Mason City Globe Gazette, November 6, 1953 : Front Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette November 6, 1953

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Editedfor the Home ETTE HOME EDITION THE N E W S f A P E T H A T M A K E S ALL NORTH i 0 W A N S N E 1 G H B 0 R S VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4 1953 Tins Paper Consists of Two One No 24 Brownell Says Truman Savage Flares Again in Trieste Restrictions on Information Eased by Ike Replaces Order of Truman Regime WASHINGTON Ei senhower Friday issued an order designed to give citizens a freer flow of information about their gov ernment without jeopardizing na tional security Effective Dec 15the order re places a controversial measure former President Truman put on the books Sept 24 1951 In announcing the forthcoming re peal of the Trumanorder Atty Gen Brownell denounced it as smacking of The Cabinet officer also said that un der the old order government offi cials could cover up dereliction of duty and mistakes Truman responding to similar from editors when his or der was issued denied there was any coverup involvedrHe said the measure actually wouldpromote the flow of news arid sought only to keep security secrets from po tential enemies Brownell outlined the new Ei senhower order at a news confer before leaving for Chicago to Free Flow CHICAGO UP Atty Gen Herbert Brownell Jr said Friday President Eisenhower considers the free flow of information from the igovernrnent to the people to be basic good health of the nation address of the Asso ciated Press Managing Editors Assn Friday He said the measure includes suggestions made by that the American Society of Newspaper Editors and repre sentatives of other news media In brief tbe Eisenhower order 1 Eliminates the restricted category for classifying govern ment data as harmful to national security if made only top secret secret and confidential 2 Sets up a system for receiving complaints from newsmen and others outside the government aric for checking up on the program 3 Takes away documentclassi fying authority from 28 agencies such as the American Battle Mon uments Commission and the Vet erans Administration 4 Gives classifying authority to the heads only with no power to delegate it to someone else of 17 agencies like the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Tennessee Valley Authority 5 Permits the heads of other agencies such as the Defense De partment to name an employe as classifying officer 6 Defines what information is to be classified how it is to be transmitted and stored markec and when indicated destroyed A House statement said the purpose ofthe order is to at tain aiproper balance between the need to protect information im portaht to the defense of the United States and the need for citizens of this Democracy to know wha their government is doing No New License Plates for 54 There will be no new licens plates for Iowa passenger cars in 1954 it was pointed out Friday b Miss Ethel Ridgcway Ccrro Gord County treasurer Passenger cars will get only va Idation tags showing the new year she said but all other vehicles reg istered will get new plates Person inquiring about pet numbers ar being told that their present num bors will have to do for anothe year On The Plan OneHour Mason City Armistice Observance Pag 11 Mohawk Eleven Defeats Cedar RapidsFranklin 9 Jury Criticizes Chickasaw Supervisors 1 TRIESTE LRS a v age rioting aretl again Friday in this disputed driatic port city Police fired into he ranks of thousands of pro aliari demonstrators and the death oil in two days of bloody clashes mounted to eight with six slain riday Last Friday British andAmeri an troops with fixed bayonets marched into the trouble area and estored order At least 60 persons mostly stu ents were in hospitals with police nflicted bullet wounds TheBritish rained territorial police suffered njuries when a hand grenade was ossed in their midst from Fridays lilling mob of at least 10000 hree or more police were wound d Unconfirmed reports said one r more had died First Time It was the first time American roops had been called in to help quell the bitter demonstrations British and American forces this city have pre viously been posted merely as uards around buildings where heir personnel were working In addition to the violence here AP Wirephoto FLAMES BILLOW FROM TENEMENT billow from windows of a four story brick tenement build ing in the Rexbury district in Bostoiv as firemen run a hose line up ladder Four persons perished in theblaze and officials said at5 least seven other persons were injured Fire was believed to have started in the basement and swept in a flash up staircases The tenement house once a hotel is located in the heart of Bostons Negro section Really Saws Wood SEATTLE a little more time than it will take you to read Ihis Paul MSearls Thursday night sawed through a log thicker than your dining room table is high The 46yearold Toutte Wash saw filer hung up his contest cut tin saw after whizzing through the 32inch fir log in 1 minute 264 seconds and said Neveragain His feat broke his own old mark of 2 minutes 8 seconds Searls has been cutting logs in competition since1936 His occupation is sharpening saws for WeyerhaeuserTimber Co at Toutle The new mark was set at the Pacific Logging Congress Holder of Tax Job Wont Give Up Regular Post JOHNSTOWN Tdrnaskovich a 39year pld crane operator who supports his wife and three children on an pay check says he has no intention p quittinghis job just because hell pick up around henextjfour years as tax collector a Purple Heart veteran of World WarII elected Tuesday to one of the choicest political jobs in Pennsylvania He in FranklinBorough a commu nity of about 2000 on the outskirts