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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Iowas TM1 NlWSf Aril THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIQHIOKV EDITION MASON CITy IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1 1M1 Ibfe rtptr CoMfcte o Two President Ready to Hammer for Stronger Controls Law Calls Bill Woretl EverHdd Order Rollbacks in Final Hour ly By STEKUNG F GREEK WuhintioH Tru man prepared Wednesday to ham mer again on door for a good strong price control law to replace what he called the de ficient act he signed Tuesday night Mr Truman emphasized that he accepted the new oneyear de fense production worst I ever had to because he could not risk the lapse of its rent ceiling and strong priority control clauses i Defended But the bitterly disputed law was on the books and its repub lican and democratic backers de fended it against the angry white house blasts Their views were summed up by the veteran G O P leader Rep Halleck who said Its a bill which properly al lied and administered will effect control despite Mr Trumans state ments At the center of the storm Michael V DisSalles office oi price stabilization hastily explored techniques for lifting price ceil ings to the levels now requirei DiSalle ordered thousands of price rollbacks and a goodly number of ef fect Tuesday night in the final hours before Mr Truman signed the new measure New ceilings held back for a month during the congressional de bate were applied to consumer items like sadios television sets refrigerator and other home ap pliances shoes apparel cotton tex tiles wool yarnsand fabrics ma 12 Months Away Political Smoke Is Blowing Toward General Eisenhower GEN DWIGHT EISENHOWER Activity Renounced chinery chemicals building materials and many By rushinfthe orders out Tues day im mediate necessity of tiewriting ihe ceilings to conform to ihe new Jtct which entitles each manufacturer to pass on to buyers his full busi ness cost increases up to July 26 Individual price adjustments must nowbe made A month ago OPS said the orders would bring consumers more rollbacks than in creases Wednesday it said the im pact on family budgets is uncer tain Tuesday brought 5 other major developments in the controls field 1 The wage stabilization board Tank Blast Fatal to 7 at Rochester Rochester Minn than a dozen storage tanks in a bulk oil tank farm exploded into fierce flames Wednesday killing one man injuring another and threatened to envelop another dozen or moretanks Firemen virtually helpless to quench the flames began working on a life break along a road cut tingt through There are between 40 or 50 large storage tanks in the farm some 20 or 30 between where the fire broke out and the road There is no muincipal water supply in the tank farm area Supplies of foam fire lighting equipment were reported to be low City street flushing trucks and dairy tank trucks hauled wa ter to the scene in an attempt to keep the fire from spreading Thick hlack smoke billowed over Rochester Homes Editors Note There speralatlmv la eMMwrntatr Gen EbenlMwers states as a poten tial candidate for the presiden cy In list in the foUowimc ar ticle AP Special Correspondent Relman Maria up the lat developments By RELMAN MOWN New York IP Therewas a sudden burst of smoke and pos sibly some fire on the national political horiion Wednesday and most of it was blowing in the di rection of Geni Dwight D Eisen hower The presidentiaTconventions are still 12 months away But politicians and neopbliti cians suddenly began coming and joing rumors burgeoned from oast to coast the smokefilled hotel rooms were getting smokier and the pace of activity was pick ing up by the minute Hot Weather Topic Whether this was merely anoth er form of hot weather diversion like channel swimming or a por tent of some concrete develop ments was difficult to gauge In any case it was pivoting mainly around Elsenhower The question of his availability as a presidential candidate and fiis chances of winning a nomina tion were absorbing people of all ranks in most of the 48 states Two weeks ago Herbert Brown ell Jr in 1B48 for Gov ThomasE Dawey New York by automobile on a long trip He waslieaded for New Mexico via the DUDLEY WEIBLE Forest Cityan Succeed r f U S Presses Reds for Release of Will Oatis gotiators failed August 678 Election of comjress or change and some other southern states Brownells office declined to answer any questions about the trip The New York state republican committee