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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Norm IOWAS DAILY PAPER WTED FOK THE HOMC TIM fttAT MAKIS AIL MOtTH IOWAMS tentative Agreement to begin om dderation of multibillion dollar tax bill February 1 was reached Tuejjday by Secretary of the Treasury Snyder and congressional managers of tax legislation This new measure may raise taxes as much as 000000 a year There were these other de velopments on the tax front L President Truman Wrote Senator Byrd DVa that it is necessary to tax until it hurts to build up the free world mil itary might in the face of com munist aggression NattouU KetaU S Talk ofa possible national retail sales tax began buzzing capitol hill r Snyder met with Chairman Doughton Car of the house ways and means committee end chairman George DGa of the senate finance committee to work but the time table for the Ird big tax boost since the Korean War commenced last June Doughton later told newsmeri that under the schedtde tentative ly agreed to the bouse ways and means committee 1st will con sider bills providing for renego tiation of defense contracts and for continuation of the reciprocal trade law These should be jotten out of the way oukkly he said and then the committee hopes to take up the knotty Job of writing a Installment tax bill February 1 Any hope that sizeable new federal deficits could be avoided by Increased taxes appeared to be fading as members of the new congress sized up probable out and came to a tentative con clusion that the government will need somewhere in the region of 979000090000 in the coming fis cal yw That is 125000000000 tndre than the record 00coUectioni of this year The president gave his warning that It is necessary to tax until U hurts in a conciliatory letter to Senator Byrd with whom Mr Truman has often clashed The made the tetter public Tuesday Itwas learned that Secretary Snyder told the armed forces in dustrial college in a talk must tteat Jt Js la tary effort through current incomes of free business enterp ours there is no mui other than t combi nation of taxation and borrowing Mr Byrd told newsmen I feel that if the budget Is balanced congress not only must cut all nonessential govern ment spending and increase the existing sources of revenue but also must enter new fields of tax such as retail sales or transactions tax Wet Specific Byrd did not advocate any spe cific tax plan in giving his opin ion of whatjnight be necessary if the national budget hits 000000 to a year Mr Truman told Byrd be had always tried to make the revenues meet the expenses of the govern ment and added Pi government printing decided to strike on bower reaches that capital mid to ask other workers to join them in tions are such now however to tar until that it It is necessary hurts He mentioned no specific figure but some members of congress are guessing that he will ask for about more in new taxes The letter seemed to reflect a presidential feeling that it will be difficult to match revenue with expenses in the defense program Mr Truman blamed previous deficits on the action of the re publican 80th congress in cutting taxes Friendly Te Brrd He offered an olive branch to Byrd in the spirit of his advice to congress Monday to put country of party Mr Truman said several months ago that there were too many fiyrds in congress More recently he said that Byrd didnt know much about budgets But in his letter to Byrd the president addressed him as Dear Harry and said I am very highly pleased with your pledge of support in the pres ent emergency I dont think there has ever been any serious differ ence of opinion between us on the operations of the government ex cept in some policy approaches on whkh we naturally would not mcuxLoortfc mix WaeMkftem Hick enlooper has Joined with 5 other senators in soring a MO to permit more alien to be enlisted m U 8 Red Workers Strike Yanks in Pro test to Ike Parts demon strating against Gen Dwight D Eisenhower set upon two uni formed American soldiers on the CluunpsEysees Tuesday One of them a corporal was struck in the back by fists and a woman scratched hirneck Both soldiers beat a hasty re treat into nearby and re mained there untij a French police helped them get away by back door The soldiers declined to give their names American military police were warning American in uni form to stay away from scene of the demonstrations Host of the soldiers on the streets In uniform here are on furlough from Ger many and have nothing to do with Gen Eisenhowers job as leader of the Atlantic pact forces About 200 communists started the demonstrations by trying to approach the Hotel Astoria tem porary