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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOMEEDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NELGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven CenU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 25 1953 Thin Paper Consists Two Ona Russians Agree to Talks With No It9 Action Stalled Send Patrolman to Get Senator VT Senate voted at noon aatui day to send a State Highway Patrol car to Independence t require the presence of Sen Don Risk whose absence stalle all benate action Risk was the only member absent when the Senate attempted to ac on a House version of a in for a new state pension plan fo public employes The controversial pension bi wasinvolved in a parliamentar maneuver through a call of th Senate requiring all members t be present Lt GovLeo Ellhon ruled afte several unsuccessful attempts t lift the call lhat no further Senat Bills Block oirnment of Legislature Adjoi DES MOINES between the Senate and Hous over the contents of three niajo bills appeared Saturday to b among the principal reasons whj the Legislature will continue int next week For the first time since the pres cnt session began last Jan 12 boti Houses scheduled Saturday meet ings to speed up final adjourn ment Saturday was the 104th cal cndar day since the lawmaker convened Sessions seldom las more than 160 days How long thi one will continue is anybody guess The three bills and their status 1 A House bill to create a sup plemental state pension system is now in the Senate for adecision whether it will abandon its posi tion that participation in the sys tern shall be compulsory 2 A House bill to supply funds for operation of the 10 institutions under the jurisdiction of the State Boardof Education is in the Sen ate for a will recedefrom 3 A House bill to provide state general aid to public schools awaiting appointment of a second conference committee Big Snow Storm in North Dakota By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Spring rain and over wide areas of the midcontinent Saturday Pleasant weather was reported in most other sections of the conn try However wet weather ap peared headed for northeastern states Heaviest snowfalls were in Northern North Dakota with falls ranging up to 18 inches at Milton Other areas reported as much as 8 inches There also was snow in parts of South Dakota Nebraska and Minnesota Strong winds resulted in drifting snow in some areas in NorthDa kota blocking roads and disrupt ing communications rAU About The Weaiher Mason City Sunday mostly cloudy and cool Jowa Drizzle becoming mixed with snow Minnesota Cloudy and little cool er with occasional rain Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 49 Minimum 43 At 8 am 44 Precipitation 307 Drops Appropriation for Sewer at Lake DES MOINES Iowa House dropped from a Senate bill Saturday a pro posed appropriation for the Clear Lake Sanitary District then passed the bill to provide funds for state lake improve ments Whereas the Senate measure proposed spending the House reduced the figure to 000 The bill now goes back to the Senate The Senate bill proposed spe cific amounts at Geode and Rock Creek State Parks Lake Man awa Spring Lake and Storm Lake The House would merely provide the in a lump sum and let the State Conserva tion Commission and the State Budget and Financial Control Committee decide on how the money shall be spent Business could be transacted unti Risk was In the chamber Senate Sergeant At Arms Frank 3uck made several attempts to ge n touch with Risk at his businesi offices at Independence but was in ormed Risk was out in the conn ry Arrangements then were made o have a patrol car in the Inde pendcnce vicinity go into the coun ry in an effort to locate Risk anc bring him back Meantime Gov William S Beardsley gave no indication of his plans for filling four imporlanl tale offices following Ihe rejectioi ate Friday by the Senate of hi nominations for the positions Some observers called the Sen ales action a slap at the Governor but Beardsley gave no outward in iicalion of any serious perturba ion when he was asked by news men lo comment I did my duty in sending in the lominations the governor said The individuals designated were 11 well qualified Among the four rejected was ormer State Rep John E Hanson f Dedham who had been nominal d to succeed Russell F Swift of larlan as the Democralic member f the liquor commission SAME Blkck CUj mctns trufflo TTrri A iii A ntM1 tr A TTT rri GlobcGazctlc photo by Musscr FIRE DAMAGES earlymorning fire Satur day burned the contents of a vault at the Mason City Ware house Corp 600 4th SW The fire apparently started after a thief or thieves took an estimated in cash from the vault during the night Lt Harold Htitchinson of the fire department is shown removing a file of burned papers from the blackened vault Stolen Fire Started in Warehouse Mason City police and fire department officials Saturday yere investigating