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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAX IS ALL NORTH IOWANJ NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires SevenCents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19 1953 This Pnper Consists it Two One No Mossadegh Is Ousted fo r Senator Slaps Print Office Tell Polio Bribes CHICAGO to obtain gamma globulin by bribing health authorities were told Tuesday by DrHerman N Bundesen president of the Chicago Board of Health Dr Bundesen said one bribe attempt was made by a parent whose child had played with a polio victim The parent offered for a small vial of the serum he said Use of gamma globulin an experimental serum for preventing or minimizing polio is restricted because of scarce supply to members of polio victims immediate families Americans Call Meeting to Protest Holding Prisoners PANMUNJOM Korea Communists gave back to the United Nations Wednesday a record number of prisoners but the Americans called a meeting with the Reds to demand liberation of all captives Trucks loaded with 456 prisoners including 75 Ameri rolled into the exchange point as Operation Big Seek Peace in French Walkouts PARIS leaders appealed to Premier Joseph Laniel Wednesday to make one more fort toward a peaceful settlement of the nationwide strikes before ap plying tough measures The Socialists largest party in Parliament but not represented in the government warned any re pressive action by the government might sweep the desperate workers into control of the Communists Catholic Party The Catholic Popular Republi can Party MRP backed up the Socialist appeal and named a fiye man committee to meet with Lan iel and the nonCommunist unions to try to renewthe strike negotia tions broken off earlier this week Tanksupported paratroopers in fantry reinforced police and riot squads surrounding Paris remained on the alert against any to stampede the 2 million restless strikers into a violent rebellion against the government Troops volunteers and requisi tioned workers maintained some essential operations in strikebound railroads mines municipal trans port gas electricity mail tele phone and telegraph services Laniel began cracking down in an effort to break the strikes with warrants for arrest and jail sen tences after defied his backtowork orders New Plans As the government drafted new plans for keeping essential services moving the Communists agitated for a general strike among con struction textile metal maritime and auto workers But 40000 employes of the na tionalized Renault Auto Company began returning from vacations without incident The Communist dominated Renault workers were regarded as a strike barometer The walkouts which began as a wave of protests against a few comparatively minor pensioncut ting decrees of the government was now a fullscale political re bellion by the left against the men who have controlled France since the war Switch went into its third week A light rain fell but it failed to dampen the spirits of the men re urning to freedom from Commu nist capitivity The exchange lifted the number of Americans released in Big Switch to 1260 The Reds have promised to repatriate 60 more Americans Thursday Three hours after the final group had been repatriated Allied and Communist members of the pris oner exchange commission met to discuss reports that the Reds were holding back captives on charges of committing crimes Major Gen Blackshear M Bryan UN representative on the military armistice commission de livered a note to the Communists last Friday requesting assurances that the jailed prisoners would be freed in Big Switch The Communists have insisted the Geneva Convention gives them the right to hold convicted pris oners until they complete their terms Bad weather which forced ships to turn back to Koje earlier this week caused the UN to return only 600 prisoners Wednesday and none will be returned Thursday Dismiss Charge in Melon Case DES MOINES UP Charge against William E Waltz 35 Car lisle the watermelon patch guard were dismissed late Tuesday by Municipal Judge Harry B Grund The charges of assault with in tent to do great bodily injury were dismissed on the suggestion of the state Waltz had been accused of the shotgun wounding of three De Moincs girls The teenage girls told deputies Waltz fired at them when they stopped their car to look at some growing melons The incident occurred Aug 10 Waltz said he accidenlly fired the gun when he stepped bare footed on a burr He had been hired to guard the patch INTERIM OFFICER DES MOINES W Federal Judge William F Riley has an nounced appointment of his law clerk Adolph F Holm to act as probation officer for the Southern District of Iowa until a permanent appointment is made to fill a va cancy caused by the death of Har old R Ehvell last week About The Weather Iowa Continued fair with little change in temperature Mason City Mostly fair and mild through Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy Thurs day with showers Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 82 Minimum 52 At 8 am 66 Precipitation 01 McCarthy Hits Ruling on Security WASHINGTON McCar hy RWis Wednesday denounced he Government Printing Office for keeping on its payroll various workers named in FBI reports as Communists He questioned whether that was even a remotely intelligent security procedure In reply the GPOs top personnel security officer SPreston Hips ley said the printing plants loy alty board did its duty as we saw it in all such cases Hipsley told McCarthy sharply I will not plead guilty to being completely stupid1 Wont Talk The McCarthyHipsley exchange cameafter Mrs Esther Rothschild wife of a GPO bookbinder refused to say whether she ever committed espionage or helped her husband Edward do so The GPO suspended Rothschild Tuesday after he refused to tell McCarthys Senate Investigations