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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Presa and United Press Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 2 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One No 44 Backs Dulles Rebuke of AACarthy Reveal Scientist as Red Senate Group in Spy Parley WASHINGTON spy hunters meet Wednesday to decide what to do about questioning Igor Gouzenko after disclosing the FBI reported information from the former Russian code clerk had enabled it to identify a US scientist as a Soviet agent Chairman Jenner RInd of the Senate Internal Secur ity Subcommittee indicated Tuesday the group was not Alikely to press the Can Makers Go on Strike in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH UP A strike by the CIO United Steelworkers shut down the nations two largest can manufacturers Wednesday The big union ordered the walk but Tuesday midnight against the American Can Co and the Con tinental Can Co after a deadlock in negotiations for new contracts American Can and Continental employ 33000 USW members in 68 plants in 30 states and five plants in Canada Of these Ameri can operates 36 in 16 states tmd one in Canada employing about 20000 workers Some 13000 other union members work in 32 plants of Continental in 14 states and four in Canada The two companies employ more than 60000 persons in all About half of these are not affected since ithey are represented by other unions citrus industry it de pends to market its products The strike also will af fect the steel industry which sup plies most of the metal for cans press tne issue in view of Gouzenkos reported objection to being questioned Jen ner said in an interview inLouis ville Ky I dont want him to testify if he feels it will endanger him and his family Decines Testimony Gouzenko who once expressed willingness to talkto the investiga tors said in a copyrighted article written for the St Louis PostDis patch and Toronto Telegram decided not to allow the interview for reasons ofpersonal and family safety He has been living in undisclosed place under an as sumedname with Canadian gov ernment protection The Senate Internal Security Sub committee in releasing excerpts from the November 1945 FBI re port deleted the name of the sci entist described by the FBI as a wartime consultant to Fleet Adm Ernest J King then commander in chief of the U S Fleet The FBI said as quoted by the subcommittee that its information indicated the scientist may have finished data on the Navys prox imity fuse to Dr Allen Nunn May British scientist who confessed in 1946 to passing atomic secrets to tlieJRussians All 30 Interviewed POWs Decide on Red Life PANMUNJOM passive South Koreans unani mously chose Communism in Wednesdays opening round of Allied efforts to win back 351 South Korean British and American war prisoners who havent returned The recorded strains of South Koreas national anthem played in the background as 27 men and 3 women listened uietly to ROK officers read a lea to come home Then each alked out leading back1 Communism It appeared possible the Allies rew from a stacked deck The rst group was chosen by the pris Man Kills Assaulter of His Wife Shortage of School Funds DES MOINES toODly 12 mil lion dollars is available to pay more than 14 million dollars in valid claims for general state aid to public schqpls As a result the State Depart men of Public Instruction said Tuesday the claims will be paid at the rate of 84 cents on the dol lar The department said the valid claims this year total The 13 million dollar appropriation for general school aid is the same as last year when the prorata level was cents on the dollar The department said 4177 school districts will share in this years allocation Some 385 public schools were not eligible to participate this year because theyhad not levied at least 8 mills for their schools general funds The 1953 Legislature provided that only schools which levy 8 mills or more for thengen eral funds may share in the state fund Portion of Report M i This portion of the PBI report was revealedvby the subcommittee as one of the reasons it wants to question Gouzenko who fled from the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa in September 1945 and tipped Cana dian authorities to a Russian spy network reaching into the United States The excerptsk were described as part of the 71page report which Atty Gen Brownell hassaid was Secrecy Lid WASHINGTON Navy is ordering its personnel not even to repeat previous public statements on atomic matters unless they are checked in advance with the Atomic Energy Commission It is circulating an ironclad interpretation of the broadly worded request by the White House recently that atomic en ergy comments by