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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edttod lot OM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS JHOME EDITION VOL Associated Frets and United Frets Full Lease Five Cents Copyt MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 25 1951 This Paper Consists of Two ITS AP Wirephoto PLANE CRASH VICTIMS navy enlisted man left assists a deputy coroner as they load the body of one of the plane crash victims on a horse for transport over rough terrain to an emergency morgue in Decoto Cal Fifty persons perished when a United Air Lines DC 6B crashed near Oakland Friday It was the worst air line disaster in California history FBI Guards Remains of Airliner By GLENN STOCKHOUSE Decoto Cal FBI Saturday guarded the splintered remains of a United Air Lines DC6B pending the arrival of technicians who will determine whether sabotage played a part in the crash that killed all 50 persons aboard Chief Agent Harry M Kimball laid fingerprint experts and lab oratory technicians were called in from Washington to help iden tify the dead and to examine the fragments of wreckage for pos sible clues to sabotage Kept Away Six special agents meanwhile stood guard on the fatal hilltop to keep everyone away from the planes propellers and engines Kimball declined to say exactly what the experts would look for in the wreckage except that his men were making an inquiry to determine whether sabotage has been committed Foreign Aid Bill Ready for Debate 2 Committees Approve Measure Washington 000 foreign aid bill is ready for senate debate next week The senate foreign relations and armed services talling 26 of the 96 senate mem approved the measure Friday night after reject ing 11 to 4 a proposalto attach to it authority for construction of the St Lawrence seaway As finally approved by the two committees the bill carried 013000000 in military and 000000 in economic aid The total was almost 81000 000000 less than the asked by President Truman and but little more than the 000000 the house voted To West Nations The major share of help would go to western European nations within the North Atlantic treaty crganizatioii with Turkey Greece and other friendly nations as signed unspecified amounts Chairman Connally DTexas of the combined committees said the measure will be brought up in the senate Tuesday Before the committees acted fi nally they amended the bill to provide for an indefinite life for the point 4 GreekTurkish and interAmerican affairs program The house had voted to end them July i 1954 The senators also struck out a provision for a house foreign af fairs watchdog subcommittee and deleted a houseapprovedj section under which 20 per cent of economic aid would have had to be in loans In addition to the new military aid provided in the bill the sen ate committees voted to permit in existing can military equipment to be shipped to allies abroad For Spain The combined committee wrote 2 Sons Lost in Action 3rd Must Fight Des Moines Des Moines mother Saturday received word that the death of two of her sons in the battle of the bulge in World war II does not automati cally exempt a 3rd son from combat duty Mrs Bailey R Hodges had written Senator Gillette D asking if her youngest son Ralph Hodges 18 could not be spared from overseas duty since his brothers Ross and Burel were killed in Belgium Ralph is at Camp Roberts Cal and is sched uled to sail for Japan next week The army advised Senator Gil lette that regulations do not au tomatically exempt a boy who isiinto the bill a ceiling of Nine amidst twisted bodies still lay the scattered wreckage not the sole surviving son The armys chief legislative liaison officer made some sug gestions however which may ac complish the same result The army suggested that Ralph apply for deferment from overseas duty through his commanding officer and that Mrs Hodges contact the local Red Cross for assistance in the matter The search for them was called One Stewardess a Native of Iowa Cedar Rapids Manlrn Senator Gillette said he would I support Mrs Hodges plea with sny letters the family requests I have lost two Mrs podges said It isnt fair that I j should be asked to risk another Mrs Hodges has 3 living sons Murphy about 25 one of the all in miiitary service Roblrt 24 stewardesses on the plane which jis an sergeant in Germany crashed near Oakland was a and Richardi is a marine ril native of Iowa and lived m Ce t t Qceanside Cal dar Rapids and Osceola with her family before moving to Ralph has been at home the past weeK on furlough from Camp California Miss Murphy has an aunt he was scheduled to 000 on military aid that might be given to Spain Yugoslavia and some other nations outside NATO There was no similar limitation on economic help for them Authorityover spend