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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITEDfOR THE HOME s MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL AwocUtcd Pttu and UnitedPrcM Full Luse Five Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11 Paper CooxiiU of Two M China Reds Coming to Lake Success Will Discuss U S Intervention in Formosa Says Note Lake Success repre sentatives of the Chinese commu nist government will leave Peiping Tuesday by planefor Lake Suc cess Chinese Red Foreign Min ister Chou Enlai informed the United Nations Saturday The communication to Secre taryGeneral Trygve Lie specified that the Chinese communist dele gation was coming to Lake Suc cessto discuss the Peiping re gimes complaint against United States actions in Formosa last stronghold of the Chinese Nation alists A majority of the members of the 11nation security council is primarily interested in the explo sive question of Chinesecommu nist intervention against UN forces in Korea The UnitedStates in particular has served notice that it wants to question the Chi nese reds on the Korean case 4 UN Assures Threatens Chinese Communists LakeSuccess United Nations watched battlefront de velopments Saturday to see if a security council resolution com bining threats and pi onuses would force communist China out of the Korean war The Fri day by the United States Britain France Norway Cuba and Ecua the communist Pei ping government that 1 The border between Korea and Manchuria will be respected 2 UN forces will be withdrawn from Korea as soonas possible It also demands that red Chi nese troops be withdrawn from the fighting with the implied threat that the allies will take all out military measures against them if they are not Sir Gladwyn Jebb Frances Jean Chauvel and Amer icas WarrenR Austin made it clear that the most dire conse quences await the reds if they spurn the UNs assurances of peaceful intentions and continue intervention in Korea Indias Sir Senegal N governments friendshipfor communist China has been cooling because of the Tibetan supported introduction of the res olution Dr Morton Osage U I Honor Dad Iowa City were two dads of honor for the an nual Dads day celebration at the State University of Iowa Satur day They are Dr G L Horton Osage and Justin rie Center Dr Horton is the alumni dad chosen from a list of alurnni sub mitted by the student body Tall man is the student dad chosen from a list submitted by married students The alumni dad Dr Horton is a member of the I club and president of the SUI Alumni as sociation in his district Of his 4 children two sons and one daughter are SUI graduates and another daughter is an SUI stu dent now SAME ck meant truffle tenth in put S4 UN Attack Breaks Lull in Korea Gains Up to 4 Miles By EARNEST HOBERECHT Tokyo UR United Nations forces broke the weeklong lull on the northwest Korean front Saturday with a general attack that carried up to 4 miles toward the Manchurian frontier in the first 3 hours A U S 1st corps spokesman in Korea announced that allied troops attacked all along the Chongchon river line some 65 miles southeast of the Manchurian border He said British and Australian units of the commonwealth 27th brigade struck across rugged hills near the northwest coast to within 2000 yards of Pakchon The commonwealth troops set up a road block south of the town which they had been forced to abandon to the Chinese and Ko rean reds last week Dig Wide Trenches The spokesman did not disclose the exact gains of American and South Korean troops arrayed along the frontnortheast of the commonwealth did he explainwhether the attackwas designed merely to improve the allied ormarked the opening of a general drive v A spokesman for Gen Douglas MacArthur disclosed earlier that the reds on the northwest fiont had gone over to the defensive and weie digging trenches 8 feet wide on principal and some secondary roadsat places within 3 riiiles of the allied lines In northeast Korea U S ma rines swept north through moun tain passes in pursuit of Chinese reds smashed in a blistering week long airground attack that some officers believed might discourage fullscale Chinese entry into the war Advancing Steadily The marines were advancing steadily north and parrols already may have reached the Chosin res ervoir Farther northeast the South Ko rean capital division pushed an other 15 miles up the coastal high way to Oryangmyon 28 miles south of the important port of Chongjn and only 86 miles from the soviet frontier But on the northwest