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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortfc lowt Doily Edited MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI MIWSFAMt TNAT MAKIS ALL NOttN IOWANS MIIGHSOftS HOME EDITION VOL JLVII fnm MM Unihrt fuU Copjri MASON CITY IOWA FKIDAY JUNE 22 Coiultti ot Two No Pan American Plane Vanishes Near Africa Dakar French West Africa PanAmerican Airways Constellation with 40 persons aboard vanishec Friday along the west s African coast on a flight from Jo hannesburg to New York City The plane was more than 10 hours overdue at Roberts field near Monrovia the capital of Liberia after leaving Accra on the Gold Coast PanAmerican said in New York that the plane carrying 31 passengers and a crew of 9 had been dueat Roberts field p m CST Thursday but that it reported 45 minutes later it was unable to sight the field This was the last word from the missing sky giant The plane was piloted by Capt Frank J Crawford of Hunting ton Station New York Most of the crew members were from the New York metropolitan area A dozen French planes and other craft scoured land and sea areas for trace of the plane Dakar airport said at a m CST that the plane still had enough fuel to remain in the air The nearest U S army rescue bases which could be useful in the search are at Port Lyautey in French Morocco and Tripoli on the Mediterranean Archbishop Confesses in Red Court Was Successor to Mindszenty Budapest Hungary bishop Josef Groesz successor to Cardinal Mindszenty as head of the Roman Catholic church in Hungary pleaded guilty Friday to plotting against this countrys communist government and to other charges The archbishop and 8 others went on trial before Judge Vil mos Olti who headed the court which convicted Cardinal Mind zenty of similar charges and sent the primate to prison for life Voeeler Here It was the same courtroom ii which the cardinal confessed anc was tried and it was the same judge and the same courtroomin the case of American businessman Robert A convicted of spying and later released from prison Thus the westfaces thepuzzle of another in the long series of confessions by defendants in communist courts Some believe these confessions are extracted by physical torture or through the use of drugs Others think they are obtained simply by constant and skillful questioning over lonj hours without food and sleep Vogeler released recently branded his confession rubbish He said he was worn down physically and mentally Disappear Defendants in communist trials disappear from public view from the time of their arrest until they appear before their judges Re porters and friends are barred from talking with them They are not allowed lawyers of their own choice and those assigned custom arily reinforce their clients con fessions by adding to them The courtroom which has space for only about 150 spectators was heavily guarded The spectators including diplomats of communist nations and even one from Yugo slavia had to produce admission tickets to enter the courtroom The 9 defendants each guarded by two wardens sat motionless on benches as the court opened They stood at attention when the judge entered Eight of them men of the church were garbed in solemn dark suits The 9th defendant American legation employe Elajos Pongracz 42 a Hungarian national wore a light gray checked sportsjacket Each defendant was questioned by the judge who then read an indictment 12 pages long accusing the defendants of organizing a plot to overthrow the Hungarian gov ernment and restore the kingdom of the Hapsburgs This was the principal charge against Cardinal Mindszenty in 1949 U S Indicated Five accused are charged with having led the plot to over throw the state two others with participating in the plot One de fendant is accused of murder The charges also include spying on behalf of an imperialist power obviously meaning the United States and black market currency dealings In addition many lesser offenses were listed in the indictment Prospects Fade for Peace Talk By JOHN RODERICK Paris faded Fri day for a big 4 conference on the worlds war jitters Sixteen weeks of attempts by deputy foreign ministers of Brit ain France the Soviet Union and the United States to draw up an agendacollapsed Thursday night The western powers told Russia boldly there was no point in con tinuing their fruitless meetings They added however they hopec Russia would see her way clear to attend the proposed big four conference despite the fact the deputies failed to agree on what should be discussed The west has tentatively pro posed that the conference take place in Washington July 23 Little Progress The 4 deputies had made some progress in compiling a list o general subjects to be discussed They were hopelessly deadlocked however over whether the North Atlantic treaty and American