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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited foe tiw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSFAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVH AuocUted Frcu and United frttt Full LWH Wlra MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 30 1951 Tbic Paper ConsicU ot Two No 279 Yonfe Violate Neutrality Repeatedly Enemy Claims Pel ping Radio Sees UN Planes No Mention of New Talks By DON HUTH Tokyo Chinas offi cial Peiping radio charged Thurs day American planes violate the Kaesong neutrality area in Korea nearly every day 1 The charge was injected into a series of broadcasts accusing Gen Matthew B Ridgway of ly ing slander and distortion The latest asserted violation was early Wednesday The badly garbled broadcast heard in Tokyo said an American bomber dropped a flare over toe site of the now suspended Korean war truce talks The radio said it happend at al most the same time Ridgway flatly refused to reopen an in vestigation of red charges that an allied plane bombed Kaesong Aug 22 Abusive Peiping called it an attempt to cover the flagrant lies that he handsd the world The broadcast made no men tion of the UN commanders offer to resume truce negotiations any time the communists are willing to do so He made the offer in the same note that refused to re open investigation of the asserted bombing Top red commanders to whom the message was addressed had not repliedThere was no in dication when they would In its sweeping accusation the Peiping radio said as many as 43 American planes had flown over the Kaesong neutral zone in a single day The neutral area ex a 5mile radius around Kaesong v American aircraft the broad cast asserted have incessantly illegally and constantly flown into the sky over the neutral AP Wirephbto REPLACEMENT PREDICTED The replacement of Federal Judgre Delbert E Metzjer above of Hawaii for reducing bail of 7 communist suspects was predicted Thursday in Washington by Senator Joseph OMahoney The senator called the reduction from 575000 to an out rageous act Charges Dismissed Against Quakers for Draft Evasion tod tila zone The radio devoted most of its attention to attacking Ridgway The communist attitude tended to support a theory the reds want elay a decision on Korea un fter the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco Cautious broadcasts dampened a cautious optimism expressed in a press release from General Ridgways headquarters The release suggested the red proposal to reinvestigate the Kae song bombing charge may con tain hope for resumption of truce talks Communists broke off negotiations Aug 23 a few hours after they said a UN plane bombed Kaesong The red broadcasts said Ridg ways latest note on the incident again distorted facts and was full of contradictions because he is lying It particularly assailed his state ment that a red liaison officer refused a request for a daylight investigation On the one hand he slanders our side as refusing to conduct a reinvestigation the radio said and on the other stubbornly re fuses our request for a reinvestiga tion j The broadcast then asked j Why is Ridgway so afraid of investigation like a criminal afraid of his final trial Ridgways liaison officer has said that investigation in the dark or night could not be held Why then does Ridgway insist on relying on unreliable in vestigation and yet refuse to make further reliable investigation Plenty of Time Ridgways headquarters has ob served that the lapse of time be tween the original investigation around midnight Aug 22 and the red offer Tuesday to make a new investigation allowed the commu nists plenty of time to manufac ture new evidence The UN command said original evidence did not indicate that Kae song was bombed The communist broadcast went into a lengthy denial of Ridgways statement that the communists re fused to permit a daylight inves tigation of their evidence Ridgway flatly told the red com Korean Premier Kim II Sung and Chinese Gen Peng he woulc make no further investigation be cause it would serve no useful pur pose He said he had definitely established no UN plane could have bombed Kaesong No one now expects Ridgway to agree to a reinvestigation Sioux City District Judge Henry N Graven has dis missed charges of draft law viola tions against two Quakers whose status made them draft exempi anyway The men are Donald Mott 26 of Paullina and Roy Paul Knight 23 of Earlham U S District Attorney T E Dia mond filed the dismissal with leave of the court Both men would have been au tomatically draft exempt if they had filled out the questionnaires their draft boards sent them las year They would have been de ferred because both were married before the 1948 selective service act was passed The two men were indicted on draft law violation charges when they refused to fill out draft ques tionnaires on grounds of religious principles Mott and Knight had served pre vious penitentiary sentences for refusal to comply with draft laws Senator Gillette D Iowa opened a fight in their behalf say ing It is unjust and unreasonable to send conscientious objectors to jail twice for refusing to comply with the law Abandon Effort to Soothe Iran No Settlement of Oil Crisis By JOSEPH MA2ANDI Tehran Iran United States abandoned Thursday its prolonged efforts to mediate the AngloIranian oil crisis U S Ambassador Henry F Grady conferred with Premier Mohammed Mossadegh for 45 minutes Thursday morning in a final effort to settle the oil na tionalization dispute