Thursday, May 10, 1951

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Doify Ntwspoptr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPfl TNAT MAKIS ALL NOtTM IOWAMS NIIGMIORS HOME EDITION FuU Five Ccnti MASON CITV IOWA THURSDAY MAV H This Pa slti of TV ctlon No 113 Billion in Added Tax Planned Billion Rise for Individuals WMhincton The house ways and means committee ten tatively approved a increase in corporation taxes Thursday Members voted to increase the normal tax rate by 5 points across the board The administration had asked tor an 8point increase which the treasury estimatedwould have brought in a year above present revenues Coupled with a Increase in individaul income taxes voted Wednesday the com mittee in two days has found more than of the addi tional revenue President Truman has asked to keep the defense effort on a pay aswego basis The individual per centage points across the board in each tax adopted Wednesday by a close margi That means a hike of about 1 per cent in the actual amount o taxes persons in the lower incom brackets would pay For person in the a year class th bike would be about 3 per cent No According to reports comin from the closed session the tal was 13 to 12 for the increase wit democrats joining the 10 com mittee republicans in opposition No names were announced It also was reported however that the republicans lost out to 10 on a straight partyline diyi on a substitute plan whic would have simply increased eac taxpayers obligation by 10 pe cent Such an increase would hav had a lighter impact on smalle taxpayers than the plan tentativel adopted The administration had sough an increase of 4 percentag points in each bracket for an es timated additiona revenue yearly Increase Shown If finallyapproved by the house and senate the 3 point increase will raise taxes of a married man with two dependent and an in come of before exemption from a year to For a mari new tax would be compared with a present Individual income taxes have al ready been hiked once since the Korean war started The boost was effective last Oct 1 The taxdrafting committee ap proved special relief for single persons who are the heads of fam for example Al though details are still to be worked out such persons woulc get approximately half the tax advantage now enjoyed by mar ried couples the same income who take advantage of the income splitting provision of the 1948 revenue law Acheson Departure Not Slated Truman Tells This to News Conference Washington Tru man said Thursday there is no foundation in fact to reports that Secretary of State Acheson may leave office within a few months Mr Truman also told a news conference Reports he will recall William ODwyer as ambassador to Mex ico likewise are rumors with no foundation in fact He is backing completely Price Administrator Michael DiSalles meat price control order DiSalles order has brought a flood of protests from packers and others Commenting 011 the protests Mr Truman said it was the same old fight He added When you tread on somebodys toes hes going to scream Returned Homes Not Known Honesty went unrewarded in Mason City Thursday Three jun ior high school girls found S200 in a deposit bag on the sidewalk Wednesday and turned it in to thej First National bank Startled bank officials neglected to ask their names The bag had been dropped by an office girl on her way to make a deposit AP Wirephoto IOWANS HOMEWARD BOUNDTwo Iowa GIs enroute from Korea under the rotation plan talk things over at Ft Lawton army camp at Seattle Wash At the left is Sgt Donald E Gill of Exira and at the right is Sgt Paul R Cogley of Grinnell Infers Truman Gave British Green Light Washington Smitlr RN J said at the senates MacArthur hearings Thursday he lad been told the Truman ad ministration gave the greei ight to Great Britain to recog nize the Chinese communists Smith asked Secretary of De ense Marshall whether that was true and did we imply we would go along with them Marshall said he did not know Smith would have to ask Secretary of State Acheson who s to be a witness later 4th DmyonStand Marshall for the 4th day was sefore the senate armed services and foreign relations committees which are inquiring into the ouster of Gen Douglas MacAr far eastern commander policy differences back is a former Princeton huras and the f it Smith university professor who has long lad a special interest in the far ast He is a trustee of the Prince on Yenching China Founda ion and also of the university Smith turned the question then o Marshalls mission to China in 94546 President Truman sent Marshall as a special ambassador vith the mission of trying to end he civil