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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home VOL LIX MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS MAY 21 22 AND 23 Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 22 1953 This Paper Conslsti o Two One NO m Air Force Warns About Security Loss GM Workers Gain Wage Hikes Adjustment in Big 5 No Meeting With Reds Now Dulles Must Change Their Attitude He Says WASHINGTON Eisenhowers unitypromoting con ference with British and French leaders next month will not lead to a Big Four meeting with Russia while the Communists are promot ing aggression Secretary of Stale John Foster Dulles made clear Friday Dulles chilled hopes of at least British Prime Minister Winston Churchill for a later big power conference with Russia In talking to reporters at a news conference in New Delhj India No Results I doubt that any important results could come out of a high level conference which included the leaders of Soviet Russiaso long as the Soviet Bloc is promot ing war and aggression in Korea against Laos and in Indochina and as long as in Europe they refuse to withdraw occupatipn troops from a small inoffensive country like Austria Dulles said That is the theme that has been voiced by Mr Eisenhower The President wants concrete evi dences of good faith and actions to promote world peace on the parl of Russia before sitting down with Soviet leaders The administration is dead se1 against risking a Big Four con ference in which the Russians could exploit Allied disunity and confusion Prove With From now until the Big Three meeting sometime after June 15 the Russians will have an oppor tunity to prove with as ending the Korean a Big Four meeting also woulc help promote world peace The administrations cautious stand against advance commit menls for a meeting with the Riis sians jibed with views of key members of Congress They ap plauded the idea of Big Three talks as a starter but warnec against giving the Russians ready made opportunity to widen existing differences between Wash ington London and Paris Hold Youth in Death of Beal Cerro Gordo County authorities Friday were holding Donald Shunk wilder 21 204 15th NE for his part in the death of a young ex sreviceman in an automobile acci dent last Tuesday Shunkwilcr was taken into cus tody at 7 pm Thursday abou seven hours after a coroners jury completed its investigation of the circumstances surrounding the fa tal crash Shunkwiler was arrestec on a sheriffs warrant which citec a charge of manslaughter by auto mobile Arraignment in the case was scheduled for Friday morning bu was delayed until next week at th request of Shunkwilers attorney Leslie Boomhower who is out o town Bond was set at The coroners jury spent more than two hours Thursday in study ing the accident which brough about the death of Duane Beal 21 yearold Korean War veteran Bca was killed when Shunkwilers ca struck a bridge a mile north of Ma son City on Highway 65 and then plunged into a ditch Shunkwiler and a third occupan of the car Robert Borack 23 re ccived only bruises and shock Botl testified at the jury hearing tha they had had only four or fiv beers at a nightclub be fore returning to Mason City shorl ly after midnight Tuesday Shunk wiler stated that his car hit th bridge after he became blinded b the headlights of an oncoming car Beal died a few minutes later i ambulance enroute toa loca Members of the coroners jur which studied the Ihunkwilers alleged reports o carelessnes were Howard OLeary J G Han and Ward Hammond AP Wirepholo SEES ONLY Harmon 4 of De catur Ind wonders why only strangers visit her at Mis souri Baptist Hospital in St Louis No one has had the heart to tell her that her parents were killed in the traffic crash in which Shirley suffered a serious head injury An aunt and uncle who live in Arkansas plan to take Shirley later Here Shirley is shown with student nurse Gloria Pence Year Pact DETROIT Wl General Motors orp and the CIO United Auto Workers Friday agreed on modifi cations raising pay rates in the his toric fiveyear contract which they signed in May 3950 It covers about 350000 GM work ers UAW President Waller P Reu Lher said the union would press immediately for similar conces sions from other manufacturers Doctors Say Hinich Not Insane Before After Fatal Shooting The defense of temporary insanity in themurder trial of Mike Hinich receiveda setback Friday when Dr Harry G Marines testified that Hinich was not insane when the doc bor examined him during the afternoon precedingthe shoot ng of Mrs Hinich Neither was Hinich insane ess than an hour after the shooi ng according tO the testimony of 3r Ralph E Smiley Cerro Gordo bounty coroner who questioned linich about am last July 13 Attorneys for Hinich have filed notice that temporary insanity would be used as his