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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N I W SPA PER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWA NS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 5 1952 This Pupev Consists at Two One No 231 GlobeGazette pholo by M us sen AWAY FROM THE the shores all around the lake thousands of per sons watched the brilliant fireworks display at Clear Lake Friday night This scene was taken from the state fish hatchery Huge Crowd at Clear Lake Parade Rodeo Fireworks on Days Program Story and Picture Page 8 CLEAR LAKE One of the largest crowds in the history of lake celebrations attended the July 4 observance here Friday Among the big events of the day were the street parade water ac tivities rodeo band concerts and the waterfront exhibition of aqua bats and aquabelles in the evening FloatCompetition Competition among floats fea tured the morning parade Win ners included Civic Division Music Mothers Club Danish Sisterhood Civic League Patriotic Division VFW Post and Auxiliary Daughters of Union Veterans Amvet Post and Auxiliary Rural Peppy Pals 4H Daughters of the Land 4H Burchinal Church Circle Commercial Lake Mirror and Reporter Lake Shore Hotel Hughes Brothers Serv ice Station and Nelson Standard Tank Wagon Prizes of and were awarded to the winners Judges were Mrs James Koons Mrs John C Bartlett and MTS M D Newson Scurry to Beaches An afternoon high temperature of 88 sent crowds scurrying to Clear Lakes beaches The sun beat down from a cloudless sky that promised good weather for the en tire July 4 weekend Tommy Erwin ii son of Dr H H Erwin Rockford dentist was taken to the Cedar Valley Hospital at Charles City Friday night fol lowing a fall as he was getting down from the bleachers on the lake front after the evening cele bration at Clear Lake His left shoulder was injured He was given medical attention at Clear Lake and later taken to the hospital Beardsley Raps Taft on Delegates CEDAR RAPIDS Robert A Tafts opposition to a statement by 25 Republican governors on contested delegates to Chicago drew a verbal blast from Gov William S Beardsley Friday night Taft said the governors were wrong in requesting that none of the delegates for contested scats be allowed to vote on seating other contested delegates Beardsley said This shows the intemperate at titude Sen Taft has toward every one who doesnt agree with him He is right and 25 governors are wrong Everybody is out of step but you can quote me on that MASON CITYAN BACK SEATTLE Harold E Anderson 058 JGth N E is one of 1868 Army troops from Korea who arrived here aboard tho Navy transport Marine Lynx Ike Gets Donkey Laugh AMES braying donkey symbol of the Democratic and a power failure gave General Dwight D Eisenhower a bad time Friday night As 5000 people listened in the Ames High School stadi um to the general begin his speech a donkey behind the speaker stand brayed loudly The crowd broke into laughter The general appeared slumped for a moment then he said A friendly veteran isnt he A few minutes later the power failed and the loud speaker wen dead Ike fliiished Ms speech shouting to be heard Then the speaker came on again full force Eight lowans Lose Lives in Motor Vehicle Mishaps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eight lowans bave been killed in motor vehicle accident during the first half of the holiday weekend In addition three Iowa youths drowned Friday while swimming in un supervised places The dead Revere Brooker 48 Dallas Center Mrs Owen Grady 72 Waukee Morrison 25 Chariton Floyd Oshel 57 of near Nevinville Earl E Leonard 21 of near Logan Larry DeKlotz G near Shcllsburg Calvin P Van Koolen 22 and Kenneth Van Gorp 22 both o New Sharon Lowell Wiggins 17 and Donald Miller 15 both of the Prairie City community Jack Dooley14 Davenport TwoCar Crash Brooker and Mrs Grady were killed in a twocar collision four miles west of Tndianola on High way 02 Friday Four other persons in the Brooker car were injured Morrison was killed Thursday night when the car in which he was riding skidded on gravel on a turn near Humcston and overturned Oshel was killed Friday when his tractor overturned into a ditch near his home Leonard was killed Friday when the trailer of a semitrailer truck broke loose and collided with his car about seven miles south of Council Bluffs on Highway 275 Larry son of Mr and Mrs Robert DcKIotz was killed Thursday night when his bicycle collided with a car on a road in front of the family home near Shellsburg Home ori Furloughs Van Kooten and Van Gorp sol diers