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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 3 1953 Jhls Inpcr Consists of One Section No 71 GOPControlled Congress Opens Without Fight s No Action by Group to McCarthys Dare McCarof the chamber by Sen Wiley his tioned whether McCarilw hurl nnf nmf PriVoC McCar sworn in for a new Senate term Saturday without any reference to an elections sub committees challenge to his hon esty The Wisconsin senator blasting back earlier at the committee re port had dared members of the group to try to keep him out of the seat When McCarthys name was called there was a hush but no voice was raised to contest his right to be seated for his second term He was accompanied to the front of the chamber by Sen Wiley his Republican colleague from Wis consin There was a roar as McCarthy signed the register but it was not aimed at him Sen Margaret Chase Smith R Maine had come up with her new colleague former Gov Frederick G Payne of Maine and Vice Presi dent Barkley gallantly kissed Mrs Smiths hand McCarthy turned around to see what had happened and then joined in the laughter In a bitterly phrased report the subcommittee Satinday night ques tioned whether McCarthy had prof ited personally by gambling in the commodities market with funds advanced for his antiCom munist drive Making no recommendations of its own the group left to the Sen ate of the new Congress the prob lem whether to take any further action The Unanimous Report subcommittees unanimous report also took one swing at Mc Carthys political arch enemy Sen Benlon It questioned whether both Benton and McCar thy had violated the Federal Cor rupt Practices Act but the main ton had asked the Senate to con fire was aimed at McCarthy Tiie group found fault with Ben tons acceptance of donations to taling from Waller Cosgriff Salt Lake City banker in 1950 half of it at a time when Cosgriff was angling for Senate confirma tion as a Republican member of the Reconstruction Finance RFC board of directors Corp sider whether il should expel Mc Carthy The Wisconsin senator countcrec with a resolution last April 10 de manding an investigation of Ben tons finances and with the accusa tion that Benton as an assislan secretary of stale had a proCommunist line The subcommittee made no find ings about McCarthys Commu nisls in government charges Sen Hcnnings the sub committee chairman told a new conference the reports men were unanimous on boll 3AV FjJM DREAiWLANpThis scene high in the San Bernardino is Christmas card material It shows the effect of this weeks big storm J he forecast js for some snow U S Enters Dock Dispute Vocalist Wins Dispute CLARKSVILLE Tenn Wentworth Morris won a victory Saturday over her Monroe St neighbors who think her voice sounds like a fire siren She could sing with her windows open For months Mrs Morris had been forced to sing with windows closed under an injunction obtained by four neighbors who claimed her vocal gymnastics frightened children and drove husbands away After deliberating since November Chancellor Sam Mara ble decided to dissolve the injunction But to avoid a controversy he issued a new decree limiting Mrs Morris singing three hours a day Marable said testimony at a hearing last November failed to prove Mrs Morris coloratura exercises constitute a nuisance but the proof she offered was that 3 hours of practice was enough Fake Telegram Fails to Stop Hanging of Killers WALLA WALLA Wash brothers were hanged for a kidnapslaying early Saturday just as a hoax telegram bearing the name of Sen Warren G Magnuson and asking that they be spared arrived at the state prison here The i I X rr u telegram arrived at a m minutes aft er Utah Wilson had been dropped through the gallows trap door His brother Turin an was dropped at am An unknown person or persons apparently making a desperate llth hour attempt to save the con victed killers were believed to have sent the telegram It read Herewith is ordered a stay of execution of Wilson brothers by emergency decree presidential au thority delegated through me as United States senator from Wash ington The telegram which had been sent from Seattle Wash at p m was Magnuson Prison officials signed Warren G said they had proved the futile message to be a hoax The Portland Oregonian said in a copyrighted story it had con tacted Magnuson a Democrat who was in Washington D C not Seattle and he said he had not sent the telegram Utah was 22 years old and Tur man was 26 More Join Paper Strike MOLINE slcrcotypers III UP AFL joined