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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper lor CITY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S NEIGHBORS ETTE HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wlrei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 1953 This Paper Consists oi bn No 21 TROAST L Troast Kepublican candidate for governor of New Jer sey reads a statement conceding defeat to Democrat Robert B Meyner Around Troast is his daughter Mrs Kathleen Sletteland his wife Eleanor right and sons John and Arthur rear left to Were in Trou GOP Says After Demos Win v V Mendon Is Elected Mayor in Sweep of Associated Party Two Special Issues Beaten Mason City voters turned out in near record numbers for a municipal election and gave George EMendon and his Asso ciated Citizens Party a clean sweep in the campaign to fill the nine vacant city offices Mendon who will succeed Mayor Howard E Bruce on Jan 2 was Commies Again Rebuffed n Red Brainwashing PANMUNJOM The Communists dragged out inter views with balky Chinese prisoners Wednesday netting a storm of protests from UN observers charges of stalling and shouts screams and curses from violently antiCommu nist POWs Three of 205 prisoners interviewed asked for repatria tion but the Neutral Nations Repatriation Qommission ruled one was ii f petentTand he was sentTto a Ike Feels Like Crying at Dinner By MERR1MAN SMITH United Press White House Writer t j WASHINGTON secre tary of state leaned over his gold bordered plate of melting ice cream i and the President that only a year ago he led the Republicans victory The President got up slowly from his highbacked chair in the stately dining1 room of the White House He stood in the flickering light from golden candelabra and looked pensively at the elite of his admin istration Champagne goblets were lowered among gold knives and forks on the snowy white table cloth Feel Like Bawling I feel almost like bawling on my own shoulder the President confessed Thus Mr Eisenhower summed up his feelings a year after his 1952 election as he and his wife opened the first fullfledged White House social season since 1947 by enter taining at dinner for members of the cabinet and ttheir wives The formal affair governed by proto col dating back at least a century was i a signal for Washington Host esses that the 195351 social season is v r I were among the 72 dinner guests who arrived at the east wing of the White House shortly before 8 pm We checked our coats in line between Secretary of Treasury arid Mrs George M Humphrey and Secretary of In teripr and Mrs Douglas McKayr chat casually as though this were the sort one did nightly we trooped up the white marble stairs and across the broad lobby to jibe entrance of the bril liantly lighted Eastv Room where Abigail Adams once hung her wash hospital The Communists were scheduled to interview 403 prisoners during the day but some interviews dragged on for more than four hours and at the 5 p m deadline almost 200 were still waiting Long As Possible Red persuaders dragged outin erviews as long as possible ivheedling and threatening prisqn srs whohave refused to go home Allied officers called the Red tactics brainwashing There were charges that the Communists were deliberately stalling perhaps in an attempt to wreck the explanation program which has won Only about three per cent of the prisoners in terviewed to date Angry UN observers filed pro test after protest because Indian About Objects to India SEOUL Korea UP dent Syngman Rhee Wednesday violently attacked suggestions that India be given a limited rcle in the Korean peace con ference as a compromise with Communist demands for neutral participation v Preliminary talks at Panmun jom on arrangements for the po litical conference are dead locked over Red insistence on giving Russia andAsiatic neu trals a voice in settling Koreas future Let India come to the con ference as a Communist state Rhee said in a written answer to questions But as a neutral never chairmen werereluctant to cu1 short inter views even when prison were antiCommu The Weather Mason City Thursday fair and riot quiteso cool Iowa Mostly fair Thursday High Minnesota Thursday fair and1 not quite so cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 amiWednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEARJAGO Maximum Minimum 59 21 28 54 ers obviously AngryAmerican One angry Americanyobseryer stalked outofaruinteryiew test aftervit had The niember of the Tepatria tibn com mission subcommittee su pervising the interviews tested the Jehgth of Hhcrsession least tWo other cases X3hi re lys for onehalf liOurs One prisoner I w a n togb toTaiwan 132 Rctual countand revilec his Communist interviewers with every oath he knew before the In dian tent chairman called a halt LtiGeri K S Indian chairman of the Repatriation com mission conceded the long expla nation sessions we re a serious problem The rules provide that prisoners must listen to the ex plaincrs unless Red tactics are in httmanc voted in by a sizeable margin in each of the lour wards His vote total was more than double that received by runneiup Tim Phalen an independent Official election figures reveal Mendon won 2974 ion record established in 1925 Incumbent Chris E Leffier and acob Ravenstad proved to be the est votegetters for the ACP as hey won election as councilmen at arge Leffier polled 4049 votes nd Ravenstad 3721 Harry R Volf and Paul Pedersen of the eoples Party had 1490 and 1388 espectively In the fight for ward council eats James Brown was the victor in 1st Ward1 piling up 1018 votes compared to 365 for his opponent oseph Sumner Waiter Broadbenl vas winner in 2nd Ward