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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS PTCM and United Press full Panel lowans Do Not Favor Campus Politics Rule By more than 5 to 3 Iowa voters favor some change in the present rule that prohibits political candi dates from making speeches on statecollege campuses This ques tion has been before the state lUlTQj board of educa tion from time Pi to and at rUUUt its September meeting the Board agreed to reconsider the subject in its next meeting to be held Friday Voters are di vlded however between the proposals discussed by the board in September One suggested change would set aside a political day at each college with permis sion for political candidates to ap pear and speak on the campus only on that day The 2nd pro posal would permit the president of each state college to decide about allowing political candidates to hold campus meetings IOWA PUBLIC OPINION PANEL members representing a crosssection of voters all over the state divide as follows regarding these proposals 85 favor a political day on taeh campus K would permit the president of each state college to decide about pqlltl cal meetings on campus 1 would continue the present ban on political meetings 12 are undecided More younger than older voters are in favor of changing the present rule Copy t40 4150 Over 50 Day U Fresidnntx No Decision Chnnri 23 2 25 t n 35 Many voters who favor a change In the existing rule regard campus political meetings as part of the students education and a few remark that students are better able to understand politics than some of the older people Last week IPOP reported opin ions whether U S senatorial can didate Wilson or Gillette would do the better in dealing with cer tain specific issues Voters in the panel were first asked for volun teered opinions about which issues they consider most important in the coming election Slightly over half of these in terviewed answered working for peace settling our differences with Russia etc or replied that our foreign policy is the most im portant issue A number of panel voters men tion several issues equal im portance so the percentages below add to more than 100 per cent Think Mott Important Working far price 26 Vorrljn policy in other re spects 26 Lower prices cost of etc Changes In Iitbor legislation Help the farmers Sup port farm prices etc 7 Control if communists 7 Housing situation Miscellaneous answers 17 I dont JS Panel voters were then asked specifically which of 5 different issues they considered most im portant The replies show the seriousness with which lowans re gard the present world crisis Worktnr for peace 80 prices Controlling communists 38 Helping farmers 19 Labor legislation 1U These replies also add to more than 100 per cent because of the number who mention several of these issues as most important Less than 1 per cent had no opin ions when asked specifically about these 5 issues To Have 2nd Operation This One Is Most Crucial for Pamela Chicago year old Pamela Lamphere Thursday un dergoes the 2nd of 3 operations necessary to correct a rare blad der malformation Dr Karl A Meyer director of the Cook county hospital said that Thursdays operation is the most important of the 3 The 1st op eration was performed Sept 22 and the 3rd is scheduled for about 3 months from now Pamelas case attracted nation wide attention when her parents Fred 23 and Irene 21 separated temporarily because they were unable to agree on whether the dangerous surgery should be per formed The parents were reconciled aft er a committee of doctors ap pointed by a court examined the child and decided that the opera tions were necessary if Pamela was to live more than a few years Platform Is Repeal of Baby Powder Tax New York Robert Nodar Jr told a republican audi ence Wednesday night that if he is returned to congress he will work for repeal of the federal tax on baby powder Kir wife save births to twins list summer MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 14 1948 Thlx Paper Consists oj Two No 4 GERMAN FIANCEE MISSINGMax Lembke 31 Marshalltovm factory worker look at fn S miSSmg MaryAnn Kuhn 27 a resident of the French zone see by plane from Germany and was last o g T Lembke said she must have missed her plane connections there and become lost She was to have arrived in Des Moines last Saturday Awaits Word Dewey Will Not Be Able to of Missing Make Stop in Mason City BridetoBe Marshall town L Lembke 31 a factory worker here still was awaiting word Thursday from his bride to be who disap peared at the National airport in Washington D C last Sakirday at C p m She is Marianne Kuhn 27 of the French zone in Ger many All arrangements for bringing the young woman to the United States were made by Senator B B Hickenlooper of Iowa through lis Washington connections and Lembke said Thursday he does not know the names of any other individuals who may have offered o assist Miss Kuhn He asked po ice here to assist him in a search for the young woman and police enlisted aid of the FBI Lembke said Miss Kuhn has no elatives in this country and no riends or acquaintances as far as he knows He has been work ng nights at a 2nd job in a res aurant from 6 p m to midnight n order to save sufficient funds to bring Miss Kuhn to Marshalltown and provide a home for her The marriage was scheduled to take place immediately following her arrival here Lutherans End Meeting Des Moines Named for 1950 