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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far flw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL Lvn Auoclatcd Jfrcu and United Peu Full Lcuc Wlrct Five OnU Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 7 1951 Coot Two SccUora Stctlon Pickets Get Rough at Hospitals Doctors Nurses Get Pushing Minneapolis Dis trict Judfe D E Labelle Saturday ifned an order restraining non professional hospital workers from continuing their strike and picketing at 10 Minneapolis hos pitals By WYMAN L THORSON Minneapolis UR Angry pickets some wielding wooden clubs strongarmed doctors nurs es and nonstriking workers at 10 hospitals hero Saturday Flying squads of police had to hold pickets back bodily to let the doctors nurses and other workers get into the hospitals While the trouble flared on the picket lines the hospitals went before State District Judge D E LaBelle for an injunction to end the strike by AFL service workers Carry Clubs Sister Helen Rita in charge of personnel at St Marys hospital said some pickets had wooden clubs She said one male striker hit a male nurse on the head with his club The male nurse was stunned but wasnt injured seri ously she said She said charges would be placed against the striker Others were roughed The pickets punctured tires on the au tomobiles of doctors at St Marys by pricking them with tacks Northwestern hospital said two nonunion nurses1 aides were thrown to the ground The hos pital said pickets were choking one of them when police stepped in At St Barnabas hospital pickets locked arms and bumped aside persons trying to enter A navy enlisted man passing by rushed the picket line with flailing arms police said He crashed the pickets aside permitting workers to enter Police said pickets asked them to make the sailor leave but police refused Police Busy Police were kept busy dashing from spot to spot Pickets roughed up several persons before police arrived but let them go when po lice arrived Fairview hospital said Mrs Lorraine Yager a nurses aide was on the picket line when her daughter 3J years old was brought in as an emergency patient The girl had caught her arm in a wringer The hospital accepted her as a patient and treated her Three hospitals made their pleas for an injunction to end the strike Friday The others ap peared Saturday The hospitals claim the strike violates state law forbidding work stoppages at charitable hospitals Field in Jail Bond Lacking New York Van derbilt Field wealthy angel who bailed many a communist still was confined to jail on a con tempt charge Saturday for lack of bond His attorneys were reported at tempting to obtain the money or securities but their task was com plicated because banks and safe deposit vaults were closed until Monday As of noon there had been no court move by his attorneys to re lease Field r All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night Low Saturday night 66 Partly cloudy with a brief light shower Sunday day 82 South to southwest winds 15 to 20 Iowa Partly cloudy in the north Saturday and Sunday Light scattered thunder showers north portion Saturday night north east portion Sunday Warmer northeast Low Saturday night 66 to 72 High Sunday 75 to GO northwest Westerly winds 15 to 20 on Sunday Further outlook Partly cloudy Monday and Tues day with probable showers Tuesday A little cooler Tuesday Minnesota Partly cloudy occa sional showers or thundershow ers Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy with scattered showers east portion Not much change in temperature Low Saturday night 5560 northwest to around 65 southeast High Sunday 7580 GlobeGazette weather data up to 3 a m Saturday Maximum 75 Minimum 67 At 8 a m 72 TEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 51 Warplanes Blast Chinese Convoys as Negotiators Wait BRIDGE CLIMBER a bridge painter climbs a catwalk left on the cable of the San FranciscoOakland bay bridge to rescue Joseph F Bautis ta 22 of Hololuluwho climbed to the top of one of the bridge towers about 500 feet above the water Po AP Wirephoto lice said Bautista was bent on suicide At the right Cal ifornia Highway Patrolmen Fred Lacey left and Sgt Russ McGill support Bautista as he faints after his rescue Bautista was taken to a phychiatric ward Toates is stand ing behind Bautista Others are unidentified South Seas Writer Hall Dies at 64 lowan Authored Mutiny on Bounty Honolulu Norman Hall 64 coauthor of Mutiny on the Bounty and other south seas stories died Thursday night of a heart attack at his home in Pa peete Tahiti With the late Charles Bernard Nordoif Hall wrote the trilogy based on the British ship Bounty on the Bounty Against the Sea and Pitcairns Island Halls daughter Nancy Hall Rutgers left Honolulu July 3 with her husband Nicholas G Rutgers and two children to spend the summer with Hall on Tahiti Not Informed The Rutgers family is aboard foe schooner Vega Relatives