Thursday, October 29, 1953

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press FullLease Wires Seven Cents a Copy A THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 1953 All Republican Candidates Get Backing of Ike This Paper Consols of Two Section One No 17 White House said Thursday favors the election of candidates i unning tor oifice on the Republican ticketand that goe for Paul T roast candidate for governor of New Jersey ihis came from Presidential Press Secretary James C Jiagerty m elaboration on a discussion of politics at Eisen howers news conference Wednesday Hagerty said he has received numerous inquiries from newsmen as to whether hower was taking a slap Wed nesday at Troast or other party candidates DidtVt Know Fay The President was asked Wed nesday whether at the time his picture was taken with Troast in New Jersey recently he was aware that Troast had asked Gov Thorn Prominent Rancher on Trial for Life BLOOMFIELD UB M Mayer 56 of Santa Fe one of New Mexicos leading citizens was called to trial here Thursday in the pistol slaying last May 2 of John C Wisdom 51 Iowa livestock dealer Mayer who has been prominen free on bond after pleading inno cent returned here several days ago to await trial With him is his wife Mrs Kathering Peaches Mayer member of the New Mexico Republican State Central Commit tee Mayer went to New Mexico for his health after being wounded gassedand buried by a bomb ex plosion in France during World War I S o n of Isaac Mayer a member of the widely known Chi cago law firm of Mayer Mayer Austrian and Platt Mayer became a leading rancher and public citi zen He served as chairman of the police committee of the Santa Fe city council from 194246 and sub secuiently was named to the New Mexico Economic Development Commission now blank whether Eisenhower uw knows all about Fay But he de clared You can understand Eng May Dillon Take Stand SPENCER fl Emmett Dillon Sioux City tavern operator on trial for murder in the hotel room clay ing of his wife may take the stand Thursday to testify in his own de fense his attorney says Frank Margolin attorney for Dillon said at the close of court Wednesday his client may tell his version of events leading up to and following the death of his wife Dillon is accused of strangling his wife Wanda after finding her in bed in a hotel room here with Cecil Stockburger Hinton hardware merchant early in the morning of Aug 2 The defense started presenting its case Wednesday afternoon after the state had rested Chester Yeaman Sioux City at torney said he met Dillon in the lobby of the Tangney Hotel a short time after his wifes death and the tavern operator definitely was not rational Hilton Wounded in Divorce Fight LOS ANGELES hands were raised in victory Thursday in the bitter John Wayne divorce trial but Nicky Hilton claimed a foul Im the loser in this fight de clared the former husband of Elizabeth Taylor This is ridicu lous He referred to the charge made by the movip box office king that Hilton was the other man in the Waynes stormy domestic life A peaceloving judge called a sudden halt Wednesday to the Wayne fight He granted a divorce to each party applying the so called humane principle of the California divorce law This sel dom used principle is reserved for cases where no concession is seen for either side as 13 Dewey of New York to pa role New York labor racketeer Joey Fay from prison Eisenhower replied that at that time he had never heard of Fay that he had goneto New Jersey to address group and had been asked to pose for pictures with another group This statement left unanswered the question of whether there would have been such a picture if Eisenhower had known about Fay or the letter Hagertys elaboration Thursday came in a warm exchange with Arthur Sylvester of the Newark Evening News Hagerty wouldnt say point ARTHURS SISTER Godfrey soon may be hitting the radio big time where her brother Arthur has so long been a famous name Kathy who has radio and television programs in Phoenix is being con sidered for an NBC program featuring former members of Arthurs CBS troupe Over Border Killings Balanced Economy WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower said Thursday his administration intends to create balanced but advancing econ omy and prosperity for this coun try The purpose of govern ment the President said is to understand the problems of every group in the nation but never to use its resources to favor any group Eisenhower addressed the American Forest Congress spon sored by the American Forestry Assn ish as well as I can When the President said that at that timeOie didnt know it is obvioushe knew ater GOP Concern There has been concern among some Republican candidates as to