Gathering Philadelphia Lutheran church The United in America Thursday closed its 9day 16th Biennial convention with selec Des Moines as the site of ts 1950 meeting The church at its closing ses sion urged each congregation of ts more than 1800000 members to become more aggressive in winning the unchurched to Jesus Christ Dr Franklin Clark Fry ULCA president iold the convention The United Lutheran church n America has an amazing range of activities but evangelism is behind each one of them If America ceases to be a bul vark for Christianity then Gods strongest potential human ally will have fallen out of the strug gle Delegates accepted a proposal of the Rev L H Steinhoff of Seattle Wash president of the Pacific synod authorizing the ex cutive board to appropriate 500 a year from now through 1951 This is to cover travel ex enses if the church accepts the 3acific synods invitation for the ULCA to hold its 1952 convention n Seattle Portal Pay Ruling Asked Washington supreme court has been asked for the first ime to declare unconstitutional he portal to portal pay act of 1947 Four groups of General Motors Jorp employes appealed to the ribunal Wednesday after the law was upheld by the federal district court and the 2nd U S circuit court of appeals in New York The GM workers are seeking back overtime pay for the time spent in changing clothes pre paring equipment and walking to their work sites Payment for such activity is outlawed by the act Congress the statute an amendment to the wagehour law after the supreme court in 1946 ruled that such activities work that must paidfor Because of the heavy schedule throughout the day in Minnesota Gov Thomas E Dewey will not be able to make an appearance when the train passes through Mason City Friday morning at at a m Friday That was the latest Morgan Puts Up Bond of He will speak TIamPton B e r n a r d Delbert at a m Friday Morgan who is scheduled to ap advice Leal Jhe grard Oct inat was tne latest advice me giuuu juty Thursday afternoon from state charge of fobbing the i iTr T oneiI16lCl LllnK Via S headquarters and from Wayne Mc jjeauquarcers ana irorn Wayne Me nao uctn icitdbeu Gowan chairman of the Cerro nvS bond His accomplice Gordo county republican central franklin Safford is still 5 n rr ri z 11 n XlCiCL 111 n m n Irf in rvMin ir i i i7 committee and Mrs Stella Bis grove vice tempted to chairman who at make arrangements for Gov Deweys appearance The committee heads were ad vised by top figures on the Dewey special Thursday afternoon that because of the intensive campaign and the many appearances already scheduled it is absolutely neces sary that he conserve his voice and strength Hence there will be ho stop in Mason City Other appearances Austin a m Owatonna a m Waseca p m Mankato p m Lesueur p m Shakopee p m St Paul 5 pin Workers in Rome Stage 9Hour Strike Borne 9hour strike by most of the governments 1250000 workers paralyzed government of fices Thursday and cut teletype and long distance telephone serv ice There was no violence but re inforced police units were placed on guard at all public buildings The police broke up street gath erings of more than 3 people The strike began throughout the nation at 7 a m in support of de mands for immediate wage in creases It was scheduled to last until 4 p m A government par liamentary committee already is studying the problem The strike will halt trains be tween noon and 2 p m If fully effective it will be the first com plete nationwide railway strike since 1921 Say Dutch General Quits Military Job B a t a v i a sources said Thursday that Lt Gen Hubertus Van Mook has re signed as military governor ef fective Nov 1 Observers believed his reported resignation was the result of a bit ter personality clash between his views and those of the Dutch gov ernment over handling the Indo nesian conflict Fort Dodge Man Dies From Crash Injuries Des Moines state safety department reported Thursday the death of Orvil A Rickey 49 of near Fort Dodge as the result of an automobile collision The mishap occurred Sept 28 four miles south of Gowrie Rick ey died Wednesday SAME DATE BlMk Omf la Sheffield bank has been released held in the Franklin county jail Discovery of PreWar Red Ring Claimed Washington The house unAmerican activities committee Thursday released heretofore se cret testimony claiming that 2 communist underground rings were operating simultaneously in the state department in the 1930s The testimony was given Aug 27 to Reps Mundt RSD and Nixon committee mem bers at a closed session here by Whittaker Chambers selfstyled former communist and now an editor of time magazine The congressmen said Chambers told them he had discussed with Alger Hiss former state depart ment official several persons who might be brought into the red cell to which he said Hiss be longed The testimony appeared in a 1300page volume made public by the committee It covered the private questioning of several witnesses here and in New York City Chambers one of the commit tees main witnesses in its investi gation of soviet spying before and during the war named Hiss as one an apparatus of govern ment officials with whom the communist party worked during the 1930s Chambers said he act ed as a party liaison man with the government group to which Hiss belonged WAR ON BIRDS London British fields last year announced Thurs out of the RAFs way TU F d Guilty mpt t Report on Truman Describes Dewey as Bernadotte Lacks Foresight