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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1950, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWIPAflR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL Prcn and United Full Lew Paper Consists of Two IN STORMS street department plows clear a roadway in central square Youngstown Ohio Saturday morning following a giant snowstorm Car at the left has been abandoned since Friday Snow in the downtown area averages two feet in height Giant Snow Paralyzes Cleveland Pittsburgh 83Mile Gale Hits New York Industry Heavily Damaged By THE ASSOCIATED November exploded with wintry fury over large areas Saturday paralyzing much transportation and industry anc causing heavy damage At least 14 persons perished as the storms picked up tem po Storms and bitter cold lashed the midwest east south east and south Somefootball games were cancelled A driving 83mile an hour gale pushed seas a mile in land in the New York metropolitan area Ten persons were rescued from 3 seaside cot tages that collapsed on Staten Island Nearby residents were or deredto evacuatetheir ihornes rThe worst Ohio blizzard of mod erntimes stopped transportation business and industry in Cleve land Youngstown Akronciuitpn and Warren Ohio Thesnow measured up to 18 inches Pittsburgh Buried Pittsburgh was buried under the greatest snowfall in its history more than 16 inches with 10 to 15 moreexpected The huge U S Steel Corp began shutting down its Pittsburgh district plants em ploying more than 50000 because of inability to get manpower and materials in and out of itsplahts Buildings and porches collapsed In several places under the crush ing weight of the snow The snowstorm began tying up Detroit Zero weather and blustery snow squalls chilled wide areas of the south Pittsburgh braced itself for more of a heavy snow in the citys History Transportation caine to a vir tualhalt and essential services were badly hitby the heavy storm The storm also took an pearly toll claiming the lives of 5 menwho Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday night Sunday fair and cool Low Saturday night 5 above High Sunday 18 Iowa Partly cloudy S a tu r d a y night Lows 5 to 10 above ex cept locally near zero in some areas in the north portion Sun day fair without much change in temperature Highs 12 to 18 northeast 18 to 25 southwest Variable winds becoming north erly 15 to 20 Sunday Further outlook Light snow again over most of the state Sunday night or Monday Continued quite cold with low Sunday night near 5 and highs Monday near 20 Minnesota Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday Colder Saturday night Low Saturday night zero to 10 above but local ly zero to 10 below northwest andnorth central portions High Sunday 818 above north 1825 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 13 Minimum At 8 a m 12 Precipitation 01 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 30 18 were stricken as they fought the mounting drifts The snow piled up in other western Pennsylvania sections 18 inches reported at Meadville and 15 at Erie Two other deaths were attributed to the storm the result of accidents Little Traffic At Cleveland one of the worsl blizzards of November record al most halted street transportation Traffic was whittled down to a few public vehicles and there was little likelihood thatthese would continue in operation ifthe storm continued Forecasts indicated at least a footof snow would fall Snow was reported as far south as Alabama and Georgia And in several southern cities clear to the gulf temperatures skidded to freezing Nashville Tenn reported zero It was 7 above at Atlanta 10 at Roanoke Va 17 at Mont gomery Ala 20 at Meridian Miss at Bowling Green Ky Muskegon Mich reported one of the lowest early morning read ings Staten Island Is Isolated New York UR ferocious wind andrain storm hit the New York metropolitan area Saturday and isolated the borough of Rich mond Staten Island from the rest ofthe city Property damage was running high Dangerous high tides caused by winds ranging up to 90 miles an hour cancelled out ferry service between Manhattan a n d Staten Island which is 5 across stormtossed New York bay Fer ry service between Richmond and Brooklyn also wassuspended Telephone and power lines were knocked down The streets were cluttered with television antennas and other debris Thousands of homes in sections of Queens and Bronx boroughs and on Staten Island were with out electricity Public utility com panies had dozens of emergency crews on the job Scores of homes beach sections of Queens and Staten Island were flooded and police were evacuated those Staten Island residents whose homes front w York harbor because of mountainous tides The windstorm said by the weather bureau to be a forerunner o a heavy snowstorm which will begin late Saturday smashed hun dreds of plate glass windows even ripped off the hoodsof auto mobiles Some outgoing flights at La Guardia airport were