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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28 1953 Tills Pnper Consists of Two Ono No 121 AP Wjroplioto RIVER SEASON river season on the Mississippi opened at Burlington with the passing through the Burlington rail bridge of the towboat E B Ingram push ing three oil barges to Bettendorf It was the earliest a towboat had arrived in the area Jelke to Appeal Conviction He Had Enough CLEVELAND after clay week after week the same two passengers balked when bus driver Ed Van Horn asked them to step to the rear Friday Van Horn had enough He stalked from the crowded city bus and quit I wont take those guys down town he snorted to a dismayed transit inspector Every morning its the same thing Its the same two guys Im going to Florida Right now The passengers were put on another bus And Van Horn after 10 years on the job turned in his badge House and Senate Joined for Probe of Colleges WASHINGTON IP Congressional sources disclosed Saturday that Senate and House investigators will join forces next month in their search for Communist influences in education They said arrangements have been made for public hearings by the w House Un American Activi Navy Hits Red Harbor at Wonsan SEOUL Korea Ameri can heavy cruiser Los Angeles taking up where the US battle ship Missouri left off Bailed into Wonsan harbor S a t u r d a y and shelled Red coastal guns and sup ply warehouses with her nine eight inch guns Ignoring the Communist coastal batteries the escort destroyer USS Hammer added its fiveinch batter ties Committee and a Senate Inter nal Security subcommittee The exact date has not been picked It was understood that Vice Pres ident Richard M Nixon onetime member of the House committee helped in arranging the unification deal Plan Made All Chairman Harold H Velde RI11 of the House group would say was that a plan for coardin ation and cooperation has been ies to the bombardment of the already shellbattered port Navy planes from US Task Force 77 spotted targets for the Los Angeles The Big Mo re peatedly battered the Wonsan in stallations Friday with her 16inch guns Full details on the bombardment by the Los Angeles were not im mediately available but a Navy spokesman said he presumed the reached with so we wont Senate all be committees chasing the same witnesses and getting in each others hair The Senate subcommittee head ed by Sen William E Jenncr R Ind kicked off the Reclsineduca tion inquiry on Feb 10 by question ing four New York municipal col lege officials All of them refused to say whether they were Commu nists and accused the investigators of violating academic freedom anc freedom of thought Velde got his investigation rolling with public hearings this week Three present or former college professors said they were members Could Get 40 Years NEW YORK WJ Counsel for VImot Mickey Jelke say they will appeal the conviction of the young margarine heir on two counts of compulsory prostitution The allmale jury Friday night ound the 23yearold Jelke guilty HI two of three counts but reconv mended mercy Immediately after the verdict hief Defense Counsel Samuel Se gal said The case will be appealed afler he The blue ribbon panel deliber ated less than five hours to reach a decision culminating a 25day rial featuringclosed door prose ution testimony by admitted call jirls who plied their trade in cafe society circles General Sessions Judge Francis Valente scheduled sentencing or March 20 Jelke pale anc shaken by the verdict was re nanded to city prison pending his possible release next week on bail He faces a maximum of 40 years jail 20 years on each count Under law the minimum term for compulsory prostitution is two years but the court has the power 0 suspend execution of the sen tence The jurys mercy plea in no way binds Judge Valente Jelke was convicted of inducing Pat Ward 19 into prostitution anc attempting to do likewise with 25 yearold Marguerite Cordova The jury acquitted Jelke of trying to force Pat Thompson 23 into prostitution After Jelke was led away to his cell his attorney Samuel Segal was asked how the verdict af fected his client We didnt ask him Segal re plied Hes just a kid and so I didnt ask him cruiser had slipped back out of of a Communist at Harvarc harbor before nightfall American B29s blasted three large enemy supply areas near Pyongyang in a brilliant moonlight raid Friday night They met no opposition Sabres went up Saturday after noon looking for MIGs but failed to find anyof the Russianbuilt jets Spotty breaks in bad weather al lowed a few fighterbombers to raid Red battlefront installations BULLETINS AUGUSTA Ga President Eisenhower will confer in Wash ington Tuesday with Gen James A Van Fleet who recently re turned as commander of the Eighth Army in Korea TAIPEH Formosa UP General Chiang Kaishek Satur day night called on 8000000 Nationalist Chinese to complete their preparations in 1953 for an invasion of Com munistheld mainland China in he late 30s and gave the com mittcc the names of 18 other mem bcrs Cell Member But Prof Wendell E Furry o Harvard who was identified as a cell member refused to say i he ever belonged to the party on grounds it was none of the commit tees business and his answers might incriminate him The committee moved the inves tigation behind closed doors Fri day and ran into an even lesstalk alive Barrows Dun ham of Temple University Dun ham gave the committee his name address and date and place of hi birth Then he shut up completely on grounds he might incriminate himself SAME flajr means traffic drilh past i hsurs In All About Raging Iranian Mobs Force Mossadegh From His Home Reds Offer to Trade Prisoners Would Swap I British Man Chinese Girl LONDON Communism Saturday offered a sensational hu man British businessman in a Hungarian jail for a Chinese girl guerilla chief facing Ihe gal lows in jungles of faroff Malaya The trade was