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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN S NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Full Jue Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 4 1W3 Paper Coniliti of Two U S Government Is Korean Truce Is Near After Red Reply CABOOSE CRUSHEDA crane hooks on wreckage of a freight train caboose pancaked againstthe locomotive of the Peace Queen a Southern Railway pas senger train at Manassas Va Ten passengersweje in jured when the Peace Queen slammed into the rear of the standing freight The engineer and fireman of the pas senger train were killed Jordahl Stays as President Delegates at Church Parley Elect Officers The Rev Olaf Holen Roland was elected vice president of thesouth central district of the Evangelical Lutheran Church Thursday noon at the convention being held in Ma eon City Dr VT Jordahl Mason City holds over as pres 7o Persons Die in Fire at Iowa Lake Others STORM LAKE elderly persons trapped apartments above the Club Manawa a night club hear here were burned to death early Thursday as fire de stroyed the building The dead were identified as Rollo Phillips 77 t of Storm Lake and Mrs May Reeves 84 of Liberal Kans Mr and Mrs Russell Wood of Storm Lake owners of the club wre r e hospitalized but were re ported in satisfactory condition They were reported suffering from smoke minor cuts and bruises and some shock The club is located on the west shore of Storm Lake about a mile out of town A passerby Pfc Marion Martin of Albert City rescued Mr and Mrs Wood from the roof of the building 1 am Martin said flames and smoke were pouring from theupper story of the build ing at thetime The y out h who is home on leave before be i n g shipped to Alaska said he his sister Joanne and another girl Marie Paulson were driving by on the way to Al bert City when they saw the blaze NATURAL CHOICE HARTFORD Conn UP The superintendent of the State Board of Fisheries and Games is Dr Rus sell P Hunter Rev Burton W Smith Forest City secretarytreasurer the Rev Ing vald B Sorensen Jewell steward ship secretary and Arthur Jacob son Waukon lay member of the ELC church council Hard Financially The church sometimes has a hard time financially the Rev elected were the and Pictures on Pagts S and 10 Fred Jacobson Albert Lea Minn told the convention because not all church members are entirely Christian The time is over he said when each family pays so much towards the pastors salary It is time he stated for Christians to be moti vated in their stewardship of money by the Christian principle Thy Life was givenfor me The convention also heard re ports from the president of Clif ton CollegeClifton Tex Waldorf College Forest City andT Luther CollegeDecorah Trainingat Home An Air Force chaplain Francis E Jeffrey urged pastors and dele gates to prepare the young people of the church a little better for their roleas adults in or out of military service stressing the im portance of Christian training at home y Other elected officers included Eugene Olson Des Moines the Rev Rolf Boe Sioux City and the Rev Walter Biggest Atom Bomb in U S Is Exploded Flashes in Sky for Two Minutes LAS VEGAS Nev big gest atom Bomb ever exploded in the United States flamed for more than two minutes in the predawn sky Thursday over Nevada Proving Ground The fireball bo tied for more than 30 seconds indicating an intensity twice that of any previous bomb or device detonated in the desert The 20kiloton Hiroshima bomb had a10second fireball Dropped fromah extremely high flying B36 the unprecedented A bomb flashed across the entire hor izon and bathed the desert in a ghostly white light for at least five seconds Then it formed into brilliant golden fireball Amazing Weapon The power of this amazing weap on was probably not less than 50 kilotons The AtomicEnergy Com mission has previouslydetonated three devices at Yucca Flat that have had an intensity greater than the socalled nominal or Hiroshima bomb Reports in Los Angeles to police and sheriffs officers showed that hundreds of residents felt a win dowrattling shockabout 20 min utes after the blast Calls came from Burbank Van Nuys and North Hollywood in the San Fernando Valley fromLan caster and Palmdaleinthe Ante lope Valley Santa Monica and Beverly Hills Cats howled and dogs Observers on milehigh Mt Wil son nearLos Angeles saidthe bursl lighted the whole countryside and a shock and rumble were felt 1 to 20 minutes later Associated Press correspondents in Northern dowrattling rumbles wefcfelt at Marysville Yuba City and Paso Robles 26 to 30 minutes after the detonation Thursdays blast llth and final of the spring series probably com pared favorably with some of the tmge explosions reported at Eni wetok in the Pacific The explosion went off exactly at am am The flash wasseen in San Francisco 600 miles away and in Los Angeles 250 miles distant Shock Strong Strangely however the shock which was reported very strong at theAEC controlpointwas not felt Las Vegas or by observers on Mt Charleston 45 miles from the test site The fire in the cloud was vis ible to mountain observers for two minutes and 20 seconds before it faded Veteran atomic reporters agreed that this far outshone any of the 30 previous blasts in Ne vada Fires were observed burning on Yucca Flat some 10 minutes later when observers started returning mittee Pastor Noriss Wogen tothe district Some missioncomto Las Vegas The fires probably were in Yucca trees and perhaps Cedar Rapids Fred Erickson some tall cedars and pines left Ames and