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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 10, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Preg and United Full Seven a Copy MASON CITY JQWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 10 W3 This Paper consists of Two Miss Manches Illness to Sideline Taft r Is Queen of Festival He Bagged Trouble CHARLESTON W Va Kcrshner went on a hunting trip recently but the only thing was trouble The State Conservation Commission here said this is what happened Kershners car stalled in water overflowing a bridge so he had to return to his home at Cumberland Md Next day he came back with a tow truck but was washed into the creek himself and had to be rescued He went home again When he returned the car had been washed off the bridge and only its roof was showing He went back to Cumberland He returned the fourth day and this time the water was down But two officers were waiting for him They charged him with having an uncased gun in his car Magistrate MadalynBazzle of Kcyser W Va fined him Refusal of Swiss to Serve With Prisoners Clouds Truce Picture PANMUNJOM Nations and Communist truce work apparently al but nesday handed staff officers the job of putting a Korean armistice into final form then recessed indefinitely All signs still pointed to a 11 Dead in Iowa Floods Hip Ailment Ousts Him as Floor Leader WASHINGTON Taft R 0 announced Wednesday his hip ailment is a serious one that will keep him from being active as Senate floor leader for the rest of this session of Congress Returning here from a 4day checkup by doctors in a New York hospital Taft hobbled on to the Senate floor on crutches and his administrative assistant Jack Mar tin issued a statement Okayed by Taft Martins statement aporoved by Taft said Senator Taft returned to t h e Senate after a further consultation regarding his hip condition with leading doctors They have advised him that the condition is a serious one and that By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Northwest Iowa rivers continued their slow retreat from Sioux City iterated bitter opposition and anti armistice demonstrations raged in ceasefire within the week but these developments clouded the picture 1 Switzerland announced it would not serve on the fivenation prisoner repatriation commission unless South Korea approves the truce 2South Korean leaders re and Spencer Wednesday leaving floodconnected death toll of 11 in those areas Meanwhile the father Bureau Issued new flood warnings for the Racoon River after rains ranging up to more than lourX inches fell northwest of DCS Moines T h e crest of t he Little Sioux Rivers greatest flood1 in jrejars ad vanced on Cherokee and was ex pected to arrivethere about 10 a m The town was heavily sand bagged and officials expressed op timism that any severe flooding could be avoided The Floyd River withdrawing Into its channel at Sioux City after the most x disastrous flood in its history left nine persons dead and damage which Mayor Ralph Hen derson said would run into mil lions Woodbury County Recorder Car roll H Jandt who took part in a preliminary survey of damage in Sioux City said a conservative es timate would be 30 million dollars Seoul for the second straight day 3 A spokesman for Syngman Rhee dashed reports that the South Korean President will fly to Wash ington to make a personal appeal against the truce Rhee he said rAII About The Weather Mason Considerable cloudi ness with occasional showers or thunderstorms Iowa Occasional thundershowers Wednesday night and Thursday Minnesota Scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 amWednesday Maximum 72 Minimum 62 At 8 am 65 not leave Korea at this time of grave situations Details Secret Details of what went on at Wed nesdays plenary session at Pan mun jom were not disclosed Lower level officers reportedly went to work on a review of the ceasefire line that will separate Allied and Red forces during a truce Meanwhile thousands of Korean youths snaked t h ro u g h Seoul streets in apparently wellorgan ized demonstrations Shouting Yankee go home thy marched on UN and US build ings but were held back by mili tary police In Washington the State Depart ment reportedly feared that un less Switzerland changes its mind final agreement on the truce would be delayed Other 4 Nations The other four nations named to take custody of the In dia Sweden Poland and Czecho slovakia were expected to serve Sweden announced Tuesday it would Despite South Koreas violent opposition to any truce that leaves the devastated country divided American officials reportedly were still hopeful the defiant Rhee would be persuaded to go along with an armistice and not carry out its threat to keep on fighting FRUIT CUP CLEVELAND p The Cleveland Banana Company is lo cated on Orange Avenue ike Speaks Complete Story Page 1 MINNEAPOLIS P res ident Eisenhower said sharply Wed nesday that air defense is not won by juggling magic num bers He said his cutback pro gram should produce more planes more swiftly and less expen sively tfirough greater effici ency Mr Eisenhower answered both critics of the cut in number of Air Force wings from 143 to 120 and the reduction of 000 in the air appropriation for fiscal while he can attend the Senate and keep up with his work there he will have to take a rest and pursue a course of treat ment which will prevent his being active as floor leader during the balance of the session Sen Knowland of California chairman of the Senate GOP poli cy committee acted as Senate leader Wednesday even though Taft was on the floor briefly The majority leader who regu lates the flow of legislation to the Senate floor operates from an aisle seat and as a matter of prac tice gets preferential recognition by the presiding officer Great Power Hence the position is one of great power over the lawmaking ma chinery The Taft announcement caused a minor sensation among senators and colleagues because of the key role he has been taking in the Eis enhower administration President Eisenhower won the Republican nomination last year after a tense struggle with Taft and his supporters Only a few weeks ago Taft and Eisenhower played golf several times The 63yearold Taft had regis tered at New York Hospital Sun day as Howard Roberts to avoid public attention He had been treated earlier in Washington and Cincinnati hospitals MISS NORTH IQWAOF on her