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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9 This Paper Consists of Two One HOliE EDITION mm CmI oal Miners Go Back to Jobs 3 Killed and 5 W ticket the v e y observance m Mason City to Maj Gen Hanford MacNider was no great chore for Robert H Shepard commander of ClausenWorden post of the American Legion The and firsf national h th lo him like other veterans Armistice day is one of me morial particularly for the men lost in World war I Groves Talk on Atom Energy to Be in Optimistic Vein The optimistic aspects of atomic energy will be emphasized by Gen Leslie R Groves in his Armistice day address at Roosevelt field house Friday evening at 8 oclock As the head of the Manhattan project which developed the atom bomb in wartime Gen Groves knows the subject both the mili tary and peacetime aspects Yet he leaves his audience optimistic and encouraged about the future His reaction to the news of Rus sias possession of the atom bomb is expected here in his first public discussion of that development Programs Climax Gen Groves address will be the climax of the fullday program sponsored by Clausen Worden post of the American Legion The Rt Rev Msgr Arthur J Breen of Holy Family church will deliver the address at the forenoon memorial observance It will open with a parade at a m from the Legionnaire club to the Doughboy statue on the courthouse lawn A 2nd parade is scheduled at 1 p m from the Legionnaire club to Roosevelt field for the Mason City and Rochester junior college foot ball game with the opening gun at 2p m Band to Play The evening program opens at p m at the fieldhouse with a concert by the 96piece Mason City high school band under the direction of Carleton L Stewart The 4th district commander of the American Legion B J Sullivan Rockford will give a 5minute ad dress on Armistice Day and Why followed by Gen Groves address Admission to both afternoon and evening programs will be by single ticket Priced at eaci they can be purchased at eithei bank the Legionnainc club Deck er Brothers Dillons or Abels PROGRAM a American Legion drum and bugle corps concert in Central park a from Legion naire club to Doughboy statue on courthouse lawn a the Rev W L Dierkingr pastor First Pres byterian church a Msgr Ar Breen Holy Family 11 a m One minute of silent thur J church reverence 1 p from Legionnaire club to Roosevelt field Guard mount Flag raising 2 p game Mason City junior collegre vs Roches ter junior college Demonstra tion between halves Estherville Legion drum and bugle corps p concert 96 piece Mason City high school band Roosevelt fieldhouse p to flag Invo cation the Rev Marvin O Lee pastor Central Lutheran church Solo Mrs B Raymond Weston p Armistice Day and Why B J Sullivan 4th district commander Ameri can Legion 8 p Lt Gen Rob ert L Groves Atomic Energy Benediction the Rev Leo Logan St Josephs church Collision Occurs West of Hampton Officials Unable to Learn Cause of Fatal Accident Hampton Three young men were killed and 5 others are in the Lutheran hospital at Hampton with serious injuries suffered in an automobile collision 8 miles west of Hampton on highway 3 at p m Tuesday Instantly killed were George Kibsgaard 18 son of Mr and Mrs Oscar Kibsgaard of Hampton His body was found under the car which he was driv ing Frank Elwood 18 son of Mr and Mrs J R Elwood of Char iton Russell Jensen 19 son of Mr and Mrs Carl Jensen of Hampton died early Wednesday at the hos pital List of Injured The injured were Lawrence Muhlenbruck 18 son of Mrs Clara Muhlenbruck of Hampton Leon Casey 16 and Lloyd Casey 18 sons of Mr and Mrs Everett Casey Hampton Russell Bonjour 22 son of Ray Bonjour Sheffield Merlin Numelin 16 son of Mr and Mrs Walter Numelin of Hampton Because none of the young men in the crash was able to talk of ficials were unable to determine how the accident happened i r i L i of the Lawrence Muhlenbruck car in whipb nEht I killing 3 of HamptS luesclay night ls bhown above Both cars were so badly demolished they will probablv Kussell Jensen 19 one of the dead is believed to have been in this Straight Stretch The collision occurred on on the slightly Boy SHU in Jail Despite Mothers Plea Davenport 14yearold youth charged with auto theft re mained in the juvenile ward of Scott county jail Wednesday des pite the plea of his mother that he confessed the theft just to be near a companion in jail on an other charge Police discounted the mothers story because the youth had ac curate knowledge of where the 3 cars he admitted taking were abandoned HELP WAR BRIDE Woodward Towa neighbors helped out a British war bride Tuesday With 14 mechanical pickers 42 men from neighboring farms picked 90 acres of corn on the farm of Mrs Raymond Adams southwest of here Mrs Adams husband is critically ill in the hospital SAME fU meant trafrio death In past 24 hours CAA Takes On Military Flight Control Task Washington UR The civil aeronautics administration in a sweeping safety move Wednes day assumed fulltime control OVPI the flights of all military planes or regular air routes in the Unitec States The defense