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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 2, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 2 1953 Taft Job This Paiicr Conslats of Two One No 72 Lead GOP Dem Cong AP Wircphoto PARACHUTIST LANDS NEAR ROSE at the Rose Bowl game turn to watch a parachutist Bob Sinclair 26 of Fairbanks Alaska float to earth just out side the huge saucer between halves of the game in Pasa dena Thursday He told officers he made the leap in an effort to get some good aerial photos State Department Reveals 11 Risksin UN Delegation WASHINGTON State De partment has named 11 US citi zens on the United Nations pay roll as persons it believes are Communists or under Communist discipline The Senate internal security sub committee Thursday made public the list along with the names of 27 others who have been dropped from tho UN payrolls on similar secur ity charges The development came in the midst of a controversy over a pro posed new federal grand jury in vestigation of alleged Communist Holiday Traffic Death Toll Pushes Beyond 150 By UNITED PRESS Holiday traffic deaths pushed well over the 150 mark Friday but there was a chance that the New Years slaugh ter would slacken somewhat as many weary merrymakers report back to work In the Christmas holiday just passed House Group Calls for End of All Controls fires accounted for 10 more and Q Wf WfT h c HoLISC Smal1 Business Committee called there was a definite drop the death rate on the day aft er Christmas itself Then the rate zoomed again to set a new alltime record of 588 deaths A United Press tabulation Fri day showed that at least 165 per sons had been killed in traffic acci dents since 6 pm Wednesday A plane crash killed four persons miscellaneous mishaps took 14 lives for an overall total of 143 The count will end at midnight Sunday Judge Denies SpiesAppeal NEW YORK ISVA federal judge Friday denied an appeal to save the atom spy team of Julius Rosen berg and his wife Ethel from death in the electric chair The deniel was made by Federal Judge Irving R Kaufman after hearing a clemency plea for the two They are in Sing Sing prison scheduled to die the week of Jan 11 Kaufman said in denying clem ency I still feel that their crime was worse than murder The Rosenbergs only appeal now is to the White House if President Truman should stay the execution the case might become President elect Eisenhowers responsibility because of the Jan 20 inaugura tion When the Rosenbergs attorney Emmanuel H Block learned of the decision he said he would begin taking immediate steps to appeal Cor White House clemency and would visit Judge Kaufman Friday to try to arrange for a stay Have Meditated Kaufman who sentenced he couple to death said in his opinion I have meditated and reflected long and difficult hours over the sentence in this case I have stud ied and restudicd the record and I have seen nothing nor has any thing been presented to me to cause me to change the sentence originally imposed I still feel that their crime was worse than mur der The Rosenbergs were convicted by a jury March 29 1955 for con spiring to transmit atom bomb data to Russia The US Supreme Court already has refused to intervene Earlier this week their attorney went be fore Judge Kaufman and made an impassioned appeal for clemency After meditating over that plea Judge Kaufman said in his opinion Friday Nor have I seen any evidence that the defendants have experi enced any remorse or repenlcnce Unfortunately in its place this court has been subjected to a mounting organized campaign of vilification abuse and pressure Organized Campaign This court however is not sub ject to such organized campaign and the pressures which have been brought to bear in the case nor does it require such tactics to make it cognizant of the human tragedy involved The Communist Party has spear headed a Save the Rosenbergs campaign Numerous persons not connected with the party also have pleaded for the reversal of the con viction or for commutation of the sentences The court has had a solemn trust placed in its hands by the people of this land and I am con vinced that any change of these sentences by this court in the light of the evidence adduced in this case would be a violation of that trust Fires CoOperated DES MOINES Des Moines city fireman on duty New Years Day had a chance to watch the football bowl games on tele vision without interruption Late Thursday night the fire department had not received a single call to spoil their holiday All of the city stations are equipped with television sets Thursday for abandonment of nicc wage and materials controls o provide a smooth transition jack to free competition The committee of six Democrats and five Republicans including in coming Republican Floor Leader Charles IIallcck of Indiana agreed unanimously that prices arc un likely to rise should ceilings be re moved And it slapped at what it called UMT Advocates Report No Conflict With Ike NEW YORK of a government commission on universal military trainingconferred with President elect Eisenhower Friday and their spokesman said after wards there is no conflict between the generals views and the commissions elation that UMT be put into effect al once But the spokesman Dr Karl T Compton acting chairman of the National Security Training Com mission also said he did not know what Eisenhowers decision will be regarding the commissions recom mcndatipn Compton who also is chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corp was accom panied to Eisenhower headquarters ty two other mqmbcrs of the com Gen Raymond S Mc Lain and Adm Thomas C Kinkaid aoth retired Last March the House of Rep resentatives rejected the commis sions program calling for im mediate experimental training of about 40000 18yearolds That pro posal called for a start on the pro gram early in 1153 Compton told newsmen the com mission members had been asked to tell Eisenhower about the work of the unit and that they also wanted to determine his views on hc matter He added that he