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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1952, Mason City, Iowa t North owos Doily Newspaper Edited for Uw i MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MA ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I G H I O K S VOL LVIil Associated Frewand United Press FullLease Wires Five Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 30 HOME EDITION MASON CJTY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday V j if This ConilsU ot Two One Force WASHINGTON Wi The Air Force says its still checking into flying saucer reports but its cer tain of one thing the saucers whatever they dont seem to be a menace to the United States Most of the sightings traced to datehave turned out to be natural phenomena A flurry of reports that scores of unidentified objects had been spotted by radar in the Washing ton area during the past 10 days led the Air Force to call a special news conference Tuesday night to tell what it or of the saucers The official Air Force conclusion About onefifth of the sighting rej ports are from credible observ ers of relatively incredible things we keep on being concerned about ihem Of the onefifth for which there is no explanation Maj Gen John A Samford intelligencedirector said No pattern has ever been found that reveals anything remotely liki a purpose or consistency that can in any way be associated with any menace to the United States Samford is one of the Air Forces two top experts on saucers The other is Maj Gen Roger Ramey director of operations Both at tended the conference Samford and Ramey announced that since 1947 the Air Force has analyzed about 2000 reports of sightings of strange objects in the sky The bulk ofthese after cross checking have been reasonably well identified as the product of friendly aircraft out and out hoaxes or electrical or meteoro logical phenomena All American Airways which says its pilots have yet to see a saucer despite flying millions of asked all flight personnel to carry cameras on flights over its routes in seven mid AUaniic states just iiArase TheAir Force experts said Tues daythat some of the reports of fly ing saucers admittedly have stemmed from the firing of rockets guidedmissilesand oth er defense research work bul not in the Washington area None of this work is being done near the capital Samford said Some of the unidentified objects show up distinctly on radar sets Early Tuesday for example the Civil Aeronautics Administration at WashingtonNational Airport re ported strange objects on its radaV screeiiTdols which normally would represent airplanes moving Whatever They Menace L t v I1 jw i 11 l L it N J i i i i i Grow Iowa Native Is Convicted Let Commies Take His War Diary FT MEADE Md The Amer ican general who was reported by the Russians to kept a diary advocating a hitemfirst war with the Soviet Union has been con victed of letting his diary fall into Communist hands Technically Maj Gen Robert W Grow was found guilty by a court martial Tuesday of two of fenses Jotting down military se crets in his personal diary and fail ing to safeguard classified into Reprimand He was sentenced to a reprimand which count against future promotion and suspension from command for six months Maxi mum penalty would have been five years confinement discharge and forfeiture of pay and allowances The hushhush weeklong trial before eight gcneials was so se ciet that even now the actual evi dence against Giow 57 year old hero of two world wars has not been made public Newsmen were even t forbidden to contact those involved VeiUd in What his diary really contained also is veiled in secrecy But if propaganda Russia poured out last jear to bolster warmongenng charges against the United States is the diary said in part War As soon as possible Now The time is ripe for a blow this year We must learn that in this war it is fair to hit below the belt We must understand that this war is total war and is fought with all weapons This is the story behind the court martial Born in Sibley Early last year Grow who was born in Sibley la was a military attache at the U S embassy in Moscow He went to Frankfurt Germany on official business While there a Russian spy al legedly crept into his room during his absence stole his diary photo graphed it and then returned it The Soviet agent turned photo graphic copies of thj diary over to Richard Squires described as a British writer who used them in a book entitled On the Path to War Russia used the book as ammuni tion for a propaganda barrage hammering home the Communist heme that the U