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2 Aug. 25, 1952 Maion CUT Globe-nairUe, M«itm Cll). It opinion and in world effectiveness, the United States is no better, no more efficient, no stronger t h a n the moral firmness of its public officials." lie referred several t i m e s to infiltration of Communists into American government. "Although we must say in sadness and s h n m e , as well as in anger, they h a v e succeeded Invitation for Replies to Oil Firms WASHINGTON Five A m e r i c a n oil c o m p a n i e s Monday! had an invitation to b a l a n c e t h e ' official record with t h e i r re-plies' penetrating our own ranks, even at;'"_ government charges t h a t they' times into our government," Kis- joined in a virtual monopoly of; enhowcr said. He referred to waste and extravagance, nnd said they arc a result of fear and hysteria. He added: Those A f r a i d monopoly the We.slo.rn world's oil trade. Most of them already have entered u n o f f i c i a l denials. The i n v i t a t i o n for formal an-j "Fear is a c l i m a t e t h a t nGuri-,hcs i s w e r s came f r o m . S f t n . . . J o h n Spark-j man of A l a b a m a , D f m o c r a t i c l nominee fur Vice President, in hisi ax c h a i r m a n of the Senate; bankruptcy in dollars and morals alike. Those a f r a i d seek security in a heedless e x t r a v a g a n v e t h a t j c breeds waste of substance and corruption of men. "From this time forward, we Americans cannot tolerate the preparation anU execution of our program in a clinuile of fear and hysteria." He said the American Legion "has helped eleansn the A m e r i c a n government and American communities of subversive inf!iieiicc|lwo huge foreign corporations in! and traitorous conspiracy." And h c j a n a r r a n g e m e n t designed to r e a r pledged himself to cooperate with It resulted from release of edited portions of a critical and controversial report on an i n t e r n a t i o n a l ! oil c a r t e l , kept secret for more than a year a f t e r its completion by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC. The report charger! t h a t the f i v o j A m e r i c a n oil companies joined! the Legion in that work. Eisenhower added: "You have done your work without recklessly injuring the reputations of innocent people." Eisenhower also said: "Let us never tolerate in any area of our c o m m u n i t y life those criminal malefactors who by stealth or by subversion or by treacherous b e t r a y a l a t t e m p t to weaken and destroy the American constitutional system. "But, at the same time, Jet us forever hew sharply to the -fundamental A m e r i c a n principle that every man is innocent until he is proved guilty. Character Assassins "The assassins of character 'and the promoters of witch hunts arc dangerous to our freedom at home «nci to our world position of leadership." Thcso remarks c a m e against the background of Eisenhower's news conference at Denver Friday in which he was iiskcd about Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy (H-Wis). Eisenhower, without n a m i n g him directly, said he would support McCarthy for re-el ectiori "as n member of the Rcmiblicnn organization," but would not give blanket endorsement to any one "who does . a n y t h i n g I believe to be im-Amerl- can in methods or procedures." rich profits for t h e m s e l v e s am collaborators from major oil pro duelinn centers and markets of the non-Communist World. Firestone, Union OK New Contract COLUMBUS, 0. Ml--The president of the United Slates Rubbei Workers Union said Monday the Firestone Tire Rubber Company has agreed lo a full u n i o n ' s h o p ami a 10 cents an hour general pay raise for 2-1,000 workers. L. K. lUickmaster said a :'con tract agreement reached Sunday night raises lo 110,000 Ihe number of rubber workers throughout the industry covered by full union shop contracts. The pay raise increases the average Firestone wage to $2 un hour, he said. NATURALIZATION D U B U Q U B WV-TJic regular fall n a t u r a l i z a t i o n proceedings for the Northern District of Iowa were held here Monday and will be conducted in Waterloo Tuesday, Cedar Uapid.s Wcrhiesday, Kurt Dwlgv Thursday and Sioux City Friday of this week. WHAT'S NEW? MACHINE BOOKKEEPING SERVICE AT YOUR LOCATION Fasf -- Accurate -- Economical ASK FOR A DEMONSTRATION Machine Bookkeeping Service 628--1st S. W. Phone 6155-R Say Big Four Will Reject Russia Offer United " lth One Mans sprawling Japan Rayon Company and many warehouses. Spotting Planes on Duty "From 10 minutes before our first shot, at 5:40 a.m., until the last one, at a quarter to six that ( C O N T I N U E D FROM P A G E 1) evening, the task force maintained itwo spoiling planes over the city. And it is rare that we fire a shot'Thcy spotted us on to target after with the foitr trims u-hirh r a n n n t ; t a r g c t , shifting to a new one each j t i m e we destroyed the current the big w j l ! be spptted." guns which cannot WASHINGTON UP--The States, Britain and France turn thumbs down on Russia's latest bid for a Big Four confer- been spotted directly on the tar- " ence on G e r m a n y , informed!