Mason City Globe Gazette, February 20, 1953

Mason City Globe Gazette

February 20, 1953

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper E EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HENEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWA NS1 NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and Unlied Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20 1953 This Paper Conslsta ut Two Ono No 114 McCarthy C Dept Hamstring In Hawaii In Mason City HAWAIIAN WELCOME Governor designate1 Wilder Kingand Mrs King are given a typical welcome in warm Hawaii on their arrival from Washington A policeman was detailed to remove the flower leis which threatened to swamp the Kings FAMILIAR STREET SCENE Many North Iowa Friday were doing exactly what M R Bailey a sales man from Perry is doingabove scraping an accumula tion of ice from his car windshield A freezing sleet fell in Mason City on top of a fresh snowfall Thursday night Social Security Bill Is Sidelined To Conduct Broad Study WASHINGTON m The House Ways and Means Committee Friday virtually killed chances of con gressional action this year on pro posals to expand the social security program President Eisenhower and con gressional leaders after a confer ence Feb 9 listed expansion of so cial security coverage as one of the 11 must items that Congress should consider before a recess planned in July Asks Extension Eisenhower during the presiden tial campaign called for extension of Iho old age and survivors in surance program lo cover millions of persons not included now These include doctors lawyers farmers and others The Ways and Means Committee put the brakes on this plan by ap pointing a subcommittee to make a broad study of the whole social security picture Rep Reed chairman of Ihe full commiltee said he expect ed this study would preclude any legislative action this year on social security proposals He said the idea is to survey the entire program and get the bugs out of it The committee is not inclined to act on piecemeal proposals until the entire study is completed Reed said He said House members would cooperate with the Eisen hower administration in making the survey and he understood the Pres ident wanted such a study Appointed Chairman Rep Curtis RNcb was appoint ed chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee He too said the survey would take many months and legislation should not be ex pected until next year Curtis said in a statement We expect to work closely with Presi dent Eisenhowers administration and with the Senate We will strive to be as thorough as we can and we will seek the assistance of the most qualified people in the field lo the the best and soundest legislative recommendations possi ble can be made to the Congress Many Problems We plan to begin by studying the present social security laws and by giving detailed attention to the many problems involved Reed and Curtis have both been critics in Ihe pasl of whal Ihey call the hodge podge development the present system of AnheuserBusch Buys Cardinals The St Louis sold Friday for ST LOUIS UV Cardinals were to AnheuserBusch Inc of St Louis one of the nations largest breweries The sale was announced jointly by the brewery and Fred M Saign who decided to take himself out oi baseball after gelling a Ifimonlh prison sentence for income tax Al Wircphoto POUND DEAD June Christoff a Penn State College senior from Frugality Pa was found strangled in the bedroom of her home Thursday night Her brother Jean who left on a hunt ing trip shortly before the body was discovered is being sought by police for questioning ThreeYear New CostofLiving Index Due Next Week WASHINGTON Iff brand new costofliving index computed after an exhaustive 3year price and spending stir vey across the nation makes its first appearance next week Clague commissioner of the Labor Department Former Editor Dies at Garner Ray Jorgenson Once Klemme Publisher A Jorgenson r7 ormer editor and publisher of the Klemme Times and owner and nanager of lhc North Iowa Prinl ng Co al Garner died suddenly of a heart attack at his borne in lamer at 3 am Friday Because of declining health Mr Jorgenson leased the Kl e m m c Times last fall and moved to Gar ner where he devoted his full time to his job printing business In re cent weeks his wife has been in active management Mr Jorgenson was born in Gar ner March 24 1895 son of Mr and Mrs Jens Jorgenson He was mar ried to Mary Jane Davis it Lin coln Neb June 25 1910 Beginning his newspaper career with the old Hancock County Demo crat at Garner he became editor and publisher of the Klemme Times in 1918 and continued to