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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Associated Press and United Press Full Leaso Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 13 1950 This Paper Consists of Two No 211 GlobeGazette photo BATCHING OTHER BANDS ARRIVE are shown some of the Kuthven band members among the 1st to arrive forthe festival Tuesday morning watching the arrival ofother bands at the high school Prom top are DavidSimonson cornet Barbara Moore bass Roger Gard trombone and Del Jondahl clarinet USDA Rules Sugar Beet Prices Fair7 Washington Agricul ture department ruled Monday that the prices at which producer processors have contracted to buy 1950crop sugar beets from other producers are fair Therefore it said processors who also are producers will qual ify as producers for sugar sub sidy paymentsif they pay the con tracted prices for any sugar beets purchased Under sugar control legislation department is re sponsible for determining fair prices and wage rates which must be paid by anyone receiving sugar subsidy payments News Strike Is Effective New York WorldTel egram and Sun missed its first edition Tuesday and officials said they doubted they could publish because AFL printers refused to cross a picket line of the striking CIO American Newspaper Guild The management of the after noon newspaper issued its an nouncement at a m After the Guild struck at a m May Charge Philip Jaffe in Contempt Refuses to Answer Questions in Senate Amerasia Grill Washington re publican senators Tuesday asked a congressional inquiry into the justice departments handling of the 1945 Amerasia secret docu ments case On behalf of himself and 19 others Senator Capehart R Ind introduced a resolution for an investigation by the sen ate judiciary committee By OLIVER W DE WOLF Washington inves tigators Tuesday studied the pos sibility of bringing contempt pro ceedings against Philip Jaffe for refusing to answer questions about the 5yearold Amerasia maga zine case Jaffe was the editor of Amer asia magazine when its offices were raided by federal agents who found government documents there Contempt citations already have been recommended against 2other witnesses who refused to answer questions put to them by members of the senate foreign relations subcommittee investigating com munistingovernment charges They were Earl Browder for mer communist party secretary and Frederick Vanderbilt Field whom Senator McCarthy RWis author of the communist charges has called a soviet agent Field denied the accusation under oath but declined to say whether he is or ever has been a communist Citations against the 2 were recommended by Subcommittee Counsel Edward P Morgan but no action has been taken on either AS THOUSANDS bands bands and each with a queen They all helped to make the biggest parade in North Iowa Band Festival history There was a record crowd to match which Chief of Police Harold E Wolfe estimated at 35000 persons The weather It was ideal GlobeGazette photof too a sun cooling breeze accompanying a beaming GUSTAF CELEBRATES 92nd Stockholm Gustaf V of Sweden will celebrate his 92nd birthday Friday The worlds old est monarch he has ruled Sweden nearly 43 years 60 Lost in Crash of French Planes Paris persons were killed or missing and believed dead Tuesday in the crashes of 2 French planes 1 in the Persian gulf and the other in the steaming jungle of Madagascar Fortyfour persons were be lieved drowned or battered to death when an air force C54 plunged into the Persian gulf off Bahrein island Officials said G persons were rescued and 5 bodies were re covered with the other 39 of the 50 crewmen and passengers still missing A military plane with 16 aboard disappeared on a routine flight of 186 miles between Tananridfe and Madagascar Ai force officials said little hope remained for their survival 35000 View North Iowas Biggest Band Festival Parade 3 Listed for Postmastership Dorothy Dunn Not Included Washington civil s e r vice commission announced Monday 3 persons are eligible for the postmastership of Mason City Iowa They are Henry C Pendergraft Victor D Coyle and Frank A Fi ala Jr Applications were made by 12 other persons Dorothy A Dunn not among the applicants is the acting postmaster President Truman may appoint any 1 of the 3 Mason City eligi bles GlobeGazette photo FIRST QUEEN ARRIVALS was happy when the GlobeGazette photographer caught this picture showing the first North Iowa Band Festival queen ar rivals at Hotel Hanford headquarters Tuesday morning No wonder for as soon as they popped into the hotel 815 the sun burst forth with a vehemence indicating there d be no more rain to mar the longlooked for day Queen Hostesses Chairman Mrs W H Tate left and Mrs Keith Wormhoudt are as happy as anybody as they register the Golwell and Ionia queens Delores Boyer and Jane