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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                1 l North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL LIX MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT E THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION UnJled Press Full Wlrci Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA 7 1953 V 1 Reds Offer New This Paper of Two No 179 in Truce Talks Rancher Is Not Granted Bail Vandenberg Is Out as Chief of Air Force Gen Twining to Take His Place WASHINGTON Wl The White House announced Thursday Gen Hoyt S Vandenberg is retiring as Air Force chief of staff and wil be1succeeded by Gen Nathan E Twining Twining at present is vice chie of staff Assuming the Senate con firms his appointment he will step up to the top Air Force post June 30 when Vandenbergs term ex pires First This is the first change in the Joint Chiefs since Eisen hower took office and the White House gave no indication whether it would be followed by other changes Nominated to succeed Twining as vice chief of staff was Lt Gen Thomas Dresser White who would get a Jfourth star Twinings appointment is for the usual two years t In advance of the White House announcement the Air Force re leased an exchange of letters be tween Vandenberg and Secretary of Air Harold E Talbott in which Talbott said that he had approved Vandenbergs retirement with re luctance Duty Extonclod Vandenberg was originally ap pointed chief of staftfora four year term L which 30 1952 At that ttmehis tourofduty extended for 14 months Vandenberg asked for retire ment Vandenberg now 54 pointed out in his retirement t request that he has served more than 34 years and that the last five have been as chief of staff In his letter ac cepting the generals request to leave active duty Talbott noted that he had discussed the cir cumstances that prompt your ac tion The lelterdid not elaWate on this point Inmate Dies of Mishap ANAMOSA coroners jury has ruled that the death of Ray mond E Frey 25 State Reforma tory inmate was due to an acci dent and not because of any fel onious assault upon his person The jurys report returned late Wednesday said Frey suffered a blow on the head as a result of an epileptic seizure brought on by an emotional strain following a scuffle with another inmate Tues day Testimony at the inquest called by Coroner Howard Campbell brought out that Frey had been m the reformatory milk house with three other inmates All three men testified at the hearing They told the jury that Frey had started to hit one of them who had slipped during scuffle One of the other prisoners then grabbed Frey who slumped to the concrete floor and struck his head when released they said Posses Universal Divorce Measure WASHINGTON Ufi A divorce legal in one state would be legal in the other 47 under a bill passed by the Senate Wednesday and sent to the House The Senate Judiciary Commit tee said that since some states refuse to recognize divorces grant ed in others as many as four mil lion persons face possible prosecu tion and harrassment the Mrs 41 Austin i I GEN HOYT VANDENBERG nvor rnrrB m eense counse o e cour overrunning more than a third of Mecnem had telephoned to vouch the Indochmese kingdom The far Mayers integrity and lo urge move mayor may noWmean end that bail be set for him of Ihe 2oday Red invasion of the Frenchassociated stale at the bS door of French spokesmen declined to bail he might go to New Mexico estimate the scope of the withforfeit his bond and1 it would be drawal but said the number of impossible to extradite him back GENNATHAN JWINrNG Bad Weather Delays ABomb Test in Nevada LAS VEGAS Ney UR The nost elaborate atomic test ever leld in the United States originai y scheduled Thursday was post xmed for 24 hours because of un avorable weather C9nditions Weather permitting the blast will be held t at Frenchman Flat Proving Ground 65 miles north east of here between 9 and 930 a m CST Friday morning The Atomic Energy Commission called off the blast late Wednesday night because of cloud cover and wind direction saying the weather would impair the takingof import ant photographs and other data In Fridays test an A bomb will e dropped from a high flying bomber over Frenchman Flat ex plodmg m mid air The desert floors of the proving round contains the most elaborate array of targets ever arranged r Iowa Judge Says He Might Find Haven in New Mexico BLOOMFIELD la UP on bail was denied bj District Judge E K Daugherty Thursday ior Walter M Mayer 56 Santa Fe N M rancher charged with the slay mg of a prominent Iowa stockman The judge commented Mayer seemed to have Report Reds Withdrawing From Laos ss day from the heart of Laos after rebel troops involved was impres Favor Aid WASHINGTON mem bers of Congress were agreed Thursday that the US should extend new aid to threatened Southeast Asia but little support was evident for a suggestion that military forces be sent The Communist led drive through the kingdom of Laos in Indochina continued to dominate congressional consider ation President Eisenhowers proposed foreign aid program for next year sfve The Vietminh pulling out of areas around the royal residence city of Luang Pra bang the Frenchfortified Plaine des Jarres and Xiengkhouang to the south Two reasons were advanced here for the Communist pullback The Reds apparently had