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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITYG Press nd UnJted KulJ Wire THC NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH N I G H 0 R S HOME EDITIO Mason City Stores Friday and Saturday Nights Until 9 Oclock A THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 1950 IN THIS CORNERSenatpr Joe McCarthy of Wisconsi newspaper columnist met the other night in McCarthy I slapped him hard Pearson He kicked been at odds politically APWirephoto in and Drew Pearson ons plush Sulgrave club w the belt The two have Pearson McCarthy Give 2 Club Fight Versions Soop 1800 160CT J400 A Gift From You Will Help This lOOtr to Grow Into j80CT a Full Sized Christmas Tree koo 200 REPORTED GlobeGazette Mailirirrooni Pressroom From O T Club East State Street Club Monroe Jr High gth Grade 6th Period English Class Sanitary Service Social Hour Club Sharon Luker Unknown Soldier at Fort Lewis Wash Merle B Schroder Gait Whcclerwood Busy Bee Club Friend From Snitch McGHlicuddy S B G H F From Skeeter Gasaway Dr II D F Johnnie Jacobson A r e Floyd Employes Hart Motors Inc L N O Club of Joice A Friend 35T19 431 150 300 300 500 100 500 500 Washington vio lence erupted between Senator Joe McCarthy and Columnist Drew Pearson the other night The two had different versions and the only acknowledged witness wasnt talking McCarthy the republican sen ator from Wisconsin promised to tell his colleagues something about Pearson Thursday But he said ha wouldnt talk about their encoun ter The two are riot buddies Mc Carthy has been conducting a monthslong campaign against what he calls communist influ ences in the state department and elsewhere Pearson has written and broadcast critically of the senator Agree on One Point The incident ac counts jibed in thisat the swank on Tues day night Another columnist and radio commentator Fulton Lewis Jr broadcast the 1st public ac count of it Wednesday night The pertinent postfight quotes McCarthy I smacked him with my open hand and knocked him down on his hips I didnt punch him Pearson The senator kicked me twice in the groin As usual he hit below the belt But his pugilistic powers are about as in effective as his senate speeches I was not hurt Pearson said the encounter McCarthy Ive got more circula tion than you have It was then he slapped Pearson and sat him down McCarthy said Pearsons version was that the senator kept badgering he kept saying he was going to make a speech nUhe senate about me After the party when I was putting on my coat in the mens check room he grabbed hold of me and kicked me Pearson said Clear Lake Girl in Fair Condition After Skull Injury Clear Lake Sharon Dalluge 7 was reported in fair condition at Mercy hospital in Mason City Thursday following an operation for a de pressed skull The tot was struck late Wednesday after noon when she ran in front of a car driven by Jim Watts Clea Lake The girl is the1 daughter of Mr and Mrs Wilbur Dalluge also I of Clear Lake A highway patrol man who investigated the racci dent said she reportedly hesitated on the curbing and then ran in front of the car which skidded on the ice and snow trying to avoid her The accident happened on high way 18 at the turn near the Surf ballroom THE DAYS TOTAL S 10DOG TOTAL TO DATE 461155 SUM STILL NEEDED 5153915 Theres an Extra Need This Year NCERTAINTIES D ended when Senator Richard 7f Nixon California republican in tervened McCarthy said Nixon saw the fracas but didnt separate them Said Nixon I have no comment except that this incident occurred at a private party I do not believe such foolishness should be band ied about in times like this McCarthy the Favorite Physically thetwo arent badly matched although McCarthy has the edge in age weight appearances arent Report FORECAST Mason City Continued cloudy with occasional snow or freez ing drizzle Thursday night Low Thursday night 15 Cloudy and cold Friday with more snow GROWING OUT of the troubled world situation are an added ar gument it seems to us for giv ing and giving liberally to the 1950 Christmas Cheer Fund An increasing num ber of Mason City homes have fa thers in service You would wish we are sure to do your bit to ward bringing a bit of extra Christmas spirit to those who must keep the homefires burning There ivas a hope that the end Of this we6k would find the fund at least along the way to its 52000 goal Unless theres some extra spirited giving in the 2 re maining days that will be a dis appointed hope Group giving is making itself felt more and more it will be noted from the above list Sev eral of the days donors accom panied their gifts with inspiring bits of poetry or letters express ing a hope that there would be no empty stockings in Mason City strength Pearson is tall and rangy He observed his 53rd birthday Wed nesday A marine in World war II McCarthy