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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowot Daily Ntwspoper M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVH PNM and Waited Frtw Full LWM Ctalt a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17 1991 This Piper Consists of Two One 2 I One Mans Opinion A Radio ConuneuUry W EARL HALL Managing Editor Not Exactly a Commentary IM saying goodby to summer in a visit with you that will con cern itself with nothing more im portant than the weather itself Only by the broadest of interpre tations can what I have in mind beidentified as a commentary First of all I think I should take time out to clear myself with re spect to a commentary of a month or so ago in which I related some personal experiences in two fields 1 Not smoking 2 Not eating From the letters Ive received I have concluded that my efforts on that occasion were either mis understood or resented in quite a few quarters For example Ive heard from or three irate husbands and at least one unhappy wife In each case the partner in marriage had quoted me as saying everybody ought to quit smoking And whal a distortion of the facts that was Woodman Spare That Tree What I did all that I that if others were get ting as little xeal enjoyment out of smoking as I was in the days when I was almost a chainsmok er it would be good business to give up such an almost purely me chanical habit But I went out of my way to urge those who get pleasure or satisfaction from smoking to go on doing it I pointed out that more than a year and a half of complete abstinence had demon strated rather completely that smoking is without effect on my healthor wellbeing in general Quite obviously I was misquoted on this whole matter Im hoping that in this little explanation IU be able to clarify my position on smoking My reasoning is that there are so many things for which I am justifiably censurable that I shouldnt be criticized1 for something I didnt say Fat Friends in Action In this connection I should ad mit that my little sermon about the evils of overweight had some thingless than a 100 per centac ceptance and approval from listen ers and readers A few have been kind enough to tell me my com mentary influencedthem or some member of their family to enter a discipline But more have let me know they think Im a but tinsky simple Some of you may remember that my commentary was prompted by a New Jersey friend who had lost his youthful figure I didnt name HE loiew who I was talking about Ive heard from him He opened up with an old yarn about John Barryniore who was once accused of a shady romance Dont you feel terrible about til of the nasty things being writ ten about you he was asked His answer Just so they spell my name right had a lot of good bad and indifferent things said about me from time to time my Prince ton friend added But up to the present time I have never had an editorial written about me New Opportunity Opens Next I suppose some temper ance lecturer want me to go along with him and sit on the staee as a horrible example of the evils of strong drink he wrote further Then there was this en couraging little postscript Almost thou persuadest me From a Chicago friend I had an Interesting little report on a fam ily diet which had resulted in the lossof 12 pounds by the husband and 40 pounds by the wife Again the most interesting part of the letter was the postscript admoni tion Please dont show this let ter to my wife But from an old university friend now in a responsible posi tion at Purdue man was broadened by something be sides bad my funniest This I know because he was broad back in those student days when neither of us had been out of our native state Running True to Form I never saw it fail he began When some monkey has been advised by his doctor that he bet ter reduce or he is goina to die at Both Parties Watch Political Effect Delayed Action on Beardsley Taxes Studied By ROBERT H0GAN Daily PTCM Writer There are mixed feelings in both re publican and democratic circles Governor Beardsleys federal in come tax problems If the matter is settled now at the terms publicly reported by the governor himself many observers feel that it will make little change on the politcial front from a re publican standpoint Crediting that opinion are the facts that Beardsley made the first public statement on his income tax affairs a matter that is normally considered quite confidential by the bureau of Internal revenue Also Beard sley confessed that he had made what he considers an honest kind thousands of citizens make in filing income 4ax returns He further pointed out that though this is a matter of per sonal business it behooves the over the political implications of governor to give the people of his state an honest statement of fact concerning it But the case hasnt been settled as yet What if the government does not choose to accept the payment tendered by the governor Conceivably too pres ent status could simmer for some time before