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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ARCHIVES DES UMIHCii IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL Lin Amditcd FIM and United ftmt full ttutd Cent Coprl MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1 1947 This Papo Comlsu of Two No TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN 12 HOURS 1 Yanks Blast Bums 103 I for 2nd Series Victory SCORE BY INNINGS 3 123456789 R HE Dodgers Q D D D Q 0 Yanks D H D D B D 10 0 BJ0 IB D Yankee Stadium New 4 Brooklyn pitchers for 15 hits in a murderous display of power the New York Yankees over whelmed the Dodgers 103 Wednesday to take a 20 lead ifc the World Series before a paid crowd of 69865 FIRST INNING fl Dodgers Stanky struck out on a sweeping curve after the count had reached 3 and 2 Robinson also struck out Reynolds getting over 2 quick called strikes and then after wasting a pitch curving an other one overwhich the Brooklyn first baseman missed by a foot Reiser went after Reynolds first pitch and lifted an easy fly ball to Lindell No runs no hits no er rors none left Yankees Stirnweiss lined Lom bardis first pitch to right field for a single the ball just dropping in front of Walker Henrich after takinga strike lined Lombardis next pitch into short center for another single Stirnweiss racing around to 3rd Lindell hit into a fast double play Jorgensea to Stanky to Robinson Stirnweiss scoring DiMaggio singled off Reeses glove for the Yankees 3rd base bit It was a sharp ground ball that DiMaggio rapped like a bullet McQuinn struck out on a 3 and 2 pitch One run 3 hits no errors one left SECOND INNING Dodgers Walker lined a 3 and 2 pitch right to DiMaggio Her manski fouled to Johnson who made the catch close to the box seats behind 3rd base Edwards struck out on a high curve ball after working the count to 3 and 2 No runs no hits no errors none left Yankees Johnson flied deep to Walker who made the catch just in front of the right field stands Rizzuto fouled off a pitch and then tried to beat out a bunt down the 3rd base line but was out Jorgensen to Robinson Stanky threw out Berra on an easy ground ball No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING Dodgers Reese walked after fouling off 4 pitches Jorgensen lined to Henrich Reese holding first Lombard went after the first pitch and flied to DiMaggio Reese again holding first Reese stole 2nd sliding in under Ber ras high throw to Stirnweiss Stanky singled over 2nd base Stirnweiss making a nice stop of the ball but throwing to late to get the runner at first Reese going to 3rd Robinson singled to left Reese scoring and Stanky stopping at 2nd Reiser struck out One run 2 hits no errors 2 left Yankees Reynolds grounded out Jorgensen to Robinson Stirnweiss tripled to right center field the ball glancing Stanleys glove and rolling off be tween Reiser and Walker Hen rich fouled to Jorgensen behind 3rd base Stirnweiss holding 3rd Lindell tripled to deep right cen ter Reiser just missing a shoe string catch Stirnweiss scoring to put theYankees ahead Di Maggio was passed purposely Mc Quinn struck out One run 2 hits no errors 2 left FOURTH INNING Dodgers Walker lined Reynolds first pitch into the right field stands for the first homerun of the series tying the score Her manski also hitting the first pitch grounded out McQuinn to Reynolds who covered first Ed wards popped to McQuinn just back of first base Reese dropped a single into short right and then went out stealing Berra to Riz zuto One runs 2 hits no errors none left FOURTH INNING Yankees Johnson tripled to deep center field Reiser again just missing a shoestring catch on the savagely hit line drive His triple tied a World Series club record of hitting 3 triples in one game The Dodgers in 1916 and the Cincinnati Reds in 1919 also did it Rizzuto dropped a double into short left center scoring Johnson Berra flied deep to Reiser Rizzuto going to 3rd after the catch Reynolds sent a grounder to Jorgensen and Rifeuto was trapped between 3rd and home and run down Jorgensen to Edwards Edwards got credit for the putout when Rizzuto ran out of the base line trying to dodge tag Reynolds went to 2nd on the play Stirnweiss struck out One run 2 hits no errors 1 left FIFTH INNING Dodgers There were a few boos for Reiser as he came to the Dodger bench for most fans thought he should have caught both Johnsons and Rizzutos hits Jorgensen struck