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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKESALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated 1rcsH and United Press Kutl Lease Wires Seven Cents u Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 7 1954 Paptr of Two One No 74 Teacher Is Fired for His Silence BOSTON University has fired Prof Maurice Halperin who was named last November in anFBI report as a link in a Com munist espionage ring in high US government circles The university announcement said Wednesday that Halperin was dismissed for the good of Boston University after he failed several times to appear before a school review board assigned to consider his fitness to teach Rcaiched by telephone in Mexico City where he went late in No vember Halpcrin told the Boston Herald It is very much to be regretted that Boston University has suc cumbed to the ways of hysteria manipulated by unscrupulous poli ticians H has done a disservice to its own good name and to the cause of academic freedom Halperin said he went to Mcxi co because my wife has been il because of the pressures His wife Edith is on leave of absence from the Brookline school system The 47yearold fired director o BUs Latin American rcgiona studies has been under suspcnsioi since Nov 18 DIES IN ACCIDENT OELWE1N Reisner 43 Sumncr was killed Wednesday night in an auto accident on country roud about 6 miles north of Oehvein Ike Will Tax Cuts Voting for 18YearOlds AP Wlrepholo FASHION SETTER Actress Marlene Dietrich pioneers an other fashion note in a rare en semble while debarking from a plane at Idlewild Airport in New York Shes wearing a black leather coverall under a white leather coat with a black collar Certain to Cause Fight Ike Outlines Flexible Price Support Program WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower Thursday outlined a farm program built on the principle of controver sial flexible price supports but freed of pricedepressing effects of present crop surpluses Under such a plan government price guarantees would be high in times of shortages to encourage production and Secrecy Lid on Reuther Assault Case DETROIT olice kept a tight in times of surpluses to encourage consumption and discourage overproduction It would replace present war born mandatory high level sup ports scheduled to expire at the end of the 1954 crop year Should Be Insulated In his State of the Union mes sage Eisenhower said however AP WIrephoto EXOUTLAW CELEBRATES Jen nings 90 reformed train robber of the Old West flashes a pistol to steal a kiss from his wife Maude 73on their 50th anniversary in Tarzana Calif Jennings was the leader of a gang that robbed at least 15 trains and banks in the southwestern United States during the 1890s He was later pardoned by Theodore Roosevelt U S Russia Will Begin First Atomic Talks Soon WASHINGTON State Department said Thurs day the United States and Russia will start preliminary talks on President Eisenhowers atomic pool proposal presumably in the course of the next few days The two countries agreed Wednesday to begin conversa tions aimed at setting a time place and agencla for fullscale on the project Shortage Still Hafts Canning Although workers at the Con tinental Can Companys 33 plants agreed to return to work production in the canning depart ment ofthe Jacob E Decker and Sons Packing plant will not resume immediately according to General lid of secrecy on their movements Thursday in the continuing investi gation of the Walter Reuther 1948 assassination attempt A motive for the 5yearold ami bush shooting of the CIO leader also remained an official secret 24 hoilrs after criminal charges of conspiracy and assault were brought against founmen Police were reported all Detroits points of entry for the possible return to the city of the sole missing defendant Santo Sam Pcrrone Scrap Metal Dealer Perronc 56 Sicilianborn big money dealer in postwar scrap metal contracts who was once convicted of labor racketeering was reported from one source to beVon his way here from an un disclosed city Accused with Pcrrone were his collegeeducated soninlaw Carl Renda 35 also a fortune hunter in scrap metal Peter Lombardo 51 inmate of LeaVemvorth Peniten tiary as a carrier of counterfeit money and Clarence Jacobs 48 Tecumseh Ont television shop owner once involved in alleged alien smuggling Formal Charges The formal charges said the four and four John did feloniously wickedly and with malice aforethought try to kill Reuther at his home the night of April 20 1948 A shotgun charge was fired at Reuther through his kitchen window The next year a similar attempt was made on the life of Victor Reuther a coofficial in the CIO presidents Auto Workers Union Rewards totaling more than are outstanding in both in cidents Renda and Jacobs were i ar raigned on the charges Wednesday former in Detroit and the latter in Windsor Ont Renda sup plied bond for his release pending examination Jan 14 Ja cobs was remanded to jail without bond Have a Motive Wayne County Prosecutor Ger that present farm ing more billion dollars be insulated from the normal markets for special uses Such sealing off of surpluses would permit a shift to the flexible support plan in 1955 with price supports continuing at least one full crop year at the present 90 per cent of parity levels for basic commodi ties Parity is a standard for measur ing farm prices declared by law to be fair to farmers in relation to prices they pay Some farm leaders in Congress have objected to use of flexible supports next year on the ground that presentsurpluses would pull Also Wants to Citizenship to Reds Senate Action AP WLrepholo 1954 MAID AND Louise Pack 20 El Paso Tex center flashes a big smile after being named Alaid of Cotton at Memphis On her fightis Hope White 20 Uniontown Ala first alternate MarthaGar ner on Beverlys left 23 Poplar Bluff Mo waschosen second alternate By MARVIN L ARROWSM1TH WASHINGTON