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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LV Associated Press and United Pr Full L Win Fi Cents MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 28 1949 This Paper of Two No 25t Congress Can Decide Atom Issue Truman Says Secret Sharing Must Have Legislators1 Support Acheson Asks Arms Aid Europeans AP Wircphoto WOMEN BUILD HOUSE FOR June 9 fire destroyed the home of Mr and Mrs De E Milbourn Sacramento Cal Wednesday 5 of their neighbors all wom en joined together to rebuild the house Theyre making progress too Here they are busy at work On the roof with 4 of the women carpenters is Mr Milbourn right with saw under aim who is acting as foreman on the job Milbourn is in ill health and can not do any heavy work No Forma Decision on Rent Control Des Moines Gov William S Beardsley said Thursday he had talked with Attorney Gener al Robert L Larson about the rent control situation in Iowa but that he did not ask for a formal opinion The governor said he wanted the attorney generals opinion on the matter before appointing a rent investigator or taking any other action regarding rent de control in Council Bluffs The Council Bluffs city council has voted to decontrol rents and petitioned the governor for per mission to do so The governor had said he would appoint an in vestigator to study the rental sit uation in Council Bluffs before he decided After a Chicago judge Monday held the federal rent law to be il legal Governor Beardsley held up appointment of the investi gator The governor said Larson did not express his opinion on the matter immediately Larson was tied up in a meeting with his staff Wherry Asks Senate Unit to Hear Baruch on Foreign Aid Washington Leader Kenneth S Wherry asked the senate appropriations committee Thurs day to hear elder Statesman Bernard M Baruch before re viving the administrations foreign aid money bill After 4 days of heated debate the appro priation measure was Thursday comment and not available for Soys Truman Program Like Red Measures Chicago Illinois re publican leader told a GOP grass roots conference Thursday that points in President Trmnans fair deal program correspond to measures advocated by William Z Foster head of the communist party in the United States Fred A Virkus president of the Conference of American Small Business organizations and a former Illinois legislator made the charge in the keynote address prepared for delivery at the meet ing The 3day conference which Virkus said would be attended by delegates from 40 states was called in an announced attempt to reorganize republican national leadership and present a con structive alternative to new deal ism Most of the 100 rank and file republicans attending were delegates or alternates to the 1948 republican nominating convention Virkus charged that the last was a sham battle and that republican leadership was about as completely disorganized is if an atomic bomb had hit it Both parties he claimed have strayed far afield from the pre cepts of our constitution and the bill of rights He listed some of the points of President Trumans Jan 5 1949 message to congress which he said corresponds to steps advocated by Trmrjrrl KnVlPT back to committee late Wednesday on a parliamen tary technicality With an eye to fresh testimony Wherry said he would like the committee to hear Baruch who had some critical comments on the Marshall Plan when he re turned from a visit to Europe this week The financier and adviser to presidents said the foreign aid program is not as effective as it should be He indicated a belief that Europe might help itself more if the United States helped less Although Wherry insisted that he did not want to delay the bill unnecessarily he said the ap propriations committee should hear new evidence on the issues which have divided the senate To Discuss Bill Committee Chairman Kenneth McKellar planned to discuss the foreign aid measure with members Thursday or Fri day I dont see any reason why it shouldnt be reconsidered all down the line he said Thats what it was sent back to committee for Vice President Alben W Bark ley who as the senates presiding officer ordered the bill sent back to committee said that of course it will be passed Since the senate has 3 other big appropriation bills awaiting action it presumably will not return to the foreign aid measure for several days Into Committee Senator John L McClellan D forced the bill back into committee Wednesday at the clim ax of a 3hour parliamentary wrangle Senate Democratic Leader Scott W Lucas had used a parliamentary objection to kill McClellans ad mendment to earmark part of the Marshall Plan funds for surplus farm products McClellan then used the same weapon to block further senata consideration of the bill Cabinet of France Stays Paris UR Premier Henri Queuille