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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for thd Home ITYGLOBE E HOME EDITION T HE N IW S P A f E R T H A T MAKE S A U L N 0 R T H I 0 W AN S N E I G H B 0 R S VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cenls a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 4 1953 This Paper Consists Two One NO a Big Three Ready for Important Parley Allies Wont Yield on Releasing PWs PANMUNJOM W US envoy Arthur H Dean told the Commu nists Friday that unrepatriatecl war prisoners will be freed Jan 22 unlessa peace conference decides some other course and no human hand mind or debate can change it We are never voting to agree under any circumstances to a change in that date he declared Dean and Communist diplomats huddled for almost three hours on plans for a peace conference while a few miles away 30 more South Korean war prisoners unanimous ly rejected pleas to return home Allied persuaders in three days have talked to 90 South Koreans who choose life under the Commu nists and not one has changed his mind ROK officers whisked through 30 Interviews before noon Friday The UN Command asked to interview 40 prisoners Saturday The repa triation commission said the re quest for an extra 10 was filed too late but there were indications i still would be approved The preliminary peace talks are In recess until Monday Dean isked that a Saturday session be called off because he will be in Seoul for conferences with South Koreas President Syngman Rhee He refused to divulge the sub ect of the talks and would not omment on rumored differences jetween the UN Command and he South Korean government over plans for a peace conference to Run for Atty General DES MOINES UP Asst Atty Gen Henry W 55 Fri day announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for at torney general in the 1954 primary election Wormley has been an assistant attorney general assigned to the Iowa Tax Commission for eight years Prior to that time he served in the IowaHouse in the legislative sessions of 1943 ant 1945 Atty Gen Leo A Hoegh has said he would not be a candidate for the office in 1954 AP Wirephoto THE TEARS WERE NOT ON P Man ring of New weeps on the witness stand be fore senators investigating Red atrocities Manring broke down as he described the infamous Hill 303 massacre in on ExState Dept Worker indicted US Vessel Tells Firing by Egyptians CAIRO Embassy announced Friday that an American freighter had report ed EgyptianshQreiLbatteriesJvfked on her as she tried to deliver 9600 tons of wheat to Jordan for Arab refugees from Palestine The embassy identified the ship as the 7255ton Albion owned by tthe New York shipping firm of Drytrans Inc Lloyds Register lists her home port as Wilmington Del East of Egypt The attack reportedly occurred Thursdayin the Gulf of Aqaba east Egypts Sinai peninsula The Albion was bound for the Jor dan port of Aqabaat the head of the gulf The ships first report made no mention of casualties or damage to the vessel It appeared likely that the Egyp tian gunners had believed the ship was destined for Elath an Israeli port also at the head of the gulf to which considerable traffic is routed to circumvent Arab Egypts han on Israelbound shipping pass ing through the Suez Canal The Albion reported she had made urgent representations to the Egyptian government arid that President Mohammed Naguibs re gime had given assurances that action would be taken to facilitate the ships passage through Aqaba Gulf Ceremonial Welcome At Aqaba meanwhile a cere monial welcome was being pre pared for the Albion andits load of American gift wheat A dispatch from Amman the Jordancapital said U S Ambassador Lester Mallroy accompanied by embassy Point Four and Jordan officials woud fly to the port Saturday for the unloading Nothing apparently had been heard in Amman of the firing The dispatch from there said the ship Says He Lied in Denial of Any Red Ties Seek Unity to Red Threat Talks Open in Bermuda Setting TUCKERS TOWN Bermuda UP Eisenhower arrived in Bermuda Friday for the start of a historymaking Big con ference with Prime Minister Churchill and French Premier Lan iel Waiting to greet Eisenhower as he stepped from the presidential plane were Churchill and Laniel together with British Foreign Sec retary Anthony Eden and French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault A crowd of about 2000 was on hand to welcome Eisenhower Also present was a colorful honor guard made up of Royal Welsh Fusil ieres Bermuda militia and US airmen Eisenhower stepped off the plane promptly at am and was greeted by Bermuda Gov Sir Alex ander JHood and Mrst Hood fol lowed ty the commanders of the military units drawn up to receive him Greeted by Churchill The President then walked a few steps and was met by Churchill vho gave him a hearty handshake The crowd of Bermudians and Big Three conference officials cheered In the presidential party were Secretary of State Dulles and Lewis Strauss chairman of the U S Atomic Energy Commission Strauss was added to the party at the last minute Friday morning The flight from Washington took 3 hours and 10 minutes Dulles British Foreign Secretary Eden and French Minister WASHINGTON R Lor Bouncing Baby Few babies make the kind of resounding entrance into that the son of Mr and Mrs Rolland OGara did in Min neapolis The infant was born at almost the exact moment the car carrying its parents to the hos pital collided with another auto at an intersection The father in picture above shivers under a blanket while the mother at left is lifted onto a cot by at tending ambulance crews A traf fic jam was created by