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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Doily Ntwspoper Edited lor to ROOM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NtWSPArtft THAT MAKIS ALL HOtTH IOWANS NtlGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Auoclated fnm and United Full Wires CeaU Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 5 ftprt CMuUiU ol Two Ofw He 84th Congress Opens Harmony Seen Hammarskjold Honored After Peiping Arrival TOKYO Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold seeking freedom for 11 American airmen and other prisoners of Rec China dined privately Wednesday night with Communist Premier and Foreign Minister Chou Enlai and Vice Foreign Minister Chang Hanfu Peiping Radio said Communist broadcasts heard in Tokyo reported only sketchy de tails of the chiefs arrival Wednesday and made no mention o his mission which was prompte by an overwhelming Genera Assembly vote A Chinese language broadcas said the Swedish statesman wa honored at a cocktail party an later went to a dinner for himself Chou and Chang Chou Chang Red Chinese Vic Premier Chen I and other Chines government officials and foreig diplomats attended the cocktail party Peiping said Delegation The Red Chinese governmen plane carrying Hammarskjold his party landed at Peiping time The Swedish chief and Chou met in Peiping a Peiping Radio said The Red broadcast said Ham marskjold was met at the airpbr by Chang Han Fu vice foreign minister of the Peoples Republi of China Tung Yueh Chien di rector of the Department of Inter national Organizations and Con ferences and Wang Cho Ju chie of protocol of the Foreign Minis try Also present the radio said were ambassadors of Czechoslovakia Poland India Sweden and the Soviet Union ministers of Fin land Denmark and Switzerland and charge daffaires of the Neth erlands and charge daffaires ac interim of Norway Pakistan anc Burma the counsellor of the of fice of the British charge daffaires and the first secretary of the In donesian embassy Not Present The apparent absence of Chou at the significant Peiping Radio has described in great detail how Chou went to the airport to welcome visiting Indian Prime Minister Nehru and Bur mese Prime Minister U Nu That he would do less for the secretary general of the United Nations seemed to indicate the Red regime had planned a cool reception for Hammarskjold ExMovie Director Borrows Gun Then Kills Self in Cafe SANTA MONICA Calif W A former movie director and writer borrowed a pistol from comedian Buster Keaton and killed himself in a restaurant restroom police reported The body of Clyde Bruckman 60 was found Tuesday Police said he left a typewritten note asking them to deliver his body to theios Angeles County Medical Assn or a medical school for experimental purposes and stating that I have no moneyto pay for a It also asked that his wife Gladys who lives here be notified Keaton told police Bruckman asked to use the 45caliber gun for a hunting trip Offer Bill to Assist New Vets WASHINGTON Teague DTex said he will introduce leg slation aimed at meeting some complaints about President Eisen howers order to cut off wartime veterans benefits Teague who will head the House Veterans Affairs Committee said he will put in the Houses opening day hopper a measure to allow GIs to continue to accrue free ducation benefits provided the men were in the service by the end of this month The possibility of losing thou sands of dollars in veterans bene fits already has spurred young men around the country to get into uniform before a Jan 31 deadline uts off their eligibility Recruiting Boom Many recruiting officers around ie country reported a boom in usiness almost immediately after he deadline was announced Satur day Getting into service now will mean little as to eligibility for GI ill education unless a proposal uch as Teagues is enacted But t will make the men eligible for uch benefits as GI loan guaran ees unemployment compensation musteringout pay free hospitali ation and other benefits These enefits will not go to men who go in after Jan 31 These same benefits have been vailable to almost all veterans ith separations under other than ishonorable conditions since the tart of the Korean 27 950 The end to eligibility rights n Jan 31 will have no effect on enefits already earned except hat the announcement also set ertain distant deadlines for vet rans to make use of the benefits r lose them Mail Deluge No part of the Eisenhower order as touched off as many questions s the section on postservice chool aid The House committee as been deluged with mail from ervicemen or wouldbe service men on this point Under Teagues bill for which ost estimates were not available