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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION bN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N E WS P A P E R T H AT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Ajsocialed Press and United Press Full LeaM Wires ieven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 12 1953 Tills Paper Consists Two One m Death Figure in Texas Torna Reaches 72 Fear It May Be TOO 50 Persons Are Missing Warning of More Storms WACO Tex law was declared here Tiles das as the death toll from three Texas tornadoes reached 72 The US Weather Bureau warned more tornadoes may occur in a wide Texas area by late afternoon or night Rescue workers digging with bare hands and bulldozers into wreckage of downtown Waco buildings reduced to rubble AP Wircphoto ORPHANED BY sad and bewildered Qra lia Martinez 11 sits amid wreckage of the house in which her parents three brothers and a sister died in atornado at Hollandale Mirih Sunday Oralia escaped because she wasvisiting an aunt at the time the tornado struck Clark at Munsan Allies Will Propose CounterPlan on POWs PANMUNJOM Korea Mark Clark flew to the Allied camp at Munsan Tuesday and handed his chief truce negotiator a new Washingtonapprovedplan to break the Korean armistice deadlock Clarksaid the new Allied offer a counterproposal to the eightpoint plan submitted the Communists last Thurs day would be presented to the enemy I usedthe word advisedly The United Nations supreme commander in the Far East reachedthe Munsan camp late in the afternoon after leaving his headquarters in Tokyo with by a tornado Monday found 61 bodies by late morn ing Eight were dead at San Angelo and three were reported killed between Red Lake and Fair field in East Texas The death list could climb to 100 in Waco Fifty persons were re ported missing including an es timated 20 still believed trapped in a pool hall from whose debris the bodies of several young men already had been extricated A broken water line had flooded the basement of the R T Dennis building here one of the principal structures levelled and rescue workers at 1 am CST still had not been able to reach the base counterprqposal for disposing of Chinese and North Korean War prisoners who refuse togo home after ah armistice He revealed he had the counter proposal he stopped off al Seoul on his way to Munsan He said he believed the new formula finally might bring peace Clark told newsmen they could rest assured that we have consulted with Washington on a matter of this importance The Communists had insisted their eightpoint plan to break the truce deadlock on disposition of prisoners was acceptable without amendment Clarks announcement came as Red negotiators here argued that final disposition of antiRed pris oners fighting repatriation has nothing to do withthe armistice it self Instead North korean Gen Nam II chief of the Communist truce delegation said the fate of the 48 000 Allied captives who said they do not want to return to Commu nism must be determined by political conference organized after the armistice is signed Lt Gen William K Harrison had suggested that the reluctan prisonersbe freed rather than be turned over to the conference More Raids by Collegians By Associated Press Romping college youth set their books aside on t h r e e more campuses Monday night and joined in the latest of spring riot Students at Yale University Ohio State University and Michi gan State College indicated they were not going to play second fid dle to the spells of nonsense that swept many other campuses last ment where some people were be lieved trapped Patrol Streets Guards with and 45 revolvers patrolled the downtown business section where two fantas tic mounds of Mon day part of the business section were probed It seemed that every time a bulldozer took a bite into the rubble more bodies were dis closed A Baylor University professor Keith W James and his wife were among the identified dead Their bodies were found this morning in the wreckage of their car de Rule Church Stomps Are Not Legal Mason Qily firm One Per Cent Church Stamps was among nine ordered Tuesday by Atly Gen Leo Htoegh of Iowa to stop distributing irade stamps that can be re deemed for premiums or refunds from Iowa merchants Its illegal to distribute the stamps in Iowa because the prac tice encourages merchants to form sales combinationsin restraint of trade Hoegh said He gave the nine firms uhuTJune 