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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION TMf NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I C H I 0 R S VOL JLVH Auoclatcd Prcu andtTnllcd Full Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 1 1951 ThU Paper Consists of Two GlobeGazette photos by Sorllcn DIRECT AIRMAIL TO airmail service to Chicago was inaugurated from North Iowa Friday when the 1st MidContinent airliner flight took off from the Mason City municipal airport Here the mail is being loaded by left to right J E Smith Chicago district supervisor of air mails Mrs Mary D Carroll postmaster of Clear LakeMiss Dorothy Dunn acting Mason City postmaster and Richard E Haw the air lines station agent THE BOTTLES was no flying glass when Mrs Mary Jo Lewis Miss Governors Days of 1950 christened The Noith lowan Fiiday morning The cere mony took place just befoie the takeoff of the MidConti nent DC3 airliner on the 1st flight direct from Mason City to Chicago Besides the christening ceremony Mrs Lewis carried a scroll with personal gieetmgs from Gov William Beardsley to Mayor Mai tin Kennelly of Chicago The Clear Lake Chambei of Commerce served coffee and doughnuts to appioximatelv 100 peisons at the aiipoit ceiemomes Mis Lewis is piessing the tugger to release the contents of the bottle against the side of the airliner Rep ToHe and Mrs Carey in Capital Wedding Washington Henry Talle RIowa and Mrs Gladyce Rubel Carey of Washington went to the altar here Friday The marriage ceremony was set for 2 p m CST at the Luth eran Church of the Reformation Dr Oscar Blackwelder of ficiating A reception to follow the ceremony was arranged at the Wardman Park hotel RepTalle 57 has represented Iowas 2nd district incongress for 12 years and was reelected to another term Nov 7His home is in Decorah where he taught economics at Luther college be fore entering politics An Australian Mrs Carey 43 came herein 1938 fromtBeverly Hills1 Cal She is an Australian and has handled administrative assignments here in war and postwar agencies Mrs Carey chose forher wed ding dress a winter navy blue satin gown draped in Grecian fashion with pink camellias at the waist matching pink hat and gloves and a bouquet of pink camellias and sweetheart roses For her only attendant she had her daughter Constance wearing gown ot rose and black satin witha black hat with a rosecol ored plume The congressman chose his sec retary Albert M Cloud Jr of Manchester 4 Iowaas bestman 3 Daughters Attend Rep Tailed 3 daughters Mrs William Tilton Jr of Merriman of Baltimore and Mrs Keith Al lan CrownJr of Los Angeles planned to attend The Talles plan a Vwedding trip to Panama at the conclusion of the shorpsessionof Among those Accepting iihvita tions t to thet reception werethe vice president and Mrs Alben W Barkley Speaker of the House Rayburn House MinorityLeader theAustralian ambas sador1 andMrs Norman J O MakinJ and members of the Iowa congressional delegation Sports Bulletin PRICE TEXAS COACH Austin Texas Price was named head football coach at the University of Texas his alma mater by the schools board ofregents Friday His salary will a year He was given 2year contract beginning Jan CAUGHT IN WRINGER is Mer ton 6 suffered minor bruises on his left armThursday when he caughtiU in a clothes wringer Truman Asks Billion Immediately Another Military Budget Expected in January AVashington Tru man Friday asked congress to pro vide an additional for arms including atomic weap ons with the utmost speed be cause of the gravity of the world situation In a messageto the legislators MrTruman said These funds are needed to support our part in the United Nations military action in Korea and to increase the size and readiness of our armed forces necessary in other parts of the world He asked for a quick build up of the army navy marines and air force to Explains Why Before sending his message to the capitol Mi Truman had dem ocratic and republican congres sional leaders at the white house for a discussion of the grave in ternational situation and an ex planation of why he was asking the money In his message the presidentre viewed the and said theChinesecommunist lead ers known to haveclose relations with Moscow could not helpbut know that their largescale as sault in Korea involved grave risk of world war He said the United States and other free nations will not falter or turn back Legislators who attended the white house meeting quoted the presidentas telling themthatall of themore in military funds congress pre viously has provided in this fiscal year have been committed They said they understood the additional funds will step up the military program sothatthe over all o b j e c ti was to be reached in 1953 will be attained in 1952 Another in January President Truman told them they said that he will have a large military budget to lay before the new congress in January He did not specify that amouht They also said