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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowa Doily Newspaper tor UM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NCWSfAPER THAT MAKES ALL NQftTH IOWANS N I G H I 0 K S tssociated Pren and United Preu Full Lease Five Cents a Copy MASON IOWA TUESDAV APRIL it 1951 This Paper Consists ol Two One MacArfhur Fights for Freer Hand By RUSSELL BRINES Tokyo MacArthur made it plain to his superiors Tuesday that he intends to keep right on fighting for a freer hand in the Korean war He authorized a spokesman to sharply deny news reports that Army Secretary Frank Pace Jr had reprimanded him for recent public state ments deemed to be verging on politics The spokesman added that iince the reports were carried by a British news agency Reuters probably the wish was father to the thought some British voices al ready clamoring for MacArthurs scalp this seemed likefresh de fiance from the United Nations commanderinchief Informed sources also said that Mac Arthur stood pat during a twohour conference Monday with Pace on views that have pro voked a storm of controversy in Washington elsewhere London Paris and More Troops These views include belief tha allout war must be wagec against communism wherever the threat appears that it would be a mistake to neglect Asia in ordei to emphasize defense of Europe He is understood to have asked Pace for more troops Informed sources said Mac Arthur not only had asked Pace for more troops but for greatei the Korea MacArthur bomb Chi Senate Told of Job Sales in Mississippi Charge ProTruman Group Sold Posts latitude in fighting war Presumably sought the right to nese bases in Manchuria which are supply heads for communist troops in Korea MacArthur has railed frequently at the priv ileged sanctuary of Critics have accused MacArthur of departing from purely military problems to engage in discussions of a political nature Just what is MacArthur trying to do From this warconscious cap ital it appears that he is fighting for a sincere belief in a military necessity The general obviously believes what he That UN forces can win in Korea only by ex panding the warto red China that otherwise allies face devastating Appeal to Public There are that the general and Ms aides are appealing to American public opinion either overor around the administration For one thing a close check of editorial comment Is made here Officers say the generals views are becoming increasingly popu lar They insist also that he is speaking of military necessity with no intention of embarrassing the Truman administration The issue is much older and embraces more than the imme diate point of whether red China should be bombed and Chinese nationalist troops employed It Involves the fundamental question of whether the western powers should concentrate upon Europes defense to the relative exclusion of Asia It concerns basic differences be tween the thinking of American Jackson Miss U senate investigating cornmitte was told at a hearing here tha proTrumanites i n Mississipp sought to bolster their democrati faction with influence in RF loans A senate expenditures subcom mittee began public hearing Monday into charges that federa jobs were sold by proTruma democrats Forrest Jackson a Jackson at torney told the subcommittee tha the proTruman party in Missis sippi wanted to rebuild its or ganization by influencing th granting of RFC loans The proTrumanites were or ganized in 1948 to support Pres ident Truman after regular dem ocrats in Mississippi had switche their allegiance to the states rights ticket Francis Flanagan the commit tees chief investigator placed i the record at Mondays openin0 hearing copies of correspondenc between Jackson Clarence Hooc former acting national committee man and officials in Washington Hood Hvas deposed as committee man after Senators James East land and John Stennis of Mis sissippi demanded an investiea tipn of reported job selling in th state The investigating committee i composed of Senators Clyde Hoej DN Car chairman John Me Clellaii DArk and Kar Mundt RS Dale Three other witnesses told the senate group of negotiations fo a 3300ayear job as a rura mail carrier in northern Missis sippi Sidney Ayres and G Moorehead made 51000 voluri tary contributions to the pro Truman rommitteeunder the im pression necessary the payments were to get the job Ayres didnt get thejob and his monej was refunded The 3rd man Carl Ferrell tes tified thatproTruman Secretarj Curtis Rogers had told him tha we understand you are willing to for this job Ferrell said he replied that he didnt have that much money anc wouldnt pay it if he did Ferrell said Hood ended the interview by remarking with a laugh thats a lot of money isnt it AURIOL RETURNS Paris Vincent Auriol returned Tuesday from a 12day state visit to the United military men anddiplomats States and Canada Destination Unknown Prochelo f o Prison But Where Sioux City last two men connected with the burglary of the Laurens bank Monday were taken to an undisclosed federal prison by