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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper or MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THf NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Attociated Press uid United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 24 1934 Thli Paper Consists ol Two No Remington Dies After Prison Incident President Promises Action In Report to Gls Mother WASfflNGTONPresident Eisen hower said Wednesday everything humanly possible within peaceful means is being done to obtain the release of 13 Americans sentenced to prison as spies by the Chinese Communists This word from the President expressed through Press Secretary James G Hagerty went to the mother of one of the American lirmen Hagerty told newsmen that after talking to Eisenhower he Hagerty telephoned Mrs Hurley L Baumer at Lewisburg and gave her the message from the Chief Execu Year Term Mrs Baumer is the mother of Maj William J Baumer 32 who was sentenced to eight years im prisonment on a charge of espion age He was captured by the Chi neseCommunists along with other B29 crewmen when his plane was down during the Korean War Meanwhile Consul General Franklin C Gowen in Geneva Switzerland demanded a direct facetoface meeting with Red Chinas Consul General Shun Ting to deliver a blistering American protest against the jailing of the AP Wlrephoto CAPITOL RITES FOR An honor guard flanks the casket of Gov Wil liam S Beardsley during services in his honor at the Statehouse rotunda Tuesday after noon Standing behind the flag are Sen Bourke Hickenlooper Dr Raoul Calkins Gov Leo Elthon Leo Hoegh Mrs Elthon and Mrs Hoegh Final Tribute to Governor at New Virginia Services Sweeping aside its customary pol icy of dealing with Communist China only through an intermedi ary the State Department in 124 Captured TOKYO China Announced Thursday that 124 spe cial agents airdropped by the United States Central Intelli gence Agency by other in telligence units and by National ist Chinese agencies have betn captured and another 1M killed by Red forces since 1951 Washington cabled instructions to Gowen to deliver this protest in person Gowen immediately demanded that Shun Ting come out of his Communist consulate and meet him on the neutral ground of this Swiss city to receive the bristling American dressing down accusing the Chinese Reds of Bad faith amorality and wrongful detention of shotdown airmen The Chinese apparently were taken by surprise by the diplo matic shortcut demanded by the United States Red Delays Reply A spokesman for the American consulate general here said the Chinese consul general delayed his reply Geneva is the only pface where the and Red China have any sort of direct diplomatic contact The United States does not recog nize the Chinese Communist gov ernment and nearly all past deal Ings with the Peiping regime have been handled through Britain which maintains diplomatic rela tions with the Reds Swiss diplomats said they con sidered it very significant that the United States had decided to deliver this protest directly The State Department described the note which Gowen would de liver as the strongest possible The Chinese in a blunt radio announcement late Tuesday said the 13 airmen had been im prisoned after being convicted as spies carrying out missions seriously menacing the security of Bed China China laid the airmen were ar rested after their planes had been down v The United States uid the Chi charges were deliberate lies the diplomatic wording said palpably Washington said tfce were crewmen or pasaeifers aboard two engaged in routine flights In bristling with the Stale Defense de partmcnU Tuesday night accused Red China of filing false bad amorality and violating the paics of war nrternartiowl law and fte Koran ansisUnv NEW VIRGINIA paid its final tribute to the late Gov William S Beardsley Wednesday afternoon at the little red brick Methodist Church he attended as the states chief executive farmer and druggist Hundreds of federal state and other governmental officials and friends began assembling early to crowd into and around the 150 ca pacity church to join the family i the funeral services Mrs Beardsley injured serious ly in the traffic accident in whicl her husband died near Des Moine Sunday was in a Des Moines hospital and was unable to attend Their two sons and two daughters and their families re Delegates to InterAmerica Conference Study Proposals QUITANDINHA Brazil to the InterAmerican Eco nomic Conference Wednesday prepared to thresh out a score of pro posals aimed at LatinAmerican development Most of them would involve greater aid to southern neighbors speeches Tuesday outlining their needs delegates agreed they should get more help but had not decided how to talk Uncle Sam into it One of the more concrete pro grams