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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT WAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LV Press and United Preis Full Lease Wires Five Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1949 This Paper ol Two No 311 SCENE OF DEATH L M Lemke of Hampton marks the spot where an auto and empty gravel truck collided 10 miles south of Hampton Monday in which Doc tor Paul Grosshuesch 59 president of Mission House college Plymouth Wis and his brother the Rev Calvin Grosshuesch 55 pastor of the Evangelical and Reformed church at Klemme were killed The Rev Mr Grosshuesch died at a m Tuesday Both car and truck are in the exact position where they landed after the crash Injured were Mrs Calvin Gross huesch who suffered a broken leg and other injuries and her granddaughter Judith 2i years of Melbourneand Fred O Hock er of Altoona driver of the grav el truck All 3 were still in the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Tuesday Judith escaped with minor injuries tossed from the rear seat to the front seat by the impact The bodies were taken to the Beck funeral home at Iowa Falls arrangements The Rev Mr Grpsshuesch was driving the car and his brother was sitting in the rear seat onthe gide from which the truck ap proached PAUL GROSSHUESCH CALVIN GROSSHUESCH Austria Issue Still Stays Deadlocked New Yorki Big 4 for ministers remained dead locked con the Austrian peace treaty Tuesday arid agreed to Wednesday after mak ing practically no progress in a 3i hour discussion Monday night The Austrian the only subject discussed at the in formal session attended by Dean Acheson of the United States Er nest Bevin of Great Britain Rob ert Schurhan of France and An drei Vishinsky of Russia Their deputies also partici pated in the talks which Ameri can Deputy Samuel Refoer said centered entirely on article 35 of the proposed treaty which deals with the transferof German as and property After its meeting the council issued a brief communique stat ing only that the ministers met exchanged views and would meet again Wednesday The communique said They exchanged views on the discussion ofthe Austrian treaty which have taken place among deputies of the 4 countries since the meeting of the council of foreign ministers It is ex pected they will meet again on Wednesday morning 73 Crewmen Die in Crash of Superfortress in Oklahoma NonUnion Coal Mines Open Again Pittsburgh Penn sylvanias nonunion mines reopened Tuesday despite the nationwide strike of John L LewisUnitedMine workers and state police quickly arrested 17 pickets to blocft Violence Heavy state police forces invad ed the 4cpunty Clearfield area where some 35 operations resumed work after a week of idleness due to picketing by unionized bands Lieut Frank L Garnow reported 17 arrested for mass picketing around the Wingert mine near Sligo in Clarion county A court injunction issued recently pro hibits mass picketing Garnow said 13 carloads of miners picketed the mine and that more arrests are expected Sheriff W R Hannold dispatched a bus to the scene to pick up the pickets Several of those held were said by Garnow to have stoned trucks hauling coal from the mine No one was reported injured Some 250 nonunion diggers went back to work in the area around Clearfield Most of the 35 mines ordered reopened by op erators are strip workings in which steam shovels dig coal fromsurface veins Upwards of 50 state police pa trolled highways in the area in an effort to prevent outbreaks of yiolence The troopers were brought In overnight from widely Mattered points By UNITED PRESS Airplane crashes in widely separated parts of the world claimed an estimated 61 lives Tuesday with more than half of the victims the crews of British American airfdrce bombers Thirteen officers and men went down Monday night with a B29 Superfortress that crashed and burned in a rugged mountain area of ern Oklahoma f In England British airmen died Monday night when 2 4en giried Royal Air Force Lihcolhs collided during a mock bombing raid on Staythorpe 120 miles north of London The U S airforce reported from Guam that 11 members of a 14 man Superfortress crew were killed last Friday in a takeoff from an airfield there Fear 23 Dead In Mexico 23 persons includ ing 2 Americans were feared dead in the wreckage of a Mexican air line plane which crashed Monday against snowcapped Popocatepetl volcano 45 miles southeast of Mexico City A Mexican peon reported see ing a large plane crash into the 3mile high peak of the volcano Monday afternoon The Mexican airline a Pan American Airways subsidiary said the plane was hours overdue on its flight from Tapachula on the Guatemala bor der to Mexico City Rescue parties started climbing the steep and jagged sides of the volcano at dawn to search for the wreck and possible survivors but it was believed that all aboard had died in the crash Crashes in Hills The B29 left Smokey Hill air force base at Salina Kans with a loading list of 13 on a routine training flight It crashed into the hills near Talihina Okla at p m CST and burned Rescue crews recovered S charred bodies and worked all night searching the smouldering wreckage for the still missing bod ies of the rest of the crew Wit nesses said the bomber apparent ly crashed when