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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper CdHfd kr KM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI MIWSfArift TNAT M A K IS ALL NORTH IOWANS NCIGNIORS HOME EDITION VOL LVn AnocUMd United Full LUM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 1951 Thli Paper Corulsu of Two One No Charles City Girl Listed on Plane United Airliner Seen in Peaks BULLETIN Cheyene Wyo UR The elvil aeronautics administration received a radio report at p m CST Saturday that the wreckace of a missing United Air Lines DC6 with 50 persons aboard had been sighted in the mountains 45 miles west of Fort Collins Colo Denver planes and ground crews combed northern Colorado and southern Wyoming Saturday for a United Air Lines Mainliner missing with 50 persons aboard At least 3 lowans and a former resident of the state were listed as passengers They are Miss Elizabeth Ivie 25 daugh etr of Mr and Mrs H S Ivie Iowa City Miss Lillian Frudden 29 daughter of Mr and Mrs W E Frudden Charles City Mrs Mary Green Cherokee and John L Det lefs 45 formerly of Cedar Rapids To Meet Daughter Frudden said he was to meet his daughter at Minneapolis on a connecting Western Airlines flight Mr Frudden operates the George P Smith Co mill works at Charles City Miss Frudden has a brother Dan ThesDC6 last heard from at a m CST was one of the first UAL planes to go back in service since pilots of the line called off their strike Friday The search was concentrated for time 5 miles east of Loveland Colo and later turned north to Wellington 75 miles north of Den ver after farmers told of hearing a plane in distress However UAL and peace officers in the search emphasized the reports could not be con firmed Airlines officials at Denver clung to the hope the big craft might have made a safe landing in an area far from communica tions even though the hours dragged on with no word Heard Crash The first report came from Farmer John Uhrich near Love land who reported to the state highway patrol he heard what sounded to be a plane crash Search craft circled over the farm and vicinity until one news paperman said it looks like air force day up here but there was no sign of the missing transport Later William Coy a farmer near Wellington reported hearing the noise of a plane apparently in trouble over his place about 4 a rn C S T Wellington is only about 30 miles south of Cheyenne Wyo Avhere the plane reported it was overhead in the last message from it Searchers headed for the Well ington area which is in flat farm ing and grazing country Thick Clouds Maj Louis of the civil air patrol at Cheyenne made a flight of nearly 3 hours from Cheyenne to Woods Landing 30 miles west of Laramie Wyo and south to Fort Collins Colo with out seeing a trace of the plane Fifteen Wyoming planes joined others from Colorado in the search Nollkamper said thick clouds covered higher mountain peaks near Woods Landing and if the plane got in there it could have run into trouble There are a number of peaks of elevations of 10000 to 11000 feet in that re gion Britain Holds Iran Responsible for Lives Basra Iraq high Iranian official said Saturday that British warships carrying tanks soldiers and mored cars had assembled at the head of the Persian gulf By SYDNEY M1KKIN London Saturday termed the actions of the Iranian government in the AngloIranian oil controversy stubborn and unwise The British warned Iran will be held responsible for the safety of British subjects there The latest British move in the struggle for control ol the vital oil resources came in the form of a note delivered the Iranian foreign minis try by the British ambassa CAROLYN BARKER Unharmed Kidnaper Trapped in Jersey Woods GRANT TO SUI New York ff The Damon Runyon Memorial fund has an nounced a grant of to the State University of Iowa for can cer research About The WEATHER Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Low Sat urday night 47 high Sunday 74 Iowa Partly cloudy and continued rather cool Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night 45 to 50 north near 50 in the south High Sunday 75 north 78 south Further Outlook Most ly fair Monday Partly cloudy and somewhat warmer with showers by Tuesday Minnesota Mostly cloudy and continued cool Sunday Few lo cal light showers north portion Saturday night Low Saturday night 45 north 4550 south High Sunday 68 north 72 south GlobeGazette wcrthor data u to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 72 Minimum 49 At 8 a m 63 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 53 BULLETIN Flemington N J lyn Barker 17 raped and kid naped by fugitive Warren Lee was found unharmed Sat urday and police chased her at tacker into a woods 8 miles from here State police said they hop ed to capture Irwin within a few hours The 27yearold fugitive is wanted by the FBI for murder and kidnaping Washington FBI in ensifled its search Saturday for kidnaper and the 17yearolc girl whom he assaulted while her aound sweetheart who had just given her an engagement ring tood by helplessly Government agents joined local solice in an allout hunt for War en Lee Irwin 27 wanted by the BI for kidnap and murder in Ohio and Michigan Irwin was identified by Lawr nce