spokesman said the lawyer was on vacation ASoondlnc But other prominent republi cans said Brownells purpose was ion Weible Is Only Public Candidate DCS Moines Dudley Weible 44 a Forest City attorney and a navy veteran of World war Hwill probably succeed Robert Bush of Des Moines as the new state commander of the Iowa de partment of the American Legion Weible is the only announced candidate for Legions top state post He became a candidate several weeks ago and reportedly has the endorsement of a majority of the states posts The Legion members will elect their state commander at 33rd annual convention in Moines Chinese Complain of Impossible Demands By EARNEST HOBERECHT UN Advance Base Below Kaesong Korea Chi nese and North Korean communists asserted Wednesday that ceasefire talks will collapse unless the UN command agrees to a truce line along the 38th parallel In Washington Secretary of State Dean Acheson promptly retorted thatthe UN can not accept the commu nist demand A blast of red propaganda statements restating a flat demand forthe parallel instead of the present battle front as the truce line was opened Tuesday night as a deadlock in the ceasefire ne gotiations at K a e s o n g passed through it 6th day the road to a peaceful settlement lies only in the two sides withdrawing with the 38th parallel as the basis Gen Peng Tehhuai Chinese commander in Detroit Woman Sells House for It Isnt Hers Detroit Katherine Brown53 was on two years probation Wednesday for sellinr a doortodoor salesman a for f45t when he rang her door belL Mrs Brown didnt own the house however Saletaaan Jer ome Copeland was one of 3 per sons who scented Mrs Brown of seWnc them property she didnt own chief in Korea ment broadcast radio said in a state by the Peipinig If the UN army does not show sincerity and deliberately offers impossible demands and sticks to them the peace conference inevitably f aiL A UN communique said the ne to make prog their basic po mander is traditionally the final sffions during two hours and 22 order ofbusiness for the tion Legion officials point out that although delegates can make seminations for commander from Ihe convention floor there is little along rouie They said they wouia very much surprised ifhe did not stop also to chat with some southern democrats among whom a strong antiTruman movement appeared to be forming Brownell will be gone for another month the state commit tee spokesman said To many Eisen hower is still an unknown quan tity They claim not to knowhis position with respect to the basic likelihood of such action this year 5Bush a Des Moines attorney and a veteran of World war It will complete his year as commander this month Weible born in Crete county Nebraska graduated from grade and high school iru Des Moines J3e attended Grinnell college and was graduated fromDrake in 1929 He at the X debate More Seasonable s However Brig Gen William Nuckols the official allied brief ing the officer told newsmen communist negotiators that had seemed more reasonable He did not elaborate A 17th negotiating session was called for Kaesong at 11 a m Thursday p m Wednesday C for another attempt to fix a ceasefire line but some ob servers saw only a 5050 chance of ever reaching agreement There was speculation that the red negotiators were stalling un j r navy duty in 1944 served two and a half years in the Atlantic theater of opera tions He has over Rochester Homes in i immediate fire area at of business and economics r UU1 which they consider even more as extended indefinitely its allownearby ance of costofliving wage creases which are tied to the gov emments price index President Truman predicting th new law will mean bigger prices for manufacturers wholesalers an retailers said it will be necessary also to allow reasonable adjust ments in wages We cannot ask the worMnj people of this country to reduo their standards of living just t pay for the higher profits this ac provides for business he said 2 OPS formally abolished its slaughtering quotas intended prevent a flow of meat into blacK markets hi conformity with th new law Cancel Cattle It also cancelled two scheduled 4i per cent rollbacks on live cat it has said woule have cut 9 or10 cents a pounc from butchershop beef prices Cattle prices have been rolled back as far as the new law allows for farm products 3 OPS clamped ceilings on prices of goods exported from the U S to conserve home supplies and help the nations allies com bat inflation Exporters may not add more than the