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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER WITED FOR THE HOME CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NiWSfAPSR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVU Awoclated Preis United Prcu Full Lease Wirct CeoU MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 1 1950 This Paper Consists OJE Two One Ko 20 Insist France Must Concede on Anning Germany By ELTON C FAY Washington United States has put its foot down and apparently let France know she must make some concessions in her unyielding attitude toward German re armament before there can be agreement on a supreme command for forces in Europe The defenseministers of the 12nation North nvrraniTaHnn rloQrIlnfVpH nvjar thp fjprmnn nilftstinn LAiAAAikJ UVjJ LJ VX1V fc treaty organization deadlocked over the German question and believing that it major political as well as mil itary questions Tuesday night turned the complex problem over to two planning committees They had given up after 3 days of meetings Wednesday the council of depu ties of the Atlantic Pact organiza tion a working group of top level council of foreign ministers and the military committee composed of the military chiefs of staff set about devising some plan accept able to all The task of the two committees was to coordinate the military and political angles Ask 8 or 10 Divisions When France announced a pro posal under which the matter of German rearmament would be linked to creation of a European defense council the question ceased to be purely military It involved also something like a federation in Europe perhaps a minister and a special body The United States plan was to go ahead and form some German divisions perhaps 8 or 10 as part of the combined force U S Secretary of Defense Mar shall told a news conference very great political question were involved questions beyond the authority of the defense lead ers to settle among When Marshall was asked if the a decision 6nsetT ting up a supreme command for the integrated European force meant thartheUriitedStates did not want to go along vith creation of such a command structure un lessGerman participation in the force was agreed to the secretary said v We want a program Wants Whole German Divisions This wastaken to mean that this country thinks that some of the possibly 50 to 80divisions ul timately expected to be inthe combined force should be Ger man divisions just small German units scattered through a supranational army as proposed by France Acheson Says No National German Army Is Involved Washington of State Acheson said Wednesday the North Atlantic treaty na tions are agreed that there shall be no German national army German warindustry ora Ger man fen eral staff He made the statement in tell inif a news conference that the North Atlantic defense minis ters have agreed on the tance of German participation in the buildup of western Eur opean defenses Acheson voiced confidence that a council of deputies and the North Atlantic military c o m mittee will be able to workout details for using German forces a point the defense committee failed to agree on in its 3day meeting here Osgge KGLOWews Traces Lad to Chicago KGLO turned itself into an ef fective bureau of missing psrsons and through two broadcasts suc ceeded in locating a 14 year old Osage boy Kenneth Thompson who had been missing from his home since Monday The boy was picked up in the Union station in Chicago Wednes day after a tip from Herman Fra zee Milwaukee ticket agent xvho said a person fitting tion of Kenneth a ticket to Chicago Monday Mr Frazee heardthe description on a KGLO newscast Wednesday morn ing Kenneth stayed at the Hotel Hanford Monday night and did not use his ticket until Tuesday Ernest Kuhri manager of the Han ford identified him also from the descriptionover KGLO and noti fied the police A driver of a bread truck heard the description broadcast Monday night over KGLO and called in in formation that he had seen the boy trying to hitch a ride from Manly to Mason City He told police he had drawn from his bank account and left home Monday Kenneth said he bought 21 comic books and a pair of ear muffssince leaving home He said he hitchhiked from Osage to Ma son City and took thetrain to Chi cago He spent the night in a West Madison street hotel and didnt get a glamorous impression of Chi cago So Wednesday morning he went back to the station and boughta ticket for Mason City Police held the boy after wiring kis mother Mrs Ruth Thompson lor instructions Kenneths father Urban is a brick layer He has 3 brothers and one sister 2 Airlines Oppose City Bid tor Chicago Route MBS CJM FRANCHERE Kirs Ftarithere Dies Suddenly Heart Attack Takes Longtime Resident Mrs C M Rosalie Franchere 51 dred suddenly Tuesday evening at her home 930 Madison N W followinga heart attack She had beena resident of Mason City since childhood coming here with her familyin 1909 She was born Sept 17 188Srat Clifton Springs N Y Herfather was WalterMartin manufacturer and merchant in Mason City She was married to Dr C M Fran chere in Mason City Aug 1 1923 She is survived by her husband a daughter Mrs Charles Conaway Indianapolis and 3 brothers Wal ter Jr Leo and Bernard Martin all of California Funeral services will be held Friday at9 am at