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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NEWSPAPER THAT M AKES ALL NORTtl IOWAN S NEtGHIORS VOL LIX EDITION Associated Press and United Press Fuji Lease Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 30 It o Two I l t Ike Gets Ammunition Adlai to Work for Peace Schramm Says HST Proves Adlai Is Captive Candidate CLEARING JHE prison guardTand Bistant warden McCarthy in civilian clothes in debris left by 38psychiatric prisoners who bar jicaded themselves in a kitchen at Menard State Prison 2000 Communists in Big Assault on Allies SEOUL 2000 Chinese Communists Thursday mght hurled probably the biggest attack in weeks at Tri angle Hill even as Allied infantry threw other Reds from the top of nearby Sniper Rid ge Thousands of rounds of artillery fire from both sides churned the rocky summit to sand during the savage fighting and was continuing with out letup An Bin Army staff of ficer said it probably would rate as the most intense shelling of the war The Allied troops were dug 5n 50 yards down the slope from the summit of Pinpoint taking cover from the hail of shells which blis tered the crest They drovethe Chinese off that highest peak of Sniper Ridge at midafternoon under Red artillery and mortar shelling described by the officer as very deadly Then they split into three assault forces and tried to smash the Chi nese all the way back to the yoke amaze of caves and tunnels guarding the northern end of 1M mile long Sniper Ridge Bvit intense Communist shelling tnd small arms fire turned back the assault forces SUI Professor Dies in California SANTA BARBARA Calif Byron J Lambert 78 professor of civil engineering at the State University of Iowa died here Wednesday after an illness of several years Lambert planned the construe tion of two bridges in fowa City and designed the steel bleachers in the SUI fieldhouse He served as acting dean of the College of Engineering year during the 193536 Asks Probe of Tax Case WASHINGTON Martin RPa Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate the set tlementof a 55166380 lax claim for Martin raid m a letter to Ally Gen James P McGrancry that the claim was against the late William Fox film and theater ex ecutive for 1935 and all prior years The senator said the claim in volved taxes penalties and interest and that from information be acquired it would appear that the government could have recovered the entire amount Martin said that at the time of the settlement in 1941 the FBI was of the opinion that an important stock transfer was not made until four years after Fox had said it was made And Martin said the Internal Revenue Bureau knew of the FBIs findings Martin said the compromise settlement was accepted by the then attorney general Francis Bidclle on Dec 5 1941 and the money was paid to the collector of internal revenue in New York on Feb 10 1942 Refers to Truman Talk in Manly Whistle Stop DES MOINES W Slate Chairman Jame Schramm says President Truman finally toldthe truth when he admitted thatCoy Adlai Stevensonis a captive candidate Schranims statementcame after Trumans in formal talk at Manly Wednes day morning as his trail started across Iowa Radio Station KGLO of Maso City was on hand to record t h Presidents speech The tape hat Truman starting off his talk with these words Well this is fine I certainl appreciate your getting up and coming down at this time of da Soviet Asks Commission to Seek Peace UNITED NATIONS N Y Russias Andrei Y Vishinsky asked the United Nations Assembly Wed nesday night to form an interna ional commission to seek peace n Korea and unification of tha wartorn country American sources at the UN generally viewed the proposal as the same old Soviet stuff Directly Concerned On the commission proposed by Vishinsky would be the parties directly concerned and other slates including states not partici pating in the war in Korea Vishinskys resolution would open the door for the Soviet Union o become directly involved The new Soviet proposal came at the end of a fiery speech in vhieh Vishinsky for three hours and 39 minutes lashed back at the American stand outlined last Fri lay by U S Secretary of State Dean Acheson British Speaker Solwyn Lloyd of Great Britain vas scheduled as the first Western jig power spokesman scheduled to eply toVishinsky in theAssem blys Political Committee Thurs Iny But Acheson commented to re porters that the Soviet foreign minister said nothing we have ot heard a thousand times be ore Vishinsky scorned the resolution introduced asking the General Assembly to approve the JN Commands stand against orcibly repatriating prifioncrs of rar and to urge Communist ac cptance a truce on those terms He endorsed as the only way jto achieve peace in Korea a Po lish omnibus resolution which in cludes a call for immediate cessa tion of hostilities repatriation of all prisoners whether they want to go home or not and withdrawal of all foreign troops Money Was in Cash CASH Tex first post master at this oddly named Texas town was J A Money Coal Operators Ready to Yield WASHINGTON coal operators Thursday wore reported ready to bow to John L Lewis de mands that C5000 anthracite min ers get a pay raise by Saturday Facing a deadline two days away the operators were sched uled to resume negotiations with the United Mine Workers chief on a new hard coal contract Informants said the producers were ready to sign a new agree ment rather than face a shutdown in the anthracite fields Lewis has insisted the contract signed in time to give the miners the pay