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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JO WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 17 1M1 This Paper Consiits ot Two Ono No Harrison States Armistice Possible Planes Hit Plant By THE WIRE SERVICES MUNSAN Korea Maj Gen William Harrison senior LJ N Command armistice delegate said Tuesday he thought an armistice is possible but I havent the faintest Idea when He made the observation at a news conference shortly after U N and Communist negotiators traded acid words for an hour at Pan munjom and made no visible progress toward settlement of the truce blocking issue of prisoner exchange i The delegations called a fourth straight weeklong recess Gen Nam 11 senior Red tested then agreed to setting the next meeting for Aug 27 Big Raid Meanwhile 14 Japanbasecl US Superforts Monday night bombed a huge Communist grenade factory Hoffman Brands as False Charges Against Marshall WASHINGTON C Hoffman Tuesday described charges made by Sen McCarthy RWis against Gen George C Marshall and the Marshal Plan as fantastically false Hoffman first head of the Marshall Plan for aid to for eign nations gave his opinion under oath He made a depo sition as a defense for Sen Benton DConn against whom McCarthy has filed a mil lion libelslander suit Towering Lie One count in McCarthys suit is based on Bcntons accusation that McCarthy told the Senate a tow ering lie in a speech June 14 1951 denouncing Marshall war time Army Chief of Staff and post war Secretary of State In his speech McCarthy linked Marshalls name with what Mc Carthy termed a conspiracy to cause the United States to fall victim to Soviet intrigue from with in and Russian military might from without Hoffmans deposition is a sworn statement which may or may not be used when McCarthys suit against Benton actually comes to trial It was taken in a Staller hotel room with counsel for Benton a stenographer and reporters pres ent No Representative No representative of McCarthy was on hand Edward B Williams counsel for McCarthy refused to participate after the US District Court here had overruled a mo for postponemenl Theodore Kiendl counsel for Bentonread to Hoff man excerpts from the 60000 wbix denunciation of Marshall and the Marshall Plan which McCarthj had delivered in the Senate lasl year lion from him of the hearing For an hour Koch Will Become Highway Engineer NEVADA MVE F Koch 43 wil become chief engineer of the Iowa Highway Commission in succession to Fred White on Sept 15 Join Hattery of Nevada commissioi Chairman announced Tuesday Koch now with the US Army a a lieutenantcolonel of engineers in Casablanca has had wide cxpe riencc in public road building White has been chief engineer o the commission for the past 3 years His resignation is cffectivi Sept 1 PHYSICIAN DIES OELWEIN D W Shine 67 longtime physician in Oelwcin died Monday He had been il since Thursday vdien he suffered heart attack Diplomats Say Chinese May Be Begging Want More Arms Financial Aid By JOHN A SCAL1 WASHINGTON MVSome Ameri can diplomats view the toplevel ChineseRussian conference in Moscow as mainly a begging ex pedition by the Chinese Reds The officials speculate that the Chinese are dissatisfied with Rus sias promise and would plead for 1 More financial aid to supple incut the 300million dollar loan Moscow promised in February 1950 1 Bigger and faster shipments of Russianmade military supplies for hardpressed Chinese Commu nist troops in Korea 3 Removal of Russian troops from Port Arthur and returnto Red China of the Changchun Rail way as promised by the end of this year Experts on Russian and Chinese affairs here feel the purpose of the huddle is aimed at finding ways to ontinuc the Korean War rathei than at any policy change which might mean peace in the Far East employing 2000 workers in North west Korea The factory was only hree miles south of the Manchur ian border Far East headquarters in Tokyo said the sprawling works was one of the 78 military targets the U N Command has given advance no tice it will attack It was the first time the plant at Nakwon half way between Sin uiju and Nainsidong had been hit Results ofthe raid were not an nounced The planes dropped 140 tons ot bombs But B29 pilots reported they met intense antiaircraft fire One plane was attacked by a Red nigh fighter but the Air Force said all 14 planes returned On chances of the talks to suc ceed Harrison declared Ive thought the Communists do want an armistice It is a matter ofhow much they are willing to pay for it Harrison said it was possible for he Reds to accept the LJ N posi iori on prisoners They could give vis a good cuss ng out and then accept our offer 10 declared They never wpuld lave to1 agree with us on the prin ciple of no forced repatriation The U N made a sharp attack on the Communists in the GOmin ute longest in a nonth Harrison angered North Korean Gen Nam 11 with a short