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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THf THAT MAKES All MOtTM IOWAMS NEIGHSORft VOL XV end United rult LMM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 16 IMS Coukts ot Two AP Wircphoto FOUR KILLED AS TRUCKS were strewn over the highway in the crash of 2 semitrailers Friday night near East Dubuque 111 in which a family of 4 from Dubuque were killed and Edward Eagle Boy of Mason City was hospitalized Eagle Boy was the driver of the truck pictured here GOP Plans to Ask for Budget Voice Washington will ask for a voice in preparing next years federal budget if Gov Thomas E Dewey is elected and the GOP retains control of con gress it was learned Saturday The new budget which is ex pected to run between 000 and has been undeiconsideration by the Tru man administration for the past several months It will be present ed to congress early in January by President Truman regardless of his political fate next month If elected Dewey would face the almost impossible task of whipping up new spending sheets amending the Truman program on a patchwork basis or asking a voice in preparation of the bud get Congressional sources close to Dewey say he will adopt the 3rd course But they say there will be no public request for such a limited partnership until its ac ceptance is assured in advance Such senators as Irving MIves R N Y and William F Know land R close to the DeweyWarren be expected to lay groundwork for a bipartisan spending approach 4 Dead Mason Cityan in Hospital After Trucks Crash family of 4 was tilled Friday night and a Mason Cityan was suffering from severe shock after a headon collisionof 2 semitrailer trucks 7 miles east of icre on highway 20 in Illinois Dead were the Robert Bauer family of Dubuque Bauer was 26 iiis wife Eunice 23 and their children Robert Jr 6 and Wil liam 4 In fair condition at a Du buque hospital Saturday was Ed ward Eagle Boy 29 who lives at 703 4th S W Mason City Eagle Boy is employed by the Frank Bysong truck line 2402 S Federal in Mason City His wife was reported enroute home from Omaha Saturday The bodies of the Bauers were removed after several hours of work on the smashed and tele scoped vehicle O A Merrifield Jo Daviess Illinois county coroner said Bauer was enroute to Indiana to pick up a cargo His wife and children planned to stop at Oak Park 111 to visit relatives while he completed the trip Eagle Boy left Mason City Thursday afternoon for Chicago and was on the return trip when the accident occurred Help Bank Not to Patrons Draw Up Wills Webster City Farmers National Bank of Webster City in the future will not help its cus tomers in drawing up wills or other legal documents The bank and a group of attor neys who had filed a suit charg ing the bank with unauthorized practice of aw agreed Friday to a 4point declaratory decree signed by Judge B F Thomas of Tracr The decree ended the 5 day old trial of the suit i The decree states that The practice of law is exclusive ly vested in lawyers A trust institution shall not em ploy a lawyer for the purpose of furnishing legal services to others A bank or trust organization cannot practice law nor draw wills or other legal documents or perform services in the adminis tration of estates and trusts where such acts are by law considered the practice of law The suit alleged the Webster City bank had solicited legal busi ness Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy windy and colder through Sunday Low Saturday night 24 to 26 High Sunday near 46 Iowa Continued quite cool Satur day night and Sunday Low Sunday night 2530 north 3035 south Minnesota Hard freeze Saturday night with temperature drop ping to 1625 by Sunday morn ing Partly cloudy Saturday night and1 Sunday Continued cold Sunday Strong northwest erly winds diminishing Satur day night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 69 Minimum 38 At 8 a m Saturday 39 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 56 Charles Luckman Gets Italy Award Rome Luckman former head of President mans citizens food committee was awarded Italys star of soli darity Saturday Foreign Minister Carlo Sforza pinned the greenribboned silver star on Luckman during a cere mony at Palazzo Chigi the for eign ministry Luckman who arrived in Rome Friday is a member of the presi dents civil rights committee Wallace Is Enroute to Chattanooga En Route With Wallace Henry A Wallace headed toward Georgia Saturday for a final de fiant gesture against southern seg regation of the races He went charging President Truman and Gov Thomas E Dewey with softpedaling racial issues in the presidential campaign because they were bidding for the votes of reactionaries in the south Wallace progressive party nom inee for president was bound by chartered plane from Chicago where he spent most of this week for Chattanooga Term He will drive from there to Dalton Ga to address a midafternoon inter racial meeting of the Church of God in Union assembly This eve ning he will fly from Chattanooga to Detroit The oneday Georgia trip was Wallaces 3rd sally into the deep south within the past 2 months His refusal to speak before segre gated meetings brought him hostile receptions in some southern cities where he was pelted by eggs and tomatoes