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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HOOM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSFAPIR THAT MAKIS A LI NORTH I O W A N S N E I G H 0 ft S HOME EDITION VOL LV1I Pres and United Ptrcu full Lcuc Onto Comri MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 3 Wl ContliU ol Two Telegrams Letters Demanding Government Cleanup Hit Capital By DON WHITEHEAD Washington M Outraged citizens across the United States are pouring telegrams and letters into Washington demanding a cleanup in government A large number is piling up in the office of Senator J William Fulbright The youthfullooking Arkansas demo crat who ramrodded the sen sational RFC probe is de manding a code of ethics be drawn up as a sort of sliderule for measuring the integrity of public officials Fulbright told the senate last week the RFC inquiry disclosed a moral problem in which officials abide by the letter of the but violate its spirit without any feeling of wrongdoing The values of life which were clear to the Pilgrims he said and the founding fathers have become dim and fuzzy in outline ANew Look The time has come he says for a new look at what is right andwhat is wrong And many Americans feel the same way Every mail brings a fresh batch of letters cheering Fulbright for his fight for hon esty in government and echoing Allerton Regrets Calm Church Row Ousted Pastor Prepares Move Allerton The Christian church of Allerton was without a pastor Tuesday but all visible evi dence of last Sundays near riot in the church was erased Both fides in the factional fight ex pressed regret thatit occurred Nine persons were injured slight ly in the melee The central figure in the row was the Rev Syd G Austin49 who was ousted as pastor Mr Austin and his family are prepar ing to move from the sonage after being here 11 months Leo Ferrel 57 chairman of the churchboard who suffered a heart attack during the fighting sal This has been the most disgrace ful thing that could happen in i church Accepts Verdict Mr Austin who protested th vote ousting him from the pulpi as illegal but announced he would acceptthe verdict said I bear m animosity toward anyone Guy Goughnour leader of the opposition to Mr Austin said the affair was very sad thing At least two versions of wha occurred are current Mr Austin said the fracas lef the church a shambles Other called his description very exag gerated Both sides agree that a vote o the 70 to 85 members was taken on questions leading to Mr Aus tins ouster Keeps Talkiiif The opposition designated twc sergeantsatarms to escort Mr Austin from the pulpit when refused to quit talking As the sergeantsatarms at tempted to perform their duty friends of the pastor rushed to the platform The pastor and the two sergeantsatarms fell to the floor and Mr Austin sprained his knee The disputearose over the con tention that the Allerton church to the Iowa Christian Missionary society CHECKUP FOR GABLE Hollywood Clark Gable 50 entered Cedars of Lebanon hospital Tuesday for what his studio called a routine 5 day first in 12 years his fear that political corruption is eating away the moral strength of the government They go like this From Weatherford Texas What has happened to us Bill Are we as a people so hungry for money or personal power that we have forgotten every principle oi decency our dads taught us 1 dont believe it Surely there are enough good men left to start cleanup From New York is high time that we gave serious thought to our standards of right and decency which are far too low Not only in politift but in every corner of American life Substitutes From West Nyaka N Y Shrewdness and cleverness seem to have been readily accepted as an adequate and desireable sub stitute for the once respected vir All About All ADOUl I The WEATHER Mason City Clear and cool Tues day night with low 25 Wednes day fair and warmer with high 50 to 55 Iowa Fair cool Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 21 to 28 Wednesday fair and warmer High Wednesday 50 to 58 east to 55 to 63 west except some what lower over snow coverec areas Further outlook Thurs day partly cloudy and warmer Thursday morning 33 to 38 High Thursday 60 to 66 Iowa 5 day weather outlook Tern peratures will average around seasonal normal Normal higl 44 extreme north 60 extreme south Normal lows 25 extrem north 37 extreme south Warmer Wednesday and Thurs day Becoming cooler by Satur day Precipitation will average less than onequarter inch oc curring as scattered showers around Friday Minnesota Fair and cool Ttrcsdaj night Wednesday fair am warmer Low Tuesday night 2 