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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Associated Prest and United Press Full Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 2 1950 Acheson Asks Congress to Approve Arms Bill Must Help Pact Nations He Argues Washington Secretary of State Acheson Friday urged con gress to approve a new 000 foreign arms aid program to help free peoples protect them selves against those who would enslave them Acheson said the United States must continue its military assist ance to western Europe in order to preserve the North Atlantic area from aggression He said the western anticorn 1 munist coalition already has made j great progress in economic and political cooperation and in defc fense But the secretary said If any one of us let down or 1 slacken our efforts the result could well be disaster Only by forceful concerted action along the lines which have been initiat ed can the countries which prac tice democracy preserve democ racy Achesons prepared testimony was presented to a joint session of the senate foreign relations and armed services committee AP Wirephoto GRADUATEDBeverly Graham 18 above was gradu ated from Ottumwa high school Thursday night never having attended a class Because of an attack of osteomye litis 6 years ago she has taken all of her school work by means of a teachaphone Hickenlooper Assails Brannan Dike Brannan farm plan Senator Hickenlooper R said Thursday would des troy any possible hope of a long range nonpolitical farm program The senator a candidate for re election spoke at a program mark ing the 50th anniversary of the founding of Dike Hickenlooper called the Bran nan plan the most colossal fraud ever attempted to be put on a free people He said it would re sult in regimentation of the farm ers Under the plan proposed by Secretary of Agriculture Brannan prices would be allowed to seek their own level but farmers would be guaranteed a certain income i A J Loveland former under secretary of agriculture and a candidate for the democratic nom ination for U S senator will speak Friday on the closing day of the anniversary celebration here He is a supporter of the Brannan plan Hickenlooper also criticized what he called the deficit spend ing policy of the government He said with an increase in the na tional debt and increased gov ernment expenditures new con trols over business and the peo ple asked by the administration have been given it by a supine and weak congress Chester T Dike for whom the town was named was present for the program Now past 80 years old Dike lives at Mason City He formerly was an engineer for the Chicago and North Western rail road North Iowa Towns Show Population Unofficial population figures just released for North Iowa com munities show the following as compared with the census of 10 years ago 1950 1940 Livermore 612 736 Ledyard 326 317 Senate Group Okays Rent Control Bill Washington senate banking committee Friday ap proved by an 8 to 5 vote a bill continuing federal rent control un til Dec 31 and putting up to cities to vote whether to contin ue them for an additional 6 months beyond the end of the year The measure is the same as a bill approved by the house bank ing committee with 1 exception Hotels now controlled only in New York and Chicago wouldbe removed from ceilings under the senate measure Actually the pro vision would only affect Chicago in this respect Chairman Burnet R Maybank D S Car said that at least 3 democrats on the committee re served the right to oppose the ex tra 6 months local option pro vision if they are not convinced meantime that it is constitutional Maybank said he himself had ser ious doubts about it Seven democrats and 1 repub lican Senator Irving M Ives R N Y voted for the house bill sponsored by House Banking Chairman Brent Spence D Ky Four republicans and 1 demo crat Senator A Willis Robertson D Va voted against the measure CATHOLICS INCREASE New York are 27 766141 Catholics in the United States Alaska and Hawaii an increase of 38 per cent during the past year the official Catholic di rectory for 1950 says The direc tory issued Thursday said the in crease over last year was 1047798 Paper Consists of Tijp iiiMir ction No 2W HELD IN CUBAN JAIL IN HUSBANDS Karen Nelson of Utica Mich is shown in the womens prison at Guanajay Cuba where she is being held on charges of murdering her cane planter husband Alvar Nelson 31 Mrs Nelson who was educated at Emory University Atlanta Ga was visited by U S Ambassador Robert Nelson who said I am much impressed with her She is a very fine woman She is held with 2 Cubans in the fatal shootinglast December of her husband on his plantation at Bayate