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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper EAfcdfar M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI MIWSPAMft THAT MA K IS A L L NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY FALL OPENING DAYS September 7 to 14 VOL LVn UnHwJ Tttn run r Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12 1951 This Paper Consists of Two No Van Fleet Red Blow UN Divisions Strike North By JOHN RANDOLPH TJ S 8th Army Headquarters Korea Nations divi sions attacked northward Wed nesday across the mountainous eastern half of the Korean fight ing front The Western half was lied infantrymen there waited behind powerful defenses to see whether the reds wouldgamble on a new breakthrough try Gen James A Van Fleet com mander of the 8th army said that despite the communist build up since the start of thenow sus pended iceasefire talks there were no indications that the reds were ready to launch an offen sive Best Chance I want them to attack Van Fleet said in an interview Its our best opportunity to defeat them Be said the reds were capable of launching an offensive but that there were indications at this time that they wilL Most indications are of a de fensive nature on his the ene mys the general said Aredattack would give us a great opportunity to destroy communist forces Van FleetHsaid That way we would get them ia wholesale lots and not have to kick them piecemeal off the hills like we are Van Fleet saidhe thinks an armistice still ispossible He said he believes the reds will wanti peace before winter I In Bad Shape They are in bad shape They are hurting and we are going to keep them hurting The enemy will want peace before we ge through wife him Thesharp action inthe eas itretched fromthe old red iron area in centra Korea almost to the Sea of Japan coast It had two objectives To keep the communists off balance and to push the main allied line nearer to a communist supply road from the northto the The attacks in the east were called localrand limited objec tive JefebatOed Tuesdayiorihe 4th straightway Allied pilots reported they damaged one Russiantype MIG15 and probablyshot down another No allied losses were reported Illinois Ohio U S Guard Units Alerted Washington array Wednesday alerted the Illinois and Ohio national guard divisions foractive service early next year They are the 37th infantry divi sion of Ohio and the 44th from Illinois The 37th will report to Camp Polk La about Jan 15 and the 44th to Camp Cooke Cal aboui Feb 15 the army said Six national guard divisions al ready are on acfee duty and the army disclosed today thatanoih er still undesignated division win be called to serve later hi 1952 The 40th and 45th guard di visions drawn from California and Oklahoma respectively are completing their advanced train ing now in northern Japan Two other guard divisions have been alerted for movement to Eu rope before the end of this year They are the 28th from Pennsyl vania and the 43rd drawn from Connecticut Rhode Island an d Vermont The other two guard divisions Jn federal service are the 31st and AP Wirephoto EARNEDA LOTJames B Olson resigned as dis trict supervisor of the federal alcohol tax unit inNew York said Tuesday that lie earned a lot of money by dolnf nothing in particular Olson testified before a house ways and means subcommittee investigating his financial relationships Stop Victim Wear Death in Des Moihes Des Moines 23 yea old Theresa OConnor remained near death Wednesday from wounds inflicted by a rejectee suitor asshe walked toward the at St Ambrose cathedral Tuesday Theattractive brunette for anelectrical supply firm suffered two deep stab wounds ii the back and a severe wrist cut A hospital attendant said she was barely holding her own Meanwhile John A Masterson 24 who pleadedinnocent to a charge of assault with intent to commit murder was under special guard at the Polk countyjaiL aft er a bullpen fight with Tuesday night He was held in default of bond Tom BeOlysaid he or dered Masterson placed in astraat etiQn VJail corridoi after Mastersonhad been injured afaouf the face and head in the a to police Masterson said hestabbed Miss OConnor 7 or 8 times because she had broken off their romance He was crazy Miss OConnor said as she entered surgery I used to go with Mm and had told him I did not want any more to do with him He has been pestering me for some tune About 50 persons were in the hushed cathedral when Masterson plunged the 7inch blade1 in to the prls back Two communicants1 FredTurner 23 Des Moines anS E OMershon 35 Louisville Ky seized Masterson and wrested the saiife from him Masterson whom his mother Mrs