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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Newspaper Edited tor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEI6HIORS HOME EDITION VOL urn AnocUtcd Prtu and UnlUd Prat Full Leiue Wires Five dcnU Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 23 1151 Conflfts o Two One I One Mans Opinion A Comateataiy ly W EARL HALL Monoginf Editor A Little of This A Little of That S hope were in agreement on this one general proposition my good friends I contend that there are some days that just wereni designed for heavy or profound thinking This is one of them In my own case this conviction is going to take the form of a commentary of miscellany drawn from here and there and every where mostly my daily news paper column Im not going to try to save any souls or remake any worlds At your end of the line I just hope that youre going to be in the lame mood Im hoping that youll have a preference for what might be referred to as chitchat as dis tinguished from profound observa tions about earthshaking events That will make for a meeting of minds for a pleasant quarter of an hour together I trust A Confession First And I think Im going to start by confessing that I havent yet made good on one aspiration I put in towords in my column on the very first day of this year I hope some time during the 12 months ahead I wrote to muster up enough nerve to do something that has been gather ing form in my thoughtprocesses for a long long time When a motorist nonchalantly plants his car squarely across the pedestrians path while waiting for a stoplight Im planning to open the back door and proceed on my way through said car As a little MU on this act of bold courage Im planning to leave both backdoors wide open Greater Boldnw Needed When the time comet for this I added Ill probably lose my nerve But at the moment I cant a better way to point up involved in this too common performance by our motorists If somebody carries through on MY resolution here outlined I concluded I wont be too disappointed Id like to pass on a reportaboutlttofljy readers or listeners as the case might be No I havent yetscrewed up my courage sufficiently to do what needs doing My only comfort rests in the fact that theres still sev eral months left in I always get bolder as the year gets older Wrong Picture Printed And now to turn to something else equally unimportant in the scheme of things And again I draw on that personal column I have always felt that news papers which give space to the picture of a little boy or sometimes a mere a big cigar are making a mistake from the standpoint of news evaluation I think youre going to remem ber one of a few weeks ago It showed a4 year old Portland Ore girl puffing away on a giantEl Ropo Her father was listed as a grocer was stated that the childs smoking had his full approval I asked then and Why I ask my own and other papers insist on a pic ture of the old man The public Im sure would be interested in seeing what such a jackass looks like Sunday Sickness Remedy Earlier this year I spent quite a little time visiting with you about strange malady which has been designated Morbus Sabbaticus In Latin that means Sunday Sickness and it accounts for so many empty church pews on Sun day forenoon Mostly I just de scribed the symptoms Its a shame wrote one of my friends to leave one in that con dition without at least offering to help the many who are afflicted And she followed this up with what she recommended as a sure fire prescription On morning rise at oclock and use plenty of cold wa ter on the face eat a plain hearty breakfast Then mix up and take internally a dose composed of the following ingredients And Stir Them Well Will push energy determina tion selfrespect respect for Gods day respect for Gods Book a de sire to be somebody and the de sire to be a good citizen Stir the above ingredients well add a little love to make it sweet take a large dose every 3 minutes until Sunday school time unless relief comes sooner If the day is stormy an ex ternal application of overshoes raincoats and umbrellas will be helpful And now that weve taken care of that momentous problem were ready for something else Lesson From Russian Not so long ago my attention was drawnto the visit in a neigh boring city by a former lieutenant colonel in the Russian air force He had what seemed to me to be extremely valuable lesson for homegrown Americans who wake CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Allied Negotiators Get Final Briefing UN Advance Headquarters Korea negotia tors gathered here again Monday armed with final UN in structions for the resumption of Korean war ceasefire talks in Kaesong Wednesday Vice Adm C Turner Joy chief of the 5man United Na tions team flew back from Tokyo Monday night after a series of conferences with Gen Matthew