^ 01 '" hc added, "and then onlyjso far north as to be considered "Only when t h a t single gun hasjone. 'Perhaps because the city was sources predicted Monday. jwh'eri the target is a large one, . Officials noted that the Sovieti s u c h as a railroad area, do we note, given to the Western a m b a s - u s c ev/en three-gun salvos. We have , - . sadors in Moscow Saturday, listed uscli on ^ onc nine-gun salvo in at the bottom of a proposed agenda !| he f o u r months we have been fir- "I'M TiKADY"--Little K a t h y Bluto, 18-month-old" standH ready and wailing at LaGuardia Field in Now York after arrival with her father from Alaska enroiile to their home in Danvera, Mass. Her daddy was .stationed in Alaska with an army unit. Dramatic Save-Fishermen Rescue 50 from Sea After Crash TRAPAW, Sicily UP)--A crippled /I-engine British airliner plunged into the Mediterranean early Monday off this West Sicilian port but fishing boats saved 50 of the 57 persona reported aboard and recovered three bodies in a dra- New Attempt on Kiner's Life the fiuestion of f r e e elections throughout G e r m a n y . V i t a r One The Western Allies regard this issue as the most vital one in the wrangle over G e r m a n y , and feel that such elections are a necessary prerequisite for negotiations on formation of an all-German government. S t a l e Department spokesman Michael J. McDcrmott said the Russian note "will be studied" by the department. He predicted there will bo consultations with France and Great Britain pn the subject. He did not kiiow when they -would take place. Won't Comment The State Department, London and Paris refused to comment on the Russian note pending exhaustive study of the text, but it was obvious that offfcials took a dim view of the Kremlin's proposed agenda for: 1. Preparalion of a G e r m a n peace treaty. . 2. Formation of an all-German government. 3. Free all-German elections. ·1. Selection of a commission to study election conditions. PITTSBURGH M--A threat on the l i f e of Ralph Kiner, home run h i t t e r for the Pittsburgh Pirates, was renewed d u r i n g the Piralcs- lioslon Uraves doublcheaticr Sunday police revealed Monday. O f f i c e r s said a m a n called the Pirate front office about 3 p. m. and s a i d : "i am going to shoot Kiner at G o'clock." E x t r a policemen were rushed to, .he field to keep an eye open for ossiblc g u n m e n but the hour iitsscd without incident; Kiner oc- c u p y i n g his usual position in l e f t icld. Meanwhile, the FBI kept m u n i on w h a t it is doing about an exlortion- dciith t h r e a t letter K i n e r received ; ast week. *tnatic n i g h t - t i m e rescue. In London, the plane's operators said the p l a n e carried 51 passengers, i n c l u d i n g , four babies, and a crew of six. All were British. British planes from M a l t a , Italian a i r c r a f t from nearby airfields nnd I t a l i a n n a v a l c r a f t from Trap a n i scanned the disaster scene about three miles offshore for the missing p e r s o n s--identified b y Trapani Port C o m m a n d a n t Ar- tuildo Taddci as one of the plane's two hostesses :intl three passengers. Taddei said all of the dead and missing were passengers except for Ihc missing hostess. 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Phone 1362 MASON CITY'S MOST COLORFUL A D D R E S S Manly Jewelry Store Robbed MANLY--Between $800 and $1,000 i n ' j e w e l r y was stolen at the Gerald Reindl .Jewelry store here in j b r e a k i n which occurred over the [weekend. 1 The burglary was discovered by Illcimll ;ifter church Sunday when {he wcnl to the store and fount) entrance had been gained through an e m p l y a p n r l m c n t at the rear. Glass was broken in bolh the door to the a p n r t m c n l and the door to the store. The watches and rings were taken from their Hamilton .ami Elgin were left behind by boxes which the robbers. The robbery was reported to Ivan Boulliny, town m a r s h a l , and Sheriff A. J. Connor of Morthwooci who are investigating. T T T T » r y T For Women ol Distinction tevenson's hoe 15 South Federal WAYNE E. PEDELTY Youthful Missionary to Tell of Tibet and Burma at Church Here La Verne Morse, missionary lo Bcrma who rccenlly returned lo