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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAMR THAT MAKfS ALL NORTH IOWANS N 11 G H IO R J HOME EDITION VOL LVII Awociated Press and United Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON ClJTV IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25 1950 This Paper Consists ol Two Ont No 14 Allies Punch to 32 Miles of Manchuria Sees Senate Prestige in Danger Guy Gillette Says Average Man Cant Afford Race By EDWIN B HAAKINSON Washington Gil lette DIowa pointed Wednes day to two trends in the election of United States senators which he said threaten the prestige of the senate The lowan is chairman of the 3man senate subcommittee which is policing this years election of 36 senators Tuesday it ordered investigators into 4 states New York Pennsylvania Iowa and Kentucky Ten years ago Gillette also headed a similar committee Of the different problems that have developed in that span Gillette told a reporter First it now costs so many thousands of dollars to be a suc cessful senate candidate that the man of average or moderate wealth cannot afford to run Second the nomination of a senate candidate has become a center of political deals and po litical trafficking in too many states Powerful interests and zations recently have been com bining in thesedeals Gillette said If these two trends con tinue it could destroy the prestige and value of the senate Too IVTjiny Loopholes Existing and suggested federal laws aim at preventing or outlaw ing these trends but Gillette said it probably is impossible to cure or halt them by writing laws be cause there are so many loop holes After telephone conferences with his two subcommittee colleagues Senators Stennis DMiss and Schoeppel v Gillette Tuesday ordered attorneys and in vestigators into 4 states frprn which formal complaints centering on senatorial campaign have been filed They came from the American labor party in New York republi cans in Iowa and Kentucky and democrats in Pennsylvania Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York had no comment on the com mittees decision but State G O P Chairman William L Pfeiffer said he was not surprisedthat a democratcontrolled congress should inject itself into the campaign at the last moment Gillette said it may be necessary to hold public hearings in Phila delphia before election on Nov 7 committee investigators verify complaints of fraudulent registra tion and strongarm methods made by 4 democratic leaders Joseph Sharfsin former demo cratic city solicitor in Philadelphia who helped file the complaint is supporting the reelection drive by Senator Myers Myers is opposed by Gov James H Duff Public Hearing Gillette said he might also hold1 a public hearing in New York prior to election The committee received complaints by the Ameri can labor party and individual ALP officials involving the repub lican nomination for the senate and a series of democratic appoint ments and nominations but not that for senator Lt Gov Joe R Hanley republican is seeking to unseat Senator Herbert H Lehman DLibN The Kentucky complaint from republicans said Gov Earle Clem ents democratic senate entry is spending many times the 525000 limit now set by law for a senate candidate Clements opposes Charles I Dawson The Iowa complaint also from republicans alleged that agricul ture department employes were campaigning for Albert J Love land democratic senate nominee in violation of the Hatch act which prohibits political activity by most government workers His opponent is Senator Bourke B Hickenlooper Gillette declined to identify the committee investigators or say just when they will leave for the 4 states To do so would impair their effectiveness he said As soon as they arrive in a state it soon leaks Sidney Man Heads Iowa Bankers Group DCS Moincs H Pullman of Sidney was elected president of the Iowa Bankers association Wednesday He succeeds J F Kennedy of New Hampton Pullman is a vicepresident of the Fremont County Savings bank of Sidney 6 NEW CARRIERS London announced Wednesday she will add 6 new air craft carriers to her fleet between now and 1954 AP Wircphoto AGE IS NO HANDICAP for 73yearold Mrs Nettie A Warren After 50 years she has returned to school She graduated from Denmark academy in 1897 founded by the same group that founded Grinrjell college She last attended school in 1900 at Grinnell Married in 1907 she and her husband ran a Donnellson general store for 20 years He died in 1949 and Mrs Warren decided to return to school this fall She is pictured in a Man and So ciety class at the University of Iowa North Atlantic Nations Aim to Quickly Build Big Force By ELTON C FAY Washington 12 North Atlantic nations banned together for defense against communist armed might may be able to cre ate a bigger force and do it faster than their military planners have hoped This prospect cheering to a ner vous western world developed Wednesday out of the opening ses sion Tuesday of the military com mittee of the North Atlantic treaty organization It resulted essentially from 3 things 