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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION DN CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAXES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LtX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 12 This 1npcr Consists of Two One British Two Principal Candidates for U S Attorney Republicans to Replace Mason FROM THE WIRE SERVICES DES were cur rent here Thursday that the selec tion of a U S district attorney for Northern Iowa has narrowed to F E Van Alstine of Pocahonlas and John Lougblm of Cherokee However also considered lo be in the running are Alfred Beardmore of Charles City Don Hutchinsqn of Algona and ReidHunt of Tipton Held by Mason The job is currently held by M L Mason of Mason City who re ceived ah inlerim appointment af ter former U S Attorney Tobias Diamond resigned under pressure Also to be filled by the new Re publican administration are the jobs of U S marshal for Northern Iowa and Southern Iowa and U S district attorney for Southern Iowa Clem Crahan is said to be regarded as the mostlikely ap pointee for the marshals job in North Iowa In the southern part of the state it is reported that Roy Stephenson Polk County GOP chairman has the inside track for the attorneys job Stephenson was a preconven tion Eisenhower supporter Robert Goodwin of Des Moines GOP national committeeman from Iowa said that there is no specific date set for making such appoint ments but that recommendations will likely be passed on toU S Sen Bburke Hickenlooper in the near future The senator will make the final recommendation on the appointments Got to Move r Weve got to move onv those ap pointments pretty Goodwin Said An e sti m ated 36 R epiiblican s h aye made formal applications for the marshal jobs in the districts There are 17 to 18 formal appli cations on hand from each dislricl for marshal with possibly olher persons interested who havent yet made formal applications With the district attorney jobs the pictureis somewhat different Party officials indicate about a halfdozen lawyers in each district interested in the appointments One of the main reasons for lack of interestin llie district attorney posts is ihe stated policy that the new national Republican adminis tration will expect that the jobs will bo fulltime affairs with no chance of continuing private law practice on the side CHECKER TOURNAMENT ALBIA W The state checker tournament ended here Wednesday Ylliil JIV LlJdl LUG night after three days and two committee may investigate Com mghts of play with George Huber Blakesburg and Glen Mercer Wincountry Commiltec members aghast at tersct tied for first in Class A All About The Weather Mason City Colder Thursday night Little change Friday Iowa Partly cloudy and Thursday night Friday cloudy to cloudy m temperature petence colder parlly Minnesota to cloudy Friday partly cloudy 8 a m Thursday Maximum 48 Minimum 39 At 8 a m 40 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 37 Minimum 30 Harold H Velde man of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee looks papers in his office after Rep Franklin Roose velt Jr asked that he be removed from his post if Must Have Approval UnAmerican Group Clips Velde s Power WASHINGTON House UnAmerican Activities Committee Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to stop Chairman Harold H Velde from starting any new Com munist investigations without the committees Resolution was offered by Francis Er Waller DPa in a committeefight that followed suggestion for a possible in vestigation of Communism among the clergy Its adoption came after a hectic public session called to check into an alleged spy ring seeking to obtain confidential information The scheduled Glasser a Rutgers University law a postponement until Wednesday and then issued a pub lic statement blasting the Redsin education investigation He accused the committee of try ing his reputation and challenging its right lo rake over what he called IGycarolcl disloy alty charges against him long since put to rest Veide stirred up a tremendous amount of resentment earlier this week when he suggested that the FCC Orders on Davenport TV WASHINGTON Fed eral Communications Commission Army officials unanimously testi fied that congressional appropri ations for ammunition since the munism in the churches ot the Thursday granted permits for 27 auons zor ammumuon since tne new television stations the most outbreak the Korean War ever awarded1ui one day Permits been adequate included Mel Foster and Harold Hoersch channel 36 