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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1953, Mason City, Iowa U I 1 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S N E I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 10 1953 249 Lose Lives As Ship Sinks Tills Paper Consists ol Two Ono NO n Congress Determined to Break Korea War Deadlock WASHINGTON members of the House Arme Services Committee Saturday predicted that Congress wouli press for early action to break the Korean stalemate if Pres Klentelect Eisenhower does not do so A survey of six Re t 1 Storms Hit j Both Coasts j 30 Are Dead I 50000 Homes Without Power By The Associated Press ii Crippling storms in widely sep aratcd areas of the nation took at least 30 lives and disrupted trans portation and communications Sat urday The seasons worsl s t o r m gripped the Northeast but heavy blows eased off somewhat in Flori da and the Eastern Gulf states and in the Pacific Northwest 16 Deaths Sixteen of the storm deaths were in Nesv England which had up to 20 inches of snow Three died in upstate New York where snow Saturday was changing to sleet and freezing rain There were two deaths in New Jersey and one in Oregon More heavy snow was forecast for upstate New York as freezing rain lashed the coast Driving was hazardous if not impossible off maintraveled roads in the Em pire State Without In New Jersey some 50000 homes were without power at var ious times and 15000 telephones were cut off A stale of emergency was declared in Norwalk Conn where thousands of homes were without power In the South the torrential rains slackened The Florida Weather Bureau said though that freezing and four Democrati committee members showec the majority were convinced th Korean situation is difficult bit not hopeless No Settlement They made their statements aft cr Gen OmarBradley and Sec rctary of Defense Lovett wer quoted as telling the committee ii closed sessions they do not how to settle the war Rep Short chairmar designate told a reporter he ex peel Congress to await Eisenhow ers solution But if nothing is done he said pressure for a solutioi undoubtedly will build up The committcemen indicated Ei senhower would get considerabli support in an effort lo solye th war but expressed doubt that Con gress would approve a longer draf period or considerably increasec costs More Optimistic Rep Shafcr RMich said Im far more optimistic after hearing Bradley than I was before He declined to elaborate for security reasons temperatures were clue in the northern part of the state Report Ferguson to Head Military Spending Group WASHINGTON OF Sen Fergu son RMich is likely to head the powerful Senate militaiy appropri ations subcommittee in the 1953 session it was learned reliably Saturday This subcommittee will handle spending requests of more than 46 billion dollars for the armed serv ices in the fiscal year which be gins next July more than half the proposed budget Ferguson criticized President Trumans 70 billion dollar budget and said the government should be able lo liv within its income in the new fiscal year This would mean a 10 billion dollar cut in the spending asked by Truman The appropriations subcommittee chairman will not be chosen for mally until the full Senate is or ganized probably next week Short said Fridays meeting in eluded some discussion of the use of atomic weapons in Korea Both Union Vets Confident They Will Live Year BY UNITED PRESS The two remaining veterans of the Union Army vowed Saturdaj the government had made a big mistake in predicting one of them would die during the fiscal year beginning next July 1 James A Hard 111 of Roches ter and Albert Woolson 105 Duluth Minn took issue with the Veterans Administration which in its budget recommendations for the next fis cal year asked for enough money to pay only one Union Army pen sion I guess that one man is me Hard said because 1 expect to be around for a long time yet But in Duluth Woolson said he was sure he will be around also to collect his pension In Washington a VA spokesman said the recommendation for one pension was routine procedure since both men already have out lived what actuaries call their life expectancy If both of them live during the year starting next July 1 he said the VA will ask Congress for more money to pay the second man High Winds Responsible for Disaster PUSAN Korea A crowdcc Korean passenger ship foundered in mountainous seas and violent winds Friday night and sank with a reported toll of 249 lives just out side this big Southeast Korean port The Korean Ministry of Trans portation said Saturday