cancelled At Newark N J planes were ashed to the ground The WorldTelegram and Sun juilding in lower Manhattan was m danger of being flooded Sand bags held back the two feet of water flooding West street which parallels the Hudson river and pumps were removing water from the lobby The main presses are below street level but the 1st edi tion was run off on schedule Harvard Riot Stops Traffic Cambridge Mass Harvard university students were arrested early Saturday ina pre HarvardYale game riot that stopped traffic in busy Harvard square Nine were charged with dis turbing the peace and 6 with in toxication Police said a city councilman was slapped in the face a patrol man was bitten on the hand and several persons were cut by flying glass as beer bottles smashed in the street The rioters massed in the square after the regular pregame dem onstration Police said they touched off firecrackers snapped trolleys from streetcars and shook automo biles caught in the mob Leaders Act to Curb Inflation By NORMAN WALKER Wachtarton to cur inflation by industry and labo selfcontrol rather than by stric government regulation appeare in the makingSaturday A select group of top businei and labor leaders were reporte planning a secret meeting in York next Tuesday with that ide in mind Two of those reported invite are involved in one of the bigges unionindustry struggles of th day the wage increase drive i the steel industry These men ar John Stephens vice president o the U S Steel Corp and Phili Murray head of the C I O an its steel workers union to Attend Arrangements for the New Yor meeting were kept secret But i was reported industry had sug gested it and along with Murray such leaders of labor as A F L President William Green and Joh L Lewis chief of the miner union are to attend The main purpose of the meet ing was said to be an effort t achieve wageprice stability b voluntary means while goin ahead with full civilian produc tion and employment and still continuing the big defense build up In the meantime two demo cratic senators spoke out in favox of pushing the fight against infla tion with higher taxes and stiff e credit curbs before turning t wageprice controls SenatorDouglas of Illinois tolc reporters he feels the main reli ance now should be on highe taxes and credit restrictions Bu he added that wages and price will have to be controlled if mili tary spendingclimbs above 000000000 Douglas is a member of the senate banking committee which handles antiinflation leg islation Senator Fulbright of Arkansa said he fears that a move toward imposing wage and price control at this time might discourage o delay action on taxes and credi curbs This he said would be a costly mistake Along with Stephens of U S Steel other Industry representa tives reportedly invited to the New York meeting included Fowle Floyd Tate Spencer Coach Severely Injured Fort Dodge Floyd Tate athletic coach at Spencer high school was reported in a critical condition in a Fort Dodge hospital Saturday following a headon car truck collision Tates wife and two sons Hugh 9 and Terry 11 were reported in fair condition The accident involving a cream ery truck driven by Phillip Lane of Humboldt andthe Tate car happened on highway 3 east of Humboldt The Tate car was traveling east Sheriff E H Bradley and High way Patrolman Dick Meehaii said the Tate car was following a truck and pulledout to pass The driver apparently was blinded by whirling snow kicked up by the truck officers said and didnt see the oncoming truck in time Lane was not seriously hurt Floyd Tate is a brother of W H Tate Mason City insurance man county representativeto the state legis lature at the general election Harvester Co and 3ric Johnston president of the Motion Pictun Association of America and lorme president of the U S Chamber of Commerce Syminrton Calls 30 It was also learned that Chair man W Stuart Symington of the national security resources boarc has called 30 leaders each from industry labor and agriculture to a meeting at the Pentagon next Thursday There again the need for keep ing a balanced economy as a requisite for keeping the U S strong and prepared is due to be a major point The Pentagon meeting is billed as a briefing on military and economic problems affecting na tional security It will be conduct ed by Secretary of Defense George Marshall and his deputy Robert Lovett Attending will be Mrs Anna Rosenberg Marshalls new assistant in charge of manpower Experts concerned with the economic situation have been watching the steel industry labor negotiations cjosely Steelmakers have stated frankly they expect to give Murrays union a wage in crease without a strike but they have said that if the amount is too large they will have to raise prices A new steel price boost could touch off a new spiral in prices and then in wages many economic observers feel and thus lead the nation right into the stringent gov ernment controls World war II prevailing in OPEN TO TRAFFIC Des Molnes the new paving on