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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 23, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSfAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX AstocUted Presi and United Presi Full Lease Wlret Centi a Copy MASON CITYIOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 23 This Taper Consists ot Two W One Mans Opinion i A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Monoging Editor Remember Its Y0UR Red Cross are at least two compelling reasons why you will want to make your Red Cross contribution as generous as possible this year One of is that lad from down the even next needing a touch of homeover in a distant land that God forgot Its called Korea A heavily expanded Red Cross rec reational program for our young sters over there has been request ed by pur defense authorities The second of these reasons is the protection against the paralyz ing effects of polio in the 250 coni munities of America where in the months ahead this dread disease is expected to reach epidemic propor tions Here again our defense mbbilizatibn authorities have asked the Red Cross to be the Minister of Mercy Oddly enough these two requests for an expanded program were received at the very time the RedCross was developing a budget which would have been no and possibly a mite that of the past year All of a sud den therefore that dream went out the window Instead the people ol America are being called upon for total of million a top figure for a the present can be referred to as peacetime It Will Cost Million What would YOU have done ii you had been sitting in on thai meeting of the Red CrossBoard of Governors at which this decision had to be made While I cant say for sure I have a hunch that your judgment would have been the same as I did have a voice in the decision The Red Cross was born out of an instinct in mankind to alleviate the pain and distress in human beings everywhere Here was a Nationalists Void 1945 Treaty With Russia Governor Can Change Mind on Cherry Tree Complex CEDAR KNOLLS N J about George Washing tons choppingdown the cherry tree inspired two youngsters to try it for themselves Sunday George Metzgar Jr 6 picked out his tree hatchet in hand climbed butoh a limb to do some pre chopping1 surveying He dropped the hatchet It landed smack on the head of his 6yearold cousin Roger Khowles of Stroudsburg Pa Doctors stitched Rogers scalp an Alt Souls Hospital at Morristown where was reported as good Don King 15 of Wayriesburg Pa planned to have his picture taken next to a fallen cherry tree The tree he picked was on a high embankment He chopped Down came the two high volt age lines below Out went electric power lo 250 families It took crewmen several hours to repair the damage Don never got his picture r Signing Ruling on Tampered Hearse Bill Ike Nominates Bohlen as Ambassador to Reds WASHINGTON White House announced Mon day that President Eisenhower will nominateCharles Bohlen to be ambassador to Russia and Francis White to be ambas sador to Mexico Both Bohlen and White are career diplomats Reds Falter in Election in Austria VIENNA Austria UP The anti Marxist Austrian Socialist Party made substantial gains and the little Communist party lost strength in Austrias generalelec proposal to make widespread useitfons Sundayf according to unof of the one most effective treatment thus far devised for reducing the perils from a maladywhich 1 most us even shrink from mentioning infantile paralysis That the proposal carried with It the necessity for raising an ad ditional million had to becon not for long It isnt in the Red Cross tradition to say no to people in distress That just isnt the Red Cross way of doing things Red Cross Was Prepared There was the further fact that the gamma globulin project was an extension the Red CrosS pro gram in two respects First it called for the obtaining of a great amount of the Red Cross alone is equipped to do this ficial filial results The Socialists pulled to within one parliamentary seat of their coalition government partners the rightwing Peoples Party and won the greatest total of the popular vote Final Results Unofficial final results for the Second it was based on thefav orable results obtained through the use of the Red Cross blood stock in polio epidemic areas of Texas and Utah andat Sioux City Iowa Ultimately it seems all but cer tain there will be a vaccine to pro vide immunity against the poliomy elitis virus But that vaccine has not yet been perfected More than that it will be in short supply for some time after it has come into being Remember how it was with the sulfa drugs and penicillin We had to wait CG Process Outlined Therefore gamma globulin is be ing brought into the picture as rap idly as possible Its a blood de alive manufactured through a com plicated process in a limited few laboratories no more I think than a half dozen of them Because of this GG production will be limited in the months ahead and reserved as Ive al vready suggested for use in the 150 epidemic areas The actual alloca tion will be directed by the Office