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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iotas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER T H A T M A K E S A L L N O R T H IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX AssociatedPress and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14 1953 This Paper Consists ot Two Ono No 12 Truman Sees Continued Prosperity Through 1953 Army Medic Treats Dying Twin Brdther SEOUL A young U S Army medic treated hip first combat casualty in Korea recentlywithout at first realizing the dying soldier was his twin brother Pvt Irwin 21 Rock Island ill did not recognize his twin until he and two other soldiers lifted the brother Edwin into a lilter jeep Edwin died later at an aid station Irwin treated Edwin in a shallow trench just one year to the day from the time the twins entered the service The surviving twin was takenoff the line and will accompany the body of his brother home The story was carried Wednesday in Pacific Stars and Stripes The young medic said he was so busy treating the wounded sol dier that he did not recognize him immediately You do not have time to worry about whom you arc treating at a time like that he said I rolled him over the medic related ripped open his shirt and exposed a small woiuu in his chest As Irwin started to apply a bandage the wounded man raised his head and moaned Irwin not looking up from his work said Take it easy buddy you are going to be all right Irwin got his first look at his patients face when he and two other soldiers lifted the wounded man into an evacuation litter jeep I knew said Irwin that I had done everything possible for him on the hill so I followed him down in another jeep I thought he was wounded only slightly When I arrived at the collection station the doctor told me he was dead Morse Has But Faint Hope of Regaining Jobs Senate Votes His Appeal Down 817 WASHINGTON Sen Morse IndOre Wednesday held only a forlorn chance of regaining the two key Senate committee posts he lost by bolting the Republican ticket in the 1952 presidential elec tion The Oregon senator was beaten 81 to 7 Tuesday when he appealed to the full Senate from the decision of the Conference of all GOP Sen ators to bump him off the armed services group After the vote taken by an unprecedented written ballot Morse gave up a fight to retain his old labor committee as signment Only Hope His only hope now is in a reso lution which he himself introduced to increase the size of the two committees by two members each one spot to go to Morse and the other to This resolution was shunted to the rules Jenner newruies chairman tolc a newsman he had no plans to take up the resolution Sen LyndonB Johnson the minority leader told a reporter his side would never accept it since in his view the effect of the resolution would be to reduce the relative Democratic strength on the two committees Having disposed of Morses per sonal battle the Senate adjourned until Friday The House arranged to meet Wednesday to receive President Trumans annual eco nomic message to be read by clerks House leaders are still working on committee assignments Con gress appeared unlikely to get down to solid work until sometime after next Tuesdays inauguration Less Desirable Morse was assigned by the GOP conference to two less desirable committees public works and District of Columbia Significant changes were made on several top Senate committees of the Republican membership on foreign relations is new with Taft heading the list of those in that category Hehas been sharply critical of many of the postwar Foreign policies of Truman administration the Cold Snow Seen for North Iowa DES MOINES cold front headed toward Iowa which was delayed so it didnt arrive as sched is going to bring foul wea ther to the state Wednesday night and Thursday the Weather Bureau says The outlook for Thursday is for 2 to 5 inches of snow in the north and western parts of the state with increasing northerly winds that win cause local drifting CONSOLES SON Maurer 20 left forted by his father Lawrence at Detroit police head quarters after Prosecutor Gerald K OBrien said the youth admitted the slaying of his mother Daisy 44 in Novem ber 1951 OBrien said the youth admitted striking his mother with a Boy Scoutax buthad norecollection of strikinghis sister Janet 11 foundslain at the same time Democrat Appointed Ike Calls in Policy Defense Chiefs to Talk NEW YORK Eisenhower called in the new administrations national defense and foreign poli cy chiefs Wednesday for a global strategy conference on se curity against the threat of Communism Asked to attend About The Weather Mason City Snow beginning Wed nesday evening continuing Wed nesday night and Thursday and turning colder Iowa Thursday cloudy and colder with occasional snow high around 20 northwest Minnesota Cloudy and a little colder with occasional snow Wednesday night and Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up 0 8 am Wednesday Maximum 29 Minimum 19 At 8 a m 26 FOSTER ELECTED OTTUMWA election of John Morrell Foster president of John Morrell and Co to the board of directors of the Union Bank and Trust Co of Ottumwa has been announced session were Charles E Wilson Secretary of Defense designate John Foster Dulles who willbe secretary of state Harold E Stasscn chosen to head the Mu tual Security Agency and Gen Waller Bedell Smith who will be under secretary of and who now is chief of the Central Intelli gence Agency The conference was arranged after Eisenhower decided Tuesday to send Dulles and Stasscn to Eur ope at the end of this month for an onthespot survey of problems facing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Eisenhower announced these new appointments Tuesday 1 T Coleman Andrews of Rich mond V as an inde pendent Democrat who supported Eisenhower for the commissioner of the Internal Jlev enue Bureau 2 Charles R Hook Jr of Cleve Clark Morse May Be Called in New Probe WASHINGTON investigators