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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1953, Mason City, Iowa J North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven CenU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14 1953 This Paper Consists of Two One No 31 Truman Will Tell All on White Case UN Commie Agree on Preliminary Talk Agenda i AP Wireplioto Ruben V Austjne Dubuque isa professor of economics attlie State Univer sity of Iowa but thatis only one olhis many roles Austine i is also the unpaid mayor of Dubuque a student for a PhD degree an pfficerin the Naval reserve and a married man three daughtersHe gets to Dubuque about twice a to take care of his duties as mayor Testify About W of Wisdom But Jury Is Absent Iowa carpenters story that the slain John C Wisdom had a pearlhandled revolver which he was never without1 was told by the defense in the Walter M Mayer murder trial Saturdaybut the jury didnt get to hear it Mayer 5G Santa FeNM rancher is defending himself Kidnap Trial Set to Open KANSAS CITY Mo A federal district court jurymay de cide next week if Carl Austin Hall and Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady must die for the kidnapslaying of 6yearold Bobby Greenlease The jury selection of which is to begin Monday will not have the responsibility of deciding whether the two are guilty Both already have pleaded guilty to what the FBI termed one of the most hein ous kidnapings on record But gurors must decide if they are to be executed or sentenced to life imprisonment since a federal not impose a death sen tence without a jurys recommen dation under the Lindbergh law Robert C Greenlease Srr mil lionaire father of the victim pak a record ransom to Hal Mrs Heady for what he hoped would be the safe return of his son a firstdegree murder barge in Wisdoms death last lay 2 with the contention1 he shot ie Iowa stockman to save his own Say Reds Worry About Conference WASHINGTON UP State De partment officials said Saturday Russian leaders are worried over prospects that next months Big Three meeting in Bermuda migh further strengthen the Allied posi tion in the cold war Kremlin apprehension they said makes It Vital that President Eisen hower British Prime Minister Win stpn Churchill and French Premie Joseph Lanielfind ways to soly their differences New evidence of the Soviet con cern over the Bermuda meetiri was given by vM Molotov Although Molotoys main objcc live was to tone down bad reac tiqn throughout the nonRed wprl to Russias rejection Big Fou peace talks on Germany expert were keenly interested in his pok the Big Three meeting set fo Dec 4 fe Defense Attorney R E White rotesting to JudgeHarold Levis ecause the state succeeded Fri ay in blocking testimony from six efense witnesses told the story f Floyd Weeks 51 Indianola car enter Jury Absent With the jury absent White said Veeks would have testified Wis om refused to pay him the agreed Drice fora cattle tent Weeks setup or Wisdoms show cattle Weeks would have told the said that when he vent to Wisdoms office to collect lis money an argument followed Wisdom laid a pearlhandled re volveron his desk and remarked Im never without this little deal Weeks got scared and Wisdom hen offered him a sum much less han the carpenter had asked White said Testimony Stalled Testimony stalled Friday after noon following assertions by t armer brothers th at Wisdom hrice threatened to kill Mayer The defense said it had a right to show the lowan had a violent tem per and carriedagun The defense wantsto show spe cific instances of aggression by Wisdom White said in continuing the legal argument Saturday Judge Levis replied the defense could show whether Wisdoms char acter was good or bad but not specific transactions Pump New Life Into Prospects PANMUNJOM Allied and Communist diplomats Saturday pumped new life into dwindling hopes for a Korean peace settle ment with agreement on an agenda for preliminary talks to arrange a political conference Toplevel negotiators reconvened after a weeklong recess and ap proved an agenda drafted by staff advisers in six secret sessions The agreement provides for sim ultaneous discussion of a time and place for the peace conference and of nations which will attend ComMercury munist insistence on deciding the composition first had deadlocked the preliminary talks for three weeks Talks Under Way Approval of the agenda will get the stalled preliminary talks under way but U S Envoy Arthur Dean told newsmen This is just the key that opensthe door The real hard work is just commencing Meanwhile non Communist members of the Korea Repatria tion Commission were increasingly pessimistic over the future of Red interviews with Chinese and Ko rean war prisoners who have re fused to go home Y Explanationshave been cancelled for nine because of Communistdemands to interview prisoners called up but not inter viewed Nov5 The agenda for the preliminary political closely parallels a plan proposed first by Dean Oct 31 At that time Red negotiators called it sleight of hand and absolutely unacceptable Dean and the Communist negoti ators will meet again Monday to iron out working plans for sub committee discussions i Time and Place The Communists have insisted from the beginning that they would discuss a time and place for the peace conference only after a de cision on their demand thatneutral nations particularly Asian neu invited to attend Dean has insistedthat time and place bedecided first He offered to exchange views on composition of the conference after that but told the Reds he has no authority to decide the question The UN Assembly voted to in vite belligerent nations to the peace conference with Russia sitting on the Communist side if North Korea and Red China invite her The agenda adopted Saturday lists composition and place first followed by time procedural mat ters administrative arrangements and expenditures for the political conference Meantime a Neutral Nations Re patriation Commission spokesman said Saturday that a subcommittee checking American proCommu nists protests that they had re ceived coercive letters from home will report its findings soon He said the subcommittee in dicated it soon wouldmake a pre sentation to the main committee on the Americans complaints they received in their mail from the United States 22 Americans The complaint was made in the name of the 22 Americans who chose Communism rather than re Wireplioto Russel Sprague quit Friday as