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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 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 Am Associated Press and Unlled Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 27 1953 Paper Consists of Two Ona No 27S Humphrey Declares Defense Dictates Tax Hike Is Requested WASHINGTON Secretary G eorge M Hum phrey has made it plain he will recommend tax hikesif it becomes necessary to increase defense spendingto deal with the Russian Hbomb threat He said Wednesday night that he didnt see any immedi ate need to step up military spending But if the need de velops he said lie would prefer raising taxes to provide the rather than sending 7 I inl nation deeper into debt Stamps in Mason City Successful in Blocking Mason Cityans still have seven federal retailliquor dealer stamps the budget balanced by raising despite the Cerro Gordo County taxes he said He mentioned that and state drive against salebyhis department already is search drink the Associated Press ported Thursday Records of the Iowa Federal In ternal Revenue Office showed the nut KA following to have paid the pect President Eisenhower to call vearly fee for the stamps Congress back this fall to increase new revenue national sales ing for possible sources such as a tax Humphrey said he does not ex yearly fee for the stamps Ahepa Lodge 207 Legionnaire Club Inc Amvets Post 92 Elks Lodge 375 Kuhn Hotel Co for Other Cities DES liquor tamp figures for other Iowa cities as compared with 1953 figure listed first include Atlantic 5 for 1953 and 11 for 1950 Burlington 51 and 59 Car roil 18 and 32 Cedar Rapids 16 and 26 Centerville 9 and 16 Charles City 3 and 5 Cherokee 5 and 13 Clinton 65 and 79 Cres ton 4 and 9 Estherville 1 and 7 Fort Dodge 14 and 35 Iowa City 6 and 10 Marshalltown 2 and 11 Muscatine 24 and 27 Newton 5 and 11 Perry 3 and 2 Spencer 4 and 15 Waterloo 12 and 24 Webster City 3 and 7 Hotel Hanford Costa and Deno Rumeliote for Costas Troika Club Inc The trend in stamp payments continues downward in Iowa as anticipated the Associated Press reported presumably as a result of the unrelaxed drive throughout the state There are still 1550 of the a year stamps which have been sold since July 1 for the 195354 license year according to records of the Iowa Federal Internal Kevcnue Office In the license year which opened July 1 1950 there were 3406 such stamps sold in Iowa but beginning in 1951 after former Atty Gen Robert L Larson launched a drive against gambling and sale of liq uor the stamp sales declined sharply The stamps give tne possessor immunity from federal prosecution for retail sale of liquor Possession of a stamp however does not necessarily mean that liquor is be ing sold in an establishment Balance Budget If a suitable posture of defense requires a lot more money if we have to spend a lot more it is still possible to balance the budg et Humphrey said The budget can and should be balanced at any level of spending It is entirely possible to keep the national debt limit unless the government runs into some unex pected financial troubles Defense Comes First In response to questions he em phasized that the nations defense comes first ahead of the cam paign to balance the budget and everything else Rep Henderson Lanham DGa charged Wednesday night in a tele vision interview that the admin istration is more interested in bal ancing the budget than protecting the nation Rep John D Dingell DMich said if is more anxious to fulfil nonsense promises than build an adequate civil defense Humphrey emphasized it wasnt up to him to say what is needed militarily But he said the nation already has considerably more defense than six months ago ADMIT THEFT DES MOINES boys 11 and12 have admitted they took a stamp collection here Aug 18 from the office of Lee Henningsen and Jack Stevenson 15yearold stamp merchants ERNEST PALMER JR Palmer Wants to Enter Race for Governor FORT MADISON Ernest Palmer Jr said Thursday that he is seriously considering be ing a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Iowa I intend to make a complete tour of Iowa in the next two or three months before making a final decision Palmer said If the survey shows a good opportunity to be of service to the people of Iowa I will be a candidate Palmer 38 has served three terms in the Iowa House of Repre sentatives and one term on the Iowa Budget and Financial Control Committee as secretary Prior to his legislative service he was Lee County Supervisor for two years At the Chicago Republican Na tional convention he was Taft Chairman the Iowa delegation In Lee County he was first Young Republican Chairman then for six years regular chairman A trustee