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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home T HE NEW S P A P E Rl T H XT M A K Associated Press and United Fuji CITY GLOBEGAZETTE ALL NORTH JO WANS N E I G H 8 0 R S HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Ono w m P WontDiscuss Conditions Peace Parley Meeting Is on Commie Terms US Envov Kennetlv Young saic Wednesday Alliedand Red liaison officers willmeet Thurs ciay in the first step toward resuming talks to set upj Korean peace con on Red terms iViir ISi imilnis askecl Momlay 1or tl1e lowlevel meet date for reopening preJiniinarj gram No House Group in Agreement on Tax Slice Help for Single Heads of Homes i WASHINGTON W The House Ways and Means Commiltee agrccc Wednesday on a taxcasing plan for single heads of households II would cut their tax burden about 50 million dollars a year The about 700 000 widowed separated or divorced persons or single persons who sup port a extend to them the benefits married cou ples now have from splitting their income for tax purposes Lower Bracket This splitting often puts the mar ried couples income in a lower where lower tax rates bracket apply This was the first major agree mcnt as the committee set out on the mammoth task of rewriting almost all the nations tax laws In the background there was Browing talk among both RepubU Democrats of a new cut in personal income taxes for every body But the committee decided In a closed Only the general revision bill for the time being and topostpone any action on major ax rates In Agreement There was however that President Eisenhowers re quest to cancel about three biliion dollars in excise and corporation tax cuts would be considered in time for Congress to act before the April 1 deadline when the cuts are to become effective under present law Rep predicted that some Democrats would press for a boost in personal income tax exemptions The present law allows each taxpayer a 60Q ex emption for himself and each of his dependents before his remain ing incomeis If enacted the liberalized ex emption would saye taxpayers about 2A billion dollars annually Lowincome groups and large fam ilies would profit most from it and several million lowbracket tax payers wouldnt haveto pay any income tav Republicans also were talking more a possible new income tax cut in addition to the 10 percent average reduction which took effect Jan i broken off Dec 12 by the United States The Allies replied Tuesday with nolc asking that the staff offi ccrs discuss both date arid condi lions for resuming he conference The Reds answered with a ncu note Wednesday Discuss Conditions When he first announced tha the officers would meet Young said they would discuss the condi lions He did not release the text of the Red note but paraphrased it lhi way The Reds agree to a meet ing to agree on the date for a political peace conference When asked later about the ab sence of the word conditions it hc paraphrase Young said the alcst Red note did not mention conditions but only the time of the meeting Meanwhile the Korean repatria lion commission prepared to meet Thursday on a secret Indian pro posal reportedly designed to solve the touchy issue of releasing war prisoners by turning them back to he commands that formerly held The Allies demand that all pris oners be released after midnight Fan 22 under the armistice terms TheReds insist they be held until i PC ace conference can discuss heir fate IndUn PUn Sources here say the Swiss and Swedish delegates probably would otc for the Indian plan against the Communist Czech and Polish dele gates The UN Command has set up acilitles south of the neutral zone o handle the1exodus of prisoners vhich is expectedto take place yith or without approval of the commission A mass reakout is considered almost cer ain if the commission doesnt agree to free the POWs The U N top commander Gen ohn Hull said he had reached greemcnt with Nationalist Chinas 3residtnt Chiang Kaishek on ransferring some 14000 antiRed hinese POWs to Formosa Objects to Use of Baby in Class CHARLESTON 111 Coeds studying home economics at a state college have a 6 months old baby as a live model but a state wel fare official objects to the prac tice But Miss Ruth Schmalhausen supervisor of home management courses at Eastern State College described the arrangement as ben eficial to the students the baby and its unwed mother At Springfield Roman L Harem ski superintendent of the Child Welfare Service Division said the agency disapproves in the belief that the experience of the infant be harmful to its personality Six Persons Killed When Jet Fighter Hits Homes LONG BEACH Calif in rain clouds an Air Iorce jet fighter plane rocketed into a SignalHiiLresi dential district late Tuesday demolished two homes and ex ploded set f ire to a third home and damaged a fourth Sb oersons died and four were injured two so seriously may not recover J Dead Mate Traps Paralyzed Woman AUBURN Calif W1A paralyzed 3yearold woman was agohizing y trapped without food or water or three days pinned by the life ess body of her husband it was lisclosed Wednesday Mrs Maude Wallrab was rescued londay police said when an in uiry was made to find out why Vallrab had not reported to his ob at the Weimar Sanitarium He laddied of a heartattack and alien acrosshiswife in bed ALL GASSED UPSakl to be the first gas turblneauto mobile Inult and tested in the United States the General Motors XP21 Firebird speeds over a test track in Arizona lest driver Mauri Rose guides the sleek car The Firebird KH ot unique aircraft design with a vertical tail fin In addition an elderly man horrified he saw a heart attack anc died Broke Gas Mains The hurtling plane ripped out te ephone lines and broke gas main that erupted gey sets Dame Blazing jet fuel cascaded