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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME C Of Ahtf ARCHIVE 0 ElMil ME 9 I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIU Anodlted Pnm and United fiat fuU Leued Vint Tlvt Ccoti Copy MASON crnr IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER so 1947 Thb Paper Comlstg of Two No 302 VANDENBERC ORDERS AID MEETING Yankees Win Opening Game oi World Series 53 5 Yankee Runs in 5th Seal Brooklyn Defeat SCORE BY INNINGS T2345S789 RHE Dodgers D D Yanks ID Yankee Stadium New old Yankee big inning formula worked again Tuesday as the New Yorkers shattered 21 year old Ralph Brancas nohit bid with 5 runs in the 5th frame for a 53 triumph over Brooklyn before a record 73385 turnout in the opening game of the 1947 World Series FIRST INNING hitting to 2nd ball pitched raised a big fly to Lindell Robinson walked to become the first base runner Then he stole 2nd Berras throw being low and Rizzuto having t scoop it up Reiser grounded to Shea and Robinson was trappe between 2nd and 3rd and run down Shea to Rizzuto Reiser go ing all the way to 2nd Walker dropped a single in short left Reiser scoring Hermanski was called out on strikes One run one hit no errors one left YANKEES Stirnweiss grounded out Stanky to Robin son Henrich struqk out swinging Berra filed to Reiser Branca was using a fast ball and a sharp breaking curve and needed only 9 pitches to turn the Yankees back in order No runs no hits no errors none left SECOND INNING DODGERS Edwards hitting the first picth flied deep to Di Maggio Jorgensen struck out on a 3 and 2 pitch Reese grounded out Rizzuto to McQuinn No runs no hits no errorsj none left grounded out Reese to Robinson McQuinn bounced out Jorgensen to Robin son Stanky threwout Johnson No runs no hits no errors one left THIRD INNING DODGERS Branca grounded out McQuinn to Shea who cov ered first Johnson threw oul Stanky on a high bouncing bal down the 3rd base line Robinson walked for the 2nd time Shea missing the plate with his curve balls Shea twice tried to pick Robinson off first and then Rob inson went to 2nd on a balk as Shea dropped the ball as he was all set to pitch Reiser flied to Henrich just inside the right field foul line No runs no hits no errors one left struck out swinging Rizzuto filed deep to Hermanski Shea struck out No runs no hits no errors none left FOURTH INNING singled off McQuinns glove for his 2nd hil and the 2nd off Shea Hermanski lined to Johnson who threw to McQuinn to double Walker off first Edwards flied to DiMaggio No runs one hit no errors none left YANKEES Stirnweiss was called out on strikes It was Bran cas 4th strikeout Henrich flied to Reiser Berra struck out No runs no hits no errors none left FIFTH INNING DODGERS Jorgensen hitting the first ball pitched flied to Lin dell Reese grounded out Shea to McQuinn Branca struck out No runs 110 hits no errors none left YANKEES got the first hit for the Yankees a sharp ground ball on which Reese made a spectacular stop but could not recover his balance to get the throw to first in time McQuinn walked on 4 straight pitches Di Maggio going to 2nd Johnson was hit on the wrist by a pitched ball filling the bases Clyde Sukeforth one of the Dodger coaches went out to the mound to confer with Branca Lindell doubled into the left field corner DiMaggio and McQuinn scoring Johnson hold ing up at 3rd Rizzuto walked filling the bases After pitching 2 balls to Bobby Brown who batted for Shea Branca was tak en out and replaced by Hank Behrman Brown walked forcing Johnson home with the 3rd Yankee run Stirnweiss forced Lindell at the plate Robinson to Edwards Henrich singled to left scoring Rizzuto and Brown Stirn weiss stopping at 2nd Berra flied to Walker the runners holding their bases DiMaggio flied deep to Hermanski Five runs 3 hits no errors 2 left SIXTH INNING Page went in to pitch for the Yankees Stanky singled to center Robinson forced Stanky at 2nd Rizzuto to Stirn weiss Reiser beat out a grounder down the first base line for a hit McQuinn missing an attempted tag The Yankees protested Um pire Pinellis decision claiming that Reiser to avoid the tag had run out of the base line Robin son went to 2nd Walker flied to Henrich the runners holding their bases Furillo battedfor Herman ski and singled to center Robin son scoring and Reiser going to 3rd Edwards forced Furillo Rizzuto to Stirnweiss One run 3 hits ho errors Z left YANKEES Furillo went to center field and Reiser switched to left McQuinn fouled to Ed wards Johnson lined to Reiser Lindell grounded out Behrman to Robinson No runs no hits no errors none left SEVENTH INNING DODGERS Lavagetto batted for Jorgensen and popped to Stirnweiss Reese singled to right and stole 2nd as Miksis who bat ted for Behrman