throne following her coronation by Mere dith Willson as Miss Jacqueline Maulson 17 of Manchester She was chosen from99 candidates for Iowaof 1953 at the grandfinale of the 15th an nual NorthIowa Band1 FestivalatRobsevelt Stadium Tuesday night 85 More Tornado Deaths WORCESTER Mass W The most devastating tornado ever to strike New England smashed through populous central Massa chusetts Tuesday night taking a toll of at least 85 dead and more than 700 injured At least 2500 were left home in11 communities through which the storm left a path of death and destruction At dawn eyewitnesses said the smashed area resembled pictures they had seen of the damage wreaked bylineatom bombs on Japan inWorld War II Authorities said they wont know how High the death1 toll might reachuntil rescue workers finish digging through every of debris for those who might possib ly still be buried The crushing wind caught many families in their homes as they were sitting down to their evening meal Others were killed in stores factories and on the streets The tornado struck here less than 24 hoursafter a similar storm hit sections of Ohio and Michigan with a toll of 139 dead and 1000 injured and 15 million dollars in property damage The storms boiling center struck Worcester and adjacent towns but its destructive force was felt over an area of about 40 square miles Pittsfield in Western Massachu setts and Exeter NH also felt Clear ABomb WASHINGTON the Weather Bureau andI Atomic En ergy Commission say the Abomb is not to blame for this years unusual tornado season Jacqueline Maul son One in a Hundred Five thousand high school band members and morethan wice that number of spectators roared their approval and idmage Tuesday evening to Miss Jacqueline Maulsonot Vlanchester as she was crowned Miss North Iowaof 1953 ueen of the 15thj annual Band Festival Smiling her happiness the new ueen circled the Roosevelt Stadi m to of the huge rowd following her crowning by Meredith Willson native Mason Zity radio and TV maestro and honorarymayor during Centennial Veek Oh Thank You When first named vas practically speechless She ould only murmur Oh thank Later she admitted thisis ab olutely the greatest thrill of iriy ifetimc She is the daughter of Ur and Mrs Howard Maxwell of rfanchester and was also chosen fomecoming Queen byher school ast fall A majorette in the march ng band she also teaches baton wirling How many boy friends do you laye at home asked Charles Hilton master of ceremonies Although still excited she diplo malically replied I like them ill Charles E Blanchard chairman of the Chamber of Commerce queen committee on prodding from Hilton stole a kiss after he WEDNESDAY 5 Transportation Day in downtown Mason City 8 Park regular midweek concert by Ma sin City Municipal Band School Audi tarium third and last presenta tion of the Clubplay Century THURSDAY 12 noon DictinguUfwd vis itors guests at Club luncheon at Hotel Hanford 6 P parade on Federal and Delaware Avenues 9 Ball at Surf In Clear Lake where will be announced and j crowned the effects of the tornado but no deaths were reported there Worcester alone counted about 55 dead and 400 injured Big Houses were lifted com pletely off their foundations and dropped yards away Automobiles were tossed as much as 150 feet la Holden Mrs Ruth Oslund hysterically told police the wind whipped her twoweeksold daugh ter of her arms and out4of sight had presented her gift There also was a symbolic of the Centennial celebration hidden in he huge bouquet of red roses which was handed to her Seven former queens served as attendants during the ceremonies or the 17 year old petite brunette vith startllngly blue eyes isually curly eyelashes and nat urally curly hair They were Miss Gwendolyn bhnson Miss Ventura 1952 Miss Audrey Madson Miss Hampton 951 Miss Kay Cayou Miss Liver more 1950 Miss LaDonna Glieden now Mrs Robert Reibsamen Miss LuVerne 1949 Miss Elaine Broes sel now Mrs Glenn Drahn Miss Monona 1947 Miss Marilyn Fow ler now Mrs Arvid Lindahl Miss Greene 1946 and Miss Alberta Joselyn now Mrs Reeves Hall Miss Clear Lake 1941 The queen wore a ny lon dress in the morning parade At the stadium she wore a strap less formal woodrose tulle over taffeta with a bouffant ruffled Pioneers in Aviation Honored Mason City pioneers Aviation vere honored Wednesday after noon at a luncheonat the AireO Room of the Mason City Municipal Airport Sponsoring the affair art of Transportation Day activi ies were the MasonCity Lions Club and the Aviation Committee of the Chamber of Commerce Nine persons received scrollsin eremonies at the airport They are Charles E Hathorn La Cre s c e n t a Calif Lester Barloy Stamford Conn Archie L Peter son Wichita Kan Gordon Gil more New York City Sylvan O Hugelen Clear Lake and George C Barrett Stanley H MacPeak Ray E Pauley and Henry J Stein berg all of Mason City Unable to be present for the cere monies were Floyd Barlow Shbre ham VtJ W K Jay former president of Northrup Aircraft Monrovia Calif Col Ronald F Fallows Maxwell Field Ala and Capt Ho vra rdv Stoecker Pan American Airlines San Francisco Calif Earl Hall GlobeGazette editor acted as master of ceremonies at the luncheon On exhibition at the airport were a Navy fighter plane 2 F51 Air Force the Standard Oil Company van F4U Corsair Navy plane an Aero Com mander and both from St Cloud Minn and a 1912 Cur tis Pusher A B47 jet bomber was sched uled for stunt flying lateWednes day afternoon A flight of T22 jet fighters from the Air Force also were due Wednesday skirt of ballerina length She had gold accessories Ballet Dancer Miss North Iowa wants to ballet dancer she confessed but she is a top student in high school A brother Vernonj 19 also is art honor studentaj State Univet sity of lovva and was unable to attend the Festival Her parents vere here to share her happiness lowever The announcement her choice tunned the band which she esented Alre a to the field because oftheir narching demonstration earlier on he program they nevertheless had difficulty getting into formation to cad her too ex i The snappy Manchester High chool Band earlier had been ap lauded enthusiastically by the rowd as the musicians under the irectiohxjf Erling B Hanson wept irougjv intricate maneuvers in marching demonstration The coronation ceremonies were tie climax of Mason Citys great ROOSEVELT STADIUM SCENE OF TOE FINALE OF THE IT APPEARED EARLY TUESDAY EVENING WWH ;