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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press mid United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents n Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 28 1952 Consists at Two Ona N0 2S1 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Away From the Convention Din T am proceeding on the theory today that both of the listener and I the commentator are entitled to a little reprieve from the political oratory which has been filling the air and mo nopolizing the airwaves through most of July You no doubt have been listen Ing in on it at a radio receiving set and Ive been hearing it at close range in Chicagos International Amphitheater described as the only airconditioned convention hall Jn the world Although only about twothirds as large as the Chicago Stadium seat of other national po litical conventions it is an enorm ous space to aircool Later Ill get around to summa rizing my impressions of the Dem ocratic conclave as I already have done with respect to the earlier Republican gathering But for my allotted time on this occasion Id like to talk to you about topics no more pressing in the scheme of things than bachelors and bald heads hearing aids columnists and red schoolhouses I have in mind a visit with you not a com mentary Ineligible for Both Clubs And Im leading off with the bachelors and baldheads because within recent months Ive been in vited to join an organization oi each Unfortunately or is it seem to be ineligible for both The first of the organizations to rush me for membership calls it self the Bachelors Protective As sociation In the letter of invita tion I was reminded that there arc 19 million unmarried women ii this country and warned that every last one of them is out to capture a husband Bachelors the notice adds are outnumbered and m u s organize for their mutual protec tion The need for this protectioi is growing by the minute This last sentence was heavily under scored The coldturkey offer put to me Is that Ill be insured against mar riage for a full year and theres special rate if I can get four o more bachelors to join me in mem bcrship Well as Ive already suggested Im out of that deal Im married Just how my name ever got on thej mailing list of the Bachelors Pro tective Association is something Ill probably never know Ikes on the Letterhead The second proposition for mem bership in a distinguished organ ization that at the very least youll reached me from the National Baldheaded Club Its headed by an old American Legion buddy of mine Osval Jlan son Once he was my Iowa neigh bor he lived in now hes living at St Cloud Minn and is serving as national organizer of the baldheads Appearing on the letterhead of the invitational letter arc such wellknown names as Gen Dwight D Eisenhower and the Hon Rob ert L Doughton of North Carolina From a personal meeting with the general in France last January and again in Chicago this very month I can testify that he really qualifies for the club And every time 1 look at Mr Doughton the Carolina wizard on governmental finance in the low er house of Congress I wonder what have the nerve to accept the full tariff for that tiny fringe of hair at the base of a dome not unlike a billiard ball I would guess that the part in his hair is the broadest to be found in official it be that of House Speaker Sam Ray burn of Texas Theyre the Chosen Few Baldpates the letter to me points ROBERT J DOUGLAS Iowa Am vets Elect Douglas 1953 Convention to Mason City Robert J Douglas Mason City vas elected state commander of Strike Threat in Aluminum Industry Hits Economy Rally PITTSBURGH strike threat in the aluminum in dustry put a new roadblock Monday in the path of Americas economy as the nations steel mills gained speed in their drive to recover from a 55day walkout Contract negotiations between the CIO United Steel workers and the Akimnium Company of America broke otf in Washington with the union threatening to strike Tuesday at 8 p m Alcoa said the union is making wage demands greater than those granted by the steel industry The union replied with a stnLcmcnl that the USW is out to level off pay dif ferentials in the nine different plants in which il represents work ers OneThird Recalled United Slates Steel Corp pro Mrs HD Page Rites to Be at 2 pm Tuesday Mrs Harry D Page a member of one of Mason Citys bestknown ducer of onethird the nalionrs families clictl Sunday morning steel