of Defense Mobilization with ad vice from the medical profession Everything connected with this GG fractionation process is highly too technical for me fully to comprehend let alone explain But the effectiveness of GG as a preventive of muscular paralysisstems from the fact that approximately six out of seven per sons have actually had knowing it in most cases We have built up in our blood cer tain antibodies which stay the paralyzing effects of polio Of Blood and Means The people of America almost without exception will want to give notonly oftheir means but of their blood for the furtherance of a pro gram designed to prevent shrunken limbs and gnarled bodies inour bne most precious boys and girls When the discussion in our Board of Governors meeting turned to the question of financing an expanded recreational program in Korea my mind went back seven or eight CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 IBS seats in Austrias third post war parliament gave the Peoples Party 74 scats the Socialists 73 the extreme rightist League of In dependents f4arid the Commu under the title of the peoples opposition four In the October 1949 elections the Peoples Party won 74 seats the Socialists 67 the League of Inde pendents 15 the Communists five and unaffiliated independents four Sunday the Socialists led the pop lar vote totals with 1818811 while the Peoples Party received 1781969 the League of Indepen dents 473022 the Communists 228228 and other groups 17244 Good Turn Out According to unofficial estimates 4319274 of Austrias 4598879 reg istered voters went to the polls in the third general election since World War II At Mexico City White will succeed William ODwyer for mer mayor of New York who re signed as ambassador last De cember State Department Counselor Bohlen now State Department counselor will succeed George F iCennan as envoy to Moscow Ken nan recently was labeled person ally unacceptable by the Soviet Union and has returned to this country Bohlen is regarded as a top ex pert on Russia His prospective ap pointment as ambassador had been clisclosed priorto Mondays formal announcement Moscow dispatches over the weekend said the Soviet Union had notified the Eisenhower adminis tration that Bohlen was acceptable Harvard Graduate A native of Clay tonNY Boh len 48 is a graduate of Harvard University He entered the foreign service in 1929 and has served at Prague Paris Moscow and Tokyo was assistant secretary of state from 1927 to 1933 Among other places he has served in Buenos Aires Madrid and Havana DES MOINES Wl House Speaker William S Lynes told the House in a statement Monday that the attorney generals office has advised him the governor has a right to change his mind about a legislative bill if the governor does so within the legal time limit Lynes said also his investigation of alleged tampering showed there had been ho evidence of changes in subject matter on two 1949 legislative bills Noted Tampering The situation arose when the Secretary of State Melvin D Syn horst reported lastweek that he had noted evidence of tampering with 1949 legislative bills One ofthe bills pertained to in creasing the motor vehicle license fees on hearses The other measure had to do with animal health cer tificates Late in he 1949 session Gov William S Beardsleys office re ported he had signed the hearse bill Later the governors office an nounced that the report was er rorieous and that he had vetoed the hearse bill The animal health measure was signed into law Following Syn tiorsts disclosure Beardsley said he was sure no tampering with the bills occurred in his office Lynes statementwent that the attorney generals offict advised him he had hd duty in th situation The attorney generals office added however that Lynes or any other member of the House may introduce a resolution calling BULLETINS WASHINGTON OP President Eisenhower asked the Senate Monday to provide him with the money to k e e p the Council of Economic Advisers in existence The House last week voted to knock out funds for the council WASHINGTON of the Interior McKay Monday urged Congress to grant Hawaii immediate statehood GlobeGazette photo by Musser MASON CITY PAIR HURT IN and Mrs Roy E Burgess 1436 Wilson SW were injured Monday at 730 am when tkeir car was struck by a Minneapolis and St Louis Railroad freight train at the crossing on 15th SE The locomotive struck the car on the right side and dragged it about 50 feet before coming to a halt The right door of the car was torn loose foreground Mrs Burgess39 was treated at Mercy Hospital for moderate shock and possible internal injuries Burgess 44 received only minor body injuries Cause of the mishap was not determined No Farm Price Peril Aiken Arent Going Through Floor for an investigation Nothing Done There had been under cover in cations that such a move might be made However nothing wasdone about it immediately following the speakers statement Lynes quoted from an opinior from Atty Gen Leo Hoegh which said the speaker has no specific duties in the matter The Lynes statements then re ferred to the privileges of the governor changing