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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION TH8 NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Associated Pres and United Frew Full Lease Wires uirnr Five Copy Big Tax Bill Nearly Ready for President Will Increase Payroll Deductions 10 Days From Now By FRANCIS M LE MAY Washington now expects to put the taxboosting bill on President Trumans desk by Friday night in time to increase payroll tax de ductions 10 days fromnow A senatehouse conference com mittee suddenly breaking a dead lock reached complete agreement on a compromise measure late Wednesday Mr Truman quickly telephoned Rep Doughton DN Car and said he is pleased with the bill Approval Expected The house and then the senate are expected to approve the bill probably Friday The agreement cleared the way for congress to adjourn this week end until after the November elections when it will come back to consider a 2nd installment war tax measure The present bill contains a pledge that this 2nd installment bill will include an excess profits tax on coiporations and that its effective date will be either July 1 or Oct 1 of this year The two tax measures together while boosting 1950 collections materially may increase taxes in 1951 by to the highest level on greater than the top collections in World war II Near War Basis The present bill agreed upon after considerable trading and re versing puts the nations tax statutes near to a wartime basis It raises the income taxes of over 50000000 individuals by al most a year effec tiye Oct 1 Most peoples taxes will go up about 20 per It raises corporations normal taxes by a year retroactive to apply to onehalf of 1950 corporation income It picks up more millions by loophole plugging and other tax law changes GIs fighting in Korea and their officers are given tax exemptions The bill provides tax incentives for industry to retool for the pro duction of defense materials It also puts a 10 per cent manufac turers excise tax on television sets and makes many more re visions of the tax laws The agreement for congress to come back in late November in stead of putting off action on ex cess profits until January was made Wednesday by congressional leaders Double Rites for Woman SoninLaw Iowa Harry B Reynolds 55 died of a heart ail ment at her t home Wednesday She was born Marie Butterwick daughter of Fred J and Rose Ann Butterwick Oct 9 1894 in Iowa Falls She was marriedto Harry B Reynolds Oct 9 1913 and had spent most of her life in this com munity She is survived by her hus band two daughter Mrs Eldon Oliver and Mrs Duane Lybarger both of Iowa Falls a son Fred at home 4 grandchildren a sis ter Mrs D T Robbins of Iowa Falls two brothers Fred T But terwick of Iowa Falls John But terwick of Ackley The body was taken to the Wood funeral home Mrs Reynolds died shortly be fore her soninlaw Duane Ly 1 barger was drowned in the Iowa river while inspecting a wall for the Central States Electric com pany Double funeral services will be held at St Marks Catholic church Friday at 10 a m with the Rev Father Gerald V Steiert officiat ing The Rosary will be recited at the Wood funeral chapel Thursday evening Burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery Wallace Says Hell Ignore Politics Now Des Moines e n r y A Wallace still says he has no in tention of going into politics again The former democratic vice president and 1948 progressive party candidate for president is visiting in Des Moines He saic it is a remarkably happy situa tion not to be associated with any political party Wallaces home at present is near South Salem N Y SAME k fUc mrant trafflo la M hmun MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1950 This Paper Consists ot Two NO m T T7 n r GlobeGazette photo by Sorlien Kiefer 3yearold son of Mr and Mrs Clifford Kiefer Forest City had all the pancakes he wanted at Clear Lakes fall festival and pancake day Wednesday So did lots of other people for the committee estimated that 6250 pancakes were served to gether with 288 bottles of syrup DESCRIBED AS a New York picture agency which distributed this photograph says it came from China photo service of Peiping with the following caption A group of American prisoners of war in Korea Left to right Edward Sonia 19 San Bernardino Cal William Creus 19 Perry Fla William Stonesbury Kansas City Mo Richard Sydney 19 West Va Ralph MacKinley 18 Atlanta BULLETIN ST JAMES WOMAN FREED St James Minn UR Mrs Ruth Teigland 34 was acquitted Thursday on charges of 3rd de gree murder in the deaths of two of her 3 small children Mason City Officer Cited for Korean Feat Lt Robert M Carroll son of Mrs Mary Carroll 221 West State was cited for superior leadership in wiping out a snipers nest and leading his men in a bayonet charge against the enemy accord ing to a UP dispatch from the 1st cavalry division in Korea Previously word was received here that