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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Full MASON CITY IOWA7TATURDAY CIO Leftists Face Ouster From Board All Union Officers Will Now Sign as NonCommunists Cleveland The CIO execu tive board Saturday set up com mittees to investigate charges of procommunism against 10 left wing unions and 9 of their lead ers This Paper Consists of Two One No 23 Republic Proposes Terms to End Strike M1 Wirephoto NO TRESPASSING SIGN AT SCENE OF VTPP ilage sTg n Ralph Wright Anotheidub aCSd b5 W built at Charles Citv on i also owned by Wrigh burned Aug 28 at an estimated loss of Fire Chief Marvin struction at the time was set The Destroyed clubs in the same general area Was c in the building under con Sad in less than2 years that Gets 8 Years in Prison for Manslaughter Archie Barnes 18 Waterloo Saturday faced 8 years in prison for manslaughter after an auto crash last Monday in j an ottumwa woman died and ii persons were injured Barnes pleaded guilty to man slaughter charges in district court Friday after conferring with aunt and brother He was sen xr Judfie JG rru JNegro youth was arraigned anursday and granted a weeks continuance on the hearings But he told authorities after the con Big 3 Meeting Stirs Hopes for Greater European Unity i for a Paris meeting of Amer and French foreign ministers CIO President that all CIO Philip Murray Achesons apparent tion that such unity is needed now f State convic urgently ference wanted diately with relatives that he to enter his plea imme s drove the car that col with an auto driven by Gayle Carter 36 Ottumwa Sheriff Dwight Mateer filed the charges stating that Barnes car was on the wrong side of the road and skidded 40 feet before the crash 20 O died in the crash and 11 including Barnes were injured 25 Per Cent of Annapolis Grads to Fly Washington navy has agreed to let the air force hav 25 per cent of the Annapolis grad uates as they finish their school ing naval officials said Saturday meincrease goes into effect next As a part of this issue Acheson m the European family of nations He also is ready to discuss out standing German ing the controversial plant dis mantling that light Acheson will fly to the French capttol for the meeting with Brit ish Foreign Minister Bevin and French Foreign Minister Schu mann He hoped to be able to leave here Monday night with a small group of advisers and staff assist ants The state department announced the first session will be held 6Week Old Victim the French day In announcing in captial on Wednes the conference o fcviiitij cilUC Friday the state department de a sequel to year Previously only 7 per cent of the naval academy graduates were al volunteer for the service Half of those shifting to the to air air assignments he others to ground posts That arrangement was made to avoid any chance of stripping the navy of academy graduates phy sically qualified for its own air work v amy allots 40 Per cent of its West Point graduates to the air force There may be some re arrangement of that schedule soon The air force wants to set up its own air academy eventually but it has none now Gen Hoyt Van denberg air force chief of staff has said the service needs academytrained officers This years Annapolis class graduating next spring and the first m which of the members can transfer to the air force num bers 690 i the 3 western foreign policy chiefs held in Washington and New York a few weeks ago While the announcement did not list a specific program for the Pans meeting it clearly indicated the nature of the talks It did so by linking to the recent sessions of the council of Europe and the organization for European economic cooperation OEEC in Paris and by pointing out that a the German federal republic is now in operation and b defense machinery under the Atlantic pact has been set up and s functioning m amplifying this officials left no doubt that the United States considers the economic and polit ical unity of noncommunist Eu rope essential at the present stage of European recovery and in the light of continuing conflict be tween the west and Russia of Kidnaping TJtica N Y week old btepnen Komorek son of a paper mill worker was kidnaped from his crib Friday night his mother reported Hours later police said they were stumped for leads The mother Mrs Henry Ko morek said a blackcoated man with a hat pulled over his eyes drove off with the boy from the couples modest home in suburban Clayville She said the car was a black sedan She did not recognize officers will now sign the noncommunist affida vits required by the TailHartley act to gain access to the national labor relations board processes The officers now 26 months aft er the TaftHartley act went Into cliect will come into compliance lor the first time Explains Move Murray said the move was taken because the officers are re sponsible for the welfare of cer tain industrial union councils not part of international unions The action against the unions and individuals was taken at a postconvention session of the board The 9 union presidents un der fire were allowed to take thenseats as members of the ex ecutive board pending the out come of hearings by the commit tees The 10th leader Ben Gold of the Fur and Leather Workers was ruled ineligible Friday to sit on the board under a change in the CIO