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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION GITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N E W S P A P E R T H A T M A K E S ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I G H B O R S VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Ccnls a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY S 1953 MASON CITY BARGAIN DAYS Friday Saturday FEBRUARY 5 6VAND 7 this Pnpcr Consists of Two One No 101 Eden Defends US War Action in British Debate Commies Worn U S of Fight to Finish Repeat Demand for Truce 11Power ROW Conference TOKYO Red China Wednesday warned the U S to accept Communist terms of peace in Korea or face a fight to the finish In a direct challenge to U S President Eisen howers new administration Red Premier Chou Enlai de a n d e d unconditional State Official Says Paper Disappeared WASHINGTON UP A State De partment security officer testified Thursday that his report on a suspected Communist employed by the department from secret files disappeared John E Malson special agent in the Slate Departments Division of Security and Investigation was a witness before the Senate Inves tigations Subcommittee headed by Sen McCarthy McCarthy has charged that Stale Department files have been looted of derogatory informa tion concerning some employes including some under fire in his Communistsingovernment fight Malson did not identify the em ploye concerned in the missing re port except to say the man was attached to the U S embassy in Ecuador Matson told senators that he had on several occasions found that documents were missing from the departments files He named one of them as a letter written by Lawrence Duggan a former State Department official who plunged to death from a building window New York City McCarthy questioning Matson termed Duggans death a sui cide and referredto the official as a man who had beenexposed was under fire as a possible Communist Duggans death plunge was in December 1948 About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night Fair to partly cloudy Friday Iowa Partly cloudy Friday 30 to 38 Minnesota Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum re sumption of truce talks at Panmunjom an immediate cease fire and an 11power political con ference to settle thethorny ques tion of war prisoners Reject Threat American officials immediately rejected Ihc broadcast threat as old stuff They said it was the same proposal advanced by Russia in the UN last December and voted down 405 These arc the conditions laid down by Red Chinas No 2 leader in a broadcast over Peiping radio 1 If the U S has the will and desire for peace in Korea she should unconditionally resume talks at Panmunjom 2 Red China and North Korea arc ready for an immediate ceasefire on the basis of agree ment already reached at Panmun jom 3 Thereafter we are prepared to discuss the question of prison ers of war at an 11power political conference Then Chou hurled this belliger ent challenge If the new American adminis tration continues to adopt policies of the Truman administration in torea and intends to further cn arge and extend the Korean War we are prepared to fight it out to the last Allied negotiators fed up with 15 months of fruitless wrangling walked out of the Panmunjom talks Oct 8 They said they woulc return only if the Communists agreed to one of several U N proposals or came up with some thing new Want All Prisoners The Communists want back all of the 122658 POWs held by the UN The Allies have agreed to send aack only the 83000 willing to re turn Chous tirade was a quick Red reply to President Eisenhowers Stale of the Union speech Monday Eisenhower said he was ordering the U S Seventh fleet to stop shielding Ihe China mainland from possible invasion by Chiang Kaisheks Nationalist Chinese Michael J McDcrmott press of ficer of the State Department said in a statement at Washington This is old stuffThis precise proposal was introduced by Soviet Russia at the recent General As sembly and it was overwhelminglj rejected by the United Nations 36 20 25 30 18 SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS WASHINGTON Federa Security Agency has anhounced al locations for school construction in areas where enrollments have been boosted by defense activities NEW DEFENSE TEAM Eisenhower poses with high command in the defense department Left to right are Deputy Secretary of De fense Roger M Kyes Army Secretary Robert T Stevens Air Force Secretary Robert B Anderson Navy Secretary Harold E Talbott Eisenhower Gen Omar Bradley chair man of the joint chiefs of staff and Secretary of Defense Charles E Wilson Union Asks Quick End to Controls on Wages Be Done May 1 by Weekend t WASHINGTON ffi T h c CIO Thursday called for an immediate vul of government wage controls amid reports that President Eisen lower will issue an executive or ler probably before the end of the veek decontrolling wages and ionic prices The CIOs president Walter P Reuther wrote Eisenhower Thurs lay saying that the Wage Stabi ization Board WSB has virtu ally ceased to function and said pay curbs should be dropped im nediately Government stabilization o f f i ciais disclosed that they were in ormcd at a conference with Mo bilizer Arthur S Fleming Monday hat Eisenhower planned a decon rol order before the end of the veck Meanwhile the White House de clined again to say when an order will be issued ending wage con trols Press Secretary James C Hager y was asked about the report that wage controls would be brought to an end in 48 hours But he de clined comment beyond saying thai the matter of ending controls still is under study and considera tion Stabilization officials said the present plan is to decontrol wages at one stroke but to remove price control in a series of steps in or der to avoid any marketing dis ruptions Eisenhower told Congress Mon day he