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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, February 19, 1954
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. If, Cttf GI*kw-OM«tt«, MM*. CHy, la Hold Trucker as Key in Corn Thefts r MOUNT AYR (UP) _ Leroy While Jr., 32, Carrollton, Mo., Ne gro truck driver, was held Friday ' on a charge of larceny after admit ting the theft pf 1,550 bushels of ^government-owned corn. ' Chief H\ W. Nebergall of the State Bureau of Criminal Inves'li gation at DCS Moines said White's arrest "cleans up nearly all" the . government corn thefts in Iowa. White, arrested at Carrollton was charged late Thursday with the theft of 270 bushels of corn from a site at Kellerton Feb. 8. He was held in county jail under ?5,000 bond. His arrest followed an investigation in which federal and state agents, Iowa and Missouri highway patrolmen and southern Iowa sheriffs co-operated. First break came in the case when Iowa patrolmen s t o p p e d White at Leon, as he headed for Missouri (he morning after the Kellerton theft, and questioned him about the corn he was hauling. White told them he bought the corn in Minnesota. , On checking authorities learned the corn was not bought in Minnesota. White was picked up at CarroUton this week and taken to Des, Moines where after lengthy questioning he admitted seven thefts at five bin sites in Iowa. Father of Soldier Admits He Was Victim of Hoax ,CAMDEN, N.J.'UrV-A five - day dream that his soldier son might still be alive was ended Friday for Walter Tartar, 64-year-old shipyard worker. Tartar conceded early Friday morning as he went to bed that he had been a victim of a vicious hoax. He had received a telegram last Saturday with the words AP Wlrcphoto CAN'T SEE HAPPINESS--The sensitive fingers of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ragsdale slide over the tiny form of their new baby daughter, Marianne, as they were handed the four-day-old infant to take home from a Long Beach, Calif. Hospital. While the Ragsdales both are blind, doctors say the girl has normal sight. 'Hello Pop. Will be home on Thursday. Dick." It was sent from New York city. His son, Pvt. Richard Tartar, 21, vas reported by the Army to have been killed in action in Korea 11 months ago. A sealed coffin and us personal papers arrived here last summer. With only a father's hope, Tartar waited up past midnight before sadly shaking his head and telling a group of reporters and photographers who kept the vigil with him: "I .won't be satisfied until the one who did it goes to jail." Three Justices to Seek Re-Election DES MOINES OR--The three incumbent Republican members of the Iowa Supreme Court whose terms expire this year announced Friday their candidacies for reelection. They are Justices Robert L. Larson, 55, Iowa City; John E. Mul- roncy, 58, Fort Dodge, and W. A. Smith, 83, Dubuque. Nominees are selected at the major parties' state judicial conventions next summer, following the June primary election. Introduce New Cattle Drug AMES (UP)--An Iowa State College expert Thursday introduced a hormone used successfully for the first time in a feed supplement for producing steers at less cost and 25 per cent faster than present feeds. Dr. W i s e Burroughs of the school's animal husbandry research staff called the drug the "greatest development in the cattle feeding industry in 40 years." The full name of the drug is "diefhylstilbestrol," w h i c h Burroughs said "is a well-known synthetic cstrogenic chemical manufactured commercially for 15 or 20 years." Attempts to use the drug in pellet form or other ways in cattle feeding have failed for one reason or another, he said. Three Iowa State experiments revealed to a special cattle feeders clay group Thursday disclosed for the first time that a "hormone has been successfully used in a supplement mix." Burroughs said the hormone feeding process is covered by a pending patent and feed manufacturers will be licensed to prepare the supplement for general sale. He hoped the supplement will be available to feeders in a "fesv months." H e ' s a i d t h e d r u g a t present can be obtained only with a prescription and warned