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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1954, Mason City, Iowa j North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOpTH 10WANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION VOL LX Unllel Jress Full Seven Cents a COpyj MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 26 1954 This Paper Consists of Two One No W Triple Murder in Southern Minnesota U S Rejects Big Five Conference I GUY M GILLETTE Gillette Announces He Will Seek ReElection to Senate WASHINGTON W Sen Guy M Gillette 74 Iowas strongest Democratic votegetter Tuesday announced hh candidacy for reelection The senator said in a statement if the Democrats in Iowa wish to present my candidacy for reelection in 1954 and if the voters of Iowa wish mo to continue to serve them in the United States Senate I shall do my utmost to serve them worthily He said he has served 18 years in the Congress and had hoped that by the end of his present term next January progress toward world peace would be well advanced bul that the goal is still far ahead Cites Experience He added that because of his long experience in the Congress he should be ready to continue to rep resent the people of Iowa in these trying times if they desired him to represent them Gillette will be 75 on Feb 3 He was nominated by a Demo cratic convention and elected in November 1936 to the Senate to succeed Sen Louis Murphy Demo crat who was killed in an auto accident Gillette was reelected in 1938 but was defeated in 1944 by Sen Bourke B Hickenloopcr Repub lican who served as governor and still is in the Senate Before entering the Senate in 1936 G i 11 e 11 e had represented Iowas old 9th District in the House of Representatives for two terms Highest Majority In 1948 the year of his return io he Senate following his 1944 de feat by Hickenlooper Gillelte achieved the highest majority in the history of the state He defeat ed the late Sen George Wilson Republican incumbent by a mar gin of 102448 votesThis wasfar ahead of the edge of 283Q2 by which former President Harry S Truman carried Iowa over Gov Thomas A Dewey that year Gillette is the first toannounce in the Democratic race for the Senate in Iowa The only an nounced Republican candidate thus far is Rep Thomas A Martin of Iowa City Gillette hadtno Demo cratic opposition in the i944 Demo cratic primary and only nominal opposition in 1948 Cherokee Native Gillette an attorney is a native of Cherokee He received his law degree at Drake University in 1900 and served in the Iowa State Sen ate in 19121916 Gillette was a ser geant in the SpanishAmerican War and an infantry captain in World War I His wife is the for mer Rose Freeman and the couple has one son Mark the past few months Gillette has refused to say if he would be i candidate although political ob servers had predicted he would icek reelection Bricker May Compromise WASHINGTON Bricker ROhio saidTuesday a desire to keep the Republican Party from being torn apart would lead him to accept a reasonable compromise on altering treatymaking powers In theConstitution Brickerdisputed President Ei senhowers newly stated conten tions that the Ohioans proposed amendmentwould 1 makeit im possible forthe to deal with friendly countries on de fense matters strip the Pres ident of his historical role as the nations spokesman and 3 force American withdrawal from leader ship in world affairs In a letter Monday to Sen Know land of California the GOP floor leader Eisenhower said he sub scribed fully to the proposition that no treaty or international agreement can contravene the Con stitution He would back an amendment to make this clear he added But the President saidhe was unalterably opposed to Brickcrs proposal now before the Senate for debate Reuben Wolf Lawyer Dies at Sheffield G Wolf 67 Sheffield attorneydied sud denly at the CommunityHall Mon day night following a heart attack He had just made a talk to the club and had sat down when the fatal attack came He had been ill previously however The body was taken to the Wartnaby Funeral Home where rites were pending Mr Wolf came hero in 1923 and was at first employed in thebank until 1932 Survivors Include the widow son H G Wolf Mason City field executive of Coun cil of Boy Scouts a daughter Miss Maxine Wolf of Boone and a brother George of Hampton About rAII ADOUT the Weather Mason City Snow and a little cold eiTuesday night low 2 below Iowa Cloudy Wednesday with oc casional periods of sndw MinrMsoU Mostly cloudy through Wednesday 1 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8am Tuesday Maximum 33 Minimum t 5 At 8am 10 Precipitation 03 YEAR AGO Maximum 25 Minimum 16 Novelist Jokes About Survival Uganda UP Srnest Hemingway nursed a sore arm a split headand a flock of mosquito bites Tuesday and wise cracked about the good luck which brought him through two weck nd jungle plane crashes with minor injuries My luck he laughed hc is running very good MORE THAN HER SIZEFouryearold Golden stands in the snowbefore her home in CoffeyviUe Kari as she clutches aGVj foot icicle The long ice spear was taken from the Church of God parsonage where Janice lives with her parents the Rev and to Earl T Golden Red Chief Insists on Such