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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION 1UJ1H VOL LV Associated Presi and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1949 This Paper Consists of Two One No GlobeGazette Photos FAMILY and Mrs Guy G Gabrielson Bernardsville N J had a family party at Clear Lake Sunday afternoon before coming to the Hotel Hanford in Mason City for a public reception in the evening The picture shows from left to right seated Mrs Guy Gabrielson Mr Gabrielson national republican chairman Mrs F P Walker Clear Lake Mrs Gabrielsons sister and Mrs Rush Gabrielson Crystal Lake Standing are Rush Gabrielson brother of the GOP chief and Mr Walker 3 men were classmates at the University of Iowa until ffieir graduation 35 years ago From left to right they are Ray F dough Mason City Guy G Gabrielson New York and B Stillman Clear Lake All 3 areattorneys Gabriel son called both Clough arid Still man by name immediately when they walked up to him separately to shake hands He had not seen Clough since their graduation 35 years ago and Stillman said he had last met Gabrielson about 25 years ago Says Steel Strike Not to Be Delayed Murray Firm But Federal Mediators Hope for Compromise By UNITED PRESS A crucial week of labor nego tiations opened Monday in the steel and auto industries but John L Lewis apparently was wasting for a steel settlement before send ing his 480000 miners back into the pits CIO President Philip Murray warned that he would not post pone a strike by his steelworkers after the Saturday deadline Federal mediators sitting in on the talks with 53 steel firms were hopeful however that a com promise agreement could be reached in time to head off the strike To Stick to Demand But Murray insisted that the union would stick by its demand that the companies accept a presi dential factfinding boards rec ommendation for a pension and insurance program paid for by the industry Meanwhile 83500 CIO United Auto Workers voted to strike against Chrysler if necessary to back demands for a companyfi nanced retirement and health pro gram The demands on Chrysler were almost identical with those made against Ford Motors by its 115 000 UAW employes Authorize Strike The Ford workers have author ized a strike for Thursday but union officials have indicated it will not be called unless current negotiations collapse The Ford UAW negotiators were reported as almost ready to take up the vital subject of pensions after clearing up noneconomic issues Negotiations to settle the coal strike were at a complete stand still They were broken off until Thursday and it appeared that Lewis was taking his time in hopes that a steel settlement would be reached quickly so that he could use it as a lever in his own squab ble with mine owners The CIO Rubber Workers Union announced that it would call off its strike against B F Goodrich Rubber Co and withdraw de mands for a 25 cent hourly pay hike if the company makes sat isfactory pension and contract agreements Slav Envoy Attacks Soviets Imperialism Man Dies in Crash South of Hampton 4 Others Hurt in Collision of Auto and Truck Hampton Franklin county of1 ficers were investigating a col lision in which Doctor Paul Gross huesch 59 of Plymouth Was killed ond 4 others injured in a collision between an automobile and a gravel truck 10 miles south of Hampton at 11 a m Monday The injured were the Rev and Mrs Calvin Grossheusch of Klemme and their granddaughter Judith of Melbourne and The Fred O Hocker of Altoona Grosshueschs are brothers Hocker was driving a gravel truck which collided with a car containing the other 4 The truck was going south and the car going east The Rev Grosshuesch the driv er is pastor of the Evangelical and Reformed church at Klemme His brother was president of the Mission House college at Ply mouth Wis The Rev M Grosshuesch is suffering from shock His wife has a broken leg and Judith es caped with bruises The condition of the driver of the truck had not been fully determined late Mon day afternoon AP Wirephoto Alexander Hoh enlohe 30 Polish member of a onetime leading German noble family shot himself in a suicide attempt in New York Sunday night police reported A friend said he is estranged from his wife Boyce Thompson Schulze daughter of a former wife of Anthony Drexel Biddle Jr Rule Church Must Keep Affiliation Des Moines fP Members of the First Baptist church in Aigona cannot change the churchs na tional affiliation even though they may wish to do so District Judge Fred M Hudson of Pocahontas has ruled Dr Walter P Halbert executive secretary of the Iowa Baptist con vention said in Des Moines Mon day that Judge Hudson issued the ruling last Friday The ruling heldthat theRev Robert Kittrell pastor of the Al gona church and the majority members of the church cannot change their affiliation from the Iowa Baptist convention and the Northern Baptist convention The affiliation is of many years stand ing Judge Hudson specifically held that the Aigona church cannot af filiate or attempt to affiliate with the conservative Baptist Fellow hip the Conservative Baptist As ociation of America