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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                1 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and Unlled Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1953 This Paper ConslsU or Two Ono No 29S e Did Not Break Word Nixon Says Receives Tender Greeting From Family Gen Dean Home Says Hes Not a Hero TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE Calif Gen William F Dean came homc Tuesday night three years ofRed captivity etched in his tired face and de clared 1 want you to get it out of your heads that Im a not Im just a dogfaced soldier and I feel likea million dollars I almost sent a challenge to Rocky Marciano heavyweight boxing champion The tall erect Medal of Honor winner was given a heros wel come as his plane landed at this huge air base 40 miles northeast of San Francisco under a brilliant moon Deans part in the Korean War lasted a month in the harrowing summer of 1950 before he was captured He was awarded the na tions highest military decoration for his valiant lastditch defense of which he battled per sonally with a bazooka An Air Force C97 stralocruiser brought Dean and seven other re patriated American war prisoners into a reception of glaring tele vision and news camera lights and the tenderness of reunion with his family The general had been out of the country six years in Japan and Korea His wife Mildred climbed into the plane and into the generals tight embrace Then Dean smiling self con sciously led her down the ramp The 54yearold general wore no medals or ribbons only the should er patch of his old 24th division Near the plane Dean and bis wife were joined by his mother Mrs Elizabeth Dean He held both women tightly A few feet further on the gen erals daughter Mrs June Wil liams flew into his open arms Then came relatives in all Deans soninlaw Army Capl Robert Williams stepped up with his son Robert Dean Williams 2W a grandson the general never had seen Dean took the towheaded boy in his arzns hugged him and kissed him Airs Dean was almost overcome Raise to Rail Workers Living Costs Reach Another New High WASHINGTON food prices and rents pushed the governments cost of living index to a record high mark Wednesday The rise to 15 per cent of the 19471949 average means a threecent hourly wage boost effective next month for 1300000rail workers boost annual pay roll costs of the railroads by 100 million dollars The index figure announced Wed nesday records living costs as of Aug 15 It advanced threetenths of 1 per cent from the month pre vious The Bureau ofLabor Statistics said beef and veal prices went up 6 per largest increase for these meats in any single month in more than five years This increase coupled w i th smaller rises in otherfdpd costs pushed the food index upihree lenths of i percent k Rents advanced llper cent dur ing the monthFederal rentcon trols expired July 31 On that date 16 of 46 major cities surveyed fpr the monthly cost of living index still hadfed eral rent controls Another contributing factor to the record high reading was a seventenths of 1 per cent increase In transportation cost Sports Bulletin NEW YORK Interna tional Boxing Club loosened its restrictions on radio broadcasts of the Rocky MarcianoRoland La Starza heavyweight Wednesday after the Supreme Court granted radio station WOV of New York permission to pre sent a summary after each round radio station now is per mitted to give a summary in past tense after each round of the fight STROLLERS Joseph Mc Carthy RWis strolls en the capitol grounds in Washington with Miss Jean Ktrr his former Who will become his bride Sept 29 at St Matthews Cathe dral Bankers Ask Open Trade by America WASHINGTON lavThe Ameri can Bankers Assn formally de clared Wednesday the United States should continue to openitsi mar kets increasingly to foreign goods A nation can sell abroad only as it buys abroad said a resolu tion adopted without dissentby the 7200 delegates to the bankers 79th annual convention here We believe that the United States should live up to its inter national responsibilities of the worlds greatest creditor and pro ducing nation the statement said Such a policy will help to create a larger volume of world trade the eventual restoration of freely convertible currencies and stronger economies in the United States and other nations of the free world We endorse and approve the action of the 83rd Congress in ex tending the Reciprocal Trade Act and enacting the Custims Simplifi cation Act The bankers also voted approval and support of the government pol icy of flexible interest rates and bond prices as a dollarstabilizing program and the administrations drive for a balanced federal budget The bankers held ibeir final general session Wednesday One of the last speakers was W Randolph Burgess who said he intended to perform his job of handling the 272biLliondollar na tional debt without bringing on either inflation or deflation Study Night Spots Around Iowa City IOWA CITY Wln the wake of mass raids on six night spots in this area County Attorney VV J Meardon said Wednesday the John son County grand jury will study the question of law observance by taverns and night clubs He said the grand jury cur rently in session aiso will study the night spot situation as it may relate to the welfare of State Uni versity of Iowa students Meardon said it was merely co incidence that Tuesday nights raids occurred during the opening weekof school He said it is planned to make raids at intervals About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and turning cooler Thursday Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy through Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 71 Minimum 46 At 8 am 53 YEAR AGO Maximum 61 Minimum 30 Turns Over Last Prisoners Tension Mounts Over BuildUp SEOUL W The UN Command Wednesday turned over to neutral ndian troops the last of soinc 22GOO prisoners who renounced