Parley BERLIN of Slate Dulles flatly rejected Moscows proposal for a Big Five confer ence on world problems Tuesday nit Soviet Fofreign Minister Molo tov struck back with a concrete de mand to hold such a parley in May or June Dulles told the second days ses sion of the Big Four the United States will not join Red the convicted any meeting in order to deal with the peace of the world Will Go Along Nevertheless the secretary said the Western Powers will go along with Molotoys agenda for the Ser in conference with calls for dis cussion of Red China first German unity second and an Austrian peace treaty last so as to avoid further delay in the conference work When Dulles finished his 2500 word speech outlining the Ameri can position Molotov took the floor and said he would bring up the five power issue as the first order of business Wednesday The Soviet diplomat declared he would propose MayJune as the ime for America France Bri ain the USSR and Communist China to take up all their conflict ing interests No Location He did not suggest the location but said the purpose would be to examine the urgent measures nec essary to diminish tension in in ternational affairs In rejecting the idea a confer ence including CommunistChina Secretary Dulles scaled the Bus sians for advancing the idea tha any great powers have the righ to decide all international ques lions His speech was a sharp re ply to Mololoys attackon the United Slates Monday at the opening of the Big Four confer ence 1C ALL IS a who once was judged too old and nervous for modern city life gives a big hug to her master Monte McKie 13 923 llth N E Sniffles returned to the McKie home after a four month walk from a farm near Garner Sentimental Journey An eightyearold Angora cat named Sniffles is back once again with tbe William McKie family 923 llth N to a 20mile walk made possible through her pioneer spirit and compasslike instinct It was last Sept 4 that Sniffles fullblooded ancestry and all took her last aufd ride to a farm just east of She was judged a little too old and nervous for tie lypertensive city life So until last week Sniffles was jecoming just a memory in the ilcKie household That is unti Saturday when a neighbor tele phoned to say Some dogs hav aj cat up a tree in front of ou I think its your ol It was Sniffles all right Wit battered paws matted hair an protruding ribs to prove she mad the 20mile trip all by herself sh hopped right back into her fa vorite easy chair in the McKie iving room Reds Agree to Accept 21 U S Prisoners k Back ourth Welsh of Chicago whosuffercci two in civilization with his wife the former Mary Hold First Conference for Newsmen PANMUNJOM Wednesday WV 21 Americans who turned their lacks on home denounced Tuesday onditions in the United Statesand asked to1 be accepted as free men under Red rule Wednesday eiping said the Reds agreed After the 21 had held a news onferencc in the neutral zone say ng they would prefer for the pres ent to live with the Reds Pciping ladio announced a move to bring his about The broadcast said the Red sen pr officer onthe Military Armis ice Commission had asked official Jermission for Communist Red Cross workers to go into the neu I think tral zone Thursday and take cus tody of the 21 Americans one racked ribs arid Hemingway said an injured leg vrite a book about African trip he planned to his current Dolliver to Run for ReElection WASHINGTON James L Dolliver Fort Dodge Republican announced Tuesday candidacy or reelection for a sixthconsecu tive term from Iowas 6lh congres sional district more than a score of years efore being elected to Congress ollivcr practiced law in Fort Dodge He is a former county at orney Webster and a World War I veteran On The Hawks Rolling 45S21 Mason City Austin JC Play at 11 Briton and 325 South Koreans for the tripnorth Earlier the Reds had refused to take custody on the contention this would violate the armistice Their new position was that the armistice machinery for processing such prisoners already has been wrecked allegedly by the United States At the neutral zqnepress con ference a spokesman for the 21 Americans said they expected to return to America at some time in thcMure when wecan fight for world peace without begin perse cuted We are not Communists de clared Sgt Richard Cordcn of East Providence RI though some of us hope to be He read from a prepared statement which he said by every man in the group The Americans in later individual interviews yolced Red propaganda catchphrases and praise forthe Communist command j S g t V Sullivan The American people know how the Negro is treated in the United States Ti SPS Hawkins of Oklahoma City of paper in his hand talks into amicrophone at the peace hut at Panmunjom giving reasons why he has decided to cast his lot with the Reds At right is the only Britsh soldier refusing repatriation Andrew Condron Reds Again Request That Peace Parley Be Resumed PANMUNJOM hy liaison officers to ar range further preliminary Korean peace talks were recessed by the Communists Tuesday pending a highlevel Red move to get the stalled negotiations started again f The Reds turned over at a brief meeting a sealed letter to US envoy Arthur Dean now in Washington from top delegates THere