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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette June 29, 1953

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1953, Mason City, Iowa fWt I North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Ircss and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 29 1953 This 1apcr Consists Two One tto One Mans Opinion A Radio Commtntary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Stout Spirits in Crippled Bodies day not long ago I had oc casion to comment editorially on the outstanding success of one great corporation General Motors in giving employment to the phys ically handicapped Its been demonstrated beyond doubt that in many fields those who might not be able to compete in a footrace can turn in a mag nificent performance in some other field The General Motors and it could well become a guiding prin ciple for all is to seek out and emphasize the CAPABILI TIES of the individual for a par ticular job not dwell on the phys ical handicap The writing of this little edi torial recalled to my mind a com mentary I once did acknowledging my gratitude to some of the physically handicapped Ive known down through the years and the lesson in raw Ive had from my contacts with them Im thinking of one particular youngster and his amazing ability to smile in the face of adversity or what would seem to me to be adversity of highest degree I used to Jook down from my office window at a certain time each day and see him trudging along the sidewalk behind his Seeing Eye Dog Could Always Smile Every now and then Id meet and greet him on the street He knew me by my voice Always his return greeting was accompanied by a smile After every such ex perience Id ask myself this ques tion What in heck are YOU belly aching about It made me more contented with my lot in life It helped me keep my perspective and my sense of values I fretted less about minor matters Hislory is loaded eases in which courageous souls have risen above physical and heallh handi caps lo achieve happiness and suc cess Not all our handicapped are happy or successful of course But enough of them are to make it indisputably clear that happi ness and success arc not based wholly or even primarily on physical wellbeing I iook back over my advent ures in life Sir Philip Gibbs once wrote in the New York Herald Tri bune and think of the happiest people I have met They were mostly povertystricken They were unsuccessful authors painters and poets They had to make a little go a long way in creature comforts But Ihey kept laughing They found life a good joke They had a sense of beauty and found it cheap Theirs for the Asking There was no charge for a sunset over some chimneypots or a flowerstrewn field There was no tax on the lines of a naked tree etched against a gray sky One didnt have lo pay lo lean over a parapel and watch a rivei flowing by They had ideas otk the gifl of con versa FREIGHTER AW ASH The Brazilian freighter s Leicle Panama lists to its starboard side in the Atlantic Ocean near Barnegat City N J early Monday a huge hole stove in its side from top deck to below the water line after a collision with an oil tanker late Sunday night 12000 Chinese Reds Maul ROK Posts North of Seoul tion I wish I in this manner abou Ihe part played by courage anc character in shaping ones life anc destiny Let us be challenged by the heights to which men can rise Lei us be proud of the fact that we are human beings and because we are human beings we conlain wilhin ourselvesresources of strength anc power great enough lo enable us to climb far and high I know there is much disillu sionment much discouragement much temptation to lake Ihe easy way the short cut to do the ex pedient rather than the right But we are men and because we arc men we can rise above the full level of yielding When Hes Stout of Spirit It is not what destiny does with US but what WE do with destiny that determines what we shall be come When a man is determined what can stop him Cripple him and you have a Sir Walter Scott Put him in a prison cell and you have a John Bunyan Bury him in the snows of Valley Forge and you have a George Washing ton Have him born in abject poverty and you have a Lincoln Load him with bitter racial prejudice and you have a Dis raeli Afflict him with asthma until as a boy he lies choking in his fathers arms and you have a Theodore Roosevelt Stab him with rhcu pains until for years he can CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 New French Premier Bids for Approval PARIS Pre mier Joseph Laniel formally took over the government of France Monday from his predecessor Rene Mayer and prepared to seek parli amentaryapproval of his cabinet Laniel presented his cabinet list including veteran Georges Bidault as the carryover foreign minisler to President Vincent Auriol Key members include Interior Minister Leon MartinaudDe Plat defense minister Rene Pleven fi nance minister Edgar Faure jus tice minister Paul Ribeyre and Labor Minister Paul Bacon There are three vice Paul Rcynaud Henry Queuille and Pierre H Teltgen Tuesday he will ask Ihe formal approval of the