Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home I DN GITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LtX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copyl MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 8 1953 Tills Paper ol Two Ono Possibly No 3rd Person No 311 in Kid Upsets Speculation on Stassen napmg Ike Names Mitchell New Secretary of Labor DlllleftiVi BULLETIN WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Thursday announced toe designation of James P Mitchell assistant secretary of Army for manpower to be the new secretary of labor Earlier it had been officially that Harold Stassen would replace Martin Durkin in post Stassen was a candidate for Re publican presidential nomination in 19444852 He became the young est governor in the United States by choice of Minnesota voters in 1938 resigning in his third term for wartime naval service Stassen is 46 His present job as director of the Foreign Operations Administra tion which channels United States aid abroad is neariug an end FOA is tabbed to go out of busi ness June 30 1954 Enough top members of Congress have an nounced their determination to stop the flow of economic aid funds lo enable the agency confidently to begin now lo plan for its own funeral Like Chief Justice Earl Warren a political debt owed by Mr Eisen hower is among Stassens substan tial qualifications for a Cabinet job The 28vole Minnesota delegation split 19 for Stassen and nine for Mr Eisenhower on the first and decisive presidential ballot July 11 1952 at the Republican Na if was Minnesotas switch of Stassens 19 votes that put the general over and the switch was part of a deal made some hours earlier to the effect that Mr Eisen hower would get the votes if Stas sens feeble chance flickered out Political writers predicted then that Stassen would have a fat arid prominent spot in the Republican administration were elected tional Convention There was considerable opposi tion from the conservative wing of the parly to any reward to Stas sen He was far removed from the lateSen Robert A Taft whose friends never forgave the young man from Minnesota for barging into Ohio in 1948 to contest Taft in a presidential primary if Mr Eisenhower As FOA director Stassen has sat with the Cabinet and the National Security Council r w rf the street Ablaze started Wednesday afternoon when a student dropped a bottle of ether An So to the ventilating system and ther to thVrobf in Pottle of fiber Starts Costly Blaze IOWA CITY WAn explosion in a chemistry laboratory and the re seriously injured a University of Iowa graduate stu dent brought lesser Burns to three other persons Wednesday Joseph J Rackis31 of Somers ville Conn remained in Univer sity Hospitals Thursday for treat ment of severe burns he suffered in the blast Also hospitalized was Associate Prof George Kalmtsky 36 who was burned trying lo put out the flames His condition was reported as good ProfReinhold Benesch and another graduate student James RGiilelle 25 of Iowa City released after treatment of luperficialburns Damige A preliminary estimate of 000 damage was given by R J Phillips superintendent of main tenance afld operation at the uni versity The blast occurred in the De partment of BioChemistry depart ment instructors said when Rack is dropped a bottle of ether The flames whooshed quickly in to a ventilator designed lo expel fumes from chemical experiments They also enveloped Rackis face and arms Theother persons were burned in tryingHo extinguish the fire Sprtadt Rapidly From the ventilator firemen said the fire spread rapidly be tween the ceiling and the roof then burst through the roof At the height of the blaze a column of smoke rolied as much as 100 feet in the air interspersed with flashes of flame as chemical vapors ex ploded Prof Henry B Bullhead of the Department of BioChemistry said the fire spreadrapidly because of construction of the ventilator hoods permitted the flames to between the roofand the ceiling Iveseen other ether fires Bull said and theyve burned out This one would have loo if it had sol spread into the ventilatingsys US Britain GiveCity Port of Trieste to Italy LONDON United States and Britain have de cided to turn the city and port of Trieste over to Italian ad minisfrajbion This was reported here Thursday by diplomatic officials and confirmed an announcement by the French Foreign Ministry The French said the step was taken after consul tations with them London sources saidUS occupation troops will be tl Routine Flight MEADV1LLE Pa Morohovich 38 of nearby Conne aut Lake and FrancisConfer31 of Adamsville tookoff intheir fourseater airplane Wednesday for a routine flight Then Morohovich heard