Cuba Commerce Presses Ouster of 2 Officials Accused as Bad Security Risks Report Jap Commies in Showdown By RUSSELL BRINES Tokyo fP Japans commu nists goaded to fighting temper by international revolutionists may lace a showdown in Saturdays antiAmerican general strike Reliable Japanese sources said Friday General MacArthurs head quarters is studying a government plan to outlaw the Japan commu nist party The details already are known to the communists through the usual leaks the sources said Whether the plan will be adopted may depend greatly on the communist demonstrations Saturday The red party predicted more than 400000 labor unionists and thousands of students would join in the nationwide strike Violence such as the Memorial day kicking and stoning of Ameri can troops may result in the Japa nese government outlawing the communist party U S Makes Atomic Artillery Republican Leaders Uneasy After Senate GOP Oration Attacking Bigotry Fear By GEORGE E REEDY JR United Press Staff Correspondent Washington UP leaders waited uneasily Friday for Senator Joseph R McCarthys reply to an indi rect charge by 7 GOP colleagues that he is exploiting fear bigotry ignorance and intolerance The statement was read to a startled senate by Senator Margaret Chase Smith R and obviously caught topranking republicans offguard In most cases they joined Sen Robert A Taft R Ohio in a guarded no comemnt Carthy would make some sort of reply to Mrs Smith in the near future Six republican senators placed their signature on a declaration Senate GOP Leader Kenneth S i conscience drawn up by the Wherry Neb noted that the state ment and Mrs Smiths accom panying speech did not mention name Refers To McCarthy Although she named no names Mrs Smith obviously was refer ring to McCarthy and his charge that the state department is over run vith communists The Wisconsin republican who sat through her speech without a word later issued a terse no comment There was little doubt among his colleagues however that Me JANESVILLE WOMAN DIES Janesville Wte Ken neth S Parker wife of the presi dent of the Parker Pen Co died Friday She was born in Madison Wis only woman senator They were Sens Charles W Tobey N H George D Aiken VI Wayne L Morse Ore Irving M Ives N Y Edward J Thye Minn and Rob ert C Hendrickson N J Charges Confusion It accused the democrats of creating confusion by lack of ef fective leadership complacency to the threat of communism and oversensitiveness to rightful criticism But it added Certain elements of the repub lican party have materially added to this confusion in the hopes of riding the republican party to vic tory through the selfish political exploitation of fear bigotry ig norance and intolerance Mrs Smith was even more bit ing in her speech She said that as a senator she was not proud of the reckless abandon in which unproved charges have been hurled from the republican side or the ob viously staged undignified coun tercharges that have been at tempted in retaliation from the democratic side SAME traffic 4ealh IB pail It AP WJrcpnoto DEATH CAR FOR spectators mill around the wrecked passenger car in which 5 youths were killed and a 6th seriously hurt in a collision near Harlan Wednesday night Sheriff Orrell Gearhart said the passenger car carrying a group of young people who had attended a high school commencement program at Harlan crashed into the rear end of a Gton truck shearing off the passenger cars top and decapitating 3 of the teenagers West Powers Police for Germany Washington western powers are considering a propos al to create a central police force of 25000 men in Western Ger many This was disclosed Friday by the state department which said the proposal was advanced by Chan cellor Adenauer of West Germany The suggestion was taken up by the AmericanFrenchBritish for eign ministers at their London meeting early this month but no decision was reached Press Officer Michael J Mc Dermott told a news conference that the matter now has been re ferred to the AmericanBritish Frcnch high commissioners at Frankfurt for a decision after dis cussions with West German lead ers McDermott stressed there has been no agreement yet as to the nature or size of additional police units for Germany As a matter of fact he said the 3 western allies have not even de cided whether more police are needed By MAX BO YD Washington AP The United States has developed atomic artillery shells and atomic warheads for guided missiles it was learned Fri day News of these revolution ary weapons comes in the wake of Defense Secretar Johnsons report to Presided Truman on March 31 that thi country is developing a vari ety of new atomic missiles which may have tactical a