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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                Daily Ntwspaptr CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSFAMR THAT MAKIS ALL MOtTM IOWANS NIICHIORS HOME EDITION TOt LYU mil MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 27 1W1 Thlc CwuiiU Two ItcUom auction Vote to Permit Price Rolls of NonFarm Goods MARVIN L ARROWSMITH conferees voted tentatively early Friday to permit price rollbacks on nonfarm commodities to levels which prevailed just before the Korean certain cost increases are taken into ac count The tentative decision came near the end of an allnight session of the conference committee which toextend economic con legislation through next June The extension measure covers wage price rent and other emer gency curbs Meet Again Senator Maybank DS the joint committee chairman told reporters the group will meet again later in the day to make a final decision regarding the non farm rollback provision He said a few other provisions also will come up for a final vote at that time Those matters include what to do about a proposal to scrap the ban voted on livestock slaughter quotas by both the senate and the house The legislation would keep in tact the 10 per cent beef price rollback already in effect but would bar additional price cut backs for that commodity The price administration planned two more reductions each 4 per cent MacArthur Maps Plans for Tour By HELM AN MORIN New York Gen Douglas tf acArthur is mapping plans for a series of major speeches on for eign and domestic issues an au horitative source said Friday MacArthur returned Thursday for other farm commodities could be rolled back to 90 per cent of the level of last May 19 or to the parity2 level whichever was high er Committee officials said how ever that in practice the farm rollback section could affect only a few commodities such as cot ton wool veal and lamb Falls Short In its tentative form the com promise extension bill fell far Private organizations He is goin jhorf of the kind of controls legis lation President Truman has re quested The separate bills passed earlier by the senate and house night from a railroad southern and western NewEng land He addressed a joint session o the Massachusetts house and sen ate in Boston on Wednesda night C Speeches The informant who declinet use of his name said MacArthur has a tentative schedule of speeches to be delivered in wide ly separated points in the Unitec States His next appearance thesourc said probably will be in Ohio an in Miami Beach AH 6 will be de livered before the end of 1951 h said MacArthurs official spokesman retired Major General Courtne prices Whitney confirmed the fact tha more speeches and observation platform tours have been plannec by the former far eastern com mander Whitney said however thatth larm MacArthur schedule is not ye definitely lined up He added He has received invitations t speak before practically even state legislature in the country as well as a great many civic an to accept some of them His Yoke MacArthur himself indicated and used automobiles and such household items as radios and tel evision his Boston speech that he hai said at on my voice a oftiiCVt It also approved be in the interest of the American er credit conpeople federal reserve Whitney said MacArthur was pleased with the reaction re were minus most oi the additional such controls authority which president poinl sought1 loud and often as The eonfr more liberal trolithan the boardnow has in effect covering the installment purchase ofnew to his speech The general Jiifclit rbe administration won at least said and others reached him dur one victory when the conferees agreed to permit rent rollbacks to levels which prevailed just before the Korean warinnewly desig nated critical defense areas In bill rent increases of up to 20 per cent both the senate and house was a provision authorizing areas now controlled Committee officials estimated creases in most that cases the in would amount to only 5 to 7 per centbe cause boosts have been granted since 1947 for many dwellings The compromise bfll produced by the senatehouse conference committee mustgo back to both chambers for final votes5 before going to MrTruman to be signed ceived hundredsof telegrams anc telephone calls immediately after he finishedspeaking Whitney ing his tour Thursday After Arthur he left went by Boston Mac automobile to Waltham Framingham Spring field and Chicopee Mass Enroute IB stopped at two army hospitals to talk with disabled soldiers many of them wounded in Korea levelf backplatform appear ances in a number of Connecticu cities including Hartford and Haven during the twoday into law The conference committee is working under the gun Controls legislation expires July 31 unless extended anew as is or unless the committee whips together a bill which can get twohouse approval before midnightTuesday Cerro Gordo Red Cross Quota The American Ped Cross area office at St Louis has put Cerro Gordo countys quota at in