a loud snap and discovered his landing gear had broken and was dangling under the fuselage Makinga lasso out of two safely belts he leaned far out of the plane snagged the gear and liedit to a strut while Confer piloted the plane with one hand and held the other mans legs with the other Morohovich controls and landed the ship withdrawn The United States and Britain SANTA MONICA Calif gel Bruce 58 veteran actor of stage and screen who was best known for his portrayal of Dr Watson in the Sherlock Hoimcs movie series died Thursday in SI Johns hospital have occupied Zone A of the Trieste Free Territory including the city and port since World War II Yugoslavia occupies the remainder of the area known as Zone B Firm Belief The British and American troops will be withdrawn the announce ment of the decision said It isthe firm belief of the two governments that this step will contribute to stabilizationof a situ ation which has disturbed the HaloYugoslav relations during re cent years the SlateDepartment said They trust that it will provide the basis for friendly and fruitful cooperation between Italy and Yugoslavia which is as important to the securily of Western Europe as it is lo Ihe two countries con cerned liltle cooler Friday DeeUlon Sent Friday A State Department spokesman Mostly fair Friday Watson in Movies Dies in California ON PAROLE DES MOINES Slate Pa role Board has released Robert Shirley 28 from the Anamosa Re formatory on parole About The Weather Mason City Parlly cloudy and a said the AmericanBritish decision has been communicated 4o both he Italian and Yugoslav govern GlobeGazetle weather data up to 8 am Thursday nients He declined lo report what reaction came from Marshal Titos government which can be ex reeled to oppose the transfer lo Italy Maximum Minimum Al 8am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 63 42 49 49 29 SINGER DIES LONDON Ferrier 41 renowned British conlrallo died Thursday Action Is Denounced Britain Rushes More Soldiers to Guiana GEORGETOWN British Guiana rushed re inforcements by air to tliis uneasy colony Thursday as sea borne troops were believed disembarking here under tight military secrecy The small group of Europeans in British Guiana wel omed the arrival of three troopcrurying British warships but leftist Prime Minister Cheddi Jagan assailed the show of force But Still Hunt for Fugitive 2 Iowa Cities Involved in Search KANSAS CITY WThe possibil ity an exconvict and his girl friend both under arrest carried out the kidnapslaying of Gyearold Bobby Greenlcase by themselves grew Thursday as be FBI kept a closelipped silence in lie hunt for a second exconvict Carl Austin Hall 3l and his friend Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady 41 both have admitted partici pating in the kidnaping but say they didnt kill the child of wealthy 71yearold Robert C Greenlcase pioneer automobile dealer here A widespread search is on for Thomas John Marsh 37 who like Hall has served time in the Mis souri Stale Prison Marsh Indians Say U N Trying to Stall Talks Demand Thjat They Up Building SEOUL Neufral Nation domhiission THursaav accused the Allies of trying lo stal away more ot the dwindling 90daj period allotted foe interviews will 3000 war prisoners who refuse to to their home lands The NNRC told the UNC pointed y that the Reds offered to take only four days to build an explana ion center which the Allies esti mated would require a month Truceterms specify that the ex planation period end Christmas Dve The construction of a satisfactory ixplanalion center has delayed Prods Reds WASHINGTON Iff The Unit ed States sharply prodded Red China and North Korea Thursday to say whether and when they will be prepared to enter a po litical conference on Korea A message dispatched through the Swedish government told the Reds that an early reply from both is imperative if the con ference recommended in the Ko rean armistice agreement is to take place in the time set in the armistice agreement tart of persuasion attempts since sept 26 and apparently is the nly remaining obstacle Rejects Charge Another Indian letter rejected he Allied charge that the commis ion was operating on the theory hat most of the prisoners actual desire repatriation The Indian chairman of the fivc atipn commission LtGen K S 1himayya said lhe commission ad kept an open mind and is etermined to gain for thcpris ncrs complete freedom of choice or coercion He also notedthat the 117 cap ves who have already changed icir minds indicate that not all of he 22600 Red POWs want to re use repatriation He said none of the prisoners in he camp dared openly to ask or repatriation for fear of repris 1s from othercaptives No Reference