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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI MIWfttAril THAT MAKlS ALl NOtTN IOWANS HOME EDITION UntM Ckpyi MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 27 X SM Pessimism Clouds Russ Formula for Peace VIRGIL M HANCHER Candidate Virgil Hancher Will Remain at Iowa U City Vir gil M Hancher of the State Uni versity of Iowa is not a candi date for the chancellorship of New York universityXhe said in a state ment Wednesday He said he had informed the trustees of N Y U of his deci sion and had also informed an other university that he was not x candidate for its presidency In his statement President Hancher said he prized the friend ships and associations of his pres ent position at S U I and desired to remain there His statement said Stories which were given wide spread public attention on Tues day concerning the fact that I had been approached by New York university with the question of whetheror not I would be a can didate for the chancellorship of that institution can now be con firmed Twice Considered I have within the past few hours informed the proper author ities at New York university that I would not be a candidate for the chancellorship And I am also at this time informing another uni versity that I am not a candidate for its presidency k This decision has beenva dif ficult personal decision for the opportunities and challenges pre sented by the chancellorship would be of great interest to any educa tor However I have devoted now more than 10 years to the uni versity of my home state and in that rather strenuous decade have been proud ofthe progress of the university Iprize the friendship and associations of those years and the increasing awareness on thepart of the people of Iowa of the significance of higher educa tion and the contributions which the university can make to their welfare 60000 Students New York university has one of the nations largest university enrollments In 1950 it had 60709 students in all departments The present chancellor Harry W Chase has been reported ready to retire this summer Trustees of NYU Tuesday de clined comment on reports that Hancher was a leading candidate for the position The chancellors salary is re ported to be yearly A free residence is also provided The university however does not make public salaries of its offi cials Trustees of NYU only Tuesday declined comment on reports that Hancher was a leading candidate for the position His salary as SUI president was last year SUED FOR DIVORCE AGAIN Des Moines IP Harry Tony Miller 68 Des Moines grocer who married his 14th wife in February 1950 hasbeen sued for divorce By FKANC18 W CABPBNlVi NattMs N Y west learned Wednesday some of the thingi Moscow had in mind in proposing the Korean cease the first reaction was not hopeful In Moscow U S Ambassador Alan G Kirk talked for 20 min utes with Andrei Gromyko de puty foreign minister of the Soviet Union Kirk himself made no com ment before reporting to Washing ton but the Moscow censor pass ed some pessimistic talk from other diplomats These diplomats were not named in a Moscow dis patch from AP Correspondent Eddy Gilmore The tenor of their remarks was that Kirks report toWashington would not get a wholehearted reception Getting Worse More significantly perhaps these diplomats were pictured as feeling the world situation is go ing to get worse before it gets bet ter One question left hanging by Jacob A Maliks ceasefire pro posal was what belligerents he had in mind He suggested the bel ligerents get together for cease fire talks and arrange a mutua withdrawal of troops from the 38th parallel That left the question whether Moscow considered the communis Chinese who by Moscow defini tion have been fighting as volun teers supporting the North Ko reans would have a hand in the discussions Secretary of State Acheson said Wednesday that withdrawal of the Chinese beyond the Yalu river northern boundary of Korea would be the best guarantee for U S acceptance of a ceasefire Before a congressional committee in WashingtonAcheson suggested a withdrawal in phases of all for eign troops in Korea after an arm istice Seeks Elaboration The state department had in structed both Kirk and Ernest A Gross U S ambassador at the UN to seek an elaboration of the Rus sian proposal made Saturday The U S delegation here refused to say whether Gross seen Malik or planned to do so However Nasrollah Entezam president of the UN assembly said be had not seen Malik and had no plans to do so The Russian has been reported ill since Saturday One informant who in the past hasbeen somewhat1 familiar with Russian thinking expressed beliej the Russians in their mention belligerents had in mind the North Koreans and the unified command of the UN would leave out the Chi nese communists whom Moscow portrays asvolunteers in Korea Such an omission could raise im mediate objection from the west The U S delegation also was silent on whether Ernest A Gross U S ambassador to the UN had been in contact with the Russians s