ing was split 3 ways The Penta gon would direct military assist ance the economic cooperation AP Wirephoto See No Rationing of Meat Omaha DiSalle said Saturday that meat rationing is not likely in the forseeable ROCKS WRECK MACHINE IN big shovel was showered with heavy rocks thrown by an explosion set off by lightning in a canyon near Wondervu Colo Friday The machine was being used on a dam construc tion project Two of the men killed by the blast were working on this shovel Lightning Hit Dynamite 9 Men Killed Many Crushed by Rock Slides Wondervu Colo set off a dynamite charge at a dam construction site Friday kill ing 9 teen and injuring 9 others Rescue workers finished Satur day removing tons of rock and dirt that cascaded down on the working men when the dynamite exploded prematurely Officials said there were no other casual future DiSalle director of the office of price stabilization told a news conference that he saw no need of rationing so long as the interna tional situation remains un changed and armed forces meat consumption remains at present levels The thing that determines the need of rationing he said is sup ply If the supply ties The death toll was raised to 9 is sufficient to meet the demandSaturday when Roger W Burrows with or without controls it of Boulder Colo died of head operate the and Internal injuries at St An administration most economic In that respect what applies tolthonvs hospital in Denver aid and the state department tie meat applies to all consumer The explosion sent a rain of relatively small point 4 programlgoods hei added of help for underdeveloped areas DiSalle said he thought livestock of the world The house voted tojquotas were working pretty iboulders and debris smashing Believe Reds Likely to Reject Ridgway Offer to Start Talk Report Iranians Ready to Sell Oil to Russia By JOSEPH MAZANDI Tehran Iran Premier Hossein Fatemi said Saturdaythat Iran is ready to sell crude oil from its stocks in Abadan for cash to any foreign ably including Russia He made the statement after all British technicians withdrew from the oilfields on the heels of the breakdown in AngloIranian oil talks Sabres Win 51Jet Fight for 2nd Day Fatemi said Iran did not need any foreign experts to pro duce crude oil and some refined products because Iranian engi neers could do the job Although the big British finery at Abadan is still in posses sion of the Britishowned Anglo Iranian Oil company Fatemi made it plain that Iran intends to go ahead with the production and sale of crude oiL Not Refined He said Iran is in a position to sell large quantities of crude oil but only a limited amount of re fined products at present He also disclosed for the first time the text of a letter handed U S Mediator W Averell Har riman before the envoy boarded a plane for Belgrade Friday night The letter signed by Premier Mohammed Mossadegh said British Cabinet Minister Eichard proposals for settlement of the oil dispute were incom patible with Irans economic in dependence Moreover he said Iran would not consider giving a 50 per cent discount to a purchasing organ British personnel said would not sign an agreement with a foreign government for this pur pose Thanked put all foreign aid funds under a single mutual security adminis tration good before they were removed by the amendment introduced by Senator Butler RNebr The letter expressed Mossadeghs thanks for Harrimans efforts to resolve the dispute The Iranian government ad Senate committee members said Controls are difficult and meat any aid to spain must await comcontrols are the difficult of i vvyLiwi cuc utit b UA j 41il ua ctwifuv w iUJjtj pleuon of negotiations with he said Any tool we lose northwest of Denver and is south ron government now being the job that much harder west of Boulder the site of the riuptpn DV an tpam in ITT i dam project of the city of Denver in South Boulder creek canyon a the front range of the Rocky Mountains Near Boulder The damsite is about 35 miles ducted bv an American team in Madrid A subcommittee which isited Europe said that if aid is given to Spain about 8400000000 will be return to the west coast Saturday Maryarct Murphy still livinr in Cedar Rapids and another aunt He doesnt want to hurt Mrs A B Hoyt living in Des jbut he wants to be a good solj Moines jdier the boys father said He i really wants to go overseas with required divided equally between economic and military asistance his company Mrs Hodges said she would bej gin at once on a new attempt toj get her son excused from over seas service off Friday night because of in sufficient lighting Deputies were to return to the scene at sunup Saturday Thirtytwo bodies were re moved from the crash scene by rescuers who carried them out of j the brushchoked canyon on foot and by horse pack train i Temporary Morgue