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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION LOBE ETTE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N E I G HB O R S VOL L1X Associated Pnst and Pren Full LCKM Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 14 1HJ ThU ot Two Ono Klement Gottwald Czech Communist Boss Dies M Fantastic Plot Works Rob Commies of Jet Fighter HAGERSTOWN Mel former Maryland govern or told Friday night how he and two of his wealthy business friends took a financial flyer in freeenterprise espionage which robbed theCommunists of a topsecret jet fighter r The amazing1 financial venture of three highly re spected and widely known Ameri can businessmen into the cloak anddaggerland ofEastern Europe espionage circles caused a series of diplomatic upheavals between the Danish government and en raged Polish officials Aircraft Officers The businessmen all officers of Faircbild Aircraft Co here are hue New Hampton attorney and former Gov William Preston Lane former Republican state senator Jr a member of the board bfdi has been reprimanded for an unrectors Richard S Boulelle presi ethical attempt to influence an dent of the firm and Arthur F Iowa Supreme Court ruling the Flood executive vice president New Hampton Lawyer Gets Reprimand DES MOINES P Dono court said Saturday A court order of reprimand said Donohue wrote letters to members of the court in an effort to influ ence a decision on a rehearing sought by his client on an appeal in an adoption case The court said such letters vio lated canons of the American Bar Association The case involved the adoption of a young boy by and Mrs David Keith of Hudson Donohues client Arlo Copp Hawkeye tried to nullify the adoption 121 a district court suit at Waterloo but failed Copp appealed to the Supreme Court but it upheld the lower court decision Donohu6 and Robert Buckmas ter Waterloo rcpresenling the Keiths presented arguments on a request for a rehearing of the ap peal last Tuesday The court said it had ordered Donohues letters turned over to Buckniaster and Buckmaster would have an opportunity to answer is sues raised in them April 7 Dono hue would not be allowed to speak further on the rehearing question it said See Clash Between Ike McCarthy Over Appointment WASHINGTON UP A test of strength between the Eisenhow er administration and Sen Joseph R McCarthy appeared to be in the making Saturday over Charles E Bohlens appointments as am bassador to Russia McCarthy it was disclosed will actively oppose the appointment on grounds that Bohlen was near the heart of the Acheson in the State Department If the administration insists on pressing it afirst class ruckus seems inevitable There has been speculation for months that there would be an eventual clash between the new administration and the senator who has brought the State Department under relentless attack Former Secretary of State Dean Acheson was McCarthys primary target and it now seems clear the senator is ready to oppose any of ficial on grounds of too close af filiation with Acheson rAII About The Weather Mason City Cloudy with showers changing to light snow and end ing early Sunday morning Iowa Cloudy and light snow north west rain in east and central changing to snow Minnesota Cloudy with snow north and rain or snow south GlobeGazette weather data up to a m Saturday Maximum 48 Minimum 31 At 8 a m 31 Precipitation 07 YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 22 A retired Army officer Col Ulius Pete Amoss who lives oh Gibson Island a quiet little retreat about 20 miles southeast of Baltimore masterminded the plan The scheme which began about a year ago was climaxed March 5 when a Polish Air Force lieutenant landed on the Danishownedisland of Bornhold with a Sovietbuilt MIG 15 jet fighter plane The American businessmen were said to have put up about to finance the project Strategic Services One member of the spy group said Col Amoss who formerly headed the East Europe Division of the Office of Strategic Services made at least two trips to Europe to lay plans for the venture which involved no bribing Just how they did it remains a mystery for security reasons but a member of the American spy ring said the Polish flyers end of the task was done for patriotic reasons and not for money The flyer Lt Francsizek Jarew ski will probably be given the pro tection of format recognition as a political refugee on next Monday according to an announcement Fri day night from the Danish Foreigr Office The Polish secretary Mieczys aw Lakomy spoke darkly of grave consequences if the plane were not returned Strip Plane Meanwhile air experts from the West calmly stripped the highly toutedfighter plane of its vaunted secrets Both Amoss and Lane refuse to reveal any details of theplot for car of endangering those who helped Amoss told newsmen that he too had put