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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 16, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER CDITfo FOR THE CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWIPAMB THAT MAKIS ALL N 0 ft T H I 0 W A N S N 11 G H 0 R S VOL LVD Mod United PRM full Uu Wirw Cnto Capyl Debate Need for Controls Valentine Hints WagePrice Rules May Develop Soon By OLIVER W DEWOLF Washington Mar tin R Thursday called for immediate price and wage con trols clear across the board but Bricker ROhio voiced a hope they may be avoided Regimentation should be held a minimum unless we get in au allout war Bricker asserted He contended such steps as higher taxes and elimination of all un necessary government spending would curb inflation Martin said he too is hellishly opposed to government interfer ence in business but the way the dollar situation is going means that something must be done quickly Mast Have Restraint Alan Valentine the nations economic stabilization director hinted strongly Wednesday night that wageprice controls may be imposed soon unless industry and labor restraint r V In a speech before the Economic Club of New York Valentine callecLfor holding t h e line en prices or reducing them if possi ble at the expense of profits We must not and will not hes Itate to use mandatory direct con trols to deal with any recalcitrant groups and in such areas as vol untary measures have failed he said Noting that some prices and wages have risen considerably since the startof the Korean War in June Valentine said the gov ernment will not hesitate tec im pose price and wage controls if policy and fairness demand it Do we need drastic surgery fuch as general direct he asked We shall soon know aswe watch the national scene in terms of price and wage increases and especially as we observe a few test cases now under way in im portant fields Accept Something Less He suggested that wage earn ers should accept something less might gain by drastic means and understand why this restraintla patriotic Sticker andrMartiri MASON CITl IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER If M Paper CooiiiU ot Two SccUonfrSKttoo OM n 5Mile Dash Puts Yanks Close to Manchuria Line CAPTURED CHINESE BATTLE marines of the 7th regimentiigBg on the front north of Hamhung North Korea examine a captured Chinese bugle as they to look over an operation map The bugle used to assemble Chinese red troops dur ing night battle was found beside a knockedout Russian T34 tank Left to right are Major W T Warren Jackson Tenn Maj R V Frederich Gallon Ohio and Pfc Vincent Michael Jr DavenportIowa Tanks Troops to Berlin Reinforce After Russ Cite Attack7 By JOHN B McDEEMOTT Berlin United States and Britain brought new tanks and troops into Berlin Thursday a lew American j their in By his reference to tteps which may be used to control inflation Bricker said he meant increased taxes and sale of gov ernment bonds controls over credit and interest rates and re duction of nonessential govern ment spending Earlier this year and only after m bitter fight congress approved an economic controls law which gives President Truman full dis cretion as to when or whether wage and price controls should be Imposed The law requires that one cannot be imposed without the other soviet passenger plane over Germany The reinforcements alreidy Wants Controls Now Price and wage controls should be imposed right clear across the board Martin declared It would riotbe honest or effective to try and do it on a piecemeal basis Bricker fteld that the most in flationary thing now is govern ment expenditures He suggested that federal spending be trimmed sharply by letting the Marshall plan for western Europe die in 1952 by reexamining the foreign arms and aid to backward areas severe programs jmd by curtailing gov ernment buildingprograms Prominent Firm Owner Kills Wife Suitor Palatka Fla prominent jlruckingiirm owner killed his wife tod a Jacksonville city commis sioner Wednesday after he trailed them to a lonely lakeside cabin and found them lying In a nude embrace A single blast from the auto matic shotgun of 34yearold Joel P McRae killed both au thoritiessaid Then McRae staggered from the cabin Its over he gasped And fee collapsed suffering heart attack Authorities said a friend had tipped him off that his wife was going to the rendezvous instead of to a ParentTeachers association meeting as she had told him His brother and two photogra phers who had helped him trail the couple to the cabin found the bodies of Mrs