ust where Eisenhower stood with to their campaigns since he President said on Oct 21 that he wasnt going to use the presi dency as an agency in partisan elections Eisenhower seemed to be trying o allay this concern when he told us news conference Wednesday hat of course he was interested in Republican control of Congress and ndicated he might participate in he 1954 election campaign on a imited scale He gave the impression that he at least would make some speeches o lay the Republican record be ore the people feven if he doesnt campaign for individual candi dates At the same time he didnt ar a friendly word or the taking of pictures with candidates here and there CHURCH ROBBED DES MOINES U Two coffee servingsets valued at a total of are missing from the Indianola Heights Christian Church here the Rev Stanley Mahannah told police SAM DATE19SZ4M FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC MATH IN VAST 84 HOUM FREIGHT main freight artery to New England looks after an early morning derailment East Waldcn NY Rail officials said it would take at least day to tracks U S Puts Brake on Move to Rap Israel UNITED NATIONS N Y United States Thurs day put the brake onany speedy move to rebuke Israel for recent border killings in Israel and to up the number of UN watchdogs in troubled Palestine The US spokesman said British views on a which other wellinformed Western sources claimed included those been forwarded to Washington for study 19 Aboard Plane Down in Hills i SAN FRANCISCO British Commonwealth Pacific Airliner with 19 persons aboard crashed in rugged coastal hills Thursday within two minutes of its sched uled landing at San Francisco In ternational Airport after a flight from Honolulu Extent of casualties was not im mediately determined Helicopter Hovers A Coast Guard helicopter hov ering over the wreckage sent a radio call for two teams of para chute medics The DC6 inbound from Australia was last reported by the airport in a direct approach line over the coast at am It should have landed in two minutes but never arrived t Air and ground search began im mediately Nearly two hours later Hamilton Air Force Base reported ts search planes had sighted the wreckage on a hill ranch just west of the Skyline Drive about 15 air miles south of San Francisco Ground parties hurried towards the scene southwest of the town of Millbrae Left Honolulu The plane left Honolulu at Wednesday night and was due in San Francisco at am Thurs day It was late There was a good fuel reserve The San Francisco Airport the plane a slight pattern The ceiling was 1200 feet with scattered clouds Visibility was about 10 miles When the plane didnt come in he airport called the Coast Guard and trained radarinstruments to ward the approach line but noth ing could be seen There was no indication how longthe State Depart ment studywouldtake but West ern delegations indicated it would hold up introduction of any resolu tion when the Security Council meets Thursday afternoon Submit Resolution Western sources had said Britain France and t h c United States would submit a resolution to the council denouncing the armed Is raeli raid on the Jordan village of Kibya which cost 53 Arab lives They said he resolution also would call for more truce supervisors in Palestine to guard the peace along the ArabJewish borders Dispatches from London said the Big Three were considering also asking for an automatic arms em bargo against whichever side the council finds guilty of violating the truce agreements in the future The reported plan to increase the truce supervisors brought praise U S Threat WASHINGTON W Secretary of State Dulles was described Thursday as ready to penalize any Middle Eastern country which threatens to upjet the un easy JewishArab peace Informed officials said Dulles will not Hesitate to halt Ameri can economic aid for any ment which defies United Na tions moves to preserve peace in the region Washington lifted a 34day old ban on American financial help to Israel Wednesday after the new Jewish state pledged it would in the future cooperate with UN commissions trying to avert hostilities With the approval of President Eisenhower Dulles granted Is rael a 26milliondollir fund which had been blocked earlier rAll About The Weather Mason City Partly cooler Friday cloudy and Iowa Friday mostly fair and turn ing cooler Partly cloudy through Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 53 26 35 39 33 Allied Plan Doesnt Snap Peace Snarl PANMUNJOM to United Na lions and Communist looked to Washington and Peipinj Thursday for a compromise in setting up the Korean peace con ference after an allied new for mula failed to break a deadlock over neutral United States Special Ambassa dor Arthur H Dean proposed