publish it until last fall Survivors include the wife and a son Ray A Jorgenson Jr who is a captain in the U S Air Force Jke Grateful for Fight WASHINGTON UP Eisenhower has personally thanked Sen Harry F Byrd D Va for starting the Senate fight over confirmation of Defense Sec retary Charles E Wilson it was learned Friday Byrd was the first senator lo call altcnlion lo a law which pro hibits government officials from doing business with firms in which they have a private interest In the controversy thai followed Wilson and three top aides were forced to sell valuable stock holdings in or der to win Senate approval Close friends of the senator re ported today that Mr Eisenhower elephoned Byrd recently and hanked him warmly for raising the ssue so that it could be met at the outsel of the new administration Questioned about the incidcnl Byrd said he did not care to com menl He has said previously how ever lhat he raised the question because he did not want the ad ministration lo gel off lo a bad slarl by unwillingly violating an anticorruption law Wilson and Deputy Defense Sec retary Roger M Kyes both were former officials and stockholders of General Motors Corp of Labor Statistics says t h c new index though not an exact measurement the most comprehensive ii the past 20 years The consumers price index is nothing more than a monthly meas Funeral arrangements been completed Friday had not AHEAD OF WEATHER CHEROKEE UP Officers of Company L of the Iowa National Guard here anticipaling further bad weather before winters encf scheduled a drill Thursday night lo make up in advance for any ses sions that might be missed SPIRIT LAKE STATION SPIRIT LAKE Wl An officia US government weather station was opened here Thursday for the first lime in 48 years T urcmcnt of the change in with the Hind reds accent on of goods and services sought by moderate income fam dies who live in big and small ci ies Taken all together BLS call these 300 items ranging from cig arets to surgery the market has kcl of goods and services whicl amilies of wageearners and cleri cal workers musl buy to maintain heir level of living The American people are con stantly changing their spcndin lahits Ten years ago there wer almosl no lelevision sels Toda there are nearly 21 million sets are now as much a part of th average familys budget as auto mobiles and movies Thus TV set will now be included in the mar ket basket and their changing costs will become part of the monthly index SubZero Wave Enters State Blizzard in Northwestern Part of Iowa By UNITED PRESS A snow storm belted Norlhwcsl rn Iowa for the second ilay Fri lay clogging many roads irifts and rain and light snow fell n the rest of the state Cold winds up to 25 miles an hour whipped two to six inches of now across dienorthwest into 1 rifts several feel deep Some rural schools were closed Airline flights it Des Moincs were cancelled be cause of blizzards in Minnesota the Dakotas Nebraska and Kansas Temperatures in Northwestern xwa didnt go above the low 20s School Bus Found By UNITED PRESS The worst blizzard since the disastrous storms of 1949 blew across western states Friday and blocked roads with mountainous snowdrifts A school bus missing for 17 hours was found 12 miles north west of Sterling Colo The driver and his young charges had found shelter at a farmhouse and were eating bacon and eggs Sheriff Ernie Brown used a power tractor to track down the missing bus He found the chil dren safe and well The southeast was mild with rain and highs of 15 to 50 A frigid air mass will plunge th mercury Friday night to near zcr in the northwest and five to 1 above in the southeast the wealh erman said The Iowa Highway Commissio reported A severe snow storm covers ai area northwest of a line through Council Bluffs Fort Dodge and DC corah Highways in this area are generally slippery with ice am packed snow Roads in the rest of the state arc wet the commission said High way 52 was covered with water am ice two miles north of Dubuquc and traffic was dctoured on High ways 20 and 13G Deny ABombs in Minnesota WASHINGTON Wl Swift dcnin of a rumor that cup size atomic bombs were dropped recently it tests in Northern Minnesota came Thursday night from the Atomic Energy Commission US atomic IcsLs on this conli nent are conducted only at the proving grounds in Nevada com mission officials said A spokesman for the Civil Defense Adminislra tion said that agency had no in formation on any Minnesota tests The Air Force which presumably vould take part in any such tests lad no comment The Canadian Press in a dis patch from Ft Frances Ont hac quoted E W Downward civil de cnsc