Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archive: December 21, 1953 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1953, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortft iqwos Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NE W S P A r E R THAT MAKES A L L N 6 R T H I 0 W A N S NI I G H R S HOME EDITION MAS6N CITY STORES Open Monday Night December 21 Until 9 Oclock VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 21 1953 This Paper Consists oi Two No 41 ne Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Doing Good Is His Fulltime Job Christmas season has been made richer and fuller for me by spending a night with a won derful friend who devotes most of his waking hours to doing good to and wholly without thought of any reward beyond the satisfac tion that comes from welldoing Earlier this month in act it was the very first day of Decem flew to Wilmington Del to make a talk on the safety subject for the Delaware Safety Council My introducer at the meeting in the giant du Pont Playhouse and my host for the night was Maurice du Pont Lee Hes the subject of this visit with you hes the fellow who conditioned me for the Christ mas season But before I start you what Maurice Lee does I should perhaps tell you who he is and how 1 come to know him His fore bears include the founders of the du Pont empire on one side of the house and the famous Lees of Virginia on the other Light Horse Harry Lee of the Revolu tionary War era and Robert E Lee of the Civil War period in Ameri can history were both kinsman of his Energy Talks Rotids Slick 9 Milled in Gar Mishaps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Highway accidents due in part to roads made slippery by frost and icebrought death to nine persons and injury to nearly a score others in Iowa over the weekend Four fatalities resulted from col lisions and crackups late Saturday night and Sunday Four others were killed in Saturday afternoon and a woman died Sun day of injuries suffered in a mis hap about a week ago The list of dead James Kerr 19 of Osceola Gene Eberhardt 35 of Garna villo Mrs Marian Larson 25 of Wa terloo 2000 IliijQ They Met at Purdue Our du Pont Mrs Fred Serfoss erly 54 of Way 800 600 400 200 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED JWOJ03 Lees andmine first crossed a littlemore than a year agowhen we spent several days on the Pur due campus at West LaFayette Ind Designated as Old Masters we spent several days counseling with students in their classrooms and in their residence places Of the dozen or so on the assignment Mr Lee was by long odds the indst sought after and for the simplereason that he had the most to offer Prior to that acquaint anceship with the name Maurice du Pont Lee hadbeen confined to reading atiout his amazing con tribution tothe Delaware city in Avluch he Uyed jnqst of his adult life for the mighty chemical concern known 1 as du Fonts They Retired and Got Busy vas the eyear resting title over an article fea tured in the Saturday Evening Post and reprinted in Readers Di gest The piece was built around my newfound friend and some of the associates of like status drawn about him in just about the most unselfish and helpful cause you could possibly imagine He and his juries si companions have dedicated their Friday sunset years to thetask of apply ing the sumtotal of their know how to the advancement of small business and free enterprise in their home community Man Helping Brother Man But thats making it sound alto gether too impersonal What these men really are doing is to give assistance to individual business people both men and women are having toughsledding in their enterprises through some erroror deficiency which can be ferreted out and corrected Its the story of men helping their brothers Until you meet du Pont Lee you are prone to view the approach of your own sunset years with a melancholy eye But after falling under his spell you come almost to feel that the very best part of your life has been saved till the last You can hardly wait Firiv quite sure that Mr Lee re Mrs Henry Penrod 74 of Syca more 111 Mrs Edna Sanford 32 and Miss Nora Keene 73 of Pacific Junc tion William Adelmund 31 andMar vin Wertjes 7 of near Cedar Falls In addition an lowan Leon K Troyer 40 of Waterloo died at Voting Will Decide Lewis Seeking to Be Leader on N Y Docks WASHINGTON William V Bradley said Mon day if the International Longshoremens Assn wins a collec tive bargaining election on the New York waterfront he would favor affiliating it with John L Lewis United Mine Workers Union Bradley recently elected president of the ILA made the comment after an conference here with Lewis Such affiliation would make Lewis in effect the labor boss of the New York waterfront as well as head of the powerful coal miners Bradley came out of the meeting with Lewis and told reporters our Critically Hurt MANLY Lewis Gilbertson farmer of St Ansgar was in critical condition at ParkHos pital in Mason City with frac tures and severe lacerations suf fered in a collision betweenhis car and a loaded school bus four and a half miles east of here Monday morning His brother George with whom he lived was less seriously injuredwith multiple fractures of the shout der and head and facial injuries The bus carrying about a Plymouth school children collided withthe Gilbertson car when the latter skidded on ice on Highway and ran into a bridge The Gilbertson car was badlly