communism With the final delivery came a urprise announcfcnent that the Allies will not send observers to vatch the arrival at the neutral one Thursday of 359 Allied soldiers he Reds say dont want to go home They include 23 Americans according to a Communist news nan Have Confidence The Allied announcement added we have confidence inthe ability of the CFI Custodial FprccIn dia tocarry out its mission India ordered GOO reinforcements for the 5000man force which wil guard the unrepalriated POWs Starting Saturday Al lied and Communist interviewers NO PLACE LIKE hut happy and Mrs William Dean are all smiles as they prepare to enter home in Berkeley Calif general arrived from three years in a Communist prison camp Tuesday night Pearson Says Canada Wont Fight for Korea Unification UNITED NATIONS N Y Secretary Lester B Pearson of Canada told the UN General Assembly Wed nesday Canadian troops would fight in Korea only in a United Nations action He specifically excepted military unification of Korea as a UN aim for which Canada would battle Pearsons warning was considered here to be directed at South Korean Syngrhah Rhee who has de manded that the UN allies help him drive the Communists from North Korea TheCanadian diplomat making tiis first UN speech since he re tired as president of the Assembly said the projected Korean political conference could settle the prob lem if thereis good faith and good will on both sides He said the aim of the confer ence should be a free and united Korea with a government resting on the will of the Korean people freely expressed through elections held under United Nations super vision All foreign forces should of course be withdrawn and Koreas security might be provided for un der an international and super vised guarantee Pearson threw his countrys sup port to British and American ef forts to throttle any further dis cussion in the UN of who should attend the conference McManus Trial Goes to Jury CANANDA1GUA NY W The case of Fred Eugene McManus 19yearold confessed killer of five went to a State Supreme Court jury at am Wednesday The 10 men and 2 women began considering the first degree mur der charge against the youth after a charge of 1 hour and J8 minutes by Justice II Douglass McManus a former Marine is accused of the pistol slaying of William Allen Braverman a col lege student who gave him a ride as a hitchhiker last March 27 Con viction could mean death in the electric chair at Sing Sing Prison According to McManus confes sions admitted in evidence Braver man 19 was his first victim on a crime spree with a teenaged girl friend McManus has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity News Coverage PANMUNJOM Korea An Indian spokesman said Wed nesday 20 newsmenf r o m each side will be permitted to attend of prisoners refusing to return to their homelands The spokesman said photogra phers newsreet cameramen and radio reporters would be barred from the interviews to be held in the two prison camps that make up the Indian Village The interviews will be con ducted over a 90day period as from each side will attempt to convince prisoners who do not wish to go home that they should change their minds lave 90 days to try to coax their former soldiers to come home A new source of tension in the cightweekold truce was a state ment by Lt Gen S E Anderson J S 5th Air Force commander that the UN has had two re cent indications that the Reds noved jet warplanes into Korea after the July 27 signing in direct violation of armistice terms Allied radar has tracked nrriv ng Red planes Anderson said A North Korean pilot who fled 0 South Korea Monday reported let and propeller planes were moved into North Korea after the rucc Undamaged AMG The young North Korean flier who brought a nearly new undam aged MIG15 to South Korea Mon lay vanished from public sight after giving a news conference in Seoul Tuesday The North Korean will receive i reward for bringing the U N Command its first operation al MIG The Communist jet was crated Tuesday and loaded aboard a giant C124 cargo plane which took it on he first leg of a trip to the United States Summer Leaves Heat Marks By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 1053 summer season one of the hottest and driest in many years in the eastern half of the nation ended Wednesday and there were no cheers for a return en gagement The scorching heat and no heavy rainfall dealt damaging blows to crops and livestock in many sec Jons The losses ran into the mil lions of dollars Weather Bureau logs in scores of cities from the Rockies to the Atlantic Coast bulged with new heat records The nations most prolonged heat wave of the season was in late August and early September In some sections in the nations east ern half the blistering weather temperatures in the 90s and above no letup for as long as 10 days Thousands were treated for heat prostration Scores died from causes attributed to the heat The drought continued to plague farmers and ranchers in the South west and in parts of New England and the South The nations weather has been fairly pleasant the last three weeks The arrival of the autumn season at am CST Wednes day was preceded earlier this week by frost and freezing water jn some areas OUT GO THE P Rya behind man left foreground with president of the International Longshoremens union and his delegation to the AFL convention in St Louis leave the meeting hall after the union voted to oust the dock union The vote for expulsion was 73362 to 765 Victim Mutilated Soy Divinity Student Murdered Friend i TJPPER Ohio who wa study mg for the mrnistjy Jfy andot County Jail Wednes day accused of Viciously colleg sweetheart The sheriff jand prosecutorof Wyandot County say 19 Roy Roger Schinagle Jr of Mayf ield Heights con fessed killing Cynthia 19 WhitePlainsNYi They say he sobbed a story Tucs day night of brutality and signed a confession covering nine type written pages They say Schinagle described by neighbors in