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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIOHSORS VOL LIX Associated Press and United Full Wires Seven Cents a COPT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 11 19SJ Ttils Paper CoruUts of Two Reds Cut Efforts to Communize Germany SENATOR GILLETTE EYES CENTENNIAL States Senator Guy Gillette of Iowa is shown above having a look at the Mason City GlobeGazette Centen nial edition with Leo Carle production manager of the Erie Pa Dispatch and formerly superintendent of the composing room of the GlobeGazette Senator Gillette was in Erie to address Womens Federation of Pennsylvania and Carle with one ever ready eye on the political arena and the other on boosting his home town invited the senator to have a look at the Mason City newspaper The demand for extra copies of the Centennial edition was so great that they were sold out before celebration was half over Rqcing Toward Truce Reds Pierce UN Line Threatens Ike Arrested NEW ROCHELLE N X vagrant laborer described as a dangerous maniac will be taken to Philadelphia to face charges of threatening to assassinate President Eisenhower Albert J Drevney 40 was arrested by police here late Wednes day as he applied for a job His arrest climaxed an investigation by the U S Secret Service that began three months ago when the President received an anonymous letter threatening his life Secret Service Chief T E Baughman disclosed in Washington that Drevney sent the President a threatening letter last March from Lancaster Pa and also threatened the life of the Harrisburg Pa postmaster House Group Whacks More Money From Federal Budget WASHINGTON OB House Appropriations Com mittee whacked more money from the federal budget Thurs day and recommended that Congress take a fresh Jook at free hospital care provided veterans with civiliantype ail It made the recom mendation in reporting to the Housea pareddown money bill to run the Yeterans Ad I ministration Atomic Endry Com OV Wile VOlG Valley Author Bidault Loses One Vote PARIS National As sembly rejected Georges Bidault as premier by one vote and France went into its fourth week without a government The assembly gave Bidault Cath olic Popular Republican leader 313 votes against the 314 absolute majority he needed to be confirmed as head of the government Votes against him totaled 228 with 86 abstentions Bidault was the fifth nian named by President Vincent Aiiriol in his search for a new premier to re placeRadical Socialist Rene May er whose coalition government fell May vote left France without a leader to represent it at the Big Three Bermuda conference scheduled for late this month Rail Crash Is Narrowly Avoided CARROLL fl Chicago and North Western streamliner nar rowly missed plowing into the rear of a stalled freight near here Thursday after car on the freight the track The passenger the Gold Coast Limited bound from Chi cago to San was Halted only 15 feet from freight the stalled ityand Selected Service System in fiscal 1954 which starts July 1 forVA Study The committee called for a study of whether the government stuT can afford free medical care for exrGIs with nonservicecon nected ills such as tonsilitis hern ia and appendicitis The money recommended for the ibur agencies represented a cut of about 18 per cent below former President Trumans request for funds and was about 6 per cent less than recommended iby President Eisenhower who al ready had wielded his own ecoiir omy axe Billion Trim Thursdays cuts brought to al most the total trim med from Mr Trumans budget requests so far by the Appropria tions Committee or the House itself Mr Eisenhowers version of the budget had been cut by more than 000000 i Biggest item in Thursdays and the item hardest hit in the rolling economy was that for the Administration The v committee t recommended for VA an allowance of a reduction of t rom what Mr Truznan said was needed and about 736 less than the sum recommended by Mr Eisenhower Swiss OK Role on Prisoners MUNSAN and Red staff officers raced Thursday to complete an armistice draft a South Korea boiled with new dem onstrations and a threat to disre gard any truce Three of the five UN Command negotiators left this base camp temporarily as lower level staff officers worked on details of the truce document in secret sessions at Panmunjom Balks Meanwhile South Korea balked more and more in its no unifica tion no armistice stand As thousands of demonstrators tramped the streets of Seoul and Pusan Acting Premier P y u n Yung Tai hinted that South Korean troops would refuse to withdraw from the two and onehalf mile wide buffer zone to be set up be tween Allies and Reds in a truce In Washington worries eased that some of the five nations might withdraw as members of a repa triation commission to control some 46000 Red war prisoners who refuse to go home Swedensaid it would serve and the two Communist land and ere considered likely to accept or they would never have been nominated by the Communists Meantime Chinese troops in al most regimental strength cracked through a main line Allied position in Central Korea and fought off bitter counterattacks by two South Korean forces 10000 Rods To the West troops of the 15th Regiment US Third Division