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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 7 1953 Chosen for New Armory Property at 27th South Federal OKd Warehouse to Be Remodeled Sec Picture on Page 6 The Mason City Coca Cola Bot tling Companys warehouse prop erty at 27th SW and Federal will be the new site of the Mason City Armory it was announced Tues day by Maj Gen Fred C Tandy adjutant general of Iowa The property includes a one story 72 by 100 foot warehouse which is to be enlarged by adding 20 feet on each side and a two story 30 by 112 feet on the front Gen Tandy said to provide a mul tiple unit armory for housing all National Guard units Cost of the project will run be tween and the adjutant general revealed The building now on the site will be used entirely for vehicle stor age and maintenance he ex plained while the additions will provide office space classrooms an indoor range and orderly rooms Engineering Group It is likely that an air engineer company of the National Guard will be added to the present Head quarters Company and Company H already stationed here Gen Tandy said although definite in structions from Washington have not yet been received It is hoped to let contracts for the building additions during the next 30 days so that they may be completed this year the adjutant general said Meanwhile an old house on the property is to be re moved and the area between the armory and Federal Avenue will be landscaped The property includes a 329 foot frontage on Federal and Washing ton Avenues and 493 feet on 27th S W involving nearly four acres in area Purchase Approved Purchase of the property was approved Tuesday by the State Executive Council which includes the Governor Secretary of State Treasurer Auditor and Secretary of Agriculture Purchase of the property was negotiated by the Mason City De velopment Association It is at the extreme south edge of Mason City on the west side of Federal Ave nue just north of the bridge on Highway 65 Ponder Liquor Storage Site DES MOINES special com mittee in charge of providing the State Liquor Control Commission with a new warehouse turned its attention Tuesday to stateowned Camp Dodge The group of legislators and members of the State Executive Council previously voted to pur chase for a 107 acre pri vately owned tract in Northeast Des Moines Before and after the decision was made Secretary of State Mel vin D Synhorst questioned whether the special committee was author ized by law to purchase a site At Tuesdays meeting of the spe cial committee Gov William S Beardsley suggested the group consider the Camp Dodge site Synhorst insisted that had made the suggestion earlier State Treas urer M L Abrahamson pointed out that at Camp Dodge there al ready are switching facilities along with water heat sewers and police protection Besides the property already is stateowned 6 and Gasmer Mezias 7 lie securely bound on a bed in their trailer home at Pacific Grove Calif just as police say they found them They were photographed before being untied Their father Army Sgt Casmer Mexias 33 and their Japanese stepmother said they tied the children to keep them out of thepea nut butter They were charged with child neglect Czechs Given Red Leniency VIENNA Austria Communisms new policy of leniency to its subject millions in East Europe Tuesday movedinto Czechoslo vakia the fifth Russian satellite to ease up on underfed rebellious masses Prague Radio announcedthe Red Czech government is abol ishing a decree ordering terms in forced labor camps for workers who stayed away from their jobs without good reason The law had been enacted a week ago apparently to counter wide spread absenteeism which followed repressive measures taken after riotsand disturbances against Communist government in June The broadcast said the central committee of the Czech Trade Un ion Federation had declaredthe absentee law unnecessary arid had prdmised to keep thelaborers at work First of Series Western observers in Vienna speculated that this was only the first in a series of concessions for the Czech workers Avho have been reportedrioting cities following a currency revaluation which wiped out most of their sav ings Of the Kremlins East European satellite governments only Poland and Bulgaria h a ve not yet an nounced policy modifications to counter the wave of unrest and re bellion reported sweeping the 70 million Redheld nonSoviets The West Berlin newspaper Tele graf said Tuesday that 46 Commu nist German Peoples Police liave been executed by Russian fir ing squads for disobeying orders and resisting theRed army dur ing the June 17 workers revolt in East Germany More Strikes Are Threatened BERLIN West German Radio reported Tuesday night new trouble between workers and Com munist officials in East Berlin The radio said the workers at the Stalin Allee housing project de manded from their local party offi cials that their comrades arrested by the Russians and the German police during last months rebel Ion be liberated from prison or they would again go on strike The June 17 rioting started at the Sta lin project The workers threatened a new march on the government if their demands were riot met Jet Crashes Into Des Moines Home DES MOINES Force F80 Shooting Star jet planecrashed while taking off at Des Moinss Mu nicipal Airport Tuesday noon skidded 2000 feet into a nearby home and exploded The pilot and a woman in the house bothwere believed to have escaped serious injury The woman who fled the burning house was identified as Mrs Mar guerite Wilson 73 whose home ii directlysouth of the airport The pilot was Lt Bruce Fountain who was reported as stationed at Long Beach Califwith the Ferry Command RUSSIA TEMPERED President Herbert Hoover on the West Coast for a fishing trip told newsmen he believes