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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspopcr M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORJ HOME EDITION TOL XVffl AnociiUd United fnm Full LWM OnU Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 13 1951 ThU Paper Consiiti cf Two ScctiocuSeetlon TJPOTrrmc TT GlobeGazettephoto by Sorlien Frenz of Mason City has a victory smile just shortly after the duck season opened Friday 6 minutes after in fact Thats all it took for him to get the 4 ducks he is holding 3 mallards and one pintail He was hunting at the Ventura marsh and when the ducks were scared his way from Clear Lake local he just banged away for his quick bag limit Itwasnt perfect shoot ing asFrenz admitted taking 8 shots But you cant deny that hes versatile because he won the big fish prize for Clear Lake during the summer Clear Docket of Rath Gases 6 Conspiracy Charges Dropped at Waterloo Waterloo UR The distric court docket of Rath Packing company strike riot cases cleared Saturday after 6 con spiracy charges were dismissec and 6 other indictments resultec in fines and a suspended sentence The only pending cases are in the appeals to the Iowa supreme court of two men convicted conspiracy JDistrict Judge Shannon Charlton FriSay dismissed 6 conspiracy in fined Russell Bull Leon Guynn and Russell Lasley court after dismiss in g conspiracy charges other men ShermantBriherand Isadore Patterson Jr were fined eachfor malicious mischief Raymond Edsill brother of one of theconvicted men pleaded charges of conspiracy and was given a 3year suspended sentence He was paroled to Mayor Lawrence Touchae All 6 men changed pleas of innocent to guil ty Eleven conspiracy indictments were returned after the May 19 1948 riot during a nationwide meat packing strike One man died before he could come to trial two were convicted one acquitted and one pleaded guilty The 6 dis missals cleared the docket Wilbert Warren and Russell Ed sill were convicted for conspiracy and sentenced to 3 years each Both carried their convictions to the Iowasupreme court on ap peals The high court upheld War rens conviction last spring but he has asked for a rehearing Fred Roberts Dunkerton was acquitted of manslaughter for the death of William Farrell a union member The shooting of Farrell touched off the riot Roberts was a nonunion employe at the plant rAII About The Weather Mason cloudy Satur day night and Sunday with scat tered showers Saturday night Low Saturday night 5052 Cool er Sunday high 6568 Iowa Mostly cloudy Saturday nightand Sunday with scattered showers Saturday night and over eastportion Sunday Cooler Saturday night and over most of state Sunday Low Sat urday night 4550 northwest 5560 southeast High Sunday in 60s Further outlook Generally fair Monday and Tuesday slightly warmer Tuesday Minnesota Mostly cloudy with oc casional showers Saturday night Cooler west portion Sunday partly cloudy and cooler Show ers east portion ending during day Low Saturday night 4045 5055 cast High Sunday 5560 northwest 60s southeast GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 72 Minimum 53 At 8 a m 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 66 Minimum 42 Armed Services Short of Beef Packers Blame OPS Chicago packers and feeders Saturday blamed a chain of circumstances stemming from government regulations for the shortage of beef which has all removed it from the mess tables of the armed forces A spokesman for the American Meat institute said the 600 packers represented by the group were aware of the situation and regret ed it but found themselves un able to bid for beef for the armec forces A large feeder said the entire jeef picture was uncertain He said ranchers and feeders were lolding caittle on the ranges in the ippe that the situation would gel ileared tip before they were forcec to ship to market The corps announced Friday that it had in creased its purchases of pork fish arid poultry from 25 to 50 per cent during the past 6 weeks because i1 ust couldnt buy the beef it need ed Enough for Korea Hardly enough was available e army said to supply the needs of the army navy and air force iither at home or abroad It said here was enoughon hand only o supply the far easternr com mand which includes Korea The AMI spokesman said the Tneat packers have always prided hemselves on their ability to sup ply the armed forces However under the regulations of the of Iceofprice stabilization the in lustry has been unable to bid on beef for the armed forces The packers have long contend ed that they have trouble buying attle under OPS regulations which set ceiling prices and re uire the packers to average out under them intheir purchases of attle during specific periods Double Trouble The AMI said the packers ound their situation twofold packers have not been We to buy cattle to furnish the grade of beef desired by the army avy and other services within the compliance ceiling prices pre cribed by the OPS of the type which AP Wireohoto SHOTGUN MEASLES Those spots on the body of Jimmy Glass 9 are not measles or smallpox They are wounds from shotffun pellets 262 of them Jimmy is recovering at his home in Georgetown Ky after being shot accidentally while he and another lad were playiny with a shotgun The shell was a 16gauge and the gun was a 12gaage weapon which lessened the force of the blast vould produce the grade of beef esired by the armed services have ot been coming to market hi suf ficient numbers