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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I H I 0 R f HOME EDITION Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Ccotj a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 4 1953 Safety Lies in HBombs No Attempt to Halt Mass Escape India This Iapcr ol Two Declares Striking Longshoremen Return to Jobs After Government Injunction Is Obtained Road Foreman Killed by Car Dies Just North of Sheffield HAMPTONOllie C Miller 64 Hampton maintenance foreman o theIowa Highway Commission of fice here was instantlykilled Mon day at 8 pm when struck by car on Highway 65 just north o Sheffield The accident occurrec onefifth of a mile south of the Cerro GordoFranklin County line Sheriff Lee Lemke said Miller was looking after flares at a barricade set up across the high way which was under repair The driver of the northbound car was John Hayes 40 a sales man for the GibbsCook Equip ment Co of Mason City whose home is at Clear Lake Hayes told officers he was going about 50to 60 miles an hour when Miller ran across the road aheai ofhim Dr John Martin Franklin County coroner said the body was carried 190 feet along the highway The car remained on the highway but was turned completely around The body wastaken to the Greenfield F u h era Home at Hampton An inquest was planned Hayeswas not held Miller is survived by his wife a son and a daughter No arrange ments had been made for the 7 7 More in Midwest Are Arrested by US WASHINGTON UP Alty Gen Brownell Tuesday announced the arrest of seven more alleged Com munist officials on charges of con spiring to advocate violent over throw of the government The pickups we r e made at Cleveland Lorain and Steuben ville Ohio Newark NJ and New York City In addition the announcement said a detainer had been placed against another party functionary now serving time in the Ohio State Penitentiary for fictitious car reg istration All of those involved were de scribed as now holding or having held positions in the Communist Party apparatus in the Midwest All were charged under the Smith Act with conspiracy to ad vocate the violent overthrow of the United States government The new move represents a con tinued effort to set into custody secondstring leaders of the party for prosecution similar to that which resulted in prison sentences forthe 11 top leaders of the party in 1949 To date a total 98 parly offi cials have been arrested or de tained beginning with the arrest of the 11 in 1948 FIRST WarVenToses in the robes of Hie Chief Justice of the Supreme Court after presided at the courts opening session Slogan for Ghest Drive Announced Your Red Feather Gift Doesnt Cost It Pays That is the slogan for the 195 campaign of the Mason City Com riuhity Chest It was picked from more than 100 submittedinthe Septi22 to Oct3 contest arid won or Mrs A R Eller 209 Tennessee a savings bond In making their decision the udges said they considered brev ty identification with the Chest nd application to the Red Feather ealth welfare and group work gencies They summarized their decision Eight Words Mrs Ellers entry contains only ight words the same number as here are agencies in the Chest it ses the words Red Feather the ymbol of the doer of good deeds ince the Dark Ages and now the egistered trademark of Commu HyChests all over the country rid the thought content in It Pays nderscorcs the huge dividends hich are returned tothe commu ity in better health improved ng and a low incidence of juvenile elinquency 1000 Volunteers Mason City will be hearing and eeing a lot of Your Red Feather ift Doesnt Cost It Pays in he next two weeks as more than 000 campaign volunteers call upon heir friends and neighbors in be alf of the 8 Red Feather agencies Scouts Girl Scouts Family ervice Inc public Health Nurs ng Association Salvation Army oys department of the YMCA iris department of the YWCA and heUSD The 1953 campaign goal is hich is more than was aised in 1952 NEW YORK went back to work on New York docks bright and early Tuesday in compliance with a court order hailing their no contract no ork strike in East Coast ports In hiring shakeups at several piers several hundred members of both the International Long shoremens Assn which was re cently evicted from the AFL and members of a new rival AFL un ion reported for duty speedily and without incident No Mixed Work There were no mixed work gangs however for the rival un ions control workers at different piers The court order issued Mon day night enjoining further strike activity for 10 days under Taft Hartley Law provisions left un settled1 the basic jurisdictional dis pute between the ILA and the new AFL organization and there have been indications of further work ioppages in the interunion strug G Earlier in the