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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NMGHiORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 16 1953 This ConsliU Two Section OM 239 Recover Halt Big Allied Drive Communists Call Recess in Truce Talks PANMUNJOM Commu nists called Thursday for a recess until Saturday in the Korean armistice negotiations presum ably to consider a new Allied pro posal as speculation mounted that a break is near in the stale mated talks Authoritative quarters had pre dicted a showdown Thursday But the negotiators talked only for 24 minutes and then recessed until 2 pm Saturday There was no official hint what went on during the brief meeting which was delayed for 15 minutes while the UN Command delega tion awaited a hurried message from its base camp at Munsan But observers outside the weath ered conference hut noted that Allied interpreters held the floor most of the time to deliver three separate statements Communist Correspondent Alan Winnington of the London Daily Worker said the Reds asked for the recess suggesting that the Communists planned to relay a new U N proposal to headquar ters for an answer Gen Mark Clark the UN com mander flew to SeouLfrom Tokyo Thursday and accused the Reds of Troika Club Fined The Troika Inc 1201 25th N W Thursday paid a fine and costs for illegal possession of liquor The operators George and Deno Kara mitros pleaded guilty to a county attorneys information before Dis trict Judge M H Kepler Judge Keplers sentencing pro vided that the 31 bottles of liquor and other beverages some of them partly emptied and miscellaneous bar equipment be turned over to Sheriff Cal Dwan to be destroyed The night club was raided on the night of April 10 by Mason City police and state agents About The Weather Mason City Fair to partly cloudy through Friday with a chance of showers Iowa Fair north partly cloudy south Minnesota Generally fair with no decided change in temperature Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 85 Minimum 62 At 8 am 74 YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 58 violating the scciecy which shrouds the armistice talks Clark told newsmen a Peiping radio report that Allied delegates staged a walkout at Wednesdays negotiating session violated the executive nature of the truce ses sions Clark talked for 50 minutes with South Korean President Syngman Rhee There was no announcement of what was discussed but in formed sources said the two talked of the truce talks at Pannumjom and the massive Communist attack on the eastcentral front Prime Minister Paik Too Chin and Defense Minister Sohn Won II sat in on the meeting Clark also conferred with Gen Maxwell D Taylor 8thArmy com mander on the military situation Clarks sudden arrival height ened speculation that a crisis of some sort was impending at Pan munjom Efforts to wrap up the final de tails of a truce apparently have been stalled by Communist de mands for ironclad guarantees that South Korea would honor a truce and for the recapture of 27 000 antiCommunist Korean pris oners freed on orders of President Rhee last month Red newsman WinnihgUm has Lold Western correspondents that the Communists are not satisfied with results of conferences be tween Rhee and U Struce envoy Walter Robertson Assistant Secretary of Stale Robertson arrived in Washington Wednesday after more than two weeks of secret talks with Rhee in Seoul He was closeted for 40 min utes with President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and afterward he told newsmen an armistice in Korea now is strictly up to the Reds Check Story of Hitchhiker About Murder Cerro Gordo County officers Thursday were continuing an in vestigation in the robbery of a Minneapolis salesman near Rock well Wednesday noon by a youthful i vrli NEWSENAtOR SAYS HELL Democratic Carolina Alton Lennon announceshe has fcomi mittee arid will He says he doesnt agree with the tactics now used and will tryto changethem McCarthy Buries the Hatchet Asks Demos to Return to Committee WASHINGTON McCar thy RWis sent a letsburythe hatchet letter Thursday to the three Democrats who angrily re signed last week from the Senate investigations subcommittee he heads The door is open for your re turn the letter said Saying he was writing with the approval of the three other Repub lican members McCarthy de clared I want to assure you that if you have changes to suggest in our methods of operation we shall be happy to sit down around the com mittee table to discuss your view points with you and to consider your suggestions and recommen dations Senators McCIellan D Symington DMo and Henry Jackson DWash quit the sub committee after the four Republi can members voted to give Mc Carthy sole power to hire and fire staff employes In revolt against what they called oneman rule the Democrats said they could not accept the respon sibility without any authority McCarthys letter however min imized the authority conferred on him He wrote the Democrats I sincerely hope you will not permit such differences of opinion among us on of our house keeping to cause you not to con tinue the service which you have been rendering the country The walkout over vesting Mc Carthy with complete control over subcommittee staff personnel came hard on the heels of a controversy over a magazine article written by J B Mathews NEW STATION FAIRFIELD J D Mortwedt of Radio Station KFAD fcis announced the station will go Ml the air commercially Sunday Now Dont Get Mad Flies TOKYO town of Hiro near Hiroshima launched a flyextermination campaign Thursday In the presence of Mayor J Suzukiand highranking officials from the Hiroshima prefecture government a blackrobed Buddhistpriest intoned Dearflies we