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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 3 1951 No 22J FBI Agents Widen Hunt for 8 Reds Fail to Appear for Sentencing By H D QUIGG New York agents hunted Tuesday for 8 missing communist leaders believed or ganizing a red underground and the justice department warned it would get tough with anyone try ing to hide them As Gmen watched all avenues of escape from the country 17 in dicted secondstring communist bigwigs went to court to enter pleas on charges they plotted to overthrow the U S government Four of the fugitive reds con victed by Judge Harold S Me dina in the 1949 trial of 11 top party leaders were warned that if they did not appear with the fecond group their bonds totaling would be forfeited The 4 failed to appear at deadline time and the bonds were ordered for feited Warrants Sworn Federal Judge Sylvester J Ryan swore out warrants for the Gilbert Green Henry Winston and Robert G they failed to show up Monday with 7 other members of the American com APs Oatis on Stand to Speak Against Self By DONALD DOANE Frankfurt Germany American correspondent William N Oatis took the witness stand in Prague again Tuesday to tes tify against himself in communist Czechoslovakias spy trial He said his espionage activities resulted from efforts to check dispatches filed by other western newsmen Oatis came to Prague in June 1950 as chief of bureau for the Associated Press He was arrested April 23 on charges of antistate activities He and 3 Czech na tionals who worked in the AP Prague office have confessed the Czechs say AP Used Oatis told the court the Asso ciated Press serves newspapers in the west which were eager for stories against communism I am sorry I allowed myself to be used this vay he told the court of 5 communist judges try ing him at Pankrac prison In Washington the Czechoslo vak embassy rejected as insult ing a protest by the American Newspaper Guild accusing the Czech communist regime of ex torting a phony confession from Oatis The guild accused Czecho slovakia of railroading Mr Oatis to prison and extorting from him under coercion one more in the growing series of phony confes At the opening of his trial Mon day Oatis spoke a kittJ t i 1 1 J munist party politburo who were worded statement which impressed marched off to jail to begin serv ing 5year terms The FBI feared they might have two U S embassy observers pres ent at the trial as having been memorized In this statement he Search Plane for Classified War Papers Learn Pilot Took Wrong Direction Fort Collins Colo fP Gov ernment agents making their final check of the Crystal mountain scene of a United Air Lines plane crash watched for classified docu ments from the Korean war Tues day Lt CoL Merle A Parks one of the 50 victims of the crash Satur day was returning to strategic air command headquarters at Omaha from Korea He was chief of the technical reconnaissance branch of the SAC directorate of operations A SAC public information of ficer in Omaha said Colonel Parks was reported to be carrying classi fied documents but gave no indi cation what they might be He said it wasnt unusual for an of ficer returning from a theater of operations to do that The last of the bodies of the victims was identified positively Monday night a United spokes carefully man said Three lowans and two former Iowa residents were among those killed The plane was enroute from San Francisco to Gen Ridgway Urges Speed in Requesting Preliminary Parley members of the partys echelon were arrested in dawni Prague raids The justice department warned Chicago Ralph Johnson acting Wyoming director of aeronautics and the pilot who first spotted the wreck age said the pilot apparently took the wrong heading when he second i when he became bureau chief south from Cheyenne to joined up with 4 indicted coltestified he served as an espionage leagues James E Jackson Sidagent on instructions from his AP ney Steinberg Fred Fine and Wilj superiors in London and New liam who eluded GjYork but he denied that he took men last June 20 when the ITjover an espionage network No Newsmen jDenver Instead of going almost due south to Denver Johnson said he apparently took a southwester There are no western newshy course which headed him into it wouia prosecute an persons correspondents at the trial It is the mountain ledge 18 miles west who are caught hiamg reporled by the two U Sjof here communist leaders under a lawiembassy observers whose reports which carries a maximum penaltyare feeing Clayed through the of 51000 fine and 6 months s hi h comjnission m pnsonment The department Frankfurt posed bail throughout the original j Much Qj spving Oatis ad conspiracy tnal imitted apparently related to work Communist sources said tbeyj egarded in west as routine alfi ri3 rrruanori did not know what had happened n O CCI to Hall national secretary Greenit Illinois chairman Winston and Thompson New York chairman nor did they know whereabouts of the second 4 Underground But onetime red Louis Buj denz who learned the workings news gathering It can be in Czech communist jlaws a crime against the state from the Associated ones such as any agency correspondent might re ceive Oatis told the court that etition with other news agencies Jap Cabinet in Resignation Tokyo Japanese cab inet resigned Tuesday at the re jest of Prime Minister Shigeru oshiiia Yoshida immediately began TRUCE TALK SITE PICKED BUT BATTLE talks on Although Gen Matthew B Ridgway accepted Natio as site for talks on an armistice in Korea the battle UN sj on with the allies