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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT E NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTHIOWANS NEIGH I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIIl AssocUtcd Press and United Pica Full Lease wtres MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27 1952 This Putter of Uwa One No 274 dlai Raps McC s Ou of Queen Sylvio ReElected Scoop Shovel Scottie Elected King of Hobos By KEN SCHMIDT GlobcGazctte Representative KKIir Scoop Shovel Scottie of New York City find around was crowned King of the Hobos to climax Britts Hobo Day celebration Wednesday He had been trying for the honor for 18 years Queen Sylvia Davis of Middletown was elected to reijn another year when no contestant appeared An esti mated 20000 persons jammed Britts main street and overflowed the residential section with cars in order to watch the evenl The coronation ceremonies fol Tk A V 15 A r A r GlolicCinzoHe nliolo by Mussel lined the streets ol Britt as the parade wound its way through packed streets An estimated 20000 persons flocked to Britt for the annual Hobo Day Celebration that included corona tion ceremonies ball game n carnival and the servingof Mulligan stew lowed a long parade lhat included the royal contestants bands from Britt and Algona Miss Iowa Miss Carolyn Hill of Cedar Falls and numerous floats Mulligan Stew Immediately after the corona tion ceremony huge quantilies of mulligan stew a hobo delicacy was served The crowd began ar riving early Wednesday morning and by 9 am the entire carniva was in full operation Introduced to the crowd at the coronation ceremonies by Mastci of Ceremonies Chuck Hilton were Ihe following hoboes defined by Webster to be migrant workers Ernest Soward 72 of Mnysvillc Ky who has been on the road for 10 years and has been in every state in the Union Paul Fuchs a 30year hobo vet eran from Waterloo who has trav eled in every state west of the River Fuchs who Florida maintained Mississippi winters in vi that if a hoTjo had much money somebody would hijack him First Visit Gil Colin more of Long Island NY who was making his first trip to Iowa and intends to return to Brilt every year He has trav eled all over the US and Europe Harry Beetison or King David of Ashland Neb the beuhiskcred exking who had been at every Britt hobo celebration the past 20 years The 69yenr old Beelison was perched on the shovel of a manure loader in the paradcand recited poetry to the crowd Hot Shot Benson of Charles City who led the band briefly dur ing the parade and appeared with a jumbo cigar Black Foot Charlie of Vinton a 17yearold with three years ex perience who campaigned to get the hobos a square deal Me of fered them youth and ambition Burlington Pete of Iowa the youngest at 16 who called hiinsel an apprentice hobo and who hai traveled throughout the cast An interested visitor at the cere Rankin Loses Election for Nomination JACKSON Miss John Rankin the Jasl of Mississippi oldschool White supremacists anc denouncer of Yankees has lost his scat to his former colleague Rep Thomas Abernethy Rankin and Abernethy were op ponents because the State Lcgisla lure combined their districts last April lo eliminate a congressiona seat lost in the 1050 census Rankin conceded defeat Wednes day after unofficial returns from 34J of Ihe districts 358 precincts in Tuesdays state Democratic pri mary showed Abcrnclhy 20903 Rankin 205G8 The 40yearold Abernethy was reserved about dethroning the 70 yearold dean of the Mississippi congressionaldelegation who was seeking his 17th term in the House Aberncfhys viclory statement said he had been Rankins friend during his own 10year tenure in Congress and I regret we found ourselves in the same district thus making pur opposition unavoid Rankin chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee was coauthor of the bill creating the Tennessee Valley Authority mony was Charlie Reading England Beaslcy o who spoke briefly from the stage saying he had never seen anything like H Wholesale Food Prices Again Peak NEW YORK MVWholesale food prices inched to another new 1952 high this week according to the Dun Bradstrcct index At Ihe index compared wilh lasl week It was 28 per cent below the yearago level of