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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THATMAKES ALL NO RTH IO WANS NEIGHBORS MASON ClfY WINTER BARGAIN DAYS Thursday Friday Saturday FEBRUARY 5 6 AND 7 VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4 1953 U S St This Paper Consists ot Four Olio No 100 Limit Conflict D British Suggests We Give Planes fo Chiang WASHINGTON Fulbright DArk suggested Wednes day the United Slates supply planes to Formosas Chinese National ists to bomb Red China just as Russia is providing aircraft to the Reds in Korea Fulbrights proposal was made in an interview as other Congress members defended against British criticism Pres ident Eisenhowers order to the 7th Fleet to free the Nationalists for attacks on the China mainland Nothing Effective Among these Sen Cooper a former representative to the United Nations said he fears that organization wont do any thing effective to end the Korean War The British dont like it but we have got to act for ourselves in this matter Cooper said President Eisenhowers action isthe least dangerous step we could take right now that promises some relief in Korea said he feels that if the US transferred bombers to the Defense Dept Studies Cuts in Spending Republicans Set Economy Goals WASHINGTON The Depart ment of Defense which spends well over half the governments money is taking an Eisenhower inspired close look at its 000000 proposed budget This is in line with a White House directive to the entire gov ernment to reexamine policies for spending and for hiring new work ers The goal Economy In a sense the Defense Depart ment will open up the whole mili tary program for review de clared Assistant Defense Secretary W J McNeil He made clear the new economy combing would in clude equipment procurement con struction and military manpower levels But he was con fident the economy drive decreed Tuesday by the Budget Bureau with President Eisenhowers bless ing contained nothing that will Wreck any defense program The huge Defense Department like all other government agencies was bound by the three basic rules laid down by Budget Director Joseph M Dodge 1 Hiring of government workers is to be suspended until in each case it can be determined if the job can be eliminated or done by employes already on the payroll 2 Construction is to be limited to clearly essential projects built under strictest standards of economy 3 Operations ire to be conducted at a minimum spending level with any unnecessary activities elimin ated It was plain the orders were in tended as getting down to business on the Republican promise to trim the budget which former President Truman sent Congress 11 days before leaving office Dodge asked all agencies to sub mit detailed economy plans next month The economy review of govern ment construction was especially applicable to the Defense Depart ment with its big building pro grams and to the closely allied Atomic Energy Commission About The Weather Mason Partly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday Cold er Thursday fowa Partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday Minnesota Thursday pa r t 1 y cloudy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 30 Minimum 33 At 8 am 15 WHEN A FELLER NEEDS A FRIEND kajou or honey bear broke up this happy threesomewhen he became too enthusiastic while eating candy off the fin ger of 10monthold Tony Caliborne of Dallas Tex Mar tha the English bull terrier jpves Kink a reproving look as Kink scampers away Kink is a South American animal Greatest of Allies Kill or Wound 1200 in Infantry Assault SEOUL Korea IP American Superforts smashed two Communist supply clumps crammed w i t h huge frontline stores Wednesday as the United Nations announced the biggest daily toll of enemy casualties this year UN head BULLETINS WASHINGTON federal tax agents testified Wednesday that Carroll Mealey former dep uty revenue commissioner failed to report 513095 in income idur ing 1946 and 1947 WASHINGTON Iff President Eisenhower Wednesday nominat ed Craig R Sheaffer of Ft Madi son la to be assistant secre tary of Commerce Group Fight Over Leadership WASHINGTON WJ The Senate House Atomic Energy Committee which keeps an eye on the nations atomic program was snarled Wel nesday in disagreement over who shall lead it in the months ahead A House drive to win the post for Rep W Sterling Cole RNy col lided with an announcement by Sen Bricker ROhio that I am going to insist that the chair manship go to Sen Ilickenlooper Murder Suspect Unruffled After Intensive Questioning OMAHA and unruffled after hours of questioning Nick F Johnson 33 was being returned to Omaha Wednesday to face a charge of first degree murder in the slaying of an elderly Omaha physician and his wife Johnson who was discharged from the Navy for nervousness and told a rambling tale of wan derings to get away from prying people was Plattc Neb arrested at North 275 miles west of Omaha Tuesday a few hours after ttte slaying of Dr Byron W Hall 75 and his 87yearold wife He was driving Dr Halls car Omaha Detective Capt Alvin Clinchard said Johnson didnt bat an eye when the officer served him with a first degree murder war rant at North Platte Tuesday night He only asked Are we headed for Omaha now Johnson has denied any connec tion with the slaying and told offi cers the car he was driving had been him in Sioux City ta Chinese Nationalist Aid Force and helped train pilots for them it mightbo possible to raid Red Chinas communication lines The Russians arc furnishing planes and training pilots for the Communist Chinese in Korea he said But he said he doesnt want any Americans involved in any such venture Representatives Short RMo and Richards D SC said the House was in no mood to be influenced by the