headquarters for Eisen Bower white shouting we want peace and Eisenhower get out Later after the general had de parted for Brussels about 1000 demonstrators started parading up and down the ChampsKytees the Broadway of Paris chanting the same slogans About 1000 police with night sticks at the ready kept both the early and late demonstrations from approaching the Hotel Astoria traffic was blocked in the Arc de Triompbe area and hadto be re routed About 10 of the dem onstrators were arnatM ThrcoBummists called for work Tuesday 46 reinforce Home There was nor early of any tajtoft caU The Italian communist newt paper In Rome LTtaita also re Court Refuses to Set Aside Accident Verdict Des Melaes flhThe Iowawf preme court Tuesday refused to reduce or set aside a ver dict obtained against the estate Of the late Walter F Matey Des Moines attorney Mrs Annon B Thombury had Obtained the judgment in Polk county district court as the result of ao auto accident JQ which Joan Thorabury Mason City and Thomas Matey werekilted The accident occurred Junet 14 1948 near Clear Lake when the young couple was returning from Ventura to Clear Lake Tuesdays opinionupholding the verdict against the Malay estate said the evidence was ample to justify submission of the question of the recklessness of the driver Maley to the jury Weather Report FORECAST City day night low near J2 partly cloudy and continued mild Wednesday High near lewa Partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 19 to 20 Wednesday con tinued fair and mild with high 39 to 40 northeast 40 to 50 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Thurs day with early morning temper aturaa near X8 and afternoon 38 to 49 w v Temperatures will average near normal with frequent minor temperature changes Precipita tion will average onetenth of an inch or Normal highs II north SI south Normal tows I north 14 south Partly cloudy waft warmer Tuesday night day generally fair except snow flurries andcolder north Low Tuesday triftrtiail north Iftt sooth High Wednesday aiM north M south IN MASON CITY GtobeOasBtta for fbe M fcmn aodtaf at I a m U T1A1AOO It Wlrtphoto RECUED FROM Joe B Berry Jr holds her 4yearold daughter Mary Lee heavilybandaged with 2nd degree bums received when their auburban frame house burned to the ground in Marietta Ga Monday Mary Lee and her brother Joe age 3 were rescued from the fire by their grandfather Joe Berry Sr 65 who was burned seriously Two other grandchildren age one and two years perished in the flames The parents were away from home at the time Highway Improvement May Get Military Priority Beardsley By KENNETH HOPPING DCS lietneV William S Beardsley in a speech marked by references to the communist threat to this nation reported to the 1051 legislature Tuesday that Iowa has its governmental house in good order and1 should keep it that way He fold the lawmakan Jowa faM made solid gams n bodget meth ods in highway contraction in jft the saea L r r campaign He nod ibe onV uncertainty about continued highway program is tiuPnrW of in the na tionat Even so he said highway improvement may be given military priorities BtdUtoi The governor notedthai 5 times as many miles of farmtomarket roadswere buih in the last two isjation or slate financing during years as in the preceding biennium and hesaid the primary road pro gram for 1951 calls for 5 times as He saM political jockeying should be put aside in these peril many miles as were built in 1950 saM should be ous times The republican chief executive cited the overwhelming urgency of national and international af fairs and told the lawmakers It is regrettable indeed that our military establishment has be come so impaired thatthe enemy dared to challengeour lead ership It is regrettable that so many of our officials and leaden in thenation appear to be busy playing the political fiddle This is no time to squander our energies in Iowa or at the na tional capitol in jockeying for personnel sc political advantage at the expense of the public in terest Bvdf et Next Week The governors biennial message to the legislature was delivered in person at a joint session of the house and senate It will be fol lowed Thursday by an inaugural address in which he willoutline his legislative program and then his budget message next week The gavetncv compressed into a 30 speech ibis review of tfie last two years in which de clared v 1 The state government is in a sound financial position and has effected large financial savings through the work oT budget ex aminers set up by the last legisUi t Iowa now heads the parade of states in highway moderniza tion and experienced a 5fold in crease ta Try construction during last