only seven of the 256 aboard the 140ton Chang Yung Ho were saved when the oastal vessel went down The cap ain Ha Yang Mo was among the even No Americans Transportation Minister Kim Suk Kwang expressed belief that no Americans were aboard the ship which plied dailybetween Pus an and Yosu 100 miles to the west on Koreas south coast The captain was able to provide only a sketchy account of the dis aster He told the ministry his ship was swung around violently y a tremendous gust of wind that hings went black and the next he knew was when he regained con sciousness in the storm tossed seas That was about 10 p m Fri lay The sinking of the Chang Yung Ho was the latest in a series of btormcaused ship accidents and listress calls in the Pacific during he week Little hope was held for eight crew members listed as missing n the breakup of the Swedish anker Avanti south of Japan Vednesday night Thirty three crewmen were picked up by three Japanese patrol boat a British freighter and Chinese ship Transports Collide Two American military trans iorts collided Friday night fivi niles outside the entrance to Sase o Harbor a U S naval base in outhern Japan The Navy saic here had been no reports o asualties The Navy said the transpor teighlon Victory sidcswiped the ransport Jumper Hitch and that ic collision opened a sixfoot hole n the Jumper Hitchs bow It said he Creighton Victory en route rom Seattle to n its voyage The number of troops aboard the hips was not disclosed About The Weather Mason City Cloudy increasing northerly winds and possibly a few snow flurries Saturday night fowa Mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday turning colder late Saturday night Minnesota Near cold wave in north becoming colder south Sat urday night GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 28 Minimum 13 At 8 am 13 YEAR AGO Maximum 20 Minimum 7 McCOY CLOSED WASHINGTON M The Army has announced that Camp McCoy in Wisconsin will be closed and put on a standby basis in the in terests of economy TAUGHT KISSING GAMESLouis L Fund 40 eyest book on how to win friends after losing his seventh grade teaching job because he put kissing Barnes on curriculum Quits Job Teacher Holds Kissing Course in School Room PRINCESS ANNE Mel Fog and Warmer Weather Prevails DES MOINES Fog and mod rate temperatures prevailed over lost of Iowa Saturday delaying he cold spell that the Weather ureau expects over the weekend The mercury settled at 10 above t Sioux City and 28 at Davenport uring the early morning hours low pressure system from Cana a is moving southward and with Icaring skies Sunday night a sharp rop in temperatures was cxpccl d SAME BUILDING SNOW MANFour members of the L StSSt Brownies m Boston build a on a beach The Brownies who normally take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean decided because of the heavy snowfall to frolic in the snow crious mildmannered Louis L und said Salurday he isnt sorry e gave his seventh grade students issirig lessons toleaclrthem the acls of life It did them a lot of good the 3yearold teacher said It helped hem getover their inhibitions Fund who took up psychology as hobby had to quit his job at istoric Washington Junior High School Friday when angry parents protested against their children playing postofficc in the school room I started it a month ago be cause some of the children were inhibited and it seemed like a good way of teaching the facts of lite he said Down here in this eastern shore town a good many of the parents dont appear to take the trouble to explain to the children what life is all about Most of the children considered Ihe experiment a lark and School Superintendent John L Bond saic apparently no real harm was done But he ruled the practice had o stop Thirteenyearold Jimmy Byrd said the kissing games didnt make any particular impression ofi lim but he thought school was a queer place to play them I have no objections to kissing james said his father James Jyrcl Played them myself as a boy But school is not the place or that sort of thing Gen Smith Top State Dept Aide 300 Allied Planes Deal Commies Withering Blow SEOUL Korea hundred United Nations war planes dealt the Communist war machine a deVasfirg blow Saturday with a bomb bullet and napalm attack on a vital supply line between North Korea and Manchuria F84 rhumlcricts dropped thou sands pi pounds of bombs on five rail bridges and four roa KeDUbllCQnS Set to Slash Demo Budget and four roa bridges just north of Sinanju on of the most heavily defended citie in North Korea Follows Assault The fighterbomber attack fo lowed by only a few hours an