out missing a low curve ball It was Reynolds 5th strikeout Lombardi grounded out Rizzuto to McQuinn the Yanks first baseman scooping up the shortstops low throw in time Rizzuto also threw out Stanky No runs no hits no errors none left Yankees Henrich hit a home run into the right field bleachers It was a high drive that barely fell in LindeU got a ground rule double when his sharp drive down the foul line bounced into the left field boxes Coach Clyde Sukeforth of the Dodgers went out to talk to Lombardi and after he pitched a ball to DiMaggio the southpaw was taken out and re placed by Hal Gregg a right hander DiMaggio then grounded out Jorgensen to Robinson Lin dell holding 2nd Jorgensen mo mentarily fumbled the ball and then threw low but the Negro first baseman came up with it in tune McQuinn singled to center Reese just missing the ball Lindell scoring Johnson grounded to Gregg who threw to Stanky at 2nd in an attempt to force Mc Quinn but Stanky dropped the ball for an error and both run ners were safe It was scored as a fielders choice with Gregg getting an assist It was the first error of the series Rizzuto ilied to Reiser the runners holding their bases Berra struck out Two runs 3 hits one error 2 left SIXTH INNING Dodgers Robinson lined to Di Maggio Reiser singled to left on the first pitch Walker hit into a double play Stirnweiss to Rizzuto to McQuinn No runs 1 hit no errors none left Yankees Reynolds lined the first pitch between Jorgensen and Reese for a single Stirnweiss walked Reynolds going to 2nd Henrich sacrificed Gregg to Stanky who covered first Reyn olds 3rd and Stirnweiss to 2nd Lindell flied deep to Her manski Reynolds scoring after the catch Stirnweiss holding 2nd DiMaggio was called out on strikes One run 1 hit no errors 1 left SEVENTH INNING Dodgers Hermanski was called out on strikes Edwards singled to right center Reese flied to Henrich Edwards holding first Jorgensen beat out a hit down the 3rd baseline and when Berra threw wildly to first base Edwards went all the way to 3rd Vaughan batted for Gregg Vaughan flied to DiMaggio No runs 2 nits 1 error 2 left Yankees Hank Behrman went in to pitch for Brooklyn McQuinn singled to right McQuinn went to 2nd on a wild pitch Johnson Quinn and center scoring Mc when the ball went through Reiser for an error John son went all the way to 3rd Riz zuto popped to Stanky Berra was passed purposely Reynolds beat out a grounder down the first base line for a hit Johnson scor ing and Berra going to 3rd Behr man was taken out and replaced by Rex Barney Stirnweiss grounded Robinson and was credited with a base hit when no one covered first for the Dodgers Berra scoring and Reynolds go ing to 2nd Henrichflied to Reis er Reynolds going to 3rd after the catch Stirnweiss holding first Reynolds scored on a wild pitch and Stirnweiss went to 2nd Lindell walked DiMaggio forced Stirnweiss at 3rd Jorgensen tin assisted Four runs 4 hits one error 2 left EIGHTH INNING Dodgers Stanky groundedout Johnson to McQuinn Robinson doubled into the left field corner Reiser flied to Henrich Robinson holding 2nd Walker grounded out Rizzuto to McQuinn No runs one hit no errors one left Yankees McQuinn flied to Her manski Johnson flied to Reiser Rizzuto flied to Hermanski No runs no hits no errors none left NINTH INNING Dodgers Hermanski walked Edwards flied to Lindell Her manski holding first Reese singled to left Hermanski going to 3rd Jorgenson forced Reese at 2nd Stirnweiss to Rizzuto Hermanski scoring Gionfriddo batted for Barney Gionfriddo forced Jor gensen at 2nd Johnson to Stirn weiss One run one hit no er rors one left AP Wirephoto STIRNWEISS SAFE AT Second Baseman George Stirnweiss starts a slide into 3rdbase on Tommy Henrichs single to right field in the first inning of the 2nd game of the World Series at Yankee Stadium Wednesday afternoon Dodger Third Baseman Johnny Jorgenson is set to take the throw from Dixie Walker The umpire is Bill McGowan Johnny Lindell then hit into a double play as Stirnweiss scored New Townsend Plan Would Provide for Home Protection Minneapolis new Townsend plan was under dis cussion here Wednesday after Dr Francis E Townsend proposed each congressional district elect 2 representatives for the one now sent to Washington One Townsend proposed would go to the capitol and the other one would remain home to explain what the other one was doing Clay Protests Russ Tirade Against U S Berlin UR Gen Lucius D