one of its 4 mo tors failed Cripps Says Profits Tax to Be Hiked Move to Offset Inflation Effect of Pound Slash London StaffordCripps raised Britains profits tax by 5 per cent Tuesday to offset the in flationary effect of cheapening of the pound The tax on profits now is 25 per cent Cripps told the house uf commons he is increasing it to 30 per cent The chancellor of the exche quer also warned British business men If there is any further break ing away from the voluntary lim itation of dividends I shall con sider myself at liberty to intro duce legislation to restrict divi dends in the next finance bill Opens Debate Cripps opened the crucial de bate in the house of commons on the devaluation of the pound He was fortified by a labor party caucus which informants said de cided to stand behind the govern ment on the currency issue The laborites met in caucus for 2 hours and 20minutes this morn ing preceding the opening of the governments parliamentary test on the currency questions Before the meeting there had been some speculation that some leftwing members of the party openly hostile to price rises re sulting from the pound devalua tion might desert Prime Minis ter Attlees government on a vote of confidence to be taken at the end of the 3day emergency de bate Possibility Avoided That possibility now appears to have been avoided The inform ants said the laborites reached a general agreement to support the Attlee cabinet in its fight for sur vival Defeat of the government on the motion of confidence would require the prime minister to call a new election immediately al though the labor partys 5year term does not expire until next July Leaders of the liberal party de cided in another meeting to have their 10 members of the house of commons vote solidly against the government The party said it might even proposea motion of censure after hearingwhat Sir Stafford Cripps chancellor of the exchequer has to say President Defe Fair Deal Program AP Wirephoto THEY BLAST RUSSIA BEFORE UN ASSEMBLY Edyard Kardelj Yugo slav foreign minister is congratulated by Ernest Bevin British foreign secretary Mon day after Kardelj told the UN general assembly that the Russians come talking peace but in reality are issuing warlike demonstrations to put pressure on Marshal Tito Later Bevin blamed Russia for stalling on international control of atomic energy At center is Milovan Djilas Yugoslav minister without portfolio House Passes Vtiiitary Pay Hike Measure Washington UR The house uesday unanimously passed and ent to the white house a bill pro iding for a pay raise or the armed forces The senate had approved the ill by voice vote late Monday vith clarifying amendments which the house accepted The louse originally had approved a military pay bill several weeks go The bill granting the first gen ral military pay increase in 40 fears means that every rank in the army navy air force coast fuard and marines will share in he increase with top brass getting he 50 per cent hike in base pay Enlisted men previously had re ceived a separate pay boost The new measure which now goes to President Truman for sig lature provides that recruits with 5 months service would get a a month pay hike Some 400 brig adier generals and officers of com parable rank in other services would get the biggest raise amounting to 50 per cent in basic pay ENROLLMENT DOWN Iowa City fig ures show a slight decline in firs semester enrollment at the Uni versity of Iowa compared with a year ago Enrollment was placec at 10i89 for this semester ac cording to preliminary figures compared to 10550 a year ago The fireman who steers the rear end of a hook and ladder trucls is called a Tiller man SAME BUek Mieank Im PM 24 RITES FOR KILPATRICK Oakland Cal services will be held Thursday in San Francisco for Rear Adm Walter K Kilpatrick 62 wartime chiefofstaff to the com mander of the Atlantic fleet Kil patrick died Monday at Oaklanc Naval hospital from a heart ail ment Wives Kids Picketing Bell Plant Buffalo N Y and children of striking CIO United Auto Workers picketed the Bell Aircraft Corp plant Tuesday and urned bark several carloads of nonstrikers At one time there were 61 wo men and 18 children one in a saby carriage parading in a circle Defore the main gate Many wore army helmet liners The women members of the La dies Auxiliary of UAW local 501 carried placards with such legends 5 Husbands Wives and Kids United Wives Say No Peace Until We Win and My Daddy Fights for Me Some of the picketing women used the placards to beat on hoods and tops of autos attempting to enter A crowd of several hundred striken and union sympathizers shouted encouragement When sheriffs deputies tried to clear a passage for some approach ing nonstrikers the women en circled the peace officers com pletely blocking the approach to the plant Other deputies then waved away several autos bearing returning workers The demonstra tion lasted about an hour China Says Russia Aids Red Troops J v1 Lake Success JP China filed a formal complaint in the United Nations assembly Tues day charging Russia with aiding 1 Chinese communists intheir work to knock out the Canton govern ment This wrecked hopes for what Assembly President Carlos P Romulo and other delegates had hoped would be a peace assem bly Another major controversy be tween east