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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette August 11, 1953

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 11, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 11 1953 TtUi Puper Ooniliti of Two No Ml First Evening Show at Fair Sold Out Paralysis Creeping France Is Again Hit by Transport Strike PARIS traffic was snarled throughout France Tuesday as a new Communistordered transport strike be gan to creep across the nation Once more the workers fought Premier Joseph Laniels economy decrees Other walkouts threatened and it appeared that France faced a second gigantic tieup like that last week when two workers in state and I municipal services and gov II ITS ernmentrun industries quit then jobs las Hits Martin Boast on Armistice House Speaker Lauds President WASHINGTON Douglas Dlll Tuesday labeled as the most farfetched thing Ive ever heard Republican claims of credit for prosperity at home and the truce in Korea House Speaker Joseph W Martin Jr RMass made the claims in a nationwide telecast Monday night lauding the recordof the new ad ministration and the first session of Ihe Republicancontrolled 83rd Congress No 1 Problem The new lieup was launched by the Communistled CGT National Confederation of Labor which called its 270000member railway men oft their jobs The nonCom munist Socialist Workers Forces FO went along on the walkout Most of last weeks walkouts were for 24 to 48 hours This time no limit was set by the CGT The FO and the Christian Trade Federation CFTC control the rest railway was no the government it described as Martin said Ihe Korean War was the No 1 problem facing the GOP regime when it look over from the Democrats in January He declared that it was met by a refreshing toughness in forNear Limoges eign affairs which touched off an amazing chain of events The first move Martin said was Eisenhowers order to the US 7th Fleet to quit shielding Red China passengers against possible attacks from Chiang K a is h e ks Nationalist forces on Formosa Results of the new policy nar rators on the telecast said in cluded the exchange of wounded prisoners in Korea the Korean truce antiCommunist riots in East Germany desertion by Commu nist fliers and the release of Wil liam Oatis Associated Press re porter imprisoned in Communist Czechoslovakia Why doesnt Speaker Martin claim Ihe sun s p o I s and Ihe drought Douglas commented to a newsman President Truman probably could have had a peace in Korea last summer if he had been will ing to take the same prisoner of war terms which we now have ac1 cepted Weakness The Illinois senator said he feared there were weaknesses in the present ceasefire terms which would become obvious soon One he said was the privilege granted the North Koreans to build air fields down almost to the 38th par allel As for the 7th Fleet order Douglas said it was no change in Truman had been per mitting the Chinese Nationalists to make hitandrun raids on the coast wilhout formal sanction Martin also bore down heavily on the prosperity theme He said record after record has been broken by the American economy in the six months since January Douglas comment was Eisen hower inhcriled prosperity from Truman The filmed telecast shown Mon day night on the ABCTV network is scheduled Tuesday night on Du Mont at 8 pm CST of the countrys 440000 workers Thus far there indication what Ihe CFTC would do The CGT said the aims of the strike were higher salaries and an allout war on decrees which bitting at the privileges and social benefits of ciyil servants In Paris many of the big train terminals were closed Some were open but had no trams operating There were indications that the strike would spread to the citys subway and bus system Reports from throughout the country indicated that the strike Record 6Day Run Forecast The first nighl show at the North Iowa Fair was a sellout Tuesday afternoon as the shouted with laughter at the clowns and roared approval of the ele p h a u t s and other acts the Greater Olympia Circus Judging in the junior livestock division also got under way Tues day afternoon and the barns and pens were crowded There were an estimated 10000 persons on the grounds No gale admission was charged during the afternoon and those holding grandstand tickets for Ma son City Nighl Tuesday evening will be admitted free with their cars at the outside gates The sun peeking through the clouds periodically gave an opti mistic smile to the hundreds oi exhibitors and performers on hanc to make the sixday