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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Doily Newspaper Edited lor tin M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGH IORS HOME EDITION VOL LVH Auoclsted Frcti United Preu Full Wlrw a Cony MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1951 This Paper Consists ol Two NO Combat Mink Coat Talk Demos Told Beardsley Taxes Given Going Over Des Moines demo crats should combat references to mink coats and RFC loaninflu in the Truman administra tion by recalling the corrupted administration of President War ren G Harding they were told Thursday by one of their leaders The speaker was Victor Hunt Harding Washington D C chair man of the democratic congres sional campaign committee The speaker is not related to the late President Harding He addressed SL democratic party workers organization meeting His remarks represented the principal 1952 pep talkV of an allday session About 150 state committee members county chair men and vice chairmen demo cratic members of the legislature 1950 democratic nominees and others attended After Lester Gillette Fostoria 1950 democratic gubernatorial nominee mentioned Gby William S Bearsleys federal income tax troubles in the morning session further reference to them were made later James Hart Council Bluffs de feated democratic nominee for 7th district congressman last year and Harding referred to the gov ernor offering a check for in payment for additional taxes interest and penalties Bearsley is a republican Hart observed that precinct workers could help candidates lo cate split ticket voters who dont like the congressman or the gov ernors income tax accounting Harding advised precinct work ers who might be asked about some little gal getting a ininki coat to counter by asking which governor is having trouble withj his income tax j Democrats will win in 1952 by selling the record of the Roosevelt and Truman administrations in behalf of the American people Harding said He commented like the way the former Missouri supervisorstands by his friends AP Wirephoto FAMILY HUDDLE TO NAME NEW Brooks scratches his head as his family of 11 girls held a huddle at the bedside of his wife in Pittsfield Maine to de cide the name of a 12th daughter she has borne in a row The decision was Joyce Ella whom Mrs Brooks is holding U S Worker Pay Increase Is Approved Picture on 2 By B L LIVINGSTONE Washington More than a million and a half postal employes and government white collar workers can each look forward Friday to around S400 a year more in their pay envelopes from now on Three pay increase bills retro active to July 1 and totaling 000000 annually were shouted through by the house in rapid fire order late Thursday The senate had approved almost similar measures earlier one of the biggest pay boosts ever given federal employes at and asenatehouse one time compromise committee now must iron out the differences The big salary hike even had the house talking about more money for its own members now getting and expenses a year in salary Democratic Leader McCormack of Massachusetts told the house he hoped that before the next session ends 15 months from noxy con gress would have the courage to vote its members a year Members applauded The pay increases voted Thurs day were to help government those in the lower pay the rising cost of living About 500000 employes of the postal field service get the basic pay boost although new em ployes entering the postal service will get as much as Postal employes who have riot received an advancement in the 3 lowest pay grades since 1945 would get Postmasters of small 4thclassj postoffices would get a 20 per cent increase Hourly employes would get 20 cents an hour more In another bill the house also voted salary boosts aggregating 916900000 to the nations 42000 Big 3 Plan Separate Middle East Command By JOHN M HIGHTOWER Ottawa United States Britain and France have substantially agreed on organization of a separate North Atlantic treaty military command in the middle east it was reported Friday when Greece and Turkey join the Atlantic alliance Diplomatic informants said this was an unexpected re sult of private big3 talks held here during breaks in the Atlantic council The last these was held Thursday gusti before the council as the iait big decision of its Ottawa meeting finally voted unanimously for GreekTurkish membership conference ended in late affcjraoon session will be held in Rome in November and General Dwight D Eisenhower NATO commander in Europe is being invited to report personally Heavy Snow Hits Rockies Creeps Efast By UNITED PRESS Heavy snow fell in the Rocky mountains and flurries were ex pected in the northern midwest Friday as a cold front crept east ward ringing down the curtain on the progress and future re quirements of his force With Speed Secretary of State Dean Ache son British Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison and French For eign Minister Robert Schuman were reported to found agreement on major points of the new com mand problem with surprising speed General Omar Bradley chairman of the American joint chiefs of staff and other Big 3 military leaders joined in the dis cussions The plan the three are reported have agreed on tentatively subject to expected approval of other NATO members and Greece and Turkey would put Greece under General Eisenhowers Eu ropean command Turkey would serve as the key stone of a new command around which the powers here hoped to coordinate the strategy and armed forces of the key middle eastern countries like