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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A L L N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LtX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 28 1953 JJiij Iapcr Consists of Two Seel Ona No U N Extends Solid Support US P Leaders Praise Lower Curving Budget See Step as Clincher for Lower Taxes No Debt Hike WASHINGTON leaders Friday hailec a new downward curving Eisenhower administration budge as a step toward lower taxes and a clincher against raising the federal debt limit now After 2 Year Search FBI Arrests Reds 5 Arrested in Mountain Hideout SAN FRANCISCO fugi tive Communist leaders and three alleged satellites charged with harboring them in a remote moun tain hideout were swept up in a dramatic capture Thursday by FBI agents posing as campers A fourth was picked up Thursday night 100 miles away All were jailed of them in grim Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay Blue Sixteen FBI agents in campers blue jeans caught Robert George Thompson and Sidney Steinberg in a cabin 8000 feet up in the rugged Sierra Nevadas about 200 miles east of San Francisco Their arrest climaxed a relert less twoyear manhunt Thompson one oL the 11 top Communist leaders convicted in violating the Smith Act was rushed to1 Alcatpaz He disap peared two years ago when or dered to report to Federal Court in New York for commitment for a threeyear prison term Steinberg indicted with 21 other second string Reds in 1951 on similar Smith was jailed here on bail He will be arraigned for removal pro ceedings to face trial in New York Protests on Bail Steinberg protested the bail was excessive US CommissionerJo Indict Union Head WASHINGTON federal grand jury here Friday indicted Ben Gold fur workers union president on charges that he lied when he swore in an affidavit to the National Labor Relations Board in August 1950 that he was not a Communist Immediately after the per jury indictment was returned the Justice Department an nounced a warrant had been is tued for Gold a New Yorker and that the government will ask that his bond be set at Gold is head of fhe Internation al For and Leather Workers Union of the United Stater and Canada This union was ousted from the CIO in 1949 on grounds that it had been infiltrated by Communists seph Karesh replied It isnt for a fugitive for such a long time The other three captured in the Sierra hideout were locked up in San Francisco County Jail on 000 bail each The FBI identified them as Carl Edwin Rasi 40 a Minnesota Communist leader Samuel I Coleman 42 of New York described as a veteran Red and leader in the Communist un derground since 1951 and Mrs Shirley Keith Krcmen 21 a re ported leader of leflist activilies in Los Angeles Hours after the first five had been arrested FBf agents picked up Patricia Blau 42 near Stockton Calif and charged her with har boring the fugitives Find Automobile The FBI said an automobile found in the mountain retreat was registered under one of Mrs Blaus six aliases She was described as A Canadianborn Communist or ganizer who was naturalized in New York last year Thompson was one of four top Communists who disappeared in 1951 Another Gus Hall party secre tary was arrested in Mexico City Oct 9 1951 The other two Gil bert Green and Harry Winston arc still at large Loveless of Otlumwa would The new budget scalec down by two billion dollars the estimates of just a few months ago on federal spending the defici and the national debt forthis fisca year ending next June 30 Secretary of the Treasury Hum phrey pleased as punch told z news conference Thursday 1 Barring unexpected changes in the picture it will not be neces sary to call Congress back into special session to raise the fedcra debt ceiling 2 The administration will pro pose a balanced budgcf for the next fiscal year 3 Chances have lessened tha further increases in total revenue will be proposed to reach tha prime goal of the administration But officials are considering al sorts of tax changes including a national sales tax Peak Passed The new budget showed the peak has passed in spending by the mill tary forces This years cash out lays were listed at two billionunder 1ast years rate But foreign aid and atomic energy spending will reach a new crest The figures revamped in the light of congressional appropria lions the end of the Korean Wai arid new administrative surveys Total government spending o this year receipts of leaving a defici of and a national deb at the end of the year 000000 The legal debt limit is 27 billions Those figures compare with a May estimate by Eisenhower tha spending would pass 74 billion and the deficit would pass 5Mi trillion and a July forecast that the deb would wind up two billion higher Below Trumans The budget was billion the spending program outlined by former President Truman in his final budget message to Congress last January It was 2V4 billion be low actual spending in the year ended last June 30 The deficit was six billion less than forecast by Truman and billion less than last year From the standpoint of total cash income and outgo including sbqa security funds and other trust ac counts not counted in the regular budget the deficit was estimate at only onehalf billion dollars That is the figure economists usually choose in measuring the effects of government finances 01 inflation Humphrey said the casl budget actually may be balancec under President Eisenhowers re cent order for still further econo mies Report Loveless Will Run Again DAVENPORT Morning Democrat said Friday Herschel C for for gov an the nounce his candidacy