Davenport the very idea of invading the re ligious field were out lo clip Veldes wings Wednesday Rep Franklin Roosc veli Jr suggested that Velde be re movedfro in his post as head of thecommitteebecause of incom Symington Asks Defense PHILADELPHIA onetime Pentagon chief said Wednesday GlobeGazette weather data up to American people knew mi i the truth nhnnr tho hiffor the truth about thebitter rivalries intheArmed Services theywould demand a wholesale reorganiza tion of the Defense Departnient Sen Stuart Symington former secretary of the Air Force told the Bulletins seventh annual forum the public is not being given the truth about the defense effort Boy 16 Admits Slaying Girls in Forbidden Forest NEW YORK N Y 16 yearpid boy has confessed he lured two little girls into a forbidden for est and killed them when they upset his plan to make love to the 8yearotd victim the district at torney announced Thursday Both the boy Carleton Mason and the slain children Marjorie Boudreau 8 and Esther Nagy 5 were residents of the Lakeside School a private institulion for children of broken homes An autopsy report said both little girls had becn victims of a perr sexual act but Rockland County District Attorney John A Skahen said Mason had denied he made such an attack School Director Russel Wight said he found Masons confession in credible He said the youth had appeared to all school officials as Skahen said the boy confessed after long questioning and a lie de tector test and late Wednesday night led officers to a swampy spot in off limits section of the school grounds and showed them BULLETIN WASHINGTON gov ernment Thursday removed price controls from beer coffee and all other consumer goods still underceilings Controls were re moved from thousands of indus trial items including all build ing materials change from channels to channel 6 Austrian Alps Thursday Order Ammunition Investigation Will Check Who Was Responsible WASHING TON Sen ate Armed Services Committee said Thursday that Gen James A Van Fleets charge of ammunition shortages in Korea has been fully substantiated It directed a subcommittee to determine respon sible 22 Months Van Fleet had said in testimony before the committee that there had been ammunition shortages in Korea throughout Ihe 22 months that he was commander of the 8th Army and until he left Korea about a month ago Chairman Leveiett Saltonslal RMass of the Armed Services Committee said Monday that ammunition supplies to Korea have improved rapidly since Van Fleet leftKorea Saltonstalls committee approved a resolution directing a subcom mittee lo continue the ammunition iriquiry started by the full commit tee It called for a reporton the officials and conditions responsible for this situation of ammunition shortages The resolution was sponsored by Sen Harry F Byrd who has called the shortage a national scandal Saltonstall said he will appoint members to the subcommittee in a few days The resolution approved unani mously took official note of Van Fleets testimony that v Serious and at times critical shortages existed throughout his tour ofduty as 8th Army comman der 2 Van Flwt almost daily the existence of such short ages 3 The shortages of ammunition substantially restricted the action of our troops and endangered our defense lines 4 The situation was improv ing when Van Fleet left Korea but shortages stillexisted Fully Substantiated The commilce said these chief points of V a ji Fleets complaint have been fully substantiated by the testimony before the commit The committee also bad heard testimony from Defense Sec retary Charles E Wilson Army Secretary Robert T Stevens and Gen J Lawton Collins Army Chief of Staff The resolution also noted that 8 DEAD MISSING wa VIENNA WFive Auslrians and 1 wo cnange in The FCC also granted a permit three rcpor cd dead to WOCTV Davenport Iowa to or missing after accidents in the m Lhe lop change from channel 5 to channel B inrec ana ine Predicts Trouble for Malenkov i 4 o e seev who Predicted Stalins death almost to the day said Thurs day that btalms successor Georgi Malenkov is in for lotsof trouble in holdingtbgeth er the empire Ins master handed down to him X prophesy plenty of discord iivthe sa tellites said the seerregretfullyrefusing permission to use his name Wewho scan the skies for0kl Moores Almanac and Raphaels Almanac must do so he saidPassing up a chance for immortality in psychic literature 10KOVlthun T rstandable pride he pointed to his prediction made last year for the March 195d calendar page of Raphaels Almanac It read Saturn rising in Moscow