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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowt Doily Newspoper COM faf LOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAMR MAKES ALL N 0 HTM I 0 W A N S N 11 CH I 0 US VOLLVU Fnw and VniM Pnw FuU Wlrw Fivt CfBli MASON CnX IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBEK 3 1M1 Consist of Two Photos and Layout lijMIUMT One Mans Opinion A Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Does a Taxpayer Have Any Rights TRY as I will I am unable to discover anything horrendously wrong about developments inthe public school system of Pasadena CaL The oftrepeated warning that what DID happen in the Cali fornia city COULD happen any doesnt frighten me even slightly My reference here of course is to the discharge of a school super intendent named Willard Goslin Mr Goslin had formerly headed the Minneapolis school system and Say Reds Delay Tal for Blackmail Truce me auuiicdpuus acuuui aysieui GlobeGazette photo by SorUen before that he was superintendent DRIVER DIES OP HEART careened off highwaylS nearthe All Veterans Social Center at Clear Lake when the driver Ben Barr 60 fanner near Dougherty suffered a heart attack Sunday evening Mrs Barr two sons and an aunt who were riding with him said the car began to weave before it went off the road They were unhurt Dr Balph E Smiley Cerro Gordo county coronersaid that Ban died of the heart attack at Webster Groves Mo In the educational world the de velopment has received tremend ous noticeAt least one book titled Happened in Pasadena has been written about the matter and countlessmagazine articles have been done Regarded ai Tracedr through most ofthis literature pwblic educa tion setup either navemnnbled or are ipcrumble Bunder the impact of this blow struck in Pas adena Curiously enough most of my own exploration of the subject has been through the medium of these highly critical appraisals of both the fact of the dis missal and tbeTOethods by which it was each one has served to strengthen my con viction that what happened in Pasadena was good rather than bad Despite claims to the contrary its unmistakably dear that the Pasadena shakeup was a reflec tion of public opinion An inordi nately large number of parents dissatisfied with the fruits of sys tem were sending their youngsters to private schools at heavy ex pense to themselves People Have Spoken In short thosewho support the Pasadena school system with their tax dollars and those on the Pasadena school system for the education of their children have let it be known that they were not pleased with the fruits Mason Cityan ways on Dougherty Farmer Dies at Wheel A Mason was among the 7 persons who died violen deaths in Iowa over the Labo day weekend and another Nort lowan died of a heart attack while driving William T Suby 45 181 Hampshire SVE a mechanic was killed Sunday evening in a two car collision at the intersection of two country roads 5 miles south east of Garner Ben Barr 60 Dougherty farm er also died in an auto acciden but Dr Ralph Smfley Cerro Gor do county coroner said death was caused by a heart attack Car Weaves Mrs Barr who was riding with her husband said the car started to weave as Barr was driving on highway 18 near the AllVeterans Social Center atClear Lake It finally ran off the highway and of Mr Goslin d It could very well be of course that Mr Goslin wasright and the people of Pasadena arewrong in their difference of opinion But what is clear beyond mistaking is that if he was right Mr Goslin did not succeed in interpreting his methods and his goals to those who financed and patronized the public schools ofPasadena From my point of view this consideration is ever so much more important than whether the so called progressive education promoted in the Pasadena schools was good or bad Incidentally this changeover to progressive edu cation was inaugurated by a pred ecessor of Willard Goslin long before his arrival there fromMin neapolis in 1948 Have Parents Any Rights The real issue as an editorial in the Saturday Evening Post has vigorously pointed out is express ible in these questions Are parents as parents re lieved of all obligation for the edu cation of their schoolage children Do parents as taxpayers have any right to express an opinion on the curriculum or teaching methods in the public schools Whether progressive education Is good or bad enters into the Pasadena case only to the extent that by its underlying philosophy that the individualistic i elation ship between parent and child is at an end when a boy or girl is enrolled in a public school Strictly for Educators The writer of the Post editorial to progressive education the assumptions that parents have no competence in the field of edu cation and therefore