Democratic nomination ernor about Jan 1 The newspaper said the an nouncement was expected to coin cide with the end of Loveless sec ond term as mayor of Otlumwa He does not plan to seek reelec tion to that post Loveless in 1952 defeated Otha D Wearin of Hastings for the Democratic nomination then gave Gov William S Bearclsley a close race SNAPPY SIGN SALT LAKE CITY in a downtown womens wear store here We carry garter belts in all thighzes SAME McDonald 25 bows her head as she goes tocourt for arraignment ona murder chargein the death of the 14yearold sister of her former boy friend She pleaded not guilty and was held without bail Demo Quits in Huff Over Arrangements dispute over plans for the Sept 14 aplate Democratic dinner ended Friday with John JV Kelly the dinner chairman handing his resignation to Stephen A Mitchell the partys national chairman Neither Kelly nor Mitchell would comment immediately on the rift Kelly phoned a bare an nouncement that he had resigned because his ideas conflicted with those of Mitchell Given Word Mitchell said he had given his word to Kelly that he would not disclose the details of the dif ference Mitchell said he has not selected a successor to Kelly The honorary chairman the dinner is Mayor Martin H Kennelly of Chicago A source close to bolh men said he believed the argument con cerned Mitchells insistence that senatorial candidates in next years elections be given the limelight Gillette Toastmaster Mitchell announced shortly be fore Kellys resignation thai Sen Guy Gillelle of Jdwa would serve as loaslmaster of the dinner Selection of Gillette eliminaled such top possibilities as former President Trumanand former Illi nois Gov Adlai Stevenson the 1952 Democratic nominee Mock Combat Near Soviets Saturday UP The United Stales Air Force Friday announced a major combat train ing exercise in the Far East where some American and Russian and 12 abslaining air bases are only two minutes Only Red Bloc in Opposition India Withdraws as Candidate UNITED NATIONS NY Ml The UN General Assembly Frl day gave jin overwhelming en dorsemcnl lo an Americanbacked plan for Ihe Korean peace con ference despite vigorous Russian opposition The plati provides that onl countries who fought under th UN banner should represent th world organization at the parley Vote 435 The vote was 435 with io ab slaining The Soviet bloc cast th negative vole India did not parlici pate India averted a certain defeat bi withdrawing as a possible parlic ipant just before the voting began With United Stales backing Ihe Assembly recommended that Rus sia could take part in the confer ence provided the other side de sires it This means that if Rus sia goes she will have to sit 01 the Communist side with Roc China and North Korea South Korea will sit with th UN delegation Fridays action concluded th work of the special Assembly meeting which opened two week ago to choose TLN representative at the peace conference Veiled Warning Soviet DelegateAndrei Y Visli inskyhowever has given warning that the Communists ma reject the Assemblys decision and try to reopen the whole debal when the Assembly convenes it fall session Sept 15 The Assembly directed United Slaleslo arrange the linn and place conference afte consultalionwith bolh sides Th meeting must be held by Oct 28 under termsof Ihe armistice agree meat Genevaappears to have Ih edge as the most likely site The announcement of India withdrawal was madeby V K Krishna Menon in a surprise movi just after the Assembly opened it morning session The assembly rejected Vishin skys own plan for a 15mitior roundtablc conference by a vole o 5 Soviet bloc in favor 42 agains flying time apart Vishinskys plan would hav given conference seals to th The exercise involves huge B3G United Stales Britain France intercontinental bombers which Russia Red China India Norll have been flown here recently B29 Korea South Korea Burma Superfortresses jet fighters and Egypt Indonesia Mexico Syria reconnaissance planes also are to Poland and Czechoslovakia take part The decision to permil Russia The annoucemenl released here lo sit with Ihe Communisls at the in the name of Gen Nathan F conference was taken by a vote Twining new Air Force chief of of 551 with Argentina abstaining staff cleared away some of Ihe and Nalionalist China costing the mysterysurrounding the arrival of lone no anumber of Itie 10engine B36s India did not participate in the on nonstop flights across the Pavote on any of the major propo cificfromthe United Slates sals it A xr A m r ClolJCCaictlc pholo by SclunMt HOBO DAY AT mam streetFriday was filled with an estimated 15000 persons who came ti take part in the annual Hobo Day celebration Britt has been con vention for the nations hoboes since J900 About 1200 gallons of Mulli gan stew was served at noon on the school house grounds Labor Unrest Grows More Phone Strikes By UNITED PRESS Labor unrest grew Friday as a icw telephone strike was called in he Washington DC area and m angry mob screamed its de fiance at night stickswinging po ico in a violent communications strike in Indiana Meanwhile negotiators tried again to reach a wage agreement jclwccn the nations long distance telephone operators and the Amer ican Telephone Telegraph Co after a handful of operators in thrco Midwest cities staged tem porary walkouts Thursday Other strikes disrupted work in the rubber industry and an atomic installation and walkouts wore threatened in tho maritime and garment industry Awl at St Louis negotiators were stalled over a strike protection clause in attempts to end a week long strike by 53000 employes of Iha Southwestern Belt Telephone