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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Newspoper LOBE E THE NEWS TAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX AuocUtrd and United Prcu FuU Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 30 153 This Paper Comlsti of Two One No E MO RIAL 1953 irectly asts Taft Speech Cling to Won j Allies Pour Explosives 1 on Torn Area By GEORGE A McARTHUR SEOUL Communists clung grimly to three battered out posts near Panmunjom Saturday as Allied big gunsand warplanes ooured tons of explosives and Blazing napalm on the smoking shelltorn Chills The Reds wrested Outposts Ve gas Carson and Elko from U S and Turkish infantrymen in a di vision strength assault whin opened Thursday night along a front only 30 milesnorth of Seoul Fighting on the East Central Front where the Reds seized several outposts Wednesday night in a 6500man attack along a 20mile front defended by South Korean infantrymen Losses High There have been no official cas ualty reports froni either battle yet but losses on both sides were be lieved high Turkish officers estimated the Chinese lost 3000 killed and wounded in the 28hour battle for the low hills whichguard the in vasion route toSeoul and the main Allied defense lines Lt Gen Maxwell D Taylor Eighth Army Commander said capture of tyie three outposts did not threaten the main lineHe said the Red attacks so far were local engagements rather than a general offensive Attack Hook British troops of the Duke of Wellington Regiment hurled back two Red battalions of about 1500 menwhich attacked The another strategic outpost about 12 miles east of Panmunjom Officers ofthe 25th Division said Americans and Turks pulled off Elkoand Vegas so quickly the Reds plastered the hills with mor tar artillery for fourhours after the evacuation was complete The Allied troops their deadand wounded down the hill and left nothing of value a spokesman said Coast to Coast on Bike NEW YORK MainUnd to town Friday night afteramite more than two weeks on the the way from on a bicycle The 21yearold Marine corporal gave his time for the 29628 mile journey as 14 days 11 hours and 50 minutes Thats nearly one week better than the current crosscountry bicycle speed record of 20 days seven hours arid 2V minutes held by Eugene MePherson of Columbus Ohio On hand to clock Mainland as he pedaled to a stop in front of City Hall was an official of the Amateur Bicycle League of Amer ica Mainlands record claim wilt be checked by the ABLA before it is recognized officially Say Guided Missils Reduce Need for Larger Air Fleet By UNITED PRESS Republican congressmenpressed their defense of the Air Force bud get cut Saturday with the argument that guided missiles have dimin ished the need for a large air fleet Sen Karl E Mundt said a very significant advance in guided mis sile development is one reason the administration considered it slash from Air Force funds The South Dakota Republican maintained that some of the new since Presi dent Trumans recommendations were are a c t u ally worth a flotilla of Congressional critics mo s 11 y Democrats have charged that the reqviested cut is a flase economy move that would threaten the na tions security Other congressional news Shelf SenRussell B Long at tacked as outrageous the admin istrations opposition to extension of state law over submerged oil lands of the continental shelf The Senate is considering a bill al ready passed by the House which would give the federal government jurisdiction over the outer continen tal shelf Farm Farm state congressmen got a slight respitefrom the sure of skidding farm prices Satur day when for the in nine months an agriculture report showed farmers returns inchedup ward slightly The report showed a rise of about threefourths of one per farmers receivec fortheir crops as of midMay Red Trade Acting Chairman Karl E Mundt RSD said his Senate Investigating Subcommittee is compiling a list of 100 foreign owned ships still carrying sir ate gic military supplies to Communist troops in Korea Mundt said many of the vessels are owned by the British Authorities Search for Stolen Butter OTTUMWA UP Authorities searched Saturday for 320 pounds of butter taken from a railroad re frigerator car last Monday Ronald Cassill 25 Oltumwa pleaded innocent charges he stole the butter Cassill had been arrested by FBI agents after areport he had sold one poundof butter which had a government stamp on it Ike Re moves South Dakota U S Attorney WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower Saturday removed Leo P Flynn as U S at torney for South Dakota The White House said the Presi dent acted because Flynn a Demo crat refused to resign There had been previous reports that Flynn would be fired GOODBYE TONSILS HELLO four