ought not to sons escaped injury Grace WesselsMason City was taken to Mercy hospital here with injuries i suffered in the crash in which Suby died She was reported in fairlyv good con dition Monday with Behest inju ries Harry E Lunning 1814 Hampshire S E driver of the car was not injured In the other car were Mr and Mrs Arnett Waddingham and 5 children of Ventura The parents and 3 of the children were taken to Mercy hospital also Kenneth 5 was reported in serious condi tion Monday with internal inju ries The others were reported in good condition with bruises and lacerations The other two chil dren wexe only bruised and shaken Sheriff L M Brower of Garner said vision was partially ob scured at the intersection Four of the 7 who died violent deaths on the Labor day holiday weekendwere victims of highway crashes The dead besides Suby are William Heimstra 22 of near Oskaloosa Thorvald Nelson 41 Brayton Lawrence Chidester 52 Albia Donald J Shipley 36 Council Bluffs Richard Creamer 29 Monahans Texas and Mrs Marjorie Chapin 37 Des Moines Dies in Hospital Mrs Chapin died Interfere with the experts Fur ther its assumed if not argued CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 in 2 Des Moines hospital Sunday of injur ies suffered in a twocar crash near Grimes early Saturday Creamer a racing car driver was killed Saturday when his car went out of control during n race on the Iowa state fair dirt track Four spectators and another race driver were injured in dcnt Heimstra killed Friday night when his car wont into a Iditch near Oskaloosa and Nelson was fatally injured early Saturday iotorists morning in the Des Moraes river near Eldofa while on a fishing trip Shipley wasrMBed when a 22 caliber target pistol accident ally discharged inMs car Barr was a lifetime resident of the Dougherty community He was born Jan 18 1891 in Dougherty township He is survived by his wife and 5 sons Raymond of Mason City Vincent in the U S air force it Texas Edward in Michigan anc Robert Joseph and Jerome al athome He was a member of St Pat ricks Catholic church at Dough erty and of the Mason City coun cil of the Knights of Columbus Funeral arrangements are in complete The Colonial fonera lome is in charge will oe taken to the farm home south of Dougherty after 6 p m Monday Iowa Girl Near Death in Assault Was Counsellor at Clear Lake Ottumwa critically in ured girl regained consciousness nly long enough to tell her mother her date got rough with me beat me and1 then pushed me ut ofthe car Then she lapsed nto a coma again She is Martha Lyman 17 aughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Lyman Ottumwa who was ushed to a hospital here just be ore midnight Sunday after urtling onto the pavement from a eeding car which did not stop er condition is very low accord ing to hospital authorities She named a Fairfield boy in ic air force as her companion olice are seekinghimand have uestioned his buddy of earlier in he evening Thegirl badgone to a xoller tier dfiveslowly and be patient From One Family Seven members of a Fort Worth Negro family were killed and 3 ight when 328 Deaths Total May Exceed Estimated Toll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Motorists have racked up a bloody death toll on U Shigh ways duringthe Labor day day and they still face homeward traffic Early Monday morning there were 328 fatalities reported An additional To persons died by drowningand 57 others in mis cellaneous accidents The grand total was 460 Ned H Dearborn National Safetycouncil president said the Labor day traffic toll may well exceedthe estimated 390 deaths unless motorists start home ear Enemy Builds Up 800000 Troops U S8th Army Headquarters Korea Communist lighter planes Monday made 6 bombing and strafingattacks on United Nations ground forces on the east central fighting front One of the planes was identified as a Russiantype Yak9 fighter The others were identified only as enemy aircraft The red planes made their hit andrun attacks through clouds jetween 6 and a m Monday 2 and p m Sunday CST By DON HUTU Tokyo United Na ions armistice negotiators flew from Korea to aHied headquarters may be deliberately delaying Korean war truce mail the rest of the world Japanese peace conference in San Francisco Vice Adm C Turner Joy sen ior UN representative and two other members of the 5man al They flednorth immediately after ceasefire L the attacks Rear Adm Ar Mgh plane Sinfle JMHXM rocket groundiroops There was no report of results The attacksweremade between Kumhwa and Hwachon north o the 38th parallel An allied officer told AP Cor respondent George A McArthur on the east central front that it was faintly possible all the straf ing runs were made by a single plane But theofficer said that was un likely in view of the