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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for ON THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS N BEGAZETTE E I G H 0 ft S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Prau and United Press fiM Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON QWA SATURDAY JANUARy fThe World Around Us Communist Influence in Burma Number 60 By W EARL HALL along the way on this barn stormiug odyssey Ive had to keep an eye peeled to detect Communist influence But not here in Burma There are visi ble signs of it but even more pronounced is an intangible something that fills the air You sense it rather than see it Perhaps all this is heigh W Earl Hall tened by the fact that my arrival here was a few days after Red Chinas Chou EnIai had hit town and received the royal rug treatment He and Burmas former premier U Nu IT is an extra special in Burmese are touring the north country In the meantime the Red China flag red with hammer cycle and star and the Burmese flag red flag with one large star sur Loveless rounded by five smaller ones are flying side by side on the ap proach to the presidential palace and from government buildings preparatory to a rousing reception for Chou on his return here in a few days People Are Uneasy Theres an illconcealed uneasi ness among people in the street They dont like all this politeness to a visitor from Communist China In fact they have a limited enthusiasm for anybody from China Communist or otherwise This is based on a long history of imneighborly proximity to a giant neighbor When the Burmese and the Chi nese have had differences of opinion about such matters as where a borderline should run the Burmese have almost always come out on the losing end You see there are only 18Vi million Burmese against a half billion Chinese So Chou Enlai is a Chi nese even before he is a Commu nist so far as maninthestreet thinking here in Rangoon is con cerned IllDefined Border The particular dispute under negotiation now has to do with an illdefined border between Burmas northern most province of Kachin and Chinas southern province Yunnan U Nu who charmed Americans on his visit GEORGETTE CHAPELLE Photographer Freed by Hungarians BUD APEST 0 Georgette Chapelle American free lance photographer was sentenced Sat urday to 50 days in jail on charges of entering Hungary il legally The Budapest Municipal Court immediately freed her because she had already served this time in custody and ordered her to leave Hungary within 48 Mrs Chapelle 36 was released in the custody of the lega tion until her departure from Hungary Her codefendant in the oneday trial Hungarian Ferenc Welsch received a prison sen tence of eight months He said he would appeal Mrs Chapelle had been in pris on since Dec 5 When brought into court Mrs Chapelle testified she was a rep resentative of the International Rescue Committee which has been active in aiding refugees es caping from Hungary She said she had no intention of breaking the law when she en tered Hungary but she now un what I have been she had crossed the frontier illegally During the trial it was stated that the penalty for such illegal crossing of the border can be as Playing GOP Charge Is Denied By DWIGHT McCORMACK DBS MOINES WVA declara tion of political warfare faces Democratic Gov Herschel Love less after little more than a week as Iowas chief executive His first reaction was a mild answer to a stronglyworded res olution by the Republican State Central Committee It accused the governor of playing politics on appointments after calling for the opposite The committees request for prompt action by the Republi cancontrolled Legislature drew varying comments from legisla tive leaders Republican caucuses were expected to take up the matter after the lawmakers re turn Monday from a weekend adjournment There were pros pects of Democratic meetings on the subject also Made Public Just after the Legislature aF journed Friday for the weekend the committee made its resolu tion public The committee rec ommended to the Republican legislators the prompt enact ment of legislation which will place the full control of the se lection and supervision of the state personnel director under the State Executive A bill with that objective was in to our country went to Peking once for negotiations about the matter Chou the Burmese pro nounce it CHU is merely return ing the call His coming presented quite a little problem to the Burmese au thorities They wanted to give the appearance of being enthusiastic in their welcome to him At the same time however they knew there were a lot of individuals here particularly among Ran goons Chinese followers of Chaing Kaishek whod like noth ing better than to take a shot at the Red minister of foreign af fairs Second Visit Police did some rather effec tive screening and sequestering of those with possible assassina tion in mind As a consequence Chou was safely greeted in this capital city a couple hundred miles up the Rangoon River tidal estuary above the Andaman Sea But hes still in the country and there is some little concern about his second visit here U Nu