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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL L1X Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 19 1953 This Couiistx of Two Ono No 137 TALKING TITOMarshal Tito boss of Yugoslavias antiSoviet Communist KS Thi v i Koca Poppvic during a conversation on military matters with his host Britains Prime Minister Winston Churchill Fear 33 Dead in Crashes General Is on Craft in Newfoundland ST JOHNS Newfoundland an Two US Air Force planes have crashed in Newfoundland Ali 33 men aboard the two planes were believed dead including an Air Force general A giant 10engine bomber an RB36 hit a hilltop on the isolated East Coast of Newfoundland 11 carried 23 men including Brig Gen Richard E Ellsworth 42 of Erie Pa commanding general of the Rapid Cily Air Base Woodsmen found 10 bodies Thurs day near Ihe wreckage of Ihe plane version of Ihe B36 able lo de liver blows from basGSinlhe US to almost any point in the world Crashes in Bay A US Superfortress with a crew of 10 crashed in St Georges Bay about 290 miles across New foundland from St Johns on the West Coast The plane was from Harmon Field on the West Coast Scarch9rs found only wreckage and nosurvivors in the bay first reports said Both planes were on training flights Ground parlies combed through the wreckage of Ihe RB36 for ad ditional bodies The woodsmen had hacked their way through bushland and clam bered over deep snowbanks lo reach the wreckage in a near trackless area about 50 miles north of here Sketchy reports gave no details Woodsmen said the plane hit a hilltop Wednesday night a US C47 transport dropped a Royal Cana dian Air Force parachute rescue team beside the wreck Wealher in the area was poor with a freez ing drizzle and visibility down to threequarters of a mile No Word Received No word has been received from the parachute team It was not known whether they carried ra dios which would provide virtually the only means of rapid communi cation from the wilderness area The woodsmen left forthe scene after hearing a predawn explosion Two ground search parties also left for the scene They faced long treks though the deep snow and a 10mile Irip in open molorboals The lost plane had been on a training flight to the Azores A U S Northeast Air Command head quarters statement said uncon firmed information indicated there were 23 persons aboard U S Marine Raiders Maul Chinese Grouping for Attack SEQUL S Marine raiders striking in predawn fog and rain with flame throwers and bayonets smashed a Chinese company Thursday as the Reds grouped for an as sault on Allied Western Front positions The U S 8th Army communique late reported the raid followed two companysize Chinese atlacks on Marine positions shortly after mid One Good Pull Deserves Another FULLERTON Calif Wilson 4 noticed astrange looking object near his new home Naturally he investigated Taking a good grip on object he pulled The thing pulled back hauling the youngster right into the air Investigating his cries his motherfound him dangling from a wire 10 feet in the air The line was looped over the crossarm of a utility pole Mrs Wilson clambered up the pole and managed to grab her son with one arm while clinging to the pole with the other Meanwhile her cries attracted linemen who turned off a winch connected to the wire and helped both back to the ground The linemen apparently interpreted Sammys tug as a signal to start the winch night It said the Chinese overran the northern flank of a forward posi tion southwest of Bunker Hill but that the Reds were forced to with draw after a threehour fight in which 40 Chinese were counted killed 50 more estimated killed and G5 estimated wounded A second Chinese company hit a forward position northeast of Bunker Hill but was hurled back after losing nine men the Eighth Army said The action some five miles north east of Panmunjom the truce con ference the heaviest re ported along the Iwisting 155mile Korean front Drizzling rain hampered aerial B26 night bomb ers blasted Communist supply ar teries leading south from Pyong yang the Korean Red capital be fore the weather closed in The Fifth Air Force reported 85 trucks were destroyed bridges hit and several road New Gas Increase Measure Emerges DBS MOINES weeks of discussion by committees a new bill to increase the state gasoline tax emerged from the Iowa House Ways and Means Committee Wed nesday afternoon The measure would boost the tax from 4 lo 5 cents a gallon and allo cate the estimatedseven and one per cent to secondary roads 10 per cent to cities See Demands for Pay Hike WASHINGTON UP A rail road labor leader predicted Thurs day