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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper fac CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I G H I 0 KS HOME EDITION VOL Preu United Full LCMC Wire Ccnii Copyl MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 28 U51 This of Two 211 Russian Intentions v Warlike President By ERNEST B VACCARO Detroit Truman bitterly accused Russia Saturday of making dangerous warlike military prepara tions around the world and 1 ready for any emergency warned his country to get Mr Truman questioned whether the communists really desire peace in Korea since he said soviet rulers are putting themselves in a tion where they can commi new acts of aggression at an time And he assailed administration critics at home for trying to stir up trouble and suspicion between the people and the government They are using the smear and the big lie for personal publicitj and partisan advantage needles of the damage they do their own country he asserted Never no even in the bitterest political cam paigns have I seen such a flood of lies and slander as is now pouring forth over the country Anniversary Mr Truman flew here from Washington to address an outdoor audience in Cadillac Square in front of the city hall as part of this industrial citys 250th anni versary celebration We cannot let our guard down no matter what happens in he said in his prepared speech The free world must have armed strength and have it now Hot in reserve not later but now We must have men ships planes tanks and hand for any emergency The president said Russias ac tions certainly are no indication of peaceful intentions andwent on We do not yet know whether the communists really desire peace in Korea or whether they are limply trying to gain by negotia tions what they have not been able to gain by conquest We intend to find out The talks can be successful if the communists are in fact ready to give up aggression in Korea from Russia to the North Koreans and Chinese communists 4 Heavy concentrations of Rus sian air land and sea forces in the Russian provinces along the Manchurian border across from Japan and across from Alaska Mr Truman said he to the building1 oip of such armed strength in the free world that the kremlin will haveto drop dts plans for aggression and subver sion v When we reachthat point Mr Truman declared there can ae peace between the Soviet Union and the rest ofthe world president slammed iard at criticsof the administra tion policy he named no names But he said Because the United Nations met the challenge in Korea the JN is a going concern stronger than ever Mr Truman asserted Never Quit We will never quit in theCght world peace Turning to the critics of his de ense mobilization program the president declared There are a lot of people in his country however who are rying to shake our confidence in surselves These people tell uswe cant afford to build up ur defense because it will cost oo much They say we will go lankrupt if we carry out our pro gram They say we will ruin our conoiny He Strong defenses are not going to bankrupt us any more than do mesticv progress has bankrupted us We can well afford to pay the price of peace Our only alterna IFS A Smith sitting in his car was minding Ms own business while wait ing for a traffic signal to turn into the Hollywood Cal freeway Friday when some thing really gave him a nudge from behind The nudger was a big trailer truck which had gotten out of control and careened over on top of Smiths car The rear half was but neither Smith nor the driver of the truck was injured He declared that the North Ko reans and Chinese communists are getting a steady flow of new equipment from the Soviet Union for ground and air use Not Given TJp But whatever happens in Ko rea the president asserted we must not make the mistake b jumping to the conclusion that the soviet rulers have given up their idea of world conquest The president charged that the armedforces of Russias satellites are rapidly beingbrought to peak of military readiness and that the Russians themselves have more than 4000000 men under arms in Europe and the far east He indicted Russia for sending large quantities of modern mili tary equipmentto satellites and cited these preparations for aggression 1Armed forces in Bulgaria Rumania and Hungary far great er than those allowed under the peace treaties they signed in 1947 2 Rumanias recent order driv ing the inhabitants out of a stretch of land 30 miles wide along the Yugoslav border Bulgaria and Hungary have done the same thing he said Military preparations have been going on in those zones along the border New Equipment 3 The flow of new equipment tive is to pay the terrible cost of