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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa HiiV North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE THAT MAKES ALL N O R T H I O W A N N C H I O ft S VOL LIX Awoclited Pren andUnited Press Full Wires Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 12 1WJ This Paper of Two Judy Taylor Chosen Centennial Queen iiL r U S Will Shut Off Military Aid to Korea Unless Truce Approved Wlrcphoto ADVICE Dr Albert Einstein said Thursday every intellectual called before a congressional committee should refuse to tes tify even if it means jail or eco nomic ruin The worldfamous scientist charged mat congres sional investigations be come mat violate the spirit of the Constitution Dancing and Flowers Set for Saturday Flowers and dancing will high light Saturdays activities of Cen tennial Week Churches are decorating their sanctuaries with flowers grown by church members The Mason City Garden Club will judge these en tries Saturday morning and award ribbons Open house in the churches will be held from 1 to 5 p m with each church providing hosts Following a concert at 8 p m in Central Park by the Mason City Monroe Junior High School Band a pavement dance will be held on Federal Avenue from State to 1st N Old time dancing will be the vogue with Lloyd Frazee of ias sett as the caller First and sec ond prizes of and eachwill be offered in four divisions best old time costume and best comic costume for men and for women and for couples But Denies Threat on Foodstuffs WASHINGTON officials indicated Friday that mill tary aid to South Korea will be cut off if President Syngman Rhee or ders his troops to defy a truce But the State Department for mally denied a statement by Ko rean Ambassador Dr You Chan Yang that emergency food deliv eries also would be stopped Yang charged at a news confer ence in Philadelphia Thursday Reds Strike SEOUL Saturday struck for the third straight day Saturday at U S forces on the EastCentral front and guns on both sides c u t loose with thunderous barrages Hurled back with heavy losses Friday the Chinese came on again in unknown numbers in at tacks on Outpost Harry 10 miles northeast of Chorwon along the northeast invasion route to Seoul Fighting raged at many points along the hills and valleys of the Central and Eastern Front The Reds were thrown back in at tacks near Sniper Ridge on the Central front They still clung to three hills in the mountainous East where South Koreans were trying to close a breach in the main Allied line While me size of the Red at tack was not known the Chinese had hurled 1500 men into Fri days attack in a driving rain night that officials of the United Nations had threatened to clamp an embargo on military and food shipments if his government failed to agree to the current peace terms Know It Is False Any implication that the United States uses famine and human suffering for political purposes is false a State Department spokes man declared and those who make such statements know that it is false The department did not comment officiallyon the military aid ques tion But officials made it plain this country could not logically continue to send arms to the South Koreans if they violated a cease fire pact which the United States Wlrcphoto say Illinois State Rep Clem Graver Chicago Republican was ab ducted Thursday night Neigh bors of the legislator told police that Graver was approached by three men after he parked his auto at a garage near his home and was forced into an auto which droveaway and United Nations agreed to hon or In the confusion one official said we might even find the South Koreans shooting at our own troops Not State Dept Yang emphasized that the al leged threats were made by UN officials and not the State Depart ment But U S authorities felt his attack was leveled indirectly at this country They made no effort to disguise their irritation at what they con sidered Yangs obvious attempt to build popular support among Americans for his governments bitter stand against President Eis enhowers decision to accept the armistice now pending at Panmun jom Meantime in Seoul optimism prevailed Friday that truce nego tiators would return to Panmun jom Saturday or Monday for de cisive sessions on the armistice despite South Koreas protests There was nothing solid to sup port the view since neither side tias yet asked for an end to the current recess It may be based on the apparent progress which staff officers have been making in secret meetings