biennium over the preced ing two yean X The educational program of aoder which state aids to lo cal schools were substantially in creased has paid off in better schools better teaching and inf of local property taxes 4 A successful campaign encroachment of gambling has been waged through cooperation of the attorney gen erals office and local law enforce ment officials Fewer p tr been ta the traatojeaC and h andUpg cf MtianU and the trend that there an patents in mental hospitalilian m year ago of flood con wnserWtion pollution facilities have been closely co ordinated The goveroors message gave no hint of what Recommendations he will make Thursday new leg the coming biennium Bonus Board tq Ask for Added Funds Des Meines OJfi The Iowa World war II bonus board an nounced Tuesday it will ask the 1951 legislature for to complete bonus payments to Iowa veterans Board Secretary Ed KaUemyn said figure included for administration and the balance for actual bonus payments Because it used up all the money granted it by the legisla ture the board suspended pay ments after paying 229108 claims totaling for an average per claim These figuresdo not include 54 bonus which expired be cause veterans did not cash them by Dec 31 They must apply for new checks if they want the money Kallemyn said an additional 13751 claims totaling have been approved for payment but hot paldT aad 8571 claims totaling an estimated are being processed ThU means an estimated total of which the board needs to complete the piymehts not counting administration costs The board has disallowed claims and another 571 Kallemyn estimated of those being pro ceued will be rejected A total of 256851 claims were filed with the board by the Dec II 1980 deadline Hub City of Taft Asks 10 Years of Br JACK BELL Senator Taft ROhio called Tuesday for a 10 middle course program to prepare the United States for pos sible war without scuttling its economy Taft told National Tress club members he is quite prepared to sit down with President Truman or anybody else and try to work out a program which will have the support of the Taft said he thinks the Ameri can people are confused about the nations course in international affairs and declared We ought to know where we are going and I dont think we now know where we are going Tell the Jreekle We ought to have a foreign policy that is submitted to con gress and approved by it If we want to get unity in this country we ought to tell the people what sacrifices they will be expected to make Taft said the United States may have to maintain a preparedness status for 10 years and should gear its program to the fastest possible preparations that will hot upset the economy He said for instance that suggestion by Governor Thomas E Dewey of New York that the armed forces be built up imme diately to men might disturb war production greatly It would mean weakeningour selves in the vital iob of serving as the arsenal for democracy Taft said his middle course pro gram would call for some stiff sac rifices on the part of the people said r likely to re duce everyones income to about 90 per cent of what it is i Boys from 18 and a half years old may have to be drafted for a minimum of two yearr service in the forces 1 controta willin control naturalrecreational volve some real sacrifices of free dom on the partof many Derides UN In response to questions Taft said he thinks the United Nations has been reduced to a discussion group on which the United States can place no real militaryreli ance Asked if he favored a limited war with China Taft replied I certainly would like to have it limited but the only limitation now seems to be on us The Ohio senator who heads the G 0 f policy committee con tended that the Truman adminis tration has offered the people Only a yes or no choice on major foreign policies His general complaint there was that proposals are presented to congress in formsthat allow few alternatives He cited as ex amples the United Nations char ter the Marshall plan of economic aid to Europe and the North At lantic pact Much of Tafts address was aimed in obvious reply to President Trumans state of the union mes sage Monday Taft repeated his opposition to Americas taking the initiative in forming a great land army in to face the Russians I think that is much more like ly to bring war than to bring peace Taft declared Mother Dies Unaware of Al Jolsons Death Washington UP Mrs Ida Yoelson stepmother of the late Al Jolson died Monday at the age of that her famous stepson had died last Oct 21 Actually Mrs Yoelson was the only mother Al ever knew be cause his mother died when he Was two His stepmother later married his father the late