sault on rail lines in the Sinanj area by American B29 Supcrfort Col Victor E Warford Chick asha Okla commander of one o hc four fighterbomber wings pai icipating in the second attack said the smoke and flashes o jursting bombs could be seen 3 miles away The strike started in early after loon when planes swept over th icavilydefcndcd area picking of Communist radarcontrolled anti aircraft positions Red artillery threw up a curlai of bursting shells Eight Communist gun position vcre destroyed or damaged an vhen later flights of UN wai ilancs came in the Red guns kep quiet Bridge Destroyed Pilots reported two s p a n knocked out of one bridge on pan in another five building evcled and rail lines cralered i four places Allied F8G Sabrcjcls screenc he area betweenSinanju andth Yahi River guarding against a tempts of any Communist MIG15 lo break up tbc attack None 6E the Russianbuilt jc made an appearance Planes of four Air Force fighlc bomber wings and one Marinea jroup tookpart in the devastating 300planc attack LEADS MIDWEST DES MOINES total of 12 87 pints of blood was rcccivci icrc during 73 operating days Ir nable Iowas Red Cross Defense Blood Center to lead the ITstatc ilidwest region Life Term for Colonels Wife Says Killing of Husband Premeditated TOKYO UP Mrs Dorothy Krueger Smith 40 daughter of a retired four star general was sen tenced Saturday to life imprison ment at hard labor for the prc mcclilaled murder of her husband ol Aubrey 0 Smith Army defense counselors an nounccd immediately they would Tppeal the sentence and thever dict of a nineofficer court martial which found Mrs Smith guilty of murdering her husband Oct 3 with 10inch knife To President It will be carried all the way o the President of the United States if necessary special coun sel Brig Gen Adam Richmond ret said We have definilc hope The court marlial board found Mrs Smith guilty by a six to Ihree vote Jf their decision of guilty md been unanimous the clealh sen cnce would have been mandatory under Army law The court martial rejected the Icfensc claim thai Ihe daughter of Gen Walter Krueger was nsanc and possibiy under the in luencc of drugs when she killed her husband with a hunting knife as he slept in their Tokyo home Hard Labor An hour after the court martial itsverdict trial president Maj Gen Joseph Sullivan his roicc quivering and barely audible n thebleak Armybarrack court room sentenced the attractive bru nette to be confined at hard labor or the term of her natural life of premeditated the sentence a Choice between one of death and ife imprisonment The prosecution claimed in the ixday trial that Mrs Smith fatal y stabbed her husband because he elt she was hurling his profession al career The verdict murder made Hell Still Catch Dogs DES MOINES WWhal the job of dogcatcher needs says Dr Abraham Gelpcrin is a more dignified title Dr Gelperin who is citycounty health director recommended lo the Polk County Health Board Friday that a fulltime dogcatcher be hired and given the litlc animal control officer It would lend dignity lo the office he said Who wants lo be called a dogcatcher The suggestion was taken under advisement Pope Relaxes Conditions for Receiving Communion VATICAN CfTY Pius Saturday directed that conditjons for receiving communion and celqbrating mass in the Roman Catholic Church may be relaxed where neces sary to meet t h e needs of modern life He issued a new apostolic mitting bishops to authorize afternoon mass after 4 oclock lo accommodate workers who other wise might not be able to get lo church He ruled also that the taking of plain water no longer constilules a breaking of Ihe fast before com munion and that in certain cir cumstances some nourishment not including alcoholic liquids may be taken up lo an hour before com munion Unlii now Catholics have been obliged lo abstain from both food and water from midnight un til receiving the sacrament at com munion The Pope declared however Lhat persons who are not greatly inconvenienced should conlinue lo Follow ail Ihe old prescriptions of Jie church for receiving commun ion A Vatican Press Office summary said the pontiff was moved to alter the conditions of the ancient ritual of communion because of difficul ies in mission lands and in coun tries where the church is being jcrsecntcd and because of changes n modern life particularly among night workers mothers and school children Charles City an Chosen GOP Floor Leader DES MOINES Ralph W Zastrow 63 of Charles City was chosen Saturday as Republican floor leader in the Iowa Senate for the Legislative session which starts Monday Zastrow has served 12 