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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited or the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIW SPARER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Piess Full Lease Wires Seven Ccnls a MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 7 1953 HOME EDITION Tills Taper Consists of Two Ono 74 HBomb W Paper Will Fight Charge of Monopoly Kansas City Star Receives Indictment KANSAS CITY Mo A Roberts of the Kansas City Slai said Wednesday his companys newspapers had nothing to hide and would meet governmenl monopoly charges headon In a 2000word statement pub lished in the Kansas City Times the Stars morning edition Roberts charged the government seeks lo destroy the basic struclvire upon which the Stars circulation has been maintained for more than half a century Federal Grand Jury A federal grand jury Tuesday indicated the Star Roberts and Emii A Sees a company execu tive in an antitrust action charg ing monopolization of news and advertising in the Kansas City area Attorney General James P Mc Granery announced the indictment in Washington He said a civil anti trust suit also was being filed to make the Star stop alleged mono poly practices In addition McGranery said the suit would ask revocation of the companys radio and television sta and WDAFTV Roberts who heads the Kansas City Star Company as president and Sees treasurer and advertis ing director of Ihe newspapers will be arraigned Friday x Roberts said the Star would look with complete confidence to courts and the jury for vindication of the charges brought by the gov ernment Our business practices cover ing nearly threequarters of a cen tury have been an open book still arc and conform to the law and good moralsV he said Questions 275 The grand jury which had ques tioned 275 witnesses said in its twocount indictment thai Ihe de fendants altemptcd to and now are monopolizing the dissemination of news and advertising in the Kan sas City area and required their more than 300000 subscribers to pay for delivery of the Times Star and Sunday Star in forced combi nation About The Weather fowa Mostly cloudy I h r o u g h Thursday Nolc quite so cold Wednesday night Mason City Cloudy and coid through Thursday Light snow Wednesday evening ending Wednesday night Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness Wednesday night and Thurs day GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipilalion DISPLAYS TRUMAN Joseph McCartliy of Wisconsin displays a 1948 letter from President Tru man to Henry W Grunewald thanking him for generous support in that election year Grunewald is a mysterious Washington figure who has been indicted for contempt of Congress Remarks on Dont See Congress Invitation to Churchill WASHINGTON Churchills remarks about the Korean War seemed likely Wednesday to block a move to invite him to address Congress Sen Bridges act ing president of the Senate told reporters he will discuss ji ii i TIM with other Republican lead rs a proposal made Tuesday jy Sen Smalhers DFla that the British prime minister be asked to alk to a joint SenateHouse ses sion on his forthcoming visit lo Washington Pay Tribute But Bridges added Americans are always glad lo see and pay tribute to a great lead er of another nation but many disturbed about the prime minis ters statements about the Korean ur Churchill told a news conference on his arrival in New York for conversations with Presidentelect Eisenhower that there could be ivorse Ihings lhan a slalemate in Korea and that Britain was igainst any indefinite extension of the conflict there Sen Watkins RUtah voiced the ividenl opinion o a number of his colleagues when he observed to a cporter that Churchill seemed to YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 11 8 inch 17 jbc speaking out of turn American Troops TtTs easy for Mr Churchill to say thai a stalemate in Korea is not so bad so long as we Ameri cans arc the ones who arc provid ing the troops to maintain thai slalemate Watkins said Maybe he would be willing for the war in Korea to go onfor years but I dontbelieveIhe ma jority of Americans want any such thing lo happen SAME White flat means nn rafflo deaths In past 21 hours BULLETIN WASHINGTON Truman was reported authorita tively Wednesday to be consid ering anorder setting aside the offshore oil lands as a naval petroleum reserve Shoot Down MIG Ships Shell Reds SEOUL Sabre jets flying a shield Cor fighterbombers striking at the twisted North Ko rean rail system shot clown one Communist MIG15 and damaged two others Wednesday Ihe Fifth Air Force reported The Sabres and Red jet fighters tangled in two running dogfights just