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Burlington Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1951, Burlington, Iowa A Longfellow the pea become a Clarion five cents per copy Burlington Iowa thursday february 1,1>51 volume four now 44 january 1951 . General Assembly s cease fire efforts the United nations Generali Assembly remained in session this i month and continued its efforts toward finding a satisfactory basis for stopping the fighting 4h Korea and for considering other far it Eastern issues threatening International peace. Quot a ill off at this writing Assembly a cease fire com a of three and by the political and Security col huh to determine a basis for a cease fire in Korea were continue mpg. I the political commit of if january Quot received a reply i from the people s Republic of China to the committee sep i Powals of 18 january. Tessa proposals in the form of a of five principles called for a 1 conference of the major Powers i after agreement on a cease fire i arrangement in Korea a con i Ference in which the outstanding far Eastern issues include i ing Korea Formosa and China a representation in . 1 would be discussed. I the reply from peking opposed the idea of a cease fire first Quot As merely an attempt to win breath-1 ing space for the United states troops in Korea. The peking government offered counter proposals that Negotia-1 tons be held by representatives of the people s Republic of China the user the United kingdom the Usa France India and Egypt at a conference in Chinal _ Quot on Tbs basis of agreement to Tel i withdrawal of an fore fat troops i from Korea and the settlement of i 1 korean Domestic affairs by the i korean people themselves in or a i Der to put an end to hostilities in i Korea at an Early 1 the subject matter of the Sev Jen nation conference peking i stated a must include the with i draws of Usa armed forces from i Taiwan Formosa and the Tai a i wan Strait and far Eastern Rej i lated i i fifty nations voted in favor of approving the set of Prindl i pies submitted by the Assem i i Bly s three Man cease fire i group. Seven delegations voted i a no Quot byelorussian China czech i Slovakia Al Salvador Poland i Ukraine and the user. The i Philippines abstained. I later on the same Day �?18 i january the political committee i voted by 45 to 5, with 8 Absten i tons to have the . Secretary general Send the principles to i peking for a reply. I the cease fire group Wasl formed on 14 december last when the general Assembly authorized the president of the Assembly ambassador Nasrollah Entezam 1 of Iran and two other persons a tog determine the basis on which a satisfactory a cease fire in Korea 1 can be arranged Quot and to report Hack to the general Assembly. President Entezam appointed sir Senegal Narsing Rau of India and Canadas Secretary for external affairs Lester b. Pearson. I a last month the peking gov i cerament rejected proposals by i the cease fire group for Dis g i Cussion of cease fire arrange i intents either at . Head Quad i items or a a elsewhere As would be i i mutually the peo 1 i pie s Republic of China declared i a that the cease fire group was i i a illegal since the peking gov i Lern ment s representatives had i not been invited to approve or i i discuss its formation. I on 11 january the cease Firel group presented to the political a committee its five Point proposal a for a new approach to peking. K a the first of these principles a called for an immediate cease-1 fire with safeguards against its being used a was a screen fori a mounting a new a a a the second principal said a a if land when a cease fire occurs in a a Korea either As a result of a for Imal arrangement or indeed As a i result of a Lull in hostilities Pend Ling such arrangement advantage i should be taken of it to pursue a a consideration of further Steps to i be taken for the restoration of the third principle a to permit the carrying out of the general Assembly re solution that Korea should be a unified Independent democratic Sovereign state with a Constitution and a government based on free popular elections All non korean armed forces will be withdrawn by appropriate stages from Korea and appropriate arrangements in accordance with United nations principles will be made for the korean people to express their own free win in respect to their future fourth the Case fire group called for appropriate interim arrangements for the administration of Korea and the maintenance of peace and Security pending the completion of the first a three Steps. The fifth and final principle said a was soon As agreement has been reached on a cease fire the general Assembly shall set up an appropriate body which shall in-1 elude representatives of the gov-1 Ern ments of the United kingdom the United states of America the Union of soviet socialist republics and the people s Republic of China with a View to the achievement of a settlement in conformity with existing International Lal obligations and the provisions of the . Charter of far East-1 Lern problems including among a others those of Formosa and Oil i representation of China in .