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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ON CITY GLOBE THE NEWSPAPER THATMAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E HOME EDITION VOL LX AssociatedPress and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 18 S3 Thla Paper Consists of Two No 34 Say Snyder Prom ites Frien Reds lessen Parley Demand Now Want Neutrals as 3rd Party PANMUNJOM UP Allied and Communist negotiators Wednesday appearedto be making some prog ress in talks to arrange an already longdelayed Korean peace confer ence The Cpmmunists Wednesday turned down an American plan for inviting neutral nations to the full dress talks But they apparently abandoned demands for a round table conference atwhich neutrals have a Gust of Wind NEW YORK stamp collector S Kellogg Stry ker believes he may have stumbledon to a philatelists dream be cause of wind The breeze accidentally blew some stamps bearing Wdodrow Wilsons picture into a pan of waterThe dampening disclosed that the stamps were printed on paper marked USIR from the US Internal Revenue Bureau Stfyker has since discovered that rare series of the stamps were printed on the revenue bureaus paper and the 401 which he has rounded up may be worth as much as full voice Third Party The Reds suggested instead that neutral nations attend the confer ence as a third party to insure a harmonious atmosphere but with almost no voting power US special envoy Arthur Dean said the vaguely worded Red plan needed clarifying The Communists indicated they would answer at Thursdays meeting There were increasing signs that the Communists might oiot resume interviews with Chinese and Ko rean war prisoners who have ru fused to go home The Reds talked to 227 Koreans first interviews iii 10 the program has been stalled since Communist explainers recently have interviewed only half of a compound of prisoners daily de rnanding to talk to the other half on the following day No Facilities The Indian spokesman said the guards have no facilities tobreak each compound into two groups so the interviewed prisoners couldbe icgregated from the v The the talksr by demanding with antiRed lTorth Koreans or Chinese war been resisting effortsofthe vln dians to take themto explanation sessions There will be no explanations at all until the matter is settled the Indian spokesman said It now has become a matter of principle Mayer Denies Coming to Iowa to Murder Wisdom BLOOMFIELD Mi Mayer 66 when asked at his murder tiial Wednesday whether he came to Iowa last spring to kill John C Wisdom replied in a firmvoice Cer tainly not Mayertestified that although Wisdom had spld worth of sheep he was wintering for Mayer in March gave Mayer only 4000 I did not get angrywith Wisdom but hoped to work out the later Says Plane Reaches SpeecLof 1272 MPH LOS ANGELES Times aviation editor Marvin Miles says theDouglas Skyrocket plane las Oct 14 reached a new world speed mark of 1272 miles an hour Mayer prominent Santa Fe N M rancher claims he shot Wisdom 51 in selfdefense last May 2 when Wisdom rushed him during a quarrel over their live stock transaction on Wisdoms Bloonifieid ranch 15 Troopers Die as Plane Crashes During Maneuvers FORT BRAGG NG Air Force board arrives Wednes day to investigate the crash of a C119 Flying Boxcar which slashed through a mass drop of hundreds of paratroopers killing 15 men and injuring 11 All but one of the planes stick of 40 paratroopers leaped to safety Tuesday as the big craft whipped in a tight turn to avoid billowing parachutes and then plunged to earth The pilot who heroically stayed with his plane to guide it away from the jump three crew mem bers and one paratrooper died as the C119 plowed into a pine forest and burned Ten paratroopers were killed by the h u g e plane as it plunged to earth The Air Force ordered a board of inquiry from Lawton Air Force Base Calif here to investigate the cause of the crash The sudden tragedy came as 23 Flying Boxcars b e g a n mass drop maneuvers over a drop zone in a remote area of this huge mili tary base Sold Sheep The defendant dressed in west ern clothes and testifying in a low oice said he came to Bloomfield last March and found Wisdom had sold 1065 out of 1500 Mayer sheep for Wisdom said he was terribly hard that he was threatened with loss of his place and that he had an income tax payment com ing due Mayer testified I told him John u youre in such a terrible fix Ill help Ill take and come back after lambing Mexico he reminded AVisdom that ihe lowan had violated their agree ment that the sheep should be sold only if the market was high No Argument I Mayer said wasnt the slightest argument and I knew that if we quarreled tliere would be trouble later Mayer said Wisdom gave Mm a check which bounced the first time he presented it for pay ment but which was met the second time my bank sent it through Mayer said he had expressed disappointment that Wisdom had sold the sheep contrary to condi tions of their agreement He said Wisdom replied he tried to con tact Mayer and had talked to Mayers office manager who ad vised Wisdom to use his best judgment and that it might be a good idea to sell some of the sheep AP Wirephoto Mrs Eobert BOBBYS MOTHER ATTENDS TRIAL Greenlease mother of the boy who was kidnaped and slain is shown at right as she entered courthouse in Kansas City to attend the trial of Carl Austin Hall and Mrs Bonnie BrownHeady kidnapers of her son Coverrimenf Ends Case in Kidnap to test the market West Bend Soldier Slain COMING MONDAY NOVEMBER 23 with Christmas gift ideas for everyone I Yes Monday November 3 is the day That is the day that the Pick a Present Christmas Gift Guide fea ture on the Globe Gazette Classified pages Every day from Nov 23 through Dec 15 you canfind hundreds of good ideas for gifts for every member of the family and all your friends so that they are easy to find and recog nize v Watch for Pick a Pres ent and make it a daily