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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 20, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                r NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME to CITY GLOBEG HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Preu and Unlttd Press Full Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 201950 This Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Pound at Seoul Under Red F Marines 1st River Crossing Repulsed but LongRange Shelling Aids 2nd Attempt i If JMMft 1 IWI Start Early on European Allied Army British French Defense Ministers to Help Form Plans By JOHN HIGHTOWER New York early on the actual organization of a military force to defend western Europe against Russia is foreseen by American officials here Their prediction is bolstered by the expected arrival Thursday of the British and French defense ministers At the same time American au thorities believe that decisions reached by the United States Britain and France on measures to relax occupation controls in Ger many will lead to strengthening western German ties with the allied powers and help clear the way for a German role in the projected new allied army Unprecedented Force Secretary of State Dean Ache son is known to believe that the next round of Atlantic council talks will produce a final agree ment among the 12 member na tions on creating this unprece dented peacetime force He is also hopeful that it will move France nearer acceptance of the principle that German troops can be used along with American British French and other Atlantic power military units The council will meet again briefly within two weeks Mean while Defense Minister Emanuel Shinwell of Britain and French Defense Ministers Jules Moch are here to consult with their from the North Koreans In the background a marine helicopter 2nd invading plane to land hovers before landing on the newly captured airtielcl Acheson Asks UN Police to Combat Aggression Wants World French Troops Throw Back Red Invaders By ROBERT BRANSON Saigon Indochina troops battling what may be a largescale communist attempt tc seize control of Indochina cu down a battalion of communist troops Wednesday in a slaugh terhouse attack and sent enemy units fleeing toward the nearby communist border The fighting took place nea communistheld Donghe on th border between Indochina anc communist China French source said the fortress town probabl will be recaptured Wednesda night or Thursday Caught by Surprise Officials said the French col umn of undisclosed strength caught the communist Viet Minn battalion by surprise between Langson and Donghe riddling it with artillery fire and inflicting severe losses French reconnaissance pilots who flew over Donghe said the fortress appeared to have been abandoned by the rebels in the face of the French counterattack Thenreports said the commu nists had fled with arms which they had captured There was no mention of tne fate of the French garrison which was captured by the communists when they staged their sudden at tack on the town French sources due cabinet colleagues British For eign Minister Ernest Bevin and French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman oh details of the pro posal and it is assumed especially on the use of German troops They are expected to talk also with Gen George C Marshall President Trumans defense sec retarydesignate Out of these talks is expected to emerge a much greater under standing than any yet achieved of exactly what military commit ments the major western powers will undertake in joining the fqrce and also an agreement on initial steps to create it Speed Important American officials say privately Organization With Teeth New York Secretary of State Acheson laid before the UN assembly Wednesday an American program to combat aggression anywhere in the world including a provision for a peace patrol and military forces to back up United m that speed is of the utmost im Schumann and Bevin wound up their conference on Ger man control problems Tuesday with a communique which saio Nations decisions He also suggested that the as sembly organize itself so it can meet noon 24 hours notice to act on any breach of the peace on which the vetobound security council cannot act This would apply in any subsequent case similar to the present Korean war Giving a major outline of United i States policy in the UN Acheson said a world organization with teeth to back up its decisions might deter the realists in the kremlin from seeking the piece meal dismemberment of the non soviet world Defense Our Means If this does not occur the in crease in our defensive strength reported in a French army com munique It said the Chinese frontier was absolutely calm AP Wirephoto MARINES APPROACH SEOUL Vanguards of 40000 I troops crossed the Han river and approached withm of Seoul A from the northwest