director at Internationa Palls Minn as saying three cup size bombs were dropped within he last three months on a bombin range in that area SAME Black flag means traffic dentil In past Toft States Government Under Terrific WASHINGTON Taft of Ohio said Friday the Eisenhower administration has been saddled with a terrific burden of pro posed longrange military spend ing in its efforts to balance the budgcl But he and Sen Millikin of Colo rado chairman of the conference of all Republican senators pre dicted that spending will be cut and an increase avoided in the 275 billion dollar legal debt limit Debt Limit Im sure we will not lift the debt limit Millikin told inter viewers Jf we went on the Tru man budget we would have lo in crease it bul were not Taft GOP Senate leader said the public ought lo know just what a terrific burden was left lo us by the Truman administration with its spending rep resented not only in Ihe 000 budgcl former President Tru man sent lo Congress for Ihe year beginning July 1 but in fiveyear planning for military outlays Underestimated Supplementing this Chairman Bridges RNH of the Senate Ap propriations Committee said there is a possibility that Truman lin dcrcslimalcd spending for the next year by billion dollars That would pul Ihe prospective deficit by Trumans figures al over 15 billions j Mailman Gets Revenge CUMBERLAND Mel V The mailmans continuing battle wiih dogs took a reverse twist here Friday A dog owner sued a mailman for a vicious and wanton attack on his pel a chihuahua David T Tharp sought damages from mail carrier John T Clark in Circuit Court Tharps suit charged that Clark viciously and wantonly stamped the dog lo death and quoted the mailman as declaring hed kill all the dogs and cats he found Attempts to Delay Oleo Debate in House Fail DES MOINES two unsuccessful attempts to clay action until Monday or later on the bitterly contested ileo bill the House proceeded with debate but recessed un il Friday afternoon without takinga vote on any of i the Witnesses Condemn Voice early 20 remaining amend nents At the noon hour vas an unsuccessful attempt for he usual adjournment until Mon ay but this was votecl down anil inotion to recess wasadopted Many members said they wanted 0 try to complete action on the ncasure Friday Delay Action The House look up a large por ion of the morning with the at empts lo delay action and parlia mentary tangles before proceed ng with debate At one point llep arl H Ringgcnherg Ames voiced 1 blistering criticism at both the butter and olco contenders He irgcd fair play and getting on to i quick final vole on the bill The first attempt to delay ac tion was defeated by a vote of 55 Thereafter Hep George Paul Brooklyn headman o the bultc forces withdrew a request for call of the House It a call c the House had been approved BULLETIN DES MCHNES The Towa House adjourned Friday after noon for the weekend thus delay ing a finai vote on the bitterly contested oleo bill at least until Monday would have required that all ab sent members be brought back to the chamber regardless of where hey were The roll call vote or lofcnnent showed that only Hep arl A Miller Cedar Falls was ibscnt Rep Ernest Palmer Jr Ft Madison had moved that debate on the bill to legalize the sale ol colored olco be deferred until Mon lay The House spent all day Thursday on the measure withovii aking final action on it Those who voiced objections to the proposed delay on the olco bill pointed out that the House previ ously had agreed to take up begin ning Monday in order three bills to Irastically revise the stale em ploye pension system Greater Importance Those who opposed Palmers move said the pension bills were of much greater importance than he olco bill and there was no reason why the debate on the oleo measure should not continue Fri day morning as planned Palmer next attempted unsuc cessfully to delay Ihe olco bill un il the pension bills had been dis posed of The move lost on a vote of rjfl7 when Lyncs ruled that the favorable 56 votes was short of the required two thirds majority U S Group for Missouri Basin Recommended WASHINGTON of a Ivemcmber federal commission o direct development of land and valer resources in the Missouri Basin was recommended Friday iy the Missouri Basin Survey Com viission Three members of the Itman group dissented calling instead or the slates ip their own same job The commissions report con in the area to agency lo do set the laining both Ihe majority and ml nority views was submitted I President Eisenhower The major Say AntiRed Stories Mild WASHINGTON W1 Sen McCar thy KWis angrily accused the State Department