preChristmas reading habit HOPEWELL Va 21year old youth has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Cpl Donald Jergens of West Bend Iowa here Jergens son of Mr and Mrs Howard R Jergens of West Bend was shot to death at the doorway to a rooming house Monday night He had been stationed at Ft Lee Va Held in the shooting was Lloyd Edward Collins of Hopewell De tective Sgt F C Gwaltney said conflicting stories of the events Which led to the shooting were told by Collins and two soldier compan ions of Jergens Mother Tells of Lie Hall Used in Case KANSAS CITY govern ment concluded its case Wednesday against the kidnapkillers of 6year old Bobby Greenlease whose moth er climaxed testimonyby confront ing them in Federal Court with the lie they used to get in ran som after theboys coldblooded slaying The government wrapped up its case quickly on the third day of the trial to determine whether Carl Austin Hall34yearold playboy who turned criminal1 and Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady 41yearold divorcee are to die in the gas chamber The closing testimony was large ly corroborating evidence already admitted The defense was expected to move swiftly towards conclusion of the case In an unfaltering voice Bobbys attractive mother told the jury Tuesday how Hall repeatedly as No Benefits Here Ike Cant See Balancing of Budget in 54 Hopes Reds Wont Be Election Issue WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower shunting aside the Harry Dexter White case at his news conference said Wednesday hedoes not believe the federal budget can be balanced in thefis cal year beginning next July i He also said the administration probably wont know until next month whether it will have to ask Congress to increase the national debt ceiling of 275 billion dollars Eisenhower told the conference he had said his last word fprthe present at least on the biggest issue in Washington the contrp versy over former President Tru mans letting the appointment of White to a high monetary post go through in 1946 in the face of an FBI report that White was sus pected of being a Communist spy He voiced the hope that the Communistin government issue will be a matter of history by the time the 1954 congressional elections come around The President made the state ment in commenting on a remark by Leonard W Hall chairman of the Republican National Commit tee that his party plans to make the issue one of the main points of the congressional campaign He gave two reasons for his be lief a balanced budget can not be achieved in the fiscal year begin ning next July One he said was the need o tax adjustments to remove injus tices He indicated this would ne cessitate some loss in revenue He gave expenses of the farm program as theother reason Ei senhower said these are unusually high because of the drought and related problems Eisenhower noted that he will meet with Republican congression al leaders the administrations legislative ipro gram for the session of Congress starting in January The President said the series of conferences would sort of firm up the program now being drafted by the executive After FBI Linked Him AP Wirephoto T E S T I F General Herbert Brownell above and FBI Chief J Edgar Hoover be low arrow are shown as they appeared before a Senate Com mittee investigating the Harry Dexter White case Hoover testi fied that White did not stay in government sanction service with FBI branch He said that in addition to Ms meetings with GOP congressional leaders he will make every effort to get full agreement from the Democrats on what he regards as bipartisan legislation particularly in the field of foreign affairs On The Page Mohiwks Plan Aggressive System of Play 77 Waldorf Choir Plans Trip to West Coast 14 Drainage Contractors Meet Here Monday and Tuesday 7 City Sewer and Water System Near Completion 28 230to Take KGLO Specialto Chicago 12 BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS NY HV The UN Political Committee called on the big powers Wed nesday to intensify their efforts toward disarmament and atomic control About AP Wircphoto PILL MAKER 92 TO TAKE M Bart lett 92 manufacturer of energy giving pills and Mrs Sbnja Du Pont 50 with whom he is pictured pi an to be married Thursday in Los Angeles They met four years ago when she came to work for himas his private secr retary Dulles Says Fear Caused Reds to Reject Meeting The Weather Mason Cify Chance of occasional showers Thursday Iowa Thursday cloudy and colder with occasional rain mostly in north and west Minnesota Occasional rain likely extreme south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 68 47 52 54 37 CLEVELAND Ohio retary of State John Foster Dulles said Wednesday Russia rejected European peace talks because of fear Theyrdare not admit of a pros pect of greater liberty anywhere behind the Iron Curtain he said So they slammed the door on a European conference and started diversionary talk about our being buddies aggressor China The secretary of state in a speech prepared for delivery be fore 700 delegates to the CIO con stitutional convention predicted the tide of despotism would recede during the second half of this cen tury I Dulles spoke nstheconvention prepared to adopt a resolution con demning an almost completede emphasis of labor influence in the Foreign Operations Administration and other programs The resolu tion offered by top CIO leaders charged that The labor division in the Foreign Operations Admin istration has been all but scuttled The CIO also denounced the ad ministration move placing the Point Four program under the for eign overseas aid program saying the transfer the program and distorted its pur poses Another member of Eisenhowers cabinet James P secretary of labor address the convention Wednesday afternoon ST JOSEPH Mo Austin Hall now on trialforthe kidnapslaying of Bobby Green lease worked for a short time last summer as an insurance salesman H G Sterling an insurance