Tuesday was outlined by Jorge Prat Chilean treasury min ister It called for creation of an interAmerican fund drawing its capital from resources Latin American nations have cached in foreignbanks bonds and credits A survey among the 250 dele gates and advisers at the confer ence indicated that while many consider the Chilean proposal in interesting some agree with the U S contention that the resources of the international finance cor poration proposed recently by the World Bank governors together with funds available from the Ex portImport and World banks are adequate to meet their needs Malik Arrives in U S for New Job NEW YORK IflJacob Malik ar rived here by plane Wednesday to succeed the late Andrei Vishinsky as leader of the Soviet Union dele gation to the United Nations Malik Russia ambassador to Great Britain arrived while Vi shinskys body was being flown back to Moscow Vishinsky died here Monday of a heart attack MRS DEWEY DIES OWOSSO Mich Mrs Ann Dewey 77 mother of Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York was found dead in bed at her home Wednes day turned to the Beardsley farm home following memorial services at the Statehouse in Des Moines Tuesday afternoon After the rites here are conduct ed by Dr Raoul C Calkins burial will be in the family plotin New Virginia Dr Calkins Claud A Calkins of Cumberland once ministered to the Beardsley fami Dr Calkins formerly a DCS Moines Area Methodist Church superintendent and now a minister at Columbus Ohio was to be as sisted by the Rev Le Roy Moore pastor ofthe New Virginia church and the Rev W J Fowler of Vic tor former minister here Mayor Ronald Davidson issued a proclamation directing that all Business in New Virginia except hat which was necessary be sus pended He set the hour from the ime the body lay in state at the ihurch beginning at 11 until after the services were completed New Virginia has lost her most distinguished citizen a man who as brought honor to this com munity where his memory will be evered for time to the proclamation said It added Business Suspended He loved us and we loved him t is fitting and in keeping with he sorrow which enshrouds his neighbors that all business be sus Those attending the rites at the tatehouse included Gov and Mrs co Elthon and Sen Bourke Hickenlooper of Iowa Elthon Sen Young to Support McCarthy Is Opposed to Censure WASHINGTON UP Sen Young RND announced Wednesday he will not vote to censure Sen Mc Carthy on the charges brought by the special committee which rec ommended rebuke Yo un g hitherto uncommitted publicly made known his views in a news letter He said he was influenced by the need for preserving the Tight of free speech and McCarthys effective work in exposing the Communist influence in the federal government and other McCarthy has said he expects to get about 25 votes against cen sure out of a full membership of 96 but he has not listed those he counts on his side to Meanwhile Sen Dirksen an ally of McCarthy in the fight against censure said he expects debate on the issue to resume next Monday as scheduled Debate was broken off last Thursday after McCarthy entered a hospital with an injured elbow Im ready to go ahead right where we left Dirksen said in an interview He plans to offer a substitute for the censure resolu tion drafted by the com mittee headed by Sen Watkins Dirksen has not dis closed its terms The Navy hospital at nearby Bethesda said Tuesday Mc Carthy was continuing to improve Young wrote in his letter that McCarthys criticism of the Wat kins corrimittee in a statement put in the Con gressional ord was warranted u n He added in no sense could the com mittee be right ly termed hand maidens of the W W REMINGTON Former Commerce Official Attacked LEWISBURG Pa W Willian W Remington former govermnen aide serving a three year term fo perjury died Wednesday at th federal penitentiary here from in juries suffered in an attack a the prison Remingtons death was an nounced by Acting Warden Free T Wilkinson He suffered head in juries Monday when hit on th head with a stockingrcovercd brick in his dormitory squad room Accused of murdering Rcming ton are two car thieves Gcorgi Arrested in Missouri Question Iowa Prison Escapee in Slaying POPLAR BLUFF Mo WVWalter Henry Mcnning 36 was hcl in jail here Wednesday as an escapee from the Iowa State Penitentiary at Fort Madison However W H Fabriz Minneapolis head of the criminal divisio of the Hennepin County sheriffs office said Menning had been sough for questioning in a slaying there 3 E Bennett deputy warden o the Iowa penitentiary confirmee Menning escaped last Oct 23 Menning was arrested here b Chief of Police Lester Massingham last Monday He was arraigned be tore the commissioner on a Dyer Act charge and bond wa set at Communist par YOUNG as McCarthy has called its members But he said McCarthy