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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease WLrei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11 1953 Thin apor at Two OM NO Attendance Boost Is Recorded at Fair New French Strikes Called Situation Now Looks Grave Durkin Raps Successor WASHINGTON of Labor Durkin has defended the Eisenhower administration against criticism by the man who is tak ing his place as president of the AFL Plumbers Union Peter T Schoemann acting head of the plumbers while Durkin Is an leave recently described the administrations record as a pat tern of plunder Schoemann said it attacked organized won gains public power and housing and social security Durkin a Democrat told a news conference Tuesday Schoemanns charges were not well founded The secretary recalled that Presi dent Eisenhower has recommended broadening social security cov erage and changing the TaftHartley tabbed for congres sional action next year Earthquakes Continue to Kill on Islands of Greece ATHENS Greece UP Strong earthquakes continued to shake Greeces Ionian Sea islands for the fourth succes sive day Wednesday and the toll of casualties and damage mounted steadily Official reports Tuesday night placed the quake toll then at 150 dead but survivors predicted it would top 400 As the Greek government Blue May Run for Senate No Political Ambitions Evans EAGLE GROVE Gov Robert D Blue said Wednes day he may seek the GOP nomi nation for US Senator at the 1954 primary election Blue said he hadnt made a final decision but added he wasnt clos ing the door on such a race He said he is not considering a pos sible race for the governorship Rep Thomas Martin first dis trict congressman from Iowa City is the only announced candidate for the Republican senatoria nomination thus far Meansvhile Kenneth Evans oi Emerson former lieutenant gov ernor who ran unsuccessfully for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in 1952 said he has no political am bitions at present Possible Holy War on India KARACHI Pakistan Wl The weekend shakeup of Kashmir government has stirred talk among Pakistani Moslems of a holy wa against India A resolution demanding a hoi war in India and a police actioi in Kashmir the predominate Moslem border state coveted b both India and Pakistan wa adopted at a mass meeting of sev eral thousand Moslems here Tues day SAME ushed aid US Air Force nits across the Mediterranean in ripoli readied helicopters to drop ood and medical supplies on iso ated villages slands in the stricken Tours Area Welfare Minister Constantine Ad mopoulos touring the stricken reas off the west central Greek oast advised the government he ad found unprecedented tragedy nd damage The official count of dead and njured lagged far behind unoffi ial talliesMany victims were till buried under masses of rub ile Greek army engineers were ushed to the ravaged island of vefallinia to help in the rescue vork A landing ship reached the sland oneof the hardest hit Tues day night with medical personnel and emergency supplies Word of the continuing tremors came from the captain of a Greek navy ship at Argostoli chief port of Kefallinia He radioed that his essel was being rocked incessant y by underwater upheavals The commander reported that Argostoli once a British naval jase was destroyed 500 Survivors A Greek coastal steamer arrived at Piraeus port city serving Ath ens on the mainland with 500 sur vivors from Kefallinia and Ithaca Workers in Protest Over Wage Cuts PARIS UP New strikes were called Wednesday in the clothing and metal working industries anc government offices of France The country already is tied in knot by walkouts in travel and com munications enterprises Three million workers irked at the governments plans to balance its budget by trimming payrolls and upping the retirement age for civil servants may be off the job Thursday About a million were striking Wednesday But multimillionaire Premier Joseph Laniel showed no signs of abandoning his economy guns Issues Cat The Socialist Union Force Ouvrtere or Workers Force issued the call for a 48hour strike in government offices The clerks walked out last week for 24 hours The Communistled General Conj federation of Labor CGT will follow suit Stoppages for Thursday in the metal working and clothing indus ries also were called These walk outs would affect all automobile plants Railroads mines public utili IDS government services posts elephohe and telegraphs were all paralyzed or hit hard The Socialist Workers Force called on white cottar work dentists lawyers anc office join the strik ers for 24 hours Thursday Paris subways and buses lialtec late Tuesday night for 24hours Disgusted tourists fled the strike bound country With trains and buses halted every outgoing plan was jammed Shipping lines scur ried for special buses to take the passengers to channel ports anc to collect arrivals Threatened Even plane service was threat ened as ground personnel walked off atsome Paris airports In the Mediterranean port of Marseill and at Dunkerque on the channel shipping was tied up Airlines in Brussels and Amster dam stepped up their flights intc France and put on bigger ships t speed evacuation of the tourists Among those leaving were som Many women and children were in the crowd of quake ome women carrying babies in their arms while older children toted the few possessions they had managed to salvage from the rub ble of