is several inches shorter but stockier He is 41 McCarthy said the whole thing started in the mens cloak room after a private party at the Sul grave club which is frequented by many Washington officials He said Pearson came up to him and said McCarthy if you talk about personal things regarding me on the senate floor Ill get you McCarthy said he then slapped Pearson and said Pearson you laid down the rules Dont be dis turbed if I get a bit rough He said the columnist replied You get rough and Ill get you flurries near 18 likely High Friday Rail Strike Threat to Parcel Post By MARK FISI1ER United Press Staff Correspondent Chicago wildcat railroad strike in defiance of the federal government disrupted defense shipments and crippled mail service Thursday threatening a parcel post embargo at the height of the Christmas rush The strike had spread to 4 major cities despite a federal court order prohibiting the walkout The army which theoretically has been run ning the roads since a labor dis pute last spring threatened court reprisals if striking members of the Brotherhood of E a i 1 r o a d Trainmen ignore the court order Mail Crippled At Washington Assistant Post master General John M said the walkout has effectively crippled mail distribution and may require a national embargo on parcel post Redding said the postoffice may be forced to send 1st class mail by airplane He said a decision would be reached late Thursday on whether to embargo parcel post and bulk mail moving across the country Redding said the tieup at Chica go and St Louis had blocked east west movement and the strike at Washington tied up service from the northeast to the south At St Louis the strike forced 3 Louisville and Nash ville the Nickel Plate and the Il linois impose an em bargo on movement of freight through the St Louis area a vital link in the nations rail network The walkout at St Louis also affected the New York Central Pennsylvania MissouriP a c i f i c and the Frisco The New York Central halted all westbound freights at Mattoon 111 Trains Delayed They posted notices that trains were subjectJo delay U SAttorney Otto Kerner Jr said the walkouts at Washington and St Louis were in defiance of a court order issued by U S District Judge William J Camp bell Wednesday night Campbell issued a temporary restraining order for the 1650 men who walked out here Wednesday to return to work forthwith Kerner said the order issued herevajppired to membersof the ttainrriers brotherhood through out the nation and had been served on vice presidents who have jurisdiction over subordinate union officers and locals This Paper Consists ot Two One t Soviet Made Jets Near Border WHERE ACTION IMPENDSOpen arrows AHndkate location of an estimated 100000 Chinese communists in a rmg around Hungnam last allied beachhead in North Ko Oro 6 north of Hamhung pulling their defense line sawtooth nearer the sea Far ease naval headquarters disclosed rescue of 8 400 military tlons fronrKorea personnel and allied civilians from Chiimampo B Big A aerial dogfight took place at Sinuiju plane The 5th air force blasted reds at Chunchon C 100000 Red Troops Put Pressure on North Port Tokyo forces pulled deeper into their north east Korea beachhead Thursday before the menace of an es timated 100000 Chinese while across the peninsula in the northwest near Manchuria the biggest jetagainstjet ail battles ever fought were waged during the day The jet dogfights rendered no clearcut decisions In Washington an air force spokesman said the growing red jet fighter activities indicated the communist air force is starting to wage an allout Chinese Radio Rejects Peace Bid of Allies By VICTOR KENDRICK United Press Staff Correspondent HongKongr The Chinese communist radio rejected the peace bid of President Truman and British Prime Minister Clem ent R Attlee Thursday and Dlasted hopes of a Chinese halt at Koreas 38th parallel The reds at the same time laid down their own terms for a peace settlement As broadcast by radio Peking they 1 Withdrawal of United Na Urge GoAhead on Control of Wages Prices By MARVIN t ARROWSMITH Kerner said immediately contempt citation because theTiaion has not yet had reasonable length of its members that the order was issued A regional brotherhood vice Draft Call Sent Upward for 2 Months Des Moines selective sea 2 Withdrawal of American aggressive troops from Formosa 3 Cessation by the western powers of all armed and wai preparations TDnly a peace on these terms would be acceptable to commu nist China Asia and whole world the Peking broadcast said It said communist troops in the meantime intend to press their military operations iru Korea jun ta UN forces are drivenanto fl air war in Korea Reds Get Aircraft pattern now unfolded may reveal a steady increasing tempo of air activity as additional air craft become available from com munist