Holy Family Catholic church with Msgr A J Bireen officiating Burial will bein St Josephs cemetery The Major funeral home is in charge of ar rangements Mrs Franchere was a graduate of the State University of Iowa and a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority She taught high school at Woodbine before her marriage She was a memberiof the Womans club the American Legion Auxili ary and History club and also was very active 3n the Red Cross The Holy Family guild and par ish Rosary will be said at the Maj ormemorial chapel Thursday at 8 p m Abandon All Hope for G B Shaw Ayot St Lawrence Eng Ailing George Bernard Shaw 94 the worlds greatest living play wright lapsedinto a coma early Wednesday and his faithful house keeper said doctors had aban doned all hope of saving him Im afraid his death is only a matter of hours Mrs Alice Lad den the housekeeper said He seems beyond medical aid SAME Black fleatk IB Si Washington airlines were on record Wednesday as opposed to the bid of Mason City to become a regular stop on Mid Continents ChicagoSioux City air route Both MidContinent and Mid west airlines of Des Moines testi fied in opposition to the proposal at Tuesdays hearing by the civil aeronautics board The present crossstate route of MidContinent calls for a stop at Fort Dodge between Sioux City and Waterloo However Fort Dodge does not now have an air port Ask Permanent Stop So the CAB recently granted MidContinent temporary author ity to stop at Mason City until Fort Dodge has an airport ready Now lowsucOflJinuni areBasking the CABjto make Mason City a imaddition to airline W JTerrill secretary voMheTFoft Dodge Chamber of Commerceftold the CAB that Fort Dodge citizens feel that there will be problems arising out of a twostop plan which possibly would be to the detriment of both cities He said that MidContinent might have toutilize a skipstop service involving Fort Dodge and Mason City andmight limit the number of flights serving both cities Claims Inconvenience KidContinents counsel Rich ard Fitzgerald told the board that the benefits to fee gained through stops at both cities would be off set bythe inconvenience of pas sengers in the extra stop The extra stop also couldresult ill MidContinent losing some of its customers to airlines offering more of a through service sched ule Fitzgerald asserted He said persons in Sioux City or from points northwest nowcould fly onestop service to Chicago over a longer route about as quickly as they could fly MidContinent across Iowa and into Chicago Midwest airlines alreadyis cer tified to stop at both FortDodge and Mason City on its DesMoines Omaha route JerroldScputtMid west counsel said that if Mason City were made a permanent stop i on MidContinent it would puti that airline in competition with Midwest between Fort Dodge and Mason City Hear Local Officials Representing Mason City were City Attorney Ray E Clough Air port Commission Chairman Effiil Kperber and Economic Consultant H C Timberlake They presented exhibits Vernon Radcliffe CAB exam iner asked MidContinent for additional cost estimate exhibits and recessed the hearing pending reception and study of these LaMar Freed on One Charge To Be Sentenced on 2nd Northwood Frank LaMar of Manly was acquitted by jury in district court here Tuesday after noon on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated The jury was out about an hour and 15 minutes LaMar was ar rested bypolice at Manly May 4 was held for a short time in jail then furnished bond and was re leased District Judge T ABeardinore notified the office of the clerk of courts at Mason City Wednesday that hewould be here Thursday to sentence LaMar for drunk driv ing He was convicted by a jury here two weeks ago in connection with another incident than the one on which he was tried at North wood One of Two Plotters Dies in Assassination Try Washington men with blazing German Lu ger pistols rushed President Trumans home Wednesday in an apparent attempt to assassinate the president They were shot down in a furious gun battle outside One vas killed Three members of the presidents guard detail vere wounded Mr Truman was in the presidential residence the Blair AP Wirephoto SHOT IN BLAIR HOUSE unidentifiedman shot in a furious gun battle lies at thebottom ofthe steps leading to Blair house President Trumans temporary resi dence Wednesday Three members of the presidents police guard and at least two other men were shot GlobeGazette photo toy Musser GOVERNOR IN two running mateswho head the republican state ticket got together at Mason City Tuesday evening Shown at the dinnerheld at the Hotel are left to rightGov William S Beardsley E R BoyjeClear Lake Cerro Gor do republican Mrs Beardsley Mrs H Nicholas and Nicholas 7950 Election Critical One for U S FuturerBeardsley The decisions made in this tion at thishalfcentury mark are going to determine the kind of a nation and ihekiridof world we live in for centuries to come Gov William S Beardsley told more than 1000 enthusiastic republicans at the Mason City armory Tuesday night Introduced by his running mate W ofMason Cityre publican nominee for lieutenant governor as one of the really great governors ofthe United States Gov Beardsley outlined the program and accomplishments of his two years as Iowachief executive The program he