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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Ddily Newspaper HOME EDITION DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH O W A N S N E G H B 0 R S VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Xcaso Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 16 1953 V This Pnpcr Consists ot Two Ono e Challenges Reds to Practice Peace Give UN Ready to Answer on Meetings MUNSANKorea UPI UN command will tell the Communists Friday whether it is ready to resume the long stalled Korean armistice it is expected to say yes The UN late Thursday night Ssked fm a meet Reds Retract Proposals for Korean Peace UNITED NATIONS N Y The Soviet bloc withdrew its own controversial j Korean proposals Thursday and joined with the rest of the UN in an appeal for further talks at Panmunjom The appeal expressed hope these talks will lead to a Korean armistice but made no attempt to suggest set tlement terms The unanimous vote in the UNs 60Nation Political Committee be lieved to be the first on a Korean issue was on a Weslernbadked Brazilian resolution sup port came after Poland withdrew an omnibus Communist peace package which included Korean armistice proposals Polish Foreign Minister Stanis law Skrzeszewski told the UNs 60 nation Political Committee he was dropping completely the section of his plan calling for an immediate ceasefire in Korea and would not press for a vote on other seclions at this Assembly session The Polish plan which chief Soviet Delegate Andrei Y Vishin sky had backed strenuously woul have left discussions on selllin the prisoner of war issue until af er the ceasefire Western dele gates said this would let the Red use UN prisoners as hostages t get better terms than they other wise would ing to deliver a letter answer ing repeated Red requests to get the talks under way again Ne gotiations were indefinitely sus pended by the UN last OdV The request came only a few hours after ihe first grojiip of Al lied sick and wounded from North Korean stockades arrived at Kae six miles from freedom Communist staff officers said half of the first 100 POWs to be Fighting Flares SEOUL Korea infantrymen attacked at least six United Nations outposts Thursday night as Korean fighting in creased suddenly both on the ground and in the air exchanged Monday at Panmun jom are nonKoreans UN officials vere hopeful as many as 50 Americans will be freed lommunists have promised Adlal Not Hurt in Forced Landing in Malaya Jungle KUALA LAMPUR Malaya UP Stevenson and his partj made a forced helicopter landing ii the dense Malayan junglcThursda but all aboard escaped injury After Stevenson former governo of Illinois saw that none of hi friends accompanying him on tin flight was injured he laughed anc joked about the experience The forced landing came during a threehour flight in which the de feated Democratic presidential can didate and his group inspected anti Communist operations from the air near the village of Ulu Langat 13 miles north of this Malayan Fedcra lion capital With Stevenson were Barry Bing ham editor and president of the Louisville Courier Journal and Times Waller Johnson of the Uni versity of Chicago and Brigadier William Lambert commanding offi cer of the 18th Independent Infantry Brigade The helicopter belonged lo Gen Gerald Templar Malayan higl commissioner Where is my parang Malayan Stevenson asked as he stepped from the copter There was no immediate expla nation for the cause of the engine failure 25 Join Reed in Asking Tax Cut WASHINGTON W Twentyfive House members have joined in an atlempt lo force a vole on a bill to reduce incometax rates 10 per on July months ahead ofthe date now scheduled If they can get 193 colleagues to join hem Ihey wilt succeed They are members who up to Thursday had signed a pelilion lo bypass Ihe House Rules Commitlee and bring the tax cut bill to the House floor despite opposition of the GOP House leadership The rules group has bottled up thebill since mid February To be effective such a petition tequired 218 signatures a majority the full House membership The thai 20 Americans will be among 600 JNprisoners relurned The Reds said Ihey would re eal Sunday the exact number of prisoners from the US and other Allied nations to be traded Mon day The US Fifth Air Force said planes sighted six of the Red POW convoy n the outskirts of Kaesong before dusk These vehicles apparently were elements of two convoys which joined north of Kaesong earlier Thursday Other units were strung along the road 40 miles north to Sinmak as darkness fell the Air Force said Units of a third convoy were 15 miles north