that unions in other industries will try to match the four cent an hour pay hike awarded to the na tions 1300000 railroad workers W P Kennedy chief of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen said he expects the principle of the productivity pay hike lo be tak en up in other industries by unions who watched the pay de cision with keen interest We think the decision will ex tend productivity beyond the rail roads Kennedy said Workers in other industries should be given the same recognition our men got Government Referee Paul M Gulhrie Wednesday granted the rail workers a four cent boost retro active to last Dec 1 in a ruling that was final and binding on both parties Guthrie was named by former President Truman lo rule on the pay issue under terms of labor contracts throughout the industry Railroad management estimated the increase would boost future payroll costs by a year with the retroactive wage payment costing about ORATORICAL CONTEST u ic DES MOINES William Mac half million dollar additional anLaughlin 17 Davenport won the nual net revenue on Ihe basis of 16th annual Iowa American Legion SO per cent to primary roads40 Oratorical contest and the right and to represent the state in a regional contest April 14in Kansas Toll May Reach 1000 Violent Quake Hits Turkey ISTANBUL Turkey WV A vio lent earthquake rocked Western Turkey Wednesday night and un confirmed reports indicated the death loll may reach 500 lo 1000 persons The tremor apparently centered around Balikesir across the his toric Sea of Marmora from this storied city and near the World War I battlefield of Gallipoii Police and government officials in Balikesir the province capital telephoned to Istanbul that there were only eight killed and eight injured there but thai unconfirmed information from nearby Venice and villages of about 2000 the 500 to 1000 casualty toll of Goncn 100 miles southwest of Istanbul and also in the area reported 20 dead there with fear that the number would rise greatly The Turkish Red Crescent Red Cross said it had reports of 300 dead in the stricken area The Istanbul Observatory said the quake was felt over an area of more than 10000 square miles Throughout the affected area people fled their homes spending the night in the open A report from Gonen said that half the town was wrecked in the tremor Rescue squads pulled 60 living victims from debris as fires broke out in the wake of the quake InNew York Dr Frank Press seismologist at Columbia Univer sity the quake as a se vere Class A earthquake capable of doing severe damage Reed Slashes at President Over Fight to Cut Taxes Demos Laud Approval Senators Hint Fight on Boh I en in Senate WASHINGTON generally applauded the Eisenhower administration Thursday for standing firm on Charles E Chip Bohlens nomination to be ambassador to Russia but two Republicans said they may fight it on the Senate floor The Senate eigii Relations Committees 150 approval of Bohlen Wednes day and Secretary of State Dulles defense of the nomineewere hailed by Sen Sparkman DAla as the startof a true bipartisan foreign policy Met the Test Sparkman and Sens Humphrey and Mansfield said Dulles met the lest Spark man added It demonstrated the influence of the administration when it chooses to exercise it But RWis and Bridges RNH protested the com mittees vole of approval on Dul les evaluation of an FBI field re port on Bohlen They said the com mittee should have insisled on see ing the rcporl itself With admitted prospects for only a handful of opposition voles Mc Carthy and Bridges talked about carrying their fight lo the Senate floor next Monday McCarthy said President Eisen hower should read the FBI report on Bohlen adding Its difficult from a security standpoint to discuss some phases of the case but we are forced to do if If lhe President read Ihe file he would withdraw the name No Suspicion But Dulles told a closed session of the committee Wednesday Sparkman said that he did read he file and there was not a single hing in it that would cast the slightest suspicion on Bohlen And Sen Ferguson who conducted a long oneman in quiry into Bohlens part in the war ime conference at then voted for the he was satisfied with Bohlens and Dulles eslimony that Bohlen did not in luence agreements made there Bohlen acted as Russian language interpreter for velt at Yalta President Roosc SAME Blick flair means traffic death In past M hours Rioters Try to Disrupt Pact Debate BONN Germany UP Police drove back surging Communist demonstrators with clubs fire hoses and a huge water cannon Thursday as the West German Par liament prepared to ralify the six nation European Army Pact