distance and tiro involved One attack was against a front line unit near Kumhwa1 The others were directed1 atallied troops just to the rear of the front line others injured Sunday auto collided with a truck south of Fort Worth The largest single accident durj ing the holiday was a fishing ooat disaster off the eastern tip At 8th army headquarters L Jen James A Van Fleet TO ground commander in Korea saic ie reds have built up a striking force of about 800000 men of them Caucasian since the star of nowstalled ceasefire talks a Kaesong July 10 In ground action on the eas central McArthur reported attacking allied troops swarmed ip two vital heights north of Inje Monday and routed reds from their last stronghold on the line north of the punchbowl scene of K stalled negotiations at Kaesonj Korea A source close ioJpysaId th admiralAvent immediately to his home here The source added Usually Joj goes right into conference wit Ridgway but he didnt do it Mon day night He went straigh home It wasrthe second time Joy has come to Tokyo since the reds suspended the talks Aug 23 On lis previous visit ne conferred a length with Ridgway of Long Island Saturday Ihe xat with 56 persons aboard cap sized Thirtyseven persons per shed Nineteen bodies have been recovered and 19 persons were rescued There were traffic fatalitiesin all but5 states Texashad 30 deaths reported Ohio 23 York 22 and Pennsylvania 18 The states with rid deaths vlofltana Nevada North Dakota Rhode Island and Wyoming 383 Last Tear The Associated Press survey of deaths began at 6 p m Friday local time andwill continue to midnight Monday During this period in 1950 there were 383 traffic deaths 80 irpwnings and 96 miscellaneous leaths an alltime high toll of 59 for the 3 day Labor day holi dayIn 1949 the record for traf arents when they called for her Police are preparing to file harges of assault with intent to urder against both Fairfield ouths and said the charges will e changed if she dies The girl had been counsellor at ishop Morrison lodge at Clear ake an Episcopal church camp is summer A senior1 in high hopl she intended to become a edical missionary for the pal church VETERAN TEACHER DIES Waterloo E Cave who had taught in grade hools here more than 30 years eforc retiring 18 years ago died a Waterloo hospital Sunday corded iiv 1W J Ijl i nkwitfa them after her regular was set Wlth ate had sent word he could riot et off work She had known the vo boys and they talked to her DIES OF INJURIES Moline 111 Whalen 19 of Clinton injured in an auto mobile accident last Monday near Port Byron 111 died in a hospital here Saturday SAME BUek flat mtani death la put i konn fighting before the armistice Controlled The allies pushed around tin punchbowl plain from east anc west McArthur said and by late Monday afternoon controlled the ridgeline surrounding the area except for one peak at the north east corner That peak was still under attack UN gains gave the allies ccntro of the supply road into the punch bowl through which reds have been pouring south JXed resistance in the area was reported slackening by nightfall and an estimated 500 communists were observed marching north from the punchbowl They were brought under artillery attack The reds apparently were pull ing back to set up another defense line short distance to the north West of the punchbowl how ever the reds stubbornly counter attacked and defended their dug in positions against harddriving allied troops AHied troops attacking on a Ormile front carvedout bloody gains earlier in seesaw action from Kumhwa north toinje All About The Weather Iowa Partly cloudy Monday and Tuesday few scattered showers extreme west Monday night and extreme southwest Tuesday slowly rising tempera tures Low Monday night 5055 north 5562 south GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Sunday Maximum 68 Minimum 56 At 8 a m 59 TEAR AGO Maximum 8I Minimum 52 Break The source close to the top al lied negotiator said he didnt know how long the admiral would be in Tokyo and I doubt that he knows Suspended armistice negotia tions sank closer to a complete break under an outburst of red charges that grewlike a festering sore Fullscale fighting in the 14 monthsold war was ready to flare at any moment if ceasefire talks collapse completely Ridgway was stonily silent about the latest communist charge that his UN forces violated the Kaesong neutrality zone But his public relations offic issued a release saying the reds QUESTIONED IN JIKLS isv byEdwin states attorney at Cicero EL police lice Lt Lester Gonnertysaid FaMaiirSundaysigned statement1 that he killed 6yearold Yvonne fieorgiana Biritz in a hobojangle but claimed it was anaccident Connerty said Fabian told of swinginglie girl byVthe anklessandher head struck a roeLJPolice