1 The urgent plea by American Gen Omar Bradley to the commit tee for action now to bring into being an integrated land sea and air force to resist any new military thrusts by Russia or her commu nist satellites 2 A move in the military com mittee sparked by one of the smaller nations tocontribute to the combined defensive oiganiza tion a larger force than had been blueprinted 3 The overt act of communism war to has stepped up the tempo of re armament by most of the Atlantic nations whether or not they are fighting in the far eastern conflict j Speed Asked A spokesman for the American delegation didnt identify the small country that set off the move to speed up formation of the com bined forces but he said the idea immediately gained approval from the other chiefs of staff who repre sent the treaty nations The proposal and a multitude of other details arising in Tuesdays discussion compelled the military committee to recess untilThurs day instead of finishing business in one day while the chiefs con sulted their superiors in Wash ington and at their home capi tals whatever the military committee docs constitutes only recommendations on which the high level committee of defense ministers will act at a meeting on Saturday and which that commit tee in turn may send on to the council of foreign ministers of the treaty powers Many Agreements A formal communique issued Tuesday night said that in the military committee meeting agreements were reached on several important matters to be submitted to the defense commit tee The American spokesman said this meant the military commit tee among other things agreed on A creation of an integrated force B creation of the office of supreme commander although Tuesdays session did not decide to recommend what nation should provide the man C a supreme headquarters probably somewhat on the pattern of the wartime SHAEF organization in Europe with a chief of staff Appar ently no decision was reached Tuesday on recommending the powers granted the supreme com mander Osage Cigar Store Burns at Big Loss Fire early Wednesday morning gutted the Editor Cigar store at Osage which was just taken over Monday by Don Schoenburn of New Haven The loss may reach Smoke filled the two upstairs apartments and Ed Hubbard who is in a cast from a recent auto mobile accident was transferred from the apartment to the Mitchell county Memorial hospital He suf fered no ill effects Fire Chief Roy Birum thought the fire might have smouldered for some time before it was dis covered by a clerk at the Cleve land hotel at a m The Ore seemed to have worked its way inside the wood paneling The show ioom was badly burned and a considerable portion of the 57000 stock was damaged Some of the stock will be salvaged Birunf thought the fire started in wiring near a radio in the par tition between the show room and the stock room in the rear Schoenburn who bought the business from the estate of the late Vic Hustings said that be fore going to his home at New Haven Tuesday evening he had arranged for insurance but he doubts whether it will cover the loss The building is owned by Gus tav Swanson Both wholesale and retail business is done from the store President Urges Support for UMT Law Washington AP President Truman dropped in Wednesday on a meeting of the Nations Guard association and urged its support for universal military training In an informal talk Mr Tru man said he had asked congress 8 times for a UMT law without success and indicated the white house will make an allout drive for creation of the system as part of the new defense program One of the most disgraceful things that ever happened in this country was to find that 34 per cent of our young men were not physically fit to serve in the armed force Mr Truman said A universal military training system could eradicate that dis grace I hope you will put everything you have behind a training pro gram to make the youth of this country better citizens and better able to defend the country Secretary of Defense Marshall also plugged universal military training and an expanded nation al guard in an address Tuesday to the association Marshall said too that if things keep working out the way they are there will be no war He did not expand on that statement Wallace Would Exclude Russia for Bad Faith New York A Wal lace said Wednesday the United Nations should be reorganized without Russia if the Soviet Union refused to serve good faith on a UN Korean commission Wallace former secretary of commerce who was fired by President Truman in 1946 for criticizing U S foreign policy toward Russia said the real test will come when the United Na tions forces win in Korea If Russia will not serve on such a commission in good faith then the time has come to divide the world in two and revamp the UN accordingly he said Up until 1948 I thought Rus sias needs were such that it was possible to arrive at a binding peaceful understanding at n cost far less than a shooting war Wal lace said But now I am firmly convinced that Russia wants a continuous cold war and as soon as she is ready she