deputy United States marshals The men are anthony John Tony Prochelo 29 Sioux City night club operator sentenced to 5 years for having accepted money stolen from the bank and Pasquale Jo seph Pat Belcastro 31 Omaha plumber sentenced to 10 years for having helped burglarize the bank Their 10day grace which was granted them so that they cpuld arrange their family and business affairs pleaded expired guilty Monday They to government charges last December and were sentenced March30 by Federal District Judge Henry N Graven So quiet was the departure of the prisoners that in the case of Prochelo ho one except his im mediate family and the marshals themselves knew that the Sioux Cityan was on his way to prison Hehad been at liberty under 000 bond A marshal said that regula tions prevented them from dis closing to what prison the men were being taken Prochelo and Belcaslro were government witnesses in the trial which resulted in long sentences for Kenneth A Kitts of Omaha and Yancy Hardy of Tyler Tex for the burglary AP Wirepholo AUTO RUN OVER BY ITS OWN Bob Hall Hayward Cal lost the right rear wheel from his hard top racer it came to a screeching halt But not so the wheel It is shown overtaking top and running over the auto This unusual accident took place during the opening day program of hard top racing in San Jose Cal Monday Allied Tanks Blast Path to Reservoir By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo tanks an infantrymen blasted their wa closer to the huge Kwachon reser voir Tuesday on the central Ko rean front Chinese reds fough back with artillery and morta barrages A relentless allied air and artil ery bombardment forced commu nist troops guarding the reser voirs massive dam1 to give grouhc The reds trick of opening 10 o he reservoirs 16 floodgates Mon day proved a tactical failure Th swollen Pukhan river subsided t nearnormal levels the thousand of tons of water it spilled down he river had failed to halt alliec troops In the air American F86 Sabre ets shot down one Russiantype MIG15 jet fighter and damage1 another The air battle wasfough at low levelover MIG Alley near Sinuiju in northwest Korea Close Support Other 5th air force planes Tues day flew close support mission or the allied infantry ahdcon inued dawntodusk at tacks on red supply lines Bitter communist resistance wa reported from the western fron as allied patrols probed deepe nto red Korea Intelligence re orts said the reds Were sending nore troops to this sector On the east coast allied war hips hammered communist sup ly dumps and traffic routes here was no report of grounc ontact onthis front Heavy Fighting Tuesdays heaviest fighting wirlednear the Kwachon reser American tanks rumbled north vard on the ChunchonKWachon oad through the narrow Pukhan iver gorge They were putting hesqueeze on 200300 reds who iad been driven back into a nar ow neck of land between the vestern end of the dam and the iver About The WEATHER ilason City Occasional brief showers or snow flurries Tues day night andWednesday Low Tuesday night30 High Wed nesday 40 owa Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Occa sional brief showers or snow flurries north and east Wednes day A little cooler Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 30 to 35 High Wednesday 40 to 45 Winds northwesterly 20 MPH Wednesday Further outlook Fair and cool Thurs day a little warmer in the aft ernoon inncsota Mostly cloudy with occasional snow flurries Tues day night and Wednesday A little cooler Tuesday night and continued quite cool Wednes day Low Tuesday night 2832 High Wednesday 3540 GlobeGazette weather statistics r the 24 hours ending at 3 a m Maximum 44 Minimum 36 At 8 a m 36 Precipitation Trace 5000 Leave Home at Mankato Mankato Minn swol len Minnesota river was flooding farms highways and railroads in its mad downstream tumble to a junction with the Mississippi at Minneapolis Tuesday after driving some 5000 from their homes in North Mankato At nearby St Peter workers were adding to a 9foot dike seeking to keep the river out ofits power plant The drinking water supply also was threatened if electricity fails Early Tuesday only wasleft open from St Peter 7000 a town of Highway169 running in or near the Minnesota valley in the rivers 85 winding miles toMinneapolis was inundated in many places anc ordered closedsouthv of Shakopee by The Omaha railroad paralleling the concrete detourec trains yia Waseca Minn 25 miles east ofhere At Henderson 35 miles from Vlankato 15 homes were reporter flooded Monday night driving bui about 60 persons who found shel ter with friends North Mankato officials ex 3iessed hope the flood crest had been reached as the stream held steady overnight at the 2604foot stage slightly more than 8 feet above flood level Encouragement or this viewcame in reports that he Blue Earth Watonwan arid Cottonwood all the Minnesota above here were fal Expect 18Foot Crest in Cedar Rapids Area The 5000 refugees were housed mainly with private families in Mankato The Red Cross also was Derating mass shelter and feed ng facilities