stationed at Fort Hood Tex and en route home on furloughs were killed in a headon crash of two cars 15 miles north of Butler Mo Friday Four other Iowa sol diers in the car were injured Wiggins and Miller drowned Fri day while swimming in a pond on the farm of William Van Zee miles northwest of Prairie City Dooley drowned after stepping into a 32foot hole in the Wapsip inicon River 15 miles north of Dav enport Friday and was swept away by the current BRIDGE WIDENING WASHINGTON A bil which would authorize Ihe widening of a bridge over the Mississippi River between Bcttendorf Iowa and Mo line 111 was passed Friday by the Senate House and sent lo the While Order Investigation of Alien Office WASHINGTON investiga tion of the Alien Properly Office which handles firms seized from the enemy during World War II has been ordered by Altorncy General McGrancry as the next tep in his government cleanup drive McGrancry said Saturday he has ordered an independent and com plete probe of the agency once headed by Harold I Baynton one of three assistant attorneys gen eral whose resignations were ac ccpled recently by the new allor ney general MacArthur Vice President Boom Thunders in Chicago Angry Ike Carries Fight to Chicago CHICAGO Ml Dwight D Eisenhower carried his battle with Sen Robert A Taft for the GOP presidential nomination into this convention city itself Saturday de claring lf they give me this Its going to be a slugging match right from the beginning to the end Taft riding ahead in the dele gate count on a Tcxasbonie surge toward the nomination planned to fly in later Saturday from Wash ington There Saturday morning Taft accused Eisenhower of mak ing wild charges because he hasnt the delegate strength to win A big crowd with blaring bands greeted Eisenhower and his wife when their campaign special rolled into North Western station at am The once relaxed and affable jeneral was fighting mad at what lie called the efforts of a little group of arrogant men to steal ihe nomination from him Friday the general turned loose at Denison Iowa a blast against the Taft people when tic said the Chicago nomination fight is a struggle for honor decency and respect in politics Taft in turn charged Eisenhow ers forces arc filling the air with libel and vituperation over the Republican national committees award Friday of 22 Texas dele gates to Taft as against 16 to Eii enhoWer j y A third candidate for the nomi nation Californias Gov Ear Warren is due in Chicago at pm GST Saturday night Har old E Stasscn also a contender ar rived Friday night Rush for Adjournment By HERBERT FOSTER WASHINGTON and louse conferees whipped through i stack of bills Saturday to push them to the floor for a vote by the tying 82nd Congress With political conventions and lome fencefixing in mind the egislalors were triviug to wind up heir work by Saturday night Floor Action Senators and representatives striving to adjust differences in various bills begun clearing them or floor action by both chambers jy late afternoon When members of both chambers inally clear their desks Saturday light it was likely that President Irumaus budget requests of slightly more than billion will lave been cut by about billion One of the big bills lo clear SenateHouse conferees for floor nction was a supplemental appro bill providing about illion for foreign aid a bigger ilomic energy program and other purposes Senate House conferees also agreed on a compromise bill which will boost social security and pub ic assistance benefit payments by an estimated million a year Scrap Threatened Even the last act the session threatened a scrap Senate a House administration leaders were determined to adjourn Congress sine keeps until the next Congress1 meets in January Butv Senate Kepublican Leader Bridges told newsmen he might move to reocss subject to call of the leaders keeping Con gress on call lo come back nflei the conventions it the steel strike Neil Carlson Takes Soap Box Derby Story and picture page 14 About the happiest boy in North Iowa Saturday was Neil Carlson 13 of Mason City who won Mason Citys July 4 Soap Box Derby and an allexpense Irip to Akron O to compete in the AllAmcrican finals Aug 10 Some 6000 persons lined S Fed eral Avenue in Mason City Friday afternoon to watch the Derby in which 36 youngsters entered cars The Soap Box Derby winner re ceived a bicycle In second place was Albert Tnlzman Vi M22 Carolina Place N1C who also won a bicycle Every olhcr contestant in the race received prizes which includ ed lool boards power Inols camcr and a portable radio TRIP TO the championship