said onethird of its employes She was the former Marian have beenrecalled Shipments of Mirkley daughter of the Into Mr More Shutdowns WASHINGTON Iff I Thousands of factory shutdowns and idle ness for many more thousands of metal workers will develop in the wake of the steel strike the defense production administra uul Mrs J E E Markley Her zither was one of Iowas mosl iromment attorneys Mrs Page who is survived by tier husband and a sister Miss Doris E Mark ley was born March U 1880 Sh e attended owas Americans Veterans of World War II Amvets at the piouutTion tion warned Vrm illsido School milsklc Wis Sunday of the three day convention n Fort steel on hand al the finishing in 1905 MSIteBMEg and later al The 1953 state convention will be icld in Mason City it was the strike June 2 are being made Special emphasis is Untied ley College Mrs Ben Syble Kroma moving tin plate used in graduating in Elock was chosen president of of tin 1909 She re owa department of the Auxiliary Mrs Carrie Heitland Clear and Laughlin Steel Corp said the backtonormal process PAGE ceivcd a masters degree from Hadcliffe Col was named department historian Other officers elected by the full swing at its big plants in Pittsburgh and nearby and taught English at famed Welleslcy College Wcllcslcy Mass vets were E Stewart Ulrich but is hilling a snag at Page was a national author ciioo first vice commander on roses Her interests includ Ben Kroma Shell Hock firms Otis works in horticulture cducaton art and vice commander Cmrd still is closed J and L problems Moss Mason City was elected CIO United Stcelworkers Page was a past president a three year term on the board of directors of the service work but a dispute involving railroad workers on a the Iowa State Hose Society a member of the Clio Club and the and Marvin McKee Mason Cily past commander was named is holding up the parade One trouble spot was cleaned Mitchell Club A Christian Science service will the department finance committee The national commander John L Smith of Ohio spoke at the Saturday evening the weekend employes of J and Ls Pittsburgh works grumbled because they didnt get an across the board wage held at 2 pm Tuesday at Ihe Major Memorial Chapel Interment will be al Elm wood Cemetery The Major Funeral Home is Monday J and L said charge arc on the SEVEN All Together UNIONTOWN At least Steel Ihe Mich UP When persons were killed Sunday when largest producer hopes Johnson wants to know heavilyloaded truck ran wild mammoth plant going cousin he doesnt nearby Summit Mountain in seven lo go very far The news crashed into a carload of back to work carrier has 42 first cousins ers at the foot of the began in earnest Michigan natives living in or long the outskirts of Arcadia Courtcsv Hampton hroniclr WHERE TWO YOUTHS this car sklcswiped a truck five miles west of Hampton on Highway 1 early Sunday morning Harold E Anderson of Gait a sailor home on leave and Leon L E Barnes 39 Long Lane Mo were killed Anderson the driv er was killed instantly and Barnes was thrown clear of the car dying within minutes Two Die in Hampton Crash as Car Sideswipes Truck young men one out constitute only two per cent a sailor were killed at am of the peoples of the earlh But and these are Mr Hansons words not mine they are the signally honored and specially privileged since the days of Julius Caesar Once more Jm mystified How did T ever get into a class wilh Ike Eisenhower Robert Doughton and Julius Caesar on a basis of being devoid of alfalfa on the top of my head I have an abundance of hair But alas it turned gray And whether thats better than los ing it altogether is a debatable question I admit But theres no question about my not being eligible for this organiza tion which calls itself the Nation al Baldheadcd Club Ill just have to sit this one out Now to move on to another sub ject of a slightly less frivolous na ture hearing aids And its CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Sunday when the car in which they were riding sideswiped a truck and overturned on Highway 3 five miles west of here The dearl are H E Anderson 19 son of Dclbcrt Anderson of Gall a sailor home on leave and Leon Lelan E Barnes 19 of Long Lane Mo The Barnes family formerly resided near Gait Sheriff Lee Lcmke of Franklin County said the 3951 Plymouth car was headed cast when it side swiped a truck going in the op posite direction driven by Henry R Hcyer of Titonfca The truck with a trailer attached went