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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Nofttt lowct Doily Ntwspoper CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION TMI NIWSPAMr THAT MAKES ALL NQtTH IOWANS N 110 M 10 R I VOL LVU urf United PTCH full Coon MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 13 1991 ThlJ Paper Consists of Two 21 May Have iress Starts Meat Investigation DiSalle Prepares Clothing Rollback By FRANK OBRIEN Washington Price Director Michael V DiSalle was very happy stockyard cattle pens that had begun to have the empty look of hunger were better occupied And in Denver Tuesday night DiSalle said he was getting ready to roll back clothing a day or two He told a reporter the clothing olderwill cover all forms of wearing apparel He also ex plained there would be rollfor wards in clothing Good news for DiSalle came from Economic Mobilizer Charles E Wilson and President Truman aswell as from the cattle raising plains Okiyed By Wilson Wilson stepped squarely behind his price director Tuesday an nouncing that DiSalles order roll Ing back the price of beef on the hoof will stand unaltered Senate Majority Leader Mc Farland of Arizona told newsmem after a conference with President Truman that in a radio address Thursday night p m CST the president will lay it onthe line for firm economic controls McFarland did not elaborate Reports from 12 cattle markets ihowed 36800 animals shipped to stockyards compared to 26512 a week before Even as this became known Senator Maybank D Car announced an investigation to see if this beef shortage is nothing more than a strike on the part of the meat industry Night Session Maybank told newsmen the beef inquiry will begin Wednesday night by the senatehouse commit tee on defense production which he heads He called the night ses sion because members of the joint committee are busy during theday in seriate and house banking com mittees Both banking committees are workingV under pressure to complete a new bill to extend wage price and rent controls The present defense production act ex pires June 30 Maybank said livestock pro ducers meat packers and other in dustry representatives will testify at the probe If a shortage is being created because of a sulking reaction by people who wont deliver meat be cause they cant have their way Maybank said then the people of the nation should be advised accordingly Rep Celler DN Y sug gested meanwhile that consumers strike against eating beef if the cattle and packing interests do not stop their pressure threats to avoid price controls 3Month Base On the clothing order DiSalle only said therollback will pro vide a basepricing period of 3 months inthe preKorean period Manufacturers will be allowed to select the 3 consecutive months on that basis and will be granted markups for rises in materials and labor costs the price boss said in an interview shortly after arriving in Denver by plane The government Wednesday ex tended for one June date for retailers of reg ular beef to post ceiling price charts in their stores The lists were due to be put up next Monday Kosher beef ceiling charts were posted in stores Tues day The office of price stabilization the delay in posting prices for regular beef is allowed to be cer tain all stores have ample tune to obtain the price lists furnished by OPS The charts list dollars and cents ceilings for various cuts and grades of beef by zones across the country New Ceilings In another order Wednesday OPS said that effective Thursday tanners may figure new ceilings on new potatoes and rhubarb pro duced in all states for canning broccoli and brussels sprouts pro duced in California Washington By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo tanks and troops Tuseday raced almost un opposedacross the reds shattered irontriangle toward the tip at Pyongyang which hay have been abandoned Field officers considered Pyong gang with flat fields on its ap proaches incapable of offering a stout defense The city 28 miles north of parallel 38 has been pounded by aerial bombardment There wouldnt be anything at Pyohggang for the Chinese to hang around for now one responsible officer told correspondents The flat lands lying north of he fallen enemy bases of Chor won and Kumhwa were ideal for allied tanks The attackers made advances toward Pyonggang censors would not permit respondents to mention distances Thousands of harrassed reds streamed north before the allied advance along the central and eastern sectors of the Korean front They were pounded by ai led warplanes as they retreated Retreat Covered The big red withdrawal was in he wild rugged country east of he triangle North Koreans sweated up the mountain trails in groups ranging from a few hun dred to more than a thousand Smaller red forces covered the retreat They slowed advancing JN infantrymen in bouncing battles over the ridges stretching north of the Hwachon reservoir eastward toward the Sea of Japan The 5th air force sent nearly a bird of the 535 flights mounted Wednesday skimming over these ridges The pilots burned the