rAII About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Low Sat urday night 64 High Sunday 88 Fair east night Iowa and ness in west Warmer north and west Sunday Low Saturday night 60 to 66 High Sunday 85 to 90 Further outlook Scattered thundershowers Sunday night and Monday Tuesday partly cloudy A little cooler Monday night but otherwise continued warm and rather humid through first part of the week Minnesota Partly cloudy local thundershowers north portion Saturday night and in south por tions Sunday afternoon or night Warmer S a t u r y night and in extreme south Sun day Low Saturday night 6065 Douglas Forces Fight With Truman Says He Has No Personal Grudge Washington with a quotation from Martin Luther Senator Douglas DH1 has em barked on what he calls a struggle with the president over two federal judgeship appoint ments Asserting that he has no per Hunt Key Figure in Fix sonal ident resentment against Pres Truman and is loathe to make the fight Douglas quoted in the original German Luthers God helping me I can do no c other in explaining his stand Sunday with some clpudiLuther was the 16th century friar who rebelled against the author Romah up the up except 6570 northwest High Sunday in the low 90s GlobeGazette weather data o 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum 64 YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 57 ity of the pope of the Catholic church and set reformed church Opposes Nominations The Illinois Senator explained his stand on the judgeship con troversy to a reporter after he had announced he will oppose per sonally the nominations of Joseph J Drucker and Cornelius J Har rington when they corae before the senate judiciary committee next week The committeehas invited Har rington to testifyAugust 3 and Drucker to appear August 4 on their appointments to the federal bench in Chicago The committee will hear Joseph S Perry Wheaton I1L lawyer a 3rd ap pointee supported by Douglas August 2 Douglas said he will ask to tes tify in support of Perrys nomina tion and against Drucker and Har rington He conceded however that even if he is successful in de feating confirmation he doesnt know how he will convince Prasi New York Jack Zip West who twice outsmarted Mas ter FixerEli Kaye by upping the tetters price to Bradley and To ledo basketball players was still at large Saturday while New York and Peoria authorities continued their investigation in thelatest college basketballscan daL District Attorney Frank Hogan Friday explained how West en gineered a second betting coup by paying each of 4 Toledo players against traditional rival Bowling Green on Jan 11 of this year Kaye who had been dealing withthe Walk er Carlo Mua Robert McDonald and Jack the 4 to do business against Bowling Green But they told Kaye he should bet on Toledo because they wanted to give Bowling Green a dent Truman that the Douglas choices ought to be named Preferred These choices were William H King Jr and Benjamin P Epstein They were preferred over Druck er and Harrington in a Chicago Bar association rjoll the results of which Douglas announced Friday The senator said the poll gave Epstein 3656 votes against 553 votes for Drucker with whom he was matched Douglas said King got 3003votes against 1310 given Harrington A Chicago SunTimes poll showed a somewhat similar ration in favor of Douglas choices Douglas said that the presidents action in picking the two nominees without consulting or notifying him did not result in choice of the best men for the positions good beating Out of Hand Actually Hogan said theyhad no intention of trying to run up a high score against Bowling Green However as things turned out the game got put of handandi Bowling Green won it 6659 This incidentally happened fre quently in fixed games The play ers would try to keep their win ning margin close3 but would faL aehind and never be able to mak t up Until Friday Feeman had no been implicated But Pres dent Asa Knowles of Toledo tol Senate Okays New Economic Controls Bill Controversy Shifts to House Side By MARVIN L ARROWSMTTH Washington Senate ap proval ofanew economic controls some price and rollbacks ond opening the for some increases shifted the controversial measure to the house Saturday House leaders plan to call it up to a vote Monday They predicted to shave the which would send it to President Truman just a day be fore the present law expires at Negotiators Clash Over Buffer Zone Refuse to Weaken Red Korean Buildup Now Not Official By FRANK OBRIEN Washington defense department has scratched out the official label on a briefing officersvirtual accusa ion that the communists are setting a military trap in Ko rea with peace talks as bait but it has not questioned even