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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 7, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lor Home DIM GITV GLOBEGAZETTE UT H E N E W S P A P I R T H A T M A K I S A L L N 0 R T H 1 O W A N S N E TG H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 7 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One pnB Mans Opihibn A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Wanted A True Safety Evangelist ft month or so ago I closed one of my Commentaries on this note greatest need of the safety cause in America today is a dy namic evangelism which will make our behavior as a motorist or pedestrian match the highest and best standards of our head and heart In this visit with you I should like to go on from there I should like to develop the thesis stated at that time and perhaps add a few related observations Over a considerable part of my quarter of a century in the organ Meeting Draws to Close Reds Charge Criminal Policy U N Envoy Skips Peace Parley PANMUNJOM chief US delegate Mondays unexpectedly negotiations skipped with the Reds on a Korean peace confer enc6 and instead met with South Korean President Syngman Rhee at Seoul possibly to talk over the dragging talks AsAmbassador Arthur H Dean talked with Rhee aide Kenneth Young sat in for him at Panmun jom in a meeting he termed a move forward Young said all points of the ne gotiations were discussed by both sides but gave no indication of any ized safety movement I supposed more knowledge to bethe key with which to solve the safety problem in this I was thinking pri marily bf our slaughter on streets and highways My reasoning was that if people could but know how to live safely they would more or less auto matically as rational beings do just that In short I regarded the human animal as being primarily controlled by impacts mind We Must Be Converted With each passing year how ever my thinking on this subject underwent a bit of change Today thje evolution has progressed to this point I no longer think the acquisition of more knowledge is the most im portant thing in safety Whats ever so much more vital is that people you and in duced to MAKE USE OF THE KNOWLEDGE ALREADY POS SESSED Its my firm shared by no less an authority on the safety subject than born president of the National Safety way to prevent accidents is about as well known and as amply authenticated as is the way to preventasmallpox or any of the other communicable diseases The task confronting America its much easier stated than carried to our citizens of all ages a BURN ING DESIRE TO LIVE SAFELY A willingness must be developed to put into effect that which we either already know or could easily find out about safety Its Applied Christianity A way must be found to convert people to the idea that giving rec ognition to the rules of safety is an indispensable element of good citizenship A way must be found to drive home the idea that observ ing those rules in everyday life is a cardinal tenet of the Christian ethic which keeps reminding us I am my brothers keeper And this I insist is an assign ment for an evangelist Would that we could summon to the task other Apostle Paul another John the Baptist another Martin Luther another John maybe even another Sunday I may be allwrong butit seems to me that weve now gone just about as far as we can with a safety appeal which is addressed mainly if not solely to the mind The ap peal from this point on if were to get anywhere must be directed to the heart and the soul andlhe spirit of man What Im really suggesting here is that the motivating force back of the safety program be lifted a higher level given a loftier key note if you please Man does not live by bread alone Scare Isnt Enough While Imnot averseto using the And Sudden Death approach in my safety evangelism I am per suaded that the scare psychology cannot and should not be the prin cipal arrow m our quiver Let it be used where it alone will work just as its permissible to apply pressure to the pocketbook tobring seme folks around to safety But lets lay our founda tions on something more substan concrete progress Before Dean met with Rhee he talked with Ellis 0 Briggs US on what business ambassador to Korea Young termed urgent Young declined toreveal the sub ject of discussion Dean represents 16 United Na tions and South Korea in the ef forts to set up a peace conference South Korea has been outspoken in its ideas on such a conference occasionally differing with Deans line of negotiation In other developments 1 Thirty moreSouth Korean war prisoners refused to return home 2 The head of the tions Repatriation making a total of 160 who have snubbed interviews with South Ko rean officersNot one South Ko rean has returned in the five days of explanations Neutral Na Commissiou said the Communists and the UN Command should decide what to do with