it wastheirun derstanding that changes in the draft law to increase the military manpower may be suggested later but that it was notmehtionedat Fridays meeting nor was there any discussion of allout mobili zation of industry V This huge spending represent ing a vast speedup in the coun trys rearming comes atop a pre vious prospective government outlay this fiscal year Sentence Hit andRun Driver Forest City Warren Dodd of Wodenwas fined and costs by Judge W P Butler in district court Friday morningon a charge of leaving the scene of an acci dent The fine was paid Dodds truck collided with a convertible driven by Walter Rose of Buffalo Center 3 miles south east of Buffalo Center Tuesday evening Rose and his wife were both injured when the car landed in a ditch Dodd kept right on but was lo cated by Sheriff Maurice Mohson and Patrolman Floyd Carver through a checkup of all trucks licensed in the county Mr and Mrs Rose were picked up by passersby and taken to a hospital at Buffalo for treatment of cutsand bruises Mrs Rose was stiilan the hospital Fri day Dodd appeared before Justice Emory J Olesoii and was bound over to district court Attlee President to Confer London big 3 parley of leads of state on the worsening Asiatic crisis became a possibility Friday Ifrime Minister Attlee made last minute preparations to fly to Washington Sunday to see Presi dent Truman InParis a foreign office spokesman said French Premier Rene Pleven may join the talks The Paris spokesman said he understood the French premier might hurry to Washington if the national assembly gave him a sufficient vote of confidence later Triday night Whether Pleven re mained in office depended onthe vote The British foreign office an nounced that Attlee will see Pleven and French Foreign Min ister Robert Schuman Saturday aefore leaving for Washington An official spokesman said it was impossible to say yet hojw long the prime minister will stay in Washington During his absence lis deputy Herbert Morrison will take over the reins of government An official spokesman said the prime minister had not decided whether to travel by RAF or civilian plane Wants Prior Consultation The British prime minister is expected during his visit to 1 Emphasize to the president the British cabinets view that no decision to use the atom bomb in Korea should be made without prior consultation with United Na tions member states whose forces are fighting there 2 Try to settle differences be tween American and British theories over the manner in which an approach shouldbe made for a settlement with red China and for the resolving of far eastern prob lems generally 3 Press for withdrawal of UN forces in Korea to a defense line well short of the Manchurian frontier before seeking a settle ment with red China 4 Try to insure that the United Statesand Britain are in full ac cord in handling the delicate in ternational situation May Seek Secret Meeting Observers in Washington believe the prime minister also will ex with Mr Truman ers and Russia to end world ten sion Such a meeting was urged in the house of commons Thursday by Conservative Leader Winston Churchill Enemy Drops First Bomb r in Offense on Pyongyang Declare AWeapons Not Pyoniryam Korea unidentified airplane dropped at least 5 bombs on the Fyoniyanr area Friday and American anti aircraft funs went into action immediately It wag not known immediately where tht struck or whether firefrom the antiaircraft at the Fyonjyanr airport waa effective f By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tokyo General MacArthurs top intelligence officer said Friday atom bombs are not needed now against the Chinese icds mauling Jruted Nations forces in1 North Sorea He reported the allied line in the critical northwest is being stabilized The U S 8th army re tieatid to this shortenedline ex tending inland from the Yellow sea aftei its severe setback by Ihmese in the past week Eighth army sources expected strong new red attacks on that front Friday night or Saturday A spokesman said enemy stiength was building up south of hongohonriver Retreat AP Wlrephoto WHERE ALLIES ESTABLISH DEFENSE LINE IN new allied defense line A based on Sunchon about 30 miles north of Pyongyang was established in Korea Friday In an attempt to relieve entrapped forces m the Changjm reservoir area a U S 7th division regiment began a drive from Hamhung B but ran into stiff resistance 10 miles soutttolihe reservoir OIL theeast forces C continued lo and a aT frrvriHpr 4 Bishop Sherrill Is President of Church Council Cleveland Rt Rev Henry Knox Sherrill of Green wich Conn presiding bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church Friday was elected as 1st presi dent of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States The 60yearold bishop has pre sided over the nations Episcopal communicants since 1947 He was a member of the presidentscom missionoh civil rights Nomination ofBishop Sherrill andother officers was made