blasting key cities bomb blast progre bols on both sides of Pyongyang North Korean deleg On the ground arrows allied tanks blasted at the to g trying to hold off an advance toward Pyonggang An befor confirmed report said some 70000 red troops were killing in I centrating 50 miles northwest of Although W May to U S dele Ernest A Gro half an hour UN Secretary Tough Effect they were precisely what to say an Ai Th known only givers at By CAL JOE cornmj to accept in Des Moines UR The state JP Defense condii torney general ruled Charles E Wilson told talks that the state beer senate finance board has legalauthority to Tuesday a Korean del beer permits to anyone of have no on the to J good moral preparedness 40 hou The decision requested by program he LUC JL CVja mer Board Chairman not upon the talk Robb was reached Monday in anjrean fighting but uoon what theorize emergency staff meeting of to be the ultimate might 9member attorney general present tactics of the to coi The staff including Atty va Robert L Larson and 8 we know that there is to heap withheld publication of the change in the situation ion until Tuesday of world communism Ridgv The ruling had the effect afford to slow the pace delega crystallizing the beer own defense buildup and fii boards authority to get to other Peiping with beer permit urged the committee kept throughout the the 510000000000 hours befor Secretary of State Mel which President propagand horst a member of the board said asked that he considered it a eood the wo curtain that t UN Officials See Good Progress Toward Peace By BRUCE W MUNN United Nations N Y Matthew B Ridgways I call to the communists to start Teliminary Korean cease fire talks on Thursday brought enthusiastic approval from I Nations diplomats Tuesday UN spokesman said that Ridgways reply denoted progress toward peace UN delegation leaders were gratified that Ridgway was Warren R Austin his deputy rred for a nday with Trygve ire then of iy planned spokesman delegation had DiSalle Sees Continuous Price Rise Washington Stabiliz er Michael V DiSalle Tuesday that Ridgway hadipredicted continuously rising command in Washington general the corn ions for starting ceptance at the idea of One diplomatic counteract whatever proposed truce preparation for peace treaty had felt for sometime that the beer perml The cabinet members handed concerned with the Japanese na tives were trying to leave themocracies country in the fashion of Gerhardt Hsler who fled behind the iron curtain on the Polish ship Baiory in 1949 Budenz who renounced his al legiance to Moscow to return to Ws Roman Catholic faith and a tional economy The changes may be made more quickly than in the case of previ ous cabinet shakeups Yoshida is 730 Traffic Deaths I I J UU3 taumcL siidAcuys luiiuuci is estimated for July 4 expected to name the new mem Chicapo P The Nationaljsel of advisers bers without consulting the coun professors post at Fordham uniSafety Council Monday estimated versity shared the belief that they had gone underground 130 persons will die in traffic acj cidents during the oneday Indej pendence day holiday BOTANIST DIES Champaign 111 Univer to grant or deny ously had been board However a legal question was raised re cently by a member of the state tax commission who questioned whether the specific wording of the state beer permit law actually gives the board authority to deny applicants The opinion also said that the board can revoke a permit if it has reason to believe that the law has been violated In Iowa local beer permits tin not achieving defense production Hei added he was taking numerous steps to speed up output Wilson said orders for military goods and facilities have totalled since the Korean war began He summed up Contracts still are being let at the rate of 53500000000 to 000000000 a month Deliveries now are at the rate of Sl500j OOOjOOO a month but are expected to reach 54000000000 a month in a year Although Wilson said a Korean However Ned H Dearbornsity of Iowa graduate Prof Johnjder 3 different should make no differ CltV HlTGS icouncil president said that withTheodore Buchholz 62 of the Unimust be issued as v jpatient and courteous driving Sti versity of Illinois died Sunday I state permit before a f be to the tollnight after a long illness A native sell alcoholic beverages fliy ITlUnUyerjtoJOO or fewer jof Polk county Nebr he had been j Announce ivell as the ence in the preparedness program person can Dearborn estimated that 40president of the Botanical Society Mexico Mo autos will be on the highof America and was nationally city manager of Mexico Mo hasways during the holiday known in the botanical field accepted an offer to become city I manager of Iowa City Aug 1 j Roan 40 who has held his post here 2i years confirmed Monday night he had taken the new job j He is married and has two sons Roan was offered S9500 for the first year and for the secj ond it was reported All About The WEATHER Mason City Low Tuesday night 52 Fair and not so humid Wed nesday with high of 76 Iowa Fair and cooler west clear ing and cooler east Tuesday night Lows Tuesday night in the 50s Wednesday fair and not so humid with highs near 80 Further outiook Fair and warmj er Thursday with highs in thej mid80s Showers beginning Thursday night and Friday Iowa 5Day Forecast Temper atures will average 3 to 5 dej grees below normal Normal j high for this time of year is near 85 and normal low 60 Cooler Wednesday slightly warmer Thursday and Friday j Little change Saturday and Sunday Rainfall will average 11 inches with showers Tucs day night and