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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL HOME EDITION iniiir aft Associated United Press Fuli Lease Wirei Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 18 1950 This Paper Consists of Two No 241 American Troops Hold Attack on Entire Front HAMPTON AND MASON CITY GET is part of the crowd of 300 Franklin county businessmen and their wives feted by 35 of Mason Citys manufactur ers and wholesalers Monday night at the Hotel Coonley at Hampton Below is the speakers table From left to right are C F Weaver vice president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Mrs D M Beggs Hampton the Rev D M Beggs Hampton Mrs D L Saylor Hampton D L Saylor president of the Hampton Chamber of Com merce Col L A Day manager of the Standard Oil com Mason City Group Entertains Franklin County Businessmen GlobeGazette photos by Sorllen pany of Mason City Joe Liebendorfer mayor of Hamp ton Mrs Joe Liebendorfer Hampton Walter B Rae president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce George Mendon chairman of the good will trip committee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Mrs Stan Aagsen Hampton Stan Aagsen president of the Pvotary club at Hampton Mrs Herb Beckman Hamptpn and Herb Beckman city clerk who does not show on the pic ture By CARL WRIGHT Staff Representative Hampton Three hundred Franklin county businessmen and their wives were entertained at a dinner program and band con cert at Hampton Monday night by 35 Mason City manufacturers and wholesalers The expedition was one of a series of good will trips arranged by the good will trip committee of the Chamber of Commerce headed by George Mendon Mason Citys delegation was at the Hotel Coonley to greet their customers as they arrived for the 7 oclock dinner and an overflow crowd coffee cafes filled shop the and dining other room nearby Program Short A short program followed the dinner with Darrell L Saylor president of the Hampton Cham ber of Commerce presiding All arrangements for the dinner pro gram and j band concert were made by Ray J Emmerich secre jjary of the Hampton Chamber of commerce Mayor Joe Liebendorfer mayor of Hampton welcomed the hosts in a short talk saying We peo ple of Hampton have a warm feeling toward Mason City We have many interests in common and seem like one community I welcome the hosts of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce the wholesalers and suppliers and ex tend to you a sincere welcome and appreciation for this visit to night Col L A Day manager of the Standard Oil company of Mason City responded with the greet ings from Mason City in his gen ial way It is a pleasure for me to be here with this group from Mason City to let you know we appreciate the business from Hampton and outlying territory Introduced Firms Col Day introduced the indi vidual delegations of firms rep resented from Mason City and the guests from the towns from which they came Guests were there from Alexan Aredale Bradford Burdette Coulter Chapin Dumont Faulk ner Geneva Hampton Hansell Latimer Mescrvey Popejoy and Sheffield During the dinner Don Chris tiansen accordionist of Manly furnished the music W Earl Hall editor of the Mason City Globe Gazette led the community sing ing Tom Mitchell tenor sang God Bless America and A Little Bit of Heaven Kon Hagen accompa nied at the piano and also played during the dinner Invocation was by the Rev D M Beggs of Hampton Band Gives Concert Following the dinner the group adjourned to the Hampton park where the Mason City Municipal band played a concert under the direction of Carleton L Stewart The concert was attended by a large crowd of townspeople as well as the dinner guests Included in the concert numbers were a cornet solo Dark Eyes played by David Perdue the two vocal solos When Irish Eyes Are Smiling and Ah Sweet Mystery of Life by Tom Mitchell Other numbers by the band in cluded His Honor March Fill more Overture Rienzi Wag ner II Bacio waltz Arditi Perpetuum Mobile Strauss Faust operatic selection Gou nod Friml Favorites selection Friml Silver Moon from My Romberg Hu moresque Dvorak Caribbean Fantasy Morrissey and The Thunderer march Sousa The Mason City committee in charge of the good will trip in cluded L O Allen W J Hunter C H Koplen G M McCourt G E Mendon N J Moreland Carl Nichols F W Sinnott and W R Strong US Wont Bow Believed State Reply By EDWARD E BOMAR Washington of State Acheson has sent a reply to Indias prime minister Nehru on the Korean question In it he is reported to have said that no peace negotiations can start until the communist invaders withdraw Nehru and Stalin also have ex changed notes on Korea and Tass the soviet news agency has said they both agree that communist China must be admitted to the United Nations before any peace1 settlement can be made The state department said Tues day that Achesons reply to the Indian leaders peace move sent to Ambassador Loy Hender son in New Delhi Monday night Press Officer Lincoln White it would be published after word is received that