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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires HOME EDITION MASON CITY FALL OPENING Tuesday Sept 12 Five Cents a CopyJ MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1950 This Paper Consists of Two No Reds Rebuilding for BigScale Offense Worth for the Record IlKulHtO ONE WALKED AWAY ONE SERIOUSDaryl Rowley 21 DubuquTdKS of this man gled auto walked to a nearby farmhouse and summoned help at 5 a m Friday after the mishap at the Portland corner on highway 18 east of Mason City But Barbara Raster 20 Clear Lake riding with Rowley is reported in serious condition at Mercy hospital She is suffering from a broken leg 2 fractured feet and severe head lacerations it was reported A deputy sheriff who investigated said Rowley apparently went to sleep and his car crashed into the concrete culvert on the lefthand side of the road Rowley who re ceived only slight scratches has received his orders to report to the marine corps and is the son of Mrs Velma Daniels of Clear Lake Miss faster is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Kaster Clear Lake Marine Trebilcock Wounded 2nd Time Fighting in Korea Marine Pfc William Claude Trebilcock 19 has been wounded a 2nd time in the fighting in Ko rea according to a telegram re ceived here by his sister Mrs Vietta Mae Thornton of 318 Penn sylvania N E A previous message received by Mrs Thornton stated that her brother was wounded Aug 18 The telegram received Wednes day stated he had been wounded Sept 3 Mrs Thornton reported the matter to the local Red Cross of fices and it was suggested that she wire the marine commandant at Washington D C to have the 2 dates verified Friday she re ceived this telegram from C B Cates marine corps commandant Washington D C Available information indicates your brother Pfc William Claude Trebilcock USMC was wounded twice Wounds received on Aug 18 were no doubt slight as he apr parently returned to duty and vas wounded again on Sept 3 No fur ther information available regard ing the condition or present whereabouts of your brother Your anxiety realized and any further word received will be sent to you Pfc Trebilcock is the son of Guy Trebilcock of Mason City Iowa He has 4s isters and 2 brothers in this vicinity Mrs Thornton Mrs Herbert Bower Jack and Clyde Trebilcock of Ma son City and Mrs Robert Reich erts Riceville and Mrs Douglas Miller Charles City Democrat Charges Farm Bureau Snub of Invitations Des Moines democratic spokesman charged the Iowa Farm Bureau Friday with denying the right of free speech by inviting republican Gov William S Beards ley but not his democratic oppo nent to speak at its fall festival Farm Bureau President E How ard Hill replied that Beardsley was invited to the Ames festival as governor not as a candidate The governor is scheduled to speak at the festival banquet Friday night We feel thfct Lester Gillette democratic candidate for governor was not given a fair break Pub licity Director Frank Moorhead said To invite the governor who is a candidate for reelection and not his opponent is to deny the right of free speech Moorhead safd that any public of this sort held this near to election cannot possibly be of a nonpartisan nature At Ames Hill said we consider this a completely nonpolitical affair Whoever the governor might be we would feel honored to have him with us Hill said PFC W C TREBILCOCK Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy through Saturday Low Friday night 40 to 45 High Saturday 65 to 70 Iowa Cooler north and west Sat urday Low Friday night 42 to 47 northwest 52 to 57 southeast High Saturday 70 to 76 Further outlook Partly cloudy Sunday followed by scattered light showers mostly in north Sun day night or Monday 5Day Iowa Weather Outlook Cooler over the weekend Warmer Monday and Tuesday with showers likely Cooler again about Wednesday Tem peratures will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal Normal high 78 Normal low 55 Rain fall will average i to i inch Minnesota Fair Friday night cool er most sections in east and cen tral portions Saturday partly cloudy cooler southeast and ex treme south Low Friday night 3844 north 4046 south high Saturday 6469 north 6872 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 80 Minimum 3 At 8 a m 58 YEAR AGO Maximum 67 Minimum 43 More Proposal to Defer Vets OKd by Demos Detroit Lakes Minn ff A proposal advanced by Jake More Harlan Iowa to defer World war II veterans from the draft call has been approved by the execu tive committee of the midwest conference of democratic party officials Party chieftains from 12 states Thursday opened a 3day confer ence to plan strategy for the fall election campaign and to discuss national issues More secretary of the confer ence was the exponent of the idea to request the resolutions commit tee to bring before the delegates a proposal calling on President Truman and congress to delay drafting of World war II service men More is Iowa national demo cratic committeeman The 14 persons who attended the session agreed unanimously with Mores general proposal But some suggested it was not the in tention to defer veterans of high ly technical skills who are es sential to the war effort SUE FOR DAMAGES Francisco Thirteen survivors of the sunken hospital ship Benevolence have sued for damages SAME k traffic dtitk l M Armour Registers Quarterly Profit Chicago and com pany the nations 2nd largest meat packer Friday announced it had a net profit of equal to 68 cents a common share in the 3 months