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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 1, 1950, Austin, Minnesota The weather Cloudy with occasional Light Snow beginning in West portion this evening Ond spreading Over state tonight. Saturday Snow. Somewhat warmer tonight. Low tonight 12-20. High saturday 22-28.Austin daily Herald vol. Pc single copy 5c Austin. Minn., Friday december i. 1950 a leased wire service a 129 army inducts 20 draftees from county Twenty men the largest group of draftees from the Austin area since the outbreak of the korean War were sworn into the army tuesday in Minneapolis it was announced today by the Mower county selective service Board. Another group of 13 men leave Austin dec. 5 for induction. To Date no other draft orders for december have been received by the local Board. Names of men inducted tues la Verne Paulson. Irving g. Gendler Patrick e. Nolan and Bernard g. Perkins of Austin John p. Snyder Donald t. Davis and Robert d. Johnson grand Meadow Reuben r. Hass and Eugene c. Stewart Racine Ger ome Heimer and John r. Peters. Leroy Ward c. Bergene and Marlin c. Fink Adams Victor Slowinski Waltham Lorence l. Schroeder Stewartville s. Lee Sargeant and Daniel a. Emanuel St. Ansgar Iowa. Hormel net is $4.39 per share tonnage of sales of new High but profit margin Low net earnings of the Geo. A. Hormel and co., during the past fiscal year amounted to $2,329,-890, or $4.39 per share of common Stock it was announced by h. H. Corey president in the annual financial report mailed to stockholders Here today. The $4.39 per share compared with $3.23 last year and $7.22 the year before. Or. Corey pointed out that the $2,329,890 earned during the fiscal year ending oct. 28, 1950. Was after making allowance for the increased income taxes voted by Congress at the last session. Year is reviewed his report reviewed the years program in expansion of facilities the payment made to employees in joint earnings and to the employ yes profit sharing Trust and the volume of business transacted. Enlarged facilities enabled the company to set an All time record in sales tonnage which amounted to 796.665,827 pounds. A while the value of product was lower this year the amount of the net Dollar sales increased to $249,787,391 which was 3.2% More than last year. This was exceeded Only in 1948 when the Price of the product was much higher. Margin is Small a it is interesting to note that the net earnings were slightly less than one cent on each Dollar of sales. During a great portion of the company a growth it was possible to build maintain and expand our Plant from the profits of the business. In recent years because of lessened profits increased taxes and a general increase in the Cost of doing business it has not been possible to do so. Renewal maintenance and enlargement of Plant necessarily involves spending sums vastly greater than the company s retained earnings and it became necessary in 1949 for the company to arrange a Long term loan. Your management did not at Issue in today a White know How unsettled conditions House conference May be such might affect the availability and momentous possibilities As i Cost of borrowed Money and use of the atomic bomb against therefore in 1950, Felt it Best to increase this Long term loan with some of our Banks for the purpose of providing additional working capital. Our balance Sheet reflects an additional term loan of $4,400,000 borrowed but during the year we paid off Hormel report continued on Page two big 3 May hold Parley on crisis Attlee shapes up final plans for flight1 to u. S. London a it a a big three Parley of Heads of state on the Day follow Paul r. Ebert a j worsening Asiatic crisis became Nold c. Bustad Myron r. Byers Truman asks $17 billion for a bomb other arms a possibility today. Prime minister Attlee made last minute preparations to Fly to Washington sunday to see president Truman. In Paris a foreign office spokesman said French Premier Rene pleven May join the talks. The Paris spokesman said he i understood the French Premier Mac hints atom bomb not needed Tokyo Pic Gen. Macarthur top intelligence officer said today the United nations situation in Korea is not desperate and implied the atomic bomb not needed to Stem the chinese red tide. He reported the Allied line in the critical Northwest is being Var i might hurry to Washington if the stabilized. The u. S. Eighth Taft backs War Effort full scale gop support sighted by Jack Bell Washington Ltd a full scale Republican support of the korean War Effort was promised by sen. Taft today As president Truman called Congress leaders into grim conference on the military crisis. The president summoned the nations military and diplomatic chieftains to sit in with the lawmakers for a review of what or. Truman has described As a fight for a your own National Security and further pointing up the urgency of the world situation and the impending threat of a new full scale world War was an Early personal meeting Between or. Truman and prime minister Attlee of great Britain. The Washington talks which probably will Start this weekend were suggested by Attlee. The White House said they will cover Korea and other problems. 