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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Cops1 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 6 1951 This Paper Consists ol Two One LUTHER YOtJNGDAHL By UNITED PRESS The swollen Missouri river rolled across 55000 acres of rich farmland Friday whiledrought and forest fires plagued the southwest The big Mo almost 12 feet above flood stage swept over lowlands around St Charles Mo after pounding through the last barrier a railroad embankment Friday The flood waters spilled into the Mississippi which rose Front street in St Louis and forced evacuation of 35 families About 80 families were moved out of the St Charles area includ ing George Ansler who had re fused to budge earlier even though his home was only a stones throw from the doomed railroad embankment More rain pounded down on eastern and central Kansas and western Missouri adding to the flood danger More than 1500 miles of rivers and streams were out of their banks in northeast Oklahoma and a flood warning was issued at Sioux City Iowa Emergency Gov Edward J Arn proclaimed an emergency in Kansas even though major rivers in the slate were falling He said the state would seek federal aid to help re pair 5750000 damages to the state highway system Kansas farm officials said the floods have worked havoc to the states crops Only 10 per cent of the Kansas wheat crop had been harvested by Friday when half the harvesting would normally be completed But in the southwest Indians prayed for rain and helped battle a raging forest fire in the Gila National park The fire broke into a lush stand of Ponderosa pine near Silver City N Mex after already charring 15000 acres of timber Apache Indians were among the 700 men fighting the blaze Park Supervisor Edwin Tucker said the flames were spreading to big timber in McKenna canyon but hoped to have the fire under control by Saturday More men were rushed to fight a small fire touched off by light ning in the Santa Fe national for est 25 miles to the northeast Pray for Rain Arizona Indians prayed for rain in their annual southwest pow wow and the weather bureau indi cated their pleas may have been some Neutral Zone Cleared for Sunday Peace Negotiations at Red City Youngdahl Nomination a Surprise Humphrey Avoids Vital Question By EDWIN B HAAKINSON Washington Tru man apparently sprang a surprise on democrats and republicans alike in selecting republican Gov ernor Luther Youngdahl of Min nesota for a federal district judgeship here The appointment was announced Thursday after Youngdahl a G O P leader in the midwest emerged from Mr Trumans office with Democratic Senator Humph rey of Minnesota Senator Wiley rank ing G O P member of the senatecaLeu U1C11 plctti moj ilov judiciary committee who frej answered by forecasting quently had criticized democratic showers in the Flagstaff area It presidents for nominating so few republicans as federal judges told a reporter later that he had ho GENERAL IN A HURRY AP Wirephoto Grimfaced General Mat thew B Ridgway supreme allied commander jumps the steps as he leaves his headquarters in the Dai Ichi build ing in Tokyo after proposing a meeting with communist leaders Friday both sides arranged for the safety of each others emissaries to a preliminary meeting Sunday at Kaesong south of the 38th parallel An unidentified aide accompanies the general Says Dewey May Join in Peace Talks By GENE SYMONDS Tokyo E Dewey the first rain state since midMay The bitter drought spread to the ranges of northern Mexico where officials said cattle deaths were becoming serious Battered Iowa which was swept by floods earlier this year braced for new overflows as the Floyd river swelled to 20 feet at James Residents of nearby Springaale suburb of Sioux City were alerted to evacuate at a moments notice comment at this time Chairman McCarran DNev of the senate judiciary committee which must pass upon the nom ination before the senate considers confirmation said It will be handled in the regular way Quick Action The white house confirmed the appointment some 45 minutes after Humphrey and Youngdahl told re porters it had been made The actual nomination papers were not sent to the senate until Friday Youngdahl and Humphrey held a joint press conference in Humph reys office late Thursday Report ers questions brought these re sponses 1 President Truman originated the idea of Youngdahls appoint ment to the federal bench and then asked Humphrey to invite the republican governor here for a conference 2 Youngdahl said he had not authorized published reports that he might seek a 4th twoyear term as governor next year and then op pose Humphreys reelection to the senate in 1954 3 Humphrey brushed off a question as to the possibility that he might run for governor of Minnesota next year with WhoJMason City Parilv cloudy Friday ttnl4 of New York and titular head of the republican partywill fly to Korea Sunday and there was speculation that he might take part in Korean peace talks quarters believed his visit to thefor 90 days or until the angel embattled peninsula at this time j of leftwing causes purges himself was more than a coincidence jof contempt by revealing the Speculation grew that he might Company Reports Over in Tornado Claims Garner The E C Elling in surance agency reported this week that it has received over S100000 in wind and tornado loss claims as a result of the recent tornado which swept over Duncan and Crystal Lake be asked to become one of the UN negotiators at an eventual confer ence to arrange a