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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for HMM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSPAPII THAT MAJCtS Alt NORTH IOWANS N 11 C H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LVII Associated Prtu and PTCM Full Lease Five MASONCITV IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 8 1951 This Paper Consists of Two One No 182 oid old Dahler bendover the after she was run over by a truck Tuesday in Los Angeles In the m a chair r i Vi Li uisFL 4 UCoUclV 111 background sitting m a chair the childs mother is comforted bv injured was playing in an alley when the driver Allies Uneasy Over MacArthur Quarrel The Washington Marshall said Douglas MacArthurs quarrel with Korean war policy created un easiness among U S allies and threatened to leave this country going it But Marshall denied under ques tioning from senators that the al lies brought about MacArthurs removal He said They gave no expression of that kind even re motelythan I can recall pertain ing to his relief his relief What Voice Speaks MacArthurs removal was hec essary Marshall declared be cause his statements raised th issue of what voice spoke from this country in the matter of for eign policy The defense secretary testified for the 3rd day to the senat armed services and foreign rela tions committees They are inquir ing into the whole issue of far eastern policy and MacArthurs questioning Marshal removal Under said 1 MacArthurs proposals for hit ting directly at the Chinese com munists might lead to very much larger U S and allied casualties rather than saving lives as the de posed far eastern commander con tends 2 The restrictions placed on the is the effort to limit it to Korea have only very slightly affected maybe not at casualties in the war Two Reasons 3 MacArthur was denied author ity to bomb Manchurian bases blockade the China coast and use Chinese nationalist troops from Formosa for two chief reasons Partly because of the feeling of our allies and partly because of our own feelings that to act other wise in those limitations under the general conditions would possibly result in a very much larger cas ualty list 4 No Japanese have been al lowed to serve with United Na tions trqops in Korea largely be cause a ChineseRussian defense pact is aimed at Japan His impli cation here was that there was concern the Russians might come into the war if Japanese were used even as volunteers Many Willing There have been reports many Japanese were willing some of them highly trained pilots and other military specialises Noting that the SinoRussian pact is directed at any resump tion of Japanese aggression Marshall testified referred to the ble intervention on the of know controlled th action of this government is no usint any Japanese whatsoever ir Korea Beyond that senator think I will have to pass it up t the state department Secretary of State Dean Ache son is to be a witness later an Marshall meant the senator should ask Acheson about that Senator Wiley RWis aske Maishall if during his mission t China in 194546 he ever con suited General MacArthur abou the formation of what was to h or what resulted in our Chin policy Marshall went to China at tha iime as a special representative o President Truman His mission was to try to bring an end to the civil strife in China between Chiang Kaisheks nationalist gov ernment and the Chinese commu nists Little Consultation Marshall told Wiley there was no formal consultation but that he saw MacArthur in March 1946 ind would assume that he made ome comment to the far eastern ommander about the China situ tion Wiley said that what he got rom Marshalls answer was that to your knowledge this man vho has had that vast experience n the Philippineswho had fought is way up and lived off and on 5 years out there was not con ulted by those in government vho were planning the policy in ie east am I right Marshall I couldnt Price Ceilings on Wholesale Beef in Effect Some Signs of Withholding Chicago ceilings on beef sold at wholesale became ef fective Wednesday amid indica tions that cattlemen were with holding stock shipments in pro test against government rollbacks The office of price stabilization on April 28 issued 4 orders de signed to trim a dime a pound off the butcher shop price of beef by October But the American Meat Institute which represents the major packers and the live stock men warned that the OPS orders will lead to beef shortages and illegal markets Retail Charts June 4 Dollar and cents retail ceilings vill be clamped down next Mon day Butcher shops must post re ail ceiling price charts by grade and cut by June 4 The OPS order which aroused he ire of cattlemen and livestock eeders however appears to be he 10 per cent cut in prices which laughterers may pay the farmer or cattle This order goes into ef ect May 20 A 3rd OPS directive rovides that cattle prices to laughterers are to be reduced an dditional 44per cent on Aug 1 nd by the same amount on Oct 1 9 Cents a Pound On the same dates a 4th OPS rder provides retail beef price eductions of from 4 to 5 cents a ound will go into effect for a Dtal rollback of about 9 cents a ound Yank Massacre Raid on Enemy Air Center Wipes Out 50 Jets 312 Allied Planes Stage Big Flight Mobilization Set If Enemy Strikes By D HAROLD OLIVER Washington Truman said