Thursday staved off the threatened collapse of his cabinet the most stable France has had since the war by persuading 4 ministers to withdraw the resig nations they had submitted The middle of the road coalition which has governed for 10 months was thrust to the brink of dissolu tion by a sudden unheralded squabble over paying vacation bo nuses to government employes Quick work by Queuille caused the rebellious ministers to with draw their resignations Had they refused the premier would have been forced to turn in the resigna tion of his entire cabinet The 4 rightist ministers pre sented their resignations to Queu ille Thursday afternoon at an emergency meeting where he sought to resolve his differences with them over the bonuses The ministers were Robert Be tolaud minister for veterans and war victims Antoine Pinay un dersecretary of state for economic affairs Robert Bruyneel under secretary of state in the vice pre miers office and Jean Moreau undersecretary of state for air The crisis blew over a single day before the national assembly which approved the North Atlan tic pact Wednesday was scheduled to recess until October Washington Congress members appeared Thursday to have won a major victory in the hot dispute over their right to help decide whether atomic secrets are to be shared with other nations Lawmakers greeted with obvi ous satisfaction the presidential olive branch held out Wednesday at a closed door meeting of state department military atomic and congressional policy makers Mr Truman told the senate house atomic committee through Secretary of State Acheson that he feels any action on the share theatom issue must have the sup port of both congress and the ex ecutive branch of government Have Uranium A vital factor in the question of sharing the nations abomb se crets with Britain and Canada is the fact that the United States is largely dependent on those coun tries for its supplies of the material that makes atomic weapons possible Announcement of the presidents position as outlined by Acheson was made by Senator McMahon chairman of the joint committee following the 90min xite meeting McMahons statement further disclosed that Acheson acting on presidential instructions had out lined a plan for maintaining the status quo and also for conduct ing exploratory discussions with the British and Canadians No More Secrets Senator Hickenlooper ranking GOP member of the joint committee said he understood Achesons plan to mean the Unit ed States would not divulge any atomic secrets on a higher level than at present And this level he told a reporter is far below that involving bomb and industrial in formation He added he is satisfied now that congress and the joint com mittee will not be bypassed in what he termed the socalled ne AP Wirephoto Mrs Oliva Dionne mother of the famous Cites Threat of Soviet Aggression Secretary of State Pleads Administration Aim Before Congress Washington Secretary of State Acheson told congress Thursday the United States should begin promptly to help rearm western Europe because the pos sibilities of direct military aggres sion by huge soviet forces cannot be ignored Leading off the administrations for congressional approval of a arms aid pro gram Acheson pictured western European countries as living under the shadow and constant fear of Russian armies which are the greatest the world has known in peacetime He also suggested that Russia is approaching a crossroads in its policies toward the west where it may have to choose whether to continue trying conquest by po liticalmeans orto resort to QUINTUPLETS MOTHER AT VATICAN Canadian quintuplets shows a Vatican attendant a photo album of her daughters short ly before her audience with Pope Pius XII last Saturday She presented the album to the Pope during the audience With her and the attendant in the Consistory hall of the Vatican are Sister Aimee des Anges left and Sister Marie Ange both of Cor beil Ontario who accompanied Mrs Dionne on her trip from Canada gotiations Hickenlooper over the weekend had declared that this country must not be allowed to forfeit its lead in the atomic by giving its knowhow on weapons to any other country Propose Arbitrators in Transport Dispute Des Moines William S Beardsley said Thursday that both the Des Moines Railway com pany and the AFL Streetcar Mens union have given him lists of pro posed arbitrators to settle 2 issues in their dispute Each side submitted 5 names which were not disclosed Beards ley will choose one person from each list and the 2 selected by him will pick a 3rd arbitrator Issues to be arbitrated are the unions demands for a 22cent hourly wage increase and a daily check on the companys cash re ceipts BULLETINS Washington UR President Truman disclosed Thursday that he has offered the supreme court vacancy to Attorney General Tom Clark and has asked