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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEJGHB HOME EDITION 0 R S VOL LIX Associated Press and United Ircss Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 25 1953 Tills Japcr Coiwislv ol Two Oni No 3M France Seeks Peace in Indochina Powerful Hurricane Rushing Toward Two States on Gulf Japans Prince Wanted to See Girlie Show TOKYO ambassador to Franco told Friday how he talked Crown Prince Akihito oufof visiting the girlie shows on his recent visit to Paris The envoy Kumao said in an article published here he was horrified of his staff suggested that the 19 yearold Akihito be on a tour of the revues so that the crown prince might relax fora night Nishimuras diplomatic discomfort was increased when Akihifo shortly after his arrival brought up the subject himself How are the revues in Paris Akihito asked casually Nishimura collected his thoughts and told Akihito that the shows round town are not as good as they used to be Your highness will be going to Biarritz and Nishimura aid When you visit those places please go out to the beach You will find women there almost naked You will see more than you will at a revue But your highness the ambassador cautioned advisable to wear smoked glasses Akihito went to the beach it would fae AFL Charts New Dock Union Moves to Curb Rival Fights ST LOUIS AFL Friday chartered a new long shoremens union and launched a plan to curb jurisdictional fights between rival AFL unions II111US an nour near ine CGnlcr AtL President George Meany issued the new longshorewith gale force winds extending mens charter to a nineman group of union officials and miles northeastand 100 miles said the new union will be governed temporarily by a fivesouth wesl o center the man committee headed by Meany himself Weather Bureau said The new union is to replace aref the o u st e d Inf pmatiornl movement at ajout the same rate uie ousted imeinational with a tendency lo curvc norlh Longshoremens Assn ILA which northeast within the next 6 To 12 the convention earlier this week hours Waverly Asks Ike to Keep Cool in Iowa WAVERLY Iowa UP This northeast Iowa town invited Presi dent Eisenhower Friday lo spend his vacation here next year in cool inslead of swel tering in Colorado Mayor F W Osincup and H C Engclbrecht president of the Waverly Chamber of Commerce wrote the President lhat the tem perature rose lo 85 degrees or higher on 17 days in August at Den ver But in they said the mercury hil 85 on only 10 days They said the Weather Bureau told them that was unusual and we can almost promise to do better than that next year too We dont think the President of the United States should have to swelter for 17 days in anymonth Mr President and thats why were sending you this friendly iti vitalion Ihcy wrote The two men said they could offer Mr Eisenhower the use of a new building at Warlburg College for his offices a wonderful golf course and Ihe handiest most pro ductive fishing you could possiblv find up V lUlis UlUllLI crime investigators had accused the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to it of harboring criminal elements Florida on the New York and New Jersey waterfronts PLANE ACCIDENT ANKARA Turkey OR Airways announced that one of its planes bound for eastern Turkey crashed Friday First reports said two crewmen were killed The hours winds oi 25 miles was kicked out because ready were kicking up tides along Nears End The Convention nearing an enc of its weeklong sessions approved a plan designed as a first step to ward curbing intraAFL squabbles over job is arguments between rival AFL unions as to which ones members should per form various types of work The plan adopted by the conven tion calls for an immediate study by a special AFL executive coun cil committee to establish disputes seltlement machinery ReElects Meany The convenlion reelecled Meany and SecretaryTreasurer William Schnitlzer and all 13 vice presi dents Two new vice presidents were elected President Al Hayes of the Machinists Union and Wil liam Hutcheson of the Carpenters Union Los Angeles was chosen as the site for next years AFL conven lion and Chicago was selecled for the 1955 convention SAME STARTS 99TH University of and bandmen bow their heads in prayer as the induction ceremony Wednesday marked SUIs 99th consecutive year of instruction The ceremony was conducted on the west approach to Old Capitol Ships Hit by Fury of Big Storm NEW ORLEANS La UP A powerful hurricane with winds up lo 120 mph slammed northward in the Gulf of Mexico toward the coast Friday leaving at least two ships battered in its wake and threatening a number of others In an 11 am advisory the New Orleans Weather Bureau ordered hurricane warnings posted from Mobile Ala to St Marks Fla This is a severe hurricane the Weather Bureau said Dangerously High The advisory said tides will be dangerously high Friday night from Mobile to Cedar Key Fla The slorm sixth hurricane of the season and tagged Florence in the new naming system was centered at 11 am about 340 miles south of Mobile It was moving jrthward at about 18 mph Highest winds are estimaled at 120 miles an hour near the center up Rush Men to Shore Oil rigs in the rich oil fields off the Louisiana Coast were clos ing down and companies were rush ing their men toward shore The 67foot shrimp trawler Fair Tide reported it was running out of fuel in rough seas 275 miles southwest of Tampa Fla with one fuel tank and one engine sup port giving away The Coast Guard sent a cutter lo aid The Coast Guard said the barge the Herman B which ran aground near the mouth of the Mississippi River with 50men aboard had been freed and was cnroute river lo New Orleans The men wore never in any dan ger the Coast Guard said Some were taken off before the barge was freed but all