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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper DM UTY CJLOBE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ETTE VOL LIX AMOcialed and United Full Lease wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 1 1953 Taper Consists Two One 174 s Dim for Quick Cuts in Ta Warn Reds on POWs Catholic Lutheran Church Used for Funeral PRINCETON Catholic Lutheran prtsscd into Thursdayduring funeral services for the late James Michael Hirl 57 postmaster here who died Tuesday in Davenport hospital An overflow congregation of more than 500 persons attended the services and whenSt James Catholic Church was unable to house them all trustees of Zion Lutheran across the street from St Jamei offered their sanctuary Both churches were filled to capacity A public address system carried the rites from the Catholic service to those gathered in the Lutheran Church Nominates VanAlstine for U S Attorney in N Iowa t WASHINGTON Eisenhower Friday sub mitted to the Senate the nominations of four United States attorneys and of 10 U S marshals and announced he was re moving two marshals from their posts Those removed were Lopez of Albuquerque N M and Daniel N McEniry Secrecy on POW Return HONOLULU LTrA third big hospital plane carrying 22 sick and wounded Americans home from Communist prison camps was due here late Thursday night but news of its arrival was buried under a blanket of Army silence An Army spokesman said he had received orders classifying move ments of repatriates as secret for security and compassionate rea sons The spokesman Maj Doug las W Mitchell said he could not explain compassionate The secrecy was so completeit led to speculation the latest flight might be carrying prisoners who may havesuccumbed toCommu nist indoctrination during their captivity The plane was expected at am Friday CST but the Army refused to say whether it arrived how many were aboard and who thev are of Des Moines la White House News Secretary James C Hagerly said Lopez and McEniry are marshals who did not wish to resign so they are be ing removed by the President their removal to be effective as soon as their successors are ap pointed and qualified The nominations submitted for Senate approval included US attorneys Northern District of E Van Alstine 51 of Pocahontas la a former county attorney Pocahontas County M L Mason of Mason City has been filling the post on an interim basis Southern District of L Stephenson 36 of Des Moines US marshals Southern District of A Walter 53 of Lenox la a farmer and expost master at Lenox Northern District of ment W Crahan 57 of Oelwein la president of Radio Station KOEL Allies Ask Return of Men 375 PANMUNJOM OR Allies warned the Heds bluntly Friday that failure lo hand over 375 more disabled Allied soldiers we know you are holding leaves choice but to question your sincerity in lull truce talks As liaison officers accused the Communists of a holdout in the sick and wounded exchange truce negotiators got nowhere in trying to choose a neutral nation as care taker for some 48000 able bodied Red captives who refuse to go borne The UN Command Friday sug jested Sweden The Reds again refused to name any country The Communists already had rejected Switzerland In the liaison meeting the Reds denied the holdout accusation call ing it groundless and wilful slander They admit holding some sick and wounded Allies but said these are too ill to send home Many of the G84 Allied captives released last week told of disabled comrades still in stockades of North Korea The UN Command used these igures to pinpoint at least 234non many of them undoubt ivuieaiis many 01 inem unaouot m run edly 141 Koreans Bohl 59 116 Madison SW 1 nf4 I Itl j IVrQC trill nH inntnnfl left behind in only a part of you announced camps After returning 684 Allied dis abled including 149 Americans the Reds said April 26 that wa all They originally promised G05 Saturdays return of 500 Nortl Koreanswillmake a total of abou 6500 Reds sent bac since the exchange began MASON CITY AN DIES IN H Bphl 59 driver of the auto shown at right was killed instantly Thursday when the car was struck by a truck onslick pavement just west of Mason City on Highway 18 The car had broken down on the highway and Bohl AVHS at uiooeGazetle photo by Abuser tempting to make repairs when the mishap occurred Driv er of the truck which overturned aiter the crash was Robert Hutzell Mason City He was hospitalized for shock Spencer Cox brotherinlaw of Bohls and a pas senger in the car was not injured Spending Not Low Enough Few Officials Still Hopeful v The Iowa Highway Patrol Fridaj blamed a broken tierod as thi cause of a cartruck crash jus ivest of Mason City late Thursdaj that claimed the life of Andrew H LAND REFORM SAIGON Indochina Nguyen Van Tarn announced Fri day a land reform soon will be pu nto effect on the Tndochinese slate of Vietnam to ease the burden o he peasants Tornadoes Tear Southeast at Least 15 Persons Killed WARNER ROBINS Ga UP Tornadoes roaring through the middle Georgia Peach Belt late Thursday left at least 15 persons dead and an estimated 350 injured Friday The Red Cross counted 13 dead and a funeral home identified two other bodies The Red Cross esti mated between 1000 and 1200 per sons were homeless in this Army base town Toll Higher Red Cross officials believed the death toll would go higher because of the critical condition of some 18 victims confined to the Robins Air Force Base Hospital and at hospitals in nearby Macon Ga The Red Cross amended an earlier report that 18 deaths had been confirmed but added to its list Joseph Loftin wife of an Army colonel Mayor W T Giles appealed to Gov Herman Talmadge to pro claim a stale