overseas military bases shoulc occupy a formal place in the con ference negotiations The 3 western deputies opened the final meeting 74th since March with a joint declaration which said Russias insistence on putting the treaty up for debate shows the contin uation of this discussion has no practical utility They indicated any further ex changes would have to be on the government level Soviet Deputy Andrei Grbmyko appeared perplexed and then a bit shaken by the declaration He asked whether it meant the depu ies conference was over Another Critique When Britains Ernest Davies replied in the affirmative Gromy to pulled a bulky typewritten manuscript from his brief case and read a two hour and 40 min ute criticism of the west He then quoted Prime Minister Josef Stalins February interview n Pravda which said Russia is ollowing a course designed to pre vent war and maintain peace for all peoples The deputies had agreed on a number of items for the ministers o discuss These include German demilitarization a treaty of inde pendence for Austria asserted vio ations of Italian Romanian and Bulgarian peace treaties the fu ure of Trieste and the reduction and control of armaments The west thinks that is enough for one conference and if Russia still wants to talkfabout the North Atlantic treaty it can do so un der thegeneral subject causes of tension Chimpanzee Bites Hand of Police Chief Owner Is Fined Spring City Tcnn big champanzee bit a hand but it wasnt the one which feeds her belonged to the police chief It was an expensive bite too Judge Harold S Duncan Thurs day ordered the chimps trainer Dan Riley to pay damages to Chief J C Mincey who said he Was nipped Tuesday night when Fays circus was in town RULED A SUICIDE Iowa City death of Arthur B Brogan 67 of shotgun vounds has been termed suicide by Johnson County Coroner 3eorge Callahan Brogan was bund dead late Monday night in he home of his nephew Boyd Stable near Iowa City About The WEATHER City Friday night and Sat urday mostly cloudy with occa sional showers or thundershow ers Low Friday night near 60 High Saturday 7275 owa Mostly cloudy and rather cool with showers east and cen tral Friday night and in west portion Saturday Low Friday night 5562 High Saturday 6 75 Lower temperatures in the more persistent shower areas Further outlook Little change in weather through Monday Showers breaking out in 24 to 36hour intervals Minnesota Partly cloudy to cloudy Friday night and Saturday with scattered showers Not much change in temperature Low Friday night 4550 north 5055 south 70s High Saturday middle GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Maximum 69 Minimum 52 At 8 a m 61 Precipitation 03 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 89 65 English Bar Swimming Tongays London The swimming Tongay family from Miami Fla was barred Friday from England Immigration officers at London airport said Mr and Mrs Russell Tongay and the two children they had planned to send on an Eng lish channel swim would be put aboard a New Yorkbound plane in the morning No immediate reason for the re fusal to grant them an entry per mit was given to newsmen at the airport There had been widespread pro tests both here and in America against the channel project by Bubba Tongay aged 5 and his sister Kathy 4 Word that the Tongays would not be allowed to leave the airpon came after a twohour huddle be tween Mr and Mrs Tongay and immigration officials Tells of Tongays Amazing Stamina Champkim III Thom as K Cureton University of Illi nois physiologist who gave Bub ba and Kathy Tongay a rigid series of physical tests said Fri day that the aquatots have ter rific endurance and can out swim most adults Cureton head of the univer sitys school of physical educa tion said he gave the 5yearold Bubba and his 4yearold sis ter the same 100 tests and meas urements he has given to Olypmic champions top athletes of al kinds and hundreds of ordinary adults Cureton said he was amazed1 at the results and that the chil dren are the most phenomena swimmers of their age in the world today Swimming certainly is nol hurting these said He said the tests Indicate that many widelyheld ideas about the athletic capabilities and endurance possibilities of small children may lave to be thrown out the win dow The results of these tests def nitely show that children of less han 6 years of age can be trained for endurance he said The dea that very young children can not do endurance exercises be cause their hearts fail to develop as fast as their bodies is refuted by the test data Congressmen in Fist Fight Over Procedure Washington Rep John Phillips RCal suffered a cut ip Friday in a fist fight with Rep Clarence Cannon DMo Cannon is 72 years old Phillips s 63 Both are members of the house appropriations committee and the fight was during a house corridor argument over