their destroyed homes Most of those who arrived had relatives here who will care for them Scattered and fragmentary re ports told of whole towns being de stroyed of survivors living in the open and short of food governors office of Kefal linia appealed for helicopters to fly doctors nurses and medical supplies to the stricken islands It SELLOUT CROWD FOR Night drew a capacity crowd for Tuesdays openingperform ance of Sam Howards Aqua Thrills and Water Frolics at the 1953 North Iowa Fair This cross section of the grand ihoto by Muxcer stand shows part of the crowd nt the opener The show will be presented nightly at 8 p m for five more nights in front of the grandstand Tho show is replete with iea tiirc acts diving and swimming dancing and singing South Koreans Sick 700 Americans in Good Shape Are Released PANMUNJOM Iff One hundred hale and happy Amevi cnns streamed through the Bamboo Curtain at Panmunjom Wednesday to start the second dramatic week of Korean Big Throng Sees Night Performance Complete Hit With Spectators Tho Greater Olympln Circus drew n good grandstand crowd Wednesday afternoon for its final performnnee as the North Iowa Fair headed For a new attendance record Sunny skies brought sunny smiles lo Hie face of M C Cap Lawson secretarymanager of tho fair Thats the kind of weather we need he chuckled It this keeps up tho attendance record certainly will take a beating Ills enthusiasm got n boost Tues day evening when 3081 of the 3 108 seals in Ihe grandstand were filled for Mason City Night Law son reported attendance for the day as 14940 compared with 11362 for Tuesday lost year Complete Hit Tho two combined shows Sam Howards Water Frolics and tho Dorothy Dorben Dancers were a complete hit with the crowd des pite two short interruptions by rain Sharkcy tho performing seal Sam Howards high divers and Cil ly Fclndt with her famous dancing iorsc arc lop acts on any stage Tlic number of pretty girls cer tainly set a record too with both H water ballet troupe and the Dor othy Dorben Dancers Four youths from WInnebago County walked off with top hon ors in the district junior livestock judging contest Wednesday nt the r prisoner exchange Y But their South Korean comrades a pain came home in wretched shape pitiful skeletons Four hundred in all got their freedom during the day 100 Amer icans 25 British 250 South Koreans 75 The Communists promised lo hand over 75 Americans 75 British and 250 South able Thursdays swap the ninth since the exchange started This will boost the number of Americans liberated lo 823 of 3313 the Reds said they held described less the situation as hope 500 invalid Irish Catholic pilgrim returning from the healing1 shrine Lourdes Stranded in Paris 400 went by bus Tuesday night t Boulogne to catch a channel steam er Another 100 were to leave b plane later Wednesday An Iris plane which brought in more pil grims Tuesday night took home 12 stretcher and 22 wheelchair cases Everyone Wants Out The American Express and Cooks travel agency were be sieged with travel applicants all wanting out Many vacationers were running out of money the communications strike kept them from getting more from home Foreigners planning to visit France soon rearranged their itin eraries U GlobcGnzdlc photo by Gllihs BRAZILIAN closeup of the Brazilian number of the Dorothy Dorben Dancers shows some of the group in their most colorful routine The 14 dancers with Jack and Marge specialty dancers climaxed the stage show at the North Iowa Fair Tuesday night Liquor Injunction Is Filed Against Sideris Another piece of evidence that Ccrro Gordo County is dried up so far as liquor by the drink is concerned was seen Wednesday in the filing of an induction suit by County Attorney Robert H Shepard against Andrew Sideris pro prietor of the Cerro Gordo Bakery and Grocery 1623 N GlobeGazette photo by Musser FAMILY DAY AT Family Day Wednesday at the North Iowa Fail are the Lloyd Fullers who live on a farm near Belmond Facing the camera from left Rochelle 7 Mr Fuller Janell 3 Mrs Fuller and Sharon 6 An entire family is admitted at the gate for a dollar on Family Day Cerro Gordo Bakery Operator A big transport carrying the first of the freed prisoners landed at Travis Air Force base near San Francisco Wednesday Fourteen seriously ill former prisoners and three neuropsychiatrlc cases were reported aboard After transfer to Lettcrman federal Thesuit is the first liquor injunction to be filed in this court officials said Sideris establishment was raided April 10 by Mason City police and state agents and a quantity of liquor round Sideris was indicted Tues day by the grand jury The hearing on the temporary injunction was set by Judge Wil liam P Butler for 10 a m Tues day The petition for the injunction claims that Sideris is operating keeping conducting and maintain ing a nuisance by selling offer ing to sell keeping for sale and for many years possessing with intent to sell in toxicating liquor in violation of the laws of the State of Iowa The injunction petition gives the legal description of the property at 1623 N Federal If such an injunc tion is violated it is within the dis cretion of the court to padlock the building involved SENTENCED TO PRISON BEDFORD WVPaul J Dresser 37 of Villisca has been sentenced to 10 years in the Ft Madison State Penitentiary for check forgery Worker Does Have Access to Secrets McCarthy Reports Story on Page 2 Army Hospital in San Francisco the men