j Nine more were enroute to the I I C T i temporary morgue set up in the Of U J I TO HS DO ft auditorium of the Decoto gramj mar school The giant 44 passengers and 6 ciewmen North Iowa Vets Arrive Saturday Wash Thp PhoeS is due he re Dr Soule Embezzled Ann Arbor Mich al leged embezzlements that led the University of Michigan to dismiss its famed bacteriologist Dr Mal colm H Soule amounted to more than A few minutes after he was DiSalle said his office is work ing on a revision of pork ceilings He explained that the price of hogs has gone up since January but OPS has been trying to hold wholesale and retail pork prices to their January leveL Farmer Killed When Thrown From Tractor Ft M Dou bek 44 farmer near here was killed when thrown from his trac tor about two miles south of here his body being found by his wife in a ditch early Saturday morning Doubek had been helping thresh at the Dan Meyer farm and was on his way home late Friday when he is believed to have suffered a heart attack He was found 100 feet from the tractor which stopped in a fence by his wife about a m Saturday University of Colorado Between 50 and 60 men were working in the area when the lightning touched off the dynamite which was to have been fired when the day shift went off duty Both sides of the canyon caved in said Noble L Benson 29 op the Korean war fircd Aug 3 Dr Soule injected a mixture ot snake venom and marp survivors include his wife his inr intn nic n IJn 3 daughters and one sister not only important for the na tional development of Iran but also of great importance to the free world Mossadegh said Hence all our efforts have been concentrated on finding a satis factory solution to this problem which will safeguard not only the interests of the free world but will consolidate them with our national interests from we have no way of escape i Fatemi said the government had instructed the commission in charge of the nationalized oil in tlUAVri il j t7 WW i J erator of a heavy earth moving dustr to a rejport 5ce machine A big rock hit my Eucon ways and means of combatting earth mover and just about pushed the motor into the ground I heard a blast like thunder and the south bank of the canyon caved in reported Gerald Bud Worthing a line boss for the pub lic service company of Colorado He was working with a crew on the north edge of the canyon Then I think after hit the wiring leading to the dyna mite rock or lightning jumped to The marine Phoenix is the 22nd was not until Friday that the SkiddeddownTskraejnavy return to Seattle university disclosed the full skmded down a slope rotation combat amount involved in embezrle With the marine Phoenix the total mcnts wnich il said started hn the hill into a 500foot canyon The missing dead were thought to be concealed in the deep brush of the canyon where they were number of combat troops returned will be 32436 thrown apart when the plane burst j passenger list includes the i following soldiers from Iowa Sgt AVleast 8 children ranging Berggren Swea City age from 8 months to 14 years old fgtWilliam E Boyle 1424 East n 1 Ti and 5 military personnel were among those killed State Mason City Sgt Paul D Branstad Thompson Cpl Don The plane a DCSB was a new aid J Duffy Algona Cpl Robert type placed in service only 24 Mason City Cpl Or days ago after settlement of E Weigmann Marble Rock pilots strike over pay for flying the huge aircraft It loft Boston Thursday making stops at Hartford Conn Cleve land and Chicago The crash oc curred as the plane nearod the Oakland last stop bej fore completing its flight to San Francisco airport 1938 or the way in which they were carried out President Alexander G Ruth ven said Dr Soule used an in genious system of falsified in voices made in the names of sell ers of small animals used in ex periments Travel vouchers for presumed visitors to the university were faked by Dr Soule the univer sity also said AII About The Weather the north side of the canyon It 000000 had been drilled and loaded and it went off too Yernon Busch 21 driver of an earth moving machine said he saw a rock half the size of a cari crush a man Dangles on Belt Rock Driller John Zeren 30 of Boulder said when he regained consciousness I was dangling onj the end of my leather safety belt It was tied to a pin driven in the economic disaster threatened by the withdrawal of the British VOTE FOR FUND Washington IP Iowas sena tors Guy Gillette D and Bourke Hickenlooper R voted for as the senate by a 5216 vote Friday in creased the state departments voice of America educational and information funds by S22 No Yank Planes Lost in Action TJ S 8th Army Headquarters Korea U S F86 Sabres won a 51jet sky fight over northwest Korea the second intwo days The 21 Sabres damaged at least one MIG15 in a brief but aggres sive action with 30 enemy