uprisings behind the Iron Cur tain have somewhat tempered Russias international ambitions Ask Probe in Condon Case Lawmaker Held Security Risk WASHINGTON Keat ing RNY Tuesdsy suggested a congressional committee inves tigation to determine whether the Atomic Energy Commission acted properly in barring Rep Condon DCalif from witnes sing n atom bombtest Rep Price a member of the SenateHouse Atomic En ergy Committee termed the bar ring of representative whi ch C ondon unfortunate A WaJhington dispatch said Tuesday that Condon has been under study as a security risk by the military services as well as by the Atomic Energy Com mission Condon announced he would take the House floor probably this week to make a full and public statement as to my posi tion The California freshman law maker said he was one of near ly 100 congressmen who accepted an Invitation extended to all members of Congress to witness an atomic explosion in Nevada last May He said two men met him at Las Vegas and told me I could not see the test because of se curity reasons Later Condon said former Chairman Gordon Dean of the Atomic Energy Commission ad mitted some sort of mistake SOCIAL POKER OK DBS MOINES W A social game of poker held in a mans own home was not intended by the Iowa Legislature to be a viola Lion of the state gambling laws a Des Moines municipal judge ruled Some Books Replaced Overseas Many Still on Banned List WASHINGTON MYThe State De partment has directed its ovcrscns libraries to put back on the shelves many volumes removed duringthe recent purge books by Commu nists and controversial authors Officials who disclosed this Tues day said the books still banned were named in two master lists Llic latest of which was dispatcher last week to the approximately 189 libraries in foreign cities Instruc tions were to restore volumes no specifically named 50 TiHcs Although the lists have not been made public informants who inn j not be named indicated they jn eluded more than 50 titles Tha would mean the restoration of per haps 250 titles Officials have said all copies oC 300 or more boo titles by about 18 authors had bee removed Eleven reportedly were literally burned The latest order was dispatched officials said to end confusion ji was acknowledged had rcsultec from 10 earlier directives The In ernational Information Adminls tration of the Department which has charge of the libraries ins been a target for criticise Because of the removal books not specifically named in any directives Chambers Story Sen McCarthy RWis assaitec particularly the removal of Wit ness life story of W h i 11 a k c i Chambers avowed reformed Com munist The first directives for book re movals went out in Februray after McCarthy had declared the li braries contained 30000 Commu nist books and said evidently someone had been sabotaging the program President Eisenhower Monday accepted the resignation of the in formation programs new boss Dr Robert L Johnson whotool in early springat the peak of McCarthys investigations Johnson on leave from ihe presidency of Temple University at Philadelphia wrote Elsenhqw er that physicians had ordered htm to give up his post within 30 days This Inper Consists of Two OttV No 231 SAME White means no traffic death In past 21 Reds Call Meeting of Liaison Teams to Discuss Expect 325 at Rural Mail Carriers Meet Mason City was making prepara tions Tuesday to welcome more than 325 rural letter carriers their wives and children who will attenc the 53rd annual convention of the Iowa Rural Letter Carriers Asso elation The carriers ladies auxiliarj and junior members will register and attend an 8pm reception Wednesday at Hotel Hanford con vention headquarters Mayor How ard E Bruce will deliver the wel coming address at 9 am Thursday at the joint session of the three groups The carriers convention will gel under way officially at 1 pm Thursday with the business session The convention will continue hrough Saturday noon The ladies auxiliary will open iheir 28th annual convention ant the juniors will call their 17th an nual convention to order in sessions Thursday EXTENSION GRANTED WASHINGTON Sen ate has approved by voice Vote a oneyear extension of the program under whiqh Mexican farm workers are imported to assist in inrvcsting U S crops Bloodmobile Here Again on July 2930Give A pint of blood given when the Red Cross Bloodmobile stops in Mason City July 29 and 30 may save a child from the crippling effects of polio It may keep a fighting man from dying in the mountains in Korea Part of the blood collected here will be flown immediately to Ko rea for the use of wounded men The remainder will be processed Into gamma globulin medical most effective means for protection against the crippling that makes polio such a dreaded disease As the ravages of polio now pianifest themselves with the warmer weather thousands of doses of gamma globulin are be ing rushed by state health depart ments to affected areas for a frontal attack against this dis ease These at present include Montgomery Ala and other areas in the south Needed Hurt It isnt beyond the realm of pos sibility that someof that gamma globulin may be needed in this county W R Bill Wagner Bloodmobile chairman stated In a mighty effort to provide the means for fighting polio the Red Cross and the National Foun dation for Infantile Paralysis are cooperating in a project to pro vide a million doses of gamma globulin If this total is to be reached Wagner said Bloodmobile visits must get their full assignments The goal for the two days in Ma son City is 528 pints from 528 per sons The Bloodmobile will be at the YMCA on July 29 from 11 a m to p m coming here from Northwood where Worth County residents will be asked to donate on July 28 On July 30 the ap pointments at the YMCA will be from 9 a m to p m The schedule