again late Thursj day and Friday j i Minnesota Clearing and coolerj Tuesday night Wednesday fair and pleasant Low Tuesday night 4448 north 4652 south High Wednesday 7278 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 71 Minimum 62 At 8 a m 67 Precipitation 47 TEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum 63 Pay Increase for Patrolmen Moines Gov William Senator George DGa said it unquestionably would affect the senates attitude toward a steep tax increase from weary of the their own time about acceding to the UN request Not Desperate Ridgways refusal to hurry a re ply to the communist counter proposal might have been designed to show that the uN was not des perate to end the war Heavy ac tion by his allied troops on the battlefront bore out this impres sion for the communisms benefit UN diplomats were prepared for a long wait of about 4 months be fore the Korean problem passes from the military to the political phase and comes before them for discussion They expect the dis cussion of far east problems to make next Novembers general as prices if the present ban on roll backs is written into the final price control law He said prices might go 5 6 or 7 per cent higher However he said the office of price stabilization will do its best to preserve the status quo on price ceilings during July under the 31 day temporary law approved last week As a general policy we are going to do the best we can to carry out what we feel is the con gressional intent DiSalle told a news conference But he disclosed that price ceil ings may be imposed on pork late this month Pork now stands at per cent parity If it goes to IOC per cent in the July 29 posting o parity prices DiSalle said OPS might act Ceilings cannot be applied to farm products until they reach parity or the price level before the Korean war whichever is higher Parity is a figure calculated to be fair to both the farmer and consumer Find Body of River Victim Marble Rock The body of Wil that all state highway patrolmen have been given a S25amonth pay increase effective July 1 The funds for the increase be came available July 1 ard the raise will be granted from the patrol support fund the governor ex plained He added that the state executive council which must ap prove the increase had not done so formally but will do so soon The raise will go to about 150 men and mean an increase in pa OldFashion 4th Looms in Iowa Cities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Parades speeches baseball games carnivals circus acts band concerts and even an old sembly session in Paris the mostifashion gas bag balloon ascension momentous in the world organiza tions 6year history the new bridge here June 27 was recov ered by searchers south of bridge at 11 a m Tuesday BadCheck Writer Flees Clear Lake Clear Lake Authorities Tues day were searching ior a bad check artist who operated in Clear will highlight various Iowa cele brations this Independence day Freedom flames lighted at ceremonies in Marshalltown Sun day will burn in 29 Iowa cities But celebrations in some com munities may be dampened by rains which the weather bureau expects to continue through Wed Accepts Red Proposal for July 10 Talk UN Commander Urges Speed By OLEN CLEMENTS Tokyo ff The allied com mand agreed Tueday to an arm stice meeting next week with the reds in tried to speed it up to stop the killing war Gen MatthewB Ridgway pro posed a preliminary meeting Thursday The United Nations commander inchief accepted July 10 as the time for ceasefire talks He said hewould like to meet sooner if the communists can make it July 10 was the earliest date proposed by the reds top generals Agree to Kiesong Ridgway agreed to their sugges tion that negotiations meet in Kae song ancient Korean capital near the 38th parallel instead of aboard a Danish hospital ship as he had proposed A reply from the Chinese and Korean commanders was hoped for soon None had been reported 9 hours after UN radios began broadcasting message His message was the 3rd in pre liminary radio exchanges between opposing commanders Ridgway stressed speed to halt the 53weeksold war He said Delay in initiating the meet ings and in Teaching agreement will prolong the fighting and in crease the losses There was no break in the fighting Nor in disagreement be tween opposing capitals Parallel Issue The Chinese reds Peiping radio said the cease fire would be on the 38th parallel President Syng man Rhee of South Korea said we cannot accept anarmistice on the 38th parallel old dividing line of communist and republican Korea Dispatches from the front lises told of one of the longest artillery duels of the war fought on the eastern front On the central front exhausted UN infantrymen captured the highest peak in the Chorwon KumhwaPyonggang iron triangle after a 3 day battle But they failed to dislodge Chinese from neighboring hills from the reds poured a searing mortar bar rage Those hilltops looked like ex ploding volcanoes when our artil lery hit an officer said Those Chinese must be dug in deeper than at any other time of the nesaay Fireworks displays will be hag been identified by po Search for the body had been jce as Narrnand A Menard who supervised since shooting off fire works except in such displays has been against the law in Iowa since 1937 In southwest Iowa thousands of visitors are expected at Red Qakj for the 29th celebration s Independence scnsored fay dav the temporarily halted Saturday be cause of the strong current While the height of the river had re ceded the current is very swift at that point even when