here vere undecided immediately whether to radio word of Halls death to the Vega The ship is due in Tahiti July 18 A son Conrad L Hall lives in Los Angeles Many books by Nordoff and Hall were made into motion pic tures One of Halls latest The Far was written in ast year during a visit of several months When he left to return to Tahiti he was at work on another book Hall was born in Colfax Iowa and was graduated from nearby rinnell college In 1914 he was on a walking our in England when World war broke out He enlisted in the British army served in France Once he vas the sole sur vivor of a gun crew he command ed Later he served in the Lafay ette EscadriUe and with Capt Ed die Rickenbacker in the old U S army air corps Loved Tahiti After the war he found civilian Life boring He went to the South Seas in 1920 and spent the rest of his life there A relative here said There were two loves in Halls family and Tahiti When ever he left Tahiti to visit friends and relatives in Hawaii andon ihe mainland he always wanted o hurry home He was always thinking about his children and grandchildren He was a devoted father His death will break Nancys heart AJriend said Hall wrote poems and sent them to his grandchil dren every year He was crazy about them John Driscoll of Honolulu a close friend of the family said he wired Hall Wednesday that the Rutgers had sailed on the Vega There was doubt here whether the message reached Hall before his death Driscoll said Hall didnt look or behave like a famous author There was nothing pretentious about him He was just a wonder ful father In Boston E A Weeks Jr edi or of the Atlantic Monthly said HalJ was writing his autobiogra phy at the time of his death Weeks disclosed that royalties or a scries of articles in the At anlic Monthly on Robert Frisbie writer friend of Halls who died on ihe South seas were going to Yisbies 4 children They now amount to QUICK ARREST DCS Moines boys aged 16 and 14 escaped from the Polk county juvenile home Friday eve ning but were arrested less than 30 minutes later Gas Storage Tank Fire Rages Out of Control at Newark Waterfront Newark N J terrific series of bottled gas stor age tank explosions Saturday rocked the Port Newark area and set off afire which roared completely out of control Fire Chief Charles J Burnett said he may have to call on the New York City fire department for assistance Every available piece of fire ratus in New Jerseys largest city was called to the scene near Newark airport Six persons were reported in jured Flames shooting like a tre mendous blow torchup to 2500 feet in the air sent off a hissing roaring sound which an eye wit ness said sounded like an express train Oranffe Flames The bright eyehurting orange flames from the exploding tanks shot into towering clouds of black Burnett describing the blaze as the largest in the citys history said the heat was so intense fire men were unable to get close to the flames A transcontinental Air Line pilot Capt Arthur Foster said the tanks were exploding one by one over a large area As the storage tanks exploded at about 20 minute intervals they sent up huge umbrellalike tow ers of flame Marshalltown Youths Bound to Grand Jury Marshalltown Two Mar shalltown youths arrested Friday after a Waterloo woman cab driver tossed a note from her cab asking for help were bound over to the grand jury Saturday on breaking and entering charges Placed under bond each and bound over to the grand jury were Stanley Eugene Myers and Landie LeRoy Carkhuff 21 both of Marshalltown They ap peared before Municipal Judge M C Farber They were arrested at a road block north of Iowa Falls Friday while enroute in a taxi from Wa terloo to Iowa Falls The woman driver of their cab dropped a note City fire and coastguard m a Parkersburg filling station wi for help andlater toldthe attendants the youths were forcing her to drive them The breaking and entering charges were filed in connection with the burglary of a Marshall town tavern early Friday morning in which S265 was taken Chief of Police Charles Pfeiffer said the boys told him they took an early train to Waterloo and were enroute from there to Iowa Fails to visit a Marshalltown girl Pfeiffer said the youths told him they lost about S150 of the money they had taken while gambling Northwood Soldier Wounded in Action Sidney L Holt brother of Victor D Holt who lives near here has been wounded in action with the army in Korea it has been learned Enlistments Extended One Year Washington UR Enlistments of servicemen due for discharge between Sunday and next July some 300000 to 400000 been extended for one year The order announced by Pres ident Truman Friday night does not apply to draftees who must serve for 24 months but technical ly includesenlisted reserves However enlisted reservists who served at least a year during World war II are eligible for in active duty after putting in 1 months following outbreak of the Korean war Reserve