Subcommittee whether he is a Communist or whether he stole se cret documents from the printing office One question Rothschild re fused to answer was whether he engaged in espionage as recently as 10 days ago At Wednesdays s e s si o n Mc Carthy handed Hipsley a paper on which was written the name of a GPO employe who the senator said has been described in FBI reports as living with a known Communist Moit Secret Branch Although this man works in the printing offices most s e c r et branch McCarthy said the agencys loyalty board held no hearing on the charge and allowed the man to continue to work Can you justify that Mc Carthy demanded Do you con sider that even a remotely intel ligent security setup Hipsley said the board satisfied itself the man was not working in a position where he could do the government any damage Do your think you did your duty in this case McCarthy pressed We certainly tried to sir the witness replied Overconfident He said the board might have been overconfident in its own judgment He said referring to the State Departments responsibil ity for guarding documents in this particular GPO branch Perhaps we were relying on the security provisions of the State Department which are supposed to be the best Hummh said McCarthy ITS BACK TO SCHOOL Ma son City youngsters will hear school bells once again on Monday Aug 31 heralding the opening of the 195354 school year Mr and Mrs John Gilmore 950 Gth S W will have three sons attending classes this time They are left to John 7th grade Charles kindergarten and Tim 3rd shown as they were outfitted in new school toggery AP Wlrcplmlo DAYTONIAN PRIED FROM WRECKED Christian of Dayton Ohio who was injured ciitically when his automobile went out of control and wrapped around a pole is shown being pried from the machine by police firemen and spectators He wns rushed to a hospital Cautious UN Waiting for Explanation of Red Offer U S Raps Neutrals in Offer BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS NY Russias Andrei Y Vishinsky Wednesday charged that South Korean President Syngman Rhee is supported by reactionary cir cles in the United States and is doing everything possible to pre vent a peaceful settlement in Korea UNITED NATIONS NY Ml Wary United Nations delegates waited for an explanation later Wednesday of the Soviet Unions Korean political conference propo sals from Russias Andrei Vishin sky Chief US Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr called them a sleazy maneuver Lodge declared the resolution Vishinsky put before the UN Assemblys Political Committee Tuesday was designed to let the Communists dominate the peace parley Other delegates reserved comment on the Russian proposal Vishinsky was expected to speak before the committee Wednesday The Soviet program called for the peace conference to be made up of 11 countries including five neutrals This ran directly coun ter to American desires to limit the talks to nations whose troops fought in Korea Russia proposed these confer ence 711 embers 1 Three UN whose troops fought on the UN United States Britain and France South Korea 2 The two Communist belliger Korea and Communist China 3 Two Communist the Soviet Union and Poland 4 Three other neutrals India Sweden and Burma All three have recognized Red China Britain France Australia New Zealand the Netherlands and Bel gium all have lined up in favor of a roundtable with neutrals as well as belligerents The United States insists that the conference be limited to nations actually fighting in Korea with the possible exception of Russia Life Term Ends Bad Check Spree ROSWELL N M OP The career of the man who claimed he wrote bad checks for more than half a million dollars and passed them in 65 ended cities in 25 states has Lester Greathouse 49 was sen tenced Monday to a life term in state prison by District Judge John R Brand under New Mexicos habitual criminal act AP Wlropholo ENGLISH NOT G O O Korean soldiers sit at a desk be hind a large sign in Korean and its interpretation in English re questing those attending an In dependence Day celebration to turn in their weapons Order Liquor Injunction District Court Judge William I Butler Wednesday ordered a tcir porary injunction against Sideris G4 owner and operator t the Cerro Gordo Grocery andDal ery 1G23 N Federal Sidcris arrested InnC April 1 for violating Iowa liquor law thereby is restrained from direc ly or indirectly maintaining a mi sauce or selling liquor at that ac dress pending final appeal If U injunction is violated the court ca order the business place closed The injunction was filed la Wednesday by Cerro Gordo Coin ty Attorney Robert Shepard hearing on the matter was con pleted Tuesday A quantity of whisky and wine was uncovered in Sideris store and home during the raid several months ago lie was indicted by the grand jury last week Henchmen Lose Lives Guarding ExPremier Shah Ready to Return FROM THE WIRE SERVICES TEHRAN Mohammed Mossadegh over hrown by Iranian troops loyal to the Shah his turning home Wednesday night as besieging forces broke nto it More than 300 Iranians died and hundreds wore injured Maj den Faxollah Zahcdi swept Mossadeghs govern nent out oi existence in a linehour coup Mossadeghs fanatic defenders gainst attacking troops and pro hah mobs died in u Usl dilch itnnd tint it wns announced Mos iatlegh escaped through adjoining louses As the aged premier flod Radio chran unnouncud the new regime lad invited the shall to return ionic from Home where ho took efuge after n first abortive coup Hysterical Mobs Troops and hysterical civilian nobs smashed their way into Mos Accuses U S 25604 Deoth Total List Casualty Total of 742277 in Korea War WASHINGTON Defense Department Wednes day announced a preliminary buttle casualty total of 342277 Americans killed wounded and missing for the whole Korean War The tentative total was given in