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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION ON CITY GLOBEGAZ THE NEW5PAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS f VOL UIX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 11 1953 Paper Consists of Two TCTnT Czechs Make CounterCharge in Plane Lodge Rips Commies in UN AP Wircphoto EXGERMAN Pabel 37 a former Ger man army sergeant who escaped from an Illinois prisoner of war camp in 1945 sits with his Americanwife Avis and their at their home m Chicago After his escape Pabel set up a book store and was a respected citi zen until arrested by the FBI Backs Amendments Oleo Bill Is Returned to Conference Gtoyp DBS MOINES iIowa House Wednesday insisted upon retaining the amendments it placed on the bitterly con tested oleo bill by agreement of the butter and oleomar garine forces the measure was sent to a conference com Amittee The action was taken soon afterRep Dewey E G o o d e Bloomfield Republican floor leader told the House that both sides hadagreed j to a confer Say Cabinet Fattened i Own Purse WASHINGTON W Eight Cab inet officers in the Truman ministration were listed by a House Appropriations Subcom mittee Wednesday among a group of federal officials who allegedly abused the governments annual leave program to fatten their own Z purses Names 6f the eight were on a made public by Chairman Phillips RCalif and Rep Thomas ranking minority mem ber of the subcommittee The PhillipsThomas statement said the committees interest in the leave or vacation situation was stirred up by its discovery that employes of the Office of Rent Stabilization were abusing the annual leave program for govern ment employes to fatten their own purses Its investigations it said de veloped that many other officials and employes were in the same category with those of the rent stabilizationoffice The congressmen said the retir ng Democratic officials got the following amounts for accrued eave or as the subcommittee put it as severance pay Charles F Brannan secretary of agriculture Charles Saw yer secretary ofcommerce 93369 Robert A Lovett secretary of Oscar L Chapman secretary of Interior Maurice J Tobin secre UNITED NATIONS NY US charged Wednesday that Rus sias bosses have embarked on a policy of imperialism riot because of any fear of aggression by any other country but because of fear of their own people Chief US Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr told the UN GeneralAs sembly that the Soviet Union had lost the respect of the world be cause of its policy of violent words and violent deeds Wild Applause The Assembly broke but into wild applause and had to be called to order as Lodge spurned charges by Russias Andrei A Gromyko that the US was doing everything in its power to prolong the Korean War The exchange broke out shortly after British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden said that despite Korea we were not yet in World War ni In that connection Gromyko ac cused the US Army of atrocities in Korea While Assembly President Les ter B Pearson of Canada gavel led for order Lodge reminded Gromyko that the US Army you seek to smear is the same US Army which stood beside the Rus sian army to defeat the Nazis in Europe Lodge told Gromyko that the US Army was good enough for Boy 6 Saved From Death by Drowning Johnson 6 son of Mr and Mrs Raymond John son was in the Mitchell Cduntj Memorial Hospital Thursday re oorted resting comfortably after a narrow escape from drowning nea the Art Allick Jr farm at p m Tuesday The Johnsons an tenants on an Altick farm 3Vi mile southeast of Osagc Robert and his brother Herman 9 were playing at a creek five feet deep which runs through th farm when Robert who is unabl to swim slipped into the water Herman also unable to swim took olf his boots and jacket am plunged into the water after hi arother He somehow managed t bring him to safely Herman left Robert lying on th bank ahd ran to the Altick farm short distance away Altick admin istered artificial respiration an called the fire departmentand 28 Saved From of Vessel YORK crewmen were rescued Wednesday from the stern section of a burned and broken tanker on which they had drifted for three days in a N or th At a n tic storm the f Co a st Guard here reported Eight persons including the cap tain and his wife and the three mates of the Liberian flag tanker Angy were reported miss1 ing presumably on the lost bow section of the ship The American freighter Clai borne which rescued the survivors from the broken ship radioed the Coast Angy had caughl fire exploded three days ago There had been no reports of a distress message until the Clai borne happened to sight the stern 1000 mileseast of New York committee The House move to retain its amendments was by unanimous voice vote The conference committee will attempt to reach a compromise 30th acceptableito the Senate and House Representing the House on the committee by appointment of Speaker William S Lynes will be R ep s Gladys Nelson Newton Jack Schrbeder Davenport Clif ford M Strawman Anamosa and Roy J Smith Spirit Lake Mrs Nelson and Schroeder have identi fied themselves with the oleo forces and Strawman and Smith with the butter group Lt Gov Leo Elthon Fertile was to appoint four senatorsto com pletethe conferencecommittee The prime issue over the bill to legalizethe sale of colored oleo margarine is the shape in which it would be retailed tary of labor Jesse M Donaldson postmaster general 43750 Dean Acheson secretary of state John W Snyder secretary of the treasury No accumulated leave was listed for the Truman attorney general James P McGranery In most cases the committee members said the procedure in volved collection of lump i of i money in payment for annual leave accrued at the time the of ficials left government service Unquestionably the subcom mittee said a great many of the persons involved accepted cash for their accrued annual leave in the conviction that