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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV1 Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Ceilta a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2 1950 HOME EDITION MASON DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday Tiiis Paper Consists of Two One No 254 US Troops Recapture Chinju Heights i Truman Man Runs Behind in Missouri Kansas Republicans Nominate Gov Carlson for U S Senator T Returns from of 4676 precincts give for tne democratic nomination for senator from Missouri Thomas Jr 178062 Emery W Allison 172937 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Trumans choice trailed by more than 11000 votes Wednesday in the democratic senatorial primary race in Mis souri The man supported by Mr Tru man State Senator Emery W Alli son of Rolla had 159396 votes to 171002 for former U S Repre sentative Thomas C Hennings Jr of St Louis in 4199 out of 4676 precincts This gave Hennings a lead of 11606 with 477 precincts still to be counted many of the missing ones in southeast Missouri where Mr Truman always has polled a heavy vote So the outcome ap peared still in doubt Arn Nominated And in the neighboring state of Kansas republicans have nomin ated Gov Frank Carlson for U S senator and Edward F Arn for governor in their heated primary election Paul Aiken former assistant postmaster general was riding a mounting lead over Carl V Rice for the democratic senatorial nom ipiation Arns victory pointed to a sharp setback for ALE M Landon 1936 GOP presidential nominee in his bid to regain republican control in his home state Landon staked his comeback try on the candidacy of Willard May editorrancher and former to Landon With tabulations virtually SO per cent complete Mayberry was trailing Arn former state attorney general by more than 38000 votes Democratic Overturn Aikens strong running if main tained to the finish heralds an overturn of democratic party lead ership in Kansas In the democratic gubernatorial race State Representative Ken neth T Anderson was piling up a growing margin over State Sen ator John A Potucek Complete unofficial returns give Republican senator 2334 pre cincts Arn 105726 Myaberry 67363 Frank L Hagaman presenl lieutenant governor 18116 and Mrs Kathryn K Hitchings 3076 Democratic senator 2268 pre cincts Aiken 43154 Rice 31100 Democratic governor 2268 precincts Anderson 40657 Pot ucek 24680 and August F Koch 9988 Aiken who resigned as assistant postmaster general to make the democratic senatorial race claimec the tacit support of the white house against Rice frequently against President Truman since he opposed him for the vicepresiden cy in 1944 The states solidly republican 6 m a n congressional delegation either won renomination or helc commanding leads They include Representatives Errett P Schriv rier Albert Cole Herbert A Mey Ed H Rees Wint Smith and R Hope Donnell Far Ahead In Missouri republican Senator Forrest C Donnell was running far ahead of 3 opponents in hi campaign for a 2nd term nomina tion The count with most of thi 4676 precincts counted gave Don nell a lead of more than 10000C votes over his closest opponent Donnell a critic of the Truman administration was the man the president wanted Allison to de feat in November Senate Votes Million oan to Spain Washington e c r etary of State Acheson Wednesday opposed the senates 000 Spanish loan rider to a pending ECA appropriation He told a news conference there were adequate funds for any justified Spanish loan al ready available in the export import bank Me also said that the state department had met with no success in efforts in recent months to persuade Spain to adopt a more democratic gov ernment Washington senate to day voted 65 tp 15 for a 00 exportimport bank loan to pam Tne vote was the 1st official riendly gesture to Francos gov ernment since the United States acting with other members of the Jnited Nations withdrew its am aassador from Madrid Chairman Tydings DMd told he senate at one point that Spain s necessary to the defense of he United States Manly Girl Admitted to Hospital With Polio Iowa City number o active cases of polio at the Uni versity hospitals increased to 2i when 3 patients were admitted Tuesday They are Marlene Ha gan 15 Manly Leslie Squires 4 Center Point and Steven Kalsto 7 weeks Cedar Rapids SAME 293 Weather Report FORECAST Vlason City Sunny Thursday Fair and cool Wednesday night Low Wednesday night 50 to 55 High Thursday near 80 owa Fair and cool Wednesday night Thursday mostly fair a little warmer in west portion Low Wednesday night 45 to 50 northeast 50 to 55 southwest High Thursday 78 to 85 Continu ed low humidity Further out look Partly cloudy and warmer Friday Low Thursday night 50 northeast 58 southwest High Friday 82 to 88 Saturday partly cloudy Minnesota Fair and cool Wednes day night Thursday fair a little warmer in afternoon Low Wed nesday night 4550 north 4854 south High Thursday 7580 IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 49 60 79 55 Vote Prison Terms Fines for Hoarders Black Marketeers By WILLIAM F ARBOGAST Washington Prison sen tences and fines for head ers and blackmarketeers were voted by a senate committee Wed nesday as congress pressed swiftly toward action on economic mobili zation legislation A house vote on the administra tions requested control plus standby wage and price con possible late in the day but may not come until Thurs day Democratic leaders put before the house a substitute for the ad ministrations original allocations and credit control measure The new bill would give Mr Truman power to slap ceilings on wages and roll prices back to the levels of the May 24June 24 period Can Order Rationing The new bill also would allow the president to order rationing Republicans rallying behind a bill of their own