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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Newspaper Edited lor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWIPAFIK THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N CIC H 10 R S HOME EDITION VOL full LWM Wirw MASON C1TV IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 21 ml Thii CoiuliU of Two 221 Russia Asks Korean Cease Fire Talks By BRUCE W MUNN United Nations N Y Saturday called for negotiations for a Korean cease fire and armistice in which both sides would pull back from the 38th parallel Russian Delegate Jakob A Malik proposed the talks Jn a dramatic broadcast on the United Nations Price of Peace radio broadcast CBS and other world The peoples of the Soviet Union believe that it is pos sible to defend the cause of peace the hurley soviet diplo mat said The soviet peoples further believe that the most acute problem of the present problem of the armed conflict in also be settled This would require the readiness of the parties to enter on the path of a peaceful settlement of the Korean question The soviet peoples believe that as a first step dis cussions should be startedbetween the belligerents for a cease fire and an armistice providing for the mutual with drawal of forces from the 38th parallel Can such a step be taken I think it can provided that there is a sincere desire to put an end to the bloody fighting inKorea Malik chose the first anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war for his settlement offer He accepted the invitation to speak on the UN broadcast several weeks ago Malik customarily refuses invitations to speak Urge Next Band Festival for June 10 At its next meeting the board of directors of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce will have before it a recommendation thai another North Iowa Band Festival be held in 1952 and that the date be June 10 The recommendation was voted by the band festival committee met at the Green Mill Fri day noon to review the experi ences of the June 13 festival The committee had before it questionnaires filled out by band masters and others from partici pating communities The com ments on these expressed satisfac tion with the manner in which the festival was handled Such ex pressions as especially well or ganized and a superb job well done were common Liked Early Parade The earlier parade a m was generally satisfactory providing more time for afternoon activities The general feeling was that the traffic situation was bet ter handled this year but that some improvement could be made in getting the huge streams of cars and buses out at night The following suggestions were made for handling the night crowd Obtain additional bleachers ex tend them to the far south side of the stadium and put signs over the gates as to which gates are to be opened and the time of open ing Take the bands from the bus parking to the baseball diamond and bring them in from the south east gate Let the general public reserved seats and all come in the big gates at the north end which opens on the track The feeling was general that the festival must not grow any bigger and that the number of bands should be limited to 75 if possible Merchants Raised Funds The financial report showed raised for the festival among business and professional persons in the city Largest items of expense were Sl530 in mileage to bands 27940 in meals to band members for band member theater admissions for bandmas ters luncheon and in ex penses for the queens which in cluded dinners luncheons gifts banners A total of was paid in prizes for floatts for labor and for printing Chairman W L Nichols expressed his ap preciation for excellent work by all committee members and others who assisted in the project Big 4 Packers Extend Agreements Chicago Big 4 pack ing houses have extended their pay raise agreements with the C I O United Packinghouse Work ers and the A F L Amalgamated Meat Cutters until midnight Sun day July 1 a union spokesman Saturday The spokesman said the packers and unions soon would schedule negotiations for additional raises Under their contracts The wage stabilization board re cently approved a general raise of 9 cents an hour for the workers but withheld action on the further Increases ranging from one half to 18 cents an hour extra for the more skilled workers Missing Airliner Is Spotted Monrovia Liberia planes spotted a missing Pan American World Airways Constel lation Saturday in dense jungle about 50 hours travel Monrovia The plane with 40 persons aboard vanishec Thursday while trying to land at Roberts field here There was no immediate wore as to whether there were any casualties A Pan American spokesman in New York however referred to the remains of the flight The word here was that a para chute team was on the way to help with rescue operations in the in accessible jungle region Doctors and ambulances from a Lutheran mission about 13 miles from the crash scene also were heading for the area In New York a Pan American spokesman said the plane was re ported located 50 miles north northwest of Roberts field the Li berian airport which was its des tination He said one of the air lines DC4s and two other planes in one of the search parties have identified the remains of flight 151 which was overdue at Roberts field The plane was New York bound from Johannesburg 5 Injured in Headon Crash Near Wesley persons were in Park hospital at Mason City and one in a hospital at Algona with njuries suffered in a headon col ision on U S highway 18 a mile east of Wesley at a m Sat urday The condition of 3 of the victims was described as critical Worst injured were tentatively identified as Mrs Charles Boyle and Mr and Mrs Ira Kooker of Des Moines Mr Boyle was seri ously hurt and was the only one