Gilbert 19 Brentwood Md s the man who attacked pretty Carolyn Baker of nearby River ale Md late Thursday night and hen disappeared with the victim Near Monument Gilbert told police that a dark omplexioned man pistol in hand pproached him and Miss Baker s they were sitting in his car ear the Washington monument Gilbert said he had just given his weetheart an engagement ring nd they were about to return to surprise birthday party and tiower for the attractive high school girl Gilbert said the man forced him to drive to a clump of woods in nearby Virginia There the youth said the gunman forced the girl to tie his hands and made him stand by and watch the attack After the attack Gilbert told police the gunman walked with the couple to a filling station where he bought them soft drinks The man and the girl then boarded a bus to Washington Gil bert said his car had broken down Gilbert managed to get back to Washington the next morning after sleeping a few hours in a filling station He said he waited to report the attack because the gunman had threatened to kill his sweetheart if he told police Identified A bus driver later identified Irwin as the man who got off a bus in downtown Washington with the missing girl shortly before midnight Thursday Police said Irwin also was identified by the filling station attendant An FBI spokesman said Irwin was wanted in connection with the kidnapping of Doris Myers Toledo Ohio after allegedly forc ing her at gunpoint to drive him to Iowa where she escaped The FBI said Irwin also was wanted for the murder of a mother of 3 children whose body was found near her home at Oxford Mich early this month The FBI said Irwin was not on its list of 10 most wanted crim inals but described him as ex tremely dangerous Hoover Granddaughter Is Honeymooning San Marino Cal Honey mooning Saturday are Joan Ledlie Hoover 21 granddaughter of for mer President Herbert Hoover 3nd Winiam vowles 25 They were married Friday in a quiet service at St Edmunds Protestant Episcopal church Her parents are Mr and Mrs Herbert Hoover Jr He is the son of Mr and Mrs William F Vowles of Los Gatos Cal dor in Tehran Sir Francis Shep herd The note was made public si multaneously in London and Teh ran The note was largely an at tempt to place on the record once again Britains position in the dis pute but it contained severa warnings that Iranian actions might lead to gravest conse quences Interference Claimed It accused Iran of serious in terference in the normal work ings of the AngloIranian Oil company and declared that until the international court of justice gives a decision on the dispute Britain considers the crude oil and refined products in Iran the property of AIOC The court began hearings on the British complaint Saturday The British note expressed re gret that Iran had not replied to offers by the British govern ment and the oil company to neg otiate the dispute Then it launched into a series of accusations which it said con stituted serious interference These included forcible occupa tion of the company offices in Tehran forcible restraint of the companys manager at Kerman shah and interference of all kinds in Khuzistan The note also charged that the Iranian oil delegation had made inflammatory and provocative speeches in the oil areas and thai he Iranian press and radio had carried on a campaign of misrep resentation against the company Death for Sabotage The British note also commented that Eric Drake general manager of the company had been charged vith sabotage by the Iranian dele gation sent to take over the oil op erations and noted that a bill in troduced in the Iranian parliamenl provided penalties up to death for sabotage Action on the bill has been sus jended after a plea by American Ambassador Henry Grady to Iran an Premier Mossadegh Drake who arrived in London Saturday from Basra Iraq said was cautiously optimistic He said he expected to fly back to Basra Britain the note added finds t difficult to believe that the Persian government even at this ate hour will not recognize the unwisdom of their intransigeance It closed with a reminder that under international law Iran was for the safety of 3ritons in Iran and warned Should they fail in this respect hey alone will be responsible for he consequences Rap lowan in Murder of Roommate Davenport charge of murder Saturday was against Ray C Greenlee Jr 20 in connec ion with the fatal shooting of his railer roommate Robert LeRoy Smith also 20 Friday morning The shooting occurred in a trail er court east of Bettendorf Police Magistrate John J Mc Swiggin ordered Greenlee held vithout bond pending a prelimi nary hearing next Friday morn ng Meanwhile Scott County Sher ff C H Wildman said that Greenlee maintains that the shoot ng was accidental claiming that he German Luger pistol dis harged twice while he was at empting to take it away from mith He said Smith had asked o examine the weapon and then efused to return it Assistant Scott County Attor ney Charles Rehling announced hat Greenlee may be given an by a psychiatrist text week before the preliminary tearing Girl Killed 5 Others njured in Collision Victor Foster 18 f Victor was killed and 5 other persons injured in a twocar cadon collision at p m riday onehalf mile east