broke no standing rule of the Senate in his criticisms Theft Charge The FBI said Menning charged with stealing a truck in Illinois and transporting it to Iowa At time of his arrest here Menning was accompanied by Miss Alice Schneck about 23 a former office worker at the Iowa prison Bennett said she had quit her peni tentiary job and was employed a Burlington capcd before Menning es Miss Schneck was not held by police here In Minneapolis Fabriz saic ecame the states chief executive Monday Senator Hickenlooper was designated as the personal repre entative of President Dwigbt Eis enhower A crowd estimated by State Highway Patrol Chief David Her rick at filed past Beardsleys bier placed beside the desk he used for nearly six years as gov ernor before the Statehouse memo rial service Those attending the rites also included state officials legislators ollege presidents heads of state wide organizations many representatives of various creeds occupations and races It was the first time the 70year old stone and marble structure had been the scene of rites for a gov ernor Beardsley was the first chief executive of Iowa to die while Af HOTRODDERS is part of crowTof 125 youths arrested by 60 officers early Wednesday as their souped up hotrod cars were impounded near Comp ton Calif Some of the teenagers who were usinga di vided highway as a racing strip led patrol cars on up to 90 miles an hour before they were nabbed Dr Calkins conducted the serv ice at the Statehouse The family listened to the serv ice over a public address system from inside the governors secre office The music of an elec tric organ included two of Beards favorite Palaces and Beneath the Cross of The family present included a son Blaine and bis wife from Hfflsboro another son Dan a student at Iowa State a daughter Mrs Henry F Scheig of Appleton and her husband and another daughter Mrs Doyle Stickel husband NewVirgMia No Limiti By law and precedent North Dakota and other states permit al most unlimited criticism of pub lic officials particularly during an election he wrote Meanwhile a spokesman for the Navy Medical Center in Bethesda said Wednesday that no op eration has been performed on Sen McCarthy to remove glass splint ers from his elbow Hesaid in response to questions that the only thing that has teen taken from McCarthys elbow is a small amount of off through a needle injected into the elbow Iowa Airman Injured in California Fall OAKLAND Calif Force Sgt Billy C Wilhitej 31 Moingona Iowa wa s in critical condition Wednesday after falling five stories down a hotel lightwell Tues day The hospital where Wilhite was taken reported he suffered in ternal injuries The Iowa n had returned Monday from Okinawa Two police they had returned with Wil liite and the three had celebrated the occasion Monday night Police said Wilhite apparently opened window and fell accidentally Menning was sought for question ing in the Nov 4 holdupslaying ol Mrs Mary Ferguson 46 at her husbands service station in Maple Plain 20 miles west of Minneapo Dtnitt Slaying Chief Massingham said Menning lias denied any knowledge of the slaying and stated he was in San Diego on Nov 4 Fabriz said Ferguson had given a description of his wifes assailant and thatan artists sketch showed similarities between the holdup man and police photos of Men ning Two Doctors Hurt in Car Train Crash Mason Cit Was and a Rockwell doctor were in fai condition in University of Minne sola Hospital in Minneapoli Wednesday after being injured i a cartrain accident Tuesday nigh in suburban1 Crystal Village The doctors are Edward T FIcmming and Rober Brown 710 Adams Flemming suffered shoulder and back in juries and Dr Brown sufferec broken ribs Crystal Village police said Brown was driving a car owned by Flemming as they approached a crossing on Douglas Drive abou Police said the cai struck the train about a foot be hind the engine The impact knocked the car into a ditch and threw Flemming abou 25 feet from the car Both men were taken to the hospital by am mlance Officers said that there is a sign but no flashing signals at the crossing Boone Man Killed in AutoTrain Accident Waterloo Man Dies After Auto Crash WATERLOO auto acci Icnt Saturday which injured seven persons claimed the life of one of NEVADA Russell the victims Wednesday when Mer liri Robert 25 Waterloo died of a skull fracture at a hdspi tal here Logsdon 49 Boone was killed Tuesday in a cartrain collision at a crossing east of Cambridge in Story County Deputy Sheriff John Stark said visibility may have been obscured by a heavy dust storm at the time Logsdons car struck the first diesel unit of the Rock Island Rocket he said rAH About The Weather MatMi City Continued cold Rather cold Windy and cold GlobeGazette weather data up to t a m Wed nesday Maximum Minimum At ft a m Precis1 Trace YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum FARMER KILLED Iowa Henle 62 was killed Tuesday when his tractor overturned on his farm south of here while he was using it to build a dam i SAME DATE Black 1951531 M McCoy 34 Grundy and Rob ert Parker 21 Washington They were being held for question mg Remington 35 a former Commerce Department official was sentenced to serve three years for falsifying that he had never been associated with Red organiza tions Wilkinson issued this statement Inmate William ton died in the institution hospital at a m Wednesday On Tues day afternoon an operation was performed by an outside surgical consultant and the institution med ical officer The investigation by the Fed eral Bureau of Investigation and prison officials is continuing and all information will be presented to the Remington was confined in same prison as Alger Hiss former top State Department official who has served years for perjury Hiss is scheduled to be released on parole Saturday The specific charges on which Remington was convicted were that he lied in denying he had transmitted government material to Elizabeth Bentley confessed Soviet spy ring courier and that he knew a young Communist Party unit existed at Dartmouth College when he was a student there He was sentenced onj Feb 4 1953 and started sen tence April 15 1953 No Comment In Philadelphia Norman Mc Cabc special agent in charge of the Philadelphia FBI office de clined comment on Remingtons death He said a statement would be issued when we have made an arrest Wilkinson reported that Reming ton was found by his quarters officer in a dazed condition on second floor stairway landing low his dormitory quar ters He said thatpart of the pris on was occupied by a small num ber of prisoners consisting of night workers in for the day and by janitors J Remington in tKe attack suf fered lacerations of the face and head and a probable fractured In Ridgewood N where Rem ington lived an aunt Mrs Wil liam E Remington said the death came as a terrible shock to family She said Remingtons sec ond wife Jane was somewhere in New William Remington had three children a boy IVi by his pres nt wife and a boy Bruce 12 and girl Galeyn 10 by a previous marriage Remingtons first Ann Moos Remington was a key witnesi gainst him at his trial 1950 Indictment Remington first was indicted in 950 on a charge of falsely denying o a grand jury that he ever was a member of the Communist Party He was convicted Feb 7 1951 ndsentenced to five years but ppealed and was freed on bail he New York Court of Appeals n Aug 22 1951 reversed the con iction holding unanimously that federal District Judge Gregory F Voonan in his charge to the jury ns too vague and Remington was indicted again Oct 25 1951 on a charge of lying t his first trial when he denied he ad passed government secrets to Elizabeth Bentley confessed cour er for a World War II Soviet spy Debt May Climb Higher By WILLIAM P HELM first mort gage on the U S A is going to rise by at least several billion dol lars in 1955 if our new lawmakers buy all the government they are planning to buy The reason is quite simple We cant raise all the purchase price in cash so were going to do some of the buying on time Weve been doing it that way for years and it has always worked But how long will it continue to work Or should we pay that un pleasant question no never mind When a man or woman makes a buy of anything from a cake of soap to a new car or home pay ment is made in one of three ways One to pay witfc cash Another is r to charge it A third way is to pay part cash and charge the rest Thats what we do as individuals And always now or later there is a day of final settlement when we get a receipt in full for the bill However we dont buy govern ment as individuals We buy it as a group leaving it to our elected lawmakers to make the bargain and arrange the terms There are now 163 million per sons in our group millions morS than there were 10 years meet their needs and wishes we are buying more government Be cause of the increase in population alone the bill is higher and local government We like their gadgets J All of us realize tr a general way that weve got to pay for those gadgets sometime Some of are wondering when They the minority dont want to go over board With one eye on the gadgets they put the other on the rising debt How far has our 163mfllioa group gone in debt up to now So far as Uncle debt concerned we know exactly It stood at billion on the last day of October dont know eiactly how far our State and local ments have gone in debt but an unofficial estimate the tally at somewhat more than HO billion That isnt only reason We That probably is are buying a lot more government than used to especially In round figures all goverancBtis atoot baV   

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