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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Leaso Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITV IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 16 1953 This Paper Consists ot Two Ono No lit One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor ThatTrade Not Aid Proposal MTouldnl it be nice if practicing that oftenreferred lo policy o Trade Not Aid was somethini as easy of accomplishment a merely saying it Theres a nca rhyme to it and it fairly rolls of your tongue Try it Trade No Aid As near as I can find out i was Chancellor of the Excheq uer Richard Austin call him RAB Buller over there by reason sof his coined the expression In an inter view with the U S News an World Report the Briton trolled i out as a symbol of his conviclion that economic aid is neither a sound nor an enduring basis for cooperation between the Unitec States and Great Britain In that same interview there was ah indication that British spokes men would soon be visiting Ameri ca as well as Ihe nations of con tinental Europe to seek the col laboration of other countries in plans for expanding production and Parade Has Started And sure enough almost before the ink was dry on that interview Prime Minister Winston Churchili had airived on our shores and was telling this story to shrip reporters In the New York harbor We dont want to live on you we want lo earn our own living we would like to sit up all night and make all kinds of things that we are very clever at making that you would like to have instead of taking grants for armaments and so forth But if you shut Ihe door and wont lake anything il is very difficult to see how this present unsatisfactory situation can be avoided provided we are to re alize our fiill strenglh Exports must be paid for by is what we mean by trade not aid Im sure thats a wise pol icy Of One Mind It Seems Since that before that lime in some cases other European spokesmen lambng the Marshall Plan beneficiaries had given expression to like views There has been an insistent demand for lowering trade barriers and expanding internalional I r a d c Even some of the nations which havent been too good about trad ing with their own neighbors have gone all put for this Trade not aid is in the abstract And on this side of the Atlanlic there has been a ralhcr cordial reception of the proposal even in Quarters which havent always been friendly to the idea of lower ing the tariff gates for competitive imports That trend has eycn ex tended to tha Republican Parly whose principal mark of distinc tion for many decades was its ad vocacy of protective tariffs as op posed lo the rival partys insist ence on tariff for revenue only The evolution I should explain has been gradual It didnt come over night Although opposed to the Reciprocal Trade Agreements in the middlethirties there was sub stantial sentiment for their renewal from time to time among the Re publicans and in the period since the war a majority of the GOP members in Congress have sup ported the Iradc agreements Evolution in GOP Dr Sv C iS tmitecl by NurseRossana Bo o In Di Denyar Farm at Brooklyn N Y hospital After being pronounced dead by a famih aiive wheu hc wasabout to be embalmed7 He Hve I ioi anothei hours before finally being pronounced dead again His physicians li arteriosclerotic heart disease and senility on the death certificate GlobeGazette Wins 2nd in Typographical Contest Only Iowa Paper Honored Outstanding typography of the lason City GlobeGazette was ecognized in Chicago Monday with he presentation of second place ward in the 14th annual contest of he Inland Daily Press Association The Rochester Minn Post Bul etin was the first place winner in ie 1025000 circulation class in hich the GlobeGazette ranked econd No Other Newspaper No other Iowa newspaper was ecognized in any of the five circu ation classes Competition included 45daily papers in 12 north cen slates stretching from Utah to hio The judges considered the ppearance of headlines body type dverlising typography general lakeup and presswork The award was made by Dr Al ert A Sutton chairman of the raphic arts department of the leclill School of Journalism at rorlhwestern University to Ray orick assistant business manager f the GlobeGazette It was made t the annual winter meeting of the iland Daily Press Association at hc Drake Hotel in Chicago The Northwestern University haplcr of Sigma Delta Chi profes onal journalistic fraternity spon ors the contest for the association Winners were selected by a panel f judges which included Dr Sut on William C Wenninger sccrc arytrcasurcr of the Advance ithographing Company Chicago nd William T White divisional ice president in charge of adver sing and sales manager of Wie oldt Stores Inc all of Chicago Three Weeks The selections were based on At present it probably can be said that