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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THC NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated Presj and United Press FuU Lease Wires Five Cents Approve Iowa State Liquor Store System By about 5 to 3 Iowa voters ex press approval of the sale of liquor through stateowned stores al though one in every 6 is unde cided whether it is a satisfactory method or not When asked to make specific suggestions for changing the present system fewer than one fourth say that the sale of liquor should be pro MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1948 by the drink PUBLrC o representing a ff tlon of voters tate were asked from your knowledge of the would say the sale of liquor through replies 53 say the present method is satisfactory 31 unsatisfactory 16 are undecided nearly one in every 4 expresses only qualified approval however by adding that the present method is satisfactory if we have to have liquor The answers to this question when analyzed by different groups of voters differ in directions that were to be expected The present system of liquor sales is less ap proved in the smaller towns than in the larger cities and least of all by rural voters it is not re garded as favorably by women as by men nor as favorably by older voters as by younger ones TRAPEZE air forces new experimTntal jet fighter the McDonnell XF85 is shown just before it was launched on its first test flight over Muroc Gal Fri day Designed to be carried in the bomb bay of a B36 the tiny ship is shown being lowered from a trapeze attach ment fastened to the underside of a specially B29 THINK PRESENT METHOD IS Satis factory Residents of Cities 61 Towns 50 Farms 49 Men 60 Women 47 Voters 21 to 40 60 41 to 50 51 Over 50 44 tac Undc lory cidctl 30 30 33 32 31 26 24 41 9 20 18 8 22 14 25 15 Air Force Jet Fighter Sets New Speed Record for World Panel voters were also asked What suggestions would you raake to improve the method of handling liquor sales in Iowa In reply 46 say that Its all right as it is I dont have any sug gestions for changing it etc 23 would prohibit liquor sales entirely 7 want better enforcement of present laws 2 prefer local option 9 want liquor sold by the drink 3 prefer open saloons or the good old days 1 would permit sales by the bottle in privatelyowned stores 9 offer miscellaneous sugges tions Next week LOP will report what lowans think about a num ber of possible sources of revenue for cities and towns This will show that one of every 8 of them believes that liquor sales should be a source of revenue for mu nicipalities either through licenses or by taxation New York air force announced Saturday a new world speed record of 670981 miles an hour made with a fujly armed standard jet fighter the North American F86 The new mark was set Wed nesday It is 20 miles an hour fast er than the record established in August 1947 by a navy research plane the Douglas D558 It was the first world speed mark in history for a production model aircraft ready to fight The pilot was Maj Richard L Johnson test flyer for the air ma terial command at WrightPatter son airbase near Dayton Ohio He flew over the course at Muroc Lake CaL where the record was raised 3 times last year Gen Hoyt S Vandenberg air force chief of staff announced the new mark at Mitchell field Long Island where he participated in ess of the numerous shows being held in observance of the first an niversary of the air force Land Expecting Baby in Spring Hollywood expecting Turners The blonde film actress studio said she telephoned from New York with the tidings that a baby is due next April or May a cir cumstance that may nullify her scheduled appearance in a picture to be made this fall Lana and wealthy Henry Bob Topping married here last April recently returned to New York from Europe They plan to live at Greenwich Conn Miss Turner has a daughter Cheryl Crane 5 by her former husband Stephen Crane a broker 2nd Person Dies as Result1 of Car Crash Spencer Gustafson 16 of Webb Friday became the 2nd person to die as the result of the headon collision of 2 autos here Sunday night Gustafson driver of one oE the cars died in a hospital here of injuries suffered in the crash Harry Patton 42 of Spencer died Sunday night Lee Sarvold of Webb who was riding with Gus Envoys Go to See Molotov at Kremlin Moscow western en voys conferred Friday night with foreign minister V M Molotov in the 2nd meeting at the Kremlin since the big 4 talks on Germany shifted back here irom Berlin Before driving to the Kremlin at 5 p m 8 a m the western diplomats met for half an hour at the British embassy From there they drove in their separate cars through the rain to the Krem lin each car flying its own na tional flag The meeting followed by days the Kremlin session of an hour and a half which