department an nounced that the air force and the navy have ceded to the CAA the power to prescribe the altitude radio frequencies and other fligh terms of military craft under al weather conditons Previously the CAA has con trolled military flying between cities only in adverse weather The defense department said the change was made with a view to achieving maximum flying safe ty over the entire United States Details of the new regulations will be announced shortly CAAs assumption of control over military flights came as 1 The civil aeronautics board prepared to open hearings on the collision here last week between a P38 fighter plane and an East ern Air Lines DC4 All 55 persons aboard the airliner were killed It was the worst disaster in civil avi ation history 2 Authorities were investigat ing the report of an Eastern Air Lines pilot that this plane bound from Boston to Atlanta with 54 sersons aboard narrowly averted a collision with an air force B25 ibout 8 miles south of Washington Tuesday The B25 pilot was prac icing instrument flying at the ime DIES IN TRACTOR MISHAP Brandon Carl Maas 48 vas fatally injured late Tues day in a tractor accident at his arm near here Maas had been n the fields plowing during the day When he failed to return to he house Ihc family investigated nitl found him entangled in the Iactor straight stretch of highway and is believed to have been headon Kibsgaard was driving one car and Muhlenbruck the other Both cars were almost totally demolished but neither one turned over Kibsgaard and Elwood were in one car and the other 6 in the car driven by Muhlenbruck ac cording to early investigation by officers One of the cars was pavement and the other off the pavement at the north Kibsgaards body was under neath the car The 6 injured young men were taken lo the hospital where Jen sen died Wednesday morning Little Mouse Seen os Cause of Fire Decorah A little mouse locked in a steel cabinet in the school house in District No 8 Madison township apparently chewed some matches endangering the building Tuesday morning When Miss B e r ni c e Feltis opened the school she found the room filled with smoke The De corah fire department was called to extinguish the fire and the cause was determined The con tents of the cabinet consisting of phonograph and school records was destroyed Only on Monday Miss Feltis had told the pupils about fire pro tection and said that not even a hand grenade had been provided for the school Had the fire oc curred on a day when the school was not open the building would probably have been destroyed as the wall back of the cabinet was scorched from the heat AFTER FATAL CRASHA view of the car belived to have been Kibsgaard 18 of Hampton who with 2 others were killed in a crash west of Hamntn Tuesday night Also m this car was Frank Elwood 18 of Hampton who was k S i n stantly The radiator of the other car can be seen at ekin int seen at eking into e Kib sgaard auto ilc Democrats Cheer Victory if Vote Power Plant Purchase Wapello a p e 11 o resi dents voted Tuesday on a proposal for city purchase of the property of the Wapello Light and Power company Both Lehman ODwyer Win in New York By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Smashing democratic victories in New Yorks U S senate race and in widespread city elections set President Truman and the party high command chortling Wednesday over the outlook for 1950 Republicans didnt find much Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Increasing cloudiness Wednesday night with low near 45 Considerable cloudiness Thursday with high near 60 Iowa Mostly fair and mild Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and continued mild Low Wednesday night 45 50 Minnesota Mostly cloudy and con tinued mild Wednesday night Thursday cloudy and mild with light rain likely north Low Wednesday night 38 to 45 high Thursday 48 to 55 north 55 to 65 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 64 Minimum 45 At 8 a m 48 YEAR AGO Maximum 39 Minimum to crow about in Tuesdays off year elections They held on to the New Jersey governorship they already had and tossed out a dem ocratic mayor here and there But they took a mauling in the days feature political bout in New York state Democratic Herbert H Lehman easily knocked Republi can John Foster Dulles out of the U S senate seat Dulles has held down since last July Latest returns from the New York senatorial election give Leh man 2567704 Dulles 2362173 There was one big clearcut is sue Lehman campaigned hard for the Truman homefront program Dulles campaigned against it Calls Out Returns The president himself gleefully calling out returns at a dinner in his honor by the Womens Demo cratic club of Washington inter preted the result as a vote of confidence in his fair deal Mr Truman said it would have a very decided effect on the elec tion in 1950 when control of con gress is at stake The GOP national chairman Guy George Gabrielson said in a statement that the principles which Senator Dulles expounded in his campaign are those which ultimately will prevail because they are right Jn New Jersey Gabrielson