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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THB NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL L1X Associated Press and United Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 30 1952 This Taper Consists of Two One No Justice Dept Official Declares Man U S Remain in UN MAN LOWERED FROM man identifieTas John McLaughlin 27 of Compton Calif is lowered into the arms of firemen and other rescuers from the super structure of the Point Street Bridge in Providence R I Bridge Engineer Joseph Silvia 53 pinned the wouldbe suicide to a girder until rescuers arrived Taft General Huddle to Restore Harmony Other Party Chieftains Meet to Draft Strategy See GOP Pdring Report Truman Budget Will Be Billion WASHINGTON Truman plans to send a fiscal 1954 budget of about billion to the new Republi can Congress next week it was learned Tuesday The budget covering the 12 months beginning next July 1 will estimate Sioux Cityan Pleads Guilty to Slaying SIOUX CITY M Heg strom 48 Sioux Cily real estate man Tuesday admitted Ihe coffee mug slaying of his wife and a District Court hearing was begun to determine Ihe degree of guilt Hegslrom changed a previou plea of innocent to guilty He hac been indicted for murder by a Woodbury County grand jury Judge L B Forsiing began tak ing evidence to determine the de gree of murder preliminary to pro nouncing sentence The indiclmenl federal revenues at about same as the currenl fiscally ear If Congress were to approve Mr Trumans spending program in full and leave laxes as they are the govern in enls deficit for fiscal 1954 would be in the neighborhood of Spending for Ihe 1953 fiscal year now about half over is expected to lolal about That would run the government about did not specify a degree Eight witnesses were called by the state and counsel for slrom Hegslrom himself Heg w a s scheduled lo be the final witness Hegstroms wife laic Tuesday The body of Huth 53 was found Ihe night of Sept 29 in the kilchen of Iheir home She had been fatally beaten and a coffee mug lay nearby Hunting Death Toll at 10 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three hunting accident falaliiies in Iowa Monday sent Ihe slales 1952 dealh loll for that type of accident to such figure since 1949 Thevictims were Lyle Miller 14 of Fayetlc Ted Coullas 16 of Ml Vernonand Lawrence Gollz 49 of Marquettc All three died Mon day of wounds suffered in separate gun accidents while out hunting In all of 1951 there were eight hunting accident fatalities in Iowa and in 1950 there were only three The record for this type of acci dental death was set in 1940 when 22 such fatalities occurred All About rAII AOOUt The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness through Wednesday Low Tuesday night 16 Fair lo partly cloudy Tues day nighl Wednesday partly cloudy Minnesota Mostly cloudyTuesday night and Wednesday GIobeGazetle weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 29 Minimum 13 At 8 am 14 in the red Republican leaders of the incom ing 83rd Congress already have an nounced their intention of cutting next years spending figure to something like which would bring a balanced bud gel within sight The incoming Eisenhower admin istration may submit specific rec ommendations to Congress for trimming government expenditures proposed in the Truman budget Presidentelect Eisenhowers bud get scout Joseph M Dodge has been watching the budgetmaking process firsthand for almost seven1 weeks but he has given no hint of the new administrations about the lolal i Mr Truman told a recent news conference lhat this budget his eighth is fair honest and as light as possible Thai this one has been lightened n Ihc making is indicaled by Ihe drop in the estimaled lolal spend ing figvtre Earliest eslimates put government spending in fiscal 1954 at That figure was downward lo aecause of a slowdown in defense spending NEW YORK Robert A Taft arrived Tuesday for Ins 1 jrst facetoface meeting with Presidentelect Eisen hower since he criticized an Eisenhower cabinet appointment as incredible The Ohio Republican who is slated to be the Senate majority leader in th 83rd Congress strode hit Eisenhower headquarters in Ih Commodore Hotel 40 minute the time set for his lunc eon conference Other Leaders Taft and four other Republica Senate leaders were meeting wit the Presidentelect in the secon of a series of cooperation con ferences Eisenhower had schec uled with the congressional hig command Prior to the luncheon Eisen hower conferred with FBI Directo J Edgar Hoover He also had talk with Bertha