reds out with fire bombs and blasted hem with explosives Largest engagement reported Wednesday was fought by South Koreans moving up the east coast north of Kansong against an es imated 1000 reds On the west lank patrols stabbed across the mjin river probing Chinese strength Kldge to Ridte UN officers said the only sig nificant action was the red flight jehmd the cover of mountain op defenses The mountain warfare followed a uniform pattern bouncing from ridge to ridge United Nations forces attacked orth Koreans entrenched on hilltops and supported by artil ery and mortar fire halted them JN air strikes and artillery then jlasted the reds Communists pulled back tothe next ridge There the same performanee vas repeated GIs gave this type of warfare he name Bouncing Battle UN planes mounted a totalof bombpocking strikes at west Ko ean air fields They were back at it again Wednesday through louds and rain showers Thomas K Pinletter U S air ecretary toured UN airfields in ofea with top air force com manders in the far east The sec etary said he was very proud of the high morale and spirit of the air force and Oregon and fresh field peas produced in the southern states There were these other controls developments Tuesday 1 The wage stabilization board unanimously approved an above eiling wage boost negotiated by he Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen with the nations rail oads Under the agreement yard vorkers get 33 cents an hour more nd road workers get cents There are about 150000 of the rainmen Board Chairman George Taylor said the increases averaged out at li per cent more han the10 per cent wage increase eiling the board operates under He said they were approved nevertheless because it took the rainmen two years to negotiate heir increase 2 DiSalle announced the gov jrnment is considering the legal ty of a ceiling on the price Amer can newspaper publishers may jay forimported newsprint The entative plan was aimed at block ng an announced a ton rise n the price of newsprint made in Canada Canadian Production Minister C D Howe said mean while in an interview in Ottawa hat the Canadian price rise is justified MISS AUDREY ANN MADSON of Hampton OloberGairtte photo by Musser North fowa of 1951 Gen Mac Art h u r St a rt s 6City Texas Tour Austin Tex las MacArthur comes to Texas Wednesday and his whirlwind visit to 6cities maybe the beginning of a grassroots campaign for his Korean war policy What the 5stargeneral will say in 5 speeches in 4 days is still a secret He makes the first Wednesday on the stepsof the state capitol before a joint session of the Texas legislature and a crowd figured to number 50000 persons From here he flies to Houston then goes to Galvestbn San An tonio JDallas and Fort Worth making speeches in each of these save Galveston Protocol as rigid as forroyalty will mark each stop of the deposed far eastern commander his wife son and small official party But the parts of Texas hell visit have pulled all stops to makes his the biggest welcome theyve ever attempted It will start with honorary Texas citizenship papers from Gov Allan Shivers when the generals party lands at the Austin airport It will include the gift of a Cadillac at Houston and the car will be driven on one official in spectionby MacArthurs World war I chauffeur Virgil Digby has centered on why MacArthur chose Texasfor a series of public appearances But State Rep Deno Tufares of Wichita Falls complained in a house speech that everybody knows the republicans are just sending MacArthur down here to drum up business for the party Ervin Hohensee executive sec retary of the Mac Arthur for pres ident movement is supposed to be in Houston to do whathecalled some organizational work there FOR STUTTERING CHILDREN DCS Moines Iowa So ciety for Crippled Children and Adults has announced a grant to the State University of Iowa speech clinic for research with chilren who stutter SUMMER CLASSES Iowa City 4000 students began summerclasses at the University of Iowa Wednes day All About Decker Plant Reports Full Days Beef Kill North Iowas beef marketing situation was described Wednes day as somewhat relaxed by Karl P Johannsen chief cattle suyer for Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant The local plant made a full days kill Wednesday consisting of about 240 head Johannsen said No cattle were slaughtered Tuesday and the beef killing department was closed down for half of the day Monday A full day of beef killing ac tivity was expected for Thursday Johannsen said With a little luck we hope to keep the slaughter floor busy during the remainder of the week he added Johannsen reported a little more activity throughout the market More farmers are asking Duyers to look stock than was the case last week he said The Decker and Sons buyer ex pressed the opinion that farmers are beginning to accept the price rollback The general attitude to ward beef price rollbacks is changing he said The WEATHERj Mason City Fair Wednesday night Cloudy with scattered showers Thursday Not much change m temperature Low Wednesday night 58 High