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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS Fiv Cent Copyl MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 4 ThJj ConiZsla of Two Ont No BLUE SWEEPS GOVERNOR CONTEST James R Brown Given G 0 P Nomination for County Attorney VOTE TABULATION PAGE 2 Jess Buttleman Clear Lake re publican and Cal Dwan Mason City democrat will compete for the office of sheriff of Cerro Gordo county in the fall election voters decided in Mondays pri mary election Dwan won over his fellow dep uty sheriff J J Burnett better than two to one the vote being Dwan 1167 and Burnett S49 on the basis of unofficial returns Buttleman got overwhelming support in his home town Clear Lake and ran strong in the rural precincts besides carrying 3 of the 8 precinct in Mason City This gave him a total of 1650 to 1413 for Philip Thurtle Mason City James R Brown won easily over C R Servison for the republican nominee for county attorney pil ing up a vote of 2239 to 857 He will face Morgan J MoEnaney unopposed for the democratic nomination in the fall election E R Steinberg incumbent ran thirtf in his race for renomination as supervisor from the 1st district on the democratic ticket Tim Phalen present sheriff was nom inated for the office in a close race with Fred Cahalan Not until the last precinct was in at p m was the race decided the finaljypte being Phalen 605 Ca halan 582 andSteinberg 283 Phalen wiU be opposed by Fred re publican nomination in the gen eral election J 3VL RyDorn was nominated bythe republicans for supervisor in the 3rd district in the south part of the county getting 215 votes to 47 for N S Krapp and 73 for W S Cahalan Ryburn will be opposed in November by Henry Hitzhusen incnmbent Cerro Gordo county gave Gov Robert D Blue an overwhelming plurality in his race for renomina tion piling up a vote of 2465 for him against 934 for George Olm sted It also gave Earl iMiller a plurality the vote bxing 1581 to 1250 for Wayne Ropes for secre tary of state on the republican ticket The vote for other state officers on the republican ticket was For treasurer of state John H Cruick shank 983 John M Grimes 1760 commissioners 1274 Warren For commerce David B Long MacHenry 718 B M Richardson 1139 and Lloyd Smith 1067 The vote for Frank Miles demo cratic nominee for governor was 1514 which compares with a total of approximately 3409 votes cast for governor on the republican ticket For representative in congress on the democratic ticket the vote in the county was 723 for Dan J P Hyan and 487 for Ernest J Seemann C L Loomer and R R Pierce were nominated for constables by the republicans in the Mason City township the vote being Loomer 1314 Pierce 1106 and Ben J Smith 927 The democratsnominated L H Bohn and S A Smith for con stables the vote being Bohn 587 Smith 577 and Tom J Kopache 420 The ballotIncluded a consider able number of candidates in both parties who were nominated with out opposition They include the following State representative W H Nicholas republican and O A Muhlstein democrat County au Harris republican no democratic candidate County L Raymond de republican Emery A Van Every democrat Clerk of the district H MacPeafc republican Mrs Gail James dem ocrat County Lola Mason republican Robert E Le Due democrat County Dr Ralph E Smiley republican no democratic candidate For Mason City justice of the peace Howard M Remley was the only republican candidate for the 2 offices while F T Barrett am Verne A Mettler were the dem ocratic candidates While the vote was light in the rural precincts In Mason City balloting shower the evidence oi ardent campaigning for contestet offices The Mason City vote totaling 3497 was the largest since 1940 The following table shows the Republican Winners Buttleman and Dwan Win Cerro Gordo Sheriff Races PHALEN OF DEMOCRATS AS SUPERVISOR JAMES H BROWN Attorney Nominee JESS BUTTLEaiAN Nominee Democratic Winners CAL DWAN TIM PHALEN Nominee 1st District Nominee Italian Republic Advocates Build Up Commanding Lead Monarchy Vote Trailing J NAVYBEGINNING TO MOBILIZE IN MARITIME RIFT Stations Ordered to Comb Personnel for Experienced Sailors Washington The navy Tuesday began mobilizing to op erate Americas vast merchant leet if the maritime strike goes on June 15 Naval stations were ordered to comb their personnel for men with experience in the merchant marine and also to line up volun eers among