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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 2, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper HOME EDITION DNUTYAjLOBE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S N E I G K B O R S ETTE VOL LIX Associated Prcu United Frees Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 2 1953 Tills Paper Consists ol Two One No 175 Reds Select Four Neutral Nations Senators Hit Defense Setup Change Request Ike to Restudy Control Plan WASHINGTON Dem ocratic senators Saturday opened fire on President Eisenhowers pro posed reorganization of the Defense Department calling upon the Presi dent to restudy the plan Sens Russell B Long DLa and John C Stennis D Miss spoke up amid mounting House opposition to the proposal intended to assure more civilian control and better management in the military establishment The two senators particularly criticized a phase of the plan abolishing the Defense Depart ments Office of Director of Instal lations which rides herd on the otyen criticized base constmction and public works program of the armed services Express Doubt Several House leaders have ex pressed serious doubts about the part of the plan increasing the power of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the grounds It might lead to a Prussiantype general staff The plan unveiled by Mr Eisen hower Thursday would let Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson or ganize his department along the lines of a big corporation It pro vided for six hew assistant secre taries and abolished several boards the Office of Director of Installations The emphasis on increased civil Ian control was pointed up in an advisory committees report made public Saturday which Mr JEisen hower drew for his plan The com mittee headed by Nelson A Rocke feller said the defense secretary must be able to clarify the roles and missions of the services Shift Emphasis Wilson has been known to be considering plans to shift some emphasis from the Air Forces strategic striking aim to air de fense reducing the size of the Navy and cutting down the man power in some Army units in the United States Stennis a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee said that if necessary he will intioduce legislation to continue the present installations agency which was set up last year under legislation which he and Long supported Long a former member of the committee said in a separate statement that the office has made savings running into billions and suggested that its proposed aboli tion is a devious attempt on the part of the Pentagon brass to escape an effective economy curb 14Ounce Infant Is Fightingfor Life DBS M01NES was very precarious for a 14ounce baby making a gallant fight for life in an incubator at Raymond Blank Memorial Hospital here Thetinygirl first child of Mr and Mrs James W Nuzum Jr of Des Moines was born a1 ago more than three mouths prema ture The baby was so small at birth no effort was made to weigh it HORROR persons died as a result of this 2car headon collision at Kan sas City shoi tly after midnight Saturday on a bridge crossing the Missouri River in North Kansas City Four of the dead weremen three women The accident tied up traffic on the busy span for more than three hours U S Speeds ies to Indochina WASHINGTON of tate Dulles announced Saturday hat the United States has taken teps to speed delivery of mili ary supplies critically needed by tie defenders of Laos in Indochina Dulles said in a statement that his government considers the Communist attack on the stateof ruthless and unprovoked led talk of a Laotian liberation rmy and of Vietnamese volun eers are classic Communist hrases Dulles said which help dentify Red aggression Reports have been received he vent on that the people of Laos re rallying around their king and re co operating with French led orces in defense of their capital jiiangprabang The United States is in close contact with the Laotian and French governments Dulles said and in addition to speeding deliv ery of military supplies has di ected a foreign aid mission to aos to help with funds and relief supplies to take care of victims of Vietminh Communist aggres sion Secrecy Flight Ended for 20 Released Red Prisoners OK Construction to Increase North Iowas Gas Supply WASHINGTON The Federal Power Commission has authorized constiuction by three natural gas pipeline companies to make avail able an additional 300 million cu bic feet of gas daily to Northein Natural Gas Company Omaha Neb The FPC noted that its decision did not deal with such issues as the marketing of the additional gas Northern ihese will be later The Peoples Gas and Electric which serves NorthIowa with gas purchased from Northern Natural will get its allocable share of the new supply Charles E Strickland general manager said in Mason City Saturday It will be a very welcome ad dition to our present said but until we have studied the written decision of the FPC we are unabletodiscuss the localal lotment PHOENIXVILLE Pa ty tired American GIs recently re the Communists in rea arrived by at Valley Forge Military Hospital early Sat urday after a long secrecyshrouded journey from Tokyo The men four of them stretcher cases were given steak dinners allowed to call relatives from ino telephones brought to their jedsides and then settled down for a nights rest They left Tokyo Thursday in a 97 Stratocruiser and were flown directly to Travis Air Force base near San Francisco bypassing Jonolulu will get and that heard and decided s Blames Auto for Career in Crime JERSEY CITY NJ as