into the ditch and upset but the driver was not injured accord ing to Sheriff Lemke The car skidded and turned around and came to rest in the opposite direc tion from which it had been travel ing Anderson the driver was killed instantly Barnes was thrown clear of the car and died within minutes The two young men had left An dersons home in the car of Ander sons father only 2f minutes before the crash occurred Anderson had completed boot training in the Navy and was re turning to his station in Norman Barnes was to have brought the car back to Gait The driver of the truck told Franklin County Coroner John F Martin and a coroners jury Sun day morning that he saw the car All About Sen Brien McMahoh Dies at 48 of Cancer DAUGHTERS WERE at the Leo Elthon heacltHmrtcrs in the Kirkwood Hotel at Dos Moines Hiving the Republican convention were his four comely daughters three of whom are shown above from left Mrs Leslie Nelson Amy Lou and Sylvia Thefourth Mrs Ed Davis of Omaha was unable to be present at the homecoming for her father staged bythe residents of Fertile Saturday night at which the above pic ture was taken BUENOS AIRES Argentina jight persons were reported dead ml scores injured in the crush inlay as thousands crowded up o pay last homage to Eva Peron Doctors manning improvised first id stations near the ministry of abor where the body of Argcn inas first lady was lying in slate aid some deaths resulted from rampling othersfrom heart fail ure They said Ihousnnds were given first aid but most of these UK only fainlcd Many however uffcred fractured legs or arms Troops hurried in during the jiorning to help police control the rowds as they lined up four ibrcast in milelong queues for a 0sccond walk past the bier of resident Juan D Pcrons wife ind political partner who died Saturday night after a long illness lany waited eight hours for a limpse of the body The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy ant cooler Monday afternoon high 80 to 82 Fair and cooler Mondnj night Low rr lo 58 Tuesday fair and pleasant high 83 to 85 Partly cloudy and cooler Monday afternoon occasiona light Ihundershowcrs extreme south early Monday afternoon high near 80 northwest to near 30 southeast Partly cloudy ant cooler Monday night Tuesday mostly fair somewhat warmci north and west and cooler Mnn approaching on his side of thcj pavement and headed for the shoulder but could not avoid the collision jury included Rex C Jlob inson Kelly Noltc and Harold C Argent Stale Highway Patrolman Carl E Condon and Sheriff Lemke who investigated the accident said there were no skid marks from the tires of the car though there were marks of Ihe I ruck I ires day night Tuesday partly cloudy and warmer Scattered thunder showers northwest and west ccn tral Tuesday afternoon and eve ning High Tuesday 82 to 8G east 80 lo 92 wcsl GlobeGazette weather daln up to 8 am Monday Maximum 113 Minimum fiJ At 8 am 72 Jrocipilation 11 Sports Bulletin HELSINKI tow ering basketball team paced by Bob Kurland smothered Russia 8658 Monday in a crucial semi final game in the Olympic tour nament 8 Persons Die in Crush to See Eva Beckwith to Hang Aug 4 DES MOINES William Bcardsley announced Monday that he has decided not lo inter vene in Ihe scheduled hanging of Edward J Buddy Bcckwilh TJcckwilh 30yearold Waterloo actory worker is scheduled to die Aug at Fort Madison prison for Ihe 919 mutilation slaying of Mrs Irma lean Slahlhut of Morrison Last week Mrs Nancy Beckwith mother of the doomed man asked the governor to commute her sonsi dcatli sentence to a life term Ueckwilh was twice convicted and sentenced to flic 7ho supreme court granted him a new trial on he first conviction but upheld the second OlohcGjizcllB photon by Giblis SEE STORY AND MORE PICTURES ON PAGE 6 WITH Leo Elthon who achieved a landslide victory for the Republican nomination for licu lonant governor last Friday is shown above with his two grandsons 5ames Douglas Nelson son of Mr and Mrs Leslie Nelson and RayAlan Elthon son of Mr and Mrs David Elthon both of Fertile The picture was at the homecoming for Elthon Saturday night Texas Demos Spurn Truman ReElectGov Allan Shivers SAME ItUck flar rnrani Irnfrla ilrxlh n 21 DALLAS Tex than a million Texas voters turned a po litical cold shoulder to Washing Ion Saturday as they swept Gov Allan Shivers and Price Daniel slate attorney general back into office litith are antiTruman ad ministration Democrats Shivers bent down he double barrelled