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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 10, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E HOME EDITION TTTTTri Associated Press United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 10 1949 TORNADO HITS NEBRASKA TOWN KILLING 3 AP Wirephoto vTownspeople look over the damage which swept down on Belvidere southeast Nebraska town of 300 i MI 1S wreckage of a 2story brick cafedance hall buildinjr in were killed and 7 injured Unpleasantly Surprised at Switzer Nod Washington Senator Gil lette DIowa said Friday Presi dent Trumans nomination of Car roll O Switzer of Des Moines to be federal judge for the southern dis trict of Iowa came as a great and unpleasant surprise to me Gillette said he was not con sulted on the nomination He said he felt this was unexplainable on any other hypothesis that it is and was intended to be a direct affront to me Gillette said in a statement he had every respect for Switzers high character and record but that he had recommended William F Riley of Des Moines or Ed Hal bach of Clinton for the judgeship The president nominated Switzer Thursday to succeed Judge Charles Dewey retired Switzer was the unsuccessful democratic nominee for governor of Iowa last year GOP Lawmakers in Attack on Brannans New Farm Program Washington Brannan farm plan came under heavy republican attack Friday As the administration prepared for the opening of its ampaign to sell Secretary of program o the midwest its author drew sharp fire from GOP law Solon Cusses Prog Party ressive Leader Washington an angry scene Senator Eastland DMiss dismissed C B Baldwin who was Henry Wallaces campaign man ager from the witness chair of the senate hearing Friday and called him an S O B in the full words version Baldwin had refused to answer a question whether or not he is or had been a member of the com munist party and had accused EastIand of fighting against Ne gro rights Baldwin former administrator of the farm security administra tion also had shouted that East land represented the cotton coun cil an organization which Bald win said is made up of planta tion owners The hearings were by a senate judiciary subcommittee on bills that would require the registra tion of communist and communist front organizations Baldwin ap peared as secretarytreasurer of the Progressive party He had a prepared statement which called the bills part of the anticommu nist hysteria that has been whipped up since the end of the war Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy through Saturday Continued warm Low Friday night near 60 High Sat urday about 85 Iowa Partly cloudy east and mostly cloudy with a few scat tered west portion Fri day night Saturday partly cloudy and warmer with scat tered showers or thundershow ers west and central portions Low Friday night 6065 Iowa 5day Weather out o o k Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees above seasonal nor mal Normal highs 80 north 83 south Normal lows 58 north 61 south Quite warm throughout the period with only minor day to day changes Turning cooler Wednesday Rainfall will aver age about 3 of an inch with rather frequent periods of scat tered showers or thUndershow ers mainly atnight Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday with a few scattered showers south and east portions Friday night and ex treme west portion Saturday aft ernoon or night Warmer north east Friday night warmer portion Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for the J4 hours ending at 8 a m Friday makers in both house and senate And a freshblast was due day night from a republican sen ate leader speaking in Nebraska The republican charges levelled at Brannan from both sides of the capitol Thursday centered on his handling a grain loan program under a new commodity credit corporation bill Rep August Andresen R told the house Brannan was pulling some political maneu vering in a buildup for a demo cratic meeting at Des Moines next week The meeting was called to boom the plan under which Bran nan would pay government sub sidies to farmers while letting perishable crops seek their own level on the market In a speech that largely paral leled Andresens Senator Williams RDel told the senate that Brannan had been maneuvering to bring a sharp rise in midwest grain prices Brannan talking to newsmen retorted Those who fought to provide price support for farmers will not be fooled by the charges now being made by these ene mies of effective farm programs He said the GOP criticism of his program was mainly an effort to whitewash the republican controlled 80th congress That congress passed a farm program sponsored by Senator Aiken RVt which calls for flexible price supports on major crops It is due to go into effect Jan 1 1950 The Aiken law was expected to get strong support from Senator Wherry RNebr in his national lybroadcast p m CST speech Friday night from Alliance Nebr to a state stock growers association Sports Bulletin Boston Philip K Wrigley Friday announced the ap pointment of Frankie Frisch New York Giants coach as manager of the Chicago Cubs for the next 3 years Frisch takes over the team on Monday In New York Frisch resigned as coach of the Giants Friday to accept The Cubs now are in Boston where Charley Grimms resigna tion was announced Frisch onetime manager of the St Louis Cardinals and the Pitts burgh Pirates returned to base ball this year after a 2year sta in radio Wrigley said time manager the Cubs long Charlie Grimm Maximum Miximum At 8 a m YEAR AGO jjaxirnum Minimum Friday 79 58 71 84 58 This Paper Consists oi Two Ona No 209 Wants Check on All Atom Shipments