of Parsons College member of the Board of Gover nors of the Iowa State Bar Associa tion he has also served as presi dent of the Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce and president of the Board of Trustees of his Presby terian Church Palmer is a member of the Shrine Rotary Elks Izaac Walton and Veterans organizations Deportation Blues Piling Up on Crooner Dick Haymes LOS ANGELES deporta tion blues piled up on Crooner Dick Haymes Thursday as he surveyed the discordant score A second ex portable charge by t h e govern ment and three subpoenas The harried Haymes sweated through a SVahour preliminary hearing Wednesday at which he ad mitted filing an application for re lief from military service during World War II as a citizen of a neu tral country He said he thought the application was only for tem porary deferment and never real ized what the effect would be His attorneys said theyll fight the crooners battle with the immi gration service to the Supreme Court if necessary The hearing also brought out that Haymes had a previously un disclosed Edith Harper also a singer in Chi cago in 1939 It lasted only two or three weeks he said Haymes admitted owing Uncle Sam an income tax bill but said he didnt know offhand just how much He was lold to bring in ex act figures No Spot at Peace Conference U S Triumph Over Britain UNITED NATIONS NY W India Jailed Thursday to win suffi cient UN support to give her a scat at the Korean peace confer ence She received a majority of the votes cast in the GOnation Politi cal Committee but fell short of the twothird majority required for ap proval by the General Assembly which acts Friday The vote was 27 for 21 against 11 abstaining and India not par ticipating Victory for US It was a victory for the United States who had split with Britain and other Western Allies over the issue and fought vigorously against Indias inclusion The committee also 1 Recommended seats at the conference for all the 1C countries who fought under the UN banner they desire to do so The vote was 427 with 10 abstaining and India not voting 2 Rejected a Soviet proposal that the conference be made up of six belligerent countries and nine neutrals The vote 541 with 13 abstaining and India not voting 3 Voted to include Russia in the parley provided the other side de sires it The vote was 552 with two abstaining 4 Gave the United States the au thority to consult with the two sides and work out arrangements as to the time and place of the confer ence Geneva is generally consid ered the most likely site 5 Recommended that no deci sions the conference be binding on countries which do not agree to them This means any of the coun tries who have to implement de cisions of the conference would have a veto Some Wont Attend Under the committees decisions the conference could be cxpectec to include Hed China Nora Korea and Eussia on the Communist side and South Korea and probably 1 other countries on the UN side Some of the 16 UN countries which sent troops to Korea have they would not par majority was mucl smaller than had been anticipated The following countries sup ported her Afghanistan Australia Burma White Russia Canada Czechoslovakia Denmark Egypt Ethiopia Guatemala Indonesia Iran Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mex ico New Zealand Norway Poland SiSudi Arabia Sweden Syria So viet Ukraine Eussia Britain Ye men and Yugoslavia Against India Bolivia Brazil Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Greece Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Pak istan Panama Paraguay Peru United States Uruguay and Vene HAYMES AND ATTORNEYSDick Haymes and his attorneys David C Robert E Eaton study the crooners draftclassification and rejection draft papers during a recess in Haymes deportation hearing Lines plane indicated ticipatc I n d i as zuela Those Abstaining Abstaining Argentina Belgium France Israel Iceland Luxem bourg Netherlands Philippines Thailand Turkey and South Afri The voting came after U S Am bassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr told the committee Russias at titude if persisted in would make peace impossible He said Soviet Delegate Andrei Y Vishinsky Wednesday had made a veiled threat that the Communists would boycott the peace conference un less they got their way in picking the participants Vishinsky denied he had made any threat Made It Ctear The Soviet delegate made it clear however that the Commu nists would object to the U N decisions and would transmit their objections to the Genera As sembly This raised the possibility that the whole question might be re opened at the beginning of the fall vote which gave him the victory DISASTER Airlines employes at