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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE fH E N E WS f A P E R TH AT M A K E S ALL N OR T H I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON Open Friday Saturday arid Monday Nights fDec 181921 Until 9 Oclock VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 17 1953 This Paper Consists of Two Oho No 5V als Accomplishments of GOP Soys Red Leaders Guarding USPWs Wanting Freedom Tells About Stalling of Explanations PANMUNJOM Ufl A South Ko reanwho fled from a proCommu nist prisoner compound said Thurs day diehard Red leaders are guard ing 3 and perhaps 4 Americans and 20 South Korean POWs who may want to go home The young soldier said com pound leaders deliberately stalled allied explanations to prisoners who refused repatriation because they feared defections He named four Americans who might come home if given an op portunity but three names were withheld by military authorities to prevent possible reprisals Far East command censors per mitted identification of one Cpl William A Cowart of Moniicello Ark The South Korean Wednesday crawled through barbed wire sur rounding the compound holding prisoners listed as proCommu MAS A REAL Susan fourmonthsold points to the good right arm of her moth er Dolores 22 who forgot all about Susan to track down a thief in New York who was making away with the fam ily Car Mrs McGlosky heard the car start and looked out of the apartment window in time to see it being driven away Without waiting to grab a coat out and snagged a cab She trailed the car through lower Manhat tan and got a cop to nab the driver Then she returned to take care of Susan Six Children Perish If strikes Housing Area in Guam 17 Die homewardbound B29 Superfort forced to turn back by engine trouble plunged into a military hous ing area and exploded Thursday killing 17 persons and injuring 14 The big bomber dropped putof a stormy sky just short of its goal and smashed a fiery 800footpath through the homes of US Air Mercury Skids Forcefamilies to 19 Below DES MOINES center of the high pressure system which has engulfed the nation with frigid Canadian air was located over northeast Iowa Thursday and as proof of this Maquokela had a reading of 19 below zero This was a new record low tem perature for Iowa so far this win ter It exceeded by two degrees the reading 17 below zero at Delhi in Delaware County early Wednesday Delhi recorded 18 be low early Thursday Sports Bulletin NEW YORK R Top ping and Del Webb owners of the New York Yankees Thurs day announced the sale of Yan kee Stadium in New York and Blues Stadium in Kansas City to Arnold Johnson of Chicago and associates for six and onehalf million dollars The stadium was immediately leased back to Topping and W ebb who said there will be no change in the operation of the Yankees or the stadium The crewmen five military passengers six children two women and an Air Force offi cer The persons includ ing a woman The Air Force said two of the injured are in critical condition Five crewmen and three passen gers were rescued from the blaz ing wreckage No names were announced Only minutes before the crash the Superfort took off from Ander son Air Force Base here enroute to the United States on a routine rotation flight It carried a crew of 10 arid six military passengers Fifty miles out the pilotradioed that theplane had developed en gine trouble and he was turning back It made one approach to the field but did riot land On the sec ond approach it faltered just short of the runway and ripped into the housing area On The Page Sheriff Warns Merchants of Bad Check Writers 21 Mohawks Play at Waverly in Cage Tripleheader 19 Tells Bribes SAN FRANCISCO States EnvoyArthur H Dean flew home Thursday from the abortive Korean peace confer ence negotiations convinced that the Communists have done pretty thorough iobof indoctrina tion of the 22 American prison ers who insist ori staying with the Reds r Dean told newsmen that he had heard from a reliable source that the Communists have of fered one American prisoner 000 cash a Cadillac automobile a free university education and a chance to help the peoples movement if he would refuse repatriation There hava been many reports hitherto of such inducements being offered the prisoners nist and asked an Indian guard for repatriation He Ayas returned to the UN Command thesame day There was some official skepti cism over the report of Pfc Kim Mun Du a 22yearold ROK sol dier captured by the Reds in the summer of 1951 The UN Command has said repeatedly it will interview any of the prisoners who will leave he compound But there are only six days left before the Dec 24 deadline for talking with prisoners who refused to return home The fivenation Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission of which India ischairman meets Friday to see if the stalled interviews can be started again The Indian command has con sistently honored the decisions of prisoners inregard to attending interviews 2OtiOJ Xi6qo7 1400 m ft 600 400 200 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 01030 jlobeGazelte Newsroom Gang 1350 jleaners SS Class Plymouth 500 air Mrs O K Storre Keusett SOU Trinity Olivet Circle 700 From Nancy Kobyn 200 Damons Inc Employes 2100 Tom Sherry Ianghlin Don Laura Krueger SOD Mason City Little Theater 500 Jim Barg joo Mr Mrs Boy I Schaefer Klemmc 300 From PGO From Two Brothers 100 Beet Sugar Refinery Employes Union No 1000 Marshall Swift and Employes 2500 From Jeanle Kay ioo Unnamed Friend I1 BOO Mason City WaTanTLe Club 4015 S K Chevrolet Co Inc 2500 