always wish to live amicably with all creatures in this world It is therefore really to be regretted that you do nothing but harm to manand that we have in consequence to ex terminate you to the last member of your species flies have no rancour against us for killing you but accept in manly fashion the inevitable consequence of yourbeing born in this world asflies Another Red Chief Ousted in Ukraine as Communist Purge Keeps Mushrooming BERLIN Communists announced a shakeup in the Soviet Ukraine Thursday in the mushrooming purge of security and justice officials in the USSK and in restive East Germany In the third Communist shakeup in the last days Moscow Radio an nounced the appointment of Timofiy A Strokach as interior minister of the Ukrainian Itepub biggest of the 16 in the Authorities were checking a murder story that Herb Ander son 52 a feed salesman lold them Anderson quoted the youth as say ing that pbliceishouldnot be noti fied for 12 hours because I com mitted a murder inNcirth Dakota andiI dont want any other charge against me in Iowa Anderson picked the youth up at Albert Lea Minn He said the teen ager pulled a gun on him as they were traveling south on Highway 65 near Rockwell Anderson said the youth forced him to four miles on a gravel road where Anderson was forced out of the car He said the youth took his billfold containing and some change The bandit threw Andersons billfold back He missed which was in an inside compartment The youth gave Anderson for spend ing money keeping the other and change Anderson described the youth as about 17 slim 6 feet tall with dark eyes wearing khaki pants arid a flowered shirt Anderson said the car was a 1951 twodoor black Soviet Union and long reported to be a hotbed of nationalist resent ment against Kremlin dictates Fechner Purged Wednesday night East Ger manys puppet government an nounced it had purged Max Fech ner minister of justice as an enemy of the republic charge punishable by death in Fechners place the Reds namec Red Hilde Benjamin a jurist with a reputation for deal ing mercilessly agairis 1200 Expected for State Amyets Convention Here An estimated 1200 members of the Iowa Department of Amvets and the Womens Auxiliary are expected to attend the 3day state convention in Mason City beginning Friday The convention swill open at 2 pm Friday at Hotel Han Passage of Profits Tax Big Victory WASHINGTON Passage of the excess profits tax bill gave President Eisenhower a vic tory Thursday legislative test in the yet for toughest his six monthold administration The measure needed only Mr Eisenhowers signature to renew the 1950 excess profits levy which expired June 30 for six months until Dec 31 It was a major item in the administrations budget pro gram The Senate shouted approval of the bill late Wednesday and sent it to the White House The usually slow moving upper chamber com pleted action after only four hours of debate and only five days after the measure finished its bumpy course through the House with welcoming ad dresses by Mayor Howard Bruce and Gov William Beards Icy and a speech by Earl Hall GlobeGazette editor The annual stag party is set at 8 p m at the Amvet Club Saturday will be highlighted by business sessions and the annual parade through the business dis trict at pm Marshall E Mil ler Champaign 111 national Am vet commander will be the main speaker at the pm banquet Miss Iowa Amvet for 1953 will be announced at the banquet Election of officers will head line the final business meetings Sunday Robert Douglas Mason City is retiring department com mander Syblc Kroma Shell Rock presi dent of the Auxiliary will be in charge of the womens activities Miss Darlinc Gordon Clinton na tional Amvet Auxiliary president will address the group Friday at pm at Hotel Hanford BUS DRIVERS STRIKE COLUMBUS Ohio WVBus driv ers Thursday struck the Columbus Transit Co leaving capital city of 375000 without Us main means of public trnsportation Chevrolet with plates 409155 Minnesota license BULLETIN WASHINGTON ap propriations subcommittee was reported Thursday to have agreed on a cut in the funds President Eistnhow er asked for foreign aid of Lavrerity P BeriaHhC former Soviet police boss and apparently results from that act The officials affected are those dealing with law enforcement or internal sc the task of keeping the people in line The ousting of Fechner a Social 1st turned Communist seven yean ago came 12 hours after Moscov Radio had announced thevpurgini of one of Bcrias top lieutenant in the Soviet Republic of Georgia He was Minister of State Security Vladimir G Dekanozov T h broadcast said he was cxpeile from the party Presumably he al so lost his government job Always a Headache The Soviet Ukraine has alway been a headache for the men in the drivers seat in Moscow It i a rich grainproducing area anc vital to the Soviet economy When Hitlers troops overran the Ukraine in the last war manj Ukrainians reportedly welcomed them at first as deliverers from Communist tyranny It was the second recent shake up in the Ukraine Last month Communist party chieftain Leonid Mclnikov was fired for going too far in attempts to Russianize the Ukraine Presumably Beria had hand in that shakeup URGES INVESTIGATION Clare Hotf 77yearold Michigan Republican and chairman of the House Government Operations committee says he plans to open battle to curb investigating urges of his colleagues Hoffman is shown talking to a reporter V ifYM 45000 UN Troops in Attack Biggest Assault in Two Years SEOUL Korea UP South Korean and Amor loan forcei jumped off in a surprise counter offensive against 80000 Chinese oa the flaming Central Front Thurs day and gouged out a onemila gain before the Reds could bring up tanks and launch