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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa v m _ V- lij- JdP." H North lowc't Daily Newspaper MASON CIT AZETTE TMi NIWSPAPft THAT MAKIS Alt NCtTH IOWANS N O CENTENNIAL EDITION VOL.LIX MASON CITY, MWA, Y, JUNE 1, 100 Years, 100 Bands, 100 Queens in 200 Pages One Mans Opinion A Radw CenMitfary W. EARL HALL Managing Editor You'll Be Glad You Did It! long ago I took time out for a little visit with this year's! high school graduates who face] such questions as these: "Should I CD to college? If so, what And what subjects should I In the course of the visit I men- tioned the very considerable num- ber of high school boys who face the prospect of an early induction into the armed services, either as a draftee or as one who volun- teered for service out of considera- tions of being able to select his own service. At this time I'd like to talk most- ly with these youngsters, the ones who within the next few weeks or months will be carrying out one of the most important duties of citi- zenship in a free themselves for a maximum contri- bution to the nation's defense. And I begin with a prediction HAROLD STASSEN Manslaughter Charge in Shooting Ora Scobce Dies From Gun Blast Orin F. Cory, 38, 1303 Washing- ton N.W., Monday was charged IQ the shotgun slaying at Ora C. Scotee, 38-year- old Mason City truck driver, dur- ing a scuffle at the Cory home Sat- urday night. Cory, bis face bruised and black- ened as a result of the altercation, appeared in police court with ftb attorney, M. L. Mason, ijkf aua- slaughter charge wax drawn op by Police Chief Leo AUstot and Hughes 7. Bryant, Cerro Gordo County attorney. Police Judge B. R. Dam, how- ever, delayed preliminary bearing on the charge until 2 p.m. next Monday. He set bond at Scooee, a divorced Korean war veteran who had been mating his home with Cory and his wife, died at p.m. Saturday at a local Ike Sends Greetings HlTfi HOVSE 29, 1953 Ike Asks Changes in News, Aid WASHINGTON W- President Ei senhower Monday proposed cre- ation of an independent overseas ,_ _ information agency along with about two Jwors after the new agency to handle foreign Both new autopsy that if YOU, young man, enter upon "cw Mason City's Story Told in This Issue One hundred years, 100 bands, 100 queens in 200 pages 1 That's the story of this Centennial issue of the Gtobe- j Gazette, devoted to the mammoth task of presenting i stirring account of Mason City's first century of history. Published on the eve of Mason City's giant Centennial celebration, which takes place June 7 to 14, this 212 page is- sue is a significant event in itself. It is the largest newspaper ever published in Mason City and as such is a fitting part of city's observance of this lilSCM ny greetings on aroniversarj-. >py occasion you the acconplish- I-distinguished I" in your city. I "am 1 .people of such Catt, and historic event. Represent Year In the pages of this newspaper are told, not only the account of those 100 years of the history of Mason City, but the spectacular, colorful story that 100 queens and 100 bands from 100 the commitment in the right you will find it one of the most memorable and rewarding experi- ences of your entire life. There's retary of State Dulles. tual Security Administration headed by Harold E. Stassen dangers and battle privations. But that chance is ever so much small- er than that you'll enjoy what lies In my own caae the few I spent in imifarai .Harm] War I freAer ii and more pleasant _ ._. tions by a perforated tang. The reorganization, which was! According to police, Scobee was wounded in (be right side of his back Awhile itrnggung with Oory for the gun. Officers said fight foOowac an att-affenimB session at the Cory hoaw. Crown Jewels Secreted Into London Abbey England Bubbles With Excitement j LONDON priceless i crown jewels were moved secretly 'into Westminster Abbey Monday -jfor the coronation. All along Lon- don's glittering coronation i thousands of excited people staked [special religious services that are jout claims to standing room a'a Part of Mason City's observance :full 24 hours ahead of Queen this important mflepost in Elizabeth's historic crowning and history. This issue, published to present the story of the celebration and the history of this community the past century, is made up of 10 sections. It has a .40 page tabloid devoted exclusively to a history of M; surrounding Mason City are com- ing to have a part in the