POWs who refuse to go home if the peace conferences does not meet soon Meantime Red China Monday night called on the United Nations to repudiate what it termed criminal American policy in Ko rea that it said has led to the present critical situation In a caustic freeswinging at tack Foreign Minister Chbu En lai charged the United States with Korean forcibly and to attempts to wreck the armistice agreement to retain prisoners of war obstruct the peaceful settlement of the Korean question for the pur pose of maintaining international tension Chous charges came in a mes sage to the UN General Assem bly in New York which was broad cast by the Red Peiping Radio In Case of Depression Labor Secretary Tells of Boosts for Economy WASHINGTON U Secretary of P Mitchell pledged Monday that the administration will be ready to step in with public works and other to help maintain high employment if the nations economy alters Mitchell addressed a con ference of the CIO United Auto Workers Union called to study plans for combating growing job essness in autoand other indus v c i u f k o S AP Wirephplo PZECHS SHOWMETHODOF ESCAPErThe Czech Jam ily shown in the picture below pose after fleeing their homeland in a Gf dotsquare apartmentbuilt inside lumber loaded on an open freight car In the top picture they show the manner in which they climbedfrom the car after evading Communist police A daughter of the family lives with herAmerican husband in Adel la Robbers Shoot Then Steal From Iowa Man lOCHEYEDAN Iowa UP Authorities searched Monday for two men who shot Charles Strayer 77 Ocheyedan insurance man and robbed him of in govern ment bonds and about in cash at his home Sunday night Strayer who was treated for a bullet wound after a grazed his head said the in on him and his wifeas they sat playing dominoes inthe kitch en He wounded seriously He said oneol the two men said This is a hpldup Charley Then one of the menshot Strayer The bandits bundled Strayer into a closet and forced his wifetdopen a dining room safe which con tamed the bonds Sheriff Huisman said the exact amount of the loss has not been determined but he said the bonds were not negotiable Huisman said he hadnt found out why the man sept inithe house Mrs1 Strayer told authoritiesthe Dandits also took several hundred dollars in and cash from he safe and about Strayer bad in his billfold then forced Mrs Strayer into the closet and fled Huismansaidthe men apparent ly ripped out telephone wires lead ing to the house before leaving Rich Widow Refuses to Wed Dempsey NEW Estelle Auguste who Sunday night can celled plans to marry former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey left Monday by plane for West Palm Beach I understam ie better this way it easier to an engagemen hail geta The widow ap Deared in good spirits as she joarded the plane i She announced Sun day Anight with a statement that oil arid watersimply wont mix Were just she saidj three days after she had an nounced she would marry the for merboxer Dempsey had stalked out of Mrs Augustes apartment in the Wal dorfAstoria Hotel a few mjnutes jefore she announced the engage ment was broken Mrs at 42 is 16 years jounger than interviewed at her hotel apartment by telephone early Monday I dont think there is any chance of a both so different shesaid Askedhow she reached her de cision that an oilandwater situa tion existed she I always knew it but I didnt think it would make such a vast difference until our engagement was announced ries BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST U HOURS PASTOR STRICKEN NEW Rev Theo L Fritschel pastor of the St Pauls Lutheran Church here suffered a heart attack while attending a Ladies Aid Society meeting at St Johns Churchin Boyd He was taken to his home here and later to the hospital Mr Fritschel has been pastor here more than 15 years tial than fear For a further commentary oh More Messages Continue to Arrive on Red Trade Issue this general proposition we have only to turn to the subject of peace and war Even though we KNOW BEYOND THE SHADOW OF DOUBT that another war would be catastrophic to bur civilization the preparations for a neoct war con tinue to move feverishly ahead v On a war correspondencemis sionadecade saw and heard and felt the buzzbombs falling about me on London I heard and didnt seebecause they move faster than V2 rocket bombs And I inspected a platformin Normandy from which 100ton projectiles with 25ton war heads were about to be launched CONTINUED ON PACE 2 WASHINGTON ft The White House said shortly before noon Monday that 17629i telegrams and an uncounted volumeofmailhad come in as a result of the appeal of Sen McCarthy RWis that the public ask President Eisenhower to halt US aid to free world na tions which trade with Red China Assistant White House Press Secretary Murray Snyder said he understood Western Union has a backlog of telegrams possibly to