of Brooklyn Injured are Eugene Smith of Victor driver of the car in which Vliss Foster was riding Genevieve VIcGarry and Darrin Bieterich oth of Victor Robert Davis of and Marion Gibson was the driver of the ither car A hitchhiker who was iding with him was injured The ther persons all were passengers n the Smith car AP Wlrcphoto NEW TROUBLE IN EAST AS ARMISTICE AWAITED Map gives Saturdays picture in the far east where word on General Ridgways armistice offer is awaited from the reds and where new trouble has started in Thailand Peiping Chinese red capital and the North Korean reds were still silent Saturday morning on the proposal to ne gotiate an armistice on a hospital ship in Wonsan harbor In Thailand the army was fighting in the streets of Bang kok against an apparent attempt of the navy and marine forces to set up a rebel government jf Thailand Army Navy in Revolt Communist Issue Is Not Involved Bangkok Thailand Thai ands army air force and police battled the nations revolting navy with bombs and tanks Saturday in an attempt to free kidnaped Premier Phibun Songgram The navy rebels led ironically by an army general returned from exile accused the Phibun regime of corruption and excessive use of powers The communist issue was not involved Seven air force planes bombed the rebel headquarters at the royal lavy docks 15 miles north of Bangkok after truce talks broke down Saturday morning A large lumber of casualties were re ported The air force radio reported a lavy gunboat was shelling Don Muang airport where the bombing planes are based Another pro jovernment radio station said Koreans Demand Yank Pullout for Jap Treaty London Korea Sat urday demanded the withdrawal of U S occupation troops from Japan as a requirement for a Jap anese peace treaty The demand was made in a for mal note handed to soviet of ficials in Moscow and transmittec by the Russian news agency Tass It also insisted that red China be represented in formulation o the Japanese peace treaty and ex pressed the hope that North Ko rea would have a voice in it The note was dated June 23 the same day that Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Jacob A Malik revealed the soviet proposal for a ceasefire in Korea But the North Korean note made no mention of truce negotiations naval guns were firing all along he river leading to the docks Tanks mortars and machine guns went into action against a lavy signal station in Bangkok half a mile from the U S embassy Navy forces returned fire both at the docks and the signal sta tion Firing was also heard in other parts of the city The captive premier appealed or a ceasefire in a broadcast over he navys main radio station The navy joined with a group lalling itself the liberation party set up a rival government Lt Gen uang Kach Songgram was named as its head Phibun was seized Friday at a ceremony in which U S officials presented a dredge to Thailand Child Drowns in Stock Tank Bancroft Garry Michael Mar ow 16 months old son of Mr and Mrs Dillis Marlow drowned in Chicago Man Charged With Murder at Lyle Second Worker Is Wounded Lyle Minn A member of a railroad steel laying crew was shot and killed another was shot and injured and a 3rd was taken to the Mower county jail at Aus tin following a shooting affray near the railroad in the city lim its here at p m Friday Pete Alegria 35 Chicago was charged Saturday with killing an Illinois railroad worker and wounding another because he wanted to get even Sheriff Albert Reinartz said Alegria quit his laborers job with the Milwaukee railroad Friday with the promise to come back and get even Then he bought a Stevens 22 caliber rifle returned to the tracks and started shooting Rein artz said Illinois Man The dead is Lloyd Collins 50 of Champaign 111 who was shot in the back of the neck by a rifle He died instantly Injured is Bacilio Espinosa 62 stock tank at the farm home ast of Bancroft at p m iYiday of Chicago who was shot in the The drowning occurred and has been hospitalized at he parents were in the barn Austin in serious condition milking with a milking machine The child had been out of their sight only a few minutes The child was taken to the of ice of a physician at Bancroft but was dead upon arrival The body was taken to the Garry funeral home where uneral arrangements were in complete Besides the parents the survi ors include 3 brothers adora rinnell Gibson Western Union Raises Wages Washington Union Telegraph with a threatened nationwide strike Mon Saturday a vol untary wage agreement with an independent union covering 6000 employes in the New York metro politan area The settlement does not directly affect the situation in other parts of the country however Fellow workmen said that Ale gria did not work Friday There were reports that the 3 men had been in an argument the night be fore and that Alegria went to the railroad tracks near where the cars of the men were parked at p m and the argument was resumed with the shooting fol lowing Running Loose Reinartz and a deputy received a report that a madman was run ning loose with a rifle Reinartz drove to the scene and met Ale gria coming down the tracks wav ing the rifle I told him to drop it and pulled my gun when he hesitated Rein artz said And then he just