the justice depart ment which reportedly now has the case makes a final decision Even though it might settle at the figure what effect would the delayed action have politically Those are questions which merely point up the reasons why there is no jelling of political thought and action at present Governor Beardsley told re porters In response to an inquiry that he is too busy being governor to even think about his future political plans But while the matter boils there are antiBeardsley republi cans who consider this the wedge needed to defeat the governor if he seeks a 3rd term As a matter of fact calls are al ready being made in an effort to muster support for other possible candidates in the republican gu bernatorial primary Democrats dont know just what the outcome will be That issome democrats dont know Jake More state party chair man does He says this will mean that the democrats will take over the statehouse on Jan 1 1953 More just back from Washing ton said that he was surprised that the matter broke into public The party chairman like many hundreds of others wasnt sur prised at the news however Firs1 bits of this information started creeping out during the last po litical campaign Of course the democrats are somewhat on the spot in this mat ter also With the federal administra tion democratic the activities of the federal bureau of internal revenue in the treatment of this case against a republican gover nor are being closely watched Had it been brought up if i1 could have been in the midst OJ a political election campaign sure ly the democrats would have hac some answering to do forcharges of politics would have been prev alent Ike Asks Allies for More Forces By DONALD J GONZALES United Press Staff Correspondent Ottawa Out Dwight D Eisenhower asked the Atlantic pact nations Monday for more allied air land and sea forces in a secret report marked for urgent attention Eisenhowers report to the 12nation North Atlantic ireaty council was understood to urge special efforts by the pact powers to provide more first line armed forces faster han had been The days agenda for the coun ul also calls for the first address ay Italian Premier Alcide DeGas ieri appointment of committees o broaden western nonmilitary cooperation and first moves to liscuss admission of Greece and Turkey to the noncommunist al liance American officials urging the idmission of the two new mem bers expressed confidence that the 2 nations would agree unani mously to recommend membership f Greece and Turkey before the onference ends Thursday night Talk of Speed The supreme commanders bid or faster action is part of an over 11 military picture of European efenses drafted by an American BritishFrench military group The peedup will be discussed al though final action is to be taken t the next council meeting in lome Oct 26 Gen Omar Bradley chief of the J S joint chiefs of staff and U S Army Secretary Frank R ace Jn flew here Sunday from Vashington tosupport Eisenhow ers request at meetings with for ign defense and finance leaders f the Canadian and European men 25000 navy personnel and 25000 force personnel with only 200 fighter and observation planes DeGasperi argues and the al lies agree that this limited force is unrealistic today particularly since the Japanese peace treaty has no such restrictions on re airmament and communist aggres sion threatens in Europe an early age he immediately an nounces to the general public that all on his own he decided to ex hibit sufficient will power to bring his weight down to normal Then after untold anguish stretched overseveral months he announces that it wasnt difficult at all once one made up ones mind Then he begins to feel sorry for all of his associates who arc anywhere from 5 to 50 pounds overweight He gets real concerned about how long they are poing to live and advises them to start re ducinJ immediatelv Who Wants to Be 100 I would remind you Mr Hall wrote this old campus buddy that I am not far from CO right now I have only S more years to serve before the univer sity retires me At the end of that time having served society in the edticallonal ranks I will retire on modest annuity Having observed what happens to university professors who re X CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 owers Other reports circulated for con sideration cover allied defense production financial economic matters and a council deputiesre view of thenrecent work on de fense planning The financial economic group has failed to agree on a formula for sharing the cost of rearmament on an equitable basis informants said DeGasperi will give Italys view on the world situation along with a general appeal for revision of the Italian peace treaty to allowr Italy to carry its share of the common defense burden i Allies Agree j The Italian peace treaty signed at Paris nearly 5 years ago re stricted Italys armed forces in cluding frontierguards to 185000 Set Ceiling on Salary Hikes Washinctori first or der dealing with individual salary