struck out He then scored all the way from 2nd on a wild pitch The ball got through Berra and rolled to the backstop Stanky grounded out Page to McQuinn One run one hit no errors none left went to 3rd base and Hugh Casey went in to pitch for the Dodgers Riz zuto singled to left Page grounded out Stanfcy to Robinson Rizzuto going to 2nd It was not a sacri fice Stirnweiss grounded Reese to Robinson Rizzuto going to 3rd Stanky threw out Henridh No runs one hit no errors one left EIGHTH INNING flied to Lindell Reiser grounded out Mc Quinn to Page who covered first Walker grounded out Stirnweiss to McQuinn No runs no hits no errors none left YANKEES Furillo carne in fast to make a nice running catch of Berras fly behind 2nd base DiMaggio flied deep to Furillo who raced back almost to the 415 foot sign in leftcenter to make the catch After throwing 2 balls Casey struck out McQuinn with the next 3 pitches No rifis no hits no errors none left NINTH INNING DODGERS Furillo walked Edwards flied to Henrich Lava getto struck out Berra dropped strike but tagged him out Reese grounded out Page to Mc Quinn No runs no hits no errors one left American Temperance Society Blasts Halsey for Remark on Drinking Washington Ameri can Temperance society Tuesday joined the Methodist board of emperance in criticizing Adm William F Bull Halseys remark ihat as a general rule I never trust a fighting man who doesnt drink or smoke Mrs Grace C Howard repre sentative of the society said manya soldiers life hasbeen wrecked because he learned to drink in this past war AP Wirephoto STANKY FLIES Stanky star 2nd baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers flies out to ceiiterfield as the first batter up in the 1947 World Series which opened at Yankee stadium Tuesday afternoon Behind the plate is Catcher Yogi Berra of the Yanks and Umpire Bill McGowan Though Stanky went down the Dodgers scored a run in the first frame Pete Keiserwas safe on a fielders choice when Jackie Robinson was forced out after reaching base on a walk Dixie Walker drove Reiser home SULLIVAN STICKS TO DEMO POST Reconsiders Resignation at Trumans Request Washington IF Gael Sullivan President has agreed to stay oftas executive director of the democratic national committee after Robert E Hanhegan resigns as chairman Oct 29 Sullivan made the announce ment after conferring with the president at the white house He had announced last Saturday that lie would resign his post when Hannegans resignation as chair man took effect The president asked me to re consider because he needed young men and wanted me to stay Sul livan said The president also told him he added that he believes McGrath and Sullivan will make a great team They Like Then Smokes Concord N H UR New Hampshire residents smoke more cigarets per capita than those of any other average of 3314 each per year LOOK Rocky Graziano Barred by Illinois Commission See page 11 Senator Wilson Says Stassen Tops in Iowa See page 2 Surplus Buildings Acid 3300 to Iowa Colleges See page 5 aeneral Says Japs Learning Democracy See page 6 Nude and Mutilated Body ot Woman Is Found In Davenport Davenport Chief Reed Phillips said Tuesday thatthe attooed woman whose nude and mutilated body was found in a city park here Tuesday morning had been identified as Mrs Margaret Treese 34 formerly of Cumberland Va and Grand Island Nebr Chief Phillips said identification was made by Clarence Sanders iZ who came to the police station and said the woman a war widow lad been sharing a hotel room with him Phillips quoted Sanders as saying he last saw Mrs Treese early Monday evening when she left the hotel to go to a tavern Sanders said the womans husband Donald was killed in the war and that she came to Davenport last May from irand Island Sanders was detained for further questioning Phillips said the woman had Ken struck on the head stabbed 0 times in the chest and appar ently run over by an automobile le described the slaying as one of he most brutal in the citys his tory Her body was tattooed with names a social security number and patterns The scene of the slaying was the outhwest corner of the park en trance hidden from the roadway by a group of evergreen trees However the victims body was found about 5 feet south of the trees in full view of traffic travel ing on the highway running from the causeway to the island Police Chief Reed Phillips and Detective Captain Harold A Thordsen who took charge of the case said it appeared that after the woman had been severely beaten and stabbed the slayer tossed her body in front of an automobile and then drove the machine over it Iowa Sets Up 5 Point Program to Reduce Traffic Fatalities Kahl Promises More Enforcement by State Highway Patrolmen Des Moines 5point pro gramofeducationandenforce mentto