they were taking only what was due them But the facts are that Congress never intended that accrued leave be settled on a cash basis The in tent was to follow the established business practice of improving employe morale and efficiency by providing adequate vacation peri ods you in 1942 1943 1944 and 1945 It would be the same today had not the r policies of the Soviet gov ernment so tragically changed Nobodys Interest Earlier Eden told the Assem bly that it was in nobodys inter est that World War HI should break out The British statesman said that with the growing strength of the West there is no reason why it should break out He called for support of the United Nations as a world meet ing place where opposing forces can get together and try to settle their differences without war Eden called on the Communist world to agree to the Indian Ko rean plan which thV assembly adopted last December This plan would permit Red prisoners who dont want to go home to stay be hind He recalled that former Soviet Former Minister Andrei Y Vishinsky had said the prisoner question was the only issue pre venting an armistice doctor AP Wlrephoto MODEL jabelle Young a pert Wash ington model who hails from Council Bluffs studies up on legislative procedure with Rep Ben F Jensen RIa after she decided to be a candidate for the Iowa legisla ture in the 1854 elections Demands Removal of Velde Roosevelt Takes Action The Efficient Hen WASHINGTON W Rep Roose velt DNY Wednesday asked the House to remove Rep Velde R chairman of its UnAmeri can Activities Committee Roosevelt introduced a resolution for removal of Velde He told news men his move was based on the admittedly false and reckless charges Velde made against Mrs Anges Meyer a threatened inves tigation of Reds among clergymen and the fact that he Velde acted in both instances without consulta tion of fellow members of the com mittee He warned those countries that it does not pay to persist in a policy which has united the whole free world against them and blasted the Reds for having un ceremoniously rejected the Indi an plan It was adopted 545 GUERILLA KILLED KUALA LUMPUR Malaya UP S Manyam 29 listed as one of the most notorious Indian Commu nist guerillas in Malaya was killed by British forces in Malacca State Officially Elected Velde was officially clecled ST LOUIS said Wednesday if allfarm creatures would become as efficient as the hen Americans need never about eating well Fortyyears ago the average hen produced about 78 eggs as a years work Today each hen turnsout about in a year She used to require 925 pounds of feed for a dozen now she gets the same results on only 69 pounds These figures camo out Wednesday at the National Farm Che murgic Council meeting a confereiice of farm leadersindustrialists and scientists on how to make farming more efficient MIGs Down U S Craft in Germany Grave Incident in Cold War WEISBADEN Germany Two U S Air Force pilots charged Wednesday Russian built MIG jet fighters attacked them andishot down one without warning Tuesday well inside the U S Zone of Western Germany The Czech government admitted the MIGs were Czech warplanes and counter charged in a note handed the US embassy in Prague that t h e U S fighters invaded Czech territory and MIGs in an aerial duel The American pilot of the downed plane parachuted tosafety Administration and Congres sional leaders regarded the unpro voked downing of the plane asone of the most serious incidents the cold war has produced It was almost certainly due for toplevel discussion at President Eisenhow ers weekly meeting with the Na tional Security Council Wednesday Bad Omen Some members of Congress saw the attack as a bad omenof what the West may expect from the men who took over the leadership Russia after the death of Josef Sta lin Diplomatic officials however said it is entirelytoo earlyto con clude that new Soviet Premier Georgi Malenkov has embarked on a more aggressiveinternational Will Restore Mail Passenger Service on Great Western Passenger and mail service is expected to be restored on the Chi cago Great Western Railroads MinneapolisOmaha line by Friday night J H McWatcrs Mason City division freight and passenger agent reported Wednesday A snowplow with a special at tachment for clearing ice from the rails moved from Minneapolis to Kenyon Minn Tuesday and was expected to reach Oelwein Wed nesday night McWaters said On Thursday it was to proceed west to Clarion and then northeast through Mason City to Austin Service is being restored after the railroad had been tied up since Jan 25 by a strike During the in terim the cuts along the line have filled with snow and ice McWaters explained and clearing the rails is a major undertaking because of the danger of a train being de railed unless the ice is removed chairman of the group by action of the House when the new Con gress organized in January Velde suggested last weekend that his committee might look into Communist influences in the church This stirred up protests from a number of clergymen in cluding Veldcs own pastor It also ran into quick opposition from other members of the com In Speech at Gillette Raps Ike Benson on Not Having Farm Policy By KEN SCHMIDT Guy Gillette DIa blasted President Eisenhower and Secretary of Agriculture Benson for not having a clear policy regarding agriculture and indicated that foreign trade is his answer to the problem Speaking before a small crowd at the Franklin County Swine Pro ducers Association field day he de clared that it is futile to discuss the level of price supports if for eign trade channels are not kept mittee And Velde himself quickly open Remove Risks rAII About PROBABLY SOMETHING THEY Baroyich5 center and her brother Michael 4 lost all their hair after suffering from thallium poisoning two weeks ago Doctors said they probably ate rat poison Their mother Mrs Barco Barovicrti looks on f The Weather Mason City Cloudy through Wed nesday night changing tolight snow Thursday Iowa Cloudy