Thursday, September 18, 1952

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1952, Mason City, Iowa Daily Newspaper Edited lor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THINIWSPArKR THAT MAKIS ALL N ORTH 10WANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated and United Peas Full Lease Five Cenlj a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1952 This Taper Cuuatsts ot Two One Guided Herald Push Button War No 295 WASHINGTON tfj American robot pianos untouched by man in longrange flights have sought out and destroyed Communist tar gets thef ex plosive birth of pushbutton war fare Thr Navy which the new secret w e a p o n withheld many details but revealed it as An outmoded airplane carrying a 2000pound and guided from carrierdeck launching to on targct crash entirely by electronics a television camera perched in its cockpit and sending back pictures of its flight EyeWitness Associated Press Staff Photog rapher Fred Waters aboard the 27000ton aircraft carrier Boxer cabled a graphic eyewitness ac count of the new missiles first use on Sept 1 in Korea waters Navy censors delayed Waters story until Wednesday night clearedit and then said in an an nouncement A number of guided missiles have been launched successfully against Communist targets in North Korea from the USS Boxer Waters in an additional dis patch placed the number already launched at from four to six His eyewitness account said the pilot plane he watched was a World War II Gruman herded to its target by a guide plane Its progress into the combat zone he said was watched on a television screen in a secret room aboard the Boxer 150 miles from the target Thn Navy announcement lacked A SON COMES HOMEThere were nearly an army arriving in Oakland Cahf ednesday but this welcome spoke for all of them Pfc Carlos Miranda of El Cerrito Calif a Purple Heart veteran comforts his weeping parents Mr and Mrs Jose Miranda representing most Northern mines Monday and 2 halt work in the Southern Coal Producers Associations mines on Oct 1 The diggings represented by the two associations produce about 70 per cent of the nations soft coal Most the mines west of the Mississippi River are to keep work ing And a numberof important mines belonging toneither of the big employer associations includ ing the Big Beri Coal Co Illinois are also strikeexempt The union reached an interim agreement Wednesday with the an thracite hard coal operators to boost that industrys welfare fund miners pen sions and other 30 to 50 cents a ton Mistrial Because of Auto Death EMMETSBURG mistrial was declared Wednesday in a manslaughter trial growing out of fatal automobile accident after the son of one of the jurors was killed in a crash Robert E Mitchell 1G son of Juror Edward Mitchell was killed Tuesday night His father was a member of the jury hearing the manslaughter trialof JoeHamil ton charged in connection with a fatal accident near here last July A new trial was set for November Hard Coal Cohtrdct Lewis Works on Other Mines L Lewis tucked a hard coiu royalty boost intdhis trophy belt Thursday and began try ing to win over soft coal ownersone by one to his contract terms Lewis head of the United Mine Workers was re ported dangling an from next Mondays expected Northern soft coal strike in fronl of some big Illinois operators Most of the soft coal industry however sceirw to be steadfastly set against bowing to the chiefs money demands Lewis has charted a selective strike ordering his men to 1 quit mines belonging to the Bi tuminous Operators McCarthy Not Special Target Mitchell Talks at Iowa Demo Parley DBS MOINES Demo cratic partys campaign will not be directed against Senator Joseph McCarthy RWis any more than any other senator Democratic National Chairman Stephen A Mitchell said here Thursday Mitchell here to address a 15 state conference of Democratic leaders said further in an inter view that the Democrats wil strongly oppose Communism during the campaign Obscure Issues he added we do not SAME IU Beam tnllla dettb In part S it hourj want to obscure the issues by pointing at personalities Before we are through we will make our position very clear There is no difference in altitude toward Conimunism among all of us Mitchells comment on McCar thy came when he was asked by newsmen whether the Democrats planned special efforts in Wiscon sin in view of McCarthys over whelming victory in the primary GOP Incumbent He replied there would be no special campaign against McCar thy any more than any otherlie publican incumbent Although Iowa is considered z doubtful and pivotal farm stale Mitchell said the Democrats plan nedno particular concentration of farm campaign efforts in this state Two More Deaths Polio Toll at 114 By UNITED