Tuesday, March 31, 1953

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION Olsi CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press United Press FulJ Lease Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 31 1953 This Consists ol Two One SERVICES FOR QUEEN Geoffre Archbishop of Canterbury conducts funeral services for Queen Mary in Sb Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle Tuesday In front of coffin are the Dukes of Kent and Gloucester the Earl of Athloneand the Duke of Windsor In the pew at right are Queen Elizabeth II Queen Mother Mary and Princess Margaret Amazed at Attack Top Pentagon Official Applauds McCarthys Curb on Red Shipping WASHINGTON top Pentagon official told Sen McCarthy Tutesday his efforts to curb Western tradewith Reel China would meet with applause from the military unless he undercut overall government policy This testimony by Frank C Nash assistant secretary of defense of a blast from Harold E Stas Mutual Security director Kor who said Monday McCarthys Sights for Budget Cuts WASHINGTON e p Tabei RNY raised his budgetcutting sights Tuesday and said Eisen hower administration agency head were being a little modest in their own estimates of what they can Taber chairman of the key House Appropriations Committee set a budgct reduction goal oi 12 Vi billion dollars a boost of two and onehalf billions over his origi nal target Taber said his billion dollar goal includes not only reductions in new money requested but can cellation of money voted previously by Congress but not yet spent New funds for the Defense De partment alone he said can safely be reduced by from seven and one half to eight billions without jeo pardizing national defense There have been unconfirmed reports that the Defense Department in stead of agreeing to a reduction will ask more than the 40 billions recommended by former Presi dent Truman in his budget for the fiscal year starting July 10 LAKE MAN RETURNS John S Rose land Lake View Drive in Clear Lake was one of 1039 passengers fromthe Far Eastwho arrived Monday About The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness and a little warmer Wed nesday fowa Wednesday partly cloudy and warmer Minnesota Wednesday partly cloudy somewhat warmer east andsouth GiobeGazetle Weather data up to f am Tuesday Maximum f 37 Minimum 34 At 8 aim 36 Precipitation 04 YEAR AGO Maximum 62 Minimum 38 work was undermining the ad ministrations effort to with the Red trade problem Meets With Dulles As Nash began his testimony be fore McCarthys Senate Investiga tions Subcommittee the senator announced he had arranged a meeting for Wednesday with Sec retary of State Dulles lo seek an amicable settlement of the con troversy McCarthy said hes sure he will get President Eisenhowers back ing if the President is given the facts The Wisconsin senator got into a publiclyaired row Monday with Slasscn over McCarthys announce ment that his subcommittee has obtained agreements from Greek owners of 242 ships to quit haul ing goods to Red China North Korea between Communist ports Halting Negotiations McCarthy said he is halting nei gotiations now in progress in Lon don with the Greek owners of 150 or more other vessels until after the talk with Dulles Naslv told Ihe isubcommillee Tuesday thateven one ship taken out of trade with the Reds is a help and that 242 ships would be 242 times the amount of that help Nash emphasized that he does not know just how the McCarthy groups agreements with the Greek ship owners affects overall pol icy but that unless its activities upset something bigger the gov ernment is planning the agree ments would meet with applause from the military You Serve All America when you GIVE BLOOD To the wounded man In combat blood is life ilsclf Tr the veteran in n service hospital bloQil is what it takes lo make him veil again To the child threatened with Polio blood may mean the difference be twecn crippling disfigurement ami And to you yourself blood may mean the difference be Jife and death in time of disas ler Blood saves lives I So give blood nowi Give it again pnd again CALL YOUR RED CROSS Community or Armed Forces Blood Donor Center Published as a service in co operation with The Advertising Council an Reds Deliver Formal Truce V Clark Prepared to Resume Talks Message to Given to Members A UN Commander Requests Action UNITED NATIONS N Y UV Red Chinas offer lo settle the Korean prisoner of war issue was delivered formally Tuesday to General Assembly President Les ter B Pearson The offer contained in a mess age from Communist Chinese Premier Chou Enlai arrived here Tuesday morning with a requesl that it be distributed among the UN delegations Pearson said at first glance the messageappeared to be similar Lo Chous broadcast fromPeiping Mooday Exempts Nationalists The request that the message be circulated to all delegations spe cifically exempted Nationalist Dhina but a UN spokesman said Lhat it would be circulated prompt ly to all UN members Thus it would be dispatched to Nationalist China in spite of Chou Enlais re quest A UN source said that the message probably would be dis patched to Gen Mark W Clark UN commander for his consid eration and for his use in resumed talks at Panmunjom It was ad dressed to the president of the Assembly and is being handled by him Meantime in Tokyo a wary United Nations Command told the Communists to get down to busi ness if their new offers to end the Korean fighting are sincere Gen Mark Clark UN Far East commander said he vpuld agree 0 reopen the alks if the Reds agreeto details of exchanging sick and wounded war prisoners Unyielding Demand The unyielding UN demand that OYVs have the choice of relurri ng to their native lands was the only issue blocking an armistice and it broke up the talks last Oct 8 