a fire and a breakin at the Mason City Warehouse GOO 4th SW from vhich an estimated SI 000 from a vault where the fire partialv destroyed company papers Police said that they have he person or persons broke into the building and ault must have set thefire Albert Madsen 1226 E State a varehouse employe called he fire leparlment at am when he eported to work and found smoke oming from the inner office Another employe had lo unlock gate to let firemen into the rounds which has led police lo elieve that the thief or thieves ever reason to believe that ad lo climb the eightfool fence to ain entrance into the building Firemen found one of the otfice oors unlocked Police said lhat they found a ammer pliers and a pair of tin nips near the vault II was laler earned lhat Ihc tools were laken rom the warehouse garage Police tated that the tin snips were used o cut a light een padlocked oors in place Although the chain which had to hold the vault actual fire and moke damage was confined to the apcrs in the vault police found everal filing cabinets pried open nother filing cabinet containing ridays receipts had been lamp red with bul the Ihicf or thieves ad been unable lo pry jt open Senate Extends Rent Control Bill WASHINGTON WTThe Senate assed and sent to theWhite House aturday a bill to extend rent con ols to July 31 in areas which now ave them Some 5000000 dwelling units are ffected Of these about 4300000 re in communities which voted st year to continue the conlrols nder federal legislation More Stories of Death Abuse Navy Shelling of Red Port Wars Biggest SEOUL battleship New Jersey pounded Songjin wilh the most destructive naval bombard ment of Ihe war Friday burying part of Ihe East Coast port wilh landslides touched off by concus sion of its IGinch shells Repel Onslaught On the ground U S infantrymen Saturday hurled back an onslaught by up lo 750 men on Ihe Central Eront wilh heavy losses For eight hours the 45000ton battleship steamed offshore hurl ing everything from five to 16inch shells into Songjin some 125 miles south of the Siberian frontier the Navy said Explosions shook the reeling city three railway bridges across which supplies are tunneled to the front went up in debris and about 400 yards of track wasrippedup by the battleships shells Partly Buried When the New Jersey pulled away part of vhe port was ob served to be buried under land slides which had come roaring down from Ihe nearby hills In the Central Front fighting1 J S infanlry with bayonets rifle xills and hand grenades cul down aboul onelhird of a Chinese force hal swarmed up lo mainline posi tions near Jackson Heights Morse Sets Record of 22 Hour Filibuster Marathon in Opposition to Oil Measure WASHINGTON Whyn Morse ended a 22hour speech at a m GST Saturday crowning himself the undisputei longdistance champion of all th senators in history The Oregon independent spok at the great length to dramutiz his opposition lo a bill declarin states have title to oilbearing of shore lands within their histori boundaries Far Surpasses His record far surpassed the ul most legendary feats of Robert M Fighting Bob LaFollctte an Hucy P The Kingfish Long Sen Morse a healthy and wirj 51yearold outdoor type of man thanked his colleagues for stickin with him through the night Few did but he was grateful to them Vice President Nixon and mos senators stayed away Nixon ar ivcd at a m to relieve Sen Carlson RKan who had pre sided Morse greeted the vice pres idcnl witli a good morning After talking for 22 hours Mors sipped tea brought in by nn ad minislrativc assistant A few minutes before Sen Cape hart Rlnd inquired whether h would yield for questions Morse refused to interrupt th reading an essay from a gir student at Oberlin College givin her views on the submerged land issue Voice Husky And Morse liis voice slightlj Imsky again speaking more slow ly observed Im not the leas it tired LaFollctte Wisconsin Progrcs ivc held the Senate floor for 1 lours 23 minutes in 1908 in a bat tie over a currency bil but nu ncrous timeconsuming tjuorun calls cut several hours off speaking time Second only lo LaFollctie kept by the Senate press gallery was the late Huey the Louisiana Kingfish lie set the mark of 15 hours 35 minutes in 1935 with a debate over a Nationn Industrial Recovery Act extension There was some dispute ovct whether Longs speech had been interrupted by one quorum call but generally he had been creditec with more of an endurance feat than LaFollctte The technicalities could be swept aside in chalking up a new lalk fest record for Morse No Calls There were no quorum calls to give him a lift although he was helped along from time lo lime by questions asked by other senator fighting the submerged lands bill Morse who broke with the Re publicans in last falls election campaign to become an independ ent sipped orange juice tea cof fee and bouillon to keep up his strength He also nibbled on crack ers and gulped some tomato soup Morse who discussed