jets near Sinuiju northwestern Korea border city Friday night 26 Sabres tangled briefly with 40 MIG15s over Sinanju midway between the border and the North Korean capital of Pyongyang The Sabres shot down two MIGs No Sabres were reported lost in either action Friday nights fight occurrec when the 40 MIGs tried to inter fere with a strike by B29s on Sinanjiis rail yards TMrtyfivVBT29su p e r f o r t s Saturday bo m b e d marshalling yards and railroad facilities near Rashhrin far northeast Korea for the first time in more than a year They dropped more than 30C tons of bombs in the attack firsl since Aug 12 1950 when Eashin was hit by almost 50 Superforts No report of damage was given The Superforts encountered no antiaircraft fire or enemy planes Enemy Complaint Called Lie Generals Note an Indictment By EARNEST HOBERECHT Tokyo Matthew B Ridgway sent the communists an offer to resume Korean armistice talks Saturday but wrote it in such stinging terms that the reds seemed likely to reject it The supreme United Nations commander rejected all commu nist complaints of allied violations of Kaesongs neutrality as ma Icious falsehoods totally without foundation in fact He said the latest iiat a UN plane bombed the con ference city of Kaesong last Wed nesday so utterly false so preposterous and so obvi ously manufactured for your own questionable purposes that it did not merit a reply The offer to resume the talks broken off by the communists was in the final paragraph When you are prepared to terminate the suspension of the Iowa Rain Floods Homes Damages Crops Washington totaling 774 inches fell in Washington FYiday night and Saturday morn ng causing damage to crops lomes and roads Some occupants of Hebron Hall United Presbyterian Home for the Aged on highway 92 at the edge of Washington were moved when about half a foot of water covered the first floor Two railroad underpasses one on highway 92 and one on high way 1 were flooded and traffic was detoured around them The rain did considerable damage to a new highway being built be tween Washington and Brighton Many basements in Washington were flooded armistice negotiations I will direct my representatives to meet with yours with a view to seek ing a reasonable armistice agree In Last 20 Years Town Equal to Charles City Wiped Out on Iowa Highways Mason City Partly cloudy SaturlrOcks it saved mv life day night with scattered showl SuperintendentT L McDonald ers Low Saturday night 600 the MaccoPuset Sound corn Partly cloudy and warmer project contractor said 10 day High SO By DWIGHT McCORMICK Des Moines you knew the entire population of Charles City was slowly but surely being wiped out youd be shocked Senate Orders Probe of RFC Loon Boyles Connection Hickenlooper Named to Treaty Delegation Washington Hick enlooper RIowa has been named to a 10mcmbcr delegation to represent the United States sit the signing of the new security treaty with the Philippines President Truman who Friday selected the delegation and Pres ident Elpidio Quirino are expected to witness the ceremony in he departmental auditorium on j Thursday Washinjrton senate in vestigations subcommittee Saturj day ordered a full of reconstruction finance corpora hc 5f10 tion loans to the American Litholto devclop lhc facts alld danfv fold corporation of St Louis andi any possible connection of Wil effrt frcJud oc sld bu f Amices from Boulder and lor 12 cases of dynamite were wouldnt vou canyorrwalls riscj Well it isnbut more people than the 1950 census shows live in Charles City have been killed in traffic accidents in Iowa since 1930 Further the traffic toll is greater than the number of persons who live in any one of 6 different counties in Iowa The 1950 census reports shows Charles City has a population of to uuuuv Mciuercu ajn iolpnhnnp At Rnnl and thunderstorms extreme call for blood donors situation The American Lithofold loan1 northeast Cooler west High Sunday 8085 except near 75 extreme northeast Further out look Fair to partly cloudy Mon day and Tuesday little change in temperature Minnesota Mostly cloudy Saturj day night and Sunday Scatj T11 tcrcd showers or thundcrshow Lakc Forest 111 house crs Saturday night and overjwifher Uvo children and a tiny Family Wiped Out at Rail Crossing Father on Train liam M Boyle Jr democratic na tional chairman Senator Hoey DJ1 Car chairman of the subcommittee announced the hearings will start as soon as the facts can be prop has been a hotlydisputed issue in congress Senators Capehart R Ind and Bricker ROhio men tioned it in a recent report to the Boyle and Presi dent Truman as graduates of the most corrupt political machine in vvi Mvyittivti orbassembled which will probthe nations history in GAnt I it i ably be early in September Boyle has denied that legal fees Senator Nixon a subjwhich he