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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1949, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER NORTH IOWAS EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV HOME EDITION 11U1U Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1949 This Paper Consists of Two One No GlobeGaztUe Photos Things to See at the North Iowa NO popular spot for the 4H youngsters is the new barn near the 19th street gate It contains both 4H baby beef and dairy clubcattle entered in the junior division The picture shows one corner of the huge structure NO at the fair ranges from bulls weighing more than a ton and boars near a half ton down to these little Shetland pony colts brought to the North Iowa fair by Glee Wagner Hampton seated in the stall The boys looking are Gary True Larry Shima Tommy Shima Bob Friend and Billy Friend NO the livestock ready for the judging always is an interesting process to watch particularly for city dwellers Here Joe Rooney of Dougherty is combing the hair on the tail of his Guernsey bull on the new wash rack south of the 4H barn NO are pumpkins and squash pails of potatoes and small grain plates of apples and lots of flowers in Floral hall Here E S Dyas left extension agronomist at Iowa State college is judging the onions which the depart ment superintendent F W Vorhies hands to him Mrs Bob Mott is the clerk Nort Iowa Fair Gates Open Indianan First World War II Veteran to Take Legion Helm Philadelphia American Legion Thursday elected George N Craig 40yearold Brazil Ind attorney as national is the first veteran of II ever named to the pjpstl Craig reached tie needed majority of 1673 votes when Texas gave him 104 of its 106 votes He succeeds retiring Commander Perry Brown of Beaumont Texas James Green 33 Omaha was a close 2nd with 2 other can Cocke Jr Dawson Ga and Donald Wilson Clarks burg W only a few scattered votes A total of 3344 delegates bal loted Earlier the Legion at its 31st annual convention meeting de manded in a resolution that the U S curtail as far as possible any further immigration at the present time The Legion view was expressed In a resolution adopted shortly before the Legionnaires were to begin balloting to choose a new national commander major item at the final session of the 4day convention The federal government should strictly adhere to the existing laws and quotas allowing immi gration to the United States the resolution said Particularly the U S should adhere to the laws now in force applying to displaced persons rather than place additional bur den on the people of America County Gets Extra Grain Storage Space Cerro Gordo county has been allocated 609 160 bushels of extra storage space under the additional allocations of the commodity corporation This is part of the storage space Columnist Witness in Senate Probe Drew Pearson Says Vaughan Asked Tax Case Intervention Washington Drew Pear son testified Thursday that Maj Gen Harry H Vaughan t e 1 e phoned the justice department in 1946 asking some intervention in the incometax case of a New Orleans oil man The columnist took the witnes chair in the senates 5 per cen ter investigation shortly after a white house news conference al which President Truman said Vaughan would stay on as his army aide Pearson identified the case as that of W T Burton New Or leans oil man and a very gooc friend of William The columnist said Burton hac been tried twice on income tax fraud charges and on both occa sions the jury failed to agree He went on to testify that Burton was subsequently indicted and convicted of a charge of jury bribing Much Maneuvering There was a lot of maneuver ing11 to prevent h i s conviction Pearson said He said he learned of Vaughan purported interest in the case from James P McGranery now U S judge for the eastern dis for 44168268 contracted for bushels by the of corn CCC in Mercury Skids to 32 in Iowa Des Moines was a trace oflfrbst on the pumpkins in some parts of Iowa Thursday morning The mercury skidded to freezing Atlantic and smoke curled out of some chim neys Thursday morning because a bit of a fire felt goud The weather bureau said it had received reports of frost in the At lantic and Cedar Rapids areas and in a lowland section of Des Moines Wednesdays highest Iowa temper ature was 80 at Burlington Ma son Citys low night reading was 34 degrees Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Low Thursday night 44 High Friday 74 IOWa Fair through Friday Warmer Friday Low Thurs day night 4248 northeast 48 52 southwest Minnesota Mostly fair and not quite so cool Thursday night Friday partly cloudy and warm er IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum 68 Minimum 34 At 8 a m 51 YEAR AGO Maximum RO Minimum 65 Iowa This amount of bin space is to be completed within 60 days The production marketing ad ministration said the space was allotted to the counties on the basis of 823 per cent or requests 650000 Bushels Elmer Krause AAA chairmafi in Cerro Gordo county said he asked for 650000 bushels of space The Cerro Gordo county stor age is to consist of 6 quonsets of 40100 each and 110 Martin bins of 3350 bushels each he said Four of the quonsetsare to be located in Mason City on the vacant lot south of Farmers Elevator 500 3rd N E and 2 at Portland They will be erected by Davey and Moen The Martin bins will be scattered throughout the county Great Help The Farmers Elevator is also to provide 50000 additional space which will greatly help the situ ation Krause slated Other North Iowa counties re serving large allocations are Han cock 658000 bushels Kossuth 564900 bushels and Wright 484 680 bushels Harrison county received the most bin space 1769380 bushels Fremont county was awarded 1249880 bushels Webster county got 1151430 Benton 1116780 bu shels and Greene county awarded 1060000 bushels Late Stock Entries Are