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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 11 1W4 This Paper Consists of Two One No 21 ANS New Weapons Can Wreck Continents Air Chief Relates WASHINGTON CSVSecretary of the Air Force Harold Talbott sai Thursday there are weapons which can lay waste an entire conti And efforts to keep these weapons from being used he said ca lucceed only if nations seek the help of God Talbotts address was prepared for a Veterans Day ceremony a the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery The Air Force chief was designated to represent President Bisen bower in the annual observance o what until now has been known a Armistice Day Before the graves of the dead o the past wars he declared The weapons which claimed th brave young men who lie here were puny compared with th weapons that human beings ca bring to bear against each other this nuclear age They can lay waste an entir women children even the beasts and the vegeta tion They can abolishina slngl night not only an onl a nation but civilization Talboft did not explain whic particular weapon he had in mind He apparently referred to hydro gen weapons He said that in his official posi tion he has intimate knowledge o these then added Some of them are of such aw ful power that even the men wh build them can not fully visual ize the that would fol low their use This is not the time or place to dwell up on them but I will say this just one of these weapons can cause more de struction than all the bombin done by all the nations in the las World War The more I see of modern en gines of destruction the more I be lieve mankind needs the ancien guidance and compassion of relig ion I do not believe that any gov eminent that deals in futhlessness in cynicism in godlessness can long I do not think tha we or any nation can face over whelming dangers of the atomic and emerge free without the guidance the wisdom that only God can give the human Ibelieve with all my heart tha we can keep the peace only if we seek His help not to destroy our enemies but to help us summon the patience the courage and if need be the sternness that will be needed to prevent a w a r which would destroy us TALBOTT Socialists OK German Arms PARIS a margin of more thafl 6 to I the French Socialist Party Thursday voted to support the Paris agreements to rearm West Germany This was believed to assure ratification in the Na tional Assembly where the Social ists hold the biggest single bloc of A special convention of the party voted to 454 with 93 absten tions in favor of the accords The party which has 105 votes In the 627member National As wiB vote later Thursday on whether to let sir of its mem bers join Premier Pierre Mendes Frances coalition Cabinet A decision to join the Cabinet would come at an advantageous time for MendesFrance who bares thii weekend for Washmg and talks with President Ei Policy Change for Handling Alien Cases NEW YORK 10 Gen Brownell announced T h u r s d a plans for greatly reducing the de tentiontime ofimmigrants o aliens who have to be sent bac to their native lands In an address prepared to we conic more than foreign born takingthe oathofallegianc to the United States in mass nat uralization ceremonies in 109 cil ies across the country and in th territories and possessions the al torney general announced thes new policy steps 1 A major broadening of pre inspection procedures for alien seeking U S residence so avoid disappointments at the port of entry Use of 2 A much wider use of paroli for aliens whose admissability o possible deportation is unde study 3 Elimination in those connec tion of the special seaport deten tion facilities at Seattle and Hono lulu as well as New York when the Immigration Service ii now folding its operations on Ellis Is land under a plan announced sev oral weeks ago and at Boston San Francisco and San Pedro alreadj closed Brownells address was deliv ered first at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn where some be came citizens and later at the Polo Grounds where some other aliens waited to take the oath of allegiance The Western Pacific island out ost won the honor of ouching off the nationwide mass naturalization be cause it lies west of the Interna tional Dateline where the date ad vances one day As military units and veterans araded in a heavy tropical rain 81 persons became new citizens here The group was made up of servicemen from the Philippines Fapan Canada European coun ries and some civilians living on Welcoming Speech In his welcome to the new citi ens Brownell said The fact that more than f you would leave your home ands your relatives your old join pur brotherhood of Jberty is living proof that Ameri a still stands before all the world s its greatest symbol of freedom Many of you risked your lives o penetrate the Iron Curtain to oin us From this day hence you tand on equal footing with all the itiienj of this unique lowo Tax Commission Clerk at 71 DBS MOINES UK William E anna 71 chief clerk for the ova Tar Commission for the last 5 years died at a hospital here Wednesday Services will be at 2 m Saturday at Cwydon Burial wffl be at Promitt City AP Wirephoto GRIP OF unidentified man dangles by