authoritatively said to have been suggested to the British legation in Budapest Hun gary and to British Foreign Sec retary Anthony Eden in London The British Foreign Office main tained official silence in the case In Budapest British Minister Robert M A Hankey told newsmen ie could neither confirm nor deny the report Central Figures The central figures involved in the offer were Edgar Sanders 43yearold cousin of Movie Star George Sanders who was sentenced to prison on spy charges along with American Rob ert Vogeler in February 1950 Lee Meng alias Lee Ten Tai now 25 a petulantlooking Chinese wom an accused by the British of being one of the highestranking female Communists in embattled Malaya She was seized in the rich tinmin ing state of Perak in July 1952 Af ler two trials she was sentenced to hang for possessing a hand grenade in violation of Malayan emergency regulations It was the first time the Euro pean Communist movement had come openly to the defense of an Asian Communist in Ihe bitter Ma layan jungle struggle Cabinet Rejects Despite lack of official comment the London Daily Express said it had learned that Eden favored ac cepting the proposal but that the majority of the British cabinet had turned thumbs down That World Communist councils in Budapest Moscow and Peiping were involved appeared obvious Sanders was Budapest manager of the American International Standard Electric Co when he was arrested and jailed At that time the British dcmned his and lies Foreign trial for Office con distortions AID TREATY ANKARA Turkey Commu nist Yugoslavia formal Saturday signed a formal treaty with Turkey and Greece declaring their joint de termination to defend themselves against any exterior force The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness through Sunday fowa Sunday partly cloudy to cloudy and colder with possible snow southwest by evening Minnesota Fair and considerably colder Saturday night with near cold wave conditions GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 31 Minimum 24 At 8 a m 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 25 At wirepnmo FOWL PLAY a pet pigeon enters into a little fowl play on the hat of JoAnn Garveyy Grof Boone The pigeon has been a part of the R A Garvey family since last fall when Terry 7 found it with a broken leg and the four Garvey children nursed it back to health The bird now is a fine feathered friend to all except the family cat SCANTY PROTEST FOR WINNIE BathingSed Sheila Hynd coed at Englands Reading University passes London bobby on leaving No 10 Downing Street after handing in a protest to Prime Minister Winston Churchill Miss IIynd and other Reading coeds made a protest over called an outrageous insult from men of the university who invited three French girls to Jeacl the an nual carnival Congress Directs Ike Gets Clear Call to Condemn Red Terror WASHINGTON The Eisenhower administrate lad a clear call from Congress Saturday to condemn Russit before the United Nations for its terror campaign agains Jews and other Iron Curtain minorities There were report he President might order move soon in line with his ef ort to step up the psychological offensive against Communism But final decision apparently has nol cen made The Senate voted 790 in favor f Ihe protest late Friday It acted shorUy afler the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously ap proved Mr Eisenhowers resolution on Russian violation of secret agreements Lf S diplomats said the adminis rations strategy on the antisemi ic campaign probably would be to try to get as many free nations as possible to join either in de nouncing Russia verbally in the eneral Assembly or in pressing for a formal resolutionof condem nation In deciding what to do however State Department experts are said o be worried about angering the Arabs at the very moment the West is trying to draw lhem into he longstalled Middle East de fense organization As first proposed the Senate resolution to censure Russia was directed only at the recent Hitler tike campaign against Jews in Iron Curtain countries But the State Department said this might antagonize the Arabs who would regard it as favoring their longtime enemies and play into the hands of Soviet propagan dists The Foreign Relations Commit tee then made the resolution a sweeping condemnation of Sovkl persecution of most religious anc racial inaled minorities areas in Sovictdom ROYAL DAUGHTER LAUSANNE Switzerland A fivepound daughter was born to former King Michoel of Romani and his wife Princess Anne o Bourbon Parma here Saturday Programs Begin Red Cross Drive All national radio and tele vision networks will carry pro grams in kicking off the 1953 Red Cross Fund Drive Sunday eve ning Both programs will feature messages by President Dwight D Eisenhower The radio program Will feature stage and screen star Shirley Booth in a story of Bar bara Hussey one of the firs three Red Cross hospital workers fo enter South Korea close be hind US troops in June 1950 The Theatre Guild on the Air also will feature the Red Cross on NBC when it presents Jimmy Stewart Dennis Morgan anc Gloria DeHaven in a play OHal lorans Luck at pm Sun day KRIB will broadcast the kickoff program at 6 pm Sun day KGLO will carry it at 9 pm Sunday Farm Price Fight Flares in Congress WASHINGTON new sag in arm sixth drop in as iany new fuel alurday to the sizzling dispute ctween Republicans and Demo rats about who is to blamo and hat to do The Agriculture Department Fri ay officially announced a decline 148 per cent from midJanuary o midFebruary which put levels 84 per cent below a year ago This a defense of Republican farm policies and of ecrelary of Agriculture ouchcc off a lively exchange of erbal brickbats in the Senate late riclay Price Support Secretary Benson announced cvcral pricesupport moves ex icctcd to stabilize the farm price cvcls He said the department for an ther year will continue to