Henderson has Says Truman Will Not Seek Tax Increase McCarthy Says Report Gives Reds GoSign By JAMES MARLOW Washington books seem just about closed on any further senate investigation into the charges of Senator McCarthy Wisconsin republican that the state department is loaded with communists A subcommittee of 5 3 democrats and two republicans been investigating the case ever since McCarthy 1st began startling the nation with his charges last February Monday the case came to a harsh and grinding halt when the 3 of Mary land Green of Rhode Island and McMahon of a report on what they found after 5 months Strong Language They condemned McCarthy in language that ranks with the fiercest senators have ever used against another senator They called him a liar They said his whole case was a hoax and a fraud McCarthy used some strong language too He said the major ity report was gigantic in its fraud and deep in its deceit a green light to the red 5th column in the United States The most loyal stooges of the kremhn could not have done a better job of giving a clean bill of health to Stalins 5th column McCarthy blasted The two republicans on the subcommittee were Lodge of Mas sachusetts and Hickenlooper of Iowa The latter said nothing in writing Lodge did He made a written report of his own But in his 15000 words on the McCarthy case he never once mentioned his fellowrepublican McCarthy by name He didnt mention the democrats either Probe Is Over But Lodge said the whole case was was too big for a senate sub committee to handle thoroughly This coupled with the report of the democrats adds up to one thing The senate investigation is later on the president Charles City Youth Charged With Rape Charles City Sheriff B F Atherton said Monday he was holding Dewey Stillion Jr of Charles City in the county jail on a charge of rape Complaint was made by a 14 year old Charles City girl REJECT VOTE PROPOSAL Washington UR The house Monday rejected a proposal change the method electoral SAME White flaj no traffic death In hours delivered the note to Nehruj Another copy was given to Madame Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Indian ambassador and Nehrus sister Madame Pandit Monday gave Acheson a copy of a reply from Soviet Prime Minister Stalin con tending that the admission of communist China into the UN is an essential step toward ending the Korean war Nehru also call ed for the seating of communist China which has been recognized by India and for the return of Russia to the security council In a 2nd message to Stalin Tuesday the Indian prime min ister called the Russian reply encouraging and said he was contacting the other govern ments concerned However the United States and most of the noncommunist mem bers of the United Nations were expected to insist on their pre vious condition that negotiation for a Korean settlement be pjre ceded by a return of North Ko rean forces to their own territory north of the 38th parallel Advance indications were that Acheson with the sanction of President Truman would use the U S exchange with the Indian prime minister as a bid for the backing of Asias millions for the United States and the United Nations In drafting the reply Acheson had the delicate problem of avoiding any peril of alienating Nehru and Indian without com promising the firm American rock bottom terms for settle ment of the Korean crisis By STERLING F GREEN AVashington Tru man will call for more men money and authority to deal with the Ko rea crisis Wednesday but one congressional leader said will not now seek a tax increase The president set aside much of Tuesday for work on final drafts of his 2 Wednesday mes report to congress at 10 a m C S T and a broadcast to the people at p m C S T As pieced together from a dozen sources in the capital Mr Tru mans requests to congress were expected to include An additional 000000000 to in military spend ing authority Permission to increase by 220 000 men or more the authorized strength of the armed about 770000 above Tuesdays ac tual strength Limited powers of priority and allocation to channel steel and other materials into arms produc tion by voluntary means if pos sible and compulsory means if nec over Maybe will set up some kind of special commission to study the whole loyalty program But thats some thing else and something for the future All this doesnt mean the Mc Carthy case is ended Far from it It is well on its way to becoming a political football Well hear about it from now until the con gressional elections in November The democrats and republicans will bang each other with it Not all republicans have backed Mc AP Wirephotos WHERE REDS ARE arrows locate com munist drives which have been slowed clown by Americans and South Koreans open arrows north and west of Tae jon and to the northeast in the Yechon area Sawtooth line locates area of possible new defense line if further withdrawals from Taejon are necessary Burst symbols locate targets of B29 raids essary Antiinflation measures includ ing curbs on consumer credit but not including the price wage or