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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper HOME EDITION DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI THAT M A S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX AuocUted United Vrcu Full JLeaie Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY IS 1953 This Paper Consists ot Two One Steel Wage Negotiations Are Halted Says Union Seeks Big Pay Increase PITTSBURGH CIO United Steelworkers and the United States Steel Corp adjourned key wage negotiations indefinitely Fri day while the and assesses the for a general pay increase The abrupt adjournment followed threehour morning bargaining session which was thrown off bal ance by a statement from atop USW official that the union sought an 18 to 25cents an hour pay boost No Denial USW President David J Mc Donald called the disclosure un authorized but he did not deny the figures afterthe unions open ing bargaining session with ama jor steel producer at Youngstown O Negotiators at the key wage talks here which traditionally set the wage pattern for the entire basic steel industry said no defi nite figures had been mentioned between the USW and U S Steel the nations biggest producer Observers had predicted a settle ment would be reached quickly Negotiations were left subject to call fey either side Be Delayed When the session opened U S Steel Vice President John A Steph ens requested that the talks here be delayed Both sides were upset by the disclosure in Youngstown O that the USW was demanding an increase of at least 18 cents an hour The union opened its 1953 wage talks Thursday with U S Steel Corp at Pittsburgh with Youngs town Sheet and Tube Co at Youngstown O and with Inland Steel Co it Chicago The compa nies represent the first fifth and lixth ranking steel producers re spectively Jones and Laughlin Corp the fourth largest producer was sched uled to join the talks here Friday Other major producers were ex pected to start in a few days U SSteel traditionally takes the lead in with the but neither sidein Pittsburgh would disclose what figures were discussed at a three hour exploratory session Britains Papers in Rash of AntiAmerican Comment Insane Plea Indicated for Mike Hinich Mike Hinich B2 former Mason City cement plant laborer who goes on trial Monday for the mur der of his wife Dorothy 30 Thursday filed a notice of defense in District Court in Mason City stating that he intends to present evidence showing that he was temporarily insane at thetime of the murder The notice filed by Hinichs at torney M L Mason says that the defense will introduce testi mony showing that Hinich did not havethe power to comprehend the nature and consequences of his act at the time of the July 12 murder in a South Federal tavern The notice states that Hinich by reason of mental deterioration had an irresistible impulse to com mit the act Hinich who has been free on bond shot his wife as she sat with some friends in a tavern booth Hinich admitted to Mason deliberately AP Wirepholo NEGRO ELECTED TO EDUCATION Rufus E Clement 52yearold Negro educator Friday hailed his political victory over his white opponent as a victory of the people He was elected to the Board of Education in Atlanta Ga to become the first member of his raceto hold such an important office there since reconstruction days Hope Keeps Talks Alive Allies Reds Refuse fp Relent on Truce PANMUNJOM truce negotiations got no as both sides refused to from thei separate proposals for exchanging war Apparently only hope kept the talks alive The Allie have threatened to break off negotiations again if the Red wont bargain on the last ma jpr barrier to a truce U S officials want to probe every corner of the Communist position for any possible basis for agreement Fridays hour and 20minute ses sion brought only restatements that neither side accepts the others views on what to do with 48500 Red prisoners who refuse to go Communism Another meeting is scheduled Saturday Lt Gen William K Harrison Jr chief Allied delegate said the Com munists either misunderstood or City police that he had purchased the gun several days earlier with the intention of shooting his wife After firing shots into his wifes body Hinich attempted to kill him self He was slightly wounded Tavern patrons wrested the gun from Hinich Mrs Hinich had been living Endorses Reds NEW DELHI India Minister Jawaharial NehruFri day endorsed the most recent Communist proposal of repatria tion of Korean prisoners of war in preference to this counterplan from the United Nations Command The UN negotiators proposals he told Parliament in a special foreign policy statement di verge considerably from the In dianauthored General Assembly resolution to which the United Nations stands committed But the Red proposals