Clay said Wednesday he had asked Marshal Vassily Sokolov sky for an official explanation of an antiAmerican tirade by the Soviet propaganda chief in Ber lin before a German audience last week Clay V S military governor in Germany revealed at a press con ference that he had sought an explanation from the Russian military governor Clay also announced without qualification that plants in the western zones listed for dismant ling would be dismantled regard less of any German opposition If we declare that a plant is going to be dismantled it is go ing to be dismantled Clay said spacing his words deliberately for emphasis Convicted Gangsters Get Part of Loot in Robbery at Chicago Chicago courtapproved settlement Wednesday awarded 3 convicted gangsters including Roger The Terrible Touhy part of the loot from a currency ex change robbery Touhy and 4 henchmen allegedly held up the Northtown Currency exchange Dec 28 1942 after they had escaped from Stateville peni tentiary Three of the gangsters includ ing Touhy later were captured The other 2 were killed In their possession was found rep resenting most of the loot from the robbery Champ Heads for Soup Bowl Lepanto Ark may be a champ but shes headed for the soup just the same Dor othy is a turtle Tuesday she ne gotiated a 1000 foot course in 10 minutes to win the annual Le panto Terrapin Derby in a walk A crowd of 4000 cheered But things were different Wednesday Dorothy along with all the losing entries is headed for a St Louis hotel which will turn them all into soup Silenf Partner for Blind Man Des Moines Newton Iowa sporting goods man who would give his money but not his name provided a blind popcorn man with a brisk 2 hours business here Tuesday Because be wanted to help him out the Newton resident stood near the popcorn stand and gave money to passersby to purchase popcorn from blind Lee LePera LePera said he received about during this rush period Now aud then the man would step up and buy a box of popcorn himself disguising his voice Most of these boxes he gave away I didnt want to keep going up to the stand because I thought hed recognize my voice explained the man who refused to give his name I decided to give the money to other people and let them buy it The Newton man said he had never seen the popcorn merchant before but noticed he wasnt doine very well and decided to buy him out 5 Operating Railway Unions Seek 30 Increase in Wages Officials File Notice for 350000 Members of Major Brotherhoods Chicago formal demand for a 30 per cent wage increase for more than 350000 members of 5 operating railroad brotherhoods has been made by the unions on the nations carriers The notices for the hike in wages With a minimum DOOSt Of a day set in motion the machinery of the National Railway Labor act under which disputes in the industry are handled Rejection of the wage demand by the inudividual railroads was expected and would result in ar rangements for negotiations on a nationwide basis The carriers wage conference committee rep resenting the countrys railroads said granting the wage boost would add to rail transporta tion costs annually In addition to the pay raisede mand the operating brotherhoods representing the engineers fire men conductors trainmen and switchmen also have made de mands for changes in 44 working rules Approval of the changes railroad spokesmen said add annually to op erating costs Negotiations between the broth erhoods and carrier representatives on the rule changes the issue that precipitated the nationwide rail strike in May 1946 are to open here next Tuesday Union spokes men said the wage demand will be dealt with aggressively when ne gotiations on the rule changes open The wage increase union spokes men said was compulsory due to the skyrocketing living costs They said their last pay boost was in May 1946 Their new wage de mand calls for the 30 per cent boost to become effective Nov 1 Carrier spokesmen said the week ly earnings of operating employes average now compared with in 1939 The wage demand by the oper ating group followed the recent award of 15J cents an hour wage increases granted a million non operating workers by an arbitra tion board named under the Na tional Railway Labor act Carrier spokesmen said the effect of the award was to increase rail labor costs an estimated a year The railroads have pending be fore the interstate commerce com mission a request for a 27 per cent increase in freight