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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S P A P E R T H A T MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Pull Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 14 1953 Tilts Paper Consists of Two One No 56 Europe May Perish Alone Dulles One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Anything to Promote Safety each passing year in my contact with the accidentpre vention cause I am the more persuaded that every appeal pos sible should be made in disseminat ing the safety story Once I was squeamish about scare approach the socalled exemplified in To Mother in Tokyo POW Reiects Country in Propaganda Letter TOKYO youngCommunistindoctrinated Ameri can war prisoner rejected his home family and country Mon day in a propaganda packed letter to his praying Bible that famous Readers Digest piece headed And Sudden Death But not any more My reasoning now is that human beings just dont all respond to the same stimuli There are those Im convinced who DO have to be scared into being careful And 1 know of no case in which the horror method ever made a person LESS careful There was a time too when I con sidered it indefensibly crass to make the exorbitant costof acci dents a principal incentive to safe living But again not any more Theres an abundance of evidence that the pocketbook nerve controls the safety attitude and behavior of rriany Americans both sexes and all ages Safety With a Smile Generally speaking accidents are no laughing matter And yet posters which point up the human foibles at the base of many mis haps have proved enormouslyef dont draw the line on the smiling approach nor do I frown on the tearjerker which in duces people of a certain psycho logical makeup to be careful through misty eyes All of which leads me up tothe National Safety Councils oncea of odd accidents presented in the clutching mother in a Tokyo hotel Pfc Richard R Tenneson 20 of Alden Minn advised his mother Mrs Portia Howe to go to Army headquarters after reading his note arid take a loyalty oath or you are liable to be arraigned before the House UnAmerican Ac tivities Committee TennesOns 400word answer to Mrs Howes brief telegram to him his Communist barbedwire Brownell Says All Reds Out FORT WORTH Tex UP Atty Gen Herbert Brownell says he thinks all suspected Reds have been cleaned out of the govern ment But Sen McCarthy disagrees j Brownell said in a transcribed Texas radio speech Sunday night he believes all federal employes suspected of Communist tendencies have been dismissed We think that they are all out of government npw he said on the State Republican Committees weekly program Report to Tex as bitterly way of in stockade at Panmunjom denounced the American life Refuse Repatriation Mrs Howes son one of 600 400 22 Americans who refused to go home in last summers prisoner ex change said U S authorities were afraid to let her go to Panmunjom to see him They have probably told you year round up The feature is December issue of Public Safety one of the Councils magazines and advance copies of it are released tonewspapers The guiding hand in the assembl ing of these quaint mishaps is Paul Jones director of Public Informa tion for the National Safety Coun cil whom for some 15 years I have been associated in the acci dent prevention cause Nobody ever known to me possesses a more keenly whetted sense of humor than Paul Jones This I feel sure will impress itself on you as you proceed with But the President has promised that within the coming year we will have completed the employe security program so that the peo ple can be sure that none of them are left in government And those that are outside we are going to go after them sep arately the attorney general de clared r McCarthy Communist hunting chairman of the Senate Investiga tions Subcommittee said on the Meet The Press television pro gram Sunday night more employes are being fired on loyalty grounds every day that I was forced doped brain washed or some other horse ma nure that they use to clander and defile people like myself who will standup for his own rights and the rights of man Tennesons let ter said Tenneson said hestill loved his family my people and my coun try but that it is impossible for PREVIOUSLY REPORTED S 41130 HFB 200 Red Cross 3M Circle of Worth County 1000 USGet Tough7 Plan Is Revealed Says Bickering Is Suicidal PARIS Wi Secretary of State John Foster Dulles warned a North Atlantic Treaty Organization coun cil session Monday that if Europe an nations decide to commit sm cide by blundering into another wdr They may have to commit it alone His statement was made as he outlined to news correspondents the attitude of America in event the European army treaty is not ratified and Germany and