and State GOP Chair man James S Schramm when newsmen told them Tuesday of the development Fine Appointment This is a fine appointment Beardsley said The Farm Coun cil Organizing Committee which McKinley will chairman and its ;