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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and Unilcd Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 111953 This Paper Consists ol Two One No 104 U S May Request Embargo on Ship Group Votes to Cut Taxes Give Verdict AP Wiccphoto FIRST FAMILY AT Eisenhower shakes hands with Ambassador Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta of India outside the Dupont Theater in Washing ton where a premiere of a motion picture about Mahatma i r 4 ii1 rv 1 o Gandhi was held bouquet of roses Mrs Eisenhower is holding a large Major Reveal More Details on Nixon Forgeries WASHINGTON letters described as forgerie by the chairman of a Senate subcommittee are major piece of evidence in the investigation of an alleged smear effor against Vice President Nixon before his election Members iiii wi wi i T r OQ Brpwnlee to Advise on All Controls f the elections subcommittee leaded by Sen Barrett R Vyo disclosed some details Tues Jay of the matters now being irobed by the Justice Department to Top Men in Treasury WASHINGTON W The Eisen hower administration evidently has accepted politely a decision by Re publicans on the House Ways and Means Committee to vote for ear y action to reduce income taxes Informed sources said Wednes day that Treasury officials made it clear to committee members at a private dinner meeting Tuesday night that they will neither support nor oppose right now a taxcutting drive led by Rep Rccd Earlier at a caucus GOP mem bers of the taxwriting committee were reliably reported to have de cided to vote next Monday in fa vor of Chairman Reeds bill to re duce individual income lax rates 10 per cent starling June 30 Delay Action Persons who attended Tuesdaj ights dinner asking not to be amed said Treasury officials suggested they would have liked he committee to delay action un il Treasury specialists have more Line to survey prospects for fed ral revenue and spending Eisenhower and the Trcasurj have called for spending cuts and i nearbalanced budget before taxes arc cut Administration spokesmen how ever were said to have told th GOP committee Tues day night that they arc just a anxious as congressmen taxes The only conflict thes sources said was over timing o action on the Reed bill The administration was said t be hoping the House Rules Com mittee will stall the proposal fo about two months Surprise Was on Betty SAN FRANCISCO John J Collctti 24 thought he was just 1 of 1824 Korean War veterans arriving on the transport Gen W F Hase Tuesday until Up rushed Actress Betty Hutton and planted a kiss on his lips Colletti a San Franciscan was the 300000th vet returned by ship He was surprised but not too surprised to cling to Betty who found her intended ceremonial kiss turned into a production Not for 90 seconds and after repeated frantic signals from Miss Hutton for a break did the sergeant let go This has me worked up more than combat he confided Lordy exclaimed Betty Passed by Senate Goes to House DES MOINES bill to permit the sale of colored oleomargarine in Iowa approved by the Senate 29 to 21 wab dispatched to the House Wednesday where it could come up for action Thursday A companion measure on the House Reeds Bill Reeds bill would give someSO Bill Would Set 15 Mill School Tax Separate From State Assistance DES MOINES Iowa Sen ate Schools Committee introducet Wednesday a bill which would re quire all counties to make a min imum 15 mill school district lev on all taxable property Such levy would raise an estimated 6 million dollars a year No Connection Sen R R Bateson Eldora who sponsored similar legislation two years ago said the new measure would have no connection with the amount of state aid for schools He said its purpose was to require the it committee request Barrett described the letters WASHINGTON James F Brownlcc New York in vest men banker Wednesday was named government consultant on price anc other economic controls The action was widely intcrpretec as meaning 1 The Eisenhower administration has decided that remaining pric controls should be removed pro gressively rather than be wiped out by a single sweeping order 2 Further study is planned and Brownlees advice is desired on the question of whether standby controls legislation should be en acted so that price and wage re straints can be quickly slapped back on in event of emergency The present controls law expires April 30 vhich have to do with a purported payment from oil interests 0 Nixon when he ran for the Sen ate in 1950 as forgeries The men over whose names the letters were written deny writing them One of the purported letters is addressed to Franklyn Waltmari publicity director for the Sun Oi Co in Philadelphia and bears the name of H W Sanders viccprcsi