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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Mason City Starts Open Thursday and Friday Nights Until 9 Oclock VOL Lvn PMM and United full LMM CtDM MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 1950 This Paper Consists of Two Mystery Tube Found in Mountains Metal Sphere With Weird Objects a Puzzle to Scientist Albuquerque N Mex 18inch metal sphere found in a remote section of the Capitan mountains 130 miles southeast of here has the experts stumped after nearly a month of investigation Discovery by deerhunters of the mystery object and several other items was revealed Monday night by Doctor Lincoln LaPaz head of the Institute of Meteoritics at the University of New Mexico Neither Dr LaPaz nor any of the numerous investigators who have seen it can say what the sphere is or where it came from It came to Doctor LaPaz attention oa Nov 23 as a result of his recent investigations of meteorites Seek New Clue The find was made public in hopes a new clue would turn up Doctor LaPaz returned Tuesday to the spot where the objects were found Heres what the deerhunters found The sealed sphere apparently made of duraluminum a light metal 18 inches in diameter and weighing 7 pounds 2 ounces an object which looks like a large flower pot built of an unknown type of plastic inwhich nylon fi bers are imbedded a cheap alarm clock equipped with an expensive hairtrigger micro switch and 3 packages of photographic film used in nuclear research From the Air The sphere is dented as though it had struck the ground with force but is not broken Doctor LaPaz says its anybodys guess that scien tists have dubbed but he has two theories the sphere was ejected Irom a guided missile it was carried by a very large bal loon The film packsare marked as having been manufactured Nov 14 1949 by Hford Ltd London England The number 29 is written in with a ditto mark under November Investiga tors speculate the equipment was launched Nov 29 last year On Dec 5 and again on 1949 Doctor LaPaz investigated reports from persons whosaid they saw green fireballs in the Capitan mountain area AP Wircphoto SUSPECT SUBEjUED AT SCENE OF H Brook 51 a night watch man is subdued by police and ambulance attendants in front of the home of Jockey Dick Martin at Pasadena Gal Monday night minutes after police found Martins wife Victoria 28 shot to death Chief of Detectives Stanley D Decker said Brook had been identified as a man who drove away from the scene of the killing and then returned and fired point blank at Patrolman Ernest Hovard who was examining the body Brook is on the bottom of the pile as an ambulance attendant wrestles a gun from his hand Dean Acheson to Stay as Secretary Truman Washington Truman Tuesday labeled re publican charges against Secretary of State Acheson as false and reiterated firmly that Acheson will stay in the cabinet He challenged the Acheson opposition to come forward if it has any alternative for eign policy to offer In a vigorous defense of Ache son Mr Truman read a long statement to his news conference DOCTOR M O NILSSEN President of Waldorf Dies Forest Morton O Nilssen 46 president of Waldorf college for the past 7 years died suddenly at a hospital in Forest City Monday following a cerebral hemorrhage Doctor Nilssen had attended a conference of the faculty of the college at 10 a m when he be came ill He was taken to the hos pital where he died at p m Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p m at the Im manuel Lutheran church in Forest City the Rev A L Halvorson pastor officiating Doctor Nilssen came to serve Waldorf as president from Villa Park 111 in 1943 He was pastor of St Pauls Lutheran church at Villa Park at the time During his administration at Waldorf the college was ac credited by the North Central as sociation of colleges giving it the highest rating possible for a school of this kind to obtain Survivors include the widow daughters Gracia and Constance son Theodore all at home his aged father at Brooklyn N Y and 5 brothers SAME flat trmffle In fall U describing the secretary as alive b communisms threat to free dom and adding If communism were to prevail in the it shall not pre Acheson would be one of the 1st if not the 1st to be shot the enemies of liberty and Christianity I refuse to dismiss Secretary of said In response to questions the president also 1 Denied there is a wave of isolationism in the country and said all the people are behind the government in the present crisis Dbrit