the Arab states even though they do noti belong to NATO The contention of the military men is that the on summer The greatest snowfall was at Lander Wyo but the Wyoming cities of Caspar Laramie and Cheyenne also reported flurries Weathermen said measurement of the snow was impossible be cause it melted as soon it touched the ground The tempera English Train Crash FafaUo 11 Weeden Eng UP A speeding express train jumped the tracks here Friday smashing 5 coaches and killing at least 11 persons in cluding an unidentified U S en force corporaL Another 45 passengers on the 15coach train bound from Liver pool to London were injured try meanwhile enjoyed balmy Allies Launch Biggest Armored Blow of War height of the storm Beaches Black Hills The cold front was pocketed in the area of Wyoming Colorado Nebraska and Kansas and was marching eastward about 20 miles an hour Snow flurries were pre dicted for the Black Hills of South Dakota Friday The eastern portion of the coun Hours after the crash police andweaiher temperatures in the v flAe of Many 1UU ILllJikOl V iiltli J 11 id 1 L11K i practical basis for such an extraan actual count fiiii rt if British army rescue workers were still combing the wreckage for possible further casualties Earlier police Had said 20 persons were killed The accident occurred as the train was leaving Stowe TTfll tun nel half a mile south of here on the main LondonLiverpool line The locomotive plunged down a steep embankment Five of the leading coaches piled up badly smashing the first TOO The engineer buried under tons of coal which slid from the tender was dug out alive but badly in jured An early estimate by the Northamptonshire county police had given the number of dead as 20 The later figure was based on bodies recov 80s at New York The Chicago weather bureau said it was impossible yet to predict whether the cold front would make its way to the Atlantic seaboard But the forecasters said cool air probably would chill that por tion if the country too The weathermen said the Rocky mountain snowfall qualified as the first real storm of the year be cause it struck at lower altitudes than those spots which normally have snow the year around It snowed in Yellowstone park in July ordinary grouping of countries could be found in their common leed for a joint defense against possible soviet attack On Russias Flank The heartof the idea therefore is to forge a new and powerful military element on Russias flank to link it tightly with NATO hrough Turkey but not be bound ay NATO membership limitations in making it effective The critical question now is what the reaction of Egypt and other nonNATO countries will be Before it ended Thursday the meeting here adopted a declaration warning Russia that the western alliance would not be split either by peace moves or threats and projecting a great new develop ment of the treaty organization into foreign affairs economic and social fields the aim being to de The dead American corporal was accompanied by a U S air force sergeant who declined to give his name or that of his friend The gray haired sergeant who said he was from Albany N Y had a gash on one cheek He told reporters vclop an Atlantic community postmasters and 26000 postal supervisors Principal difference in the house and senate postal bills L n that the senate voted a floor UplimiSt LlUD 10 rdint and an ceiling while the house provided a basic increase of only Greene Soldier Returns From Koretf San Francisco The army said Friday that 12 lowans are among 1077 combat veterans from Korea who are scheduled to ar rive here Saturday aboard a mili tary transport The name of the vessel will be disclosed later The passengers in combat pcrsoncl elude rotation coming home and enlisted reserve corpsmen re turning to civilian life lowans aboard include Pfc Wil liam E Sylvester Greene Neighbors House Lincoln HI For years Mrs Amanda Taylor a 79 year old widow has lived happily with her only Negro in the neighborhood Recently she told Clyde Odaf fer a member of the Optimist club that shed like to have her little 5room frame house painted but she didnt have the money necessary But some day she said shed find a nice light gray it would be trim and tidy The Optimists talked it over Charles Dutz a painting contrac for reassignment j tor offered to supply the paint So Sunday a crew n some 15 club members will call on Sirs Taylor and paint the house Iowa Rural Electric CoOp Picks Osage Man DCS Moines Olson of Osage was elected president of the Iowa Rural Electric CoOperative association at the closing session of its convention here Thursday He succeeds Julius Lensch of Harlan Other officers named were D W Meyer Odebolt vice president and George C Kirstein Clarion secretarytreasurer Ernest Laeb erknecht of Letts and Wayne C Anderson of Stanton were named to the board of directors and Ol son and Kirstein were reelected The 320 members at the con vention adopted two resolutions Thursday One resolution expressed its un qualified opposition to any change of existing federal laws and reg ulations with respect to the income tax status of cooperatives The other resolution stated the necessity of congress allotting suf ficient funds so the REA admin istrator can continue to grant loans for continuation of generating and transmission facilities and for at tendant administration and en gineering expenses of the polaroid make which turn out finished prints almost immedi ately They retail for just under S90 With Rain Rainand generally disagreeable weather with much lower tem peratures accompanied the cold front The cool air