Troops to Abadan as Oil Fight Reaches Crisis American Pilot Killed While Spraying Poison Tehran Iran American pilot killed Monday in a plane crash while spraying poison on ocusts has been identified as Roger Wayne Zents of Janesville Wis Capt James Springer of Leon towa in charge of a crew of pilots from the United States who have Deen fighting the locusts here said Zents plane apparently crashed while making a turn over he mountainous area near Sird jan Sports Bulletins JOHNSTONE WINS AGAIN Des Moines Les Johmtone Mason City defeated John Swanson 5 and 4 here Wednes day to enter the 4th round of the Iowa Amateur golf tournament He was scheduled to meet Dick Webber of Ames in his next match Other 3rd round winners were George Lee Humboldt and Rodney Bliss Francis Dickin son John McGulness Orrle Goens and Jordan all of Des Moines No USIntervention Planned Acheson Says Washington Secretary of State Acheson said Wednesday there is no thought of United States inter vention in the Iranian oil crisis Appearing before the house foreign affairs commit tee Acheson said however we cannot exaggerate the critical nature of the situation and we cannot exaggerate the importance of its solution Rep Fulton DPa called Achesons attention to the United States taking military action in Korea with out a congressional declaration There is no thought of the United States intervening in Iran either with or without congressional action Acheson replied By EDGAR E CLARK Tehran Iran is speeding troops to the oil cen ter of Abadan as the result of Britains dispatch of a cruiser to the area it was made known Wednesday The troops reinforcements for the already sizable gar rison in the oil fields were sent 250 miles from northeast of Abadan In Tehran the cabinet was called into emergen cy session to meet what was called a new emergency arising UNLOADED TOO poles and the wreckage from freight cars are strewn over the right of way of the M St L railroad near Geneva Flood waters Mon day night washed out a culvert and the engine and first 13 cars of a 48car freight train were derailed Start Republican Drive to Deny Acheson Fund By WILLIAM F ARBOGAST Washington ffl House republicans organized a drive Wednesday to try to deny funds to the state department until the house gets a chance to vote on an antiDean Ache son proposal They will get a chance to test their strength Thursday when the house considers resolution temporarily financ ing all federal agencies for the month of July The temporaryplan Is necessary Because appropriation bills fi nancing the agencies for the fiscal year starting Sunday are bottled up in congress Unless a temop rary bill is enacted none of the agencies including congress itself will have funds after Saturday midnight Forced Bill Republican leaders indicated they will back an amendment by Rep Miller to elimi nate the state department from the emergency measure Miller said the purpose of the amendment is to force the approi sriations committee to send to the louse the regular bill for the state department for the next fiscal vear The committee has held up he bill because it is certain to stir up a fight over Secretary of State Acheson Republicans hope to add to the regular bill a provision that would have the effect of forcing Acheson1 o resign by cutting off his pay Held Up There is no reason why the regular bill cant be sent to the house Miller told newsmen The leafings have been over for months The democrats are hold ng it up to protect Acheson The bill financing the state de partment is one of two regular money measures that have not come to the house Eight others lave passed the house and two of them have passed the senate and are in a senatehouse conference with little chance action by July 1 Tuesday the house approved the emporary financing measure sim lar to resolutions which have be come commonplace in recent years when a fiscal year ended with ap propriation bills log jammed in congress The WEATHER Mason City Thundershowers end About sunrise Clearing and cooler Thursday Low ing by turning Wednesday night 58 High Thursday 76 owa Mostly cloudy Wednesday night with showers and thun derstorms centraland east por tions Low Wednesday night 50 58 Thursday partly cloudy and much cooler with highs 6878 Northwesterly winds 1520 Wed nesday night and Thursday Further outlook Clear and quite cool Thursday night with lows 5055 Friday partly cloudy and warmer with more showers by Friday night and early Sat urday turning cooler again Sat urday afternoon Minnesota Partly cloudy and much cooler Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and cool with light showers northeast Low Wednesday night 4248 north 4752 south High Thurs day 6268 north 6670 south GlobeGazette weather data tip o 8 a m June 27 Maxjmum 82 Minimum 59 At 8 a m 65 Precipitation none Year ago Maximum Minimum 75 45 Cost of Living Index Edges to New High Washington govern ments cost of living index Wed nesday edged to a new record high The rise means 1200000 railroad workers are entitled under their contract to a onecent hourly wage