2 families escape Blaze St. Michael Minn. Pm fire Early today drove two St. Michael families Clad Only in night clothing into near Zero temperatures and destroyed Stock and fixtures of a grocery store and meat locker Plant. The Blaze struck the red and White grocery store Here about 5 30 a. In. It was brought under control an hour later by firemen from Hanover and Albertville. Heavy smoke pouring into apartments Over the grocery store awakened mrs. Clarence Dick who aroused other occupants in living quarters. One of the apartments was occupied by or. And mrs. Dick and their two children and the other by or. And mrs. Grover Bosworth and Bosworth smother. The Dicks and Bosworth placed towels Over their faces As they made their Way downstairs through dense smoke. The lower two Steps of the stairs had been burned off. John Hilliger owner of the grocery and locker Plant estimated damage at $12,000. The Interior of the first floor of the two Story building was burned out. Porter confesses slaying waitress Cleveland a a a 19-year-old Porter thursday night confessed the rape murder of mrs. Pansy Whitley a waitress found dying Early thursday in a greyhound bus lines dressing room police reported. Police capt. David Kerr says the confession was obtained after police found the dressing room key in the pocket of Lon Stevenson a husky youth who was born at Kingsville Tex. Stevenson came Here Friday from Chicago and got a Job at the american bus lines terminal where he was arrested when he was found sleeping in the menus room. Chinese communist troops 2 permission for Gen. Douglas Macarthur to Send bombers blasting North of the manchurian Border and 3 How fast to step up manpower and Industrial mobilization at Home. The president already had made Clear one vital Point come what May u. S. Forces won t voluntarily be withdrawn from Korea. As word came from top officials that the expanding defense Effort is going to Start hurting All segments of he civilian Economy there were these other developments 1. Or. Truman named mayor Michael v. Disalle of Toledo to be Price administrator an action which Many lawmakers took to mean that wage and Price controls will be imposed at some Point in the not too Distant future. 2. The administration offered its Long awaited civil defense Bill providing for an administrator who would have vast Powers in event of an attack on this country. Its Fate in Congress was Uncertain. To Back up the forces in Korea and his pledge to intensify u. S. Efforts to help other free nations rearm the president planned to give democratic and Republican legislators available details on a request for speedy action on additional atomic and military funds expected to run Between $10,000,000,000 and $14,000,000,000. Taft who Heads the Senate gop policy committee said he thinks republicans will go All out for any measure calculated to bring Relief to hard pressed United nations forces in Korea. He was not invited to the White House conference limited largely to appropriations armed services and foreign relations committee members. Taft is on none of those. National Assembly gave him a sufficient vote of Confidence later tonight. Whether pleven remained in office depended on the vote. The British foreign office announced that Attlee will see pleven and French foreign minister Robert Schuman saturday before leaving for Washington. Talks with ministers the British Leader spent the morning in hurried conferences with top ministers and began lining up his team of advisers for the Washington talks. Informants said no full meeting of the Cabinet has been scheduled. An official spokesman said it was impossible to say yet How Long the prime minister will stay in Washington. The spokesman said the prime minister had not decided whether to travel by Raf or civilian plane. The British prime minister is expected during his visit to 1. Emphasize to the president the British cabinets View that no decision to use the atom bomb in Korea should be made without prior consultation with United nations members states whose forces Are fighting there. Would Settle differences 2. Try to Settle differences Between american and British theories Over the manner in which an approach should be made for a settlement with red China and for the resolving of far Eastern problems generally. 3. Press for withdrawal of in forces in Korea to a defense line Well Short of the manchurian Frontier before seeking a settlement with red China. 