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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 21, 1948, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NfWSfAMt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS VOL LV Associated Press and United Full Wires HOME EDITION uuiir Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 21 1948 This Paper Consists of Two One No NAVY SENDS BIKINI VET TO BOTTOMSmoke and flame pour from superstructure of the destroyer Hughes a radioactive Bikini veteran as the navy sent it to the bottom with rockets and bombs 140 miles off the California coast One hundred planes manned by naval reserve pilots did the job The action took place Sunday Geneva Boy Korean Army Units Close In on Insurgents in Mountains M on Active Polio List Iowa City death and the addition of 1 patient to the active poliomyelitis list left 11 fuch cases at University hospital Thursday John Stafford 31 Atalissa died Wednesday He had been ad mitted Sunday New on the active list is Rich Qnu oununuu win UK ard Rausenbergers 7 Geneva who retaken by the government he nrtmittpH TTic rnn Rairl was admitted Tuesday dition is good Three other patients were taken off the active list awaiting re lease They are Roger Etnier 1J Sheffield La Vera Curry 24 Waverly and Deborah Sparks 2 Kensett t Record of Miss Safety Tarnished Chicago perfect ac cidentfree record of 11 year old Cornelia Ward who was named Little Miss Safety by the na tional safety council was slightly tarnished Thursday Cornelia was shaken up when her taxicab locked fenders with another cab as she traveled to the city hall to meet Mayor Martin Kennelly Wednesday The council chose Cornelia as the nations safest little girl on the basis of the safety record of her home town Sherman Conn Council records showed that Connecticut had the best traffic safety record and Sherman in turn was the safest city in the state Cornelia also falls in the safest age group 5 to 14 years She was 10 minutes late for the appointment with the mayor Gillette Appeals for UN Support Siblcy M Gfllette democratic candidate for U S senator appealed Wednesday night lor full support of the United Na tions Gillette spoke to a group of ichool teachers He discussed or ganization of the UN assembly and our future prospects for peace DPS EMBARK Bremcrhaven Germany The TJ S army transport General Black sailed for New York Thurs day with 813 immigrants of 11 na tions They vvill be the first dis placed persons admitted to the U S under a recent congressional act Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Thursday night and Friday with no decided change in temperature Low Thursday night 28 to 34 High Friday 68 to 72 Iowa Fair Thursday night and Friday Cooler Thursday night Low 3035 Minnesota Generally fair Thurs day night and Friday Warmer northwest Thursday night and cooler northwest Friday IN MASON CITY His con said The cabinet of President Syng man Rhee in a 4 hour session lifted martial law in all of the republic except northern and southern CholJa provinces A U Soffer teriel was rejected by the cabinet the government source said on the grounds the situation is under con fer 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 68 Minimum 31 At 8 a m Thursday 36 YEAR AGO Maximum 86 Minimum 50 Seoul army units closed in on insurgents in the southern mountains Thursday night and a high source predicted a quick end to the revolt Within 48 hours the government source predicted 1300 rebels in the mountains will be captured And in 4 days or less the cities of Yosu southern springboard of the insurrection and Sunchon will be trol Loyal troops sealed off the reb els on the southern end of the peninsula by quick action Army units moved on the insurgents from 4 directions and blocked es cape by sea from the harbor of Yosu Legion Asks Vet Pensions 2 Resolutions Adopted at Meet Miami Fla American Legion Thursday adopted 2 reso lutions calling for pensions for all honorably discharged veterans of World wars I and II One asked congress to enact legislation that would provide a a month payment to veterans of both wars when they reach the age of 55 and a a month pay ment when the veteran reaches 65 years of age The 2nd which had twice been defeated at previous national con ventions would provide pensions to all World war I veterans and their widows and children on the same basis now provided for Span ishAmerican war veterans and their widows and children The overall pension plan as adopted at the finsl session of the 30th national convention would include all veterans who served 90 days or more with the armed services and would be paid irre spective of any other income re ceived The resolution was intro duced by the Illinois department The other rejected in conven tions at San Francisco and New York also had been turned down by the rehabilitation committee at this convention Its main propon ents were the Illinois New York and Pennsylvania departments and its principal opposition came from the California delegation SUI Graduate Student Hangs Self in Room Iowa City 22 year