said Monday a manslauglterindictment would be sought J reds on the allegation that an allied plane bombed the Kaesong neutrality zonewhere they were held All charges brought de nials from the UN command An official communist note de vered Sunday night lold Ridgway if you are determined toireal jp the negotiations you should penly and formally declare your intentionto do so instead of easelessly carrying out such coundrelly It told the UN commander ou still have the intention o esunung the Kaesong talks he must conscientiously and respon ibly deal with the series of grave j provocative incidents Red China s Peiping radio added deliberately set about to bring the peace negotiations to a stand still without consideration for the fact that their own forces are dying at the rate of over a thous and a day The release said the Chinese and North Koreans originally en tered truce talks determined xto secure by conference what Ihej had failed to do in battle Subsequent events have indi cated there may be a change in the red line of thought In view ofthe factthatRussia announced that her representa ives will be at SanFrancisco not o sign the Japanese peace pact but to denounce it it becomes as the war is prplongec dayby day and as the 4th of Sep ember opening dayofithe treaty conference draws closer that the new motive for suspending cease ire talks is Closely tied up with the Japanese peace treaty The overt effect of such tactics s obvious It makes one n this case totally help ess pawn in the expansionist red truggie elsewhere Deliberate Having failed to destroy the Republic of Korea and to enslave Korean people by force of arms the reds may be deliber tely prolonging Koreas suffering and frustrating its eventual unifi ation in order to blackmail the of the world at San Fran cisco Statements issued by the public nformation office usually reflect he thinking in the supreme allied ommanders headquarters The statement again accused the eds of manufacturing charges to revent resumption of peace talks Negotiations began July 10 and ere broken off Aug 23 by the to the scope of communist changes Peiping said an American plane bombed Manchuria and American warships entered Chinese waters The broadcast said two bombers flew across the Yalu river border between Korea and Manchuria last Wednesday One of them dropped a bomb in the Antung area ofManchuria the radio as serted 7 in Single Family Drown in Car Plunge 8th Member at Ball Game AitkinMinn A car carry ing 7 members of a familyto Sun day dinner at a relatives home plunged into a waterfilled ditch All 7 drowned The 8th member of the family lad gone to abaseball game in stead Sheriff Hjalmar Hulin attributed he accident to mechanical failure of the car He said the steering j apparatus apparently went out of order The car skidded 40 feet and ipped over in feet of water Tearby farmers towed the car rom the ditch but too late to ave the 7 jn 40 his wife Martha 36 and r Labor Day Brings Unity Pledge Bj 1fii ASSOCIATED PRESS Labor brought pledges qf national unity against communism new praise foe contribution and josal to warn Russia that aremlin will be bombed xf new red aggression occurs Against this somber millions of Americans passed the holiday at beaches ball games and picnics and in endless lines1 jot motor cars jamming thenations highways The militant proposal for meet ing red aggression was made George Meany secretarytreasurer of the American Federation of Labor In a major A F L address tfeany said j If the soviet leaders were made o understand in clearand unmis takable terms that further ag gression anywhere against free nations would subject the kremlin o attack there would be no more aggression President Truman before leav ing for the Japanese peace confer ence at San Francisco a tatement saying that labor is part if the American team along with management and government vorkmg out the nations destinyJ Secretary ol Defense Marshall aid American labor has con istently stressed its stake in the free way has made great contributions to the preser ation of that life Manly Fleischmann defense reduction administrator said in another statement that labor is meeting the challenge of the mobilization program AFL President William Green and CIO President Philip Mur ay sent mesages to foreign rorkers through the state de artments Voice of overseas broadcasts Green said that whentrade unions fall under control oi the state workers become the slaves of dictatorship He added The free unions by standing together firmly against aggression of their children Alvin 10 Arland administering crushing de dis 9 Cecil 6 David 3 and Arjfeats to the aggressors as in 14 months Korea can hasten the process of btepnan 14 had gone to the bringing Soviet Russia to her ball game senses ;