was expected to in vade Chicago about noon Friday on the heels of winddriven rain and much lower temperatures More ofthe same was forecast for more of the midwest At spots in Wyoming where the cold front had already established itself the thermometer sagged to 30 degrees Iowa and Minnesota were ex pected to chatter in temperatures ranging from 42 to 48 Across the border in Canada it was in the east and in the west Central Canada how ever particularly thearea of the Dy companies Canadian Rockies had its share of countles cool breezes and cold rain Lithofpld Gave Cameras asGood Will Two Presidential Secretaries Named Washington senates HFCinfluence investigation was interrupted Friday after Senator McCarthy RWis demanded to know whether the witness Cecil A Green had been drink ing1 Other senators agreed that Green was in no condition to testify and the witness was ex eusedfor the time being He left the hearing room with his law yer Washington head of American Lithofold Corp testified Friday he was told his company gave S90 cameras as good will gestures to several government jfficials Those he named included Presidential Secretary Matthew J Connelly and William M Boyle Jr Robert 3 Blauner president of he St Louis printing firm said as information came from Cecil the companys Washington representative Others Named Blauner told senate investigators Green named Turney Gratz one ime assistant to Boyle and Frank Prince recently ousted RFC loan officials among others who re ceived gift cameras The testimony came at an in quiry by the senate investigations subcommittee into charges that Boyle now democratic national chairman used political influence to help American Lithofold get in RFC loans Blauner testified earlier that hehired Boyle as his companys Washington counsel at af month becausehe expected C some things might develop I UI III F IU M He didnt give details but told the senators that as it turned out nothing of any great mo ment developed that required Boyles services I S90 Cameras Blauner did not say when the cameras were given out but said t must have been before October or November of last year The cameras were described as AP Wirephoto SAYS RENDEZVOUS Suzanne Froed tert Poules21 millionaire malt makers daughter walks down the courthouse corridor in Milwaukee after being charged with disorderly conduct Her attorney declared in district court that an early morning rendezvous be tween her and a theater manager James Kavalary 26 was framed by herestranged husband Taft Calls from a denunciation of the Korean492 Blast Rocks East Suburb Rochester N Y series of gas explosions rocked several quare miles of suburban Brighton Friday At least 22 houses were de stroyed or burning said Edward Nier former Rochester safety commissioner who toured the tricken area There were many injured but no known dead Police raced through the streets urging all occupants in the area o leave their homes The police eared more explosions The cause of the blasts was not determined immediately Houses blown up were so com pletely demolished that a quick heck of fatalities was not pos ible Ambulances removed a number f injured persons tqJiospitals Socialistic Were Fighting Useless War By STEVE ALNES FOrkS ijiw Senator Bobert A Taft fresh of troops to return home to 38 Decorah Soldier Home From Pacific Seattle lowans Avere aboard a navy transport ecpectec to dock here Friday with army rotation troops from the far east It wiUbe the 28th transport to arrive in this service The lowans are CpL Robert L Dlson Decorah and Sgt Robert E Rose Marshalltown The Seattle port of embarka tion said the ship to dock Friday will bring 511 combat rotation troops bringing the total number 3 Allied Divisions in Attack Run Into Firm Red Resistance By JOHN RANDOLPH U S 8th Army Headquarters tanks and infantry crashed into the apex of the old communist iron triangle on Koreas central front Friday in jerhaps the heaviest armored DOW of the war Elements of 3 United Nations divisions powered the mighty as sault A field dispatch said the giant ask force late Friday completed ts first day objective The mis sion To seek out communist strong points and shoot up every arget in sight Having Trouble The assault force rolled deep nto the broad valley massing area sefore it ran into firm resistance The boys are beginning to have a little trouble an allied officer said Front line reports said one spear lead was locked in savage combat with red troops swarming on all sides Overhead allied warplanes darkened the skies The thrust was dubbed opera ion cleaver But it was notof ficially labeled an offensive Eath er it was an armored raid Pyonggang apex of triangle which also is bounded by the key cities of Chorwon on the South west and Kumhwa on the south east is 29 miles north of parallel 38 Bitter across80 as useless turned hisatten tion to the administrations farm program Friday and called it so cialistic We have fought a useless war the Ohio republican said Thursday night at Minneapolis Russian threat is just as great as1 it was before we under took this operation in Korea Their resources are unimpaired Not a single Russian soldier has even been engaged in combat And he said the Korean war was invited by the weak foreign jolicy of the Truman administra ion Friday in a speech prepared for delivery at the dedication of a new generating plant Taft lam basted the farm policy He told a grass roots audience that the American farmer has out stripped his European counterpart because he has had the right to run his own farm The future of the American iarmer depends on maintaining