Mason City Globe Gazette, August 2, 1951

Mason City Globe Gazette

August 02, 1951

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1951, Mason City, Iowa DoilyNewspaper far BOM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSrAPIR THAT MAKIS A L L N 0 RT H I 0 A N S N 11 G H I 0 R S HOME EDITION MASOff CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 2 If51 CoofUU of Two Claim Iran Fired on Soviet Vessel in Caspian Sea By JOSEFH MAZANDI Irtn ma chinetfuimers fired on a 700ton soviet fcavalvessel Tuesday when it entered Iranian waters and cast its searchlights on a frontier post the government announced Thurs day night The Russian vessel did not re turn the fire arid withdrew after 30 minutes of firing from the Iranian post the announcement It said the ship entered Iranian waters in the Caspian sea near Astara The commander of the Iranian f arruon protested to the Russians the nearby border and governmentsources said the for eign ministry probably willmake protest to Moscow There was no immediate ex planation for the soviet ships ac Sam Mason to Get Jurys Attention Confidence Man a Complete Fraud By MARVIN i ARBOWSMTTH tion Last month unconfirmed ru mors in Tehran said soviet troops were being massed on the soviet border inland from Astara At that time rumors also said a warship was in the Caspian sea off the port Washington committee Thursday pudgy Sam Mason as senate sub denounced a complete Says McCarthy a Gambling Ohio Jo McCarthy accused of welching oh a loss in a dice game said Thursday he couldnt have lost the money because he doesnt shoot craps The communistchasing repub lican from Wisconsin was called lor comment at his Washington residence after Bob Byers Sr for mer Columbus real estate dealer told a bankruptcy hearing that his son Bob Jr had won the money but hadnt been able to collect Byers also under indictment charging violation of the state se curities laws was called into fed eral court to testify at a brought iagainstseveral real estate enterprises he once directed Under questioning Byers said he oncepaid McCarthy a to address salesmen of his organiza tions I guess we came out all right in the long run as my son won 15500 in a crap game fromthe senator Byers said But McCar thy never paid fraud who worked a confidence racket to swindle approximate a quarter million dollars from hi victims on promises to obtain cheap leases of government prop erty Chairman Hoey DN Car o the senates subcommittee on in vestigations announced a federal pand jury is starting an inquiry into Masons activities Witnesses lOldthe subcommittee Mason saic the government in fear of atomic attack was planning a vast under ground construction program anc many buildings would become surplus Hoey said in a speech pre pared for the senate that he was filing a formal report covering the fantastic machinations of Ma son a New Yorker who has said his real name is Samuel D Muss man He lost a leg in World war I and draws monthly in gov ernment compensation Testifying befpre the Hoey group Mason said he has paid no income tax since 1929 He said he had a scheme to bribe public of ficials and asked the senators Whats wrong with that Ma son acknowledged collecting around 5100000 from 5 witnesses against him but said he turned it all over to a mysterious Vihce Eun gart in Washington He said Eun gart was to use the money to ob tain leases hut has gone to Aus tralia Urge Synhorst to Lay Oii Liquor Drive Des Moines JP Secretary of State Melvin D Synhorst said aa Deen m me Mediterranean R year and knew those peo AP Wirephoto NAVYS NEW BOSS ARRIVES AT William M Fechteler is shown as he arrives in Norfolk from Washington Wednesday after the president nominated him for post of chief of naval operations With Fechteler are left to right Hear Adm WG Switzer chief of staff Fechteler and Vice Adm J J Ballantine commander of the air force US Atlantic fleet Fechteler Asks Top Air Arm Norfolk Va navy without a topflight air arm is otally inadequate to the jobthe navy has today Admiral William ti Fechteler said Thursday at his irst news conference after his nomination as chief of naval erations A concrete example of my at itude toward he said is m election for the post of vice chie f naval operations Vice Admiral onald Duncan one of the fore most aviators in the navy Fechteler hanges in said he plans the policies of nis redecessor Admiral Forrest Slier man I think Admiral Sherman eadership as chief of naval op erations was superlative Fech eler said 1 was In thorough and complet ccord with the policies he pur ued At this moment I can see 0 reason for changing those pqli es as I consider them sound in the interest of national security A reporter asked Fechteler hether he will carry on the ne otiations for bases in Spain whia ad been conducted by Admira herman I have no information on thosi egotiations Fechteler replied 1 expect Ill receive n that subject Admiral Sherman ad been in the Mediterranean Adequate Luggage in Mexico City Mexico City Sin atra and screen star Ava Gardner began a summer vacation Thurs day with enough luggage for fall touching off reports plans a quickie di and winter the crooner vorce so he can the glam orous actress They hid away in an apartment building next door to the Bot toms Up restaurant They were holding hands as they stepped off an airliner from Hollywood and Sinatra angrily told newsmen its nobodys busi ness whether he had come to Mexico to get a divorce Icant answer that question Sinatra snapped when reporters asked if he and were eloping Theres rumors that therell be a Miss Gardner