rates The car riers wage conference committee said the request gave no considera tion to the wage demand filed Tuesday or to the demand for 44 rule changes Federal Jury Indicts Warden Guards Aftc Deaths of 8 Convicts Savannah Ga federal grand jury Wednesday indicted the warden and 4 guards at a Glynn county prison camp near Brunswick Ga where 8 Negro convicts were slain last July All are charged with violating civil rights of the slain men The warden H G Worthy pre viously was exonerated by a state grand jury in the Glynn county superior court He contended that the convicts were shot when they alternated a mass escape FAIL TO BREAK DEADLOCK IN UN Red Ukraine India Seek Security Council Seat New York United Na tions assembly failed in its first to break the deadlock in the race between the soviet Ukraine and India for the security council seat to be vacated by Poland Dec 31 The first secret vote of the 57 nations Wednesday after 7 inde cisive ballots Tuesday showed Ukraine 31 India 23 A 23rds majority of those present and required for election The 8th first for the no major shift in the voting lineup The last ballot Tuesday gave the Ukraine 33 and India 23 The 9th ballot showed Ukraine 32 India 24 Dr Oswaldo Aranha of Brazil assembly president then ruled that the assembly should drop the security council seat contest temporarily and move on tothe election of 6 replacement members to the economic and social council However at this point Mrs Vijayalakshmi PandfVchief of the Indian delegation andambassa dor to Moscow took the floor for a brief statement of refusal to withdraw India from the contest Mrs Pandit said the Dec 31 ex piration of Australias 2year term would leave the Indian ocean area unrepresented on the security council She insisted India was not trying to keep any group out of the council Canada Tuesday was voted into the British com monwealth seat now occupied by Australia Argentina was elected to succeed Brazil in the other of the 3 places to be vacated Dec 31 Chicago Daily News Writer Dies of Cancer Chicago Vincent OBrien nationally known colum nist for the Chicago Daily News died of cancer Tuesday at Evans ton hospital He was 59 years old OBrien wrote 10 novels before joining the staff of the News as book editor 15 years ago He was best known for his column So Long Son a farewell to his youn ger son Donel as he left for the war Donel was killed on a bomb ing raid over Germany in 1944 LOOK INS IDE National Jaycee Head Urges Tough Russ Policy See page 2 Tulane LSURated Toughies of Southland See page 11 Hospital Needs Shown for Iowa Communities See page 7 Mason City Home Building to Top 100 Mark in 1947 See page 13 TRUMAN URGES FOOD SAVING MARKETS SOAR Asks Reduced Feeding of Grain to Cattle for European Relief By The Associated Press President Truman Wednesday called on the American people to serve fewer slices of bread and help save 100000000 bushels of grain for Europe He also asked producers to reduce feeding of grain for cattle and made clear that most of the saving must come there Even as he addressed the first meeting of the citizens food com mittee called together at the white house to discuss cost of living and the need to conserve food for Europe steer prices hit a new 1947 peak at Chicago and bog prices took another jump at Chicago and some other livestock markets Wholesale butter prices at Chi cago were unchanged to 2 cents a pound lower with 93 score AA at 765 cents and eggs were un changed to 2 cents a pound lower with U S extras No 2 at 56 cents A top price of a hundred pounds was reached on steers at Chicago the highest of 1947 but below the top reached last November The Chicago steer mar ket was strong to 50 cents up in the 3rd straight day of advances New alltime highs for steer prices were set Tuesday in Louisville and Omaha Hogs advanced 50 to 75 cents a hundred pounds to a top of at Chicago in the 3rd consecutive session of advancing prices At the Chicago board of trade wheat futures sold cent lower to Jcent higher near the end of the first hour of trading with the December wheat delivery at with lo at the close Tuesday Corn futures were U cent lower to i cent higher with December at compared with a close of li to Tuesday Secretary of Labor Schwellcn bach hinted at the return of food rationing in a speech at Hot Springs Ark Tuesday night He put it this way I am confident that the people of this country would overwhelm ingly support more