Sena tor J Howard McGratn D R to succeed Clark at the justice department Fawnnaping Taboo Roscommon Mich sons rescuing young helpless deer will be napers and considered prosecuted fawn under Washington UR The sen ate Thursday unanimously passed and sent to the house a compromise bill to strengthen the powers of Defense Secre tary Louis Johnson and unify the army navy and air force in a single department of de fense Murray Says Steelworkers Want 72iCent Wage Increase New York Murray of the CIO Steelworkers announced Thursday his union wants a pack age increase of 30 cents per hour in their current dispute with the steel companies including a 4th round wage increase Mrs Walter Damrosch Dies in Bar Harbor Bar Harbor Me fi Mrs Walter Damrosh 82 wife of the internationally conductor died night known musical here Wednesday Ottumwa Navy Man Survives Air Crash San Diego Cal navy flyers were rescued early Thurs day by coast guardsmen and a 3rd aviator is missing following the crash landing of their torpedo bomber off the Coronado island 15 miles southwest of here Saved were the passengers of the plane N K Abt 25 aviation electronicsman of Leonardo N J and J E Bukowski 19 air m a n apprentice of Ottumwa The union says that the cur Iowa A search by coast guard rent average basic wage rate of of cents Murray revealed the demands for the first time at the opening session of the fact finding board appointed by President Truman to avert strike in the dispute RefSOnS Die in Iowa Car Crashes By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Three persons died in traffic accidents in the state Wednes Murray was the first speaker for the union before the board The demands also include 1123 cents per hour for pensions and 627 cents per hour for social in surance The union is not afraid to have its side of the dispute examined in the public interest the union head told the board The industry on the other hand has been desperately anx ious to conceal the economic facts from impartial scrutiny The industry is amassing profits at the staggering rate ap proximately one billion dollars an nually after all taxes This is a record high never approached be fore even in the boom year of 1929 She was the former Margaret Blaine dauaghter Elaine who went of James G from Maine Michigan law the conservation de newspaper ranks to become sec partment warned retciry of state planes and surface craft is con tinuing for the pilot whose name was withheld Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is the only American whose bust is in Westminster Abbey in England Foster in his book America1 Toward Soviet Virkus said Foster mentioned as a starting point an immense housing and slum clearance pro gram to facilitate expropriation of landlords and capitalists Mr Truman Virkus said went one better in advocating farm housing in addition to low rent public housing slum clearance and housing research AMMONIA TANK BREAKS Keokuk A hose connec tion on an ammonia tank broke at the Dryden Rubber Industries plant Wednesday and put 4 per ions in the hospital Benny Sullens was burned Helen Bode Opal Rud dell and Wanda Richardson all were overcome by fumes None was in serious condition Youth Drowns Near Mclntire services were incomplete Thursday morning for Raymond Gerchas 18 son of Mr ard Mrs Joe Gerchas farmers near here who drowned in the Wapsipinicon river south of Mc lntire Wednesday afternoon Raymond a graduate of this years senior class was in the wa ter with Robert Miller 14 son of Mr and Mrs Fred Miller who live on one of the Gerchas farms Neither boy could swim well but they were aided with an in flated tire The boys had decided to go home when Raymond left the tire and dropped into a hole Robert dived in after him suc ceeded in getting hold of him but the lad struggled and Robert was forced to pull away to save him self Robert ran from the river call ing for help and his screams were heard at the Gerchas farm by Mr and Mrs John Anton and son Henry of Chicago who were visit ing there Henry ran to the river dived in and got Raymond The boy had been in but a short time He was laid face down but showed no indication of life and was pronounced dead by Coroner R L Whitley of Osage who ar rived soon afterwards Besides his parents the boy leaves 2 sisters in Chicago and a brother at home steel workers is per hour In the previous 3 rounds of post war wage increases the union got cents in 1946 15 cents in 1947 and 13 cents in 1948 The figures for the last 2 years include some fringe benefits 4 North lowans Treated for Polio Iowa North lowans have been admitted to University day hospitals here cases They are as poliomyelitis Sandra Wagoner 3 Iowa Falls fair daughter of R L Wagoner admitted Tuesday David Patton 3 Hampton seri ous son of J C Patton admitted Thursday Sally Schnurr 5 New Hampton serious daughter of A J Schnurr