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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette February 19, 1953

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Pull Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19 953 This Taper Consists of Two One No 111 Senate Votes to Remove 5 Cent Tax From Oleo Avoid Allied Embarrassment Just Modest Doc DENVER 8yearold boy recovering from encephalitis at Denvers Childrens Hospital was wheeled into a clinical session for doctors The boy no longer had seizures and convulsions but when a doctor asked him to leave his wheelchair he walked with his hands held tightly to his waist Cant you move your hands son a specialist asked quietly No Do your hands hurt No Will you try to move them for mo No Ive got to hold up my pajama pants the boy said Rep Velde Mrs Meyer Fight Over School Probe WASHINGTON Velde chairman of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee and Mrs Agnes Meyer wife of the board chairman of the Washington Post were embroiled Thursday iua hot argument growingbut of proposed congressional in uiry into Communist influ Demos Feel Farmers to Defeat GOP WASHINGTON Democrats displayed quiet confidence Thurs day that they have found an issue which may win them the 1954 elec tions and perhaps lay the basis for a return to national power in 1956 Many Republicans take issue with that appraisal The issue is falling farm prices and the views of Republican Sec retary of Agriculture Benson which Democratic lawmakers as sert are opposed to highlevel mandatory price supports GOP Senate Leader Taft of Ohio conceded Wednesday that if the Republicans dont do better than the Democrats did in the last two years in checking farm price drops we probably will lose the next election But Taft scornfully added this should not be a hard task because he said under the Democrats farm prices have been going down for the last two years The Agriculture Department meanwhile reported an advance in hog prices and officials there cited it as evidence supporting their contention there is a firrr foundation under situation the agricultura BULLETINS WASHINGTON InvesHgat Ing senators reported Thursday that payroll padding by racket eers and local politicians ata New Jersey waterfront added millions of dollars to this nations airbase building program North Africa in politician from India Saiffudin Kitchlew said Thursday that Russian Prime Minister Stalin favors a Korean armistice nces in schools It all started Mrs Meyer a speech to school leaders at tlantic City Tuesday accusing elde and two other congressional McCarthy R Vis and Jenner using demagogic methods in their robes She said liberty of con cience is endangered by the in estigation of schools and univer ities which Veldes group is plan ing Velde retorted that Mrs Meyers ttack was typical oE those being lade by intellectual pinks and oth rs following the Communist party inc And he added It is interesting to note that in he Moscow Pravda dated April 0 1947 Mrs Agnes M e y e r is quoted as writing to the journa Soviet Russia Today as follows We feel profound admiration fo he people of the Soviet simply makes you sick at hear vhen you hear many radio com mentators speaking so unjustly an disdainfully of the Russians Mrs Meyer branded this state ment an outright falsehood An the Post Thursday printed a lette t said was from the October 1946 issue of Soviet Russia signed b Mrs G S Mayer of Port Clem ents British Columbia containin the matter Velde attributed to th Washington woman The Post said it got in touc with Velde and informed him c the newspaper article so that h might correct his erroneous state ment if he wished to do so The newspaper added Pie conceded that it could b a case of mistaken identity but de clined to correct his press release He would not withdraw it he saic until and unless Mrs Meyer with drew what she said about him an Sen McCarthy Told that he had made a mi take and was being called in fal ness to give him a chance to co rect it he first said that if he ha made a mistake he would be gla to correct it Dulles Goal in Considering China Action WASHINGTON of tale Dulles has assured Allied ations the United States is seek g to avoid political embarrass icnts and troubles with them in larting new moves against Red hina One of several actioris under con deration Dullestold a news con ercnce Wednesday is a naval lockade of the China coast An Lher hesaid is stricter enforce ment of United Nations recom mendations against trade with hina Whole The whole range of measures f varying kind which could be dopted Dulles said is under in ensive study in the light of three onsiderations Their feasibility icir military consequences and the egree of political embarrassments nd troubles that might be caused ith out Allies It was Dulles first news con erence at the State Department ince he became secretary Dulles was asked what the ad linistration hopes to accomplish y repudiating secret understand ngs which permit enslave rient of foreign peoples as called or by President Eisenhower Proposed Action The proposed action Dulles said vould register dramatically what vc believe to be the many breaches jy the Soviet Union of the wartime mderstandings and register equal y dramatically the desire and hope of the American people that the aptive people shall be liberated On other subjects Dulles said 1 A principal U 5 purpose in the Far East is to end fighting n Indochina and Korea on ac ceptable terms and one way tq o about this is to replace Western forces such as those ofFrance and the U S with native troops so that Russia would no longer lave the advantage of tying up Western forces in combat with So viet satellites 2 This policy of relying more and more on native forces would apply toconsideration of increased aid to Indochina Also the U S I be glad to