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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION UWlf VOL LVI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30 1950 This Paper Consists of Two One No 27S Clear Way for Economic Control Bill President May Put Controls on Anything But Wages Included GIobeGazele photos by Bryant EVERYTHING BUT A Eno 12yearold Sheffield 4H club member was giving his purebred Shorthorn heifers a real scrubbing when this picture was taken Wednesday at the North Iowa fairgrounds He was equipped with soap water brush and but a bathtub Club members started washing their livestock in prepa ration for showing as soon as they were unloaded and stabled nina on Allies Lash Back as Reds Rip at Pohang Washington The major obstacle to swift action on anti inflation legislation was out of the way Wednesday with a senate house committee agreement on the amount of discretion to Rive President Truman in imposing pricewage controls A compromise reached late Tuesday night between separate bills passed by the senate a n cl house would allow Mr Truman to put price controls into effect about as he saw on in dividual items or on almost every thing But if he imposed price ceilings on any particular material he also would have to clamp wage con trols on the business or industry producing it With the dispute over this part of the legislation settled Senator Maybank DSCar conference committee chairman predicted that remaining minor differences would be ironed out quickly May bank said he hoped the revised legislation would be accepted by both branches of congress and be on its way to the president no later than Friday Once the measure is passed Mr Truman is planning to tell the people in a fireside chat what sac rifices they may have to make on the home front because of the Ko rean war Although this is expected to be the major theme of his report to the nation a white house official said the president also will talk about military matters and the nations foreign policy objectives Unloading Truckloads of Livestock Official opening of the Mid Century North Iowa fair wasnt to arrive until Thursday at 8 a m But for several hundred exhibit ors and showmen the fair began early Wednesday morning The fairgrounds were a beehive of activity all day Wednesday Truckloads of livestock were wait ing to be unloaded at a m reported Kendall Kimberlin as secretarymanager of the fair Livestock exhibitors wanted to get their livestock accustomed to the fairgrounds so they would be calm by show time Early arriv ers wanted to avoid exciting the animals during the heat of mid day Trucks Line Up By noon Wednesday Kimberlin estimated that half of the livestock to be exhibited was on the grounds Trucks were lined up for 3 city blocks waiting to unload All of the livestock entries were expected to be on the grounds by nightfall Wallace Johnson Cerro Gordo county extension youth assistant was busily supervising the weigh ing tagging and stabling of 4H club livestock A total of 219 baby beef calves were on the entry list Quality of the calves gave promise of some stiff competition The 4H club members were UN Security Council To Air U S Aggression in Formosa swarming over the grounds were scrubbing their calves at the wash rack Others were bedding down their animals and decorating their stables Prepare Machinery Exhibits North of the livestock barns machinery exhibits were being put in place Additional space was made available by rearranging fences and drives and the ma chinery exhibits are the largest ever at the North Iowa fair Floral hall buzzed with activity as exhibitors prepared the new est in household appliances for display Rural women and 4H club girls were arranging booths and exhibits on the 2nd floor Showcases were being decorated for exhibit of the best that Nrrth Iowa can offer in the division of pantry stores That department too is the largest in the history of the fair Additional showcases were added as a result of in creased interest in the display of pantry exhibits Midway Erected The midway was a frenzy of activity as workers completed erection of rides and shows The World of Today shows had start ed setting up Tuesday morning A total of 18 rides 14 shows and 50 other attractions were to be ready for operation Thursday Mud which resulted from Mon days rain had settled and the show people were fervently hop ing for a 5day continuation of fair weather Livestock judging was sched uled to kick off fair activity Thursday morning at 9 oclock The 4H club colt judging was to be the first event Judging of 4H club purebred beef heifers was planned for the remainder of Thursday morning Baby beef judging is scheduled to start Thursday afternoon Grandstand Attractions Big car auto races and specialty acts will be featured grandstand attractions Thursday afternoon And Stars Over U S A a big time vaudeville show will be pre sented in the evening A concert by the Lake Mills band will precede