Two thousand Reds moved on the Parliament building in g ro u p s They fought with fists in an at tempt to break the strong police cordons surrounding Die building The first wave of Reds was driven back with clubs Then the police lurned fire hosts on the mob and finally opened up with theii huge new waler camion mounted on a truck Water played on the demonstrators through four high pressure nozzles The Reds had orders lo break up the debate which opened in the Bundesrat lower house oEParlia ment onthe army pact and th Allied peace pact with West Ger many Chancellor Konrnd Adenauer was determined to push through ratifi cation of he two measures before he goes to Washington early nexl month to talk to President Eisen hower nnd Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Anlicipaling Red riots the gov ernment moved 2000 police into Ihe capital from nearby cities lo help the local force and creeled sarbed wire barricades around Parliament and other government buildings Riot car sirens howled as the police braced for further attacks Nearly 10 square blocks around the building were cordoned off In side the Parliament plainclothes mcn were stationed lo prevent in filtration of Red dcmonslralors Police said they had reports thai Communists and neutralists oppos ing Ihe treaties planned lo imporl demonstralors from wide areas of West Germany especially from the industrial Ruhr to stage disor ders Other West German cities also made elaborate preparations for Communist demonstrations which the Reds threatened to protest the army plan LAST CHANCE for SIGN OF THE TIMESAn enterprising M taking advantage of the fact that sale of colored oleo is permitted m Missouri but not in Iowa put up this sign in iront of his store on the IowaMissouri border five miles southOf Hamburg la HUGS 13TH Lloyd field Me smiles happily as she hugs the 13th daughter in a row born to her Looking at the happy mother and child is the father Lloyd Brooks Say Reds Offer Reward for Forcing Down Planes BERLIN was reported Thursday to have lered a reward of 25000 rubles to Soviet or satellite pilots who force down Western Allied fighters or bombers over Communist territory Sources close to the Soviet Control Commission said orders been received from Moscow for Soviet and satellite pilots to force down all Western Alliedmil itary aircraft which stray over Communist territory Flight to Denmark The stern Soviet orders were said o have been issued in retaliation or the detention by the West of a Russianbuilt MIG15 which was flown to Denmark by a Polish pilot seeking political asylum The offer of rewards and the order to force down Western mili ary aircraft these sources said nay explain recent Soviet and Czechoslovak attacks on British and American planes in which an American jetfighter and a British Domber have been shot down While there is no official ex change between the ruble and the U S d o 11 a r the Soviet reward vould amount to about at he Soviet valuation of the ruble Sources close to the Soviet Con rol Commission said it was bc ieved the British and American planes were shot down due to an excess of zeal by Communist pilots seeking lo collect theMoscow U S Warning Meanwhile the U S Air Force warned Thursday that all unidenli ied planes flying over the Ameri can none Germany would be in crceptcd The Air Force also announced previously secret regulations for nilitary planes flying near the jordcrsof West Germany and the Soviet Zone and satellite states The regulations include a ban on military flights into a 30mile nohibited zone along the East West border AH border violations will be lashed immediately lo American Air Force headquarters and any serious incidents will be reported ironiplly tothe State Dcparlmcnl n Washington the announcement said rAII About The Weather Mason City Warmer Friday part ly cloudy Division on Action Over Service Budget WASHINGTON r e s i d ent Eisenhowers advisers were re ported sharply divided Thursday on whether toincrease or decrease the 4G billion dollars military pro gram proposed by former Presi dent Truman A responsible official who asked not to be quoted by name told Ihis reporter the matter has been dis cussed frequently at Cabinet meet ings without any agreement among opposing factions One segment of the Cabinet is reported insisting that military out ays must be reduced if Eisen lowcr is to carry out his goat of the budget Eisenhower reiterated that goal Wednesday in a speech in which le said the budget must be brought under control before taxes can be cut Sen Taft of Ohio the Republi can leader is one who has taken he views that military spending must be cut to balance the