Tuesday, September 18, 1951

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Noitti Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lot CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI THAT MAKIS ALL N0ftTH I O W AN S N E I GH I 0 US HOME EDITION VOLLVH AraocUted Pren United Prew Full tcMt Fivt MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 18 This Paper Consists ol Two Cracks Defiance of Beef and Metals Stabilizer Eric Johnstonsays the attitude of beef andmetals toward price controls is almostdeliberate the government plans to crack down if the situation continues Johnston former president of the U Si Chamber of Commerce made the statement in addressing 1500 persons nightat a dinner meeting in connection with Fight All f s Day in Mud By JOHN RANDOLPH 4 17 S 8th Army Headquarters Korea if An allied armbrec force with infantry suppor launched a surprise attack on th dormant western front at dawn Tuesday It was stopped by firm ly dugin reds The allied doughboys and tanl crews fought allday in the muc and a steady drizzle in their iin successful effort to gain a hill mass west of Chorwon Chorwon is the southwestern point of reds old iron triangle troop sembly area The town is 18 miles north of parallel 38 The reds held grimly to bunkers and trenches on the hfll mass Communist mortar and artillery fire antitank guns and mines helped check the allied thrust About 400 to 500 red troops were dug in on the hills as the tank column surged up a road in a surprise attack on the commu nists from the rear Allied infantrymen hit the slopes from the south at the same time They reached a spot only a few yards from the crest of one hiU but were forced back by enemy fire and the slippery condition of the hillside American and South African fighter pilots hurledfire bombs on the height hi an effort to dis lodge thereds Then the doughboys tried again Theymet with no eiter luck as the Chinese defenders rushed in replacementsfromnearby hilltop positions v Enemy Charges New Violation Tokyo UPJ The communists charged the United Nations with a new violation of the Kaesong neutral zone Tuesday night in stead of accepting the offer of Gen Matthew B Ridgwav to re sume ceasefire talks A message radioed from the red commanders at Kaesong to the UN cease fire base near Munsan in Korea alleged that 4 sol diers had invaded the neutral zone in the xichiity of Pan Mun it Jom below Kaesong The reds asked that UN liaison officers meet their liaison officers the 74th annual convention of the American Bar association v He said a recent amendmen gives President Truman power to strike out income tax deductions which have a basis hi price wage control violations Johnston This is a weapon we are pre pared to usewhenever we have no other choice whenever the stabilization program is threat ened by deliberate defiance We may be approaching tha situation right now with respec to some of the most importatt items in short supply such as metals such as beef Without elaborating on his ref erences to beef and metals Johnston continued I want to serve notice right now that we are going to give no quarter to black marketeers and will use all of bur powers against them Johnston did not enlarge on the ax amendment either But he apparently referred to a provision written into thenew controls law vhich provides The president shall also pre scribe the extent to which any payment made either in moneyor property by any person in viola ion of any such price or wage egulation order or requirement shall be disregarded by the execu ive departments and other gov ernmental agencies in deterrnin ng the costs or expenses of any such person for the purposes o ny other law or regulation in AilOut W ns REFINERY workers were burned fatally and many others were injured seriously in an explosion which rocked the Shell Oil Co refinery at Eoxana HI near Wood Kiver Monday night White hot flames kept rescue workers from probing ruins for hours Damage was estimated at more than Asked of Congress 5000 Yanks Prep for Atomic Warfare Illinois Explosion Kills 13 Workmen Iran Rushes Barter Deal With Russia Tehran Iran o ficials said Tuesday they are pre paring to rush through a barter deal with Russia Britains economic their nation to counterac crackdown o duding bases in determining gain or tax purposes The president under this pro eision could direct that agencies isregard any income tax deduc ions daimed for materials pur chased in the black market or a boveceiling prices He could ac n like manner deductions claimed for labor costs in cases rhere wage rates exceeded those Uowed under existing regula AdenauerSees Russ Defeat Bonn Germany ff Chancel sr Konrad Adenauer declared Tuesday night rearmament of Western Germany will represent a terrible defeat for the Soviet Union but he predicted the Bus sians would not go to war to block at Pan Mun Jom at 9 a m Wedjout of nesday 6 m Tuesday and it was announced at once that the allied liaison men would be there red radio message did authorized say why the Pan Mun Jom meetj by the western foreign ministers Adenauer told his people that the fate of unhappy Korea will fate1 if the Germans stay the Western defense sys The Soviets he said will not start a hot war to block the inte gration of Germanyin the western defense community as authorized A trade delegation already has been appointed they said an will lose no time in signing a pac with Moscow for scarce produci cut off by Britain Deputy