against "farmer experimentation." The experiments which began last fall showed that stilbestrol fed as a supplement for cattle-fattening rations produced as much as 37 per cent gains on steers with 20 per cent less feed per pound of gain and at one-sixth less cost per pound of gain. AFL Group Refuses CIO '-No Raid' Pact MIAMI BEACH, Fla. UrV-T h e powerful Teamsters Union Thursday refused to sign a proposed AFL-CIO "no raiding" agreement which has been regarded as an initial step toward merging the :wo federations. Palmer Says Governor Race Remarks 'M/s/nferprefecT . . . . sg DES MOINES (IDPA)--Ernest* Palmer Jr., one of eight Republi cans seeking the nomination £01 governor, Friday said remarks he had made on the gubernatorial con test had been "misinterpreted." A the same time he also expressec the hope .that the crowded race would be narrowed down to. "two or three major candidates." --j_. -- ,,.,,,,. eign ministers have concluded 96 Monday of this week we quoted hours and 18 minutes of diplomatic Palmer as having told W. If. Nich- battling in their Berlin conference olas, another GOP candidate f o r -- a n d the winner depends on what governor, that: "I think Hoegh's happens in Geneva and in Paris (Atty. Gen. Leo Hoegh) candidacy this spring. definitely means now that the race The Asian peace conference is between him and me for the which the four ministers agreed to nomination." open in Geneva April 26 will de- The statement did not appeal to termine whether Korea will get Mr. Nicholas and was aired good naturedly at a GOP rally in Inde pendence by still another contend er, A. B. Chambers. Palmer wa. also in attendance at that meeting "Mr. Nicholas must have misin terpreted something I said t( him," Palmer said. "I don't be lieve that the race will be betweet the newest major entry into the campaign (Hoegh) and myself. Big Campaign 'This is especially true since the latest entry has never before been in a statewide campaign, while Mr. Nicholas, Mr. (W. S.) Lynes and Mr. Chambers have, as I have been, campaigning throughout the state since last summer." "1 do hope," Palmer said, "tha "Oh dear! I wonder what happened?" If you had come onto this tense scene, you, too, might have wondered what happened. And just as ike ivoinan spectator did, chances are you would have to get a newspaper to yet the whole story. Then, for the first time, you'd learn that the girl had fallen into the Potomac River and had clung to a rock for three hours b'e- f ore being rescued. ' Being on the spot is not much better than seeing a photo of. the action, or a headline about it, or hearing a brief announcement. All of these can whet your appetite for news, hut they cannot satisfy your hunger for the whole story--right away. · This goes for advertising; too. The brief message that hangs in the air ... or brief headlines here or there . . . may indeed have a momentary interest. But the newspaper ad carries the brass- tacks quality of the newspaper itself. Like a news item, the ad can be examined and re-examined. Can be read any time. Anywhere. Add to all this the fact that the newspaper reaches just about everybody in town, and you know why the newspaper is the nation's most effective advertising medium. The newspaper is always "first with the most" k fKfMrtd Irjr BUREAU OF ADVERTISING, Arncricin Newipaptr Publishers Association, - ia the Imttnstt of fuller mdersUndlng of newspapers by The Mason City Globe - Gazette the race will narrow itself down before the June 7 primary to. two or three major candidates, whom ever they may be, so the Republi can party has an opponent to star its campaign at the primary on June 7 rather than wait until after the state convention late in July. 1 The Democrat candidate thus would get a month's head start in the general election campaign. The Fort Madison state repre sentative had no recommendations to make as to what candidates might or should withdraw and indi cated that he would be in the contest to its completion. The reference to statewide campaign experience is true. Nicholas, Lynes, Chambers and Palmer have been touring the state for months. While Atty. Gen. Hoegh is just getting into his campaign, he