Later he told newsmen he failed to win a change of hear from the premier arid the Amer ican government would make no further efforts for the present al mediation He added gravely We are all seriously disturbed that there is no settlement Informed sources said at the same time that there was little chance that U S Presidential Adviser W Averell Harriman would return to Tehran Harriman who brought the two parties together for renewed ne gotiations earlier this month left here last week after the talks were suspended Grady said he tried to talk Mossadegh into offering a com promise He is expecting proposals from the British Grady said He had no intention of mak ing any proposals There was no change in the premiers attitude The American ambassador said he told Mossadegh the next move in the stalled negotiations was tip to Iran This is the same position the British have taken 2 lowans Die way on By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two lowans were killed in s e p a r a t e automobile accidents Wednesday to raise the states motor vehicle death toll to 377 for the year The victims were Mrs W E toff 65 of Grinnell and Henry Hawkinson 70 of Rose Hill Mrs Goff was killed when the car in which Just Routine Event Marysville John Merriett wasnt surprised when a car driven by William Michaelis crashed into his filling station It was about the 50th time a vehicle had failed to make the horseshoe curve jn the last 23 years and damaged the pumps and buildingj was riding was truck at a street intersection in Marshall town Her daughter Mary Lou Goff 23 of Grinnell and E L Cooney 39 of Iowa City driver of the second car were hospitalized at Marshalltown Their conditions were described as not serious Hawkinson who was traveling alone was killed when his car ap parently went out of control and crashed 8 miles east of Oskaloosa on highway 92 AP Wirephoto SLAYER OF Donaldson 29yearold laundryman center shows Kan sas City Police Lt Harry Nesbitt and Henry H Fox Jr prosecutor left two guns He told them he used the pistol held by Nesbitt to shoot to death Alfredo Ortiz Vargas 54 an assistant professor at Kansa City university and Mrs William Lay a Negro woman entirely without provocation He said he had selected 5 other persons as targets before police captured him Vets Widow Declines to Change Her Mind Winnebago Nebr ened by an apology from the cem etery which halted the burial of her Indian soldier husband the widow of Sgt John R Rice went ahead Thursday with plans for his interment in Arlington National cemetery next Wednes day morning Mrs Evelyn Rice 29 was ad vised that a special army plane was being sent at President Tru mans direction tto take the fu neral party to the nations capita next Tuesday The body of Sergeant Rice wil be taken to Arlington by train accompanied by John C Boles and at the widows re Lt Edwin J Krischel of Omaha who was bugler at mil itary rites teld in Sioux City Me morial Park cemetery where the burial incident occurred In the funeral party which will leave Sioux City by army plane Tuesday morning will be Mrs Rice her husbands brother Hen ry and his wife Dal ton Boyd fu neral director and Neil McClu h a n Thurston county Nebr service agent Mrs Rice quietly accepted an apology from Memorial Park cemetery Wednesday night but de clined its changeofheart offer of a free burial lot Were it not for the greater hon jor which has come to my husband I would accept she said The president offered a Vir ginia resting place among the na DEATH TOLL RISES Kingston Janjalca UR The death toll from a hurricane which battered this rummaking island last week has risen to 154 the lovcrnment announced Wcdnes night tions hero dead for Sergeant Rice after learning the Korean war vic tims body was removed from the Sioux Citygraveside Tuesday be cause he was not Caucasian From White House At Mr Trumansdirection the white house telegraphed Sioux City officials that national apprecia tion of patriotic service should not be limited by race color or creed Sergeant Rice was killed in ac tion Sept 6 1950 while fighting near TabuDong Korea with the first cavalry division Previously tie spent 40 months in the Pacific in World war II When Mrs Rice received the whitehouse offer Wednesday she immediately accepted with deep est gratitude and said This is about the most wonder ful thing that could ever Later Clem A Evans Sioux City councilman delivered a ver bal apology at the request of J M Gunnell secretarytreasurer of the cemetery which halted her hus bands burial just as the casket flight to Washington to see her husbands body laid to rest a1 Arlington John loved the army she said She was awaiting final word from the government as to the day and hour for the ceremony The government as requested by the president will fly her to Washington The flagdraped casket of Ser geant Rice remained in the South Sioux City Nebr funeral home where it was taken after the bur ial was jnterrupted An honor guard of liegionnaires both In dian and white stood by Hot Isnt It Waning August burned brightly Thursday As sweltering Mason Cityans could testify it was hot test day of the month At 2 p m the engineer at the KGLO transmitter reported the temperature was an even 90 It seems hotter than it really the KGLO weatherman said seriously It was only the 3rd day this year Jiat the temperature has been 90 or above On July 23 it was 91 July 15 90 It was good corn weather A lot of farmers say they can use it Predicts Discovery of Polio Vaccine Copenhagen Denmark 3s Discovery of a vaccine against