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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa m TviAffw VV V1 North lowos Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION DM CITY GLOBEGAZE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 1 1W3 This Paper Consists iwo One Youth Steals Murders Five for Russia Pledges Assistance Korean Peace in GoOperation Permits UN to Pick Chief Swedish Minister Named for Post UNITED NATIONS N Y TheSoviet Union and the Wes have agreed on a new secretary general for the United a Swedish dark horse with a jaw breaking name It was the first agreement on a major question at the UN in many months With Andrei Y Vishinsky on hanc for the first time since his return from Moscow the Security Counci broke its long deadlock Tuesday over a successor to Trygve Lie anc nominated Da g Hammarskjold Swedish deputy foreign minister to fill the post Being Considered Announcement of his selection was the first anybody outside the council knew that he was even be ing considered UN delegates immediately coup led Russias agreement on anew secretariat chief execulive with Communist Chinas twodayold proposal to settle the Korean pris deadlock barring the way to a Korean Armistice Dele gates figured both are major steps In the Soviet Unions new post Stalin peace offensive Hammarskjold w a s approved first in a secret huddle of the Security Councils five permanent members U Sj Britain France the Soviet Union and Na tionalist China Each agreednot to use his veto if the Swede won the seven Council votes necessary for his selection The Council theiyiominaled Ham marskjold overwhelmingly 10 to 0 Nationalist China abstained be cause Sweden recognized the Chi nese Communist government but this did not count as a veto Approval Certain Hammarskjold now must be con firmed by the General Assembly but approval was considered cer tain The nominee is 48 a bachelor and an internationally known econ omist and career diplomat He is from a family of statesmen and military men and his father Hjal mar Hammarskjold was Swedish premier during World War 1 He was chairman of Swedens delegation to the UN Assembly last fall and only left New York March 18 JACKPOTE G Flatiey 35 Westview se jackpot on one pi Mason Citys slot machines He didnkt get his hat off in time 40catch all ofthe nickels However Unfortunately for him itsjust an April Fools Day picture Time McCormack Asks Limit on Truce Talks WASHINGTON McCormack DMass called Wednesday for a time limit on any future Korean truce ne gotiations while other key congressmen continued to eye peace overtures skeptically House Republican near Dubuquewas killed when she was thrown from a jeep in front of her home Tuesday afternoon DAG HAMMARSKJOLD Builders Show Facts Iowas 17th An nual Building Home Furnishings Show School on East Stale Street to 10 pm Wednes day April 1 and 2 to 10 pm Thursday Friday and 234 attractive and in booths representing North Iowas leading Building Home Furnishing concerns rs Exchange Iowa Build Three More Auto Deaths in By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas 1953motor vehicle death oil stood at more than on the same date last the result of three fatal ties Tuesday Mrs Leona Ostrand 47 was dead on arrival at a DCS Moines hospital Tuesday night after she was struck by a car near her home at the southeast edge of Des Moines A Muscalinewoman Mrs Nellie Krise died instantly authorities said when she was struck by a car Tuesday night at said their legislative program to continue the mili tary buildup of the Western World would not be slowedby anyr new truce talks or even a Korean solu lion There was little apparent con fidence on Capitol Hilt that any lasting peace would result from Red Chinese Premier Chou Enlais seeming offer to give some ground a Muscatinc intersection Sevenyearokl Donna Krusc of ex on the disputed question of changing war prisoners Instead Rep Lyle Jn a strongly worded speech asked Con gress to adopt a resolution that would spell out a positive request fon military victory McCormack assistant Demo cratic leader told an interviewer that while Communist offers should be viewed with cautionif not skepticism he could see no reason why our country should not explore the Peiping proposal with the view to a quick and fav orable conclusion not permitting longdrawnout negotiations Tote House Secretaries Have April FoolsQgy Joke DES MOINES to the hi embers of the Iowa House walked out of the House Chamber in a body Wednesday morning after a resolution was introduced to re lease all of the married secre taries The resolution cited the expense of operating the Legislature the need for the House to practice economies and the desirability of reducing the payroll Offered by Tate The resolution was offered by Reps W H Tate Mason City Clark H McNeal Belmond and L Abel GuttenbergThe resolu tion also called for reducingthe number of House pagesto two and the release of all attorneys hired by the House After the secretaries walked out Tate asked permission to with draw the resolution His motion was voted down Rep Lawrence Putney Gladbrook then moved that the House expunge the rec ords on the resolution This car ried Motion Approved Rep Arch W McFarlane Water secretaries to return arid the mo Stateof America Meantime Gen Mark Clark the Jnited Nations commander made IT vv v jj 4 wTa r FTl Or A9CT loo moved that n of it clear that the first concrete step 7arnicr ea three be to invite the toward a truce in Korea must be u J Parlly cloudy no muc cnane temerature he exchange of