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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lotto CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NIWSPAMt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIOHtORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII United Full Five Onto MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 11 Thin Paper of Two Sretioni Berttno Mo tO WINS MINATION Republicans Approve Platform Without Fight By EDWIN HAAKINSON CHICAGO UP Weary of namecalling and intraparty feuds Republicans Friday had a 4year program with which they hope to drive the Democrats from office The official 1952 platform won a roaringshout of approv al late Thursday at the Republican convention But its plank on civil rights came within splinter of causing an angry Democrats were quick to chop at the platform Early com ment from the rivalcamp included denunciation by two menout to win the Democratic nomination ahd election as Har riman and Estes Kefauver Racial Questions The racial questions posed by the civil rights issue had not been settled Thursday even while the 6000word platform was up for 1 convention action Even as Sen Eugene Millikin of Colorado chairman of the reso lutions committee which drafted statement was proudly reading the document the threat of acivil rights battle hung over the hall That it never materialized was a tribute to Millikm who had day and night to produce a plank acceptable to both North and South Republicans HuddU A few hours earlier Harold C Burton of New York called a strat egy huddle of other Negro dele gates and alternates to back a stronger civil rights plank Assured of recognition by the convention chairman they had substitute plank But they were advised a floor fight probably would he futile Steel Chiefs Hold Secret Negotiations Neither Side Is Talking of Progress PITTSBURGH level se cret negotiations in the 40day old steel strike are underway Friday in this steel capital After their first meeting Thurs day spokesmen for both industry steelworkers were and the CIO tightlipped A union source said a second meeting would be held at an un specified time and place Friday There is every indication tha most of the of the lonj strike were discussed at leas generally at the first session Ostensibly the meeting wa called to talk over the industry request to get iron ore production moving again But a union spokea man when asked if other issue were taken up smiled Youma assume that i Philip Murray president ofthe Gov Alfred New sey both known to favor strong civil rights legislation promised to back such a fight if made but said they did not expect to win Then the entire document came up for a vote It carried by ac clamation Something like a sigh went up throughout the conven tion hall Such accord was a relief to many party leaders who had feared a platform battle would widen party wounds already opened by the bitterlypartisan campaign for presidential nomina tion The civil rights plank promises federal legislation to further just and equitable treatment in the of discriminatory employ Ban Placed on Importing Hogs in Iowa DES of Agriculture Clyde Spry placed of hogs into exhibition or midnight Sal outbreak o ah on importation ra for breeding utchering effective rday because at an og disease in several other states Sprysaid there is evidence of a highlycontagious and infectious isease of hogs in several Midwes nd West Coast states known as esicular exanthema The ban in no wayprevent lie consignment of hogs lor mmediate slaughter to recognizei taughtering centers or public dockyards where federal inspec ion is maintained the statemen aid Theorder also requires tKatrno ales barns in the statemay sel logs except for slaughterpurposes until such barn or sales ring ha thoroughly cleaned and dism ected and the order revoked No garbage fed hbgs regardles of destination can be sold througl any sale barn in the state for th duration of this older the state menttsaid All garbage fed hog must be consigned direllly t slaughtering houses and accompa med byahealth certificate issuei Jy a veterinarian All sales barns were ordered1 have auction rings on First Minhesotas Switch From Stassen bead the team area mcnt practices But it adds Federal action should not dupli cate state efforts to end such practices Plots The platform as a whole bristled with denunciation of President Tru mans administration It plotted a course for a March Into a New Day Itpromised to end what it called a corrupt Socialistic gov ernment unable to cope with Com munism and replace it with an ef ficient positive administration that would Wage Peace and Win It Harriman mutual security ad ministrator and a candidate for the Democratic nomination told news conference at Detroit the platform is one of the most un convincing documents of all time Kefauver Tennessee senator who also seeks the Democratic nomina tion issued a statement in Wash ington saying the platform makes the American worker The For gotten Man He said labor pro posals got The Wastebasket Treat ment A United Textile Workers AFL decried the platform as viciously reactionary and plauv ly antilabor dustry leaders present were Vice President John A Stephens of U S Steel Vice President Joseph La r kin of Bethlehem Steel Corp and Ben F Morrell chairman of the board Jones and Laugblin Steel Corp Meanwhile in Washington Price Administrator Ellis Arnall indi cated the government will answer in several days the latest demand for