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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Asjroclnlcd Press and United Press full Wliui Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10 1954 This Iaper of Two Ono No U S Technicians Arrive in Indochina May Recruit Flying Tigers By THE WIRE SERVICES arrival of J05 American aircraft technicians in war torn Indochina was reported Wednesday by French defenders of the three Associated States attacked by the Communists French sources said the technicians who were wearing civilian clothes went to Indochina Sunday with Gen Otto P Wcyland com mander of the Far East Air Forces They formed the vanguard of a force of technicians which is to be sent into Indochina in answer to French requests for help in servicing increasing number of Americansupplied planes The report of the technicians arrival was one of many develop ments in Indochinesc affairs The others were to the famous Flying Tigers may fly again for the French in Indochina Reliable sources said Maj Gen Claire L Chenna nils Civil Air Transport a peacetime holdover of the Tigers was asked if it could supply pilots and crews to operate C119 Flying Boxcars The answer was yes The sources said CAT which employs many American pilots was sounded out on the deal by Brig Gen Thomas Trapnell chief of the US military mission in Indochina and former commander of the J87lh Airborne Combat Team in Korea John E Hull supreme commander of UN forces in the Far East left by plane for Washington wilh US Ambassador to Tokyo John Allison for toplevel conferences on the Far Eastern situation including the crisis in Indochina Tokyo headquarters said the Air Force commander would remain in Indochina a few days It was believed he would con fer at length with French Defense Minister Rene Pleven who arrived in Saigon Tuesday with full power to deal with any Indochina issue Washington Sen Richard B Russell the administrations decision to send the American mechanics into Indo china as a mistake that might leacl to piecemeal involvement in the war Slermis DMiss contended the Eisenhower administration violated a pledge by sending the 200 Air Force mechanics into Indo china before consulting key congressmen Stennis a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee said in an interview he favors immediate recall of the US mechanics as a move to avoid possible direct involvement in the Ion antiCommu nist war there IJyrd DVa called it a risky step to send the me chanics He said members of the Armed Services Committee were not informed in advance In the war itself 1500 Vietminh Rebels were reported G to 12 miles from Luang Prabang Wednesday but the French said they were only lining up supplies for the bulk of the Communistled forces threaten ing the royal capital of Laos w The French maintained most of the 12000 Rebels who invaded the Indochinesc kingdom of Laos last week still were 50 miles north oE Luang Prabang Military observers believed the invaders ifler covering 120 miles through mountainous jungle had stopped to recuperate and replenish their supplies There was speculation any assault on Luang Prabang might not cornc before early next week Both in Saigon and Hanoi the two maior French Command cen ters the belief nourished that the Vielminh might not even attack the hometown of Laos King Sisavang Vong The Rebels last spring marched up almost to the royal doorstep then withdrew with out Irving an assault Russ Offer New Pact Molotov Plan Excludes U S From Alliance BERLIN Wl Soviet Russia pro posed Wednesday a nonaggression1 pact among all the nations of Eu rope including both Communist Germany and the Bonn Republic thereby annulling the North Atlan tic Alliance Britain and France however turned the proposition down flat The United States which has ipearheaded the development of Western Europes defenses would be excluded from active participa tion in the treaty organization Soviet Foreign Minister V M Mololov laid the plan for Euro pcan security before the Big Four conference It was his most de tailed effort to torpedo the West European Defense Community The proposed 50year general ecurily treaty would bind all the nations of Europe to peace East ind West Germany were specifi cally listed as eligibleas individual powers until the nation eventually is unified to AM Mololov spelled out a treaty that would be open to all states of Eu rope regardless of their social systems He stated the non aggression terms would be carried out according to theseprinciples of the United States charter Any attack against one nation In Europe would be regarded as an attack against the entire treaty bloc All parties would be bound to come to the rescue of the nation attacked including the use of armed forces The significant anti European army clause in the Russian plan read The parties undertake not to enter