Rv R Demanded Bunche Charges Jews Did Not Give Count Enough Protection Paris WP Britain and China demanded in the security council Thursday that Israel report quick ly on what progress has been made in her investigation of the assasi nation of Count Folke Bernadotte The 2 personsasked in a draft resolution that Israel also indicate The measures taken with regard to negligence on the part ol offi cials or other factors affecting the crime Discredit Observers John J MacDonald U S consul and chairman of the 3power con sular truce commission in Jeru salem reported tq the council that Jewish military governor Bernard Joseph led a deliberate Jewish campaign to discredit the truce commission and the acting medi ator Dr Ralph Bunche of the United States He said this cam paign is developing along lines of the attack launched against Count Bernadotte the mediator before he was shot to death in Jerusalem last month Bunche himself charged before the council that Jewish authori ties took insufficient measures to protect Bernadotte Stronger Terms The draft resolution proposed stronger terms to define the obli gations of the Jews and Arabs These include access to military installations by truce observers and generally greater freedom of movement The resolution called on Jews and Arabs to cooperate in the investigation of truce violations and to carry out in the field all agreements reached through truce observers Arabs and Jews also would be obliged to take reasonable mea sures to ensure the safety and safe conduct of the truce supervision personnel iowa WCTU Officers Are ReElected MarshaUtown officers of the Iowa WCTU were re elected here late Wednesday at the state convention except for the office of treasurer Mrs Wilma Mehlin Des Moines was elected tq fill that post She is the former director of International Relations for Peace of the organization Mrs Gertrude H Walton Des Moines was named president Mrs Maude Morain Des Moines vice president Mrs Bertha M 6luuu piai Barber Demson corresponding scheduled to start a vir iril nfl T 1 1 TTli i air secretary and Mrs Luella Ely ojciai j emu ivils Jaieua C1V hinmRntc nvomnf frnm ssxSsJfisarss Trustees elected were Mrs mvii v C CZ eteciea were Mrs 01 tne soviet zone ot Germany will 15 Z stanley Des Moines and be mailed newspapers properly 15 falcons and trained 6 men as Mrs Bertha Kousia Hamtpon falconers m hopes to keep birds The state convention closes a noon today By ERNEST B VACCARO Aboard Truman Campaign Train Truman cut a political war path through Min nesota and Wisconsin again Thurs day terming his opponent a man lacking foresight and a risk at a time of world crisis He took off the gloves Wednes day night at St Paul with a des cription of Gov Thomas E Dewey as a maker of mealy mouthed po litical speeches and a user of empty catch phrases like unity and New Deal Phrases And in a speech sprinkled with new deal phrases he declared that the republicans had changed Sen ator Joseph H Ball from a fighter on the peoples side to one of the champions of reaction He called for the election of Minneapolis Mayor Hubert Hum phrey to Balls senate seat as a fighting liberal and diagnosed Balls alleged change as a dose of Potomac fever Mr Truman will climax a heavy day of speech making Thursday with a major address at p m CST in the ball park at Mil waukee Leaves Train At Madison the Wisconsin capi tal the president leaves his train at p m CST for a drive to the Bruce Stevens stadium and another speech Carl Thompson democratic candidate for governor will introduce him Then there will be a platform address at Waukesha before the presidents campaign train pulls into Milwau kee at p m for a 4 hour pro gram In his St Paul rally one of the sharpest talks of his campaign the president invited all liberals to fight with him for the right kind of unity under democrats Plug Holes in Blockade US Britain Cancel Shipments Berlin United States and Britain plugged the loopholes in their counterblockade of the soviet zone of Germany Thurs day They cancelled all interzonal trade permits ordered shipments already en route returned to the shippers and warned that all ve hicles and shipments which arrive at the zonal borders without docu ments will be confiscated The move came as the soviet army newspaper Taegliche Rund schau reiterated that Russia would not lift its blockade of Ber lin until the western mark has been withdrawn from the capital The Russians again posted warnings of air maneuvers in the airlift corridors and once again the British protested The British said the warnings were not given until several hours after air and ground firing practice had been AngloAmerican counterblockade of the soviet zone of Germany will 1 documented relief gift and wel convention closes at fare parcels and authorized air lift cargoes CLEAR UN SITE FOR CONSTRUCTIONThis overhead view of the site nianent home of the United Nations on Manhattans midtown east si lion is Tobin Will Make Talk in Waterloo Waterloo of La bor Maurice J Tobin will speak here Thursday in his only Iowa appearance during the present election campaign State Democratic Chairman Jake More said Tobin will fly here from Washington GOP Women in Convention St Paul Delegates to Hear Dewey Talk St Paul wo men gathered 300 strong Thurs day for a national convention and a chance to hear firsthand the words of their champion Thomas E Dewey They represented 500000 mem bers of the national federation of