government officials be checked first with the AEC The Navy order forbids even the issuance of a denial of a published report unless prior approval is obtained The Navycircular states that all statements must be chan nelled through the assistant sec retary of defense for legislative and puplic information affairs Fred Seaton for clearance with the appropriate agency of gov ernment AP Wlrephoto WAY TO SPEND the wayto spend the winter says Edith Knivoshien Brantford Ont Canada as she munches on an unseasonable watermelon on the beach at St Petersburg Fla Thats sand in the back ground not snow and the melon was grown in a local back yard Russians Have Invented Watermelon Thresher i NEW YORK the Russians have a watermelon threshing machine It is so described in a Soviet newspaper received here Its pur pose To separate seedstfrom the melons were left engineer of the in the and the seeds removed by hand machine was deVelopedbyVcolIecfave farm Stravropol region Comrade Schelbakov in cqoperation with two mechanics It uses an electric motor and threshes six tons of melons day The Sovietsarticle that after the threshing the seedless pulp can be used as cattle fodder What about the seeds No explanation is given but Russians sometimes eat them just as they eat sunflower seeds Presumably most of the seeds will go to grow more popular as human food in the USSR HOLBROOK Ariz ago nized husband bound tightly by a roadside holdup man was forced to watch as his wife was raped and strangled to death early Wednes day but gained his freedom and shot down the assailant a shorl time later The Navajo County sheriffs of fice identified the attackeras Car J Folk 60 of Clovis N M His victims were identified as Mr and Mrs Raymond Bruce Allen of Harbor Creek Pa The Aliens had camped besid US 66 about 10 miles east o Holbrook Tuesday night During the early morning hours Folk ap peared at their camp Wielding a gun he demande their money and then bound Alle and his wife Sometime later Allen manage to free his legs and fled down th highway Allen got a gun and returned i the sceneswhere he killed Folk I fired at him at least times Allen said USE FOR BOOKS MANKATO Minn boys ranging in age from 10 to 14 told police they used their school books to sit on so they be high enough to see when they drove cars they stole for joy rides Ridgway Charges 8608 U S POWs Didnt Return WASHINGTON Matthew B Eidgway charged Wednesday that the Communists in Korea failed to return 8608 American prisoners known to have been victims of Red atrocities The Army chief of staff told a Senate Investigating sub committee that Defense Department figures show 13239 sol diers and Marines were subjected to inhuman treatment Of these he said only 4631 have been repatriated This tragic void Ridg About sent to former President Truman and various officials in November 1945 The documents containing in formation about an alleged espio nage ring in the government was reported sent to then Secretary of the Navy James B Forrestal among others The Weather Mason City Cloudy and occasion al snow Thursday Iowa Rain or snow northwest and extreme west and rain else where Snow south and ex treme eastrcentral Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a mWednesday Maximum 39 Minimum 30 At 8 a m 34 Precipitation 03 S1J BULLETIN NEW YORK AFL photo engravers refused Wednesday to arbitrate a strike which has shut down all major New York news papers They then conutered with an offer to cut their demands in half On The Inside Bureau Leader High Rigid Supports Raps Pag YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 28 25 Principals Begin to Arrive for Vital Bermuda Parley said solemnly can rectly attributed to Conynunist mistreatment of prisoners Ridgway was first witness in a threeday series of hearings that will include GIs eyewitness ac Answers Reds UNITED NATIONS NY UP Britain told the Communists Wednesday that if they want defi nite proof of American charges of Korean atrocities they need only accept the United States chal lenge to permit an investigation counts and first hand descriptions of atrocities Although several television cam eras recordedthe testimony there was no live TV as originally an nounced The former United Nations su preme commander read to the sub committee headed by Sen Charles E Potter a staggering list of atrocities he S a i d were proved beyond question It in cluded f D e I i b er a t c shooting of wounded prisoners because they couldnt march fast enough Civic Choral Society fo present Messiah Sunday 2f Junior College Scores Fourth Straight Victory17 52 of Sales Tax Comes from Food Merchandise27 ners themselves in the Commu istdominated camp Observers peculated each of the 30 might be confirmed Red 30 More Thirty more South Koreans are