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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 18 1953 Tills Iaiwr of Two CM No 14 41 Collegians Crewmen Die in Crash Reds Again Delay Verdict S Still Willing to Fight w r Dulles Says Honorable Peace Okay MUNSAN possible show down meeting of Allied and Com munist truce negotiators was post poned for 24 hours Saturday at the request of the Reds The recess put off until 2 pm Sunday 11 pm CST Saturday an expected Red reply to reported Allied demands that the Commu nists sign an armistice now or face the prospect of a breakdown in the negotiations OneMinute Meeting The second consecutive 24hour recess requested by the Reds was arranged during a oneminute meeting of liaison officers at Pan munjom North Korean Col Ju Yon said the delay was needed for admin istrative reasons and the UN quickly agreed an official spokes man said The extra day gives the Red high command more time to arrive at what may be a momentous decision vitally affecting the chances for a quick end to more than three years of fighting In Washington Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said Friday night We are ready for honorable peace in Korea At the same time however he declared that If the Communists want war we must be ready for thattoo Dulles and Assistant Secretary of State Walter reported to the nation by radio and televi sion on Robertsons efforts to win South Koreas President Syngman Rhee over to a truce and on the recent Big Three foreign minis ters meeting Dulles branded as absurd a Red demand that the Allies guar antee the future conduct of South Korea Good Conduct I wish that someone would guar antee the future good conduct of the Communist regime of China he said But President Rhee has given explicit assurance that he will not obstruct in any manner the implementation of the proposed armistice Robertson said the UN Com mand now feels it can in good faith proceed with an armistice and that Rhee will offer no obstruction to carrying it out In San Francisco South Koreas ambassador to Washington said bluntly Friday that if the Commu nists have not agreed to unify Korea six months after a truce is signed the ROKs will attack Dr You Chan Yang added at a news conference that We hope the United Nations will give us air and sea support If you feel you cant fight Communism any more he said then dont stop us from and give us the help we need About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Sunday Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Minnesota Mostly fair Saturday night and Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to S a m Saturday Maximum 86 Minimum 64 At 8 a m 77 YEAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum 72 FRENCH GIRL NAMED MISS Martel who competed as Miss France sits on her throne in Long Beach Calif Fridaynight after her selection as Miss Universe in a worldwide beauty pageant Angel Face From France Wins Miss Universe Title LONG BEACH Calif new Miss Universe is a little angelface from France 18yearold Christians Martel The brunet charmer from Paris defeated a gorgeous galaxy of contestants from virtually every corner of the globe to win the silver gold crown Friday night Miss Martel who openly aspires to a screen career and has had bit parts in three French films edged out blond Miss United States Myr na Hansen of Chicago and Ja pans diminutive Kinuko Ito They finished second a n d third just ahead of Mexicos vivacious Ana Lepe Jimanez and Australias Max ine Morgan The French lass became the sec ond 18yearold to win the Miss Universe crown The first winner in last years inaugural contest Armi Kuusela of Finland Mais oui were the lovely win ners words on winning the award Its the French equivalent of Oh a literal translation is But yes She posed for photographers for an hour in her brilliant crown scepter high and smile bright but finally she had to sit clown My feet are killing me she pouted prettily in French Miss Martel had been a favorite of her sister contestants and her victory was well received by a capacity crowd of 3800 attending the final event of the fourday pag eant At her coronation ball Saturday night Miss Universe will receive a minimum sixmonth contract with Universal International studio a British sports car an expensive wristwatch and other jewelry Sports Bulletin HerbKldntz 18yearold golfer from Cedar Rapids held a 1op lead over Rod Bliss at the 27 hole mark in their match for the towa amateur golf championship at the Mason City Country Club Klontz was four under par for the first 27 holes and his veteran opponent who once before