China or the Soviet Un ion the spokesman added On the northeast beachhead the U S 3rd division abandoned the town of Oro 6 miles north of Hamming and withdrew into the slender perimeter strip extending another G milesto the east coast port of Hungnam It is the United Nations last toe hold in the northeast Field officers expected a sharp fight soon News Blackout A security blackout settled over the general picture in the critical perimeter wherein 60000 men 01 the UN 10th corps have been as Security Blackout on Korean Wor News A security blackout has been placed by the allied military command on the general situ ation in northeast Korea alonr with a general tightening up on military information throughout Korea stjU cen sonSlpi tmtcomsjtondents have been handed The broadcast was based on a president Sam Vander Hie said at Chicago that he was doing his 7 al best to get the Chicago men back go ahead with wageprice controls There was no Truman about o work No Sign of Obeying 1 se he was hopeful the president lective service director said the will declare a national emerg caU for Iowa was increased to the Tuesday to 80000 for each Attlee communique on Dec 8 The V communiquehad appealed tored iieiore this weeks adjustment China to negotiate a peaceful set was Milfor January was 668 tlement of the Korean war on the ol Ralnh ebruafy 83f of a free and independent Kalph Lancaster state seKorea u 171 tj t J MJ JiJll taOCU LIJ UJC I But there was no sign as yet put lnto effect swiftly same number for each month the I at i iT whatever waeenrice rnntrnli I greatest inrroaea T hat the members planned to obey nd the strike gradually began rippling industries in addition to war I controls can be Senator w a g eprice controls greatest increase coming in Janu imistrativelv hanriiort ary because the national adjust argo aboard trains The CarnegieIllinois Steel k A This is one of the while for February it was darkest 130000 Iowas countybycountyl has been re oieei uuiJivuycourity lant at South Chicago said it was P 1 91 mof thls draft Quotas for January and ceived relatives here that M mnLinrr A rf in 1OJ LlOn and ttle WOrJa Tonpv Rairl Fphruarv Visim n v activities or locations of friendly forces be made except in terms of di visions units or separate forces and then only when such forces are in firm contact with the enemy Headquarters spokesmen have declined to make any further publishable statements on the ground that such explanatory details might jeopardize secur ity Iowa Mostly cloudy with snow flurries north and east Thurs day night and in extreme east Friday Not so cold north Thursday night Colder Friday Low Thursday night 12 to is north 20 to 25 south High Fri day 15 to 20 north 22 to 28 south Further outlook Some what colder Friday night with lows 10 to 16 Fair to partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday except light snow northeast half Sunday Warmer Saturday Minnesota Mostly cloudy with snow flurries Thursday night and southeast Friday Colder northwest not so cold southeast Thursday night Colder over of state Friday Low Thursday night zero to 10 be low north to 510 above south High Friday zero to 10 above north 1216 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation 19 13 14 Trace Janking 4 of its 10 blast furnaces ecause the work holiday here rippled the movement of materi als within the plant Vander Hie said he had nothing to do with the wildcat strike UN Okays 3Man Group to Seek Truce By MAX HARRELSON New York The United Nations assembly Thursday ap proved an AsianArab plan for a Korean ceasefire despite soviet bloc warnings that this would not end the fighting The vote was 52 to 5 with na tionalist China abstaining The soviet bloc countries cast the nega tive votes The proposal creates a 3man committee headed by Assembly President Nasrollah Entezam of Iran and directs it to seek a basis for a truce Entezam deferred naming the committee Russias Jacob A Malik vigor ously opposed it as a move to give the United States and Britain a chance to prepare a new attack tion and the Maybank not been compiled Sgt Robert Ashpole 25 is missing senate banking comSe which Korea was with a rr i ffJicu UU d PIO fiplrf ovtilloiv 11 handles controls legislation rata basis bey is the top republican on the committee Attendin KING GEORGES BIRTHDAY ers of the senate and house bank ing committee the senatehouse economic committee and the atomic committee Key admin istration officials concerned with economic matters also were pres ent It was the second such meeting that Mr Truman has held pre liminary to reporting to the American pepole in a radio ad dress at p m C S T Fri day on what steps the government will take to meet the world crisis years old Thursday The royal horse artillery marked the birth day with a 41gun salute in Hyde park on a pro fieid artiiiery battalionhas been in