old graduate of the University ol Iowa hanged himself in his off thecampus room Acting Coroner George Callahan reported Wed nesday night Callahan identified him as Rob ert Thomas Elliott of Geneva Ohio He was an art student Elliott was found Wednesday night by his landlady Callahan Investigate Death of Key Spy Witness Washington UR Authorities Thursday were investigating the justice department death plunge of a key witness in the Hiss Chambers congressional hearing A preliminary report was ex pected later in the day on the 53 a r wiuvin ami in 03 a in on the staff of the departments solicitor general Smiths body was found Wednes day afternoon at the base of a cir cular staircase near the Penn sylvania avenue entrance to the justice department building Of fice workers reported that he had been pacing the corridor in front of i i i ujr lauuiauy weather statistics said no reason for the suicide had ascertained FIND FAULTY CARS DCS Moines state high way patrol reported Thursday that 1571 vehicles were found to have faulty lights or brakes in a state wide check of vehicles Wednesday night the plunge Solicitor General Phil ip B Pearlman said that in recent days Smith dent Smith was called before a house unAmerican activities subcom mittee on Aug 24 after he was re vealed to have notarized a docu ment transferring the title of a Big 3 Hold Conference on Berlin Anticipate Soviet Veto of Compromise Settlement Proposal Paris western big 3 anticipating a soviet veto of a com promise proposal for settlement of the Berlin crisis Thursday night started a round of llthhour con ferences to agree on strategy Western sources said delegates of the big 3 were meeting to ex amine again the proposed draft resolution on Berlin But the Americans British and French while not abandoning hope for an eventual settlement outside the United expected a soviet veto Friday if the issue goes to a vote in the security council Private Call At about the same time the western representatives were as sembling at the French foreign of fice Andrei Vishinisky was mak ing another of his private calls on Juan A Bramuglia acting chair man of the security council and leader of conciliation efforts Dr Philip Jessup of the United States Sir Alexander Cadogan of Britain and Alexandre Parodi of France met at the foreign office Still hopes If Vishinsky vetoes the proposal in the security council the west still hoped the Russians might agree to some formula for resum ing 4power talks outside the UN after the council finishes with the issue The United States Britain and France willing to withdraw their charge that Russia threatens world peace if the soviet blockade of the German capital is lifted accepted the compromise proposal which would call for new 4power talks on the Berlin currency and Ger man peace treaty problems after Russia lifts the blockade S Delegate John Foster Dulles simul taneously pledged the U S to re newed cooperation with the Sov iet union Attend Rites for Beckman Archbishop Died Sunday in Chicago Dubuque church his office fornearly the Plunge Solirilnr Plcsent nre Thursday 1929 Ford from Alger Hiss to one William Rosen He identified his signature and said he and Hiss worked in the same office at the justice department in 1936 when the transfer occurred funeral services for the Most Rev Francis J L Beckman retiree ii archbishop of Dubuque Archbishop Beckman died Sun day in Chicago The pontifical requiem mas was celebrated by the Most Rev George J Gehring auxiliary bishop of Cincinnati at the ser vices in St Raphaels cathedral 5YearOld Boy Hurt Fatally in CarTruck Crash Burlineton 5yearold boy was injured fatally and 3 T iieve other members of the same family RTalPn Hayes Davenport hurt in an autotruck collision I vJohV Crossc The Most Rev Henry P Rohlman archbishop of Dubuque presided The sermon was by the Most Rev Edward A Fitzgerald auxiliar bishop of Dubuque Those atending included arch bishops Moses E Kiley of Mil waukee Joseph E Ritter of SI Louis and Gerald T Bergan of Omaha along with bishops John J Boylan Rockford 111 Leo Binz Winona Minn William P OConnor Madison Wis William T Mulloy Covington Ky Wil liam T McCarthy Rapid City S D John F OHara Buffalo N Y Edward F Hoban Cleve 39 Killed in Airliner Wreck in Scotland Passengers Hurt as Train Jumps Track Garden City Kas fcp The Santa Fes eastbound California limited was wrecked near here Thursday Seven injured passen gers were brought to Garden City Railroad officials here had no report on the total number of pas sengers injured in the wreck which occurred 6 miles east small town of of here near the Mansfield Passengers still were being tak en from the train several hours after the derailment which shot 12 of the trams 14 cars from the diesel engine and the last 2 cars stayed on the rails The train was enroute from Los Angeles to Chicago here Wednesday Dead was Robert Edson Schin dall son of Mr and Mrs LaVerne Schindall of Burlington The in jured were Mrs Schindall and 2 other children riding in the Schin dall car at the time of the acci dent Authorities had not determined