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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAMt THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NliaHlORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY POUCAM SUw etevtar wltk Imr Hick M LVII AmocUtcd Pfcai United Full MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 3 ThkP ol Two Fulbright Sees Wholesale Lies in RFC Inquiry By G MILTON KELLY Washington have never heard so much lying in my life That was Senator Fulbrights assessment Satur day of some of the testimony in a senate probe of RFC lend mg policies The Arkansas democrat who heads the investigating subcommittee declined to specify which statements he con sidered false among the welter of charges and denials bv a score of witnesses But he said scrutiny of the records might reveal the need for a general investigation of the moral level of our gov The committee has charged that political influence and personal pressure tipped the scales in the reconstruction finance corpora tions consideration of several multimillion dollar loans Fulbright told reporters Satur day that although the record of the committee hearing is lull of perjury it has shown conclu sively that RFC yielded improp erly to outside pressures Not Asinine It also demonstrated that the lenate banking subcommittee con ducting the inquiry did not make an asinine report Fulbright added This was an allusion to President Trumans news confer ence description of a report the committee filed with the senate last month Mr Truman hung the asinine tag on the report which linked White House Aide Donald Dawson and E Merl Young husband of a white house stenographer with a group the committee accused of wielding improper influence over RFC Fulbright said the committee has now served its purpose and should wind up its inquiry by next Friday I dont prppose to spend the rest of my life on this cock eyed thing he added Among other things Fulbright said the inquiry has uncovered evidence of income tax practices which senate or house taxation committees should examine Some of these he said amount jobbing of tax exemptions Not Illegal There is a clear distinction be tween something being improper and its being illegal he said and we are not charging law vi olations He suggested however that congress might be wise to overhaul the income tax and some other laws to stop the practices his committee considered improp er Fulbright said he has given up the idea of calling Dawson to an swer testimony which repeatedly has named him as one of those who exerted influence over RFC Mr Truman has said Dawson need not reply the senator said and I couldnt possibly win in a controversy over power to sub poena a confidential aide to the president Also he said he is not going to accept from the RFC copies of let ters from senate and house mem bers to the RFC unless the agency says specifically that some con gress member attempted to exert Monsignor Dougherty Dies at 82 The Rt Rev Msgr Edward J Dougherty 82 pastor of Sacrec Heart church of Waterloo died a p m Friday at St Francis hospital in Waterloo Monsignor Dougherty was born in Dougherty Aug 27 1868 the son of Daniel and Mary Dough erty He was one of 16 children His mother and father were pio neer settlers of Cerro Gordo coun ty corning here from Pennsyl vania in 1856 The town of Dougherty and also Dougherty township were namec after Monsignor Doughertys fath er Graduate of Loras A graduate of St Josephs col lege Dubuque now known as Loras college Monsignor Dough erty also was graduated from the Grand seminary of the Sulpician order in Montreal Dec 17 1892 at which time he was ordained into the priesthood He then spent a year at the Catholic university of America in undue influence over its lending policies Fulbright had demanded photographic copies of the 700 to 900 letters after learning that Mr Truman obtained similar copies Hickenlooper Wants Congress Okay on Troops By JACK BELL Washington Hick enlooper RIowa joined 5 re publican colleagues Saturday in a move to give congress the dom inant voice in making U S troop contributions to the European tnticommunist army Hickenlooper told a reporter he wants more than a pious declara tion of the senate approving the MSGR E J DOUGHERTY Washington D C where he pre pared himself for missionary work His start came in December of 1893 when he was appointed pas tor of Mount Carmel Catholic church at Eagle Center After 5 years there he went to St Marys church at Waverly Served in Mason City For the folloxving 6 years he traveled throughout the United States in the cause