4. Try to insure that the u. S. And British Are in full Accord in handling the delicate International situation. Observers in Washington believe the prime minister also will explore with or. Truman the possibility of calling a secret High level meeting of the Western Powers and Russia to end world tension. Army retreated to this shortened line extending Inland from the yellow sea after its severe setback by the chinese in the past week. Eighth army sources expected Strong new red attacks on that front Friday night or saturday. A spokesman said enemy strength was building up South of the Chongchol River. In the Northeast across the Peninsulas mountainous spine United nations forces were reported making a fighting Retreat southward on both sides of the big Changjin Reservoir. . Charles a. Willoughby Macarthur g-2 officer assessed the War situation for correspondents in a 2500-word statement in Tokyo and then submitted to questioning. Denies desperation asked if there were any targets in North Korea suitable for attack with the a bomb Willoughby said a i would prefer not to answer. In any Case i am not prepared to accept this situation As one of i a desperate nature calling for j desperate the question was prompted by president Truman s declaration thursday that atomic weapons Are under consideration for use if necessary against the chinese. Mother saves Brood from fire mrs. Orville Wolf sits in Home of relatives after saving her five children from fire which destroyed their residence at Pekin. 111. A kerosene stove exploded igniting the Home. After carrying out the two tots on her lapse rescued the older children one at a time because they were too terrified to move. The children Are left to right Jimmy 3 Rose 2 Terry Lee. To months Tommy. 4. And Glora Jean. 5. None of the children Weer injured. A wire photo 3 accidents bring damages totalling $400 three Auto accidents involving Over $400 in property damage were reported in Austin thursday. Autos driven by Sydney j. Wilson 26, 602 Bauman and this briefing of War Corres Russell Anderson 31, Austin it 3, collided on Fox drive. Wilson a car received $125 damage. Anderson s pickup truck received $10 damage. An estimated $175 damage was reported after cars driven by Agnes a. Legried Oakland Willoughby said prisoners in Ilal Norn Kato collided by St. Pall i 3nd Pendents in Tokyo came As the retreating in forces on the Northwest took positions on a line 30 Miles North of the former red korean capital Pyongyang. Aimed at parallel Hormel profit sharing distribution announced the Hormel company today followed up its pre thanksgiving distribution of $839,380 among employees with a pre Christmas announcement of $996,085 credited to employ yes accounts in the Hormel profit sharing Trust. The two sums make a total Cash employee distribution of $1,835,465. The announcement As to the Money contributed to the Trust fund for employees was in the financial report to stockholders in a the mail today. The first distribution was of state finds 3623 jobs for handicapped St. Paul up a the state employment service so far this year has found Job opportunities for 3623 persons with physical impairments Victor Christ Gau director of the state division of employment and Security reported today. The figure represents an increase of 26% Over the corresponding period last year. Dictated the chinese possibly under the command of red Gen. Lin Piao were trying to drive j the allies Back below the 38th i parallel a too air Miles South i of the present Northwest line. I in the Northeast two Marine pilots reported american seventh infantry division elements were retreating South along the East Side of Changjin Reservoir j the flyers said the u. S. First Marine division s fifth regiment i was fighting its Way southward on the West Side of the Lake. Both columns were trying to j break through to the Road june Tion of Hagar seven Miles South of the Reservoir which is part of i the Hydro electric Power Complex for North Korea. The marines were Cut off thursday. J a correspondent Tom Stone i said the pilots predicted both the marines and doughboy would reach Hagar. Maple. Damage to Brady s car was $100 to the Legried car $75. Cars driven by William p. Lambert 70, Sun set drive and Allan j. Larkoski 23, 605 n. Greenwich collided at Chatham and Mill. An estimated $50 damage was done to both cars. Malik absent from in session to Avert War Steele county teacher killed in collision Owatonna up a mrs. Florence Hanson 38, Deerfield township school teacher was killed thursday night in a two car collision four Miles West of Medford. Her son James 15, and new York up a president Nasrollah Entezam gravely informed the in general Assembly today it must consider the korean Case because the Security Council failed to reach a decision. A the situation is extremely grave but because of Hope All is not lost a he told the 60 nations delegates. A it is vital that the Peoples of the world not be blinded by hatred or Lake Success up a with the Specter of atomic War looming before them United nations diplomats today began round the clock discussions on How to get the chinese communists out of Korea without touching off world War Iii. Conspicuously absent from the planning was russians Jacob a. Malik who thursday night vetoed a conciliatory six Power Security Council Resolution calling on the chinese reds to withdraw and promising to safeguard their legitimate interests in Korea and respect their manchurian Frontier. He denounced the Resolution court orders jail and not prison terms St. Paul up a the Minnesota supreme court today ruled that jail terms not prison sentences must be imposed where persons Are convicted of Gross