north to 2025 south High Wed nesday 4550 GlobeGazette weather statistic for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 34 Minimum 23 At 8 a m 28 TEAR AGO Maximum 5l Minimum 31 OBJECTS TO Florence Michalak It Monday wu awarded week tempo rary alimony for herself arid oneyearold dxuchter because she says the snorinj of tier hus band Richard is to her The snoring she told Chicago Superior Judge Ru dolpJi F Desort has caused her to lose sleep weight Inquiry Into Liquor Group Appears Dim Des Moines for a new legislative investigation of he Iowa liquor control commission looked dim Tuesday The joint senatehouse commit tee headed by Senator W Eldon Walter RBeamon held a live ly 30 minute sessibnlate Monday with 4 members of the 1949 leg islative interim cominittee pres ent fit The interim group conducted an investigation of the commission last fall and turned over to the legislature a transcript of its pro ceedings Republican Stall One member of that committee Rep Gene Poston RCorydon charged in a heated exchange with hairman Walterthat there jublican majority in the leg slature is stalling and does not plan any further investigation Walter said that his committee was given no authority except to examine the testimony taken by the interim committee and that one of the reasons he asked the 4 mem Ders to appear was to determine whether they had any factual evi dence to show that liquor com mission members had violated the law When he brought the 30 minute session to a close no decision had been reached on what kind of a report the Walter committee would make to the legislature Demands Airinr Rep John Hansen DDed member of a subcommittee of the Walter committee demand ed that further inquiry be made into charges aired last year con tending that the probe by the in terim committee group was not complete These charges dealt with alleged favoritism in the prices and purchases of wine and liquor with laxity in commission practices and a statement by Commissioner George Scott that he had been offered a bribe Hampton Man Ejected Head of Chiropractors Des Moines tfVThe Chiro practic of Iowa Inc Monday elected new officers at the closing session of its 20th annual convention here Dr A F Toensing Hampton was elect ed president tues of intellectual and moral in tegrity From Abilene nation is widespread and growing rapidly and unless congress orders a house cleaning the voters will at the first opportunity Similar messages come from Arkansas Michigan Florida Mis sissippi Tennessee California and other states across the nation Looking at these letters there is no doubt Fulbright touched on a subject that is worrying many people when he asked for a com mission to consider the prob lem of ethical standards of con duct inpublic affairs And like the man from Weath erford Texas Fulbright is cer tain there are enough good men left to start a cleanup by point ing the way to a more rigid standard of conduct for public officials Ten Men Fulbright chose carefully the names of 10 men whom he would like to seeon the commission He called them private citizens oJ outstanding achievement and character whose integrity is be yond question Ho are these men that Ful bright would trust with the task of laying down rules of conduct for public officials What qual ity do they have in common that caused the senator to choose them Here are the 10 on Fulbrights honor rollof honest men 1 Former Supreme Court Jus tice Owen J Roberts 75 He gave up his bigmoney law practice to accept an appointment to the court by President Hoover For years he held the balance of power on the voting against the new deal bloc and then with them Earlier he had gained a national reputation as one of the prosecutors in the old teapot dome oil scandal 2 FormerChancellor Robert Hutchins 52 of the University of Chicago Anintellectual maver ick Hutchins had the academic world in a tumult when he be came president of the university at age 30 He shattered the old educational pattern with a system which permitted students to ad vance as rapidly as they were able to pass examinations 3 Paul Hoffman 59 director of the Ford Foundation Hoffman worked his way upfroman tomobile salesman to head the Studebaker corporation Then he gave up his job to accept a jobas head of the giant European re covery program A friendly man with an air of complete frankness Hoffman won the confidence of congress through his integrity and the high caliber of the men he called around him 4 Walter Reuther 43 presi dent of the giant ClO United Automobile Workers of America Reuther quit school at age 15 to go to work He fought his way up toough the ranks of labor to lead he