B Ridgway He Iranians May Settle Oil Dispute Formula Found for Negotiation was accompanied by two oth er UN delegates Maj Gen L Craigie and Rear Adm Arleigh Burke They talked with the supreme allied commander Saturday Sun day and Monday Secret decisions made in Tokyo probably will remain secret un jl the 9th meeting ofnegotiators in a Kaesong schoolhouse Wed nesday The Korean war will be months old Wednesday Whether t will end soon or flare up anew in bloody fighting hinges on set dement of one vital question Shall the question of withdrawn of all foreign troops from Korea placed on the ceasefire agenda The reds have insisted that the question be debated in fullscale armistice talks to start when the ist of topics for discussion has jeen adopted The United Nations have said t is a political matter to be de cided after an armistice Wednesdays meeting may pro duce an unbreakable deadlock or a compromise that will permit he talks to go on The 8th meeting between allied and red negotiators ended abrupt y Saturday after the communists requested a recess to enable both ides to study the proposals thus ar presented No Earlier It may be tbe reds wanted time o consult Peiping and Moscow In agreeing to the recess Joy suggested the conference resume arlier if possible There has been no indication however that it wflL Joy flew to Tokyo Saturday accompanied by Delegates Maj Gen L C Craigie of the air force and Rear Adm Arleigh Burke Estate Left by Farmer Eagle Grove Inventory has een filed in Wright county dis rict court at Clarion for the argest estate ever probated in that county W E James farmer and stock aiser left an estate valued at 446387 Inheritance Tehran Iran Iranian cabinet member said Monday formula has been found for re opening negotiations with t h British on the oil nationalization The first specific statement o progress in settling the critica British Iranian deadlock cam from Dr Karim Sanjabi ministe of education Af ter a 6hour con ference betweenPrime Ministe Mohammed Mossadegh the cabi net and the Iranian oil national ization board Expect Announcement Another member of the govern ment indicated that some forma announcement of the extent ane nature of the progress might b made after continued talks Mon day Jiight with President Tru mans global troubleshooter W Averell Harriman Kazem Hassibi a governmen1 representative on the oil board said GOY Dewey Extends Visit in Hong Kong Honr Thomas E Dewey of New York has ex tended his visit to this British crown colony two days in orcJer to receive an up to date report on communist activities in Ma laya Burma and Thailand from British commissioner general fori southeast Donald taxes have been estimated at Approximately 00 His brother and sole heir Walter James has been named administrator There are only minor debts against the estate The inventory includes 2408 acres of farmland of which 348 cres was held alone 240 acres held jointly with Walter James and Millard Brown and 1820 acres held jointly with his brother Asia Malcolm Mac The cabinet and the joint oi xard agreed on a memorandum which will be handed to Hani man tonight It forms ihe basis on which legptiations with the British migb be resumed The memorandum apparently is Dased on the result of weeklong talks between Harriman and Ira nian leaders There was no immediate indi cation what specific points were contained in the memorandum Not With British Sanjabi hinted however tha1 fanis sticking to its position tha any negotiations will be with rep of the disputed Anglo Iranian Oil company and not with he British government An informed source said earli r that Harriman had suggestec reopening the negotiations with a British government delegation If the British find the Iranian formula acceptable Harrimans mission may have cracked the deadlock which brought the worlds biggest refinery at Aba dan on the Persian Gulf to a virtual standstill and might have mperfled the peace of the world SAME BUek put24 tnflie IB AP Wlrcphoto caused an estimated loss of about to the Farmers Cooperative elevator at Man son Saturday Russell Doster manager who set the loss figure said the elevator contained about 80000 bushels of corn soybeans and oats The fire spread rapidly and in a little more than two hours demolished the wood and sheet metal structure APWirepboto FRENCH HERO Henri Philippe Petain 95 French hero of Verdun in World war I whose life sentence for treason in World war n was com muted last monthdied Monday on bleak where he had served more than 5 years of his jail sentence Marshal Retain French Dies at 95 He dTeu France Henri Philippe Petain the French herb of Verdun in World war I died Monday on this bleak island where he had served mon than5 years of a life sentence for treason in World war n He was 95 years old But he was not a prisoner when he died The French governmen commuted his