Mason City Globe Gazette, June 20, 1951

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Imrat Doily Ntwtpoptr UteJfat MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAfll THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS N EI C M 10 It HOME EDITION UnJVH Full Ccnta MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNK 20 1931 Paper ol Two Sit British Oil Mission to Iran Ordered Home f Tehran Takes Over Secretary Morrison to Appeal London Secretary Herbert Morrison Wednesday or dered the British mission to Teh ran to return home Morrison tolda crowded silent house of commons Britain again would appeal to the international court of justice at the Hague for advice on what provisional methods it can adopt to protect its rich Iranian oil interests An official said later Britain would ask the court within the next two days to issue an injunc tion restraining both Iran and Britain from taking any action which would aggravate the dis pute Iran has said previously she does not recognize authority of the court to intervene Morrisons announcement came after the AngloIranian Oil com panys negotiators in Tehran had Acheson Requests Reconsideration of British Offer Wwhlnrton State Acheson urred Wed nesday that the Iranian tovern ment reconsider rejection of British financial offer in the AncloIranian oil dispute He described the situation as criti cal Acheson told a news confer ence the American government had hoped that the offer by the AngloIranian Oil companyto pay to Iran as an advance toward eventual settle ment would provide a basis for negotiations which would lead to a solution of the nationaliza tion dispute But the offer was turned down verr abruptly Acheson continued and negotiations have collapsed for the time being asked that an airplane be sent to return them home The negotiat ing team includes one govern ment representative The foreign secretary indicated that Britain is not abandoning the oil fields and the oil refinery Storms Hit Minnesota MidIowa By THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS Tornadoes and heavy rain hit wide areas over the midwest Tuesday night causing heavy damage One woman was killed and 5 persons injured in a tornado that struck over eastern Minnesota Fifty homes were damaged and hundreds of tree toppled as the twister swept over Hutchinson about 45 miles west of Minneap olis Unofficial damage was esti mated at around The weather bureau also re ported a tornado in southwestern Kansas Heavy rain fell in some midwest areas with South Bend Ind reporting 246 inches in 6 hours Crops Peppered Terrific twisting winds slashed a swathe through central Iowa Tuesday night peppering crops and town property with rain and hail ranging up to the size of base balls The storm coming just as the earth was turning green with young corn soybeans and oats battered hundreds of acres of growing things into the ground The wind uprooted mighty trees wrought havoc with power and telephone lines and joined with the hail in smashing thou sands of windows One woman was a flying limb The wind hurled huge trees and farm buildings onto U S highways 63 and 218 At McCallsburg The blast first struck at Mc Callsburg a town of 300 in Story county north of Nevada From there it rushed eastward as far as Cedar Rapids You could count 387 panes of jlassbroken from the windows of he McCallsburg consolidated school And there wasnt a busi ness establishment on the south side of the main street that had ts windows all intact when the storm was over Fortyone panes in the new of the AngloIranian Oil company Bethany Lutheran church in Mc in southern Iran Difficult Job But he warned that Britons in Iran may have a difficult job keeping the installations oper ating Riots abuses misrepresenta tions and the uncertainty of the future have made conditions dif ficult for them he said He add ed this warning The British government is not prepared to stand by idly if the lives of British nationals are in jeopardy Morrison went on It is the responsibility of the Persian government to see to it that law and order are main tained Hints Protection If however that responsibil ity were not met it would equally be the right and duty of the British government to extend pro tection to their own nationals Britains sea land and air forces in the middle east already are on the alert a qualified government source said in the event they are needed to protect some 7000 Britons working in the Iranian oil fields Callsburg were smashed The church still under construction tiad not yet opened McCallsburgs roofs had holes in them punched by hail the size of golf balls In through the holes came drenching rain But the worst of the hail did not strike McCallsburg That fell about 15 miles to the east at St Anthony and Clemens in Mar shall county Hail the size of oranges ham mered those two towns leaving holes in the roofs you could pitch baseballs through All About The WEATHER Mason City Fair Wednesday night becoming partly cloudy Thursday Low Wednesday night 52 High Thursday 76 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday with scat tered thundershowers west por tion Wednesday night and west and central portions Thursday Not much change in