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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edifed for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 15 1953 This Pnpcr Consists Two One No 140 EATS POISONED Page Tot Houston Tex became the victim of poisoned wieners tossed into his back yard apparently intended for his pet dogs Cisco and Blackjack Mrs Mary Eaton 29 gave her son an antidote of strong tea and burned toast then rushed him to a doctor who pumped his stomach Tommys re covery was rapid Reassign Franklin County Okay Giving Cerro Gordo Increased Voting Power DKI MOINES House voted final approval a bill to reapportion only a small part of the Senate Wed of soon seemed 1 auuii seemec nearly dead The House voted 81 to 17 in favor of n Senate bill which revises 4 of the senatorial districts The measure now goes to Gov William S Beardsley and if he ap proves the change will go into e feet in the 1955 legislature Under the bill Black Hawk Coun ty would become a separate Sen ate district Grundy County whic formerly was in a district wit Black Hawk would become part o the BcnlonTama District Franklin County would be take out of the Cerro GordoHancoc District and placed in the Butlei Eremer District The effect would be lo give popt lous Black Hawk and Cerro Gord Signs Oleo Bill DES MOINES William S Beardsley Wednesday signed the bill to legalize sale of colored oleomargarine in Iowa The bill will become effective July A making fowa the 46th state to legalize colored oleo The Iowa House meantime passed 870 and sent to the Senate Wednesday a supplemental meas ure intended to make clear that olco may be manufactured and stored for sale in Iowa Counties more voting power in th Senate Rep Henry Stevens RScranton admitted prospects werent brigh for his full reapportionment bil which the House approved carliei and now lies in the Senate That measure would have in creased the Senate from 50 to GO scats and put it entirely on a population basis The House wouk have been cut to 99 from each county This would have given most populous counties more voting pow er in the Senate and changed the House entirely to an area basis Stevens in fighting the parlia reapportionment said the legisla tive representation now is just a hodgepodge deal BULLETINS WASHINGTON Ar mys top budget officer said Wed nesday Korean ammunition short ages could be laid to a 1950 order by former Defense Secretary George C Marshall basing mili tary spending on an assumption that the war would be over in a year UNITED NATIONS NY The United States accused Red China Wednesday of operating a Vast dope ring to sabotage US troop morale and to earn huge quantities of dollars aridstrate gic materials OKAYS REA LOAN WASHINGTON W The Rural Electrification Adminislralion has approved a loan of for the CoOperative Electric Co St Ans far la Commie Soys Soviets Want German Parley BERLIN Germanys No Communist declared Wednesday that the Soviet Union seeks a four power conference on the reunifi cation of Germany and demanded that the United States show it readiness lo accept Deputy Premier Walter Ulbricht w h o controls the ruling Socialist Unity Communist Party as secre tary general spearheadedthe new unity campaign with a frontpage statement here in the official Soviet newspaper Taegliche Rundschau The statementwas issued after consultation with Russias occupa ion chieftain Gen Vassily Chui who was unofficially reported 0 have received instructions from Moscow to draft a new set of pro posals on German unification The first big objective Ulbrichl said is to kill off West Germanys illegal treatiesof military and political alliance with the Western Powers DOCTOR DIES MOSCOW of the nine doctors who signed the post mor tem report on Stalin has died port UN Sugg t dy to Truce P pt Sick Red Prisoners Stage Sitdown Strike PUSAN Korea UP About 750 disabled Chinese Com munist prisoners Wednesday staged a sitdown strike aboard a US landing ship which brought them here on the first leg of a journey to Panmunjom for repatriation home A reliable source North Korean prisoners on Koje Island also have balked No figures were mentioned but two more landing ships carrying North Korean disabled prisoners from Koje were due here Wednesday afternoon File Off The Chinese filed slowly off the LST which brought them from Cheju Island only after American guards carrying bayoneted rifles and wearing gas masks boarded strike apparently the ship The sitdown was an attempt to embarrass the Allies rather than to avoid being repatriated All the Chinese pre viously had said they wanted to go home They were the usual nuisance lemands io harass us said a JS officer Put it this way said Brig Gen Lionel McGarr chief of the Allied NNER OF War Command These people are Communists There is always the possibility of rouble up to the last man Most of the prisoners were sicfc vilh tuberculosis and other clis eases Here and there was an am putee who had lost one or more imbs At am after Ameri can military policemen had car ried 15 or 20 litter patients off the ST and others had hobbled off on lomeniadc wooden pegs and Army ssued crutches the leader of the Chinese still aboard no more would debark There was a murmur of approva rom other Chinese throughout the lold of the ship Not a prisoner budged Col Richard D Boerem of On ario Calif deputy commander of he POW Command told the Chi icse over a loud speaker at Pm You have refused a lawful or er to land 30 Minutes I dont care to talk to your epresentative You will have to love out at once I am giving you 0 minutes to reply The Chinese still had not moved vhen the half hout was up At minutes after ol Boerems deadline truck pulled up to the pier and egan issuing gas masks to Amer can guards and the officers of the of War Command Two armored cars with machine uns were stationed at each end f the LST The prisoners then decided to dc iark Find Boys Jacket With Blood Stains IOWA CITY Altorne William Meardon announced Wee nesday that all authorities agre that the strange death of Charle Nelson 17yearold Iowa City hig school boy was a suicide Meardon also disclosed I h a young Nelsons missing b r o w n suede jacket had been found i the Nelson home and that ther apparently arc blood stains on it Sent to FBI The county attorney said lh jacket would be sent by mail o personal messenger during the aft ernoon to the FBI headquarters ii Washington BC for an cxamina lion and analysis of the stains Young Nelson was found uncon scions in his home last Salurdaj at about the time he had beer asked to report to Meardon for ai interview Meardon said he wantec Nelson for routine questioning ii connection with the mutilation slaj ings last Wednesday of Mrs Jamc Ciler 51 and Beverly Brennemar 14yearold high school girl had come to the Ciler farm i watch television Raked Leaves Nelson was asked lo come in Meardon s a i d because he had raked leaves at the Ciler home the clayprior to the slayings The boy died of a bullet wound in hi forehead without regaining con soiousncss Mystery surrounded he lad death because of circumstances surrounding his wounding He also had a bullet wound in the chin Blood was smeared on the Nelson television set and written in blooc on a door was the word man ran or nan Gas jets on the Nelson stove were on and the han dle had been broken off Voters Approve Community Hall a spe cial election Tuesday the vote was 105 to 69 in favor of a bond ssuc and the transfer of rom the utilities fund to build a lew town auditorium They ilso voted 105 to 74 in favor of having four year terms for town ifficial TRANSPORT WRECKAGEThis is an airview of the wreck of a twinengined transport that crashed Tuesday in the rugged Cascade Mountains 40 miles southeast of Seattle The snow is five feet deep at scene of the crash Revolt Is Threatened Over Firing WASHINGTON Wl Scientists engaged in some of the nations most important research have in dicated they are considering mass resignations in protest against dis missal of Dr Allen V Astin as director of the Bureau of Stand ards Astin resigned 10 days ago at the request of Secretary ofCom merce Weeks following a dispute over the testing of a commercial product Craig Shcaffcr assistant secretary has said there were other reasons which he did not dis close Sen Ellender DLa proposed Wednesday that President Eisen hower undertake a personal in vestigation of the Astin dismissal Asked about reports that many scientists at the bureau had turned in resignations lo take effect if Aslin is forced out of his job on schedule April 18 Shcaf fer replied We are not aware of any mass resignations and we do not think those people would treat their ob ligations in that manner Sight 2 Convoys of UN POWs No Report of Third Convoy WASHINGTON W The United Nations Command was reported about ready Wednesday to accept Ihe Cbmmunists suggestion for re sumption of the Korean truce talks which have been bogged downi since Jast October V Informed officials said theUN probably will accept the Red pro posal lhat war prisoners who re fuse lo go home be placed under control of a neulral nation Switzerland reportedly may be Ihe UN choice of a truly neutral nation which would be satisfactory to U S Therewas no indication whether she would be acceptable to the Communists Rep Short meanwhile said the US should refuse to un dertake any peace negotiations that wouldleavc Korea divided A pence conference agreement on a ceasefire Divided Korea There can be no permanent niliO IU1 11U JJULIlUiUUlil No one at the bureau was talkpeace or stability in the Far East i ff T 4 1 rt n in 4 Virt i ing for publication at least by name 19 Survive Crash of Plane IN SLAYINGImurance executive Edward R Fredericks sits between two Los Angeles detectives in Newark N J They are examining an axe Freelericks said he used to cut off his wifes hands after killing her with a croquet mallet n CaHfornia Girl Leaves Blood Trail to Site SEATTLE followed trail of blood left in deep snow by a plucky stewardess Tuesdaj ind brought 19 airline crash sur Ivors out of the wild Cascad VTounlains Six others were killed in Ih crash The DCS plane chartered by the Army to fly 22 servicemen froir Scranton Pa and Washinglon X C to Seattle plunged into thich rccs after one of its two engine ailed and ice formed on its wings Rescue Work Arduous daylong rescue work oegan after the stewardess Mrs dra Long of Berkeley Calif as spotted hobbling down Ihe nounlainside Her winding foot rinls were splotched with blood he had struggled six miles from ie crash despite a long gash in er leg and severe chest injuries She lold rescuers she regaincc onsciousness after the crash slil ilting in my chair I had been hrown clear of Ihe plane This was at approximately m The position 40 miles south ast of Seattle at the 3000foo evcl Snow was five feet deep I couldnt stand it up there he said I had to sec if I couldn et out and get some help One o hose boys up there had one o is legs almost lorn off He was uffering terribly Trees Break Fall The dcalh loll was not higher ecause trees broke the planes all Wings were lorn from Ihe raft The fuselage broke in two he forward section badly smashed nd the rear half virtually intact The pilot copilot and fourserv emeri were fatallyinjured The only other survivor to walk ut was Pvl Odcll Matthews of D C All the others ere carried lo a liny helicopter ndmg spot