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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Leise Wlrei Seven Cents a Copy Set State Funeral for Sen Ike Will Join in the Service WASHINGTON WSen Robert A Taft will be honored with a state funeralinthe capitol Mon day with PresidentEisenhower andother dignitaries joining in the service The Senate in which Taft served as majority leader invited the gov ernment leaders to take part and the White House said the Presi dent of course will attend Services in Rotunda The services will be in the ro tunda at 10 am CST The last state funeral held in the capitol was for Gen John J Persh ing July 19 1948 Jack Martin administrative as sistant to the late Senate leader announced the decision for a state funeral was reached at a confer ence in the office of J Mark Trice secretary of the Senate A little later Sen Knowland R theacting majority leader offered a resolution scheduling the memorial service and it was im mediately approved unanimously by the List of Guests The list of guests to be invited include all House members mem bers of the Cabinet the chief jus tice of the United States and asso ciate justices of the Supreme Court the joint chiefs of staff and the commandants of the Marine Corps and Coast Guard Invitations to members of the diplomatic corps to take part the resolution stated will be tendered by the secretary of state Sherman Adams administrative assistant to Eisenhower took part in the conference that decided on state funeral Martin said Mrs Taft and the family had consented to the state funeral and that burial would be at Cincinnati Tafts home town deathFriday from can cer continued tb evoke expressions of grief and praise In the midst of their eulogies many of the Ohio Republicans Senate colleagues had proposed that his body be brought from New York to lie in state in the rotunda of the capitol The Senate recessed Friday in re spect to Taft but the House sol emnly continued in session and last night formally adopted a resolution expressing profound sorrow before adjourning out of respect Speaker Joseph Martin authorized to appoint a committee of 30 members to attend the funeral service when arranged said he will name the group Saturday MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 1 1953 This Consists of Two OM TELLS OP RUSSIAN John RocheTonly0 confirmed survivor of a B50 shot down in the1 Sea of Japan gestures as he describes in Tokyo how one and possibly two Eussian fighters attacked the big American bomber Story on page 2 Ike Approves Plan US to Use Troops in Rebuilding Korea WASHINGTON of State Dulles told na tions allied with the United States in the Korean War Satur day that President Eisenhower has approved a program for using the United States forces in Korea to rebuild theconn and convert it into a show window of the free FBI Agent Dei I ton Moves OMAHA liams isthe in charge ofthe NebraskaIowa district of he Federal Bureau of Investiga ion He succeeds James L Dalton who said he had requested a trans fer to the San Francisco office for personal reasons Dalton 45 a native of Hawarden was graduated from Creighton Jniversity Law school here in 1932 He has served with the FBI for 20 years in Nebraska York Tennessee Alabama West Virginia and Indiana Daltons career here included the capture in February 1951 of Ken neth Kitts Omaha bank burglar and escape artist who had broken outof a Cedar Rapids la jail world He urged the Allied govern ments to consider using thcii forces there that roads schools hospitals etc Dulles spoke at a closed session of US and foreign diplomats pre 6ff for Korea Sunday on post armistice political problems His remarks were in formally reported by US officials later Dulles expressed hope that the 15 other nations having units in the United Nations forces in Korez would continiieto keep them there He said the Communist foe has in noway relaxed his readiness foi combat and that the Allies musl remain on the alert because of the possibility of incidents which the Reds could build uponif they desired The meeting Saturday was the last regular session of this group of Allied embassy representatives PRELUDE TO BIG and wounded North Korean many of them using canes walk from their POW compound onKoje Islandto be proc essed as a prelude to Operation Allied Prisoners on Way to Freedom Neutral Armistice Commission Meets MUNSAN The fournation neutral commission which will po lice the Korean armistice met at Panmunjom Saturday for the first time and heard the Communists chief military armistice delegate wish it success Meanwhile the first group of Al lied prisoners was reported on its way down the road to freedom and the UN Command prepared a full dress reception rehearsal for Mon day to speed their homeward jour ney The prisoner exchange is scheduled to begin Wednesday at Panmunjom The neutral commission officers from Sweden Switzerland Poland Czechoslovakia were intro duced and exchanged credentials hi formal meeting at the dusty truce site The head of the Swedish delega tion Maj Gen Sven Grafstrom described the session fas entirely satisfactory He said all four nations are very eager to start sending out inspection teams possible toward the end of the week Alternate chiefs of the neutral teams will confer at 10 am Sun day 7 pm Saturday i and full delegations scheduled another session for 3 pm Saturdays meeting was cordial butall business The Polish and Czech delegates sharply dressed in white jackets and hdts and dark rbusers marched in separately from the Swiss and Swedish offi cers attired in conservative khaki The commissions chief function is to watch forviolations of the ar