8 to liquidate their businessin Iowa Under the trade stamp system grocers druggists service station operators and other merchants buy the stamps from the nine firms then give them to customers when they make a purchase Customers paste the stamps in a book When the book is filled it can be redeemed for a cash refund or a premium Firms issuing ihe stamps provide the premium In Mason City the cooperating AP Wircphoto LARGE BUILDING is all that remained of the R T Dennis build ing one of Wacos largest after it was hit by a tornado late Monday stroyed by bricks toppling from grocers promised to pay one per the Dennis Building Bodies of cent of purchases to the church of three unidentified girls of high the purchasers choice Church stamp Plans Inc distributor of veek hundred Yale stu dents pranced through New Haven Conn streets shooting off fire crackers and showering passersby vith paper Two youths were ar esled Six parking meters were ripped from the sidewalks A thousand Ohio State collegians aided a Columbus movie theater nilled down the trolleysof electric juses flooded streets by opening ire hydrants and then returned to heir books Sixhundred Michigan Stateboys staged a ptinty raid on two wom ens dormitories on the East Lans ing campus The chief damage was broken windows CAR VICTIM IOWA CITY E Claude Smith 75 of Iowa City was hos pitalized here Monday with serious injuries suffered when a car driven by her grandson Paul E Smith 35 of Clinton went off the road and overturned near here school age were found in a car where they hadbeen sitting Cold hard rain fell steadily al Waco accompanied by cannonlike thunder A young LatinAmerican was re covered alive at am GST Tuesday from the wreckage of a Waco pool hallwhere itwastfeared 20 other persons were trapped He collapsed immediately on being brought out and was not able to identify himself No One Alive Police Sgt John Wohlwend said I dont believe another person is alive in the wreckage of the fivestory R T Dennis Building and those adjacent Exactly how many were buried beneath two grotesque mounds of rubble was not known Rescuers succeeded at am CST in freeing Mrs Lillie Mat kin an elderly woman who for al most 14 hours had been trappedj behind a a fortunate safety pocket Forrest Moore member of Bay lor Universitys staff who relayed rescue instructions over a loud speaker during the allnight rescue work said there are a reported 30 to 50 trapped in the basement of the Dennis Building Ironically if there were people trapped in the basement they could have escaped the tornado but drowned Moore said a steel beam had punctured a sixinch water pipe and water cascaded into the basement for seven hours Basement Full The basement was almost full1 Moore said when the water was finally shut off Firemen began Ike Selects New Military Command Radford at Top the stamps is a joint venture of Al deBuhr and Russell Cook both of MasonCity and Leslie M Hen drickson Albert Lea The HawkeyeTrading Stamp Co of Fort Dodge the Sperry and Hutchinson Co New York Gold Bond VS tam p Co Minneapolis Eagle Stamp Co St Louis Red Stamp Co Omaha Consumer Trade a n d Stamp Co Chicago General Sales Co Omaha and R M Dutton Advertising Agency Minneapolis were the other eight firms Hoegh said an individual mer chant legally could print his own stamps and give his own premiums In this way he would avoid a combination with competitors Hawaiis Hopes for Statehood Receive Setback WASHINGTON h e Senate Interior Committee voted Tuesday to consolidate Alaskan and Hawai ian statehood bills and to hold hearings on the combined measure The decision was a sharp set back to Hawaiis hopes for early final congressional enactment of legislation to make the Islands the 49th state A Hawaiian statehood bill already has passed the House The motion to consolidate the bill with oneto give Alaska statehood was made in the Senate Commit tee by Sen Anderson Ridgway to Be Chief of Army Staff WASHINGTON r e s i d cut pumping am Belatedly the water out at reports came of a It carried 8 to 7 The vote followed party lines crewmen pi the US Carrier Princeton race to the shipsbow and watch as Ensign Ben Sutherlin Fairfield Iastrugglestojget clear of his plane which faltered on a takeoffllnr the picf turet at right Ensign Sutherlin is led of f the i lightdeck ter being rescued a helicopter third tornado Monday which raced into Sutton County near Sonora Tex and damaged utility poles and cattlefeeding pens The Texas