said the reelection of Republican Gov Alfred E Driscoll was a blow at bossism and Hagueism Direct Defeat Driscoll handed a direct defeat lo his democratic rival Slate Sen ator Elmer H Wcnc And he gave Pennsylvania Vets Get Bonus California Repeals Pension Boy Admits Shooting of Brother 8 Northwood LeRoy Johnson 12 has admitted that he was the one who shot his brother Duane 8 while the 2 were playing Sunday afternoon in the yard of their farm home near Kensett Sheriff Ancel Conner and Highway Patrolman R W Hahn who have been in vestigating the shooting reported Wednesday The authorities said the shooting was accidental LeRoy stated that the 2 had de cided upon a story which had at first been given authorities that Duane was shot by someone in a late model light blue Hudson or Nash sedan which stopped on the graveled road in front of the place but some distance from where the 2 were playing the officials said The 12year old stated the 2 made up the story because they were afraid to tell their parents Mr and Mrs Maynard Johnson what happened the sheriff said he was told and after they had agreed upon it LeRoy went to a nearby farm where the parents were to summon aid LeRoy first told the true story of the incident to his father Hahn said late Tuesday and Duane later admitted the original story was wrong Monday 4 men who had been shooting with rifles within J miles of the place had been ques tioned in connection with the boys shooting The victim is reported in satis factory condition at Park hos pital but not out of danger due to the depth to which the bullet penetrated the side of his back An attending physician said an oper ation would probably not be at tempted for at least a week U S Rejects Soviet Atom Resolution Lake Success N Y UR The United States flatly rejected Rus sia s newest United Nations res olution on atomic control Wed nesday as one more playing of an outworn phonograph record U S Delegate John D Hicker son repeated the promise that the United States would give serious consideration to any new propos als that would insure effective in ternational control of the atom U S Steel Talks Due on Thursday Strike Finished Pending Further Contract Efforts By UNITED PRESS John L Lewis suddenly called off the coal strike Wednesday and setllement of the steel workers walkout against the nations No 1 steel producers U S Steel ap peared probable within the next few days The labor situation clouded for 52 days by the coal walkout and for 40 days by the steel walkout brightened considerably But in coal there was a limit on the time that peace might be effective Lewis and his policy committee ordered 380000 United Mine Workers idle in bituminous mines east of the Mississippi to return to their jobs until midnight Nov 30 under conditions of a contract which expired July 1 The order did not say whether the miners will work 3 days or 5 but it was believed they would work the 3 day schedule they were on when the walkout began Sept 19 5Day Week UMW District 5 offices at Pitts burg said however that its men would go back to their jobs on a 5day week Charles G Ross President Trumans press secretary called the Lewis action good news Observers noted however that in returning to their jobs By UNITED PRESS Pennsylvania war veterans won a bonus Wednesday as the big money to come out of voting across the country on pensions poll taxes public housing and other issues The record bonus largest money issue ever lrvoted in Pennsylvania goes an indirect drubbing to Frank Hague the former Jersey City mayor and boss oC the slate demo cratic organization who backed Wene Unofficial returns from 3298 of the states 3718 election districts gave Driscoll 771018 votes to 706 581 for Wene Hague announced he is step ping aside At 73 he said he has reached an age when it is impos sible to carry on the arduous duties of the democratic leader ship Boston voters tossed out the last oldtime boss still in power when they refused a 5th term to Demo cratic Mayor James M Curley They picked another democrat City Clerk John B Hynes Hynes was temporary mayor in 1947 while Curley did a 5 months stretch in a federal penitentiary after being convicted of mail fraud One Killed 4 Hurt in Wreck Manchester One person was killed and 4 injured in an auto accident near Manchester early Wednesday David J Paris 23 who lived near Manchester died of injuries about an hour after the accident State Highway Patrolman Ar thur Longseth said the car driven by Paris went out of control on a curve on a gravel road half a mile north of Manchester and over turned Will Serve Supper American Legion Auxiliary will serve an Armistice day supper Friday al the Brislow Evangelical United Brethren church to 1300000 of that states World war II servicemen But in neighboring New Jersey vot ers rejected a bonus for their veterans In California voters apparently were tired of the pension plan they passed a year ago With re turns from of the states pre cincts in California was giving a 57 per cent vote for repeal of the plan Virginia and Texas both voted to keep state poll taxes requiring citizens to pay a fee to vote In