Wednesday a definite concrete plan for greater military strength and ndustrial mobilization has been developed in case Moscow s reckless enough to start a 3rd World war In a speech for some 400 industrialists attending a meet ng of the interior departments industry council Mr Tru lan said peace in would not put an end to the f I lobal danger of soviet aggres VjQIYIn F fQISGS ion Truman Tack on MacArthur Therefore he said the U S must 1 Build up enough military rength to convince the kremlin hat it ought not to start a World far 2 Prepare to mobilize quickly or Avar in case the kremlin is eckless enough in spite of every hing to plunge the world into a eneral conflict Concrete Plan To do these things Mr Truman added the nations military and civilian defense experts have pre pared a concrete plan providing for bigger armed forces and lay ing the foundation for complete mobilization if that becomes nec essary We must carry out that plan as rapidlyas we possibly can he asserted and he added We want to reach our goal justasfast as the men can be trained the plants built and the equipment and supplies turned out The president said he is sure the U S with other free nations can achieve victory in the struggle with soviet communism but it will Lake hard work by all and the dnd of patriotism that puts the national interest ahead of selfish nterest He said the inflationary gap n the next year or two as ex panding military production cre ates civilian goods shortages is going to get worse before it gets better Must Hit Inflation To combat this he asserted in Cedar Rapids S Un dersecretary of Labor Michael J Galvin says there has been too much heat and not enough light on the MacArthur subject Galvin told delegates to the State Federation of Labor con vention here Tuesday that Mac Arthur wanted to get us out of a little war in Korea and into a big war in Asia He said MacArthur wants to attack Manchuria immediately with the air force He wants to blockade the coast of China im mediately with tlie navy and he wants to use our supply facilities and our navy and air force to land Chiang and supply him Such measures Galvin declar ed would bring on a much big ger war than the one we are en gaged in And a bigger war wil bring higher casualties for us under any circumstances Galvin said President Truman has been trying since 1945 to teep the Russians from dominat ing the world The Truman record is a rec SOUTH Indian WHERE ALLIED PLANES BLAST Plane symbols locate Sinuiju area in northwest Korea where some 300 allied planes ripped part of the Chinese air force Participating planes in the biggest air raid of the Korean war came from every United Nations air field in Korea On the ground UN troops black arrows ad vanced north of Seoul made another crossing of the 38th parallel southeast of Inje and expanded their bridgehead on the east coast Dangerous Potential Destroyed By FRANK TREMAINE Tokyo greatest U S air armada of the Korean war blasted a secret commu nist air base just south of the Manchurian border into a flaming inferno Wednesday probably destroying at least half of the 100 enemy jets hidden there The 5th air force threw 312 available figh ter and f ighteibomber in Ja pan and Korea against a camouflaged cooliebuilt air field at Sinuiju in the north west corner of Korea The 30minute attack left the whole airfield covered with fires Redtinged smoke billowed up 3 miles or more into the sunny sky ord of great vision and of great victories over communism he added In every case President Truman has contained commu nism and prevented World war III flation must be hit hard by these measures 1 Extending controls on prices wages credit and rents without special exemptions for special groups 2 Maintaining price and wage controls for the next 2 or 3 years at least 3 Levying heavier taxes Congress has not yet taken any positive action toward voting the 510000000000 annual tax increase Mr Truman has urged and in an obvious reference to that fact the president said he would be de The OPS estimated the new egulalions will save the Amer lat specifically senator because think there were consultations with individuals sent out by the state department but they can answer that directly Marshall said he had no direc tive from the president to consult with MacArthur about his China mission answei ican public about a The fact that the pact directly Alaskan Dog Not Much of a Guard for Jeep Fairbanks Alaska Losonsky parked his jeep with thejers association said the year However the American Meat Institute said in a statement Tues day the black marketeers are get ting ready for a flourishing busi ness The OPS meat animal rollback due May 20 requires slaughterers to pay 10 per cent less than cur rent prices for beef cattle market ed between May 20 and Aug 1 and nearly 20 per cent less between Aug 1 and Oct 1 Carload Losses Mark Tickell Chicago secretary of the Corn Belt Livestock Feed lighted if each of his businessmen hearers would urge your con gressman and senators to raise taxes keys in it was wasnt worried about the jeep being stolen He had left his huge Alaskan malemute dog to guard it Wednesday police were search ng for a man who stole both the back order will mean a loss of a carload for feeders who purchased feeder cattle since Jan jeep and the malemute Dancer Out With Astors Husband Attempts Suicide Beverly