Premier Hossein Fatemi said last weekend that Kussia ha offered the materials Only tw days earlier Britain cut off ship mentsof scarcegoods to Iran in retaliation lor Irans nationalizin ritains oil interests In addition to the soviet offer two other iron curtain nations1 Poland and placed orders for large quantities of crude oil from Iran The moves Tvere regarded her as a doublebarreled effort to Iran over the British economic boycott Block Iran from reaching any oil agreement with Britain Authoritative sources in London meanwhile viewed Irans eco nomic flirtations with iron cur ain nations as a final trump care o intimidate Britain into bowing the oil dispute Such threats they said would all flat Iowa Falls Voters Reject Term Proposal Iowa Falls Iowa Falls voters have rejected a proposal to change the terms of efective city officials from two to 4 years The ing was desired at Washington vote on the against it and proposal was 118 for it 248 I srls W t j WANTED FB a Wood River HL terrific explosion rocked the big Shell Oil Co refinery here Monday night killing 13 workmen About 20 persons were injured seriously The explosion occurred at one of the refinerys large oil cracking units where a special night crew was working Panic broke out as flames lashed out from the explosions and enveloped workers Die Later Four bodies were recovered soon after the blast Seven other men died at hospitals a few hours later I saw men knocked to the ground1 Willie BurchelL 47 of East Alton I1L a boilermakers helper said They were screaming and beg ging for help running Avith fheir cloQies f v Burchell was atop a pumphouse 20 feet aboye the ground There were 4 or 5 explosions beneath Kim Blocked by flames he reached safety by sliding down an 8inch pipe to the ground where Qiames licked at his legs as he eaped The seriously injured were rushed to hospitals here and at Alton HL AH were badly burned Other injured were treated at the Railworker Dies After Bad Fall A 45 year old railworker from Omaha who injured himself while doing a dance in a tavern died Monday evening in a Mason City hospital He was Walter J Sopin ski an employe of the M and St L railroad Dr Ralph E Smiley Cerro Gordo county coroner was investigating Tuesday Before he died Sopinski was ar rested by police on a charge of intoxication and held for a while jat the station He later was taken to a Mason City hospital Police reconstructed this stofv concern ing SopinskTs death About aoon Monday a patrol man answered a call to 1512 Hampshire S E near the M and St L tracks and found Sopinski lying beside a pile of railroad ties The officer noticed Sopinski had a cut behind his ear Sopinski was taken to the sta tion booked ior intoxication and locked up Later he was taken to By ELTON C FAT Washington thousand U S fighting men are going to learn by the actual explosions of live ammunition how to operate when a battlefield is blasted and seared under atomic barrage These men and officers drawn from the army navy and air force and including an army bat talion combat team will get their atomic warfare indoctrination during a new series of nuclear tests at the Frenchman JJatd X1C Wda taACH IO waLLUil a 4CW ULLLUU16S a hospital where a physician said cause there will be no dangerous Sopinski was suffering from a seresidual radioactivity refinery Fire Follows A flash fire following the ex losion shot flames more than 50 eet into the air It was quickly snuffed out air by company fire fighters but the intense heat hung n keeping rescue workers from robing deep into the debris Cause of the sec nd major mishap at the refinery less than a not ifinitely determined A corn any spokesman said a number of lings may have caused it in uding a pocket of gas or static ectricity A company official es verehead injury Police said Sopinski went to Kings tavern 7 Eighth S E about 11 a m Monday After drinking one beer he began to dance to the juke box He fell down injurin his head Police said Sopinski la on the floor for some time befor being helped Into a booth by Eob ert Wilkinson 118 Twentysecond S E and Eddie Smith 252 Ninth Nev atomic weapons proving ground The military has designed as exercise desert rock this first atomic warfare troop maneuver The combat team will establish a battle position dig trenches and dugouts and string wire before each explosion Then they will move to safe positions as the ex plosion comes an official army announcement Monday explained Measure Damage Presumably their places in the Drenches and foxholes will be taken by blast and heat recorders and Geiger counters to record what would happen to them as the detonation occurs and for the period of radiation danger diately after If the explosions occur in the air as they wouldinthecaseof bombs dropped or shells fired for maximum effect against troops deployed in the field the troops can be dangerously for some time Corn Crop Needs 10 More Days By DAVE BRYANT GlobeGazette Farm Editor At least 10 more days of warm dry weather are needed to put most of North Iowas corn and soybean crops beyond danger of severe damage from killing frost That was the conclusion Monday of extension directors from 11 North Iowa counties who met at the Hotel Hartford for a district extension workers conference Severe damage to more than fcialf of the com and soybeans would result from a killing frost this week the extension directors agreed Crops have made much prog ress toward maturity during the Last week it was