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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I Q W A N S N K I G H I O R S HOME EDITION VOL LVMI Associated Press ami United Full Seven Cents a Copy N MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1952 Paptr of Two One No 300 Slate West Virginia Meeting Loveless in Town Thursday Official Local Opening of National Campaign WHAT A BACKGROUNDGov Adlai StevensoncamTto Baltimore Md Tuesday for a speech on how to curb liv ing was greeted by Eisenhower forces blaminK Democrats for high prices Theseare two of the signs live women used to picket the Democratic headquarters 4000 Meat Workers in Midwest on Strike 4150 members ofthe CIO United Packinghouse AVorkers went an strike Wednesday at four Walkouts the Cudahy Packing Co at Omaha Wichita Kan and Sioux City Iowa Fourth Walkout A fourth walkout affected p oper atjons at the Union Stockyard Co at WestFargo N D where aliou 50 men Went on strike over griev ances concerning vacations an d wages The walkouts against Cudahy stemmed from a stalemate in negotiations here on industrywide contracts The unions contracts with majoi packers expired last Aug 11 am no progress has been reported in negotiations since No Contracts Union spokesmen here saic Cudahy and Armour Co refuset to extend the contracts while nego tiations were continuing Contracts with Wilson and Swift have been extended The strike at Omaha idled about 2700 union members and forced suspension of all slaughtering Thecompany charged the union with slowdown tactics It said 150 men walked out Monday at the Omaha plant and 300 left their jobs Tuesday Tobacco Workers Choose AFL Union CHARLES CITY By a vote of 213 employes at plants of the Capital City Tobacco Company have chosen the AFL Teamsters Union as their collective bargain ing representative The plants previously unorgan ized are at Charles City Mason City Ft Dodge West Union Wa terloo and Spencer The Dubuque plant of the firm previously had organized and affiliated with the Sports Bulletins PHILADELPHIA jersey Joe Walcott reversed his an nouncement to retire and said he would attempt to regain the heavyweight title he lost Tuesday to Rocky Marciano BOSTON New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 32 Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader Mn Mason political season gets under way officially in ihursday with Democrats supplying the open Local Democrats are bringing Sen John Sparkman of Alabama to Mason City for Democratic D a y Spark man is the Democratic vice pres denlia nominee The senator arrives in Maso City late Wednesday night afte speaking in the evening at Austin His day Thursday will begin will a am press conference at th Hotel Hanford Beginning at 10 am the Count Democratic organization heade by Dr Sterling E Barber ha planned an open house at th Armory Attending will be repre senlatives of and worn ens groups Public Invited Dr Barber said the public is in yited to attend and discuss th issues Also attending the ope house will be Herschel Lovclesi the mayor of Ollumwa and Demo cralic candidate for governor o Iowa and George Laub Cresco a torney the Democratic candidat for third district congressman At noon Senator Sparkman wi address a mass meeting at th Armory The address will be broad cast over KSMN and rebroadcas over KGLO at pm After Sparkmans address at th Armorythe open house will con tinue until i pm After that luncheon is scheduled at the Club to which the public also i invited Speaking at the plate luncheon will be Loveles and Laub will leave fo Des Moines immediately after th luncheon in a chartered TWi plane North lowans A number of MHh lowahs frpn throughout the third and era part of the sixth cpngressioiia districts will attend the Masqi City meeting Dr Barber has been by Jake More slat informed chairman Every county in the third district has indicated that will send a delegation More said Special invitations havu been is sued toa number of groups to at end the open house in the fore noon Dr Barber said and the womens division under the chair manship of Mrs William Pappns las been active for some time in an effort to get as many house as possible to attend Loveless Says GOP Smear Over Dismissed Court Case The Des said Wednesday DES MOINES Moines Tribune that Herschel Loveless Democratic candidate for governor had re ently discussed with the paper circumstances connected embezzlement charge filed against him at Ottumwa in 1934 and later dismissed In a speech at Burlinglpn Tues day night Loveless said Republi cans