France fail to settle their ageold rival Conregatlonal Womens Guild C E Study Club Near Gainer 1000 300 Bethlehem Lutheran Aid 500 Chautauqua Club 500 UOO 100 Question Mark Club Two Birds From Wlldwood Jacob Madsen Just Rite Club 00 The Claude Holbrooks Inter Nos Club In Memory of Joe 200 3000 JOO THE DAYS TOTAL S VtOO TOTAL TO DATE S CAMPAIGN GOAL SiSOOOO CASH STILL NEEDED Blaze Destroys Chapel at Beloit BELOIT Wis fire of unde termined origin destroyed the Be loit College chapel Saturday night causing an estimated dam me into his recounting of some selected mishaps of the past 12 months which contained more of amusement than of tragedy Has This Befallen You So you think you got that everything happens to you Well have you been shot by your lawnmower lately Or by a rake Or by a deer Have youhad to go around wearing a kitchen sink on your finger Has your little girl driven the family car into the liv ing room No Then down boy You havent had it at all For all those wacky things and many others happened in 1953 to people who were just as surprised as you would be if they happened to you Lend an ear Robert Heinbaugh was cutting the grass in his yard at Paines ville Ohio when all of a sudden he felt and it wasnt from heat or fatigue His lawnmower had run over a bullet and plugged him in the big toe In Santa Cruz Cal John Plumbe was shot by a rake he had always regarded as trustworthy He was raking rubbish into a bonfire In the rubbish was a shotgun shell Bang And in Payson Utah Shirl Kel sey knelt triumphantly beside the deer he had just downed The an imal kicked defiantly struck the of Kelseys gun and the bullet hit Kelsey in the thigh Even the Kitchen Sink Any hospital attendant will tell you that some patients bring every thing with them but the kitchen sink Fouryearold Joan Williams Texarkana Ark even brought that She had it was attached to her finger Joan had stuck the finger in the drain of the sink and it stayed there After simpler methods failed her father unbolted the sink and took it and Joan to the hospital They eventually were separated Safety experts do a lot of talking about the minimum age for safe The parents of Mary Jane Redden can tell them that two and a half years is too young Thats how old Mary Jane was the day she somehow managed to start the family car as it stood in the drive wayiri Memphis She had no place in particular to so she drove into the Rodden living room The only thing not expensively dam aged was Mary Jane She felt age Fire Chief Glenn Davis said the blaze apparently started in wir ing installed Saturday afternoon as students prepared decorations for the annual Christmas vesper pro gram me to live in the United States because I want to live as I wish He madeonly one reference to hisstepfather EVK Eb Howe a Minnesota poultry wouldbe nice for Eb if he was tailed by Gestapo FBI agents every time he went out to deliver chickens Tenneson Tenneson said one of his fellow Americans in the stockade Claude Batchelor wanted her to see his wife ikyoko Arabi who lives Tokyo Taxi You canget there by taxi he wrote Healso asks that you ask her to come over here to see him or write him a letter Mrs Howe said the only comfort she found inthe letter was Ten ncsons statement thathe was well and having a lot of fun We have outdoor sports indoor sports folk dancing cultural con certs Nine Giving Days Left to T E R 2 7 YEARS W1TH QUT A FAIL URE vVe dont worry easily so f ar as this nes The declaration brought a gasp from 200 correspondents who had assembled for the first full dress news conference on the first day of the session Prevent Fighting He said it was the aim of the European Defense Community to bring Germany and France togeth er and to prevent further fight ing Failure to ratify the treaty he said will require America to make au agonizing reappraisal of its policies toward Europe If the European nations decide to commit suicide he said they may have to commitit alone The warning from America was delivered to the news conference in a voicemuch stronger than that in which he had outlined the Amer ican position as given to the first NATO session Monday Earlier French Foreign Minis ter Georges Bidault told the minis ters President Eisenhowers plan tor an atomic pool forpeace would divert an immense material pow er from a deathly destruction to AP Wirephoto Christmas Cheer Fund Campaign is conce r n e d But we do have to confess to just CERN about a mite of the slowness Con with which to the 1953 fund has beencoming in up tothis point The initial goal of set has not yet been PACKS HIS Envoy Arthur Dean packs away his papers following a press conference at Munsan Korea Dean previously had broken off peace conference negotiations with the Reds v Flexible Price a Supports Get Bureau Okay Kiine