protested the lastminute introduction of a new administration measure The GOP bill also would provide for standby wage and price con trols Rep Halleck called the administration move deplor able He said it gave the house no fair chance to consider the proposals and was a poor way to legislate The plan for crackdown powers on hoarders and blackmarket operators was approved Wednes day by the senate banking com mittee The committee also approved a broad system of credit controls that would apply to all real es tate construction after noon meridian time tomorrow These would apply to all privately financed contruction and would be administered by the federal re serve system The committee put off until later in the day a vote on whether Mr Truman should have price wage control powers but major ity sentiment appeared to be in favor of giving them to him Chairman Maybank DS Car said he was for it Stiff Provisions The antihoarding section of the committees bill says No person shall accumulate 1 materials in excess of reason able and normal demands of bus iness or home consumption or 2 Materials in short supply for the purpose of resale at prices in ex cess of prevailing market prices which have been designated by the president as scarce materials or materials the supply of which would be threatened by such ac cumulation Violations could bring penalties of up to and a year in prison Neither senate nor house bills say anything at this stage about rent controls but there were re ports that President Truman was considering asking power to re store rent ceilings wherever eco nomic conditions warranted such action BULLETIN COMMITTEE OKAYS CONTROLS Washington senate bankingcommittee Wednesday approved 12 to 1 the general policy of granting President Truman standby power to put on wage price and rationing controls DuPont Given HBomb Plant Responsibility Washington govern ment Wednesday apparently gave the du Pont company top respon sibility for developing the hydro gen bomb An atomic energy commission announcement provided that hint AEC said only that the big chemical firm has been selected to design construct and operate new facilities to produce materi als for atomic weapons or fuels potentially useful for power pur poses Company officials at Wilming ton said the project is of vital importance to the security of the United States The AEC said the new plants will be of advanced design and their operation will provide new knowledge that will speed the progress of the atomic energy pro gram But commission officials as us ual shied away from any direct mention of the Hbomb the new weapon President Truman has or dered for the atomic arsenal Where the new plants will be located has not yet been decided du Pont and government experts have been looking for a site ex pected to cover some 200000 acres Almost simultaneously with the AEC du Pont announcements Senator McMahon DConn said Russia West Resume Fight on Red China Lake Success Russia and the western powers resumed Wed nesday their fight over whether the United Nations security coun cil should take up a soviet demand seat communist of the Korean conflict The specific issue was adopt tion of an agenda Russias Jakob A Malik as August president of the council wanted Korea con sidered 2nd under the heading peaceful settlement of the Ko rean question after disposal of the Chinese issue Warren R Aus tin chief U S delegate insisted the agenda be confined to a single item complaint of aggression upon the republic of Korea Malik refused Tuesday to withdraw or revise his own draft but was willing to make the U S version an additional item That was where the matter stood when the council adjourned Tues day night after defeating 83 Maliks attempt to unseat the Chinese nationalist delegation by a presidential ruling At the start of Wednesdays ses sion Malik said he believed it would be more profitable to consider first the question of Chi nese that it was up to the council to decide whether it wanted to decide the Chinese and Korean questions to gether Sir Gladwyn Jebb of Britain said his government could not agree the questions of Korea and China should be linked Korea Sir Gladwyn said was the gravest problem ever brought before the United Nations He said this problem must have pri ority over all others The Briton said we all wel come Soviet Russfas return to the council after its boycott of nearly 7 months and expressed hope the soviet delegate has re gretted his absence and would now cooperate Thompson Soldier Missing in Action Washington The depart ment of defense reported Tuesday that Pfc Arlynn C Burke son of Clifford Burke route 1 Thomp son Iowa is missing in action in the Korean fighting he favors an even greater expan sion of the nations A and H bomb programs that has been rec ommended by Mr Truman McMahon is chairman of the senatehouse atomic committee SOUTH vxn1Jh1iU WllK AP Wirephoto U S FORCES WITHDRAW FROM ing Kumchon underlined on central Korean front was abandoned to North Koreans dark arrow Wednesday This put red forces only 30 miles broken arrow north west of Taegu key rail and highway center Communist drive through Kochang and Hyopchon toward Taegu threatened left flank of U S forces open arrow in this areaIn the south counterattacking American forces have retaken the heights east of Chinju Predicts New Air Service by October 1 Kansas City MidConti nent Airlines hopes to start serv ice over its new routes which will serve a number of Iowa towns by Oct 1 J W Miller MidConti nent president said the firm had set that date for start of service over the Sioux City IowaChica go and the Rockford IllMilwau kee routes The routes are part ol the north central routes of Parks Air Lines Inc which were awarded Tues day to MidContinent by the civil aeronautics board certificate of authority is to be effective Sept 26 Asks