discharged navy men With time slipping away ship operators and CIO Leaders Harry Bridges and Joe Curran were ne gotiating day and I night at the abor departmsnt Monday nights session did not wind up until 15 minutes after midnight Then U S Conciliation Director Edgar L Warren told newsmen 1 That a temporary deadlock forced the negotiators to turn away momentarily from the issue of a shorter work week for sea men of the CIO National Maritime union and take up instead one of many side the number of electricians each ship should car ry The snag over hours developed after the union made 2 new offers and the eastern ship operators one 2 That the Pacific coast ship ping industry comes into the ne gotiations Tuesday for the first time with discussions starting be tween Pacific ship operators and the marine firemens union an independent group The navy inovearnto the fast aevelopinr pjicture Monday Uight adding punch to President Tru mans promise to Keep the ships goingeven if he bad to use he armed forces to do it Two orders crackled out to na val stations from the office of the secretary of the navy Commandants were instruct by 2 to 1 Christian Democrats in 1 st Place Rome favoring the establishment of a republic ap peared to be building up a com manding lead Tuesday as Italian officials completed the tabulation of approximately onequarter of the votes cast in this nations 2 day elections A semiofficialtabulation of ap proximaVely 10 per cent of the 25000000 votes estimated to have Been cast showed the republic leading the monarchy almost 2 to 1 In addition results from 25 pel cent of the ballots cast in the con current voting for a constituent assembly showed the the road Christian democrats headed by Premier Alcide De Gas peri in first place with the com munists and socialists battling it out for 2nd Since all 3 of these parties to gether with the republicans are committed to the establishment of a republic election experts of the ministry of the interior said they deduced that the republic proposal was well in the lead Returns from 9167 out of 35236 balloting places gave the Christian democrats 2054338 votes social ists 1364742 and communists 1 227859 It was emphasized however that most of the reported vote was from northern industrial Italy re publican stronghold and that the agricultural south traditionally loyal to the house of Savoy could upset the calculations Hirohito Tours Tokyo Hirohito will make a 2day inspection tour of the agricultural and fishing areas of Chiba Prefecture on the west coast of Honshu island Thursday and Friday comparative vote with other pri mary elections TOTAL CITY iprw 2F1W 1P2W 2P2W 1P3W 2P3W IP4W 2P4W 3940 436 433 690 466 592 550 472 332 1942 371 337 680 375 515 406 414 260 1944 1946 280 420 289 405 489 305 680 430 315 312 181 395 475 479 420 222 Totals 3971 3359 2610 3437 SAYS RED PEACE HELP NECESSARY Bevin Tells Commons of Russian Obstacles London Secretary Ernest Bevin told the house of commons Tuesday that permanent peace in Europe could be guaran teed only if Russia enters freely into the European settlement But he said all through Rus sian speeches and writings runs the idea that Russian methods alone represent democracy and that certain other systems c either fascist or cryptofascist This is one of the greatest ob stacles to peace Bevin declared m a speech openinga fulldress debate on foreign affairs The debate will continue for 2 days OP A CONSIDERS CUT IN SUGAR Washington Tuesday considered making a sharp cut in sugar allotments to the baking in dustry This would prevent bakers from using their smaller flour supplies in highpriced pastries instead of bread A final decision was expected within 2 OPA makes its third quarterly indus trial sugar allotment The suggested cut would reduce bakers sugconsumption to the level of other industrial users Plane Collides With Automobile in Iowa Madrid of automobile and an airplane highway 60 south of Madrid Mon day was reported by the state highway patrol No one was in jured Officers said the plane piloted by Donald Love Runnells over shot the landing field at Madrid ploughing 300 yards through a clover field and onto the highway where an automobile driven by Pete BinVbi 57 Madrid was pass ing Gordon Johnson Runnells was also aboard the 2passenger plane recruit volunteers from discharged navy men ed to among volunteers who would stand by to be called to active duty on mer chant ships if