received from the com norlhcast Sunday Not much change in temperature Low Saturday night 6066 High Sunday 7075 northeast 7580 southwest GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation committee member told a reporter Ipany had any connection with the YEAR AGO assume we will call Boyle as ajloan or that he had any conncc Maximum Iwitncss along with certain govition with the negotiations Minimum 67 56 60 21 S3 49 playmate bundled into an auto and set off for a railroad station to meet their fathers commuter train But it could be an lowan This dark picture is lightened somewhat by an announcement last week by State Safety Depart ment Commissioner Pearl W Mc Murry He said Iowa motorists made a comeback in the last 4 months after a bad 3 months to start the year Deaths Decline This years traffic toll in Janu ary through March was 27 more than last year But the number of deaths from April through July was 11 fewer this year He warned however of the days to come for 10309 It shows Adams county has several reasons a population of 8753 Clarke The safety department figures county 9369 Davis 9959 Ida 10show the greatest number of traf 697 Osceola 10181 and Ringgoldjfic fatalities in any one year of 9258 By the Records record was 619 in 1930 In only one other year since have there been more than 600 fatalities That What was the traffic toll in lows from 1930 through 1950 It waswas the 601 of 1941 ment Sweeping Ridgways message to the com munist commanders was perhaps the most sweeping indictment ever to pass in modern times between generals or statesmen in the course of sn effort to establish peace Its coldly scornful tone meant that the reds could ndt7agree to return to the conference Stable without losing the world Allied observers believed it next to impossible for the com munists to accept the offer However the final word must come from the two communist generals to whom Ridgway ad iressed Ms U Sung STorth Korean premier and com mander in chief and Peng Teh mai commander of Chinese in Korea It was they who broke off the ceasefire talks early Thursday on obviously evidence that a UN plane had bombed Kaesong the previous night The two com manders protested the cident and demanded a satisfac tory reply Ridgways reply was broadcast over the armed forces radio and delivered by an allied liaison of ficer to Colonel Chang chief com munist liaison officer No Merit In it Ridgway said that none of the incidents cited by thereds as TJN violations of Kaesongs neu trality actually merited a reply These included alleged firing on Pan Mun Jom just inside the neiiC tral zone last Sunday and the am bushing of a communist military police patrol near Kaesong the same day in addition to the sup posed air raid on Kaesong When not fabricated by you for your own propaganda needs Ridgway said these incidents have proven to be the actions of irregular groups without the slightest connecticn overtly or covertly with any forces or agencies under my control In spite of this I have con sistently required my senior dele gates and the commanders of the forces under my command to grant you the courtesy of a full inspection and report of every al leged incident regardless of its manifest falsity Propaganda The evidence in this most re cent alleged violation the raid on Kaesong was even more pal pably compounded for your in sidious propaganda purposes than your earlier efforts He added I have caused the results of the investigation into this most re cent allegation to be widely pub licized so that the entire world will be fully cognizant of your evi dent intent to use a manufactured incident in order to evade the re sponsibility for having suspended the negotiations 10799 by the records of the state department of public safety Thats also morethan the ap World war II according to state As Mrs Rose Brown pulled proximately lowans killed in across the railroad crossing day a train hurtled into the car killing the children Kenneth 2 his brother Howard and the play mate Susan Flynn 4 Mrs Brown World war II was in full swing by 1943 the year the fewest num ber of persons were killed in traf fic fatalities in Iowa The total was 304 From that low the toll has historical department The Desjcrept steadily upward since with Moines city library has a tabula tion showing 180 lowans were kill ed in the Korean war up to Aug 1 died a few minutes later in a hosj National Safety Council officials pital that sometime this year the George Brown the husband andonemillionth American would be father was a passenger on theikilled in a traffic accident Just train that wiped out his family when that will be they dont know the exception of a slight reduction in 1949 The yearbyyear tolls from 1940 forward were 1944310 SAME Btetk imth to 34   

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