the 5 million dollar drive to pro vide aid for the flood area it was revealed Friday Checks should be made out to The American Red Cross The fund at present stands as follows Receipts Thursday At two 3873 At office 3300 Total 7173 lip Mrs MacArthur was beside him during the entire tour Whitney told reporters that MacArthur has made no deci Previously collected 17600 Total to BULLETINS DOUGLAS HILL F1G1IT Washington Senator DoufUs Dm said Friday he will fight two federal Judge appointments made by President Truman COMPROMISE REACHED Washington Mc Farland of Arlxona told the Friday a senatehouse has agreed on a com fromlM economic controls bill tare no details sion on the various offers from commercial firms that he has re ceived Asked about rumors that feelers had been extended to MacArthur about the post ofbase ball commissioner which recently became vacant Whitnev replied nothing in it He added his personal opinion that the general wouldnot accept the office if approached directly Price Ceiling on Ice Is Raised Washington govern ment price ceiling on ice has been of the suns heat The office of price stabiliza tion froze the price of ice last January when it was cheaper to make Ice plants complained that they couldnt afford to make ice at the governmentset price Merl Young Enters Boyle Loan Scene Boyle Story OM Pace 2 St Louis name of Merl Young was linked by the PostDispatch Friday with that of William M Boyle Jr democratic national committee chairman in lelping a St Louis firm get a 565000 loan from the reconstruc ion finance corporation The newspaper which two days ago disclosed Boyle had been on he firms payroll said Young toined Boyle and James P Finne ian former internal revenue col lector here in bringing pressure on RFC officials for approval of a loan to the American Lithofold corporation Key Firure Young like Boyle a Missourian once was identified by the Ful right senate subcommittee on janking is a key figure in favorit sm and the influence network of the RFC lending decisions The PostDispatch gave Charles 1 Alexander head of the RFC of ice nere as its source for Youngs art in helping obtain the 1949 loan which had been turned down 3 times Alexander has been a witness before a federal grand jury her investigating the official conduc of Finnegan who resigned after thestart of the inquiry The newspaper reported Alex ander toldit that Young tele phoned him in December 1948 from Washington saying th democratic national committee i interested in the Lithofold Corp loan Alexander said he sent report of the conversation to his superiors in Washington Sent to RFC Alexander said he told Young liles on the loan application seen sent to the RFC in Wash ington and Young seemed to be leased Alexander added tha Young made no further calls to lim The PostDispatch has charge hat both Boyle and Finnegan were on the payroll of the firm Boyle at a month and Fin negan at The newspaper said that in all Boyle receive about in ments Boyle has acknowledged he was on the payroll of the firm for a short time and received some egal maintained hehac quit law practice shortly after he became head of the deinocrati party Ask Jail for 2nd Reckless Drivers Here Mandatory jail terms for driv ers convicted of reckless driving and for second offenders of Ma on City speed laws pro wsed by Mayor H E Bruce at the next meeting of the city coun cilbe said Friday He also will urge the council at iCrAug 6 session to amend the resent speed laws to provide a liding scale of fines for first vio itors The scale would increase fine according to the rate of eed at which the offender was driving he explained Mayor Bruce said he had re eived numerous complaints re entiyiof persons driving at ex essive speeds and in a careless r reckless manner I dont think we should wait untilwe have a serious accident sefore we do something he de clared We should do it now The speed limit is 25 miles an our in Mason City residential areas and 20 miles an hour in the usiness section Police Chief Leo Mlstpt reminded motorists Friday Driving at excessive speeds sually is accompanied by careless The police department will co jerate with all city officials and tizens to control and curtail this icessive speeding and reckless driving Chief AHstot said At present the fine in police lurt for conviction of speeding and costs Reckless or care ess driving brings higher fines or jail sentence depending on the eriousness or circumstances suri ounding the charge Allied Leaders Seek Demilitarized Zone Along Battle Line PLANS tightlipped al G Turner Joy who Friday announced the UNs plans for a ceasefire line sits in his jeep after attending Wednes days negotiations at Kaesong It is believed that Admiral Joy chief UN delegate told the reds the UN wanted a de militarized zone corresponding roughly to the present battle line Reds Hung on Ropes Then Talks Began Washington army claimed Friday the allies had the communists in Korea hanging on the month but held off trying to deal a knockout punch in order to show good faith in peace talks At the same