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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THI THAT MAKES AIL NORTH IOWANS GREATER MASON CITY DAYS November 4 5 6 VOL LV Associated tress and United Preji Full Lease Wires Five Copy I MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 4 1948 This Paper Consists of Two No 28 Truman Off on Trek to Washington Gets First Noisy Welcome at Stop in Sedalia Mo Assembly Adopts Atom Control AP Wirephoto NEW IOWA M Gillette democrat who defeated republican incumbent U S Senator George A Wilson in the Iowa senatorial race shows some of his con gratulatory telegrams to his 2 secretaries at his campaign headquarters in Cherokee Knutson to Give Up Post in Congress Minneapolis Harold Knutson veteran of 32 years in the house of representa tives Thursday prepared to give up his seat to a farmer with no previous political experience Knutson conceded his defeat Wednesday night His opponent was Fred Marshall 42 Grove City Minn Knutson 68 headed the power ful ways and means committee in the 80th congress He first entered congress in 1916 and announced last summer that this would be his last campaign Meanwhile the latest returns from 2990 of Minnesotas 3738 precincts gave President Truman 541000 votes to 378830 for Gov Thomas E Dewey and 18519 for Wallace U S Asks Sanction Clause in Israel Plan Be Deleted Eliot Wins Nobel Prize British Poet to Receive Award Stockholm Swedish Academy Thursday voted the 1948 Nobel prize in literature to Thomas Stearns Eliot American born British poet dramatist and essayist Eliot will receive the award worth about this year a the Nobel prize ceremony in Stockholm Dec 10 The Nobel prizes are provider by the will of Alfred B Nobel Swedish scientist and industrialis who died in 1896 The prize in medicine was voted last week to Dr Paul Mueller of Switzerland The prizes in physics and chem istry and the peace prize have no yet been voted Eliot who is 60 was born in St Louis Mo but carved out hi literary career in England and became a British subject in 1927 His first work a collection o poems titled Prufrock and Othe Observations was published i 1917 In 1922 he expressed th prevailing postwar pessimism i a poetic cycle The Waste Land How Iowas Votes Went on Tuesday Des than 1 028000 lowans voted Tuesday less than the 1051000 in 1944 and the record of 1215000 in 1940 For 496199 Truman 521355 Wallace 10674 For U S 414 547 Gillette 574754 Lieutenant governor Evans 452735 Chrlstofferson 410666 Secretary of y n h o r s t 474698 Shutt 427511 State 479244 Keller 437762 Paris United States asked the security council Thurs ay to delete references to sane ions from a BritishChinese alestine proposal directed mainly t Israel The resolution introduced Oct 8 provided for economic and iolitical sanctions to enforce icace in the Holy Land Shortly fter it was presented a reliable iformant said the United States vould back it Later however ther informants said President Truman had intervened to change rie American delegations posi ion The proposal was referred to a ecurity council subcommittee a tep some sources said was in ended to get the question out of he way until after the U S elec ions Dr Philip C Jessup of the U S delegation proposed Thursday aji amendment enabling the council o consider action under chapter of the charter That chapter sets Ait what action the council might ake in respect to threats to the peace breaches of the peace and acts of aggression Claims Polls Like Forecast on Weather Iowa City associate professor of psychology at the University of Iowa Thursday com pared the operation of public opinio polls to forecasts of the weather bureau Norman C Meier SUI faculty Manchurian Port Taken by Red Army San Francisco Yingkow one of the governments 2 escape ports in Manchuria has been cap tured by communist troops who annihilated many national troops in the operation the communist radio said Thursday The radio claimed the port was captured Tuesday Along with a division and a reg iment of men annihilated the radio said 3000 additional gov ernment troops were killed by ar tillery fire and a steamer and 20 junks were sunk by red shore guns Yingkow on the Gulf of Chihli was being used by the national government to save as many of its Mukden troops as possible This loss which was rumored in Nan king leaves the government with only the narrow beachhead at Hu lutao 30 miles southeast of Chinh sien whicji the reds captured from the government last month Enroute With Truman President Truman began his tri umphal return to Washington and 4 more years in the while house at 8 a m CST Thursday The man from the showme state who showed the world with his stunning victory at the polls boarded his special train at In dependence Mo with his wife Mrs Bess Truman and