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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS AIL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVII Associated Press United Press Full Lease Wires Five Copy MASON CITI IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 12 1951 This Paper ol Two t GOP Senate Hits Political Hoodlums At Algona Loveland Attacks Present Farm Product Storage Plan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas senatorial campaign moved into Des Moines and Algona Wednesday Senator B B Hickenlooper re publican seeking reelection spoke on 3 occasions in Des Moines He hit at what he called politica hoodlums and treasury looters in Washington At Algona Albert J Loveland democratic senatorial talked about farm surpluses at a banquet and later before a crowc of 300 at the county courthouse Says Program Cant Last The former state production anc and marketing administrator told his Algona audience that we cant live forever with a farm program that keeps meat milk dairy and poultry products stored away from the people We are going to have to make It available to the people in reg ular market channels he said and see what happens If the price breaks below fair yield to the farm producer we will have to make up the difference Loveland said he resigned his position as undersecretary of ag riculture to seek the senatorial nomination because he felt agri culture should become geared to a business economy Covers Des Moines Kickenlooper told a Polk county republican rally in Des Moines We republicans want to resist socialistic encroachment and stop national bankruptcy and disaster that is certain to be visited on this country if this gang of poli tical hoodlums and treasury loot ers continue longer in power in Washington The republican party failed to carry Iowa for president in 1948 the Iowa senator said because 625000 voters didnt go to the polls In addition to the rally Hicken looper addressed Drake students and members of the Des Moines Womens club The Womens club speech was nonpartisan It was estimated he spoke to about 1000 persons during the day NORTH KOREA Allied Shelling of North Korean Port Continues Defense Cost May Exceed U S Budget Omaha of the Navy Matthews said Thursday the cost of operating the national mil tary establishment alone next year may exceed this years en tire national budget That would be more than He said that the final sum when determined will be painful to contemplate and test the national character to face up to the reality Matthews went on to caution there must be no hesitation or in decision about going through with the plans for new military legislation now being drawn up for presentation to congress when it reconvenes on Nov 27 May Be Avoidable It must not be forgotten he said that Korea is only a symp tom of the political plague which afflicts the world Total war may not be inevitable but we dare not assume that it is avoid able The navy chieftain voiced these views in an address prepared for home state audience the Neb raska bankers association To finance the new defense ef fort he said new taxes will have to be paid controls endured and the even tenor of our civilian ALLIES BOMB RAIL CENTER NEAR forces pushed ward Pyongyang red Korean capital on 3 fronts Thursday as a United Nations naval task group bombarded the North Korean coast D at Chongjin rail and communications center 34 miles from the Manchurian border U S troops A were driving on Kumchon from 3 directions South Koreans B overwhelmed red resistance at Kumwha Chor won and Pyonggang At Wonsan C allies were battlingreds a mite west of the city Truman MacArthur Hope for Effective Policy in Far East pursuits turbed will be violently dis Rails Rocked by Wage Talk Washington nations railroads staggered T h u r s d a y under union demands for wage increases of nearly a billion dol lars a year Railway management spokes men would not comment officially on the unprecedented demands from both operating and craft it was no secret they were rocked by the sum involved The unions contend the pay increases are needed by their some 1425000 members to keep abreast of rising living costs Representatives of some 1000000 nonoperating railway workers en gaged in clerical signalling telegraphy and terminal shop operations announced Wednesday they will demand a 25 cents an hour pay hike A few hours later the Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen and Eriginemen disclosed that they want a 35 cents an hour wage boost The pay hike asked by the fire men and engincmen was the biggest yet in the recent flurry of union demands The previous top had been 25 cents an hour By EllNEST B VACCARO St Louis Tru nan held out hope Thursday that and