Vas no official hint of the letters contents but the North Korean Pyonyang radio said earlier theCommunists had sent a message to Dean proposing that ne gotiations to arrange a peace con J T i t AP Wire photo TIME OUT FOR A three Americanswho have refused repatriation take time out for a smoke Left c to right are Pvt James Veneris Hawthorne Calif Pfc Richard Tenneson Alderi Minn whose mother flew to Tokyo and Pfc Samuel Hawkins OklahomaCity Beeson Is Okayed by Senators WASHINGTON h e Senate Labor Committee Tuesday ap proved Albert C Beeson by straight 76 party line vote as a member of the National Labor Re lations Board The vote came soon after John L Lewis denounced the Eisen hower appointee as a selfstyled And immediately after the vote Republicans and Democrats hurled charges at each other from the committee bench Sen Lehman DNY accused epublicans an attempt to s t e 3m r o 1 le r the nomination through the committee without hearings sufficient to disclose all the facts Three Republican members ac cused the Democrats of delaying tactics SAME BTACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC HEATH IN 34 ference resume Monday The U S envoy broke off the talks Dec the Commu nists had accused the United States of conniving with1 South Korea in the release of 27000 antiRed Ko rean War prisoners last June Dean said at the time he never would return to Panmunjom un less the Reds retracted their charge of perfidy Meanwhile the U N Command again accused the Communists of holding back some prisoners and reiterated its demand for an in vestigation The cHarge came as the US Defense Department in Washington reported that 80 Americans known to have been prisoners of the Com munists still are missing Communist news correspondents have acknowledged that the Reds are holding as political prisoners an undisclosed number of Ameri can airmen who presumably para chutedor crashediri Manchuria across the Yalu River from North Korea during aerial battles The Red newsmen said their release would have to be negotiated through diplomatic channels Think Son Responsible for Deaths 2State Search for Youth 15 SHERBURN Minn usinessman his wife and mother law were found shot to death in e family home Tuesday and a sarch immediately began for his iyearold son missing along with IB familycar The bodies of Tony J Wisdorf a grocer his wife Myrtle 44 nd his motherinlaw a Mrs Lar on 70 were discovered in the amily home Sherburn is in SouthCentral Min esota about 12 miles north of the owa line Estherville is almost irectly south the town Martin County officials launched search for Richard Wisdorf the on for questioning on suspicion f murder They said all of his elongings were missing from the ome Description The youth was described as bout 5feet 11inches tall slender nd having dark eyes and dark air The family car a 1950 twodoor Dodge with Minnesota license lates 717837 was missing and he boy was believed in it prob bly armed and might be danger us authorities said They re ported the car was believed seen peedingsouth from Spirit Lake owa about 9 am Deputy Sheriff D wight Montgoni ry Sherburn who found the odies about 8 am said it was Delieved the shooting occurred sometime during the night He said tbe r bodies were still with rigor mortis when he discovered them The boy was last known to have been seen shortly before Monday night by a high school friend Front Room The bod3of Wisdorf Was found witbe floorin The bdies of the women were in the jedroom All were fully clothed The body of Mrs Wisdorf was on be bed The three had beenshot with a 22caliber rifle found in the living room When authorities arrived after neighbors became suspicious the ire was out in the furnace and a errier was in the basement bark ng loudly The kitchen table was ct for four persons Authorities recalled that Richard ad run away from home last year nd had been found at Sioux Falls D Protect Sister Police at St Paul are protecting he boys sister 19yearold An oinette Wisdorf She is a student t St Catherines College Authorities said the boy told a iri friend If I kill my parents 11 try to kill my sister also He Iso is said to have toldschool mates Monday that it was his last ay in school and to have asked chum Monday night about the penalty for murder Officials believe the parents and randmolher may already have een dead when the boy attended Testling matches at Sherburn londay night He was last seen here at about pm TWO PAROLED State Ives DBS The Boardof Parole hasparoled A Dardarc 29 from the mens reformatory and Kenneth R Ross 23 from the state penitentiary Says Death Car Going at 90 MPH The car In which E ewis 21 Nora Springs was killed hortly after midnight Nov 15 was raveling 90 an hour for everal miles before it went out of ontrol a District Court jury was old Tuesday L Jacob James Lichman 24 1406 Federal testified in the man laughter trial of Patrick Wallace 25 918 9thvNE 90 miles an hour behind Wallace for everal miles without gaining bc ore the accident Wallace isrcharged with driving he cavr it went ut of control at the curve in High way 65 opposite Ibff American rystalSugarpIant Estimate SpMj 79 Robert MorphewY 20 Marble oclr who also was a passenger n the car and was injured mated that the speed was 70 V ;