marked the re sumption of the talks here The western delegates were entirely noncommital Tuesday after they saw Molotov Ambassador W Bedell Smith had hoped to clean up the Moscow talks on Germany in time for him to attend the opening session of the United Nations assembly in Paris next Tuesday But Friday he was reported to have cancelled plans to go to Paris deciding to stick it out here until the situa tion cleared up one way or an other tafson remained the hospital unconscious at SAME k tlitf death ia pait 24 hears Reds to Fight UN Discussion on Germany Berlin warned the western powers Saturday that the soviet bloc in the United Nations at Paris will battle against any attempt to discuss the German question The warning was contained in a front page editorial in the Red army newspaper Tacgliche Run dschau often used as an unoffi cial sounding board to express the soviet attitude on international questions The paper said the German problem including the peace treaty belongs in the competence of the big 4 foreign ministers not the United Nations and Trygve Lie knows it The editorial also charged that the United States was threatening world peace in sharp contradic tion to United Nations statutes The soviet warning followed ap proval by German communist leaders of the soviet plan demand ing withdrawal of all occupation forces from Berlin and inclusion of the capital in the soviet zone economy Snyder Sees Demo Victory Despite Polls St Paul of the Treasury John Snyder doesnt be lieve in the accuracy of public opinion polls which have pre dicted a republican victory in No vember It is definitely conceded by the people that President Truman will win Snyder said Friday at a meeting of the U S saving bond division conference He added that the democrats have a good chance of picking up a majority in congress particu larly in the senate We have conducted our own polls he said The man on the street has expressed his opinion and all the people will make the real situation known in the No vember election Clark Suggests Ferguson Should Mind Own Business Washington 11 o r n e y General Tom Clark suggested bluntly Saturday that Sen Homer Ferguson RMich mind his own business and let the justice de partment handle all communist and espionage cases In a sharply worded reply to Fergusons challenge that he pros ecute all known communists in and out of the government the attorney general said I would appreciate it if you would quit trying to claim credit for the work of the federal bureau of investigation and the depart ment of justice and keep your po litical activity out of the field of serious prosecution of offenses under federal statutes Enough Evidence Ferguson who is chairman of a special senate investigating com mittee said Friday that the justice department has sufficient evi dence in its files right now to proceed against communists in 6 major cities He named Washing ton San Francisco Los Angeles Denver Salt Lake City and Dal las Hinting broadly that his depart ment is already preparing to seek indictments against communists in some of the cities mentioned Clark criticized Ferguson for dis closing most confidential crim inal matters Your indefatigable desire for headlines in this regard Clark told the senator is very detri mental to the prosecution of im portant cases Seek Indictments Other justice department offi cials said U S attorneys are ready to go before federal grand juries in several cities perhaps next week to seek indictments against a number of alleged communists once employed by the govern ment They will be charged it was said with concealing their com munist affiliations to remain on the government payroll Meanwhile a house unAmeri can activities subcommittee took a weekend recess in its secret in vestigation of red spy activities The group has promised to reveal a shocking chapter in commun JSL espionage activities swithm the next few days This Paper of Two No 296 Truman Tells lowans to Help Elect Democrats Israel Police Hunting for Assassins American Named as Successor to Count in Jerusalem Job BULLETIN Jerusalem for the BernadotteSerrot kill ings is claimed by a group sign ing itself The Fatherland Front in Hebrew notes slipped under the doors of consulates and Jewish liaison offices Friday night We killed Bernadottc because he was working for the British and obeyed British orders the note said By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The government of Israel acted Saturday to ferret out the assas sins of Count Folke Bernadotte United Nations Palestine media tor and his French aide A U N official formally noti fied the new Jewish state that it must assume full responsibility for the slaying Foreign minister Moshe Shertok advised the U N that Israel is adopting the most vigorous and energetic measures to bring the assassins to justice and eradicate evil