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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for UM ETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS N11G H 0 R HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and United Press Full Leaw Five CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY U Paper Conilsts ot Two READY FOR ACTIONInclucled in the activities in Chicago were these four page girls at the Ke fauver for President headquarters in a downtown hotel Ready to battle for their choice are Gerry Owen Marie GiUespie Jo Anne Qiliespie and Marge Dufiy Talks Fail Again Steel Union to Plot Future Strike Course PITTSBURGH UP 170member wagepolicy com mittee of the CIO United Steehvorkers meets in Pittsburgh Monday to decide the unions future course in the 45clay old stalemated strike that has idled a million and a half American wage earners USW President Philip Murray calledthe policy commit tee meetingafter a brief negotiating session with the indus try ended in a deadlock Tuesday NoCpmrhon Ground Murray and Joseph M Larkin vicepresident of Bethle hem Steel Corp issued aioint statement saying both sides agree they can find no common meeting ground on the con troversial union shop issue There wasno indication when another meeting would be held Some observers said the move is likely to come from the Truman Goes to Hospital for CheckUp May Have Influence on Demo Convention WASHINGTON Wl President Truman entered the Armys Waller Heed Hospital Wednesday for a checkup The President was stricken with a mild virus infection onSunday it had been described by his aides as not serious but all his appoint ments had been cancelled this week Press Secretary Joseph Short told reporters the President may remain at the hospital for two or three days Cleared Up The virus infection Short lias been pretty much cleared lip He said Trumansfever has about gone White House reporters could not recall that Truman ever entered a hospital for as long as two or three days since he became President more than seven years ago Truman was admitted to the Presidential suite at the big mili tary hospital in northwest Wash ington This marked the first time the suite was used by the President since it was prepared for him sev eral years ago Others Use It It lias been used by others in cluding Gen George C Marshall and Premier Mohammed Mossa degh Iran Short said the President was well enough to shave and dress himself before going to the hospital in his big black limousine The decision to send Truman to the hospital coming five days be fore the start of the Democratic nationalconvention could have some influence on the results of the convention Many Democrats be lieve that an announcement by Tru man as to whom he favors for the partys nomination for President would decide the issue Truman has said repeatedlyhe would not accept the nomination At one time he noted that he will soon be G9 years old and that the Presidency is a mankilling job Frank MeKinney Democratic national chairman said Truman told him Pine Box You wouldnt want to sec me carried out here the White House in a pineboard box would you White Hovise Presidential assist ant John R Sleelman spent a long time on the telephone talking to session At the conclusion of the meeting Murray and Larkin informed Steel man they failed to reach agree ment They were told to stand by for further word from the White it didnt come imme diately The industry said the roadblock lo a settlement continues to be union insistence upon compulsory unionism 25 Cent Hike The industry said its latest offer increased benefits which would total approximately 25 cents an hour for men now averaging about an hour The proposal as defined by the industry calls for wage increases averaging Ifi cents an hour six paid holidays improved vacations and increased shift differentials John Deere to Stop Production WATERLOO Olson Jr general manager said Wed nesday production at the John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works will be halted here next month because of a steel shortage More than 6000 production work ers have been informed they will be laid off temporarily after a plant inventory is completed Aug 11 he said The shortage he added results from the nationwide steel strike Commies Extend Truce Recess MUNSAN Korea The Com munists Wednesday obtained a twoday extension of a recess in secret armistice talks shortly after the Peiping Red radio broadcast an announcement that could lead to a break in the deadlock over pris oners The broadcast said Foreign Min ister Chou EnLai announced Com munist China adhered with cer tain reservations to the Geneva convention of Aug 12 1919 dealing with war prisoners RAZES LODGE JASPER Alta UP A flash fire levelled the ritzy i000000 in the Rocky Mountains early Wednesday Ho t Wrangle Beginning on Civil Rights in Platform CHICAGO and southern delegates to the Democratic national convention began putting on their gloves Wednesday for a scrap over civil rights Sen Herbert Lehman of New York got the pieliminary spurring under way by predicting that the conventions icsoluiions committee willwrite a strong civil rights plank He said it will include en dorsement of n compulsory federal fair employment practices com mission Acceptable to South But a isouthern colleague Sen John Sparkmim of Alabama quick ly countered with a prediction to a reporter that the convention will adopt a plank acceptable to the South Lehman and Sparfcman sat side by side as the platform committee began hearing representatives of farm labor business and other or ganizations Both senators are members of the drafting group The to newsmen radio and under way with Democratic National Chairman Frank E McKimicy asking the drafters reaffirm the partys faith in the principles for which it has stood and to offer a clear course on a road to a better life for all America Aski