let anyone fool you about iat he advised Enforce Auto Prices 2 Said the price rollback in the automobile industry will be en orced as ordered by the economic stabitoation directordespite Gen eral Motors protests that it is discriminatory1 3 Stated he would order addi ional U S armed forces to join he western European defense set up under the newly appointed su preme allied commander Gen Dwight D Eisenhower He said he talked to Eisenhower on the tele phone Monday night and added that the former World war II su preme allied commander in Europe would be taking up his new assign ment as soon as possible In his formal statement at tacking resolutions by senate and house republicans demanding Achesons replacement the pres ident said These recent attacks on Mr Acheson are old in the sense that they are the same false charges that have been made time and time again over a period pf months They have no basis in fact whatever Happened to Seward It is the same sort of thing that happened to Seward Presi dent Lincoln was asked by a group of republicans to dismiss Secretary of State Seward He refused So do I refuse to dismiss Acheson Communism notour own be served by los ing him A reporter asked the president whether his statement was what he had in mind recently when he said he was going to bust loose one of these days against critics of government officials Is this it he inquired and the president replied this is it Mr Truman went on to say that republicans had raised no objection to present foreign pol icies in recent white house con ferences He described these con frences as very amicable He add ed he has had 4 secretaries of state and the foreign policy has not changed NPA Orders Cut in Civilian Use of Tin Washington The govern ment Tuesday ordered a 20 per in civilian use of tin ef fective Feb 1 The regulation issued by the national production authority will affect the production of tincans toothpaste and shaving cream tubes jar and bottle lids and other closures and a variety of other items including costume jewelry However industry wfll be free to use substitutes thinner coat ings of tin or other devices which will stretch the supply Lons Pleads Innocent to Murder Charge Iowa City Lons 52 Iowa City cafe operator pleaded innocent here Tuesday when ar raigned on a grand jury indict ment charging him with 1st de gree murder No degree was specified in the grand jury indictment which was returnedby the Johnson county grand jury Tuesday at the arraignment HoweVer the indictment was drawn up under a section bfIowa law which specifies 1st degree murder Lons is charged with fatally stabbing Andrew Davelis 40 waiter in the Princess cafe oper ated by Lons Davelis was stabbed when he was attacked while being escorted to a squad car by two policemen Police said they were called after Davelis took refuge in an Iowa City home when he was intercepted while riding in a car with Lons wife Bond for Lons was set at 000 George Baculis 45 a brother of Lons who also worked in the Princess cafe was indicted on a charge of aiding and abetting murder Baculis pleaded innocent and his bond also was set at 000 Personal bonds were signed by friends and acquaintances of the two men and they were released about a J hour after their ar raignments Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Little further rise in temperature Clearing late Tues day night with low near zero Fair and cold Wednesday with high 15 Iowa Cloudy windy and cold with snow flurries Tuesday night Clearing and colder Tuesday night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night zero to 5 below north zero to 5 abovesouth High Wednesday 10 to 15 north 15 to 20 south Winds southerly 1012 MPH Wed nesday Further outlook Low Thursday morning 5 to 10 be low Cloudy with light snow and not quite so cold Thursday high 20 to 25 Friday clearing and colder Iowa FiveDay Weather Outlook Iowa Temperatures will average two to 3 degrees below normal Precipitation will average one tenth inch or less Cold Wed nesday Warmer by the week end A little snow likely Sat urday Normal high 32 Normal low 14 Minnesota Mostly cloudy and cold with snow flurries grad ually ending Tuesday evening Clearing and cold Tuesday night Increasing cloudiness followed by snow Wednesday Low Tuesday night 10 to 15 be low High Wednesday 15 except near 20 extreme west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 20 14 12 08 31 24 FEET BADLY Ma rine Cpl Richard K Hertif son of Mr and Mrs A V Hertir 16 llth S W is in hospital in Japan K