polio within a few years was predicted Wednesday by Basil DConnor president of the U S National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis OConnor is here for the second annual poliomyelitis conference rAII About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with thundershowers Thursday nighi becoming partly cloudy anc cooler Friday Low Thursday night 67 High Friday 75 to 78 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Scattered showers and thucdershowers Thursday night and over eas portion Friday Cooler south west Friday Low Thursday night 65 to 70 northwest 70 to 75 southeast High Friday 7s to 80 northwest 80 to 87 south east West to northwest winds 15 to 20 miles per hour Friday Further Outlook Partly cloud with scattered showers mostl west and south portions Sarur and Sunday Cooler Friday nigh and Saturday Mi n n t s o Cloudy with rain north partly cloudy with scat tered showers or thundershow ers south portion Thursday night Friday partly cloudy scattered showers northeast Cooler south portion Friday Low Thursday night 54to 59 north 5965 south High Friday 6070 north 7080 south GlobeGazette weather data up 3 8 a m Thursday Maximum 78 Minimum 72 At 8 a m 55 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 51 706 More Casualties Identified by U S Washington defense department Thursday identified 06 more American battle casual ties in the Korean war The 387th casualty list included 5 dead 65 wounded 9 injured and 7 missing With Best Wishes f ddys Will Permit Foster Parents to Keep Children AP Wirephoto BEATING RECORD HEAT pretty girl bathers find a way to beat the local heat wave that has broken all records of the weather bureau in Dallas Texas Mary Lee Guilled Joy Ziegler and Joy Holland left to right find a dunking in shaved ice beside a swimming pool cooling as thermometer climbed to 103 degrees The operators use the ice to cool the hot water in the pool Wednesdays temperature was the 20th day of 100 degrees or better readings during August and the 28th day of such readings this summer The of the same expectable was to be lowered Gunnell said the learned belatedly that Rice was an Indian and the action was taken regretfully because of legal complications The cemeterys policy is to bury only members of the Caucasian race Evans said that at Gunnells request he offered Mrs Rice any lot of her choice in the cemetery There was no explanation of the cemeterys reversal Humble Woman Mrs Rice received the apology in the weatherbeaten frame house on the Winnebago Indian reservation where she lives with her 3 small children She was humble Evans said and magnanimous Mrs Rice received word too of protests by veterans organic tions by the Association of American Indian Affairs and many others U S Indian Com missioner Dillon S Myer tele jraphed her he regarded the Sioux City incident as deplor able Senator Hickenlooper R said on capitol hill the American Legion also had of red a hallowed spot for the burial But Mrs Rice plans for the Omaha children who eft home to return to foster par aits on Iowa farms may remain uhere with the best wishes of their ather and mother The children are Gerald Eddy 14 and his 16yearold sister Phyllis Their father Donald Eddy of Omaha Wednesday night sadly announced the decision to let Ger ald remain on the farm of Mr and Mrs Charles Dyer near Ottumwa and Phyllis stay with the George Hexons near Waukon We hope weve done the right thing said Eddy We are think ing only of the welfare of the chil dren He declared the children have had way too much publicity now It seemed like there was no end to it Gerald and Phyllis were among 5 children returned to the Eddys ast June by the Iowa supreme court Last Sunday the two slipped away from the Eddy home here to return to the foster parents with whom they had lived while their custody was contested in Iowa courts The Eddys arc parents of 13 children In 1946 the Cass county court at Atlantic Iowa took 11 of the moved to Omaha where Eddy is the proprietor of a used furniture store the parents appealed to the Iowa supreme court The court ruled all of the children must be returned to Mr and Mrs Eddy but later reversed itself in part and held that the 5 legally adopted children could remain with their foster parents but the others were to be returned Phyllis and Gerald were among those returned Eddy himseli had gone to the Dyer farm to get Ger ald The boy was reluctant to leave Eddy admitted but was happy as a lark once he got home After Gerald and Phyllis ran away again Sunday Eddy atj tempted to have them picked up by Iowa authorities Wednesday after two sleepi less nights Eddy said he and his wife decided to let the two children remain in the foster homes Eddy said he called Phyllis at her school and told her I hope youll be happy He said he had been unable to reach the Dyer farm by phone in he past and did not try to call lis son there I think weve done the biggest Hoover Hits Government Dishonesty DCS Moines Hoover declared Thursday this nation is experiencing a cancerous growth of intellectual dishonesty in public life which is mostly beyond the law These evils the countrys only living former presi dent warned in a belated birthday address have defeated nations many times in human history The redemption of mankind by America will depend upon our ability to cope with these evils right here at home In its frustration the congress is groping for some sort of code of ethics which might protect the citizen from his own officials Much as congress has my good wishes