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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAMR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N 11 0 H I 0 R S HOME EDITION Mason City Storti Friday and Saturday Nights Until 9 Oclock VOL Lvn Associated and United Full Least Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 8 This Paper Consists of Two Trapped Yanks Making Some Progress Attlee Leave It Up to UN Two Recognize Policy Split on China But Wont Let It Interfere Washington Tru man and Prime Minister Attlee said Friday they hope for a peace ful settlement of the Korean cri sis but that if the Chinese com munists do not share this atti tude the United Nations will de cide what actions to take For our part the two asserted In a final communique on their week long talks here we de clare in advance our firm resolve to uphold the principles of the UN charter The 2000word communique an nounced 1 President Truman told Att lee he hoped it would never be necessary to use the atomic bomb and that he intends to keep Attlee informed of developments which might bring about a change in the situation Support View 2 The British a n d American leaders agreed that consideration of the Formosa question in the UN will contribute to the maintenance of peace and security in the Pa cific This has been the Ameri can position all along and Attlee now supports it 3 The two frankly recognized then policy split over Britains recognition of communist China and Americas recognition of the Chinese nationalists on Formosa but expressed determination to prevent it from interfering with our United effort in support of our united objectives Continue Fight 4 British and American troops will continue to carry out their UN missions of opposing aggres sion in Korea and there j2gi be rewarding aggression whether in the far easfor elsewhere 5 They agreed that when plans for creating an integrated European defense force are ap proved a supreme commander should be appointed They ex pressed hope the appointment could me made soon This ap parently meant the British view that a comamnder should be named at once even before com pletion of the plans had made no headway with Mr Truman By JOE QUINN United Press Staff Correspondent With TJ S 1st Marine Division Korea UP A poll among U S Government Lifts Ottumwa Rent Control Washington Ex pediter Tighe Woods Friday lifted rent controls from 7 communities on recommendations of local gov erning bodies orrent boards The communities included Ottumwa Iowa Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Fri day night and Saturday A little warmer Saturday Low Friday night 18 High Saturday 30 Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday over entire state Colder east and north Friday night Low Friday night 10 to 15 Somewhat warmer Saturday with high 28 to 32 Diminishing westerly winds becoming light and variable Saturday Further outlook Lows Sunday morning near 12 Partly cloudy and somewhat warmer Sunday with high 30 to 35 FiveDay Weather Outlook will average two to 5 degrees below normal Normal high 35 Normal low 18 Warmer Saturday and Sunday Turning colder Monday Precip itation will average onetenth to onequarter inch moisture con as snow Sunday or Monday and again Wednes day Minnesota Snow northeast and snow flurries west and south Friday night Blowing and drifting snow east half gradu ally subsiding with diminishing winds Friday night Saturday partly cloudy mostly cloudy east with snow flurries north east Somewhat colder Friday night LowFriday night 5 north west 1015 southeast High Saturday 20 northwest 2530 southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 30 Minimum 1 At 8 a m Precipitation 03 TEAR AGO v Maximum 2 Minimum 3 AP Wirephoto HIS BANK ACCOUNT BRINGS Spears 32 left has admitted spend ing placed inhis account at the national bank of Lima Ohio through error but says I didnt write any bad checks He is free on bond after pleading innocent to charges of grand obtaining money under false pretenses and drawing checks without funds Here he confers with his attorneys Ernest S Navarre and Mrs Barbara Rizor lowans With Marine Retreat Vote for Dropping ABomb of communist troops showed Friday that most believed the atom bomb should be dropped on the and the quicker the better Id drop the bomb all over China and Manchuria Pfc Eob ert Watson of Southland Iowa said Most of the civilians are damn communists anyway so we might as well kill them as sol diers Looks like we have to use it now and when we start we might as well go all the way Pfc Don ald S McFarland of Houston Texas said Use it now Sgt J E Beauch mant of Tiffin Iowa said Weve already lost too many lives here If were going to win any war with China weve got to use it Pfc James Keener of Wanen Ohio said They have so many people we cant do otherwise Weve helped China so long its hard to say Corp Darvis L Kelley of Adel Ga said If weye got to do it I am forit If we had the manpower of the last war we could lick them without the bomb We cant back down now and theres no use wasting more lives Corp Francis C Harring ton Jr of Saginaw Mich said We gotta drop it quick Drop a hundred of them and put the first one at the Chosin reservoir which we just left Pyt LeRoy Baker of Indianapolis