UAW Perhaps his hardest ight was his successful moveto oust communist elements from eadershipin his union Once an assassin tried to kill Reuther with a shotgun blast through the win dow of his home His arm was mangled but he recovered and re lurned to continue his w o r k There were con Reuther was shot secause he tried to stamp out the lumbersracket in his union Followed Father 5 Former Senator Robert M Jr 56 of Wisconsin followed his fiery father into he senate and served there for 3 terms There is a story that re ublican leaders gave him rela i v el y unimportant committee posts because he refused to mod erate the political views he had shared with his father He was as determined as his dad to fight for what he believed right 6 Chief Justice Learned Hand 79 of the second circuit court of appeals A robust stocky man with thick eyebrows and sharp Judge Hand has a formid able court appearance But his Mends know him as a shy man le first attracted national atten ion when he upheld the Volstead act at the beginning of prohibi ion 7 Dr Reinhold Niebuhr 58 professor at Union Theological seminary He long has been a controversial figure in the relig ious world Dr Niebuhr in1941 was one of a group of clergymen who felt that war was less an evil than the tyranny of a dictator He often is considered radical in his religious views Professional Scholar Dr Theodore Greene 54 professor of philosophy at Yale He specializes in the philosophy of religion and is widely known in the educational world Fulbright believes he could give to the com mission the professional scholars views on the historic effect of moral corruption on governments 9 Everett Ross Clinchy 55 president of the Conference of Christians and Jews For many years he has led a crusade against religious for a better understanding between religious groups 10 The Rev Wilfrid Parsons 64 professor at Catholic univer sity He once served as editorin chief of Catholic Re view of the Week Like Greene Parsons is a professional scholar with a wide reputation in his field of work CEORIC ADAMS COMING North lowans who are fans of CedrJc Adams through his radio broadcasts or newspaper column will have an opportunity to see and hearhim in person at Roosevelt fieldhouse Tuesday at m Adams and a tele vision talent troupe will per form as a special attraction of the 1951 Cancel Crusade kick off of the Cerro Gordo county chapter of the American Cancer society Adams and his troupe are contributing their time and the meeting Is open to the pub lic without charge Iowas Junior Wont Get Sidearms Will Depend on Smuggled Caps Des Moines junior cowboys and Gmen will have to depend upon contraband cap pis tols arid caps or else to just play like they have the real articles Their favorite bill of the 1951 legislature was defeated in the house late Monday It would have legalized the sale in Iowa of cap pistols arid caps The seriate had a lot of fun over the measure when it was passed there But the house after ar amusing start turned serious and killed the measure 52 to 49 When the bill was brought up in the house it was to the ac companiment of sporadic popping of cap guns Hep JShiestTKosek RCedar for theyoungsters whohad ex their interest but failed G T Kuester EGris wold said it would be morally wrong to pass the bill becauseit mightleadto juvenile delinquen cyHep Ted Sloane RDes Moines said the effect would be to teach disrespect for law Rep Gene Poston said the only persons who wanted the bill passed were merchants who would profit by such sales Kosek said most surrounding states now have legalized sale of pistols and caps He said these articles are being brought into Iowa illegally now and that that is bad psychology for children He emphasized that the 1947 legis lature authorized sale of regular firearms minors KlemesrudBill Forbids Coihges to Withhold Transfers Des Iowa house Tuesdaysent to the senate a bill to forbid a college withhold ing the transfer of credits of ah undergraduate scholarshipstudent to another school The vote was 88 to 3 Rep Theo Klemesrud R of the meas ure said some private colleges are withholding transfers of credits of scholarship students unless they pay tuition for the time they spent at the private collegeon a scholar ship Americans I Parallel 38 in Force Believes Senators Confused By JAMES MARLOW Washington The senate has given an amazing demonstra tion being unsure of what its doing on the troopsforEurope issue did com plete about faceall in one was only a climax toits general confusion of past two weeks A couple of years ago the senate approved the North Atlantic de fense pact Article 3 of that pact pledgedthefU S