of missionary work He served pastorates at Waverly Eagle Center Cresco Oelwein and Dubuque and was the pastor of the Holy Family Catholic church in Mason City from 1908 until 1918 during which time the present church building tvas constructed as a temporary church He had been pastor of Sacred Heart church at Waterloo since April 1934 He was delegated to he Monsignorship in 1940 by the ate Archbishop Beckman of the WORTH KOREA 26 Air Miles Chumunim HONGCHON Amidongr Hoengsong Pyongchang SOUTH KOREA STATUTE MILES AP Wlrephoto WHERE ALLIES ADVANCE AGAINST ENTRENCHED arrows locate areas where allied infantrymen moved forward cautiously along the Korean front Satur day In the center marines flanked by South Koreans drove north of Hoengsong A against enemy entrenchments defending the Hongchon assembly center open To the east a U S 7th division partol north of Amidong B moved to within 26 miles of the 38th parallel Snow Rain Hail Ice Lightning Strike State Des Moines storm which threw almost everything n the weather book at Iowa Friday and Friday night left n its wake Saturday Six dead in traffic accidents one way traffic on some highways following blizzard conditions in northwest Iowa dispatch of troops to Europe That I Dubuque Arch Diocese He cele he said is what the Connallyjbrated his Golden Jubilee of Russell resolution amounts to Priesthood on Dec 17 1942 in Hickenlooper contended this resolution would have no force in law Instead he said any American additions to an international army ought to be authorized in advance by congress in a resolution passed by both houses I dont said that Waterloo On Oct 19 1949 he re ceived the Prothonotary Honor by Pope Pius XII Surviving are his twin sister Miss Teresa Dougherty and sis ters Miss Margaret Dougherty and Mrs Mary Wade and brother Barney Dougherty all of Dough It should go into any minute dijerty Iowa and a brother Joseph rection of troop movements or Butte Mont and sev it should limit the numbers sentjeral nieces and nephews He was but it should pass on the policy Preceded in death by his parents That was about the same view 8 brothers and a sister taken by Senators Wiley Lodge Saltonstall R Bridges RN H and H Alexander Smith RN J Sees No Truman Acheson Feud Key West Fla UR White House Press Secretary Joseph Short Saturday denied any sug Ecstion of a rift between Prcslort Serviccs Planned A Pontifical Mass will be of fered at the Sacred Heart church in Waterloo Tuesday at 10 a m and a Solemn Requiem High Mass will be offered Wednesday at 10 a m at St Patricks church in Dougherty The body will lie in stale at the Dougherty residence Tuesday evening and until the time of serv ices Wednesday Burial will be in St Patricks cemetery in Dough Woman Dies When Hit by Car in Storm Dee Oswalt 7 of Whittemore was instantly tilled when struck by a car in a alinding snowstorm on highway 44 west of Algona late Friday afternoon Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst said Mrs Oswalt was riding with Miss Ailene Witte Whittemore when heir car became stalled in a snow drift during the storm Mrs Os walt got out of the car to go for help to a nearby farm house when he was struck by a car driven by Walter Vaudt Whittemore The sheriff said the front of the audt car hit the woman and he believed her death was instantane us due to a broken neck The driver of the car said he vas driving slowly on account o he poor visibility and he did no1 ee the woman until after she had alien Vaudt was not held Mrs Oswalt is survived by her usband a n d 3 children Billy Jean and Emogene and her par nts Mr and Mrs P J Fuchsen f Whittemore who recently cele rated their golden wedding anni ersary She also leaves the fol owing brothers and sisters Mrs Cecelia Wasson St Anne 111 Irs Malcolm McLeod Sioux City ATS William D McCauley Ma on City Ted Fuchsen Algona G Fuchsen Whittemore and oe Fuchsen Wilmington 111 Colonial funeral home dent Truman and Secretary of is m charge of arrangements State Dean Acheson over the re Weather Report FORECAST Iowa Partly cloudy and much colder with diminishing winds Saturday night Sunday mostly fair Falling temperatures Sat urday afternoon Lows Saturday night 9 below in extreme north west to 10 to 15 above south east Highs Sunday 20 north to 25 to 30 south Westerly winds 30 to 40 MPH Saturday after noon becoming northwest and diminishing rapidly Saturday night Further outlook Increas ing cloudiness and warmer Monday with rain or snow be ginning Lows Monday 0 north west to 15 southeast Highs Monday 28 northwest 35 south east Minnesota Clearing and much colder with diminishing