budget Taft says only one and onehalf to two billions can be cul oul of ci vilian portions of the 78Va billion dollar Truman budget Fort Dodge Fire Kills 2 Persons FT DODGE 2yearold girl died in a Ft Dodge hospital late Wednesday of burns received in a ire which earlier took the life of ier mother and destroyed the amilys farm home near Dayton la Little Linda Sue Martin daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Martin and her mother suffered fatal burns in the early morning blaze which started when a slove ex ploded Mrs Martin died only a few lours before her daughter Martin children escaped inhtirl Mrs Martin Linda Sue owa Fair Thursday night ju umuaone creasing cloudiness and warmer Ilwo otncr daughters and a sonin Friday law suffered burns Martin had not yet returned from Minnesota Fair Thursday night In creasing cloudiness Friday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 53 Minimum 26 At 8 am 30 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 37 Minimum 32 his nightshift job in Ft Dodge when tho fire started REASON TO QUIT PORT WORTH Tev typical Texas reason was given by Dorothy Mitchell for quitting the Consolidated Vultec aircraft plant here Snid she Ive struck oil It was found on a family es lalc in which she is a oneeighth owner Drops Plan to Hasten Activity Ike Repeats Peace Offer WASHINGTON Dan el A Reed Thursday abandoned iis fight for immediate House ac Lipn on his tax reduction bill He did so with a bitter blast at Tie publican Parly leaders The New York Republican told that on the basis of a iurvey of the House he had de ided to give up his previous plan to call up the biil for House action icxt week I am opposed to having the eople betrayed by individuals or by either of the major political parties Reed said He referred to what he believes 9 be the pledge of the Republican Parly and Us leaders including President Eisenhower to reduce taxes quickly Balanced Budget Mr Eisenhower however has jcen increasingly insistent that judgelbalancing come before any tax reduction Just a few hours before Reeds action Thursday Mr Eisenhower told a news conference that he would expect Congress to enact substitute tax legislation if it cut income taxes this year or allowed excess profits taxes on corpora tions to expire Reeds bill calls for a 10 per cent cut in personal income taxes ef fective July 1 Reed spoke of his change of mind with a bitterness that seemed to be completely out of character for the whitehaired 77yearold vet eran of 34 years of congressional service Reed said he would continue la try to get his bill lo Ihe floor under regular procedure In the case of Lax bills this involves going through the rules commillee lo get a specific prohibition against the offering of amendments Eisenhower also said the new Russian regime will never be met less than half way by his admin istration in any effort toward world peace But he said the Soviet Union so far has made no formal peace overture No Change The President also told his news conference that he sees in there cent scries of Communist aircraft attacks on American planes no change in the intentions of the Soviet Union Eisenhower also 1 Declared he sees no point irt questioning tho loyalty of the na ions churches This was in reply o a question as to whether ho favored an investigation of pos sible Communist influence in tho churches s There has been a row in Con gross over a suggestion by Chair man Voldc R1H that the Houso UnAmerican Activities Committee might look into Communist ences in the churches Velde has since backed away from this idea 2 Said his nomination of Charles E Chip Bohlen to be ambas sador to Russia seems to him to bo a very good appointment The President made that remark in reply to a request to comment on a statement by Senator McCarthy RWis that it was a serious mis take for the administration to press for Senate approval of the noni inatiori 3 Said he is deeply interested in Latin American affairs and that it might be a good idea for to make a brief trip there but that on the other hand if might belter be left to emissaries V 4 Declared he feels this nation cannot afford to reduce its combat strength but that he does hope to get more national defense for less money by eliminating waste and duplication 5 Said government staffs been studying a proposal for ait thorizationof big increases in miliV tary and civil defense but that no conclusions have been reached APPROVES 10AM WASHINGTON W The rural Electrification A d m i n i s t r a lion Wednesday approved a loailT of forthe Pella la CoV operative Elccjric Association A te   

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