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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S N E I G H O R S HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cenls a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 21 1953 Bishop Tells Group to Admit Injustices Conalid of Two One N0 High Court Ends Oleo Injunction Imprint Must Appear Again DES MOINES lowt SupremoCourt Tuesday set aside a temporary injunction granted in Polk County District Court which has prevented the state from en forcing the imprint section o Iowas new colored oleo law The high court took jurisdiction of the case by permitting Alty Gen Leo A Hoegh to file a direct appeal from the granting of the temporary injunction Four Times The imprint section of the oleo law requires that the word oleo be stamped at least four times on each segment of colored oleo Last Friday the attorney gen erals office asked the court to sel aside the restraining order until a final decision can be made on whether the imprint section is legal The injunction was obtained July 6 from Polk County District Judge Dring Needham by Kent Product Inc a Kansas City margarine processor and by Don Skelton Des Moines grocer No Equipment1 Attorneys for the Kent company and Skeiton contended that small oleo manufacturers were unable to obtain equipment to stamp oleo as required by law They alsoar gued that grocers throughout Iowa would face possible prosecution if unstamped oleo was found on their shelves The Supreme Court stayed all proceedings before Judge Need ham pending the states direct ap peal It directed that all prepa rations should be completed for arguing the case within GO days The order was signed by Chief Justice Norman R Hays BRITISH HOPEFUL LONDON Prime Min ister Richard Butler said Tuesday the British government has every reason to hope a Korean armistice agreement can be signed without further delay rAII About The Weather Mason City Fair and a little cooler Tuesday night and Wednesday Iowa Clearing Tuesday night Wednesday generally fair Minnesota Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday GlobeGazcUe weather data up to S am Tuesday Maximum 89 Minimum G7 At 8 am 70 Precipitation 49 YEAR AGO Maximum 87 Minimum 62 Wircphbto NOT ANOTHER was once a happy carefree dog That was before he met a couple of automobiles headon Last Thursday a car broke his left leg Monday while out for a daily hobble wham another car an other broken leg Floete Is Nominated by President WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower Tuesday nominated two men to be assistant secretaries of first of six new assistants lo be named under the Defense Department reorganiza tion plan Nominated were Franklin G Floete of Des Moines Iowa a re tired business man and Dr Mel Still Opposed DES MOINESJames P Irish Polk County Republican chair man who opposed the nomina tion of Franklin G Floete said Tuesday that my attitude has not changed But Ive had my say vin A Casbcrg of St Louis Mo who has been serving as an as sistant to Secretary of Defense Wilson in charge of the depart ments health and medical pro gram The presidential reorganizatioi plan which Congress recently ap proved provides for six new as sistant secretaries of defense There was no immediate indication vhen Eiseniiower will name the other four Floete 64 is a World War I Army veteran He retired from business in 1952 From 1941 until he retired Floete owned and operated the Iowa Fore Tractor Co Previously he had een president of Wood Brothers Construction Co and the Lancaster of Lincoln Neb Appears at Hearing of Investigators WASHINGTON Bishop G Bromley Oxnam told the Hous UnAmerican Activities Committe Tuesday it should frankly adm its inaccuracies and misrepresen tations about him And he called on the committee m a statement prepared for hearing which he requested t halt the practice of releasing un verified andunevaluated materia for which the committee accept no responsibility False Witness We cannot beat down the Com munist menace by bearing fals witness against fellow Americans the Methodist churchman said The Communists want a divide America an America whose cih zens are suspiciousof each other an America without trust a America open lo infiltration I believe this committee wil wish to end a practice that play into Communist hands The committee some of wiios members have been critical of th bishop announced in advance o Ihe televised session that he woulc be permitted to read a 15minut opening statement without inter ruption an unusual waiver o its rules Ihave requested opportunity to appear voluntarily to secure redress for the damage done me jy the release