show a recorc breaking performance The barn walls bulged with the biggest livestock show in history and it was necessary to bring in 1200 containers to hold the dis plays for the gladiolus show The tanks are full too for the dive from a 108 foot pole into 6 fee of water and for the cast of 25 in Sam Howards Water Frolics al onthe evening show This is the first time weve been in a double line since the Tennes sec State Fair said Howard He referred to his own 12 girls in the water ballet and the 16 Dorothy Dorben Dancers who also share the potlight on the evening program The Tuesday evening Mason ity Night show is a sellout said SecretaryManager M C Lawson The fair got started nearly a full day early Lawson reported with in amazing crowd Monday evening n the midway and Johnny J Den ons Gold Medal Shows going full blast gladiolus show was a sur prise even for Lawson When he was told that a dairy was being asked to supply 1200 containers thought it a mistake he ad mitted II Bush of Garner super intendent of the show assured him the figure was right The gladiolus show continues to Thursday noor when it gives way to the regulai North Iowa Fair flower show We have some of the finest ani mals Ive ever seen the manager commented on the livestock show Its a beautiful show and I do hope everyone will make it a poin to walk through the barns The Tuesday afternoon show wa the first of two performances fo the GreaterOlympia Circus Thi second is scheduled for Wednesdaj afternoon Family Day when an entire family will be admitted a ttiegale for a dollar Each afternoon performanc gets under way with a concert bj a North Iowa band at oclock The grandstand show starts al pm The evening shows also star vilh n band concert at and he stage production al 8oclock The Water Frolics and Dorolhy Dorbon Dancers will be on the ramisland stage each evening hrough Sunday Following Iho cir us Tuesday and Wednesday aftcr lOons there will be a Tournament it Thrills Thursday and Friday af crnoons in which the nations lop lunl men will compelc for poinls and prizes Salurday afternoon the 100 mile stock car races are cheduled and Sunday the big car aces lake over the track Fair Program TUESDAY by Norlluvood Band Frolics plus Dorolhy Dorbcii Dancers and novelly acts WEDNESDAY Family Day Judging of baby beet beef heifers baked goods pantry slores textiles agricullure prod ucls 4H girls exhibits district junior judging contest by Clear Lake Band Greater Olympia Circus by Forest City Band Frolics plus Dorolhy Dorben Dancers and novelly acts aioUednzotto photo by Glbbs UPSIDEDOWN DUET Nancy Collins and Dorothy Zirkle of Sam Howards Water Frolics practice their upsidedown routine on the deck above the big tank in frontof the North Iowa Fair grandstand The Water Frolics cast of 26 with a ballot line of 12 shares the night show spotlight with the 1G Dorothy Dorben Dancers was increasing in effectiveness in Southwestern France 15 trains carrying 15000 persons were blocked Welfare services scurried to round up food or children among the slranded Marshalltown Plans Protest According to a story from Mar shalltown Tuesday the Marshall town Junior Legion baseball team will file a protest on the 113 Cedar Rapids victory in the cham pionship game Monday night al Roosevelt Field in Mason Cily Arnold Espe coach of the Mar shalltown club wanted to use Maury Campbell as his starting pitcher in thefinal contest Camp bell had pitched a nohit 60 win over Cedar Rapids in the first game He was notified by American Le gion officials that this was a vio lation of rules that no pitcher could go more than nine innings in any one day Espe did not use Campbell on the mound in the 113 loss to Cedar Rapids but no tified officials that the Marshall town team would play the final game under protest A mimeographed copy of Iowa recommendations on Junior Le gion baseball was produced This seemed to state rather clearly that the national governing body of American Legion baseball would recognize any slale ruling govern ing the number of innings a pitcher may work on the mound in any one day Karl Knodle of Boone stale di rector of Junior Legion baseball was at the game and any pro test would be filed through him He was in Ihe press box much of Ihe evening and relumed during Ihe final two innings of play Knodle told reporters covering the game that the protest would not be considered He could not be reached Tuesday afternoon Loyal PWs Vow Vengeance Floyd Youth 76 Dies of Polio IOWA CITY WVJamcs Kuhle meir 16 of Floyd died at Univer sity Hospitals here Monday