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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI THAT MAKES ACL NORTH IOWANS NIlCMiORS HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS October 19 20 21 VOL LVII Associated Press and United Press Full Five Cent a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18 This Paper Conslsti of Two Truman Offers Peace Partnership fo Asia Backed by U S Military By ERNEST B VACCARO Sail Francisco Truman set the world stage Wed nesday for an unprecedented counter offensive to soviet peace propaganda He offered a full partnership of peace to all Asia backed up by United States mil itary might The state departments Voice Of America bombarded every reachable listener with a constant repetition of Trumans warning to the peoples of the far east that Russia is trying to turn them into colonial slaves of a new imperi alism And the president left for the Russian politburo a bond and blunt reminder that the United States will not stop short of war to resist aggression and preserve our free way of life Mr Truman flew back to Wash ington shortly after delivering his major foreign policy speech Tues day night in the War Memorial opera house where the United Na tions charter was born 5 years ago 14400Mile Flight He left San Franciscos inter national airport at am CST on the last 8hour leg of a 14400mile round trip flight dur ing which he talked with General Douglas MacArthur on Wake is land about what he said were the dangers which still face us What we want is a partner ship for peace with all the world Mr Truman told a cheering audi ence He said we want peace but it must be a peace founded upon justice That American pol icy is as old as our republic and it is stronger today than ever be fore in our history and with Gods help we intend to keep it that way The crowd applauded vigorous ly as the president declared we are increasing our armed strength because soviet policies leave us ho Other choice If the Soviets really want peace Mr Trumancontinued they can prove it by living up to the principles pfihe United Na tions by joining the rest of the United Nations in calling upon the North Koreans to lay their arms at once and by lifting the iron curtain and permitting thefree exchange of information and ideas and finally by joining with the UN to establish a system of collective security which will permit the elimination of the atomic bomb and the drastic reduction and reg ulation of all other arms and armed forces Mr Truman countered Russias peace propaganda by tagging that country with responsibility for fear and unrest in both Asia and in Europe and said the United States and associated nations will continue to build up their arms to resist attack Threat to Peace The Soviet Union and its co lonial satellites said the presi dentin the course of a long and bitter indictment are maintain ing armed forces of great size and strength In both Europe and Asia their vast armies pose a con stant threat to peace So long as they persist in maintaining these forces and in using them to intimidate other countries the freemen of the world have but one choice if they are to remain free They must oppose strength with strength This is not a task for the United States alone It is a task for the free nations to undertake together And the freenations are undertaking it together Hickenlooper Says Democrats Aim at Bureaucratic Slavery The democrats are plunging the United States into complete so cialism Sen Bourke B Hicken looper charged in his campaign speeches throughout Cerro Gordo county Wednesday And communism is only so cialism with a bayonet he Both are run by bureau crats who make the people the slaves of the government The democrats never brought the level of wages or prices up to that of the 20s the senator de clared Any democratic prosperity is based on the 1200000 casualties in World war II and the 384000 Americans vho is based on the economic pressure of war he insisted To Rebroadcast Speech Hickenloopers principal speech was delivered at noon in Central park before several hundred per sons A large portion is to be re broadcast over KGLO at p m Wednesday His Mason City appearance was but one of 6 stops Wednesday in Cerro Gordo county He visited with farmers and residents in the Clear Lake Ventura Thornton Plymouth and Hockwell commun ities More than 200 persons assembled to hear the senator speak on the main street of Clear Lake School was dismissed and music by the high school marching band pro vided colorful background for a gala reception in Ventura From Ventura Hickenlooper proceeded to Thornton escorted by a caravan of county republican leaders About 200 persons as sembled in the Thornton City park to hear the senator give his 3rd talk of the morning Visits to Plymouth and Rock well followed Hickenloopers prin cipal address of the day in Mason City He was scheduled at Hamp ton for a Wednesday evening din ner Lead to Bankruptcy The 1950 election will determine whether or not Americans are sat isfied with an administration that is leading the country into bank ruptcy a completely controlled economy Hickenlooper told coun ty voters He blasted the demo cratic administration for bung ling foreign policy and squander ing taxpayers