south of the Yalu River boun dary between North Korea and Manchura Eighl Sabres and 10 MIGs were involved The fighlcrbombcrs ranged widely over northwest Korea Pi lots reported cutting rail lines in 56 places The Navy announced in Tokyo that Ihe US battleship Missouri relumed lo Ihe Yellow Sea Tues day and joined Brilish warships in blasling Communist largcls alohg Ihe Korean West Coast Elizabeth Taylor Has Baby Son SANTA MONICA Calif Actress Elizabeth Taylor who said she wants to have as many chil dren as possible gave birth to a sevenpound Ihreeounce son lale Tuesday night II was her first child The operation was performed by Dr M E Aabcrg who said both mother and child were doing fine Ike Aides Examine Budget WASHINGTON offi cials of Ihe incoming Eisenhower adminislralion put President Tru mans budget under the magnify ing glass Wednesday to see where it can be cut or otherwise revised Although Mr Trumans budget for the 1954 fiscal year will not be officially presented to Congress until Friday copies have already been made available to Joseph M Dodge who will be Presidentelect Eisenhowers budget director Dodge said he would go over the kudget item by item with mem bers of the incoming cabinet al a scries of conferences beginning Wednesday The purpose of the con ferences is lo decide what changes Eisenhower should recommend to Congress after he takes office Jan 20 Informed sources have said Mr Trumans spending proposals for the 12 months beginning next July 1 will total about with federal revenue estimated at about Dodge said it is Eisenhowers unqualified delcrminalion lo bal ance Ihe budget as soon as possi ble but he declined to predict whelher that can be done this year or to estimate how deeply the Tru man budget may be pared by the incoming administration The Detroit banker emphasized however that the 1954 budget has been completely developed and prepared by the outgoing admini stration without any aid or ad vice from the Eisenhower team The new administrations sugges tions for changes will be submitted to Congress piecebypiece as rapidly as possible he said He indicated the first recom mendations will be dispatched ear ly in April Would Be Ruin for Soviets HST Reviews His Administration WASHINGTON Truman solemnly warned Russiar Premier losef Stalin Wedncsda that the United States lias dcvcl oped a hydrogen superbomb thai would mean ruin for your regime and your homeland in case o World War III In his farewell state of the union message to Congress Mr Truman said the recent Hbomb tests al Eniwetok ushered in a new era of destructive power and man is now capable oC creating explo sions of a new order of magnitude dwarfing the mushroom clouds ol Hiroshima and Nagasaki Something to Say There is something I would say to Stalin Mr Truman said You claim belief in Lenins prophecy that one stage in the development of Communist society would be war between your world and ours But war has changed its shape and its dimension It cannot now be a stage in the development Another Story Page 2 of anything save ruin for your re gime and your homeland He predicted even more terrible atomic weapons than with unforeseeable peaks of de structive power In any future world war Mr Truman said the very structure of this civilization would be de stroyed Mr Truman devoted the major part of his 11000word message to a review of what he termed the very great accomplishments of his administration and a defense of its policies both domestic and for eign He made no legislative rccom medations explaining that he did not wish to infringe upon the responsibility of his successor Dwight D Eisenhower to chart the forward course of the nation Mr Truman sent his farewell nessage to be read by clerks in a Republican House and Senate in stead of delivering it in bc ore a joint session as he has done in past years Meaning Clear While he never referred in so nany words to a hydrogen bomb ic made his meaning clear when he said that the recent thermo nuclear tests atEniwetok marked he beginning of another stage in the worldshaking development of atomic energy He renewed his plea for effective international control of atomic energy and said both Russia and America must remember that nei ther side can win more than a temporary advantage in the atomic arms race But he was frankly pessimistic over the prospects of Stalin and the Kremlin recognizing in the near future that neither Russia nor any other nation could win an all out war in the new Hbombera We cannot measure how deep rooted are the Kremlins illusions ibout us Mr Truman said We can be sure however that the rulers of the Communist world will not change their basic objectives lightly or soon This means there