strife in China Smith asked Marshall what ind of a directive he received rom Mr Truman regarding the trip To End Fight I was supposed primarily to ring an end to the fighting larshall replied alluding to the onflict between the nationalist overnment and the communists e added I was not except in an infer ntial manner to go into the po tical factors Smith You were trying to get lem together to cease fighting minister to one of the state department official and employes named by Senator McCarthy as comma nist sympathizers in his opinion McCarthy described Vincent as case No 2 on his list and in a senate speech called him a for eign agent who slipped govern ment documents to Russia The state department said Via cent had been investigated anc that there was no question of hi loyalty At the outset of Thursdays ses sion Senator Smith quoted a two months old statement by Lt Gen Matthew W Ridgway which said it would be atremendous victory for the United Nations if the war ended with our forces in contro up to the 38th parallel Same Kind Smith asked if that wasnt the very kind of statement MacAr thur has been criticized for mak ing without first clearing it with the Pentagon Marshall replied I dont think that there is a sufficient of a par allel there senator We have for example had no general public discussions regarding the 38th parallel so far as the command ers in the field and the govern ment here in Washington are There Ridgway was saying something to the encouragement of his forces as he did in a state ment that was released Thursday morning lat was the purpose Machinist Found Dead in Shops John J McGraw 58 7 7th N W yas found dead at the Milwaukee oundhouse early Thursday after Marshall I was trying to bring bout an armistice Smith asked who had a hand in reparation of the directives finch sent Marshall to China Marshall replied that he as umed James F Byrnes then sec etary of state had a hand in it e added that another who cer ainly helped was John Carter incent Marshall said Vincent was then head of the China group in the ate department Vincent a Sympathizer Vincent is a state department areer officer who is now diplo natic agent and consul general at angiers Africa with the rank of minister Last year U S of your noon He was a machinist for the Milwaukee railroad He is believed committee Beardsley Backs Patrol Pay Boost Governor Beardsley wants th salaries of highway patrolmen t be increased it was learned Thurs day salaries of highway patrolmen was learned Thursday Salaries of the patrol were no boosted by the 1951 legislalui although there is a general im pression throughout the state th such legislation had been enacte into law it was pointed out b W H Tate Cerro Gordo repre sentative in the Iowa legislature Common Talk Increased pay for highway pa trolmen became such commo talk during the last legislativ session that the matter was take for granted he said Patrolmen received so man assurances their salaries had bee increased that they began count ing on it Discovering that was no the case at least two patrol dis bricts have drawn up petitions fo an increase Hints of patrol resig nations have been heard Writes Governor Tate cosponsor of two meas ures affecting the highway patro wrote Governor Beardsley abou the dilemma The gdvernor re plied The facts are that the suppor unds are available both to pa he costs of the increased numbe of patrolmen and for salary ad ustments for the patrolmen Sue salary adjustments must of neces sity go through the regular chan nel I wish to assure you tha hose of us in the state govern ment want to see the patrolme adequately compensated The legislature passed a that increased drivers licens ees from 50c to It alsi jassed a law which increase he patrol from 163 men to an authorized strength of 225 Tate said the bills were sold n the house and senate with the omplete understanding that the jatrol strength would not only to ncreased but the salary scak vould also be increased for al patrolmen The salary increase vas an unwritten part of the bill lowever The question is not whether he patrol will get an increase Tate said but when Don Dawson Denies Use of RFC Pull Washington ff Presidentia Aide Donald S Dawson denied enators charges Thursday tha ie whitehouse had tried to dis redit their investigation of al eged political influence on re onstruction finance corporation Dans Dawson went before a senate anking subcommittee and swore e never abused his white house ost by tampering with RFC af airs as the group has charged Committee Unfair In turn he accused the subcom littee of having been unfair to im Under a raking cross examina on by Senator Fulbright