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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper HOME EDITION CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S N E I GH BOR S VOL LIX Associated and Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 81953 This Paper Consists of Two One Centennial Is Month A wayWorkers Are Heading Into Final Lap lhe visitors Burhite heads the Junior ChamFridav which will be F J vv parades floats reunions a histor ical play window displays a cen tennial ball sports day street dancing band and choir concerts and the naming of both a festival and a centennial queen are to be on the program of Mason Citys Centennial Celebration tJune 7 to 14 inclusive With the celebration just a nionth in the future committees made up of scores of men and women are at work preparing the program that is to commemorate the build ing of the first cabin in Mason City exactly 100 years ago Heading Committees Heading the committees are Gen Hanford MacNider honorary chairman and John Vance gen eral chairman The eight day program gets un der way Sunday June 7 with a concert in East Park by the Muni cipal Band and the Chamberof Com merce Chorus The following day will be homecoming and re union day preparations for which are being handled by a committee made up of Rcmley J Glass chairman Ralph S Stanbery Dr H F Pool E George C Senn W Clark and throughout the week will be at the Music Hall where a special wel come program will be held Mon dayat 2 p m Monday evening the downtown display windows wil be showing articles used by the pioneers Joel Hanes is chairman of the display commit tee W Earl Hall is iieading a com mittee that is extending invita tions to distinguished guests Monday night will see the first of three presentations of the See Other Centennial Stories on Pages 8 and lo Womans Club drama department historic play directed by Mrs Jay Houlahan W L Band Festival Nichols and Dan G Burhite heads the Junior ber committee on the parade Wednesday will be Transporta tion Day with C W Smith as chairman of a committee planning a parade showing the advances in transportation from the ox cart to modern vehicles The Centennial historical parade one of the highlights of the fes tival will be held at 6 p m Thursday Heading arrangements for this giant event is Leo Sweesy The 10 contenders for Centennial queen each costumed to represent a decade in the citys history will be in this parade Riding in the queens float in this parade and reigning as queen until the new sovereign is chosen will be Mrs Bob Chambers who as Miss Louise Lennan was the queen of the 75th anniversary cele Klempnauer are again heading the committee for the North Iowa Band Festival which will be held Tuesday with the morning parade concerts throughout the day and he grand finale and the corona Jon of Miss North Iowa at the Roosevelt Stadium in the evening Mrs Bob Bergland is heading the band queens committee and Jerry bration Centennial Ball The Centennial queen will be an nounced and crowned at the Cen tennial Ball at theSurf at 9 pm Thursday Heading the committees on the queen are Steve John D Vance Jr and Mrs Sidney H Hovda Sam Edgar and Kenneth Church are co chairmen of the program Friday which will be Centennial sports day Dave Diercks and Earl Dean head uppreparations for the pave ment dance Saturday night at which prizes will be given for the best costumes This will give ev eryone an opportunity to appear in the bygone days E C Jones is chairman of a large publicity committee that will see that the Centennial is properly publicized Max Boyd is chairman of a com mittee which has prepared a color film depicting the progressin Ma son City the past 25 years This film is now being shown to clubs and other organizations British Jet Sets Altitude Record LONDON British twinjet Canberra bomber climbed to 63 668 feet bettering the world air craft altitude record byr 4222 feety the Royal Aero Club announced Friday Recordsof the flight will be sub mitted to the Federation Aeronau jque Internationale in Paris as a claim for a new world record Please Regard This a Personal Invitation TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY to Attend Mason Citys Centennial Celebration JUNE 7 TO 14 INCLUSIVE The week will be mode up of interesting events commemorating Mason Citys 100 years as a community A Warm Welcome Awaits You GlobeGaxette readers may clip out this blank or tear out this whole page or send this entire paper by mail to a friend in another community A detailed program of the Centennial Celebration with historical material and a large number of pictures will appear in the Centennial