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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 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 BEN HOBO BENSON Benson to Seek Hobo Title Aga in print once News of Brills Hobo Day Aug 28 hit the desk of Editor Earl Hall Wednesday with an impact as great as if it had come from outer space It was an airmail letter from Ben Hobo Benson himself Hobo King Emeritus Mailed outof New York City only 24 hours earlier it came with the speed o Kings momentous deci sion I have decided lo be in Brill foi Hobo Day and be a candidate for Hobo there is a better candidate which I doubt This of course will not shake Iowa with the profoundness of a Governors Day announcement but it will start a lot of itching among the exkings of the jungle to have their names back more So here goes King David II Scoop Shovel Scotty Skeets Sim mons Cannonball Baker and all the others who will be here Thats the way news spreads today Life klunked along at the speed of a slow freight back when the first hobo convention was held but just mention something today and its all over everywhere j Appeal f6r Blood Made A last minute appeal for blood needed by the US soldiers who arc being brought back from Com munist prison camps in North Ko sparked the twoday drive by the Red Cross Bloodmobile which got under way Wednesday The regular quota of the Blood mobile is 180 pints daily from as many donors according to Myra H Heercn chief nurse for the Blood Center who accompained the Bloodmobile from Des Moines But wed like to get 200 or even 210 pints each day she said Its so badly needed by those poor fel lows over there The whole blood is shipped out daily by air to Korea Please keep your appoint ments was the appeal by Miss Janet Baird executive secretary of the Cerro Gordo County Red Cross Chapter She also urged thai volunteers come to the Bloodmo bile between noon and 2 pm Thursday Those who cannot come at thai time will be welcome whenever they can she emphasized because cancellations frequently disrupt lie schedule and dropins help make up for them The Bloodmobile oper ates from 9 am to 3 pm Thurs day AssociatedPress arid United Press Full Lease Wires First Truck of Food in West Berlin Halted Twice by Communist Guards BERLIN first truckload of American food crossed the So viet 2one of Germany Wednesday and finally reached West Berlin after Communist border guards delayed it at both ends of the Red encircled citys highway link to the West The truck bringing 20 tons of food from the US freighter Amer ican Inventor entered the Ameri man sector of West Berlin 20 min utes after German truck drivers had reported Communist police were unloading it and apparently confiscating ils conlenls Halted First Time The Iruck had been halted first 2V2 the Soviet Zone border 100 miles west of Berlin After a thorough check by the Communist guards it was permit ted to pass Its second delay for checking occurred at Babelsbcrg just out side the Western sectors where Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 29 1953 This imior Consists of Two OM No in all vehicles Soviet Zone coming through Ihe are examined before they are permitted into West Ber lin The food was the first delivery of a million stock being sent by the United States to replenish West Berlins emergency food stocks now being depleted by free distribution toLberhungo1 East Germans In West Berlin meanwhile the biggest crowds yet thronged across the Iron Curtain border for the third day of the distribution of free food parcels They came de spitejan implied Communist threat thafthose getting the food faced arrest as spies The Soviet broadcasting addresses of Zone radio began hourly names East German and food recipients It charged they were being recruited as future agents by Western espionage experts Xpng Lines But long lines again formed al the 40 West Berlin food distribu lion points before dawn in prepara tion for Ihe 8 am opening It is a revolt against Commu nism as big and as slartling as Ihe June 17 riots one West Berlin official commented Some Red agents scattered leaf lets late Tuesday in front of West Berlin labor offices with phony instructions for the West Berlin unemployed to show up for free food Wednesday at points which have been supplying the Eastern s Police said the relief program was so well known in West Berlin thai few iE any of Ihe unemployed could be tricked The Soviel radios roll call of alleged potential spies among the SLOW Congress OKs Bills on OHKTIfUCTIOK MISSING crossing the Mississippi0 River on the Lewis and Clark bridge at St Louis can get a good laugh out of this sign if they have a quisle eye The sign with the letter g missing from the word bridge tells motorists that a bride is under construction None of Them Serious Reds Charge Allies With Truce Violations PANMUNJOM Korea on the new Mili tary Armistice Commission charged Wednesday in their first posttruce complaint that the United Nations violated the ceasefire agreement eight times The Reds told chief o m m i s s i o n e r Maj Gen Biackshear M Bryan at an82min I ute session that Viirttllery fired four times afterthe 10 pm Monday deadline a machinegun tidal wave of hungry East Ger mans was the most sinister devel opment in