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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAMR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN5 NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Irttx and Unlled Vrtis Full Seven Cent a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 16 1954 This Paper of Two One No IS Despite Warnings UN to Free PWs r ii1 i Action on Dormitories in Iowa City AMES The State Board of Education after taking a long scale look at anticipated enroll ment growth in Iowas statesup ported colleges has temporarily deferred action on three proposed dormitory projects at the State University of Iowa The board which met here day heard a review of present and future dormitory needs at SUI and Iowa State College It decided to give further consideration at its February session to projects cur rently proposed at Iowa City The university seeks approval for these projects Ilillcresl Dormitory addition 250 beds estimated cost new womens dormitory 600 beds and dining facilities es timated cost and re modeling and modernizing Quad rangle Dormitory estimated cost The university commented that more students prefer to live in university operated dormitories and there is increasing pressure from parents for housing their sons and daughters in university oper itcd dormitories The universitys estimate was that 2307 additional beds in uni dormitories will be needed by 1965 and 3107 by 1970 Iowa States program calls for facilities to house 1100 additional students by the fall of 1958 It includes Linden Hall to accommodate 350 women students estimated cost which is to be available by the fall of 1956 mens dormitory for 600 students estimated available by the fall of 1958 and a graduate dormitory 150 students estimated Information submitted to the boardby the two schools Friday Indicated SUI would need to spend about i bri dormitories end dining facilities by 1965 Iowa State College estimated it would need to spend about on additional dormitories by 1958 Predict Increases Both schools predicted sharply Increased enrollments in the next few years Ted McCarretl SUI registrar forecast that the number of stu dents at Iowa City would rise from the 7641 registered last fall to 10 300 by 1950 and 12000 by 1970 The Iowa State report esUmatjd least 10800 students would be registered by 1965 and possibly as many as 12800 The Ames col leges enrollment last fall was about 7800 Though the dormitories are built with revenue bonds and eventually pay for themselves increased cn rollment will also mean big expen ditures for classroom buildings and equipment The Bowerys Most Noted Citizen Dies Bowery lias lost itsJeading citizen Professor The tall gaunt long hairedfigure of Walter E Peck 37 a PHD from Oxford University was found slumped in a snovVcovered doorway early this week Saturday the former college instructor lay dead on a slab in the morgue while his skid row SubNormal Cold Seen for Month WASHINGTON Weather Bureau said Saturday the month from midJanuary to mid February will be colder than usual in most of the nation Warmer than normal weather is expected however in the South west and along the Gulf Coast the bureau said in its 30day out look The greatest unseasonable cold ness the forecast continued is expected over the Great Lakes region and the Ohio Valley Precipitation is expected to ex ceed normal in the gulf states and from the Appalachians eastward with frequent snows from Virginia northward Greater than normal precipita tion is also predicted for central and southern portions of the West Coast statesand the northern Rocky Mountain sub normal amounts are indicated over the Great Lakes and upper Missis sippi Valley rAII About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and cold Sunday Iowa Mostly cloudy extreme north with few snow flurries Minnesota Partlycloudy and con tinued very cold GlobeGazette Weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 31 Minimum At 8 am 8 Precipitation Trace WASHINGTON W The United States is arming its forces in Ger many with guided missiles capable of carrying1 atomic warheads hun dreds of miles into Redheld terri tory The Air Force Announced tersely Friday night that it will send two Dilolless bomber squadrons to Ger many this year No details were This move seemed to fit into asic U S strategy defined by Secretary of State Dulles in a New York speech Tuesday and affirmed President Eisenhower at his THE PAST COMES Saginario 42 tered in Jersey City police headquarters Saturday after being arrested on charges that he murdered his first wife in 1936 A detective traced him to a New York suburb where he was living under an assumed name James E Caruso with his second wife and three children Ike Meets With on Atom WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower conferred for an hour Saturday with six government of ficials arid military experts inter ested in atomic power in war and peace There Mas no immediate com ment from either the While House or the participants as to what specifically was discussed Attending the meeting were Sec retary of State Dulles Roger M Kyes deputy secretary oC defense who substituted for Secretary Wil son chairman Lewis L Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commis sion Vice Adm Arthur C Davis director of the Office of Foreign Military Affairs at the Pentagon Walter Bedell Smith undersecre tary of state and C D Jackson White House specialist on psycho logicalwarfare friends tried to raise money to save him from a potters field burial Peck who came here from Ash tabula Ohio taught at Columbia University and Hunter College Then 25 years ago he was ac cused of romancing with four co eds and was forced to resign as air assistant professor of English at Hunter His trail led quickly from there to the Bowery Peck and others of the Bowery intelligentsia liked to gather in Mikes Bar around a 50 cent bottle of wine to discuss literature poetry art mathematics and kin dred topics He awed his friends with reson ant recitals of Kiplings