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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION UlUlf Associated Preu tnd United Press Full Leased Wlraa Crati a COPTI MASON cars IOWA THURSDAY JULY 101947 This Pa No 232 CORN FORECAST 20 UNDER 1946 TRUMAN WARNS WILL VETO 2ND TAX SLASH BILL Says Bill Is Same and Mind Not Changed Since He Vetoed 1st Washington President Tru mans announcement Thursday that he will veto the new 000000 income taxcutting bill spurred its congressional support ers for an intensified drive to override his forthcoming rejec tion Republican leaders joined by some democrats expressed defi ance in their reaction to Mr Tru mans statement at his news con ference that he can see no reason to change his attitude toward the measure since it is the same bill except for effective date that he vetoed before The outburst came as the senate began consideration of the legis lation which already has been passed overwhelmingly in the house Senate passage is certain but the question whether the margin be sufficient eventually to override a veto lit that chamber is uncertain Generally congres sional leaders concede the house will vote to override since it passed the bill by a thumping 302 to 112 vote Its the first time I ever knew a president to veto a bill in ad Chairman Millikin R of the finance committee FHIL1P MOUNTBATTEN PRINCESS ELIZABETH Economic Ills of Britain May Spoil Royal Wedding Show vance Colo said as he called the bill up in the senate He told reporters he was surprised at Mr Trumans prejudgment1 of the issue Senator Wherry the re publican whip when told of the veto announcement said Well hes going to get a chance to veto it In his rejection of the previous taxbUir Mr Trumajtisaiiithe re publicancontrolled congress had approved the wrong kind of tax reduction at the wrong time1 That legislation made the effec tive date last July 1 The new bill makes the effective date 6 months later Democrats were expected to line up behind a substitute pro posal offered by Minority Whip Scott W Lucas of Illinois It would boost personal exemptions from S500 to and reduce surtax rates Other congressional develop ments George A Don dero RMich saidcommunists or communists sympathizers had infiltrated key army posts and ac cused Secretary of War Robert P Patterson of endangering na tional security by failing to ferret them out Unification Early committee approval of an armynavy unifi cation bill was urged by house re publican leaders They hoped to pass the legislation before con gress adjourns late this month The senate approved the bill Wed nesday night by voice vote The measure provides for a civilian secretary of national security to serve as overall director of army navy arid air Adj ournment House Republi can Leader Charles A Halleck said that at its present pace con gress could clean up all must1 legislation and still hit its July 26 adjournment target But he saic the house might meet early anc work into the night if necessary to wind up its business Displaced congres sional big 6 leadership meets with President Truman at the white house on Monday to discuss among other things the contro versial bill for admission to the U S of 400000 displaced Euro Deans United Walter F George DGa a ranking mem ber of the senate foreign relations committee said any major changes in the United Nations machinery probably would provoke Russian withdrawal George was skeptical of a resolution introduced by 10 colleagues calling for charter re vision to strengthen the UN John W Flanna gan Jr DVa promised to give the house an earful on pending legislation to overhaul the sugar act A former chairman of the house agriculture committee he was said to oppose the bill be London radiant Princess Elizabeth her eyes sparkling lil he 3diamond engagement that glistened on her 3rd finge received best wishes from all par of the world Thursday on her b trothal to Lt Philip Mountbatte We are very very happy sh told a friend as she leafed throug pile after pile of congratulator messages in Buckingham p a 1 a c where her handsome blond fianc also was in residence Outside the vast gray palace crowd that swelled to more tha 2000 stood in steady rain for glimpse of Princess L i 1 y b e t when she left with her family fo a Westminster Abbey ceremony Hurrahs and shouts of goo luck rang out as the royal fami left in a limousine for the Abhej The slender blueeyed Elizafaetl sitting beside demure Princes Margaret smiled happily an waved acknowledgement A fain blush tinged her cheeks Renewed cheers arose from an other raincoated crowd in fron of the 900 year old Abbey wher King George unveiled a new me morial chapel to the flyers wh saved the country from invasio in the battle of Britain Lt Mountbatten on 14day leav from his naval establishment ir Wiltshire did not accompany th royal family He is a nephew o Lord Mountbatten viceroy of In dia The announcement of the roya engagement and speculation ove plans for the dat for which is to be set within few stole th spotlight from