provides for 11 appoint ments every 15 minutes or 264 each day This will be the sixth visit of the Bloodmobile to Ccrro Gordo Coun ty In the 13 days it has been here on fivevisitf the Bloodmobile col lected a total of 2455 pints The last visit here was in March Age Limits In order to give blood a person must be in the age limits of 21 to 59 With the written consent of par ents donors from 18 to 21 years are accepted No consent is nec essary if the donor is married or is serving in the Armed Services A donor must weigh at least 110 pounds and have undergone no ma jor surgery blood or plasma trans fusions or had contact with jaun dice thepast six months and must not have had undulant or prolonged fever malaria or antimalarial drugs during the past two years In order to assure the collection of the needed blood every donor will be given definite appoint mentMembers of the VFW Aux iliary will begin telephoning per sons who have previously pledged to give MMB Persons desiring to give were urged by Chairman Wagner to call or write the county Red Cross of fice N an appointment Persons at Clear Lake may call Mrs Keith Raw telephone 363J With blood being used in the fight against infantile paralysis as well as on the Korean battlefield there is a double necessity that Cerro Gordo County do its share Wag ner stated Persons in surrounding counties where no Bloodmobile is scheduled for this summer are also invited to join in this effort he said v A BIT TOO Resales bamlerillcro didnt move quite fast enough to dodgethia ivutebuU at Tijuana Mex and as a result jjot tossed head over heels nnd suf ferctl a 10inch gash in his thigh The bull was drawn away before Resales was injured further Use of Trading Stamps Upheld DES District Judge C Edwin Moore Tuesday de clared Iowas 1909 enterprise law unconstitutional He barred the slateslaw enforcement officers from prosecuting firms operating trading stamp businesses in Iowa sJa his long Judge said Hint the gift law is enforced against trading stamp firms irreparable injurywill be caused Judge Moores ruling was the result of an action brought by Sperry Hutchinson Co New York N against lown Gen Leo Ilopgh and the states 90 county attorneys About TheWeather Mason City Partly anc cooler Tuesday night Jow 50 io 52 Fair and n 111110 warmer Wednesday high 83 to 85 Iowa Fair Tuesday night am Wednesday1 cooler north tnd west Tuesday night High Wed nesday 76 to82 north 80 to 86 south Minnesota Fair and pleasant through Wednesday Low Tues day 44rto 50 north 50 to 5G south jligh Wednesday 70 to 70 north 75 to 80 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum V 83 Minimum 58 At 8 am fi3 Precipitation 02 YEAR AGO Maximum 89 Minimum 58 Sperryvand Hutchinson Is a in o stamp operator in Iowa Hocgh hnd ordered the New York firm and eight other trading stamp firms to operation IT Iowa by June 8 or face prosecu lion under the Iowas gift enter prise law Sperry and Hutchinson was granted a temporary injunction early in June barring Us prosecu tion for failure to comply with Hocghs order That injunction was granted by District Judge Dring D Necclhnm Judge Moores order of Tuesday makes that actionpermanent sub ject to appeal to the higher courts Atty Gen Leo Hocgh already has made clear an appeal will be aken In his ruling Judge Mooro de clared if it is legal for one party lo offer premiums to customers it s also legal for that one party to contract with another party to the premiums for the first iavty May Be Ready to Answer UN Proposal Rhee Demanding Suitable Bid SEOUL Communists Tuesday called for a meeting Unison o f f i c o rs in Panmunjom Wednesday touching off specula lion they arc ready to answer a UN proixjsal to sign a truce whether or not South Korea ob jects The officers who normally ar range meetings of the fullarmis tice delegations will meet at noon 9 p ni CST Tuesday This new development came as an authoritative South Korean source said efforts to win Presi dent Syngman Rbec over to art armistice will fail Unless the US comes up with a new proposal satisfactory to Rhee In Recess Armistice negotiations hnvc been Jn recess since Juno 20 when Rhee freed some 27000 antiRed North Korean war prisoners Tho truce agreement reportedly was ready lo sign President Elsenhowers truce en voy Walter S Robertson did not meet with Rheo Tuesday third ttme in 12 days they have ribfc conferred Tho two may meet Wednesday The talks ara deadlocked of RheosV insistence that the agrceVtd resUmefiihting if a postarmisticb political conference fails to pro firbss toward peaceful unification of Korea withinthree months Hobcrtson reportedly has told Rheo the US never can meet such a demand One highly competent said Robertson tolcj Tltiee the US would stage n joint walkout with South Korea from a political con ference if the Communistsused talks to shield military operations Allies Break Up Commie Attacks SEOUL US and South Korean soldiers brbke a 2000mnn Chinese assault on the Western Front Tuesday and the Americans followed with a sur prise night attack to drive the last Reds off PorkchopRidge The valiant defenders of Pork chop antl Arrowhead Ridge foughfe 18 hours wjlh bayonets and rifle butts in ankledeep mud th a 6 clogged rifles and machineguns American footsloggers of tha LJS 7th Division annihilated a 1500mnn pincer assault at Pork chop then launched a counter attack under the glare of search ights and flares The shattered Reds fell back from the churned ip north slopes leaving behind odies of many comrades SAVED FROMPOLIO all over the country like ttiittte fellow can be saved a good many growingpains by gamma globulin inoculationstp helpfight the paralytic effect of polio as well as measles and jaundice GammaglobuHnisx de rived from blood donated to the Red Cross Bloodmobile comingto Mason City July 2930 ;