nighl of polio It was the second polio dealh of the year at University Hospitals and the eighth of the year in Iowa Kuhlemeir is Ihe son of Mrs Rose Kuhlsmeir Last year at this time there had beea 41 polio deaths in Iowa JUST FOR Don 21 Milwaukee floats upside down in a swan dive on hit way from a perch 108 feet above ground to a tank holding 6V4 feet of water He is the worlds top high diver according to Sam Howard the man whom he succeeded two years ago after Howard had held the spotlight for 29 years Hop ka made the dive at the North Iowa Fairgrounds late Monday afternoon just for fun so the GlobeG a i e 1 1 e photographer could get a picture Diver Gets Best Hourly Wage in US The highest hourly wage in the country says Sam Howard of his protege and successor as the worlds lop high diver It takes Don Hopka 21 Milwaukee just fc seconds from the lime he leaves his 18inch square plalform 108 feel above the ground until he hits the water in the tank below There are feet of water in DIPLOMATS ARRIVE UNITED NATIONS N Y Top U N diplomats began arriv ing here Tuesday for a week of behindthescene talks on Ihe im pending Korean political confer of Birth Control Pill Hangs Self BOSTON USVDr Benjamin F Sieve 50 who recently developed a birth control pill died by hang ing himself a medical examiner ruled Monday night Police said the doctor left a nole but Ihey refused to divulge its con tents A report last October that he had developed a birth control pill brought criticism from many Ro man Catholics However Methodist Bishop G Bromley Oxnam said use of the pills would not ba against moral law the tank which has a diameter of 19 feet It looks like a mighty small target from 108 feet up Howard admits but actually the diver must hit water within a radius of about 18 inches unless he wanls lo take Planning to GetUS Traitors PANMUNJOM WVA bitler band of diehard Americans came back from their Red prison camps Tues vengeance on weaker comrades who turned to Commu nism under pressure They spat out progressive as a dirty word and wore with honor he badge of reactionary fas tened on them by Red Chinese who clubbed and tortured them bul did not break their spirits One tough American had to be leld back by force when he spot ed a progressive at the Free dom Village reception center Ill Get Him Ill get that sob when I get home he said One hundred Americans came 3ack from the North along wilh 24 British 25 Turks and 250 South Koreans in the seventh day of Ihe Korean War prisoner exchange Meanwhile 328 Americans repa Dialed earlier sailed from Inchon aboard the troopship Gen Nelson M Walker for the voyage of 14 to 15 days to San Franciscos Golden Gate All were classed as healthy A plane bearing 17 seriously ill Americans all litter patients landed at Honolulu for a night oi rest before continuing homeward It is expected to arrive at Travis Air Force Base near San Francisco about 6 am Wednesday The first week of exchange has brought 648 Americans of the 331 the Reds say they hold A tola of 2372 Allied captives have been returned The Reds listed 12763 The UN Command has returned 10405 of its 74000 Red prisoners Another 100 Americans 250 a chance of broken bones There are two things about it which are tough Howard admit ted First the platform on the pole not only sways it also twists Its hard to stand there steadily and get a good The diver jumps up and away from the platform drops his head and body backward and arches his back into a swan dive upsidedown He floats there on his back while he counts Thats the second lough part explained Howard to lie there long enough The inclination is to luck ones feet in and turn over so he can see where hes going and how far he has to go ROKs 25 British and 25 Turks are scheduled lo return Wedncs day Won Hard Way The latest group of Americanf released won the reactionary1 honors the hard way They spoke with passion of those who have suffered If any progressives get on th boat with me said one theyl be shark bait They are hatec worse than the Chinks If I met one in a bar Id hi him in the mouth said another One of us wouldnt walk it wouldnt be me American officers and newsmen were startled at the violence o the reactions and immediate step were taken to keep some of th groups separate to prevent pos sible bloody clashes After months and years the Red curtain many still ha courage lo defy the Communist AP Wllcphoto REPATRIATES AFTER are three prisoners of war repatriated by the Communists shown after they have talked to newsmen Left to right arc Sgt Truman Davis lieber Springs Ark Cpl