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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North I owos Doily Newspaper Edited lor OM Horn si CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION J VOL LVII Associated Prcw and United Frew Full Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1951 This Paper Consists of Two One photo ON THE Frankie Kiermier is shown in Cooper hospital Camden N J where lie is about to undergo his 13th skin grafting operation that doctors promise will make Mm asgood as new The younjstwv whose legs were burned to the muscle from his ankles to his hips has already undergone 12 operations and 30 transfusions Have Votes to Beat Jap Block Treaty Signing May Be Delayed By JOHN M HIGHTOWEK San Francisco iP Intensive behind the scenes negotiations Tuesday convinced American leaders including President Tru manj that they have the votes to defeat any Russian drive to dis rupt the Japanese peace confer ence opening Tuesday night But none could say just how long it will take to get a peace treatysigned Mr Truman with ing possible communist offen sives in Korea Asia or Europe He will open the conference Tues day night witha major addressat p m p m C S The address witt be televised and broadcast nationally To Expose Plan The first working session will be held Wednesday morning Rus sias tactics are expected to be quickly disclosed at that time The presidents latest warning to the country to be on guardand continue massing its defenses sounded a grim note It came on the eve of the gathering ol 51 delegations at San Franciscos giltandmarble opera house to close the books on World war II in the Pacific Though his speech was aimed at a homefront aud ience of potential defense bond buyers it had a direct significance for the host of diplomats assem bled here from over the world Whether the negotiations in Korea are successful or not he said we must continue to drive ahead to build defensive strength More Than 650 Die on Holiday Traffic Mishaps to Record High By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Accidents killed at least 659 persons during the nations Labor day weekend It was a grim new record for the holiday A Labor day record was set in highway traffic 462 killed Brownings claimed 97 dead in cluding 37 lost in the capsizing of a single fishing boat off Montauk N Y The rest of the grand total were victims of a variety of mis haps including plane crashes fires and falls The miscellaneous acci dent toll was 97 The highway deaths numbered well over twice the 225 estimated by the National Safety council as expectable on a 3day nonholi day weekend The council had pre dicted 390 traffic fatalities for the 78hour holiday period but re vised its estimate to 500 on the basis of early weekend death re ports The former record for Labor day traffic deaths was 410 in 1949 The overall accident toll record for Labor day shattered this year was 559 set a Ned H Dearborn president of the Safety council termed the new traffic death record tragic and shameful particularly be cause many of the victims were in a sense innocent bystanders who died because they had the misfortune to encounter the crazy fools who infest our highways thesedays Dearborn referred to relatively few people who refuse to act like decent human beings and persist in unsafe driving prac tices The council said approximately 40000000 automobiles took to the nations roads during summers final holiday This it said is an alltime high which was equaled during the 4th of July holiday this year when the death toll was much lower 7 lowans Killed in Auto Crashes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eleven persons met violent death in Iowa over the Labor day holiday Seven of them were killed in automobile accidents between S p m last Friday and midnight Monday In addition two lowans were AP Wirephoto TRAPPED GIRL CARRIED FROM Annie Payne trapped more than 4 hours in a well is carried up a ladder to safety by Lt Ralph Staley New berg Ore fireman who dug the final foot and a half of a tunnel to reach Marie from a shaft driven down beside the well Girl Saved From Well Recovering Algeria Man Hurt in Car Train Crash Emmetsburg Black 25 Algona was injured seriously near here Monday night when the car in which hewas riding crashed into a Milwaukee freight train PaloJUto County Rich ard Millersaid the driver of the car George Waltz 27 Algona escaped with minor injuries The accident occurred 5 