of Johnstown where Bethlehem Steel Co has a big is a big tax payer contributing about annually to the boroughs coffers The other taxpayers chip n about The tax collector doesnt have much work Bethlehem just mails in the tax checkto the collector and the collector deducts his per cent commission Its really not a great deal of work Tomaskovichlaughed Of course I have to fill in regular monthly reports Im lucky to get this extra job With the helpof God maybe I can pay offthe mortgage on our home and give my wife and kids a goodmany of thethings we cant afford now I Tomaskovich who works at the Bethlehem plant is the father of a girl a 4yearold boy and a 9yearold daughter He said he wasnt particularly worried about winning the election because he did so well in the primaries last May SAME Light Snow Is Forecast Expected to Hit Here by Saturday DES MOINES firs snow of the season was forecas by the Weather Bureau for th northwestern part of the state Fr day night The occasional light snow is ex pected to continue over most of th state Saturday except the south east part which will have light rain Another night freezing tern peratures will accompany the ex pected snow Lows will range frott 24 to 30 For thesecond stiaight Thursday the mercury fell to above zero at Elkader The precipitation is coming from a storm now sweeping over wes ern sections of Kahsasj Ncbrask and the Dakotas The rain is ex pected to hit western Iowa lat Saturday then spread slowl across the state1 BOISE Idaho Ernest Ole Lindquist 63 Omaha Neb was pardoned Friday for a boyhoot crime in Idaho which threatened deportation possibly as man without a country Eight Killed U S Troops Called to Restore Order demonstrations flared in Rome and other Italian cities Resentment was expressed against the British and Americans A crowd in Rome surrounded the US Embassy and shouted assassins assassins Police broke up the crowd with tear gas and clubs and arrested scores US Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce conferred with Italian Pre mier Giuseppe Pella She returned to the Embassy in time to see the demonstrators seize a fire truck and turn on police and toss tear gas bombs back 10000 Demonstrate Ten thousand demonstrated in Milan and marched on the British Consulate but were turned back by police Rome demonstrators smashed windows in the British Embassy The British and Americans an nounced Oct 8 that they intended to turn over administration of Zone A of the Trieste territory includ ing the city to the Italians Yugo slavia declared its troops woulc march into Zone A the momeni Italian military forces were sen1 in v AP Wirephoto an independent monkey with a flair for the unusual peers outthejwindow nf pnlipfi Spy ExChief Slams GOP in Denial Denies He Knew White Was Agent CHICAGO AUy Gen Brown ell charged Friday that former President Truman kept Harry Dex ter White a Treasury aide in government and promoted him in the face of an FBI report that White was a Russian spy His charge brought an immediate denial from Truman who declared Brownell was trying to off set Re publican political setbacks1 Brownell related what he called the incredible action by Truman in an address prepared for the Executives Club of Chicago He said the FBI twice gave re ports on Whites activi ties to Gen Harry mili tary aide and close friend of Tru man for delivery to the President Doesnt Recall Truman was informed in Kansas City of Brownells remarks The former President said I dont re call that such a thing happened at Patrolman D E Marsh in Denver Chico commandeered the car and attracted a large crowd by setting off the siren Zoo officials had to be called before Ghico US Opens Campaign to Free Fischer w L W i White House Sends Letter to Parents SWEA CITY w The white House has assured the Iowa par nts ofa missing Korean double et ace that pressure is being wrought to bear on the Commu nists for the return of their son andother military personnel still n Red hands Mr and Mrs Harold Fischer Swea City farm family said Fri day they were veryglad the overnment has opened a diplo matic campaign to free Capt Har old Fischer Jr from Communist mprisonnient Mr and Mrs Fischer recently vrote PresidentEisenhower to ask us intervention in securing free dom for their son Replies to Letter Lt Col William G Draper Air Force aide to the President re plied in a letter dated Oct 29 You may be assured that pres sure is being brought to bear on he Communists for the return of all personnel still in their custody as well as for them to present posi tive facts to the United Nations which would clarify the exact fate of individuals who are known to be n their custody at one timeand are still unaccounted for The 27yearold jet pilot who of ten disregarded his gunsight and showdown MIGs by leadingthem ike a duck hunter never came back from his 70th mission last April 7 He was reported missing in action by the Defense Depart menttwo days later A Communist correspondent Wilfred Burchett reported the Reds were holding Capt Fischer and others they contend were cap tured across Manchuria the Yalu River in Cant Verify Col Draper wrote the Fischers it has not been possible to verify this information He said Fischers name was included on a list re cently submitted to the Commu nisls foran accounting During the prisoner exchange in Korea Burchett told American newsmen the U S would have to negotiate diplomatically f o r Fischers release because of the chargehe had violated the Man churJan frontier Mrs Fischer said Friday she letter to the Presiden had something to do with the lat est developments to free her son Its very nice they want to do it she said ROB SCHOOL SAFE LARRABEE W Law officers are looking for thieves who blew open a safe in the Schoo SuptHenry