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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette November 5, 1953

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H S N E W S P A P E R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5 1953 This Paper Consists Two One No 23 Dill on quitted of Murdering Wife Red Demands Impossible for Truce in Cold War WASHINGTON officials forecast continued and possibly increased EastWest ten sions Thursday as Russia laid down impossible conditions for a truce in the cold war The latest Soviet note to the Big Three made public in Moscow Wednesday night threw a whole series of obstacles in the way of the Allied proposal for a Big Four foreign ministers meeting on Ger many and Austria Among other things Russia de manded that Red China be seated at any meetingon EastWest is sues that the Allies drop plans for rearming West Germany and abolish the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and that American basesin Spain Greece and else where in Europe and the Middle East be a subject for discussion US officials said these demands were the impossible conditions President Eisenhower referred to when he told his newsconference late Wednesday that the Soviet note was negative and rejected the proposal for a foreign ministers meeting in Lugano next Monday These experts believe Russias hard attitude means the cold war must go on that in some key trouble spots the tension might even increase that arrangements for a Korean peace conference could become more are convinced NATO and the Euro pean army plan must be pushed rather than dropped as Russia wants The Soviet note latest in a lengthy exchange on Germany and Austria was delivered to the US British and French ambassadors in Moscow Tuesday in reply to a Big Three note of Oct 18 It was even more negative than the ear lier correspondence In addition to a four power meeting on Germany and demanding a fivenation conference Adth Red China on allworld prob lems Russia for the first time made an issue of the recent U S agreement for the use of air and sea bases in Spain Meantime Foreign Secretary An thony Eden said Thursday Britain will continue to press for talks with theSoviet Union at any level Eden told the House of Com mons The House will see that de spite the disappointments our jroad purpose remains unchanged If others choose to slam their doors and barricade them ours will remain open Talks at any evei remain our objective for our work is a work for peace which we shall not abandon The chamber reverberated with cheers as Eden wound up a foreign affairs speech with this statement obviously kept alive the plans of Prime Minister Churchill or talks Allies and Soviet Premier Georgi Malenkov Only 136 Prisoners Red Stalling Almost Halts PW Coaxing PANMUNJOM U Communist efforts to coax home antiRed Chinese and Korean war prisoners was almost halt ed Thursday as stalling Red persuaders dragged out inter views Only 136 prisoners were interviewedall day And only two erf the 136 elected to return to Communism This was the smallest number of POWs to appear before Red explainers in any one day and was only a fraction of the prisoners the Communists U S Warns Israel Arabs UNITED NATIONS NY The United States has warned Is rael and neighboring Arab states that America cannot bear indefi nitely the financial burdens im posed by their failure to agree on settlement of the Palestine refu gee question The warning was voiced Wednes day by US Delegate James P Richards a Democratic congress man from South Carolina in speaking to the GOnation special political committee Richards urged Israel and the Arab nations bordering on the Jor dan River to join in theirrigation and hydroelectric development of the river and help the 800000 refu gees driven from Israeli soil by thePalestine War He called on Israel to start think ing about compensating the refu gees for their land or allowing them to return Ike in Air Attack Drill WASHINGTON imag inary atomic bomb attack Thurs day sent President and Mrs Eisen hower scurrying to their aircondi tioned shelter deep in the earth under theWhite House At the same time the nations top defense leaders herded togeth er in an apparently less safe shel ter twofloors beloWstreet level at the Pentagon In all some 500000 government workers and school children par ticipated in the civil defense test It was the first such test at the White House since World War II asked to see There was growing speculation here that the Reds might bepre paring to call off explanations which have won back only a hand ful ofbalky prisoners 1 Hour and 20 Minutes Even though interviews averaged about 1 hour and 20 minutes the Reds chalked up their poorest score in seven days explana tions Only 61 of 2020 prisoners inter viewed to date have agreed to go back Ltr Gen K S Thimayya Indian chairman of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission broke up some long interviews with prison ers who obviously were antiRed This is absurd he said Its got to stop The Chinese POWs marched peacefully to the interview tents Once there some cursed and threatened Communist explainers Others sat quietly looking bored Meanwhile Arthur Dean US envoy proposed to the Communists that subcommittees try to iron out