Reversal Meanwhile in Washington how ever counsel for Parks asked the court of appeals for the Districl of Columbia to reverse the CAB order cancelling Parks permit The court issued a temporary order to prevent the board from carrying out its decision A hear ing has been scheduled in Wash ington Aug 9 to determine wheth er to make this order permanent In its decision cancelling Parks permit the CAB said We believe that Parks has had ample chance to establish serv ice The interests of the pub lic preclude any further pamper ing of an air carrier that has re peatedly delayed using its au thorization The board also ordered an in vestigation to determine whether it should suspend service to a number of points on the north central route including the entire ChicagoMinneapolis segment and about 14 points in Illinois and Iowa because many of the cities do not now have adequate airports and most of the other points al ready receive airline service from other carriers Not Affected by Probe These points include Marshall town Des Moines Oskaloosa Ot tumwa Burlington Cedar Rapids Muscatine and Clinton in Iowa but the Sioux CityChicago route is not affected Miller said The MidContinent president said here that his company had enough 21passengerDouglas DC 3 twinengine planes available now to begin initial operations In addition he said the airline must procure and install radio and ground equipment assign both ground and flight personnel and conduct proving flights to qual ify pilots The personnel is now available and work is to start im mediately The Mason City airport com mission has for many months had on file an application with the CAB to be included as a stop on the ChicagoSioux City route in stead of Fort Dodge which has no adequate airport facilities Action on this application must precede any stop here on the east west route explained H C Tim berlake Minneapolis commission consultant But I see no reason why serv ice cannot start from Mason City at the same time it does on the rest of the route declared Tim berlake The commission is making an immediate request to the CAB for action on the request for eastwest service through Mason City said Commission Chairman Emil Koer ber Milk Price Raised Cent at Iowa Falls price of milk advanced one cent a quart at all dairies in Iowa Falls Tuesday making the price of milk deliv ered to homes 17 cents a quart for pasteurized and 18 cents for homogenized But Yanks Forced Out of Kumchon American Casualties Reported Heavy in Hill Battle Tokyo Thursday U S 24th division troops re captured hill positions north east of Chinju and held on in a flaming battle 40 miles from the main port of Pusan The arching battleline was marked by burning villages all the way from the south ern coast to abandoned Kum chon which blazed too General MacArthurs head quarters said U S troops and the North Korean 6th divi sion were locked in a grim bat tle east of Chinju at the west ern approaches to Pusan No Gains No gains by the enemy have been made in this fight ing in the last 12 hours the war summary said For 18 hours or more the battle between tanks artil lery and men raged on t h e heights just 8 miles north east of Chinju On the central front Kum chon ablaze and abandoned by the U S 1st cavalry divi sion scorched in ruins as the reds moved into its outskirts Disputed Yongdok east coast anchor town which has changed hands frequently was a nomans land But t h e hardestfighting was just north of Chinju about 40 Mites west of Pusan 24th Nearly Surrounded The 24th was almost surrounded by strong red flanking forces The Americans had counterattacked to regain high ground they had lost Tuesday The reds sidestepped them and attacked The American hill positions were described as good for defen sive fighting Red pressure mounted on al most all fronts At Hwanggan near Kumchon 1st cavalrymen offered stubborn resistance to each North Korean attack City in Doubt The communique said South Koreans were battling for Yong dok on the east coast anchor of the battle line But the city once reported in southern hands be longed to neither side O H P King Associated Press correspondent in the hills near Chinju reported both Chinju and the nearby village of Sochan were fired by U S planes in a 5hour raid As the battle progressed the Americans seized the heights at Sangmun 10 miles east of Chinju King said The reds closed behind them Quickly the Americans seized positions at Wonbung 5 miles southwest of the village of Chungam King reported King said 35ton Sherman tanks went into action a few hours after the vital battle in the Chinju area started Cant Afford Loss at Chinju If the Americans lose there the reds could move eastward to a steep ridge where an American element was try ing to hold the terrain that levels out in a flat coastal plain almost all the remaining way to Pusan There is no river barrier beyond the steep ridge This force is holding its own said Maj Gen John Church new commander of the 24th division Church said the U S tanks met fire from red tanks in dugin posi tions As the battle raged heavily armed marines brought direct from the United States by ship pulled into a South Korean port ready to move to the front Loaded for Battle We will give them the best weve got and thats a lot said a marine sergeant veteran of the 2nd World war and a typical leatherneck The marines came loaded for heavy combat They are going into battle behind hulking tanks weighing 45 tons and carrying 90 MM guns There has been noth ing like that fighting on the American side thus far The marines also carry flame throwers and the new tankkill er bazookas WORLDTELEGRAM CLOSES New York struck WorldTelegram and Sun closed its plant Tuesday pending settle ment of the C I O New York newspaper guild strike now in its 8th week   

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