of information in the files oC this committee Bishop Oxnam said I deeply ap preciate the grant of this privi lege Some False Such releases made at various times for a period nearly seven years have contained material some of which is false and some of which is true but all preparec in a way capable of creating the impression that I have been and am sympathetic lo Communism and therefore subversive I have been actively opposei to Communism all my life I hav never been a member of the Com munist party My opposition t Communism is a matter of publi record in books numerous articles addresses and sermons The churchman also asked Rep Donald LJackson RCalif t apologize on the floor of the Hous for his unprecedented and untru statements made there concernin me If Jackson does so Oxnam said I will be the first to shake hand with him and to call the inciden Serves Reds The Californian in a House speech last March 17 assailed the bishop as a man who served Goc onSunday and the Communis front for the balance of the week Jackson also made references to the committees files on Oxnam and said they mirrored a record of aid and comfort to the Commu nist front Oxnam said Jackson drew from the committees files a conclusion hat he held Communist sympa hies DIRECT Army truck and its contents smoke alter a direct hit on a mortar position on the east centra Korean front during the fighting Tires have already been burned off the vehicle which will provide no further transportation Soviets Give Food Promise BERLIN Russia coun ercd Americas food offer to East Germany Tuesday with the prom se of million dollars in extra victuals and cotton for the hungry if was a tradenot lid proposition payable in manu actured goods The Russian agreement an ex ension of a previous East German Soviet trade deal was made public ust one day after President Eisen hower renewed a old U S Dffer to send 15 million dollars vorth of American food to Ger manys Soviet zone with no strings attached The East German Communist ovenimcnt and Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov had angrily the American offer as a propaganda maneuver and said he East Germans didnt need food elief The Communists announced the teppedup Russian shipments vould include 7000 more tons of otton and 82000 more tons of food tons of butter 8500 ons of fats 10000 tons of vcge able oil 15000 Ions of seed oils 0000 tons of meat and 1500 tons f cheese REAL Miss Elaine Broderick 18 n pears in district court in Milwaukee on a disorderly con duct charge with initials branded into her arms No tor ture victim she told the court the initials were burned in with a match and are the latest thing if you want to be real crazy Judge Neelen digs very little bop or dered her held for a mental test Political Pot Boils Half of Legislature to Be at Lake Stag over half of the Iowa legislators have accepted invitations to opening night of the 195354 po litical season The annual stag party of the Association foi the Preservation of Clear Lake is scheduled Friday evening The guest list passed 100 mark Tuesday according o Lawrence Bless in charge o hc invitations The ist is headec jy the State Conservation Com mission in whose honor the partj s given It also includes the Gov ernor and his official family and he members of the House anc Senate Traditionally the political po starts boiling at the stag which is icld on the lawn of the Theodore Wolfram home here This year vill be no exception Candidates for governor will be here in force William Lyrics Wav speaker of the House and the inly announced candidate for Gov rnor has accepted So has Lt Jov Leo Elthon Fertile who lias dmilted lieis considering enter ng the race William H Nicholas Mason City Iso plans to attend despite being ncapacitated from injuries in an uto accident several weeks ago Vhether or not he enters the guber alorial race may depend on his ealth and how the political winds low this weekend Among others expected are Dud Weible Forest City pastcom mander of the Iowa American Le ion Senator Al Doud Douds and ienneth Evans Emerson former eutenant governor all of whom ave been mentioned as possibili ies in the race Gov William S Bcardsley will ot be at the party arriving Salur ay for the first of the two Gover ors Days at Clear Lake US Senator Bourke B Ilickcn ooper hopes to fly out from Wasli ngton DC despite Congress still eing in session If he misses this ag it will be the first as attended all of the previous The stag gels under way at 6 m on the Wolfram lawn It in udes a famous buffet supper prc arcd and served by the Ventura adks in the Town Hall CZECHS PROTEST VIENNA Austria iff Prague adio said