Friday, November 27, 1953

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home DN CITY GLOBEGAZ THE N E W S P A P E R T H A T M A K E S A L L NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Press and United PressFill Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27 1953 This Paper Consists Two One No 41 Denounces Offer for Red Parley Laniel Gets Confidence Vote in French Assembly Kids Plead for Dad SEATTLE you had been Municipal Judge John II Neer gaard would you have granted this plea Dear Judge Neergaard You dont know us but you put our daddy in jail for drunkenness Im not blaming you because he had it coming but would you please let him come home for Thanksgiving becauseevery Thanksgiving and Christmas daddy says grace and it wouldnt be the same Our daddy is Please let our daddy come home Sincerely yours Mary Jane and Jackie The judge canceled the remainder of the sentence loo Soys Benson Aides Ghost Write Critical Speeches WASHINGTON Beall RMd charged Friday that some aides of Secretary of Agriculture Benson have been ghost writing speeches unfairly attacking Bensons handling of farm problems Beall told a reporter a quiet inquiry is being made into he said is good evidence that some Democratic hold ver policy makers in the De jUtmenf of Agriculture have Titten such speeches and slipped icm to Democrats for delivery These employes and others Beall aid also have supplied ideas and laterial to be worked into the exts of public addresses criticizing Jenson He named no names saying Tot DrownecH in Gravel Pit Near Fertile Anderson 8 daughter of Mr and Mrs Vefn Anderson died as the result of a drowning accident shortly before noon Friday The girl fell into gravel pit The Andersons live about five miles north of here Ah ambulance resuscitator from Mason City were sent to the farm1 A member of the Mason City fire department used thefesusci tator and with the help of physi cian attempted to revive the gir for two hours before she was pro nounced dead Left to YWCA by Widow DES MOINES bequest p to the Iowa District by a Bancroft farmers widow i the largest legacy ever left th Iowa District Mrs Fred C Moor of Des Moines state presidehi says Mrs Moore said Thursday th will of Mrs Anna A Cast left th money to the Iowa YWCA Mrs Cast a widow of a farmer wh lived west of Bancroft died thi fall I do know its being done I thinkMr Benson now knows its jeen going on There are dozens f these core of dis oyalty Many Democrats and some Re publicans in Congress as some farm leaders have been lighly critical of Bensons handling of farm problems principally the decline in farm income There were calls a while back or his resignation But Benson aid he was staying as long as President Eisenhower wanted him and Eisenhower praised him as a dedicated man The public is entitled to a fair jresentation of the facts of what Benson is trying to do Beall said rather than halftrue distortions prepared by skilled speech writers supposed to be interpreting and helping to implement farm pro grams designed for the benefit of all Will Attend Big 3 Parley in Bermuda PARIS Joseph iel won a vote of confidence in the National Assembly Friday The vote was 275244 He announced im mediately will go to the Bermuda conference as planned Laniel and Foreign Minister Georges Bidault will fly on Dec 2 to Bermuda for the meeting with President Eisenhower and Prime Minister Churchill One hundred deputies abstained in the voting on a weaklyworded resolution on European policy which gave qualified support for the European army The vote came at the end of a tension charged day in the Nation al Assemblys debate on French foreign policy The vote reflected reluctance to throw Laniel out of office on the eve of the Bermuda conference and just after Russia had offered to meet the Western Big Three to discuss world ten sions Early in the day it seemed that Laniel would have difficulty in get ting approval from the deputies of his policy on European unity Then AP Wirephoto WAR AMPUTEE BAGS Tetsuo kahama 20 of West LosAngeles who lost both of his feet fighting on Heartbreak Ridge in Korea last May holds two pheasants he brought down while hunting in Calif Its the first time Ive ever hunted honest Nakahama But Britain to Accept Bid U S Says Note Disappointing WASHINGTON State Department said Friday the new Soviet note proposing a BigFour foreign ministers meeting is dis appointing Meantime in London the British Foreign Office Friday night wel comed the new Soviet note as an acceptance of the Western Pow ers proposals for a fourpower meeting Voices View A Foreign Office spokesman oiced this view At the same time Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden was reported to have cabled the United States government that he feels the three Western Allies should join the Soviet Union in an early meeting The State Departmentissued a formal statement describing the note as an effort to cover up the disastrous consequences to Rus sia from the worldwide reaction to its earlier rejection of Alhec offers for talks on Germany and said The senator said he became sus picious when he read the texts of speeches made on the same day last summer in the Senate and similarity of their lan guage struck me at one point Foreign Minister to resign be cause he felt he had been slighted by the premier At the afternoon session how ever the personal animosities fad ed as the deputies sought to give the outward appearance har mony Laniel had told the Assembly earlierhewould quitiinlesshe got a clearcut approval of his policies I do not want a government with reduced powers and limited responsibilities he asserted Adding to the threats to the life of his already shaky regime was a lastminute rift between Laniel and Bidault who was said to have