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Cedar Rapids Citizen (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Cedar Rapids, IowaWeather a Tutti mat Van or u ice. Tow 24. Bali or saw Friday aft Newi with uhf nor 35. City final 5 cents volume 71number 335 Cedar rapids Iowa thursday december 10, 1953. Associated press United press Ptter National n�w8 ban trucks urged czech child Neal famous Buissy goal of reds is told informing on parents is sought scholarship does t rate. Vienna a a Czecho slovak Grandfather who escaped from communism with his family hidden in a Load of lumber said thursday that the communists Are making an immense Effort to get children to spy on their parents. Every czech child said bed Rich Rcch 52, is told about the Moscow Monument to the russian boy who informed on his parents and caused them to be executed As Cech s own two grandchildren who escaped with him and his son and daughter in Law mean while thrilled to the first real party of their lives. Eyes shining wearing party hats and consuming delicacies they had never before tasted the grandchildren were entertained by officials of the u. S. Escapee program Center in Wels in aus Tria s american zone. Awaiting visas. The family Are waiting at the Center until they get visas to join Cech s daughter mrs. Ron Ald k. Brown Adel la. Cech told an interviewer at the Wels Camp that the effectiveness Rie department. Following his re rement he also was named to a staff of mercy Hospital Here. Came to Sui in 1915. Born at Platteville wis., on an. 18, 1881. He received three degrees from Northwestern uni i Chrsity a Bachelor of science Del 912. He came to the University of Owa in 915 and was made a full professor and director of urology n 1923. Or. Alcock was former presi Dent of the Iowa medical society and former chairman of the Mississippi Valley medical society. In also was a member of the american medical association he american Assoc a t i o n of 3enito urinary surgeons a n d he american urological ass Oci Ilion. Survivors include his wife Marjorie b. Two daughters Jane Alcock of Iowa City and mrs. Fay Mcnamara of Cedar rapids and a son Robert of California. Mcgovern funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. Services saturday. Funeral services Well be help saturday at 1 . In the Funera of the communist indoctrination hem burial will be to Gauci Stout program depended on h o m e training. Many czech families he said Start counter indoctrination of their children Long before they reach the Seh tol age of 6. The communist indoctrination he said loses much effectiveness because of communist stupidity. Every child is kept Busy All his waking hours when not in school he is Force to collect paper Anu scrap unti after dark. This bores him Anc makes him resent the system although he has never known anything Cech said scholarship honors Are often subordinated to political considerations. A child who informs on his parents for instance is promoted. Another boy might skip a Trade because be has excelled in collecting scrap politics also dominates schoo auricular the former Baker said Moscow is the Center of the universe and the . Is never mentioned except to be attacked Cech said there were Many reasons Why he risked his life with those of his son Marian 30 and daughter in Law Drahomira 24, on a d r a t i c seven a doctor Dies a Dfcia to the wait the Iowa City or. Nathaniel Alcock 72, internationally Cnown specialist in the Field of urology died at 6 . Thursday n mercy Hospital Here. He had been a patient at the to Spital for eight months. Retired head of the department f urology at the University of Owa. Or. Alcock served on the diversity s staff for 34 years. He was the first director of the urology department having been lamed to that Post when the department was organized in 1923. He retired oct. 1, 1949, but con inked to do Par time work in agitators thursday staged a reds stage rumpus on Nobel prize anti american display As gen. Marshall is presented award. By Borje Mart. Oslo up communist Rowdy anti american Demon stration inside Oslo s University Hall at the moment gen. George c. Marshall was presented with the Nobel peace prize. Agitators showered the Audi nce with leaflets tossed from hunted anti Marshall and anti american slogans. The demonstration began at he moment Marshall arose to accept the award. King h a a k e n and Crown Rince Olav witnessed the red demonstration As the former american Secretary of state was resented with the prize in recognition of his fathering of the xes Twar Marshall plan for rehabilitating War torn european nations. Thunderous ovation. Marshall stood throughout the demonstration apparently Undis Turbed. He received a thunderous ovation when he bowed and accepted the award after order had been restored. As chairman Gunnar Jahn said on