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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 9 1949 te ifvl of 2LeSTP PAJThis is th left the fatal plane crashthaT 31 and Ronald W o morning They were Roy Fleischauer 2V mile 2 h If Pv f Plane crashed on the Glenn VanNote farm about explosion VanNote said he heard the planes engines and then heard an 2 Men Die in Plane Crash Near Palo Palo single engined plane apparently exploded and crashed on the Glenn Van Note farm 3 miles south of here at m Saturday killing its 2 occu pants The dead were identified as Roy Fleischauer 31 and Ronald W Fleischauer 39 of Le Sueur Minn believed to be brothers Mrs Van Note said she heard a loud noise and the sound of machinery being torn apart and went to the scene1 of the crash She said the men apparently were thrown from the plane when the explosion occurred and the bodies mangled but not were badly burned Palo is 15 miles northwest of Cedar Rapids UAW Claims Ford Victory Detroit CIO United Auto Workers Saturday claimed victory in an arbitration panels decision of whether a speedup that touched off a 25day strike exist ed at Fords River Rouge and Lin colnMercury plants The company withheld comment frankly admitting that it was puzzled by the complicated lan guage of the 21page decision UAW President Walter Reuther in Milwaukee for the UAWs na tional convention said the long awaited decision upheld the unipns contention Two members of the panel sub mitted a complicated decision Fri day night The 3rd member said he would give a dissenting opinion later The report which said it was impossible to give an absolute answer to the disputed question of a speedup was signed by Dr Harry Shulman umpire for Ford and the CIO United Auto Workers union The involved report concluded that The company may operate its lines at a speed in excess of the desired production schedule But whatever speed the lines are operated the company must seek to make the individual em ployes work assignment equal to or within the actual pro duction cycle time available lo him Killed When Log Strikes Automobile Albia Holland 19 of Des Moines was killed and a companion escaped injury in an unusual traffic accident 2 miles south of Albia about a m Saturday Sheriff John Goodwin re ported that Hollands car was struck by a log which fell from a truck as the 2 vehicles passed on a curve on highway 60 The north bound truck was loaded with logs Hollands car was southbound Paul Blair 19 also of Des Moines was riding Holland He was unhurt The sheriff said the automobile did not leave the highway but that the left side was crushed in Momoe County Coroner Bart Downs announced an inquest would be held SAME mnni trffU la put Strike at Oliver Plant Is to Start on Sunday Night Charles City A strike at the Oliver corporation plant here has been set for Sunday night Paul Mathers president of the local CIO Farm Equip merit Workers union pickets would be posted at the plant gates at 11 p m Sunday An estimated 2000 workers scheduled to return to their jobs Sunday night and Monday morn ing after a regular 2week vaca tion will not report Mathers said Friday night His announcement followed a temporary suspension Friday of negotiations for a new contract between the union and company However negotiations were to be resumed Monday afternoon The old contract expired last Sunday The union told some 250 office and maintenance employes not to report to work during this last week and most of them stayed away This is in line with the unions announced policy not to work without a contract Basic issues in the talks over a new contract Mathers said are insurance premiums payments to be made by the company and a general wage increase RESTRAIN PICKETING AT SERVICE STATION Charles temporary re straining order was issued in Floyd county district court by Judge T A Beardmore late Fri day naming about 14 members of locals 222 and 115 CIO of the Ol iver plant restaining pickets from operating and picketing the Er cel E Keeling service station at the corner of Main and Gilbert streets opposite the courthouse The order was served on the union and Charles Hobbie of Ce dar Rapids district president of the union by Chief of Police Hen ry DeBoest A hearing will be held before Judge Beardmore Monday to make the temporary restraining order permanent Forfeits Bond on 2 Charges After Wreck on Highway Fred Dugan 38 Charles City forfeited bond in the court of C R Servison justice of the peace Saturday on 2 charges in toxication and disorderly conduct Dugan and his brother Ed of Charles City were injured when their auto jumped off an embank ment on highway 106 early Fri day morning Ed Dugan is still confined to a local hospital with a jaw which doctors said was broken in 3 places He is expected to remain in the hospital for some time KILLED IN AUTO Webster City Mabel Olson 50 of Williams was killed Friday when the automobile in which she was riding overturned The accident happened on high vay 20 near the junction with 69 east of Webster City Weather Report Mason FORECAST cloudy and cooler Saturday night Low Sat urday night 60 Sunday fair and pleasant High Sunday near 80 Iowa Clearing and cooler Saturday night Sunday