he con tinued are a very close ap proximation of the UN resolu tion misinterpreted the with her mother She had lived with Hinich aboutsix months after their Dec 15 1951 wedding She had filed a petition for divorce July 9 1952 but no action had been taken on her petition before the All About The Weather Mason City Continued mild with showers by Saturday evening Saturday increasing cloudi ness with showers spreading over south v Mliwwevta Cloudy with scattered GlobeGazette weather data up ID 8 am Friday Maximum 61 Minimum 41 At am 56 latest Allied plan offered two days agoand snubbed sharply by the Reds Thursday The Reds proposed May 7 that a fivenation neutral dia Sweden Switzerland Poland and custody for four months of all prisoners who Wont go home During this time the Reds would make ex planations The of those still refusing would be left to a postarmistice political conference The Allies suggested that India head the fivenation commission and supply all troops to controlthe prisoners They also proposed tha 34000 North Koreans who won go back be freed when an armis tice is signed The remaining 14 500Chinese would beput in cus tody of the commission for twc months Any then still refusing re patriation wouldbe freed SAME DATE1K2IS1 Dismissal of Coyle Upheld by Commission The dismissal of James F Coyl rom the Mason City police fore vas upheld in a verdict hande own by the Civil Service Commis ion at am Thursday The members of the Commission A Moore R C Keister and C Sippel wound up the threeda earing on the matter by saying Not Proper Example Whereas the items that M Iqyle has admitted taking are o rery little value nevertheless th Commission feels that by such ac Jr Coyles conduct as a polic aplain and officer did not set iropcr example for the men unde him and his associates in the polic department For that reason the Cormnis ibn added confirm his dis nissal from the department by ihief Allstot for misconduct as an officer Coyle was demoted to patrolman ast February after he admitted aking a tennis racket a number if wooden pencils and two cigars local business places while Senator Calls for Meeting of Ike Winnie WASHINGTON H Al xander Smith appealed Friday for n early Big Two conference be ween President Eisenhower and rime Minister Winston Churchill o close the USBritish rift over Korean War policy The New Jersey Republican a enior member of the Senate For ign Relations Committee said the wo leaders should get together lither in Washington or London as loon as possible to establish a ommqn AngloAmerican position ri Asia just as we have done in Western Europe Entry Into UN He told a reporter the most pressing single issue to be hreshed out at a Big Two meeting is our justified concern that Brit ain will back Communist Chinas entry into the UN as part of a peace settlement in Korea He urged Mr Eisenhower to tell the British that is something we could not tolerate Smith deplored the exchange of epithets at transatlantic range which has strained USBritish relations during the past week and said the situation has deter orated to the point where drarria Ic moves suchas an Eisenhower Churchill meeting are needed to save the day f Calm Down Sen John Sherman Cooper R a former US delegate to the United Nations also called for moderation on both sides lie said recenl days had jeopardized chances for a Korean truce and it was time for all parties concerned to calm The uproar began Monday when Churchill called for a top level meeting with Russia and hinted that Britain might favor admitting Red China to the UN after a Ko rean armistice Fat in Fire The next day former British Prime Minister Clement R Alt ee threw thefat sqiiarely into the fire with a House of Commons speech asserting that some ele ments in the United States do not seem to want peace in the Far East AUIee also said it is hard Eor Europe to tell at times whether President Eisenhower or Sen Joseph R McCarthy RWis speaks for America Mr Eisenhower replied to both British statesmen at his news con Thursday He said he had seen no evidence of good faith from Russia that would warrant the meeting proposed by Churchill And he pointedly remarked that I have met no one in the United States who does not want peace making routine investigations Dur ng the hearing he also confessed o dozing on the wice during the job once or earlymorning the He the lours and to making a sandwich and a milk shake at a local diner without the owners expressed per mission However he denied three other charges of minor thefts Asked Hearing Two weeks after being demoted Coyle was discharged with approval ofthe City Council then lodged an appeal with Civil Service Commission and askeda hearing on the matter The Commission heard thetesti mony of Coyle Allstot and nine witnesses during the two