Adkins directo of the womens division of Ihe Re publican National Committee wh said the Presidentelect has fur ther appointments of women i mind for federal jobs There was no immediate indica lion of what subjects Hoover cov ered in his meeting with Eisen hower which had not been schet uled in advance Earlier another Ohioan Rep Frances T Bolton called on Eisci hower and lold reporters aftenvar that it was unforlunate that Taf had referred to the appointment o Martin Durkin as secretary of la bor as incredible Unfortunate I thought Tafts Criticism wa unfortunate and not up to th standard of his own ability am greatness although Ithink theri was something on his side sh said There are always two side to everything Mrs Bolton predicted Taft wouli work with Durkia very heartily and earnestly because what Taf cares about is the United States he cares about that very deeply Just as the campaign breakfas Eisenhower their bitte Reds Planning Radio Offensive BONN Germany Rus sians are planning a gigantic ra dio offensive against the West in designed to black out sta still piercing Ihe Iron Cur Allied officials here have report ed this to their government after studying intelligence reports on radio developments in Sovietoccu pied East Germany meeting of Taft and their first following struggle for the Republican nom ination produced a harmony slale menl so Tuesdays luncheon meet ng of the Presidentelect wilh Taf and four other Senate leaders was expected to bring forth tion of SenateWhite House accord Other Guests The luncheon guests besides Tafi were these Republican senators Styles Bridges of New Hamp shire prospective Senate presided jro tern Eugene D Millikin o Colorado prospective chairman o the Republican conference Lever ett Sallonstali of Massachusetts slated to be chairman of the Armed Services Committee and Milton R Young of North Dakota member of the Republican Senate Policy Committee The meeting is the second in series with Congressional leaders announced by Eisenhower to dis cuss cooperation and go over issues relating to foreign and do mestic The first was held on Dec 18 1953 Its dons ain Leaders of AFL Will Confer NEW YORK President George Meany says he and CIO President Walter Reuther have arranged to meet in Washington to discuss proposals to merge the two labor unions Meany appearing Monday on television said the negotiations will start after the New Year holiday and are sure to be longwinded Kaufman Dropped From TV Show After Remark NEW YORK tfJPlaywright George S Kaufman has been dropped from the CBS television program Is Show Business because this program on which one sings Silent Night He the remark on the Dec Jl show Kaufmans departure from the program was disclosed Monday It was said that several hundred letters and phone calls had received by me network and the shows sponsor American To bacco Co saying remark antireligious and in question able taste Some letters it was reported threatened a boycott of the sponsors products if Kaufman remained on the show This was not wittingly an intireligfous remark Kaufman said I was merely speaking out against me use and overuse of this Christmas carol in connection with the of commercial products Says Foreign Agents Were at Air Base WASHINGTON WiCol Paul W Tibbets pilot of the plane which dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan said Tuesday foreign agents penetrated Ihe secret B29 base in Utah where the first Abomb crew was trained Tibbetts said agents of Iwo for eign countries were arrested with in the closely guarded airbase at Wendover Utah at a lime when only a handful of scientists and high military men knew about the bomb No Names He did not name the countries nor say whether the agents had lad an opportunity lo learn any secrels He said he did not know what became of the agents There was nb immediate com ment from the Pentagon Tibbets made the statement while chatling informally early to day with Air Force officials and others following a showing f a heW motion picture basedin arge part on his experiences Among those in the small group vith which he talked was secre ary of the Air Force Finlctter vho showed signs of incredulity asked how it could have cen possible for spies lo get inlo me of the most carefully guarded ipots in the United Slates Busy Stop Tibbets replied Wendover was a msy bus and rail stop and Ihe ase ilself was built on a fenced off desert area on the Nevada Utah border a locality difficult to creen completely even with highly trained military police on hand The new movie Above And Be oiid was shown to an invited udience at the small theater in