arid its western allies to mutual aid Our aid was in arms which the senate approved too but not m men We sent none Then the communist attack in Korea last summer showed how pitifully equipped the pact partners were to fight even a small war in Korea They got busy to build a big European army in case Russia attacked President Truman prom ised tosendU S troops there to swell the ranks GeneralEisen hower was made commanderin chief ofthis allied army A number of persons including 3 prominent President Hoover and Senators Taft of Ohio and Wherry ofNe the Truman pro posal on one point or another Led Fitfht Taft and Wherry led the fight in the senate There were a number of argumentsagainst the Truman idea Most of them were brushed aside but this remained as the big Under the constitution the pres ident has no right to send U S troops into such an overseas alli ance which might end in war without approval by congress Mr Truman msistedhehad the constitutional right withoutCsuch So all sides could have their say two senate committees sat down together in public hearings which tasted weeks When the last witness was heard the two com mittees drew up a resolution A resolution by a committee i means nothing unless its laid be fore the full senate for approval or Long Resolve For most part this lengthy reso lution was full of fancy words The key to the whole thing was in section 6 written by Senator Smith New Jersey republican and okayed by 24 members of the two committees It is the sense of the senate that in the interest of sound con stitutional processes and of na tional unity and understanding congressional approval should be obtained of any policy requiring he assignment of American troops abroad when such assignment is n implementation of article 3 of he North Atlantic treaty and the senate hereby approves the pres ent plans of the president and the joint chiefs of staff to send 4 idditional divisions of ground forces to western Europe Do you think you know for sure what that instance it says the president should get approval of congress Does that mean he must get such ap proval Taft said wanted must substituted for should AP Wirephoto CAUGHT IN Banta center was found hid ing in this sweat box in a Tuscaloosa Ala beauty shop Monday after scores of shopkeepers joined police in a search for himBanta charged with cracking two safes said he had been in the box two hours before he was found Asks Senate Reverse Vote on Troop Moves By JACK BELt Washington Lodge RMasa Tuesday iec and then abandoned a move to reverses senate votecalling for congressional action in future assignment of troopsto Europe Lodge first moved to strike out of a pending1 resolution a section amended by Senator McClellan DArkQ Monday to say that no more than 4 American divisions should be dispatched to Europe without further congressional approval Then No Chance after debate had gone CITY MANAGER RESIGNS Maquoketa G Thorne 71 resigned Monday as Maquo teta city manager after 21 years on for nearly an hour Lodge told the senate is a realized from the outset his pro no chance of approval He said he merely had offered his amendment to draw the issue sharply and that since the debate had it clear he was with drawing the amendment He had stressed that the senate ought to back down on its stand that congress should pass on every deployment of troops to Europe He argued that would mean congress would have to take a vote if it was proposed to send supporting artillery and engineers to join the divisions the admin istration intends to assign to Gen Dwight D Eisenhowers North Atlantic defense force You are going to deprive the American soldier of his Sunday punch Lodge declared 4 Divisions Okay Before the senate is a resolu tion which would endorse the ad ministrations plan to send 4 ay my 100000 menrto serve with the two already in Europe By a 49 to 43 vote the senate put into the resolution Monday language proposed by Senator Mc Clellan D Ark to the effect that President Truman should not send any additional troops further congressionalapproval Lodge moved to strike out the McClellan language Lodge tangled with Senator Taft of the republican policy committee chairman in urging th senate to toss out the McClellan br Tmfl At one point Lodge said it migh even require congressional acho ifittwas proposed to send 260 nier or so to general corp headquarters under tisenhower Taftdisputed that He said th approval ot4he 4 divisions would allow for assignment of men to corps headquarters on anj rea sonable interpretation Lodge retorted Im not jus alking out of the top of my head I have verified this by telephom with people who with all