challenge of Austin At Lorncy Halph Yarborough backed by the proTruman faction of the state Democratic Party and Mrs Ailcne Traylor San Antonio house wife Incomplete returns gave him votes to 395802 for Yar borough who conceded Mrs Tray lor polled only Daniel besieged by Rep Lindley Rcekworth a Truman administration favorite and E W Napier an unknown Wichita Falls attorney went into office handily as the successor to colorful US Sen Tom Connally A Sunday night fount gave him o 234208 for Bcckworth and 72917 for Na pier The voting was in the Demo cratic primary in which nomination usually means election in heavily Democratic Texas The primary results and pre cinct meetings Saturday left the state Democratic outlook as un certain as it has been Another battle between state party factions over the binding of presidential eicctors lo national parly nominees seemed a sure thing for the Sep tember state convention Meanwhile it appeared Martin Dies original chairman of the House unAmerican activities com mittee faced a runoff with Former Lieut Gov John Lee Smith of Lubbock for congrcssmanalIargc Dies held a majority until early Sunday night Ihen Smith edged into the picture The latest tabu Chair man of Congress Atom Group Candidate for Demo Nomination WASHINGTON Gfl Sen Brien McMnhon 48 n Connecticut Demo crat with a passion for peace and n key role In the nationsatomic energy program tiled Monday of cancer f Dcnth came Monday morning with members pf his family at his side in Georgetown where the senator went in June for aa operation Dr Philip A Caulficld Me Mahons personal physician said the senator was stricken with can cer the lung which had spread to his back and pelvis Gets U Votes lllncss prevented his campaign Ing us a candidate for the Dcmo erotic presidential nomination Friends from Connecticut gave him 16 voles anyhow at the Democratic national convention last week From his hospital bed McMahon ordered his name withdrawn McMahon was a brand new sen ator n 1945 when atomic bomb devastated Hiroshima Awesomply impressed he de cided this new force must be leashed to save civilization and dedicated his life to that goal Despite his relative inexperience tie became chairmanOf the Senate ttouac Atomic Energy life voice of Congress on all Atomic affairs the highest lay authority on the subject1 r t 1 lie first won fameas chief pflho Justice Departments criminal di vision In 1933 he personally moved into bloody Harlqjn County Ky during a war between coal mine operators and union labor McMahon was shot am bush but unhurt Two of his key 7 DES MOINES Rlowa shock grfaf Monday of Sen McMahon hit fellow of joint S n a t Hooit com on atomic energy Hi and 1 went to theSenate at and been friends ever since though we be longed to different political par ties Sen Hickenlooper said witnesses were slain and the homes of two others were dynamited but the New Englander restored law and order after spectacular trials for terrorism Rep Carl T Durham North Carolina Democrat is vicechair man of the SenateHouse Atomic Committee and automatically takes over the helm until a successor is elected Sen Richard B Russell DGa is the senior Democratic senator on the committee and Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper RIowa is the senior Republican member In New Haven Republican gov ernor John Lodge of Connecticut can name a successor to take over McMahbns Senate seat only until the November general election Both Republicans and Democrats are expected to hold special state nominaling conventions to select candidates for the full unexpired term As a senator McMahon fought tenaciously to fill US arsenals wilh terrible new weapons of the atomic age but denounced in bit ter terms the world tensionswhich made them necessary Vigorously and repeatedly he called on Ihe world to live in peace to clear out the arsenals and de vote its energies to a better way of life Peace Plan On February 2 1950 McMahon outlined a world peace and dis armament plan under which the US Russia and other nations would pledge to reduce military spending and use large portions of Ihe savings for a greatworld wide attack on poverty and dis ease A year later in another dramatic gesture he sponsored a resolution passed by Congress expressing Americas friendship for all peo ples of theearth including tha Russians and urging the Soviet lation showed Dies with 1824 per government to make this known fpnl nf Ihn vntp lo its citizen1 cent of Ihe vote ;