SMouJton of Georgetown Me blames his career in crime on a faulty automoblic In a damage suit filed1 here against the Packard Motor Co of Detroit he said defects in a new 1951 car he bought caused an accident which lefthim mentally deranged andprone to crime Too Many Coffee Drinkers fp Organize Soys Gillette WASHINGTON UP are too manyhabitual coffeedrinkers In thiscountry for an organized effective boycott aaginstthe bev erage Sen Guy Gillette said Saturday Hemade this observation in commenting on a grocers recent advertisment iii the Charles City la Press urging buyers to cut their coffee drinking by onethird or onehalf as a method of restrain ing price increases At the time of the earlier sharp rise in coffee prices in the autumn of 1949 the of America in effect conduct a kind of unorganized boycott of cof fee he recalled Many persons finding coffee prices shifted to tea or other beverages then he said The resistance to high prices that timenaturally had the ef fect of reducing the market f6r coffee to sqme extent and there fore of deterring still further rises that isthe only kind boy would work because there are too many million habi coffeedrinkers to be ganized effectively by any sort of campaign Its a matter of indi vidual decision Gillette said he believes the only way Americans can prevent con tinuation or resumption of price speculation in coffee is 1 To have thorough ex posure ofhow the coffee market is rigged as his Senate Agri culture Subcommittee tried to re veal without success some years ago 2 To carry out the legislative and executive recommendations made by the subcommittee Those recommendations were tovregiilale and thereby diminish speculation V Red Propaganda An Air Force spokesman said he Pentagon had ordered security conditions placed onthe trip be cause the men had been victims of Communist propaganda Maj James Campbell public in brmation officer at Valley Forge said however the main reason for he security measure was simply hat the men were both tired and 11 and all had expressed a desire not to beinterviewed Some of the men may have come under the influence of Com munisni Campbell said but the study of such cases has been lim ited and not conclusive It would be unfair he added to brand a whole group of men in such manner All Are III All oE these boys are ill Campbell said All are suffering vitamin deficiencies indicated by pains in their legs and the pool condition of their teeth and gums Although dead tired from the enroute hospital when they saw the distant lights ofPhiladelphia One soldier Ive been flyingover this coun try a long time it good from upthere but it feels even better to bedown here roll ing over Yes sir it sure is good to be home Campbell said the isolated at least until Sunday togivethem a welldeserved rest and then he expected those who were willing to be interviewed might1 talk to newsmen and photo graphers he said thenext of kin ofthe20 men have been no tified by telegram of their arriva and invited to visit them as soon as they wish Iowas Released POW Writes Home BURLINGTON Richard 0 Morrison one of 20 American prisoners of war taken early Satur day to Valley Forge Pa Military HospitaTfor ha his parents that he hope he will be able to come homi quietly Mrs George Moinson the coi porals mother said her boy ex pressed this wish in a letter the family icceived Friday The letter was written April 26 in Tokyo In the letter his mother said Richard described his 214 year im prisonment by the North Korean Reds as a big nightmare and added I wish I could forget but I just cant forget my buddies I left be hind Early Saturday Mrs Morrison saidthe Army sent the family a elegram advising that their son lad been admitted as a patient al Valley Forge Scott 24 Cedar Rapids was killed sarly Saturday in a cartruck col isioh Edward A Allison 39 dar Rapids driver of the car in which Scott was ndmg was in critical condition at a Cedar Rapids hospital trip some perked up by ambulances to the SAME KILLED IN CRASH STANWOOD W Howard L Red Airmen Stay in U S CHICAGO UP Three Yugo Slav airmen chose freedom in th United Saturday of orders to return to their Commu nistruled homeland The young airmen who hac been studying gmes for the American Yugoslav jet en govern ment met in Chicago Friday anc announced they will seek asylum in the United Stales They decided to turn their backs ontheir homeland and Vchoose freedom in the United States where our future can be safe from lommunist tyranny they said The airmen all holding the rank of staff sergeant were Pavle B Pavlovich 24 Uzice Serbia Zi voinD Mitich 22 Belgrade and Risto P Djordjich 25 Zvornik Bosnia Mitich told newsmen he had been scheduled to leave New York for Yugoslavia Thursday aboard the liner Sloveiiia Three other Yu goslavs were to have accompanied lim STUDENT DIES DAVENPORT McKiilip 21 Ottumwa one of four St Am jrose College students hurt in a wocar collision here Thursday night died at Mercy Hospital in Davenport Saturday AP Wlrcphoto PRINCIPALS IN Hayden and his wife Joyce sit in court Friday where they heard the reading of a written statement in which Richard La Force 19year old physics student admitted he had been intimate with Mrs Hayden and may the father of her unborn child LaForce is being tried on charges of attempting to poison Hayden one of his best friends Forcast More Tornadoes in Damage Area ATLANTA Ga killed 24 persons in 24l hours in th Weather Bureau said severelhun derstormsX high winds new tornadoes were expected in northeinGeorgia Caro tin a of damage in Alabama and Geoige resulted from tornadoes during the past 36 hours Sevcral