Rath here and took As soon as we found out tnat wmte was wrong we fired him Truman then added that the Ei senhower administration is des perate ttlt There is a desperate effort offset and or their purpose Theyfe scared Theyre desperate In Alexandria Va Vaughantold a reporter that recollec AP WIreplioto THIS AINT A OASIS pair of camels may have been waiting for a streetcar Patrolman R L Hopkins agreed to go along with a gag and slip them a parking ticket at Richmond Va Nobody explained to the camel on the right that it was all in funHe nibbled the end off the cops ticket pad The camels Oh theyre to take part in a religious play Allied POWs Who Refuse to Return Protest ori PANMUNJOM one Brit ish and 22 U S prisoners who supposedly chose Communism Fri day held two Indian officers hos tage until the Repatriation Com mission heard their charge that they were being intimidated by mail from the United States The two Indians were unharmed but they were held for four hours until the full commission headed by Lt Gen K S Thimayya of India visited the compound and accepted a long typewritten pro test The prisoners demanded that mail from home be censored and charged that many of the come home letters they were receiving from the United States were from strangers returned from the some unopened letters which the prisoners handed over to the commission At a news conference he held up one and read off the name of the sender Mrs Ernest N Regan of Weaverville NC The general said the prisoners complained that a large number of letters from strangers came from two small areas one in North Carolina and the other around Chi cago The letter from the prisoners was a protest against an armistice violation by the United Nations ommand and the custodian force India The general said the prisoners particularly wanted the commis sion to censor their mail to elimi nate Allied propaganda designed slander coerce and bribe them I asked them what we should do in the case of a letter from a mans wife who wrote Oh darling please come home to me and they seemed a little unclear on that said Thimayya About The Weather Mason City Occasional light snow Friday oiight or early Saturday morning Iowa Snow or rain extreme north west Saturday Minnesota Saturday mostly cloudy and windy with snow GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 40 14 21 59 30 Reds Accept U N Plans PANMUNJOM Korea UP The Communists accepted Friday a United Nations proposal for in formal discussions of staff advisors in an attempt to break the dead lock in the talks on arrangements for the Korean peace conference A UN spokesman said it was the sense of the Allied proposal that the meetings should be secret On Thursday the Communists tentatively had rejected the pro posal by US Special Ambassador Arthur H Dean Preliminary sessions on the makeup of Tthe peace conference were recessed j indefinitely while the lowlevel talks are in progress High level negotiators had met 18 times earlier without progress The advisors will be able to ex change ideas and make deals without the necessity ganda They may be able to break the which developed because of Communist insistence on discussing neutral na tion participation at the conference first Dean was authorized by the United Nations to discuss only the time and place of the peace confer ence LlOn Ot T and any such reportfrom the1FBI cant conceive of J Edgar Hoover the FBI director giving such a report tolmy office rather than to the5 Department of the Justice Vaughah said v r Stretching Imagination It seems very illogical ha added saying thatas far ashe was concerned to be stretching who held manyldegrees in economics and a feputatioriVas a monetary expert came intothe government in 1934 during the Franklin D Roosevelt administraf tion He held a number posts rising to be assistant secre tary of the Treasury y In more recent years his name was brought frequently into con gressional investigations of subver sive activities t t v i Lt Wnite died at his i home in New Hampshire Aug is a week after he appearedbefore the House UnAmericanActivitieg Committee and denied testimony that he was a member elite i group inthe Communist apparatus in Washington j The accusation had been made by Elizabeth T Bentley selfiden tified Communist party courier who created a sensation in 1948 by naming a number of former government officials as members of what she called the Communist apparatus o Sincere Regret Although Trumanv spoke of hav ing fired White newspaperfiles show that the White House an nounced on April 9 1947 that White jwas as executive director of the InternatlonalMone tary Fund The White House made public at the time a letter from Truman to White in which the President said he was accepting the resignation with sincere re gret and considerable reluctance Brownell swung into hisstory of White and Truman after saying is a source tof humiliation to every American that during the period of the Truman administra tion the Communists were so strik ingly successful in the government of the United States Thishe said had left to the Eis enhower regime a very difficult task of weeding out subversive elements from the federal pay roll Brownell recounted that White holding numerous degrees from leaading universitiess of the coun try entered government service in 1934 and steadily progressed up ward until by 1945he was one of the most importantnien in United States His serviceincluded the Tariff Commission Treas ury Department and tfie Export Import Bank At one lime Urn Treasury sent him to England to make special economic studici On another occasion Brownell former Treasury Secretary Mor 4 ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: November 6, 1953

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