cut down the bloody toll of traffic fatalities Oil Iowa high way by at least 15 per cent will be launched Oct 1 Alfred W Kahl said Tuesday As one point of the program the commissioner of public safety promised concentrated and more comprehensive enforcementby the Iowa highway patrol He said this would be possible because of the increased strength of the pa trol Other points of the departments program to reduce traffic deaths were safety promotion through a more complete public information program development of driver improvement programs in the state assistance in development of driver training courses and en couragement of public supported groups in interests of public safe ty A number of allnight cruiser cars will be put on the highways for criminal apprehension includ ing that of the latehour drunken driver Kahl said referring to the enforcement feature Caravaning of trucks and failure to dim lights willbe given strict attention Kahl said the full force of the program might not be evident un til all the new patrolmen are pro vided cars which should he about Nov 1 Warning tickets and faulty equipment tickets will be given freely by the highway patrol in an effort to correct the minor viola tion habits of some drivers and to remind others that their vehicles may not be in safe driving condi tion Kahlsaid As part of developing the driv er improvement program Kahl said that the warning tickets or memorandums would be kept as part of the individual motorists record When these records reveal a poor driver the commissioner added he will be personally con tacted by a member of the pub lic safety department for assist ance and instruction After this contact if the driver persists in violating laws or caus ing accidents a hearing will be held to determine his fitness to drive under existing laws Kahl explained Kahl said that every county in the state should have an active safety council or group and each city and town should have supple mentary councils devoted to the same safety causes The new safety responsibility law becomes effective the same day Oct 1 and Kahl said it was hoped this law will arouse the feeling of driver responsibility in every motorist That will give us the solid base from which to fight the rising traffic death toll he asserted Kahl said that as more complete statistics are developed in the safety department the public will be repeatedly informed of the causes of Iowa accidents through the press and radio Safety educa tion and safety contests in towns and counties will be encouraged he said Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy Tues day and somewhat warmer with occasional light rain Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon Some clearing Wednesday after noon Low tonight near 40 High Wednesday near 60 Iowa Cloudy and somewhat warmer Tuesday night with oc casional light rain north and west portions Wednesday clear ing south and west and light rain northeast portion Warmer Wednesday Low Tuesday night 45 southwest to 40 northeast High Wednesday 70 southwest to 60 northeast Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 5 de grees above normal The nor mal Iowa high is 67 north and 72 south Normal Iowa low is 44 north 48 south Rainfall light iess than onetenth inch occurring Tuesday night and Wednesday Rising temper atures Wednesday and Thurs day Cooler Saturday Becom ing slowly wanner Sunday Minnesota Occasional rain with slowly rising temperatures Tues day night Wednesday partly cloudy and warmer with occa sional light rains extreme east portion before noon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 52 Minimum 33 At 8 a m Tuesday 38 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 60 32 Snow and Sleet Falls in Northwest Iowa Des Moines Snow and sleet fell in Iowa early Tuesday At Spirit Lake there was snow on the rooftops at dawn and at Spencer 03 of an inch of mois ture fell in the form of sleet The snow at Spirit Lake melted rapidly and the downfall changed to a slow rain after daylight came Meanwhile smoke rose from countless Iowa chimneys as a wave of damp chilly air over hungthe state The low Iowa temperature early Tuesday was 33 at Charles City and Waterloo Mondays high was 68 at Cedar Rapids Moisture reports include 16 of an inch at Alta and Cherokee The weather bureau said lowans could look forward to warmer weather however The 5day out look is for temperatures averag ing 5 degrees above normal Eric Johnston Cited Washington Secre tary Kenneth C Royall has pre sented the medal for merit to Eric A Johnston president of the Mo tion Picture Association of Amer ica for exceptionally meritorious work in labormanagement rela tions during the war LIVESTOCK AND WHEAT PRICES HIT NEW PEAKS Record 1947 High Is Paid for 2 Steers on Chicago