ration powers of World war II Carthy Some him and his have denounced tactics Others Truman Puts Credit Curb on Housing Washington a move against inflation President Tru man Tuesday ordered a scries of credit restrictions on housing One action was to tell the federal housing ind home finance agency to increase clown payment requirements substantially both for new construction and Vor modernizing and repair loans He said that the veterans ad ministration for example should require a cash down payment of at least 5 per cent for all loans guaranteed insured or made by existing law will to Raymond Folcy housing administrator Mr Tru man said that continued construc tion of homes at high levels would be desirable except for recent in ternational developments But he said it is clear that many materials used in residen tial and other construction will be required in increasing amounts for national defense purposes though have urged him on Senate Group Votes Commie Inquiry Is Ended Washington The senate foreign relations committee voted 11 to 0 Tuesday to end the in vestigation of Republican Senator McCarthys communists in govern ment charges The action came after the demo cratic majority of a foreign rela tions subcommittee in a report had branded McCarthys accusa tions a fraud and a hoax The full committee at what was described as one of the stormiest sessions the group ever held also voted 9 to 2 to send the report of the subcommittee majority to the senate There are 13 members of the democrats and 5 re publicans Republican Senators Wiley Wis and Vandenberg Mich were absent Three other ators Lodge Hickenlooper Iowa and H Alexander Smith it wherever permit In a letter with crats to end the the 8 demo investigation Lodge and Hickenlooper were members of the inquiring subcom mittee both of whom criticized the democratic majority report Lodge n subcommittee member Iowa Draftees Take Physical Exam Monday DCS Moines The 1st lowans to be drafted for military service in the Korean war will begin taking physical examina tions Monday state selective serv ice headquarters announced Tues day Brig Gen Charles H Grahl service director said inductions could begin about Aug 18 The call is for 344 Iowa men to be de livered prior to Sept 30 Approximately 1300 men will be directed to take the preinduc tion physical examinations to as sure sufficient manpower will be available to fill the quota The number of men inducted will be prorated according to the number of registrants with each of the selective seivice boards Grahl said There will be some one inducted from every county Go to Des Moines Men from 70 counties will come to Des Moines for their physicals and induction Omaha will be the examination and induction center for men from 24 western Iowa counties and men from 5 north western counties will go to Sioux Falls S Dak Location of the reception cen ter has not been decided Local boards will begin mailing notices to prospective draftees al most immediately Each man must have a 5day notice to report for physical ex amination Notice of the results of the physicals are expected to be in the hands of the draft boards in about 4 or 5 days after the test Then the men who passed will be given 21 days notice of induc tion Notices will begin going out as soon as results of the physicals are reported to the boards Will Take 15 days Grahl said it was expected ex amination of the 1300 men will take about 15 days Registrants between the ages of 19 and 25 are eligible for call The older ones will be examined 1st However it is believed the boards will have to dip down into the 22 and 23yearold men The 25yearolds include many men who served in World War II and are exempt from the current draft Other 24 and 25yearolds failed Milwaukee Meat Train Is Derailed Near Charles City Train service on the Milwaukee railroad through Mason City was restored Tuesday afternoon fol lowing derailment of 6 cars of a 28 car eastbound meat train just west of the station at Charles City at a m Tuesday No one was injured Cause of the derailment has not been determined according to E L Block Charles City agent Ap proximately 300 feet of track were torn up Block said the dieselhauled freight was running at about 15 miles an hour at the time slowing down to receive orders at the sta tion The train normally does not stop at Charles City A wrecker was sent from Mason City to clear the tracks Trains No 11 and 3 due in Mason City at a m from the east arrived here at p m US Force Keeps Line at Key City Jets Mustangs Bombers Blast Points Behind Lines Washington army said Tuesday it has definite in formation that there are Rus sian advisers with a certain unit of the North Korean army By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS North Korean communists with ranks dented by ter rific casualties have slackened their attack in South Korea and American forces afe holding all along the front U S officials an nounced Tuesday Heroic U S 24th division troops battling against over whelming odds still hold po sitions above Taejon That rail center once considered