felt the premier was not determined enough in pushing for allout en dorsement of plans to create the proposed sixnation European De fense Community The government needs the votes of Bidaults Popular Republican Movement MRP party which fa vors EDC and the De Gaullists who bitterly oppose the plan The situation was thrown into further confusion by Russias sud den offer to attend a Big Four tmeeting 50Foot Flames in Pusan Fire Out of Control in Korean Port City By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Korea 50 feet high roared out of control in this jammed seaport Saturday driving thou sands of refugees crowded streets asit razed hundreds of clustered homes and shacks We just dont know how bad it is said one American Austria The State Department said the Soviet note adhered to all previous positions advanced by the Rus sians in formal notes and repeated AP Wirephnto LOOK AT THAT DRUMSTICK Michael1 Bushey 22 monthsold doesnt seem to mind having his legs intrac tion splints in Burlington yt Hes got his Thanksgiving turkey drumstick and thats all that counts The boy has a fractured left thigh received in an accident officer No one can say now Postmen in Fund Drive Friday Night Mason City letter carriers Will be pounding the pavement at night Friday After completing their regular days work they will canvass the Mason City residential districts from 7 to 9 p m to collect contributions for the Muscular Dystrophy Fund with a contribution was asked to turn on his porch light to help the men do their work as quickly as possible There were no immediate reports of deaths although it was almost certain some residents must have died in the flames that shot into the dark sky The fire endangered American installations and some US units and members of Neutral Nations truce inspection teams fled their quarters Strong Wind Winds up to 30 miles an hour Atomic Boast UNITED NATIONS N Y UP Nations interest cen tered Friday on a new Russian intimation that the Soviet may have atomic and hydrogen ons unknown in the Western world Andrei Y Vishinsky offered obscurelyworded boast Thurs day in the Genera Assemblys main Political Committee He said his country had matched the West in atomic and pos other country possessed The statement was made in de bate on the Soviet peace pack age proposal which was defeat edparagraph by paragraph Reaction to the Soviet insinua tion was expected when commit tee members explain their votes at a meeting Friday hydrogen weapons and sibly had weapons no Friends Rally to Help Runaways ORANGE Tex Itf The endur ing love of Betty McCuddy and Tom Buntin the full story a se cret even from their children after 22 years raliied friends and neigh bors to their side Friday Back in 1931 insurance man Thomas C Buntin of Nashville an alcoholic incapa ble of earning a living outside his wealthy familys peared Six weeks later after Buntins will had been mailed from St Louis the pretty Russellville Ky girl who had been his secre tary vanished too The cost to the lovelorn pair A wife three sons family pres tige and a thriving business to himher family and a share in a million dollar estate for unmarried Betty Only rumor and speculation ever connected the two disappearances I As much of the story as anybody began in Brownsville Tex weeks after the disappearances when Tom and Betty decided to let their love flower in the lush Rio Irande Valley Tom 28 proved not to be the neerdowell a Tennessee Supreme Court branded him He and22 yearold in Texas and somewhere along the years as sumed the names of Mr and Mrs Thomas D Palmer Thursday their 22 years of happiness and six chil splashed across the na tions iront pages Neighbors dropped by to chat Thursday night as Tom and Betty four oftheir children with them ate a belated Thanksgiving Day dinner Silent and miserable almost bitter earlier in the day hey took on a more cheerful man ner as their old friends rallied around Theyre among the finest peo ple I know a prominent Orange resident told the Associated Press Everybody in the neighborhood thinks the world of them a neigh 3or told reporters We were in love Betty told Nashville Tennessean reporter John Seigenthaler Money didnt mean too much to us If money had meant anything we wouldnt have done what we did Both prepared Friday to return to their jobs to which they com mute in nearby Beaumont Toms an employe of an appliance firm Betty works as a court stenog rapher What can I do asked a teen aged member of 16yearold Mar whipped the fire yards of Pusan1 s to within 200 main railroad garet Palmers Sunday School class t St Marks Methodist Church The class decided to send Mar garet flowers The large vas in the living Margaret in tears called her Sunday school teacher crying What will people You put on powder and your ipstick andbe in usual Mrs M M Brock said she told the girl Parents of two Orange youths married to daughters of Betty and Tom said it was all right Avith them They are Mr and MrsrB L Burton parents of Cpl William Burton married to Betty Ann 21 and in the Air Force in Korea and Mr and Mrs James E Her ring parents of Cpl William Her ring also in service and married to Jane 20 who lives somewhere in Washington State station shortly after midnight The fire burst out first about 8 oclock Friday night in a shanty town area called The Hilltop Entire blocks flashed into flame One Army officer said some homes almost exploded like a match that is lit with your thumb nail Another officer estimated in the early hours of the fire that as BULLETIN PUSAN Korea of US and South Korean soldiers were pressed into service here Saturday to fight the fire raging through this KoYeari port city Latest reports said millions of dollars worth of S military installations werethreatened by the flames at the