the United States with his falher, J. Russell Morse, a former prisoner of Ihe Communists, will be guest speaker at the Mason City Church of Christ, 12th and Hampshire N. E., Monday at 8 p.m. 7n 1950 La- MORSE Verne M o r s e and M e I b c r t Byers traveled across inner Tibet to their miss i o n f i e l d among the Lisu Iribes on t h e B u r m a border. The story written by young Morse, then only 20 years oE age and his companion, who was not much older, is "Det o u r ; Tibet Journal." only 20 years of age and his companion, who was not much older, is "Detour; Tibet Journal." On June 20, 1952, J. Russeli Morse, father of La Verne, arrived in Hong Kong after being released by the Communists. Mr. Morse had been held in solitary confinement 15 months in K u n m i n g , China. He said: "They didn't beat rue, but they kept me in that cell for 15 solid months." General Negative Reaction Greets McCormick's Blast By THE A S S O C I A T E D PRESS Col. Robert R. McCormick, a lifelong R e p u b l i c a n , who has rep u d i a t e d his party and its presidential nominee, and has called for the organization of a new political party received general negative reaction even from Republican congressmen he does endorse. One R e p u b l i c a n senator--not on Ihc Chicago Tribune publisher's favored list--used the word "screwball" in commenting on McCormick's radio speech Saturday. · But a Democrat, Sep. Pat Mc- C'arran of N e v a d a , sain conservative Republicans and Democrats may form a t h i r d party if Gov. A d l a i Stevenson and Gen. Dwight F,iscnhott-er f a i l to a f f i r m a po'icy of "strong Americanism." R e f e r r i n g to Eisenhower, the Republican candidate, and Stevenson, the Democratic nominee, McCormick said: "Da not vote for cither. Concentrate on voting for patriotic candidates for Congress in both parlies," j Responses from three Rcpubfi- jcans Col. McCormick said should against the enemy." Trying to Save Money "Because these projectiles costj quite safe from our attacks, .there was little AA fire against our planes. On four separate occasions during the d a y , we checked our fire and had grandstand seats for the 5--plane carrier air strikes. "Their performance was so spectacular that I lack the ability to Hold Funeral Monday for LeRoy Resident LcROY, Minn.--Funeral services for II. R. Eastwold, 74, were held Monday afternoon al the Lutheran Church. He died Thursday at a rest home in Mastm City. Mr. E-istwold farmed for many years in this community and later moved to town where he held offices in the village as policeman and constable. Survivors are the following sons and daughters: LI. Comdr. Earl Eastwold of Honolulu, Capt. Loren Eastwold of Panama, Mrs. M, Stoddard of Mason City, Mrs. E. Lc- Page and Miss Verdell Eastwold of St. Paul, six brothers and three sisters. ho voted blunt. out were prompt and · STORAGE · PACKING · CRATING · MOVING MAYFLOWER THE GREATEST NAME IN MOVING House to House -- Coast to Coast Try It -- It Costs No More! Experienced Men · Free Estimates PHONE 4000 Mason City Warehouse Corporation a lot of money," wrote the Iowa skipper, "we try to save YOUR money, and OURS. Even at that, however, it was over six week.s ago tha't we fired our 5,000th five- inch projectile in Wonsan Harbor, in the morning, and our 2,000th 16- inch projectile that afternoon into a large warehouse in Hungnam." A couple days before the writing of this letter from which I quote, the open bridge of the Iowa, squarely in the middle of Wonsan Harbor, was the setting for a veritable "Who's Who in the -Pacific" meeting. The list of notables with Capt. Smedberg included,: Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Fechteler; the commander of Naval forces, Far East, Vice Admiral Briscoe; the Commander of the Seventh Fleet, Vice Admiral Clark; the Chief of Staff of lhe| Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Tom Hill, along with several other captains. "It would have been a wonderful opportunity for the Reds to plant! a shell on our bridge. But they didn't fire a shot at us as we knocked out some m o r e - o f their gun positions." "By Its Roots" "I hardly blame them," Capt Smedberg added, "because once we locate a gun position, it doesn't take long for a 16 inch burst to dig the 'gun right out by its roots.' At this point he referred to ? recent experience in which an cne my shore gun had succeeded in straddling one of the American destroyers a n u m b e r of times. "We were only a few miles a w a j and stood up the coast," he ex plained. "We took an officer on board from the destroyer who pointed out the position of the trouble-making gun to us. We sent off our helicopter to spot for us over the