McLain and had briefed the general on the commissions work and that any further information on the con erence would have lo come from Eisenhower himself Tot Chokes to Death on Pill year and a haif old son of Mr and Mrs Low ell Norland died Thursday night after he had choked on a pill which had been given him to re lieve a cold The child had been ailing and when the pill was given to him it apparently was inhaled into the windpipe A physician was called and everything done to relieve him but he died shortly aftenvards The body was taken to the Con ner Funeral Home at Northwood where rites were pending Paul was the only child of the Norlands who live two and a half miles northwest of Kensett U S Missionaries Freed by Commies HONG KONG Ameri can Baptist missionaries who had been held in solitary confine ment in Red China since April 1951 arrived at this British Crown colony Friday night One was so thin it appeared his clothing might slip off All were weak and emaciated but said they were not tortured except for being confined to their rooms at Swatow China ineptitude the deterioration in the caliber of personnel in the governments present emergency control agencies The committee headed by Rep Patman DTcx concluded that the most forceful arguments fa voring decontrol can be found by comparing the benefits to be de rived from the present stabiliza tion program with the disadvan tages and hardships which accom pany regulations These views were included in a 310page committee analysis of small business problems over the past two years The report winds up the committees work in the 82nd Congress Whether to continue direct gov ernment economic controls is one of the first and most pressing problems for the new Republican controlled 83rd Congress and the Eisenhower administration W a g e price and rent control expire under present law pn April 30 Priority and allocation con trols over scarce materials auto matically expire June 30 unless extended The committee said infiltration of the UN aired by House investigators Acheson Testifies Secretary of State Acheson tes tified before a House judiciary sub committee Wednesday conceding that State Department loyally checks on UN job applicants had not been a great success Ache son insisted however that na tional security had not been en clangored by this but that the na tions prestige had suffered a black eye A Slate Department memoran duni released by the internal se curity subcommittee Thursday said 11 Americans remain ou UN payrolls although the department has told the UN they arc con sidered to be of Communist iden tification They were named as David Weinlraub director of the UN division of economic stability and development Henry S Block Abraham Nadel Irene Pogorelsky Rhoda Rasloff Anna Rubinstein Lena Speigcl Abraham Rossman Evelyn Thaler also named as Eve lyn Stern Dimilry Varley Marsh all Wolfe and David Zablodowsky 11 Named The 11 were named in a memor andum made public over objections of John B Hickerson assistant secretary of stale who cautioned that the Stale Department could have erred by wrongfully naming some persons or by failing to name some who should be named He emphasized that none of the ad verse reports was based on sworn testimony and that those named had been given no hearings Wcintraub angrily denied he was a Communist or had ever engaged in any disloyal or subversive ac tivities and said he had so sworn under oath to both the federal grand jury and the McCarran com mittee ZabJodowsky said he would have no comment on the new charges Others on the list could not be reached for immediate comment Byrnes Ready Meantime former Secretary of State James F Byrnes is prepared to tell House investigators he was personally responsible for the 1946 policy under which the State De partment refused to pass on Ameri cans hired by the United Nations it was learned Friday Informed sources said Byrnes now governor of South Carolina is ready and willing to testify before a House Judiciary subcom mittee which is trying to fix blame for letting American Communists infiltrate the UN Secretariat The subcommittee has already announced it wants to question Byrnes but set no date for his ap pearance His name was injected into the inquiry by Acheson Acheson said he assumes that Byrnes and Algcr falling Hiss former State Department of fight inflation j iJ tl A 4U111ILC i JV1UJlllJVIJL L prices in many lines and other ficial now in prison for lying about factors point to Ihc feasibilily of his Communist tics took part in decontrol especially if tax spendthe 194f decision to follow a hands ing and credit policies arc used to off policy on Americans hired by he UN NO FATALITIES IN THIS tail section of a DC3 Irish uininer 13 perched m an oak tree rear the wrecked fuselage after a crash near Birmingham England Thursday The only casualties were two crewmen who were hospitalized for cuts and shock Twentytwo passengers and a third crewman climbed out uninjured THREE bridge complex near way up the east coast of North Korea has been blasted into idleness with Navy bombs irom the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard May Spread Longshoremen Unions in New York Strike NEW YORK small unions of longshoremen specialists struck Friday and their picket lines closed down 22 Manhattan Brooklyn and Staten Island piers within two t riM 11 i j i i i t BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS N Y UP UN challenged loyalty charges Friday against two em ployes whom the U S State De partment said should be fired be cause of Communist identifica tion r SL r i it 11 vi iyjijt V L hours The walkout threatened to develop into large scale port tteups in New York Bos ton Philadelphia and Balti more A spokesman for one of the striking locals said that nothing wcighablc is moving Employers estimated that about 100 types of bulk cargo requiring weighing enter New York Harbor They in clude coffee sugar hides cocoa beans and tin The strike of 4Q2 sealers weigh ers and samples of Locals 935 947 and 1190 AFL International Longshoremens Association