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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home VOL L1X Associated Press an MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24 1953 Tliis Inpcr Contlsts of Two One No 274 Dulles Asks for U N Charter Revision 7f fa UN Must Decide Soviet Role in Parley UNITED NATIONS NY Russia Wednesday put it squarely up to the UN to decide whether the Soviet Union could attend the Korean peace conference without being lined up on the Communist side The new Soviet move was a challenge to the United States posi tion that Russia can attend only if the Communist Korea and Red it Such a proposal is now before Ihe UN with United States backing Soviet Delegate Andrei Y Vi shinsky however submitted to the General Assemblys GOnation Po litical Committee Wednesday morning an amendment striking out the reference to the other side This will bring into the open the Western split over Russias role in the conference Britain Canada and some others originally advo cated the participation of Russia without any string attached but the limiting provisions were in serted on the insistence of the United Slates Russia also came up with a par liamentary maneuver to force the US to vote first on another Soviet proposal for inviting six fighting countries and nine neutrals to attend the parley Report Reds May Return Criminals lowan Is Named in Freedom List PANMUNJOM tf Another 400 UN soldiers returned from Norlh Korean stockades Wednesday amid indications the Reds will send back some Americans handed jail terms and possibly more prisoners than they originally promised Two of 133 Americans who crossed into friendly hands Wed nesday said some fellow Americans sentenced to prison for instigating against the peace were awaiting repatriation possibly in a day or two at Kaesong A jet pilot reported the Commu nists will send back at least some of the Allied prisoners originally sentenced to jail terms and no repatriation Waiting to Return Lt Henry Nielsen of St Joseph Mich said six or seven of the men sentenced in his camp No 2 Pyoktong are now at Kaesong waiting to come back Nielsen said about 400 men from Camp No 2 which held many Air Force pilots and airmen have ar rived at Kaesong only six miles from the Panmunjom exchange point Nielsen identified two of the men originally senlenced and now at Kaesong awaiting liberation as a Colonel Zacherle and a Captain Fesnuts His reference to Zacherle was believed to definitely refer to Lt Col Alarich Zacherle formerly of Des Moines who had been identi field by earlier repatriates as one of several Americans sentenced on trumped up charges of insti gating against the peace Previous Stand Zacherles wife and two children now live in Tacoma Wash He was captured in November 1950 while commanding an engineers combat battalion He is an Iowa State Col lege graduate The Chinese had told some re turning POWs that men sentenced in the last weeks of the war would have to serve out their full terms of one to three years before being repatriated Police End Crime Spree ALGONA A daylong crime spree that included seven car thefts ended for two 13yearold boys here early Wednes day when they were arrested by police on Highway 18 The boys began by stealing a car in Waterloo Tuesday noon and driving to Cedar Falls when they abandoned this auto and took an other From there they moved northward taking cars at Ackley Albert Lea Minn Fairmont Minn Jackson Minn and Esther ville The car stolen in Jackson Minn was wrecked in Eslhervillc before they took another Algona police were alerted and nabbed the youngsters about 2 am Tuesday The boys were waiting Wednes day to be returned to Waterloo by Black Hawk County officials About The Weather Mason City Continued fair and warm through Thursday Iowa Fair and warm Thursday Minnesota Fair south Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 89 61 73 Vishinslcy had put in a revised proposal only Tuesday listing the 15 countries Russia wants to seal at the conference But under nor mal voting procedure this would be voted on last since it was sub mitted last among the halfdozen resolutions before the committee Vishinsky however submiltec his list again Wednesday morning in the form of an amendment thai fought for the UN in Korea ADMITS McDonald who admitted killing the sister of a former boy friend in New York is confronted with a pistol authorities say was used in the killing Holding the weapon is Patrolman George F Grace who arrested the 25yearold stenographer Despite Threat Phone Workers Stay on Jobs NEW YORK threatened noon walkout of CIO long distance telephone workers failed to materialize Wednesday as union negotiators pressed for a quick and peaceful con tra c t settlement with the American Telephone Tele graph Co As the reported deadline for an unauthorized strike passed the president of the New York local of the Communications Workers of America issued a statement say ingr Were doing everything we can lo reach a peaceful and quick settlement with the company The membership is restive but there is ho walkoutand none has been authorized employes who man the na tions long distance and overseas telephone exchanges were resumed Wednesday morning by union members amid charges that the com pany was stalling The wage talks began last May The unions contract was continued in force beyond its July 5 expiralion date pending a settlement After a 2hour morning negoti ating session company and union representatives announced they would meet again in the afternoon They refused to comment on prog ress of the negotiations Most French Strikes End PARIS W France struggled back lo normalcy Wednesday aft er almost three weeks of disloca tion because of strikes The gen eral backtowork movement en countered only a few islands of resistance Railway trains were running again Paris buses and subways were back