support miter and other dairy products at 0 per cent of parity parity is a price officially de clared to be fair to farmers in crmsof what they must buy The Agriculture Department an nounced also that it will support Fight to Keep Shah in Power Parliament in Night Session TEHRAN Iran mobs beat on keeping Shah Mohammed in power drove Mohammed Mos Reza Pahlevi Prime Minister sadegh ont of his home Saturday and forcfd him to take refuge in a U S Point Four headquarters next door The mobs apparently Support ers ol Ayatullah seyed Abolghas sem Kashani Irans high Moslem priest and speaker of Parliament drove a jeep through Mossadeghs front gates His house guards fired and four to 12 persons were re ported injured Struggle for Power Later proMossadegh mobs ap peared on the streets and the struggle for power between the aged prime minister and the youth ful shah appeared to be a touch andgo affair There were reports abroad thafc the 33yearold shah had intended o abdicate but Tehran dispatches did not say so directly The mobs which descended up on Mossadeghs home had come from the shahs palace where they forced the shah to cancel plans for leaving the country his years corn crop at a nalionai average of a bushel two cents jelow last years support and rice at a hundred pounds down 20 cents from last year Sen Bridges of New Hampshire ranking Republican and Appropri ations Committee chairman start ed the Senate wrangle by blaming ecent Democratic administrations for lower farm prices and income and unmanageable surpluses Restore Stability He said the new Eisenhower ad ministration and Secretary Ben son would restore again to Amer ican agriculture stability freedom of action and local control Then the Republican spokesman lit hard at proposals by many Democrats to lift the level of gov ernment price props The best informed sources in dicate that these farm prices not likely to Bridges said arc drop much lower These remarks drew instant pro ests from Democrats with Sen Humphrey DMinn and Kcrr D Okla leading the attack There is a depression in the making Humphrey said East Waterloo Hears Iowa Wrestling Title CEDAR Waterloo1 virtually cinched the state high school team wrestling title Satur day morning by advancing three1 men into the final round of the stale tourney West Waterloo Crcsco and Newton each advanced two men Mason Citys Eddie Kline 103 pounder pinned Bernard of Eagle Grove in in the semifinals Saturday morning Kline a two time state champ met Lecman of Osage in the final round Saturday afternoon AUTO FATALITY GUTTENBERG M W i IJ i a m Woerdchoff CO Millivillc farmer was killed Friday when his car went off the road and overturned on Highway 52 a mile south of here Parliament was summoned Sat urday night for a session which could be decisive The struggle be tween and theshaht may reach its climax there The demonstrators who toured Lhe city after the shahs announced intention of leaving the country included retired armyofficers who have quarreled with Mossadegh bazaar merchants who normally support Kashani who recently has liad a falling out with Mossadegh and other groups The crowd cried us the shah or death as they marched to the shahs palace Court Minis ter Hussein Ala appeared oh a balcony but the crowd wouldnot let him speak Shah Appears The shah himself then appeared Obviously touched by the popular support he brushed away tears and explained that he had planned a brief trip out of the country for the sake of his health but that the show of patriotism had caused him to change his mind A short lime before the British Foreign Office announced it had received a report from the United States embassy here dealing the future of the shah of Iran A spokesman said he had no di rect information of reports that the shah was abdicating Tehran dispatches said Ayatul lah Seyed Abolghassem Kashani Moslem religious chief and speak er of Parliament had initiated steps to prevent the shahs leav ing the country Early this week a crisis blew up between Mossadegh and the shah The aged premier was reported to be accusing the palace of intrig uing against his regime They con ferred four hours last Tuesday however and sources close to Mossadegh indicated the differ ences had been patched up degh who had planned a nation wide broadcast abandoned it SEARCH MOLINE 111 FOR MAN Rock Island County authorities Saturday con tinued their search for Frank Em mert rural milk route trucker whose truck was found abandoned Federal Statute Against Birdies Ike Cant Reason With Par AUGUSTA Ga Eisenhower has learned that bullet proof golf is no guarantee of a low score For all the Secret Service agents and their carefully bolstered 38s the President could not reason with par at the Augusta National Golf Club Mr Eisenhower shot in the nine ties Friday But ho scheduled a practice session Saturday morning with Ed Dudley the Augusta Na tional professional and hoped to do belter Saturday afternoon in a regulation 18hoic round When the President plays golf here his immediate companions are members of his golf club But there arc added participants in the persons of tweedsuited felthatted federal agents who patrol the fair ways in front and behind the Presi dent As though some obscure federal statute in operation the Presi dent could shoot no birdies Friday Theseason was openthe wealhcr was springlike and Dudley acted like a nervous mother But the President who normally scores in the 80s for 18 holes banged around in something over 90 Mr Eisenhower was sure to be cheered Saturday afternoon nvhen Georgias golfing immortal Bobby Jones arrives from Atlanta The President late Saturday will givo the famous grand slam winner 1930 a nearly Jifesize portrait of Jones Mr Eisenhower painted the pic ture himself working from a sim ilar oil done by Tom Stephens famous eastern portrait painter who also did a picture the Presi dent   

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