remains the best known political figure in Burma His re tirement as head of government was voluntary He said he wanted to give his time to building up the only real political party Bur ma has developed since its inde pendence eight years ago But he is expected to take over the reins of government again at some future time of his own choosing Too Soft Critics accuse him of being too soft on Communists Some even intimate that a bit of Marxism has brushed off on him He main tains an attitude of complete po high as five years imprisonment Loss as Fire Sweeps Eldon Building ELDON UP Fire destroyed a large brick business building here Saturday causing loss estimated unofficially at The entire second floor of the building was used as ciubrooms by the Amvet post The first floor housed the Fred Birdsall Clothing Store an Iowa State Liquor Store the George Cloke Trading the Glenn Drake DX Service Sta tion the Eldon Forum a weekly newspaper operated by Richard David and the law office of Frank Shane Firemen from Ottumwa Bata via and Agency aided Eldon fire men in fighting the blaze in zero weather but were hampered by lack oMvatec from available hy drants troduced in the Senate Friday by three Republicans What touched off the warfare was the governors recent state ment that he would replace George Marchi 51 Fort Dodge Republican as state personnel director about Feb l Marchi succeeded the late Arthur T Wal lace less than a year ago Loveless had said in his in augural address a week ago Thursday no consistent with the best interests of all the people of Iowa to re gard state appointments on a political The GOP committee after a unprecedented telephone confer This Paper Consist of Two SectionsSection Dishwasher Repudiates Conf esson Review of Middle East Policies Is Anticipated ence meeting said Loveless has summarily dismissed Marchi ignored the precedent of consult ing the council on changes of personnel director and intends to exercise control over employes in Republicancontrolled state de Albert Lea Couple Killed in Collision ALBERT LEA Minn Mr and Mrs Edward Blizard both 61 were killed Friday in a twocar collision on a highway northwest of here They were re turning to their Albert Lea home after visiting a doctor at Free born when the accident hap pened Occupants of the second car escaped serious injury Only Democrat Loveless is the only Democrat holding an elective state office The personnel director by law is appointed by the state comp troller who serves at the pleasure of the governor Loveless has said he will retain Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield a Republican Loveless is chairman of the council and other members are four elective Republican officials The council has jurisdiction over employe classification and pay scales administered by the per sonnel director Whether my action is incon sistent with my inaugural address is a matter of Loveless said If it is fair to have a per sonnel director serve at the pleas ure of the governor last year why isnt it this year Lt Gov William Nicholas Ma son City Republican commented This is a step putting the per sonnel director under the council that should have been taken some Sen bright DArk said Saturdayhe believes a Senate review of ad ministration Middle East policy will follow congressional action on President Eisenhowers mili taryeconomic proposals for that area Fulbright conceded that he does not have sufficient votes to defer action on the Eisenhower resolu tion now the subject of hearings before the Senate Foreign Rela tions and Armed Services Com mittees But I think the inquiry will he he said ISRAEL IS KEY said he would seek approval for the policy review Monday when the two committees meet in closed session to con tinue their questioning of Secre tary of State Dulles Dulles is opposed to any such review on grounds it would harm U S re lations with the British and French Dulles has repeatedly urged the committees not to bog down consideration of the Middle East esolution with details that he said might destroy its useful Crucial Debate on Suez Opens in U N UNITED NATIONS N Y m U N diplomats moved Saturday O TirOQlrOTIrt nf rn Sen Aiken said he would resist any effort to start a gen eral policy study until after Con gress acts on the resolution Whatever mistakes if any were made in the past shouldzit be allowed to delay action now supporting the Presidents re quest to counter any possible ag gression by the Communists in a very dangerous Aiken said The Senate hearing was in re cess Saturday But the House For into a weekend of intense behindthescenes maneuvers i in prepara years ago It is unfortunate that it now has an aura of politics about it But that doesnt alter the fact that it would be a good move However I still plan to cooperate as thoroughly and sincerely as possible with Gov ci o til yi t tion for a crucial debate on the explosive Suez Canal dispute The debate is to start Monday in the 80nation General Assembly The key point will be Secretary General Dag Hammarskjolds 3500 b pulling her invasion back of the 1949 Palestine armistice line Israeli sources said Hammarskjolds report was not clear enough