Marie Ellis McRae 33 and R D Dick Sutton 39 ride by side in a pool of blood on narow bunk Sutton was Jack sonvilles safety commissioner McRae member of a prominent Jacksonville family was under it Glendale hospital F v sv not believed i attack was his ted ai fv wcoks A coroners jury will render a ytrdict Thursday Meanwhile McRae was held under guard on a technical charge of murder Putnam County Sheriff W J said McRae fired a load of deubtoO buckshot at his slender Attractive wife and Sutton from 4 feet away were on the way when thes So viets leveled their charge their arrival pointed the wests determination to mee threats with a firm show of strength Britainsent 12 33ton Come tanks and advance elements o the 3rd Husars The United States sent 270 more troops Arm West Germans At the same time wesl Berlin commandants announced that west German police in the former capital wiU be equipped henceforth with rifles and sub machine guns because Russian sector police already have them The weapons will be under allied control and issued only in emerg encies the announcement said Gen Vassily Chuikov chairman of the soviet control commission announced Wednesday night that he had sent a protest to U S High Commissioner JohrfMcCloy against the American attack on the soviet plane over the U S zone It alleged that the American fighter made two passes at a Russian aircraft carrying ailing French Leader Mau rice Thorez to Moscow last Satur day and flew at times within 33 feet ofit The soviet plane was believed tiie personal aircraft of Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Vishin skyIt flew to Paristo take Tho rez secretarygeneral of the French communist party to the Union treatmentby Russianidoctorsi Red Plane Broke Rules A spokesman at U S air force headquarters in Wiesbaden said the Russian flight over the Ameri can zone hadbeen cleared in ad charged that the plane failed to comply with regulations that it identify itself when enter 4ng the controlled areagiveits altitude and its course An American F84 Thunderjet fighter was sent to investigatethe soviet transport when it suddenly appeared radar screens the spokesman said However the Thunderjet never approached closer than 500 feet the spokesman said and there was no question of anattack The fighter did not open fire he said Iowa Thanksgiving Proclaimed Nov 23 Des Moiries will ob serve Thanksfiving on Nov An official proclamation has been issued by Governor William S Beardsley REAPPOINTED BY COURT Moines O Gal vin has been reappointedto a 4 year terra as state supreme court clerk by the court She has been serving out the unexpired term of Charles W Barlow Mason City who now is code editor GOP Charges Steamroller Tactics on New Profits Tax By HEX CHANEY Washington UR Republicans cried steamroller tactics Thurs day as the democrats turned on the heat to get an excess ready for house debate democrats framing house ways and mean cornfiutteevoted to closetheex cess profits hearings nextWed nesday Their idea is to have a bill ready for the house totake upwithin affew days aftertho lame duck congress reassembles on Nov 27 The 10 republican committee men protested that this didno allow enough time for witnesses to be heard Rep Daniel A Reed the ranking G O P mem ber said lie democrats were no even interested in trying to write sound tax legislation Ask Fairness Many of thecountrys mpsl responsible business organiza tions he said have alternate methods of increasing the revenue from corporate taxes which the committee should in all fairness aear Democrats pointed out that be fore congress quit in September t directed the tax committees of joth houses to get an excess prof its tax bill ready for early con sideration Their decision to limit the hearings they said is in ac cordance with that mandate Both sides thought it probable hat the housewould approve a at the shortsession But there was considerable skepticism about whether the senate would get around to it before next year If fails to act it will e necessary to start the wheels urning all over again next year after the 82nd congress convenes 3ills not approved by both houses die automatically when the pres ent congress goesout of existence Jan 3 Secretary of TreasuryJohn W Snyder opened the hearings Wednesday by recommending a 7 per cent tax be levied against he excess profits of corporations le estimated it would raise 000000000 Selects Base Snyder said the tax would apply against all corporate profits over those earned during the base pe He suggested the years 1946 49 as the base If they chose cor