of the 4 able to talk All suffered multiple injuries The Des Moines party was go ng west when their car collided with one driven by Franklin Bode 17 of Corwith in a heavy fog Both cars were complete wrecks Bode was taken to St Ann hos Dital at Algona where he was re ported suffering from cuts and sruises He was not believed to DC in serious condition The accident was investigated by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst of Algona Charles City Youth Loses Sight of 1 Eye Charles City A wound caused by an arrow whittled from a shingle has caused loss of sight in one eye of an 11 year old boy here Rodel said Marlin was struck in the eye by an arrow whittled from a shingle and shot from a bow by one of Martins playmates Thursday afternoon Rodel said Marlin definitely has lost the sight of the eye LOSES FOOT UNDER TRAIN Lansing Eightyearold Donald Burke lost his right foot when he was run over by a Mil wauke freight train Friday AP Wirephoto QUIZZED IN Island Police Chief Glaus C Miller left and two other officers Capt Ray Barnhart second from left and Det Sgt Elmer Janssens right are shown taking Joe DeSalvo 21 Chicago light jacket into custody for questioning in the holdup Friday of atavern in Rock Island 111 MATTHEW M KICKLES M Kickles Iowa Falls Pioneer Dies Iowa M Kickles 7 a resident of this city for 56 ears member of the lire depart ment for 52 years 50 years as hief died at a hospital here Sat urday rnorning He had been in ioor health for several years Mr Kickles served as manager tf the Metropolitan theater from 900 to 1945 was a 50year mem ber of the Knights of Pythias was n honorary member of the Cham icr of Commerce and the Girl icouts and a member of the In ernational Firemens association For many years Mr Kickles made a hobby of collecting histor cal items for a museum which is ated as one of the best of its kind n the xniddlewest The past several years Mr vickles made his home with his oninlaw and daughter Mr and VIrs Sumner Osgood in Iowa alls She is the only survivor Us wife died in 1940 Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p m at the Wood uneral home the Rev Clark rowell pastor of the Baptist hurch officiating Burial will be Union cemetery About The WEATHER lason City Partly cloudy Satur day night Low Saturday night near 60 Sunday mostly cloudy with showers or thunderstorms High Sunday around 75 owa Mostly cloudy with occa sional showers and thunder storms Saturday night and Sun day Not much change in tem perature Low Saturday night 5560 High Sunday able winds 1015 mph Sunday temporarily stronger in thun derstorms Further outlook Partly cloudy Monday with scat tered afternoon thundershpwers Showers probably continuing Tuesday Somewhat cooler Tues day linncsota Mostly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday with oc casional showers south and scattered showers north portion Not much change in tempera ture Low Saturday night 4248 north 5055 south High Sunday 6270 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Maximum 68 Minimum 56 At 8 a m 62 EAR AGO Maximum S7 Minimum C3 Allies Chinese Fight Savage Bayonet Duel By WILLIAM C BARNARD Tokyo troops and Chinese reds fought sav agely with bayonets and hand grenades Saturday for com manding ground in the old communist iron triangle of North Korea High ground exchanged hands 5 times during the day At nightfall the allies were dug in triumphantly on the hill The reds pulled possibly to regroup for a new blow UN infantrymen pushed into the area south of the triangle apex of Pyonggang early Saturday in an attempt to throw off balance an expected red smash about Mon day the wars first anniversary Steady Advance They advanced steadily all morning through constant small arms and automatic weapons fire The allies hurled a morning at tack on the hill in a broiling sun Hundreds of enemy rifles anc submachineguns and 5 machine guns answered their charge Allied tanks and artillery splat tered the red bunkers just over the ridge top UN troops won their objective at bayonet point by mid afternoon Thirty minutes later the Chi nese struck back with withering tommygun grenade and ma chinegun fire Bayonets were fixed to their rifles The allies backed down the south slope of the 500foot hill They regrouped at the base and doggedly stormed to its summit again With bugles blowing the reds were back again before the allies lad time to consolidate their po sitions On Top Again Once more the allies fell back down the slope but they were on op again by darkness Allied artillery and warplanes lammered the rear slope of the nil while the bayonetgrenade lighting seesawed on the south ern slope As the furious fighting waned rontline officers said we believe ve have cracked both the resist ance and the counterattack We vill take the ground and hold it The red force that fought so tubbornly for the high ground vas a screen to keep allied prob ng units from sounding out new enemy defenses being formed north of the reds former iron riangle troop massing area Lawler Soldier Prisoner of War Donald C Busta reviously reported missing in Corea now is a prisoner of war he department of defense in has informed his par ents Mr Busta and Mrs Robert T KILLED N UTAH Echo Utah Margaret A Ashbough about 50 of Du buque Iowa was killed and her daughter Nnncy 19 and a friend Carl Greed30 of Dubuque were seriously hurt in a truckcar crash icre Friday SAME fltf no death In Mil 24 himti Higher Pay Shorter Hours End Layoff New York hours and higher wages brought CIO seamen back to their Atlantic and gulf coast jobs Saturday but ship ping operators still must settle with radiomen and engineers Federal mediators announced complete agreement between some 40 shipping companies and the CIO National Maritime Union late Friday night after day long negotiations