is ahead of us a long hard test of strength and stamina between the free world and the Communist domain Mr Truman said Eisenhower on Ian 20 will lake up the greatest burdens the most compelling rc ponsibilities ever to fall upon a man Wishes Ike Well And I he said with you and all Americans wish for him all possible success in undertaking the tasks that so soon will be his Mr Truman conceded that there can and should be changes and mprovemcnts in our programs under the new Republican adminis tration But he added to desert the spirit of our basic policies would surely start the free worlds slide toward the darkness that the Communists have prophesied Mr Truman said his administra tions basic foreigft policy had the win goals of military security and human progress in the free world And at the most he said we may already have succeeded in establishing conditions which can keep that kind of war from happen ing for as far ahead as man can see PRESIDENT TRUMAN Troop Plane Is Missing SEATTLE plane carrying 37 soldiers who arrived only Tues day from service in Korea and Japan was reported missing Wed nesday over South Idaho Ft Lawton authorities said it was one of several chartered planes that left here during the night to speed rotated soldiers to ward their homes The planes destination was Ft Jackson SC The C4G carried a crew of four Since homebound rotation troops are taken by train or plane to a military base nearest their homes the Ft Jackson destination indi cated most of those aboard prob ably were from the South The transports route lay over rugged and isolated mountains of Southeastern Idaho and Western Wyoming However the Weather Bureau here reported flying con ditions were not severe The CAA in Boise said the C46 had enough fuel to remain in the air until am In Cheyenne George Nelson Wyoming aeronautics director said an aerial search has been stalled He said the plane was flying on in struments Thats awful nigged country the CAA control tower spokesman said when asked if the plane might have made an emergency land ing The troops were flown from the Navy transport Marinc Adder which arrived in Seattle Tuesday If the plane crashed after its last radio report over Malad City Idaho at am it would be the first disaster for a plane car rying rotation troops homeward after their arrival here by ship from the Far East It would be however the nth crash of a or military chartered plane in the Northwest States Alaska or Korea since a tragic chain started last Nov 7 wilh an Alaska crash of a C119 Love Rival Laughed Duffy Killed Him Hearing of Case Hearing Conclusion CEDAR RAPIDS C Duffy 21 Wednesday returned to the witness stand under crosscx simination to relate further the sud den reversal of his marriage plans and the shotgun slaying of his ri val The hearing by District Judge Charles Penningroth on acceptance of Duffys Seconddegree murder plea and determination of sentence appeared to be ncaring its end Just before the hearing was re cessed Tuesday afternoon the youth testified that he had no in tention of killing James Hackman 18 with whose death he is charged Planned Suicide Pie had planned to commit sui cide he said but Hackman whom he happened to meet laughed a him and taunted him before he fired five blasts at him and his parked car Duffy told how Shirley Jean Ar nold 18 had dated both Duffy and Hackman and had been engaged to both of them on two occasionsHe said she had planned to marry him ast Oct H but returned his ring Oct 9 the date of the slaying made plans to marry Hack man instead That night Duffy said he put an automatic 12 gauge shotgun in Doctor Testifies CEDAR RAPIDS State University of Iowa psychologist Dr Wilbur Miller testified Wed nesday that 21yearold George C Duffy who has admitted kill ing his rival in a love triangle is the kind of a boy who is not likely to do the same thing again under the same circum stances his car and planned to drive out side of town and shoot himself for a drive first hoping to see Shirley just once more Duffy testified that he drove around town to various places he hought Shirley might be He said he drove to the home of Mr and Mrs Clifford Doc the sister and brotherinlaw of Shirley where he saw Hackmans car parked and igured Miss Arnold was with Hack man Comes Out of House o said he saw Ifackman come out of the house and get into his car Duffy said he drove along side Hackmans car and spoke to 200 Families Shiver STOUGHTON Wis than 200 families left without gasboat by a pipelineexplosion Wednesday resorted to kerosene burners small electric heaters bundling and visiting with the neigh bors to combat subzero weather The explosion Tuesday at nearby Edgcrlon Wis shot flames 75 