of the Mason City Soap Box Derby Fri day and will represent his hometown in the AllAmerican finals at Akron 0 AUK 10 At right is Albert Tolzman 12 who was in second place Both youngsters won bi cycles Carlson holds the T IT Keating plaque mark of the local champion Keating is general manager of Chev rolet Motors Division Genera Motors Corp The Ccrro Gordo County championships were sponsored jointly by the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce the S R Chevrolet and the GlobeGazotte Congress Clears Money Bills New Gl Bill WASHINGTON UP A new Gl Bill of Rights that will cost an estimated billion a year was sent to the White House Sat urday for signature It provides for persons who have served In the armed forces since outbreak of Korean war free schooling loan guarantees mustering out pay unemploy ment compensation and other benefits similar to the Gl Bill of World War II s not settled House Democratic leaders reported only scattered sentiment for a temporary recess and Speaker Sam Rayburn was ietcrmincd to adjourn Major Legislation As Congress went into its final sprint this was the status of ma jor legislation MILITARY The military money bill carrying funds to provide a USwing Air Force by mid1955 was awaiting action by the Senate It also includes a rid er which would provide 15a month combat pay for member1 of the armed services attached to combat units in Korea MILITARY CONSTRUCTION A compromise bill awaited action by both Houses The compromise reached Friday night authorizes military construc tion around the world to give the United States a ring of bases from which to blast a potential enemy CIVIL bill to fi nance flood control projects and rivers and harbors developments was still in a conference commit tee ATOMICFOREIGN bill carrying about billion lo fi nance atomic expansion foreign aid and the military construction program was stil being drafted in a SenateHouse Conference Com mittee STATE JUSTICE AND COM MERCE A compromise 981710 bill to finance the Stale Justice and Commerce depart ments was awaiting action by the Senate It would bar U S funds for the international materials conference which allocates strate gic materials among 28 nations House bill to freeze farm support prices for basic crops at their present high levels through J955 was being comprom ised in a SenateHouse Committee with a Senate Bill which would extend the present dual computa tion of parity for farm products Toft Points for First Ballot Blitz Wins 76 Con tested Delegate Votes By LYLE CWILSON CHICAGO MacArthur forvicc president boom was thun dering in this convention city Sat urday as Taft managers maneu vered for a first ballot nomination Sen Robert A Tafts associates n public and private were speak ing well MacArthur as a run ning mate Fprmer President ttcrbcrt Hoover was believed to bo a key man in plans fora Mac ArlhurTnft ticket 530 AV Wticpholo ANGRY Porter back to head of the Texan Eisenhower faction pushes back a group of demonstrators that were ribbing him cfuring a TV inter view in the corridor of the Conrad Hilton Hotel in Chicago At right is Sen lames Duff of Pennsylvania and in center is TV commentator Clifton Utley The demonstration was brought oiVby the chasing oC n Texan delftgatidn fav oring Senator Kobert A Taif McKinley Fights Against Higher Farm Supports CHICAGO platform drafters appeared ready Saturday to staketheir partys chances infarm states in the November election on the belief tlfat farmer votes cant be bought with promises of bigger federalhand outs A subcommittee headed by Harold McKinley of St Ansgar laid before the ys resolution committee Sat urday a farm plank that refused o match a promise of the Tru nnn administration to give farm ers higher average price supports ban tliey might get under present arm law Instead it chose to try to con vince farmers that the Truman supports would in the long run e bad for agriculture because hey would encourage production of surpluses which in turn would cad lo federal restrictions on how much farmers could grow and sell Both President Truman and his Secretary of Agriculture Charles A Urannau have advocated man supports at 00 per cent of parity for major crops Ihey 01tS 7H and per cent of parity Leading the fight against com icting with the Democrats in at cmpting to buy farm votes with iromiscs of bigger subsidies was McKinlcy a burly Iowa farmerl who has gone to the courts to fight cderal control on potatoes JIc helped stage a series of farm belt conferences during the past two years seeking farmer views of agricultural programs would replace present