declared it gave a leeal and proach to a political problem Hammarskjold informed the Assembly Friday Israel has no fully complied with five resoJu tions calling for withdrawal of it forces He added that numerou political and legal barriers pre vent the from accepting Israels conditions for a complete pull back liteness at all times even when Communist visitors among them Khrushchev and Bulganin resort to bad behavior And all of this is a part of the unmistakable un easiness on all hands in Burma at this time Highways leading out of Ran goon in all directions are afflict ed with bandits posing as Com munists One must travel by air to be secure Here is a reflection the pathetic sterility of the existent Burmese regime Grand Jury Set to Hear Red Spy Ring Evidence Israel Guards Gulf still holds two areas NEW YORK UP Govern ment authorities are prepared to tell a grand jury Monday that Soviet officials and others were involved in a Soviet spy ring broken in New York The grand jury will meet to consider indictments against three spy suspects said by the FBI to be members of a highly organized Soviet espionage ring operating in the United States Existence of the alleged spy ring was disclosed Friday with the arrests of two naturalized American citizens and a third person awaiting citizenship The suspects Jack Soble 53 his wife Myra 52 and Jacob Al bam 64 all of New York were picked up at their homes here Friday and charged with deliver ing U S defense secrets to Soviet agents All pleaded innocent at their arraignments before a U S commissioner and were ordered held in bail each The FBI said upper members of the espionage group are not at the present time identifiable but it was understood that several Soviet officials may be expelled for their part in the ring The case appeared to involve the largest espionage conspiracy seized in the OctoberNovember invasion the Gaza Strip and the Sharm El Sheikh sector on the Gulf of Aqaba Israel insists it must have firm guarantees that its interests will be protected be fore quiting those areas Sharm El Sheikh guards the Guif of Aqaba Israels link with the Red Sea Prior to the recent invasion Egyptian guns had kept ince the case of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg who were executed or stealing U S atomic Secrets shipping out of the area The Gaza Strip on the Mediter ranean was controlled by Egypt after the 1948 Palestine war Israel repeatedly has charged it was used as a base for Arab com mando raids into Israeli territory 1949 Armistice Israel was said to feel that Hammarskjolds report harks back to the 1949 armistice which Israel considers a failure and no solution to the problem Britain and the United States described the report as construc tive Albia Boy 1 Killed When Struck by Car ALBIA Richmond T son of Mr and Mrs John Richmond Albia was fatally in jured late Friday when struck by a car on a railroad overpass here Authorities said James darted into the path of a car driven by Robert H Lonoy Albia filling station operator eign Affairs Committee arranged to meet behind closed doors to try to finish work on its report on the Eisenhower resolution House Support The House committee two days ago voted overwhelming approval of the resolution in just about the form the Eisenhower administra tion proposed it House debate is expected to get under way next Tuesday Eisenhower has asked Congress for advance authority to use American troops to help any Mid dle East nation which asks such aid in repelling open Communist aggression He also has requested authority to use up to 200 million dollars in available funds to bol ster the defenses and economies of Middle East nations This money would be spent by June 30 The administration wants to spend another 400 millions on military and economic aid to the area over the net two years Substitute BiJf Linked to Deaths of Two Girls FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGO Police investigat ing the mysterious deaths of two teenage sisters said Saturday a young skid row dishwasher con fessed to being present when they died and then repudiated his story Bennie Bedwell 21 related the story Friday Capt John Cappi letti of the sheriffs police said as he was being driven to the scene where the nude and frozen bodies of the two Grimes 15 and her sister Pa tricia found Tuesday Bedwell previously had denied ever seeing the girls but Friday Cappiletti said he admitted meet ing them and two men in a skid row tavern Jan 13 The officer said Bedwell identified the men only as Louis and Frank and said they were in thoir mid20s Accompanies Two Couples Cappilelti said Bedwell told of ficers he accompanied the four on a ride to a forest preserve near Devils Creek where the girls bodies were found There Cappi letti quoted the dishwasher the two couples necked on the back seat of the car while he sat on the front scat drinking Then he said he beard some and turning around discovered that the girls appeared to be Cappiletti said The officer said Bedwell re counted how the men stripped the girls and dumped their bodies over a bridge then sped back to the city where the dishwasher said he left his two