company representative T u e s day said Hall made only one sale while on the job The per son who hospitaliza tton coverage fromhim probably wont claim any benefits The sale was made to Mrs Bonnte Brown Heady on trial with Hah siired her that her only son was alive eyen though he had been slain soon after his kidnaping from a private Catholic school iHer multimulionaire husband Robert C sat onlya few feet from Hall The 71yearold automobile dealer watched her closely as she talked He had been there all day listening to the gov ernment press its case for the death penalty for Hall and his al coholic lover divorcee Bonnie Brown Heady Both have pleaded guilty At times his jaw tightenedHis teeth clenched And occasionally he would study Hall who served in World War II as a Marine only to come back to a life of crime A federal jury charged solely with determining whether Hall and Mrs Heady should die listened attentively as she related the first Oh No They Moan Troops Get the Bird Turkey on Menu Again By WILLIAM CBARNARD SEOUL The U S 8th Army announced with apparent gusto this week that the soldiers in Ko rea would be devouring more than 150 tons of turkey on Thanksgiving Day But the apparent gusto it seemed was confined to the quar termaster people Slowly the dread news from the rear echelons right up to where troops look out on the de militarized zone You could hear the wail in tent and bunker Oh no not turkey even boiled eel or turnip greens The Army reported recently sol diers sure liked turnip greens Army style Could be the soldiers in the Army poll simply were say ing they would take turnip greens over turkey every time What was the story behind this Army uprising against the turkey revered bird born to adorn American Thanksgiving tables This puzzled reporter went out to investigate telephone conversation Oct 4 Why couldnt it have been steak asked a captain He was an obvious beef eater Chances are 3 to 5 wed have ot turkey whether it was Thanks living or not said a private Back home moaned another enlisted man we ate turkey about hree timesa year instead of three imes a week andI could enjoy t That was it The Army suffered from a glut of turkey How come A lieutenant colonel wasnt sure 3ut he told how it was late in he war The colonel recalled with fine nausea those last harrowing days weeks when he front line soldiers had turkey every other Documents Told to Senate Group WASHINGTON inves tigators introduced evidence Wed nesday that former Secretary the Treasury John WSnyder pro moted Harold Glasser in 1946 aft er FBI reports had linked Glasser with Harry Dexter White in Soviet espionage Documents to this effect were put into the record of the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee which Tuesday heard FBI Director J Edgar Hoover testify that he opposed but former President Trumans decision to keep White in the government Hoover declared ing White from assistant secretary of the Treasury to US director of the International Monetary Fund as done by Truman hampered the FBI in its investigation of White Avofd Tipping Off Truman who had declared he took this action to avoid tipping off the investigation ofa suspect ed Russian spy ring had no com ment on Hoovers testimony be yond saying Im sure he told tht truth And President Eisenhower de clined at a news Conference to make further comment on this spe cific case He said spoken his last word for the time being at least on the Eisenhower said however that he hopeshis administrationsclean up in Washington wilT eliminate the Communistsingovernment is1 sue from next years congressional election campaign Ina session the Sen ate Internal SecuritySubconfnuttec cited an Aug 22 wrote he was being appointed Treasury research of rVs Sen Jenner sub committee said this wail one of a number of very serious letters signed by Snyder Snyder had to be present for the hearing word he could not arrange to come at this time J Two Summaries c Subcommittee Counsel Robert Morris pointed outv that Glassers appointment as director of the monetary research division oc curred after two summaries of FBI on Soviet espionage had been sent to the Treasury1 De partment In a telegram to Jenner Snyder said I want you topoint outthat the record clearly shows that with in approximately 18 monthsafter I became head of the Treasury Department andits 116000 em ployes to the bestof mytknowl edge all suspected subversives were separated from the depart ment and none havetieen found so I am advised in the department since I left Snyder became secretary of Treasury in June 1946 While saying he could not present Wednesday he told Jenner in the telegram that I shall of course be happy to furnish your committee any factsin mjr posses sion which youdesire and to an swer any questions you or committee maywish to ask me The telegram was sent from Toledo where Snyder is an official of an automobile manufacturing It was a ration foulup he de clared and it did us alot more harntthan the enemy did So the situation is fowled up Turkey on the menu twice a week with hot turkey sand wiches and turkey salad in be tween concern Glasser was a witness before the Senate investigating unit last April 14 He refused then on the grounds of possible selfincrimination to say whether he was a Communist or whether had engaged in es pionage activities while working for the government Placed in Record Snyders letter ofAug 22 1948 first was placed in the subcommit tees record when Glasser testified last April In reoffering it Wednesday Mor ris stressed that Hoover had testi fied Tuesday that two FBi sum maries on Soviet espionage had been sent to the Treasury prior to Glassers appointment Atty Gen Brownell alio told Senate probers Tuesday that aa FBI report described an a close subordinate and associate Morris said the records that in July 1946 Glasser attended an UNRRA conference in GtMvr as a member of tkt US   

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