million taxpayers an average 10 per cent cut in income tax rates starting June 30 Payroll withhold ng taxes would drop from the present 20 per cent to 18 per cent Such a cut is scheduled Dec 31 under present laws Congressional staff specialists estimate advanc ing the reduction by six months would cost in revenue for the fiscal year starting July 1 The Eisenhower administration is said to feel this loss in revenue would make it very difficult if not impossible for the new Presi 15 mill levy as a means of county wide supportof schools in addi tion to whatever the districts re ceive from the state The governors budget recom mendation recommends p r e s ent state school aid of about 17 million a year be increased to around 20 million The House debated amendments to the bill throughout the morning and adjourned without finishing work on it dent of the Union Oil Co of Cali fornia It states that oil companies were paying to Nixon and that he would serve the interests of the oil industry Sanders has denied to the com mittee that he wrote the letter and Waltman has denied receiving it The other letter was written as though from Burns W Lee Loi Angeles public relations counsel to RoyDe Grott New York public dent to balance his first full fiscal prime goal of the Presi Major Amendment now differs from the one which the Senate pushed through Tuesday after a day long debate And it will be up to the House to decide whether it wants the changes that were made Principal Change The principal change is that prc olorcd olco available in food tores willhave to be put up in tri ngulaiy quarter pound segments hat will not imitate the form in vhich butter is sold These trian gular sections could be sold in 1 ouud packages The Senate virtually look itsclf by surprise Tuesday when it waded through a long list of proposed amendments and agreed to a final vote without further spcechmaking The senators made a one day job of what looked like an extended argument when various requests to speak before the final roll call were withdrawn When the passage vote came late in the afternoon all Senate mem bers were present Twenty six Re House Action DES MOINES Iff The Iowa House agreed Wednesday to take up on Thursday Feb 19 as a spe cial order of business a bill to legalize the sale of colored oleo margarine The Senate passed a basically similar measure on Tuesday Mrs Gladys Nelson Newton first sought to make the House bill a special order for next Tues day AP Wlrcphoto MISSING COED GOES HOME WITH BLACK Sporting a heavily discolored eye Jane Mengom 18year old Bucknell coed paused at the National Airport m Washington on her way home from Daytona Beach lla Cause of the black eye is not explained Miss Mengom was arrested by police in the company of Michael 0 Connor 16 after a 13Rtate search Had Doted Him Says Play girl Mentions Rooney in Vice Trial NEW YORK attorney in the vice trial of Minot Mickey Jelljcsaid Playgirl Pat Ward testified Wednesday that she hadelated Actor Mickey Rooney Chief Defense Attgrney Sam Segal said in answer to a dent Reed has insisted the budget can be balanced under his bill Committee approval of the Reed bill on Monday could make it cligi le for House floor action immc liately Sen Cnpehart Rlncl has intro duced a bill for a standby controls law Capchart issued a statement Wednesday saying he has been as sured by President Eisenhower and high ranking officials they have an relations man and dated February 1951 it was a covering note for warding a photographic copy of the first letter Lee denied writing the forward ngletter or knowing anything bout the letter purportedly for open mind on the question Brownlce a former deputy direc tor of the wartime Office of Price Administration was appointed as an advisor to Arthur Flemming chief of the Office of Defense Mo bilization Scott Hershey ODM information chief who announced Brownlees appointment said he could no discuss what the new consultant duties would be vardcd AMBASSADOR ARRIVES LONDON Aldrich ncwi US ambassador to Britain arrived by plane Wednesday fron New York to take up his post CUT LINES BERLIN US Army officials disclosed Wednesday vandals cut transmission lines used by the US T h c first major amendment to come to a vote proposed to revise the system of setting up the pro posed Board of Public Instruction The amendment by Reps Walker and Stevens called for appoint ment by the governor of all nine membersof the board The amendment was defeated 55 to 40 Defeat of this amendment too with it a proposal by Rep Shaff to prevent legislators from becom ing members of the state board during their terms but Shaff said he would bring his plan up for question that Miss Ward men tioned Rooneys name during cross examination He added She said she kiicw him