celebra- tion, each one representing a year in the city's history. With this are the stories of other events in the celebration, the pa- rades, processions rri beautiful floats, historical winrbw displays, a pavement dance, a Centennial ball, choir and band concerts and i procession. Only a single car of. detectives guarded the historic eluding St. Edward's crown and Uthe jewel-studded imperial state j the journey from the mJiny veteran of both wars, including many who' .were subjected to the battle perils which never came to me as a' soldier! this as a tjreface then. pa the present three member VTith this as a preace, tnen, La like to take advantage of some ex- tremely good help in the detailed development of my story. Tm go- ing to be drawing very heavily on a talk recently made by CoL. Wal- ter E. SewelL Commandant of the Reserve Officers Training-Corps at the State University of Iowa. "Mffi- tarv Service, Task or he called it. After setting forth the reasons why our country in an era which is neither peace nor all-out war must make and keep itself strong militarily. Col. Sewell launched into a discussion of some of the values which attach to military training for those who enter it in the right spirit. It Isn't All Fun "I do not want to give the im- pression that frith the right atti- tude tiie soldier can make Army life completely pleasant and prof- the observed in ROTC commandant admirable candor. "After afl the purpose of an Army is to fight this is dan- gerous.' "But, proposed two' which would: U Revise the set-wp of the Coun- cil of Economic Advisers, cdntih- board's putting virtuany powers in the hands of the chairman. In addition an advi- sory group of government agency Gray Resigns WASHINGTON W) Eisenhower accepted "with re- jbaek. then warned_ hft me again Tfl relating :the .Itecifcnt" io' po- lice, Cory said Chit Scobee ig- nored his warning, 'and made a lunge for him, striking him on the face. Cory then turned around, opened a closet and grabbed a shotgun. Scobee seized the barrel, according to Cory, and in the en- suing scuffle the gun the pellets striking Scobeo in the gret" Monday the resignation of Cory said that Scobee muttered, Carl R. Gray Jr., as Veterans administrator. Gray offered his resignation on grounds of The Presi- dent accepted it effective June 30. heads would be recommendations nomic growth and stability." Dr. Arthur F-. Burns, White House eco- nomic adviser, is expected to head the three-man council. 2. Transfer the payment of air- line subsidies from the Post Of- fice Department to the civil Aero- nautics Board. Separate Group The aew plans would take from "You didn't mean to do and fen to the floor of the living room. Scobee repeated the statement to police a short time later while re- ceiving emergency treatment. Calls Police Police were informed of the set up to make shooting when Cory telephoned to foster "eeo- headouarters and said. "Send a if Koreans Okay Truce WASHINGTON Syngman Rhee reportedly has! proposed that President Eisenhow- er sign a four-point agreement; pledging a mutual defense pact and] future military and financial help! to South Korea if the Seoul eminent is to drop its opposition to the United Nations truce terms. headquarters and said, "Send a car up here right away I just shot a guy." When officers arrived they found Cory sitting on a kitch- en chair with the shotgun between his legs. Mrs. Cory> returned home a few minutes after police arrived. She said she had left the two men argu- ing and had gone for a walk, tak- ing her young son with her. Mrs. officers that she didn't Rhee's what reply should be made to.his proposition! was up for discus-i sion at a special meeting of thej National Security Council Eisen- hower called at the White House Monday. Through Ambassador An authoritative informant said the South Korean president sub- mitted his program in a message Threat on UN Funds jeweler's to the Abbey, the coronation will take crown where place. Excitement great city bubbled with ex- citement in anticipation of the great day. The spirit of festivity swept into Buckingham Palace, where Elizabeth's son, young Prince Charles, played peek-a-boo the crowds gathered outside CENTENNIAL PROGRAM li SECTION Turn fa section 11 a de- tailed program with anel pictures af Macen City's Centennial Queen Elizabeth carried on her official duties, win the Duke of Idinhurgh she received 80 dele- gates from Commonwealth na- j tions in the white and gold throne 'room at the palace. She