public sessions Commission members completed the public hearings at 11 aml Thursday and then retired to discuss the testimony and reach a decision M L Mason attorney for Coyle said Friday he had no comment to make on theverdict He did not say whether or not the defense planned any further appeal VEISHA QUEEN AMES Schuster Iowa State College sophomore from Dav enport has been named Queen of Queens for the colleges Veishea celebration which lasts through Saturday GlotxtCaiette photo by Mnsser NEARLY POUNDSOpeninfl day was complete success for Aage Jensen wrnV a walleye which weighed just short of six pounds The man wears Centennial beard He caught his whopper straight out from Bwehlers dock on the Clear Lake north shore on minnows and spinner Fishing was reportec only fair until midforenoon when the wind began rippling the sur face of the lake GlobeGazettephoto by Schmidt NO SCHOOL THIS Halvorsen 6 son of Mr and Mrs Joe Halvorseiv tries to hold back a grin as he surveys the tornado damage to Bristol SchoolNo 5 Although the nine students and teacher were offered a room in the Joice school system it was decided to end the school year with only one week remaining Teacher at the rural school about three miles north of Joice is Norrha Berg Damage in Tornado May Hit Actual damage by the Sunday ornado which rippedthrough Han ock Cerro Gordo and Worth ounty may reach as high as million it was reported Friday by fficials of the Farmers Mutual In urance Company Reports of dam ge are continuing to come in Farmers Mutual carries over 90 er cent of the coverage for wind nd hail in the devastated area extended from about five miles southwest of Ventura to the tate line 150 Claims Lloyd Stevens secretary of the Cefro Gordo County office at Ma on City said that by Friday more lan 150 claims had been filed with he insured damage at least 200 00 The Hancock County office re wrted 125150 claims with insured amage near the mark lenn Tenold secretary of the Vorth County Farmers Mutual aid claims filed there by Friday vere in excess of Most of the farmers in the area arried insurance for only a par f the actual value figured as cos if building minus depreciation Re tlacemcnt cost the amount re uired to replace the buildings a riginally constructed at today ost might be near the mil ion mark said E H Bohstadt o he tornado office at Des Moines Strong Wind Some ot the minor claims wcr not in the direct path of the torna do but included damage caused b strong wind Some of these claim are not too small as when a bar s moved on its foundation sai Stevens Barns were the main target o the stdrm At this time of year most barns are nearly empty hay after a winters feeding an lack the weight to withstand stron winds And Who Are You TUSCALOOSA Ala UP Lt Gov James B Allen finished a tour of Bryce Mental Hospital Thursday and climbed aboard a bus to ride toihe nearby University of Alabama campus the next stop on his tour However the bus ne boarded for use by inmates ot the mental hospital Soon an inspector came along to check the roll of passengers who are you he asked looking at Allen I am James B Allen lieutenant governor of Alabama Allen replied Okay the inspector smiled and went on to the next patient Allen by now realizing his mistake quietlydeparted to look for another bus Ike Says Sword Alone Is Not Enough for Security WILLIAMSBURG Va UPtyPresident Eisenhower said Friday the true way to uproot Communism is to understand what freedom means IkeYEffdrt at Calming Is Lost Soviets Adding Fuel to Flames transAtlantic shouting match between Sen1 Mc Carthy RWis and former Brit ish Prime Minister Clement sparked a rash of fresh headlines and antiAmerican comment Fri day in the British press Two proLabor newspapers print ed frontpage editorials upholding Attlees right to say there are ele ments in America which oppose a Korean settlement Other newspa pers withvarying political view points plainly indicated their sym pathieslay with the Labor partys leader Ikes Lost President Eisenhowers concilia tory remarks at his weekly press conference were all but lost in the shuffle The President said he did not thinktheriftbetween Britain andthe U S over dealings with Russia and Korean policy is as wide as it might appear Russian papers devoted nearly a page Thursday to the foreign affairs debate in the House of Commons earlier this iggest play a British parliamen ary discussion won in the Soviet pressin years Moscow dispatches made it plain that Russian were being given theimpression that Stalins prediction about serious trouble be tween the S and Britain was coming true Moscow radio Thursday broad cast a lengthy review of the ever growing dissatisfaction with var iousaspects of UnitedStates pol icy in theBritishParliament Hitt McCarthy In London Friday both the Inde