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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Ntwipaptr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAPIt THAT MAKES ALL NOtTH IOWANS NilGHiOKV HOME EDITION Wtot run Vtaw MASON CITV IOWA THURSDAY JUNK 28 1951 Paper Consists ol Two Entire Controls PlanThreatenecl With Collapse Washington The house banking committee voted 21 to 3 Thursday for a 31day extension of the present price control act By G MILTON KELLY Washington entire economic controls program under which the government aims to halter prices wages and rents appeared Thursday in imminent danger of col lapse victim of an argument between house and senate Unless the two chambers can square their views and pass a new extend the old Saturday night the defense production act which authorizes the controls will die The senate Thursday drove to ward a vote by nightfall on a new measure which would sharplj limit price control powers Bu the house moved at a more leis urely pace as its leaders agreed to a simple 31day stopgap ex tension of the old measure to give them time to work out a longterm law That was the cause of the di vergence of views between the two chambers Senator Maybank DS announced in the senate Wednesday night thai several of us intend to talk and talk and talk to kill any move lor a stopgap continuance Filibuster Such talk might easily turn Into a filibuster and thus end any change of Jinal senate action be fore the present law expires And even if the senate should pass a new contvols bill of its own it still would be hamstrung by the houses stopgap plan In the meantime there would be rib legal basis for any of the controls the government insists are essential for preventing infla tion 1 OPS Beaten The senate voted 47 to 33 ap proval of an amendment by Sen ator Butler ending OPS authority to impose livestock slaughtering quotas Seven dem ocrats sided with 40 republicans In putting over this proposal Senator Moody fpught the move on grounds it would knock props from OPS plans to control black markets in beef Price Administrator Michael V DiSalle said in a statement Wed nesday night that the amendment would make any real beef price control program impossible SenatorMcFarland the democratic floor leader joined in backing Butlers amendment despite strong administration op position to it He contended the quota system hurts small pack ers Storm Claims First Fatality The tornado at Duncan Mbnda afternoon claimed its first victim at 9 a m Thursday when Mrs Melvin Haxton 43 of Britt die at a hospital in Mason City Caus of death was attributed to a brok en neck Mrs Haxton was with her moth er Mrs Roxie Reece of Britt in car in front of the Falada store a Duncan when the storm struck The force of the storm pushed in car about 50 feet and slammed i against the living quarters at tto rear of the store The body was taken to thi Boughton funeral home at Brit and prepared for burial Mason City Cab Driver Dies at Wheel A Mason City cab driver died Wednesday afternoon as he was driving a Yellow cab with two women passengers across the Pennsylvania avenue E bridge He was Benjamin F Randall 108 Jefferson S E Mr Randall was dead on arrival at a hospital Coroner Ralph Smiley attributed death to natural causes The two women passengers said Mr Randall slumped at the wheel as the cab started across the bridge The cab went over the curbing and stopped against the bridge railing The passengers both unhurt were Mrs Jim Mc Gowan 620 Washington N W and her sister Mrs Dale Rees Creighton Nebr Life Long Resident Mr Randall was born Nov 29 1896 in Mason City the son of Fred and Anna Randall His fa ther was a pioneer mortician in Mason City and he was a retired mortician and a lifelong resident of Mason City He enlisted for service in World warI Sept27 1917 and served in the Ammunition Corps with Fort Riley Surviving arehis wife Rose a Kfall of Long Beach CalY a son Benja min Jr Mason City two grand Russia Proposes Military Truce Chinese Included Archbishop Is Sentenced to 15 Years NINA WARREN Ira E Hobbs skipper of the aircraft carrier Philip pine Sea places a floral crown on Nina Warren poliostricken daughter of Californias governor after she was chosen Queen of the Ball by the carriers crew at San Fran cisco Ninas sisters Dorothy left and Virginia stand on the improvised throne aboard the vessel Nina was honored guest at a ball Wednesday night which climaxed a drive for polio funds The ships crew collected some for the March of Dimes while in Korean waters BODY RECOVERED Davenport body o Kenneth Bonney 11 wh drowned while swimming in Duck creek Wednesday afternoon wa recovered Wednesday night Ii All About The WEATHER Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Low Thursday night 50 High Fri day 72 fowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday except mostly cloudy in extreme south Cooler in east