miles east and two miles south of here on a gravel road Miller said Waltzs parents were fallowing in another car They old authorities their sons car was traveling at a high rate of speed killed and 3 others injured in a and crashed into the train as it cartruck crash near Moberly crossed the road Mo and another lowan was kill ed early Tuesday The holiday victims in Iowa Newbeig Ore Tiny Marie Anne Payne brought safely up from a narrow well shaft Monday jabbered happily over her hospital breakfast Tuesday Once or twice during the night in the blackness of her sleep she cried out as though in fright hos pital attendants reported Her mother though sleeping be calmed the 2yearold and she awakened Tuesday morning in good spirits The 4 hours spent Monday im prisoned an shaft bill is high Thats why we were digging our own well The mishap recalled the case of Kathy Fiscus 3 who died of suf focation in a well pipe in San Mar ino Cal in April 1949 Rescuers worked 52 hours in at iempt to save her She was trapped 96 feet down steel encased pipe 14 inches in diameter A Bump reported Work Louis Adamic Found Dead in Mystery Flemington K J Author Louis Adamic was found dead Tuesday in his burning farmhouse and A coroner culediis death sras JJ Predict New Enemy Drive After Sharp Exchange of Notes 2 Yank Divisions Encircle Valley By GENE SYMONDS Tokyo crack United States infantry divisions encircled bloodrsmeared Punchbowl valley on the eastern front Tuesday night as part of a limited offensive against a communist buildup which includes large numbers of white soviet puppet troops The United States 1st marine and 2nd infantry division inked in the encirclement of the strategically important valley north of Inje on the eastern Korean front Their drive put them in pos session of dominating heights which permit artillery observers to spot targets in the enemy lines The United States 7th infantry division backed by a battalion of Ethiopians drove close to the great communist supply base of Kumsong and allied artillery started bombarding the city Mostly Korean Van fleet said at 8th army headquarters that at of the present hot action in Korea Aug 18 red units included Chinese communist corps and ele ments of 3 North Korean corp for a total of 83000 troops Van Fleet said the scope of the allied drive was to throw the enemy off balance by reducing materially his potential for any contemplated offensive At Ridgways headquarters an official announcement said enemy activities suggest a forthcominf offensive and said the soviel Caucasian volunteers are back ed up by more than 1000 fighter planes light bombers and ground attack aircraft based in Man Washington price control jfficial said Tuesday an order per mitting higher prices fornew au omobiles will be issued before the end of the week possibly Wednes day This official asking notto be quoted by name said the new one prices might go into effect before Oct 1 He declined to say how much the increase would be everal car manufacturers have asked boosts averaging 9 to 10 per ent The official said all car makers would be to raise prices under the regulation He said i1 would provide a formula whereby they could compute their ceilings The increase would be the first churia flicted bullet wound A 22 caliber rifle was found across Adamics knees Workmen with frenzied speed Assistant County Coroner John sank a hole beside the shaft into which she dropped while at play in the yard ofher home They reached her at p m She had i n ouroner J Fuhnnann said the bullet en fallenin at 2 oclock lered IVdamlcs head above the right ear and ricochetted inside his head to make two more breaksi jthe skinHe added that the pieces for our country and the free world Fear New Attacks The plain fact is that the com munists may try to resume the offensive in Korea at any time Moreover they are capable launching new attacks in Europe in the middle east or elsexvhere in it suits them As conceived by the American government conclusion of the Japanese peace treaty is a major task in the drive to build the free worlds defenses While formally ending World war II and restor ing Japans independence it would permit Japan to rearm and sign a projected JapaneseAmerican agreement to station United States forces in Japan after the occupa tion That is why these officials ex pect Russia to put up a stiff fight against the pact Secretary of State Acheson and his aides in close cooperation with British Delegate Kenneth