printers in a TV IN CHURCHES LONDON ffi Two Church of England bishops proposed Satur day that television sets be installed in churches throughout the coun try next June 2 so churchgoers can watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II strike Saturday against four news papers in the QuadCity area but the papers planned to publish without their services Stercotypers stayed off the job at the Molinc Dispatch Rock Island III Argus and Davenport la Times It was expected the Davenport Democrat a morning paper would be affected Saturday night AFL typographers engaged in mass picketing in front of the TimesDemocrat offices Saturday About 65 of the printers who went on strike last month paraded outside in an orderly fashion as police escorted nonstrikers into the building Stereotypcrs picketed the homes and garages of workers in Rock Island The stereotyper work stoppage began Friday at the Argus which published a paper of reduced size without them NEW RECORDER CRESTON UVFred Collings a World War II Navy veteran took office Saturday as the new Union County recorder Strike May Develop Into Major Tieup NEW YORK V Federal me diators marked time Saturday be fore making a second attempt Sun day to settle a strike by AFL specialists which threatens to de velop into a major East Coast ship ping tieup The government conciliators made their first try at establishing waterfront peace Friday night at he end of a day of work stoppages from Boston to Baltimore sparked by a handful of longshoremen seek ing higher pay Major Proportions In New York City with the worlds greatest harbor the walk out already was assuming major proportions with the idling Friday of 60 of t43 piers Cargo handling was affected to a lesser extent at Boston Baltimore Philadelphia Hoboken NJ and Yonkcrs NY Little immediate change in the strike picture was expected Satur day The ports normally arc quiet on week ends and the men directly nvolvcd in the strike do not work on Saturdays or Sundays No new nediation sessions are scheduled before Sunday afternoon Scarcely 500 scalesmen and samplers of the AFL International Longshoremens Association ILA arc involved in the strike However their union leader ship has called on their thousands of fellow unionists to back the walk out and a single picket was enough Friday to keep dozens of longshore men off many piers Mediators Meet Federal mediators met Friday night with representatives of the union and the American Weighmas ters Association an employers group After the session ended shortly before midnight Mediator J An drew Burke reported little prog ress was made He said the union at the mediators request lowered the wage demands but that the em ployers refused to budge FREE ON BOND CEDAR RAPIDS La hue 31 of Cedar Rapids was free on bond Saturday after pleading innocent of arson in Dis trict Court here Friday The subcommittee report stems from charges Benton had filed in the Senate Aug 6 1951 accusing McCarthy of fraud and deceit on the Communists in government is sue and in financial affairs Ben Senate Leaders Agree on Delay in Filibuster Fight WASHINGTON lenders agreed Saturday to put off until Tuesday a fight over Senate rules which might upset counting of the electoral college vote for President Sen Taft the Senate Republican floor leader that the hotly contro Red Planes involvins Try to Stop Big Air Hit Commies Launch Ground Attack SEOUL American Korea UP Forty Sabre jets intercepted 50 Russianbuilt MIG15s as they roared out of Manchuria in a vain attempt to halt a devastating Allied bombing attack on Red troop and supply areas Six of the MIGs were damaged in 16 air battles which took place at levels ranging from 42000 feet to treetop skirmishes Troop Area The MIGs were attempting to lop Allied fighter bombers in their bomb bullet and napalm attacks on a Red troop area and supply concentration southwest of unchow in Northwest Korea UN pilots destroyed an esti mated 26 enemyoccupied build ups in the strike and caused one huge secondary explosion Pilots Jescribed the target as a smok ng wreck when they left the rea Marine warplancs striking along he frontlincs claimed destruction f one Communist tank On the ground South Korean orces repulsed a vicious attack y Chinese Communists trying un uccessfully to take Sniper Ridge Attacks Erupt The Chinese Red attacks eruptec uddenly in an unusual daylight ssault by 200 screaming reds on ROK forces holding vital Pinpoint dominating point of the atticscarred SniperRidge com lex of hills north of Kumhwa on he Central