his vetoor ap proval of bills after he has signed them In this matter Hoeghs signed statement said Withinthe period fixed by the constitution the governor may de liberate as to the propriety of ap proving any act of the Legislature and may sign the act and erase his signature and untie it has passed beyond his control by the constitutional or customary modes of legislation he may reconsider and retract any approval previous ly made All About The Weaihcr Mason City cloudy with occasional ligftt snow and turning colder Iowa Tuesday increasing cloudi ness rain southeast by afternoon or night Minnesota Partly cloudy south mostly cloudy with occasional snow north Monday and Tuesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum 34 Minimum 14 At 8 a m 17 YEAR AGO Maximum 26 Minimum 23 AP WlrepJxrto PRESIDENT ENTERS CHURCH Eis enhower tips his hat as he Is escorted intothe yard of Christ Episcopal Church in Alexandria Va by Mayor Marshall Beverley Mrs Eisenhower is in right background The President and the First Lady sat in George Washing tons pew in the old brick church asthey attendedmorn ing services on the anniversary of the first birthday v WASHINGTON Ifl Sen Aiken RVt said Monday he believes the peril point has been passed on farm prices Many Democrats have bfien contending a Decline is under Farm prices are stabilizing al slightly lower levels and they may go up somewhat Aiken said in an interview That doesnt mean everything is rosy but farm prices arent going through the floor Billion Income The Agriculture Depart mcnl meanwhile forecast that farm income from the sale of pro ducts this month wduld be about two billion dollars or just about the same as in Februaryof last year In January it said receipts from marketings were 000 approximately the level of January 1952 January receipts from livestock and livestock products were re ported to have been or about 6 per cent under the fig ure for the same month last year Receipts for crops however were up 14 per cent from the same month of 1952 Aiken is chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee which ar ranged a hearing Monday on gov ernment sales of corn and other commodities acquired under price support operations Some congressmen have contend ed those helped push down market prices recently Congress Control Aiken GOP Senate Leader Taft of Ohio and other Republicans in sist that Democrats have been shouting about skidding farm prices in the hope of recapturing control of Congress next year Taft argues that farm prices have been skiddingfortwo years and that now the Democrats are trying to blame the Republicans although they have controlled the government for less than five weeks Secretary of Agriculture Benson has been the chief target of Demo cratic attacks Aiken has promised lo call Ben son before the Senate committee for a publicExplanation of his farm policies in the near future He1 says Benson is goingto win out in spite of these organized at tacks on him SEN AIKEN Cage Pairings Announced for District District pairings for thn boys tournament in Mason City for ncxl week Were announced Monday afternoon The games will be played on Monday Tuesday Wed nesday and Friday at Roosevelt Fieldhouse and competition will be in all three divisions for the right to advance to substate play The pairings MONDAY Rake vs Fertile A Nora Springs vs Clear Lake TUESDAY Klemme vs Mclntire A vs Mason City Holy Family WEDNESDAY AA Mason City vs Charles City FRIDAY championship finals championship UNITY IN AMERICAS SANTIAGO Chile WTThe presi dents of Chile and the Argentine pushed foe eventual South Ameri can unily Monday following th signing of a treaty to wipe out trad barriers between their two couh tries Temple University President Report New Voice Choice WASHINGTON Robert L Johnson of Philadelphia president of Temple University was re ported Monday to be the Eisen hower administrations choice to take over direction of the State Departments overseas informa tion program i A congressional source unwill ing to bequoted by name told newsmen he understood that Sec retary of State Dulles had or shortly would ask Johnson tobe come head of the international Information Administration Itsactivities include the Voice of America operations now un der investigation by the Senate Investigations Subc o m mi 11 e e headed by Sen McCarthy R Dr Wilson Co mpton former president of Washington State Uni versity resigned lastweek as HA administrator in accepting Cdrhptons resignation said it was not related to the Senate inquiry The source reporting that John son might be Complons succcsso said there was some doubt Johr son would take on the job unles the information program was re moved from the State Departmen and established under a new inde pendent agency Therehas bee talk of making it independent McCarthys Investigations Sub committee searching for evidenc of waste smd subversion i Voice operations took tcstimon behind closed doors Monday from Nathaniel Wcyl Meat Union Chief Raps Sec Benson f 4 i v DBS MOINES director of the CIO United Packinghouse Vorkers for Iowa arid Colorado Monday criticised