i be interviewed Thursday 6 p m Wednesday Original plans called for 30 South Koreans to be interviewed daily or about 11 days before 22 Ameri cans and one Briton are called but high American officer said the schedule is not inflexible indi cating the nonKoreans might be called sooner The 300 score gives the Reds propaganda theme to take some of the edge off the humiliating beating they look in their inter views They got back less than 3 per cent of 2500 Chinese and Ko reans First Total Blank This was the first total blank The Communists howeveiyjnet JB PETE CONROY Pete7 Conroy Plans to Run for Congress Opposes Gross in GOP Primary James B Pete Conroy 30 Cerro Gordo County farmer and Clear Lake school teacher an nounced Wednesday that he will oppose H R Gross next June for May Reply McCarthy Indicates Ike Also Raps Another View WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower backing up Secretary of State Dulles blast at Sen Mc Carthy declared Wednes day that unity among free nations is our only hope forsurvival Like Dulles Eisenhower did not mention McCarthy by name But the President told a news confer ence he is in full accord rwith the statements made Tuesday by Secretary Dulles1 Dulles had asserted that criti cism such as that fired by McCar thy attacks the very heart of United States foreign policy Eisenhower had anticiptaed questioning about the matter and announced he had prepared his iews in writing because he said hey wouldbe the only wordsha vould have to say on the subject The President then read the tatement in which he declared I am in full accord with the statements made Tuesday by Secretary Dulles in his press con the Republican nomination as Con gressman from the 3rd He will resign his teaching posi tion March 1 he said and begin three months of county by county campaigning throughout the 3rd District Labeling Gross as one who never takes positive everything stand and and declared that th May Reply McCarthy was handed a copy of he Presidents statement in the Senate Office Building He read it carefully then told newsmen wait andr gi giva groups from 136 to almost 500 ing a compound for special groups to be maneuvered the interview tents Meanwhile in a negotiation hut nearby the Allies all but rejected a Red proposal for a Korean peace conference after a day of studying a Communist plan offered Wednes day US Delegate Arthur H Dean told the Reds there two basic points on which both sides could agree buthe accused them of at tempting to slip an enormous joker into the conference by call ing for Russia to attend as a neu tral SAME BLACKF1AG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST 24 HOURS TUCKERS TOWN Bermuda Minister Winston Churchill arrives here Wednesday to complete advance preparations for a Big Three meeting which might make or break the Euro pean Defense Community As Churchill Avinged across the Atlantic on the BQAC Stratbcruis cr which brought Queen Elizabeth II tor Bcrumda last week early ar rivals in the American and British parties emphasized the utmost im portance of the LBigThree confer ence to the fuiure of EDC1 President Eisenhower was undcr itood to be ready to tell French Premier Joseph Laniel at the con fcrcnces starting Fridaythe Unit ed States will continue present American troop strength in Europe f France ratifies the EDC treaty 1 Churchill was scheduled to ar rive at Kindley airfield at 4 pim Bermuda time 2 pirii CST The colonial government j has planned for arrivala colorful turnout of the island constabulary cials of the local goyernrnen who currently are quarreling f in the legislative asemblyibverthe costs of having the conference herev Churchills planei the Comusj was delayed for minutes in Shannon Ireland early Wednesday when mechanics discovered a de fect in the pressurizatioh System for the cabin The Prime Minister slept while repairs were made Laniel arrives here at 10 am Bermuda time 7 am CST Thurs day aboard an Air France Super qnstellalion President Eisenhow er is flying in about noon Friday aboard the White House plane the Constellation Columbine Tight to pro three principals went into effect late Tuesday Welch Fusiliers imported from thy British Jamaica garrison pa trolled the grounds of the plush MidOcean Club where the princi pals will liyX as rain storms arid squallywinds lashed the island The guards will m a i n t a i n an aroundtheclock in the hall ways outside the Eisenhower Churchill and Laniel suites SHOPPING DAYS LOT AP Wlrephoto STUDENTS VISIT UNITED attend ing the 68th annual Congress of American Industry view the sights at the United Nations They are left to right Joan Kirland Owenaboro Ky Bob Weber Minneapolis Marlene Sels Pella la and Ed Bidtenhead Pittsburgh against body Conroy present Congressman is