winds Saturday night Sunday fair and cold Low Saturday night 15 be low northwest to zero to 5 below southeast High Sunday 510 northwest 1520 southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Saturday March 3 and telephone service dis rupted in many communities Colder For Saturday night and later the weather bureau forecast clear ing and colder weather Sunday will be generally fair but mini mum temperatures of 5 below in the extreme northwest to 8 to 11 above elsewhere can be expected the bureau said Dale Eugene Gliem 21 of near Glidden and Mildred Heue 23 o Carroll were killed and Miss Heues brother Bernard suffered shock and bruises in one traffic accident Gliems car skidded across the icy highway 3 miles east of Den ison on highway 30 and into the way of a semitrailer truck driv en by Lawrence Day of Carroll Another fatality occurred on highway 44 about 3 miles south west of Whittemore Mrs D Os walt 47 was killed when she stepped out of a car stalled in a snowbank and was struck by an other car Two persons were killed in an accident at Dow City The victims were Gene Lacey 17 of Dunlap and Austin Mumm 21 of EaTling They were riding in a car Craw ford County Coroner A J Simm said was driven by Sam Frazier 17 of Dunlap and occupied also by 6 others The car failed to make a turn on icy highway 30 Frazier and the 6 others escaped without serious injury OneWay Traffic The state highway patrol said olizzard conditions late Friday in much of northwest Iowa left as much as 8 inches of snow and one way traffic on highway 169 north of Algona Traffic was held to oneway on some eastwest roads in the coun ies north and west of Spencer traffic was limited to one way travel in some areas of cen tral eastern Iowa Otherwise the road condition generally ranged from normal in of southern Iowa to slushy or icy and snowpacked in other parts of the state The Northwestern Bell Tele phone company reported 519 ong distance lines out of order along with some rural lines The company said from to of an nch of ice coat wires in the southern 3 tiers of counties torn Ottumwa to Council Bluffs More trouble was expected Sat urday the company added be cause poles already were leaning jecause of previous snow and ice storms assignment of Diplomat John Car ter Vincent I can say flatly that there is DO rift between the president and Mr Acheson Short told news Men when asked about the report REPORT TYPHOID CASE DCS Moines city health department Friday reported the 1st case of typhoid fever here since last April 1 The patient is Lera Dameron 21 of Des Moines Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 34 22 28 94 Ifi 6 Yank Border Guards Kill 2 Frankfurt Germany UR American border guards killed two Cast German communist police rriday night in a gun fight on the eastwest German frontier the U S army announced Saturday The shooting occurred near Obersuhl where soviet authorities seized two American sergeants last November and held them for 10 days German customs police were the irst to reveal the incident They said the East Germans were shot o death while resisting arrest after crossing the border Sen McCarthy Glad Pearson Is Suing Him Drew Asks Damages Totaling Washington UR Joseph R McCarthy said Sat urday hes glad Columnist Drew Pearson 600000 is suing him for Pearson filed the damage suit late Friday charging McCarthy libeled him assaulted him and joined a plot to discredit Mm Im happy he sued McCarthy said It will give me a chance to really spread his whole story on the court record Pearson also named as defend ants Columnist Westbrook Pegler Radio Commentator Fulton Lewis Jr Don Surine an investigator for McCarthy the Washington Times Herald and 4 other individuals Tortured Mind Lewis said Pearsons case was an obvious product of a tortured mind He said he would like nothing better than to see it come to trial McCarthy and Pearson have been feuding for some time Mc Carthy has denounced Pearson on the senate floor and has objected to items printed in Pearsons col umn Pearson now is on a Euro pean tour Pearsons suit hinged on 4 sepa rate counts He listed the total cash damages asked at His attorney William A Roberts explained however that twc counts cover the same legal ground and thus reduced the ac tual total to Preconceived The largest damages were asked on a charge that all the defend ants entered a preconceived plan to hurt Pearsons business As a the columnist said he lost a radio contract with a certain sponsor and public officials were so intimidated they refused to supply him with news tips He claimed 53000000 damages on this count