Neither of the Indian statements eferred to a growing nervousness ver South Korean demonstrations nd actions aimed at the Indian ustodial force About 1000 Chinese civilians emonstrated Thursdayin Seouli emariding thewithdrawal of in ian troops from Korea and brand ng as Indian treat ment of the captives Earlier Thimayya s a id the oulh Korean actions were de named by Hall as the killer and accomplice in the kidnaping At St Louis where Hall Mrs Heady arc held Police Board Pres ident J A Long said police there werent certain there was a third party Turn of Events This turn of events brought this question What has happened to the 000 ransom money still unfound Only about of the paid by Grecnlease in vain to try to get his boy was found in suit cases in the possession of Hall There were indications FBI agents at many points were co operating with local authorities in the lookout for Marsh but no na tionwide search had been issued by it so far as could be learned Meantime two Iowa towns par ticipated in the search for Marsh Reports from Ankeny and Cedar Rapids told of suspicious acts and a man resembling the fugitive In Cedar Rapids a filling station attendant told police an extremely nervous motorist stopped for gas about 3 am and drove off without waiting for his change The attendant said the motorist indicated he was going to Minne apolis He was driving ablack Chevrolet sedan There were no license plates on the car and the attendant The airborne troops men of the Iloyal WelshFusiliers eft the West Indies island of Ja maica at midnight for Gcoigelown aboaid five chartered aulmers Other members of the Jamaica arnson sailed earlier on the hree warships which arrived off the capital city Wednesday Aecutes Governor Jagan accused the governor o Ihc colony Savage o calling for IhenFooiis without con suiting his elected ministers The responsibility for whatever may happen is entirely that of the governor and those who Ijave ad vised him the fiery leader of the eoples Progicssive party told the olonys House of Assembly The PPP uluch holds 18 of the Assemblys 24 scats is demanding ieater sclfgoveinmenl and a rimming of the governors p6wers British authorities have accused arty leaders of Communist in rigues and have warned that at empts might be made lo set up Communist state Denies Plotting In his speech to the Assembly owever Jagan denied that the arty was plotting against the es ablished rule No action on the art of the majority party he sserted has indicated it intends get its just demands by other ban constitutional means The government took extra pre autions against disorders Wed esday night as authorities veiled reported troop disembarkation THOMAS MARSH MRS BONNIE HEADY HALL Fire on Farm Near Orchard r Takes Life of Infant Girl CHARLES A farm firenear Orchard took the life of a 10monthold baby Thursday and brought burns to her parents and brother Karen Krugler daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Krugler died of burns shortly after herarrival at a hospital Her parents were burned in their efforts to rescue Karen and her brother They been awakened by the flames and jumped from a bedroom win dow then returned to the house to remove the children The father and his ehind a tight curtain of secrecy Britain has charged that the ommunist movement in the col ny is run by Jagans USborn the former Janet Rosenberg he is executive secretary of the PP In Gary Ind however Mrs agans brother declared the Brit sh are trying to pin the Commu ist label on her because she has een fighting for the underdog Youths furnish Saws to Prisoners ROCK ISLAND 111 Ml Two oung Davenport residents arc be ig held here on charges of slip ing hack saw blades to prisoners n the county jail Rock Island County Sheriff Mor is E MuhJeman said Betty Joan ell 21 arid Richard Dale Moel r 18 both of Davenport had gned statements admitting they urnished the blades to the pris nefs Muhleman said Miss Bell and ocllcr tied the blades on to a ring which the prisoners dropped a third floor window thus en sling the prisoners to pull the lades into the jail Aplanned escape by at least six risoncrs however was heriff Muhleman said after a ourdayshakedown of the jail ells and son Larry 3 were hospitalized in Charles City Larry has third degree burns on his face and arms and the fa ther has second degree burns on face and arms The mother was treated for cuts and burns and released The children were in a bedroom oil theopposite side ot the house from the parents Mr and Mrs Krugler entered the childrens bed room window but had difficulty lo cating the children due to the dense smoke and intense heat Lit tle Karen who was in her baby bed wasthe last to be located