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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspoper Edited far M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSrAPfft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NUGHIORS HOME EDITION VOJL LVU AMoclatcd PrtH and United rttm Full Wlro Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 6 1951 Paper Consists of Two One No 511 AP Wlrephoto G GURNEY SIR HENRY Malayan Jungle War Leader Slain Briton Is Red Ambush Victim Singapore HenryGur ney lean intent leader of Britains Malayan jungle war against com munist guerrillas was slain Sat urday afternoon in an ambush on a lonely road in the Malayan mountains The 53yearold British high commissioner for the federation of Malaya moving boldly along des olate roads arid jungle paths went among the people of the terrorized peninsula more than any other official Saturdays trip proved fatal A large band of guerrillas re portedly ambushed the higk com missioner while he was traveling in a convoy along Frasers hi road in Pahang state north of Kuala Lumpur Details of the bushwhacking however were scant in Singapore several hundred miles south of the ambush site Gurney was in one automobile and Lady Gurney was following in another Their mobile escort broke down temporarily and Gur ney decided to drive ahead alone in his car The bushwhacking followed When Lady Gurneys driver heard the gunfire ahead he stop Stalin Plans More Tests of ABombs First Admission by Soviet Union By EDDY GILMORE Moscow Jo seph Stalin disclosed Saturday Russia recently exploded an atom ic bomb in a test and plans more test blasts of atomic bombs of various calibers This was the first time the So viet Union had announced it had exploded an atomic bomb Stalin made his revelation in a front page interview with an un named correspondent of Pravda official newspaper of the Russian communist party News by Phones The announcement was tele phoned to U S Ambassador Alan Kirk just before he left for the airport to board a plane for the United States The news did not delay his departure Stalin advised American leaders not to get excited and rise the alarm about the atomic bomb ex plosion in the U S S It The Russian leader said soviet bombs are no threat to American the Soviet Union is not contemplating an attack on the United States or any other country whatsoever at any time Instead be said Russian bomb developments are for her own de fense against aggression The testing of atomic bombs of variouscalibers will be carried put in future according to the GlobeGazette photo by 2tlusser FIVE INJURED IN persons were injured when two cars crashed headon at p m Saturday a mile and a half north of the Sheffield corner on Highway 65 The Buiek sedan at the right driven by William E Brannick 20 Iowa Falls collided with the 51 Chevrolet registered to Clarence Cutler Aredale at the left Tire skid marks showed for 134 feet on the pavement according to highway patrolmen Malaya cancelled all Saturday night programs and began playing organ music inter spersed with announcements of the biggest personal casualty of Malayas nasty jungle war Gurney was known in the British colonial service as a strong man in dealing with disorders He has been described as a egg who gets things done tough Death Arrives by Special delivery A tlanta Death came special delivery Friday for Arthur plan for our countrys defense against the AngloAmerican ag gressive front Stalin said In Vista CaL Gordon Dean chairman of the U Satomic en ergy commission said Stalin was only confirming what we the United States already knew we will watch with great interest any future tests Russia might make he said The test bombj was not neces sarily dropped from an lairplane but might have been exploded on the ground he added Never Confirmed President Truman made a state ment Wednesday saying the Rus sians had achieved their second1 atomic bomhexplosion He had announced two years ago that the States had knowledge of a previous Russian atomic explo sion but this earlier statement was never confirmed by a soviet announcement Stalin repeated that Russia wants international control of atomic weapons but charged that an American plan put before the United Nations was a mockery of control What do you think about in ternational control in respect of atomic weapons his anonymous Pravda interviewer asked Allies Take Key Ridge by Flames Offensive in West Halted By NATE POLQWETZKY U S 8th Army Headquarters Korea and French infantrymen charging with fixed bayonets behind flamethrowers seized virtually all of bloody heart break ridge Saturday The fighting flared up suddenly hi the eastern Korea mountains as the allied offensive in the west pround to a most ob jectives secured In the air U S jets took on reds at 3 to one odds The Ameri cans lost one plane but probably destroyed one red fighter and damaged two Navy Strikes On the east coast the Stassen Asks Vandenberg China Diary Washington