Says Tax Cut Made to Fill GOP Pockets Truman Climaxes 2nd Extended Tour of His Campaign 3 By UNITED PRESS President Ttuman Saturday cli maxed his 2nd extended campaign tour with a charge and a chal lenge as his republican opponent E for his native Owosso Mich for weekend rest Mr Truman campaigning through West Virginia accused the GOP congress of reducing taxes so republican campaign contribu tors could make bigger gifts to the party Challenges Dewey And he challenged Dewey to go into West Virginia and stump for Senator Chapman Revercomb who split with Dewey last summer on displaced persons legislation Mr Truman called for the election o former Senator and Gov Matthew M demo era tic opponent for the senate Deweys schedule called fo trainside appearances Saturday a Hammond Ind and Rennsaeler of House Republicar Leader Charles A Halleck He wil go to Owosso Saturday night fo a weekend rest before returnin to Albany Monday In Dispute Dewey was embroiled in a dis pute with Elder Statesman Cordell Hull over who fathered Americas nonpartisan foreign policy Their controversy took the po President Calls i Reserve litical spotlight as Dewey and President Truman prepared to wind up their midwestern cam paigns Dewey said in Louisville Ky earlier this week that he the nonpartisan policy and he elaborated pn that theme Friday night in St Paul Minn Denies Statement But from his room in Bethesda Md naval hospital Hull issued a statement saying that the GOP presidential candidate was in correct in claiming credit for this countrys achievements in foreign affairs The former dem ocratic secretary of state also chided his own party for similar extravagant claims The nonpartisan foreign policy Hull insisted was the fruit of joint and patriotic effort by members of both political parties And he added that recent com petitive claims are a serious threat to the continued success of that policy Crash Probe Witness in Window Fall CAA Official Takes Leap From 3rd Floor of Hotel in Winona Winoua Minn civil aeronautics authority official leaped from a window in his 3rd floor hotel room Friday shortly before he was to have testified on findings in a plane crash investi gation The victim Ed J Ryder 37 of Washington D C was rushed to a hospital with critical spine in juries Doctors refused to say whether they expect him to live Lands on Car Ryder was chief of the CAAs structures division He jumped from the hotel room window and landed head first oh the hood of a parked car Ryder was to have testified Fri day afternoon at a civil aeronautics board hearing into the cause of a northwest airlines plane crash near here last Aug 29 in which 37 persons lost their lives Marshall Arrives in Athens to Confer on Greek Warfare Athens of State George Marshall flew to Athens Saturday to look into the situation in Greece where communist guerrilla forces were reported greater now than when the United States first country extended aid to this Marshall left Paris at a m a m CST and arrived here about midafternoon He expected to return to Paris Monday The U S embassy said Mar shall would confer with Ambassa dor Henry Grady King Paul Pre mier Themistocles Sofoulis and other Greek and American offi cials Grady said Saturday morning that there had been too much op timism in the United States and Greece over the campaigning against the guerrillas led by Gen Markos Vafiades I dont believe the situation is acutely worse he added But Grady said that more ef fective cooperation is needed from the Greek government Mason City Girl Is New Polio Patient Another Discharged Iowa City of one patient to the list and discharge of 3 others left the total number of active poliomyelitis cases a1 university hospitals Saturday at 16 The new patient was listed as Janice Melroy 5 Mason City ad mitted Oct 7 fair condition Among those discharged Satur day was Judith Cannella 9 Ma son City Wants Units a Organized for Defense Feels Program of Army Lags Behind Other Services Clarksburr W Va dent Truman announced Satun he has directed the defense partment to tary reserve organize all m units required Police said Ryder removed a screen from the window before jumping Inside his room officers reportedly found a note addressed to a funeral director at an undis closed city Fatigue Break Ryders leap came after a morn ing session during which Sidney Berman chief of the technical branch of the CAAs accident in vestigation division testified re garding the nature of a fatigue break found in the left wing of Install 5th President of Luther College Decorah Rev J W Ylvisaker Saturday becomes the 5th president of Luther college His inauguration is a highlight of the 3day 87th anniversary cel ebration at the college About 200 persons were sched uled to participate in a proces sion from Koren library to the C K Preus gymnasium for the in which crashed near here Berman testified that the left wing of the crashed plane appar ently came off in midair slam ming into the body of the craft and causing further damage Jews Reject UNs Cease Fire Order Haifa Israel Na tions officials announced Saturday night that Israel has rejected a cease fire order issued to Israeli and Egyptian forces fighting in the Negev Palestines southern desert The order was issued by the chief of staff of the united nations