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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME Associated PyeSS and United Press Full Lease wirn CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS NOVEMBER 4 1949 HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS November 3 4 5 NEW STYLE crime pole down in night but its 2 The pilot report manager stated after City airport Escape Injury in Cornfield Plane Mishap Twq Estherville men narrowly escaped serious injury as their 4 passenger Navion plane made a forced landing in cornfields near highway 106 about p m Thursday and their plane luckily received only minor damage from che wild chase it had through fields fences and power posts The men Dr C R Kitchen owner of the plane an optometrist and J M Robb son of Esther vane Mayor George H Robb and operator of a trucking concern there were returning to Esther vine from a business trip to Chi cago Officials at the Mason City air port said they believed Dr Kitchen had made the forced land ing due to a low gasoline supplv and being on the wrong receiving frequency on his plane radio He had radioed the CAA office at the airport for permission to land and the airport lights were turned on for him but he apparently did not see them nor receive the message from the CAA office He told officials here that he believed he had enough gas when he left Chicago but that strong headwinds were encountered on the trip Heres the path the plane took once it landed It cruised through one cornfield through a fence up a bank and over the roadway on highway 106 down another bank clipped off a small power pole went through another fence and ended 150 feet beyond in the corn field of the Bob Furleigh farm 7 miles west of Mason City Luck ily the plane did not come in con tact with powerline wires which officials here estimated it missed by 5 or 6 feet Slop Controls on Export of All Strategic Goods Washington government slapped rigid con trols on shipment of strategic goods to practically the whole world today to prevent reshipments to the soviet bloc covered b Officials told a reporter the step was taken more with the idea of averting future reshipment diffi culties than because of any great current traffic in reshipments to Russiandominated areas Hitherto the department has ap plied these rigid controls only to Europe and adjacent areas mostly along the southern rim of the Mediterranean The new action extends the con trol powers to exports to any place in the world except Canada which has always been in a relatively controlfree class of its own even in wartime Lake Mills Man Killed by Train Lake Bergstad 34 of Lake Mills was killed Thursday night or early Friday morning when struck by a North Western train as he was walking to work at the Cool Spring Canning plant body was found by Mrs here His Emil Peterson while she was on her way to work at the Peoples cafe at 5 a m Both legs were cut off and he was decapitated It was not known early Friday what train struck him but ap parently he was unobserved by the train crew Mr Bergstad was the son of Mr and Mrs Sever Bergstad of Lake Mills He never married The body was taken to the An derson funeral home and prepared for burial Admitting such a development might come some day engineers classify smellovision as still scientifically unproven To Use Serial Numbers for NSLI Checks Washington The order of payment of the spe cial insurance dividend to World war II veterans will be based gen erally on the last 3 digits of a vet erans service serial number Pay ments are to begin in January Under the procedure VA said a veteran whose serial number ends m for example will be included in the first mail ing of checks On the other hand a veteran with a serial number such as 100090 will be among the last to receive his check The full serial number has noth ing to do with the order of pay ment merely the last 3 digits Likewise the number on the card which VA sent to applicants will be broken down into groups as they are received These groups then will be separated into 10 pro cessing units by the last serial 0 to 9 There is a voucher writing machine for each of the 10 groups and it is hoped to handle a total of 200000 accounts daily This will be reached by drawing out 20000 cards from each of the 10 finaldigit groups In explaining the process it will use in sorting out the serial num bers to establish the order of pay ment VA said it will start with numbers ending in triple 0 Ministers of Big 3 Will Hold Meeting Washington ff The Big 3 foreign ministers have agreed to meet in Paris to discuss Germany and other problems but the state department said Friday the exact date for the conferences is still up in the air Press Officer Michael McDer mott called premature an an nouncement from a foreign office