The conciliators then expressed hopes the same companies would settle with the American Radio association CIO and the Na tional Marine Engineers Benefi cial association Joseph Curran NMU presi dent said operations would be back to normal by midnight Sat urday But whether American flag ships resume sailings depends largely on the radiomen Mari time law forbids vessels to sail without a radioman Tongays Can Stay But Cant Swim Channel London Tongay of Miami Fla and his swimming children won official permission Saturday to stay in Britain for a they cant swim And if Tongay wants his 5 year old son Bubba and 4 year old daughter Kathy to try to swim English channel hell appar ently have to start from some where other than Britain Tongay his wife and the two water of whom already have made long swims down the in to London airport Friday Tongay had a contract with a chain of holiday camps for the kids to do 7 weeks of swimming exhibitions A try at the channel was planned for August But protests against exploita tion of the children sprang up on both sides of the Atlantic The Tongay family was detained by immigration authorities and at first ordered to leave the country by Saturday night But Saturday the home office which controls immigration relented a little and issued this announcement The Tongay family is being permitted to stay for not more Ihnn one month as holiday visitors They will not be employed or take part in any sort of public exhi bition while in this country GIRL RUN OVER Waterloo 2ycar old Au rora girl died of injuries Saturday morning after she was run over oy a cream truck on her parents farm 4 miles southwest oC Au International Court Steps Into Iranian British Oil Dispute Senate May Soften Big Tax Bill Washington leaders said Saturday they hope to soften the impact of a whopping 200000000 tax boost approved Friday by the house But they were cautious about predicting any sizable cuts The tax bill largest single revenue measure ever laid be fore congress would 1 Add 12i per cent to the in come taxes of individuals to raise an additional year 2 Place an additional 000000 in excise taxes on gaso line automobiles cigarettes liq uor beer and other items 3 Add a year to corporation income and excess profits taxes 4 Raise a year through a variety of changes in the tax law structure Unfair Aspects Senator George DGa chair man of the senate finance com mittee said he thought the bill may be unduly harsh in its pres ent form especially to unmarried income tax payers who contribute to the support of relatives but are not permitted to claim dependency deductions in figuringtheir taxes Senator McFarland DAriz senate majority flogr leader said taxes and economy would be ma jor topics before a conference o senate democrats he has called for Tuesday the day before Georges committee takes up the tax bill Final size of the bill George said will depend on the extent to which congress uses a pruning knife on multibillion dollar ap propriation bills in the next several weeks He said congress ought to cut the spending by at least 000000 but he was not optimis tic that any such reduction would be made Sees Less Increase However George said If we can do that we can get by with a tax increase instead of the figure proposed in the house He expressed doubt that the sen ate will agree to make the indi vidual income tax increases ef fective before about Oct 1 a month later than the house pro posed Senator Millikin of Colorado ranking republican on the com mittee told a reporter you can be sure the committee will ransack the bill from end to end and that when we get through it will be geared to government spending and what the economy can stand tt may be somewhat less than the house totals Despite its huge proportions the Dill as it now stands would raise less than half the additional taxes for which Presi dent Truman called last winter He since has lowered his request to a increase On a full year basis the house measure would add 12J per cent o individual income tax bills If it becomes effective on Sept 1 as proposed by the house it would idd only 4 per cent to the tax on this years income Cigarcts Up The cigaret tax would rise from 7 cents a package to 8 cents the ax on automobiles from 7 per cent of the manufacturers price to 10 per cent on whisky and other hard liquor from a 100proof allon to beer from to a barrel gasoline from cents a gallon to 2 cents The house proposed that the changes in corporation taxes be made retroactive to Jan 1 1951 The house bill would exempt aaby oils powder and lotions from excise levies repeal the federal Lax on electrical energy and cut he federal tax on telegrams from 25 per cent to 20 per cent The bill would lift the effective maximum rate of the capital gains tax from 25 per cent to 28 per cent but home owners would not nave to pay the tax on any profit from the sale of their residences f they reinvested the profit in home within a year The single taxpayer with family responsibilities such as a widow with dependent children would be allowed onehalf of the ncomc tax benefits available to married couples through income splitting question of calling presidential foreign summon W Averell Harriman from Europe for testimony on far eastern policy threatened Satur day to prolong the senates inves tigation of Gen Douglas Mac Arthurs ouster Senator McMahon DConn told a reporter he plans to bring before the senate armed services and foreign relations committees Monday the Harriman Harriman affairs adviser is in Europe check ing the progress of attempts to weld the North Atlantic pac countries into an effective defense unit against possible cornmunis attack there w Once Excused He was excused previously by the committees from testifying because members thought ahc he agreed that his testimony would