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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tlM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSFAPEftTHAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVI1I AuocUtcd Vrttn United Full Lettf Five Cead a Copy MASON CtTY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13 WZ This Paper Consltta of Two One No 2f1 Settlement on One Coal Pact Appears Near But Strike Stilt Looms on Other WASHINGTON Mi Prospects for a hard coal contract agree ment brightened Saturday but it appeared nip and tuck whether there will be a strike among the 320000 soft coal miners John L Lewis head of the United Miner Workers is reported close to signing with the anthra cite mine owners of Eastern Penn sylvania for a 20cent boost in the present 30cenlaton royalty for the unions anthracite welfare fund Anthracite Fund The anthracite fund which pays for pensions and other benefits for the hard coal miners is about broke Any hard coal strike would require benefits to be cut off en tirely Also there is no stockpile of alreadymined coal in the an thracite industry The situation therefore holds an incentive for both theunion and the anthracite industry to settle up without a strike before their contract expires on Sept 30 An thracite negotiations resume next Tuesday and an agreement then Is a possibility Different The problems are quite different In bigger more widespread soft coal industry Present agree ments covering northern soft coal mines expire Saturday Sept 20 raising the danger of a walkout on the following Monday Sept 22 Southern soft coal agreements end Sept 30 With more than an 80day supply of mined coal available a strike would only drain away that sur plus and tend to hike prices Coal now is selling well under govcrn merit ceiling prices This coal surplus bolsters the Industrys bargaining position with Lewis If any strike develops it could be a long one Strike plans are to be discussed at a meeting of the unions policy committee Monday r INDIAN SUMMER GlobcGnzoUu photo liy VVJth the mercury climbing to the high 80s the sixth day in i row North lowans Saturday were thinking of ways to keep cool Steven Suter B son of Mr and Mrs William Bud Suter 523 Adams NW and Ann Birdsall 3 daughter of Mr and Mrs Bob Birdsall 14 5th NE are no exception Watch that Stevie Ladies first you know Mass Fainting Spell Sweeps Through Girl Cheering Section NATCHEZ Miss An entire cheering section was hospitalized Friday night after a wave of fainting swept through a group oC Mon roe La girls attending a high school football game The 150member group known as the Tigerctles was lined up at the goal posts at halftime in the NatchezNeville game Neville is a Monroe school Mrs Bert J Heinburg mother of Tigcrette Jo Ann Heinbwg 1G said the girls started dropping out like flies She quoted an unidentified doctor as saying the fainting was due to mass hysteria and another as attributing it to food poisoning Five ambulances were used to shuttle the girls from the football field to hospitals Eight girls remained hospitalized over night Natchez won the game 218 State City Officials Debate Need for Utilities Authority DES MOINES UP City officials of Iowas largest munici palities continued their discussion of new legislation Saturday after debating the need for a state utili ties commission The mayors city attorneys and other officials of 15 large Iowa cities met Friday to open the two day conference on proposed legis lation to be considered by the 1953 Legislature The meeting was held at the invitation of DCS Moines Mayor Allan Denny in preparation for the annual convention of the Iowa League of Municipalities Denny defended Ihe need for a ulililies commission but several mayors opposed Ihe move The need for such a commission is be ing studied by a special lawmakers committee named by Gov William S Beardsley Mayor H E Bruce of Mason City said he thought utility rates had gone up more slowly than other prices and the need for regu lation did not exist Other mayors expressed concern the new com mission might regulale municipal utilily rales Politics Charge Hurled in Release of Farm Report WASHINGTON of politics were hurled at the Agricultural Department Saturday for its timing on a report oh a yearold survey of farm opinion The department Friday made public the longawaiteddi gest of the controversial Family Farm Policy Review based on voluminous reports from 7000 county farm meet ings last summer General Approval Thedigest said farmers ex pressed general approval of all current administration farm pro grams It also said a heavy pre ponderance of farmer participa ting favored price supports pegged at 100 per cent of parity Secretary of Agriculture Charles F Brannan is a backer of high price props Both