although the Republican Party has modified its former stand in favor of high tariffs the tradition of protectionism lingers on The tariff plank of Ihe 1952 plalform for example indorsed trade expan sion and reciprocal trade agree ments But iji doing so placed all the emphasis on promotion of ex ports and the safeguarding of do meslic induslries Imports were softpedaled as youll note from this plank in the Republican plat form We favor the expansion of MUTUALLY advantageous world trade To further this objective we shall press for Ihe climinalion of discriminatory practices against our exports such as preferential tariffs monetary license restric tions and other arbitrary devices Our reciprocal trade agreements will be entered into and maintained on a basis of true reciprocity and to safeguard our domestic enter prises and the payrolls of our workers against unfair competi tion During the campaign the tariif question wasnt permitted to be come a decisive issue There was nothing about the Eisenhower rec ord to indicate that hewas un friendly to the idea of world trade And that interpretation of his feel ings on the subject was borne out CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 cquest mailed out Nov 21 that cwspapcrs submit copies of three onsccutivc Wednesday issues Oct 9 Nov 5 and Nov 12 1932 All of the newspapers entered arc on exhibit during the associalions twoday meeting concluding Tues day The complete list of winners follows Circulation up to 5000 First Columbia Mo Missourian second Rhinelandcr Wis News third In ternational Falls Minn Journal honorable mentions Neenah Wis Twin City NewsRecord and Pon liac 111 Leader Circulation 510000 First Marsh ficld Wis NewsHerald second Stranger Strolls in Falls Asleep in Bathtub Mason City police will be the first to admit that theres nothing illegal about takmg a Saturday bath But when a stranger winds up dead to the world in a womans bathtub on a Saturday well thats a different story It happened at pm Saturday at the Mason City Police Sta tion Desk Sgt Max Stephens took a telephone call through the switchboard and heard a woman exclaim Theres a man asleep in my bathtub Please get him outl When patrolmen arrived at the unidentifiedwomans home they found the man Edward E Smith 39 18 14th NE fully clothed and still snoring peacefully Neither Smith when aroused nor her rified woman could explain just how or he entered the house climbed the stairs and settled down in the tub without so much as being heard Smith was then tagged for intoxication and the rest of the weekend in a fubless cell in the city jail On Monday he was given the option of a fine or a 3day jail sentence in po lice court Snow SubZero Weather Engulfs Iowa Midlands DES MOINES W Snow ranging up to more than six inches fell across the southern twothirds of Iowa Sunday night and early Monday Highways were snowpacked slip pery and hazardous throughout the Iowas two north tiers of counties got little Coffeyville Kan Journal third Boulder Colo Camera honorable mentions Marincite Eagle Star and Moberly Mo Monitor Index Circulation 1025000 First Rochester Minn PostBullelin second Mason City la GlobeGa zette third Michigan City Ind NewsDispatch honorable men tions LaSalle 111 News Tribune and Oshkosh Wis Northwestern Circulation 2575000 First Ap plcton Wis PostCrescent second Canton 0 Repository third Bloomington 111 Pantagraph hon orable mentions Pontiac Mich Press and Jackson Mich Citizen Patriot than 75000 circulation First Chicago Daily News second Detroit Free Press third Milwau kee Journal honorable mentions Salt Lake City Tribune and St Paul PioneerPress BULLETIN IOWA Norman Nel son 40 Monday was named the new Dean of the College of Med icine at the University of Iowa or no snow but relatively clear skies in that sector caused sharp temperature drops Lone Rock in Kossuth County had 4 below zero and Spencer had 2 below The Weather Bureau said read ings Monday night would range from zero to 10 below with North east Iowa the coldest spot Snowfall measured 5 inches or more in Iowas east central seclion with the heaviest fall apparently concentrated roughly in an area from Cedar Rapids and Iowa City eastward to the Mississippi Iowa City had six inches by daylight and Cedar Rapids had five inches Northerly winds of 25 to 35 miles an hour caused considerable blow ing and drifting Group OKs Tax Slice Defense Request Fails Believe No Crash Survivors Plane Down 46 Aboard NEW ORLEANS UPi A fourth iferaft from the National Airlines DC6 plane that plunged into the stormtossed Gulf of Mexico will 46 persons aboard was found chip y Monday apparently ending al lope for sliryivors Three other emp found bobbing on the choppy waters Sunday by an ar nada of planes and ships tha combed the waters and recoverct 17 mangled bodies The Coast Guard said the fourtl was recovered accounting or all of the rafts and apparently