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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWIPAPII THAT MAKIS ALL NOITN IOWANS NIlGHtOKS HOME EDITION VOL LVn FIVM mid United This Consists of SectionsSection 1M Slaughtering Cattle Buying Slump as OPS Rules Take Effect Mac Arthur Disapproved of Peace Zone Gillette Tangles With Dean Acheson Washington of State Acheson testified Tuesday that Gen Douglas MacArthur dis approved last November a pro posal for a demilitarized zone on the KoreanManchurian border Acheson told senators investi gating MacArthurs ouster that the British French Canadians and others had suggested such a tone This was before the red Chi nese entered the war in force Acheson said the thought was that the zone would make it clear there was no aggressive intention by UN forces against red China The secretary of state said MacArthur didnt think the sug gestion was a good one and dis approved it Trirrer Happy Senator Long DLa com mented to Acheson that he could tee how the approach of UN Manchurian caused the Chinese communists to get trig ger happy If a police action were going on in Mexico and Russian troops were active there the Americans would become very jittery them selves if they saw the Russians come all the way up to the border Of Texas Long said Acheson said the United States will consult the United Nations before making any armistice in Korea He held to this stand de ipite insistence from a demo cratic senator that this country ihould be act on its own Senator Gillette DTIowa tangled sharply with Acheson at the senates MacArthur inquiry both on the question of an ar mistice and on President Tru mans fight in the first place to send U S troops to Korea with out congressional approval Under Gillettes questions Ache said the U S commander in the field has the right to about an armistice But hesaid other UN members would be con sulted Secretary troops border toward the might have Gillette said he that is necessary doesnt agree I may say that I deplore your interpretation and repudiate it per lonally he told Acheson Gillette insisted that the United States given what Acheson said was full command in the field could act subject to a report to the security council and nothing more It was Achesons 4th day of testimony at hearings by the sen ate armed services and foreignre lations committees on the ouster of Gen Douglas MacArthur from his commands Acheson was dis missed from the witness chair but was asked to return The days hearings were cut short sothe committee members could attend a senate session In his exchange with Gillette Acheson stoutly defended Presi dent Trumans authority to com mit a quarter of a million Ameri can troops to the fighting in Ko rea without congressional action He said the president had consti tutional authority to do it Thousands of Letters Gillette told him the people are much disturbed and bewildered By the Korean affair They write in to all of us thou sands of letters and ask what we are doing in Korea he said No 3 Plants HaveNoBeel Kill Monday By THE ASSOCIATED rftESS The office of price stabilize tions new beef regulations wen into effect Monday and bee slaughtering and cattle buyin slumped at Iowas meat packin plants The new OPS order require that all beef slaughters must bu cattle at prices which will permi them to sell beef at or below legal ly permissable ceiling prices Of the 10 major plants in Iowa had no beef kill Monday an the other 7 reported 50 to 75 pe cent of a normal slaughter Laylnr Off Officials in some plants said they are laying off crews in the slaugh ter rooms because of the bee shortage Several Iowa packer said that the producers of cattl may be holding back their bee until they determine what con gress plans to do about renewing price controls which would expin at the end of June unless there is action to keep them John Morrell and Co of Ottum wa ordered its salesmen to stop selling beef until further notice and announced a general layoff o slaughter crews A company spokesman said Morrell was unable to buy cattle in compliance withthe OPS regu lation and it might be impossible to continue beef slaughtering op erations Morrell plants at Sioux Falls S Dak and Topeka Kans also re ported layoffs of beef kill crews and the Ottumwa plant had only 22 head of cattle on hand Mon day Morrell buyers at both Kan sas City and Omaha markets were unable to buy cattle the firm said Wilson Packing Co officials at Cedar Rapids reported workmen in their slaughter department idle Monday The company expected a half days work Tuesday with an estimated kill of between 100 and 150 head A Wilson spokes man said their only two loads buyers obtained of mixed cattle Monday and paid maximum prices for them Normal Expected The T o b i n Packing Co at Estherville which has a normal slaughter of 275 to 300 head re ported no beef kill Monday Plant officials expected a near normal slaughter Tuesday In Des Moines the Iowa Pack ing Co Des Moines Packing Co and Bookey Packing Co re ported a 25 to 50 per cent drop in normal beef slaughter E F Kaderabek general man ager of the Iowa PackingCo a Swift