preKorea per centage markup to current domes tic prices 4 The office of housing expe diter now armed with stronger rent control powers disappeared as such Mr Truman ordered its main portions transferred to Eric Johnstons economic stabilization agency Heborn as the office of rent stabilization one will function under ESA as an office parallel to OPS and the wage board There was no sign Mr Truman would displace its head Tighe Woods 5 OPS poured out a dozen ad ditional price orders many con taining rollbacks but having small impact on living costs They af fected such materials as rubber products reclaimed rubber brass and copper scrap lubricating oils and greases municipal airport were with water and planes His announced supporters are busy explaining what presum were moved as far from the fire 3S TT WMAU w luo Eisenhower himself remained and inscrutable in his N The fire started in a warehouse owned by the CoOp Oil company of Ofinsted county near T O headquarters in Paris Meanwhile at home a report circulated all the way across the north end of the farm and in a short time had touched off about eight 3000gallon tanks and several with 1000gallon It claimed that when the general accepted the presidency of Columbia university he agreed confidentially to denounce all The dead man was activity By terms of identified as William Jensen about 60 a warehouseman agreement he presumably would return directly to Columbia t T Hays 46 a CoOp his Atlantic pact assignment driver suffered burns on most finished accepting no political c iis body Ths dead man blown about 35 feet from Denials Flat denials of that story came warehouse where the fire some of the men who were r A passing motorist said to Eisenhower when dis warehouse suddenly broke were held with him that c flame and 4 men inside took him to the university They decline use of their names running for safety Those republicans who are The Oyster Is q Sea Food Navy Has a Mere 10693 Dozen Oyster Forks Washington The tony as they sounded They cost of the navys secret hoard of 185 cents apiece he went on J ter works was cleared up besides the silver flaked off s nesday of them It turns out the navy doesnt have 11000000 oyster forks as a columnist Fulton Lewis Jr once reported It has a mere10693 dozen of these 10422 dozen are so poorly made that the fact he admiral said thep navy got stuck with a lot of muchgood silverware during the 4731180 worth Including 151572 emergency only oyster fnrlrc T wouldnt dream of using except in an emergency So the fact is that the navy is down to its last 3252 presentable oyster forks and doesnt plan to order any s Chairman Mahon D said the navy should have looked ii before it bought Admiral Fox n agreed If we had to do it over t again we certainly would not buy Jiem a A liouse appropriations subcommittee pried the story loose from its shell in secret testimony essential is an oyster G fork to the navy Mahon in V 4 since June of 1946 Weible served as 8th districtAmericanism chair man in 194 and legislative chair man the next yearHe was dis trict vicecommander in 1949 and Commander last year Weible has practiced law in Forest City since 1932 He is a former Winnebago county attor ney He is married and the father of 3 children BRIDGE RIGHTS GRANTED Washington The senate public works subcommittee Tues day approved a bill granting the city of Burlington lown the right to operate and own the existing loll bridge across the Mississippi ftfer at Burlington j public Wednesday Rep Taber RN Y wanted to know why the navy stocked any silverplated oyster forks in the first place How it happen he de manded that when you ro into the house restaurant yov get nothing but ordinary steel We evidently not as Roar Adm Charles W Fox chief of the navys bureau of supplies said the oyster forks werent as porting Senator Robert Taft of Ohio for the nomination next year claim that he has made long strides recently in lining up con vention strength They said he has gained support in Illinois Indiana and Wisconsin particu larly In New York and Pennsyl vania where Eisenhower has been endorsed by other party chiefs the Taft faction Hopes to effect a split in both delegations As of Wednesday most licans in both wings are firmly convinced that 1 Eisenhower will be a candi date for the nomination 2 He will butt heads with Taft at the convention 3 His best chance for the nomi nation will come if the Taft wing is convinced that only Eisenhower can beat President Truman 4 The president will run again St