officers are linaffectec by the order Mr Truman issued the order under authority of the new drafi law which became effective less than three weeks ago Defense department officials gave no specific reason for the order except to point out that the law authorizes such action to maintain the level of the armed forces Recent draft calls have been slashed drastically The presidents announcement caught the pentagon by surprise One spokesman gave an educated estimate that 300000 to 400000 enlisted men would be affected More than 3000000 men now are in uniform The armed forces goal is 3500000 men tugs fought the blaze from the bay side Fire department officials said the ensuing fire was at the Warren Chemical works 150 Tanks Adjoining the chemical works are the Irvington Varnish works Sun Oil Co gasoline tanks and the Suburban Bottled Gas Co Some 150 tanks of various kinds of fuel were in the immediate area A fire department official said it might be necessary to explode nitroglycerine at the fire in an attempt to head off the spread of the flames to the Sun Oil Co tanks Tot Strangles in High Chair Calniar Leroy Lensing year old son of Mr and Mrs Gordian Lensing strangled to death in his high chair Saturday morning while hismother was in the barn washing the separator The child had been left in his high chair while Mrs Lensing went to ihe barn In some manner he fell and his neck became caught in the strap which supports the child inthe chair The unconscious child was taken to the hospital at Decorah but died before his arrival Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a m at St Aloysius Catholic church The parents and Loyal survive a brother Set Jap Treaty Signing for Frisco Washington IP A Japanese treaty signing conference has been scheduled tentatively to open Sept 4 at San Francisco Some 50 nations will be invited U S otficials said Friday the invitations are expected to be this country sponsored jointly and Great Britain Most of the countries which were and tech nically still arc at war with Japan arc expected to send repre sentatives Reds Pour Supplies to Front By WARREN P FRANKLIN Eighth Army Headquarters Korea UR U S warplanes struck for the second day Satur day against communist convoys xjuring men and supplies from Manchuria toward the Korean front in a big red buildup There was only light patrol sparring along the 100mile battle ine with preliminary ceasefire talks only a few hours away Fifth air force night raiders in action until dawn Saturday claimed they destroyed or dam aged at least 100 of the enemy vehicles clogging a 95mile stretch of highway from Sinuiju on the Manchurian border to Sinanju 4C miles above Pyongyang capital of North Korea It boosted the twoday toll ol enemy vehicles to 175 Warplanes also raked 3 red air Selds and supported UN troops feelingout enemy positions The reds were reported to have DOO men ready for a new assaull if ceasefire talks faiL The core area of the strength ened communist force was north of the old communist iron tri angle of Chorwon Kumhwa and Pyonggang UN officers marking the enemy puildup said Were just wait ing If we dont have a ceaser Sre well have a fight on our aands An allied armored patrol probec to the outskirts of Pyonggang at the northern apex of the triangle Friday resistance Farther east near Kumsong an estimated 150 communists were killed and 200 wounded in a two hour fight 11 Crewmen Die on Yank Plane Prestwick Scotland TJ S air force B29 aerial tanker crashed and burned in a mist shrouded valley 40 miles from here apparently killing the 11 crewmen aboard Nine bodies have been recover ed from the wreck of the plane which had been converted to a tanker used for inflight refuel ling The type is technically known as KB29 Headquarters of the U S 3rd air force said the crashed plane was based at Lakenheath Eng land and assigned to the second bomb wing The plane and its crew were in the United Kingdom for 90day training under the strategic air commands rotation training plan Hints Rita Is Bordering on Reconciliation Step Hollywood ThA whole world knows Rita Hayworth is go ing tomake a picture soon but thats all it does know for sure about the redhaired actress who loved and left a prince Unanswered Saturday while she lounges in a Beverly Hills bungalow are these questions Is Aly Khan coming here to try to woo her back again Or Ritas overnight drive here from Nevada just for the pur pose of talking shop with her studio Miss Hayworth wasnt saying yet She even ordered an enter prising woman reporter out of her hotel cottage But a publicity man for her studio said the actress would have a news conference later Saturday She drove in early Friday after spending 6 weeks establishing legal residence for a Nevada di vorce Her agent said she is here to talk over plans lor her next film A studio spokesman said she will be hero 3 or 4 days and then return to Nevada She is not here to rendezvous with Aly the spokesman said