on details of the armistice Communist broad casts have said the secret nieet ngs are progressing smoothly Report Rhee Is Preparing Letter Spurning Ikes Plan SEOUL Korea Syngman Rhee is prepar inga letter to PresidentDwight D Eisenhower rejecting his plea that South Kdrea accept the proposed armistice agree ment it was reported Friday An official spokesman said a public statement which 78yearold president issued Thursday saying that the armis tice simply means death to us amounted to a rejection of Mr Eisenhowers appeal Takes This Line The spokesman Dr Hong Kee Karl intimated that Rhee would take this line in replying formally to the A highranking South Korean of ficial said President Eisenhower had sent anew message to Rhee in an attempt to get him to change his mind but in Washington White House spokesman James C Hag erty said i That is not correct There has been no message or letter Hagerty added that the White House has not received Rhees re ply to Mr Eisenhowers appeal of June 6 The North Korean Communist Pyongyang Radio said that the fighting on the battle front as de laying1 the drawing up of acease fire line along wliich the contending armies wouldbe frozen after the signing of Lacking Concerning the military lines agreement still is lacking on the Central and Western Fronts Py ongyang5 said Ttie reason is that theCommunist forces are advanc ing southward on those two fronts However the broadcast added that the fighting was not likely to delay agreement long In another broadcast Pyongyang said that the attacking Reds are only trying to adjust their line before a cease fire front is drafted rAtt About The Weather Iowa Mostly fair and continued warm Saturday Minnesota Fair and continued warm through Saturday Mason City Partly cloudy warm and humid through Saturday Globe Gazette up to 8 am Friday Maximum 84 Minimum 65 At 8 am 74 At 2 pm 89 Ike Slams Democrats in Dakota Talk CUSTER STATE PARK SD tf Pfesiden t Eisenhower says creeping socialism struck at the United States during the last 20 years of Democratic administra tion and that the nation runs a grave risk if that group takes over The President swatted the po itical opposition in an informal talk Thursday night to about 500 South Dakota Republican leaders He addressed the leaders a few hours after arriving here from nearby Mt Rushmore wherehe told another GOP rally his admin istration has made a good begin ning toward a regime serving the interests and needs of all our citi is staying at i zens Eisenhower state game lodge in the Black Hills where Calvin Coolidge stayed when he vacationed in the area as President in 1927 Eisenhower will remain here until Saturday morning then fly to Hanover NH On he will receive an honorary degree from Dartmouth College and speak later in the day at cere monies dedicating Sagamore Hill he home of President Theodore Roosevelt at Oyster Bay1 Long Island NY On his schedule Friday was only one trout fishing He had planned to get in a round of golf nit decided to pass it up Warren Approves Ewing Expenses WASHINGTON eneral Lindsay Warren has ap proved payment of expenses of the oundtheworlcltrip Oscar R Ew ng took last year toward the end f his term as federal security ad ministrator Warren rejected charges by Rep Gross RIa that Ewings trip vas a lush travel orgy 100 TEARS PASS lined Mason City streets Thursday evening to see the giant Centennial Historical parade It was Mason Citys third parade in as many days More than 130 units filed by for 50 minutes each depicting a pjiase of the citys progress parade scene GlobeGazette photo by Mauer above taken at the corner of State and Federal shows an Indian Scout on horseback a covered wagon drawn by oxen and carrying an armed guardand another wagon in the background JUDY TAYLOR CENTENNIAL over Mason Citys Centennialcelebration is Judy Taylor 19 daughter of Mr1 and Mrs Earl Taylor 324 Vermont following her coronation Thursday night at the Surf Ballroom Miss Taylor was chosen forthe honor by Mere dith honorary Centennial mayor from a fieldof 10 candidates The crown sceptre and cloak were handed to herby Mrs Robert Chambers queen of thecitys 75th anniversary observance Gent Hourly Hike Union Accepts Wage Offer of US Steel PITTSBURGH big CIO Stedl Unionvoted Fri day to accepts wage offer from U S Steel Corp which calls for an hourly payboost and elimination of geo graphical hourly rate differentials The WagePolicy Com mittee ofthe CIO Steelworkers approved that settlement atfdgaveJ USW Presi dent David J McDonald a