Vandenberg Says Point Not Whether Country Is Friendly Washington Van denberg RMich called Friday for a close military check before atomic materials are sent abroad even to the friendliest of coun tries The Michigan senator said he wants to be sure that the military iaison committee approves in ad vance atomic energy commission decisions such as that which sent radioactive isotopes to a research division of the Norwegian military establishment The point is not whether a country is friendly to us he told a reporter 2 Officers The liaison committee is com posed of 2 high ranking officers from each of the army navy and air force Chairman David E Lilienthal of the atomic agency insisted during an exchange with Vandenberg Thursday that the fact Norway is a friendly country had some bear ing in thecommissions decision to send it the isotopes Lilienthal was appearing before 11th Band Festiva to Be Largest Ever the senatehouse committee as it atomic energy continued its hearings on charges by Senator of in by the Hickenlooper RIowa credible mismanagement commission chairman Closed Doors The congressional group met be hind closed doors again Friday to decide how to carry out the in quiry Hickenlooper wants to pre sent evidence that certain key AEC he doesnt want to name been questioned about their loyalty as sociations and character The committee has failed twice to decide how the lowan can go about this since Lilienthal has protested that any such method identifies the person concerned to his coworkers Chairman McMahon DConn said the worker named in Hicken loopers case A of this official on whom the FBI made a 50page report after an investiga to be heard pub licly Soviet Asks Early Treaty With Reich Would Have All Occupation Troops Out Within 1 Year Paris UR Russia proposed Friday the early conclusion of a peace treaty with Germany and the complete evacuation of occu pation forces within one year of the signing Foreign Minister Andrei Vishin sky submitted to the council of foreign ministers his long awaited proposal on Germany His 3point document said The U S S R delegation pro poses that the following decisions be adopted Draft Treaties 1 The governments of the U S Britain France and the U S S R will submit to the council of foreign ministers draft peace treaties for Germany within 3 2 The draft peace treaty with Germany will provide that occu was moving up into the front of fice as vicepresident I felt the move was necessary Wrigley said to bring anothei baseball man into an executive position Charlie will live longer in this job Wrigley added Referring to recent losses he said he had been not too happy about the way the Cubs have been going But he said the team as bad as its showing would indi cate According to Wrigley Charlie feels just like he did when he hung up his glove The Cubs president pointed out that Grimm chose his own suc cessor Be Chosen as Luxembourg Minister Washington Mrs Perle Mesta one of the women leaders of the democratic party and a fab ulous party giver in capitol society is expected to be named American minister to Luxembourg soon President Truman is reported to have decided on her appointment several days ago and is expected to send the nomination to the sen ate in the immediate future pation forces of all will be withdrawn the powers from Ger many one year after conclusion of the peace treaty 3 Consideration of the pro cedure for preparation of the peace treaty will be completed at the present conference of the council of foreign ministers Unusual Procedure Vishinsky presented the sur prise proposal early in Fridays session of the Big 4 conference on Germany He then followed an un usual procedure in making it pub lic Insteadof waiting until the end of the meeting and the regular me courtyard of the Rose Marble palace where the conference is being held to re lease it to newsmen FIREMAN INJURED DCS Moines fireman was overcome by smoke and another man escaped injury by jumping from a 2nd story window in a home fire in Des Moines early Friday Fireman Joe Bittner was overcome by smoke while fighting the blaze Says Hoffman Should Resign Washington Mc Cellar DTenn Friday shouted it EGA Boss Paul Hoffman The ooner you resign the better it vill be for the United States The veteran chairman of the senate appropriations committee Dpenly accused Hoffman of trying o bully the committee into not Cutting European Recovery funds Hoffman coldly denied he tried o put any pressure on the com mittee or that his talk of resigna on was a Hoffman threat had told reporters Thursday he would resign if he the point where he no onger thought he could direct the program successfully And he said he did not think it could be done with less than the that the EGA is ask ng for the first 10i months of he next fiscal year McKellar brought up the sub ject in Fridays hearing on the EGA appropriation saying Other than giving away other peoples money I wonder what you are doing in Europe I think it would be a very good thing if you did resign UAW Approves Deere Contract DCS Moines new con tract offered by the John Deere cbmpany had the approval of CIO United Auto Workers at the firms Des Moines plant Friday President Bill Heasley of UAW local 450 said union members voted unanimously in favor of the contract Thursday night The company proposal Includes a 5 cent hourly pay boost Deere workers at Waterloo and Dubuque also have approved the contract while hose at Ottumwa have rejected it Tucker 7 Associates Are Indicted Chicago T Tuck er and 7 associates one an ex convict were indicted on federal charges Friday as a result of their promotion of an unmarketed rear engined automobile They were accused