Rabbi Moses Reuben Yoelson Mrs Yoelson had been m for several months Al was a con stant writer to her and after his death another son George told her his letters still were coming AP Wirtplwto ALLIES KEEP FALLING BACK Communist troops pushed UN troops to within 45 air miles of Taejon scene of the U S 24th divisions tragic defense last July In the central sector around Wonju B allied troops slowed the red drive headed toward the heart of South Korea Black Curtain of Censorship on War News B7t788EtL BUNGS throwing a black curtain around newt of the tremendous pullback of United Nations forces in Korea The 8th army i command an nounced Tuesday war corre jttbndents violating censorshi Wgulations will be subject to ex pJfibn or trial by court mariial The announcement said such tlon would be taken in extrem cases where investigation prove thai the circumstances warrant Field censors have clipped larg chunks out of dispatches on th grounds of military security Som Associated Press stories have ar lived inv Tokyo minus their Is and most important paragraph Correspondents are not permit ted to ute the word retreat in connection with thepullback Se curity officers M Tokyo say this i a planned and orderly withdrawn a retreat inthe face of rec Chinas overwhelming manpower Qwte Dictionary Websters unabridged diction ary says A retreat is properly and orderly march in which cir cumstances it differs from a flight rout A field dispatch from AP Corre spondent Tom Lambert was com pletely junked by censors here be cause it dealt With what American troops arethinking in the pull back Lamberf f and other field dis patches show the soldiers know they are in retreat AU field copy is routed through 8th army headquarters in Korea for censorship The minimum de lay is one hour Censorship airtight because the army controls all communications Svbmitted In Tokyo correspondents still voluntarily submit their materia to a press advisory division then transmit it over uncontrolled telegraph and telephone channels There is a minimum of delay anc security officers have been willing to discuss disputed points with newsmen Censorship was applied in the field less than 3 weeks ago after army officials said the competi tion for newsV had produced number of security Violations Snce then the only case of this sort has been what officers termed premature disclosure ol the withdrawal from Seoul UTOBNBsV RESIGNS Dei Mines ar r e n Huebner secretary of the state board control for the past 10 years has resigned to become a deputy Iowa industrial commis sioner Population of Nation Is 150697361 Truman In ha ate President sent eongnti Thursday letislation setting up for the states to follow oofimional districts with poputitioii shifto ta ttot 1HM censjus the atwnafcm ndit sVnsssSJsst redistricting but said congress should assume responsibUty for swing tbcttbt standards are In fact with 1IW ef HM VntMal Matw UMVTJVL Re said 7 lUtes would gain 14 la the IMNM nMksr a re a in Mm wttb tfas MM California 7 Florida 2 Mary land 1 Michigan 1 Texas 1 Vir ginia 1 Washington 1 The states which will low house seats and the number art Pennsylvania 3 Missouri I New York 1 Oklahoma 1 Arkansas 1 nilnots 1 Kentucky 1 BilMtasippi It seems to me desirable he said that ttw eoogrcw at ttiia m Ms aMMtton to indicate the congressional interest in compliance with such stand ards He suggested that such legis lation 1 Beafftnt OK taste Kepeat the oM and accepted standard tint congressional dis Meta be compaaed of contiguous wnnnact territory and eon Man at nearly afsitteable the awnbar todtvkhials 1 CouMsr eetabHshmt hmits in BULLETIN NAVY BILL OKAYED WasUagtoB ft services cemsatttee ve4e4 nnantsMwlr Tswaday U let the navy start Work m a ship bvilsliat and era venten program Including a new S7tH ton svper aircraft earlier Cast Ontjes MacNiderCase Begins Here The last of several cases filed b F A Ontjes Mason City attorney against the Northwestern States Portland Cement company an various of its officers during th last 25 years went on frial in dis trict court here Tuesday befor Judge M H Kepler Northwood The case was filed originally on Dec 24 1930 but has never pre viously come to trial on its merits despite many court battles in volving subsidiary points of law and procedure It brought the company presl dent Gen Hanford MacNider and Ontjes face to face in court again Mrs MacNider accompanied her husband as she did in the 7 month trial of the case involving the estate of C H McNider father Of the general How It Began This case began as an attemp by Ontjes to block reorganization of the cement company from a West Virginia corporation ta an Iowa corporation voted in Decem ber 1930 