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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home ETTE HOME EDITION TH E N E P A t I R T H AT M A K I S A L L NORTH IOWA N S NEIGH B 0 R S VOL LX Associated Press and United Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 9 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One No 24 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor As Our Founding Fathers Planned It TN my visit with you today Id like to get two or three things off my chest that have been troubling me for some little time Ive dealt with both of them edi torially but in this commentary Id like to go into a little greater detail than was possible within the limits of an editorial The first of these subjects that have been troubling me is the pro nouhced tendency through much of my adult life for one branch of government to crowd over into the constitutional and traditional do main of another branch of govern ment The second of these subjects of to me has been the prac tice of Presidents inTnoderri times to select members of the United States Supreme Court on some other basis than demonstrated legal scholarliness And lets be more specific Our Supreme Courtmem bers have been chosen quite large ly out of political considerations Trend Was Stopped Suddenly Now to get on with a discussion of the first of these matters Fifteen or 20 years ago Ameri cans capable of sober thinking were openly disturbed by the trend toward encroachment by the ex ecutive branch of government on what was supposed to be the other coequal and independent branches legislative and judicial That trend had its first real set back jn 1937 when an aroused Con gress refused to along jvith a Presidential1Demand for a law de signed to pack the Supreme Court The proposal would have made the high tribunal obedient to the White at least there And here it should be inter polated as a of fairness that the proposal proved as dis tasteful to enlightened mfetnbers of the party in power as it did to membersjof Jf such had not been the case the never have been Rubber Stamp From that pointoh there was a diminishing willingness on the part of the congress tobe used as a rubber The legislative branchprogressively returned to its traditional role in the triune ofgovernmental responsibility en visioned by our founding jind written into the organic law of our land known as the Constitu tion A point stressed by Dwight D Eisenhower in his campaign for the Presidency last year was that there should be a restoration of the historic rolesamong the three branches of government There shouldbe he contended time and again an attitude of mutual re spect and cooperation each with FBI Fin nlease Kid nap Bill Okla A 17yearold former carnival strip leaserwas arrested Monday and quickly ar raigned on a federal charge of kidnaping a 5monthsold baby boy while baby sitting with him at Evansville Ind FBI agents arrested Mrs Tonv mie Dene Doughty and recovered the baby Richard Lee Stammer alive They were found at the home of Mrs Doughtys father Buford M Mason north of Bokchita in Red River valley farm country The child is the son of Richard Duane Stammer a sailor and Shirley Stammer 18 Mrs Doughty was arraigned be AP Wirephoto MOSSADEGH AIDED ON WAY TO COURT Former Iranian Dictator Mohammed Mossadegh is helpedValong as he enters the courtroom in Tehran where a military tribunal is trying him as a traitor He declared the court was not competent to try him oncharges he tried to over throw the monaichy plan would No More the other two All of this is v danger which seems to have passed It was pres ent and real 15 years ago but it isnt existent any more so far as any threat from the executive of government is con New Danger Evolves branch ccrried A Unfortunately however that en croachment by the side of govern ment symbolized by the White House has been succeeded by an other peril to our timehonored bal anceand separation of govern mental functions urider the Ameri cansystem At all levels of government from the local scene clear up to and in cluding our national capital in Washington there are signs at this very moment of a disposition oh the part of the legislative orpolicy making branch of government to exceed its authority a tendency to step over into the areas intended for the administrative and judicial branches Oh the local dimension this trend manifests itself when a school loard employs an staff and then do the administering Itself At the nation allevel it manifests itself in the unending investigations essential ly an encroachment on both the executive and judicial branches At State Level Too Then at the state level there are innumerable manifestations of the trend toward encroachment Per haps1 theone most impressive ex ample is whatin Ipwa ahdrsome of our neighboring states has come be known fas interim committee which hplds forth as an of the stale legislature be tween thiere may have I reason for the cre ation of such