whether the accident occurred within the city limits Burlington has a string of 675 days without a fatal automobile accident I Wis Frank A Thill Salina Kas and Henry J Grimmclsmann Evansville Incl Omaha Woman Hit by Truck Is Dead Omaha Anna Zbylut 84 of South Omaha died in an Omaha hospital Thursday of in juries suffered Sept 29 when she was hit by a truck which failed to stop The accident occurred on highway 275 south of Council Bluffs Iowa Mrs Zbylut suffered a broken collar bone multiple leg fractures and a skull fracture She was taken to a Council Bluffs hospital and later transferred to Omaha Police said no trace of the driver has been found SAME DATE BlMk traffic M lm Announces Acceptance of UN Order Tel Aviv notified the United Nations Thursday of its acceptance of a cease fire order in the Negev and at the same time announced the capture of his toric Beersheba Biblical seat of Abraham and key base of South Palestine The seizure of Beersheba the southern limit of ancient Palestine and socalled capital of the Negev was regarded here as the biggest prize won by Israeli forces on the battlefield in 6 months of fighting Reliable sources reported a mass flight of Egyptian forces from the area south of Jerusalem The fall of Beersheba Jewish victories north threatened them with isolation Acceptance of the UN security councils order to stop fighting was communicated to Warren Austin council chairman through the UN mission here RETAILERS MEET Des Moines IP Some 5000 Iowa retailers were guests here to 98 Des Moines manufacturers and other business iirms for the first fall fellowship day since the war after the of Gaza complete FEEL STRONG QUAKE Managua N i c a r a g ua strong earthquake was felt here late Thursday night It caused countrywide alarm but there have been no reports of damage or cas ualties up to noon Thursday Dewey Says America Learns There Can Be No Isolation By JACK BELT New York Thomas E Dewey says the United States has learned once and for all that there can be no isolation for Amer ica This has been taught to the American people the republican presidential candidate said Wed nesday night by the bitter sacri fice of 2 world wars and the anxi eties of a peace that is not peace Gov Dewey discussed the sub ject ofisolationism after hearing a democratic party leader speak ing for President Truman charge that a handful of isolationists in high places of the republican controlled 80th congress came dangerously close to sabotaging the European recovery effort Greatest Obstacle Senator J Howard McGrath democratic national chairman added that the continuing threat of isolationism is the greatest single obstacle to be overcome He said it hardly seems neces sary to remind you where the threat of isolationism lies and adHed that the whole world knows that a congress dominated by isolationists can sabotage the whole peace machinery Gov Dewey and McGrath ap peared as speakers at the New York Herald Tribunes 17th an nual forum Dewey spoke after McGrath had discussed the subject of foreign policy in the campaign World Power Dewey described the United States as the decisive world power and said it would act de cisively to make the free nations of the world more powerful than the forces making for war Todays despots are under no illusions about the value which free upon freedom he said They know that given a free choice no people anywhere will willingly submit to the icy tyranny of the total state McGrath told the forum audi ence that the following were the outstanding characteristics o Harry S Trumans conduct o foreign policy Patience a firm belief in the practical possibility of lasting peace x x x the steady building of confidence in our purpose and in sistence on firmness anc strength CARRYING THE GOP UiJ speech by Sen Edward Martin of Pennsylvania was this torchlight parade by republicans clown Federal and across State to the armory Part of the 10day GOP caravan which ended at Mason City Wednesday may also be seen in the parade Photo below shows Dick Elioff S Federal and Bob Mopneyham 1st N W with their extemporaneous addition to the otherwise GOP evening Martin Says Truman Tragic Blunder in White House Referring to Harry Truman as that tragic blunder in the white house Senator Edward Martin of Pennsylvania urged a straight re publican vote in the November election in speaking at a GOP rally held in the Mason City armory Wednesday night Among those present were a laige number of Iowa party lead ers who wound up a state GOP caravan here and held a dinner at the Hotel Hanford honoring Sen ator Martin A torchlight parade formed at the hotel and went to the armory for the address Among state of ficials present were Robert Lar son attorney general Chet B Akers auditor Harry Linn sec retary of agriculture and Carl Reed commerce commissioner Slate Senator Herman Knutson of Clear Lake who headed up the caravan introduced the state of ficials W H Nicholas state rep resentative and the various coun ty candidates were also introduc ed Also present were Edgar C Corry Jr DCS Moines party legal adviser and Charles