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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H E N E WS P APE R TH AT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA 13 1953 HOME EDITION Arrested R Jhis Paper Consists ol Two One No 11 Truman in Last Week of Term WASHINGTON W President Truman began his last week in the White House Tuesday as busy as ever and beset by elev enthhour problems ranging from oil fo atom spies In an atmosphere of mild con fusion the outgoing President is cleaning out his desk dispatching dozens of farewell letters and shaking hands with wellwishers CAPITOL READY FOR INAUGURALSpecial stands built infront of the the Jan20 ceremony in which Dwight Eisenhower will become President are outlined in bright first in more than a week Eisenhower will take the oath of office on the covered stand directly in front of the capitols center section Iowa Doing Fine Beardsley Man Blows Self to Bits With Dynamite in Courtroom WESTON WVa Donzel McCray wired dynamite to his waist and blew himself to bits in a courtroom in an apparent plot to kill his former wife and her attorney police said Tuesday McCrays bizarre action which wrecked the courtroom Monday brought death only to himself Mrs Vella Merle McCray 45 mother of six children was in critical condition however with deep lacerations on her face and other parts of her body Charles Bland an attorney representingMrs McCray in a civil suit was undertreatment for numerous lacerations and could not be questioned Parts of McCrays body were found all over Magistrate M S Fultzs courtroom in a hallway and in the street outside Full was hearing an eviction suit against Mrs McCray by her former husbands stepfather JamesMcCartney and McCray 47 of nearby Wcstfield was a courtroom spectator MAX STUDER Max Studer 54 State Dies Max Studer 54 agent for the Jowa State Bureau of Investigation died early Tuesday at his home 23 5th N W following an illness Mr Studer was born March 12 1898 at Wesley He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church the Holy Name Society the Iowa State Policemans Association the Sheriffs Association the American Legion and was a vcl eran of World War I Surviving are his wife Norinc three sons James Studer Paris France Dennis IT Sludcr Higgins villc Mo and Donald Max Studer DCS Moincs a daughter Sister Mary Dion Evanston 111 Two brothers Alf Studer Macon Mo and Henry Studer Sioux Falls S Dak and five sisters Mrs Ed Rose Ferric Platts mouth Ncbr Mrs Lon Lucy Schleusncr Garner Mrs Fred Mona Bohn Wesley Mrs Jack Agnes McCloskcy Eugene Ore and Mrs J L Lillian Dalgetty Mason City also survive Funeral services will be held al a m Thursday at the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rt Rev Msgr A J Brecn rof ficiatmg The Rosary will be said I p hi Tuesday and theparish Hosary at 8 p m Wednesday at the PattersonJames Chape f Oil Companies Ask Court to Outlaw Probe WASHINGTON U S oil companies Tuesday launchec an effort to get a federal judge to kill a grand jury investigation of an alleged world oil monopoly Counsel for the companies which scorned a conditional offer by President Truman to call of the inquiry announced Ihey would ask U S Dislrict Judge James Kirklancl Tuesday afternoon to discontinue the entire proceeding Representatives of only one oJ five big oil companies showed up at the Justice Department earlier in the day to talk about Trumans offer They were turned away with the word thai the offer lo the five firms was on an all or none basis The plan already had been de nounced by one of the five as an insulting form of blackmail In brief the government proposed to drop criminal antitrust proceed ings if the oil companies would supply records for use in a civil case against them AttyGcn McGrancry suggested Monday that the companies let riim know by 11 a m Tuesday how they felt about the offer In response representatives of he S o c o n yVacuum Oil Co showed up at the attorney gen erals office at The Socony group headed by Attorney George S Leisure after waiting around for awhile was turned away by a message from McGrancry delivered through a secretary that his proposition to the companies was on an all or none basis NEW AIR SERVICE FT DODGE MVBraniff Airlines has announced it will make two additional stops daily at Ft Dodge SAME Governor Says Finances in Good Shape DES MOINES OP Gov Williai S Beardsley told the 1953 low Legislature Tuesday I am please to report that we have met ever contingency and have maintaine a strong financial position for th state s highly complimentary I everyone in Ihc state govcrnmcn for Iheir work in Ihc last two year as he made his biennial address t Ihe lawmakers Joint Session The Senate and House met in i joint session to hoar Beardsley ii the first of three addresses he wil make to Ihc legislators in the open ing weeks of the session which be gan Monday On Thursday Beardsley will his inaugural address at another Gas Tax Boost DES W H Tate of Mason City said Tuesday that he in conjunction with two other representatives will introduce a bill soon calling for a onecent boost in the state gasoline tax Tafe said the money would be earmarked exclusively for highway construction joint session and about February 1st he will present his budget rec ommendations I feel lhat much has been ac complishcd for the goo d of the state the governor said Tuesday By careful perseverance and by everyone making his contribution we can hold these gains and plar and provide well for Ihe fulure Apprehension for Future He related that when the Jegis laturc last met two years ago ceo nomic conditions and world affairs were such lhat much apprehension was held for the future These two years have called or careful management