gun--and in four shots we blew the gun over 300 feet into the air." At least that was the report from the helicopter. "We think the spotter's estimate of the number oJ feet was an enthusiastic exaggeration," wrote the Iowa skipper "but there was no question aboul the further use of the gun." The Iowa's visits into the water: about Chongjin, most important industrial and rail transportation center in North Korea, have become so frequent as to be almost habit-forming. There have been al least three major bombardments against that strategic point within 48 miles of the Russian border. This proximity to the REAL cncmj always produces a feeling of tension. Model of Self-Restraint "We cannot," writes the Iowa skipper, "understand how or why the Reds can see that city wrecked repeatedly without having their planes take off in swarms from the m a n y fields just across thai northern border of Korea. We watch them take off, on our radars, but they h a v e n ' t yet come closer than 20 miles. They appear to be afraid to reach beyond the point from 'which they can flee to safety." "Just as hard to understand," he continued, "was the situation on the day of the great strike against the hydro-electric plants on the Yalu. Our carrier planes flew across the width of Korea, completely demolished t h e fourth largest power p l a n t of that sort in the world. "Damage to the Ret war potential was staggering." Several hundred f i g h t e r planes arc known to have been sitting on the fields just across the Y a l u , in no danger so long as they didn't take to the a i r . Quite obvious it is that the Communists don't want a "real" w a r , Capt. Smedberg thinks. A P l a y - b y - P l a y Account It was interesting to me--and 1 believe it will be to you--to have a play-by-play account of one of these strikes against Chongjin. Here goes: "The sea was flat calm--mirror- like--temperature 68 degrees. The sun was bright, there was not a cloud in the sky and a soft breeze was just sufficient to move the dust and smoke targets and our away from our line, of fire. It was as beautiful a May 25th as I've ever seen anywhere in the world --even in God's Own Country, the United States. "The Iowa arrived in the en trance to Chongjin Harbor with three destroyers, one an Australian veteran of World War II. This was at 5:30 in the morning. We had spread out before us, just choking the back of the big harbor, a gunner's dream: "An industrial center nicely con- 1 centrated and filled with three: large iron works, smelters, mills, factories, power and transformer stations, huge docksidc g a n t r y ' a n d traveling cranes, two railroad marshalling yards filled with roll- describe the attacks. When the day was over, the 200 planes from the carriers reported h a v i n g dropped 230 tons of bombs on the city. The Iowa and our three destroyers had carefully placed an additional 220 tons on many targets which will serve the" Reds no longer." ) As usual in such" an operation, according to the Iowa captain, there was a final flurry of napalm bombs, with results not unlike those associated w i t h atomic bombs. When_the ships and planes decided to call it a day, fires were raging throughout the industrial heart of Chongjin. ' Communist Propaganda At the height of the all-day attack on Chongjin, the Iowa communications officer picked up the short-wave broadcasts from Communist R a d i o - P e k i n g which stressed two themes: 1. The UN ships were shelling women and children in the residential section. 2. Three of the four while attempting a landing at Chongjin had been sunk. "Not onc shell splashed near us all day," Capt. Smedberg wrote in disposing of the latter propaganda falsehood. "This," he added in referring to the women and children aspects of the radio propaganda, "would be a good place to emphasize something t h a t has impressed me ever since I have been out here in Korea. That is that neither planes- nor ships shoot into villages or residential areas which have no known military targets in them. "Whenever we 'work over' the coastal railroad at a point where it skirts a steep cliff overhanging the sea, we will block the tunnels, cut the tracks and blow out the culverts and bridges. But we will not touch the little villages in the two valleys on either side." Praise for South Koreans "In Chongjin," he continued, "where the several hundred thousand inhabitants live in crowded flimsy houses on all the hills around the industrial heart of the there was little damage in those residential sections. One of the Iowa's big 16 inchcrs did get away from us--perhaps a rick- ochet--and burst in a group of houses, the plane-spotter reported. But t h a t was the