ended July 29 In the same period last year the company had a net profit of only which was insuf ficient to provide any earnings for the common after making provi sion for preferred dividend re quirements Frederick W Specht president said the company was making its earnings public in advance of tes timony at Washington before a subcommittee of the senate agri culture committee investigating food prices He said the regular detailed report would be out next week The quarters earnings brought Armours net profit for the first 39 weeks of its fiscal year to 892000 equal to a common share In the same period last year it had a net loss of Longer Defends Farmers Union in 3Hour Oration Washington AP An assertion by Senator Bridges RNH that communists appear to have taken over the Farmers the farm organization promptly de in its wake Friday an extrafat congressional record A battery of 36 linotype machines was set to work Thursday night to put in type the reply of just 1 man Senator Langer Langers speech and papers that he offered in rebuttal took up most of 69 pages or almost half of the 142page rec ord At an estimated cost of a page it cost about to print Langers reply Bridges told the senate Thursday that communists often have boasted that they been successful in their ef f iKf i 11 UN to Talk Monday About Chinese Entry Supervisor 111 A McCarville mem ber of the Howard county board of supervisors is in a serious con dition in the New Hampton hos pital Mr McCarville suffered a heart attack at his home south west of Cresco Sunday forts to take over the organization and he added The Farmers Union so consist ently espouses communist causes parrots communist propaganda and refuses to denounce commu nists or their activities as to pre clude the possibility of accident or coincidence Knows No Reds James G Patton president of the organization replied in Den ver that he knows of no one who has responsibility in our national or state organizations who is a member of the communist party Patton said he has frequently denounced communism In Washington the organiza tion issued a statement in Pat tons name calling Bridges char ges a lie and saying it is sig nificant that the smear was mouthed from the immunity of the senate floor Senators can not be sued for anything they say on the floor Senator Humphrey replied to Bridges too He called the speech politics and said it contained warmed over biscuits same old junk same old bunk 159Page Book Langer then denounced Brid ges charges in a 3hour speech in which he said the custom now seems to be If you dont like the way a man thinks you call him a red In the course of his speech Langer inserted in the record of senate proceedings a thick batch of pamphlets newspaper articles and a 159page book Langers comment When they ask for a fight from me brother they get it Fred Stover Brands Charges Nonsense Des Moines Fred Stover of the Iowa Farmers Union Thursday branded as nonsense charges of Sen Styles Bridges R N H that the organization fol lows the communist line The New Hampshire republican said Stover has been one of the leaders of the communistdomin ated progressive party He said the June 17 issue of the Iowa Farmers Union publication con tained a form to be filled out in support of the allegedly commu nistinspired Stockholm peace pledge Stover said that under Sena tor Bridges terms anybody slight ly to the left of slavery would be in danger of being called a com munist The Stockholm peace appeal does not mention communism in any way shape or form he said As to the National Farmers Union thats a lot of nonsense But let Jim Patton national presi dent answer that The Iowa Farmers Union is following its own line We have never followed any other line but our own Lake Success United Nations security council vill dis cuss Monday Russias demand that a communist Chinese representa tive be invited to sit in during debate on red Chinese accusations against the United States The charges are that the U S is guilty of aggression against Formosa and that U S planes bombed Man churia Russian Delegate Jacob A Malik won the councils consent Thurs day to consider such an invitation That was just after he took a beat ing on his effort to get the coun cil to condemn barbaric1 U S air force bombing in Korea The council voted Thursday 713 to take tip the question of red Chi nese participation in that debate at its next session The United States abstained in line with its policy of letting other members decide the question of red Chinas representation at Lake Success The vote in favor of the Russian proposal followed a 91 defeat of a soviet resolution denouncing United States air action in Korea as a violation of the rules of war fare Yugoslavia abstained a UK f W AP Wircphoto RED ATTACKS STALLED ON KOREAN BATTLE LINE Korean reds were stalled all along the rainwhipped battle line In the northeast A allied forces held off light pressure south of Pohang and were astride a main road 5 miles north of Kyongju In the Taegu area B U S 1st cavalry troops attacked redheld heights 7 miles north of the city Allies are 3 miles east of Yongchon key highway junction east of Taegu The enemy bridgehead at Hyonpung southwest of Taegu has been enlarged In the south C Yanks and communists exchanged probing attacks in the Yongsan sector and U S troops regained Brittle Mountain west of Haman Nonessential civilians have been ordered to leave Masan Iowas August Is Coolest Since 7975 Here Des Moines had its 3rd coolest August since state wide weather records were started in 1873 The