committee procedure Phillips was reported to have one home after being treated in he office of Dr George Calver capital physician Cannon returned to the house loor unmarked Rep John Tabor RN Y an eyewitness told reporters Phillips started after Cannon when the atter called Phillips a name Cannon struck him and I grabbed Cannon and got between hem before anything else hap pened Taber told newsmen Taber said he did not remem ber whether Phillips struck Can non Cannon didnt recall either nor vould he admit that he struck hillips You know he told reporters that there are so many details nvolved in these appropriation ill discussions that one cant re member all of them But I only act in selfdefense in uch matters he added Cannon nd Taber had a fist fight in May 945 in Cannons capitol office here was no serious damage Introduces Bill to Establish Air Force Academy Washington Chairman Vjnson DGa of the house rmed services committee said riday he was introducing legis ation to establish a ir force academy Vinson did not say where the cademy would be located He said his bill would authorize lie air secretary to determine the Dermanent location of the acad my and to appoint a commission o aid him in selection of the site AP Wirephoto TOMMY THE TUMBLER BACK Paiva 214yearold who fell from his parents 15th floor apart ment in New York May 1 tries out some new toys on his return home from the hospital Thursday Tommys fa ther Thomas crouches in front of the window from which the child fell The tot was in the hospital 7 weeks although his only major injury was a fractured thigh US Asks Rest of UN for More Korean Help By A I GOLDBERG United Nations United States has asked the rest of the United Nations to send reinforce ments to Korea There is a real need for addi tional forces from member states in the light of massive Chinese communist concentrations in the area and of their continuing ag gression the United States dele gation told the UN Ernest Gross acting chief U S asked SecretaryGeneral Trygve Lie especially to get troops from the nations which said they would support the UN action but so far have not sent troops Some Respond Fiftythree countries promised support Sixteen sent ground forces 9 put naval forces into ac tion and 8 sent air forces Three others sent medical units and 29 countries including some which sent troops promised shipping food clothing medical supplies and cash Gross in a letter to Lie which las been cabled to the secretary general now in Copenhagen said he Ui S and the unified command in Washington are already talking about increased forces with those countries which have already sent troops ships and planes The unified command is made up of representatives in Washing ton of those countries with men in battle Lies Executive Assistant An drew Cordier returned Thursday rom a globegirdling trip which included conversations with the JN field commander Gen Mat thew B Ridgway and conferences with battlefield commanders north of the 38th parallel in Korea He told reporters before the J S request was announced that more troops were needed on the lattlefront He refused to predict low long the fighting would con tinue but said we will not be satisfied with a stalemate The Picture figures on aid and Official casualties are Pentagonunified command security statistics but unofficial tallies from delegations and other sources show that it has juilt up into this picture near the eve of the first anniversary of the Korean war battalion of about 1000 troops on the front two destroyers a naval party of 50 servicing British commonwealth ships in Japanese ports 27 fighter and 8 transport planes and the aircraft carrier Sydney flagship of the Australian fleet preparing to join the UN ileet in action now Armynavy casualties up to a month ago totalled 137 than 23000 men n action on land and in naval and air units 1900 Belgium casualties more than Luxembourg About 700 men in a land battalion and pilots casualties 124 than 9000 men 7500 on land and the rest in naval and air units and air support ac ion casualties in land battle 184 frigate in ac ion and a battalion of about 200 men in training in Korea be fore moving up battalion of 1000 men just arrived in Korea battalion of more hau 1100 men casualties 30 battalion of about 000 casualties 139 One plane of a force of 8 transport planes shot down Netherlands A force of 900 men on land 228 on a Dutch de stroyer casualties 162 Heavy Turk Loss New of 1019 navy force of 280 casualties 14 and tank force of 1200 casualties 161 of 5000 casual ties 1013 Thailand Regimental combat team of 1200 two naval vessels casualties 135 Union of South com bat team of 250 including 100 fighter pilots casualties 6 Republic of 250000 troops navy and air forces casualties 126174 Latest U S battle casualties an nounced in Washington totalled 73604 India refused