will want a shooting war The initiative is now Russias as it was Hitlers in 1938 and for the sake of his own people and the world I pray that Stalin may sec the light which Hitler failed to sec Jolson Leaves More Than Million New York ff The weekly theatrical magazine Variety said Wednesday that jazz singer Al Jolson left more than md that most of it will go to char ity after certain specific bequests are made The money will go to Jewish Catholic and Protestant chanties and to educational institutions Variety said Attorney Charles Schwartz said specific bequests will go to needy students at New York university the College of the City of New York and Columbia university Variety suid Jolson left generous trust funds for his fourth wife and widow the former Erie Chennault Galbraith and their two adopted children Nothing was left to his previous wives but it was known they received generous terms upon divorce New York Post Columnist Earl Wilson wrote that Jolson left about 55000000 with close to SI000000 for NYU CCNY and Columbia SAME DATE Black lit menus traffic tcHh in hours Republican Record Hit by Loveland Demo Candidate Says Hickenlooper Represents Utilities Striking at the record of his opponent as a series of votes against the peoples interests Al bert J Loveland democratic can didate for U S senator from Iowa asked to beelected so that he could further a program for the people He peddled chickens in the streets of Waterloo for 25 cents each during the depression Love land said apologizing for the per sonal reference but I want you to understand that I know what it means He hauled coal and ice in the wintertime he added and for two years his family trav eled by horse and buggy because they had no car Good for All 4Wc must have a farm pro gram good for all the people he declared Loveland told his audience in Lincoln auditorium here Tuesday evening that the record of Sen B B Hickenlooper is a record against the people and their rights This record shows my oppo nent as the representative of the big utilities and the big oil com panies instead of the people Loveland said He said Hickenlooper voted for a bill which would have raised gas rates and sponsored a bill which would have permitted the big oil companies to grab control of the oil reserves under the coastal wa ters Loveland asserted the senator also voted for crippling amend ments 10 the housing programs voted against the 75 cents an hour minimum wage law and voted to put labor in a strait supporting the Taf tHartley He said Hickenlooper Voted twice to reduce funds for the school lunch program and to top it off voted against additional funds for more research on cancer and heart disease UN Called the Issue The United Nations is the No 1 issue in this election cam paign Loveland declared The 53 nations who act together in the UN against the communists he said have the knowhow for war or peace They want to give people something to eat a place to sleep and freedom The UN has a chance in Korea now he saidto show what a democratic govern ment can do I dont believe in war with communist China or bombing Moscow Loveland said but I believe in the UN And I believe the satellites of Moscow are going to get tired of taking the brunt of the battle New Delhi Hears Mountainous Country of Tibet Is Invaded By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Radio Peiping bioadcast Wednesday that Chinese reds are moving on Tibet midAsian country seldom seen by white men The red radio said the purpose of the Chinese com munist advance was to free 3000000 Tibetans from im perialist oppression It did not mention the size the Chinese force its destina tion or whereabouts Nomadic Tibet is ruled by yel lowrobed Lamaist priests It Report Dean Seen Aga m Tokyo U S 8th army asked newsmen Wednesday to withhold any information relat ing to Maj Gen William F Dean missing commander ol the U S 24ih division It is very important that nothing be said about the daring general a public information of ficer added in a written request transmitted by teletype from Ko rea No information as to reasons for the request was given New York newspapers Wed nesday published a United Press dispatch stating several North Ko reans had seen Dean alive recent ly The news agency later issued an order to withhold publication of the dispatch Since the allied offensive be gan in midSeptember there have been recurrent reports that Dean may be alive Some American prisoners reported recently they had heard their captors talking about none of the prisoners had seen him AP Correspondent Leif Erickson reported by telephone from 8th army headquarters Wednesday that he had been unable to learn anything new on the generals whereabouts if he still is alive Dean disappeared July 20 dur ing the 24th divisions bitter with drawal from Taejon in South Ko ica Wednesdays 8th army request was sent to General MacArlhurs neadquarters DROWNS IN POOL Clarinda Talbcrt 4 drowned Tuesday in 5 feet of rain water that had collected in the deep end of the otherwise empty American Legion swimming pool lere He was the son of Mr