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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Associated Press ami United Press Full Lease Wire DN CITY GLOBEGAZ THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS E HOME EDITION Seven CenU a Copy Weeks Changes Mind Bureau of Standards Chief is Reinstated MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 22 1953 This Consists at Two No 571 he had changed his views Weeks a member of niv team in the mterests of the bureau and the He also said action had unanimous ap proval from a committee of scientists he had asked to find a successor to Astin Announcement last March that Astin would be dismissed as the upshot of a controversy over bureau tests of a battery additive roused a wave of prolesls from scientific associations Scienlisls at Stassen Does Well in Test WASHINGTON UP Foreign aid chief Harold E Stassen has emerged with flying two the intelligence test he ordered his agencys staff a o a i to take But he admits its pretty difficult examination His success on the gruelling 3V hour quiz made Stassen undisputed intellectual champ of the White House inner of a twocent bet with the Presidents psychological warfare chief C D Jackson who also took it In his own words the lest also made Stassen better able to un derstand employes marks For Ihe 1700 employes in Stas sens newlycreated Foreign Oper ations Administration the test is a serious and nervewracking mat ter Many complained that examina tion questions on such things as parity pricing for farm products and Hoover Commission recom mendations were too tough l l the bureau threatened lo resign in large numbers Weeks yielded to the extent of asking Astin to stay on tempor arily while his successor was found His announcement late Friday that he had asked Aslin to resume his job permanently represent ed a complete reversal of the fir ing order At the same time Weeks an nounced a program of broad im provements at the bureau to bet ter balance its research andtest ing programs to eliminate imper fections in lesling commercial products and to eliminate inade quacies of bureau organization and administration Weeks said that in the future the bureau would operate under the direct supervision of James C Worthy assistant secretary of com merce for administration MIDAIR DRAMA When Sgt Richard N Cleaver felt a wad of silk In his face during a jump Friday at Ft Campbell Ky he grabbed it and held It was the collapsed chute of fellow jumper Pfc Harold Lovell The photo shows Cleaver dropping safely with Lovell dangling be low Both were unhurt North lowan Is Liberated in Prisoner Exchange in Korea Pfc Legried of Rake Is Repatriated FROM THE WIRE SERVICES A North Iowa prisoner of war was liberatedby the Communists at Panmunjom Korea Friday night along with two fellow lowans Pfc Darrell G Legried of Rake was freed after being captured in the closing stages of the Korean War His mother Mrs Oscar Leg ried said that Darrell was reported missing July 10 She said she was just so happy over the news that he was freed Lasf October Pfc Legried entered the army last October and had been wilh an artillery outfit in Korea since Feb ruary of this year Meantime returning prisoners re ported that an 18yearold Ameri can soldier was publicly executed by the Reds while fellow American prisoners watched helplessly They told this kid to run said Sgt Doyle L Reedy of Chelsea Okla He got about 12 feet when they shot him in the back six times The execution took place at the Mining Camp notorious POW col lection point in North Korea on June 5 1951 Three GIs dug a hole for him Pfc Kenneth H Connacher of Altoonn Pa Then the Chinese took him outside this school house Really Has Nine Lives a threeyearold calrc X cat treated her with new respect Saturday in a CCiling for two u she mewed her way to freedom and emerged skinny but very much Missy didnt show up for breakfast last Aug 3 Her owner Mrs Marge Grubbe searched all over for her During Ihe search however they hadnt given a thought to thp service station that was being built across the street Early this week a workman thought he heard what sounded like a cats plamUvc mew By Thursday another workman had heard it ceiHng pcrmiss0n to a hole in the newlyplastered Out came Missy blinking in the light and looking hungry PFC DARRELL LEGRIED where we all heard the charge read against him His hands were lied behind him Then the chinks old him to run lowan Lauds Food Relief FRANKFURT Germany S Sen Bourke B Hickcnlooper It Iowa said Saturday he was great ly impressed by the American backed food relief program for East Germany and by the violent Russian atlempts to discredit it But I dont believe the cast Germans are being fooled one bit by the Russian propaganda the senator added Tremendous num bers are risking stern reprisals to get this food He described the 15 million dol lars put up by the United Slates for the food relief program as very well spent Hickcnlooper visited Berlin Fri day and watched the relief plan in operation while on an informa tion gathering tour of Germany U Is B S W Free N Aid Chief Stassen in Accounting Says HBomb Is Big Factor DENVER Aid Chic Harold E Stassen Saturday calle the indicated Russian posscssio of the hydrogen bomb an impoi tant factor in world security an reported to President Eisenhowe a big speedup in U S deiiverie of military equipment to th worlds free nations Stassen chief of the Forcig Operations