Farm Research The first witness was Donald Fletcher of Minneapolis represent ing the National Association of Wheat Growers He asked the Dem ocrats to pledge a much larger research program for agriculture Lehman called a news conference just before Democratic plat form drafters began the hearings in the Conrad Hilton Hotel He said he will insist on a civil rights plank at least as strong as the one in the 1948 party platform Dixie Walkout That plank was adopted from the floor four years ago and led to a Dixie walkout from the convention Lchman said he expects the platformcommittee to write the kind of civil rights plank he favors including endorsement of a compulsory fair employment practices commission But if a proposed platform lacking such features reaches the con vention floor Lehman said he expects to submit a minority report to fight out the issue with the delegates HOME DIRECTORY DES MOINES new direc tors of the Iowa Jewish Home for Aged here were elected Tuesday The home is open to aged persons of Jewish faith from all over the state AP Wircphoto SHE LOCATED HER MAN AND FAST the transport General A W Brewster newly arrived from Korea was moving up to the dock in San Francisco Lt Milton E Perkings of Eugene Ore caught sight of some balloons on the dock with Hey Milt Here I Am lettered on them The lieutenant was one of the first off the ship Here he is with his wife Shirlijeanne in a tight embrace FreeSwinging Battle Starts Among Demos in Chicago PORTRAITS FOR CONVENTIONMlsa Edith nor touches up a pholo portrait of Thomas Jefferson will be exhibited with that of Andrew Jackson right at the Democratic national convention Tho Amphitheater is undergoing a complete decoration change for the meet ing which opens Monday This is the same place the He publicans met last week At that time a huge portrait of Abraham Lincoln was displayed Reds Recognize Germ POW Rules Possibility of Solving Talk Standoff TOKYO China Wednes day conditionally recognized the Geneva conventions banning germ warfare and setting rules for treatment of war prisoners United Nations officials here and in Korea would make no official comment on the Red announce ments made in separate broad casts by Pciping radio Observers speculated the statements possibly meant 1 The Reds had found a way to break the stalemate in Korean armistice talks over prisoner ex change 2 Or it was a continuation of lommunist charges that the United States had employed germ war fare in the Korean fighting The US repeatedly has denied the charges Added Significance Added significance was attached the Peiping broadcasts since hey quoted Foreign Minister Chou EnLai Important pronounce ments by the Red radio frequently have been reserved for Chou One broadcast said Chou had iccn authorized to recognize the Geneva protocol of June 17 1025 ind acceded to by Nationalist Chi na on Aug 7 1929 It prohibits the use in war of poisonous gas and germ warfare The radio said however that all other contracting and acced ing powers must observe them The US has not ratified the jcrtn warfare provision and has withstood efforts of Russias Jacob Malik in the United Nations to orce the US to sign Second Broadcast A second broadcast said Reel China would recognize part of the Aug 12 1910 Geneva convention dealing with the treatment of pris oners of war This also was signed by the Nationalists On the surface this suggested that the Chinese Reds might be willing for the United Nations to urn over to a mutually agreed neutral third power or organization the captured Reds who resist re patriation Red China has not signer either convention The broadcast said Red Chinas minister to Switzer and was instructed to give Chous statement to the Swiss federal council for communication to the governments of the contracting powers of these conventions Byrd Foe of Fair Deal Wins Primary in Virginia RICHMOND Va Harry F Byrd a bitter foe of New DealFair Deal spending won a smashing victory for renomination to the Senate in Tuesdays Democratic primary Byrd who said the major issue in the rough and tumble ampaign was was leading his Oxfordedu Wolfe Vows to Continue Liquor Probe Wrong Spot to Walk SAN FRANCISCO 20yearold girl went to jail b9causc she chose the wrong spot to exorcise a womans prerogative of walking home Pnt Phillips a waitress jiaid she left the car of a man she met in a tavern when he made offensive advances Tuesday Unfortunately for Pat the car was in the middle of the San FranciscoOakland Bay pedestrians are strictly pro hibited Highway patrolmen picked her up Municipal Judge John B Molinari set bail at on a misde mcanor charge oC trespassing on stale property Pat couldnt raise it catcd opponent Francis Pickens Miller by 210625 votes to 124803 when the Associated Press ceased abulntion of returns with reports from 1073 of the states 1783 prc incts The primary victory places the senator in a strong position at the state Democratic convention in Ro anoke Thursday when 28 delegates will be named to the Democratic national convention Byrd is sup porting Senator Richard Russell of Georgia for the presidential nomf nation The Democratic nomination nor nally is tantamount to election in Virginia Miller a colonel on Gen Dwighl 0 Eisenhowers staff during World iVar II and later a consultant for he Slate Department promised urther fight for the Byrd ma hine in a statement conceding defeat Coulter Woman Killed in Crash Clarence Lar son 41 of Coulter was killed Tucs lay evening in an automobile nc cidcnt near Chino Calif accord ng to word received here Chris cterson her brother was injured n the accident Survivors include icr husband and four children cona Ralph Avon and Donald all of Coulter Mason City Soldiers Return From Korea SAN FRANCISCO Mi on City soldiers and one from iicevillc arrived here aboard two Vavy transports The Mason Cityans arc Cpl reorgc P Kuehl and Pfc Holland f