began at 8 am Reportedly union officials were backing a spreading strike as a protest against the investigation of waterfront crime and corruption by the New York Slate Crime Com mission Federal Mediator John A Burke has announced that both sides in the dispute will meet with him Fri day to attempt to settle the dis pute over wages and other issues Breaking Entering Charge to Be Filed A charge of breaking and enter ing against Lester A Jagerson 27 Pennsylvania N E will be filed in Mason City police court Saturday morning Jagerson a parolee from the State Mens Reformatory at Ana mosa is being held at the Ccrro Gordo County jail for questioning on his part in a wave of brcakins and robberies in the Mason City area last month Police said Jagcr 50 one of the FBIs wanted fugitives in Ariz Director f Edgar Hoover said Kempcr was taken into custody Thursday night at his residence in Glcndale The fugitive had btcn son has denied the charges Authorities took Jagerson into custody last Saturday after they became suspicious of his actions in recent weeks Police Chief Leo Allstol said evidence points to the fact that Jagerson was responsible for at least four of the breakins In midDecember six business places and two homes were ran sacked in a nineday period with loss cslimaled at several hundred dollars in cash property and mer chandise Jagerson has been living and working in Mason City since last May He is unmarried He served time previously on a similar break ing and entering charge brought at Decorah WATER TOO WARM VANCOUVER B C UP vr aSuC ILC Members of the Vancouver Polar 8 am Friday Bear Club threw ice into the Eng lish Bay for their annual swim Thursday because the water was too warm FBI Captures One of Most Wanted Men WASHINGTON UP The FBI reported Friday its agents have captured Harden Collins Kcmper 10 mos Glcndale See Martin as Majority House Chief Saltonstall 2nd Man in Senate WASHINGTON ffi Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio Friday was unanimously chosen Senate Repub lican floor loader as the GOP and the Democrats organized their forces for the new Congress open ing Saturday Senate Democrats picked Sen Lyndon Johnson of Texas as their leader also by unanimous vote House Democrats made retiring speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas their floor leader Pick Martin House Republicans had a meet ng scheduled during the afternoon it which they were set to select lep Joseph Martin ot Massachus AntiLynch Bill WASHINGTON Homer Ferguson RMich said in a statement Friday he will reintro duce antilynch and antipoll tax bills in the new Congress start ing Saturday ts for speaker and Rep Charles tlalleck of Indiana for floor lead er The choice of selection nade certain by behindthescenes jockeying in the months since the announced after a wo hour closed door session The Republicans agreed to meet again Friday afternoon to deal with touchy questions of member ship on key committees and pro posals to revise Senate rules to make it easier to choke off fill busters Sen Saltonslail of Massachusetts was chosen as whip or assistant majority leader Also picked for key Senate posts by unanimous votes at the morn ing meeting were Sen Styles Bridges of New Hampshire to be president pro tempore Sen Wil iam Knowland of California to be chairman of the Senate GOP Pol cy Committee and Sen Eugene 3 Millikin of Colorado to be chair man of the GOP Conference which ncltides the 48 Republican sena ors Convenes at Noon The new Congress convenes at noon Saturday and shortly there after these selections are expected to be made official by formal vote Fridays meeting was what is known as a caucus That is the Republican senators got together to agree on the slate they will offer when the Senate organizes Senate Democrats and Senate and House Republicans also were meeting Friday each separately pick such slates Since the Republicans have a majority in each branch of Con gress their slates are assured of election when the Senate and House formally organize Taft then will take the title of living under an assumed name for a year and working asan automo bile mechanic at a week Hoover said Hoover said two teenage lived at tire Glcndale address wit Kcmper who was going under the name of Harvey Charles Kennedy Kemper was sent lo jail in 195 for taking part in a widesprcac auto theft ring in the Southwest Released from prisonon bond u handle a personal law suit Kem per failed lo report to the LJS marshal at Albuquerque NM Dec 37 1951 as he was ordered He was put on the fugitive Jis then majority leader Whoever the Democrats choose will become minority leader Sen Morse Sen Wayne Morse of Oregon who boltod the Republican Party About The Weather Mason City Cloudy Friday night with occasional light snow flur ries Mostly cloudy Satinday Iowa Clearing and colder Fri day night Saturday mostly fair high 28 to 32 Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday preceded by scattered snow flurries GlobeGazette weather data up to Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 27 21 21 01 to become an independent and support the Democratic presiden tial nominee during the last elec tion did not attend the session of Republican senators The afternoon meeting to con sider committee assignments will have to deal with the question oE whether they are going to give Morse places on important com mittees If the Republicans decide against alloting places to Morse he would still be entitled to consideration for places as a minority mem ber The Democrats would then have to decide whether they would allot places to him ReElect Young The Republican senators re elected Sen Young of North Da kota as secretary of their Confer ence J Mark Trice was chosen to be secretary of the Senate without opposition He will succeed Demo crat Leslie Biffle in that key post Trice a Maryland resident first came to Capitol Hill in 1916 as a senate page Sen Hugh Butler of Nebraska was reelected as chairman of the Committee on committees which handles all committee assignments on the GOP side ;