Jerry Oakley Sheiton Wash and Pfci Lewis Gpidon Webster City la Gordon was one oir five lowans released by the Commu nists Ike Demands Spending Cuts DENVER W President Eisen hower trying to avoid calling a special session oft Congress Tues day called for a reduction of fed eral spending wilh renewed vigor In a letter to the heads oi the redcral departments and agencies he President said Ever since the date of inaugura ion every member of this admin istration has been dedicated to the purposes of efficiency and economy in government Attack Probltm Now thai Congress is adjourned it is time lo altack the problem wilh renewed vigor While House Press Sccrelary James C Hagerty made the letter public at the Presidents vacation headquarters here as Eisenhower was getting a briefing on the world military situation from Adm Ar thur Radford the incoming chair man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Hagerty tod newsmen that Eis cnhower in calling for a new drive lo reduce federal spending was trying to avoid calling a special session of Congress The press secretary noted that the Senate had refused to go along with the Presidenls request for an increase in Iho 275 billion dol ar ceiling on Ihe national debt The adminislralion wanled it in creased lo 290 billion Secrelary of Ihc Treasury Hum phrey has said failure of Congress 0 authorize the increase probably would make it necessary to call Congress back before January but ic and other administration fiscal officials have promised to try to cut spending lo avert such a ses sion Every Possible Step In his letter Eisenhower told the heads of deparlmenls and agencies it is absolutely essential that you begin immediately to take every possible slop progressively lo re duce Ihe expenditures your dc parlmenl during the fiscal year which started July 1 The President said the depart ment heads also arc expected to make substantial reductions in their requests for new appropria tions ns well as in the level of their spending for the fiscal year starting next July 1 In reply to a question Hagcrly said the President has not indi cated any specific amount by which he would like to see spend ing reduced Slate Public Hearings Over Secrecy Leaks WASHINGTON h a i r m an McCarthy RWis said Tuesday the Senate Investigations Subcom mittee will start public hearings next Monday to determine whether any Communists have access to secret documents published at the government printing plant He made the announcement after a closed door subcommittee scs sion at which four itnidcntifict witnesses were questioned The evidence so1 far McCar thy said involves only one gov ernment employe Sloan Gets Civil Divorce From ODwyer MEXICO CITY WiCourt records it Cuernavaca Tuesday showed hat Sloan Simpson ODwyer had won an unconlestcd civil divorce rom Ihe former mayor of Now fork two months ago But ex Mayov William ODwyer said ho vould wait and see what the church decides The ODwyers announced last Tunuary that the Roman Catholic Church had granted them permis sion for u temporary separation atcr Mexican Archbishop Luis Maria Martinez said an annulment vas being sought which would set both free lo seek now mates Civil Divorce But the newspaper Excelsior irst reported Tuesday in a copy dispatch from Cuernavaca resort town 40 miles south of the Mexican capital that Sloan had obtained a civil divorce Tho icwspapcr said the 36yearold for mer model filed suit there Feb 18 charging ODwyer wilh irascibiU ty and was granted a divorce rom the Ii2ycarold ODwyer on June3 ODwyer refused lo comment on lie decree except lo say My narilal affairs are in the hands of the church period Thats nil 1 liave lo say Wont Acknowledge Although Ihc records indicated ODwyer had been notified of the divorce petition he refrainedfrom acknowledging it His position is lhat the Catholic faith impedes him from being parly to a civil di vorce Questioned in his hotel penthouse about the development ODwyeS said I would not say anything which would reflect en Sloan He quit his post as U S sador to Mexico after President Eisenhowers election and opened a law office here SAME About The Weather Mason Cify Wednesday partly cloudy and a little cooler Iowa Considerable cloudiness with occasional showers east Minnesota Wednesday fair with moderate lemperalures GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 84 Minimum 64 At 8 am 6S Precipitation 16 YEAR AGO Maximum U Minimum ft vx ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: August 11, 1953

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