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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edlttd lor the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES All NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL 1X1 HOME EDITION MASON CITY STORES Open Friday and Saturday Nighfs December 1011 UnH 9 Oclock Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 19S4 This Piper Consists ol Two No 51 Condemn Russ Ask AP Wirephoto MAYOR PLEADS W Flatley mayor of Erie chats with his attorney after pleading guilty to charges of conspiracy and violating his oath of office The mayor 67 faces a threeyear jail term and a fine after being arrested by state police in a gambling raid On several the 36day ArmyMcCarthy hearings last spring and more recently dur ing the special Senate session which considered condemnation of his protested that important subcommittee work was being delayed He mentioned specifically connection what he said was a need to expose Reds working in defense plants Action McCarthy had announced plants to push the probe right through the Christmas holidays He is to hand the subcommittee chairmanship to Sen McClellan DArk in Janu ary when the Democrats take over control of the Seriate Potter answer to a ques felt the Democrats should follow through on the defense plants probe when they become the majority party in the Senate next yearJ He added he knew of no disposition on the part of any committee member Republican or Democratic to curtail the investi All About The Weather Matwi City Cloudy and colder Clearing and much colder Clearing cold Globe Gazette weather data up to I a m Thurs Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Snow TEAR AGO Maximum turn Defense Plant Sift Ends After 2 Days WASHINGTON Senate hearing on Communists in defense plants closed down Wednesday night after only two days and its future course apparently rested with the absent Sen McCarthy In all the Senate Investigations Subcommittee heard 11 witnesses McCarthy its chairman had nounced before the hearings began that 42 subpoenas were being issued As the hearings ended Sen Pot ter RMich who was presiding said there were no present plans to resume although he said there were other witnesses who could be James M Juliana the subcommitteesacting staff direc said staff investigative work would continue Not Informed I dont know what Sen McCar thys plans are or when he will be Potter told newsmen McCarthy left Washington Tues day for a rest of 10 days or so after he had appeared at the public hearing briefly to read a state ment which has been interpreted as an open break with President Eisenhower McCarthys destination has been disclosed He has been try ing to regain full use of an elbow which was injured several weeks ago in a Milwaukee handshaking accident Rcglna and Jean Ann Jnhnsione tM Red Cross Circle Xorthwobd Dee Etta and Kiseahb and Arka Wheeltrwood Ladles Aid ElkGreek Until Mission Circle ft Inter Not THE f TOTAt TO DATE I SVm STILL NEEDED Cheer Fund in Need of More Cash ROBABLY THE one most im portant f act about the Christ inas Cheer Fund at this moment is that the amount of cash raised last year would not be suf f ic ient to reach this years goal of It was just short of Merchandise gifts boosted the total to about Last year more had to be spent than had been raised What that means is that 1 either there must be more donors or 2 those who give will have to boost the size of their contribution bit or small should be either brought to the GlobeGazette office or mailed to Clrttr NUMM It Iowa Motorists Facing Slickest Roads of Season After Snowfall By The Associated Prest Iowa motorists faced the slick est highways of the season gen erally throughout the state Thurs day in the wake of a snowfall which left up to three inches of snow on the ground in some parts of the state The Weather Bureau said colder temperatures would prevail Thurs day night The snow had stopped in southwest Iowa Thursday morn ing and had diminished to flurries elsewhere in the stale Strong northwest winds ranging from 25 to 45 miles an hour con tinued to blow in parts of the state Humboldt Red Oak Hamburg Davenport and Mason City report ed three inches of snow on the ground Thursday morning Du buque and Lamoni had two inches In some sections the snow was accompanied by mist and freezing rain Highway 69 was reported blocked for a time Wednesday night south of Osceola and also north of Ames clue to slippery conditions resulting