peaceful politi cal settlement in Korea but offi cial sources sought to discourage such talk All About The WEATHER planted that one 4 Youngdahl said he had not consulted state or national repub lican party colleagues including Senator Thye whom he succeeded as governor or Lt Gov C Elmer Anderson slated to succeed Youngdahl Thyes office aides telephoned to Minnesota to tell him the news He authorized this comment Governor Youngdahl is quali fied for any judicial appointment that is offered to him Youngdahl said he had resigned from the Minnesota supreme court to run for governor and now wanted to step back to the bench from the active political field He headed the Minnesota delega tion to the last republican presi dential nominating convention He said he was making the de cision and announcement of his new appointment now to give re publicans time to make their plans for his successor If Youngdahls nomination is confirmed by the senate he will fill the District of Columbia judgeship made vacant by the recent death of Judge T Alan Goldsborough a former Mary land representative in congress A federal district judge is ap pointed for life and the salary is a year As governor Youngdahls salary recently was increased from to a year Youngdnhl said he would not rc as governor until confirmed fir the judgeship and even then not before Sept 1 night Low Friday night 58 Sat urday partly cloudy with high 74 Iowa Mostly cloudy Friday night with a few showers west and extreme south Saturday partly cloudy with light showers west in forenoon Warmer west Sat urday afternoon Low Friday nisht 56 to 62 High Saturday 78 to 85 Southerly winds 1020 M P H Saturday Further out look Partly cloudy with scat tered showers west and central Saturday night and Sunday forenoon Clearing Sunday aft ernoon Iowa 5day Weather Temperatures will average nor mal to 3 degrees above normal during the next 5 days Normal high 86 normal low 63 Rain fall will average about onei fourth inch occurring as scat tered showers Friday night and Saturday and again about Tues day Minnesota Mostly cloudy Friday night with showers west and ex Field Jailed for Refusal to Name Reds identities Needed to Trace Fugitives New York left ist Frederick Vanderbilt Field was jailed Friday for contempt oi Dewey came here as a in refusing to tell who citizen albeit with President for 4 fugitive mans blessings Korea was not on his original itinerary and some communist leaders The federal court sentence was Deputy United States marshals led Field from the courtroom to a detention cell Federal Judge Sylvester J Ryan rejected a defense plea to continue the secretary of the civil rights congress bail fund on parole until his appeal is heard Friday after noon in New Haven Conn Order Allied Air Attacks Halted By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo commanders Saturday gave final approval to arrangements for preliminary ceasefire talks hours before their emissaries were scheduled to leave for Kaesong In a midnight message the top red generals acknowl edged the United Nations guarantee of safe conduct for heir emissaries The allies already were putting the pledge into effect when the red Pyongyang radio broadcast the 8th message in the series of radio negotiations UN war planes were ordered to keep away from the high way down which communist negotiators will travel Satur day for ceasefire preliminary talks in Kaesong Lt Gen 0 P Weyland far east air forces comman der issued the order a few hours after opposing comman ders completed arrangements by radio for a Sunday meet guaranteed safe conduct to the emissaries The communist delegation leaves Pyongyang the red Ko rean capital at 5 a m Saturday 1 p m CST The communist convoy will fly white flags as it travels down the bombpocked PyongyangSariwonNamchongjom highway to Kaesong 3 miles south of parallel 38 General Weyland ordered his war planes to make no at tacks along the route after 4 a m Saturday noon C S T Safety Pledged The order carried out the pledge of safe conduct made earlier in the day by Gen Matthew B Ridgway UN com mander And it banned allied bombers from one of their favorite targets The way is a main red supply ar tery to the western front Bombers and fighters also were ordered to make no attacks with in a 5mile radius of Kaesong once the red delegation reaches it This carried out another pledge Ridg made when he completed final arrangements for a meet ing of 3 UN officers with 3 red emissaries in the nomansland city The two delegations meet Sun day to arrange for a ceasefire session scheduled to start in Kae song Tuesday The shooting will continue un til an agreement is reached at the second meeting and approved Peace Raad Air scouts spotted half a dozen people in Kaesong Friday but couldnt tell whether they were reds allies or civilians A UN pa trol headed for the city for the 3rd successive day while engineers swept mines from the peace road the UN delegation will trav el if it goes by jeep Fourtyfour TIN planes blasted a red stronghold on the western front 20 miles northeast of Kae song It was one of 3 mass air strikes Friday The others were by American jets on two red air fields One is 40 miles north of Pyongyang and the other 40 miles Ryan adjudged Field in consoutheast of the red Korean cap tempt Thursday for his repeated I ltal refusals to tell who contributed Without firing a being refusals to tell who contributed to the bail fund The 4 missing leaders who jumped bail earlier this week are the object of a nationwide FBI hunt in which the public has been asked