Issue June I RADIOS TO COORDINATE Talkie xa oomuany lowa National Guard will be used to coordinate the severalmiles of bands arid floats in Iowa Band Festival parade one of the highlights of the forthcoming Mason City Centennial celebration Getting the on the workings of the miniature ra dios from 2nd Lt David Hirsch of Company H to Hurschel OBrien starting chairmanof the Band Festival par ade Jerry Burhite Band FpsrivaJ rVin jrman starting chairmanof the Band Festival parade Jerry Burhite BandFestival chairman Vern Kimball safety and coordination chairman Hirscti and Don Tubbesing spacing and policing chairman The Junior Chamber of Commerce is handling the arrangements for the parade A McManus Now Asks Legal Aid GANANDAIGUA N Y UP Fred Eugene McManus confessed killer of five persons during a four day crosscountry crime spree with a teenage blonde was arraigned on first degree murder charges here Friday Composed and seriousfaced the 18yearold AWOL Marine from Valley Stream N Y said he would accept courtassigned conn sel a complete reversal ot his earlier intentionnot to accept lega aid 25 Guards Abovit 25 guards manned every window and door of the Ontario County courthouse as McManus wearing the same green overcoal hehad on when captured enterct the court He also was wearing a white shirt and was tieless The indictment charging McMan us with wilfully feloniously and with malice aforethought shooting and killing a Rochester college 1 student was read by District Attor ney Thomas Croucher Do you desire the right of coun sel Supreme Court Justice H Douglass Van Duser asked I do the lad replied calmly When McManus was first cap tured he stubbornly denied the pleas of his father Mose McManus to accept aid At a hearing inVic tor NY after his return East he said he did not want a lawyer Dale for appointment of counsel was set for May13 Found Sane McManus was returned here Thursday from WillardState Hos pital where physiciansfoundhim sane after a 30day mental exam ination Simultaneously a grand Jury returned the indictment McManus was charged with kill Ing William A Braverman 19j Rochester NYMarch 27 near Victor Date of the trial has not 0cen set Centennial Program SUNDAY June in East Park Municipal Band and Chamber of Commerce Chorus 8 p m MONDAY June and Reunion Day headquarters in Musk Hall throughoutweek Program welcoming visitors and oldtimers Music Hall 2p m Unveiling of historical windows p m Concert in Central Park HighSchool band 8 p m Womans Club drama Our Century High School Auditorium pm TUESDAY June Festival Day Parade of queens and bands 10 a m Grand finale Roosevelt stadfum Gates open Womans Club historical play High School Auditorium p m WEDNESDAY June Day Parade showing ad vanceof transportation from oxcart 5 p m Concert by Munic ipal Band East Park 8 p m Womans Club play High School Auditorium p m THURSDAY June Historical parade 6 p m Cen tennial Ball Surf Ballroom where announcement of and coro nation of queen will take place 9 p m FRIDAY June Sports Day with playground activ ities and other events Concert in Central Park Roosevelt Jun ior High School Band 6 p m SATURDAY June dance Priies for old lime and comic costumes 9 p m Concert in Central Park Monroe Junior High School Band 8 p m Garden Club decorates churches SUNDAY June and Community Day Special services in Concert in East Park Municipal Band 3 p Hymn service by singers from all churches 8 p m AFL Chief Senator Clash 1 s on Cleaning Up Dock Union WASHINGTON AFL President George Meany an grily told Tobey RNH Friday that well you wont as to what the labor federation will do about a cleanup on the racketridden New YorkNew jersey water ront Well decide shouted back at tiim in a stormy exchange ataSenate Com n e r c e Subcommittee hearing Well passlegislationthat willput hehooks intothis1 situation between the ponder ouslabor chief and th6 senator chairman ofithc subcommittee was set off by va demand from faster action in the AFLs moves racketeers out of its International Longshore mens Association ILA Meany had testified he has no power to kick but JosephP Ryan as presidentor to penal ize the union itself if it fails to clean house Hesaid authority to take such action is vested by the AFL con stitution in the Unions annual con vention and that he personally lacksauthority even to call a spe cial convention ahead of its sched uled meetingsnext September Tobey contended that could mean too long a delay and de manded you think you ought to amend the Weir amend the constitution as wethinkJit should be Meany No Budg Humphrey Gives Out Information No Tax Cuts Coming Up WASHINGTON Eis enhower administration F r i d