mistice Maj Gen Blackshear M Bry an the Allies senior delegate to the UNRed Military Armistice Commission introduced the Swiss and Swedish representatives Lt Gen Lee Sang Cho Bryans coun terpart on the commission intro duced the Poles and Czechs Lee told the officers hope for the success of the members of the neutral nations su pervisory commission The Communists said they will deliver 400 Allied prisoners in groups hourlybeginning 9 am Wednesday 6 am Tuesday That means if all goes well all Allied prisoners should be freed in the following 32 days Officials Launch Crackdown on Liquor Sales in County KnowlandSays Adjournment Is Postponed Increase of Debt Is Still in Doubt BULLETIN WASHINGTON in Sen Know land RCalif said Saturday Congress may be kept in session indefinitely until the Presidents request to increase the national debt limit 15billion dollars is dis posed of WASHINGTON M Sen Know land acting majority leader Sal urclay ruled out any chance of at journmenl of the Senate this week The California Republican toll the Senate it will have a sessio Monday next The congressional leadership ha been driving for adjournment o this session by midnight Saturdaj Meantime the Senate Financ Committee put off at least unt late Saturday any decision o President Eisenhowers request fo a 15 billion dollar increase in th national debt ceiling Three Hours The committee met for thre hours and then recessed for lunch Chairman Millikin RColo sai no vote had been taken yet There had been some talk of i compromise on the politically touchy issue The House gave the President a roaring victory on the polilicall explosive issue by a 239158 vole Friday night Then House Repub lican Leader Hallcck of Indiana an iounced the House should be ready to quit and go home by Saturday night More Opposition But there to be far more opposition in theSenate par ticularly among the Democrats And the Seriate Democrats are in a majority now 4746 over the lie publicans because of the deaths o Senators Charles Tobcy RNH and Robert A Taft The Finance Committee session was called to meet behind closet doors with Secretary of the Treas ury Humphrey as the star admin istration witness He had a tough selling job 01 liis hands More than half of the 15 committee members were on record as being actively agains he proposed hike in the 275bil iondollar ceiling or at least high y doubtful about it at this time Humphrey has said that if the ceiling on what his country can legally owe is not boosted to 200 sillion dollars the governmen might not be able to meet its pay roll or pay its bills And that he contends would just cause a near panic Highly Respected Sen MHlikin he com mittee chairman said Humphrey of the most respected Cabi net members on Capitol would be given ail the time he needs to stale his case Millikin who also is chairman of the Conference of All Republi can Senators was making no pre lictions andnot even announcing his personal position But the ad ministration obviously was count ng on him to help pick up some doubtful votes MacNider Home From Hospital Maj Gen Hanford MacNider has been released from Mercy Hospital returned to his home at In lianhcad Farm east of Mason City Saturday afternoon The general is ecovering from a stroke suffered ast Tuesday night rAll About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy hot and humid Sunday owa Fair to partly cloudy hot and humid Minnesota Considerable cloudiness Sunday Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday Maximum 89 Minimum At 8 am 77 AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 59 FLAMES LEVEL HOLT HOMEA lire of undetermined origin jSiday ievoStht Frank Holt home at 1515 Harding S W This picture shows the flames raging out of control while friends carry some of the furnitureto neighboring houses No one was home at the time of the fire reported to have started about 7 p m Holt who said lie lost more than in the five and his wife Edna were working The Mason Cily Fire Department was unable to answer the call The Holt home isoutside of the city limits A contract giving Central Heights fire protection expired June 1 Story on page 8 on Shooting Down Aircraft Last Plane Downed in Korean War WASHINGTON W The Unllec States Saturday rejected Russias protest that American pilots sho down a Soviet plane Instead the State Department saki Russia Dears the responsibility for send ing the plane into the Korean zone of hostilities The Russian protest handed to US Ambassador Charles Bohlen n Moscow Friday claimed the plane was destroyed and 21 lives were lost when four US fighters attacked over Chinese territory of theKorean boundary las Monday about 10 hours before the cease fire became effective Inside Korea The United States replied Satur day that the attack by aUSfight er plane under the UN Com mane actually inside Korean erritory approximately eighl miles from the Aaiu River This it said wasin the Korean combat zone The US reply was conlaincd in i note sent by messenger from he US Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Office in Moscow The de partment released the text of that plus an unofficial translation ol he Soviet note There was no denial on the part if the United States that the big Russian transport an ILJ2 type ircraft had been destroyed by ighter fire In fact the incident vas fully disclosed by the UN at he time Delay Complaint The Soviets delayed filing their ompJaint for four days This Jed tate department officials to specu atc that perhaps the Russians verc seeking to divert attention rom another plane incident In this case the United States hargcd that an Air Force B50 was hot down the Siberian Coast nd that