subsidiary said there had been only enough cattle on hand from previous purchases to keep slaughter crews busy until Mon day noon An official of the Rath Packing Co at Waterloo said Raths will stay in the market but buyers were getting only a few head o cattle by offering the maximum price Cudahy and Armour officials in Sioux City said they were pro ceeding with caution but were not cancelling their beef kills or purchases Armour and Cudahj reported cattle buying and slaugh tering were light Monday Armour Lays Off Beef Dressers Chicago and com pany meat packer said Tuesday it had laid off half its employes OPS Plans Community Food Pricing Rules to Include Processed Staples By HAROLD W WARD Washington office of price stabilization plans to put effect in another 30 days a communitybycommunity pricing program for some 15 to 20 gro cery items Announcing this Monday Price Director Michael V DiSalle did not say what theitems will be except to tell newsmen they will vt processed foods He said no ra tioning is contemplated Merchants will be required to post the ceiling prices as they did under the wartime OPA The rices will be fixed by communi ies to allow for varjing local onditions Not Workinr DiSalle disclosed the program 0 reporters after he had ex ilained it to the United Labor olicy committee Representing he CIO AFL and railroad unions The labor chiefs have protesting that DiSalles ontrols were not working DiSalle said he cautioned the abor leaders that wage increases 1 some cases would definitely Ushprices upward He said he ad not suggested to the unions hat they forego all wage in reases Later AFL President William said DiSalle had not quite onvinced the ULPC the con rols program was e said the rotund former Toledo nayor was making the best of a ough situation DiSalles priceposting program vill begin June 18 when beef ricing charts are to be put up in utcher shops under an order al eady announced DiSalle indi ated veal might be next on the meat list Pork is selling under the level at which rices may be frozen MWftr Talked Meanwhile Mobilization Direc or Charles E Wilson was re wrted considering an early mer er of the itwo big arms produc lon agencies national production uthority and defense production dministration NPA in the commerce depart ment is closest to the average itizen It doles out scarce ma Allies Roll Within Artillery Range of Red Iron Triangle tr Expect Widespread Prosecution of Reds By JACK ADAMS Washington prosecutions of individua members of the U S communist party for plotting violen overthrow of this government appeared certain Tuesday The supreme court opened the doors for an extensn program of such actions when it upheld Monday the coi victions of 11 top officials GlobcOiclU by Sollien RIDING Roy Keaton Chicago director gen eral of Lions International was met at the Mason City municipal airport Monday by Clifford I Thoma right Fairfield director of Lions International The two are attending the Iowa convention of Lions clubs and rode in style from the MidContinent airliner to Clear Lake From the airliner to the limousine they walked on a special burlap carpet erials runs the priority system nd restricts civilian goods war has been declared Why do we in the beef dressing plant for lack have a quarter of a million people over there I would like to ask you that question Without a declaration of war what are we doing with a quarter million troops in Korea Acheson said I think that so far as presidents much lighter than the previous week We have been able to buy the constitution of the Unitec States is concerned we are pro ceeding under his powers Amvets Start Insect Fund Drive Tuesday The Mason City porchlight campaign to raise funds for an insect control program will be gin Tuesday night in the residen tial area west of Federal avenue Teams of Amvets will visit homes where porchlights are turned on indicating the occupant wishes to contribute to the cam paign The Amvets hope to col lect from Mason Citynns so the city can be treated 3 times during the summer by a fogging service The residential area on the east tide of Federal avenue will canvassed Wednesday night be ITALIAN ADMIRAL DIES lUly Admiral Al berto da Zara 62 commander of Italian naval forces in the World war II battle of Pantelleria in died here Monday night of slaughter cattle The company added that similar reductions hac been made at most other plants it operates In a statement Armour said Receipts of cattle at all markets Monday and Tuesday have been only a small portion of these cat tle and remain in compliance with office of price stabilization regula tions Unless there is some improve ment in receipts and a reduction in cattle prices so that they can be bought in compliance later this week we will not have enough cattle to keep our remaining em ployes working in the beef de partment We have notified all of our sales units that shipments of beef his week will be extremely light The small supply available will be distributed equitably to our cus omers 100 Laid Off at Omaha Armour Plant Omaha inability to buy enough cattle under ceiling prices Tuesday was blamed by