S689 FARMER DIES STORM LAKE Francis 79 well known farmer and slock buyer died Tuesday of a heart ailment He had lived on the same farm near here 47 years He is by his widow Laura six children 14 grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren Wants Action on Iowa Park Dams DES MOfNES Wil liam S Beardslcy told Iowas legis lative interim committee Wedncs day he would like to see action taken before winter on m engi nccrs criticism of dams at fou artificial lakes The governors appearance be fore the commiltee followed Tucs days announcemenl lhat the stale Conservation Commission h a c asked a University of Iowa special ist for an evaluation of the cngi necrs report OlolicOazcttn pholo lySchmidt KTwr TO ir 2 pnolo nySchmli I KING IS of Ceremonies Chuck Hil ton places the crown on the head of Scoop Shovel Scottio kingof the hobos as Sylvia Davis queen of the hobos watches The coronation highlighted the annual Hobo Day celebration at Britt House Probers Disagree Over Jury Obstruction WASHINGTON investigators disagreed along lines Wednesday on whether the Justice Depart ment obstructed a federal grand jury inquiry into Sfc Loni ax scandals Rep Kenneth B Keating RNY said louse Judiciary subcommit Taft to Meet Eisenhower to Decide Role Ike Announces Campaign Tour NEW YORK WVSen Robert A Taft said Wednesday he probably will meet with Gen Dwight Eisen hower shortly after Sept 10 to dis cuss the senators role in the Re publican presidential campaign Tafl in his Murray Bay Canada vacation spot said that he expects to speak for Eisenhower and thc Republican ticket but doesnt know yel how extensive his campaigning will be Defeated Thc Ohio senator was defeated for thc GOP nomination by Eisen hower in a bitter battle and there have been sonic reports thai Tafl although he promised support of the ticket immediately after the July convention might not take an active part in the campaign The senator made it clear that lie is prepared take the slump for Eisenhower but lu added he will not engage in any whisllc slop campaigning Gov Thomas 13 Dewey of New York spreading victory predic tions said thai his own campaign ing for Gen DwighlD Eisenhower will be confined lo New York state Spend Hour and New York stale He publican legislative leaders spent an hour wilh Ihe Republican prosi denlial nominee M e a n w bile Eisenhower an nounced his firsl major campaign trip a doublecircle route Unit will carry him through strategic voting ircas in the South and Middlewcsl Leaving New York Sept 2 he vill make appearances in M cities n 10 states Thc schedule also in cludes speeches in New York am hilatlclphia Thc itinerary Sept New York Sept Ga and Jack onvillc and Miami Pla Sept Fla Birming ham Ala Little Rock Ark and return New York Sept Philadelphia Sept Sept Kasson and Minneapolis Minn Sept 7 no appointments Sept 0 Sept Ind Sept New York ry of TELLSRESCUE STORYSStft CharlcH D Meridian Miantells reporters about his night on a lilc ralt in Ihe Gulf of Mexico after the B17 on which he was a crewman was shot down by mistake by a jet fighter Another crew member was rescued with Tones The Air Force Wednesday was pressing a search for six more crewmen who are missing Says U S Proposes Assistance for Iran LONDON sources said the United States and Britain submitted broad proposals to Iran Wednesday designed to settle the AngloIranian oil disputeand avert possible Red coup in the troubled Jraniun kingdom The proposals were said to provide for an emergency American aid program some important British con cessions to tbe government of Pro inier Mohammed Mossadegh in th ec had uncovered an abuse Jof the judicial system in thc nl jlegecl attempt by certain Justice Department officials to block thc jurys investigation He told a reporter the finger poinli directly at Ellis N Slack now acting assistant attorney gen eral in charge of thc tax division for trying to impede the intfiiiry Rep Bryon G Rogers DColo said however you couldnt tell yet from thc evidence presented to the subcommittee whether Iherc was any atlempt to prevent or slow down lax fraud prosecutions Rogers said there was All About The Weather Mason Cify Partly cloudy and continued warm Wednesday and Wednesday night Iowa Mostly fair Wednesday aft ernoon warmer northeast half