portion Thursday night Low Thursday night 50 north 5055 south High Friday 7075 Further outlook Scattered showers Saturday and Sunday mostly in southwest portion Saturday and south portion Sun day Temperatures continuing below normal Minnesota Mostly cloudy north fair south portion and contin ued coolthrough Friday Oc casional light rain or drizzle ex treme north Low Thursday night 45 north 50 south High Friday around 60 north and 70 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Maximum 76 Minimum 50 At 8 a m 62 Precipitation 108 TEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 59 Iran Seizes Oil Firm Appeals to President By EDGAR E CLARK i United Press Staff Correspondent Tehran Iran officials Thursday seized the Abadan headquarters of the AngloIranian Oil company aft er Britain ordered 130 key technicians out of the oil fields Premier Mohammed Mossadegh sent to President Tru man a personal appeal considered by official quarters as tantamount to an BENJAMIN F RANDALL children Robert Randall Krall and Cynthia Ann Kralle Long Beach Cal He was preceded in death by his parents Member of Elks Mr Randall was a member of the Elks club of Mason City the V F W San JuanMarne post of Mason City and the American Le gion Stafford Post No 222 Clear Lake Funeral services will be held at 10 a m Saturday at the Holy Family Catholic church The Ros ary will be said Friday at 8 p m at the Colonial chapel Friends may call at the Colonial chapel after 7 p m Thursday The Co lonial funeral home is in charge Sports Bulletin JOHNSTONE 10 DOWN Des Moines o d n e y Bliss DCS Moines insurance ex ecutive shot a twoUnderpar 70 on the morning 18 Thursday to take a 10 up lead over Les Johnstonc of Mason City in a semifinal match of the Iowa Amateur IT o 1 f Johnstone shot an 80 medal score In the other bracket Or rie Goens of Des Moines had a twOUp lead over Francis Dick inson of Des Moines at the mid way point Goens was 5 up at the end of 10 holes but Dickin son whittled down the margin SAME Black flag means traffic death in last 24 hours to the U S to use its good offices tq settle the oil crisis Well informed quarters said Mossadeghs appeal was a final bid for American help as well as a counter move to Britains threat to pull out her workers Those quarters said if satisfac tory help did not come from the U S and other western countries did not supply technicians to keep theoil fields operating Iran might call on Russia for aid They said Mossadegh had told his extrem ist colleagues that an appeal to Russia would be a last resort Seizure of the Abadan build ings andousting of the acting manager and his staffcame at the expiration of an ultimatum to General Manager Eric Drake to work for Iran or get out Drake had already gone to Iraq at the order of the British govern ment Britainhad ordered the 130 technicians to report to the Aba dan headquarters within the next two days but told other British workersto stay on the job for the timebeing Start Moving Britains 54 tankers lying off Abadan started moving down the river to the Persian gulf Nine M them loaded with oil and pre vented from leaving until skippers acknowledged Irans title to the oil were pumping oil back into storage tanks in order to pull out with the others Mossadeghs letter appealed to the U S the national as pirations of Iran The premier explained Irans ef forts to negotiate a settlement with the Britishowned AngloIranian Oil company after nationalization was voted by Irans parliament He said there was no threat to British lives or property and blamed company agents for creat ing anxiety and discord Mossadegh said Iran realized that any shutdown of the oil fields would be a loss to his country to Britain and to all countries using Iranian oil and his government still is ready to enter into talks with the company I am convinced that the free governments of the world espe cially your friendly American gov elnment will not fail to help the national aspirations of Irfln in this question he said Ready to Talk Iran he said is ready to enter into talks on the different ques tions such as the problem of pos sible claims of the former com pany and the sale of oil to former customers and similar problems The appeal to Mr Truman was followed by a formal Iranian pro test to neighboring Iraq against the alleged British efforts to con vert that country into a military base Iran asked Iraq to take ac tion against the presence ofBrit ish troop reinforcements and of the cruiser Mauritius in Iraq wa ters off the Iranian oil port of Abadan The appeal to President Tru man was handed to U S Ambas sador Henry F Grady He was summoned to the foreign office by Foreign Minister Bagher Kazerni as Britain began pulling key tech nicians from theoil fields DECLARES A DIVIDEND London h e AngloIran ian Oil company whose proper ties inIran arebeing seized un der a new Iranian nationalization law declared a