Armour and company one of the countrys largest packers for laying off 100 men in Omaha Manager E G Hinton of the Omaha plant indicated that furth er layoffs would result unless there is some improvement in re ceipts and a reduction in live cattle prices later this week i Radio KRNT Asks Probe See Paffe 2 Story Des Moines investiga tion of the Iowa High School Athletic association by the in terim committee of the legisla ture was requested Tuesday by radio station KRNT Des Moines The station in a letter from its General Manager Robert Dillon asked the committee to find the answer to questions it submitted about the association which last month banned Al Couppee KENT sportscaster from participating in the telecasting of the Iowa high school track meet over WOITV at Ames Dillons letter questioned too whether a private organization such as IHSAA should be able to interfere with free speech in a way he said public officials would not be permitted to do The legislative ficially the budget and financial control committee announced through its chairman State Sen ator J C Colburn RHarlan that the KRNT request had been received and would be placed be ore the committee The radio station executive It is submitted that this inci dent the barring of and all previous similar incidents and the continuing operation of he Iowa High School Athletic association as presently constitu ed are fit subjects for investiga ion by your committee and it is herefpre requested that such an nvestigation be undertaken at his time Questions proposed by the Des VIpines radio station for the com mittee inquiry included 1 Is the IHSAA suppress ng the news by imposing restric ions on broadcasters as to A vho should report the news B Vhat may and may not be re lorted C When coverage may ccur 2 Is the IHSAA interfering with freedom of the press by im posing restrictions on the broad of events in which public chool children participate 3 Is the IHSAA interfering with interstate commerce by im posing any ot the above restric ions on broadcasting of these vents Lions Club Registration Hiked to 679 Clear at th Iowa L i o n s club conventio climbed to 679 Tuesday 170 mor than the largest previous stat convention officers said The convention is scheduled t end Tuesday evening with the dis trict goverhors banquet and a address by H C Petry Jr Car rizo Springs Tex president o Lions International The clubs work with the blin was emphasized by Clifford Thoma Fairfield Internationa director in his address at th Tuesday noon luncheon Eac year 120000 projects are com pleted by the 415000 members i 8600 clubs in 31 countries The measure of a man is wh he contributes to others the low Lions were told Monday evenin by R Roy Keaton Chicago direc tor general of Lions Internationa There is a system of measure ment for everything he told th clubs state convention at the AL Veterans Social center in Clea Lake Man is measured by hi service but it must not be serv us Keaton warned at the ban quet given in his honor Lions club measures up well the Chicagoan continued pointing ou that it is the worlds largest wit more members in the Unitec States than any other service club More men have joined Lions clul in the last two years than anj other service club he added But we are proudest of our rec ord of doing Keaton declared Particularly the 131000 activities completed in this last year Lions spread to 3 new countries Finland Italy and Uruguay dur ing the last year making a total of 31 in all he said The test of a great organiza tion he concluded is if its offi cers are good enough to measure up under pressure If the Lions of Iowa measure up when the pressure is on they are a great organization The governors ball at the Surf ballroom followed the banquet It included presentation of the in ternational flags and a special bathing beauty contest with Lions competing against local talent Martin Asks Gallows Stay Des Moines B Mar tin 28 confessed slayer of Mrs Kathryn Ann Schrader 25 Tues day asked the Iowa supreme court to save him from death on the gallows Martin pleaded guilty to first degree murder when arraigned at Greenfield last March 29 and he was sentenced to die by hang ing on April 2 1952 at the Fort Madison state penitentiary Last week Martins attorney served notice that an appeal from the death sentence would be taken on the grounds that it was too severe Martin admitted firing two shots into Mrs Schrader farm wife living near Greenfield last Jan 19 because gasoline iSchrader door He said he was mad she refused to give him when ht knocked at the No Sign of Eastern Price War Truce Battle Spreads to Baltimore Newark New York nation had new price battlegrounds Tuesday as merchants in several cities adopted the cutrate tactics of warring New York ment stores City depart There were no signs of a truce in the price war that started here a week ago Tuesday On the other hand the war spread Monday to Baltimore Md Newark N J Omaha Nebr and San Francisco As the battling bargain hunters stormed store counters New York merchants were bringing up re placement items for goods that had been snapped up in the in itial onslaughts