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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                Horth loWds Daily Newspaper EdiUd for the DIM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE t THENEWSPAPER T H AT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S N E I G H B O R S HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25 1953 This Paper Consists Two Ona No Me Cart to Be Election Issue He May Refuse However Canada Ready to Announce US CanQuestion ExRed BULLETIN Wednesday gave permission to the United States Internal Security Subcom mittee to question Igor Gouzen ko OTTAWA Canada appeared ready Wednesday to announce formally that US Senate investiga tors can question exRussian Igor Gouzenko any time they that the questioning may finger him for the Communists he ex posed in 1946 Prime Minister Louis St Lau rent in astatement to Parliament late Wednesday was scheduled to outlinehis governments reply to a second request from a US Senate internal s e c u r it y sub committee for an opportunity to question Gouzenko former Soviel Embassy clerk who revealed a Russian spy ring operating in Canada St Laurent was slated to speak at about pm CST Unofficial s o u r c e s speculated that arrangements might be made for a secret meeting between Gouzenko and a subcommittee representative In Canada It ap parently would be up to Gouzenko whether he wanted to run the risk of exposure Canadian Foreign Secretary Les ter B Pearson outlined hisgovern ments new position onthe Gou zenko request Tuesday He told the United Nations Correspondents Association in New York Gouzenko could if he go any place in the United States or Canada to talk to investigators But if he does Pearson added Canada can no longer guarantee his safety or that of his family louzenko his wife and three chil drenhave beenliving under an assumed name and the protection of Canadas famedmounted police since he fled the Russian Embassy in Ottawa in 1946 He is now a Canadian citizen Pearson expressed confidence that the international over the former Soviet Embassy Sec Story Page 2 clerk would be cleared up to tfo satisfaction of both countries St Laurent also was due to dis close the identity of the highlj placed Canadian who U S Atty Gen Brownell last week sai questioned the loyalty of the lat Harry Dexter White in a cbmmuni cation to the US government i 1946 AP Wireplioto Can Gef Rid of Me by Voting Democratic NEW YORK Joseph R McCarthyoffered him self Wednesday as an issue in the 1954 congressional elec tions The Wisconsin senator on a nationwide radio and tele vision broadcast defended his role as the founder of Mc Carthyism and invited voters to pass judgment on his Com munisthunting tactics at US Judge Tells State Dept Firing Heads American Courtin Germany JOYOUS OVER happy trio was photographed in the Davis County courtroom late Tuesday shortly after a jury returned a verdict of innocence for Walter M Mayer 56 Santa Fe cattleman With Mayer are his attorney R E White and his wife Katherine it Thankful Mayer Heads t o New Mexico Home Rebuke to Israel for Border Raid UNITEDNATIONS N Y Ignoring Israeli appeals the UN Security Council by a 90 vote Tues day night rebuked the Jewish state for the kiliirig of 53 Jor dans Kibya village Jind called on her to see that suchactions do riol happen again The by the United States Britain and France protests from both Jor dan and Israel They do not belong to the council and have no vote there Israeli Delegate b a Eban charged that the censure was load ed in favor of Jordan andwarnec that it might torpedo the direcl IsraeliJordan talks his governmen has demanded Sources close to Jordan labeled the resolution a milksop which merely chided Israel and did noth ing to punish her Charles Malik of Lebanon 6nl Arab member of the 11nation council abstained on the vote along with Russia Malik explained to re potters later he felt the resolution was not nearly strong enough a did not call for compensation i families of the Kibya victims Living Costs Up Auto Workers to Get Salary Hike WASHINGTON govern ment reported Wednesday that liv ing costs edged up a bit in the month ending in suring a million CIO auto workers of a twocentsanhour wage in crease The increase up twotenths of one per cent during the month brought the index of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to another record high for the fifth month in a row It stood at 1154 per cent of the 194749 averageor 11 per cent above a year ago Despite the new living cost in crease Commissioner Ewan Clague of the