the Soviets picked up sur ivors from the sea A note toMoscow Friday protcs ed the incident and asked infor mation on the supposed survivors The Russians claimed in that ase that the bomber violated oviet In the note on the IL12 the United States told Russia this na on can only deplore the loss of fe incurred inthis incident A Promise Is a Promise LOS ANGELES Rear Acini Robert W Berry said Saturday lieis going to hold the government to n promise it made when hejoined the Maiine Corps at the age of 15 Berry who always wanted lo study piano said he walked into a recruiting office because he saw a Navy poster offering a free musical education He gota military career but nomusic Friday he resigned as Los Angeles civil defense director and pre pared to begin a university music the GI bill Report Ike in Favor of Changing TH Labor Law WASHINGTON Eisenhower is reported in favor of changingthe TaftHartlpy Act to satisfy many oi labors demands an Informed source said Saturday This source said the President was preparing a message to Congress putting the administration on record in favor of wiping out the nonCommu nisfc oaUi now required of union officials and weakening the ban against the secondary boycott by allovying employes to refuse lo iiandic products a plant where a strike isin progress All but one of the provisions in he message could be intercpreted as favprable to labor the source House proposals said The White drawn up in meetings bc wecn Secretary of Labor Martin 3 Durkin Secretary of Commerce Sinclair Weeks and congressional and White House officials The re sults were said to be in line with Durkins position The informant said the President loped to present the message to Congress before adjournment There would bcno time to act on he suggestions but the While louseposition would be available o congressional loaders for study icfore the next session Senate Passes Immigration Bill WASHINGTON M The Senate lassecl and sent to the President Saturday an emergency immigra ion bill providing for the admia ion of 214000 Iron Curtain refu ees and other aliens in the next iree years The compromise measure was pproved in the Senate by a voice ote whichoverrode arguments by en McCarran DNev that it risks to the nations se nvolved udty 9 Die in Auto Crash LITTLE FALLS Minn persons were killed Saturday when two cars collided in a pouring rain on U S 10 near Randall 10miles north of Little Fnlis Coroner E C Goblirsch of Mor rison County said only one of the 10 occupants of the two machine survived She is an unidentified woman in critical condition in a Little Falls hospital Jn the morgue here were the bodies of five men and four women The crash came during a down pour soheavy water was running over the highway One car a Pontiac carried Mani toba Canada licenses and the sec ond a Ford was listed to a Minne ipolisman Both machineswere iadly wrecked Sheriff TitusPlcltl said one side of each machine Had been torn off indicating the cars had side swiped with terrific force Highway patrolmen said it was Lhc worst traffic accident on a Minnesota highway since 12 young people were killed in the hcadon collision of two cars near Slaylon oh April 21 3040 Agents Raid j 3 Places Liquor Seized r in Each Spot Ccrro Govdo County residents will hiwo to buy nil their liquor in the two stale liquor stares if the county attorney has hisway Only two places in the county can legally soJl liquor said Coun ty Attorney Robert II Shepard the stnle liquor stores In Mason City and Clear Lake I intend to do everything in my power to sco thnt those arc the only two places in tho courtly where il can be bought arid I hnvc been nssurcd by Ally Gcu Leo Hoegh of full cooperation by the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation 3 Places Raided Charges of illegal possession liquor were filed by Shcpard Satur day against ho Lcglohnniro Club Inc Mason Cily Costas on High way 18 between Mason City and Clear Lako and thoLi do Inc Clcav Lake The three plnccs we r c raided Friday night by state agents and local officers and liquor found In each Shepard The Legionnaire Club and Costa Rumcliote both waived preliminary hearing before Justice ofthe Peace UV B Shaffer Saturday mid were ouncl over to Hie September tcnn of tlio grand jury bond Ernest Cartliirolll opcrntor of he Lido requested a preliminary lenrlng and also wns released un Jcr hearing Ws postponed ut tho request of t h e county attorney until his return from Chicago where he a short course for torneys next wook under the isponV iViliip of Norllmostern University Simultaneous Raids The three places were rnidod simultaneouslyat pm Sher iffs officers and state agents raid ed Costus and the Lido while Ma son City police and slate agents ivnlkcd into the Legionnaire Club At tho first two two bottles of iquor and some mixed drinks were mud while at the Legionnaire Club the officers picked up IG full or partly full bottles as well as mixed drinks Names and nddrcssos of thQcus tomers were taken by theraiders ind Shcpard said They be subpoenaed to appear before Uto grand jury if necessary Rumcllotc Cardarclli arid Frank ec manager of tho Legionnaire Club all were brought to the sher ffs office in Mason Cily but later vcrc released without charge The county attorney said tho aids were part of the attorney cncrals crackdown on illegal iquor sales in Iowa and were car iocl on with Hoeghs cooperation Shcpard is a past cominandcr C the Mason City Post of tho mcrican Legion and his assistant lughes J Bryant is the present bmmamlcr SUMMER SCHOOL IOWA CITY State Uni versity of Iowa summer school las a final enrollment of 3455 Students ROBERT HSHEPARD SAME DATEWS227 ;