generally fair Low Saturday night 6065 north west 6570 southeast and cooler Satur day night Sunday fair and pleasant IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Sat urday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 87 69 77 97 73 M Reds Little Blockade in Force Again Berlin troops at 3 frontier crossings from western Germany imposed a new little blockade Saturday on Berlin bound cargo trucks British zone officials accused the Soviets of violating the Big 4 Paris agreement on raising the Berlin blockade German police reported fruit and vegetable trucks were turned back at HofGutenfuerst and Co burgFalkenstein near the Baltic coast The crossing point at Her renburg also in the British zone was closed Friday to Berlin con signments In all 3 cases soviet guards said they were acting on telegra phic orders from their zonal head quarters at Karlshorst a Berlin suburb Other frontier posts including Helmstedt on the main Autobahn from Berlin to the American zone have not been affected This Paper Consists of Two Ono Young Soviet Soldier Shot by American Killed in Battle Between Russian and U S Patrols Frankfurt Germany P A young Russian soldier was killed in a border gun battle between U S and soviet army patrols Fri day near Coburg American of ficials announced Saturday A U S army lieutenant shot the red trooper 200 yards inside the American zone after numer ous Russian soldiers fired on an American patrol the announce ment said The U S constabulary com mand said a protest would be filed charging the Russians with firing on an American patrol in the U S zone and illegally crossing the zonal boundary Check Markings The army announcement said the American patrol was check ing markings along the Ameri cansoviet zone boundary at Ro thenbach near Coburg in Ba varia when it was fired on The patrol was forced to hit the dirt and then withdrew re turning shortly after with 2 of ficers the announcement said They were fired on again and returned the fire One officers bullet instantly killed a Russian soldier Michigan Man The officer was identified by army sources as Lt William C Lmderrose of Port Huron Mich An army spokesman said the Russian a private about 18 or 19 years old was at least 200 yards inside the American zone when he was shot down No 234 U S ViceConsul Released by Reds 45 Indicted on Floggings in Alabama Birmingham Ala Jef ferson county grand jury Satur day returned 45 indictments in connection with a wave of flog gings and intimidations in the Birmingham area The jury after long and serious deliberation of night riding depre dations in the county filed into court shortly after noon and handed down its blunt rocking decision The action came during a period of lull in acts of violence that had brought at least 27 reports of floggings and intimidation of men women and children since June 10 Jury Foreman John S Thornton said the jury returned indictments in every case vhere there was sufficient evidence In addition to the 45 indict ments 2 no bills were returned clearing the names of suspects known only to members of the grand jury He recommended hat the in vestigation be continued and Dulles Says Arms Plan Is Too Big New Senator Will Speak in Support of Atlantic Pact Washington Dul les RN Y Saturday called the administrations proposed 000000 program to rearm western Europe too big Sworn in Friday as a successor to Democratic Senator Robert F Wagner Dulles told reporters he intends to speak next week in be half of the North Atlantic security treaty which he helped draft He said he also will support the to be sent to congress as soon as the senate completes action on the treaty next help pact signers rebuild military defenses Too Much Money But the new senator said he doesnt now believe that any 130000000 outlay proposed for the first year ought to be in volved The effect of the program is largely psychological he said We cannot build up armies in Europe in less than 5 years that would stop a determined aggres sor But we need to help strength en some defenses in strategic places Dulles said that Secretary of States Acheson had agreed to fur nish a breakdown on the proposed operations of the arms program He added that he would reserve his final decision on the amount involved until after he has studied this repprt FairbanksMorse Executive Killed in Plane Crash Roanoke III H Morse III of the FairbanksMorse com pany of Chicago and 2 other j augmented v men were burned to death Satur Circuit Solicitor Emmett Perry men were burned to death Satui day in the crash of their 2en gined airplane on a farm near here The other dead are Jack Had den of Chicago pilot of the Lock heed plane and the copilot who has not yet been identified A 4th occupant of the plane W E Watson of Chicago was in jured The plane was owned by the Fairbanks Morse company It was enroute from Chicago to St Louis Morse was vice president in charge of manufacturing Man Badly Injured in Truck Tractor Crash Hampton Moore 31 farmer southwest of Hampton was described as in critical condition in a hospital here Saturday fol lowing a collision of his tractor with a truck of the Capital To bacco Corp of Mason City a mile north of the Bradford school late Friday