make available to France the experience of American officers in training Indochinese troops 3 In the Middle East the U S is considering giving aid to Egypt Other officials said an 11 million dollar aid program is near ap proval The State Department does not intend to follow a policy of coldshouldering Israel AP Wircpliolo THE CHAMP FLIPS housewife Isa bel Dix winner of the traditional 415yard flapjackflip ping sprint at OIney England demonstrates her technique for son Thomas 3 Mrs Dixs record time of one minute 72 seconds won her the international title over women of Liberal Kan who entered the traditional race in 1950 Controversial Authors Sfofe Depf Directs Voice on Selection House Is BULLETIN WASHINGTON policy chief for the Voice of America was confronted Thursday with a purported confession by Chinese Communist spy naming him as a man who leaked diplomatic secrets to the Reds during the post World War II struggle for control of China He denied there was any truth in it WASHINGTON W Senate in vestigators were advised Thursday he State Department ordered Wednesday that no material by any controversial authors Com munists or fellow travelers be used in its overseas information program W Bradley Connors policy chici of America operations testified he received such a di rective from Carl W McCardle assistant secretary of state for in formation He said he didnot know whether it had been issued per sonally by Secretary of State Dul les Connors was called before the Senate Investigations Subcommit tec From other witnesses it ha heard that he signed a Feb 3 di rective authorizing the Voice t use materials favorable to Uv United States written by Soviet ndorscd authors such as Howard asl Committee Chairman McCarthy RWis said Wednesday that Dul cs had countermanded the Feb 3 ireclive after it was called to his ttcntion The directive said that uch material might have a spe ial credibility among selected key uidicnces After Wednesdays disclosures Sen McClellan DArk told re porters he may demand that for nor Secretary of Slate Acheson be called as a witness at the inquiry nto the departments information activities Dulles announced late Wednes lay the resignation of Dr Wilson Complon as director of the infor mation administration He said the current Senate investigation had nothing to do wilhComptons res ignation Complon former president of Washington State College was re cruited by the Truman administra tion last year to supervise Slate Department information activities including the propaganda broad casts of the Voice Dulles said acceptance of the with appreciation for past service was in line with Eisenhower administration policy of bringing in new people 55 Will Speak During Debate DES MOINES W oleo margarine debate was at full tide in both Houses of the Legislature Thursday and oleo forces scored a new major triumph when the Senate voted 38 to 12 to repeal Iowas present 5 cents a pound tax on margarine The oleo forces also showed sig nificant strength in the House be fore members recessed atnoon to resume work during the on the earlier Senatepassed bill which would legalize sale of colored oleo in Iowa 3018 Vote Before adopting and sending to the House the oleo tax repeal bill Situation Is for America POSTMASTER GENERAL DES MOINES General Arthur Summerfield and Treasurer Ivy B Priest will be the chief speakers at the annual Lin coin Day Dinner of Iowa Republi cans in Des Moines March 19 Congressional Chiefs Confer WASHINGTON leaders of both parties reviewed Ihejglbbal military situation with P r e sident Eisenhower Thursday and a House member said after ward it was a portrayal of a grim picture The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and House spent an hour and a half with Eisenhower at the White House session They were briefed on KoreanWar strategy and the military and dip lomatic situations elsesvhere by Gen Omar Bradley chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and by Allen W Dulles chief of the Cen tral Intelligence Agency Ikes Assistant A presidential assistant Robert J Cutler also took part in jriefing Ho is in charge of liaison with the National Security Council After the session Rep Halleck House floor leader told Everybody knows it is a grim picture Another Congress member who attended said no conclusions were reached at the session unless you might say we are in a hell of a fix He asked not to be named Senate Republican Leader Tafl brushed by reporters declaring he had nothing nothing at all to say Then he tossed back over his shoulder as he strode from the White House It was a briefing on a lot of facts military and diplomatic Informative Briefing Halleck called it a very infor mative briefing which he said covered the whole military out look He added that it dealt with both the Korean and the Indochina wars among other things When Halleck declared t h a everybody knows the world situ ation amounts to a grim picture a reporter asked whether he mean on a military or economic basis Halleck said he meant both ant added that the situation repre sented a burden on thecconomy 5 AP Wlrepholo CUPIDS has scored twice with two sets of twins getting engaged in Cleveland Joan left and Janet Case 18 check sweaters of Don left and Dave Spderke 20 to see whose is whose Allies Hit Rubble of Red Center SEOUL fighterbombers Thursday blasted the smoking ruins a Communist training cen ter with tons high explosives in their third devastating strike in two days Screening US Sabre jet pilots shot down two Russianbuilt MIGs and possibly a US Fifth Air Force said Col Royal N Baker McKinney Tex shot down his 10th Red jet and became the second double jet ace of the Korean the Seriate voted down 3018 a pro posed amendment which would have continued the tax oncolored oleo if it becomes legal but dis pntinue it orv uncolofed oleo The oleo tax