needed The order said men with deck radio and en gineering experience are especial ly in demand Two and a half million men have been released from the navy since last August 2 Naval stations anfl fleet com manders were instructed to report within 24 hours how many men they now have who are experi enced in handling and stowing cargo No exnavy man will be called to acthe duty just now but vol unteers will stand ready to be called if the strike of CIO seamen and dock workers goes on Detroit Man President Rotary International Atlantic City N J ard C Hedke of Detroit was nom inated and elected by acclaim Tuesday as president of Rotary International Hedke a native of Neuwadel Germany succeeds Thomas A Warren of Wolverhampton Eng He came to the United States as a boy and now is vice president and a director of the EatonClark company Detroit manufacturers of chemicals and dyestuffs Harold E Stassen former gov ernor of Minnesota and mentioned as a possible candidate for the re publican presidential nomination in 1948 declared Tuesday that President Trumans proposed emergency labor legislation was totalitarian and would permit the government to break and de stroy any business or union Stassen said in an address pre pared for the 37th annual Rotary International convention that the presidents labor legislation in volves very fundamentally the fu ture liberties of men of business and of labor and the futurewel fare of the people as a whole Osten Nominated On Writein Vote for Worth County Coroner B H Oslen of Nbrthwood was nominated for the office of coroner of Worth county on the republican ticket by the writein method at the primary Monday No candidate had filed for the office on either party Pulp Waste Tests Corvallis Ore Ore gon State college has undertaken experiments to convert wood pulp waste into high protein cattle food based on methods used in Ger many during the war DAN J P RYAN Nomination EARL G MILLER Surprise ROBERT D BLTTE Like a Deer Senate Nears Vote on Draft LawExtension Washington The senate Jingerly set itselj Tuesday for a new try on deciding the future of the draft but the only advance agreement was that those in the armed forces should get more money Senator Gurney RS Dak floor leader for a proposed extenr sion of seleciive service until May 15 1947 told a reporter both house and senate are certain to approve a pay increase proposal Senator Wherry RNebr re publican whip who wantsto sus pend all inductions said a major ity of the senate is agreed upon pay increases And Senator Edwin C Johnson DColo who wrote thestopgap extension under whichselective service is operating until July 1 said the only argument on payis lepublican Robert D Blue x Kenneth A Evans x arl G Miller Chet B Akers x J M Grimes x rlarry D Linn x John M Rankin x David B Long x 3 M Richardson x Jessie M Parker x as to the Johnson added that puzzled why the senate after weeks of planning suddenly put aside the politicallyhot draft leg islation in midafternoon Monday under agreement to take it UO again Tuesday We could have finished the bill he said There is no reason I know why it should hot have been finished Gurney made a long speech in favor of continuing selective serv ice until May 15 of next yearwith draft of IS and 19 year olds now excluded from induction by de mands of a house majority Senator Vandenberg RMich noted the lack of peace treaties with Austria and Italy and ob served that our armed forces in Europe had been cut to a very dangerous minimum Senator Smith RN J an nounced he favored the extension including induction of teen agers even though this would include his own 18 year old grandson Only one democrat Maybanjt S Car joined these 3 republi cans in support of the extension and Gurney surprised the senate by suspending further action until Tuesday The house which approved a 9 month extension of the draft with all inductions suspended for 5 months and teen agers exempt at the same time voted a pay in crease ranging from 50 per cent for privates in the army and cor responding low ranks in other services to 10 per cent of all offi OSAGE MAN DIES IN MASON CITY Charles Jacobs 79 ot Osage president of the Mitchell county CoOperative Oil comnany for 16 years died in a Mason City hos pital Monday night of uremic poisoning He had been ill only a few days Ke is survived by his and a brother Frank of Osage Police Called Upon to DeHypnotise Girl Minneapolis Minn ing all