bureau said the na tions inflationary period appeared tobe at ah end He said thai lower food prices are likely in the coming winter months and may bring the overall living cost levels down from their present peak Town Fights for Boy ALBANY Wis folks hereabouts determined to make Christmas a good one for little Jeff and Dorothy gathered in an emotioncharged meeting at Town Hall Tuesday night to set up the Keep Jeffrey in Albany Fund A court order has taken 2yearold Jeffrey from the arms of his widowed foster mother Mrs Dorothy Tschudy 30 and returned him to thecustody of the Wisconsin Welfare Department The state unit holds that a child needs the care of both a father and a mother Tschudy a prosperous trucking firm operator here djied last April at the age of 28 Mrs Tschudy has been seeking an exceptionto the states policy since then But Green County Judge HaroldLamboley ruledilast week that because the adoption was notl completed the blond browneyedladmust return to the state Mrs TscHudy has beenhospitalized Avith shock polls next year McCarthy m a d e a halfhour speech Tuesday night over major radio and TV networks after de manding equal time to answer an attack by former President Harry S Truman on McCarthyism The senatorsaid that if the American people agree with Mr Truman t hat McCarthyism is bad they can get rid of me as chairman of the investigating com mittee next fall by defeating any Republican up for election Denounces Truman He denounced Mr Truman as an exponent of Trumanism which he defined as The placing of your political party above the interest of the country regardless of how much the thereby country is damaged Could Disrupt Big 3 Parley in PerilI on Unity Vote PARIS IPVPremier Joseph Lariiel won from his badly split coalition government Wednesday permission to pose a formal confidence vote onthe European Unityproblem A defeat would oust the Laniel governmentand possibly leadto a dissolution of Parliament arid new elections In addition if Laniel should bekicked out of office he would not beable to attend the Big Three meeting with President Eisenhower Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in Bermuda next week PreDawn Hours The Laniel move came in the predawn hours following adjourn ment of the NationalAssembly at 5 a m after a marathon debate on Frances foreign policy whichlast ed 20 hours and 30 minutes The discussion was indecisive nd the assembly recessed to per About The Weather Ma ion City Cloudy and slightly colder withoccasional snow flur ries through Thursday Iowa Partly cloudy somewha colder with diminishing winds Minnesota Partly cloudy am somewhat colder GlobeGazette weather data up t t am Maximum 35 Minimum 28 At 8 28 Precipitation Trace PARIS French govern mentthreatened Wednesday to resign unless the National As sembly approves a government sponsored resolution on foreign mil ithe governmentVto work mil compromise motion supporting he European Defense Community The cabinet met firstfor about an hour but failed to reach agree ment on a resolution expressing ukewarm support for the EDC Laniel then reported the failure o President Vincent Auriol who promptly summoned the cabine members to his home for a seconc conference Demands Full Vote It was there that Laniel demand id a full vote of confidence so that he could attend the Big Thre meeting in Bermuda on Dec 4 with strong backing The cabinet session ended witl Laniel bluntly announcing he woul again submit the same kind of res olution which the ministers had re jected earlier He dared them t risk a new election by having thei followers in the assembly reject it Can Cut Aid Stassen Says Sets Next Year as Reduction Time WASHINGTON Aid director Harold Stassen has in ormed CoVgress it will be possible o make a considerable reduc ion in American military aid to Vestern Europe next year He aid that economic aid with a few xceptioris can be ended Stassen set out these conclusions n a special report he sent to four ongressiohal committees on Nov 6 A summary of his letter was made public Wednesday by the foreign Operations Administra SAME Jury Votes Acquittal on First Ballot BLOOMFIELD UP Walter M Mayer 56 prominent New Mexico rancher was free of murder charges Wednesday and leaves for home with his wife Wednesday Anight1 for a real Thanksgiving will really mean something this year he said Mayer and his 47yearold Bru nette wife Kathcrine wept and the courtroomcrowd cheeredlate Thursday when a jury acquitted him of murder in the shooting of John C Wisdom near here May 2 Arrival at 1 PM The Mayers in Ottumwa Tues