Mandalay In 1925 Peck was hailed in lit erary circles around the work when he discovered in an old note book in the Harvard library two previously unpublished poems bj Shelley GRANDMOTHER AWAITS worn New Testament Mrs Dovie 55year old grandmother religiously awaited the hourFriday night4 when she was to be executed in Ohios electric chair for the poisonmurder of her husband She went tothe chair unemotionally Gives U S Atomic Punch Guided Missiles Go to Europe news conference the next day This strategy Dulles said is based on massive retaliatory pow er to deter Sqviet aggression In this connection the decision to augment the fire power of Amer ican forces helping defend Western Europe immediately raised a question Would this mean fewer American troops in Europe No not in itself Secretary of Defense Charles E Wilson told re porters Friday He didnt say more The two squadrons bound for Germany will be equipped with BG1 Matador missiles These have been in mass production at the Baltimore plant of the Glenn L Martin Co for more than a year The Air Force did not disclose the number of missiles in a squad ron but it is believed several hun dred may be allotted to each By comparison a squadron of jet fighters numbers about 25 planes The Matador is the first of fensive guided missile to be turned over to a tactical unit of the United States armed forces Man Defies McCarthy at Red Hedring 2 Others Ejected in Hot Sessions BOSTON UP Sen McCarthys hearing into subversion in industry vas thrown into an uproar Satur day when Nathaniel Mills a sus pended General Electric Co em loye stood in the rear of the ourtroom and shouted McCarthy I accuse you of con ipiring with the company and get ing the jobs of General Electric people Throw Him Out Deputy US marshals forcibly ejected the stoutlyresisting Mills who Continued a tirade as the majority of spectators booed and shouted Throw him A few applauded they were ap plauding Mills or the marshals was not clear It was the third ejection of the session Earlier on order of the Wisconsin senator marshals re moved Theodore Pappas of Lynn Challenges Ike WASHINGTON Matthew M Neely has chal lenged President Eisenhower to say how many of the 2200 gov ernment workers removed un der his security program were tainted with Communism or disloyalty The West Virginia Democrat said the President hid irre parably injured thousands of innocent employes by branding as security risks persons guilty only of abominations frivoli ties and misfortunes Neety ripped into the admin istrations definition of secur ity in Senate speech Friday Mr Eisenhower told his news conference Wednesday that some of the 2200 employes had resigned without knowing the security charges placed against them an earlier witness and his conn sel Oliver S Allen Mills is under suspension bj General Electric for refusing to answer questions concerning Com munists before McCarthy here last November He invoked the fifth amendment atthat time As Mills was hustled down the corridor by the deputies he shouted Let me get my coat on As they ptished him into an ele vator he was told Put it on in the elevator Two marshals rode to the street floor with him Refuses to Answer Mills ejection came just as A exander Gregory 64yearold Lynn Seneral Electric employe refused to give McCarthy sitting as a one man Senate Investigating Sub committee the names of person the senator described as Com munist conspirators he might have known at Lynn Gregory who said lie was born in Bulgaria and became a US citizen about 1927 pleaded the firs andfifth amendment refusing to answer on the grounds of free speech and selfincriminalion Transfer Site of Kensett Rail Parley DBS MOINES A hearing on the proposal of the Rock Islanc and StL railroads to discontinue joint agency service a Kensett has been set for Feb 3 a Northwood The hearing originally had been scheduled for Mason City but has been moved the lows Commerce Commission said Sat iirday because no space is avail able in the Ccrro Gordo Count courthouse SYNGMAN RHEE Wait Orders on Meeting BERLIN West ern commandants awaited Satur day orders from their govern ments that presumably will tell them to arrange another meeting with the Soviets on the Berlin conference The meeting the first since the talks on selecting a site for the Big Four foreign ministers meet ing broke up early Thursday was expected to be held Saturday Reports from Western capitals said t h e United States Britain and France which had wanted to old three out of every four Big Four meetings in the Western sector had agreed to give in to he Soviet demand to hold half he talks in East Berlin With the Western commandants armed with these instructions it was expected that agreement on a site would be speedy India Reds Object to Decision Rhee Threatens Forceful Action PANMUNJOM Korea Sunday UP Gen John E Hull an nounced Saturday he will ignore Indian warnings and will release 22000 anti Communist prisoners as civilians Jan 23 The Allied commander in chief said in a letter to Indian Lt K S Thimayya that he will accept the 22000 antiRed prisoners whom Thimayya proposes to turn over to him next Wednesday But instead of holding them for disposition by a Korean peace ference as Thimayya demanded the United Nations Command will honor its obligation to treat them as fully entitled to their freedom as civilians on Jan 23 Hull said AP Wirephoto QUADS GET Wafsi Hijab Moslem Jordan fellowship student at the University of Florida proudly looks over her twomonthold quadruplets when she brought them back to the hospital for a periodic check up in Gainsville Fla They are from left Omar Dakri Juman Carol Marwa Ann and Sawsan Dora Destroy Truce The Communists warned over their Peiping Radio Saturday that if Hull releases the prisoners and sends them to Chinese Nationalist Formosa planned truce With this issue heading toward a crisis South Korean President Syngman Rhee threatened to take definite action to unify all Korea fa peace conference fails to do so by April 26 and South Korea as he will destroy the