constitution barring communist party members and sympathizers Rod Tinge Seen The charges were that the indi viduals and the unions they direct consistently pursue policies and activities directed toward the achievement of the program or the purposes of the communist party rather than the objectives and pol icies set forth in the constitution of the CIO the man she said TJJP kidnaper childs blanket outside the house State police said the Komoreks both about 30 could suggest no reason for the babys being stolen State police patrolled roads in the area and Utica police were alerted Relatives were being questioned more 3 Greek Seamen End Mast Sitting Baltimore Greek Md UR Three NAMED HOUSING DIRECTOR Des Moines Wissler 38 of Washington D C has been named assistant Iowa state hous ing director He is a Drake gradu ate seaman who camped out tor 3 i days on the yardarm of a ship here were back at regular chores again their the Tuesday when Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair and not so cold Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and warmer Low Sat urday night 28 High Sunday 60 Iowa Fair and warmer west Sat urday night Sunday increasing cloudiness and warmer Low Saturday night west 35 east to 40 Minnesota Partly cloudy and somewhat warmer Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and mild Low Saturday night 2530 high Sunday 5560 IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics of the 24 hours ending at 8 m Saturday Maximum 41 Minimum 9 At 8 a m 26 YEAR AGO Maximum 54 Minimum 50 Saturday along with a shipmate who hid in the engine room of the ship for the same length of time The 3 men took refuge on the Aristokratis last an attempt was made to deport them The 4th man at first was believed to have leaped over the side Cold stiff and hungry they painfully climbed back down the mast late Friday after being given assurance that they would not be harmed and that they would be able to sail with the vessel when she embarks for Formosa Friday or Saturday y Armed Man Holds Police at Bay for More Than 3 Hours Minneapolis 26year old man held more than a dozen police at bay with an automatic fiotgun Saturday before they talked him into surrendering Police said Alford ParsorF 26 Minneapolis terrorized his former motherinlaw with threats to kill her and himself before officers ar rived at the scene After a 3hour talking session Parsons was Warn Against Duplicating Bonus Claim Des Moines It isnt com plaints its duplicate claims that are bothering the Iowa bonus board one of its spokesmen said Saturday Ed Kallemyn board secretary related that the board has re ceived surprisingly few com plaints from veterans on delay in receiving their checks But he continued there is real trouble ahead for those who in tentionally file duplicate claims with criminal intent A complaint is very rare Kallemyn went on We probably wouldnt get them anyway The veteran might think a complaint would make us mad and he never would get his check Maybe thats the reason we dont get many of them But what really is bothering us right now is duplicate claims We ve had at least 50 sometimes i from the same person the same day But they wont get by Its making us pretty angry Where we feel there was a crim inal intent to collect twice or where we feel the veteran is try ing to pull something were going to let him have it Were going to give him the works The bonus law provides brought by William Steinberg president of the American Radio association and a member of the board Mur ray said there had been other right wing board members who wanted to file the same charges The individuals and unions are Harry Bridges and the longshore dropped the and the Mine Mill and Smelter Werners James Durkin and the Office and Professional Workers PublT WoSs DonaldSrSTder son and the Food Tobacco and Agricultural Workers J F Jrish and the Allied Fishermen Morris Pizer and the Furniture Workers and Joseph P Selly and the Amer ican Communications association Coffee Prices Shoot Upward New York futures prices on the New York coffee and sugar exchange posted their sharn est gams since the war during the past week s The stock of coffee in licensed warehouses m the port of New York increased to 228804 bags from the previous weeks 225 240 but were well below the yeailago stocks of 279294 bags the ex change reported WouldMatch Plan Made by Bethlehem Ching Talks With Lewis UMW Chief Has No Comment AP Wirephoto es paraded to the speakers plat WELL WISHERS PARADE TO MURRAYDelegat form and congratulated Philip Murray left when To Elect Successor to Bishop Haines Des Moines diocesan office announced Friday that a special convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa will be called soon to elect a successor to the late Bishop Ehvood L Haines The Rev Gordon V Smith Denver Chief of Police Takes Life Denver Denver Police Chief John F ODonnell was found shot apparently with his own ser vice revolver Saturday in a small washroom off his office He died 20 minutes later ODonnells resignation was to have become effective Nov 15 A custodian Roger Smith said he heard a shot and called Detec tive Richard Brown They broke down the door ODonnell 48 was slumped over a toilet He was shot through the mouth His revolver was nearby ODonnell was rushed to Denver General hospital died as at tendants were trying to