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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Fna and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 27 1953 Tills Paper ConslsU ot Two No One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Report From Washington I think it was 0 acidtongued Alice Roosevelt made the observa tion about the Washington D C of today Its thesame old ant hill Just a few new ants have moved in And thats about as accurate I suspect as picturesque language usually is The visible changes in our national capital the ones that catch your eye are hot very nu merous or very impressive to one who averages about two trips to Washington a year It was my I use the word pleasure spend a little more than a week at our seat of government first a three day meeting of the national Eed Cross Board of Governors of which I am a member then a three day session of the American Society of Newspaper Editors be fore whom President Eisenhower made his first significant foreign policy speech since taking office By Its Own inmates Shortly after my arrival home I chancedto meet up with a friend who on occasion drives an ambu lance In fact he had just come back from depositing a patient in one of our state hospitals for the Insane When I told him of my visit to Washington it was all but com pulsory that he would call attention to the coincidence Two insane asylums he ob served only the one in Washing ton seems to be operated by its own inmates the only one of its kind in the world Well thats an unkind and an overdrawn appraisal of our capital city I much prefer Alice Long worths because the ant hill con cept employed by her is suggestive of the vast dimensions achieved by federal government in the United States That enormity has been devel oped over a period of 20 years under a political and economic philosophy which assumed that gov ernment can do many perhaps most than private enterprisetThat assump tion is written into law Its deeply imbedded The general situation isnt going to be changed over night It just isnt in the cards Times of the Essence This was a thought that kept coming to me repeatedly as I sat in the presence of the Eisenhower cabinet members One after an other they came before our edi torial conference and presented the programthey expect to carry oul in the next four years From each came the candid admission thai revolutionary overnight change are neither possible nor desirable On another day what was re ferred to as the loyal opposition headed by Senate Minority Leader Lyndon B Johnson and House Mi nority Leader Sam Rayburn ap peared before us and eluded the administration not getting things done Both are from Texas Wed like ip be loyal if we could be told what to be loyal to Mon tanas Senator Mike Mansfield ob served Wed like to turn out some flour if only the majority party would provide some grist Missouris quaint old parliamentarian Clar ence Cannon declared Rayburn Recalls 1933 Three months after we look over in 1933 the highly respected exspeaker of the House Sam Ray with a smile we not only had a lot of laws on the books but we had a lot of ma chinery in actual operation And there you have it On the one the administra are still under way for the long haul on the other the loyal theres impatience real or feigned because things arent pushing ahead fast enough Ive thrown in the words real or feigned here to take care of a sit uation I discovered during my two days On the Hill and particular ly in the Senate The subject under discussion was offshore oil and the discussion was interminable While the term filibuster hadnt bjeen trotted out to any great ex tent what has been happening in the Senate for a full month comes pretty close toqualifying as such Its been a marathon debate on the minority side of the chamber with no thought that the ultimate vote on the issue will be changed by one aye ornay Taft and Alone The Republican side of the cham ber through much of one days ses had two Rob ert A Taft majority leader on CONTINUED ON PACE 2 Armistice Talks Again in Deadlock Ike Orders New Security Checks Taft Agrees With Byrd Budget Can Be Balanced WASHINGTON topranking Republicans and Democrats including Sen Taft agreed Monday with Sen Byrd DVa that the Eisenhower administration can balance the next fiscal years budget But there was a Man Acts Out Mallet Murder tor Cameras wide difference of views the Virginia senators propos al that Congress keep excess prof its and individual income taxes a present high levels until July 1 1954 to get the revenue Byrd saic would be needed Taft Republican leader said in an interview he agrees with Byre hat the budget can be balanced But he declined to discuss details of the Virginians weekend pro posal to trim off Tru mans spending program Taft has called for a cut of about four billion dollars in defense anc about two and onehalf billion in oreign aid Byrd would keep defense spend ng at its present level and cut foreign aid