a j gave iip hope of balancing the bud get in the fiscal j ear beginning July 1 and with it apparently hope for an income tax cut this year Secretary of Treasury George M tfumpmey gave out the bad news He said in fact the admimstra tion may have to ask Congress to raise the1 national debt limit o The present debt is less than from thai limit Humphrey told the Senate For eigri Relations Committee he wai imparting such in ormation No Prospect is no prospect at all for anything but an increase in the na tional debt at the present mo ment Humphrey said President Eisenhowers adminis ration has taken the position that taxes should not be cut until a bal anced budget is definitely in sight Humphreys statements indicated here was little chance for enact ment of Rep Daniel Reeds tax cutting bull The New York Re publican nevertheless is pressing or his bill to cut personal income axes by about 10 per cent begin ning July 1 That would be an ef ective cut of about 5 per cent for he calendar year Humphreys statement was nade in closed session while he estified on Mr Eisenhowers 5800000000 foreign aid program iiutsonie of his remarks were re eased later Although I am distressed that ve cannot balance the budget this year I do not believe it should be balanced this year he said Com mittee Chairman Alexander Wiley made clear that Hum phrey was talking about the 1954 iscal year beginning this July 1 Too Great The risks that would involve n our security would simply be too Teat Humphrey said The present debt limit as set by ongress is Hum phrey said that the legal limit on he size of the national debt may aVe to be increased I am very disappointed in our bility notto go further in reduc ig the contemplated budget eficit Humphrey said We have ot been able to make the reduc ions I personally hoped to make Former President Truman esti Vated a deficit of or fiscal 1954 The administration opes toreduce this substantially uthad notdisclosed its target Humphrey told the senators that is chief difficulty in cutting the1 udgetjs that about 65 to 70 per entof government1 spending is for atjonal security programs I pect B Believe UN to Demand Red Guarantee Against Force in Repatriation PANMUNJOM Korea United Nations will de mand at a truce meeting Saturday that the Communists give grantee any attempt to force repatriation of antiRed war prisoners it was understood Friday night The demand would be in reply to an 8point Commu nist proposal on disposition of the antiRed prisoners which the Pei ping Radio hailed as laying the basis for immediately bringing about an armistice Allied Reply It is believed that Lt Gen Wil liam K Harrison senior UN truce delegate will give the Allied reply to chief Communist Negotiator Gen Nam II at a truce meeting scheduled for 11 am Saturday Harrison is expected to fire at Nam a series of searching ques tions as to the Communists real intention in proposing that the fate of the antiCommunist prisoners who refuse repatriation be put up to a politicalconference It was made plain in New York Thursday night byPresident Eisen hower personally that the UN will not accept any plan which might leave the antiCommunist prisoners in danger of accepting forcedre patriation or facing endless impris onment Ike Presides The United States stand on the Red proposals was worked out at a meeting in Washington Thursday Mr Eisenhower presided then went to New York and in his speech to Republicans t said he would never agree to forded re patriation v Harrisonis expected to meet the Communists at the ftruce session with a full and explicit statement of the UN stand based on instruc tion drafted in Washington V The atmosphere in this truce vil lage is optimistic But it isindicat ed that there are enoughirbugs in theComrmmistprisoners plan to RUSSELL TONGAY 4 Accuse Father 1 in Death of require several more weekst of CHRISTMAS IN MAYIt was Merry ChristmSa thankful and reverent night in Alameda Calif for Sgt James Daniel a repatriated prisoner of war Under a tree in their apartment Daniel receivesgifts from his children Shirley 7 Bobby 3 and wife Bernice One of the Most Powerful Aged Man Dies of Injuries in 2Car Collision Prell 75 ofPlym outh died at a hospital in Mason City late Thursday afternoon from injuries suffered in aheadon auto mobile collision six and a half miles east of Manly Wednesday night Three others who were injured in the twocar crash were reported in satisfactory condition at local hos pitals Friday Charles Hrubetz 32 of Plymouth was driving the other car involved inthe accident His wife and 12 yearold son David were also hos pitalized Prell suffered a fractured arm internal injuries