spokesman in London that the Brttih and French foreign min isters and Secretary of State Ache son would gather at Paris next Wednesday or Thursday McDermott said the fact is the 3 governments are having diffi culty finding a suitable date He noted that Acheson has to be in Washington on Nov 16 for the visit of the Shah of Persia If the big 3 meeting should be set for next week Acheson could not re main in Paris any later than Nov 15 10000 More Steelworkers Walk Out Republic Agrees to Resume Discussions on Settlement Plan Cleveland Ohio thousand more steehvorkers strike H1 Friday night because the Timken Roller Bearing com pany lias refused to settle on the Bethlehem formula but the na tion s 3rd largest producer Re public Steel Friday agreed to re sume discussions on the disputed settlement plan Timken workers in 5 Ohio cities said they would strike at mid night Harry Mayfield president 01 the Columbus USW local said we offered them the Bethlehem formula and they turned it down The strike goes on at midnight But Republic Steel which met with the union 2 days ago to dis miss the Bethlehem plan said it vould resume exploratory talks on the plan with the union later Friday A spokesman however aid no decisions would be reached mmediately Were just going to alk he said The Bethlehem plan also was xamined closely Friday in a di ecfors meeting at the Youngs own Sheet Tube Co The corn any has had contact by phone vith the union but no meetings re scheduled yet The union earlier served notice n the nations thousands of fab icators that like big steel they ill have to settle on the Beth ehem plan USW District Director William Donovan said we intend to push on to steel fabricating plants with a demand that the Bethlehem pro posal be used as a basis for ne gotiations after the basic steel strike is settled TIiis Paper Consists Two One No 21 Ching Arranges for Parley With Lewis SJ2ilesNIfthev totalhii WRO Son totaling 260000 FRPP OTSJ TATT T7M j Ap Wirephoto V M convicted communist leaders are cave federa courthouse in New York Thursday on bail while awaiting appeal of their sentences The 000 to 009 numbers will be taken as one group They will be worked out at an expected rate of 200000 numbers a day until the 000 through 009 group is disposed of As checks arc mailed out the process will be started in the group whose serial through 019 numbers end 010 Ford Announces It Can Keep Up Production Through Month Detroit The Ford Motor Co threw a note of cheer into the auto industrys steeldarkened pic ture Friday announcing it would be able to continue nearly full production in all divisions but Lincoln throughout this month Earlier the company had planned to shut down its huge Rouge plant between Nov 11 and 15 That might have meant quick paralysis of the vast Ford system Emergency operation of Fords own steel mill at the Rouge fac tory and encouraging news in the press on the steel situation made the new plans possible a state ment from Executive Vice Presi dent E R Breech said Breech reported would continue the company production of Fords and Mercurys at slightly reduced schedules all this month Lincoln output will be halted Nov 11 he said but should be re sumed in December Because of the move about 100000 Ford workers who had ex pected to be laid off within 2 weeks will be getting their pay checks for the rest of the month at least It is certainly our hope to con tinue operations without a com plete shutdown Breech declared We will do everything possible even if it involves greatly in creased costs to keep the plnnts Name Trustee for Miners7 Welfare Fund Fairmont W Va op erators negotiating committee in the soft coal industry Friday an nounced election of former Judge Charles I Dawson Louisville Ky as a trustee of the United Mine Workers welfare and pension fund The announcement was made by Secretary Truman E Johnson of the operators negotiating com mittee set up under the industrys 1948 contract with the United Mine Workers Johnson also announced the soft coal industry had accepted the resignation of Ezra Van Horn Cleveland as the industrys rep resentative on the 3man board of trustees for the fund The other trustees administer ing the unions funds are Senator Styles Bridges President John UMW RN H and L Lewis of the running The Ford announcement came as Chrysler Corp closed its Dodge DcSoto and Chrysler divisions be cause of a lack of steel idling about 35000 of its 91000 Dctroit area employes Dawson 68 is a senior partner of the law firm of Bullit Dawson and Tarrant of Louisville He served a term in the Kentucky house of representatives is a for mer Kentucky attorney general and was district judge of the western district of Kentucky foi 10 years from 1925 to 1935 Recover Lost Body in Plane Wreckage Washington Potomac river