misdemeanours. Consequently the High court knocked out prison terms and ordered jail sentences for two Douglas county men convicted of issuing checks without funds in the Bank. The two who won their appeals Are Henry Masteller and Arlane Brandvold. Masteller issued a $10 Check on the first National Bank of Osakis and Brand void Drew a $10 Check on the Pope county state Bank Glen Snow colder weather due by associated press Cloudy skies with occasional Snow flurries arc forecast for most of Minnesota North and South Dakota Iowa and Wisconsin tonight and saturday. Temperatures Are expected to dip saturday in the five state area remaining constant today. The Snow is scheduled to arrive tonight. Generally mild temperatures prevailed throughout the past 24-hour period. Minus Zero readings were recorded at Bemidji and International Falls dipping to 12 below at the Border City and �?13 in Bemidji no subzero temperatures were reported in the Dakotas. Grand Forks n. D., had the lowest reading�?2 above. Minneapolis Redwood Falls and Rochester All posted highs of 20. We spoke after the Council threw out his charges that the u. S. Had committed aggression against China and Korea. Only i we cd Russia voted in favor of them. District judge e. J. Ruegemer of Douglas county sentenced both on March 6, 1950, to indeterminate terms Masteller to As illegal and blamed Quot Ameri Thomas Peterson Faribault a can imperialists for the kor-161-year-old companion were Ean War. Seriously injured and Hospital-1 chinese communist Delegate tire strategy they Felt would sized Here. Mrs. F. H. Luebke 52, we Hsiu Chuan backed him up i become much More Clear after Faribault identified by High and declared a the people of i weekend conferences there be China have Complete Confidence tween president Truman and these intransigent attitudes j from Moscow and piping apparently slammed the door on Hopes for an easy negotiated withdrawal of red chinese fro Korea. Diplomats began search ing for some other solution which would still be Short of All out War. The speeches by Malik and we helped to solidify non com inform sentiment. It was apparent that the 43 nations which have backed in action in Korea have no intention of retreating. Britain a sir Gladwyn Jebb warned that piping a a interests a May Well suffer and suffer acutely if chinese red troops keep pouring into Korea. Indians sir Senegal n. Rau urged we to study the american people who he said Are a warmhearted and the very reverse of delegations Here were aware that the most important decisions a such As whether to use the i atomic bomb and whether to i More casualties bomb Manchuria a would be Washington a5 a the made in Washington. The in defense department today identified 323 additional american Stillwater state prison and Brandvold to St. Cloud state re associate Justice Oscar r. Knutson who delivered the unanimous decision said a there Are Many reasons Why we should not judicially raise the Grade of an offence designated by the legislature As a Gross Misdemeanour to that of a felony. A where a statute defines a crime As a Gross Misdemeanour and prescribes imprisonment As punishment therefor without fixing the place of such imprisonment commitment must be to the county jail rather than to the state prison or to the the High court reversed judge Ruegemer and sent the cases Back to him with instructions to impose a proper and lawful Hie so called joint earnings checks in which each of 6,788 eligible employees out of a total number of employees of 7,675 received a year end Check 2.019 times a 40-hour weekly Check figured on his hourly rate of pay. Money earns interest the second distribution was to each employee according to his years of service. Although the Money is Only credited to the account of the employee in the Trust it is entirely his together with interest that May accrue and he is eligible to have it for his own use upon quitting or retiring. To each of 405 employees of 26 years or More of service. $1600 was deposited in his or her account with the Hormel profit sharing Trust. To each of 64 employees of 25 years service $800 was credited to their accounts in the truest. To each of 101 employees. Of 23 years of service $266 was paid and so on throughout the list of Hormel employees with their apportionment depending Only on their years of employ with the company. $12,877.62 maximum the credit to the Hormel profit sharing Trust was the fourth largest since the Trust has been in effect. The maximum amount of Money in the Trust now to the credit of any employee is $12,-877.62. This figure includes to Speed urged for buildup of forces Washington a president Truman today asked Congress for $17,850,000,000 to Speed a buildup of the armed forces and vastly expand the atomic Energy program. Or. Truman called congressional leaders of both parties to the White House for a conference on the gravest crisis since the end of world War ii and then told them the government needs $16,800,000,000 for a Quick buildup of the army Navy marines and air Force. $1,050,000,000 to Speed up the atomic Energy program which Means increasing the stockpile