of maul fraud violation of securities and exchange commission regulations and conspiracy A 31count indictment was re turned before Federal Judge John P Barnes by a grand jury which spent 12 weeks since Feb 12 in vestigating affairs of Tucker and his corporation Maximum possible penalties for conviction under the indictment would amount to 155 years impris onment and in fines for each of the 8 defendants TWIRLING EXPERT Otis recognized as Americas foremost baton artist is to be one of the big at tractions of the North Iowa Band Festival Tuesday lead ing the parade giving individual performances and heading up the mass twirling demonstration by hundreds of visiting twirlers at the Roosevelt stadium y QUEEN TO RIDE IN Shirley Eyler of Clar ion crowned Miss North Iowa at the 1948 North Iowa Band Festival will head the parade of queen candidates for this years title She will ride in the queens float and reign over the activities of the day until her successor is announced at the coronation ceremony at Roosevelt field in the eve ning Jake Bird Hears 4th Sentencing Tacoma Wash A Noose cheating Jake Bird often doomed jut never hanged heard his death sentence pronounced for the 4th ime Thursday In a brief court session the talk ative Negro was cut short by Su perior Judge High Rosellini before ne could commence his customary courtroom oration He was sen tenced to hang July 15 at the state penitentiary at Walla Walla Since his conviction for slaying Mrs Bertha Kludt Oct 30 1947 the 48 year old transient has heard his death sentence pronounced 3 times but each time won a stay of execution Birds various appeals and drawnout legal maneuvers have taken him into 14 courtrooms and sent his case twice to the U S supreme court He has admitted complicity in 44 killings through out the country SAME CWhiU M piul 185 PARADE map shows the route of the North Iowa Band Festival parade at 11 a m Tuesday The bands will form on Georgia in front of the high school building their headquarters go north to 3rd where they will be joined by queens and floats making the column complete as it starts south fronr the Hotel Hanford on Federal The parade will continue southward to 5th south then east to Delaware north to State and east to Pennsylvania 4 68 Girls to Compete for Queens Role Parade to Be at 11 A M Followed by Concerts in Park Mason City Is mobilizing its facilities for handling the largest influx of musical organizations queen candidates in its history at the llth annual North Iowa Band Festival next Tuesday A total of 68 girls each repre senting a community and bring ing a band will compete for the coveted role of queen of the fes tival These and special events booked by the Mason City Chamber of Commerce sponsoring organiza tion will make the 1949 festival by far the largest and most color ful ever held Last year 52 can didates for queen were at the fes tival Parade at 11 a m The festival program follows the general pattern of years with a parade at 11 a mband concerts in Central park through out the day public appearance of queen candidates at 2 in Central park and the grand finale at the Roosevelt stadium at 6 p m Chamber of Commerce commit tees headed by W L Nichols had one eye on the weather as they made last minute changes to han dle the increasing enrollment of bands which with the3 Mason City bands and the Cedar Rapids Festival Events a concerts in Central park 11 a of bands qiieehs and floats for band masters at Hotel Hanford p to Roose velt stadium 2 p candidates in Central park 6 p finale with coronation of queen at Roose velt stadium Detailed program on pace 4 Moose girls drum and bugle corps will bring the total number of musical organizations to 72 The Cedar Rapids drummers and buglers were a favorite last year and will be back only to take part in the parade but for a special performance at the night show Ted Otis one of the nations finest baton artists will lead the parade give aspecial show at the stadium and head a mass demon stration of twirlers To Address Band Directors Doctor Frank Simon nationally known band master will address the band masters at the noon luncheon at the Hotel Hanford and direct the massed bandsat night Every effort has been made to provide for a giant throng of vis itors at the stadium in the eve ning when the grand finale is to be held and the new queen of the festival named Additional seats have been procured to help pro vide for the crowd A special stage has again been built on the stadium track im mediately in front of the per manent stadium seats On this stage will be seated the queens hostesses special guests the Chamber of Commerce chorus and Mason City municipal band Bands and special guests from visiting communities will occupy the permanent stadium seats over flowing into adjacent bleachers Concerts Start at The days program will get under way as bands start arriving from distances up to 146 miles which is the mileage for Sac City bandmembers and queen Band concerts in Central park get under way at a m In the parade at 11 a m the queens will ride in open cars at the head of their respective bands Twentyfive floats entered by Mason City organizations and sur rounding communities will add color to the flashing column as it goes southward on Federal from the Hotel Hanford to 5th south then east to Delaware north to State and east to Pennsylvania Shirley Eyler Clarion reigning queen of the festival until her suc cessor is chosen Tuesday evening will ride m the queens float in the morning parade SIGN OF SUMMER small boys faced juvenile court action Friday for stealing worth of night crawlers from a worm hatchery where they are raised for fishing bait ;