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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THf NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTM IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV Associated Press and United Presa full Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 15 1948 Paper of Two I DeweyWarren Ticket Leads in 27 States By ARCHIBALD M CROSSLEY Director The Crossley Poll Outside of the south for which a separate report will be given shortly the DeweyWarren ticket leads in the latest poll in 27 states and the TrumanBarkley ticket leads in 5 states In 3 states the situation is 5050 All percentages are considered tc be subject to a variation of at least 2 percentage points one way or the other for the major candi dates due to the limitation of samples of the population Those states marked with a t are tied or close enough to swing either way through sample variation or the shift of a very few votes Un decided voters are prorated URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL STATES Electoral Votes 5 New Hamp 4 Vermont Muss ic K I 4 Connecticut X New Vork 47 New Jersey ifi Penn 3S Delaware t 3 Maryland x W Va t 8 Ohio as Indiana 3I Michigan ll Illinois Wisconsin J3 Missouri IS Dewey Truman Other Kit 39 1 S7 43 1 rti fli 40 31 UK III 44 41 45 44 U 55 Jl 4 4 I X Minn t Iowa N Dakota S Dakota Nebraska Kansas Montana t 4 Wyoming Colorado t 6 N Mex t 4 Idaho Nevada t Utah t Arizona Washington K Oregon California 25 AGRICULTURAL STATES Electoral Votes Dewey Truman Other 49 SH 515 Till 54 4 4K sw nit 4 45 51 57 51 47 37 li 4K SI 43 41 The situation as to Wallace rep resentation on the ballot is now cleared up in nearly all states where his vote might represent the balance of power However recent trends have shown Wallace declining and Truman thereby gaining some small advantage If all or a very substantial part of the Wallace vote went to Truman in states where Wallace is a decid ing factor Dewey might lost or come close to losing a number of electoral votes In the south Dewey is at present leading in Virginia with 11 elec toral votes but in no other states A poll is now being completed to compare Truman and Thurmond in the light of recent develop ments Copyright 1D18 Crossley Incorporated Permission to reproduce in full is hereby granted to subscribing newspapers Challenges Switzer on Tax Repeal DCS Moines E Bieder man progressive party candidate for governor Friday awaited an answer to his challenge to Carroll O Switzer democratic guberna torial candidate to come out for outright repeal of the state sales tax Biederman sent his challenge by telegram to Switzer Thursday aft er the democratic candidate called Republican William S Beardsleys sales tax stand a me too pledge Biederman said Switzer in chal lenging Beardsley sought to ob scure the fact that he himself has ducked this vital question File Suit on Tucker Firm Complaint Asks for Receivership Chicago UR An amended complaint filed in federal court Thursday charged the Tucker corporation with misconduct of its affairs and demanded appoint ment of a receiver for the auto mobile firm The original suit filed last July 14 and subsequently dismissed named as defendants the corpora tion and its president Preston Tucker The amended complaint filed Thursday named in addition 13 officers and former officers of the firm its financial underwriter and Tuckers mother The complaint was filed on be half of stockholders Edward Hru bant and Vito Lacovara and co partners Edward L Story and Thomas Vinella holders of a dis tributor franchise for automobiles to be produced by Tucker SAME DATE ck flat traffic Ccatfc ta 74 hears NEGRO ATTENDS FIRST CLASS AT W McLaurin 54yearold Negro near est camera watches from an anteroom as Dr Frank Bakyeat instructs the first class ever attended by a Negro at the University of Oklahoma The class was in education al sociology The Negro is taking 5 classes totaling 12 hours in his studies for a doctors degree in education The uni versity also has assigned McLaurin a special desk in the library and a special room in the student union building where he can eat his meals Find Fatigue Cracks in Wing of Winona Airplane Winona Minn civil aeronautics board specialist testi fied Friday that fatigue cracks were found in a section of the right wing of a Northwest Airlines plane which crashed near Winona Aug 29 killing 37 persons Sydney Herman chief of the technical section of the civil aero nautics board made the state ment at a CAB hearing Similar cracks were found he testified in another airplane of the same make which followed the crashed plane through the storm The 2nd ship also a Martin 202 landed safely in Minneapolis Protest on Rate Boost 4 Meat Packers File Objections Washington Four meat packing companies in the middle west Friday made the first formal objection to any quick increase in railroad freight rates The protest was filed with the interstate commerce commission by John Morrell and Co the Rath Packing Co George A Hormel and Co and Oscar