Exchange By UNITED PRESS Wheat and livestock prices climbed to record levels on Chi cago exchanges Tuesday The rise in livestock prices at Chicago was not as spectacular as that in wheat but a new 1947 high of a hundredweight was paid for 2 1200pound steers at Chica go 10 cents higher than Mondays top December wheat rose to a bushel March to May to and July to shortly after the opening of the Chicago board of trade They were the highest prices on record at the Chicago board for wheat for de livery in those months Traders apparently believed that the demand for wheat for export would keep prices high Corn and oats rose and soybeans were up the 8cent limit at the opening on the Chicago board whose directors voted Monday to increase margin requirements 5 cents a bushel for each 10cent increase in the price of grains Cedar Valley Times Resumes Publication Vinton Cedar Valley Times resumed daily publication Tuesday after missing 2 issues be cause its 10 nonunion printers re mained away from work in a wage dispute M P Kruse editor said the paper granted the 10 per cent wage boost the printers asked The printers gone since last Satur day returned to work Tuesday Iowa Farmer Killed When Struck by Auto Sioux City T Te neyck 63 route 1 Sioux City a farmer was killed instantly Mon day night on highway 75 near 41st street when he was struck by a car driven police said by William B Bates 32 George Iowa Officers said Teneycfc was crossing the highway when the accident occurred Dr R W Perkins Woodbury county coroner said the victim suffered fractures of the skull and both legs The coroner stated no inquest will be held Mr Bates was not held Mr Teneyck was born April 27 1884 at Sac City Iowa He had been a resident of Sioux City 20 years Before coming here he had lived 20 years at Lincoln Nebr SAME Black muni deilh In put U houn Only onetenth of the popula tion of Sinkiang Province China is Chinese the remainder of the people being of ancient Persian stock Adler Marks 75th Birthday in Davenport Davenport ff P Adler publisher of the Davenport Times and president of the Lee group of midwestern daily newspapers marked his 75th birthday Tues day One of the deans of Iowa jour nalism Adler has been in news paper work since beginning as a printers devil at a week in Ottumwa 62 years ago He came to Davenport in 1899 as business manager of the Times after occupying a similar post on the Ottumwa Courier and a few years later became publisher of the Times Adler continues to arrive at his desk at a m daily after a mileandahalf walk from his home The birthday anniversary is being celebrated with Z parties One was held Monday night for employes of the Davenport Times and the Davenport Democrat also a Lee paper Another will be given Tuesday night for executives of all the Lee papers In addition to the Davenport papers these include the Ottumwa Courier Muscatine Journal Han nibal Mo Courier Post La Crosse Wis Tribune Wisconsin State Journal at Madison Mason City Globe Gazette Lincoln Nebr Star and Kewanee 111 StarCourier of which his son Philip is publisher Adler is a former vice president of the Associated Press and a for mer president of the Inland Daily Press association Girl 17 Fools Iowa Law Authorities by Wearing Boys Clothing Atlantic Marry field 17 who successfully hood winked authorities for nearly a month into believing she was a boy Monday gave up the given name of John by which she had been listed on juvenile court rec ords here Marjorieand a 12yearold Au dubon boy were taken into custo dy Sept 3 at Audubon in connec tion with the Labor Day robbery of an Atlantic tavern The 2 were selling cigarets at a carton in Audubon Clad in boys clothing and wearing a semibutch haircut Marjorie easily passed herself off as John Marryfield to local au thorities It wasnt until authorities got word from Boston her home that authorities learned they bad been fooled District Judge R Kent Martin has continued the cases against the pair Iowa Youth Killed in Auto Accident Sac City Westrom 18 of Lake View was killed in an auto accident near Wall lake early Tuesday Deputy Sheriff J W Cafferty said the accident apparently oc curred as follows Westrom andhis girl had gone to a dance and he took her home about 2 a m A short time later his car left the highway about a mile and a half north of Wall lake and rolled down a high grade overturning several times Westrom was crushed beneath the machine His body was found at 7 a m Tuesday He was a graduate of Lake View high school and the son of Lester Westrom of Lake View Cuban Navy Captures 2 Ships of Revolutionary Shock Troops Havana Cuba Cuban navy Tuesday herded toward port 2 transports loaded with 800 revolutionary shock troops who had set out to storm the ancient walls of thedominican republics capital