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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 20, 1953, Mason City, Iowa Norfh Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Assocluled Press and Press Full Lcasu Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MADru Consists ul Two Section 138 Picture Sequence Shows Death of House in Nevada Tests House Before Blast First Impact Hits to Get Clearance FIRST MOVIE WINS OSCARStage Booth holds her Academy Award Oscar for the best per formance by an actress in a starring role The movie wis Come Back Little Sheba Miss Booths first movie Gary Cooper won an Oscar for the best starring role for men for his performance in High Noon Tax Cuf Delays Russia Proposes Indian Picking New Leader UNITED NATIONS N Y IPIThe United Nations Se curity Council appeared hopelessly deadlocked Friday in its quest for a new secretary general In a 5hour and 21minute secret session the Council Thursday night rejected Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit of In dia who had been nominated by Russia Mrs Pandit received only two votes Russia and Lebanon with one against her and eight countries abstaining The negative voter could not be established definitely after the secret ballot Observers believed it was either Pakistan or Nationalist China Fourth Rejected Mrs Pandit was the fourth nom inee to be rejected by the 11nation Council which must recommend a candidate for election by the Gen eral Assembly Last Friday Rus sia vetoed Canadas Lester B Pearson who polled nine favorable ballots with one abstention At the same meeting the Philip pines Brig Gen Carlos P Romulo proposed by the United Stales re ceived five votes in his favor two against and four abstentions Po lish Foreign Minister Slanislaw Skrzeszewski was rejected with only Russia voting for him Single Candidate The Council recommended that the vetoholding Big Five perma nent members try lo reach agree ment on a single candidate The Council scheduled another secret session for next Tuesday afternoon and the Big Five were expected to meet Monday For almost two hours the Coun cil went over procedural matters with no new names being men tioned Then Soviet Delegate Valerian A Zorin who previously had told the Big Five the Kremlin would sup port only Mrs Panditor Sir Bene al Narsing Pau also of lally proposed Mrs Pandits name formally Quake Toll Tops 1000 ISTANBUL Turkey UP Re curring earthquakes accompanied by rain snow and bitter cold had brought death Friday lo at least 1103 persons in stricken Northwest Turkey Unofficial sources said more than 2000 were injured many of them critically Thousands were homeless and suffering in the bit ter weather Food shortages and smashed water supplies combined with Ihc freakish weather were believed likely to add to the mounting death toll A total of n98 persons was report ed dead in the Venice area alone some 150 miles southwest of Istan bul It was estimated as many as 400 additional bodies would be found in Ihe debris of homes and mosques The Istanbul observatory report ed 14 new quakes in the past 24 hours two of them severe Writing of Measures Is Responsible BULLETIN WASHINGTON Daniel A Reed RNY said Fri day he has not capitulated in his thus far futile fight to cut taxes He said he will fight more vigorously than ever to ful fill the pledges of the Republican party WASHINGTON leaders indicated Friday that delays in writing appropriations bills may postpone floor action on tax cuts for several months Chairman Tahcr of the House Appropriations Committee said in an interview theres not a chance in the world that the big defense spending hills can be brought to the House floor before May 25 It will be June lie added before the foreign aid appropriation is ready for a vote This raised a prospect that floor action will be delayed similarly on i tax trimming bill being urged by haiiman Rcec RNY of the Ways and Means Committee Reeds bill would advance by six Dec 31 to June it 10 per cent scheduled in personal income tax rates Reed charged in effect Thursday that President Eisenhower and others who oppose early ax cut ac tion nie betraying their campaign pledges He termed it unfair dis honest and gaining office under false pretenses a shocking dis regard oE the will of a sovereign people Eisenhower told a news confer ence several weeks ago he never promised early tax cuts but had set tax reduction as a goal for bis administration House leaders Eisenhower reiterated that tax reduction moves should be held off until a balanced budget is in sight SAME Black flap means trarrio death In St hours Old Man Winter Fired VERNALEQUtNOX at pm Friday Old Man Winter gets fired as boss oC Weather Inc a nonprofit