Thursday 78 Iowa Fair and cool Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers west and central portions Low Wednesday night 5055 High Thursday 7884 Further out cooler Friday Scat tered thundershowers east and central portions Friday and in extreme east Saturday Minnesota Fair Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers west portion Not much change in temperature Low Wednesday night 5055 west 4550 east High Thursday 7580 except lower near Lake Superior Globe Gazette weather data for 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 83 Minimum 50 At 8 a m 69 YEAR AGO Maximum 79 Minimum 61 Coronation of Queen Audrey Mad son Caps Biggest Band Festival Mason Citys most colorful spectacle of the year the evening ceremonies of the North Iowa Band Festival were climaxed Tuesday evening with the coronation of Miss Aud rey Aim Madson as Miss North Iowa of 1951 The crown was placed on the blond wavy hair of the queen by Karl King Fort Dodge composer and band master guest of honor at the 13th annual event Four thousand high school musicians in the grandstand and an estimate 11000 Pick De Valera Irish Head Dublin JP Eamon De Valera was elected prime minister of Ireland Wed nesday night The vote In parlia ment was 74 to 72 De Valera head of the Fianna Fail party was prime minister from 1932 until 1948 when was ousted by John Costello he tators were packed solidly in to the bleachers around the other 3 sides and overflowing around the edges on the grass of the in field The Drum Ovation huge crowd erupted into cheers with a background of 85 bass drums thundering an ova tion when Miss Hampton was an nounced by the master of cere monies H B Hook as this years queen Miss Madson is the 16yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs Leon Madson who live 2 miles north and a mile west of Hampton She was picked by a committee of judges who spent the entire day with 84candidates She was Selected for her poise and per sonality as well as beauty Audrey ranks in the upper quarter of her class scholastically and may study medicine after high school graduation She has been chosen alternate for G State this summer She was lected outstanding girl of month in May from the Hampton high school by the AAUW Her school aclivities included mixed chorus girls chorus pep squad band and a lead role in the junior class play She is president of the Luther league of her church where she also teaches a Sunday school class The sun was setting as the cor onation ceremonies got under way but the was not as bright as the within the stadium The gorgeous colors of the band uniforms in the grandstand con trasted with the softer pastels of se the the 84 evening gowns worn by queen candidates on the platform The crowd mostly white cloth showing wa s interspersed with frequent spots of color also The evening show started with the 85 visiting bands marching on to the field and to the grand stand seats The colors then were brought on the fieldby a unitof the national guard andthe entire crowd paused for an impressive moment of silence in tribute to the tmen in the armed services 1A bugler broke the silenceby play ing Taps and the municipal band under thedirection of Carle ton L Stewart followedwiththe national anthem The queen candidates wlip had filed on to the fieldstbodjsilehtly through the ceremony anal1 then marched twice arojjnd the field so that all could have a closeup look The parade was Jed byMiss Cayou Livermore Miss Norjth Iowa of 1950 her attendants in cluding LaDonna Glieden rioW Mrs Robert Reibsamen of Cbr Miss North Iowa of 1949 and Roy B Johnson the field marshal Expert Marchinr Following the coronation cere mony there were demonstrations of intricate marching maneuvers by the Dumont high school band under the direction of J C Sel land and the Rockwell City band under L Maurice Miss Ann Burkhardsmeier of Towner N Dak rrltiitiH high school twirlers who sat in a border around the infield with her twirl ing demonstration It included a GlobeGazette photo by Musscr QUEEN IS Karl King of Fort Dodge is placing the crown of the North Iowa Band Festival on Miss Audrey Ann Madson of Hampton From left are H B Hook master of ceremonies Mr and Mrs Leon Madson parents of the queen Mr King Miss tMadson LaDonna Glieden Reibsamen Miss North Iowa of 1949 Miss Kay Cayou Miss North Iowa of 1950 Charles E Blanchard chairman of the queens committee for the Chamber of Commerce and W L Nichols general chairman of band festival committee NOT EVEN STANDING Roosevelt stadium was filled standing room for the evening ceremonies of the 13th annual North Iowa Band Festi val The picture was taken as the bands were marching in and taking their places iin the grandstand The 4000 musicians overflowed into the bleachers below the grand stand An estimated 11000 others filled the other 3 sides of the stadium and the line being held by the policemen was moved farther infield to make room for more Note the overflow on the fire escapes of Roosevelt elementary school and the top of the baseball bleachers   

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