or the Con GOP Plons 1 Grass Roots 50 Campaign The republican party is plan ning a grass roots campaign for votes in 1950 and Guy G Gabriel son national GOP chairman made it plain during his visit to North Iowa Sunday that the campaign already has started A big pleasant spoken hearty man with an amazing memory for names he impressed both new and old acquaintances at a Hotel Hanford reception Sunday evening with a genuine liking for people Monday he was in Chicago for a meeting with party workers from Illinois and he made no secret during an interview Sunday eve what he would be preaching from now on Lack of Votes We lost the 1948 election for lack of votes he said grinning broadly What were trying to now is to get votes and were making the effort at the precinct level The success of that effort al ready has been proved in a con gressional campaign in Pennsyl vania Gabrielson pointed out The congressional district involved included 2 agricultural counties and one industrial wjth Johnstown as its county seat Concentrating its efforts on the Johnstown community the repub lican party swung the district from a 12000 vote loss in 1948 to a vote victory in 1949 the national chairman reported Cambria county showed a gain of approximately 14000 republi can votes in the one year he added from a 16000 vote loss to a 1900 vote loss Republican Effort That is the type of work which the republicans will try to do throughout the nation in connec tion with the 1950 congressional elections Gabrielson promised The Sioux City agricultural meeting was called to seek in formation on which to base re publican proposals for a perman ent farm program he said in an swer to a question All discus sions both by farm organization leaders and byindividuals were taken on a stenotype machine The transcription will be sifted by an information staff and the results submitted to members of congress he explained Farming is our biggest indus try Gabrielson pointed put in the importance of the gioux City meeting Ovr farms employ 12 million people even Foreign Policy Fight Shapes Up Among Congress Hopefuls Washington republicandemocratic battle over foreign policy seemed to be developing Monday in prelim inary skirmishes of the 1950 congressional campaign Politicians said they will be surprised if it warms into the isolationistinternatonalist argument of yesteryear In more than the automotive indus try or any other Besides food is the most important of all prod ucts it is the one thing which is indispensable to America Sioux Rapids Native Gabrielson was born at Sioux Rapids and was from high school therebefore going on to the University of Iowa He was graduated from the university in 1914 and then went on to Harvard law school from which he was graduated in 1917 Then I was graduated into the army like everybody else he said with a smile After World war 1 he began the practice of law in New York City where he still maintains his office His home is in Bernardsville N J Mr and Mrs Gabrielson vis ited Sunday at the F P Walker home in Clear Lake and with his brother Rush Gabrielson Crystal Lake Mrs Guy Gabrielson and Mrs Walker are sisters they look for a quarrel over the methods and strategy of keeping world peace Two republican candidates in next years senate Taft of Ohio and former Rep Dirksen of are beating the bushes in criticism of administration foreign policies Taft told a reporter some of his critics are accusing him unjust ly of being an isolationist because he voted against the North At lantic pact and the administra tions foreign arms in Fines Levied in Slot Machine Case Charles City total ing were levied Monday against 4 Charles City men who pleaded guilty in district court to charges of illegal possession of gambling devices District Judge Tom Boynton fined Gordon E Churchill of the Castle club The other 3 Welsey Hobert of Roberts John Kielty of the Columbus club and Stanley Hannum of the American Legion club were each fined The chargqs were made follow ing raids made Sept 14 and 15 Seven slot machines were seized at the Castle club 3 at Roberts and 2 each at the Columbus and American Legion clubs program Taft said he balked at the arms program because he thinks it may provoke Russia to war much sooner than the Soviets otherwise might go He said he voted against the pact only because he felt that it involved an arms commitment As evidence that he dosent want this country to crawl into a shell he cited his proposal that the United States extend the Mon roe Doctrine to Europe and that it promise flatly to fight any time the Russians attack western Europe Dirksen known as an advocate of international tooperation when he was a member of the house has teed off on the Marshall plan He voted for it when he was in the house Now he says that the U S def icit is such that to be sending funds abroad for European eco nomic recovery is like the blind leading the blind Democrats havent settler on Tafts opponent Senator Lucas of Illinois the democratic leader probably will run again for the job Dirksen wants Lucas is one of the staunchest senate support ers of the administrations foreign policies Blackmer in