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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1952, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for th Horn Associated Presa Unlled Pnit Full CITY ULOBE NKWSPArlR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N K I G H 0 R S ETTE HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 20 1152 One Mans Opinion A Radio By W EARL HALL Managing Editor These Things I Do Believe QF all the gloomy views I ever expressed the worst and most melancholy is this one Man is a fighting animal The corollary to that dismal point of view is that wars are There always have been wars there always will be wars How many times have you heard that one And how many times have you heard the Biblical passage about wars and rumors of wars cited as complete andfinal author ity for the fatalistic prospect Nearly All Soft C Fanatical Commies Take One Peak in Korean War Battle ul Two Strik Its about this general subject that I want to visit with you today And Ill begin by saying that set man down as a fighting ani mal is to tell a monstrous lie It just isnt so The truth is that man is a peaceloving creature of God And the logical corollary to that premise is that wars arenot in evitable Putting the Bible on the side of foreordination and inevitabil ity is a reminder that Satan him self could fay straining sufficiently for it find justification in the Scriptures for most of his activi ties Those who lean on the wars and rumors of wars passage con veniently bypass scores of Scrip tural passages presaging peace All Faiths Teach Peace At its heart the and the Faiths based upon it is a promoter of peace not warAnd in fairness it must be acknowledged that this is true of all great religions which have served as a guide for mans behavior down through the cen turies Wars have come when the selfishness of men usually a limited few prevailed against the teachings of Christi anity and other great faiths In my wanderings r about the earth I havejSyet one hu woman boy or wanted to go out upon the fieldof battle andkill a fellow human being And until just one such asylum for going Koiea thousand fanatic Chinese Reds ussianmatifi TfnfncTia ii by Kussianmade rocket guns Triangle Hill and Sniper Ridge in a winor die assault Mon day and captured one peak of each The South Korean defenders of Sniper Ridge bounced back however and recapture Pinpoint Peak in 10 hours o bitter and bloody fighting But th Chinese at last reports still he Pikes peak on Americandefende Triangle Hill Stop Drive Americans the US 7th Div sion finally stopped th e Chines drive up rambling Triangle 30 yards from its main crest The Americans on Triangle an the Chinese on Pikes Peak trade to go on doubting that musty old cliche Man is a fighting animal are inevitable Its true that there have always been wars and rumors of wars Butthis fact in no way stems from an instinct in the human animal to do battle Rather it bottoms on the failure up to this time to make mankinds passion for peace all but universal prevail over the sel fishness of a limited few in a po sition to precipitate a war A FormulaIs Known A formula for curbing those troublemakers has been found and applied at the local level Through out most of the world but in America particularly a system of law and order has been brought into being Its only at the inter national level that anarchy seems to perpetuate itself This formula for promoting peace and tranquility among men and women at the local level involves three vastly important but easyto understand requisites 1 An intelligently drawn code of laws 2 A court system for interpret ing and applying that code 3 An agency for enforcing the decisions of the courts Let nobody assume that this is a formula hastily arrived at It was hammered out tediously and pain fully on the anvil of time It had application first in the family per haps the Stone Age family Then it was extended to the tribe or clan then to the state and nation Always the boundary lines have been pushing out The American Illustration Its all been a part of mans in itinctive yearning for the content ment and wellbeing which comes through an assurance of security for his person and his property By placing his trust in a fair and en forceable system of law and or der he has moved ever nearer to his goals and objectives Almost within the memory of persons now living there has been in our own country a graphic il lustration of this collective se curity idea In the beginnings of our pioneer midwestern civiliza tion strong men had to rely on their firearms to protect them sporadic rifle fire during the day but neither side made any attemp to attack Seventh Division soldiers discov ered an old gold mine tunnel bur rowing 1000 