yielded the last body Friday of the 55 persons plunged to death in its waters and mud flats by Tuesdays air collision of an air liner and a fighter plane It was that of William Smythe 39 of Roslyn Estates Long Island N Y a passenger on the airliner He was secretarytreasurer of the Ebcrhard Faber Pencil Co It was touchandgo whether the final toll of the worst airplane disaster in history would be 55 or 56 Erick Rios Bridoux 28 Boliv ian pilot of the fighter plane and the sole survivor of the crash was in a critical condition An oxygen tent was used on him during part of Thursday night Gabrielson in Attack on Truman Stand Washington Gabriel son republican national chairman said Friday the Truman brand of government is taking more from the American people than it costs them to eat and is piling up debts for their children to pay Gabrielson cracked back in a statement at what he called Pres ident Trumans villification of I the record of the GOP 80th con gress in an address at St Paul Thursday night The presidents on lawmakers to enact his fail deal program as a staunch shield against Gabrielsons reply were prelim inary firing in a 1950 congression al election campaign that is be ginning to look like one of the hottest in history Reports from Mr Trumans homebound traian said he was so pleased with the reception he had on his trip to the Twin Cities that he is more inclined than ever to make a fullfledged stumping tour next year in behalf of con gressional candidates who will back his program State Gaming Edict Halts Lions Raffle West General Robert Larsons edict against gambling including bingo games had repercussions in West Union this week as the West Union Lions club cancelled its annual Feather party at which turkey raffles and bingo games have aided in raising money for the Lions various com munity projects The party was originally sched uled for Nov 16 but will not be held now according to President A J Morris UMW Chief in New Bid for Accord Mediation Director to Meet Mine Union Head on Friday Washington Cyrus S Ching Friday arranged a meeting with John L first step in new government efforts to end the coal strike Word of plans for a meeting Friday afternoon was learned bv reliable sources shortly after is made a new bid to effect a set tlement with a part of the soft coal industry Lewis offered to ne gotiate in Chicago Saturday for an agreement covering mines in the 2 states of Illinois and Indiana Ching the federal mediation chief arranged to visit Lewis at the mine workers headquarters here at an unspecified hour in the afternoon The time was left uncertain be cause Ching was on his way here from steel strike talks in New York Friday afternoons conference authoritative sources may pave the way to a joint meet ing between Lewis and soft coal operators next week in Washing ton The leader of the striking min ers had made unsuccessful bids earlier this week for negotiations looking toward a settlement with Indiana operators alone In effect he expanded that to a 2state proposal with a telegram Friday to Gov Adlai Stevenson of Illinois His proposal was for ne gotiations starting Saturday after noon m Chicago Pastors Wife Dies at Osage gathered outside the Hotd flftpr n lien New York s Harlem are being urged to disperse Thursday altei a disorder several blocks away in which police broke up a torchlight parade mg Benjamin J Davis Jr Negro city councilman who was one of 11 tfp cSmmu Darty leaders freed on bail earlier in the day Davis and Singer Paul Robeson are pa rty on the balconv Engineers have worked it out so that two television stations operating on separate channels can use the same antenna lower Weatker Report FORECAST Mason City Colder Friday night Low Saturday 26 to 28 Saturday fair and cool High Saturday about 47 Iowa Fair and a little colder Fri day night Saturday mostly fair and mild Low Friday night near 25 east to 32 west Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 3 to C degrees above normal Normal highs 50 to 55 Normal lows 28 to 33 Mild Saturday Turning cooler Sunday Warming trend first part of next week Rainfall will average onefourth to one half inch occurring as general rain Tuesday or Wednesday Minnesota Cloudy and slightly colder Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and warmer north and west Low Friday night 2223 High Saturday 40 to around GO south BULLETIN Cleveland Mur ray late Friday was reelected by acclamation to his 10th con secutive term as national presi dent of the consress of industri al organizations 7J Top Reds Free on Bail Harlem Mob Fells 6 Police ven top American communists northeast west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a in Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 51 34 38 53 40 Czechs Spurn Protest Note Filed by U S