plans to let wageprice con trols die Legal authority for im posing controls expires April 30 anyway but the President said he will take steps to wipe out con trols in an orderly manner before then You Cant Win Department BALTIMORE Md G Lenoirs troubles began last August when thieves stole his metal prefabricated building from its foundation Later the thieves returned and stole the foundation Lenoir was fined Wednesday for failing to fill t h e hole where the building once stood In New Waterfront Strike Snarls Nations Largest Seaport NEW YORK luxury liner Constitution narrow ly missed ramming two piers Thursday as she docked under her own steam because of a waterfront strike which halted most ship and cargo movement in the nations largest port New Breaks Put Dutch in Danger AMSTERDAM The Netherlands death tollin Hollands dis astrous floods reached 1320 Thurs day This brought the total in the Low Countries and Britain to 1880 The Dutch figure fell short how ever of ie approximately 2000 deaths which reliable but uncon firmed reports say the surging flood waters have caused since Ihe weekend End Not in Sight And the end was not in sight Four new breaks inthe dike sys tem of SchouwcnDuivclaml is land in Southwest Holland posted a new peril for thousands of home less flood victims stnrhdcd there Boats fought through heavy scas and planes bucked snow and winds in a nice agninstlimc to get near ly 3000 s t r a ri d e d persons off Schomvcn Duivclnnd before the next high tide late Thursday after noon Dutch parachute troops were or dered dropped into the surrounded dry parts of the flood area to help in rescue efforts and to direct parachute drops of relief supplies Rescue officials set up a flying windmill helicopter airlift from Wocnsdrccht Airport here to pick up people most in danger in strick en areas Offers Money The Dutch Ministry of War of fered an extra guilder a day about 30 cents and a pack ol cigarettes to each of the 4000 to 5000 American soldierswho have been sent in to help in the rescue work But Gen Manton S Eddy commander of US Army Force in Europe asked that the money be turned over to the national relief fund Although Britain herself is stag gering under heavy flood damage in the southeast British troops and helicopters to help stricken Holland QucenV Juliana of The Netherlands sent her thanks to Britains Queen Elizabeth H As fleets boats and small planes rushed to the res cu e through rough waters and sleet and snow a new storm bore down on the floodbattered Dutch coast Another major rescue effort also was under way on stricken Goeree Overflakkee fsland where some JUNE HAVER June Haver Planning to Become Nun HOLLYWOOD Calif UP Movie star June Haver twice dis Dulles Asks for Unity in Europe Warns of Cut in Aid Funds LONDON MomsSn foreign secretary in the old tabor government Thursday accused President Eisenhower of egging on Chiang Kaishek to attackthe China mainland He said there is a real risk of trouble involving forces of the United States arid declared Britain could not help in that event Replying in a House of Com mons debate Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden said Britain is satis fied the United States had no ag gressive intentions when it in ef fect freed Chiangs Formosa forces for action afainst the main land Urges Caution Eden cautioned against reading nto the Presidents statement on ilhdrawal of the Seventh Fleet nything more than it actually appointed in love said Thursday she was givirig up her screen career to enter a convent becomea nun ml consecrate my life to the scrv IHs sick and His beautiful dancing cc of God in children The blond star who has appeared in many Ben A Williams Novelist Dies NEWTON Mass UP Ames Williams 03 wellknown novelist collapsed and died of a heart seizure vl Wednesday night while playing the ancicnct game of curling Author of 40 novels and some 400 short stories Williams said it was not talent thnt put him on the best seller lists so often was big strong able to worlc and willing to work he once said The author of House Divided and Leave Her to Heaven was orn in Macon Miss He was wrought up inJackson 0 where isfather edited a newspaper and ducated at Dartmouth He was graduated from Dart mouth in 1910 and worked as a newspaper reported and editor in Boston before giving his full lime o writing GISSIMO REVIEWS NAVAL Chiang Kaishek president of Nationalist China stands in his 5star jeep as he reviews naval personnel at Tsipeh capital of Formosa The naval forces are training under the mutual defense program Link Suspect to Omaha Murders OMAHA Neb tests showed that two guns found in possession of Nick F Johnson discharged from the Navy in 1944 for battle fatigue were the weapons that killed an elderly doctor anc his wife police said Thursday Johnson 33 denied all connection with the murder Tuesday of Dr Byron Hall 76 and his 87yearoh wife in their home BULLETIN LOWELL Mass flash Thursday blasted into a classroom at Lowell State Teach ers College sending at leasr 50 persons to hospitals and spread ing hysteria among another 400 students mostly girls musical films has had one unsuc cessful marriage and has been in mourning because of the untimely death of another sweetheart Studio Statement In a statement issued throug 20lh CenturyFox Studio where sh herlalest pic ture theactress confirmed earlier reports thatifihe intended to give up f her film icareer and weeksalary for the life of a nun Now that I am about to do something that some of you per haps will find difficult lo urider aid He quoted Eisenhowers vords This order implies no ggressivc intention on our part and said Britain is satisfied that clearly states the America Eden stressed that he lad talked only a few hours earlier vilh U S secretary of state pul es v Eden said the visit of Dulles and U S Mutual Security Adrhinistra Steve Hanagan Publicist Dies NAIROBI Kenya MVSteve