an instant before had been a quie neighborhood lh the oil produchi area which is completely sur rounded by the city of LongBeach The pilot Maj Robert A Blai of Omaha Neb was among th dead A boy perished in the stree where he was playing There were flames everywhere in the houses spread across the Suspects in Murder Held iCOUNCIL BLUFFS Three iing men and a girl were held in county jail Here Wednesday aft er authorities said they admitted connectionwith a CJaremorcy Okla ervicestation holdup last Thurs Judge Shot WAR RE N resident Judge Allison D Wade of Warren while presiding in hiscourtroom Wed nesdayby a man cited for non support payments to his wife The as Norman MponlofConnellsville Pa later shot himself six miles west of Warren ay1 in which the crippled attend ni was fatally beaten Invsigned statemcnis the men old pC hitting the attendant with gun and with pop bottles Theattendant Junior McCaskey 7 died 23 hours later and was uried Monday Sheriff Gay Steulke identified lose held here as Sylvester jCorgcrCollette 17 son of Mr and frs Nick Cpllcttc Pueblo Colo arry Rcay Aldrich 18 son of Irs Helen Aldrich DCS Moines ames David Griffiths 20 son of Ir arid Sirs Henry Griffiths ueblo Coloand Shirley Naomi ooks 17 daughter of Mr and Irs M D G Ben gas street and shooting from mains said Mrs Dorothy Me Tormick who said she was almps cnocked off a chair in her home by the blast Dense Clouds The F86 Sabre jet was one o wo returning to the Long Beach Municipal Airport from Williams Air Force Base Ariz when thej were enveloped in dense clouds Both jets raced out to sea then swept in under the clouds One made it to the airport but Maj Blairs craft sheared off the top OL T fir tree in front of a home for convalescents This house was no lamaged fatit next door the home of Mrs Shirley Roberts was de molished and she and her infant son Douglas were killed The plane exploded with this im act and disintegrated into a 200 bot roaring path of flame as it ashed NAMED ENGINEER AMES Schneider of Ames has been named location en gineer of the Iowa Highway Com mission On The 200 Reported in European Avalanches 2 Junior College Cagers Beat Waldorf by ofl52 13 I Maton City Banks Show Big Increase in Deposits 15 FPUR HOUSBlThfa is part of a swath cut ii A n l Omaha Neb was coming in through heavy President Convinced Program Is Correct WASHINGTON Eisenhower said Wednes day he is convinced his farm program is the right one He declared with reference to misgivings about it within his own party that time will tell whether the program is politi IV TPflKlh o m an cally feasible in an election year Eisenhower gave his briefly at a news conferenc less than 24 hours after some GO senators had voiced doubt whethe his proposed shift from rigid t flexible farm price supports coulc be adopted with a congressioha election coming up For one thing Eisenhowers plan would permit the government I drop price supports as low as 7 per cent of parity compared with he 90 per cent support now given basic crops In response to questions abou political feasibility of the plan he President told his news con ference he does not regard himsel as too smart a politician He went on to say he does no believe anybody can study the arm program as carefully as his administration has studied it am itill believe the present system is vorkable and helpful to farmers He declared his conviction tha hesystem he proposed will work toward prosperity for agriculture If it is not politically feasible to adopt this system the Presiden aid we will find that out But in any case he said firmly he believes the plan he put forwarc s the right one Asked whether he would veto a arm bill which retained the pres ent fixed 90 per cent of parity sup ports Eisenhower said with a grin hat he can never veto anythin until Congress sends it to him He added that much legislatio is socomplexit isimpossiblefa a PresidentJtoTveto it cause he does not like a parUcu lar part of it At the Capitol some Republican were talking fondly of Sen McCar thys proposal to set a 100 per cen parity price goal for the farm pro gram The Wisconsin Republican step ping momentarily out of his role as the Senates most vocal Commu nist hunter appeared as a champ on of the farmer with a plan to hike the 75 to 90 per cent flexible price supports suggested by Eiseh lower Eisenhower also said this coun rys preliminary atomic talks with Russia are encouraging but it is oo soon to tell whether the Soviets are acting in good faith On his labor for ystem of government ilections among employes on the question of striking the Presiden aid he would leave to Congress vhether such votes should come before or after a strike has begun Eisenhower said that in making he recommendation as part of hi ilan for amending the TaftHart ey Act he was trying to establish i principle He said he purposely avoidedspelling out details be ause that is the province of Con ress The President also T Laughed off an effort to find ut whether he intends to seek i econd term His political friends Sisenhower added have advised him never to deal with that sub ect i Expressed confidence that the United States is achieving better alance in its defense forces every ay 3 Said regarding the controver ial Bricker amendment on treaty powers that he never rould subscribe to any treaty or greement which in anyway con travened the Constitution He in kated however that he and Sen ricker chief sponsor of ic proposed constitutional amend ment have not been able to agree n a compromise r About The Weather Snow flurries late n ig h t and early Mason City Wednesday Thursday Mostly cloudy and not so cold Cloudy with occasional light snow v GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a vm Wednesday Maximum 9 Minimum 7 At 8 a m 9 EAR AGO Maximum ag Minimum 15 Heavy Quake Rocks