womens republican clubs Their 10th anniversary convention slated to last through Friday with Dewey scheduled to speak in a major appearance at the close of the convention Mrs Robert W Macauley exe cutive director of the federation told delegates Thursday that the day is past when women remained aloof from partisanship and cher ished the thought that good citi zenship consisted of casting their vote for the best man not for the party An alert energetic federation is deeply needed in the days ahead she said You must reach out and find ways tq bring new blood into the political stream Pull harder than ever with the DeweyWarren team Do your full share to bring about the eleca tion of a republican president house and senate Printers to Appeal Decision Citation Charged Discrimination in Hiring Practices Washington AFL International Typographical un ion announced Thursday it will appeal the contempt of court conviction of the union and 4 of its top officers handed down at Indianapolis by Federal Judge Luther M Swygert Henry Kaiser attorney for the union said he will appeal Swy gerts decision and the con tempt convictions to the federal court of appeals Corn Products Firms Object to FCC Move Washington R Mil ler of Decatur 111 counsel for 8 leading corn products manufac turers Thursday accused the fed eral trade commission of being misleading in its efforts to for bid his clients from absorbing freight costs in their selling prices Miller asked the commission Wednesday to drop its complaint against the manufacturers The complaint would force the com panies to use net mill prices in stead of the freightabsorption method He charged that certainrepre sentatives the commission are trying to force the pricing change in such a way that it will not come under the scrutiny of a senate committee which is investi gating industrial pricing methods If the FTC complaint is enforc ed Miller said it will result in giving a monopolizing position to the Corn Products Refining company This firm which is not one of those Miller represents now handles the largest volume of business in the industry he said XRay Unit to Be Downtown Saturday Persons employed in Mason City who were unable to partici pate in the free chest xray pro gram in its 2 week stay here will get a final chance Saturday morning from 10 to 12 Chairman Bob Mott of the Junior Chamber of Commerce committee has an nounced The mobile unit will be sta tioned at that time adjacent to Central park across from the Cecil Jhcater Some persons were out of the city or not able to make their scheduled times earlier Mott said in announcing the extra morning session The mobile unit will service Clear Lake all day Friday and finish up in Mason City Monday at the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant more days to register ot city hall to vote in the genera election Nov 2 Indianapolis Judge Luther M Swygert Thurs day ruled that the International Typographical Union is in con tempt of court because it has in sisted on a closed shop in its con tracts with newspapers The judge who issued an in junction against the printers union last March 27 did not penalize the union but ordered it to prove within 10 days that it is abiding by his injunction based on the TaftHartley labor re lations act Counsel for the national labor relations board had asked the contempt citation charging that the union had continued to insist on a closed shop had discrimin ated against nonunion men in hiring and had supported strikes against newspapers in violation ot the Injunction Closed Shop The union had insisted it was negotiating with newspapers in good faith but Judge Swygert ruled it had deliberately at tempted since the issuance of the injunction to continue closed shop conditions in toe newspaper industry The order specifically directs the ITU 1 Not to encourage local un ions in demands for a contract which would discriminate against nonunion employes by setting certain standards of competency for them and none for union members 2 Not to instruct local unions to demand that the form con tract be signed by employers No Strike Support 3 Not to support strikes slow downs and walkouts in disputes brought about because the union has violated the March 27 in junction 4 To notify all locals that the union is in contempt of court and that the International cannot sup port any local that insists on contract terms violating the terms of the on the form contract and dis crimination against nonunion members Thursdays ruling was expected to have widespread effect throughout the newspaper indus try and will clear the way for further negotiation of the year old strike in Chicago The judges contempt ruling Thursday likely will be tested in higher court and by agreement may go directly to the United States supreme court TO DESTROY BUILDING Berlin Hitlers reichchancellery badly damaged by bombs during the war will be blown up as soon as all valuables have been removed from it ADN news agency reported Thursday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Sunny mild Friday Clear and cool Thursday night Low Thursday night 32 to 34 High Friday near 68 Iowa Fair Thursday night and Friday Low Thursday night to 3338 with light frost smfth Minnesota Fair and cool Thurs day night with heavy to locally killing frost Friday sunny and mild IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 37 Minimum 35 At 8 su m Thursday 42 YEAR AGO Maximum MWJ i tnaiHA VA ML ;