the afternoor entertainment The band will ap pear at and the races are booked to begin at 2 The Shef field band will perform at 7 p m before the grandstand Pre liminaries of the North lowi square dance contest will be helc between and 8 p m jus before the opening of the vaude ville show Too Many Accidents Driver Loses License Charles Meusel 17 Charles City has had his drivers license suspended for an indefi nite period according to the state highway patrol Meusel has been involved in too many accidents the stated He was involved in an accident Saturday on 13th avenue Lake Success A security council decision to air the Formos n question brought assurance rom Russias Jakob A Malik that he will not resume his boycott of ouncil meetings after his August erm as president ends Thursday Malik said in effect that he would remain in the council to ight for the seating of a Chinese communist representative who would accuse the United States of aggression against China in For mosa The council agreed Tuesday to put the Chinese communist charges on its order of business after Korea The United States voted for the Russian proposal after the council toned down Maliks language The council voted 7 to 2 to investigate the complaint of armed invasion of Taiwan China and Cuba opposed the consideration of Formosa Egypt abstained and Yugoslavia did not participate Britains Sir Gladwyn Jerb who succeeds Malik as council presi dent Friday said later he would call a meeting on his first clay in the chair He added he plans as many meetings next week as other council members will agree to Delegates expect Malik to un cork his strongest propaganda speech in days at Thursdays meeting the last of his term With the Korean conflict entirely side tracked Tuesday he has in reserve at least one more weapon It is a 12page memorandum from the North Korean government charg ing the U S air force with new bomb attacks on the North Ko rean countryside The council was in recess Wed nesday Malik plays host Wednes day night at the presidents usual monthly party Chinese Nationalist Delegate T F Tsiang whom Malik earlier in the month tried unsuc cessfully to oust from the council was not invited Doctor Draft Passes House Goes to Conference Committee Next Washington The house Wednesday passed 362 to 1 legis lation permitting a draft of doc tors dentists and allied special ists for the armed services A similar bill was passed by the senate Tuesday but there are dif ferences which will have to be adjusted before the legislation goes to President Truman The 1 opposing vote in the house was cast by Rep Marcantonio ALPN Y Rep Hedrick DW Va voted present The house bill permits a draft of doctors up to and including age 50 of dentists through age 45 As the measure came from the armed services committee it was 45 for both doctors and dentists but at the last minute an amend ment was adopted raising the age for doctors to 50 If called up they would be liable for 21 months duty Doctors dentists and some of the allied specialists would be given com missions The allied specialists include veterinarians bacteriolo gists and other occupations relatec to medical and health care The senate bill draft doc tors through 55 and dentists through 45 years of age Truman Speaks Friday Night Washington UR Presiden Truman will speak to the nation on Friday night from 8 to CST the white house announce Wednesday This will be the firs major speech by Mr Truman ir some momhs He will talk in som detail about the fighting in Korc and the resultant impact on th home front TAUGHT 50 YEARS DCS Moines serv ices will be held Thursday for Miss Laura P Matthews 80 who served 50 years as a grade school teacher in Des Moines She died Tuesday DIES OF INJURIES Independence Clay ton 74 died at a hospital Tues day night of injuries suffered in an auto collision last June 21 i which 4 other persons were killec The other victims of the acciclen were Claytons brother Cecil hi 2 sisters Laura and Aletha an Mrs Minnie Glaza of Dubuque GlobeGazette photo SEEN ONE Mason Cityans have not seen a bill in many months But startingThursday they will see quite a lot because the 7 Mason City Community Chest agencies are going to pay their monthly bills with crisp new bills The purpose is to show that Community Chest dollars remain in Mason City A T Ambroson is the bank teller and Miss Loretta Welsh left of Family Service Inc and Miss Mary Steb bins Community Chest secretary are examining the new money Truman Prods Congress for Tax Increase Washington UR President Lruman Wednesday asked con fess to quit arguing and pass the war tax boost The has been stymied by demands of some democratic senators for changes including addition of an excess profits tax But the president wants con ress to pass the measure as is and forget about an excess profits levy until next year He wants the tax like enacted in time to get it into effect Oct 1 Meanwhile some talk developed of a compromise to speed