higher prices from the steel industry The Wierton Steel Company Wierton W Va filed notice July 1 for a per ton ceiling hike on its product and unless theof fice of price administration jects the boost will go into effect July 21 Sen Toft Polls 500 Votes Ike Ponders Running Mate CONVENTION HALL CHICAGO DwightD Eisenhower took the Republican presidential nomination Friday He crushed through to a first ballot victory And the weary GOP legions having made their greatfde between the5star gen eral and Sen Robert A Taft Look a recess while their nominee pondered who he wants for a run ning mate v z Some of those close to the gen eral said there were signs pointing toward Sen Richard i Nixon of Cal ifornia as a top possibility but others also were being Eisenhowers victory fashioned Ike Visits T aft Bids for Harmony CHICAGO Gen Dwight 11 Nurse Finds Dead Man Is Husband LINCOLN Calif nurse opened an ambulance door Thurs day night to find the body of her husband fatally shot by a four yearold boy with a rusty 22 cal ibre rifle found in a garage Police Chief Robert Jiminez saic Louis Procissi 40 was shot Hagan Jr while Prociss and two fellow pottery workers were riding home on bicycles Procissi died enroute to Eisenhower called on Sen Robert A Taft Friday shortly after his triumph over the senator for the Republican presidential nomina tion He arrived for what was an ap larent effort to smooth over the itterncss of the convention con est under police guard and the wo went into private conference The general came acrossthe street1 from his Hotel Quarters to Tafts suite in the Con Lincoln clinic Josephine was ceiving nurse where his on duty as wife re AT1 Wlrephotox WAVE TO Eisenhower left joins SenTaft in vvaviiiK 0 the crowd at Republican headquarters in Chicago following Eisenhowers nomination The two had waged a bitter campaign day by A Taft ffio Ropvbllean rwminatod on Htosftrtr ballot All About I The Wealher Maton City Partly cloudy through Saturday with occasional after noon thundershow ersjHigh Friday Kit Low Friday night 60i A little cooler Saturday high 80 oc caslbnalj showers thunder showers Friday afternoona little cooler north fair warm re mainder of state with highs Fri day afternoon 85 north to 95 rad Hilton Hotel The place was jammed General Elsenhower wore a light grey suit and white shirt He was headed Cleft Appoarsf Ijrtt V Taft appeared first with General Eisenhower behind him They walked side by side as they Into the lobby of the ninth floor A party of about 40 or 50 persons stopped for a minute behind the wo men Eisenhower and the senator chatted amiably both smiling broadly ai they posed together be fore television cameras What they said however was generally lost from a pattern of toetotoe bat tllng all week WlthltheTaft forces was a smashing one in the end 9 Votot Short He votes short of 004 needed for the nomination when the clerk had finished callingthe roll of the states on the ballot His 595 compared with an even 500 for Taft v v Gov Earl Warren had 81 Harold E Stassen 20 and Mac Arthur 10 At thatpoint the Minnesota del egatiqn which had given 19 of HA In the general uproar Youll win the election Taft told the general at one point Finally a measure of quiet was restored Taft himself held up his hand and pleaded for quiet I want to congratulate Gen Eisenhower on his nomination and assure him I will do everything possible for him in his campaign and after he wins the election Taft said publican ioorfors votes to Stassen threv them Jto the generaland It all Other states jumped on the bawl wagon south night Partly scattered cloudy Friday thtindcrshowers north and central Saturday con siderable cloudiness with tcrcd thundershowcrs seat Partly cloudy north considerable cJoudinoss with scattered showers south Friday night and SeiLurday Cooler1 south Friday night LowFriday night1 50to 55 north 55 to 02south High Saturday in70s weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum m Minimum fi4 At 8 a m 07 NEW STATION WASHINGTON ft The Developing Allied Air Raid Hits North Korean Capital SEOUL Korea tf At least 650 warplanes from five Allied nations rubbled the North Korean capital and smashed two other North Korean industrial centers Friday in one of the most devastating raids of the Korean War The US Air IF orce said in munications commission Thursday issued a grant to the Estherville Broadcasting Corp Estherville la for a new station to operate the continuing raid was well on 1340 kilocycles limited time 100 watts un SAME DATElWlWt it ta M on the way to being the biggest air strike of the war United Nations pilots reported they destroyed or damaged the Communists Army communica tions headquarters three muni lions factories and numerous other factories and supply and troop cen ters in Pyongyang the capital in The Red capital was left in flames and nibble said AP Corre spondent Stan Carter after a flight over the target area American British Australian South African and South Korean planes from land and carrier bases also smashed Hwangju and Sari won in Western Korea 25 and 35 miles south of Pyongyang They are important centers on the rai ine between Pyongyang and the sattlefront For weeks Allied pilots had been dropping leaflets warning civilian of the impending raids a 5th US Air Force spokesman said Many of the targets pinpointcc by photo intelligence had been al lowed to grow for months ROW Camp Bombs were dropped within a mile of a Red camp for UN war prisoners near Pyongyang