constitutes a threat of national mourning in the perhaps for Stalin The prediction was spotted for the middle of March i knew it was Stalin all immediately hishoroscope and came up with the confirmation Butwe always are really prettyy cautious you know So I made it a Vrol Old Moores and Raphaels have been publishing since 1697 ihey claim innumerable direct hits such as the dropping of the atomic bomb the date of the British general strike in 1926 and the abdicationof the Duke of Windsor among other predictions Report Ike to Set Aside Postal Exams WASHINGTON WVT h e Eisen hower administration shortly will issue an executive order setting aside all recent postmaster exams won by highlyplaced Republican senator said Thursday This was described1 as a neces sary first step in a series of moves to give Republicans a taste of the postmastership plums for the first time in about 30 years As a sec ond step new examinations have to be held Civil All ot the 40000 postmaslerships e country a r e under civil service About 3000 of them are vacant or are filled by temporaty appointees named by the fice Department The Ilepublicans have been eye ing these 3000 jobs But they have found that as a result of the civil service examinations the lists of eligibles for many of these posi tions are nearly all filled by Dem ocrats The appointments arc made by the President from the lop three in each examination However the Democrats who won the tests were not actually nominated for the posts Despile the civil service status of the jobs there always has been considerable politics in the filling of the more important postmaster 22241 first second and thirdclass posts Three Classes These three classes are filled by prcsidcnlial nominalion with Sen ate confirmation Members of the House and local political leaders have made the recommendations Republicans say no members of their own party took the tests for the posts prior to the change in A Republican senator said an executive order setting aside the examinations probably would be issued after the Civil Service Com mission has been reconstituted He said this would be soon U S Backing Romulo in UN P HomuJo of the Philippines Thurs curity Council for selection of a hew secretarygeneral Russia nominated Polish Foreign Minister Stanislaw Skrzeszewski in lo the fight and Jinked up with and Denmark seconded by Britthe first group of reinforcements ain proposed Assembly Together they fought their way President Lester B Pearson of through the Reds and reached the LEGISLATORS HONORED Wiriphoto Sen Frank C Byers MIU onuwcu uiujii Cedar Rapids and Rep Arch W McFarlane Wa where to find his missinghunting terlop were honored by a joint session of the Iowa Senate knifc and House as its two senior legislators Canada Al Wlrcphofo SOMETHING NEW IN TOP KICKSThe menand women of the 32nd Air Squadron in Syracuse N orders these days from a new first SheisAir man First Class Elizabeth Kealy 22 whotookover forjthe male first sergeant when he went to thehospitalfor three1 inonths Outnumbered 31 American Troops Rescue Surrounded Patrol Group SEOUL Korea IP American infantrymen battled through a ringof Chinese CommunistsThursday to rescue aii outnumbered US patrol that madea 7hour stand in the winters heaviest snowfall to break up aRedattack Snow fell all front It ranged from eight inches in the west to 14 inchesin Ihe casl Insome sectors the snow changed lo rain late in the day and turned supply routes into quag mires Outnumbered 31 The American patrol outnum bered nearly three to one pounced on a 100man Chinese force when it spotted theReds moving across nomans land to attack a UN position south of Pyonggang on the central front The Communist troops their at tack plans upset surrounded the small palrol and poured riflo and UNITED NATIONS N Y UP machine gun fire on the Ameri United States grouped its cans Red mortars sentin shells forces behind Brig Gen Carlos from rear Positions One body of troops from the 4tuiiuinj IJL uiu J uic day inpreparation for the first 1Tlan Alncd positions ran inlo Ihe ballot in the UnitedNations vSeCommunists surrounding the pa trol and was itself cut off Push Into Fight A second American force pushed patrol Seek Killer of lowan DESMOINES UP Police searched Thursday for a man who slashed Earl McMurry 64 lo death in his filling station for money Threeyoung hitchhikers picked up near Adel were questioned but Capt Malcolm Dailey said they were in the clear Estimates of money taken from the filling station ranged from to No one was sure McMurrys body was found late Wednesday in a pool of