and west was assured when it was disclosed the United States will support Yugoslavia against Russiansponsored Czech oslovakia for a seat in the security council to be filled at this assem bly session British sources indicated Brit ain had split with the U S on the security council contest and would suppbrt Czechoslovakia These 2 new issues developed as the delegates left behind their week of national policy declara tions at Flushing Meadow Park and came here for their weeks committee debate on specific prob lems OMahoney Disputes Charge of Atom Information Leaks Washington AE Senator OMahoney said Tuesday eyfery sign doesnt havxj the Hindus trial knowhow or facilities to stockpile atomic bombs OMahoney who led one congressional group in the drive to tighten the secrecy around American atomic developments told a reporter he doesnt agree with Senator Hickenlooper 5 YEAR SENTENCE DCS Moincs e r David Pearson 57 former city hall jani tor was sentenced Monday to 5 years in the Fort Madison peni tentiary in connection with the theft of city parking meter funds He pleaded guilty to a charge of grand larceny Boy Critically Hurt When Struck by Auto Faas 6 of Stacyville was reported in criti cal condition at Mercy hospital Mason City Tuesday morning from injuries sufered when struck by a car driven by Mar vin Hemann also of Stacyville between the Catholic school and the Catholic church Monday Sheriff Theodore Horn said the boy was dragged for 30 feet and he was unconscious when picked up A group of children were crossing the street during the hot lunch period and Hemann said he did not see the child RIowa that leaks may have speeded soviet efforts to fire an Abomb The basic scientific information tias been no secret the Wyoming senator said Its the industrial knowhow of making the bombs that is important The Russians just dont have the technical abilities nor the fa cilities to stockpile bombs Just look at their attempts to produce automobiles They are far behind and this certainly is a much more complicated matter than produc ing automobiles Hickenlooper Charge Hickenlooper told the senate Monday that loose security poli cies by the atomic energy com mission had permitted vital in formation to filter out of this country1 I have no doubt that they have helped step up Russias time table for the production of an atomic explosion by a very substantial period of time he declared Chairman McMahon DConn of the senatehouse atomic com mittee took sharp issue with Hick enlooper McMahon said an investigation by the committee of Hickenloop ers charges of incredible mis management against the AEC and In ancient times the Pyramids of Egypt were used as tombs of the rulers Chairman David hadnt produced a E Lilienthal single bit of vteyer Is Fined and Costs Admits Failing to Register Aircraft The first conviction under the owa law requiring registration of aircraft and airmen was made in he justice of the peace court of R Servison Mason City Tues day afternoon Ernest Meyer Rockwell pleaded guilty to a county at orneys information and was ined and costs He also paid he registration fee and a de inquency penalty of to Bob Nemmers Des Moines chief of registration nnd assistant director of the Iowa aeronautics commis sion who filed the information In addition a charge of care less and reckless flying against Meyer is pending before the civil aeronautics commission Nemmers sfiid It was filed following com plaints that Meyer flew across Mason City at low altitude sev eral times last Saturday Meyer was advertising an air show at Rockwell at the time evidence that loose security poli cies helped the Russians get atomic knewledge Constant Concern On said the evidence showed a profound and constant concern for security on the part of the commission If there were any security leaks McMahon said they must have oc curred when the army hadcharge of the project during the war and before the civilian commission took over Nov 1 to Be Opening Date for Quail Season in Iowa Des Moines Iowa con servation commission Tuesday set Nov 1 as the opening date for Iowas 1949 quail season in 51 counties and also declared an open season for beaver trapping for the first time in 75 years Beaver trapping will be limited to 33 counties The quail season with bag and possession limits reduced to 6 will be for 45 days in 38 counties and 15 days in the other 13 counties Winneshiek Allamakee Clayton Black Hawk and Marshall coun ties closed tx quail shooting last year have been opened this year for the short season Dallas and Jasper counties in the short zone last year have been placed in the long zone The commission announced that beaver may be trapped in 33 western northwestern and north eastern Iowa counties for one week The beaver season will ex tend from noon Dec 1 to mid night Dec 7 The commission said a census just completed showed that quail populations have decreased some what since last year and the num ber of quail hunters has increased Therefore the commission said it was necessary to reduce both the bag and possession limit this year from the usual 8 birds to 6 The hours for shooting quail are from a m to p m daily Short seasons quail counties are Winneshiek Allamakee Fayette Clayton Black Hawk Buchanan Delaware D u b u q u c Marshall Guthrie Adair Adams and Page Long season