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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Nmtfi Imros Doily Newspaper Edfedfet CITY GLOBEGAZETTE ALL NORTH IOWANS N 11 6M IO H I NlWSPAPlR THAT MAKES HOME EDITION VOL LVH Pnw MM UulM full CcnU Copy MASON City IOWA THUKSDAY JULY 19 1151 Thli Paper of Two StetioefcScctloa MS CeaseFire Talk a No Progress By ROBERT EUNSON Munsan Korea tf Korean cease fire negotiations Beared a crisis in a twohour session Thursday No prog ress was made the United Nations said Fridays meeting will tell the story an official spokes man predicted Well come to an agreement or there will be an air of fi nality about the disagreement said Lt Col W J Preston Neither the communist nor the UN delegation would budge from its previous tion on the one basic issu under debate said Preston H attended the sessions at Kaesohg The issue is believed to be th red demand that foreign troop withdraw from Korea althoug no one has said so officially No Weakening Each side was very emphati in its stand said Preston Never have I heard the same thin stated in so many different way than Thursday Each statement was just as em even more th previous one Preston said his remarks ha the approval of the UN command Presumably this included Gen Matthew BRidgway The suprem allied commander flew back t Korea from his Tokyo headquar ters in response to a message from his armistice negotiators The acuteness of the crisis was indicated by the official UN com munique For the first time sine talks started July 10 it reported no progress There is one basic issue tha the North KoreanChinese delega tion is holding outfor Preston said It was the subject of debati all day North Korean Gen Nam H opened Thursdays discussions bj asking what the allies thought o a new ceasefire agenda submitted by the communists Wednesday UN Stands Firm Vice Adm C Turner Joy re plied the UN communique said by reiterating the United Nations stand that only matters of a mili tary nature would be discussed The allies consider the question of withdrawing troops from Korea a political one to be takenUp later at a higher level after an armistice has been signed Preston said the UN was willing to accept agenda jtems alread agreed upon as a complete agenda and start actual ceasefire talks immediately The UN Wednesday announcec it accepted two items It didnt saj what they were No official men tion has been made of agreemen on any other When Joy again told Thursdays conference that only military questionswould be discussed Gen eral Nam replied with an 18min ute statement The UN said it was obviously prepared in anticipation of the UN commanc reply When all the translations o Nams statement had been com pleted Admiral Joy as head of the UN delegation called for a recess He led his 4 fellow negotiators into their tent There an urgeni dispatch to Ridgway was pre pared Ridgway reached Korea two hours after Thursdays session adjourned Experimental Balloon Attracts City Skygazers Hundreds of M a s on Cityans gaped at the northern sky Thurs day afternoon to watch what ob servers at the Mason City Mu nicipal airport believed to bevan experimental balloon released from Minneapolis The object first appeared north of Mason City shortly after 1 p m and was still visible to the naked eye an hour later Ed Roller 690 9th N E view ing the object through a telescope described it as spherical at the top and tapering to a point Estimates of its height in the sky rangec from 15000 to 20000 feet Blaze in Sioux City Sioux City JP Two firemen were injured and more than 000 m property damage in a spec tacular early morning fire Thurs day in a 2story brick building in downtown Sioux City Flames leaped 100 feet high and great clouds of smoke enveloped the block as 4 engine and 3 truck companies fought the blaze for more than two hours before bring ing it under control Wayne Behrcns 25 Sioux City fireman was treated at St Joseph Mercy hospital for second degree burns on the left leg and hand Another fireman Harold Stulick 37 fell and cut his left hand on broken glass at the fire scene Two ititches were required to close the wound at St Vincent hospital Both were released Cool Summer Puts Chill on Iowa Resorts But Clear Lake Packing Them In Dei Molnef Iowas coo damp summer weather has put the chill on the states resort busi ness although large numbers of oneday vacationers are helping receipts The Iowa development com mission said this week that re sort business generally has been as much as 20 per cent below av erage However the offseason low