Wednesday, April 16, 1958

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ITY GLOBEGAZETTE V HIjNEWSfAMR THAT MAKIft ALL N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S N II G H 0 R SN HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Prau United Prcra Te Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL U mi ColdShoulders Conilili at Four OM x ash 1 MASTERS OF DECEIT ProCommunist Sympathizers Are Recruited EDITORS NOTE The danger to the United States from master Red plotters of hidden infiltrators and fellow travelers is as great as ever it is emphasized by the man m thebest posi tion to know J Edgar Hoover the director of the FBI since In opening chapters of his bestseller new book Masters of Deceit Hoover traces the origins of the communist worldwide conspir acy and tells of his early observations of the Communist Party U S A beginning in 1919 when as special assistant to the at torneygeneral he was assigned to prepare a legal brief on the formed Communist Party and Communist Labor Party In preceding instalments of this first serialization of portions the book bringing the story up to today the FBI chief detailed the blueprint drawn up by communists for the conquest of the U S from within and reminded readers of the boast made Americans in June 1957 by the Soviet Communist boss NHcita Khrushchev I can prophesy that your grandchildrenin America will live under socialism and of the repeated forecast of William Z Foster the longtime head of the communist movement in the United States that the communist revolution after the actual seizure of power would deve4op even more swiftly than the Russian The Bolshevik dictatorship was imposed by a very small minority upon Russias many millions of people By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation The value of fellow travelers and sympathizers to the Communist Party lies in their apparent noncommu nist affiliation That is why in most instances commu nist leaders do not attempt to recruit them into the Party They are more valuable outside as financialcontributors vocal mouthpieces or cpntacts between Party officials and noncommunists They constitute in fact f rents for and defenders of the communist party role these individuals can play for the communists is clearly illustrated in front organizations where they serve as spon sors or officials Behindthe scenes is a communistjiparipulator Corisider for example one such organization In October 1951 the Daily Worker announced the formation of the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee with 150 founders from 39 including W who were educators clergymen and professionals ONE OF THE COMMITTEES first official moves was to peti tion the New York State commissionerof education to forbid the New York City Board of Education from enforcing its newlyen acted bah on suspected communist teachers Gradually as the old Civil Rights Congress a wellknown front became dis credited the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee took over its work In 1956 the Senate Security Subcommittee a f t e r Identifying the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee stated Pentagon The Weather Bill Is Money Matter Is Deleted IWhen the communist party it self is under fire these fronts of fer a bulwark of protection The names of the groups 150 founders have been exploited by the Party to fight its battles To make a known Party mem ber the president of a front would immediately label it as commu nist But if a sympathizer can be installed especially a man of prominence suchas an educator minister or scientist the group can operate as an independent organization THIS TRICK has worked time after time and is still working today By allowing themselves to be used as tools fellow travelers and sympathizers have immeas urably advanced the communist cause Of vparticular interest to the communists is the influence o fellow travelers and sympathiz ers in the thoughtmolding field teachers script writers newspapermen news analysts If these individuals can be subject eri t the slightest bit of commu nist thought control the Party have won a major victory One individual in New York City for example once occupiec an important role as a news com entator and author His view were consistently procommunist He represented himself as an au thority on international affairs He claimed to have talked per sonally to many of the world leaders JUST AS the communists wouli want everywhere he went h built himself up as an individua who could give the American people guidance in their think ing This commentator was simpl irreplaceable in the communis scheme No open communis could discuss current events be fore lecture audiences behind th microphone or through the wri ten word with this sympathizer degree of objectivity and in dependence He was able to fool many non and exert consider able influence His lecture tours were often arranged by commu nistfront groups A concealed communist contributed money to h i s expenses Wherever this world observer went he reached communistline and roSoviet propaganda When his nfluence slip he then hanged his ways and sought his ivelihood elsewhere MEN AND WOMEN of this cal ber can do much to bring others into the communist thoughtcon rol net No wonder the Party works to support them Another group that falls on oc casion under communist though control consists of opportunists ndividuals whoif they can bene it personally will knowingly sup port the Party in return for sup xrt or favors from it In a large Midwestern city a noncomriiunlst labor leader had aspirations to become presiden of a union council A group o communists opposed to the then president decided that this la bo eader could be controlled They drafted him as a candidate and of course on the election slat ilaced also some Party mem bers The labor leader won th election and so did the commu nists because they gained a ma over whom they had a hold am CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 IN GOP CARAVAN The two candi dates forthe Republican nomination for governor head a GQP Caravan of Can didates which began at Council Bluffs AP Pholofax second from Lt GovWilliam Nicholas Mason City At left is Mrs Wylie King Hancock 7th District GOP committeewoman The caravan will be VuVVI 1 1 4 V V CIX lb T V 1 1 IV 111 and is now on a 21stop motorcade across in Mason City Thursday night for a sup lowa They are William Murray Ames per rally at Hotel Hanford II of Gail lard Clouds Picture in France Tunisia WASHINGTON W The fall of Trances Gaillard government left State Department officials dis cojaraged Wednesday about the chances of settling the French Tunisian crisis and strengthening antiCommunist elements in Africa These officials also were con cerned about the impact of Pre mier Felix Gaillards loss of pow er on two other international is Hearing Date Set in Sioux City Slaying SIOUX CITY Wl Marcus G Knutson 36 accused of fatally beating his wife Betty during a quarrel last Saturday was held Wednesday in default of bond Knutson waived arraign ment Tuesday on a charge of sec ond degree murder Preliminary hearing was set April 28 SAME H3 BUcfc traffic la W bran HOOVER DECORATED J Edgar Hoover director of the FBI is decorated by President Eisenhower for an outstanding contribution to the national security The ceremony took place at the White House in 1955 ues Summit conference negotia ons with the Soviet Union and he general problem of French osition and prestigewithin the orth Atlantic Alliance There was some concern that IB government which succeeds aiilards may be largely in the ands of rightwing highly na orialistic men with whom it ould be even more difficult than n the past to work on some ulti mate solutionsof the French orth African problem GAILLARD resigned after the rench Assembly by a 321255 ote rejected his call for ac eptance of a U British plan or settling ranees d i s ute w it h Tu isia Earlier Sec etary of State ulles took is ue with French dticism that he UHi ted States was try ng to dominate GAILLARD rench policy and to get France ut of North Africa The idea that we are operating here in some devious way to take ver North Africa in the interes f American corporations is jus about as far from the truth as any statement could be Dulles aid DULLES AND OTHER top of icials would like to see France ind some way to end the long and costly fighting in Algeria Privately many of these officials ay that this would undoubtedly mean working toward some form of Algerian selfgovernment But French policy strongly sup ported by the rightists in this re pect has dealt with Algeria as a art of metropolitan France for any idea of independence wholly unacceptable The fear in the State Depart ment is that if the fighting drags i and frictions develop with her North African countries as hey have already with Tunisia roWestern leaderslike Tunisias resident Bourguiba will rid it increasingly difficult to uSntain their political balance Strike Threat Faces American Airlines CHICAGO were ready Wednesday to strike against merican Airlines at midnight The walkout deadline has been et by the Air Line Pilots Assn The union said the major issue s compensation Continue Probe of Ministers Death ROCKWELL CITY CftThe car of the late Rev Hillis Franklin Hall pastor of rural Immanue Lutheran Church east of here was towed to Fort Dodge wher ts gas tank was drained in con nection with investigation into th pastors strange death Sunday It also was learned that in vestigating officers questions every male student in Rockwel City High School Tuesday after noon Investigators also hav questioned Rockwell City are persons with a previous record o offenses Meantime a date for an inqucs into the death had not been se County Attorney Jack Gray sai this dale would not be set unt formal investigation is completed WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Tuesday sent Con gross his proposals forstrength ening the hand of the secretary of defense but left for later action the matter of Pentagon money control The money question over which a storm has blown up ul the Capitol was put off for a year Eisenhower said in a message to Congress that it will bcdealt with in the Defense Department budget for the year starting July 1 105Q DISPATCH of th V message came on the heels of a news Con ference in which Eisenhower nied he hadever approved the idea of having Congress appro priate a lump sum ofmoney for the of defence to fi nance the nations military qstub lishmenl That had been the crux of con gressional criticism of the White House plan oii the brisis of inter pretations put on the first nouncement early this month did say in some phases of the military op eration he favors providing money for categories of tasks and letting the jobs be put where they can be best handled THE MESSAGE to Congress said the secretary of defense should have greater flexibility in money matters but did not go into detail Our goal must be maximum strength at minimum cost Ei senhower told the legislators Outside of the control of money the central feature of the Eisen hower plan is to give the secre tary of defense the military op erations authority and streamline the channels of command THE SEPARATE departments Navy and Air Force would continue but operationial orders based on recommenda tions of the Joint Chiefs of Staff no longer would have to nelled through the individual services City Fair and warm through Thursday Southwester ly winds 2025 mph Thursday afternoon High Thursday in upper 70s Low Wednesday night ink 40s Fair and mild through Thursday Low Wednesday night 3848 FlvtDiy Iowa Temperatures Wednesday night through next Monday will average 8 to 12 degrees above normal Normal highs 58 north to 65 soulh Nor mal lows 35 north to 40 south Generally mild temperatures prevail throughout the period but with a return to more seasonable temperatures about the weekend Very