because of the many problems growing oul 3f the unconlrollcd inflalion which has run rampant in our economy Beardsley paid special tribute o both elective and appointive state officials and said it has been r pleasure and inspiration for him o work with him About The Weather Mason City Cloudy and colder night and Wednesday with snow owa Cloudy and somewhat cold er Tuesday night and Wednes day Minnesota Mosliy cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with scat tered snow GlobeGazelle wealhcr dala up to a rn Tuesday Maximum 33 Minimum 35 At 8 a m 15 EAR AGO Maximupi 24 Minimum 5 440 Smash Red Facilities Japs Warn Russia on Air Flights SEOUL US Fifth Ai Force hurled a crushing 440plaii strike against Communist rail fa cilities deep in Northwest Korc Thursday It was the seventh ham mering blow on the Red life line in five days US Sabre jets flying protcc live cover downed two Com munis MlG15s probably destroyed one and damaged another the Ail Force said Meantime Japan bluntly Russia that if more Soviet war planes fly over Japan they may be shot clown by the U S Air Force American leaders in Tokyo said the United States would cooperate A spokesman for Ihc Far East Command said Gen Mark W Clari has issued instructions to appro priate commanders to take all mea sures to prevent further viola tions In recent months many foreign planes believed to be Russian have flown over Hokkaido Japans northernmost island Stream North T h e fighterbombers slreamcc north in morning and afternoon raids of 220 planes each only a feu hours after B29 Supcrforts plas tercel the area with 10 t o n s of bombs in a night strike Biggest news on the ground front was that two fresh Chinese Com munist 70000 men moved into the line online Western Front Intelligence offi cers said there was no indication of any new Red offensive in lha area however They said one bad lymauled Chinese army was being pulled out of the line Rubble On Rubble The warpldnes piJcd rubble atop rubble in theirattack on a bridge complex north of Sinanju The bridges span the Chongchon Rivci and form a bottleneck in the sup ply line which funnels Red war equipment from Manchuria and Ihina southward to the front The Air Force renewed its at acks on Ihe rail facilities around Sinanju after giving the Reds a brief respite Apparently Ihey el the Communists repair the Bridges Now theyre out to knock hem down again Falls Short Tuesdays raid was the heaviest ever to hit the Sinanju area but t fell far short of a 1403planc dawntodusk plastering of Pyong nng last Aug 29 Co Victor E Warford airborne the Sinanju attack said the whole target area was jrelty well beat up He said one Bridge had about a dozen spans cnocked out and two other bridges verc badly damaged GILLETTE KEEPS JOB WASHINGTON Guy M Jillette DIa retained his post on he Senate Rules and Foreign Rela ions Committee as Senate Demo rats made committee assign nenls for the new session of Con ress HARVARD PREXY TO galoshes against the campus slush President James B Conant of Harvard looks over a special edition of the Harvard Crimson telling of his being named Eisenhowers High Commissioner for Germany Team Is Ike Top Assistants Resume Secret Talks NEW YORK Eisenhower resumed op secret policy talks with key men in his new administra tion Tuesday and oneof them a future cabinet member said the team will be all ready to go With only one week remaining before his inauguration is the 34th President Eisenhower set up an agenda for speedy executive action nstant the Republicans move nto office 22 Members Eisenhower spent almost five hours Monday with 22 members of his high command Press Sec retary James C Hagerty gave newsmen only a bare statement on vhat was discussed at the secret meeting It was a discussion of the fu ure duties of the oreign and domestic if you want o add lhat Hagerty said Gov Douglas McKay of Oregon vho will besecretary of the in crior came away well satisfied vith the first major meeting of TOP administration leaders The team will be all ready lo o he said Another future cabinet member vho asked to remain anonymous a id We walked in and while we were eating our oysters on Ihc half shell the President elect stood up and outlined for us the real topics or problems if you want lo call them thai ahead of our administration he said Then he threw the meeting open for discussion and each man took his turn Reappraise Results Shortlyafter the conference was adjourned Eisenhower returned to his Morningside Drive residence but the nine men named to the cabinet met Monday night to re appraise results of their first big meeting which was scheduled to resume Tuesday One of the first and most deli cate problems facing the new ad ministration was the question of patronage an irnporlant item in the twoday meeting of Eisen hower and his administration lead ers 9 Charged With Death Find Plane of Leaders Crash Site Glaim Doctors 40 Are Dead Western Agents LOGAN Utah ground MOSCOW Soviet Union party wallowed through hipdcop Tuesday accused nine doctors mow Tuesday toward bodies of 39 men and a woman who were killed Wednesday when their C46 trans port smashed into a Wasatch vrounlnincliff along the UtahIdaho border Back From Korea The dead included 37 GIs from talcs along the Southeast Atlantic Seaboard who had survived tours of duty in Korea and were flying ionic for discharge With them was thro e including a The Army had char tered the plane from Associated Air Transport Co San Antonio Tex The Civil Air Patrol major who first spotted the wreckage de scribed it as a heap of garbage A pair of Air Force paramedics vho dropped near the wreckage the twinengine Curtis Com mando reported by radio that death apparently was instant for those aboard hi the crash