thunderstorms arc ex ected over GeorgiaAlabama and South Carolina Saturday and early Satuiday night the Weather Bu reau said ma special am julletin The Weather Bureau said the storm area is moving rapidly towards the east Residents of the danger areas were advised to watch all threat ening clouds to the west and take cover ifyou see a funnel cloud A scries of tornadoes in the middle Georgia peach belt area Thursday evening caused 17 deaths about 350 injuries and up wards of property dam age Friday night twisters in Ala jama killed seven persons LEPTISTS Paul Robeson addresses a crowd gathered Friday in Union Square New York for a May Day rally At the right is a huge painting of Rus sian Premier Malenkov snaking hands with theilegend Lets Make It Happen Again The rally was permitted aftet1 policeDenied permitfor a parade ongroundsthat it had been turned into a Communist march Astin Defends Accuracy of Researchers WASHINGTON Dr Alle V center a coritrovers search Friday night defended th objectivity fairness and acci racy of the National Bureau o Standards The bureau director delivere what amounted to a rebuttal o Secretary of Commerce Sinclai iVeeks charges against the bureau n a speech before the American Physical Societys annual ban quet Weeks fired Astin charging among other things that the bu reau had not been sufficiently ob ective in testing a controversial chemical designed to prolong the ife of batteries After a storm o scientific and congressional pro est Astin was reinstated pending a study of the bureaus operation jy a special committee of scicn ists While specifically declining to discuss the controversy Astin avc an explantion of the bu eaus creed in testing products We believe in the teachings of Galileo that theory and hypothesis must conform to the results oJ experimentation and observation he said We stress reliability and ac curacy in our operations and in checking and rechecking our re ulls we stress objectivity and airness in our operations and at empt to insure them by a willing ness to accept the results of well alanned reproducible experiment and the logical conclusions there rom Request One Day Recess on Talks Discuss Custody of 48000 Men By ROBERT TRUCKMAN PANMUNJOM UP The Commu isls asked Saturday for a one ay recess in the Korean truce alks after naming four Asian na tions they consider qualified to take ustody of war prisoners who re use to go home The Allies agreed to skip Sun ays1 session North Korean Genr Nam fl said ndia Pakistan Burma and Indo esia might be considered neutral ations to serve as caretakerfor 8000 prisoners who at re urning to Communist ihbme and Allied Position Lt Gen WilliamK Harrison re teraled the Alliedposition that the neutral take custody of the pris ners in Korea until their future s decided Asked whether any of the four sian nations named by the Reds vould be acceptable the senior Allied delegate said is a matter to be settled n levels far above mine N Washington officials were quoted as saying it JnitecL States would accepteither Pakistan India o take custody prisoners in Korea v No Firm Policy However informed15 sources said the U Shad no firm policy other than that Switzerland were acceptable The Redsalready rejected Switzerland The UN suggested Sweden Friday but the notreply Meanwhile a fanatical clothesrip sing demonstration Parimunjora ay a band of hardcore Red prepared to wind up delivery ofdisabled NorthKo rean and Chinese prisoners Sun day A total of 185 Reds including 21 vomen will be returned making he final total 5670 800 more than originally promised Red Demand Nam repeated at the opening of Saturdays sessionthe Red demand hat the UN first agree to send alky prisoners out of Korea be ore the neutral custodian is named He insisted however that itis obvoiusly impractical to ives to faraway EuropeT b There are many neutral nations n Asia such as India Burma In donesia Pakistan Can you possibly say that these neutral na ions are not Nam said it would put a neutral n anembarrassing position1 if fwere not first decided to ship prisoners out of Korea This also vould be true he saidif the Allies refused to agree to a nation named by the Reds OUT OF PRACTICE WOR C E S T E n Mass Vhen Patrolman Dorius J Rob rts 65 retired from the police de artmemV he handed in theserv ce revolver ho hadnt fired once n the line of duty during 40 years n the force rAII About The Weather Mason City Low Saturday night High 4850 J owa Cooler southeast Sunday High Sunday near 45 northwest 5055 southeast cloudy and little warmer Mon day Minnesota Partly cloudy north mostly cloudy with occasional drizzle south Sunday High Sun day 4550 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Saturday Maximum 56 Minimum 44 Al 8 a m 45 Precipitation i Trace YEAR AGO l f Maximum 85f Minimum 58 Airman Dierks Dies in Korea telegram re icived by Mr and Mrs Herman C Dierks who farm seven miles east of Northwood stated hat the body of their son Airman Norman II Dierks 23 would rrive at Lyle Minn May 7 with military escort Word was received of his death n Korea from hemorrhagic fever larch 14 Another son Robert al o inline airforce service was disi harged and just arrived home rom TexasThursday Iowa Peace Officers Attend School DES MOINES UP Oneday chools forpeace officers are cheduled for eight Iowa cities be inning May 25and lasting1 through The schools will bo sponsored by he Iowa Associationof Chiefs ot Officers and the loWaSher ffs AssociationJ v I Theschools ire scheduled for urlington May 25 CtaarUon Majf 26s RedJDalc May 27 Jefferson Ma 28 Cedar Rapids Oelwelri unei2 plowaf Falls1 atxt ;