Sen George DGa said he be ieves a cut of six billion or more can be realized without crippling he defense program or destroying he foreign aid program But he didnt see much chance of keeping axes at present levels Reports that the Eisenhower ad ministration will recommend a sub stantial slash in atomic develop ment funds stirred up controversy Sen Hickenlooper RIowa said n an interview I dont believe the appropria ion can be cut below the budget vithout hurting the program Its he one field where I think we have a minimum budget for es sential needs Mrs Gillespie Gets Prison Term DES MOINES La Vonne Gillespie chief defendant n a vice raid here in 1951 was ientenced to 2M years in prison Monday for evading federal income axes She pleaded defense to charges of evading more than 000 in federal income taxes for 1947 and 1948 Federal Judge Wil liam F Riley pronounced the sen tence Mrs Gillespie and eight other women were arrested in October 1951 in a raid on the former Car gill Hotel here and fined each for prostitution The carefullyplanned raid was described as the largest ever made by DCS Moines police and P o Ik County authorities The Cargill eventually was closed VAN NUYS man acled out for police the way he said he beat his wife to death with a croquet mallet and chopped off her hands with a hatchet And while he starred in this grisly drama swinging the mallet again a police movie camera and sound equipment recorded his ac tions and words Richard E Fredericks35 re turned Saturday from Maple wood NJ where he was arrested was taken to his Van Nuys home1 Sunday Tells Story Detective Al Ortiz and C S Stewart said Fredericks an insur ance clerk told this story Last Jan 7 he and his wife Ruth 32 got into an argument because she wanted to go back to work as a waitress in a cocktail lounge He went outside to work in the yard i was cutting devil grass in the backyard when I heard her run ning toward me he said Jusl as she got near me she trippec over our childrens wagon and fell A knife fell fromher hand She cursed me There was a croquet mallet behind me which I hac been using to put stakes in the rose garden I r e achfed and grabbed the mallet and started to swing at her 1 dont know how many limes I just kept swinging Drags Body Fredericks said he dragged his wife intothe garage The detec tives said he related that later that night iwhen the couples three small children were asleep he re unied to the garage and cut the lands off with a hatchet burying them in the yard to prevent finger print identification of the body Later the same night Fredericks said he awoke his children told hem they were going on a trip and drove to Mexico Near Ensena da he said he slopped told the children he wanted to throw some ubbish out of the trunk of the car and dumped the body over an em bankment T MATADORDrtsaed clothes Juanito Portillo raises his the horns of a fiercebull as he thrills the crowd at the fair in Seville bpain Ihe wouldbe matador made his bid for stardom by jumping into the arena to do his stuff and put iip such a good show that the crowd cheered himonand on AP Wlrcpltolo RESCUE res cue workers wear smoke masks as they wait in an elevator be fore descending into the smok ing ruins of an American Smelt ing Company silver mine at Agangueo Mexico following fire and explosions At least 25 min ers perished in Ihe disaster Group Sets School Budget DES MOINES M5An appropri ation of a year as an operating budget for Stale Board of Education institutions was rec ommended Monday by a joint HouseSenate Conference Commit tee The amount recommended was less than the bill passed by the House had recommended and more than provided in the Senate bill The compro mise figure is a year more than the institutions were allowed by the 1951 Legislature The conference report modified House restrictions on Board of Education expenditures from in stitutional income and also re tained the maximum budget fig ures set up for each institution The maximum figures under the conference proposal could be ex ceeded in emergency situations if the Board of Education files a notice to that effect with the state comptroller 30 days in advance of any such expenditure Meantime the Senate hesitated twice Monday and then deterred action on a House bill proposing establishing a supplemental state pension system until the House an put the measure in technically egal form Government Employes to Be Examined WASHINGTON Eisenhower Monday ordered lough new security Icsls for all govern meat employes He signed an executive order effective in 30 days abolishing the old loyalty program instituted by President Truman in 1947 At Ihe same time he directed the head of each executive agency anc department to institute strict new security programs for their agcn cies Subversives Like the old Truman program e1new one is designed basically to rid the government of subvcr sives and disloyal persons The new plan is also designed to rid the government persons whose loy