hypnotists Police Tele phone Operator Abe Sieff wants a lesson in dehypnotising An unidentified boy called the station Monday night and beggec Sieff to help him I just hypnotized a girl and dont know how to bring her ou of it he wailed Sieff didnt either But before he could get the name and ad dress he heard a girls voice She came out of it by her self I guess the caller said and hung up Sief I said hed still like to know how its done General Election Nominees Des Moines for Iowas November general election x Denotes incumbent STATE TICKET Governor Lt Governor Secretary of State Auditor Treasurer Sec Agriculture Attorney General Commerce Cmsr Commerce Cmsr Supt Pub Instruction Thomas E Martin x Henry O Talle x CONGRESSIONAL TICKET Democratic Frank Miles SeweU E Allen M P Hogan W A Yager Clarence E Smith F J McMahon Upton B Kepford Isaac Snyder Hay Walsh Laura M Nanes First District Second District John W Gwyrine x Third District KarlM LfeCompte x Fourth District PaulCunningham x Fifth District JamesI JDolliverx Sixth District en F Jensen x Seventh District lharlesB Hoevenx Eighth District Clair A Williams Richard V Bernhart Dan J P Ryan A E Augustine Vince L Browner Oscar E Johnson Philip A Allen George A Heikens Japan Militarists Branded Assassins in Trial Prosecutor Keenan Makes Charges as War Crimes Trial Begins Tokyo starting Hideki Tojo and 25 other deposed Japa nese militarists Tuesday were branded assassins who ruled the most treacherous and perfidious nation of all time and who soughtto dominate the world Chief Prosecutor Joseph B Keenan made the charges in a 15000 word opening statement at their ivar crimes trial before a 10 judge Internationa military tribunal Keenan said that ever since 1904 when Japan sprang a sur prise attack on Russia at Port Arthur that the entire world reai ized such action is intolerable The florid American prosecutor described the defendants as com mon felons who deserve and will receive the punishment for ages meled out in every land to mur derers brigands pirates and plunderers He said that Pearl Harbor Hong Kong and Mukden are all part of one grand pattern and the vice of it consisted in the exhibition of utter contempt for the lives of blameless and helpless individuals all over the world Tojo and the other defendants sitting in the brightlylighted prisoners dock listened intently through headphones to a transla tion of Keenans charges Keenan noted for flights of ora tory delivered the entire 15000 word statement in quiet tones After he finished court recessed until June 13 to permit defense counsel more time to prepare its Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair and warmer Tuesday night and Wednesday Iowa Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Warmer Wednesday and in west and central portions Tuesday night Minnesota Partly warmer with cloudy scattered and light showers in extreme upper Red River Valley late Tuesday night and in northwest and west cen tral portions Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 59 Minimum 35 At 8 a m Tuesday 64 YEAR AGO Maximum so Minimum 34 TRUMAN SEEKS NEW MAN IN UN Faces Task of Filling Stettinius Vacancy Washington ff r e s i d e n Truman Tuesday faced the exact ng task of finding a new Unite States representative to the Unite Nations He once described the post a one of the highest anfl most im portant within the gift of the na tion and it was with obvious re Inctance that he accepted the res Ignation of Edward R Stettinius Jr late Monday If the president and Secretary of State Byrnes had any successor to Stettinius in mind Monday night some of their top aides did not know it In fact there were indications the 2 men had not even started surveying possible candidates Herschcl Johnson a career dip lomat who has served as deputy to Stettinius will fill the U N seat temporarily Much of the speculation about a successor centered about John G winant former republican governor of New Hampshire who recently completeda 6year as signment as ambassador to Brit ain Winant now is U S repre sentative on the U N economic and social council Others mentioned are Under secretary of State Dean Acheson and Joseph E Davies former am bassador to Russia and Belgium Ottumwa Citizens Vote to Annex Airport Land Ottumwa of Ot tumwa decided in Mondays elec tion to annex 733 acres of land north of the city including the municipal airport The vote was In Agency township of