Disagrees With Farm Finding CHICAGO W President Allan B Kline said Monday the annual convention of bis American Farm Bureau Federation would give the correct answer to the question of what kind of program farmers want The answer he said will not be what members of the powerful House Agriculture Committee came up with in recent farm area tours The committee will haver much to say about pew farm leg islation the Eisenhower adminis tration wall seek at the coming session of Congress The congressional committee said it learned that most farmers want present warborn 90 per cent of parity price supports continued for major crops Parity is a standard for measur ing farm prices declared by law to be fair to farmers in relation to prices they pay Kline who has had several ver bal clashes with members of the House committee said the Farm Bureau convention opening here Monday would stand pat in its op position to use of the rigid high level price floors after 1954 and would again endorse a system of flexible or variable supports Some delegates from Soutfiern states said they would wage a con vention fight for present support programs but none disagreed with Klines forecast of the outcome for Saturday reached There are nine more giving days before the solicitation comes to a close on the afternoon of Dec 24 By a simple arithmetical process youll see that the average daily gifts must total well if that goal is to be reached Two encouraging reports were received in the GlobeGazette of fice Monday One was that in a number of industrial plants and stores pool giving efforts were being launched The other was that in many schools a Christmas Cheer gift was being raised But these things will not of and by themselves do the job There must be a lot of help from the individual donors Either bring your gift to the GlobeGazette of fice or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa ward the peaceful progress of man kind 12th Meeting The ministers crowded into the huge conference room of the Palais de Chaillot overlooking the Seine River for their 12th meeting on building up the defense of Western Europe In his address Dulles empha sized i 1 That the Russian threat Is still very great to the Democratic way of life iii France and the other NATO nations 2 That the European army treaty must be ratified and the one uniform six nation force brought into being 3 Tharthe 12 German divisions to be raisedfor the army are not the only important feature ofthe pact that equally important is the impetus it will give to the inte gratibn of Western Europe com mercially and socially as well as raise living stand ards and counter Moscows bland ishments Tesf Explosion May Exceed All Bombs of World War II And before you sneer Just an other woman driver at Mary CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 MEREDITH AND RINI WILLSON Its Called Mason City Go Will son Writes Fight Song for High School This note is to Mary Ann Pross Joyce Miller and Howard and to the Mason City High School Student Council for which they spoke when recently they asked Meredith Willson to write a special Mohawk Fight Song as a Christmas giftto his home town That song has been written Its called Mason City Go It will be presented to the public by Meredith and Rini Willson on their regular NBC quarter hour program Wednesday Dec 23 For Mason Cityans this means from to oclock on WHO This information was conveyed to the GlobeGazette by Willson in a long distance telephone conversation Monday morning I dont want to appear immodest Willson said but I do have the feeling that its one of the catchiest tunes Ive written At any rale I hope it will measure up Mason Citys most renowned contribution to the music and enter tainment world recalled that even back in his days in the local high school the On Wisconsin tune was being used as the Mohawks fight song i The funvciling City Got will be a part of a salute lotlldjva by the Willspns in connection with their feature presented three times weekly for the FloridaCitrus Ihdustry Further announcements concerning the matter will be forthcoming between now and Dec 23But this is the answer to the note of request from Mnry Ann Pross secretary of the Mason City High School Stu dent Council Judge Clears One DuPont Industry WILMINGTON Del W U S District Court Judge Paul Leahy ruled Monday that the cellophane operations of the Du Pont Co are not a monopoly or conspiracy in restraint of trade as charged by the government Leahy dismissed the complaint filed six years ago under the anti trust laws by the US Justice De partment He said that the E I Du Pont DC Nemours Co Americas largest chemical mak ing not be punished for its success Cant Promise But Dulles also was reported ready to tell the French unless the European Defense Community