from packed slush Temperatures in Iowa Weclnes MundtSaysHe Tried to Stop Blast at Ike But McCarthy Had to Have His Way WASHINGTON wS e n Mundt one of Sen McCarthys close friends disclosed Thursday that he tried in vain to dissuade the Wisconsin Republican from making his statement blasting President Eisenhower Mundt said he told McCarthy Everybody knows Ike is not for the Communists But he said McCarthy replied T h e yre shooting at me down there and Ive got to say some By down be apparently was referring to the White House Mundt said he thought Eisenhow ers praise last Saturday of Sen Watkins RUtah triggered Mc Carthys blast Watkins was chairman of a spe cial committee which recom mended censuring McCarthy for his conduct The Senate rebuked McCarthy last week by a vote of 6722 Mundt voted against this con demnation move Spltndid Job Last Saturday the White House quoted Eisenhower as having told Watkins he had done a very splendid job as chairman of the committee McCarthys blast which has been widely interpreted as meaning a complete break with the adminis ration came last Tuesday during a hearing being held by the Wis consin senators Investigations Subcommittee Mundt a member of that com mittee said he argued with Mc Carthy that the attack on Eisen liower was unfair and unreal istic and t h a t he told him it cant do you any good nor anyone else any good that I can In an interview Mundt gave this account of what happened Mundt was presiding at the hear ing when McCarthy came in and took a seat Mundt leaned over and asked McCarthy if he wanted to preside McCarthy said no that as soon as he caught his breath he wanted to make a In a half jocular Mundt advised him to take it easy and watch what you Gone Half Hour A minute or two later McCarthy told Mundt that his injured elbow was hurting him and that he was going to his office but would be back in about half an hour While McCarthy was absent from the hearing a woman from his office came in tapped Mundt on the shoulder told him McCarthys elbow was hurting so rnuch he wouldnt be back and said McCar thy wanted Mundt to read a state ment for him Mundt read the first paragraph or two of the statement handed to him but stopped when he came to the part attacking Eisenhower He handed the statement back saying he didnt want to read it for Mc Carthy Mundt also said he didnt think McCarthy ought to make the state ment and asked that this work be taken back to McCarthy Shortly thereafter McCarthy returned to the hearing Mundt told McCarthy lie had refused to read the state ment and again advised him not to issue it Mundt said urged McCarthy to simmer down and cool off but that McCarthy did not reply to him but went on and read his state ment Then the at was in the saidMuudt ICHIRO HATOYAMA Hatoyama Picked by nese TOKYO Hatoyama a proAmerican conservative who wants increased trade with Russia and KedChina Thursday was elected prime minister of post he may not hold more than three months A coalition of Hatoyamas Dem ocrats and the Socialists moved the 71yearold diplomat into the spot from which Shigero Yoshida was forced to resign two days ago The vote was 257 for Hatoyama and 191 for Taketora Ogata Yoshidas deputy premier and new president of Yoshidas Lib eral Party For their support Hatoyama promised the Socialists he would dissolve the Diet Parliament next month and call new national elections before March 10 The Socialists threw their sup port to Hatoyama because they frankly figure to be the only party to gain House seats in any general election Yoshida who stepped down Tuesday in the face of over whelming opposition fromthe unusual coalition of Conserva tives and Socialists was not present for the vote His resig nation did not affect his status a member of the Diet Iowa Draft Colls to Be 30 Lower DES MOINES quota of men to be delivered in Febru ary for military duty will be about 30 Jower than the calls for the four previous months State Selec tive Service System headquarters said Thursday Sam Sheppard Takes Stand in Own Behalf Tells of Romance and Marriage from Our Scrvleci CLEVELAND Dr Samuel Sheppard began telling Thursday the story of his romance court ship and marriage The handsome darkhaired osteo path took the witness stand in his own defense as his trial on a harge of murdering his wife Marilyn neared the end of its eighth week He said he and Marilyn were sweethearts from the time they were junior high school students He was between 13 and 14 years old then he