serviceman could continue to ccrue education benefits if in AND CONGRESS GETS UNDER Republi of them from a happy handshake all around Wednesday as the 84th Congress opened Left to right are Rep Joe Martin of Massachusetts who will be ervice by the end of this month ntil he reached the VA maximum r until his first discharge Be ause of a retroactive provision he measure would not have to be assed before Feb 1 Panama to Offer for Arrest of Slayers of Remon PANAMA fl Panama is ex pected to offer for informa tion leading to the killers of Presi dent Jose Antonio Remon The gov ernment also has asked the Nation al Assembly for another for Investigation expenses The Assembly unanimously ap proved the first reading Tuesday of an administration bill authoriz ing the payments Final passage was believed Thursday certain probably Authorities said identification of the weapons used in the Remon ilaying implicated exPresident Ar nulfo Arias one of 66 persons ar rested Secret Police Chief Jorge Luis ilfaro said guns of the same type Germanmade Schmeisser 9mm machine guns have been confis cated on previous occasions from Arias who was ousted from the presidency in 1951 in a bloody coup by the national guard Remon was head of the guard at that time Shortly after Remon 46 was ma chinegunned Sunday at the Juan Franco race track Arias was ar rested at his coffee plantation 300 miles west of the capital He ap parently still is being held there Other suspects were still being picked up President Jose Ramon Guizado who was sworn in early Monday asked Washington to let FBI agents help in the hunt American offi cials said U S law prohibits such a foreign assignment Both Nicaragnan President Anas tasio Somoza and Panamanian United Nations Delegate Ernesto de la Ossa believe the assassination was the work of the Communists but authorities here have withheld comment on that possibility Stassen Puts Ladejinsky in Viet Nam Post Shift Given OK by White House WASHINGTON UP W o 1 adejinsky ousted by the Agricul ture Department as a security risk Wednesday was appointed to help with the Foreign Operations Ad ministrations land reform pro gram in Viet Nam The White House asked heads of the departments and agencies involved to use their best judgmem in working out this situation We believe that judgment has been ex Presidential Press Secre tary James C Hagerty said Foreign Operations Director Har old E Stassen said his agency had reviewed Ladejinskys security file and found him eligible for certifi cation for security and Gives Blessing Stassen said he understood Lade jinsky would retain reemployment rights at the Agriculture Depart ment while working for FOA Fur thermore Stassen said he had talked with Agriculture Secretary Ezra T Benson who expressed satisfaction that this opportunity for employment in FOA will prob ably make good use of his Lade jinskys special Benson had removed the Russian born naturalized American from his job as department attache in Tokyo on security and techni cal grounds Later a letter to Benson from a House minority leader and Rep Fred Schwengel and Sen Thomas Martin both of Iowa Schwengel succeeds Martin in the House while Martin takes over the Senate seat for merly held by the defeated Guy Gillette New York resident which was re leased by Bensons administrative assistant caused a heavy protest from Jewish groups Classic Defense Milan Smith Bensons assistant cited the letter as a classic de fense of Bensons position in dis missing Ladejinsky Later Benson said Smiths release of the letter was a In stating that Stassen had re viewed Ladejinskys security file and found him a good risk FOAj noted that the State Department had previously cleared Ladejinsky under President Eisenhowers se curity program AP A COUPLEOF Vice President Alben Barkley who was first elected to the Senate in 1926 but who was sworn in Wednesday as the junior senator for Kentucky meets another Richard L Neuberger of Oregon Neuberger is the first Oregon Demo to be elect ed to the Senate in 40 years Only 60 Watts Pal Housing Project Boss Bans Liquor and Pets HOPEWELL Va WErnest J Connelly a bookloving Sunday school teacher who manages a federal housing project here said he elt the 76 families in the project needed someone to take care ol rAII About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Mostly cloudy colder Minnesota Cloudy colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wednes day Maximum 31 Minimum 25 At 8 25 Prec Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum 13 COID So Tuesday he sent them a letter forbidding them to drink alco beverages on the premises keep pets or light their apartments with light bulbs larger than 60 watts Just last year there was a mur der said