Hills Cal M Aied Wednesday that Miss Casparis tlKpr WHO iorl Aniroco ic ir i j dancer who accompanied Actress Mary Astors husband on a tour of night clubs Monday night when Miss Astor took an overdose of sleeping pills is herself in a hos pital Wednesday morning Police said the dancer also had taken an overdose of a sleeping potion The woman was identified by Police Detective Sgt Joe Gcb hardt ns Joan Blair Casparis 33 The detective said her escort Mon day night was Broker Thomas Wheelock husband of Miss Astor An attending physician report is in a serious condition but ex pected to recover She was still unconscious several hours after being taken to California Lutheran hospital in Los Angeles Miss Astor who took sleeping pills after a period of despondency was reported as out of danger after treatment Police said Miss Casparis was found unconscious Tuesday night after Wheelock had tried unsuc cessfully to rouse her by telephone in her room at the Beverly Hillsi hotel 15 William Hern Chardon Nebr a state senator predicted that by fall well have the doggondest meat shortage weve ever had Cattle receipts slumped Tues day in several livestock markets for the second straight day At Chicago only 6000 cattle came to Union Stock yards Tuesday com pared with 8061 on the same day last week Cattle receipts at 10 of the countrys leading markets Tuesday were 31400 as compared to 42480 a week ago Cattle receipts in 12 markets Monday totaled 44200 as com pared to 73225 at the same mar kets a week ago Monday Algona Dentist Elected Head of State Society DCS Molncs Karl R Hoffman Algona was elected president of the Iowa Dental So ciety at the groups annual con Ridgway Is Elevated to 4Star General Washington Tru man Wednesday raised Lt Gen Matthew B Ridgway Gen Doug las MacArthurs successor in the far east to the rank of full general The president sent to the senate for its confirmation the promo tion which will give Ridgway a 4th star MacArthur is a 5 star general of the army Ridgway has been serving as commanderinchief in the far east and commander of United Na tions forces in Korea as well a head of occupation forces in Japan since President Truman ordered MacArthur to relinquish those commands on April 11 Legion Appoints New Committee to Fight Subversion DCS Moines of a new committee to carry on an in Mob Attacks Break Out in Panama Ianama Panama and mob attacks broke out in this capital Wednesday during a gen eral strike against the president which paralyzed tlie whole tense city The radio station which has vention here Tuesday He suecreased battle against communism ceeds Dr Max R Kadesky Du buque Dr Floyd W Pillars DOS Moines was named president elect and Dr H W Stonebrook Eldora was elected vice president The dentists reelected Dr Harry Wilson Des Moines secre tary and Dr Roscoe Feldman Ames treasurer BALTIMORE DEMOCRATIC Baltimore have Baltimore all to themselves for 4 more years They swept every thing in sight in Tuesdays mu nicipal elections topping things off by easily reelecting Mayor Thomas DAlcsandro 200 APPLICATIONS DCS Moines than 200 young Iowa men have filed applications with the state high way patrol for appointments to the force patrol headquarters said Wednesday SAME White fltf no truffic doth In si hoars and subversive activities was an nounced Wednesday by the Iowa department of the American Le gion State Department Commander Robert H Bush of Des Moines said the new group will function for the purpose of spearheading ef forts in Iowa communities to get all political civic educational and religious organizations in the com munity together on common ground in order to determine the best ways to improve the Legions Americanism program The committee will study all matters relating to our internal security and will work with other organizations to bring about a better public understanding of methods of infiltration tactics and objectives of international com munism Bush said Members of the Iowa committee nclude John LeRoy Peterson Council Bluffs now serving as de partment Americanism chairman 3an Whalen Davenport attorney Wiley E Wayne Sioux City at orney Edward Kallemyn DCS Moines secretary of the World var II bonus board W M Dallas Cedar Rapids attorney and Rob ert Mason Waterloo attorney been supporting President ArnuLfo Arias was attacked by a mob Eye witnesses said equipment was de stroyed The attack the witnesses said was made under fire from the radio station in which some per sons were wounded Police went into action to round up persons carrying firearms and at the same time truckloads of supporters of Arias began arriving in the city from outlying areas They rode government trucks The general strike followed the presidents switching of consti tutions in a move to give himself broad powers against what he called the threat of communist subversion in this country a vital link in the western worlds defense system because of the location here of the Panama canal Recoil of Bill ODwyer Is Expected By L1TLE C WILSON Washington e c a 11 of Ambassador William OD City is expected from Mexico shortly NO FEDERAL AID DCS Moines towns and cities hit by the big Mississippi river flood this spring will not federal aid in meeting damage costs Governor Beardsley said Wednesday About The WEATHER lason City Thundershowers end ing during night with low neai 42 Cloudy with northeaster