PRESS The deaths of two small children a boy and a girl pushed losvas 1952 polio fatality toll Thursday to 114 Merlyn Posthuma LeMars died of polio Wednesday night in St Jo sephs Mercy Hospital Sioux City He was the 40th victim to die of the disease in Sioux City this year His death followed that of Caro lyn Bush 9 Murray who died of bulbar polioWednesday many of the details in Waters account but gave this dcscrij lion 1 The missile armed wit a powerful warhead is sent alol from a catapult aboard the car ricr 2 There are two guide planet one on the carrier and one in tli air Both are equipped with spe cial electronic equipment 3 The first guide pUrte send the missile roaring skyward A a predctermined altitude th airborne guide plane takes ovc Decide Surf Not Amusement Place Manager Acquitted A justice court jury has decided that the Surf ballroon is not strictly a place of amusement The Gmember jury a housewife and five retired men took an hour and 10 minutes Wednesday and three ballots to acquit Surf manager of charges he violated the Iowa civilliber ties code by refusing to admi Negroes Sam Koch a retired Mason Cit attorney who served as jury fore man said the jury found in effect that theSurf was not a place o amusement and therefore no subject to the slate civil liberties law A majority of the jurors appar cntly agreed with Koch M F Madigan 227 1st NW said yoi are amusing yourself when dancing at the contention of Edward R Boyle Clear Lake attorney for Anderson Mrs F C DeSart wife of the city auditor said she agreed with Koch Hadnt Discriminated Carl Holvik 415 Madison NW said however that he thought thi Surf was a place of amusement bu Anderson had not discriminatct against Negroes E J Dougher ty 232 2nd NW could not b reached for comment The othe juror Otto Gundlach 115 Hamp shire SE declined to discuss th Caudle Savs Clark Ordered Case Dropped After Hoey Took Over as Attorney WASHINGTON Wl T L a m a i Jaudle testified Thursday that Ton Hark ordered him to drop prose cution of an OPA case against a North Carolina Lumber dealer in 1944 after the lumber man re ained Clyde R Hoey as his attor ney At that time Caudle was the Dis rict U S Attorney in North Car olina Supreme Court Clark now a Justice of the Su preme Court was the chief of the Justice Departments Criminal Di vision Hoey now a senator was Norti arolina Democratic Nationa andhad just won he partys nomination to the Sen ate In the witness chair of a House Judiciary Committee investigating the Justice Department Caudle said his own viewwas that the acts of the case did not warran ts going to a grand Jury However attorneys for the then Dffice of Price Administration believed they had a strong case IB said Price Violation Caudle related that a price vio ation charge had been brought against T C Coxe of Wadesboro N C Caudles home town on or ders Clark He said he advised Coxes broth er that he had been ordered to present the case to a grand jury Coxe retained Hoey who tele phoned himand said he would eek a conference with Clark Tough ROK Troops Recapture Post on Finger Ridge SEOUL Korea UP BatUe oughcned South Korean troops ecapturcti the advance position on finger Ridge Thursday from Chi ieseReds whom they have bat ered for 12 days The South Koreans and the Chinese have fought tC noholds arred battle since the Reds seized he ridge and nearby Capitol Hill fter a tremendous artillery mor ar and infantry onslaught Sept 6 Capitol Hill was retaken by roopsof the proud Capitol Division ept 10 and held in the face of our savage assaults which coslthe Jommunisls nearly 3000 casual ies About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and cooler high about 70 Clearing and cooler Thursday night owa Mostly cloudy and cooler showers ending Friday generally fair Minnesota Fair and a little cooler Thursday night Friday general ly fair GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Thursday Maximum 74 Minimum 51 At 8 am 53 Precipitation 07 Attorney George Dunn said th case willnot1 ondwiththe justic court jurys decision Dunn rep resents UtiitedPacklnehoits Workers CIO in Mason City Th union both locally and on the stati level became involved in the cast when iwp of its Negro member wereturned awayfrom the Sur June 13 Dunn said he did not know what form new action would lake bul said the case definitely wont be dropped Anderson of course now is freed of this charge bul another brought by Charles Ben nett 23 645 Jackson SW still is pending in justice court The attorney said civil suits may e filed or a federal injunction ob tined ordering the Surf to open its loors to Negroes Anderson and Attorney Boyle old the court the Surf has no poli y as such not lo admit Negroes Anderson said it was up to the Surf management