something stronger than a new code of eth ics is needed in America Congress can well widen the laws so as to clutch the new kinds of bribes and benefits they have discovered Bet congress cannot reach intellectual dishonors Accepts Award But he told residents of his na tive state in accepting an award right will triumph because I know America is turning its face away from the maudlin leftisms and the spread of untruths of the past two decades We sense the frauds of mens minds and morals Moral indig nation is on the march again I cannot but feel there is strength in character and truth in decent living And it will triumph The nations elder statesman this year deferred his customary birthday address until Thursday He had said it would contain his thoughts for his 77th birthday Aug 10 Hoovers remarks were made to thousands of lowans assem bled Thursday afternoon at the state fair and broadcast nation ally Thursday night Preceding his address he ac cepted Iowa award Itwas the first plaque and scroll pre sented by the Iowa Centennial Memorial commmission for dis tinguished citizenship In following the theme con cerning honor in public life the former republican president did not specifically mention the dem ocratic administration which fol lowed Ais own Although he cited numerous happenings since he eft the white house he said near the start Let me say at once that hon or is not the exclusive property o any political party Fliyht From Honor Hoover reviewed many inc dents then commented repeated ly think about it He said Our greatest danger is not from in HERBERT HOOTER Flight From Honor vasion by foreign armies Our dangers are that we may comnu suicide from within by compla sance with evil Or by public to srance of scandalous behavior o by cynical acceptance of dishon or deed and the smartest thing he aid But as for his wife Eddy children from the Eddys on added I dont think shell see grounds that the parents lacked another happy day funds and werent able to main tain a proper home Five of them were placed for adoption Later after the Eddys The are still our children and always will be Eddy said and jthe door is open any time they hadj want to come home Turning to what he termed th light from honor Hoover saic during the recent past we hav iad a flood of exposures by con pressional committees by stat egislatures by grand juries in cores of cities and the press He said he sometimes wonder whatr the founding fathers would say about The 5 percent ers mink coats deep freezers anc ree hotels Or favoritism in gov ernment loans and governmen Contracts Or failures to prosecute evil oers who spread cancerous rack ets and gambling rings with their train of bribed officials Or o those who coquette with traitor ship Or of secret and disastrou commitments of our nation whid were denied at the time Hoover said corrupt propaganda w h i c h employs standardized gadgets and slogans is one o the chief instruments of intellec tual dishonesty in public life Handy Tools These gadgets he said have been very handy tools for making America over into14 new varie ties and getting us into hot and cold wars In this connection Hoover com mented As an aside I suggest at least we adjourn trying to make America over into some other shape until we get out of this cole or hot war Our present crisis is dangerous enough to require one concentrated undeviating purpose in Washing ton Many of our socalled social and economic gains will go by the boards anyway if this hot and cold war keeps up There will be plenty of time to exercise our muscles on new ex periments after these violent changes in international tempera ture are survived Hoover referred to secret com mitments at Teheran and Yalta as having sold the freedom of half a billion people down the river asked whether the commitments would have been approved by the people then commented I That is where we lost the peacei and wandered into the land of hot and cold wars He suggested that the nation tanrto the 10 sermon on the mount and ths rules of the game which we learned at our mothers knee and a nation live if these are not the guides of public life Governors Greet Hoover Return DCS Moines a topcoat overcoat over his arm Herbert Hoover stepped off a train at Ames and into Iowas sweltering heat at daybreak He was driven to a Des Moines hotel where he rested prior to a down town luncheon ia his honor Mr Hoovers birthday was Aug 10 but he said he would reserve Ms birthday remarks for his re turn to the state of his boyhood Before the fair Mr Hoover received a delegation headed by GOT William S Beardsley and 4 former Iowa gov ernors He also was presented the first of the 100000 centennial half dollars minted in 1946 The pre sentation was by Ralph Evans of Davenport member of the cen tennial commission of 1946 and at present The former governors with whom Mr Hoover lunched as juests of the foundation included Sobert D Blue George A Wilson Nelson G Kraschel and Dan W Turner Young Woman Dies in Headon Crash Indianola young woman was killed and two men were eriously injured early Thursday n the headon collision of two cars vest of Indianola on highway 92 Dead was Mrs Vernon Woodard 22 of Des Moines formerly of Creston Her husband was reported in erious condition at Methodist hos lital in Des Moines Eugene Beck 0 of Indianola was reported in ritical condition Warren County Sheriff John Taylor said the Beck car was ap parently out of its lane when the xillision occurred SAME BUek ntunt dfitk IB 24   

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