won the title was three under Bliss held a 1up margin after the first nine but Klontr rallied to take a one stroke lead at the halfway point On the back nine Klonfz sizzled the course for a four under par 32 McCarthy Group Campaign Issue WASHINGTON UP A Repub lican decision to let Sen McCarthy RWis hunt for Communists without Democratic help threatens to make his committee a major issue Jn next years congressional campaign Three rebelling Democrats are expected Saturday to send indi vidual letters to McCarthy saying they will not return to member ship on the investigating subcom mittee he heads House Body Cuts Aid Funds WASHINGTON House Appropriations Committee Satur day approved a cut In President Eisenhowers foreign aid program The committee upheld a subcom mittee action slicing from the Presidents request for in new funds and lopped from previously appropriated but unspent funds The cdmmittee bill provides in new funds a cut of nearly 14 per cent in Mr Eisen howers request and 41 per cent in the requested by for mer President Truman before he left office in January The cuts were ordered by the committee led by Rep John Taber RNY despite personal appeals to the committee members by President Eisenhower earlier in the week Biggest cut in the Presidents request was from the asked for military aid for Europe Mr Truman had asked for Among other items in the bill for the fiscal year which began July 1 with amount approved and cut in the Eisenhower request East and Africa cut of Asia and Pacific cut of American republics cut of Defense 000000 cut of Formosa and Indochina no cut military production in France and United Kingdom each each cut Indochina war no cut Amvets Chief Hits Efforts to Cut VA Budget Congressional attempts to hack substantial amounts from the Vet erans Administration budget pose the most serious threats to the wel fare of the veteran today accord ing to Marshall E Miller Cham paign 111 national commander ol the Amvets who arrived in Masor City Saturday Speaking at an informal press conference at Hotel Hanford in con junction with the Iowa depart ments annual convention Miller said the proposed budget slashes would reduce the VAs hospital pro gram to merely a token Miller stated the Veterans Ad ministration together with civi and national defense would be the main topics of his address to be given at the Commanders banque at 7 p m Saturday Nearly 1000 Amvets and members of the Womens Auxiliary are expected to attend the banquet one of the high lights of the threeday convention VA Budget National Amvet officers are do my all they can to convince Con gress that the VA budget should stand as it is Miller pointed out When the House suggested an im mediate million dollar slash in expenditures this fiscal year and another 57 million dollar cut next yearMiller saidhe and other Am vet officers immediately sat down with President Eisenhower The net result he added was that the House restored the pro poseclcuts Now however the Sen alc is seriously considering a size ablercduction in VA hospital funds act if approved would dras tically affect VA hospitals all over the nation Miller added Amvet is positive the VA can reduce its overhead by reorganiza tion and consolidation without con gressional action Miller declared Miller blasted the niggardly million now being spent on civil defense each year He said at the very minimum the annual expendi ture for this cause should be million The annual Iowa department pa rade was scheduled to pass through the business district at 4 p m Sat urday A dozen candidates for the title of Miss Iowa Amvet for 1953 will be included in the parade The winner will be crowned following the 7 p m banquet 600 Register More than GOO Amvets and their wives registered Friday with scv eral hundred more expected to join the convention for the remain ing two days Election of officers and final committee meetings will close the event on Sunday Two Mason City men Ray Ste phenson president of the conven tion corporation and Robert Doug las state commander presided at the opening session Friday after noon in the Wedgewood Room Honored guests included Maj Gen Fred Tandy representing Gov Beardsley Arnold Hoveland Mason City commander of the Iowa Disabled American Veterans Don Johnson West Branch com mander of the Iowa Department American Legion J F Quigley DCS Moincs representing the Vet erans Administration and Miss Darline Gordon Clinton national Amvet Auxiliary president Main speaker at the joint meet ing was Ear Hall GlobeGazette editor He traced his steps on a recent tour of Europe citing Italy Greece and Turkey as three