Chou offered to send home those POWs who want to go back and send the others lo a neutral state vhere both sides can talk it over vith them But he didnt say what the UN vants to even here the prisoners would have the inal choice Clarks proposal in a letter landed to the Reds at Panmun om was an answer lo a Commu nist proposal Saturday to swap ail ng prisoners and reopen the talks Clark originally had suggested the radc Feb 22 In his letter Tuesday Clark pro osed that a liaison group from both headed by a gen eral or an thc ex change arrangements After that is done he said ne oliations for resuming Iruce talks could follow as a second order of justness Red liaison officers received the etler in a twominute meeting and Save no hint when there would e an answer Clark in Korea Clark arrived in Korea for a irief visit two hours before his etter was delivered He told newsmen he was ready o give careful and sympathetic consideration to Chous proposal mce it is made official Until then Clark said he could not comment Chous plan was the first crack n Red resistance to voluntary re Dalrialion The UN has given no ign of backing down from its de mand that prisonersget the final word It holds some 132000 North Koreans and Chinese tf which 51 have said they wont return to heir homelands World Comment on the Red moves was mixed US Stale s one of reserve neither of over optimism nor of throwingcold vater Prof Tao HsiSheng Chinese Nationalist adviser merely a mokescreen for further aggres ion Paul Martin Canadian UN chief good news Dr You Chang Yang South Korean ambassador to the U I fear another Communist British foreign cn ouraging ice for Killing Six Women Nab Clerk BULLETIN LONDON iff John Reginald known to his neighbors in Grubby Netting Hill as the perfect gentleman Tu e s d a y night was charged with murder in an investigation of the strang ulation of six women LONDON Yard an nouncedTuesday that it had picked up John Reginald Christie 55year old trucking clerk hiintcd for a week for questioning in connection with Hie Netting Hill strangling of six and possibly seven women Christie had been the object of Britains biggest manhunt in his tory since the sfranglers victims were discovered a week ago in the ground floor apartment iii which be had lived for many years in the sleazy Netting Hill tenement district Challenged by Cop A Scotland Yard spokesman said the slim bespectacled man was challenged by a policeman on his beat and agreed to go to a police station in Putney a southwest sub urb of London Detectives there began question ing him immediately Christies wife was one of the stranglers victims As Christie was picked up pretty girl policewomen in offduty clothes stalked London sback streets as live bait forthe fugitive straiigler believed by1 police to be a sex ma niac Discovered Body The little clerk had been last seen in the Netting Hill neighborhood about March 20 several days be fore the first gruesome find was nade in the flat he had occupied or 15 years A prospective tenant forthe apartment who lived on an upper floor of the house broke through several thicknesses of wallpaper over an alcove and discovered a body Police found two more corpses there of Ihristies 45yearold the floorboards of the living room and remains of at least two other vomen in the garden Suspecf in London Pick Hew Group on Oleo Measure DBS MOINES new confer ence committee was being picked n the Iowa Legislature Tuesday or a second effort at breaking the yellow oleo bill deadlock Named as House members by Speaker William Lynes for thesec ond oleo conference group were L Dee Mallonee Auduboii W Abel Gultenberg Fred Schwengel Davenport and Clark II McNeal Belmond Mallonee and Abel are bulter men Schwcngel and McNeal are oleo adherents Cerro Gordo College Boys to Be Drafted Expect to Call 61 of 85 Deferred Threefourths of the 8S Cerro Gordo County youths mow deferred by the Selective Service Board to attend college are going to be drafted this year Chairman George D Dunn and other draft officials confirmed Tuesday that they have struck the bottom of the manpower barrel and will be forced to draft the col lege boys before another semester rolls around Besides the college students the board has 44 other youths tabbed forinduction this year All told Helen Hass Mitchell clerk of tie Selective Service Board has count ed 105 men who will be Army Bound between May and Decenv ber But if the national headquarters sends word down through the state system that the Army will need more men this year Cerro Gordo Countys board will against miiii r workers carry out the body of one of fiveSi Killed Monday and Monday night in an explosion at the OErJonGoal Co mine 4 miles west of Loviha la Two men died in the Actualexplosion and three died as a result of it when they entered the mineMonday night and apparently were overcome Five Die in Mine Explosion Three Die of Smoke at Lovilia TV e men were dead Tuesday from an explosion at the 0Bricn Coal Co Mine 4 miles westof Lovilia Two of the men wcrakillcd in an explosion inside the mine Monday afternoon The other three men died after entering the mine Mon day night Killed in theexplosion were Har old Barnes 36 mine foreman and Ben Nichols 47 both of Lovilia The latest victims were Gerald Lane of Bussey Jim Love of Lov ilia an OBrien employe and Tom Doc Little oE Pershing Their bodies have not been recovered The bodies of Barnes and Nich ols were found about half a mile inside the mine Both men appar ently had died of asphyxiation caused by smoke and dust from the blast A rescue parly delayed for 30 minutes while f an s cleared the mine of smoke and dust discov ered the bodies behind debris piled about five feet high Monroe County Coroner F N Bay said five men entered the mine apparently out of curiosity about 