rousing ovation for working but the settle ment in his first steel negotiations since succeeding the latePhilip Murray asheadof the union The settlement expected to be followed by the rest of the steel in dustry soon provides for reducing the NorthSouth differential cents an hour next Jan 1 and cut ting it another cents July 1 1954 That would wipe out the present fivecent hourly differential A high union source termed the U S Steel negotiations the short est and sweetest ever j It was the first time in years that a settlement was reached well in advance of the strike deadline This year there were 18 days left before the union was free to call astrike Julyrl All But Two Victims Found WORCESTER Mass Au thorities Friday saidthat all but possiblytwo bodies have been re covered fromthe ruins of Tues day nights tornado in central Massachusetts The latest figuresshow 84 dead and two missing Some 300 men women and children were injured About 8000 are homeless Listed ifsmissing are2wecks old Charles Oslund of Holden and Clarence Johnson age unknown of Brookside Farm Worcester a home for theaged The Oslund baby now presumed dead was whipped out of his mothers arms by the roaring windMrs Ruth Oslund the moth er was reported critically ill with nternal injuries Thousands See Parade of History Four Periods Are Depicted Mason City Friday was toasting ts Centennial queen slender ilond and bronzed Judy Taylor vho was chosen Thursday night at coronation rites at the Surf Ball room in ClearLake Miss Taylor daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Taylor 324 Vermont SE received her 100year crown r o m Mrs Robert Chambers reigning royaltyat the citys75tb anniversary observance in 1928 19yearold queen was selected rom a field of 10 candidates by Meredith Willson honorary Centen nial Week mayor The name of the queen was an nounced from the bandstand short y after pm by Les Haw tins vicechairman of the Centen nial committee in the absence of FRIDAY t p Junior High Band in Central Park 8 p casting tourna ment formen in East Park SATURDAY t p m to 5 p of churches participating in church decorating program open to public Flowers to be in by 10 a m r 8 p Park Concert by Mason City Monroe Junior High School Band n p town Dance Music by Earl Cawtey and his special band Willson Her gifts included an 11 stone diamond ring a special tribute from the Junior Chamber of Commercewhich queen activities Mason City Graduate A1 graduate of Mason City High School Miss Taylor isa sophomore at William Jewell College Mo She now will be Mason Citys entry in the Miss contest at Clear Lake July 2526 People usually learn history from books Mason Citys 100 years however were portrayed vividly Thursday evening in a 50 minute Centennial Historicalpa rade before thousands who lined Mason Citys To the younger generations who witnessed the colorful pageantry it was a history lesson with cos tumes vehicles and events of the 100 years unfolding before their eyes To the old timers many of whom came thousands of miles to bepresent at the Centennial cele bration it brought back fond ories of bygone days Four Periods Four periods 18531869 1870 1899 19001920 and depicted Indians crossing the plains In dian scouts early settlers the cov ered wagon drawn by oxen troop ers the prairie schooner the pony express the stage had its rightful place in the milestones of Mason Citys growth and in the historical parade Costumes of the periods many resurrected by old timers from at tics gave that authentic touch that historical representations must have An old surreycarried mem bers of the Sorosis Club to a meet ing in the Nineties the Womens Relief Corps went to its first meet ing in 1856 aGay Nineties octet sang an old Slutz Bearcat car ried girls in Gay Nineties dress and furs old time fiddlers played The Grandmothers Club the first such organization in Iowa had its members riding in a hay rack They wore brightlycolored shawls Centennial bonnets and waved handkerchiefs to the crowd OlOeUT K9SIOtfn An old Hansom cab complete with a footman carried Hark Owen Mason oldest resi dent Gay Nineties costumes wen worn by three members of the Forum Toastmistress Club One pushed an oldfashioned baby carriage with puppet strings mov ing the hands of the Service men of all wars of tbe entury were Churches which played Import ant roles in Cttyifkiatary occupied key positions in were replicas ctlttp Id stone church built in Rode alls in 1867 of the firstcbarch ii Mason City and an artistically structed of St Catholtt X w ;