dividend of 25 per cent Thursday 3 Injured in Two Accidents persons were in jured in two truck and automobile accidents in this vicinity Wednes day A truck driven by Lyle P Wright of Mason City struck the rear bumper of a truck driven by Wilbur Biedermann of Mitch ell which was turning left into a driveway The Mason City truck plunged into the driveway and nosedived into the ditch Wrights 10yearold son Bobby suffered a broken right leg near the thigh Wright suf fered head lacerations and bruises Bobby was taken to a hospital at Mason City Mrs Leonard Turnmire suf fered bruises on the head and body when she lost control of her car in a heavy wind the vehicle striking a tree at the left side of the road The accidents were investigated by Sheriff Lewis Haberkorn Military Plane Crash Kills 13 French Troops Casablanca Morocco Thirteen French troops were tilled and 11 injured Wednesday n the crash ofa military trans ort plane near the U S naval saseat Port Lyautey The plane was enroute from Toulon France1 o Dakar French West Africa By ENDRE MARTON Budapest Hungary bishop Joszef Groesz was sen tenced Thursday to 15 years ii prison on charges of plotting ti overthrow Hungarys communis government with American help One of his 8 codefendants wa sentenced to death Archbishop Groesz succeedei Cardinal Mindszenty as leader p the Roman Catholic church ii Hungary after the cardinal wa given a life sentence on treason charges in 1949 In handing down the sentence Thursday the court said the prose cution had proved that the grou maintained close relations wit the United States legation Budapest All had pleaded guilt to the charges The prosecutor Gyula Alapi who had asked for the severcs punishment objected because tli sentences were not heavier Bu Judge Vilmos Olti said the sinceri ty of their confessions and the fac they had not been convicted o any previous crime were ting circumstances Same Prosecutor Alapi was the man who prose cuted Cardinal Mindszenty anc American Businessman Rober A Vogeler who got a 15year sentence on espionage charges Olti was the judge in those case too The U S state department ha described the trial as persecution in the familiar communist pattern aimed at suppressing all humat rights and liberties in Hungary and at destroying church influ ence there Vogeler recently re leased fjrpm his ha said prolonged used to break him down for a confession He now terms this confession Ferec Vecer a Paulican monk was sentenced to death on charges ne organized a group of peasants who killed 30 Russian soldiers After he heard his sentence he appealed for clemency Judge Olt announced the court would im mediately deliberate this plea in a secret session to which he in vited the prosecutor Two of the defendants accepted the sentences and the rest were given 8 days to appeal to the supreme court Attacks Vatican Summing up case Olti sharply attacked the Vatican for nspiring the group to commit es pionage sabotage and plot to un seat the present regime by force All of the defendants eagerly con fessed to acts which in some cases surpassed the formal charges and which ranged from blackmarket ng through immorality to mur der Archbishop Groeszstood quiet y at attention with his fellow de endants abd their lawyers as the lenterices were read out Two of he accused were not sentenced jecause they are to appear in other rials on additional charges Washington ffi The state department announced Thursday that Russia has proposed the United Nations North Korean and red Chinese commanders negotiate a Ko rean armistice The Soviet Union suggested armistice terms limited to strictly military questions The proposal was made to Ambassador Alan G Kirk by Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Gromyko in Moscow Grom yko the department said indicated that it would be for the military representatives Russ Plan Encourages Trygve Lie United Nations N Y sociates of Trygve Lie said Thurs day the UN secretary general i encouraged on the basis of talk he has held so far about the Rus sian proposal for ceasefire talks These associates pictured Lie a feeling the discussions were mov ing in the right direction Lie him self has made no public commen since he expressed himself Wed nesday as hopeful Nasrollah Entezam president o the general assembly arranged to return to Washington where he is Iranian ambassador Lie had talks Wednesday with Entezam as wel as U S British French Indian and Mexican representatives to the UN Jacob A Malik soviet delegate who launched the ceasefire talk with a speech Saturday so far has declined to discuss it further with either Entezam or Ernest A Gross UN delegate Thursday Britain in structed her delegate Sir Glad wyn Jebb to try to see Malik The belief was growing inUl Moscow was deliber ately withholding instructions ti its delegation here so that talks xvould be carried on in meaning the UNwould be by passed arid the U