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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH E N E WSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON City IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1953 This Paper Consists Two One tta279 U N Tribunal Orders Jobs Restored1 Cool Canadian Air on Way to Snap Hot Spelt DES MOINES heat which sent the to 100 degrees at Daveripbrt arid Clinton on Monday still hung on in Iowa Tuesday but the says a of reliefis in sight A mass of cool Canadian air was drifting toward Iowa and was expected to enter the state on Wednesday By Thursday it should overspread the entire stale dropping tem peratures 10 to 15 degrees the forecasters said Scattered showers and thunder storms are expected to accompany the cooler air but no general mois Ride Happily to Freedom U S Colonel Is Among Returnees PANMUNJOM h e Korean War prisoner exchange moved into its fifth and possibly last week Tuesday with 100 more Americans returning to freedom from North Korean piison camps The Communists promised to hand back anothei 100 Americans Wednesday as well as 200 South Koreans Besides the 100 Americans 25 20 Turks 5 Australians and 250 South Koreans returned to free dom Tuesday Riding Happily Riding happily into Panmunjom in open trucks Tuesday were two highranking Allied officers One was Lt Col James P Carne commander of the 1st Bat talion ofBritainsgallant Glouces tershire Regiment which1 was all but wiped out wheri cut off Imjm River battle in April 1951 The other top ranking repatriate was an American LI Col Paul V Lisles a West Pointer who speni almost 3 years as a prisoner He told a grim tale of systematic Communist pressure oil prisoners to make them sign confessions ant make propaganda broadcasts He said he and a group of prisoners who had been nearly starved to death were forced by the Reels to bioadcast over Pyongyang radio He said the alternative was a 100 mile march over frozen highway to a death sen lence Final Days With the exchange moving into its final davs the Reds as of Tuesday had returned 2927 Ameri cans of the 3313 they originally said they held The Communists havesince indicated they hold more and h a v e promised to re patnate all who want to go home They have given no figures how ever Sgt 1C William F Border of Jer sey City NJ who also was freed Tuesday estimated between 500 and 800 U N captives were still at Kaesong not including 40 others being held at a special compound Bqdypl Bullet Pierced Found at Fair field FAIRFIELD The bullet pierced body of Ernest Sliondel about 48 a laborer who lived in Fairfield was found in a ditch alongside a road northwest oE here Tuesday Officers who made the identifi cation said they were trying to find if Shondel had any immediate family He was believed to have brothers or sisters living around here Deputy Sheriff Ralph Brown said preliminary investigation indicated the man apparently was shot as he stood in a grader ditch No weapon was found but Brown said first in dications were that the man was shot more than once with bullets of about 32 caliber The body was found by Ed Nies wanger a nearby farmer as he drove along the side road The body was found on a road running parallel to U S 34 at a point about five miles west and two miles north of Fairfield The man apparently had been dead for sev eral hours when the body was found Brown said there were some welldefined car tracks at the roadside at the point where the body was located These arcbe ing preserved Blizzards Kil 72 MENDOZA Argentina Seventytwo persons have died in blizzards raging in the towering Andes in Argentina and Chile it was reported Tuesday lure of any significance is an ticipated A few spots may get moderate to heavy rain however The lowest tempeiature in Iowa during Monday night was 68 de grees at Dubuque Temperatures the next five days are expected to average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Normal highs for the per iod range from 80 to 84 IOWAN IS Force Captain John PayYorT of Burlington la and former husband of motion picture actress Barbara Payton is shown at Freedom Village after his release by the Communists in the latest ex change of POWs Tells Serious Corn Damage FASTER HIGHER THAN top filers and the only ones who have fIpwif the new Douglas Skyrocket get together in Los Angeles Marine Lt Col Marion E Carl has set an altitude record of 83235 feet Bill Bridgeman left holdsthe present speed record of 1238 miles an hour while Scott Crossfield right has made 39 test flights in the new plane Charles City Couple Wins G I Farm Family Award All About DES MOINES IffjLMr and Mrs Robert A Sar of harles City were presented at the Iowa State Fair Tues lay as winners of the annual Farin Family avyard Runnersup in the contest were Mr and MrsDelmer Van lorn of Jefferson The winning family re eives an expensepaid trip to he International Livestock Expo sition in Chicago this fall Nine district winners deter mined by the American Legion in county and district Contests com ictcd for the state award The contest open to veterans of World War 11 and the Korean war akes into consideration such mat ers as community leadership soil conservative achievements and the ke r Sar who is 37 farms 320 acres vhich he rents near Charles City rom his father He and his wife are World War II veterans Sar was a major in the Army engi neers in Europe and the Pacific TheWeaiher Hill Says 1596 