hisinterpretation of facts At the same time some Pentagon authorities found a puzzle in a statement from Secretary of Defense Marshall hat the United Statesplans oh aye 400000 American troops in Europe in 1952 That sounded like twice anymen as Marshall previously ad indicated and set off a buzz f talk However Marshall gav ewsmen his own explanation midnight Tuesday Yolce Vote The senate passed the bill by voice vote Friday night shortly ifter a senatehouse committee lad completed work on a com promise version of separate mea sures approved earlier by the two Hbgan the other 3 were forced take him in when he almost upse their plans by scoring 26 point against Niagara in a fixed game In that contest Toledo w ahead by 17 points with only minutes to ga But by dint o keepingthe ball away from Fee man and making poor passes the He said he doesnt want to cast the slightest blur on the charac ter of Drucker or Harrington add ing But I do regard the methods and manner by which the appoint ments were made and the effect of these nominations as obviously contrary to the public interest and in that sense personally obnoxious to me as a believer in good gov ernment managed to win by only 3 points enough for Kaye to collect hi bets Receives Cut From then on Feenian was in oh it and when Wests unidenti tied lieutenant d elivered th to Walker after the Bowl ing Green fix Jumping re ceived his cut After that Kaye telephonec Walker from New York and QUEEN OF THE Betty kins Minn formerly of Mason City is crowned 1952 Queen of the Lakes in Minneapolis civic celebration the Aquatennial Miss Barnhart 18 and a blueeyed brunette moved with her parents Mr and Mrs J W Barnhart from Mason City to Hopkins last summer Placing the crown on the new queens hend is Miss Helen Jane Stoffer the 1951 queen Betty is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 116 pounds British History Authority Dies London Robert William SetonWatson 71 British authority on European history and politics died Wednesday at his home on the Isle of Skyc it was learned Saturday In both World wars he helped the intelligence dcpartmcntof the British foreign office Hogan said with a chuckle He criedon Walkers shoulder and said he had gone for a bundle on the strength of the players en thusiastic prediction that Toledo couldnt lose Kaye also was caught in a game involving Bradley and St Josephs in Philadelphia In that one too he wa soutsmarted by West who cleaned up after kidnapping one of Kayes lieutenants and ordering the point spread fixed to his ad vantage Student Investigated A 5th Toledo Massa of being in omary percentage margins over costs A provision like that in the louse bill was sharply denounced a week ago by Stabilization Direc or Erie Johnston He and Price Director Michaeli DiSalle withheld comment onithel new bill pending study of it1 4 Authorize rent rollbacks to 11J levels which prevailed just before vestigated may have Hogan known said He may all about the fixes and received money himself according to Hogan Massa was a freshman player In his efforts to find West who now has become the key figure in the entire setup Hogan Friday questioned the gamblers wife Mae He said he may hold her as a material witness if West does not surrender Kaye who apparently never did learn he was being doublecrcssed approached the Toledo players several more times Hogan said but they never did any more busi ness with him although they tried without success to hold down their winning margin against Xavjer of Cincinnati for the West crew This game got out of hand too and they lost by 20 points 7959 i Thepnew bill would continue wage rent and other emergency ontrols next months less than Mr Truman asked It would relax consumer credit curbs t v Lawmakers generally expected Mr Truman to sign the bfll with perhaps a protest that it calls for easing controls in too many cases and gives him scarcely any of the lis figures take account of the to al number of divisions in th field He figured on a total o 40000 in ground forces plus 60 00 airmen Secretary Marshall was testify ng before the senate f oreign rela tions committee in support of the dministrations for ign economic and military ai rogram On the Record About the same time Fridaj morning newsmen stepped into he bureau of the armys briefing fficer expecting the usual off lerecord background talk on ow things are going in Korea Instead the spokesman an ounced the conference would be n the record and began reading rom a prepared typewritten sheet He let it be Lentifying the one oodsized United Nations comba been withdrawn from the battle area and sent back to Japan This was the first bint of such a move All previous reports had been that UN forces in Korea were organized at