iBiaiy frozen according to yvordre tit was fa the oricinal detail that foufht in the delaying ac in South Korea on No Name was in the first ware Undine at Inchon in taking Seoul and fought his way back from Kinchu reservoir Home in April on a furlough he bas been in the marines for 4 years Air Force Calls 5 Guard Groups Washington air force announced Tuesday it will call 5 air national guard groups and a number of supporting units into federal service on Feb 1 A brief statement said that des ignation of the units or of the bases at which they will be as signed cannot be announced be cause of security consideration Most nationalguard groups are fighter organizations with about 75 planes to a group Five guard groups already have been brought into federal service They were called up in October Tuesdays announcement fol lowed closely on a decision of the defense department to call in two more national guard ground di visions tobe added to the 4 al ready in service That decision was announced Saturday In Des Moines both Gov Wil liam S Beardsley and Brig Gen Fred C Tandy Iowa adjutant general said they had received no word as to whether Iowa would be included in the new call School Bond Issue Foils bond issueto build a new elementary school here lost in a special elec tion Monday The vote was 488 no and 434yes Themeasure lacked 68 votes of obtaining the necessary 60 per cent majority 2 Car Truck Accident Kills Man Injures 2 Fairfield traffic acci dent involving two cars and a heavytruck brought death to one man and injuries to another man and a small boy Monday Dead was Wilber Shirkey 24 of near Libertyville William Hanswith of Burlington was hos pitalized with serious injuries Alsohospitalized but not believed seriously hurt was Shirkeys 3 yearold son The accident happened two miles west of Fairfield on high way 34 Highway patrolmen said the car Hanswith was driving sideswiped a large truck on a nar row bridge and was hurled back into the path of the Shirkey car Both cars and the truck plunged through the bridge railing and landed in the creek bed Eisenhower Named Chief of Army to Defend Europe 60 Allied Divisions Will Be Integrated Brussels Belgium historic international army was established Tuesday to keep the peace in Europe and GenDwight D Eisenhower was named to head it The army was set up by the 12 countries of the North Atlantic treaty organization Early next month Gen Eisen hower from a headquarters likely to be located at Ver sailles France will begin forg ing the forces supplied by these nations into an integrated army of around a million men Their immediate task will be to defend a line from the Arctic to the Mediterranean against any aggres sor The foreign ministers of the 12 nations announced unanimous agreement regarding the part which Germany might assume in the common defense The United States Britain and France will explore this question with the West German government which has been coy about making mili tary promises unless it receives political advantages in exchange Tentative plans are for the Ger mans to supply 150000 men Back at 60 Thus Eisenhower at 60 goes back interactive duty to head an other great allied but this time with the help of the Germans he subdued in 1945 His chief of staff will be Lt Gen Al fred M Gruenther U S army deputy for plans and operations Eisenhower said Tuesday in St Louis that he was hopeful of main taining peace But its not going to be easy and its not going to be quick he added The commander of supreme headquarters allied powers in Eur ope SHAPE will be on leave o vhere he has been president In Washington President Truman said Eisenhower will have the same position in Europe that Gen MacArthur has in the far east Troops to Europe President Trurnan said addition al armed forces will be sent to Europe as soon as possible The president would not say how many American troops will be included in the new command The plan is for an eventual force of around 60 allied divisions un der the Eisenhower command The 10 allied divisions now on duty in Germany and Austria mostly American and British troops will form the nucleus Gradually the army of the Atlantic pact will in clude all the standing forces of member countries that are sta tioned on the continent of Europe Back of the army will be a far flung supply organization to be headed by a director of defense production Probably an American this official will gear the arms output of the 12 nations into a common pool for use of the inte grated army Representative