and cen tral fronts the war to little more than patrol actions as both the United Nations and communist forces built up strength for coming battles Nearly 1000 alliedplanes roared out of Korean and Japanese bases and from allied carriers for the 5th straight day of an allout aeri al offensive to smash enemy sup ply lines and troop concentrations Hit Rail Bridges Fifth airforce F80 jets and propellerdriven Mustang fight ers alone hit 50 separate areas from coast to coast Friday They destroyed or damaged 12 enemy tanks 86 vehicles and78 build ings housing troops or supplies Carrierbased sky raider dive bombers scored at least 6 hits Fri day on two doubletracked rail way bridges linking Sinuiju North Korean provisional capital just across the Yalu river frontier from Manchuria Eleven Russian built MIG 15 jet fighters intercepted the sky raiders A navy Panther jet fighter covering the divebomb ers damagedone of the enemy jets but all escaped into Man churia An air force spokesman said other MIGlos for the 1st time fired what appeared to be rockets at American F80 jets climbing to engage themFriday But the enemy jets fled across the Yalu river into Manchuria when the F 80s attempted to close with them E H Birmingham Critical Des Moines condition of E H Birmingham 70 who suf fered a stroke Wednesday was reported ascritical Saturday Bir mingham federal collector of in ternal revenue for Iowa was stricken in his hotel room here Small Group at Armistice Observance A small shivering crowd at tended a short Armistice day pro gram in front of the doughboy statue on the courthouse lawn in Mason City Saturday niorning The Rev David Funk pastor of the Manly English Lutheran church made a brief address titled How Can We Forget Be on guard Mr Funk warned to defend and maintain theAmerican way of life andto give opportunity for Christian cit izenship Today we are concerned about our ideals and are wonder ing whether or not we can hold the peace others have sacrificed for us Peace in Peril Ourdays of peace are in peril mainly because there are two dif ferent philosophies of life in the world today In one the state is supreme and the individual issub servient to the state In the other cur American type of life the m iCjitiduaL is put on guard to protect what Armis tice day symbolizes There are two thmgs ws should do now First we stiould countthe costs of running our great nation and secondly we should check on our responsibility topreserve our privileges oflife liberty and the pursuit of happiness Gives Salute to Colors The firing squad composed of members of veterans organizations in Mason City gave the salute to the colors and Boy Scout Paul Rogness was the bugler The bene diction was given by Father Wil liam Arquitt assistant pastor of St Josephs parish Members of the American Le gion V F W Amvets and Dis abled Veterans organizations marched down Federal avenue from the Legionnaire club to the courthouse in a group Legion Commander H B Hook intro duced the speaker Paul Flecken stein was chairman of the pro gram IOWA GETS Kansas City will re ceive in federal funds to be used for health services hos pital construction and water pol lution studies the regional federal security agency office says The money will be available in the fiscal year ending next June 30 the regional office said Friday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday warmer Sunday Low Saturday night 12 high Sunday 38 Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Rising tem peratures Sunday Low Satur day night 715in the northeast and 2025 in extreme southwest portion High Sunday 3035 northeast 4045 southwest por tion Southerly winds 18 MPH on Sunday Further outlook Cloudy and warmer Monday Rain or snow and turn ing colder in the west portion Tuesday Minnesota Partly cloudy to cloudy Saturday night and Sunday A few snow flurries southwest and west central Continued cold Low Saturday night about 5 above but below zero some areas north portion High Sunday 19 to 24 except 25 to 30 extreme southwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 22 Minimum 9 At 8 a m 13 YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 41 Iowa Again 1st in Corn Production Yield Estimated at 46 Bushel Average 1949 Was 49 Bushels Des Moines JP Although Iowas estimated 1950 corn har vest of 447166000 bushels is down 19 per cent from last years crop the Hawkeye state again ranks No 1 in the nation as a cornpro ducing area In 2nd place is Illinois with a production estimated at approxi mately 421000000 bushels The