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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Doily Newspaper HOMi EDITION ITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press ano UnHed Press Full Lease Wires Seven Ccnls a Coiiy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18 1953 This Paper Consists ol Two Ono Thousands of Items Are Decontrolled UATDowns 7 MIGs in Huge Air Strike V T SVJ t S W L No 112 House GOP Clash Over Opposes Ike WASHINGTON tf The House Ways and Means Committee dis agreed and openly Wed nesday President Eisenhow ers avowed policy of putting spend ing cuts ahead of any reductions in taxes A tax cut must precede not follow budget reductions the com mittee said in a report to the House only one day after Eisen hower strongly renewed his stand for the reverse order Further the committee asserted a delay in tax trimming until the level of spending is the approach stressed by Eisen well have serious economic consequences Into Open This lagnuage brought squarely into the open a simmering clash among Republicans over lax policy and raised the threat of a possible presidential veto It was approved by the committee in a closed meet ing late a roll call vote The committee planned to make it public Wednesday Some news men saw a copy in advance of that The report formally sends to the House with a recommendation for passage a bill by Committee Chairman Reed RNY to cut in dividual income taxes 10 per cent starting July bill approved 21 4 by the committee Monday At his first White House news conference Eisenhower said Tues day that the government cannot afford to reduce taxes or federal income until it has in sight a spend ing program which balances in come and outgo Otherwise he added higher taxes may result in the future Excess The President Profits indicated if the excess profits tax on business is to expire June provided in present law administration would seek a substitute for that revenue estimated at about 2A billion dollars annually Postmaster to Go to Prison CEDAR RAPIDS Postmaster Charles J Cash Jr of Anamosa la will begin serving an 18month sentence for embezzling in government funds March 2 Federal Judge Henry N Graven sentenced Cash after he pleaded guilty Tuesday and ordered him to present himself to the US marshal at Dubuque for imprisonment in a federal prison on that date Postal inspectors accused Cash of obtaining money by manipulat ing government checks and keeping false set of books while postmas terat Anamosa Cashheld the post from 1936 to 1952 except for three years military service Times Have Changed KANSAS CITY Mo was presence in an automobile required motorcycle escorts sirens secret afnVugen0ral linderslanding that anything in the road would get out of the way But the former President found out the hard way Tuesday that being a plain citizen can make a big difference A car carrying Mr Truman and his wife Bess a truck at a Kansas City intersection No one was injured and both vehicles received only minor damage Arthur H Bell of the Missouri Highway Patrol who was driving the Trumans home and driver of the truck William Davie were charged with reckless driving and each posted S25 bond Angus MacNidery 24 Dies Suddenly at Ames Hospital Angus MacNider 24 son of Gen and Mrs Hartford Mac Is ider died suddenly in his sleep at a hospital in AmesTues day night He had entered the hospital Tuesday rfiorning alter being found unconscious in his rooming house He later regained consciousness and his attending physician had seen him at 10 pm Mr Mac Nider was born April 10 1928 at Washington D C He attended Lhc Mason City public schools and then entered the Milton Academy Milton Mass After serving 90 days in the Navy he received his discharge in 1945 and then attended the Aca demy of Lake Forest 111 and was graduated in 194G He attended Mason City Junior College 1M years and then the University of Arizona at Tucson for one year During the past year he had been aking special courses in agricul ure at Iowa State College Ames He was a member of thc American in Mason City Surviving are his parents who who are enroutc home from New Orleans two brothers Tom Mac Nider Mason City and Jack Mac Nider Pittsburgh Pa and his grandmother Mrs C H McNider Mason City Canadians Tell of New Fighter TRENTON Ont Royal Canadian Air Force said Wednes day it has a new jet fighter armed with GO radaraimed than twice as many as any US plane is known to carry Any one of the rockets the RCAF said can bring down an enemy bomber SAME Klack flan means Iritric Jcmth In 21 hours BULLETIN WASHINGTON Senate Agriculture Committee Wednes day decided to ask Secretary of Agriculture Benson to testify soon in a public session on hisfarm policies Almost Record Armada Smashes Communist Area SEOUL States Sabrejet pilots shot down seven Russianmade M1G15 jet fighters over North Korea Wednesday while defending a nearrecord size Unitec Nations bomber fleet The Communist warplahes swarmcc over from their sanctuary in a vain attempt to break up a bombing attack by 379 UN planes on a sprawling Rec tank and infantry training schoo near Pyongyang the North Ko rcan capital 5fh Straighf Day It was the fifth straight day of blazing air battles between the American Sabrejets and the Rus sian MIGs The Allied bombing at tack was the biggest in months In the five days of aerial combat high over North Korea the Amcri canpDots have shot down 14 MiGs damaged five so severely that they probably crashed and inflicted less serious damage on 1G It was assumed that in Wednes days action some MIGs were dam aged in addition to those definitely downed but the Air Force made no immediate report Wednesdays target for the UN fighterbombers was a big tank infantry school near Kangso west of Pyongyang 750000 Pounds UN fighter bombers slam met more than 750000 pounds of ex plosives on the sprawling target The Air Force said that was more than the amount of ammunition thrown out in the big weeklong attacks against a vital bridge complex at Sinanju last month Pilots reported destroying 13E buildings in trie twin raid The said they also touched off many secondary explosions First LI Raymond Kelley of Milwaukee Wis said the explo sions jarred his plane at 11000 feel Assessment of damage was al most impossible the Air Force said because off the dense smoke that mushroomedfrom the site Earlier the Navy disclosedvthat five propellerdriven Marine fight er bombers had fought their way o safety after being jumped by six Communist jet fighters Marine Planes The Marine planes from the American carrier Bataan were overtaken Tuesday by the Red VIIGiSs near Chinnanampo on the Korean West Coast the Navy said The slower Corsairs maneuvered out of the Redjets gunsights in a sharp but short duel and the MIGs finally took off for the north The ground war subsided Tues day night and early Wednesday However UN tanks pounded Red ortifica lions along the Central Front firing from fixed positions along the base Triangle the old Iron Mason Woman Rides in Luggage Comportment DES MOINES AMason Citj woman who rode 85 miles fron Atlantic to Des Moines in the lug gage compartment of a Greyhound bus was taken home by her hus band Wednesday morning The husband Edgar Ostrom said his wife Florence 44 had not been well in recent months and that her condition had caused irraliona spells The woman apparently hid her self in the compartment when the bus stopped at Atlantic Bus Drivei Edwin Wiedner Omaha said there was only luggage in the compart ment when the bus arrived in At lantic Mrs Oslroms presence was dis covered when a baggage atlendan at the DCS Moines bus depot openei the compartment tsvo hours afte the bus left Atlantic While the attendant looked on in surprise Mrs Ostrom clamberc out and said she was cold an hungry She declined to explain he presence in the compartment Mrs Ostrom was wearing a suit an light coat but no hat or hose Th temperature outside was freezing Mrs Ostrom was given shelter a police headquarters overnight while her husband was contacted He ha been working temporarily inOma ha and Mrs Ostrom had started by bus to join him there leaving their son Larry 11 with friends in Mason City Iowa Fourth in Traffic Safety DES MOINES tied vith Minnesota for fourth place in a 1952 traffic safety contest spon iored by the National Safety Coun il the state safety department announced Wednesday Both stales lad a 12 per cent reduction in traf ic deaths PROFESSOR SHOT ROME Prof Renzo Modugno hot three times by a IGycarold mathematics student to whom he ave a failing grade died Wednes day without regaining conscious ness rm rWr AWARDRay N Rorick ssafl manager of the GlobeGazette receives an award for outstandingtypography atthe Daily Press meeting in Chicago The GlobeGazette placed second in the Making the presentation is Dr Albert A Sutton chairman of the graphic arts department of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University Included Are Milk Services Predict Hike in Some Prices WASHINGTON h e gov ernment Wednesday removed price controls on milk butter oleomar garine cosmetics drugs sewing machines radioTV and automobile repair services and thousands of other items Price Increases Price Stabilizer Joseph FrccbiU forecast general price increases on repair services and pcrhnps oh milk He said there possibly will be price increases on cosmetics and some drugs The action left only 13 per cent of the items in the governments costotHving index still under full control Cigarets were not decontrolled The decision to decontrol milk and dairy products prices was inado at the last moment and re sulted in the postponement of the dcc6rilro of cigarct prices to some tulure week Among homo appliances decon trolled in addition to sewing ma chines were vacuum cleaners air conditioners and floor polishers 3rd Big Decision Wednesdays action was the third big decontrol decision in the program to remove all price con trols by April 30 The orders decontrol all con sumertypc services except laun dry dry cleaning and linen anc diapersupply services Freehill has predicted a 10 to 1 per cent increase repai charges in such fields as radio TVhome appliance and an tomb biles covered in Wednesdays 01 der Parking Lots The order also covers charges by parkinglots banks and funcra parlors and for upholstering It covered lumber coal farm machinery and equipment nonmc allic building materials construc tion equipment office equipment commercial and industrial sery ces railroad cars and other in dustrial machinery Freehill predicted prices of build ng materials also would go up some and that some industrial machinery prices would rise See Temperatures Normal in Midwest WASHINGTON Weather iurcau expects most of the country o be as cool or cooler than usual n the next 30 days It said Tuesday The outlook lor the period from rudFcbruary to midMarch calls or temperatures to average below easonal normals over the eastern lalf of the nation with the excep ion of New England and along the Gulf Coast where near normal is ndicatccL Over the Southwest tcm icraturcs averaging above normal ire predicted but other western cgions arc expected to average not ar from normal The outlook for precipitation in licales greater than normal imounts in the Pacific Northwest nd along the Atlantic seaboard Elsewhere seasonal amounts are xpcctcd except for subnormal rom Oklahoma and most of Texas vcslward to Southern California TAKIN DIES DES MOINES J Takin 48 president and treasurer f the Takin Brothers motor freight ncs died at a hospital here Tues ay afternoon REX GREETS Lord of Mon arch of Mardi Gras waves to the crowd in NewQrieans as he passed the famed Boston Club along the Canal Street parade Clearing skies brought thousands out to witness the annual parade McCarthy Makes Charge Soys Mrs FDR Circulate Leftist Wor k Seritehitfed fbr Iff Sen McCarthy RWis told his Senate Investigations Subcommittee Wednesday thatMrs Eleanor Roosevelt helped to arrange government circula tion of some writings by leftist Author Mc Carthy t h en called stand and th writer reCuseclon grounds of pos sible self incrimination to sa whether1 he is or has been aCom hiunist He wouldnt say wheihe he was a Communist when h wrote the material the govcrnmen circulated McCarthy also told the subcom mittec that Secretary of State Dul es has countermanded an order ssucd by a subordinate last Feb t which the senator said directed hat special credibility should be placed on writings of Communist ndorsed authors including Fast n overseas antiCommunist propa ganda broadcasts by the Voice of America McCarthy is presiding over the u b c o mmiltees investigation of vaste and mismanagement in Voice affairs He told his colleagues that some f Fasts writings had been given istribution by Army services ml the Slate Department The enator added that Mrs Roosevelt as helped lie did not elaborate and swung immediately into the questioning f Fast About The Wealher Mason Cify Light snow Thursday possibly preceded by a brief period of light rain owa Thursday rain changing to snow north and west and turning colder Minnesota Thursday mostly cloudy some snow Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 am Wednesday Maximum 38 Minimum 9 At 8 am 33 Year Ago Maximum 33 Minimum 28 LcRoy R Stahlberg Minne apolis pleaded guilty Wednesday o county attorneys information harging him with an i assault to ommit a felony and grand lar eny before Judge William P But cr in District Court inMason City nd was sentenced to five year crms at the Iowa Mens Reform tory at Anamosa Judge Butlers sentencing pro dded upon the recommendation f Robert H Shepard Cerro Gordo Jaunty Attorney that Stahlbergs erms at Anamosa run concur cntly Judge Butler told Stahl erg that he was getting a real reak in the comparatively light entehccs The grand larceny charge grew ut of Stahlbergs arrest at Osceola v 17 after he had allegedly took car belonging to Thomas Sher nan from in front of 51G 2nd NW Stahlberg was held in the ounty jail on the auto theft charge vhen he and Ronald E Baugh 24 City attempted a jail break n the night of Dec 29 Deputy hcriff BillMcGili was hit on the cad during the attempted break ourtecn stitches were required to lose two wounds in McGills head Baugh later admitted to Sheriff Cal Dwan that heslugged McGill Baugh told authorities that he nd Stahlberg had planned the reak before Christmas B6th men indicted by the Cerro Gordb ounty grand jury Shepard in recommending to udge Butler that Stahlberg be entenced to fiveyear terms to be ervcd concurreriUy said that the outh had a past record but that c never had a chance and that is youth would be wasted away if e were to be given the maximum entence Find Photostat of Measure DES MOINES WVTwo officials f the Iowa House have located a hotostatic copy of he socalled hearse bill as it was passed by he 1949 Legislature The development focused new at ention on an assertion by Secrc ary of State Melvin B Synhorst lat the measure apparently was ampcrcd with after passage House Speaker W S Lyncs and hiet Clerk A C Gustafson Tucs ay compared the photostatic copy n Synhorsts office with the offi ial copy of the bill on file in Syn orsts vault While there were hints that some louse members might ask lor a legislative inquiry no legislators were willing to talk for publication Nothing was said officially about what might follow the discovery of the photostatic copy in Jhc state code editors office The bill in dispute proposed a sharp increase in the license fees on hearses to which funeral di rectors objected Gov William S Beardsleys of fice near the close of the 1949 session first reported the bill had beensigned intolaw Three weeks laterthe governor announced this was due to a cleri cal error in his office and that he had vetoed the measure Questfons about apparent chang es in the official copy of the bill after itwas deposited with the Secretary of State and then with drawn by the governor were raised Monday by Synhorst He said there was evidence that numbers on he hearse bill known as HF 57T and another minor bill known as HF 337 had been changed Gov Beardsley said hehad no knowledgeof any changesand was Sure that his staff would not such aching He said he had retrieved the measure from Synhorsts vault afterbffice bourn because itwas unsigned ;