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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowdt Doily Newspaper Edited fcc N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAFIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N 11 6 H I 0 RS HOME EDITION MASON CITY FALL OPENING DAYS September 7 to 14 VOL LVII Associated fnu and United Frew Full Hvt CtnU Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11 This Paper Comirti of Two SectionsSection UN Command Admits Strafing of Kaesong Area r HUTH L Y Tokyo United Nationscommand acknowledged Tuesday nigfitthat an allied planemistakenly strafed the Kaesong neutral zone Monday J V The communists had not yet replied butinstead earjy Wednesday broadcast an rejecting Gen Matthew BRidgways suggestionthat JCoreau talks other The communist message broadcast by the Pelping radio in the names of North Korea Gen Kim H Sung and Chinese rec Gen Peng Tehhuai said Ridg proposal to move was completely unsatisfactory and unacceptable The message told Ridgway efforts of yours are futile and repeated all the old red ac cusations that the allies were obstructing the nowrsuspended armistice talks and had repeated ly violated neutrality Milder Tone The red commanders message finished in milder tone than they usually however saying Therefore we now demand of jou once again that you put an end to the incessant actions of violation of the agreement and deal with the numerous provoca tions against which our side has lodged protests Only so can negotiations be resumed on a normal and equal basis1 The latest red complaint was that an allied plane machine gunned Kaesong Monday before dawn Previous red accusations have been dismissed as falsehoods and frameups The reds The Monday strafing however negotiations found to be true A message being sent to the reds Wednesday through Vice Adm CTurner Joy chief allied truce says The UN command regrets this violation of the agreed neutrality which resulted from the pilots error in navigation Appropriate disciplinary action is being initi ated s ri The allied reply notes that no casualties were only damage was caused This is the first time the UN command has admitted any basis to red charges of neutrality zone violation The strafing charge was the llth by the reds The allies have denied or ig nored all previous charges Spotted by Radar The UN command statement said a plane detected by allied H time of the strafing turned out to be st bomber j Thestatement continued Continuing radar plot includ ing a directed identification turn and subsequent transmission indi cates plane was one from 3rc bomb group The pilot reports having strafed lights at a m in whabhe believed to be a dif ferent area but which in view o the radar plot must have been Kaesong Faulty navigation on pilots part led to error Earlier the communists warned the allies to accepted terms for resuming stalled Korean truce talks in Kaesong or bear the full responsibility for all the conse quences They didnt say what the con sequences would be But i could only mean resumption of full fighting in Korea The reds want the allies to ad mit that UN planes and troops have violated Kaesongs neutrali ty zone This the UN command has refused to do The allied com mand repeatedly has denied or simply ignored red charges that its planes bombed and strafed in the Kaesong area and that alliec troops invaded the neutral zone broke Aug off 23 armistice charging that an allied plane bombed the conference site the night before OFFICIALS MOTHER DIES Dubuque John Hal pin 87 mother of Frank M Hal pin assistant collector of internal revenue in DCS Moines died Mo day here after a two weeks illness radar jn the Kaesong area at the SAME Black muni treffjo 4utfe put 24 CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE AND ARSON AP Wirephoto Keshner left and Jake Mayron are booked in the New York City police stati on Tuesday morning on charges of homicide and arson in connection with the fire that gutted a 9story downtown building in New York Monday night Two men died in the fire one of them an alleged arsonist Another alleged arsonist is in serious condition in a hospital suffering from 3rd de gree burns 46 Bushels Per Acre Is Corn Outlook Washington agri culture department Tuesday forecast a 1951 corn crop 3136775000 bushels 76 000000 bushels from last months estimate fat still the 4th largest off record DejuJKoines the 3rd month the Iowa crop and livestock reporting service estimated Tuesday the states 1951 corn Crop will be 494638000 bushels at the rate of 46 bushels peracre The latest forecast was basec on conditions as of Sept 1 anc corresponded exactly with those July and August TbCtexpected production would be 7 per cent greater than the 950 crop and about 7 percent ess than the 194049 average The 1950 production totaled 36655000 bushels at the rate of 7bushels per acre The 10 year verage yield was 533540 000 ushels per acre The service reduced its forecast f oats production by 11364000 ushels compared with the pre ious month The 1951 yield was stimated at 187506000 bushels t the rate of 33 bushels per acre The 1950 crop