with occasional light rain or drizzle Wednesday night and in east portion Thursday Minnesota Thursday mostly cloudy and colder GlobeGazette weather data upto 8 am Wednesday Maximum 50 I Minimum 37 r At 8 am 38 backed away from the idea saying in a statement Tuesday night that such an investigation is not con templated at this time by me M The incident involving Mrs Meyer was last month Mrs M e y o r wife of Eugene Meyer board chairman of the Washington Post addressed a meeting of edu cators at Atlantic City and criti cized what she termed demo gogic methods used by Vcldes committee and some other con gressional investigation groups Intellectual Pinks Velde retorted that Mrs Meyers attack was typical of those made by intellectual pinks and said she had written a letter to the publi cation Soviet R us s i a Today praising the Russian people Mrs Meyer called this an out rageous falsehood and the Post published evidence that the letter in question was written by a Ca nadian woman namedvMayer In the end Velde acknowledged he was mistaken and fired a com mittee employe on grounds the em ploye had given him inaccurate in formation Velde when advised of Roose velts action told reporters he would withhold comment until he has seen the resolution YEAR AGO Maximum 37 21 SAME DATEW270 BUck trmffle 21 The problem is one ot maldis tribution the losva senator insisted If the restrictions on distribution and marketing of crops arc elim inated so that the spread of price between the producer and con sumer is lessened and if at the same time emphasis is placed ori development of new markets and new uses for these surpluses it will in removingtherisks and dangers involved in the farm industry Gillette advocated making credit available to the farmers so that they can market in an orderly way and not glut the market An other point was New uses for agricultural products with partic ular emphasis on the development of foreign markets which in many instances arebegging for our sur pluses but do not have the means to buy International cartels trade bar riers and tariff walls are the road blocks toward Solution of the farm problem Gillette insisted Future Brighter The future of hog production is Brighter than recent weeks have ndicated the senator believes log numbers are down he pointed out and the temporary low price was caused by heavy marketing The Iowa Democratic leader ih lis criticism of the President and Secretary Benson notedthat Eisen howers State of the Union address was vague regarding agriculture Having toget much guid ance there he said he turned to the recordsof theSenatecommit tee on agriculture which examined Secretary Benson while he was be ing considered for the cabinet post committeeminutes revealed the following Sen Gillette said Asked about changes in the soil conservation program Benson said I am studying it High Court Gets Fischer Appeal DES M01NES appealby 16yearold Robert Fischer former ly of Jewell from a second de gree murder conviction andlOyear prison sentence was argued and submitted to the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday Young Fischer was sentenced at Webster City nearlya year ago for the fatal shooting of his father Al W Fischer former Jewell super intendent of schools The shooting occurred April 18 1951 The youth is free on bonds and policy On the basis of preliminary con fidential reports from US Air Force officials in Germany they sawido reason utb believe that the atta clc was1 a deliberate ti warlike gesture ordered from inspired by Moscow They pointed out that the border between Czechoslovakia andWest Germany where the attack oc curred has been closelycqntrolled by Red and Allied fighter for a long a clash always possible Two Less than two hours after ret ceiving the first flash from tha Defense Department the State De partment instructed the American Embassy in Prague to deliver the strongest possible protest to the Czech foreign office against the attack Informants said the department moved fast to head off any Red claims that the incident was caused by the American planes crossing the Czech border After full investigation the U S is expected 1 Deliver a second protest de manding a Red apology and as surances that the border will be has been living with relatives at respected in the future 2 Demand compensation for U S F84 Thunderjetdestroyed by the Red jet fighters The Air Force values F84 jet at each Cold War Capital American officials also saw an immediate opportunity to maka cold war capital out of the incij dentby using it to refute Commu nist peace propaganda The Voice of America will stress this Manchester line in its broadcasts to the world said Downed Did Not Recognize Plane Marks WIESBADEN Germany UP An American Air Force pilot shot down over the U S sector of Germany said Wednesday the two Russianbuilt MIG15 jet fighters which attacked him had mark ings unlike those in any known air force in the world Another pilot whoescaped the attack agreed FirstLt Warren G Brown Henderson Colo and 1st Lt Bon aid Cf SmithMaryville O1 both veterans of the Korean War weni attacked Tuesday by two unidentified jets over the American Zone of Germany Brown was shot down 15 miles inside Ger many by Oneof the came from direction of Czechoslovakia He parachutedfrom his crippled plane f The Americans flying F84 Thunderjets were on a routine patrol alongthe CzechGerman iron tier whentheMIGs attacked The planes toere part of the US 36th FighterBomber Wing sta tioned at Bitburg v Vs American jetsarmed with the same equipment as the two U S planes in Tuesdays incidentTpa trolledV theCzechGerman border Wednesday spite the incident ij1 The shooting was so far inside the German frontier it is con sidered exceedingly serious by authorities herer An American spokesman said Wednesday that Air Force in terrogators showed them the insignia of the air forces in the world butthe two pilots claimed the markings of the MIGs did not resemble any of them k tf l BROWN ;