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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NCWSPAriR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Casualty Toll in Korean War Climbs Rapidly 18301 Americans Killed in Fighting UNITED NATIONS figures for United Nations forces in Korea are climbing steadily reflecting bitter fighting waged during the deadlocked nice talks an Associated Press survey showed Saturday Dead and wounded for 17nation force fighting tinder the U N flag now total 262421 an increase of 29288 since an AP survey in April Overall figures in cluding dead wounded and miss ing total 384609 April Survey The April on fig ures supplied by delegates of coun tries fighting in total casualties as 419456 South Korean officials since have revised their list of missing however dropping 63000 from the April roll The South Korean figures do not include the hundreds of thousands of civilians that have fallen victim to the tide of war In comparison to the U N totals the last U S Army estimate of Communist Chinese and North Korean military in an overall figure of There was no attempt to break this d o w n into dead wounded and missing however Most Dead The Republic of Korea ROK has had the most dead and wounded of any of the nations ranged under the U N flag 37 167 lead 112427 wounded The United States is next with 18301 dead and 85298 wounded based on thisweeks Pentagon re port The U S also lists 1611 known prisoners and 11042 miss ing bringing its current casualty total to 116252 Thisis an increase of 1403 U S killed and 7062 wounded since the April tabulation Britain lists total casualties as 3250 dead 1601 wounded 939 prisoners 197 missing lists total 2560 516 dead 1643 wounded 234 prisoners 1G7 miss ing AswcUted Prcu ud United Press Full wires Five Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 30 This 1aper of Two Ono Mo 279 Boy Knew Harry Deals in Letters DENVER WVThe FBI jailed a IGyearold Basin Wyo boy Fri day and charged him with im personating a federal officer to wit Harry S Truman FBI Agent George C Burton said the boy whose name was withheld attempted to fleece an 83yearold widow of by mailing her a letter purporting to be from President Truman Bur ton said the letter was mailed from Plymouth Mich after the boy ran out of funds there on a hitchhiking trip The FBI said the letter read This is a very important letter from the President of the United States of America I am asking a great favor from you Read every word of this There is a boy in Plymouth Mich where J am at He has no legs nor no arms and was in hopes that you would send this boy two thousand dollars for new arms and legs which were shot off fighting for his country Please send the money right away as soon as you get this let ter Do not wait one day to send it Yours truly Harry S Truman Pres of US Eastern Railroads Have Union Shop WASHINGTON la bor has won a big skirmish in its fight for the union shop by persuad ing Eastern railroads to agree to the compulsory union membership provision Long negolialions between the Eastern carriers and 17 nonoperat ing unions ended Friday night with an agreement giving the union their demands Spokesmen said that there were important qualifications to the agreement letting some groups of workers out of the requirement that they become union members The extent of these exemption was not immediately determined OLEO COLLECTION DES MOINES state De partment of Agriculture reports that Iowa oleomargarine tax col lections for August totaled More than double those of lasl Booth and substantially higher tfcan August 3951 ALL SHE HAS Betty Woithing ton whose cooker spaniel Paddy was run over and killed at Freehold N J by a speeding car in Gqv Acllai Steven sons motor caravan clutches Bumpy the only pet she has left Stevenson when he found out the owner of the dead dog said he was exceedingly concerned about the accident and wanted to make amends U S Pilots Have Excellent Hunting Bag 5 Red Planes SEOUL Korea Sabre jets destroyed ox damaged 17 Communist MIG15s Saturday in a series of high altitude battles over North Korea Sabvejet pilots claimed five of the Communist jot fight ers destroyed one probably destroyed and 11 damaged Fifth Air Force said 79 Sabres tangled with about 100 o IhcRussianbuilt jets in the area around the Suihio reservoir iear the Yalu River and around Smuiju in Northwest Korea Bast Hunting The 17 MIG claims constituted he best day of hunting the Sabres lave had in August and brought the monthly loll to 82 MIGs de stroyed probably destroyed or damaged It was the second straight day he MIGs put in an appearance afmost wanted men in America ler staying safely in the Red China a few hours of each othci TaftHartley Civil Rights Big Issues By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Will Stevenspn come out for repeal of the TailHartley act Would Eisenhower accept acompulsory Fair Employ ment Practices Commission if