the acci dent win a forme State Departmen official indicted by a federal grand ury Friday on charges that he falsely denied Communist party membershipdunng a loyalty hear ing in December 1950 The indictment returned under the false statements statute ac cused Lorwin of falsely stating under oath at the loyalty hearing that 1 He never was a Communist party member 2 He never carried a Communist Paity card 3 He never held Communist meetings in his home The indictment charges that Lor vih made false statements to a State Department loyalty board All government departments set up uch boards for a general check on he loyalty of employes under an rder from former President Tru AP Wirephoto MCCARTHY INSPECTS RUSSIAN GUN Joseph McCarthy takes a look at a45 caliber Russian copy of a US sub machine gun This and other Red firearms were displayed at a Senate hearing of Korean atrocities McCarthy Plans Personal Chat With Ike Following Big 3 Meeting in Bermuda man was reported weather delayed by bad was report ed Friday to be planning a personal chat with President Eisenhower soon after the Presidentreturnsfrom the Big Three talks in Bermuda This report came from a person ina position to know McCarthy declined to be quoted1 on the subjectand the White House press off it hadnt heard anything about such a meeting McCarthy disclaimed any inten tion Thursday to challenge Eisen leadership of the Republi can party but he reserved the right On The Page Mohawks Junior College in Friday Night Games 9 John Vance Heads Mason City Chamber of Commerce IT Voti Dec 14 on Proposed Belmond School District 5 SAME DATEU52523 900 Messages WASHINGTON ttiThe White House said Friday approximate ly 900 telegrams had been re ceived in response to the public appeal from Sen McCarthy that citizens let President Eisenhower know how they feel about the sen ators criticism of allies who trade with Red China The messages had not been broken down as to favorable and unfavorable to the administration when Ithinkit is making mis takes This was a reply to statements earlier in the week by the Presi dentand Secretary of State Dulles rejecting McCarthys demands for drastic revision of foreign policy Wont Reveal Findings Home ANACORTES gorilla whos antics have cost him his happy iipmeis heading for the zoo Mrs Ray Lowman broke inU ears Thursday as she reportei Bobossale to theSeattle Park DC partmentfor Describing herself as almos heartbroken the womanwho has cared for theape for most of his i years added We Just have to get rid of him and thefirst thing were going to do is renovate our whole house We havent any chinaware left There isnt a floor lamp in the house either And just yesterday hejumped up on the dining room table andbrokeUhat too A State Department spokesman declined to say when asked by re porters what finding the depart ment board had made as to Lor vin Under Trumans order there vas a high degree of secrecy about such hearings The spokesman said Lorwin re signed from the department June 17 but that he could not say whether the resignation was volun ary or requested He said Lorwin was suspended Feb 5 1951butwasreturnedto At Chicago U CHICAGO A spokesman for the University of Chicago said Fridaythat Vat R Lorwin has been a member of the Univer sitysstaff since Sept 15 this year as an assistant professor of social sciences and industrial re lations his State1 Department duties in April of 1952 only to resign two months later The office of Sen McCarthy R Wisji said Lorwiri was Case No 54 among81 individual cases th senator cited to the Senatein a speech Feb 20 1950 on his charge of Communist infiltration of th StateDepartment at 3 p m to get the formal talks under way with their chiefs gath ering around the table immediately afterward The whole group was o dine Fri day night with Gov Sir Alexander Hood at Government House Somber Questions The colorful reception cere monies contrasted sharply with the somber questions facing the con ference Churchill earlier had been be lieved eager to press his pet scheme for a quick meeting with Russian Premier Georgt Malen kov By Friday however it seemed bvious that the American desire give priority to pressuring the rench for ratification of the Euro can army treatynow dominates Laniel who arrived Thursday t it be known through aides that e is as eager as Eisenhower tackle this problem in the hopes fgaining from Britain and the nited States assurances of pro ection from the rearmed German nits which the projected interna onal army would include The exact form of the promises he French want was not made ublic Reliable reports earlier this said Eisenhower was pre ared to offer France his strongest ersonal assurance ttiat the United itateswould maintain the combat ffectiveness of its forces in Europe if not the total number of American troops there JUST MELTED AWAY RENO Ncy Snowball serving a 90clay term for vagran cy was sent out on a work gang and just melted away i Few Actual Names In the name few actual names and the Con gressional Record of that dat showshis case No 54 mentione only this individual McCarthytold the Senate lhe this individual has been connec ed with R number of Communis front organizations and was activ in attempting secure the issu ance of a nonimmigration visa I a French Communist leader Th individual is presently employed i the Slate Department Wirephoto HERES THE BABY h e OGara baby isnt aware of all the excitement caused birth Like his mother he camt out of the ordeal without injury Representative Denies Commie Membership SAN FRANCISCO House UnAmerican Activities Jommittee witness that he saw Rep Rob ert L Condon DCalif at a closed Communist meeting in 