Lt Carroll was seii ously wounded in Korea on Aug 12 suffering wounds on his face and rightarm At that time his mother called Tokyo and learned Lt R M Carroll that her son had been evacuated to a base hospital in Osaka Japan and that following an operation he was progressing satisfactorily Lt Carroll served with the 1st cavalry division in the southwest Pacific theater in World war II He is a graduate of Holy Family high school and the Mason City junior college His brother Sgt John Carroll was killed in action at Bougainville in the southwest Pacific on March 15 1944 Cold War Comes to New Boil When Russians Seize Our MPs By JOHN B McDERMOTT Berlin U Smilitary policemen seized by the Russians Wednesday were released Thursday but tension still ran high in the boiling new eastwest cold war in Berlin Some western authorities wondered whether the commu nists were building up to a new attempt to force the United States Britain and France out of Berlin At one point armed British Sussian soldiers grimly faced each other across the Britishsoviet sec or barrier in a dispute over the onal border Cross by Error The two American MPs were arrested by the Russians and their jeep seized Wednesday when they ay error crossed from the Ameri can sector of Berlin into the soviet zone of Germany U S authorities said the men were released after they had been questioned at a Russian military post near Potsdarn The soldiers were identified as Corp Peter J McSweeney of New nrk N J and Pfc Kenneth 1 of Huntington Ind Both said they had not been mis treated The Russians returned the sol diers gun their jeep and radio but held theGerman policeman who was riding with them when they were seized Reprisals Follow West German police Thursday arrested 7 more east Berlin police who reside in the western sectors of the city in reprisal for the al leged kidnaping of 25 west Berlin police from subway trains passing through the soviet sector Tues day That upped to 57 the number of east Berlin police being held in west Berlin jails Soviet troops touched off the AngloSoviet dispute Wednesday by trying to seize a 150yard slice of the British sector to get full control of a street divided by the zonal boundary At Duesseldorf Germany the British ordered west German po lice to shoot if necessary to break up banned communist meet ings in the British zone 6Inch Storms Hit North Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Torrential rains which measurec more than 6 inches at some points fell in Iowa Wednesday night anc early Thursday causing damag which mounted into many thou sands of dollars Flash floods sent creeks from their banks Highway bridge were washed out Some lovvan had to evacuate their homes The heaviest Vainfall report came from northern and north eastern Iowa At Eldora the of ficial measurement was 74 inches The Iowa river left it banks and was flooding corn fields in the Union Iowa area Emmetsburg in Palo Alto coun ty and Hubbnrd in Hardin coun ty had fil inches and Indepen clence had 612 Radcliffe reported 530 inche of rain and Buckeye had 517 Sev cral points had 2 inches or more They included Kanawha 291 Popcjoy 288 Iowa Falls 415 Delaware 25 and Estherville 350 Other rainfall reports include Dumont 141 Shell Rock 131 Sheffield 122 Garwin 115 an Mason City 112 Hampton Soldier Wounded in Action Virgil S Whip pie son of Gerald Whipple on Route 2 Hampton has been wounded in Korea it was learned here Thursday G B Shaw Has 2nd Major Operation Luton England George Bernard Shaw Thursdaj underwent a 2nd major operatic at the hospital where he has bee recovering from a broken thigh the British Press association re ported The agency said the new sur gery was designed to relieve bladder and kidney conditio which began to trouble the 9 year old Irish born dramatist afte he was first operated on for fractured thigh arines Slice Through to North Edge of Seoul resident Turns to High iving Costs By D HAROLD OLIVER Washington Tru nan said Thursday he is con erned about the high cost of liv ng and he is working on plans to neet it He told a news conference he vill act as speedily as possible but s trying to avoid the mistakes of he last world war The president said his admin stration does not want the na ion to go through the travail of he last price control period when t had to follow the road of trial and error Works on Plan Mr Truman was asked about vages not going up and prices fast He said he agreed this s so and he is working on a plan Commenting on a statement made Wednesday by Gov Ches er Bowles of Connecticut former OPA administrator favoring se ective price controls the president said that is being discussed but no decision has been reached Mr Truman endorsed the attack jy his special assistant Averell iarriman on Senator Taft R In a speech before the AFL convention in Houston Texas Harriman accused Taft of further ng the designs of the kremlin Dy his voting record on foreign