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   Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1950, Emporia, Kansas                                WEATHER Fair Saturday THE EMPORIA GAZETTE gPWELVB PAGES EMPORIA KANSAS FRIDAY EVENING OCTOBER 13 1950 VOLUME LXI NUMBER 64 Trumans Plane Reaches Hickam Field Honolulu MacArthur Also Is On Way to Pacific Rendezvous Wake Island Is Guess Honolulu fP President Truman flew here today en route to R historymaking oneday conference Saturday with General MacArthur The presidential plane Indepen dence landed at Hickam field at a m from the FalrfieldSui sim air force base in California He takes off again before mid night or his rendezvous with the United Nations supreme comman der on the final phases of the Korean campaign and a new strategy to counter Communist threats In the far cast Briefing officers disclosed the president will fly back here Sat urday night and remain over In Honolulu until Monday morning The president was met by top ranking officials who will accom pany him to the meeting west of here apparently at Wake Island They Included Secretary of the Army Frank General Omar Bradley chairman of the joint chiefs of staff W Averell Harrl mnn special foreign affairs assis tant AmbassadorntLarge Philip C Jessup and Dean Rusk assis tant secretary of state for far eastern affairs As the president alighted from his plane Gov Ingram M Stain back came forward with n Ha waiian flower lei and tried to put it around the presidents neck With midwestern modesty Mr Truman refused The governor tried again and the president said Dont put it around my neck put it around my Photographers then asked the president to wear the lei for their picturetaking The president de clined When President Truman arrived at the residence of Adm Arthur W Radford Pacific fleet comman der where he will be staying dur ing his visit Mrs Radford met him at the door She placed a lei of red carna tions around the presidents neck and kissed him on the cheeks in the Hawaiian tradition President Truman took three steps and took off the let Photographers were not permit ted to take pictures of the lei pres entation Tokyo AP General MacAr thur is expected to leave early Saturday morning Tokyo time ior his weekend conference with President Truman in the Pacific reliable sources here said Friday There has been no official an nouncement of MacArthurs de parture time or the meeting place Indications here are that it would be at Wake Island The general will be accompanied by at least Jive top aides In MacArthurs plane The Constellation transport will be pi loted by Lt Col Anthony Story St Louis MacArthurs party Is expected to its rendezvous with Mr Truman late Saturday afternoon Presumably the discussions will be held Saturday night and Sunday morning and the conference will break up Sunday afternoon MacArthur has given no Indica tion of the men who wll accom pany him They arc expected to Include his political adviser Brig Gen Courtney Whitney his intel ligence officer Maj Gen Charles A Wllloughby and his chief of staff Maj Gen D O Hlckey Jaycees Want Tally On Youth Day Guests Although the date for the annual Rural Youth Day in Emporia still Is more than a week away Junior Chamber of Commerce officials sponsors of the event today urged nil teachers to send in a report as to how many will attend from their school The youth day scheduled for October 24 Is open to all pu pils of the Lyon county schools and those bordering this county Dick Hanna is chairman of the Jaycee Youth Activities committee In charge of making the arrange ments Entertainment offered this year will include a free movie at the Granada and Strand theaters a lunch at the auditorium a parade n program by the Lyon county chapter of UNESCO at the audi torium in the afternoon and a tour through the Lyon county his torical museum Dr O W Mosh er of the Emporia State col lege faculty will conduct the tour of the museum Because of the large number of pupils expected for Rural Youth day teachers In all the schools are urged to return their post card invitation replies by October 16 Monday at the latest In order that plans can be made as to how many guests to provide for during the day TRIMS COFFEE PRICE New York AP Albert Ehl ers large Independent coffee roasting firm Friday trimmed its wholesale prices of coffee one to two cents a pound cutting grade A coffee from 86 to 84 cents This Is the first reduction In roasted coffee prices for major brands since last spring gabardines sharkskin suits Í50 values Topcoats McNutt SEAMAN SUTTON of Emnoria a Democratic candidate or state representative Is greeted by Vice President Albcn Barkley at a Democratic rally in Oakland Calif Sulton Introduced himself io the Veep and told him that he was in politics too He was invited to lunch with Barkley A naval reservist Sutton left Emporia September 11 and ttis an electronics technician on the submarine Enlemcdor Before lie was called for military dufy Button operated a tree service here anil was employed at thu Emporia Times Mrs Sutton and two children Cynthia 22 months and Janet 2 months old are living at the home of Mrs Stiltons parents Mr and Mrs T M Ctcmmer 17 Congress Mrs Sutton is employed at the Hallmark Greeting Card assembly plant here AI Wircphoto Army Consultant