General Douglas MacAr thur may find a way to counter he explosive threat of commu nism in the far east He contended that the free na ions are making progress to vard peace in spite of conditions which are prevailing in the far east Out of his weekend conference in the Pacific the president pre dicted may come some contribu tion to the peace of the world Mr Trumans talk Wednesday night to a meeting of the Mis souri Order of theEastern Star highlighted his stopover here en route to the spectacular rendez vous with MacArthur 6500 miles away Newsmen Barred Although some 12000persons heard the presidents speech to a closed meeting of the Masonic af filiate newspaper men were barred Typewritten transcripts of his remarks were made available to the press later by Presidential Sec retary Charles G Ross Speaking after seeing his sister Miss Mary Jane Truman in stalled as Missouri worthy grand matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Mr Truman declared in his neighborly offthecuff fashion Now I am on my way to have a conference with General MacAr thur and I hope that out of that conference will come some contri bution to the peace of the world For 5 long hard years as pres ident of the United States I have labored diligently to attain a peaceful world I think in spite of conditions which are prevail ing in the far east that we are making progress toward that point The president scheduled a 3 p m CST takeoff from Lambert St Louis airport in the Indepen dence on the 2nd lap ot his flight He is due at FairfieldSuisan airport in California at p m CST and at Hickam field Hono lulu at 8 oclock Friday morning Hawaiian time A 4hour stop is planned in California a 16hour layover at Hickam field Bis Brother It was as big brother to Mary Jane Truman that the president flew into St Louis Wednesday night to help honor her Smiling and friendly she walked to the rostrum in Kiel auditorium in a new white lace gown between the president and her older brother J Vivian Truman of Grandvicw Mo The president a 33rd degree Mason called it a very high hon or to the family and said We all appreciate it Then waxing serious he de clared It is not customary in coun tries other than the free countries oC the world such as the United States Canada and Great Britain to have organizations of this kind which can operate as they please for the welfare of all the bers The 1st thing that atotali tarian government does is to abolish allsuch organizations as this and persecute the members North lowans on Lutheran Merger Group Columbus Ohio JP Three lowans have been named to an American Lutheran church com mittee to discuss merger with two either Lutheran churches The naming of the 9man com mittee was one of the last actions of the churchs convention which closed here Thursday New officers including 3 lowans also were installed Named to the committee to meet with similar committees from the Evangelical Lutheran church and the United Evangelical Lutheran church were Dr Bernard Holm of Dubuque IowaDr H Waterloo Iowa and Louis Brnder of Daven port Iowa lowans elected to national of fice were Dr Siefkes and Herbert Engelbrecht Waverly Iowa vice president and Edwin Engelbrecht Waverly trustee Newofficials selected included Paul Burtzlaff of Clinton Iowa to the board of American mis sions the Rev Henry C Hafer man of Dubuque Iowa to the board of foreign missions Doctor John Hiltner of Waverly fowa to the board of parish education Alfred Haefner Waverly Iowa delegate to the American Luth eran conference and Doctor S Salzman Dubuque Iowa and George Heins Monona Iowa to the judiciary committee Elected to the board of regents of Wartburg seminary at Dubuque were the Rev Albert Heidman Mendota 111 the Rev R C Schlueter Monona Iowa and John Vorthmann of Council Bluffs Iowa Named to the board of regents of Wartburg college Waverly Iowa were the Rev Edwin Schlachtenhaufer Pomeroy Iowa W G Voecks Waverly Iowa Al Vollbrecht Milwaukee Wis and Mrs Paul Moeller of Waverly Bancroft Girl Waldorf Queen Forest City Wil Derg Bancroft is to be crowned lomecoming queen in a ceremony Friday night marking the begin ning of the 3day homecoming eel ebration at Waldorf college Her attendants will be Mary Anderson Forest City Jackie Riis Slater Elisabeth Aamoth lola Wis and Alyce Thompson Em mctsburg UN Limits Rhee Authority to Korea The UN commission on Korea unanimous lyapproved Thursday an Austra lian proposal which would limit the authority of the UNbacked Republic of Korea to South Korea The commission will meet Fri day with Warren R Austin U S delegate attending as a represen tative of the unified command With the limits of authority recommended by the commission vote the members will study the next step to take in