at the armory Man ato a city of about 18000 is on higher ground than its suburb and ad onlya few residents ousted rom lowlying dwellings Recover 2nd Body in Mining Mishap Threat of Biggest Flood Heavy Damage at Waterloo Des Moines crest o he Cedar river flood had passec Waterloo Tuesday leaving wide damage in its wake and wasroll ing on toward Cedar Rapids where water was expected to reach its highest mark n several years In western Iowa local flooc hreats generally were easing At Waterloo where the Cedar crested Monday at 21 feet at the public service gauge the was down nearly a foo Tuesday In Cedar Rapids according to he weather bureau the Cedai rose overnightto a stage of 151 feetearly Tuesday and the Bureaus river forecasting service aid a crest of approximately If eet would be reached sometime Wednesday Bankful at Cedar Rapids is 33 feet 17 to 19 Feet Later Tuesday morning the edar had risen to 155 feet at Cedar Rapids and local observers here expected a crest of between 7 and 19 feet sometime Tuesday Wednesday The 11time Cedar Rapids high was 01 feet on March 16 1929 On une 16 1947 a crest of 1825 vas recorded Damage at Cedar lapids was not expected to be xtensive if the crest remains be ow 19 feet In Waterloo the city sanitary nspector urged the approximately 00 families homes were iffected by flood to boil their water or carry city water when they return home jvsere notstayingfwith friends were be ing housed at emergency shelters at the Salvation Army community center in River view the Deere Supervisors club on highway 218 and the V F W building m downtown Waterloo The Red Cross and Salvation Army were providing food and clothing where necessary Sandbagging Sandbagging o p era ti qns in whichmore than 33000bags con taining an estimated million and a half tons of sand wfere jused helped contain the flood waters at Waterloo to some extent Sand bagging operations were not feasi ble in the Riveryiew Jarid Sher wpod park areas where most fam RAMPAGING BARGE PERCHES ATOP barge loaded with 1200 tons of coal perches atop the Ford dam at Minneapolis after breaking loose from Iowa Senate Rules Out Loyalty Oath Controlling Vote on an Amendment Des Moines f 1 lie teachers will not government loyalty oaths as a requirement fot keeping their jobs The state senate refused Mon day by a vote of 32 to 15 to m ect this type of legislation into a civil defense bill which it passed and sent to the house The controlling vote on the con roversial issue came mendment by Senator on A ilies were evacuated Eleven per sons at Waterloo were housed separately while doctors investi gatedto determine whether they had been chickenpox The state highway patrol said Tuesday that theonly primary highway listed as still closed by high water was No 20 between Waterloo and Cedar Rap ds Preparations against the ar of the crest continued apace Tuesday under direction of Street Commissioner Dave Williams and 5at Phelan of the army engineers t Rock Island 111 Plant Closed Evele h Minn body The Quaker Oats plant in Cedar f Frank Putzel 43 was brought o the surface early Tuesday from tunnel 400 feet underground vhere he and another miner were illed by a cavein Rescue xvorkers who had dug ince Friday in an attempt to ave Putzel and Anton Korcha 53 ecovered his body Monday night t was found 8 feet from the end f the tunnel Korchas body was found Sun ay about 7 Putzel feet up the tunnel The rescue teams gave up hope f finding Putzel alive when they ame upon Korchas body But it ook 24 hours more digging to onfirm their fears Officials at the Spruce mine be lieved both men died immediately when the tunnel caved in The tragedy prompted state legislators from Minnesotas Iron Range country to demand quick passage of a bill requiring more state mine inspectors Rapids was partly closed down Monday and only maintenance workers reported for work Tues day The Penick and Ford plant where water began moving into the back yard Monday was the scene of continued sandbagging operations In its river bulletin Tuesday morning the weather bureau said the Cedar would fall within its banks at Waterloo Thursday The DCS Moines river has been stationary at the Scott street bridge in Des Moines for the last 24 hours at a stage of 142 feet It will start a slow falling trend Wednesday the bureau said At Ottumwa the river was 125 the weather bureau reported It is slowly rising and will reach a peak of near 13 feet Thursday Judy Garland Sings Weeps for British London UR Judy Garland lang wept and actually stumbled into the hearts of Britons Tuesday on the roughest patch of her come back trail Upon her arrival in England last week newspaper critics chided Judy for being too plump Tues day they gave rave reviews to her opening at the Palladium the tter Monday night before a wildly audience of 2000 Fans screamed Judy youre wonderful and mobbed her later at the stage door Several tried to kiss her It was a reassuring opening for the twicedivorced 28 year old singer from Grand Rapids Minn who tried to take ier life in a fit of despondency last year