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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home GITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH I N E WSPAP E R TH AT M A KE S ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lense Wires Seven Conls a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 8 1953 Tills Pn No 77 Defense Secretary Not Optimistic About Outlook B Deep Snow Balks Search for Missing Troop Plane Another UN Chief Named as Red Resigns Position UNITED NATIONS N high UN official ad mittedly a onetime American Red underground worker and a target for U S loyalty probers has quit his post He is the second American in two days to resign to save the UN from embar rassment David Zablodow sky 49 handed in his resig nationlate Wednesday to UN Sec retary General Trygve day after David Weintraub quit his job as director of the UN Di vision on Economic Stability and Development Both men were on a U S State Department list of 11 American UN employes labeled as communists or under Communist discipline Zablodowsky a di rector of the UN Documents and Publications Division admitted last fall to the McCarran Senate subcommittee that he served in a Red underground in the 1930s with Whiltaker Chambers chief wit ness against Alger Hiss He in sisted hovyever that he had sev ered all Communist connections shortly after his service with Chambers DAVID ZABLODOWSKY Allied Raiding Party Smashes Red Troops SEOUL Korea UP AnAllied raiding party turned a sector of the Central Front southeast of the truce village of Panmunjom into a fury of flames and explosions for nearly an hour Thursday and left 35 Chinese dead ohthe battlefield Another 15 believed killed and at least 10 wounded Allied war planes paved Ihe way for the attack by a reinforced platoon of about GO Allied raiders by pouring bombs rockets and napalm down on the Reds slrongly dug into their caves and bunkers Then the raiders attacked With flame throwers tanks andartillery they stormed the Communist posi lioris and baltled to within hand grenade range They blasted the Red bunkers and caves with satchel charges of dynamite and other high ex plosives The attack was called off after 55 minutes of steady ex plosive fighting OUT OF COURT SPIRIT LAKE An oulof court settlement of has been made in an damage suit filed by Mrs Wilbur Anderson of Spirit Lake against the Watson Transportation Co of Omaha Red Links Weintraub denounced as out rageously false the allegations that he was disloyal to the US or had any Communist links Zablodowskys stalement added thai I know myself lo have been ompletely a n d unequivocally loyal to bolh Ihe US government and the UN during 10 years of faithful civil service Zablodowsky was graduated from Columbia University in 1925 with the highest scholarship record in his class From 1938 to 1942 he was ah editor for the Viking Press and Modern Age book publishers During World War II he became chief of the editorial section of the US cloakanddagger OSS Office of Strategic Services and in 1945 headed a deparlment which made charts and graphs for use in the Nuernberg war crimes trials State Department Then he moved to the State De parlmcnl in Washington and in April 1946 was loaned lo Ihe UN where he laler became a perma nent employe in the secretariat One other highranking UN direc tor on Ihe Slate Department loyalty list remains in the world organiza tion He is Henry S Bloch ayear director of the fiscal divi sion in the department of economic affairs SERGEANTATARMS DES MOINES Eslenson of Webster City was appointed ser geanlalarms of Ihe House in Ihe 1953 Legislature the Republican House patronage commitlee lisl of 41 employes shows Farmer Sees Flares 41 Are Aboard MONTPELIER Ida UP Clearing skies Thursday gave aeri al searchers hope of spotting a C46 transport with 41 persons aboard which apparently crashed Wednes day in the mountain wilds around the UtahIdahoWyoming boundary corner Ground Party A ground party attempted to in vestigate reports that flares had been sighted on Hot Springs Peak a rugged mountain just east of Bear Lake but it returned to Mont pelier Thursday balked by deep snows Sheriff Gilbert Arnell said the nineman team could not use the trails to the peak because of drifts Special trucks equipped for snow operation bogged down The only thing we can do now Arnell said is hope that the plane will be spotted from the air If it is we have 20 horses ready to take a posse in If it is not spotted from the air soon well begin making horseback checks of the more remote places The 37 passengers were Korean veterans on their way to their homes in the southernstates They were aboard a twinengined Curtis Commando with a crew of four ci vilians No Signs Norman Chrishop director of the Monlpelior Flying Service flew a light plane over HotSprings Peak and nearby Cold Springs Ridge Thursday but saw nothing that might resemble the missing auv craft Jesse Schiedigger a farmer liv ing just south ofMontpelierqn the west shore of Bear sighting what he thought were flares on Hot Springs Peak Killed When Transport Crashes in Field ISSAQUAH Wash ter crews searched for seven bod ies Thursday in a 10foot crater dug by a fourmotor Flying Tiger Air line plane that crashed and burned Wednesday night in a driving rain storm The illfated C54 burned furi ously in a field of ankledeep mud long after midnight The plane was headed for Se attle Wash when it evidently caught one wing on nearby Squak TWOHEADED a 2headed waterTu tle found by a fisherman near Jackson Miss is compared in size to a silver