sur rendered Reinartz said the motive for the shootings wasnt determined but that Alegria was an arguing kind of guy He said Alcgria would be charged with first degree mur der Saturday Friday was pay day for t h c construction crew which has been laying steel on the railroad be tween Mason City and Austin There are about Hfl men in the crew All Command Radios Beam Truce Message to Reds No Answer U S UN Agree to 7 Point Plan By JAMES E ROlER Washington UR United States and its United Nations al lies have agreed to a 7poiiv armistice plan to present if the communists agree to talk over E Korean ceasefire it was learned Saturday The 16 UN allies with troops ir Korea it was learned authorized the United States to give Gen Matthew B Ridgway the follow ing peace terms to present to the communists 3 Enforcement of a ceasefire throughout Korea under condi tions guaranteeing the security of both commands Buffer Zone 2 Establishment of a 20mile deep buffer zone more or less on the present battle line from just south of the 38th parallel on the west to a piont 15 miles north of the parallel on the east 3 Both sides to stay in theii demilitarized zones and go no closer than 3 miles off short of the others territory 4 Both sides to stop shipments of war material troops or troop replacement to Korea including volunteers 5 Establishment of an interna tional specifical ly under UN unre stricted access to all of Korea to supervise the truce Aerial recon naissance might be included Prisoner Exchange 6 Exchange of prisoners of war 7 Provision for s ec u r i t y of troops and handling of refugees and other problems facing Korea A longterm political settlomenl would have to be worked out months or years the UN was making il as easy as possible for the com munists to settle on an immediate ceasefire in the area of the 38th parallel The United States on behalf of the UN offered to talk armistice terms with either the Chinese communists or North Koreans or both The United States also em phasized that the talks would nol involve political matters but would aim only at an end of fight ing with adequate guarantees for the maintenance of such armis Mrs Sues for Life Insurance Houston Tex UR Sydney Rutledge widow of Dr Robert C Rutledge who killed himself rather than serve a 70yearsen ence for murdering his wifes se ducer has sued the federal gov ernment for her husbands ife insurance In her petition on file in fed eral district court Mrs Rutledge said she is the person intended to receive the proceeds of her late lusbands national service life in surance policy instead of his first wife Her attorney Robert Cole Jr said the blond Sydney for whose ove two men died was refused Dayment of the policy by the vet erans administration because she was not listed as the beneficiary Cole said that Mrs Eula Ruth Sutlcdgc the young doctors first wife is still carried on govern ment rolls as his beneficiary We havent been able to con act the first Mrs Rutledge who s also known as Judy S Rut edge and wed like to have any nformation we can get as to her whereabouts he said Were certain that the present VIrs Rutledge was intended as the doctors beneficiary and feel sure hat Dr Rutledge made the change on government records some place The first Mrs Rutledge was last reported a few years ago as a showgirl in New York Pope Excommunicates Hungarian Officials Vatican City Pius Saturday excommunicated n 11 Hungarian authorities connected with the arrest and sentencing to prison of Archbishop Josef Groesz CELEBRATES 99TII Waukon Mrs Patrick Mealy of Waukon Allamakec countys oldest resident will cele brate her 90th birthday Sunday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tokyo United Nations invited the communists to talk about a koreari armistice Saturday but red reactions were not encouraging There was no word of a reply from the communist mili tary commander early Sunday more than 16 hours after Gen Matthew B Ridgway suggested peace talks Official Chinese and Korean red radios in Peiping and Pyongyang made their final broadcast Saturday night without even mentioning Ridg ways proposal India Pessimistic The government of India which in the past has tried to mediate the war did not share the opti mism expressed in UN quarters It did not say why The Moscow press published without comment General Ridg ways invitation to ceasefire talks aboard the Danish hospital ship Jutlandia Communist press and radio con ing circles The Peiping radio urged intensified war efforts Py ongyang radio published anoth er war communique Moscow radio quoted a North Korean demand that U S troops be barred from Japan after a Japanese peace treaty Moscow newspapers accused American ruling circles of try ing to whip up new antisoviet hysteria and accused UN Secre tary General Trygve Lie of in cendiary noisemaking Lie expressed earnest hope of a prompt and affirmative response from the communists to Eidg ways offer All available radio facilities in Japan and South Korea continued broadcasting commanders commanderinchief of commu nist forces in Korea It suggested a conference aboard the Danish hospital ship Jutlandia in the harbor of Wonsan shell shattered communist port on Ko reas east coast The Jutlandia transferred her patients to