in Palestine Representatives of the 5 big powers on the security council ap proved the appointment of Dr Ralph K Bunche an American as temporary successor to Berna dotte The security council also was reported discussing stricter measures in Palestine Aubrey Eban Israels represen tative at the security council told the Associated Press his govern ment is now conducting a vast purge of terrorist leaders The Israeli army slapped a cur few on Jerusalems 90000 Jews Roadblocks were thrown u p throughout the Jewish sector of the holy city and sound trucks ad monished the people to stay at home GOP Program Is Announced OutofStaters to See Gov Dewey Des Moines complete program for the midwest repub lican rally before which Thomas E Dewey will open his presiden tial campaign here Monday night was announced Saturday by Gen eral Chairman W Harold Brenton Dewey will speak at Drake stadium at 8 p m Brenton said many outofstate dignitaries will attend the rally Nebraska which is sending a mo tor caravan of 1000 persons will be represented by its 2 U S sena tors Kenneth Wherry and Hugh Butler its governor Val Peterson National Committeeman Abe Shotwell and State Chairman Bert Howard Brenton said Governor Peter son will make the trip in a char tered plane and will have an of ficial party of 14 persons A special plane also will bring Governor Frank Carlson National Committeernan Harry Darby and State Chairman C W Roberts from Kansas South Dakota will be represent ed by State Chairman Joe Bottom and National Committeeman Roy Dunn and an official party will attend from Minnesota Visiting dignitaries will be presented at the stadium TRUMAN SPEAKS TO CROWDPresident Harry S Truman on speakers sTanTcen ter right addresses an estimated crowd of 75000 persons attending the national plow ing contest at Dexter Saturday IOWA DEMOCRATS CONFER WITH TRUMANLeading Iowa democrats conferring with President Truman aboard his train as he arrived at Davenport Saturday morning Standing left to right are Guy Gillette candidate for senatorVJim France7 Tipton nominee for state congress from the first district Carroll S SI and flp vlce President of the Central Broadcasting company At the left of the president is Col B J Palmer president of CBtf At his right is Hugh Harrf son editor of the Davenport Democrat and Switzers campaign manager Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair with little change in temperatures Satur day night and Sunday High Sunday low 80s Low Saturday night low 60s Iowa Fair Sunday Continued warm Low Saturday night 60 65 north and 6570 south por tion Minnesota Fair cooler south warmer extreme northwest Saturday night Sunday fair south and partly cloudy with a few scattered showers north IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 92 Minimum 68 At 8 a m Saturday 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum fig Grain Wage Talks Still Deadlocked Minneapolis between the Big 5 milling com panies and the AFL grain proces sors to end the 10dayold flour mill strike were still deadlocked Saturday No progress was reported at Fridays meeting with Labor Con ciliator Carl R Carlgren The companies remained firm on their offer of a 12Jcent hourly wage increase and the union renewed demands for a 15 cent boost Some 1400 workers are on strike at the plants of general mills Pillsbury International RussellMiller and Standard Superintendent at Morrell Indicted on Charge of Assault Ottumwa A Wapello county grand jury late Friday in dicted Charles L Campbell super intendent of the John Morrell Co plant here charging him with assault with intent to do great bod ily harm on Etha Swartz an em ploye in the sliced bacon depart ment Three similar charges against him were ignored The incident is alleged to have occurred August 13 when Camp bell went to the department to in quire into a labor dispute between the foreman and a group of union employes Ancient Greek athletic contests were intimately connected with religion State Troops of Hyderabad Formally Surrender Saturday New Delhi troops Hyderabad formally surrendered to the Indian army at noon Sat urday the Hyderabad radio an nounced The radio said Indian troops en tered Secunderabad original ob jective of their 5day whirlwind campaign 45 minutes after the surrender North of City Secunderabad is a military can tonment 6 miles north of the cap ital city of Hyderabad Trunk telephone communica tion which has been cut off be tween Hyderabad and the out side was restored Saturday morn ing for governmental traffic Thanks Troops Lt Gen Maharajah Shri Rajen drasinhji the Indian commander left Poona Saturday morning to visit forward areas in Hyderabad He thanked his troops for their brilliant action army headquar ters here announced The Nizam of Hyderabad whose defiance of the Indian dominions request for permission to garrison Secunderabad