going around war too he Dont believe all the rumors you hear because youll go crazy if Thursday he has received 6 com munications recently fromstate legislators and an exlegislator all biit one of them asking him to off his efforts to clean up the beer and liquor situation Synhorst chairman of the state beervpermit of the communications told him the publican party is going to lose all of its votes if you dont lay off Thatletter related that a club man friend of the writer said that removal of slot machines from the club put the organization on its last legs and that about all that is left to make a profit on is sale of liquor by the drink Synhorst said There is not much justification for the existence of a club which depends for its existence totally on illegal operations Synhorst commented He added I am quite amazed that memi bers of the legislature have asked an administrative official to Vio late his oath of office However one high state official and one high city official have told me they are behind me 100 per cent said further that some thing needs to be done you do The voluptuous Miss Gardner wearing oversize dark glasses imiled at newsmen but dodged questions while she and an un identified blonde walked briskly to a waiting black limousine with New York license tags Sinatra remained behind to check the mountain of luggage with customs officers Reporters who trailed Miss All of the letters except one ame from populous counties Syn tiorst said pie I dont Report Navy Marines Withdraw From Games New York New York Times said Thursday that navy marine air units have withdrawn from the big war games at Fort Bragg N Car because of differ ences with the air force over the system of air control to be used The story by Hanson Wk Bald win the Times military expert says the cancellation represents according to informed sources an indirect byproduct of far broader service differences about the control of aviation assigned to the frontline support of ground troops lowans Surprised at Marine Draft Des Moines Four youn lowaas were somewhat surprised Wednesday when they were drafted into the marine the first marine draftees since the end of World war II The men se lected were Clarence E Mead 21 Waterloo Richard D Phipps 21 Boone Glenmore P Hughes Osceola and Donald L Meadows 21 Boone Brace for Deluge of Higher Prices By MAUREEN GOTHLIN Washington control officials braced for a de luge of requests for higher ceiling prices predicted Thurs day that the new controls law would have it first impact on food and new automobiles To conform with the new law they said price ceilings on everyday food items probably will have to be hiked 5 to 10 per cent in the next month With food in tight demand actual market basket quickly will follow suit they Possibility of Reds Conceding Line Demanded by Allies estimated The opening wedge for the in creased food costs according to officials of the office of price sta bilization is a provision in the new law which prohibits the government from setting ceiling prices for manufacturers and pro cessors which do not reflect all cost increases since the outbreak of the Korean war Autos Lead Parade On the manufacturing side OPS officials anticipated that the auto mobile industry would be at the head of a parade of industries asking for higher ceiling prices Chrysler Corp gave a possible tipoff Wednesday to whatt the industry will ask for in the way of higher prices when it unoffi cially made it known to OPS that it thinks it rates a9J per cent price hike Other automakers were re ported ready to follow suit in asking for approximately a 10 per cent boost in car prices Automobile prices have been frozen at Dec 1 1950 levels plus a 3i per cent increase granted in March Some Rents Down While other industries also will e asking OPS lor higher ceiling prices price officials said they did not anticipate an immediate ise in prices of consumer goods They pointed out that the con umer goods industry is in soft onditionand prices probably will USD A Lawyer Says McKinley Case Is Dead Chicago regional attor ney for theIT S department of agriculture expressed the opinion Thursday that the jJepartmentfs suit against H L McKnley and Sons of St Ansgar now fails of itsown weight The federal government several months obtained a temporary injunction prohibiting Mc Kinleys commercial potato grow ers from marketing potatoes with out IT S inspection and grading This requirement had been part pf a potato marketing order cover ing 12 northern Iowa counties and 5 other midwest states However the USDA has now announced following a referen dum of growers thearea that the marketing order will be ter minated Aug 15 Commenting on the case here ceiling levels for emain below ome time Meanwhile Sent Boss Tighe E Woods gave the public some not oobad news He said rents would not increase much under the new aw even if prices do Some rents vill go down he added Thursday Frank re gional USDA attorney said The case against McKinley was solely to compel McKinley to com ply the order and no penalty was involved Now that there no longer is any order to enforce it falls of its own weight Gallagher said however that any step to ask the withdrawal of the temporary injunction would have to be taken by U S District Attorney T E Diamond of Sioux City Yanks Ordered to Fire Bag 2 Squirrels Second Division With TJ S orea orders were hoot at anything that uring the night T company sharpshooters ired at every rustte At day reak they found 3 dead squir els TO DIRECT HOSPITAL Washington Leland E Stillwell has been named direc tor of