damaged and it was necessary to cut the debris from the broth ers No one in the school bus was hurt The brothers are bachelors farming south of St Ansgar GlobeGazette Newspaper From the 3 Just Grandpa Please Tommle Marie David Kathy Jo A Herbert 1 Petersens China Center Jay Kathy Phyllis Goodnow Mason City Mlllwork Co Em ployes Mike Caroline Chris Mason City Brick Tile Co Su pervisors Friendship Club V Go I Go Club of Geneseo Town ship NGB PBB Houston Tex Mason City Women of the Moose Farmers Wifes and Daughters Club Plymouth JuataCIub Fertile Edith R Carrlnrton Lynchburf Reds Honor U S Writer MOSCOW Soviets saluted 250 1000 300 100 1G58 200 1300 financial worries are over and that Lewis is supporting his group very the election Tues day and Wednesday In Newsreel Later speaking f o r newsreel cameramenhe said he would fa vor affiliating with the miners union if the ILA wins waterfront collective bargaining rights TheILA was ousted from the SOO 300 SOO 300 100 1000 200 AFL on grounds it was crime ridden The election is a test be tween it and a new AFL long shoremehsunion About 25000 New York harbor dock workers are eligible to vote Bradley told reporters he had talked over possible of American left wing novelist Howarc Fast Monday awarding him a 000 Stalin Peace Prize Fast him self presented the same prize tc another American winner Negri singer Paul Robeson in cere monies in New Yorks Harlen three months ago The Soviet Communist Part newspaper Pravda announced th 1953 awards Monday the 74th an niversary of Joseph Stalins birth Daughters of Union Veterans Jean Hansen Alexander 200 BUIy Slarks 100 THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE5151442 CAMPAIGN GOAL his union with the and also with the mine workers AFL and the Elgin 111 Saturday night of in juries suffered in a car crash there riday Young Kerr died in the Decatur County Hospital at Leon late Sun day He and three other Osceola youths were driving home from the OsceolaLeon basketball game when their car and one in which two Leon persons were riding collided on US 69 A state highway patrolman said the highway was icy In many sec tions of Iowa warm moist air hit ting the cold ground had caused slippery conditions CASH STILL 98558 Paper Boys Point Way to Yule Goal lOT WITHINRE CENT YEARS4 AND PERHAPS NEVER HAS CHRIST giving days remaining AWAY With only three total cash needed to reach is al most That will mean more than a day The weekend to tal was only about a third of that The GlobeGazettes carrier boys contribution heading the list above CIO but that no decision had been reached When he was before the news reel1 earner ahe wasasked wheth er possible affiliation with the Lew is union was running first Bradley replied I would say if I had my choice that would be true Prefspects Brighter was asked about the possibility of labor troubles on the waterfront after a TaftHartley Law antistrike injunction expires onChristmas Eve He replied I would like to say that up to a week ago we were having a very black Christmas I would say now that the longshoremen and the rest ofthepublic can look to a very merry Christmas That was asfar as Bradley would go in expressing himself on the possibility of a new waterfront strike Even before Mondays meeting one pf Bradleysunion officials had saidLewis had loaned to the ILA in its fight with the new AFL union Lewis president of the United Mine Workers declined to com ment after the meeting with Brad ley AP Wlrephoto CONVICT SEIZED IN COAL Rosa 24 one of the 13 inmates who escaped from the Jackson prison in Michigan was captured in the basement coal bin of a hotel in Jackson by Patrolman Lindell Miller Police Apprehend 3 More Escapees in Prison Break u i Only Two More Still Are Free Winter Here Officially By UNITED PRESS Nab Robbery set Here Robert Delos Robertson 28 Rock Falls Monday vas being heldin the Cerro Gordb County a charge of transporting a fards what he is doing these days more important and more en joyable ithan anything he has ever done in his distinguished career as an engineer and business man Maurice Lee and the other retired business executives joined with himin Consulting and Advisory Services Inc are giving an af firmative answer to the ageold question Am I my brothers Keeper x Free Enterprise Aided But as I pointed put in my com mentary right after my return from the Purdue assignment the Maurice Lee quite a little beyond the mere satisfying stolen truck from Austin Minn to Hampton Sheriffs deputies arrested Rob ertson Saturday night in a South Federal tavern on a pickup order from the FBI Officers said Robertson is alleged to have taken the truck i Nov 10 leaving it inHamptonabout Nov 14 He told deputies that he had just returned to Mason City when they made the arrest Robertson said he had been in northern Min nesota trapping Robertson was released from the county jail last July 6 after serving a terni for statutory rape could well be a model for the rest of us For some of them probably most of them the dime or the quarter which went into the bulg ing money bag delivered Saturday evening meant sacrificial giving You wont be letting those lads down will you Principal hope for success lies in groupgiving Has such a project been carried out in the place where you work Maybe the others are waiting for YOU to take the lead Your muchneeded gift should be either brought to the GlobeGazette office or mailed to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa of a personal dogooduntobthers iinpulse It knocks into a cocked hat that oftparroted assertion that the little fellow hasnt a chance What gives plausibility to that poignant cry about the grim pros pect for the s6TcalIed little fel the statistical fact that only 5 per cent of the new businesses being startedthese days survive years That it must be conceded is an appalling toll of What Maurice LeeV knew going In and what he has now proved beyond argument Is thatthis high mortality rateamong infant busi ness is in no sense INHERENT in system of free enterprise Nor CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Strike Hits Papers in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS residents ofthis city of more than half a million population lined up again Sunday nightto purchase copies of the MinneapolisTribune in the newspapers main lobby since an AFL teamster strike knocked out all truck deliveries The morning paper continued to publish but made no effort to de liver papers to homes or stands Salesmade only in the lob by were limited to five copies per Cut from the usual 620000 run only 75000 copies of the Sunday edition were printed All were sold by midafternoon Sunday evening sale of the Monday edition was brisk The Evening Star also will be af fected by thewalkout The two pa pers are owned by the same com pany and printed in the same plant Company officers said they would continue publishing both as long aslimited newsprint supplies last The driv ers now on strike ordinarily haul the newsprint rolls to the plant Plane Scores Double Rescue HONOLULU W A fourengine Tokyobound Pan American Strato cruiser escorted two disabled planes to safe landings at Wake Island Monday in a double res cue a Pan American spokesman announced One of the disabled planes was an Overseas National A i r w ay s DC4 flying under Military charter from Honolulu to r Wake The other was aNavy PBM am phibious search plane which left Wake in answer to the distress messages from the DC4 DETROIT UP Police Monday captured in Detroit three of the five fugitives remaining at large from Saturday nights mass break out at Southern Michigan Prison The three apprehended fugitives were identified as Edward J Em rick Virgil Lane and Daniel B Bousha Police said the three were cap tured at pm in a private home on Detroits Southwest Side An anonymous tip was credited for the arrest of the trio Their capture left only two fqgitives at large from the 13 who broke out of the prison via an underground sewer To Be Questioned Police said Bousha Emrick and Lane would be taken to headquar ters for questioning on the where abouts of Roman Usiondek 37 and Winterofficially arrivesia and the weatherman in Des Monies said it will be preceded by light snow storms and falling temperatures l Considerable cloudiness hung over the state Monday with light rain reported in the east and light snow inthe northwest Early morning fog blanketed much of the state Temperatures ranged from42 at Burlingtonand Ottumwa to 32 at Lamoni Give Note i on Position to Bohlen Say Ike Plan Not Sufficient MOSCOW The Soviet govern ment declared Monday night it ready and willing to join in con fidential or diplomatic talks with other powers to discuss the harnes sing of atomic energy The statement was made in ax note to the US government de livered Monday night to US Am bassador Charles E Bohlen It was in response to President Eisen howers Dec 8 speech before the United Nations in which he pro posed a world t atomic pool for peaceful purposes Kremlin The Kremlin note said As to Gen Eisenhowers state ment on the confidential or diplo matic talks concerning his propo sal the Soviet government follow ing consistently its peace loving policy expresses its readiness to ake part in such negotiations The 3000word Soviet declara ion criticized the Eisenhower plan as insufficient however c stating that it does not provide a real ban on atomic and hydrogen weapons The Soviet note expressed hope hat atomic conferences will reach an agreement to lessen the fears of ah anxious Itadded The Soviet government consid ers that during the course of thevse conversation there should ex amined the following proposals rol the Soviet government The states y1 l lights rain southeast was expected to change to snow in fternoon Y The forecaster said cold Canadian air moving toward Iowa reached the push southward across the state Monday The the afternoon French Again Fail to Robert Dowling large fugitives The prison 33 the still at worlds largest agreement motivated by l sire to reduce international tension should take upon themselves the solemn and uncoridittorial obliga tion not to c use the atomic t hydro gen weapons of mass destruction VERSAILLES IBpParliament failedon its ninth ballot Monday in the bitterest fight in itshistory to elect a presi dent of France tb succeed Vincent Auriol Premier JosephLaniel remained in the lead But because ofa determined stop Laniel IIP innt vnfpd nti the ninthbaflot tl i The biggestv presidential election deadlock remained unbroken and the National movement he lost votes on Wlrephoto POLITICAL Glenn Weber who served as chairman of the Missouri delegation to the Republican national convention in 1952 has announced he is quitting the GOP and switching to the Democrats He listed keendis appointment with the Eisen hower administration as the rea son walled penitentiary is at Jackson 80 miles west of here Eight other