Sliced From Yield DES MOINES Farn Buieau President Howard Hill said Tuesday the prolonged drought has ut the Iowa corn crop 12 to 15 pel ent and even a twoinch rain now would not help much Based on the Aug 1 prediction of an Iowa corn crop of 660720000 bushels this year the 15 per cent cut in production would mean a drop of 99108000 bushels Considers Note Hill said he wus considering lending a note to Agriculture Sec Ezra T Benson telling him if the situation and asking1 him to consider it before he sets crop quotas and acreage allotments for om I dont think we should have quotas in light of the corn dam ge Hill said The corn crop was discussed here Monday at a meeting df the Farm Bureau Board Hill said board members from all sections of the tatc reported damage to the corri rop The corn is even feeling the cf ects oC the lack of rain in Nolth vest Iowa where more rain lias alleirlhan in other sections Hill aid Jusr Burned I have iiiever seen com deteri rate so rapidly asitdidfrom last Wednesday until Sunday Hill just burned from the top own vv The crop is cut from 12 to I5 per cent from what it was a week i10 days ago Some farmers Will ee their crop cut 40 to S50 per cent Even a Iworinch vrain tonight uld not reduce the damage but vithoutrain the damage would in rease Hill said Uhe situation wasfar more serious than most persons ealize We hada short oats crop and tie haycrop is also short Hill aid Mason City Partly cloudy Wed nesday with chance of an occa sional thundcrshower not so warmhigh 88 to 93 Iowa Fair hot and somewhat humid Minnesota Wednesday generally fair GlobeGazette weather data up to8am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 18 am YEARAGO Maximum Minimum 93 69 80 V9 S3 By Mediation Government Moves to Head Off Rail Strike W ASHIN GTON UP e ffovcrnmen t moved Tuesday to head off a threatened nationwide strike by railroad con ductors y National Mediation Board chief Francis A ONeill Jr ummoned representatives of rail management and the in depenclent conductors union to u meeting in an attempt to jrevent the walkout slated Sept 10 ici May Have Family of ABombs WASHINGTON ex perls said Tuesday Russias latest atomic explosion indicates the So vietUnion is beginning to develop L diversified family of Abombs The United States has been lockplling atomic weapons of many types and sizes for the past wo years But until now Russia apparently has been concentrating on production of a single early model Abomb Aug 23 The Atomic Energy Commission announced Monday night that a fission explosion took place in Russia Aug 23 This is the Ian guage the AEC uses to denote an atomic blast as opposed to ai Hbomb test which is called a thermonuclear explosion The ABC had announced earlie this month that Russia set off hydrogen explosion Aug 12 Th second test coming only 11 day later led the AEC to concluded Russians are conducting a ries of nuclear experiments The brief official nnnouncemet said the1 latestSoviet cyploslo was in the same range of energ release as1 our recent Nevad tests Those tests conducted las spring involved 11 different atomi shots which were reliably reporte to range m energy release fron the equivalent of 15000 to 50J00 tons of TNT Nofhing Spectacular Thus the AEC made clear there was nothing spectacular about the size of the latest Soviet explosion It also said that if Russia sets off any more explosions in the cur rent the United States will not announce them unless in elligcnce indicates information of greater interest This marked a departure from past policy of disclosing every Rus sian atomic explosion as soon as wssible after its detection by the delicate US monitoring instru ments which record radioactivity spewed into the atmosphere by a nuclear blast anywhere on the globe To date theUnited Stales has four atomic tests and one lydrogen explosion in the Soviet Union The first three atomic tests ame at widelyspaced intervals between the fall of 1949 and the all of 1951 Hold Off Strike A mediation board spokesman aid ONeill would appeal to the off 5000member Bunion to hold trike action while efforts are node to settle the dispute The inion is demanding a change in ts pay scale system More than a score of other rail nions representing 1300000 work rs were drawing up new demands hich could be served on the in iustry Oct Thatis the date he present moratorium on rail ontracts runs out leaving the un ons free to seek higher wages and ilher benefits The Order of Railway Conduc ors fired the gun with a demand that the carriers pay its members on a graduated scale system now used to pay engi neers and firemen on the roads This provides for a varied pay scale according to the power of the locomotive instead of the flat wages now received by the con ductors Until Oct 1 Rail management has claimed that the moratorium in the pres ent cohlmds blocked the conduc tors derrand until Oct 1 The un ion has insisted the issue should be bargained at this time To back the demandthe condtic lors chief RoyO Hughes noft fied the mediation workers will call a strike against a railroad or railroads1 at 6 local time a week from Thursday However President Eisenhower presumably could prevent such a walkout for CO days by naming a emergency board to investigate the dispute Americans Fired GRAVELY Jonathan 70 hero of Cor has second stroke and i in critical condition Brooke Army Hospital in San Antonio announced Tuesday The announcement said