of Pyongyang North Korean capital They still were moving southward at 5 p m For the second day Allied re connaissance pilots reported the Reds were using the attackfree route of POW convoys to shield streams of Communist supply trucks headed for the front 12Car Train At a staff officers meeting Thursday Ihe Allies informed the Reds that the first group of Com munist sick and wounded would leave Pusan aboard a 12car train Sunday noon and arrive al Munsan early Monday Red staff officers again asked or renewal of fullscale armistice alks suspended by the United Nations last Oct 8 The UN has not replied to the request In Washington Wednesday offi cials said Gen Mark Clark UN Far East commander had been nslructed what to tell the Reds Details were secret but it was nssumed Clark would accept The Reds have promised to ex change 600 disabled Allied POWs it the rate of 100 daily The UN agreed to return about 5000 North Koreans and 700 Chinese at the rale of500 a day SUEDE JACKET Johnson County Thursday they intend to send this suede jacket to Wash ington for an analysis of what appear to be blood stains The jacket belonged to Charles Nelson 17 who committed suicide Saturday after being asked to report for question ing on the murders of two women near Iowa City Deputy Sheriff Don Wilson is holding the jacket Legislative Roundup Senate Approves Two Pension Plan Changes DES MOINES of three House bills to drastical ly revise the state public employe pension system won pas sage in the Senate Wednesday afternoon and the Senate was expected to dispose of the third measure Thursday One of the two pension would repeal the present system o covering state county municipa and school district employes except elected officials on grounds that the plan is financially unsound anc eventually would run up a deficit of about 240 million dollars SWIFT VICE PRESIDENT CHICAGO W Record ormerly of Glenwood la has een elected a vice president of wift and Go The other would bring the em ployes and most of the officials under federal social security The two bills were passedwithout dis sent HOUSE PASSES TWO MEASURES The Iowa House passed two im portant bills Wednesday afternoon and adopted the report of its com mitteewhich investigated the un employment compensation grant policies of the Stale Employment Security Commission One of the bills would simplify the procedure under which quali fied displaced person physicians would be permitted to practice medicinein Iowa The other bill would permit municipalities to ac quire and operate their own transit systems by a vole of the people WANTS LIQUOR BY THE DRINK A demand for liquor by the drink has come up in the Iowa Legisla ture Rep TpmFrey RNcola made the plea late Wednesday in an amendment to the warm beer bill which puts new restrictions on the saleof takeout beer and bars chilling it in stores Frcy urged an amendment lo permit city councils to authorize Class B beer permit holders main ly taverns to sell liquor by Ihe drink GOP Spurns Plea by Ike WASHINGTON W The House Banking Committee Thursday ap proved an administrationopposed bill by Chairman Wolcoll RMich to knock out rent ceilings April 30 on about five million housing units in 32 stales Committee members said the vole was 16 lo 10 Republicans were said to have solidly backed Wolcolls proposal despite pleas from the Eisenhower administration for an exlension of general renl controls until Oct 1 Rep Spence former chairman and senior Democrat on the commitlce told a reporter Its another case of the Demo crats fighting for the Presidents programsagainst the members of iis own parly Maps Plan to Conclude Cold War Delivers Speech to U S Editors WASHINGTON M President Eisenhower challenged Russias new leaders Thursday to practice the peace Ihey preach by agree ing to end the cold war disarm the world and invest the savings in a global fund to war on the brute forces of poverty and need The alternative he said is at worst atomic war and at best un ending fear which finds human ity hanging from a cross of iron Is there no other way the world may live Eisenhower asked What is Ihc Soviet Union ready to do The United States is ready to assume its just part First Speech The Eisenhower o create a sensation at this stage of EastWest laid down in the Presidents first full dress speech on foreign policy since he took office in January K vas delivered before the Ameri can Society of Newspaper Editors ind broadcast by all radio and clevision national hookups The President said that if Rus na is willing to take the prelimin ary independence or the East European his country would agreeto work oward a world disarmament plan