the American hospital ship Haven scrubbed out potential conferences rooms and awaited word to sail from the South Ko rean port of Pusan We would go at a moments notice said Commodore Kai Hammerick In Tokyo a high UN officer cautioned Folks ought to calm down a little Its my guess that not a thing big will happen for hours at least the supreme UN invitation to the Skeptical Troops along the relatively quiet battlefront were hopeful but skeptical Biggest battle action was an other demonstration of allied ar tillery might under the glare of 8000000 lights candlepower scarch Forest City Soldier Comments on Truce From Front Lines Eastern Front Korea United Nations infantrymen at the front in Korea arc hard to convince about a possible peace Red mortars make U difficult Since Russian UN Delegate Jacob Malik first madehis 38th parallel ceasefire proposal al lied soldiers have been skep tical They have been disap pointed by peace talk before Most of the men are hopeful about General Matthew B Ridgways radio message Satur day setting out the possibility of a meeting communist field commanders Allied staff officers usually pessimistic think Ihls is it When Malik and the Russians put it in black and white I was convinced said one But you Just dont know until a thing is signed The combat men are skeptical ly hopeful of a meetingbetween field commanders Pfc Everett Leach Jr of Forest City Iowa a tanker returning to liis outfit said I believe they could bring about this ceasefire settlement quicker if they got together But there is always a maybe been instructed to communicate to you the following I am informed that you may wish a meeting to discuss an arm istice providing for the cessation of hostilities and all acts of armed force in Korea with adequate guarantees for the maintenance of such armistice Upon receipt of word from you that such a meeting is desired I shall be prepared to name my rep resentative I would also at that lime sug gest a date at which he could meet your representative I pro pose that such a meeting could ake place aboard a Danish hos pital ship in Wonsan harbor Wonsan is on the northeast coast about80 miles north of parallel 38 An allied force land 2d there last fall in the drive to he Yalu river boundary of Man churia Red Chinas entry into the bloody conflict forced abandon ment of the port United Nations varships began shelling it when the reds reentered and kept up he bombardment 134 days through Friday It was the longest bombard ment in U S naval history An armistice would bring to a lalt a bloody war that began slightly more than a year ago Casualties Communist casualties since the June 25 1950 invasion of South Korea through last June 20 were estimated at 1185465 of those 360300 were killed or wounded in battle 163061 were taken prisoner and 162103 were non combat casualties United States casualties through June 22 were reported at 76749 12670 dead and 10680 missing At U S 8th army headquarters news of Ridgways message was iheered by soldiers outside the office of Lt Gen James A Van Fleet UN field commander But at the front AP Corres The blazing lights caught about 800 Chinese preparing to attack northeast of Kumhwa on the cen tral front UN batteries cut the to pieces The war went on as usual for the navy and air force UN planes made 200 sorties Saturday morn ing through overcast skies They lit again at 15 air fields around he red capital of Pyongyang The lields have been bombed in 700 strikes within the last week Warships rounded out their first year of action on the Korean coasts Friday night In 12 months they have fired 2500000 rounds Favorite target has been Wonsan suggested truce port Send War News In its first broadcast after Gen eral Ridgway offered to talk about a ceasefire the communist Pyong yang radio made no mention of t Instead the radio broadcast the usual war communique That was at 8 p m 4 a mJpondent George McArthur re C S T just 12 hours after theported the typical foxhole view allied supreme commander ex endcd his invitation on instruc ions from Washington Meanwhile the South Korean cabinet met and laid down 5 minimum requirements1 under which it would accept a cease fire They included withdrawal of Chi icse troops disarming North Ko reans and no outside aid of any to North Korea Ridgways message laid down no conditions of any kind Nor did t mention by name either the Chinese field commander Gen Tehhuai or the North Ko ean commander Premier Kim 1 Sung General office in is 1 wont believe it until Im on a boat for home McArthur added wryly Red mortars make it difficult for a man to get the big picture Oatis Trial to Begin Soon Frankfurt Germany U S high commission said Satur the Tnc i that the trial of Associated Press N Oati3 Monday irday night he gave a reception1 ttcnded by news executives The message warmly received y UN delegates at United Na ions N Y made no mention to ast weeks ceasefire proposal by acob Malik soviet deputy foreign Tiinistcr A Challenge Ridgways bid was regarded as a dramatic challenge to the com munists for a showdown on peace His message stated As commanderinchicf of the United Nations command I have1 SAME Black flat means traffic doth in lait 24 hours   

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