sick and wounded tion was approved The women prisoners of war returned in a body But he told newsmen CAe vo 0 am we It was all a all this making all preparations and will Maximum was April Fools Day and the be ready lo gp We dont want to Minimum House members had to have ado anything to hold up neKotia little fun ions Says Red China Plan Very Good MOSCOW Minister V M Mololbv pledged Soviet as sistance Wednesday in trying to bring about an armistice in Korea on the basis of proposals by Chou Enlai the Chinese premier statement was the first official Soviet commentor the latest Korean developments I appeared in the form of a foreign ministry announcement i s s u e c through the official Soviet news agency Tass and broadcast by Moscow Radio Complete Justice Molptwv said the Soviet govern ment recognizes the complete justice of the new proposals and expresses its readiness to fully as sist in realizing them There have been two one from North Korea for the ex hange of sick andwounded pris oners and another from Chou Eh More Convincing WASHINGTON OP Russias endorsement of Red Chinas Ko rean truce bid was regarded here at making the offer more con vincing But US officials noted that critical points of workable armistice plan must still be nailed down This government was reported ly determined to stand firm on the principle of no forcible re patriation of war prisoners to the Communists Informants said this is a critical point on which the plan put forth by Chinese C o m m u nisj Premier Chou Enlai must be spelled out in detail Choui pfan was generally as sumed here to have the support of the Kremlin if in fact it had not originated there Some offi cials speculated that with Joseph Stalin dead and a new boss in Moscow the Chinese Reds might have decided to strike off and reach a peace in Korea on their own ai in Peiping for the repatriation f other prisoners of war Under he latter proposal prisoners un villing lo return home would be handled by neutrals At the same time Mololov strongly suggested the Chinese Communists and the North Ko should be represented in the United Nations He declared this wouldgreatly assist in settling all ssue of the Korean War this it is obvious the JSSR intends to continue its fight or Chinese Communist and North Korean representation in the UN In regard to the specific Peiping proposal for exchange ot sick and wounded prisoners of war Molo ov said Both the government of the Chinese Peoples Republic and the jovernment of the Korean Peo ples Democratic Republic have stated that they agree to the pro posal for the exchange of sick and wounded prisoners of war and as beforeexpress readiness to reach agreement on the immediate settlement of the entire question and thereby of endingthe war in Korea authorizedto slate that the Soviet government expresses Is full solidarity with this noble act of the government of the Chi nese Republic and the government of the Korean Peoples Democratic Republic and has no doubt that this act will find ardent support among the peoples hroughout the world The Soviet government also ex presses confidence that this pro osal will be correctly understood Mason City Partly cloudy Wednes by the government of the United young Marine held nereyWedncs BOY AND GIRL SE1ZEDF ert Eugene Valley Stream N Y and his girl companion Diana Marie 16 Summerville N Y were arrestednear Du buque Tuesday niglit McManus hasconfessed killing five persons including two atSpring Valley Minn Admits Minnesota Killings in Cafe DUBUQUE UP A handsome suburb of Rochester NY also day m the crosscountry slaying of five poisons calmly told authori ties 1 was in love and needed money Dubuque County Shciiff Leo ulifia tu aaa Mai tin said Fred E McManus 18 Minnesota and a fifth slaying in son of a New Yoik biewery York State cial quietly admitled five killings in four days which nelled him S1 only An abduction yielded more the sheriff added McManus Then we put him to bed and He slept like a log sajd Meyer I BUt while young McManus slept e office typed and signed a kepl ringing throughout iome in the fashionable Green His only worry seems to be to Acres section of Valley Stream on lield girl seized with Long islandNY just cant believe its my shield him teenage girl commented John Meyer Martins deputy The girl 16yearold Diana Masaying ric Wcggoland of Summerville a Ammo Hit Zero Van Fleet Got Orders Prohibiting an Invasion WASHINGTON James Vap Fleet testified Wednesday his Eighth Army was down to zero on some types of ammuni lion after it beat oft a Chinese Communist attack in May 1951 The former Korean commander said loo that restricted Ammuni tion supplies forced him pass up opportunities every to hurt he Communists Stopped Landing And he declared he was stoppec by orders from making an am phibious landing behind the Com munist lines in June 1951 which he was convinced could destroy the Red armies in Korea Van Fleet was the first witness at a Senate inquiry into his com plaints that he never had enough ammunition during his entire 22 months in Korea Pentagon of ficials haye contended that am munition was always adequate to meet the situation The Senate Armed Services Com mittee has accepted Van Fleets contention that there were fact shortages A subcommittee is at tempting to fix responsibility In Seoul Secretary of the Army Stevens who went to Korea to ook into the situation said Wed nesday he is convinced the Eighth Army is well supplied to take care of itself no matterwhat hap deadlock in committee on whether a sen ator or a House memberwould head the group Sen