dollar Plarolds life is one of confusion because each of his heads controls two of his legs Picture Page 2 Mountain and plunged to earth on the farm of Vincent Herlehy two and onehalf miles south of here All we know Pferlehy said is that we saw flames in the air and when we ran outside there was a hell of an explosion Herlehys son 10yearold Mike said he ran out to the field as soon as they saw the plane bury itself into the ground SOCIETY LEADER Cornelius acknowledged leader of New York Citys society died Wed nesday night at her 5th Avenue home She was in her 80s Other Ships in Peril Tanker Breaks in Half in Ocean Storm SAN FRANCISCO Swedish tanker with a crew of 40 broke in half Thursday and three cargo vessels were in distress as 50 to 70 mile an hour winds whipped the normal ly calm Pacific into fury The Swedish tanker SS Avanti sent an SOS reporting crisply Ship broke in two Eleven men on back part saved Eight men on fronl part and 21 men on lifeboat still drifting If any ships nearby please give help The British freighter King Ed gar and the Panamian frcighlcr Santadespo both were reported out of control and drifting helplessly in the North Central Pacific A Coastal lumber schooner Cyn thia Olson jettisoned her deck cargo off Oregon and slowly made for San Francisco after earlier ask ing assistance The Avantis SOS was picked up here by globe wireless There Was no quick report whether other ships were in her area of the vast Pa cific k The Avanti gave her position as about 240 miles northeast of Oki nawa and about 180 miles south of Kyushu southernmost Japanese main island SWITCHMAN KILLED COUNCIL BLUFFS William T Bradley 62 Illinois Central Railroad switchman was killed Tuesday when he was run over by a train here Support for Using ABomb WASHINGTON D Eisenhower is assured of strong Congressional support if he decides to hit the Communists with alomi weapons in carrying out his deeds nolwords Korean policy Key members of the HouseSen ate Atomic Energy Committee saic Thursday they favor use of A weapons on the Korean battlcfieh whenever the military conclude they would encourage the Reds tc make peace When a positive decision of tha sort is reached why then o course we should go ahead saic Sen Bourkc B Hickcnloopcr R Rep W Sterling Cole RNY declared that if the war can b shortened by a single i any lives can be the alomic bomb should be used Either Cole or Hickcnloopcr wil be chairman of the Atomic Com mitlec in the Republicancontrolled 83rd Schuman French Ally of West Is Out of Cabinet PARIS Schuman one of the prime architects of Euro pean unity failed Thursday to get a place in the new French Cabi net The fate of the proposed Eu ropean army and other plans for presenting a solid European front againsl Communisl aggression thus appeared lo be further in doubt Premier Rene Mayer gave the job of foreign minister to Georges Bidaull a former premier Schu man as Frances foreign minisler since 1948 had worked incessanlly for European unity and to bring Western Germany into Western de fense plans Mayer in order lo get approval as premier had to count on sup port of the followers of Gen Charles de Gaulle The Gaullisls who oppose the rccrealion of a German army have won a prom ise from Mayer lo reopen negoti ations on the European Defense Treaty which would put a half million Germans under arms in association with Ihe armies of five olhcr European nations This aroused dismay in Bonn where the government of Chancel lor Konrad Adenauer has been striving hard for ratification of the European Defense Treaty and the associated peace contrad which would give Wcslern Germany near sovereignly The dropping of Schu man was taken as a blow However no Gaullists were named in Mayers hew cabinet Bidault is from the same parly as Schuman Ihe predominanlly Calholic Popular Movemenl Hope was expressed that the naming of Bidault would bring no radical changesinFrench poli cy But European Federalistsin ses sion at Strasbourg were quick U meet the challenge presented bj the DC Gaullists great influcnc on the French scene The delegates at Strasbourg ar beating the rough draft of a pla to establish joinl cxeculive legis lativc and judicial bodies fo France West Germany Italy Bel gium the Netherlands and Luxcm bourg These would eventual manage such plans as the Schu man coalsteel pool defense plan and other proposals for unity Michel Debrc a Gaullist sup porter advanced a counterpro posal which would in effect slrip ccnlral administration of any re power and entrust Europes futur to a directorate of prime ministers Opponents of Debres propose demanded and won an immcdial showdown Says Spies Threatening Security Wants Overhaul of Department WASHINGTON UP Defense Iccretiiry Robert A Lovetl said hursday nationalsecurity is being eopardizcM by inability of existing aws to protect the country againsl traitors spies and noulhs Lovell in a letter to President Fniman said the problem of sccu is of cardinal importance md should receive prompt atlen ion Broad Overhaul His letter to the President rec ommending a broad overhaul of he Defense Department was writ enon Nov 18 Lovctt made it niblic Thursday concurrently with lis appearance before the House Armed Services Committee Committee Chairman Dcwcy Short RMo said Lovctt told the committee at its closeddoor ses sion that the world situation is as cnse as ever and that this is no imc to relax our defense buildup Lovctts view appeared at odds vith statements by President Tru man and Winston Churchill tha rospccls for peace have improved Chairman Short also told