admitted Wednesday Leon Recker 19 New Hampton son of Charles Recker fair ad mitted Wednesday Ruth Paulsen 2 Iowa Falls was placed on the inactive list Thurs day Fatally injured in a cartrac tor accident near Prescott was F M Castle Prescott Iowa farm er The accident occurred on a county road He died in a Cres ton hospital Mrs Mae Schaub Gold 68 of Des Moines was killed in Des Moines in a carpedestrian acci dent Mrs Alfred Kjose 47 of Akron died after the car in which she was riding and an ambulance col lided at the intersection of high way 75 and Iowa highway 10 6 miles west of Orange City Henry Braakman of Sioux Cen ter a passenger in the ambulance which was enroute to Sioux City to bring his wife home from a hospital also died of injuries suf fered in the crash which killed Mrs Kjose About a half hour after the Des Moines accident Police Pa trolmen P K Fever Stanton Rodgers and Richard Nehring ar rested Robert Hahn 18 of Des Moines on charges of failing to give aid to the injured and fail ing to stop at the scene of an accident Three other persons were in jured in the carambulance crash They were Mrs Martin Kjose 49 of Elk Point S Dak her hus band Martin 50 and Ted Van der Ploeg Sioux Center tary means Acheson appeared before the house foreign affairs committee to make his plea for the arms pro gram already under attack by in fluential congress members Psychological Effect Acheson mere pres ence of the large Russia forces has had a psychological effect that has been damaging to recov ery stability and has been a major influence in the loss of freedom and self determination in im portant areas of Europe Nor can the possibilities of di rect military aggression be ig nored he said When political aggression fails as it has failed so far in western Europe totalitarian regimes are often tempted to gain their objectives by military means particularly when they consider that no effective resistance is pos sible It is our aim to forestall that possibility by making it clear that military aggression against the na tions of western Europe can be undertaken only at great cost and with no assurance of success Would Secure Peace Acheson repeatedly told the committee that if this country woulo back up the pledges of the North Atlantic treaty with mili tary assistance he believes would be secured and no aggres sor would dare take on the whole combination of western powers fundamental pledge of the reaty that an attack on one sig natory will mean an attack on alls closes the door to piecemeal ag gression Acheson said The bulk of the proposed arms aid would go to pact nations Acheson said that in the light of treaty pledges and with the arms program he did not believe any aggressor at this time would dare to take the desperate gamble of an allout war The gangster mind likes to amble only on sure things said It is the aim of this program to insure that successful swift and comparatively effortless military action by an aggressor would be impossible and therefore to maka the gamble too hazardous to be tempting AP Wlrephoto WATER WATER JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE Heavy late afternoon traffic moves slowly through water covering intersection of Queens boulevard and Grand ave in Queens N Y Wednesday after a freak storm swept across northern New Jersey the northern part of the city and parts of Long Island Cohen Henchman Dies of Wounds Los A n g e 1 e s JP Edward Neddie Herbert henchman oi Gambler Mickey Cohen died early Thursday of shotgun wounds suf fered July 20 at the hands of rival gangsters Herbert had been in a critical condition since the shooting The slugs blasted his liver spleen and kidneys Cohen a former movie bit actor and a stateappointed bodyguard for the gambling boss also were hit but are recovering Herbert had escaped 11 shots from gangsters only a month be fore as was entering apart ment 3 Receive North Iowa Postmaster Nominations Washington Presiden Truman has sent to the senate these postmaster nominations for North Iowa Oscar A Jaeger Decorah Jeanette L Mennen Kesley ant Julia A Stott Titonka SAME Robert Fulton was a portrait painter before he became an in ventor Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Turning cooler Thurs day night and Friday Low Thursday night 65 High Friday 85 Iowa Occasional showers cooler northwest portion Thursday Friday partly cloudy and cooler with thundershowers east and extreme south Low Thursday night 65 northwest to 75 south east Minnesota Occasional showers east portion early Thursday be coming fair late Thursday night Somewhat copier and less humid Thursday night and Friday with fair weather Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for tht 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thurs day Maximum 85 Minimum 70 At 8 a m Thursday 79 Precipitation 10 YEAR AGO Maximum 94 Minimum 53 ;