Alitz The Iliceville veteran is Sgt John L Murphy i DES MOINES tffl The Iowa liquor control commission will con tinue its investigation of liquor store sales which has resulted in twoweek suspensions of two liquor store managers Chairman Harold Wolfe said Wednesday Store managers Roy Tyler of Fort Dodge and Orren K McCoy of Sioux City have been disciplined Wolfe said because sales records of their stores indicated some tavern personnel and others had apparently bought liquor for re sale by the drink in violation of law Tyler said it is often difficult to spot bootleggers when they buy at state stores He said he hnd launched a crackdown of his own about 10 days ago when he dis covered that two cases of liquor from the Fort Dodpe store appar ently had ended up in the hancla of persons who resold it He said bootleggers send in purchasers who appear to be legitimate customers and use other tricks to get the liquor from stale stores SAME Black ftar meant traffic death IK past 21 honri Iowa Deaths Due to Polio Stand at 13 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas 1052 total of polio deaths itood at 13 Wednesday as the grow ngvJLst of those hospitalized with he disenso at Sioux City Dos Molncs and Council Bluffs rose to 120 Iowa hnd 22 polio deaths in nl if 1951 65 in 1950 and 00 in 1949 Latest death was that of Peter iroelich 23 Boonc who died Tues day at a DCS Monies hospital after brief confinement He was ono 13 patients to DCS iloines hospitals in recent days Yoclich had bulbar type polio lie vus the second polio victim todie n in the past week Sioux City area however einaincdtho center of highest own incidence of the disease and he seasons ninth polio death in Sioux City was recorded there Tuesday The victim was Morton larison 29 Sioux Cily Polio has been lightinEastern owa thus far and only ono lealh from the disease has oc curred at University Hospitals in owa City Representatives for the Nalionn oundation for Infantile Paralys aid at Sioux City that the numbci cases in that area relative to lopulation is much greatcr than he Houston Texas epidemic here were 102 polio patients in Sioux City hospitals Tuesday and he rate of cases has been run nlng about eight per day About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday andWcdnes day night with thundcrshowen in late afternoon Wednesday night and iate Thursday Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday afternoon with a few thundershowers northwest in late afternoon high 85 to 90 High Thursday 83 to 88 northwest 89 to 94 southeast Partly cloudy Wednes day night with scattered thun dcrshowers south and east turn ing cooler northwest Thursday partly cloudy scattered thunder showers southeast cooler north and west GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Wednesday Maximum 77 Minimum 58 At 8 am 67 Party Hasnt Seen Equal in 20 Years Kefauver Chief Hurls Bribe Claim CHICAGO two bntcndcrs forw the Democratic current heading r Chicago Wednesday plunging to a freeswinging battle royal nlike any thing the party has 20 years Senators Estes Kefauver of Ten cssee and R i cR ar d Brevard ussell of Georgia were n the scene of the convention l It opens formallyon Monday but ho proconvention pace already as reached ahigh nd counterclaims I accusations ml denials The ng five avowed candidatesseven favorite sons and a number ot ther probables looks riotously onfuscd j for two of the siip wscd President Tru inn and Adlai Stevenson governor f Illinois issued statements Tues ay that should remove both from he list Wont Run T Regarding the presidenl4hation committee chairmanFrank Mc Cinney said hehad a twohour con crenco in the White House list Sundayand that TrumaKtbld him I meant what I said about rot running Ive served my time Moreover MeKinney continued would t todis courage any attemptapiromtthe convention movement aimed atthe President Regarding jflrsb nncf biggest booster JacobMrAr vey Illinois man said the governorihas tied my hands As a matterof practi cal politicsit is almosUmpossIble to nominate a man under these cir cumstances I doubfthntit will e done now 1 But these two statements dashed the hopes of manyfDemo rats by eliminating ttwo or candidates the party still had a wide choice left Candidates It includes Averell Harriman of New York Sen Robert S Kerr of Oklahoma and Vice President Al ien Barkley Kcrr already has been in Chi ago briefly and then flew to Vashington to sec the President Harrimans campaign manager Congressman Franklin D Roose elt Jr of New York reached Jhicago Tuesday night Like the pokesman of all the other fronl unning candidates Roosevelt said e was very confident that Har iman would eventually win the nomination But he said as the others are nying that he would not attempt o forecast the ballot when his man vould be chosen lie said an exclama ion Harriman is not nterestcd in a vice presidential po ition And when reportersasked f he himself would considerit Roosevelt snapped Thats a silly question Whirling Cyclone Kefauver steps into a whirling yclone of accusations and denials le is the pivotal point of the storm campaign manager Gael Sullivan claims that some of the ther Democrats are teaming to jether to stop the senator and said he had reports of efforts to bribe omc of Kefauvers California dele gates Sullivan named no names in his harge of a gang He said it might be going ahead without the cnowledge of the candidates them elves but that their backers were n on the plot He said he had heard second and about the California bribe lory and mentioned the name of en Kerr Kcrr lost no time in denying the tory and called it an alibi for vhat he said was Kefauvers im Tending defeat Sen Russells campaign man ger Sen Edwin C Johnson of Colorado expressed the opinion hat Gael must be getting jittery nd seeing things under thebed Conniving Nevertheless Sullivan said s cloak room conniving then ;