Younger and other key envoys here have worked out an elab orate battle strategy to meet a disruptive campaign by Soviet Delegate Andrei Gromyko Couple Held on Narcotics Charge Kcokuk A Quincy HI couple was held here Tuesday on charges of fraud and deceit in ob taining narcotics The charges were filed against Ruth Miller 36 and her hus band Frank 45 who were taken Into custody after a druggist be came suspicious at frequent pur chases of narcotics and notified police The couple was accused of forging the name of a Warsaw 111 doctor to prescriptions and using the name of a Hamilton 111 woman on them were Joseph Rickwa 28 Sioux City Dale Darnell Lake William T Suby 46 Mason City Stirs Marjorie Chapin 37 Des VIoines Richard Creamer 29 VIonahans Tex Donald J Ship ey 36 Council Bluffs Lawrence Chidester 52 Albia Thorvald kelson 41 Brayton William 22 of near Oskaloosa Howard Malone 26 of Wiota and Lyle Davis 30 Wellman Thomas William King 22 of Ames was killed early Tuesday in a headon collision on highway 69 4 miles south of Ames For rest Heitland of Buffalo Center driver of the other car was in jured critically Both men were driving alone King was the son of Kenneth King soil conserva tion service official at Ames Howard Malone 22 of Wiota p m Monday in an auto accident on county road K a rnie and a half south of Wiota the state highway patrol at Atlantic re ported COUNTY FAIR Tp OPEN Spencer Clay county fair opens its 30th exposition here Sept 10 and will continue through Sept 15 She was waist deep in thick mudiof P18 bullet were found in the and armor satellite nations puppet force the announcement said Van Fleet said the two U S di and their South Korean visions allies haS taken toll of 1050 reds including 930 prisoners in the furious fighting since Aug when rescuers got to her Through the ordeal her father Elvin Payne stayed at the top of the hole He reassured her i brain Adamic died of a fracturec be okay now in a few The distraught mother looked into the well hole just once as the digging progressed AllIl probes are closed Army Probes Assault of Iowa Girl Ottamwa officials were called in Tuesday to in vestigate the story told by a pe tite high school girl who said her sweethearts best friend threw her from a speeding car Pvt Carroll Mclntyre 20 of State police rushed to Sheridan J 30 jm across me roao skull Dr Fuhrmann said the autopsy showed He said the final ruling on the death will be made after state police and prosecutors Set Fire The which burned the saw was her hand she said The little girl had fallen in first her hands over her head tkitchen of the house was delib Jerately set fire officials said Kerosene soaked rags Oxygen was pumped down the narrow 8 inches in di the crew sank the res cue shafttwo feet away The digger would drill only 10 feet She was 12 feet down were scattered through the rest of the comfortable frame house located near Milford N J about 10 miles west of here A garage near the house also was set on fire and a new car burned Kerosene cans unburned barn Fairfield was charged with as sault to do great bodily harm to Martha Lyman 17 but police said they would delay the arrest until the army investigates the case v Mclntyre has returned to duty at Chanute Field HI Miss Lyman who is in the hos was fatally injured about pital in critical condition with head injuries regained conscious ness long enough Monday to tell her mother that Mclntyre threw her from the car after they had argued Police said Mclntyre the girl and her boy friend Tommy An cell of Failfield were together Friday night shortly before the incident but that A n c e 11 left them before Miss Lyman was thrown from the car 32 miles away for another driller to complete the job Sinks Slowly Marie whose cries weakened as the digging progressed sank slbw ly into the mud as workmen went deeper in the 3 by 4 foot rescue shaft When the shaft was down 14 feet rescuers carefully shoved a steel rod across into the well hole at the point where they thought the child was lodged She called to her father that the rod had touched her and he re layed the word to the rescue crew They tunneled across to the well shaft to reach her Payne said he had dug the 22 foot hole only a few days ago Mrs Payne explained The water Adamic who made foreignborn Americans his concern andgained literary fame describing their problems was found half reclining on a couch in an upstairs bedroom 18 Their magnificent effort h said has cost the communists