S wanted war Cancel Austin Barrow Show ST PAUL Minn of a hog disease known as vesicu lar exanthema resulted Wednesday in a through the sky for prcdny break period almost fivehours racUir units in ho area failed to pick up the objects how ever No visual sightings were re ported An uirllner following ra dio instructions froiyi he ground radarflew through one of the ob ns seen on the screen with out encountering anything After the piano moved on tho object re appeared on the radar screen It is not unusual for rudnr to pick up strange tilings Samford said llain squalls pilots some times use radar to avoid thunder birds water surf spray Tho two generals that the hot wcnlhcr ofrecent weeks well might be related to tho current outbreak of saucer reports They snil that n temperature In layer of nir over cool niny bo suffi cient lo deflect radar waves and cause a falseresponse on a radar set Temperature inversions con oc cur in perfectly clear skies Snm ford said such nn inversion presentin tho Wushinglon nron early last Sunday when n dozen unidentified objects appeared oii radarscreensboth Wash ington National Airport and near by Andrews Air Base And radar itself is not perfect officials said It be tricked VMnny strongradar sightings have fizzled out and many inter ceptor planeshnvo been scram bled sent aloft on such reports during World War II and since Stanford said About 60 per c6nt Of tho strange objectsinthosky reports to date have tists nnd technicalexperts among per cent from military pilots nnd 8 per cent from civilian airline pilots experienced airmen nil It is significant Samford added rl Mil that although astronomers graph the sky constantly there Is an absence reports from thorn and from1 the observatories Samtord said the Air Force is contemplating using veloped Schmidt camera telescope which can photograph ISOde gree area of sky on one plate the air technical intelligence cen ter at checks saju cer reports along with its other buying 200 cameras of tjMi type astronomers use to determine the composition of Samford said those cameras will bo distributed lo persons who might hnve aii opportunity to report WIrephoto LOOKING FOR SAUCERS IN THE Watching a radar scope Wednesday at Na tional Airport in Washington D Q are airway operation specialists of the CAA It was here n that nwsterious flying corded 6ver thenationsrcapital i T II Saucera leapinglights ere re Theyre at It Again West Virginia Has t Real Shootin Feud BLUEFIELD W the law cause theyre at it again cried a youngster with buckshot in the seat of his pants They better stop this shbotin so a man cap get o a n Ji T some sleep Hollow complained another resident of nearby Lamar reflected thesentiments of folks in the Hollow who would like to see an end the 4 family shootin feud which has beenoutstanding for its poor marksmanship THe indignant youngsterand an other neutral in the feud a man with apeg leg each were hit by wild shotgun pellets as the Hower tons continued their argument with t he Blankenships Pendergrasses and Sigmans Has Only Phone r L E King superintendent of a coal operation and a man prom inent in the community since he has the only telephone reported Tuesday night the wounding of the pair who had no interest or con nection with the feudinand fussin Neither was hospitalized and hurts apparently were no serious than the slight Iheir more wounds received earlier by one of the Blankenships and one of the Howcrtons And King added somewhat testily that his sleep has been broken twice in the last three nights as shots LUIiVKUIlIU i V I I I 11 statewide ban against swine ranfi lhc over land exhibitions including those of the National Barrow show and the Minnesota state fair The ban was announced by Dr Ralph L West executive officer of the State Livestock Sanitary Board His action followed a report by the Federal Department of Ag riculture that the disease had been foundin 36 states Thus far no cases have been discovered in Minnesota At Austin Minn officials of the National Barrow Show announced cancellation of the big Sept 1020 event there Entries had been ex pected from 18 states ownership Tighten Vigil State police say theyve tightened their vigil around the area but point out there is a serious lack of manpower to cope with such a sit uation in the isolated area Furthermore they cant act until a list of warrants is issued they say One law officer said he heard some charges would be filed this week SAME DATEW13U tttf mttnt trtltto In Mil 4 hours Dixpn Youth Dies in Auto Accident DAVENPORT WVAn 18yearold Dixon youth was killed and two companions one from Dixon the