National Assem bly which already has confirmed him as premier for his 21member cabinet which includes leaders of seven political parties Then Laniels brain trust in ner cabinet of five former premiers and four main party leaders will setllc down lo serious work on plans to meet pressing problems 3 Frances toboggan slide to ward bankruptcy with debt nt an alltime high inflation threatening anew the treasury empty and he cost of living index within a frac tion of setting off automatic esca lator wage increases and a whole new spiral of price boosls 2 The postponed Bermuda con ference Indochina and what lo do about ending the unpopular war 4 Military appropriations prime target for aneconomic drive to get Ihe same value but save mon ey in order to plug he hole in the leaking budget raise living stan dards and productive in veslments SEOUL on Some 12000 Chi nese Communist troops coverec by a tremendous artillery barrage into South Korean posi tions Monday in a stunning drive along the gateway to Seoul The Reds poured a division or more into threedayold battles for two outpost hills 40 miles due north of the capital just as South Korean infantrymen had swept t the crest of one of the hills The furious Red because it came in broad dayligh a twomilewide stretch on the Western Front The targets were bloodied outposts Bak anc Queen rising 500 to 800 feet Red Outposts At last report the Reds held both but fighting raged at the fool of Ihe oulposts as the sturdy ROKs regrouped and counleraltacked There was an unconfirmed re port that one Red to 750 broken past the heights and was assaulting the Al lies heavy dugin line Covered by artillery that one Allied officer said hammered hills like an anvil the Communists slammed back ROK First Divi sion infantrymen who had clawed up the slopes of Outpost Bak The ROKs counted nearly 5000 rounds of incoming Red artillery during an eighthour period on the nar row front Big Guns American and South Korean big huge 240 millime ter back at the ad vancing Chinese and their support areas The Red thrust was another in i series the Chinese have hurlcci ii South Korean units in recenl aimed at pun ishing them for resisting an armi stice Another seesaw battle raged on he Eastern Front where the Com munists pushed forward five miles In the past two weeks TheThird ROK Division and the Chinese at last report were iight ng on lowering Lookout Mounlain nore than 1500 feet high wilh nei Iher side able to hold the crest All About JOSEPH LANIEL Premier The Weather Mason City Mostly fair warmer and humid Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night near 68 High Tuesday near 90 Iowa Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday except for a few local showers extreme west Warm and humid Tuesday Low Monday night 68 to 75 High Tuesday 90 to 98 Further out look Continued generally fair warm and humid Wednesday with possibility of a few scattered showers extreme west portion Minnesota Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunderstorms north and west Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy cooler central portion High Tuesday 70 to 80 except 82 to 90 extreme south GlobeGazette Weather Data up lo 8 a m Monday Maximum go Minimum so At 8 a m 53 Allies Ask Reds to Decide on Date for Signing Truce House GOP Leaders Drop Move to Force Action on Tax Bill WASHINGTON Wt House publican leaders Monday dropped their move to force House con sideration of the excess profits tax bill without action first by the tax writing Ways and Means Commit ee In a lastminute shift of tactics aimed to avert a bitter floor bat le they dropped this maneuver and put on pressure for the Ways and Means group to act on the bill Apparently they were convinced he committee would act on the ill extending the excess profits ax for six months despite the diehard opposition of Ways and Means Chairman Reed House Cheers To cheers from the House GOP rloor Leader Halleck Ind an lounced the leaderships decision tot to press a move to get the bil o the floor by a special rule from he Rules Committee Halleck said he was convincec he bill would be handled in the ormal matter by the Ways anc leans Committee Previous refusal by the tax vriting group to act on the admin stration proposal had led to th ituation in which House leader vere proposing to blast the ta ill to the House floor via the lules Committee bypassing Way ind Means Ike Victory A Ways and Means Committe ote sending the bill to the Hous floor would be smashing victor or the administration in its battle o keep the tax now due to ex ire Tuesday midnight Reed 78 years old and the oldcs epublican in length of service in ic House got up after Halleck to eclare Im not surrendering H i oice was quivering wtih emotion nd he shook his fist in emphasis The House gave Reed a stand ng ovation of handclaps and icers Taken in Ventura Breakin than in ash and checks was taken during breakin at the Hancock County oOp Service Station here Sun ay night Fred Schneider operator of the alion told Cerro Gordo County icriffs officers that the breakin appened sometime after 7 pm unday He told authorities that verything seemed