vhich would ban atomic weapons An era ended with the death of Joseph Stalin he declared and he new leadership like he rest of the world has oppor tunity to turn the black tido of Seperate Blazes in Chicago At Least 14 Perish in Fires CHICAGO Ml Two separate fires killed at least 14 persons Thursday and Coroner Walter Mc Carrou said the toll might rise to 22 Bodies of 12 victims were re moved from the third and fourth floors oC the llaber Screw Machine Co at 864 North Avc McCar ron said there probably were eight more inside but firemen had been ordered out of the crumbling struc ture until it could be reinforced Two children perished in a sec ond fire 2 miles away at a chil drens nursery in a threestory brick building at 1701 N Wasli tcnaw Avc In ordering his men to leave the factory a fivestory building rocked by an explosion Fire Mar shal Anthony J MuJlaney said We see four more bodies in there and there probably are plenty more At least 30 persons were injured in the two at the factory and four at the apartment building flaging flames fanned by winds approaching 30 miles an hour col lapsed part of one wall of the Habcr building and prevented firemen from entering until more than 2 hours after the blast The fires broke out almost sim ultaneously The Haber building was first shaken by an explosion at around am Raging flames which collapsed part of one wall of the structure prevented fire men from entering the factory un lit more than 2 hours after the initial blast Both fires were in heavily popu lated areas A survivor of the factory fire Mrs Florence llaislip 28 told newsmen that after the explosion the third floor filled up with smoke There was a panic arid everybody ran for windows I wasnt near the fire escape so I jumpedto the second floor roof of the building next door ExU S Worker Refuses fo Reveal Red Affiliations WASHINGTON Greg ory Silvcrmaslcr a former govern ment employe refused to tell Sen ale investigators Thursday whether he now is active in a Communist espionage ring He also refused la answer when asked whether any Soviet officials have recently been visiting in Har vey Cedars NJ HIGH WINDS BUFFET riTV i AT j GlobeGazelle photo by Clbbs on 1st SE for owned by Bernard Pavton 49A evenls The U S he went on is de ermiried to try to seize this hance and if it fails the world need be divided no longer in its lear knowledge of who has con demned mankind to this fate Not Insoluble No issue which loday lies be ween the Soviet and free worlds o said is he will to respect the rights of 11 nations The President listed these spcci c steps 1 Conclusion of an honorable rmistice in Korea followed by olitical discussions leading lo free elections in a United Korea 2 An end to Red aggression in idochina and Malaya 3 Completion of an Austrian eacc treaty 4 Unification of Germany 5 Creation of a European com nunity with full independence of Ihe East European nations With progress on these issues Eisenhower said the U S would welcome agreemenls on reduction of armaments He then declared This government is ready to ask its people to join with all nations in devoting a substantial percent age of the savings achieved by dis armament lo a fund for world aid and reconstruction The purpose of this great work would be To help other peoples to develop the undeveloped areas of the world to stimulate profitable and fair world trade to assist all peoples lo know the blessings of productive freedom Repeatedly he hammered the point that the American govern ment is intcrcslcd in deeds not oratory from the Kremlin and that Ihe ideas of proven good failh and safeguards against violations Mystery Man Got Fighters for Chinese Also Investigated Judge for Union WASHINGTON v Henry W Grunewald mysterious Washingtoi influence man testified Thursday he got a fee forobtaining 100 fighter planes for the Chinese government at a time when the Chinese could not buy them direct Grunewald said the deal was made Kindclberg er president of North American Aviation Co who supplied the planes James Howard Kindelberg er was president of the firm at the time He was vague about dates bu said it must have been prior t 1939 In a long session with a Housi Ways and Means Subcommittee in vestigaling tax frauds Gninewak also said he Got nearly as an inlermc diary in a deal in government cggi for San Francisco hotel man Ben Swig Investigated all ihe activities of the late Federal Judge T Alan Goldsborough for the United Mine Workers back in 194G The 60yearold Grunewald said he could not recall however whether he was paid or only for investigating Ihe judge at a time John L Lewis and bis unionfaced stiff fines for re fusing