international pol itics and domestic economic prob lerris The general belief was that tin 21 year old heires apparent tc the throne would wed her child hood sweetheart this probably in Westmin ster Abbey but in the absence o an official announcement the date still was anyones guess The impression appeared to be growing however that the cere deference to the grave economic ills confronting the na be a comparatively austere affair cause it was drafted in large part by a former agriculture official now employed by the sugar in dustry Despite his opposition however republican leaders predicted pas sage of the bill which would put domestic and territorial sugar producers on a tonnage rather than a percentage basis A company in Alabama is ex perimenting with converting coal to gas underground to avoid the cost of mining and handling solid coal FISH LASSOED AT CLEAR LAKE Marshalltown B Mil ler of Marshalltown is a candidate for the fishermans hall of fame He lassoed his big one The state conservation commis sion disclosed Millers feat While trolling for pike at Clear Lake he felt a tug on his line and final ly landed a 16Jpound carp The fish line was wrapped around the carps dorsal fin in a half hitch fully 25 feet from the hook Has No Luck Getting Rid of Bee Swarm Chicago i Mrs Fred Schultz is having no success in evicting a swarm of bees from a bedroom of her 6room north side apart ment When she failed to get them out she notified her landlord He called the city health department and officials there notified police Two detectives with a florist 3ee expert went to the apartment Use of cyanide gas was suggested Then it was learned that if the gas is used the 3 families in the apartment would have to vacate for 24 hours Mrs Schultz is awaiting further suggestions KAMMERER TO IOWA AtcbJson Kans Robert C Kammerer who has been ap pointed full time director of psy chological services for Iowa state nstitutions has submitted his res gnation as director of the Kansas home for children SUI HOSPITAL QUOTA UPPED Entry Allotments Are Increased for Counties Iowa City authori ties welfare agencies and county medical societies are being noti fied of increased allotments of en tries to the University of Iowa hospital The hospital started functioning at full capacity July 1 as a result of the last state legislature in creasing its appropriations During the last fiscal period the hospital had 18496 admissions Gerhard Hartman superintendent of the hospital reported We expect to increase that fig ure by almost one the coming year because of our increased appropriation Hartman hospital which Hartman said has one of the largest Amer ican Medical association approved programs in the nation has ex panded its training program to accommodate young doctors who were in the armed services dur ing the war the superintendent reported said The Cerro Gordo countys quota of indigent patients at the Univer sity hospitals for the period end ng July 1 was 115 according to Trank C OHearn county poor commissioner This was about 25 er cent below the allotment for he preceding year The quota for the county for the period from July 1 1947 to July 1 1948 will be increased about a third of the present quota jl Student Checks or June to Be sent Out Within 2 Weeks Des Moines late ubsistence checks for Iowa vet erans attending schools under ederally financed programs hould be arriving the next weeks The veterans administration re ional office here said the June hecks hadbeen delayedbecause f the changes in the closing dates f the spring semester for some eterans Other checks were delayed VA fficials said because new records ad to be set up for those reen olling for the summer semester Between 15000 and 20000 vej rans are affected by the delays the VA said ALL SATELLITES OF RUSSIA BACK OUT OF PARLEY Refuse to Join in Paris Conference on Marshall Plan for Aid Prague JP Czechoslovak withdrew Thursday night from th European economic conference The cabinet went into hasty spe cial session after hearing by tele phone from Moscow the inform ants said It was believed the cab inet heard directly from its munist premier Kelment Gott wald who flew to Moscow Wed nesday for talks with Prime Min ister Stalin Czechoslovakias withdraws from the Paris conference on the Marshall aidtoEurope proposal made virtually complete the boy cott of the talks by Russia and the states within her orbit in eastern Europe Albanias rejection of the invi tation was announced by the French foreign ministry Thurs day Only Finland remained to be heard from and there seemed lit tle likelihood of acceptance by that Scandinavian neighbor of the Russians Hungary Thursday joined Bul garia Romania Yugoslavia and Poland in rejecting the British French invitation to the talks Fourteen other nations already have accepted the invitation to the Paris conversations opening Sat urday Thursday Is the deadline for replies Prague cabinet session came only 72 hours after the Czecho slovaks decided apparently of their own volition to accept the Paris invitation