In a second Rhee said at a fiery statement press conference SAME ISLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IX FAST HOURS Government Tells Fraternal Body to Sign Up as Reds Justice Dept Takes Action WASHINGTON W The Sub versive Activities Control Board SACB Saturday ordered the In ternational Workers Order Inc an insurance and fraternal grgan ization to register as a Commu nist front The board granted a motion by the Justice Departmentfor a de fault judgment onthe ground that the organization several times failed to show up to defend itself First Ordtr The order was the first by the board calling upon any organiza tion to register with the Justice Department as a Red front under the Internal Security Act The tommunist party itself has been ordered to register but has ap pealed to the courts to reverse the board and declare the act uncon stitutional Registration proceed ings are pending against 11 other alleged Red fronts The IWO which claims a cur rent membership of about 100000 in 1700 local lodges scattered across the country insisted that itcouldnt defenditself before the SACB because it had been denied authority to counsel by a New York state court Revokes Charter Supreme Court Justice Henry Clay Greenburg of New York has reyoked the charter of the IWO on the ground that it is Communist dominated Alfred J Bohlingor the states superintendent in is urcbirge pending the transfer ofits insur ance to a commercial company The board didnt say who is sup posed to register for the IWO all of whose top officers have been oustedby Bohlingcr The Justice Department which enforces the security act will have to decide that question An Accident Did This EAST CHICAGO Ind car drivenby Rudy Anguiano struck a power pole Friday The resultant chaos included 1 Snapping of a 11500volt line when the pole broke 2Blacking out a milesquare area from electrical power 3 Idling 1000 men employed in seven factories in the area for DO minutes 4Breaking a city alarm telegraph wire 5 Setting off alarms in the office and boiler room of St Catherine hospital 6 Tieing up traffic during the lime factory shifts change 7 Bringing out four police squads to handle the traffic while stopandgo lights were being fixed Anguiano who suffered only bruises was charged with reckless driving S Spurns Butter Trade to Help Russias Economy Eisenhower administration made clear to Soviet Premier GeorgiMalenkov Saturday that he can expect no help in the way of cutrate US but ter in his bid for more solid popularitywith the Russian people Since shortly after he succeeded the late Josef Stalin Malenkov has been he Russian people better liv ing conditions and more consumer goods such as butter But the administration has turned down a plan under which the Russians would have received about 3000 tons of surplus US butter at cutrate prices Dwayne Andreas a Mankato Minn busi nessman had proposed buying the butter from this government at 50 cents a pound for export to Rus sia Last TuesdayCommerce Secre tary Sinclair Weeks indicated was looking with favor on deal when he said the US policy has been and still is generally to approve export ofnonstrategic goods to Russia and its European satellites except when it has an adverse y impact on the free worlds security Iwp Jimo Hero Is Jailed Again hat South Korea would rather join the Communists than be put again under the dominance of Japan A Chinese Nationalist news paper in Taipeh capital ot For mosa asserted the Chinese munists are rushing c troops to Manchuria for a possible renewal of the Korean war One Jieldfarmy is already in Manchuria the news paper China Union Press said and two more are on the way Armistice Agreement The 22000 antiCommunist pris oners and about 500 proCommunist prisoners now in the custody of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Com mission of which Thimayya is chairman should be freed as civilians Jan 23 under the armis tice TheCommunists demanded they be held in neutral custody until they have been questioned further by indoctrination officers and their status considered by a peace con ference The Allies made it plain that they mean to free the antiCom munist prisoners Regarding the Communist de mand for more questioning Hull said failure to complete ex planations to more than a minority of prisoners can only be at tributed to the stubborn refusal of the Communists to continue ex planations except under conditions of their own choosing Solemn Obligation Itis the solemn obligation1 of the U N Command to free the antiCommunist prisoners Hull said Rhee told newsmen he would wait patiently until the last part of April before moving to upify his divided country giving the Korean peace conference an opportunity to settle the matter The President set no specific deadline but said three months was sufficient time to allow for efforts to convene a conference He said he would give the confer ence only 90 days to succeed This would make the deadline iabout April 26 since efforts to bring the United Nations and Communists together began last Oct 26 I think then that automatically the Korean government would be relieved of its obligation Rhee said PHOENDC Ariz Ira Hayes he Pima Indian who helped raise Jie US flag over1 iwo Jima in World War II may return to Los Angeles in a new try at reha ailitation Hayes 31Friday was jailed again on a charge of drunk and disorderlyconduct v Recently Chicagoans contributed to help the muchjailed former Marine find a chauffeurs job In Los Angeles But he left it homesick for the Salt River Indian reservation here Friday police s a i d a Los Angeles man wants Hayes placed in his custody He thinks he can give Hayes a good home and help him master drink On TJie Inside Wtst Waterloo Mason City by tt55 Election Called on School Consolidation Ctrro Gordo District Court in Fifm 3 t TRUE TO FORM DENVER Colo Institutions Director J said Saturday Colorado pen ten tiary inmates who m a k leather goods and jewelry sale in a prison shop lose about 20 per cent of their production to shoplifters ;