Mr Mrs Kobert Laughlln 50C THE TOTAL S 18065 TOTAL TO DATE j 82995 CAMPAIGN GOAL SSOOOO CASHSTILL NEEDED 5107003 Can It Be Completed in 6 Days OW THE RACE IS WITH TIME The closing hour for this years Christmas Cheer Fund solicitation is less than a week aw a oclock p m Thursday Dec 24 In six giving days a total of I1G7005 must be raised if the cash goal of is to be reached Thats the an swer rests pretty much with YOU There has never been a failure in he 28 years since the annual proj ect was started But it would be a mistake to try resting on past aurels Groupgiving has proved the dif erence between success and fail ure in other years And that raises another question Is somebody takingthe lead for a group contribution from the place where YOU work or be either brought to the GlobeGazette office on East State Street mailed to or Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa Kidnapers to Meet Last Time Hall Woman to Die for Crime JEFFERSON CITY Mo Carl Austin Hall and Bonnie Brown Heady will meet for a last visit in he MissouriPenitentiary Thurs day and then await their trip to he gas chamber to die side by side at am Friday for the Bobby Greenlease Mdnapmurder Prison officials said the kidnap srs who had not other since they entered death row at the prison Nov 20 actedcalm and resigned as they began their last full day of life Hall and Mrs Heady were to be allowed to talk to each other Thursday in the presence of guards and ministers Then they will eat a last meal of fried chicken in their widelyseparated cells and will not see each other again until they meet late Thursday night in a small cell adjoining the gas cham ber After Midnighr At one minute after midnight barring delaysdeadly fumes o cyanide gas will painlessly anc swiftly end the lives of the disso lute pair who plotted and carried out one of the most heinous crimes in memory Hall 34 and Mrs Heady 41 were sentenced to die under thi Lindbergh law for kidnaping six yearold Bobby Greenlease las Sept 28 killing him within an hour and demanding a record for his safe return Less than half the ransom money was recovered when Hall and Mrs Heady were arrested Oct 6 at St Louis Mo A grand jury in Kan sas City Mo this week began an investigation to find out what hap pened to the missing The kidnapers neared the hour of death in what was probably the best physical condition they have been in for years Without the iiquor and narcotics which they alamed for their downfall they have both gained weight under the rison routine of regular meals and ong Hours of sleep Last Meals The prisoners ordered identical last meals to be served about 5 pm ThursdayThey asked for fried chicken mashed potatoes and gravy combination salad with Roquefort dressing rolls and orange or pineapple ice cream At 8 pm the scoresof news men who flocked to Jefferson City to cover the executions will be given a final briefing by prison officials Only three reporters rep resenting the UnitedPress Asso ciated Press and International News Service actuallywill witness the executions One will describe the executions to the other news men afterwards County Garages Are Sold to Dairy Sale of the county highway gar ages and property at 15th and S Federal to the Marigold Dairies Inc Rochester Minn for was announced Thursday by the county board of supervisors The property includes 1 acres of land as well as two hollow tile garages with cement floors A steel building remains the prop erty of county but subject to an option for The maintenance garages will be movedto a four acre plot at the northwest corner of the new fair grounds site a half mile north of DriveIn Theater the super visors said In addition to receiving a fair price for the property it was pointed out the county will get its heavy road equipment out of a heavy traffic flow morning noon and night The board members estimated the sale priceof the two buildings at about and the ground about The North Iowa Fair Association has offered for sale its 36 acre site adjoining the county property for One of the county garages is 48 by 120 feet and other 30 by 90 feet in size Sale of the city property also will add about in yearly taxes the board noted Property owned by the county is not taxed The purchase1 was negotiated Wednesday afternoon for Marigold Dairies by the president and gen eral manager R E Graupmann Rochester and is subject to ap proval by the J board of directors at a meeting Monday Graupmann said he would an nounce intended development of the property after a visit to Mason City next Tuesday Marigold Dairies arc a multi million dollar company with out lets in 11 Minnesota cities COUNTY GARAGES of the county highway garages and property adjoining the North Iowa fairgrounds in Mason City to the OlobcOnzctlB photo photo Marigold Dairies Rochester Minn was announced Thursday The prop erty is located on the west side ol Federal Avenue at 16th S W CONFESSES TRAITOROUS PLOTLaventryApWBeria shown with Premier Malenkov before Stalins death has confessed being a traitor to the Soviet Union Moscow radio has announced AP Wirephoto IMPLICATED V zov former Soviet deputy foreign minister is one of these being held with Beria on charges of traitorous activities 7 Top Reds Go on Trial MOSCOW Soviet Hews Japers even Soviet Sport pub lished Thursday the governments announcement of confessionsfrom expolice boss Lavrenty P Beria and six associates Russians immediately started guessing when and how the ac used men would be tried The nnouncement did not dwell on his except to say that aspecial ession of the Supreme Court will mndle the case The most surprising