Cleveland respectively The 2 queens were brought by O K Conklin who directs the bands of both schools as well as a 3rd band par ticipating in the festival Orchard 48 DEAD IN TOKYO Tokyo least 43 persons have lost their lives in continuing floods and landslides accompany ing weeklong torrential rains sweeping the Tokyo area Seven teen others are reported missing and 10 injured PERRY APPROVES BOND Perry Voters have ap proved by a vote of 988 to 273 a 5110000 bond issue to finance construction of a new municipa swimming pool FAMOUS GUESTS IN Willson Mason Citys famous native son is shownwith Mrs Willson as they were greeted by thousands in the parade Mayor How ard E Bruce was in the front seat with the driver Harold Raizes READY FOR THE on the dot to enter the morning parade were the 81 queen contenders pictured here just before they left the hotel to participate in that event In the front row without banners sit the reigning queen right La Donna Glieden and the 1946 queen Mart GlobeGazette phovo lyn FowlerLindell Not arriving in time for the picture but in the parade was the 1948 queen Shirley Eyler of Clarion McKELLAR FAINTS Washington fP Senator Mc Kellar DTenn collapsed Tues day just after leaving the senate chamber but quickly revived Aides said the 81yearold Mc Kellar dean of the senate in serv ice appeared to have suffered a fainting spell Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and warm through Wednesday Low Tuesday night 64 High Wednes day 88 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with thunder showersin extreme southeast portion cooler west portion Low Tuesday night 58 to 64 High Wednesday near 90 west 80 to 85 east Shifting winds becom ing east to northeasterly 1520 M P H Wednesday High Thursday in mid90s Minnesota Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday Warmer west portion Wednes day Low Tuesday night 5055 north 5560 south High Wednes day 70 northeast to 8488 south west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 m Tuesday Maximum 70 Minimum fil At 8 a m B2 Precipitation 37 81 Girls to Vie for Queen at Night Show Streaming down the avenues with a lavish demonstration of color music and beauty came the 1950 North Iowa Band Festival parade in Mason City Tuesday the 12th edition and biggestof them v A r all Radiant sunshine someone had explicitly held in reserve for the occasion burst forth shortly after 8 a m Minutes before a down pour which amounted to 37 of an inch of rain had dampened the outlook Weve done it for so long now we know how to order it one festival official commented as the ideal weather beamed down on the thousands of spectators 4000 in Parade Eightyseven musical organiza tions 83 of them from surrounding communities a total of 4000 musicians marched in the giant column Eightyone bands were preceded by their respective queens in open cars The festival program included band concerts in Central park throughout the day personal ap pearance of the queens in the park at p m and the grand finale in the Roosevelt stadium at p m Gates will be open at One of the main events of the evening show will be the corona tion of the new queen Meredith Willson will direct the municipal band in several of his own num bers Carleton Stewart will direct the 4000 musicians in a massed band concert Crowd Set at 35000 A total of 35000 persons jammed the line of march to witness the huge spectacle Chief of Police Har old E Wolfe estimated It was the largest parade in Mason Citys his tory with its 195 units being an estimated 6 miles in length The entire assemblage moved past the starting point at Delaware and 1st S E in li hours The brisk procession of queens bands and floats followed a route down Delaware to 5th S E across to Federal and up the main thor oughfare to 3rd N E Heading the lineup behind the color guard was the convertible carrying Mr and Mrs Meredith Willson again back from Holly wood for the occasion and Mayor Howard E Bruce 3 Queens Here Betty Lee Hogarth national champion twirlerand the Mason City high school band led the way followed by the Junior Chamber of Commerce reigning queens float with LaDonna Glieden of Luverne 49 festival queen In the car pulling the float were Shirley Eyler 1948 queen from Clarion and Marilyn Fowler Lindell Greene 1946 festival queen Children climbed on car tops hundreds maintained a vantage point from building windows and thousands watched in the nor mal paradewitness fashion from the streets and sidewalks Queens and their bands came in alphabetical order with one ex ception with floats interspersed almost to the end The 81 queen candidates riding on the back of shiny convertibles were dressed a variety of outfits Many oC in them had flying saucer type hats which they held with one hand in the refreshing light breeze Be yond their appearance in tha parade they were looking forward ;