on schedule Big bun dles of mail were being delivered after the long tieup Telephone catls could be placed to most parts of France although traffic was much heavier than normal and de lays sometimes were long The two biggest holdout indus tries were the nationalized gas and electricity works and coal mines Even here there was some im Girl Admits Killing Sister of ExSuitor NEW YORK prelly Massa chusetls stenographer was quoted by police Wednesday as ad milling the slaying of her former bo friends tcenngcd sister Officers said she apparently was shockec into the killing in n fit of anger mixed with nervousness and fear After hours of protesling hei innocence a Massachusetts state trooper said tiny Mildred McDon ald 25 had signed a written state ment admitting she shot Mary Di Rocco 14 in the Di Rocco home in Somerville Mass The officer Deleclive Lt David Murphy said Miss McDonald ad mitted going to the Di Rocco home Monday to tell her former boy friends mother what she thought of her son Vents Her Anger Instead Murphy said Miss Mc Donald found only Mary home and vented her anger on her A sharpeyed traffic patrolman took the Somerville girl into cus tody Tuesday night near Times Square after recognizing her from an Associated Press wirephoto pub lished in the New York Daily News Somerville police started a search for her SOOD after the body of the teenager was found Mon day The slain girl had suffered five bullet wounds while a sixlh shot went wild her throat was slashed and her clothing was cov ered with oil Police said the slayer apparently had tried to set the body afire Miss for three years by one of the slain girls brothers Joseph who was married to another girl last questioned first by New York City police and then Massachusetts of ficers I Didnt Do It About dawn the New York detec tive told newsmen she was meet ing their questions with repeated pleas of I didnt do it Then scarcely an hour lalcr came the break announced by the Massachusetts officer Murphy Murphy said the slaying was Ihe apparent result of fear nervous ness and anger He said Miss Me Donald admitted going to the Di Rocco home and that she said she planned to talk to Josephs mother about him However Murphy said Mary was the only one home The offi cer quoted Miss McDonald as say ing she talked with Mary who commented on the happy marriage of her brother This comment angered Miss McDonald Murphy said He went on with this story Tlie father Angelo Di Rocco ar rived home a short time later ate lunch and left Minutes later Mary ordered Miss McDonald from the house and threatened to call for help if she stayed Refuse to Answer May Be Heading for Court Test WASHINGTON Wi That now familiar refrain I refuse to an swer on the ground it might tend to incriminate me appears to be headed for a new test in the courts Sen McCarthy RWis is threat ening a court test in an attempt to imit the situations in which it may be used Countless times since Congress Degan looking into subversive ac tivities one witness or another has given this response instead of an swering questions about alleged Communist or proCommunist ac tivities They have succeeded in avoiding answering the questions The Fifth Amendment to the constitution for bids compelling anybody to testify against himself McCarthy chairman of the Sen ate investigations subcommittee is vacationing on the West Coast Be fore he left Washington however he laid the groundwork for a court action to define the circumstances under which a witness may prop erly decline to answer The Wisconsin senator did this in questioning the wife of Edward Rothschild the now suspended Government Printing Office book binder who has refused to say whether he was a Communist or whether he ever stole secret docu ments from the GPO Mrs Rothschild too refused to tell McCarthy whether she is or has been a Communist party func tionary McCarthy then ordered her to answer a test question announcing her refusal would be the basis for a possible contempt of Congress proceeding Despite tins and on the advice of her lawyer Charles E Ford the witness persisted in her refusal The test question Do you re fuse to answer on the ground that a truthful answer might tend to incriminate you McCarthy contends this is the only legal ground for a witness declining to answer Ford a well known Washington attorney who has specialized in Fifth Amend ment cases challenges the sen ator to produce a single court de cision backing up his stand It doesnt make the slightest difference the lawyer says whether the answer a witness might give would be true or false Perjury is not involved here The real test is whether any answer a truthful one or not might tend to incriminate the witness PRINCIPALS IN UN Ambassador Henry CabotTodgc pennanent representative at the UN uses hand gestures as he talks with Indias V K Motion The United States is actively opposingIndia as a member of the conference on a Korean peace AP Wirephoto RED CONFEREES Russias Andrei Vishinsky right confers with newspaper reading Palish delegate Marian Nasiowskl Vishinsky proposed lhat 15 na tions be included in the peace conference Russia favors In dias participation See Fight Looming on Benefits WASHINGTON A dispute over supplying information to Con gress may be the first symptom of a much broader conflict Lwecn the Eisenhower administra tion and a House subcommittee over social security policy Informed sources said Wednes day the conflict although not yet in the open is taking these lines 1 The administration is plan ning an allout effort in the next session of Congress lo broaden and liberalize the present social security system already provid ing death and retirement benefit coverage for some BO million work ers 2 Leaders of a House Ways and Means Subcommittee headed by Rep Curtis RNeb apparently are leaning toward a new approach abandoning many basic concepts of