could have been removed had it been necessary Mother Happy About Birth of Daughter Dies TULSA Okla UP cancer stricken young mother died early Friday happy in the fulfillment of ter dearest the birth of her baby Death came peacefully at am to Mrs Colleen Alford who has been suffering from an incur able cancer of the lymph glands more than three years She died at the home of her parents Mr and Mrs Delma Bacon where she had lived since leaving St Johns Hospital a few weeks ago With her was blackhaired Clean Tonya Alford not yet 2 months 3ld who we delivered premature ly by Caesarian section because of the mothers condition She thanked the Lord she was able to enjoy her baby in her final hours said Mrs Bacon That was the thing she had wanted most Before the birth of the baby Mrs Alford expressed a wish that she might have her baby in lime for her 20th birthday She celebrated the birthday two days after the 5pound girl was delivered two months prematurely We will have some happy hours the mother said when she saw her baby Shes so pretty shes so pretty Reds Announce POWs Return BERLIN US East Germanys ommunist government announced Friday that the first batch of Ger man prisoners of war lo be freed in accordance with the Kremlins promise last month was due in the Soviet zone later Friday The Red announcement did not say how many were being sent home ELIZABETH TAYLOR Report Actress Seriously III COPENHAGEN Denmark Movie Actress Elizabeth Taylor was reported taken seriously ill here Thursday night and a local agent of MetroGoldwynMayer said Friday her condilion had worsened Dr Sven Johnson said here Miss Taylor was suffering from a se rious heart cramp due to over strain Asks Negotiations With Communists on Issue UNITED NATIONS NY Ml France Friday offered to negotiate with the Communists for peace in embattled Indochina ind suggested that the projected Korean political conference be broadened to lake on the task Deputy Foreign Minister Mau rice Schumann also told the UNs GOnalion General Assembly that France would do all in its power lo have the conference invite India to joiii in its work Schumann said that if the Ko rean conference didnt get around to the Imfochinese problem it might be taken up on a diplomatic level afterwards Normal Condition Such a negotiated peace between French Union forces in Indochina and the Communistbacked rebels would make it possible to look forward to the return of more nor mal conditions of international re lations in Asia he said The French diplomat said lie h card unofficial declarations from the two powers which in spire and arm the Victminh rcb els that they were disposed to negotiate an end lo the war This was n clear reference to the Soviet Union and Communist China lie then declared that it re mains for them lo prove that these ambiguous hints are not mere propaganda and suggested thai the peace talks begin during or immediately after the Korean con ference Meantime a spokesman for the U S delegation said Friday no de cisions had been taken by the United States on proposals lo be made at the Korean peace con ference Published Report The spokesmans statement was made in commenting on a pub lished report in the New York Times that if the Korean peace conference is held t h e United States intends to give the Commu nists a choice between two basic courses of action An independent Korea under international guaran tee or facing the continued pres ence of American troops in South Korea Many possible courses are under consideration the spokesman add ed but no decisions have been laken He said he knew of no dis cussions with other governments AP Wlrephoto ITS NOT what Muriel Wills 28 sister of Army Pfc Morris R Wills says about her brother re portedly wishingto stay behind the Iron Curtain I know Jle wante to come home Theyre holding him against his conference wil1 she says as she displayed his picture and the latest of his letters Questioning of PWs Is Postponed Allies Reds Wrangle on Procedures UPi The Korean Repatriation Commission appar ently wrangling over rules Friday postponed until as Jale ns next Thursday the start of Allied and Red efforts lo coax home prisoners refusing repatriation No specific new date was set for She start of prisoner interviews a phase of the truce which an Allied spokesman called the psychologi cal bailie of our lime The UN Command agreed to postponing the start of interviews scheduled to begin Friday or Sat urday Not Clear It was not cletir whether the neu ral commission agreed to an Al lied demand that the delay be de ducted from the 90day interview period which the UN Command said must be counted from the time all unrepalrialcd prisoners are in neutral custody But a commission spokesmans stalement thai it is undcrslood Ihe 90 days will begin on the ac POW Probe WASHINGTON W The De fense Department says it will in vestigate the circumstances un der which some former Amer ican war prisoners in Korea re portedly made false confessions or turned informer to curry favor with Red captors The department Secretary Wil son announced Thursday night is using every effort to establish what happened to these men while they were prisoners the punishments and suffering they endured what false confessions some of them may have made under duress and the effect of the actions of some of them on their fellow prisoners tual starting date of interviews would indicate that the Allied posi tion may have been rejected During the 90day interview pe riod 22600former prisoners of the LJN and 359 prisoners captured by the 23 Americans o be questioned by their original side There are these main points of conflict between the Allied and Communist views 1 The Communists insist on interviews with individual prison ers theAllies demand groups of 25 2 The U N Command wants he prisoner lo havethe right to refuse