Fire Chief RoyBierum of Osagc said the house had been levelled by the flames by the time firemen could arrive He estimated the loss at lo Nothing was saved The fire was believed to have been caused by a faulty stove Wraps Still on Secret Weapons ABERDEEN Md Army look Ihe wrapsoff some of its hitherto secret equipment Thurs day in a display at the Aberdeen Proving Ground but a number of atomic age guns and gadgets were conspicuously absent Ordnance Hems on view ranged from1 the latest in protective body armor to the new 280 millimeter alomic cannon set up to fire a conventional shell But abiding by the terms of an order issued last spring by Sec retary of Defense Wilson the Army made no effort to display such items as the new Nike anti aircraft guided missile the On tos carrier for antiaircraft wea pons or the new T43 heavy lank The Wilson order prohibited for reasons of securily and economy any public demonstrations of im portant new weapons and equip ment Missouri plales lying on the car floor The attendant said he didnt get a good look at the motoristsface Late Wednesday a tavern own ers wife at a small town near DCS Moincs said a man an swering Marshs description was in thetavern three times during the afternoon She said he asked for a newspaper each time he came in and remarked he used to drive trucks for Greenleasc Later when she saw a picture in the newspaper the woman said she realized the man resembled Marsh All Ihe FBI here would say is that Iheic has been no federal complaint issued against Marsh The U S diblnct altoineys otfice said it had no comment at Ihis tage beyond saying it was in the niddle of the investigation Meanwhile at St4 Joseph Mo 5 miles north ot here FBI men vere reported minutely cxamm mg the yard andhome ot Mrs Heady Twenty FBI agents were report ed even sitthjg garbage taken from the hdnicin weeks The childs body was dag Wednesday fiooi a shallow grave in Headys arfir she and hei boy friend Hall were airested at St for the kid aping The ariests followed nent of a record ransom y the boys wealthy parents Key Points Shrouded Scveial key points in the case ere shrouded with uncertainly WJiit had happened to the 300 000 of ransom money missing Mall told St Louis police he planned the ransom payment alone after Marsh killed the boy a few hours after the kidnaping Sept 28 and disappeared There was speculation here that Marsh himself may have been killed FBI agents were reported lo havefound an ax at the Heady home It was covered with a sub stance resembling blood Also found at Ihe home was a long han dled shovel Ihe kind used by grave diggers and sewer and trench workers It was new but has soma particles of dirt on it REFRESHER COURSE OMAHA UP More than 30 police officers from Nebraska and Iowa were on hand Wednesday for the annual refresher meeting for graduates of Ihe FBI Academy here SAME DATE1952424 BLACK FLAG MEANS THAKFIO DEATH IAST it HOURS gned lo prisoners c reminded the UNC of Us re ponsibility to protect the Indian amp in the buffer zone f FINANCIAL BACKING CHEROKEE VPi The federal government will provide financial backing for 150 houses to be erected by private builders at Sioux City for flood disaster vic tims US Sen Guy M Gillette says Ryburn Is Chosen County PMA Chief Ccrro Gordo County had a new PMA chairman Wednesday evening and an office manager is lo be hired tohandle the fulltime job as head of the office J Monroe Ryburn Rockwell was chosen chairman by the county committee to succeed Elmer W Krause Nora Springs whore signed at the request of the state committee the good of the program and the farmers of the county Ryburn previously was vice chairman Succeeding him is the third member Harold Andercgg Dougherty and the firsl alternate Howard Neison Mason City moved up to third member Required Reports Failure over a long period of time to submit required reports to the state office and more im mediately failure to handle ef ficiently this years corn storage program were the specific reasons givenby Ihe stale coriimillccfor asking Krauses resignation They were reporlcd by Dwight W Meyer Odcboll chairman of Ihe state commillcc and Robert If Loll Albia a member both of whom spent Tuesday evening and all day Wednesday in Mason City The third committee member Ed Gibbs LaMottc is attending a U S Agriculture meeting in Chicago they said Their actionfollowed interviews with 15 lownship delegates and other leading farmers of the coun ty Meyer reported Their action was based on complaints received previously from farmers of the county it was explained Corn for Sealing Most of the coniplaints involved the failure of the Ccrro Gordft PMA f
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.