the present system The subcommittee has been in vestigating the social secuirly sys tem for weeks and will make its recommendations to the House in January Curtis sounded a possible prc ude to the fight over the issue with two sharp blasts charging he Department of Health Educa tion and Welfare with refusing to supply his subcommittee with in ormation SAME vUUck flat hi Jl bourn Living Costs Attain AllTime High Hike in Wages to Workers WASHINGTON IT The government said Wednesday that the cost of living climbed to n alltime peak in mid July This means an estimated 1000000 auto workers wil get an automatic wage increase of 1 cent an hour It was the second ulltime peak for living costs in tvvc months The pay increase for the auto General Mo tors Ford Chrysler and auto be n i Deere Production Down Drastically come etfective with the first pay day after Sept 1 Rising prices for food housing and medical care and transporta tion raised the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumers price index 02 of 1 per cent over the mid June record The midJuly index was 1147 per cent of 104740 prices A further increase of just 01 of 1 per cent in the index would have meant a 2cent hourly pay raise for the auto workers whose con tracts arc tied to the rise and fall of the governments price report A Genera Motors spokesman said 390000 hourlypaid GM work ers would get the 1cent increase beginning with the Sept 7 pay period He said another 100000 salaried GM employes will receive a raise at the end of the next quarter MOLINE 111 A decrease of onclhird In tractor production at a Waterloo Iowa plant and a layoff of employes since February was announced Tucsclai by Wccre and Co The present employment al Waterloo is about 5040 a com pany spokesman said He said that figure is about 20 per cent below that of February The spokesman said there had been three production cutbacks the latest this month resulting in a work force reduction of 400 About 400 were laid of in the two earlier reductions in March and May Atom Era Changes Outlook Arms Agreements Need Overhauling BOSTON Secretary of State Dulles said Wednesday the prc atomic ago charter of the United Nations contains serious inade quacies and needs to undergo im portant alterations In a speech prepared for the American liar Association Dulles said he believes the administration can achieve a better world in the fncc of the fact that mannow the power to destroy himself But he said the UN would have to be changed to make this possible Atomic Bomb He recalled that the charter was drafted and signed at SHU Fran cisco in early 1945 when none oC us knew of the atomic bomb which was to fall on Hiroshima on Aug added The charter is thus a pro atomic age charier la this sensa it was obsolete before it actually came into force Dulles went on to say that as one who was at San Francisco I can say with confidence that if the delegates there had known that the mysterious and immeasurable pow er of the atom would be available us means of mass destruction the provisions oC the charter dealing with disarmament and the regula tion of armaments would have been far more emphatic and realis tic Dulles said the second inade quacy arose from the placing of reliance in a peacetime continua tion of the wartime partnership of the United States Britain and Rus sia with the result tlmt power for action was concentrated in the se curity council with its veto ThJ Assembly voting procedure gives that body only an advisory roie he said 3rd The third inadequacy Dulles said is the fact that the General Assembly has in a d e but little progress in establishing funda mental law among nations embody ing eternal priclples of justice and morality Dulles told his audience of ycrs that under the charter itself the General Assembly in 19515 must consider calling a charter review meeting He s n i d the United Slates will then vote in favor of such a conference Dulles devoted much of his speech to a review of efforts in the recent session of Congress to limit the authority of the President in the field of foreign affairs Ha said this look the form of propos als to prevent possible future abuses of the Presidents power to make treaties In this connection Dulles said lhat during the past session the Senate approved 23 treaties 12 of which according to Dulles legal advisors would be unconstitu ional if the proposed amendment lad been in effect because they leal withmatters of state jurisdic tion such as negotiable instrument laws local licensing laws etc Dulles continued in the case of eight of these 12 treaties the vole was 8G yeas to one nay Included in the 8G who voted in favor of these treaties were 55 of the 64 senators who were originally listed as sponsors of S J Resolution 1 which would have made the treaties unconsti utional AP Wirepholo HE SAID HE WAS Jones 4 tells her mother Mrs George Jones and a detective how she and her 2yearold cousin Michael Dillnfd were kidnaped by a stranger in Oklahoma City who left them downtown with 50 cents for ice cream He told them he was playing n game He used the children as hostages in robbing a down town grocery FurleighGentry Case Appealed to Iowa High Court DES MOINES Turlcigh appealed Wednesday to he Iowa Supreme Court n case in vhich the Cerro Gordo County Dis ricl Court denied her from the estates of Mr and Mrs Fred Gentry Clear Lake She had sued C C Dawson and six others who also were legal heirs to the estates She claimed Mrs Gentry owed her the money as principal and interest on two notes She asked that some Cerro Gordo county real estate Gentry gave Dawson be set up as a trust from which she could obtain pay ment of the notes Judge T A Bcardmores ruling in favor of the defendants said the property wasnot subject to pay ment of debts but was to be dis tributed among the heirs Y   

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