and fire that a crew of stewardess left only a tait section jutting out from a cliff as a recognizable air craft part Pilot Lawrence Crawford of San Antonio had radioed three hours after leaving Seattle Wash that he was on course flying southeast at 13000 feel Off The plane was heading north west 180 degrees off course when it struck at an altitude of 8600 feet The crash scemvwas on the east slope of Ihe northern lip o the Wasatch Range about 35 miles eastsoutheast of M a la d City Idaho Crawfords last check point Airmen speculated that Crawford encountered mechanical trouble over Bear Lake and altempicd to return to the Malad City emerg ency field or a warbuilt field at the north end of Bear Lake BULLETINS NEW YORK elect Eisenhower Tuesday gave his cabinet and key men of the new Republican administration a linebyline preview of his in augural address and the State of the Union Message which he will present to Congress shortly after he takes office x WASHINGTON confer ence of Republican Senators Tuesday upset a compromise plan and bumped Sen Morse IndOre off his two major com mittee assignments NEW YORK ff John Foster Dulles secretary of state desig nate and Harold E Stassen will go to Europe at the end of this month to gather information for Presidentelect Eisenhower political trends Ihere on A SERVED WITH THEIR Waterloo poses with three fellow Republican members of the Iowa House The three men all are sons of former legislators with whom McFarlane has served in previous Cfn 46 Grundy CenterJ Davicl 28 Camanche and Paul Parkers 3J Des Moincs 7 See Continuing of Economic Aid WASHINGTON Republicans may continue President Trumans Point Four program of technical economic assistance abroad with some changes in operations meth ods and under a new name But Trumans proposal to spend billion on foreign economic aid in the year beginning July l is likely lo gel close scrutiny and sharp pruning nost of them Jews killingtwo op Russian leaders arid plotting he deaths of others through faulty treatments An announcement said the doc ors now under arrest incorrect y diagnosed the fatal illness of Andrei A Zhdanov a leading Po itburo member and reduced the ife of Alexander S Schcrbakov lead of the chief political admin stralion of the Soviet Army Broadcast of the announcement sent thousands of Muscovites to newspaper stands to obtain more details One person reading a newspaper posted on a wall ex claimed The scoundrels Dir y pigs said another Warmongers The story was being discussed everywhere and seems destined to cause new and stronger feelings against the groups the Soviet press calls AngloAmerican warmongers and against Zionist organizations The announcement said the as serted plot was carried out on in structions of British and American intelligence services and Zionist organizations It said an investigation will be completed in the near but meantime it had that all the arrested doctors were paid agents of foreign intelligence It declared the majority of the terrorist group were connected with the International Jewish BourgeoisNationalist Organization Joint This evidently referred to the Joint Distribution Committee a Jewish organization which has sent millions of dollars to aid Eu ropean Jews New York spokes men said the charges if intended for their organization were too idiculous to merit comment Purge In London diplomats speculat ed that the disclosures may pre ude a wide scale purge and lead o the biggest Soviet trial since 936 A Foreign Office spokesman commented It might be some re spected Communist figure has eeri behaving like a Borgia for 20 years The Borgias were 15th century Italian nobles who mur lercd to get rid of relatives and ivals Zhdanov died in 1948 and Scher jakov in 1945 Zhdanov was 52 and Sherbakov 14 Both deaths were ascribed to heart trouble The Moscow press demanded hat the medical men be brought o trial speedily and given the su prone penalty Capital punish ment has been restored in the lovict Union The newspaper of he Young Communist League re erred to the nine men as degen The trade union paper Irud commented Soviet justice will crush as a poisonous reptile this band which sold its soul for dollars and pounds sterling Nor will the American and British inspirers of the mur derers and wreckers escape retri bution The lime will come when they loo will have to answer The nine doclors were iclenlificd as Professors M S Vovsi V N Vinograclov M B Kogan B B Kogan P I Yegorov A I Feld man Y A Elinger A M Drinsh tein and G I Mayorov All were identified as thera peutic doctors except Drinshtein who was described as a neuro pathologist Court Rules State Cannot Restrict Boats on Clear Lake DES MOINES Iowa Su preme Court ruled Tuesday lhat the stale may not restrict theuse of commercial boats or require a fee for their use on Clear Lake The decision affirmed a ruling by District Judge Tom Boynton of Mason Cily in a case brought by Pearl L Witkc who challenged an act of the 1951 legislature Mrs Wilkc filed suit as an oper ator of a Clear Lake boat livery The State Conservation Commis sion had attempted to make a charge against Mrs Witke under provisions of the 1951 law The high court said all persons have a right to use the navigable waters of Iowa so long as they do not interfere with the use of those waters by other citizens The decision said further this right is subject to regulation by the state under its police power and a proper and reasonable charge may be made by the state if it has improved the navigability of the waters or if use is made of facilities provided by the state The opinion said that since none of the exceptions noted were pres ent in the Clear Lake case the state may not restrict or charge for the use of the waters ;