temperatures have not coolec lowans enthusiasm for attendinf special Iowa celebrations and taking quick vacationtrips in the state Special celebrations such as Clear Lakes centennial have been packing em in the commission reported and thestate parks have been entertaining an tin usual number of oneday vaca tioners Pinched budgets as well as poor weather have contributed to cuts resort business Operators say they have noticed that weekend vacationers are paying attention opennies We have particularly noted said a woman at Okoboji that families are coming to the lakes and enjoying a min imum cost to the pocket took Okoboji Behind The Iowa Great Lakes associa tion says business at the Iowa jreat two Okobojis and Spirit running about 20 per cent behind a normal good year These lakes are favorite coolingoff places particularly for residents of western Iowa Ne braska and South JDakota Fishing has been excellentat hese lakes this season but fish ng parties are often making just short stays Some stay over one night but many take their catch lorrie the same evening These quickie expeditions lave meant for the boat liveries gas stations a nd cafes in the lakes region than the cottage operators Most of the cottages have been lull however on weekends at Dkoboji and the group camps there have been filled to capacity Clear Lake has been a celebra ion town this season The annual fuly 4 celebration was a big event but it was surpassed by the two day centennial July 1415 The rd major event at this North Iowa community this season will be Jovernors Days Aug 45 The ffiss Iowa contest this year will be held at the lake the same weekend No Insulation M W Hughes general chair man of the centennial who de clares theres not a nickels worth of insulation in his figures esti mated that at one time or another 25000 visitors were in and out of AP Wirephoto HOW WILL WE GET IT seems to be what George Holmes is saying center as he gestures during a conversation withunidentified friends in the Argen tine district of City Kans Wednesday Holmes home right floated off its foundation and drifted into the house at the left The scene was one of many heart breaking problems encountered as flooding Kansas riverwater receded and people re turned to their muddy ruined homes Clear Lake last Saturday and 35 000 on Sunday Sailboat regattas are regular events at both Clear Lake and the Iowa great lakes and attract va cationers also Thousands of persons have been taking brief vacations at Iowas state parks The conservation com mission reported 145294 visitors used 55 of Iowas state parks on the Fourth of July A year ago there were 182677 people in the same parks on In dependence day and 175710 two years ago Both those holidays fell on weekends however Among the more popular parks July4 were Clear Lake and Mc Intosh Woods Clear Lake 17000 visitors Pikes Point Gull Point and Miniwakan Great Lakes 7820 Lake Manawa Council Bluffs 12000Mill creek near Paulina 16500 Lake Ahquabi In dianola 7100 Lewis Clark Onawa 7500 Stone Sioux City 7500 Austin Driver Credited With Rescue of Pair Omaha Feuerhak Austin Minn truck driver was credited by police Thursday with rescuing two persons trapped in a flaming taxicab on a Missouri river bridge linking Omaha and Council Bluffs Iowa Witnesses told police that a cab driven ry Fred Curtis 44 of Omaha attempted to pass a Hor mel Packing company truck driven by Feuerhak Wednesday The cab struck the dividing girders at the end of the bridge hit the truck then turned over and caught fire Feuerhak leaped from his truck with a fire extinguisher and sprayed the blazing cab then helped the two occupants from the cab Curtis had minor injuries but his passenger Mrs Mae Swenson44 Omaha was hospita lized with first degree burns on the arm and back contusions anc lacerations Her condition was re ported good Thursday Curtis was booked on a chargeof reckless driving On Control Front Demos Collect More Defeats Than Wins By BARNEY LIVINGSTONE Washington 31 members tempers frayed b partisan Bitterness Thursday reared theend of their Ion battle over wage price rent and other economic controls Administration leaders were hopeful of getting down tc final voting Thursday night on a much amended bill in to a Luncheon Noted Negro Chemist Claims Union League SnubbedHim Chicago exclusive Jnion League club was charged Vednesday by Dr Percy L Julian loted Negro chemist with dis rimination and unAmerican con iuct in refusing to seat him at a irivate luncheon at the club Dr Julian said he was one of a roup of scientists and