Mason City Globe Gazette, January 9, 1953

Mason City Globe Gazette

January 09, 1953

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press ami United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 1933 This Paper Consists ot Two NO n t President Submits Budget Asks High Tax Rate BY DAYTON MOORE United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Truman sent Congress Friday a proposed spending budget of 600000000 for fiscal 1954 and said the Republicans ought to continue present high even raise them He said the whole total is essen tial for the safety and wellbeing of the nation in this time of arming against the Soviet threat Threefourths of it he assigned to national military atomic weapons aid to Europe and related programs Would Be Biggest It the Republican Congress adopt ed the whole unlikely spending in fiscal 1954 beginning July 1 this year would be the biggest except during World War II Presidentelect Eisenhower and such GOP leaders as Sen Robert A Taft have set a general goal of cutting it to 570000000000 The Eisenhower version of the budget will be submitted piecemeal later beginning in April Mr Truman said the govern ment would go in the red by under his budget if Congress lets a corpo rate and individual tax cut go into effect as scheduled He said Con gress shouldnt let this happen He went further to say that prudence and wisdom dictated that the budget be balanced and rearmament be financed payas wego This would mean still higher taxes under his spending program Raising Taxes At a seminar with reporters Mr Truman made it doubly plain that he favors raising to balance the budget And he expressed doubt that Republicans could cut it much without weakening military or for eign aid programs He called it a very tight budget The President said that if Con gress permits the scheduled tax cuts to go through it should enact substitute taxes AP Wirephoto TRUMAN EXPLAINS BUDGET Truman explains a chart that shows where the government spending dollar comes from and where it goes The budget amounting to billion is for the fiscal year beginningJuly 1 At Least 10 Bombs Planes Attack Own Troops i t Censorship Hides Details WESTERN FRONT Korea UP least two unidentified jet planes presumably American bombed an American artilleiy bat tery nine miles behind the front Thursday killing or wounding an undisclosed number of American soldiers v Under Orders Army officers on the scene said they were under orders not to re veal the full casualty figures Esti mates on the number of bombs dropped varied from 10 to 15 A colonel who investigated said at least 10 bombs were dropped Wrecker trucks and bulldozers moved in to repair the damage Friday Several blasted trucks still stood on the scene Others had been taken away There were at least six craters in the middle ot the company area Overlapping of some made it dif ficult to tell just how many bombs had been dropped A captain in the headquarters company said the unit was moving to a new location Bad Memories Were not moving because afraid of another attack he said Its just that this place has some bad memories He said there had been generals all over the place since the bomb ing An Air Force colonel on the scene refused to speculate as to it would be possible for American planes in broad dayiighl to mistake the American tents and moving vehicles for a Communist target WASHINGTON UP Prime Minister Winston Churchill was reported pleased with his Dreinaugural talks with President elect Eisenhower Friday as he leaded for a twoweek vacation in Jamaica The famous statesman arranged to use President Trumans per Report Churchill Pleased by Conferences With Ike sonal plane for the 1350mile trip o Ihe estate of his millionaire friend Sir Harold Mitchell He remained silent on his quick round of talks with Eisenhower in New York and with Mr Tru man Congressional leaders and government officials here Wednes day But he was said to be so satis fied with his meetings with Eisen John Eisenhower Enroute to 4U 5 TOKYO W Maj John Eisen hower fresh from the Korean Front left Friday night enroute to Washington for his fathers in auguration as President of the United States Im sure looking forward to this trip and to fathers inauguration he said as he boarded a PanAmer ican plane chartered by the Mili tary Air Transport Service And I sure want to see my wife and children DEATH sixfoot In dian cobra and a tiny mongoose square off their battle to the death in India The fight didnt last long In split un guarded second the mongoose rushed from the doorway and de livered a fatal spinal bite on its traditional