governments estimate of Iowas corn yield based on Nov 1 conditions is for an average pro duction of 46 bushels an the same as it was a month ago This compares with the 1949 yield of 49 bushels an acre and the 10 average of 516 bushels an acre Helped Beans While Octobers favorable weather conditions didnt help the cornoutlook soybeans were benr efittediThe Nov yield estimate Jsr22 busfaelsanacrecompared with a 21bushel outlook Oct 1 The 1949 yield was 225 bushels and the 10year average 19 6 bushels per acre The latest esti mate places Iowas total soybean yield at 39996000 bushels This is a new production record for the state Soybean harvest was complet edabout the first week of No vember and the quality of the beans is generally considered goodi the government report said Concerning the corn harvest the report added Corn Harvest Late Corn harvest is definitely late this year The delay is largely the result of the belownormal temperatures during the growing season May through September which prevented proper condition ing of the crop Weather during October however with tempera tures averagings degrees above normal has been very beneficial in drying the corn and the storage problem now is not considered serious There was some harvestingof corn in the southern part of the state by Nov 1 but picking in the northern areas waslimited to opening of fields for harvesting and immediate feeding According to reporters about 77 per cent of the corn matured without frost damage ranging from 53 per cent in the north central area to 91 per cent in the southern district Some of the corn hurt by frost will be chaffy and shallow ker neled Mechanical Brain Thinks Like Idiot Ann Arbor Mich Uni versity of Michigan junior who invented another onet of those mechanical brains said Saturday thatherwas a little disappointed by the whole project It thinks like an idiot Guy Tribble explained Ive worked and worked on it but all it can do is add one and just a little less than half an hour VTribble t said the mechanical brain at first gave him no end of trouble It kept adding one and one and coming up with an answer of zero But now Ive found the trouble the college student said It had been subtracting all the time IS FIRST 1950 FATALITY Dubuque rer corded its 1st trafficfatality since last Dec 5 with the death early Saturday of Dorothea Fiedler 6 year old daughter of Mrs Mary Fiedler The child was struck by an automobile Wednesday after noon and died at Mercy hospital without regaining consciousness Telephone Pickets Called Off in Iowa r f GloBeGazette jihblos yby Musser RIDING TWO Goodnow 50 drive was seriouslyinjured early Saturday morningwhen his car crashed into the side of an incoming Milwaukee freight tram on the Kentucky S E crossing This freight car came into the freight yards on two tracks after being hit by Goodnows auto Yardmaster C H Thoma said the crew did not know about the accident until the train rolled into the yards Then it was discovered that two cars were i AFTER HITTING car Goodnow was driving was dragged about twothirds of a block by the train Po lice said Goodnow was driving north on Kentuckyabout a m when he hit it He suffered severe head injuries cuts and bruises and is reported in serious condition at Park hospital Goodnow is manager of theOsco drug store in MasonCity 3 States Seek Armed Bandit Hampton Walter C Ransom who held up two Hampton men and robbed them of cash here Thursday niorning is stillinthe city jail at Albert Lea Minn lighting extradition to Texas where he escaped from prison while serving a 60 year term Ole Anderson Albert Lea chief of police said Ransom is also wanted in Minnesota for violation of parole in 1947 after serving4 yearsof a5to 40 year sentence lonarmed robbery He is awaiting arrival of representatives of the Minnesota parole board who prob ably will hold him to serve the rest of his term at St Cloud Police arreiied Ransom at Al bert Lea after Mason City officers chased him nearly to the state line when they received word of the earlymorning holdup He was driving a car stolen at Chariton Sheriff Lee Lemke of Franklin county wants the man here in case Minnesota andTexas dont grab him Tito Closes Albanian Legation Belgrade closed and sealed the Albanian legation here Saturdayvih amovie one step short of breaking off diplomatic relations between the two countries A note contaihingHhedeclsipn of Premier Marshal Titos govern ment was handed to a representa tive of its tiny isolated Mediter ranean neighbor and its contents were disclosed by the ministry