Believes Rain Making Caused Spring Drouth in Southwest Schenectndy N Y AP Re valley last winter that the rain cent ralnninking work in New makers cut down on their cloud Mexico has had a marked effect seeding in order to prevent floods on weather across the country in As for the drought in the south the opinion of Dr Irving Lang west the scientist said It was muir more than counterbalanced by a Langmulr consultant for the summer of record rain ideal for armed forces project cirrus says crops a little silverIodide smoke was sent into the clouds weekly over He noted that the US weather a 10month period He believes it bureau had attributed these various set off a chain of events that in conditions to nature eluded a drought in the southwest Heres a muchcondensed ver last spring Blon Langmuirs explanation T Wind carried the silveriodide descr bed the projec snloke from New Mexico o the Thursday at the closing session of vaUey where the a meeting of the National Academy had ths and the sciences coolness necessary for the smoke He said there was a sort of chain to produce rainstorms These reaction to the cloudseeding in storms churned up winds and fur New Mexico so that nreas more ther rain resulted than a thousand miles away exHowever a drought hit the soulh perlenced a rainfall west in the spring because the Week after week heavy ralnmaking process caused heat rain would fall on a given locality that affected the winds Dry winds on the same day of the week from the northwest blew more Langmulr said the project steadily Into the southwest than catised so much rain in the Ohio they normally do Good Evening President Truman isnt supersti tious about Friday the 13th so why should Emporlas three football teams who play tonight worry TODAYS FORECAST Kansas Fair tonight and Saturday warmer extreme south portion low tonight 5058 high Saturday 99 cast to 84 west Forecast for Oct 1316 Kansas Temperatures will average 25 degrees above nor mal Saturday through Wednes day normal maximum 67 north cast to near 75 southwest mini mum 35 northwest to near 50 southeast little change in temp erature until general cooling Tuesday or Wednesday precipi tation will average near inch southeast Kansas wiih little or none in remainder ot state showers late Tuesday or Wednes day mainly over eastern section Official from n S Weather Station oclock today 6fl Minimum last degrees Maximum Thursday 91 degrees Minimum ago59 degrees Maximum year ago 75 degrees Sun rose B Eets p m Sees No Early Break In Pleasant Weather Topeka AP virtually no break in Kansas mlJd sunny weather is anticipated in the next several days forecaster A D Robb said Friday The immediate outlook Is for generally fair skies Friday night and Saturday and warmer in the extreme southeast asaturday Low readings Friday night are expected to range from 50 to 58 with Saturdays highs ranging from SO in the east to 9í in west the The extended forecast calls for continuing temperatures averaging two to five degrees above normal until a off expected Tues day or Wednesday Little or no precipitation is Indi cated during the period except for some showers averaging about a quarter of an Inch In the south east portion late Tuesday or Wed lesday There was no rain reported in Ihe state during the 24 hours end ing at 6 a m Friday Tempera ture extremes for that period were 80 at Goodland and 47 at Hill City Continue to Pound Red Supply Lines But No Evidence Of New Coastal Landings Seen ROK Troops Push North of Wonsan While Yanks Meet Tougher Resistance Tokyo ff Thirtyseven bombarding warships South Korean ground forces and Allied planes hacked away today at Red Korean supply lines from Soviet Siberia on the blazing new northeastern coastal fightingfront There still was no evidence of an Allied amphibious landing along the heavily bombarded coast But the South Korean infantry made it a threeplay attack with an unexpected thurst north from captured Wonsan port on the Sea of Japan Red Koreas Premier Kim H Sung was quoted by the Chinese Communist radio as acknowledg ing Wednesday Now our mother land is in a very dangerous posi It appeared to be his frank est admission that his Russian sponsored regime faces defeat Previously he was defiant The Red China broadcast was heard in San Expected to swing west across the peninsula toward the Red cap tal Pyongyang up the the ROKS coast Allied SHORT CIRCUIT ELECTRIC GUITAR PLAYER London AP Malcolm Mit chell stepped up to the mike at a west end cabaret Thursday night for a solo on his electric guitar As he touched the mike sparks flashed smoke curled into the air and Mitchell went rigid Fellow members of the Mit chell Trio pried him loose He was taken to a hospital with se vere burns on the face and hands Electricians blamed a short circuit Hershey Would Draft Nations 18yearolds Washington AP Selective Service Director Lewis B Her shey wants to put 18yearolds in uniform as a way to avoid draft ing veterans He estimates there are 10 mil lion i youths in the 1826 group who would be a very rich source of manpower for the armed services Youths of 18 are now required to register for the draft but can not be inducted until they are 19 the bottom age for Induction Hershey made his suggestion In n talk to a luncheon meeting of the American Veterans Committee Thursday and said it