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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited ior MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWJPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0 W AN S N E 1 GH OftS HOME EDITION VOL LVJ1 Associated Pita United Fred Full Five MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 11 1951 Thif Paper ol Two Democrats Brace for Controls KO Bill Has Title Not Much Else By BARNEY LIVINGSTONE Washington IP Administra tion forces in the house braced against threatened new blows Wednesday in a backtothewall stand to save President Trumans economic controls program In the wake of major defeats Tuesday at the hands of farm state members and a republican southern democrat coalition Rep Multer DN Y said the house would produce bearing a conrtols title but thats all Mul ter is a floor manager for the admini5trations controls bill The anticontrols coalition ap peared to be firmly in the saddle with no compromise as its slogan Against Relaxation Meanwhile a new plan for con trol of harder at schools hospitals and large stores disclosed and the federal reserve board chairman William C Martin came out anew against relaxing credit restrictions Democratic house leaders were hoping for lastminute pressure from the public to stem the anti controls tide But they said pri vately that administration appeals to the housewife and wage earner thus far had failed to produce much reaction With democratic leaders adopt ing a strategy of delay prospects were that the bitter house debate would run into next week before reaching the showdown roll call itage The coalition group seems to have enough votes to put any kind of amendment into the bill it wants to Multer said Rep Cooley DN Car said there would be no compromise on the principle of price roll backs An amendment by Cooley would eliminate last months 10 per cent beef rollback nad prohibit ill future rollbacks on farm prod ucts Major Defeat Farm representatives from both parties plus those republicans and southern democrats who are against controls of any Mnd Tues day whooped through amendments Tiver ineffective administration opposition Trumaatorces suffered a major defeat when the house by an un recorded vote of 200 to 112 wrote into the controls bill a provision by RXKaiis to ban all livestock slaughtering quotas A similar ban is contained in the 8month extension of controls authority voted last month by the senate That measure falls far short of administration requests The same house coalition shout ed approval of another amend ment by Rep Andersen RMInn which would impose a twoyear ban on importation of foreign fats and peanuts cheese and dairy they com pete with domestic products The administration took a 3rd beating on an amendment by Rep Wolcott RMich restricting the presidents power to prohibit hoarding This was approved by a standing vote of 126 to 111 A ranking democrat who asked newsmen not toquote him by name said 75 per cent of the house is against controls if they had the nerve to say so Many Amendments This attitude on the part of some members is expected to produce a rash of amendments to exempt other than farm products from price rollbacks The national production author ity NPA disclosed Tuesday to construction industry representa tives a tentative NPA order that wipe out existing building Controls For them NPA would substitute new orders giving a go ahead where any kind only minor amounts of steel copper or aluminum Such big buildings as schools hospitals stores and offices using large amounts of the scarce metals would be sharply curbed Every Reason for Optimism Say Officers of Peace Talks TWISTED IN WHICH 4 Rescue workers at Northwood Tuesday Press Coverage Okayed Will Take 20 Allied Newsmen to Kaesong Munsan Korea United Nations command an nounced Wednesday nightthat 20 allied news representa tives will accompany UN negotiators to Kaesong Thurs day 3rd day of Korean armistice talks An official communique said the newsmen will he al lowed within the area of the negotiations but not in the conference room Allied correspondents were not allowed to attend the first two days of talks night had to chain this wreckage to the rails and then drive the train in reverse to free 3 bodies within this framework of twisted steel Four persons were killed when a Rock Island Rocket smashed into a car at a street crossing 100 feet south of the station Late Rocket Hits Car at Northwood 4 Die Burglars Get From Walsh Firm Burglars got S244088 Tuesday night when they broke into temporary offices of the Walsh Construction company at 700 25th N Vf and carted away a safe j Police Chief Leo Allstot called the burglary the largest in years Part of the money stolen was in a payroll envelope Allstot said and was to have been paid to em ployesWednesday The money was brought to the office Tuesday and put in the safe Police described safe about 18 inches highbut did know its weight They said the burglars pushed through a pine door to enter the building and ransacked the office before carry ing off the safe The offices are located on the east side of the Lehigh Portland Cement company plant Allstot said other law enforcement agencies including the FBI were working with the