yards beneath Tr angle They closed the exit afte 12 Chinese hiding inside refused t surrender The Chinese assault marked th enemys sfrongest effort yet to re capture the two dominant hil masses on the Central Front los to a United offens ive last week Record Assault At the heightof the Chinese at tack on Sniper Ridge the Red hurled a near record 44059 mortar artillery and rocket shells on the South Koreans The barrage equalled the enemj bombardment of the war for single day Most of the rockets came from multiplefiring Katushas similar to those used by the Russians in World War H against the Germans At Triangle Hill the Reds plant ed heavy barrages on Triangle Peak and Jane Rusell Peak abou1 pm Sunday and also shellet Allied main line positions Then Communist infantry swept over Pikes Peak surrounding an American unit The US riflemen battling desperately in handto hand duels cut their way through the encircling Reds and joined other Americans on Triangles main peak Farmer Loses Thumb Picker Accident in SWEA first cornpick er accident in this area occurred when Howard Preston young Swea Township farmer lost a Lhumband suffered a badly mang led hand on his farm four miles southwest of Swea City He was taken to the Holy Family Hospital at Estherville Young Farmer Loses Hand in Cornpicker BUFFALO CENTER Robert Berkow 19 son of Mr and Mrs Roy Berkow suffered the loss of a hand in a corn picker accident He had just started to pick corn when the accident occurred 900 Acres of Brush Land in Iowa Is Burned Fires in Bremer Johnson Counties By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An estimated 900 acres of Iowas parched brush and timbcrland were burned out in two separate fires in Bremer and Johnson coun ties Sunday SixWeek Drought The states sixweek drought made the countryside tinderdry or flames to consume about 600 acres in southern Bremer County and another 300 acres near the Coralville dam north of Iowa City The greatest damage was done o slough grass and timber in a twomile area on the east bank of the Wapispintton River north east of Waterloo About 200 fire fighters including seven fire companies from com munitiesin thesurrounding area plowed furrowsarid threw up ditches Mn an effort to check the flames being fanned by a 22mile anhour wind Trees Still Burn Although the fire appeared un der control Sunday night fires still were burning in tree tops and slumps in timberlands Bridges Some 500 farmers and volunteer Bremen fought the Maze near Iowa Firemen Answer Five Grass Fires Over WeekEnd JETS is fly ing debris when two F16 Sabre jets collided while giving dem onstration of precision flying be fore 7000 spectators at Westfield Mass Based at Westover Field planes had thrilled the crowd onhand an airport dedica tion Both pllofs were killed Grass and leaf fires helped to eep Mason City firemen busy over he weekend as calls keep aver ging better than twoaday this nonth Of the nine calls reported be ween noon Saturday and noon londay firemen say five were of he front lawn Thus ar in October the fire department as answered 46 calls a majority f them being pesky grass fires On Saturday firemen made runs residences at 214 Connecticut E 604 Pennsylvania N E 097 2th S E and 2417 S Federal to xtinguish burning piles of grass aves and rubbish Sunday afternoon z truck was ent toa similar fire at 643 1st E and at noon Monday to 853 h S E In each case there was little or o damage Says Reds Should Have to Register WASHINGTON government panel Monday called the Ameri can Communist parly a puppet of the Soviet Union and recom mended that it be required to reg ister with the US government and bare its membership rosier and its finances The recommendation came in a report by a twomember panel of theSubversive Activities Control Board which had listened to more than 14 months of testi mony S Nurtured by the Soviet Union the panel report said the party strives incessantly to make the United States a Soviet America The panel recommended that the partybe required to register with the attorney general as Moscow dominated list its officers and give a financial accounting 1304000 Men Idle in Protest Actioh Follows Slash in Raise PITTSBURGH of the countrys 375000 soft coal miners refused to work Monday as a pro test against the governmentor dered cut in the daily wage boost they recently won from the industry A survey showed lit least 304000 idle in 12 major coal producing states West Virginia led with 115000 diggers refusing to work That figure represents the states entire union membership In Washington President John LLewis of the United Mine Work ers declined 16 comment on the spreading strike Whistles Ignored Gometowork ig nored by 67500 miners in Western and CentralPennsylvania These diggers