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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited or the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THt NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 18 1954 This Paper of Two On No 34 Bureau Defense by Hill Annual Report to Members DES MOINES tfl E Howard Hill president of the Iowa Farm Bureaus Federation deplores what he says is a tendency to label that organization as Hill made this observation Wednesday in his annual report to members attending the fed erations annual convention He noted that the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation now has an alltime high in membership of For 35 years Hill said the Farm Bureau has been a proving ground and has stood the tests rather We make no Hill went on for defending the basic principles and concepts of our eco nomic and political systems Dignity Stressed We believe in the dignity of the individual in the basic principles of private enterprise in democ racy and Hill listed the Bureau stand on a number of specific issues and then asked after each Liberal or con servative reactionary or radical Among them were foreign policy international commerce the full employment act taxes farm sup ports and education We have had Hill making up our minds about social security for farmers and other selfemployed But on the foreign policy he de clared the Farm Bureau has re peatedlyand consistently stated that isolationism is On international trade the bu reau has pointed out time after time that many friendly nations around the world have but two choices Trade or declared the bureau believed it unnecessary for the nation to go through serious recessions or in flationary periods and to that end had supported the full employment act setting forth the responsibility of the government to provide em ployment opportunities for all Taxation and fiscal policies should be utilized the bureau feels he said not only to raise revenue for the government but Know I and Ignites New Foreign Policy Rift WASHINGTON UP top question being asked Thursday around the White House the State Department and on Capi tol Hill is this Whats Bill Knowland up to Bill Knowland is handsome Sen William F Knowland the Republican leader of the Senate For that job he was hand picked by his predecessor Robert A who also used to speak harshly of United States foreign policy But Taft was more gentle than harsh after President Eisen hower took office He was count ed a firm and able administra tion spokesman until he died in the summer of 1953 The Knowland mystery has all hands guessing Officials ply newspaper reporters with ques tions about Knowlands program about as often as the reporters inquire and the answer is not yet The senator had an aggres sive and effective record of opposing United States policy in Korea Red China and especial ly Formosa when the Congress and White House were Demo cratic Knowland Thursday renewed his call for a diplomatic break with Russia saying action would impose a moral sanc tion against any further expan sion of Communist influence Eisenhower has rejected a pre vious proposal by Knowland for a break in diplomatic relations with Moscow declaring that a way of living together in peace with the Russians must be found Knowlands concentration on the Pacific and Formosa caused him finally to be referred to as the senator from that island But in recent months his interest has veered and broadened consider ably If there is substantial congres sional support for his point of view it has not shown itself since Knowlands latest statement The administration instantly slapped the idea down Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson believed the choice offered was chill and try to live in peace with the Russians if that be pos sible or have a war Knowland however explained that he was not proposing preventive war The Republican controlled 83rd session of Congress is reeling to ward its final adjournment with the Senate debating one of its members in special session and the mystery of Knowlands politi cal strategy becoming more mys terious every day Some more cynical observers suggest that geography has something to do with the senators more recent point of view although none im ply that Knowland was not sin cere in his anxiety about Red intentions Knowland might break with the Eisenhower administration on foreign policy and still hold his own or better among Californians who are sensitive to all Asia The vice president is bound to the Eisenhower party line for eign and domestic If the Repub lican Senate leader was seeking an issue between himself and the vice president back home for eign policy would be it Indochina and Russian Tactics Main Issues Ike MendesFrance Confer also to act as a leveling influence in our High Support During the the speaker recalled