did campaign for congressman in the fourth district in 1950. Real Veteran Of the eight candidates in the field, however, only Bill Nicholas has been through a statewide contest before. He was successful in a bid for lieutenant-governor and lost out in his 'bid for the nomina tion for governor two years ago. :· At the Independence rally, Chambers told his audience that the Palmer inference that there were only two candidates in the race was the second time that day such a thought had been passed along. Chambers .was driving into the city in his station wagon which carries a large sign "Chambers for Governor." A young man standing on a sidewalk spotted the read the sign, and yelled: car, "Hey! Herring's going to be the next-governor." Clyde Herring is the Democrats' only candidate for that office. State Reduces Use of Coffee DES MOINES W--State Board of Control institutions have reduced their use of coffee by one-third Miss L. Beata Reager, board di etician, says. Miss Reager, w h o r e t u r n e d Thursday after visiting 12 of the 14 institutions, reported that "I don' think I ever had better co-opera tion on any problem" although "coffee is pretty important to some of these people." The state is trying to combat ris ing coffee prices by using less of the beverage and more cocoa and lea. Miss Reager said that coffee now is served at only two meals instead of three at the Fort Madison State Penitentiary. And most of the institutions, which formerly served it twice a day, now serve it only once, she said. Another result of the change, she said, is this: With more cocoa being served, "their diet js going to be better because they're getting more milk." Lineman Killed By 'Dead' Wire D U B U Q U E Ml--An Interstate Power Company lineman was electrocuted Thursday afternoon when he took h o 1 d of a supposedly "dead" wire as he was helping transfer power lines in Dubuque. He was identified as Paul Waitc, about 25, of Dunlap, Iowa. His wife lives in Council Bluffs. AS IT SHOULD BE COLUMBUS, 0. (UP) -- Ohio State University students elect numerous queens but the one king elected lives ; in regal style, The lucky ,man , is t h e . Golddigger's King. .Women students elect, foot all his bills of a his honor, and pay the expenses for the men who take them to the dance. Two Big Questions Remain as Big Four Parleys Close BERLIN Big Four for- South Korea in Denunciation of Peace Conference SEOUL W--South Korea Friday angrily denounced the Big Four agreement to hold a Korean peace conference in Geneva and declared it "cannot give anyone a blank check" to write a treaty. The ROK government, in its first official reaction to the decision reached in Berlin, called it "fundamentally incompatible with the Korean armistice agreement." However, government spokesman Karl Hong Ki did not rule out eventual South Korean participation in a political conference on terms agreed to by the United States, Great Britain, France and Russia at Berlin Thursday, unification and a real peace, and whether fighting will end' in Indochina. ; The French National Assembly in Paris will determine .whether the European army containing German divisions is to be created-a project Russia fought to the bitter end in the Berlin conference and which still is the keystone of America's plans for the defense of Europe. Those were outstanding among the issues at the heart of the grinding arguments which John Foster Dulles of the Unjted States, Anthony Eden of Great Britain, Georges Bidault of France and V. M. Molotov of the Soviet Union pursued for four weeks here. There were at least two other questions of critical importance: · 1. Is Russia ready to roll back the Iron Curtain, even a little? 