tempera ture Low Wednesday night 54 60 High Thursday 7580 Winds diminishing Wednesday night Minnesota Partly cloudy and cool Wednesday night with scattered Ihundershowers spreading into extreme west Thursday partly cloudy with scattered thundcr west and south Low Wednesday night 5055 High Thursday 7075 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation fEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 56 61 02 77 53 Mac Claims Witnesses Silenced Washington Douglas MacArthur declared Wednesday that President Trumans orders silencing pertinent witnesses have denied a senate inquiry the full facts on his dismissal But MacArthur said he doesnt care to testify again himself MacArthur rapped at the presi dent in rejecting by letter an in vitation to appear again before the senate armed services and foreign relations committees investigating his ouster He contended too that some of the documentary evidence sub mitted to the senators had been lifted out of context so that it was misleading and said there was lack of accuracy in paraphras ing Many of the documents given to the senators in connection with the inquiry have been that is submitted in a rewritten summary form rather than as the original documents The reason is that the original documents were transmitted by radio in code Release of the ac tual texts might help a potential enemy to decipher the U S codes MacArthur testified for 3 days when the inquiry began last May 3 The committees had invited him to reply if he wished to the testimony received then most of it from Truman administration officials The general wrote Chairman Russell DGa that because my known personal views already are in the record in great detail I do not believe it in the public interest to testify again Promises to Keep Oil Flowing Tehran Iran Mo hammed Mossadegh Wednesday ordered his government officials to take full authority over the billion dollar AngloIranian Oil company He promised tokeep oil flowing from company installa tions Mossadeghs orders were issued at the end of a 5 hour cabinet meeting Deputy Premier Hussein Fatimi announced that Iran would not carry out threats of extreme na tionalists to shut the valves of A O I Cs refinery at worlds largest The cabinet ha d been sum moned into emergency session the ministers had before them an appeal from the United States to reconsider a British offer whose rejection brought to an end ne gotiations to resolve the oil crisis A vaguely worded communique indicated the Mossadegh govern mentplanned to try to take over the administration of the vast oil fields gradually It announced that Iranian officials had been named to take over AngloIrani ans northernmost oil field at Kermanshah The cabinet meeting whose length indicated that Iranian of ficials realize the enormity of the task before them came after Brit ish Iranian talks on a possible settlement broke down Tuesday night The communique said that any orders of the AngloIranian board of directors and its general man ager would not be carried out un less countersigned by the tem porary board of directors of Irans National Oil company Mickey Cohen Is Convicted Los Aiiftles ambler Mickey Cohen was convicted Wednesday of 4 counts of federal income tax evasion The investigation was sparked by Cohens tqgtunony before the Kefauver senate crime investgia ting committee that he had been living largely on borrowed income for several years The verdict bore out Cohens own prediction He told a re porter during the trial The word is out to get Mickey Cohen He denied any evasion however The maximum penalty would be 20 years in a federal penitentiary and fines totaling Each count carries a maximum of 5 years and He was charged with defraud ing the government of more than over a 3y ear period 194648 inclusive Cohen reddened as he heard the verdict and rocked slightly in AP Wircpholo ONE OF THE LAST Inoue center 43yearold Japanese navy petty officer still wear ing parachute cloth clothes and hand made underwater fighting glasses is questioned immediately after being rescued from Anatahan Marianas Islands by a U S navy expedition His 19 cohorts still on the volcanic island be lieve the war between Japan and the U S is still in prog ress Henry Pangelinan center Saipan native in terpreter questions Inoue 21 Reds Indicted on Charge of Plotting Overthrow of U S President May Try to Quell Controls Revolt By FRANK OBRIEN Washington A democratic senator had a report Wednesday President Truman may try to put clown a re volt against important elements of his economic controls program with a special message to congress At the white house however Press Secretary Joseph Short told newsmen he knew of no such message being planned Senate and house banking committees nearly finished with new bills to replace the defense production act expiring June 30 gave thepresident plenty to write about with these 10 Red Planes Downed in Biggest Dog Fight By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo red planes were shot down or damaged Wed nesday in the Korean wars first doubledeck dog fight Both jet and propeller driven of part in the 4th consecutive day of air war over northwest Korea On the ground North Koreans suddenly abandoned