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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press mid United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copj MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 10 1953 This 1nuor Consists of Two Beria Arrested to No 234 ried as Traitor LEAVE FOR DROUGHT MEETINGPresident fiower poses on the ramp of his plane at National Airport in Washington D C before leaving for Amarillo Tex and a meeting with state governors from areas suffering from the drought With him left to right are Civil De fense Chief Val Peterson Agriculture Secretary Ezra Benson and Texas Sen Lyndon Johnson Said Pact SEOUL Korea and the United States have reached virtual agreement on a compromise armistice plan reliable sources SSJQ T President Syngman Rhce and Assistant Secretary of State Walter S Robertson were reported to have completed the main part of their conversation to remove South Korean opposition to a settlement of the 3yearold Korean War Sources close to the Rhee Robertson little truce talks said neither side got all it wanted and neither gave ironclad guarantees They have however reached talive basic agreement it was re ported Rhee had held out for a 3month time limit on a postarmistice po litical conference to unify Korea and a mutual security pact with the United States Sources said the agreement may not satisfy the Communists who were reported demanding that the United Nations use military force to hold Rhee in line Truce Session Meanwhile Allied and Commu nist negotiators met secretly for 29 minutes Thursday night then recessed untilFriday their efforts 15 Perish in Forest Fire WILLOWS Calif flash fire driven by a sweeping wind killed 15 firefighters in Mendocino National Forest Thursday night Bulldozers worked into the black ened seared area Friday and re covered all the bodies Thirteen of the dead were mem bers of the New Tribes Mission a U11L1 UIVH unons reliSous organization with Pacific to clear thefinal obstacles to hcadquarters near here Korean truce still bitterly opposed by South Korea There was no hint whether the toplevel delegations made prog toward signing an armistice They were in their camp at Fouts Rings in the mountains raining for missionary assignments in overseas jungles and mountains The missionaries went to work ress toward signing an armistice Lny missionaries went to work The Communist Pciping lnc fileiines under direction of said an armistice depends entireForcst Ranger Robert Powers Itr iirltnf 4 t i WHO lost1 b i 1 Hfo TVinv fin mi rrVif 4 ViAir ly upon whether the American side will effectively assume its respon sibilities The mildly worded broadcast advised the UN Com mand to take effective steps to make sure South Korea will ob serve an armistice Air Attacks On the battlcfronts waves otJGl bombladen American warplanes swarmed to the aid of Allied in fantry and artillerymen in the struggle for Porkchop Hill and Arrowhead Ridge in Western Ko rca Lowf yingjet fighter bombers flew more than 200 frontline mis sions iy early afternoon hurling tons of explosives and fiery jellied gasoline into Communist trenches which Allied shells and foot sol diers failed to knock out in four days of wild seesaw fighting who lost his life They thought they had the fire under control at 10 p in and sat down to eat their rations Within a few minutes Forest Ranger Charles Lafferty ran down to the circle of men He warned them to leave at once Nine men managed to escape lecson said by climbing the mountain to a fire trail and thence to Alder Springs Road But the winddriven explosive flames trapped the 15 as they ran toward safety They died Beria Is Doomed to Disgrace Struggle for Power Continues Change in High Command By EDDY GILMORE STOCKHOLM Sweden vrenty P Berias expulsion from the Communist party and Soviet government means that Premier Gcorgi Malenkov and perhaps feel strong enough or desperate enough to doom the supreme policeman to utter disgrace In this mighty struggle for Stalins power which does not necessarily appear to have end ed the sensational action against Beria was a natural development Just before I left Moscow bound for the US high mem bers of the party and govern ment on June 27 watched the premiere of a new opera at the Bolshoi Theater Oddly Berias name was not listed among those present Do you suppose that its al ready happened one Western diplomat asked me referring to what we nil expected in the power struggle the inevitable arrest of someone on top The coldeyed Beria has been damned by tUc most terrifying phrase of all in the Soviet lexi enemy of the party and people On lop of this he has been branded an international imperi alist agent a sickeningly fa miliar expression It seems certain that the Su preme Court which now has his case in its hands will give him the works Another mighty question of tho moment Has tho struggle for power been hailed with Berias disgrace Is someone else in Ihe hours before things al ways happen in Russia shortly before to bo ac cused of being an enemy of Ihc parly andpeople and an inter nalional imperialist ngonl Anything can happen in Rus sia Berias disgrace could very well be connected with the East Berlin and East Germ an up risings It is known in Moscow that he has had not only his finger but his whole arm in the bubbling German cauldron LAVRENTY BERIA Out SERGEI KRUGLOV Hos t Matthews Quits After Blast From Ike MATTHEWS SAME DATE flag means IraTflo death b past All