well as strategic significance That means they can be use against troops in the field as we as against industrial targets Reports of the new weapons ar giving Atlantic pact military plan ners new confidence that western Europe can be made secur against possible aggression with out bankrupting the United State and its allies Atlantic pact planners do no regard tactical atomic weapons a a substitute for stronger conven tional ground and air forces i western Europe or for stronge air and naval forces in the Unitec States They believe that strengthene ground and tactical air forces in Europe are essential to force th Russian army in case it attacks to concentrate in mass forma tion and thus be vulnerable to atomic weapons Atlantic pact military planner have feared that the absence o real military strength in western Europe may invite soviet attack a few years from the void is filled in the meantime By CHARLES MOLONY Washington commerce department pressed ouster proceedings against 2 trade officials Friday in the face of an accusation that the real reason for its action is fear of a congressional investigation Department officials said maladministration charges are being readied William W Remington simi lar to those handed Thursday to Michael E Lee Both Remington and Lee are 10000ayear officials of the de partments office of international trade Both have denied congres sional charges that they are poor security risks both have refused to quit as requested by Secretary of Commerce Sawyer Lee was notified Thursday that he will be fired unless he can refute the maladministration ac cusation within 5 days Says Sawyer Yields MPH Friday northwesterly Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Friday night and Satur day Low Friday night 50 to 55 High Saturday in mid60s Iowa Clearing north and wes portions showers ending in southeast portion Friday night Much cooler Friday night with low 44 to 48 northwest 48 to 54 in south and east portions Sat urday partly cloudy coolei south and east High Saturday 65 to 70 Shifting winds 1520 night Winds 20 MPH Sat urday Further outlook Low Sunday morning 42 to 46 Sun day fair with afternoon tem peratures in upper 70s FiveDay Weather Outlook Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal Normal high 77 to 80 Normal low 53 to 57 Cool and below normal Saturday and Sunday Warming Sunday Cooler again by Wednesday Minnesota Clearing and much cooler Friday night with light frost northwest and the extreme north Saturday fair slightly warmer northwest portion Low Friday right 3236 northwest and extreme north 3844 south and eastcentral High Satur day 6065 IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette Weather Statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum 79 Minimum 55 At 8 a m 59 Precipitation 05 He retorted jn a statement that the accusation was a subterfuge That Sawyer had yielded to an ultimatum by some senators that the department would be in vestigated unless Lee was dis charged Sawyer has said that his action against the 2 men is grounded in the interest of good administra tion rather than loyalty While the department refused to give any details about the charge against Lee its basis already had been indicated by Assistant Secre tary of Commerce Thomas C Blaisdell Lees direct boss Blaisdell told a congressional committee back in February it was learned that there had been complaints by certain people who were disciplined by Mr Lee for not doing their work properly Mr Lee is a hard taskmaster He works his people hard Lee 42 years old and a com merce department employe for 5 years said inhis statement No 111 Will I bear the secretary no ill will for his action because I believe he was motivated by an understand able desire to save his department the trouble of a congressional in vestigation I wish it were possible for me to accommodate him by resigning I cannot do so because a matter of principle has been raised which affects not only myself but every other government employe Lee will continue on the depart ment payroll until a final decision on his dismissal is reached offi cials said After his initial reply and the decision assuming the finding is against him he will have a right of consideration by a department appeals board and a further review by Sawyer Harlan to Hold Mass Funeral for 5 Victims Harlan inquest will be held Tuesday afternoon into the autotruck crash the lives of 5 Wednesday night which claimed young people Sheriff Orrell Gearhart earlier announced that the inquest would be held Monday morning but be cause of the Iowa primary elec tion he said it had been changed to Tuesday afternoon Mass funeral services will be held in the Lutheran