the rivei is normal Esser was reported to have center of the trol personnel salaries of aboutjumped off the a year The patrolmen will bridge which had just been erect getthe first increase in pay checks ed the new channel whicn which will be distributed July 15jwas cut by the river during the AP Wirpphoto CAUGHT IN A LIMB BUT SAW WONT arc a trunkfiil of old saws about beinpr caught on a limb but none of them fit the situation in this picture Mario Bono 10 slipped while climbinjr a tree in New Yorks Bronx and his knee became firmly wedired in the trees twin trunks Efforts of police to saw off a trunk chop it off or spread the two trunks with an auto jack failed Human power finally prevailed when a brawny neighbor climbed to the top and spread the twin trunks by using his legs and own body as a jack which will be distributed Jub The 1951 legislature increased the patrol support fund S300000 a year for the next two years A ma jority of this will be used to pay the 35 new patrolmen to be ap pointed following a months train ing school beginning July 12 The legislature increased the au thorized strength of the patrol from 160 to 225 The remainder of the increase will be made follow ing another patrol school next year high water early last spring No funeral arrangements had been made early Tuesday after noon said he was a test man for an automobile manufacturer Police said Menard checked out of a Clear hotel Monday morn ing He was driving a latemodel car with California license plates C A Pease a Clear Lake cloth American Legion a kiddies pa rade will open the days events at Hamburg an old fiddlers contest a home talent show and ether events will feature Cres Sons celebration Elsewhere around the state an allday celebration at Cedar Falls ing merchant said Tuesday thatiwjij include a parade band con he became suspicious of Menard t after cashing a check for him drawn on a bank in Atlanta Ga Pease said he wired the Atlanta bank ard learned that Menard had deposited a draft there drawn on a nonexistent Califor fireworks display program and a Logan will have a parade with prizes for floats pets and var ious displays and a program of sports Malverns program will feature Ma gas bag balloon ascension Capital Transit Strike Hears End Washincton The capitals drastic transit strike moved to The patrolmen gc their lastjwarcl possible settlement Tuesday raise last Dec 15 It amounted to1 1 per month Picks Wrong Place ior Post Clinging Police didnt have to go far Monday night to arrest Leslie Ahire a hall and arrange a meeting Collister Peoria 111 for intoxicaiof the union membership ns soon tion Collister was spotted hangingas possible on to a lamp post in front of the But there seemed little chance Mason City police station He forthat buses and streetcars couldi feited bond after spending thcistnrt operating before WednesdayJwbiu nia bank Pease said the FBI had contacted him about the vith parachute jump artist Pease said Menard built up the confidence of merchants by spend ing freely before trying to cash a check The merchant said he un derstood other persons in Clear Lake also had cashed checks for Menard It wss not immediately known how many dollars worth company and union oiiicials of bad checks Menard had cashed reached agreement after 17 hours of continuous talks Cyrus S Ching federal concili ation director announced the agreement subject to union rat ification early Monday morning Seek Identity of Northwood Narcotics Thief Sixty American jets and 6 B29 Superforts bombed rocketed and strafed the Pyongyang downtown airfield in the heart of the red Korean capital Returning pilots called it a terrific blow Ridgwavs latest message brought a feeling of relief to U S 8th army headquarters A P Cor respondent Nate Polowetzky re ported and a feeling that the shooting would come to an end Ridgway selected the earliest date mentioned by red command ers Premier Kim H Sung of North Korea and Gen Peng Teh huai of China In reply to Ridg ways original message they had proposed meeting between July 10 and 15 If Reds Agree The allied commander picked No terms were revealed Union officials said they would July 10 He said his representa tives were ready to meet earlier if the communists would agree The UN commanders suggested preparatory meeting would lay the ground work for the cease fire talk Ridgway proposed sending 3 officers by helicopter or jeep de pending on the weather to meet with 3 communist officers in pre liminary sessions None would be higher rank than colonel Only 3 people apparently civil ians were spotted Tuesday by ob servers who flew over the pro j posed meeting place Kaesong Northwood Au t h oritiesJThe rubblestrewn city is in red Tuesday sought the identity a 1 held territory 3 miles south of man who robbed a North wood parallel 38 and 35 miles northwest doctors office of an estimated 1jof Seoul It was chosen by red 000 quarter grains of morphine tablets Monday Worth County Sheriff Ancel Conner who declined to name the SAME night in jail morning a best no traffic put i hours commanders Three far eastern radio stations began broadcasting Ridgways message Tuesday That was exact doctor said a man came to thcjly 39 hours after Kim and doctors office and asked for some had answered the original UN morphine The sheriff said the doctor refused the mans request Later tho sheriff said the stranger came back after the of fice was closed and broke down door to gam entrance armistice suggestion message said I have received your reply to my message of 30 June I am prepared for my isentatives to meet yours at KSB ;