amounted to 264 37000 bushels and the 194049 verage was 188417000 bushels Jhis would put the 1951 crop 77 31000 bushels below that of last ear and 10911000 bushels under e 10 year average An improvement of a million and a half bushels in Iowas soy bean prospects was noted in the report The Sept 1 outlook is for an average yield of 21 bushels an acre anda production of 33117000 bushels This compares with a 20 bushel yield outlook on Aug 3 when production was estimated at 31540000 bushels Caucasians Seen Near Battle Line By WARREN t FRANKLIN 8th Anoy UR Caucasian troops wearing uniforms similar to those worn by Russians have been seen near the Korean battle line front dispatches saic Tuesday A UN officer said th soldiers could be Russian advisers to the communists United Press Correspondent Le roy Hansen reported from the cen tral front that 8 soldiers believec to be two officers and 6 enlistee men were seen in the uniforms about 7 miles behind the fron lines Hansen did not specify how th forces got the information bu ihe details available about the sol Jiers uniforms hinted at close land inspection either by UN pa trols or agents behind the enem lines Fits Russians All About AP Wircphoto BEAUTY AND THE Central Florida Peggy E Creel of St Petersburg is Jkissed by her daughter Victoria 3 on the boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic ocean at Asbury Park N J Mrs Creel was awarded 3rd place in the Mrs America contest Sunday but Monday screen star Wendell Corey and several other judges pro tested that she was the real winner They said she re ceived first place votes from 23 of the 24 judges Mrs New York City Penny Duncan was announced as the winner i rjMII HUUUl The Weather Mason City Increasing cloudiness Tuesday night with low Tues day night 60 Wednesday mostly cloudy ana cooler with brief rain showers and high 75 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night showers beginning in west portion Warmer north Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 58 northwest to 67 south east Wednesday mostly cloudy with occasional showers cooler west portion High Wednesday 70 to 75 northwest to 85 south east Winds shifting from south We dnesda j to northwest averaging 20 MPH Further outlook Thursday generally fair alittle cooler east Friday continued fair in daytime with showers Friday night Iowa 5day weather outlook Temperatureswill average near seasonal normals Normal highs in upper 70s lows in 50s Turning cooler Wednesday An other cooling spell on Friday Rainfall willaverage one inch occurring as showers Wednes day and Friday Minnesota Cloudy and a little warmer with scattered showers Tuesday night Wednesday oc casional showers turning cool er west Low Tuesday night 55 to 60 High Wednesday 70 to 75 GloboGazette weather data up o 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 73 Minimum 52 At 8 a m 68 Precipitation 14 The uniform fits the descrip tion of Russian uniform an allied officer said with the ex ception of the absence bf shoulder boards He expressed the opinion that the 8 men could be Russian ad visors to the communists Two of the men wore khaki uni forms with high black riding boots Hansens frontline said Both wore visored hats similar to the type worn by British military police Around the hats were yel low bands marked with red cloth patches bearing a yellow star The other 6 men wore felt hats without insignia like those on North Korean soldiers Theywore hightop black shoes and carriedi what seemed to be Japanese Nam bu automatics Carry Tank Arms The officers carried United States army carbines The official soviet agency Tass issued a denial last week that any soviet troops of the white race were in Korea The UN had charged that soviet Caucasian troops including Germans and other east Europeans were with the communist armies The report came as troops of the famous U S 25th Lightning di rision seized the second of two bills below Pyonggang in central Korea Tuesday as Chinese forcesi pulled back under a savage air and artillery barrage UNpatrols shoved out into red territory early Tuesday in clear brisk weather seeking out more enemy defensepositions to crack in the continuingalliedoffensive Iowa Girl Stabbed by Man in Church Des Moittes Terry Connor 23 was stabbed in th aack with a hunting knife as sh approached the communion rai during mass at St Ambrose Cath olic cathedral Tuesday Police said John A Masterson 24 told them he stabbed the at tractive brunet because sh told me she didnt want any mor to do with me was Hospitalized in critical condition Masterso was in custody but no charge was filed immediately Detective Hugh Fitzpatrick sai police learned Miss OConno daughter of Mr and Mrs OConnor of Reinbeck had been trying to break off her romance with Masterson She had been go ing with him for about two years Hands Clasped Fitzpatricfc said the stabbing oc curred as Miss OConnor walkec down the cathedral aisle with her hands clasped to receive morning communion Masterson slipped in to the aisle behind Miss OConnor and stabbed her twice with a 7 inch blade before two other com municants could seize