fP Harold E Stassen asked senate investigator Saturday to subpoena the diary of the late Senator Vandenberg RMich to coroborate the es sential facts of his earlier testi mony about a 1949 white house conference onChina aid Stassen testified he had been told by Arthur Vandenberg Jr the late senators son that th essential facts I testified to coul be coroborated from the diarj and other documents kept by th senior Vandenberg In testimony before thesenat internal security subcommittee las Monday Stassen quoted Vanden berg as telling him in November 1950 that Secretary of State Ache son and Ambassadora t1 a r g Philip C Jessup had proposed a house meeting that fur allies jabbed twice at the reds ay sea and land The battleship New Jersey led a small task force on a bombarding ther military aid to the Chinest nationalist forces be cut off F Kinder ant i 45yearold account City Detective M W Blackwell said that shortly after Kinder re ceived the letter from New Smyr nia Beach Fla he shot himself in the head The envelope said Blackwell contained a blanksheet of paper a wedding ring It was from Kinders wife r All Abotit The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and continued cool Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and con tinued cool Low Saturday night lower 40s High Sundav middle 50s Iowa Cloudy and a little cooler Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy Low Saturday night 40 to 45 High Sunday 55 to 60 Va riable winds Sunday Generally fair Sunday night Monday and Tuesday Cool Sunday night with rising temperatures first of week GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a on Saturday Maximum 55 Minimum 42 At 8 a m 45 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 52 Minimum 44 The Soviet Union stands for the prohibition of atomic weapons and for stopping production of the atomic weapon Stalin replied SAME BUek muni put boon U strict international control in order that a decision on prohibi tion of the atomic weapon and on cessation of production of atomic weapons and on the use of already manufactured atomic bombs ex clusively for peaceful purposes should be carried out conscienti ously and with all exactitude Stalin continued American leaders also speak of control but their control is derived not from stopping production of atomic weapons but from the continuation of such production and in such quantities as correspond to the quantity of raw materials at the disposal of this or that country Consequently American con trol is based not on prohibition of the atomic weapon but on its legalization1 TJN Approved CThe American plan was sup ported in the United Nations by a majority of members It called for an international commission to keep close control of all production of both atomic weapons and atomic energy for peaceful purposes The commission would have been empowered to make spot checks of atomic plants whenever it chose These inspections would have included Russian plants and the Russians turned down the plan with bitter insistence it would violate her sovereignty The Russians made anew ef fort to secure UN adoption of then own plan after Mr Truman re ported in October 1949 that the Soviet Union had succeeded in achieving its first atomic explo sion The main idea of the Russian plan was a ban on all atomic weapons but it lacked ironclad ar rangements for seeing that the ban was carried out nam harbor 125 miles north of the 38th parallel And an infantry pa trol penetrated Kosong 40 miles north of the parallel There was no new move toward reopening truce talks The western offensive along a 40mile front by 100000 men from 9 United Nations gained up to 5 miles in 4 dayslt was the biggest allied drive in 3 months j One American patrol was sur rounded for 6 hours on the west of Yankovichs customers two central front But otherwise beat en Chinese appeared to have given up completely The allies moved into the best The Soviet Union stands for positions they have held in the west in a year and sent patrols reaching out as much as 3 miles in front of their newly won hills The new line formed a parapet of defenses north of the winding Imjin river Surprise Attack The long stalemated battle of Heartbreak ridge erupted sudden ly in a surprise night attack by American and French troops Infantrymen of the U S second divisions 23rd regiment charging with fixed bayonets and shouting Banzai stormed to the top of a 3000foot peak They captured it for the 3rd time in a month They killed 100 red Koreans in the predawn fight Other reds fled in disorder before the Americans Qame and white phos phorous grenades French troops swept up another slope of the peak with little trou ble Artillery was credited with killing 900 reds Simultaneously the second divi sions two other regiments cap tured two peaks west of the ridge Seek Court Order to Open Books of Yartkovich DCS Moines office of price stabilization says it will ask for a federal court order Monday at