Tuesday the Czccho ovak government has protcsled gainst the dispatch of balloons ver Czech territory carrying pro agandn leaflcls British Nab Six as Spies BONN Germany iffi Britisl authorities announced Tuesday the arrest of six Germans oncharges of spying for the Soviet Union Two of those arrested were women One of the women worked until recently as an operator in a Brit ish military telephone exchange the announcement from the British Jligh Commission said The four men in the alleged espionage group included a former Germanair force lieutenant He vas described as a member of the torn munist Parly for twoyears Four of the arrested Germans come from Brunswick1 The re naming two lived in theLucne urg Heath area where the Brit sh have large military installa ions airports and troop concen rations The Germans werenabbed by 9 No until British authorities on July announcement was made Tuesday Rh Blc FROM THE WIRE SERVICES PANMUNJOMNcw rumblings of opposition came from South Korea Tuesday ns Allied and Com munist staff and liaison officers put finishing touches on a Korean armistice All signs pointed to n ceasefire within the but there wns no indication just when the historic signing woulc come One group of staff officers nut the Unison officers recessed with out scheduling further meetings A second team of staff officers reportedly revising the triice lino across Korea worked on Into the night The meeting broke up at pm and the officers schcdtilec Must Legislation Faces Rough Going WASHINGTON n promise of Democratic co operation some major proposals on a schedule of adminis tration must bills appeared certain Tuesday to face rough going in Congress Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas the Democratic leader said in ai Dulles Says Information Program OK interview that Senate Demo crats will do every thing wo cai lo sco that the Presidents inusl legislation receives considcralloi in this session Postal Rates But it was evident that Johnso shared with some of his colleague a belief that President Eisenhowc will be extraordinarily lucky t get approval of postal rate in creases or admission of 24000 European refugees in time for an Aug l adjournment Sen Knowland of California act ing Republican leader said Con gross will stay around after th adjournment target of Aug 1 1 necessary to get must bill through But he and other Repub iican leaders seemingly have ru desire to go through any lengthj wrangle over legislation Ten major appropriations bills still must be cleared before Con gress can adjourn and that alono will take a good blt of time in the 11 working days until Aug I The proposed increase in postu rates added to the administration 1st after a conference of GOP leaders with Eisenhower Monday seems likely to cause longthj bickering if pressed Knowland ha said it will be considered by thi Senate only if the House approve it first House committee hearing are likely to continue through thi week Talk Long Time Sen McCarran DNcv has saic he and others will talk for a Ion time against a bill to permit th special immigration of 220OOC European refugees and others in the next three years This measure already has been compromised from the 240000 ad missions in two years requcste by Eisenhower A request for presidential author Hy to send surplus foods to for eign countries in emergencies als is in for a thorough overhauling Democrats are insisting that thi authority be limited as to extcn and time with strict provision against dumping Both Houses already have passed a oneyear extension of the Rcci procal Trndo Agreements Act an other of the administration must measures But conferee ire stuck on a House provision to ncrease the membership of the Tariff Commission from 6 to 7 anc ive he GOP a majority SAME Black flaf meaui trfflo dtth In put 21 honrii WomanWho Offers to Sell Eye for Has Taker KNOX CITY Tex vife who offered to sell one of her eyes for found a buyer Tuesday a man willing to gamble ash for a chance for normal sight The 28yearold woman ran a advertisement in the Wichita Falls Tex RecordNews ast Friday offering to sell an eye o provide security for her fam ly Frank Benbow a retired Wich ta Kan contractor vacationing n Cascade Colo said he had de ided to accept the offer after talk ng with his doctor Bcnbows offer was the first I lost my left eye in xnv said I dont know whether an operation to replace my eye would work but I think it would be worth a try He said his right eye was failing and he could no longer read He Jbst his left eye w h e n he was breaking o wire lo free a mule The wire snapped and pierced his eye WASHINGTON UBS c c re t nrj Dullessaid Tuesday the