full strength f o further combat if necessary The officer went on On May 16 the Chinese com munists launched a major offen sive ByMay 23the communis effort was broken and the 8th army moved immediately into counter offensive This was so effective that the Chinese com munists were driven back in conj fusion losing more than 100000 men and suffering 10000 prison ers This was their most disastrous defeat Constant Buildup They were hanging on the additional antiinflation herequested The new price controls powers provi sions price rollbacks to proKorea levels for nonfarm commodities provided that cost in creases which occurred before last Thursday are taken into account in fixing ceilings Roll Forwards Senators who helped draft the compromise measure said the cost ncrease formula also willresult in some price roll forwards One office of price stabilization observ er estimated offthecuff it would joost automobile price ceilings about 10 per cent The bill also would assure re tailers and wholesalers their cus ropes Acting in good faith the UN after cease fire talks were pro posed halted the advance when in position to achieve even greater success The picture since then has been one of constant and continuous communist buildup behind screening forces There has been continuous anc aggressive action allalong the line The enemy has moved south through Korea a far greater quan tity of supplies than he needs to support forces during negotiations Predicts Nosedive for Auto Output Washington industry spokesmen said Saturday that ear production hampered by materials scarcities and govern ment control will nosedive even furtherthan the 40 per cent gov ernmentordered cutback The national production author ity Friday ordered another slash in steel copper and aluminum which automakers may use NPA said this and previous cuts would result in a 40 per cent slump from preKorean car production levels Industry spokesmen claimed the slice in materials quotas would rio1 mean much because they cannol get the materials anyway They claimed the government is allocating metals directly to so nany defense supporting indus iies that automakers who have to shop around for are inable to get the amounts which NPA permits them to use Automobile production they said will fall far short NPAs estimatef in July September under a previous 35 per cent quota cut and 1100000 in OctoberDecember under the additional 5 per cent cut UN Reds Fail to Find Agreement Many Problems to Be Hurdled By EGBERT B TUCKMAN UNAdvance Headqoarten Korea Nationsand communist ceasefire teams clashed headon Saturday over thorny problem of amflitaiythul fer zone across the Korean penin sula Gen Nam H chief redenvoy stated the red position force and nerve than onany pre vious occasion an eyewitnest said But at the end of two hours and 25 minutes both sides held stub bornly to their earlier positions The reds want the buffer line along the 38th parallel u The UN allies want it along the present battle lines j Air Force Brig tfuckols who 3 sessions said there wasno indi cation of an area of agreement Both sides refused to budfe KainBeate DMfn A heavy rain hammered down on the former Kaesongrestaurant as the grim negotiators facedeach other across the greentopped con ference table The atmosphere in the room was officially described as cool military Jormauty The automobile industry was said to feel that the government should make allocations of rials only to the military and for direct defense needs Many of these socalled de was not e bttftitSrecallftd of officers In the same rooin July8 CoLAndrew JV tone of that meeting wit military couresfca at ensesupporting industries that pofltlons et allocations now arent any more defensesupporting than pas enger cars a spokesman said More Raised for Flood Relief notbeing exactlyhostue Nuckols said the positions wo sides Saturday jwere reason ably clearcut but there is a con siderable difference between IOWAN INJURED ON BUS Indio Cal JP Alfred Booth 55 of Waterloo Iowa was in jured Friday when a Greyhounc bus collided with plunged canal 3 into miles the a truck and AilAmerican southeast of here Mrs Viola Burroughs 46 Bridge water S Dak was killed and 20 others including Booth who was treated at a hospital and released were injured per cent because higher rents have been authorized for many dwellings since 1947 The bill also would 1 Keep intact the 10 per cent eef price rollback already in ef ect but ban two additional per ent cutbacks OPS had planned Hher farm commodities could be oiled back to 90 pelcent of the lay 19 level or to parity which ver was higher The parity yard tick however is generally re arded as precluding any more ollbacks on agricultural items Parity is a formula designed