Guilty Plea in Tax Case Denver Henry M Blackmer 80 pleaded guilty to one count of income tax eva sion Monday and the government moved immediately for dismissal of 2 perjury charges against him Judge Orie L Phillips ordered Blackmer released under bond pending a thorough and complete investigation of the case He ordered theU S attor neys office to turn over to him its complete files on Blackmer including a letter from the U S attorney generals office agreeing to dismissal of the perjury charges if Blackmer would plead to the income tax evasion charges Blackmer fled the country in 1924 and became a man without a country to escape appearing as a witness in the notorious Tea pot Dome scandal of the Harding administration In setting bond Phillips ruled that Blackmer need not stay in Colorado but must be available to appear before the court on short notice The stipulation was made after Blackmer reported that he had a heart condition which made it inadvisable for him to remain in highaltitude Denver for more than 24 hours Blackmer said he had been warned of the condition when he was examined at a Boston clinic last week after an overseas flight from Paris which ended his 25 jear selfdecreed exile to avoid prosecution on the federal charges Woden Man 3 Others Die in Accidents By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four persons met death over the weekend in Iowa highway ac cidents The dead Robert Dale Goslin 23 Woden killed in a cartruck crash 6 miles northwest of Britt Lorrine Dora Garrison 42 of Clarksville who died of a broken neck when the car in which she was riding struck a bridge abut ment and plunged into the Cedar river on highway 181 east of Plainfield La Claire Kelsey 63 of route 4 Cedar Rapids killed in a car pedestrian accident on No 30 16 miles west of Cedar Rapids Sam Ferro 52 Kansas City Mo fatally injured when the car in which he was riding missed a curve just north of Sidney In the accident in which Goslin was killed James Dean 22 of Aigona who was driving a cream truck suffered shock Coroner Kenneth Boughton quoted Dean as saying he did not see Goslins car due to heavy dust raised by traffic on a gravel road The cor oner said the truck sheared off the side of Goslins car Goslin operated an oil business at Garner with his mother Mrs Mae Goslin He had been a dance in Garner and was return ing home with James Valley in separate cars Besides his mother Goslin leaves 2 brothers Paul of Des Moines and Wayne of Oakland Cal and a sister Mrs R J Hoff Woden Ask Gillette for Reversal on Switzer Des Moines demo cratic state central committee has asked Senator Guy Gillette to re verse his stand against the nom ination of Carroll Switzer of Des Moines fora federal district judge ship in southern Iowa it was learned Monday The decision to ask Gillette to support Switzers which he has strongly was macteSaturday when the state central committee demo cratic state legislators and county chairmen and vice chairmen met here It was the first action to ap prove Switzer by the entire central committee The former Polk coun ty attorney previously had been approved by party leaders not in cluding Gillette Gillette termed Switzers nom ination to succeed Federal Judge Charles Dewey a direct affront because he said he had not been consulted and his own suggestions had been passed over Gillette had asked the presiden to nominate Will Riley Des Moines or Ed Halbach Clinton One hundred and twenty men accompanied Columbus when he discovered America ervative Baptist Association of owa The beliefs doctrinesand prac ices of the Aigona church were dopted by its congregation when t was organized the judges opin on said A majority faction cannot di ert a church from the purpose for which it was established he stated Each member of a church has a right to insist that the church property shall be devoted to the religious faith for which it was acquired On May 8 1848 following a dis pute between 2 groups in the church a majority of the Aigona congregation voted to amend the churchs articles of incorporation and disaffiliate with theNorthern and Iowa Baptist conventiohsvjThe minority group immediately filed a court action to stop the move Bevin Lashes Atom Stand of Russians Pearson of Canada Says Communism May Not Survive Flushing N Y Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin Monday blamed the Soviet Union for failure to reach agree ment on atomic control He told the United Nations general as sembly that twice within the last 2 years Russia has turned down treaties to guarantee peace among the worlds 5 major powers New York Monday accused Russia of using every Irind of pressure including armed demonstrations to force Premier Marshal Tito to bow un der Moscows will Addressing the United Nations assembly Yugoslav Foreign Min ister Edvard Kardelj blasted at what he called Russias imperial istic methods He called on Rus sia to prove her desire for peace by leaving Yugoslavia alone He spoke directly to the Rus sians in their own language So viet Foreign Minister Andrei Y Vishinsky listened intently He took many notes during the speech Pearson Speech Canadian Foreign Minister