Driver of the truck was Loras B Forrett of Mason City who was uninjured Moore was pinned in the tractor which went into the ditch and overturned Moore suf fered head and chest injuries a fractured right arm and broken ribs said too that the legal attack against gang violence is just be ginning Sports Bulletin Sandwich England by Locke of South Africa shot a brilliant 6768 135 to win the British Open Golf champion ship by 12 strokes over Harry Bradshaw of Ireland in their 36hole playoff Satunday 12 DIE IN STORM Manila Philippines UR A tropical storm which lashed the Central Philippines for 48 hours moved out into the China Sea Saturday leaving at least 12 dead and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of property damage RETURNED TO IOWA Des Moines body of Ben J Gibson 66 former attor ney general of Iowa will be re turned here for funeral services He died Friday night at a Roch ester Minn hospital where he underwent an operation June 29 The New York senator also dis puted the contention of Senator Taft ROhio that the pact and the arms program are so linked that a vote for ratification of the treaty commits a senator to sup port the military proposal Taft told reporters he may vote against the pact for that reason although he said he had not finally made up his rnind Iowa Blessed by Cooler Weather Des Moines wont be necessary to get out blankets but the weatherman says Iowa is go ing to have fair and cooler weather Saturday the low tem perature of Saturday morning was a good indication that he is right The forecast calls for clear weather in the northwest and clearing in the southeast in the afternoon with fair and cooler weather Saturday night Sunday should be fair and much less hu mid while Monday and Tuesday are expected to be quite warm and dry Mason Citys high temperature Saturday was a moderate 85 de grees and by 2 p m the mercury had dropped to 84 HISSES LEAVE AFTER JURY Alger ffiss walks down federal courthouse steps with Mrs Hiss after his perjury trial ended Friday night in a jury disagree ment 2 Congressmen Criticize Handling of Hiss Trial Funeral Sunday for Humboldt Pair Humboldt and memorial services for Mr and Mrs Jack Russell will be held Sunday afternoon at the Meth odist church here The couple died when their private plane fell into Lake Michigan May 1 as they were re turning to Humboldt from a visit at Chicago Russells body washed ashore near Fort Sheridan last Thursday Funeral services will be held for Russell 22 and a memorial service for his wife Marilyn 21 Her body has not been recovered Steel Workers to Reject Pension Offer Pittsburgh nationwide steel strike may begin one week from Saturday although one seg ment of the industry is ready to go along partially on the CIO United Steelworkers demands for a pension Inland Steel Corp of Chicago which employs about 16000 open ed the door on the pension issue Friday night The steelworkers promptly closed it Philip Murray president of both the CIO and the steelworkers didnt comment on Inlands offer However another union spokes man said the proposal was inade quate and declared it will be re jected Monday Murray is believed willing to go down the line on his demand for pensions for the men who make steel He hasnt said what amount he desires but the spokesman who termed Inlands offer inadequate said the union wants month ly pensions Murray has maintained his usual tightlipped silence on just how much of a wage increase he wants His men have received 3 wage boosts since the end of World war II and nnw nveragn SI65 hourly The unions contract talks have been tied in knots by big steels flat refusal to discuss the pension issue The situation in a nutshell The steelworkers contracts run until next year A clause permits them to be reopened this year to discuss wages Murray served notice and wage talks be gan Murray stipulated he wanted to talk about pensions U S Steel Corp and other leading basic steel producers some 189 com panies employing 500000 are in volved in current talks insisted pension discussion was out of the Question this year And Big Steel which usual ly sets the pattern for the indus try turned down wage increase proposals with a definite no Mounting material costs the steel companies said made wage boosts impossible They also cited the falling demand for steel The operating rate has slumped from 102 per cent of theoretical capa city in midMarch to an esti mated 75 to 85 per cent this week Murray had this answer Steel companies reported large profits in 1948 and in the first quarter of 1949 New York of the presiding judges handling of the Alger Hiss case echoed Saturday in the wake of Friday nights hung jury ending to the perjury trial Government attorneys noting the jurys 8to4 tally in favor of conviction announced the former state department official would be retried as soon as possible Federal Judge Samuel G Kauf man was attacked by 2 congress men Rep Richard M Nixon R Calif and Rep France Case R S D both members of the house unAmerican activities committee They said he was unfair to the prosecution The record of the trial speaks for itself was the judges reply My only purpose was to see that the government and the defendant received