the Communist at empts futile so far to dynamite the huge relief program SAME vUlxck ling meins Iramc death in past 21 bouts fired once the on three be casions Broad Allegations They were allegations of broad and general nature Bryan said None of Ihem was serious Bryan said however he would order an investigation and asked the Communists for specific details on thc unsubstantiated truce vio lations Bryan also disclosed he had pro posed starting Operation Big Switch the exchange of almost 87000 Allied and Communist war prisoners next Monday but that Lt Gen Lee Sang Cho senior Red member of Ihe Armistice Commis sion said Ihe Communists were unable to complete their prepara tions before Aug y Under Tuesday an the Riots agreement reached UN will exchange 74000 Communist prisoners for 12 763 Allied captives including 3313 Americans over a onemonth per iod Bryan said hewas sorely disap GenMacNider CntiGaily III After Stroke Maj Gen Hanford MacNidei was reported much improved esday afternoon following i rpkc suffered Tuesday evening He was still critically ill how ever and his son Tom empha sized that he would remain so fbi at least 36 hours more even though the allcnding physician indicated satisfactory progress Thc 63yearold president and general manager of thc North western States Portland Cement Company has been resting quietly since 5 am his son reported The stroke came without warn ing he said the general having gone about his usual affairs on Tuesday He was brought to a Ma son City hospital Tuesday evening MacNider served as assistant Secretary of War from 1025 lo 1928 following his term as national com mander of the American Legion He was US minister to Canada from 1930 to 1D32 having been pointed they could not start on The given thc assignment by President secondof August Hoover to negotiate concerning thc St Lawrence Waterway iecondof August A spokesman said 3600 Norlh Koreans and 1200 Chinese made up the group They left KojcDo islands off the South Korean coast where the riots by LST Tuesday MacNider served with the US Infantry in World War I and won battlefield promotion to lieutenant colonel He was a brigadier gen eral in World War II and served for some time as transportation of ficer on Gen MacArthurs slaff in Australia Later he becamecom Combat Team and wns wounded line trenches The Mason City an has been ac tive in Republican politics through out the years and was an ardenl supporter of Tafl in the Republican presidential campaign lastyear RED ON CBS HOLLYWOOD R e d Skelton swilches from NBC to CBS for a new scries of live television shows from here this fall the Columbia network announced Tuesday i i Defense Immigratibil Taft Shows Slight Rally in Fight Against Grave illness Son Called Home From Ireland NEW YORK nmbas sador son of Sen Robert A Taf was summoned from Ireland lo join his family al Ihe senators hospital bedside Wednesday as thc Republican leader rallied sHghtlj in his fight against a grave illness A morning bulletin issued by Tafls physician described the G3 yearold Ohio senator as some what improved after a rcstfu night al New York Hospital Tar ate a good breakfast and he was said lo be in no pain Stay Close Tafts wife Marina and Iwo of their sons Lloyd and Robert Jr stayed close to thc hospital The summoned another son William Howard Taft III US ambassadoi to Ireland to join them following a setback in Tafts condition Tucs day The U S Embassy in Dublir said the ambassador would leave Ireland by plane at pm Wed nesday arriving in New York Thursday at am The sum A Big If NEW YORK n Tafts could thit the Dem ocrats would wind up in control of the Senate Gov Frank J Lausche of Ohio a Democrat arid would considered likely to name a Democrat to fit the spot This would shift a GOP majority of one to a democratic majority of one If Sen Wayne Morris of Ore gon who has consistently sided with the Democrats continued that way the Democrats could have a working majority All of this hinges on either Tafts resignation or death mons lo young Taft underscores Ihe Gravity of Tafts ailment which been idenlifiod Thc Ohio Republican who was reported in unsalisfaclory condi lay had a more restful night his physician reported al 10 am Requested Breakfast This morning at he re quested breakfast and ale it wilh relish Ihe 10 am bulletin said He is having no pain and his condition is somewhal improved The bullelin was signed by Dr Claude E Forkner Tafts physi cian and nn attending physician al the hospital The invalid wife of the old Ohio Republican flew here from Washington Tuesday to visit Earlier doctors at New York reported thc senator condition had deteriorated some was continuing unsal An abrupt lurn for the worse in he senalors battle with a yet ndisclosed illness reflected in series oC hospital bullclins Or WAITlNGThe volunteer nurses stand waiting for blood donors TthTYMCAtsth twoday campaign ot the Bloodmobile gets under way in Mason City The nurses Heft to right are Virginia Scrivener AlorisDocken Mrs Gale Huddle Patricia Pollock Marian Smith and Ruth Henderson All About The Weather Mason City Fair and continued cool Thursday Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday nighl and Thursday Minnesota Generally fair through Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum no Minimum 67 At 8 am 6 Precipitation 138 ilul on July 4 not more than one bulletin a day had been issued on his condition Charged With Conspiracy in Auto Bombings ROCK ISLAND 111 AFL union prinlers and an AFL teamsters union official were charged Tuesday wilh conspiracy in Ihe bombing of two aulomobiles July The warrants were issued on complainls by Lawrence 0 Jones acting chief of police Three of Ihe printers already were charged along vilh a fourth prinlcr wilh conspiring lo bomb newspaper presses Thc presses were nol bombed Thc violence was tied in wilh a b month printers strike against thc Rock Island Argus Moline Dis palch and Iwo Davenport la news papers The Times and the Demo crat All QuadCity papers have continued to publish AFL slereo typers pressmen and engravers have remained on the job Saved OMAHA Neb Quinn was arrested for dnmken it riving nftcr his car struck a girder on the AkSarUen Bridge link ing Omaha and Council Bluffs la Which state am 1 in he asked police Nebraska Thank God said the 55yearold Quinn It would cost me on the other side Omaha Municipal Judge Lester Palmer fined Quinn Tuesday and suspended his drivers license for six months Under Iowa law the offense would have been subject to an automatic 300 fine for Ike Still Battle Over Money AWAITS ANDDEATH tn Tuts Okla are seeking to builiKthe strength of Mrs HucyAI ford 19yearold expectant mother shown with her moth er Mrs Delnm Baton in order thai she may undergo Caesarean section before she diea oil cancer Doctors plan to lake the baby two months early New Strain on Billfold Dior Changes Style Again PARIS Christjnn Dior who brought skirls down with the New Look is out to shorten them again this time nearly to the knee The famed designer christened his now skirl to 17 inches from the the Live Line And he tried to make sure that not only will the wolf callers liven ip at the additional cheesecake ilc decree d a whole new cut nore bosom different waistline new skirl make obso elc last years etc that is wardrobe Ihe Live Obso Linc revolutionizes the fashion world as lid the New Look he introduced n 1047 It all looked like a deliberate est of strcnglh in the middle of a WtWfW quid season Oilier showings so far had unveiled few changes in length 12 or 13 inches from the floor and general line For his new silhouette he draped most waistlines loosely be tween Ihe boltom of Hie bust and the top of the hip Bosoms were exaggerated and two kinds of skirts sheaths and inflated hells The former he calls Eiffel Tower Iho Jailer Cup ola WASHINGTON completed action Wednesday on tho huge military appropriations bill and sent it lo Iho White House In another stride toward adjourn ment the Senate approved the ad ministrations emergency legisla tion o admit a limited number of foreign refugees from Communism Thc military money bill approved first by the Mouse and then by Ihe Scnale was Iho same one which had caused biltcr arguments earlier because of reductions in Air Force funds Still Controversy There was still controversy but now it was overa compromise plan lo give preferential treatment in defense contracts awards to areas with u labor Ihcir con tractors will meet low bids from other areas The provision stayed in Uic bill Senate Republican Leader William F Knowland molli fied opponents by promising to dis cuss thc policy personally with President Eispnhpwqr ThcSenate gave Eisenhower a major victory on a holly disputed Immigration issue The MJO vole climaxed a long hitler controversy that once plans for adjournment by the end the week measure falls lorfcW original re quest submitted jasi April 22 for opening the United States lo 240 000 Iron Curtain refugees and olhei special immigrants in Ihe next three years however struck n compromise with Sen Me Cnrran RNev and other oppo nents before calling thc bill up Companion Bill The House Tuesday night passed a companion bill under which 217000 refugees and other nonquota immigrants would be admissible to this counlry in the next three years The differences between Ihe House and Scnale measures will have to be reconciled before the legislation can be sent to Eisen hower for his signature The closest squeak for the ad minislralion in Ihe Scnale came on an effort to change the bill and thc administration won 4040 Thc vote rejected an amendment by Sen lenner RInd which would have authorized thc Presi cnl to halt all admission oC immi Lranls under the legislation unless ic found other nations were ac ceplingtheir fair share of refugees Administration leaders optimis c al along that the Senate would approve the measure were en couraged by this first roll call Jenncr who opposes the bill argued there is no way in Ihe world lo screen out all Commu nist agents DRIVER Emmett Hofland 42 of SL Ansgar Was killed instantly Wednesday noon when the car he was driving collided headon withone Driven by Edwin Keeker of Ames about 7 miles north of St Ansgar Inspecting car is Francis Hcffron deputy sheriff of Mitchell County Keeker was hos pital at Austin Minn with a broken leg and other injuriesKeeker had just rounded the curve in the highway and was headed west when he met Hofland going east accord ing to authorities   

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