getting 75 ballots compared to 371 for eo P Carney Charles Schaffer efeated Leo J Ebeling in 3rd tVard voting 1106 to 578 Incum bentLloyd McGee won a three way battle in 4th Ward compiling 54 votes to 366 for Bert Scharff and 206tfor Les Ackmannthe lat er an independent Win Reejection Two other incumbents Treasurer Ross At PotterWdPoliceTJuaib J R Dunn were returned once again Both were unopposed Pot 4638 votes and Dunn 4654 Only one of the three is sues up for decision Tuesday met he approval of the voters Prop erty on 19th SW owned by the Sbrth Iowa CoOperative Process ng Association was annexed to the votes for and 1486 against Turned down were the proposed 100000 bond issue for a north fire votes for and 3239 the proposed ond issue for the purchase of the kyland Park swimming pool MAYORELECT GEORGE E MENDON1 2186 votes against Six European Youths Fight Way to Freedom From Behind Iron Curtain of Communists BERLIN Czech youths and three young Poles Wednesday sought asylum in West Germany after running a bloody gantlet in which they fought their way out of Com munist police nets One Pole is a girl The Poles latest to arrive reached Passau Germany early Wednesday The Czechs turned up earlierin West Ber in Two of the Czechs comrades and two other Poles were captured or lost iheir lives and failed to make it across tne border to freedom The Czechs said they had killed 3 Red police after 5 running gun battles extending over nearly 4 The East German govern nient announced that four of its i Lead Dim on Ba bySi GALENA111 appeared pr a time to be a possible lead on Evelyn Hartley missing LaCrosse Wis babysitter was discredited by further testimony here Wednes Elder G Frislid 26 an ordnance worker claimed he knew who killed the girl and i where her body was concealed But at both Dr Rich ard Hartley and his Evelyns rSnid they had never heard of iFrislcd arid that his claims of Having many daughter was trueV U dates with their absolutely not Frisleds sister Mrs Verlyri Cox of 111 arrived at the jail here later and said her brother didnt even know the Hartley girl and never went to SAME DATE1952471 BTACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST U ROUES policemen had been killed in the clashes which they blamed on the Fascist underground i The escaped Poles were identi fied only as two 24 yearold men and a 20 y e a r old girl Their names were withheld pending questioning by U S authorities The three slipped across the Czech German border early Wednesday and gave themselves up to police The young Poles claimed that a least 35000 Polish partisans ar fighting the Russianled Polis troops They added that many Rus sian deserters are in the under ground movement This is the ac count they gave West German po lice at Passau Their original band scattere after a raid on their hideout in an Upper Silesian forest Five of them started westward but one wa dropped by a hail of bullets at tbj PolishCzech border arid anothe was ground to death beneath freight train in Czechoslovakia The three picked their way carefullyat nigh across Redrilled Czechoslovakia The Czechs whoheaded fbrth West Oct 3 and escape were identified as Ctirar Masin 22 his brother Josef 20 nnd Milan Paumcr 21 otes compared to 1343 for Phalen ndependent Edward Sippel was hird with1017 while Carl A Hol ik representing the Peoples arty had 967 6418 Votes Cast The official vote total was nly 50 short of the municipal elec in favor and 3123 Sports Bulletin PHILADELPHIA Eddie Joost Wednesday was named field manager of Philadelphia Athletics to succeed Jimmie Dykes Roy club vice president announced that Dykes who Has a year to go under his contract has been asked to remain with the club in an advisory capacity On The New City Take Office Jan 2 Blame City Air for Lung Cancer Page First Nighterc See Male Animal The ROBERT WAGNER JR New Jersey Election Goes to Democrats WASHINGTON Tuesdays heelection of a Democratic governor and member n New apall of gloom on the Republican politi al high command Wednesday and brought jubilation of the Democrats l For the Republicans and the Eisenhower administration he New Jersey results were a stunning blow and GOP Chairman Leonard W rankly acknowledged it There is no question about it lall said As of today we are in trouble politically But Hall proclaimed confidence hat things will bedifferent in next years elections when control Voting Heavy in Most Spots Around State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Balloting was surprisingly heavj at most points as Iowa cities belt municipal1 elections in the fall fo the first time in history There were a few scattered citie which reported light voting but fo the most part thereportsindicatet the heaviest1 polling for tion At Fort Dodge the number o voters surpassed all previous total for a municipal electionas 666 persons bafloted The elections in Iowas 950 citie and incorporated towns were hell North Iowa Elections Results on State in the fall for the first under a nejv state law which changes t municipal election date from spring to autumn Democrats carried off the big prizes in elections other states and the results were widely hailed as indicating dis approval of President Eisenhower national administration And in only Iowa city where candidates carried Re publican and Democratic the results were the same Walter Beuse former Scott Coun ty sheriff and Davenports acting postmaster until he resigned a month ago became that citys firs Democratic mayor in 20 years with a decisive 12318 to 8074 margin over his Republican opponent Clemens A Werner A tidal wave of Democratic vote also carried Edmund Carroll Dav enport attorney to victory ove Police Judge John J McSwiggin who was