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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited tor CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPArCR THAT MAKIS A L L N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S N E I G H B 0 R S HOME s EDITION Preu ud UnlUd PrtM Full Wlrti Cents a Copy Allied FighterBombers Hammer Red Supplies MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST II 15I This Piper Coniiitu ol Two One 271 PROFILE OF As both political parties swung into the main drive for the presidency the candi dates were both in there swinging one for votes the oth er at wood General Dwight Eisenhower left flashed his famous smile and waved at the crowd when he arrived in Boise Idaho for a major speech Gov Adlai Stevenson right was doing a different kind of work He was chop ping wood at Appleton Wis where he is vacationing for R few days The Illinois governor is staying at the sum mer home of a friend Truman Knows of No Mess in Washington WASHINGTON President Truman said Thursday there ought to be some new blood in the Democratic Party but he knows of no mess in Washington At a news conference with the accent on politics Truman said he had no comment on the way the Democratic candi dates Gov Adlai and Sen John Sparkmah have started their campaign He said too that He doesnt haye io readwhat the opposition says he knows ahead of time what it is going to say and its all wrong Knows More He thinks he knows more about the government than anyone in the United States Certainly Stevenson can have the advantage oE the good research which fortified his own campaign speeches in 1948 Stevenson can have all the information he wants so can Gen Dwight D Eis enhower the Republican presiden tial nominee Truman said he will give them the truth and if they want to use it its up to them While the Democratic Party can stand some new blood that doesnt mean we are going back on what the Democratic Party has done in the last 20 years There was no comment on Sparkmans statement that the re cent steel strike had been mis handled Nor did the President wish to go into any detail on the incidents involving daughter Margaret Se cret Service papers and Swedish news Meeting On another international matter Truman had nothing to say about the calling of a new Communist Party Congress in Moscow sizing it up as hone of his business At one point he took a swipe at the Saturday Evening Post say Ing it is always wrong That was in response to an inquiry whether he intends to answer an article in the magazine that said he gave the country false information about a grain shortage Correspondence Another line of questioning ccn tcred on an exchange of corre spondence between Gov Stevenson and a Portland newspaper editor which referred to the mess in Washington Truman said he had no comment because he knew noth ing of any mess A reporter noted that Stevenson has said something to the effect that he wants to bring a refrcshen ing of years whats gone on for 20 rt was then that Truman spoke of infusing new blood into the Democratic Party while declaring there will be no turning back on what the party has done for 20 years DEFIES SUBPOENA NEW YORK Man Henry Grunewald again defied a suhpoena Wednesday risk fng a possible jail sentence Top Justice Official Prime Probe Target Say More Aides Will 0e Ousted WASHINGTON top Justice Department official was reported Thursday lo be a prime target of House investigators in hearings starting next Tuesday Rep Chelf chairman of the special judiciary subcommit tee investigating the department declined to identify the official be yond saying he is still in the de partment Most Have Resigned Most of the top assistants to for mer Atty Gen J Howard Mc Gralh have resigned or have been given new dulies in a department shakeup instituted by McGraths successor James P McGranery Chelf gave no indication of the nature of the committees case bul said there would be some sur prising revelations Committee sources say the shuf fie is not yet completed and pre dict that others in the department will go Lateit to Go One of Ihe latest to go was James A Mullally 52 longlime lawyer in the departments Crimi nal Division who was suspended late Wednesday pending an inves tigation of his outsideactivities Mullally recently had been as signed to Ihe divisions racket unit which has been correlating reports from special grand juries assignee to racket investigations around the country McGranery declined to elaborate on the reasons for his suspension 350 Tons Dumped