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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL UH Associated Prras United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 28 1917 This Paper Consists of Two One No 274 OPEN GATES AT NORTH IOWA FAIR NAMEMAXIMOS NEW HEAD FOR GREEK CABINET Tsaldaris Will Return to Government to Fill Foreign Minister Post Athens Demetriqs Maxi mos has been chosen premier it was announced Thursday night He thus will return to the post he vacated last Saturday Sources close to the political situation said Constantin Tsaldar is who had been unable to form a cabinet would return as for eign minister and that General issimo Alexander Papagos likely would be minister of war Papagos was a hero of the GreekItalian fighting in 1941 and is now a court chamberlain Earlier there had been talk that Papagos would become the neutral premier of a broad coal ition government Maximos last cabinet fell when 3 moderate ministers resigned contending that the security min isters had failed in their opposi tion to guerilla warfare They held that Gen Napoleon Zervas minister of public order had been delinquent Zervas is due to return to that post in the revised cabinet Offi cials said Thursday night how ever that he had scheduled a conference with Lincoln McVeagh U S ambassador and there was a possibility he would not accept the public order post again Labor and industry joined to gether to submit a resolution to Greek political leaders urging them to make a sincere effort to form a national government im mediately It urged them to put aside every other motive for the good of the nation Referring to Greek reports of conflict between him and U S Ambassador Lincoln Nacveagh over the Greek crisis Dwight P Griswold told reporters maybe some Greek political leaders are trying to cause a disagreement between us Macveagh previous ly disclaimed the reports Griswold said the American aid mission he heads maintained no political section but he recounted his meetings with Greek poli ticans Of Macveagh he said Estimate 8 Highway Deaths in Iowa During Labor Day Weekend Des Moines can ex pect at least 8 traffic fatalities on its highways over the Labor day weekend Dan Steele director of safety education for the state safe ty department said Thursday Thirty million automobiles will be on the nations highways over the 3day holiday the National Safety council estimated Thursday and it said about 250 persons will be killed in traffic accidents The death toll estimate the council said applies only to im mediate traffic fatalities and does not include persons who die later from injuries suffered in accidents during the 3 days or deaths from other types of accidents Wholesale Food Price Index Goes Up 7 Gents New York Brad streets wholesale food price in dex representing the sum total of the price per pound of 31 foods in general use moved ahead 7 centson August 26 to only 12 per cent under the peak of established on March 4 It represents an increase of 225 per cent over on the cor responding date ayear ago Individual commodities ad vancing were wheat corn rye oats beef lard butter coffee cottonseed oil peanuts and hogs Cocoa and lambs were the only commodities for which declines were listed Weed Killer Approved Spokane Wash new chemical weed killer known as 24D has been recognized by the state for the control of whitetop morning glory and Canadian thistle Previously carbon bisul phide sodium chlorate and borax were the only compounds recom mended by the government SAME While flat no raffio death out 24 boon 35 Are Killed in Norwegian Plane Crackup Oslo Norway Norwe gian airlines flying boat crashed in the Lofoten mountains Thurs day killing all 35 persons aboard the company announced The Sandringham flying boat carried 27 passengers and a crew of 8 It was en route to Stavanger from Tromsoe when the crash oc curred at a m The chief pilot a Capt Buer was a distinguished Norwegian airman Among the victims was the companys chief inspector Jarle Ebbesen The1 big plane burned for sev eral hours after it crashed Eyewitnesses said they heard an explosion echoing through the mountains as the plane plummet ed through the fog and rain The airline said one American citizen identified so far only as Mrs Jess was among those killed Two Czech journalists Jan Reinis of the newspaper Svobodne Vovini and Tatjana Selingerova of the Narona Boroda and a Dane G Heine also were among the dead The others were all Nor wegians Grand Jury Digging Into House Prices Washington if A federal grand jury which already has in dicted 2 realestate organizations on antitrust charges was called back into session Thursday to dig deeper into the national housing price situation The national association of real estate boards and the Washington real estate board were accused in indictments returned Wednesday of conspiring to fix commission rates on property deals in the Dis trict of Columbia Word that the Investigation is far broader however came ftom H Clifford Bangs former presi dent ofthe Washington board After appearing before thegrand juryas a witnesshe said transac tions in such places as Chicago and California also are under study The grand