statement in which he reviewed the facts of the conflict Tender Spot The American general touched a tender spot when he accused the Communists of sacrificing little North Korea in their stubborn in sistence on the U N returning Chinese volunteer prisoners of war who have chosen noi to return lo Communism Nam told Harrison Your at tempt to sow discord is doomed to failure Eisenhower Wins Battle of Invitations Over Adlai AI Wivcpholo COVERUP GAL Thomp son named in New Yorks ever widening vice charget covers her face with a icarf as she en ters the East 51st Street police station She had been in custody since Monday but was not for mally accused until after the ar rest of self styled movie actor Richard Short a friend of Mickey Jelke is being held in 510000 bail as a mate rial witness in the continuing vice roundup 33000 on Strike More Serve Notice By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS At least 33000 workers in nine states remained on strike Tuesday New York a CIO union a strike notice involving eigh ship Krupps Want to Sell BONN Germany Krupps want to sell their vast steel and coal holdings which have armed the German war machine in two World Wars The huge firms 44yearold head Alfried Krupp has asked permis sion of Allied aYid West German officials for such a trimming of the family empire Apparently the firm would retain such other big enter prises as locomotive and truck plants shipbuilding works and real estate holdings Krupp submitted his proposals to sell the coal and steel industries in accordance with Allied occupation laws requiring the splitup of vast industrial empires The Allies be lieve such economic concentrations helped spur the Germans to war Five More Highway Deaths Mock Iowa Safety Record By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas record in reducing the traffic death toll was the third besl in the nation for the first six months of 1952 Ironically Tuesday was a bad day on the states highways with persons being killed In addi tion the deaths of two others who were injured in weekend accidents were announced Those dead are Joseph Gene Harlcr 23 Moline III killed when trucks collided nine miles east of Cedar Rapids Vincent Ross Brady 55 Des Moincs killed when his car struck an overpass abutment four miles west of Des Moincs Joe B Mor ris 41 Waterloo killed when his car overturned eight miles north west of Waterloo Those who died of injuries suf fered Sunday were Sandra Mur ray 14 DCS Moines and Louis Nos ko 32 Gary Jml State Safety Commissioner Pear W McMurray said Tuesday that Towns 20 per cent reduction in traffic fatalities during the peri od was bettered by only Minne sota and New Hampshire Iowas traffic death rate for the sixmonth period was 39 per 100 million miles traveled and in served another 32000 employes at Bethlehem Steel Company yards Also in New York the Unitet Mine Workers and managemen representatives opened ncgolia lions for a new contract for som 75000 hard coal miners Pay Boost The miners are expected to asl for a pay boost and an increase in the 30cenlSalon payment by the mine owners into union welfare fund The current contract expires Sept 30 At Canton 0 Sleehvorkers studied a proposec new contract which union leaders predict will end 30dny strike n lie Timlcen Roller Bearing Com pany 2000 Strike At Cleveland some 2000 Rcpub ic Steel Corporation workers were oft the job at the firms 98inch strip mill Bolh the management and CIO United Steel Workers offi cials termed the walkout a wildcat strike About 18000 B F Goodrich Com pany workers who struck nine plants at midnight Sunday arc still off the job walkout occurred after 10 weeks of wage and contract talks At Lawrenccville Ind about 1000 distillery workers stayed away from their jobs at the Joseph E Seagram Sons plant SHRIEK OF Medberry Gmonthsold saved her own life in Provi dence R I when her screams caused the driver of this lumber truck to halt just as his wheels crushed her carriage Susans mother Mrs Grace Medberry holds her as her Mrs Robert Forsberg looks at the wheel and carriage 12000 CIO Unitec Take Off Lid on Oil Reports Grand Jury to Investigate Price Fixing WASHINGTON wi President Truman has ordered the lid oft a ongsecrel report on international oil deals amid new charges that a and powerful oil cartel is si phoning US foreign aid funds The report which may have iiplomatic repercussions abroad promptly became fuel for a federal rand jury which will open next nonlh an investigation of alleged rice fixing and monopoly practices n the oil industry Secret Label Decision to lift the official secret abel from the report a year after t was written by Federal Trade Commission FTC staff experts was announced by Sen John Sparkman of Alabama the Demo cratic nominee for vice president Sparkman spoke vas head of the Senate Small Business Subcom mittee and as the man whose pub lie demand for the information presumably resulted in the presi