daughter Margaret The president was in great form at the railroad station Red Faces Theres going to be a lot of red faces in Washington he told the trackside crowd He joked with reporters and photographers and shook hands with friends among them H R Burgess an expressman at the In dependence station As he shook hands with Bur gess and flash bulbs popped Mr Truman laughed and said Small Crowd Its terrible for an old rabbit like you to get all this advertis ing The sendoff crowd was smaller than usual mostly because Inde pendence had virtually knocked itself out the last 2 nights listening to election returns and then cele brating Mr Trumans remarkable victory His home town gave him a tre mendous sendoff here Wednesday night with a noisy reception on the steps of the Jackson county court house where he began his political career 2 decades ago Sedalia Welcome The president got his first noisy welcome enroute at Sedalia Mo where an estimated 1000 persons crowded around the rear of the train during its 10 minute stop In the group were many girls from a Sedalia shoe factory who asked the president to present Mrs Truman and Margaret The president spoke only briefly and informally I just wanted to thank the peo member said polls like the public weather opinion bureau might be off now and then be cause of conditions which have changed since the forecast was made Few people however fail to take weather bureau predictions generally simply because they are in accurate occasionally Meier pointed out that the polls were not the only ones in error Every political expert and col umnist missed also he said Hunting Accident Is Fatal to Youth Sioux City 16yearold Luton youth died in a hospital here Wednesday night of a bullet wound in the head suffered while riding in a car on a hunting trip Deputy sheriff John Maiso said the youth Edward Brangover was in the back seat of a car with his brother Donald 18 and Leon ard Morcy 18 when a rifle in the car was accidentally dischargojd and a 22 caliber bullet struci Brangover in the left cheek A physician said the bullet went up ward into the boys head pie of Pettis county for their sup port he said Im glad to be back in Sedalia but this time Im not looking for votes Ask Action on Ross Murder Official Beaten to Death in Vienna GOP Closes Ranks for 2Year Fight See Truman Effort to Modernize New Deal Policies By JACK BELL Washington Republicans closed their shattered ranks Thurs day for a 2year fight in congress against a certain effort by Presi dent Truman to modernize the new deal Mr Truman returns to Wash ington and a welcomehome cele bration Friday the hottest article in American politics as the result of his upset victory over Gov Thomas E Dewey He will be off Sunday for a 2 week breathing spell at Key West Fla Shape Up Plans When he comes back it will be time to shape up the legislative program which he promised Wed nesday night will be based on the democratic party platform Mr Truman told a hometown victory celebration in Indepen dence Mo he wants every citizen to help him carry out his tre mendous responsibility for the pence and welfare of the world I am going to do the very best I cnn to carry out that democratic platform as I promised to do in my speeches around the country he said Large Order That is a large order Besides efforts toward winning a lasting peace the platform pledged such things at home as 1 curbs on republican infla tion 2 comprehensive hous ing legislation and 3 tax reduc tion whenever it is possible to do so without unbalancing the na tions economy The platform also called for 1 repeal of the TaftHartley act 2 a 75cent an hour minimum wage to replace the present 40cent fig ure 3 extension of social securi ty coverage 4 a national health program 5 federal aid to edu cation fi a farm price support program 7 repeal of the oleo AP Wlrephoto DEWEY SUPPORTER PAYS Ignatius Rutko ski of Arlington Va mans a wheelbarrow carrying his friend William F Clougher of Toledo Ohio in front of the white house Wednesday as the physician pays off an elec tion bet by parading in front of the executive mansion John J Freeman of Washington friend of Rutko ski carries a Dewey placaiti as he lends moral support Rutkoski supported Dewey twice his sign states Dewey Goes Back to Being Governor of New York State taxes and civil rights 8 strengthening of 3rd Victim of Wreck Is Dead Des Moines death of Miss Elsie Ernst 24 of Moville 3rd victim of an automobiletrain collision was reported Thursday by the state safety department Her father and mother Mr and Mrs Anthony Ernst of Moville died soon after the mishap last Saturday The daughter died Tues day The accident occurred near Moville State 250 Irwin 435408 478 Secretary of 490554 McLean 423340 Hansen 1601 Attorney 480 837 Fleck 435217 Modern Day