a this there has of more and more power by the legis lators The result has beep an un questionable invasion of the author CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Wont Fight Any Decision j ExPre niier Mohammed Mossadegh be the second rday of Nhis irial for treason Monday by continuing 1 innbcence but test any veniict imposed by the military court The former premier ivho was a dictator is being for treason in attempting to overthrow the monarchy He was ousted in vicious rioting In August say Monday in my defense is not prompted by a de sire hot to be condemned He said because whatever verdict the president of thiel court pro nounces IlT submit to it and will not protest against any sentence No Forgiveness I not even accept the Shahs forgiveness if he should de am no traitor and am not afraid In my frail condition I am even afraid to weep iticourt lest I of 73 yearold politician said f This was a referenceto prosecu tor Brigadier Hossein Azemoudeht who at the opening session that Mossadegh was like an actor laughing and crying when he likes v y Mossadegh gave a copy of i his brief to thecourt recorder when heV saw the recorder was taking it down as Mossadegh read it out loud Stpvall six hours was captured StoyalT placed her under bond and she was turned over to U S Deputy Marshal W A White V for removal to Muskogee federal jail In a way imVgladits over but I still wish I kept him for a few more days Mrs Doughty told the Associated Press in Oklahoma City by telephone She was permitted to talk on the phone after her arraignment and she haltingly answered ques tions about her trip by bus arid hitchiking since she took the baby Friday night He is just the age of the one was just a perfect in love with him when I first saw him He reminded me ofjmy child He didnt give me any trouble at all during trip I had some money when we left Evansville and I bought what he needed along the way He didnt cry at all baby Asked how she felt she quickly replied r How would you feel The FBI said that Mrs Doughty tost a child at birth in June 1953 iii Chicago The baby apparently suffered no ill effects from the two days and nights of traveh MRSTOMMIE DOUGHTY McCarthy Raps Dem Mitchell Requests Case Be Brought Before JUry Chairman Stephen A Mitchells challenge to the Eisenhower admihistratidri to lay before a grand jury the charges Tru man promoted a Russian spy was termed completely dis honest Monday by Sen McCarthy Atty Gen Brownell who made the politically explosive accusation in a speech at cago Friday made no com ment on Mitchells challenge Mitchell appearing on a CBS television program Sunday ac cused Brownellt of low politics in saying that Truman had pro moted the late Harry Dexter White in the face of FBI reports that White was a spy Truman has de nied it Armful of Porcupines The Republicans may have an armful of porcupines before they get through with this Mitchell said i McCarthy in an interview said the Democratic national chairman knows it was completely dishon est to suggest that the whole mat ter be laid before a grand jury and he declared Anyone with an ounce of brains knows you can have a completely documented case espionage which would not be a legal case It is completely dishonest to say that unless you can send them to jail they are innocent If Truman and his crowd pro tected people who obviously were espionage agents such as White that doesntmean you can indict AP Wircphuto WATER METERS Tops of parking meters in the Bridge port Conn municipal parking lot look like periscopes sticking out of the water ashigh tides raise a river six feet above the normal high water mark The motorist who lefthis car in the parking lot doesnt have to worry about an overtime ticket Poor Old Man You poor old man Mossadegh told the recorder you dont have to take down every say Youre weakandfrail like myself CourtPresident Nasrollah Mogh beli constantly cautioned Mossa degh to restrict himself to ques tionspf courtcompetence Suhdaythe aged politician wepi and banged his fiston table and denounced thecourt as incbm petentto tryhim 17 Counts Mossadegh was charged with 17 counts in theindictment and his bellow Brigadier Taghi Eliahi 48 former Iranian army chief of staff with 7 But the essence ofthe case against the earold formerpre mier containedin the words attempting to overthrow the con stitutional of this coun try and inditing the people to armed insurrection against the crown About The Weather Election Spotlight to California for Congressional Vote 4LOS ANGELES and Democrats their forces sphl by two candidates on each ticket wound up their campaigns Mon day in the 24th Districtwhere the years final congressional contest yill command national attention Tuesday To the Republicans the race may mean further jeopardyfor their slim House majorityTo the Derrt ocrats the balloting may mean a jrowningi triumph for recent vic ories east of the Mississippi There are now 218 Republicans and215 Democrats in the House1 