The AMI spokesman said that fai the past several weeks the packers were able to buy only about twothirds of the cattle of the type desired by the armed that they were able to pur chase a year ago No Force Planned In Washington the agriculture department said the shortage probably was only temporary and that no immediate steps were planned to force the packers to set aside beef for the armed a step taken in World war II They said the army was able to pay more for beef than civilians could but that packers preferred to market their products through long standing channels rather than get entangled in army red tape The department said the short age probably would not be felt verymuch in civilian consumption except prices in the realm of higher J P Finnegan Surrenders on Indictment St Louis P Finne gan former St Louis interna revenue collector and persona friend of President Truman sur rendered Saturday on a federal in dictment charging him ac cepting bribes and with miscon duct in office The silverhaired nattily dress ed Finnegan was in good spirits as he appeared at the federal build ing where his attorney and a bondsman were waiting He posted a bond Finnegan arrived here only Friday night from Washington where he had been a central fig ure in a congressional investiga tion into reported the governments agency Finnegan was fingerprinted by Deputy U S Marshal Les Davison and taken before U S Commis sioner Edwin J Bean to post the bond Bean told Finnegan since the bond was returnable in the court of U S District Judge George H Moore he must report in that court Monday for arraignment Judge Moore was the key figure in Dressing the grand jury investiga tion leading to Finnegans indict ment The 73yearold jurist has disqualified himself from hearing the case UN Forces in Korea Continue Gains Near Accord to Start Truce Peacetime Record for Money Bills By JOE HALL Washington IP The present ongress has broken the peace tune record for the amount of money appropriated and still has 4 big appropriations to handle be fore it adjourns Two bills passed by the senate and sent to the white house Fri day raised to total unds approved thus far to run he government in the current fis cal year The previous high mark outside of awar year was n fiscal 1951 which ended last June 30 The alltime record was set in fiscal 1943 in the inidst of World war n Appropriations that year totalled 5147000000000 The remaining 4 bills would add about to the total already approved in the 9 meas ures sent to President Truman Although this would take ap propriations for fiscal 1952 up to the mark the treasury estimates that actual spending for the year will run be tween and 000000000 This is because many military items such as on which work is started in this fiscal year will not be completed and not paid for until much later One of the bills sent to the white house 808030 military money was the largest peacetime appro priations bill ever passed by con gress And there have been hints the Pentagon will be back soon after congress meets in January with a request for a supplemental appropriation for the armed serv other measure approved ices The Friday was a bill carrying funds for the state com merce and justice departments and the judiciary Tfrmll1 icanc A a fighf w e on this one but it passed by al most a straight party line vote 31 to 27 5th in Shortage of Million New Kensington Pa wo national banks in New Ken sington are short over a million dollars Saturday as the FBI ar rested a 5th employe on em bezzling charges that have shock ed this industrial community The FBI seized George Rogers Shiarella 53 Friday The slight preying man worked his way up rom messenger boy to assistant cashier of New Kensingtons First National bank FBI Agent Fred Hallford said Shiarella admitted misapplication of Shiarella is the 4th First Na ional employe arrested since last an 11 and the 5th in the town to ie accused of embezzling federal lank funds Hallford said Shiarel a also admitted making an 381324 alse entry on the banks cash Meet Again Sunday in Panmunjom Allied Planes Hit Neutrality Zone By NATE POLOWETZKY Munsan Korea of ficers will meet again Sunday i dusty little Panmunjom in an other effort to get the stalled Ko rean armistice talks rolling again The reds and UN allies wer nearing agreement on administra tive differences holding up re sumption of fulldress armistict talks when the communists pro tested by telephone Friday nigh that 3 allied planes had sfrafe the edge of the ceasefire neutra zone The reds broke off the talks Kaesong Aug 23 charging tha allied planes had bombed the zon the day before in an attempt t murder the red armistice delega ion A 15 year old Korean boy toll JN investigators Saturday tha mullets from strafing allied war planes struck his two younger jrothers while they were fishin on Friday AP Correspondent Robert B Tuckman who accompanied th JN liaison officers in their inves igation of the red complaint sail Correspondents at Panmunjom generally felt the communists ha Dresented enough tangible evi lence to back up their hough there still were enough un mown factors to make a clearcu opinion impossible The communists meanwhile wen ahead with their preparations foi the resumption of negotiations They put up 3 more tents at Pan munjom presumably to be used by the red delegates and their staff They are about 200 yards north of the large conference ient set up earlier this week It has been uset by liaison officers in their discus