defense He s on trial in District Court here before a jury of six men and six women after admitting to police hat he shot his wife on the evening of July 12 1952 and then tried to shoot himself Dr Smiley was called as a re juttal witness Friday afternoon by bounty Attorney Robert Shepard n order that he might return to California where he interrupted a vacation with his family in order o testify Dr Marines was the first of an expected 15 defense witnesses The doctors statement came during cross examination by Hughes J Bryant assistant county attorney Shifts Questioning Following Dr Marinos testi mony M L Mason Hinichs at torney shifted his questioning to bring out the marital difficulties and questionable characteristics oE Dorothy Hinich Eight persons followed Dr Ma rinos to the witness stifnd to tell what they knew about Mike and Dorothy Hinich their shortlived companionship after their Dec 15 1951 marriage how they had registered 40 times in Mason City hotels how they saw Mrs Hinich in several taverns alone and intoxicated on several occa sions and of seeing her go up to the Hinich apartment with another man Earlier in his 15 minutes on the witness stand Dr Marines told the jury of six men and six women and about 45 spectators that Hinich did suffer two strokes He said Hinichs condition and Lhe several drinks Hinich is al leged to have had before the shoot ing would certainly impair any bodys thinking and that Mrs Hin ichs running around and other activities would affect Hinich in such a way that he would reach a breaking point and therefore his ability to rationalize would be im paired Jump in the Lake Dr Marines said Hinich if he had been any ordinary man at the lime of his wifes running around drinking and taking his money would have told Mrs Hinich to go jump in a lake Dr Marinos testi fied that he believed that Hinich was unable to act like the ordinary man because his nervousness in ability to rationalize and the other events leading up to the shooting The state rested its case at pm Thursday after hearing 17 wit nesses testify in the first degree murder trial of Hinich The defense was expected to rest its case too late Friday afternoon after hear ing five additional witnesses There will be no court Saturday The trial will be continued Monday when at torneys will present their final arguments and perhaps the case will go to the jury Production Slumps DETROIT schcd iles slumped Friday as labor dis putes idled some 121000 auto work ers across the nation 77400 of them in the TJetroit area In the Detroit area 29600 work ers were idle at Ford plants 39000 Chrysler Corp Workers remained off their jobs and 8000 were idle at the Budd Cos body stamping plants The threedayold Budd strike called by both sides a wildcat walk out forced Chrysler to send home its workers for lack of parts Ford sources said 85000 workers at its plants across the country could be idled by the weekend which have long term contracts with his union Agreement Briefly this is what the union and GM agreed on The 1950 contract provided that lourly rated workers should get a ourcent hourly pay increase dur ing each year of the contract This improvement factor was raisec to five cents Friday Under the GM formula wages and salaries are reviewed quarter y and adjusted with changes in he consumer price index issued by he U S Department of Labor The union declared several weeks ago that the old style BLS index to which their cost of living allow ances were adjusted was out moded They asked substitution of he more comprehensive new tjpe index inaugurated by the de partment late in 1952 This request was granted by GM Added to Rates Nineteen of the 24 cents an hour cost of living allowance which the workers gained thus far under the contract will be added to base vage rates as of June 1 This means that the amount of wage subject to downward adjustmen from present levels is limited to ive cents an hour no matter how much the cost of living goes down An increase of 10 cents an horn n wages of all skilled trades work ers The UAW said this increase s in recognition of the inequitie hat have developed because of he Korean conflict as between skilled trades workers employee oy the corporation and those em ployed in jobbing shops Harlowe H Curtice GM presi dent termed the revisions a prac ical solution to problems createc by the Korean War with its result ant inflationary impact and the re nstitution of government wage controls Curtice said the problems easec jy Fridays agreement could no lave been anticipated at the time agreement was rcachec n May 1950 GM declined to estimate the cos of the modifications Hoegh Cracks Down on Liquor Law Enforcement DES MOINES Gen Leo A Hoegh declared Friday his order for strict enforcement of the liq uor and beer laws is not being com plied with in several areas and he are