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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N E W S P A P E R T H A T M A K E S A L L N 0 R T H IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY STORES Open Friday and Saturday Nights December 1112 Until 9 Oclock VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 10 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One No 51 GlobeGazette photo EXAMINE NEW ONION men attending the 40th annual conven tion of the Iowa State Vegetable Growers Association meeting in Mason City Thursday and Friday look over a new variety of onions displayed in the Hotel Hanford lobhy Left to right are D F Franklin University of Idaho Boise one of the speakers C L Fitch Ames secretarytreasurer Orville Thoreson Swea City president and Dr Clin ton E Peterson Iowa State College Ames another convention speaker Registration be gan Thursday morning and Fitch stated that before the convention is over about 100 would come to Mason City See story on page 25 No Peace Candidate Reds Interrupt Nobel Ceremony for Marshall OSLO Norway demonstrators shouting This is nopeace candidate Thursday interrupted the for mal ceremonies awarding the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize to Gen George C Marshall A stunned audience at the Oslo University Festival Hall watched as the demonstrators showered antiMarshall leaf ets upon them The audience had come to vitnessHhe presentation to Mar hall in recognition of the 17 billion ollar postwar European aid plan vhich bore his name A group of about 20 young Com munists who sneaked intothe gal lowan Named to Commission Iowa WASHINGTON W1 President Eisenhower Thursday removed two Democratic members and appoint edah allRepublican War Claims Commission to consider claims of bxJa pan in One Whitney Gillillahd former GOP chairman The White House announced the President had ousted Mrs Geor gia L Lusk and Myron Wiener from the commission effective Fridaybecause they refused to resign when requested Along with Gillilland a Glenwood Iowa attorney the President named Mrs Pearl C Pace 01 Burkesville Ky and Raymonc T Armbruster of Yonkers N Y as new members will fill a vacany caused by the recent death of Dan iel F Cleary ery despite a check at the en rance shouted in unison This is no peace candidate Marshall go ome The leaflets were headed vith the words We Protest Police rushed to the galleries and About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with oc casional light snow flurries late Thursday night or Friday Iowa Friday cloudy with rain o snow spreading over south Minnesota Friday mostly cloudy Not quite so cold GlobeGazette weather data up t t am Thursday Maximum 22 Minimum 14 At 8am 17 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 36 24 2000 1800 Despite First Reaction White House Still Hopeful oh Plan WASHINGTON White House said Thursday the United States stillis very Soviet leaders will ognize President Eisenhowers international atomic pool pro posal for what it serious and feasible first step to ward atomic peace James C Hagerty presidential press secretary made the Say Former Red Clerk to Testify OTTAWA Gouzenko has agreed to a secret meeting with representatives of the United States Internal Security Subcommittee the Canadian Press r e p o r t e Thursday Code Clerk Gouzenko is the former rREYIOTJSLY REPORTED 19980 code clerk in the Russian Embassy here whoturned himself over to Cana dian authorities in 1945 with a mass of evidence which broke open a spy ring with ramifications in Can ada the United States and Britain Since thenhe has been living un der the protection of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canada approved Gouzenkos meeting with the U S Senate Sub committee headed by Sen Jenner RInd withthe provision that the session be held under Canadian auspices and that this country have the power of veto over what in formation would be made public as a result of the questioning Valuable Information Gouzenko has been quoted in var ious interviews as saying that he had valuable information for the U S investigators and alternate ly that he had no new information to offer It was not known when the ques tioning willtake place be held In Ottawa but this is not defi t A I f in reply to requests or comment on Moscows ad verse reaction to Eisenhowers plan Radib Moscow accused the Presi dent Wednesday night of threaten ing atomic war Atomic Pool The proposal by Eisenhower called for the creation of an inter national pool of atomic materials and knowhow for peaceful pur poses Hagerty read this statement to newsmen Wedo not believe that immedi ate reaction to President 3isen lowers atomic proposal necessar ily represents the considered de cision of the Soviet government After all the President always recognized that his suggestion would require thoughtful study Therefore any 24hour reaction by Soviet officials or by Soviet propaganda media cannot be ac Delegates Go Home UNITED NATIONS NY Delegates headed home Thurs dayfrom the eighth UN Gen eral Assembly hopeful that President Eisenhowers call for an atomic power pool might lead to peace but apprehensive over the chill blast it brought from Moscow As the Assembly recessed Wednesday night many dele gates admitted privately that the hopes Eisenhowers speech had inspired were dashed by the Mos cow Radio charge that the Pres idents address threatened atomic war Delegates also felt pretty cer AP Wirephcto AMMO TRUCK AFTER BLAST This was all that was left ot an ammunition truck which exploded aftei it sideswiped with another tiuck seen in the backgiouncl near Malvein la Wednesday night Fiagments of 105 MM aitilleiy shells aie scatteied in the foreground