boost by Nov 1 Fire Demo Official for Deal WASHINGTON official of the Democratic National Commit tee has been fired for allegedly helping negotiate a ninemillion dollar government contract while working for the committee Democratic Chairman Stephen A Mitchell identified him Wednes day nightns Col Lawrence West brook a research and develop ment engineer who since Jan 5 has as liaison man between the committee and members of Con fress Westbrook had been helping IbmseSpeaker Sam Rayburn in fhe Democratic presidential paign in Texas He said by tele phone from Dallas there was nothing wrong with the contract or his negotiations Jess Larson who signed the con tract for the government in his capacity as head ot the Dcfcns Materials Procurement Agency said Thursday Westbrook signed Ihc ninemilliondollar deal for tungsten between a Portugese com pany and his agency The contract in effect since Sept 11 was canceled by the govern ment Monday for the announced reason that the company had vio lated terms by going Into the open market for tungsten to sell the U S instead of keeping its pledge to supply the metal from mines it claimed to control Mitchell said Westbrook ex plained he had opened negotia tions before he was employed by the committee and thought terms of the government contract had been settled before he began his new work But Westbrook was dismissed Mitchell said because I do not think any exception can be made to thepolicy that an employe of the committee must not engage in business with the government to look at the pause man who i running the campaign for Presi dent Schramm Statement In DCS Moines Schramm saic in his statement Everybody but Stevenson has known for some time that the gov ernor of Illinois has been a puppei in the hands of Harry Truman Now we have it the horses mouth that he Harry i running this campaign Stevenson is has been and al ways will be a captive candidate And were mighty happy tha BULLETIN ENROUTE WITH TRUMAN spokesman for President Truman said I t Thursday would no comment on a Republican charge from Iowa that the Presi dent he it running the Democratic campaign None of the press corps signedto the train heard the re mark as the President had come back into the press car the night before and said he would make no speech in North Iowa Wednes day morning Harry admitted it to an Iowa crowd finally making at least one ruthful statement Meantime Presidcnt Truman said Thursday that Dwight D Eiscn lower in a casual pledge over a cup of coffee made a coldblood ed deal that could make a differ snec between peace and a third Vorld War Gave Up Right That he said was when he gave ip the right to use his best judg ncnt on defense needs at a break ast in Morningside Heights in New York with Sen Robert A Taft Truman hurled this charge at lansing Mich after an earlier alk at Grand Rapids where he he was convinced the lection of Eisenhower would be most dangerous to all our hopes or peace When Eisenhower says he is a nodeal man the President said e must think the American pco le have short memories and that hey arc easily fooled In the con ercncc with Taft Truman contin ed Taft exacted a promise that he budget would be cut to about 70 ilJion dollars in fiscal year 1954 nd GO billion in fiscal year 1955 That casual pledge over a cup f cut 20 billion dollars rpm our expenditures could mean lie difference between peace and a bird World War the Presidcnt aid POLITICAL RIVALS TO WEDWilliam A Esterline 22 of Jonesville Mich and 19 Mich pose in front rf Stev enson posters after the couple announced their engagement Esterlinei See End to Illinois Riot Not Many Votes in This Precinct CHESTER IK M been no lick of tension Me nard State Prison where seven guards held hotltge since Mon day are still in the of re bellious prisoners But there have been moments of humor too Wednesday night as Lt Gov Sherwood Dixon campaigning for governor on the Democratic ticket now that Gov Adlai Stev enson isa presidential candidate left a session with convict spokes men an Inmate shouted Good luck next Tuesday BOV ernorl Dixon smiling replied Thanks But I dont think Ill get many votes in this precinct Coroner Convicted on Dope Charges MINNEAPOLIS Coroner Dr Russell R cim was f r e e on bond Phursday pending sentence on 229 ounls of violating federal narcot s laws An allmale jury deliberated a ttle more than four hours in fcd ral court Wednesday before bring ig in the guilty verdict on barges He will be sentenced Fri ay llcim was convicted of obtaining arcotics with false prescriptions nd peddling the drugs to addicts lie faces a possible sentence of 030 years in prison and fines to aling The Gfiycaroui physician showed o emotion as the verdict was read nd he left Judge Gunnar Nord ys courtroom without comment DRY WEATHER PARCHES the soil on Kansas farms this week showed the poorest conditions since 1940 as can be seen in this picture All that is Ielt of a waterhole is a small puddle Mutinous Prisoners Hungry Officials Convicts Meet Again CHESTER Hi and Prison officials conferred again Ihursday with mutinous convicts who have been un der siege at Menard State Prison since an uprising began there four days ago The parley followed a statement by Holdup to Get Money for College WAUKEGAN 111 young ncn and a 10yearold girl were arrested in connection with a holdup by which officials said ome of the participants hoped to inance their college education The arrests were announced Vcclncsday night by Lake County Hates Attorney Robert C Nelson md Detective Chief John Brake Charges of armed robbery were placed