filibusters politics conservation education and other matters did not start on his prepared speech on the sub merged lands bill until after mid night and frequently digressed once he had Bonus Number of Americans Exchanged PANMUNJOM W Another 100 reans came back Saturday brineAfrica Th nui Ihed a bonus inc the total n ho iuvi m G nuippuies Montezuma Ind said much over as n rinfivp in hn PANMUNJOM UP Another 100 Allied a bonus number of Americans British and freed Friday as the Communists kept their promise to continue the exchange of sick and wounded captives beyond the orig inal limit The Reds said they would free 12 more Americans and 71 disabled South Koreans Saturday as truce negotiators return to this neutral for the first full dress armi talks since last Oct 8 Seventeen Americans four Brit ish four Turks1 and 75 South Ko reans came back Salurday bring ing the total to the 600 the Reds said they would exchange in six days But of the total 136 were Americans 16 more than promised 32 were more than promised 15 were Turksequal to the num ber of nonKoreans the Reds said they would exchange aside from British ahd Americans 17 others included men from Co lombia Australia Canada South Africa Greece The and The Netherlands 400 were South Koreans Both sides have said they would continue the exchange beyond the COO originally pledged by Ihe Reds and the 5800 promisedby the UN Command Meantime two American soldiers who enduredmore than two years of misery as prisoners of the Com munists told Saturday how more than 2300 comrades died of ex haustion hunger and wounds in two North Korean stockades M Sgt Gilbert Christie 42 of Montezuma Ind said much over 50 per cent of 3000 prisoners in his camp died during the winter of 195051 Cpl John L Wallers Jr of Beck Icy W Va said 800 out of 1500 United Nations captives died in Camp No 5 at Pyoklong between April 1 1951 and Augusl 1952 Most of the Americans British and Turks released by the Reds looked fairly strong A few walked haltingly One Yank saw the sign Freedom Village1 here and hurled his crutches away in joy Christie described a bitter march as a captive in the winter of 1950 I myself was one of the for tunate ones I collapsed and passed oul and roue the rest of the day on a cow I had two fragment in the chest and a broken I needed help from one of the fellows who kept rne bal anced on lop of the cow Walters said treatment of pris oners did not improve until the last three months He was wounded in the leg hip and stomach near Kunu Nov 2G 1950 and was taken lo a Korean hut 50 miles north of Ihe city Myrtle the Mighty Mouse PASADENA Calif WMyrtle a retiring rodent in the bacteriol ogy laboratory at John Muir Junior College has become a big wheel on the campus She is now known as Myrtle the Mighty Muuse be cause bit a rattlesnake to death Myrtle did onlywhaf any selfrespecting mouse would have done under the crcumstances An instructor Norman H Wakeman Placed her ma cage as the intended meal of a 4foot diamondback rattlesnake Wakeman was fattening up the snake for the starring role in a movie short he planned to make But Myrtle took over the top role and ruined Wakemans script As the rattler coiled slowly Myrtle took in the situation in one beadyeyed glance and reacted swiftly She put her best teeth for ward and right behind the rattlers ugly head The snake was dead m an instant and Myrtle went back to join the rest of the mice in another cage FBI Analysis Fails to Clear Up Iowa Murders IOWA CITY Attorney William Meardon ha announced that an FBI analysis of major clues has failed t clear up a brutal double slaying a school boys stranm suicide Meardon at a Friday news conference discussed de velopments in the tion into the April 8 mutila tion slayings of Mrs James L Cil cr 51 and Beverly Brcnncman 14 as well as the suicide of Charles H Nelson 17yearold high school junior Creates Stir I Nelsons death created a stir be cause he was found dying about the time he was scheduledto report to Meardon for a routine interview in the slaying case The county attorney said the boy had raked leaves for Mrs Cilcr the day be fore the slayings There still is no definite link between the slayings and the boys death Meardon said Friday Neither have motives been clear ly established in either case FBI analysis Meardon said showed that stains on iHe Nelson boys in his home after his human blood It was not possible however to classify the bloodstains as lolypc he said Differed Types A week ago Meardon had re vealed Hint Nelsons blood was type A Mrs Cilcrswas type 0 and the Brcnneman girls type B Mrs Ciler was found bludgeoned o death in the kitchen of her home he night of April 8 She also had been stabbed 15 times The nearly nude body of the Brenneman girl who had gone to the Cilers to watch television was found in the yard She had been strangled and stabbed Meardon said he has evidence hat the Nelson boy was wearing he jacket when he left an Iowa City hospital about p m he night of