to issure a fair return to farmers in elation to the price of things they uy 2 Relax consumer credit con Contributions S8059 more to PJ j a a Friday a d d e d down 4 the Cerro Gordo county chapter funds being raised as part of the nationwide Red Cross flood relief appeal The fund at present stands as Concerning Nam Nuckols said I wouldnt say he was belligerent but he certainly was The delegates presumably will return to the knotty question in Sundays meeting tfre 13th scheduled to start at 11 a p m CST May There was no nrnt that either side was prepared lto give ground or offer a compro mise Such a come later tfae talks Beaten to break follows Receipts Friday At the two banks 7059 At Red Cross office 1000 Total for Friday S 8059 Previously collected 24773 Total todate Needed to reach quota 172568 Cerro Gordo quota Medal of Honor Winner Sent Back to Warfare Minneapolis Don Id Rudolph who won the medal of honor in World war H was sur prised Saturday that he is being iij WCJ the Korean war in newly desig ent to Korea as an infantryma nated critical defense instance where military installa tions have created terrific demand for housing 5 Ban livestock slaughter quotas an OPS program which it says is designed to block meat black markets Foes of the quota system contend it encourages black markets Senator Maybank DS Car chairman of the senatehouse con ference committee tried unsuc cessfully to have the ban killed or softened He said he will introduce trols now in effect for automobiles a separate bill to permit the adios television sets and house old appliances and furnishings n autos for example the down ayment would be ame as now but the balance ould be paid in 18 months instead f 15 as at present The down ayment for radios and TV sets ould be 15 per cent with at least 8 months to pay That compares 25 per cent and 15 months ow Rent Increases 3 Permit rent increases up to I per cent over levels of June H7 in areas now under rent ntrol Senate banking committee embers have estimated most of c increases would bo from 5 to slaughter quota program 6 Continue with some changes the present program covering al location of scarce essential ma terials and establishment of prior ities to channel them to essential uses 7 Create a small defense plants administration to help small firms get a larger share of defense con tracts 8 Continue import controls on fats and oils and bring dairy pro ducts under the program in certain circumstances 9 Continue the wage control program without any change in the basic provisions of the present law Rudolph who now serves as pro vost sergeant of the Minnesota military district said he had un derstood that medal of honor win ners were exempt from further overseas duty But army officials in Washing ton and the office of the secretary of defense told him there was no said He will re port to Camp Stoneman Cal Aug 9 for shipment overseas Sports Bulletin MRS JOHNSTOXE LEADS Mrs Les Johnstone of Mason City was twoup over Mrs H R Staats of Davenport at the half way mark of their 36hole match Saturday for the Iowa womens olf The Mason CUyan scored a 39 on the front nine of the Mason City Country club course to to oneup and then shot a 37 to finish with 76 even womens par Mrs Staats had a 40 on the first nine and at 38 on the sec ond for 8 Both players had doable bogies on the back nine Nuckols stressed that dis cussions have beenessentiallya restatement of pointsmade pre viously Little if any real gress is being The reds bowed to UN demands twice in making Kaesong a neu tral city and agreeing to postpone discussion oivflie withdrawal of foreign troops from Korea The negotiators to drop the buffer zone problem for the time being and pass on ito other points of the agenda If they do they may points just as hard to solve Still to be discussed 1 concrete arrangements to end the shooting and supervise the truce 2 arrangements for an exchange of prisoners and 3 recommen dations to thegovernments of countries concerned on both sides The latter problem would in clude the red demand for a with drawal of all foreign troops Two Maps Vice Adm C Turner Joy chief UN negotiator gave the United Nations position on the buffer zone in a 52mihute speech Fri day He gave Nam two maps to illustrate his point When Nam presented the com munist view Saturday said he was more obviously em phatic than before Tile two truce teams are miles apart in their views on the buf fer zone The present battle lines where the UN wants the line to drawn is 35 miles deep into red Korea on the east coast It averages about 20 miles deep on the central front and dips south below parallel only on the western SAME Black flu BIMM inffU   

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