not in a position to tolerate such noncompliance Although Hoegh gave out this statement through his staff he was in Davenport attending a meeting with county attorneys sheriffs and other police officers from the 10 counties bordering the Mississippi River He said in the statement he had been assured that the announced policy will be strictly enforced The people of this state have a definite of living within our laws and to as sist in the enforcement of them the statement said LEO HOEGH Ike Signs Oil Measure Into Law WASHINGTON WVPresident Eis enhowcr signed the offshore oil lands bill Friday with a declaration that recognizing the states claim to these lands is in keeping with basic principles of honesty and fair play Attending the ceremony at the White House were more than two score members of Congress They broke into applause when the President penned his signature to the hotly controversial measure fulfilling one of his chief campaign promises The bill recogni zes coasla states title which they already submerged lands within their historic boundaries and has special reference to the oil rich lands off the shores o Texas Louisiana California and Florida AP Wlrephoto RETRIEVES Janet Gaffny 3 of Smiths Creek Mich picks up a doll from the debris of her home which was wrecked by a tornado late Thursday Nature on Rampage Tornado Flood Death Figure Mounts to 13 AP Wlrepholo TWISTER ON white streak over a gas station in Port Huron Mich is the tornado twister that caused millions of dollars of damage The picture was made as the twister passed through the city Two Killed When Plane Crashes in Iowa Windstorm DBS MOINES C4G passeu ger plane crashed and burned on a farm 1G miles east of herein a violent electrical and windstorm Friday killing two persons The plane plummeted to earth on the David Boot farm abou midway between Mitchellville and Prairie City about am The Weather Bureau said thestorm reached its height in the Des Moines area with wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour about Ih time of the crash The dead were identified as Capl Boweh Marshall 33 and CoPilo Samuel Aronson 29 both of San Antonio Tex Ralph Stevenson a farmer liv ing about a half mile from the scene was the first to arrive a few minutes after the twoengine plane crashed to earth By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Damage from the spring seasons stormy weather Says Cuts in Budget Dangerous Fight Shaping Up in Congress WASHINGTON WV The Air Force ending silence on heavy budget reductions was quoted as saying President Eisen howers new 120wing goal would cut air power well below the ab solute minimum1 for national se curity V An Air Force report on the ef fect of five billion dollars in the services budgetfor the fiscal year starting July was inserted in the Congressional Record Thursday by Rep Yorty He did not say where in the Air Force he gotthe report But in an accompanying state ment Yorty declared Alleged friends of adequate de tense are preparing to sacri fice air power on the altar of irre sponsible political promises Strong Fight The report appearedto herald a strong fight in Congress to restore some of the proposed cuts Sen Margaret Chase Smith R meanwhile sent Secretary of Defense Wilson a show me set of 32 questions aimed at the admin istration proposal to trim Air Forcefunds There was no imme diate reply from Wilson who was out of the capital Mrs Smith said Congress will not agree to the proposed cutback unless Wilson can answer such questions as How can you cut more than five billion dollars from the Air Force appropriations cut back the Air Forces 114wings and mounted Frdiay from floods which harrassed Louisiana and Texas and tornadoes that struck with devastatingblows over the MichiganCanadian border area At least five persons were killed Thursday in twisters that lashed the twin cities Port Huron Mich and Sar Ontario and nearby areas on ma the border Scores were injured Property damage was in the mil lions of dollars Rescue Workers Rescue workers hunted for ad ditional victims in the tornado stricken region Three were killed in Sarnia and one in Port Huron Earlier reports had seven killed Weather observers said such vio lent twisters were rare so far north regarded as The storm swept over the border country from Southeastern Michi gan across Southwest Ontario province damaging property along a 40mile path In the Port Huron area heaviest damage was to the residential dis tricts In Sarnia business district however was dealt the the most damaging blows The twin cities which have a population of about 35000 each are separated by the St Clair River The death toll from floods in Louisiana rose to eight since rain swollen rivers and bayous started overflowing late last week A mammoth tide fed by three days of storms and whipped by fresh southerly winds