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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for tha MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LX HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday Associated Ircsi and United Jresi Full wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 3 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Section One NolW Predict Goff ntrols Passed by Senate Group Some Disfavor by Trading Men WASHINGTON Seri ate Agriculture Committee Wed nesday approved t h e Gillette bill to put the New York Coffee Exchange under federal regula tion If it finally becomes law the bill will subject coffee trading on the New York Exchange to the same type of speculative curbs as now apply to such commodities as wheat oats butter and eggs Send to Senate The committee approved the bill unanimously clearing the way for action later by the Senate The bill was introduced by Sen Guy M Gillette Two representatives of the New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange where the United States coffee trading is done were on record against the Gillette bill They said the coffee exchanges own rules are sufficient to keep speculation with in reasonable bounds Joseph M Mehl administrator of the Commodity Exchange Adminis tration which would police coffee trading if the bill is adopted told the committee Tuesday one thing is certain Theres no way I know of that the bill could hurt the Amer ican people Whether it would help Mohl said is another with the source of supply lying exclusively countries principally Price Fixing Chandler A Mackey a New York coffee importeragent conceded to the committee that Brazilian coop eratives engage in price fixing And he agreed reluctantly with Sen Al len J Ellender DLa that they sometimes hold back theircof fee until the desired price is reached insisted he could not whether todays than a high and asserted that the coffee industrys only interest isgetting more coffee at lower prices for the public He said no rule by the govern ment can give us more coffee arid the public a lower price in foreign Brazil Haymes Former Wife Compromise Corridors Clear NEW YORK W Singer Dick Haymes and his actress wife Rita Hay worth had a clear path from sheriffs deputies carrying a arrest order for Haymes The deputies arrived at the Ho tel Madison suite Monday at L pm with the order They departed at about the same time Tuesday night when a compromise was reached between counsel for Haymes and his former wife ac tress Joanne Dru who obtained the arrest order Miss Dru now the wife of actor John Ireland claims Haymcs owes her Miss Hayworth beamed at the agreement commenting Its going to be awfully nice to a clear unobstructed corridor POPE PIUS Xlt Deny Pope Has Cancer VATICAN CITY WVThe Vatican newspaper LOsservatore Romano in evident effort to allay growing concern over the health of Pope Pius XII said Wednesday that the stale of the supreme pontiff thanks to God continues to im prove The newspaper also described as absolutely unfounded reports in the Italian press that an English specialist who attended the late King George VI of Britain had been called for consultation This report printed in both II Messaggcro and II Tempo of Rome conservative newspapers had heightened worry in Vatican cir cles that the pontiff may be suf fering from cancer Lung Cancer King George died of a throm bosis in 1952 after he had been op erated u p o n for cancer of the lung The Vatican newspaper in its lengthiest comment upon the popes condition since he was forced to cancel a big general audience jusl a week ago said dur ing the past were arbitrary and inconsistent with the news Said Fantasy Bits of news it said have been gathered here and there and A Vatican Press Office bulletin Tuesday said medical cxamina lions with happily negative re suits had established that the dis turbance from which the pope suf fers is of a gastric nature pro of the ncurodigestive system TOP DONOR PHILADELPHIA MVIrn J Rus their hotel suite Wednesday afterm health by giving blood him as a cophater reputedly being besieged for 24 hours by donated his 105th pint to the Red habitually armed with a knife and sheriffs deputies carrying a civil Cross blood bank Tuesday automatic 375 Hindus Die 1000 Injured as Religious Bathers Panic in River NEW DELHI India An estimated 315 Hindu pilgrims were crushed to death and at least 1000 were injured early Wednesday at Allahabad when a crowd of three million strong stampeded into the holy waters at the joining of the Ganges and Jumna rivers according to reports reaching here Eyewitness accounts said 200 square yards along the sandy banks of the Ganges were slrewn with bodies after the police cleared away the panic stricken Ihrongs balhers at the Kumbh Mela festi val Official sources at Allahabad declined to comment on any as pect of the Iragcdy and would give no official casualty figures Prime Minister Nehru was to visit Ihe Kumbh Mela Wednesday and Indian President Rajendra Prasad had been scheduled to join the bathers But there were no in dications where Nehru and Prasad were when the stampede occurred Vast Horde The vast horde of pilgrims had gathered at the rivers confluence in eastern India in observance of the orthodox Hindubelief that bathing there during the Kumbh Mela spares them the pangs of re birth into a new incarnation The festival from Jan 14 to March 4 is held only every 12 years It commemorates a battle on the site in Hindu mythology in which the gods defeated a horde of demons Long Vigil More than two million of the pil grims had waited all night on the river banks amid cold rains They hoped lo bathe during the first three hours after the daylight eclipsed the new moon considered by the Hindus the most auspicious time for the ceremony Their frenzied eagerness reach the waters resulted in tragedy to the egro Gunman on Wanted