Bui he quoted her as saying If he is coming here I will be happy to see him because were on gooc speaking terms With Miss Hayworth are her two daughters Rebecca 6 is fee result of her union with Orson Welles Yasmin 18 months was born in Europe from her union with Aly Rita wants child support from the prince whom she married in May 1949 Meanwhile lawyers for Rita anc Aly are enroute from Paris to talk to the actress about the possibility of a reconciliation They said they plan to see her in Reno Nev Monday night or Tuesday Charles Torcm lawyer said he was bringing a persona communication from the prince The prince has been very con cerned about a reconciliation1 Torem said but it is difficult to do anything when the two par tics refuse to meet Now we are trying to transfer the question from a legal to a personal U S Charges Hungary With Terror Tactics Washington The United States charged red re gime Saturday with trying to ter rorize the Hungarian people into submission and indicated that this government intends to continue concerning itself with their tragic plight The accusation was in a forma note advising the government ai Budapest that this government hac decided in response to the red re gimes demand of last Monday to close down its cultural and in formational activities in Hungary The ribte said the Hungarian ac tion proves that the red dare not tolerate even to a limited degree the exercise of freedom oj opinion It said the reason for the U S activities shutdown is that regime has made open and nor mal contacts and free exchange oJ deas and information with the Hungarian people impossible The American blast and an nouncement of the shutdown deci sion were contained in a note de ivered to the foreign affairs office in Budapestby the ranking Amer can diplomat Gerald A Mokma The whole thing is an outgrowth of the recent trial of Archbishop Groesz and it was in this connec tion that the charge of terrorism was made The trial of Groesz proved noth ing the Hungarian was told except that Hungarian authorities are continuing by ruth ess and unconscionable measures o terrorize the Hungarian people nto mute submission to the exist ng regime and its totalitarian pro gram The reds had demanded the re call of 3 officials and the dosing down of the U S library and of motion picture and music activi ties LEAVE OK TOUR DCS Moines 75 Iowa rural youth members will leave Des Moines Sunday for their an nual twoweek tour the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation said Sat urday SAME Black flic means traffic death In list 24 hours By WILLIAM C BARNARD Tokyo planes were ordered to resume military operations Sunday against the highway left clear all day aturday for use of a red delegation to go from Pyongyang o Kaesong for a preliminary parley with allied 5 This indicated allied belief that 19 hours of immunity rom air attacks had afforded the reds ample time to travel he 130 miles for Sundays scheduled meeting to arrange or ceasefire talks The allied delegation was ready to depart Sunday morn ng from the Seoul area prob ably in two helicopters for the 35mile trip to Kaesong 3 miles south of parallel 38 in west ern Korea Nothinr Definite The reds had sent dio that their motor convoy would leave Pyongyang at 5 V m Sat urday They were presumed to have arrived at Kaesong lone be fore now although there whether they had ac tually done so or even whether they had left Pyongyang At any rate a spokesman at To kyo headquarters said the route which had been declared off lim its to allied attacks from 5 a m was now again subject to attack A 5mfle radius around Kae song continued to be recognized by the allies as a neutral zone The talksare scheduled to be gin sometime Sunday morning after 9 a m 5 p m Saturday C S There was no definite word that the reds had left Pyongyangai scheduled ori that they had reached the 5mile neutral zone around Kaesong Immunity CoL F W Moorman secretary general of United Nations supreme commanders staff said immunity to the road was the purpose of insuring safe duct of the communist liaison group to Sundays preliminary ceasefire talks Thii immunity will terminate atmidnifhtSatur day nignt Moorman said hisstatement WM being issued In order there be no Brig Gen Frank of ficial spokesman for said Moormans statementwasintended to make clear to the reds that they do not lave free passage on that road for all time Allied commanders j apparently felt the communist team would able to reach the Kaesong neutral zone before midnight The highway sprinMed with cast iron tirepuncturing devices is a favorite allied air target It la the main supply route for commu nist troops on the western front The UN delegation to the prei liminary talks will leave Seoulfar Kaesong by jeep or helicopter Sun day depending Whether by road or air the group wfll cross the Imjin river at 8 a m 5 p m Saturday J Two helicopters which may car ry the allied emissaries to song left airport