police depart ment on the case The construction company is of Davenport and New York DROWNS EST SILO Columbia Mo 4year old daughter of a former Iowa City family drowned in an abandoned silo on her parents farm 8 miles northeast of here Monday She was Dawn Petsel daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Joseph Petsel Northwood R C Bride said he would conduct an nquest Wednesday into the deaths of 4 persons who were killed in L railroad crossing accident here They died in a tangled mass of teel nuesday night as a Rock Island Rocket running 4i hours oehind schedule smashed into a Tarmers car at a stfeet crossing The dead were identified as Ove L Jacobson 46 his wife Alice 42 and two of their 5 chil dren Edwin Owen 12 a n d a daughter Eileen 8 There was no one else in the car 64 MPH A railroad spokesman said the was traveling at about 64 miles an hour when itcrashed n to theauto at a crossing about 100 feet south of the station here Thenor1 laund locomotive car ried the wreckage nearly a half mile The girlsbody was thrown from1 about500 the train halted but the others were lodged wit in a framework of twisted steel Res cuers worked more than an hour to free the other 3 bodies They had to chain4he twisted wreckage to the tracks then drive the train in reverse before they could free the wreckage and remove the bodies Friends said Jacobson and his wife were driving their two chil dren to Northwood to permit them to participate m a beginners night at a skating rink 3 Orphans The 3 children orphaned by the crash were in the care of their grandmother at Jacobsons farm home 4 milesnortheast of here The passenger train was enroute to Minneapolis from Kansas City No one aboard was injured All About The Weather Mason City Cloudy and cool with occasional rain Wednesday night Low Wednesday night 5456 Thursday cloudy and cool with high near 64 Iowa Cloudy and cool Wednesday night and Thursday with occa sional rain Low Wednesday night 5256 northwest and north central 5863 elsewhere High Thursday mostly in the mid 60s Further outlook Cool and showery weather continuing through Saturday but with high er daytime temperatures by the weekend Minnesota Continued cool with light rain continuing near the Iowa border otherwise general ly fair Wednesday and Thurs day except for a few scattered light showers near the Canadi an border Thursday Low Thursday night 5248 except 5055 in extreme south High Thursday mostly in the middle 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 64 Minimum 56 At 8 a m 56 Precipitation 17 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 59 LANDS AT Donald L Jones 1071 2nd S E Is among 1432 Korean veterans who landed at Seattle Wednes day aboard the navy transport Fvt Sadao S Muncmorl An other North lowan listed was Ffc Floyd II Carlson Kanawha SAME Black las means traffic death In las i 24 hours A Northwood resident said the 4 deaths brought to 18 the number killed in the last 6 years on 4 crossings within 4 miles Six per sons were killed in one accident 2 miles north of the town he said 4 others killed on the crossing which was the scene of Tuesday nights crash 2 killed on the cross ing at the station and 2 at a crossing 2 miles south of North wood The Rock Island trains operate on M and St L tracks from Man ly to Albert Lea Minn The Kansas CityTwin City trains and St LouisTwin City trains of the Rock Island railroad operate over the same tracks from Manly north Both lines have Rockets Words Best Beef Growers Gather to Eat Turkey Fish Hereford Enp The World Conference of Hereford Cattle Breeders who claim to raise the worlds best beef had a banquet here Tuesday night The main course Choice of salmon or turkey 3 c MCGUIRE J P McGuire m Auto Crash 2 Injured Near Turkey Farm J P Pat McGuire former steward of the Cerro Gordo county home and hospital waskilled in an auto crash just before noon Wed On his way from his home in Mason City to the meeting of the Clear Lake Lions club of which he was a member McGuire started to make a left turn off highway 18 at the Nicholas turkey farm cor ner As he cut between two east bound cars he crashed headon into the second car Sam DeJong 42 Orange City driver of the car involved is in Mercy hospital here with a broken leg and lacerations of the face His son Martin 13 who wasTid irig with him also is in the hos pital with severe cuts on the face and head Bumpers Nearly Lock Art P Wassenaar Orange City was driving the car immediately in Eront of DeJong his brotherin law he told Highway Patrolman Walter Hilbert who was at the scene of the accident within a minute of the time it happened Wassenaar told the officer that McGuire turned left so sharply that he feared their rear bumpers wouldlock He looked in his rear view mirror and saw the crash he said making a Uturn immedi ately on the highway and hurry ing back to give assistance McGuires head was Banker Finds Bills Have on One Side Printed on Other Hiawatha Kant Roy Ruth president of the Home State bank at nearby Everest broke open ft bundle of new bills and carefully counted them They totaled Then he turned them over and recounted This time he cot On the next check he studied each bill carefully and discov Six of the notes fresh from the governments presses were