touched off the in vasion issued a ceasefire order Friday The Nizam Moslem ruler of a predominantly Hindu state was the only one of 562 native princes not to come to terms with either India or Pakistan LUDWIG DIES Ascona Switzerland Ludwig world famous German born biographer playwright and political essayist whose books were burned by the nazis died at his home here Friday night He was 67 4 Year Old in Fair Condition After Mishap Susan Littschwager 4 daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Wendell Litt schwager 230 3rd N E is in only fair condition at Park hospital with head injuries She was struck by an auto driven by Robert Brown 608 3rd N E who was going east on 3rd N E about p m Friday police said The youngster apparently ran from one side of the street to the other as the auto was passing ac cording to the report She suf fered abrasions and lacerations in addition to head injuries President Makes Talk at Dexter Crowd Estimated at 75000 Turns Out for Campaign Speech By ERNEST B VACCARO Dexter Truman told a predominately rural audi ance Saturday they must help elect a democratic administration and congress catastro phe Herb Plambeck farm news ed itor of radio station WHO Des Moines sponsor of the event said in introducing the president that 75000 persons were on hard to hear the president talk The occasion was a national plowing contest on the Mrs Lois Agg farm near this central Iowa community of 800 population Mr Trumans address was the days highlight The campaigning chief execu tive Denounced what he called re publican gluttons of privilege and promised a constructive program to prevent farm prices crashing to the bottom Uncovered Stand Mr Truman spoke from an un covered stand in a blazing sun to farmers and their families here to attend the plowing contest The scene of Mr Trumans ma jor farm speech was an alfalfa field near Dexter where the plow ing contests were still underway as he drove onto the big farm where plowing talent draws the cheers of the farm belt Most of the men were in their shirt sleeves with the collars thrown open at the neck They wore straw hats The president said the republi cans are ready to let the bottom drop out of farm prices Crowd Laughs The crowd laughed and ap plauded when he blamed the re publicans for past boom and bust cycles and asked How many times do you have to be hit on the head before you find out whats hitting you Mr Truman spoke here after 6 earlier talks from the rear plat form of his special train starting before 6 oclock Saturday morn ing at Rock Island 111 He was to speak later at Mel cher at p m CST and at Chariton at P M CST be fore proceeding to his home at In dependence Mo to spend the night Mr Trumans biting language on the domestic farm issue con trasted sharply with a solemn assurance that this government is doing everything possible to avoid war His brief reference to the tense international situation however was not the main point I wish to cover today And he launched into the political speech for which he travelled here on the first leg of a 9500 mile stumping tour in which he has said hewill fight hard and give em hell Accuses GOP Specifically Mr Truman said the republican 80th congress cut and threatened to kill the soil con servation program and 1 Killed the international wheat agreement which would have assured American wheat growers a large export market for 5 years at fair prices 2 Started a move to put a deathtax on farm cooperative 3 Ruled out the grain bins that help make the evernormal gran ary effective 4 Invited a depression by re fusing to curb inflation 5 Started attacking the farm support program Iowa City Girl 6 10th Polio Fatality Sioux City UR Berg 6 Iowa City died in a Sioux City hospital Friday the 10lh polio fatality in this area this year She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Clifford Berg Three new polio cases were admitted to Sioux City hospitals Friday bringing to 60 the total number now under treatment here They were Roy Wilhelms 35 the 20th case brought here from Emmet county Mrs Mary Miller 35 the llth case from Buena Vis ta and Howard Scholten 2 Al vord Took Firearm From Worker Waterloo Rath packing plant official testified Saturday he took a gun away from a worker inside the Rath plant the day of the riot there last May 19 The witness Ray Gillette is per sonnel director of the packing firm He testified as the riot con spiracy trial of Wilbert Warren 27 reached the end of its first week Saturday morning Gillette said he located the arm ed worker after 2 city detectives had advised him they understood one of the Rath employes was armed Under crossexamination Gil lette said the CIO packinghouse union loudspeaker outside the strikebound Rath property was turned off at 3 p m the day of riot He said all the main started after the speaker was shut off ;