behalf of the norwegian committee i have the Honor Jailer a a voice from the rear interrupted with the no. No this is no action of peace. People standing n e a r the rancher paid the following my shouter grabbed him and draggy and cemetery. University president Virgil mute to or. Alcock the University is saddened by the loss of one of its greatest men of Medicine. Or. Alcock s contribution As a Pioneer and eader in the Field of his specialization Are recognized the world Over and they will keep generations to come in his debt. As a great teacher he was revered by his students and As a professional doctor he was known or his determined advocacy of whatever he thought was right. The standards of medical prac Tice and the threat of socialized Medicine were matters of deep concern to him. His Devotion to his profession and its highest ethical concepts were As Well town As was his Devotion to the University of Iowa. All of us who Are interested in the welfare and Progress of Medicine and the University of Iowa have lost a doctor of great attainments a teacher an adviser a critic and a from or. R. H. Flocks pres ent head of the Sui urology de Odyssey which carried them three apartment came this tribute times across the Iron curtain. The passing of or. Alcock suffering from hunger thirst and Marks the natural passing away sickness cramped under a Load of Wood on a Trieste bound train but if i were asked for one reason above All others he said i would say it was be cause of the children. We wanted to five them a Chance the could not get under communism. It is impossible to live As a Buman being under com Cecil s grandchildren. Ladislav 4, and Vlasta 2, celebrated St Nicholas a pre Christmas Chil Dren s Holiday with 44 othe children of the Wels Camps whose parents had risked their lives to Cross the Iron curtain. They tasted for the first time bananas oranges figs and Choco late. I have never seen children so Happy their Mother said Vlasta got a doll several Day ago and she has not let it out o her sight since Cech said food and living conditions in Czechoslovakia Are a "tragedy.".,. _ there is a growing food Short age he said and even Farmers have no food to spare. Riddle of giant bird1 cleared up Mantoloking. N. J. Up for 21 months this Seaside Community has been buzzing about the enormous Bird that left tracks several times the size of human feet along the Beach. Scientists from Stevens Institute of technology Ai Hoboken took plaster casts of the prints. One Man reported he saw a frightening creature coming in from the while everyone w o n d e r e James j. Turner. 60. Retired insurance broker was quite Serene. He admitted wednesday that the whole thing was a hoax. He created the webbed prints with linoleum and plywood attached to a pair of shoes. Turner s explanation it gets awfully quiet and lonely around Here in the of the founder of the department of urology at the University o Iowa and the founder of one of the greatest teaching and investigative centers at the University. Inspiration however has no Lim out of the Hall. But before White House sail thursday that the u. A still is very hopeful soviet leaders will recognize Fres they seized him he showered Sev eral Hundred leaflets on the startled audience below. Another agitator shouted a similar protest from the opposite _ Side of the Hall and began tossing 5_a serious and feasible first leaflets from the gallery. Also seized. He also was seized by members of the audience and thrust out Side where a Small group of Street demonstrators were Assem bled. Marshall and american policy. We protest they said. Who is Marshall Marshall is the general who gave the decisive contribution to the fact that More than 1,000,000 persons were burned alive by the atom bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki the bomb which was thrown at a time when the out come of the War was the ejected pair were handed Over to police. Their names were withheld but police described them As about 20. Second jury lips verdict $35,000 Austin Minn. Up a District court jury Here awarded an Oelwein la., Man $125,000 in a personal injury suit against the passed away and lives on in his great Western Railroad thursday Many medical students who have More than the worker been inspired by his dynamic " " or inf up the Energy fighting spirit and Clini Cal and human understanding. The pioneering work of or. Alcock in the development of trans urethra surgery prob ably was the outs am ing development in this Branch of surgery for the period 1930-40 continued on Page 8. Col. 6. Associated press War photo. Korean waifs head for new Home Rhoda Jane and Daniel Spaulding known As Yang Han me and Chung Lee Nam in their last Home a korean orphanage arrive in Seattle bound for their new Home at Berrien Springs Mich. The waifs Are being adopted by or. And mrs. Cecil Spaulding. In the photo they Are held by Robert Pannabecker Northwest airlines official at Pusan and his wife who cared for them on the flight. Lowans hear a Sample of Battle noise photo on picture Page Malvern la. A the a munition truck which burned after sideswipe no with another Semi trailer gave this town of 1.400 a taste wednesday night of what it s like to sweat out an artillery barrage. The gasoline tank of the am munition Carrier caught fire of Wing the collision and its cargo 105-millimeter shells started plodding. The blasts continued for More an two hours sending shrapnel repair. 