the new veterans hospital at Iowa City Iowa the veter ans administration informed Sen moves Guy M Gillette Wed nesday Gardner and her blonde compan ion said Sinatra rejoined the movie actress later in front of the apartment house VETERANS REUNION Storm Lake first re nnion of the 50 known remaining members of the 351st aerial squad ron of World war I will be held here Sept 1820 W D Huffey of Storm Lake said Wednesday Among 37 Girl Picnickers Lightning Bolt Kills 5 Injures 9 All About Idaho Falls Idaho SAME fUf meant Irrtlt loth In put 34 kiln witness told Thursday how a bolt of lightning raced down a tall pine tree and exploded among 37 girl picnickers killing 5 and in juring 9 others 4 seriously The 5 girls who died never knew what hit them Im sure said Mrs Bethene Richmond group leader at a camp sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints The bolt struck while the girls were eating lunch after a morn inglong hike Wednesday to Wind and Ice caves a scenic attraction on 13766 foot Grand Teton peak After we left the caves Mrs Richmond said we noticed it suddenly began to cloud up In no time at all it began to rain We headed for a grove of pine trees to cat underneath and keep dry We had been sitting there for 5 minutes or sowhcn we heard a clap of thunder It sounded close by Then we realized we had bet ter get away from the tall tree we were gathered around Mrs Richmond said she rot i up and said Lets move When she about 3 feet away from the tree the bolt of lightning struck The girls who were killed were all seated around the trunk Mrs Richmond continued The bolt stunned all of us I was paralyzed in one side When I came to I saw all the girls lying around It was terri ble Then she said Guide Fred Mil ler revived and disregarding his burns began to give artificial res piration Im sure he saved at least 4 girls Mrs Richmond said I wasnt much help for an hour or so until I recovered from my pa ralysis When she recovered Mrs Rich mond a practical nurse helped Miller revive the other girls Meanwhile some of the girls in he group had begun the arduous like down the mountain to get iclp In 3 hours a rescue party arrived on the scene Among the rescuers was Clarence Mufdock a Mormon church bishop A packhorse rescue train was used to remove the dead and in jured to the Teton Valley hos pital and the American Legion hall in Driggs Deputies blocked off a narrow mountain trail to speed the re moval of the terrified girls from the peak The L D S tabernacle at Dripgs was a scene of confusion as dozens of distraught parents milled about waiting word of their loved ones Most of them rushed here from the Snake River valley It was a hard job carrying them out1 Murdock said Some had to be carried on a terribly gruelling job Officers said the lightning came from a dry electrical storm com mon to this part of the country The dead all from Idaho Falls Idaho were identified as Betty Kearned Carol Engstrom Mary D Severson Bcrnice Malone and Mrs Ora Hoist a camp leader MUOUl The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with thundershowers Thursday night Low Thursday night 63 Partly cloudy and not quite so warm Friday with high 82 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night with scattered showers or thundershowers south and east A little cooler northwest Thurs day night Low Thursday night 60 to 65 Partly cloudy and not quite so warm FridayHigh Friday 7885 Further outlook Mostly fair and cool Saturday Sunday partly cloudy with near seasonal temperatures S c a t tered showers probably begin ning in west portion Minnesota Parti cloudy and cooler brief showers extreme southeast Thursday night Fri day generally fair and cool Lowj Thursday night 5055 north 58 62 south High Friday 7584 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Truman Says Ike Can Run If Interested However That Duty Is Firit Washington r e i dent Truman said Thursday he will fly to San Francisco to address the1 opening session of the ariese jieace treaty conference September 4 Washington man said Thursday hedoes not be lieve Gen Dwight D Eisenhowers duties in Europe will interfere with anything in 1952 if the gen eral is interested in politics Butthe president tolda new conference he thinks in any even 3eneral Eisenhower will put duty to hiscountry first Out Two senators recently returnee from a democrat an c one a r suggestet that Eisenhowers duties as su preme commander of western Eu ropean defense forces would keep him out of the field of possible presidential candidates next year Senator Murray who says Mr Truman should run again came back from Europe to give that opinion in an interview A similar view was expressed by Senator Brewster RMe who is generally regarded as backing SenatorTaftof Ohio for the re publican presidential nomination has teen mentionec asa possible nominee by the re publicans and also by the crats He has never disclosed Jbis political affiliation if any Guessing Ataia It was against the background o theJMurrajrBrewster attitude tha Eisenhowers namewas brought meetingjwith reporters newsman asked Mr Truman howlong he thought it would be necessary for Eisenhower to re main in his post The president said the reporters guess was as his Then he continued if the re porter was referring to 1952 the presidential election year he didnt thirty those duties would interfere with anything that might happen in 1952 if General Eisen hower happened to be in that frame of mind BULLETIN ASKS TRUMAN TO RUN Washington Frank J Lausche of Ohio Thursday Hired President Truman to lie a democratic candidate