were conducting a smear Campaign against him butdidnot ilaborate Anonymous Letter The Tribune said thecharge had een referred to in anonymous let ers circulated in the slate since ovelcss was nominated It gave his account of the matter Al the time the charge was filed was dissolving his con nections with a Chicago oil firm or which he had manageda bulk tation in Otlutmva The company mostly in the form of gasoline slocks Loveless resisted the claim on the grounds the gasoline loss was due to leaky tanks and valves the company furnished him and to shrinkage due to temperature changes The oil firm first filed civil suit and then filed the cm bezzlement charge Charge Dismissed The charge was dismissed Jan 23 1935 after being on the books since April 1934 without hearing or trial The county attorney who ap plied for the dismissal said there was lack of sufficient competen evidence Loveless quoted as saying the oil firm laler failed and tha he lost about in the busi ness himself In1949 Attorney Beckman a Re publican state senator svrole a let ter saying Loveless name was ab soiulely cleared of any wrong doing as Ihe Wapello county court records will show GEORGE LAUB HERSCHEL LOVELESS JOHN SPARKMAN Adlai Wont Give Names in His Fund Says Breach of Faith to Report BALTIMORE Adlai E Slevenson said Wednesday he wii not reveal the names of those wh contributed to or received mone from a special cash fund heset u to supplement the pay of som Illinois state officials There is no point in revculin any names the Democratic pres dential nominee said It would be publicity they do no deserve and a breach of good fait on my part Sen Richard Nixon the Rcpub Hcan vice presidenlial nominee and several other Republicans hav demanded Slevenson reveal detail of the fund Discusses Fund The governor discussed his fun at a breakfast of 550 Volunteers fo Stevenson which wound up weeks campaigning in the East He said hechose the methodp raising the income stat emplpyes because the position were filled by hleh who rt6t 6hly look the jobs at lessmoney than they had been receiving but gave up security for the hazards of gov eminent He said one official had at leas ihree times turned down offers Tom private enterprises nt more than threetimes his public salary This loyally and devotion is very hard to ffUract and once at traded it is very hard to trea ightly Stevenson said The Illinois governor said he loped this discussion will focus attention on this problem on al evels of government He maintained adequate com pensation for public officials is one of the most pressing need ror good government He said he knew of no method except to pay higher salaries Salary Scales The governor also said uniform salary scales adopled by most stales for their employes are nol ns satisfactory or practical as lexible scales paid by private susincss Stevenson closed his campaign swing with the assertion he is sure of victory in the presidential clcc lion In his final major speech of Ihc Eastern jaunt he declared the Re niblicans and particularly Sen Robert A responsible or inflation and the high cost of iving Wage and Price controls he said may have to be tightened lot further r iastmin ute revision in the original text Most Wanted lowan Nabbed BOISE Idaho Iff Thomas Ed vard Young 34 one of the FBIs 10 most wanted fugitives and his vife Margaret 32 were surprised nd captured Tuesday by FBI gents in the wild rugged Boise National Forest Young a native of Colfax la as a criminal record dating back o his commitment to the Iowa ioys Training School at Elciora in 930 and more recently highlighted y a shotpunctured chase near urlinglon in July 1951 and a jail scapeat Sioux City a month aler MAN KILLED BROOKFIELD Mo W Albert Nordstrom 39 of Des Moines was illed when his car wcnt out of ontrol and rolled over four times ear here Monday night His wife felcn 34 was injured critically All Indications Are Senator Will Remain on GOP Ticket Soys Nothing Wrong Not One Cent Bares Expenses Elefson Damage Trial Continues Wl Federal Judge William Kilcy ami a jury f nine men and three women Wednesday continued hearing the 108000 damage suit of Lyman H Elefson against his uncle Wayne A Rhode of Tabor Elefson 21 a former Stale Uni vcrsity of Iowa student took the stand Tuesday afternoon to le scribe some of his during the 77 days he was held in connection with the poison death of his grandfather Elefson alleges his uncle falsc y and maliciously caused his ar est Nov 30 3940 He was freed ifter a Fremont County grand jury cfused to indict him on the murder iharge