other from Davenport seriously in jured Tuesday night when their car overturned on a freshly graveled road between Dixon and Big Rock Clifford E Hesse son ofMr and Airs Fred Hesse of Dixon was believed to1 have died instantly when he was thrown from the auto Death was probably due to a skuli fracture Scott County Coroner Reed Phillips said Colonels Wife Guilty on Black Market Count WIESBADEN G e r m a n y Mrs Kalhcrinc Heed 44 wife of a US Air Force colonel was con victed Wednesday on five black market charges and fined a total of She was accused of sell ing coffee and gasoline coupons and making illegal currency ex changes on the German black mar ket US Judge DeWitt White set her bail at pending payment of her fine or an appeal The defendant was found inno cent of two other charges of im porting coffee for resaie and buy ing military scrip for American dollars She was permitted two days lo raise bail and meanwhile was placed in custody of her defense counsel Earl Smith After the sentence was pro nounced Mrs freed whispered thai she understood the court She sal down then chewing nervously on a bobby pin While offered her the alternative of serving lime in jail of paying the rate of one day per 15 dollars fine He gave her up to 30 days to pay the fine Upper Ipyva Nlarpes President FAYETTEsDoclor Eugene Gar jeewill become president of Up Iowa University here Sept 1 t was announced He will succeed vVT Smilh1 An rtounccnicnt ot Garbees appoint meritwas made by Judge W II Antes West Union president of th schools board of trustees The trustees appointed Garbee iftcr a meeting Tuesday night Professor at Drake For the past three years Dr 3arbee has been an associate pro iessor in the department of educa ion at Drake University DCS Moines He has also conducted off campus courses in education in many Iowa communities for lirakc Community College Dr Garbee was born in Billings Mo May 29 received hi Bachelor degree in Science fron the Southwest Missouri Stall Teachers College in 1D3J He won an M A from Georgi Peabody College and his doctoral from New York University First Teaching Job His first teaching vva on the high school faculty at Con way Mo He taught physical cdu cation and was head coach He ha also been on the faculties of Ap palachian State Teachers Boone N C the University of Georgi Savannah and Ncv York University During Worl War IT he served ns a lieutenant commander in the US Navy He is married and the father o two teenaged children Mary Jean 15 and Everct Lee 14 Dr Garbee has been active i Boy Scouts affairs FOOD PRICES NEW YORJCWVWHolesale to prices as measured by Dun I Bradslrect this week climbed a most to the years peak At the index was just one cent the 1S52 high to date establishe on Tan J Highlanders Have Nominees ZEEBRUGGE Belgium University of Iowa Scottish High landers have nominated E C Halbach Clinton attorney as their OanfliHnto for Prncirlnnf for President Halbach was nominated at a mock convention in midAtlantic last week as the allgir bagpipe band interrupted a shipboard rou tine of extensive rehearsals learning European customs and study ing French The 00 girls chose Actress Marilyn Monroe as a running mate for Halbach The lowans have spent Ihe past week sightseeing in Paris and made side trips to Geneva and Amsterdam They leave Friday for London and a 10day visit to England The city of London is sched uled to welcome the girls Saturday night Ike Brain Will J Hold Strategy Talks Fleet Says Hope of Truce Growing Dim Declares Reds Still Have Much Strength SEOUL Korea Jamei A Vnn Fleet said Wednesday there s less chance for an armistice in iorea than ever before The US taighlh Ai my com mander told a news conference the prospect for nn nrmhticc is in di rect ptopoition to the amount of military pressuie put on the Com nunists and that the Communists United Nations forces vllt notattack a truce capability of striking at any poidt Vith considerable surprise But he added they have been thinning out their front line strength quite a bit over a period of m j n y weeks to tho point vhcic Itjs thinner than ever bc orc lie saiil tlieir reasons for doing so were T 1 Flood 2 UN close air support of in antry attacks 3 on the ground by Sighlh Anny A Lick of supplies in Com munist forward areas r 5 of UN amphibious offensive t A Comfriunist decision that UN forces will not attack and hat be an armistice Armistice talks at Panmunjom arc in recess until Sunday Van Fleet told newsmen in the var room of Eighth Army head quarters that the Communists were In a position of readiness to wait out a war Divorcee fs Shot by Former Husband SPIRIT