pointed out The length of time needed for the crops to reach a stage of safety wfll depend on the weather Need Dry Weather Cold wet days retard maturity while hot dry days hasten it the extension directors explained The quality of corn which goes into McMohon Points Out Potentials Would Save Billion Washington Me Mahon DConn called Tuesday for allout mass production ot atomicweapons to equip amighty atomic army navy and air force He said emphasis on atomic rather tfa a n conventional armaments wouldsave US taxpayers 000000000 a year Thechairman of the senate house atomic energy committee declared in a prepared senate ad dress that allout mass production could bring the cost of an A bomb down to less than that of a tank He spend urged that this country to equip an atomic army navy and air force he said could guarantee American security by making it impossible for Russia to attack the free world He said that only r actually was paid out of the treas ury for the atomic program in the year ending last June30 for McMahoa declared atomic deterring power is actually hundreds of times cribs also depends on weather cheaper thai TNT An atomic conditions following the Trillion canproduce at aTcostof frost A L Brown Kossuth counS20 or 530 the same explosive frost A L Brown Kossuth coun ty extension director pointed out u cAtcuaiuii LLueujui uuiiueu out win be able to resume their posicorn which Mlled tyjfcost Sons TSitnin a lew minutes although it marbe continue to dry out if th explosive force which costs literally thbu sands oitdollars bjj or r favorable Brpwri stated Here Jfuv 1 UUILUa LW Jf CCU O VCxUill the ground or area was favored by an unusually But if an explosion occurs on ferred to last years crop which nen5 iI j j t ipense than siojdft plant wiffiu radioactive warm and dry October In another 10 days the S E timated 00000 damage might exceed Later Sopinski was driven to the railroad tracks where he had been working for Emory Eyals an M and St L foreman Eyals told So pinski to lie down for whUe Police said that at the time of lis arrest they did not believe So pinski was seriously injured Po lice said there was no evidence o foul play The announcement said that f a stage comparable one plane This indicates that the tests alsoj are designed to show liow much damage to food clothing com munications systems and tension directors were some of the later corn doomed Some corn will be material used by a combat n the field might occur from blast heat and radiation Pre sumably training the recovery and it was later explained Maturity Taries will involve The stage of maturity is varied rehabilitation same field on somef Dies in Mishap at i me icixivejy ituo reQaomianonIwillliil xiem on iomei for immediate use of such equipFarms That inay create harvest v Ajfrftn lirtrr i f f IVUvl f IVmtllllf ment Minnesota Youth Faces Murder Rap Preston 3finn formal charge of first degree murder faced husky 16yearold Carroll Bak umy iast August 21 a fire created by lightning striking a gasoline storage tank caused 000 damage Normally 14 to 16 men are in the night crew but approximately 40 men were in the area as members of a special cleaning unit at the time of the explosion L F Smith working about 100 feet away from thecracking unit which breaks down crude oil into high test gas said the blast shook our building like a leaf We sawtwo men running down the road with their clothing aflame Another man tore off his clothes while he was still running We couldnt hear the men screaming but we saw them It was Tuesday for shooting a 19yearold youth Bakken saw sitting in a car with his girl friend Juvenile Judge Ludvig Gillickson said Bakken would be tried in district court for shooting Doeland Peterson Bakken told officers he lost his head when he saw Peterson in the parked car early Saturday morning at Rushford Minn with Nina Johnson 15 Bakketfs steady girl The charge was placed late Monday WANTTQSELI Washington The Macomb 111 Broadcasting company has asked the communications commission for permission to sell standard radio station WKAI Hunt New Bo Seen a JVchawka DPJ The search soread tnr Robber s Possibility an estimate S4 177 5nfn difficulties the extension di Must Learn rectors said because wet ears of corn can cause spoilage among Another important factor will the drier ears in the crib be convince the Conditions vary within mum uosuiuu jurti foot soldier that he can live and North Iowa area Franklin county injuries received when he w fight through atomic attack if he representatives ivere of the onlncrushed about 1 p to between follows instructions and rememion that the corn crop in that area and a loading da bers his trainine nppi annther5 of KoJat Winona Harry R Cordle Charles City died at 4 p m Monday at the a Winona Minn hospital from needs another 3 weeks at least be dock liAccuji CLUUUJCI o WcCTki IceiiJt f What types of nuclear frost A frost this week woulfi Doli KellyWest Salem ions would be used while almost all of the driver told this story ions troops are undergoing training was not disclosed All About rAll ADOUl The Weather Mason City Mostly fair Tues day night and Wednesday Low and more than half of the corn in Franklin county they said A few of the extension directors thought that one week of ex tremely favorable weather might see most of the corn past the critical stage Tuesday night nesday 76 Cordle walked loading platform KITTS RETURNS TO POSTOFPICEKenneth A Kitts 34 umana oanK rob ber