to send troops but sent a field ambulance unit Sweden sent a field hospital unit and Denmark a hospital ship Norway contributed shipping to move supplies Manufacturers Told Firing of Mac Beneficial Des Moines removal of General DouglasMacArthur from his command in the far east eventually will be far more bene ficial than harmful to the United States Senator Richard M Nixon RCal says The senator addressed a meet ing of the Iowa Manufacturers association here Thursday night He said the major direct re sult of the controversy sur rounding the removal of MacAr thur is that there finally is emerging a firm understandable and consistent U S far eastern policy where none existed be fore He added that the double talk and outright appeasement which he said had characterized the state departments policy are be ing replaced with firmness and decision SUBMITS LOW BID Iowa City D McCreedy of Iowa City submitted the ap parent low bid on construction of an administration building at the Iowa City airport The Mc Creedy bid was Ridgway Supported Macs Demand for Use of Nationalists Knowland Discloses His Stand Washington Matthew B Ridgeway now far eastern commander supported last De cember the demand oi Gen Doug las Mac Arthur for use of Chinese nationalist troops against the mainland of China This was developed Friday a the senate inquiry into Mac Arthurs dismissal for publicly ad vocating use of the nationals troops and other direct blows a red China Senator Knowland RCal put into the record a communica tion that Ridgeway then field commander under MacArthur sent late in December to Gen J Lawton Collins army chief o staff Convinced In it Ridgway said he was con vinced of the logic of MacArthurs contention that a nationalist of fensive in south China woulc even if only moderately suc cessful relieve pressure on ou force in Korea This was at a time when United Nations forces had been driven back in Korea by overwhelming numbers of Chinese red troops which entered the war unexpect edly Knowland produced the paper while the senators were hearing testimony from Maj Gen Davic G Barr former commander of the 7th division in Korea Barr had given them a personal story of the sudden Chinese assault on United States forces last fall when they had ranged up to the KoreanManchurian border In response to questions by Senator Wiley Barr said he does not believe Ridgways December suggestion should be carried out now I dont think we should do it Barr said I mean the amount of support required in the involve ment would be terrific No Impression Barr said the effect of a small nationalist foray on the mainland would hardly be felt in Korea Indicating doubts a successful foray could be made Barr said believes there are sufficient communist troops in east cen tral China and in southern China take care of anything that might be launched from For mosa Ridgway told Collins he and MacArthur had agreed that U S action should be taken to permit the nationalist forces under hiang Kaishek in Formosa to operate without delay and with out limitations against the main land of south China President Truman fired Mac Arthur for publicly advocating a naval blockade of China and Dornbing of Manchurian bases as well as use of the Chinese na tionalist troops Ridgway was then appointed to succeed Mac Arthur Man Steals Saddle Horse Tags Along Los Angeles Spur ine admits he stole a saddle but le denies being a horse thief Police officers testified that they saw Spurline 20 walking along a street carrying the saddle with the horse clippityclopping behind Yes I took the saddle Spur ine testified but the horse well le just likes me and follows me because I give him sugar Missing Nurse Reappears After 2 Weeks Without Food Gatlinburgr Tcnn miss ing 21yearold nurse with an interest in fasting walked out of a mountain wilderness in appar ent good condition Thursday night and told rangers she had spent two weeks wandering without food or protection Evangeline Lorimer was taken to a hospital for observation but rangers said she was suffering mainly from puffed feet and in sect bites They said she showed no signs of malnutrition Robert White acting superin tendent of the Smoky Mountains National park said she apparent ly was only half lost during the period when search parties were plodding over the rugged terrain He quoted her as saying she had heard them but didnt have the energy to respond She was located on a little trail in the general area where she dis appeared June 8 She told rangers she had decided it was lime to come out On the basis of her story to rangers the intensely religious nurse ate no food during the two weeks White said he had learned she had experimented with fast ing at nursing school and had shown unusual interest in vita mins and concentrated foods Her father insisted she carried no food away from camp The