and Mrs Lorraine Talbert The acci dent happened when he and an other youngster crawled under a fence and pool were playing in the covers 470000 square miles in the lofty Himalaya mountains and often is called the top of the world In winter it is almost in accessible by land approaches Grave News to Asia The grave news of a possible new communist inspired war in Asia this time on the opposite side of China from Korea swept Asian capitals At new Delhi the Indian for eign ministry said it had reports of certain troop movements and incursions by Chinese reds along the ChinaTibet border But it had no direct word of a Chinese invasion of Tibet where already winter snows and icy mountain passes would make No Confirmation From U S State Department Washington of State Acheson at a news con ference Wednesday said the United States has no confirma tion at all of reports that red China forces have been orderd to invade Tibet or may already have done so travel by foot soldiers difficult if not impossible Neither Washington nor Honj Kong a good oriental listening post had any report of a Sindrec move against the priestly govern ment of Tibet The Peiping broadcast heard in Tokyo said the red armys liber ation move was disclosed in a dispatch from Chungking China Tuesday said A political mobilization di rective to peoples communist army units which have been or dered to advance into Tibet to free 3000000 Tibetans from im perialist oppression and to con solidate the national defenses of the western borders of China ha been issued jointly by the south west China bureau of the com munist party of China the south west military area and the head quarters of the 2nd field army After the red broadcast a Tibet an delegation left New Delhi foi Peiping to try to talk with the Chinese communist regime on Tibets future Long Journey The 7man delegation is ex pected to reach Peiping in mid November It left Tibet in April Tibet maintains it is autono mous The reds insist it is part of China The mountainous coun try declared its independence cen turies ago China recognized its autonomy in 1914 Since nationalist China fell last year the Chinese reds have clam ored for inclusion of Tibet in Red China The lofty Tibet is described as a strongly anticommunist country Its army is small between 10 000 and 100000 men Their equip ment is poor mostly rifles and no armor Glorious Task The Peiping broadcast added The directive salutes the peoples army units advancing to ward Tibet says thatit is their glorious task to liberate the people of Tibet complete the unification of the whole of China prevent im perialists from invading an inch of the territory of the fatherland and to safeguard and build up the frontier regions of the country The communists have accused Tibet of being friendly ivith American and British imperial ists Both countries have been ac cused of wanting Tibet as a base for aggression in Asia Ford Holds Line on Auto Price Detroit Ford II put General Motors and Chrysler on the spot Wednesday with an an nouncement Ford would hold the price line despite spiralling costs The youthful head of Ford Motor Co surprised the automo bile capital with his statement that Ford would not boost prices even in the face of a jump in labor and material costs brought on by recent wage increases and soaring steel prices All 6 independent automakers Packard KaiserFrazer Nash Wil lysOverland Hudson and Stude upped prices within the past two months and it was expected that the big 3 would shove theirs higher too TAMA BOY KILLED Tama Sters 10 was killed Tuesday by a truck that did not stop after running over the boy on a Tama street Acheson Rips Russian Plan for Germany By EDWARD E BOMAR Wuhincton ff Secretary of State Acheson declared Wednes day that where Germany is con cerned the real need is for Russia o start living up to past declara tions rather than seeking new ones however highsounding In a 900word statement ming ling scorn and hardhitting argu ment Acheson ripped at the soviet aloes call last weekend for the western big 3 to join Russia in a 4point plan for establishing a democratic peaceloving allGer man sovereign government He said the at Prague after a meeting of eastern European communistforeign min isters with Soviet Minister Molotov no new approach to the German problem but offered only a return to old and unworkable proposals Here are the main points of the Prague pronouncement and Ache sons replies 1 That the Soviet Union Brit ain France and the United States join in a proclamation that they will not allow remilitarization of Germany only remilitari zation in Germany has occurred in the soviet zone where factories ar producing armament for easten European use and where 5000 soldiers have been prganizec trained and equipped with tank and artillery 2 That the big powers remov all hinderances to dcvelopmen of peaceful German economy demand addressed to Moscow we wL heartily support it He said th west had spent billions in an effor to develop German economy on self supporting basis while RussL had blockaded Berlin imposed ar bitrary restrictions