with some reser vations The reasons which might have prompted Premier Gottwald to callwfrom Moscow vnthi a request for a withdrawal could not be ascertained here itnmedlstely Czechoslovakia the only Slav nation to announce acceptance of the Paris invitation continued meanwhile to tighten her trade links with nations in the Soviet orbit The government announced a ells Way to Escape jl Insurance Pressure Columbia Mo young nan applied to Hamilton Holt upervisor of the veterans admin tration office for in GI nsurance and explained it was a policy not reinstatement he as asking Been in the army Bud Holt iquired Yup 3 years Mind telling me how you voided army high pressure rives during that period Holt mtinued That was easy I was the in urance officer came the re y ecorah Postmaster uccumbs at Hospital Allen Wise died suddenly Thursday at a ecorah hospital He was appar itly recovering from a heart at ck suffered 3 weeks ago provisional trade exchange pact with Hungary and waited for re cults from another mission in Mos cow pressing for increases in the existing Russian commercial agreement with Russia Some sources in Prague ques tioned whether Czechoslovakias present trade pacts with the east probably continuing the favored nation factors might not in effect make her ineligible for actual participation in a program of uni fied economy for Europe which excluded the Russians Already 13 per cent of Czecho slovakias foreign trade is with Russia Hungarys council of ministers announced after a long session Thursday morning that Hungary regrets it cannot participate in a conference in which all the big powers do not take part together To some observers the decision was a surprise because of Hun garys grave economic condition A Polish government spokesman in Warsaw commenting on Po lands rejection of the bid told a news conference the Poles stil looked to the United States prin cipally to supply what would be necessary to rebuild the ravaged nation Poland recently sent notes to en voys of the 4 big powers express ing Polands willingness to par ticipate in European reconstruction through coal deliveries but re gretting that the nations invited to the Paris conference would be ex cluded from making amendments and changes in the Marshall pro posal Switzerland meanwhile an nounced 3 conditions for her par ticipation The government an nounced that the Swiss would as sume no obligations contrary to Switzerlands traditional status as a neutral that the conclusions reached at Paris concerning Swiss economy would be subject to Swiss government approval and that the Swiss reserved the right to main tarn trade agreements with nations not represented at the conference In the invitations distributed last Thursday Britain and France proposed that participants in the conference set up committees to survey Europes resources and needs in a move to get United States aid in continental recon struction Secretary of State George C Marshall offered such aid provid ed Europe took the initiative in recovery planning in a Harvard university speech June 5 AP WIrepholo ELEVATOR RIPS 18000 bushels of wheat were sown on the ground when one of the 204 bins in the new 4500000 bushel Union Equity elevator at Enid Okla ripped 30 feet at the seams The bins are 140 feet high and the structure 256 feet high Note the comparative size of the big crane picking up the spilled grain and the man in the right foreground Atomic Committee Doubling Staff to Safeguard Secret Washington Hickenlooper R Iowa said nhursday the senatehouse atomic nergy committee hopes to double ts staff assigned to study ways if protecting Abomb secrets The Iowa senator said his dis closure Wednesday that highly ecret papers had been filched rom the Los Alamos N Mex tomic testing station had no earing on the matter But he told reporters the com mittee now has 3 experts inquir EXTEND INSURANCE DATE Washington veterans administration has extended to January 1 the deadline for 9 500000 veterans to reinstate lapsed national service life in surance policies without physical examinations f ng into security practices of the tomic energy commission and he number may be hiked to 6 the committees pending 00 budget wins final congres onal approval The senate appropriations com littee approved that sum Wednes ay after the house had voted th oint group only of thi 254000 it asked for the yea hich began July 1 In this connection testimony y Hickenlooper before the ap ropriations group added an aii 1 mystery to the atomic commit ees activities which the chair man steadfastly declined to clear p When he appeared before th propriations group July 2 ickenlooper told members Within the past 10 days and since the submission of the esti mate to the house appropriations committee a number of circum stances of vital importance have arisen in connection with the re sponsibilities and duties of the joint committee These circumstances and con ditions are national in scope ant some in fact are international It is now apparent that if the joint committee is