Ind said North Iowa Ice Stays on Road peratures had moderated in Iowa Friday reminders of this weeks cold wave remained From two inches to a foot of snow was on the ground and in some places strong winds have piled it in deep drifts The weather bureau has predicted heavy drifting in northeast Iowa where the snow is the deepest Friday Roads remained hazardous for driving Throughout the state they were snowpacked and icy in cities towns and sheltered areas The most dangerous road tipns according to the state police radios morning report were Emmet and Palo Alto counties which were 90 per cent ice cov ered Kossuth county which was 50 per cent ice covered The Mason City area where highways were 75 per cent ice covered and a strong west wind was blowing snow The Waterloo area wbere there was some light driftingHigh ways north of Waterloo were 50 per cent covered with packed snow and ice Counties in the extreme north east corner of the state were 25 to 100 per cent snow andice cov ered VOTE WITH MINORITY Washington Iowas 8 con gressmen all republicans voted with the minority Thursday as the house passed a bill calling for a 90day extension of the federal rent control act UN Ready to CoOperate If China Stops Lake Success r i t a i n called uponred ChinaFriday to stop killing United Nations troops Korea withm the pale ot tne UIN charter If she does this British MinisterofState Kenneth Younger said she will find all JJN members both east and west reaciy to cooperate In amajor policy speech before the general assemblys political committee the British delegate thus appeared to be making a con ciliatory movetoward the Peiping regime He assured the Chinese reds that ho country here had any desire to fightthem At the same time Younger de clared that UN troops were sent to Korea originally to resist ag gression and that they would stand by this principle despite the inter vention of the Chinese communists Youngerspoke after the political committee heard a special report from the UNs 7member Korean commission challenging soviet claims that the Chinese in Korea were volunteers Meanwhile it was disclosed that British Prime Minister Attlee will visit the UN late Friday Attlee has been engaged in 4 days of conferences with President Truman in Washington He will be entertained at a dinner Friday night at the home of UN Secre taryGeneral Trygve Lie Indias Sir Senegal N Rau leader of thebehindthescenes peace efforts said he still had re ceived no reply from Peiping either tohis personal appeal or to an appealfrom 13 Asian and middle countries The latter group last Tuesdaycalled upon the Chi nesecommunists UP stop at the 38th parallel Guerrillas Operating Behind Line By DON WHITEHEAD With U S8th Army Korea ff red force of up to 40000 well armed reorganized North Korean operating behind the 8th army lines Friday It is increasingly harassing the United Nations retreat south For the past 3 months the reds have slipped out of the hills and valleys with hit and run raids on villages and supply lines The 8th army has been fighting a war within a war to control the menace The socalled guerrillas for the most part are North Korean troops who were bypassed n the allied offensive last September The big breakthrough in the south left thousands of enemy troops behind who refused to sur render An 8th army staff officer esti mates there are more than 20000 in the frozen hills and secluded valleys But South Korean police say there are up to 40000 About half of them are in the area between Seoul and Pyong yang operating east of the main supply route for the 8th army The other half are in the Namwon area in southwest Korea Capt James Tate of Rome Ga who has kept in close touch with the guerrilla situation said the only way the army could have wiped out this force would have been to comb eVery hill and val ley in the big advance north America Bans Red Shipments Washington commerce department Friday banned Amer ican ships and planes from carry ing strategic materials anywhere in the world destinedfor comm mst China or soviet Europe The ban iseffective immediate ly It applies to movement of weapons fissionable materials or strategic industrial goods con signed between any two points outside the United States even intermediary points if the goods are to go to those areas The ban likewise was rnade applicable to shipments destined for Hong Kong or Macao the British and Portuguese portsoff China to insure that goods will not be forwarded from those ports into communist China itself LunchCounter Owners Find Profits by Slashing Prices Montreal Que drug store owners fattened their bank rolls Friday by clashing lunch counter prices in half And lemme tell you it works said Sid Barofsky over a nickel cup of coffee Were making 3 times as much as we used to make and xve cant keep up with the rush Sid and his brother Nat are do ing it with coffee for a nickel bacon eggs toast and coffee for a quarter and sandwiches for a dime except salmon Canned salmon comes high so we sell them for 12 cents said Sid Head Advance Gifts in Good Samaritan Appeal LEE P LOOMIS Lee P Loomis publisher of the Mason City GlobeGazette will be chairman of the advance gifts sec tion of the Mason City Good Sa maritan Home Building Fund campaign according to an