was back m the Mason City pOstoffice again time on a wanted flyer shown being posted by Charles Price assistant postmaster Earlier this vear Kitts was sentenced to 30 years in prison in the federal court room on the3rd floor of the postofficc building Kitts was convicted of robbing the Laurens Iowa bank Kitts escaped custody in Omaha Sept 14 after testifying about a S100 000 jewel robbery J gunman who held up the Nehaw ka bank Monday afternoon lock ing two women employes in the vault and taking in cash Authorities in eastern Nebras ka and western Iowa were alert ed for the man described as be ing about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds Mrs Walter J Wuncierlich wife of the bank president said she thought the man resembled pic Iowa Fair and a little warmer Tuesday night Wednesday part ly cloudy Low Tuesday night 48 to 54 High Wednesday 75 to SO Southwesterly winds 15 20 MPE Wednesday Further outlook Partly cloudy with some chance of showers Thurs day probably ending Friday No major change in temperature Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures Wedhesday through Sunday will average near the seasonal normals Nor mal high 73 north to 77 south Normal low 49 north 53 south Temperatures will be slightly below normal until a warming trend over the weekend Rain A report from Robert H Shaw Iowa State college climatologisi has indicated that North Iowa can expect almost 50 per cent of its 46 High WedCQm to damaged if killing frost hits Sept 30 the average date of i first frosts However the North Iowa ex tension directors are inclined to be a little more optimistic They remember the situation list year between ths and Kellys truck The truck apparentiy rolled back trapping Cordle Harlan Prichard driver for the Twin CitiesWinona MotorEx press companyjumped info Kel lys truck intending to move it ahead and release Cordle Instead the truck went backwards evi dently from an error in shifting and Cordle was crushed He died during the night in Winona Gen eral hospital Formerly a resident of Mason City Mr Cordle and hisfamily when damage was less than pre dieted lad moved to Charles City about wo years ago He was in partner ship with a brother W R Cordle Special Vote on Set Oct 19 Other Clear on Pure 4 Clear The city council of tures she had seen of escaped convict Kenneth Kitts but Cass County Sheriff Tom Solomon said he did not think the man was Kitts He said the man entered the bank about 10 minutes before closing time and pulled a sun on Mrs Wunderlich and bookkeeper Mrs Harold Dodson The two T7 j ueiiu uvci uie Jttatn tii council OI 4 fall wiU be Mght less than oneCiear Lake at a meeting Monday After locking the two women quarter inch occurring as scatafternoon passed an ordinance i me tne gunman spcci fnr a outside quarter inch occurring as scat tered showers about or Thursday night passed an ordinance calling for a special election Oct 19 on the matter of granting a 25 year gas franchise and a 25 year r tAauujuac U1U a 33 year Solomon said the man was Minnesota Partly cloudy notelectric franchise to the S i i T l i Uty Light and Power company of wearing a cap sunglasses a khaki shirt and blue striped overalls He said the description of the car was quite so cool southeast portion Tuesday night Wednesday rath er cloudy a few scattered light i i At VU not clear but it was believed to be showers north portion Turning n 1 Q1R t i green 1948 Plymouth The alarm was given when Wunderlich returned to the bank and heard the women screaming inside the safe State safety patrol officers the FBI and ities immediately began scouring surrounding roads Solomon said The burglary immediately touched off reports that Kitts who escaped from a penitentiary guard n Omaha Friday was the lone which the Gas and Elec tric company Mason Citv js a subsidiary The present franchise has nearly 3 years to run If the franchise is plans of the P G and aproved E com cooler northeast Wednesday Low Tuesday night near 40 northeast 50 southwest High Wednesday near 55 northeast around 78 southwest Iterial is available to install a mod GlobeGazette weather data in the Cordle Cartage company Mr Cordlewasborn July 15 1913 at Union Iowa and came to Mason City with his parents in 1920 He was married to Ruth Carman at Princeionj Mo in 1935 They established their first residence in Mason City where he managed the operation of a trans portation Company Surviving are his wife a daugh ter Susan and two sons Ken neth and Tommy of Charles City his parents Mr and Mrsk Edward J Cordle Mason City two sisters Mrs Earl Bailey Iowa Falls and Mrs Walter Matzen Mason City and brothers W R Cordle Charles City Louie Cordle Far go N Dak and Ted Cordle Ma son City Funeral arrangements are in complete Services will be held in Mason City The McAuley and SOB funeral home is in charge northeast Pany are to proceed as soon as ma to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m 76 41 55 naroia uoason me two n Omaha Friday was the lone alone at the time He orderibandit But Solomon said descripYEAR AGO IrS Wlinderlich to onen n firms nf Vitfi 5nrl lUavimnm cd Mrs Wunderlich to open a I safe inside the bank vault and tions of Kitts and the bandit didi not tally I Maximum Minimum vide power for the water treat ment plant at a reduced rate Polling places will be First ward the fire station second ward Lincoln schoolhouse 3rd ward high school building Polls will open at 8 8 p m a ro and close at tlMg st InffU Mt U kran V