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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortli Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CiTYG THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press ana United Press Full Lcaso Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY JOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 22 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One No St EISENHOWER POSES WITH OFFICIAL smiling President Eisenhower poses with members of his official family after a swearing in ceremony at the White House Left to right Arthur Summerfielcl postmaster general Herbert Brownell attorney general George Humphrey treasury secretary John Foster Dulles sec AP Wivcplioto votary of state Eisenhower Chief Justice Fred Vinson Ezra Taft Benson secretary of agriculture Douglas Mc Kay secretary of interior Sinclair Weeks secretary of commerce Martin Durkin secretary of labor and Oveta Gulp Hobby federal security administrator Reds Claim Crew Captured S Denies Allies Down Four Commie Jet MIGs SEOUL MVOulnumbercd Ameri can Sabre pilots Thursday blasted at least four Communist MIGs from North Korean skies in the second straight clay of furious ail battles the U S Fifth Air Force reported Three MIGs were damaged in the clash between 10 Sabres and 20 Red warplanes Additional claims of one MIG destroyed and three damaged are pending confirma tion The Sabres destroyed seven MIGs and damaged three Wednes day without the loss of a plane Gen O P Weyland Far East Air Forces commander sent a mes sage of to his pilots calling priate way to it a most appro celcbrate President Ikes inauguration While the jet battles raged near the Yalu River allied fighter bombers hit Red supply facilities within 40 miles of the Manchurian border Other fighterbombers targets Korean at Communist length of the smashed along the Front Ground action remained rela tively light the U S Eighth Army said AHAbout TellHim That Contrary Old Man in the White House Did It INDEPENDENCE Mo was former President Harry S Truman himself who ordered Maj John Eisenhower home from Ko rea to sec his father inaugurated as President Dwight D Eisenhower learned the answer to this question which had been bothering the family just beforeTuesdays inauguration by asking President Truman Sir may I ask you a question Wlio ordered my boy home from Korea Hes been giving me hell about it I did Truman tell him that contrary old man in the White House did it The major wasgiven 15 clays home leave Governor Alerts Guardin Pennsylvania Prison Riot BELLEFONTE Pa John S Fine alerted units of the Pennsylvania National Guard Thursday to help state police storm the Rockview Penitentiary main cell block un less rebelling prisoners surrendered conditions The Weather Mason City Brief freezing drizzle changing to occasional light snow and endingearly Thursday night Iowa Friday partly cloudy west occasional snow and colder east Minnesota Friday fair to partly cloudy and warmer northwest high 15 to 25 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday maximum 31 Minimum 28 At 8 am 31 Precipitation Trace Fine told a press at Harrisburg that a deadline for hold out rioters will be set Thursday night at a meeting of state and law enforcement officials at the governors summer home at fndiantown Gap The governor said there will be no deals with the rioting prisoners who served 12 demands on prison officials and are holding six guards as hostages The administration rejects com promise with these defiant prison ers as a repugnant and degrading proposal Fine said T h c governors announcement came as guards and more than 100 state policemen armed with sub machine guns riot guns and tcai gas ringed the cell block awaiting the order to move in SAME Black flag means raffle death in past 21 hours APPOINTED John F Stone Mason City was appointed as sistant U S district attorney for the northern district of Iowa according to word received here Thursday from Ross L Malone Washington deputy U S attor ney general Stone was ap pointed by ML Mason interim U Sdistrict attorney and the appointment approved by the Justice Department Also Hits Overseas Flu Strikes Half of States By the Associated Press what feels like spread into more than half the 18 states but the outbreaks so far generally have been mild The Army a state university a steel company and somelocal offi cials have taken steps to combat the infections withinfluenza vac cine A nationwide survey by the Asso ciated Press showed that the bulk of the cases are in the central part of the nation and thatTexas Ten nessee and Arkansas have been particularly hard hit Texas reported from 200000 to 250000 flu cases Arkansas had the greatest number of cases of upper respiratory infections in its history The disease was reaching the epi demic stage in Tennessee The Eastern and Western states were comparatively free of out breaks although Florida reported some schools closed to prevent the further spread of an influenzalike disease The Army is giving flu vaccine to the