truce commission Hard fighting was reported raging in the Negev which Count Folke Bernadotte the assassinated mediator recommended be trans ferred to Arab Palestine and which the Jews want to hold as part of Israel Jewish sources said the latest fighting started Friday when Egyptian troops blasted a daylight supply convoy headed for Jewish settlements in the bleak desert Filipinos Declare Red Party Illegal Manila Philippines de partment of justice Saturday ruled the Filipino communist party is illegal The decision held the purpose of the Filipino communists is to in cite class struggle and to over throw the present government Navy Fire Loss Reported tit More Than Million Quonset Point R I loss greater than was re ported by the navy Saturday as investigators hunted the cause of a raging fire Friday at the Quon set naval air station which for a time threatened to trap a number of persons Twentyone persons were in jured 2 seriously as the fire raced through the engine shop in the stations huge overhaul and repair hangar A score of fire companies assist ed in fighting the blaze which 1 finally was halted at n firewall 3 Men Are Killed as Car Leaves Road Langworthy Three men were killed early Saturday when their car went off the road and crashed into a tree a mile east of Langworthy The dead were identified as Walter Schaefer 22 Anamosa and John Wolfe 26 and Donald Fol ken 22 both of Monticello Coroner F L Harrington said the car was wrapped around a tree on the right side of the road It was necessary to use a hydraulic jack to get into the car to remove the men Two were killed outright and Folkers died a short time later at a hospital Harrington said the men parently were enroute to Pole Says Truman Prisoner of Warlike Clique in U S ap their homes when the accident occurred at a m Paris Julius KatzSuchy charged before a United Nations subcommittee Sat urday that President Truman was a prisoner in the hands of the clique which blocked his attempt to send a personal peace envoy to Generalissimo Josef Stalin It was the first time that Presi dent Trumans recent plan to sendi Chief Justice FredM Vinson on a special mission to Moscow had come up in United Nations debate KatzSuchy Polands permanent representative to the United Na tions spoke in a small subcommit tee considering Russias proposal fora one thirdcut in armaments of the big 5 within one year Called to Order Twice during his speech he was called to order by Chairman W R Hodgson of Australia Hodgson charged that KatzSuchy was straying from the subject with his implied charges that the United States delegation here was playing domestic politics with interna tional affairs in advance of the American election I did not want to discuss the internal affairs of the United States here KatzSuchy said I did not want to discuss the fad that the president of the United States is a prisoner in the hands of the clique which at the time he wanted to send a peace envoy to the USSR stopped him At the same time another soviet representative attacked the United States in the committee on social cultural and humanitarian affairs New Master A new master has appeared in he world one which tries to en sure domination by manufactur ing atomic bombs said Byelo Russias L I Kaminsky These developments occurred on an otherwise dull day at the United Nations No top political issue was being considered The security council took a 3day re spite from the Berlin crisis and the political committees bitter dis cussion of rearmament also was put over until next week The general assembly held a short routine plenary session dur ing the morning to dispose of some minor budgetary and administra tive matters But the big powers continued their propaganda campaign in minor committees to such an ex tent that in the social committee the Mexican and Cuban delegates begged the big powers to stop propagandizing Muscatine Woman Dies After Crash Iowa City Kathar ine Huttig 80 died in Mercy hos pital here Thursday of injuries suffered in a cartruck collision near Muscatine Sept 14 Mrs Huttig was the widow of Harry W Huttig former head of the Huttig Manufacturing com pany in Muscatine Truckers Are Held in Thefts Arrests Follow 3 Months of Inquiry tos Anjreles truck ing company employes were held Saturday by sheriffs officers in vestigating a gang that pilfered an estimated from Sears Roebuck and Co and other depart ment store shippers during the past 2 years Arrests Friday followed a 3 month investigation by East Los Angeles sheriffs deputies Con tinued shortages had been noticed by the chief victim Sears Roe buck which has its southern Cal ifornia headquarters in East Los Angeles Arrested were Frank R Den ton 44 Norwalk Cal Arthur R Matthes 30 Biiena Park Cal William Brown 31 East Los An geles Clifford Collier 22 Bell Cal and Burham Widner 57 Los Angeles Sheriffs Lt Joseph Vigneau head of the East Los Angeles de tective bureau said the men spot ted shipments through their po sitions as truckers and warehouse men then broke open the goods synods and leading universities and colleges throughout the United States were to take part in the procession The Rev Dr J A Aasgaard president of the Evangelical Luth j eran church was scheduled to give the charge and induct the new president into office preceding