to listen to the explana ions the Communists demand that all prisoners listen The Allies object to individual interviews in the belief that a pris oner appearing before Red ex plainers might be intimidated by hrcat oC reprisal and other means YOU CAN BUY IT in the 30s when Harold Jokes was public works administrator he bought this 1904 Cadillac for to be part of an exhibit showing highway progress The government has stored it carefully for years and now has decided to sell it asking sealed bids from any and all comers Fired From U N f Inactive Minister Will Not Reveal Red Ties NEW YORK discharged United Nations employe who said he was an inactive minister of the Episcopal Church declined Friday to tell the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee whether he was or ever had been a Commu nist The witness Frank CBancroft 48 of Flushing Queens N Y was fired from his post after he refused to an swer questions in a loyalty probe last year Mrs Julia Older Bazer 48 dis missed as a a year docu ments control officer at the UN for the same reason refused to tell the subcommittee whether she spent three years in Moscow or whether she roomed there with Anna Louise Slrong a wriler Baneroil idenlified himself as gulf coast director of the United Seamens Service a World War II organization He declined to say whether he had an assignment to push the Communist party pro gram among seamen and in American universities Bancroft a former editor in the U N Department of Conferences and General Services said he par ticipated in Ihe Easter communion in the cathedral at New Orleans in 1945 or 194G About The Weather Mason City Fair and continued cool Iowa Saturday mostly fair warm er west Minnesota Saturday mostly fair and warmer GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 55 Minimum 47 At 8 am 50 Prccipitalion 18 YE All AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 43 ongregational Church Parley Is Held Here Mason Citys Fjrst Congreg tional church played host Fridaj to Jay members and pastors fron some 15 communities in the Norll oentral Associalion of Congrcga ionalChristian churches Highlights on the days program vcre talks by Dr Woffprd C Tim mons of New York City director of evangelism for the denomination Ir and Mrs Carl Bille newly ionic from an extended tour of duty among the Ovimbundu tribes men of Angola Africa and reports y Supt Jutlson Ficbiger and the Andrew Craig of the state ieadquarlers in Grinncli Communities Communities belonging to the association and mosl of them Friday are Algona Bassetl Brill Buffalo Center Ihapin Charles City Clear Lake lolwell Forest City Ionia Mason Hy Nashua Little Brown Church New Hampton Orchard Osagc Rockwell and RiccviM Presiding at both the forenoon md afternoon sessions as well as at a brief luncheon program in the church dining hall was Carl Hous er of Charles City The noon pro ram included a pair of Irumpel iolos by Allen Dean and a hum orous reading by the Rev Floyd Bryan of Forest City Following the address by Dr Timmons in the early forenoon on he subject of Putting the Wit in Witness the delegates turned o i group of four seminar meetings Evangelism and devotional life stewardship and missionary edu cation Christian educationand So cial action were the subjects dealt with Seminar Aspect The Hcv Donald Chapman of New Hampton directed the semi nar aspect of the conference with he Hcv Elmer Johnson of Brill Ed Day of Clear Lake Harold Pul ncy of Charles Cily and Homer oak of Osagc presiding over the ndi virtual meetings The afternoon session was opened with a soprano solo by Mrs B Raymond Wcston Dry Bones vas the subject of Mrs DiHes pre sentation and Dr Dille talked on Helping Lift the Load The business meeting included reports by the resolutions commit ee the ministerial standing com mittee and the departments Mrs Slmcr Hass of Forest City pre sided over n meeting of women Herman Al Knudson of Clear akc directed a meeting of men The Communion service which constituted the final item on Ihe lays program was presided over by the host pastor the Kev Peter J Janscn Wircpholo PUBLISHER SLAIN Douglas De Vorss 52 nationally known publisher of metaphysical litera ture was shot and killed Friday in his Los Angeles office Hours later Henry Kruse 53 Minne apolis postal clerk and estranged husband of De VorsV housekeep er surrendered to police JAP SHELL EXPLODES MANILA Wl The explosion of wo Japanese shells Friday killed ive Filipino laborers US Exerts Pressure on Korea Parley WASHINGTON UP Many US authorities were applying jressure behind the scenes Friday o get the Allies to take a tougher1 stand in the wrangle with the Communists over makeup of the Korean peace conference Some experts believe the Allies already have made so many con dilatory gestures that the Reds have been getting the best of the prcconfcrence jockeying The central issue in tho dispute is Ihe Communist demand and the Allied refusal to make the con ference a roundtable rather than twosided affair by inviting neu tral nalions lo participate In a shift of tactics this week the United States announced that the Allies would be willing to dis cuss the issue at once in direct talks wilh Ihe Chinese and North Korean Communists Purpose of the action ftas in fjuestion because the United States has been arguing that the presence of neulrals not only would he uti wise bul an outright violation of the truce agreement which called for a twosided conference Peaceful Italian Strike Is ROME 24hour general strike by moro than five million workers ended peacefully Friday Heavy industry throughout thfj country was crippled by the strike of Communist and nonCommunist unions It was one of the best organized and most orderly strikes since war No arrest or violence wasre ported I
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