For Dodge to compel Mike YankovichMason City used car dealer to open his business rec ords for examination The OPS said Yanfcoyich twice fas refused OPS demands that he open his books toinvestigators Complairits of an overceiling charge for acar made by one months ago the OPS said Televise Ceremonies of Princess Visit New York ceremonies welcoming Princess Elizabeth and the duke of Edinburgh to Windsor pet io will be tele vised bythe National Broadcast ing company The network said the the first international videooffer ing seen in this be relayed via NBCs detroit affiliate Pentagon As Pay Increase for All Armed Forces Loss From Fire in Osage Plant of the building and plant of the Blandin Manu facturing plant estimated Satur day that damages would exceet in the fire which gutte the twostory building on Main street Of this amount 310000 wa to the building The fire resulted when a spar from a welder ignited paint an the inside of the brick bufldin was hi flames in a matter of min utes The plant manufactured ele trie fencing and also had a sub contract fronathe Mason City Ten and Awning company tci manufai ture metal parts for army tents The loss included magnesium castingspaper boxes paint an parts usecl for the defense proje the firm had in contrac Blandin stated that hewould coi duct workelsewhere with a mini mum of delay The stock was entire loss Blandin had operated the busi ness here for the past two year The building a new brick struc ture was owned by Clarenc Wright Six workers in the buildin when the fire started were aSTe to escape without injury See War I Vets Home in December Plan Draft of Married Men By FRANK OBRIEN Snow Falls on West States By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow fell in some western states Saturday hut it was still summer ike weather in eastern and southern states A snowfall at Fort Bridges in outhwestern Wyoming measured inches Cheyenne reported a fal f 3 inches Rain and snow hi areas over most of Wyoming and Colorado and in western Nebras ka The mercury dropped below treezing in some sections of the Washington army has put a home by Christmas enlisted World war n veterans called involuntarily from the re erve Other developments on the mili ary front Saturday 1 The defense departmen wants congress to give everyone all branches of the armed forces private on 10 per cent pay raise with an S8QO top 2 Selective service saysdra boards across the nation will begin next week reclassifying childle married men of draft agel Chairman Mahbn the house appropriations subcom mittee read the house a letter Fn day from Assistant Secretary Defense Anna Rpsenburg an nouncing the new army releas plan for veteran reservists belo the rank of commissioned office The a r m y h a d previousl planned to get all enlisted veterans who were called to active dut against their will out of uniform by New Years day Plans Harried But Mrs Rosenburgs letter said careful reworking of arm plans had made it possible to cu ihe release date to Dec 20 Commissioned officer veterans called mvolimtarilyvfrorathe re serve however the lettersaid will enerally have to serve out th full 17 months allowed by law T et go of noncommissioned am commissioned officers all at once Roseriburg wrote would toe eriously deplete army leadership The tetter also said The air force will release all its enlisted men ordered to duty from the volunteer reserve after 12 months service But again offi ers particularly pilots and other rained crew personnel will for ae most part have to stay 17 months The naw vet belt WWJTV FATHER OF 7 KILLED Clatinda Baker 28 ather of 7 children was killedat is farm home Friday He was working under an automobile anc lit slipped off the jacks TRUCKERS ELECT DCS Moines Iowa Mo tor Truck association Friday elected A M Schoenewe of Ever ly president Dark Weekend In Prospect DCS Moines drizzly and dark weekend was in prospect Sat urday for Iowa The weather bureau said Salur day would be cloudy and cool with occasional rain ending Saturday night The outlook for Sunday was for mostly clouded skies and con tinued cool weather The extreme temperatures of the next 24 hours would range up to 58 degrees Saturday afternoon and down to 40 Sunday morning the bureau added The highest the temperature got in Iowa Friday was 66 at Daven port and Burlington Saturday mornings low for the state was 42 at Spencer and Mason WOODLING LEANS Yankees batter Gene Woodling leans back as Giant Catcher Wes Westrum reaches for the opening pitch of the 3rd World Series game Saturday in New Yorks Polo Grounds Pitcher Jim Hearn completes his follow through Umpire Joe Paparella called the pitch a ball Woodling later fouled out Action shot was made with a 60inch long lens camera from centerfield See the account of Saturdays game on the sport page releasing its eh isted men in this category after bout 15 months service The marine corps will release y June 1952 its volunteer anc inactive reserves both enlistee