what the Pentagon said would be the last regular weekly summary of battle casual ties It showed a net decrease of 17 fromlast week reflect ing the addition of 19 killed a decrease of 23 missing and the transfer of 19 wounded to a nonbattle classification Auditing ofcasualty figures will continue for months possibly years before a final figure can be reached to tell the full story of the cost of the Korean conflict in terms of dead wounded and miss ing The revision process will inevit ably raise the tentative death toll of 25604 as confirmation is ob tained on American deaths in enemy prison camps The number of missing will decrease gradually as the death loll rises The missing figure will eventually reach a theoretical zero when after all the checks and investigations are com pleted men remaining on the missing list will be declared dead The total of all United Nations battle casualties based on known U S figures hnd incomplete esti mates from the other allies will run well over 344227 How far the grand total will go above that figure will depend largely on South Koreas ability to determine how many of its troops are missing See Criticism on Power Plan WASHINGTON UP Public power enthusiasts were expected Wednesday to launch a major at tack against he administrations new policy of curtailing federal participation in power develop ment The National Rural Electrical Cooperative Association represent ing 4000000 consumers got off a preliminary shot Tuesday only a few hours after the Interior De partment announced the new pro gram It said the policy may result in higher power rales Other public lower groups questioned whether hc individual electricity user would benefit The program was made public by Undersecretary of Interior Ralph A Tudor and endorsed by President Eisenhower MOSCOW Russian Communist newspaper Pravda Wednesday accused the United States of engineering the week end attempt to overthrow Pre mier Mohammed Mossadegh of Iran sadcghs lunnc after a daylong buttle It WHS reported Mossadeghs ircbrnnd foreign minister Hussein Fnlcrni hud been cut to pieces by in infuriated mob The city resounded with cannon and machine gun fire Troops attacked hideouts of Mos sadegh men with tanks artillery and bazooka fire Mobs stormed the Tehran prison and released supporters of the shah ProMossadegh newspaper pi mils wore set afire Reports from the provinces saic army garrisons mutinied ngnins Mossadegh seized control of cHie and proclaimed loyalty to the 33 yearold monarch Gen Zahcdi whom the shah hue named premier at the start of th abortive c o u p early Sunday re turned from hiding and assumcr control Waiting Word In Home he s h n h confirmed Zahcdi as head of a new const tuliomil government and said he was watting word to fly home to Tehran Zahcdi proclaimed niartial lav and imposed a 10 pm curfew un til further notice He broadcast over Radio Tchrai nn outline of his justice improvement of the lot o the working man and a highci standard of living Thn Tehran radio which first an nounccd the overthrow of Mos said Royalist troops in the capital were replacing the statue of the shah and his father whicl had been carted away by Mossa deghs men earlier this week Royalist Iroops were ordered noi to use their firearms unless re fjuircd to for defense the broad cast said The latest cable from Donald B SchwimI the Associated Prcss cor respondent in Tehran was filed a pm Tehren time while the radio broadcast was at am First Efforts The first determined efforts of police and troops loyal to Shal Mohammed Reza Jahlevi to cap ture central police headquarter wns beaten off by a hail of shots the dispatch said o shots were fired over the heads 01 demonstrating mobs in Scpah Square ProShah mobs burned at least eight buildings in the center of the city before the demonstrations crystallized into armed attacks by Loyalist police and troops on key positions such as the Foreign Ministry U S embassy reports to the State Department in Washington told of Royalist elements driving through Tehran with auto head lights ablaze in celebration of vic tory One of the buildings reported burned in these diplomatic reports was the Saadi Theater frequented by member of the Titdeh Com munist iarty and a Russian shop in Tehran was reported attacked by mobs MOHAMMED MOSSADEGH SHAH REZA PAHUEVl OKs Release of Students for Religion DES MCHNES W The Iowa Attorney Generals office ruled Wednesday that Iowa public schools may release pupils during regular schunl hours for religious instruction outside of school The opinion was given at tha request of County Attorney Robert Goth of Dubuquc He asked wheth er it would be legal for the Du buque school district to release elementary grade pupils for one hour a week on the written request of parents involved A Weekday Religious Education Committee sponsored by the Du buqtiu Council of Churches and the Lutheran Pastors Council seeks to start a pilot program this fall under which third and fourth grade pupils of two schools would attend religious classes in nearby church es The program is nonsectarian and is aimed at moral and spiritual uplift of the pupils Asst Attorney General Kent Em cry said in a lengthy opinion There is no law of the State Iowa which forbids such arrange ment as is involved in your ques lion administered upon an impar tial basis Nor is such an arrange ment offensive to the constitutions of the United Slates or the State of Iowa You are therefore advised that it is the opinion of this office that he board of directors of an Iowa school district may make provi ion to excuse pupils for one hour icr week on the written request of heir parents so that such pupils may attend religious instruction given by nonschool personnel at places which are not pnrt of the school premises SAME vlilack rinjr means trfftlo In 31 tiourO   

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