D k who heads the group Daw in denied that he had spread ru ors about Fulbright and the com ittee or that the white house ad sought to prove that congress embers had taken improper fees influence RFC loans Under questioning the presi ents patronage adviser testified at all appointments to the RFC oard of directors were cleared rst with the democratic national to have died of natural causes McGraw is survived by his wife Rosella two daughters Mrs Ken neth Rowland Salina Kans and Mrs Milo Susmilch San Francisco two brothers George and Leslie both of Redwood City Cal and 5sisters Mrs Charles Stumbaugh Mrs G W Evans Mrs Paul Pal lanske Miss Ethel McGraw and Miss Kathryn McGraw all of Redwood City Cal Funeral arrangements are in complete and the body is at the Colonial funeral home POLICE CHIEF FINED Bismarck N Dak Chief Don Schoeneman his car tagged for overparking paid the fine without comment Marine Refused Treatment Because Korea Not a War ftof In fut 2t Tucson Arii marine eteran from Korea suffering om suspected cancer said Thurs day he was refused admission to a veterans hospital because the Korean conflict is not a war David R Arellano Jr 21 now in the Pima county hospital said he was refused treatment at the VA hospital on the grounds that he was a peacetime veteran with an ailment not connected with military service I Arellano married and the father of two children said They told me Korea was not a war so I could not enter the VA hospital How come he said It was war when I was there They were shooting at me Physicians at county hospital removed a gland from his neck Wednesday night Col J E Gaines VA hospital manager ruled Arellano was not eligible for treatment but said that the whole case is regretful Our present laws of eligibility for entrance into veterans hospi tal deny treatment to peacetime veterans for nonservice con nected disabilities Those who are today serving in Korea are peace time soldiers It is regretful but there is nothing we can do ExPrivate Arellano developed trouble in his neck this week 6 months after he received a dei pendency discharge as a 1st mai rine division machinegunner and bazooka man His wife Dolores 18 had no way to support herself and her two children David 2 and Arline 6 months She had been living with friends Dawson began his longawaited appearance before the senate in vestigators by reading a state ment saying To the best of my knowledge 1 have done nothing in connection with the RFC that is improper in any way Senator Fulbright asked him if appointments to the RFC board first were cleared at democratic headquarters Cleared by Headquarters Yes they were cleared Daw son said Members of the board were crit icized in a subcommittee report which said they tended to influ ence the handling of loan appli cations The report named Daw son as one of those who exerted influence But Dawson differed with the committees sizeup of the since reorganized RFC I think the RFC has done good job he said I think the organization has done an admir able job and that it is well worth while He conceded that he hasnt stud ied the loans that were rapped by the subcommittee Fulbright wanted to know if Defeat May Halt Reds World Grab Ridgway Chinese Wilting on Vine General Soys By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo forces continued Thursday night to oil back the hardhit reds onthe Korean battle which Lt Gen Matthew B Ridgway said may have started the defeat of communisms grasp for world power Armored patrols stabbed into Munsan 21 miles north west of Seoul after wiping out a Korean red threat to flank he rubbled republican capital Another tank column punched within 10 miles of parallel 38 19 miles north of Se oul and 8 miles north of Uijongbu General Ridgway supreme allied commander replacing jeneral MacArthur said history possibly will record that he UN action in Korea has broken the crest of the com munist wave Tanks and South Korean infantrymen hunted through Munsan Avithout opposition then withdrew Elsewhere along the 100 mile front the greatest obsta cles encountered by probing AP FIERY enemy building near Pukchang North Korea bursts into flame after receiving the napalm treatment from B26 light bombers Liquid flames have entered one side of the doomed building and are emerging in the foreground Says Secret Weapon Figures in Marshall Plan to Beat Chinese By RAYMOND LAHR and JOHN LSTEELE United Press Staff Correspondents Washington senator said Thursday that possible use of a new secret weapon of great destructive power las figured in Gen George C Marshalls secret testimony on how the Korean war might be won This senator has heard all of the