against Robert G Smith 9 Fred Worack 19 a Lake For College junior Darwin Cowan 2 factory hand and cxmarinc Richard Croulhcry 10 Joseph Arthur Patrick 24 an Indiana State Teachers College sophomore ml Miss Patricia Jelava Nelson announced Smith Worack ml Cowan admitted robbing Ar hur P Finlcy of cashand hecks for 2OC5 in a Libcrtyville iakcry Sept 13 Detectives Eugene Redding and llanta said the three told hem they gave Patrick for a scale setup of the bakery where Patrick formerly worked nd that Miss Jclava received or destroying the checks and routhers was given to keep im cjuiet after he learned of the obbcry Acting Gov Sherwood Dixon expressing hope the 331 hun gry convicts might end their re bellion and release their seven hos tages perhaps Thursday The haggard inmates have been without foofl since seizing the cast cell block of this Southern Illinois prison late Monday Their hos prison lieutenant and six been without food About The Weather Mason City Warmer with low humidity andmostly fair Friday Partly cloudy Thursday night owa Fair Thursday night and Friday Warmer Thursday night and in extreme southeast Friday MrmmaU Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday 9 GlobeGazette weather data up to a m Thursday Maximum 55 Minimum 29 At 8 a m 39 m EAR AGO Maximum Minimum 65 entered the cell inmates request since noon Monday Three hostages already have been freed That move came Wednesday when 38 psychiatric in mates surrendered and gave up the hostages unharmed an Dixons promise to hear their grievances After that break in tension Dix on told the remaining convict holdouts As soon as you restore order and release the seven guards I will sit down with you and hear every grievance Late Wednesday night two pris on chaplains block at the When they returned they came with word that the seven hostages were apparently in good health They also carried a list of 12 de mands drafted by the prisoners Sioux City Gets Television Station WASHINGTON WjThc Commu nications Commission Thursday authorized new television stations for nine American cities including Sioux City la The Sidux City grant for Chan nel 36 was to the Great Plains Television Properties Inc of Sioux City Eisenhower Uses Letter of Van Fleet Not Impossible to Use Koreans NEW YORK UP Dwight D Eisenhower armed himself Thurs day with ammunition from Gen James A Van Fleet as he kept pushing Korea as the top siie of his campaign against two Democratic candidates President Truman and Adlai E Stevenson The ammunition was supplied to the Republican presidential can didate in the form of a letter which Van Fleet Eighth Army commander in Korea recently wrote to a friend in Washington Maj Gcnr Orlando C Mood Refer to Letter Eisenhower indicated he would refer to the letter repeatedly in winding up a threeday stand in the New York metropolitan area which ends with a fivehour rally Thursday night atMadison Square Garden to support his plan for re ducing American1 casualties in Korea He figuratively fired shrapnel at his political enemy Wednesday night by reading excerptsof the Van Fleet letter during a 45 minute nationwide radiotelevision show which featured 25 GOP Eisenhower produced the letter to show thai his plan to move South Koreans into the front lines and putAmericans positions AppU PieOrder The Van Fleet letter written Oct 10 and turned over 3 by the manders wife said the Republic of Korea was in t apple pie or der Since Oct 10 however Van leet has expressed doubt pubiic y that the ROK army could take over the entire front Mr Trumaa has used this Jaltef expression against Eisenhower Adlai Raps Republicans on Korea ENROUTE WITHSTEVENSON E Stevenson prom scd Thursday to work untiringly1 o end the Korean fighting aiid g home American troops if he s elected President The Democratic nominee again said the may delay a Korean armistice by attempting to win voles by promisiing a quick and easy end oC the Korean war Stevenson transcribed his state ments for a nationwide radio broadcast and the text was re leased in Washington by the Demo cratic National Committee The Illinois governor made his final bid for Pennsylvanias 32 electoral votes Thursday in the windup of a 43hour tour through the state He scheduled stops at Potlslown Reading Lancaster York Harris burg Altoona and Johnstown on his way to Pittsburgh where he will speak Thursday night at Hunt Armory scene of a Republican rally last Monday night Stevenson said in Philadelphia Wednesday night the Republicans were using the Korean issue in a desperate bid to win next Tues days1 election Report Accusing Writers Didnt Survey Newspapers CHICAGO MVThe Chicago Daily News says a canvass of 94 authors who accused sections of the Amer ican press of partisan political re porting indicates that most of the vnters made no special survey hemsclvcs The News said it had sent queries o many of the authors who signed statement charging certain seg ments ot the press with showing partisanship in the presidential campaign in an effort to learn the basis for their judgment Most replies indicated the au thors signed the statement of accu sation on the basis of a general impression of newspapers and magazines they read regularly and upon the report of the four New York writers who originated the statement the NewssaidV The Daily News said Herman Wouk one of the four told the newspaper the survey was neither a scientific nor a professional job but was based on an informal incomplete study of the 26 publications V Wouk is a 1952 Pulitzer Prize winner and author the best sell er theCain Mutiny T Y ;