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Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1953, Burlington, Iowa Cloudy warmer showers Iowa a oldest newspaper established july to 1837 River St a ce�?9 feet 7% inches up 4v2 inches the Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette of volume 116�?no. 299 phone 6130 Burlington Iowa monday june 29, 1953 a a 18 pages to o sections price�?5cheed�?Ts committee to act on tax Bill allies ready to sign korean truce May have persuaded Rhee to accept Clark letter asks commies to set Date a by Robert b. Tuckman Seoul apr the allies today asked the reds to agree immediately to a Date for signing a korean truce indicating they have either persuaded rebellious president syn Man Rhee to agree to an armistice or have decided a to go ahead without his Okay. Gen. Mark Clark u. N. Commander told the reds in a letter delivered at Panmunjom that the u. N. Command will enforce truce terms a to the limit of its his letter was delivered shortly after he conferred in it soul with Rhee president Eisenhower a personal envoy w alter s. Robertson and other top u. S. Officials. Although the meeting was secret the Uncas readiness to go ahead with its truce plans indicated it had found some sort of solution to the problem of the stubborn South korean leaders refusal to accept the present truce terms and his threat to fight on alone if an armistice is signed on those terms. A but this is the Price we have Ito pay for the mistakes of former years in not making necessary and two he iowan selected Milwaukee in t. J. Smith of Council Bluffs la., has been elec weeks ted a District director of Certoma International at the organizations annual convention Here. There was no immediate comment from Rhee on Clark s letter. A the Rok presidents arbitrary release of 27,000 anti red korean War prisoners has Frozen the truce talks just As the negotiators appeared on the verge of final agreement. If the reds accept Clarks terms it could put the armistice where it was before the prisoner release began two weeks ago a practically Complete and ready to sign. The reds protested angrily in a full dress truce session june 20. Demanding recapture of the prisoners and Assurance the unc would control Rhee if an armistice were signed. A a a Clarks answer delivered at Panmunjom by Liaison officers told the reds 1. It would be a a impossible to recapture the released pos. 2. The unc will a make every Effort to gain South korean cooperation in a truce. 8. A where necessary the i no will to the limits of its ability establish military safeguards a to enforce truce terms. 4. The truce will be a a military armistice. Between the military commanders of both sides answering a red question if the South korean nation would be included in a truce. To. The inc a does not exercise authority Over the Republic of Korea which is an i depend a cot. Sovereign state. But it v a does command the Rok army. 6. The unc still considers the prisoner breakout an a a escape As far As it is concerned. Clark said the prisoners were a a released in that the Rok give Ament without the knowledge of and contrary to the intent of the unc planned and arranged the breakout. A a a Clarks letter was addressed to a a a a a signing but there was no indication whether he got one. A although a South korean government spokesman said Rhee and assistant Secretary of state Robertson were near agreement on a pact there have been no official statements of the conference results. After the meeting Roberton visited the front briefly and on his return to Seoul told newsmen the a talks Are proceeding. In response to questions he said he had seen Clarks letter to the communists Many times and replied a a yes when asked if it meant the allies were going ahead w Ith signing a truce. He said he was a still in conference with Rhee and planned to meet with him again tuesday. Clark inferred that he. As . Commander was prepared to sign an armistice with the communists regardless of South korean objections to the armistice. Twice in his letter he told the communist commanders that the armistice talks sought is a Between military commanders and then added that he considered himself commander of the Rok army As Well As the other United nations troops. A Clark also called for an immediate meeting of the full dress truce delegations to pave the Way for setting a Date for signing the armistice. Meanwhile the red piping radio snarled at Rhee. Calling him a a pugnacious hound who has a pushed the armistice to the verge of the non. De one said. Ago Veals f a Pill majority to overrule defiant chairman gop drops its plan to Force action Washington apr the Eisenhower administration apparently won its Battle monday to get House consideration of extending the excess profits tax and did it without a Knock Down drag out floor fight. In Back stage Maneu vers House Republican leaders got assurances satisfactory to them that the ways and Means present farm Laws must be used now acc head asserts new York off a a top Eisenhower administration farm official said monday it a More important to save Farmers from ruinous by Low prices than to carry out Campaign promises to reduce the governments role in agriculture. President John h. Davis of the agriculture department s $6,750,-000,000 commodity credit corporation said Farmers Are in a crisis because of surpluses declining markets