any coalition or alliance or conclude any agreement the pur pose of which would contradict the purposes of the treaty on collec tive security In Europe Dagger Aimed Moscow has consistently main tained that the West in rearming West Germans through the Euro peans Defense Community is aim ing a warlike dagger at the Soviet Union The treaty would be for 50 years exactly as long as the Russians contend the West German govern No FBI Check on Warren WASHINGTON issue ithin the Senate Judiciary Com mittee is whether to require an BI report on former California ov Earl Warren before acting on is nomination to be chief justice f the United States As this came to light Wednesday was learned that the Justice De artment has not had the FBI rim check on Warren already serv ng on the Supreme Court under ecess appointment made by Pres dent Eisenhower last fall No senator has come out in op position to his nomination whic seems assured The committee dis cussion apparently centers wholl on a point of procedure His nomination submitted to th Senate a month ago is under con sideraUon by the Judiciary AP WlrcphMo COCKTAIL KILLERS IN Fraden 20 ieft declared insane by psychiatrists and Dennis Wep man 22 his alleged accomplice appealin Bronx County court for arraignment in the cyanidechampagne cocktail deaths of Fradensparents last August Wepman is await ing a charge of murder Back in the Center Again Missouri which set national highway system precedent by hav ing tht yellow no passing lines painted in the middle of each driv ing line has decided the line belongs beside the center strip after all according to a United Press report The Missouri Highway Commission said the change was ordered this week so as to conform with marking standards of other states The work will begin as soon as weather conditions permit towa was the only state to follow Missouris example in moving yellow line from the center of the highway to the middle of the respective driving lane However last month the highway commis sion ordered the lines moved back to the center of two south state roads a decision which probably will affect all other Iowa highways in the near future The lines originally were moved as an economy measure since some Iowa engineers said the narrow paving caused the paint to wear off too rapidly But opponents of the move said the lines in the middle of the were a safety hazard because drivers had difficulty see ing them mcnt at Bonn would be tied Western defense under EDC to Ike Urges Tolerance Over GOP Talk Against Demos Reductions Coming Slight Change in Tax Rules AP Wirephoto FEBRUARY has been so warm and dry in Denver that the city forecaster has urged residents to wet down their evergreen shrubs Lois Wagberg who came here recently from Michigan follows the advice in garb suitable for the day Hoegh Enters Governor Race Filings Increased to Seven WASHINGTON President Molotov threw in one more de termined effort to win a seat for Red China in United Nations coun cils He proposed that UN Security Council invite the govern ment of the United States and the Peiping regime to send their rep resentatives to the machinery that would be set up to administer the European security treaty They would sit only as observers but this would place Hed China on an equal footing with the United States inside UN councils Retain Rights While the treaty is being fash ioned and put into force the four occupation powers would retain their rights in divided Germany but only until unification is agreed upon The Russians again proposed to merge the two governments en trenching Communism and order ing nearly all occupation troops out of the country within six months and before general elec tions are conducted The West sees this as a setup for a typical Com munist putsch Eisenhower Wednesday counseled members of his administration to avoid extreme partisanship in their remarks about Democrats and said he expect the Republi can National Committee to show similar tolerance The President told a news con Odeboit Boy Killed in Brooder Blast ODEBOLT 2yearold who apparently had followed hoy his father into a brooder house was burned to death Tuesday when an explosion and fire destroyed the structure Dead was Frankie Schroeder son of Mr and Mrs Darrell Schroeder who farm 5Vi miles southeast of here The father suf fered second degree burns in a Terence the limes arc too serious to indulge in political partisanship to nn extreme He said loo it is obvioussome parts of his legislative program will need Democratic support if they are tu get through Congress The Presidents remarks were touched off by the recent flurry of protest by Democrats including House Democratic Leader Rayburn of Texas that the Republicans have been making dastardly attacks on the previous administration Too Touchy At one point the President indi cated he thinks the Democrats