to perform its full duties that additional re sponsibilities studies and investi gations must be undertaken in some detail x x x It also appears that the joint committee of the congress may be the only co ordinating medium involving a number of phases of this entire program Other than to insist that this had no connection with the Los Alamos incident Hickenlooper declined to elaborate Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear Thursday Fri day mostly fair and sunny be coming partly cloudy Friday evening Little change in tem perature Low Thursday 6365 High Friday 8587 Iowa Generally fair Thursday night and Friday Little change in temperature Low Thursday night 55 to 60 east and 60 to 65 west High Friday 83 to 87 Minnesota Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Scattered thundershowers north and west central portions Thursday night and Friday Little change in temperature Sunrise Sunset IN MASON CITY Hobe Gazette weather statistics lor 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 83 Minimum 56 At 8 a m Thursday 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 89 Minimum 74 ROAD LABORER AT ELMA KILLED Crushed by Trucks on Highway Project Elma Edwin Rausch 26 o Ionia employed by the Lowe Con struction company of Cedar Rap ids was killed at 6 a rn Thurs day when crushed between 2 trucks 6i miles east of here TC accident occurred while the grading crew was getting ready to blacktop state Jpad 272 Rausch a single man was work ing between 2 trucks when a 3rd one came from behind struck one of the trucks and he was crushed His neck was broken causing in stant death officers said Called to investigate were Sher iff Percy Haven Coroner E L Bradley and Dr W A Bockoven The body was taken to the Con way mortuary at Elma to be pre pared for burial lowans Got Double U S Des Moines got more than twice as much butter per capita as the average person in the ndtion during 1946 the state department of agriculture reports Residents of this state acquired 2155 pounds of butter per capita last year compared with less than 10 pounds per person average for the nation the department said This was an increase from 16 pounds for the state in 1945 Probablynot all of that butter aowever was consumed by towans the department said Many residents purchased butter to ship to relatives outside of the state agricultural officials re ported The high 1946 per capita av erage was considerably below the prewar years Consumption in 1938 was 316 pounds per person and in 1939 it was 26 pounds Iowas income from dairy prod ucts last year totaled an increase of more than S35000 000 over 1945 hild Killed by Truck on Farm Near Bluffton Decorah Robert Blaess 18 months old was instantly killed Wednesday when his father Leon ard Blaess Bluffton farmer acked his truck over the lad His lead was completely crushed Blaess did not see the boy SAME Black mnni trairie death Is put tt boors Truman Asks MVA Bill as Flood Control Washington esid en Truman Thursday endorsed legis lation to create a Missouri Valle Authority He told a news conference however that he favored the bi along with a comprehensive floo control program for the whol midwest and the central part o the country He always has been Mr Tru man said an active supporter of Missouri Valley Authority for th Missouri river Legislation to establish the au thority along the lines of th Tennessee Valley Authority ha been before congress for severa years 5 Governors Ask Fund for Flood Control By CHARLES HASLET Washington committe of governors from Missouri rive states asked a senate committe Thursday to increase appropria tions for flood control in the re gion to more than the recommended by President Tru mans budget Four governors and a represent ative of a 5th urged a senate ap proprlations subcommittee consid ering the war department civi functions appropriations bill to ex pcdite work on the entire 000000 PickSloan plant of floo control power navigation and soil erosion work which already has been authorized by congress The bill as passed by the houst carries only for work in the basin this fiscal year Governor Sam C Ford of Mon tana chairman of the Missour river states committee told th seriate committee thai thehoust reduction came as a stunninj blow tt the region which at tha very moment was beset by tht most devastating floods in its en tire history He said he believes that more than should be provid ed by this congress Governor Val Peterson of Ne jraska suggested the entire Pick Sloan program be completed within the next 10 years with congress appropriating onetenth of the total funds each year Others who testified in behalf of larger appropriations and the ickSloan program were Gover nors Frank Carlson of Kansas and Robert D Blue of Iowa and John A Short water engineer of the Missouri state resources division representing Governor Phil Don nelly of that state Governor Blue Indorsed the plan and advocated lood control works in the Des iloines and Mississippi river bas ns Lt Gen R A Wheeler chief of army