church at 3 p m and stores in this town of 4000 will be closed from 3 to 4 p m on Saturday Shocked residents of Harlan have called off the high school class day which had been sched uled for Friday The annual kids day sponsored by the American Legion which had been planned for Friday was postponed for a week The dead were Darrell Cham beilain 19 of Dunlap Robert Brockman 19 Mary Ann Lind strom 17 Jo Ann Anderson 18 and Charles Ocean 19 all of Har lan The driver of the car Gaylin Sisson 20 was in serious condi tion at a Council Bluffs hospital Sisson Miss Anderson and Brockman graduated from Harlan ligh school Wednesday night They heard Dr Milo Bail presi dent of Omaha University ask hem not to celebrate the gradua tion by getting out on the high way and driving 85 miles an hour Shortly afterward the car in yhich the 6 young people were riding struck a truck driven by Robert B Pugh 21 of Spirit Lake Authorities said the speedometer of the wrecked car was jammed at 92 miles an hour Sisson was the survivor of those in the car The truck was carrying 6 000 pounds of live fish Neither Pugh nor his companion Elizabeth Farr was hurt MAUNA LOA ERUPTS Honolulu Loa the worlds most active volcano erupt d Thursday night after 18 months I uneasy quiet There were no reports of damage List Primary Whos Who for Voters Des Monies campaign leading up to Mondays primary election has been one of the quiet est in years Even the candidates themselves havent been able to stir things up very much But there are so many contend ers for the various nominations by the 2 major parties that voters may welcome a primary whos who For the democratic nomination for U S senator Albert J Loveland 57 Janes ville farmer former U S under secretary of agriculture and for several years chairman of the Iowa production and marketing administration Nelson G Kraschel 60 Harlan auctioneer livestock grower and former governor Otha D Wearin 47 Hastings livestock breeder former con gressman Alvin P Meyer 52 Van Meter farmer and oilman Willis M Shaw 73 Newton theater manager former examiner in the state auditors office Ernest J Seeman 44 Waterloo factory worker and frequent can didate For the republican nomination for U S senator Senator Bourke B Hickenlooper 53 Cedar Rapids attorney serv ing first term as senator former governor Earl F Wisdom 60 Des Moines attorney former assistant attorney general executive secretary of the Iowa rural electric cooperatives for 10 years secretary of Iowa re publican committee in 1930 Harry B Thompson 50 Musca tina salesman and truck farm op erator For the democratic nomination for governor Lester S Gillette 57 Fostoria farmer former instructor at Iowa State college widely known judge of dairy cattle member state board of education former state senator Myron J Bennett 42 former Des Moines city safety commis sioner and former radio announcer who is running as liberal inde pendent democrat For the republican nomination for governor Gov William S Beardsley 49 a New Virginia farmer and drug gist Unopposed For the democratic nomination for lieutenant governor Iver Christoffersen 51 Cedar Falls attoiney Unopposed For the republican nomination for lieutenant governor J Kendall Lynes 47 Plainfield farmer and state senator Richard V Leo 60 Dysart farm manager and president pro tern of state senate W H Nicholas 57 Mason City turkey raiser Butler county re corder 1916 to 1924 served one term in the Iowa house For the democratic nomination for secretary of state Mrs Mary S Kelleher 62 Fort Dodge operates title and invest ment company democratic nation al committeewoman 1940 to 1944 Unopposed For the republican nomination for secretary of state Melvin D Synhorst 36 Orange City incumbent serving his first term attorney Unopposed For the democratic nomination for state auditor Neil B Little 28 Hampton graduate student at Drake univer sity Unopposed For the republican nomination for state auditor C B Akers 61 Ottumwa in cumbent since 1938 former coal dealer in Ottumwa Mrs Edna Lawrence 44 Ottum was public safety commissioner served 2 terms in Iowa house For the democratic nomination for state treasurer Leonard J Wegman 40 Ana mosa banker son of former demo cratic state treasurer Leo J Wcc man Henry M McCulIough Daven port real estate dealer For the republican nomination for state treasurer M L Abrahamson Boone state tax commission cashier the last 8 years former Boone county treas urer Ed Kallemyn 37 on leave as secretary of the Iowa World war II bonus board former agent for slate bureau of criminal inves tigation Lawrence I Truax 85 supervi sor of county audits in the auditors office since 1929 former Guthrie county auditor George W Hesalroad ;