industrial sts invited to the luncheon by Dr oseph W Barker president of ic research corporation of New fork City The speaker was Dr lobert R Williams of New York pioneer in vitaminresearch who ad just returned from a tour of ar eastern countries Dr Julian said Barker tele honed him Wednesday morning nd said that Taylor Hay man ger of the Union League club ad told him Julfan would not be ermitted to attend the luncheon ay said he was acting on cx licit orders from the clubs di ectors who have issued a rule nrring Negroes It appears to me Julian said n a statement that organiza ons like the Union League club re as directly responsible as any oilier agency for such unAmeri can incidents as the bombing of my home and the Cicero riot Julians home is in suburban Oak Park and last Nov 22 the in terior was splashed with gaso line and an attempt was made to set it afire On June 12 a bombj was exploded in the yard but caused no damage Rioting broke out in Cicero last week after a Negro family attempted to move into an apartment in the all white suburban community When individuals in high places behave as the Union League club behaves ordinary citizens follow suit Julian said Joseph Matter an attorney and president of the club was re ported vacationing in California Other club officials could not be reached for comment Julian who is director of re search in Chicago for the Glidden Co was named Chicagoan of the year in 1950 in a poll con ducted by the Chicago SunTimes He was honored for his work in developing synthetic drugs for treatment of arthritis and rheu matic heart disease which they have won somet tentative victories suffered more defeats One of these came Wednesda1 when the house voted to ban ai price controls which would no allow a reasonable profit If fi nally enacted into law this migh cause a review of the thousand of ceiling prices fixed by the or fice of price stabilization to tak nto account costplusprofit data on all farm and industrial pro ducts Damaging Price Stabilizer Michael V Di Salle assailed the action as thi most damaging blow to price con trols3 thus fartakenHe called t a cpsfrplusguaranteedprofit oneveryitem plan Speaking in support of1 thi amendment Rep Wolcott R Mich asked the house What is vrong with profits How do you expect to get the production we need to beat inflation withou reasonable profits Republicans and democrats alike were conscious of the political im plications contained in their de cisions on wages and prices Party leaders made no bones of their hopes that the record in the con trols fight will sharply define the fundamental party differences on whichpolitical victory may hing House leaders counted on the possibility of as many as a dozen or more rollcall votes on as many members re quired to or no As a result the house may find itsel spending upto 10 hours Friday in a series of roUcaUs which will re verse or sustain the tentative un recorded actions thus far taken Still to be proposed changes in rent and credit controls These were the principal remaining con troversies in thehouse considera tion of a new controls bill to suc ceed the defense production act It expires July 31 Free Taxi Service for Drunk Drivers Tipton Ind if Transporta tion to jail is free for drunk driv ers of course but Sheriff Jesse Dwen is offering free rides home for drunks who are sober enough to know they shouldnt drive The sheriff announced his spe cial taxi service Wednesday He said he thought it would be worth the time and gasoline to get in toxicated drivers off Tipton coun ty roads SAME Black flag means truffle death In last 24 hours lULLETJN TOTE WAGE PRICE FKEEZE Washington house Thursday voted a 4month freese on prices and wages at Inly 7 levels excepting only farm commodities selling below parity No Evidence of Another Russian Atom Explosion Washington JP President Truman said Thursday there has been no evidence that Riusia has achieved another atomic ex plosion since the one he reported in September 1949 A reporter asked Mr Truman at the outset of his weekly news conference Thursday if ibis country has any sach evidence The president replied no On Sept 231949 Mr Truman issued a statement saying we have evidence that within re cent weeks an atomic explosion occurred in the TJ S S R The nature of the explosion never has been officially announced DEWET Df MANILA Manila P I New York Gov Thomas E Dewe called Thursday onPhilippine fresident Elpidio Quirino anc Foreign Secretary Carlos P Eo mulo All About The Weather tfason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night