S S R and the J S would make the arrange ments if any The 16 nations fighting with the JN in Korea expressed their wil ingness in a statement Wednes day to take part in action de signed to bring about a genuine and enduring peace in Korea Bu they also want guarantees that the red Chinese would get out anc stay out of Korea WINS STALIN PRIZE London Hewletl ohnson the red dean of Can erbury has received the Stalin peace prize lor 1950 radio Mos cow announced Thursday BULLETIN U S OIL POOLED Washington Director Charles E Wilson Thursday approved a voluntary agreemtnt amour 18 American oil companies to pool their re sources in supplying fuel to friendly foreign nations who may be cut off from Iranian oil CRYSTAL LAKE equipment belong ing to the Hargraves construction company repairing highway 111 south of Crystal Lake was usedsin clearing the debriscluttered streets of Crystal Lake following the GlobeGazette photo by Bryant tornado early this week Above photo shows a bulldozer and a crew of Crystal Lake workers removing a tree stump Telephone and power lines were on the ground About 75 per cent of the homes were roofless of the unified command and of the Korean Republic command on the one hand and the military representatives of the North Ko rean command and of the Chi nese volunteer units on the oth er to negotiate the armistice en visaged in Mr Maliks statement Jacob Malik soviet delegate to the UN put forward the original ceasefire suggestion in a speech Saturday Kirk Calb Kirk on instructions from Sec retary of State Acheson called on Gromyko Wednesday to seek clarification of Maliks speech The state department announce ment said The armistice Mr Gromyko pointed out would include a cease fire and would be limited to strictly military questions with out involving any political or ter ritorial matters the military rep resentatives would discuss ques tions of assurance against the re sumption of hostilities Beyond the conclusion of an armistice the soviet government Ii a d no specific steps in mind looking toward the peaceful set tlement to which Mr Malik rer f erred Mr Gromyko indicated however that it would be up to the parties in Korea to decide what subsequent special arrange ments would have to be made for a political and territorial settle ment Not Aware He said that the soviet gov ernment was not aware of the views of the Chinese communist in Mr MallkVgBHgflentr The implications of MrGrom ykos observations are being stu died The department of state is onsulting with the representa ives of other countries having armed forces in Korea under the unified command At the time of the departments announcement Assistant Secre ary of State John D Hickerson was engaged in a series of confer jnces with diplomats represent ing many of the countries fighting n Korea Press Officer Lincoln White old reporters the department ould not speculate on what night be the end result of con iultations Officials indicated however that the department is reserving udgment on prospects for a cease ire and is steering clear of either Nation or dejection as a result of he new development White was asked whether Gen Matthew Ridgway the U Sand UN commander in Korea has leen ordered to do anything yet S a result of ceasefire prelim nary talks No Information White replied he doubted seri sly the department would want o disclose any instructions which might have been sent He said he id not know of any new instruc ions to Ambassador Kirk Asked whether the state de triment was surprised by Gromykos claim that Moscow did ot know the views of the com nunist China regime White said you can draw your own condu lons Kirks report of his meeting vith Gromyko was passed on to le representatives of the UN al es Wednesday night and Thurs ay They are due to have an ther of their semiweekly re iews of Korean developments riday The official statement released Thursday reported Gromyko as giving equal weight to the North Korean command and the mili tary representatives of Chinese communists in any future cease fire negotiations At least some responsible offi cials of the state department had initially read the Kirk report on Gromykos comments as making a distinction between the North Koreans and the Chinese military leaders so that the Chinese would have in effect only an advisory jstatus The significance of Gromykos whole treatment of the Chinese question whatever he meant about I their formal participation in nego tiations appears to lie in the main tenance of the theory that the Chi nese hordes in Korea actually are only volunteers and that a cease fire can be negotiated by them or in their behalf without technically involving the Chinese communist regime evidently a device to save face for the Chinese red gov ernment assuming that the soviet cease fire suggestion is wholly serious and not primarily propa ganda
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