Company Tha phone strike in the East began at 4 am CST when pickets appeared in Washington A total more than 14000 Communications Workers oC America CIO members were ordered to walkout at Chesa peake and Potomac Telephone Co exchanges in the capitalsuburban Vtrgirm most of Maryland and parts oC West Virginia A company spokesman said the federal governments huge and vital telephone network would not be affected RADIO SETS DES MOINES AWConlracls to taling lor 200 mobile radio sets were signed Thursday by the Town Executive Council HILL MEETS HOBO pound King of the Hoboes is impressed with the size of Tiny Hill 370pomid nationally known band lender who crowned Benson during coronation ceremonies at the an nual hobo convention at Eritt Friday Benson Is Again Hobo King Thousands See Show at Britt L S Silva Davis l Wins Race for Queen By KEN SCHMIDT Staff Representative Hobo Benson wa crowned King of the Hoboes a special ceremonies here Friday during the annual convention o migratory workers Hoboes o America Tiny Hill Americas biggcs bandleader at 370 pounds place Ihe crown on Bensons head afte the new king had taken the oath o office and wns fitlingly robed I was the fifth coronation for Bcnsor who replaces Scoop Shovel Scolty now in a county home at Marion Silva Davis a Burlington bus ness woman successfully cam paigned for another term as queen She was crowned by Earl Hal GlobeGazette editor who scrvcc as master of ceremonies A huge crowd estimated by a program commiUeeman at 15000 milled about Brills slreets tnkinf n the carnival tho parade and the coronation ceremonies Lead Parade Hill and some of his musicians vho played Thursday night for a dance at the Surf Ballroom led the hourlong parade by blasting oul music from the top of the Britt NewsTribune float Hillis an hon orary member of the hoboes since his profession forced him to travel ome 60000 miles last year Hoboes to appear on the stage luring the coronation were Harry King David Beedison the be vhiskcred gent from Ashland who actively campaigned for lobo Benson and Beefsteak Char ic from Flint Mich Given a special introduction rom the slage was Miss Connie Vcr Hocf of Sheldon Selected at Clear Lake Governors Days as Miss Iowa of 1953 she will rep resent the state in the Miss Amcr ca contest at Atlantic City Miss Ver Hocf who rode on the Jaycec loal in the parade sang for Ihe audience Mulligan Stew Afler the coronation the crowds moved to the schoolhouse grounds vhere 1200 gallons of Mulligan tew was up by Chef Eddie Baker of Portland Ore Into Ihe along with 400 oaves of bread and sundry scason ngs went 500 pounds of beef 900 ounds of potatoes 250 pounds of arrots 100 pounds of cabbage as rcll as turnips parsnips toma oes celery rice and salt Bewildered You rig Wife SOUTH BEND Ind bewildered youugwiro who married another man after her soldier husband was rcporlcd missing in Ko rea said Friday she still cant believe hes free and homeward bound Tho strange Enoch Ardcn story first came lo light after Cpi Ralph W Mcici While Lake S D was freed from a Communist prison camp in Korea His 18yearold wife Avis married Herald Kapsch Mitchell S D last March 3 in Ihe belief that Meier was dead Her marriage with Kapsch did not work and it was annulled July 3 Mrs Meier who is visiting relatives here said she had no hint that her first husband was nlive until nftcr her marriage to Kapsch She said she was not really sure unlit Wednesday nights pris oner list was released Tho first word lgol was in a Chinese Communist propaganda sheet wo got she said Then I didnt know what to think Im slill not sure Manly Soldier Glad His Girl Waited to Marry Him FROM THE WIRE SERVICES FREEDOM VILLAGE Jerome W Einer aton 21 of Manljvla was getting adjusted to a life of free dom Friday following his repatriation from a Communist prispn camp Thursday I never felt any hotter be fore in my life he said wher iie came into the exchange area Emersion was caplurcd Dec 15 1050 while serving vith the US 7th Division He said lie rcccivcc 2 letters from his girl friend in Manly Miss Dorothy Smith am All Captives PANMUNJOM returned U S prisoner said Friday the Communists told his camp they would return all captives Includ ing those convicted of germ warfare other crimes which carried sentences of no repatriation The report came as the Com munists turned back 144 more Americans many of whom told of continuing brutality and tor tura behind closed doors right1 up to the armistice Lh Roy T Byrd Winnetka III said the Chinese commander at his camp lold prisonersa few days ago the Reds would return all prisoners adding that this includes criminals and men con victed of germ warfare ibpcs to marry her whenhe re urns to Iowa Dorothyis working n Mason City I was lucky Eincrslon said Some of the guys had girls who ouldnt wait that long One guy ven had his wife get married while he was there She thought he vas dead Navy Favors Trade Slash WASHINGTON Navy believes tfcat any trading by free world ships with Iron Curtain ountries adds to the overall strength of the Communists it was disclosed Friday The Navys views on EastWest radc spelled out by Secretary Robert B Anderson in a letter to Sen Wayne Morse ap peared lo conflict with the position of the Stale Department His leller dated May 18 was in serted in tlic Congressional Record by Morso Thursday Morse had asked for a slaloment on the sub lect from the Navy About The Weaiher Mason Cify Continued fair and quite warm Saturday mostly fair and hot again Minnesota Partly cloudy vyith tercd showers GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a mFriday Maximum so Minimum BO At 8 a m 72 ;