only one of more than 200 fired throughout the day.' Between bombardments, Capt. Smedberg and his associates have had opportunity to meet and mingle with the South Koreans, including President and M a d a m e Rhec, the Korean Minister of Defense and Dr. Helen Kim, president of Korea's most famous university for women. "Onc cannot," he observed, "help but be impressed by the many fine people in this little country which has been fighting-almost hopelessly--for two centuries for its freedom and the right to be a nation." Moved by the fact that more than half of the Iowa crew are not yet 21 years old, the lovable, hard- hitting skipper of the Iowa, offered this f i n a l observation: "I am heartily in favor of lowering the voting age. If these boys are old enough to fight for their c o u n t r y ; they should have the privilege .of voting On the Radio Beam AMC--· 7:01) Henry Tajlor; 7:1.5 World Wlrfo F l a s h o ; 7:TO The Rig H a n d ; 8:00 I'nil W h i t m a n Teen Club; !I:00 N e w s of T o m o r r o w ] 0:30 Bream Ilirbor. CHS--6:13 FCUwiril R. MurroK-i 7:00 Hon. lin I l o r n l j l o u e r ; 7:30 Talent S t n u l s l X:0fl n o m i n e e : K::iO Steve Allen Shoiv; B:0J "H'llk a .Mile;" 3:30 He* Alien. NBC--7:0n llallroail Hour: 7::tO Voice of Firestone; H:l)0 Telephone Hour; H.-.'fO Hands of A m e r i c a ; 'J:00 Al Goud- inan's .Music. MBS---"-.DO Woman of ibe Yeari 7::!» Crime noes Not 1'ajr; N::!U War Front. Home Front; U:IIO Frank Edwards; a: IS I Love a M y s t e r y . (FM On Air 3 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.) Commentator . . . (5:45 p. m.) Famed news commentator, Lowell Thomas, returns from summer vacation with his important news broadcasts, sponsored by Procter Gamble. Jack Smith (6:15 p. m.) Smilin' Jack Smith with his songs and chatter, and lovely singing star, Dinah Shore, provide 15 minutes of mirth and melody, presented by Procter Gamble. Club 15 (G:30 p. m.) Your favorite Club 15 returns to the air with the best in popular song hits, sponsored by Campbell's. Scouts . . . (7:30 p. m.) "Talent Scouts" (bring in their entertainers for a try at that top prize Joe E. Brown, emcee, offers, for Liptons. Romance (8:00 p. m.) The greatest love stories dramatized by top-notch actors on Wrigley's, "Romance." Monday P. M. .1:00 News ami Markets, D o u g h b o y Fcedi .»:!(» Clc.ir I.nkc Khou- fl::in Curl M a s s o y , Alkn-Schl-.er. CHS 5:l.-i l.nwcll Thomas, Procter Gam I.:OI! N c u - s , 1'. «. A K. ( M h u h a l l ) fi:IS .lack S m i t h , Procter i Gamble fi:M Club i,-. Campbells 0:1.1 K i l w a r d R . ' . M u r r n w , Hamm's, CBS /.-OO Horatio Hnrnblowcr. CBS ~:M T a l e n t Scouts. I.tpton. CBS X:fll Romance. Wrlgcley, CTiS 8:30 Steve Allen -Show. CBS »:«() Wallc a M i l e . Camels. CBS !::«) Hob Trnul. News. Ford fl:35 Dance iinntls, CBS 10:01) News. Vance Mujlc Co. I n ' TM %"' n \ C*" 1 ""' Globe-Gazette 10:30 Easy Listening 10:'t: Tliis I llclicvc nins Sercnncla P r - E " r y "^ To '" UN Planes Again Hit Red Supplies SEOUL, Korea l/TV-U.S. bombers delivered a one-two blow at Communist supplies Sunday night. Flying through stormy weather they hit a 40-acre supply area in Northwest Korea and pounded behind- thc-front storage depots. A rain storm swirling over Korea bogged down troops on the 155- mile ground front. Forty Chinese firing burp guns made a thnist al Bunker Hill on the Western Front but a U.S. Eighth Army staff officer said the Chinese were beaten back in a torrid 15-minute fight. There were only patrol clashes and light enemy probes elsewhere. Mason City Vets Dock in California SAN FRANCISCO MB--Two Mason Cilyans, Cpl. David L. Collins and Pfc. Kenneth H. Johnson have returned to this country from Korea. They arrived Monday along with 3,700 other veterans, aboard the Navy transport General John Pope. North lowans on the ship include Sgt. Harley O, Nrayton, Lu- Verne; Cpl. Elmer J. Wellik, Brill; Cpl. Donald A. Deal, Algona; Pfe'. John H. Baltcs and Cpl. Carl C. VVilkins, New Hampton Cpl. Cliford P. Priebe, E l m a , and Cpl. mble- . 1 1 : IS Dance Rands, CDS 12:00 Sign Off Tuesday A. M. S:.1D The Moraine Houscr 5:115 News. (Tcnney) fi:00 Keystone Wire K'.n K n x h m Serenade. FnxbHt ncalen 1..W h a r m Ueportcr. Stale Ilran.l i ,n ^"V"' S I I ' l - c "n»nen» IXroleum "·r! ,11",'°-'!""*. s l" slc .- r .l"" s P r i nr III: IS Itomctnn-n .Vcws. .sfdclc* l l : » « Wendy W a r r e n . On. Fnor),, CBS '.I:; n n "f Shu-win Show. Uorrlcn's . " omf Am - Iio rrod Tuesday P. M. - nr. Crlicn. CHS . . .!:»(! A r t h u r O n i l f r c j . CHS l::in C h a p d nf |h c Air, It P v . j n j.., ':!.-, M » r r r h t n , . O, ·,!,,!. 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