Friday of a move to make his investigations of the department 10 limes more difficult He called Walter Bedell Smith undersecretary of stale to testify Friday afternoon before the Sen ate Investigations Subcommittee conducting the inquiry to explain whether he knew of it Public Hearing McCarthy told the subcommittee in u public hearing that an order purportedly approved by Smith Wednesday countermands one is sued on Feb 12 instructing staff members to fully with the subcommittee and to answer all questions of its investigators Earlier McCarthys committee digging into alleged subversion in the voice of America developed stories of antiCommunist rcfcr nccs cut from broadcast scripts nd of a Voice officials suggesting o a new woman employe that she oin a collcclivist group and bear hildren without benefit mar iage Virgil H Fulling a New York employe of the Voice testified to he Semite Investigations Subcom mittee that three oE his fellow workers watered down antiCom munist references in scripts until he felt he was fighting sinister in ity recommended that Congrcs establish a federal commissio with the members o be appointe by the make it re sponsiblc for 1 Directing federal developmen of Missouri Basin resources anc 2 CoordinaHng those activities with development activities of the talcs A statement by the three dis senting Young R RKan and II of the school of engineering of the University of that instead of a cdcral commission a coordinal ng agency should be established y a compact among the basin atalcs and the federal government The 295page report said the 11 members of the survey commis sion were unanimous in agreeing hat a central organization is icedcd to direct and coordinate icvclopmcnl of the land and water resources of the basin Rep Hope I Person dean All The Weaiher Mason City Some blowing snow Friday night Iowa Partly cloudy lo cloudy with snow flurries north portion Fri day night Minnesota Cold cast central wave south and GlobeGazette Weather Data up lo 8 amFriday Maximum 32 Minimum 28 Al 8 am 3t Precipitation 1 inch MT TRIDENT STILL smoke continued to spiral from lava pour ing down the southwest wall of Mt Trident Friday Navy photographers said a column of steam and smoke was visible a mile and a half into the air fluences in his work He named Iheni as Harold Berman Donald Taylor and Robert Goldman Sen Jackson ashed Fulling Do you think they are Communists Fulling I would not like slate my opinion on that Friendly fo Reds Chairman McCarthy Arc you convinced they are friendly to the Communist cause Fulling I do believe that Fulling said there had been finite a change for the better since the subcommittee began its investigation Miss Nancy Lenkeith an exem ploye of the Voice who said she had been fired testified that in her opinion much purported anli Communisl propaganda aimed at France was detrimental aY could be to the welfare of our country Miss Lenkeith started to tell of an ambition she said one of her bosses had to establish a coUecti vist group of subordinates Bui McCarthy cut her off wiih Ihe comment lhat many children are watching the televised hear ings Later the subcommittee put into its record testimony she gavei hind closed doors concerning Troup Matthews former head of the Voices French section This was to the effect that Mat thews when lie hired her invited her to join such a collectivist group and start bearing children al though she is unmarried She said she was a little bit stunned by the offer Fulling identified himself as chief of Ihe LatinAmerican news serv ice of the Voice Watering Down He presented to the subcommittee documents which he said covered a specific instance of watering down last Jan 21 the day after President Eisenhowers inaugura tion On that day Fulling related he prepared a script which told of pro American demonslrations by anti Communists elements in Guata mala The demonstrations were a spon taneous showing of affection of the American people and gratification over Eisenhowers inauguration Fulling said However he said that the de scription antiCommunist was twice pencilled out of his copy on the central news desk of the Voice in New York Fulling said Ihe editing was done fay Goldman at the direction oE Taylor The witness said he protested to Taylor without avail and that they took the issue to Berman assistant chief of the newsbranch Berman upheld Taylor Fulling said Fulling said he had encountered many similar instances in the last year and a half The cause seemed so hopeless he said It seemed I was battling alone against what I would call sinister influences U ;

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