Robin Hood Baffles Cops Rock Island HI Rock Island police were baffled Thurs day over the brief appearance of a modern Robin Hood here Ray Purvis a downtown filling station operator told police an unidentified man walked into his office Wednesday evening pulled 3 dollars from his pocket and in sisted Purvis take the money When I refused Purvis told police The man pulled a 38 caliber revolver from his pocket threw the money on the desk and then disappeared down an alley in rear of the station Purvis said he had never seen the man before Hope to Get Rid of Mice and Badger Tokyo Japanese police Thursday wished the owners of 300 white miceand a badger they are holding would claim them The mice fell off a truck The badger just wandered into police headquarters on his own Ordinarily the police would de stroy the animals rather than feed them But not now Wives of occupation authorities have started a be kind to animals move that is sweeping the country The police fear the consequences if they kill the badger and mice Washington UR United States will insist that soviet au thorities take action against the murderers in Austria of Irving Ross an American foreign re covery official a state department spokesman said Thursday Ross was beaten to death Sun day morning in the soviet zone of Vienna An Austrian woman with him was injured Vienna reports said 4 Russian soldiers clubbed Ross to death Ross was an American member of the economic cooperation ad ministration in Austria Department Press Officer Michael J McDermolt said a thorough investigation of the case had been undertaken by Lt Gen Geoffrely Keyes United States high commissioner in Aus tria American Minister John G Erhardt and Westmore Willcox EGA administratorin Austria The results of this investigation will be transmitted to Washington to be used as the basis for any of Say Israeli Troops Break Truce Terms Tel Aviv nations military observers reported Thursday that Israeli troops in the Jerusalem area have violated the Oct 22 ceasefire agreement by capturing new positions and occupying more territory The reports were relayed to Is raeli Foreign Minister Moshe Shertok by Henri Vigier personal represetativS of acting mediator Dr Ralph Bunche Jewish troops have advanced toward BethlehenTin the southern sector of the Jerusalem area ob servers reported and also in the areas of Ibrin Isdud and Hebron ficial action in this Dermott asserted case Mc Albany N Y Gov Thom as E Dewey quietly went back about the business of being gov ernor of New York Thursday The defeated republican presi dential candidate returned to the state capital from New York Wednesday night just 9 hours aft er he had conceded the election to President Truman Warm Welcome Dewey and his family got a warm welcome from a crowd of several hundred persons assem bled at the rail station It was a crowd in sharp con trast to the yelling shouting throngs which greeted him on his campaign travels This one was a sympathetic gathering There was applause and some cheers but there was a note of restraint in keeping with Dew eys disappointment over losing the election Flat No At the conference Dewey an swered with a flat no a question as to whether he would run for the presidency a 3rd time And he said any talk that he planned to resign now as gover nor was pure fiction His term runs through 1950 But he did say he had no plans to run for the governorship again He was elected in 1942 and re elected in 1946 Preliminary Hearing to Be Waived Nearly one billion metal cans are used annually to pack seafood in the United States 4 Iowa Counties Stay With Winner Des Moines 4 Iowa counties that have been on the winning side in every presidential election since 1900 were still on it Thursday President Truman carried Palo Alto Decatur Monona and Jasper counties by comfortable margins Th erg will be no preliminary hearing before the federal com missioner for Mr and Mrs Wil liam Stanley now being held in the county jail at Charles City on a federal charge of fraud it was reported Thursday by their at torney M L Mason of Mason City His clients probably will be arraigned before U S Com missioner Nate Levinson in Mason City Friday Mason said and will waive to the federal grand jury The decision to waive he said was made after a conference in Waterloo Thursday between him and Franklin Gill assistant U S district attorney for northern Iowa Meanwhile one of the com plaints against the Stanleys was satisfied with the payment of for the benefit of Ella Reimers of Manning The money was paid in by Mason from funds in the the Stanleys at the time of their arrest Mrs Reimers a widow staled in the petition filed in district court here that she had loaned the money to Stanley on his claim that he needed the money to satisfy a mortgage on a building in