winds Thursday high near 55 owa Clearing late Wednesday night or Thursday Cool Thurs day Low Tuesday night near 40 northwest and 4548 southeast High Thursday near GO Further outlonk Scattered frost likely in northern counties T h u r s d a y night with low of 3842 the noon GOS ODwyer used to be mayor of New York His fitness for the No 1 American diplomatic post in this hemisphere has been ques tioned since he starred before the Kefauver crime committees tele vision camera last month Fire Closer The exmayors reputation was signed by exposure of the New York City political tiein with the underworld Tuesday the fire came closer to ODwyers feet A federal court jury in New York found James J Moran guilty of perjury Moran was ODwyers henchman almost his top favorite The jury found Moran lied when he denied to Ke fauver frequent contacts as ODwyers first deputy fire com missioner Brooklyn racket with boss of the policy Moran was no longer a deputy commissioner when he appeared beforethe crime investigators ODwyergave Moran a lifetime 515000ayear job as water com mission last year just before re signing as mayor to become am bassador to Mexico Named Reluctantly President Truman was reluctant to name0Dwyer to that post He was persuaded by Edward J Flynn democratic boss of the Bronx Flynns anxiety to send ODwyer to Mexico has been var iously explained It appears either to have been in the hope that a special mayoralty election would increase the democratic vote in the November 1950 state elec tions or to get the mayor to a dis tant bombproof before he got hur in a scandalous graft explosion in the New York city police depart ment Flynns strategy failed Demo temperatures iuaL mu iiuijultiny tueCvion governorship and the state leg upper isiaturc contests And ODwyer has been hit hard by police depart Minncsota Mostly fair and coolmcnt scandasTlle former mayoi Wednesday night with freczingialso bcforc Kefauver temperatures north and scat tered frost south portion Fair Thursday not so cool northwest committee that he did not take an envelope containing S10000 which another witness swore he gave to him ODwyer since has Low Wednesday night 2530 north 3240 south High Thursappeared before a grand jury day 50 north 55 south Globe Gazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Wednesday May 9 Maximum 74 Minimum 50 At 8 a m ci Year Ago Maximum 5R Minimum 44 KILLED BV TRACTOR Burlington Rei man 2yearold son of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Reiman was in jured fatally Tuesday when he was accidentally run over by a tractor at the family farm home near Oakville He was pro nounced dead a few minutes after he was brought to a Burlington hospital i It was the biggest single air strike of the war and was de signed to smash the most danger ous potential enemy challenge yet to American air supremacy over Korea Die Hundreds of communist troops died under the deluge of bombs rockets bullets and flaming lied gasoline Its a massacre up there one returning airman said The air force struck at north vest Korea while communist roops fell back to or across the 8th parallel all along the 100 mile fighting front to the south he reds gave up hardwon gains I two weeks ago without a fight The 8th army thrust ahead to joints 18 to 20 miles north of eoul and within 10 miles of the 38th parallel at the western end of the line It already had lifted the siege of Seoul An 8th army communique re ported advances of up to 3 miles northwest of the former capital during the clay It said a battalion of red rear guards broke con tact and retreated north after a brief skirmish Rear Guards Retreat Other communist rear guards were dispersed due north of Seoul Uijongbu and the 38th parallel All the way from communist abandoned Chunchon on the cen tral front to the east coast other forces operated on or across Louis Weber the Parallel dividing North and South Korea Both air force and landbased marine fighters and fighter bombers took part in the allout air attack on the Sinuiju airfield Allied reconnaissance planes discovered the secretlybuilt air base several days ago They found that the reds had brought across the Yalu river frontier from Man churia the largest single concen tration of communist jet planes ever spotted in Korea Lt Gen Earle Partridge com mander of the 5th air force de cided that the base was ripe for attack Wednesday He sent 206 air force and marine fighters and fighterbombers in to attack while 106 Sabrejets Thunderjets and Pantherjets flew cover Driven Off About 50 communist MIG15 jet fighters from bases at Antung just across the frontier in Man churia sought to intercept the raiders but were driven off fay the American jets in a series of swirling dogfights One MIG was reported dam aged and one American Thun derjet limped back to base but landed safely A mass flight of F80 Shooting Star jets opened the attack with a strike at antiaircraft positions ringing the field The jets raked he enemy guns with 5inch roc ccts and 50caliber machinegun bullets Then came waves of F51 Mus angs with jellied gasoline bombs ind rockets They blasted away at uel dumps supply areas bar racks and other installations Another large flight of Shooting tars took over to pump rocketi nd machinegun bullets into nd all enemy aircraft they could md on the ground   

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