prepare him for surgery ODonnell submitted his resig nation 2 weeks ago Mayor Quigg Newton who named him chief in 1947 saidthe chief told him he needed a complete rest Capt Her bert Forsyth was named then to replace ODonnell Fitzgerald Has Trouble in Ridding UE of RightWingers Pittsburgh President Albert J Fitzgeralds or der reading nght wing leaders out of his United Electrical or with silence 1S bemg met Saturday with defance rec Des tor of St Pauls church Moines is chairman of the dio tding committee which nK call the special assemblv par r ishers will be given 30 days ad vance notice when the time of the assembly is set must be at least 30 years old pen alties of knowingly making false statements either written or oral in support of a claim The penalty is a fine of not more than or a prison sentence of not more than a year or both plus loss of all rights to benefits ar rested and taken to General hos pital A score of persons was evacuated from the apartment building where the action took place when police feared they would have to tear gas the apartment where Parons held out or else shoot it out with him 2 Injured When Car Trailer Take Ditch KleirnneMrs W H Fobes Rochester Minn was in Belmond hospital Saturday after the auto which her husband was driving pulling a trailer went off th read on highway 69 about i mile south of here Friday She suffering cuts and internal Cafe and Store Are Destroyed by Fire Parnell early Satur day destroyed Cobbs cafe and Kemps grocery store located the same 2 story cement in block building The building interior was near ly burned out before the blaze was discovered at 3 a m Cause and amount of damage had not yet Saturday The been determined roof of an adjoining building also was damaged 20 Reported Dead in Flood in Venezuela Caracas Venezuela less Venezuelans searched franti cally Saturday for members of their families missing since a flash flood swept through Caracas suburbs At least 20 persons were report ed dead and authorities feared the toll from Fridays flood might run much higher The flood the worst in Venezuelas capital in many years caused damage estimated unofficially at It was Latin Americas 2nd ma jor flood since Oct l Heavy rains and floods in Guatemala during the first 3 weeks of October killed more than 500 persons and caused an estimated damage A 6hour downpour Friday brought a sudden rush of water here from the usually tiny Guaire river which already was swollen by several days of heavy rains Roaring flood waters swept first through the rude huts of hun dreds of poor families living along the river banks Radio patrol cars dashed along the river warning dwellers on the banks to flee Many homeless expulsion of the UE by the national CIO earlier this week at its convention in Cleve land The expulsion on the grounds of left wingism immediately put the longstanding leftwing fight out in the open Officers of at least 5 big UE locals throughout the country have received telegrams from Fitzgerald telling they are no longer officers or members of the union Defiant Answers Some like Clyde J Bowman executive board member of 13 700member local 601 at the Westinghouse Electric Corp in East Pittsburgh have wired back defiant messages Bowman one of 24 officers read out at Pitts burgh told Fitzgerald Because you walked out of the CIO I no longer recognize as having any authority to me anything Rouses Victim of Auto Wreck Des Moines dog aroused Neil Johns 23 Buckingham early Saturday after he lay unconscious 4 hours following an automobile accident Johns an Iowa State college stu dent said a big Collie roused him by licking his face as he lay Ind United Steel Workers broke off contract talks with Inland Steel at noon Saturday just 2 hours after they had been resumed Joe Jeneskc staff representative of Gary Local 1010 which represents In land workers at the Indiana bar bpr plant said company offi cials refused to indicate whether they would accept the Bethle nem Steel settlement as a basis for a new contract Pittsburgh Jones Laughlin Steel Corp Saturday said it will meet with CIO United Steehvorkers representa tives on Monday in prelimi narytalks toward ending the 37 day old strike at the firm There was no indication as to the exact nature of the discus sions other than that they would concern conditions for reopen ing the plant Cleveland Ohio CIO Steel workers officials said there was a good chance of reaching a tenta in a his the you tell juries was in Mr Fobes was treated for cuts and released According to a highway trolman who investigated llie house trailer hit a cement drain and threw the car anct trailer into the ditch The auto was demol ished The Fobes were cnroutc to thennew home at Glidden pa the Minnesota Iowa FINAL Police Fail to Find Evidence of Gambling DCS Moines police visit to the South Shore Athletic club Friday failed to produce any evi dence of gambling Police Chief Lorin Miller said The visit was made while police were checking on reports that football betting sheets had appear ed in Des Moines Miller said po lice had been unable to locate any such football sheets of the hundreds left said they thought the warning was a trick to dislodge them from their homes Horrified onlookers saw whole famihes bob by in the water help Jess amid the wreckage of their houses and furniture Eyewitnesses said they counted