Mayer and Co These firms operate plants at Ot tumwa Waterloo and Davenport in Iowa Austin Minn Sioux Falls and Mitchell S Dak To peka Kans Madison and Prairie Du Chien Wis Dallas Tex and Freemont Nebr They asked the ICC to reject the railroad request last Monday lor an immediate 8 per cent ad vance in freight rates The pro posed increase would be in effect while the commission holds hear ings on the railroads plea for a 13 per cent permanent raise The meat packers recalled that when the rail lines were given a 25 per cent rate increase in July the commission had suggestedvol untary discussions between ship pers and the carriers on adjust ment of rates between competitive shipping territories to restore former competitive relations The 4 companies said they had been unable to obtain such confer ences with the railroads and there fore opposed any emergency rate advance superimposed upon im proprieties already existing U S Seems Far Away to German Girl Frankfurt Germany United States still looks a long way off to Marianne Kuhn 27 German bridetobe who had been reported lost in America earlier this week The U S consulate in Frankfurt reported that it still could not issue a visa for lack of necessary documents from her and her fiance Max Lembke 31 of Mar shalltown Iowa The required documents include a bond and a military exit permit She had an airline reservation to arrive in Washington last week When she failed to reach Iowa it was believed she had become lost in Washington Later it was discovered she had not been allowed to board the plane in Frankfurt because she had no visa She lives in Speyer in the French zone BULLETIN Winona Minn fed eral official attendinga hearing into the crash of a Northwest Airlines passenger plane Friday leaped from a window of his 3rd floor room at the Winona hotel It was not known immediately whether he was killed The official was Ed Ryder Washington D C chief of the structure section of the civil aeronautics authority He was to have testified at the air crash hearingFriday afternoon Reds Refuse to Debate on Berlin Bramuglia Asks More Information About Blockade Paris Y Vishinsky broke his silence on the Berlin crisis in the security council Fri day but only to say he wouldnt debate the issue The Russian deputy foreign minister spoke up in response to direct questions from Foreign Minister Juan A Bramuglia of Argentina acting council presi dent More Information Bramuglia asked for more in formation on the Berlin blockade at the next council session and got promises from the United States Britain and France that they would supply it Then Vishinsky arose He said it was a very skilled maneuver but that it was naive to believe the Soviet Union will swallow this bait Six lesser powers of the coun cil had appealed to the big 4 to settle the blockade by direct ne gotiation Asks Details Bramuglia asked the 4 big pow ers Friday for details on the Aug 30 agreement between Prime Min ister Stalin and western diplomats and for the instructions given the 4 military governors of Germany to implement the accord Under the agreement Russia was to lift blockade and the western powers were to recognize the sov iet mark as the sole currency for Berlin Gov Dewey Makes Albert Lea Speech Deportation Order Served on CIO Leader New York formal de portation order for communist ac tivities has been served on John Santo Rumanianborn organizer for the Transport Workers union immigration service of ficials said Friday Any appeal must be filed with in 15 days they added Santo has said he would file an appeal based on his World War II army duty and services to labor Francis Mackey to Wed Frances Mackey San Francisco UR Francis Mackey will wed Frances Mackey Saturday Francis will be the boss in the family He works for United Air lines Frances is a nurse Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy Friday night and Saturday Cooler Saturday afternoon with possibility of brief showers Freezing temper atures late Saturday night Low Friday night 45 to 50 High Sat urday 56 to 58 Iowa Cloudy warmer east por tion Friday night with showers beginning western half Satur day showers and cooler Low Friday night 4550 Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 8 to 12 degrees below normal Nor mal high temperatures for this time of year range from 62 north to 66 south Normal low temper atures from 39 north to 42 south Light showers Saturday becom ing colder Saturday night and Sunday Brief warming temp eratures late Sunday Local rains Tuesday with colder tempera tures beginning Wednesday Precipitation for the period will average onefifth of an inch west portion and 1 to 4 inch east portion Minnesota Mostly cloudy with scattered light showers Friday night and in east and north portions Saturday Changing to snow flurries north Saturday Colder northwest half Friday night Decidedly colder Satur day Windy IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics lor 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum 70 Minimum 41 At 8 a m Friday 50 YEAR AGO Maximum 90 