Elefson said the county jai at iklncy was cold and food was a eking in quality and Quantity Wholesale Prices in Another Drop NEW YORK food rices as measured by the Dun t Bradstreel food index dcdincd his week for the third week in a the lowest level in three nonths At the inticx compared with 649 last week and was 49 per ent below the ycarago level of 678 ABOARD THE EISENHOWER SPECIAL W Gen D wight D Ei senhower and Sen Richard M Nixon arranged to meet in Wheel ing W Va Wednesday night for an expected decision to retain Nix on the Republican ticket James Hagerly Eisenhowers press representative announced the fateful session wns arranged Iwhcn Sen William Knowland of California and Gov Sherman Adams of New Hampshire talked by phono Wednesday from Iron ton 0 to GOP National Chair man Arthur Summerficld in Cleve land Talks to Nixon Summerficld had talked by phone to Nixon vice prcsldentia candidate in Missoula Mont where he went on a campaign trij after defending on a nationa radiotelevision broadcast Tuesday night his financial operations since he bccamo a senator Eagerly said that Nixon left Missoula at 11 a and Flood of Telegrams Favor Keeping Nixon By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A sea of telegrams flooded into Washington Wednesday as the people answered SenRichard Nixons plea that they tell the Republican National Committee whether they want Nixon to continue as the GOP candidate for vice president And Arthur chairman of thecommittee told a news conference Cleveland he is convinced Nix on will stay on the ticket Wayne J Hood the committees executive director called in re porters in Washington to tell them that the public is overwhelmingly in favor of retaining Nixon He pointed to a stack oC mes sages and said there were at least 20000 telegrams in the pile Of the first received headquarters one official said only Zl suggested that Nixon be removed from the ticket Members of the committee will ing to give Nixon affair heir views on the were in unanimous I North lowo Wires A number of North lowani re Eponfed fo Stn Richard Nixons pita for the people to decide whether he should on the Republican ticket as vice presi dential nominee Western Union Meson City it handled about 60 wires Tuesday night and Wednesday morning The tele grams came from Mason City and a number of other towns In the area served by the office Tester Milligan secretary of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Wednesday was elected secretary American Chamber o Commence Executives at the an nual convention in St Louis Stan Icy Draper Oklahoma City wn elected president and Russell Pelt illSan Jose Cnlif vice president TheAmerican Chamberdf Com merco Executives is a national pro fcsslonnl organization of Chamber of Commerce secretaries with j membership of 3300 Jt maintains a permanent office and fulltime mpnagcr at Washington D c Milligan has been on the board for he last three years agreement that Nixon should stay on as the vice presidential stand ard bearer lowans on the GOP National lommmiltce made it clear Wed icsday that they favor keeping Nixon on the ticket About The Weather Mason City Fair to partly cloudy through Thursday Warmer Wed nesday nighl Iowa Fair o partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Warmer Wednesday afternoon Minnesota Fair to partly cloudy Warmer cast nnd south Wednes day night Thursday partly cloudy south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 07 Minimum 47 At 8 am 53 Precipitation 04 Name Milligan to National C of C Post Could Blast White House WASHINGTON W T Lamur Daudlc testified Wednesday that ortner Ally Gen J Howard Me Gralh once told him I know enough about the White House to blow It so high the force of gravity would never bring it back to earth Caudle also said McGralh his old boss in the Juslice Deparl mcnt reported Caudle lost his job because of a White House clkiuc CauUle said the former attorney general told him the same clique that was behind Caudles dismissal as assistant allorney general last November was also after McGrath FDR JR TO SPEAK D E S MOINES UP Rep Franklin Roosevelt Jr DNY will make three speeches here Tuesday Iowa Democratic Chair manJake More said Wednesday Clark Meets With Leaders Reds Repulse Savage Attack SEOUL Korea Mark Hark UN Far East commander net Wednesday with his top land sea and air commanders but de clined lo reveal the reason for the highlevel conferences Attending the conference were Gen James A Van Ficct Eighth Army commander LI Gen Glenn 0 Barcus Fifth Air Force com nandcr and Vice