said and the woman who became his wife was a year and a half older InttrtiUd We were interested in each oth er from that he Chief Defense Counsel William J Corrigan asked Sheppard if this interest continued and the doctor said there was a time interval that interrupted it Marilyn went to high school be fore I did But I used to get re ports about her and I would hear that she asked about And she used to come and watch me play basketball when I was on the junior high school Dr Sheppard also testified that ie spanked but never beat his 7ycarold son Thomas Weigle a first cousin of Mrs Sheppard previously had testified that one Sunday two years ago as he sat watching television with Dr Shep pard Chip touched his fathers eft arm slightly and Dr Shep pard began beating the boy so jnmercifully that Weigle had to leave the room Not Dr Sheppard said that was not at all the case He told the seven man fivewoman jury that he and his wife had been trying to break a little tendency riad to strike his mother oys He said Marilyn had asked limto spank the boy because he was getting so big that her spanking didnt hurt him any more On that occasion be said while watching a cowboy and Indian movie Chip came over and hit me with a toy tomahawk across the shoulder I took him across my knee and gave him a few licks across his back Dr Sheppard continued day ranged from a high of 30 at Mason City to a high of 40 at Cedar Rapids and Ottumwa Clear ing skies Thursday night were ex pected to allow the mercury to drop to between zero and 10 above Estherville reported the state low of 19 early Thursday The wet snow began falling in western Iowa Wednesday afternoon and spread eastward during the evening and night The storm ce ter had moved out of Iowa Thurs day morning The Iowa State Highway Patrol issued a road report as follows District Moiiwi High ways 75 to 100 per cent ice and snow packed Some hills and curves have been sanded District Highways 100 per cent ice and snow covered Sanders out District Council Blufft High ways 10 per cent snow and ice covered in sheltered areas in north central and northeast District Highways 40 to 75 per cent snow arid ice cov ered in cast 90 to 100 per cent ice and snow covered in west Hills and curves are sanded District City Eastwest roads 50 per cent snow packed northsouth roads near normal ex cept in protected areas District i Sptnctr Highways near normal northwest some icy spots rest of district Eastwest roads 50 per cent ice and snow packed northsouth roads near District7 Port Blowing snow highways 100 per cent snow packed and dangerous in north central District 8 Mtion City High ways 50 to 100 snow packed and District Wtftrloo Highways 75 to 100 per cenV snow packed in west with light snow continuing highways ice and snow covered east District 10 Dubuqut Strong northwest winds blowing 2 inches of new snow highways 50 per cent snow covered becoming s n o w packed in west central central portion 75 to 100 per cent snow packed highways snow packed in southeast plows and sandcrs are out District Rapidi and Highways snow packed and slippery very hazard ous some hills and curves sanded District Ottumwc light snow blowing snow highways covered with snow and ice REAL YULi SPIRIT PASADENA Calif W When Mrs Lee Van Valkenburgh fled from house she man aged only to save her son Gary 4 and 250 Christmas cards she was addressing AP Wlrcphotn CHRISTMAS NEAR A bright spectacle in Rockefeller Plaza in New York City is a huge Christmas tree lighted to mark the official opening of the holi day season The tree stands in front of the RCA Building and looks over the parks skating rink i Weaver Faces New Warrant FOREST CITY Wl warrant for the arrest of Francis D Weaver 35 former Forest City at torney on a charge of embezzle ment was issued Thursday by Attorney Nels Brandstad was filed by Mrs Sophia Tschirki a widow Who ac cuses Weaver of embezzling she said she turned over to him in 1952 to invest for her now of Kansas City was paroled last August after he pleaded guilty to another em bezzlement charge Two Burned When Fire Wrecks Home CARLISLE explosion anc fire destroyed the William Johnson home here Thursday burning two persons seriously a n d leaving a family of six homeless Mrs Johnson 27 and a daugh ter Yicky 2 were taken to a hos pital innearby DCS Moines for treatment of first and second de gree burns Johnson said a heater in the liv ing room exploded while the fam ily was still abed The family still in night