He also asked 3250000 on rounds that McCarthy attacked iim at a dinner party in the swank Sulgrave club here last Dec 12 Pearson said McCarthy grabbed him by the neck in a Dainful and paralyzing manner and kneed him in the groin U S Marines Infantry Grind Forward Past Barbed Wire Nests C O Charges Use of Wrong Cost Index Plan By HAROLD W WARD Washington C I 0 charged Saturday that th governments newtype costofHving index which may be used to determine immediate pay boosts for more than 1 000000 workers does not reflect the actual rise in prices The pay or 5 cents per allowable under a formula adopted last Tuesday by Wage Stabilize Eric Johnston and amende Plane Crash Death Toll Rises to 16 Sioux City coroners in quest was called Saturday to meet Monday and inquire into the cause of the 1st fatal transport plane crash in Iowas history Sixteen were killed or died of injuries suffered in Fridays crack up of a MidContinent Airlines plane carrying 25 persons All oJ the 9 injured were reported Satur day as unchanged or improving except Ray Engle Ipswich S Dak His condition was listed as still critical Meanwhile 3 separate investi Clarion Soldier Killed in Action Clarion Pfc Raymond T ioeppner son of Mr and Mrs lenry A Hoeppner route 1 has been killed in action with the army n Korea it is learned PROMINENT FARMER DIES Garnavillo serv ces will be held here Monday for i A Wirkler 64 prominent armer who died Friday Wirkler vas one of the states earliest ad vocates of soil conservation SAME DATE BUck flit mttni fleath In U gallons were in progress Six civil aeronautics authority officials were conducting one of them a number of MidContinent repre sentatives another and local offi cials the 3rd Although the 3 groups were op erating independently they were expected to pool their informa tion The local and MidContinent officials had a meeting Saturday morning to exchange information obtained and discuss the crash in general The twinengined DC3 plane hurtled into a cornfield during a snow storm near the airport burst into flames and was de stroyed within minutes It was the 1st fatal crackup in MidCon tinents 17 years of operation First at Scene An air national guardsman who reached the scene shortly after the crash said that nothing could have survived those flames The ones who were thrown out were the only ones who lived Cale Olson an electrician at the airbase was the 1st person to reach the burning plane He said he found Robert Toman a soldier from Camp Polk La who had been a passenger on the plane standing nearby in a dazed condition The soldier and I pulled one man out Olson said He was still alive Then we went to the front of the plane and pulled the pilots out They were dead The pilot was Capt James Gra ham 34 of Kansas City The co pilot Philip K Toler 30 of Mis sion Kans and 1st Officer Ernest F Eilert 26 of Overland Park Kans also were killed The stewardess Marilyn Wood bury of Kansas City was hos pitalized with severe cuts and a possible broken back Four of the dead were soldiers all believed to be stationed at Camp Polk Five of the survivors also were soldiers The airline identified the dead soldiers as W C Ding Bismarck N Dak L L Nogosek Bismarck M Asachau who was enroute to Sioux Falls S Dak and C T Loon whose mother lives at Kimball S Dak Identify Questioned Coroner Thomas L Cpriden said there was some question as to Loons identify He said the body wore an identification brace let with the name Daniel Lipman However Mrs Lillian Loon mother of the soldier said she was expecting her son home from Camp Polk The other dead were identified as M H Steffenson Rapid City by him to permit costofliv ing adjustments agreed to by man agement and labor before th Jan 25 wage freeze 1 Cent Difference But the question is will they b based on the newtype index the oldtype It might make cent or so difference The 800000 auto industry employes of will share bonanza Some of For and Chrysler would have bee denied the full amount of adjus ment had Johnston not acted Th costofliving increase plus other raises they have received in th past year would have pushe through the 10 per cent pay rais ceiling in the unamended wag stabilization order The pay adjustments are mad every 3 months at the rate one cent an hour up or down wit every rise or fall of 114 points i the bureau of labor statistics con sumers price index Food Downgraded The bureau acting to gear i1 measurement of living costs t changing buying habits Frida put out its 1st newtype monthl index It contained 25 new item and cut down the importance food in the family budget of moderate