to oDey a Goldsborough backtowork order Guncwald said Lewis did not pay him a quarter and that the fee for the investigation came from Lowell A Mayberry identified as a Boston attorney You felt that the money coming from Mr Mayberry was paid by John L Lewis Grunuewald was asked It came from the United Mine Workers the witness answered Only last Monday Grunewald had refused to say whether the inquiry was directed at Goldsborough AP WJrophofo President Juan PERON SMILE DAMPENED 0 Peron smiles at amaps meeting a short time before bombs were hurled duringhis speech in Buenos unhurt andafter a pausewent on with his speech 2 Bombs Are Thrown of Rally for Per on BUENOS AIRES Argentina Rioting proPeron mobs stormed nrestrained through the Argenlin apilalWednesday night andcarlj Thursday burning and sacking op osition centers in a violent after nalh to a bombing at a rally ad rcsscd by President Juan D Pe on The government announced lha ix persons were killed and 92 in urcd in the two bomb explosion liat stampeded the crowd gathered Vednesday in the citys ceiilra 3laza de Mayo Peron was nol hurl Headquarters of all Argentine op osition the Com Mad Tinsmith Murders 7 of Family Then Kills Self LAWRENCE Mass MvA mad tinsmith butchered and shot to death seven and possibly eight members of his family and then killed himself Wednesday in a sevenhour slaughter Peter Akulonis 39 took his own by percentages ofIhe miJilary and security forces of all nalions 2 A pledge by all nations to limit production of strategic materials for military purposes 3 International control of atom c energy for peaceful purposes and to ensure prohibition of atom c weapons 4 Limitation or prohibition of other weapons of great dcstriic ivencss 5 Enforcement of all these agree ments by adequate safeguards ricluding a practical system of in spection under tHe United Nations details of such disarma nent programs are manifestly crit cal and complex Eisenhower said Neither the U S nor any other nation can properly claim to possess a perfect immutable for mula underlie his five point disarmalife as police closed in on him out mcnt program He stated this program as 1 Limitation by fixed ceilings or Akulonis used a carpenters ax to kill his wife Madeline Akulonis 32 son Michael 5 widowed moth er Mrs Mary Akulonis 72 broth er Alphonsc 32 and two nephews James 5 and Paul 2 both sons of Alphonse He killed his brother Raymond 37 with a 22calibcr rifle before turning the gun on himself A second son Peter Jr 9 was missing and feared lo be another victim Akulonis took the boy out of school early in the afternoon Police said Akulonis suicide may have saved the lives of PETER AKULONIS al other relatives living nearby Three bloodstained notes were found in the killers pockets Damn all the rals one said Thanks to the tin gods said another The bodies his mother Al phonsc and the lallers two sons were found by Alphonses wife Glair 30 when she returned from work in midaftcrnoon to her Law rence tenement apartment She ran from Ihe house scream ing My family is dead My whole family is dead The bodies of the killers wife and son Michaelwere found later in Iheir Mcthuen homc three miles away up in flames before Ihc raging mobs that chanted Viva Peron as they looted and burned The fashionable Jockey Club center of Argentine high so cicly was also put to the torch The government announced that a North American citizen was among several persons arrested for questioning in connection with tha bombing It identified him as Esle ban Jacyna of Herkimer N Y ad elephant and monkey trainer with a touring circus The violence marred what had been planned as a triumphal cele bration for Peron The Plaza de Mayo meeting had been called by the proPeron General Confedera tion of Labor as a demonstration of support for the President now bat tling lo control soaring prices and end a meat shortage The first bomb exploded near Ike Hotel Mayo on the south side the square while Peron was speak ing It started a stampede among his hearers jamming the square A second smaller blast damaged a subway system ventilator Neither bomb burst near the Government House balcony from which Ihe by Cabinet ministers labor leaders and officers of the Armed Forces speaking rAll About The Weather Mason City Clear and colde Thursday night with possible rec ord low temperature Low 1418 Iowa Freezing temperatures Fri day a little warmer Minnesota Friday increasing cloudiness and not quite so cold GlobeGazette weather data up to a m Thursday Maximum Minimunt Afc8 a mi Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 42 r 23 30wr   

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