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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press ajjd United Tress full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7 1953 This Taper Consists ol Two One No 103 Larson Named to High Court Hoegh Is New Atty General Dont Want Legislators Skeptical of Governors Budget Request DES MOINES favorable reactions to Gov William S Beardsleys budget recommendations gave way quickly in some key legislative quarters to the consensus statement Its a good trick if you can do it But we have a mandate from the against any increase in state spending The governor recommended to the legislature Friday the expendi ture per year in the next bienniiim He said this coukl DR CONANT CALLS ON Eisenhower has a smile and aliand shake for Dr James B Conant a White House caller Later Friday the Senate approved Conants nomination as high commissioner for Germany and at the same time okayed the appointment of Gen Walter Bedell Smith for undersecretary of state GOP Spurns Demo Demand to Reveal Asian Strategy SenSparkman Presses Issue WASHINGTON Eisen hower administration stood pat Saturday against Democratic de mands for a public accounting of how much if at all the U S will back up any Nationalist raids on Red China But GOP leaders promised Dem ocralic members ofthe Senate For eign Relations Committee confi dential answers to some of their questions when Secretary of State Dulles returns froni Europe Administration supporters lined up solidly behind Sen Knowland RCalif who told the Senate Fri day that it would be the height of folly for the U S to lip its hand now on Far Eastern moves Knowland chairman of the Sen ate Republican Policy Committee rejected a demand by Sen Spark man DAla that President Eiscn Predicts Dispute UNITED NATIONS NY UP observers predict ed Saturday thatif President Eisenhower orders a naval block ade of China it will touch off bitter opposition in the United Nations led by Britain and In dia Adm Arthur W Radford United Sfates Pacific Fleet com mander told a congressional committee that the President was considering such a block ade and assured the members that we can do it howcr tell the country what steps and consequences may follow hi order lifting Seventh Fleet restric tions against mainland raids by th Nationalists Iri his Stale of the Union mes sage last Monday1 Eisenhower saic he would no longer require the U S Seventh Fleet to shield the Redheld China mainland from at tacks byNationalists on Formosa POSTMASTER JOB WASHINGTON W Rep Jensc RIa has recommended Ralph L Black for appointment as actin postmaster at Logan la any new or m That Fresh Air Did It CHICAGO Glasner 53 won areduction of charges from drunken driving to reckless driving when he told Judge George B Weiss his first taste of champagne caused his arrest I just had two drinks Glasner said It tasted like soda pop but when I went outside and got a wiff of fresh I admire this man forjus honesty Weiss said and fined him Tugboat Strike Relaxes Grip on New York Port NEW YORK tugboat strike relaxed its grip on he worlds largest port Saturday amid signs strikers and employers were approaching agreement without need of overnment proposed arbitration Representatives of both in the wage dispute said Friday night in separate statements that progress was be ing made in negotiations sched be done without creased taxes Million Increase The total represents an increase of about 11 million dollars over the annual expenditures for slate gov ernment except highways at pres ent Beardsley estimated state reve nue for the two years beginning next July 1 total pel year This plus the previous slate balance minus the appropriations recommended would leave a bal ance of at the end of the next biennium Thirty million dollars of that bal ance would be the treasury reserve fund set up by the 1949 legislature at Bcardsleys request The gov ernor said he still wants that amount left intact So the state would thus have a fluid balance of only Most of the lawmakers who were asked to comment immediately for publication both Republicans anc Democrats said they thought the governor proposed a conservative and reasonable budget But some others after the thought about it a little longer an took a look at the detailed figures voiced doubts Mandate From Voters One particularly highranking legislator said I thought we hac a mandate from the voters in the lastgeneral election not to in crease state spending Congress Atomic Group Deadlocked Over Leadership WASHINGTON Toint Congressional Committee on Atom c Energy although conlrollqd by a Republican majority apparently vill be doing business indefinitely inder a Democratic chairman House and Senate members evcn y divided on the 18man group cant break a deadlock over clec lon of a newRepublican chairman They quit trying Friday after many Ballots during three sessions Rep Carl T Durham CDN C ho became acting chairman late ast year after Sen Brien McMa rton then chairman died will con tinue until somebody is ready to change his vote There was no rea son to think this would be soon The trouble is that the commit tees nine senators want to elect n Senator as chairman while the nine House members arc adamcnt insupport of a House member The candidates respectively are Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper la and Rep W Sterling Senate Republican Leader Rob ert A Taft 0 called House Speaker Joseph W Martin Jr Mass Friday in a final effort to break thestalemate The effort failed has been drop bound to be re ulcd to continue this afternoon The improved prospects of a set tlement in the wage and contract dispute