of martial law for this town of 16000 population as four National Guard companies troopers s oldie rs and others probed through the wreckage for more dead and injured The Red Cross set up shelters for 500 families whose homes most of them located on government property were shattered Field workers said 365 homes 25 of them trailers were destroyed and 135 damaged The WorldWar II air base here now converted into an Air Force maintenance center was damaged heavily Housing Projects Most of the dead were residents two housing projects here through which one tornado carved a 1000yard path A second twister struck nearby Dry Branch killing at least one person and injuring five there Tornadoes also dipped down around the middle Georgia towns of Ft Valley at the old state capi tal of Miiledgeville and at Marsh allville but apparently caused no fatalities Two tornadoes struck this area late Thursday one of them stab bing about a mile south of the center of town before sweeping with heavy destruction across the air base There was more damage than I have seen afterany air raid said Capt William R Townsley veteran airman of the European war A good many homes were completely demolished Automo biles were turned upside down Bohl was killed instantly when he and his stalled auto were struc from behind fay a truck operate by another Mason City man Rob eit Hutzell 306 W State Hutzell whose machine overturned afte the collision was hospitalized fo shock and observation Car Broke Down According to Patrolman Burdelt Peterson Bohl and a brotherin law Spencer Cox 1540 17th NE were returning to Mason City from Clear Lake at pm when their car broke down on Highway 1 about a DriveIn halfmile Theater west of Hulzell th also driving east behind the Bohl auto swerved his truck to avoid a col ision but the vehicle skidded on he wet pavement and crashed into the rear of the car The impact pushed the car 75 ect down the highway and on to he right shoulder Hutzells truck pun completely around and over urn ed on the left shoulder Cox who was not injured told he patrolman that the broken tie od on the right front wheel made leering difficult He said topped the car and was looking or tools in the trunk when the accident happened Bohl was killed vhen thetruck pinned himagainst he car at the point of impact Too Excited Cox said he saw the truck ap iroaching but was too excited o give warning He jumped away ust before the machines came to Driver for a Des Moines drug irm the Hutzell was o have been interviewed by au horities He was taken to Mason City hospital by ambu ance Peterson explained that he had irst seen Bohl and Cox about 10 minutes before the accident He aid the car had stopped on the avement just outside of Clear but that Bohl had assured im that they could make it to lason City Peterson was in ormed of the mishap by a motor st who stopped his patrol car near he west city limits Killed Instantly Dr Ralph E Smiley Cerro Gor o County coroner said Bohl was killed instantly Anemploye of Jacob Decker and Sons since 1942 Bohl is sur vived by his wife Emma two sons Leroy and Robert Mason City five daughters Mrs Simon Weydert Ventura and Mrs Bev erly Sorenson Bonnie Rosalie and Sharon all of Mason City four brothers four sisters and nine grandchildren Born at Hampton April 4 1894 he was a veteran of World War T FuneraL services wilLbe held Saturday at 2 pm at McAuley and Sons chapel the Rev Roy Hamsville officiating Burial will follow in Memorial ParkCeme IN THE WAKE OF A strews the ground at Warner after a furious tornado1 churned a 1000foot pathHhrough the town AMBASSADOR TO LEAVE Netherlands n U t ambassa Tne NetherlaiKU since Oc will leave hii post here Mason City Man Killed in Crash Truck Strikes Andrew Bohl West of City V HAND BECKONS FOR rush ing debris following a chemical plant explosion at Peabody Mass as a hand of a victim later identified as Francis Donovan trapped in the wreckage beckons for help Don ovan was pulled to safety by workers ExWai lace Adviser Wont Tell Red Ties Appears Before Senate Probers By UNITED PRESS One of Henry A Wallaces for mer government advisers refused Friday to tell Senate Red hunters whether he is now or ever was a member of the Communist party or of a wartime spy ring inside the government The wjtness before the Senate fnternal Security subcommittee was Harry Magdoff who said he is now a New York research ccon omist He acknowledged that ht vas one of Wallaces advisers WASHINGTON W1 President Eisenhowers statement that his i administration sees no way to baP f ance the budgetfor the next year appeared likely Friday lo lay indefinitely anyfreshtax Eisenhower told a White news conference Thursday will te impossibleto t bring expendi tures completely jta nue Sen TaftXRrO said may have to approve new appro priations t without i any final ing estimates forthe beginning July 1 To Sen George an old hand at fiscal matters this spelled delay and possibly no lax reduc tions at the already scheduled deathof the excess prof its levy on July 1 and a 10 cent decline In individual income taxes set for nextJan 1 No George IVdoht see any leeway for a taxreduction Republican leader Halleck Ind said however still wouldnt rule out any chance tax reduc tion tfiink there be any big fight but we may cut appropriations eyen below islration House Speaker Joseph Martin RMass said Tm still hopeful we can make May Day Celebration Spokesman for Reds Asks Peaceful Deeds From West MOSCOW Minister Nikolai Bulganin told heeringMay Day crowds thronging Red Square Friday he Soviet Union must strengthen her armed forces because he Western powers so far have done nothing to lessen glo i i i j Deadline on Concerts Is Friday Night Nine oclock Friday night is the eadline