thing to Russians perhaps was the dis closure that V N Merkulov min ster of state controlhad become a codefendant with Beria Merku ov was a Beria1 deputy and Beria n turn was the leading vice pre nier of the Soviet Union under Georgi Malenkov before his ar June 26 For 15 years he leaded the U S S R police net work under boUvStalin and Malen ov The government announcement said Beria and his associates limed at using Hhe organs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs against the Communist party and government of the U S S R in he interests of foreign capital o grab power and to liquidate the Soviet workerpeasant regime with a view to restoring capitalismand securing domination of the debris from falling Walls and floors hours afterwards About a dozen otfier firemen had been trapped for a time when the front wall and part of another wall collapsed after a fire in the Re liance Hotel at 1702 W Madison St These however were rescued within six hours Twentythree firemen and one resident of the hotel were Eighteen of the in jured were hospitalized The dead were Robert Jordan 37 a fireman who was trapped in he rubble after the front wall col apsed and John Tybor 38 a resi dent of the hotel who was said to have been released recently from mental hospital Freight Train Derailed Hear Fort Atkinson was expected that the entire day Thursday would be required to clear the tracks of derailment of westbound freight train No 63 on the Milwaukee Rail road west of Fort Atkinson which occurred between 7 and 8 am No one was hurt Some 15 cars off the track all the cars in the train The en gine remained on the track Eight cars were full the rest emptyIn the loaded cars were merchandise automobiles and six cars of coal A broken rail was beiieved to be the cause of the derailment Four Firemen Missing in Chicago Fire CHICAGO least two men were killed Thursday in a fire that swept asmall Skid Row hotel in a numbing nearzero cold four missing firemen were ported possibly trapped in and re the Taber Says Budget May Be Balanced President Tells Legislative Plan hower Thursday outlined his legis lative program to Republicancon gressmen and after the meeting Rep John Taber chair man of the House Appropriations Committee said it looks like there may be a balanced budget for the year starting July 1 Meantime Eisenhower listed what he considered tobe the ac complishments of his administra tion during 1953 He gave thesa points Stoppedthe shooting and casu alty list in Korea Reduced by 13 billion dollars the previous administrations re quest for new appropriations Cleared 4he way for January tax reductions inpersonal income taxes and excess profits taxes the purchasing power of the citizens dollar and stopped inflation StiflingControls Removed stifling controls on oureconomy Extended emergency aid to agriculture and in droughtaffected areas Removed security risks from federalxservice prithe simple pre mise that those disloyal to or un suitable for federal government cannot work for it Strengthened defensesand those of the wqrld against Communist aggression insurgent sit the President BULLETINS VERSAILLES France Socialist candidate MarcelEd mond Naegelen Thursday led a field of eight candidates in the first balloting by the French Na tional Assembly and Senate for a new president of France WASHINGTON fftAtty Gen Brownell announced Thursday that Mrs Frederick Vanderbilt Field wife of the New York mil lionaire frequently described as the financial angel of wing groups has voluntarily left the United States to avoid deporta tion About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and a little warmer Friday Jowa Not quite so cold Friday Minnesota Friday partly cloudy with slow rising temperatures GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 4 Minimum 13 At 8 am 7 YEAR AGO Maximurn 35 Minimum 14 DAVSLCFT LL XMAS SHOP EARLY the law makers to k e e p confidential the Asks Guarantees LONDON Minister Churchill Thursday his call for Western security guaran tees to Russia He fold the House of Commons he bejieves he sold President Eisenhower and French on the idea at their Ber muda conference The1 guarantees would be of fered at the projected Big Four foreign ministers conference in Berlin Giving the Kjouse a review of the Bermuda talks ChurchHI said he used the conference to em phasize that the Union is entitled to assurances against aggression after what she suf fered at Hitlers hands discussions at the White Housa conferences during the next three days He said that in order to give the public information and minimize speculation on the proceedings I shall make a statement at the end of each day in which I shall give a general report on how the meeting progressed as weE as the names of those who attended each session Looking to GOP Earlier the President told lead ers the American people are looking to the Republican Party to continue to enact a forwardlook ing progressive program that will serve the welfare of 160 million people It was also announced 1 The President wiH make a tionwide radio and television ad dress theevening of Jan 4 re viewing his administration thus far and outlining broadly the 1954 ob jectives 2 Eisenhower will personally de liver his State of the Union mes sage to Congress on Jan day after the legislators convene At the outset of the meeting the President told the lawmakers The American people have vested in the Republican Party the responsibility of government With that responsibility we have a great opportunity to advance the welfare of our country Now lets go to work SAME BTACK FLAG DEATH IN VAST 21 V V ;