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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot THI NEWSAril THAT MAKI1 ALL O W AN f N I I G H I 0 ft I HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AwcUted PTMM ud ITaitod Frtw pin a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL TtU M Two at School Glenwood Rift Is Heard DES MOINES state in vestigation of complaints about administrative affairs at the Glenwood State School has ended with a suggestion that the persons involved try to settle their dif ferences Threedoctors and a spokesman for a delegation of Glenwood townspeople aired their feelings Friday before the Governors Pro fessional Committee oh MentaJ Health When the session ended Robert Lappen chairman of the State Board of Control asked the school administration and the to try to reach unanimity of opinion that will restore harmony THE DOCTORS who testified were Dr Ward DeYoung a parttime member of the medical staff at the school who says he was fired because he objected to some med ical policies of Dr Frank Jacob son the school medical director Dr Dean Harman who re signed from the staff in support of DeYoung Drl Michael Elyoh superintend ent of the tuberculosis ward of the school who had conflicts with Jacobson and called him over bearing THESE THREE leveled their complaints against Dr Jacobson and Alfred Sasser the institution superintendent Sasser told the committee he had ordered var ious changes in routine to im prove the treatment of the pa tients 1 These changes and policies en forced by Jacobson were listed in a 9point report of cqmplaints by the other doctors Lappen and Brv JOjCtomweU state mental health director came to the support of Sasser who is comparatively new in the Glenwood post HE IS YOUNG energetic and impetuous Lappen said think what he is trying to do is Probably he is moving too rapidly for Iowa It seems peculiar that some body isnt big enougti to knock heads together and faring these people into agreement The goal should be something for unfortu nate children ratherthan try to dig the graves of this doctor or that or this ward attendant or that Dr Cromwell I DONT KNOW where the trouble lies I believe the com munity has tried to get along with Sasser and he has sincerely tried to get along with the community Maybe they are congenitally in compatible W C Rathke was spokesman for the Glenwood Citizens Com mittee who supported Dr De Young Rathke said what that group ob jected to were policies which have created distrust between the town and the institution He said the citizens group does not object to a changeover at the institutions but the manner in which it has been adminis tered French General Gameliri Is Dead PARIS Maurice Gus tave Gamelin World War I hero who feJl inlo disgrace for failing to hold back the Nazis in died Friday night at the age of 85 A tireless student of maps and battle orders Gamelin predicted correctly that Germany would attack France through Belgium in 1914 He wrote the complex battle orders that saved Paris at the Battle of the Marne 12Day Walkout at CBS Gomes to End NEW YORK WStriking Co lumbia Broadcasting System technicians Saturday went back to heir jobs in eight cities The 12day strike of 1300 tech nicians ended Friday A union spokesman said a threeyear con tract provided for a 64 per cent wage rise retroactive to Feb 1 with another 24 per cent in crease effective Aug 1 1959 SPRINGTIME REVERIE Spring is itself With e the time for Daydreaming and this scene to the low 80 i Iowans s tells the story by the finest spring weather in history week Oskqlooso Club Has Home Thanks to HST and Missouri Waltz1 By CY DOUGLASS This may corners a surprise toformer President Harry S Truman f pttf aMot of hackberrytinted brick into the new home ofthe Oska lobsa Womens Club The clubhouse istohave its public showing i Sunday It is named Logan Place for the late composer publisher Frederick Knight Logan andhis mother LOGAN PUBLISHED the Mis souri Waltz more than 40 years ago He also published other well known musical numbers of the period Dying in 1928 he left his royalties to his mother She was a charter member of the Oskaloosa Womens Club When she died in 1941 her will bequeathed the royalties to the club for a building and for any other purposes the club selected Royalties collected through the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers produced annually until Harry Truman became president and the Missouri Waltz followed him to political conventions and other public gatherings as close ly as the lamb scampered after Mary Nb Word Yet on Decker Strike Talks There was stilt no definite an nouncement Saturday of a pos sible Chicago meeting on the strike at Jacob E Decker and Sons according to P J Thoger son general manager Officials of Armour and Co and the Packinghouse Workers Or ganizing Committee AFLCIO can not meet until Monday and there may be no meeting until Tuesday Thogerson said About 900 workers of the local union remained out Saturday The strike here and one at an Armour plant in Sioux City was said to have resulted from wage reductions for men splitting hogs The reduction came after use of an electric saw instead of a hand clea er for the splitting opera tion Thogerson said there was no advance warning of the walkout which began in some depart ments Thursday Arthur Costello local union president was not available for comment A similar dispute at the Armour fe Co plant at SiouxCily has idled the hog kill and related de partments there for six days THE ROYALTIES bounced up ward Now with the exception of the first two or three thousand dollars they have produced all i c new clubhouse arid financed other club activities Consequently the former Pres idents recent disclaimer about the Missouri Waltz was anything but music to the ears of the Oska loosa Womens Club members Truman was quoted as saying that during his campaigns he grew tired of the song and that anyway it was written by an lowan You can still get an argument started on that point Not long ago Editor W Earl Hall of the Mason City GlobeGazette