for memberships in the lason City Community Concert Association Dr Lloyd Gustafson president ut out this reminder Friday afl rnoon along with the announce ment that the Vance Music House 24 N Federal would be open un 1 that hour Membership is open to all Norlh owans until the 900 seat capacity f Ihe High School Auditorium is cached That limit was said to be ithin sight but not quite reached Admission lo the concerts is ex lusively by membership1 No res rvations for single evenls are possible The famous dcPaur Infantry horus a hit attraction of four ears ago and Eleanor Steber star f opera and radio have already een signed for the 195354 season ere Remaining attractions on the our or five concert series will be ependent on the funds obtained rom memberships Money must hi talent is signed Memberships arc priced which1 includes tax tension Bulganih called on the West for deeds not words He spoke from a rostrum where other Rus sian leaders stood Bulganin pref aced his address with a review from an open limousine of thou sands of troops in the square and along streets leading into it NEW CITY EDITOR FT DODGE MVKarl or sports editor of The Messenger has been named ily editor in succession to the ale Charles L Rubcnstem Premier Georgi M Malenkov headed a group of high Soviet offi cials who listened lo Bulganlns speech Olhers included Inlerior Minister Lavrenti Beria and For eign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov U S Ambassador Charles Bohlen and British Envoy Sir Alvary Gascoigne watched the May Day parade and heard the speech with other members of the diplomatic corps Excluding speeches and cere monies the military parade 1 asted only 13 minutes It was the shortest In Soviet history The Soviet government will wel come any steps on the part of the governments of other countries onuinely aiming at the easing of tension in the internalional situa ion and would like lo see the peaceful statements made by the eaders of these governments sup ported by deeds altorneys Francis P Whitehair later to be undersecretary of Navy and James L Fly who earlier had been chairman of the Federal Communications Commission while Wallace was secretary of commerce in 194546 Wont Another witness before the sub committee book reviewer Edward J Fitzgerald refused to answer the same question Like Magdoff lie was a government employe Both got into government jobs through the WPA national research project in 1936 and were on the payroll Ihrough the war years They balked at answering on grounds of possible selfincrimi nalion In olher development Mail Fraud A former high ranking Juilice Department offi cial said today he recommended dropping a mail fraud case against Kansas bond dealer Roy E Crummer and 10 associ ates because he thought the gov ernmentcouldnt win William A Paisley head of the governments fraud section when the Crummer case was abandoned in 1946 said he still feels the same way Improper Influence He appeared before a House sub committee investigating whether any improper influence was ex erted in the decision Paisley said tic decided to recommend no prose cution after talking to Crummers the appropriation cuts will justify a reduction Eisenhbvier to on possible additional tax reduc tions and Taltj thcA Senate Repub lican leader withheld any predictions score Eisenhower announced he will ask Congresstp Vote dol lars less than the in new appropriations former Presi dent Truman had recommended for the coming year But Eisenhower declined to say how much of that would be repre sented in actual savings at tha Treasurys payout window al though Rep Short RMo pre viously had estimated the amount at Not Paid Out The government can spend than is appropriated because more than 100 billions voted in previous years has not yet been paid out Noting that Truman had predict ed the nation will go into the red inthe new fiscal year Eisenhower said it just wouldnt be possible to wipe this out of commitments already made largely for military equipment Eisenhower America will hasten its military buildup next despile a reduction in spending and wilh a radical change from fixed target dates to a longhaul program If the armed forces were wor ried about a reported cut in spending for the fiscal year starting July most of it in mill tary and foreign aid they could take some heart from Eisen howers words In a statement Eisenhower called former president Trumans lary blueprint a crazy quilt Ha scrap SAME BUck nut traffic fat i houri 7 U S Civilians Handed to Soviets TOKYO North Ko rean official radio said Friday seven American civilians inlernetl since the beginning of war have been handed over lo Soviet Russia for repatriation The Soviets arranged the release as part of their present peace of fensive ff seven of the civilians were captured in the first sweep of the invading NorthKoreans in 1950 The Pyongyang Radio said they were handed over to Soviet Russia Thursday at Antung on the Man churian side of the Yalu WELCOME ADLAi SPRINAGAR Kashmi American touristJJFriday gave Ad lai Stevenson welcome at the airfield on his arrival in Kaih mlr for four days rest from Us current world tour said Ws administration is ping the idea that the West should be ready for possible Russian at tack in 1954 or 1955 in favor a gradual program i BuildUp Eisenhower said there will more buildup inSithanwas pos sible under the and ac tivities as theyVere proceeding in January when the new admbiitra tion took over Thia he President said possible because of a shortening Up of lead the designing of he start ofvolume i concentration on Critical areai and items t r About TheWealher CKyi Mottly cloudy Saturday occasion 1 ft Minimum t   

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