&Quot i Assembly a fifth session h a a the general Assembly comp Letaj led most of its business for the a fifth session which is still con-1 i tinting by 15 december that is i it completed All its business except the far Eastern questions involved in the cease fire efforts the questions of Korea Formosa and China s representation in .j bin expressing Hope that the cease fire efforts would succeed . Secretary general Trygve a lie recently said i a the whole purpose of the 1 United nations in Korea now i i As always has been to repel Thel 1 aggression against the Republic i of Korea to reestablish peace i and Security and to help Thel 1 korean people create a free a i United Independent and demo a i cratic state of their own choose i ing. Whatever happens we i. Must keep on trying to achieve i these a i Korea h i this was the Long Range assign lament which the general Assembly a gave to a seven nation . Com-�1 Mission for the unification and i rehabilitation of Korea during i the fifth session. To help the to a Rean people in the meantime to i meet emergency needs in food i medicines and shelter the As Sembly also created a special u. A. Korean reconstruction Agency i under an agent general. I peace programs 1 the korean conflict also under what came before the �?o113th Aaan guard outfit has enviable record the official name of the unit whose Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Are located at Burlington s National guard armory is �?o113th antiaircraft artillery automatic weapons battalion self propelled a but the outfit has worn that name Only since March 1, 1949. During its Long career the 113th has worn a number of different titles beginning Way Back in 1915 As the first Squadron first Iowa a while with the 35th infantry division. Then follows the usual series of place names that even some of the members of the outfit Are Likely to have forgotten by now and that most civilians never heard of in the first place Percy be Mas nil Herman Vire Gath Emo Mortain do front ver Neuil Albert canal and finally to a place East of the Elbe River in Germany. Putting it another Way the 113th covered 800 Miles in 309 Days of combat destroyed or captured 600 enemy tanks half As the first Squadron Frirsz Lowa. And other vehicles and cavalry. As such it served on the. Of Soo prisoner so Amone lined dramatically the series of peace programs adopted including the a United for peace Quot plan under which the Assembly could make emergency recommendations including the use of armed forces by . Members to restore peace in cases where the Security Council cannot act because of a Lack of unanimity s4niong the five permanent members. Herald s Square seems like there ought to be decorations up around town for something or other. It s obviously too Early for Christmas decorations and thanksgiving wears the same Rig its successor Holiday does so either labor Day Columbus Day Arbor Day or the fourth would seem to be it. A Nice big red firecracker in the Middle of the intersection to fourth and Jefferson would be cheering in february. Patriotic too. One of the parking meters. Downtown the other Day swallowed on change without returning credit in time but we retaliated by ending another meter that swung Over to the two hour Side and got stuck there. A a a Square Quot Means to raise to the second Power which indicates that we have two anyway. You doubt us Power one attorney Power two packed gasoline. A lip sits in Bis Well lighted Corner and hoops and howls like any Good Republican but balanced with the hooping and Bowling of some democrats we know it comes out about even. Crushing blow for both sides. A what this town needs we re convinced since seeing a Harvey Quot is not a Council manager it Lan nor a commission plan nor an unlimited source of income. This town needs some tall rabbits and some people like Elwood p. Dowd. So Earnest is everyone to outlaw sin in this state that kids Are even getting afraid to shoot marbles for fun. They quit playing keeps when the slots went out. A woman in a grocery store at the time of the fire in the Isu building near the Bridge last saturday was heard to comment a the russians have been she was kidding of course. She even put away her Hammer and sickle to prove it. A if we still ice skated maybe we d think there was some excuse for Winter. A. The Mardi gras translated by one citizen As a clean monday sponsored by st. Martha s Guild of Christ episcopal Church will get held at the hotel Burlington saturday night making it technically a Samedi grass but not changing the idea any. A. A a note the january Issue of flair its going out of business Issue contains a