increases will place a 6 per cen ceiling a year on total merit anc length of service increases an em ployer may grant officials said Sunday night The salary stabflization board sei up to put ceilings on salaries ol baseball players executives fore men and others not under the jur isdiction of the wage board is ex pected to issue the order Tuesday The officials said the order would soon be followed by an other this one to eliminate in equities in the salaries of some foremen Since most foremen are exempt from overtime workers under them are getting higher wages in some cases than the foremen themselves FILttNG STATION ROBBERY Bettendorf ff A b a n d it mocked out Merrill Jamison 25 of Le Claire an attendant at the Super Par filling station here early Sunday and escaped with etween and APWirephoto BARBARA VISITS TONE AGAIN Actress Barbara Payton enters Franchot Tones hospital room Sunday for her second visit with the actor who was injured in a f ilm land brawl She came up with the same manner as she did the fire escape She brought a thermos bottleofcoffee and a tray of food Barbara Ridgway Offers to Renew Broken CeaseFire Parley FIRE EXECUTIVE DIES Mt Ayr B WiUey 62 president last year of the Iowa State Firemens association died Saturday at an Oskaloosa hos pitaL Posters Due From Washington New Wanted Face on Postoffice Wall Kitts Omaha day now youll see a new face on your postoffice wall It will be captioned Wanted Kenneth A Kitts James Dalton special agent in charge of the Omaha office of the federal bureau of investigation said Sunday night he expected the wanted posters on Kitte to arrive Monday from Washington Dalton said law enforcement officers of all kinds have been notified to be on the lookout for Kitts They include state and city police sheriffs and special agents of railroads Once Cornered The Omaha bank iurglar and fugitive convict who is the object of all this attention vanished Friday from an Omaha courthouse washroom where he sad been taken by a Nebraska penitentiary guard Kitts had seen brought here to testify at a ederal court hearing in connec tion with an Oklahoma jewel robbery Except for a brief spell Friday night when officers said they had lim cornered before a crowd of 5000 curious moved in Kitts whereabouts has been a njysicry There has been considerable speculation that Kitts may still be in Omaha Those who be ieved he was pointed out that Kitts is so wellknown he cannot walk the streets here unrecog nized They also said that while Citts still has some underworld connection he no longer has the quick money resources which he tapped in past criminal opera tions Yet it was also pointed out that it will be too hot in some under world quarters here for Kitts who had started to talk for the FBI and Nebraska safety in vestigators The last reported clue on Kitts was the finding late Saturday of the handcuffs and belt which he was wearing at the time of his capture So far as the handcuffs were concerned Police Detective Capt John F Edwards said were not certain even that it was Kitts who left them there All we are sure of is that he is not wearing them now Used Small Tool Edwards said the cuffs were apparently sprang by a strong small tool He said the tongue part of the cuff still around Kitts right wrist was bent slight ly enough to allow it to slip loose Detective Captain Alvin Clin chard speculated that if Kitts had dropped the handcuffs where they were found it indicated that he did not have a car at that time If he had a car it is logical that he would have thrown them in the weeds along a road or dropped them off a bridge rather than get out of a car and put them where they were found he explained Tone Soon By VIRGINIA MacPHERSON Hollywood Pay ton said Monday shed marry Franchot Tone as soon as possible even in a bedside cere mony in his hospital room The blond actress accepted Tones bedside proposal Sundaj when she visited him in the hos pital where he is heavily band aged He told me hed rather wait to go on our honeymoon until his face is well she explained but Ill leave that up to him Ill do anything he wants todo Barbara emerged beamingfrom Tones room her lipstick smeared slightly She only smiled when asked if she had kissedhim All the Time We knew all since the battle that sent him to the hospi tal be married Today he asked me she I lovehim more than ever the red lipped blond said between visitsto Tone whos bedded at CaliforniaLutheran with abrain concussion brokennose and frac tured cheek And for a wedding present Miss Payton would like nothing better than to see Tone sue Actor Tom Neal for beating him up in a bloody onesided brawl over her affections The 45 year old actor tangled with Neal 37 and 10 pounds heav ier early last Friday and has been in serious condition in the hospital ever since I hope Franchot has him arrest ed Barbara pouted in the hospi tal corridor And Ill be his wit ness if he needs one Franchot did not swing first That Neal is a brute Kow could have ever wanted to marry him t should