presidential can didates recently came out in favor of continuing supports on basic crops at 90 per cent of parity Parity is the give farmers level calculated to a fair return on things they sell in relation to things hey buy AllisChalmers Buys C R Plant CEDAR RAPIDS M The Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Company has assumed control of the La PlanlChoatc Manufacturing Com pany makers of heavy construc tion machinery The transfer authorized by La Plant Choate stockholders last Tuesday was made at midnight Friday The AFB Farm Bureau Federation which has often dis agreed with Brnnnan on high man datory support levels immediately charged the department with play ing politics with the survey AFBF President Allan B Kline lasl winler walked oul of a non government advisory committee set up by the departmenl of over sec handling of the review He con tended the department oversleppct ils functions in conducling such a poll All About rAIII The Weather Maton City Partly cloudy through Sunday showers Salurday night and Sunday Occasional nighl time thunderstorms Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday continued warm High 86 to 92 Cooler northwest portion Sunday Occasional showers and thundershowers Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and cooler west Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 89 Minimum 58 At 8 am 70 YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 45 Cooler Weather on Way to Iowa DES MOINES Iowa had an other hot day Saturday but the Weather Bureau said relief ap pears to be on the way A cold front in the western par of the nalion now is working Ihi way and scatlered cxpecled lo begin showers were Iowa Saturday in Northwes afternoon over spreading the Western and Centra portions of the state Saturda night f In Mason City the mercur reached 87 early Salurday after noon with the humidity runnin high By 2 p m the tempcralur had dropped to 82 CHILD LABOR DES MOINES Cfl The Slat Bureau of Labor reports lhat chil labor apparently reached a recor level in Iowa during July and Au gust with 636 work permits an 1818 certificates of ago issued 4 States See New Saucer BALTIMORE fiery objec iatL streaked through the night skj ith a great greenishwhile light irrcd flying saucer talk among esidcnls of four states from Mary and to Tennessee Friday night Weather Bureau observers her aw the object but made no of cial report of it One observer rho wished to remain anonymous aid it probably was a meteor The streak of fire first was re orted over Baltimore shortly afte usk about 0 pm CST In quic ucccssion came reports from th vest from Frederick Hagcrslow nd Cumberland Md and Charles on Wheeling and Parkersburg VVa Washington viewers flooded th Vcather Bureau Naval Obscrva ory and even the Pentagon ther vilh calls No blips showed on Washingto rea radar screens to record th ibjecls passing Accident Victim in Serious Condition One person was slill in seriou condition while Uvo olhers were r ported in fair conclilion at Merc lospilal in Mason Cily Saturd after a twotruck collision in Clea ake about 11 am Friday Reported as serious was Edd Duregger Roule 1 Clear Lake It porled as recovering and in fa condition were Frank Holthous said o be a driver of a gravel truck and Robert G Buck 714 S Eighth Street Clear Lake who was riding with Duregger in a pickup truck Duregger was reported as hav ing received a skull fracture and concussion Buck a broken back and fractured pelvis and Holthous a knee injury All three suffered numerous cuts and bruises The collision was at Ihe intersec tion of Highway 18 and Eighth Street N U S in Europe Have 2 Million Troops WASHINGTON W The Stall epartment reported Saturday Ihi ountrys European Allies ave more than two million me nder arms compared with Rus las four million The figures were filed in a 50 age departmenial report designe o answer inquiries from Congrcs nd private citizens about progres nadeHn building Europes defense under the 3yearold NorthAllanI Treaty Although indicating a rclntioi hip in the balance of EastWc n Hilary power the figures do ni ncltidc other forces which fit ini lie overall picture Not mentioned is the total Ame can strength of million me nder arms the armed manpowc f friendly nations like Australia Yugoslavia and Spain or the arm s of Russias salellites and Re The departmental survey progress said that aside from th nen under arms in Western E and inRussia millions mot re in reserve and thai Russia trength includes 175 fronl line cl isions with 100 deployed in S Europe Ike Applauds Crusade Spirit of His Backers 7 Children in Support Suit Test Case at Charles City CHARLES CITY Ml Seven sons nd daughters of an elderly couple ere must be parlies to a test nil involving support of their arents District Judge