List WASHINGTON WVA 35yearold 10 most wanted fugitives Wed nesday He is Apee Hamp Chapman who was being hunted for an icrs is ot a gastric nature pro an vokcd by nonadequate functioning Payroll robbery in Philadelphia at fViofl m n tVin fMn trolfinH i f fimr the time of the Cleveland affray The Philadelphia robbery oc curred Nov 23 1949 Chapmans criminal record dates sell 40 who maintains he keeps back to 1939 The FBI described Crisis in Little Ferguson FERGUSON in this town of 178 planned Wednes day to lurn to the ministers in hopes of finding a mayor so the new water system can be started Mrs Tom Olsen town clerk said it was hopeful that one of the ministers would accept the job everyone else has backed away from Mrs Olsen whose husband served 20 years as mayor herself de clined to take the job when it was offered her by the City Council Tuesday The nine men who had wrilein voles in last falls municipal elec tion refused the job So the town has been without a mayor since Jan 1 The new water system cant be started without a mayor because the mayor has to sign all the checks ACCOMMODATING grader blade clears snow from re Mason City parking lots to have everything shipshape for Dollar Days Thursday Fri day and Saturday Mason Citys merchants also planned to take care of Mason Citys who do not wish to take a car downtown From 930 am to pm each of the three days shoppers will ride free on Mason City buses AhTwo Cars AUSTIN Minn UP The Burton Chandlers have discov ered the disadvantage of being a a onecar twocar family with driveway Mr and Mrs Chandler collided Tuesday as they drove their autos out of the driveway Dam age DOG RUNS huge mongrel dog chews on the bars of his cage in Chicago shortly before he died Wednesday At least 14 persons were bitten during the night by the dog which was found to have rabies The 14 faced almost certain death unless they heeded radio and newspaper pleas to present themselves for antirabies shots Everything Will Be All Right Ike Says of Economic Adjustment Seeks to Keep Minimum Pay tiR President said Wednesday he be lieves the United States is going through a period of economic ad justment but he is confident every thing will turn out all right A readjustment has always fol lqwcdin the wake of adefense emergency the news conference Hjs administration he added be lieves Jthe prosperity of a country lies in the prosperity of its masses not in the wealth of any smaU groups His statement followed an ex pression of opinion by Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey Tues day that the country is undergoing a rolling readjustment which is nothing to be disturbed about Not Wise Tn response to a question Eisen iower said he is sticking by his decision that it will riot be wise to ry to raise the minimum wage of 75 cents an hour at this time of economic transition In a conference covering a wide of subjects Eisenhower also 1 Declared emphatically that he will not compromise one single the Bricker treaty power amendment in any way which would alter the traditional balance of posver between the three branches of government He said he still is willing to endorse any compromise proposal designed to make it clear that no treaty shall contravene the Constitution 2 Put it squarely up to the Sen ate to decide whether Albert C Beeson his controversial choice for a post on the National Labor Relations Board is qualified for the job Eisenhower said the ad ministration searched for a good man believed at the time it was selecting a good man and that now its up to the Senate to de cide Air Technicians 3 Confirmed reports the United States has air technicians in Indo chinaas it has the President add ed in many other countries of the world The units are entirely tech nical and are not fighting units he said 4 Asserted something has lo be done about the cost of butter be fore that commodity prices itseL out of the market but he advanced no specific solution to the problem 5 He repeated he is most inter ested in getting the price of Coffee reduced head coach SOVIETS ON photo has by Sovfoto official Russian picture distributor and shows a party of Russian mountain climbers passing the edge of a glacier in the Tien Shan range of Southern Russia near Afghanistan The height of the mountain at this point is 22100 feet Ottumwd Man Makes Filing for Governor DES MOINES Ottumwa attorney Wednesday became the sixth candidate for the Republican nomination for governor He is Ben Ellsworth 56 a veteran of World Wars I and II Ellsworth who is married asked the secretary of states office for nomination papers There have been indications that Atty Gen Leo A Hoegh also will announce soon for the GOP gubernatorial Mason City Mostly fair and cooler Wednesday night Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday Iowa Fair Wednesday night and Thursday Minnesota Fair to partly cloudy and warmer through Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 44 Minimum 20 At 8 am 21 Precipitation Trace nomination Under Iowa law unless one of the candidates gets cent of the vote cast for the nomination the choice1 is left to the partys state convention Close political followers have been saying for sometime that it is likely because of the crowded field for the nomi nation that it will be left to the convention Previously announced Republi Agase Named Assistant Coach at Iowa State i 1iaauil VIlJf n JJ AMES Agase former bers Des Moines State Rep Er Illinois AllAmerica lineman Wednest Palmer Jr Fort Madison and nesday was appointed assistant Bill Curphy DCS Moines football coach at Iowa State Dr James H Hilton college president said Agase 33 whose salary was can candidates are House Speaker William S Lynes Waverly W H Nicholas Mason City A B Cham GOOD WILL GIFT TOLEDO Ohio lock announced as a year is the Celal Bayar of Turkey was given Auo cuupies mcuuung m a first of four assistants chosen to a new jeep