Connelly former librarian and history instructor at Chowan Junior College of Mur freesboro Some of these oc cupants are very Drinking by the tenants violates a clause in this leases banning illegal and immoral conduct Connelly declared And he said pet dogs had been digging holes around shrubbery planted to beautify the project Thomas Rolfe Court excessive use of electricity was overloading elec tric circuits tenants had been guilty of poor housekeeping and maintenance of the and iheir children had fired air rifles in the project Connelly said similar letters out Freezing Rain to Cover Most of State by Evening DES MOINES rain vhich moved into Iowa from the outhwest during the night will pread over most of the state by night and turn to sleet and snow the Weather Bureau said Wednesday The forecasting agency said the rain snow and sleet would ulti mately cover an area marked on the north by a line from Council Bluffs to Decorah and on the south by a line from Lamoni to Dubuque As the rain changes to snow the Weather Bureau said there may be heavy snow southeast of a line from Council Bluffs to Dubuque Snow in the heaviest areas may amount to 3 to 6 inches although most areas will receive only 1 to 3 a special weather advis ory bulletin said At noon light rain or sleet and freezing rain was reported in all but the northwestern section of Iowa MAID OF COTTON MEMPHIS WvA willowy Okla homa honeyblonde De Lois Faulk ner 20 is the maid of cotton lining similar prohibitions would go soon to 120 families of the Da visville project for Negroes Whether his action would stand appeared in doubt SO IMPATIENT LONDON UP Fanny Ennls 69 filed suit for breach of promise Tuesday against John Purser 73 She said she had been waiting since 1908 for him to keep his promise then to wed her j Laxity Cited in Control of Liquor Sales Synhorst Demands Uniform System DES MOINES WSecretary State Melvin D Synhorst say taverns have reverted to thei old practices of selling liquor In calling for a uniform state wide system of handling this prob em Synhorst said Tuesday he wi recommend to the State Permi Board that a strong enforccmen program be put into Synhorst a member of the board said Ray 0 Kuehl a state invcsti jator reported that many coun ies are neglecting enforcemen of liquor laws The secretary of state said the present situation exists largelj ecause former violators eithe lave not been put out of busines or they have by some subterfuge managed to keep control of tavern even though apparently changes o ownership took Local Action Synhorst said his program would e to request that local issuing authorities revoke beer permits in each and every instance where an IJegal sale of liquor is found The state board issues Class B ermits to taverns which have ob ained local permits Under an Iowa Supreme Cour ruling of about two years ago the state board must issue a permit if one has been obtained locally first Both permits are necessary But the board can revoke a per mit on its own accord under cer ain circumstances said H E Ev rs secretary of the state board le said that if a complaint has ijeen filed and the local issuing uthority refuses to do anything bout it the board can call a hear ng If the board finds the permit hould be revoked the board can do so Synhorst called for uniform en orcement so that we will nol wing as the pendulum from wet to ry Strict Enforcement Leo A Hoegh while erving as attorney general called epeatedly for strict and uniform nforcement of the states liquor nd beer laws Ally Gen Dayton Countryman succeeded Hoegh last Dec 1 ledged to continue this policy and aid enforcement would be even xonger if that is SAME DATE19541 BUcfc flat acini In put 3 ioiinl Democrats Say Theyll Try to Aid President WASHINGTON reopened for business Wednesday under new management Harmony and good fellowship marked openingday ceremonies at Democrats took over control from the Republicans The political fight ing will start later One of President Eisenhowers key of tht Low Morale Explained by Wiley WASHINGTON Itfl Sen Wiley RWis said Wednesday the gov ernments security program and a lack of vigorous management Leadership in the State Depart ment appear to be factors that contribute to low morale in the Foreign Service Wiley the outgoing chairman oi the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee solicited the views of For eign Service personnel while on a Factfinding mission last fall among diplomatic missions in Eu rope In a statement he said was based on views expressed to him Wiley declared It is believed that reductions in force and lack of understanding by other Americans of the job being done by the Foreign Service arc all factors that contribute to low morale The lack of vigorous