was in spired by the Truman assertion to write in column that he wished someone would take the trouble to research the origin of the Missouri Waltz HaHan Girl Killed When Struck by Car HARLAN Jo Dotzler 6yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs Felix Dotzler was killed Friday when struck by a car while returning home from kin dergarten here HALL to give an account has wide accep tance in Iowa1 Nearly 50 years ago John EppeVBoonethen a well known dance orchestra lead er introduced the melody in Iowa He told Hall and many others that he first heard the air in the Elks Club of a Missouri town and that a Negro handyman was doing the playing The song was given to Logan to publish in 1914 For many years Eppel shared in the income from the song his friends recall BUT IN PUBLISHED form it bore Logans name Logan hat a number of successes to his credit He was known too for his achievement as musical di rector of the original Wizard of Oz show featuring Fred Mont gomery and Fred Stone great theater names of the early 20th century When Truman turned a cold shoulder on the song there was some pouting among the club ladies The statement said PresidentMrs Leo Vetach is much to our sorrow But now they feel the revival of interest in old tunes should offset the calamity ANOTHER BELL FOR NICHOLAS Lt liam Nicholas who uses a truck loaded with old bells to pep up his campaign for the GOP nomination for governor gets another one James Meehan president of the Dumont High School senior class givers the Ma son Cityan the bell riung in the belfry at the Clutterville school now a part of the Dumont school system Nicholas spent his first year as a teacher in the oneroom Clutterville school Veto Russ Charge HBomb Argued White House Denies Claim UNITED NATIONS N Y wi ll N Security Council delegates Saturday prepared for debate on the Soviet Unions chargcsrdc nied in U S bombers were courting global war The 11nalion Council will meet Monday on the Soviet request that it study urgent measures to prevent flights of American jet bombers armed with nuclear weapons toward Soviet borders U N OBSERVERS predicted that the charges probably would end as have similar Communist charges in the over whelming rejection U S Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Council president this month called Mondays meeting at the request of Soviet Delegate Arkady A Sobolev Sobolev had sought a Council session Satur day but aU N Secretariat poll of Council members showed they preferred Monday thus gaining time to check with their govern ments Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko first made the charges at a Moscow news conference Friday He said his government knew US planes with nuclear bombs flew over polar regions toward the Soviet Union GROMYKO SAID nuclear war could result from the smallest error of an American techni cian White House press secretary James Hagerty labeled Gromy kos statements untrue The State Department Gromyko United States was conducting provocative flights over the polar regions or in the vicinity of the USSR The department said SAC was engaged only in practice to keep up its deterrent power and would attack only on President Eisen howers orders It did not dispute that US bomberson training exercises sometimes fly toward the Soviet Union but said the Air Forces safeguards to prevent an un ordered attack are foolproof The Hbombers automatically return o their bases unless on reaching a predetermined point they are given additional orders to con tinue the target These orders can be given only on authority of the President The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Sunday Cooler Saturday night lows 3843 Warmer Sunday highs 7278 Iowa Fair and cooler Saturday night low in the 40s Mostly fair Sunday warmer northwest MinrwsoU Fair and cool Satur day night Fair and warmer Sunday high 6878 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 79 Minimum 52 At 8 am 57 Precipitation 02 Vanguard Satellite May Last 200 Years WASHINGTON tfVThe Navys Vanguard satellite will orbit the earth for at least 200 years Dr John P Hagen said Saturday Hagen is director of the Van guard satellite program He said in a speech prepared for the American Society of Newspaper Editors that the Navy satellite is slowing down at an almost im measurable rate because of the dimension of its orbit 4051 miles away at its nearest point to the earth and 2463 miles out at its greatest distance HERBERT HOOVER Gall Bladder Surgery for NEW YORK Pros idcnt Herbert Hoover who is 84 had his gall bladder removed Saturday in an operation at the Columbia Presbyterian Mcdicn Center His condition was lermet very satisfactory Hoover had suffered scvcra gall bladder attacks in the past He entered the Medical Centers Harkness Pavilion Thursday for what at first was announced only as medical tests THS HOSPITAL Issued this an nouncement The operation started at 8 am and was completed at His sons Herbert Hoover Jr and Allan Hoover were present A hospital spokesman said it was not known how long Hoover would have to remain in the hos pita I ASIDE FROM the gall bladder attacks the former President has enjoyed good health through the years His last reported illness requiring hospitalizatipn was a cold in 1953 He also had been hospitalized with a gall bladder attack in 1950 Hoover resides at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel UPWA Chief Banker Die in Accident AMES Iff Two persons were injured fatally Saturday in a two car collision south of here They were Bert Hewlett 72 vice president of the First State Bank Bclmond and Russell H Bull 50 district director of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Hewlett was killed outright in the crash and Bull died in a DCS Moines hospital a few hours after the accident He suffered skull and chest injuries Hewletts wife Regina 47 and Mary Charlotte Wallace 37 DCS Moines were injured in the acci dent but their condition was not serious The Wallace woman was driving the car in which Bull was riding authorities said Authorities said the Hewlett car traveling on