punchbowl valley which they had fought for so viciously United Nations guns now dominate the former rec buildup area on the eastern front Sharp battles flared Wednesday on both sides of the near Kansong on the east coast and the other in mountainsnorth of Yanggu Above 13000 Feet The double air battle broke out simultaneously between low fly ing propeller planes and jets swirling above at 13000 feet When it was over the reds had lost 3 planes destroyed one prob ably destroyed and 6 damaged Twentyf our UN Mustang fighters overpowered a flight of 6 Russianbuilt propeller planes All the reds were hit A Yak fighter and two Stormovik attack bombers were shot down Another Stormovik was probably de stroyed and two were damaged Thirtytwo American Sabre jets battled 36 Russiantype Mig15 jets in the top level of the battle The jet fight began at 13000 feet and swept down to 6000 Four rednosed Migs were dam aged All the Migs then streaked back across the Manchurian bor der 15 miles from where the ac tion started The 5th air force said all Sabre jets returned safely Field dispatches did not report jlows Tuesday to the admin ministrations plea for tough er controls 1 The senate group got in line w i t h house committee action which would forbid a further 9 per cent cut in the price of live aeef It went further virtually canning any future price roll jacks 2 Both nouse and senate com Tiittees voted to relax credit re strictions on automobile buying The house committee extended its credit relaxation to television anc radios washing machines and oth er household appliances and house whether any UN Mustangs were 28 Destroyed The 4 days of air war cost the reds 28 planes destroyed or dam aged The 5th air force listed shot down one probably knocked out and 18 damaged There have been no figures of UN losses if any in these air bat tles Sharp ground fighting was re ported for control of 3 secondary route near Kansong on the east coast the highway run ning north from Yanggu on the east central front and the KumhwaKumsong road in the center linking the fallen red tri angle with a new Chinese buildup area Federal Court Takes Depositions in Suit Against Oliver Corp Charles City Federal Judge Henry N Graven began taking depositions at the courthouse here Tuesday in the matter of the Dliver corporation which is suing he local UE union for some 000 for work stoppages in the re cent strike It was expected that it will take at least another day to finish iak ng depositions as only 3 wit nesses were before the court Tues day PROFESSOR HAS POLIO Iowa City D Vestal University of Iowa law professor las been admitted to University hospitals here as a polio patient repairs Higher Rents 3 The senators approved rises where rents are under control ceilings up to 20 per cent above 1942 levels 4 The house committee refused to incorporate in its new bill au thority for the government to li cense businessesas a means o cracking down on control viola tors The decisions are all subject to final committee approval and must before being sentto the president The senate cqmmittee may take final action Thursday Stabilization directors reactec with cries of alarm Senators predicted one of the most vigorous fights of the ses sion when the controls bill comes Before their chamber probably early next week The democratic senator who re ayed the report that President Truman may enter the fight with a special message to congress asked not to be named He is an administrative supporter He spoke to a reporter after the sen ate banking committee took the action which apparently cut the administration deepest This was trie sally against fu ure price rollbacks It would jrevent Price Director Michael V DiSalle from pruning prices below the average market level of Jan 24Feb 24 this year un ess the market had of its own iccord isunk below that level In hat case DiSalJe could not set Drices lower than the average NEW HYDROGEN BOMB PLANT Two buildings shaped like the spokes of wheels appear on a cleared tract at the atomic energy commissions new Savannah river hydrogen bomb project at Ellenton S Car This air view was made by a Washington TimesHerald staff photogra AP Wirephoto pher with approval of AEC field officials The negative was submitted to the AEC headquarters in Washington for final clearance At first the newspaper was told it could not print the picture but the AEC gave an okay Tuesday for if s iw prevailing when he issued a new order Stimulating Senator Maybank DS chairman of the senate banking committee and author of the rollback limitation said it would stimulate production thus help ing to fight inflation It would encourage production he said because both agriculture and in dustry would know where they stand DiSalle has already rolled back he price of live beef 10 per cent Maybank said the committees plan would only leave DiSalle room to reduce beef prices an other two per cent DiSalle had announced plans to lower live beef prices another 9 per per cent Aug 1 and 4i per cent Oct 1 Economic Stabilizer Eric John ston said the senate committee plan would be bad news for every American housewife DiSalle said the JanuaryFeb ruary basement on prices would kill rollbacks disappointing hopes