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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVIII Associated andUnited Lfww Kive Cents Copy MASON CITY JULY 24 WJ This Paper Consists ol Two No 14ft Balloting fo Begin Thursday Associates Report Truman for Adlai Iowa Demos Decide to Give Adlai 8 Votes Kefauver Gets 6 Barkley Polls By W EARL HALL Staff Representative C II I C A G 0 Adlai Slevenson Thursday won by a nose over Estes Kefauver in the roll call lest of the Iowa delegation and Vice President Barklcy tlue to his ora torical triumphs Wednesday night finished a strong third The tally Stevenson 8 Kefauver Barkley 5Vz Russell 2 Kerr IVj Harriman Vi In a later test among alternates Kefauver ed Stevenson by a hall vote Figured on the entire delcga lions vote Slevenson had a margin of one vote over the Tennessee senator The roll cal followed a heat ed d e b a t c in which some del egates held Hie test was point less Others however includ ing Jake More W EARL HALL said it was ri diculous to ask for a nalionwide presidential preferential primary while declining to stand up and be counted on the eve of the actua nomination Uninstrueted Although uninstrucled More saie the delegates had a light to kriby how their fellow lowans are lining up Samuel I Raymond of Garrison alternate delegate said the lowans should not be carried away b emotions Eugene Peterson of Eslhervillc another alternate alsourged the poll saying If Stevenson docs no have his mind made up by nou about whether he is a candidate he should have Other delegates have been grumbling that Iowa Stevenson boosters had forced delays in hope of building up a bandwagon treni in Ihe delegation Tom Godfrey of Grinnell an other alternate and D c 1 e g a t James Rhodes of DCS Moines als urged the test as did former Gov N G Kraschel of Harlan Intelligent Persons We are supposed to be intell gent persons Kraschel said adc ing that even if there are additiona nominees a test now would do n harm Everett C Brown of Boone wa another urging the test sayin Barkleys decision not to continu his candidacy was an example Night of Nights for Barkley in Saying Good by to Party Gives Barbed Speech Gets Great Ovation Showdown on AP Wlrophoto SOUTHERNERS CAUCUS AFTER Robert Kennon of Louisi ana Gov Janies Byrnes center of South Carolina and Sen Harry Byrd of Virginia meet in a side room of Chicagos International amphitheater after walking ofi the con vention floor in connection with the loyalty oath President Calls Steel Parley Tells Murray Fair less to End Strike WASHINGTON W President Truman lold the leaders of the war ring steel factions in a dramatic acetoface meeting at the White House Thursday that they must sellle quickly Ihe devaslaling strike of 650000 steel workers Then the President sat the lead ers of the two sides clown to thrash out the issues which caused the strike that has closed down the nations steel mills for 53 days Used Strong Language A White House spokesman saic hat Truman in talking with Ben iamin Fairlcss president ot US Steel Corp and Philip Murray head of the striking CIO union used very strong language The appeal the spokesman said amounted lo an ultimatum None of the parties to the three way conference were willing how ever to express any outspokei hopes for a quick settlement Thursdays conference was one of the more dramatic meetings be tween Truman and chieftains o labor and industry In order t talk with them the President pu off a planned visit to the Demo cratic national convention unti Friday Final Try power politics mowing down man who had clone Ihe party much service The third district gave Stevenson 1 Barkley lxand Kefauver Dr Sterling Barber of Mason City backed Stevenson and an alternate lor S J Galvin head Kefauver man in Iowa voled for Barklcy Galvin was attending a Kefauver meeting Truman apparently wts mnkin the administrations final big tr bring accord between BULLETIN WASHINGTON steel strike was settled at the White House at 3 pm Thursday President Truman personally told reporters that CIO President Philip Murray and US Steel Chairman Ben jamin Fairless have just ad visedme that six major steel companies and the United Steel workers of America CIO have reached agreement on important basis issues Eisenhower Forces Attempt to Woo Disgruntled Demos DENVER 0 Gen Dwight D Eisenhower the Republican presidential nominee moved Thursday