an nouncement made Friday morning by Rob Roy Cerney general cam paign chairman Serving with Mr Loomis as as sociate chairmen are C E Leff Icr vice president and manager of DOUGLAS G SWALE the SiegMason City Co Douglas G Swale executive vice presi dent ofthe First National bank and Nate Levinson attorney The Advance Gifts section is one of two campaign divisions comprised of a small group of leading business men and women who will begin solicitation of a select list of the larger prospective next week The public C E LEFFLER campaign will take place the 1st part of January Mr Cerney pointed out in his announcement that the Good Sa maritan appeal is for a permanent civic improvement and success depends upon gifts being of such a size that most donors will need to take 3 years for payment He went on to say that the 3year payment can in many cases pro vide larger tax savings for the NATE LEVINSON large donors Upon arriving in Mason City 25 years ago Mr Loomis made in quiry about the idle structure Something should be done to turn the project from an eyesore to an asset for Mason City he said This project has been bril liantly started and it remains for Mason City to now do its share and complete the home for the aged that will shelter 140 guests AP Wirephoto DIVES TO der James R Iliunaut 41 of Hetnpstead L I commander of the coast gruard cutter Rock away lost his life at sea be tween Hatteras and Bermuda when he rejected volunteers and made a hazardous dive to free the fouled propeller of his ship His mask and belt were recovered but his body has not been found He leaves a wife formerly of Wilmington N Car and two children Relief Column Attempts to Cut Through Chinese Northeast Front Korea Iff A great column of U S marines and soldiers desperately battling south fronithe reservoir area made good progress Friday against intense small arms fire from the encircling Chinese U S 10th corps headquarters announced Friday night Two new threats menaced the battered column however An enemy force described only as large moved south along an obscure mountain trail 4 miles west of the Hagaru Koto escape route of the Americans This enemy force ap parently was trying to slide n ahead of the cutoff column confronting it with a new mass of Chinese Airfield Under Attack The Koto airfield the Ameri cans only link with the outside world was under air attack This dispatch contained no details of y2000 1800 1600 140CT 1ZOCT 10CKT 800 4001 WHY PUT IT OFF Send in Your Gift Right How PREVIOUSLY REPORTED TTpIpe ttolbraok Marten Ann k Jo Club HEO Club T A T Club Just Rite Club 1 CronlnDcxter Auxiliary Daurhters ot Penelope 3 30 3 3 30i THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE GOAL OF CAMPAIGN SUM YET NEEDED Tempo of Cheer Gifts Too Slow X C E P T FOR THE FACT that hes seen it hap pen every year for the p as t quarter of a cen tury the man who receives and transmits your gifts to the Christmas Cheer Fund would be just a bit dis couraged at this stage of the solicitation There always a few days when the num ber of contributions is painfully slow This is such a day But always in the any failure since the venture was begun in has been an awakening to the task by the generoushearted people of oui community This year will be no exception A glance at your calendar wil reveal that just 14 giving days remain between now and Satur day Dec 23 when the solicitation will be brought to a close This means the average daily addition to the fund must be pretty close to S150Nine gifts totaling wont dp the job Enough saic on that subject The job of making the fund do the most good forthe largest num ber has already started over in the quarters of Family Service Inc Youll help by getting your gift in at once Either bring it to the Globe Gazette office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa Norway Calls Up Military Reserves Oslo Norway will call up some special categories of military personnel because of the serious international situation the defense department announced Friday HICKENLOOPER EXPENSES DCS Moines e n a t o r Bourke Hickenlooper RIowa reported to the secretary of state Friday he spent in his suc cessful bid for reelection Nov 7 Hickenlooper said he received 925 including from the re publican senate campaign commit tee Gen Collins Is Confident UN to Hold Washington The army chief of staff said on his return from Korea Friday that our forces there will be able to take care of themselves without fur ther serious losses Gen j Lawton Collins told re sorters he based his belief upon a personal inspection of the war ront and conferences with Gen Douglas MacArthur and his prin cipal field commanders Collins left hurriedly a week ago for the far east immediately after the sudden reversal of al ied fortunes At the airport where he com pleted the trip Friday he re seated what he said in Seoul sev eral days ago that the situation that has developed in Korea was caused by the intervention of strong Chinese communist forces Collins said he could not dis close publicly the details of his findings or his conversations in Korea but that he would report fully and immediately to the joint chiefs of staff He commented he had gone to the battle area to find out how the army could best back up and support the