Staff Eisenhowers general staff prob ably will include one officer each from France and Britain as well as the U S representative Field Marshal Lord Montgom ery commander of the nowsuper seded defense forces of the 5 Brus sels pact powers may be the British delegate William L Batt Sr 65 was named the U S member of the new European defense production board Defense Secretary Marshall announced Batt has been in Lon don since September as chief of the economic cooperation admin istrations mission to Britain and he will continue in that post in addition to his new duties The 3 allied high commissioners for Germany tentatively scheduled a meeting with the German fed eral chancellor Konrad Adenauer for Thursday to discuss the Brus sels decision said an allied spokes 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 ZOO A Gift From You Will Help This to Grow Into a Full Sized Christmas Tree PREVIOUSLY REPORTED J 80354 Clear Lake GlobeGalctU Car rier Boyi 1st Hour Sophomore High School EnjfUsn 2nd Hour Sophomore English 3rd Hour Junior English 4th Hour Sophomore English 5th Hour Sophomore English Homeroom 100 Monroe Junior WeeMite Bridge Club Marii Mitchell Club From Junlt Rilies Dept Store Painters Local Union No 314 Little Mike B Harding P T A Western Bohemian rrat Assn No 243 Athenian Club Kalhy Kae Hawkinson Hanlon 1024 47 21G 117 200 50l 10 250 500 15 30 3 STCltrlal C I O R L Dixsnn Katharine Woodley Judy and Byron Suntken Mcs ervey Mr and Mrs Kobt Laughlin Amy and Lon TAB Club ewis Jensen A Barbara and David Mason City Order of Ahepa Bethlehem Lutheran Aid Danny DJurcn Lawrence Sylvia and Laura Farmers Uappy Hustlers Chuck Hiltons Baptist Crusad ers for Christ Class Piggy Bank Friend 10 M 1000 10 5IH 20 511 JIIIH 301 1IW 101 1000 501 101 500 100 THE DAYS TOTAL S 25421 DATE SiT11l7B TOTAL TO SUM man in Bonn U S Secretary of State Dean Acheson told the ministers there would be astatement from Wash ington soon putting U S forces now in Germany under Gen Eis enhowers command since the two divisions represent the nucleus of the international force Germans Included Along with the formal approval of Eisenhower who had been sug gested as the leader by practically everyone connected with the for mation of Europes defenses the pact members met Tuesday to ap prove finally a series of other de cisions creating the new interna tional army to include German ground and air units The program adopted Monday in defiance against threats from Russia that rearming Germany would violate existing treaties calls for an international force of 55 to 60 divisions plus air and sea arms It aims at a total force of 1000000 men by the end of 1953 YET NEEDED S 8S025 Boys Girls Give Cheer Fund a Lift ROSPECTS FOR THE CHRIST MAS CHEER FUND ARE RE A L L Y LOOKING UP And the reason for this is that the YOUNG E R GENERA TION is begin ning to take over This is re flected in the above list which is materially arger than any yet registered in he 1950 solicitation It put the und well over the halfway mark with 4 giving days left More than of the total for the day came from the English classes of Miss AYlene Daum in the high school An in genious system of penalties and fines proved profitable for the Cheer fun for both students and teacher Whispering gumchewing bear ing false witness bad grammar notepassing gaudy clothes slacks for girls opentoed shoes classi fied as indecent exposure and a number of other activities were ruled to be misdemeanors subject to fines mostly 1 cent A Christ mas tree of questionable vintage figured in the campaign too Monroe Junior highs homeroom 106 added to the fund when its pupils voted to give to the Cheer Fund rather than to each other The GlobeGazettes Clear Lake carrier boys took a like view of the situation All in all were definitely on our way to the goal The closing time is 2 oclock Saturday p m Will YOU help us reach our mark No empty stockings in Mason City this Christmastide Either bring your contributions to the GlobeGazette business office or mail them to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa AP Wirephoto AIRMEN POUND RED a UN naval armada including the USS Missouri shelled Chinese communists on borders of the UN beachhead sawtooth riavy and marine airmen pounded red troop concentrations within a GO mile radius solid line with bomb blasts of Hungnam On the ground in the beachhead perimeter U S 3rd division troops fought off a fanatical red attack ChinesePounded by UN Warships at Beachhead United naval air and ground firepowe Tuesday