him and wrest the knife away Fitzpatrick said Mass was being said at the time by the Rev P F Hans The young woman is a clerk in an electrical supply firm Mid Mon day night she accepted a ride home nth another man Masterson ap arently saw her and became en Fitzpatrick said He added lat when Masterson telephoned ie girl Monday night she told him ie did not want to see him again and Masterson replied you 11 be orry Masterson is a former Drake university student Statement Detective Chief Jack Brophy aid Masterson had signed a statement admitting he stabbed the girl and that he took the hunting knife to the big downtown ca thedral with that intention in mind Brophy said that if Miss OCon nor lives Masterson will be charged with assault with intent to inflict great bodily injury If she dies he said the charge win probably be murder Questioning developed that Masterson rode to the cathedral with the girl aboard a bus and took a seat beside her at Mass Father Hans who conducted the Mass said he didnt know until afterward what had taken place PROMINENT MASON DIES Des Moines Henry Noble 77 Des Moines insurance executive and past grand treasur er of the Masonic grand lodge of Iowa diedat hishome Monday after a lengthy illness He was a native of Searsboro Expect Passage of Billion Outlay for Military Might From the Says US Stronger Than Ever By ERNEST B VACCAKO Washington re s i d e n t rruman said Tuesday theUnited States is stronger economically than ever before He denounced as lies claims that the government is spending its way into bank ruptcy He said those who are spread ing the story of possible bank ruptcy are doing it to frighten as visions of elections dance through the heads gentlemen who are politically inclined Mr Truman spoke atthe dedi ation of the new 7story lime tone and granite building for the eneral accounting office watch log agency for congress on federal spending language Bristles Using the bristling language of L political campaigner the presi dent charged that a great deal of is being tircu aied about government spending Some he said is done in gnorance and some with malice aforethought As an example he said an article in a widely circulated magazine used meaningless butterfly sta seem to have been plucked right out of the air with net in BH attempt to showthat waste and extravagance is Tunning wild in the government He did not name the magazine But a white house aide later said Mr Truman referred to an article by Stanley High in the July issue of Readers Digest Nor did Mr Truman name names in hitting at those he said lave spread the story that this country is spending its way into national bankruptcy This has been a familiar repub lican campaign cry and has been Douglas Recovers Gives Talk Senator Offers to Cut Measure By EDWIN B HAAHNSON Senator Doxif n Tuesday offered a series of amendments to cut be tween and 000 out of thermultibfflion dollar defense bill expected to pass the senate V I The rangy law maker startled the senate late Mondayby stocked cry during bitter debate onthebflL amendments Tuesday aimed at saving of dollars ear marked for extra flying pay for e x p e ditirig aircraft construction contracts and numerous other large items Ask Jtertrictioni Senators ByrdXDVa and Fer guson IfcMichXalso teamed up to1 offer twoTestrietions to the bill providing oper ate the expanding anned services They asked that jiarttime work ersand consultants be included within a manpower ceiling of 530 000 for1 civilian collar defense agencies The ceaingapprpved by the senate ap propriatrona committee a p p II e d only to fulltime Workers Channel both ways Chgdwick SwimsChannel From England Sangatte France by some Dixie democrats nia s Florence Chadwick swam n the outs with the national ad ministration Among the latter are Britain to France near record enator Byrd of and Gbv ames F Byrnes of South Caro lina Gen Douglas MacArthur in his across the English channel from time first swim the channel both waysShe climbed ashore here even as police were investigating reports thai she Cleveland speech last week said had been lost at sea ne of the clearly defined issues Miss Chadwick 32 reached onironting the nation is whether France after 16 hours and 14 min we are going to squander our utes in the water She hadstarted imited resources to the point of the swinifrom SC Margarets bay ur own inevitable Nothing to Fear Of those he said have been talking of the threat of bankrupt y Mr Truman said 1 want to say to these gentle icn who are spreading this story Dont be afraid This is some ling that has been worrying you or a number of yearsnow Its omething youve been saying over course and over again It wasnt true hen you began to say it it has ot been true as you have re eated it over and over since then nd now its further from the truth than ever The country is stronger eco omically than it has ever been efore Its people are more pros After paying their taxes the people have an average per apita income that will buy 40 er cent more than it did in 1939 n spite of increases in prices Cor orations are making more money ien they ever did and even after aying