to scl lip a pro1 gram aimed primarily nf wooing independents and disgruntled Dem ocrats to his support The move isbased these advis ers said on a call by the general himself for continuation and ex pansion of the National Citizens for Eisenhower organ ization they credited with having played a major role in his success ful bid for Ihe GOP nomination Sen James H Duff of Pennsyl vania outlined the plan at a news conference here Wednesday night after he and two other Eisenhower leaders had conferred with the gen eral at his vacation rclrcal neat al commitleeman from Oregon spent most of the day wilh Eis enhower and discussed Duff re porlcd virtually every phase of Ihe forthcoming campaign Duff and Cake said particular emphasis had been placed at the Fraser huddle on a need for con tinuing and stepping up the activi ties of the Citizens committee The committee will have the job of bringing out a big vole of reg istered Republicans next fall But Duff said it will pay special atten tion to trying to win over inde pendents and disgruntled Dem ocrats The Pennsylvania senator added lhat the committees activities will the dustry and Murrays fiSOOOOslrik ng sleelworkers Acting defense John R Steelman whose repealed medi ation attempts to stop Ihe crippling 53day strike have failed was asked presidcnlial Miss Universe Wants Mother and Father to Examine Contract YORK UP Duruscla Finlands 18yearold Miss Uni verse said Wednesday she wants her mother and father to read her contract before she decides wheth er she will become a movie queen Universal International Studio awarded her a 7year contract aft er she won the beauty contest The pretty blonde said they wanted her to make a picture with Comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costcllo bul I didnt like tciat very much Generals Diary Now Top Secret WASHINGTON UPI The Army now has classified secret American generals diary whose contents have been known to Rus sia for a year The move to prevent public knowledge of what the document contained it became spparen Thursday is part of the Iron Cur tain of secrecy thrown around thr tourlmarlial of Maj Gen Robcr W Grow a native of Siblcy la enver Duff Gov Dan Thornton of Colo rado and Ralph Cake GOP nation to sit in during the appeal lo bolh sides or an immediate end to the walk out Looming ominously in the back ground was Ihe threat of imminent paralysis to the nations defense effort 30 Per Cent Loss Defense Secretary Robert Lovett estimated that somewhere be tween 20 and 30 per cent of the expected arms production for this year would be lost because of the slrike Ihe longest steel production stoppage in the nations history The President said nothing in ad vance about a possible bold new plan Ihe bitter steel dispute There was speculation that he might suggest a new plan to deal with the unions demand for a union arrangement which compels all workers to join the union SAME DATE 3W RUck riin Infflo 24 Itoirx In 7rascr Colo 12 miles wesl ofi be coordinated closcly with the work of the Republican national committee and the regular GOP political organizations everywhere By W EARL HALL Staff Representative night of nights for the Veep His greatest ovation preceded and followed the greatest speech of his career The vigor of his oratory was an answer to the labor leaders who had ruled him out as a presidential possibility because Ihey say he was Loo old Appears Fresh Although ho had spoken in voice as louil and clear as Paul Dover the convention keynoter he ap peared fresh and fit as lie stood on the platform and for a half hour accepted the plaudits of the great crowd and the congrnlulations of Ihe partys best known leaders The talk given without benefit ot munuscripl was largely Ihe one he delivered in Mason Cily four years ago and in Waterloo two years ago But a few extra bnrbs had been added anil he guve to iis oratory the vigor of one fight ing for his good name Thrift it Kefauver One of the barbs was aimed at fellow southerner Estes Kc tauver for whom earlier in the day there had been an unscheduled dembnstralion touched off by the Terincsseans arrival inConvcntion Hall The Vceps disavowal of political ambitions was coupled wilh a ver bal thrust at those who seek to ad vance Iheir own interests at Ihe expense of the conventions busk ness Mr Barkleys ringing affirma tion of the right of all Americans to eciual rights