on commerce and destroyed all economic initia tive in east Germany with comrnu nist monopolies i Rogness Considers Concord id Post Moothead Minn Ma son City Iowa man was electee president of Concordia college a Moorhead Minn by the Con cordia college corporation Tues day He is Doctor Alvin N Rogness who would succeed Doctor J N Brown July 1 1951 Brown is re tiring after heading the collegi for 26 years Rogness has been pastor of the Trinity Evangelica Lutheran church in Mason Citj for the last 8 years In Mason City Mr Rogness saic that he had not yet been notifiec of his election and did not wish to comment He said that he knew of the nomination and is still con sidering the matter Cor Rolls Over Iowa Woman Dies Marcnso Mattie Ep pright 41 of Des Moines was killed Tuesday night when the car in which she was riding went out of control and rolled over The accident happened at the intersection of highways 6 and 149 east of Marengo Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and warmer through Thursday Low Wed nesday night 37 high Thursdav 72 I o w a Mostly fair and warmer Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 3842 High Thursday 7075 Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Friday Low Thursday night 46 52 High Friday 7075 Saturday mostly cloudy with local show ers Minnesota Fair and warmer Wed nesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 3237 northeast 4044 southwest High Thursday 6065 northeast to 65 70 southwest except lower along shore of Lake Superior IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 56 24 31 43 35 ecfs f lee Before 5 Divisions Tokyo unconfirmed report attributed to a war pris oner said Wednesday that Zti 000 Chinese communist had entered North Korea and taken up defensive positions Seoul Kbre in troops thrust within 32 niles of the Manchurian bor ler Tuesday night in the drive o end the war Red Koreans fled in ox carts nd afoot before 5 northward driving allied divisions The air force said in Wash ngton that antiaircraft fire xom the Chinese communist side of the KoreanManchur an border hit an American 51 Mustang fighter plane Tuesday The plane w a 9 lorced to land at sea South of Border A spokesman said the plane was 3 miles south of the bor der when it was fired upon Two U S marine planes earlier were reported fired upon Monday but a marine spokesman said they were not lit The republicof Korea 6th division was reported closest to the border It was 4 inilea west of Hoemoktong and about 20 miles northwest of Huichon in North Central Ko rea The 6th veerednorthwest at Huchon takingthe short est roadrouteto the border marking 5alu liver Its route WM carrying from Kanggye reported new command headquarters of red Korean Premier Kim n Sung The ROK 8th division pushing rapidly northward was 12 miles south of Huichon The ROK 1st division drove in to Unsan 54 miles north of Py ongyang and the same distance southeast of Manchuria In Error at General MacArthurs headquarters in Tok yo said reports that a South rean force already had reached the KoreanManchurian border are in error There was no resistance except for small arms fire in a lew spots Nor was there any evidence of a big convoy moving southward to opposethe United Nations clean up campaign The far east air forces reported a cluster of miscellaneous vehicles was strafed and rocketed by fight er planes Tuesday Fiftyfive ve hicles were destroyed 40 dam aged That was Mupyong 20 miles southwest of Kanggye near the Manchurian border about midway across the Korean peninsula Kanggye has been reported the mountain retreat of the refugee red regime But outside of the vehicular con centration the air force went a begging for targets Ox carts and reds afoot were attacked Scatter Propaganda An air spokesman in Tokyo said only one B29went out Wednes day It dropped propaganda leaf lets on 8 North Korean cities be tween the 6 advancing spearheads and the border The red Korean communique as broadcast by Moscow radio spoke of heavy defensive battles north of the captured communist capital of Pyongyang The Philippines combat team one of the United Nations forces arriving belatedly in Korea was mentioned officially in Tokyo for the 1st time A headquarters spokesman said it is active in mopping up diehard red guerril las southwest of Waegwan in South Korea near the old Pusan beachhead perimeter Guerrillas were active in several areas The main railway line be tween Taegu and Taejon was cut for several hours by raiders who ambushed a patrol Opposition Light On the 6th divisions left flank the South Korean 1st division pushed against light opposition to Stthyon about 55 miles south of the Manchurian border And on the west coast the British brigade built up its bridge head across the Chongchon river from Sinanju and began a drive on Chongju 50 miles south of the border On the east coast the South Korean capital division pushed from Iwon toward Songin 40 miles away Because the coastal rond runs northeast both towns are within a 75mile radius of the border
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