and falling incomes. This makes it necessary he said that the government a put into full gear the farm programs that exist under present legislation. Even though these Laws have he said there is not time to change them to meet the present emergency. A speech Quot prepared tort a stung committee would Send an Extension Bill to the floor despite the american seed Trade Asa Ocia the Adamant opposition of its chairman 78-year-old Daniel gop floor Leader Halleck ind announced then to a cheering adjustments and not utilizing Avail House that the leadership Fuld Able controls when they were need a it a drive a a launched last week to bypass Reeds tax writing group and bring the Bill to the floor with a special Rule from the rules committee. The ways and Means committee has kept the Bill blockaded for despite All leadership efforts to dislodge it. Gop leaders have said that both the House and the Senate would vote to continue the tax if an Extension Bill could be brought before them. A a. A the tax intended to syphon into the Treasury extraordinary profits made by corporations a expires tuesday Midnight. President Eisenhower asked that it be continued for six months a1-_____ though saying he did no to like the eliminate any necessity for the tax in order to bring some too to petition method of forcing a ses a a a a a the leadership and administration on the Issue. Indications were that the ways and Means committee would meet soon. The strategy apparently called for one member to move to take up the excess profits tax. If Reed objected a majority of the committee then apparently would vote to Force the Bill to a committee vote. Halleck told the House in effect that he did not expect the tax Bill to get to tile floor this week. A a Reed hinted at an Early meeting of his committee. A i have a mass of legislation before my committee he told reporters. A a in a going to get that cleared up As soon As if Reed called a meeting ostensibly on other matters it would 800 million dollars of needed Rev enus to the government. Reed has kept the Extension Bill j Sion and so might save a a face for the chairman. A number of committee Mem bottled up by refusing to Call a hers told the House they were meeting of his committee to vote i certain the ways and Means group on it. This led the leadership to would handle the matter launch the extraordinary proce the House gave Reed a stand Dure of trying to get it to the floor my ovation. By rules committee action. Reed demanded a showdown the leadership did not disclose vote then an Ungere saying it was its full hand but indications were a matter of principle As opposed that it had rounded up the votes .,55�?oency up to Force a meeting of the committee if necessary. This can be done by a petition of a majority of the 25-member group. In a Reed. In a voice filled with Emo Tion. Told the House a a in a not he had contended the tax is harmful to business and actually costs the government Revenue by discouraging business. It was Plain however that com Mittee members on whom Reed had counted were ready to Bow to Courtn Downs Mig Seoul Jim second la. Kenneth Palmer of Waterloo Iowa a was credited monday with destruction of a communist Mig in an air marshal Kim la Sung. North to Battle Over North Korea Ean commander and chinese it was the first claim of a forces commander Peng Teh Huai both of whom signed the june 20 protest. It was delivered after the . Commander sat in on Robertson a fourth conference with Rhee in his Mission to persuade the aging fiery president to accent a truce. Also present were u. S. Ambassador to Korea Ellis o. Briggs Clarks political adviser Robert Murphy and South koreans prime minister foreign minister and defense minister. Rhee has demanded a u. S. A South korean Mutual Security pact before a truce As his Price for Mig kill filed by Palmer. Rash ids choose a Queen ameline Rashid. 17, Peoria 111., at right in top photo above is the 1953 Queen of the Rashid family crowned at ceremonies at Sunset gardens sunday night As one of the features of the Rashid family convention which opened saturday and was concluded this afternoon with business sessions in fort Madison. Others nominated for Queen pictured left to right were Jean kick Anas Milwaukee wis. Sandra Rashid and Mary Ojile of St. Louis. To. Georgianna Rashid fort Madison Bunny Rashid. Detroit Mich. Lorraine Rashid Kewanee 111. Claudette Rashid Peoria 111., and Helen Rashid. Lafayette 111. Pictured lower right r. G. Rashid 65. Of fort Madison president of family and Kaiser Rashid. 74. Lebanon discuss the old country formerly Syria. Lower left Folk dancing has prominent place in Days festivities. See Story Page 2. Hawk Eye Gazette photos on the inside some troops removed curfew relaxed soviet zones tension eases Berlin tips Germany comm there had been three More exec nist Eastern zone returned close rations by russian firing squads to its occupation Normal monday to be paid $18,500. Division Street paving okayed. Page 2. Rashid clan celebrates. Page Burlington prepares to observe fourth of july. Page 2. Mercury to stay in 90s. Page handier Page s. Lewd movies strip tease dancers at Navy base cause furore. Page 4. Night and Day Road patrol May a nit reckless driving. Page 5. Wrecks kill three in Iowa. Iff Page 6. V cts to file suit to bar funds split. Page 7. Worry clinic. Page to. Iowa and Illinois news. Page la. Quincy beats flints s-2 in to in wings. Page 12. Carthage golfer wins b pc tour Bey. Page 12. Legion juniors defeat Fairfield. Page is. Drought area eyes Clouds. Is. I Illinois legislature session ends. Page 15. Radio and to programs. Page brotherhood chief Dies Cleveland in a James p Shields. 