bills on one side and perfect reproductions on the other cause of objections by red ne gotiators Five allied cameramen went to the conference city Wednesday Accredited to the U S armyand the UN they were permitted to make the trip as official army photographers The Chinese had agreed that up to 5 army pho tographers could be in Kaesong One of the cameramen is Jim Pringle of the Associated Press The others are James Healy Acme News Photos Joe Scher schel Life magazine Gene Zenier WarnerPathe News Reels and rlonnie Noble British Broadcast ing Corp television Halted for Hour Chinese red soldiers halted the photographers at an outpost along he way for an hour The reds turned down repeated offers of American cigarets and candy They apologized for lack of facfli ies to show their hospitality to the allied photographers North Koreans made up for that when the allied group arrived at UN house in Kaesong North Korean soldiers and a Sorth Korean girl blue distributed North Korean drinks Russian candy bars and Chinese cigarettes The Americans readily accepted The 5 allied cameramen with an equal number of red photo graphers in wereallowed to move freelyin the compound of the house and take whatever pictures they wanted But they were not permitted to enter the conference room Repeated Bequests The red negotiators agreed to the presence of allied correspond ents in Kaesong only after severa requests by American delegates When Tuesdays first fullscale peace talks were over the west ern world got only a scanty re port of what went on Correspondents were given an official communique of 50some words and heard a press officer read from notes he had taken from Air Force CoL Andrew J Kinney delegation staff member The communique said merely The firstmeeting washeld at 11 AP Wlrephoto JETS TANGLE AS TRUCE TALKS tyfour allied planes tangled with an estimated 30 com munist MIG15 jets in a dramatic dog fight jiear Sinuiju plane symbols in North Korea while ceasefire talks were in progress at Kaesong Three were shot down The communist pface negotiatoraiTuesdaV proposed a huffer zone area extending slightly more than 6 miles on each side of parallel 38 Allies on Right Track for Truce See Armistice Much Nearer ByJIM BECKER Mnnsan Korea talks are progressing in cold tary formahty with every eason to be optimistic a United Nations briefing officer said Wed iesday night The talks now are on tha racks said the spokesman Col George Ruhlen of Los Cruces N flex An armistice is much earer tonight thanit was 24 hours ago An official communique was ess enthusiastic but hopeful Chute of Attttuie It said a better understanding between negotiating parties de veloped Wednesday It credited a change of attitude by the 5 com munist generals The communique said the red negotiators showed less stiffness and less formality Neither the communique nor tie briefing officer mentioned 3 communist demands reported by red radios But allied delegates returning Wednesday afternoon from second day of talks in Kaesong aut made it clear they wouldnt talk about one of the 3 a demand that foreign troops get out of Korea immediately Rear Adm Arleigh A Burke a member of the 5man UN team said it was a political question Allied negotiators wont discuss political issues The briefing officer said nego tiators may not get down to brass in Thursday sessions They stm jarevdiscussing Ctrhat items are to go onIdle agenda and in what order they Trill taken up a m Tuesday as scheduled in an open and formal atmosphere each delegation presented its agenda for consideration and the parties arranged to meet at 11 a m Wednesday The army cancelled plans to let 16 newsmen and cameramen attend Wednesdays sessions The cancellation was announced Tues day night by BrigGen Frank Al en chief of information for gen eral headquarters Tokyo Allen told the press corps Gen Matthew B Ridgway the supreme allied commander assures you 4e is deeply concerned about the presence or absence of the press at that there can be no approval for the attend ance of the press at the confer ence Iran Accepts Truman Offer to Send Envoy By EDGAR E CLARK Tehran Iran IB Iran Wednesday accepted President Trumans offer to send his personal advisor W Averlll Har riman to Tehran to discuss the oil crisis there A Spokesman of the Iranian national oil board made the announcement We have no objection to anyone coming to Tehran to talk over nationalization jcounty home since September crushed 1399 He and Mrs McGuire cele and he died on the way to the brated their golden wedding anni hnsnital in IhA atnhnlanpp rallpri inft vipfav hospital in the ambulance called fay the officer on his radio Hil bert said Boy Transfers Wassenaar said he and his brotherinlaw were on their way to a used car auction at Mason City to sell the car he was driving and buy another The lad had been riding with him until they stopped at Clear Lake to eat when he transferred to the fathers car McGuire retired in July 1946 after having been steward of the versary last Easter Sunday their home 91 Linden drive They were married March 25 1901 at St Josephs Catholic church in Mason City They have no chil dren McGuire was commander of CroninDexter camp of the United Spanish War Veterans He was born March 29 1874 at Inde