personal funds into the project but wouldnt go beyond that Private financing was the only method throughwhich thescheme could be accomplished Amoss said Because it would be useless for ob vious reasons to approach theU S government with such a plan TRACTOR FATAUITY LEMARS Renken Jr 43farmer living near here was killed when the tractor he was driving upset r X HASKELL Tex UP Death dealing tornadoes left at least 17persons dead Saturday after maniacal 13th rampages in Central West Texas and Oklahoma Four teen of the dead were in Texas An undetermined number persons were injured and damage was expected to run into the millions of dollars Threesmall Texas towns and their farmareas Jud OBrien Knox the brunt of the dancjng winds A woman was killed at Bradley Okla as a twister smashed southeastward across that sUte and look heavy punches at Rush Springs Lawton AP Wlrephoto AMBASSADOR Robert Doug las Stuart Chicago business ex ecutive was reported Saturday to be President choice for ambassador to Can ada Stuart 47 is an executive of tho Quaker Oats Co A TC Carter of Knox City Tex looks over the wreckage no pamo nnf nf if nliiTo ji i t e o truck and is puzzled how he came out of it alive He was sitting in his truck when a tor nado struck the truck about 75 feetin the air A the truck was taken to a hospital but the only injury Carter suffered was a bruise on the forehead r 17 Persons Killed as Tornado Rips Into Southwest New Election Slated Japans ProAmerican Government Is Toppled TOKYO rebellious Diet Saturday night top pled the proAmerican government of Prime Minister Shi gero Yoshida The wily politician immediatelydissolved Parliament and called for new national elections Yoshida set April 19 for the elections His cabinet will serve as a caretaker government until a new Diet is elected in Korea for Inspection PUSAN Korea E Stevenson arrived for an inspec tion of United Nations troops Sat urday and assured Allied fighting men United Stales heart and mind are in The defeated Democratic presi dential candidate arrived byplane from Tokyo for n firsthand look at the UN war effort aridto confer with American and Korean i lead ers passed 229218 a vole of noncon lector JosephStalin erence against Yoshida and the jabinet The prime ministers Lib sral Party actually conservative icld a 245221 margin in the lower house But more than 20 members Junior Legion Tourney Will Be Held Here Mason City will be the site of he 1953 state Junior Legion base The information was received by Hughes Bryant commander of Clausen Worden xsl ofthe American Legion from Knodle of Boone Iowa de artriient chairman of Junior Region baseball Dates have not been set forthe tourney which vill be played at Roosevelt Field The tournament was held in Ma 0ii City for nine straight years 194250 but the past two summers he meet has been staged at Car US Pilots Kill Three Red Jets Ace Quits Combat SEOUL Sabre jet pl ots knocked down three Commu nist MIG15s Saturday arid the Air announced that the Korean Vars top jet ace Col Royal N Baker would fly no more combat missions TheAir Force said utilizing a secret radar gunsight shot down three MIGs probably destroyed two more and damaged woiadditional Red jets A spokesman said Baker of Mc Kinney Texas decided himself notto fly any more As command er of the 4th FighterInterceptor Jroup he had completed more han 125 missions The usual num ber of combat missions is 100 The Air Force said its fighter rombers swept almost to the Yalu River border ot Manchuria during he day and plastered Communist supply and troop facilities Ft Sill and Dickson Okla where two other persons died A fourth Texas community Roch ester received minor damage from the tornado Hail as big as golf balls lashed Lawton Okla and Fort Sill with damage estimated at more than The Weather Bureau would not say that the Oklahoma and Texas twisters were the same but their directions and time indicated they were spawned of the same deadly weather Jud Tex was the first hit Then the black funnel smashed near OBrien Rochester and finally Knox City A littlelater Oklahoma residents scurried for any shelter from the storm The maniacal winds wrecked homes farm buildings and power and communication lines and smashed a hospital at Knox City None of the 27 patients in the hos pital was seriously injured Dr D C Eilancl said All were taken to nearby areas as doctors and nurses of the badly damaged hospital set up an emergency aid unit in the wrecked building Eighteen persons received emergency treatment im mediately after the tornado passed An estimated 300 homes were damaged in Knox City population 2000 andR H Hovel 39 a farm er who lives north of the town said at least 25 completely At the hospital a seiious fire threatened for a time because of a broken gas main The devastation was complete in GOP Chairman on Trial j Before Public Over eal WASHINGTON The future