clothes escaped through the kitchen SNOW STALLS MANY strinjf of semitrailer and a bus Thursday were stalled by icy and snowpacked highways near the Brady Street intersection on Kimberly Road in north Davenport The vehicles were immobile for two before sanding crtwa arrived Love Struck Printer Charged With Disorderly Conduct in Abduction of Pretty Reporter LA PORTE Jnd sullen lovestruck printer Thursday sat silently in his cell charged with disorderly conduct and assault for kidnaping a pretty girt reporter who spurned his marriage offer Authorities said Robert Panek 25 had little to say about the two terrorfilled auto ride in whichhe forced Abbey Johnson 22 to accompany him at gun point I guess it was silly wasnt it was Paneks only comment on the escapade Wednesday afternoon The handsome apprentice printer for the La Porte HeraldArgus abducted Miss Johnson fro m the newspapers city room short ly after they argued about his marri age proposal He returned her to the n ews paper office un harmed after the auto trip MISS JOHNSON along county roads near the city and then voluntarily surrendered to police The blonde Miss Johnson near collapse after the ordeal said she met Panek in the newspapers photo room shortly nftcr noon He repeated bis proposal and she again refused she said Panek raced home and returned with 22 caliber rifle He forced Abbey into his car and then sped into the country sometimes speed ing tt M Abbey an employe of the Her lor about 13 months said dating Panek from refenury mtg September of ytar SAMi OATElfSIMZ Bliek rfeatk U II 16 Nations Ask Action on Airmen U N Locked in Debates UNITED NATIONS N Y Russia fbrnally called upon U N Thursday to condemn United States for alleged aggres sive acts against Red China Soviet Delegate Arkady A So olev told the General Assembly Special Political Committee the United States has turned Formosa nto an American military base nnd was aiding the Chinese Na tionalists in raids against Commu nist territory He denounced the new mutual assistance treaty between the United Stales a n d Nationalist luna as a new act of aggres Tightens Hold Declaring that the pact tightens the United States hold over the Chiang KaiShek government and permits American action far be yond Formosa Sobolev said This is preparation for new ag gressions against Red The Soviet delegate made his re marks as the committee opened debate on aSoviet complaint of acts of aggression against the peo ples Republic of China and re sponsibility of the United States Navy for those Meanwhile the and its 15 Korean Allies pressed for speedy action on their bid to throw the moral weightof the bly behind their campaign to free 11 American airmen jailed by Red China on spy charges The assemblys to debate the case despite Soviet delaying tactics indicated the Al lies case would win strong sup port Two Sessions The world body scheduled day and night sessions Thursday on a 10nation resolution denouncing the jailing and demanding the air mens release Launching the debate Wednesday night Chief Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr said an over whelming vote in favor of the res olution would m ake to Peiping that world opinion consid ers the detention pf the 11 fliers a violation of the Korean armistice The delegate also called on Lhc Communists to send home a total of personnel he said had not yet been repatriated under Korean armistice terms His charged the Reds still have not ac counted for 470 Americans Lodge said earlier the Chinese lave admitted holding four jet pilots in addition to the 11 Peiping says have been jailed as spies Lodge took the floor after the 60 nation assembly beat down dogged Soviet attempts to keep the item off the agenda and voted 445 to jcgin debate at once without go ng through committee channels sources predicted there would no opposition except from the ivenation Soviet bloc and per haps a few AsianArab nations Milik Argutt In his attempt to k i 11 off the tern Russias Jacob Malik argued hat the assembly had no right to ntervene because the Americans were on a spy mission and could not be classified as war prisoners covered by the armistice Maliks spy charges were echoed jy representatives of Poland and Czechoslovakia who tried to put up procedural barriers to immediate debate VELDE MARRIED NEW YORK UP Rep Harold I Velde 44 and his bride hc former Mrs Dolores Anderson 38 sailed to Panama Thursday on a honeymoon I   

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