but pi lots were instructed to be especial ly careful near this camp and four others The strike atleast equalled th size of last months bombing o North Korean hydroelectric plants Vary Great American Eisenhower who had taken the initiative in this dramatic bid to healparty wounds said he had come across the street to pay a call of friendship on a very great American a few minutes later Eisen hower had returned to his own headquarters in the Blaekstonc Hole just across the street I have no statement to make al his time he said I have just been across the street to pay a call on Senator Taft to extend to him an invitation to cooperate with me He agreed to do so in a very warm hearted fashion which pleased me greatly the general said Sen John W Bricker of came to the platform and speaUac for Taft movedthat the nomina tion be made unanimous Sen William F Knowland of Cal ifornia came forward to do the same on behalf of Warren And thedelegates jamming into this big hall roared their approval Dramatic1 Conclusion With this dramatic conclusion Jo the long tense EisenhowerTaft struggle the convention recessjtf The main business it xav convenes later in the afternoon will be to ratify officially whatevjjjf choice Elsenhower mean time as to the pfo 2 place on ticket the GOP will send out inan effort to break 20 years of Dem ocratic national rule V For the rest the program was little uncertain lowans Favor Rule Change By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor divided in heir choice of presidential candi latcs on the ciding vote morning there was of the dc gcncral satisfaction among Iowa delegates over a new action by the national convention Thursday which will give Republican stales three rep resentatives instead of two on the national committee The proposal which had been previously approved by the Ilawk cycs m a dele gation caucus was adopted by the convention by a vote of 683513 Iowa repre sentation under the new rule would consist of Bob Good win national commkteeman woman and fames Schramm of Burlington slate chairman The extra vote in the national committee will be a bonus for Republican stales such as Iowa and result in a diminished voice in party affairs by southern stales with few Republican votes The added representative will be the chairman oC the stale centra committee Qualification A state may qualify for the added vote by 1 a Ke President 2 electing a Republican governor or 3 elect ing a majority toCongress Iowa would qualify under the latter two Taft contest It nearly resulted in a demand Thursday by the gen EARL HALL Anna Lomas national committee presented to the tests When caucus it drew only one dissenting vote PJrnic Palmer of Fort Madi son spokesman for Taft in Iowa said he thought il would promote disunity and that there has al ready been too much fighting In this he may have been moved by the strained delegation over situation in the the Eiscnhower erals Robert backers Goodwin that Chairman he replaced by an Eisenhower supporter Taft and Eisenhower both got Tenseness in the Iowa delegation irst appeared Sunday night at the opening vote when Goodwin and Vlrs Lomas cast a vote in seating tho southern delegates which fav ored the Eisenhower viewpoint while Senator Hickenlooper held to he Taft point of view as a matter of principle as he termed it Great was the unhappincss of the Taft forces over the Goodwin Lomas course and great was the unhappincss of the Eisenhower forces over the Hickenlooper vote Damages in Marian Fire JIAULAN in a building owned by the Masonic Lodge caused damage estimated at more than Thursday The blaze starting with an ex plosion in the basement of the Nor gaard drug store also damaged the DeLuxe fowl market also housed in the twostory building Firemen battled the flames for three hours before bringing them under con trol Firemen said a tank wagon was filling a fuel oil barrelm the base ment at the drug store at the time the explosion occurred The exact cause was not determined In the first test on the convention hall Goodwin and Mrs Lomas had moved over to the Taft side along with the senator but next day the senator shifted to the generals side while the national committeeman Continued on pogo 2 MAN KILLED JNDIANOLA WVFred K Smith 50 Cainsville Mo was killed Thursday when ho apparentlylost control of his car as it rounded a curve on Highway 69 about 10 miles south of and crashed the news of the convention decision between them by watching TV at their hotels j Immediately there was a gestura of unity from the general He went to Tafts hotel and Uw two of them posed smiling chat ling amiably for newsmen movies and TV From this peace meeting Eiseri lower went to a conference with Gov Thomas E Dewey and other session presumably ie voted to the question of the vice presidential nomination Dtwcy All Dcwcy who was a master strate gist in the Eisenhower camp was all smiles in an exchange with re porters i He said of Eisenhowers nom Wonderful He will sweep country in November It didnt take long for the dele gates to jump on the Eisenhower side once it was clear on the con vention rollcall that hewas the winner Iowas contribution to the start ling Eisenhower first ballot blitz here Friday was 16 of its 26 votes Senator Hickenlooper led off on the open roll call with a vote for the general but teem an Robert Goodwin and com mitteewoman Anna stayed on the Taft ship v The bitterenders for the senator were headed by Harrison ler retiring national committee ;