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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowot Doily Newspaper Edited for M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL i 0 W ANS NEICHIOKS HOME EDITION VOL LVII AMOtUUd Mid United PrtM Full LMM Wirw Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1951 This Paper Consult of Two Otto No 3M 256 Jets Mix Over Korean Skies 14 Red Craft Kayoed GlobeGazette photo by Sorlien PANCAKE EATING EStaley Burchinal left won the pancalce eat ing contestat ihe Town and Country Fall festival sponsored Tuesday by the Clear Lake Qhamber of Commerce He consumed 4 pancakes without butter or sirup within the ftme limit Among the were Elvin Tedder center and Philip Pfeffer both of Clear Lake About 9000 pancakes were served to the more than 1000 persons who reg istered between 10 a m and 4 p m Picture and story on page 22 Period of Anxiety for King George By DON SCHWIND London palace said Wednesday night there inevitably will be a period of some anxiety about the condition of King George VI for the next week or 10 days This formal statement was issued after doctors reported the monarch spent a less restful night although he contin ued gaining strength after his dangerous lung operation Sunday The doctors said his general condition was good The condition of the king however caused postpone ment of the plans of Elizabeth heiress to the throne to visit Canada and the United States She originally had been scheduled to arrive in Can ada next Tuesday but now ap parently will not leave for at leas two weeks after that Gradual Progress The Buckingham palace state ment said In connection Vith medical bulletins issued periodically from Buckingham palace it should be Iowas Oldest Dies at 109 Grandma Kilworth Succumbs at Exiijggi Exira Grandma KUworth the kind and gentle little lady who was Iowas oldest living person died early Wednesday at though no complications have the age of 109 She would have arisen so far there will inevitably been 110 on Bee 18 be a period of some anxiety for Mrs KUworth became ill last Thursday and failed rapidly Death came at a m Wednes day Relatives said the only way remembered that while the kings gradual progress toward recovery has been uninterrupted and al the next week or 10 days The bulletin Wednesday was signed by these 4 doctors and the surgeon who operated on the king The surgeon has called each morning at the palace to consult with the others on terms of the bulletin Happy headlines in the morn ing papers had hailed bulletin No 6 last night which indicted the king was better Medical experts backed up the optimism The report posted on the Buck ingham palace fence for a wait ing crowd said the king had a comfortable day and atefor the first time A medical man said it is very good news indeed It means the king is nearly out of the immedi ate crisis One newspaper claimed the kings first meal consisted of gel atin and afew bits of steamed fish Medical experts predict the 55 yearold king will enter another danger period about Saturday Theysay there is a risk of late complications such as infection and secondary hemorrhage The king is confined to a pal ace sickroom for what is expected to be a long fight His doctors cu out all or part of one lung af fected by a disease they have no disclosed Richardson Apology Is Accepted Jefferson UP The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce has ac cepted the apology of Iowa Com merce Commissioner B M Rich ardson regarding his conduct b ere during a recent railroad service abandonment hearing Ina letter to Gov William S Beardsley the chamber board of directors said it plans no further action in the matter The incident grew out of a hearing here on the Milwaukee Roads abandonment of service in which Richardson left the hearing im midafternoon and later was arrested near Sioux Rapids on a charge of driving while intoxi cated He pleaded guilty and was Clamp Curb on Classified information News Executives Protest Ruling Washington JP Disclaimin any intent to keep legitimate new irpmthe public President Truman las extended a system of govern ment curbs designed to deny in onnation of military value to po ential enemies Some newspaper executives pro tested the effect would be som suppression of news although Mr Truman said the sole intent o his executive order is to guar against disclosure to th security of the United States The presidents order issue Tuesday night extended to agencies of the government wbic landle military information th same tight security already effect in the defense and state de partments The order makes no attempt t restrict what may be published or Broadcast newspapers