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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and Press Tvll Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY M 1952 This Tiiper Consists of One One No 250 nson Sparkman Lead Democrats Forces Farouk t6 Egyptian Throne Leave Country CAIRO The army announced Saturday night that 32yearold KingFarouk had abdicated infavor of his six son Crown Prince Ahmed Fuad Army soiyces said there was a slight clash when Army troops moved in on Farouks Has El Tin palace in Alexandria early Saturday morning of royal guards was reported arrested The militarybacked government of Premier Aly MaherPasha who took over early this week in a coup backed by a new strong Mohammed Naguib had served a sixhour ultimatum on Farouk and demanded that he leave Egypt Leaves Country The Armys general headquar ters communique said the king left the country before expiration of the ultimatum Egyptian broadcasts heard in Beirut said he sailed on his royal yacht for Europe French reports said he might ultimately go to the United The communique added that his majesty has kindly consented to accept both demands and they were put into effect at the sched uled time with nothing happening to cause trouble Two Conferences Aly Maher had two conferences with the king at Alexandria Then Farouk was visited by US Am bassador Jefferson Caffery On emerging after a 10niinute confer ence Caffery told newsmen We discussed the situation He de clined to elaborate Cairo dispatches quoted Army sources as saying Farouk was taken to Cairo late Saturday morn ing The reports did not say how the monarch travelled from Alex andria to Cairo To Throne in 1936 Young Farouk look the throne April 28 1936 after the death of his father King Fuad I But be cause of his youth at the time regency he was threeman ruled for 15 months Farouk portly mustachioed and bespecatcled long has been famed for his fabulous gambling sprees on the French Riviera and even in some of the more exclusively plush nightspots of Carlo and Al exandria extremely proud of the manner in which his group held for their can didate On the vole by acclamation to make the nomination of Stevenson unanimous there was not dissenting vote in the Iowa delegation The Kefauver backers felt Ste venson is vulnerable on two points one the corruption issue in Illinois and the other the fact that he was a character witness for Alger Hiss and can thus be branded as having Communist leanings The lowans expressed a disposi ton to go with the Stevenson DODGE John Smith of choice on the vice presidency al Washington DC national comthough their preference would have mander addressed the eighth anbeen Alben Barkley First because nual state convention of the Amerihe is one of the most beloved mem can Veterans of World War II Sat urday afternoon here Smith and Mrs Dorothy Sullivan charming Mrs Barkley would W Brunswiclk NJ Amyets automatically be the first lady of the land if the Democrats won National Commander Talks to Convention Auxiliary president wilt be hon a banquet Saturday eve ored at ning KILLED IN FALL NEWTON Batty GG Colfax Jasper County highway de partment foreman was fatally in jured Friday when he apparently missed his footing and fell from a bridge Iowa Demos Will Support Steyenson Give Governor 10 Votes on 3rd Ballot By W EARL HALL Staff Representative Iowa delegation can be counted on to back the can didacy of Adlai Slevenson the new Democratic presidential nominee although there is no attempt to conceal the disappointment felt by the backers of Estes Kefauver that Jhcir candidate did not win The final Iowa vote on the third ballot was 10 for Stevenson 8 for Kefauver 3 for Russell and 3 for Barkley Had the chairman of the delega tion been able lo get recognition the vote would have been changed giving Stevenson 11M votes half a vote drawn from Kcrr and one from Barkley The hard core of eight Kefauver votes stuck to last We didnt want anyone lo think we wanted to gel on the band wagon said Delegate Henry Jans sen Eldora the r forces stated hers of the party and secondly that since Stevenson is unmarried the FILES SUIT DES MOINES D L Galvin of Knoxvillc Friday filed a damage suit in district court here against the Iowa Electric Light and Power Company of Knoxville grow ing out of a gas explosion in his