Mr Ylvisakers inaugural address The Rev Ylvisaker succeeds the Rev Dr J H Preus who resigned last year and now is on a years leave of absence Dr Oscar L Ol son 3rd president of the college resigned in 1932 and now is presi dent emeritus teaching in the de partment of English Concert Convicted Mans Last Request San Francisco Boxy en was sentenced to jail here in the theft and pawning for a vi olin he later learned was the 000 Stradivarius of Sigmund Beels former concertmaster of the Lon don symphony Could I have one last request your honor he asked Judge Eus tace Cullinan Id like to hear Mr Beels play on that fine violin Beels obliged with a concert from the witness stand The loud est applause came from Willie as he was led off to jail No Serious Injuries in Elevator Fall Philadelphia elevator plunged 6 stories to the basement of the Belber building but its 9 passengers were not injured ser iously The accident occurred Friday as Thomas Potter 55 the elevator operator began the downward descent after picking up 8 women employed in a shirt manufactur ing establishment on the 8th floor of the 12 story building As the elevator began to drop after passing the 7th floor Potter told the women to kneel Later they said Potters calmness prob ably averted serious injuries The fall was partly broken by a safety device which slowed the car as it neared the basement However the elevator struck with sufficient force to rebound a few the national security Presidential Secretary Cha G Russ told reporters the or was not an outgrowth of any r deterioration of international r tions It seems that the navy marines got ahead of the army air forces in organizing their serves he said This is inten to obtain a better balance The presidential order reqtt ing action without delay car for establishment of vigor and progressive reserve train programs To Forrestal j i It was directed to Defense S I retary Forrestall and the the armed service under him jj The president told ForrestaJ assign ah active capable his ranking officer to head the serve program in each ment of the national defense j tablishmeht 5 Mr Truman signed an order aboard his Washingtjf bound campaign train shortly fore midnight to carry out fj program It says the national security quires that reserve cpmpont appropriate strengthand r imum effectiveness exist thro out the nation Directs Report In a statement Mr Truman the organized reserve corps the army and air force have made as rapid progress as o branches of the service in bu ing up their postwar strength Forrestal was directed to ref within 60 days on progress urj the order The president said his order intended to give the balance i essary to our national deftns its broadest aspect more days to register at city hall to vote in the general election Nor 2 enroute and took out what they wanted He said loot included tools electrical equipment and almost every kind of easily disposable merchandise feet above the first where it stopped floor level The Ferris wheel takes its name from its designer George W 1er ris American engineer and bridge builder SAME DATE Black flax MM IB 94 Beardsley Praises Feller to VanMeter Homecoming Crowd Van Meter S Beardsley republican gubernator ial nominee Saturday lauded Van Meters favorite son Robert Fel ler as one of the greatest base ball players of all time Beardsley speaking at a home coming celebration for the Cleve land Indians pitcher also com mended the American spirit of fair play and good sportsmanship From the youngster on the sand lot to the oldster with his ear glued to the radio all Americans are quick to sense any deviation from the true principle of fair play Beardsley said Meerschaum used to make pipe bowls is a mineral made of water magnesia and silicate AP Wircphoto EXHAUSTED FIREMAN AT CONEY ISLAND BLAZE fireman almost suffocated gasps for air while bat tling a fire that razed 13 twostory frame houses in Coney Island N Y Friday Thirtytwo families were left home less Atom Plane Work Starts Craft Might Have Unlimited Range Baltimore Oak R scientist says the atompow airplane has passed the th stage and is now ready for engineers drawing boards Such a plane might hav practically unlimited flying ra Not long ago a city colleg New York professor said at airplanes would be flying ar within 7 first veh of any kind to be propelled nuclear energy Now David Poole has told the Baiting Society of Automotive Eriging that a scheme has already tej worked out for a mobile pile t That means Uncle Sam 3sij set to begin designing a that might fly to any corne the globe and back without fueling The problems ahead to devise the engine body controls and to build a shicL protect the crew from radia Poole who represents the child engine and airplane co ation Hagerstown Md at governments Oak Rigde Te atom plant is head of the ther dynamic section of an Oak R group working on nuclear pelled aircraft Says Abstinence Only Answer to Alcohol Problem DCS Moines abs ence the 7thDay Adyentijt youth congress says is the answer and solution to the cohol problem More than 350 youth attending the congress teniperance pledges Friday The United States has than three times as many as Canada 3 4 FINAL 3 4 FINAL 3 4 FINAL 7 3 4 FINAL 1 4 1 Michigan Northwestern Iowa Purdue Columbia Peitn Navy Missouri ;