Tom Uoyn on ruled Friday Originally Floyd County filed uit against only he youngest son Gerald 30 who lives hero with is father and mother Mr and Irs Henry OConnclI Gerald is mployed by Ihu Oliver Corpora ion Weekly The suit asked u court order di ecling the son to pay weekly or their support He now is pay ng weekly for board and room County Attorney Alfred A Bcardmorcs petition states that Herald was able to provide for he maintenance of his parents but las refused to do so Judge Boynlons order will bring nlo the case Merle and Russell OConnclI City both married and alhcrs of two childreneach Miss Icanollc OConnell Davenport Mrs Cecelia Elwood Mrs Rcgina ricson and Mrs Arlcne Fromc ill of the Charles CityMasonCity area Jury Trial Geralds attorney Friday de manded a jury trial of the suit which is expected to be called for hearing late this month or in Octo her OComiell 08 a forme railroad section hand arid hi wife Bertha G4 have been denict state old age assistance funds ant Floyd County relief funds since last May Gerald said he earns an hour and has takehomcpny of to weekly Officials here said they denied the elderly couple assistance because Gerald was able financially to meet his par ents needs Al Wlreiiholo CHOW TIME FOR Adlai Stevenson Demo cratic presidential candidate looks hungry and happy as Stewardess Helen Enk gives him his meal aboard the Stev enson Special flying him from Phoenix to Albuquerque CHILD HAS POLIO Trimble first grader in the Fertile school son of Mr and Mrs Harold Trimble north of town became ill in school and was taken to the Blank Memorial Hospital DCS Moines when it was found he was a victim of polio 2 Women Maul Attacker attacked two he street The youlh FAIR FIELD diminutive lousewives mauled a brawny 22 ycarold youlh here aflcr he had 15yearold girls on Eddie Roush of who authorises said was on probation from the Iowa Peni tentiary al Fl Madison was being icld in jail here on a charge of issaull wilh intent to commit ape Sheriffs deputies said tlic two 15yearold girls were walking along the street about two blocks rom Ihe business dislricl Tluirs day nighl They said Roush fol lowed Ihe girls for a lirnc then rushed up and grabbed both of llicm by the throat One of the girls broke away and ran Ui a nearby house for help Mrs Don Hartman and her sister Mrs Chct Manly both small wo men were alone in the house But they ran out and tackled Roush Jts he struggled with the other girl A crowd attracted by the wo mens screams quickly gathered Roush fled but was arrested by Fairficld police a few minutes later in a nearby garage At Russian Doorstep Superforfs Again Blast Huge Red Power Plant SEOUL Korea S B29 Superfortresses Friday night and early Saturday hammered the Communists part ly repaired Suiho power firs of two Allied air blows at the doorstep of am Russian Siberia Adlai Warns Reds Rips Republicans Truman Slates Iowa Address BY THE WIRE SERVICES Highvoltage names of Americaa Taft were spliced into the presidential campaign Salurday bwt they were forced to share the spotlight with the two present candidates fn New York Saturday afternoon Dwight Eisenhower told volunteer workers that a crusading spirit will go further lhan political organiza tion toward winning Ihe November cleclion The Republican presidential nom inee speaking oft Ihccnff Wi a cit izens for EisenhowerNixon meet ing told amateur supporters gath ered from all sections of the coun try that their spirit inspires him more thanlhclr efforts to get out the vote I believe in organization but I elieve more in spirit and that is hat I see here today Eisen unver declared Ike is preparingto embark Sun ay on a fust traveling midwestem ampaign trip that will take him tirough Illinois Indiana Minne otu lowuj Nebraska Missouri Ccniucky Ohio West Virginia Maryland North Carolina and ginla One of the slogans of the organ ization described Eisenhower as the man who will bring durable peace iV Meanwhile Adiai Stevenson re turned to Springfield 111 after a tour of the West Friday night in Albiiquerque New Mexico Stevenson gave a At chuvn plunes from ihc US Navy carriers lion Horn me Richard and Princeton struck a troop concentration center at Ho eryong 1V4 miles from Manchuria and 11 miles west of Siberia More than 35 Superforts from 0 k i n i w a and Japan droned through Red flak for more than 2Vj hours over Suiho 3000 feet south of Communist Manchuria It was Ihe northernmost penetration of the Korean War by the giant bombers They hurled 350 tons oC ex plosives on installations under going repair from the massive Al lied fighter bomber raid in June on Suiho Suihos generators once supplied power to all North Korea and to many Chinese Communist industries in Manchuria The US Fifth Air Force said its pilots shot down 14 Communist M 1C jets