9 oclock Monday night Be sides the three dead men they were Tom Wignall of Bussey and Burn Overturfrfof Lovilia Report Asks Mrs Beardsley to Return to State VDES MOINES state auditors office released Tuesday at the request of three members of the Iowa House a report which called upon Mrs William S Beardsley wife ofIowas governor to return to the state Concerned was the purchase in 1951 of a refrigerator for use in the home by the state for the governor READY FOR Marine uses his tool to dig a foxhole onVegas Hill in Korea preparing for an enemy counterattack Note white sandbag markers in right background used to markoff landing areafor heli copters that evacuate wounded Another Atomic Blast LAS VEQAS 24th atomic device exploded inside the US was sct off by government scientists at 7 am cst Tues day floor and casting a brilliant flash seen for hundreds of miles The blast was the third of the current spring test scries at the Nevada Abomb proving ground 03 miles northwest of here A blinding flash pE light turned the early morningdarkness into day for a brief moment as scientists set off Mho nuclear device presumably atop a 300footsteel tower in barren Yucca Flat No troops participated in Tuesdays test Animals were subjectedlothe fury otthe explosion in bunkers in the test area but the fate of anesthetized beasts was not immediate ly known The report was datedMar 271952 McNeal of Belmond The legislators who asked that the audit concerning the refrigcr alor be made public are Reps Hark II McNeal Belmond Guy k Butler Rolfe and John A Walker Williams The audit con cerning the refrigerator was a part of the auditof the slatchousc custodians office for the year ended June 30 1951 It was noted in the report that in January 1951 the state pur chased an 8foot refrigerator for use in the governors home from the governors wife for The refrigerator the report said was be soldto the state at the deal ers price Beardsley Was Dealer The dealer at the lime of the purchase at New Virginia was William S Beardslcy the report said It went on to relatethat a check with a DCS Moincs distributor showed that the refrigerator pur chastfdwas a 1949 model A DCS Mdines distributor was quoted as saying the dealers priceof the model have been or 52967 less than paid by the state 0 Mrs Beardsley BULLETIN WASHINGTON Secrtry of Commerce Weeks Tues day Dr Allen V Astin re signed director of the Bureau of Standards but de clined to say whether Astin is leavingthe a year post by request Atomic Sub in Operation WASHINGTON worlds first known version of an atomic power plant to propel a submarine hasbeen placed in operation the Atomic Energy Commission an nounced Tuesday The workable model of one that eventually will power the Navys atomic sub the USS Nau set in operation on dry land at the AECs testing station in lArco Idaho The AEG said the prototype power hat is the land locked version of a seagoing type successfully entered its first phase of operation and will eventually be brought to full pbwer This was the first word that atomic scientists had actually achieved power in a redactor of the type that is expected to allow a submarine to travel many thou sands of mites without refueling and to stay submerged for great lengths of time SAME DATENS2H BUck flag means truffle death hi past 2t The boardj simply doesnt have y extras I Three Reasons The countys draft drought cen ters around three reasons 1 The NationalSelective Service law says can not be drafted until they are19 years old They must registeratia beclassV fied at and may given physical exjimiriations jwhehthey reach 18 yearsand 9months But ayoung man cant be calledbetore his 19tnbirthdaytvV1 2 regulations pro hibit the drafting of married men with families Theboard has 34Q men in the national lawwerejto be altered theboards draft barrer would be filled quite rapidly Thatpossibility doesnt look too bright riglil now 3 The low ebb of youths avail able for thedraft goes back tothe depression ofthe 30s andthe low birthrate in 193334Exampie Only 347 young men who were born in 1934 have registered witti the board f St After certain such as de ferments for fathers collegestu dents those working iri essential industries physically and mentally unfit for service college BOTC students undesirables students studying for the ministry and other reasons the 347 figure is cut down considerably No Other Choice But now that the manpower shortage becomes more evident the board has no other choice but to take the college boys Dunn and Mrs Mitchell figure that the board will draft 61 of the 85 county boys now in college Those 61 plus the other 44 youths will just about clean out the countys roster for 1953 The Board has nothing to fall back on to pick up men for the draft Other Boards may have young men deferred for farm work essential industrial work or those who may be called back for an other physical examination f Dunn said that the Board has five youths classified as 2A and 2C the essential industry and agricultural division Meh in such classifications are deferred tem porarily They are subject draft call until they arc 35 Mrs Mitchell revealed that the Board has registered 4223youths since the draft system was reacti vated in 1948 Of the 4223 regis trants Mrs Mitchellsaid that only 312 have been rejected for service as physicallly or mentally unquali fied Thats well below the nation al average She said tbat over the present 26yearold draft limit and a them have been in service Only Mrs Mitchells records showed that 12G men who registered in 1948 have been in service anddis charged 183 are inreserved or National Guard units and1 355 youths under the 26yearold aracket areformer That leaves college students and other youths in set as the only thecountys draft Hjh The men lo the service via in 1952