Four candidates seeking the seat vacated by a Republican are GlenardPi Lipscomband John L E both state assembly men and George Arnold attor ney and Irving Markheim Veter ans Service officer Lipscomb arid Collier are Republicans but the party is supportingLipscomb Mason City Mostly fair and some what warmer through Tuesday Iowa Slightly warmer Tuesday in i northeast Minnesota Mostly fair and warm er Tuesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 hlmV Monday Maximum 47 Minimum i 19 At8 am 24 Expect Statement WASHINGTON Gen Brownell was reported Monday to be preparing a further statement on the case of Harry Dexter White the late Treasury official he charges was promoted by President Truman after the FBI advised the White House that White was a Russian spy Justice Department aides said they anticipated that Brownell would release a written state ment some time Monday They said he had decided against holding a news conference Truman who blasted at the charge as politics when Brownell first hurled it last de clined Monday to say anything more about it them The important thing is that the people know the facts I think Atty Gen Brownell performed a tremendous public service Truman has said White was fired as soon as we found out he was wrong Never Proven On The Inside Junior Fair Exhibitors Plan Trip to Chicago 13 Congregational Church Comer stone Laid At Osage Wiegmann Vincent Lead Iowa Past Boilermakers 246 11 Truman asked why White was not prosecuted told newsmen in Kansas City Saturday It was neverproven1 that White wasa spyHe denied any such connec tions before an investigating com mittee He was never indicted by a grand jury White diedin 1948 a week after denying before the House Un American Activities Committee that he had been a bi an elite group in the Communist apparatus V Brownell had said Truman pro moted White in 1946 from the posi of assistant secretary of the Treas liry to director of theInternationa Monetary Fund i despite two warn irigs fromthe FBI Mitchell terming the whole thinj a political smokescreen sait that if someone took advantage b Truman such a person should b prosecuted Then speaking of Brownell Mitchell suggested let him go be fore a grand jury with the cvi dence and get its answer King Saud of Arabia Desert Fighter Dies BAHREIN Persian Gulf Word reached this island that King Saudi worlds richest and most powerful absolute monarch died Monday The crippled oneeyed king was stricken with angina pectons on Oct 9 but on Oct 27 a message reached the outside world that he had passed the crisis The king a 6 foot 4 inch giant of a man in his prime had been crippled in recent years by ar thritis He would have been 73 this month or next His exact birth date iras not recorded Desert Warrior Ibn Sauds skill and daring as a esert warrior carved out for him is kingdom of Saudi Arabia with ix million subjects American apital which tapped his countrys ast oil resources gave him an in more than 200 million dol ars a year He had 40 sons among them Crown PrinceSaud who was amed prime minister of Saudi Arabias first Cabinet on Oct 10 nhe message received here Mon ay said Saud had become King vith Prince Faisal as crown prince Theking also had more than 100 aughters by at least 135 mar iages Henever had more than our wives at a time however in ccord with Moslem law He never rank or smoked Because of one eye a few old Jedouins who had fought with him n the desert wars called him Old Cyclops Full Name His full namewas King Abdul Aziz Ibn Obdui Rahman Al Faisal Al Saud He was the son of the Sul an of Nejd and through his acts of daring and skill not only recov ered his fathers kingdom but addedmaterially to it When he was only 20 Ibn Saud and some of his brothers cousin and servantsinvaded Riyadh by night surprised the garrison killed he governor and announced that a new Saiid had come to powerTha was the start of his long career as warrior and statesman In cooperation with the famec awrence of Arabia Ibn Saud and lis Wahabi army drove the Turks butof the Arabian peninsula Thc Brjtish recognized the indepen dence of Ibn Saud in 1915 SAME BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST Si HOURS FIRE DESTROYS THIRD E Churchill on crutches inspects Studebaker which was found near Charles Citydestroyedby lire on a country road The operator of the Castle Club at Charles City purchased the car about after his 1962 model was burned in a similar on a country road A month before that his 1949 modeliwas pushedover an embankment and demolished Churchill said the i car pictured above was taken during the night Saturday driven about 12 miles northeast of GHarles City and set afire Churchill fell from a ladder Saturday and wrenched his hip America Tells UN Only Change in Soviet Attitude Can Bring Peace to World UNITED NATIONS NY United States told the UN Monday disarmament and world peace depend on a change of mind arid attitude by Russias rulers In amajor policy speech Chief US Delegate