Paul Authorities Keep Sisters See Story on 2 St Panl Minn run away St Paul sisters found Tues day in Mason City were in the lands of welfare authorities in St Paul Wednesday Darline Gillen 13 and her sis ongyang and Peiping whether to back down as they did on their in tter of operaitial demand for withdrawal of a member of allied troops from Korea The reds are demanding that the allies withdraw up to 30 miles insome sectors to establish a demilitarized buffer zone ex tending 6 miles on either side of the 38th parallel The allies insist that ihe fight ing end along the present fight ing front with the 8th army re taining territory it has captured in battles north of the prewar frontier North and South Korea May Break Relations With Czechs Debate Proposals for Retaliation foreTfnv affaifr wininittee moved Wednesday ofWil liam JT Oatis bewaman imprisoned in Qeechoslovalia s The de bate Statesto retaliate by breaking relations with Czechoslovakial department already has cutloose atthe Czechs department announced in an ill tempered statement late Tuesday that it is moving to revoke all tho concessions granted to Czechoslovakia rduring the last decade The action was required but the state department listed behavior as the The department declared tiiat Czechoslovakia American harassed jU S businessmen and imprisoned American citizens justi tics in Czechoslovakia the depart mentsaid isacrime ThisLwai al reference to Oatis who was sentenced Ctb 10 years imprisonment on spy charges Oatis the Associated Press in rprague communistrun c TOP RED JfEGOIDkTOR Gten the communist delegation to the ceasefeettalks at Kaesong the 16th session of which ended Wednesdaywithout apparent progress toward solv ing the cuixentissuerlocation ofabufferzone acrossKo rea He smokes a cigaret in an odd holder congresanun Tiave troduced resolutions that the United States diplomats out in Mltht Not Yield Pengs speech indicated the red might break off negotiations rather than yield on this vital months period i endinglCAprfl I eat with the do not see an oyster fork or oysters either They are in the officers messes the admiral replied Un fortunately they have the name oyster fork but they are used tor other food cock it is a common item of ta jleware Far from putting on dog he said the navy has ruthlessly slashed its tableware 94 different items to 20 i point Without doubt he said th road to a peaceful settlement lies only in the two sides withdraw ing with the3athparallel asHx basis setting up a demilitarize zone at the same time carrying out other ceasefire conditions and within a fixed period with drawing all foreign troops from Korea If the TIN army does not show sincerity and offers impossibledemands andsticks t them the peace conference wD inevitably fail Peng made the statement in a broadcast commemorating the 24th anniversary of the founding of the red army in Invincible Peng said the Chinese teer army in Korea is invincible is fighting a justwar against aggression has a high de gree of political consciousness anc has learned from experience to battle a better armed enemj with inferior weapons The war has not turned one bit favorable for the United States Peng said During the past 9 months facts have proven that the longer it fights the stronger the com munist peoples forces become And the Chinese peoples volunteer ter Mary Lou 10 arrived in St army has become an undefeatably Paul Tuesday night looking tired and weary Sheriff Cal Dwan of Mason City said the girls told him they ran away from home because they had been didnt like the way their father had been treating them The girls left home Sunday taking a train to Mason City Thef arc the daughters of Mrs John Gillen by a previous marriage SAME Vlack 24 strong force defending the father land and protecting world peace Gen Chu Teh commander in chief of the Chinese armjj saidin another speech broadcast by Pei ping that China is strengthening and modernizing its army and es tablishing naval and air arms for it Admit Casualties Other Peiping broadcasts ad mitted for thefirst time that China has been flooded with cas ualties from the Korean war There was speculation at this base that the communists are stall ing for time while top Chinese North Korean and possibly Rus sian leaders consider the allied proposal Some sources suggested that the reds have forwarded the allied sroposal to Pyongyang the North Korean capital Peiping the Chi nese capital and possibly the so viet far eastern base of Vladivos tok for final