lo decide whether patrons fitted into the ocial group Finley attempted to prove the Surf was a public place of amuse ment and therefore subject to Hie stale civil liberties code He also iltemptcd to show that the Surf lad a policy in recent months not o admit Negroes Under cross examination by Assistant County Attorney Murray inley Anderson said the Surf Charges a federal amusement lax Boyle claimed that Iowa law did not specifically name ballrooms is places of amusement and said he stale supreme court still must decide this issue Liberties Definition Here is the way the Iowa code defines civil liberties All persons within Ibis state hall be entitled lo the full and qual enjoyment of the accommo lotions advantages facilities and irivileges of inns restaurants unch counters and pi other ilaccs where refreshments arc erved public conveyances barber hops bathhouses theaters and ill olher places of amusement The case the justice court de idcd involved the alleged refusal f Anderson to admit Isadore Pat crson Jr 27 Waterloo Negrothe ening of June 13 Testimony showed that Patter on another Negro Robert Jones 0 DCS Moines and 11 other niem the UPW vis led the Surf thai evening Afler purchasing tickets the Nc roes and other union men said hey were told by Doorman Herb 3hristensen that colored persons verc not allowed to enter the Surf Art Costcllo president of Ihe Mason City UPW local and other CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 and directs the missile to the are of its target 4 By the time the missile goe into its payoff dive the guid plane is miles away out of anli aircraft fire 5 All during its flight from th carrier deck to the target Hi missile records its progress vi telecast in a spccinllycquippe electronics room aboard the ship The Navy announcement sal the Boxer has been using jjn AD Skyraider Douglas attack plan as the guide craft in its first sue attacks Operational Team The first operational fiv officers and seven enlisted mei headed by Lt Coimlr Lawrcnc A Kurtz of Washington D guided Missile Unit No 00 Th unit trained nl the Naval Air De velopmenl Center Johnsvillc Pa The Navy would neither idcnlifj the targets nor assess Ihe dam age inflicted But both the Navy release and APPhotographer Wa ters story indicated one probabl reason why little wns given ou on actual results The release1 said the missile lire primarily for use agains heavilydefended UirgcLs Water wrote thai the one he watchei flew into a flaktrap for any hap less allied a plac for closereconnaissance Ride With Missile Waters was struck with the waj ilectronics experts aboard the carrier rode with the missile mile by mile through wondrous electronic instruments On the television screen he said he men crossed the Sea of Japai ind watched the jagged peaks o Korea loom larger Ifo said tcnsioi in the room mounted as the targe nearcd Then the enemy 2onccntration in a valley between wo shadowy hills And then The instruments suddenly wen blank The screaming dive hac ended squarely on target and th missile had crashedto oblivion Director Declares Enough Missiles Campaign TOKYO The man whod reeled the first use of guided mi siles in the Korean war saic Thursday Ihe Navy has immcdi alcly available enough missiles to mount a sustained largescale robo campaign in Korea LI Cornell Lawrence A Kurtz said missiles carrying atomic jombs conceivably could hit any arget in the world 12Man Team Kurtz commanded the 12man earn which catapulted a pilotless lane from the Carrier USS Boxer Sept then watched on televi sion as the plane launched the age of pushbutton warfare willr a strike against a Communist farget n North Korea Kurtz told a news conference contincnMoconliHcnl guided nissiles arc possible The Korean esl was the forerunner of what irobably will come Rather Obsolete The equipment used was rath cr we have better things nan this he added Answering barrage of ions the Navy officer declared it is possible that guided mis iles could change the nature of he air war in a hint that pilotless planes may be used lo do the work of todays fighter lombcrs and bombers Al Wlrcphoto MAKEUP ARTIST Margaret Truman is a better singer than she is makeup artist as this pic ture with Jimmy Durahte shows The two performers appear to gether Saturday night on a tele vision show AF of L convention Ike Sweeps Through State on Campaign Adlai Begins Tour Backs Up Jokes Conn ov Adlfli Stevenson kicked off lis campaign in the Eost here Thursday saying Ncwxyork City vhere his GOP opponent makes ils hcadquarlersXvoiild be known S the future Speaking to a midtown audi estimated by police at more ha n persons Stevenson took note for the first time of Republi can criticism for being a funny nan A lot of people say Im not scri