Front Both attacks were blunted and inally turned back but the Reds ontinued hammering the Western ront positions for an hour ami nchaif before they gave up The Pinpoint Hill action was the ccond on that sector in two clays versuu issue involving sen ators right lo filibuster be left un til niter the electoral ballots hac been counted Anderson Okays Sen Anderson who had been chosen to kick open the fight announced to the Senate that this was entirely satisfactory to him Anderson acting for a group ol selfstyled Senate liberals has an nounced he will atlack the rule1 setup under which Southern sen ators have been able to talk to death civil rights bills to which they object Commonly known ns a filibuster the tactic uses the Senates cher ished tradition of free and unlim ited debate Defeat of the effort appearct certain through a combination o most Republicans under leader ship of Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio plus most Southern who usually follow Sen Richard Russell of Georgia Working Majority It is this coalition that has been the actual working majority in the Senate for the past several years and is expected to make major de cisions under the new administra tion There were strong indications hat some of the sponsors of the antifilibuster fight were waging a skirmish just to demonstrate pub icly who controls the Senate And most senators agreed that he issue was decided Friday when the conference of all Republican senators by a voice vote termed overwhelming rejected the initial ilan for attacking existing Senate rules All About The Weather Mason City Cloudy Saturday night with light snow beginning late Saturday night owa Mostly cloudy Saturday night with light snow spreading into extreme west by Sunday Minnesota Mostly cloudy Satur day night with light snow spread ing over southwest GlobeGazette weather data up to a m Saturday Maximum 22 Minimum j At 8 a m 22 YEAR AGO Maximum 57 Minimum 2 SAME While nn Irafde trt ftsl 21 EMPLOYE KILLED FT MADISON serv ices arc being arranged here for John W Crosley 58 city street employe who was killed Friday when struck by a Burlington pas senger train here MARTIN IS Joseph W Martin the Republicans elected speaker of the House of Repre sentatives Saturday poses with upraised gavel at the ros trum of the House chamber Martin served asspeaker of the 80th Congress New UN Leader Hits US on Communist Ousters UNITED NATIONS N Y Secretary General Trygve Lie publicly charged Friday niglit that the U S State Department delayed in providing and in some cases denied him information he could use to oust disloyal Amer cans from the UN Lies blast against US of icials was contained in a slate nent sent to the State Department and Senate investigators Dec but not released in full to the press mtil Friday night It was made public about the ame time as Atty Gen James P VlcGrancry announced in Washing on that he had ordered a new ederal grand jury investigation nto charges that disloyal Arncri ans had infiltrated the UN The harges were raised by another rand jury before its term expired ast month The State Department declined charges IIow the Senate in ernal security subcommittee at a caring Dec 31 that the dcpart ncnt would have taken steps lo ry to work ovit a new procedure or supplying Lie with personnel nformalion if he had complained ommcnt on Lies ver officials told nrlier about methods used Husband Kills Family Then Shoots Self WEST LIBERTY W Va W The body of a man who killed both his wifes parents nnd wounded two other persons Friday night was found Saturday near the scene of the shootings Deputy Sheriff Andy Narrish said the body 24yearold Joseph Taggcrt was found in or near a barn about 100 yards from the home where Raymond Monroe 42 and his wife Irma were shot to death Taggcrl had committed suicide with a revolver Narrish said Two other members of the same family were wounded in the shoot Bill to Cut Taxes Introduced Harmony Show at Opening WASHINGTON new Re publicancontrolled Congress con vened Saturday and swept through its organizing session without fall ing into any of the scraps threat ened for the first day I Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio a tight hand on the reins as Repub lican floor leader won Senate con sent for the immediate swearing in of all senators whose right to a seat is in contest A Senate committee will consider the protests later Show of Harmony In the House it was all a show of harmony Rep Joseph W Mar tin Jr of Massachusetts elected speaker by the Republican major ity was