joined the 100000 miners who refused to work last week across the nation while the Wage Stabilization was debating approval of the pay hike for min ers formerly earning a basic mini mum daily wage of After the WSB approved oi Lhe pay increase bringing the new basic daily to more miners joined their idle fellow workers Coal Stocks High The walkoutcameat a time when coal slocks are at a near record high The estimated 85 million tons of stored coal is the biggest stock pile in history except for 1942 when the supply of coalabove1 ground was around 100 million tonsAmple supplies meanthat industry and Householders wont feel a coal shortage for two months or more Most miners said they consid ered the WSB action as nullifying their contract Members ofthe United Mine Workers traditional ly vyont work without a contract First positive signs of the walk out appeared in West Virginia when 17000 miners failed to report for work on midnight shifts at the Ike Declares Demos Spread Poison Lies in Campaign SEIZED NARCOTICSU S Custom and agents look over of the big cache of opium which was Sunday on a British oil tanker Shown J Kiley Jr customs agent Inspector Michael H Handler clMichaeU Bradley Talks in New England ABOARD THE EISENHOWER SPECIAL TRAVELING THROUGH CONNECTICUT UK Dwight D Eisenhower accused his Democratic opponents Monday of spreading poison and fantastic lies in an effort to defeat him ia the November election Eisenhower turned bitter criti cism against the Democrats uii Bridgeport Conn where hesaid there had been charges his elec tion would meananotherdepres sion that he could cut taxes for management but not for the work ers and abolishunions V lip termed these charges and said f rhe opposition has resorted to tbov most fantastic lies and distort H Earlier at Stamford he had promised that everystnglebit of strength lnthe nationl would mustered against another depres sion And shallnever allowj such thing to come A sound and prosperous Ameri ca is necessary if thcrev is to peace inthe worldiEisenhower sorted f i Vf in his Bridgeport talk Eisen the levelled against hint raisedthequeslibn V Just how silly andcrazy caa yougeUhth5s world A Produces StBrftr Peru Wants Commission to Settle Truce Blocking Issue Hinieh Set to Plead on Oct 31 Mike Hinieh will appear Oct 31 at 10 am in District Court here to plead to a charge of murder Judge Tom Boynton ruled Monday Hinieh waived formal arraignment when brought before the judge Monday afternoon but asked time to study the indictment He isaccused of shooting his wife to death on the evening of July 12 in a Mason City tavern P Grant Town No 3 Mine of Eastern Gas and Fuel Association and the Owings and Riversvillc Mines of Consolidation Coal Company of West Virginia All arc in the North SENTENCED selves and families against their enemies The law was pretty much Ihelaw of survival Then came a body of regularly adopted laws backed up by courts and by duly appointedenforcing authorities Almost overnight the rtaracter of frontier life was Our forebears had taken CONTINUED ON PACE 2 UNITED NATIONS N Y Peru called on the United Nations General Assembly Monday to con sider creation of a commission aimed at breaking the prisonerof war deadlock in the Korean truce talks The proposed commission would supervise the screening and return to their homes of ail prisoners It was an obvious attempt to sur mount refusal of the Communists to accept the results of screening which has shown thousands of Reds unwillingto go home Df Victor A Beiaunde told the 60nation Assembly the UN has the prisoners who dont want o return under its protection and under its guarantee However United States members werent very hopeful of finding a solution to the Korean War after RussiasAndrei Vishinsky deliv ered a violent attack on America Saturday DES MOINES MT Harry Bul lock Jr 21 and Merle Glenn Johnsen 17 have been sentenced to five years each on two car theft charges by Federal Judge William F Riley ANDREI VISHINSKY Attack rAll The Weaiher City Continued fair and coid Monday night Low Mon day night 10 to 15 High Tuesday about 48 Iowa Fair Monday night and Tuesday Somewhat colder Mon day night Warmer Tuesday Minnesota Mostly fair and not so cold Monday nighl Tuesday partly cloudy and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 53 Minimum is At 8 am 25 YEAR AGO Maximum 43 Minimum ern area In Fayettc and Greene Counties of the Western Pennsyl vania soft coal said 19000 of 22000 coal diggers voted not to work until the full a day increase is granted Against Working A spokesman for UMW District 4 which covers Fayettc and Greene Counties said workers at mines operated by U S Steel Corp Re public Steel Corp Weirton Steel Company Crucible Steel Company Youngstown Sheet and Tube