Plagued by illness broken mar riages and no film contracts Judy is seeking to reestablish her repu tation in Europe starting with one month at the Palladium The big testcame in the first hushed moment before the foot lights Her voice choked up The audience shifted uneasily Suddenly the notes of Some where Over the Rainbow emerged from her quivering lips From there through the songs of movies which made her name internation ally famous Judy sang as of old At the end she cried Now I know I can do It she blurted out to the touched audience tm coingto pick up where I left off I am going to sing my heart out Overcome she started for the wings but stumbled momentarily The audience caught its breath Judy picked herself up quickly Thats one of the most ungrace ful exits ever made she said Deafening applause greeted the remark Palladium Manager Val Parncll said the final ovation was the biggest I have ever seen or Doud RDouds which was Ve ected after a long and heated debate that overshadowed the main purpose of the bill Required Written Oath The measure contains a pro vision requiring all persons who will be engaged in any way in the new civil defense program to file written statements under penalty of peijurj that they hold no subversive theories and are not connected with any commu nist organization However this loyalty require ment will not extend to other employes of state county city and school government as it wouldhave done had the Doud amendment Tjeen adopted The civil defense measure was passed 41 to 9 It appropriates to a new state defense organization for administrative purposes and 5250000 to stock pile strategic materials thai might be needed in an emergency such as a bombing attack Too Drastic Those who voted against the bill on passage included senators who contended that the appro Barge May Break Dam Under Heavy Minneapolis A 50iooi high dam in the Mississippi river threatened to crack Tuesday under the a massive coal barge swept son to it by hoped to haul the off the first federal dam Tuesday But they ers who argued that the legisla tion is too drastic It grants broad powers which the governoi may exeicise in case of emer gency The bill sets up machmeiy for county and city defense councils which will function under state wide and permits counties if they Avish to levy a property Lax of one fourth to one half mill to finance their defense After the smoke had cleared away Monday fiom the senates second rousing session over the loyalty issue Senator Doud ac cepted defeat but declared that some good had been accomplished bringing the subject into the Open priations were excessive and othrCatholic church Rule Cordingley Suffered Cramps Des Moines County loroner A E Shaw Tuesday ex pressed belief that Mary Louise Cordingley 31 was the victim of evere cramns and therefore vun ble to swim to she drowned in flood waters early ttie norning of March 31 The body of Miss Cordingley Iowa womens golf champion was recovered Monday from 25 feet of water in rays lake about 300 yards from he point where flood waters vashed from the road the car in vhich she was riding Funeral services lor Miss Coid nglcy will be held at 930 a m Vednesday in St Augustines break The barge loaded 1400 tons of coal slippedjtg moorings at the Minneapolis jMu nicipal dock Monday and crashed Into v The racing 7 niiles an hourrpusheditohito the dam StrVub said mightj break before weicaa get the bargeoff But thertsnbthinf we can do r Dont Know hi Its gdt to be hesaid But fc know just fiow to Officialssaid dam would flood of thejlow lying land neaix Army engineers orderedtugsjo try to haul the barge off Tiiey also planned to string lines from the barge to portable wincheson shore as an alternative J The swift current ug Sycamorerto tempt In Straub said the Sycamore was in danger of being pushed on to the dam itself by the current and large ice floes The barge careened into a rail road bridge before it smashed into the dam All trains were halted until authonties V were positive there no serious damage traffic was stopped on the Lake when it appearedthat the liacge would ram one of its suppoits The huge craft slipped safely through the pilings INSURANCE 3IAN DIES DCS Moines L Jew ett 87 prominent Des Moines businessman who dealt in real estate and insurance died Mon day night after an illness of sev eral years SAME Btuck mono irittie ileMh past 2 hours t t n GlobeGarette photoby Bryant overflowing Shell Rock river cut a new channel ontlie west edge of Marble Rock Monday completely bypassing the bridge at right By Tuesday morning the new channel was about 60 feet wide andan estimated 20feet deep Photo was taken looking toward the northeast with the town of Marble the background Marble Rock residents said the river had flooded theroad many times previously but this was the first time it had cut through the highway Adam no longer in use is located just above the bridge Although the water had receded by Tuesday the rushing torrent continued to flow through the new cut   

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