Turned Down Barns Full Late entries of livestock were being turned down Thurs day by the North Iowa fair management as opening day found the bams filled to capacity Only empty stanchions or pens were those reserved for the state fair exhibitors due in from Des Moines late inthe day The entire fairgrounds were filled Just inside the main gate the largest midway show and carnival ever to visit Mason City greeted the opening day crowd From the main gate to the swine shed at the far end space was ata premium In between were some of things which make the fair GlobeGazette Photo EARLY out of town visitors were the early birds at the North Iowa fair when the gates opened at 8 a m Thursday Elias T Kelroy one of the volunteer ticket takers helping out at the fairgrounds is shown with H W Marshall Marsh ailtown and W D Moore1 Cedar Rapids trict of Pennsylvania At the time 1946 McGranery was th assistant to the then attorney gen eral Tom Clark Pearson said he was in McGran erys office and that while In was there Vaughan telephoned McGranery asking some inter vention in the Burton case McGranery Pearson continued told him about it Pearson said that in November or December of 1946 rumors cropped up in Louisiana that large contributions had been made in the Kansas City primaries in order to prevent a conviction in the Burton case Pearson had asked the com mittee to hear him He said he wanted to deny that he prompted an FBI investigation of a re port that Vaughan had accepted a bribe in ah income tax case was Toft Not to Run for Presidency Washington Republican Senator Taft says hes not a can didate for the 1952 presidential the only thing hes got his eye on is the 1950 senate race in Ohio He said Wednesday night in a radio interview that he expects to spend the next 3 or 4 months tour ing his home state to tell them why I voted for this and that X X X He is running for reelection in Ohio next year lowan Killed in AutoTruck Crash Winterset Keehler 25 of Winterset was killed and his companion injured seriously early Thursday in a truckauto collision 13 miles east of here Murray Banks 24 also of Win terset who was riding in the car with Keehler was taken to Meth odist hospital in Des Moines where he was reported in serious conclition Sheriff Cecil H said the men were returning to Winterset when the accident happened The sheriff said Kenneth Hinelin of Blair Nebr driver of the truck was not injured His father Harry Hinelin who was riding in the truck also was uninjured Charge Soviet Sold Out on Slav Claims Belgrade Yugoslavia JP Yugoslavias official newspaper charged Thursday Russia is getting for selling out Yugo slav claims to a slice of southern Austria The charge was the latest propa ganda blast in the war of nerves Between Russia and Yugoslavia The dispute has been highlighted Dy rumors of soviet troop concen trations on Yugoslavias borders countermoves by Marshal Titos army and stories of sabotage in side this Balkan country The newspaper Borba voice of Titos government put the 000000 price tag on what it called Russias betrayal of Yugoslavia Borba declared Russia dropped her support of Yugoslav territor ial claims on Austria last June after she got western agreement on raising soviet war claims against Austria from to Britain France and the U S have consistently op posed Yugoslav land claims as part of an Austrian independence treaty Fish canbe in solid ice for long periods and still survive Naturalists say they should thaw out gradually however SAME BUck rial meant traffic death In pan 21 hours Hermann Named GOP Executive Director Washington UR Chairman Guy G Gabrielson of the republi can national committee has ap pointed Albert B Hermann of Milltown N J as the committees executive director Hermann a former major league ball and insurance execu tive is administrative assistant to Senator H Alexander Smith R N J in the 1948 presidential race he was New Jersey campaign manager of the DeweyWarren ticket that rolled up an 85000 vote majority for the GOP in that state HEADS VETERAN GROUP Indianapolis ff J o h n H Runkle Harrisburg Pa was elec ted commanderinchief of the Sons of Union Veterans Wednes day Roy J Bennett DCS Moines tho only other candidate with drew just before the voting Thursday Anniversary of War Beginning Japs1 Surrender By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday is the 10th anniversary of the beginning of World war II in Europe and the 4th anniversary ofthe Japa nese surrender ceremony t The Moscow Weekly News Times seized the occasion to declare the Soviet Union won the European war single landed The Soviet people bore entire burden of the war against the German fascist invaders it said In Tokyo where it was Fri day Japanese Gen Doug las MacArthur reviewed Japans 4 years under Allied occupation and declared communism is no longer a major threatto Japan The Japanese people said MacArthur have fully and faith fully observed their surrender commitments and advances stead ily along the road of spiritual re generation and physical recon struction In 4 years Japans population has grown by 9500000 MacAr thur reported there has been no mass unemployment no social unrest and no largescale dole West German newspapers noted the 10th anniversary of Hitlers march into Poland with a chorus of we dont want another war1 Sovietlicensed Berlin said the newspapers in American army is preparing for another war on German soil The Russians are just conclud ing their summer military ma neuvers east of the Elbe The Americans will marshal 110000 men in mock warfare in west Germany next week 7th Husband Los Angeles Clarence D Lang C6 retired army officer asks superior court to annul his marriage to Mrs Mildred W Lang 51 because she did not tell him he was her 7th husband Langs suit filed Wednesday said he thought he was only her 5th husband A trundle bed is one which rolls out from under a larger