be repetitious However McMahon said he thinks the group ought to hear from Harriman in rebuttal to tes timony by Patrick J Hurley re By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The international court of justice at The dicial arm of the United into the critical AngloIranian Oil dispute Saturday It will begin hearings next Saturday Britain requested the world court to intervene after its negotiationswith Premier i A 11 Mohammed Mossadeghs na I All tionalist government broke dowa IVIUY this week No Compromise The Iranians pushed ahead with their no compromise move to nationalize the rich Persian oil resources forcing out British con trol of oil production in that mid f die east country I ACT If Oil apparently still was flow VJlll J ing from the AngloIranian Oil companys refineries in the south Iranian city of Abadan But an Iranian government appointed commission was in control of tha British owned companys offices Some 3000 British workers most of them the trainedtechni cians needed to keep the intricate Harriman Macs Hearing Not at an End By JACK BELL Washinrtont A move to publican former ambassador to China In view of Hurleys testimony about the Yalta agreement and several other things I think it would be a good idea to hear Har riman McMahon said Harriman then ambassador to Russia attended the 1945 Yalta conference but Hurley did not Hurley bitterly denounced the Yalta agreement as an immoral and cowardly pact which he said gave Kussia unwarranted terri torial concessions in Manchuria at the expense of nationalist China Pact Resented He also testified that President Roosevelt commissioned him to try to modify the Yalta terms or even have them set aside Maj Gen David G Barr who ad been scheduled as the next o last witness in the committees searings told senators Friday that Chiang Kai Shek Chinese nation alist leader was chagrined at he Yalta agreement and resent ed it But Barr former 7th division commander under MacArthur in orea said he didnt think the agreement contributed directly to the fall of munis ts China to the com DIES OF INJURIES Waterloo E Bark hoff 38 Cedar Falls died in a hospital Friday night of njuries suffered in a twocar col ision about half an houv earlier Truman Plugs for Controls Washington nan appealed to congress again Saturday for stronger economic controls He said committee actions o date take the easy way which 10 said is extremely dangerous He endorsed an accompanying by his national advisory board on mobilization policy 5ointing to inflation dangers and lad this to say about recently ap proved amendments to the defense production extension bill I have been considerably dis ressed by some provisions in the lefense production bills reported sy the senate and house banking currency committees These provisions take the easy relax controls and hope or the is extremely dangerous All of us should realize that vc are in a hard tough fight with nflation in this as ive arc in a hard tough fight with iggrcssion in Korea A relaxed soft attitude is an invitation to disaster The president also urged strik ing United Airlines pilots to re turn to work immediately so that the national mediation board may continue efforts to reach an agree ment He sent a telegram to David L Behncke president of the Air Line Pilots association appealing to him personally and to each of the striking pilot to comply with the request and sprawling refineries goingr are being urged by Iran to stay on as employes of the newly alized Iranian national oil com pany These workers including on the spot company officials have not yet indicated they are willing to do so The Iranian government moved further to control the export of the precious fuel by demanding that tanker captains sign Iranian national oil company receipts The Tehran newspaper Atesh said Iranian authorities at Aba dan had prevented 3 oilladen British tankers fromsailing be cause the captains had refusedto sign the government receipts This report however was denied by Deputy Premier Hossein Fa timi Searched Police searched everyone leav7 ing the main AngloIranian of fices in Tehran to prevent the re re the moval of documents Press ports said they were doing same thing at Abadan Employes said the normal business was hampered because routine forms and waybills covering the sale of gasoline to automobiles in Tehran could not be sent out The world court earlier had re fused to appoint an arbitrator in the dispute when Mossadegh and fiis fiery nationalist followers pushed through the expropriation bill in April In the past Iran has said it would not cooperate in any arbitration or hearings con ducted at The Hague Egyptian newspapers Saturday published sensational reports that Britain is sending reinforcements to the Suez canal zone and to other bases in Iraq in preparation for possible action in Iran British army officers in Cairo called the reports nonsense Britain however has said she will use force if necessary to pro tect British lives and property in Iran should the Iranian govern ment be unable to quell possible extremist antiBritish violence at the oil fields Plans also have been nade for the quick evacuation of British oil workers and their fam ilies in case of trouble VOTE NO ON TAXES Washington JP Seven Iowa house republicans voted against the tax bill passed by the house Friday J GlobcGaicttc photo by Musscr WORD OF CAUTION Sgt John Hrtibctz points out a noleft urn sign on a traffic light a State and Federal in Mason City Noleft turns siffns once were set up in the street at the intersections of State and Federal and First and N Fed eral Taken down us a traffic hazard Chief Leo Allstot re ports that a number of motor ists are making left turns at these intersections and arrested for it   

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