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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O WANS N E I G M R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and United Press FuU CeiiU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 4 Wl This Iapcr ConsliU of Two No 331 v 0 O indeendence u U S Servicemen in Korea Continue Spirit of 1776 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Americans by the millions took a brief holiday from their normal pound of affairs Friday to celebrate Independence Day with parades ceremonies and picnics US citizens abroad too marked ihe 17Gth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence But in Korea the grim business of war went on as usual for thousands of American troops In a special message to US 8th Army men fending off renewed Chinese attacks along the shelltorn battlefront Gen James A Van Fleet declared We continue the crusade of the Minute Men of 1776 in the inter est of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness Across the land parades and patriotic speeches were the order of the day in the biggest cities and the smallest towns With most work at a standstill and summers heat in full sway millions dragged out the swimming suits and picnic baskets The National Safety Council estimated that some 90 million Americans riding in 40 million cars would take to the highways during the 3day weekend Of these the council predicted at least 430 would die in accidents U S Planes in 2nd Biggest Air Victory SEOUL Korea Iff American abrc jets Friday shot down 1 Communist MIGs while Allied ar ilierymcn unlimbcred every big un on the Korean battlefront for doublebarreled July Fourth blow against the Reds The toll of 12 MIGs shot down ne probably destroyed and six lamaged made the air battle the econci jet victory of the Korean Var the Fifth Air Force said Few MIGs have been seen over orth Korea for more than three nonths But Friday the Reds Secret Sessions MUNSAN Korea Iff Allied truce negotiators Friday ac cepted the Communists bid for secret sessions and voiced hopes that the Reds are ready to modi fy their demands that all Allied held war prisoners be sent home Maj Gen William K Harri son Jr told the Reds the United Nations would agree to a news blackout The negotiators imme diately went intc a 4Qminute secret session Another was set for Saturday hurled 115 oC the swift swcptwing fighters against LTN fighte bombers and the 97 sabre jet flying protective cover The Air Force did not idonUfj the target of the big force of F84 llumdcrjcts However it said the Communistinstallation was about 20 miles southeast of Suiho site of a giant power plant smashed June 23 Some observers said the secrecy and the unusually big fighter cover gave the raid the appearance of something out of the ordinary Allied plane losses if any were not announced The MIG toll was just short of the alltime record set Dec 13 when 13 MIGs were shot down two probably destroyed and one damaged The total number of MIGs de stroyed probably destroyed and damaged topped the earlier battle J916 Fenton Has Fire completely de stroyed two garages and damaged a third business firm in Fenlon Thursday night causing a loss estimated at Destroyed were theDuanc Whir del and the Gerhard Hantelman garages of cement block con struction together with all tools two automobiles and a funeral hearse owned by the Newel Hard ware and Funeral Home The hardware andfuneral home arc owned by Fred Newel who also owned the building housing the two garages The hardware and funeral home were badly damaged by smoke and it was necessary to remove the body of Mrs Mary Miller of Fenlon who died Wednesday night and take it to Ringstcd Fire departments of Fenton Lone Rock and Whitlemore assist ed in fighting the fire which threatened the entire business sec tion The origin of the fire could not be determined but firemen said it started in the roof between the two garages probably from de fective wiring Only the walls of the garage building were stand ing Friday Iowa Butter Output Slumps During 51 DES MOINES pro duction of creamery butler during 3951 dropped 13 million pound under the total for the preceding year Secretary of Agriculluri Clyde Spry reported Thursday The output of cheese and othc dairy products showed an incrcas but they represent only a smal part of the milk fat produced o Iowa farms About 78 per cent o the hutterfat went into creamer butter The decline in butter oulpu measured per cent and somewhat out of line with total milk production which dropped only per cent during the year GOOD NEIGHBORS of State Dean Acheson assured Latin American countries Thurs day night that the United States will continue its Good Neigh bor policy regardless of who wins the presidential election III McKinley Charges Demos Swiped GOP Farm Plan CHICAGO Iowa Republi can farm leader came up with a claim Friday that former Secre ary of Agriculture Henry A Wai ace swiped the idea of his ever normal granary from the GOP Harold McKinley of St Ansgar chairman of the GOP conventions latform subcommittee on agricul ure said the plan of extending government aid to farmers fo storing surplus grains on farm originated with a Republican gov crnor in Iowa in 1925 A system was set up he