a now attack of thoir own Three South Korean divisions around 45000 mon attacked in the Red bulge southeast of Kumhwa and drove toward the Pukhan Illvcr lino where Iho Redsi were believed to have massed their greatest strength of men and heavy guns Support American tanks planes andar Ullery supported the RKO drive greatest in two the big guns and pianos knocked out five Red tanks and damaged two others As the Reds recovered from surprise an estimated divi sion of Chinese hurled itself at ROK positions east of Sniper NAMED AP WIropliota UNITED STATES Myrna Hansen tin 18yearoldChicago blond carrying t h e colors of Miss Illinois beamsafter her selection United States alLong Beach Calif She will be Americas representa tive in theMissUniverse contest Queries Trained People Benson Says Farm Programs in Trouble ofAgriculture Benaon said Thursday the besfcirmned professional people in agri culture agree that present farm programs are headed for serious trouble He said he had found in a personal survey thesepeople believe the grams need major overhaul lug Benson said he had written 60 farm leaders at agricultural col leges directors of research insti tutions and io other leaders in farming affairs without regard to political affiliations asking their views on farm programs particu larly government price supports the secretary estimated involved views of per haps rc9d hc said that future farm programs should be tailored to the needs of e a c h specific product rather than attempt to force all commodities into the same kind of program i With the exception of tobacco and possibly cotton Bensonsaid it was generally thought that re stricted production was not the an swer Benson said the responses gen erally but not unanimously pre ferred flexible farm price supports over the present system of rigid high supports The secretary him self has criticized high supports on the grounds that they not build markets but invite competi tion of substitutes and hamper needed adjustments in farm pro duction SAME DATE Blick dttl Im ynit 24 hnnriO Hormel Buys Tobin Plant at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE the Fort Dodge pork slaughtering and processing facilities of the Tobin Packing Co by Geo H Hor mel Co of Austin Minn was announced hereThursday by H H Corey president of t h e Hormel company and Frederick M Tobin president of the Tobin firm Effective July 25 The purchase and transfer of all Fort Dodge property pf company includingrmeat and stor age will be effective July 25 The price was not disclosed Also included in the Hormel ac quisition are hog buying stations at points outside of Fort Dodge 1 The Hormel company will take over the organization as well as the Tobin property AH employes including salesmen will be offered employmentby the Hormel com pany The Fort Dodge plant has nearly 1000 employes Two men from the Hormel home office in Austin have been assigned to the Fort Dodge operation They are O L Marquesen manager and E C Alsakcr office manager NotBMf Kill Thesale docs not include the Esthervllle beef kill plant of the Tobincompany Tobin built its Fort Dodge plant in 1934 and has operated it con tinuously since then Its main plants are at Albany and Roches ter NY with headquarters at Rochester and west oE tho NamDae River in the old Iron Triangle area pre viously untouched in the present offensive i Four Red battalions hit the South Korean positions at dusk with another fourestimated to be moving in behind the striking force fire in creased in intensity until whole sliwk with jfoesound of the massed big guns United Press Correspondent At Kaff reported the valleys were misty with the acrid smoke of roaring giins Gen lrtark W supremf United Nations to the front for an inspection along with 8lh Army Commander GenMaxwell DTaylor In the air war American Sabre jcls shot down three Russianmada MIG jet fighters One kill was credited Lowell K Brue land Callendar la The Chinese desperately threvr in 16 T34tanks in ah attempt to halt the Allied advance on the 20 mile Central Front 2nd Lt James J Sullivan McKoosport Pai a Mosquito pilot and his observer Sgt 1st Class Robert L Barley of Dayton 0 spotted the Russianmade tanks Thcrb were two columns coin ing down the road on the east central sector Sullivan said Tho first tank in the group was hit by artillery which stopped the group I called in four Marine Skyraiders and at the same time we marked tho tanks with smoka flares The skyraidcrs dropped 1000 pound bombs and 24 250pound bombs and destroyed three tanks anddamaged one I spotted two more that had gone under camou flage and the Skyraiders bombed one into the river and damaged a second High Exploslvtc Fifth Air Force said 431 war planes had dropped more than 1000000 pounds of high explosives into the midst of the slowly retreating Reds Other fighterbombers swarmed into North Korea to knock but bridges on the supply lines along the Chongchon River and hit troop buildups reinforcements tanks and vehicles Sabrejets guarding the fighlee bombers damaged two MIGs in aerial battles over MIG alley where a Russianmade jet had been shot down earlier in the day Gen Mark W Clark supreme United Nations commander and Eighth Army Commander Gen Maxwell D Taylor flew to the Darning front to confer with Allied generals and to direct the offen sive Americans and South Koreans both weary of struggling for hills in the static war of the past two years welcomed the change of pace as they tore into Com munistheld territory at dawn Throw Back The drive was aimed at throw ing back 80000 Chinese who plunged up to three miles into a 20mile stretch of UN lines two days ago Communist Chinese had pushed the Allied line open like a door with the hinge northeast ot Kumwha ;