years in the Legislature and was named after a twohour caucus of GOP senators Stanley Hart of Kcokuk was re named president pro tern of the Senalc Zaslrow won the floor leader post in a contest with Sen Jans T Dyk housc of Rock Rapids Zastrow is Senate term from the University of fowa Law School in 1918 and has practiced law at Charles City since then Harts election is certain when the 3953 Legislature convenes next Monday The Republicans control the upper house by a 464 margin The choices were made at a closed caucus of 41 of the 46 GOP senators serving his second lie was graduated WASHINGTON W House Re publicans hope to get started next week on the job of trying to slash 10 billion dollars from President Trumans proposed new budgcl without waiting for Presidentelect Eisenhower to suggest any cuts Chairman Tabcr RNY of the House Appropriations Committee iihich initiates budget legislation said subcommittees arc expected to be in action by the end of next week on the many items that com prise the budget GOP Assignments The Republican Committee lommitlees is due to make on its recommendations next Tuesday for icw GOP assignments to the ap propriations committee which will c dominated by Republicans hold ing 30 of the 50 seats Republicans in Congress gener ally cried spendthrift Friday when Truman sent up his proposct budget for the fiscal year starling July 1 i The blueprint fo fiscal 1954 expenditures is iiearl seven billions loss than Ihe on Truman submitted n year ago contemplates boosted foreign aii and clcfense spending and Iht President estimated will spell a federal deficit of nearly 10 billioi dollars House Speaker Martin RMass called it a phantom budget and old reporters At the proper time the new ad minislralion will submit its own program and a balanced budget to uippoYt it Start Hearings Tabcr said present plans are to consider the budgetsof individual igcncics in separate bills as in past years and not to lump them II in one measure There is slrong cntimcnt in the Senate for return o the onebill method of handling appropriations which was tried evcral years ago and promptly ibandoned x We will start our hearings as oon as the committee is organ xcd probably late next week aber said We wont have to wait or a revised budget from Prcsi cnt Eisenhower since the early iart of the hearings will be devoted irincipaJly to the general piclure alher than lo details Union Man Assistant in Labor General Is Now Chief of CIA FROM THE WIRE SERVICES NEW YORKPrcsidenlclect Et cnhowcr Saturday announced the appointment of Gen Walter Bedell Smith as undersecretary of state andof Lloyd A Mashburn Cali ornia labor commissioner and AFL union member as undersec retary of labor The announcement said Smith is retiring from active servicein the iny He is currently director of he Central Intelligence Agency Public Career Smith began his public career under President Calvin Coolidge 1923 to 1929 as Bureau of the ind served from issistant in the Budget and later coordinalorand vice chairman of he Federal Liquidation Board Smith was chief of staff of the supreme Allied headquarters in ho Mediterranean and Western European theater during World War II and was right hand man to Eisenhower then supreme com mander Eisenhowers announcement said Smith was appointed tmdersecre ary ot state upon recommendation and after conferences with Secre tary of Staledesignate John Foster Dulles Mashburn was named undersec retary ot labor to kin EiscnhoAverV said Mashburn was af ter conferences with Sen William F Knowland R i Vice Presidentelect Richard Nixon and Gov Earl Warren of California U S Ambassador Smith 57 served three years as United States ambassador in Mos ow and was named tohead the I1A on his return from Russia in 949 The general rose from the anks as a National Guardsman to is fourstar rank He did not at end the military academy at West oint Smith is a native of Indianapolis Eisenhower working on his day if at his Commodore Hotel head luarters prepared for his Inaugur 1 Message his State of the Union Message to be delivered later and toplevel meeting with Republi an cabinet and Senate leaders on Ipriday In a surprise statement Friday ight Eisenhower said that Gov homas E Deweys greatest ser ice to his country still lies ahead Eisenhower may have b e e ii peaking in general terms but peculation arose that he believes cwcy may again seek the presi ency TENEMENT FIRE DRAMAFiremen help from the ledge of her smokefilled apartment as another woman tenant clings to a precarious window sill perch In dramatic rescues in Brooklyn both women were brought safely to the ground ;