ranger said her story was confused but he delayed pressing questions upon her until after the doctors give a goahead Her ac count was that she saw no hu man being during her walk She braved the fastness in a tee shirt jeans and low white shoes She had no coat nor blanket to pro tect her from the torrential rains that fell during the period or the cool mountain nights AP WIrephoto RED AIR FORCE ACTIVE AGAIN the 5th time this week red jets tangled with American Sabre jets A in northwest Korea and were beaten off Unidentified planes made a twohour attack on UN lines near Chorwon using fire bombs and rockets In the Inje area C North Korean attacks forced UN troops to pull back On the coast D the U S heavy cruiser Toledo and support ing destroyers bombarded the area in support of allied ground troops Yankee Pilots Again Defeat Chinese Jets By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo red air force was beaten for the 5th day this week in two roaring jet battles over North Korea Friday Ameri can Sabre jets shot down two Russian made jets and damaged 3 the U S 5th air force an nounced That raised red losses this week to 11 planes shot down one prob ably destroyed and 17 a total of 29 Eightynine jets were involved in the two battles which were fought within 12 hours of the first fire bomb attack on United Na tions troops Contact Line On the ground UN patrols Fri day ran into what appeared to be the reds first line of defense on the western front Allied officers here predict a limited communisl counter offensive by Monday Front line dispatches reported Chinese showered artillery and mortar fire an allied patrol north of Yonchon That for the second successive day forced back JN units probing toward Pyong gang in the old red iron triangle The reds didnt try to interfere with patrols poking around Kae song far to the west The town was entered Thursday but not by returning units Friday Reds made 3 small attacks on the east central front Friday but didnt get anywhere Their air force was no more successful From Manchuria Thirty red nosed MIG15s roared out of Manchuria and across the Yalu river Friday morning to renew the jet war after i one day lapse Twentyeight Sabre jets swooped down on them 30 miles from the Manchurian border Two MIGs were shot down and wo damaged in the engagement fought at the comparatively low evelof 10000 feet Another MIG was damaged in a econd battle in the same area about noon Six Sabre jets took on an estimated 25 MIGs in that ight The 5th air force did not say whether any American jets were ost Wreck Closes Main Line of Milwaukee Panama cars of a 117 car Chicago Milwaukee and St Paul westbound freight train piled up near here Friday No one was injured At least one car contained mili tary explosives Another contained gasoline There was no fire The engine and about 18 cars at the front of the train remained up right Earl Hannan general yardmas ter at Council Bluffs said he had been informed it would be a day or so before the line is opened The wreck occurred on the Mil waukees main line running be tween Perry and Council Bluffs The cause of the derailment was not immediately dctermincc Dairy Fair in Progress Princess Coronation Planned as Climax Cerro Gordo Dairy fair visitors drank free milk watched milking demonstrations and visited dairy food exhibits Friday afternoon in Mason Citys Central park Coronation of the Cerro Gordo county dairy princess was planned Friday evening as a climax to the days activities Leo Benson state chairman of the June dairy month campaign was to place the crown on the judges selection while H B Hank Hook manager of KGLO acted as master of ceremonies Candidates for the honor in cluded Miss Billie Jackson repre senting Mason City Miss Berna dine Boom representing Dough erty Miss Marilyn Hoel repre senting Ventura Miss Ardella Watson representing Thornton Miss Joan Swanson representing lear Lake and Miss Alta May Scarrow representing Plymouth Coronation ceremonies were to follow a milking demonstration and explanation of dairy exhibits oeginning at p m DPS Search Reveals No Illegal Meat Slaughter Des Moines Iowa of fice of price stabilization says in vestigation shows no setup for slaughtering of black market meat m Page county The state office said Thursday an investigator had spent several days in Page county checking on he report that such a place was seing set up He found no such arrangement the OPS office said Several weeks ago Rep Jensen told of receiving alet er from a Page county farmer vho said black market operators had outfitted a building for cattle slaughter Jensen said a black market in meat appeared inevitable under present meat controls He declined o disclose the name of the farm er who sent the letter SAME Black flag mcnns traffic death in Urt hours   

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