said under which the state governmcn helped farmers get loans froiv banks and other lending agcncie on grain stored in approved facil ities Storage of surplus grains on farms and in warehouses undc government loans for use in peri ods of shortages is the basic prin ciplc of farm legislation enactei while Wallace was in the cabinet o the late President Franklin D Roosevelt We Republicans McKinley tol a reporter have been letting th Democrats got by all these year with the claim that they originate the idea Taft Formally Offers to Split Votes of Texas Delegation Fighting Mad Ike Rips Taft Travels Through Iowa to Chicago By DON WHITEHEAD ABOARD THE EISENHOWER SPECIAL ENROUTE TO CHI AGO WVGen Dwight D Eiscn lower staked his presidential hopes Friday on a revolt by Republican national convention delegates against the forces Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio The theme of revolt ran through thCvspecches and talks ofthe gen eral as he moved on Chicago for Ihe great battle of his short po litical career He pinpointed it when he said If I know the American people Lhis rulhlessness in Chicago will boomerang He was referring to the fact that Taft backers had shut out televi sion and radio broadcasts of dele gate disputes and to the way in which delegate decisions were go rAII About The Weaiher Iowa Fair and a little warmer Friday Fair Friday night Satur day partly cloudy and somewhat warmer scattered thundershow ers spreading over west and cen tral portions lato Saturday or Saturday night High Friday 85 92 Low Friday night GOG6 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 80 Minimum 57 At 8 am 73 TEAR AGO Maximum jiinimum 8t 53 FLIPS CARRY FILTH LETS GET RID OF THEM Globe Gazette newspapcrboys are canvassing Mason City homes to raise the funds for this summers Insect Control Pro gram They are doing the work as a community service because no other organization could be found to do it Please greet them cordially If each householder gives 51 the job will be done If businessmen will leave their contributions for the business houses at home for their news paperbooy it will not be neces sary to canvisi the downtown area Lawyer Charges Mac With Violation A 1 1 o r n c y larrison Mann has threatened to charge Gen Douglas MacArlhur vith violating the Hatch Act if VlacArlhur carries out his role as eynoter of the Republican Na ional Convention Mann former chairman of the suburban Arlington Va Demo cratic executive committee wrote MacArlhur that the Hatch Act which prohibits federal employes Kefauver in Iowa CEDAR FALLS UP Sen Estes Kefauver flew into the heart of the corn belt Friday to give a major farm speech and drum up support in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination It was farm day for the coon skincapped Tennessee senator as he pitched himself into a holiday celebration marking Ce dar Falls 100th birthday He was to join a parade go to a familystyle picnic on a farrn to mingle with Iowa delegates and he planned to give a speech on farm policy in Iowa Teachers College at 7 pm ing to his chief rival for the Re publican presidential nomination Eisenhower was expected to con tinue his bitter and angry assaults on the Taft maneuvers as his train rolled across Iowa His schedule offered plenty of opportunity The 13car Eisenhower special after leaving Omaha Neb at am was to stop briefly at Dcni son la at am for a rear platform talk by the general Friday afternoon Eisenhower and his wife Mamie were schetl photo ly Alitsftor ITvS old saw that corn should be by the 4th of July doesnt ap ply to most North Iowa fields this year Farmer W 0 Butterlicld above looks at some corn that is 5 feet G inches tall He is holding his 1yearold grandson William R But terfield Jr Butterfield farms a linlf mile south of Central Heights Will Investigate Union Claim Soys Major Steel Firms Wont Bargain w rmr WASHINGTON Labor Relations National Board NUIB plans an immediate investigation of charges by striking CIO steel workers that major steel produc ers have entered into a con spiracy to prevent settlements ulccl to visit Mrs Eisenhowers will struck company unless birthplace at Boonc where theitnc townspeople have invited them to a picnic from participating in political ac Friday he was slated to appear ivities makes no exception for members of the Armed Forces There was no immediate com ment from MacArthur Mann told MacArthur he could keynote the GOP Convention next week without violating the law if he followed Gen Dwight D Eisen howers example and retired from military service giving up his Army pay of about a year on a television show NBCs We The People at pm at Ames and later to make a brief talk in the Ames football stadium He will arrive in Chicago Saturday around noon All these occasions afforded the general new chances to continue the barrage of criticism which he fired at Taft all during the day Thursday SAME Black mttrti ttitlla 4ca1d In 21 hours Korean People to Ballot for President PUSAN Korea OH President Syngman Rhec Friday won his fight to shift election of a Korean president from the national assem bly to the people The assembly adopted a scries ol compromise constitutional amend ments which may mean an end to Koreas political crisis President agree