British position Want to Save Hong Kong The British are only trying to save Hong Kong and their com mercial interests in China said Richards former chairman of the foreign affairs committee Many congressmen Richards added feel we have leaned over backward long enough to meet Great Britain more than halfway Short chairman of the Armed Services Committee said he be lieved the temper of the House was to ignore what the British say He added that No 30 Downing Street residence of the British Prime Minister has dictated too long to our Stale Department Woman Tells of Burned State Letter Testifies Before McCarthys Group WASHINGTON If The woman vho keeps the State Departments iles on its foreign service officers poured out to investigating scna ors Wednesday a story of a de letter lagged burn if a disappearing letter ami of in ormation handled so the FBI and promotion panels never saw it Mrs Helen B Balog related also hat John Stewart Service fired ast year as of doubtful loyalty vas given access to confidential iles in 1948 and worked on them hrough much of 1949 She described Service as one o he assistants revising the files Mrs Balog testified before the Senate Investigation Subcommit ec headed by Sen McCarthy R The hearings are the firs najor inquiry by the group anc concern what McCarthy has callet lusmanagement of State Dcpart nent files Mrs Balog related that she had been supervisor of the State De partments foreign service files incc December 1947 She ticked off 1 In 1951 or 1952 she saw a de ogatory letter from the Guate malan embassy about Melville Os orne a foreign service staff of icer and it had the word burn cross it in big letters She said he showed the letter to Perry El s a career officer and he told her o leave it with him 2 She had discovered that a let er of endorsement from Owen laftimorc for Frank Schulcr a oreign service officer had disap earcd from Schulers file 3 Personnel information might e divided among 10 or 11 dif erent files She said she learned ast year that derogatory infor mation in special files was not Iways supplied to panels consid ring possible promotions and she Delieved FBI agents making checks on personnel were not aware of some files quarters said 1200 Reds were killed or wounded in a big Allied raid Tuesday on the West ern Front Murky Skies The B29s flew through murky early morning skies to blast tar gets just south of Sariwon The 12 Supcrforls poured 500 pound bombs on 130 storage buildings on a 45Jierc supply area The crews used electronicaiming devices be cause of the overcast but could not sec results In Tuesdays attack two Chinese hill fortresses west of Korangpo were hit At least 400 Chinese killed and twice that number voundcd The commander of the American division which pulled the raid told United Press Staff Correspondent Frederick Painton Wednesday that everything went off according to plan He said air support and artillery fire were responsible for the failure of a similar raid Jan 25 at TBonc Hill Patrol Action On the ground Wednesday there was little but patrol action along the front except for a North Korean raid on Luke the Gooks Castle on the Eastern Front Outnumbered South Koreans defending the posi tion killed 74 Reds and wounded 40 more when 700 North Koreans at tacked the rocky heights Weather shackled daylight air operations Only a few American Sabrejets patrolled MIG Alley south of the Manchurian border be fore noon A few reconnaissance planes poked through thick clouds hunting new Red targets HALT AMBULANCE SERVICE RED OAK and county authorities have been notified by both Red Oak mortuaries that they plan to discontinue all ambuianc service here effective midnight Feb 28 House Gives ike Legislative Request WASHINGTON W President Eisenhowers first legislative rc liiest to be taken up by Congress vas halfway through Wednesday vith a clear and fast track ahead Its a bill continuing for two the Presidents power to rc ihuffle executive o congressional power first jivcn to exPresident Truman in 949 The House passed the bill Tues day 3895 just one day after the President requested action in his message on the Stale of the Union t was the first major House ac ion of the new session Senate approval perhaps next week was expected As passed by the House the Jill would give Eisenhower reor ganization powers identical with hose hold by Truman si w rm XT i photo liy Mussel Northwestern Railroad steam lo comotive emphasizes the fact that there are still alot of weeks of cold weather left Mr Groundhog and his shadow notwithstanding Mason City merchants were aware of that too in scheduling Winter Bargain Days Thursday Friday and SaturdayHome furnishings and bargains in other lines are available as well as in the seasonal clothing line Remington Gets Three Year Term NEW YORK UP William cminglon 35yearold former ovcrnmcnl economist convicted of crjury was sentenced to three cars in prison Wednesday Federal Judge Vincent Lcibell mposcd considerably less thanlhe laximum penalty of 10 years in rison and fine He levied no he Remington was found guilty Jan 7 of lying at his first perjury trial e claimed he never had given assificd information to Commu ist spy courier Elizabeth Bcntlcy Ic also said he did not know of ic Young Communist League bile lie was u student at Darl nouth College The jury held that he did lleminglon was found guilty in is first trial oflying about Com mmisl charges before a federal rand jury but the conviction was ct aside by the Court of Appeals ml the new trial was ordered The conviction was based main y on the testimony of Miss Bently nd of Remingtons former wife Moos Remington who tcsti ied of a Communist love pact lie former Mrs Remington said he hadmade membership in the omimmist party one of the con litions of marriage Minor