on Red Capital SEOUL Korea WVU N B29 Superforts B2Gs and fighter bomb ers eft Communist factories stock piles and troop installations in flames Thursday in two massive raids over Northwest Korea Thirtyeight Okinawa based B 29s Wednesday night and early Thursday hurled 350 tons of bombs on Pyongyang the North Korean capital after civilians were warned to get out The Air Force said the bombers rubbled 400 acres of troop supply and industrial areas and left huge fires burning at opposite ends of the city in the fourhour strike All 38 planes returned des pite antiaircraft fire and fighter opposition 100 Planes More than 100 B2Gs and fighter Dombers followed with a daylight aombing of a giant cement plant at Osu about 50 miles south of Py ongyang Returning pilots esli mated they destroyed 63 buildings and damaged 29 others The Osu raid was the third big allied bombing of Communist tar gets in two days The Air Force said 59 buildings were destroyed Wednesday in a 200plane Navy and Air Force smash at the Red Duildup area near Namyang 25 miles northwest of Pyongyang Great clouds of cement dust arose at Osu as the planes bombed structures used for making the concrete of Red military installa tions Smaller Raids In smaller raids Thursday the U S Marines said their fliers de mollshed 10 maintenance buildings at a vehicle park 20 miles north o Yonafi and 17 barrackstype struc tures near in Northwest Korea Swift U S Air Force Sabre Jets destroyed three ComMinist MIG 15s and damaged two more in dog fights over Northwest Korea Wednesday Ground action was extremcl light Wednesday and early Thurs day Fear 30 Soldiers Drown in Raging River in Korea SEOUL US soldiers on a training exercise Thursday were feared drowned by a wall of water which engulfed them sud denly as they crossed a South Ko rean river Bodies of only 12 of the 45th Infantry Division men lost in last Mondays tragedy have been re c o v e r e d a division spokesman said Dredges and grappling hooks swept the unidentified river for the other 18 missing men One body was found 68 miles down stream The 30 included one officer and 29 enlisted men Rain from a typhoon which lashed Okinawa and Korea Icashct the crushing ninefoot wall of water in the normally kneedeep river The men part of one platoon were trapped on a sandbar as they started to ford the river Youth Killed in CarTruck Crash KNOXVILLE WVA car carrying three boys was crushed by a semi trailer truck Wednesday night killing Keith Robuck 18 of Dallas and injuring the other two youths Authorilies said the car in which the three boys were traveling ca reened in front of the truck after sideswiping a car which they were passing John Burnett 36 Knoxville was hospilalized wilh serious injuries and Joe Bledsoe 16 Knoxville was severely cut Wind Rainstorm Hits State Fair One Man Killed SEDALIA Mo UVA wind am rainstorm swept the Missouri State Fair grounds Thursday killing one person injuring 12 and causing extensive damage The winds destroyed f e r r i s wheels and other carnival rides and wrecked buildings The storm came during the early morning hours when the fair was not in operation Storms also caused damage in olher parls of Ihe state At Clarence in Northeast Mis souri a dozen houses were dam aged and carnival tents put up for a town celebration blown down A severe thunderstorm alsc hit St Louis There was no official cstimat of damage at the Missouri State Fair but officials indicated i might exceed The dead man was identified a Harry Pyle Mich a concessionaire 1 AI1 WlrcjHiolo ON WAY TO FACE GRAND Ward 19yeai old witness in New Yorks growing vice probe smiles from the elevator in the district attorncyH office oh her way to testify before a grand jury Miss Ward liasfrequently been named as the mystery girl whose frustrated ro mance with oleomargarine heir Minot Jelke caused her to put the finger on him in the probes first bigname break Cost of Living Soars to Another AllTime Record WASIIINGTON cost of living as measured by the government reached a new record Thursday bringing a 3cen lourly pay hike to more than one million auto workers The newest consumers price index reflecting the coat o food clothing shelter and other consumer items as of July 15 moved to 1908 per cent of the 19351939 average 12 Points Higher It was 12 points higherthan he June index and 5 per cent lugher than the level of January 1951 when price and wage con trols look effect The increasDVcbrilinucd a steady five months climb in the cost of lying for moderate income city families The Bureau of