New York 3 proposals de signed to ease housing conditions seemed assured of passage Ohio first state to vote on Ihe margarine question approved by substantial majorities proposals to permit the sale of colored mar garine A proposal to give Ohio the Massachusettstype of ballot also appeared lo have won Listing candidates by office titles instead of by party titles Ihe new ballots rated as a strong factor in Re publican Senalor Robert A Tafts campaign for year Political reeleclion circles saicl next Taft might lose up lo 100000 votes in straight parly balloting against democratic Gov Frank J Lausche Other issues in Ihe scattered elections across the country Tues day included California Approved by sub slanlial majorities proposals for daylight saving lime and a 000000 bond issue for school con slruclion New constitutional amendments and 3 proposals for public housing were approved The amendments included a provision for paying bonuses to New York veterans living outside Ihe slate Previously Ihe veterans were re quired to return lo Iheir home slalc to receive the bonus But he told the general assem bly s special political committee that the U S would continue to press for adoption of the plan ap proved by the general assembly over soviet protests a year ago until a better one is put forward It is a good plan Hickerson said and can be made to work It can effectively prohibit atom ic weapons and equally impor tant its adoption could inaugu rate a new era in world affairs Slight Lead for Quirino as President Manila Philippines Presi dent Elpidio Quirino forged slowly ahead of former Japanese Puppet President Jose T Laurel Wednes day in the race for the Philippines presidency With 35 per cent of the vote counted Quirino received 531642 compared to 502483 for Laurel and 160179 for the third presi dential candidate Jose Avelino Two more deaths in election day clashes were reported raising the death toll to 32 An unconfirmed report published by the Evening News said 78 Mohammedan mem bers of Laurels nacionalista party were massacred in the town of Lanao Fernando Lopez the vice presi dential candidate of Quirinos liberal party was leading his 2 opponents by a wide margin and seemed assured of ending in first place Quirinos liberal party also placed 4 senatorial candidates among the top 8 to be elected along with 4 from Laurels nac tionalista party Lewis has beateh the government to the punch by preventing fed eral authorities from ordering the miners back by injuncti6n He now is free to call them out again Cyrus Ching federal mediation director who had been laboring to get both the steel and coal walkouts settled went into con ference with other mediation of ficials at Washington where he had summoned operators and Lewis for another meeting Ready for Work It was that in most ar e a s miners could return to work immediately Maintenance crews reportedly have kept most mines clean and ready to re sume production In the steel strike U S Steel corporation the Big Steel of American industry announced its negotiators probably will meet Thursday with CIO United Steel Workers negotiators CIO Pres ident Philip Murray called his 170man policy committee to meet in Pittsburgh Friday Observers saw in this and other develop ments signs that the walkout against U S Steel might be near ing its end soon En gel to Serve 2 to 10 Years Chicago Sigrnund Sam tngel 74yearold love swindler was sentenced Wednesday to not less than 2 and not more than 10 years in prison for swindling a redhaired Chicago widow out of He was sentenced by Judge George M Fisher after his attor ney Allen Bloch pleaded that 1 any sentence will be a death en tcncc Engel his debonair manner gone sat in a high courtroom chair swinging his legs during the arguments which preceded the sentencing James Brown assistant states attorney charged that Engel was He spent 23 years more Carbon Monoxide Gas Death Is Accidental Washington W S Kyle Wednesday listed as acci dental the carbon monoxide death Tuesday night of Sherman R Gault 42 Washington garageman Gault was overcome by the gas while at work He was found late Tuesday night by the owner of the building in which he had his garage The carbon monoxide came from a car on which Gault was working and 10 months in prisons said Brown and all of this time was for swindling women Now perhaps his time has run out Brown sug gested that Engel whose exploits were international in scope should be given at least 9 and not than 10 years imprisonment Turpentine Brings Death to Student Stillwater Okla tine mistaken for water during a Playful fight in a college Jng house resulted in the death of a New Mexico student when the inflammable liquid ignited Bernard Frceburg 21 Lords burg N Mex suffered burns on Tuesday a classmate Edgar Huxley Okla tossed a jar of turpentine at him during a water fight Freeburg died a few hours Nickel Coffee Going Out in Sioux City CUr WThe nickel cup of coffee expected to be onry Monday memory here next Sioux City restaurant associa tion members Tuesday night voted to abandon the 5 cent general Charge fo cost for respective qudlily and service ;