Wi President Eisenhower called for voting rights br l8Tyearolds and held out hope of future tax cuts in laying before ongress Thursday a massive leg islative program embracing revi sion of farm labor social secur ity housing and tax laws Announcing he intends a new fivebilliondollar cut in govern ment costs the President said a more economical defense program will be geared to the use of atomic weapons if they are needed to pre serve our freedom He asked that Congress grant au thority to share with our Allies certain tactical knowledge o these is how to use hem Communist Threat And to deal with Communists a home Eisenhower proposed tha citizenship be stripped from any one convicted in the future of con spiring to advocate the violeu overthrow of the government This is the charge on which to Communist leaders have been con victed The President said his new five er what President Trumans last udget proposed As costs are cut still further Eisenhower said5 new cuts in taxes billiondollar cut in government he proposes with a 66billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July put run ning expenses 12 billion a year un Senate Investigations Sub c o nvmittee Thursday called for contempt of Congress citations against Cor liss Lament wealthy New York writer Abraham Linger New Y o r k City lawyer and Albert Shadowitz of Nutley NJ Shadowitr is the man who re fused to answer questions of Subcommittee Chairrrfan McCar thy at a public hearing in New York City Dec16 on grounds that Dr AlbertEinstein had advised him not to All three were balky witnesses in McCarthys recent investiga tions of alleged spying and other Communist activity at Ft Mon mouth NJ Reefs Demand Prisoners Be Held Even Affer Deadline outlinedby Eisenhower in his Dec 8 address to the United Na Manager P J Thogcrson He explained Wednesday that only maintenance and shipping workers have returned to workat the company which supplies all cans for use at the local plant As near as we can determine actual production of cans he said will not start until Monday That means that wemay not receive cans until the middle of next week or even later Until we receive more information we cannotmake plnns for calling back the 200 pev Mohawks Trojans Play sons who wcreJaicl off iii our Fort Dodge Friday ning department Healso said that the canning de partment here may not get into full production untilas lote as the week sftcr next AmbassadorGeorgiM ions Soviet Zarubin will Tcpregeht Russia and Secretary of State Dulles will speak for the United States at the pre iminary talks here Dulles is expected to leave two weeks from Thursday for Berlin and the Foreign Ministers Confer ence there Jan 25among the United States Russia Britain and France Under the Eisenhower plan atomic materials and knowhow would be pooled for peaceful pur poses by the linked Slates Russia and other nations with a contribu tion to make An international agency under United Nations aus pices would control the pool The hope is that such international ef fort might ultimately lead to con trol of atomic weapons also aid K OBrien said We definitely have a motive but he refused to disclose it OBrien also said he did not know whether the Waller and Vic tor shootingshad any connection In the Essex County Court at Windsor a letter from OBrien was read which said Jacobs partici pated in the actual shooting of Waller price guarantees for crops like cotton and wheat possibly as low as 75 per cent of parity nextyear The administration suggestion that the present surpluses be in sulated from market supplies would allow a gradual lowering of price supports if future p r o d u c t i on tended to provide supplies in excess of normal needs Detailed Recommendations The President said he would send tiis detailed farm recommendations to Congress on Monday He said i the present farm pro grams had accomplished their war t i me purpose of encouraging needed production1 But in the post warperiod he said they had piled up huge surpluses He said the nation faces two al ternatives on a farm program Say Neutral Commission Also Agrees Friday HI The Com munists Thursday night made for mal demands that prisoners be de tained beyond theJan 22 deadline insisted by the Allies and said a majority of the Repatriation Commission sided with them The Communists made public a hitherto secret memorandum from Endias chairman of the Neutral Na tio n s Repatriation Commission which quoted him as saying the Iruce terms nowhere specify about commission custody coming to an Marquette Coach to Green Bay Packers 3REEN BAY Blackbourn Mnrquette University football coach the past four years was named Thursday as head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League The Packers announced that Blackbourn signed a threeyear contract for an undisclosed salary with General Manager Verne Lew ellen at Cincinnati Thursday morn ing On The Page 17 Hearing on Ventura School Redlstrktlng Jan 1829 Mason City to Isotope Laboratory 10 end1 Jan 22 Crucial Point This is the crucial point of adis pute over what to do with 22000 Chinese arid North Korean prison ers return to Commu nism The Red demands could force a crisis Jan 23 the day the UNCommand insiststhat all re maining prisoners must be freed as civilians Preliminary talks on setting up a peace Conference are stalled anc there is no indication when i might begin Red View TheCommunists view wasin a letter from High Com mane o Indian Lt Gen K S Thimayya chairman of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commissionwhich was broadcast by the official Rec Peiping Radio The letter also insisted that the explanations to woo back the POWs be resumed Denies Supressing News FORT DODGE Marvin Vedvijj denied Thursday he has any intention of supressing or censoring news from the city hall The Fort Dodge Messenger has charged that the new mayor was instituting a new system ofcontrol over what the paper printsabout Hie city hall I have