disputes which have stalled efforts to arrange a Korean peace con ference Tiny Hut In a tiny hut only a few miles from where the prisoner interviews are being held Dean and Commu nist diplomats held their meeting without making progress toward setting up a peace parley The Reds tentatively turned down Deans subcommittee propo sal but promised to look it over and answer Friday In Seoul the South Korean gov ernment announced that it will start next week interviewing 332 ROK prisoners who the Reds say have refused repatriation Says U S Plans HBomb Tests WASHINGTON United Slates will conduct new Hbomb tests in the Pacific next spring Informed sources indicated Thiirs v Theitestswin be carried out by Force 7 probably at Bikini these sources said The United States tested the atomic trigger of Hbombs at Eni wetok in the same island group as BikiniIn 1951 and followed with a genuine hydrogen bomb test explosion last fall Predicts Victory Over Diseases WASHINGTON WSurgeon Gen eral Leonard A Scheele predicted Thursday that public vie lories over diseases like smallpox will be followed by prevention of noncommunicable scourges like cancer and heart trouble Dr Scheele told a conference of state and territorial health and hospital authorities iV The nationwide effort will produce sooner than we think findings capable of turning public health work upside down VMeidical research is oh the verge of remarkable advances in our knowledge of chronic diseases viral diseases and mental diseases as well as in basic understand ing of tlie human organism and its functioning Wirephoto GILMORE A Gil m 82 University of Iowa president from 1934 to 1940 died at his home in Iowa City late Wednesday After being governor generalof the Philippines Gil more joined the SUT faculty as dean of the law college in 1930 After he retired in 1940 he be came president emeritus He was known as presi dent because of his popularity with the student body Accused of Murder in Hotel Room Thanks Jury for Innocent Verdict SPENCER UP Emmett Dillon 49year old Sioux City tavern oper ator was acquitted early Thursday of a murder charge in the hotel room death of his wife Wanda last Aug 2 The jury of eight men and four women returned the verdict short ly after 1 a m about hours after they received the case The am verdict read by jury foreman Norman Wood ended Clay Countys first murder trial since 1923 Dillon thanked the jurors with emotion and said Weve still got broken hearts but we made it for the was just an accident I knew it would turn out this AP Wircpholo WIDOW CecilWells 31 accused in the slaying of her wealthy Fairbanks Alaska husband is shown with her attorney outside the Commission ers court in Seattle She was indicted for first degree mur der as was John C Negro drummer who is in custody in Oakland Calif Benson Quoted as Favoring Full Parity on Farm Prices MADISON SD KarrEMuhdt said Thursday that Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson has pledged himself to full farm parity and believes a new farm policy now in themaking will soothe farrrlers Theagriculture secretary was also quoted as saying that his farm policy is identical with that of President Eisen hower The South Dakota Republicansenator said lie received a letter Wednesday from Benson in which the Cabinet member said present farm should be with the goal of attaining full parity on farm M u ndt said President Eisen hovyer had backed full parity in a crucial speech at the national plow ing contest at KassonMinn dur ing the 1952 presidential campaign Bensons viewSjMundt said ap plied only to such farm products as grains and not to the sagging livestockindustry A The senator quoted Bensons let ter as saying that many farmers fears will be allayedf wJien the secretary niakes his recommenda tions to Congress in January The proposals on which we are working give promise maintain ing or raising farm income About The Weather Mason City Friday fair and not so cold with fresh easterly winds Iowa Friday fair and not so cold Minnesota Friday mostly fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data to 8 Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum way 11 to 1 for Acquittal Jurorsindicated that on the first ballbt they stood 11 to 1 for ac quittal Dillon and his sister returned to Sioux City Thursday Dillon father of five children had been accused of strangling his wife after finding her and Cecil Stockburger of Hinton both scant ily clad in bed in a hotel room here The tavern operator had pleaded innocent by reason of temporary insanity District Judge Fred Hudson who sent the case to the jury at pm Wednesday had given them a these four rverdicts Guilty of second degree murder guilty of manslaughter innocent or innocent by reason of insanity He did not instruct the1 jurors on firstdegree murder and the prose cution did not ask for a first de gree murder verdict Mrs Dillons body clad in a half slip and bra was found in the hotel room early the morning oJ Aug 2 by officers arriving to iu vestigate a disturbance in the room Stockburger clad in under shorts lay against a and Dil Ion was standing over them Arrested Later Dillon was arrested later in the hotel lobby County Coroner Dr L FFrink said Mrs Dillon died of a torn windpipe At his trial the state