had lunch WASHINGTON iB Sen Aifcenlwith Prime Minister Churchill and !10 Commonwealth prime minis- he added, "it should be the State Department the present Cory pointed out that the present num-ilnternational Information what prompted tlie _0_ her of casualties from the which runs the Voice ofjment. stating that her husband and, in Korea is less than the number America, and create a separate iscobee had been friends for vears.j of casualties from vehicle ac-ci- organization to operate it and allj ;S1 sent to Eisenhower through Amer- iican Ambassador Ellis Briggs in dents in the United States. In feet, related foreign information pro- Loads Gun which Rhee in' must agree upon in most communities there are grams, usually more people injured on the! Presumably Harold Stassen, now highways than on the battlefield in M u t u a 1 Security administrator, any week or month." would take over as head of the new It is true, as Col. Sewell pointed foreign aid agency. Dr. Robert L. out, that most Americans do not Johnson, present HA head, is ex- relish military discipline and regi-jpected to stay on as new chief oi mentation, and these are inherentlthe information setup, characteristics of training in any of the armed forces. However, they are not the only subjects in soldier's Mason Cityan Is "to fact." to quote again fromj Mrs G Yelland_ Col. Sewell, "the necessity Mason atv was one Qf for greater dispersion on the wreek Of a field makes individual AUstot revealed that Cory first! {in advance were reported to be: had to load the 12-gauge shotgun ]defcnse pact with before taking it out of the closeL He added that the hvmg room andL, kitchen of the home were damaged communis considerably by the two men mtruce has en: fistfight. Cory, who is also a truck driver, A pledge to sign -a Korea United States mutual come m event attack again once a The UA: was to promise prompt aid regardless of what tte United Na. do m event of was treated at the hospital for cut lip and severe bruises beforeigjj 38, was born at! l A by the United be Bricklayers Off Job in Mason City All union bricklayers were ing and Reunion Day. Tuesday, June Band Festival. Wednesday, June portation Day. Thursday June nial Historical Parade. Friday, June Sports Day. Saturday, June decoration. Pavement dance. Sunday, June and Community Day. iCity. Several sections carry inter- money bill for the State, Com- of stafa jesting stories of many events of She greeted the guests standing! the past century and one section a Hais nn isrhiph there was alls given over to the details of the program of the eight-day Centen- policiea. Mama sir dark crimson eanoov nial celebration. Mundt said that if Congress (R-Vt) Monday denounced as an' Queen Mother EIizabethj invasion of the presidential foreigniprijjcess Margaret and other policymaMng field a senatorial! members of the royal family also proposal to cut off U. S. contribu-j attended, tions if the United Nations admits! Red China. icream silk dress with a small! But Sen. Mundt (R-SD) dot pattern and a diamond! the for Senate brooch on the left shoulder.; ijionday as a rider to the annualiHer husband was in merce and Justice wfll be adopted as a nudge to the damask. The dark crimson canopy surmounted with a the rider it ought to beicrown The only woman presented Copies --------i-----------1 To print this issue was not a taken by the British as a word ofito Elizabeth was Begum Liaquatjs m an undertakm" The 30000 caution that some similar action jAli of Pakistan, attired iniCODies of the newspaper that were 'might be forthcoming to tie up dress. i printed required two carloads or eign aid funds for nations which: The capital took on the total of 83 000 pounds of news- support the Chinese Communist Of a gre2t outdoor camp. jprint. Oil. fntt- hrt T TAT X- w t i i _ j ._ _ i .for a on the UN Security the job Monday in Mason City, was reported on several large con-] amman Wiley (R-Wis) has struction projects, including Senate Foreign j Hoover School, Montgomery Committee worft approve Hundreds slept in parks andi" Spread out into one sheet the along streets in the chil! Sunday jwidth of a newspaper page, this Company and others. jsttch limitation on the foreign expected to spend Monday} Printing of the Centennial news- an hour and are asking S3.25 an hour, it was reported. Clarence Hill, business agent for! the bricklayers union, could not to undertake continued and Laura Scobee. He hadiiarSe scale artery and economic JNovinger, Mo., Jan. 7. 