Han nagan the press agent who put he bathing beauty on Americas front pages died of a heart attack n a hotel here Thursday He had arrived in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday Born in Lafayette Ind 53 years ago Hannagan at an early age became one of Americas most colorful and famous publicity ex popularizer of Miami Beach Sun Valley antl the Indian apolis Speedway Among his clients he numbered also a host of large industrial or ganizations sports and entertain ment figures was christened Stephen Jerome but few people knew a newspaper re porter on the Lafayette Morning Journal at 14 AFL longshoremen refused o cross tugmens picket lines it most New York City piers Tug men went on strike Sunday In loboken and Jersey City long shoremen brushed past token pick et lines to go lo work Some work was also going on at Brooklyn piers The Constitution with 519 pas sengers from Europe made n first attempt to dock on the south side of the American Export Lines North fliver Pier The tide carried the giant liner upslrcam and only quick work in reversing engines with ah anchor acting as additional drag saved her from ramming the pier On the second attempt Capt Bernt Jacobsen pulled into the up river side and a launch pulled her to her pier The French liner I Uc France was scheduled lo dock at 9 pm A threatened revolt within the AFL International Longshoremens Association membership did not materialize immediately Long shoremen on Pier 45 where insur gent union leadership threatened lo defy ILA President Joseph P Ryan remained outside the 4man jUrgbpatmens picket line Longshoremen of another local went lo work on Norlh River Pier 51 in the absence of a picket line Dockers said Ihey probably vould stay out after the lunch break if pickets who arrived after the 8 am shapeup remain before the pier 1500 persons were marooned on a crumbling dike SchouwenDuiveland already was fourfifths under water and some 5000 of the islands 23000 resi dents were not accounted many undoubtedly dead in their farmhouses ASKS DISMISSAL DES MOINES Hartford Carlisle Savings Bank and its pres ident G D Schololcr two of sev en defendants in a suit growing out of alleged check kit ing operations have asked the Federal Court to dismiss them as defendants stand I have thought it well lo make a public stalemenl Miss Haver said in the statement ad dressed to all my friends I am going away to prepare myself by several years of prayer and studyfor something I have ccn contemplating for the last two years I am determined to be a Sis er of Charity to consecrate my ifc to the service of God in His sick and in His children Consecrate Myself If at the end oE my prcpara ion my religious superiors judge that I am able to do this I shall consecrate myself by vow lo Ihis kind of life know what I want lo do But what f want be what God wants May His will be done Officials of the mother house of the Sisters of Charity convent at Leavcnworlh Kan said the ac Iress had visited there two and a half years ago They said they ex pected to know by Feb 15 whether she will take training there or in another convent 32 SAME lie means no deaths to pail 21 houri NO PARKING PROBLEM HERE a cocker spaniel doesnt seem to have a care in the world as he peers from aharidbag into which he fits snugly The jet black puppy is the pet of a couple in DeKalb UK tor Harold iiStassen was to set up close personal relationships be tween the Eisenhower administra tion and Britain As a result of the close and Cordial relations Established at our first discussions quite confident the type of cbUaboration which vvould make it impossible for any stejp which could have farrreachingVih ternal reaction to bb taken with out our having an opportunityof expressing our views beforehand Eden said Own Responsibility 7 say those words entirelyon my own responsibility Mr Dulles and Mr Stassen had made clear that Uicy could make no commit ments while they vcre on this trip Morrison had sharply attacked President Eisenhowers method of putting in force the new Amer ican policy on Formosa and in sisted there was time for advance consultations with Britain He charged too that the Amer icans profound emotional hatred of CqmmUnism was inclined to lead them into risky actions Eden defended the United States against the charge emotional ism He said n I wonder whether that applies more to them than to us Thqre have been total casual tics of 128000 and that must have affected a great many American homes It seems to me that their restraint has been quite remark able Earlier Dulles in Bonn Ger many after conferring with the British leaders called upon Conti nental Europe to put away its old dangerous rivalries and join quickly in armed union to pro vide the indispensablecornerstone of a strong Atlantic community The secretary and Mutual Se curity Director Harold E Stassen flew here from London where they reportedly left behind a warn ing to British leaders that con crete progress must be made with in 75 days toward creating a Eu ropean Defense Army including German troops or America may reduce its aid program Brief Meeting After a brief preliminary meet ing with Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer they swung into a series of conferences with German Allied leaders which will virtually fill their 21hour stay here Dulles read a brief formal state ment lo the press after his first chat with Adenauer He praised the 77yearold chancellor as one of the great postwar statesmen who has the vision to move for ward and realize the possibilities of the future Dulles said he and Stassen were making this factfinding tour of the sixnations which have signed the treaty to create a European Defense Army because webe Heve these countriesstand on the threshold of a great evolutionary change which will supplant nation al rivalries with unity In that way and only In that way Dulles added can the na ;