loss of terrain troops and ma terials which seriously decreases the communist potential to wage anoffensive operation in the neai future with this eastcentral anc central sector Ethiopians Help J He disclosed that the 7th TJ S division aided by the Ethiopian battalion now stands face to face with the last communistposition guarding the key supply and communications center of Kum song jiow within range of Sth army artillery The reds were hit hard enough in this zone to pull two divisions in from coastal defense positions behind the line Van Fleet said Another fresh North Korean corps of 30000 men was rushed in from the extreme western try and stem the allied advance Van Fleet said that some of A 22 caliber Mossberg rifle made the heaviest artillery fire of the in America was balanced on his knees i He was alone on the farm wheni firemen arrived i Assistant County Coroner John B Fuhrmann said there was a bul let wound just above the authors right ear and another larger wound on the same side of the head The body also showed evi dence of intense heat from the fire although it was not burned Adamics secretary said he bad been working on a new book about Yugoslavia where Adamic was to be called The Eagle and the Rock Disappears The secretary said Adamic had aj j workroom over the destroyed garage She asked police to search for the manuscript of the bookj but they werent able to find it Other valuable manuscripts may have been destroyed she told poj Korean conflict was poured into the reinforced red line and as a result of these devastating fires enemy casualties mounted o the extent that he was ren dered incapable of ah immediate counter offensive on a large scale in this sector The report showed that the UN troops had won the objective of driving the enemy out of his po sitions and forcing commitment of his reserves which pose a constant threat to the allies Ridgways headquarters said that the Caucasion volunteers organized in Manchuria early this year and moved into Korea since spring were composed of special ists and technical personnel While headquarters would not elaborate on the statement use of the term specialist was be lieved to indicate that the Gerj mans probably include veterans Will Permit Higher Auto Prices Soon n car prices since last March when manufacturers were permit led a 3J per cent increase to otfse increases An official prospect wOTtie Detail eventually but it wasunder willT3e ne cessaryto allow retailers to rais prices Jby the exact dollars an cents allowed under the order t be issued this week Jamaica Spared 2nd Hurricane Fla was spared a second heavy blow Wed nesday as the Caribbean hurri cane veered westward and lost strength The storm never fully formed topped in force from 100 miles an hour to a wind velocity of 60 miles an hour in heavy squalls Jamaica was in the midst of ur jent preparations for the blow vhen word came of a change in ourseand velocity Residents of vaterfront areas were being eva uated and the airport damaged the Aug 1718 closed to traffic The death toll in the August torm totaled 150 in Jamaica mostly in the vicinity of the cap tal Kingston Jamaica is i 100 miles south of Cuba Grady Norton chief storm fore aster in the Miami weather ureau warned that the storm still ad plenty of kick rer enerate It was passing 240 miles south of Kingstoia at mid ay rAII About The Weather of Hitlers Wehrmacht Because the release referred to lice r The new book was about Marj shall Tito and his split with Russoviet satellite nauons in the sian communism she said One wellrknown book was Din ner at the White House which described an evening with Frank lin D Roosevelt Among the guests at the white house that evening was Winston Churchill and the British wartime prime minister later sued Adamic for libel GlobcGaicttc photo bv Sorticn NICE OUT ISNT two first grade pupils at Central school might be ex cused if their thoughts were elsewhere than the classroom Tuesday was their first day indoors after the summer vacation and it really was nice outdoors They are Heather Pritchett daughter of the Rev and Mrs Arthur E Pritchett and Peter Rog ncss son of the Rev and Mrs Alvin N Rogness Their teacher is Mrs A C Hager man SAME U traffic death past C4 hours ID plural it appeared likely that some Czechs Poles and perhaps Rumanians and Hungarians were included 700 Guests at Silver Wedding Anniversary Suffer Food Poisoning Milwaukee than 100 of the 750 guests at Mr and Mrs Frank Balzanos