sentence last month shortly after the parliamentary elections because the state o bis health and he was move from his prison cell to a private mansion here off the southwes coast of France It was announced that Junera services will be held Wednesday in the Church Notre Dame Du Port in Port Joinville on this is Petains lawyers wired gov ernment officials a request to re lent and permitburial at Verdun instead of on He dYeu but the request was denied Pneumonia Relapse The aged marshal died at a m 220 a m CST in the slands military hospital He hac been in failing health for months and since an attack of pneumonia m April had suffered several re apses Several days ago his family and iis lawyers again were called to lis bedside His 75yearold wife Annie who had voluntarily shared his exile was with him when Tie died Ironically death came to Petain only 3 days after it claimed the 3ennan commander former Crown Prince op osed him at Verdun Wilhelm died Triday at Hechingen Germany Petains heroic defense at Ver dun in 1916 had made him one of Frances greatest military heroes His immortal battle shall not around the world With it he rallied the rench to a memorable stand in one of the of modern history But the national hero of World war I and elder statesman of the etweenwar years became a trai or in the eyesof many French men after Hitler invaded France n 1940 Summoned at the age of 84 to he helm of a France recoiling Before the onrushiug nazi armies t was his lot to surrender his country to the victorious Germans Then he becamechief of state of a semipuppet government set up n Vichy Found Guilty After the liberation of France Petain faced trial in the summer of 1945 It was the first trial of the head of a French government dnce King Louis XVI was con victed and guillotined in 1793 for treating with the enemy The high court of justice found etain guilty of intelligence with he German enemy and pro nounced a death sentence But the court expressed hope the sentence vould not be executed Gen Charles DeGaulle the war ime Free French leader who jecame president of the French provisional government immedi itely after the war commuted the sentence to life imprisonment Swore Innocence Pelain a feeble warrior of 89 it the time of he trial stood in he prisoners dock at the conclu sion of testimony and told the jury hat on the threshold of death I wear that I always served Besides the death sentence the ourt sentenced him to national ndignily and ordered all his property confiscated He retained iis title of marshal which under nrench law is a personal title last ng for life On Nov 16 1945 he was sent to Eisenhower Wants Single West Army Washington senator just returned from Europe said Mon day Gen Dwight D Eisenhower wants a nonnational army under a single flag and command to defend western Europe Senator Brewster one of 5 members of the senate foreign relations committee who returned Monday from an inspec tion trip to Europe quoted Eisen hower as saying he is going all out in support of this idea Britain Opposed The British oppose the Eisen hower plan Brewster said He added that he was told France and western Germany are near agree ment however on the genera principles of singleuniform army Eisenhower was given the task of building a western European defense force The original thought was that each nation would con tribute troops but theywould re tain their national uniforms The administration proposes to put 6 U S divisions into the force In Paris Gen Eisenhowers leadquarters said it had no com ment on Sen Brewstefs state ment The senators came hack from Surope in general agreement this tiny sealashed island off the French Atlantic coast southwest of Nantesto serve out his sen tence President Requests Armed Forces Hike Beyond 3500000 Will Fly Shermans ome By ALBURN D WEST dmiral For Naples Italy rest P Sherman his last mission completed as head of the Ameri i AJJ W WV IIItlti B here is need for greater speed in job until President Truman fills Building western defenses against communism Want Greece Turkey Brewster said the touring sen ators were unanimous in support oi proposal made by Britain and France for the admission of Greece and Turkey to the North Atlantic pact group Britain and France have op josed permitting Spain to join but Brewster said the senators were impressed in conferences with Franco that Spain has a arge reserve of o fight communism FRANK THORNE DIES ff Frank E Chorne 90 pioneer merchant of Tredericksburg diedat his home lere Sunday morning He was the father of Gene Thornemanaging editor of the Waterloo Daily Courier Sports Bulletin MRS LES JOHNSXONE APPARENT MEDALIST Mrs Les of Mason City 1941 champion apparent medalist with most qualifiers in Monday in the Iowa state womens golf tour nament begin held at the Ma son City Country club She 75 one under womens par and 3 over mens par She