porations could use an invested apitaF base instead of 194649 earnings The secretary indicated that ongressionaL approval of an ex ess profits levy would be the orerunner of another individual ncdme tax increase He said pending proposal would not pro ride all the revenue needed to pay orheavy military expenditures owa Marketing 2350000 Turkeys Des Moines is mar eting an estimated 2350000 tur eys this year and 1500000 of hem will grace Thanksgiving tables The Iowa development com mission reported the estimates Thursday and added that some owa turkeys have been shipped y the U S army to brighten the Thanksgiving repast of menin the rmed forces in Korea Japan and Crime Probers lum Heat on By JAMES B BACON f Lot Anrelei crime investigating committeemen shocked and outraged by what they learned about legal gambling in Nevada turned Thursday to Mickey Cohen and Los Angeles gambling which isnt legal Returning from a oneday ses sion in Las Vegas Nev the com mittee had in its records such eyebrowraising tales as these Police Chief L R Greeson of Reno said a New York gambler Joseph Stacher boasted that hed spend to see that there was a change uT Renos adminis ration because Greeson turned down Stackers petition for a li cense and proposed purchase of onethird interest in Renos Bank club Wilbur Clark president of the Desert Inn in Las Vegas disclosed hat because he was hardpressed or moneyto build the lush place n 1947 he got from a Cleveland Ohio gambling syndi cate whichnow owns 74per cent of thejoint Clark said the syndicate includes Sam Tucker Moe Dallitz Maurice ROKs Stabilize Center of Front With Advance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS United Nations forces drove forward all along the cold North Korean war front Thursday Smashing advances of as much as 5 miles in the northeast carried Americans to within 20 air miles of the Manchurian border On the northwest front troops of 3 nations comprising the entire US 1st corps moved through a sleet storm They advanced as much as 4 without firing a shot The Republic of Korea 1st corps stabilized the left center of the front with short fighting gains In Thursdays biggest push the U S 7th division fought 5 miles forward in the frozen Pimgsan hills in the northeast against red artillery tanks and infantry Reach 41st Parallel The drive placed the 17th in fantry regiment in force along the 41st parallel The doughboys were only 20 air miles south of the Manchurian border In the extreme northeast the ROIC Capital division broke up a North Korean counterattack at noon The ROKs then drove two miles ahead on the left flank Parkaclad U S marines clashed with a sizable communist force as they moved 3 miles up the icy west side of the great Changj in reservoir in the center of the peninsula Marine 105 mmguns supported two marine companies in a clash with the reds Seventy miles to the southwest the ROK Istcorp hammered its way back into the town of Tok chon and recaptured positions along the road linking Tokchon with Kunu c HOK corps is on the right the U S 4st corps which madeThursdays sweeping and unopposedadvance in the farwect British Alonr South Korean British and American forces comprising these corps advanced as much as 3 miles to the northand stretched out their line to both the west and east Even patrols reaching far in front of the advancewere unable to contact solid enemy positions Thursdays advances the full length of the slanting line came the day after heavy red assaults dented ROKheld sectors around Tokchon and on the northeast coast American naval guns and planes came to the rescue ofthe battered ROK Capital division on the north east coast North Korean attacks including an amphibious landing behind the ROK lines had ripped holes in the South Korean front and shoved the right flank back within two miles north of Myong chong Navy Helps Eightinch guns of the U S Cruiser Rochester and rockets of marine and naval planes wiped out half of a red battalion which made the amphibious landing the U S 10th corps said Back of the lines UN divisions were chopping down the size of bypassed North Korean forces operating now as guerrillas Two Phone Strike Bargaining at Standstill By RICHARD DLEWIN New York violence marked nationwide telephone strike entered its 2nd week Thurs day with the company and strikers battling to a standstill in bargain ing sessions and on the picket lines The cross country picketlines of the 17000 Western Electric com pany and 17000 Michigan Bell strikers kept thousands of Ameri can Telephone Telegraph and Bell System employes