dential order The Alabaman said his subcommittee would make ai investigation of its own before passing judgment on the FTC find ings Sparkman said the 10chaptcr re port is being printed now by his subcommittee and probably wil be available for distribution by the end of this week Inflame Relations The Slate Depart men ac knowledged that it had tho docu ment classified as secret for secur ity reasons lest its contents further inflame relations between British oil interests and the government ol Iran It is my opinion that its release at this tiire is not likely to jeopard ize our national security or under mine the aims oC our foreign pol icy Sparkman said in a prepared statement The security aspect ol the matter has been cleared with responsible agencies of govern ment Jn swift followup developments 1 The Justice Department movcc to subpoena the report for its centlyordcred federal grand jury investigation of monopoly charges against seven US and foreign oi companies 2 Sen Hennings DMo firec new accusations of intrigue at the oil firms charging they form Forest Fires Rage One Fighter Dies ELSINORE Calif Ml Four fires raged over more than 8000 acres of California timber and brush land Tuesday One fire fighter was dead and four others injured in their battle to check the flames Larry fliggins 21yearold state forestry service worker w a s burned to death while fighting a 400 acre fire south of Elsinore near Cleveland National Forest A whirlwind of flames engulfed him before other workers him could reach cartel and a giant conspiracy profiteering against European na lions which receive US dollar aid The seven US and foreign oi companies are Standard Oil ot NCM Jersey Standard Oil ot California the Texas Company SoconyVac uum Gulf US and two foreign firms dominated by the British Royal Dutch Shell and AngloIranian Oil Company ASSISTANT MANAGER OTTUMWA B Me Clclland has been named assislan manager of the Ottumwa plant o John ATorrcll and Company A na live of Ottumwa he is the son o the late Morgan T McClelland director of sales for the Morrel company for many years prior tr his death in 3027 Sen Dirksen Turns Other Gheek to Critical Minister CHARLESTON W Va Everett Dirksen turned his olhe cheek Tuesday to the indignant clergyman who crilived him for say ing Adlai Stevenson was Illinois worst governor of the 20th century The Illinois Republican said Monday night he would only hope and pray for the Rev Richard Graebei of the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield III Gracbel denounced Dirksen as a brother of Ananias the biblica character who was slruck down for lyingfrom his pulpit last Sunda following the senators remark against the Democratic prcsidcnlia nominee I dont want to talk about him because hes a Presbyterian min ister and Im a Presbyterian Dirksen said of Graebe at n tcslimoni at dinner for Walter S Hallanan temporary chairman of the GOP na tional convention and vice chairman of the national committee Then Dirksen leveledthe full force of his oratory at Stevenson I have no choice now hut to tell the people about Adlai Dirksen said And I mean to do it Dirksen discussed the cigarette tax scandal and borscburge scandals as part of the Stevenson gubernatorial administration Dirksen continued his attack on Stevenson in Washington saying that election of the Democratic presidential nominee would be a dcf fnite threat to American freedoms Dirksen based his new attack on Stevensons endorsement by Americans for Democratic Action AP Wlrojiholo ROYAL princesses ol Lukembourg en tertain their children aboard the liner lie do France while waiting for the ship to dock in New York At left is Prin cess Alexis de Ligne and son Prince Michael Il months At right is Princess Yolundc de Bar and son Prince RIH dolph 20 rhonths Give Demo Chance to Talk Early Mixup at Plowing Match at Kasson By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Presidential CandU dale Dwighl D Eisenhower Tues day won a battle ot invitations over Gov Adlai B Stevenson of Illinois his Democratic opponent Both wore invited to address National Plowing Contest at Kas on Minn and both said they voultl accept and speak on Sept 6 For a while it appeared Kasson night provide one of the most dra natic of all earlycampaign events facelofnce meeting ot he major candidates as they bal led for the farm vole Both Cant But officials of the contest ruled em ly Tuesday that both could not speak on the same day They de cided that Eisenhower who had accepted their invitation first should speak Sept G SlevenHon however was given chance to speak first Officials said they invited him to change his speaking date to Sept 5 In a Statement Steven sons office said he was turning Grocery USAuthorizes Hike f tor Steel Automobiles WASHINGTON IP government formally author zed higher prices on steel and automobiles Tuesday and enlisted the housewives of 54 cities to help enforce ceilings in grocery stores