time the army officially accused the enemy of carrying out a tremendous buildup of troops and weapons at the front since the original peace proposal was made June 23 In contrast the army one United Nations combat unit Scandal Threatens More Gage Teams wa pulled out of the battle are and sent to Japan The unit w not identified On Record The armys report was given an unusual ontherecord brief ing for newsmen at the Pentago Ordinarily briefings of this na tore are held to give reporter background information only bv this time the army spokesma read a statement for publication Late in May it said the alii had just beaten off a major Ch nese communistdrive in the disastrous defeat since the Chi nese entered the war last Novem ber The Chinese were driven ba Peoria tragic bribe scandal which already has fiven college sports its fclackes lour threatens to engulf even more U S schools and their heroes Police authorities hinted Thurs day that other alread are find their names in disgracing headlines be ore the investigation is ended Where the dismal story will ireak next is not known Th atest disclosure here led to th rusted protege inthe househol of Bradley universitys presiden David Blair Owen Accepted Fred Schlictman 21yearold junior student toll police Thursday night that hehai ccepted in payoff money after a fixed Bradleygame witi Oregon State last December His was the 6th tainted name on Biradleys powerful cage roster o ast season Schlictman denied however nat he had done anything t manipulate the score of the game ive of his ca Gene Melchiorrer Aaron recce Jim Kelly Bud Grover and Bill have con dealing with gamblers shave points of games Michael A Shore Peoria county tates attorney says Melchiorre until this week an idol toPeoria ans was the ringleader Shore ays Squat Squeaky Gene pro osed selling his and his team mates services to New York amblers Nick The Greek and ony Englisis brothers and the igitive hoodlum Jack Zip West A scheme involving 12 radley games waff considered by elchiorre and the gamblers hore said but only a few event ally were fixed Doublecrossed In addition the states attorney aid Melchiorre doublecrossed the ther Bradley players by pocket driving heexplained ing some of the bribe money given 3 him for relay to the others Schools besides Bradley whose than 30 of ave been involved so far are 4 York schools City College New York Long Island uni ersity Manhattan college and ew York university and Toledo Ohio university District Attorney Frank S Ho fanof New York said Thursday lat more teams may be involved Heavy Oil Silt Covers Kansas City By SAM SMITH Kansas City Mo sour smelling blanket of more than 10000000 tons of oilsoaked silt covered much of Kansas City Fri day It was everywhere It was piled like muddy snow drifts 18 inches deep ih places Army engineers estimated that 3500000 tons of the gummy stuff clogged the citys streets alone A score of bulldozers and hundreds ot dump trucks worked to clear it away Private industry had an even more staggering task It had 12 645000 tons of silt to deal with It was the top soil of countless millions of acres borne into the city by the flood waters of the Kaw river which swelled over its banks and roared into the cUy two weeks a bUck Friday the 13th The army estimated the muck had a basic weight of 110 pounds per cubic foot The task of clean ing up the streets of the city was about 40 per cent complete they said The major thoroughfares in the devastated sections of Argentine Fairfax Armourdale and central industrial district were open to traffic Utilities service was being restored as rapidly as possible The putrifying carcasses of some 7500 hogs cattle and sheep found in streets on rooftops and in basements wherever they drowned or died of have been removed And the hundreds of automo biles and trucks abandoned by their In their headlonr flltht for safety have been hauled away Crews estimated by army en rlneers at men were en In the monumental task of gettingprivate industry opcr atinr again Perhaps the cleanup job could best be appreciated in terms of a single Great Western Paint Manufacturing Corp in the central industrial district During the flood water poured into the plant filling the basement ment and rising to a height of 14 feet on the first floor In addition to the oil and mud the flood waters mixed with a carload of wallpaper paste which made a kind of glue Several sacks of cold water paint turned into plaster when the water seeped into them And then from neighboring warehouses a mixture of soap powder mayonnaise vinegar and other odds and ends poured in The bodies of 3 hogs were desposited on the roof of the loading dock when the flood receded He saidthe investigation is con tinuing that his staff has leads and the information may turn out to be worthless have substance or it may The scandal originally broke in New York last spring and its growing impetus derived from the efforts of New York police Peoria sports fans many of them still wearing a slappedin theface look continue to ask How could it happen here