Partly cloudy and continued warm Thursday Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness not much change in tem perature Wednesday night and Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum gi Minimum 08 At 8 a m 74 Precipitation 33 no evi dence yet that the tax fraud case wore ready for prosecution at the time Slack allegedly approved in advance the grand jurys par tial report in March 19SI finding no evidence of wrongdoing Slack declined comment pending his scheduled appearance before the subcommittee Thursday when it resumes hearings into charge the Justice Department exerted improper influence in thc St Louif tax cases Thc subcommittee sai teslimony from an important1 mystery witness would wind up thc hearings Thursday Dulles Raps Foreign Policy Offers Plan to Disintegrate Soviet Empire Nl YynJohn Dulles rapped American foreign SnuiM r Cdncsday Proposed a plan lo disintegrate thc empire of Soviet Communism from within The Republican foreign policy adviser delivered his sharp attack n an address prepared for delivery before thc American Political Sci ence Association He called upon the United States to pay Son alien lion to Ihe peoples and problems of Asia Africa and South America and M nlaining Communism Already it is overextended covering 800 million people of whal vcrc recently 19 different independent nations Thc structure rnnlri be cracked by passive resistance slowdown and That would happen if our nation would today exert thc same type hornS0 JAll0 that wc cxcrtcd durine thc first Century of nc republic At that time we symbolized freedom and we gave moral md sometimes material support to those elsewhere who sought liberty iy a frrphf fnl iuf On Sept 6 in the Kasson Minn speech at the National Plowing Contesl Eisenhower will speak on the same program as Democratic Candidate Adlai Stevenson Henderson New Rent Director Replacing Woods WASHINGTON wi James M Henderson Wednesday was named the new Director of Rent Stabili zation Henderson now general counsel of the E c on o m i c Stabilization Agency succeeds Tighe 13 Woods Woods was moved up Tuesday from the rent post to head of the office of price stabilization Holh the Henderson and Wonds appointments are effective Mon day Woods succeeds Ellis C Ar nall former Georgia governor as price chief Economic Stabilizer Roger L Putnam announced Hendersons appointment Jfcnderson IO has been in Washington nearly 20 years com ng here first as aide to the late Sen Morris Sheppard of Texas festering 18monthold oil row U S Ambassador Loy Ifcnde son and British Charge dAffaire George MJddloton conferred wit Mossadegh for three hours VVcdnet day in what the informants her described as the weightiest Wes cm bid lo eml the deadlock ye made The informants gave thi account Henderson told Mossadegh Ih Unilcd Slates Is ready lo pilch i several million dollars worth o aid lo tide Iran over her immedi ate economic dlfficultics Middlclon indicateci Britain i prepared lo enter dirccl talks 01 the vital question of compensalioi for the estimated one and onchai billion dollars oil industry built u by the governmentcontrolled An Iranian Oil Company AIOC which Iran nationalized last year Collecting More Income Taxes DES MOINES Iowa Ta Commission officials said Wcdnes day they arc collecting about 000 additional slate income lax each week as arcsull of checking federal returns against those filec wilh the state Study is made whenever a case is found where there is a discrcp ancy in a taxpayers gross income reports to the state and fcclera governments SAME Black flax menu truffle In pasl I Egypt Asks for Automatic Weapons CAIRO Egypt Egypts re form government hasasked the United Stales to supply automatic weapons for an increased mobile police force Premier Aly Manor also ap pealed for American economic aid and technical advice to help raise the countrys living standard MORE FUEL DES MOINES fowans have bought 18 million gallons more motor vehicle fuel so far this year than they did in the correspond ing period in 1951 Say Commies Work Through Radio Video Keep Criticizing Capitalistic Way WASHINGTON Senate sub committee report said Wednesday that proCommunist script writers arc spreading subtle propaganda over the nations radio and tele vision airwaves The thing