senate ax action It would involve post ponement of an excess profits levy until the next session of congress Other congressional develop ments UnAmerican The house un American activities committee ummoned 3 prewar agriculture department officials for question ing next week about communism in government They are John Abt Nathan Witt and Charles Kramer who served under former Secretary of Agriculture Henry A Wallace con ferees have agreed on a compro mise measure to provide to allowances to families of en listed servicemen Foreign policy Secretary of State Dean Acheson said Wednes day that Sen Robert A Taft was wrong when he said the administration has no diplomatic pinns for countering soviet aggression Taft made the charge in a state ment in which he also asserted the administration lacked any mili tary plans for coping with Russia Acheson sad he would let the military answer that charge But on the diplomatic front he snid the country is wellprepared He cited the North Atlantic defense treaty the military assistance pro gram the work of the North At lantic council and the action of 53 United Nations in opposing com munist aggression in Korea senat armed services committee shelved the universal military training bill untii next year confer ees predicted they will finish work on a score of minor differences in the economic controls bill by nightfall Recess Congressmen want to go home A campaign is coming up All indications are that there will be a recess i na couple of weeks Best bet was that the house and senate would agree to quit about Sept 15 under an arrangement would permit an immediate recall if there should be an em ergency need Seriate leaders who have pared their must legislation to a tax bill the emergency ap propriations bill and a communist control measure said theyll stcp up their night sessions and be ready to go home Sept 9 Use Bills for August Community Chest Accounts Crisp new bills will be used I y the 7 local health welfare and by group work agencies of the Mason City Community Chest to pay their monthly bills beginning Thursday This device is being used to point out to the citizens and businesses of Mason City that the contributions which they make to their Community Chest stay in Mason City to buy goods and services for the benefit of Mason Cityans Agency personnel will pay all accounts in person with bills Some of it will buy shoes part of it will pay for nursing care a share of it will buy an order of food for a family in an emer gency financial difficulty A por tion of it will start the wheels rolling in the fall activities of 4 920 boys and girls in Boy and Girl Scout troops and in clubs classes swims and gym at the Y M C A and the Y W C A Each payment made by the agencies will carry a notice say ing This remittance is made possible through contributions of citizens and businesses to YOUR Community Chest of which this agency is a Red Feather service dollars to buy Mason Your Community Chest City FOR services Chest The 7 REMAIN in Mason goods and services Cityans These goods and services provided home nursing care fam ily casework and assistance to ONE out of every FOUR families in Mason City this year Eighty per cent of the boys and girls be tween the ages of 8 and 17 are participating in supervised group work activity EVERYBODY BENEFITS from the Red Feather of y o u r Community locnl members of the Community Chest are Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Family Service Inc Public Health Nursing association Salvation Army Young Mens Christian association and the Young Womens Christian asso ciation The goal for the 195051 cam paign for the support of these 7 agencies is George Men don is general campaign chair man and Charles E Cormvel is cochairman Advance solicitations will get under way on Sept 12 and the general campaignwill be held from Oct 9 through 19 WOUNDED IN William Claude Trebilcock 19 USMC was wounded in action in Korea on Aug 18 according to a telegram received here by his sister Mrs Viella Mae Thornton of 318 Pennsylvania N E The message was sent by Gen C B Cates commandant of the marine corps Pfc Trebil cock enlisted for a 3 year term in July 1948 His address is First Prov Casual Company FMF Fleet Postoffice San Fran cisco Cal LIVESTOCK ARRIVES FOR of live are waiting to be unloaded at the North Iowa fair The line of trucks continued around out of sight between the cattle barn and the swine barn where the animals were being unloaded Trucks were waiting to unload as early as a m Wednesday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and LIGHTNING UNDER GROUND Pottsvillc Ta lightning bolt travelled 430 feet along an underground wire and exploded 5 charges of dynamite killing 2 min ers warmer Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 60 High Thursday 80 Iowa Sunny northwest continued cloudy in south and east through Thursday S h o w e r s likely southeast Wednesday night Continued cool Low Wednesday night 45 to 50 