School officials who had fore sworn Madison Square Garden tournaments last spring because of the eastern gambling revela tions were equally puzzled President Owen in whose cam pus home Schlichtman roomed said at first hecouldnt believe it He made that Tuesday the day of the break here when he was at Mackinac Island Mich vacationing Sharing the vacation with him was Schlictnian Thursday night Owen told re jprters as far as Im concerned could leave hundred dollar bills ying allover thehouse and Im sure that boy Schlictman would never pick them up attorneys investigators that Mel chiotre had mentioned to hiin in ah offhand way the possibilityof making money on games ie thought Squeaky was joking le said Melchiorre handed him an envelope containing after he OregonState game here last December because he said I didnf do anything wrong and the earn won by an agreedupori margin No Thonzht Schlictman implicated in the mess by the statements of the 5 ther Bradley players said ie cored 21 points during the game and didnt give a thought to shav ing points He declared that he latertold is parents about the deal and that hey advised him to return the noney However he decided to keep it he said actu ally hadnt done anything wrong Charles City Boy Drowns in River Charles House 14 on of Mrand Mrs Glenn House f Davenport drownedin the Ge ar river near Lions field at 2 mFriday while swimmingin 6 r 8 feet of water a short distance xDm the shore Henry Lum 35 a Hawaiian was with the lad was saved y Mrs J C Olson wife of a oliceman who shouted to him to hold of a boat He did and ras saved by firemen House had been here visiting his brother Hobert for about days and had been swimming in confusion thearmy said wit losses of more than 100000 men The allies were in a good pas tion to follow through the state ment continued but held up th drive after agreeing to enter int peace talks This is what the spokesman said On May 16 the Chinese commu nists launched a major offensiv on the east central front and drbv the SouthKorean forces bac about 20 miles The threat toth 10th corps was contained by th second division and the 3rd U moved from reserve Reds Broken By May 23 the forces communist effort wasbroken an the 8th army moved immediate into counter offensive The weigh of this counteroffensive was effective that the com munists were driven back in con fusion losing over 100000 men and suffering 10000 prisoners This was for the Chinese fhei most disastrous defeat since entered the war last November Acting in good faith the XI after June 23 accepted the pro posal to explore the possibility o peace and halted the advance It is evidence of good faith bj the TIN that further tactical ex ploitatiou of UN forces was halted at the very moment when the were in the position t achieve an even greater success They the communists were hanging on the ropes School Bond Issue Beaten at Calmar Calmar A 535000 bond issu for a new addition to the Calmar public school was defeated her Thursday by a margin of 45 votes The vote was 208 opopsed 207 in favor A total of 420 ballots were cast of which 252 or 60 per cent were necessary to carry the measure There were 5 spoiled ballots When the same measure wa voted on last year it was defeated by a margin of 24 ballots Don Meyer president of the schod board said another vote on t bond issue would be called at later date All About MUOUl The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Fri day night Low Friday night 63 Saturday partly high of 86 cloudy with irery day with Lum who is a ccent graduate of the Midland inotype school Neither of them ras an expert swimmer and had een using life preservers At the time of the accident either of the swimmers had life reservers on and both are be eved to have wandered beyond heir depth An effort was made to resusci te House but it was unsuccess il Iowa Partly cloudy a little cooler and less humid innorth nortion Saturday Scattered showers anc thunderstorms southeast half o state this afternoon Low Friday night 63 to 65 High Saturday 83 in northeast 88 southwest Further qutlook Partly cloudj with gradual return to warm and more humid conditions Sun day and Monday Scattered thundershowers in west Sunday and more general over state Monday Minnesota Mostly fair Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night 55 north 60 south High Saturday 8085 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 89 67 80 86 55 U S Aim Provide Dollars Washington IP Defense Marshall Secretary of off the record Friday in telling senators at a public hearing that Europe is contributing men while the U S putsup dollars for common de fense Although there were about100 spectators in the Toom Marshall said he didnt want hisremarks put in the official record We are proposing dollars to arm men other than our men he said We are contributing dollars rather than men although we have made some sacrifices of our men in Korea Will Furnish Men The other side European al lies is thinking of menThey want equipment but they are thinking of men the senate foreign