contended Dillon strangled his wife after find ing her in bed with Stockburger Dillon denied he struck or strangled his wife He testified she vas knocked across the room when ic burst in the door and may have suffered the fatal injury by falling against a piece of furniture or when she was struck by the door In closing arguments County At xtrney Murray Underwood asked the jury to find Dillon guilty of second degree murder or man slaughter But assistant prosecutor James Hamilton Wednesday said Dillon was guilty of involuntary manslaughter and that he did not intend to kill his wife Both prose cutors ridiculed the defense ver sion of Mrs Dillons death Defense Attorneys Gilbert James of Spencer and Frank Margolin of Sioux City insisted the defense version was correct and asked that he be acquitted Refused to Answer Margolin laid Stockburger refused to answer many questions while testifying on the ground that they would tend to incriminate him had not told all he could have related about the death And he added rI know that Wanda Dillon is saying to me Frank do whatever you can for Emmett He is hot guilty of any wrongdoing Send him back to his family The Dillons had three children and Mrs Dillon also had a son Kirk 16 by a previous marriage Dillons brother James and James wife showed little emotion when the verdict was read Both were silting in the front row of spectator seats in the courtroom DOG GETS HEARING R M Erwin had a used hearing aid fitted for his deaf 13yearold Irish Setter Phez in Portland Ore There are molded plastic plugs in each ear and the battery is carried in a pouch attached with straps Erwin said the dog likes the aid KGLOTV to Be Outlet for CBS Network KGLOTV will be a primary af iliate of the CBS television net work it was revealed Thursday by Herbert H Ohrt executive vice president of Lee Radio Inc which operates KGLO Ohrt said KGLO will be con nected to CBS by acoaxial cabla and that network programs will be available when the station be gins telecasting early next sum mer This confirmed in a lelegram received Thursday from BS offices in New Yoric Ohrt added Work on KGLOs new radio and TV studios at the old Radio Chapel is expected to get under way next week Construction of the television transmitter at Ken sett will begin later ttiis month On The Council to Set New Mayors Salary 14 AllSenior Mohawk Eleven U Mayor Bruce Suggests Change in Highway Markings Study Plans for New Hospital Wing at Charles City 11 Ike Clears Way for Building SkLawrence River Project Gives Approval to New York WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower Thursday cleared the way for construction of the St Lawrence River power project by the State of New York and the Canadian province of Ontario The President signed an exec utive order designating the power authority of New York State as he United States partner in con struction of the project The Canadian government al ready has designated the Hydro electric Power Commission of Ontario as its agency Eisenhower also set up the US section ofthe St Lawrence River Joint Board of Engineers He named Secretary of the Army Stevens and the chairman of the Federal Power Commission as the American members This order completes the exec utive action needed to go ahead with this project Presidential Press Secretary James Hager ty told newsmen Hagerty described the order as the last green light needed That Naughty Old Platypus NEW YORK Bronx Zoo keepers dug through mnra than 250 cubic feet of earth bank Thursdayto uncover the great ceptioa pf Penelopethe platypus Penelopeisnt a mama For living Australiacalled a duckbilled to be a mother She had dug inta the bank a sign indicating she was about to become a mother Shewasnt But that periodofgreat pretending threw zoo circles into a zoologi cal dither The birth of a duckbilled platypus would have been a bio logical event of internationalimport None ever had been born outside Australia None still has McCarthy Claims Theres Smelly Mess at Harvard NEW YORK Joseph R McCarthy Thurs day he couldnt conceive of any one sending children to Harvard University where they would be open to indoctrination by Commu nist professors who he said are sheltered there The senator toldreporters be fore opening a private session of his permanent investigation sub committee thatthere is a smelly mess at the university McCarthy said he is sending a wire to Harvards new president Dr Nathan M Pusey to ascertain his attitude toward a subcommit tee witness whom the senator identified as Dr Wendell H Furry AssociateProfessor of Physics at Hapard McCarthy said Furry testified Wednesday that he is not a Communist now McCarthy rioted that the Harvard Corp had decided to retain Furry oh its staff last May in spite of his refusal to tell the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee about his alleged Communist party membership DAT61952471 BLACK FlAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN 1AST 21 HOUK1 THE LADY IS A JUBGEMiss B Fain Tucker a54yearold red headedlaw yer is congratulated in her apartment in Chicago after she became the first woman cir cuit judge in Chicago in 20 years T ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: November 5, 1953

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