said was one of increased investments in such public needs as better roads schools and soilconservation but also in human1resources as oldage assistance and better care of patientsrail accom plished without a v property tax and operating 6ri current income Foints toiAifi More than threefourths of the state expenditures the governor goes back to the aid of local governments For instance aid to public schools was raised to 25 per cent of costs But advanced education was also the beneficiary of these investments the goverr norvpoirited out receiving a total of which is more than appropriated in the 1947 legislature and twice the amount provided by the 1945 as sembly Our road building program he said has become one of the finest iu the nation adequately fi nanced and providing for the building of primary secondary and farmtomarket roads as well as helping cities with their high way costs 400 Cent Boost Appropriations for old age as sistance were increased a million dollars and provisions made to have funds always on hand for the governor said The governor dealt at length on soil f conservation declaring that monies for this program were in creased 400 per cent desert of the old world the said stands as a monument to civilization too ignorant to pre Iserve their natural resources Iowa has onefourth of the A land in the nation and it is highly necessary that we preserve it 1 Wirt the governor regards one of the finest accomplishments of his administration is thepro gram for the mental institutions an which there were 274 fewer pa rtients on Sept 1 than on Jan 1 due to a screening process that the incurables from the patients In the childrens Institutions there are 75 rawer jthan at the 1st of the year There have been questions iabout what we did with the state Isurplus Gov Beardsley continued I took office the state treasury had a surplus of iOOOOOO In the same election that brought me into office voters went on record for an sol idiers bonus Big Allocations Instead of selling bonds for this ibonus program we allocated 000000 of the surplus to start the bonus disbursements We set aside for a stabilizing re serve We appropriated to give roid building a shot in the arm to get it rolling until a pro gram could be adopted by the leg islature Additional amounts went to the board of control the board of edu cation conservation and an office building That office building will be ready by June stopping all expenditures for rental and mak ing for more efficient operation of the state business The balance of the fund is in the state treasury Funds are on hand to pay the remainder of the bonus the chief executive stated As soon as the newlegislature meets actioncan betaken Otherstate candidates intrp ducedmcluded Mason Gityls Wil liam L Bliss the su preme court whoisa republican nominee for reelection Justice Bliss spoke highly of his two run ning mates for the bench Norman R Hayes and G KThompson Two other state candidates Mel vin Synhorst secretary of stats and M L Abrahamson for treas urer of stete were also presented rby Chairman E R Boyle ofthe Cerro Gordo county republican central committee who presided Candidates introduced Also introduced were the Cerro Gofdo county candidatesW H Tate for state v representative Raw auditor Ethel Ridge way treasurer S H MacPeak clerk of courts Oscar Jewell for sheriff Bernice Taiti recorder James Ri Brown county attorney John Gi Brown lor supervisor 1st districtR D Robbins supervisor 2nd district C R Servison justice of peace and Clarence Loomer constable In closing the meeting Chair man Boyle emphasized the impor tance of voting Smear tactics werebeingused by theopposition he said particularly on broadcasts of unidentified sponsorship The claim of Al Loveland that there were 177 meetings of the agricultural committee have been proved false and yet the broad casts continue he said Invocation was by the Rev Ar thuf E Pritchett Robert Albrecht led in community singing with Don Christiansen on the accordion A lunch was served at the clorc of the meeting XISTS EXPENDITURES Washinston Hick enlooper RIowa listed election campaign contributions of including from the repub lican senate campaign committee in a report Tuesday to the sec retary of the senate He said ex penditures totaled Other contributions listedincluded from N Sulentic and each from Joe Clay George Foster Wil linm Umlandt B B Burnquist and Vern Schield Mountain Fight Rages Near Border TankLed 24th Division Thrusts to 19 Miles of Manchuria when the shooting oc curred about p m EST a few minutes before he was to leave fora ceremony at Arling ton National cemetery Confirms Attempt Police Inspector Hobart Fran cis told reporters I presume it was an attempt to assassinate the president The rattling outburst of i gunfire came without warning quiet sunny afternoon infront of the yellow brick house1 which the resident and his family are oc ipying while the white hbuse across the street is undergoing epairs Seoul by sovietbuilt jet fighters and an undetermined force of Chinas red army North Ko reans stepped up their resis ance Wednesday but one al ied spearhead thrust within 19 miles of the Manchurian DOrder A tankled column of the U S 24th division pushed up the west coast to Chaiyong vv a n after repelling fierce communist counterattacks The columns