Congress wanted one In the last lull before the autumnal political storms questions like these stirred speculation while the candidates themselves kept quietly paign ahead Reported very much pleased sanctuary at Antung Manchuria iust across the Yalu River The MIGs came out to seek rethefts in Jowa Friday night and Saturday morn lnS both were wanted for for their onesided defeat Friday when they tried vainly to crack through a ring of F8G Sabres prolecling fighterbombers in a massive slrike on Pyongyang American Supcrforts also stepped up pressure on the Communists again by blasting an important Red power plant in Northwest Korea Hit Capital The raid came a few hours after Allied fighterbombers hit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang with one of the heaviest assaults of the war The Supcrforts were over the tar get for nearly three hours They used eiectronic aiming devices to shower down bombs on some un damaged areas and on installations the Communists had been trying to repair Returning pilots said Ihey made excellent bomb runs and that Red antiaircraft fire was mea ger Two Communist nightfight ers made passes at the B29s but fired no shots holdups through the West South west and Midwest McCarthy Ready for Campaign WASHINGTON Iff Joseph R McCarthy feeling fine but stilla little weak after an oper back to Ihe hospilal Saturday but only for a few days After a physica checkup and possible further treatment at the Naval Hospital in Bethesda Md he plans to return to Wisconsin Wednesday McCarthy is seeking rcnomi nation in Wisconsins Republican primary Sept n Friday he told a reporter he will campaign for both Dwight D Eisenhower and Sen Richard Nixon who have said they will endorse McCarthy for another term if he is rcnomi nated SAME Black flat means death in pi I IlODTft Two Men on Most Wanted List Captured BY THE WIRE SERVICES FBI captured two of tha 10 men Joseph Franklin Bent 25 was UtJllul CU1UJUY lilUIlt wounded and captured by FBI lhc aim ot FEPC agents at Texas City Tox Fri BENT super market ran Rejects Settlement on Oil Too Much for Sergeant Breaks Down SIOUX CITY been too much for the sergeant and he youngest child KmonlhoUl Charlycc Grandparents Mr and Mrs flown ii broke down Saturday TSgt Charles U Buggy 28 had come a Jong way lo learn that polio killed his son ami had strickened one of his two daughters His crippled wife needed an operation His crippled wife needed an operation lo Arm ana tlio He himself had transferred from a ship to a pi one in the Atlantic mcrcy mlssitm getting Buggy homo can and he arrived showinc the strain in his ivrl OVPS nnri IIIQ rinin A 1325 was assigned for tho final Ic Ocean and he arrived showing the strain in his red eyes and his chain smoking moKing order of Gen Hoyt S Vamlenberg Air Forco chief of staff When lie He went all to pieces when he got here a relative who sheltered arrived Col John Carey who commands the air bnsc hero look him and his wife said Buggy aside Not in Condition nu 11 ii not in condition to talk to anyone his wifes foster aunt said Hes too broken up to think of Later he met his wife at her aunts home and embraced her ten AJUIUI in inui mb wuu a HIM auni s nome ami emurnceci nor ton VIU UK luumuu UIUHU uuwn anu meu lor ino nrsi nine since derly She wears a brace on her back as a result of automobile in her son died juries years ago Buggy started out foxhome aboard an Army transport ship The His fouryearold son Charles died of polio four days ago His Ail Forcc sent an amphibian plane lo take Buggy off the ship but the His fouryearold son Charles died of polio four days ago His All sent an amphibian plane lo take Buggy off tl daughter Kathleen six is a polio patient at St Josephs Hospital Piano smashed a propeller on n life bontin rough seas She was reported out of danger The Coast Guard dispatched another amphibian am Buggy and his wife planned lo visit Kathleen Then the ilred parthe transfer Friday 800 miles at sea He was transferred lo the B25 cnls wanted to go to their home at Wlnncbago Neb to sec their at Salem Mass and flown to the Sioux City Air Force base writing speeches for the camwith Stevensons view on civil rights but declined to discuss FEPC aniipoll tax and anliIyncli with results of two days of speechproposals in detail making inand around New York Gov Adlai E Stevenson was back uuvriuini oiuvuiiaim wt uatK sparKman paused in Chicago on m Springfield getting ready to inhis way to Grand Rapids Mich vatic labor strongholds in Michi gan Some political observers believe the Democratic Presidential nomi nee may make his Labor Day ad dresses in DetroitjPontiac and Flint the occasion for advocating repeal of the TaftHarlley Recent statements to newsmen hint that the governor may be coming around to the view that the best way to handle the law that has aroused the ire of labot is lo wipe it off the books State Action Gen Dwight D Elsenhower the Republican presidential candidate