Seoul late Saturday afternoon for an undisclosed rendezvous point One was a huge H19 capable carrying 10 persons The other was an H5 which normally ries 3 General Ridgways headquarters wfll be represented by 3 colonels and two interpreters Their names tiave not been announced One colonelis believed to be a South Korean The other two may repi resent tile U S marinesand the U S air forces They have been standing by in Seoul since July it was learned Saturday night The reds said they would send 3 officers a colonel two interpreters and reception per spnnel and assistants to Kaesong Koreans Meet The South Korean defense min ister and top officers of the re publics army navy and air force met for two hours Saturday aboard a Korean naval vessel to discuss the proposed ceasefire What they decided was not im mediately disclosed but it fcnown the South Korean govern ment is violently opposed to any end of the war that does not put all Korea under administration by the republic There was little action on the battlelines Saturday The 8th army communique reported only light contact as allied patrols probed the forward areas But spread across the Korean peninsula were thousands of Jnited Nations and red troops If the ceasefire plans go awry U S Hears William Oatis1 Voice by Radio He Confesses to Espionage New York recorded voice of Associated Press Corres pondent William N Oatis con fessing to espionage charges dur ing his trial by communist Czech authorities in Prague was hearc by radio through out America Friday night The National Broadcasting com pany recorded the trial proceed ings overseas as broadcast by the Czech radio and flew the 15 minute recording to New York The 37yearold newsman was sentenced to 10 years imprison ment on Wednesday Indepen dence day Oatis spoke in a clear steady voice Asked whether his Behavior was unusual for westerners Czechoslovakia he replied No it wasnt The fact is that I found out that most members of tie western press and diplo matic colony were doing espio nage and for that reason it was difficult for me not tofall into it Commenting on the program was DanielDe Luce Frank furt bureau chief who said It Oatis1 voice sounded natural as a matter of fact much too natural Its most unusual for a man to try to hang himself Know Difference AP Correspondent A L Gold berg who set up the Prague bu reau after World war U said Ive been a reporter for 31 years that time for the Associated Press Ive never been a spy People in the free world of course Goldberg was commenting on part of the testimony where Oatis was asked if he had acted ac cording to instructions from Na AP correspondent in than Polowetsky who preceded him as Prague Oatis recorded voice answered Tartly yes As soon as I came here I checked on the reliability of the employes by talking to them personally and I found that these employes were willing to un dertake espionage tasks for In Washington Friday night on NBCs battle report television pro gram was Bennett Wolfe who first hired Oatis to work for the AP Good Reporter Bill Oatis languishes in a for eign prison simply because he tried to be a good reporter Wolfe said He tried to report and in terpret events behind the iron cur tain just as he once had done in Indiana Wolfe now head of the APs Washington regional staff was bureau chief in Indianapolis when he hired Oatis in 1937 Wolfe recalled that Oatis year or two out of DePauwv uni versity and then working for the arion Ind LeaderTribunev wrote in his application letter thai he believed most newspapermen didnt dig deeply enough for the facts That was the kind of man I wanted so Bill Oatis got the next job I had to and added offer Wolfe said Even the prosecutor over there paid Oatis a high compliment in this connection He said and 1 quote Oatis was an especially agent because of his and his insistence oh dangerous discretion is obtaining only accurate verified information What higher compli ment can a reporter be paid Bill Oatis otily crime against tyranny that enslaves men ay trying to hide from the world the ugly truth about itself Wolfe also cited the protest confession earlier telegraphed to the Voice of America by Raymond A McConnell Jr editor of the Lincoln Nebr Journal ELECTED VICE COMMANDER Marshalltown IP Paul G Norris of Marshalltown has been elected senior vice commander of the National Legion of Guardsmen which ended its 5th annual con vention here Saturday the Chinese and North Koreans might throw thousands of fresh soldiers into an immediate attack United Nations troops are re ported to be ready for whatever comes The war was not yet over but AP Correspondent Polowet zky reported that a holiday air of lope and excitement swept U S 8th army headquarters Pyongyang radio claimed Satur lay night that reds had jhot down UN warplwies Saturday They did not say whether the planet were in the vicinity of the Pyoog angKaesong highway   

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