Hickcnlooper who hadbeen the of the nine senators on the committee told the reporters he had made the mo tion toelect Cole It was approved unanimously Hickenloopcr then was chosen unanimously as vicechairman In agreeingtoletCble get the post the senators on4he commit tee also gave in to the House view 11 t i i i i j pens 1951 Plan Van Fleet was hardly settled in hc witness chair before he told of being blocked on his 1951 plan for an amphibious operation The former Eighth Army com TIunder told senators he was ready o go with the operation when he received slop orders from Gen1 B Ridgway then the Far Eastern commander with head quartersin Tokyo Vaii Fleet said the Eighth Army lad smashed two Red spring of lensives and he recommendXd lhat wc follow up with an am phibious landing on the East loast BULLETIN WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower Wednesday stripped civil service jobprotection from several hundred policy making government ficiiIs appointed by Democratic administrations rAII About The Weather day night and Thursday Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday A little warmer east Thursday Globe Gazette weather data up Were lo 8 am Wednesday 41 36 38 04 At 8 am Precipitation See what Bub Guess well have to turn to Page 2 fb find out Hickenlooper Fqils tprGet Atom Group Chairmanship WASHINGTON capitulated to the House members Wednesday and went along with the election Rep W SterlingCole chairman of the Joint Con gressional Atomic Energy Committee The action broke a that the chairmanship should be rotated hereafter There never has been a fullfledged llouso chair man before Wednesdays Under the rotation plan approved Cole will serve remainder of this Congress A senator will headthe committee in the 84th Con gress starting January 1955 ADLAI IN SAIGON SAIGON Indochina un Adlai Stevenson a rr i v e d Wednesday rom Singapore on his Asian fact finding tour House Passes Tidelands Bill WASHINGTON h c House Wednesday overwhelmingly passed and sent to the Senate a bill grant ing coastal slates clear title to off shore lands out to their historic boundaries The roll call on final passage was 285 to 108 Voting for the bill were 188 Rc publicans and 97 Democrats Against it were 18 Republicans 89 Democrats and Rep Frazicr The bill was passed after the House balled down in a 283 to 106 rollcall vote a move to send it back to committee House passage came as the Sen ate opened debate on its own ver sion of the socalled llddauds legislation FAREWELLSALUTEGen James Van Fleet irom reviewing stands at Washington Tuesday afternoon as he watches a sunset ceremony signalling the end of hisV 38 years in uniform remained in custody She seems more wrapped up in ier crush on McManus than any thing else said Meyer 4 Martin saidMcManus typed and iigned his own statement admit ing double killings in Illinois and n rl J1 L Meyer quotedHhe father as But as we talked he seemed 0 grow sure it was his son Meyer continued He told me Yes it mustbe outas fast Graduates Last Spring McManus tils n the Marine Corps after graduat ng from high school last and came home oil furlough from Camp NC about 10 days ago Meyer said there also were calls Tom Rochester NY authorities who said they were having no luck n following y6ung vague directions as to where he aid he buried ft Thistwas William1 Allen Braver man 19ygarbld cbllegefstudent who disappeared1 after vm convert ible for Hobart Geneva Sheriff Martin said McManus WjMJ driving Braveritians 1953 ina roon arid black PlymoytlfHvhenlha marine his girl friend and a drunk G8year6ld hitchhiker were seized without resistance by HigH way Patrol man Jack Moore a1 few miles north of Dubuque Martin said McManus signed a formal statement which said I Fred Eugene McManus did on the night of March 28 1953 shoot and as far as T know kill wo people in Illinois Their names I do notknow On the night of the 30th March 1953 I did shoot and as far as I knpw kill two more people at Spring Valley Minn l My Wife this was done without the knowledge of my wife or at least he person I considered as my wife My reason for doing all hose things was money to take my wife to California where I was planning to get a job I did on the 27th of March 1953 hold up and take one red ind black Plymouth and I did shoot him the owner when he would not leave the car I also held up two people at gunpoint Sunday on the road be ween Duburiue and Luxemburg la and took from them the sum of in cash and their car which later abandoned McManus explained that Diane in the convertible while ic abducted a Dubuque couple afii eithey gave him a lift when he josed as a hitchhiker He released hem unharmed drove off in their car and rejoined the girl It was then Martin said thafi he pair drove to Minnesota where wo women were killed in a loldup at the Four Winds Cafe at Spring Valley The victims were Mrs Davis Beaston wife of the cafe owner and Mrst Harriet Horseman 48 a waitress Martin said the Illinois slayings vere those involving GeorgeN Bloomberg 56 and his wife Flor ence 55 They were1 shot to deailt n their grocerygarage at Keehey ville about 25 miles northwest of Chicago Police said I the killer ap parently fled without getting any lOOt ipi The Marine said that from Spring Valley they drove to Minneapolis and registered at a hotel They spent from 10 arti Monday to 10 am Tuesday thereand then headi ed south When the patrolman stopped no I thought he going to give me a ticket McManus saidr in in interview But then I sooK knew that it was the end of the parents wasJ ji j v i ;