State De partments overseas uiformntiol program has done a splendid job on the whole and he greatly hopes Congress will not sharply curlai its funds ns Sen McCarthy R Wis has intimated 11 may Dulles commented a n c w s conference on the blast McCarthy loosed Monday at Dr Robert L Johnson outgoing hend of the In ternhtional Information Admlnis tration McCarthy took Johnson to task in a letter for criticizing a stuff member of the Senate Investiga tions Subcommittee and hinted at drastic cuts in appropriations for No UN Discussion WASHINGTON WSecrclnryV State Dulles Tuesday gave notice that the United Stales would refuse to discuss the admissionof Com munist China lo the United Na tions at the prospective Korean political conference Dulles told a news conference he did not think this question be appropriate to bring before the conference which is scheduled lo follow 90 days alter nn armistice It was the administrations first definite stand onthis issue the leaving It not one cent to spend In addition to heading the in vestigations group McCarthy is a member of the Senate Appropda tions Committee The senator arid Johnson have been at odds over policy as to what books should be allowed in the US overseas libraries These are reading rooms operated in foreign countries by the HA McCarthy contends any book by a Communist or fellow traveller should be bnnncd Johnson holds hat the test should be what the book says and whether it would serve US purposes to have it in the who wrote it another s c s s t o n for 10 am Wednesday But meanwhile South Forcign Minister Pyun Yung Tai toUls newsmen this government might change Us altitude ot nob obstructing a triico unless it gels prompt assurances from Washing ton that Korea will be unified He said South Korea also wants guarantees f rain the United Stales on how to slop possible new Red aggression At the truce site a swarm of North Korean arid Chtneso work men hurried to complete a build ing where the truce will be signed On Sunday Iho Reds announced their decision to go ahead with a truce They made public a list of BULLETIN PANMUNJOM Korea Wdnj day UP The United States today sent a new communication to South Koreas disgruntled Pretident Syngman in bid to lift his minute threat to balk the signing of a Korean armistice assurances by theUN Command Dint President Syngman Rhces government and troops would abide by nn armistice No Comment Rhec himself has made no pub lie comment on Iho Communist statement Thestatement revealing por tions of secret Panmunjom meet ings disclosed the UN Command promised not to support any ag gressive nclion by South Korean forces aftcia truce Meantime fighting along the Ko rean front dwindled into two un successful Communist assaults as truce map makers tried to plot a stableconscfhc line The Chinese offensive is over a highranking South Korean of ficer told UniteO Tress Correspon dent Warren Miller nt Iho front A single Chinese battalion struck southeast of Lookout Mountain near the junction of lha Kunisong and Pukhan rivers bofbrc midnight but South Koreans repulsed the thrust after almost two hours of fighting Abortive Assault In the other abortiveassault two Red companies crossedthe Kum song and hlta South Korean posi tion oh the south bank The ROKs drove them back across the river Enemy casualties for the 24 hour period ending at B pm Monday were estimated at 1590 killed and 000 wounded total of The Chinese attacks were re garded as final efforts to grab more property before staff officers at Panmunjom druw the cease fire line and set up n 2WmJlebuf fer zone separating the two armies The Reds most importantprop erly grab of the new week was tha japture of EastBerlin and Berlin outposts on the Western Front Only 14 of n group of 30 to 60 Ma rine defenders survived Taught to Stay United Press Correspondent Frederick C Painton reported Vom the western sector that the Marines who remained on the out losts had died or been captured because they had been taught to lay and fight Painton said three generals after considerable debate decided the utposts werent worth recaplur ng Tho hills were just pfp qucaks a colonel said The woman who preferred that her identity not be disclosed said the family had been straggling for funds all her married life She said she hoped to get to pay off about in debts and move the family to Alaska for a fresh start She and her welder husband have three children with a fourth on the way They Jive on a farm FLOOD debris on swift and muddy flood wutera of Kii Peninsula inJapan piles up against these abandoned homes in the Arita River Valley scene is typical of many such villages ravished by floods ;