to be in order out that time Officers investigating the breakin lid that entrance was gained by cmoving a rest r o o m window hey found the cash register ly g behind the station Schneider aid that the cash and checks ere in a money bag which he had dden in thestation Iowa Honored for Traffic Regulation DES MOINES won hon mention equivalent to a econd place tie among Midwest states for outstanding traffic w enforcement in 1952 David G errick Iowa Highway Patrol hief said Monday The International Association of liiels of Police made the awards klahoma won first place and Ne raska tied with Iowa for second ace Say Russian Troops Meet Czech Unrest BERLIN has sent a division of its tough security troops to Czechoslovakia to meet antiCommunist unrest well in formed sources said Monday At the same lime informants said the Soviet government has curtailed the power of its civiliai ligh commission in Germany jr favor of Ihe military as a resul of the bloody revolt of workers in Eastern Germany The sources which have close connections with the Soviet high command in Germany said a di vision of the dreaded MVD security troops was moved inlo Ihe Pilseh area of Czechoslovakia last Friday The Czech rebellion against the recent Communist currency re form which wiped out savings reached its high point in the fa mous beer brewing center of Pil sen Two weeks ago workers stormed and pillaged the town hall there hoisted the American flag and ton down and trampled pictures o Josef Stalin and the late Czecho SlovakCommunist President Klem ent Gottwald The rebellion in Eastern Ger many still seething forced a change in Soviet policy there In formants said plans to emphasize civilian over military control hac been scrapped Russian troops and Communist police arc fanning out all ovei East Germany with orders to crush the remaining traces of the 12dayold workers revolt in the puppet state it was reported Weekend Storms in Iowa Kill One BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Damage was counted in the housands Monday in the wake of veckend tornadoes and thunder storms which took one life brought injuries to four other per sons and destroyed farms and other property The chief tornado area was 4 miles south of Adair where Mrs Valter McMurphy 56 was killed and her husband injured by a wister which demolished their home The husband taken first o Atlantic hospital was moved Sunday lo an Omaha hospital with critical skull injuries Violent winds also did damage at Red Oak Indianola Adair Pella and other Soulhcrn Iowa commu nities At Cedar Kapids thunder storms knocked out two power ubstations and c off current to a large part of Ihe southeast ffc ion of the cily for half an hour Saturday nigfil SEEK DETAILING Sadler of yille Termshows his pup Pedro and the he is offer ing for proof against the character who removed most of Pedros tail by degrees After three unauthorized opera tions Pedro barely has enough of a stub to support a bandage Writer Raps House Group for Jewish Discrimination SAME Black flic traffic In past 31 hours Thompson Man Killed Hampton Soldier Wounded WASHINGTON lowans ave been killed in action in Ko ea the Defense Dcparlment re orted Sunday Six other Iowans vcrc wounded and one was Jistec s captured Killed in action were Cpl Dean M Holland grandson of Henry Holland Thompson and Pfc Ernest R Thomas son o Mr and Mrs Olin ThomasAnamosu The wounded were Pvt Luverne G Anderson Pomcroy Pfc Har old D Hollingsworlh McGregor Cpl Donald L Gustoff Spencer Pvt Lee E Herring Villisca Pvt Regis C McNamara Coggon and Pvt Earl F Shear Hampton Iowa Beauty Entry for Miss Universe SPIRIT LAKE la lyn Shonka Pocahontas was se leclcd Sunday night as Iowas firsl representativein the Miss Uni verse beauty contest The 18yearold blueeyed brown etle will be a high school senior next fall She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs David Shonka imllee lawyer said his name ap pears on the masthead as such Have you ever been a member of the Communist Parly at any time Sir Kunzjg inquired Harap declined lo answer that oo and then lit into the commit 8060 Rockefeller Back Home NEW YORK Bobo ockcfeller sellled down lo slay onday in the Park Avenue apart ent of her estranged husband andard Oil heir Winthrop Rocke ller Mrs Rockefeller and her four earold son Winthrop Paul neaked into the apartment early unday while Rockefeller was in ittlc Rock Ark apparently set ng the legal stage for a divorce I wanted to come home and m here to stay J3obo said after slipping past servants who had been ordered to keep her out She said she made the sudden move from the Indiana farm home of her parents on the advice of my attorneys She indicated she would tell more about her plans at a press conference Rockefeller who announced last month he had set up a trust fund for Bobo had left strict orders that she was not to be ad milled to the apartment during his absence in Arkansas Boho daughter of an immigrant coal miner married the oil million aire in 1948 and they were sep arated a year laler Rockefeller was reporled to have gone to Little Rock to establish 90day residence in Arkansas in preparation for seeking