an radio It applies only to official and employes of the governmen and carries no penalties if the violate its terms From now on civilian agencies which handle matters affecting th defense program must classify certain material as security in formation and give it one of abels top secret secret con fidential or restricted The order makes no attempt to define what information should b leaves that to heads of the v a r io u s governmen agencies wrote aletter tomggovernor last Thursday protesting that Richard sons actions might prejudice the case of the chamber before the commerce commission The chamber is opposing the It was snercefwhicabroi Milwaukee Roads abandonment if service on one of its runs from 3es Moines through Jefferson claiming Jefferson residents and commercial interests will be de lack2 the from newspaper Alexander iF Jones executive editor of the Syracuse N Y Her aidJournal and president of th American Society of Newspaper Editors commented Any time you give a govern to describe her last illness was necessary passenger Senate Votes Down Higher Firm Taxes Washington The senate Wednesday voted down 54 to 33 a proposal to make corporations pav higher taxes on all of their 1951 income The vote sustained the finance committee in fixing April 1 as the effective date for higher corpora tion income levies in the senates tax bill Senator Lehman DLib had sought to make the increase retroactive to last Jan 1 as in the house measure Lehman estimated the April 1 date would save corporations in the first years op erations under the new tax sched ule 8AME flat tftnth Zl that she just died of old age Beloved by all who knew her frandma Kilworth in recent years lad been honored by her com munity on each anniversary of her birth Her personal birthday tradition was the distribution of appies to Exira children The youngsters came to call on her often and she liked to exchange quips with them She remained mentally sharp to he last but her strength had ailed in the last few years This bothered her Why she said the little chil ren come here and raise their arms to me and they cant under stand why I cant pick them up anymore I love children and it lurts me that I can no longer hold hem Mrs Kilworth lived alone in a little house on Kilworth named after the home of her daughter Mrs Bruce Martin was on the same lot Mrs Martin for several years has been prepar ing her mothers meals and stay ing with her nights All 3 of Mrs Kilworths sur viving Martin and John Kilworth of Exira and Earl Kilworth of Scapppose were at her bedside when she died Born Dec 181841 near London England Mrs Mary Healey Kil worth came to this country with her husband Thomas as a bride of 22 They lived first at Geneseo 111 and she recalled the victory barbecue there which followed the election of Abraham Lincoln mail and shipping services Apparently acting on the gov ernors suggestion that he amends Richardson visited chamber officials and issued the following statement I want to assure the people of Jefferson that fair and adequate consideration was given to the hearing All 3 commissioners go carefully over the transcript of the testimony after every hearing and such was true in this case I also want to apologize for any conduct of the proceedings that gave rise to the misapprehen sion stated in the chamber of commerce letter and any action on my part which may have given concern My leaving the hearing in mid ment department head authority to classify material as top secre on a security basis you are plac ing a potent weapon in his hands The result inevitably is further suppression of the Discuss Beardsiey Taxes v William afternoon was due to illness and next month Washington S Beardsleys income tax prob lems may be discussed here by department of justice tax attor neys and representatives of the governor about OcL 10 Whether Governor Beardsley will go to Washington to confer with government men was not mown but a qualified source re ported an attorney and an ac countant representing the Iowa executive will probably confer for no other reason as president Since her 100th birthday Mrs Kilworth had received annual con gratulatory messages from the late President F D Roosevelt during his lifetime and subsequently President Truman Los Angeles Examiner Raises Price to We Los Angeles ff The Los Angeles Examiner announced Tuesday night that its price at the newsstand will be increased from f cents a copy to 10 cents effective Oct 1 and that its daily and Sun day home delivered price will be ncrcased from monthly to BAGS PLANE With U S 5th Air Force Ko rea Kenneth D Critch ield of Iowa was credit id with damaging one Russian wilt JMIG15 over northwestern