organiza tion which supplies among other things something to talk about Winter has been boss for 89 clays since the winter solstice Dec 21 at pm Business activity of Weather Inc is expected to warm up umlu the spring a gentle lady witha flower in herflowing hair Spring held forth a bright promise for Jowans Friday with fan and warmer weather forecast However rain was forecast for Sat urday with the temperatures cooling off Mossadegh Spurns Latest Proposal in Oil Dispute TEHRAN Iran Mohammed Mossadegh re jected Britains monthold latest proposal for settlement oi the BritishIranian oil controversy Friday but coupled his turndown Avith a hope the two nations would renew diplo relations Elated with his recent Ital ian court victory over the British owned AngloIranian Oil Company Mossadegh said in a la dio address he believed his go vein 5 Persons Die os Fire Sweeps Hotel in Chicago fastspreading through a fourstorj early Friday killing and injuring a dozen five olh CHICAGO fire swept hotel in the crowded near north side district persons crs Scores fled to the streets in their night clothes from the flaming Chestnut Hotel on Chestnut St and from other nearby rooming houses and small hotels Firemen carried several resi dents from ladders A legless wom an rescued un harmed from her basement apart ment Scores of persons were given temporary shelter in the Moody Bible Jnslilulc across the street from the hotel at LaSalic and Chestnut streets About 100 persons most of them permanent residents lived in the hotel RAISE FOR TEACHERS DES MOINES increases totaling have been granted to school teachers here for Die school year GRANDSON NOT granddaddy talked overhead at a welcome home ceremony in Bartow Fla James Tanker Van Fleet III was unim pressed and romped over and under the speakers stand Lee Smith tries to coax him down from a climb over the back of the stand Tanker is the sou oi James Van Fleet Jr missing in action in Korea ment now could sell enough oil abroad to operate the Abadan re finery full mil lion gallons of petroleum products daily Although lie offered no counter proposal tho aged nationalist pre mier insisted he was leaving the door open for further negotiations n the dispute over compensation to the A1OC for Irans nationali sation of its vast properties in the country Referring to his diplomatic break last October with Britain Mossadegh said he hoped British leaders will consider the awaken ing of nations and adjust their policy to world conditions today lo enable Jran and Groat Britain 0 benefit from friendly relations hrough renewing diplomatic rela ions Iranians the premier added view the British people with re spect Mossadegh severed relations with the British after 19 months of uitless negotiations in the oil controversy Since the rupture Sweden has Irans interests in London and the Swiss have acted or the Britishhere BULLETINS LEXINGTON Ky ff Ken tucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp Ed Curd and Frank Costel lo Friday were named codefen dants in a Federal Court suit seeking triple damages of 25779 for alleged gambling losses UNITED NATIONS N Y Australia and Canada joined Friday in appeals to Russia to give concrete evidence in UN disarmament debate that Soviet leaders really want peace All About pliofo hy Glfoljs SPRING IS calendar may say spring arrived Friday but the water in Clear Lake hasnt heard the news Here Mrs Ralph Secory of Gear Lake makes the first test of the season and her verdict was Cold Action Hailed in U S West Germany in Jsf Step on Europe Army BONN Germany West Germany emerged Friday as the first nation to meet Americas demand for clear and visible progress toward creation of a two million man European army to include German troops By the The Weaiher Mason City Cloudy with showers ending Saturday afternoon and turning colder Cloudy with showers Friday night warmer northeast Minnesbta Saturday cloudy and colder showers ending during forenoon GlobeGazelle weather data up lo 8 a in Friday Maximum 51 Minimum rjj At 8 n in tj sizable margin of 224165 the Bundestag lower house of the West German Parliament approved the treaty Thursday night Its companion AlliedBonn Peace Contract was okayed 226 Although the treaties still face stiff legislative and court tests in Germany the Bundestag was the first European legislative chamber to act on the army pact authoriz ing recruitment of 500000 Germans for service with the projected six nation oneuniform Western de fense force Truly Significant Tn Washington Secretary of State Dulles hailed the Bundes tags action as a truly significant step forward in a statement is sued a few hours after the legis lative balloting the secretary said There is now increasing likeli