as well as facial lacerations Ftmeral services will be held Saturday at 2 pm at Brides Another Atomic Test OutDazzles Daylight LAS VEGAS Nev atomic tesfc device exploded vitnaflash that outdazzled the daylight at am GST at the Nevada The lingering flash resortgambling 75 miles away indicated that this the eighth detona tion in the Atomic Energy Com BULLETIN WASHINGTON WThe United States has given France mil lion dollars in special aid to bolster French and native forces opposing the Communists in Indo China All About HDOUl The Weather Mason City Saturday mostly fair not so warm high 72 to 76 7 Generally fair and mild day night and Saturday 5 Minnesota JPartiy cloudy through SaturdayiNptquite so warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Frirfay Maximum Minimum YEAR AGO 74 47 66 50 41 missions spring series was one of the brightest The atomic mushroom cloud formed immediately Two and a half minutes after the detonation a beautiful cloud soared upward to about 25000 feet First indications were that the blast took place at Frenchman Flat and that it was a tower shot or an extremely low air drop The tremor from the shot reached Las Vegas about five minutes afterward Elaborate preparations for ch aining information on blast ef fects on various facilities were set up but the AEG did not im mediately indicate which were af fected by Fridays shot Atransplanted pirieforest rail road trestles vehicles and struc ures were on thejgrpunds Fifteen offi cial witnesses forrthevtest intwhich 2000 Army troops were dug in 800 Previously troops have been as close as 2500 yards r Funeral Home in Manly the Rev George Scheider of Manly officia ting Burial will bein the Plym outh Cemetery Mr Prell was a lifelong resident of Worth County He was born on a farm seven and onehalf miles east of Manly Jan 27 son of John and Mary Prell He was one of nine children and Jiever mar ried Survivors include three brothers Leon Manly Harry J New Bos ton 111 and Jason L Cumber land Wis and two sisters Mrs John Koci Manly and Leona Prell Manly The accident which look his life occurred just a quarter of a mile from his home 4 lowans Drown in Mississippi By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Accidents claimed the lives of seven lowans late Thursday in cluding the death of Ira Prell in a Mason City hospital The mishaps included the drowning of four per sons in a boating accident near Dubuquc The four drowned when their boat overturned on the Mississippi River Dead are Mr and Mrs Frank Frommell Melvin Schu macher 9 and Eugene iFrommelt 26 Two tractor accidents accounted for the other two deaths Herman Fessler 51 was killed nearMan Chester and Earl Gray 73 was fatally injured near Bussey r 4 7 Tongay bronzed swimming uinstructorjwho once wasacqUfiCfed ofcharges IKat he mistreated his swimstar daugh ter Kathyy Friday was causingher death Dot Charles E Mi an au topsy the flaxenhaired fiveyearold child died Wednesday of aruptured in testine caused by a blow Warrant A warrant charging the husky 3Gryearoid exCoast Guardsman with second degree murder was is sued Thursday night minutes after Tongay won release fromCity Jail ona writ of habeascorpus Tongay had been arrested and forinvestigation of nurder two hours earlier after lengthy grilling by Sapp and other officers Tongay made no admis sions during the interrogation Sapp said It was in 1949 that Tongay was tried and acquitted of charges that he had mistreated Kathy The swimmer have been six years old on May 22 x The child who learned to swim before could walk and had been taking swimming instruc tions from tier father ever since suffered convulsions Wednesday and died enroute to a hospital Ruptured Intestine Dr Victor Calderine hospital pathologist saidjn liisreport that the ruptured intestine with accom panying hemorrhages apparently had been caused by a blow Lt Chester Eldredge chief ot the homicide bureau said the blow apparently hadbeen administered 24 hours earlier The girl had apparently suf fered anextremely brutal beat ing he said Shewas bruised all over and had a ruptured intes tine Kathy and her brother Bubba had been taking swimming in structions from their father daily at the Treasure Island Pool and Cabana Club i rNo Accident Mrs Tongay said the child was not injured in any accident and she could not explain theconvul sions Y The Tongays first child Russell died in 1945 at the age of 18 monthsAt that timea doctor tes tified at an inquest that a cerebral hemorrhage probably brought on caused the cy by a head Mrs Tongay said the baby had fallen down some steps in v their apartment No chargeswerelfiled SAME DATKlttt141 Buck tec M ;