Corca in it 35minute jet fight Tuesday Attlee Asks President for Help on Oil London Prime Minister Attlee is asking President Tru man personally for help in Brit ains crucial oil dispute with Iran informed sources said Wednesday Britain protested in the strongest terms in Tehran earlier Wednes day against an Iranian edict order ing some 300 British oil men to quit the worlds biggest refinery in Abadan by Oct 3 In a personal message to Trui man informed sources said Att lee likely will make it clear that Britain is determined to stay on in Abadan Attlee conferred Tuesday night with his top advisors and military chiefs after Iran ordered the British oil men expelled The informants said Sir Oliver Franks British ambassador in Washington was expected to seek a meeting with President Truman to deliver a message from Attlee The foreign office said Britains protest to the Iranian government phrased in the strongest terms was being delivered in Tehran by ambassador Sir Fran cis Shepherd The protest underscored the gravity of developments in the monthsold wrangle over the 500000000 AngloIranian Oil com pany Premier Mohammed Mossa deghs nationalist government has nationalized the properties of Ang olranian which is controlled by he British government i The justice department has been investigating the governors in come tax returns to determine whether there was any willful evasion of tax payments Governor Beardsley said recent ly he sent the government a check for S13000 including for back taxes and for accrued interest and penalties during the period 1944 through 1949 The denying any in tent to avoid tax payments said his problam involved conforming to federal form and business ac counting requirements for income tax purposes The tax returns involved in come from the governors drug store and 900acre farm at New Virginia Iowa Justice department spokesmen last week said two actions are possible in connection with the in vestigation 1 A decision may be reached to accept a civil settlement of any deficiencies 2 The case may be referred to the U S attorney for the south ern district of Iowa for consider ation AP Wirephoto ARRESTED BY FBI Tuesday announced the arrest in Bessemer Ala of Frank J Ellsworth 34 of Omaha He is under indictment for burglary of an Edgemont S Dak bank FBI Nabs 2 Kitts Helpers Omaha JP A 43yearold Omaha exconvict was under ar rest Wednesday the second al leged associate of the notorious Kenneth Allen Kitts to be picked up in less than 24 hours Tony Joe Biase was arrested in a tavern here by FBI agents Tues day night it was announced Wed nesday by James L Dalton special agent in charge of the Omaha FBI office Biase said by Dalton to be sociated with the Turf Cigar store in was indict ooaSibogs DakState Daring the Red Is Vetoed for Early Talk By DON HUTH Tokyo United Nations command Wednesday rejected another communist suggestion that fulldress Korean truce talks be resumed immediately The allies insisted that arrange ments first bemade to prevent further interruptions when the meetings are resumed The reds made their repeat pro posal at a meeting of allied and communist liaison officers in Kae song Korea site of the stalled ceasefire talks It was the 3rd and longest session field by the liaison teams in an effort to get the talks rolling again The Wednesday meeting lasted one hour and 20 minutes The first liaison session on Monday lasted anhour The second held Tues dayran only 50 minutes Com munist officers stalked out angri ly atthe climax of an argument over just what ground the liaison talks should cover the allied command said An allied release Wednesday night said The United Nations command liaison officers met with the com munist Officers at Kaesong at 10 a m Wednesday The communistliaison officers proposed a meeting of the dele gates at 10 a in Sept 27 which proposal was answered by the United Nations command liaison officers that their instruction were to meet with the communis liaison officers to discuss condi tions mutually satisfactory prio 0 AP Wirephoto GOP RALLY is the Rev W H Alexander 34 pastor of the First Christian church in Oklahoma City Okla He will be principal speakerat a statewide republican rally in Des Moines Sunday Republican Rally Set for Sunday Cerro Gordo Plans Large Delegation Des from all corners of the state will gathe jin Des Moines Sunday for the pre campaign kickoff rally bein planned by the Iowa Council o lO 1948 Hurley burglary Dalton recalled Mr and Mrs Gil 3ert Ruden chanced accidentally and innocently on theJscene Mrs Ruden was shot and injured and The meeting of the liaison of ficers was recessed bvmutua agreement at a Thus the reds and allies weru right back