may Platform Is Made Clear DBS MOINES Atty Gen Leo A Hoegh 45 Wednesday an nounced his candidacy for the Re publican nomination for governor on a platform against liquor fay the drink and strong enforcement of the antigambling laws Hoegh who is from Chariton be came the seventh man in the race There also was the possibility that Dwight G Rider Fort Dodge attorney and president of the State Board of Education might join in the race He said Tuesday he would not decide before Thursday or Friday Gov William S Beardsley an nounced last week that he will not be a candidate for an unprece dented fourth consecutive term Others Running Those previously announced forj ic GOP gubernatorial nomination re Stale Rep William S Lynes Vaverly W H Nicholas Mason ity A B Chambers DCS Moincs LEO A HOEGH 7th Candidate WASHINGTON House tax1 riters said Wednesday they will eject only one major point in resident Eisenhowers 25point rogram for streamlining tax laws nd giving individuals and busi ess more than two billion dollars annual reductions Action by the House Ways and Congressman Will Fight Court Ruling Hold Slayer of Bodenheim NEW YORK scarfaced 25yearold Wednesday dishwasher admitted police said that he shotMaxwell Bodenheim impov erished alcoholic writer who was found slain Sunday with his wife The admission by Harold Wein berg came a few minutes after he had been found hiding only a few blocks from the squalid East Side room where the two bodies were found the police reported The circumstances surrounding the death of Ruth Fagan 35 Bo denheims third wife were obscure When Weinberg was captured a polished Boy Scout knife was found i in his clothing police said WASHINGTON for Rep Bramblett RCalif prom sed a legal fight Wednesday all he way to the Supreme Court if necessary to try to overturn his conviction on charges o falsifying his congressional office payroll in a salary kickback scheme Bramblett had nothing to sa after a Federal Court jury trough in its verdict against him Tuesday but his attorney Edward Berinet Williams told newsmen This conviction wont stand The jury deliberated about an hour and 40 minutes before con victing Bramblett on seven payroll charges Eramblett 52 is serving his fourth term in the House His home is in Pacific Grove Calif After each juror verified the ver dict at Williams request the de fense lawyer asked US District Judge Walter M Bastian to allow Bramblett to remain free under 32500 bail The judge agreed Next Williams asked the judge to set aside the verdict but the judge told him to put this in writing along with his other motions including ic for a new trial Bramblett will not be sentenced until all motions have been dis posed of Each of the seven counts on which he was convicted carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine of but the maximum is rarely imposed Means Committee Tuesday ap proving a new tax cut for farmers jrought to 19 the number of White louse proposals already approved n less than a months work on he big overhaul job But both Republicans and Dem ocrats on the committee agreed here isnt a chance that the com mittee will accept one remaining point This reciuest7cbmplex but sig for shifting corpo ration income taxes so that cor porations would make four equal quarterly payments Two the payments in effect would be an advance on the next years bills Under present law most corpor ations will pay all of their tax bill for 1954 in two equal installments i rAII About The Weather Mason CHy Increasing cloudiness and cold Wednesday night and Thursday Iowa Increasing cloudiness and colder Wednesday and Thursday Minnesota Considerable cloudiness and much colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 54 Minimum 27 At 8 a m 29 111 Liiiuna iliu it IlUl be a little too touchy about GOP attacks on them He said American political fig ufcs have survived many vehcmcnl attacks in the past Even George Washington Eisenhower said was denounced as a tyrant and betray er Ordinary Americans the Prcsi dent wenton are capable of dis ti aguish ng between facts and po iitically motivated charges Moves Plotted The Presidentalso said evcrj move the government takes witi respect to aid to Indochina is care fully calculated to keep the Unitec States from getting involved in a hot war there He slated he could not conceive a greater tragedy than for America to get involved in an allout war there or anywhere As for the recent assignment o 200 American technicians to tak care of Americanprovided plane in Indochina Eisenhower said the will not be in combat and in an case are scheduled to be with drawn by next June 15 Dynamite Found Near iv i j A i Weinberg once Des Momes Airport lhe Jowa Mens DES MOINES W Recovery ofAnamosa it two sticks of dynamite and threeiberg alias REUPS AGAIN DES MOINES W Sgt Arlo Robb 25 of Unionville Tuesday served a term the