Prague Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Friday rejected an American note protesting the ex pulsion of 2 American diplomats and the arrest of clerk an American announced an embassy spokesman The spokesman declined to dis close the reason given by the Czechoslovak government for its rejection of the American note of Oct 26 The note protested the exoul sions of political Attaches Isaac Patch Oct 21 and John G Heyn Oct 25 and the arrest of Samuel Meryn 39 year old embassy clerk Oct 21 All 3 were accused of espionage The Czechoslovak government has wf went iree on bond Thursday night Less than 3 hours after a brickhurling Harlem mob felled 6 police in a wild vel come home for one of the red leaders The communist bigwigs signed bail bonds totaling 000 and walked out to a rJLZIIL announced that Meryn who un like Patch and Heyn is not en titled to diplomatic immunity will be tried by a peoples court UNDERGOES SURGERY Dr James W Lannon Mason City underwent major surgery at St Marys hospital in Rochester Minn Friday morning His condi tion is reported satisfactory lie is In room 2J7 at he hospital dom that may last a year un til the U S supreme court re views their conviction on charges of conspiracy to advocate violent overthrow of the U S govern ment Defendant Benjamin J Davis Jr Negro city councilman met a roaring welcome when he made a streetcorner speech in Harlem a short time later With him were defendants Henry Winston also a Negro and Robert Thompson Negro Singer Paul Robeson leftist target of 2 recent Pcckskill N Y riots also spoke A crowd of about 2000 cheered the speakers and then began a torchlight parade up Lenox avenue through the tense crowded heart of New Yorks big Negro district A handful of police stood by Officers later said tho march ers endangered bystanders by waving their flickering torches Three police cars swung across Lenox avenue at IHth street The paradcrs broke the thin police line and milled around the cars chanting in tune with a sound truck we will not be moved From rooftops came a barrage of bottles bricks saucers cups and broomsticks Over the sound Joudspcakcrs a voice roared We are not going to be stopped by the police department of New York City We will Missiles shattered windows in the area The paraders tried vain ly to overturn a police car Its windshield was smashed Police reserves led by some of the departments top officials poured into the edge for weeks over a bitter local election campaign in which communism is a dominant issue Six of them Negroes arrested One Negro was charged with assaulting a police man The other men were accused of disorderly conduct Mrs Clarence D James 58 wife of the Methodist pastor at Osage died suddenly at her home nere Friday at a m Death was attributed to a cerebral hem orrnage Mrs James had not been ill Her husband was awakened early Fri day morning when she complained 2u a vere back of her eyes bhe died within 15 minutes She was born Alma Mae Rams dell 111 Michigan Nov 27 1890 and m early life took nurses training In 1914 she was married at Dav enport to the Rev Mr James and their first charge was at Andrew They then served pastorates at Solon Seaman Mt Auburn Mason City LaPorte City Nora Springs and Charles City coming to Osage in June 1948 Besides her husband she leaves a son Dwight Carlton James of Fort Wayne Ind a daughter Mrs James Stiehl of Chicago 3 grand sons a sister and 2 brothers The body was taken to the Champion funeral home and pre pared for burial The Rev Charles Hempsteacl of Cedar Falls superintendent of the Waterloo district of the Methodist church will occupy the Methodist pulpit here Sunday in place of the Rev Mr James Bear Meat Feature of Cherokee Party Cherokee bear and beef sandwiches were the fu ture of the menu at a Commerce affair here Thursday U S Senator Gillette DIowa joined 75 Cherokee businessmen in serving visitors from a 4 county area Three Chamber of Com merce members supplied the bear meat They brought bade 750 pounds of it from a 10 day hunting trip to Canada The Chamber of Commerce sup plied the pounds of it Coffee Hoarding Sends Prices Up New York UR Nationwide coffee hoarding resulting from false rumors of a shortage have sent prices up as much as 20 cents a pound and may induce an actual scarcity of coffee a United Press survey indicated Friday Dealers in a number of cities predicted that nationally adver tised brands will reach 76 to 79 cents a pound next week if senseless hoarding continues All said hoarders will be sorry be cause their emergency supplies will turn rancid in a short time even in sealed cans The hoarders began stocking up last week when sharp coffee price increases were announced as the result of South American crop failures Grocers reported sales in SAME 467 While Ut nn put 21 houri ;