Labor Statistics an arm of the Labor De partment publishes a cost of liv ng index each month Food Hike BLS said a sharp rise in food rices was primarily responsible or the higher overall living costs Miscellaneous goods and serv ces including higher automobile nsurance rates and medical care advanced threetenths of one per cent rents were up twotenths of one per cent and food advanced one and onehalf per cent between June 15 and July 15 The newest index showed that iving costs arc now J2I per cent ibove the prcKorca level of June 1950 The increase was sixtenths of one per cent over June 1052 The June 15 index also a record was 1896 per cent of the I935193D average and 114 per ccnl over ireKorea prices This was 44 per cent higher than the level in Janu ary 1951 when price and wage controls first became effective About The Weather Mason City Knir Thursday a Tier noon Thursday night and Pri dny A little warmer Friday High Thursday 76 to 78 Iowa Fair Thursday afternoon high 7G northeast to south west Fair cooler cast south Thursday night Friday general ly fair a little warmer extreme west Minnesota Fair cooler southeast portion Thursday nighl Friday fair to partly cloudy and warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Aug 21 Maximum 81 Minimum 52 At 8 am v 64 Prccipitalion 08 Year Ago Maximum Minimum 77 51 SAME State Wont Rescind Lake Appropriation DES M01NES of tji Clear Lake Sanitary District re ceivcd assurance Thursday that 111 stale is not likely to rescind an un ised appropriation mnd n 1951 for si sewer system and dls 3osil plant Trustees of the district told the Stale Legislative Budget and lri inncial Control Committee the lad twice tried to let contracts fo the work The lowest bid cilhc time was approximately half o nillion dollars more than the dis rict could raise The trustees said a plan lias to be worked out to reduce th cost and size of the project Thc urged that the stale ap proprialion be kept in good stand ing until the problem can b solved Attorney General Robert L Lnr son lolti thelegislators the dislrk had all it could to comply The dislrict has levied 2 mills fo maintenance and authorized a mill bond retirement levy As its session ended the legisla live group adopted u resolulio providing that the will 1 held in reserve by the slate tint the trustees are ready lo use il Was Advisable 25000 Out Union Calls Strike at Interritiiional Harvester CHICAGO Independent Form Electrical Workers Unioncalled nistrike nt midnight icsday at 10 International Harvester Company plants in hrec states riftci contract negotiations broke off on a bit er note The un i on called 25JOOO workers off tho job declaring the company has asked for n fight imd s going to jet a hell of a licking The companyin turn Accused he union of irresponsible leader ship It said the leaders do not Viint n settlement and added the niion must accept full responsi bility for the strike Notice The union had served notice of walkout if a new contract wus not signed when the old extended GO at midnight Plants involved in the dispute ire at Canton East Moline llock Island Rock Falls 311 four in the Chicago area and at Rich mond Ind and Louisville Ky The company manufactures farm equipment Picket Lines Picket lines were placet around the Chicago plantsbut there was no violence The company had an nnunccd its plants will remain open to those who want to work The CIO UnitedAuto Workers Union represents certain workers in some of the struck plants The unions demands included i flnt 15 tentshourly pny hike com pulsory union I o 1 employes sharing unionnegotiated gains and other benefits Gerald Ficfdc director of the u n ijO ns Harvester conference board said the workers are de manding wage raises enough to riroperly compensate them for the act that the increase in their pro luctivity averages 16 cents per hour per year Ruthltn Policy Tie asserted the company was following a ruthless policy of driving Jls employes to maintain record profits He said that in the final hours of bargaining the company tor pedoed any hope of possible set tlement by attempting to cut the wage classifications of several thousands skilled and hourly paid employes One of Quints Dies in Brazil SAO PAULO Brazil of the girl quinluplels born to Mrs Maria Albano 38 at Suo Carlos Tuesday night died at a hospital here Thursday The other four were reported in good condition Bancroft Soldier Cant Return Home WASHINGTON W An toldler In the Fir will hot be returned home to bury wife who died Aug 4 The Army said Wednetday leei no valid