to join Northern Gas Co Hearing July 11 Washington Hearing on the proposed rate in crease rf Northern Natural Gasjdropped a few small bombs near shot an armored UN Boy Charged With Shooting Neighbors Dog A 15 year old boy appeared be ore juvenile authorities Friday Decause he shot and wounded a neighbors dog Tuesday The boy was charged with cruelty to an animal and Judge 3 R Dunn continued the case for 30 days The dog Tippy a 10 year old brown black and white rat ter rier is owned by the Albert Thie lens 2324 25th S W Mr Thielen said Friday that the dogs condi tion was good It suffered wounds in the back and or Omaha will reconvenealjied portions on the western trip to Kaesong by helicopter or jeep depending on the weather Gen Kim n Sung of North Ko rea and Gen Peng Tehhuai of Chinese forces suggested the allies travel by jeep regardless of weath er for their more certain safetj and to cut down the possibility of misunderstanding Gen Ridgway promptly replied My delegates will proceed by helicopter or jeep as dictated by the weather The communist suggestion they travel by road may have been an admission of their poor communi cations Red prisoners takenii recent days on some sectors hac not heard about the armistice talks Red radios have said poor communication was the reason Generals Kim and Peng didn agree to earlier meetings as Ridg way had suggested The red generals message Fri day said we undertake to assure safe conduct of the UN dele gation Flat Assurance In contrast Ridgway flatly as sured the communist commanders their convoy will be immune from attack by my forces Ridgway also guaranteed tha the area within 5 miles of Kae song would be respected as a neu tral zone from the moment the communist representatives arrive Each delegation will consist o officers two interpreters and rumbled up the western side attached rjersonnel such fH A ire Ti ri QTiH I the iron triangle to its tip and entered Pyonggang 95 miles southeast of Pyongyang But another tankled patrol was stopped by heavy fire on the east side of the triangle 6 miles from Pyonggang East of the triangle reds hurled 3 small counterattacks at UN lines and engaged in periodic artillery exchanges LHtle Action A single communist plane ush It front paw here July 11 the power commis Thielen explained that the dog skm said Thursday really belongs to his 21 year old son Albert Jr who recently was nducted into the army and is sta ioned at Ft Leonard Wood Mo He had cared for the dog since it was a puppy The hearings were adjourned June 30 to reconvene July 23 but front about 30 miles from Kae song No significant action devel oped on the ground the U S 8th in advancing the hearing date the army reported in its Friday morn commission said grounds for the ing communique and the front adjournment are not sufficient tojremained relatively quiet warrant the time requested I Allied emissaries wil make the Hammer for Help in Vain Mississippi Tugboat Swerves Into Path of Tanker Overturns 6 Men Trapped New Orleans UPJ Rescue workers told Friday how crew members trapped in a sinking tug boat screamed and hammered for help until the Mississippi river closed over the vessel and silenced their frantic cries Six men presumably sank with the tug Dan Quinn although only as drivers The communist emissaries in clude one colonel Reliable reports said Ridgway would be represent ed by 3 colonels a marine an airman and a South Korean Ridgways headquarters saic news coverage of the Kaesong meetings will be limited to of ficial communiques A daily com munique is to be issued in the early evening the early morning in the United States summariz ing the days developments Sup plemental communiques will be issued if necessary The front barge caught on the The 4 survivors were thrown bow of the tanker and was shoved j into the water when the tug did its downstream Pressure on the tow line coupled with the swift current apparently caused the tug to turn turtle and flip State Policemen C R Delaney and Merlin Fayard witnessed the accident from Huey Long bridge Fort Dodge Signs Airport Contracts Fort Dodjre f The city of Fort Dodge has signed contracts for the grading and drainage of the new municipal airport and construction will begin within the jnext few weks Mayor Hugh D McMahon said Friday Green and Groesbeck of Des Moines received the airport grad ing contract on a bid of 5130892 and the drainage contract was awarded to the Quealy Wrecking and Excavating comoanv of Fori turtle dive Three climbed backioodge on a bid of upon the overturned hull andj A hearing on a protest against were picked up The 4th swam to shore the issuance of an additional SI90 000 of airport bonds will be I was knocked back hard onhel here July IT by the state ap the deck said the cook Mrs Car rie Edwards 40 of Greenville next thins I felt the I thought I had but I was board Low Friday nicht 5662 High Saturday 7684 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Year ago Maximum Minimum 71 54 G3 73 47 tug Friday Four persons includ ing a woman cook escaped Disaster befell the Dan Quinn Thursday before any of the sur vivors knew what was happening It was chugging up Ihe river push ing one barge and pulling another when it suddenly swerved into the path of the tanker S S Morris Hess Investigators had not heard the reason for this maneuver side j caught underneath the tug All I We heard them knocking hoiknew was that l was drowning lering Khd screaming Delaney l can l swim a llck screaming said Rescuers managed to cut an es cape hatch in the steel bottom of the Dan Quinn