George Masterson said had seen upset emotionally for some ime because of his fathers ill ness told police he had known Miss OConnor since 1949 Masterson Under j Special Guard Consider Less Debate on Military May Limit Talk by Agreement By EDWIN B HAAKINSON Washington leaders seeking quick action on a 103856030 military spending bill talked Wednesday of asking their colleagues to agree to do less de bating and morevoting Such an agreement to limit de bate requires unanimous consent but it frequently is obtained on major bills Democratic Leader McFarland of Arizona has been pushing for such ari arrangement for two days but floor managerfor the record arm edforces appropriation balked However he tolda reporter Wed nesday he might join McFarlan in seeking some debate limit Action Delayed OMahoney had predicted approval first on Monday an Tuesday but action was de ayed because of a number of ef iorts to cut down the size of th bill and by a Variety of speeche on other subjects Sharp criticism was voiced Tues day of Pentagon policies of recall ng World war II veterans whil younger draftees and reservists are deferred The house attached to the bill directive to the armed forces to release World war n veterans with 12 monthsservice after they aad another year of duty since the Korean war Pentagon leaders protested thi force them to junk plans Korean combat vet the 47th The 31st composed of men from Alabama and Missis sippi is training at Fort Jackson S Car The 47th division drawn from Minnesota and North Da kota is training at Camp Ruck er Ala The still unnamed guard divi sion that is earmarked for duty next year will be given at least 4 months notice before being called up the army added Meat Market Operator Charged With Violation DCS Moines Johnson 75 operator of a meat market and slaughtering plant at Elk Horn for 12 years has been charged in dis trict court with violating a meat distribution order by the Iowa of fice of price stabilization The OPS charged in its suit filed Tuesday that Johnson slaughtered 5 beeves without registering and soiling them and without marking or grading the meat as required by OPS meat distribution regula tion No 1 erans on a rotation plan Their policies are basedon 17 months active duty4 for war veterans agreed to ou heautomatic 12month release provlabnf with an understanding that fheC Issueisnot finally de cided A final decision it was agreed will be made in a senate house conference on the measure Plans Return OMahoney told the senate th defense department1 plans to xe urnIOp000 comSat veterans irom Korea including those who f ough there last winter That would be about pnefourthr the total U S orces in Koreau A defense department memo randum wEtchl said erans would be held ioa coordinated program1 is being developed for callup of Senator Cain called sJTsroad and vague and pre icted that more men would be called back even though they are veterans As for the huge appropriation he bill carries Senator Flanders RVL suggestedthV senate cat to an even a lash of more ihanKl per cent De eat of his move appeared certain Senator Case Dak of ered what he called a penny amendment to save lOmething less than He suggested that one per cent f each item in the bfll except those subject to contract renegoti tion be kept in the treasury Senator Douglas DDL intro uced a series of proposed cuts to save somewhere between 00000 and All About Des Moines knife youth accused of stab bing a girl in a downtown cathe dral was under special guard early Wednesday as he slept in a strait acket in Polk county jail Deputies said thatJohn A Mas ersoDf 24 Des Moines got abus ve with other prisoners in the ail bullpen and was knocked to he floor during an exchange oJ blows The freeforall occurred not ong after Masterson pleaded in nocent to a charge of assault with ntent to commit murder Authorities also took Masterson o Broadlawns hospital for treat neat of wounds he received in the bullpen lacerated scalp and badly cut lip When deputies returned him rom the hospital to county jail Sheriff Tom Reilly ordered that ic beplaced in a strait jacket on a ot in the jail corridor He slept ori he cot as special guards watched him closely FAIR DRAWS 36000 Spencer Clay county fair here drewan estimated 36000 persons Tuesday to equal the esti mated attendance for the same day last year Frankie Luptow Tampa Fla won the 15lap national Ipccdways sweepstakes in Limit Placed on A uto Transmissions Washington big build up against communism may force you to keep on driving the old fashioned way To save on aluminum and scarce steel alloys needed in the defense effort the national pro duction authority Tuesday limited the