and were assigned to uty before June 30 1951 They will have served an average of bout 14 months Flat Pay Raise on this one from Defense Secre ary Robert Lbvett went Priday o House Speaker Sam Rayburn It asked urgently for a Hat 0 per cent pay raise for everyone in service retroactive to last July It would be limited to S800 a ear for any individual Lovett estimated the expeaseat around 5800000000 a year He aid that in view of heavy de ense spending he was reluctant o make the request but rising ving costs made it urgent raise would be in base pay id living allowances Maj Gen Lewis B Hershey irector of selective service an ounced draft boards will soon be married men without lildren for the armed services hey must be in the draft age through 25 years Most married men of the draft ge have previously been in the eferred 3A class But President Yuman has issued new regula on the new draft law deferment for married en unless they have children 500000 Hershey estimated about 500 GlobeGazette pboto by Musser AT BAM MASTERS attha North Central Iowa Band Masters association cliniciii Mason City Saturday talk music Pictured Carleton L Stewart secretarytreasurer Paul JBehjn program arranger Sigurd Fardahl Forest City presi dent and William Pappas who was on the program with a clarinet demonstration Some 50 bandmen were in at tendance The organization was formed last July 1 GOP Field for Governor Is Narrowed Nicholas Bid Still in Doubt Des Moines QP The field 01 prospective candidates lor the re jublican nomination for governor next years primary election was narrowed down this week with the decision of Fred Maytag of Newton that he would not enter Maytag former state senator and head of the washing machine usiness that bears his i family ame issued a formal statement aying that he would not be vaflable It was an I dont intend to run eclaration from the Newton bus inessman who had been urged by sources to make the ace Only Declaration Marias is the only one of the mentioned candidates for governor vho has declared himself Gov William S Beardsley now mentioned candidates for governor Another letter from the Pentain his second term has not an ounced whether he will seek a 3rd nomination The political currents around the statehouse have failed to de elop any certainty that Beards ey will have opposition in the 5OPgubernatorial campaign Beardsley is due back Sunday j from Gatlinburg Term where e has had an opportunity to sound ut other state chief executives on which way the winds are blowing Loves Labors Lost on Pair in Jail t Birmingham Ala JP James Truelove and Harry Lerpy Lowe were in the Jeffersoncounty jail Saturday Both were charged with desertion and nonsupport of their families 60 PERCENT The Cerre Gordo county Bed Cross bottle is now SOjiwcent Friday numbered 87 bringing total up to405 according to MxsFJoyd John son donor v recruitment chair The meeting at Gatlinburg was i man The quota is 675 Mrs 00 men are affected and that mething under 200000 would e classified 1A eligible for serv He based the estimate on erage rates of rejection Hershey said men previously egistered as married but child iss but who now are fathers hould notify their draft boards mmediately Otherwise those in e upper age to 25 ears old might be inducted uickly A if they are reclassified If the wife of a childless mar ed man becomes pregnant he ust give his draft board a phy cians certificate before the oard issues an order to report je annual conference of govern rs The conference devoted much its time to a discussion of oliticai issues especially on the ational level Twin Question One of the questionsbefore iwa republicans is whether Lt Gov William S Beardsley now ity who won his partys bid for residing officer of the state sen e two years ago will seek re ection or try for the govern rship i Should Nicholas and Beardsley oth announce for chief execu ve there is a possibility that former Lt Gov Kenneth A Evans Johnson is scheduling and mail ing out appointments from the Red Cross office as fast as the registrations come in Persons may mail the blank below to Red Cross North Federal Or they may call the offices phone 1321 clip here of Emerson will enter the guber natorial field His name is being mentioned along with those of At torney General Robert L Larson and State Senator A L Doud of Douds Secretary of State Melvin DI Synhorst has been considering a candidacy for lieutenant govern or So has State Senator Leo El thon of Fertile republican major ity leader in the last two sessions of the senate Iowa Defense Blood Program AMERICAN RED CROSS I will be glad to donate my blood for defense for induction Hershey warned Once the induction order is issued he said a certificate will do no good because the local board has no authority to reopen the case i Your Town Street Address or Box Your Telephone Number Purdue OWO FINAL 1 FINAL FINAL Ohio State Mich State 3 4 1 FINAL Illinois Wisconsin Michigan Stanford Northwestern ;