Coast BAKERSFIELD Calif UP A heavy rolling earthquake rocked almost the entire length of Califor nia Tuesday but no injuries or damage were reported The quake at pm was cen ered in Kern County in the middle f the state Sixteen persons died n Kern County in a 1952 series of disastrous quakes W C Marion seismologist at the Jmversity of California at Berke ey said the earthquake lasted 15 minutes and had a Richter mtude of 625 on a scale of 10 The 1952 Bakersfield quake had a mag nitude of 750 to 775 The earthquake Tuesday hit Southern California and Los An jeles in the midst of a hail and storm One witness said it elt as though a giant grabbed the building and shook it KEY WITNESS wwlw ooycar old Windsor Ont man who voluntarily became a key wit ness m the 1948 attempted murder of CIO President Wal terReuther covers his face as he surrenders to Preston Ont police Wednesday morning Ritchie disappeared from Detroit home last Friday Key Witness in Reuther Case Surrenders to Canada Police er t A Who walked through to save his baby son from their burning house made plans Wednesday to move into home loadedwith donations JLHenppps who consider themselves very lucky lost nearly everything in the fire But Tuesday they were bombarded with gifts including a house they wont have to pay rent on uatn iney re on ineur feet furnilure clothing dishes and about in cash from people who did not have any articles to give gUy gets a Iittle cynicaV Henopp said Then some like this happens and you learn people are pretty wonderful Dulles Pledges No Division With Reds of State Dulles will meet the pledged against any deal to world between the rule of Moscow and that of the rowers for a Partnership division of world with those who suppress the secretary said Tuesday night in an address tothe Gbuncil of Foreign Re lations here DuHes made these points Future Give Holiday on Workers Birthday CHICAGO Wi Four thousand Chicago electrical workers will ge olidays for birthday presents in fie future Michael F Darling president of ocal 1031 AFL International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers aid four Chicago area plants have greed to give employes their irthdays off with full pay Darling said the same benefits vill be sought for 33000 other Chi ago area members of the union Ihen new contracts are negotiated rith 103 concerns Barbara Husband Charter Big Plane NEW CR Newlyweds orfirio Rubirosa and Barbara utton are scheduled to fly to Palm each Wednesday in the privacy of chartered 88passenger Constella on An Eastern Airlines spokesman aid Tuesday that the former Do ninican diplomat and his heiress ife hired the plane at a cost of The spokesman said the arty will include Rubirosas sec etary and a domestic i ELECTED PRESIDENT CINCINNATI WJDr A Hollis of Duke Univer ty Durham NC has been lected president of the National ssociation of Methodist Schools nd Colleges succeeding Dr Earl Roadman president of Mornlng de College Sioux Iowa Free world Eisen icwer administration has made a basic decision to build its se curity upon massive retaliatory Had From Detroit Last Friday States Britain and France will ne gotiate at Berlin for the unifica tion of Germany and the liberation of Austria The way o a cold war If the free nations devote them selves to promoting freedom they will effectively demonstrate its ad vantages to people behind the Iron Curtain Dulles said there is now BULLETIN WINDSOR Ont W Ritchie fugitive key witness defendant in the Walter Reuther shooting case balked at cross ing the international boundary into Detroit WednesdayHe said he wanted to see a lawyer KITCHENER Ont five ay hunt for Donald Ritchie fugi ve key witness in the Reuther hooting case ended early Wednes ay in nearby Preston Police said itchie walked quietly up to a re orter in a downtown restaurant nd disclosed his identity Two police from Detroit where itchie eluded a police guard last riday were on their way to pres n to pick up both Ritchie and his ommonlaw wife Betty While The woman had been arrested uesday night in Preston about United150 milcs norfheast of Detroit She Kold police Ritchie had planned ID even within Russia strength between the the powerful rulers a test o people anc power so that Russia may be deterredfrom attack Allied the six nation European Defense Com munity is set up the North At aritic Alliance and indeed future peace are in jeopardy Dulles vho calls EDC the only hope for casying FrenchGerman tensions Bipartisanship in foreign policy made a for Demo cratic support by saying that many of the Truman administra ion were good SAME CBrACK rLAO MEANS TXAFnO DEATH IN Si contact surrender after making with his attorney Implicates Self Ritchie a 33yearold Canadian had implicated himself and four others in theattempted assassina tion in 1948 of Walter P Reuther now CIO president Police de scribed Ritchieas a key witness in the solution of the case Only one of the four others is still at large Ritchie was held here ona US warrant charging him with al tempteX murder in the Reuther shooting Wayne County Detroit Prosecutor GeraldOBrien issued the warrant after Ritchies flight last wepk Ritchies wanderings since Fri day asoutlined in statements by Betty White and added up likethis i He slipped away from guardsin Detroit about am on Friday An hour later his appeared n nearby Ont to collect reward which Reuthers United Auto had nit in escrow payable to her after Ritchie gave himself up made a voluntary statement about the case and had een issued These conditions had been met when Ritchie escaped Outtido Bank Canadian police believe Ritchie vaited outside1 thc bank while his vifo pocketed the money Then Ritchie and his wSfe drove o ChathanvOnt 40 miles east ot Detroit where they depoilted 3500 1n a joint bank account and bought a car paying for it by check ;