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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 2, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Edited for Home DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A UL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY JULY 2 1953 Consists of Two OM No HT House Gives Ike Victory by Rejecting Air Budget Hikes AP Wirephoto AIRMEN AND S Airmen fight their way churning flood waters on northern Kyushu Japan as they pull a boatload of Japanese children and older per sons to safety A Japanese news agency reported G22 persons dead 1277 injured and 630 still missing seven days after swirling flood waters swept over Kyushu Truce Tries Stalled Again Rhee Wants Unification or More War SEOUL Syngman Rhees price for an U S assuranceof a unified Korea stalled the U S South Korea little truce talks Thursday Neither Rhee nor President Ei senhowers envoy Walter S Rob ertson would comment after their sixth secret meeting No tihie was set for the next meeting Rhee apparently is demanding unification ormore war and the U S is holding out for unification by negotiation Arms Not Words The agihg South Korean leader 1 im a Ut will fake arm s not words tounifyKorea South Koreas foreign minister Pyun Yung his country has no faith in political conferences andwill agree to take part in talks aimed at peacefu only if a time limit is imposed Pyun said not re ject Eisenhowers pledge that the U Swill wprk to unify North anc South Korea in talks with the Com munists But Pyun stressed Rhee wants to limit the timethese talks can drag on Rhee often has calledfor a 90daydeadline withthe war to resume if there is no solution Predict Climax Meanwhile Washington official predicted a climax in the truce crisis within hours with a clea answer whether Rhee will accep the armistice terms agreed upon by the Allies and Reds or flou them and try to fight on alone There were strong indications theUS would go ahead with a truce even if Rhee doesnt agree and a wellinformed source said he believes theReds would accept on that basis In Washington President Eisen hower told a news conference there are several difficulties but said he believes in his own mind that a satisfactory truce solution is in the making Judge Grimsley Dies at Long Beach After Stroke On Foreign Aid Bill GOP Leaders Invite 2nd Round Slashing Mob Rule Breaks Out in Georgia WASHINGTON 000000 foreign aid bill escaped Sen ate budget cullers Wednesday but Republican leaders pratlically in vited some slashing on the second round The Senate passed the aulhoriza lion measure laic Wednesday However majority leader Toft of Ohio and other top Republicans assured their colleagues they were John Avril Judge Grimsley videly known former Mason City ligh School and Junior College bach died Wednesday at Long 3each Calif according to word received here He was about 55 ears of age Grimsley had entered the Navy ipon leaving Mason City in 1943 and was area rent director at Great Tails Mont at the time of his death Pie died following a stroke suffered early Tuesday while visit ng his son Jack in Long Beach 20Year Record Coach Grimsley left an athletic mentorship record in Mason City of 20 years which has probably n unequalled in Iowa high school and juniorcollege annuls At the time he left Mason City the high school colors had notmet defeat in 56 interscholastic con lests His Mason City High School teamswon state basketball cham pionships in 1935 1940and 1943 His Mason CityHigh School foot ball team was undefeated in 1942 A Kansan by birth he took his undergraduate college work in Southwestern at Winfield where he wasa letter winner in four sports four in football two in basketball three in baseball and one in tennis arid was allconference end in 191718 Good Background His graduate work in football basketball baseball track and physical education was at the Uni versity ofCalifornia Los Angeles the University of Kansas Univer sity of Illinois and the University of Southern California with sup plemental work in coach schools and as faculty member at numer ouscoaching schools After coming out of service in World War I Grimsley spent a year at Meade Kans as coach and teacher Next year he was at MtHope Kans and inthe fall of 1923 he came to Mason City to take over junior college activities and physical education With the departure of Coach Ray Allen he took over high school bas AUGUSTA Ga bus com pany spokesman charged that the city is in the throes of mob rule after a tear gas bomb was tossed into one of the companys buses