last week Watches Reduced Macys made the boldest the party charged with a conspiracy of force against con stituted U S authority In an historic G2 decision de livered by Chief Justice Vinson he court held constitutional the 1940 Smith act outlawing plots of violence and said the activities of he communist leaders involved a clear and present danger to the United States In New York U S Attorney Irving Saypol said soon after the decision was announced that evi dence of subversive activities by other communist party members already was in the hands of a rand jury He said action would se forthcoming as a result of the high court ruling Overthrow Intended The 11 communist officials the court said intended to overthrow he government of the United States as speedily as the circum stances would permit Jail terms up to 5 years and lues of assessed against the 11 in the New York federal district court in October 1949 after a long and stormy trial were affirmed This was the sort of decision on communist designs which the just ce department has been working totyears to get from the highest tribunal The court had never previously ruled directly on the issue Raymond P Whearty one of neuver slashed late Monday prices on when it Bulo va watches It reduced them from a range of to to a range of to Gimbels Herald Square neigh oor of Macys promptly met the reductions and also slashed Elgin watches from a range to a range Despite the price slashes New York department stores reported dollar sales for last week gen erally up 25 per cent over the same week a year ago according o a federal reserve bank survey Philadelphia department stores n contrast showed a marked drop n the absence of a price skirmish ome merchants thought shoppers holding back waiting for the Attorney General McGraths top assistants in the criminal division old the house appropriations com mittee last year the department was marking time a program of extensive suits to prosecute mem bers of the fommunist party 12000 Possibilities It was thought that prosecutions might be confined to less than 100 of at least local leadership stature although Whearty said the justice depart ment has 12000 possible cases on file According to the FBI the party currently has about 42000 dues paying members in the United States A year ago the estimate was 50000 Officials associate the drop with a continuing trend toward underground operation Dissenters from the court ma jority were Justices Black and Douglas who cites the consti tutional guarantees of freedom of speech Justice Clark who was attorney general when the group was indicted did not participate in the outcome price war to hit that city Others Jump In The price war following a U S upreme court ruling upsetting much fairtrade law pricefixing Irew thousands to San Franciscos Market street stores Weinsteins Department store led off San Fran iscos bargain battle and other merchants jumped into the fray New Jerseys biggest depart ment store L Bamberger Co of Newark started cutting its prices o meet New York competition his store is a Macy affiliate In Baltimore Gutmans cut irices on fairtraded items rang ng from toasters to union suits Okay Reached on Jap Arms Dulles Says London UP John Foster Dulles President Trumans special representative at the Anglo American conference on a Japan ese peace treaty said Tuesday general reached agreement had that a rearmed been Japan Two drug store euding in Omaha chains were At least two lemphis Tenn stores cut fair rade prices last week Soldiers Rotation Due Foxhole Grows Deeper Tokyo DCS Moines sol ier wanted to be sure he got ome on rotation from Korea uesday morning after Cpl John Reese received his rotation oticc buddies in the 31st regi ent found his foxhole two feet eepcr than usual WAR BOMB EXPLODES Germany ermans were killed nnd 12 ser iusly injured Tuesday when a artime aerial bomb exploded hile n demolition squad was ying to remove it from a dam gcd building should be included in a collective security system for the Pacific Dulles told a news conference it is the predominant view of members of the far eastern com mission that Japan should con tribute to the defenses against communism It is generally agreed that it would be more dangerous to allow Japan to have adequate forces of her own for her own security than it would for them to work col lectively with a security force con tributed to by other countries he said Dulles was asked about Chinese representation at the Japanese jcace conference He said he was not bound by any instructions that Nationalist China should sign the treaty LEO E ALLSTOT Leo Allstot Is Named Police Chief Leo E Allstot superintenden in the bureau of identification the Mason City police deparl ment was appointed chief of po lice Monday night by Mayor How ard E Bruce with the approval o the city council to suceed Chie Harold E Wolfe July 1 Chief Wolfe has accepted position on the state liquor con rol commission His resignatioi was accepted by the counci Monday night 23 Years Service Allstot has been with the loci department 23 years except fo a period of nearly two year when he served in the navy