jury investigation began after Attorney General Clark ordered his antitrust di vision to act against any conspira cies to boost housing clothing and food prices Commenting on the first indictments Clark said in a statement Our inquiry into the housing field indicates that artificial re straints on competition such as those involved in this matter hear a definite relation to present high housing costs The indictment charges the na tional associations code of ethics requires members of local boards to charge commissions set by the local It alleges that since Febru ary 1943 brokers commissions on sales of houses here have gone up uniformly 25 to 50 per cent de pending on the price classifica tion At the same time the justice de partment filed a civil antitrust suit against the 2 real estate or ganizations 15 officers and mem bers of the Washington board and Herbert U Nelson executive vice president of the national associa tion Among new electrical appli ations for the farm is a device that cleans a dozen eggs at one time CPL LELAND D FAKTOR Find Body of North lowan in Jap Raid The last of the men lost on Brig Gen James Doolittles historic raid on Tokyo nearly 6 years ago was accounted for Thursday with recovery of the body of a North lowan Cpl Leland D Faktor son of Mr and Mrs Lou Faktor of Plymouth Announcement that Faktors burial place had been found was made by Col Charles F Kearney Dubuque head of the American graves registration service Faktor was buried 450 miles southwest of Shanghai outside the village of Wang Tsun His body was returned to Shanghai by boat and train under a guard of honor The grave was on a sloping hill side overlooking green rice pad dies It was marked by a small flat monument bearing crudely etched aircorps wings fashioned by the country people Faktor was identified through a gold ring silver name bracelet and a crumpled glove bearing his initials Of the crewmen followed Doolittle on the flightj 73 survived and 7 were lost Three were ex ecuted by the Japaneseat Shang hai It was believed that Faktor was in one of 3 bombers that made crash landings on the Chinese coast He may have been rescued by Chinese peasants who buried him when he succumbed to in juries The North lowan was one of 80 men who without knowing Japan was to be the objective volunteered to join the raiding party led by Brig Gen James H Doolittle on April 18 1942 An nouncement that he had been killed in action in the raid and buried with military honors somewhere in China was re ceivedhere the following May He was awarded the distin guished service cross posthum ously for extraordinary achieve ment in the daring raid also the purple heart both of which were presented to his parents at Ply mouth The 21 year old hero was the only lowan killed in the history making raid and theonly North lowan to volunteer to bomb the then unknown objective He en tered the service on Aug 8 1941 Sentence Postponed Coeur DAlene Idaho Sentencing of LeRoy Gardner 16 year old confessed auto thief had to be postponed because jailers couldnt get him to court Other prisoners had jammed the cell lock and iit took a locksmith 5 hours to open the door AFL HEADS MAY REFUSE TO SIGN NONRED PAPER Move Will Constitute Major Boycott of NLRB by 2 Biggest Unions Washington UP AFL hinted Thursday that its top na tional officials may join CIO lead ers in refusing to sign noncom munist affidavits under the Taft Hartley act Such a move would constitute a major boycott of the national labor relations board by the na tions 2 biggest labor organiza tions Under the new law union officials must sign the noncom munist statements before their unions can get Wagner act pro tection under the NLRB It would bar all well as and local unions from using the boards services Robert N Denham new boarc general counsel has ruled tha under the act the top national officers of both AFL and CIO must swear they are not com munists if any affiliates woulc use board services The AFL and CIO together claim 13000000 cli ents of the NLRB The hint that the 15member AFL executive council might re fuse to sign the affidavits came in the weekly AFL news service which said the council would de cide its course at a meeting in Chicago Sept 8 While there is not the slightest suspicion of a red tinge among the membership of the executive council a fundamental principle is involved in the filing of such affidavits which makes the deci sion whether to comply a weighty one the AFL publication said The only alternative to sign ing the statements tfie organ added would be to boycott the services of the NLRB altogether This is the first sign that the top AFL policymaking body may be considering an NLRB boycott The CIOs executive board recom mended such a policy last July Its top officers have so tar refused to sign the noncommunist affi davits Actually the AFL council con tains no one suspected of com munist leanings The CIO group on the other hand includes in its membership one openly avowed communist Ben Gold president oJ the Fur and Leather Workers union The AFL council includes Pres idents William Hutcheson of the Carpenters union John L Lewis of the miners David Dubinsky oi the Ladies Garment