of atom bombs. Additional outlay this Money is on top of prospective government outlays of $45,000,000,000 to $50,000,000,-000 during this fiscal year ending next june 30, and $60,000,-000,000 or More in the next 12 months. The president told the congressional leaders of the staggering sums he believes Are needed at a tense hour Long White House conference. He said a formal request would go to the Capitol later in the Day. At the Capitol there were prompt predictions from Many legislators that Congress will provide the Money speedily. Sen. Hill a Congress will support our military leaders in their needs both for the armed forces and the atomic Energy sen. Ellender . Commented a there is no doubt whatever that Congress will meet the greatest danger rep. Eaton new Jersey ranking Republican on the House foreign affairs committee agreed. He said the u. S. Is in its a greatest danger of extinction since it was he declared the whole world then changed this to the a enormous Asiatic crowd a is against this country and the u. S. Must a gird up its Eaton was one of those attending the White House conference. All the Money asked the Congress members said would be used for u. S. Forces and not for the forces of other nations. In a statement or. Truman spoke also of a speedup in the defense arrangements of u. S. Allies. Presumably that will Call for increased u. S. Aid to them. Bergdoll held in draft Case new York up a Alfred Bergdoll. Son of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll notorious draft j Days addition of $1600 but does not include interest for the last six months. In the seven years the Hormel company has had the Trust in effect the company has paid in a total of $5,735 972. The contribution to the Hormel profit sharing Trust by the company last year was $54,811. The contribution in 1948 was $1,558,980. Evader of world War i was arrested today for failing to report for induction into the armed forces nov. 9. The Fri arrested the German born 20-year-old youth on a charge of violating the selective service act of 1948. Edward Scheidt special agent in charge of the new York Fri office said Young Bergdoll advised his selective service Board by letter aug. 18 that he would refuse to be inducted into the armed services of the United states. Young Bergdoll has been employed As a clerk typist in a Manhattan clerical service which the Fri did not identify. Scheidt said Bergdoll born in Nordhausen Germany claimed to be an american citizen by derivative citizenship through naturalization of his Mother Bertha. In 1940. The youth lives in new York. Way patrolmen As Driver of the second machine escaped with minor hurts. Casualties of the korean War. Today a list no. 164 reported 198 missing in action four Kil they can beat Back the Imper prime minister Clement Attlee led 94 wounded and 27 injured palist i of Britain. I in accidents. Army to draft 50.000 in february Washington Pic the army today issued a draft Call for 50,000 men in february. The february Call brings the total of army draft requests to 300.000 men since september. The first Call was for 50,000 men in september. Soldiers deaths Laid to monoxide Fayetteville. N. A5 a army physicians reported today that two soldiers whose bodies were found along with those of three civilians in a garage Here thursday died of Carbon monoxide poisoning. Army medical authorities examined the bodies of the soldiers at nearby it. Bragg shortly after the discovery of the five bodies. The soldiers were pvt. Harold r. Knarr Brockport. N. Y., and pvt. William k. Crawford Selby s. The civilians were Sylvester Eagan a Mechanic at the garage Samuel m. Ridings. Goldsboro n. C., and James y. Cary a Salesman of Houston Tex. Officers Here said they had called upon the United states Bureau of mines to make tests in the garage repair department where the bodies were found. Jackson Man wins Pardon St. Paul a5 a Edward Rossow 60, convicted of second degree murder in Jackson county nearly 15 years ago was ordered released from Stillwater prison by the state Pardon Board today. Rossow a conviction in the death of his wife was commuted to first degree manslaughter. The term for such a charge already has expired. State sen. B. E. Grottum Jackson who appeared before the Pardon Board at its november meeting requested clemency for Rossow on ii in or i did not intentionally kill his wife. Grottum maintained that Rossow angered because the door to his Home was locked fired a gun to open it. The shot killed his wife. The Pardon Board denied clemency to Paul Pollart Jackson county convicted of killing his Mother wife and two children. Also denied leniency was Elmer St. John convicted of killing an Itasca county Farmer both Are serving terms for murder. Daily temperatures thursday 1 p. M. 2 p. M. P. M. P. M. P. M. P. M. .16 7 p. M. .13 .16 8 p. M. .12 .16 j 9 p. M. To .15 to p. M. 9 .15 j la p. M. 8 .14 j 12 Midnight 9 Friday a. We a. A. A. A. A. A. A. A. 6 a. M. .12 .13 .15 .15 .15 .15 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 9 a. M. 10 a. M. 11 a. M. 12 noon

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