has said he favors slate rather than federal action to assure equal employment But his close advisor Sen Hen ry Cabot Lodge Jr of Massachu I LJ i UL IVI day night He is sclts lokl newsmen the n general never has said he would veto FEPC legislation He also said Eisenhower is against fili busters Lodge accused Stevenson of doubletalk in urging abolition of filibusters thai have blocked ac tion on FEPC and other antidis crimination bills Lodge said the Democrats con trolled the Senate the last four years nnd did nothing to eliminate filibusters He said Stevensons kinijuaLti n juj ouiu a FBI agents said Bent fought running mate Sen John T Spark ike a crazy man when they surman of Alabama opposed a civil prised him Friday night righls program in 1950 Tlic other fugitive captured was Sparkman told reporters in Chi William Merle Martin 42 at St eago he is completely in accord Louis Martin had been hiding in a wooded area near St Louis for two clays while police and other search parlies Iricd lo flush him out Martin finally made a break into town nnd stole a car for a get away Police captured him in the stolen car Martin stole a pair of license elates from a car owned by Ear Mclnlirc of West Liberty Afler svard Martin signed his name lo an Iowa aulo registration slip and istcd a Muscatinc county address so the registralion plates would match the FBI said in Chicago Sparkman paused in where Saturday night ho will ad dress the national convention of the American Veterans of World War Jl Anthers political the battles ahead Truman delivers a major speech Monday night in Milwaukee if Eisenhower Will Visit Albert Lea Con Dwiglit D Eisenhower will visit Albert Lea Minn Sept 10 it was announced Saturday The general also will visit Owa tonna and has an invitation to speak at a studcntsforEiscnhowcr rally at Carlcton College Nortliflcld Later he will visit St Paul and make a public address from the steps of the stale capitoi building The visit to Minnesota will follow within JO days a speech next Sat urday near Kasson The announce ment of the tour touched off specu lation that Ike might visit Iowa be fore going to Minnesota In Burlington James Schramm GOP state chairman said he was unable to make any slalcmenl on an Eisenhower lour of Iowa except o say that he definitely will visit the Jinwkeye state sometime within the next two months Schramm said he expected details of the tour to beannounced within n week lowan Disagrees on Latin Aid LIMA Peru if U S Sen Bourkc B Hickenlooper RIowa said Saturday he disagreed with a view of Sen Robert A Taft ROhip that military aid to Latin American countries would oniy en courage revolutions Hickenlooper is cnroute to Quito Ecuador for the inauguration of Presidentelect Jose Maria Vclasco Ibarra Sunday The Iowa senator referred to a statement made by Taft in an ad dress at Charlottesville Va in June Taft said he could not sec how Latin America could help the U S in its antiSoviet operation and added lhat Ive always Ihoughl arms to South America would only foment more revolu tions in South America itself RAGGED PRISONER of the FBIs 10 most wanted men was captured early Sat urday in StLouis Martin had sought Hiding in n wooded area near St Louiu His pants were torn off at the knees and he said he hadnt eaten in two days He was captured in St Louis when he stole a car Paul Belt wore taking care of her CoOperation In Flight The Army the Air Forco and Iho Coast Guard cooperated in the assigned for Iho final leg of the mission on the personal The colonel told Buggy his son had tiled An Air Force car look him lo Mrs Lois Rcbrcs her aunts house Ho met his wife in tho living room The wife Hannah 2G broke down and cried for Iho firsl time since SERGEANT IS HOME wirephoto Charles Buggy embraces i v v i j ci k jj u ft viu i wi civJt3 his wife as he Beached the endof a long trip home from Choked up with emotion neither could say a Europe word Minnesota Girl Married Here by Proxy to Egyptian in Cairo A University of Minnesota coed Dorothy A John son 20 was married by proxy in Justice of Peace G R Setvi aons office in Mason City Saturday morning lo a science instructor now stationed in Egypt The bridegroom is Mohamed A Gheith 27 who at the time of his am Mason City time wedding was sev eral thousand miles awuy turing in geology at the Fac ulty of Science School Abbassia Cairo Egypt He previously had studied at the University of Min nesota Preparations ceremony got for the wedding under way two weeks ago when Mohamed notified his future bride lhat he would be unable to get away for their wed ding M Khairy Jssa a graduate stu dent at the University Of Minne sota was chosen by Mohamed as his standin Issa is a native of Egypt Apparenlly Mrs Issa didnl mind seeing her husband marry Miss Johnson Mrs Issa was ma tron of honor D II Filzpalrick a Mason City lawyer was best man Egyptian law requires visas for anyone entering the country to live the only way lo gel a visa