Iowa 210 was in col lision at the intersection of No 210 and US 60 at Huxley south of Ames The car in which Bull was riding was said to be north bound on US 69 The accident occurred about midmorning SAME Blick rut meini traffic dcalk to uit 21 hourt MASTERS OF DECEIT Disillusionment Is Common Result of Party Membership EDITORS NOTE In ttvt previousiniUllmnt of thii serialization of his boob Masttrs of J Hoover told what had about what hires into bocom ing of tht Communist Party and puppets In leaders international conspiracy Today hV fllves an FBI analysis of how Hie disillusionment of party mem bers can be promoted effectively By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation Just ns important as knowing why persons join Communist Party is an understanding of what may induct them to leave By recognisingand promoting the influ ences that cause Communists to discover the evils of Communist doctrine and practice persons in free countries can do much to defeat the Communist interna tional conspiracy Communists even the hardcore parly members potentially can be converted To the individual who assorts Once a com munist always a communist I say No Any Communist may nnvo his eyes opened to whats wrong with communism The Com munst should not be rejected as hopelessly lost The exCommunist should not be belittled or despised He can redeem himself by actively taking a stand for freedom Every patriotic citizen should do all he can to bring Communists to sco the truth The exCorn imimst is today one of our most potent weapons against commu nism i n FAST of Last Frontier Free dom Road My Glorious Brothers and other booksquit thV party after years of membership and writing thousands pt words of propaganda The revelations of Khrushchev abbut Staling mur derous regime were shocking to hfnv The nv e rnsolhfc horror were not only beyond anything could hove dreamed of I was filled with loathing anddisgust hc said He ng a vlctim r the most incredible swindle in modern because of her fiery energy and zeal Was rec tyfcireclcs as lhc outstanding woman member in tho i to Party circles that she was indicted tried and convicted Her doubts had thenv too She remained the fanatical Bar bara Hartlc attending meetings issuing orders making speeches Then in mid1950 something decisive happened to Barbara Hartle She was told to change her name leave Seattle and enter t h e partys Underground For the next two years she lived under assumed names in various Washington State and Oregon cit ies dcr the Smith Act in Seattle in October 1953 But she too be came disillusioned As did Louis Budcnz Bella Dodd Howard Fast and Joseph Clark she added her name to the growing 1 i st of United States Communists who have said had enough Were quitting TO UNDERSTAND better what members go through in breaking with the party lets examine the case of Barbara Hartle On March 12 1954 she into the Seattle office of1 the FBI and told her story She had been grad uated in 1929 the highest scholastichonor Phi Beta Kappa from Washington State College majoring in English She went then to Spokane to find a job and had experiences all too com mon in those worldwide depres sion days In a mood to grasp at any promise of a better world she began to read the writings of Karl Marx Deeply impressed she joined the Socialist then the Communist Party Her rise in party ranks in Spokane was rapid She was transferred to Se attle where she was given some of the highest party positions in the Washington state organiza tion Ill go to jai if I must she once declared but Ill re main a Communist ONE DAY in 1945 when Earl Brovvder was on his way out as head of the Communist move ment Barbara sar down to write an article for the Communist press In it from sheer force of habit she defended Browder But then what experience had taught her in the party asserted itself William Z Foster was now the boss no matter what She tore up the article Later back on tbe party line she wrote another article sup porting Foster But she was cbn used by this sudden party switch Out of this confusian this great surprise as she termed it came an inkling of the fact that the arly was not what it claimed to be democratic but a fraud ulent deception Yet as had happened in many such cases her confusion and doubt on that occasion were swept away in the rush of the parly members life Barbara had undergone a previous disturbance of her faith in the Party back in 1939 aflef the StalinHitler pact THE UNENDING HUSTLE and bustle of everyday Party activity ceased for her As she sat in a lonely room or stood on a dark street corner waiting for an un derground rendezvous she now had plenty of time to think for herself Suddenly all the doubts that had been drifting in and out of her mind came together Looking back later she I never realized that this disci pline and this mental and phys ical domination of the Communist Party over its members is neces sary to it in order to continue its double life of posing as one thing and being another I had never before realized that the many un solved problems I had noted while still a member were prod ucts of this double existence IT WAS ONE THING however to break intellectually with the party another to break openly She had broken with the Commu nist world of tyranny yet was held by the power that had robbed her of freedom The in decision began to tear herapart She was spiritually sick At first she kept saying to herselfandtbe party Ill be aljl right Just give me a little time Ill work this out H Her indecision ended in March 1954 What happened then Irates what an understanding ami sympathetic citizen can do to help convert a nor Hansen a repprteV fiSfTthe Seattle covered the 1953 Seattle Smith Act trial He had noticed as ers had that Barbara Hartle acked the fiery disposition of the other defendants Later while out n bond she had long visits with lim U was his counsel that she jo to the FBI since it would have been improper under the stances for the FBI to go to her To Barbara Hartles lasting CONTINUED ON PACI 1
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