due re spectare even better qualified to about militarymatters than the senatorfrom Ohio Says Drive Weakened Senator Wherry of Nebraska the republican floor leader tolc reporters adoption of the McClel an proposal may have weakene he drive to convert the pending measure into a of an advisory opinion to the president He said some senators are sat sfied the moral force behind the ktcClellan admonition is stronj enough so the president cant ig nore it t On the other hand one of Mr Trumans strongest Capitol Hil supporters who didnt want to be quoted by name predicted the will do whatever he hinks is best for the country re of any advice congress ives him Obviously upset by adoption o he McClellan proposal Senator McFailand of Arizona the demoT cratic leadersaid hecouldntfore cast what the senatewill do But Yanks Cautious at Start f By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo W American roops rolled into red Korea m force Tuesday along a mile front in the west Field said tht crossing was aggressive but cautious and met only light resistance at the start These other highlights paced Tuesdays war news K Sabre jets shot down JjS Russiantype and damagedSottiersin a furious battle near the Manchurian bor der Other 5th air force pounded trafficjammed eommu list supply lines ackagainst the biggestred troop buildup of the Korean allied fighters Hew 700 tortiei but oul weather choked them off by ate afternoon r j J MacArUm Eastern Mae Arthur jeeped 13 road miles in side North Korea on the eatt coastHe rode of main red north of Yangyarig Therehe foundSouth Korean troops digging in fident and Ulkinf only oft attack Central Greek arid maxed two days of heavy fighting y winning a high ridgeline north orChunchoifi one south of parallel From the ridge hey looked into red Korean ritory where the communists are massinghundre5s ofthouiandi of battlereadysoldiers r i Chinese and North Korean communists1 screeiiinfthe red buildup sol with mortar and artillery lire vf Weakness thef warfront MacArthur said tht airland on the sea and hisllack of artillery and heavy ground weap ons is being beautifully exploited by our field The supreme commander jeeped across 38 about of the central front iwhere about t and red Korean combatready soldiers are mass ing for their long expected spring offensive r MacArthur tions entireKorean front remain favorable remains unchanged IHsbased on maneuver and not positional warfare 1 C3 Red DiTMons his daily A communique said the commanders near the front have a potential strength of 63 divisions thegreat est of any period of The communique pointed to two compensating factors in the Communist threat The reds tedsupply vul nerability of theirsupply lines The big jet air battle was fought altitudes from 37000 feet down to of the Yalu iver near the Manchurian border wentyfive American F80 ihooting Stars tangled with 30 to 0 MIGS marked on the wings vith red stars t When the F80s ow oh fuel headed for home U 1 Sabre jets roared into battle nd chased the Russiantype jets lack into Manchuria Itwas the 86 Sabre jetsthat scored against he MIGs Rail Traffic Hit Other allied warplanes hit road and rail traffic tunnels and ridgesof the red Korean supply etwork Intelligence sources placed the ommunist buildup on the central ront at 441000 or more troops lany are fresh or wellrested They may be backed by twice hat many rearechelon troops A C h i n e s e division at full trength numbers about 10000 men North Korean divisions anged from 4000 to 8000 men he 63 communist divisions bly are less than full strength Communist trucks and carlj logged North Korean roads More han 2000 vehicles were spotted moving over the communist sup ly lines Monday night The reds re moving most of their men and quipment under cover of dark ess QUEEN Mason City will be chosen Tues day evening at Mason City Night at the Surf The girls and their sponsors were guests of the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce at a meeting Monday night The girls and their sponsors left to right are H E Escherich Escherich Refrigeration and Joan Anderson N J More land Standard Oil company and Elaine Soursos J T Jacobson Eatonsvand Maxine Anderson George Mendon GlobeGazette photo by Musser Pfaff Baking company and Pat E Blanchard Blanchard Jewelers and JoyceScott Miss Ardell Stone Mier Wolf and Sons and Sarabejle Gils6h RpyB Johnson Montgomery Ward and Donna Hall Mrs Donald Routh Younkers and Vesta Brownell Carl SkaggsAldens and Mary Mathews and Jerry Studer Jaycee queens chair man and Marie Pergakis 1950 Miss Mason City SAME lUf means pill 34   

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