dur ing World war II He was appointed to the fore with the rank of detective Apri 1 1928 Following 6 months o service in thatcapacity he wa transferred to police clerk in th bureau of records and was pro moted to the rank of sergeant on Jan 1 1933 In January 1943 he was re leased from the department ti enter the navy and liewas ap pointed to the post in the bureau of identification on Nov 16 1944 after his return from service Pistol Marksman For many years Allstot has been one of the foremost ranking as well as title holding pistol am revolver marksmen in the state and has held national titles as well as given professional exhi bitions for a number of years He has served as weapons in structor of the department since 1929 A past president of the Iowa State Policemens association past commander of ClausenWorden post of the American Legion and chairman of the Memorial asso ciation Allstot has been active in civic and community work He is rnairied has two children and lives at 415 Pennsylvania N E SAME Black iriftU 4tMh Uil 21 knri Koussevitzky Dead at 77 Boston A Kousse vitzky 77 who rose from humble Russian beginnings to world fame as conductor of the Boston sym phony orchestra died Monday night He had been in poor health since he was stricken with a virus in fection in Phoenix Ariz last win ter forcing him to cancel a planned tour through Europe as guest conductor Koussevitzky was admitted to a hospital last Wednesday night two days after he fell in his Brooklinc home and cut his forehead Death was reported due to a cerebral hemorrhage Koussevitzky laid down h i s baton as the Boston symphonys conductor at the close of the 1948 1949 season after serving in that capacity for 25 long est any leader served in the orchestras history Fighting Advance Hill to Hill By WILLIAM C BARNARD Tokyo troops roll ed Tuesday within artillery ranga of Chorwon key to the red iron triangle in Korea But 6000 battling Chinese blocked the advance of other United Nations troops trying to reach the triangle from the east Most of the UN west and central front surged closer to the com munist assembly area bounded by Chorwon Kumhwa and Pyong gang The threatening allied advance was made against diminishing reel resistance along the rainswept YonchonChorwon highway in the west UN infantrymen slogged nearly two miles through the mud narrowing the 13mile gap be tween alliedheld Yonchon and the prize communist city Front line dispatches reported allies on this route now are in position to turn their long range artillery on Chorwon The 5th air force sent 430 planes out to strike through clouds and rain at the communists dur g daylight Tuesday Fishters Operate Two fighters crashed and burned Their pilots were killed One was an F80 Shooting Star jet the other an F51 Mustang Another Mustang was shot down Monday But the pilot landed behind UN lines Mon days strikes by 850 land and sea based planes concentrated on communist transport Two communist planes possibly jets bombed allied lines near Yanggu on the east central front Monday night If they were red jets it was their deepest pen ertation of Korea Chinas red radio for the 3rd straight day appealed to workers or funds to buy planes armor and other heavy fighting equip ment sorely needed by Chinese in Corea Use Small Chinese defending the iron triangle were supported by mod irate amounts of 1artillery But enerally they depended on gre nades small arms and and their stubbornness Their determination was indi cated by the fact only 300 prison ers were captured Monday AP brrespondent Nate Polowtzky re ported from U S 8th army head juarters In contrast thousands lad surrendered at the start of he UN counteroffensive The enemy is fighting a de ensive campaign along the main to Chorwon and Kumwha an 8th army briefing officer said while they are fighting delaying actions in the east around Inje UN troops adavncing northwest if Yonchon 13 miles from Chor von were locked in a fight that ontinued through the night into Tuesday Twelve miles tothe east near Chail allied tanks were turned ack Monday by heavy red artil ery fire Chail is the gateway to wo valleys leading to Chorwon nd Kumwha Its 10 miles from horwon 16 from Kumwha About The WEATHER lason City Mostly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Showers likely by Wednesday night Low Tuesday night near 52 High Wednesday 75 owa Partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday night and Wednesday scattered showers extreme west Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon Iowa Tuesday night 5258 west 4450 east South erly winds 1520 mph Wednes day with highs of 7580 Fur ther west and north Wednesday night and Thursday Warm and humid Thursday Showers most of state Friday and turning cooler Cool on Saturday warmer by Minnesota Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with scat tered showers west and ex treme north portions Warmer Tuesday night and in central and south portions Wednesday Low Tuesday night 4854 High Wednesday 7075 GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 62 39 53 48   

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