About The Weather Mason City Continued fair and a little warmer through Saturday Low Friday night 57 to CO High Saturday 82 to 85 Iowa Fair and a little warmer Friday night and Saturday High Saturday 82 to 88 Minnesota Fair and warmer through Saturday High Satur day 76 to 82 north 80 to 86 south Globe Gazette weather data up to 8am Friday Maximum Minimum 45 At 8 am 70 Prober Cited Red Clergy WASHINGTON A vigorous 3last from President Eisenhower fired over the head of Sen Mc Carthy has blown J B Matthews out of the investigating job in which McCarthy had sought to keep him Alien to America the Presi dent said in obvious reference to the statement in a magazino article by Mat thews that 7000 Protestant cler gymen are the largest single group support ing the Cbmmu nist apparatus in this country McCarthy promptly a c cepted the resignation of Matthews whom he has called a star span gled American as executive staf director of the Senate Investiga tions Subcommittee which the Wis consin senator heads Admits Defeat Matthews acknowledged defeat vithin a few minutes after the White House made public Elsen idwers denunciation of his views He submitted his resignation as ixecutive staff director of McCar hys subcommittee with a defiant leclaration that his article in the American Mercury Magazine is factual and fuily docu nented He has emphasized that tic wrote that the vast majority of clergymen are loyal In cutting words Eisenhower had made public a message to a religious group declaring that I ully share its protest that Mat hews accusation was unjustified and deplorable Proposal Denied After a meeting of the subcom mittee Friday the members said McCarthy had suggested that latthews be permitted to come icforc them to discuss his state lent But Sen McClellan DArk aid the Democrats with the back ng of Sens Potter RMich and lundt RSD decided this would mount to an investigation of the lergy which they believed would lie outside their jurisdiction Another result of the session was that McCarthy won sole hiring and firing authority over the staff of the subcommittee AWOL Without Leadership NEW DEMO INNOVATION Democratic national committee is trying an innovation with its new pocket size monthly magazine by putting it on newstands Tho front cover above ribs President Eisenhower in four col ors The name of the publication was used for previous magazines New Convulsion in Russia Says Dulles Italy Rocked by Political Crisis ROME seriouspolitical crisis rocked Italy Friday and threatened to wreck the sevenyear reign of Aicide de Gasperi as premier The next 48 hours will be criti cal New general elections may result While De Gasperi battled to form his eighth straight government since 1945 the finy but powerful Rightwing Socialist Party opened a twoday Congress to decide whether to withdraw support from the 72yearold statesman who led Italy back from Fascism to de mocracy MURDER INDICTMENT WATERLOO WVA Black Hawk County grand jury has indicted Dr Frank C Haffa 71 on a charge of first degree murder for the fatal shooting June 6 of Arvie C Leeper 50 Waterloo painter WASHINGTON WtSecretary of llatc Dulles told a Big Three for eign ministers meeting Friday that he Soviet purge of L P Beria means that a new convulsion is under way in Russia Opening the first of a scries of alks with French Foreign Minister Bidault and the Acting British For eign Secretary Lord Salisbury Dulles declared that we meet at the time of great opportunity demonstrated by the Beria incident and also by the fact that behind the Iron curtain freedom is again Sn the air Dulles spoke shortly after the Slate Department had announced he has summoned Ambassador Charles E Bohlcn home for per sonal consultation on the ouster of the boss of the Soviet secret po lice The department said Bohlcn U S envoy o Moscow and a long time student of Soviet affairs foresaw and reported the prob able elimination of Beria several days ago Dulles said in a prepared state ment In East Berlin East Germany and other satellite areas the people arc moved by a new hope Within Russia Beria the leader and symbol of the police slate is himself put under arrest A new convulsion is under way The old system may remain and may continue to threaten but in herent weakness is disclosed Iowa Letter Carriers Pick Full Slate of Candidates Iowa rural letter carriers and auxiliary Friday nominated a fu slate of candidates for offices in the Iowa Rural Letter Carriers A sedation and the Ladies Auxiliary Election and installation of tho new officers will be held at Salu day mornings closing sessions of the 53rd annual convention Re Oak was nominated for the 1B51 convention city Red Oaks invitatio also will be voted upon Saturday Fridays program included a noon Pioneer Luncheon attended b more thim JOO carriers and their wives Each of Ihe carriers at 11 luncheon bad 25 or more years service as rural carriers Officers Nominated The Association nominated Glenn V Marsh Cednr Falls fo president Emery G Goodrich Clcghorn vice president Gerald E Faust Eorlvillc secretary and Ross E Waters Ml PJeasan treasurer The Auxiliary nominated Mrs George E Diotx Adtl for pfoa dent Mina Juffers LcMars vice president Coral Lenig Chariloi secretary and Lcona Bode treasurer The Association and Auxiliary heard W Earl Hall GlobeGa zette editor discuss Gommunlsir at the annual banquet Thursdaj night at Hotel Ilanford Hall who traveled throughou Europe after World War II tlis cussed the international