for officially lowered prices of clothing and shoes Hunt Escapee in Iowa After Abduction Ponliac Mich 27year old Detroit exconvict abducted a Detroit housewife and fled to Iowa a few hours before a murder war rant was issued against him Wed nesday Police of states and several midwestern FBI agents joined orces in a manhunt for Warren Lee Irwin who was named in the warrant in the June 8 slaying of Vtrs Adeline Shagena of Pontiac Police said his identification as the abductor has been established positively The housewife Mrs Lois Myers 42 was robbed of and forced rom her auto at West Liberty owa Wednesday afternoon after i hectic all night ride with the ugilive She said Irwin went to the Myers household Tuesday night and pleaded for a ride to an air port on the ruse that he wanted o hurry to the bedside of his sick mother He told Mrs Myers that her mother and his mother were riends Mrs Myers agreed to drive him to the airport but in stead said she found herself in an auto with convict a gunbrandishing The distraught housewife told West Liberty police and FBI agents that Irwin boasted during he nightlong ride that he had slain two people Members the Myers family Irwins picture in newspapers and alerted police vhen the housewife failed to re urn The manhunt swung into ligh gear after she made her way o West Liberty police headquar ers and told her story Mrs Shagena a 37yearold louscwife was shot to death in a wooded area near here Author ties Wednesday charged Irwin Caught in Early Morn FBI Net Believe Violence Was Planned Washington Twenty members of the communist partys secondary command were indicted Wednesday on charges of plotting violent overthrow of the United States government Seventeen of those indicted by a federal grand jury in New York were seized in an early morning roundup by FBI agents The 4 others were being sought New York Arrests Sixteen of the arrests were in New York the other in Pittsburgh The government moved against ihe lesser lights in the wake of his months supreme court de cision upholding the conviction of the partys 11 top leaders Attorney General McGrath and FBI Director J Edgar Hoover said in a statement Some of the individuals ar rested are members of the alter nate national committee recently formed by the comunist party to serve as the top policy making body in the absence ofthe present na tional committee members now convicted The 11 leaders were convicted in New York in 1949 of conspir ing to teach and advocate the vio lent overthrow of the U S ernment Although the supreme courtjip neld the conviction ago a legal battle for a rehear ing is still on All Active Each of those seized Wednesday was described by Hoover as a Drominent active functionary of he communist party U S A All of those taken into custody were charged under the 1940 Smith act The supreme court up icld the constitutionality of this law providing punishment for violent plotting when it affirmed the convictions of the top 11 That group received prison sentences ranging up to 5 years and each was fined Attorney General McGrath in a statement Wednesday saluted Ms aides in the FBI and the jus tice departments criminal division for their ability to act promptly against the partys alternate lead ership He said In view of the recent ruling of the supreme court upholding the constitutionality of the Smith act I hope that the country by this action today will realize the de partment will continue vigorously to pursue and bring to account those leaders who would attempt to overthrow the insitiutions of freedom in this country by force and violence Carefully Planned The carefully planned roundup was carried out with precision over a period of just a few hours tn most cases the federal agents waited near the homes of those slated for arrest and made their pickups on the street Some officials have said the number of prosecutions could run as high as 12000 However most ndications are that the govern ment will not try to move on such a broad basis now Included among those arrested ivere Israel Amter 70 of New York 2iiy organizer of the Friends of Soviet Russia in the United States Marion Maxwell Abt Bachrach 52 of New York City public re ations director and secretary of defense commission of the communist Isidore Begun 47 of the Bronx New York party writer and speak er Begun a former teacher in York City public schools was born in Russia and became a a state prison parolee with the citizen in 1925 laying He had served sentences or auto theft and breaking and entering SAME Black Ilafi means traffic death In lost 24 hours Alexander Bittelman 61 of CrotononHudson New York de scribed by the department as one of the foremost theoreticians and dialecticians of the party A na tive of Russia still unnaturalized he has served as a staff member of the Daily Worker the commu nist newspaper Deportation pro ceedings against him are pending George Blake Charney 46 of New York City trade union sec retary of the New York state com munist party A native of Russia he claims American citizenship through the naturalization of his father when he was a child Elizabeth Gurley Flynn 60 of New York city member of the ;

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