current session of the Unit ed Nations General Assembly in New York These positions have been re jected outright in the past by President Eisenhower Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and other Allied leaders UnacceptableNature The unacceptable nature of Wirephoto RESTORES PAPERS Mrs George D OBrIenvrepIaces fami ly papers and records in her Massachusetts home which were removed by FBI agents investi gating the armored car robbery in 1952 Her husband and son are in jail charged with the robbery many as 1000 to 2000 houses and shacks had burned Key Port City Pusan a key port city on the southeast corner of the peninsula was the wartime capital of South Korea The port city normallyhas a population of about 300000 but countless thousands of refugees are making their temporary home there Many of these were home less as the fire raged out of con trol ELIZABETH PALMER MARGARET PALMER DAVID PALMER JANE PALMER Packer Coach Resigns Post GREEN BAY Wisl Ronzani resigned as coach the Green Bay Packers Friday and the three assistant coaches were named to handle the team for the final two games of the season RonzanL handed in his resigna tion effective immediately at a special meeting of the Packer ex ecutive committee which was called to discuss the clubs poor showing in the National Football iLeaguc race this season these Russians positions hasbeen made evident by delegates from many countries and reflected in overwhelmingly adverse assembly votes the statement said Therefore from the standpoint of real substance the note is dis appointing The cold American reaction to Russias new Big Four foreign ministers talks in Berlin was in sharp contradiction to re action from London The State Department said one of the most significant and obvious aspects of the Russian note is that it was timed to coincide with the foreign policy debate in France on the plan to rearm West Ger many under the European Defense Community proposal Another Effort Therefore the department said the new note would appear to be another Soviet effort to impede progress on EDC ratification and other steps toward European unity and strength Moreover the department said a second significant aspect is that the Soviet note marked an other effort to gloss over the un compromising nature of Soviet policy as exposed in Russias rejection of BigFour talks in its note of NoV 3 to the Allied powers The Russian conditions advanced then were that plans to rearm Soldier Admits Slaying Girl Killed Daughter of Colonel in Japan TOKYO Saturday married U S Sergeant has confessed he killed Susan Rothschild pretty 9 yearold daughter of a colonel the Army announced Friday An Army announcement identi fied him as Master Sgt Maurice L Schick 29 who lived with his wife and two adopted Japanese daughters in the same sprawling U S Army housing area as his victim Schick broke down Thursday night after prolonged questioning and admitted it was he who strang Only 5 Allied Coaxers Will Be Permitted i i j f PANMUNJOM Korea The Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission damaged the Allies chances of winning reluctant pris oners back to democracy by leH ing the United Nations Friday that five explainers must do the job TJN repatriation officials had sought 15 inter vie the task of reasoning with 351prisonersj iv i Dean Optimistic PANMUNJOM Korea American envoy Arthur H Dean isaid Friday he saw a distinct possibility his preliminary talks with the Communists would suc ceed in setting up Korean peace conference t Dean emerged from his 28th negotiating session with the Reds in the most optimistic mood the talks began more than a month v a go He asked the Communists to give a world weary of war a tangible ray of hope by trying earnestly to set a date for longdelayed meeting and seat Russia by her side as full participant including 22 Americans and ona Briton who refused to go home last summer The commission ruled however that the UN was entitled to only five explainers under the Korean armistice agreement which estab lished a ratio in accordance with the number of prisoners As a result of the commissions decision Allied interviewers will have to talk fast as each prisoner will have only four minutes in which to hear an explanation and make up his mind Unless the repatriation commis sion changes its stand all of the Communistheld prisoners interviewed in one day West Germany be ended and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization be scrapped The difference in reaction to the Soviet note by Washington and London suggested President Eisen hower and British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill may be hard pressed to reach common ground when they meet with French Pre mier Joseph Laniel if the French leader is able to hold office in Bermuda next week led the girl and left her body in a drainage ditch in the Sagamihara housing area 30 miles south of Tokyo the Army said While the child had not been raped Army investigators have said this appeared to be the motive behind the brutal attack and her attacker may have bcenfrightened away Schick is the chief ward master of the U S Army Hosiptal at Camp Zama His hometown was not given It was1 reported he was being held by military authorities there The hospital is near the Saga mihara housing area where Su sans body was found About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cold Saturday high 28 to 30 Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday Warmer extreme west MihnesotatvA little portion Saturday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Snow YEAR AGO On The Inside Mason City Christmas Club Members Get t Cotton Bowl Host Decided on Saturday 11 New S U I Pamphlet on City Manager Plan J Maximum Minimum 26 20 20 25 2t 10 SAME