Hancockchildreh of BirminghaiV AUu got their report cards as school ended Friday then went toa hospital where a doc tor tfot their tonsils Vacation days ahead were the only thing to smile about v i V f Threaten to Remove ROK From Allies SEOUL W The acting prime minister of South Korea threatened Friday to pull ROK divisions from the UN Command freeing them for independent military action if negotiators sign an armistice based on the latest Allied proposal Pyun Yung Tai told newsmen South Korea also is prepared to use its army to block any landing of troops from five neutral nations to guard Red prisoners of war who refuse to go home In order to block these attempts we are ready to use our armed forces and we would even be willing to shed blood in fighting Pyun said Rebellion Mounts South Koreas rebellion against the UN truce proposal mounted steadily as the time neared for negotiators to return to Panmun jom Monday after a weeklong re cess The Communists are expected to answer the proposal handed to them in secret sessions lastMon day U S diplomats and officers of the UN Command were said to be deeply concerned over the bit ter South Korean revolt One source said Allied officials are de voting every effort to quiet the clamor before negotiations are re sumed Ellis O Briggs U S ambassa dor to South Korea flew Saturday to the ROK naval base at Chinhae near Pusan where with President Syngman Rhee he will attend nav al academy graduation exercises Deals With Rhee Briggs has been dealing directly with the fiery 78yearold Rhee and has conferred with him at least twice since the Allied propo sal was given to the Communists Rhee and other South Korean of ficials have threatened to fight on alone if the UN agrees to any armistice which leaves Korea di vided The UN proposal for breaking the long deadlock over prisoner ex change last major barrier to a truce has not been made public officially But irate South Korean officials have divulged many tie tails i n V IOWAN KILLED ARLINGTON Ind MftAn Iowa youth was killed and five other persons were injured early Satur dayin a onecar accident on US 52 IVfe miles west of this Rush County town He was Kenneth G Radiner 19 427 N 13th Fort Dodge la who died as his car hit a narrow bridge and turned over severaltimes r All About The Weather Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday scattered showers or thunderstorms and somewhat cooler northwest and extreme west Saturday night and over mostof state low Saturday night 5058 north west 6874 southeast GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 amSaturday Maximum 93 Minimum 70 At 8 am 79 YEAR AGO Maximum 62 Minimum 50 Condemns Those Who Divide Us In Memorial Day Address Saturday WASHINGTON an indirect thrust at Senate Republican Leader Taft of Ohio Sen Wiley RWis Saturday condemned those who would tdiyide us from our allies areblind to the consequences of the act iM Wiley chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee fdid not name infan addresst at Memorial Day services Cemetery Neverthe SIX MARINES the six young Marine cadets killed as their sedan collided with a power shovel near South ChinaMe Friday night jgshown hangingfrom wreckage The academy superintendent said the youths were tohave marched in the Memorial Day butbroke regulations in leaving the North lowans Prepare for Hot Memorial Weekend North lowans wentdigging their summer duds in earnest Sat urday after the weatherman re vealed that he had nothing but hot and humid words for the central section of the nation this Memorial Day weekend Mason City broiled in ninelyish emperalures Friday for the first ime this year and there was ev ery indication that the days high of 93 would be duplicated Satur day and again on Sunday Only the promise scattered showers over he area held some hope for relief rom the midsummer weather The unseasonal conditions popped up just as thousands of lowans were making the trek to visit Tiends and relatives in all corners of the slate Highway patrolmen said traffic was exceedingly heavy while bus lines railroads and air ines also reported unusually large loliday throngs A second big traf fic rush is expected Sunday as the travelers head home Pearl McMurray Iowa safety commissioner indicated that at east six lowans will be killed and 190 injured in about 450 traffic ac cidents which are anticipated over the weekend The most tragic Me morial Day total inIowa history was in 1941 when 11 persons were highways The weather bureau said Iowa skies would vbe clear to1 partly cloudy Saturday with a slight cool ing trend seen on Sunday The difference however will not be verynoticeable v Mason Citys low on Friday was 70 At 8 am Saturdaythe mer cury had climbed to 79 j Oil King Dancer Reunite in Egypt CAIRO Egypt Texas oil heir Abdullah Sbeppard