subscription Blank. Any takers mexican Border 1916 and overseas during world War i. After world War i in 1921the first Iowa cavalry was reorganized and the first Squadron became the 113th cavalry. The outfit was called to Active duty again on the 13th of january 1941, half of it horse cavalry and the other half mechanized and after training at Camps Bowie and Hood in Texas and Camps Polk and Livingstone in Louisiana it went overseas again and found itself attached to Iii armoured corps later Xix corp undergoing in Early 1944 a slight change from 113th cavalry mechanized to 113th cavalry group mechanized. When it came Home after the War and was inactivated october 1945it was still the 113th cavalry. Re activated october 7, 1947 As the 113th mechanized cavalry reconnaissance Squadron the outfit finally no Walt its most recent changeover a year and a half later. We think that s accurate but Well make no claims to perfection. With As Many different monikers As the 113th has had we d be foolish to take the risk especially since there Are so Many graduates of the organization around to refute us. The unit s combat history for a like reason is difficult to record with any certainty. Of finally the 113th took part in actions in Normandy Northern France Belgium Holland and Germany but official statements regarding an outfit s activity cover everything but an interpretation of what it was like to have been there. For example the a Iowa guardsman Quot Magazine carried a Story on the 113th a couple of years ago that included this item a in the first engagement in Normandy the red horses another handle Cut their Teeth on one of Hitler s Best the 17th is Panzer Grenadier division. In this action they won the commendation of maj. Gen. Charles h. Corlett Xix corps it sounds easy. After running into a hedgerow or two the cavalry dismounted and performed As infantry for captured 21,699 prisoners among other things. The unit won three commendations from generals under whom it served and picked up enough medals to overload three heroes of the soviet Union included among which were 2 distinguished service crosses a legion of Merit 96 Silver stars and As the Iowa guardsman puts it a Many the a Many others takes in the purple hearts of which the outfit accumulated a truckload. The unit has a different name now and most of the old timers Are gone. But a number of them Are still around having made the transition from cavalry to aaa without too much trouble. It. Col. Harold s. Brunsell who commands the 113th, started As an enlisted Man with essentially the same outfit almost Twenty years ago. Cut to the Bone that s of the 113tk�?up to the this writing. Outside Washington turkish women seek . Duty in Korea a new York a More than 1201 turkish women Are among Thel thousands of persons who Are still volunteering in Turkey for service with the United nations forces in Korea according to the turkish information office Here. I a most of the women have applied a for nursing and other duties be-1 a Hind the lines but one woman has asked for front line service to avenge the death of her son in a Korea. Turkish military authorities have made no decision on this application. I from Kobe Japan mrs. Mehraj a Mardi wrote recently a i have seen Many soldiers but none a braver than the turkish troops at a the Hospital Here. Although badly a wounded they want to go to the front again As soon As air forge headgear. A Erica Fiera la Korea api Hal i. The thickness of the volume in which the budget appears has it Een the inspiration for Many Okes. The jokes Haven t been the inspiration for Many laughs. Senator Kefauver has found a sheriff Down in Louisiana who in 8 years put almost $50,000 la the Bank on an income of never More than $400 a month. How did it happen inflation. Look Magazine reports that president Truman does t wish to run again in 1952, and the gop National committee says it favors senator Taft As a candidate. A few optimists Are throwing in their hats Coats and overshoes and some pessimists Are already withdrawing theirs even though no one has mentioned them As possibilities. Everybody acting real serious about it All too. # general Eisenhower has come Home to report on his tour of inspection through the Atlantic pact countries. It is to be hoped he saw More than scenery. A Small consolations senator Wherry is almost from Iowa but not quite. No los Angeles sports writer would believe it but maybe most of the people in the country Don t care who s the next coach at u. S. C. The Only people really doing any worrying about it seem to be los Angeles sports writers and a couple of football go acres. Or maybe that s everybody a sports note no. 2 people in baseball Are nervously reassuring each other that baseball will be All right ail right yes sir. Calmest Buch of panic stricken men in the country

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