Minimum 56 Soviet Union to Purchase U S Movies London UR Eric Johnston head of the motion picture pro ducers and distributors of America said Friday that he had reached an agreement in Moscow for sell ing American films to Russia Johnston told a press confer ence that he and the Russian gov ernment had agreed on a picture deal under the following principles1 1 Pictures will be paid for in dollars 2 We present them with a list of films from which they may choose what they like 3 There will be no exchange agreement under which the United States must take Russian films We told them it was free market in the United States and they could offer their pictures foi sale he said Johnston said he made the deal with the minister of cinematog raphy an official of cabinet rank after he received permission to negotiate with the minister in an hour and half conference with Foreign Minister V M Molotov CIO Delegates Swing Fists Left Right Wingers in Row on Politics Washington fist fight in CIO headquarters between righ and left wingers underlined Fri day the longsmouldering struggle within the labor organization The scrap broke out at a hearing being conducted into activities o the Greater New York city CIO council Before it was over a num ber of noses were poked but no body was badly hurt L S Buckmaster head of the CIO rubber workers and chairman of the 3man hearing committee said the melee wasnt too bad He called for a resumption of the hearing Friday morning In the midst of Thursdays blow tossing which occurred in the of fice of the CIOs organization di rector a woman member of the CIO council for New York City Ruth Young washeard to shout I wont stay in this room with you goons The New York council was charged with deviating from CIO political policy outright endorse ment of President Truman and with interfering with contract ne gotiations of several New York CIO unions Right wingers brought th charges against those they classed as left wingers because of as serted light support for Mr Tru man and underthetable help for Henry Wallace the progressive party nominee The first title of English nobil ity issued in America was to the Indian Manteo who was namec Lord of Roanoke on Roanoke Island 1587 8 more days to register ct city hall to vote in general election Nor 2 T JOIN DEWEY SPECIAL AT ALBERT Dewey is shown on the back plat form of his special train as he spoke at Albert Lea Friday morning In the picture left to right are Sen Joseph Ball Mrs Dewey Gov Gov Luther Youngdahl Senator Edward Thye and Rep August Antlreson of uhe first district The Minnesota contingent joined the Dewey train at Albert Lea and was to make its appearance with the GOP nom inee at other points during the day Seconds after the picture was taken a tomato throwing incident occurred GlobeGazette Photo AS GOP SWUNG THROUGH GOPHERLANDHeres a portion of the estimated 2i800 who turned out at Albert Lea Friday morning for the first stop of the Dewey special The train arrived at a m CST on schedule and departed shortly after 10 a m for Austin Dewey was scheduled to make a major stop at St Paul for a Friday night o f 1H incrt address Maurice Tobin Makes Attack on Labor Law Waterloo OJR Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin said Friday night that the TaftHartley law is a sweatshop law against both workers and employers Tobin said the law is the en tering wedge which will bring the same economic conditions which caused suffering misery and dis tress during the depression It is a law not alone against the lowly paid but against every de cent employer in the United States It is a haven for sweatshop oper ators he said Earlier Tobin told a news con ference at Pes Moines that the fed eral court ruling which convicted the International Typographical union of contempt of court is evidence of how harsh the Taft Hartley law is against labor Morgenthau Off on Israel Trip New York Morgen thau Jr former secretary of the treasury and chairman of the 000000 United Jewish Appeal leaves Friday on an inspection tour of Israel He will find out how funds con tributed by American Jews are being spent lor immigration into Israel and what the new states needs are in absorbing more than 100000 European immigrants yearly Truman Clashes With Dewey on Atom Control Question By ERNEST B VACCARO Aboard Truman Campaign Train JP President Truman clashed with Gov Thomas E Dewey over the explosive atomic problem Friday with the claim his opponent has a dangerous lack of understanding of this vital subject The chief executive headed into Indiana for the 3rd time after a speech at Milwaukee in which he said the republican nominee had brought the atomic program into their election controversy and made it one of the key issues of the campaign Speaks in Ball Park air Truman spoke Thursday night to a policeestimated crowd of 15000 in the Milwaukee ball park He said Governor Dewey had clearly implied a belief that there should be a private exploit ation of this tremendous atomic asset He insisted it must be kept under public control