increase July 1 The index of the bureau oJ labor statistics rose to 1854 per cent of the 193539 average This level was reached on both the bureaus new and old type indexes The figure is for May 15 A month earlier on April 15 the index stood at 1845 on the old basis and 1846 on the new The bureau has a new index taking into account changed buy ing habits but also continues to figure its old index because many labor contracts have es calator clauses based on the in dex from the announcement London that the cruiser Mau ritius had been ordered to the vicinity of Abadan Field Closed British Ambassador Sir Francis Shepherd in an angry statement confirmed that British oil tech nicians had closed the Agha Jari field largest in southern Iran The Agha Jari fields a r e 50 miles eastnortheast of Abadan These are clauses calling for a wage rise to compensate for rises in the cost of living The railroad contract is a case in point 13YearQld Boy on Fishing Trip Now Reported Missing Des Moines 13yearold boy who said he was going fish ing when he left Monday morning still was missing from his home Wednesday Fear was expressed that he had drowned The boy Howard Kelly of Levey southeast of the city limits n Polk county left home with lis brother William 8 about 9 a m Monday Mrs Roy Kelly mother of the boys said they told herthey were oing to the home of a neighbor Fred Wilkinson of Carlisle to help lim stack lumber William returned home about an lour later without Howard Mrs rCelly said William said Howard had decided to go fishing in the ijravel pit Wilkinson said the boy never reached his home He said he went o the gravel pit northwest of lighway 6QTuesday afternoon and ound a pair of overall pants From there oil is sent by a pipe line to Bandar Mashur 55 miles east of Abadan Shepherd said the field was closed on the ground that storage tanks in Bandar Mashur were full Supply Stopped The British envoy said also that the supply of Iranian aviation gas oline to Basra Iraq across the Tigris river from Iran had been possibly prevented by the Iranians This oil supplies a great British royal air force base in the Basra area Evacuation of Al British Indicated Tehran Iran oil pumping of southern Irans larg est field has been halted because of an AngloIranian Oil company decision to withdraw its tankers British Ambassador Sir Francis Shepherd announced Wednesday His announcement came as a showdown appeared near in the BritishIranian oil dispute Ten sion was growing over reports that all Britons would be evacu ated from the oil fields Premier Mohammed Mossadegh is reported preparing to summon a special cabinet meeting todis muss latest developments in his drive to nationalize the British companys holdings Iranian lead ers already alarmed over the news that Britain has order her cruiser Mauritius to Abadan were little soothed by the reports that British about be evacuated soon and the Abadan refinery shut down Internal Revenue Chief Resigns Washington P George J Schoeneman resigned Wednesday as commissioner of internal reven ue and President Truman chose John B Dunlap of Texas to suc ceed him Dunlap has been one of the governments top investigators of income tax returns of gamblers and racketeers The commissioner of internal revenue is the top tax collector Storm Victims Register for Red Cross Aid of victims in the DuncanCrystal Lake tor nado area for rehabilitation assist ance was started Wednesday by the Hancock and Cerro Gordo county chapters of the American Red Cross Registration is being handled al the Garner library from 2 to p m each day starting Wednes day and at the city hall in Crysta Lake from 10 to 12 a m each day starting Thursday Meanwhile the cleanup job got under way Tuwday with approxi mately 200 persons working on the debris A bulldozer cranes and other machinery was brought Workers for the utility companies also were busy The Red Cross canteen Tuesday distrbiuted 50 dozen doughnuts 3 cases of milk 100 sandwiches and 30 gallons of coffee The veterans auxiliaries of Garner also were providing lunches Wednesday Need rather than loss is the basis of assistance given by the Red Cross officials emphasized A person able tostand a financial loss even though heavy should not ask for disaster relief it was stated Assistance is only intended to meet minimum needs which sufferers themselves are unable to meet St Vincent de Paul Society Sponsor Aid tor Duncan Victims Clothing food and cash are be ing raised by the St Vincent de Paul society of the Holy Family parish for destitute families al Duncan it was announced Wed nesday by Jack Welsh president have been informed thai the storm literally wiped out belongings for many families in Duncan said Welsh Offerings for this cause are to be taken at all services at the Holy Family church Sunday and other persons wishing to join in the project are welcome to do so Welsh stated The contributions will be administered by the town officials of Duncan Persons wish ing to make contributions in cash or in food and clothing may reach the parish by calling telephone