less than a mile from the wreckage and to trucks which followed bulldozers up the moun tarn to within a quarter mile of the cold and painwracked survi Engine Trouble One of the survivors who spent the day awaiting rescue was Pvl Howard Wofmulh 21 Pa who said the plane had had engine trouble out of Chicago and had to returnthere for servicing Later he said it seemed to me that the engine was missing AH night long 1 didnt think we were going lo make it Pinqher Pinched Fined CHICAGO masseur who was accused of pinching a police woman customer and was pinched by her in return was fined in Municipal Court Tuesday The fine was levied by Judge Oscar Caplan against William A Kritmar 31 operator of a 7Jiassage parlor He was arrested Feb 25 by PolicewomanIlila Menny who leslified she went lo the parlor for a massage andto investigate complainls that Kritinars mas sages were excessively amorous She told Judge Caplan the charges were true in her case He wasfinedfor committing a lewd act anil disorderly conduct Ikes Speech Thursday to Deal With Korean Truce Chances for World Peace AUGUSTA Ga White House announced Wed nesday that President Eisenhowers speech in Washington Thursday will be a major discussion of current efforts to the Korean War and the chance for peace for all neo M pies of the world in 1953 The President flies to the capital Thursday breaking into his weeks vacation here to address the American Society of Ncwspa per Editors The President will speak before he ASNE at 1 pm The speech will be carried by al he major radio and television net works Press Secretary James C Hagcr y said it will be a major speed m foreign policy and the chance Tor peace for all people of the vorld in The speech is being keptopen1 or laslminutc revisions paced to changing world conditions The resident himself spent Ihrec hours Wednesday morning going over a nearly final draft of the ad Ircss The Presidents frank discussion jefore Ihe American people is cx jcclccl to be tempered witha warri ng lo Ihe free world against let ing down its defense guard just aecause Russiais talking peace it the momcnl Army Gives Backing to Regime of Peron BUENOS AIRES Argentina Armed Forces ircw their upited support behind Juan D Peron Wednes ay in a crucial political showdown vilh enemies of his regime Police expected more than 100 KX Peron supporters to jam the qua re fronting Casa Rpsada gov rnment house to hear him address he nation Tuesday afternoon Iowa Gets Taste of Cold Snow DES MOINES Iowa was having an unscasonal taslc of stormy weather Wednesday as mixed rain and snow swept the area on the wings of 50milean hour winds The temperature was at or near freezing as cold air whistled in from the northwest At limes near blizzard conditions prevailed At Council Bluffs where there earlier was mixed snow and rain winds of 40 miles an hour with gusts lo over 50 mph still pre vailed at midmorning and the tem perature was 34 degrees i The Iowa Highway Patrol said there was two inches of snow on the ground in some of the Allanlic Council Bluffs area with visibility down to about 100 feet About The Weaiher Mason City Thursday partly cloudy and cold high 3840 owa Thursday partly cloudy and rather cold Minnesota Thursday mostly cloudy android with possible light snows soulhwcst GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 50 Minimum 41 At 8 am 41 Precipitation or in the world with a divided Ko rea said Short chariman of tha House Armed Services Commit tee After all the cost in mendous battle casualties and bil lions of dollars for the Korean war we can be content with nothing short of complete victory The Chinese and North Korean Communists have insisted that agreement on exchange of sick and wounded prisoners should be fol lowed by resumption of fulltruce talks The Reds have offered to waive their previous insistence on forci ble repatriation of prisoners by agreeing to have them sent to a neutral country1 The exchange of sick and wound ed prisoners is scheduled to get under way next week Meantime Allied planes spotted two truck convoys highballing sick and wounded UN war prisoners toward the gate to freedom at Pani munjom No Report There was no report of a third convoy the Reds said also is mov ing south through NorthKorea The three convoys are carrying part of 600 disabled UN troops to be traded for 5800 Red sick and injured beginning Monday lied antiaircraft guns poured fire at one Allied photoreconnais sance plane that dropped to take a close look at one convoy Along the convoys route war supply trucks crowded the road the Reds look advantage of au apparent no fire order given AlJ lied planes pilols said Reconnaissance pilols said the road from far Norlhern Korea was crowded wilh Ihe trucks They said the drivers apparently knew7 they were safe Lt Col Jack D Stevens of Sioux City la said In all my 96 missions over North Korea Ive never seen so many trucks on the roads Taking Advantage It looked as though they were taking advantage of our situation We werent doing any firing but the Red guns were sure pouring it at us Meanwhile the UN command said 930 Chineseprisoners are ing readied for exchange 230 more than the 700 the Allies told Red liaison officers at Panmunjoni w o u Id be returned as sick and wounded There was no immediate explanation for the higher figure Spokesmen at Munsan and UJST headquarters in Tokyo said they1 did not know if the additional Chi nese would raise the 5800 total the UNC gave the Reds earlier The 5800 included 700 Chinese and 5100 North Koreans NOVELIST DIES BRISTOL England ft British novelist Frederick Lawrence Gfeen 51 coauthor with Reed of the thriller OddMan Out died TuesI rlav ninfcf V t 69 day night ;