Highway 30 between Tama and Cedar Rapids is open to traffic the highway commission says The newest stretchof paving 7 miles west of Cedar Rapids was opened Wednesday Theonly de murs remaining are around 3 just east of Tama and one about 6 miles west of Cedar Rapids SAME White flag meaiu trtflU itath In District Judges Adopt Motion by Judge Burler Des Moines Iowa Dis trict Judges association Saturday refused to indorse the Missouri nonpartisan judiciary plan speci fically by name Instead the association by reso lution pledged its cooperation with any feasable plan for new legislation improving the method for the selection and tenure of judges The motion finally adopted after considerable debate also carried a commendation to the Iowa State Bar association for its efforts in behalf of the Iowa judiciary That motion by Judge William P Butler of Mason City was adopted unanimously The association reelected all of its present officers They are Judge Fred Hudson Pocahontas president Judge Edward Sim mons Centerville vice president and Judge C Edwin Moore Des Moines secretary Showdown Battle Hears as Reds Counterattack AP Wlrephoto CAUGHT IN PAINFUL John Scannacca 27 grimaces as he tries to aid rescue workers attempting to free him Friday in New York after he was pinned in a ditch by a falling retaining wall A rope has been placedaround his waist and a large jack foreground holds the wall A rescueworkers pick swings close to his back He was freed after an hour and rushed to a hospital where doctors said he was not seriously hurt UN Meets on lormosa Korean Issues BULLETIN Lake Success United Nations cancelled a security council session Saturday because of a storm UN officials urged everyone to go home as quickly as possible By STANLEY JOHNSON Lake Success ff With a Chinese communist delegation waiting to state its charges o American aggression the United Nations security council meets Saturday to grapple with the For mosan and Koreanproblems An afternoon session was or dered unexpectedly by Counci Ales Beber of Yugo lavia He acted after UN Secre ary General Trygve Lie conferret with the Chinese communis emissaries who arrived in New York early Friday It previously had been reportec hat the council would not mee Before next Tuesday or Wednes day Placing both the Korean ques ion and the Chinese communis omplaint of U S aggression against Formosa on the council genda seemed to have some pecial significance The Chinese communists in agreeing to send a delegation to ake Success to participatein the discussion of GenMacArthurs barges of Chinese intervention ir prea have insisted that the ICo ean and Formpsan questions vere inseparable They haye ac used the United States of aggres ion against bothterritories tiie lastditch islanc trbnghold of the Chinese nation lists came under the protection f the u S 7th fleet at the start f the Korean fighting This led to ne of red Chinas complaints UN officials rwere unable tate if listing bothitems on the genda meant they would be di ussed the Chinese pnimunists have imply open the way for a debate n Gen MacArthurs charges owa Candidates 1st Expenses Des Moires J Mc Jivern of Marcus unsuccessful emocratic nominee for 8th dis rict congressman in the Nov 7 eneral election reported Friday is campaign cost him He eceived contributions totaling 755 Among others who filed re orts W H Tate Mason City repub can candidate for the Iowa house repiiwentatives contributions 210 expenses Would Include German Units European Assembly Calls for nssKT Creation or Army By R H SHACKFORD Strasbourg France UR Th European Assembly ignored Amer ican and British advice Saturda and sent out an urgent appeal fo creation of a separate Europea army which would include Ger mans The U S and British govern ments have taken strong position against the idea of a European army They insist that Europ can be defended only by an At lantic defense force which wouli integrate units from all the At tantic countries plus Germany The European army project impractical they say It is French compromise plan to over come fears of resurgent German militarism And French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman won over even some ofthe Germans ti his plan Friday The assembly voted overwhelm ingly in its to 7 with 19 before mid night The consultative assembly low er chamber of the council o Europe calls itself the voice of Europe but it has no powers Its present statute forbids it even to talk about defense This weeks debates showed that themembers pay little attention to that prohi bition however Congressman Asks to Bar Newspapers From Owning Radio Stations Washington Rep Huber DQhio said Friday he willask congress to bar newspapers from owning or operating radio stations Huber who was defeated in the November 7 election told a re orterhe will introducea bill to arryout his proposal in the lame duck session opening Monday He added In many sections of the country adio stations are the only means if disseminating unbiased news