his freedom of action he said and a minimum of government regulation Taft said he favored price sup Due to military restrictions the name of the ship was with held pending arrival rAII About The Weather Mason City Much cooler Friday night and Saturday Clearing during the day Saturday Low Friday night 34 to 36 Scattered light frost Friday night Saturday 62 Iowa Considerable cloudiness and cooler east and south Friday High miles of the Korean front all the way from the triangle area east ward to the Sea of Japan On the eastcentral Irani the redshurled fresh troops info the bloody battle of the hills They stopped the monthold allied ad vance in its tracks StrongStand Only local patrol clasheswere reported from the western front Eleven times TUT infantry tormed the spiny ridges of the east Eleven tunes they were thrown back It was the strongest Communist stand in months Early Friday 200 armed Korean eds tried to enter lines with a fake offer to surrender Vhen their ruse became apparent UN artillery and opened up on them At least 50 redswere killed by ihe artillery Pilots said they ouldnt estimate casualties from he air strikes because the North Koreans took refuge in thick fol age But the air force reported 80 to 90 per cent coverage of the area where the reds sought over Ten miles away 22 Korean reds id surrender1 The group stunned night near constant poundingfrom the air era border Low Friday night 38 laid down heir arms crossed Firemen from quarters of Sports but he warned that they Ionroe county were being aided jshould not be permitted to climb LIT TTVfcTVl rf i HAIRCUT PRICE JUMPS Baltimore price of a high If thev are Taft said All availaole policemen were rushed into the area acreage limitations and marketing Hundreds of civilians joined with police in forming safety paJ trols to sound warnings and aidi the injured quotas on every principal prod haircut will jump 25 cents to SllOj Explosions continued to effective Oct 1 in Baltimore and as the crews went about surrounding area I work occur their i American Officers Japanese Wife Charged With Forgery Tokyo Japanese wife of an American army captain was Chase Coupe Kitts Not There Omaha report that Kenneth Kitts was in a green coupe being chased by authori ties near here Friday was a false alarm the sheriffs office said Deputies said a sheriffs carj stopped a convertible coupe withj YEAR AGO charged with forgery Friday in occupation provost court Oklahoma license plates near Bovs Town and the occupants She is accused of forffinjr 14 bills of exchange in s Japanese Were found to be okay bank The appregrate sum was 450 million yen which is to 45 northwest 45 to 55 south east Saturday partly cloudy and cool with occasional rainover east and south central portions the lines with their hands held high Operation cleaver kicked off at dawn Friday Armored spear High Saturday 62 to heads ranged out ahead with the outlook Generally fair Sunday pafanfry right behind to mop up and Monday somewhat warmer The was bright blue on Mondav Allied fighter planes droned over head like a giant aerial umbrella Iowa 5day outlook Temperatures seeking out any moving target will average 4 to 7 degrees be1 It was a new phase of the Ko low normal in 5 dayslrean war Until now save for the Normal high 71 Normal low 47JNaktong breakthrough last fall Continued cool Rainfall will be armored operations have been light totaling onetenth to onej comparatively small fourth inch in showers i Rommel Recalled Minnesota Partly cloudy and ai little cooler Friday niht local light frost Saturday partly cloudy some scattered showers and a little i warmer northwest Low Fridavi night 33 to 40 north 3S to 43 1 Ued the ds of Pommel and the fmcan Stull1 ancl shendan ia hestaies Althing communist was a tar south Hish Saturday 52 to 62 command posts sup s uo lu s gun positions and forhfica GlobeGazette weather data to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation 000 at the legal rate of exchange The woman who is the wife of Capt Thomas E Wood surren dered voluntarily and was released immediately on her own recog nizance Capt Wood from Des Moines Iowa is stationed at Yokohama A deputy said the carappar ently was the same one spotted in Syracuse earlier Kitts and a companion were reported seen in Syracuse Friday morning Four sheriff cars were dis They were married Feb 17 1951 The alleged forgeries took of Omaha and one in August 1950 halted the green coupe Originally indicted by Japanese courts Mrs Wood held that the Japanese courts had no jurisdiction because she was the wife of SIDNEY Sidney CELEBRATES Sidney began cele an occupation officer The Tokyo district court upheld her motion centennial Friday The Gen Matthew B Ridgway supreme commander of the occupacentennial days program is to ion then authorized the occupation court to assume jurisdiction Nojcontinuc through Monday Sept date has been set 124 Maximum Minimum Va 51 52 Trace 6S GO SAME HBIlck till mean traffio death pkit Ct hours IB The heaviest fighting involved iore of the most famous tank out Ifits in Korea Censors banned its S identification Far behind the j front allied aircraft smashed hard i at red airfields rail yards rolling jstock and supply lines Allied fighterbombers de stroyed 7 T34 Russianbuilt tanks and damaged two others in rocket strafing bombing and napalm at tacks in North Korea The red armor was hit at jHwargju a town on the main road from Pyongyang to Sariwon Pyongyang is the red capital Ridgway Withholds CeaseFire Answer Tokyo iTPt Gen Matthew B Ridgway withheld his answer Fri Iday to a communist proposal to ;