day tug boat crews who had struck in sympathy with the ILA work stoppage had re orted for duty and started moving n ships which had been forced to anchor in the harbor during the fiveday tieup which cost an esti mated million dollars in New York Orders Injunction President Eisenhower Monday ordered the Justice Department to eek a TaftHartley injunction Asst Atty Gen Warren Burger flew to New York with a petition and Federal Judge Edward feld ordered a 10day halt in the strike to prevent and rreparable injury to the national velfare He set next Tuesday for a ormal hearing at which he is ex Jecled to extend his order to the ull 80day period permitted under TaftHartley Directed Return Weinfelds order quickly was erved on Patrick J Connolly ILA xecutive vice president and he lirected the return to work of an slimatcd 50000 to 60000 ILA dock DEATH is the wreckage in which Arthur S Jorgens6n of Chicago Monday in a cartruck accident a mile anda half south ofGreene According to authorities Jorgenson crashed into a truck driven bv Rov VAhart of Marble Rock f y rs from Portland lampton Roads Va Maine to ILAs strike followed failure f the union and the New York hipping Assn representing 170 hipping and stevedoring com anies to agree on a new con ract The ILA asked a wagewel are package of 13 cents an hour The employers offered an cents ackage The present basic rate s an hour Margaret Oxley Contracts Polio Margaret 321 3rd N V has been taken by ambulance o University Hospitals Iowa City or treatment of polio her physi ian said Tuesday Miss Oxley daughter of Glen xley Convith is employed in Ma on City She became ill Monday oon and a few hours later the hysician diagnosed her illness as olio She was not paralyzed Another Mason City polio victim Francis Holland 24 1225 irginia NE was discharged Sat rday from the Iowa City hospital nd returned home She had con ractcd the disease last summer HEADS CHIROPRACTORS DES MOINES VF The Iowa Chiropractors Assn has elected r L R Boyce Chariton presi ent Dont Gamble Dont gamble wilh fire in your home or on the jobthe odds are against you Most fires are caused by neglect carelessness or just plain stupidity jCeep alive by obeying a few simpla rules Dont smoke in bed Dont overload your wiring system 3ont use flammable cleaning fluids Dont leave junk in attics and Msemcnts and Dont let children y with matches HELP SPARKY THI DOO PREVfNT FIRES I Published as a public service in operation with The Advertising Council Denies Word of Youngster by Kidnapers KANSAS CITY a voice strained with emotion a spokes man for the wealthy parents of Bobby Grecnlease Tuesday said therehadbeen absolutely nocon tact with the kidnapers of the 6 yearold boy Stewart Johnson close friend of the family appeared at the door of the Greenlease mansion and told newsmen shortly before 11 No Answer to Blast by Clark PANMUNJOM WJ The senior Indian officer in Korea said Tues day that Indian troops would nol attempt to halt a mass breakout of antiCommunist war prisoners because of the terrible slaughter that would follow Lt Gen K S Thimayya made the statement at a news conference even as thousands jammed streets in the South Korean capital of Seoul in a demonstration against Indians guarding POWs who have refused to go home It also came amid renewed threats by South Korean leaders to drive out the they denounce as proCommunist Not Concerned Thimayya said We are not con cerned if South Korea threatens us because we have the huge UN Command and Communist forces at our disposal He said the UN Command was responsible for preventing South Korean troops from entering the neutral zone to attack Indian forces sources in New Del hi the Indian capital echoed Thi mayyas statement that the Allies would he responsible for halting any South Korean attack It is the responsibility of both the Communist and UN com mands to enable the Korean repa triation comnussion to fulfill its duties the sources said So if there is any threat it is for thecommand concerned in this case the United slop it No Comment Thimayya did not comment on a letter sent to him Tuesday by Gen Mark W Clark in which the retiring Far East commander said the United Nations will not waiver Conditions for Peace Are Listed President Talks at Church Parley ATLANTIC CITY NJ UP President Eisenhower solemnly facing a religious group said Tues day the United States has no choice but to build a huge atomic and hydrogen weapons stockpile to dis courage any Russian ideavof start ing World War Administration sources said Mr Eisenhowers speech was the first in the operation candor cam paign to alert the American people to the dangers posed by Eussian oossession of the Abomb and H bomb They said the administra tion has about ruled out a con templated plan for the President to take up