not suggested to the council any plan of news suppres sion Vedvig said I have no intention of doing this now or in future He said city business and records belong to the people and are open to their inspection have all my ife defended freedom of and I know it is a cherished right of the people he Father Relents Youthful Lovers Now Free to Marry EDINBURGH Scotland tin magnate An tenor Patino yielded Thursday to loves young dream aric gave up his legal attempt toblock the marriage of his beauti ful 18yearold daughter MariaIsabela to a handsomeyoung Englishman The way was clear for Maria Isabela and Jimmy Gold smith 20yearold son of an English hotel man the runaway lovers whose plight had at tracted worldwide attention to get marriedat any one of 200 ormore registry offices in Scot land Theyalready have a license There were reports papa had met the young couple in secret Wednes day night and given them his bless ing Palino dashed here last week rom Paris when learnedthat his daughter and the Etoneducated Englishman had eloped He sought to bar the marriage say ing his daughter was loo young formatrimony Goldsmiths broth er said he had another he wanted a titled husband for his daughter SAME V O Premier Joteph day night got vote of cenfv dence from the National bly clearing the way for French participation inttw Big Four foreign meeting in Berlin Jan IS Tobacco Firm No Longer to Sponsor Godfrey NEW YORK of Arthur Godfreys chief sponsors the Lig gen Myers Tobacco Co has dropped its participation in his radio and television We are unable to arrive a satisfactory agreement the com pany announced advertising agency Neither the tobacco companynor the CBS network gave details but published reports here said the company was unwilling to accept financial terms asked by the network for acontinuation of the seven year association Starting Wednesday night General Motors replaced Liggett aV Myers during the first part television show alternating with Pillsbwfy Ben Cross who conducts aradioTV column in the New York Daily News wrote that Liggett A Myers action had nothing to do with Godfreys popularity on the air or publicity ever his recent firing of singer BULLETIN KELSO Scotland Tin Heiress Maria IsabelaPa tino 18 and her dashing English man Jimmy Goldsmith 20 were married in this picturesque little border village Thursday a few hours after her father with drew a court ban againstthe wedding IOWAN KILLED DAVENPORT Wi Lt William C Durand Davenportdiedof ii juries suffered in an airplan crashin Korea Jan 4 it was re vealed here Wednesday About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Iowa Increasing cloudiness Fr dayHigh 30 to 36 northeast Minnesota Snow spreading ove mpstof state Friday GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 a m ThursHay Maximum X Minimum 17 At8am 17 YEARAGO Maximum 11 Minimum 10 can and will be made But he sked that Congress act to stop ome reductions already scheduled or April corporation income axes and in federal excise or sales axes on such things as automobile tobacco and liquor The President asked too that the egislators go ahead and raisethe ederal debt pegged at 275 billion that the gov ernment can borrow more money if need be to finance its programs This renewed a request he made to he last session Wonders of World As for the domestic economy which he called one of the won ders of the world Eisenhower pledged that his administration will be always ready f to take welltimed and vigorous action to sustain it More onthis subject is to be sent out in his economic report on Jan 28 Eisenhower addressed a joint session of theSenate and Housein ie House chamber His address as broadcast by all major radio nd TV networks Waves of a p p I a u s e tlppled irough the chamber as Eisenhow r walked smilingly down the aisle nd ascended the platform On the floor along with ftha members of Congress were top pf icials of thegovernment the Joint Chiefs of Staff and members ot the Supreme Court Russian Ambassador Georgi M Zambia was among the diplomats seated in jH The President donned IfghtHCbl1 oredAhorn rimmedglasses to read his address One of Longest SeventhousandTwotds in length t was one of the longest toe Union message any President las delivered Yet Eisenhower only sketched iroadly his plansin the farm la ior social security health hoiis ng and tax fields He he vould send the lawmakers sepa ate messages dealing with these n detail The first farm nd on togo to the Cap tol on Monday The others will ollow later He did disclose that his farm program contemplates1 a gradual switch from rigid price supports o a more flexible scheme And he reiterated that he wants so cial security extended to 10 million more persons As to giving the vote to 18year olds Eisenhower proposed specifi cally that Congress submit a con stitutional amen dm e n t to the states The President put his program Before Congress as one aimed to a stronger Arrier ca He explained whose every citizen has good reason for bold hope where effort is rewarded and pros perity shared where freedom ex pands and peace is is what I mean by a stronger Amer ica Bidding for Support Bidding for Democratic support tie said venture to say our great parties can support the general objective of tho rec vlfowever the initial comment and reaction mingled criticism and praise By and large as was expected Republicans were more ready to praise than Democrats On the other hand Rep Price DI11 called the Presidents pro posals hodgepodge of typical GOP promises He declaredMt would be purely coincidental if Congress enacted any Rep struck out at the military pro gram He asserted that the admin istration seeniedf to be embark ing oni an program at expenseof a wellrounded fensepfogramV r M Eisenhower was Jnterruptcdl by frequent bursts1 of of the loudestgrated his observation that the lighting had been stopped in Korea However the1 Congress sat silently Eisenhower Miq We1 areprepared to meet any ;