inmates who partici pated in the break were recap tured Two women hostages were freed unharmed after being held hours by onefleeing group of gentlemanly conyicts Police were particularly anxious to recapture Usiondek i described as a psychopath who may have sought freedom for revenge Authorities assigned guards to testified at the trial which sent Usiondek to prison for life for a 1943 Detroit barroom slaying Removed From City Circuit Court Commissioner A Tom Pasieczy special prosecutor at Usiondeks trial was removed from the city for his safety Official investigations sought to fix the blame for the big Prison Warden William H Ban nan on some bodys part He said in a formal statement it is our duty to place the blame arid let it fall where it should The convicts stole an acetylene torch to burn through sewer bars Warden Bannan said other in mates declared the torch and an oxygen supply used by a construc tion company at the prison was easily accessible Anonymous Tips Before capturing the trio police tracked down numerous anonymous tips without success The manhunt was concentrated in the northwest areawhere the fugitives abandonedtistolen Cadil lac carand released their two women hostages seized shortly aft er the break One lead sent police racing to a home whereEmerick one of the convicts formerly lived bly and Seriate sitting in joint ses sion in historic Versailles Palace prepared to take a 10th ballot Never beforg had more than two ballots been necessary to elect a president of France The unofficial result the 9th ballot was Laniel independent 413 votes MarcelEdmond Naegc len Pierre Montel independent 103 Laniel had received 430 votes on the eighth ballot only 22 votes short of the necessary absolute majority of those present andvot ing Laniels loss on the ninth ballol was due to the injection into the race of Montel a former air secre tary and a member of Lanielsown independent group On The Holy Family Whips Fertile in 5036 Game 19 Meat Industry Plans Better Products Services 11 All About The Weather Mason City Cold wave Monda night temperatures dropping t near zero by morning Iowa Cold wave extreme north Windy with snow flurries Minnesota Tuesday partly cloud and colder t GlobeGazette weather data up t 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 40 32 32 23 29 20 Last Chance for Prisoners i 34 Chinese to Return to Homes PANMUNJOM Korea hairman of the Neutral Repatria on Commission said Monday he vill give 22 Americans their last harice Tuesday to attend come ome foterviews Indian Lt Gen K S Thimayya aid he would enter the compound The signing of aninternational agreement on this questionr could be an importantstep oathepath of the complete banning bfatomici hydrogen and otherweapons mass destruction witH thejestab lishment of strict international control to insure the fulfillment of the agreement banning the use of atomic energy for war purposes Foreign Minister V M Molotov first handed the Sovietnote to Am bassador Bohlen then called in for eign correspondents and handed them copies of the text in Russian The Moscow statement asserted the Soviet Union has conducted a consistent struggle for pro hibition of atomic in addition has worked for reduction of all otherforms of weapons It added that President Eisen hower in his speech also had pleaded for reducing international tension and stated also corresponds to feelings of the Soviet government which is continually trying to re duce world tension and improve international relations1 The Peaceful V Soviet statement1 asserted a meeting with his commis and talk to unrepatriated fter ion Americans andSouthKoreans Thimayya said frankly he did not believe the Americans one Briton Reports to People WASHINGTON Am bassador Arthur H Dean gives a television report to the Ameri can people at 8 pm CSTMonday night on his futile eight week effort to get Communist agree ment on a Korean political con ference and 103 South Koreans would vol unteer to leave the compound but said the1 GFs might accept a writ ten appeal The Indian general announced bis plans after anti Communist Chinese prisoners ended a 34day boycott of explanations andat tended Red interviews There were only a few cages of attempted violence as the Chinese went through the explanationtents One Chinese attempted to attack a Red explainefvitha chair but Indian guards pulled him back Communist explainers lured 34 of the 250 5nterviewedChineseback to Red rule Most of those who chose to go back to Communism had their minds made upbeforeenter ing the tents Russia is and has been trying to divert atomic energy to peaceful purposes and improve livingcon ditions It complained that Eisen hower was not willing to harness atomic power solely for peaceful purposes The Moscow declaration said Eisenhowers proposals meant that only a small portion of US atom resources should be put aside for peaceful purposes It said It follows from this that main mass of atomic material as before will be directed for the production of atomic and hydrogen bombs and that there will remain a complete possibilityof a further accumulation1 of atomic weapons and the creation of new types of these weapons more de stihictive power Consequently this proposal in its present formin no way binds the hands of states which have the possibility of pro ducing atomic and hydrogen weap ons SAME DAT 1951342 iAOK jnAMfi DEATH IN VAST M   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication