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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1954, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS JO SERVE VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Pull KCIIKC Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27 1954 This Consists of Two One No 121 Naguib Returned as Egypt President Economy Is Near Ikes Deadline Fresh Reports on Job Trends WASHINGTON March dcs Ignaled by President Eisenhower as an economic weather vane was nt hand Saturday amid fresh re ports of rising unemployment and a new drop in farm prices Eisenhower told a news confer ence 10 days ago that his adminis tration would go into action if March failed to bring an antici pated upturn in the nations eco activity Administration spokesmen have insisted the country has been going through no more than a readjust ment in the wake of the end of the Korean fighting But some Demo Icrats have contended the nation already is in a recession Just Friday the SenateHouse Economic Committee said it is sure any serious further reces sion can be avoided but it ad vised timely and courageous steps to stir business investment and consumer spending System The committee which has been studying the Presidents recent economic recommendations sug gested in an unprecedented unani mous report that the administration put off plans to replace the present farm program embodying rigid highlevel price supports for basic crops with a new support system based on flexible props The 14 committee members both Republican and Democratic sena tors and representatives said the change might actually place the farm family in a worse position in the months to come when the threat to our economic stability i so generally recognized Underlining this statement wa a new report by the Agricultur Department which said Frida night farm prices went down font tenths of bno per cent between midJanuary and midFebruary High At just about the same time the Labor Departments Bureau o Employment Security announcec that joblessness among workers Claim Stevens Not to Resign Would Look Worse If He Did So WASHINGTON 11 A source high in President Eisenhowers administration said Saturday Rob ert T Stevens will continue as sec retary of the Army despite the criticism levelled at his conduct during his juarre with Sen Mc This source who declined to be emoted by name said some of the administrations top advisers had counselled Stevens against taking n McCarthy at a televised hear The source said they were now satisfied that whatever loss of prestige Stevens may have suf ered because of an agreement vidcly interpreted as a surrender ic still would have been made to look worse if the hearing had aken place Some Republicans in Congress expressed confidence the row over Stevens demands that Army wit nesses be guaranteed against abu would now die covered by unemployment insur ance rose to 2178400 in the week ended Feb 13 This was the big gest total since February 1950 when it reached 2333900 Still another government rcpor Friday by the Labor Bureau of Labor the cost of living crept upward last month to 1152 per cent of the 1947 49 average thus reaching the sec oncl highest plane in history T h e Congressional Economic Committee came out for a large part of the Eisenhower economic program including proposals to broaden social security and uncm ployment compensation Among its recommendations was one for a flexible tax policy to meet the needs of economic sta biJity and growth Big Boost Democrats in tc House and Senate have been plugging for a boost in the individual income tax exemption from to as much as 5800 this year They argue this is the quickest way to stimulate pur chasing and through this produc tion But the administration has stood fast against this approach It is willing to go only as far as a re vision of existing tax laws which It is estimated would yield 000000 in tax savings the first year No change in major tax rates is involved An increase in the in come tax exemption to 800 would cost the Treasury about 416 bil lions a year rAII About The Weather City Mostly fair windy and little cooler Iowa Occasional snow and some what colder Minnesota Partly cloudy and colder GlobeGazette weather data up to Saturday Maximum 35 Minimum 32 At 8 am 32 Precipitation Trace Maximum 41 Minimum 24 sive treatment down No Problems McCarthy himself said Friday he did not feel he has any diffi culties with the White House and that his differences with Stevens are he lives up to his agreement to let McCarthy qucs lion Army personnel in invcstiga tions of the stormy case of Maj Irving Pcress The duration of the prescn peace seemed Saturday to depem at least in part on the timing ant procedure of future probes by Me Carthys Senate investigations sub committee He has for the moment put asid the case of Pcress whom he calli a fifth amendment Communist promoted and given an honorable discharge from the Army Peress a New York dentist has tcrmec McCarthys charges sheer mm sense McCarthy however summoned two other Army men to a hearing Monday on a different matter Not Resolved The still unresolved issue be SEARCH FOR CLUES AP Wireiiholo Detective Chief Harry Gibbons of twecn Stevens and McCarthy is the Army secretarys contention that military personnel appearing be f o r e McCarthys subcommittee should be guaranteed against the kind of treatment he said was in flicted on a general Stevens first refused and then gave permission for that general and another to appear as wit nesses The permission was ex pressed in a written memorandum that covered also other demands McCarthy had made and was gen erally interpreted as a surrender to the senator Stevens reacted strongly against this interpretation and issued a statement intended to counteract it Helped Write It The President helped write this statement the administration source said McCarthy who had charged that the statement contained com pletely false and entirely un true language on two points told a news conference Friday he had nothing to add to that Six in Hospital After Collision persons suffered n juries in a hcadon collision on the Forest CityCrystal Lake road nt pm Friday The injuries vcre described at the Forest City hospital Saturday as serious but not critical JVVillard Peck of Crystal Lake vas going cast two miles west of he Fox filling station when he collided hcadon with n car driven y E C Rowland of Forest City Vilh Howiand was his wife and vith Peck were his wife and Mr ind Mrs Kermit Dclgcr of Crystal ake All were taken to the hospital offering from shock bruises nnd multiple fractures Sheriff L M Browcr investigated WHOS SORRY NOW CHARLOTTE N C loycs of n finance company quick f recognized n gunman who robbed hem of Friday He had been efuscd a loan 30 minutes earlier iccausc he could not furnish suit blc references iiiiii i yi i IJUI IO L bioux City questions Maurice Walsh right concerning a suit bought recently by David Keegan who is sought in the robberyslaying of a Moridamin farmer Walsh and Harold Henderson are being held in connection with the incident Keegan Linked to Murder of Farmer LOGAN Saturday for David D Kcegari 34 third member of the trio of Sioux City bartenders charged with mur der in the robbery slaying of Wil liam Edwards 51 Mondamin farmer Two others Harold G Hender son 36 and Maurice D Moody Walsh 39 were being heldwithout bond in the Harrison County jail at Logan Henderson was bound over to the grand jury when he waived preliminary hearing before Justice of Peace E S Black at Logan late Friday The arraignment occurrec about two hours after funeral serv Syrians Want ProShishekly Elements Out DAMASCUS Syria Alep 50 military command which President Gen Adib Shisbek y into exile called on the rest of he army in a demonstration Sat irday to clean out this last strong loid of the little dictators backers Planes from Aleppo the northern commercial center that is Syrias argest city showered clown pam phlets as thousands of demonstra ors supporting the rebels swarmed Jirough the bazars demanding a purge of proShishekly elements in parliament The airborne pamphlets urged he army to ignore any pressure jxcrtcd by what it called a small number of officers of the mechan zcd unit still supporting Shishck y We appeal to all officers sub officersand privates of the army o maintain unity the pamphlets said and prove to the world that t never has and never will act against its own nation There were demands for the resignation of interim President Maahmouh EL Kuzbari who was peakcr of he house in Shishckfys administration Kuzbari the speaker of the louse took over as president in utomatic succession under the pro visions of the constitution adopted n Shisheklys reign as a strong man He said he would hold the sfficc until a new president could DC chosen in a constitutional clcc ion sometime in the next two months Shishckly is exiling himself in audi Arabia a sister state of yrin in the eightnation Moslem held for Edwards a nearby Missouri Valley Walsh asked a delay in his ar raignment until his Sioux City law ycr Bernard Brown could be pres ent The arraignment was then sc for Monday Russell McKay Harrison Count attorney said he probably would convene the grand jury March 8 The FBI which has issued federal murder warrant agains Keegan isheading up the search for him The FBI warns that Kee gan should be considered armed and dangerous Said Leader Keegan has been tabbed as the leader of the holdup trio Officials say he may have a broken arm inflicted when Edwards swung stove poker in defying bandit orders that he open his safe Ed wards was fatally shot in the al tercation Sioux City Detective Capt Harry Gibbons said Henderson signed a statement admitting he took parl in the robbery with Keegan anc Walsh He is quoted as saying Kee gan had the gun when Keegan and Walsh entered the room where Ed wards was but denies knowing who fired the shots Walsh however has steadfast denied he was at the Edwards farm home He said he knew Hen derson and Keegan in an ordinary way but refused to answer any questions put to him by authorities Men Released Three other Sioux City men who had been questioned in the case were released Friday But all were subpoenaed to appear before the Harrison County grand jury when it convenes March 8 They were identified by Gibbons as Howard M Henderson 37 a brother of Harold Robert R Da seke relative of the Hender sons and James F Gray 55 op erator of the New Oxford Hotel in Sioux City The three men who wore stock ing masks during the robbery tied up Miss Florence Edwards 57 sister of the slain man and locked Edwards cousin Mrs Mattie My ers 62 in a closet before hauling away the safe SAME WHITE FLAG MKANS NO TRAFFIC DEATH lit VAST XI HOURS No Trace of Airliner in Dakota Hills RAPID CITY S D Force planes and light planes searched the snowy Black Hills Saturday for a Convair which disappeared in a storm with nine persons aboard Paratroopers were aboard he Air Force craft and weather pros pects favored the search The skies verc clear and there was little wind A light snow fell during the night however Search mission headquarters were set up here overnight by Capt Scott Johnson after he made a hazardous flight from Lowry Air Force Base at Denver Colo re gional air rescue headquarters Another SA16 search plane left Lowry early Saturday to join John son in the search for the missing Western Airlines Convair Weathered In Johnsons plane sighted nothing during the flight to Rapid City He had paratroopers and highin tensity flares aboard in case the missing plane was spotted The 40passenger Convair flying from Los Angeles to Minneapolis carried six passengers and a crew of three It was supposed to land at CasperWyo Friday but the AP Wirepholo HOME AGAIN Cpl Claude Bafchelor of Kermit Tex is in terviewed by reporters upon his arrival at McClellan Air Base near Sacramento on a flight from Japan Batchelor was one of 21 Americans who chose to remain with the Reds in Korea fhen changed his mind Nasser Again to Be Vice Premier CAIRO Egypt Mohamed Naguib returned to power as president of Egypt Saturday Screaming crowds massed outside his home shouting God save Naguib We will not accept any other presi dent An army officer from the headquarters of Lt Col Gamal Abdel Nasser had just announced that Naguib was being restored to the presi dency and that Nasser will be his prime minister Guards controlled the crowds around Naguibs home where he had been under house arrest since he was ousted Thursday morning But he appeared on the terrace grinning and wearing pajamas and a loud bathrobe Above the house fluttered a red white and black flag inscribed God save Naguib It was taken down just after his prcdawn deposi Thursday by Nasser tien vice premier A spokesman at army headquar ters earlier had foreshadowed the swift change in events Naguib will return as chief of state the spokesman continued and everything will be as it was before Naguib seized power in Egypt with the aid of the army in July 1952 and forced the abdi airport was weathered in and the pilot Capt M Ray Cawley of Bountiful Utah to Rapid City The Convair made elected to fly on a routine ra dio contact over Wight Corner 80 miles northeast of Casper where commercial airliners make a 45 degree turn and head for Rapic City IlwasnotheardWom again Crew Members The crew was identified as Capt M Ray Cawley 39 of Bountiful Utah pilot married and the father of four children First Officer Rob ert E Crowther 35 of Salt Lake City copilot and Stewardess Mary Reagan 29 of Salt Lake City The passengers were Henry E Martinez Monrovia Calif Mrs Sophie Radjenovich Buhl Minn who boarded the plane at Las Vegas Vincent Anderson of Stur is S D and three Western Air anes employes traveling on passes one of whom was Jeannelte Schultz of Fairfax Minn Eisenhower won a major victory in the Senates vote Friday nigh killing proposals to amend Consti tution to limit treaty powers The vote was 6031 one fewe than the required twothirds p those balloting The proposal lha was one by Sen George D Ga which had emerged as th final of several versions the Senate has been debating since Jan 20 The President has said he has no objection to an amendment lha would declare no treaty or interna ional agreement could override the Constitution but he has opposec various specific proposals he said unduly restricted the executives right to handle foreign affairs Final Vote In the final vote 31 senators Junior Entry Judged Best at Albert Lea ALBERT junior entry a 220 pound purebred Yorkshire owned by Odean Jerdee Hayward Minn won the grand champion ship Saturday in the Minnesota Stale Spring Barrow Show Jerdee also took the reserve championship with his pen of three averaging 216 pounds Bob Faint Havelock Iowa had the reserve champion individual entry a 210 pound purebred Berk shire The grand champion pen of hree was shown by Verc Thurs on Medelia Minn They were Yorkshire crossbreds Allan Johnson Northwood was the only lowan in the top eight awards for the iunior show His YorkshireHampshire cross ranked second in the junior heavyweight ndividual judging Paul J Huinker Ridgcway scored heavily with his purebrcc oland Chinas in the senior class es He took first in heavyweight nnd lightweight pens of purebred and second among lightweight in dividuals Walter Heold Rolfe ook first in heavyweight pen oi grades Brown and Brown Hampton had he top heavyweight purebred indi vidual and Mrs Carl Johnson orest City second in heavyweight Ike Won Major Victory in Treaty Ballot BY JACK BELL Auto Output Sags Heavily 50000 Units in Back of 53 Pace cation of King Farouk He had DETROIT L5VReflecting a sharp been regarded as Egypts strong decline in new duction during car demand this years pro first two months sagged heavily in most of the auto industrys plants In round figures this years United States output of 900000 cars is 50000 below the volume of Jan uary and February of 1953 Hardest hit the figures show were the four Chrysler Divisions and five of the socalled Independents Chryslers approximately 116000 man from that day until this week Naguib was ousted and placed in virtual house arrest Thursday af ter the ruling Army Council charged he was trying to become a dictator On Outbreak Saturdays sudden turn of events came near the end of a day marked by an outbreak of conflicting loy alties within the Army The first car assemblies so far this year indication that something was astir are noarlv 1flftOn hnVlinrT IVin nnmn irv o Tilirx are nearly 102000 behind the com parable 1953 period And the In WASHINGTON IJPI President dependents which built about 105 000 cars in JanuaryFebruary last year have turned out only about 47000 so far in 1954 high level operations Running con traryto the industrys trend Ford has built slightly more than 300 000 Ford Lincoln and Mercury passenger cars so far this year compared with about 199000 in the comparable 1953 period General Motors total of 436000 cars to date this year tops its last ears volume for the same period jy a little more than 6000 cars SECRETARY HONORED WASHINGTON DC Wl Cy arr secretary to Sen Gillette five senators of recorded on the balked the will of GO just as minority may do on the ratification of treaties Only he 9G were not call Georges proposal which the ienate had favored previously by i preliminary 6130 vote would have done more than nullify pro visions of treaties and other inter lational agreements which conflict vith the Constitution One Objection The President objected that one iart of the George proposal equiring congressional approval before international agreements could become effective as domes ic have impinged upon lis war powers and his authority o deal with diplomats of other nations These agreements are made by the President or his rep esentatives without having to be atified by the Senate as treaties arc The margin of one no vote implied dramatically at the last minute by Sen Kilgore DW apparently means there will be no amendment at all although it is cchnically possible to reconsider he vote DIowa lent of This years JanuaryFebruary output lag would be more pro nounced but for Fords continued came in a radio broadcast Satur day morning warning that all dis order would be severely crushed There was no hint in this broadcast as to the source from which the disorder might come The split had been confirmed by Capt Fuad Nasr staff officer in has been elected presi the Senate Secretaries Wirephofi DEATH fragment of fuselage wall balanced in rhe semblance of a cross more than 100 yards from the wreckage of a Flying Boxcar in which four crewmen died at Huntingdon Tenn rade individual Cliff Catrnes show manager did the senior show was the larg st in history but total numbers of ogs was down somewhat because tie show was three weeks earlier ban usual so that many of the uniors1 hogs were ioo young and oo light to compete LABOR DISPUTE NEW YORK labor dis ute between longshoremen and ruck drivers crippled operations n the New Ycrk New Jersey valerfront Saturday Boxcar Explodes as Pilots Buzz Homes HUNTfNGTON Tcnn Wi An Air Force flying boxcar ex ploded Friday while its pilot was carrying out a hometown tradition of buzzing the courthouse and the crew of four died in the crash The twinengine C119on routine flight from Lawson Air Force Base at Ft Bcnning Ga blew up di rectly over the courthouse on its second thunderous treetop level pass over town Burning wreckarge gasoline sprayed and bits of a fourblock areabefore the big plane smashed nto a field at the edge of town where Homer DeMoss and Free man Taylor were plowing a gar den Both men splashed by fiery gas eaped into a nearby creek The wo terrified mules trailing flame ran wild down a highway The dead pilot was identified as Lt Jack Jenkins Jr 24 son of Mrs Mnbel Jenkins of Huntingdon well known here before he joined the Air Force in 1951 The others 2nd Lt J C Pcachey 26 of near Prescott Ark Airman David A Probus 24 of Hammond Ind and Airman Franklin D Levy 24 Lake Arthur charge the revolutionary council headquarters ColNasser isia full control of the situation all over Egypt he said Later Saturday everything will be clear Under the compromise agree ment Naguib will come back only as president He will relinquish his old secondary title of prime min ister to Nasser the man who en gineered his overthrow two days ago Warning Given The ruling revolutionary council holed up at the main army head quarters barracks at suburban Ab bassiasetting tanks fields guns and automatic riflemen on and broadcast the warning Any disturbances or disorder will be severely crushed The urgent air of the military proceedings suggested the n e w premier Lt Col Gamal Abdel Nasser and the 10 young officers who sit with him on the council had discovered a plot in behalf Naguib the modest conservative executive they dropped Thursday as their figurehead on the ground he was seeking dictatorial powers McCarthy Ponders Stump in Iowa Against Gillette WASHINGTON W McCar thy RWis may come to Iowa this fall to take the stump against the reelection bid of Sen Gillette A spokesman in GOP national headquarters here expressed the view that McCarthy would be an effective force in the effort to re place Gillette with a Republican McCarthy himself said he would enjoy campaigning against Gil lette Gillette headed a Senate sub committee which began a probe of McCarthys record in 1951 Gillette later quit the subcommittee La Residents said since World War II it had been tradition for pilots From Huntingdon to buzz the court house if they ever got within IOC miles of the town J If Williams justicp of the pqace said the pilot definitely was buzzing MayorR M Murrd said were lucky thewhole town wasnt ripped wide open Forest City Soldier Confirmed as Dead WASHINGTON UP De partment of the Army announced Saturday that a death has been made in the case of Pfc James Harold Smith son of Harold S Smith of Forest City Iowa He had been missing in action in Korea more than one year Cash Taken in Theft From Clarion Store CLARION broke into the Campbell Food Market here Friday and escaped with cash five cartons of and twobams Deputies reported that the front door and a basement wla dow had been jimmied ;