from the coast gripped bulldozer operators and sandbaggers in an 18hour con test along a broken levee on the Calcasieu River near Lake Charles Another Crest Another crest bore ominously down the Sabine River in Texas upon the Gulf Coast city of Orange A main levee on the Sa bine crumbled Thursday causing he 750 living in the village of Deweyville to flee Some 1800 ad ditional families were being evac uated during the night from the Lake Charlesarea Clarion Boys Win on Heidi Radio Show SIOUX Clarion High School Boys Quartet made its sec ond step towards possible stardom Thursday when it upset the fabulous Sylvia Marie on the Hor ace Heidt nationwide radio show The quartet which was invited to the show after winning a local Lalent contest held in Mason City Tuesday won the applause of the audience over three other candi dates as well as Heidts 14yearold protege who was defending her ti tle as the best new entertainerin the country The quartet is com posed of Bob Lindfmeyer Larry Abele David Schuldt and Tom Mikelson all 17 The four boys were flown to Sioux City through the efforts of the Clarion Chamber Commerce They were to return to Clarion Friday so that two of them could compete in a track meet Heidts next coastlocoast radio sliow willbe at Helena Mont on Thursday The quartet hopes to fly to Helena in an effort to de fend its national honors against four other entertainment groups The final winner of Heidts talent quest will receive and an in vitation to appear on other big radio and TV shows In taking top honors on the Heidt show the boys sang the same song Sentimental Me that won for them in their Mason City appear ance Sylvia Marie left the doggie in the window long enough to sing Old MacDonaldHad a the audience rated the Clarion youths even better still say that the Air Force will be more powerful in 1954 than if the original plan hdd been followed of building a 143wing Air Force by 1954 3075 Plarws Wings vary from 30 to 75 air craft depending iippn type The Air Force report filed by Yorty said the budget cutback from to 000000 would have this effect 1 Strttch out HiVair buildupJo 120 wings byJune against the Trumart administration goal of 143 wings by mid1955 which the AirForce supported as the ab solute minimum in order to attain adequate national security 2 Force the elimination of 19 nonflying supply units 3 Reduce personnel from pres ent strength of 980000 to 960000 on June 30 5000 less than the report said were essen tial to man 120 wings 4 A three billion dollar cut in requested new appropriations causing delay in aircraft deliveries scheduled for the next two years to maintain a going aircraft in dustry The report said the Air Force now has 106 wings Chairman Shorty RMo of the House Armed Services Committee has said only 93 wings are at full or almost full Suffering Spouse Robs Bank ELK RIVER Minn Clifford Baughman 69 silver haired quiet and respected said Friday he took his wifes orders for years and finally conceived a daKng holdup on his own He stole by threatening to turn the Elk River Bank into a slaughter house Thursday My wife didnt know a thing about this he boasted Police found he had even drawn up plans titled How to RobaBank She was always right You know how it is Everything that came up she knew how to do right1 he said He admitted his decision to hold up the bank was a mistake But he said he hadnt told his wife a thing about his plans We didnt get along too good lately So I stopped telling her things She had no idea where I was when I was at the bank Baughman had been a model citizen until he robbed the bank in this community of 1500 He was a keymaker He even had fixed the locks several times on the jail where he is being held He said he has had a bad heart and offered to bet hed be gone in 60 days He said he decided if he was going to do something like rob a bank hed have to do it soon He was arrested when he got to his home in Anoka 12 miles away an hour after he walked into the bank and shoved a note and a gun at Assistant Cashier Dale Palmer Maybe She Knows Sfces Doing NORMAN Okla got a start when they saw Dixie Smith carefully digging holes arid dropping an ice cube in each one They facetiously asked her if she was growing 25pound cakes of ice icicle radishes or maybe refriger ation plants She cooled them off by explain ing there was a floweringvcherry treeseed in each cube Dixie said she was supposed to have planted the seeds last fall but forgot A friend advised her to freeze the seeds and plant them j About The Weather Mason City Fair to partly cloudy Saturday high 62 to 65 Iowa Saturday increasing cloudi ness and not so cool Mimwsota Saturday partly cloudy and a little warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum SS Minimum 47 At 8 a m M Precipitation 42   

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