is subtle the rcporl of the Senate Internal Sccurily Subcommillce quoted Script Writer Ruth Adams Knight as tcslifying at closed door hearings Miss Knighl denouncing Com munists and Communism said pro Communist script writers stop short of laying down the party inc in Ihcir program scripts but skillfully weave into them a con stant derision of the capitalistic system They aim she said it the sim ple people who listen to the radio who would turn off outright Com munist propaganda In fwcslionandanswer tcslimony uioled by the subcommitteeMiss Knight and Wclbourn E KelJey dc louncctl Ira Marion a onetime icript writer for Voice of America nliCammunisl propaganda broad jasts beamed lo Israel Bolh swore hal in private life Marion is an dcntifiable proCommunist Hearsts Fortune From Estate LOS ANGELES Millj cnt V Hearst wants 2W million ollars from the estate of her late usband Publisher William Ran olph Hearst In a suit filed Tuesday she said Tearst died owing her ndcr Iwo agreemenls signed in 921 and 1927 giving her up lo 00 monlhly for support of herself nd their five sons Sometimes he iled to make these payments she Stevenson Asks Strortg Defense Major Drive for Eastern Votes By DON WHITEHEAD NEW YORK MlGov Adtai Slev ensoii vyedncsday coldly accused the attackers of Gen George C Marshall ofhiding under a cloak of patriotism which he called this last refuge of scoundrels Shortly b c f o re Gov Steven son spoke the Legion convention adopted a resolution demanding Lhe dismissal of Secretary of Slale Dean Achcson and those in his department found wanting in the proper activation of their duly 16 Iheir Adopted overwhelmingly by voice vote the resolution declared Lhul the Stale Deparinicnl requires and stalwart leaders and asserted our patience is ex hausted Life Term Earlier the Legion urged life im prison muni for persons caught a third timeillegally possessing or peddling narcotics Stevenson did not use any names in his attackbut left no doubt that one of thomqiji Itirgels of his bitter blast was Republican Sen Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin one lime recipient ofanAmerican Legion award for Americanism McCarthy lias accusedMarshall or me r Secretary of Stale and for mer Secretary of Defense of being arty to a plot against the secur ty of his own country Surpritt Outburst Stevenson launched his surprise unburst in a speech written for the Legion conychtion meet ng in Madison Square Garden vhere GOP Presidential Nominee wight D Elsenhower spoke only wo days ago Also Stevenson figuratively vaggetl a finger under the Legions osc and told them he not libmit to any pressures from the region if he thought their demands verc excessive or in conflict with he public interest It was a fighting speeph with pa riotism as the theme arid through ran a plea to defend freedom nought in the fight Against Com munism Stevenson assailed Communism s the death of the sod but he ddcdfreedom of thought is being menaced by overzealous patriots Defense He called for a strong national cfensc and the reslrained use oC mcricas power to promote free om justice and peace in the orld He old Legionnaires patriotism is not short frenzied outbursts oC motion but Ihe tranquil and leady dedication of a lifetime Then in his first major drive for oles in the East Stevenson said icrc are men among us who use patriotism as a club for attacking ther Americans He What can we say ir the man who proclaims himself then for political or erspnal reasons attacks he pa iolism of faithful public servants Shocking Example f give you as a shocking ex ample the atlacks which have been made on the loyalty and the motives of our great wartime Chief of Staff General Marshall To me this is Ihe type of pa triotism which is in Dr Johnsons phrase the last refuge of scoun drels The Legion speech was the open ing gun in Stevensons big bid for Eastern support in the November it was to be followed by a busy round of speeches and political confabs in New York and New Jersey Tuesday night at his Springfield Til headquarters it wasan nounced Stevenson l will f begin i a 7600miIe tour Sept 5 whichvwiH carry him into nine Westernstates Stevenson made only one refer ence to Eisenhower in his speech He The fact that a great general andI are competing can ;