the awesome subject in a series of radio and television speeches Instead they said the matter likely will be developed in a series of speeches to selected audiences such as Tuesdays Speech to Women In a speech prepared for delivery to the United Church Women of the National Council Churches I of Christ Mr Eisenhower said ap plication oE atomic and hydrogen power to armament is the most extraordinary physical develop I ment of our time But with Russia compelled by its world domination WASHINGTON flP Secretary of State John Foster he declared the epochal new pow Dulles said Tuesday the United States is considering a poser Sources cannot yet be made sible nonraggression pact with Russia as one of a varietyof rslvely toserve advance ways to ease world i Ui menthol man and happi States AFTER THIS SHAKE AROUND THE dent Eisenhower gives Vice President Richard M Nixon a handshake and a smile over the big globe in the White House At midnight Monday Nixon and his wife1 began their around the world trip byair Nixon will visitthe bar kast as an official representative of Eisenhowe US Considering Red Pact to Ease Tension a m There has been no contact with a gobetween There has been no nothing Johnsons eyes were filled with tears His voice broke as he said Door Is Open The door is open to have little Bobby returned Reports a contact has been made with the kidnapers are absolutely untrue It was the first time since Mon day morning that the family has said anything beyond no com ment Earlier in the day Paul Green lease an adopted son said there had been no developments At that time Greenlease appeared lired andworried A missing spokesman at the home had aroused speculation a break might come any time in the mnedayoJd case The spokesman Robert Ledler man of Tulsa hasnt been seen at the home of the 71yearold father Robert C Greenlease since early Sunday morning Other associates of the family have met all queries about Ledterman with the state ment that he was resting and couldnt be disturbed More Mystery Stirring more mystery about the quiet efforts of the family to get their son back was a visit to the home Monday night by President Eisenhowers bankerbrother Arthur B Eisenhower spent 15 minutes at the home As he left he told newsmen he could give them no information from the principle of freedom of choice for the 23000 antiCommu nist prisoners in Indian custody Clark said the UN had shed blood to win that right and will not compromise Clark who turns over his com mand Wednesday to Gen John E Hull accused the five nation Re He said this1government f working with a great sense o urgency on the entire question realizing that the stakes are greal rAII About Get Out SEOUL W The chairman of South Koreas National Assem bly P H Shinickey Tuesday called India fhe common enemy of the freedomloving people and tofd tfie Indians to get out of Korea Shinickeys bitter attack fol lowed the killing of three anti Communist Korean and Chinese prisoners by Indian guards who broke up two demonstrations last week The Indians are guarding war prisoners who have refused to go home pending a final decision on their fate Thousands of Koreans staged an antiIndian demonstration in Seoul Thursday demanding the Immediate withdrawal of Indian custodial forces from Korea patriation Commission of which India is working on the false idea that the reluctant prisoners actually desire repa 4 j f triation Sees Start Thimayya said it was highly likely that the longdelayed inter viewing of the balky POWs would begin next Tuesday Allied and Communist teams were to begin meeting Sept 26 with the prisoners in an attempt to persuade them to return home But a dispute over facilitiesfor the interviews forced postpone ment Thimayya said The Weather City Fair and cooler Iowa Wednesday fair and a little warmer Low Tuesday night near 30 northeast MinnetoU Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 71 Minimum 37 At 8 a m 33 YEAR AGO tions could begin as soon as the UN Command finished temporary interview booths demanded by the Communists The UNC said the job would take about seven days Thimayya answered dozens of questionsfired by both Allied and Communist newsmen in a news conference at his headquarters in the demilitarized zone near Pan munjonv i Maximum Minimum 45 22 TRIAL CONTINUES FORT DODGE federal court trial of John Everett Jensen Fort charged with selling whisky as a wholesaler without a federal tax stamp continued here Tuesday cr now than ever before in history Danger Increases Dulles said as the danger in creases it becomes more neccs ary than ever to try to probe Rus sian capabilities and intentions The idea of nonaggression guar antees is now centered primarily on the problem of West German rearmament but Dulles said the United Stales might be willing to