number 539 Cash contributions may be left at either of the Ma son City banks Duncan Plans Confirmation on Lawn Opposite StormWrecked Church By DAVE BRYANT little community of Duncan wasnt prepared Wed nesday to entertain But hundreds of sightseers swarmed through the cluttered village streets to wit ness the aftermath of Mondays tornado Mostly recovered from the shock of the storm Duncan residents settled down to the task of clean ing up the ruins Poor devils a visitor remarked as he climbed out of his car v But most of the people of Duncan didnt have time to feel sorry for themselves They were too busy The American pioneer spirit is manifesting itself in the face of such a catastrophe commented the Rt Rev W C Hradecky of St Wenceslaus Catholic church as he praised the courage of the tornado victims In my 36 years as priest I have never seen such mass co operation Father Hradecky add ed All of the families whose homes were destroyed have been living with relatives or friends in the community until their homes can be rebuilt or repaired A confirmation service which had been planned in the destroyed Catholic church was to be held Wednesday evening on the lawn of the Henry Wellik home just across the street from the church Only in event of rain would the service be postponed Father Hradecky said Archbishop Leo Binz Dubuque planned to be present for the serv ice Father Hradecky said A total of 40 persons were listed as mem bers of the confirmation class Father Hradecky said the re building of the church would be discussed when Arch bishop Binz arrives He expressed confidence that the building de molished by the storm would be replaced The wish of the people Is to rebuild he simply Early Wednesday morning a representative of Garner busi nessmen gave a check for the purpose of rebuilding the church Other businessmen in Garner were being solicited he said Just down the street from the church George Zrostlik was help ing clean up the wreckage of the completely demolished Delbert May home owned by John Zrost lik Of course the church will be rebuilt There wouldnt be much in Duncan without a church he declared Repair work was in progress on houses which were worthy of repair Roofs were being patched or rebuilt and window panes re placed The forecast is for more rain maybe we can beat it one work man commented as he nailed a new rafter into place on the home of Mrs Barbara Vonasek Next door Clement Urich was complet ing repairs on the home of his mother Mrs Albina Urich Farther down the street Joe Brcka retired farmer watched as workmen cleaned up the debris of his partially completed home He had been living on the farm operated by his son Ralph 3 miles southwest of Garner and was planning to move into the new home at Duncan I dont know whether Ill try to rebuild or not My plans are all shattered the 62yearold farmer muttered Brcka weathered the tornado while sitting in his pickup truck in front of his property I didnt ace much of the storm he recalled I was down under the dash of tbe truck I just prayed and prayed I thought it would never end On the north edge of Duncan Farmer Frank Hadacek had done little in the way of cleaning up the wreckage on his farm He had been taking care of his livestock Two of his 17 milk cows were killed during the storm Five more were so badly injured that he sent them to market for slaughter One of the cows had a piece of wood about 6 inches long driven into her head She continued to live Another cows tail was cut off Hadacek also lost 400 chickens and 65 spring pigs The barn and out buildings were flattened Partj of the house roof was gone and the entire building had been moved on its foundation All merchandise that was worth salvaging had been removed from Peter Faladas general store and placed in the former hemp plant at Britt We Just didnt even talk about rebuilding Weve been so busy cleaning up replied Mrs Falada when asked about future plans Well have a salvage sale at Britt before long she added Jim Drabek was rebuilding his garage planning to live in it tem porarily His almost new home was wrecked by the storm With the help of Drabeks sons Bill Tom George and Ray and a son inlaw John Falada the building was taking shape swiftly Residents of the stormstricken area were outspoken in their praise of the cooperation of neighbors and friends outside the tornado damaged area Similar scenes were in evidence at Crystal Lake northwest of Dun can also hft by the tornado How ever fewer visitors found their way to that area because it is not on the highway Tractors and bulldozers were being used to remove fallen trees Workmen were slowly disentang ling and rehanging fallen tele phone and power linos Roofs were being repaired and debris col lected At noon Wednesday some streets yet were blocked off be cause of fallen trees and wires Three Crystal Lake school buses had not been moved from the floor of the school garage although the building had been blown from around them Large windows in the schoolhouse were without panes And the roof of the school building showed