pushed along Wed nesday on new trails of influence peddling and Justice Deparlmdnl operations amid indications Su premc Court Justice Tom Clark and Sen Morse InclOre cventu allywill testify The developments 1 A House judiciary subcom mittcc awaited arrival of a file from Ally Gen McGranery on a mail fraud case which the Justice Department junked in 2 Aides of the House group anc he Senate investigations commit tee joined hands in closed dooi questioning of a public relations man about what one member termed an influencepeddling ring on the West Coast Day of Questioning Hop Keating tabbed to succeed R c p Chclf DKy as chairman of the House probcrs when they organize told newsmen the witness is Russell Duke of Portland Ore and Saii Francisco He said Duke faced a day 6 questioning about his operation and relations with Morse the Ore gon senator who broke with the GOP during the presidential race and a Washington lawyer Edward P Morgan It was Keating loo who said it is essential that Clark be ques tioned about the inail fraud case dismissal McGranery announced Tuesday night he will give the committee the file concerning the indictment of Roy E Crummer and 10 other individuals along with the R E Crummer Company and the Crum mer Company by a federal grand jury at Topcka Kan in August 1944 Justice files showed that Crum mer and codefendants c r e charged with scheming to defraud bondholders of Citrus County Fla and the town of Panama City Fla and using the mails to execute their scheme land vice president of theChesa peake and Ohio Railroad as dep uty postmaster general Hook j a Republican JS Dulles Group Will Confer WASHINGTON In a move toward a bipartisan foreign policy John Postcr Dulles has proposed to discuss Korea and other prob lems with Senate Foreign Relations Committee members shortly after inauguration Selected Democrats would be in cluded in such discussions The new secretary of state prob ably will come before the commit tee an informal session Friday and some members said they want to hear more about his projected trip to Europe Chairman Wiley RWis called the committee together Wednesday for approval of his plan for advance questioning of Dulles and Harold E Jjtapcn slated to be mutual assis tance administrator so that their nominations can be acted upon in auguration day James Hagerty press secretary for Presidentelect Eisenhower an nounced in New York Tuesday that Dulles and Stassen will go to Eu rope late this month at Eisenhow ers request to get information in relation to US participation in NATO and in economic assistance In a statement Tuesday rWiley promised towork for a bipartisan policy and said he will insist that there be full representation for the minority in conferences with the State Department Dulles probably will be questioned by the foreign relations group about the US decision backing up a v Japanese warning that Russian planes violating her borders will be shot down The action was applauded by in fluential senators by Republican and Democratic members of the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committee Sen Wiley said thatJLAmerican planes shoot down such intruders We will be acting strictly within our rights Sen H Alexander Smith RNJ said he thinks it time the US called the Russian bluff in the Far East He added It is my judgment that Russia docs not want to precipitate a war in the Far East Nearly Fifth of Students With Flu Nearly a fifth of the students in Mason City public schools were out of classes for the second straight day Wednesday because of the flu epidemic school officials reported There were less teachers out vvever only 11 being out because of illness Wednesday as compared with 18 on Tuesday the office of Supt Lawrence H Shepoiser re ported r There were 013 pupils absent Tuesday and the superintendent said there were about the same number Wednesday although an accurate count could not be made until the end of the day Precautionary measures suggest ed by doctors arc to getplenty of rest avoid crowds insofar as pos sible cat wholesome foods and drink plenty of fluids according to Miss Nan Clack school nurse She said indications were that the epidemic is now on the wane in Mason City as compared with earlier in the week it At Rotkwcll it was reported late Wednesday that the flu apparently had reached its peak so far as new cases were concerned but the ail ment continued to hang on There was some talk that the schools may remain closed ail week More than half the town have had the ailment TRUCK TOPPLES ON CAR TRAPS hood of a passenger car driven by vm Boeder is barely visible at left center after a huge tractortrailer loaded with 35 tons ol ireight toppled on the car in Philadelphia Roeder was pinnedin the flattened wrcck age but escaped an hour and a half later with shockand exposure 2 Die in Plane Crash Close to Charles City TOPPING TO MARRY SALT LAKE CITY J Bob Topping the tin pi ate heir and Mona Mae Moodl 24 identi fied as an ice skating instructress at Sun Valley Idaho obtained a marriage license Tuesday Farmers Were Spotting Foxes CHARLES Wo Colwell farmers were killed in the crash of a privatelyowned plane on the Earl Kaiess farm 4A miles north cast of Charles City at am Wednesday while they were spot ting foxes for a group of hunters The dead are Rupert Rowley 48 who was dead when the hunters reached the spot Alfred Bud Hatzky 39 who was alive when the party arrived and spoke to one of the men He died shortly afterwards before liio am julancc arrived None See Crash None of he hunters saw the ac tual crash as they were about a liiarter of a mile away and there vas a hill between them obstrucl ng the view There were four in the hunting vpafiy in addition to those in the plane Eugene Morey a nearby farmer was driving by and saw the plane fall but did not actually sec it hit the ground It landed in a corn field about 300 yards from the road skidded for about 10 feet and dug into a The plane was a twoseater Acr onca owned by Hatxky who kept it on his farm Dull Thud Coroner Carl Hauser of Charles City reported the hunters heard the roar of the planes motor and im mediately afterward heard a dull thud He said the accident would be investigated by the Civil Aero nautics Authority Ilatxky leaves his wife and three Even Gets Dime Back ATLANTA of Story City la is going to get his dime back Gov Herman ev ery pamphlet the state office puts out The 11yearold seventh grader wrote Talmadgo asking for ma terial on Georgia for a school paper I am enclosing a dime for your trouble his letter to the governor said Talmadge said Tues day he will see that David gets every pamphlet the state office puts out And Im sending back his dime loo U S Planes Shoot Down at Least 8 Red Jets in Attack SEOUL U S 5th Air Force said U S Sabre jets destroyed at least eight Communist MIG15 fighters Wed nesday in a series of savage air battles over North Korea The Air Force also said eight Red war planes were dam The air battles came children Beverly 15 Roger 11 and Sharon fi The funeral services will be held Friday at the Lutheran Jhurch at Charles City Rowley leaves a wife and two children Shirley 17 and Kenneth 0 also his mother two sisters and wo brothers The funeral services be held Saturday at 2 pm at the Hauser Funeral Home ARTIST DIES WEATHERFORD Tex UP Douglas Chandor 55 noted por trait painter died here Tuesday night He had suffered a cerebraf htmorrhage earlier in the day C46 PILES UP 40 DIETn this piledlip wreckageont mountain in Idaho 37 Korean War veterans and three crew members perished last Wednesday Bodies will be removed later after U S Superforts a n d fighterbombers smashed home lwo more triphammer Wows against the key Communist transport cen ter at Sinanju The onetwo as sault marked the sixth straight day of a relentless drive to knock out a main Red supply route from Manchuria to the front The sustained air blows appar ently stung the Red fighters into action after six daysof relative quiet in MIGalley deep in North west Korea The days toll of MFCs is the highest reported since Sept 4 when 13 were destroyed and dam aged Nightflying Superforts plastered the Sinanju area with 110 tons of bombs early Wednesday morning Almost before the smoke and de bris settled Air Force and Marine fighterbombers made an other pulverizing attack The fighterbombers swooped in at low level and virtually laid their bombs on railroad bridges across the Chongchon and Taeryong riv ers Pilots reported gaping holes were blasted in the bridges and twisted spans dropped into the wa ters below On the ground patrol actions flared all across the wartorn pen insula No major engagements were reported SAME DATEl52i of Threat in 1954 Council Split Over Report ECONOMIC By the Associated Press President Truman in his eco nomic message Wednesday 1 Foresaw prosperity high employment through 1953 2 Cautioned 195456 will bring serious threat of slump 3 Urged nation to shoot for 500 billion dollar ayear production goal 4 Ignored split in his Economic Council on antideflation policy By STERLING F GREEN WASHINGTON President Truman lold the country Wednes lay it can achieve production of half a trillion dollars1 annually vithin a it beats a po enlially serious threat depres ion afler this year his last major message to Congress the annualeconomic re port Truman pictured todays un paralleled prosperity high em ployment and stable prices as being good throughout 1953 But he said that thereafter We may face in the future particularly when defense spending can safely be reduced more se rious tests of our ability to avoid depression than those which have occurred since World War II 21 Splir t The President ignoreda 2 to 1 split within his Council of Eco nomic Advisers which it developed has disagreed on Ihe outlook for deflation in the next three years when defense spending is due to back off The clash was disclosed in the councils economic review sent to Congress alpng with the louse message Chairman Leon eyserling and the newest her Robert C Turner called for a start on private and government Ticastires to prevent possible defense unemployment arid slack markets from spinning into a nore serious deflationary Vice Chairman John D Clark lisscnted tartly and tersely He orcsees no business conditions changes he said in a footnote vhich are threatening enough to new counterdeflationary action by the government Clark refused to helpdraft hvo ong chapters oE the advisers re port in which his colleagues ap praisedthe hazard as they see it and discussed preventive action The President did not Deliver the 5000word messagein person but sent it to the Capitol to be read by clerks No Recommendations Truman stuck to his policy of naking no specific recommenda ions to the new Congress In tone however his message followed that of Keyserling and Turner Their conclusion was that if governnient and business move wisely and promptly to expand markets the postdefense dip can be held to proportions they termed manage able Trumans message dwelt on eco nomic progress since 1929 the year f boomandcollapse Only once did ic call attention indirectly to the act that the period coincided oughly with that of his partys enure in the While House Recalling President Franklin D Roosevelts second inaugural ad dress in January can see ncthird of a nation illhoused ill clad add ed Since then the onethird has been reduced to onefifth or may be less on the old standards He called for further progress Within 10 year s he said it is feasible to increase consumer in c o in e by 40 per cent providing an average income of for each man woman and child Ten years from now a labor1 force 76 to 80 million working more effectively with better tools but somewhat fewer hours per week could produce annually about 475 to 500 billion dollars worth of goods and services measured in todays prices Tru man said This is about 40 per cent above the present level and represents an average increase of slightly over 3 per cent a year SA ;