The attorney claimed that the directors of the company had np right to reorganize without unanimous consent of the stock holders und that the stock trans fer was illegal He held 100 shares of the 52500 in the West Virginia corporation Ontjes attempt to block reor ganization by a court injunction failed when the Iowa supreme court in 1934 ruled that the Iowa corporation could take over pro vided was deposited in escrow by the company 1o take care of any eventual claim by Ontjes in connection with his lawsuit The West Virginia stock was exchangeable one share for 4 in the Iowa corporation at the time of reorganization Ontjes 100 shares wouM be equal to 4M shares of the present stock It now has a market value of approxi mately a share To Decide Allocation The court will decide however Ontjes said whether he shall have an equal number of shares in the toWa company or what shall be allocated to him Two other Ontjes MacNider rials have intervened since the iling of this suit One was the estate case and the other was the one against Gen MacNider in which Ontjes charged that the company president had received excessive salaries and illegal bonuses from the directors The ase was decided against Ontjes last year Court records show that there was no district court activity in the present case between June 7 and Jan 18 14J and again rom July S 1M3 to Aug tt day 90 more stuctats University of Iowa had owca wlr rqdirntlow tomiM to fined fsfflKii hdaflksf thsj total I Chinese Clog Roads Near Seoul W Allied fought despwately Tuesday to slow the communist rolling toward the South Korea and the U S 8th armys retreat route to the old Pusan beach head Two United Nations bat talions attacked red force two miles south of battlewrecked Wonju road hub abandoned Monday to the reds An allied regiment counter attacked strong communist forces 6 miles southwest of Wonju Air Allied artillery slammed shells into the reds and fighterbombers roared down in close support Field dispatches said the fight ing still was raging shortly be fore midnight Tuesday The counterattack 6 miles southwest of Wonju was in the area where the reds gained a half mile Monday and allied forces later recovered most of ground Action m the western front south of abandoned Osan was limited to patrols But army intelligence report ed the Chinese were building up a massive attacking force around Osan At least two Chinese arm ies possibly 80000 or more troops were spotted tn the area The Sth army continued re treat to the southeast Vanguards of the fast ftiovmg red pressed close on the heels of Tear guard troops Two patrol fights flared IS and 14 miles southeast of Osan These attacks put the redsonlyMrdad by theKiim riverwhere the TJ S 24th divi sion began its tragic defense of Taejon last July The Korean communists warked now by hundreds of thou sands of Chinese who entered the war wfcn the allies almost had it won were retracing their route of summer conquest into South Korea Osan Abandoned The reds walked into aban doned Osan Monday Osan 28 miles south of Seoul is the town near where the lit American soldier of the Korean war was kiSed last July Communist forces rushedTues day into the Osan area massing for the contimiingpursuit of the fleeing Sth army The reds moved artillery southward acrott the Han river at SeouL An Sth army spokesman said estimated at 10000 troops was sported near Osan Allied pilots said communist Toops were clogging the roads south of Seoul and in the Wonju area 55 miles southeast One air aii saidr Pve never seen so many people on the roads upthere They were all moving south Ordered to Shoot The airmen were ordered to shoot up all groups behind com munist lines whether in or out of uniform except for obvious family groups or children Associated Press Correspondent Stan Swinton reported from 5th air force headquarters that the order was provoked by the reds tersistent use of civilian girtfotug o camouflage their troops Thousands of Chinese and Ko rean red soldiers clad in white d vinaii clothing have infiltrated refugee columns passing into al lied lines Pilots spotted 4000 reds chang ng Monday from uniform to peasant clothing A red patrol attacked two al ied companies rnrly Tuesday 19 miles southeast of Osan Red mor ar fire showered another UN company 14 miles southeast of Osan Allied forces drove off the red patrol Low clouds rain and snow Tuesday hampered aif attacks and observation of communist roop movements But one booting Star iet strike sweat wough groundhugging ttfttttts south ef Seoul and shot up Me field pieces This was the 1st report Hut reds had moved big guns me Han In central Korea Mb said an aJtad couaterattaek ported by artinary ;