Six persons were sent to the hospital Jate Wednesday in the latest violence stemming from a strike of bus drivers The bomb fell into the lap of Sarah Lee Bry ant 26yearold Negro She suf fered burns on the hip and an in jured arm Five other passengers all Ne groes were treated for shock and illness caused by the bomb Roy V Harris secretary of the Augusta Coach Company com mented It looks like mob law has taken over the city The company has been using non union drivers since union members walked out May 31 in a move to gain higher wages They are mem bers of the AFL As sociation of Street Electric Rail way and Motor Coach Drivers of America Jfonunion drivers armed with pistols have been AP Wirophoto WQUNDED Republic of Korea soldier with a badly damaged arm is aided by a medic as he is taken to aid station The ROK soldier was wounded in the bitter fighting on Koreas eastcentral front ketball along with juniorcollege footballarid whenClayton Suther land imoved oh to Iowa StateCol lege he addedhigh school football to his responsibilities Many Titles coached football teains were undefeated during five sea sons championships in high sdiooL and junior college competition Beginningih1932 his high school basketball tea m s wereinthe state charripionship finals nine times winning the Iowa title in 1935 1940 and 1943 His 1940 team was undefeated for the year win ning 32 consecutive games In 1943 the Mohawks were undefeated in their 30 cage contests Scores of Grimsleytutbred ath letes have gone on to gain emi nence in college competition and iater in bigtime coaching Among these are Bua1 Foster Wiscon sin basketball coach Joe Lillard of OregonGeorge Baird of Iowa Howard Stoecker of Southern Cali fornia Ross Anderson of Iowa and Willis Parrolt of Wisconsin Gained Honors In the coaching profession Grimsley was honored numerous times He served as president of the Iowa State High School Coach es Association and as a member of the National Basketball Coach es Association In World War I he served as a member of the Fifth Corps Combat group in the 89th Division of the 5lh Corps Combat Group which fought alongside the Second Divi sion Hanford MacNiders the 42nd 90th and First Divisions After leaving Mason City Grims ley served as Lt Commander in the Navy until Sept 24 1946 Joint Rent Control He joined the rent control pro gram in 1946 and inAugust of that year made his home at Carmel Calif Hewas a traveling repre sentative of the rent control direc tor until he became director of the Monterey Bay area With the consolidation of that area with Santa Cruz County he became di rector of one of the largest rental areas in California He was preceded in death by his Tess in 1951 Since1 then he had remarried Surviving are his wife and twochildren Jack of Long Beach and Mrs WiiJiam Susan Adler Jr Pawtucket RT His body is being returned to Mason City for burial Funeral services have been set tentatively for Tuesday The Major Funeral Home is in charge of arrange ments FCC Okays Lee Station TV Permit WASHINGTON UP The Fed eral Communications Commission Thursday approved transfer of the permit for a Hannibal tele vision station from the Coiirier Post Publishing Company to Lee Broadcasting Inc Lee Radio Inc Mason City which operates station KGLO owns the majority stock in Lee Broad casting Inc CourierPost which operates Hannibal radio station KMHO re ceived a permit for television sta tion KHQATV on channel seven Lee Broadcasting recently with drew its application for a TV sta tion at Quincy 111 after arrang ing to take over KHQATV The FCC approved transfer of the KHQA permit on condition that CourierPost dispose of its interest in KIIMO before acquiring a 20 per cent interest in Lee Broadcasting Under an agreement between the two companies CourierPost would use 100thousand dollars from the sale of KMHO to buy a 20 per cent interest in Lee and Lee would re imburse CourierPost for outof pocket expenses in obtaining the TV permit andbrokerage fees in the sale of KHMO The CourierPost has applied to the FCC to sell KHMO for 130 thousand dollars to James P and Ada H Boiling Lee Broadcasting operates Quincy radio stations WTAD and WTADFM perfectly free to vote to cut later when Ihe foreign aid money bil comes up The authorization bill mcrelj fixes the ceiling for sums that cat be appropriated for the fiscalyear Rock Bottom President Eisenhower had sub milted a 5474000000 bill to Con gress as a rock bottom figure The measure passed by the Senate wa only 156 million under this request The House voted 320 million les than the Senate