2 far a 3,000 feet. One chunk of Metal struck 1 automobile some distance my the scene but the occur Lant was not Hurt. Malvern residents said the Din the exploding shells was al Ost continuous for nearly an our. And then tapered off until Ere was Only an occasional ast. A number of farm Power lines and some Rural Telephone lines Ere knocked out by the sex Oding shells and some Long Dis nce Telephone lines from both Malvern and Hastings were Cut. Twisted Beckace. The explosions and the fire it the ammunition truck a Mas 1 twisted wreckage on Highway i about two Miles West of Here the Highway was littered wit exploded shells and chunks o Metal. The other fuck also was abandoned on the Highway. Highway patrolmen closed the Oad to traffic within minutes after the Accident and kept it /.s. 7s hopeful soviet to so in atomic plan stand Washington Aptt Gavin the first soviet reaction o or. Eisenhower a proposal be lore the United nations tuesday said the president attempted to ident Eisenhower International push through a new version of atomic poo proposal for what it step toward atomic peace. James c. Hagerty presidential Ress Secretary made the Staie nent in reply to requests for com ment on Moscow s Adverse read corf to Eisenhower s plan. Radio Moscow accused the the leaflets attacked both president wednesday night of before the Railroad appealed a former court trial. James b. B r i g g s40, Waal awarded 390,000 in february. 1951, for the total loss of his Eye sight resulting from a blow on the head suffered while working on a great Western diesel engine june 20. 1948. The real Road appealed the ver dict and a retrial of the Case was threat Aing atomic War. Hagerty read this statement to newsmen we do not believe the immedi ate reaction to president Eisen lower s atomic proposal necessary represents the considered decision of the soviet government. Study needed. After All the president always recognized that his suggestion would require thoughtful study. Therefore Uny 24-hour reaction by soviet officials or by so Viet propaganda Media cannot be accepted As anything More than a Stopgap interim statement. We Are still very hopeful that he soviet leaders will recognize the president s proposal for what it is a serious and feasible first step toward atomic Hagerty said that while the statement was issued in his name it represented the official attitude of the government. Vishinsky Brushoff. United nations n. Y. Russia brushed off president Eisenhower s plan for an atomic fuel Pool wednesday night by saying unconditional prohibition of atomic weapons and strict International control must come first. Granted. He old Bernard Baruch plan which repudiates the need for Lanning atomic weapons and in Boreing strict control of the theater ad1 men bilk merchants in . Of $1,702.50 Romr � mews two members of a phony advertising Racket who bilked cear rapids merchants out of More than $1,700 were being ought by police thursday. County attorney Willis Glass Gow said the pair believed to be natives of Chicago would be charged with obtaining Money by Alse pretences. Glass sow said he knew of 31 merchants who had paid the men s68.lt each for Advertis ing which was to have been shown in the times and town Heaters. He identified the wanted men As Jerry Halperin and j. P. Cur ran. Detective inspector John Lanna said the victims had de scribed both men As being in their late forties or Early fifties Halperin apparently was the eader of the operation Hanna said. Soviet Delegate Andrei Vishinsky stated Russia s views a few moments before the Assembly adjourned its 1953 session. He alluded Only indirectly to presi Dent Eisenhower s offer to create a world Pool of atomic materials earmarked for peaceful uses. The russian chided the As Sembly for failing to reduce International tension and said thai peace is impossible without first agreeing on the prohibition of atomic weapons and intimation in control plan London ins Russia in located wednesday night its re Section of president Eisenhower s Olan for a global atomic Bank hanging it was insincere and Ontai died nothing a radio Moscow commentator or. Nathaniel .6. Alcock today s chuckle during dinner at a very proper gentleman s Home a guest was astonished