thai she had been out with him had been to his apartment and had had dinner with him She knew Rooney more than seven months before she met Jellcc Jclke 23yearold heir to an oleo margarine fortune is charged with inducing the inyearok Miss Ward and two other young women to be publicans and three come prostitutes and with DemocratsLff Miss Wards earnings living voted for passage Twenty Rcpvib Scgal the nnmc of Rooney licans and one Democrat voted hai becn mentioned asamong theatrical people Miss Ward said knew We showed she knew some against the bill Eating Places The measure is now in this form We snoweu sue Knew soim so far as public eating places arc g al concerned They can serve yellow oleo but ucd Armed Forces Network in West Berlin Tuesday night another vote later liiLy uiiu aui vt t only in triangular patties that have And some newspaper people a screen imprint At the entrance interjected Martin Benjamin an of their establishments they must other defense attorney post notice that they serve oleo Segal was asked Did she say On the menu it must be printed in she knew them as customers large type that olco is being We didnt speak of customers ervcd replied Segal We asked her aboi Papers Services Get Legal Action in Bar on Press NEW YORK news services anc five New York news papers obtained a State Supreme Court order Wednesday directing General Sessions Judge Francis L Valcnte to show cause Friday why c should not reopen the Minot F clke vice trial to the press and niblic The order was signed by Justice Benjamin F Schrcibcr in the pres ence of lawyers tor the United International News Service ind NCW York Herald Tribune Post Daily News JournalAmcri can and Mirror Hugh Baillic president of the United Press made this statement in connection with the legal action The United Press intervened in the Jclkc case because a clearcut NEW PHONE SERVICE SEOUL Iff The International Telephone Exchange Wednesday announced the opening of tele phone service from Seoul to any point in the US Sports Bulletin CHICAGO Champion Kid Gavilan weighed 146W pounds a half pound under the limit and Challenger Chuck Davey stripping nude weighed exactly 147 at the weighin for their 15round title bout at the Chicago Stadium Wednesday night Gavilan close to a 31 favorite had been expected to have trouble making the weight but it turned out that his southpaw challenger provided the excitement at the weighin conducted in the ring where the title bout will be fought Davey had to get on t h e scale three times doing a strip tease to finally make the weight Highways in StateVery Dangerous DES MOINES was a lot of weather in Iowa Wednesday of it bad Heavy wet snow plunked down over most of the state through the morning following freezin rain in many areas The combina tion left highways snowpacked and extremely slippery in all ex cept the southeast corner of the Alternative to Disputed Blockade May Come Out of Conference WASHINGTON W The Eisen hower administration may ask US Allies to join in an embargo on all shipments to Red China as an alternative to proposals for a risky naval blockade This move was among those some highly placed administration officials thought might come be fore the strategymaking National Security Council for discussionat a While House meeting Wednes day No Commitments Secretary of State Dulles who told senators Tuesday that so far as he knows Eisenhower has made no Far Eastern commitments be yond his Seventh Fleet order planned to attend And Mutual Se curity Administrator Harold E Stasscn was invited One Republican official said in an interviewthat a survey has in dicated it probably would be neces sary for the US to go it alone in any attempt to blockade the China Coast and thus cut off shipments goods to the Communists On the other hand there was some belief in administration cir cles that the larger antiCommu nist nations mightbe willing to ex pand the strategic embargo recommended against Communist China by a United Nations com mittee in May 1951 While as all shipments to tho Reds other nations have put only selectedarti cles on the list Britain for in stance still ships medical supplies to China Much Talk There has been a great deal of talk among congressmen and mili tary officials about instituting a blockade Some have said they be lieve such action might risk a full scale war others have minimized the possibility Gen Omar NBradley was quoted as having told the Senate F or ei gn Relations Committee Tuesday that so far as international law goes a blockade legally could be laid ports and nlso against Russiancontrolled ort Arthur and Dairen Bradley said this was true be cause China retains legal sover eignty over the ports But he said Britishheld Hong Kong couldnt legally be tied up by a blockade