April 8 after visiting his father there but did not have it on vhcn he returned to the hospital at p m lo drive his mother1 lome Cops Fire at Prowler in Nurses Home DES MOINES prowler wh terrorized mirscs in the Meroj Hospital nurses home for mor than a half hour early Saturday es caped under gunfire after polic had cornered him in the home Police said the prowler sufferc a deep scalp wound when he wa struck over the head with a pisto by Copt Steve Seward an possibly suffered a bullet woun when fired at by Palrolma James Biddle Trail of Blood A trail of blood could be followe through the nurses home hal ways after the prowler ran froi one end of the building to the othe in his escape The prowler was discovere When he went into a second floo room about am He ran whc one nurse screamed By the tim police were summoned he had en lered a third floor room occupic y Julia Harrington 19 Alloona Miss Harrington said she wa awakened by the noise Kicks Intruder Then 1 saw a shadow by nr she said I just pulled mj knees up lo my stomach and let g with all my might My feet hi the man and knocked him back ward He hit a chair and then jounded back and slapped m face Then he ran At this point Capt Seward seized the man in the hall and jrapplcd wilh him Seward struck him with his gun butt and the man wrenched himself asvay and ran POLICEMAN SHOT JN HOLDUPPolice Officer Robert Heitz who was shot in the headduring a holdup of a St LouisT bank is in city hospital where his condition is seri ous He was one of the first two officers to arrive at the bank after the holdup and was shot as he approached the Hont entrance S Chiefs Hopeful of New Trend But Reds Keep Many Demands MOSCOW m The official news paper of the CommunistParty de rlared Saturday that Russia is to enter into businesslike discussions with the West toend great world controversies but made it clear the Soviet Union is not retreating anywhere along the ine of foreign policy The Russian reply to President Eisenhowers April 16 foreign pol icy speech was spread across the entire front page of Pravda in an editorial At the same time the icxt of the Presidents speech wag printed on an inside page The whole tone of the Pravda reply was sharp and argumenta tive But it was not vituperative or belligerent Reaffirms Position It definitely reaffirmed previous Soviet positions on many issues hat have created tensionwith the West and it took exception to cer tain principles of American policy But it declared v The Soviet government will wel ome any step ofthe American government or any othergoyerri ment if it is directed atthe friend ly settlement of difficult ques ions and added This is evidence of the readi ness of the Soviet side for serious businesslike discussions of out landing The editorial particularly reject ed what itsaid were precondi lions laid down by Eisenhower for such discussions Meantime in Waihmgton The White House said Russias new peace statement may be a first step toward something con crete in prob lems If so an official WhiteHouse statement said the free will continue to wait nite steps that must bV made if the Soviet leaders are sincerely interested in a cooperative solu tion to world problems Welcome Change The White House statement said the milder tone of the Pravda statement is a welcome change from the usual vituperation against the United States and the free world and added Of course the Pravda statement cannot be considered a substitute or an official action by the Soviet leaders Maybe this statement is a first step toward something concrete f sothe free world will continue to wait for the definite must be made if the Soviet leaders are sincerely interested in a co operative solution to world prpb ems While the Russian statement jlosed no door to it made these points Korea The Soviet people in ariabfy supported all steps di rected toward concluding a just race in Korea The statement icld out Korea as theNo ii ex imple of deeds not words in faypr of peace r Germany The Russians did not ippcar to move an inch from their iriginal position Eastern Europe It would be queer to expect the Soviet Union o intervene in favor of the resto ration of the reactionary regimes overthrown by these people in he satellites China The editorial made much if the fact that the President did not mention China It said a policy vhich tried to turn back steadily Jeveloping events was doomed to other words JhatGen ralissimo Chiang Kaishek was inished The Russians did not appear to ake very seriously thePresidents uggestions that vast savings from earmamenl once peace is as urcd could be turned to helping nderdeveloped nations A more ompous name for such fund is not enough said the ditorial intimating that they con idered his suggestion was for a ew version of the Marshall plan BIJLLETiN ST LOUIS of bandits wounded in an ed holdup of Southwnt Bank Satvr day as Frtd W Bowrmn M who was placed on the FBIs list last   

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