off their jobs But the company reported its operations were normal A growing number of court in junctions hampered picket oper ations The Communications Work ers of America CIO charged that A T T parent company of the strikebound Western Elec tric and the Bell Systems turned strike breaking and filed charges with the National Iabor Relations Board Picketline violence flared AP Wirepboto EXKLAN LEADER authorities in Minneapolis positively identified the manon the left as David C Stephenson 58 former Indiana Ku Klux Klan grand dragon Authorities said he was identified from fingerprints and added that Stephenson admitted his iden tity He is shown talking to newspaper reporters after be ing taken into custody while working in a suburban Min neapolis printing plant under an assumed name Stephen son was booked on suspicion of parole violation He was released last March from Indiana state prison after serv ing 25 years of a life murder term He is fighting extradi tion to Indiana Father Hunt of St Johns Dies ot 36 LegalBattle of Cameras at night after the 2nd of Johns here died Thursday dents and saboteurs knocked out 400 telephones at Atlanta Ga by firing 20 rifle bullets into a lead cable Federal scheduled more meetings Thursday with company officials and representa tives of the Western Electric strik at a m at St Vincent hos been in good health friends said until a pilgrimage to Rome last summer He had been ill ever since Death t was attributed to a heart attack tractor ers Klineman and Tom McGInty I hundred reds surrendered to the Lt GovCliff Jones of Nevada ona salary said he las an interest in 3 Las Vegas gambling spotsand that Ms own ership of only oneper cent of the olden Nugget pays him a year v Moe Sedway who with Morris tosen took over Benjamin Bug y Siegels interests inthe Fla mingo hotel Las Vegas afterSie gel was slain in1947 estimated hat his income in 1949 was be ween and al hough Sedway MOW owns only J per cent of the Flamingo CommitteeChairman Estes Ke auver said informa ion gathered indicates that le al gambling is in with il icit gambling all over the United tates Transportation Aid Announced for lerro Gordo Floyd DCS Moines Comp roller Ray Johnson announced Thursday the amounts to be paid o counties for school transpor ation aid for the current year The amounts are based on num er of pupils and mileage for chool transportation during the 94950vyear They included Cerro Gordo Hoyd CARPENTERS INJURED Des Moines Pope 4 and Marion Colo 37 Des itoines carpenters were injured Wednesday when a scaffolding roke plunging them two itories o the ground newly arrived U S 3rd division near Wonson on the east coast Successful behindthelines op erations permitted opening the east coast port ofHungnam most northerly UN port and opening railwaysto speed winter clothing to chilled troops on the front lines Temperatureson the western front rose from near zero to above freezing This was the signal lor the advance despite driving sleet Report Chinese Buildup An unconfirmed report by a prisoner said Chinese communists were building up a big force in the mountains west of jin reservoir The entire Chinese 42nd army maybe In the areaThe 42nd consists of the decimated 124th division 125th and Farther to the northeast the two pronged advance of the U S 7th infantry division carried these winterclad troops up the east shores of Pujpn reservoir and along the twisting mountain road to bombraided Kapsan It was this right wing of the 7th that fought its way through red artillery tank and mortar fire The 17th regiment consoli dated its positions before driving into and through the reds Communists were concentrating for a stand at Kapsan On the left flank of the 7th divisions advance the Slit regiment eliminated 200 communists in a short sharp fight 5th Air Force Bombs Bad weather curtailed round theclock air operations But the 5th air force did get through to blast a triangle of key towns back of the northwest front Eighteen B26 bombers struck the railway town of Mansi on one Chinese communist supply line Fighters and bombers rocketed and strafed theChongju area just back of the lines Other bombers hit the bor der town of Sakchu A picketline hadto be disbanded outside A T T headquarters Wednesday afternoon to allow sev eral hundred strikers to exercise their rights as stockholders at a special stockholders meeting Find Grim Clues of Pair Lost in Ocean Charleston S Cat ers sighted only a life jacket and an empty rowboatThursday as grim clues in a sea hunt for the wife ofa wealthy insurance ex ecutive and her escort No