where they started when the liaison talks began reds still were demanding All About eTJal interruptionsof main armistice worth of Omaha who was indicttalks ed at Deadwood Sept 11 along with Kitts for the burglary of anj Edgemont S Dak bank Kitts currently under sentence o the Nebraska penitentiary was recaptured by FBI agents Pay eiteville Term last Friday a week after he escaped from a peniten iary guard at the Douglas coun y courthouse in Omaha The Weather Mason City Rain showers and cooler Wednesday night with low 40 Thursday partly cloudy and much cooler with high 50 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night windy and turning much cooler with nearfreezing tem peratures likely northwest Low Wednesday night 3035 extreme northwest 4045 southeast Thursday partly cloudy to cloudy and much cooler rather strong northwest winds High Thursday 45 northwest 55 southeast Further outlook Cleari State Farms Earn More Than Private Ones Des Moines of the records of 16 state ownedj arms and 21 private farms inj ortheast Iowa shows that the tate farms earned 55 more netj and quite cool Thursdav night per during the first 111 with frost or freezing tempera fures 2ikely over most of state Temperatures falling to 30 north and 35 south Fair with slowly rising temperatures Friday and Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy to cloudy windy and cooler Wed nesday night with nearfreezing temperatures north ana west Showers or snow flurries north Republican Women C E Pierce Columbus president sai statewide ratty to be held in the stock pavilion the state fairgrounds are near completed The Rev W H Bill Alexan der a 6foot 3inch former ama reur boxing champion is a two fisted talker who is one of Amer icas most sought after speakers He was the republican candidate or the U S senate from Okla icraa year his first vehture into politics and although he was defeated he brought more repub ican votes to the polls than any candidate in Sooner state history A 215pound 36 year old native Mis50urian his captivating per onality and enthusiastic approach o any subject marks him as one of the most able speakers in this country He preaches the Ameri can way of life and free enter nrise Were sure that those who hear the Rev Alexander will feel their Jme has been well spent Mrs ierce said A musical program is planned ireceding the speaking program Several communities in the state are planning caravans and buses o bring crowds into Des Moines or this meeting months of 1950 than did ihe pri ate ones The figures were assembled by e farm record department of owa State college and made pub c Wednesday by the state board f control which has supervision ver farms operated in connection ith state institutions On the state farms 828 acres ere cultivated and on the private arms 499 acres The crop yield included an verage of 65 bushels per acre of orn and 56 bushels of oats on the ate farms compared with 43 ofj orn and 51 of oats or the private arms The state farms also led in A sizable delegation from Cerro Lordo county will attend headed by airs Hugh H Shepard presi dent of the 3rd district federation of republican women and the of ficers of the county republican central committee Historys Biggest Air Action 2 Formations Meet Headon By JOHN RANDOLPH UN Command Headquarters Korea Allied Wed nesday destroyed or damaged 14 communist planes over northwest Korea in historys greatest day of alljet battles There were 256 jets in action The number dwarf ed all previous et actions for a single day Seventyseven allied jets gled with 120 Russiantype MIGa n a roaring duel Wednesday morning over northwest Koreas MIG alley It was the biggest single jet fight of all time The U S 5th air force said its jilots probably destroyed one red et and damaged 4 It said no al ied planes were lost Then 24 American Thunderjets swooshed back into MIG alley in the afternoon and clashed with 35 MIGs 8 Damaged The score as reported by 5th air force One MIG probably de stroyed 8 damaged It gave no re port on the American planes The afternoon battle was joined at 15000 feet near Sinanju The MIGs roared in fast and forced the Thunderjets to jettison their bomb loads before they had made thentarget runs The two formations met Tieadon hi a vicious attack Theys beeaa J partTfie MIGs broke away at about 500 BIGGEST GRAPE CROP Council Bluffs prom ises to be the biggest grape crop since the 1939 freeze damaged most of the fruit plants in the area started rolling into the cil Bluffs Grape Growers asso porUon Thursday mostly cloudy dation plant this week and quite cola witn showers or snow flurries continuing over north portion Low Wednesday night 30 to 35 northwest 