pendent leftist Daily Mirror and the Laborite Daily Herald lambast ed McCarthy for in effect demand ing that Britainapologize for Att lees remarks Declaring Sen McCarthy will get no apology the Daily Mirror Speakingto an audience of about 5000 persons at the lollege of William and Mary the President declared that uprootingCommunism in wayWould help give this na ion an impregnable defense against it Eisenhower also lold his aud ence there is no security for a ree nation in the sword alone He said security must spring rom free hearts and free minds The President spoke after re ceiving an honorary Doctor of ws degree at ceremonies inau gurating Alvin Duke Chandler a retired rear admiral as the 22nd president of William and Mary he nations second oldestcollege Mr Eisenhower came to histor ic Williamsbitrg after an overnight cruise aboard the presidential yacht Williamsburg and a short motor trip from nearby Yorktown BULLETINS BOSTON tjn RadioTV star Arthur Godfrey underwent the first of two operations Friday at Massachusetts General Hospital and officials said he was in condition WASHINGTON to give statehood to Alaska was approved Friday by the House Territories Subcommittee by a 12 to 5 vote Turks Slam Back Reds SEOUL Korea UP infantrymen killed or wounded 353 Chinese Friday in smashing a 1500man attack on Vegas Hill and two outpost positions guarding the shortest approach to Seoul It brought the number of Reds estimated killed or wounded in the last 24 hours to almost 700 The tough Turks engagement with the enemy highlighted aday of action that saw the Commu nists fire 30000 artillery and mor tar rounds along the front the heaviest since last Oct 6 The day also marked the return of the US aircraft carrier Boxer to Korean waters for the fourth time The carrier launched bomb ers which made heavy attacks oh targets on the east coast of North Korea The Chinese mounted their sud den attacks against Vegas Berlin and East Berlin Outposts with more than 10000 Red artillery and mortar rounds tearing into Turkish positions said Britains not apologizing to him or anybody else in America be cause there has been plain speak ing We think it is long overdue 4 if America is looking fora blind gagged obsequious ally we warn the President and Mr Mc Carthy Britain is the wrong coun try to choose Spread Poison The Daily Herald said McCarthy is using his authority in the Senate to spread poison throughput the free world and his methods are as reckless and as those of Nazi Propaganda Boss Joseph Goebbels or the Communist prop agandists t In a statement Thursday night Attlce deniedthat he had attacked America Americans or the Amer ican Constitution The Labor Party chief said had given in his speech a factual account of certain featuresof the American Constitution division of power between Congress and the President which is not al ways understood in this country He also said that he and his party had been opposing the British Com munist Party long before Sen Mc Carthy was ever heard of For Labor Education Programs r x i f vofe to Cut U S Spending WASHINGTON House Appropriations Committee which spared farm programs from its economy ax voted Friday to slash federal spending for health edu cation welfare and labor pro grams Itrecommended that these pro of public as sistance grants required by law be cut or 17 per cent below the original Truman request and or 9 per cent below Uic revised Eisenhower estimate In all it approved a 570 appropriation bill for the 1954 fiscal year beginning July 1 The committee cut federal grants for schools and colleges hospital con struction medical research and public health far belowlevels rec ommended by former President Truman The measure carried 570 for the newlycreated Depart ment of Health Welfare and Edu cation headed by Mrs Ovcta Gulp Hobby for the Labor Department and for three separate labor agencies The Labors Departments funds were cut or 147 per cent below the Trumanrecommen dation and or 107 per cent below the esti mate New and lowerestimatesof funds needed compensation for for unemployment veterans and others made possible the deeper cut The bill provided for the National Labor Relations Board Waco Death Toll Stands at WACO Tex hunt more bodies in the ruins of down town i Wacos tornado ravaged buildings continued Friday al though official expectation was that no more remainedin the rubble Wacos Civil Defense Adminis trator James Meredith announced the 112th body was removed from the ruins Thursday night and tie estimated that 503 persons were injured in Mondays storm Meredith r said the twister that smashed downtown Waco made families homeless wiped out 186 businessfirms damaged 376 bufld ings beyond the safety point and damaged 1285 homes Army engineers estimated tkt damage at twice origi nal esiimates ;