inding any hope for survivors The raft had never been inflated Only a remote possibility was icld bythe Coast Guard lhat an survivors would be found aboard he fourth raft Washed Overboard The Coast Guard said even if survivors had managed to get on he rafts that the rough waters vould have probably washed them overboard The illfated fourengincd plane flying in 100mile per hour winds was cnroute from Tampa Fla o New Orleans when itcrashec t Saturday aftcrnon less thai five minutes froni possible safety Many persons prominent in busi ness and society were aboard th airliner when it left Tampa at pm Saturday for tHe 419mifc ru across the gulf It1 was due in Orleans at pm A search started when the plan failed to arrive expanded hourl despite 20foot waves which ham riered rescue vessels SOS signals were heard early Sunday in New Orleans at Gulf port Miss Biloxi Miss and 1 Mobile They were sent by a hand cranked Gibson Girl transmitter of a type carried by the DCQ Re ceipt of the distress calls was re ported from about 1 am to C am They stopped before a direction inder could establish the point of origin First Fatal Crash It was the first fatal crash of a scheduled U S domcs ic airliner since a National DC6 fell at Elizabeth NJ on Feb 11 1952 i At Miami Fla Nationals vice president in charge of operations CaplY E J Kcrshaw said the 1JCG in Saturdays crash may have met tornado conditions Kershaw said in a statement lhat preliminary examinations of condi tions during the flight and of some debris recovered had not revealed any malfunctions in the plane Kcrshaw noted that Capt E A Springer pilot of the DC6 met tur bulent weather conditions about the time of his last report causing him lo descend from MQOO feet to 4500 feet SAME Black fiat means traffic death In past zt hourM U S Planes Fire on Them Russians Fly Over Japan TOKYO J784 Thun der jet fighters Monday intercepted and fired on two Russian warplanes violating the Northern Japanese border in the first clash between the American and growing Soviet Far East air forces The jets scored hils on one Soviet plane before Ihe intruders turned and fled to the sanctuary of Soviet territory Gen 0 P Weyland UN Far East Air Force commander said the American jelsintercepted the two Russian as singleengine propellerdriven fight i Hokkaido Japans north ernmost island it was the first posilivcly con firmed Russian planes over Japanese territory since Jan 13 when the Japanese government warned Russia that American fighters guarding Japan would meet border violators with bullets The two Thundcrjets ona routine patrol over Northern Japan were guided by radar to the Russian air craft at pm EST Sunday At the timethe Russian planes were heading across the Ncmuro Peninsula a neck of land that juts eastward from Hokkaido lo within two miles ofa Russianoccupied island in the disputed Habomai group Weyland said Ihc interceptors closed in on the two Russian planes and identified them as LAlls Lavatchkin Elevens Soviet fighters of the 400mileanhour class Pursuant to standing inslruc tions ourinlerceplor pilots sig nalled the intruders to the announcement said The landing signal was ignored by the LA11 pilots Our leader then opened fire scoring hitson the fuselage and wings of one of Ihe intruders ON PLANE Miw MUmi Beach of 1950 was a stewardess aboard National down in the Gulf of Mexico DEATH OF A LOCOMOTIVE thin whitetpirafof smoke uppqrjeft marks the death of a Communist loco motive caught in oneof twin tunnels in North Korea by 5th Air Force and attached shorebased Marine fighter bomb ers whose attack buried the engine and several cars under a pile oi rubble Totol Hovi at Eight Swea City Jet Ace Gets 2 More Planes SEOUL and fighterbomber pilots Monday leaped destruction on a huge Communistsupply base at Cyomipo in Western Korea and the Air Force said three Russianbuilt MIGs were destroyed in air battles near the Yalu River Two of the three MIG kills were credited lo 1st LI Harold E Fischer Jr of Swea City his seventh and eighth Fischer Iowas only jet ace of the Korean War Fischer 27 is Rosenbergs to Die Week of March 9 NEW YORK M Execution of omic spies Julius and Elhcl Federal Judge Irving R Kauf nan scheduled the new execution ate for the husband and wife hose appeal to the President for emency has been rejected The couple was convicted nearly vo years ago of conspiring to ransmit atomic information lo ussia They have been in Sing ing Prisons death house ever ince March 12 U S MarshalWilliam Carroll aid Ihe dale of Ihe clcclroculion may be March 12 and Ihe hour 11 m Rosenberg 34 and his wife 36 riginally had been scheduled to ie in the electric chair there Jan 4 But the judge postponed the cxe ution lo permit time for the Presi ent to act on their clemency ap eal President Eisenhower last week irncd them down Selling of Ihc new execution dale amc amid a growing clamor over ic case Picket