to justify the return of Pvt Jamei of Bancroft I It the tecond time the Army turneddown return re quettfor ChrlttemeriThe Armyt refuted the time after Chrlitentent wife died while he troop transport enrbute to Japan The office of Sen Hfekenloeper RU reported petition from Bancroft had been to the adjutant general An Army said it had received e copy of the petition from the White Heuse and that it con tained no new valid reasons for his return Chrlslensen is an orphan end had no to take care of arrangements following her death Hlckenlooperc office re ported Stevenson Says Ikes Address Shows MeTooism MINOCQUA Adlai Stevenson said Thursday thnt GOP nominee Dwight D Eisenhower appenred to be a mc too candidate who approves most of the Democratic legislation of the past 20 years Stevenson told reportersthut he saw in Eisenhowers Boise Idaho speech of Wednesday night general approval of most of the Demo cratic program since 1032 He said f am that the general dis approves of unnecessary expan sion of services directly performed y the federal government I have been preaching and writing aboul that for a long lime f am sorry the general evi dently disapproves of the conscr valiou of Our great natural re sources and the public power de velopmcnt that has meant so much D the West But Blames Blunders for Position L Great Danger If We Didnt Enter KANSAS CITY Kan W Gen BwiRhl D Jslscnhower suid Thurs day this country might face much more serious trouble now if ithad not to the 1950 Com mimist attack on SjouthKorea The Republican presidential nominee made the statement in reply to meeting with GOP leaders from scyen Midwestern states v TirribU BlundifijL X Elsenhower said he could point out terrible blunders which brought on the Korean JWaiv iBiit he added I believe Sye would hayc been in great hadnot reacted by meeting the Com munlst then he sald tHat this country had not reacted It might be Involved in much more serious trouble now Elsenhowers stand lined him up with President Truman on the matter of going into Korea but the general stressed ho feels ter rible blunders twhich brought on the Korean War And he said those who were re sponsible for such can not be excused for them On another point i Eijenhower said no i oneI know of has pre sented any feasible plan for at tacking China in any move to end the Korean War I Direct Ittue It was not Immediately clear whether Eisenhower was taking direct issue with rGentjDouglas MncArthur who advocated hitting Manchurian air bases north of the Yalu River Elsenhower said yi attack on Red China would amountto start Ing a far more difficult war than the one we are in now Eisenhower set forth his views after K B Cornell GOP candi date for Congress from Oklahoma asked the general whether US foreign policy should be reex amined Slip Truman an obvious slap at Tru general said there must be greater respect for Congress on the part of the executive It is indefensible Eisenhower said for any member of the ex ecutive department to go up and down the land criticizing a Con gress Eisenhower flew in here from Boise Idaho early Thursday for the conference with Midwestern GOP leaders In a speech in Boise Wednesday night the general said paths to the extreme left and right both lend to that the Tru man administration is traveling to the left Wash the Dithts And he said centralization o power in Washington has become so great that the government does everything but come in and wash the dishes for the house wives The general spoke from the steps of Idahos capital in making what his associates had billed in ad vance ashis first frankly political speech since winning the GOP nomination July 11 He got a rousing ovation at tho outset and was interrupted by ap plausc several times The general promised that as President he would devote all his efforts to providing a government that does not grow compJacent that does not grow away from the people and become indifferent to them that does not become arro gant in the exercise of its r power but strives to be the partner and servant of the people and not their master TANKER RAMS AMERICAN Norwegian tanker its bow damaged pulls away from the listing American freighter Western Farmer after ramming the ahip in the galeswept English Channel The Western Farm er broke in two and sank three hours after the accident MOOSE AWARD CHICAGO Loyal Order at Moose national convention1 here has awarded a plaque to theSioux City la lodge in recognition at its civic activities s   

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