friends Bedwell said the two men were driving a powder blue 1949 Ford Cappiletti said and that when he left them the girls clothing was in the car BACK TO Dietsch 54 native of Wisconsin who walked away from a prison farm in that state 22 years ago is headed back to jail because a recent arrest on a reckless driving charge at Fort Dodge cracked his secret Routine fin gerprints taken at the time of his arrest on the driving count led to the discovery He was ar rested Friday at Independence where he was working in the state mental hospital Repudiates Whole Story Cappiletti said that officers pressed for details Bedwell said he had lied and clung to his re pudiation Sheriffs detectives continued questioning Bedwell Saturday Hundreds of neighbors and friends of the Grimes family gath ered in a chapel Friday night for the funeral wake The girls mother Mrs Loretta Grimes rushed up to the closed twin caskets fell on her knees and sobbed forloinly My girls my girls At last I am with my Solemn requiem mans for Uie victims will be sung Monday in St Maurice Church Aninquest into the girls deaths will open Tuesday Sheriff Joseph Lohmon said witnesses have identified pictures of the slain sisters and several Victims of Clinton Fire Are Buried CLINTON Four small brothers victims of a tragic which swept their second floor apartment home Friday were buried here Saturday afternoon The four apparently inadvert ently locked in the room where hey died were Dwight Wesley juy 5 and his three brothers George Alien 3 Rory Quinn 20 months and Jasen Cedrick 5 nonths children of Mr and Mrs Garrison Guy A fifth child Harrison Lee Guy 4 escaped with a broken arm as he jumped from the combination bedroomliving room in which all the children had been sleeping Flames and smoke prevented Mrs Delcina Guy from rescuing her family She suffered only mi nor bruises when forced to jump from a porch roof but was hos pitalized with shock Dr L 0 Riggert county coro ner said Mrs Guy apparently had started a fire in the coal heating stove to prepare the fam ily washing and went next door to visit neighbors He said she ap parently inadvertently locked the door on the children The coroner said the walls ap parently caught fire from the heating stove He added all the walls were lined with card PLOT VACCINATION PROGRAM CHICAGO UP The Ameri can Medical Assn opened a na tionwide meeting Saturday to plot an intensive polio vaccination program Friday Sen Morse a critic of the Eisenhower program for the Middle East offered what amounts to a complete substitute for the administrations proposals Under the Morse plan Eisen hower would be directed to give notice to Congress before using American troops in the Middle East If advance notice is impos sible the President would be di rected to submit his action for congressional approval or disap proval later The Oregon senators proposal would not change the economic aid part of the administrations program 11 iv v jn v LIU nave said they were positive the permitting the flames to girls were with Bedwell the night of Jan 13 It is hard to believe that this of identifications is fanci ful fortuitous and Lohman said Iowa in Grip of Another Cold Wove Mercury Dips to 19 Iowa was in the grip of a new cold wave Saturday and low readings during Friday night anged from 19 below zero at De corah and Waterloo to an even ero at Lamoni in southern Iowa Mason City Spencer and Du uque reported 15 below zero and Sioux Citys low was J2 below ero The center of the cold Arctic air was located just to the west of Iowa Saturday morning Light northerly winds continued to pump cold air into the state More subzero temperatures ranging to 15 below in the north east were predicted for Satur day night The Weather Bureau said there is a chance of some snow in southern Iowa Sunday Thieves Take Rudd RUDD Thieves escaped with in checks and small cash when they broke into the Larson Implement Co here Friday night They broke the lock on the door and peeled the safe This is the ihird time the building has been broken into iri the last two years according to deputy sheriff L L Lane spread rapidly The Guys rented the three room apartment from the Clinton Col ored Athletic Club which owned the building and occupied the first floor rAll About The Wealher HEAVY FIRE LOSS VERMILLION S D fire crackled through the Univer sity of South Dakota chemistry building Friday causing approxi mately damage SAME Mason City Increasing cloudi ness with snow flurries Satur day night continuing Sunday Warmer Saturday night Not quite so cold Sunday Low Sat urday night 110 below High Sunday 814 fowa Increasing cloudiness Sat urday night and Sunday chance of snow south portion Sunday Continued cold except not quite so cold northwest Saturday night and over state Sunday Low Saturday night 15 below northeast to zero southwest Minnesota Mostly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Not so cold west portion Saturday night low 010 below except 10 15 below extreme northeast High Sunday 5 below extreme northeast to 15 above extreme southwest GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 6 Minimum Friday night 15 At 8 a m Saturday 12 ;