Frederick of Mt Ayr who introduced the speaker Mrs E C Martin and daughter Cynthia played a piano duet Esther Walls accompanied by Mrs J E Walls sang Let Every Heart Sing Out Band music in the parade was by the Plymouth and Ventura high school bands Says Move Blunder The former Pennsylvania gov ernor called Trumans attempt to send a personal representative to plea for peace with Stalin a blunder without parallel in the history of foreign relations It revealed the presidents lack of understanding of the acute crisis in Europe and demonstrated his Jack of confidence in his own secretary of state George Mar shall who acted vigorously and forcefully to save America frdm Trumans folly he declared Martin also attacked what he termed secret agreements by the Truman administration for the appeasement of Stalin He said It was to appease Joe Stalin and Godless Russia that the iecret agreements were entered into at Teheran Yalta and Pots dam which gave Russia domina tion over Poland the Balkan states and eastern Germany Errors in diplomatic judgment which have proved costly included the dividing of Berlin into 4 sec tors without providing a corridor in and out of the city though it was completely surrounded by the Russian army the senator as serted As a result he said American taxpayers are paying the price while totalitarian tyranny is in control He assailed Trumans ac cusation that the red spy hearings were nothing but a red herring and said the statement was an in sult to every American who loves his country Martin found that Americas greatest need is for leadership and said it could be obtained by com plete republican victory 9 Americans Are Victims of Disaster 4Engine Craft Strikes Tension Line Near Airport Prestwick S c o tl a n d flaming Royal Dutch airlines KLM Constellation crashed in a cow pasture near here Thursday killing 39 of the 40 persons aboard Nine of the dead were Americans One person Willem Hendrik Phillippo a Dutch subject of New York City survived the crash He was reported gravely injured The huge 4engined plane en route from Amsterdam burst into flames after it struck a high ten sion wire while groping for fog shrouded Prestwick airport II crashed near Tarbolton a few miles outside of Prestwick Radios Tower The pilot radioed the control tower at the field I have hit something I am go ing on fire Attempting to climb Nothing more was heard from the plane Identification of the victims some burned beyond recognition had not been completed by mid morning Only 6 persons got out of the fiaming wreck alive and 3 of them died later of burns and other injuries Jump Out Two of the 40 persons aboard apparently jumped out seconds before the plane plunged into the pasture One body was found a mile froin the wreckage The Americans on the passenger list were identified by the Lock heed Corp manufacturers of the plane as follows Mary Badir New York City Henry Fimmie St Albans N Y Frederick Ludwig Rohrs New York City William Francis Gale New York City Rupert Wedemeyer San Fran cisco Emma Wedemeyer same ad dress James Rampas 1821 South 59th avenue Cicero 111 John Reichel Dubuque Iowa Plane Crew Parachutes to Safety DCS Moines crew members parachuted to safety from a twinengine army plane which crashed near the DCS Moines airport early Thursday The civil aeronautics admini stration at the airport received a radio report from the plane about 2 a m in which the pilot said he was out of gas The report was signed off with the words bail ing out The CAA said 4 crew members parachuted from the plane first The pilot then turned the plane away from the city and bailed out Switzer Blasts GOP Tax Program Clinton a me too label on his GOP opponent Carroll O Switzer democratic candidate for governor blasted the tax program set out by William S Beardsley republican guberna torial candidate before Clinton democrats at a rally here Wednes day night Switzer said that Beardsleys stand for a 100 per cent income tax was brought about by a mis taken idea of what the Farm Bu reau wants done about state taxes more days to register at city hall to vote in general election Nor 2 Wallace Loses on Ballot Bid High Court Refuses to Reverse Ruling Washington The supreme court Thursday refused to order Illinois to give Henry Wallaces progressive party a place on the Nov 2 election ballot Chief Justice Vinson announced the courts 6 to 3 ruling in the case A brief unsigned opinion was handed down by the chief justice on behalf of himself and the 5 other majority judges Justice Douglas wrote a dissent in which Justices Black and Murphy con curred The Wallace party asked the high tribunal to strike down as unconstitutional a 1935 election statute which had barred Wallace and other progressives from the Illinois ballot The party also asked an injunc tion requiring Illinois election of ficials to put the Wallace party candidates on the ballot The party was barred from the SgPpt when the election officials ijpaid it had not complied with the that nominating petitions must include at least 200 names from each oit at least 50of the KtycouuUet ;