drastic action even rationing of essentials if the present system does not work Most officials in the administra tion believe it would be impos sible to set up a ration or price control program in time to meet present urgencies Responding for the 26member committee Chairman Charles Luckman reported that thousands of letters offering voluntary help have poured upon the committee since its creation last Thursday Mr Truman has proposed 000000 as stopgap aid and asked that key congressional committees meet as soon as possible to con sider it The committees are the senate foreign relations house foreign affairs and senate and house ap propriations bodies The committees are making ar rangements to convene in Novem ber in response to the presidents plea that such aid must be forth coming if France and Italy are to survive as iree and independent nations On the price issue congress members already are casting about for means whereby aid could be financed with least tendency to boost prices Chairman Wolcott RMich of the house banking committee suggested that the winter aid if congress agrees to it be financed by the exportim port bank instead of treasury bor rowing He argued that method would be less inflationary lowan Among 3 Killed as Ship Strikes Mine Washington UR The navy Wednesday announced the names of 3 sailors killed and 12 injured Tuesday when the 2200ton de stroyer Douglas K Fox struck a mine near Trieste The injured now at the 7th station army hospital Trieste in cluded Seamon 2C Richard Eu gene Ferber son of Mr and Mrs Harley A Ferber Greenfield Iowa Urge Raising Entry Bars for Russians Washington repub lican senators proposed Wednes day that the U S give the Rus sians a dose of their own medi cine for refusing to let an as sistant secretary of state and a congressional committee inspect the American embassy in Moscow Senators Styles Bridges N H C Wayland Brooks 111 and Owen Brewster Me urged raising this countrys entrance bars against the Russians in retaliation Describing the Russian closed door policy as a distinct shock to state department officials and members of congress Bridges said I think this poses the important question of just how much longer we are going to permit indiscrim inate admission of Soviet subjects and sympathizers in the United States I believe that we must start rigidly scrutinizing all Rus sian applications from now on Brewster said he was all in fav or of giving the Russians a dose of their own the only thing they understand Brooks who was denounced re cently by Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky as a warmonger said he agreed with Brewster and Bridges that the U S should act at once This country already has placed restrictions on Pierre Courtade a French communist newspaper correspondent who arrived in New York last week to cover the United Nations assembly Court ade had to agree to remain in the New York area and to confine his writing to the UN Bridges revealed late Tuesday that Moscow had flatly refused to permit a subgroup of the senate appropriations committee of which he is chairman to enter Russia The group expressly stated it wanted only to inspect the U S embassy in Moscow Also refused a visa was Assist ant Secretary of State John Peuri foy tiad planned to travel with the group and inspect dip lomatic posts abroad Warmer Weather Returns to Iowa DesMoines UR Warmer weather returned to Iowa Wed nesday bringing the first heavy autumnal rains of the season More than a half inch of rain fell at Spencer and Lamoni during the 24 hours Rain was general over the state Tuesday night More than a quar ter inch of precipitation was re ported at Fort Dodge Atlantic Creston Des Moines Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Tuesdays high reading was a cool 59 at Atlantic and Oskaloosa and the low Tuesday night was 37 at Spencer Minimum readings Wednesday night were expected to range from 40 to 50 with highs of 60 to 70 expected Thursday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and some what warmer with occasional light rain Wednesday night Low 44 to 48 Thursday partly cloudy and warmer with high 60 to 69 Iowa Cloudy Wednesday night with occasional light rain Wednesday night Somewhat wanner Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and warmer generally fair and mild Friday and most of Satur day with a change to cooler weather likely late Saturday or Sunday temperatures Thurs day will range from