rival lower that he may not return to he United Slates for more forma onfercnces this spring or sum ner barring a world emergency This would indicate Churchill nd Eisenhower covered the high pots of such world problems as he tKorean war and its future ourse Iran and the Middle East Vestern Europe Britains touch andgo economics atomic energy and chances of a meeting with oviet Premier Josef Stalin Regardless of any undcrsland ngs reached Churchill scored omething of a diplomatic coup in getting Eisenhowers ear first Diplomats pointed out for exam ple that Churchill was here a I he same time France was writh ng in one of its frequent postwar political crises In Washington Wednesday the 77yearold prime minister made a social call on Mr Truman at the White House and then toasted his health at a British Embassy stag dinner The mellow tone of the White Touse meeting was set by Mr Truman who asked his visitor Wouldnt you like to he in the ilm and bulb business Unless world conditions worsen Mr Truman said military spend hg hit a peak in fiscal 1954 ile predicted a drop of 000 a year but not for at least wo or three years Mr Truman said wage price i ml rent controls should be con inued at least until June 1954 vhen the defense peak will be reached President Trumans fiscal 1953 and 1054 budgets stacked up this way in billions of dollars ESTIMATED PROPOSED 1953 1954 Expenditures Receipts Deficit 59 5 99 Budget Sidelights NEW YORK Coudert RNY said Presidentelect Eisen hower Friday reaffirmed that he is very much in favor of balanced budgets and against deficit spend ing Coudert made the statement to after conferring with Eis enhower Couderl said lie and Eisenhower exchanged views on various fiscal proposals but the congressman stressed that Eisenhower had mainly only listened and had made no commitments ASKS FLOOD CONTROL MONEY WASHINGTON increased flow of funds for flood control and reclamation work in the Missouri River Basin for the year starting July 1 was asked by President Truman Friday in his last budget message to Congress There is nothing to indicate at this time whether Presidentelect Eisenhower will make counter rec ommendations after his inaugura tion Jan 20 TRUMAN DEFENDS MONEY PROGRAM President Truman defended the spending and borrowing program of his sevenyear administration as a good record though it should have been better In round figures Truman inher ited in April 1945 a wartime na tional debt ot 234 billion dollars and saw it soar to 279 billions Fri day it stands at about 267 billions WAY BUDGET WOULD BE SPLIT This is the way the govern ments outgo dollar would be split up under the budget for fiscal 1954 which President Truman sub mitted to Congress Friday For military services 59 cents for foreign aid and foreign rela tions 10 cents for services and benefits to veterans 6 cents for interest on the national debt 8 cents for all other governmenl costs 17 cents WHERE DOLLAR WOULD COME FROM This is where the governments income dollar would come from in fiscal 1954 by the estimates con tained in ther budget Presidenl Truman sent to Congress Friday Income taxes on individuals 41 cents taxes on corporations 29 cents borrowing 13 cents excise Laxes 12 cents customs and a miscellany of other tax sources 1 cents MOST OF BUDGET HAS WAR TIEUP All but 13 per cent of Presiden Trumans proposed budget for th fiscal year starting July 1 is tied up somehow with war 1 For national security the The 1954 budget included these major expenditures Military 300000000 foreign aid 000 atomic energy mainly weap ons veterans 000000 interest oil national debt social security 600000000 National security eign aid atomic and related up to 73 per cent of the budget The budget broke down by major items as follows MILITARY Total expenditures 000 Army Navy Air Force 000000 with remainder for overall defense functions stockpiling of strategic materials and related activities A total of was ear marked to buy planes and 000000 to build ships including a third super aircraft carrier to cost FOREIGN AID The budget did not break down the o s t i in a t c d expenditure of for foreign aid as to military and economic New an thorization legislation as well as a new appropriation of would be required to extend for eign aid for another year on such a scale ATOMIC ENERGY Mr Truman recommended thai atomic energy spending bestepped up 6 an increase of over this year to provide for increases in our re serve of atomic weapons and for the development and testing of improved weapons Ho also rec ommended an increase in funds for development of atomic power for naval ships and