had a 36 on the first nine and a 39 on the second In second place was Mrs H R StMts Davenport 1949 title holder with a 3841 for a total Bebe Fisher Boonc last years runnerup had a 4843 for a 91 Corky Major Ottumwa shot 4841 for an 82 total can navy starts his last flight increase in the an home death nual military spending rate in the The 54yearold U S chief of year ahead naval operations died in his Napleshotel Mondaynbon after suffering two heart attacks He had just completed a tour of Europes Atlantic pact defense area He had also visited Gen eralissimo Francisco Franco and was believed to have reached a tentative agreementfor American use of Spanish air and naval bases The admirals body will be taken Tuesday to Naples airport after simple services on the deck of the American warship USS Mt Olympus anchored in the Bay of Naples The body was taken to the ship Sunday A message from President Tru man said the loss is great and Secretary of State Dean Acheson hailed the naval member of the joint chiefs of staff as a statesman who saw beyond the military problems to the ob jectives of natural policy At Bedside Mrs Sherman who was at her husbands beside when he died left Sunday night lor the United States by special plane The admirals body was placed aboard Ihe U S S Mt Olympus It is expected to be flown home shortlylor Burial Also at ihe deathbed was Adm Robert B Carney American com mander of allied forcesin south ern Europe who is being men v STERLING F GREEN Washington 5VPresident TruniiaiiMonday told con gress it probably will be necessary to strengthen the armed forces beyond the present goal of 3500000 men regardless of peace prospects in Korea He called for speed ahead on the military buildup with no yielding to those who would discard the antiinfla tion control system or shoot it full of holes The njessage was Mr Trumans midyear economic re port It went to along with a 255 page eco nomic review prepared by his council of economic advisers Mr Truman set his sights on a This he Vwfll require up to 2000000 more workers 5 per cent boost innational output des pile cuts in Vcivilianl goods plus stiff taxes controls to offset a widening inflationary gap At this moment he disclosed are reviewing bur immediate goals for military strength andi is quite possible we shall have to raise them in several importan respects The president called the 3500 000man strength of the armed forces now almost reached an interim goal which may be in adequate against the worldwide threat of soviet blackmail anc aggression It now appears as we review our strategic situation in the lighf of world events that these goals may need to be raised whether or not we have an armistice in Ko rea he told the legislators The strategic and military jected OPS Permits Higher Price on Clothing WaaUngtMi on some clothing and a limited number f of other manufactured goods were permittedlMbnday by the office of price stabilization n Jt was the first breakthrough of an OPS order ofJune 30 frees ing most price ceilings It permitted a number of in creases held up by the June SO freeze order to go into effect im mediately There will be none of theprice decreaseswhich had been planned by OPS at the time of the freeze Congress banned aH price rollbacks lor 31 days it worked on new economic con trols legislation Slightly higher retail prices principally on woolen goods arc expected as a result of Mondays A considerable range of manu factured goods also may be ADMIRAL LYNDE McCORMICK Naval Chief tioned as a possible successor to Sherman Adm L D McCor mick vice chief of naval opera tions will take over Shermans the post Sherman replaced Adm Louis Denfeld as navy chief in the bit ter squabble over unification of the army navy and air ibrce A brilliant flying admiral he was jumped over the heads of 9 senior office to become the youngest chief of operations in the navys history Although some of his fellow of ficers were critical when he took the post after President Truman fired Denfeld Shermans leader ship won him the confidence and devotion of the whole navy The admiral arrived here Satur day after talks inMadrid Paris and London Newsmen who talk ed with him said he appeared in good health but looked tired Navy officers said he had not slept well during the night flight from Lon don Sherman a descendant of John and Priscilla Alden is survived by a daughter Elizabeth Ann the wife of Lt Cmdr John Fitzpatrick ormerly assistant naval attache in Madrid Trouble Shooter Known as a troubleshooting compromise expert Sherman first earned about ships from his Srandfather an old New Bedford Mass whaling captain Born in Merrimac N H he graduated second in his class at Annapolis in 1917 and saw service in World war I In 1922 he became a pilot and from then on served in naval avia tion A brilliant planner and com mander of combat operations Sherman