2. -Are the Western powers readj to recognize and legalize Commu nism's hold over the Chinese main land--more than one-sixth of th earth? The Berlin conference at leas gave the answer to both of thos questions--a resounding "No." · The ministers held six secret scs sions and 21 that were fully pub licized. It was the first Big Fou foreign ministers conference in five years. Rocket Slams - * , . ' : V · " · ' ; . · ' " ' Into School 'CHICAGO US^--A conibnt rocket from a jet plane parked at O'Haro F i e l d discharged accidentally Thursday and soared a mile and a half into a school building in suburban DCS Plaines. The rocket struck Ihe foundation of St. Patrick's Academy at Toiihy Avenue and Mannheim road. Windows were shattered by the explosion but no one was injured. Lt. Frederick Lucleking, public information officer at the field, said the rocket apparently was defective. He said it m a y have been discharged by static electricity or stray voltage from a radar transmitter. Ludeking said no one was near the aircraft, which had just parked after landing. The academy is a girls' high school with some 400 students^ novitiates and teachers, all of whom were in the building when Iho rocket struck. HoweVer, no one was in (lie classrooms on the east side o£ the first floor where the missile hit. An Air Force board of inquiry after visiting the academy estimated damage at about $1,000. Top Security Near H-Bomb Testing Site PEARL HARBOR W -- Tough iittle destroyer escorts today patrol the Pacific west of the H-bomb proving grounds on a 24-hour alert. They watch the skies and plumb he ocean depth with electronic eyes, alert for any strango submarines or--in the words of an officer--any sneak attempt by hostile parties "to set up shop" on deserted islands. Air patrols sweep the skies from rie Marshalls to Japan all the ;ime, but now with hints of im pending H-bomb tests, at Eniwetok a strengthened force of long : range planes based at Kwajalein main tains special patrols. Everyone in the Pacific is tight lipped about the test which soon may explode the world's most awe some weapon. You hear this from ;op officers on down: "I don't know anything about it and I don' want to." The air lanes around Emwetok are so strictly regulated that no civilian planes are allowed anc :he only military planes going there are those specifically ordered. Iowa Sales Tax Collections Up DES MOINES (UP)--Iowa salei tax collections reached $13,125, 926 in the last quarter of 1953---or $99,573 more than in the same period.of 1952,.the Iowa Tax Com mission said Friday. The tax on retail food sales led the way at $3,514,225, taxes on general merchandise were next a 53,374,450, lumber ,and material: $1,671,812 and motor vehicles $1, 129,923. Use tax collections also increased to ?2,520,379 in the last quarter of 1953--or $369,230 more than in the same period of 1952. The latest .otal included $1,340,712 in use :axes in new motor vehicles. Denies Romance With Margaret TRENTON, N.J. (M--Gov. Rob ert B.' Meyner laughed Friday at £. ·umor that some of his admirers iave match-making ideas involv ng him and Margaret Truman. "I've ; never met Miss Truman,' he handsome bachelor governor laid. "But, she surely sings pret y." The match-making rumor came up during an interview on Mey ner's first month in office. He be came New Jersey's first Democratic governor in 10 years Jan 9. Meyner, 45, said he is not a con irmed bachelor. Big Red Letter Day for Beasley SPRINGFIELD, Mo. W) -- Fred Beasley Sr., has three good reasons or visiting the maternity ward at Burge-Hospital. He became a father and twice a grandfather, all within 24 hours. First, a son was born to his son nd daughter-in-law, Mr. ^id Mrs. Bill Beasley, , s , Then, his, 33-year-old wife gave birth to a boy. And finally, the stork brought a jirl for his daughter and son-in- aw, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Brown. --AP Wlrcpholo TO NEBRASKA?--Dr. Samuel Stevens, President of Grinnell College, will b« interviewed Saturday at Omsha for the post of chancellor of the University of Nebraska. He it 52. More Jobless Pay Is Urged WASHINGTON (^-Secretary o Labor Mitchell said Friday he has written all governors-urging that the effectiveness of their state un employment insurance systems be strengthened. ; · He asked that the stales provide 26 weeks of benefit payments uni formly. Mitchell noted that the Federa. Advisory Council on Employment Security has recommended that in each state the maximum weekly benefit should at least equal 60 to 67 per cent of the state's average weekly wage. He said President Eisenhower had pointed out too m a n y insurance claimants now gel less