production of electrical power on land VETERANS The estimated ex penditure for veterans programs was about the same as this year Mr Truman said the trend will be upward in subsequent years SOCIAL SECURITY Estimated expenditures of in this field showed a drop of for this year mainly because of an expected decline in hospital construction NATURAL RESOURCES Mr Truman recornmendetl eight new projects and five additions to existing ones to cost He said the nation should no longer defer sonic of the flood control irrigation and hydroelec tric projects postponed since the outbreak of World War II AGRICULTURE Truman said the new administra tion should be able to cut farm spending by 33 Are Rescued From Broken Ship Passengers Saved From 2nd Vessel TOKYO sea men and officers were rescued and eight were missing and presumed Irownecl after theSwedish tanker was broken into three parts by heavy seas in the North Philip pine Sea reports from the scene aid Friday night The captain and most of his of icers were among the missing Messages received at the Kushi noto patrol and rescue station near Osaka Japan from a British rcighler patrol and other ships at he scene said four seamen were among those presumably drowned vhcn the center section of the ship broke apart from the bow after raging seas had torn the vessel in two 21 Men Saved A radioed message said 21 men were picked up from a lifeboat by the Japanese ship Kanatsu Man and 11 others men on the stillfloating stern half of the vessel were taken aboard by another ship in the area The Kanatsu Maru was cnroutc rom the Philippines to Nagoya Tapan DURBAN South Africa Passengers and crewmen of the Jlfaled Dutch ship Klipfontein were being taken to the Portu guese East African port of Bcira Friday by the British rescue liner Bloemfontein Castle Strikes Rock The 10555 ton Dutch liner struck a rock off the Mozambique Coast Thursday and sank quickly Every one aboard escaped but they were unable to save any belongings ex cept the clothes they were wear ing NORFOLK Va Brit ish freighter SS Wave Command er ran aground near Cape Henry Va early Friday the Coast Guarc here reported The Tahoma Guard Ship at Chesapeake Bay entrance radioec at am that the freighter was aground miles northeast of Cape Henry the Coast Guard said armed forces atomic energy and so that is 7 per cent 2 Veterans services and interest on the national and respectively a total of 14 per cent 3 All other costs of government or 13 per cent Jury Declares Policemans Death Result of Accident Army Now Has Official Song NEW YORK Armys Always There will be the Armys official song if it survives a three month trial period The Army Song Board an nounccd the selection Thursda from 700 entries submitted in a contest started last summer Composer Sam H Stepl 55 whc wrote the marching tune is ih author of such hits as Thats Mj Weakness Now Dont Sit Uncle the Apple Tree and Pleas Dont Talk About Me When Im Gone DES MOINES Polk county coroners jury late Thursday night returned a verdict of accidental death in the case of Policeman Kenneth Lutz The jurors and Dr Walter D Anderson county coroner would not reveal any testimony which led to the verdict witnesses testified in the secret inquest which was in session for 15 hours Wednesday and early Thursday for three hours Thursday evening At the request of the jury Mrs Patricia Newman 40 in whose home Lulz t was fatally wounded Dec 27 was recalled for 43 min utes of testimony Thursday night She was questioned for three hours Wednesday night The verdict clears her of any suspicion technically Dr Ander son said Asked to explain specifically what testimony in the inquest led o the verdict accidental death Dr Anderson replied that certain ballistics evidence was regarded as important Informed of t h e verdict Mrs Newman expressed joy that the verdict was not suicide Mrs Newman who has insisted she was married to Lutz said she felt that a suicide verdict migh have reflected upon Lutz two chil dren About The Weather Mason City Low Friday night 2 to 24 Some sunshine Saturday afternoon Iowa Fair and a little colder cas and south Friday night Satur day Minnesota Saturday generally fai and warmer GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 28 Minimum 24 At 8 a m 24 YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 8 BASIL OCONNOR Will Purchase Polio Drug NEW YORK Naliona foundation for Infantile Paralysi has offered to buy all commcrcia gamma globulin and make it aval able for a national pool to comba olio measles and infectious jaun dice Basil OConnor Foundation said the plan calls foi mying up all the