A moment after AP photogiapher Laiiy Stoddaid took this picture a shell exploded in the stillburning wreckage Stoddard only person within several dred feet at the time was unhurt Heroism Saves Driver in Ammunition Truck Blast MALVERN Iowa ammunition truck which burned after sideswiping with an be backin ses sion quickly overpowered the demon strators Theinterruption eames as Gun nar Jahn president of the Nor vegian Nobel Committee started o read the official citation scroll gold medal and in prize money were also awarded to Mar shall French Ambassador Louis de VIonicault was present to accept he 1952 peace prize on behalf of Dr Albert Schweitzer famed Afri can jungle doctor humanitarian jhilosopher and musical authority Marshall who will be 73 on Dec 31 was the 12th American to win he Peace Prize first given in 1901 Norways 81yearold King Haakon VII headed the glittering audience which packed 0 s 1 o Universitys Festival Hall to applaud as the sol dierstatesman mounted the ros trum The presentation was made by Gunnar Jahn president of the No bel Committee named by the Nor wegian Parliament to make the award Just before Carl Joachim Ham bro who often has represented Norway in the League ofNations and the United Nations explained the prize was not given to Mar shall for all he accomplished dur ing the war Business Club J B Pete Couror Charles Keith an UtT 100 Idle Hour Birthday Club Garner Tenth District Iowa Association of Registered Nurses 3000 Moreen Annr Jo 300 DoALot Club 300 UOL Club BOO Jewish Council of Mason City SiOO Helen L Nelson JOO HEO Club 300 Grace Evangelical UB Ladies Aid 500 Veleda Study Club 550 THE DAYS TOTAL AMOUNT TO DATE 28030 SAFE AT HOME NEW BRITAIN Conn Mrs Teresa Jewett calledpolice to report that her 18monthold daugh ter Kathy had been missing for more than two hours She was found sleeping in a chair at home niter1 HymnSinging Miner Kills Three of Five Children K STEUBENVILLE Ohio U A jobless hymnsinging miner killed three of his five little children Wednesday with a crowbar and his feet and critically injured the other two God told me to kill the children to save them from the tortures and torment of the devil Frank Holt 34 was quoted as telling Jef ferson County Prosecutor Bernard T McCann Wednesday night Holt was walking around his front yard humming a hymn when Deputy Sheriff Russell Wil sac arrived at the home 17 miles northwest of here in the village pi The deputy said Holt kept humming hymns and seemed calm during a halfhour auto ride to jail Three of Holts small sons were tend when Wilsac got there Tracy 1 Sidney 2 and Sanford The other two i and Doren unconscious at Ohio Valley Hospital Thursday heir skulls fractured Hospital at enclants said they doubted the youngsters would make it Wilsac said Holt had beaten the childrens heads with a 30inch crowbar and then stomped oh them In another room of the hospital where two of her children were clinging to life was Holts wife Beatrice 32 She was recovering fronv the shock of returning to her home after a few minutes at a neighbors and finding three of the children lying on the dining room floor and the other two in the kitchen Holt darkhnired and of small wiry build told McCann he tricked his wife into leaving their house by telling her he wanted to go to a church service Wednesdaynight CAMPAIGN GOAL 250000 SUJl STILL NEEDED IVM9TO The Early Bird Helps Three Ways VERY YEAR in the early stages1 of the Christmas Cheer Fund so licitation we call attention to this important fact The early giver is thrice blessed In addition to the good that i any gift does there are two special benefits One of these comes from letting Doris Bruce and herFamily Service Inc associatesdo their Christmas Shop ping early the other comes from setting a good example for other donors Twp goals have been set The final goal of course is in cash But theres a hope hat in Saturdays GlobeGazette it can be announced that the 500 been passed If youre pjanning to you undoubtedly not act now Either bring your contribu tion to the GlobtfGazette business office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fond Mason City Iowa 1 fMnesofa Mom Leaves for Korea SEATTLE Itf The Minnesota mother of a GI who says he doesnt wantto return to democracy left here Wednesday night withhope arid a prayer in her heart that she can changehis mind The mother is Mrs Portia Howe 43 of Alden Minn andthe son is Pfc Richard Tenneson 20 one of 22 Americans taken prisoner by Communist forces in Korea and now unwilling to return to his homeland Mrs Howe flew from here cheered by assurances from Tokyo that the Far East Command has said it would be happy to discuss problems and possibilities with her about getting into the Korean demilitarized zone to talk with Tenneson In Panmunjom an Indian spokes man said he believed the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission would make no objection if the American command wants the mother to make explanations to her son probably to pris oner repatriation issue and other problems cepted as anything more than a stopgap Interim statement t Still Very Hopeful We are still very hopeful that the Soviet leaders will recognize the proposal for what it a serious and feasible first step toward atomic peace In reply to questions Hagerty said that while the statement was issued in his name it represented the official attitude of the govern ment The and American statement came Wednesday night from a top Russian propaganda commentator Boris Leontyev He described the American proposal as a rehash of the Baruch atomic control plan the Russians have always rejected other semitrailer gave this town of 1400 ataste Wednesday night of what its like