sions The UN command erected one tent and will bring in more when needed State to Argue for North Iowa Airline Route Des Moines Gray The arrest brought the total to 0 the FBI has made in the wes ern PennsylvaniaWest Virginia area in little more than a year Other charges invovlve Dennis V Layfield of Wood County bank Parkersburg W Va accused of embezzling Samuel Paul Lewis of Indiana Pa Mrs Goldie CaldweU New Alex andria Pa and Hildur Nystrom McKeesport Pa Salyer Murder Case Recessed to Monday Cedar Rapids district corruption in taxgathering Iowa assistant attorney general will argue in a hearing before the civil aeronautics board in Wash ington Monday that the certificate of MidContinent Airlines Inc to operate its Sioux City to Chicago light across northern Iowa should not be suspended It will be the first time in the states history Attorney General Robert L Larson said that the state has participated in such a i earing Larson and Gray emphasized ihat the attorney generals office is not joining in the hearing in direct support of MidContinent Airlines but only incidentally Mondays hearing is part of the civil aeronautics boards general inquiry in the north central route investigation ease Up for final determination is the question of whether the certificate now held by MidContinent for operation of its route 106 between Sioux City and Chicago via Fort Dodge Mason City Waterloo Du buque Iowa Freeport and Elgin 111 should be continued A proposal has been made that this certificate be transferred to MidWest Airlines Inc The state feels those North Iowa cities should not be asked North Korea AP Wirepfcoto IRANS PREMIER Irans ailing premier Mohammed Mossadegh keeps up with his desk work as he reclines in a hospital bed in New York The premierin New York for a hearing before the United Nations security council of his countrys dispute with Britain over the Iranian oil uses a bed desk to handle matters of state Britain Reinforces Troops in Sudan Will Defend Self By HAROLD GUAKD London UR Britain orderec troop reinforcements into the Su dan Saturday and at the sam time joined her western allies asking Egypt to enter a midd east defense pact against commu nist aggression1 The war office ordered th South Lancashire regiment sta Soned in Trieste to depart fo Khartoum capital of the Anglo Egyptian Sudan by Oct 25 spokesman said the move was one planned months ago but admitted the schedule ha been advanced one month A United Press dispatch from lie Mediterranean island of Cy prus said leaves of all Britis paratroopers there bad been can celled and maneuvers called off Informedsources in Cyprus sai the paratroopers wiE leavesoon to reinforce the Suez forces Simultaneously the eig office said British Ambassado Sir Ralph Stevenson presented 4power defense proposal Saiur day morning to Egyptian Foreign Minister Salah El Din Pasha Th plan sponsored jointly by th Inited States Britain France an Turkey offers Egyptequal part nership in a middle east defens system Officials said Britain planned t publish details of the proposa after Stevenson reports Egypts re action v In Cairo police proclaimed a tate of emergency to preven ntiBritish demonstrations from toiling over into serious disturb ances They began early this week after Egypt announced its inten don to scrap its 1936 treaty with iritain Dispatch of British troop rein orcements to Sgypt says she will place under the crown of King owed Foreign Secretary Herber lorrisons warning Friday lat Britain will meet force by orce At present the Sudan ad ministered jointly by Britain anc Sgypt under terms of an 1899 greement reiterated in the 1936 treaty Britain holds to the belief that the Sudans future status must be decided by the Sudanese bemselves AUWCI iiiuuiu iiui uc CIOACU court trial of ebster to give up an already existing sat isfactory service for any other service MidWest or otherwise that has not yet proven itself Gray said Salyer accused of fatally wound ing his brotherinlaw Charles Johnson last July 20 has been ad journed until Monday morning Judge J E Heiserman ordered the adjournment Friday after attor neys for the state and the defense completed their testimony The case is expected to go to the jury of 10 men and 2 women late day or Tuesday Thars Gold in Them Thar Parking Meters Mason City police department coffers were enriched when the parking meter men counted up the ake Friday Someone had depos ted a gold piece in one of he meters Generosity or spend thrift the police did not know vhich but the coin was a regular 250 gold piece Fire Near Thornton Destroys Barn Shed Hog House Corn Crib on the Melvin Ingebretson farm west of Thorn ton occupied by the Albert Wons mon family early Saturday morn ing destroyed a barn full of hay machine shed hog house and corn crib Fire departments from Me servey and Thornton sicceeded in saving the house farm ma chinery and all the hogs so far as known The fire was discov ered by Paul Dorenkamp a neighbor while the Wonsmons were at Minneapolis North lowans Return From Korean Conflict San Francisco The Mili tary Sea Transport USNS Gen William Black arrived at Fort Ma son here Friday with 25 lowans included in the 1334 army com bat veterans from Korea Troops aboard included regular army men home for rotation leaves and reassignment and en listed reservists due for discharge North lowans on the ship in clude Cpl Melvin G Kramer Clarksville Cpl Alfred L Lewis Decorah Sgt Fred J Scholtter back Manly Pfc Orval A Schuchardt New