tornadoes followed weekend Mid continent storms which killed 15 In Washington Red Cross Na tional headquarters allotted 000 to meet emergency needs of the Waco and San Angelo tornado victims More money will be forth coming as needed said Raymond T t Schaeffer national director of disaster service The Red Cross estimated the Waco death toll at 67 and San Angelos at seven but said indica tions were the search of Waco ruins would disclose dead Here Two square miles were demol ished or damaged in Waco and property damage here San Angelo ran into the millions Stores houses shops every kind of structure were razed in Waco The fivestory R T Dennis Build ing was smashed almost to ground level and threw a deathdealing shower of1 brick and rubbleinto the street to crumble automobiles like match boxes with Republicans voting against the motion and Democrats for it ex cept that Sen Malone joined the Democrats DIES IN CAR DBS MOINES Charles F Ganzlcy 61 a former Des Moines policeman died at the wheel of his car Monday apparently of a heart attack Eisenhower Tuesday picked an en tirely new top military command for the United States and tapped a Navy d m Arthur W be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff In the sweep not to become fully effective until August Radford will take over the chair mans post from Gen Omar N Bradley He will be the first ad miral to hold it Gen Matthew B Ridgway will turn his European Defense Com mand over to Lt Gen Alfred M Gruenther and return here to be Army chief of staff succeeding Gen J Lawton Collins Naval Chief Adm Robert B Carney will suc ceed Adm William B Fechteler as chief of naval operations A shift in the top Air Force post previously had been announced Last week the President nomi nated Gen Nathan Twining to suc ceed Gen Hoyt S Vandenberg as Air Force The White House said the North Atlantic Council already has ap proved Gruentner to succeed Ridg way as supreme commander of North Atlantic Forces in Europe Gruenther was chief of staff to Eisenhower when Eisenhower had the European Defense Command and continued in that postunder Ridgway Bradley ahdCoUins will serve out College SitDownStrike CHICAGO 400 University of Chicago students1 gave nocheer for oldrChicago Monday Instead a sitdown demonstration Chicago style protesting against trie universitys re turn to a conventional fouryear course of study The boys andgirls satunder trees and studied Some held up signs saying college and Dont sell us out There was no noise no disorder And after a short time they went back to classes Caroline Lee daughter of State Rep Noble W Lee said the students orderly demonstration shows the seriousness of our objective They want to keep the system which accepted high school sophomores to study for bachelor degrees and permitted some to graduate after two years Attlee Says Some in U S Desire War Attacks American Form of Lawmaking LONDON W Clement Attlee opposition leader in the House of Commons c h ar g ed Tuesday thereare elementsin1the United Statesthat do not want a settle ment in Korea x r A These elements Attlee said want an all witht Com munist Chinavand against Com munism in general He also ob j One often wonders who is the more powerful President 4 feisen hower or Openingthe seconddayof day fulldress Houseof Commons debate foreign affairs calledfor and Soviet leaders to help allay Soviet suspicions of the West t 1 Critieltmof US Then Atllec launched into a blis tering ofj of governirTenUf V1 in tegration ItHe Eisenhow er radministfatiortA that speeches of Secretary of State ohn Foster Dulles Diverged from and con inued We find ont occasion that there s one followed bythe Treasury another bly the State Department andf perhaps i another W Jp He President EisenhowerfJEnteredjany interna iated ExIowa Falls Postmaster Fined for Embezzlement Ed G Wirds former Iowa Falls postmaster was fined 1000 by Judge Henry N Graven in Federal Court here Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to an embezzlement charge Wirds who has admitted embezzling approximately in postal funds was as ppstmaster in March Ear lier Rep H R Gross RIa said he had asked for an investi gation of the finances of the Iowa Falls post office after he received reports of loose management that seemed to merit inquiry Gross subsequently recommend ed Lewis L AVelden to be Wirds successor William Reed Mason City also was fined in Federal Court Tuesday He pleaded guilty to shooting wild ducks with a shot gun