UN forces GetOutVote Campaign on Bond Issue More than 4000 Mason City public school children will be ask ing of more than 14000 voters during tne next few Are yougoing to vote Monday May have your yellow feather It will all be the result of a plan by the Mason City P T A council to get out the vote in Mondays school bond election and at the same time give the children a practical lesson in citizenship The P T A council has provid ed yellow feathers to be distrib uted at the polls to every voter and to be worn through the day In the evening the school children will collect as many feathers as possible in a contest pitting school against school class against class and individuals within each school against each other No prizes will be offered the council decided but the children will have their attention called to the importance of voting even though no physical prize isaward ed at the polls The polls will be open only from 7 a m to 7 p 8 p m as the general election it was pointed out There will be only 4polling places one for each ward At each voting place parking spaces will be reserved by the police department and marked For voting The polling places are 1st ward school administration building 2nd ward courthouse 3rd ward city hall basement and 4th ward S R garage Eisenhower Warns of Total Draft Gall Camp Pickett Va Dwight D Eisenhower warned 20000 troops in training here that the United States soon may have o call all our young men bnck o military service We cry for peace and there is no peace Eisenhower in uniform said here Thursday in an im promptu address as he visited the camp with General Mark W commander of army field forces He told the soldiers members of the 43rd infantry division and other units that they should de mand a rigorous training period If you have to fight you must be prepared to fight he said SAME Ut traffic In put i honn he air attack Tight security silence was main lined on the exact location of the breakout column It was officially reported that the east coast port of Wonsan re Report Rescuers Close to Trapped Men Washington S 3rd division troops are only 6 miles from 20000 marine and army troops fifhtinj their way south ward from Koto out of a nese trap in Korea a navy spokesman said Friday mained in alliedhands Previous reports had said this port abandoned Kussianmade MIG15 jet fight ers clashed with American F80 jets in a dogfight 18000 feet above the breakout column Results were not known nor were the numbers of planes participating A 10th corps spokesman said the U S marines and soldiers along with a small forceof Brit ish Royal Marine commandos had not yet passed the critical stage hi their breakout attempt A relief column of theTJ S 3rd division was drivjnanprth in an effort to clear road between the mountains linfc up with thej5irueelinesurvi yors from Changjin A snowstorm prevented allied planes from supporting these forces Friday However the navy said that navy and marine flyers Thursday flew 507 sorties most of them m direct support of the withdrawing troops These flights were in addition to about 250 flown by the air force in the com effortto blast ari escape route for the leathernecks Amer ican infantrymen and British ma rine commandos Hundreds Flown Out Hundreds of critically wounded men havebeen flown out and sup plies flown in by way of the bumpy airstrip U S 10th corps headquarters reported the assault on it but had no details Far to the southwest of this bit ter action the U S 8th army con solidated positions on its newly formed west Korean defense line Only patrol contact was reported with the forward units of an esti mated million Chinese reds com mitted to the intervention in Korea The breakout attempt by the marines and doughboys came after they had smashed through one trap in a battling 8mile drive to Koto from Changjin reservoir At Koto the weary 5th and 7th regiments of the U S marine 1st division and the U S 7th divisions 31st and 32nd regiments joined other elements of both divisions Rescue British With them were around 50 Brit ish commandos who were rescued from the reservoir area Wednes day after being spotted by marine planes The push from Koto began early Friday with elements of the ma rines 5th regiment fighting a rear guard action north of Koto A tankled convoy rumbled south ward from the town U S 8th army headquarters re ported that forward elements of the convoy were nearing Pohu jang about 6 miles south of Koto The road ahead drops 1800 feet in a few miles High ridges providing excellent Chinese ambush positions make the road a death trap for some Elements of the U S 3rd divi sion moving north to meet the forces from Koto were stalled by fierce Chinese resistance south of Majon Majon is 8 miles south of Pohujang Threatened Elsewhere Even if they run this gauntlet the Americans are threatened with mvelopment by other Chinese orces gathering north of Ham lung for a drive on the escape port General MacArthurs war sum mary estimated 5000 Chinese oc cupied the town of Sinhung 10 miles north of Hamhung and east of the KotoHamhung road An other 1000 were spotted digging nearby There was no report up to Fri day noontime on the withdrawal jy the ROK Capital division which lad gone within 40 miles of tha Soviet Siberian border ;