Earthquake Hits San Diego SAN DIEGO Calif win dowraUling earthquake startle residents in parts of San Diego an Riverside Counties Tuesday nigh No serious damage was reported Fresh Sforms Peril Europe More Than 1600 Dead AMSTERDAM The Netherlands Warnings of new gales and ligh tides flashed fresh danger to battercd Britain and Holland Wed nesday as an international arma da of planes and boats braved vaves and nearfrccxing weather to rescue survivors of the continents nost frightful flood disaster since ncdicval times The unofficial deathloll topped 1053 in ml the Amsterdam newspaper Hot Vrije Volk indicated Wednesday hat more than 2000 persons may xave lost their lives in The Neth crlands alone Race Against Time As thousands of workers raced against time to shore up shattered At Least They Work MIDDLETOWN Conn police asked T 0 Tompkins why he appeared so happy while paying a fine for overtime park ing Im just glad to see those things work so well Tompkins said His firm supplies the city with parking meters sea defenses in Britain and The Netherlands some 2000 vessels and more than 25 planes rushed the evacuation of t h o u s a n d s numbed by cold and suffering from three days of exposure in isolated villages throughout strickenSouth west Holland The new gale warning was an nounced for Ihe North Sea area Accompanying the grim forecast was a British Air Ministry predic tion that strong winds developing Farther south during the day will tend to heighten the tides on the cast coast Already a biting wind was whip ping up the sea again along Eng lands hard by the rushing water which high tides am hurricane winds sent pouring over the land Sunday Raging Waters The raging waters subsided somewhat in Britain and Belgium but a thousand square miles of hit of the three buried under a blanket of deadening salt water Damage was reckoned in uncal dilated millions of dollars In Brit ain more than 400 square miles were flooded SAME Black flajt meani raffle death In put 21 PARENTS OF DEADCHILDREN COMFORTEDThe bereaved parents b Rosentiel 3 and Jean Peterson 6 whose bodies were found in a river near Naperviile 111 are comforted by the Rev Oscar J Johnson With the pastor are Mr and Mrs Floyd Rosentiel and Bobby Peterson with his mother Mrs Mary Peterson Story on page 2 v Churchill Happier ori Situation State Secretary Meets in London LONDON Secretary of Late John Foster Dulles assured ritain Wednesday the United Latcs will continue its policy of to limit the Korean War a ritish informant reported The official said talks between mcrican and British leaders ndcd with Prime Minister Church 1 and Foreign Secretary Eden a good deal happier than when ic conference began early Wed esday Dulles met privately before the incheon meeting with Foreign Sec tary Anthony Eden who outlined Dulles Britains fears regarding he move which leaves Chinese Nationalists free to raid their Com nmistniled homeland Present at Luncheon Present also at the luncheon at hurchills official residence were den Mutual Sccuriay Adminis rator Harold Stassen and US h a ig e dAffaires Julius G lolmes The general Far Easter a ituation was discussed there Twice during the dayAmerican md British leaders with their ad iscrs went into conference at the xireign office on several other as pects of their foreign and economic policies Britain already has told the United States it fears unfortunate political repercussions will flow from the changed American policy towards Formosa Earlier a foreign office spokes man told reportersat a daily news while Dulles and Eden were expressions of concern had not been answered with any American assurances Britain fears that if a new shoot ng area opens up between Chi esc Communists and Nationalists he Allies run the risk of embroil icnt The informants said British rep csentations to Washington on For losa included an expression of trong disapproval as well as con crn Both were repeated in the alks with Dulles Wednesday Emergency Debate The British House of Commons to have an emergency debate hursday on Formosa and the Far astern situation in general Churchill and Eden reportedly ought answers to these questions rorn Dulles 1 Does the US intend to go on rming Chiang Kaisheks armies 2 Will the US provide any sort military protection for Chinese ationalisls raiding the Chinese lainland 3 Will the US shield Formosa rom any Chinese Communist at jcks 4 Will the US assure its friends will avoid actions which might infuse the Chinese Civil War with he United Nations action in Ko ca Other matters discussed included rilains plans for linking up her ontinental military forces with he projected European army ar angements for early talks on a cvv program of economic coop ration between the United Slates Europe and the British Common calth theAtlantic Allied rearm mcnt drive and the uneasy Mid dle East situation where Britain wants firm American support in her explosivedisputes with Iran and Egypt Dulles arrived from Paris Tues day in the midst of a heatedHouse of Commons argument over the move Eden disclosed thatBritain had been advised of the decision ia advance and had made known to Washington its concern The foreign secretary told the House that Britain fears the free ing of Chiang Kaisheks forces for attacks on the Communist main land will have unfortunate poli tical repercussions without com pensating military advantages He gave no further explanation Touchy Sections Touchy sections of the British press also protested against Dul les recent remark that the United States may dosome rethinking on its policy toward Western Eu rope unless France Germanyarid Britain can get together for mutual defense Lord Bcavcrbrooks Daily Ex press describedthis as a slap iti the face   

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