presented by retiring Democratic Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas Martin eulogized Rayburn as a man who had always served his country unselfishly faithfully and honorably He said the Democrats when in power treated us with the re spect and dignity that befits the great twoparty system and promised We shall do as well To you the Democrats now falls the mantle of constructive criticism The Senate was in session an hour and 10 minutes adjourning until Tuesday The House meeting ran longer The Republicans have set their sights on cutting government spending and reducing taxes The rap of gavels in Senate and House brought the 83rd national legislature into being with the ju bilant GOP in the majority for only the second time in 22 years Beginning of End They sounded also the beginning of the end of 20 years of Demo cratic New DealFair Deal ad ministration On Jan 20 Republican Presi denlyelcct Dwight D Eisenhower will be inaugurated giving his party full national re the first time since Herbert Hoovers first two years in the While House 192930 The GOP had lost control of Congress in Hoovers last two years CUT RED TAPE IN MARRIAGEPvt Don C Highland Park Mich a soldier on a 24hour pass is dec orated with tape by his bride Mary Catherine Grabo after the couple set a record for shortcutting marriage delays in Detroit Blood tests filling out necessary forms obtain ing a waiver of the 5day waiting period and the nuptials took an hour ing Friday night Taggcrts 3ycarold son also named Joseph and Miss Betty Monroe 17yearold sister of his wife were in North Wheeling Hos pital in fair condition The child was shot in the head and the woman in the hand polict said Mrs Taggcrt told police her hus band flew into a rage when she urged him to get a job and go lo work The Taggerts had been iving with her parents since November Her husband gathered his clothes and left taking the shotgun with him Mrs Taggert told police She said the shooting started af er the family had finished dinner Shots were fired into the room through a window and a door Jagerson Bound to Grand Jury Lester A Jagerson 27 1135 Pennsylvania NE was bound to a Cerro Gnrrlo County grand jury Saturday in Mason City police court on a charge of breaking and entering Rond was set at Jagerson was picked up for in vestigation last week as a suspect in last months wave of brcakins in the Mason City area According to police there is evidence that he was responsible for at least four of the incidents However Jagerson has denied the charges in repeated question ings by police and the sheriffs of fice He reportedly is a parolee from the State Mens Reformatory at Anamosa after serving time on a similar breaking and entering charge at Dccorah He is being held at the county JaiL The last Republican Congress was in 194748 Rep Charles Halleck of Indiana chosen by House Republicans as their floor leader named a cut in government costs as the No 1 task of the new Congress He predicted it can be done without endangering security or hampering government services And Rep Reed who be comes chairman of the taxwriting House Ways and Means Commit tee came to the opening session with a bill already prepared to reduce income taxes of most in dividuals by 11 per cent effective June 30 But most GOP leaders were tak ing the line that Congress roust first see it can do about re ducing expenses before consider ing tax cuts Next Friday the legislators wilt get President Trumans proposed budget for the new fiscal year be ginning July 1 It is expected to call for spending around billion and will be the starting point for efforts to trim federal outlays Under Study Some of the main items in the Truman budget already are under study by Presidentelect Eisen howers staff to determine what cuts he thinks can be made Saturdays congressional meet ing was chiefly one for formali the House members and new senators sworn in and making official the slates of offi cers already chosen by the Re publicans in party meetings Fri day This meant the formal election of Rep Joseph A Martin Jr of Massachusetts as speaker and presiding officer of a House di vided 222 Republicans 211 Demo crats and one independent The House has two vacancies In the Senate it was Sen Rob ert A Taft of Ohio stepping in as Republican floor man who has the job of piloting ad ministration legislation the election oE Sen Styles Bridges of New Hampshire as president pro tempore In that post Bridges will preside over the Senate when the vice president of the United States is absent ;