of information here In blunt stern language the note charged Albania has been using its legation in Belgrade not for the conduct of current affairs and for the settlement of existing issues between the two govern ments but has utilized its exist ence exclusively for the purpose of conducting offending and pro vocative activities against Yugo slavia and its authorities Late Tallies Give Demos Slight Lead By The Associated Press Late tallies from Tuesdays elec tions show this lineup democrats and 47 re e p u b li c a n s have asked for a recount results showing democratic Senator Ben ton defeated Prescott Bush re publican in Connecticut Present senate has 54 democrats 42 repub licans democrats 199 re publicans and one independent Present house has 259 democrats 169 republicans one American labor and 6 vacancies elected 22 democrats elected 10 and one Michigan is still undecided Gov ernorships including those not at stake Tuesday now line up r Dem ocrats 22 republicans 25 and one undecided Old lineup Democrats 29 and republicans 19 Army Trainees Get Yule Leave Washington The army Saturday ordered troop training in the United States suspended from Dec 23 to Jan 1 inclusive togive opportunity to visit their families during the Christmas holidays An announcement said the period includes two legal holidays and two Thus it said a minimum loss of training days will be involved Originally the army had plan ned to suspend training for two weekends only The new plan will provide time for soldiers sta tioned at considerabledistances from their homes to visit their families It is expected the army said that opportunities to visit their families will be granted to as many personnel as can be spared After the first of the year the announcement said the tempo of training will be stepped up to the extent that further interrup tions will be extremely un likely Injunction Issued in Des Moines N W Bell Claims Picketing Illegal Secondary Boycott By THE ASSOCIATED All picketing or Northwestern Bellv Telephone property by striking electric installers in such picJfeHng in Moiries 4 JC Wieland Des MoinesStew ard of the Communications ers of America CIO and state strike director said Friday night he had ordered all pickets in Iowa towithdraw until furthernotice He said he took the action after being served with notice of the injunction which was issued late Friday by District S Franklin Judge Franklin set 9 a m Wednesday for a hearing on whether the injunction should be made permanent C L Sampson vice president and general manager said the striking workers were employes of he Western Electriccompany He contended the of Northwestern Bell property was illegal There is no dispute between the Northwestern Bell Telepohne corn pahy and the union representing ts employes Sampson said Northwestern Bell employes arift not on strike Both Western Electric and Northwestern Bell are subsidiaries of American Telephone and jraph company Northwestern 3ell in its petition said the picket ing ofBell property constituted a secondary boycott in violation ol state law The only point in the state where picket lines were estab ished Friday was in Dubuque Normal service was restored Fri day night however after the pickets were suddenly withdrawn PHONE STRIKE LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO MONDAY New York appeared cer tain Saturday that the partial coasttocoast telephone strike will continue over the weekend It now s inits 3rdday The 1st federal peace talks failed Friday after only one of several jay and contract issues dis cussed No new j ointsession was planned before Sunday afternoon At the same time the striking CIO Communications Workers of America started a newsystem hitandrun picketing aimed at causing the greatest possiblecon fusion in the huge Bell system It was designed to keep the company frommobilizingclerics andsupervisors fast enough to handle the struck jobs at any one place The national effectof ttiestrike was spotty and varied widely from city to city The greatest sufferers were the long distance service and areas elephone requir ing direct operators Automatic dial service which includes about 70 per cent of the nations phones was not affected at once If the strike lasts long enough however wear and tear and breakdowns could cut into the dial system The maintenance men f Bells subsidiary Western Eleci trie Cor responsible for 1 2 3 4 FINAL 12 3 4 FINAL 1 2 3 4 FINAL 12 3 4 FINAL Iowa Illinois Ohio State Wisconsin Michigan1 Indiana Mich State Minnesota Purdue Northwestern 1 2 3 4 ;