troops in Korea Europe and at ports of embarkation for those countries An outbreak of flu in Bavaria this week resulted in nine deaths at Munich filled the citys hospitals and closed 27 school rooms The JoncsLaughlin Steel Corp announced it is giving flu shots to its 44000 employes in Pittsburgh Aliquippa Pa and Cleveland Mills at its New York and Mich igan Ore mines and at various fab ricating plants throughout the country The treatments are Volun tary In Ohio where the incidence so far is low Ohio State University is planning a voluntary flu immuniza tion program to run through next week Vaccine also was administered at the Syracuse N Y school for mental defectives and at the Cook County jail in Chicago DrAvM Washburn head of the communicable diseases depart ment of the Arkansas Board of Health said thc outbreak defi nitely is an epidemic in that state George Cox state health officer m Texas said the flu outbreak in that slate is the worst since World War I Dr R H Hutchcson Tennessee health commissioner said 2127 cases were reported last week and that all sections of the state are affected A mild form of influenza was widespread over Minnesota and Iowa ing a colonel and a captured a n d that Says Craft in N Korea TOKYO Wi Chinas No 2 boss charged Thursday that a U S B29 Superfort violated Manchuri an skies Jan 12 and was shot down by Communist night fighters U S Far East Air Forces con firmed the loss of the bomber but asserted it was 12 to 15 miles in side North below the Yalu River boundary of Manchuria when crippled The Reds alleged the B29 was shot down nine miles northwest of Anlung big Communist airbase across the Yalu from Northwestern Korea Angry Protest Peipihg radio broadcast the charge and ah angry protest by Red Chinas Premier and Foreign Minister Chou Enlai It quoted him as sayingH crewmen inckicl major were three other crewmen died after parachuting Chou is second only to Mao Tze tung in the Chinese Communist re gime The Chinese people are furious over this violation of our skies Chou was quoted The American government has planned dan gerous preparations to enlarge the war in the last two months The central peoples govern ment of the Chinese Peoples Re public recognizes that the plans being adopted by the American government arc not only affecting the Far East but arc threatening the peace of the world Violated Skies Chou charged that U S planes violated our northeastern skies three other times in the past two months on Nov 28 Dec 8 and Dec 13 Jt is an old propaganda charge Allied pilots arc under strict orders not to cross the Yalu River not even if engaged in furious air combat The Air Force said the B29 in question was on a regularly scheduled mission dropping psy chological warfare news leaflets over Nortli Korean cities on the night of Jan 12 The aircraft was plotted and Followed throughout its flight by friendly radar stations said the announcement When over a town approximately 12 to 15 miles south of the Yalu River the B29 plot merged on the radar screens with the plots of 12 hostile fighter air craft It disappeared from radar con tact immediately with the fighter plots The B29 carried no high explosive bombs A W sons F roups Agriculture Chief Plans Major Change Wants Full Days Work of Employes WASHINGTON Ml Secretary Ezra Tift Benson in of ficial act Thursday regroupcc Agriculture Department agcncic to secure better and more effect ivc coordination Tins regrouping he said is the forerunner of a gradual stream lining oC the department designec to bring about economy and great cr efficiency Jabs at Size In announcing the changes in forma statement the new G01 administration farm chief took j jab at the size to which his Demo era tic predecessors had built the department The U S Department of Ag iculture largest of all the nations civilian agencies swollen into uigc bureaucracy of 20 agencies bureaus in the last 20 years s getting a major overhauling he statement said In a separate memorandum to department employes the new sec rctary served notice he would ex pect them to give a full days work for a days pay In these times of unprecedented public debt and continued high fed era expenditures the p u b lie rightfully expectsus to put forth even greater effort to effect sav ings in government operations1 an to reduce public expenses four Major Groups The department agencies and nireaus were divided into four ma jor groups with the office of solici tor maintaining its present inde pendent status Thursdays action in itself did not have the effectof reducing the number of employes or of elimin ating any of the departments pres activities The major standpoint of changes from the agricultural politics nclude transfer of a 250 million dollar annual soil conservation sub sidy program from the heretofore powerful Production and Market ing Administration PMA to a new group of Research Extension and Landuse Agencies Republicans have charged in the past that the successor to the Agricultural Adjustment Ad ministration set up in the early New Deal using soil subsidies to