The president switched from atomic to human resources as he worked on ths draft of another major speech to be delivered at oclock CST Friday night in the World war Memorial at Indianapolis Rear platform talks enroute were scheduled in several Indiana communities Reply to Dewey Mr Trumans address was a reply to a speech Governor Dewey delivered at Phoenix Ariz Sept 23 Dewey had said atomic secrets and military developments must remain a government monoply at all costs But beyond this security V precaution he said atomic pro gress can not continue to be left exclusively under the dead hand of government The president contended that his rival blundered into the sub ject and brought it into politics I can assure you Mr Tru man said that the civilian atomic energy commisison has maintained the leadership and readiness of the United States in atomic the presence of what the republican candidate for president is pleased to call the dead hand of government Churchill Is Guest of Belgian Prince Charles Brussels Church ill was a private guest of Regent Prince Charles at the royal pal ace Friday Churchill arrived from London Thursday night and was greeted at the airport by Sir George Ren del British ambassador to Bel gium and members of the prince regenti household He remain 2 or 3 days Dies of Injuries Moines Cory 2 of Elkhart died at Still Osteo pathic hospital here Thursday night of injuries suffered Wednes day afternoon in an auto accident He was son of Mr and Mrs Allen Cory Appearance Is Marred by Tomato GOP Candidate Terms Stassen One of Greatest Leaders Albert Lea Gov Thomas Dewey launched his presidential campaign tour through Minnesota here Friday morning marred by a tomato throwing incident with a rear train platform speegh in which the New York head prom ised a sweeping government housecleaning Beginning next January youll see the finest fanciest and big gest government housecleaning in history Dewey told his audience an estimated 2800 which included school students let out for the morning Misses Mrs Dewey The tomato a large ripe one was thrown by an unidentified spectator as the train was pulling out It hit Sen Joe Ball on the right lapel Ball Sen Edward Thye and Gov Luther Youngdahl had been called to the rear plat form by newsmen to pose for pic tures and were waving adieu at the time The missile narrowly missed Mrs Dewey who was standing beside Ball Dewey scoffed at the demo cratic partys assumption of credit for the farm program He said the last congress of GOP vintage not only for the first time enacted a long range farm program but also did more for the REA than any congress has in that programs 14year existence The 80th congress appropriated 800 rural electrifica tion Dewey said a figure 40 per cent higher than the agency ever received previously He also prom ised better technical service for soil conservation There are still those on the public payrolls who say the demo crats have a patent on the farm program the GOP candidate as serted but there are 2 kinds of people the talkers and the doers and the record separates the sheep from the goats Would Back Representatives The greatest object of our ad ministration will be to back up our representatives in foreign conferences without undercutting them at home the New Yorker declared Our first job will be to get per sons competent enough for the jobs they have to do and then mo bilize our strength so that no dic tator ever again will dare to attack the U S or its friends he said Praise for Stassen Dewey attired in a brown striped business early in his speech stated that Minnesota had given the nationone of the great est leaders of our time Harold Stassen and asked his listeners to reelect Senator Ball He was introduced by Congress man August Andreson Red Wing from the first district of which Albert Lea is a part Ralph Er 1 and son of Albert Lea Freeborn county GOP chairman introduced Andreson who presented the 2 Gopher state senators and Gov Youngdahl before Dewey appeared on the platform Dewey intro duced his wife who remained on the platform until the conclusion of his speech The Dewey special train arrived here on schedule at a m di rect from Kansas City where the candidate made a major address Thursday night scoring President Trumans affiliation with the Pen dergast machine Other Minne sota stops were to be at Austin Owatonna Waseca Mankato Le Seur and Shakopee before a major speech at SPt Paul Friday evening Prohibition Candidate to Make Visit to Iowa Des Motaes Claude A Watson of Los Angeles prohibi tion candidate for president will make his final airplane campaign trip in Iowa this weekend Dr Watson who pilots his own plane will speak in Sac City Sat urday night and in Riceville Sun day afternoon and in Knoxville Sunday night Spitole Jailed for Parole Violation New York Spl tale one of the underworld inter mediaries in the Lindbergh kid napping cue was jailed Friday for parole violation Spltale who described himself as a broker was sentenced m to a 510 term in Sing Stat for grand larceny He was paroled ;