Criers and bat muimiuc iil A ml PS Ot oGOUl Iiuui LUC 1JV1 rrws sfp Leon Pognon and French Com manderinChief Gen Marcel Car pcntier visited Laokay 167 miles vest of Dong Khe Tuesday Army at 150000 French officials were confident contingents of the 150 000rnan force in IndoChina could retake Dong Khe The communique did not men tion French strength The surviv ors of the routed red battalion were reported to have fled in confusion 1 through the jungles toward China leaving their dead and wounded along the road No Postmaster Nomination in This Congress There will be no nomination made for the permanent post mastership in Mason City in this term of congress according to waters off Inchon to ease were poised on Hans west citv Other soldiers were fanning out southward to off North Korean reinforcements coming up from the southeast battle area black In beachhead m the southeast B allies made gains on all fronts OL tUUW Germans to send diplomatic rep resentatives abroad and would otherwise give them more author ity at home and abroad In addition in a section written for Russian as well as German eyes the 3 powers declared that any attack on Western Germany or Berlin would be an attack upon them This merely was a warning to Rwssia not to try any Korean in Germany N All these developments fit into a pattern which Acheson Bevin and Schuman are now determined to develop further in the session of the UN assembly just getting under way Theri specificob jective will be to try to strengthen the United Nations to deal with communist aggression wherever it occurs regardless of the Russian with a communique wmvn clease in our ueieusivc ovi they intend to end the state of shaU be the means of ensuring war with Germany had author our survival and protecting the ized a mobile German police force essential values of our societies of 40000 men would allow the h declared Acheson proposed that the For mosa question should be placed on the assembly agenda as s matter of special and urgent importance Formosa now is the last strong hold of the Chinese nationalists Its waters now are beingpatrolled by American naval units on or ders of President Truman to pre vent the spread of the Korean conflict throughout the Orient Settle Formosa Peacefully The secretary of state said the United States government believes the problem of Formosa and the nearly 8000000 people who in habit it should not be settled by force Referring to Korea the secretary of state expressed confidence that UN bulk of them be able to crush the communist aggression there and that Korea will be returned to the custody of its own people RUSSIAN Malik left and Andrei Vi rhinsky representing the Soviet Union at the UnitedRa tions 5th general assembly in New York talk things ovei before the startof the session Tuesday BULLETIN Weather Report FORECAST 26 Navy Men Killed in Plane Crash Pearl Harbor navy men were killed Tuesday in the crash of a 4engine transport plane bound for the Korean air was one of the worst such navy disasters in the Pacific Debrisstrewn waters outside Kwajalein lagoon were searched for the bodies Wednesday Four have been recovered The navy R5D transport car JN Koreans n Landing on East Coast Allied Force Makes Shore at Samchok Opposite Capital City By LEIF ERICKSON Tokyo AP Thousands of marines hurdled the Han river Wednesday under furi ous enemy fire and Thurs day were reported hammer ing at the gates of Seoul General MacArthurs post midnight communique said two armored columns were onverging on Seoul against tiffening resistance Enemy asualties were reported aeavy The marines on their first unges from the river bank rove ahead 4 miles half way o theKorean capital field dispatches said The com munique did not say how close he marines are to Seoul now Five hours after the first waveshit the far bank pow erful U S tanks were ferried across They churned up sand banks plowed over rice pad dies and moved into the van of the march on Seoul The army in Washington said South Korean marines have landed at Samchok on the east coast opposite Seoul This is either to trap enemy forces on the east coast or is the beginning of a thrust along a lateral rail line to ward Seoul 118 air miles to the west 2nd Try Makes Good The marines first river crossing try in darkness was repulsed by red gunfire The second after daybreak and a longrange naval shelling of the reds from Inchon made I PI Not Guilty Churchill Back in Business Charles Gity E Jack Churchill 40 cleared of a charge of burning down a business rivals club returned to his night club business Wednesday Applause broke out in district The tanks rumbled southeast court Tuesday when a jury re turned a verdict of innocent in bringing powerful fire support to leathernecks attacking hill DOSI ChurchiUs arson trial The jurors tions outside Seoul LCJHI word received here Wednesday by Dr Sterling E Barber county democratic chairman from Sen telegram join