ms enough he said If I was vedded to some of the folks they re I couldnt be humorous cither He iliil on his New YorkMunich crack but it was an blique reference to his frequent tatcments that the alignment be ween DwighCD Eisenhower nnd sen Robert RChio con tititlcd a surrender But in another shot at Eisen owcr and Tafl who met recently or breakfast in New York Steven on said Eisenhower surrendered bjcctly to the leader of the Old 3ttarcl Senator Taft he said of the Democratic caclership arc not sitting around t breakfast splitting up the parly lie matching principles against pennies Democrats of wee in ABOARD EISENHOWER SPECIAL D Eisenhower carried his campaign into the heart1 oftheCorn Belt Thursday accusing the Truman administration of ar rogance born of being too long in the seat of tho mighty We want to get rid of these people soon hesaid The Republican presidential nominee moved across Iowa Omaha where he will speak Thursdaynight about electrification cooperatives Resumes at Davenport Resuming his campaign at Davenport after a dayin New York to address the American Federation of Labor converi ion Eisenhower assertedthat the present government has ived too long on crises Eisenhower made brief talks at Davenport WiltonJune ion West Liberty and Iowa City ashis train moved across owa At Davenport he recalled his Texas birth and Kansas apbringing and spolte of a special he headed the Great Plains I feel am back witH the people I know t am back with the country 1 lie said he was going to taik about HBA cooperatives in h speech Thursday night al Omaha He snid he hadheardthai Wilton Junction had the biggest REA co operative in the country He he was glad because Im for them f It was raining when JSisenhowef reached Iowa City am BULLETINS CHARLES CITY Wl A new wage agreement effective at once was announced Thursday for Oliver Corporation employes averting a sfrikc which had been authorized by union vote PITTSBURGH Roving pickets shut down one mine of Pittsburgh Coal Company Thurs day and appeared at another In what may be a possible jumping of the gun on the strike deadline Friday night Construction Begins Soon on Artificial Fertilizer Factory Construction of Mason Citys nird large industrial plant in 1952 lie Swift and Company artificial factory is scheduled to cgin soon it was announced hursday by the Chamber of Com merce Detailed plans and spccifica ions have been submitted to con raclors including firms in Mason Jily DCS Moines and Sioux City vith a request that bids be filed i Chicago by Oct 1 Big Building The plans call for a modern ypc factory building 140 by 330 eel of long onestory construe on about 50 feel high with a caked roof It is lo have rein orccd concrete floors and founda ons and slruclural steel framing cementasbestos skiing and oof The faclory will have an unob truclcd interior except for mcz anine floor space which will ac omodalc small office and dress ing rooms The entrance side of the building will have a brick fat ing The faclory will be Jocalcd at the intersection of the Northwes tern and M tracks south St L of Mason railroad City on whul waspart of the Charles H Edcl farm The 15acre site is one mile south of 19th S E and a half mile cast of Highway 05 Plant Food Plant food such as Vigorp for home and garden use and Brimin Blcnn and lied Steer for agricul tural use arc lo be manufactured The products will be distributed throughout Iowa Minnesota and the Dakotas Construction already is ad vanced on the Allied Mills feed mixing plant west of Central Heights and the North Iowa Co operative Processing Companys soybean plant on Highway ICG west of Slate Brand Creameries inc it failed lo dampen the spirits of IhecrowdaltheTailroaiJ station Tribute to SU I Paying tribute lo ther University1 of Iowa here Eiserihower re marked that you people will de cide in a few peeks whether he returns to his job as president of Columbia University His talk was addressed to tha young people He discussed the stake they have in America and the responsibilities that go with their privileges In his talk at Davenport Eisen bower said that the present ad ministration had lived loo long OQ crises vi Weve had excuses and alibis all based on emergency Eisen hower said He said that during his travels across Ihe Midwest he met people everywhere who are worried He saul he wondered why with all tlie natural wealth in this countrythey should be confused Eisenhower said that after thinking about it he concluded something was wrong with Ihe nations leadership Korean War1 Mentioning the Korean conflict lie asked why the country seemed Lo be fumbling and stumbling in the search for peace are not accustomed to the kind leadershipthatleaves us bewildered We want of these people soon he said