is a problem that congress eventually will have to race hit ALCOHOL TAX AGENTS ARUEST FOUR AT WFICHITA Wichita AP Four men were arrested by federal alcohol tax ag ents here Thursday and arraigned before n United States commis sioner on charges of wholesaling without payment of federal France Appeals For Arms Speed Prompt U S Aid Is Needed to Stop IndoChina Losses Washington AP France was reported Friday to have made an urgent appeal for a speed up of American arms deliveries to French troops battling the Com munists in IndoChina Diplomats said the request was made to Secretary of Defense George Marshall in a note from the French Defense Minister Jules Moch now In this country to seek U S aid for Frances rearma ment program The French these diplomats told reporters urged not only fast er movement of scheduled ship ments but also a change in future deliveries to Include more light bombers artillery small landing craft and military vehicles This development came as Moch and French FinanceMinister Mau rice Petschc met at the state de partment with Marshall Secretary of State Acheson and Secretary of Treasury Snyder The two French ministers were accompanied by n 15man French delegation Assisting Marshall Acheson and Snyder were 17 American officials including Mar shall plan administrator William Foster nnd David Bnice Ameri can ambassador to France who Is now home on leave The French diplomats said plan to submit a request for about S770 million to enable France to double defense outlays in 1351 The plea for faster shipments of arms to IndoChina reportedly Is based on the hope of bolstering the firepower of the French troops there before Communist armies are able to launch an ex pected new drive in two or three weeks The French defense chief was expected to assure Acheson and Snyder that French forces aided by loyal nativo units will be able NEW ADMINISTRATOR FOR HOSPITAL AT OTTAWA Ottawa AP Ran som Memorial ccunty hospital here Saturday announced appointment of Richard E Koss 31 of San Francisco as new administrator of the hospital effective Nov 1 He will succeed Ralph R Ho bart who resigned recently to be come administrator of Coffeyville Memorial hospital Koss was born at Rochester served five years In military service and came out a captain in the medical corps and recently has been with the Southern Pacific hospital at San Francisco the di initial Gifts Group Is Nearing Goal in Chest Fund Drive With the first report from Residential and Commercial vision still to be made it begins to appear as if the Initial Gifts division will reach its poal of 000 subcribcd to the total of that is needed by the Com munity Chest this year Donations reported by the divi sion which started its campaign last week totaled more than 000 today according to General Chairman H R Dick Kelfer who said that R T Herefords team was widening its gap Russell Seacats workers and now leads by about Keifer also an nounced that Bill Grimwood would head the Institutional division workers replacing Dick Hanna Contributions of and over announced today are from Dr P W Morgan Bruckners and Fran Miller nnd of and over from RobertsBlue a7id Citizens Na tional bank The first report from the Residential and Commercial workers is expected today and the the Community the year should drive to reach Chest goal for receive added impetus toward Pyongyang moved steadily ahead but fighting was tough Dulles Warns UN Must Be Stronger Stands to Lose Peaco Initiative if Weak U S Delegate Says Lake Success AP T7 S Del egate John Poster Dulles warned Friday that the United Nations must strengthen Itself or see the initiative for peace fall from its hands Replying Soviet Foreign Minis ter Andrei Y Vishinsky accused the United States of pushing n poli cy of toughness toward Russia which he said is falling The two men wound up general debate in the U N assemblys po litical committee on a sevenpow er plan for an antiveto system of collective security Dulles called for adoption of the plan Vishin sky declared the Americanbacked resolution is based on false prem ises and its motives are He said Russia is willing to go halfway in negotiations but will not accept dictation Elsewhere in the U the Unit ed States agreed that Gen Doug las MacArthurs unified command should govern North Korea until the new U N Korean commission and the Koreans themselves can settle the future of that battered area The Americans are opposed to general allKorean elections as advocated by Australia inform ants said The United States posi tion is that general elections un der U N supervision are neces sary in the north but not south of the 38th parallel where Pres Syngman Rhees government is in control The U N commission on Korea has cabled a recommenda tion to MncArthur that has the effect of limiting the authority of Rhees government to South Korea LIFE SENTENCES IMPOSED ON SOLDIER RAPISTS Tokyo AP Brig Gen Bryan L Milburn Friday approved life sentences imposed on two Ameri can soldiers convicted of raping a 10yearold Japanese girl The ROKS were 120odd mile from the 130mUelong northeastern coastal strip where the United Nations bombardment fleet led by the battleship Missouri poured fire and steel ashore Thursday and Friday in continuing big gun and carrier plane assaults The ROK powerful ly supported by fighter