or The differences now will be com promised The administration itself ha knocked more than two billions of the program proposei for the year by former Prcsiden Truman Free Worid Nations The money carried in the bill wil provide military and economic as sistance for the free world nations The proportion aid to Asiati nations is doubled in comparison withlast year But themeasur also puts emphasis on abuildup o North AtlanticTreatyOrganization air strength in WesternEurope Three amendments were offere by Sen Russell Long DLa to cu the authorization bill The firs a iV4 billion b identical 4834 votes But the last for a320 million re duction to take the total down t that in the House bill was riarrov ly beaten 4238 On that one J Democrats 17 Republicans and on independent joined to defeat Voting for it were 22 Republican and 16 Democrats AP Wiropliolo MISS UNIVERSE Collard 20 an official welcomette to the 70 beauties from nil parts the world who will compete for the title of oi 1964 at Long Beach Calif displays the trophies to be awarded the winner The pageant will open July 9 and continue for 11 clays Collect Record U S Tax Deficit Passes Billion Sabres Hit Red Tanks SEOUL WVUS Sabre jet fight erbombers surprised 30 to 40 Com munist tanks in a camouflaged valley j u s t behind the Western Front Thursday nnd saturated the area with 1000 pound bombs the valley Black smoke filled making an accurate count of wrecked tanks impossible the Fifth Air Force said Not since early in the war has a comparable concontralkm of Red armor been spotted so near the front in Korea The Eighth Army meanwhile reported that heavy fighting cosl the Reds 36000 killed and wounded last equivalent of about three Red divisions The Communists answered with the heaviest artiilcry and mortar fire of the war Almost million rounds hit Allied lines during June virtually d o u bl e the previous monthly record the Eighth Army said All About t The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Friday A little cooler Thursday night low 60 High Friday around 85 Iowa Fair and cooler Thursday night Friday partly cloudy somewhat warmer southwest and extreme west Low Thursday night 55 to 62 High Friday 70 to 83 northeast 83 to 90 south west Further outlook Partly cloudy and warm Saturday Minnesota Fairand cooler Thurs day night Friday partly cloudy LowThursday night 48 to 54 north 54 to 58 south High Fri day 70 to 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8n m 82 M 73 DIES AFTER CRASH FT DODGE Adam son 38yearold Harcourt high school girl died at a hospital here Wednesday night of aulo accidenl injuries WASHINGTON govern ment collected more taxes in the last 12 months than in any other year in the nations history but still ran up a deficit 000000 And it is going to start off the new fiscal year which began Wednesday by borrowing 5A to G aillion dollars Son Byrd noting these figures said in an interview Thurs day I just dont see how he any new tax reductionsin the face of these tremendous deficits The loss in revenue front the re ductions automatically scheduled to take place on Jan1 apparently is not going to be offset by re ductions in Personal incometaxes nre due to drop 10 per cent on Jan1 The excess profitslax which the administration wants extended would expire then if Congress grants Eisenhowers request Secretary oftho Treasury Hum phrey said Thursday that 1 The government spent 42023216 from July 1 1952 through June 30 1953 compared with in the prc vioua 12 months 2 The governments net income in fiscal 1953 was some three billion dollars more than the previous record year in fiscal 3952 3 This meant a fiscal 1953 def icit of more than double the the gov ernment went in the red in the previous fiscal year Department of State Fired 107 Employes WASHINGTON W A House committee learned Thursday that 107 State Department employes Iiavo been fired this year as a result of investigations concerning homosexuality or questionable se curity The information canie from R W Scott McLeod Stale Depart ment security officer in ii loiter to the House Government Opera tions Committee It was made public by Rep Brownson RInd who sought the report recently McLcod also reply to a direct the ment docs not have any records Identifying the persons who were referred to by Sen McCarthy RWis as Communists in a Fcb ruary 1950 speech McLcod said he realized his an swer is not completely respon sivc But the fact was he said a search of all files has tfailcdto disclosesucha list I might point put that Sen Mc Carthy did not identify the indivi