influence farm votes ASK RECONSIDERATION WASHINGTON la MVEIeven ministers of Washington churches have issued a statement asking city officials to reconsider their decision to resign in connection with a controversy over volunteer firemen here crew of M officers were aboard normal B29 and airmen BULLETINS WASHINGTON Senate RulesCommittee Thursday ap proved a request of Sen McCar thy RWis for 5200000 for the Senate Investigations Subcom mittee will head in Congress NEW YORK govern ment filed denaturaliiafion suits Thursday against two of the 13 Communist Party leaders con victed Wednesday of conspiracy United States AP VVlrepholo SORROWFUL Ann Tiemstra 10 months holds a picture of her mother Mrs Marvin Tiemstra 23 whowas killed in an auto crash in surburban Des Plaines Wednesday The childs motherh ad been makingplans for the homecomingfromKorea next month oil her husband PfcV Marvin Tiemstra whohas seenhis daughter never Wdhts Nb Dishonesty Dulles Demands Loyal Service From Workers WASHINGTON of State Dulles told Foi ign Service employes will tolerate nothing Jess ban positive loyalty to the nations policiesinthisits ime of greatest peril As his first official act after being worn in with other Eisen ower Cabinet members Wed esday Dulles addressed a letter o some 16500 Americans cm loycd by the State Department at omc and abroad He advised them to expect hanges under the new Republican dministration and said The na orial welfare must be given pri rity over individual concerns Dulles added President Eisenhower recently slated This nation stands in greater peril than at any time in ourhistory The period is of a kind which places a special responsibility on each and every member of the De partment of State and the Foreign Service It requires of us compe tence discipline and positive loyal ty to the policies that our Presi dent ami the Congress may pre scribe rment Ike Still Wants Him in Cabinet Say Sale of Stock Required WASHINGTON wip r e s I dent Eisenhower sticking by his view that Charlies E Wilson is the man for secretary of defense touched off a series of conferences Thurs day aimed to sec finally if a way can be cleared for Wilson to take the job One such meeting was a gather ing of Senate Republican Leader Taft Chairman Sallonstall R Mass of the Senate Armed Serv ices Committee and Sen Byrd D Va in Tafts office Could Qualify Byrd coming out of this meet ing told reporters he thought Wil son c o u I d qualify if Wilson would sell his General Motors Abandons Plans NEW YORK New York Times said Thursday that President Eisenhower has abandoned plans to name former Nebraska Gov Val Peterson am bassador to India Instead the Times said Eisen hower will appoint Peterson member of the White House staff post not requiring con firmation stock reported to he worth moro than two and onehalf million dol lars Byrd said ho has no information as to whether Wilson would or would not sell his stock But Byrd said in his opinion It would make him eligible under the Jaw Eisenhowers selection of former president of General Mo tors to head the Defense Depart ment has been snagged by the be lief of some senators that his own ership of the large amount of Gen eral Motors stock might conflict with the law There is a statute makingit a criminal offense for a government official to have a direct or i indi rect interest in contracts or other government transactions he han dles And General Motors has bil lions of dollars worth of defense contracts Under the Constitution all Cab inet selections must have Senate approval Clay Considered Gen Lucius Clay Eisenhowers former chief of staff in Europe was reported under consideration for the Defense post if the Senate does not confirm Wilson In addition to the TaftSalton stall Byrd meeting conferences were understood to be going on among Eisenhower aides down town on the situation They came against this reported background 7 Advice from some Republican senators to Eisenhower that Wil son probably could not win Senate approval if he holds on to his GM stock 2 Word from Eisenhower he still wants Wilson NAMED BEST SCREEN PERFORMERS Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth arTTon place wmners n a national Associated Press poll of critics to pick tSSswelnwl Gazette participated in the poll Cooper won with his role place winners in formances of of the marshal left Noon Sta iKrth her winning role in Come Back Little Shoba atugmin Group Halts Train Probe WASHINGTON Senate Commerce Committee abruptly halted its investigation of the away train at Washingtons Union Station and asked the FBI to hunt for evidence of sabotage Chairman Tobey RNH said the committee may not write any re port because there has been so much conflicting testimony but as for himself I think somebody monkeyed with the Brakes In two days testimony the com mit ee heard a variety of possible explanations as to why the Penrf sylvania Roalroads Federal Ex press bolted through a stopping block and ran into the concourse more Uiaa 50 persons   

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