engineers said that if con ress provides the money the en gineers can use this year o complete plans and begin work m Red Rock dam in Iowa which ivill cost an estimated Governor Blue asked considera ion be given to building several mailer dams on the stream SVheeler said a survey will be made of that possibility SUCCESSION BILL GOES TO TRUMAN House Makes Speaker Follow Vice President Washington IP The house jassed and sent to President Tru nan Thursday legislation placing le speaker of the house next in ne for the presidency behind the icepresident The house vote was 365 to 11 The senate already has passed ie measure requested by Presi ent Truman and congressional eaders forecast his prompt ap roval Currently the legislation places peaker Joseph W Martin Jr 3yearold bachelor and Massa nusetts republican first in line to ecome president should Mr Tru lan fail to finish his term There as been no vice president since ST Truman vacated that post fol wing the death of President oosevelt The legislation changes present aw which designates cabinet of with the secre ary of in line for the residency immediately after the Icepresident In event the speaker qualified nd then died or for some other eason was unable to serve his uccessor as speaker would be president In effect the peaker so long as there is one rould always rank behind the vice resident and ahead of all others EXPECT WHEAT TO BE ALLTIME RECORD IN 1947 Unless Prospect Betters Officials See Curtailment in Livestock Production Washington agricul ture department Thursday fore cast this years corn crop at 2 612809000 bushels and all wheat at 1435551000 bushels The corn estimate represents a 20 per cent cut compared with last years record of 3287927000 bushels and with a 10year 1936 45 average of 2639102000 The prospective reduction in corn reflects damage caused by spring floods and by delays in getting the crop planted due to wet weather Officials hope for a crop of at least 2850000000 bushels They say a crop of less than this amount IOWAS CORN ESTIMATE 40 PER CENT UNDER 46 Des Moines 1947 Iowa corn crop Thursday was officially estimated at 396960000 bushels or 40 per cent under last years alltime high yield of 661620000 bushels The estimate was on the basis of July 1 conditions would force curtailment in live stock production and prolonged high prices for meats The gov ernments goal is 3000000000 bushels The wheat estimate is the larg est of record comparing with 1 155715000 harvested last year which was the previous top crop and with the 10year average of 590306000 This years crop was forecast at 1409893000 a month ago The winter wheat crop was es timated at 1092122000 bushels compared with 1093071000 fore cast a month ago 873893000 last year and 653893000 for the 10 year average All spring wheat was forecast at 343429000 bushels compared with 316822000 predicted a month ago 281822000 last year and 236413000 for the 10year average Durum wheat was indicated at bushels compared with 35836000 last year and 31847000 or the 10year average Other spring wheat was fore cast at 295011000 bushels com pared with 245986000 last year and 204566000 for the 10year av erage The oats crop was forecast at 247454000 bushels compared vith 1247333000 predicted a month ago 1509867000 last year nd 1161282000 for the 10year iverage Forecasts for other crops com jared with a year ago and the 10 ear average respectively in luded Barley 284867000 bushels 263 50000 and 287360000 Rye 25219000 bushels 18685 00 and 37934000 Flaxseed 38374000 bushels 22 62000 and 25030000 Hay all 103182000 tons 100 60000 and 94490000 Potatoes 351674000 bushels 75969000 and 376122000 Sugar beets 11888000 tons 10 62000 and 9617000 Apples 111174000 bushels 119 10000 and 120962000 Milk 12982000000 pounds for une compared with 12260000 00 for May 12578000000 for une last year and 11839000000 or the 10year June average Eggs 5202000000 for June com ared with 6146000000 for May 085000000 for June last year and 4430000000 for the 10year une average Stocks of corn for grain on arms on July 1 were reported at 87803000 bushels or 23 per cent f last years crop Stocks a year go were 496928000 or 192 per ent of the previous years crop tocks for the 10year July 1 av rage were 645308000 bushels of 72 per cent of the previous ears crop Stocks of oats on farms July 1 rere reported at 25148000 bush Is or 172 per cent of the 1946 rop Stocks a year ago were 274 62000 or 179 per cent of the pre rious years crops compared with 91211000 bushels and 167 per ent for the 10year average Stocks of old crop wheat on arms July 1 were put at 40427 00 bushels or 35 per cent of last ears crop Stocks a year ago were 1606000 bushels or 38 per cent f the previous years crop com ared with 92185000 bushels or 06 per cent for the 10year aver ge Stocks of soybeans on farms July were placed at 6266000 bushels r 32 per cent of last years crop locks a year ago were 6802000 ushels or 35 per cent The road that runs around the ulf of Mexico from Florida to ouisiana is known as the Old panish Trail ;