grave con cern wat felt for the recovery of the heroic Skinny Yugoslav Protest on Demonstrations ROME UP Yugoslavia pro ested to Italy Tuesday against armed demonstrations along the talianYugoslav fr on t i or and hrcalcncd to appeal to a com etent international forum The Yugoslav note was an ounced by the Yugoslav news gcncy Tanjug which said it was eliverert Tuesday to the Foreign linistry here A stiffly worded note protested energetically against what it ailedthe armed demonstrations E IheJlaluinunits along the Yugo av1 talian frontier The note as summarized in a elgrade radio broadcast also expressed expectation that the Calian government will renounce Final OK for Lake Sewer Contracts Approved Building Can Start DES MQINES Iffl The Iowa Legislative Interim Commit tee took the final step Tuesday rto release to the Clear Lak Sanitary District so that construe tion can begin iApproval of nearly million in construction contracts for expand inglhejf sewage facilities around Clear Lake represented the end of several years of negotiations to ward having the local sanitary dis trict install and operate the facili ties with financial help from th state The 1951 legislature appropriate Red ies 4 Damages Set N United Nationsviygh tnbunal oi defed the UNi restort jobs to four employes and pay damages totaling to seven others All American citizensthey fired because they refused to an swer US government questions about alleged Communist ties The fourmember International board highestappeals court for the UN staff heldthat an em ploye who invokes1 the US fifth amendment jin Refusing to answer such questions does not violate any UN staff rule Uphold Firings But the upheld the fir ing ot nine seven involved in Communist1 inquiries and two for nonpolitical because they mploycs whom the UN secretary general could dismiss if he thought uch action was in the interests ot he international organization Ten the U granted reinstate ment or damages had socalled permanent contracts of employ meht The llth employe Ruth Craw lord former information officer for the UN Chil drens Emergency Fund had ad mitted a years membership in the Communist party terminating in 1936 but was iired by Former Sec retary Qeneral Trygve Lie because she refused to teU the Senate in ternal Security Subcommittee who invited her to join the party 1935 1350000 for the district oncoriditio that It handle the remainder of th financing of extension and mainte nanco of the facilities The 195 legislature provided another 000 Sen Jay C Colburn Harlnn committee chairman said approv al of the construction contracts means that the money cannow be released to the district Girl Knocks Examiner No License RICHMOND Va The Vir ginia Division of Motor Vehicles speedily rejected the application of Miss Dolly Farrington 17 for a driving license While Miss Farrington was tak ing her driving test Monday her car knocked down one of the states license examiners He had uch methods The appeal of still another manent employe Eugene Wal la ch a language services sterio typist was referred back to the staff joint appeals board for an other hearing He had appeared be fore a federal grand jury investi gating subversion The UN in an nouncing his firing said he had not given a complete account of for mer employment as required by UN regulations Four Reinstated been standing nearby questioning a licensing applicant He suffered minor injuries DEAN RESIGNS DES MOINES W Lynden E Hoffman 56 dean of the College f Business Administration at rakeUniversity for 27years has Signed y mu i i AP Wlrepholo This general view shows the rums of the Oakley MOVIE THEATER DEMOLISHED a um rums ut ine theater on Chicago s west side after an explosion and fire early Tuesday Walls bjovyn out as the roof collapsed and automobiles parked behind the theater buried by thedebris were Of the 11 employes on whose avor it the tribunal or dered four reinstatedin their job money damages of 000 to six others who do not want o go back towork for the UN nd damages and salary until her pension begins in 1955 to Jane Reed 58yearold library taff worker A spokesman for UN Secretary General Dag flammarskjold he is studying the whole decision and particularly the order to rein state the four employes If he re fuses to restore their jobs they can demand further damages All but one ot the employes was fired by Lie and Hammarskjold has not given any clearindication of how far he would follow predecessors policies Liesdefer ence to US demands for action against alleged subversives al ready has aroused conslderabla criticism from some other na tions A source close said the secretary general still might try to hold as a bssis for dismissals that invoking the fifth amendment constituted misconduct The high tribunal is headed by Mrs Paul Bastidof France Other members are Lord Crook Britain Sturc Petren Sweden and as an alternate Omar Loutfi Egypt Mammoth Legion Parade Staged v ST LOUIS fl Glitter and like of which St Louis never before had surged through downtown streets Tuesday in the American Legions parade of 100000 participants For many Legionnaires it was Ob big day of their 35th national vention where major batUef shaping up over Air F cuts and this nations in theUnited Nations A hot sun f parade began The was near 90 and expected to 100 by midafternoon caused manyof U nairei veterans o to ride inkcad of n   

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