Workers and Dan Tobin of the Teamtsers 14 Former War Planes and 4 Army Jets Ready for Bendix Air Race Los Angeles UP Fourteen converted war planes and 4 army P80 jet planes were lined up Thursday for Saturdays Los An geles to Cleveland Bendix air race Col Leon W Gray winner of the jet division race last year with an average flying speed of 572 miles an hour was among the entries The jets were not eligible for the standard race GlobeCfazettc Photo END OF THE North Iowa fair is the end of the line for most of the 4H baby beeves They go on the auction block Monday afternoon and most of them go from the sales ring to the slaughterhouse Ronald Prescott Clear Lake is taking the lead rope of the baby beef which belongs to his brother Dale his back turned in the truck Each of the boys has 2 calves which made a load with the straw for their bedding GlobeGlzetle Photo EARLY BIRDS These youngsters were at the gate promptly at 9 oclock Thursday morning official time for the opening of the ticket sales They got no tickets how ever Kenet Pearce is telling them that anyone 12 years old or under gets in free at any time Friday afternoon Childrens day those 15 or under get in free North Iowa Fair Program THURSDAY high school band on midway City municipal band concert Lynch Death Dodgers DAY Pantry stores Mrs A J Marken Girls county 4H club demonstrations Mrs Margaret Pratt County 4H baby beeves M Fabricius County 4H beef heifers M Fabricius District dairy cattle Paul Brasch District beef heifers M Fabricius high school band on midway City municipal band concert Lynch Death Dodgers and acts Golden wedding couples day high school band concert revue Cameos of 1947 featuring Lottie Mayers Dis appearing Water Ballet SATURDAY 4H district demonstrations Mrs Margaret Pratt Open class beef cattle M Fabricius Open class dairy cattle Paul Brasch District hogs and sheep Carroll Plager Open class hogs and sheep Carroll Plager 4H colts and saddle horses M Fabricius and breads Mrs A J Marken of Cerro Gordo county 4H officers high school band concert on midway City municipal band concert races and acts Boys 4H county demonstrations Clifford E Cairnes high school band concert revue SUNDAY Lake high school band on midway City municipal band concert Livestock parade races of Commerce mens glee club Lake high school band concert revue DAY district demonstration teams Cliff Cairnes District judging contest livestock auction Lambs Pigs Baby beeves City municipal band concert Miller rodeo City municipal band concert Miller rodeo Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Warm and humid Thursday night and Friday Low Thursday night 70 High Friday 90 to 95 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Somewhat warmer Friday Low Thursday night 60 to 65 north and 65 to 70 south High Friday 9096 Minnesota Fair Thursday night Somewhat warmer north and central portions Friday in creasing cloudiness and warm er with scattered showers north and west portions IN MASON CITY llobe Gazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 89 Minimum 62 At 8 a m Thursday 67 YEAR AGO Maximum 79 Minimum 52 Boy Stung to Death by Swarm of Wasps Memphis Tenn stung 7yearold Billy Fulkerson to death Billy apparently upset a wasp nest in the barn of his suburban home Wednesday and was stung at least 50 times on the left hand both arms chest and face He died enroute to the hospital Rankin Tosses Hat in Ring for Bilbos Seat Tupelo Miss John E Rankin who has rep resented the first Mississippi dis trict in congress since 1920 an nounced his candidacy Wednesday for the seat in the United States senate of the late Theo G Bilbo Rankin like Bilbo long an ad vocate of white supremacy in the south is the 3rd candidate to enter the race in the November 4 gener al election The 2 others are state supreme court clerk Tom Q Ellis of Jackson and Circuit Judge John Stcnnis of DeKalb 4000 Pack Stands for 1st Auto Races Approximately 4000 spectators entirely filled the grandstand and part of the bleachers Thursday afternoon at the North Iowa fair as opening day auto races got underway Although far behind the first auto race day which fell on Satur day last year the attendance was considerably ahead of the first day of the 1946 fair when no admittance was charged at the gates and no accurate account was kept according to SecretaryManager M C Lawson Emory Collins Billy Snyder Bayliss Levrett and other stars of dirt track got oft to a slow start in the auto races because of a wet track The track was well sprinkled eary in the morning in expecta tions of a hot sunny day It re sponded slowly to attempts to dry it out when officials real ized that frequent cloudy spells UN Refuses to Sidestep Egypt Issue Lake Success N Y United Nations security council rejected Brazils plan for sending the AngloEgyptian dispute back into private negotiations Thursday by the narrow margin of one vote Colombian Delegate Alfonso Lo pez after announcing that he en dorsed the principle of the Bra zilian plan dealt the killing blow by abstaining from the vole in stead of voting for the resolution Russia and Syria also abstained Poland voted against the proposal while 6 short of the necessary it Delegates