taxes at the new high rates then profits are running at a agher rate than any year except ie recordbreaking 1950 The speech was filled with irases such as the president fre uently uses in conversation with timates and the bulk of it ap arently was Mr Trumans handi ork ment defense tui tion or schooling of stenographers i IT ii lilii iirrn emmenf workers J During warm the ilPIfjuV 44 SXsyy Silent and with he returned hour later An office Wal lace told newsmen He may aave soundeda hysterical because The senate gave tentative near Dover night England Monday Crowdslad Ibeen awaiting her st when she f ailed make an appearance there were fears for her started out in dense fog andl there had been no sight of her when the foglifted She veered somewhat from herplanned attended her arrival at Sangatte compoundedby the excitableIYench who mistook her for a swimmer a woman who had not yet started the try from England The San Diego typist stalked out otthe water and on to the isolated little Sangatte beach to the cheers of a handful ofFrench children and their parents Miss Chadwick was disappointed when told she had notbrokenlhe record set by Tom Blower of minutes faster than Miss Chadwick Oh Im said She boarded a motor yacht then and was bundled into blankets and surrounded by hot water bot tles She fell asleep in no time at all and slept all the way back across the channel to England She had been sick 6 times due ing the swim Air Force Pifofs Get a Good Look Fail to Catch Saucer at 900MilesanHour Mitchcl Field N Y air force jet pilots reported Tues day they chased a mysterious round flying at a speed they estimated at 900 30 miles and couldnt catch it Wilbert S Rogers of Columbia Pa told Mitchel field authorities that he and Capt Edward Bal lard of Dover Del sighted the object Monday over Sandy Hook ST J while they were on a rou tine flight in a T33 jet training plane I dont know if it was a flying saucer but it sure was something Ive never seen before Lt Rogers pilot of the plane said We couldnt have caught it in an F86 The F86 Sabre jet is the United States fastest jet fighter Rogers described the object as white or silvercolored and said it was about the size of a fighter plane I Lt Rogers and Capt on a flight from Dover air base in New Jersey said when they sighted the object they were traveling at 450miles an hour at 20000 feet I pointed it out to Capt Bal lard Rogers said 4who sug gested we try to follow it But we soon found it was no use It was going too fast The object moved in an arc from Sandy Hook to Redbank N J and then headed out to sea at Asbury Park N J Rogers said He estimated it traveled the 30 mile course in two minutes or at a speed of 900milesonhour The U S air force and navy have officially said that flying 4 saucers reported previously had been nothing more than weather balloons This couldnt have been a balloon Rogers said because it was descending goes that fast He said they and no balloon got as close as 8000 feet from the object which kept a constant speed and didnt appear to be running away Capt Ballard returned to Dover air base to report the incident to officials of the 148th fighter in terceptor wing where both pilots are assigned proval later to most of tha numerous changes the senate propriafions committee had made in thebin which when itpassed the house carried about 000000 Aoproval was voted for this special fund of to expand airpower of the air forci and navyi 2 OMahoney told his colleagues ie bill would cover fantastic instruments by which man conquersthe atmosphere He gave no clues as to their na ture For Contractors Before leavingthe Dongi las had questioned to expedite defense saying it would goto Duy1 tools and machines for big contractors He also criticized special flight fordesk or administrative officers in the air calling this a gravy train D o ment practices involving high ranking TVe do not want to let tiie im pression get abroad aa enlisted man does something wrong heis put in prison for a long term when a cadet cheats ha is dismissed but gen eral errs he is slapped on wrist Senator OMahoney floor man ager for the bill came to the de fense of military procurement of ficersDouglas disclaimed any in tention to impugn their motives and accused OMahoney of taking a stand which acts as a silencer on people who think No Indictment OMahoney said he was glad Douglas remarks showed there is no blanket indictment here 6t our men in uniform and added If I were to keep silent I can imagine the words of the senator from Illinois Douglas being read tomorrow behind the iron curtain misinterpreting his mean ing as indication of a lack of faith among members of congress in the men who work who fight and who die for them Let no one rise on this floor and with a broad brush attempt to paint a picture of lack of de votion of crookedness of waste on the part of our people in the armed services With a cry Douglas hurried out of the senate Wallace said Douglas was by OMahoneys remarks He went into another room and sat for a while then went to hit office and signed some mail Wai iace said There was no doctor no nurse no WM not ill V ;