alty is not questioned but whose personal habits might make them careless with government secrets Mr Eisenhowers order said i is in the national interest that al government employes shall be reliable trusworthy of good con duct and character and of com plete and unswerving loyalty to the United States The new program has been many months in preparation It was made public at 4he White House after Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr had explained it to Sen Joseph R McCarthy RWis and other members oi Congress who have been mostinterested in the problem of government loyalty Brownell said the executive order was designed to carry out Mr Eisenhowers pledge that he would see to it that all government em nloyes are loyal in their motives and reliable in the discharge of their duties McCarran Rider No congressional action is neces sary MrEisenhower merely ex lendcd the security programs now in effect in certain highly sensitive government agencies to include al government agencies as he was authorized to do by the socalled McCarran rider of 1950 Under the old program an em ploye suspected of disloyalty could appeal to Ihc rCivil Service Com missions loyalty review board The new Eisenhower order abol ishes the board but allows it to complete pending cases Under the lew plan there will be no appeal beyond the head of the agency in which the individual works Brownell said the new order calls or a recheck of security qualifica tions all those who have been nvesligated under the old loyalty program An employe might have jeen ruled loyal under the old pro gram but still found to be a se curity risk under the new tests Under the old program a person could not be removed from his job unless there was a reasonable doubt of his loyalty to the United Stales Under the new program an employe can be fired or moved 0 a nonsensitive job if he fails to come up to security qualifications BrownelJ conceded the new pro gram may increase the work of the FBI rAII About The Weather Mason City Tuesday m o s 11 y cloudy with occasional showers Iowa Tuesday cloudy with occa sional showers a little warmer east Minnesota Tuesday mostly cloudy with occasional showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 43 Minimum 28 At 8 am 39 YEAR AGO Maximum g3 Minimum 47 SAME BUck lac means ieilh 1 bouts Death Ends 77 Year Marriage STOCKHOLM Sweden WVDeath has ended one of the worlds oldest marriages The husband Nils P Jonsson died Sunday at Asmundtorp hi South Sweden His widow Bo thilda is 103 Neither had ever been outside their tiny home vil lage They were married 77 years ago on April 12 1876 AP Wlrephoto HAPPY Air Force Capt Zachary Dean of Douglass Kan arrived at a Japanese air base after his repatriation in the final exchange of prisoners it was a happy moment He was reunited witH his wife who had remained hopefully in Japan since Dean was shot down in Korea in April of 1951 DoyLong Attacks United Nations Planes Commie Targets SEOUL Korea planes dropped hun dreds of tons of bombs on North Korean targets Monday climaxingdaylong attacks with a 50ton strike against an I r v i I ammunition factory NTjarChinnampo dense clouds of smoke mushroomed from the factory Newly equipped F86 Sahrejets protecting the fighter bombers divcbombcd battleline targets Hit Targets Otherjels and propellerdriven fighters hit targets across western Korea Thirteen Supcrforts started the Jcstruclivc proceedings by blasting a 75acrc triple supply dump on he west coist in the biggest at tack on that area in recent weeks Tons of red munitions and food were destroyed and an electric plant expfodcd with a bluewhite glare Nightflying Thunderjets and B2G invaders pummeled reconditioned Communist airfields at Wonsin on he east coastand west of Chin nampo The E2Gs also hit road jlocks destroying 43 Communist rucks Thunderjets Corsairs Meleorjets and Mustangs ranging over west ern North Korea struck at installa ions i near Sariwon Sepo and Synge Great Wall Olher relays ot bombers dive bombed the Communist great vail of fortifications along the batlleline They reported destruc ion or damage of 10 shelters 13 im positions eight caves and 41 junkers Ground fighting along the 155 mile1 batllefront was confined to robing actions and harassing at acks CHILDREN RETURN LONDON UP Fifty Greek chil dren taken to Yugoslavia by Com munist guerrillas many months ago left Yugoslavia for Greece Sunday to rejoin their parents Nab Gridder in Robbery CHICAGO Chernik 23 former Marquette University football player was arrested here Monday as a suspect in the kill or be killed bank robbery gun battle in St Louis Friday Chernik onetime secondstring end for the college at Milwaukee was routed from bod at his parents homo here and held for federa authorities He refused to talk to police One bandit killed himself rather lhan be captured and two gunmen were critically wounded Friday when 100 police closed in on the St Louis bank during the holdup A fourth man believed to