Com pany voted against working George Gober president of the Nemacolin local which covers men employed at Youngstown Sheet and operation in Greene County said The men simply fell that the Wage Stabilization Boards action leaves them without a contract Lewis signed a contract with soft coal operators last month It called for a a day wage boost and an increase in royalty payments for the UMW weUare fund from 30 to 40 cents on each ton of coai rained The WSB okayed this boost Raisa The WSB ruled Saturday that the miners were entitled to only a a day raise That would bring Zion Leaders Take Sides NEW YORK Tru mans criticism ot Gen Dwight D Eisenhower on immigration pol cies was whipping up a swellin controversy Monday over racfa and religious issues Some Republican party leaders a leading Jewishrabbi and finar eier Bernard Baruch lined up o Eisenhowers yside while a Demo cratic congressman and at leas one other Jewish leader spoke ou for Truman The fonlrovujsy sprang up aftc Tru man statement Friday lha is willing to nccep the verypractices that identify th socalled master race Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver o Cleveland visited Eisenhower her Saturday and then told newsmen he by Trumans state basic minimum daily wages to One of the first mine locals in the nations 20odd coalmining states to vote against working was the big Robena Mine Local Western Pennsylvania in Beardsley Ignores Mores Tax Blast DES MOINES William S Beardsley when asked jMonday for comment on a speech against him by State Democratic Chair man Jake More replied My policy is to ignore such at tacks That fellow has been seed ing the state with rumors about me for two or three years In an address to a Democratic fundraising dinner Saturday night More said he believed the governor ought to give the people of Iowa a full statement about his income tax troubles mcnt Sunday Rep Emanuel Celle a Zionist leader and Irv ing Abramson Executive Commit tec member oLthe American Jew isli Congress both criticized Sil ver and praised Truman At the same time statesman and adviser to Presi he certainly did no agree with Trumans remarks Here are some excerpts fron the various statements expressed my feeling of shock to Eisenhower that an ir responsible statement of tha character could be made Celler in a statement issued in New action is in bad taste and an affront to Zion ists likemyself It all proves that when a rabbi steps off his pulpil ami turns politician he becomes a bad rabbi and a worse politician Charles City Cops Seek Stolen Nut Vending Machine CHARLES CITY UP This citys police department put its reputation on the line MTnday as it launched a search for a missing nut vending machine The machine was stolen Satur the police station PORTER IN ROME ROME course in the Amer ican technique of journalism is go ing to be taught at the University of Rome The course will be headed by Prof William E Porter ot the University of Iowa Big Campaign Splurge WASHINGTON WThc costliest of all political Ccamoaians is winding up with thebiggest splurgeinhistory Ih1 NationalCommittee wilt takeover all ladio and IV networks from 10 pm Thenlhe Republicans move in for their KM onnKntitft v J i 1 Adlai Supporters Say Ike More Vulnerable on Hiss I1L prominent supporters of A i n ft i yiuimncim ouyijuiltjrs OI Gov Adiai E Stevenaon deplore as unfair and unwarranted the uae of the case in the presidential camnmVn presidential campaign and contended Gen Dwight D Eisenhower isVriiore vuli lerable on this issue Answering attacks on Stev enson he Democratic candidate for what hns been called his asso ciation with the convicted former Stale Department employe these iupportcrs say Eisenhower had given a far greater and more per sonalendorsement of Hiss than lad Stevenson In a statement they said Criticism in neither case is fair T warranted But if there is to be riticism Gen Eisenhower is more vulnerable than Gov Stevenson The Stevenson supporters noted that Eisenhower had become member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for In ternational Peace in 1948 while Hiss was president of the organ ization Hiss was convicted of lying to a jury in denying that he ever passed Slate Department secrets to a Communist courier Stevenson made a deposition in Hiss first trial saying that so Jar as he had CLOSE TO t photo by Musser certainly do thinkHhe Public iixT wealth Nursing Association deserves a half days nav says Frank accountant Thispart of the Commu nity Ghest is close to our family because my daughters 4 registered nurse and I know it is a blessing to the commu nity The slogan f or the Community Chest campaignnow under way is Noone gives Jes3 than half ta days 1 i fr1 f   

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