and opportunities1 could have been aimed at Jimmy Byrnes and others of Ihe Veeps associates from the deep South Merited Recognition Enthusiasm for the vice presi dent was at white heat in the gal leries bul in the delegate section the demonstration took on Hie char acteristics of a richly merited rec ognition of a good and failhful serv ant grown old in the service of his country The platform a document of great length and covering just about every imaginable subject was adopted without the kind of fight that had been evoked by the loyalty oath and he seating of contending Dixie delegations All the battling had been waged in the lengthy committee hearings With the platform out of the way the convention was ready Thurs day morning to get down to its toughest task selecting a nomi nee lo oppose Gen Dwight D Eis enhower AP Wlrephnlo BAKKLEY JIANGS a gay Vice President Alben Bavkley banging a gavel on the Bpeakeis na demonstratingdelegates at the Democratic convention massstatestandards before him The demon wtration was a tribute to Barkley who said goodbye to po litical life in a rousing speech Cheering and parading lasted 36 minutes as Mrs Barkley joined her husband on the podium Demos Offer Broader Farm Price Supports CHICAGO were out after the 1952 isirm vote Thursday an offer of a broadened program pro ice tingagricultural prices against declines Price supports or floors now propping the basic crops of corn wheat cotton rice tobacco and peanuts would be ex tended to perishable com modities such as livestock dairy and poullry producls A farm plank adopted by the partys national convention Wed nesday night abandoned a flexible price support program at least through IDS endorsed in the Democratic platform four years ngo Instead it applauded recent ac tion of Congress in boosting sup ports to a higher level thanother wise might haye prevailed during Ihe next Iwo years That Congressional aclion TC the government to support prices of the basic crops at nol Jess than 00 per cent of parky a standard for prices declared Parity is measuring farm Sen McCarthy Has Major Operation WASHINGTON Joseph McCarthy RWis Thursday un derwent a major stomach opera Lion which his doctors said would keep him from taking any active part in his campaign for renomini lion The senators office said the operation was performed Thursday at the US Naval Hospital at Bcthesda Md where he had been recuperating from minor sinus surgery Hospital authorities announced thai Ihe operation was performed lo mend a ruplure in Ihe large fanlike muscle dividing Ihe chest and abdominal cavities by law to be equally fair lo farm ers iiiul those who buy their prod nets The Republican convention two weeks ago adopted a farm plank that promised price supports al whatever level is necessary to maintain balanced production rAll About A WIrcpfioto CORN ON IOWA Guy Gillette left and M P Hogan of Dubuque vice chairman of the Iowa delegation stand under the Iowa standard on the Demo cratic convention floor Some corn shocks have been tied lo the standard Earth Still Rumbles After Earthquake TEHACHAPI Calif UP The earth still rumbled and Iromblcd in Soulhern California crumbling buildings already weakened by Mondays killer quake but sci entists said Thursday the after shocks were lapering off Dr Hugo Bcnioff California In slilule of Technology said seismo graph readings inclicalcd lhat set tling jolts from the quake lhat took U lives here and one in nearby Arvin Calif were following the usual pattern The Weather Mason City Generally fair and warmer Thursday night low near 05 Friday partly cloudy and warmer wilh aflernoon or night lime Ihundershowers High near W Iowa Some cloudiness and warm cr Thursday aflernoon Thurs day night and Friday A fcv widely scattered thundershowcrs likely northwest and cxlrcmc wcsl High Friday 00 lo OC Minnesota Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday widely scat lercd Ihundershowers likely soulhwcst Thursday night anc Living Costs k Reach Record Peak in June WASHINGTON WVThc cost ot iving as measured by Iho gov ernment soared lo an alllime ilgh in midJune Figures made public Thursday jy Ihe Bureau of tabor statistics showed that on June 15 Ihe price of food clothing rent entertain ment and other daily Jiving costs was per cent of the 1U35 1930 period That was 114 per cent higher than Iwo years ago just before the Korean