city with bazookas grenades and machineguns The ships both LCIs landingcraft infantry were captured off AnUlla 500 miles southeast of Havana Tuesday The government said they were being brought into the ports of Antilla and Nuevitas under the guns of the navy The original plan was for bombers and fighter planes to clear the defenses of Dominicas capital Ciudad Trijillo Santo before the landing force went in to overthrow the 17yearold dictatorship of Gen eralissimo Rafael L Trujillo Mo lina But the Cuban army and navy started breaking up the plot and seized 11 planes the revolution arieshad readyThe expedition ary force of 800 sailed last Friday in a last desperate attempt to salvage something from months of planning and the spending of millions of dollars Dday in Dominica was sup posed to have been at dawn Mon day Monday night Col Oscar Diaz who had spent months in vestigating the plot announced for the Cuban government that the men on board the 2 the El Maceo and El had surrendered and that the Dominican adventure had come to an abrupt end CALLS FOREIGN COMMITTEE TO CONFAB NOV 10 Senator Summons His Members After Request From President Truman Washington Van denberg said Tuesday that in the matter of emergency aid for Europe the immediate question is one of elemental hu man survival in a free society Vandenberg the recognized sen ate republican spokesman of for eign policy matters made that statement in announcing he lias called the senate foreign relations committee to meet Nov 10 in ac cordance with a request from President Truman Vandenberg is chairman of the group Noting Mr Trumans request that key senate and house com mittees explore western Europes urgent winter needs for food and fuel Vandenberg added This proposal is submitted separately from plans dealing with long range econmic recov ery on a selfhelp basis although they have factors in common Mr Truman ashed Monday that 4 congressional committees study a fund for European winter aid before he determines whether to summon a special ses sion of congress Explaining why he had not called his committee to meet un til Nov 10 Vandenberg said the state department will not be ready with concrete proposals un til November 1st He added that other essential reports including findings of con gressional committees visiting Europe and also the report of the Harriman commission will not be available until that time Secretary of Commerce Harri man is directing a study into the question of how much aid the United States can give Europe without injury to its own economy With Vandenbergs call for the senate foreign relations commit tee to meet 3 of the 4 committees Mr Truman asked to study Eur opean aid have now been sum moned to convene in early Novem ber The others are senate appro priations and house foreign af fairs The 4th committee is house ap propriations Rep Taber RN chairman of it is now in Eur ope and is not expected back until late next month Since his return from visiting Brazil President Truman has giv en most of his time to the ques tion of aid for Europe and made 2 major moves 1 Called for a campaign against waste of food in this country and appointed a committee to devise ways of increased saving 2 Asked the congressional com mittees to meet and study the mat ter of European aid On the presidents calling list for the day were Charles tuck man chairman of the citizens food group named to push food saving Leaders of both parties agree that submitting the proposal first to the foreign affairs and appro priations committees of the senate and house strikes them as the right approach Argentina and Canada Put on Security Body New York and Canada were elected by the United Nations assembly Friday to sit on the security council for 2 year terms but the contest for a 3rd seat was indecisive on the first ballot A last minute switch eliminated Czechoslovakia from the running and left the soviet Ukraine and India competing in a 2nd ballot runoff The 2nd ballot also was indeci sive when the Ukraine received 29 votes and India 24 Both were far short of the necessary 23rds majority The assembly then adjourned until later Tuesday when balloting was to be continued Earlier in the day Czechoslo vakia was reported to have had the support of both the United States and Russia as well as the 20 Latin American republics However Soviet Delegate Andrei A Gromyko was reported to have engineered a shift of the Latin Americans to the Ukraine Jan Masaryk Czechoslovak for eign minister had waged It persis tent behindthescenes campaign to keep his country off the coun cil where it would have been in the middle of the eastwest con flict In this spot previously Poland has been the consistent voting partner of Russia The tenure of Poland and 2 others on the coun cil expires Dea 31 ;