fifth former Korean Reformatory atprisoner of war from Iowa to re was learned Weinjenlist in the Army John Greenberg tale Rep Ernest Palmer Jr ort Madison Bill Curphy Des loincs and Ben Ellsworth Ottum va Hoegh became attorney general year ago Tuesdayon appoint ment by Beardsley Hoegh was born in Audubon bounty and graduated from the State University of Iowa Law Col cge in 1932 He began the prac ice of law at Chariton in 1933 1937 to 1942 he represented Lucas County in the Iowa House War Veteran Hoegh spent four years in World War II and was released as a lieu tenant colonel He is a Methodist and is a member of several fra ernal civic and service organiza tions He is married and the fa ther of two daughters Hoegh told the newsmen I now am announcing my can didacy for Governor on the Repub lican ticket If elected to this position of trust I will do my best to serve detonating caps in a wastebasket outside the main entrance to the Des Moines municipal airport pas senger terminal was disclosed by police Wednesday was arrested after he broke into three offices in Waterloo and also stole a billfold from an Oelwein man He was sentenced on charges of break jing and entering and larceny the people honor As your with integrity and attorney general policy has been based upon my the principle of clean and honest gov ernment The people are entitled to nothing less1 On The Arta Churches Win Honors Page for Rural Service 7 Citys 53 rire Losses Less than Half 52 15 AP Wlropholo PRESIDENT Jose Figueres of Costa Rica is shown with his bride in the first picture released after their marriage His wife is the former Rita Olsen of Yprktown Heights N Y The wedding was in the Costa Rican capital lue in March and June of 1955 That will complete a gradual tran sition from the old system of pay ng one years taxes in equal quar terly installments the following year Some Protests Some corporations have protest ed that under the new plan they would be paying taxes in Septem ber on part of their profits for all of that calendar they have even determined their annual profits and before any tax liabil ity has been established They have argued that because of the complexities and variables of operations and tax laws this is a much bigger book keeping burden and a much more unreasonable system than now ap plies to some individuals who make quarterly estimates of their income and advance payments of their taxes One other big remaining point is proposal to change the deadline for filing individual tax returns from March 15 to April 15 Com mittee members said this seems certain to be approved Annual Saving The tax change for farmers would permit deductions for ex penses for soil and water conser vation estimated 10 million dollar annual saving Deductions in any one year would be limited to 25 per cent of a farmers gross income But ex penses not deductible in one year because of that limit couid be car ried over and deducted in later years GOP Will Lose Iowa Mayor Micich Tells Congressmen WASHINGTON Mike Micich of Charles City Iowa urged Congress Wednesday to take prompt steps to combat unemployment Unless the Republican party moves swiftly on the job and farm prob lems he said it will mean the loss of the state of Iowa to the Demo crats Micich expressed his views in remarks delivered before the Joint Committee on the Economic Report He explained that his area was Micichs Remarks Brings Polities to FactFinders DAVENPORT Walter Buese said Wednesday the gover nors factfinding committee on unj employment is threatened with dis sension by the statement of Charles 3ily Mayor Mike Micich before Congress Buese a Democrat said Micichs prepared statement was read to the governors committee meeting Tuesday at threw the group into an uproar over bringing politics into our study The Charles City mayors views do not express the views of the committee Buese said and I am afraid his statement may affect the committees progress Story on Z one of several in Iowa where slow downs in the farm equipment indus try have caused localized un employment problems The Iowa mayor said this un employment problem has been caused by a 25 per cent loss in the purchasing power of farmers and by the drought in the Southwest which additionally has hurt the farm equipment industry Micich urged creation of a com mittee to take a completely new look at the farm problem He said it should be approached on a non partisan basis Micich suggested that President Eisenhower appoint a new agricul tural committee with three repre sentatives each from the cattle hog grain poultry citrus truck farming and other farm producing industries Micich said he spoke as a farm er as a Republican and as mayor of a city which has 800 to 1000 unemployed within its own munici pal limits and another 400 to700 outside the city
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