surprised by the Co lombian action and frustrated in their desire to quit in midday for a weeks vacation were called immediately into afternoon ses sion to consider a new Colombian proposal calling for slightly stronger council action in the case The Brazilian proposal would have recommended a resumption of negotiations between Egypt and Great Britain on evacuation of British troops from the Nile val ley and would have required both parties to report progress begin ning Jan 1 Lopez new proposal would call for a resumption of negotiations with a view to the complete evac uation of British troops at the earliest possible date Soviet Delegate Andrei Gromy ko said it would be fruitless to order Egypt and Great Britain to resume negotiations of Egypts de mand for immediate evacuation of British forces from all the Nile valley and termination of the pre dominantly British rule of the Sudan Deceitful Weather Puts ManMade Rain Into Another Town Anadarko Ok la Dry Chickasha Okla residents pon dered the deceitful ways of Okla homa weather Thursday after rain which had been intended for them fell in nearby Anadarko Three Chickasha men Son King Gordon Jones and CJaude Welch dumped 105 pounds of dry ice into a cloud 13500 feet over Chickasha hoping to make it rain in that city It rained all right but by the time the dry ice had worked the cloud was overAuadarko 19 miles west and Anadarko enjoyed a onehalf inch shower Chickasha stayed dry Landis Widow Dies Chicago fP Mrs Winifred Reed Landis 75 widow of Kene saw Mountain Landis first com missioner of organized baseball and former federal judge died Wednesday night heart disease She was born in Ottawa 111 Inside For Truman Pope Pius XH Disclose Letters Between President Truman and Pope See page 2 State Park Attendance May Exceed 3000000 See page 6 Albert Lea Packers Defeat Seniors 125 See page 17 Mason City GI Builds House for Sec page 19 were working against them The William T Collins carni val a double show brought in from 2 Minnesota county fairs appeared to be the largest which ever has shown at the North Iowa fair Why you could get lost in there commented one youngster My feet are tired already was his companions answer as they stood in front of the mana gers office and looked back down the aisles of the shows and con cessions which converged at that point Judging got under way imme diately with the opening of the fair Mrs Margaret Pratt started with the 4H booths Mrs A J Marken Hampton judged the textiles L C Grove Iowa state extension horticultur ist judged the horticulture ex hibits and Miss Helen Fullerton Mason City checked the educa tion exhibits Judging of the 4H dairy cattle by Paul Brascfy Waterloo and the swine and sheep by Carroll Plager Austin Minn also got under way Thursday The baby beeves will be judged Friday The open class exhibits of live stock will not be judged until Sat urday and the entries will be slim meanwhile because of a decision by state fair officialsto hold all livestock entered there until Fri day night Previously they had agreed to let North Iowa fair ex hibitors leave Thursday Jimmy Lynch and his Death Dodgers already are on hand for their exhibit of daredevil driving Thursday evening in front of the grandstand They also are sched uled on the Friday afternoon pro gram Friday in addition to being Childrens day also will see the honoring of Golden Wedding couples atthe afternoon grand stand show E R Steinberg chair man stressed that the program wasfor couples and not indi viduals Residents of the veterans trail er camp on the south side of 19th street announced that they would operate a parking lot throughout the fair A charge of 25 cents a car will be made regardless of the time involved All proceeds are to be used for the purchase of playground equipment at the trailer camp The Goodyear blimp Mayflow er also here for the fair will be flying above the grounds and city throughout the afternoon and eve ning In the afternoon KGLOs news editor Chuck Hilton will make a wire recording from the blimp which will be used on his p m newscast The airship also will display KGLO news flashes in neon on its sides as it sails above the city Thursday evening Packinghouse Workers Vote to Stay Away From Jobs at Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids pack inghouse workers at the Cedar Rapids plant of Wilson and com pany voted at a mass meeting Thursday morning to remain away from their jobs pending re sumption of negotiations of a pay rate dispute Wednesday a union spokesman had announced that the workers would return to their jobs Thurs day morning but later in the day he said they probably would re main away because the company had refused to meet with union representatives ijntil 10 a m Thursday Send Jap General to Gallows for Beheading 2 US Pilots in War Yokohama IP A Japanese general was sentenced to be hanged and 7 other Japanese re ceived prison terms Thursday aft er an 8th army commission found them guilty of responsibility in the beheading of 2 American fliers Their defense was that the fliers 1st Lt Robert M Nelson of Minneapolis Kans and Algy Stanley Augunas of Bay Shore N in in discriminate bombings in the Osaka area ;