read deliberated a little more than 4 had kept his Castle club closed during the 8day trial He said he feared someone might Red Koreans were fleeing before this armored vanguard of a 40000 man allied liberation force Enemy Rushes Help Americans and their communist enemy still were racing for pos RED REINFORCEMENTS On the Inchon Front Gcii Douglas IflacArthur was told Wednesday by officers at advance headquarters of the U S 10th army corps that a col umn of communist reinforce ments was moving south from Manchuria The column con sisted of 200 vehicles including 40 tanks and was said to he coming from the Manchurian city of AntunR into the water and J1C plant liquor or gambling equip ciiij ment there to cause a raid session of the capital Communist Churchill a center of contro versy here for several years was accused of setting fire to a roag from the strooiuii ui me troops rushed from the old south east Korea front were reported accused of setting fire to a night eaming into Seoul along a wind club building under construction roaa from the Mason cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday Oc casional thundershowers Wed nesday night Low Wednesday night 50 to GO High Thursday 70 to 75 Iowa Rather windy with occa sional thundershowers Wednes present time the white house ably were still fastened in their the offices are Iowa a similar situation ICPS are in a siimim We have no hope of finding is very improbable that any any survivors said a navy spokes more nominations will be sent to man here the senate before the end of this Airport watchers said the plane session These nominations to be took off smoothly from Kwajalein sent uo will reach congress when field They saw it suddenly plunge i Trmuarv coa Tt blew UP Within near Charles City Oct 17 1947 He reported several alleged at tempts on his life including the forcing of his car off the highway and a shotgun blast through the window of his cabin near his night club were striking h northwest He was arrested at Nashua last seemed November and fined for I First A slugging match in the streets year old city normally of 1000000 it reasesmbles in January into the sea It blew up reasesmDies m dimudij into me sea i sional thundershowers wecmcsThe county democratic central seconds The airport tower oper day night and turning cooler m ju the district and state ator said the only message re west portion Low Wednesday Committees concurred in the rec ceVed from the plane was a rou f fift TJT I tVip OllOt pulled carrying a gun in car His drivers0 license was suspended out of southeast Korea frontlines for the surprise 2nd front opera license was suspeuueu last Friday The Floyd county board of su tion that began last Fridav pervisors has refused several times Inchon faulted the Han s north r VPPP npvmit past bank 8 miles noitnwest 01 Veto Wants Estimated Forces American proposals for accom plishing this include arranging for i n C the general h e re there is no meet on short notice The United States also wants UN member nations to ear mark forces for antiaggression use anywhere in the world once the United Nations issues a call officials viewing the large anticommunist majority in the assembly are confident that measures along these lines will be adopted The result would be that while the main power of the west was being concentrated on the defenses of Europe other forces in the nature of a fire bn LU tUC under the guidance of the United Nationb There was no reference to whether the United States wanted UN forces to pursue the North Koreans north of the 38O1 parallel Acheson spoke a short time after the assembly completed its organ izational work in the 2nd meeting of its current session Brazilian Concurs Brazilian Delegate C DeFreitas Valle opened the assemblys gen eral debate The Brazilian also suggested that the assembly give consideration to plans for estab lishment of an international forcp and the creation of a system for the prompt mobilization ot an common resources The American program pre sented in detail by Acheson in cluded the following proposals First a provision for the can ing of an emergency session oC the general assembly upjm 24 hours notice if the security council is prevented from acting upon a breach of the peace or an act ol the establishment by near east 55 northwest 68 south Thursday cloudy and of H C Fender report cooler east portion with show raft elementary school superm changing radio frequencies st portion with showL for the post the forenoon Paitly Barber pointed out that rt 1 i 1 i GcVV I Hi cool Friday with high 68 to 70 Saturday fair and warmer Minnesota at Iowa Falls ers in the lorcnoon jrcmj BarDer pointed out nun Worker Drowns erly 2025 MPH winds Thurs fication is received he will be dav Further outlook Fair and firmed and take office upon his discharge Pcndergraft is a member of the naval reserve Miss Dorothy Dunn has been acting postmaster here since