Aclm Robert P Briscoc Far East Navy command er who flew to Seoul with Clark Clark said he expected lo be in Korea for a couple of days and hat he had all kinds of things o discuss Even as the meeting took place Chinese Communists repelled a avage tanksupported attack on clly Hill on the western front y soldiers from the G5th Puerto tican Regiment of the U S Third Division The Puerto Ricans were orccd to give up after more than seven hours of heartbreaking fight Clark said he would also confer with Lt Gen William K Harri son senior Allied delegate to the Paiimimjom truce negotiations It was believed Harrison would come to Seoul lo sit in with the other commanders in the meeting with Clark The abortive assault on Kelly was preceded by the heaviest A1 Heel artillery and morlar bariage on the western front in seven months UN soldiers backed by tank fire launched the attack at dawn after a diversionary attack to the northeast An hour later Uniled Press Slnff Correspondent Warren Franklin said a handful of were on the crest fighting against overwhelming odds to rout the Chinese Reds from their blinkers and trenches But the Reds were too strongly entrenched would arrive in Wheeling about p The meeting of the two GOP andidatcs was expected to take jlace after a night in Wheeling by Eisenhower indicated strongly after listening to Nixons broad cast Tuesday night that he wanli 0 keep tho California senator on he ticket with him Eisenhower had asked Nixon to meet him in Wheeling after ap plauding Tuesday night IbV cou rage of his vice presidential run ning mate in explaining his finan ial operations The grimfaced veteran warrier turned presidential c an d i d a t e evoked a roaring response as he declared Courageous Man I happen lo be one of people who when I get ina fight would rather have a courageous andhonest man at mySidc than a whole boxcar of pussyfootersi But ho added v It is obvious that I have something more than one single presentation necessarily limited to minutes the lime allotted to Sen Nixon Nixon in recount ing of his financial affairsdenied that he ever used one penny per sonally an fund raised by wealthy to pay what ho said were political ex penses V The youthful CalifornSan Gov E Stevenson tho Democratic presidential ndrni nee to explain ner expcndllures from a fund raised in Illinois to bolster the income Stevensons appointees to public office Arid he asserted Sen man the Democratic ivice denial nominee ougMWsaywIry hef keeps jhis wife public payroll andif his Stevenson has denied any im proprieties or secrecy in the fund he said was used to attract good men to appointive public Sparkman answered Nixons as sertions Nobody has ac cused me of getting rind havent any expense wife Sparkman added every dollar she ever got A Flourish With a flourish Nixon offered to leave to the Republican Nation al Committee the question of his retention on the ticket although he said he was not a quitter Striding onto the stage of the Cleveland hallfrom an upstairs where he and his wife Mamie had viewed the Nixon pre Eisenhower an nounced he was throwing awayfa prepared speech on inflation I have been a warrior and I ike coucage the general told the suddenly hushed audience To light 1 saw an example of cour age compared Nixon with the ate Gen George Palton who was disciplined by Eisenhower for slapping an enlisted man in an Army hospital Of Patton the candidate said He was my lifelong friend We verc very intimate He commit ed an error It was a definite error Theresas no question about t I believed that the work of that man was too great to sacrifice Ikes Telegram Ike in a telegram from Cleve and after Nixons speech labeled t magnificent and asked to see his running mate at once Wire and write the Republican Vational Committee whether you hink I should slay or whether I houia get off Nixon exhorted amwhatever their decision is will abide by it He denied ai moral wrongdo ng reiterating Every penny of t was used to pay for political that I did not think hould be charged tothe taxpay rs of the United States His wife lilianhaired Patricia Sixon appeared with him on the carried on a network of 2 television and 750 radio stations t a cost estimated at more m 75000 by GOPNational Chairman trlhur Summerfieldi The Rcpub can National Committee and the Republican senatorial and congres ional campaign committees paid Nixon lauded Eisenhower as the nan to clean up corruption and ommunism Later at the airport icforc leaving for Missoula he de lared What happens to me isnot im iortant what happens to Patricia ;