home last Jan 25 Wlrcphoto DAY STARTED BRIGHTLY ENDED ex pressions of Mrs Estes Kefauver and the Senators father Robert Kefauver reflect the trend of the Senators Demo cratic fortunes Friday night at the national convention Kefauver after leading on the first two ballots iost out to Gov Adlai Stevenson of Illinois on the third ballot for the presidential nomination HERES YOUR MAN Harry Tru man wags a thumb at Gov Adlai Stevenson the Demo cratic partys 1952 presidential nominee as he presents AP Wlrepiinto him to the convention in the early morning hours Of Sat urday Elthon Lt Governor Nominee GOP Convention Picks Him Over 3 Other Candidates DES MOINES Republicans chose State Senator Leo Elthon of Fertile as their nominee for lieutenant gov ernor and adopted a platform plank urging a state presiden tial primary at a streamlined state convention here Friday The sweltering delegates meeting on the hottest day of the year also pickedJohn M Ropes of Des Moines as their hort term commerce mission tandidate and called yay building program Al a poslcowentioiv session the new GOP slate central committee unanimously elected James S Schramm of Burlington to a two Cerro Gordo Gives Elthon 43 Votes While Cerro Gordo County delegates to the Republican state convention voted unanimously to back Leo Elthon for the lieuten antgovernor nomination in a caucus Thursday night the actual voting Friday showed several changes The Cerro Gordo County vote was Leo Elthon 43 Alden Doud 4 R J Oltman 1 Ralph B Slippy 1 Doud got the votes of Fred Wagner Harry Little Dr J C Kaiser and Bill Lattimer R C Krieger cast his ballot for Slippy and Dr Harold Jennings voted forOltman The remaining dele gates went for Elthon Lattimer arrived after the caucus was held Cerro Gordo County voted its entire strength of 49 votes for John Tallman of Clarion for commerce commissioner Mrs Don FitiGerald was chairman of the Cerro Gordo County delega tion and presided at its sessions North Iowa counties went al most solidly for Elthon He got all of Floyds 24 votes all of Franklins 20 votes all 29 votes of the Winneshiek County dele gates all 15 of the Worth dele gation 26 of the 27 ballots cast by Kossuth 16 of Mitchells 20 votes and all 21 votes cast by Winne bago County year term as state chairman Mrs Mabel Tracey of Manchester was chosen as the new state vice chair man Onlyone debate occurred on the convention floor That came after most of the delegates had left the hall G I Wcisscnhergpr Kcokuk manufacturer touched off the argu ment when he sought to amend the labor plank in the state platform The platform approved the na tional GOP resolution which among other things pledges support of the right to establish union shop contracts by agreement with man agement Weisscnbcrgcr wanted to strike the reference to union shop He said this conflicts with Iowa law a n d contravenes individual rights L Curtisc Wood of Cedar Rapids vice president of the State Feder ation of Labor asserted the state plank followed the national Wdissenbergerfl proposed amend ment lost by voice vote In the nominating contests both Elthon and Ropes won on the first ballot Elthon 54yearold farmer and contractor who is Senate majority leader got 1023 voles compared lo for State Senator A L Doud of Douds 305 for Slate Senator R J Oltman of Storm Lake and 102 for former Mayor Ralph B Slippy of Waterloo At the close of Ihe roll call Black Hawkswitched from Slippy and gave all its 89 votes to EI thon Page County switched itspre viously divided 33 voles entirely to Elthon Doud then moved to make the nomination unanimous Ropes a chiropractor and real eslate manwho is the sonof the laic Wayne M Ropes former sec rclary of stale also was given unanimous nomination He had led with OJ9 votes in a fiveway race at the end of the roll call His nearest rival Peter A lessen of Exira had 744 Both convention nominations were necessary because no can didate got the required 35 per cent of the vote cast in the Tune pri mary As a speedup measure the convention dispensed with nomi nating speeches The convention approved selec tionof Mrs Dorolhy Iloughton of Red Oak and Howard Hill of Miri burn as elcctorsatlargc to fill out Ihe slate of JO Iowa Republican presidential electors Seven were chosen atdistrictcaucuses in the morning and Ihe Ihird districtcom pleted