eports If newspapers continue to obUe up radio stations our American freedom will be in great anger SUSPENDS PUBLICATION Cleveland Ohio the nowfall totaling nearly 12 inches le Cleveland Press announced it would suspend publication Sat rday because employes were un ble to get to work GAME POSTPONED Pittsburgh Pittsburgh enn State football game was ostponed Saturday because of eavy snow and was rescheduled or Monday It will be the final ame of the season for both teams HENRY O TALLE Rep Talle Gets License to Wed Mrs Gladyce Carey Washington Henry 0 Talle RIowa and Mrs Gladyce Rubel Carey of BeverlyHiUsCal will be married here Dec 1 Talle who was reelected to his th term irrthe house bn7N6v 7 aid the wedding would beper ormed by the Rev Oscar Black welder at the Church of the Ref jrmation Talle 57 hasbeen a widower ince 1938 and has 3 children Sis Carey 43has a daughter iy a previousmarriage eere Workers Get 15 Days to File Motions Des Moines Judge S Franklin Saturday granted he C I O United Auto Workers nion 15 daysto file resistance motions in connection with cori empt of court action sought by ie John Deere Des Moines works The firm had asked that the ourt cite 20 union members for ontempt for alleged violation of n injunction issued last week by udge The Franklin injunction prohibits mass icketing or intimidation at tha es Moines plant The plant shut own since the start of a strike ast Sept 1 opened its gates re ently and invited workers to re urn UN Troops Advance at Some Spots Tokyo Enemy swarmed toward thefront in northwest Korea Saturday under relentless air attack for a probable showdown battle with advancing allied forces 50 miles from the border f Already South Koreans on extreme east flank ofthe allied advance were under bruising counterattack The enemy had driven a wedge6Tniles deep into the lines Pilots spotted 5000 or more enemy troops swarming all over the near Kusong ahead of the U S 25th and2nd divisions on the northwest sector of the front A 9th corps spokesman said both divisions were moving ahead against the stiffest resistance in the 2dayold offensive which is designed to end the war in Korea quickly Elements of the 25th division seized heavily defended heights two miles southeast of strategic Unsan which is 50 miles from the border A briefing officer said the enemy then looseda counterat tack which still raged night The reds were fighting from logcovered dugouts These were struck by dreaded jellied gasoline firebombs dropped by fighter bombers in close support The po sitions were enveloped in flames Gains on the winding 80mile front ranged up to 6 miles with Chongju falling to theAmericans on theleftflanko arive flank strong communist forces plunged 6 miles ujto1 South Ko rean positions A A U S 1st corps spokesman de scribed the red attack as the 1st major reversal of the twoday of fensive which General MacArthur hopes will end the war by Christ mas The reds penetrated the South Korean 8th divisionto a point near Yongun 22 airmiles Tokchon on the far rightjflahkfof the northwest front The spokes man said the redsr presumably were Chinese Chinese Dug In It appeared that the trying to turn the flank ofthe offensive but it remained tobe seen in what strength Prisoners captured Friday said a full Chi nese division was dug in about10 miles north of Yongun The scrap on the right flank of thenorthwest frontcontrasted with the absence of oppositionon the extreme left flank There the highway hubof tola tankled task force ofthe Tfi S 24th division without Chongjuis 51roadmiles south of the Yalu river border city of Sinuiju main gatewayfor Chi nese communists entering t h e war Patrols of the 24th struck north two miles outside Chongju toward Kusong In that sector there wasno re sistance ROKs Pushed Back Earlier Saturday the offensive was dealt another shut minor set bade in the center of the line In the Taechon area 22 miles north east of Chongju andon the 24ths right flank the South Korean 1st division was pushed back onemile and a half There the reds pierced the line only temporarily They struck in the predawn darkness bufwere hurled back in the daylight hours All along the line B29supeic fortresses and fighters supported the UN drive The South Koreans are heading toward thegreatSuiho danvonthe Yalu upstream from Sinuiju Fourth largest in the world Suiho dam supplies hydroelectric power for most of Manchuria and North Korea Most of the red resistanct is expected in that sector An 8th army spokesman said the offensive generally ex c e e d e d planning expectationsWith Gen eral MacArthur personallysignal ling the kickoff the push began Friday morning after a prolonged lull and rumors of peace On the snowmantled northeast front the ROK Capital division thrust to the edge of Chorigjin last major North Korean citysputh of the soviet Siberian border 60 air miles away Get Air Support tJ S marine and carrierbased planes supported the R O K Cap 4 FINAL I I 2 J 4 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