average lows of 45 tn average highs of 60 north and from 50 to 70 south on Friday from 50 to 70 north and from 54 to 75 south Minnesota Mostly cloudy and somewhat warmer Wednesday night with occasional light rain south and east portions Thurs day partly cloudy and warmer IN MASON CITY Globe Gazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 50 Minimum 43 At 8 a m Wednesday 45 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 64 Minimum 37 Luck Runs Out for Young Fan New York Joe Im the luckiest kid in the world said 8 year old Patty Ciccarelli when Joe DiMaggio walked into his hos pital room That was 3 weeks ago The Yankee star called on Fatty because the little boy was dying of leukemia fatal blood disease although Patty didnt know it A radio store heard his story and installed a television set in the hospital room so the little boy could follow his idol Big Joe on the screen Tuesday was to have been Pattys big World Series with Joe and the Yankees against the Dodgers But Patty died at 5 a m DEATH TOLL 411 17 OVER YEAR AGO St Ansgar Man Killed on Street Near Home by Unknown Driver Nine persons met death on Iowa highways during the past 12 hours as the traffic toll soared to 411 Wednesday 17 over the same date of a year ago Sheriff Theodore Horn of Osage was stilt seeking clues Wednesday which might lead to the apprehen sion driver who struck and killed James Rossitcr S3 at the west end of Main street St Ans gar about 6 p m Tuesday The aged man had been visiting at the home of Mr and Mrs Clyde Carpenter and was on his way home when struckWhen the man was first found by a passing truckr er he was still alive but he lived only a few minutes The sheriff and Dr R L Whit ley coroner were called but not the slightest evidence could be ob tained as to what vehicle had struck the man The body was taken to the SchroederHoug funeral home and prepared for burial Mr Rossiter leaves no relatives in this vicinity He is known to have a son Earl somewhere in Pennsylvania 2 sisters the Misses Hilda and Elizabeth Rossiter of National City Cal and 2 brothers Charles of Waterloo and Al some where in California Mr Rossiters wife died some 20 years ago No funeral arrangements can be made until relatives are heard from Two persons were killed in an autotruck collision near Webster City Tuesday night Dead were Homer Ringgenljerg 24 his lileee Carolyn Kay Michael 6 both of near Folk City Impact of the collision tore a timber from the body of the truck and rammed it through the auto mobile Three men were burned to death about 7 a m Wednesday when their truck struck a bridge abut ment on route 61 about 12 miles north of Davenport The body of one man was thrown clear of the truck and has been identified through a social security card as Wilfred J Wohlers of Bellevue Iowa The other 2 bodies which remained in the cab were burned beyond recognition but were believed to be Kenneth Run der of St Donatus owner of the truck and Bud Wicke of near St Donatus Charles Morgan 62 of Los An geles Cal died at Marshalltown late Tuesday night of injuries suf fered in an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon 3 miles east of Tama on highway 30 Mrs Morgan who according to Highway Patrolman R L Gross nickle was driving the car is re covering from injuries in a Mar shalltown hospital Grossnickle said Mrs Morgan told him they were driving west on the highway when she saw a car parked on the side of the road Believing the car was going to pull out in front of her she swerved and lost control of the car Just before Grossnickle had stopped to investigate the parked car but finding everything in or der he had proceeded on He said he saw the accident through his rear view mirror Frank W Martin 55 Muscatine was killed early Wednesday in an automobile accident on highway 212 3 miles west of Marengo Iowa county Coroner C E Van Dyke said Martins car had crashed into the wall of a culvert Martin a civil engineer em ployed by the Stanley Engineer ing company of Muscatine had at tended a city council meeting at Cedar Falls and was on his way home the coroner said The body was taken to a Marengo funeral home Martin is survived by his wife and a daughter In Des Moines Ernest C Dun ham 33 a Des Moines truck driv er was killed and 3 other persons injured when a Rock Island motor transit truck and a street car col lided Three passengers on the street car were taken to a hospital SAME Bltck Uf muni la tt honrl ;