its work Iowa supporters of Kefauver felt Lhc Tennessee scnalor refused the vice presidential nominalion on Ihe basis lhal Ihis would tend to shelve him He is still young celebrating his 40th birthday at the convention lowans are still his great friend About The Weather Mason City Continued fair through Sunday Cooler Saturday and Saturday night Pleasant Sun day High Saturday afternoon 80 Low Saturday night near W High Sunday about 89 Iowa Mostly fair and cooler Sat urday afternoon except partly cloudy southeast with chance of light thundcrshowcrs extreme southeast late Saturday afternoon or evening GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 94 Minimum 55 At 8 am 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 8T Minimum GJ LEO ELTHON Decker Union to Negotiate New Contract DES MOINES W Negotialions with 10 Iowa packing companies ncluding Jacob E Decker and Sons of Mason Cily for a new con ract will begin next week Russell iull district No 3 director of the CIO United Packinghouse Workers said laic Friday The unions contracts arc due to expire Aug 11 Negotiations start icxt Tuesday in Chicago with the major packers and laternext week with independent companies Union rcprcscntalivcs from all owa plants under conlract lo UPWA gathered here Salurday lo plan negotiations strategy Demands of tho union were fonn ilatetl at its national convention in Denver Colo in May They in clude1 a substantial wage in crease monthly pensions of union shop a guaranteed mini mum annual wage and contract provisions prohibiting discrimina tion on account of color race sex or nationality Last December packinghouse workers won a costofHving in crease of 6 cents an hour for men and TSs cents an hour for women Basic scales arc now hourly for men for women Art Costcllo local union presi dent represented the Mason City group at the session ExWife of Adlai Will Vote for Ike CHICAGO E Steven ions divorced wife congralulatcc him Saturday as tho best jran th Democrats could have picked bii said she herself will vole for EC publican Dwighl D Eisenhower i November The 44yearold Mrs Ellen Bor den Stevenson who divorced th Illinois governor and 1040 an plans hohr much of the convention on radi and was so sure r her exhusbun would winshe sent hiinher cor gratulatory m c s s a g c ahead o time Dtlivtred Thursday In fact she had it d6livcrcd I him around midnight Thursday Stevenson who Insistedto th end ho didnH want the nomina tion must have been pretty sure loo that he was going to get it He fired right back with his reply Thats grand Many thanks h said Mrs Stevenson made public he note early Saturday after Steven son won the Democratic nomina tion on the third ballot Message This was the message she sen ii m Dear t the Democratic Party for choosinj the finest available Democratfo President I know you will do you best for the American people Al good wishes to you personally Ellen Uorden Stevenson TOP PHOTOGRAPHER IOWA CFTV A Link letterphotographer for the New ton Daily News Friday night was named winner of the spot news and feature picture awards for dailies at the Iowa news photography short course at the State Univer sity of SAME Truce Negotiators Rap Reds Leave Talks for Week MtWSAN Korea nc gotiators Saturday accused th Communists of utter hypocrisy and walked out of the Korean true talks for a week Mnj Gen William K Harriso Ir senior United Nations dele gate told the protesting wouldreturn August 3 If you have anything worth say ing before Aug 3 you can say i to our staff officers Harrison dc clarcd The walkout ended the first ope session at Panmunjom in thrc weeks Eighteen off the rccor meetings since July 4 failed t break the deadlock over how I exchange prisoners of war kc obstacle to an armistice In Tokyo Gen Mark Clark su prcme Allied commander said th closed sessions failed to produc results because the Communist refused to recognize the incscap able fact that a large pcrcentag of Communist prisoners refuscc flatly to go back to their forme masters Before leaving the lent Harrison agreed to a Red request for clailj staff officer meetings on the dc tailed wordings of the draft armis tice agreement Delegates Okay Adlai s Selection of Southerner By LYLE C WILSON United Press Staff Correspondent CQNYBNTION HALL Chicago E Steyenson ccoiitod the presidential nomination