man agement leadership and of man agement continuity is thought to be an equally important Secretary of State Dulles asked Wiley last July of the For i g n Service The immediate need for the study Wiley said was a rec ommendation by Dulles public committee o n personnel for in egration of for eign service of icers and home make a study WILEY ased State Department personnel nto a larger Foreign Service offi cer pool Wiley based his observations on 244 unsigned questionnaires filled ut by Foreign Service personnel One question dealing with a de fine in offered a selec ion of five possible causes Wiley noted ppropriations that for congressional entertainment lave declined about 30 per cent in he past two years Minnesota Bill Asks Ouster of Benson ST PAUL Minn Eisenhower is asked to remove lecretary of Agriculture Benson a the first proposal to be intro uced in the 1955 Minnesota Legis ature The proposal sponsored by Sen Gorman Larson of Ada asks that enson be replaced by a man who will move to correct the disparity elwcen farm prices and the cost f things the farmer must trade top billing in the flood of bills introduced in the House in the first hour of the 84th Congress Taking over as new speaker Rep Sam Rayburn of Texas prom ised cooperation with Mr Eisen hower because he is the President of the United He said Democrats are going to look on leg islation recommended by the Pres ident not from a partisan stand but from the standpoint of what the Democrats believe to be the best interests of the United Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson of Texas also pledged Democratic cooperation with Republican President Eisen hower when Johnson said the Democrats think Mr Eisenhower is right He said they will oppose him when they think he is wrong but that they will not oppose just for the sake of Join in Prayer Before the gavels fell at noon la the crowded House and Senate chambers at opposite ends of the Capitol members of both parties had joined the President and his Cabinet in prayer at the National Presbyterian Church A Republican Vice President Richard M Sen ate to order but it was the Demo crats who were in control with Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas as majority leader and Sen Walter F George of Georgia as new Senate president pro tempore Nixon administered the oath to 34 senators including some old and new faces on Capital Hill The entire membership of the House look the oath en bloc There is one vacancy in the 435member House Johnson has pledged that the Democrats will follow a policy of supporting Eisenhower when they think he is right and opposing him when they think he is wrong But he said they are not going to op just for the sake of opposi Real Business Wednesdays congressional ses sion was limited to opening for malities which would put the Dem ocrats back in control of both chambers by the slimmest of mar gins The real business of the 1955 session begins Thursday when President Eisenhower goes before joint session to outline the Re publican administrations legisla ive program in his annual Stata of the Union message Retired Farmer Dies in Oskaloosa Blaze OSKALOOSA W Ivan Noel about 50 a partially paralyzed re ired farmer perished in a fire at his home here Tuesday afternoon Noels wife discovered the fire upon her return from a grocery store Demos Say They Plan Active Investigation on Many Fronts WASHINGTON ffi The Demo rats taking control of Congress ay they plan an active year of nvestigations on many different ronts A continuing search for Commu ists in government and a close keep their investigations more cur The Senate Rules Committee from which Sen Jcnner RInd is about to step down as chairman is working on a suggested new code of fair play rules for inves crutiny of the security and poweritigations In the House Rep Hugh rograms of the Eisenhower RPa has announced he ministration arc among main ones also will propose such a code Sen Russell incomins Sen McCkllan DArk who will hairman of the Senate Armed take over the Investigations sub ervices Committee said Wedncsicommittee chairmanship from Sen ay he will probably revive IheMcCarthy says this group will reparedness subcommittee for aabolish oneman which ritical look at the armed been a subject of deep con irchasing program and other acjtroversy vitics He said it also would bei In the House Rep Walter D C logical one to examine the projPa has announced no detailed osed cut in the armedplans for investigations pending a rccs jshakcup of the staff of the un Sen Sparkman DAla said liciAmerican Activities Committee of inks the Republicans spent toojwhich he became chairman The uch time orpscs and digging up old Democrats will outgoing chairman is Rep Veldt ;