Korea The UN economic and social council rejected a surprise Rus sian move to out nationalist China and seat representatives of the Chinese communists The soviet move came shortly after the 18nation body met to begin consideration of measures for the economic and social re habilitation of wartorn Korea The vote was taken in two parts 1st on the ousting the nationalist delegation and thenon the seating of the reds The vote was 7 to 11 against expelling the Chiang KaiShek representative and 6 to 11 against inviting red China On the latter vote Den mark abstained Conference May Meet on Ship Washington tP Speculation arose in the capital Thursday tha President Trumans historic meet ing with Gen Douglas MacArthu this weekend might take place aboard a ship This belief was based largely on reports that Mr Truman and MacArthur are headed for Wake Island a desolate strip 2000 miles west of Hawaii and scene of bit ter fighting early in World war II Persons familiar with the islanc say it is illequipped to accom modate the 100 or so persons who will be in the TrumanMacArthur parties Only a few quonset huts they say are on Wake Communications Good On the other hand a ship would provide not only adequate accom modations but good communica tions as well Two noted 45 000 ton Battleship Missouri anc the Mount fig ured in this line of speculation as the possible meeting site The Mount McKinley served as the flagship of Vice Adm James H Doyle during recent landings at Inchon The Missouri was regarded as a likely choice until reports came Thursday that it was in action late Wednesday night Eastern Standard bombarding North Korea near the Chinese Manchurian border Still it would be possible for the Missouri to sail the 2000 miles to Wake island by Sunday EST if it broke off the action after a few hours No definite time has been an nounced for the TrumanMac Arthur conference but the timini of Mr Trumans flight in the Pacific indicates that it might be late Saturday or Sunday Sentimental Appeal The Mighty Mo has a strong sentimental appeal for both con ferees It was named for Mr Trumans home state and was sponsored by his daughter Mar garet when the president was senator from Missouri On its broad deck in Tokyo bay on Sept 2 1945 Japanese repre sentatives and MacArthur signet the formal surrender of Japan to the allied powers thus bringing the 2nd World war to a close Although the Missouri now is most mentioned as the probable meeting place of the president and MacArthur another ship the also been discussed as a possibility The Mount McKinley was the flagship of Vice Admiral Jarnes H Doyle during the recent landings at Inchon MacArthur observed that operation from its decks II is an amphibiousforce command ship and accordingly has a large amount of quarters and compiuni cations faculties Set Aside for Steel Ordered Washington national production authority ordered steel producers Thursday to set aside 5 to 25 per cent of their normal pro duction for defense purposes The exact amount set aside de pends on the type of steel in volved The percentage range is subject to change whenever de fense requirements mount Thursdays order supplementing the previously announced produc tion priorities system permits steel firms to hold back for civili an consumer use amounts ranging from 75 to 95 per cent of their normal production 19 Year Old Gels Chair Cambridge Mass 19 year old boy who bludgeoned his aunt to death because she refused to lend him her car was con victed of 1st degree murder Wednesday night and sentenced immediately to death in the elec tric chair SAME Blick IriffKs dtith In flit 51 Ittura lowdn Killed 3 Others Injured in New Mexico Grants NMex Bu chele 69 of Muscatine was killed and 3 other lowans injured in an automobile accident west of here Wednesday The injured were Elmer Reed 63 of Route 3 Tipton Iowa in critical condition and Mrs Maude Reed 58 and Bucheles wife Lola 68 in serious condition The in jured were all taken to an Albu querque hospital Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and dry through Friday Low Thursday night 34 High Friday 76 Iowa Cool Thursday Lows 3642 except localty about 33 in north t portion Friday fair and pleasant Highs Friday 7075 east 7580 west portion Further Fair Saturday with increasing cloudiness Sunday Cool night and pleasant daytime tempera ture Minnesota Fair and cool Thurs day night Friday fair and pleasant Low Thursday night 2934 north 3438 south High Friday 65 northeast 6872 south and west IN MASON CITY Globe Gazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Oct 12 Maximum 68 Minimum 41 At 8 a m 48 Year Ago Maximum Minimum 58 33 International COCKE Jr of Georgia is the leading candidate to be elected national commander