overstretched their supply lines m their 200mile dash south and west from Viet Nam another of the three Indo Chinese states They also had lost their race to overrun Laos before he seasonal monsoon rains now beginning French Army spokesmen how ever did not exclude the possibil ity that the Vietminh may yet stage a do ordie assault on Luang Prabang 275 miles southwest of Hanoi or on the strongly fortified Plaine des Jarres PLANE MISSING LONDON Royal Air Force or any atomic blast fired mside Valetta training plane with 10 ne U S servicemen aboaid is missing Charge North wood Man With Negligence AUSTIN Minn 201 Northwood was charged with criminal negligence ahOSPitar WOUNDED PRISONERThis Thursday American Groe was the driver of a car soldierapparentlysuffering a head wound sits disconso which started a series of collisions lately mthe courtyard of city hall in Seoul SouthKorean ear here Sunday 5which resulted his capture early in the war At the time the i the deathof Mrs1 citywas in RedjhandssThis is another of the secretpic stures obtainedsbyLife 1 C i 7 S i so many highly placed friends in New Mexico that if he were released he might return there anc be sheltered against extradition The judge also asserted he wa not wholly satisfied the con tention that Mayer shot in self defense Earlier Thursday the name o Gov Edwin L Mechein of New Mexico had been entered before quest for bail Defense counsel told the court Forfeit Bond Prosecutor Charles Pcltit had Pettit also stressed that Mayer had failed to take the witness stand to tell the full story of the fatal shooting Defense Attorney R E White replied that if Mayer had such a plan in mind he could have done it immediately after theshooting White asserted there is no basis for a first degree murder chargt against this defendant 1 By telegram and in person po litical and business leaders of New Mexico joined in praising Mayers reputation and record Mayer was charged with firs degree murder in the shooting o John M Wisdom 51 Des Moines on Wisdoms 900acre farm near here last Saturday The state as serts the slaying was premedi tated Improperly Charged The defense argued Mayer was improperly charged and entitled to have bail set The state in its resistance disclosed thai a special grand jury session has been called for May 20 to consider the case Mayer contends he shot in self defense when Wisdom began charging at me like a mad bull Mayer said the violence occurred when I insisted he pay me the money I had coming from him from the sale of my sheep The defendant did not take the stand the testimony on his application for bail but his story las been made known through R E White of Ottumwa chief de ense counsel While said Mayer had between and com mg for some of Mayers sheep which Wisdom sold after winter mg them for him Iketo Deliver j Important Talk WASHINGTON Wi President Eisenhower flies to New York Cily Thursday night for perhaps his most important outright political appearance since he took office Several thousand party faithful bought tickets to hear him address the annual banquet of the New York State Republican Com mittee Because of an overflow au dience two dinners were arranged one at the Astor and the other at the Waldorf Astoria The President planned to ad dress both of them first at the Astor about pm CST and then at the Waldorf about RECALLED TO MOSCOW BERLIN W The West Berlin newspaper Nacht Depesche said Thursday Maj Gen V I Trussov deputy chief 6f staff of the Soviet Control Commission for Germany las been recalled to Moscow rAll About The Weather City Mostly fair slightly warmer Thursday nightand Fri V T Pair Thursday night and Friday Continued mild1 Friday ftinnoMta Mostly fair and con tinued mild through Friday GlobeGazette weather data up 8 a m Thursday Maximum 68 Minimum At S a m 59 V CRAMPED QUARTERS FOR AMERICAN POWsAmerican soldiers captured eariy days of the Korean War are crowded into a confined area as they attempt to get some sleep during an interlude in the march northward to Life Magazine obtained this picture and others from a source and under circumstances it said it could 1 JlOb ZcVGcU Girl Has 3 Personalities Doctor Says LOSANGELES pretty brunet who turned into dare devilish irresponsible crea ture in of her doctor and lat er into a bright agreeable consci entious girl was described Thurs day to the nations psychiatrists This girl now has three differen personalities changeable at will She ismarried and has a smaL child but she denies her husband and child whenever she turns into anything except the shy young lousewife who first sought medica attention two years ago for terrific headaches Unusual Case The unusual case was reported to the American Psychiatric Asso ciation in a medical report as well as in color movies by Dr Corbetl H Thigpen and Dr Harvey M Jleckley of Augusta Ga1 The case is not unique About 100 such instances of multiple person alities in single individuals have jeen reported The young woman identified only as Eve White an alias changed suddenly about a year ago She said she had been hearing voices She asked if she might be going nsane A queer look spread over ler face ancUn a couple of seconds she changed into a coquettish char acter who winked and said Hi doc Dr Thigpen named the peson ality involved in this change Eve Black Eve Black goes to parties drinks too much sometimes and occasionally turns back