during the Japanese war served as chief of staff to the commander of the Pacific fleet air studies needed for such decisions have not been completed if it is indeed necessary to raise our sights I shall later submit to the congress requests for the addi tional funds required Whether or not new air groups and navy an marine units are added he said we must move full speed aheac toward our present goals I WWte Bleating It had been known that the Pen tagon chiefs were weighing an ex pansion of their forces Mondays message however was thefirst token of white house blessing for the proposal Congressional opposition coulc be foreseen Senator Taft B Ohio already has proposed a half million man cut in the authorized strength a slowdown in rearma ment to spaceit over 4 years in stead of 3 so as to reduce planned federal spending and Mr Trumanstruck out at ex tremists as he called them who at the first signs of a letdown of the conflict in Korea have commenced to clamor for a reduc tion in our defense program As soon as there is a slight softening of inflationary pressures these extremists are ready to dis card the whole structure of infla tionary controls or shoot it full o holes he said It would be a costly mistake to heed such he said be cause the need for military strength did not begin with the Korean war Nor will it end when and if the fighting in Korea ceases Can Support Program The president reported that the countrys economy in the best oi health aside from inflationary troubles can support the ambitious defense program and yet remain strong and grow stronger The costs ofnational security domestic and foreign now are running above a year he said The rate will be by New Years day staff under Fleet Adm Chester W Nimitz the top naval commander in the Pacific Sherman commanded the carrier Wasp when it was sunk by a Japanese submarine off the Solo mon islands in 1942 He won the navy cross for his work in helping to save 90 per cent of his crew After the war he returned to Washington as deputy chief of naval operations leaving that ost to take command of the 6th ask fleet in the Mediterranean 3e was there when appointed to succeed Denfeld Drew Up Compromise Earlier he and Lt Gen Lauris tforstad of theair force took lead ing roles in working out the com jromise which led to unification of he armed forces Because of his negotiating tal ents he was picked for the del cate job of bargaining with Franco for Spanish bases Sherman supported President force and later as deputy chief of Truman in his firing of Gen Douglas MacArthur and later made a trip to Korea while maneuvering was going on for setting up the present ceasefire talks Briefly the OPS action permits manufacturers to put into effect new higher ceiling prices if thaw prices 1 Had been approved by the OPS v j mfl ofeCA batoreJulyfi to gbyrito effect after that date It wasnot known how general ously announced new prices to take effect after July 1 OPS of ficials saidthey thought the num ber of manufacturers was not sig nificantly large FBI Hunts for Man Charged With AuWTheft TherBtis looking for Kenneth McDonald Graettinger accord ing a complaint filed Monday Before Police acting TJ S commissioner It charges McDonald with the inter state transportation of a stolen auto McDonald already was being sought by Iowa authorities for questioning in connection with a 52100 embezzlementfrom Graettinger electric light plant The car was stolen from Charles City July 2 accordingto Judge Dunn by McDonald who told a used car dealer that he wanted to try it and then never returned it On July 5 the judge said McDon ald was arrested by the highway patrol at Cardova m on a charge jf speeding He posted bond but never returned All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Tuesday Low Monday night 64 Warmer Tuesday with high 90 and nearly a yearlowa Partl doudy Monday oence Whereas 6 per cent of total pro duction went into defense be fore Korea 11 per cent now is go ing and 20 percent will be so channeled in mid1952 That com pares with 50 per cent in 1944 night with low 60 to 65 Tues day considerable sunshine and warmer with high 85 to 90 Light variable winds through Tuesday Further outlook Scat tered showers or thunderstorms west portion Tuesday night or Wednesday and east portion by Wednesday night or Thursday Warm and humid by Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Warm Tuesday Low Monday night 55 north to 60 south High Tues day near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a nv Monday Maximum 88 Minimum 56 At 8 a nv 73 YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimum v 59 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Sunday Maximum 88 Minimum 62 At 8 a m 69 Precipitation trace Maximum Sunday IS YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 5   

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