Michigan City Ind view the damage to the underside of their plane following a midair collision with a United Aii Lists Legal Mouthpiece for Reds BOSTON Gen Brown ell Thursday described the Na tional Lawyers Guild as the legal mouthpiece for the Communist Party and announced he proposed to put it on his list subversive organizations Browncll m a d e the announce ment in an address prepared for the American Bar Assn in conven tion here Served Notice He said he had served notice on the guild of its proposed inclusion on the list which the government uses in checking the affiliations ol federal workers in relation to their loyalty and security The notice means the guild has 10 days in which to ask for a hear ing jf it desires to present evi dence on why the organization should not go on the list The Brownell announcement fol lowed adoption by the ABA House of Delegates of a resolution declar ing that Communists should be barred from the legal profession in this country Outlines Policy It was included in a speech de voted to broad policy pronounce ments in which the new attorney general said 1 The lawyer who leaves govern ment service to join up with the other side in pending litigation against the United States with which he is familiar commits a crime and he has instructed the US district attorneys to start a program of prosecutions in this field Brownell asserted the law forbidding such activity within two years after leaving the government lias never been enforced 2 The Justice Department will continue a vigorouscrackdown on the underworld through dcnalur alizations racketeers with ac quired citizenship The planes carrying a tota of 57 persons smashed to gether at 11000 feet but pilots nndcd them safely and no one was injured The planes twinonline Convairs uul left Chicago about a minute ipart The collision over Michlgiu City about GO miles cast occurrcc about 25 minutes later It was a very lucky situatioi nil around said William Whit tacrc American chief of flight op crations for the Chicago region We have no idea who fiid wha to whom We dont say which plane ran he other down but it will be the subject of an inquiry by the by the Civil Aero nauties Administration The collision ripped a Ihrocfoo hole in the tail section of Ih American plane while the UA1 airliner was punctured on top o Ihc fuselage belween the pilot cabin and the passenger area The UAL plane carrying 27 pas scngers and three crew member and headed for Cleveland mad au emergency landing at Soul Bend Ind Milton Kranlz a Cleveland the nter owner and one of the UA passengers said the impact sounc ed like an explosion in front o the plane He said a woman pas senger near him took out he rosary beads and prayed Some passengers on the UAL plane said they had seen the olhc plane approaching SAME BULLETIN BERLIN Berlin po lice riot squads broke up strations Thursday night by more than 5000 Communists who yelled slogans and threatened persons waiting in line for American food parcels Sixtyfour persons were arrested Fishermans Cast Saves Swimmer SARASOTA Fla im An ex laustedswimmer who had jus saved his two daughters from Jrowning was himself saved Wed ncsday by a fisherman who made a perfect cast from the beach grdbbed the line wrapped i nround his wristjust before losing reeled him in to safety ind drove away before Fisher anc others of his family could ask hi lame Manly POW Is Freed by Red Captors FfcOM THE WIRE SERVICES Spt Jerome Emersion was the first of 150 Americans to Rain his freedom from Communist prisons Wednesday in the great prisoner exchange at Pannnmjom Korea Sgt Einerston had been a war prisoner for 32 following his capture in December of 1950 He was taken prisoner after participating in the Inchon landing earlier in the year When notified of her sons freedom MrsEmersion ex ilaimcd Oh golly weve waited so long Einertsons girl friend Miss Dorothy Smith 19 of Manly tokl rhursilay of her plans to mnrry the repatriated soldier We wont be married right uvay Miss Smith employed as A secretary at Mason City said It will take some planning first Miss Smith and Einertson met n 1049 She said she has received a dozen letters while he was u prisoner Meantime three men who their imddics feared would be kept bo hind in North Korea after they dis appeared mysteriously were also imong those freed Wednesday light One returning prisoner suid 45 more Americans sentenced only a month ago to prison terms were n the Red grouping center at near by Kacsong awaiting release Freed Americans have lold of prisoners jniled by the Reds in ate July when the armistice was signed on such charges as Insti gating against peace Their scn ences ranged from 1 to 3 years However three who said the