day night and Wednesday leave LaPlata Mo by train Wednesday night for Santa Fe their home They expect to arrive at 1 pm Thanksgiving Day and be with their young sons Tom 10 and Jimmy 8 for the holiday The jury of three women and He also criticized the Eisenhower administration for not getting rid of all alleged Communists in the government and for not cutting off foreign aid to nations which con duct business with Communist China Mr Truman at his home in In dependence Mo refused to com ment on the McCarthy speech and Tells of Red NEW YORK McCar thy RWis declared Wednes day a defiant witness appears to be the most active Commu nist espionage agent this sub committee has uncovered to date McCarthy termed the witness Harry A Hyman of Manhattan a sleazy character and an un dercover spy for Commu nists Hyman a former employe of theFederal Telecommunications Laboratories in re fused1 to answer questions before thesubcommittee Hyman was given the oppor tunity to tell us whetherornot he is a spy but takes advantage of the Constitution which he would destroy McCarthy said FRANKFURT Germany Chief Justice William Clark of the US Court of Appeals In Germany said Wednesday he had been fired by the State Department for fail ing to take orders However the jurist declared he would ignore the dismissal notice and continue to hold court Clark was recently named head of a threeman group assigned by the American Association of Law yers in Germany to investigate re ports that telephones in the head quarters of US High Commis sioner James B C o n a n t were equipped with recording devices The US High Commission at Bonn issued a statement saying the State Department decided against reappointing Clark due to a decline in court business and for economy reasons The commis sion refused to comment now on Clarks statement t h a t he was fired for failing to take orders and that he would continue tohold court At a news conference clarksaid he had received a Monday from1 the State ing him i surplus and1 advising he would not be reappbinted when his regular term ends Jan8 They ordered me back to the United States for consultations within the next 10days hesaid But I am not going to go This is an attempt to discipline somebody who wont take orders next year Stassen had AP Wircphoto A breeze QUEEN ON FIRST LEG OF WORLD TOUR the dressof Queen Elizabeth II as she stands at the Bermuda airport Governor Sir Alexander Hood The visit to Bermuda marked the first of a series of stops for the Queen and her a world tour ion Bv reference to the next government iscar the 12 months begin ning next July1 His report to Congress summed up his views after attending a meeting of the 17nation organiza ion for European economic co operation Stassen gave no estimates as to he size of reductions he believed might be possible Europe was allotted of the in new funds which Congress appropriated for military and economic help during the pres ent fiscal year He expressed belief American aid of some kind will have to continue to Spain Greece and Turkey and to France for the Indochina War Father Riley Brings Back Young Orphan From Korea during 1 the year beginning next POSTMAN RETjRES ROCKWELL CITY Fred C Medd Jr has retired from the U S Postal Service bringing to an end a total of 113V4 years service he and his brothers have given to SEOUL UP George Ascom will grow up in Iowa like other Americans but he is in for quite a shock when he is older Somebody will tell him where he came from the muddy filth infested streets of a factory cen ter near the port of Inchon Young George is believed to be an American His eyes are blue and his hair is blond The sisters of the Roman Cath olic Star of the Sea Orphanage who found him abandoned last summer when he was two months old say there is no doubt he is a fullblooded Caucasian But neither they nor anyone else can clear up the mystery A Catholic priest christened him George Ascom after Ascom City in Korea where he was found Another Catholic priest an Amcri can Navy chaplain adopted him The chaplain is Lt JG Ed ward 0 Riley oE Dubuquc Iowa that branch of the government Father Riley first saw the boy in epternber atthe Star of the Sea Orphanage Wednesday George Ascom is on he carrier Point Cruz in Yoko suka Japan Next month he and Tather Riley will sail for the United States George will enter a atholic orphanage in Iowa Father Rileyis a former assist ant pastor of Holy Family Parish in Mason City He was born in owa Falls but his mother and brother Bill RileyKRNT announ cer live in Des Moines He is now chaplain on the