divorce Since the separation Bobo and he child had been living in Chi cago and on her mothers 90acre farm at Lowell Ind Several months ago Bobo complained that she was broke and forced to live off the charily of my family and friends WASHINGTON New York writer and edilbr who refused lo say whether he is a Communist accused the House unAmerican Activilies Committee Monday of tending lo bring this country inlo a condilion under which six mil lion jews were murdered Dr Louis Harap a Harvard gradualc wilh many kind words for Russia had been idenlifed by three past witnesses asa person known to them as Red Harap re peatedly refused on grounds of pos sible self incriminalion to com ment on the identifications And he refused to say whether he js managing editor of Jewish Life a monthly publication al though Robert L Kumig com UN Agrees to Enforce Truce Terms Rhee Persuaded Perhaps Ignored SEOUL Allies Monday asked the Heds to agree immedi ately to a date for signing a Ko rean truce indicating they have either persuaded rebellious Presi dent Syngman Rhee to agree to an armistice or have decided to go ahead without his okay Gen Mark Clark U N com mander told the Reds in a letter delivered at Panmunjom that the U N Command will enforce truce terms to the limit of its ability His letter was delivered shortly after he conferred in Seoul with Rhee President Eisenhowers per sonal envoy Walter S Robertson and other top U S officials Some Solution Although the meeting was se cret the UNCs readiness to go ahead with its truce plans indi cated it had found some sort of solution to the problem of the stubborn South Korean leaders re fusal to accept the present truce terms and his threat to fight oa alone if an armistice is signed on those terms There was no immediate com ment from Rhee on Claras letter The ROK Presidents arbitrary release of 27000 antiRed Korean War prisoners had frozen the truce talks negotiators ap peared on the Vergeof final agree ment Demanded Recapture The Reds protested angrily in a fulldress truce session June 20 de manding recapture of the prisoners and assurance the UNC would con rol Rhee if an armistice were signed Clarks answer delivered at Panmunjom by liaison officers old the Reds 1 It would be impossible fa recapture the released POWsi 2 The UNC will make every effort to gain South Korean co operation in a truce 3 Where necessary the UNC will to the limits of its ability es tablish military safeguards to enforce truce terms 4 The truce would mili tary armistice between the military commanders of both sides answering a Red question if the South Korean nation would be included in a truce 5 The UNC does not authority over the Republic of Ko rea which is an independent sov ereign state but it does tee It is questions of Ihis kind and he activities of the committee re atmg to questions of this kind which arc throwing the country nlo hysteria and a miasma of fear hat is very very dangerous to this country and threatens aca demic freedom Harap said he considered it his obligation as a Jew and an Ameri can riot to cooperate with the com mittee because it was tending to create conditions like those under which he said six million Jews were murdered abroad Rep Clardy RMich asked if ic thought the committee was do ng the same thing lo the Jews he Russian government is doing They just have their heads chopped off Kunzig remarked Harap disagreed You dont disagree Clardy nlerposcd when I say you have a great admiration for Russia lo you I think there are a great many hings about the Soviet Union that have registerd an advance in hu man relations Harap answered command the ROK Army 6 The UNC still considers the prisoner breakout an escape as far as it is concerned Clark said the prisoners were released in that the ROK government without the knowledge of and contrary to the intent of the UNC planned and arranged the breakout Clarks letter was addressed to Marshal Kim II Sung North Ko rean commander and Chinese Forces Commander Peng Teh Huai both of whom signed June 20 protest It was delivered after the U N commander sat in on Robertsons fourth conference with Rhee in his mission lo persuade the aging fiery president to accept a truce Also present were U S Ambas sador to Korea Ellis O Briggs Clarks political adviser Robert Murphy and South Koreas prime minister foreign minister and de fense minister Proceeding After the meeting Robertson vis ited the front briefly and on his return to Seoul told newsmen the talks arc proceeding In response to questions he said ie had seen Clarks letter to the Communists and replied yes when asked if it meant the AlUet were going ahead with signing truce He said he was still in confer ence with Rhee and planned to meet with him again Tuesday Clark inferred that he as U N commander was prepared to ticn an armistice with the regardless of South Korean tions to the armistice If the Reds accept Clarks farms it could put the armistice ft was before the prisoner reteaM be gan two weeks ago pMctte complete and ready to Y1 ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: June 29, 1953

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