Les ter B Pearson attacked what he Airline Hearing to Begin on Wednesday Washington civil aeron autics board examiner will begin a hearing here Wednesday in the MidContinent and Parks case in volving 2800 miles of routes in several midwestern states Repre sentatives of 30 cities and 13 air lines are schedulde to testify Parks Air Lines East St Louis 111 was awarded all these routes several years ago but has never started operations The board will decide after the hearing whether to revoke Parks certificates approve the acquisition of Parks by MidCon tinent Airlines Inc Kansas City or 3 make new awards of the routes described as Russias new imperi alism Pearson added however there already is evidence that interna tional communism because internal an4 Truman to Speak on Demo Womens Day Washington UR President Truman will broadcast a 10min ute speech Tuesday from the white house in observance of democratic womens day The program on which the pres ident will speak will begin at 3 p m It will be broadcast over the Mutual Broadcasting System from 3 to p m EST and rebroad cast later in the afternoon on CBS and ABC The human heart rests about eighttenths of a second between each contraction CORONER DIES Davenport Keppy 72 Scott county coroner for 7 years died Sunday aftci an ill ness of several months BULLETIN San Francisco UR The Tokyo Rose treason trial went to a jury of 6 men and 6 women Monday SAME Black fine meant traffic death fail 31 Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy with showers in vicinity Monday night Cooler Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night 50 High Tuesday 70 Iowa Cloudy Monday night with showers and cooler west and extreme north Tuesday partly cloudy and cooler light showers northwest Low Monday night 50 to 55 northwest 55 to 60 southeast Minnesota Partly cloudy and cooler Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Monday Maximum 76 Minimum 52 At 8 a m 60 YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 37 GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Sunday Maximum 74 Minimum 48 At 8 a m Sunday 57 Turning to atomic control Pearson told the assembly no ef fective curbs could be devised as long as Russia insisted they must not infringe on national sover eignty to the very end Tells of Threats Referring to Vishinskys ap peals for peace in the assembly last week Mardelj said One cannot possess peacelov ing intentions while hurling upon Yugoslavia the threats the gov ernment of the U S S R ig showering upon her While attacking Russia Kar delj made it clear he would riot go along with Chinas protest last week against Russias alleged connection with Chinese com munists China also accused Rus sia of imperialistic aggression at that time and is reported ready to make formal charges against the soviet Union in the U N GlobeGazelle Photo TIRED OF Rock Island steam engine ended service abruptly Monday morning near the 1st N W crossing when it ran onto a spur track which gave way and left it standing in this position A rail employe said it appeared an open switch had caused the unexpected plight of the engine an extra No 2581 pulling a long freight The freight cars were pulled out of the road to Clear Lake Junc tion and the northbound 10 a m passenger was delayed about 20 minutes to switch onto the far west track The engine came to rest inches from the MidContinent Pe troleum company building at 601 1st N W which con tains a large amount of oil and lines to highly inflammable mixtures The train was enroute from Des Moines to Man ly Cranes from the Rock Island in Des Moines and the Milwaukee in Mason City were summoned Beardsley Defends Tax Unit Gag Rule Des Moines William S Beardsley said Monday he is confident that a new press policy established bythe state tax com mission will operate detriment to the press or public The commission last week sent written rules to its various de partments Editorials in many Iowa newspapers have criticized the rules on the ground they cre ate a form of censorship Under the rules any newsman must submit to the commission a written request for information The request then will be given to the head of the department in volved The department head will submit in writing to the commis sion the answers to questions Then it is up to the commission to de cide whether any or all of the in formation shall be made available to the press f Asked for his comment on the matter at his news conference the governor replied The tax commission or any public agency should have an es tablished and fair press policy This is important because the very nature of the work is of pub lic interest and importance I am confident that the policy adopted by the state tax commis sion was not adopted with the in tent to suppress or censor news I am confident that the com mission will see that their policy operates without detriment to the press or the public APPROVE ISC PROJECT Washinrton ff The atomics energy commission has approved a project in biology and medicine to be carried on at Iowa State col lege by Dr S Aranoff The proj ect is one of 150 approved for versities hospitals and research centers V ;