to see his Host pour his Coffee from cup to Saucer. To be polite the guest Fol Lowed suit. Then the Host added Cream and sugar and tasted the mixture. The guest was doing the same when the Host set the Saucer on the floor for his dog. Copert Ahtl it s just the beginning weather men said thursday As easter owans began shovelling out from under the season s first big Snow More Snow is expected Friday right on the heels of wednesday s torm that piled up 14 inches of now at Maquat a 12 at Morley 0 at Clarence 9 at North eng ish and Dubuque and 6 in Cedar � rapids and most other East Iowa bicycle give away. The two came to Cedar rapids ast summer and visited with Ai East 31 merchants in the City. They outlined a theater Adver Tising plan at attractive rates after first having sold the theater people on the idea. Halperin also said he planned to give Awa eight bicycles at the Heaters while the Campaign was in Prog weather experts Snow for Frida Lea sent to inc by Beardsley action taken by Iowa governor after Malvern blast. Rom Gazette leased wires. D e s m o i n e s g o v. Beardsley thursday urged ii interstate Commerce commission to halt trans rotation of ammunition on highways. Beardsley sent a Telegram to be commission at Washington ailing attention to the explosion 1 an ammunition truck near Fla Lvern wednesday night. I urge you to cancel your or or authorizing transportation of my Rution in interstate com Lecce on highways the gov nor told the commission. Explosion in Iowa last night demonstrates that this operation unnecessarily exposes Drivers and eneral Public to great danger. Such operations should cot be permitted except in periods of National the Telegram said. I urge you the governor wired to take this action before closed Early thursday while an army demolition some tragic explosion Demon Strates the absolute necessity of such action in the Public inter Beardsley said the inc author of. Sized transportation of explosives Over the area in highways about one year ago. The collision a Torolv at that time he fid he urged before s . Just West of Mal a commission not to do so. Fraught with he said the whole operation is fraught with great i Don t think the Public real Mem which is about 25 Miles Southeast of Council Bluffs. Drivers a script. Neither Driver was seriously Hurt. However one was taken to a Council Bluffs Hospital for treatment of lacerations and a rays to determine whether be lad any broken Bones. He is Elmer 23, of izes that this has been permitted for Only the last year he said. No one was killed in the Mal Vern explosion. It was the third ammunition truck explosion in hat general area in three months. Were killed in the class produce company of Sioux City. Jessen said he was Enro Ute to new Orleans with a Load of truck pots. Truck and traffic was mov no again thursday Bui slowly after being tangled up on several highways because of Snow and be. And several schools forced to Tant one Day vacations because school buses were halted were Lack in business or would be by widay. Highways were generally Normal North of a line from Council Bluffs through Jeffer son Iowa Falls and Mcgregor the Highway commission re ported thursday morning. South of that were Snow packed and Slippery but passable. Highways 61 and i4 in Jackson and Jones counties lad been blocked by Snow and Highway 92 had been blocked by a traffic Jam wednesday but were open again thursday. Spreading Salt a new technique of combat icy highways was tried out on Highway 218 from the Junction with 30 to Iowa City he state Highway commission said thursday. Results were not too satisfactory it was reported. The Highway was slowed about noon wednesday and Salt was spread from a truck following the plow. It was still snowing however and the new Snow was not slowed off before it froze that night. Better results with the new technique were reported on High Way 69 Between Des Moines and Ames and on Highway 34 be of Council Bluffs. He suffered Only bruises. Eggs. Driver of which was t h e was ammunition Enro Ute to 37, a truck loaded with dynamite also caught fire in Iowa City recently but firemen put out the flames quickly and there was no explosion. An expert said the cargo would not have exploded Only burned. Beardsley said no one asked him to Send his plea to the truck carrying the Cufo but he recalled mayor Don Sives belonged to Watson Broth Ai Ison of Clinton had said Fol ers transportation company of Omaha. It was the third time since Early october thai a Watson Brothers ammunition truck has exploded in this area. Cause not determined. Lowing an explosion in Nebraska that he planned to ask the government to ban transportation of explosives through heavily populated areas. In Washington inc officials officers said they had not de said Beardsley s Telegram had ter mined what caused the Acci i been