sittiatioi in general but emphasized th current chaos brought about by tin freedomloving peoples in the So violenslaved countries as a clcai indication of crumbling Coin in u nism Appreciable Progress The Mason Cftyan told of appro ciabie progress made in buildinf up the military and economic strength of the free world parlicu arly Western Europe He ex pressed doubt that there would be a resurgence of Hitlerism or any other philosophy which calls for conquering the world through the neans of war Mr Hall closed his talk with the suggestion that the oniy way to guard against the development of another tyranny as bad as and nnybc worse than Communism is o extend enforceable law and or Jer to worldwide dimensions Other Speakers Other speakers included E H lahlcr Mason City postofftcc in spector and representing the U Poslofficc Department Henry t Pcndergraft Mason City pos master John Q Barnes DC Moincs Iowa superintendent c rural pay A W llaag Do Moincs former state superinlom cnt but now retired George L Patterson Association prcsiden and Mrs George E Dcitx Adc acting Auxiliary president Patterson and Mrs Dcitz intro ducctl the stale officers Lestc Dlestler Waverly was tons master and introduced the eve nings speakers The Rev Mary 0 Lee pastor of the Centra Lutheran Church gnvc the Jnvo ation and Charles Lehman Colo avc the benediction BULLETIN CARNOUSTIE Scotland A1 Ben Hogan golfs living legend won the British Open Champion ship on his first try Friday shooting a record 68 on tho last round for a 72hole score of 282 He had rounds of 737I7068 282 for the second lowest scoro in the tournaments history A T Tmvt TTLT yv TAvV SAVING ALIFE IN pint of vvholonjloodhelcl by the medical corpsman and being administered by the Army nurse is just one of the 2603499 pints donated during the current Red Cross blood program but it may mean this wounded soldiers very life To help provide this blood the Red Cross Bloodmobile will stop in Mason City July 20 and SO Donors have been asked to contact tho Red Cross for appointments v Attempt to Get Power in Russia Kruglov Gets No 2 Office By THOMAS P WHITNEY MOSCOW P Beria longtime head of Russias police forces and first deputy to Premier Ocovgl M Malonkov hasbeen fired from the Soviet government expelled from lie Communist par ly and turned over to his nations highest tribunal as a traitor The party newspaper Pravda de nounced him Friday as an agent of international imperialism and an enemy of the Communist party and the Soviet people A parly communique said Mai cnkov himself outlined the case against the 53yearold Beria at a recent meeting of Die party Central Committee His downfall left Malenkov with three deputy premiers Foreign Minister V M Mololov War Min ister Nikolai Bulganin and Laz arus M Kaganovich Stands Accused The party accused Beria oE criminal activities designed at suoverling the Soviet stale intho Interests of foreign capitalism and of lryrng lo put his Internal Af fairs Ministry higher than the government mil Communist party of the Soviet Union Prnyda said he had planned sc crotly to seize the leadership of the party and the country in order to restore capitalism In Western capitals nonCom munist observers speculated that Bcria was the first victim of the power struggle within tho Kremlin following Stalins death arid also Hint lie possibly was being made tho scapegoat for the recent East German uprisings and other unrest in the Soviet satellites Foreign Interests Tho charge that Beria acted in the interests of foreign Imperialism was viewed here as a clear refer ence to the recent riots in Berlin and the release of Norlli Korean prisoners of war by South Korean President Syngman Rheo The Russian press has charged that these events were related parts of a Western plan to prevent peace The government announced Scr i N Kruglov had been named internal affairs chief Me had lioaded the ministry until Stalins Icatli when it was combinedwith Berias Ministry of State Security and Beria took over Pravda gave these details of Qcrias offenses He advanced officials in his mhi stry on the basis of their personal oyalty lo him He put the brake by every means possible on decision of tha nosl important and urgent ques ions in the field of agricullure n order lo undermine tile collec ive farms and create difficulties n our countrys food supply Cites Subversion He tried to sow enmity be ween the peoples of the USSR md lo encourage nationalist ten Icncics in the individual Soviet re publics at the expense of ailSo viet unity He intentionally held up Hie re ilization of party and govern ment directives and in a series of cases attempted to distort them Pravda continued The incontrovertible facts show hat Beria lost tho character of a Communist that he became trans ormcd into n bourgeois degencr ite that he became in fact an igcnt of international imperialism This adventurer and hireling of orcign imperialist forces gave irtfo to plans for seizing the lead rsliip of the party and country miposes of wrecking our Commu list party and replacing the policy vorkcd put by the parly over many fours with a policy of capitulations vhich would lead in the end to a estoration of capitalism Norse Jet Rams C47 II Killed STAVANGER Norway UP Icven persons were killed Friday a Norwegian Thunderjet ghter plane rammed a United tales Air Force C47 transport ver nearby Sola Air Base Six passengers and four erew nen of the C47 and the pilot of ic Thunder jet were the victims ;