Administration gav Eisenhower an hourlong oral re port on the aid program during th first six months of the new admin istration Summer White House They conferred at the sum me White House at Lowry Air Forci Base At a news conference after thi session Slassen was asked whelhe indications that Ihe Russians have touched off an Hbomb would mak any difference in this country foreign aid program Yes certainly Stassen replied That is one of the important fac tors in world security balance Stassen said the development ir he Soviet Union makes the com bination of strength and economj of the free nations which the Ei senhower Administration is stil building of greater importance Stassen made public for the firsl time figures on U S delivery o nililary equipment to the Tree na Lions during the first six months of this year He said the informa lion was highly classifcd until Sat urday From Jan 1 through June 30 he reported the United Stales de iverecl worth ofmil Itary equipment to the free nn ions around Ihe world Big Increase That compared he added wilh 880 million dollars in the first six months of 1M2 and with 000 during the second half of last In reply to a question Slassen aid shortages of certain highly critical items which existed when h 6 Eisenhower Administration ook office now have been almost jompletely wiped out He declined to specify the lype f equipment being delivered He aid that was classified informa ion The Foreign Aid chief said in re ponse to another question that the sresent prospects for world peace ppcar to him to be somewhat righter than when Eisenhower as inauguratedlast January He added however that as Eisenhower himself has resscd the grave danger of war s a confirming mailer Stassen said he and the Presi ent reviewed the whole range of lis countrys foreign aid opera ons and discussed plans for the ulure as well Korean Program A Wlropliotit C WTT ail i i Wlropliotit S 1 his dry ice truck in Jacksonville got caught in a heavy rain and was completely sub merged under a railroad underpass until the unidentified man on the truck hooked a wrecker cable to it and out to dry land Reports Russias HBlast of Respectable Proportion WASHINGTON imRep W Sterling Cole RNY sale Saturday that the Russian Hbomb test of Aug Y2 produced an explosion of most respectable proportions atomic explosion Cole is chairman of the HouseSenate Atomic Eiicrffy He and three other committee members in town informed fully of the Soviet weapon at n secret briefing lale Friday by two officials of the Central Intelligence Agency Immediately aflcr the meeting at which the congressmen lold how U S intelligence dcteclec the Russian superbomb blast Cole issued a statement designed to re assure the American people am Ihcir Allies The United Stales nnd thus the free world is and will continue to be in a preeminent position in he atomic arms race with Russia The discussion he added in luded the new 200 million dollar orean rehabilitation program He aid supplies already are flowing o the South Koreans and lhal quipment is being made avail bin to rebuild the warravagcc ountry As for the situation in Europe tasscn said the first six months 01 lis year have been encouraging Western European production is the highest point since World II Stassen said Stassen said Eisenhowers first to him when the administra on took office was to step up the elivcry of U S military supplies lo the free nations That has been accomplished he reported As for the economic picture in the free nations Stassen said Taking the economy of the free nations of the world as a whole in dications are it has been a very good first six months He called the improvement in that picture and the signing of the Korean truce the two most signifi cant developments which have oc curred during Eisenhowers first half year in office QUITS U S POST WASHINGTON ffi Thomas J Slowie GO a native of Clinton Iowa has resigned as secretary of the Federal Communications Com mission France Is Coming Back to Normal Millions Go Back to Jobs PARIS struggle slowly back toward normal Satin lay from the worst labor trouble i 7 years as most of 2000000 slrik crs returned to work Communists tried to continue Ih crippling 17day walkout on llici 3wn but Socialist nnd Catlioli mions abided by anagrcemcn Iith the government to end th trikcs The Reds called the agree iient a sellout The general backlowork move nent still left n patchwork of dif iculties in Ihe nations cconomj s isolated Communistdominatec ocals remained on strike am thers volcd to wait until Mondaj o return to work Parisians who have grown usec o being without essential service ow faced a weekend withou read Communist and Soeialis nions both called a thrcedaj rike in the baking industry to en orce demands for pay raises Most mines where Cornmunis influence is strong r e m a i n c t closed Railroad and mimicipa transport workers continued on strike in several provincial centers Although strikers were return ing lo Iheir jobs in Ihe postal tele phone and telegraph systems am gas eleclric and other service of ficials figured it will lake time lo restore Ihings to normal aflcr the long idleness The settlement between the gov ernment and non Communist unions took some of the pressure from demands for recalling the National Assembly for a vote of confidence on the economy decrees of Premier Joseph Laniel that touched off the strikes A number of deputies who previ ously had supported the recall po silion