into Eve White and seems horrified at find ing herself in the middle of drunk en gaiety Third Person Eight months after Eve Blacks dramatic appearance the girl blossomed out with a third person ality Dr Thigpen said Eve Black went out with men casually got a job as a night club entertainer bought and charged expensive clothes1 The third per sonality i Jane look the clothes back to the stores Later ve Black bought more clothes and had them altered so Jane couldnt take them back Eve Black andJane dont recog nize Eye Whites husband or child as their own EveBlack admits having been married but not ve Whites husband Jane ihe never was married to says SAME traffic ta t fcws Yield to Allies on Top Point POWs Would Stay in Korea BULLETIN V WASHINGTON UP font Eisenhower called a cm farenco of hit top diplomatic and military advisors Thursday ap parently to discuss the Commu nists Korean truce PANMUNJOM WThe Commu nists Thursday offered a newcom jromiseplan to break nice deadlock bowing to Allied nsistence that no of war who refuseto go home bef taken outof Korea The Allies immediately asked ime for topechelon study J The eightpoint plan also proposed activenation neutraTcom mission as caretaker refuse tofgo i to CommunismvBoth sides previously have1 suggested na tion that5 job1 Hod Revtrsai The new proposal fis a reversal f the Reds earlier demandthat hese prisoners to the neutral country1 n Eventhougluthe Reds it clear the Allies mustacceptall or lothing this appeared t to be the irst ma jori break sincethe truce an effort YANKS UNDER GUARD PARADE IN ican troops captured early ia the Korean War are under heavy guard and are forced to carry Cpmmunist banners as they parade along a main street in Seoul South Korean capital then in enemy hands Thi picture is inthe Life Magazine series obtained secret methods Tests Show McManus Is Sane Will Be Arraigned GANANDAIGUA N Y E McManus who ad mitted killing fivepersons on a crosscountrytrip was ad udged sane Thursday and ordered to stand trial on a first degree murder charge for the slaying of his first victim a college student qpllege student There iavnol the slightest doubt that McManus is sane Dis rict Attorney Thomas Croucher aid of the ISyeafold Marine from Valley Stream L I i Croucher said McManus would e brought here from Willard State lospital and be arraigned Friday A plea of innocent to a first egrec murder charge is manda pry t in New York state Convic ion on the charge carries a min atory sentence of death in the elec ric chair An Ontario County eturned a murderindictment hursday against McManus in the ealh of William A Braverman 19 fRochester who was found shot March 27in a gravelpit earRochester The district said Wil Hospital reported xhaustive tests had shown mighty battle Bremerton P stea med into Wonsah harbor on Koreas east coast Thursday and bombarded d for time in thfii days Dive bombers from the carriers Princeton and Valley Forge damaged an important Red metal processing plant in Northeastern Korea only 100 mites from Siberia Sea and air forces provided virtually the only action 1 i 0 agree on exchange of prisoners ast major barrier to1 an armistice Lti Gen William K Harrison chief Allied delegate This is an important proposal that merits careful and con siderable thought Our major decisions must ba made by the governments them selves The next meeting is scheduled or 11 am Saturday Iowa Prisoner M Begins Furlough i ft i PHOENIXVILLE Pa Forge Military Hospital authorities have announced that Cpl Richard O Morrison 22 of Burlington la is one of nine repatriated prison ers of war who willstart 30day furloughsv Fridaysr r t J Morrison the first Iowa prisoner of war be Released BytheReVjs in Korea willbe sent to Walter ReedHospitarat Washington D leave for treatment of frostbitten fect His parents Mr and Mrs George Morrison a r e visiting their jsoa aV the hospital here A relative at Burlington saidit was possiblel turn with parents by Red plan contains two con cessions to demands 1 A fivenation mufrai repatria ion commission to take n the Reds wno wont RO home The Reds suggested w e d e n Switzerland Poland Czechoslovakia and India 2 A total of four or six than nine for those prison ers to hear Red explanations and perhaps decide to go homei At the nd of that the future of hose remaining would be decided jy a political conference of war ing nations as the Reds have de Four Months The Communist Offer on the tima or processing prisoners provided hat those Wanting to go home vould be sentback within two months and disposition of the oth rs would be settled in four months The new plan appeared at first cading to approach the Allied lews more closely than previous Communist proposals iv Nam ill the chief Red negoti ator the plan at a time negotiations were bogged badly Only Wednesday Harrison had termed progress zero The Communistplan provided 1 Within two months after truce both sides will exchange prisoners willing to go home These number about 84000 North Koreans and Chinese in Allied hands and about 13000 Allied captives rin Communist camps of which about 3QOO rejknownto be Americans 2 Thf creation of a niutralna t i o n s commission made up otthefofir nations ontfce armistice supervisory commission and iridfa f i 3 Prisoners unwilling to 90 over neu repatriation commis i ir S 4 commiuien   

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