councils general board1 in an ex ecutive session Wednesday night but was kept secret until Friday Doctor O Frederick Nolde who keeps the United Nations informed of American Protestant opjnion on world affairs sounded a blunt Thursday night to suggestions the atom bomb should be dropped oh communist China The Philadelphia theologian who has strong influence on American Protestant opinion of world affairs made the assertion in a speech to the general assem bly of the National Council dan gerj people are disposed to cast reason and judgment to the wind In alarming proportions there is for example the demand that we should now drop atomic bombson communist China and promptly invade Man churia I unhesitatingly express my personal opinion that these are the very things which we should not at this moment do Stassen Elected a Vice President Cleveland Ohio E Stassen elected a vies president of the newlyformed Council of Churches of Christ said Friday that on moral grounds and wi other grounds the United States should not carry on atomic war to the China people in China Stassen addressed 5000 dele gates on the lastday of the con stituting convention that created a new Protestant church group of 35000000 persons EXECUTIVE DIES Wichita Kans Beech 59 founder and president of the Beech Aircraft Corp died Wednesday night MacArthur Insists Korea Is Vital Battleground By HUGH BAILLIE President of the United Press World Copyright 1950 by United Press Frankfurt Germany Douglas MacArthur said Friday that his United Nations forces are fighting in Ko rea against military odds without precedent in history and warned that failure to meet the issue there will leave it to be fought and possibly lost on the battlefields of Europe MacArthur cabled me from Tokyo in response to a mes sage I had sent to him onTuesday from Paris I told the general that after conferring with European statesmen I had found they saw war in Asia as a night mare xretarding thesuccessful or ganization of European defense In his reply MacArthur de claredHhat from the beginning ev ery effort had been made to fur ther the Universal desire that the Korean warbe He said that throughout the war against the NorthKoreans we meticulously respected and held inviolate the international boun dary and I at no time even rec ommended that authority be granted to retaliate behind it Critical of Reasoning Asto opinion in Europe the general said Theie a general failure intentional or from mis information to comprehend the mission prescribed for this com mand byresolutions of the United Nations of which theirgovern ments were joint architects and directors or fairly to recognize that in success or adversity this command has proceeded unerring ly in compliance with controlling policies and directives MacArthur said he could only attribute such comment to a somewhat selfish though most shortsighted viewpoint European he said the welfare and security of Europe is naturally paramount He has no fear of attack from the west solely from the east It is not unusual therefore that he sees in every dedication of friendly resource toward the sta bilization of Asia a subtraction from that available for the bet terment and security of Europe This of course is fallacious reasoning Eastand West Alike Any breach of freedom in the east carries with it a sinister threat to freedom in the west The issue is a global one and failure to comprehend this fact carries the germs of freedoms ultimate destruction If the fight is not waged with courage and invincible determination to meet the challenge here it will indeed be fought and possibly lost on the battlefields of Europe Every strategic and tactical movement made by the Unit ed Nations command has been in complete accordance with United Nations resolutions and in compliance the directive under which I operate every ma jor step having reported and fully He said he had received no suggestion from anyauthoritative source that UnitedNations troops should stop at the 38th parallel at Pyongyang or any other line short of ttie Manchurian border Itis historically inaccurate he attributeany degree of responsibility for the onslaught of the Chinese communistarmies to the strategic course of the cam paign itself The decision by the Chinese communist leaders to wage war against1 the United Nations could only have been a basic one long premeditated and carried into ex ecution as a direct result of the defeat of their satellite North Ko rean armies 2nd Division Pulls Itself Together By TOM LAMBERT With US 2nd Division The battered butvaliant Ameri can 2nd division pulled itself to gether Friday after 3 days of sav age fighting against Chinese com munists in which nearly every man of the division including its commanding general saw action The 2nds superb stand along the Chongchon river and at Kunu and its skillful hardfought delaying actions probably averted what might have been a disaster or at least serious consequences f o r other American