fighting slarlcd The costoflivihg index jumped fivetenths of a point over the vious record high for last January under the pressure of higher costs for food rent and miscellaneous goods ind services About 40000 wageearners may get a pay hike as a result of the new index These workers have contracls which tic Ihcir wages lo Ihe rise and fall of Ihe new index NorthSouth ThVee States Still Wont Take Oath CONVENTION HALL CHICAGO close associates said Thursday President Truman has passed along Ihe word lhat he pre fers Gov Adlai E Slevenson for he Democratic presidential nomi nation Thetwo party leaders said Tru mans decision had been made in Lhe light of n swiftlymoving draft behind Stevensons reluctant can didacy The Illinois governor has said wanls only to run for reelection bul has not closed Ihe door against the nomination if it is offered to him Truman has kept silent publicly about his preference apparently lo avoid becoming involved in a convention fight that might not turn out satisfactory from his standpoint One of the Presidents associates told a reporter he thinks Trumani advocacy ot Stevenson1 well enough u impetus lo tiie djaft movement lo bring about theIlli noisgovernors nomination on the first ballot Thursday night Stevensons name was to be placed before the convention later in the day by Gov Elbert N Car vel of Delaware V While nominating he candidates1 were the of thrce southern whose wdel ogaUons haverefused to a oy ally pledge den Jtpecdy thciratatusin the ty x Quick Afitwvr Their action foreshadowed a pos sible quick answer tOHhe questioa of whether the three states might bolt Govs James F Byrnes ol South S Battle Vir ginia and Robert F Kenhon ot Louisiana formally asked conven tion Chairman Sam Rayburn to lell lhemwhelher their states will be allowed tocast thcic 64 presi dential nominating votes 4 Orvillc Freeman chairman of the Minnesota delegation told dele gates he will try to get recognition lo make point of order against Louisiana SoulhCarolina or Vir ginia it Ihey Iry to vole He intruded his delegation to put on demonstration if Rayburn refuses to recognize him Well dcmonslrate and yell for an hour if ye have lo to get rec ognition Freeman said Cilltd on Roll Rayburn previously had told re Destroys Cedar Rapids House CEDAR RAPIDS cxplo sion believed caused by gas ripped apart Ihe yearold frame home of Mr and Mrs Elmer Dos kocil of Cedar Rapids but they were at work at the lime and no one was hurt Several witnesses lo the explo siort Wednesday agree it just blew up Miss Mary McCarthy a neigh bor said she looked out the win over most of slate Friday Turn ing cooler northwest Friday GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 a m Thursday dow and saw the sides of the house Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 77 51 J7 at 61 blown out and the roof collapse FUNERAL RITES CLARION will be bert 43 who died unexpccleclly of a heart attack at his farm home northeast of Clarion Tuesday night following a full clay of combining in the hot sun porters the names of theIhree slateswould bo called on the roll jut that if any challenge were to Iheir voling ho would follow Ihe rules of Ihe convention in ruling on the point The three governors wrote Ray burn Ihey remain adamant in their refusal to pledgetheir delegations towork toward getting the names of the conventions presidential and vice presidential nominees on the November ballot of their respec tive stales They have not lakcn advantage of an escape clause which speci fies the pledge is not needed if it contravenes stale laws or stale parly organization rules We wish a ruling as lo whether or not we arc entillcd to full par ticipation the deliberations and votes of this convention the three governors said in their letter to Rayburn Russell First Sen Richard Russell of Georgia the Souths hope and pride got his name before the convention first as nominations began Ballotting is scheduled for Thursday night Alabama first on the alphabet yielded lo Georgia and venerable Walter George Senate colleague of Russell made Ihe nominating speech With the long list of candidates and attendant nominating speeches and demonstrations it could be late in the day before the Louisiana South CarolinaVirginia issue was reached Backers of the Stevenson draft were trying to make it a bandwag on for him Some supporters of other candidates conceded UM ;