number of cars in the low and medium price fields which can be equipped with automatic transmissions It ruled that only 35 per cent of cars costing up to may have the workless shifts In the class 65 per cent may have automatic transmis sions All mora expensive cars may have them The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and colder Wednesday night Low Wednesday night near 50 Mostly fair and continued cool Thursday with high near 70 Iowa Showers and thunder storms turning cooler extreme southeast Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday night pre ceded by showers or thunder storms in east portion Thurs day generally fair cooler ex treme east Low Wednesday I AP Wirephoto GIVES PRESCRIPTION FOR LONG E B Montgomery of Quincy HI who still practices at the age of 93 said Tuesday he is the oldest member of the Amer ican Medicalassociation How does one reach old age Dont get into too much of a stew about things the doctor advised United Stratocruiser Crashes 3 Aboard Chicago United Air lanes said its plane which fell into San Trancisco bay Wed nesday was on a training flight and carried no revenue passen gers San Francisco GfP A giant doubledecked stratocruiser plane on a training flight crashed up side down on the shoreline of San Prancisco bay Wednesday The San Mateo county sheriff said it was believed 3crewmen were aboard His information was that alLdied guard asa UnitedfAir lines plane ana the air line said it had such a ship up on a training flight with 3 men aTjoard The accident occurred about 20 miles south of San Francisco off Pope Wants All Christians Under 1 Flag Invites Return to Catholicism City 3 called upon all Christians Wednes day to unite under one flag the Koman Catholic fight Communism An encyclical letter described Sedwbod Point a little northeastjin an official Vatican summary as of Redwood City of great importance from Ms pastoral The plane fell upside down in the mudflats in about 5 feet of aten was issued by the The San Francisco airport conpope on the occasion of the ISibJ rol tower said the big ship had centenary of the council been in the air about 45 minutes when it crashed There was a leavy fog over the shoreline and coast guard rescue planes said hey could see little from the air Calls Atomic Stockpile Fantastic Washinston Mc Vlahbn DConn of the senate ouse atomic energy committee said Wednesday the destructive ower of Americas atomic veapons stockpile is truly fantas Uc McMahon told a news confer ence he believes we have made eally remarkable progress in the evelopment of atomic weapons1 McMahon talked to reporters after his committee had met be lind closed doorswith members f the atomic energy commission o discuss what the committee ailed important business The chairman said he could not o into the subject matter Under night near 45 northwest 50 to uestioning McMahon THrrVt CO r3 tlin nvx 55 southeast High Thursday 68 to 75 Further outlook Gener ally fair Friday and Saturday with higher afternoon tempera tures Minnesota Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday night Thurs day generally fair and cooL Low Wednesday night 40 to45 northwest 45 to 50 southeast High Thursday around 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Sept 12 Maximum 84 Minimum 69 At 8 a m 70 Precipitation 113 Year Ago Chalcedon which outlined aspects of the nature of Jesus Christ The encyclical entitled from its i Secretary Marshall Resigns Post for Hunt Nationwide for Missing Bookie Boss New York Gross missing graft trial star wit ness sought throughout the nation received letters threat ening the lives of his wife and children before he escaped from police custody District Attorney Mies F McDonalc said Wednesday The dapper perfumed Gross fled as the mass trial of 18 policemen and former policemen accused of accepting graft from Gross to cover up the gamblers syndi cate finished its second day Tues day McDonald made his announce ment in the courtroom of Judge Samuel S Leibowitz who is con ducting the trial Gross was to have been the chief prosecution witness McDonald read the letters which were addressed to lVErsj Gross emphasized that he did not claim the letters were connected with the 18 police men on trial but said they indicated the frame of mind that led Gross to escape policemen guarding iim Gross had been free on 325000 bailalthough Leibowitz has said during previous hearings in the case that the gamblers life would be in great danger if he were free He had been under protective cus tody The search turned to Chicago early Wednesday where there werereports that the missing for mer bookmaker had been seizec at the Midway municipal air port But