his Cleveland sub urb as a nice quiet youngster 17 gashes in Cynthias face vith a lead pipe They say that ic strangled her and bruised her ody Wednesday they were trying o find out why Account Given This account was given by sheriff Dean McAllister and Pro secutor Harold Roth of Schinagles confession She left her New York home Aug 24 The next day she got a ob in a Cleveland department store laundry She went to see Schinagle at Delaware late last Wednesday Thursday night they met at a deserted shack on an Ohio Weslcyan football field An autopsy report showed the girl was pregnant Schinagle is quoted as saying they argued when she told him another man had an noyed her She struck at him Then author lies say he lost his head and strangled her From the time officers said he jut Cynthias body in the back of lis car the boys story is vague le said he could not remember what happened after that When a highway maintenance workerfound the dark haired girl n the lonely woods she was wear ng only a flannelnightgown and a pair of red slippers Mutilated The face of the oncepretty dark haired girL was mutilated beyond recognition Even her brother was unable to identify her positively when he saw herbody in a funeral lome It was the horrible distortion of ler features that made officers bc ieve they were at the end of a closed alley in trying to identify her Only a pair of red slippers she vore on her final rendezvous jrought what officials believe is a quick solution of he mystery SAME BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH XH FAST Zl HOURS LESTER MILLIGAN Milligan to Head U S Chamber Unit LesterMilligan secretary of the Mason City Chamber of Com rnerce Wednesday was named presidentelect of the American Chamber of Commerce Executive at their annual convention in Okla homa City Elected president of the organ ization whichincludes some lGOC Chamber of Commerce executive from as many cities was Russel E Pettitt San Jose Calif Milligans election climaxed three year term on the board o directors thelast of whiclihe wa secretarytreasurer and chairman of the admissions membershi committee The organization maintains a hil Jmo staff in Washington headoc by Miss Elizabeth Glenn manager Its purpose is strictly for the improvement of member and it does not engage in lobbying Mrs Milligan accompanied hei husband to the convention which ended Wednesday Everyone But Guest of Honor ROMULUS NY WMembers o the Presbyterian Churcharranged an elaborate birthday party for heir pastor the Rev C F Van Marter But the clergyman missed the festivities last Thursday no one had remembered to invite him President Will Seek TH Change Durkin Silent on Statement ST LOUIS Vice President ixon told the AFL convention ednesday there may have been misunderstanding regarding dministration plans for amending ic TnftHartley law but Presi ent Eisenhower never broke his Former Secretary of Labor Mar h Durkin AFL Plumbers Union resident told theconventionTues ayhe quit his Cabinet post two ticks ago because Eisenhower roke an agreement with him on H Law changes to be submit id to Congress Offer Amendments Nixon read the AFL convention message from Eisenhower which hile not referring specifically to le controversy raised by Durkin romisecl that the administration offer TH amendments to Con rcss next January Eisenhowers message also de ribed the sixyearold TH Act s essentially sound anda statute has made a substantial ontribution to the quest for sound r labormanagement relations Nixon prefaced his reading of iisenhowcrs message with some emarks of his own received with polite applause by the convention delegates He said that labor uri ons might differ with the trations but that ulti rhalely President Eisenhower policieswould be Speaking of the Durkm EittiaX Uon Nixon said that in 40 years pi public service Eisenhojyer 1has never been guilty of breaking his solemnly given The deJegates jjurst prq longed laughter wherf Nixon add ed There may have been and here apparently was a misunder standing between the President Durkin Never Broke Word Nixon added that Eisenhower icver broke his word to Durkin And I dont believe thatany mplicalion that the President jroke his word should be left in he record of this ixon said Durkin sitting among the dele gates only a few feet from the ilatform on which Nixon spoke lis ened intently to his remarks Aft erward Durkin said only I will make no comment except to say my answer was in my speech yest erday That was the speech in which urkin claimed he had a faceto ace agreement with Eisenhower 19 specific changes in the TH Act to be recommended to Con fess but that Eisenhower later laid he could not go along with it When Nixon finished his speech Durkin met him at the back of the peakers rostrum and they lands The Vice President said that if t were true as some claim that he administration is dominated y the greedy few then it would ose the next election But he said the administration s working for the good of all the eople and will ultimately deliver nore security and prosperity for he country as a whole Denies Decision The White House Tuesday de nied that Eisenhower had made any decision on changes or any commitment Eisenhower said in Wednesdays message that deliberations ou modifying the law are still going on and I shall send my own sug gestions to the Congress at the opening of its sessions in Janu ary He expressed the view however hat the enactment of the law by he Republican 80th Congress was substantial contribution to the quest for sounder labormanage ment relations and he declared I believe that the experience under the act has confirmed its essential soundness Eisenhower said too that Dur dns participation in the talks on revision of the law had beea of great value and that the secre arys resignation was unfortun ate Too Serious The President said that recoa ideration of the law is too sert ms a matter to be governed   

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