planes and the U S cruiser Rochester a de tached unit of the roving heavy bombardment fleet On Koreas ground lighting front AP Correspondent William Jorden reported the South Koreans pushed three miles north of Wonsan Friday against light resistance Fighter planes and artillery smashed Red pockets ahead of the ROKS Jorden said Intelligence officers Dredicted stubborn resistance south of the next objective they listed the big chemical center o f Hamhung and Hungnam 50 miles north of Wonsan Hungnam Ss one of the worlds largest producers of ammonium sulphate Plants at nearby Hamhung once turned out nitric acid for Japanese war ma chine In their advance through the hills northwest of Wonsan the South Koreans captured three Russianmade 40 mm antiaircraft guns and large quantities small arms and ammunition Diehard Reds dug in on small islands in the mouth of Wonsan bay battered by planes support ing the northward push The planes started fires on two of the largest islands TaeDo and SinDo Elsewhere fighters and bombers of the U S 5th air force shot up Red rail lines buildings and ve hicles Air force headquarters re ported 259 sorties were flown 189 in close support of ground troops A United Nations naval summary of Thursdays bombardment far up North Koreas coast reported that three basic facilities of the Reds were wiped out These were in stallations at Chongjin iron and steel center 130 miles southwest of Soviet Vladivostok and 43 miles southeast of Red Chinas Manchur ia border Forward elements of a 1st cav alry column reached the town of Kumchon Friday a division wholesale dealers tax Arraigned on the charges were Dale Wlnningham Leonard Siegel Chester W Chambers and Johnnie Hasselwander all operators of liquor stores Dan D Cain Topeka federal al cohol tax investigator in charge for Kansas said 15 officers of the ATU aided by state and city of ficers cleaned out the stocks of the four liquor stores Bond for each was set at START IS MADE ON RESURFACING PROGRAM The Blacktop Surfacing company has started excavation on South Arundel for part of a 13bloclc re surfacing program The street will be curbed guttered and given a crushed rock base and asphalt sur face NEW LAWRENCE CORPORATION Topeka AP Kansas Construc tion Lawrence has complet ed incorporation procedure in the office of the secretary of state J L Constant Is resident agent of the firm which has an author ized capitalization of Emporicm Is Wounded Pfc Ray E Shirley son of Mr and Mrs E V Shirley 1019 West Seventh was wounded in action In Korea on September 26 according to a telegram received by his par ents from the Army Shirley was wounded the date of his 21st birth day anniversary He enlisted in the Army in July 1949 and was flown to Korea coast on July 25 from the west GETS HIS RENT CUT Rochester Eng AP British army Cpl James Wood got his tent cut Thursday because his landladys husband slept in the bathroom Wood told rent control officials he paid 30 shillings weekly for two rooms with bath But he and his family got little use of the bath The landladys hunband sleeps in it for 13 hours every night from in the evening till inthe Wood complained The board ordered his rent re duced to 12 shillings six pence Training Camps Are Turning Out U S Marines as Rugged as Ever Camp Lejeune N C AP captain calls out cheerily Youd You know its only practice You have stopped that baby dead in know the shell bursts arent real its tracks Howd you like a corn that there arent going to be any mission casualty lists And to check the Communists without vonr troop reinforcements from any other western country if arms shipments are speeded up The United States has been send ing arms to IndoChina from its foreign aid defense funds Several ships already have unloaded mili tary equipment nnd a French air craft carrier ferrying American Hellcat and Helldlvcr bombers is now enroiite to IndoChina TOPEKA FIRM TO INSTALL riTTSBURG FIRE ESCAPE Topeka AP The Capital Iron Works Topekn submitted a low bid of Thursday on installa tion of fire escapes at the gym nasium of Kansas State Teachers college Pitlsburg Hes kidding naturally but your your laugh comes slowly You have a ri n ijujwiv x OU n H otion for the first time of combat on the fields and beaches of Camp Lejeune A Mg tank lumbers out of the it be in Ko rca Suppose the tank hadnt been firing blanks Suppose you missed with the bazooka had underbrush its your bazooka machine foxhole try to hold guns swamps and sand Carolina dunes the UmP C by way of saying marine how a man is trained the eyes flnt nt Lejeunc though the sun Continued on Pagoihrnj Ed Arn Will Visit In Emporia Tuesday Next Tuesda3s Lyon schedule for Edward Ani Re publican candidate for governor was announced today by James W Putnam C O P county chair man Driving out ot Topeka Tues day morning Candidate Arn will arrive at Reading about8 oclock There he will be squired about town by Lee Cowcien and Mrs D A Thomas the precinct committee members Coming to Emporia Mr Arn Is scheduled to speak before nssem alies at the College of Emporia at oclock nnd at Emporia State college at oclock Between 11 oclock and noon and after lunch Candidate Am will make the rounds In the business district At noon Mr Arn will be the honor guest nt a luncheon nt the Broadview hotel with party workers and