we endorsed 90 per cent supports These were incentives for increased production during a time of emergency As incentives high rigid supports were very use ful The majority of our members Wirephoto LEAVING HOME Kenny Schultz 10 Bridgeton N somewhat awed by all the excitement displays his piggy bank and a savings bond after a ticket seller at the Philadelphia bus station got suspicious of Kennys assorted baggage and called police Kenny who said he was running awayfrom home also had all this in his possession Big suitcase little suitcase typewriter flute book on dogs three akrm clocks five knives bowl ing shoes Bible and web belts Friction Seen on Demo Legislative Program WASHINGTON leaders are shaping up a legisla tion program almost certain to create friction with President Eisen hower in the new Congress geem fully convinced that once the emergency is past rigidity in price structure interferes with nec essary adjustments wastes our en ergies and resources and compli cates our program We seek continued support on storables but with the flexibility to facilitate adjustments and still give adequate protection and HilJ said the Farm Bureau had always emphasized the need for research and education and still wants Rural Free Delivery to be made an actuality Roughly 25 per cent of the farm folks or about farm families in Iowa must travel a quarter of a mile or more to get their Davenport Man Is Victim of Crash DAVENPORT UP Koepke 52 Davenport waskilled and another man injured critically Wednesday night when their cars collided at a county road intersec tion near here Gene H Frahn 21 Eldridge was listed in poor condition in a bos As outlined Wednesday by Rep Rayburn it includes in the controversial area new farm legislation pay raises for federal employes and tax revision Rayburn who is in line to become speaker of the House when Democrats take over Congress Jan 5 and Rep McCormack DMass discussed the program after mal huddles with other Democrati leaders here for Wednesday White House foreign policyfmeet ing McCormack is slated to b House majority leader The program currently does no involve foreign policy In that field pital here Authorities was hit broadside by Frahns car The Weather Masen City Mostly fair Iowa Mostly fair cooler Little colder Globe Gazette weather data up to f a m Thurs day Maximum 64 Minimum 34 At S a m 34 YEAR AGO Maximum I Minimum 47 Rayburn told newsmen Democrat hope for a bipartisan approach an for cooperation What they wanl he said is a strong foreign pa icy and a strong national defense One fbf the first things the new to producers Congress willv consider Rayburn said is a general pay raise for a federal workers including posta employes vJust before adjournment las summer Congress sent the Presi dent a bill to raise these salaries but the President declined b ap prove on the ground Congress di not provide money to help foot the bill Rayburn said he is opposed to in creasing firstclass letter rates tc cents as the administration asked to help offset any pay boosts He did not rule out pro posed hikes in other rates While some Senate Democrats have said they favor a trial period of at least a year for the new farm price support system Rayburn as serted he is for 90 per centpart Congress will have to decide ear ly in the year what to do abou scheduled reductions in corporation and excise or sales taxes but no other major tax legislation is likely during the firstfsession of the new Congress But a new tax law aimed at removing what Rayburn called is almost cer tain to be considered during 1956 a presidential and congressional election year said Koepkes car Illness Halts Fraud Trial DES MOINES Federal Judge William F Riley Thursday called a halt to the trial of five per sons and two corporations on charges of conspiring to obtain FHA improvement loans to finance car purchases Riley sustained a defense motion or a continuance because one of the defendants Raymond B Mul der former president of the First Federal State Bank here is ill with a heart be came ill at the fourth session Wednesday Riley dismissed the jury hearing the case When the trial is re sumed a new jury will be picked to hear it No date was set for re sumption of the trial WEDDING BELLS SANTA MONICA Calif W Singer Vic Damone 25 and ac tress Pier Angeli 22 Will be mar ried next Wednesday 2 Duncan Area Youths Die in Road Accident Cousins Enroute Home From School Zrostlik 16 of near Duncan late Wednesday was killed and Vincent Buzicky also 16 a neighbor and cousin was in jured fatally when their car col lided with a pickup truck on a coun try road a mile south of here The driver of the truck was Zrost liks brother Francis Hewas treated for cuts at a Mason City hospital and then released Trapped in Car Hancock County Coroner Kenneth Boughton said Jerry was trapped in the flaming wreckage burned to death Vincentdied later at a Mason City hospital Boughton said the accident hap pened about p m The drivers apparently failed to see each other because dense smoke from burning roadside weeds covered the road Jerry and Vincent were headed iome in their convertible after at tending classesat Garner High SchooL Francis going north Jerry was the son of Mr and Mrs Frank and Vincent ihe son of Mr and Mrs John Bu zicky Both families live in the Duncan area Live Near Duncan Double funeral services for the cousins will be held Friday at a m at St Wenceslaus Catholic Church at Duncan with the Rt Rev Msgr W C Hradecky pas tor officiating Burial will be in St Johns Cemetery at Duncan The rosary will be said at p m Thursday at St Wenceslaus Church Vincent issurvived by his par ents sisters Stupka of Austin Minn and Celestine at home two brothers John and Jo seph at home and grandparents Mr and Mrs Henry Buzicky and Mr and Mrs Frank Falada of the Duncan area RETURN PROM Jane SomerJattc second from who became persona non Russians after an alleged face slapping incident in Moscow arid Her second from are greeted by her parents and Mrs SamueLMcCormiclc after their return to the aboard the America Somnierlatte former second embassy in Moscow has been transferred to Wash ington Ethel Barrymore Not Able to Attend Rites HOLLYWOOD UP Barry mores studio says she is under a doctors care and wasnt able to attend the funeral Thursday of her brother Lionel A spokesman said the 75yearold actress is not ill but just broken up over Lionels death The actor died Monday at 76 of heart con gestion Say Draftees Hqye Control1 of Pregnancy Selective Service directive advising draft boards thatpregnancy is a status over which prospective draftees have control has been challenged by the U S Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals The Appeal Courts challenge is contained in decision involving Warren E Talcott 29 of Los Angeles a commercial artist now with the Army at the Presidio in San Francisco He asked the U S Court in Los Angeles to grant him a writ of habeas corpus releasing him from the Army but thiswas denied The Appellate Court cited an op erations bulletin issued by Maj Gen Lewis B Hershey to loyal draft boards saying in part Pregnancy is a status over which the registrant does have it is therefore not a Fields Enter Budapest Hospital for Care After Prison Term WILD FEMALES CHICAGO UP Two school girls walking to drug store for sodas were attacked and brutally beaten Wednesday night by wolf peek gang of fix girls Police said the teenage gang kicked and pummeled the two girls ripped their clothing and threatened to burn their eyes out with cigarett The victims Judy Gramm 13 and Belva Stadt 15 were treated for multiple bruises end tbrasions and Judy suffered apossible fractured pelvis The girls description of their attackers matched that of mem bers of a vicious Blue Jeans gang of young female hoodlums police said The toughtalking cigaretsmoking Blue Jeans have been blamed for auto thefts burglaries and assaults on the citys South Side BUDAPEST Hungary Minister Christian M Ravndal nd First Secretary Donald Downs isited Noel and Herta Field Tiursday Both seem to be well Ravndal told correspondents fter he returned to his office The Hungarian government an ounced Wednesday that the American couple had been fretui fter five years of Imprisonment The official announcement said spy charges against them had been dropped Kavndal said Noel Field is ap parently suffering from a stomach flment and they both are going to ay to enter a Budapest hospital or examination and treatment The legation will rapply them with tome American Fields brother Hermann simi larly has been in a sanitarium in Warsaw since his release by the Polish government late in October Noel Field now 50 and a prewar empbye of S State Depart ment disappeared in Prague Czechoslovakia in May 1949 His wife went to Prague in search of him and also disappeared His brother Hermann seeking his brother in East Europe later that summer likewise was nabbed by the Communists A fourth member of the Camay Noels adopted daughter Mrs Robert Wallach disappeared in East Berlin in 1950 There has been no indication Uut also might be released claim which can be classified un der hardship such as sickness death or an extreme emergency beyond the registrants The Appeal Court said We think the contents of the bulletin are morally and legally wrong It invades the most sacred precinct of family life at a time when there should be the most complete mutuality between the spouses and in the face of natures most demanding and significant urge in natures scheme for propa gating the species It obliquely charges the youth of the and with corrupting the family relation into a way of avoiding service for cow Talcott in asking for a release said he was