of the American Legion in conven tion Thursday In LOB Legion Asked to Vote on State Policy By GRAHAM BERRY Los Angeles The Ameri can Legions national convention was asked Thursday to vote con demnation of the state depart ments failure to deal ade quatery with the grim and bloodj advance of communism through out the world But a resolution from its for eign affairs committee sidesteppec a demand that President Truman remove ofc State Dean Acheson as urged by the Legion retiring executive committee Acheson is not named in the doc ument Submission of the report l hours followed a long be hindthescenes wrangle over its wording The convention Ad journed an hour early Wednes day when the committee failed to bring in its recommendation as scheduled One excerpt stated We urge the president of the United States to heed the clear lack of confidence and the mis givings of our people in the pres ent administration of our state de partment and promptly to take al necessary steps to reconstitute the department to the end that the confidence of our people in the conduct of our foreign affairs be fully restored The report also urged sponsor ing of a resolution by the Amer ican delegate to the United Na tions to the effect that Further aggression in any part of the world by soviet Russia will meel the full force of retaliation by ihe United Nations police author ity including if necessary the release of atomic weapons on so viet Russia Also before the convention Thursday is a resolutipn urging universal military pected to pass unanimously and jlection of officers The Legion Wednesday unanimously endorsed outlawing the communist party Farm Boy Killed When Car Upsets E Luenberger 6 son of Mr and Mrs Henry uenberger who live between Spillville and Ft Atkinson was killed when his car skidded and urned over on a gravel road J of i mile west of Ft Atkinson at p m Wednesday Luenberger was driving to a vedding dance at Spillville with on Hagemann 16 and Jim Her ald 18 of the same community vhen the car left the road and oiled over on top of Luenberger lagemann and Herald escaped in ury Luenbergers neck was iroken Funeral services will be held at he Community church at Ft At dnson Saturday at 2 p m with nirial in the Ft Atkinson ceme ery Survivors include the par nts a sister Lou Ann and a jrother Duwayne The young man vas a junior in Ft Atkinson high chool well known in athletic ac ivities LUTHERANS ADOPT BUDGET DCS Moines UR The United utheran church in America closes ts 9day convention Thursday aft r adopting a biennial budget of 10435700 approximately 00 higher than the budget for the urrent period Mighty Mo Heads Firing on Chongjin By RELMAN MORIN Tokyo guns of the Battleship Missouri allied warships and naval planes set fire Thursday to Chongjin a far northern port on the east coast of red Korea The industrial port city of 190000 is 34 miles southeast of red Chinas Manchuria border 49 miles from soviet Si beria and 220 miles upcoast4 from the nearest allied South Korean ground troops at Wonsan There were indications the heavy shelling was continuing The burning red iron and stee center of 190000 people is 3 miles southwest of red China Manchuria frontier and 49 mile southwest of soviet SiberiaIt i 140 miles from Siberian Vladivos tok a major supply head for rei Koreas heavy weapons Down the east coast 220 miles i Wonsan northernmost advance point of allied spearheads pressini toward the red capital Pyongyang near the west coast Carrier planes rocketed and strafed Chongjin in a fiery twoday prelude to the warship bombard ment Prelude To A similar allied fleet bombard ment and rolling air strike pulpec the Korean west coast ahead o the allied amphibious landings a Inchon in midSeptember tha turned the tide of war The west coast landings led to the general allied counteroffen sive now striking with 3 prong inside red Korea toward the com munist capitalPypngyang on th west side of the peninsula First dispatches from the Migh ty Mo flagship of the United Na tions task group off Chingjin gav no indication that a landing was being made The Mighty Mo has been men tioned apeculatively as one several possible meeting places fo the TrumanMftcArthur talks in the far Pacificthis weekend British Join British Canadian and Austra lian iwarships joined the Missour and the American Heavy Cruise Helena in the Chongjin bombard ment No other ships were identifie by name in the 1st dispatch from AP Photographer Corresponden Gene Herrick aboard the Missouri Herrick reported the bombard ment started Thursday with in dications that it was continuing It was the northernmost poin in red Korea to come under the allied big naval guns Carrier planes softened up the shore targets Wednesday The Helena began