Hampton Cpl Kenneth M Simmons Ionia SO MILLS TAX DCS Moines of figures in the Polk county audi ors office showed Saturday that he 1952 property tax levy in Des Moines will be S80 per in assessed valuation This is a record ligh and is 86 cents per over the current lew See Meeting ofBigSIf Churchill Wins Moscow 5VWestern observer5 here believe that if Winston Churchill wins control of the Brit ish government in the Get 2 elections Prime Minister Stalin will agree to a big three rneetinj with him and President Truman Churchill speaking in a London suburb Oct 6 said I am convinced that a friendl talk on level between th heads of leading governments sue as we used to have when we wer allied in the war could not do an harm and might conceivably Ill a load of anxiety from the shoul ders of our children The British conservative leader is reported here to have made this statement in reply to a question from the audience as to whether ae would call a threepower con ierence with Prime Minister Sta lin PresidentTruman and him self ifelected The soviet press has not ye referred to this suggestion bu westerners believe such an invi tation from Churchill would be accepted They do not feel tha a meeting would solve al the worlds problems butthey agree with Churchill that it coulc do no harm After the Potsdam conference in 945 with Stalin representing lussia and first Churchill then Clement Attlee representing Brit ain President Truman said he would not go abroad for any more such meetings Observers pointout however hat a great many things have happened since then to threaten world peace and the president might be induced to change his mind If Mr Truman is unable to at end they said he might send his oreign policy advisor W Averell larriman Harriraan was ambas sador to Moscow during World var IL Chinese Laundry Can Lose Shirt Even With Ticket New York Jim Huies hinese laundry police say you an lose your shirt even if you ave a ticket The reasonthe authorities add that Huie takes bets as well as along with the linen leets he scribbles on betting beets in Chinese Police raided Huies First av enue laundry Friday and arrested iim on a bookmaking charge stant Chief Inspector James R ennedy said it was the first timej e had heard of a Chinese horse Wiped Out Heartbreak Ridge Nearly in Control By JOHN RANDOLPH XT S 8th Army Headquarters Korea Nations in fantry supported by tanks a n d artillery gouged out new gains 0a the western and central Korean fronts Saturday as fighting flared with renewed savagery across Ko The II S 24th division and two South Korean divisions gained up to nearly two miles along a 22 mile front in the center Allied artillery pounded a day long rain of high explosives on Chinese communists positions above Yonchon in the west IT S 1st cavalry troopers moved un opposed on to a forming the eastern flank of a vital ridgeline scarred by 4 days of fighting One battalion of the cavalry was badly cut up Friday A captured red officer on the eastern front said the North Ko rean one that started the war 21 months was practically nonexistant Mopping Up Tough American and French troops on Heartbreak ridgein eastern Korea scorched the last reds out of their suicide bunkers on theslopes of the ridgelines northernmost peak The peak hfll 851 was captured Friday Allied officers said the mopping up actionwas among the bitterest fights of the war American Sabre jets patroled MTG alley in northwest Korea but drew no challengefromRussian made MIG jets Fifth airforce warplanes pounded red road and rail lines The central frontdrive on Kumsong was by tanks and supported by artillery barrages The allies were threatening reds main supply area and head quarters Korea Battalion ShitforwT Farther to the westthelcavalry men were on themove againafter a disastrous day Frifiayv A baf taliorr of the 7th eral Ousters old shat tered and cut to pieces Ty waves of attacking reds west of Yonchon Bernnants of thebattalion were rescued but only after some ground was lost Six Flying Boxcars Friday craved intense enemyground fire In dropping badlyneeded sup plies to UN troops fighting in the rugged eastern Korean Mils Two crewmen were wounded when the alanes were hit by groundfire The 5th air force said alt planes returned safely to base Tanks supporting infantry on lie slopes of the hiTIs Friday iurust up a valley west of Heart break They ran into red zooka and antitank guns and had to turn back President Signs 3 Veterans Bills TFashington 51 President signed 3 veteraus bills rriday One was an appropriation of 5000000 to pay death benefits f to servicemen who died inuniform It applies mainly to asualties of the fighting in iorea Mr Truman also signed a bffl extending regular disability and eath benefits to men who served the armed forces after the out reak of fighting in Korea The 3rd bill provided that war who develop multiple clerosis within two years after leir release shall be considered s having acquired it while in the armed forces DIES OF INJURIES Council Bluffs Leila 64 Centerville died Sat urday of injuries suffered Oct 5 n an auto accident south cf here n highway 275 KILLED IN CRASH ExLra Eugene Han en 18 of Exira was killed out ight Friday night in a highway ccident Officials said Hansen raveling west on a county road rove into the path of a semi ailer transport which was driv g south on U 71 SAME Black tnHla 3 4 Iowa Pittsburgh FINAL Wisconsin Ohio State 3 Michigan Ki fMU Indiana D E Northwestern Minnesota 3 4 3 4 Princeton Penn ;