denied the chance to make a personal appearance be fore his draft board and was over age when classified 1A in 1952 He claimed he was in the hardship category because his wife became pregnant after he received his IA classification but before he was in ducted May Recess McCarthy Hearing Until Monday leaders Thursday tentatively agreed to recess the McCarthy censure session until Monday or until Sen Joseph R McCarthy recovers from an ailing elbow There was no immediate official announcement But Senate GOP leader William F Knowland Calif said he would have a statemem on the question when the Senat returned from its luncheon recess Sen Everett M Dirksen RIll a chief strategist for the McCarthy forces he expected the recess to be until Monday un less McCarthy hospitalized in the Letters Advising Senators on How tb Vote on Issue WASHINGTON Iff By letter telegram and postcard senators are being advised how to vote on the bitter issue of whether to cen sure Sen McCarthy A check with a number of sen ators on both sides of the contro versy as well as with others who lave not announced a stand brought reports that their mail has been running heavily against censure There were some excep ions however An aide of Sen Watkins R chairman of the special bi partisan committee that recom mended McCarthy be censured said Watkins has been receiving as many as 750 to and elegrams a day In the first week f debate he said this mail was lbout SI for McCarthy but that t the start of this week the pro McCarthy radio had dropped to 41 Naval Medical Center at nearby Bethesda is much better in the meantime Earlier Sen Edwin C Johnson DColo proposed a change in the censure resolution to counter argu mcnts that rebuking McCarthy would dampen future investiga tions of communism Hopes to Clear Misgivings on Part of Staff Dulles Sits in on Luncheon Discussion By DONALD J GONZALES WASHINGTON UP French Premier Pierre MendesFrance in a talk with President Eisenhower Thursday attempted to dispell American misgivings about how firmly he stands with the West in the cold war Eisenhower invited the dynamic statesman and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to the White House for lunch and a discussion of a whole series problems These issues range all the way from Russias call for a 25nation European conference to French hopes that the United States will help foot the French troops in Indochina But behind the formal policy dis cussions there was the largerques tion of where MendesFrance him self stands on what Frances long range relationship to Russia and the West should be Spirit Optimistic On his arrival Wednesday night Tom Ottawa the blackhaired frenchman said he approached his alks here In a spirit of optim that he believes France and the whole free world are mak ng steady progress on the road oward I am sure we can assure the safety and development of our common he said There is some apprehension here hat MendesFrance has a deep seated hope that some day Franca can become a sort of bridge be ween and West This would mean that the French would have o move away from the United tates and in the direction of neu ralism it not closer to the Soviet irbit Never Quite Trusted The 47yearold Frenchman has never been fully trusted here for everal other reasons For one hlng officials were not happy bout his haste in negotiating a easefirc with the Communists in ndochina They also were unhappy iccause he failed to put up a fight or the European Defense Commu lity Informed sources said Mendes rance is aware of this undercur ent in official circles and hat one of his chief aims in the urrent Washington visit s to counteract it if possible A good test American officials made clear will be the Soviet call or a 25nation conference They ant firm assurances from Mendes rance that he will join the other Hies in opposing the meeting until Vest German rearmament is as ured His new proposal was seen as an effort to counter the arguments 3y McCarthy and his supporters hat censure would be a victory for Communists and their support ers Johnson said he had planned to make a speech Thursday in favor ot the censure report and his pro posed addition but had been told y Sen Bridges RNH that Sen McCarthy is quite For this reason Johnson said he would de ay his statement until McCarthy would able to hear it Merger of Westmar York Schools OKd MILWAUKEE iff Merger of fork College at York with Vestmar College at LeMars Iowa ras approved Wednesday at the eneral Conference of the Evan elical United Brethern Church The York faculty members al eady have been transferred to estmar Discontinuance of York ollege was due in part to a fire hrch destroyed the administration uilding In addition to cost of re riMing York was closed because declining student body and matt endowment   

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