weather bureau said Thurs day that only the Augusts of 1915 and 1885 were cooler The lowest temperature record ed last month equaled the present record low temperature for the state for August The lowest the mercury got was 30 degrees at Sibley and Britt on Aug 20 That equaled the record set at Elkader in 1893 and Mason City in 1915 The average temperature for August this year was 675 degrees Frosts were reported as occuring in low places in all sections of the state Most severe frosts were in the northwest Rainfall last month averaged well above normal in the south west near normal in the west central and southcentral and be low normal in all ether sections Body of Soldier to Arrive Here on Sunday The remains of Pvt Forrest D Harriott 18 son of Ben Harriott 903 Pierce N W who died in Ja pan on Aug 8 of wounds received in combat in Korea will arrive in Mason City Sunday at p m on the Rock Island lines according to a message received from the war department at Washington D C Funeral arrangements are in complete The PattersonJames funeral home is in charge of ar rangements KILLED AT BLOOMFIELD Bloomfield Howard McDonald 42 of Centevville was killed and D W Hagelin also of Centerville suffered severe injur ies early Friday when their car and a truck driven by James Barn hart of Greentop Mo collided on highway C3 at the north edge of Bloomfield Barnhart was not se riously injured President Signs Allotment Bill for Gl Dependents Washington President Truman Friday signed legislation granting allotments to families of enlisted servicemen ranging from to a month The allowances would include to a month deducted from the servicemans pay check with the government supplying the bal ance The measure requested by the defense department was passed by congress on Aug 31 DIONNES TO NEW YORK New York 5 of a kind the Dionne quintuplets make their 1st trip to the big city next month The Alfred E Smith memorial foundation said the 16yearold Canadian girls will appear at a dinner here in honor of the late New York state governor Oct 19 NORMAN ARMOUR CHOSEN Washington Ar mour veteran career diplomat was called out of retirement Fri day and nominated by President Truman to be ambassador to Venezuela Congressmen Ask Bigger Marine Force By DOUGLAS B CORNELL AVashington Two demo cratic lawmakers both forme marines called on congress Fri day to increase greatly marin corps strength and give it equa representation on the joint chief of staff despite President Truman wishes Rep Mansfield DMont and Senator Douglas DI11 said thej will introduce bills to A Raise the basic strength o the marines to 300000 men B Authorize 4 divisions and 4 ai wings C Create an assistant sec retary of the navy for the marines and D Place the marine com mandant on the joint chiefs o staff By mobilizing their reserves th marines are now building towari a maximum strength of about 200 000 men They are represented on the joint chiefs only by a nav man Mansfield and Douglas disclosec their plans as the furor subside over Mr Trumans reference t the marines as a police force with a propaganda machine tha is almost equal to Stalins Marine veterans satisfied wit the presidents public apology am his appearance before the marin corps league Thursday took ou aCter Secretary of State Acheson and Secretary of Defense Johnsor instead Officers of the league predictec that the annual convention of thi marine veterans organizatio would vote overwhelmingly to dc mand that Ihe president fire the cabinet members PATROLMEN ELIGIBLE Des Moines indica tions are that about 50 per cen of the 186 state highway patrol men and drivers license exam iners are eligible for service in the Korean war the patrol sai Thursday Optimists Must Face the News Bluntly Enemy Getting Stronger Not Weaker Warns BoySe By HAL BOYLE Tokyo days after fighting broke out in Korea the United Nations force still can play only the role of fireman It hasnt as yet been able to take the 1st real forward step toward carrying out its announced intention of acting as a policeman to enforce peace in the land of morning calm That is the blunt truth today nearly 11 weeks after the battle for Korea began And it must be faced bluntly by those groups of easy optimists both here and at home who blithely talk of having the war over by Thanksgiving This bland confidence can be based only on 2 things 1 A blind hope that the North Koreans have been so worn down by battle attrition and air and naval bombardment that their front will collapse 2 A belief that the United Nations soon will throw into ac tion a tremendous ground force able by sheer weight of men and metal to overwhelm the enemy quickly Unfortunately there is no trust worthy evidence along the battle front that the enemy is weaken ing He appears if anything to be getting stronger And there is as yet no sign here that the United Nations has muscle to end the war in a single mighty knockout blow The sad truth is that the reds still are conducting a siege per ilous the allies withdrew to the Naktong river line on Aug 1 the communists have been able almost at will to start a major fire anywhere they chose along that 120mile defensive perimeter And they have done so Time after time it has taken the utter strength of the United Na tions fire department to clang up and stamp out or try to contain these blazes The last big bonfire ranged from the southern sector by the Korean straits clear around the battle front to Pohang on the Japan sea That fire is still burning dan gerously In some cases the UN fire de partment itself has