is to be married to an Egyptian na Miss Johnsons mar riage by proxy enabling her to join her new husband in Cairo Incidentally the affidavit auth orizing Issa to be Gheiths standin at his own wedding was signed by Myles StamUsh Iff Slandish a name made famous during early colonial days with Ihc courtship of Priscilla Aldcn is a member of Iho American embassy staff in Cairo Reds Again Protest Prisoner Killing PANMUNIOM Korea Gcn Nam II chief Communist truce delegate Saturday protested to the United Nations the death of One Communist prisoner and the wounding of 26 others fn AHied POW camps The North Korean general reg istered the protest in a note handed Hurricane Bears Down on Atlantic Coastal States FlaMVL m m cd i a I emergency precautions were or dcrcd Saturday on the Georgia and 10000000 grant was made to help subdelegate truce meeting South Carolina coasts for a danger ous Atlantic hurricane approaching the shore line The edge of Ihe vicious tropica iuu UJt 11 UplLcll jij twislcr already was being felt George Midclleton conferred Rain was falling in Savannah Ga and the barometer dropping Thousands of Labor Day week endcrs were fleeing Georgia beaches and island resorts U S Offers Million for Salaries HST ChurcHill Sought Solution TEHRAN ilohnmmed Iran Premier Mossadegh rejected aturday night the joint proposal bt resident Truman and Prime Min ster Winston Churchill for settle ncnl of the AngloIranian oil dis and accomplished putc Mossadegh made a special radio rondcasl to the nation to announce ho rejection He said he will call both houses of Parliament into ses sion to draft a formal rejection of he USBriliih plan Announcement The premiers announcement tamo soon after government iources declared the proposal was lot likely to be accepted The official sources said Iran was nol inclined lo accepl Ihe Tru nanChurchillcondition that com poiisatlon for nationalization of Jho AngloIranian Oil Co be decided by he International Court at Iho Hague Mossadegh was also reported Itsnppolntcd by the U S offer an Immediate grunt of U help Iran meet critical budget problem He apparently had ex pected a much larger figure Oil Expert Kazcmilassibiorient Mossadeghs principal advisers said Iran could not acoept British participation in oil operations in Iran said could not rec ognize the AngloAmericandemand that Iran recognize the legal posi tion of the nationali i Wont V nlso because 1C Irandidi not accept from tho AngltafanTaii OllCompaiiy she definitely willnol soil herself for Thedramatic joint plea bythe LJ S and BrilainUhat5lrari accept the now formula for an early and equitable solution lo the oil dis pute was delivered to Mossadegh Saturday afternoon He called conference with his im mediulely Mossadegh called on Ihe Shahof Iran to inform him of the US Brillsh proposal and government sources said Ihe Shnh Ipld him to use the opportunity to settle the oil dispute to Irans advantage In London a British government spokesman describedthe joint pro posals as very fair with strings attached London sources considered llje joinl proposal and the personal ap peal of Mr Truman and Churchill the maximum effort to meet Mossadeghs problem Oil Income Iran has been without oil income for approximately a year Premier Mossadeghs government is report ed bchint in salary payments Army police arid government work ers and other expenses Quick Solution The United Slales offer of meet Ihese problems quickly Last Wednesday American Am bassador Loy Henderson and the ranking British diplomat in Iran hours with Mossadegh on proposals which the Unilcd States and Britain might make 78 ON PAROLE DES MOINES of the state Parole Board show that it Jrarocflooru snow mai IS along the 250 mile stretch of Al has rclcascd 78 inmates on parolo linltf u lanlic coastlinebetween Fernan dina FJa and Georgetown SC The weather bureau located this seasons first hurricane about 130 miles southeast of Brunswick Ga It was moving northwest at about 10 miles per hour with highest winds of 80 lo 90 miles per hour re ported over a small area near the center during June July and August rAII About The Weather Mason Ctfy Mostly cloudy Satur day Increasing cloudiness Sun day with afternoonshowers Gales extended out about 200iowa raitly cloudy warm and miles northeast and 75 miles west of the center Practically all ot some 5000 sum mer visitors and residents of Tybee Island and Savannah Beach were ready lo evacuate to escape high water predicted for Saturday after noon WINS POPPr PRIZE DES MOINES WVMarlancl John on son of Mr and Mrs Kar C Johnson of Elma has won a to U N liaison officers at a brief first prize in the national poppy poster contest humid Saturday with widely scattered thiindershowers Some what cooler Sunday Minnesota Showers Saturday afternoon Cooler and turning cooler Sunday and Sunday night GlobeGazette weather data up to 8am Saturday Maximum i 7S Minimum 67 At 8 am 68 Precipitaiion 58 YEARAGO Maximum n Minimum ;