consideration and de cision Iowa Share of Defense Awards Runs to Less Than 7 Per cent Washingion has re ceived less than one per cent o the contracts awarded by th army navy and air force in aj Annl munitions tioard reports show Between July and April of this year Iowa received defense contracts The iriunitionsboard figure in eludes only major contracts The Towa amount isonly seven tenths of one per cent of the 977016000 in iy the 3 services It is a gain lowever over earlier figures re leased by the senate small busi ness committee Iowahad received sixtenthso cent of thetotal defense spending up to Jan 31 195L Th amount was Most of the states defense con tracts came from the army Tota army contracts in Iowa totalec in the 9month period favy contracts totaled 300 and the air force spent S6 214000 in the state for the period Defense Calls for 41JOOQ in October Washington 5s defense epartment Wednesday called for ae drafting of 41000 men in Oc forthe marine corps and 36000 for the army The total for the month is an increase of 6820 over that previ usly asked for September when the army is to get 28000 and the marines 6180 The marine corps resorted to e draft in August for the first me since the start of the Korean ampaign Under the call October will be the 3rd month of drafting for the larines In the AugustOctober period he marines expect to draft 18180 in addition to obtaining re ruits through a continuing vol nteer program The October call for 41000 is ie highest monthly draft quota nee March when 80000 men were all for the army Draftingdropped to a low for he Korean war period in July hen only 15000 men were in ticted by the army MacArthur for Gain Statedepartment S embassy in though curbed by taelred for still is a useful ing post t Officials looki cally otL acongressional elation of me cwnmuiust might be aMwpOttsitt the hands the departjbent which is trying to Br JACK BELL f Douglas j S renre visit prisoner The state departments against tariff concessions granted to Czechoslovakia was required by congress In extending the re ciprocal trade actvthis yearcon gress decreed that tariff benefit underline be denied all to sayiduringjthe 195Jcampaign about some ofthe republican sen ators views on Korea Senator Cain tas been in vthe forefront of Mac on tariffs andtrade Iprom treat ment to The get without pennissionOf of the othercountrii Arthurscongressional supporters old a reporter he has heard indi United States will ask Cain is running t or reelectipn lie not be surprisiiS Cain said ifthe deposed Pacificcom mander finds time to praise Cains ecord and his views particularly n far eastern questions Cain said he saw thegeneral re enfly but Wd not discusspolitics m any way He said he received rhat he regards as cheering news f the generals intentions vfrbm another source MacArthuf said recently he in ends to raisehis voice loud and often as I believe it to be in he interest of the American peo le His spokesman retired Maj en Courtney Whitney said Mac Vrthur is going to accept some in flations but hasnt decided exact where he will go Sept 17 to let the discriminate against Czech goods by restoring higher tariff on them This permission is expected to JM granted easily if the state depart ment speaks as forcibly in eva asit did here Tuesday All About Singer Frahkie Laine in Good Condition Hollywood Singer Frankie was in good condition at a ospital Wednesday after an op xationon an injured nerve in s left leg Dr Gordon Smith Dcrformed ie operation Tuesday whUe 17 embers of Laines San Fernando alley Fan club stood vigil at ood Samaritan hospital Laine injured the leg years o while participating in a rMII M The Weather walkathon contest He said the eration forced him to cancel 50000 worth of personal appear nee dates scheduled for August Minimum Mason Cltyi Partly ctoudy Wed nesday night withlow W63 Thursday partly cloudy with scattered afternoon thunder showers HighiTmnrsday near 90 Iowa Partly through Thursday Local showers north west portion Wednesday night or Thursday Not much change in temperature Low Wednesday night in midsixties High Thursday ne ar 80 Further1 outlook Partly cloudy and humid with scattered thun dershowers Friday and Satur day Turning cooler Minnesota Partly cloudy vto dy scattered showers or thtin dershowers north and west por tions Wednesday night Local thundershowers Thursday Warmer northeast portion Vf etl nesday night Low Wednesday night 6083 High Thursday around 90 GlobeGazette weather up to a m Wednesday Maximum 85 ;