destination is the bordei city of Smuiju ly ing across the Yalu nver from Antung big Chinese redair base in Manchuria The North Koreans now fighting m the mountainou borderland adjacent to com munist China and Soviet Siberia had for the 1st time in the war effective aerial support Overhead Russianconstructed jet fighters were battledto a draw oy c propellerpushed and slower LT S Mustangs Neither side lost any planes in the encounter a U Sspokesman said Yaks Shot Down Earlier 3 Russian made Yak planes were shot down ay IT S Mustangs and a B26 jght bomber An American F80 jet fighter was downed by commu nist antiaircraft North Koreans once more show ing fight and unified leadership introduced cavalry to their moun tain warfare There were signs they wereusing increasing num ber of tanks and mobile guns Their main defense was cen tered ina rough triangleformed by the towns ofUnsan Onjong and Htuchon in the northwest and central sectors It was here that 1000 cavalrymen swept down on hardpressed South Korean reg iments trying to regroup south of Onjong and Unsan They had been undercut in their border sweep by communist counterattacks in force Hamhung in Danger The red Chinese regiments were reported in action in the north east Maj Gen Edward M Al mond commander ofthe U S 10th corps said at least one Chi nese regiment had pushed to with in of the east coast in dustrial center of Hamhvmg Later a 10th corps confirmed that a 2nd Chinese reg iment is in the area about mid way between the U S 7th divi sions landing point of Iwon and Wonsan 100 miles to the south where the U S marines landed Almond said attacks in the next few days would determine the strength of communist Chinese Earlier South Koreans reported two Chinese divisions in the field You cannot tell if there are two Chinese divisions until you attack in enough strength and on a broad enough front Almond said ROKs Reach Fort Mounted patrols of the Repub lic of Korea Capital division snaked into the far northwest and reached the area of Kilchu 62 air miles southwest of Chongjin It is the last big Korean port south of the soviet border The ROK patrols xvere virtually unopposed up their B29s roared into action after 5 days of idleness and for a change hadplenty of targets They pound ed railroad yards at Kanggye and Nanam near the Chinese border A total of 446 sorties were flown Tuesday The communist radio at Sin uiku said red forces had moved into position todefend important hydroelectric areas These forces could be Chinese an intelligence officer at Tokyo said around y Nations forces stepped aerial warfare U First eyewitness said one of the gunmen charged across broad Pennsylvania avenue to ward Blair house and the other came from a corner west of the emporary executive mansion Both were shooting as they fan Falls on Steps White house guards immedi ately returned the gunmens fire One of the men was shot down on the canopied of Blair louse He fell with blood spurt ing from a chest wound The other likewise crumpled under a volley of bullets The scene immediately became one of wild confusion Police cars rushed scene with sirens screaming A crowd gathered Secret service men threw a guard immediate area Truman fpeered ouf He left tne Blairaiduse a after the1 shooting through the rear en trance and under heavy guard for the Arlington ceremony White house police said the gunmen carried papersidentifying them tentatively as Marion R Preston dead and Oscar OUiskin or O Oloskin7 seriously wounded through the head and chest Archie B Davis who shooting said a regular fusillade1 of shots wa3 oetween 8 and 12 in a matterof seconds Davis said one of the gunmen was hit as he ran away from the Blair house west WeK Guarded The president was surrounded by secret service men holding sub he leftthe after the shooting His car was followed bya 2nd automobile filled with police Other policemen on motorcycles led and flanked the car The gun fire broke out suddenly and without warning Traffic was proceeding normally along Pennsylvania avenue White house police were stand ing as usual at the canopied stair ways leading into the Blair and adjoining Lee houses Other police were in guard houses to one side of the residences Secret service men said two men suddenly made a rush at Blair house with guns in their hands The white house guards opened fire A policeman told a reporter that one of the civilians had approached fromacross Pennsylvania avenue the other from west of Blair house on the avenue Guns Blazing Their guns were blazing at the 3 white house policemen who guarded the sentry bodths andjthe front entry of Blair house v We letthem have it the po IktHnan said Emergency calls brought police cars screaming from all parts of the cityl machine guns when executive residence North Iowa Land Prices Zoom Upward By DAVE BRYANT GlobeGazette Farm Editor North Iowa farm land prices are going up Mason Citybankers and real estate men are reluctant to term the situation a land boom jut they admit that land prices have taken a big jump since June They consider the price rise unwarranted and most of them are discouraging farmers who want to borrow money to put into high priced land Investment speculative buying are blamed the marked increase in demwj for farm land Cheaper farmsare selli to an acre higher months ago better farms ;