LAKE Annabel Baker a young divorcee was wounded seriously early Wednes day at the home of her father in Milford County Attorney Peter H Varey said her former husband Wilbur C Baker of Spirit Lake ligned a statement saying he did he shooting Mrs Baker was brought to a Spirit Lake hospital She under went surgery for the removal of shotgun pellets in her Ihigh and owcr abdomen rAII About The Weather Mason City Fair and pleasant Wednesday afternoon Fair and cooler Wednesday night low 46 to 48 Thursday partly cloudy and warmer high 82 to 84 Iowa Fair and pleasant Wcdncs day afternoon high 75 northeast ranging to 85 southwest Fair Wednesday night and Thursday cooler Wednesday night low 45 to 50 north 50 to 58 south Warm er Thursday afternoon high 82 to 88 Minnesota Fair and cool Wednes day night Thursday partly clou dy and warmer High Thursday 76 to 82 northeast 82 to 88 south west GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 7 Minimum 55 At 8 am Cf Precipitation 1 pholo byi js WELCOME Marsh and Marvin VOB btirgh of the City Fire Department hang but the Welcome JlajfH especially forMason City Dollar Days Thursday Friday and Saturday Merchants have been planning special values for the event to the mes sage of the flagsis trujy meant The stores wnTclose at the usual hoars remaining open until9 pm Friday Sioux Ciryan Latest Polio Victim State Total Now 27 SfOUX CITY Merle 27 of Sioux City died at a hos pital early Wednesday of polio II was the lHi polio death in Sioux City during the current epidemic Iowa now hns had 27 polio deaths in 19S2 compared to 22 last year and SO in the v record Iowa polio fatality year of 19I9 polio patientswere admitted to Sioux City hospitals during the night This made a to tal of Ki new polio patients In the Sioux City area since Tuesday The Sioux City area has had 316 polio cases so far this year At Iowa City 31 new polio cases were admitted to University Hos pitals during the report period which ended Tuesday This brought to 22 the present number of active cases hospitalized there CARS CHECKED CHEROKEE than 250 cars belonging o residents of this area worn checked here Tuesday as part of a safety day staged in connection with this citys out standing safety record for the past Clear Lake Woman Reports Seeing Objects in Sky As far as couW be determine Wednesday only one person in th Mason City area has reported sec ing flying saucers in the sk this week Mrs Rose French Clear Lake said hat about 1 am Monday sh sawfour strange lights in th sky They appeared lo be a b o u three blocks away shesaid A dispersed in a blaze of ight sh said She believed they were flyin saucers The CAA station at the Maso City Airport said it had not see or received any reports of strang objects in the sky FUNERAL RITES DES MOINES W Gravcsid for Block GO we known Atlantic business man wer held Wednesday at Woodland Ccm ctery Taft Man Scheduled to Attend j t i i 1st to Plot Campaign L L X srV v T erences here1 starling 1 1 I J i3Vnt of1 California conyentlohiri Columbus Both jddress TheffDenverconferences atyEii t will deal with coordination all t the hardhitting Campaign Gen HooJ Appointed Wyn Hood of Crosw appoinfod idit of Hra Ropublictn national Tf s Tho appar mado to any split Elsonhowtr and Taft eral Eisenhower and Senator tyixon will conduct Arthur H Vnndonberg Jr the generals ex ecutlve assistant said in a ment Wednesday Vandonbcrg added that Ine the first general getto gethcr of Eisenhower campaiga leaders are intended to dovetail the work of the generals personal staff the GOP national commit1 tee and the National Citizens for Eisenhower committee L In addition to Eisenhower Nixon and Summerfield the con ferences will be attended by Sen Everett M Dirksen ofc Illinois chairman of the GOP Senatorial campaign committee Dirksen backed Sen Robert A Taft for he partys presidential nomination Gov Sherman Adams of New Hampshire chairman of Eisen howers personal political advisory staff Sens Frank Carlson of and Fred A Seaton Nebraska advisers to the general Murray Chotiner campaign manager and Rep Patrick J Hillings of California adviser to Nixon Lodge fo Attend Sen Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts who managed Ei senhowers successful for the nomination and who now is chairman of his political ad visory committee Walter Williams of Seattle Mrs Oswald B Lord of New York cochairmen of the National Citizens for Eisenhower commitv tee ti Sinclair Weeks of Massachusetts j finance chief of the GOP national1 committee4 Rep Leonard W Hall of New York chairman of the Republican congressional campaign committee r ;