units on the now crumblednorthwest front A Chinese breakthrough earli er at Kunu or across the Chong chon could have enabled the reds to swing in behind other Ameri can forces before they could have withdrawn toa new line north of the former red capital of Pyong yang In delaying the reds the 2nd division took the heaviest blows of any American unit on this front Draft Call for 50000 Iowas February Share About 1000 Washington army Fri day issued a draft call for 50000 men in February The February call brings the to tal of army draft requests to 300r 000 men since September The 1st callwas for 50000 men in September It was followed by a call for the same number inOc tober The figure was raised for November but was dropped to 40000 for December and40000 for January One reason forthe drop in calls it was that the Ko reanwar was absorbingso much of officer strength that therewas a shortage of of ficerstotrain men On the basis of previous calls Fridays national draft call would mean that Iowa wouldhave to supply about 1000 men The state normally provides about 2 per cent of the national total In the the peninsulas mountainous spinerrr United Nations forces were report ed making a fighting retreat southward on both sides of the big Changjin reservoir Maj Gen Charles A Willough by MacArthurs G2 boss assessed the war situation lor correspond dents m a 2500word statement Hi Tokyo and then submitted to Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Snow Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night 22 to 24 High Saturday about 28 Iowa Rain in southern Iowa Fri day night snow in northern Iowa Saturday cloudy with oc casional rain extreme south snow north Low Friday night 22to28 north 30 to 35 south High Saturday near freezing north 36 to 42 south Further outlook Partly cloudy and coolerSunday with early morning lows 10 to 15 High Sunday 15 to 20 Cold and dry Monday Iowa 5 day weather outlook Temperatures will average near normal in southern Iowa 10 degreesbelow normal Iowa Precipitation will average twotenths to four tenths of an inch in the form of snow Normal high 31 north 39 south Normal low 15 north 21 south Minnesota Cloudy with occasional light snow beginning in west portion Friday evening and spreading over state Saturday snow Somewhat warmer Fri day Low Friday 510 north 1220 south High Saturday 1520 north 2228 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 26 Minimum 16 At 8 a m 17 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 29 in North Korea suitablef or attack with the AbomD WHloughbjr said I would prefer not answer In any case I am not prepared to accept this situation as one of despeiate nature calling for des perate measures The question was prompted by President Trumans declaration Thursday that atomic weapons arc under consideration for use if necessary against the Chinese r UN Pulls Back His statement came at a brief ing ofwar correspondents here as retreating UN forces of the north west front pulled back to a line 30 miles above the former red capital of Pyongyang Allied forces in the northeast were holding up against attacks by 80000 or more Chinese he said Koreas President Syngman Rhee advocated using the Abomb in North Korea He suggested in an interview at Seoul that the allies should use oldstyle atomic bombs such ones that pulverized Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan just before Worldwar H ended Rhee said he had been consider ing an appeal to Mr Truman to use the Abomb and added Old style atomic bombs could be dropped in North Korea after warning the people to evacuate south We know even the bomb used at Hiroshima and Naga saki could have been jnore dev astating so oldstyle bombs would be enough Wont Discuss It Willoughby told war5 reporters he did not care to discuss use of the Abomb He said the allied position along the icy Chongchon river in the northwest is being stabilized and added that when the comes the rUnited Nations forces would strikeback against Itwasthe 1st tirjiesaice the outbreak of the Kbreaii himself conducted a briefing of coiTesponderifcCfiiS JHe said allied ways ments across the boundary of red ManchuriaVana Korea and thatttfe number of armies and divisions jwerellcnown as well as their commanders and much of their history vAn old he saiddescrib ing the release of 27 wounded Americans the Thanks giving It was designed to make us think they were withdrawing after having made a token gesture General Confident Asked about the ability Chinese tokick the U S 8th army and the 10th corps on theeast coast out of Korea Willoughby commented You dont seriously think that American and British regulars are going to quietlysit back and let themselves be pusned anywhere do you He said the UN offensive of last week was the only way to deter mine Chinese intentions Until then he added the allies had hoped that Chinese intervention in Korea was a gesture   

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