the key to Koreas de fense remains in American hands a U S 8th army spokesman reported To the west South Korean troops attacked on the cen tral sector Tuesday night Korea time and then with drew to defense positions aft er inflicting heavy casualties an 8th army spokesman said The reds were taking a batter ing from the air by U S jet fight ers Mustangs and light bombers REPORT R1QJS MURDER CHAPLAIN SO WOUNDED An American Command Post in Korea wounded American soldiers were reported Tuesday night to have been shot to death on their litters by the North Koreans who swarmed across the Kum river Sunday night Two of those reported slain were mortar men who had held their mortar tubes in place by hand until their hands were burned and their arms broken The reds Sunday thrust forced the Americans back to new defense lines north of Tae jon which they still hold Tues day night Sgt Arnold McKenny 28 of Newport Vt relating the slay ing of the wounded said those killed included a Catholic chap lain while he was giving the benediction McKenny said I did not see it but I know its true said in a minority report the in vestigation was superficial and inconclusive Hickenlooper the other republican committee mem ber said he concurred in Lodges views Thf Iowa senator got per mission of ihc full committee Tuesday to file a separate report by Aug 1 Closed session testimony re leased by the subcommittee Tues day disclosed that Hickenlooper once urgod the state department to fire a number of employes whose loyalty records the senator said did not smell good to pass the tests in World war II days or have been deferred for various reasons The physical examination sched ule is as follows CO men per day to report at DCS Moincs Fifteen per day to report at Omaha for the 1st 3 days then 25 a day Five a day at Sioux Falls for the 1st couple of days and 10 per day thereafter Any men who pass the physical and are not included in the Isl call will provide a backlog for expected future draft calls Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy through Wednesday Thundershowers in the vicinity Tuesday night TLxw Tuesday night 60 High Wednes day 82 owa Tuesday night and Wednes day occasional thundershovvers Low Tuesday night 60 north 65 south High Wednesday 80 to 85 but lower in persistent show er areas South to southeast winds around 20 MPH Wednes day Further outlook Showers ending in most sections Thurs day Partly cloudy and less hu mid Friday Little change in temperature Low Wednesday night 65 to 70 High Thursday 80 to 85 Five Day Iowa Weather Outlook Temperatures will average one to 4 degrees above normal Nor mal highs 88 to 90 Normal lows 63 to 65 Warmer Wednesday Turning cooler Friday or Satur day Rainfall will average to 1J inches occurring as scat tered but rather frequent showers Wednesday through Friday or Saturday Minnesota Showers west and south portions Tuesday night and entire state Wednesday More humid Wednesday Low Tuesday night 55 north 60 south High Wednesday around 80 but lower in some shower areas IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 79 Minimum 52 At 8 a m 68 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 88 62 Heavy bombers struck behind the lines in strategic attacks which sooner or later would show up in a slackening of communist sup plies at the front Move By Night Only So terrific was the air beating that fighter pilots reported the reds moving their armor and mo tor columns only by night and ly ing low in daylight U S Far East headquarters in formed the defense department that the defenders were holding all along the line and that enemy pressure slackened The Washing ton spokesman warned against considering this a decisive turning point However there is a definite stiffening of defenses and there is more tactical support from artil lery and air the defense depart ment reported This has kept the j Americans in the battle below the Kum river at Taejon where com munist troops last were reported at the citys outskirts A red force to the east posed a serious threat Gen MacArthurs headquarters reported the reds moving reinforcements to their 5th division driving south from Tan yang 60 miles northeast of Tae jon striking for American supply lines The South Korean 1st corps had blunted this drive Sunday Red Drive Blunted Blistering American air attacks blunted the red drive in the Tae jon sector and kept communist tanks from crossing the Kum river in force Red tanks were reported drawing up on the north bank of the river The communists were believed reluctant to advance far without support from the Russian made armor which has led every red drive down the peninsula A lull fell over the main battle sector and over the central sector just to the east where South Ko rean troops dug in at defensive positions American defenses particularly planes were taking a heavy toll of communists Gen MacArthurs headquarters estimated red cas ualties to date at 11000 but said accurate figures were impossible The airmen bagged 21 tanks and   

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