have married Franchot long ago she added apparently forgetting her divorce from auto salesman John Payton only be came final 4 days ago Neal Weddinjr Set She was all set to marry Neal ast the predawn ove duel cancelled that in a hurry Sunday she admitted she knew something was wrong with her romance with Neal Now I want nothing to do with him she said Tone wasnt any more talkative about whether hell file criminal assault charges ajrainst Neal Police Sgt A W Hubka and n companion visited his room Sun day They didnt get much Tom said hed make up his mind may be Monday about what to do abour Neal Tm feeling fine Tone said in a telephone interview Im com ing along okay Youll have to talk to niy doctors for All About MUUUl The Weather Mason City Fair skies Monday night and Tuesday Cooler Monday night Low Monday night 38 to 40 Scattered very light frost in low places High 77 Iowa Fair Monday night and Tuesday Cooler extreme north Monday night Scattered vesy light frost in a few low places in extreme northiwith low Mon day night 37 to 43 lows 42 to 48 elsewhere High Tuesday 66 to 72 Northeast to 74 to 80 southwest Winds light and variable Tuesday Further out Fair Wednesday and Thursday Cool nights and pleasant daytime temperatures with some warming by Thurs day No frost or freezing ternr peratures indicated for this pe riod Minnesota Fair Monday night and Tuesday Slightly cooler south Monday night with scat tered very light frost in low places Warmer north Tuesday Low Monday night 34 to 40 High Tuesday 72 to 77 except mid60s close to Lake Superior GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Monday Meat Prices Going Up at All Levels Average Raise 2c for Cheaper Cuts By NORMAN WALKER Washington impend ing hike in the counter price o beef and pork was followed Mon day by government plans to lei the cost of corned barbecued and other processed beef to go up too The office of price stabilization announced Sunday night that wholesale beef ceilings are being raised Itsaid that retail beef and pork price boosts will be coming along in a few days meaning the lousewife will pay about two cents a pound more Monday OPS said beef proces sors can also compute new ceil ings They may do so by taking jreKorean selling prices and adding the increased cost of raw materials OPS said the overall result will be to raise prices at the butcher shop counter The new regulation effective next Saturday applies to cured orned cooked smoked dried anc sarbecued beef OPS said a few processors who raised their prices aster than their cost went up jefore the general price freeze may get rollbacks A beef carcass under the new wholesale ceilings effective Wed nesday will be about a pennya pound higher The OPS said this is necessary because prices for bides and fats from a beef anima have dropped to a point denttn packer processing profits Packers Protest Two big midwest paddngjious es immediately protested that th penny increase is not enough t help them out of a squeeze be tween the price of live beef and the amount they cam pay for i under ceiling regulations The higher beef wholesale prices will require the higher retai prices These changes in butcher shop ceilings will average abou H to 2 cents a pound more to the housewife for beef cuts In adjusting wholesale beej prices the OPS also moved to cor rect what it said had been gen erally too high ceilings for the better cuts of beef and too low ceilings for cheaper cuts The good steaks werent selling choice porterhouse for instance about 4 cents apound Less de sirable cuts which peoplewere scrambling for wfll get increased ceilings The OPS said it had a choice about letting beef prices It could have restored packer profit margins to what they were Defore hide and tallow prices dropped by merely reducing the I allowable price packers may pay for live This would have i allowed retail prices to remain un changed M Black Market Feared But the agency said thiswas impractical at the present time because since congress eliminated slaughter controls packers have been experiencing difficulty on obtaining cattle at the present live cattle ceiling prices In other words OPS officials eared lower cattle prices might By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Matthew 3 Ridgway Monday offered to renew suspended Korean ceasefire talks But his message to red commanders gave no indication that Kaesong was a satisfactory site The reds broke off talks in that Korean city Aug 23 in a continuing series of charges that United Nations ground and air forces were violating Kaesongs neutrality zone In theflurryof charges anddenialsRidgway onSept proposed that the talks moved to a new site The reds replied Saturday that the sugges ion was tory and unacceptable In his reply to that message Monday the allied supreme com mandersaid If you are now disposed to erminate the suspension of armis tice negotiations which you de clared on 23 August I am still preparedto order by liaison offi cers to a meeting at the bridge at Panmunjom red