service 7 years served in Japan several years and only recently re enlisted in Korea His parents Mr and Mrs Emery Ashpole live at Albert Lea Minn His grandpar ents Mr and Mrs E L Ashpole and Mrs Amelia Awe live at SAME Black lac means traffic death in put 31 hoars this year YOUR contribution will to avert that possibility help Either bring it to the GlobeGa lette business office or mail it too Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa ASSEMBLY TO PARIS New York United Na tions assembly decided Thursday ID hold its 1951 session in Europe probably Paris Shes For From Be Great on Broadway7 Meredith Willson Defends Miss Truman By VIRGINIA MACPHERSON Hollywood Con ductor Meredith Willson who di rected Margaret Truman in a radio appearance Dec 3 defended her Thursday against critics who say she cant sing Willson says she can Shes a terrific asset to show business he said She has per sonality and looks and she can sing a lot better than people think she can Some smart producer ought to sign her up for an operetta on Broadway Shed be great Willson a top musician in radio Circles for almost 30 years took issue with a recent critic who said Miss Truman was flat Shes far from flat Will son grinned In fact shes a very very sharp young woman She held her own on The Big Show with people whove been tops in snow business for years She learned 4 bars of May the Good Lord Sless and Keep You faster than Pinza or Melchior or any of our other big guest stars did We played it through and she had it That should indicate she has a pretty good ear On another song Willson said Miss Truman hit D above high thats not easy She did it beautifully he added And she did it with ease Not once did we worry as that Washington critic did that she might not get through the song Willson who studied under Sou sa and played the flute under Tos cannini has composed 3 sympho nies and written You and I the song that broke Hit Parade rec ords by staying on top for 12 weeks He said he oughta know a clinker when he hears he has yet to hear the presidents daughter hit one She definitely has a future In s Singing music he said She has a natural talent for show business and it would be cheating the public if she gave up her music now Many a star has achieved great fame without being able always to produce accurate and perfect mu sical sounds Look at Mary Gar den She was worldfamous in grandopera but she didnt have a perfect voice Miss Truman has the added ad vantage of being a very pretty girl When she looks up at you you know youre being looked at by a very lovely person She has a forceful brilliance that sort of bowls you sembled after withdrawing from widely scattered sectors of north east Korea A corps spokesman said an es timated 10 were putting pressure on the slender beachhead from 3 directions A division numbers between 8000 to 10000 men The heaviest force was re ported moving through the Su chong valley north of Hamhuna This is evidently the force that attacked at Oro Photographer Max Desfor with frontlme Puerto Rican troops said engineers blasted 3 spans of a oOOfoot concrete bridgesouth of Oro beforeleaving They also demolished a railroad bridge Attackers Riddled Tanks and planes riddled the attacking reds in the early morn mg action An estimated 200 communist dead were left behind Other Chinese troops were mov ing on the beachhead from west of the HamhungKoto road the Woody retreat trail from the Uiungjm reservoir blazed by the U S marines and doughboys A 3rd enemy force was reported swinging down from the north eastern coastal road still well to the right flank of the defense pe rimeter Chinese dressed in captured American parka uniforms Wed nesday made a preliminary prob ing attack in company strength on the shrinking beachhead The attack was repulsed The perimeter is being defended 3 Anierican and two South Korean divisions plus Bnfash and Puerto Sican ele ments Gamerbased marine and naval fighterbombers and long range naval guns held back the attacking Chinese In northwest Korea near Si nurju 4 American jet planes at tacked 24 soviet built jets in the biggest aerial battle of the war Enemy Plane Hit The American Shooting Stars were escorting an unarmed recon he proud papa as lie clasps an arm around his daughter Margaret at Wednesday nights Father and Daughter dinner at the National Press club in Washing It was the 1st public appearance of the two since the president last week wrote the letter threatening to beat up a Washington Post music critic for saying his daughter Margarets voice was flat border when they sighted the enemy jets taking off from the Antung airstrip in Manchuria The Americans saw the unarmed piano safely on its way and then turned back to have a pop at the enemy No American planes were dam aged but their pilots said a hit was scored on one enemy plane There were only small engage 1 ;