hood that the European Defense Community will become a reality Dulles had warned European leaders during his February tour of the continentthat the American Congress might balk at voting big scale funds for foreign military aid unless the army project gets rolling by April Occupation Rights Under the companion peace contract the Big Three Western powers renounce most of their postwar occupation rights am grant West Germany near sov ereignty Britain and the U S al ready have ratified this leaving only France and West Germany lo complete action In Paris official French spokesman pointed out that the army treaty still has to go through the upper houseof the German Parliament where the vote will be a lot closer and then through the high court where Socialists arc at tacking the proposal as unconsti tutional Maj Esslinger Dies in Wreck of Cargo Ship SHEFFIELD Maj Marshall Esslingcr son of Mrs E E Ess linger of Sheffield was among the crew members of the Army amphibian BARC barge amphib ian resupply cargo which sank off the coast about 40 miles south of San Francisco Tuesday accord ing to word received here Word came lo his mother from another son Gale EssHnger a banker in San Francisco who said Maj Esslinger was alive when found in the night but died latet from exposure It was not known just what happened but an inves tigation was underway The body was to be brought to Sheffield next Tuesday accompa nied by the wife and small son The family has been livingat Monterey A younger brother Dean with the armed forces in the Caribbean is now on his way home The accident occurred while ex perimental tests were being made with the giant cargo carrier the largcsl ever made It was mounted on 3300pound tires and was ca pable of carrying a railroad loco motive as well as artillery Maj Esslinger served in World War II and was called back into service in March 1951 The tests of the BARC were centered out of Seattie Wash 10WAN SELECTED WASHINGTON Ben F Jensen of Iowa has been named secretary of the House Republican Campaign Committee McCarran Tells of Decision Security Chief Refused Okay WASHINGTON UP Sen Pat McCarran DNev told the Senate Friday the State Departments se emly chief had refused to cleat Charles E Bohlen a career diplo mat for the job of ambassador to Russia MeCarran thus brought into tha open backstage arguments revolv ing around the Bohlen nomination whicli President Eisenhower iincl Secretary of State John Foster Dulles have defended against Sen ate critics Good Start The Nevada senator referred to the role of Scott McLeocI new State Department Security chief who he said had been authorized to clean out the department arid had made a good start Then the Bohlen case came to McLeod Mc Carran said Mr McLcod concluded that ha could not clear Mr BohJcn Me arran said in a Senate speech The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday voted 15 to 0 to approve the Bohlen nomination after hearing Dulles own evalua tion of FBI reports on the ap pointee McCarran said McLcod reported his own conclusion to Dulles but Dulles did not telt the committee about McLcods views McLcod Wednesday night threat ened to resign because of Dulles handling of the case McCarran told the Senate that astonishingly enough the present FBf check of Bohlen was the first made of that career official McCarran said the Senate should refuse to act on Bohlens nominal tion until every senator had a chance to examine the FBI report He did not specify what the FBI report said about Bohlcn He said if Dulles told the Foreign Relations Committee this week that Bohlen was qualified the secretary state made that statement white knowing that his own security chief had refused to clear the nominee Before Senate Before McCarrans statement to the Senate GOP Leader Robcrt A To ft had said he planned to bring the Bohlen nomination to the Sen ate floor Monday Taft said he has no reason to question Dulles appraisal of tho Bohlen file But the Ohioan said it would have been sounder proce dure for members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to have evaluated it Sens Joseph R McCarthy R Wis and Styles Bridges RNH criticized the committee for accept ing Dulles evaluation Sen Alexander Wiley chairman of the Foreipn Relations Committee hit back at the criti cism over his handling the nomi nation in committee and said Dulles evaluation of the FBI report was perfectly satisfactory Wiley said however he will ask the Slate Department for a complete re port on the DullesMcLeod situa tion UNABLE TO SPEAK RED OAK President Harry S Truman has informed the Red Oak Junior Chamber Commerce he will be unable to speak at their annual banquet here Friday since he will be cni routeto Hawaii 1 ;