USS Point Cruz and the thousand crew men aboard are reported to have taken to thechild so that they are washing diapers mixing formulas and otherwise helping to care for the baby Father Riley expects to have the baby in Des Moines for his first Christmas since the Point Cruz is scheduled to dock at San Diego Dec 18 nine men announced verdict at pm after less than an hour and a half in a closed room at Davis County Courthouse The rancher was acquitted on the first ballot Mayer was charged with first degree murder for shooting Wis dom 51 Des Moines livestock man on Wisdoms 900acre farm near here Mayer pleaded self defense The 160pound rancher said 240pound Wisdom threatened to kill him and charged like a mad bull when told he had to pay a debt for some sheep or be charged with embez zlement Mayer smiled broadly through tears when the verdict was read His wife a member of the New Mexico Republican Central Com mittee was in tears and choked with emotion She collapsed in her husbands lapandhe put his arms around Lot of Confidence I just had a lot of confidence in the people here in spite of every thing Mayerisaid Except for av few people who will stop at nothing the people here are wonderful I knew the people would believe me gave no indication whether lie even tiad listened to it President Eisenhower went to bed early Tuesday night at Augus ta Ga and did not hear the speech Little Comment i Few members of Congress Dem ocrat or Republican would com ment on the McCarthy speech Democratic National Chairman Stephen A Mitchell had only the remark Look whos talking Rep Herman P Eberharter DPa said McCarthy reminds me of a bubble that has so much wind in it its going to bust Hes a blowhard McCarthy sat before micro phones and TV cameras in a small CBS television studio in New York to condemn Mr Trumans conduct in the Harry Dexter White case and charge that the Truman ad ministration had crawled with Tonight rshall spend but very little time on Harry Truman he said As an individual he is of no more importance than any other individual who has been repudiated by an overwhelming vote of the American people said I shot in self defenseI wasnt mad at Wisdom But I felt I hard to defend myself Mayer said he was so worried about his wife when the time ar rived for the verdict to beread that I didnthave time to think much about my own feelings lost lots of always knew His wife who weight said she he was innocent or I couldnt have stood this awful ordeal Mayers brothers Frank a Chi cago attorney and Robert a St Louis Mo manufacturer rushed to Mayer and embraced him This is really wonderful Frank said K1WANIS CONFERENCE CHEROKEE of the 7th division NebraskaIowa Ki wanis District will meet here Monday for a governors organiza tion conference Boards Deny OK for Petitions in Hancock Areas The Boards of Education from Hancock and Cerro Gordo counties in ajoint meeting Tuesday refused the Ventura Consolidated School District permission to circulate petitions for reorganization in cer tain additional areas in Hancock County However the boards did give ap proval to the Ventura District to circulate petitions for reorganiza tion of the areas located in Cerro Gordo County according to a re quest by the Ventura School Board The boards also granted Ventura Consolidated School District per mission to circulate petitions for reorganization in areas in Hancock County vyhich have been tentative ly assigned to the Ventura district The proposed district includes Ventura and 13 independent school districts in Cerro Gordo County and three townships in Hancock County The Hancock board proposed that persons in the questioned addition al area should be contacted andlet the individuals object in or ob ject out of the proposed reorgan ization plan The beared submitted this proposal in place of the idea of circulating petitions Both coun ty boards and the Ventura board jhave taken the Hancock County proposal under consideration The Ventura board sought to cir culate petitions for reorganization in parts of Ellington Concord and Ell Townships in Hancock County AP Wlrepholo TELLS McCarthy RWis is shownas he told his story to the American people by radio night and television Tuesday On The Chamber of Commerce Elects 10 New Directors M Evashevski Is Named Americas Coach of the Week 1 Only ChurchIn Floyd Is Top Community Center 11 78TH ANNIVERSARY SAGLE Idaho WHMr and Mrs Benjamin F Hartley who wera married in Tennessee when both were 16 celebrated their 78th wed Iding anniversary Tuesday   

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