policesaid the seizure was a case of mistaken identity Theyidentified the man picked up as William J Gross 41 a New York food consultant Earlier the Daily News reported that another pros pective fcdrney Miles McDonald deniec this McDonald said witness James Resrdon of Westport was not an escapee leardons attorneyMcDonald said will confer with authorities Wednesday on plans for his cli enfSsurrender Gross disappearance jwas rem iniscent of the way Abe Reles first Latin words eternal office described Gross as 5 king reaffirmed churchs doctrine that Jesus Chris has both human and divine na ture and reassertedfits belief in the primacy of the pope the bishop of Rome Call to East The encyclical urged all Chris especially those of the east the orthodox Catholics oi return to the Roman Catholic church The encyclical was dated Sept 8 feastdayof the birth of the Virgin MaryThe document con tains about 10000 words It called upon all Christians as soonas possible to unite under one banner the stormy assaults of the enemy It asked Who is npt horrified by the latred andthe ferocity with which enemies of God in many coun xies of the world threaten to des troy or try to uproot all that there is of divine and Christian The ecumenical council of Chal cedon held in 451 concerned it self primarily with Christological Maximum Minimum 55 50 SAME Stack Cruftlt put U hoiiri Io said progress in the atomic projof gram has been remarkable He de clined to say whether he was re ferring to new weapons doctrine doctrine on the nature The destructive power in the atomic stockpile today is by any standards we have previously known truly fantastic McMahon declared He declined comment when he was asked whether there was any relation between what he had said and president Trumans statement last week that this country has developed fantastic new weapons which could destroy civilization Quaker Oats Plant Reopens After Walkout Cedar Rapids Quaker Oats company plant here reopened Wednesday after 600 workers walked out Tuesday and another 600 failed to report for work Tuesday night Mervin Myers business agent for the Independent Distributive Processing and Office Workers of America had said Tuesday night he workers would return to their jobs Wednesday i A company spokesman said Asks Recognition Divided and dispersed Chris tians cannot continue to lose time against the combined hosts oJ their enemies the encyclical said It all Christians to unite to meet the ferocity of the enemies of God It called upon all Christians to recognize the authority of the pope of the Roman Catholic church those especially in eastern countries who because of the in iquity of the times are separated from the bosom and unity of the church should render without hesitation the due reverent hom age to this primacy following the example of the footsteps of their said the encyclical Such a unity it said would con form with the desire of Jesus Christ in his prayers at the last supper that aU would be one AWARD SCHOOL CONTRACT Keokuk board of edu cation Tuesday awarded contracts totaling for construc tion of a new senior high school ihere was abnormally high absenjherc Lovejoy Construction com tceism Wednesday but that operapany of Des Moines was awarded lions would be normal Jthe general contract of uardedby 6 cops as a witness in Jrooklyns famed Murder Inc investigation slipped out of a ho el hisdeatn In its alarm which set off the big manhunt the district attor feet 6 inches tall 170 pounds me dium build black wavy hair and dark complexion It said he walks with a slight limp lowan Dies in Auto Upset Jesup Keller 71 of Jesup was instantly killed about p m Tuesday in an automobile Tipser on UQ a mile west of Winthrop in Bu chanan county Three other Jesup men were hospitalized at Independence and two released after treatment of cuts and bruises Remaining in the hospital Wednesday was Joe Rozmus 30 chest injuries but not critical AP Wirephoto BARRY GROSS Kingpin Hunt Des MoTnies searchingior aDes Moines couple of farmhome mshidgs burglariessincentraljrowa during the Sheriffs from4 counties Tues day traced Jhe loot toan aban donedhousetrailer inDes Moines Tom Reilly of Polk Sheriff cduntyj identified the ownersof ie trailer as Harry Raymond BeulabT Reilly said warranterCharging the couple with breaking and enter ing arebeingissued The burglaries all in farnt lomes occurred in Polk Boone Story and Dallas counties Mr ly have been identified in con nectionwith some of the bur glaries Sheriff Evan Burger of Adel said adding that a Minburn man identified a pictureof Rob bins as the person who recently sold hfrji a 5shotgunAandi radio which found to have een a Story counfy arm