White House Hundreds pickcled Ihc While ouse late last week in protest gainst the dealh penally For the second time the Roman alholic apostolic delegation in last week informed the overnmcnt Ihc Pope has received rge numbers of pleas for mercy And Sunday night a Protestant ader renewed Ihe plea of some 300 Proteslant clergy for commu alion of the sentence No American civilian ever has icd for espionage the crime of the couple was convicled FATAL AVALANCHE VIENNA Austria valanches in Austria were be cvcd Monday to have caused six caths married lo Ihc at Las Vegas Nov with their Id son parcns farm cicruco near Swea City PISCHER A probable MIG kill in Mondays air battles was credited to Maj James Jabara firsl jet ace of the Korean War who is now flying his second combat tour Jabaras to lal claims arc now six krlls one probable and five damaged Allied warships meanwhile be gan Ihc third year of their bom bardment and siege of Ihc Eastern Korean port of Wonsan The US heavy cruiser Toledo and two de stroyers the Wedderburn and Moore shelled shore installations The siege of Wonsan is the long est in US inaval history It began Feb 16 1951 after Ihe US 1st Marine Division and other UN units were evacuated in the Eighth Armys rclreat from Norlh Korea On Ihc battlefront Allied infan Irymen threw back five smallCom munist probes in predawn dark ness Temperatures dropped below all along the front All About The Weather Mason City Tuesday increasing cloudiness and not so cold Iowa Tuesday mostly fair and not so cold Minnesota Tuesday partly cloudy and not so cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum 37 Minimum o At 8 a m o YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 24 Fate of Tax Bill Uncertain Ignores Ikes Recommendation WASHINGTON Ml The Housa Ways and Means Committee Mon day approved a bill to cut person al income tax rates 10 per cent effective June 30 The lax cut was sponsored by Rep Reed chairman of the committee His bill was passed by the com mittee despite President Eisen howers recommendation that no action be taken on an income tax cut until steps have been taken to balance the budget Reed said the vole at a closed committee meeting was 21 lo A in favor of his proposal One Demo crat and three Republicans voted against it Twelve Republicans and nine Democrats were for Jt Final Action Before the final committee ac ion the Democrats on the com mittee offered a series of propos als demanding a delay until the administration takes a firm stand Ike Wants New Cabinet Post WASHINGTON If Sen Taft ROhio said Monday President Eisenhower wants to make a Cabinet rank government de partment out of thekFederaI Se curity Administration and y machinery in motion to cre ate such i Taft the Senate JRepubJfcari floor reader gave this word to reporters after a 40minute meet ing of congressionalleaders with the President He said much of the session was spent in discussion on the question of repudiating certain secret agreements made by Presidents Roosevelt and Tru man Some progress was ma d e toward drafting a repudication resolution such as Eisenhower has called forTaft added In his State of the Union ad dress Eisenhower said he would shortly ask Congress to repudi ate any secret agreements of past vvhich involved the enslave ment of free peoples anywhere Taft said the proposed resolu tion will be introduced in Con g r e s s within a reasonable time on Reeds tax cutting drive and unlil the administration gives some report on the effects of the bill Eisenhower h as declared a handsoff policy on the lax cutting bill for the time being Democrats have assailed him for this claim ing he should have taken a definite position All the Democratic proposals were defeated by a straight party Republicans to 10 Demo crats The fate of Reeds bill is uncer tain It could get tied up for a long time in Ihc Rules Committee Meantime Defense Department request for funds for the current year was re jected in full Monday by the House Appropriation Committee Available Funds The committee said the depart ment should use available funds to finance the programs for Which the new money had been request ed Most of the new money sought was for Army Navy and Air Force miiitary pay increases in which were voted by Congress since the last defense department budget was approved The request for additional funds came from former President Tru man before he left office last month ln some cases President Eisenhower revised the requests but in others he made no changes The additional money asked was for use during the balance of the current fiscal year which ends June 30 The committee said no vi tal programs would be hurtif the extra money were taken from other funds available to the department Other Agencies The defense fund requests considered along with recommen dations or additional money for   

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