Wapello county the voters of the township approved a township levy of one mill for the maintenance of fire lighting equipment jointly with the town of Agency The vote was 28 to 4 It will be the first town ship fire department in this sec tion of Iowa The city of Agency now maintains a onerig fire sta tion MILLER UPSETS VOTE DOPE BY BEATING ROPES Ryan Wins Democratic Nomination for 3rd District Over Seemann BULLETIN DesMbines from 2445 of 24S4precincts for the republican nomination for gov ernor Blue 139708 Olmsted 80600 Returns from 2346 of 2464 precincts for the demo cratic nomination for governor Miles 47620 Returns from 312 of 313 precincts for the demo cratic nomination for congress third district Ryan 2594 Sec maii 2020 Returns from 332 of 334 precincts for the republican nomination for congress seventh district Jensen 19247 Revell 4554 Des aioines republi cans rejected the bid of George Olmsted wartime brigadier gene ral for governor and gave Gov Robert D Blue the nomination for a second term in Mondays pri mary election On the basis of virtually com plete returns Blue appeared leaded for a winning margin of 50000 votes He won each of the 89 counties Olmsted 45 who ashed the party to break the precedent of always giving its nomination to a governor who seeks a second term frciled Blue 47 from the start and conceded his defeat when ap proximately lialf the vote was tabulated Biggest surprise of the day was the defeat of Secretary State Wayne M Ropes the only repub lican incumbent whose candidacy was turned back He lost to a for mer holder of that office Earl G Miller who because ot illness was unable to wage a campaign With the returns virtually complete Miller was leading in 94 of the 99 counties Miller was on the road to a 40 000vote advantakc over Ropes with returns tabluated from all but a lew of the states 2464 pre cincts Another a milder the size of the turnout voters in this first post war chance to exercise their rights at the polls Indications hat the total vote would be almost 50 per cent more than in the lowpoint pri mary of 1944 On the basis of nearly complete returns about 310000 persons re publicans and 60000 democrats Two years ago in a presidential election year the primary total was 215000 with 115000 republi can and 40000 democrat votes cast Miller filed for the nomination then became ill with pneumonia and did no campaigning Hopes meanwhile visited in most parts of the state In advance the republican nomination for governor had seemed the only real challenge to an incumbent There were rela tively few races for major offices on the republican ticket and only one on the democratic side Iowa does not elect a senator thisyear Prank Miles the only democratic candidate for governor kept tip a continuous program of nonpo lifical addresses while Blue and Up Gasoline Prices Chicago Representatives in 11 states including Iowa have been authorized by Standard Oil company Indiana to advance normal and subnormal consumer and dealer tank wagon prices on all grades of motor and aviation gasolines threetenths of a cent a gallon Olmslcd were Miles said he battling it out would not start campaigning until his opponent Jn November had been determined Although uncontested in his bid Miles was the favored guberna torial man in at least 4 counties where he pulled more voles than either Blue or Olmsted separately And in Carroll and Dubuque he outscored the republican candi dates combined A few counties neglected to count Miles vote As returns built up toward the finish Blue who climbed the po litical ladder from county attor ney Jed in each of the 99 counties over Olmsted Des Moines insur ance executive making his first bid for public office Blue carried his home county Wright by a 3 to 2 margin and eked out a 154 vote victory in Polk county Olm steds home base Dan J P Ryan Parkersbnrg publisher was the only democrat who had opposition for a major office He won his partys nomi nation for 3rd district congress man over Ernest J Seemann of Waterloo often a candidate but never a winner Only 2 of the 8 incumbent re publican congressmen had oppo sition and each won handily Hep Paul Cunningham serving his 3rd consecutive term from the 5th dis trict defeated Ray Yenler former state insurance commissioner Rep Ben F Jensen now in his 4th con secutive term from the 7th district was renominated over Miss Ra chel Revell 67 year old Guthrio Center rural school teacher ;