be the driver of the get away car escaped BULLETINS WASHINGTON UP Oppon ents of the administrationbacked bill said Monday they are ready to itarf voting on amendments apparently the sig nal for break in their 19day filibuster I DES MOINES W Monday afternoon the fowa Senate passed 435 the longdelayed House bill to make permanent the present state income tax rate and exemp tion tax schedules It now goes tothe Governor Kyes Talks About Defense Plans Calls Demo Setup Fantastic WASHINGTON Roger M Kyes deputy secretary defense said Monday the Eisenhower ad ministration will review the whole munitions picture and weed oul high cost arms plants to keep America strong in peace and war Fantastic Kyes called some the planning done by the former Truman administration A speech he prepared for the US Chamber of Commerce convention here con tained the sharpest criticism to come so far from the new admin istration of the Truman regimes rearmament program The No 2 man in the Defense Department Because insome instances the mobilization base is too widely dif fused therewill be situations wherea sufficient quantity of the item manufactured is not required to maintain a minimum economic production flow in allfacilities In these cases certain of the facilities will be forceci to stop pro duction and where necessary for the maintenance of the mobiliza tion base arrangements will be made for standby while in others the tools will behandled in such a manner as to assure their availa bility The general policy will be that of retaining the low cost pro ducer of desired goods as against thehigh cost producer But Kyes also con sideration would be given to pre serving industries vital to defense which do not have full opportunity in civilian economy noting that the aircraft industry isan ex ample of this type Allies Offer for Plane Move to Hurt Commie Morale PANMUNJQM Korea icw Korean armistice talks dead locked again Monday as the UN Command flatly rejected a prisoner exchange proposal which it said offers only return1 to Com munist ruleof endless captivity for Reds who refuse In their secqrid meeting since Oct 8 both Allied and Communist delegates stood pat On their 0wh plans for settling the exchange problem and bringing a truce in Korea Another session was scheduled for 11 a in Tuesday 8 p mJ Mon day Threaten Reds Although the Allies threatened to call off the talks again unless the Reds show willingnessto nego Mother Happy BELLE PLAINE I Mrs Effie Mapes said Im very very happy when she learned herson Sgr Harry A Cutting of Belle Plairte had been released by the Communists at Panmun jom Korea Mrs Mapes was recovering from the death of her second husband who died lasf week when she heard the news about her son Saturday night Mrs Mapes who had son killed in World War II said she had kept my chin up Cutting was taken prisoner in latter part of 1950 The Iowa soldier enlisted ly after hegraduated from high school and in 1949 Mrs Mapes said Cutting had not written about his health In letters from tha Communist1 prison camp tiale constructively Lt Gen Wil liam K Harrison senior Allied delegate said its far too early to think about such a move Meantime the United Nations command moved to undermine the morale of the Communist air force by offering andrefugeto the first Communist pilot to de liver a MIG15 jet fighter into American hands i The dramatic unorthodox bid for one of the Russianbuilt jets was made both in leaflets drpppfed in northwest Korea and by radio broadcasts beamed to Communist China and Korea Clarks Name It was made in the name of Gen Mark W Clark UN supreme com mander and commander of U S Far East Forces The offer applying also to other Russianbuilt jet combat types had a doublebarreled pur pose 1 To wreck moraleamong Com munist fighter pjlots 2 To obtain a latemodel MIG fortechnical study Meanwhile the Panmunjom gala to freedom for sickand wounded Allied prisoners stood closed by tha Reds o The Communists said Sundays shipment of 84 disabled Allied prisoners ended their delivery However a UN spokesman said considerably more sick and wounded Reds would be returned than the 5800 originally pledged but he did not give any figure The transfer of Communists continued at its 500aday rate At Mondays 52minule armistice meeting each side suggested that the other take another careful look at its proposal Harrison told newsmen in this short time we have no real basis for assuming the Communists will not negotiate in good faith New Suspension A reporter had asked him if the UNC was considering a new sus pension I think it is far too early to come to any definite conclusion on a matter of that Harrison said K Harrison opened the meeting by Celling North Korean Gen Nam that a sixpoimV proposal by Nam Sunday was unreasonable and ob structive 1 V I He later said thi proposal was unacceptable and Jiat the Communists have posed nothing which can con sider as either a reasonable or structive basis for anarmistice agreement i ;