64. Head of the brotherhood of locomotive engineers died monday1 following a heart attack. Shields had been head of the 80,000 member Independent Union since july 1950. He was stricken in his office at. ,. ,. G ,. Noon and died in route to a hos bringing the reported total of such ital friends a a cd h has first dead to 32. Scores of others died Khz h strike riots most of them Atiz a earn general Shields had been in Railroad Union work since 1926 and became assistant grand chief Engineer or vice president in 1942. He succeeded the late Alvanley John std As grand chief Engineer in 1950. A native of Neoga 111., he took his first Railroad Job in 1906 when he became a fireman for the Michigan Central Railroad at Michigan As Many soviet troop units moved Back to their Barracks curfews were relaxed and announcement was expected soon of the lifting of martial Law. German police took Over patrolling in parts of East Berlin and units of the two armoured divisions which quelled the june 17 workers revolt there withdrew. The curfew was Cut to four hours nightly. Similar action was taken of the other revolt centers. Known Onyn destroyed the Arthur City. Ind in the hands of the excited and frightened German communist police. Allied officers agreed the russians had Dory most of their firing Over the Heads of the rioters. Colchester fire loss $65,000 Colchester. 111.�?fire of in future Uncertain but Many leaders Are optimistic business mostly Good first half of year editors note How a business been the first six months of 1953? it has been booming in spite of the fact that some observers As the year started Felt there might be a Down turn. There remain some questionable aspects however. In this the first of two articles. Sam Dawson of the a business news staff reviews the first half of he year in business and Industry. A second article on business prospects will follow tuesday. By Sam Dawson new York Una americans Are sitting on top of me world ecu nominally at the half Way Mark of 1953. Consumers watch most commodity prices slide from korean War inflation peaks a but done to see Matching drops at retail. And some commodity prices steel Oil chemical Metal products were rising at mid year. Retail Trade is Riding higher than a year ago. But merchants claim their profit margins Arentt. Their inventories look Safe but they Are ordering with caution. A a consumer Are reported still in a mood to buy. It it they resist attempts to pass along in higher and an arms race hangs on defense spending slightly toned Down will continue apparently for years. Corporation earnings have mounted As tangible fruit of the business Boom. And Industry has added to its plans for record expansion of Plant and equipment in 1953. A a Stalin death changed business thinking. The russian peace often a a let a get the vote now and see where you stand a he said. A stand up like it was time for the House to Settle by its own vote he said whether the prerogatives of committees can be a a usurped As he claimed the gop leadership was seeking to do in this Case. For the House not to Settle the Issue head on he said would be to keep a a sword of Damocles hanging Over the Heads of All committees. A a a despite Reed opposition his committee could be forced to meet and vote on the tax Bill by a petition signed by a majority of the 25-Man group. The indication from Halleck in announcement a that the leadership had determined by private canvass that this would be done. Reed said he was a a disappointed at the statement of members who now say they would vote to report the Bill from the ways and Means committee but who had opposed that action previously. Three ways and Means republicans reps. Simpson Amartin la and Curtis neb had told the House they would do All they could to bring the tax Extension Bill out in an orderly Way. British seek conference London in a Britain a acting Cabinet Boss Richard a. Butler give that followed has kept it i said monday Britain is Degoti guessing. Korean truce talk have rating with the United states and Given Stock and commodity mar France for a Quick Stop Gap meet prices the rising costs of Manu sets the jitters from time to time ing on common problems in and factoring transporting and prices in most markets Are below their january peaks. Strikes have been More numer uting goods business is Happy at shucking the shackles of controls in Gebru jobs this year but smaller. Wage a few chronic worriers think a Jary and March and fretting at the hikes in big industries Auto steel electric Haven to yet set off any Perch is built so High its begin Cut Throat com petition some Landua Ning to wobble. By and Large How tries Are facing. Feed amp Grain Mill co., elevator throughout the soviet zone bedded Mill and warehouse leaders staged a loyalty Quot rallies to let it is is estimated at upwards of bolster East German puppet pre a $65,000. Mier Otto Grotewohl a shaky re-1 Gime. Continuing their policy of de communication to placate the population and restore Ocraman coh survivors include his widow and son in Law. Ever that old slogan you never had it so Good a still has