defense secretarys tes timony before the committee investigating the discharge of Gen Douglas MacArthur ie would not permit use of any positions were filled by per sons named by the democratic na tional committee Dawson sparred with the ques tion for a moment and then said Well we didnt hold it against them LOW BUT LEADERS New York lowest percentage for a leading batsman in the American league for one season was 306 made by Elmer Flick of Cleveland in 1905 The lowest in the National league was 320 by Larry Doyle of the New York Giants in 1915 us name Marshall scheduled for a 4th lay of testimony has expressed oubts that the Chinese commu lists can be driven out of North orea in view of reinforcements jvhich may be available to them Doubts Expressed These doubts were expressed in he transcript of testimony made ublic after being censored by flee Adm Arthur C Davis as igned by the defense department screen testimony for military ecurity The censored transcript did low however that Marshall did ive his ideas on how victory ould be achieved This part of hisi estimony was deleted either al arshalls direction or by Davis on is own The senator said that it was in lis phase of the censored testi lony that discussion of the pos ble use of the new weapon oc urred Not Identified The senator said Marshall did ot identify the weapon The sen ior said he had no idea what it It is well known that this coun y is trying to has artillery shells nd recently Rep Albert Gore 3Tenri indicated that the nited States has developed a leans of contaminating the with deadly radioactive laterials in a manner safe to hose doing it Gore urged that le method be used to dehuman e a belt across North Korea But there was no indication at 1 whether any of these weapons ere what Marshall had in mind It is on these terrific losses lat the defense secretary and the administration count for conclud ing the Korean war Marshall said that because of such losses suf fered by the communists a nego tiated an appease ment in any be obtained Find Basis When we halt that aggression when we destroy large portions of the armies of that aggression I do not think it is out of the way for us as a United Nations group to ask them the communists if they didnt have enough to bring to a halt this sacrifice of life and find a basis for adjustment Mar shall said It was in this consideration that weapon ap of publication Marshall saic Seven lines of deleted testimon followed after which Marshall re marked that we have studied tha a great deal and what we migh do under the circumstances BULLETIN OKAY MEDICAL AID Washington senate quickly passed by unanimous voice vote Thursday a bill mak ingveterans of the Korean fighting eligible for medical benefits now accorded World war I and II vets the reported secret peared to figure Sen Leverett Saltonstall R asked Marshall about the possibility of a stalemate in Korea one which might last for years We havo considered that spe cifically and I would ask that this part of the record be kept clear USING TEAR GAS Moscow dispatch in Pravda said Thursday America troops arc using tear gas in Korea and have other types of poison gas shells in reserve in Japan All About The WEATHER Mason City Cloudy and cold Thursday night with near freez ing temperatures Low 36 Fri day sunny skies and warmer with high of 60 Iowa Rain ending Thursday night Clearing northwest portion Thursday night and rest of state Friday Cooler northwest portior Thursday night and not quite so cool Friday Local frosts 01 freeze in northwest half Thurs day night Low Thursday night 3540 northwest 4045 southeast High Friday near 60 Winds di minishing Thursday night and Friday Further day fair and warmer Low Sat urday morning 3843 Cooler Sunday preceded by a few scat tered showers Minnesota Mostly fair through Friday except some cloudiness south portion Thursday night Frost or freezing temperatures north and west portions Thurs day night Warmer north and west portions Friday Low Thursday night 3035 except 40 extreme southeast High Friday 6065 except 5560 extreme southeast Globe Gazette weather statis tics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m May 10 Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation Year Ago Maximum Minimum 70 42 44 93 38 ank patrols were mine field covered by small amis fire No Supplies Chinese armiesare wilting on he vine because of lack of sup plies said Lt Gen Edward M Almond commander of the U S Oth corps The reds have withdrawn to out of range of UN artillery Nevertheless Almond cautioned hey presumably are preparing or another attack We are prepared for them he said We are killing large quantities