bed Cold War Is Slackening Says Washington Tru man said Thursday the war of nerves between the communists and democratic nations is slacken ing up very much He expressed nope it would end in surrender as did the World war II shooting con flict The president made the com ment at his news conference on the 10th anniversary of Hitlers invasionof Poland He did not say so but implied that the surrender he hoped for would be that of the foes of the democratic nations Asked for comment on the an niversary Mr Truman said he was exceedingly happy that the shoot ing war did not continue and gretted that it was followedby a war of nerves He said he hoped the war of nerves would end like wise in surrender When a reporter asked what he meant by surrender he said he meant just that Pressed for his opinion on the present stage of the war of nerves he said he thought it is slackening up very much Later on Mr Truman said he was hopeful that the war of nerves will cease soon When it does he said everybody will then be in a mood for peace the United Na tions would then work as it should and we should have generations of world peace But he had nothing to say about soviet troop movements in the vi cinity of Yugoslavia Secretary of State Acheson described those Wednesday as part of the soviet war of nerves V so much a reflection of the com munity it serves There were many shiny new corncribs of metal and some of wood to em phasize1 the bumper crop of corn which is expected to overflow the bins this fall on top of last years carryover There was a big machinery ex hibitlimited only by the crowded quarters on the fairgrounds The various firms showed a variety of new machines to save the farm ers time and labor in their daily tasks Dining Places There was an auto show which filled the center of the Merchants building with shiny chromium and various colors winking back the artificial lights aswideeyed cus tomers compared the many makes There were the dining places several of thgm operated by church Jadies groups and offering typical North Iowa fair to the appetites whetted by the walking Judging of the girls 4H booths womens home project displays and textiles got under way Thurs day morning with the long pa rade 4H baby beeves follow ing at The open class live stock judging will not start until Saturday morning Stage Revue Ready The colorful stage revue Stars on Parade had its stage frame work set up ready for the scen orvQC soon as the uto leave the track The company arrived in Mason City Wednes day It will take over the stage the first 4 nights of the fair The auto races will give way for a day Friday and return to the track on Saturday Friday there will be a 1day showing of the Black Hills Western rodeo with real western riders taking their spills and thrills at both afternoon and evening shows Friday also is cHilarens dayand Golden Wedding day with young sters under 16 admitted free at the gate until 5 p m The pioneers are guests of the fair association at the afternoon grandstand show Grandstand ticket sales were brisk at the Hotel Cerro Gordo as fairgoers sought to avoid the standing in line at the fairgrounds boxoffice Tickets are available 24 hours a day at the hotel up to 7 a m of the day of the show All grandstand seats are reserved prices ranging from to Bleacher seats are 50 cents North lowa Fair PROGRAM AUTO RACES Britt high school band on Midway Durwood Griffin direc r Band concerY Britt Tligh school band Stage revue Stars on Pa rade CHILDRENS DAY Judging Pantry stores Mrs Allene Thompson Girls 4H club demonstrations Mrs Mar garet Pratt Cerro Gordo county dairy heifers William McKerrow Cerro Gordo county beef heifers Martin Fabricius Colts Martin Fabricius District dairy William McKerrow District beef heifers Martin Fabricius County and district jun ior pigs Carroll Plager junior sheep Maitin Fabricius Rockford high school band on midway Don Hiatt director Concert Rockford high school band Judging open class dairy William McKerrow Hills Western ro deo Golden wedding couples day Judging open class beef Martin Fabricius pig show Carroll Plager City high school band on midway Sigurd Fardal director a n d concert Forest City high school band revue Stars on Parade Truman Confident Fair Deal Program Will Be Enacted Washington resident Truman predicted Thursday that his fair deal program ultimately will be enacted in full The president told a news con ference he is confident that the 81st congress will catch up at its next session on matters he has been unable to get through at the current session He reminded the conference that the 81st congress is in 2 parts and that there is still a long way to go even on the present session The 2nd session starts in January A wcatheirbealen 2story house near Richford N Y is reputed tc be the birthplace of the famed financier John D Rockefeller Beardsley Silent on Future Plans DCS Moines William S Beardsley remained mum on his future political plans as Iowa officialdom gathered at the Iowa State Fair Wednesday for State Day Speculation continues whether Beardsley will seek reelection or whether he may cast his hat into the senatorial primary as an op ponent of B BHickenlooper the republican incumbent Two former crat1 Nelson G Kraschel and Re publican Robert D ed the gathering along with 4 of Iowas congressmen They are Reps Tom E Martin Iowa City Karl M Le Compte Corydon James IDolliver Fort Dodge and Charles B Hoeven Alton In the speculation over the race for lieutenant governor repub lican names discussed included Kenneth A Evans of Emerson the incumbent State Senators Leo Elthon Fertile J Kendall Lynes Plainfield J C Colburn Harlan Charles S Van Eaton Sioqx City and J T Dykhouse Rock Rapids as well as State Reps G T Kues ter Griswold speaker of the house Fred Schwengel Daven port and Harold F Nelson Sioux City Former Rep W H Nich olas of Mason City also was men tioned X ;