relations cohv mittee before which Marshall was testifying onthe foreign aid program said he coped newsmen wouldnt publish Mar shalls remarks Reds Get Recess for Decision Down to Meat of Truce Talk By ROBERT B TUCKMAN TIN Advance allies told the com munists Friday where they want to draw the ceasefire line in why Vice Adm C Turner Joy chief UN delegate explained the allied position in detailas negotiators got down to the meat ofarmis tice talks in their llth meeting at Kaesocg Admiral Joytalked 52 minutes He gave the reds two marked military maps to picture sition r The communist generals no comment Instead they asked for and got an adjournment until 10 a m Saturday 6 p m CST North Will Reply Korean Gen Nam H spokesman for the red delegation presumably will present the com munist reply atthat time The general understanding li the United States for a demilitarized zone roughly alone the present battle line The com munists want it alongJthe 38th parallel Starting miles the 38th parallel onthe east coast the battle lines run of roughly15 to20 milesnorthVof news agency as well as lor the communisfpaper The Daily Work customarily cover hearings such as this one It could not be determined immediately whether newsmen for eitherwas present at his point A member of the senate press gallery staff said Jean Montgomery one of the Tass re porters picked up a copy of Mar shalls prepared testimony at the opening of the hearing Later in the hearing Senator Gillette DIowa noted that Mar shall had said this contributing dollars country was other nations were contributing men Marshall asked that Gillettes question be off the record He said such would not have a good effect abroad Second Request Connally once more called over to newsmen that this is off the ecord and asked them not to write about it But then Connally went on to observe that the hear ing was open to the public and nu merous spectators were in the room He said if Marshall wanted to make any further off the record eraarks he should reserve them or later closed sessions of the ommittee Gillette then rephrased nis uestion to remark that the 340 00 ground troops mentioned by Marshall as the American contri lution in Europe in 1952 was not an inconsiderable number of men No it is not Marshall agreed Clarion Marine on Transport Home 38 for 75 miles to Chorwori Thea they drop sharply south Imjin crossing tb at a point east armistice site statement opening actual r i n ope acua Beporters for Tass the Russian negotiations for an took iws acency as well as for the most of sion i San Francisco Idwans are aboard the transport Gen Nel on M Walker vhich is due here 18minutes weres de voted to procedural two delegations reached ment in principle onrjuit tackle the4 major points of truce talks a 1JN announcement said and named teams of offlceri to work out the Then Admiral Joy inga prepared statement on the allied position It was officially described as a sparsely phrased and logical s expressed a military said Air Force Brig Gen WflliamTNuckbls allied spokesman who was present This military view is the area to which UN delegates frequently stated they will confine themselves Both Joy and Nam leaned for ward with their elbowsTon thr table They were closer together physically than they have been for some time Nuckols said Although Joy xead from a care fully prepared statement Nuckols said the UN delegation had a great deal of discretionary power in its armistice talks Hesaid didnt know how muchleeway tha 5 Chinese and North Korean generals had The UN wants to settle on most defensible battle line pos sible This is generally understood to be approximately along the present lines where allied troops hold positions on higher hills and peaks thanthose along the forti fied 38th parallel Along parallel Communists made it clear from the start they want the line to be along the parallel dividing line between North and South Korea today with army and marine Establishment of a 3mile naval orps personnel returning from the rient They included ey Clarion Charles City Soldier Missing Charles Kenneth arrow son of Mr and Mrs Del ert B Darrow is missing in ae on in Korea it has been learned R SAME bck JUf ncxni itilk M neurtal zone off the shores of Ko rea is believed tied to thisagenda Cpl LeeRamitem The reds brought a newcomer believed to be a high ranking navai officer Friday Presumably hewas an adviser to the com munist delegation although he did not enter the conference room A communist staff officer said he was a North Korean naval of ficer There was no hint as to how long negotiators would be tied up with the second item on the agen military demarcation line and buffer zone for the armistice But the difference in view was sure to make it a slow process 3 Biff Hurdles They disposed of the first item of the day When they finish the second point 3 more big hurdles remain Point 3 covers ceasefire details including international supervision on both sides of the line to sure terms of the armistice obeyed   

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