smashed back six Communist at tacks as an estimated 8000 to 10 000 Reds hit American and South Korean positions along the front The Third Division reported kill ing and wounding about 600 Chi nese T The Eighth Army identified the Third Division as fighting on the sector northeast of Chorwon to give it credit for hurling back the Communists in a savage outpost battle A brief ing officer said two Chi nese battalions broke through the main line position defended by South Koreans then quickly rein f p r c e d to almost regimenta 3000 men Sign Peace Pact With Protestants Makes Germany Unification Bait BERLIN ffi East Germanys rulers announced sweeping cutbacks Wednesday night in the iommunization of the Sovietoccu pied territory and signed a peace reaty giving the powerful Protes ant church big concessions Both startling Western quarters figured the Cremlin ordered vere aimed at making the East zone a more attractive candidate or unification with the more pros perous and free West Germany They appeared also designed to quiet the widespread fear and dis content among East Germanys 18 million residents which have sent housands fleeing each to the West New Ammunition The concessions to the Germans roni their Red rulers also gave new ammunition to West German of Chancellor Konrad Adenauers campaign to bring Ger manys western half into military alliance with the NATO nations The Politburo directives provid ed for 1 No further extension of tho collective farm system 2 Making bank credits available to private businessmen Those who have been forced ou of business willbe granted per mission to set up shop again 3 Returning confiscated proper ty and full civil rights to persons who come back to East German after fleeing to the West 4 A general amnesty for af prisoners serving one to three years on charges of having dam aged the stateowned economy 5 Issuance of ration cards to all Dersov The state recently with leld cards from 250000 East Ger mans regarded as outside the fav ored Red circle The pact to end the bitter church state battle was announced jointly ay Premier Otto Grotewohl and Bishop Otto G Dibelius head of the Protestant Church for Ail Ger many Its nine points covering most of the main issues sharply reversed the governments hostile attitude of the past few months Catholic Officials German Catholic officials said hey hoped to obtain similar relief xom Communist persecution The churchstate pact provided 1 Recognition of the churchs right of assembly 2 No further actions against he Youth Communities and other church groups All pupils expelled from schools because they were active in the church outfits rath er than the Redsponsored Free erman Youths are to be read mitted 3 Review of court sentences against more than 100 pastors now in jail on charges of opposing the states unjust punishments will be rectified Confiscated church property will be returned 4 All state subsidies to the customary in Ger be paid promptly 5 The Ministry of Education to vork out a plan restoring religious essons to Soviet zone classrooms Elimination of discrimination against advanced students loyal to he church or to church groups Soy Tofts Hip Can Be Cured WASHINGTON UP Friends of Sen Robert A Taft said Thurs day they have been assured that a few months of intensive treat ment will cure the serious hip ailment that forced him to curtail his Senate duties The Ohio senator who will con inue to speak with great authority n Republican councils despite his emporary retirement as Senate 3OP floor leader planned to go to his office as usual Associates said he will slip quiet ly out to Walter Reed Army Hos pital several times a week per laps beginning Thursday to re ceive treatments WILLSON AND CENTENNIAL QUEEN CANDIDATES Willson radio and TV maestro will choose one of these 10 girls as Centennial Queen The queen candidates riding in open cars will be in the Mason City Centennial Historical parade Thursday at6 pm Each girl will be dressed in a costume of one of the decades of the 100 years The Centennial Queenwill be announced and crowned at GlobeGazette photo by Glbtw the Surf Ballroom Clear Lake later in the evening Shown with Willson at a luncheon Wednesday at Hanford Hotel are from left Front Taylor Carole Lackey Shirley Kofoot Mary Don Blair back Wis mer Marilou Gaffri Nancy Wilson Ann Boyd Bettie Holvik and Dianne Gfimrm Citys 100 Years Portrayed 4 in Giant Centennial Parade 100 years will be portrayed Thursday in a mam moth parade the high Centennial Historical Day for 6 p m the Centen niar Queen will be announced and crownedat the Surf Ballroom Lake Reigning as queen of the parade will be Mrs Robert Chambers who as Miss Louise Lennan was crowned queen of the 75th anni versary The 10 candidates for thc 1953 title of Centennial queen riding in an open car will be attirediiicos tumes of each decade The candidates and the periCK they represent areLeona Wismer 1853 1863 Settle Holvik 18631873 1873 1883 Shirley Kofoot 1883 1893 Marilou Gaffri 1893 1903 Nancy Wilson 19031913 photo by GIbbs poo y s READY FOR CENTENNIAL PARADEDepicting a la bor theme this float sponsored by the United Packing House Workers CIO was completed early for the Centen nial parade that gets under way in Mason City at 6 pm Thursday Leo Carney 116 