but water quickly flooded the hull and it began sinking in 30 feet of water fore ing them to scramble off and sever the lines to the boat i Deckhand Herman A Joyner Jr 20 of Memphis Tenn said he pulled Mrs Edwards and Second Mate Samuel Glassock 26 of Blythcville Ark upon the hull Pilot Calvin Hightower 24 Mem phis made it to safety on his own All suffered minor injuries i SAME 261 BIack flafi me8X uamc aeatll hours JTAtUTf AP Wirephoto KOREAN TRUCE LOCALE Circled area encompasses Kaesong and the 5mile surrounding sector which will tie considered neutral territory during the preliminary Ko rean armistice discussions Communist representatives are enroute Friday for Kaesong along the road solid ar row from Pyongyang Allied emissaries are scheduled to start from Seoul Sunday either by road solid arrow or helicopter air route broken arrow depending on the weather The front remained relatively quiet Friday USDA Has No Interest in Potato Control Plan Growers Ask Fair Vote Washington spokesman said Friday the agriculture de partment has no special interest in continuing a federal potato mar keting control program for a northcentral producing area This comment was offered in connection with requests by a group of growers who oppose the program that they be assured of fair conduct of a referendum next week on whether it should continue The potato program is designed to help stabilize grower prices by regulating shipments of potatoes by grades and sizes Every potato grower in the marketing area who produced po tatoes for market during the 1950 crop year is eligible to vote A ballot and voting instructions have been sent each grower in the area the department said Any grower not receiving one may obtain a ballot at his county production and marketing admin istration office The marketing area includes Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota North Dakota and the Iowa coun ties of Clay Emmet Palo Pocahontas Kossuth Winnebago Hancock Wright Hamilton Worth Cerro Gordo and Mitchell The potato program is admin istered by a committee of growers and shippers The department said it decided to hold the referendum because A group of North lowaand southern Minnesota vegetable growers Friday urged Agriculture Secretary Charles F Brannan to take steps to prevent any larities in a forthcoming endum on a federal potatomar keting agreement In a letter to the secretary the Iowa State Vegetable Growers as sociation and the Southern Min nesota Potato Growers associa tion suggested that Braanan set up a committee to supervise the fed erally run referendum Information now available they said indicates there were irregu larities in the conduct of asimi lar referendum last year It was on the basis of this referendum they said that Brannan issued an amended marketing order in Oc tober which affected all or part of 6 middlewestern states Set of Rules The letter to Brannan contained a set of rules which the growers said should govern the conduct of the committee has been unable to amended last year had rearh a rfprieinn ronrprninsr smv failed and riot contributed ma reach a decision concerning any future action under the program The ballots will be mailed to R EL Keller department field rep resentative at Chicago Keller will check ballots to determine their validity and will tabulate them Results will be announced by the the referendum begin Monday Balloting will and continue through next Friday On these dates potato growers are to de cide whether they want federal marketing order No 60 contin ued The referendum willbe con ducted by the production and marketing administration of the USDA The growers also wroteBran nan that potato marketing order terially to the price supports re ceived by the producers They also said i administration of t h e marketing order had resulted in additional bureaucratic expense to the government Rules Listed The rules which the July 18 officials said Eden Scheduled for department here probably about inVr T growers Jiiv 1R offiriaW suggested should govern the bal loting beginning next Monday in cluded the following 1 That votes are honestly and fairly counted C I I 2 That election officials not use jpeeCheS their official position to influ ence the result of the referen London JP Former Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden deputy leader of the British conservative party will make speeches in Den ver and Chicago this summer Eden has accepted invitations to speak at a world affairs insti dum and the voting of producers 3 That ballots do not reach un authorized persons 4 That producers whose bal lots are challengedhave the right to a hearing before their ballots are thrown out tute organized by Denver univeri The letter to Brannan was sity on Aug 6 and a meeting of signed by President Orville Thore the United Nations association of son Swea City and Vice Presl greater Chicago at a date not yet o announced He will visit Canada before go ng to the United States dent James R Kennedy Clear Lake of the Iowa State Veg etable Growers association and President Frank A Ward Hollan dale Minn and Vice President BANK CALL ISSUED William Blocker Clarks Grove mm TU Minn of the Southern Minnesota I The growers wrote Brannan that j their request for an honest clec MATTHEWS CONFIRMED j will rcc Washington fP The senate ommcnd that you disregard our Friday confirmed Francis P Matrequests they said A similar hews as U S ambassador to Irerequest was denied by one of your and officials in connection with the   

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