Saturday arid Hours ater deleprates wound up their 3lst nalionalcoiiyen ion by naming by acclamation Sen John Sparknian to be lisrunning mate The names of two women Mrs IndiaTEdwardsand Judge Sarah placed in nomination butboth itiickjy withdrew their candidacy in favor of Sparkman After Hushes withdrew Farleyof New York made a motion that Sparkman bo nominated By accla nation ThcrcWas only a few cattcred nos to the vote Resumption of Steel Output Again Snagged Iron Ore Workers Havent Settled WASHINGTON Ml Union and ndustry leaders pressed hard Sal irday lo Iry to remove a sudden ind unexpected snag delaying u final windup of the nationwide steel strike All chief issues in the 55day old walkout were settled by an igrccmcnt reached at the White I louse Thursday and ratified lato Friday by theCLO Sleelworkors policy committee Tho agreement says the strike will end upon ratification Bu Saturday workers still manncc picket lines 131 list furnaces whict theindustry had planned lo fir Friday night were still banked Th longest steel strike in history dealing a severe blow to defenS and the national economy woro on The remaining issue was n dis ihvoIVUVJnitor ore vrbrlccrs Minnesota The White House ngrce ment expressed general terms fo settling the iron ore dispute nn of shoot oC tho stool strike but rie gotlators ran into roadblocks try ing lo agree on more specif terms CIOPresident Philip Murray did nottake n personal hand as iron oretalks were resumed Saturday Neither side however cxpcctcc the Impasse lo continue long Clr cumstanecs surrounding the Tliurs day agreement indicated eager ness both sides to restore pro ductibn us soon as possible The fly in the ointment was not Ihe critical disputewhich set ofi the steel strike on June 2 It was ralhcr a companion strike of 23 000 Iron ore workers in Minnesota far from the heart oC the nntion biggest industry These ore workers who arc members of the Slcelworkcrs un ion walked off the job a few hours after the stoolworkers struck They demanded the same wage and olh cr concessions asked by Ihe slcel workers together with elimination of wage differentials between them selves and Ihe slcelworkcrs whose payrales arc considerably higher Both are 52 Both the Illinois governor and he Alabama senator are 52 They hare liberal sentiments on dogics Ic Issues and sec eye to eye on oreign policy In the past both inve been intimately associated vith the United Nations Stevenson picked Sparkman to lelp him buck the Republicans in November at an early morning conference attended by President Truman who later said he was lellghlcd with the winning ticket licked by the Democrats In their last overtime session of a convention that had lasted wo days longer thair scheduled he delegates were interested main y in wrapping up their business and going home to rest up for the all campaign Practically Empty When Chairman Sum Rayburn called tlie convention to ortfer minutes lerics were practically cnVptyiaiicr only about half delegates wereon hand They had left the big hall back of the only about hours previously and were not eager to get back Selection ofAaVlce presidential 1 nominee iuT customary resolutions thanking people who helped manage the convention left only routine party Business to be cohcludecl before the Democrats launch theitvfall campaign National Chairman Frank E VIcKinncy who served this con vention ably in thctrole ofipcnce makcr between warring factions that could have split the party disastrously suidhe will stay on he job it Stevenson wants him In any case McKInney said he will quit in October Thci conventions last session ound Son Esles Kefauver oC Ten nessee again in a renunciatory Early Saturday he withdrew his bid for the presidential nomin ation and asked his followers lo vote for Stevenson Shortly before the final session ic announced he would not try for he No2 spot That left Sparkman with no contest Stevenson was nominated for President shortly after midnight on the third ballot in the conventions ninth session A hit more than an lour later President Truman in reduced the nominee and dcliv SPECIAL ELECTION AUDUBON on The Audubon County board of supervisors ha set Aug 0 as the date for a special election in the town of Uraylon on the question of establishing for a municipal water system there SEN JOHNSPARKMAN ;