to sweat out an artillery barrage The gasoline tank ofthe ammunition carrier caught fire following thecollision and its cargo of 105millimeter shells started exploding The blasts continued for more than two hours sending shrapnel screaming as faras 3000 feet One chunk of metal struck an automobile some distance from the scene but the occupant was nothurt Malvern residents said the din ofThe exploding shells was almost continuous for nearly an hour and then tapered of iS until there was only an occasional blast A number of farm power lines and some rural telephone lines were knocked but by the exploding shells and some long distance telephone lines from both Malvernand Hastings Iowa were cut off The explosions and the fire left the ammunition truck a mass of twisted wreckage on Highway 34 about twdi Reed in Prediction Approve Transfer of KR1B License WASHINGTON Commu nications Commission Thursday ap proved assignment of the license of radio station KRIB at Mason City Iowa by the Wolf family to William G Kelly for Tobacco Companies Rally After Report NEW YORK com pany stocks Dallied somewhat Thursday from a tumble that co incided with new medical andSci entific reports of possible links be tween cigarct smoking and lung cancer1 Tobacco listings that fell as much as 3 points Wednesday climbed fractionally Thursday west was littered with uriexpldtied shells and chunks of metal truck also was abandoned on the Highway patrolmen closed the roadtotraffic withinminutes after the accident and kept it closetfear ly Thursday while an Army demo lition team from Omaha checked over the area 9 PM The collision occurredshortly be fore 9 p m just west of Malvern which is about 25 miles southeast of Council Bluffs Neither of the drivers was seri ously hurt However one was tak en to a Council Bluffs hospital for treatment of lacerations and Xrays to determine whether he had any broken bones He was Elmer Jessen 23 of Kingsley Iowa a driver for the Klass Produce Co of Sioux City Jessen said he was enroule to New Orleans with a load of eggs Driver of the ammunition truck which was enroute to Omaha was Donald Breeden 37 of Council Bluffs He suffered only bruises Three other ammunition truck drivers who had been following Breeden at five minute intervals Asks Ammo Ban DES MOINES fl Gov Wil liam S Beardsley urged the In terstate Commerce Commission in in a telegram Thursday to immediately cancel the authority of truckingcom panies to transport ammunition in interstate commerce An explosion in Iowa Wednes day night demonstrates that this operation unnecessarily exposes drivers and the general public to great danger the telegram said It added operations should not be permitted except in periods of national emergency AP Winphoto PWS MOTHER OFF FOR FAR EAST Mrs Portia Howe of Alden Minn leaves for the Far East from Min neapolis to see her son Tenneson one of the 22 Americans who have refused repatriation and an Elliott Iowa farmer were credited with saving Jessen wh was trapped in his truck Pry Open Door The drivers Donald Boyer Au gust Michaelsen and George Mer ritt all of Omaha and the farmer Earl Inman managed to pry ope the door of Jessens truck whic had been jammed shut by the co lision As shells exploded about them they carried Jessen about a hal mile down the highway where a ambulance pickedhim up and car ried him to the Council Bluff hospital Highway patrolmen said Jesse was trapped in the cab of his true a scant 40 feet from the burnin semitrailer before he was res cued Sees Broadening of Social Security Plan Daniel A redicfced Thursday the House Ways and Means Committee vill act quickly next year to broaden and strengthen the ocial securityprogram i Reed in a statement suggested three specific Reforms n the system now providing government death or retire Eject Man in Hearing by McCa rthy WASHINGTON Capitol police hursday ejected a witness from enate hearings on alleged spying t Ft Monmouth N J for shout rig denials of espionage about vhichhe had not been questioned The witness Henry Nathan Shoi et of Brooklyn N Y was led rom the room with his lawyer on rders of Sen McCarthy residing at the hearings before his Senate Investigations Subcom mittee You did not ask me whether I vas engaged in an swer is No Shokeit shouted bu McCarthy shouts of Take him out drowned out most of what the vitncss was attempting to say e n t benefit coverage to ome 65 million workers 1 Extension of the system to over millions who have been rbitrarily denied this protection n the past President Eisenhower las proposed extending coverage o about lOVb million doctors law rers farmers and others Reeld avoided a commitment to any orgroup 2 An increase in the presenf 25 minimum monthly retirement lenefit to provide a more re alistic floor of protection for those now retired 3 a presenf clause vhich denies retirement benefits o personsbetween 65 and 75 years of age who make monthly or more in employment covered by the system About 1400000 other wise eligible aged persons now are denied payments under clause On The Page Both Parochial Schools Streaks 19 Warning Given on Christmas Traffic Dangers 8 Free Trade Called Answer to Farm Problem 21 Famous Surgeon Dies at Iowa City IOWA CITY UP T Dr i G Alcock 72 internationally famed urologist died Thursday at a hospitalhere after an illpess of eight months i He was on the State University ofIowahospital staff from 1915 to 1949 and headed its urological dc the time of his retire mentas professor emeritus He was a former president of the Iowa and the Mississippi Valley Medical Societies His widow and three children survive hiniiDr Al cock was born in Platteville Wis SAME DMCK FTAO MRAX8 1XAVVIO DEATH IN CAST U HOUHI 4 f a ;