held off persisting re attacks on the allied Hungnam port beachhead in nor the as Korea Warships from 7 countriei slammed at 37 concentrations of Chinese and North Koreant com munists swarming against the re ceding allied shoreline strip Booming out an answer to one distress call the naval big guns Blasted and dispersed a column o attacking reds with heavy casual ies claimed Navy and marine airmen pounded 33 red troop concentra ions within a 60mile radius of fungnam They claimed they or wounded 800 commu nists UN Line Compressed A total of 25000 reds were Dressing against the allied lines on the coastal plain and another 5000 or more were reported warming down from the moun ains On the ground 3rd division roops fighting out of frozen fox oles hurled back 4 communist attacks Monday night and before daylight Tuesday A 10th corps spokesman said he reds attacked in darkness with almost fanatical fury At no point on the dwindling lefense arc around Hungnam last allied position of any consequence in North Korea the reds a b 1 e to break hrough But a delayed dispatch from lortheast Korea said the U S ir force had abandoned Yonpo airport near the Hungnam beach head Army engineers destroyed upplies and disabled aircraft that had to be left behind A smaller runway has been milt and put into operation in ide the beachhead perimeter North Koreans Appear The North Korean red army eappeared in force Tuesday on he hilly eastern flank of the leachhead Col William Quihn of Crisfield Vtd U S 10th corps intelligence ifficer reported between 7000 md 8000 combat lements of 3 wholly reorganized o ir t h Korean aken over from the Chinese reds n the right flank of the beach iead Despite the growing enemy iuildup carrierbased planes and massed field artillery were keep ng the reds well back from merican outposts Things are going excellently aid Maj Gen Edward M Al mond beachhead commander on is return from a visit to all front ine battalions There is growing optimism on le beachhead on the enemys ailure to mount a major assault The western Korean front was uiet The U S 8th army was ot in direct contact with the en my Tuesday 102ND BIRTHDAY Mount Pleasant T hriner of Salem will observe is 102nd birthday Jan 9 Urge Revision of State Liquor GroupPractices DCS Moiues The state egislative interim committee Tuesday released a report request ng that the Iowa license issued for a salt base antifreeze be revoked urging revision of some liquor control commission practices and recommending greater harmony among the 3 commission bers The committee summarizing ts views after 5 days of open hearings asked Secretary of Agri culture Clyde Spry to revoke the icense for P60 antifreeze im nediately until certain standards lave been met Criticised The liquor commission and Spry were the subjects of numer us criticisms voiced during the November general election cam aign The principal allegation igainst the commission was dicta ion by the governor and irregu arities in commission operations The committee in a reference o the commissions discharge of ts comptroller Elmer Drees said The committee finds no evi dence other than that Drees was an able and satisfactory employe tommission members had testified hat Drees was discharged along vith elimination of the office of omptroller as an economy move The committee did not recommend eemployment of Drees He said n his testimony that he didnot Aant return to the commission mployment or any other state job exoneration Favor Limit From statements made by all members of the commission the ommittee report said we feel riat the plan of limiting amounts f liquor per customer as was iracticed during the first years of he liquor control act is a reason ble approach to the original in ent of the act In an obvious reference to tes imony indicating that some of the uantity purchases pf liquors rom state sources were finding way into salebydrink hannels the committee report aid The committee believes that it ould be the part of better judg nent to limit the amount to two ottles per week per purchaser Democratic members of the ommittee particularly ques oned the commission members s towhat they are doing toward ontrol of the sale of liquor The estimony was to the effect that he liquor store manager is ex ected to inquire into any unus large purchases by a single ustomer Proper Policy Commenting upon the commis ons purchase policies the com littee said Evidence brought out in caring indicates that the c   

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