Merrill Gilbertson Forover from previous tests this est City were elected to serve on springNo structures wereknown the student service commission to have been involved Thursday Feels Reds Accept Allied Proposals for Ending War WASHINGTON Communist and United Na tions Commands were reported Thursday to be very close to agreement on a Korean War armistice Officially there the closest secrecy but it clear that in high Taft Doesnt Favor Going Without Allies of the government there was very strong confidence that agreement on a truce was at hand There was a notable increase of optimism among officials and some indication the latest Red re sponse could be considered as vir tual acceptance of the UN pro posals of 10 days ago t According to thisinterpretation the only matters left to be nego tiated arerelatively minor differ ences Received by US The Red reply to the UN plan for dealing with the deadlock over disposition of prisoners war was received bythe government Thurs WASHINGTON W Sen Tafl ROhio said Thursday it is permit India and other day morning The Reds presented members of the United it to the UN Command Panwho claim theyare neutral In the A i taTtt v i j WRAP Hansen 52 deputy sheriff of Wright County was killed late Wednesday on Highway 69a mile north of Belmond when his car left the road and wrapped itself around the power pole shown in this picture Hansen had been a deputy sheriff for two years America Reaches Milestone in Multiplying Atomic Fuel ATLANTICCITY United States Thursday announced the successful breeding of atomic is the production of at least as much or more new fis sionable material as is burned up in the process of making it The development is one ost revolutionary in the most of the entire atomic program It was disclosed by Chairman Gordon Dean of the Atomic Energy Commission in a speech prepared for the Edison Electric Institute Dean cautioned his audience of 3000 electric andpower men not from atomic energy is hereBut one he called the achievement a stone of progress it holds put the promise of makinga civil ian atomic power industry even more feasible arid attractive in the longrangethan it has hitherto appeared to be The process Dean said was worked out at the AECs reactor testing station at Arco Ida He illustrated it this way To explain to you the impact of reaching this new milestone I would like to use an analogy Wants 143 Wings Senator Promises Tough Fight Over Air Sloshes WASHINGTON 0kA hell of a fight in the Senate to restore some of the five billion dollars cut1 from Air Force funds Was promised by Sen May bank DNG Thursday in the wake President Eisenhowers budget We will try to back whatever is necessary to get the 143wing Air Force as soon as possible Maybank said Eisenhower on his nationwide television report to the nation Wed nesday night reiterated that his administration spend 60 cents of every defense dollar next year for Navy and Air Force air power and he declared We are not going to cripple this nation and we are going specifical ly to keep up its air power This was only a few hoursafter en Hoyt S Vandenberg the re tiring Air Force chief of staff Must Cut Aid WASHINGTON Hoyt Vandonborg indicated Thursday that U S air aid to Ht North Atlantic mutt bo cut if Air Forco goal is changed from 143 wings to 120 Tho chiof of staff of tho Air Forco who is retiring Juno 30 continued his fight against the Eisenhower administration deci sion to aim for 120 wings by De cember HEAD ELC of the south central district of the eran Church were elected Thursday at the convention inMason City The president Dr V T Jordahl Mason City holds over The others left to right are4he Key I B Sorensen Jewell stewardship secretary the Rev Burton W Smith Forest City sec fetarytreaaurer and the Rev Olaf Holen Roland vice president told a appropriations sub committee that cutting back the Air Force goal from 143 wings would increase the risk to na tional security beyond the dictates of national prudence Vandenberg said the Air Force did rot approve the cutback and Idid not I The new administration trimmed about five billion dollars out of the new funds requested for the Air Force in former President Tru mans January budget And it re duced from 143 to 120 wings of 30 to 75 planes each the buildup target for 1955 r v to assume that economic power albeit a greatly pversimplifiec would like to askyou to im agine a world inwhich only one hundred gallons of gasoline existed When that gasoline was used up gasoline would forever be gone earth Butlet usimagine that could make gasoline ou ofwater by burning the gasolln we had in the presenceof water Let us say for example that by burning up our 100 gallons of gaso line we could change 90 gallons of water into new gasoline and that thereafter we could by burning gasoline in the presence of water always make new gasoline equiva lent to 90 per cent of that which we burnedBysuch a process we would quite obviously greatly stretch out our supply of gasoline but we could hardly expect to stretch it out indefinitely for we would always be making a little ess gasoline than we consumed Ultimately we would run out of gasoline before weran out of water and all the rest of the water n the worldwould be uselessto us so far as gasoline was concerned But to pursue our oversimpli fied analogy still further now let us assume that we Succeeded in developing a way by which we puld produce 100 or more gal ons of new gasoline from water or every 100 gallons we burned Suddenly we would have made it possible for ourselves to change gradually all of