Secre ary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Bcn on for declining to meet with a elegation fiom our organization nd the Iowa Farmers Union Russell Bull called for a stcpped p campaign price t full parity after Benson spoke o the National Farm Institute aturday The union director said the labor nd farm delegation bore ures of 20000 lowans calling for lim to support the income of live lock producers We intend he said to con inue and step up the campaign or signatures not only among armprsbut also among business men and workers whose welfare is led closely to that of the farmers Perhaps that will help to bring tfr Benson to do something spe cific about livestock prices before t is too late to do anything he said More than 100 UPW and Far mers Union members picketed the hotel where Benson spoke Satur day carrying signs saying Parity jaracle for 100 per cent price supports Clears Way to Assist Blockade Treaty Contained Rights to Ports By SPENCER MOOSA TAIPEH Formosa Uft 4 Chiang Kaishekf Free China1 in a dra matic cold war move of open de fiance to Soviet Russia Monday announced it was declaring null and void the Nationalist Chinese Russian1 Treaty of 1945 The movev clears the way for Nationalist participation in any blockade of the Red Chinese main land r Signed in The treaty signed in Moscow in 1945 was an outgrowth of the Yalta agreement It gave Russia full rights to two Manchurian ports Dairen and Port Arthur In effect Russia repudiated the treaty when Moscow was first to recognize the new Pciping Red regime when it came to power in 1949 Later Peiping claiming sov ereignly of all China announced it was continuing to adhere to the Moscow treaty Foreign Minister George Yeh de claredthe United States had not been consulted on the action be cause it was purely an internal matter Nationalist China declared the treaty had been violated and nullified by the Soviet Union in carrying out its program of ag gression in China i The Nationalist foreign recommended the step Febr 11 and it was approved by the cabinetit still the islature Mere Formality But this is a mere formality Apart from giving Russia special rights in Manchuria including vir tual control of Dairen and Port Arthur the treaty agreed to a plebiscite the outcome of which was to make Outer Mongolia a technically independent state but for all practical purposes part of the Soviet Union a Renunciation of the treaty means among other things Chinas ultimate plans include the detachment of outer Mongolia front the Soviet orbit i The legislative Yuan will protjj ably approve the cabinets action Tuesday thus completing the pro cess by which so far as Free China is cpncernedj the SihoSoviet Treaty becomes nonexistent V American Reaction Meantime in this country the Brownell Seconds Order Barring Charlie Chaplin WASHINGTON Attorney Jeneral Herbert Brownell Jr is standing pat on an orderissued by iis Democratic predecessor bar ring Movie Actor Charlie Chaplin from returning to this country A Justice Department spokes man said the order has not been reviewed by the departments new Republican officials because there is nothing that needs review The order he added isdefinitely still in effect Former Attorney General James P McGranery issued the order last September shortly after Chaplin sailed for his native England with his wife Oona and their four chil dren They are still abroad McGranery instructed US port officials tobar Chaplin from re entering the United Stales until the 63yearold comedian could prove at an immigration service hearing thatheis admissible under US alien laws McGranery gave no reason for his action at the time But he later it was prompted in part by grave moral charges levelled against Chaplin and by published charges that he was proCommunist Chinese Nationalist repudiation of their 1045 treaty with Soviet Russia was viewed by American officials as largely a gesture for purposes of morale and the diplomatic rec ord Authorities doubled Me action had significant connectioni with talk of a blockade or Nationalist plans to raidthe China mainland Repudiationhad been discussed between Taipeh and Washington as a possibility even before r the Na tionalists were expelled to For mosa However the Chiang Kai shek government took the actual step without close consultation with the United As long as the treaty remained in force the Nationalists sindSoviet Russiawere pledged to friendship and support even while Moscow was openly helpingthe Chinese Communists againstChiang Mild Weather Over Country By THE ASSOCIATE DEPRESS The weather wasmildand gen crally seasonable over the nation Monday A Except for locally subzero con ditions in Northwestern Wisconsin 4 at Gransburg tures were mild but in keeping with the season Light snow fell over the North ern Rockies Northern Great Lakes and regions to the East Southern Texas and the coast of Louisiana had light rain Skies were mostly clear elsewhere FIND URANIUM DARWIN Australia W Throe prospectors reported a new find of uranium ore Monday in Austra lias northern territory 55 SAME   

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