extend assurances also lo cover Korea and Austria because Com munist and nonCommunist forces arc in close proximity there Senate Republican leader Wil liam F Knowland put the admin istration on notice Monday that it might face trouble if it tried to negotiate a nonaggression pact with Russia before elections arc held in Iron Curtain satellite countries Doom People Knowland said any contrary course would doom the people of those nations to slavery under the Kremlin masters Dulles emphasized several limes that the idea a nonaggression pact is only one of several means under consideration He centered his remarks on non aggression guarantees on Ger many where prospects are bright er for approval the European Defense Community plan envision ing West German rearmament He said non aggression assurances might be given in regard to Ger many even though the United Na tions charter calls on all signa tories to refrain from thethreat or use of force against Wcmfs Meeting With U S Reds UNITED NATIONS N Y Uft An influential UN diplomat has the explanasuggested privately that the United States and Communist China hold facetoface talks seeking lo work out their differences over who should attend the Korean political conference While making no formal propo sal this was close ly Connected with arranging the Korean the two coun tries could thresh out the problem when and if their representatives meet to discuss details of time and place for the conference Chief U S DelegateHenry Ca bet Lodge Jr has offered on be half of the U S government to send an American representative to talk over these points with the Rules Red Tag fs Slanderous TALLAHASSEE FJa Thej Florida Supreme Court ruled Tuesday thatcalling a man a Communist in public is slanderous iccauseit charges him with havi ng a loathesome state of mind be The Supreme Court overruled y ark threats or glittering slo the of Circuit Court Judge narics A Luckie in dismissing at mm inuiijiauimg me jimi ander suit brought by Gregory tary might for reasonable security CT fr TAnnn n i r I nfi nam pH flioco c A terms the paramount alternatives lot our waror ever advancingiri peace prosperity through the cooper jatiye efforts ofats people Not Suddenly The President said a just and peace could not ba by force by noryct be won nko of Jacksonville 9 these among the NJ Ol JaCKSOnVlUe mi3c oo tujiuug Beach against J L Gavagan The grand labors to be performed for rniirt tnpflCP4 court reinstated the suit Joopancnko charged he was slandered when Gavagan said of him at a public meeting Dont let that man speak I know him and he is a Communist SAME peace We must seek to know and re spond to the legitimate aspirations and hopes of all peoples We must arrange trade systems that will provide each with the necessaries of life and opportunity for selfadvancement We must seek to understand and resolve ageold prejudices ambitions and hatreds that scar great parts of the whole world Wo must provide machinery and techniques to that peaceful communication and mu tual confidence which alone can finally lift the burden of arms from the backs of men Back in Mason City Tofte Warns Against Slack in Preparedness After serving with the US forces abroad throughout most of the Korean conflict Hans V Tofte is back m Mason City with a warning for his neighbors On a background of information and knowledge of the Communists probably second to none this is his warning Our enemies They are planning and scheming and working day and night seven days a week around the clock to bring about our and ultimate destruction I believe they will attack us the moment they are convinced that the balance strength and mili tary striking power has shifted to a Reds The Communists so far have ignored he offer point where they have a reasonable chance of success using the ele ment of surprise tothe utmost No signatures on any papersor treaties will alter this They re spect international agreements even less than they respect truth or human life Us Our enemies hate MS lo a degree that we find difficult to appreciate or understand Tofte told a Globe Gazette reporter Because t we would rather regard them as uriends except for a few individual leaders we cannot understand the hatred of the Communist for the democracies They follow one course of ac tion with a peculiar and terrifying tenacity of purpose aimed at dis rupting the American way of life and the ultimate destruction of United States Tofte declared The United States has many friends as It has many enemies however And at times they are equally annoying he added with a twinkle although for different reasons Vital Importance It is of vital importance to us to muster every friend we can any where in the world he emphaaized Fortunately there
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