trace was seen of Mrs Fred erick H Ecker 48yearold cousin of former President Raymond Poincare of France or James Mer rill Herd Jr 39 head of a New York theatrical corporation Both were pitched intothe sea Wednes day as their fishing boat capsized Twocompanions survived Two planes and 6 coast guard boats hunted along the strands of Seabrook Island 25 miles south of here Itlooks like theyre goners said County IJolice Lieut Silas Welchrwho has known the area for years He had been at hospitals at Roch ester Minn Algona and City since his return He had been at Sioux City 9 weeks Funeral services will be held at St Johns church Monday at 10 a m The Rev Fr Joseph H Schultes is pastor Father Hunt was ordained to the ministry in December 1946 He came at once to Bancroft as assistant pastor and this was the only charge he ever had Weather Report FORECAST Mason T City Slowly clearing Thursday night Partiy clpudy with diminishing winds Friday Low Thursday night 20 High Friday about 50 Iowa Clearing and colder Thurs day night with diminishing winds Low Thursday night 15 to 20 northwest 25 southeast Friday generally fair and washi er High Friday 52 to 60 except 45 to 50 extreme east Further outlook Warmer Friday night with lows 28 to 32 A few showers arid turning colder Sat urday Sunday fair and cold Partly cloudy and colder Thursday night Friday partly cloudy and warmer ex cept little changenortheast Low Thursday night 1218 northwest 1822 Friday 4048 except 3238 north east IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum 64 Minimum 31 At 8 a m 32 Snovy Tract Hunters Fined at New Hampton New Hampton Ten hunters have been fined for violating the law since the pheasant season openedThey were by Herb Eells and Jim Bauldwih state conservation officers The list follows t Leo Kane Lawler loaded and assembled gun in car fined and costs Keith HuffmanPackr wood assembled gun in car fined and costs M C McKee Lans ing loaded and assembled gun m car fined and costs Randall Gunhus Cresco loaded and assem bled gun in car and shooting hen pheasant bound over to juvenile court DwaneMarrow Fredericksburg assembled gun in car fined Warnke Sumner no hunting license fined costs Archie McClain Sumner rib hunting licensefined aird costs William Buisman Gutteri butg possessing hen pheasant fined and costs R EjCody F6rt Worth Texas loaded and as sembled gun in car fined and costsjEnpieSmith and assembled gun in carfined and costs eras on hand to film the picket line One minor scuffle occurred when the 1st factory worker broke through the picket Jine and en tered theWaterloo plant Sheriff H T Wagner arrestedlEddie Johnson 29 who was in line He was carry ing a wooden billy was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and was to be arraigned in municipal court Company officials said Uhey were considering thepossibility of seeking a court injunctiottJagainst mass picketing and indicated their decision might part on the contents fand Amoving pictures A Waterloo Deere Jspoltesman Two Will Inherit Million Estate said a reasoriablenumber offac tory but inany Vic tor Kinkade vice presideritiof the Waterloo U A W local said only or so workers returned The Waterloo plant has been strikebound since last Sept 1 along with 6 other Deere plants an Iowa andiIllinois In JDes Moines were hurled Wednesday which attemptedto enter theplant theunion reducedits picket force to sizeAAcourt on aDes injunction eting vrasschBduled r No immediate plans for re opening have been announced at theDubuque or Ottumwa plants Philadelphia Three 1st cousins now dead were named Thursday as heirs to the 000 Garrett estate object of one of the greatest fortune hunts in history Two survivors of the cousins will inherit whats left after state and federal taxes swallow up about threefourths of the money SAME BUCK muni truffle M lB7fMl 4i i 1 1 i Y Will Discharge Enlisted V on Their Request Des Moines Adj Fred C Tandy announced Thursi day that the Iowanational guard discharge enlisted men witH 4S or more dependents if they re quest said the enlisted man must initiate the dischargerequest himself through his unit com mander It will be forwarded to guard headquarters here for ac tion The ruling does not affect offi cers It was made under authority of an order from the chief of national guard bureau in Wash ington MICHAEL 1EE XESIGNS Waahintton F Michael E Lee suspended department of commerce economist said Thurs day he has been cleared by Sec retary Sawyer of disloyalty es and has resigned his i t f   

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