money to buy votes He accused the U S state de partment of stupidity and failure to develop a stable foreign pol icy Appeasement of Russia got the United States into the Korean war he declared The republican senator declared that there is something wrong with administration that will get the United States into two wars in a period of 10 years He stated that only the sacri fice and bravery of American troops and brilliant strategy of Gen Douglas MacArthur can be credited for avoiding disaster in Korea Raps Bratinan Plan Launching an allout attack at the Brannan plan Hickenlooper called it an attempt to completely socialize American agriculture and straightjacket farmers He said that most farmers do not know that the Brannan plan would sub mit them to legal controls involv ing penalties jail sentences and fines up to for those who failed to comply with the whim of the secretary of agriculture In reply to democratic accusa tions that he has neglected his duties as a member of the senate agricultural committee Hicken looper stated that he had attended 30 of the 34 meetings of the com mittee this year He considered the 4 absences justifiable as meet ing conflicted with those of the atomic energy and foreign rela tions committees of which he also is a member Hickenloopers opponent for election to the senate had stated that the republican senator attend ed only 30 of 177 senate agricul ture committee meetings The sen ator pointed out that the commit tee had not met so many times Says Supported CCC In speaking to the farmers Hickenlooper declared that he stands for free agriculture and for a farm program based on parity non political and operated by farmers Contrary to some reports he said he has supported and encouraged strengthening of REA and the commodity credit corpor ation Hickenlooper emphasized the need of a balanced federal bud get The national debt should be retired instead of increased he declared Only during the repub lican 80th congress has the federal budget been balanced since the democratic party came into power in 1933 he pointed out Iowas share of the billion federal debt is billion Hicken looper pointed out The debt amounts to for every man woman and child he said Hiss Was Adviser Alger Hiss was one of the pres idents two top advisers when he turned over to Russia at Potsdam and Yalta enough territory to give the communists control over 800 million persons as compared with 185 million before World war II the senator charged That is a third of the popula tion of the world he noted Why should Russia go to war vhen we have helped them a third of the way along their path of world control by the stupidity of our leadership President Truman has got his advisers from as far west as Kan sas City and as far east as St Louis Hickenlooper said all from within the jaws of the Pendergast machine I have tried to drive the reds and commies out of the national government during the last 6 years and they are not all out yet by any means he concluded I will continue to try to do that Housewife Is Murdered at Ottumwa Ottumwa A middleaged housewife was killed and hfer daughter raped Wednesday by the husband and stepfather County Attorney Samuel 0 Erhardt said Officers sought Paul Allison 40 a green house worker for the crimes The body of his wife Mrs Net tie Allison 44 was found stuffed in a bedroom closet behind some of her own dresses Coroner Gor don Traul was making an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death Officers said it appeared to have been strangulation Mrs Allisons daughter Mrs Thelma Wilt about 23 said her stepfather came to her home to get her to go to the Allison place this morning On arrival there she said he told her I killed your mother Her body is in the bedroom closet When she started screaming Mrs Wilt said Allison cried shut up or 111 kill you too Then Prosecutor Erhardt stated the girl told him Allison threw her on a bed raped her and said Your mother is down in the basement and tied up The young woman hysterical ran from the house to that of a neighbor Bud Heckart who lives across the street Heckart called police who found the body in the bedroom closet A physician called in to exam ine Mrs Wilt at police headquar ters told the county attorney she had been criminally assaulted Mrs Wilt had talked over the telephone with her mother earlier in the day and had been urged to come over to the Allison home The daughter demurred on the ground that she was busy AP Wirepholo HANLEY DENIES Gov Joe E Han ley stands at the microphone at New York Tuesday night to declare in a radio speech that there was no commit ment of any kind and financial matters were not discussed even remotely when he decided to run for the U S sen ate He said democratic charges that he was paid off to drop out of the governorship race were a new low in po litical smears The charges were based on a letter Hanley released Tuesday after democrats had obtaind a copy of it Toft Charges Hes the Target for LaborSocialist Movement BY THE ASSOCIATEDJPRESS While charges and countercharges over the Hanley let ter episode filled the New York air Senator Taft ROhio declared Wednesday he is the target of a move to install in Washington a laborsocialist government on the British principle