duals except by number in his spdech McLcod added Voice Vote Spurns 4 Attempts Vote Billion for Army Ndvy WASHINGTON Thursday gave President Eisen hower a major policy victory by defeating attempts to add 000006 to his budget for the Air Force Voice voles turned down four amendments by Rep Mahon D Tex to boost tho budget by tiis tho minimum thatGen Hoyt Vandcnberg Force chief of staff said was needed to keep tho Air Force building toward 143 wings by mfd 1957 Cut Billion The Eisenhoweradministration cut five billion dollars from the budget recommended by former President Truman for tho Aic Force Secretary of Defense Wilson con tends UiCj buildup oE combat air strength will be more rapid under the now plans Uian under thosa made during the Truman admin istration The immediategoal Is an Ah Force 120 wings A wing ranges from 30 to 75 planes The action on ments wns tentative in that it could be changed before final passage of tho Defense appro prlalioii Air Wing The1 battle ovetf swings domi nated nearly two daysV debate pp Iho slashed defense budget for year ending Jumi 30 1054 Earlier the House tentatively ap proved without change 000 for the Army foe tho Navy and for the secretary defense It also approved funds to start third 00000ton superaircraft car rier The actions plunged the House then into consideration of tho con troversial 11 billion Air Force Budget a figure representing an administration cut of five billion dollars from the amount former President Truman had recom mended Funds for all the armed serv ices and the Defense Department are intone big bill carrying a total of as it came from the House Appropriations Commit tee No Objection The committees recommenda tions as to tho Army and Navy were acceptedby the House when these sections of the bill wore read and no one raised objection They provided j This Is 689 Prdsi dent Eisenhower requested but nearly 900 million dollars more than recommended by former President Truman because the to tal includes Korean War1costs is two billion dollars under the Truman budget less than the Eisenhower request Republican I e a d e r s countecl heavily on a direct appeal by Presi dent Eisenhower to beat back a DcmodflUc attempt toboost the Air Forco budget Near Panic in Southern Drought Area ARDMORE Okla announced that the worst 1 fl in IVlfk cultural officials from 10 Southern states said Thursday a near panic had developed among cat tlemen watching their stock and range go to ruin under the merci less summer sun Thp officials in conference here asked for a federal guarantee of 12 cents a pound for beef on the hoof to save stockmen plagued by the worst Southwest drought in his tory falling meat prices insect pests and a simmering heat wayc Meanwhile Texas Gov Allan Shivers asked all residents of that state to offer prayers for rain Sun day because all human means of droughtrelief had been exhausted And in Col or ad o Gov Dan grasshopper invasion in the states history was menacing 1200000 acres of farm and ranch lands The Southern farm experts wound up a threeday meeting here by endorsing high level rigid sup port for farm commodities with production quotasito keep the sup ply in check States represented were Oklahoma Kentucky Louisi ana Alabama Florida Mississip pi North and South Carolina Ten nessee and Virginia Federal aid for portions of Tex as Oklahoma Colorado Kansas Arkansas and New Mexico has al ready been pledged by the Eisen hower administration and some rains have sprinkled the parched land But the rain came too late to save most crops and the fed eral relief measures can do litlle more than help ranchers and farm ers hang on this summer In Kansas cattle were removed from US grazing lands and the feed situation seri ous Missouri planned to join the list of statesasking federal disas ter relief The USDA said movement of cattle and calves to market and to other grazing areas continued heavy but was somewhat below the runs on livestock markets two weeks ago B F Vance Texas chairman for the Production and Marketing Administration said feed should be moving on to the ranches of dusty West Texas by Monday The railroads Western Traffic Association in Chicago pu t Into effect a 50 per cent reduction in freight rates on livestock feed shipped into designated drought areas Mf The government began buying canned beef to support sagging prices In Washington chairmen of Sen ate and House Agriculture mitteesiplanncd to begin hearings Monday on identical bills setting forth the administration drought relief program and proposing cial loan programs V ;