blood in the washroom of the station He had been cut on the face arms and body No weapon wasfound Daileysaid the slayer apparent ly ordered McMurry into the wash room and killed him there because no blood was found elsewhere The cash register was found open with only small change left A satchelused to carry money was empty FSA Cabinet Post WASHINGTON President Eisenhower l laid before Congress Thursday a reorganization plan setting up a new federal Depart ment of Health Education and Welfare to take over the functions of the present Federal Security Agency The White House said the pres ent FSA administrator Mrs Oveta Gulp Hobby would become sec retary oj the new department if as expected the plan becomes fective Eisenhower submitted his pro posal under a general law permit ting him to draft plans for reshuf fling government agencies in the interest of economy and efficiency This law provides that such plans once submitted lo Congress become effective 60 days laterom iess the Senate or House adopts meantime a resolution of disap proval To be Adopted such a resolution must have the wtes of at least tialf of lhei 96 senators or half of House members FSA was set President Franklin D Roosevelt in 1939 It includes the social security sys temPublic Health Service Food Say Reds i Shoot at Survivors Europe Chilled With War Fear LUENEBURG Germany RussianJet fighters shot down ai British fourengfned bomber on the EastWest frontier Thursday It was the second Communist attack on Allied military planes over Germany since George Malenkov became Soviet prime minister f At least four British airmen were reported killed when two Soviet MIGfl5s sent a1 slow prof pellerdriven Lincoln b o m b e r crashing in flames near the Elbe River 52 Hours Earlier Just 52 hours earlier an obso lescent American Thunderjet was shot by two Czechoslovak MIGISs 300 miles south in U S occupied Bavaria but the pilot es caped by parachute The two incidents chilled Europe with fear They raised a Question whelhcr new shoottokill orders may have been issued to Commu nist fightersvpatrollirig the Western ofthe Soviet bloc But a British spokesman lin was too early thes attacks indicate a pattern THeBritish bomber cruising on an exercise flight about30 miles southeast of Hamburg West Ger many3 largest city was attacked about p m in a cloudflecked sky West German eyewitnesses said they sawtwo jets pursue the bomber from vthe directf6n7ofthe Soviet zone i British zonetown ot Blepjcefle and continueshooting at ithad already burst into West German police said the apparently also fired at the British airmen when they were parachut ingto earths One recovered para chute had a cannoashelPhole An air force sergeantindentified as navigator was picked up West German civil ian car and driven to a hospital 3ut died enroule He had a bul el wound in the shoulder and his neck had been broken in the para chute drop Another injured airman the pi ot was brought alive to a hos pital where British military doc tors refused further details Only the Soviet air force has ighters stationed in East Germany The fighters flew off unscathed after circling the smoking wreck age which marked their kill oh the east bank of the Elbe just across the river from the West German village of Barfoerde Ger man border crossers said East German Peoples Police immedi ately cordoned off the debris Oth er wreckage appeared in the Brit ish zone or in the area beneath the air corridor between Hamburg and Berlin The old wartime Lincoln was loo slow to defend itself against the let attack The US Thunderjet destroyed last Tuesday was also easyprey for superfast MIGISs That pilot Lt Warren G Brown never had time to fire back after he was allacked without warning The Lincoln carried a crew of it least five German civilians said hree bodies were in the wreckage Immediate protest The London foreign office said he British high commissioner Su bvene Kirkpatrick would send an immediate protest to General of Army Vassily Chuikov Soviet com mander in chief in East Germany The American protest to Czecho slovakia delivered W e d n esday was answered with a counter charge that the shotdown Ur S Thunderjet had violated Czech ter ritory i i Tho British Royal Air Force does not station fourengined bombers regularly in Westx Sermany but brings th raining missions f Some the unfamiliar vfiih Ger man terrain couldvhave a slight error that put them brieflyinside zone The Thunderjet was shot up with machineguns Lincoln 37iriikimeter cannom Gerhard Golmann German iceman at the border town of Bleckcde said two jet fighters ;