pendence The PattersonJames funeral home is in charge of arrange ments within the framework of the law the spokesman said PremierMossadegh in a reply to President Trumans message said Regarding your wish to help our country I must say that we sincerely appreciate this noble aim especially since you are pre pared to send one of the wise statesmen of the United States Averell Haniman as your per sonal representative The Iran government with the knowledge it has of his fame welcomes this In Washington Harriman de clined immediate comment but Irans action was viewed as mildly encouraging Official white house reaction was not ex pected until an official message is received from Tehran Generals Visit It was learned 3 American gen erals identified only as Taylor Partridge and Olmstead will ar rive here from Washington Thursday for a 3day visit No further details were immediately availbale At the same time Senator Matin Daftari chairman of the oil nationalization board disclosed the huge industry vtaken over from the Britishawred Anglo Iranian Oil company may be forced to shut down soon Daftari appealed to the rnajlis lower house of parliament for permission to negotiate the sale o oil to Britain and other inter ested nations If no agreement is reached on the sale of our oil we will have to shut down he said More Moderate His address appeared to neu tral observers to indicate a more moderate attitude towards the oil crisis Mr Truman offered to s en c Harriman to Tehran in aletter handed to Premier Mohammed Mossadegh two days ago The letter also suggested tha Iran accept the ruling on the ol dispute made by the internationa court of justice at the Hague The world court recommendec that neither side take measures to extend the dispute and proposed formation of a joint board of su pervisors to run the oil industry Mossadegh said at the time tha U S AmbassadorHenry F Gradj handed him the letter that it had arrived too late to affect rejection of the court ruling ONE KILLED TWO HURT Two cars involved in a crash which killed J P McGuire Mason City are shown here ns they are pulled off highway 18 at the Nicholas turkey farm corner The camera was pointed south to Lock photo ward the crossing McGuire was driving west and at tempted to make a left turn in front of an oncoming car The driver and a passenger in other car were hospitalized To Make Textiles at Charles City for Government Charles City Ran Itin president of the Rankin Sales company Cedar Falls announce Wednesday he has leased the Armstrong factory building here and will produce textile items for the federal government The building was leased for a minimum of one year from James JG Armstrong Waterloo attorney Rankin said Limited production is expected to begin about Aug 1 with 5075 workers The onestory brick plant has been idle for 34 years except for a brief period in 1938 The Rankin firm produces auto seat covers in its Cedar Falls plant but the nature of the product to be made for the government was not disclosed Buiiieai Ruhlen said there was much less tension at Tuesdays meeting Things went forward in a busi ness like manner He said he could not disclose just what has been accomplished Conferees are operating without a chairman Vice Adm C Tiir ner Joy leads allied discussions as TIN spokesman North Korean Gen Nam H chief communist delegate is the dominant ibrce on their side Huhlen described urn as dynamic and a man with a strong character He said neither dominates the around a long table n a room decorated only by the JN banner and a North Korean flag Improvement m the atmosphere of negotiations was reflected in a iconmuroquft announcement that 20 allied news representatives would be authorizedto go to Kae song for Thursdays negotiations They traveled along roads uarded by a motley assortment ol Chinese armed with American Sritish and Russiantype weapons The reds stood with their backs to he road They said they were pro ecting the peace delegates against guerrillas Opposing delegations have not ret agreed on priority of items or the agenda it said But a aetter understanding of the in ended scope of ceasefire talks has been reached by all ed The language barrier has ed negotiations considerably In the more informal words of Admiral Burke progress has been but you never can tell about these things Red Demands Communist radios in Pyongyang and Peiping said North Korean md communist negotiators have aid down a 3point demand for a ceasefire agreement 1 Establish a 12J mile buffer zone at the 38th parallel 2 Reestablish the status quo as of June 25 1950 when the Ko rean war started with the 28th parallel dividing North and South Corea 3 Withdraw all foreign troops rom Korea and start talks im mediately for exchange of prison ers Burke alighted from hi lelicopter at this peace camp he vas asked if he had any comment Moscow radio reports that the JN delegation refusedto discuss ithdrawal of troops from Korea on the grounds it was a political problem The UN delegation an ipuncea at the outset it would not liscuss political or economic ques ions The withdrawal troops robably would be political Surke said Then he smiled wryly nd added I talk too damn much Burke said Wednesdays   

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