King was kissed by his belly dancer wife Saturday as he emplaned on his wayback to the UnitedStates King said he wasgoing back to Houston business main in Egypt another three or four movies Afterwards Jshe said she would joimKing in tbe United States Another War Will Obliterate World Says Gruenther ANZIONETTUNOItaly Alfred M Gruenther NATOs new commander in Europe warned solemnly in this American beach head graveyard Saturday that an other WorldWar will obliterate civ ilization He spoke bareheaded before the white marble crosses and Stars of David of American soldier dead NATOs strong Western power al liance is the only way to see us and our world safely through this time of trouble he declared If we fail catastrophe of un precedented violence may over whelm us all Texas tnf important white Samia1 would re SAME farm wife half a tore off a gymnasium Tornadoes Kill 2 in Dakotas Disaster agencies struggledSat urday to bring relief to two strick en communities where tornadoes killed two women injured more than 15 perspns and wrecked a vil lage The twisters rampaging through the Dakotas Friday night practi cally wiped out the village of Fort Rice N D hurled the body ofa mile and roof at McLaughlin S D Red Cross workers and other agencies were tryingto bring aid to the twisterdevastated region A special train was scheduled tempta trip from Mandan N D to Fort t Rice with food and other supplies but railroad officials feared possible washouts or weak ened tracks might stop it Meanwhile most of the 60 per sons living in Fort Rice were find ing shelter in the few buildings left standing by the twister The tornado flattened a church a tav ern a store arid the railroad depot the towns principal buildings and left most of the villages in kind ling wood lican leader voiced this speech read for hint inCincinnati Taking direct issue proposal that the U S abandon any idea of working with the United Nations in the Far East Wiley pleaded for preservation of the UN as the instrument for working out the ills of a1 sick world Call on Two Democrats Sens Hill Ala and Ellender meanwhile called on president Elsenhower to clarify his administrations stand on a closely related pro posal to cut off U S fund pay ments to the UN if it seats Com munist China Eisenhower is reported to have discussed at the this Friday of PUBLISHER OSKALOOSA ia DIES s Walling 85 publisher ofthe Oska loosa Daily Herald with which he spent 68 years died in his home Saturday after a long illness les a Cabinet meeting explosives possibili amendment to the state Department appropriation bill with some indications he might make a statement of his views Hill and1 Ellender along with Sens Kilgore DW Va and Green voted against the fOPsponsored proposal when the enate Appropriations Committee approved it Ought to Say In separate interviews Hill irid Ellender said the President ought o say whether he favors or re jects tiie action Wiley took occasion ia his speech o praiseEisenhower as a great statesman and a great soldier who understands the changing nature of modern war and the changed world in which we are living 3isenhower has disagreed witli Tafts proposal that the U S for id Nationsasfar as present j col get he the United Korean War apse Nation Launches Celebration By UNITED PRESS The nation celebrated Memorial Day under generally sunny skies Saturday as safely experts hoped their prediction of 240 deaths on the highways would be proved wrong Saturday morning a United Press check showedat least 33 persons had been in traffic acci dents and three in miscellaneous mishaps since the casualtycount began at 6 pm Friday night The National Safety Council which made the 240 death predic tion said good weather would probably bring about 35000000 cars on to the nations roads during the twoday holiday period ending at midnight Sunday One of the worst of he early Memorial Dajr holiday accidents occurred Friday night at Redwood Falls Minn where Mrs Anthony PJstulka and her two young sons werekilled in anauto collision Sunrise services and were scheduled acrossthe nation as Americans observed the real meaning of Memorial ing tbe countrys war dead President Dwight D Eisenhower willplace a wreath on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arling ton National Cemetery v In HopoIuluNavyChaplin Moore saidta memorial masson the exposed superstructure of the in Harbor was wr on Dec 74941 in memoriam tol The mass 102 sailors 1 net marines1 Father Moores brother who lie entombed in the Confederate flags waved over the graves of southern soldiers borfad at the Rock Island HI National Cemetery The graves of soldiers whoIdied ia prison camp duringythe CiyUjWaritbe conflict that inspired the Day in 1818 k i The last of the Boys M Blue Albert WooboB the hero of tbe day in Us i m K iJ k ;