for president in 1952 Hint of Break in Deadlock Enemy Nudged by Yank Gains By ROBERT B TUCKMAN UN Advance Headqturten rea JP Beneath the surface deadlock on where to ceasefire line in Korea a iifh UN source Fridaysaw that the reds plight be preparing the way for concedingthe demand 3 f The allies want theAJ5ghtinjitp stop on the present line general ly north of the 38th parallel The reds have been holding out buffer zone centered on the par allel Gain 2 Miles nudging xthe commu nists towards a more conciliatory attitude the IT S 8th army re ported its attacking troops gained more than two thecen tral Korean front Thursday against only small groups of the enemy The Peiping radio Thursday night quoted LL Gen Nam n North Korean cHefof the red armistice delegation at Kaesong as saying he repudiated the buf fer zone the allies deep across the 38th parallel What Nam nieant by was not explained but the North nouncing Czech communists for Koreanradio at Pyongyang de 1 Communists Worry Over Oatis Deal By ROPER Wash inrton UR Americas outcry against the imprisonment ofWilliam N Oatis began to make the communists worry Thursday A Russian broadcast for the first time acknowledged mounting U S anger over Czechoslovakias im prisonment of Oatis the Associ ated Press former Prague corre spondent on false spy charges Has To Explain Moscow apparently felt ityhad to explain to its listeners the western worlds protests against the arrest So Moscow said that Americans are maddened by ex posure of their agents The American imperialists Moscow complained are conduct ing a vile campaign of r slander against Hungary and Czechoslo Tor a number of years Ameri can intelligence has been con ducting subversive activities the trial of the former S rep resentative of the Associated Press William Oatis was partic ularly revealing in this respect It was revealed that the jour nalistic activity of the AP repre sentative served onlyas a camou lage and that the AP branch in Prague was in fact a spying cen sr Denounced The voice pf America U S newspapers and now the house foreign affairs committee are de sentencing Oatis to a 10year prison term affairs committee lateWednesday approved unani mously a resolution branding arrest as a shocking vio lation of human rights and call ing onthe U S government to do everything possible to help clared the a topshoo mately halfway and 39th parallels demanding approxi This said a high UNcsource a lot of malarkyJ IThiFaffies have made no suchnorthern reaching demand want is where their troops now icwsman The resolution asked jare 10 of more south of he state department to express what the reds say is being de these views to the United Nationsjmanded they the reds building up the folks at home for aletdown com mented If tfiey accept the buf fer zone below wherethey say we are it will communist victory Time Will TeU Whether thisrieasoning was correct tell As the negotiations now stand Vice Admu chief allied meeting ithatsthe al lies Imust hold a defensible line because of the possibility of aa armistice violation bythe other side That at Thursdays 7th deadlocked meeting of the two parties They will try again Friday at Red Cross Total Goes to Additional contributions raised the Cerro Gordo ounty total for the Bed Cross flood relief program to Receipts Wednesday At bank booths At Ued Cross office 11795 4000 otal raised Wednesday 15795 teised previously 62532 Total to date deeded to reach quota 78327 127073 9 ne nn 7 P 5205400 a scheduled 11 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 84 65 71 035 76 49 AP Wirephoto SINKS TO Anne Baumbach shown applying her technique to a bathroom sink in Ar lington Va is going to get married she said Thursday Lillian 21 and Virginias prettiest plumber made na tional news when she became a master plumber She will marry George William Jacobs an auto mechanic on Sept 12 She says shes going to go right on with her trade after her marriage UN spokesman quoted Joy as tell ing red negotiators at Kaesong The United Nations command has no intention of violating the military armistice agreed upon but neither will the UN command place itself in an indefensible ositionvin the event of an armis 3ce violation by the other Nuckols said Joy read this pre pared statement in response to a final North Korean LtGenNam IIhead of the red delegation Nuckols did not disclose the na ture of this final question But it was presumed herethat the North Korean had askedsomething like the following question If you sincerely f desire peace and intend to observe the armis tice why are you talking about defensiblepositions Anticipated A Nuckols said the question had been anticipatedand the answer prepared in advance After making his statement Joy asked Do you 6r do you not agree that the security of his forces is a responsibility of each commander during a military armistice Nam H evaded a direct answer Joy repeated his question a second and then a 3rd time Each time General Nam avoided a direct answer When Joy put the question for the 3rd time Nuckols said it caused a flurry on the communist side The two Chinese in the 5 man red delegation conferred wiUi each other apparently attempting to find an answer for Nam The question was becoming something of a dilemma to him Nuckols said For his part Nam asked Joy 5 times during the daywhether lie hadanything further to say The first time he asked it some what hopefully Nuckols said Each time the admiral said no Await Instruction All evidence indicated that Yarns mission at the moment It ;

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