Three orders destined to affect families rolled off the graph machines ol the Office of Price Stabilization These were the highlights STEEL Price Stabilizer Ellis Arnall still grumbling about having to do M gave the steel industry the official nod to raise the price of carbon steel by a ton and the prices of costlier alloy and stainless steels by47 per cent across the board The price increases were part of the deal that settled the 55day steel strike AUTOMOBILES Effective Saturday automobile dealers will come under a new pricing regulation which permits each one to figure his owji ceilings and his own conditioning charges for such services ns tight ening up any holts the factory left loose Officials estimated the onicr will mean an overall rise of about 1 per cent in retail car on a car GROCERIES Arnll announced that beginning Oct 1 grocers in the 54 cities where there arc OPS offices will be required to post charts showing their exact ceiling prices on vari ous items The idea is to let house wives sne for themselves whether they arc being overcharged The system was used generally in World War II and has been used experimentally in recent months in Fargo ND Fresno Calif and Jacksonville FJa The price lists will cover about 300 market basket items Fruits and vegetables wont be listed he cause they are exempt from price controls Fresh meats on which ceilings arc set on a regional basis will not be listed at first but may be added later millions of American SAME IOWA CITY Virgil M president of Uni varsity of Re publican Democratic dential candidates Tuesday ta fllve campaign speeches on campus this fall down the Sept 5Invitation becauso of prior commitments RobertHurrle chairman of the platform program committee of the plowing match explained the or ganization did not want a political rally no one could get any Navy Probes Firing on Own Vessel TOKYO US Navy mine sweeper and saJvngc lug arrived inJapan Monday night for a for mal investigation of an incident off Korea in which the minesweeper fired twice on the lug killing tsvo and injuring nine A Navy officer sairl the acci dental shooting resulted from fail ure to exchange recognition sig nals between the minesweeper Chief and the Grapple Tii Washington tho Navy said a Navy Board will investigate to fix responsibility and to determine measures to prevent a possible re currence The Navy said two threeinch shells from the Chief hit the Grap ple Friday night when the ves sels were searching for small Communist ships off Hungnam on Koreas Northeast coast One shell struck a gun shield and went through the stack and the second hit the pilot house The plowing done GOP Women Confer Meanwhile Republican women leaders confer Tuesday with Eisen hower to draft plansfor a drive to woo the womens vote some believe could mean the mar gin of victory in tho presidential election Mrs Roy F Priest of Utah assis tant National GOP chairman arid lead of the partys Womens Divi sion and Il other feminine party eadcrs scheduled a round of con ferences and a luncheon with the Republican nominee in Denver Stevenson was taking it easy Tuesday enjoying a brief vacation at Minoccjua Wis Other Developments There were these other develop ments Mississippi DemocratsforEisen liowcr who lost a skirmish Monday with Stevensons forces in the stale Deniocralic convention meet Tuesday lo place Eisenhowers name on the ballot with an inde pendent slate of electors In Mississippi any group may place electors on the ballot by get ting a petition signed by 400 quali fied voters The Slevcnson victory Monday delegates voted 222 to to pledge its eight electors to Stevenson and his vice presidential running mate tantamount to approval of the national Democratic ticket HOW MUST WE LOOK TO OUR ARMED FORCES Theyre burning what wo are fighting to protect could very well be Hnid by our men over seas Every year 190000 for est fires ronr across America blackening an area almost the of tho state of Pennsyl vania And the shameful part is that we are primarily re lightning and other things we cant control Isnt it time for m lo be care ful really careful This year be sure that carnpfire that ciga rette that match is dead out Forest products arc extremely essential to bothcivilian and military production Bo care ful Keep America strong Published at apublh teroice in coop eration with Tkf All About The Wealher Mason City Partly cloudy Tues day afternoon Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with occasional thundcrshowers beginning Tuesday evening Iowa Partly cloudy scattered thundershowers northwest half Tuesday and over state Wednes day Somewhat warmer Tuesday night Minnesota Partly cloudy scat tered thundcrshowers Tuesday night and in south and east Wednesday rlobeGazcttc weather data up to 3 am Tuesday Maximum 78 Minimum 61 At 8 am 71 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 59   

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