south ern European and Middle East nations which arc three bulwarks against the spread of Communism Comes Long Way Hall said the West has come a long way in four years in the mili tary buildup against Russia He ventured that if the Reds started a hot war in Germany today a year from now the fighting would still be concentrated there Before 1949 Hall pointed out the Russians could have swept across the Rhine to Paris in a matter of days Hall concluded by saying the un rest in East Germany and other Sovietdominated nations undoubt edly is a sure sign that the Rus sian empire is beginning to crack NATIONAL OFFICERS Iowa Amvets Saturday welcomcTfoiir ficers to the annual department convention now in its second day in Mason City Shown after their arrival at the airport are left to AI Kellar Washington D C na tional program director Herb Bennett Ft Dodge national executive committeeninn Gloria Miller Champaign 111 wife of Marshall Miller national commander Command er Miller Ed Corey Chicago past national commander and Bob Douglas Mas Iowa Amvet commander Mason City Thousands of Reds Tanks Are Swarming Southward Could Mean Another Big Commie Push SEOUL LW7 thousands of Chinese infantrymen supported by tanks and field guns Saturday swarmed recklessly southward in daylight as boldly beefed up troops which srtiashcd through the this week Even as Allied air spotters watched Red infantry stream across the Kumsong River three South Korean divisions moved cautiously northward over ground given up in the mighty Communist onslaught There was no indication whether the big Red buildup signalled new attacks or was a frantic effort to hold newlywon positions Waves of Alliedplanes strafed and dive bombed the Red troops as they openly crossed the Kumsong on bridges or forded the river Heavy trucks rumbled through I he shallow water apparently ob livious to Allied planes overhead The Fifth Air Force said its fighterbombers hurled more than 500 tons of high explosives in 375 close support missions most of them over the tense Kumsong Front One South Korean unit said 45 Russianbuilt T34 tanks were oper ating in its area hut American of ficers said the estimate was high Associated Press Correspondent Forrest Edwards reported air spot Telephone Bill LAKESIDE Neb MVThink youiphone hill is high Consider the case of 51 Nebraska sand hills ranch families whose phones cost them apiece just for installation Living in an isolated area of Northwestern Nebraska cattle coun try and without phones they chipped in for materials then built a 139mile telephone line themselves Despite the cost the families were getting together Saturday night to celebrate comple tion of the lino ters saw many tanks in the open along the Kumsong but there were fev indlcatioijs the Reds had mpro Lhan n token the river Meanwhile the slow South Ko rean northward push that has re gained up to 5Wmiles iii three days ran into its first stiff opposition Some 700 C h I n e s e counter attacked in the prcdawn and mrledback the RKOs from four iill positions taken originally against little resistance But by noon theSouth Koreans won back two of the hillsand were assaulting theother two The Air Force reported that not one Sabre jet has been lost in sky battles during the past 71 days and the Sabres have bagged 120 Red MIGs during the same period Twentythree B29s hit Communist front lines on the eastCentral Front for the second straight night clumping 230 tons of bombs on 25 targets DONATES FUNDS TOKYO chief of the un ecognized Soviet mission here called on the Japan Red Cross Sat jrday and donated 3000000 yen to the relief fund for flood ravaged Khushu Island Charge Youth With Robbery Ccrro Gordo County mithoriticf Saturday issued u warrant cliurg ing Earl Keslcr Minneapolis with robbery with aggravation Kcsler is charged with robbing a Minneapolis salesman near Rock well last Wednesday The youth is being held by Part Rapids Minn authorities Tin Ccrro Gordo County sheriffs offici received word Friday that Kcstc had given himself up to Hiibbnn County Minii authorities after be ing involved in an accident ncii Park Rapids Robert 11 Shcpard Ccrro Cord County attorney and Sheriff Ca Dvvnn said Saturday that they ar investigating the possibilities of ex traditing Kcsler toMason City I face the robbery charge The Fed oral Bureau of Investigation1 FBI said it will file auto theft charges against Kestcr if Ccrro Gordo County authorities do not press foi extradition Shcpard said Iowa law provides that juveniles must not he placet with other criminals He stated that the county does not linve the facilities to handle a