directed against Red China In Eondon official reservations were voiced about blockade propo sals The Marquess Reading parliamentary undersecretary for foreign affairs told the House of Lords the British government would view with concern any pro posal to institute a naval blockade statet The Weather Woman Has Streetcar Home Bureau said the snow would end in Western Iowa CHICAGO street vendor said Wednesday has been sleeping on streetcars at night for seven years and likes it A streetcars got a rooming house beat a mile for comfort said MrsAnna Cox and its cheaper The spry okl lady said she did not sleep in rooming houses because she couldnt afford a bed and a roof Rooms are drafty and the beds are uncomfortable and once I was in a hotel when it caught fire she said Authorities learned of Mrs Cox1 home Tuesday when it came time toreleaseher from the county hospital where she treated since Jan16 for a leg injury suffered in an auto accident Hospital attendants insisted she give them a home address and after some hesitation Mrs Cox admitted that she was a permanent guest of the Chicago Transit Authority But I always paid my it was worth it she said stoutly The wizened old lady said she sold hair nets and beauty aids on the street corners She displayed a bank book that showed a bal unco of 8236 Wednesday night but it was ex pectcd to continue in Eastern Iowa and spread into the southeast area which had only rain during the morning Colder lemperatucrs were forecast for Wednesday night As the sticky snow plastcrcc streets and highways hundreds of cars over the stale became stalled In DCS Moines hundreds of per sons were late to work as cars became stuck on hills and buse couldnt get around them The Weather Bureau said If a restaurant or cafe owner vioi lc she kncw ales the law he can be fined l r or the first offense for the c sad that six months befor second offense and 500 for the she met Jclke Miss Ward bird offense and his business linude for a photographer censes can be taken away for one1 year Owners of food stores or any one else falsely advertising or of fering colored oleo for butter can be charged with a misdemeanor and prosecuted Enforcement The State Department of Agri culture will be responsible for en forcement of the proposed new law The housewife the groceryman from whom she buys the Iowa dairyman who sends his products to creameries the farmer who raises soybeans from which oleo i can be made and other folks all were mentioned in the olco debate ucsday principle is involved That principle is that a press association has a right and an obligation to report all the news all the time It docs not matter whether that news origi poscdjnates in a courtroom a parliament jor a precinct police station The Wealher Mason City Gradual clearing and MRS ANNA COX might accumulate to 3 to 6 inchc in Northeast Iowa where highway already were icy Waterloo sai hotels were jammed because pco pic planning to travel were re luctant to get out on the roads Elsewhere in the state the no snow cover ranged from inc to 3 inches All About late low 10 to 16 Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy Minnesota Thursday partly cloudy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO 34 26 27 32 Maximum Minimum N Y Tug Strike Has Settlement NEW YORK scur ried around the worlds largest harbor Wednesday to clear up a backlog of work that piled up dur ing 10 days of a strike by AFL crewmen Settlement of the strike was an nounced Tuesday afternoon Tugs worked through the night helping berth freighters and liners which had anchored in New Yorks outer harbor Other started moving fuel food and other sup plies across the Hudson River from New Jersey to New York City 5 The settlement covered the last remaining point in dispute A de mand by the union the AFL Inter national Longshoremens tion that no tug be manned by less than three men The employers had insisted that the contract not stipulate crew sizes 1 VICE TRIAL Heir Minot T 1 JLU 1 V 1 f X w F Jeikc 3rd and Pat Ward are shown as they appear eel1 at General Sessions Court in New York City Wednesday at vice trial in which Jelke is the defendant and MissWard is the states star witness The trial is closed to the press and the public However the defense revealed during a recess that Miss Ward has mentioned a lot of good big names in the two days oC testimony Reader Helps in Capture of Criminal LOS ANGELES of Joseph Brletics name to the FBI ist of its 10 most wanted men rought about his arrest Tuesday n the nearby desert town of Lan caster He had been working as a bow ling alley pinselter under the name of Jimmy Rizzo Sheriffs officers nabbed him aftcr a tip f r 6 m a newspaper readerwho had seen an FBI an nouncement of his recordaccom panied by a picture T ;