candidates as the hosts Mr Arn will leave Emporia for El Dorado about 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon New Law Detains Scores of Aliens At Ellis Island Admission to Delayed Pending Clarification of Recent Security Act Washington fP Further masa detention of aliens seeking to enter the United States appeared likely today as government officials sought to write a set of rules defining who may enter un der the new antisubversives law State and Justice department of ficials qlarifylng regulations are being Drafted but they de clined to predict when they may be ready At issue is just who fits the laws ban against members or parties and their affiliates Scores of aliens who have arrived since the laws enactment almost three weeks ago have been detained at Ellis Island by immi gration officials Victor de Sabata conductor of Italys famed La Scala orchestra of Milan was denied entrance to the countryThursday after his arrival on the Queen Mary He was one of 35 nllen passengers taken off the liner and sent to Ellis Island To head off the arrival of oth Soviet Will Not Quit Opposition To Trygve Lie To Resume Fight In General Assembly Vishinsky Warns Gives No Explanation Lake Success Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y Vishinsky made it clear to day he would continue Rus sias fight against Trygve Lie when the question of ex tending the U S secretary generals term is raised in the general assembly He refused to explain to report ers why Russia cast her 46th veto in the security council Thursday to block Lies reelection to a new fiveyear term but said that when the time comes to make morede tailed objections he will have some tiling to say Obviously this was a reference to the expected move by the Unit ed States and its friends Lies present term extended the vetofree assembly possibly for a period of as long as three years UN legal observers haveex pressed the opinion such an ex tension of Lies present term is legal Unless It is extended Lies term expires Feb 2 Vishinsky was asked whether Lies attitude on Korea was at the base of the Soviet objections The Soviet foreign minister smiled and said I cannot be more precise at this He declined to com ment on other possible candidates including Sir Rarhaswaml ar of India and Gunnar Myrdal oí Sweden Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Jacob A Malik cast Russias veto against Lie a Norwegian Bumper Soybean Crop Is Being Harvested Harvestlng of a bountiful soy Is in full swing Receipts of bushels Thursday at the Kansas Soya Products elevator at Emporia were the highest for a single day so far this year and the peak may not have been reached The out look is the crop will set alltime record yields Farmers report most fields are making betwetn 20 and 30 hushels an ocre The beans have ripened evenly nnd the cur rent weather Is ideal ior harvest Ing Bean deliveries are béingr made over a wide territory extending from Chase county to several coun ties east and south of Lyon Truck ers in the grain hauling business are doing well Many trucks ara rolling along Highway SOS and39 Another week of ripening weath er will permit combining of soy beans planted after the 1950 wheat harvest might face detention diplomatic and consul ers who American ar officials aboard were ordered Thursday to suspend temporarily passport visas granted foreign na tionals planning to visit or Immi grate to this country Displaced persons and official government representatives were excepted Estimate Population Is Now Washington AP The census bureau estimated Friday the U S population totalled on Sept 1 Including persona serving in the armed forces over seas The bureau placed the civilian population at and tha number serving in the armed forc es within the continental U spokesman announced The column came in from the east after striking 20 miles north ward from the border city of Kae song On the west flank another cav alry outfit reported by radio H had secured the high ground and the Yesong river bridge near Hanpo eight road miles above Kumchon Tills bridge is on the main es cape route for any Reds trying to flee north Newsprint Goes Up Montreal AP The Powell River Paper Co of Vancouver has increased newsprint prices a ton und a wave of similar boosts may spread among all Canadian producers Most other newsprint makers however fire sitting tight at the moment offering no comment for publication on the action of the Vancouver company TODAY IS SECOND FRIDAY THE 13TII OF CURRENT YEAtl Chicago AP Today is Fri day the 13lh the second Friday the 13th of 1950 The first so called superstitious day of 1950 was last Jan 13 Like 3950 in two of the 12 months of 1951 the 13th falls on a Friday The first is Apr 13 and the second on July 13 FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH resulted In a peñera defiance of superstitions around The Gazette today most of tho help probably figuring that their luck wouldnt be any worse than usual Here employes iscnerc the specter of bad luck by standing under a ladder Ilirhtiiiir three chtarcts off one match nnd bclnff friendly with a black cat Left to rljfht is Glenn Johnson pressman Bob Riddle makeup man and Curt Gibson pressmats The cat was borrowed ior the occasion Gazette photo and   

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