Truman marie virtu That New Blank Look HANCKOFT hi Bancroft weekly llegislcr anrl tlie Titon ka Topic put out 4pagc Vacation Editions this week The front page was blank except for a statement that lie ncws poi employes were tiikntg llicir annual vacation There was local news on pages two and three And on page four was printed the Declaration of Independence Congress Races Toward Adjournment on Saturday WASHINGTON UP illy the same charge at a news conference Thursday He accused he major steel companies of con ipiring todraw out the strike am said the situation does not call for use of the TailHartley act Truman indicated strongly he jirl not plan lo follow the re fiuesl by Congress that he try to end the 32day work stoppage by asking the cnurls for an 80day in junction against the strike as provided for in the TII law Industry spokesmen promptly said Truman knew about the latest union move before it was made They noted the timing of the two comments and compared the sim ilarity of the wording The union said shortly after the Presidents news conference that the purpose of the alleged con spiracy is to prevent any one of the Big Six companies or any other smaller company from reaching final agreement on a new work contract rolled Friday toward a Saturday adjournment but Senate Republi can Leader Styles Bridges said he would try lo keep the lawmakers on call in case of a break in the strike Bridges told a reporter he would move to recess the Senate subject to call of the leaders instead of adjourning for keeps until Hie next Congress convenes in January He said this would allow Congress to return after the political conven tions if the strike by 050000 CIO Steel workers is not settled at a reasonable dale However Senate Democratic Leader Ernest W McFarland told the Senate Thursday he saw no reason why it could not adjourn sine die Saturday He said his ad journmcnt plans would not be af fcclcd by President Trumans news conference statcmcnl Thursday that he sees no reason to use the TaflHarlley law lo end the strike despite Congress request to do o SenateHouse conferees got lo work Friday on a catchall ap propriations bill containing funds or foreign and atomic expansion military construction and a dozen government agencies during fisca which began July 1 The Senate approved an 551886 catchall measure Thurs day night The Senate climinatct for military construe tion on grounds it had not yet ap proved a companion bill ing tho construction The Senate also approved n17750 for military economic am Point Four aid to friendly nation in Europe Asia Africa the Mid die East and South America and for a huge atomic expansion program so the atomic energy commission can speed de velopment of the hydrogen bomb ST REACH AGREEMENT LOUIS on new labor contract covering 52 000 Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employes in a Cstate area was reached early Friday HooverCalls for Harmony in Dispute Senator Wants 22 of 38 Votes CHICAGO WVRobert A Taft of through on a har mony appeal by Herbert formally offered Friday to split contested Texas delegation to the GOP convention Taft suggested that 22 of the 38 distributed voteb be cast for hint1 and for Gen Dwight 0 Eisen hower Up to this point Eisenhower lead ers have indignantly refused to talk compromise over the blazing Texas iclegalc row They claim a matter of high principle is involved Will Meet Jack Porter head the pro iscnhbwer Texas delegation told levvsmcn that while his group vould meet with the rival Taft delegation We have no intention of compromising this matter Taft made his bid in a letter fo Guy Gabrielson chairman of the GOP national committee Gabriolsoii just before had read i telegram fromHoover the only iving former President suggesting hat the national committee review he Texas row and try to reach an amicable and equitable settle ment In his letter Taft said he was anxious that be again brought about in the Republican arty in anxious that the bitterness and prejudices be nded that he was proposing tha compromise He wrote Suffer Loss While t willsuffer a delegate loss in making this proposal I am doing so because I think it is so generous that its equity cannot ba questioned and I am willing to lake that lossas a contribution to the strengthening of the Republi can party As soon as the Taft letter was read by Gabrielson the national had just con vened to hear the last and hottest of the delegate1 to permit both sides tostudy the compromise plan Taft said that if the Eisenhower camp accepted the idea a sub committee of the national commit tee should review it and work out the exact method for carrying it out Perhaps Taft said that can be done by seating both delegations with voting power split according to the number of delegates agreed upon 2216 Split Taft hclsaid would amount to 22 for the delegation backing him and 36 for the group supporting the general But the Eisenhower com mand was in no immediate mood for a compromise Senator James H Duff of Penn sylvania a leading campaign manager for the general told re porters as he had before You cant compromise on a moral issue He added If you do delegates who were rightfully elected arc robbed of their votes Meanwhile some supporters of Eisenhower Gov Earl Warren oC ;