a the fourth day of preliminary talk that the issue of neutral participa tion at the peace conference be se aside and the time and place foi the main talks be discussed The North Korean and Chinese Communists ignored the new Al lied proposal apparently because they lacked authorization to dis cuss it They were believed to have applied to Peiping for guidance Answer Proposal Dean said after the 2hour and Z5minute meeting that he expect ed the Communists to answer his proposal when preliminary talk are resumed at 11 am Fridaj 8 pm CST Meanwhile there were report from Washington the United States and its 1C Korean War allies might agree to Indias attendance at the peace conference during any dis cussion on war prisoner problems Dean was informed of the re ports and of a British proposal that India be represented at the main talks as an observer Dean consented at the start of the preliminary talks to listen to Communist proposals on the make up of the conference but to discuss only time and place Irregular Basis As long as your side is com pletely Unreasonable on the maltei of determining the official agenda and wishes to proceed to substan tive discussion of items Dean said for the sake ofprogress our side is willing to proceed for a time in the interests of cooperative effort and ultimate success on this irregular basis He asked the Communists to choose between the subjects of the time or the place of the conference for discussion Friday North Korean delegate Ki Suk Bok said that the Communists resolutely hold that the politica conference should have the par ticipation of neutral nations con cerned This is the firm and unaltera ble stand of our side he North Korean said from the Arabs and sharp criticism from Israel Syrias Rafik Asha declared anything that would lead to re spect for the1 truce agreement would bewelcome Eban said such a program would be bereft of statesmanship and wisdom Discuss Entire Threat Eban declared the council was discussing the entire threat to peace in the Middle East and sug gested it would do well to appeal to both sides to respect the 1949 armistice agreements He took issue with the report of GlobeGazette weather data up MaJGen Vagn Bennike chief U to 8 am Thursday N truce supervisor that well MaYimiim c trainer Tsrapli cnlVlinfe ITI trained Israeli soldiers were in volved in the Kibya attack The Israeli delegate contended that the attack was made by civilians and pointed out that everyone living in the border settlements is as well armed as possible See End of Milk Strike NEW YORK WThe milk indus try predicted Thursday that a four day strike in the metropolitan area vas near an end and that there vill be deliveries tomorrow morn ng The strike of drivers and plant vorkers had cut off supplies to 2 million residents in the New York City area Predicting a settlement Thurs day afternoon in the wagehour dispute the spokesman said milk vas already rolling toward the city in tank trucks from through out the milkshed area in far more than a normal days supply Long distance trucks were not involved n the walkout A mediator announced the most troublesome issues had been re solved The nature of the issues resolved was not disclosed The strike has cut off fresh milk rom about 12 million persons in the New York City area and North ern New Jersey Hospitals and schools have been supplied throughout the walkout Thirteen thousand AFL tea ul sters struck 200 milk plants last Sunday over a union demand for weekly wage raise and a 35hour work week Current wages range from to for a 40 hour week The companies have offered boosts up to a week t Soldier Wife Are Held in Waukon WAUKON young soldier rom Waukon who officers said vas AWOL for the fourth time VHhm a year and his iGyearold wife were being held here Thurs day on forgery charges Harry Kessel Jr 20 and his vife Bobby were picked up in Harmony Minn Wednesday and returned here They are accused of writing and cashing false checks Allamakee County Sheriff Wil iam Hoffman said Kessel son of Mrs Harry Kessel of Waukon is stationed in California where he net and was married to his wife Jut he has been absent without eave four times since he entered he Army a little more than a year ago America Exhibits Proof of Commie Atrocities VICTIMS OF TAB JON Army released this photo in Washington Thursday and described it as some of the thousands of victims of the Taejon mas sacre in Korea during the summer of 1950 Says 6113 Americans Are Probably Dead WASHINGTON w The Army as laid before the world a luentcd indictment of Communist atrocities in Korea listing 6113 Americans as probable victims how captured GIs dragged on death inarches Toasted alive lined up arid shot The docu ment compiled bythe Armys war crimes division