the 1 crash death of Fred J cooler extreme north d south night cade would be set up tp oppose possible soviet expansion else where HOW THEY VOTED WMhincton D C Gillette DIowa voted with the majority Tuesday when the senate overrode President Trumans veto a bill providing Iree medical tare lor SpanishAmerican war Teterans Senator Hickenlooper RIowa was not present but announced lor overriding the Veto SAME WhtU i second me ie general assembly of a security atrol a peace patrol to provide mmediate and independent ob ervation and reporting from any rea in which international con Hct threatens upon the invitation r with the consent the btate V1 a plan under which each member nation would designate vithin its national armed forces a United Nations unit or units to be specially trained and equipped and continuously maintained in eadincss for prompt service on behalf of the United Nations To assist in thc organization training and equipping of such units we wifl suggest that a United Nations military adviser be appointed Un til such time as the forces provided for under article 43 are made available to the United Nations the availability of these national will be an important step to most east I Ross Sees No Post for Harold Stassen Iowa Falls Duane Lybarger f drowned in the Iowa river here Wednesday morning while inspecting a wall of the Central States Electric company Lybarger was using diving equipment and when those work ing above the surface received no signal from him they brought him to thc surface and found him to renew Churchills beer permit Churchill Freed on 2nd Ballot Charles male member of the jury which considered the Gordon E Churchill case here Wednesday told a newsman only two ballots were taken in reaching a not guilty verdict for the defendant He said the 1st ballot was 11 to one for acquittal and added that it was a woman juror who held out for conviction on the 1st ballot north to 55CO extreme 55 north The white dead IN MASON CITY job Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 59 50 01 fifi 38 3YEAROLD ADMITTED DCS Moines At nsnca in the west that Matthews i would resign and be succeeded by Harold E Stassen president of the University Pennsylvania and 1948 aspirant for the republican presidential nomination The answer to that is no cate gorically no Ross said As tar as I know Mr Matthews is stay ing on and I have heard nothing to the contrary Asked whether there was any J rtl H 1O Ai i o to remain in his tral States Electric company He is survived by the widow and a daughter The accident occurred when Ly bargeis air hose became tangled under the water A fellow employe who entered the wator after 20 minutes had passed without signal from Lybarger said he found the hose wrapped around his body Police said he was dead when he reached the surface DCS Moines Atspect Of any federal appoint wood 3 of Newton was admitted ment for Stassen Ross said to to Blank Memorial hospital Tucsthe best of my knowledge and be polio patient no CALLED SUICIDE Hooksett N H authorities expressed the belief Wednesday that Helen Maciolek 25 secretary of Dr Hermann N Sander was a suicide MacNider Outfit Cited ior Turnout Chicago Minnesota veterans of armys 103rd Cactus division scored the best summe training attendance of any or ganized reserve corps division in the nation Fifth army headquarters an uounccd that thc infantry outfi commanded by Maj Gen Hanfor MacNider of Mason City Iowa had the highest percentage turn out for its 1950 field exercises at Camp McCoy Wis Aug 20 to Sept 3 STAR FOR HEROISM Tokyo Lt R J T l V east baninrmiles northwest of Seoul as a 3quarter moon paled out in daylight The leadoff battalion for this had been 1st ashore Friday at Inchon port 22 miles west of eoul Across in Amtracks It stormed across the river in amtracks after navy guns had helled and shattered red strong joints from waters off Inchon The navy big joined at Inchon by the 16inchers of the battleship called on to lob shells 20odd miles in and after the reds hurled back the earlier nightcovered assault Ground artillery and warplanes also pounded the reds before the dawn attack AP Correspondent Don White head veteran of many European landings in the 2nd world war went across in an amtrack with the 1st wave The enemy tipped Cody Dubuque Iowa has been awarded a bronze star for heroism in the Korean lighting LUC AOV M 1 off by the night attempt was wait ing Whitehead reported Bullets began to slam against the side of our amtrack and through a slit in thc rear door I could see the little spouts of wafer which jumped up as bullets hit the water But the steel sides protect ed us and the amtracks plowed ahead Then we were ashore and climbing a steep sandy bank and the machineguns were rattling Marines Tense Our amtrack pulled away from the river about 1000 swerved through a rice paddy to an embankment TMv   

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