outpost 6 miles southeast of Kaesong to discuss conditions that will be mutually satisfactory forthe resumption of armistice Same Words Ridgways wording was remark ably similar to that hi his Sept 5 message He said then When you decide to terminate he suspension of armistice nego iations which you declared on 23 August allied and communist of icers should meet at Fanmunjom o consider the new conference site Observers here speculated the mutually satisfactory conditions mentioned by Ridgway Monday might include a new site for the talks In his stinging message Sept 5 lidgway called the red charges and intentionally false and I cannot provide you with guarantees against your own failure to exercise control in an area for which you are responsi ble The supreme commanders mes sage Monday was addressed t North Korean Premier Kim H Sung and Gen Tehhuai com mander of Chinese forces in Korea Ridgway said the reds have in ferred a desire that negotiations be resumed I again emphasize my concern in the achievement of a just and honorable military armistice Ridgway rejected all but one red claim that the United Nations lave violated Kaesongs neutral ty The UN command has admit ed that an allied warplane strafed Caesong by mistake Sept 10 No deaths or damage was reported By Helicopter Lt CoL Norman D Edwards of l Ji nil 1 JHJ Vy UJ too well so OPS plans to cut Diamond W Va was ordered to teliver the message to the reds at anmunjom He flew there by lelicopter from the advance ON base near Munsan Another hek opter took an allied correspon ent and allied photographer to the site It took Edwards just one minute o deliver the message His only words were I have a message rom General Ridgway to Kim H Sung and Peng North Iowa Vets Mason Cityan Arrive From Kojreq Seattle armyMonday announced the names of Iowa vet erans from Korea who arrived in Seattle last week aboard the navy transport Gen M C Meigs lowans on the passenger released by the Seattle port of em barkation included SgtHerry A Burnett Rockf ord CpL Charles WCampbell Corwith Pfc Hen ry F Heins Hampton Sgt Neill H Hintz Algona Sgt Rich ard D Palmer Algona CpLWal ter S Portis 41026th SVMa lon City CpL Robert J Sperry Algona Yanks Beat Off Enemy Attackers 8th Army Headquarters Korea U S divisions and their South Korean allies beat off screaming waves of attackers along a broken 60mile oront Monday Hundreds of North Koreans were mowed down by accurate United Nations artillery machine gun and rifle fire on the east central and eastern fronts The UN line held firm The reds seemed mounting losses in their but so back strategic it GenJames AMVan Fleet commander of the 8tfi army saM Sunday night thatthe North Ko reans had suffered such heavy osses on the eastenrfrpnt in the past few weeks they no onger are capable of launching Rather they seem fritter ing away tfieir strength on i eries of uncoorjlinated counter attacks at separate points along the front stretching from Pyong gang at the apex of the old cen ral front iron triangle to apan sea The 8th army still was wary of possible allout communist of ensive however The North Ko comprise only about 25 per ent of the communist forces fac ng the UN troops along the Ko ean front The rest are Chinese eds plus an undetermined num er of eastern European commu nists ead to a meat shortage and a black market Along with its new wholesale ieef ceilings OPS raised ceilings or the utility grade of live cattle he change at Chicago was from to S2345 a hundred pounds vith the same relative adjustment at other cattle centers Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 70 45 56 74 53 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Sunday Maximum Minimum At S a m 64 37 49 SAME BUck fine means trafdo put koari Will Try to Force Yankovich to Open Car Sales Records Sioux City Judge Henry N Graven Monday set Oct 8 at Fort Dodge as the date and place for a hearing on an OPS petition that a Mason City used car dealer be required to open his business records to in spectors Attorneys from the Des Moines district OPS office told Judge Graven Saturday a customer had complained that Mike Yankovich Mason City had overcharged him for a used car An OPS official at Des Moines said that Yankovich refused to permit investigators to see his records Avhen they called at his used car lot to investigate the customers complaint A spokesman said that under OPS regulations all used car deal ers are required to furnish price records to the government at its request AP Wirephoto unidentified couple grieve over the blanket covered body of a child killed in the crash of a stunting plane into a crowd of 1000 at an air show at Plagler Colo Saturday Twelve children were among the 20 dead from the crash A civil aeronautics board official said Monday that CAA regulations obviously were violated Regional CAB Chief R P Parshall described the crash as the worst tragedy involving a small aircraft in this countrys avi ation history s   

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