his hands from a third floor ledge of a Man hattan tenement as smoke rolls from the blazing A lad der later was placed under him enabling him to come down safe ly Two fivestory rooming houses wereheavily damaged Elmer Kraft Dows Killed in Car Crash Kraft 52 Dows was killed late Wednesday when a car in which he was riding with wo others crashed through a bridgerailing over the Iowa River wo and onehalf miles northwesi of Dows and landed in at leasi of water l Eldon Loux Gait who was driv ing and Payton Ellis of Dows were thrown clear of the car be ore it hit the water and both es aped with minor injuries Kraft was pinned under the car ind the other two men were un ble to get him out without calling or help Sheriff Robert Blecker of Clarion aid it was probable that Kraft ad a broken neck but in bis pinion death was attributed to rowning The three men were going south n a gravel road at the time of the ccident when Loux lost control f the car Kraft leaves his wife one son nd three daughters The body was aken to the Erickson Funeral Tome at Dows whererites were ending M Sen Chavez Joins Verbal Attack on McCarthy Davies Firing Is Argued Cole Informed DixonYates Contract OKd President Sought Immediate Action WASHINGTON Cole R chairman of the SenateHous Atomic Energy Committee sai Thursday he has been informe that the DixonYates power con tract and a memorandum of un derstanding have been signed Making this announcement Col meeting of his committe for Thursday afternoon He had said contract was would hav a meeting of the group for fur the hearings and a vote on Presiden Eisenhowers request for an im mediate goahead on the contract Eisenhowers request was in a letter Wednesday Provision Under the Atomic Energy Law a contract such as that with Dixon Yates cannot become effective un til it has been before Congress fo 30 days unless the SenateHousi Atomic Energy Committee waive this provision The contract calls for the Dixon Yates private utility group to build a 107 million dollar plant at Wes Memphis to feed power to the Tennessee Valley Authority This power would replace power TVA supplies for atomic plants in Tennessee and Kentucky Eisenhowers letter stirred up a Democratic storm The President wrote Cole thai all parts of the country deservec equal consideration on power and hat building new TVA plants al ederal a pur wse of continuing this process in definitely in the there ore wholly indefensible unless il should become part of a vast na tional He reiterated that the Dixon Yates proposal was intended to provide time for a review of the roblem It seems to the President said that there has been a very great deal to talk and argument of it is sues that are really dear and sim ple No one in this administration las any intention of destroying or lamaging TVAor of diminishing ts effectiveness in any way But his is not the same thing as astening on the federal govern ment a continuing and neverend ng responsibility to produce and iistribute public power which I rankly do not believe is logical V in the long run in the best in erests of the About The Weather City Fair and colder Much colder Snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to ft Thursi ay Maximum 64 Minimum 46 46 AGO Maximum Minimum 17 LOOKING FOR TROUBLE PARIS UP Milkswigging Premier Pierre MendesFrince Thursday opened a limited of fensive against alcohol causing the worlds thirstiest people to mutter in their wine glasses MendesFrance won approval of his antialcohol program from the Cabinet Wednesday night but most of the provisions need approval of the temperamental French National Assembly The program would raise taxes an hard liquor limit number of bars close saloons at least five hours daily and increase the fines assessed drunkards MendesFrance is not an advo cate of allout prohibition but he has expressed alarm over statis tics which show that the per cap ita consumption of alcohol in France is three times greater than that of the United States It has beep estimated that 85 per cent of the alcohol consumed in France is One of the measures was ex pected to antagonize workers It would close bars from 5 to 10 and prevent workers from getting their morning cup of coffee spiked with Sioux City Police Skeptical of Confession Made in Bremmer Case y SIOUX G1TY here Thursday awaited for copies of an escaped mental patients confession that he killed Jjmmie Bremmer 8 and left his mulila ted body in a field Lyle Walter Palmer 56 who caped from the Cherokee Iowa Free World to Attend Funeral of Communism Hall Predicts The thunder of rifle volleys gave added emphasis Thursday to a that the free it remains be present at the funeral rites for Communism The prediction was made by Earl Hall past Iowa department commander of the American Legion at thefirst Veterans Day cere monies before the Doughboy Statue on the Courthouse lawn in Mason City The address by the GlobeGazette editor was followed by a moment of silence then a threevolley rifle salute by a firing squad from the second battalion Company Iowa National Guard The sounding of taps by bugler Maynard Oddea dt the American Legion closed the ceremonies for Veterans Day renamed from Armistice Day More than 300 persons including service and