received and was being Dent. They said the Roadway Wasj referred to chairman j. Mon icy in spots but not at the Point where the Accident occurred. At the Hospital in Council Bluffs Jessen also said he could not say exactly How the two three ammunition truck Drivers who had been following Bree den at five minute intervals and an Elliott la., Farmer were cred Pat o Brien terminal manager Ted with saving Jessen who was trapped in his truck. The Drivers Donald Boyer a gust Michaelsen and George mer Ritt All of Omaha and the Farmer. Earl Inman. Managed to pry open the door of Jessen s truck anti Nudd on Page 8, col. 5. The Camp Good health fun or 1953 has been completed and a Start made on 1954. From each of the merchants tween Ottumwa and Albia. Halperin or Curran obtained a Check for $68.10 to cover their share of the program. The next step was to visit Les Burianek. A commercial photographer. They retained him to do at Dubuque the nine Inch snowfall was the heaviest of rec Ord for a december. Cedar rap ids record however is around 14 inches. The 14-Inch at Maquoketa the 12-Inch it Morley and the 10 at of the amount needed and a Riend of the Camp sent a Check for $187.54 to finish the Job. The elks had previously Given s300. The 1953 budget was s7.758. The photography for the Adver Cla n Uno Filiai read Tising but Only after they had al signed him up for some Adver a b of his own and had taken the his Check for s68.10. Worked elsewhere. Burianek however held up taking any pictures until he got an Advance he was promised. The Money never arrived the pictures never were taken and the Adver Tising has t been used. Several victims became suspicious in time to Stop payment of their checks Glassgow said but his office has Learned of 25 who did t. They paid out 6 total of $1,702.50. The investigation that followed first reports of the scheme re veried that Halperin and Curran had t made final arrangements for the Campaign with the theater management. Glassgow also said he had Learned the two have worked the seme scheme in other Midwest cities. Snowfall was a com cont much on Page 8. Col. 5. Today s Index comics 39 courthouse 8 crossword 39 daily record 8 deaths editorial features 6 farm 38 Foto fact20 Inez Robb. 3 Marion movies 22 radio and to 21 society 28, 29 sports 25-27 Stamps 2 state 1j want ads 41- women s features 28. 29 Roe Johnson who was not immediately available for com ment. Beardsley said he will discuss the explosives problem when he attends a meeting of the executive committee of the governor s con Ference in Chicago thursday night and Friday. You made it for Watson Brothers transportation company Here said he is not familiar with any new inc ruling of one year ago allowing trucks to haul explosives. He said his company has been hauling explosives since before world War ii with approval of the inc and in accordance with inc regulations. He said special Drivers Are used and they Are carefully screened before being allowed to haul explosives. I Don t think people who had sons in Korea complained o Brien said. He said Drivers Are restricted dry a. To 1 1. X -1. 1 j in Jalc Sulu us 1 v cd 3 i the Felkl Lujic rate 510? to 10 hours duty in a 24-hour period and Are not allowed to drive faster than 45 Miles an hour. State safety commissioner Pearl Camp manager Pleune kept sex continue on Page 8. Col. 6. Lenses inside that figure As he provided an All summer health building Outing for scores of Chil Dren not Strong enough for other Camps. Boy scout troop no. 27 sent $25 to Start off the 1954 fund. That was the amount it had set aside for a Christmas party. Then the boys voted to make the s25 a True Christmas fund by Tiv int it to Camp Good health instead of having a party. The Camp fund is being kept open for contribution from individuals or corporations who May have something to spare be fore tax deadline Jan. 1. Contributions. Previously reported. .$7,170.46 Friend of Camp Good health 187.54 Cedar rapids Lodge 251. . Elks additional donation 100.00 boy scout troop no. 27 25.00 total $7,783.00 by Daft for 1953 $7,758.00 balance to be applied on 195 budget s. .25.00 read fhe Benfey spy report on Page 6 Why do americans join the communist party Why do they treacherously spy on their own Cavern ment for a foreign Power what s it like to live in this Shady world of espionage Elizabeth Bentley tells in her own words the Story of her years As a spy for Russia in the Gazette today see Paic 6. Miss Bentley reveals How she was lured into the communist party tells of her work under top red officials Dis closes names of her associates and contacts tells How she left this vengeful and demanding organization and finally re ports on the activities of this dangerous group in the is. Today. .4n informed americal stronger America

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