with occasional thun dershowers late Thursday night IJow Thursday night 60 to 63 Fridaypartly cloudy with oc casional thundershowers hieh 84 to 87 owa A little warmer extreme north Thursday night Low Thursday night 65 to 70 Friday scattered thundershowers High Friday 86 to 92 Further out look Partly cloudy scattered showers east Saturday A little warmer south Saturday Scat tered thundershowers most of state Sunday linncsota Partly cloudy scatter ed thundershowers west and southcentral portions Thurs day night Warmer west and south Thursday night Friday partly cloudy scattered thvinder showers southwest and widely scattered showers northeast Low Thursday night 5055 north 5565 south High Friday 7582 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Thursday Maximum 85 Minimum 53 At 8 a m 64 EAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 59 Highest Water in 100 Years Heads Toward St Louis Franco Woos West to Restore Monarchy Madrid Francisco Franco appointed a new government Thursday night to tighten relations with the west and put a king on Spains throne Decrees naming the new ministers were signed by the generalissimo and sent to government printers Thursday night for publication in Fridays official journal The new government is overwhelmingly monarchist in composition and a completely reliable source said the cau dillo told the1 new ministers when he met them informally Monday this government wH carry out the restoration of th monarchy U S Especially He also was said to have ad vised them of his intention o tightening Spains relations wit the western democracies especia ly the United States The cabinet has 9 avowe monarchists 3 f alangists two tech nicians one moderate leftist an General Agustin Munoz who commanded Spains blue di vision against the Russians during World war II but whose past ante cedents were republican This compares with the old gov ernment of 6 monarchists 4 ialan gists one moderate leftist arid on independent 5 Holdovers There were 5 holdovers from th old cabinet and 4 new ministries The cabinet includes Franco chief of state and pres ident of the government Captain Luis Carrero Blanco minister of the presidency of th government Minister without portfolio mtit secretarygeneral of the ialang party Raimundo Fernandez Cues ta US Policy Toward Has Eased m Spa in Military Necessity President Points Out Washington Tru nan said Thursday uiat this coun ry has changed its policy toward franco Spain to some extentJ military reasons Mr Truman was asked at his news conference about reports Join Spauv and th United States have reached a basi agreement on American use Spanish air and naval bases The president replied that Sec retary of State Acheson coverec matter fully in a statemen Wednesday Acheson had said the govern ment is seeking to enlist France Spain in the common defens againstpossible aggression Like Acheson Mr Truman sail the Madrid negotiations being carried on by Admiral Forrest P Sherman are only preliminary Sherman chief of naval opera tions held talks with Generalis simo Franco earlier this week Confirmed Asked if the negotiations are a change in American policy to vard Spain the president said they are to some extent Mr Truman declined to com ment on the progress of the Ko ean peace talks and also on how Averill Harriman his personal epresentative is faring in his at empt to make peace between the British and the Iranians in their il dispute He said he had not icard directly from Harriman In general influential senators pprove moves to bring not only FRANCISCO FRANCO River front St Louis once again pitted ingenuiryand sweat Thurs day against the treacherous Mis sissippi as the highest flood wa ters in more than a century rushed down the Missouri river toward St Louis Flood workers with time still on then side labored under a hot sun to bulwark levees from here to Cape Girardeau 190 miles to the south even as the crest hit Jefferson City the state capital in central Missouri The waters which already have left an estimated 4750000000 loss in their wake in Kansas and east ern Missouri submerged some 30 blocks at Jefferson Cityand ham pered electric service to states buildings there Water inched into the state power plant Confidence Shaken Confidence that St Louis could stave off major losses turned to fear as tha crest of the mighty Missouri moved toward St and a junction with the Mississip pi at about 30 miles a day Morton jMeyer president of St Louis Flood associa tion expressed fear that damage here might go as high as it did in the