without losing a single Sabre jet in the week ended Fri day But the MiGS shot down three slower F84 Thundcrjets One F8C Shooting Star was lost to Red ground fire On the Central Front South Ko rean soldiers and UN artillery Saturday shot up three attacks by several hundred Chinese at Allied held Capitol Hill Wholesale Prices Go Down Slightly WASHINGTON UP Average wholesale prices which hit rccort highs in August dropped slightly in the week end Sept the Bureau of Labor reported Friday Wholesale prices declined two BAN EXBISHOPS BOSTON W The house of Bis hops of the Protestant Episcopal Church voted Friday to deprive retired bishops oC the right to vote in convention JUDGE FINES J Hume Taylor fined the Rev Ross Allen Westoli pastor of the Arlington Va Unitarian Church after he fount the minister guilty of contempt of court The minister gave newspapers a sermon he preached from the pulpit criti cizing a Virginia judge tenths of 1 per cent led by sub stantial decreases for livestock eggs some feed grains and some fresh fruits and vegetables farm prices declined six tenths of per cent while pro cesscd foods were down four tenths of 1 per centmainly be cause of lower prices for pork canned salmon butler and cheese BULLETIN Tex District Judge Jack Roberts Saturday is sued a temporary restraining order to prevent the name of the new Texas Democratic Party and its candidate Dwight Eisenhow er from going on the general election ballot in Texas SAME UhKo liar no Iratflo dealK IB Hit XI honrj Claim to Be Father of Motherless Boy SIOUX CITY men who ulaim lo be the fatherof a mother ess 5yearold boy were to sub mil lo blood tests Suturday in an effort lo settle the dispute The unusual districtcourt case stems from the death of the boys mother Mrs Violet Phillips 24 in an auto crash near Sergeant Bluff lasl month Litigants are Wilmur Johnson divorced first husbnnd oli Mrs Phillips and her second husband lenn H Phillips both of Sioux City Testimony at a hearing Friday developed these facts Mrs Phillips sued her tirsl hus band for divorce in December She obtained the divorce de cree in April 1947 For a time during that period she worked in Ihe Phillips home as a house keeper According lo testimony the for mcr Mrs Johnson and her es tranged husband had lived logeth er for two monlhs before Ihe de cree was granted The son 1947 and named Johnson as the father Mrs Johnson married Phillips father of three children by his first wife in November 1948 Johnson who has remarried and has two children by his second wife Friday began a habeas corpus action in district court seeking lo force Phillips lo re lease custody of Ihe child lo him Phillips contended he was the father of Ihe child and lhal he was willing lo submit lo a blood lesl lo prove his palernily Johnson said he loo would lake a blood lest sharp warning to American Com munists and another withering blast at his Republicanfoes Pledges The Democratic presidential can didate pledged thai if he is elected Federal agencies will deal stern ly and mercilessly svith all who would betray their counlry In the same speech delivered Friday night in Albuquerque Ste venson ripped into the Republi cans on several different counts Ever since he began this west ern sweep he has been insisting that the Republicans are badly Ike Men Control WASHINGTON forces have taken over control of the Republican National Commit tees Executive Committee m move which was regarded as in evitable since Eisenhower won the presidential nomination from Senator Taft The hew 15member executive group was announced Friday night by Chairman Arthur E Summerfield of national com mittee Eisenhower backer It was described by Republican sources as having eight Eisen hower supporters six who fa vored Tarts nomination and one officially neutral The old committee wat weight ed In Tafts favor split between the followers of Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio and Gen Dwight Eisenhower Ihe GOP nominee The New York confer ence between Taft and Eisenhow er Friday in which Taft pledged allout support to Ike gave Steven son another opporlunlly to taunt his opposition Won Nominee It looks as though Sen Taft was born in August the birth certificate lost Ihe nominalion but won Ihe nominee he said Among the other latest political happenings were these President Truman The Dem ocratic National Committee gave its stamp of it would fool the an 8500 milc 14day givccmhcll junket by the President into 24 states Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York A New York congressman Rep Leonard W Hall called for a more active campaign role for Dewey who retired to the wings after helping Eisenhower win the GOP nomination Sourct The White House was the source of Fridays announcement that Truman wilt make a transconli ;