quail counties are Tama Benton Linn Jones Jack son Dallas Polk Jasper Powe shiek Iowa Johnson Cedar Clin ton Scott Madison Warren Mar ion Mahaska Keokuk Washing ton Muscatine Louisa Union Clarke Lucas Monroe Wapello Jefferson Henry Des Moines Taylor Ringgold Decatur Wayne Appanoose Davis Van Buren and Lee A 20 day trapping season has been set for mink and muskrat in every county of the state begin ning at noon Dec 1 and ending at midnight Dec 20 The commis sion said populations have recov ered enough to warrant the re opening of 30 southern and south western counties closed to mink and muskrat trapping in 1948 The commission said one excep tion lo the dates of this season will be at Big Wall Lake in Wrigh county That location will be open from Dec 17 because of muskra research work in that area Counties open to beaver trap ping for the first week of Decem ber are Lynn Osceola Dickinson Emmet Kossuth Sioux OBrien Clay Palo Alto Plymouth Chero kee Buena Vista Pocahontas Humboldt Woodbury Ida Sac Calhoun Webster Monona Craw ford Carroll Greene Boone Har rison Pottawattamie Mills Fre mont Allamakee Clayton Dela ware Dubuque and Jackson A 60 day open season on othe protected furbearers includini badger raccoon skunk opossum and spotted skunk has been se from noon Nov 10 to midnigh Jan 10 Makes Talk to Women of America Truman Claims Demo Platform Expression of Peoples Desires Washington President Truman declared Tuesday that those whodenounce his fair deal or dan gerous are just about 160 years behind the times The chief executive sought new women recruits for the democratic party with a campaignlike prom ise to press forward withhous ing educational aid expanded social security and labor objectives of the 1948 platform He asked the women of the country to look beneath the labels to see the facts and not to be misled by political slogans He said womens irjterest in government goes far beyond job holding or partisanship Via Radio He spoke via radio from the white house on democratic wo mens day on a broadcast with Mrs India Edwards director of the womens divisionof the dem ocratic national committee Also on the program were Mrs Elsie Wrest Lothian Md Mrs Al bert C Hulihan of Slippery Pa and Mrs George London of Raleigh N Car introduced as typical American women repre senting farm labor and business respectively The president said the demo cratic party offered the women a program of practical meas ures Not Theory It is not a blueprint imposed from on high by a little group of theorists he said Neither is it a set of platitudes concocted by a group of corporation lawyers in a smokefilled room Our pro gram is an expression of the de sires of the people He promised his administration will keep right on making prog ress to provide housing for the American people He said he would continue to urge congress to pass a federal aid to education bill which has been tied up in a house commit tee by a controversy over the usev of funds for auxiliary services in parochial as well as public schools Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and cool Tues day night withlow 36 to 42 Wednesday fair and warmer with high 65 to 70 Fair and cool Tuesday night Wednesday fair and warmer 36 to 42 Low Tuesday night Russians to Return 30 U S Vessels Washington agreed formally Tuesday to return 30 American naval vessels loaned to the Soviets in World war II The ships are to be given back by Dec 1 They include 3 ice breakers and 27 frigates which are small patrol craft The United States has been trying to get them back for 4 years Soviet Ambassador Alexander S Panyushkin and Willard Throp assistant secretary of state signed an agreement at the state department Tuesday after nego tiations which started early last month Theicebreakers will be re turned to U S naval authorities at the port of BrenierhavenvGer many and the frigates will be de liVered to Yokosuka Japan There were originally 28 of the frigates but Russia advised that one had run on the rocks Re porters were told by Press Officer Michael J McDermott that more Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 3 degrees below normal Normal highs 68 north 72 south Normal lows 45 north 49 south Warmer Wednesday Temporary cooling Thursday Warmer Friday Cool Saturday and Sunday Precipi tation will average less than of an ich light rain likely Wednesday night or Thursday and again late Friday Minnesota Clearing and cooler Tuesday night Wednesday fair Warmer tions west and north por IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 77 Minimum 43 At 8 a m 47 Precipitation 05 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 75 37 specific information promised has been Dies in Hospital After Auto Crash Corbett 19 of Bettendorf injured in an automobile accident here early Saturday morning died Monday afternoon in Mercy hospital Corbett was one of 5 teenage boys and giris seriously hurt when their automobile struck a concrete abutment on Rock Island arsenal Still in critical condition at the hospital are Shirley Jones 17 LeRoy Howard 19 driver of the car Vivian Frueh 16 and Ger ald Bahns 17 LINN GOES EAST Moines of Agriculture Harry D Linn is at tending the annual convention of the National Association of Com missioners Secretaries and Di rectors of Agriculture in Atlantic City N J this week ;