disastrous flood of 1947 if the Mississippi climbs over the 40foot leveTas predicted Damage in 1947 here was estimated at and another in the county The stoodat 388 flood stage is 30 feetralready damaged StLcraisriytt front In dustry St Louis proper on Jhigh ground like a great open fan in an arc of the Mississippi f The citys water system which supplies the 1500000 population is believed safe V7 I Scott air force baseHad 1312 volunteers on Hood dutyJfrom St Louis to Chester miles been SpainbutTurkey and Greece as joinedby farmers and cityfolkon NEW Am Fomcic BASES TWO tl S airbaaes art being rtftbllthfd at Casablanca and Kabat French Mwracco SeTrsl other 17 8 bates wifl be set ap at other Moroccan cities USAF announced Meanwhile Admiral Forrest Sherman la negotiating with the Spanish government for use of air and naval bases ia Spain well into closer association with the North Atlantic f defense alli ance Reports that Spain has agreed in principle to establishment of IT S naval and air bases there won applause from democrats and re jublicans However the disclosure by British Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison that Britain favors tak ing Turkey and Greece into the defensepact found afew law makers cautious about moving too quickly in that dliectibn Should Include Spain Senator Wherry of Nebraska he republican floor leader said Britains gesture toward Turkey and Greece also should include Spain Britain and France have opposed Spains entry into NATO largely because of Francos non democratic government If we had Spain in thesetup t would be the kind of European defense military leaders have been recommending1 Wherry said Bank Burglary Try at Lakota Unsuccessful early Thurs ay morning madean unsuccess ul attempt to crack the vault of he Lakota branch of the Buffalo enter Trust and Savings bank Three holes had been drilled in the safe with one of the drills napping the automatic lock The safe was opened at 2 p m Thursday by Richard Norton Ma on City locksmith whose used torch to cut around the lock Entrance to the bank was made y the burglars t sing a crow ar on the front door and its frame The breakin was discovered at 15 am Thursday by C C Ger ema cashier Nothing was touch d by bank officials until FBI gents arrived on the scene The urglary was believed to have taken place between 3 and 4 a m rought a jolt Wednesday to Ray ordan chief clerk of the Dela rare county draft board He ad ressed one to his own home rdering his son John W Jordan report for induction Aug 8 the battle of the levees Army Patrol Army levees from nearby Alton Hi to Cape Girardeau They led confi the major ones wiUlioIdbut they pointed out have been under constant pressure of high water for several weeksJ The 400 residents of Wjsst Alton Mo between the Missouri and the Mississippi still refused to hed a No Longer a Real flood Emergency Red Cross Believes St Louis crest of a disastrous Missouri river flood rolled toward this metropolitan area Thursday but the Red Cross said the real emergency which devastated Kansas and western Missouri has passed There is not another large city in the path of the flood Red Cross midwestern headquar ters announced here There no longer is a real emergency and we now face only scattered re lief tasks among rural families in the MissouriMississippi river area Although the highest Missis sippi river flood crest in It7 years was still to reach here the main residential and indus trial areas of St Louis were not In danger Located on high ground St Louis had a compar ative few waterfront industries and families to worry about warning of the army to get out The army gave up trying to save the dikes several days ago as the water crept higher in the St Charles Mo area only a few miles from where the Missouri pours into the Mississippi The river climbed nearly a foot there Wednesday night to 358 feet Coast guardsmen stood by to take out the West Alton residents should the dike go The Missouri fell slowly at Jef ferson City this morning after reaching 3421 feet Wednesday night the highest since 1844 35Foot Stage The Missouri Power and Light company plant which serves the rest of the town had water on tha floor but company officials said Draft Board Clerk Orders Son to Report Muncie Ind P The days work of mailing draft notices sandbags would keep out the main flood and permit operation to stage of 38 feet The Mississippi here has been high for two Three drowned in backwaters of that1 river south of East St Louis 111   

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