1948 in lie which he and other A J Adjournment Near for UN Troops on Continent British sources pointed tpi re peated statements byEden to1 the louse of Commons outlining Brit ainsintention to keep her troops on the continent Bidault and Eden had a hush hush twohour meeting Thursday light it was reliably Intoxication Possible in Divers Death MIAMI and gogglers speculated Friday tha a fantastic intoxication may have killed a daredevil diver in a record Atlantic plunge but hi mother said he I just wanted t go too deep The Coast Guard announcec it assumed amateur diver Hop Root 52yearold Ft Worth Tex attorney had drowned in hi plunge of at least 400 feet into th Gulf stream Thursday and gav up a helicopter search for hi body Diving experts believed R o o may have organic a tack or may even have succumbe to a strange malady dubbed b the gogglers as the rapture o the deep as he unofficially brok the record of 396 feet set by Mau rice Fargues Fargues came t the top dead reported they discussed a new oint approach to Italy and Yugo slavia on the question of disputed TriesteNo details were announced nit it was understood they outlined an appeal for both nations to modi fy their territorial claims The French also let it be known they intend to tell Eisenhower and Churchill that Britain and the United States must approve the union with the French economic Explains 1948 Meeting affair which he and other Democrats attended in hehalf of Democratic Party ife also denied he was a Communist Condon who was barred for se curity reasons from witnessing a Nevada atomic test last May as his loyalty and affection or my country and condemned the committee for drumming up these fantastic witnesses Seen at Meeting Charles David Blodgett an ad mitted exCommunist told the com mittee here he saw Condon at a closed emergency meeting of tommunist party members at Oakland Calif in March or April 1948 The witness testified he did not know whether Condon was a party member but he had never seen a nonCommunist at such a meeting Condon At the time was a candi date for the Legislature He won and last year was elected to Con gress Trade Union Condon said he had thought the Oakland meeting was a trade union affair which he and other Dem ocrats attended in behalf of party candidates Condon added I wiu put my loyalty and affection for my country and my people againsl any of the members of the staff of this UnAmerican Activities Committee who have drummed up these fantastic witnesses From Newt Orleans where he is participating1 in hearings of House committee Condon told a San Francisco Chronicle reporter on the telephone I am not and never have been or ever will be a member of the Communist party UNITED NATIONS N Y UP United Nations General embly moved rapidly toward ournment Friday as its Political Committee debated evacuation of hinese Nationalist troops from lurma The presence of Chinese Nation list squatters on Burmese soil ave Vice President Richard M Ixon his biggest diplomatic head che on his recent visit to Ran oon on his roundtheworld tour Burmese officials feel that the ihited States is responsible for the hinese being on their soil because he United States recognizes Gen ralissimo Chiang Kaisheks gov rnment on Formosa Nixon assured the Burmese how ver that every step will be taken o evacuate the Chinese remnants f the forces which were defeated y the Communist Chinese The Generalc Assemblys Politi al Committee was expected to dis pose of the Nationalist ChinaBur ma dispute in one days sitting and hen turn to the last item on tha Planes Engine Trouble Foils Trip to America Saar Basin The French say they will not ratify the EDC Pact with out prior agreement on the Saar This coalsteel area now autono mous but closely tied economically to France is also claimed by Ger many Future of Korea While the principals discuss these and such other problems as Indo china the future of Korea rela tions with Red Chinaand Russias intentions technicians are ex pected to draft a note to Moscow replying to Russias acceptance on a proposal for a Big Four foreign ministers meeting early next year SHANNON IT eland UP Troublein an airliners engine Frii day smashed the hopes of a 20 yearold US Air Forcerecruit who tried to stretch his first overnight pass in Europe into a flying trip home Airman 2ndClass DonaldKarr Decatur III stowed away aboard a Pan American Airways Strato cruiser enroute from London to New York He was not discovered until the big plane reached here and air line officials and immigration au thorities agreed to let him con tinue onhis way But one of the airliners four en gines failed ori the flight from here to Gander Nfld and to turn back When the Stratocruis cr landed here a second time au back to at Wes thorities reversed their earlier de cision and heldKarr pendingword from theAir Force He probably will be put aboar the first plane headed ward the US airbase Drayton England where he ha been stationed since Wednesday A spokesman at headquarters outside London sail Karr arrived in only las week He started on his tray el Thursday after getting a pass au thbrizing him to be absent from the base until am Friday The young airman was in th a i rp o r t administration buildin here at that hour which automatic ally made him AWOL The Ai Force spokesman said he would re ceive only token i he returns to base without About The Weather Mason City Diminishing winds Fri day night Mostly cloudy and cold Saturday with light snow owa Saturday increasing cloudi ness with rain or snow Minnesota Saturday mostly cloudy with snow GlobeGazette weather data lip o 8a mi Friday Maximum 49 Minimum 30 At 8 a m 30 Precipitation 77 ;