14th NW is only slightly concerned as he discovers the float is than the door of the filling station in which it was built Ann Boyd 19131923 Judy Taylor 19231933 Mary Don Blair 1933 1943 and Carole Lackey 19431953 v Four Divisions tie events of the las the parade will be di vided into four 1870i899 19001920 and 19211953 with beautiful floats and other units depicting each period In the Centennial parade will be Mason City High School Roosevelt Junior High School Thornton High School Rock Falls High School Swaledale High chool Monroe Junior High School Hear Lake High School and Gar ner High School bands The parade will begin at 4th N and Federal and go south on Fed eral Avenue to 6th S then north on Delaware to 3rd NE To Crown Quoon The Centennial Ball sponsored y the Mason City Junior Cham er of Commerce is scheduled for 9 pm The Centennial Queen chosen by Meredith Willson will e announced and crowned She also will be the Mason City Jay ceesentry in the Miss Iowa con est at Clear Lake during Gov irnors Days July 25 and 26 Buddy Morrow and his record ng bandWill provide music for dancing at the Surf Friday will be Centennial Sports Day with a variety of activities planned for young and old A play day for boys and girls will include races and other athle ic event at Roosevelt Field stark ng at 9 am with activities re umingat East Park at pm Tournty A horseshoe tournament for men s set for 2 pm at East Park jolf driving for men and women rom to pm at the driv ng range at the airport a bait easting tournament for men at 8 pin at East Park arid achecker Claims Good MT RIJSHMQRE SDWVPres dent Eisenhower told a Republi can rally Thursday his adminis ration has made a good begin ning toward twinniug free world collective secur ity modernizing m il itary de fense plansand insuring equal civil rights to a 11 our citi zens The president alsodeclared the party since it took control bt the White House and Con gress in has launched an effective attack on crime and cor ruption and has moved on the problem of internal seciirity with avig6r long overdue Eisenhower t i c k e d off those points in listing some our for ward movement in 10 critical areas EISENHOWER of government In a speech pre pared for the convention of the National Federation of Young iRe publicansthe President added Just would be foolish do pretend these aremorethan a beginning But I sincerely beUeve they are a good beginning Eisenhower arrived here after a motor and flying trip from Riyer dale ND where he spoke briefly at closure ceremonies for Garrison Dam Speaking close to the colossal stone images of Washington Jef ferson Lincoln and T he o d ore Roosevelt at theMt Rushmore Na tional Memorial Eisenhower also declared that government must not allow its policies to be caught in the fatal crossfire of a Congress and an executivewarring upon one another He added j Such a condition is not going to prevail if it is within the power of this administration to prevent inning it For pur very form of govern ment is in peril unless each branch willingly aaccepts and discharges its own clear respects the rights and responsibil ities of others Cell for Harmony Eisenhowers call for harmony between the White House and Con gress came agaihstthe background of administration drives for the Presidents program to continue present tax levels and for reduced military spending Thursday Sen Knowland said it is very doubtful if Congress will extend the excess profits tax as suggested by the President The President told his audience GOP enure in control of the government will depend first of all upon Republican performance the wisdom and prove in advancing a program that will servethe interests and of all our citizens tournament at 9 am at Central Park and the YMCA concert by the Roosevelt Junior High School Band u scheduled for 8 pm at Central Park i Saturday will be devoted to flow ers and dancing Sanctuaries oJf participating churches will decorated with flowers by their own members The Mason City Garden judge thesa THURSDAY 1 P parada on and 9 p Bali at Surf in Clear will announced crowned FRIDAY to tournamant and YMCA ovonts at East Park 2 p tournament East Park p driving con test mt airport ranga open men and women S p Junior HioH Band inCentral Park carting ment for men in East Park entries and award blue ribbons The displays will be open to public from 1 to 5 pm Pavement Danco The Monroe Junior High School land will playin the Central ParK land stand at 8 pm andat 9 a will begin with music by Earl Cawleyi and his and Prizes will be awarded he best oldtime and comic icosi umes The Centennial celebration will close Sunday with Church and Community Day and Flag Day Special services will be held Sun day morning in Mason churches honoringvisitors an4 ioneers with a concert by th4 Mason City Municipal Band scheduled fory3 pm at East Park A candlelight procession and ymh service by singers from many of the churches of Ma son City at 8 pm at sring down the curtain of the Cenr enniat celebration The singers the direction of Clay on Wornson I About The Weather Macon City Partly cloudy day night Mostly fair Friday j owa Mostly fair Friday warmer east and extreme VN I I Mhmacotat Mostly fair Friday GloboGazette weather data o 8 am Thursday 9m T Minimum At am ;