Treaty is ratified by spring he cant promise much money Congress will be willing to appro priate for European defense bills If we could feel sure the French would ratify EDC by May 1 I would relax said one important American official If itdrags on later than that I dont know what Congress might do Bidault was expected lo ask that the North Atlantic Treaty be ex tended to 50 years from its present limit of 20 years That would make its binding ties on America last as long as the EDC Treaty bind ing Germany and Francetogether provide an additional obli gation on the United States to pro tect France against any future German invasion Tremendous Power at Bikini Atoll hydrogen weapon blast the United States plans for the Bikini AtolL test this spring may exceed the total power of all bombs droppedby the huge American Air Forces in World That figure was slightly over two million tons of TNT Presi dent Eisenhowersaid in his speech Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly that hydrogen weapons are in the range of mil lions of tons of TNTs equivalent Resolve Doubfs The Bikini demonstration well may help resolve any doubtsleft after that speech about the need for international atomic accord although the test was not devised forthe primary purpose of giving the worlds citizens the compre hension of atomic warfareand danger Planned long before Eisenhower took office aspresident itwill be another stage of the progressive stepup in hydrogen explosions The test atBikini will show what could happen to tha United Stales as well as to Russia in a war with hydrogen awe On The Page Wes Ftsler Quits Grid Coach at Minnesota 15 Mohawks End Loss String Defeat North 5244 15 Mason City Builders Have Annual Gridiron Show 12 DES MOINES Slate Parole Board reports it has re leased Dannie A Lcsher 33 from the Fort Madison State Peniten tiary on parole 8UY CHRISTMAS SEALS ome argument f9r atomic The last atomic exploison at Bi kini probably will become by com jarisori a puny little pop Erase Island The release of a force equal ng two or more millions of tons of exploding TNT could erase all race of not only one but possibly several of the islandsfringingthe agoon There were reports never denied by the AtomicEnergy Com mission that the 1952 test of relatively small hydrogen device destroyed the island upon which the device was mounted That island was in the Eniwetok Atoll where the AEC has been conduct ing bigscale tests of nuclear ex plosions since 1948 Early thisyear the commission announced without explanation it was including the longunused Bi kini Atoll also in the Marshall Is lands group with Eniwetok in its testing ground CONNIE M COOPER MasonCity Man Killed in Oklahoma BROKEN BOW Okla Connie Morris Cooper 24 son of Mr and Mrs Morris Cooper 219 North Fed eral Mason City was one oftwo men killed Saturday when their singleengine plane roared at full throttle into a field four miles south of here The son of the Mason City radio and television dealer who was at tending an aeronautics school al Tulsa was flying with a 54year oldAmerican Airlines employe M H Tetterton at the timeof the crash Witnesses said the plane wen into a spin then leveled off a about 600 feet The pilot thenap parently opened the they said just before the second dive carried the craft into the ground New Backing for Proposal WASHINGTON Eisenhowers atomsforpeace plan received new and enthusiastic sup port Monday from scientists clergymen and congressmen The plan which Mr Eisenhower outlined in a dramatic speech be fore the United Nations last week called for Russia the United States Britain France and Canadato con tribute fissionable materials to an international agency for peaceful development of atomic energy Although Moscow Radios iirst reaction was hostile it later an nounced that Soviet Foreign Min ister V M Moiotov had promised efore the Presidents speech to iye the Presidents plan seri us consideration Administration fficials said they were encouraged iy his statement In this country new endorse ments of the proposal mg in The Federation of lAmerican Sci entists hailed it as steps oward greater international co operation which is sorely needed o reduce the atomic The federation which includes many prominent atomic s c i e n ists predicted most engineers and scientists would give the plan their enthusiastic support and willing SAME DATE1952532 BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIOr DEATU IN Jtt UOUKS service Sen Joseph R McCarthy RWis thought the Presidents plan was wonderful About The Weather Mason City Tuesday partly cloudy and somewhat warmer Iowa Occasional light snow over state Tuesday Mostly cloudy and cold through Tuesday GlobeGazetteweather data up to 8 am Maximum 33 Minimum W At 8 am Precipitation YElAR AGOJ 3t Minimum H ;