extensive damage Fields throughout Hancock coun ty showed evidence of the 6 to 9 inch downpour that accompanied the tornado Five to 10acre plots remained under water on many farms Hail damaged some corn fields and caused complete loss on some soybean fields according to Charles F Jackson Garner in surance agent Any estimate as to the dollar value of crop loss cannot be ac curate Jackson said The corn crop in hailed fields has been set back at least two weeks The ex tent of damage to hailed corn will be determined by how early or late we have our first frost he said Eisenhower Building Top Team By PHILIP D ABLER Vice GlobeGazette Publishing Co businesslike air jf confidence around Eisenhowers icadquarters lor the North At antic Treaty Organization in Paris Its a confidence born of the conviction that Ike has a dedicated mission to save Europe from communism and every member of Eisenhowers team has a vital part to play You sense this feeling of solid optimism from the moment you cross sentry lines before the Hotel Astoria in the shadow of the Arch of Triumph at the crest of the Avenue des Champs Elysees and it remains with you It is the spirit of every NATO office from those of the generals staff from Euro pean capitals to the office of Eisenhower himself Extension of Headquarters Eisenhower has set up a coun terpart of SHAEF in Paris but it has this very obvious advantage This time the pattern of military unity has been set and SHAPE is just an extension of Ikes head quarters in Grosvenor Square London before DDay June 6 1944 This time two years wont be wasted in settling questions of top command protocol Unison be tween commanders and distribu tion of forces This time Ike wont have to burn the wires between London and Washington for needed au thority or spend long hours on conference calls between Roose velt and Churchill America and the North Atlantic treaty capitals have given Eisenhower a blank check partly out of fear of Russia and partly put of confidence in D wight D Eisenhower I could see from a briefing in the office of Brig Gen Anthony J D Biddle jr liaison officer to Ike former ambassador to Po land and diplomatic shooter that NATO wasnt send ing in second string team mem bers to quarterback this show The top military diplomatic and ec onomic brainsof Europe and America have been brought to Paris to quickly rivet together a defense against Soviet Aggression Part of this setup majrbe nebu Jous but theres fiction able about our air or sea power under Eisenhowers command Pulling An Oar I inquired if France and other countries were really pulling an par this time or if they were giv ing lip service to NATO I came away from several conferences and interviews at Eisenhowers head quarters with the conviction that things are moving in straight lines and in 6 months Ike has Eu rope pretty well organized for any emergency While the staff chiefs around Ike dontdeny we have a bear by the tail now at least thats better than having a bear in our teeth NATO isnt trying to dictate to Washington London Paris of the other capitals I gathered from Eisenhower and his generals that they fully realize Europe is under going a revolution Their job is not to reestablish the Europe of 1908 or even 1922 Their job as Ike and the men around him see it is to build a strong Europe which will stand up under soviet pressure William Burnham special eco nomic adviser to Eisenhower and a personal friend of Publisher Don Anderson was largely responsible for giving us the story of SHAPE He engineered our briefings Too Many Chiefs At the moment Ikes head quarters give the impression of too many chiefs not enough In dians but thats because the top command is compressed into one Paris hotel the Astoria Soon the new command buildings in the Bois de Boulogne near Marly vvill be ready and Eisenhowers activ ities wont be carriedon in the atmosphere of a goldfish bowl Personally Eisenhower is just as popular as when he led the liber ation of Paris When the general and Mamie accompanied Presi dent and Mme Auriol and Mar garet Truman to the theater in Paris two nights ago there was more cheering for the Eisenhow ers than for the others The home town friends of Mamie Eisenhow er at Boonc la would have beamed at this demonstration SHAPE may not be an allpow erful military combination at this point but it is beginning to com mand respect Eisenhower does not have at his disposal hundreds of armored divisions or scores of air groups but he has enough tac tical strength to make the Krem lin consider carefully every move Allies Retaliate Take the partial blockade the Soviets clamped down on West Berlin exports a few days ago a communist crackdown which would have slowly strangled West Berlin of needed supplies The western allies immediately retal i a t e d by a counterblockade against East Germany and began setting up the machinery for an other air lift into Berlin The Russians knew what they taced and beat a reluctant retreat In one day 500 trade permits into West Berlin were approved by competent authorities which to 1 ;