Dolicy Mr Truman said the Taft record speaks for itself When a reporter asked whether le knew of many democratic sen ators whose records equalled or surpassed Tafts the president re plied very few and added Still BiPartisan There are more republicans who voted right than democrats who voted wrong so the country still has a bipartisan foreign policy The president said he was very well pleased with the record of congress now about to recess He said it had given him not all but ubstantially what he asked for in he way of legislation and had ac complished the business it set out o do He said he had no plans o campaign for election of demo crats to the new congress Mr Truman was asked at the outset Thursday to comment on en George C Marshalls testi nony before the senate armed er vices committee A reporter said Marshall disclaimed responsi bility for this governments China Dolicy in 1946 when he visited China on a special mission Mr Truman replied that Gen eral Marshall at the time was nol secretary of state but a special envoy for him He added thai Marshall sworn in Thursday as Lhe new secretary of defense hac written instructions from him when he went to China Looking Around The president said a new deputy secretary of defense to succeed Stephen T Early resigned wil be appointed as soon as possible and he is still looking for men to fill posts under the economic con trol act Asked what U S policy will be on whether to go beyond the 38th parallelin Korea in cleaning up Korean communists the presiden said that is a question for the United Nations since tho force opposing the Korean reds are a UN organization He added he will abide by the decision of the UN Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Low Thursday night 45 to 50 Higl Friday 65 to 70 Iowa Cloudy rather windy anc cool Thursday night with rail or drizzle in central and eas portions Low Thursday night 45 to 50 north 50 to 55 south Fri day clearing A little warmer Friday afternoon with high 6f to 70 Northerly winds 2025 MPH Friday Further outlook Fair and cool Friday night Faii a little warmer Saturday afternoon Sunday fair Minnesota Clearing and coolc Thursday night Friday fair little warmer in afternoon Lov Thursday night 4045 high Fri day in CDs IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistic for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum 68 Minimum fiO At 8 a m 60 Precipitation 107 YEAR AGO Whistler Again Serenades Louisiana Girl Paradis La This little Dayou community bustled with excitement Thursday watching or a phantom whistler whose veird serenades have terrorized an 8 year old bridetobe Nearly all of the villages 200 population peered out of windows Vednesday night while a cordon of sheriffs deputies guarded the ionic of Jacquelyn Cadow For the past lew days the towns seople have talked of little except he intruder who threatened the irls life and vowed to prevent ier marriage to a trooper Opinion is young divided slate over whether the noctural whistler is a prankster a wouldbe killer or a lunatic His whistle is a shrill interpre tation of a funeral dirge State police who were drawn into the investigation by State Trooper Herbert Belsom of New Orleans Jacquelyns husbandto be said they were stepping out of Lhe case We are convinced it is the work of a prankster Trooper Vincent B Ebeiea said State Police Sgt N J Khoury said the Cadow home Wednesday look on the appearance of a mecca Hundreds of curiosity seekers in automobiles paused for a look at the scene of the whistlers cottage surrounded by moss draped oaks A doctor attended the young bridetobe who collapsed Tues day night after she and her moth er her mothers sister and a New Orleans States reporter all said they twice heard the intruders funeral whistle Television Extends Cable Westward New York American Telephone and Telegraph com pany will make live television available to 12000000 more per sons Sept 30 by extending its television cable network to 14 cities The new network cities will be Greensboro and Charlotte N Car Jacksonville Fla Atlanta Ga Birmingham Ala Indianapolis Ind Louisville Ky Rock Island 111 Davenport and Ames Iowa Omaha Nebr Kansas City Mo and Minneapolis and St Paul Minn NAMED COORDINATOR Des Moines Oliver of Pcnn State college State College Pa will become state power use coordinator for the Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative association Nov 1 Mystery Column Seen Heading Toward Capital By TOM LAMBERT With U S Marines in Korea S marines cut through the Seoul suburb of Yongdungpo on the southwest bank of the Han river and stabbed at the northern of Seoul Thursday in some of the stiffest fighting since the Inchon landing Sept 15 Field dispatches reported the tankled leathernecks en tered the city at 6 p m Wednesday from their Han river crossing 8 miles downstream Fight House to House The swift allied 10th corps advance from the original 2nd front landing