Wednesday by the Wilwith children were shocked aid Vince DiFranccsca the new lys Motor Division of Kaiser Corp when hestopped in for a visit About The Weather HBomb Blast Is Verified W ASHING T ON W Presi dent Eisenhower says the huge 1952 atomic blast in the Pacific wa the first full scale thermonuclea ExRuss Spy on Okinawa TOKYO trustworthy Amer ican military source said Wednes day a Russian diplomatspy re ported missing last week is re vealing secrets of a Red spy ring in Japan to U S intelligence agents on Okinawa The source who cannot be iden tified said inside secrets from lha highly efficient agent are help ing crack Ihe spy ring The diplomat Yuri Alexandro vich Raslovorov apparently fled in terror from the defunct Russian mission in Tokyo the source said after helping set up a spy net work that has already penetrated some of the highest levels of the Japanese government Rastovorov left out oC fear for his life the source said The claim of the Russian mission that he was kidnaped by the Ameri cans is ridiculous Fled Party Rastovorov disappeared Jan 24 The American source said he fled after being ordered back to Mos cow because he apparently was found softening toward Ameri cans The source said a Russian in telligence agent accompanying a Russian iceskating team here in January brought orders for Ras tovorov to return home The source also said two other Russian agents in friends of to give themselves over to tho Americans but are being sent home guarded by five other Rus ians The American source said Ras ovorov is believed to be a lieu enant colonel in the MVD secret olice Such a rank would make a key figure in a spy ring here No Comment There has been no official Ameri can comment on the case here or in Washington other than denials explosion in history the first His statement Tues day was the first official claim that the United States got the jump on Russia with a full scale hydro gen explosion Moscow announcing a hydrogen explosion last summer said then the United States no onger had a monopoly in the field Unofficial letters from the Eni vetok test site in the fall of 1952 described the big blast as wiping out an island Big Advance that time Eisenhower said it represented the farthest ad ance of research and develop ment in nuclear weapons This ex losion which dwarfed the atomic xplosions of World War II was ut a stage iri the steady improve ment of our nuclear weapons These improvements will be the hope that our eapons will deter war and in the letermination that we shall be able o retaliate immediately with force if war should ome The Presidents statement ac ompanied films of the Eniwetok est shown privately to congress men as the prelude to probable public exhibitions throughout the country within a few weeks Fuller Appraisal An informed congressional asking not to be named said the President plans to give a uller appraisal of Americas nu clear position in a special message o Congress probably before Feb 20 He said the message would cover important atomic legislation vhich the President will propose Secretary of Defense Wilson neanwhile told a news conference ic does not regard Russian talk of ts atomic strength asjust bluff and he added Impersonally wish we could quit rattling the atomic omb Heavens Sake i 24 Married Couples Arent FLORHAM PARK N J More than two dozen couples looked to the New Legisla ture Wednesday to straighten out the error of a misguided Presby terian divinity student ried them without church or legal authorization The legislature has been asked to legalize the marriages per formed over a sixyear periodby John Vandergroef a student pas tor who didnt know he lacked the power to join thecouples in wed The couples including many to learn that theirmarriages arenot recognized by slate of New Jersey and the Presbyterian Church Oh for heavens sake gasped Mrs John ONeill She and ONeill exchanged vows before Vandergroef at the local Presby terian Church in 1947 They have a son The general assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Philadel phia has ruled that the marriages will be valid in the eyes of the church if the state makes them valid Meadsaid Vandergroef himself was un available for comment but his wife said they were packing to leave Florham Park He resigned as pastor of the church last No vember Winning Rastovorov away the Soviets could be the greatest American Army intelli gence exploits since the end of World War H A man of his rank would prob ably be able to name every im portant Communist spy in Japan and also provide clues for the mis sing leaders of the Japanese Com munist party who went under ground about four years ago Plebiscite Request By Molotov BERLIN UVSoviet Foreign Min ister V M Molotov proposed Wednesday that 68 million Ger mans choose in a general plebiscite between alliance with Western Europe and an immediate peace treaty The Russian fired his new broad side in the Big Four conference apparently in a running battle to ward off a united Ger many lied to the West Molotov led off the ninth days session of the Berlin parley with a sharp attack on the proposed European Defense Community and then unloaded his plebiscite plan French Foreign Minister Bidault presiding for the day voiced an immediate objection to the refer endum plan contending that free German elections as proposed by the West would take care of all that What Molotov demanded was a nationwide balloting on one issue only Choose between the proposed Western treaties for European de fense and a peace treaty It was a powerful appeal to Ger mans weary of foreigners on their soil however friendly they may be Secretary of State Dullesfired back at Molotov that the Russians attitude against free elections first to unify Germany is perpetuating a dangerous situation He said the lime has come to realize that the continued division of Germany means very great peril to all of us SAME V ;