the bombard ment Thursday with her 8inchers and the Missouri followed with 1900pound missiles from her 16 inch guns The shooting was ported 90 per cent accurate on se lected red targets and fires were seen blazing in the city an hour after the bombardment began ViceAdm Arthur D Struble commanding the UN task group oh the Missouri said we have a 400round allowance for today presumably for the whole task group Allied ground troops far south of the bombarded city pushed steadily ahead on 3 fronts toward Pyongyang from the south southwest and east Report Withdrawal Those approaches to the nest of defiant Premier Kim II Sungs are fiercely defended by the reds in some spots In other sectors they were reported with drawing Stark defeat appeared in the offing for the staggering reds but Russias Prime Minister Josef Stalin wished the North Koreans success The kremlins boss mes saged Kim that Russia hopes for establishment of a united inde pendent style Stalins message described by the communist newspaper Pravda as an historical n reply to Kims expression of thanks to Stalin for the friendly support given by the Soviet Jnion Stover Confirms Cents Address Hampton UR Fred Stover Hampton one of two claimants to he presidency of the Iowa Farm rs union confirmed reports Vednesday night that artist Rock veil Kent addressed the organi ationss convention at Des Moines sept 22 Stover said Kent spoke at the nnual banquet of the union held t a downtown Des Moines hotel I couldnt report what Kent aid because I wouldnt know whether I would get it right he aid Iowa City Cafe Owner Held in Slaying Iowa City Iowa City waiter intercepted while riding his employers attractive wife was stabbed to death early Thursday while in police custody and the cafe owner was held for the Detective Oliver White said James Lons 52 operator of the Princess cafe had admitted stab bing Andrew Andy Davelis 40 during a fracas which occurred while two policemen were lead ing Davelis toward a squad car White quoted Lons as saying his wife had been going out with Davelis for some time I went after him to cutrhil ears off White quoted Lons V Lpns was held in jail N6 charge had been filed Wife a D A R Mrs Viola Lons 42 attractivt brunet who is a past regent of ah Iowa City chapter of the Daugh ters of the American Revolution was in seclusion at her home Detective White Assistant Po lice Chief Joe Doleral and County Attorney Jack C White this version of the affair Davelis picked up Mrs Lons at the cafe about a m He was driving the cafe propri etorsrcar Davelis was a waiter there The couple iwas followed through Iowa City streets by Lons and 3 other men At a point on Summit street the car in which Lons was riding swung around in front and blocked the car Davelis wasdriving Davelis trapped got out and ran about a block up the street He turned into the home of Dan Dutcher an Iowa City attorney where the porch light was burn ing Calls for Help Davelis burst into the home and ran up to the 2nd floor hallway shouting Help me help me Lons meantime had gone to his own car and assaulted his wife The 3men with him chased Davelis the trio arrived at the Dutcher home a police squad carmanned by Officers Patrick McCarney and Herman Parrqtt had arrived The policemen went into thai house to ward the squad carwith him r Just off the porch Lons arid George Baculis a chef at the cafe and a brother of Lons swarmed over Davelis The police quieted the affray and went to the squad car with Davelis and proceeded to the pof lice station They weref unaware that Davelis had been stabbed He died within a few minutes after reaching the station Stabbed Front and Back Dr George Callahan county coroner said a postmortem showed that a stab wound inflict ed from the front had caused Davelis death A stab wound also was found in Davelis back Lons and his 3 companions who left in their car immediately after the affray were arrested and he admission by Lons came after 3 hours of questioning County Attorney White said told authorities his wife had been going out with Davelis for ome time I went after him to cut his ears off White quoted Lons as iaying White said Lons told them the tabbing occurred between the 3utcher porch and the curbing Lons hand was bleeding when he vas arrested A pocket knife with a 4 inch lade which police said was ap jarently the death weapon was ound by Assistant Chief Dolezal n a pile of leaves after a 5 hour earch Detective White said Lons told lem he tossed it from the car WellKnowti Bowler Davelis a wellknown Iowa City sowler was separated from his wife Stella about 3 years ago as two sons aged 11 and 14 Mrs Lons a brunet is in tddl ion to her D A B work a for   

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