Ivan Smalley of Neva da saidboth Rpbbins and his wife were seen4eaving one burglarized farm home Succeeds General Truman Accepts Reluctantly Washington George C Marshall resigned Wednesday as secretary of defense He will be succeeded by the present deputy secretary Robert ALovett i Marshall 70 was de fense secretary one year ago Wed nesday He is quitting for very personal reasons The soldierstatesmarva 5star generalwas army chief of staff in World war n and later secretary of He the European program which became lEtmwnMjhroiughout the worldas ftie of Retirement s Defense Secretary Louis Johnson Marshall came out off retire ment to become the first profes Sbnal military man to a military department since 1316 Marshall himself Ms resighatfon Wednesday to Pentagon newsmen but forbade publication of theinews untfl the w announced it at10 aTm President Truman acceptedMarr re aria1 ective immedi ately t f He named Witiiam economic cooperation administra tor to as deputy secretary and I Among found in the railer were clockradios several able model radios a typewriter sewing machines electric mixer electric silverware linen and many other items Thousands Clear Farm Build Home for Marine Galloway UPJ A marine veteran arose at dawn Wednesday provided wood for the buildings and stood holding his wifes hand as they viewed the work done by thousands of neighbors who per formed a lifetimes task ia 24 jours on his farm At the same time Tuesday morn ing they looked out on 80 stony acres a dilapidated bam and a oneroom leanto in which they ived But thanks to thousands of good many of whom iad never met the and Mrs Frank Flees and their youngsters had these blessings A modern 5room house a new barn a milk house a machine shed a livestock watering pond In addition the farm was clear ed of stones 20 acres of woods were also cleared and another 25 acres were plowed dragged and fertilized The lawn was land scaped I dont think Im deserving of all this was all Flees could say Altogether 6000 persons turn ed out Many came just to watch but stayed to work Schools were dismissed to that he children could pick up rocks ittering the farm Local merchants donated over alls and gloves for the workers Others sent food Lumberyards Bulldozers and more than 100 tractors so many they got in each others way scored over the little farm The project was organized by Dr B J Praedpelski a University of Wisconsin extension agent He heard that Flees a 27 year old veteran wounded on Guam had lost an eye in a farm accident The time Flees lost because of the injury put him far behind in his task of getting the tract in shape Przedpelski originally recruited 200 persons The actual response overwhelmed everyone connected with the venture The way the people worked was next to a miracle one vol unteer said They sent so many tractors we couldnt use them all they irot in each others way He refused to give his name deserved credit he Said They worked from sunup to sundown Tuesday and many were scheduled to return Wednesday to jut the finishing touches on the I nterior of the home shingle the milk house roof and tidy up a bit Przedpelski said that if Flees lad done the work himself it would his entire lifej time to complete i AF Wirephoto GEORGE C MARSHALL brilliantcareer deputy administrator ss act ing 3SCA administrator succeeding Foster to head the Marsfiall plan agency Lovett 5G a dose friend Marshall joined the defense de partment Sept 28 1950succeed the late Stephen T Early B had served under Marshall previously as undersecretary of state Lovett formerly was asso ciated with the investment ing firm of BrownBrothers Ear riman and Co in NewTorfc Effective Now Shortly before Wednesdays white house announcement Mar shall summoned Pentagon report ers to his office and told them resignation as secretary of defense takes effect at 10 this He said he was resigning for verypersonal reasons An aide said later this did not mean his health was a determining factor He said of nis term as defense ecretary When I took this job it was my understanding I would remain only until June30 He then added that because oi important military legislation be fore congress he wasasked to re main until now He said he agreed to carry on until the end of the summer and iintil after issuance of a report by the commission created to recom mend basic policies to govern uni versal military training Marshalls letter of resignation was dated Sept 1 In accepting it the president paid new tribute to the general whom he has often described as one of the greatest generals of all timeand one of the countrys out standing patriots   

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