Detroit for which he had been offered Protested Bitterly by Russia Resolution Passes 40 to 6 With 4 Nations Abstaining Paris united nations assembly approved Thursday over bitter Russian protest the western plan for world atomic control The vote was 40 to 6 with 4 abj stentions The Russian bloc naj tions alone voted against the west ern plan Earlier the assembly turned down Russias counter proposal and Russia rejected the western plan as fantastic and unreal Progress a Question It was questionable whether the action of the assembly moved ati omic energy control any nearer to realization In effect the days debate pro duced another standoff with Rus sia rejecting the western plan and the west rejecting Russias The whole thing now goes back to the commission and the big powers for more talk Andrei Y Vishinsky leading the soviet blocs bitter closing fight told the united nations gen eral assembly the atomic bom can be answered with atomic bombs and weapons of other kinds Demands Adoption He asserted the United States does not want international atomi ic control and demanded that the delegates adopt the soviet plan Hector McNeal of Britain plead ed Vishinsky not to reject the western plan merely because it has novel ideas on state sov ereignty But Vishinsky repeated the Russian arguments that the majority proposal would invade the sovereign rights of states Gen A G L McNaughton oil Canada attacked the Russian posal as oversimplified Bonus Move Up to Blue Vet Issue Approved by 4 to 1 Margin Des Moines UR The firsj move toward paying Iowa vet1 erans an state bonus was up to Gov Robert D Thursday The proposal to issue bonds 1c finance a bonus was approved a 4tol margin at Tuesdays 24 QUEEN CONFINED London Queen Elizabeth is confined to her rooms at Buck ingham palace with the grippe it was reported Thursday Weather Report FORECAST Mason C i t rain Thursday night becoming part ly cloudy Friday Cooler Friday Windy Low Thursday night 40 to 45 High Friday 50 to 55 cloudy through Fri day with occasional rain entire state Thursday night and Fri day Cooler Friday Low Thurs day night 4652 Minnesota Cloudy rain Thursday night and in northeast Friday Cooler Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 53 Minimum 40 At 8 a m Thursday 47 YEAR AGO Maximum 61 Minimum 46 Drop 38 War Crime Charges Jap Leaders Still to Face 17 tion The law enacted by the 19411 legislature and approved by people calls for the governor appoint 2 veterans to a boarcjl which also will consist of the treasurer auditor and adjutan general First indications are that it will be next summer or autumn befodl veterans begin receiving then bonus ranging from a minimuirj of to a maximum of The board is to be known the World war II service compenJ sation board with offices in Moines It will examine applica tions for the bonus which are tcl be made on forms provided the board AP Wlrephoto PARADE PAST TRUMAN of the Willia Chrisman high school ROTC march past President Harry Trumans home here Wednesday afternoon dur ing a hurriedlyorganized parade The president was not home at the time unts Tokyo of the original 55 war crimes charges against former Premier Hideki Tojo and 24 other Japanese leaders were thrown out fay the far east war crimes tribunal which met Thursday to deliver its long awaited verdict Verdicts and sentences on the remaining 17 charges are expected to be announced in about a week after the court has read through the preliminary part of the volu minous judgment Tribunal President Sir William Webb of Australia began reading the judgment when the court con vened for its final session Thurs day morning The judgment ap peared to be about 1700 pages It was estimated Webb could read about 200 pages a day Webb announced that the 38 charges were dropped because they duplicated other charges in the sweeping indictments brought against the Japanese war leaders One of the counts dropped charged the defendants with plan ning aggression initiating an ag gressive war and conspiring to commit mass murder All this was covered under the charge of wag ing aggressive war the court ruled 18 Airmen Killed in Azores Crash Tampa Fla airfoml B29 crashed on a takeoff frorrl Lagens field in the Azores Wedl nesday killing 18 of the 20 merl aboard McDill field reportecl Thursday I One man was missing survived with major injuries Capt George Byrnes public inl formation officer at MacDill said The plane was one of a number returning to the United States from England It was from the 307th bomb group based at Mac Dill RAF Team Recovers Bodies of 13 Airmen England roya air force rescue team Thursday brought the bodies of 13 Unite States airmen down from a ste moor where their B29 SuperfortJ crashed Wednesday kil all aboard The crash occurred Wednesdi 13 miles southeast of Manchester ;