of the enemy and wil kill them in the future An 8Ux army spokesman sav 6000 North Korean reds who ha threatened to outflank Seoul wer either killed or routed Mopping lip South Koreans moppin up remnants of this force Thurs day west of the SeoulMunsa road AP Correspondent Jon Randolph said reds fighting a de laying action were firing dow on the republicans from the hills The tankinfantry patrol on the lighway ran into no opposition Dn a neighboring highway be ween Uijongbu and the 38th par llel another armored force hit i small Chinese screening unil 9 miles north of Seoul Other armored forces roamed h e central front reentered Chunchqn 45 miles northeast of Seoul and clanked into Inje on the eastern front without opposi tion The 5th air force reported it still was studying the results of Wednesdays raid on Sinuiju air field by 312 UN planes but it was clear they inflicted considerable damage Pilots Unhurt Eight marine planes were hit in the raid the greatest air strike of the war But not a single raiding pilot was scratched the air force said American F86 Sabre jets flew patrol over Sinuiju Thursday within sight of Russiantype jets parked on an air field across the border in Manchuria The red planes remained safely on the ground Thursday275 U S 5th air force Lighters and bombers roared out Before noon to strike at rail yards in half a dozen North Korean in dustrial cities In ground actions Wednesday the retreating reds suffered 2130 casualties the 8th army reported Red Claims Simultaneously the red radio at Pyongyang asserted the reds killed r captured 20792 UN troops be ween April 22 and April 30 This pproximated the height of the ommunist spring offensive The Hied command has made no an lOuncement of its losses for that icriod The U S defense depart ment has reported 2311 American asualties for the two weeks nded May 4 This did not involve ther allied losses including a South Korean division that col apsed or a British brigade that vas badly cut up The UN command estimated red osses for the 9day offensive at 5000 men The red broadcast did not men tion current actions Sees No Sign of Block Market Meat in Iowa Des are no signs of any black market activ ty in meat in Iowa an official of he state OPS office said Thurs day R K Brannon director of en orcement for the OPS in Iowa aid a close watch is being kept n the situation and that thus far here have been no indications of ctivities in meat which violate overnment regulations Brannon said the Iowa OPS Ifice has received a few com laints that some Class 1 federal f inspected slaughterers are sell ig much of their beef in quarters ather than in sides and that this nables them to charge slightly lore per pound He said some of lese complaints are from locker perators There is no evidence hat the revised practice involves ny actual violation of regulation rannon said but the matter is eing checked into Brannon also reported that as oon as personnel is available the owa OPS plans to make a survey f compliance of Class 2 nonfed rally inspected slaughterers with PS slaughter quotas and other cgulations SUillman Is Skilled Coach New Haven Skill an tennis coach at Yale is a irmer worlds squash champion rior to corning to Yale Skillman cached squash and freshman ten is at Princeton He has also een a teaching professional at 10 Apawamis club in Rye N Y J B Youngblood Veteran City Realtor Dies at 79 J B Youngblood Sr 79 in the I estate business in Mason City or 43 years died at his home 438 jandfair Westwood Los Angeles al about 5 p m Wednesday olloxving an illness of one week He had been making his home in s Angeles during the winter laving moved there Oct 15 1950 Mr Youngblood was born March 27 1872 at East Dubuque 11 the son of Mr and Mrs Phil ip Youngblood He was engaged n the grocery business when he irst came to Mason City in 1902 903 he entered the real estate jusiness here and was engaged in t continuously until his retirement n 1947 Surviving are his wife Made ine in Westwood son J B oungblood Jr Mason City aughter Mrs Leon Rosine ewctt Westwood Cal and a randdaughter Mrs Barbara ane Rex Mulberry Ind He was receded in death by two daugh crs Mrs Mae Thomas and Mrs ilargucrite Lehman a sister and brothers He was a member of the First Congregational church and the iencvolcncc Lodge No 145 A F nd A M and had served as officiating Burial will be at resident of the North Central Memorial Park cemetery owa Real Estate Board The McAuley and Son funeral Funeral arrangements are inj home is in charge J B YOUNGBLOOD SR complete but tentative plans are or a private service Monday with he Rev Peter J Jansen pastor of he First Congregational church