status Republican National Chairman Roberts seemed likely Saturday to depend on public reactionto an of rplevin ahospital sale Roberts told a Kansas legislative investigat many places along crazy path At the thetornados 1 B Ashley home near Jud nothing was left whole A big white sow and her shoat were killed Sideboards of a Lruck were wrapped around the trunk of a battered tree Rail Worker Killed in Crash Near Charles City CHARLES ClTYOne man was killed Saturday in the headon crash of an Illinois Central freight train ind a handcar on the tracks about four miles southeast hqre The dead man was identified as Wendell Smith37 of Plainficld He was a track inspector for the rail road The accident occurred on straight stretch of track and rail road men said the train must have been a pretty good clip It was raining and the wea ther was near freezing at the time The handcarwas knocked some 300 yards down the track from the point of impact Smith was thrown from the handcar which was de molished i L The train engine was partly de railed by the accident but railroad crewmen managedto get it back on the rails The train was delayed about 50 minutes Coroner Carl Hauscr said there would be an inquest held at the determine the cause of death children Japans latest political irupted when the lower VIENNA Austria Wi Klement jottwald 56 the Communist die atorpresident of Czechoslovakia crisis died in Prague Saturday just five house days after the funeral ol his AP Wlrcpholo TORNADO KILLS 12 This view shows some of the damage clone by a tornado vvhichitook 12 lives in the vicinity of Knox CityTex 300homes were damaged in this community of 2000 if dissident factions within the liberal Parly bolted and voted gainst Yoshida Three major opposition parties oined the rebellious Liberals Yo shida had survived crisis after crisis during nearly five years of rule under the Allied occupation and Japans newly won sovereign y The 74yearold politician has fol ovved the United v States lead closely in his foreign policy But he nonconfidence vote does not necessarily mean the opposition wants to break lies with tKe U S The opposition which includes he Progressives Rightwing and Leflwing Socialists protested mainly against Yoshida policies which it complained would again make Japan a police state A Soviet Veto in UN Vote Throws Selectiorf Info Open Scramble UNITED NATIONS N Y Soviet veto by representatives of the new Malenkov regime threw UN delegates once again Saturday into a wideopen scramble for a successor to Trygve Lie as secre tary general of the United Nations The Russians cast their 56th veto in the 11natioft Security Council Friday night to wash out a powerful ninevote majority for Canadas Lester B Pearson The Canadian foreign secretary president of the UN Assembly was backed by Brit ain and France The United Stales West Hits Russia in Joint Note BONN Germany UP The UnitedStalesBritain and France delivered a joint note of protest to Russia Saturday against three So viet v attacks on British planes one costing the lives of six British air committee at Topeka Fri day he was proud ofhis part as a public relationsman in help ing sell a fraternal insurance or ganizations hospital building to the state of Kansas in 1951 The national chairman asserted that Alyin respondent commander in men The note covered only Hie at acks on British planes1 rather han including the shooting down of an American Thimderjet fighter Because they involved authorized air corridors After drafting the note in con ference here the Allied high com missioners sent it to Gen Vassily Chuikov1 Soviet chief in Berlin They withheld its text pending notification Chuikov had received t U S Air Force authorities an nounced at Wiesbaden at the same ime that American fighters now aided by a tightened radar delec ion screen have been instructed to shoot back at any invading Red planes which may fire on them in belligerent manner The American jet which Russian made Czechoslovak MIG15 fight ers shot down Tuesday did not fire back It was disclosed the two MIGs which shot down the slower Ameri can plane were invading the Amer Courthouse at 10 a m Monday to ican occupation zone that radar had detected them and that two v hJidii a lid lit a L v Smith leaves his wife and two Thunder jets had gone up to in lercept them McCoy for the Kansas Kansas cor City Star had set out calculated plot to destroy his usefulness as chairman McCoy itt a statement said he had simply written the facts Roberts alsosaid he thought John McCormally reporter for the Hutchinson NewsHerald was help ing McCoy McCormally said his stories will speak for and that he was working for my edi tors not helping Alvin Roberts gotan fee inthe sale but denied he had used political influence oihad lobbied in connection with the transaction Sen Carlson who spon sored Roberts for the national committee post said in