Reds culled them convicts ciunc back In Thursdays group of 250 South Koreans and 150 Americans They were Cpl Charles G GuldeUi 32 Philadelphia Cpl Eugene R Rell ly 21 New York Oily and Sgt Guy T Vadala 23 Stonehnm Mass Reilly and Vadalu said they and jrs Jn me annual 43 other men in Campi were told dustryEclucaliqn Day SGT JEROME EINERSTON 380 Teachers Stage Visits to Industries PICTURES ON INSIDE PAGES Twentyseven Mason City busi nesses and industries were hosts Thursday to 380 Mason City pub lic and parochial Cerro Gordo County rural and small townteach ers in the annual BusinessIn they were being taken to u read justment camp because the Red lowans Head Home SAN FRANCISCO lowant until recently of war in Korea were headed for Thursday The Army announced that the owant were among a group of 437 repatriated prisoners due to arrive Saturday aboard the transport Gen W F Hase The lowant are Cpl A W Brooks Coon Rap ids Sgt Richard L Cones Cedar Rapldi Pfc Lewis Gordon Webster City Sgt Kenneth Darrow Charles City Cpl George Havelock Hltt man Pfc Milton L Herren Marlon Cpl Melvin Kammrad Shef field Cpl Dale L Reeder Wiukon Pfc Donovan Waller Creston Cpl Gerold Young Des Molnes were afraid we would be a bad nfluence on the others Finally on Aug 16 about three weeks after the truce was signed Chester Fisher 29 of Sarasota they were told they would be re latrialcd Cpl Gerard A Francois 23 of o vj vi i4 41 Ul consciousness and the fisherman Jersey City NJ said 30 U S enlisted men and 15 officers have fFU t tutu v The fisherman got into his car arrived in Kaesong after previous y being sentenced by the Reds and told they would not be rcpa riated Purpose of BIE Day sponsored by the Mason City Chamber oE Commerce is to help the teachers become ucqualnted with the busi ness and industrial life of the city and to learn these educational needs of the community The hosts included The Ameri can Crystal Sugar Co Bordcns the Chuck Lcnnan Bakery Da mons Montgomery Ward Jacob E Decker and Sons the First Na tional Hotel Hanford In ternational Harvester Internation al Minerals and rowa Hardware Mutual Insurance Kiipto Loose Leaf Co Lyons Laun dry and Dry Cleaners KGLO Marshall and Swift Mason City Airport City of Mason City Mason City Brick and Tile Co Mason City GlobeGazette Northwestern Bel TelephoneCo Northwestern States Portland Cement Co Park Hospital Peoples Gas Electric Standard Oil Co Stoyles Press Kaynenay Engraving the United Home Bank and Trust Co About The Weather Mason City Warmer Thursday night lows 872 fowa Continued and hot Friday Minnesota Fair and continued hot south GiobcGazctle weather data up ta 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 90 C5 75 Ike Move Indicates Aid for Iran DENVER UP The White session of the General Assembly c Thursday announced Prcsi Scpt 15 This was inpart what Lodge referred to when he spoke dent Elscnhowcr has sent a mcs of Vishinskys veiled threat that saSe of encouragement to Ihe Shah the Communists might wreck of Iran in a cable certain to be in Vanccs for the conference tcrprcted as holding promise of Lodge had no comment on the American assistance In the spirit of the friendliness if J J V VJi LilVr rie had predicted and for which he which has always been the basis lad labored long hours He said for the relations of our two coun inslcad that it is time to get on to tries the President cabled the Lhe next phase which is the orShah I offer you my sincere Sanization of tho conference fclicitalions on the occasion of your happy return o your coun try The President also extended his continuing good wishes for every success in your effort to promote the prosperity of your people and to preserve the independence of Iran The message was dispatched to US Ambassador Loy Henderson in Iran several days ago for relay to the Shah The White House Wednesday night received word from Henderson that the message had been delivered Reporters covering the summer While House here asked the Presi dents staff whether the message means the UnitedStates would meet the Shahs request for im mediate financial assistance Press Secretary James C Hag gerty said the Whito House at present had nothing to say about matters involving aid or assistance in any form The Presidents decision to send a message to the Shah obviously evolved after discussions with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles While the White House did not disclose the actual date the Presi dent sent the letter Haggerty said it was dispatched several dayi ago This meant it went to Iraii shortly after the Shah power in a royalist coup which overthrew and imprisoned Pre mier Mohammed Mossadegh 4
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