the Sierra Nevada Mountains creating wintry scenes galore such as above1 falling When this picture was made and the forecast is for more heavy snows Snow was he headquarters of the Motion Pic ure Association of America The ilm was based on Tibbels difficul les as commander of Ihc 509th omposite Group set up specially o develop the B29 and its crews s an Abomb carrier and lo slage iie atomic bombings just before he end of the war with Japan in 945 Consider Tax Boost in Iowa Must Find More Funds DES MOINES 1953 Iowa Lcgislalurc nuisl find new money sources if il wants to spend more in the next two years the Legislative Interim Committee said Tuesday The 10m ember committee Des Moines Man Shoots Self in Mason City Hotel E Roy Martin 49 Dus Moines salesman for the HerringWissler o was found dead in the balh ub his room al a Mason City otel Tuesday Dr R E Smiley CerroGordo ounly coroner said Marlin was ound wilh a sholgun belween his nees and had apparently fired into his moulh The coroner said larlin had been dead 12 to 18 ours when he was found at mTuesday He checked into the otel Monday morning Employes at theHerringWissler o DCS Moines aulo parts firm hich acquired a Mason City out et a few weeks ago called the otel when Martin failed to re iort for work Martins car was utside the hotel and the engineer ound the body when he opened he door which had been locked om the inside Martins wife itoines lives in Des SAME Black neint raffle iealh btirs headed by Sen Jay C Colburn Harlan said in a report to Ihe ful Icgislalure lhat the slate govern ment appears to be spending be yond its means The legislature will tackle th problem when it convenes Jan 12 Iowas appropriable income for the Iwo year period ended las June 30 was Ihe com millee said while spending for lh Uvoyear period ending next Jun 30 will total Further there is a general de crease in revenue the committee said Farm product prices have Any income boost should come from new or increased taxes the committee said Itopposed dip ping into the surplus Gov William S Beardsley has declared he is unallerably op posed lo any lax increase The national Republican landslide Nov 4 the GOP governor said was a mandate to hold the line But 54 stale departmentsasked in budget hearings for a total in crease of a year in the next biennium over the curren twoyear period There also was pressure for more money for slate aid to schools highways and new buildings The Interim Committee said it was disturbed because slale printing costs have more than doubled in eight years to a year Many thousands of dol lars could be saved by following the law more closely and making some code changes it said The committee proposed the legislature think about raising tu ition rales at board of education in stitutions that need more money It also struck at Iowa State Col legc for dipping into operating funds lo complete construction of new buildings At committee hear ing Rep Dewcy Goodc RBloom field accused the college of vio lating the law by using operating funds for buildings The committee praised the work of an efficiency firm Griffenhagen and Associates of Chicago in sur veying the tax commission conser vation commission public instruc tion department liquor commission and gas tax refund division LeROY R STAHLBERG RONALD EBAUGH County Jail Break Foiled Deputy Sheriff Is Slugged An attempted break from the Cerro Gordo County Jail about 9 Monday resulted in the hospitalization of Dep uty Sheriff Bil McGiII McGill was slugged twice on the head by Ronald E Baugh who had planned to escape with O M nnvtsti I another prisoner LeRoy R Stahlberg McGiJl who joined the sheriffs office in November afler a lour of duty wilh Ihc Ar mys Military Police had locked one of the two cell blocks on the second floor of Ihe jail and hac lurncd lo goIhrough a doorway lo secure Ihe olher cell block when the two prisoners jumped him Anolher deputy Duane Mayficld tialled the attempted escape when the two men turned and started down the stairs lo Ihe firsl floor Eight Stitches McGill was laken lo Park Hos ilal where eight slitchcs were aken for one gash and six stilchcs were required lo close an lher cut Both cuts were across he back of his head He was re eased from Ihe hospital Tuesday morning Baugh who is serving a oneyear erm for forgery admitted lo Shcr ff Cal Dwan lhat he slugged Mc Jill twice with a homemade black ack Dwan said the weapon was i heavy salt shaker inside a mans locking Baugh a husky 24yearold who alls Mason Cily his home was re urned to Mason City from Mon ana in September after he had brged a check of a farmer north 3f Mason