now produces about 1600000 a year but Sen Charles Van Eaton of Sioux City a chain tore operator said this loss would DC made up several times over by ncreascd collection state sales axes The House to the accompani ment of high debate quickly adopted two amendments and was n the midst of arguments over he question of whether oleo in Iowa should be sold in triangular segments as specified in the Sen ate bill The first amendment adopted by vote was one by Rep Wendell Pendletbnot Storm Lake to require that eachpound of coir ored oleo sold iii Iowa contain 15 000 units of VitaminA Adoption of this House proviso meant right offthejbat thateven if the House adopts the colored oleo bill it still must go Back to the Senate for concurrence ProOleo Strtngth Next by a 5550 vote which was considered an early reflection of prooleo strength the House adopt ed a move proposed by Rep Paul Parker of Des Moines which strikes from the Senate bill a clause requiring that eating places be compelled to serve oleo in tri angular pats with a screen indenta tion Next came the important amend War His score is tipped only nicnt offered by Rep Fred Schweti Spring Weather in State Leaves DES MOINES WVIowas spring like weather moved on after a one day visit and a new storm wa spreading rain and snow 9ver th state Thursday i Light snow started in the Sioux City area and was moving over the northern part of the state while light rain was overspreading the southern half Spencer reported heavy snow and a 20mile norther ly winds with visibility cut to about half a mile in that area V V AP Wlrephoto BEFORE AND snow plume at the top is what caused Bob Brockettof Modesto Calif to get in the predicament at the bottom TravelingUS 40 on the way to Boulder Colo for a wedding the Californian rounded a curve1 on a 9680foot pass and spotted the snow spewing from a plow In stoppinghis car it skidded and the back end rammed into a snow bank The Colorado highway de partment yanked the car from the bank with a chain car ried for such emergencies Bad Dust Storms Killing Wheat Crop in Southwest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New dust storms swirling across sections of Kansas Ok lahoma and Texas are cutting into the nations winter wheat crop Strong winds Wednesday kicked up the third major dust storm in 10 days in the three states which supply most of the countrys wheat In one Oklahoma county alone it was estimated that dam age amounted to about onethird of the crop And last years crop in that North Central Oklahoma county Garficld brought million County Agent J B Hurst who made the estimate said farmers there reported Wednesdays blow the worst theyve ever seen In Russell in Central Kansas County Agent Ga 1 e Mullen said most of that areas wheat crop is doomed unless moisture comes im mediately A drought during the latter half of 1952 and insufficient moisture this winter left the soil dry and loose Maj George A Davis of Lubbock Tex credited with 11 MfGs de stroyed before he failed to return from xi mission last year The Air Force said 195 thunder jets and Shooting Stars unleashed tons of bombs following up a 380 plane raid Wednesday on the area near Pyongyang North Korean Red capital Pilots reported the target was flecked with smoke and flame from Wednesdays raid Thursdays strike was the fourth in the area in less than a week All About The Weather City Heavy snow ending about noon Friday Increasing northerly winds with blowing and drifting snow through Friday Iowa Locally heavy snow over the extreme northwest Thursday night and Friday Minnesota Locally heavy snow gel of Davenport to strike out of the bill the Senate proviso requir ing that oleo be packaged in tri angular quarter pound segments to distinguish it from the familar rectangular form ofbutter Proolco forces say inclusion of such a provision would strike at the heart of the colored oleo move ment because they say no ma chinery is presently in existence to carry out such packaging The high tension generated by the oleo fight was indicated as the debate got under way Speaker William S Lynes gave a special warning at the outset against dem onstrations or applause either by members or spectators 55 Lynes said he had requests from 48 of the 108 membersto speak on the bill Later the number in creased to 55 By speeches were limited to five min utes each Rep Gladys Nelson of Newton the first to take the floor said she was arguing in behalf of Iowa housewives and she asserted pub lic opinion polls show an overr with considerable drifting most of south tions and east central por Bad man Smashes Way to Freedom FT WORTH Tex men including badman Floyd Hill smashed their way out of the Tar rant County Jail here Wednesday night One was recaptured a short time later Hill is one of three men charged in the robbery two Cu ban exiles here last Oct 3 at the Western Hills Hotel The break occurred when three prisoners on the fifth floor of the jaii slugged jailer Jim Holeomb with a shower pipe took his keys and then freed Hill GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 35 24 2G 34 23 whelming majority of lowans want colored oleo SAME Black jneinn raffle death In past Zi kauri Doctor Pays Transporting Liquor Into Iowa C W Lundquilt Swea City physician was fined and costs in District Court when he pleaded guilty to unlaw fully bringing intoxicating liquor into Iowa Hewas apprehended by Highway Patrolman Ward Allen a week ago near Lakota Allen had stopped to investigate an accident involving Dr Luadquist and an other machine Judge G W Stillman also con fiscated Lundquistscar a 1946 Plymouth which willbe sold at a sheriffs sale according to the stale law Dr Lundquist has been previously of pa similaroffense y ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: February 19, 1953

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