than 50 per cent of their regular wages. Rocco C. Siciliano, assistant sec retary of labor urged the various states to re-examine their laws with regard to benefits and duration of payments, and also to give new attention to extending coverage to state and local government employes. $112,000 School Bonds Approved THORNTON--Voters at a special election here Thursday approved a 3112,000 bond issue for building and furnishing an addition to the present school. The vote was 308 in favor of the proposition and 21 opposed. There were six spoiled ballots. Thornton has a population of 400. On the Radio Beam FRIDAY NIGHT NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS ;BS--«:« Edward R. Murrnwi 7:00 Mr K e e n i 7:39 Arthur Godfrey -nirentr *!3« T h a . C s Bfchf «:0fl Capitol Cloakroom i «:30 Robert Trout. MBS--7:M SUrlI»M Thealeri 7:M Tike a Number; 8:00 Sport* "Tenj" g.j^ Newireel; 8:30 Hare * Hearli fl:(M) Frank Edwardii »;]S Put II To Pali 0:30 Deem* Taylor Concert. NBC--7:00 Dinah Shorei 7:15 S»nr with Slmlraj 7:30 Bob Hope; «:(H) Harrli Fayn : g : so . Swayie Newsi 'd:u J l M M C l i » ( : G l » i i ! ' ' l : M Fibber MeGee and Molly! I:U Can Ton Too Thill »:30 Listen t o Wa«hln f l4n. ; ' " · ABC--7:00 Three-cityBrllMj 7:1.1 K a m m y Xay*j 7:30 Hollywood Slarwayt 7;|5 M i k e - M a l l o j r i »:00 Oiile and Mar- rlet; 8:3* HoraiU H«nk[«w«r( i:W 'at- Everywhere You Go THERE'S RADIO ! K G L O Dial 1300 SOW1 W * H * KGLO-PM . . . 2:45 to 10:15 P.M. F rid ay Highlights Junior College . (:700 p. m.) M. C. Radio and Lyons Laundry bring you Ken Kcw and Bob Ericson with the semifinal round of the Junior College State Tournament with M.C.J.C. meeting Emmctsburg. Girls' District , (8:30 p. m.) Hear the Girls' District Tournament finals with Mcservey pitted against Williams and Bud Suter reporting the play- by-play. Exclusive (10:15 p. m.) Hear the exclusive Blossoms of Love Scatter Pins offer on "Family Skeleton" brought to you by Manhattan Soap. Saturday Highlights Tommy Sings . . . (7:00 a. m.) Enjoy a full quarter-hour of talkin 1 and singin' with Tommy Huffstettler each Saturday at this time. Garden Gate (8:45 a. m.) For helpful hints on gardening, tune "Garden Gate" with Sam Caldwcll for Ferry- Morse Seed Co, Young Widow (11:05 a. m.) A young widow tries her hand at the business world on "Theater Of Today" sponsored by Cream of Wheat. Easy-Going (2:00 p. m.) There's ninety minutes of easy-going listening for you when you join Doug Sherwin for a. "Saturday At the Lake." Friday P. M. Clear Lake Show W i z a r d of Oilds, Tonl Curt Ma«sey, Alka-Selfier Lowell Thomas. Kalier-Willji Newj, P.O. 4- R. (.MJnshall) Mason City Today. Tyler Rj-an Across Ihe Footlights, Cnol Sprinr Lcs Paul and Mary Ford Sports and Weather, Motorola TV Edward R. Mnrrow, Hamm's Beer M.C.J.C.-Emmetsburg, Lyons, ,M.C. Radio Me«ervej-L eland Sports Cnmera, Phillips "6H" News Roundup. Glohe-Gazelte Family Skeleton, Manhattan SoaB Sunshine Sue, Corn Products Benlah, General Foods News, CBS Danco Orchestra, CBS News, CBS Saturday A. M. \ MornlnK Houscr (Thompson) News (MlnihnlD Morning Tlou.ier (Thompson) Let's Go Vlsltlnf, Allied Mills .1...., Farm Reporter, State Brand 0:15 News. Mid-Continent 7:00 Tommy Huffntettlcr 7:15 Musical Clock 7:30 News, Cashway Lumber Co. 7:3!1 Bull'r-Topp Almanac 7:1.', Keep Time With Damon's BiinKUcTn 5KTM 8 V 'i "'"* Sl£ TM£ n «?,?Z'y. a ?TM *"" Mn I ol ! I3r I" ?»»««·' Osa»e Merchant* 9:30 Gnlcn Drake, CBS 0:00 Robert Q. Lewis, CBS ' " "· JO; 1(5 Robert Q. Lewis, Van Camp 0:SO Robert Q: Lewis. Mutual at Omaha Jackie Gloason News, Campana Thealer of Today, Cream of Whe»» Myalery Melody Farm Keaiure Saturday A.M. The Man_0n Ihe Street, Prltehard'i Musical Varieties News, North Iowa. Co-0p». IKcw) Employment Views ·. ' Left Pretend, CBS City Hospital; 'Carter Products Saturday at Ihe Lake Best on Wax Trunx Chapel of the Air, J, D. Jen .Tackle aieaaon Safety Tips ' 5:30 fi:00 fi:05 6:30 0:45 1:00 I :«.-, 1:30 1:45 2:05 2:15 2:30 2:45 1:00 1:30 3:00 .1:30 I:Sfl 4:4* 4:55 KSMN I DM Walt* , . , DJ.J 1 Far Th« Best in Daytime Listening ·IlldU. ta Mason City, an* AI(*ns

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