silver wedding anniversary dinner party suffered rom food poisoning Detective Herman Sorgi said Tuesday Four of the guests were hospital ized after eating baked ham and rolls at the celebration Sunday night Authorities were not able to de crmine immediately the cause of the poisoning i ffasonCity Increasing cloudiness Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 56 High Wednesday 72 Cloudy with showers or thun derstorms by Wednesday eve ning owa Mostly cloudy and rather cool through Wednesday Oc casional showers or thunder storms southwest half of state Tuesday night Low Tuesday 50 to 60 Showers spreading slowly into rest of state cover ing most of state by Wednes day night High Wednesday in mid70s Southeasterly winds this afternoon and Wednesday 1015 MPH Further outlook Reds Have Europeans in Battle 40 Divisions ReEquipped By DON HTJTH Tokyo xchanged accusing uncompro mising notes Tuesday amid pre dictions a 400000 man red army may soon launch a new offen sive hi theKorean Gen Matthew B Ridgways headquarters said the commu nists have a total of 70 divisions tvailable backed by 1000 planes ilus tanks and artillery It added iTarge numbers ofCaucasian oviet puppettroops had moved into North Korea More Notes Redswere reported to have re equipped and resupplied at least 0 divisions men m the front with 30 more in re erve since nowdisrupted truce talks started July 10 Chief truce negotiators ex changed sharps notes Tuesday Sach accused the other of distor tion Neitherproposed resuming armistice meetings which the reds sroke off two weeks ago The notes between U S Vice Adm C Turner Joy and North Korean Lt Gen Nam II dealttt solely with 3 asserted violations of the Kaesong neutrality zoneiia Sorea They were red aceusa ions l He sail ite ihebitternessof the notesjasdnrce close to iheTfnitea hope stilt existed truce thatarmistice would beas sumed However thegeneral viewwas heavy with pessimism Responsible quarters said efforts to get truce talks going again appeared to have deteriorated under a welterof wasted words 4 Nam H sent 3 lengthynotes telling Admiral Joy your consist ent method of distorting facts and lat denial was not a satisfac tory answer to red charges Repetition He repeated communist accusa tions that 1 an allied plane dropped flares Aug 29 in the Kae song area where trace talks were icld 2 South Korean troops oiled a redjnihtary policeman in theneutral zone Aug 30 and 3 allied troops killed one commu storm was nist and wounded edge of the zone Aug 19 Admiral Joys replies were iiarp and curt He again denied all 3 charges In his 3 replies Joy told Nam H Nothing in your many intem erate statements changes the already announcedUN denials Mere volume of words does ot transform allegations into ealities A thorough investigation re eals that T3N commandaircraft did not drop flares in the Kae song neutral zone Nothing In distorted re marks modifies the facts Joy previously announced that N troops had nothing to do with ach shooting incident None of Joys or Nam IPs new otes added any fresh slants to the exchange of charges and de ials Sources here have said repeat edly the reds want to delay re sumption of negotiations until after the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco Partly cloudy cool through and the Showers or thunderstorms east and south Thursday Minnesota Mostly cloudy and rather cool through Wednesday Showers extreme west by Tues day night spreading into all but extreme northeast and ex treme southeast Wednesday Low Tuesday night mid40s northeast lower 50s southwest High Wednesday around 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum 72 Minimum 53 At 8 a m 61 YEAR AGO Maximum 78 Minimum 55 Detective Kills Slugger of Cop Chicago UR Andrez Alvarez 20 who slugged a policeman and escaped arrest last Friday was shot to death Tuesday by a de continued tective weekend Police traced Alvarez to a room ing house and whenDetective Charles Fitzgassld entered the youth tried to climb through a window Fitzgerald shot and killed him Alvarez was arrested last Fri day while loitering near a cur rency exchange A car parked nearby contained burglary tools Alvarez slugged officer John Mc Garvey with a pair of handcuffs and fled RITES FOR RAIL AGENT Humboldt services were held Tuesday for Fred Mil let 76 retired agent for the Min neapolis and St Louis railroad at Livermore He died Sunday of cerebral hemorrhage   

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