came as the Federal Me diation Service in Washington asked that the crippling strike in its seventh day be called off pend ing arbitration However the government sug gestion was put aside at least tem porarily as a result of employer objections The union while ex pressing misgivings had accepted the federal proposal Involved in the dispute are 3500 tugboat crewmen members of the AFL International Longshoremens Association and their employers grouped in the Marine Towing and Transportation Employers Associa tion Farm income ping and that is fleeted in state revenue You knov at home when our income starts going down why we just don spend as much as we had been spending That statement seemed to fine agreement with several other law makers who also were commcntin privately after having given th situation more study and thought The next big item of Icgislativ business will come up next Tues day morning when the Senate be gins debate on the oleobulter is sue The first and primary cjues tion is whether to legalize thesal of colored oleo A companion bill is awaiting it turn for debate in the House Bu action there is not expected befor the latter part of next week Als awaiting action in the House bu not yet reached that stage in th Senate is a bill to repeal the ta on oleo See No Price Hikes as Lids Are Abolished WASHINGTON if The nation vas shifting back to a freemarket economy Saturday amid predic ions there will be little immediate hange in living costs Merchants across the nation fenernlly applauded President Ei enhowers orders lifting many government controls They said onsumcr prices wont change much Eisenhower carrying out a pledge he made last Monday to ongrcss junked all wage controls riday and look a big first step n pulling away curbs on prices lore price ceilings are to be can celed gradually until all are out of the way by April 30 Among thousands of items re movedfrom price control on Ei senhowers orders are all meat c 1 o t h in g furniture restaurant meals bar and tavern drinks and virtually all articles sold in de partment stores Controls remain for the time being on such things as milk bread cigarettes cosmetics and large household appliances such as stoves and refrigerators But these may be included in another big decontrol package due next week Businessmen queried by The Associated Press in a 20city sur vey said generally they can keep prices down to about where they are now unless materials and labor costs increase Some economists have continued Lo predict price rises costing as much as a billion dollars in the next six months In the other direction sagging beef battle and other farm product prices have caused fears of reces sion to be voiced in Congress AP Wireplioto SMASHED CATJIN WHERE 2 Hols I 50 of Quasqueton pilot and Marvin Walton 32 a farmer near Quasqueton wetc killed in this plane when it crashed near Quasqueton Friday The two men were spotting foxes A similar accident occurred recently near Colwell when two men were killed in a plane mishap BULLETINS WASHINGTON Eisenhower Saturday announced he will nominate Mrs Booth Luce as ambassador to It aly The nomination had been predicted in Washington circles BELGRADE resentatives of Yugoslavia Greece and Turkey will meet in Athens late this month to draw up an alliance against the threat of Russian aggression Security McCarthy Will Quiz State DepK Official WASHINGTON McCarthy RWis Saturday marked Carlisle Humelaine deputy under secretary of state for questioning in a spreading investigation of the State De partmentHumelsine is the man in ultimate charge of the departments security tions and its massive collec tion of secret files from which witnesses have sworn that docu ments have mysteriously disap peared In three days of public hearings Lhe Special Investigating Subcom mittee which McCarthy heads has received testimony that a special agents report on a suspected Com munist and some reports on em ployes with unusual morals arc missing from personnel files It also heard that a derogatory letter about an employe w a s ordered burned by some nevernamed high official Sen Mundt member of the subcommittee announced he will ask that Dean Acheson himself be called if Humelsine tes tifies that he acted under orders in not correcting this appalling sit uation Will Hit Gambling in State Appointments by Beardsley DES M01NES W Iowa Ally Gen Robert L Larson was ap pointed to the State Supreme Court Saturday Leo Hoegh Chariton at torney who was named to succeed him as attorney general said We wilt continue the pressure against gambling Both appointments were made by Gov William S Beardsley Larson 54 fills the vacancy created on the ninemember high court by the Jan 1 resignation Justice IT J Monlz of Audubon World War SS VK Hoegh 44 is a native of Audu bon a World War II veteran and n Eisenhowerbacker He is op ralibns officer of the IowaNebras ka 34th Division National Guard vith the rank of lieutenant colonel Hoegh called his appointment a challenge and said I believe the policies of Mr to dale have proven sound and have met with general ap proval It will be my purpose to continue those policies He said he referred especially to Larsons antigambling campaign and commented We will continue the pressure There will be no gambling syndi cates allowed Hoegh said law enforcement be gins in the home community and that he will cooperate with county attorneys arid sheriffs The governor said Mr Larson Allied Aircraft Destroy 2 Red Planes Bomb Troops SEOUL Outnum bered American Sabrejets battled Communist fighters in a winglip to wingtip duel high over north west Korea Saturday and blasted two Red MIG15s out of the