35 to 40 southeast High Thursday 35 to 40 north 40 to 45 south TELEGRAM FROM POPE Vatican City 5 Pope Pius XII sent a telegram Wednesday feet as the Thunderjets held steady There were two moreieadon passes Then ihe MIGs turned and streaked back to their Manchufian Dases In the morning battle 120 MIGs roared out of the north in abold attempt to block an allied smash at communist rail lines Seventy even American and Australian ets flew in the allied armada Allied fighterbombers swept in 3n the rail complex near Sinanju 0 miles north of Pyongyang the ed Korean capital Twentyeight F84 Thtmderjets were making the sweep Swifter Plane Flying cover were 37 F86 Sabre ets swifter than the Thunderjet and 12 Australian Meteors a omewhat slower British twinen gine jet As the jet armada neared its tar et a horde of MIGs flashed out of e north The Sabres tangled first with 0 MIGs At almost the same time the Pussies chewed into a group of 0 MIGs That left only 20 of the Rus sntype jets for the 28 Thun erjets The 5th air force gave this box core Sabres one MIG probably de stroyed one MIG damaged Thunderjets 3 MIGs damaged Guy Gabrielson Hot Resign Washington Guy C Ga brielson said Tuesday night he has no intention of resigning as chair man of the republican national committee Gabrielson made the statement to Queen Elizabeth of England reply to a question on a tele ay and the percentage of land in r ti ef OI prayers tor spumes weather data uplthe complete recovery of King eReTurns from all forms of liveto J a ro Wednesday ock operations also were higherj Maximum n the state farms which had total i Minimum et operating income of 531633 At 8 ompared with for the prij Precipitation ate farms After deducting costsiyrvp AGO ie net profit per acre was 525 for ie state farms and 20 for the Maximum rivate farms Minimum 62 42 62 01 76 40 George VI SLATE STATE BAR EXAMS vision news show The query was put in view of demands by some republicans that he quit be cause he has continued to repre sent the CarthageHydrocol corn P3nv before the RFC since becom state bar ex amination to be conducted by the supreme court in Des Moines next Tuesday Wednesday and Thurs day Flees Hollywood for Her Home Town Barbara Positive Shell Wed Franchot Tone Chicago Blond Barbara Payton central figure in Holly woods latest brawl paused en route to her home town by plane Wednesday to repeat that Im definitely going to marry Franchot Tone Tone was on the receiving end of punches thrown by Actor Tom Xcal in a fight In Barbaras yard Sept 14 He has recovered suf ficiently to see her off at the Los Angeles airport Wednesday Miss Payton dressed in n imnk coat and neat grey suit changed planes at Chicago enrouie to Du luth Minn From Duluth she will go to her home town of Cloquet near Duluth for a short rest Although she said she was def inite about marrying actor Tone she wouldnt say where or when not discuss it and then added j two aunts Misses Murel and nn Toxrtt 3 theres no possibility soever She indicated she wanted to get away from Hollywood where af fairs have become tangled Redfield Her parents now live at Odessa Tex but she was born at Cloquet Franchot saw her off in Los Gabrielson told his questioner he is not resignillg because he feels he has done nothing wrong To a question whether he had used any imporoper influence with the RFC Gabrielson replied emphatically no and asked how could a republican chair man have any influence with the RFC The chairman reiterated that he is waiting for an opportunity to testify under oath before the sen ate subcommittee which is look ing into RFC affairs Asked if it might be at Cloquet I want to be among my rela chft cVio fit cHct cnirl sornewhatjAngeles a few hours earlier Apparently recovered from she said she couldnt say tives she said She was asked by newsmen whether there was a that Neal Tones rival for her afiit will look very good to me fections might follow her to said the beating Neal gave him over the affections of Miss Payton Tone Cloquet may be small populajaccompanied her to Los Angeles possibilityjtion between 7000 and 8000 butllnternational airport talked to her nr hnr afiit will look vprv srinrf to me hvhripflv tlirnnoh shebriefly through the wire screen Cloquet She at first said shed rather She said she will be there a week or 10 days and will visit separating the field from Amer jican Airlines office and hurried back to his car then Cairo HEAT WAVE Epypt JP An Arab news agency dispatch says tem peratures reaching 129 degrees in the shade have caused the deaths of 700 Moslem pilgrims at Mecca The heat wave comes at peak of the yearly pilgrimage season   

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