1953. son T '_f_i__- in Mason City many years. Surviving are two brothers, Carlj aid to South Korea. 3. Simultaneous withdrawal cations in the there are many other techniques developed m was on her way home and in service which serve as her daughter 3frsGeorgeKMaric> aU of Mason city' that ft and the United Na-. foundation for success in Tacoma Wash lilrs. John (Nora) Staffer, BellvflleJtions will not try to stop South] -------n i- Mason Cityan Mrs 'm- He was Preceded in death bylKorea from uniting the eountryi cy Stevens, accompanied and brothers andjonce a truce has been agreedj VA- Ygjj service is Uke any (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) Washington and was 'aboard the train. 10 Sections in This Issue General News ....................Sections 1 and Age of Covered Wagon Age of the Iron Horse (1879-1903) ..........Section 4 Age of the Horseless Carriage (1904-28) .Section Age of the Airplane (1929-53) ..............Section The Mason City Story (tabloid) ............Section The Story of the Churches ............Section The Story of the Schools............... Centennial Program............-.-.-: p. m. Wednesday at the Patter- Jhe Mormznt said this last! json-James Mason City ChapeL In-jpomt did not mean South terment wfll be at Elmwood Ceme- contemplates use of military force 9 6 7 8 9 .Section 10 tery. Friends chapel. may call at the BULLETIN WASHINGTON Treas- wry Secretary George M. Hum- phrey conceded Monday the ex- jposal cess profits tax is "very vicious" -mise against North Korea once a truce is reached. But apparently it did not rule out the possible use of military force. The source of this information j requested his identity be a.m. Monday: Bricklayers are reported to bill. 'night, coronation eve, in the required the casting of 376 asking 25 cents an hour increase British ieaders have await the start of the plates with a total in wages. They are wiu bacfc Red china'S bid in a lifetime. Iweight'of pounds. ja JTJJ seat tjjgj-g jj a satffifactory! They brought bedrolls, blankets. Of the newspapers printed, Isettlemcnt in Korea. ;and even hammocks to swing are in the mafls to destina- jtween trees. itions in all of the 48 states, the i A last-minute rush of visitorsioistrict of Columbia, Alaska, jfrom all comers of the earth wEsjHawaii, as well as Canada, Eng- i under way. hand, Germanv, the Scandinavian Planes stacked up'.oland at Lon-jaations and other countries. The don's two big airports. Special {remainder were delivered bv car- itrains and boats disgorged salesmen, who had a trernen- {sands of others from abroad. jdous job on their hands as each Traffic along the teeming 6-miieipaper weighed 2.6 pounds, i coronation route is virtually at a? Solid swarms of oedes-j Tremenoows influx :trians have all but taken" over! Indications are that Mason City imany main thoroughfares, a tremendous mfiux of icrowds are good natured and gayjrormer residents and other visitors take part in the celebration, which gets under way next Sunday, jjune 7, with a musical salute in iEast Park. A special welcome iae __ and visitors is set for Will Lack Blood Band FcStivai, larger than ever with its 100 flash- WASHINGTON top Pen-jand health assistant to tha 100 gorgeous tractors had no comments. j JORDAN SNIPERS efi TEL Israel SAME About The Weather Mostly fair Tuesday, little change in temperature. Minnesota: scattered idespite the need for emergency Gobe-Gazette weather data up in th. Far i measures taken in the Far 'last week. but urged its continuation for six mere months to provide sorely needed revenue. He said Rhee described bis pro-; Maximum as an effort to "compro-! Minimum present South Korean ob-'At 8 a.m. YEAR AGO: Maximum Minimum tirely adequate" and there busiiess section of the city and "never been a shortage of whole ;a special program at the airport at K1ywu4 blood in Korea. jnoon. state-; one of [jections to the current United Na- tions trace plan which the United States is supporting. 90 A sudden resumption of sharp' Casberg explained in a state-j Qne Of hjgjj moments of the 53 Ifighting caused a temporary that the amount of blood'weefc be the historical 61 iage of whole blood in some areasjshipped by air to the Far East and coronation of the queen ,and emergency steps to replace Depends upon weekly estimates Centennial Thursday. supplies locally had to be taken, 'supplied by the chief surgeon of1 67 44 Dr. Melvin A. Casberg, medical -the Far East Command. (CONTINUED ON r -M. lEWSFAPESr {NEWSPAPER! ;