beaches at Inchon 220 miles away appeared to have reached the slower housetohouse fighting phase The marines made it from the riverside into Seoul in 12 hours A big battle seemed in Besides the threat of an uniden tified column of 40 tanks and 200 other vehicles approaching Seoul from the north Korean reds rushed into the city from several other directions Many were from the old allied beachhead perimeter in the southeast General Douglas MacArthur ap peared confident After a visit to a marine sector west of Seoul di rectly across the Han from the capital the United Nations com mander went aboard the battle ship Missouri off Inchon and then flew back to Tokyo He had been at the 2nd front since it opened on the Yellow Sea shores last Friday May Take a Week Lt Gen Lemuel C Shepherd commander of all Pacific fleet marine forces predicted it would be at least a week before Seoul is safe for srs sllied victory parade They could have made it tough for us said Shepherd But were on the north bank of the river and were going to stay Shepherd returned to Tokyo with MacArthur in the generals new Constellation staff plane Scap on his way back to Hono lulu AP Correspondent Russell Brines reported the marines entry into Seouls northwest outskirts Brines said another marine armor ed column swept over Seouls nearest satellite airfield across the Han and was driving toward 3 partly wrecked bridges across the Han Brines also relayed the 10th corps intelligence report on the mysterious armored force speed Miiximmn Minimum 80 48 AP Wlrcphnto SEOUL TRAPPED IN a new red tank column was reported approaching from the north U S marines smashed for the heart of Seoul Marines entered Seoul from the northwest and more were poised in the citys suburbs west of the Han river Rod also were rushing reinforcements from the south black In the old UN beachhead a force of 5000 red Koreans was trapped near Tabu D and many were reported surrendering South Korean troops were in Sam chok behind enemy lines on the coastal road from Pohang Steady gains were being made in other sectors of the southeast ing out of the red China border city of Antung in Manchuria The report was relayed to Gen eral MacArthur just before he left for Tokyo Brines returned with him A MacArthur spokesman said the general was not called back by any emergency Pilots spotted the red column 20 miles south of the Yalu river Ko rean boundary 210 miles north of Seoul It was reported Thursday morning to be possibly below the 38 parallel dividing North and South Korea This would put the column less than 30 air miles from Seoul Elite divisions of North Kijfeiihs which invaded South Korea June 25 were seasoned in communist Chinas Manchurian armies They fought with Russianmade tanks and other arms But with the al PENTAGON NOT INFORMED OF MYSTERY COLUMN Washington The afcmy said Thursday that no evidence has been received here that a column of reinforcements for the Korean communists is moving south toward Seoul from soviet dominated Manchuria A briefing officer told report ers he felt that if Gen Douglas MacArthur had any word of enemy troops moving down from the north the supreme com mander would have informed the Pentagon here There have been instances where field dispatches from Ko rea have been far ahead of official reports to the pentagon There was no way of telling whether this might be the case in connection with the reported reinforcements from the north lied offensive in the south picking up steam the reds appear unable to muster much organized strength from that direction The column from the it reaches Seoul pose the freshest threat SouthernCollapse Keds in the south were reported withdrawing changing into civil ian clothes and deserting or sur rendering And many others seemed on the verge of surrender ing A major battle for Seouls dusty and narrow streets might destroy a large part of the 500yearold capital The city of 1000000 is a mass of closely packed oneand twostory mudcovered wooden structures There are relatively few modern buildings strong enough for de fense and virtually no cellars The wood in the weathergrayed houses is tinderdry with age To cut off effective reinforce ments for the city from the south the U S 7th division drove for the last line of ridges overlooking the highway from Seoul to Suwon The 7th divisions vehicles moved on Hnstrhokcd roads frnm the Inchon beachhead to points 10 miles southwest of the city along side rice paddies where peasants placidly gathered in the harvest The harvest of Koreas staple food was one factor in the timing of the allies allout effort to crush the reds South Korean spokesmen had repeatedly empha sized the importance of the har vest AP Correspondent R c 1 m a n Morin reported that the marines who rammed across the Han 8 miles northwest of Seoul found narrow roads too slow for their tanks They rumbled farther east
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