aninter view he believes the chairman acted with integrity inthe hos pital transaction But Carlson said the national chairman is on trial before the public whose reaction may have a lol to do with whether Roberts stays on the job SAME DATfW27S managed lo muster only five than a its candidate Car os PRomulo of The Philippines Russias candidate For eign Minister Stanislaw Skrzescew ski got only one the Russians There were three votes against him i and seven absentibns After four hours of wranglingin he oakpaneled conference room council members decided to ad journ attempts to find a generally acceptable candidate until next Thursday Some diplomats felt the defeat of Romulo put the U Sin a humili ating position and demonstrated that all countries hi the do not meekly follow orders Those reported to have voted with the U S for Romulo were Greece China Columbia and Pak istan It could notimmediately be learned who besides Russia voted against him ure in their stories about Korea battles That question reportedly has be press but with thefighting men whose pride in their unit helps make them better soldiers sometimes but ably is hurting the morale Hint Purge by Regime of Malenkov Dies Five Days After Stalin Rites The heavyset peasantborn Mo whoeven looked like Stal in except for the mustache was taken ill Thurs d a y morning and die d of what the Prague Radio said was pneumonia and pleurisy com plicated b yv a c h ef s t hemor rhage He had been in p o 6 r health for near GOTTWALD y a year The broadcast runted that v IXIU V 111 V icy winds in Moscow where Gott wald attended Stalins funeralMofl day brought on his fatal illness But the sudden demise of the dictator late EduardBepes as presidentin 1948 struck Western observers as a queer There were somo hintedHhat he might have purged by the new regime in thes Kremlinbe cause it feared he might become a Wiped Out Perhaps significantly the Prague Radio followedJAipAthe announce menl of Those attempting to destroy the unity of Czechoslovakia will1 be mercilessly wiped 7 j This was after the pattern of Moscows radio appeals for unity around thenew Soviet prime min ister Gcorgi Malenkov after Stal ins death l There was no hint as to who will succeed Goltwald There isa sibility that the postof president may be abolished and ruling pow er placed in the hands of of likely contendersfor the No 1 spot The four likeliest contenders foif kheTthronc are Anlonin Zapptqcky he prime minister Vilem Siroky deputy prime minister Karol Bac lek national security minister and Alexei Cepicka Gottwalds soninlaw and defense Gottwaldhad broad powers in rague He was notonly president but boss of the1 and commanderiirichief of both ther Army 1 and the Secret police No 9lher functionary had as much power at cast in name GottwaldsT illness did not be Naming of Units Up to Taylor WASHINGTON seems to up to Lt Gen Maxwell D Tay lor to decide whether newsmen will have more latitude in naming msH was held Among them were the United Nations units that figU ews Slahsky former it i l n I m IVn ft come known to the world until ate Friday when the Prague radio announced it Falls Into Saturday itwas announced thai uottwaldhad fallen intoa coma The regular rp m jiews broadcast was delayed forv an hour andrll minutes and then the announce ment that Gottwald had died 11 a m 9 a m CST was readto the listeners Speculationthat Gottwald might lave been purged by wrong med cal treatments was heightened by reports1 here that he had beea n a poor political position for nore than a year because of a alldown ia Czech industrial pro duction for Soviet war needs LastDecember a staged trial of 14 high Czechoslovak Commu nists was held Among them were hatchetman of the Gottwald re ime and a collaborator in the 1948 Communist coup5 was1 the That question reportedly has ornmuaist coup was the come an issue not only with the defendant and was convicted timer nUW 41x 3Hd hanBOd ivifh 1fi nfhorp and hanged with 10 others Mysttrits of Health It was assumed at tKe time tliat uvivitiia n was asaumeu at me ume tnat orrest Edwards Associated Gottwald had won out in Press correspondent in Korea refor power with Slansky largely ported Thursday that Americans cause of his support from Stalin from private to general believe the But current ban on tidentifying units reported no betterV relaxed sometimes hut nnrnwiipt MnjTnwhiinf u jfr L mysteries have of oped over the health of two f 0 vi LUC VWV UU4CA roops of all nations fightingunder Red satellite the UN bannerft kosi Huhgirj a has1 notreturnedtohi4 DIES OF INJURIES country from the Moscow funerll yAMUtVA HA MANCHESTER WGerald Koch i died in Manchesterhospital EastGerman 23 died m a Manchesterhospital Republic h duringFriday night of injuries sufreported seriously tercd Friday the lastrweekHe did nof tbi was cutting wwip   

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