seeking re election to th post he had held for 21 years The Democrats also electe seven aldermen They included E Masterson and William Moeller aldermenatlarge Ray OBrien Edward Striegel John Crossen Richard Foley and Dr F G Codd retired Baptist minister AP Wlrfiphoto HELD IN CHILD H Morse 34 was held in Ft Lauderdale Fla on an open charge in the tor ture attack of Bruce Strandhagen 8 The boy was given a 5050 chance to survive Morse is accused of stabbing the boy 17 times with long needles of Congress will be at stake Demos on March StephenA Mitchell Democratic chairman interpreted the results as meaning his party is on the march from and West As in any North South East election there was Queen Asks That Husband 4 Be Designated LONDON WHQueenElizabetHjn Wednesday asked Parliament to designate her husband thetpuke of Edinburgh as a possible Regent in place of her sister Princess r 1 V vide room for1 conjecture and de bate as to the extent to which the results turned on purely local is sues and how much voters were influenced attitude to ward the national administration New Jersey Republicans how sought votes withthe argument that the prestige of Pres ident Eisenhowers administration Margaret was inv9lved And the President had givena blanket endorsement to all Vy Np Surprise The election ofRobert P Wag ner Jr as mayor New York City ho surprise But the sizeot per cent ofihe mayoral vote in a fourman race He won four boroughs handily and with Republican Harold Riegel man was avirtual standoff in the fifth No surprise the vic tory in Virginia of the powerful Democratic organization headed bySen HarryF Byrd Thomas B Stanley was elected governor although Republican Ted ran him Virginias closest Demo cratRepublican race in history The New Jersey vote for gover nor with3809 of the states 3964 election districts unofficially tabu Adlai Happy CHICAGO Adlai E Stevenson said he was not sure what the offyear election re turns meant in all cases but it looks as though the fruit of Re publican promises and perform ance is dissatisfaction disillusion and defeat The defeated Democratic presi dential nominee said the Demo cratic victories show many people in many places have ex pressed renewed confidence in Democrats and the constructive record of tfie Democratic Par ty lated gave Democrat Robert B Meyner 926113 votes to 766666 for Paul R Troast the Republican who had been the betting favorite Perhaps more surprising was the victory of Democrat Harrison A Williams Jr as New Jerseys 6th District congressman paring GOP control of the House to 218 Republicans over 215 Democrats A vacancy is to be filled by Cali fornia next week The other House member is anIndependent 2000 Vote Edge Williams drew 68793 votes to 66796 for his Republican opponent George F Hetfield to become the districts first Democratic con gressman In New York City Wagner won the mayoralty by a plurality of 360078 Final returns frohi citys 4217 election districts showed 1021488 for Wagner 661 410 for Republican Riegelmann 468392 for Rudolph Haiiey Liberal Party and 54372 for Clifford T McAvoy American Labor Party Virginia which President Eisen hower carried for theGOP last year gave Republican Dalton a big vote but not big enough Near ly complete returns from the states 1815 polling places ran 219653 for Stanley 175505 for Dal ton V The sovereign made lierwislies mown in a special message yto both the House of Commonsind s House of Lords TheTnecessary legislation is expected tbberushed through Parliament beforeT the Queen and the Duke leave 23 for their tourof AustraliaVand New Zealand ro echoes of Margarets friendship with RAF jTi5wnserid WherTtliesabjett first Was men Commons on July 22 it was Understood a change Actiyould makeKitl easier for Margaret to marry shesodesired Subsequentlypersons fclose v to the royal1 family sliidtHey believed the of England opposes of divorced persons Townsend has been divorced Sir David o m he proposed to pre sent a bill Thursday providing for changes in the designation of re gent acting monarch May Deduct Ransom Loss WASHINGTON Greenlease may be able to deduct on his income tax return the ap proximately still missing from the ransom money he paid to i his sons kidnapmurderers That seems to be the outlook if the lost money does not turn up by Dec 31 Tax technicians at Internal Rev enue Bureau headquarters empha sized in reply to a quety Tuesday night that an official decision on the case has not been determined Theseinformants said the cir cumstances would decide how the Tax Bureau would rule If for ex ample Greenlease had insurance coveringhis loss the missing money would not be deductible for tax purposes Informants said it appeared from published reports of the Kansas City kidnap case that a section of the revenue code providing for losses by casualty or theft would cover the lost Greenlease ransom money The tax saving to Greenlease if the money is not recovered and is ruled deductible would depend oa the amount of his income and his other deductions FIND BODY MADISON Wis body oE a radar operator killed when his parachute failed to open after he bailed out in a collision of two jet planes has been found i Officer Stops WouldBe Suicide LOS ANGELES WJ Two men stood on a hotel roof 11 stories above the ground one a disheart ened widower and the other a po liceman Dont jump and hurt body pleaded Officer W H you want to kill Ill let you use my pistol aod you can go down in the basement and doit Giles proffered the service re volver Charles T 40 perchedon the edge of Jke para pet reached for Glle grabbed him At the same moment two other officers grabbed him from behind and pulled him back to safety had unloaded Jim tot fore offering it ;