feet into the air and cut off natural gas to some 20000 homes in Madison the state capitol and about 200 houses here Service was restored in Madison within afew hours bvit this town of 6000 shivered through 7below temperatures through the night Many Stoughlon families found refuge with neighbors who made pallets on the floor and doubled up to share their oil and coal heated homes American UN Official Branded as Red Resigns UNITED NATIONS N Weintraub whose employment at the United Nations wasdescribed as an af front to the American people went into retirement Wed nesday protesting accusations of subversive activity levellec against him in federal tigations Weintraub a central figure in Senale Securily subcommittee and federal grand jury investiga lions into alleged subversion a asked him where Shirley was ind he wouldnt say Duffy said He never answered Then he be an laughing at me and said Mow ets see you try lo lake her away rom me Duffy said he became infuriated Hackmans remark and lost con rol of himself He said the next hing he remembers I was silling wilh the gun in my hands and there were bullet holes in his Four Men Die in Gas Blast SHERIDAN Tex WVA fiery1 explosion turned a giant synthetic jas plant into a roaring inferno Wednesday killing four men and njuring three Two smaller explosions followed the first blast and the threat of more from the volatile products of the Shell recycling anc propane and ominously over fire fighters Flames engulfed the five million dollar plant the quit his job Tuesday lo spare the UN embar rassment and al the same lime keep myself free to take such le gal steps as I might find neces sary to protect myself against the continuing attacks and harass ment A House Judiciary subcommit ce was told last Tuesday there lad been 43 derogatory Federal iurcau of Invcstigalion rcporls on VeiiUratib between Jan 31 1945 ind Nov 12 1952 Hoy M Conn special assistant to Attorney General James P Mc told the commillcc Wein raubs conlinued employment at he UN was an affronl to the American people and called him he most flagrant example of a UN official with alleged subver sive or Communist connections Cohn said Weintraub admitted o the grand jury he was respon sible for hiring four or five per sons accused of Communist asso ciations Say 12 Named in Brinks Job BOSTON FBI was re ported Wednesday lo have named 12 participanls in Ihe Brinks robbery The FBI refused lo confirm 01 Icny the reports but it was under stood the grand jury invcsligaling he nations largest cash holdup tact been shown photographs of the suspects and given complete rc porls of Lheir activities since the Jan 17 1950 According to reports the 12 men named included seven gunmen who staged the actual robbery in Brinks north end counting house a lookout who waited outside a man stationed in a nearby garage vith a getaway car and three masterminds who were busy es ablishing alibis Only one man ever has been named as a participant He is Joseph J Specs OKcefc 4 Boston hoodlum whom the FBI named in an affidavit EMPLOYMENT PEAK WASHINGTON UP Factory employment hit a postwar high peak of 16500000 in Novcmber Jenner Will Order Probe on Grunewald WASHINGTON Iffl Jenner RInd said Wednesday he will order an investigation of gifts by lonry W Grunewald to the 1950 ampaign fund of Sen Mbnroney But he said he doubts he will look into any Grunewald contribution to President Trumart Sen McCarthy RWis set off he move to investigate Monroney Tuesday just as the Senate Elec ions Subcommittee was sending to the Justice Department and two other federal agencies data it gathered on McCarthy andhis po litical enemy former Sen William Bcnlon McCarthy made public photo graphic copies oMetters from Mon roney t h a n k i n g Grurievvald for y o u r valued and from Trumun thanking the Wash ington mystery man for his gener osity in he 1948 election cam paign He refused to say how he got them Grunewald popularly known as the Dutchman twice in recent years has defied questioning by congressional g r o u p s He now is awaiting trial on 31 charges of contempt Congress growing out of refusal to answer cmestions put o him in a House tax probe Snow Cold Is New Forecast DES MOINES Janu ry weather punctuated by blasts f cold air and alternate periods f snow settled over Iowa Wednes lay and is due to hang on the rest if the week During early morning the mer cury dropped to 17 below at Et kader duplicating Tuesdays low nark al Decorah to give the stale Is coldest readings of the season A new disturbance approaching rom the Southwest is expected lo ring more snow Wednesday aft ernoon PRAIRIE POET HONORED IN Sandburgthe prairie Y   

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