commercial type jlood clement now on hand or to be up to June 30 Such a purchase night require two to five million dollars in March of Dime Funds OConnor said I he commercia am ma globulin to be purchased rom pharmaceutical houses has lot been proved valuable in fight ng polio since it is not taken rom large numbers of persons in vidcly separated areas Only gamma globulin made from lood collected in varied area lools he said has been shown to carry antibodies against all three 3f the known polio viruses The Foundation said gam mi llobulin has proved of temporary five immu nizing children against polio Ku nan trials last year involving 55 000 children in Utah Texas am owa cost a million dollars in March of Dime Funds the Found ation said Tighter Unification Longer Draft Service Is Proposed WASHINGTON unification of the armed brces and draft law revisions to boost fighting efficiency n Korea were urged Friday by two Republican congressmen vho hold key votes oiv defense legislation Sen Saltonstall slated to head the rmed services committeein he Republican controlled Senate Icscribecl the present unification ct as a compromise setup lie told a reporter the function f the Joint Chiefs of Staff needs tudy as do the workings of the itaff of the secretary ot defense he separate service research iranchcs and the makeup of the Munitions organized un Icr the Unification Act Should Be Changed Saltonstall also said operation o he Selective Service Act should be changed cither by amendment or by executive order ot President elect Eisenhower after his Jan 2 inauguration Eep Van Zandfc mchnber of the House Armed Ser ices Committee called for a six I eightmonths increase in draJ service In a separate interviev he said lie would ask Congress consider draft terms of between and 36 months instead of 2 months as at present Van Zandl a Naval Reserve captain returned last weekfrom seven iweeks of active duty mud of it in Korea There he said he raveled incognito talking to offi cers atu men and decided 24 Months Too Short Twentyfour months have prov en to be too short Out of this here is only about 10 months of combat duty Our troops reach only about 75 ler cent efficiency before they lave to be sent home While men are drafted for 2 nonths they arc now being re eased after 20 months if their service includes a lour ot duty in Korea OVER GOAL FAIRFIELD 1952 Fair ield Fund for Parsons Coliege went over its goal by near y President Tom E Shear er lias announced AP Wirephoto LEOPOLD GOES BEFORE Leopold 48 who has served 28 years in prison for the slay ing of JJyearohl Bobby Franks in 1924 checks over some papers with Warden Joseph Ragen at the Illinois state prison Leopold sought his freedom on parole Bombers Hit One Tumbles i 3 Miles Down SAVANNAH Ga B50 bombers collided nearly three nilcs up over SavannahcThursday night and one with nine crewmen lum meted into the of a Marshland between two subdivi sions i Searchers Friday clung to a faint hope that some of the nine may have parachuted to safety as the sky giant swirled down in he 14000 feet But a quest of air land and sea had failed to disclose any survivors The broken and charred of three men were foundnearby a 20footdeep crater the huge craft dug in the marsh near the Isle of Hope suburbs The other bomber landed at the nearby Hunter Air Force Base bur feet1 its tail assembly sheared away but its crew uri uirt Lt Thomas Rl Meredith lunter information officer said his bomber apparently ripped off a wing of the otheras the two lircled high in the air to come in or a landing Ground Parties Still Seek Plane M O N T P E L f ER Idaho MV Ground and aeria 1 searchers Blanketed a snowcovered mountain area Friday to check numerous re ports that flares had been seen along the route likely taken by a troop transport plane missing with 40 persons aboard The search centered in an area traddling the IdahoWyoming bor der and the Northeastern Up ot Utah One report that wreckage had been sighted near Kemmerer Vyo sent an Air Force C47 winging to the spot Crewmen re ported they found only a sheep icrders camp Richest Panhandler Having Her Troubles Tax Bureau NEWARK N J UP Mrs Mildred Schafer 41 Newarks richest panhandler had tax trou bles Friday Last month Mrs Schafer was arrested for street begging and sentenced to 30 days in jail At that time authorities found pinned to her dress and in bank accounts The Internal Revenue Bureau Thursday filed a income tax lien against her charging she owes that amount for the four year period from 1949 through 1952 SAME 12 IrmffU V ;

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