and released Wednesday night includes charts and graphs and of boundcharred bodies A total Of probable ily victims of nationalities were listed The statistics werent new They corresponded to an official stimale of 6000 released after lol James M Hanley of a war rimes investigation unit first rouglit mass Red atrocities to ubiic notice in November 1951 Grim Reading But in the Armys new report vhat survivors had to say was rim reading For instance One ofthe boys had no head seemed to have been mashed or eaten andwas laying all over the oad The other GI had his yes gouged out and nothing re uained where his eyes were ex ept holes The report indicated most of the trocities occurred in the first year f the war when the North Koreans nvaded South Korea There was smaller upsurge when the Chi esc entered the war and hurled ic Allies back from the region of he Yalu River The Chinese were charged with 73 per cent the North Koreans ith almost all the rest What was not spelled out in tha rmys report was the reason for suing the detailed account at this me However its issuance ecmcd related to a report to lha Tnited Nations three days ago by r Charles Mayo a U N dele ate and famous American suf AP WIrcphoto AMERICAN this Army photo an American soldier slain in the Hill 303 massacre in Korea is shown The victims hands are tied behind his back Gambler Frank Costello Released From U S Prison DETROIT Frank Costello became a free man Thursday after serving out a federal prison term for ontempt of the US government The 59yearold New York rackets operator convicted for lefying Senate crime investigators was freed from the Fed ral Correctional it Milan He left the prison 35 mil6s west of hero at a m upon com pleting approximately a year of an 8 months sentence But freedom for Coslcllo may be imitcd Tho government is trying o deport him to his native Sicily as an undesirable It wants to take away his citizenship He also faces both criminal and civil actions for alleged evasion of more than in taxes re putedly on income from gambling channels With his wife and an unidentified male companion Costcilo sped rom the prison in a chauffeur driven Cadillac Less than an hour later after a iigh speed attempt to dodge pur uing newsmen in a highway chase Costello was lost In the early morn ng Detroit area traffic rush His immediate whereabouts was jnknown It was assured however hat he intended to return East DEER KILLED WATERLOO WA large buck deer learned it isnt safe to asso iate with humans even though he hunting season hasnt started The animal bounded into crowded raffic in the business district here Tuesday night and was killed by truck More Probing Into Kidnap KANSAS CITY m A federal grand jury delving into the Green lease kidnaping case Thursday sought further information from two key witnesses who figured in the arrest of the abductors One was Louis Shoulders St Louis police lieutenant who arrest ed Carl Austin Hall 34 and his woman friend Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady 41yearold divorcee The other witness was John Hager St Louis taxicab driver credited with supplying the tip that led to the apprehension Both testified at length Wednes day Hall confessed kidnaping and slaying Bobby Greenlease Gyear old son of a multimillionaire Kan sas City automobile dealer Mrs Heady admitted abducting the boy Sept 28 from his private school His body was found Oct 7 in the yard of her St Joseph Mo home Still missing is of the record ransom paid by Robert C Greenlease the father Hall has said he believes it was lost during a drinking spree in St Louis Hagcr told newsmen Ive been telling them everything I know about the whole thing I didnt say anything I havent said be fore eon Scientific Account Dr Mayos report gave a scion fie account of how theReds com elled confessions from Ameri an war prisoners about germ war propaganda point often em loyed by the Communists A statement by Secretary of rmy Robert T Stevens which ac ompanied the text said releasing etails of such coldblooded orlure and murder is one df ic best answers that can ba iven to anyone whoquestions the eed for strong military defenses It exposes the enemy for what e is All of the sickening detail f horror and calculated brutality pells out the fact that we cannot elax our defense efforts while uch threats to free peoples exist Affidavits The Army has had the affidavits nvestigation findings and pictures n its possession since the early ays of the Korean War But policy raakers had debated whether the haslly the pic be released because f the impact on relatives of men eported dead or missing Officials know that pictures ead and wounded men often are mistakenly identified by gricfc ricken relatives No names sed of course