income family This drew the fire of the CIO which argued that food ha zoomed since the Korean fightin began last June and this was n time to begin a new kind of in dex At least 2700000 workers now have contracts calling fo periodic adjustments up or down as the index changes The CJOs chief of researc and education Stanley H Rutten berg called the labor bureaus in dex change illconsidered Claim Enough Votes to Beat New Draft Plan Washington leader claimed enough votes Saturday t defeat a move setting the mini mum draft age at 18 years and months A test will come Monday o the amendment by Senator Mors ROre to the senate bill o universal military training an service The bill calls for lower ng the draft age from the presen 19 to 18 months younger han Morse proposes The vote Monday will be the Is measure of full senate opinion or a provision of the controversia pill which originated with the de fense department Senator Lyndon Johnson D floor manager for UMTS told reporters that the Mors amendment will be defeated by substantial margin Dak Fred Kellog Jr St Jos eph Mo Mr and Mrs Fred Kan negister Willow Lake S Dak fe Jane Cook Lundahl Kansa 7ity Mrs C J Pademore Woon ocket S Dak Eldon A Clark Watertown S Dak and Mrs J Alway Aberdeen S Dak CRASH Marilyn Woodbury is shown in a hospital bed in Sioux City after surviving the crash of a MidContinent airliner Friday Miss Woodbury was the hostess on the plane Red Army Hard Pressed at Hongchon Leathernecks Fight 2Hour Bayonet Battle on Ridge By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo S marines and South Korean infantry men advanced in Central Ko ea Saturday against reds crouched in nests of barbed wire trenches and mountain foxholes to defend heir Hongchon assembly cen ter Leathernecks of the U S 1st marine division attacked within 15 miles of Hongchon from newly won ridges north of Hoengsong That war wrecked highway hub fell un opposed to the marines Fri day South Korean infantrymen moved up on the marine flanks east and west of Hoengsong Advance To the west the South Korean 6th division fought toward the 17 miles of highway leading west from Hoengsong to Yongdu They had to use bayonets in twohour fight to hack to the top oi one ridge 5 miles weit of Hoengsong Another ridge two miles farther west fell without a fight Farther east the U S 2nd Ini fantry divisionioccupwid mow high ground north Wt the Tang nimHoengsong lateral highway North of Pangnim U S 7th infantry division patrol moved be yond captured Amidbng to with in 26 miles of the 38th parallel That is the closest allied approach to the Korean northsouth boun dary in thecurrent drive The present objective of the U S 8th army offensive in Korea was o kill or drive out all Chinese and North Koreans south of the 38th Still Question Whether the allied drive will carried beyond the 38th or halted there for an attempt at a political settlement is a moot question Re cently there were reports that British warships ho longer moving north of the 38th parallel which UN naval com manders denied Saturday UN naval headquar ers said that 3 British warships shelled communications and troop assembly points Friday around ionghwa on the west coast Songhwa is 24 miles north of par allel 38 Just south of 38 in the same area South Korean marines made two commando raids in the Hae u area They claimed they killed 18 communists including a bri ade general To the west around Seoul the war front was quiet Friday A U S 3rd infantry division patrol ried to enter redheld Seoul Fri day on a scouting expedition but vas repulsed Gale Paralyzes 6 State Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The midwests worst snow form of the raging n its 2nd parts of 6 state midcontinent area Satur day Galeforce winds and ice dded to the weather misery in the tricken area The new storm coming on the ieels of a similar storm the mid le of the week struck a crippling low in parts of the Dakotas Min esota Wisconsin Iowa and Micfa gan Some small towns were isolated lommunications lines were dis upted Drifts 8 feet deep were ommon in South Dakota A gro ery store roof collapsed under the rushing weight of snow in Fari ault Minn Sioux Falls S Dak had 24 iches of snow on the ground and le blizzard still raged in the cen al part of the state Heavy snow ith strong shifting winds moved ito upper Michigan Highways were dotted with andpned cars in South Dakota otorists unable to keep going iught refuge in small towns or in rm houses About 1000 persons wert randed overnight in Glenwood west central Minnesota   

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