sup which may range between Anna Pauker Fired as Red Minister BERLIN Anna Pauker has been fired from her job as foreign minister of Romania the Soviet licensed news agency ADN re ported Saturday from Bucharest The news agency said Simion Buchici has been appointed lo take the place of the onetime darling of international Communism who was purged in May from the Ro manian Communist Partys high command SAME Burglars Take Truck Safe From Garage Burglars broke into the DcWilde Auto Service 15 4th N E Friday night stole a pickup truck loaded a 200pound safe on it containing some in checks and currency and drove away Saturday morning police found the red pickup abandoned on the scrip road along the Winncbago River The safe however was missing Police said the burglars also ran sacked the cash register at the garage and obtained about in small change Entrance was gained by break ing out a window Police said blood stains were found on the window Another brcakin was reported at the Phillips Station at 501 N Fed eral Nothing was reported miss ing however The Meat United Press tabula lion showed Taft has at least 530 convention votes to 425 for Gen Dwight D Eisenhower But nothingwas in the bag Eisenhower strategy was to play the corruption and votestealing ssue against Taft to the Core taking the delegate contest dispute Monday to a showdown on the convention floor Both sides were full of fight t Ikcmon planned a spectacular Dixie Indignation meeting Sat urday in the Blackstone Theater across the street from the Conrad Hilton Hotel convention headqUar ters They were i whooping it up would jarailjwb persons Into the place Sen Henry Cabof Lodge Eisenhowers campaign manager will be masterof ceremonies Sockt Voters In bitterness and political im pact Eisenhowers charges of cor ruption made against Taft in con nection with selection of Louisiana Mississippi Texas and Georgia delegates has exceeded all expec tatioris It not only has socked tha voters but it has jarred Taftspre convxcntion campaign aridmany believe seriously damaged party prospects In November Cheap little deals is what Iko calledthe methods by which 76 of 96 contested delegates we r e awarded by the Republican nation al commiltee to Taft and only 20 lo him Lodge abruptly rejected all compromise Taft proposals and brushed aside Mr Hoovers offer lo referee the disputes Lodge said the national commit tee had become a puppet for the ruthless steamroller tactics of the Taft machine 1st Ballot Blitz Taft strategy was toward a first ballot blitz when the roll is called next Wednesday or Thursday rie had about 100 more pledged votes than Eisenhower on the United Prcss tabulation but was about 75 short of the 604 necessary to nominate The national committees AH About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day aflernoon Saturday night and Sunday thtmdcrshowcrs in vicinity Saturday night and Sun day night Iowa Fair to parlly cloudy and a litlle warmer Saturday after noon Scattered thundershowers northwest and extreme west late Saturday afternoon Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with scattered thundershowers west and north central portions occur ring moslly Salurday night High Sunday 90 to 101 west 04 to 9D cast Minnesota Parlly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday scattered showers and thunderstorms Warmer cast Salurday night cooler northwest on Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 88 Mini mum 64 At 8 am 71 con with test hearing ended Friday another Taft triumph but this lime on a compromise basis dic tated by the senators supporters The contested Texas delegation was divided Taft 22 Eisenhower 16 Lodge had rejected the 22 to 16 compromise proposal but tho committee forced it on him Of the 96 contests among seven states and Puerto Rico the com mittee decided 76 in favor of Taft and 20 for Eisenhower Leaders Arrive The loaders were arriving Sat urday Taft from Washington Eis enhower aboard his whistlestop special from Denver Gov Earl Warren by train with the 70vote California delegation Gen Doug las MacArthur and Mr Hoover are due Monday MacArthur to make the keynote speech that night Taft acknowledged before leav ing Washington that he had re ceived word MacArthur would not reject second place on a Taft ticket Gen Albert C Wedemeyer chairman of the Citizens Commit tee for Taft arrived with kind words for the MacArthur boom Gov John S Fine of Pennsyl vania is a MacArthur fan and in control of 25 or 30 of thatstates 70vote delegation The chance ot MacArthur being on the ticket might swing Fines support to Taft ;