talling 1700 or more Snyder toldrepprters the v tele grams havei come in it has been impossible to break them down into those which favor Mc Carthys China trade demand and those who support the Presidents stand Meanwhile Republican Congres sional discreet silence ih the Eisenhower Mc Carthy controversy In a nationwide television pearance last Thursday McCarthy arged that all US aid be cut off tonationsAyhich continue to trade long as a single American fighting man remains in Red custody And he called onall those who agree with him to wire or write the White House Some of McCarthysmost influ ential GOP colleagues obviously agree with the Wisconsin sena tors stand But atthe sameitime they didnt wantto be linked with McCarthys public challenge to the position taken by Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles that this nation has no right to dictate trade policies to countries it helps The position that this countrys allies are not shipping Red China an strategic materials and that sue trade as is being conducted wit Jhina is on the whole to the ad vantage of the West Mondaystotal of 17629 tele grams represents an increase o 9783 over the figure of 7846 tele gram s which the White House an nounced it had received up to 1 am Saturday V f McCarthy had challenged the ac curacy of the White Saturday saying his information was that 8500 telegrams had been received by the White House u to that time arid that another or more were awaiting delivery by Western Union Snyder said Monday that tele grams have been coming in at th average rate 275 an hour isenhower administration is developing plans to help keep the economy growing steadily he said and the prospects for con tinued prosperity in 1954 appeajr good although there might be some weak spots The present fronv la peaks still leaves us on i a very fhigh plateauj he fsaid It leaves sound economic s is ted td thejuse bfr every useful measure public and private to Assails GOP WASHINGTON UP CIO President Walter P Reuther Sun day assailed administration of ficials who beHeye a little of depression is a desirable thing Tfiats like a little bit of preg wont stop there Reuther said This is the aftir ude that can make a bis de pression out of a little He urged the administration to take vigorous action to head unemployment Reuther made the statements in an opening address to the United Auto Workers CIO two day conference on full employ ment About 1000 delegates came to Washington to discuss means of halting the rising un employment in the auto industry and farm implement industry pster economic stability and ris ng living standards In emer gency plans Mitchell said the ad ministration will propose to Con gress next 1 improvements n the amount and duration of ben efits in the unemployment insur ance system These now are fixed by state laws but are financed by ederal taxes Mitchell did not spe cify what changes Congress might e asked to make 2 Action to improve the cover age and the minimum wage rate provided under the fair labpr standardsact Mitchell previously las said he will urge increasesin joth the present 75centsi anhour minimum wage rate and the cover age of workers under the law Rep Richard Boiling DMo old the auto union group that he expects progressive legislation will have some chance of success n the coming Congress because of Democratic election victories this fall Boiling was critical of the Eisen hower administration for what he said was too little advance plan ning for combatting economic downturns AP Wirephoto SEARGHFOR TORKAJOO VICTIMS Rescue workers probe through tHejwreckage of a store in Vicksburg Miss searcMng for to be trapped when a tor nado leveled thebuilding Twenty eight persons are knowndead and more than 200 injured On The Quiet Services Mark Dec 7 at Pearl Harbor 2 High Court Arguments on School Segregation 2 St Josephs Wins two Basketball Games 17 Algeria School Area Votes or Reorganization 13 i1 Wirieplioto Richard Frain Nayy reserve is shown floating in his rubber raft just before another plane crew rescuedhim from the icy water of Lake Ontario Frainier had bailed out of his burning F8F Bearcat over the lake Reds Attack in Indochina HANOI Indochina UP More han 2000 screaming Communist rebels attacked a Red River delta outpost insuicide waves and al most wiped but the garrison be fore a French armored column crashed through jungle thickets to savethesurvivors it was learned Monday The RedViet Minh forces weni through withering machine gun fire and butchered loyal defenders of the Gia Loc garrison with bayo netsand knives Authoritative sources said the suicide attack took place Saturday night only three days after the French invited rebel leader Ho Ch Minh to propose terms to end the 7yearold war rAll About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Tuesday High 38 to 40 Iowa A little colder Tuesday Minnesota Partly cloudy through Tuesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 33 Minimum 28 At 8 am 30 Searching for More Victims of Big Tornado At Die in Vicksburg VICKSBURG Miss workers in tornadobattered Vicks resumed Mondaythe search or more victims of the death fun nel which killed at least 28 persons Dawn brought the noise of steam hovels bulldozers and shovels af er a heatless shivering night for he 28000 residents Seventy to 75 of the 230 in ured were crowded into Vicks burgs four main hospitals They were warmed by blankets and electric heaters from the citys homes Damage Civil defense and military lead ers estimated the damage at 25 million President Eisenhower Sunday night declared the historic old city a disaster area authorizing emer ency funds to help rebuild 12 clocks of stores homes and ware houses violently leveled Saturday night Monday torn Christmas decora ions dangled from lamp posts One fifth of the city was without electricity There was no natural only heating and cooking fuel for most homes The broken as main was repaired late Sun day but city officials feared to urn it onbecause someone might lave left a gas jet open Meanwhile grocery stores do Ike Plans Challenge to Soviets France Pledges Defense Action TUCKERS TOWN Bermuda a informants said Monday Foreign Minister Georges Bidault served notice on President Eisen lower and Prime Minister Church ill that France soon will put up new proposals designed to strength en the Atlantic Pact and redefina its links with the European De fence Community project He reportedly warned in tha course of the vital EDC discussion against accepting the idea that German troops can ever adequate ly replace BritishAmerican forces on the continent of Europe as a bulwark against Communism His Answer It was his answer in part to a firm BritishAmerican bid to win from France assurance that she work forquick ratification of the EDC project which provides for limited German rearmament within the framework of a six nation European army Eisenhower and Churchill are said to have expressed under standing and sympathy for French desire for assurances that British and American troop strength would be maintained Meantime Eisenhower flies direct to New York Tuesday todeliver a dramatic newWestern challenge nated bread to make sandwiches Garages and gas stations loaned fucks and wreckers Volunteers from many Mississippi towns headed forthe located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River Cleared Away Debris in the streets was cleared away quicklyarid rescue workers began digging out the dead The twister roared outof the west cut through the heart ofthe city and then faded out Ten youngsters between the ages of 2 and 10 were among the dead Five were at the Saehger Theater when the black funnel struck col lapsing the walls and toppling the roof aplan of atomic controlfor a worldvperiled by the hydrogen bomb threat With the backing of Britains Prime Minister Three a major address tothei UnitecLNa tions General pected to suggest aiireslfapproach to the knotty international atomic problem twhich has been caught in the vise of a dead lock for seven years Announced Subject The announced subject for speech is Perils That Confront the World in This Atomic Age Major radio and television net works in the United States mads plans to carrythe It is scheduled for 3 p m CST The sudden announcement Sun day night that Eisenhower would address the UN caused a sensa tion dominating the closing rounds of his meetings here with and French Premier Joseph La niel t Thedevelopment overshadowed the shift of the talks to Far Eastern problems including Frances war in Indochina and negotiations for a Koreanpeace conference and continuing British American efforts to press the French for early approval of the rearmament of West Germany The Big Three talks were due to close late Monday afternoon or Monday night with a communique summing up the meetings it The ailing Laniel still confined to bed with a lung infection also will fly home Tuesday if he is able WiH Take Off Churchill will take off for London late Wednesday Eisenhower and Churchill along with US Secretary of State Dulles British Foreign Secretary Eden and French Foreign Minister Bidault at their sessions Sunday completed the drafting of a note to Russia reportedly agreeing to a Big Four foreign ministers meet ing in Berlin possibly in early January The draft of the note was sent immediately to German Chancellor Konrad Aden auer approved it Monday Mother Wants to SeeRedSon WASHINGTON UP moth er of an American GI who refused repatriation in Korea was uled to arrive here Monday to plead personally with government officials and congressmen for per mission to see her son y The irnother Mrs Pqrtia Howe bf Alden Minn will attempt to per suade relax the Defense Department i rule that bars from Korea relatives of American pris oners of war who decided tostay with the Communists ;