the water in the world into gasoline Our gasoline shortage would have vanished Dean said that essentially what has happened at Arco defense of his Ike Promises No Munich But No War Either WASHINGTON ft Dwight D Eisenhower inaugurated a new era of presidential contact with the people Wednesday pledging on a family circle telecast there would be no appeasement of Com munism and no risk of a general war Surrounded by four members of his official family he gave these assurances We are going to keep our tem per we are going to build our strength Not Going to CrippU We are not going to cripple this nation and we are going specific ally to keep up its air power Our effort is to secure and prosperity in peace So in easy conversational style and passing the ball repeatedly to his Cabinet aides Eisenhower met head on the accusations aired in Congress only a few hours before that his Air Force budget cuts are imperiling the nations security SAME DATE19S21M IS FATAL ACCIDENT KIMBALLTON Rich ards 53 of Cedar Rapids was tilled Wednesday in an accident on a Highway 64 construction project a mile west of Kimballton All About The Weaiher Mason City Partly cloudy warm humid with thunderstorms i becoming locally heavy with strong winds and possibly hail late Thursday afternoon or early Thursday night Iowa Friday mostly fair and cooler Minnesota Friday partly cloudy cooler south GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Thursday Maximum 90 Minimum 64 4 AtSaV m 7a YEAR AGO Maximum 76 Minimum 59 munjom Wednesday night Wash ington time Official secrecy covered reaction at the State and Defense Depart ments and the White House But there were indications thai a solution was beingreached It is the prisoner which las blocked agreement for many months It turns on the question of what should be done about pris oners of war who were unwilling to go home after an armistice In putting forth their latest plan 10days ago UN Command under direction1 from Washington some concessions on point It dropped a proposal that 34000 balky POWs from theNorth Ko rean forces shouldbe released fa South Korea as soon as the truce became effective Majority Voting It also agreed to a system majority voting in a nations truce commis sion which would supervise th handling of POWs after an amis tice It reportedly agreed also to le the state of these prisoners be dis cussed for a limited time at Korean political conference of warring powers But the UN Command insisted therecould be no compromise on its proposal that in the end 1 prisoners refusing to go home should be given their freedom this side of the Iron Curtain 2 tha at no time should they be coercec or intimidated by Red representa tives whOi would be permitted to visit and talk with them after an armistice The Pahmunjom negotiations were recessed for one day after he Communists made their lates proposals This was to afford op portunity for full study of the Com munist statement in Washington and for exchanges between offi cials here and Gen Mark Clark he UN commander Again The negotiators are to m e e 1 again at 8 pm CST Friday or Saturday morning Panmunjom ime In Panmunjom it was reported hat the Communist counterpro posal for a Korean armistice was extraordinarily close to the fi nal Alliedplan If such is thecase it would tend o confirm reports amoung South Corean officials that an armistice m the long and costly conflict is near If the Communist plan dovetails nto the Allied proposal it would ollow the pattern set by the Reds n past negotiations of adopting in heir own words the Allied terms This much was known for sure The Communists after a nineday recess offered a long statement Thursday at a 73minute secret session Contents of the Communist state ment were kept secret Corean War to influence erms r f The Senate GOP leader hat commentto reporters in talk ing about his Hay 26 discussion ofKorean policy to which Presi dent Eisenhower took exception Misunderstanding Taft indicated he feels een some misunderstandfaif of his views andsaid he did the United States should go tt loA He talked with at Capitol toon after atteadinf White conference laUve leaders Tf BesaWthereiwai no discnasion atfthevWbtte Ike Gets Verdict on Profits Tax WASHINGTON Uf President Eisenhower finds out Thursday whether his businessmens ad ministration cancount on support of businessmen when his policies pinch their pocketbooks His advisers were betting that justness would come through lor lis tax program by putting a re uctant okay on a sixmonth exten sion of the unpopular excess profits tax beyond June 30 Claims Speech Misunderstood WASHINGTON W Martin Jr Mid 4ay t ap proy a lax corpor ft his views on policies or the Presidents comments about them Taft had said earlier that did the words go it alone in his May 26 discussion That comment was made to re porters at the White House Tafl would not elaborate to them Military But onreturning to the Capitol Tafttold reporters there that his essential point in the May speech was that if present truce ef forts fail the U S should form a military alliance in the Pacific with its active Allies including Great disregard the United Nationsi It is silly to have nations iidia which are members of United Nationsbut still claim they are neutral influencing the decisions Taft said The UN General Assembly has jondemned Communist China as an aggressor in the Korean flict I was advocating a military al iance in the Pacific just as have in NATO inrEurope TaH said TAFT ON CftOTCHISS e n RMMIT ArrivM sf1 House The aonater 4oyt in a troctmont of a Mp ;