a fair trial under the laws of evidence Almost 29 Hours The jury was discharged Friday night at p m CST after arguing the case fruitlessly for al most 29 hours Even before the jury was dismissed a transcript of the trial which disclosed argu ments held in Kaufmans cham bers showed jury Foreman Hu bert E James had been mentioned s possibly sympathetic to Hiss James who voted for acquittal denied the reports about him The trial record showed the judge and attorneys for both sides held a lengthly discussion about James after the unconfirmed re ports were received Neither the prosecution nor the defense moved to disqualify him and Kaufman took no action A few minutes after the jurors were sent home Attorney General Tom Clark announced in Wash ington The department of justice will vigorously prosecute the Hiss case again as quickly as the docket of the court will permit Next Autumn At the earliest that probably would not be before next autumn A justice department spokesman here said that big mustached Thomas F Murphy the assistant U S attorney who handled the prosecution will have the same job again when the case is retried Hiss was continued in bail Failure of the jury to reach a verdict left still in doubt the role Hiss had played in an alleged prewar betrayal of his country 8 to 4 Jurors said that almost from the outset they had been deadlocked 8 to 4 for conviction of the bril liant 44yearold Harvard gradu ate whom the state department sent to Dumbarton Oaks Yalta and the San Francisco conference where the United Nations was founded Federal Judge Samuel H Kauf man wearily and with reluctance finally admitted the hopeless split and sent the jury home On 2 earlier occasions the small thinvoiced jurist had sent the jury back to its chambers for another attempt at agreement V Communists Say He Has Apologized Olive Spends 3 Days in Jail After Minor Traffic Incident Shanghai S Vice Con sul William B Olive was released from jail bythe contmunists Sat urday The red press said he ad mitted his offenses and had apologized to police after being educated Immediately after his release Olive went into a closed confer ence with Consul General John Cabot Cabot would not permit Olive to comment on his 3 days in jail after being arrested in a minor traffic incident Comment from Olive might en danger him Cabot said Before Olives release commun ist newspapers came out quoting this as Olives apology I am willing to tender my apologies to police who I have in sulted I am willing to pay for all repairs and damages I promise not to commit the same offense and obey all laws and regulations of the peoples communist govern ment Olive Statement Hereafter I will obey the laws I ask local authorities to deal with my case leniently I have admitted my mistakes I have searched my self and feel deeply sorry I have not received ill treatment during my detention Signed William Olive Cabot would not say whether Olive had been injured by the po lice The consulate said Thursday he was beaten and seriously in jured Olive was able to leave the jail without aid and seemed to bear no marks of violence First reports of the incident by the consulate Thursday said Olive 32 of Ironton Mo became in volved in a traffic jam as he ap parently attempted to cross the line of a big parade observing the 12th anniversary of the SinoJap anese war Taken to Station He was arrested and taken to a precinct police station this ac count said During questioning Olive accidentally upset an ink bottle Police took this to be an act of resistance Olive was knocked down by po lice the consulate report contin ued Then when he sought to de fend himself he was beaten and kicked He was handcuffed thrown into a cell and held incommuni cado although the consul general was informed of his arrest Wlrephotn HISS JURY FOREMAN LEAVES bert Edgar James foreman of the jury in the Alger Hiss per jury trial leaves federal court after the jury was dismissed A transcript of trial proceed ings disclosed that during the trial an inquiry was made in a report that James was sympa thetic to Hiss UAW Ends Strike at Deere Plant DCS Moines CIO United Auto Workers union said Saturday it has called off its weekold strike at the John Deere Des Moines works plant near An keny and will submit its dispute with the company to final and binding arbitration The union action came several hours after the company asked Polk county district court for an injunction prohibiting the union from engaging in mass picketing and interfering with plant opera tions Company Attorney George Hise said he assumed the hearing on the injunction request set for Monday by District Judge Russell Jordan wTil be held But he added that if the strike is ended There would be no necessity for an in junction at this time How Clever Can YOU Be Heres a conical in which your natural cleverness will pay off Its the fascinating new FINDA TITLE CONTEST which starts soon in this news paper To take part you clip funny words and phrases to make up the missing captions on spe cial cartoons Easy to play it will give you the most fun you ever had in any contest Be sure to enter You may win one of the big prizes FINDATITLE starts Monday July 11 in The GlobeGazette ;