Taft said that the democratic party is almost complete ly inactive in Ohio and that the campaign against his re election is being waged most entirely by the C I 0 Political Action committee Ohio is being flooded with lit erature and propaganda prepared months ahead In Washington at tempting to persuade the people of Ohio that they must eliminate some congressmen who have served their interests for years and replace them with stooges who will take orders of the labor union bosses Taft said Make Capital Democrats meanwhile sought to make capital of the letter which Lt Gov Joe R Hanley of New York made public Monday In it he disclosed he was assured he would be able to pay off his fi nancial obligations within 90 days if he consented to seek the re publican senate nomination Hanley had previously been as sured the New York governor nomination That was before Gov Thomas E Dewey changed his mind and decided to seek a 3rd erm Hanley said Tuesday night charges he was paid off to drop out of the race were a new low political smears Amid de mands for a grand jury probe of the whole episode Dewey also denied there was anything ir regular Asks Withdrawal But Deweys democratic oppo nent for governor Rep Walter A Lynch called on both Hanley and Dexvey to withdraw There is nothing else for them in their guilt to do Lynch said If they dont act quickly the anger of the citizenry of the state of New York will force them out Lynch in a broadcast cited 3 state laws relating to political activities which he contended Dewey and Hanley violated and he added combined penalties for these violations may well see the perpetrators spend the next 4 years in Dannemora prison in stead of Albany Hanley said there was no com mitment of any kind made before his withdrawal from the gover nors race and he added If there was anything crooked about it 1 wouldnt have written the letter1 At a news conference Dewey said he had never discussed Han leys debts or private situation with him He said he did assure Hanley he would have a state job if he lost the senate race to Sen ator Lehman DLibN Senator Anderson DN chairman of the democratic torial campaign committee said in Washington that what Hanley says of himself and his dealing should defeat him and certainly will defeat the man who engi neered the deal He also referred to Deweys sordid dealings for two high public offices President Chuckles In San Francisco President Tru mans press secretary Charles Ross told newsmen he had re lated the episode to Mr Truman and that he got a chuckle out of it but made no comment While Mr Truman was speak ing at San Francisco G O P Na tional Committee Chairman Guy Gabrielson said in a statement that the presidents trip into the Pacific to meet General Mac Arthur was nothing but politics If as the speech said Mr Tru man sought General MacArthurs views on peace in the Pacific what were they Gabrielson de manded Report ROK Units Into Pyongyang Soys New Plant Dnly Answer to Sewage Ruling Clear does not ap jear to be any alternative to Building a new sewage treatment plant for Clear Lake City En ineer L W Mahone reported Wednesday after a meeting with engineers for the state board of lealth in Des Moines Te admitted that he had bought previously that a large part of the present plant might DC salvaged or rebuilt but said hat after discussing the matter with the state officials he was convinced that an essentially new plant is the only answer 25 Years Old The present plant is more than 25 years old the engineer said and conditiohs have changed con siderably since it was built The volume of sewage has more than doubled with the population in that time he pointed out The most economical answer to the problem Mahone said is to build a combined plant for all the territory around the lake shores No one knows of any other prac tical way to handle the sanitary problem except to establish the district and build the combined planthe declared Vote Thursday Voters in the proposed district which includes all of the city of Clear Lake Ventura and the lakes watershed will go to the polls Thursday to vote on the establishment of thedistrict Clear Lakes voters will vote in the city hall and all those living outside the corporation will vote at the Ventura community hall Th e polls be open from 8 a m to 8 p m Mahones visit to Des Moines was precipitated by a ruling of the state board oi health that no new additions can be platted to Clear Lake because no additional sewer connections can be allowed The state board ruled that the presen plant already has been overloaded for a number of years The city council has waited for severa years in order to seewhat woulc develop in connection with the proposed sanitary district logness Is Dominated as College Head Maorhead Minn Rev Alvin MRogness pastor the last 8 years of the Trinity Evangelical lUtheran churchat Mason City iowa has been nominated for the aresidency of Concordia college The college board of directors nominated the 44yearold Mr Rogness Tuesday He would suc ceed J N Brown who will re lire next year after 24 years as president An election will be held next Tuesday when the college corpor ation assembly meets Mr Rogness served 3 years in Ames before coming to Mason City He received his