been all but engulfed by the bandit arsonists from the north And the men who serve in it no longer have the comfortable delusion that the reds are anywhere near running out of matches They would like to believe they could quit being a fire department tomorrow organize as a police force destroy or capture the in retire to the ordi nary civil strife of life at home before the rice paddies here freeze over But there lias falter ing of the enemy to console those who feel this will be mere ly a war for the sunshine sol dier and the summer patriot On both sides it is growing in depth and bitterness It may Jave a wintry decision some veteran combat of ficers final outcome may he postponed until spring or even next summer As is usual in such situations the experienced frontline com manders are more pessimistic about how long it will take be cause they know what they are up against now They know also the time it takes even for an industrial giant like America to gear up its factories flush out its armies and ferry men weapons and food 7000 miles to the battle front Before I left the United States a retired staff officer told me it would take 8 American or Euro pean divisions of full World war II combat strength plus all the South Koreans available to launch a victory offensive here He sail anything short of such a grouni force would meet a long stale possibly even be pushei back into the sea That was D weeks ago Recentl a high ranking officer here echoe the same thought Even after we get 8 division of the type we had in the las war supported by corps artillerj we cant be sure how long it wi take to end this business he sai frankly If the enemy only ha a crust in front of us we ca crack through and wind the whol thing up in a few days or weeks But if the enemy can defend in depth and keep bringing up frcsl troops and tanks coul go on for another 6 nonths Report UN Troops Score Slight Gains Communist Attack on Taegu Falters 7 Miles From City By RUSSELL BRINES Tokyo troops lacked out slight gains at op posite ends of the rainlashed Korean warfront Friday against dangerously rebuild ing red forces Little fighting took place on the whole 120mile battleline Americans surmised this meant a North Korean build up during the lull for a new offensive smash A U S 8th army spokes man said the red drive by 50 000 menon Taegu main allied base on the central front had petered out probably from lack of supplies and sufficient manpower for the present The reds had pushed to within 7 miles of Taegu be fore the U S 1st cavalry di vision and South Koreans broke the back of their drive General MacArthurs headquar ters warned of a possible new of fensive either in the southwest north or east Buildup Near Ptisan The buildup seemed greatest on the southern coastal approaches to Pusan port chief allied base in Korea In Masan port 27 airline miles west of Pusan allied authorities ordered removal of all civilians not needed in the war effort This was a precautionary meas ure in the face of a reported of fensive buildup to the west and threat of infiltration by red agents ordered to stir up trouble among 75000 population Five thousand were evacuated from Masan inthe 1st batch Fri day Battle mountain a rugged peak about 12 miles northwest of Masan on the southwestern front was re taken Friday by the U S 25th infantry division It was the 9th time the peak changed hands Friday night the reds plastered the mountain with an artillery barrage Communist infantry struck immediately afterwards American and South Korean troops gained a few yards near the east coast in their efforts to close a 5mile gap in their lines AP Correspondent Bill Ross at the front reported the U S and South Korean troops opened separate at tacks through the murky weather to try to close the gap Progress Slow The hole remained after hasty battlefijont patching had sewed to gether a bigger hole punched out by a red breakthrough earlier in the week At dusk the doughboys had made little progress They were halted by rugged terrain plus the drench ing rain which reduced air support to 6 sorties Friday Taegu threatened by 50000 of the 130000 reds on the battleline appeared safe for now The reds were stopped north of it by 1st cavalrymen and South Koreans The Americans counterattacked but had to withdraw from gains made on a hill north of Taegu when expected air support did not arrive because of the weather Red resistance on the hill was sharp The red radio in Pyongyang North Koreaa capital has claimed for 2 days that the communists hold Taegu The town of Yongchon 20 miles east of Taegu changed hands twice Friday in fighting between North and South Koreans Two red tanks roared into Yongchon important highway jurction Thursday night but were driven out Friday Allies Keep Airfield An American field officer said Friday night that if Yongchon is not actually in communist hands it is under red control The 5mile gap in the allied lines is between Yongchon and Angang 8 miles west of redheld Pohang on the Sea of Japan coast The allies own the airfield 6 miles away A spokesman at General Mac Arthurs headquarters in Tokyo said the reds were building up strength rapidly in the battle scarred southwestern sector where they have been smashed back in 2 major attempts to reach Pusan Down there the reds had built a bridge across the Nam river west of Masan and were ready to try shoving 40000 troops across it Twentyfive miles northof the Masan front action U S 2nd divi sion infantrymen threw back a   

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