Henry 3abot Lodge told the UN Assemblys 60nation Political f The fighting in Korea ob viously made disarmament talk unreal But now we have an arm and the United States con tinues therefore to hope that cles ite the discouraging nature of the Soviet note of Nov 3 in connection with a fourpower conference on Germany the Soviet leaders will yet give concrete indications that hey actively to remedy the current state of international af fairs We hope they will join with us in practical steps to reduce inter national tension which will be re flected in developing a disarma ment program Disarmament t is impossible without security and once international security has been achieved disarmament can not be conducted without proper safeguards Sports Bulletin WASHINGTON the Su preme Court Monday ruled pro fessional baseball is still only a sport and hence is not subject to federal antitrust laws Hopeful on Peace Parley PANMUNJOM K o r e a American staff advisors after one hour and 45 minutes of serious discussion with the Communists said Monday theywere hopeful agreement can be reached on Ko rean peace conference arrange ments Although the lower level meet ings are secret by agreement US Delegate Kenneth Young told news men he had taken a 10minute break to study carefully their re marks Mondays one hour and 45 min ute session was the second held by staff officersafter toplevel diplo mats in 11 meetings couldnt agree on whatto first Meantime the Indian chief of the Korean Repatriation Commission went to Kaesong Monday for a facetoface meeting with the Red High Command that may deter tin i n e the future of the strang gling Communist program to woo back its former Its Found in Michigan Police Say Also Report Spent in Detroit FROM THE WIRE SERVICES PETOSKEY Mich P o 1 i c e Chief Philo Wakeford of Petoskey said Monday FBI agents have found in Petoskey a bill from the missing in Greenleasa ransom money He also said he un derstood the FBI had found in De troit a bill from the missing money There was no immediate ment from the FBI but its agents were reported swarming through Northern Michigan after the re portedreceipts of a bill iden tified as part of the ran som by Mrs Henry J Krauser a boarding house operator All the ransom money was and bills It was paid by Rob ert C Greenlease millionaire Kan sas City Mo automobile dealer Oct A He hoped it would return his kidnaped son Bobby But the boy dead Paidjto Kidnapers The ransom yvaSf paid to Carl Austin Hall MrsBonnie Brown Heady They have pleaded guilty to kidnaping and killing Bob by and are awaiting trial Nov 15 in Kansas City Police who arrested them in St Louis Oct 8 recovered most of the ransomfrqmHalL But he and Mrs Heady said they did not know where therest of the moneywas Hall said at one time hethought fie lost it ou a drunken spree in Stl Louis Later he was quoted that tie believed4 MrsHeadylost it while she Mrs Krauser was reported to have identified the list rof serial numbers distributed by the FBItooperators of hotels motels Brooming houses and mer chants The Detroit Times andtheDe troit Newssaid Mrs Krausergot the money from aTrural mailtruck driver in Manton Mich who had received it without knowing its background Manton is 75 miles from Petoskey Sold to v One report was thatTthemissing money ca me into through Chicagos underworld and was sold by professional fences for 30 to 50 cents1 on the dollar Wakeford said Mrs Krauser a widow tookthe bill in last Tues day andout of curiosity checked its serial number It matched one of the B series of bills on the FBI lisfandshe called the FBI inTraverse City immediately Wakeford hadno fur ther the bill passed in Detroit but said it was reported to him by the FBI Finding of the bill was the first public break in the mystery of the missing money Carrier Mrs Krauser said she got the bill from Norman Clark acon tract mail carrier as a deposit on acabin he planned to rent for the winter Clark who lives near here carries mail by truck from Cadil lac to Petoskey It was learned FBI agents have been in this Northern Michigan area for the past six days check ing travelers in an attempt to trace the bill Wakeford said all strangers in the top tier ofNorthern Michigan counties were investigated quietly He said he had no knowledge of the FBIs success An investigation is underway in St Louis into the mystery of the missing ransom Barrow Baseball Man Near Death PORT CHESTElRr N Y Barrow the man who discovereid Honus Wagner changed Babe Ruth from a pitcher into an outfielder and built the New York baseball empire is near death Barrow 85 has been in asemi corn a for two days He ex pected to rally for the United Hospital said He en tered the hospital July 7 with can cer the spokesman said In 26 years as business manager general manager and president Barrow saw the Yankees win 14 American League pennants and 10 world championstiJps He retired in 1946 as president   

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