at least 80 men women and children struggling or unconscious in the flood waters KAISER IN IOWA DCS Moines F Kai ser president of the KaiserFrazer corporation conferred here Friday with more than 50 Iowa dealers at a closed meeting There was spec ulation the trip concerned plans for a lowpriced car planned by the firm Others like the 10 right wingers tossed out at Westinghouses tur bine plant in Sharon Pa simply ignored the telegrams Unverified reports indicated all right wing UE officials have got Fitzgerald telegrams which also are signed by Charles Newell UE International representative Get Court Order Dallas Smilh right wingpresi dent of the 4000member Gen eral Electric Corp UE local at Fort Wayne Ind got one There the right wingers have obtained a court order restraining district and international officers from interfering with the nances Smith called 0 membership meeting for Sunday Presidents of right wing locals 755 and 801 at Dayton Ohio and the right wing president of dis trict 7 also re ceived Fitzgerald wires They are ignoring them here then tugged at trouser leg and led him to home of Clarence Brooks about half a mile from the accident SS to the Johns was thrown from his car when it overturned on a curve He was alone at the time which he fixed as about 11 oclock Friday night The dog awoke him about o a m Johns was treated at Veterans hospital for shock and a shoulder at injury locals fi a general Dies After Being Struck by Train Oltumwa Ritter about 70 Hedrick died Friday of injuries he received when he was struck by a Milwaukee railroad engine near his home Rillcr was struck a few hours before he died of the injuries Authorities said he was deaf and possibly did not hear the engine on the Milwaukee tracks near his home Mail Goes Through Despite Coal Strike Des Moines UR The mail is going through to all Iowa areas despite the reduction of train service to some communities be cause of the coal strike The postoffice department Sat urday said trucks are being used to carry the mail to affected com munities and all classes of mail are being carried Two areas were left without service in northern Iowa when trains were halted between Sioux City and Jewell and Belle Plaine and Sanborn Minn Other lines affected run from Burlington to Cedar Rapids from Kansas City to Des Moines and from Fort Dodge to Waterloo FINED FOR PRANKS MontJcello Monticello youths have been fined each for Halloween mischief which in cluded a dynamite blast which broke more than worth of downtown windows SCOUTS TO BE GUESTS Des Moines First class Boy Scouts of the Tall Corn council were to be guests of Gov William S Beardsley at a barbecue Satur day at the rear of the Grace Meth odist church Michigan Purdue FINAL SAME mrm niv 4enthi In punt 34 hours o Saturday Republic Steel the nations wo 3 steel producer sending the companys 54000 striking em back to work immediately CIO President Philip Murray scheduled an early conference Saturday with officials of Republic to discuss a pension proposal the company has made The Republic offer reliably was reported to match Bethlehems guarantee of a minimum monthly pension for workers at 65 with 25 years of service However it did not follow the Bethlehem formula in all details Meanwhile another small steel company Lukens Steel company at Coatesville Pa reached an agreement Friday night with the CIO United Steelworkers return ing the companys 3000 employes to work immediately Terms Undisclosed Roy Widdoes personnel director at the company declined to dis close terms of the Lukens settle ment but said the agreement would be submitted to the firms employes for ratification meeting Sunday But despite these hopeful notes m the steel situation 10000 more members of the CIO steelworkers went on strike Friday midnight at 5 plants of the Timken Roller Bearing company when the com pany rejected the Bethlehem amonth pension formula de manded by the union There wera stirrings on that coal front too Cyrus S Ching tireless chief of the federal medi ation service called southern op erators here Monday to explore all the angles for settlement of the 48day coalfield shutdown Hint Sterner Action A hint of possibly sterner fed eral action came from the white house party which returned with President Truman Friday night from his speechmaking trip into the chilly midwest Mr Truman some associates said privately soon will make a imal decision on whether to EO to court under the TaftHarHcy in junction procedure to force a re sumption of coaldigging The president himself would not talk about either steel or coal Ching talked with Lewis Friday y talked secretly for 2 hours and 15 minutes in a hotel room heie They got together after Lew is trying without success to evade reporters had become the leader of a comic chase afoot and bv taxi When the talk ended he had nothing lo say to the press Drake fowa State 4FINAL Fire Destroys Rendering Works Cedar Rapids Friday night destroyed the Cedar Rapids Rendering Co plant just south of the city limits here Owner E F tJe Ioss would amount and was not insured P1apt Supt Floyd Schull said the fire started in a back room electric motors and an old truck The fire started at 10 p m and Durned until early Saturday morn ng Fed by animal fats in large ats the fire buckled 2 walls Mich State Notre Dame 4 FINAL Northwestern Wisconsin 4 FINAL ;