City lo whom Baugh had teen paroled Baugh had served ime in the Iowa Mens Reforma ory at Anamosa Stahlberg 20 who said he lived in Minneapolis is awaiting trial on a stolen car charge He was ar rested by aulhorilies at Osceola Nov 19 He has served time in the Minnesola Mens Reformatory at St Cloud Heard a Scuffle Mayficld told Dwan that he was wailing for McGill to secure Ihe cell blocks when he heard n scuf fle and looked up lo see Ihe Iwo prisoners slarting down Ihe stairs Mayfield pulled a gun lo disarm Ihe attempted escapees and re turn them to their cell Dwan said the practice of having two men lock up Ihe prisonersat night halted the jail break and prevented injuries of a more ser ious nature to McGill The second floor cell blocks are separated by a brick wall and depulies must go Ihrough Iwo doors lo secure each celt block Five other prisoners were in the cell Dlock with Baugh and Slahlbcrg of the other prisoners was nvolveci in the attempted escape Dwan said that he will file charges two men later Tuesday when he confers with County Attorney James R Brown McGill lives in Clear Lake WRONG TRIP DETROIT UP James H Smith 25 was slopped for speed ing and lold police he was in a hur ry to com mil a burglary Report Held Up Because of Elections Says McGranery Favors Probe WASHINGTON Justice De parlment official said Tuesday that a number of Americans known to have been heavily involved in spying and other Communist activ ity in the past are slill employed by the United Nations Roy M Cohn special assistant to Ally Gen McGranery also tes tified the Slate Department gave a clean bill of heallh lo some very bad subversives on Ihe UN slaff Cohn testifying before a House Judiciary Subcommillee said the continued presence of David Wein traub as director of economic sta bilization and development for the UN is absolutely disgraceful Powerful Position Cohn said Weintraub holds a large and powerful position mold ing world opinion although he has admitted hiring not one but three four five or more persons who have turned out to be thoroughly disloyal The House subcommittee is look ing into reports lhat the Slale and Justice departments hampered a New York federal grand jurys in vestigation of suspected American Communists employed by the UN Cohn described McGranery as a stout backer of the inquiry He said his boss lold him thesiluationat the UN was shocking and dis graceful But Cohn said lesser officials oE the Juslice Department tried to de lay Ihe invcsligalion and Ihe Stale Department can only be blasted on the evidence de mands it Report Held Up Cohn said Ihe jurys report was held up lasl fall over his objec tions partly because of fear in Washington it might be used as polilical foolball He said Ihc de cision was laken at a conference presided over by McGranery Cohn assisted the grand jury in ils inquiry The jury reported ear lier Ihis month that there had been a deep infillration by U S Communists on the UN slaff Cohn said Ihe Slate Department gave a green lighl lo some Americans employed by Ihe UN allhough the department had in its files at the lime evidence lhal Ihc prospective UN workers had Com munist records He teslified the grand jury went nlo Ihis angle afler a Slate De partment press release claimed hat the department had warned he UN of the subversives but the UN had done nothing about it Cohn appealed urgently thai ac ion be laken on Ihe grand jurys requesl lhal a new jury dig deeper nlo Ihc queslion of American com munisls on Ihc UN staff Im considerably upset over every day lost Cohn told the subT committee The field of special zed UN agencies has hardly been cratched Even wilh my know edge I recognize a number of people heavily involved in Com nunism and former espionage ac lion Named fay Chambers As for Weintraub Cohn said Ihe UN official has admitted knoV ing a majority the members of three Soviet spy rings as named by Elizabeth Bentlcy and Whitaker Chambers both former Commu nisls who have teslified on Com munisl espionage aclivity Cohn also said Weintraub was responsible for the UN hiring Owen Lallimore to do some work in Asia Lattimore an occasional Slale Department consultant re cently was indicted by a grand jury here on charges of lying when lie denied he had ever promoted Communist causes Latlimore has denied any Communist leanings in repeated appearances before in vestigating congressional commit tees i The UN has been far too slow in its dismissals Cohn said The only time they will take effective action is when public attention is called to their lack of he asserted
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