liltlo precipitation is expected ex cept for a chance of showers the first of next week averag ing onetenth of an inch or less Mlnntsota Continued pleasant High 75 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 75 36 58 54 38 Action Still Not No Comment on Truman Plan j f FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President El senhower expressed strongop position Wednesday toformer President Trumans proposals for an immediate fivdbiUiohdollar tax cut and a lowering of federal interest rates to combat the re cession v In answer to a news confer cncc question about Trumans proposals the President said he doesnt comment on anybody elses recommendations But he quickly added that when he be comes convinced that a tax cut would benefit the United States he would propose it to Congress GALE HAS SURGERY HOLLYWOOD Gale Storm Wednesday was in St Vin cents Hospital for abdominal surgery No End Seen to Balmy Weather Indications that lowat mild spring will coo into ntxt Bureau said Wednes day Temperatures in the next five days were expected to average eight to 12 degrees above nor mal with precipitation averag ing onetenth of an inch or less The rnerctfry soared to 77 de grees at Sioux Sify Tuesday and Mason City had a balmy 75 Burlington was the coolest with an afternoon high of el Wholesale Prices of Food Shows Drop NEW YORK fl4Vholesale food prices as measured by the Dun Bradstrect food index dropped sharply this week from last weeks 1958 high At the index compared with a week ago and was 69 per cent higher than the fig ure of in the similar week last year The index represents the total cost at wholesale of one pound each of 31 foods in general use THE PRESIDENT volunteered his opinion on Trumans recom nendallon that the interest on he federal debt be lowered to bring down interest rates gener ally Truman made his recommen dation Monday to the House Banking Truman said that lowering in ierest rates would save the gov ernment two billion dollars a year and thus help finance public works spending in an antireces sion program BUT EISENHOWER said the government would have toflood the countrywith money to keep the interestVfales lowThat he said undoubtedly would result in pricesgoing up Thats the kindofprogram he will never go for the President said emphatically In other news conference high lights the President Said Pentagon officers would be permitted to express opposi tion to his defense reorganization plan if asked their views before congressional committees He Jack Benny and Dinah Shore Receive Emmys as Top Entertainers on TV H i HOLLYWOOD UP Corne lian Jack Benny and singer Dinah Shore were honored as tele visions top male and female entertainers Tuesday nightat the nationally televised 10th annual Immy awards Gunsmoke was rated the est dramatic series Playhouse 90 for its single performance of The Comedian and The Phil Silvers Show as the best comedy series COLUMBIA Broadcasting Sys tem won the network race for he most awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences taking 15 compared to 12 won by the National Broad casting Company American Broadcasting Com pany creators of took one of the 28 Emmys pre icnted TELEVISION VETERANS Ro bert Young and Jane Wyatt co stars of Father Knows Best were chosen as the best actor and actress in a leading role in a dra matic or comedy series Bearded Peter Ustinov was hon ored as the best actor in a single role for The Life of Samuel Johnson on Omnibus The Emmy for the best actress in a single performance went to Polly Bergen for the titlerole in the Playhouse 90 production of the Helen Morgan Story Rod Serling repealed as the best writer cf a one hour show with The Comedian Five technical awards were pre sented for Best art direction Rouben TcrArutunian Twelfth Night Hallmark Hall of Fame jest cinematography for televi sion Harold E Wellman Hemo the Magnificent a Bell Tele phone science series best live camera work CBS for the en tire Playhouse 90 series best film editing for TV Mike Pozen How to Kill a Woman a Gun smoke program and best engi neering or technical achieve ment WideWide i AP Photofax HOLD THEIR EMMYS Jack Benny and Dinah Shore hold their Emmys which they received for being the best entertainers on TV They each also got a second award Jack a special Emmy from the of Gov ernors and Dipah for havingthe best entertainment show said there would be reprisal in such instances Buthe said that when Pentagon officers vol1 nntarilyattack the plan in public speeches or statementsoutside of congressional testimony that is another matter He said hat would be Insubordination that Would require correction Replied sharply to the reported criticism of a congressman to his golf playing A reporter noted that a Texas congressman had said that if the President would leave off some of his golf and visitthe small towns he would see the need of antirecession public works The President re plied that he probably had ited many more towns villages and farms than the congressman had AT RICEVILLE New Tractor Overturns Man Killed RICEVILLE Arnold Wright 51 was killed instantly late Tues day when a tractor he was driv ing tipped over on a city street Wright was employed by the Lott Implement Co With Edward Fuoss Wright was delivering new tractors from the loading dock to a storage place in south west Riceville As he turned corner on Woodland Ave Wright was thrown from the tractor The tractor tipped over righted it self made a threequarter turn and tipped over again Fuoss said Wright was dead by the time he reached him Wright suffered a broken neck and frac tured skull Wright had lived all his life in the RicevilleNew Haven area He is survived by his wife Lucille two sons Tom and Jim and a brother Wallace near New Hav en Funeral services will be Friday at 10 am in the Immaculate Conception Church Riceville The Rev Fr Arthur F Stirn will officiate Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery south of Riceville