schooling at the University of Minnesota and the Lutheran Theological Sem inary at St Paul He has a family of 5 boys and a girl BULLETINS PLEADS New York Green glass 28yearold former army sergeant pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a charge of conspiracy In time of war to convey secret government de fense information to Russia 3 PLANES CRASH Washington Andrews Field air force base reported Wednesday that 3 F86 fighter planes crashed Wednesday al most simultaneously in the Washington area SAME Blick lit rntuns in put 24 Pastor Rogness was in Minne apolis Wednesday attending a meeting of the board of education of the Evangelical Lutheran church and could not be reached for statement on his nomination for the presidency of Concprdia This is one of a number of offers o college presidencies seminary pro fessorships and pastorates he has received since coming to Mason City Sports Bulletin Mack popularized as the fraud old of buebnil retired Wednesday as of he Philadelphia Athletics post he has held since 1001 when the American league was organized Mack will be lucceeded u field boss of the As by Jimmy Dykes ex3rd baseman for the As and onetime manager of the Chica go White Sox Mack is 87 years old Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cooler Wednesday night with low near 50 cloudy Thursday with high abou 70 Iowa Clear and warm Wednes day night except cooler north west portion Wednesday night Low Wednesday night 50 north west 55 southeast High Thurs day 65 to 70 northwest 75 to 80 southeast Further ly cloudy and somewhat cooler Friday Low Thursday night 45 to 50 High Friday 64 to74 Iowa Fair and warm Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and not quite so warm Low Wednesday night 5055 north west 60 southeast IN MASON CITY Globe Gazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending Oct 18 at 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Year Ago Maximum Minimum SO 60 66 75 48 N Koreans Withdraw Into City By RELMAN MORIN Tokyo AP Ko said Wednesday night heirtroops had fought into Pyongyang doomed and near y deserted red capital but here were indications t h e report may be premature Two hours after the radio at Pusan said South Korean roops had entered a field dispatch reported marine pl ots still were attacking ene my targets in close support outside the city The dispatch filed by AP orrespondent 0 H P KirigJ after a flight over the made npmentionof friendly forces inside the city Instead it said that North Korean rearguards were with drawing into the bombblack ened city before the United Na tions advance 8Day March It still was believed possible that a small advance South Ko rean force had crossed the Tae dong river into the red capital at the Pusan radio said If so it cli maxed a brilliant 8day march of nearly 90 miles i The Pusan radio amid SouUr Koreans capttutot PyoofJ yangs nearby air field In any case Pyongyang was in its last hours J AP Correspondent Hal Boyle in another flightover said remnants of lotted fleeing north from the cihrwtre attacked by jet planes He said the city appeared His dispatch wasfiled shortly before the Pusan announcement NonStop Much During the drive the ROKs pressed forward impatiently and hardly stopped for rest Their officers had trouble re straining them from running along the mountain road to Pyongyang Gen Pail Sun Yup commander of the ROK 1st division and a native uf Pyongyang was as eager as his troops We will push hard to get there 1st he had told AP Correspondent Jack MacBeth slamming his fist into his palm for emphasis Along the way the ROKs could not restrain their bitterness against the reds who swarmedsouth of the border June25 and for a time virtually demolished the South Korean army Kick at SUlin Triumphant now they tore down red Korean flags along the way and kicked away pictures of Joseph Stalin They surged through red Korean opposition wherever it showed The path through the moun ains and on to the plains of Pyongyang waslittered with com munist dead and large stores ot abandoned arms ammunition ve licles and supplies Hundreds of reds were captured by the South Koreans Others fled nto the hills before a ROK drive hat would not be stopped HICKENLOOPER RENEWS AND MAKES ACQUAINT Cerro Gordo county Wednesday in his campaign for reelection to the U S senate on the repub lican ticket Senator B B Hickenlooper greeted old friends and made new acquaintances as he visited with farmers and townfolks Picture at left shows the senator chatting with a group of farmers shortly before making his initial talk of the day at Clear Lake Shown left to right are Sam Kennedy Clarence Nelson Fay Cooper Hickenlooper C A Pucggel and Hans Hcnrickscn Second picture shows the senator talking with Mrs John Hollingsworth Ventura Mrs Hollingsworth was a school mate of the senators mother many years ago in the little southern Iowa town of Blockton where Hickenlooper was born His home is now in Cedar Rapids GIobeGaettc photos by Bryant Next picture shows Hickenlooper greeting school chil dren of Ventura And the picture at right shows the re publican senator shaking hands with Thornton school stu dents who were dismissed from classes to hear his talk
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