not properlyplugged AMERICAN WOMEN MAKE FIRST TEAM Americas finest women are standing beside lier finest men Theyre the women in the Armed Services the Army the Navy the Air Force and the Marine Corps Theyre helping to keep America strong so lUat free dom will ring Salute these gallant women who have made our countrys first are allstar players deserve our admirationand respect W THE SERVICE Fmbiished as a public service in coop eration with The ddverlijing Council their terms which expire in Au gust Fechtclers te r m has two years to run but Tuesdays an nouncement would indicate he will not finishoutlhe term No Date There was no immediate word howeverasto whenCarney would take over the topnaval post from Fechteler Radford1 at present is command erinchief in the Pacific has been serving as supreme commander in Europe since last June when Eisenhower gave up that post to seek the presi dency Carney SAME Fulbright Calls for Peace Talks WASHINGTON IM Sen Ful jright DArk called Tuesday for JS some good horse arrange peace talks with the Russians Fulbrightl a member oC the Sen ale Foreign Relations Committee said he sees meritin1 thesugges tion of Britains Prime Minister Churchillthat highest level lead ers oMhe big powers should under take to talk things out think we ought to promote such discussions Fulbright said should use a horse sense approach with re straint in our public statements and caution in what we do1 There was no official comment from the White House or the State Department on Sir Winstons sug gestion made in Parliament Mon day authority he might Jje as was Woodrovy in the commitments he made at ihe Ver sailles peace conference after World War Sometimes one rinds that Congress seems to take the bit in its teeth and sometimes one won ders whichis themore powerful the President or Senator Joseph R McCarthy Attlee said Isolationist Status the facts of the world situation Attlee saidJs the American Constitution1was framed for an isolationist I do not think the Constitution is particularly well suited now that America has become the strongest state in the world he said Attlee said he felt the Chinese Communists have gone a very long way toward an armistice in Korea and that he does not believe they are puppets of Russia As soon as the Korean war ends he the Chinese Communists should be admitted to the United Nations1 European diplomats said Church ill had seized the initiative from both Washington and Moscow in his call for an early meeting in search peace Moscow dispatches indicated the Kremlin might welcome such a meeting rAII About The Weather Mason Cify Cooler Tuesday night Continued cool Wednesday Iowa Colder Wednesday partly cool Minnesota Partly cloudy and con tinued cold north and west GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 77 Minimum 34 At 40 now is commandcrin chief of the Allied naval forces in theMediterranean area The prospective shifts mean that an entire new top military com mand will take over in Washing ton Dog Gone Sailors Moaning TOKYO fuzzy little puppy with a waggly tail slowed away on the ILS NavyVfamed aircraft carrier Valley Forge one rainy ight at Yokosuka and came m Radford the new chairmandes ignate of the Joint Chiefs has been an advocate of naval air power and of the super aircraft carriers which the Navy is building through his adventure with the prizes and privileges of an old seadog The Navy lold the pups talc Tuesday Somehow the little pooch evaded the officer of the deck and the gangway watch and shivered for hours in a dark corner of the hangar deck A sympathetic bluejacket whisked him below After slowing a ration of warm milk the pooped out pup fell asleep His troubles began the next day Not long after the bugler had roused the flattops3000manand adog crew the ship put out for sea bound for Korea and the J The puppy of Oriental but other wise undetermined origin pre sented a problem all right Quar antine regulations prohibit the transportationot pets picked up in a foreign port While the executive office poa dercd the bluejackets went to work They enlisted the pup in naval service dressed him in a trim zipfront blue jumper topped with Korean and UN campaign ribbons photographed him and provided an identification card with the name Coddy Coddy cut a fine figure sailor i but histour aboardfthe car rier was exec found flying to Japan on So typewritten cut for Coddy boarded a plane androareddown the flight deckvCoddymfdej lory He oKthcVallcr ;