patriotic organizations and their auxiliaries participated 3aul Clausen commander of San JuanMarne VFW Post was in charge Opportunity Lost Noting Communism contains its own seeds destruction Hall de clared Russia has passed up for all time a chance to invade free Europe He said it could have wrecked our defenses when NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organ first established But despite the eventual destruc tion of the phony philosophy of Communism Hall said he suspects some madman some maniac some day will probably loose enough A or Hbombs to spell curtains for mankind The editor asserted wars are not inevitable because it is my deep belief that there is no stronger in stinct in the human than to live in peace with his fellow Armistice Prayer Hall established the atmosphere by reading an Armistice Day pray er written by Chloris Masterson Haccker a former Hampton resi dent Quoting from a current edi torial he said Its still time for tribute and memorial to the heroic persons Who gave their lives in this nationswars If were to call ours a civiliza tion surely mass murder must be supplanted by something else as the ultimate resolver of interna tional mental hospital 2 admitted the mutilationmurder of the Brem mer bey to Portland police earlier this week He also said he strangled a Sioux City woman in a rooming house Detective Chief Harry Gibbons said his office has not been able to find any record of the death of a woman as described by Pal mer Woodbury County Atty Wallace Huff said it was not known yet whether Palmers return to Iowa would be sought or whether charges would be placed against him Thats jumping a little a spokesman for Huff said We havent received a copy of his con fession Portland police were openly skeptical about Palmers confes sion Detective Robert McKeown said Palmer went into consider able detail in the confession but that there were several discrepan cies of time and place For one thing McKeown said the Bremmer boys body wa found four miles from where Pal mer said he molested and mur dered the child Portland police said they were awaiting word from Sioux City au thorities before sending a forma transcript of the confession Palmer is serving a 120day sen tence at Portland on a peeping Tom charge He has told police he was in Sioux City Aug 30 to abou a The Bremmer boy disappearec Aug 31 and was found in a pasture after ah intensive manhunt photo mf fmv GIrtwGji3fttto photo VETERANS commanders of three of the four Mason City veterans or ganizations stand before the Doughboy Statue on the lawn of the Courthouse in Mason City prior to Veterans Day ceremonies In the background are colors of the various patriotic organizations and auxiliaries The commanders are left to right Fred Wilts VerdunPearl Harbor Chapter DAV Clausen San JuanMarne Post VFW Ed Babcock Poit American Ujion Wisconsinite Objects to More Praise Censure Hearing in Uproar Again WASHINGTON UP The Senate censure debate roared along in a fresh rush of angry words Thurs day with Sen Chavez DNM shouting that Sen McCarthy thinks hes the only is honest I dont like it and I dont intend to have Chavez cried Chavez saidhe had in mind sarticularty McCarthys accusation lhal the sixman committee which recommended his cdnsure is the unwitting of tha Communist Party What brought Chavez bounding lo his feet was an objection by Mc larthy when Sen Lehman DLib NY sought to put into the Con gressional Record a recent broad cast by CBS commentator Eric Sevareid praising the career of John Paton Davies Fired by Dulles Davies was fired by Secretary of Slate Dulles last week after 23 years as a For eign Service of ficer He was spcci fi c a 11 y cleared of any disloy a 11 y or Communist as sociation but Dulles said he agreed with at security boards decision that Davies had CHAVEZ shown a lack of the judgment and discretion re quired of a career diplomat McCarthy in objecting to tha Sevareid broadcasts going into the record described Davies as one of his original cases of Com munist infiltration of the State De partment He said Davies was re sponsible to some extent for tha loss of He praised Jhe Eisenhower ad ministration for firing Davies but said the expulsion came thous ands of lives too late and years too Chavez leaped up and said mil lions of Americans are just as patriotic as the senator from Wis He said that wasnt saying much Chavez said he knew Davies and his family well and had the high est respect for their patriotism He said that the decision to fire Davies was made by one man Secretary of State Dulles who got fired by millions of the vot ers of New This was ap parently a reference to Dulles de feat by Lehman in the 1950 sen atorial race in New York Own Boss Chavez said McCarthy tries to take it on himself to decide who is a Communist and who is not and tries to get away with it by bringing in That apparently was a reference to McCarthys praise for the ad ministration in having got rid of Davies Lehman said that in view of Mc Carthys objection to his putting the Sevareid broadcast into the record without reading it he would read it to the Senate Even the very powerful senator rom Wisconsin could not stop him from Lehman com mented He noted that Dalles hadj ;