report rs after a twohour closed com nittec session that Lovett believes we arc in a stalemate in Korea and did not offer any solution AilOut Force He said the secretary expressec doubt it would be worthwhile ti ise allout force trying to driv the Communists out of their cave and dugouts Short said Lovelt told the com mittee that Alliedforces perhap could bring more economic pre sure pn China as one means o trying to break the While Lovett was in the com mi tec room reporters were given written statementsprepared at th said the secretab gave an optimistic appraiscl o American military strength Allows Increase in FHA Interest WASHINGTON Pcdcra lousing Administration FHA has allowed a onehalf per cent in crease in the effective interes rate on governmentinsured mort gages for the lowestpriced homes F H A Administrator Walter L rccne said Thursday The increase approved severa days ago actually took the form of a half per cent service charg which lenders may add to the reg ular 4 por cent interest rate charged borrowers So the rate which applies only to mod gages up to a maximum of under Section 8 Title 1 of th National Housing Act becomes per cent SHEAFFER PROFIT FT MADISON WW A Sheaf for Pen Co has reported net profi For the fiscal nine months cndci last Nov iO was About The Weather Mason City Cloudy with fog an freezing drizzle Thursday night Not so cold Friday Iowa Cloudy with occasional igh freezing drizzle Slowly rising temperatures Friday Minnesota Scattered light sn ov and occasional light freezin Thursday night Frida mostly cloudy GlobeGazelle weather data u lo 8 a m Thursday Maximum 22 Minimum i Al 8 a m 22 Precipitation Trace SAME White tlar means no deaths past 21 Hearing Judge to Rule on Fcite of Love Killer Jan 24 i CEDAH RAPIDS The fate of George C Duffy 21 confessed slayer of the youth who won Duffys bridetobe will be decidedin District Court bore Jan 24 Judge Charles Pcninngroth saidWed nesday after a 3day hearing for Duffy that he would rule on that date whether to accept the young mans offer io plead guilty to second degree murder Duffy originally had been charged with first de gree murder in the shotgun slaying of James P Hackman J8 two days before Duffy planned to wed Miss Shirley Arnold 18 last Oct 11 During the hearing the court heard of the com plicated onandoff romance Miss Arnold carried on with Duffy and Hackman Hackman was fatally shot Oct 9 only a few hours after Miss Arnold broke oft her marriage plans with Duffy and revealed she would marry Hackman two clays later Duffy was the object of a 3day manhunt in the hills of Northeastern Iowa after the killing He surrendered volun tarily after his mother Mrs William C Duffy of Waukon broad cast pleas for him to give up DUFFY After Churchill Meeting Ike Tackles Domestic Issues NEW YORK IP Eisenhower buckled lown to domestic problems Thursday having explored with Prime Minister Winston Churchill his old friend of wartime lays the courses of action open to leaders of a free world n an uneasy peace The 62yearold Kansan who AM I Tito Church Chiefs Confer vill become President in 11 more lays and 78yearold British states nan who has reached late evening n his astonishing career sat down together in a private room for norc than an hour Wednesday night It was their third informal con ierericc since Churchill arrived in this country Monday The two moved off alone into a private room only 10 minutes after Eisen howcr had arrived at the home o Winnie Arrives WASHINGTON fo n Churchill here Thursday for a meeting with President Truman Fresh from a series of talks with Presidentelect Eisenhower the British prime minister ar rived from New York Bernard Baruch Churchills New York host Distinguished guests nchiding the Duke and Duchess of Windsor left them alone Thursday was Churchills day for meeting with President Truman n Washington And it was a day of work for Eisenhower He sched ulcd only two visitors at his hcad citjarters and dug into the business of shaping and phrasing his inau guration and Slate of the Union addresses Eisenhowers p r e s s secretary said it had not been decided whether he will deliver the Stale of the Union report in person or send it to Congress as a message Preliminary drafts of both ad dresses have been completed The Presidentelect is polishing them BELGRADE Yugoslavia Seven of Yugoslavias highest Cath olic prelates summoned lo a peace conference by Marshal Tito told the Yugoslav leader Thursday they cannot negotiate or sign an accord with his government wilhout Vaticanapproval Tito who broke off diplomatic relations with the Vatican over the elevation of Yugoslav Arch bishop Aioysius Stepinac to the rank of cardinal called the seven leaders into a twohour conference n an attempt to patch up achurch state agreement Stepinac was notincluded in conference The seven who did attend while rejecting Titos suggestion of a lo c a 1 i z e d Yugoslav agreement i greed to appoint delegates to a oint commission to make a fur t h e r inquiry into the future of churchstate relations was pointed out wellinformed sources said that a technical ob jection exists to any agreement at his time because of the continu ng restraints imposed on Slep nac since his release from prison OFFICER PROMOTED DBS MOINES B Grcen cc commanding officer of the 9G92nd Air Force Reserves Squad ron with flights at Ames Newton and Marshalltown has ben pro moted to full colonel BALANCING THE John chairman of the House appropriations committee tries a balancing act with an advance copy of the federalbudget for the year starting next July ;