reversed themselves Only 198 were on record demanding a recall 31 short of he required number Cole said But in a talk with the Unite Press later Cole made it plain thai Ihe Soviel hydrogen weapon i not something lo belittle The United States detected the Soviel lest within a few hours nf tcr it happened Subsequent analy sis proved that it involved both fis sion Abomb and thcrmonuclear ITbomh reactions That meant the Russians ex ploded a hydrogen device with Abomb trigger EXPAND PLANT DES MOINES MVSolar Aircraft n manufacturer of parts for jet engines has obtained a city pcrmil for construction of n plant addition valued nt Shah Returns to Iran No Money to British for Oil Installations TEHRAN triumphant Shah of Iran returned from exile to his capital city Saturday to receive the emotionpacked homage of hia followers Meantime Irans new premier Maj Gen Fazollah Zahedi said Saturday he has no intention of helping the British to get compensation for their oil installations in Iran Tehran Radio reported In the broadcast monitorcc in London Zahedi was quotec as telling a news conference h has no intention of considering th question of compensation The statement dampened Brills hopes that Ihey might be gottln a better break In Iran now tha Premier Mossadegh had bee tossed out of the government Mos sadegh nationalized British o holdings in Iran and refused t agree to what the British though would be fair compensation Stand Trial The broadcast said Znhcdi als lold Ihe news conference that Moi sadegh will have to stand trial bu that lie charges against him hnv not yet been formulated Irans new premier also saL Hossein Falomi the right ham man of ousted Premier Alpham mod Alosimlegli is upparcnlh alive Earlier reports this week line said that Fntemi who was forcigt ninister in the Mossadegh cabinet vas lorn to pieces by a mob It he rioting Wednesday that pu Sahedi in as premier andpaved he wny for return of the Shah Crowds jamming Tehrans Vlehnibnd Airport wept openly us tho 33yenrold fugitive jnly a few days from ns private plane that brought hln from Baghdad capital of neigh boring Iran Tears came to hi eyes loo On Ground Officials in ceremonial top lial n d pinstriped trousers hcmsclves on the ground to kis lis feet Their hats rolled away on theground unnoticed The small twinengined plane piloted by the Shah himself made a perfect landing oti the airstrip it wns escorted by 20 fighters fron he Iraqi Air Force As the plane rolled lo a slop Irans new premier Maj Gen azollah Zahedf stepped quickly iboard as he said to he Iho firsl o greet him in our land The Shah wore a uniform of a marshal in Ihe Iranian Air Force vhich had been flown to Baghdad night There wns nohody along the oute to tho heart of the city to hcer him however Hundreds of oldicrs had struggled since early norning to clear the sixmile route Vcnrly nn hour before the Shahs rrival tanks blocked main cross oads leading to the airport SAME mtani traffin In piit 2t lioiitt U S Claims Victory in U N Struggle UNITED RATIONS N Y UP United States claimed vic lory Saturday in its campaign to exclude India from the Korean pence conference Voting on the issue wns expected to be very close with Britain the Commonwealth countries Russia and her satellites and most of the Western European members opposed to the United States stand Thedeciding votos appeared to lie wilh Ihe 20nation Latin Ameri can bloc still badly split on tho issue Veteran observers predicted an extremely close ballot jincl fig jrwl Indias maximum strength 10 votes in the assembly That would mean Ihht tho United Slates would need 10votes to block a twothirds majority If Lodge proved right it ap peared that the US program would be adopted by the assem bly with no change The assembly would thus recommend invitations lo all 17 countries thnt fought for the UN in the Korean wnr with U S baited bid to Russia to ntlcnd provided tho other side desires it Lobbyists List Their Expenses WASHINGTON Registered lobbyists spent more than two mil ion dollars in connection with their legislative interests during tho irst six months of this year Thai amount was reported by norc than 400 individuals nnd or anizations who registered with Iho lerk of the House nnd filed ex icnse statements under the lobby The they reported hav ng spent on their legislative In crests up to July 1 is slightly less hnn the reported spent y approximately 500 lobbyists dur ig the first six months of 1952 The law contemplates listing ex enditures for such things as public clations office expense wages and salaries gifls overhead trav el food lodging nnd entertainment Expect Korea Vets to Up Enrollment WASHINGTON MVThe number of Korean veterans expected to at tend college this fall under the new GI Bill is more than double tha total on the campuses this spring The Veterans Administration said Saturday it is planning for about 170000 enrollments while at tho end of April about 75000 were enrolled All About T t mrr i m AP Wlrciholo DEATH is the twisted wreckage of a car in which two persons were killed and five injured near Mar cus Saturday the motor vehicle toll for this week stood at 2L fatalities the worst week of the year The Weather Maion City Mostly fair and mild through Sunday Mostly fair not much change in temperature through Sunday Minnesota Not much change ia temperature Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday Maximum go Minimum 53 At 8 am 69 YEAR AGO Maximum 7f Minimum jj ;