notrep resenting his districtj its people and its enterprise Lives onFarm 1 Conroy lives on a farm south Mason City and is a director of the ruraltschool district He has been active jin Republican politics and at Des Moines a year ago was elected to the state conventions committee on permanent organiza tion representing the 3rd District He is an active member of the Cer ro Gordo County Farm Bureau be taken to pre pare one to be a qualified Con gressman Conroy conceded but suggested some of the things which might help one to prepare himself for the job of Congress man Working in political campaigns and helping to operate a party keeping well informed on local and national issues studying the business and experiencing the needs of the Iowa farmer in rela tion to all United States agricul ture knowing the problems first hand of teaching and operating Iowas schools directing the use of tax money in a school district knowing the present and studying the future of Iowa industrial and labor needs in relation to national and world economics Rooted in Iowa His own personal life is so tied up in Iowa that its interests can not helpbut be his own he added My family my farms and my business interests as well as my heritage are all deeply rooted in Iowa and its destiny Conroy accused the present Congressman of giving no leader are suffering Gross own fate of just being tolerated He likened Gross to the person in our church school union or farm group who though completely honest always seems to be against everything who having no sense of humor or warmth of personality usually is the lone wolf who com plains about criticizes and works against all those in the group who are trying to get something done This person usually is accepted as a necessary cross to bear and is given his say while the rest of the group proceeds to get the job done receiving no help from this chronic maverick I do not like a man in public office who is a rubber stamp one who can always be counted on just to go along with the crowd Neither do I care for a man in public office who takes no action but thatof being against everything and both cases he is not representinghis district its people and its enterprise Conroy is a native of Mason City son of thelate Mr and Mrs J W Conroy He served in theNavy in 1944 and 1945 He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and taught for IMs years in Minneapolis schools He has taught in Clear Lake since September 1951 Heis married and has four chil out a news conference later Wed nesday K Holding the copy of Eisenhowers news men he wanted to go over this carefully and also to spend more time goingt over Secretary of State statement T statement Tuesday McCarthy had commented Doyou think he could been referring to Dulles though not mentioning McCarthys name had doubt about it byusing some of McCarthys language in referring to criticism of administration for eign policy The President also took sharp issuewith McCarthy on another that he believes the Communists in government is No Negotiations WASHINGTON UP Preif dent Eisenhower on the eyeof the Big Three conference In Ber muda said Wednesday the ques tion of admitting Red China to the United Nations is not a quei tion open to negotiation with any body at the present time Mr Eisenhower at news conference refused to make any commitment on whether United States regards the latest Russian note as a suitable basis for a Big Four meeting with the Soviets He said there are points which need study and if this govern ment feels indispensable condi tions are met it will agree the meeting which it has sought for many months sue will be out of the picture by the time the congressional elec tions occur next year Will Be Issue McCarthy told a nationwide ra dio and television audience last week that Communism would be an issue and thatthe question of continuing his hunt for subver sives would be the main issue in the election of a Republican Con gress It was in the same speech that McCarthy took some cracks at ad ministration foreign policy The gist of his criticism was that this country should be tougher in deal ing with its allies Eisenhower United States said that the should turn im patiently to coercion of other free nations our brand coercion so far as our friends are concerned would bea markof theimperial ist rather than of the leader He said American military and economic aid was a part of this countrys own security program and added r Dominant Struggle We do this because unity among free nations is our only hope for survival in the face the worldwide Soviet conspiracy backed by the of Soviet military power This struggle other considerations of our The Veriuj a1 life and death Wat tor   

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