minor How ever he said county authorities arc continuing an investigation o Keslufs correct age FASTER THAN race course for the 1953 All American Soap Box Derby on 13th N E is faster than the Federal Avenue course used last year aays Neil Carlson who tried put the course in the racer which won last years title for him The course two blocks east of Federal and running 600 feet from Pennsylvania to Elm Drive also is smoother than last years he said The 20 preliminary heats get under way at pm Sunday followed by suc cessive eliminations until the finals which will decide who attends the National Derby at Akron 0 All contestants and the winners parents will be buests at a banquet Mon day evening Money Is Needed Mother Offers to Sell One Eye WICHITA FALLS Tex UP An expectant young mother who already has three youngsters of fercd Saturday to sell one of her eyes for so she could pro vide security for her family The 28yearold woman who lives with her husband and children on a farm near Knox City 90 miles from Wichita Falls made her offer in the classified columns o the Wichita Falls Record News I dont want any misunder standing she said My husbaiic is a wonderful man He is a good provider and is considerate But she added all their mar ried life has been a struggle SAME DATE menu ileilk IK rani 21 houri Trainees Killed in Florida Five Survive Plane Smashup MILTON Flo Ml A cargo plane carried 41 young Nnval R 0 T Cmidshipmen and crewmen to fiery donlh when it crashed on n farm and burst into flames after taking off from Whit ng Field Friday midnight Charred bodies of the victims rtore recovered by Navy teams which worked at the grim task throughout the night In Hospital Five other occupants of the two engine plane were rushed to Pen sacola Naval Air Station Hospital where two were reported In critical condition nnd three in serious con dition The plane transformed into a massive ball of flames after plunging into a clump of trees a No lowans PENSACOLA no Iowa or Nebratka nival ROTC students on the Hit of dead Irs crush Most of the dead were from University of Oklahoma Three North lowans who attending Iowa State College are In ROTC training in the south but none were aboard the ill fated plane Those in training are Bruce Hill Mason City James Balkema Hampton and Donald Jebens Charles City mile north of the runway smashed three parked automobiles a nd plowcdihto a barn oil the farm of Ray Allen Harold Stokes cHy editor ol the Pensacola NewsJournal saidthat when lie arrived on the scene shortly after the crash ho found scrambled scorched bodies scat tered all over They looked as it their clothes were skin tight stuck to their swol len bodies Six survivors were pickedup by Navy rescue teams but one of thu men died in the Whiting Field Hos pitnl about four hours later without regaining consciousness The plane was part of a flight of five transports which had made a refueling slop at Whiting They were ferrying 200 naval II O T C men from Corpus Christ Tex to Norfolk Va for another phase oC their sixweek summer training program Plunges to Ground One plane already had taken off for Norfolk after being refueled The second had cleared the runway and was gaining altitude when it ran into some unexplained diffi culty and plunged to the ground Alex Allen 15 dashed out of his farm home when he saw a ball of flame about 150 yards long Then the barn caught on fire and a boy came walking up to me iiis clothes were burning all over and he asked me to pull off his shoes and clothes he said A neighbor and I put a blanket over the boy and carried him to Lhc side of the house I got some iard and rubbed it all over him Then another man came up with his clothes afire There were 40 Naval Reservists and six Marine crewmen aboard he R4Q Fairchild Packet plane Marine version of the C119 Flying Boxcar which is regularly at achcd to the 2nd Marine Air Wing based at Cherry Point NC College Students All the reservists were college students in their sophomore and junior years and from many states As part of their reserve work they are required to take six weeks summer training at naval nstallations in Corpus Christi and Norfolk Altogether 800 R 0 T C men are taking part in this summers program half of them at Corpus Christi and half at Norfolk At the end of three weeks the iOO at Norfolk and 400 at Corpus Christi swap bases for the final hrce weeks The group which had stopped at Writing was half of the 400 being flown to Norfolk Hear Adm J P Whitney chief f Naval Air basic training ointed aspecial board to investi atc Ihc crash
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