northwest 55 to 60 southeast High Thursday in upper 70s Northeasterly winds 1015 miles per hour Thursday Further outlook Partly cloudy Friday and Saturday Continued cool Showers likely southeast half of state Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair through Thursday except for local show ers in extreme northeast Wed nesday night Not much change in temperature Low Wednes day night near 50 except 4fi50 northeast High Thursday 7478 j Spot Activity on Airfields Washington re connaissance planes have spotted an increase in construction activi ties around North Korean air fields suggesting that the commu nists expect a sizeable build up of their present n e gl i g i b 1 e air strength Briefing officers at the Pentagon said Wednesday that U S airmen had noted new revetments and signs that the red Koreans were extending runways and construct ing facilities apparently for air U S Cavalry Stalls on Hill Near Taegu 20000 on Each Side of Struggle at No 2 UN Seaport By RELMAN MORIN Tokyo fi The Korean war front blazed with action Wednes day as allied forces lashed back at mounting North Korean forces probing furiously for a break through On the worrisome northeastern front American and South Korean forces at Pohang launched a small scale tankinfantry attack on reds who penetrated within rifle range of that number 2 United Nations seaport The U S attack stalled after gaining at least 1 mile north of the city said Associated Press Correspondent Tom Lambert General MacArthurs war sum mary early Thursday said red in filtrators hadbeen cleared from the main road southwest of Po hang which had been cut by a North Korean patrol early Wed nesday Communist rifle fire con tinued however from nearby hills On the central front northwest of Taegu U S 1st cavalry division forces attempting to take a hill position were forced to withdraw under heavy mortar and automatic weapons fire Kigye Changes Hands Determined to clean out the menacing enemy positions the 1st cavalry vowed to renew the at tack The hill was 4 miles north east of Waegwan which is 12 miles northwest of Taegu On the eastern coastal area where the reds recaptured Kigye 3rd time in 48 hours that the communications point changed hands the communists were threatening to cut the Pohang Taegu road with more than a har assing force If successful the red maneuver would isolate South Korean forces just north of Po hang The weariness of battlescarred South Koreans brought worried looks in American command quar ters The reds were uncomfortably close to Pohang and republican de fenders seemed unduly tired The death struggle for the No 2 South Korean port on the sea of Japan coast committed about 20000 men to the side Rush More Troops Another 20000 reds rolled down from the mountains on Taegu from 18 miles to the north of the central front city More commu up to 3 rushed to join the battle By order of North Korean Pre mier Kim II Sung the reds have until the end of August to wipe out United Nations forces They were far behind schedule In the south U S Negro and South Korean troops threw the North Koreans off bloody Battle mountain near Hainan 10 miles northwest of Masan port on the southern coast American 1st cavalrymen stormed up the highest hill near Waegwan in an attack that jumped off Wednesday night It was the 8th time in 2 weeks Battle moun tain changed hands It was swapped twice Wednesday The Waegwan attack was the first by the American cavalrymen in days Whole Front Active The whole Korean warfront which winds 120 miles through the mountains westward from Pohang to Waegwan and then southward to the coast seemed to have come craft we about dont know anything An air force spokesman said a similar spurt in North Korean airfield construction activity was observed several weeks ago but that apparently nothing came of it He snid that as of the moment the red Korean air capability re mains low and unchanged from the estimated 14 or 15 planes re ported over a period of several weeks SAME RUck traffic drrth In las 21 hoars to life Red probers tried to cross the Naktong river between Waegwan and Battle mountain They were knocked back by U S artillery and riflemen of the U S 24th in fantry and 1st cavalry divisions The reds tried the long battle line at all points They have 110 000 to 120000 men on the line Another 30000 mostly raw re cruits may join this force soon A token force of 1500 British troops who arrived Tuesday have not yet gone into battle More United Nations troops are being rushed to back up American and South Koreans who have carried the brunt of the fighting Main Effort at Pohanr The roaring closequarter battle for Pohang seemed to be the main communist effort But the ominous threat to Taegu from the north was alarm ing Around 20000 reds were in the force fighting toward the cen tral front rail hub A break through at either point could turn 1 the communists loose on Taegu or   

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