sky One of the Russian built planes missed crashing into a U S F86after the Sabre hit it with two cannonbursts Thuhderjels bombing Red gun positions in the Kumsong sector spotted a gallery of Communist troops standing on the ground watching the raid and strafed them Before they knew what hit them ire had emptied all our guns said 1st Lt Miles C McDonnell Sir mingham Mich Planes from four U S air wings hit a personnel and supply building in the Kumsong area Eight build ings were flattened by direct hits a returning pilot said Other planes 1 struck at rail and road networks supplying the Com munist front line The screaming air battle was be tween eight Sabrejeis and 14 Red MIGs It brought to four the num ber of Communist jets shot down by F86 pilots this month the Air Forcesaid B26 Invader light bombers car ried out a scorching raid on enemy trucks and knocked but 90 Red ve hicles headed for the frontiincs Dulles Stassen Visit Belgium BRUSSELS Belgium John Foster Dulles arrived in Belgium Saturday to continue his survey o European defense planning buoyed by finding that West Eu ropes leaders generally believe a common army offers the most ef fective guarantee of peace and se curity President Eisenhowers big four motored plane Drought the US secretary of stale and American Foreign Aid Chief Harold Slassen here after a brief flight from flood devastated Holland The two American leaders wer welcomed by Belgian Foreign Min istcr Paul Van Zceland US Am bassador Myron T Cowcn and oth cr Belgian and American officials AP Wirepholo WATER OVER THE BROKEN of water poured over a broken dike at Ab benbrook on the island of Putten southwest of Rotterdam Holland as a galelashed North Sea swamped coastlines ol England Belgium and Holland A vast labor force Sat urday swung into a critical phase of the battle against the sea Urge Judge to Permit Newsmen NEW YORK York Cit editors have urged Judge Franci L Valentc to perm it press cover age of all testimony in the caf society vice trial of margarine hei Minot F Jelke III The General Sessions Court judg Friday had threatened to exclud newsmen and the public during th testimony of the first witness 19 yearold Pat Ward Flood Waters Receding in Disaster Area AMSTERDAM waters cccded steadily Saturday from the isasler regions of Holland as Ihou ands of workers toiled to rebuild he little kingdoms riddled against the er frontline defense verthrcatcning sea The sorrowing nations death toll rom the storm that also hit cighboring Belgium and also Bri ain mounted to 1372 as the sea vashed up several more bodies in he stricken southwestern prov nccs Hardest hit was Goerec Ovcrflakkee Island with 433 dead The threenation death toll rose o 1941 Britain counted 54G dead ind Belgium 23 Filling the stormscoured breaks the Nelhcrlands dikes before next weeks spring titles as the biggest task facing an army of emergency workers Toiling shoulder toshoulder on he immense task was every fit nan who could be spared from ravaged villages troops both Dutch and American and gangs of student volunteers Hollanders in dire distress and misery still held out on water encircled sand dunes on Schouwen Duivcland Island They were with out public services and probably without food and medicine The government said they and others in a similar plight would be removed by Tuesday The mammoth evacuation operation already tailing off would then be completed has made an able attorney general and now will realize his lifetime ambition to serve on the high court Commenting on the appointment of Hoegh Beardsley said I feel the state is fortunate in securing the Mr Hoegh in this important post He predicted Hoegh would make an outstanding attorney general Effective Monday The appointments are both ef fective Monday The Supreme Court post pays a year The Attorney Gen eral position pays a year Larson has been Attorney Gen About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and mild through Sunday Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Not much change in temperatures Minnesota Considerable cloudiness Saturday night and Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 34 Minimum 29 At 8 a m 30 cral since 1947 and is a former resident of Iowa City Hoegh a stale representative from 1937 to 1942 was a leading supporter of the fight in the Iowa Republican Presidential Conven tion last spring to secure delegates pledges to the nomination of Dvvight D Eisenhower Hoegh unsuccessfully sought the GOP nomination for Congress in the Fourth District in 1950 He served four years in World War II rising from platoon leader to lieutenant colonel He also is a prominent member oC the Iowa National Guard Larsons supporters for the ap pointment included the Johnson County Bar Association Several attorneys in Iowas seventh con gressional district also had been mentioned for the post inasmuch as Former Justice Mantz resides in the seventh district Mantz re signed due to ill health Gambling Campaign Larson gained special promi nence through his antigambling campaign He had been mentioned frequently as a possible candidate for governor or for the US Senate in 1954 The Supreme Court vacan cy to which he was elected expires at the end of 1954 Larson when informed of the appointment said I consider it one of the highest honors and greatest public responsibilities which can come to one in my pro fession 1 am very much pleased and hope I can measure up Packinghouse Union Raps Discrimination DES MOINES tocom bat what they described as racial discrimination in was pledged here Fri day by delegates to an Jowa NebraskaColorado convention of the CIO United Packinghouse Workers Union ;