at least surface Validity in most but not All places in the nation Peak or near Peak performances in production income jobs spending saving. Of yes there Are also Peak taxes and debts. World Trade like its sister currency convertibility is still just a crazy mixed up kid. And the u. S. Federal budget can to seem to regain its balance. As curbs on materials melted Auto production began to soar to become a chief mainstay of the burgeoning Boom. The used car Market however May be ailing. The purchasing Power of the Dollar is up slightly As financial authorities scuttle easy Money policies. But squawks at the resulting upsurge in interest rates has led the Federal Reserve system to halt the Rise. Some fear the hard Dollar train has been sidetracked inflation spiral As of old steel prices Are up adding an estimated 800 million dollars to the nation s annual Bill at current consumption rates. But Auto prices Vance of the postponed Bermuda conference. Answering a barrage of House of commons questions touched off by prime minister Churchill a temporary retirement Butler said Britain a representative at this Quot interim meeting would be lord Salisbury. Salisbury As lord president of the Council has taken Over some Haven to risen. And the appliance foreign policy responsibilities since Industry is being cautious about a absence of Churchill and for testing customers tempers. Top business executives have eign Secretary Anthony Eden. Butler refused to say now where moved into High places in Wash the interim meeting would be held. To make Way for a growing fed 1 under Hie surface Are the same eral debt driven by an increasing in ton. Some of them have having their troubles. Been questions that plagued business Treasury when the year started. How Long this month has brought a few sour notes. Some military orders were cancelled. The Cost of living hit a High for the year. The housing Boom showed signs of faltering. Former iowan Dies iowan in air Force killed in w Reck Stockton la. If a airman 3-c Jerry e. Kuelper. 21. Son of or. Deficit. In the half year business has can such to Lush Boom last what seen the goal of a balanced Bud the record total of consumer Cor Are the reds up to in Korea. West get and reduced taxes set Back in pirate and governmental debt pm Europe. Southeastern Asia the time. The Burden of foreign Middle East is Industry Over expanded if defense spending drops by Hollywood standards How Altadena. Ca. A Georg. E7 Kiev a so a a v3. Tae Yeai been Eta a ency the East government gave Quot it Nef president of the Innes ton was in a Highway Acci far. Back More plants and shops to food equipment co. Ami chairman Cju it near Aurora 111. Monday. Business would have to slump former private owners and re a the a 1 of directors of Innest be Gaiter driving alone a badly in the second half to keep turned farm lands to dispossessed cd Bettendorf la., died Here sa1 a patently went to sleep at the wheel i the years statistics from being of tiers. Along w Ith reports of numerous urday flight a native of Tama county. La. Amnesties a the release for sex she was treasurer of the Eagle ample of 700 men jailed in Halle Grove la electric co. In 1894 for infractions of economic Laws and later moved to Davenport. He now virtually abolished the West invented the Innes Grain shocker. Heard reports of More strike Lead a Grain pickup self Baler bulk Powers arrested. Toto Harvester and flotation potato underground sources said also separator. Of his car. The vehicle hit a Bridge sprinkled with plus abutment. The airman was on his Many new records was to his base at Park Ridge 111/ Kuelper had spent the week end at Wilton. La., visiting his wife. She is the former Carol Duffe of signs and each Rose May have its Thorn. Total personal income for the nation has climbed since january but the income of Farmers is Down. Industrial production reached Aid Wilton. They Wert married june i peacetime Peak in March in june 7k a slip was showing. I Nabob the weather ainu to the Only thing men a Alk about and Don t do nothing about. Thoro Oun Miller women. Worried the prudent the momentum of the Boom however is still Strong. The optimists Pooh Pooh the signs of a slow Down. Why not most incomes before taxes and living expenses that is were never higher. Rib tickler a a Quot Luz he sent a poem to an editor and wrote a let me know at once whether you will use it As i have other Irons in the in a few Days the editor replied a Rem of Rons. Insert As i cannot pledge other gov ferments i would prefer to defer a statement until the negotiations Are concluded a he said. President Eisenhower last month invited Churchill and the French Premier to meet in Bermuda to strengthen Western Unity and Britain offered Bermuda As a site. The meeting was first postponed because of Frances prolonged government crisis and again saturday when Churchill s doctors ordered him to take at least a months Complete rest. Butler whose Normal Job is Chancellor of the exchequer brushed off Laberite suggestions that the absence of Churchill and Eden leaves the foreign office inadequately controlled. He said Salisbury 59, a foreign undersecretary before world War ii and since then Holder of varied ministerial jobs has the right experience and will be aided by minister state Selwyn Lloyd and Lwy secretaries. Jence a of St kit Numier

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