will be moved to hospit als nearest their homes or bcsl suited to handletheir ailments Another 60 liberated Americans classed as sick and wounded were aboard thehospital ship Haven in Inchon harbor on Koreas west coast The Havens departure date has not been announced UN officials said 222 Chinese Communist prisoners the last of 5405 to be repatriated will be de livered to the Reds Thursday to get her with 1800 healthy North Ko reans and 360 sick or wounded North Koreans Surly Batch A surly batch of 2758 Chinese arid North Koreans including 120 North Korean civilians was turnct over to the Reds Wednesday Four returning American prison ers said escape attempts had been foiled by Chinese because the j were turned in by informers in their camp Each released POVi said he was cither thrown in jai on reduced rations beaten or made to stand motionless in the freezing North Korean winter cold after he was caught They said names of informer will be turned over to Army an thoritics Earl Kester Committed to Eldora A 10 year old hitchhike robber Sail Kester Minneapolis was committed to the Stale Training School for Boys at Eldora by Judge William P Butler following a hoar g in Juvenile Court Wednesday The complaint against Kcatcr charged him with delinquency and resorting to criminal acts lamely tinned robbery Keslcr ins admitted robbing Herb Ander son a Minneapolis salesman near Rockwell July 15 He caught a ride at Albert Lea with Anderson and licld him up at gun point a short jislance south of Mason Cily on Highway 05 Kester also took Andersons car md drove it to Park Ilapids Minn iis former home where lie spent lirec days witli boy friends be ore giving himself up to the sheriff there Iowa Fair Coached by Extension Director Norbort Dorow tho Winnebngo 1H tcnm of Richard and Stanley Intina of Forest City Maynard Moc of Lake Mills and Michael Program All About WEDNESDAY Family Day Concert by Forest City Band Water Frolics plus Dorothy Dorben Dancers and novelty acts THURSDAY Thrill Day Judging of district 4H beet heifers dairy purebred swine judging of county 411 slieep dairy market and purebred swine judg ing of open class sheep beef and dairy County 4H girls demon strations C on c c r 1 by Dows Bami Tournament of Thrills pmrConcert by Garner Band Water Frolics plus Dorothy Dorben Dancers and novelty acts The Weather Mason City Generally fair through Thursday Iowa Thursday air warmer west and central Minnesota Fair Wednesday night and Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Tvlaxiniurn 80 Minimum 57 At 8 am v 68 Precipitation 04 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum CD 43 Families of Dead PWs Told WASHINGTON armed services Wednesday began the sad task of notifying 1022 American families that their sons or hus bands died in Korean prison camps Buteven as the first telegrams were dispatched to next of kin military officials expressed serious doubt that the Communist supplied list of American POWs who died in captivity was accurate Combined with previous official fears that the Communists may secretly be holding back up to 3000 American prisoners was the new fear that hundreds of Ameri can soldiers may have died as a result of Red atrocities j The unreliability of the Red ac counting was emphasized in the telegrams to next of kin They were told oniy that the Commu nists had reported the death and that it could not be verified The telegrams will go out in in stallments as rapidly as the mili tary services can check the Com munist list against their own in formation names will Publication be withheld of the until 24 hours after the families have been notified In addition to the 1022 soldiers reported by the Reds to have died in prison camps telegrams also went to the families of 147 men snid by the Reds to have escaped The Defense Department said the Army is exhausting every effort to verify tho Red list by mterro gating every repatriated American The Communists ns part of the armistice agreement turned over during tho weekend a list of 447 Americans said to have died while prisoners Thuno of Forest City scored 896 points to edgo a strong team from Franklin County the defending champions by 9 points Richnrd Hannn who is retiring vice president of the Iowa Future Farmers of America won top in dividual honors with a score of 310 to best his brother Stanley by 5 points Robert Frcic of Franklin County scored 29G points for third place Earn Chicago Trip In winning Richard Hanna earned an expensepaid trip on the special KGLONorlh Iowa Fair special train to Chicago in Novem ber The top 4IT junior livestock jiidgc and the best FFA livestock judge to be determined Saturday are annually awarded trips by KGLO In the team competition third place went lo the boys from Kos suth County with 854 points Cer ro Gordo look fourth with 844 points Fifth place went to Butler County and sixth to Mitchell In the individual contest Leon ard Bcrghoefcr and Norman King both of Franklin County took fourth and fifth respectively to give the Frnnklin team three spots on the first five places Other Winners Listed Other winners were Mark Kal basch of Kossuth sixth Wendall Oltmann Butler seventh Robert Pruln Cerro Gordo eighth Dale Bauman Butler ninth and Dick Kuecker Kossuth tenth The boys judged five different classes of heifers beef steers dairy heifers market hogs and breeding gelts In the CerroGordp County beet heifer showWednesday Alan Thornton was thebig winner For ;