a Republican national committeeman rather than em barrass the party over his hold ings in a tainted harness raceway at Yonkers NY Mercury in Rare Astronomy Drama NEW YORK ffi ffi moves across plane the sun Saturday in a rare astronomica drama last seen in its entirety froir the United States in 1894 The event known as the Transi of Mercury occurs with Mercury passing directly between the Earti and the Sun in essentially the same manner as the moon does in an eclipse of the sun f Motorist Warns of Truck Fire LAKE MILLS Jensen 3 Albert Lea Minn truck driv iiy has a passing motorist to thank or possibly saving his life when us truck gas lank exploded in a bit of Friday the 13th bad luck Jensen told authorities the rao orist flagged him down about six miles south of Lake Mills He said hehad just jumped from the panel ruck when the vehicles tank ex rtoded Jensen said he was unaware of fire which apparently had been turning in the back of the truck for some time The flames from the truck spread quickly to some new al alfa seeding on the nearby Palmei Olson farm The fire was quickly put out but the truck owned by ai Albert Lea drug supply company was a total loss Jensen said he did not obtain the name of the motorist who flagged him down and then drove off to notify the Lake Mills fire department The truck driver said he had de livered cosmetics and other dru store supplies to a drug store nea EsthervDle and was on his waj back to Albert Lea when the fire broke out He said the only mer chandise on the truck at the tirii was five dozen tubes of tooth paste AP Wlrephoto HEADIN FOR SAN Song Ho 8yearold Korean orphan winks winsomely at the photographer on arriving in Seattle on a troopship from the Far East with Sgt Earl Tillson of Livermore la his shipboard guardian Young Kim is heading for San Antonio Tex where he will becometheadopted son of Sgt and Mrs Clyde L Crawford Ike in Call for Joint Atomic Defense turn home The commission formally asked the Allies Saturday to prevent anti Communist Korean prisoners from passing illegal notes to Korean Parliament in Canada Hears Talk OTTAWA President Eisen hower declared Saturday Canada and the United States can and will work outa defense against any surprise atomic attack while still maintaining their commit ments in other parts of the world Addressing a joint session of the Canadian Parliament Eisenhower said the Russians have adopted a truculent tone and United States Canadian security plans must now take into account Soviet abil ity to employ atomic attack on North America Good Neighbor Visit In his speech prepared for de livery as the highlight of his good neighbor visit to Canada the US President declared We shall achieve the defense of our continent without whittling Mamies Birthday OTTAWA ff Saturday is Mamie Eisenhowers 57th birth day and there reportedly was a party in the making for the first lady Accompanying the President on a good will visit to this capital of Canada Mrs Eisenhower herself planned no special observance of the anniversary But some of the White House staff members were understood to have some plans in the nature of a surprise They were not saying just what our pledges to Western Europe or forgetting our friends in the Pa cific The bankruptcy of armamen races and the suicide of nuclcai war he continued somberly arc the only alternatives to an inter nationalwill to cast out the boml and gun as arbiters Asserting threat of Com munist purpose still exists Eisen hower described Russias rccen rejection of the Western Powers bid to a foreign ministers confer nurses in the American hospital in the neutral zone The commission adopted a Com munist resolution denouncing the notepassing asi an abuse of medi cal support and demanded that the Allies take immediate meas ures to prevent further illegal ac tivity in the US Army 64th Field Hospital SAME BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN FAST 1U HOUXS On The Stories on North Iowa Basketball Games 9 High Schools to Debate Presidential Selection 7 Corn for Polio Drive at Lake 7100 Bushels 14 ence on Germany and Austria a truculent not to say arrogant i tone Historic Address Eisenhowers historic addres was telecast by the Canadia Broadcasting first live television broadcast from th House of Commons chamber It also was scheduled on nation wide radio networks in the Unite States and Canada Eisenhpwpr talked also of a nee for expansion of internations trade and for joint US Canadia action on construction of the S Lawrence Seaway But his emphasis on the dange of the security of the two couh tries and on the need for cndurin peace overshadowed other sub jccts CHARLES Brouillard 3 pioneer druggist at Charles ity died Saturday morning at a ursing home in Waterloo where e and his wife have been making leir home since early last fall He retired from the drug business t Charles City several years ago Funeral services will be held at am Monday at the Immaculate onception Church at Charles City he Rev Fr John J Smith official ng Survivors include the widow aughter Mrs Paul OKeefe of Vaterloo two brothers William f New York City and Tom of Sllendale ND John Burns of lharles City is a nephew AP Wirephoto HES FIVE Charles heir to the British throne faces his fifth birthday with serious mien The youngster posed for this recent portrait made by Marcus Adams British photographer who frequently portrays the royal family Story on page 2 At Ft Monmouth Army Does Not Agree With Senator on Spies WASHINGTON WV The Army does not agree with Sen Mc Carthy RWis that there is evi denceits radar laboratory at Ft Monmouth NJ has been the recent scene of Communist spy ac tivities Secretary of the Army Robert T Stevens told a news conference Friday there were no suspected spies among the 33 workers sus pended on loyalty charges at the Signal Corps center Stevens also said that so far as he could determine no secrets passed from the radar laboratory to Iron Curtam nations in recen years The secretary declared he di Lhink espionage had occurred dur irig World War IIat the installa the time Julius Rosen berg executed as an atomic sp last summer visitcdit McCarthy month he was developing an investigatio of Ft Monmouth security that appears at this point to be a ma tcr of current espionage He said evidence being gathere by the Senate Investigation Sul committee might envelope th whole Signal Corps E Brouillard Charles City Pioneer Dies Broadcast Scheduled on Monday Promises to Reveal Facts NEW YORK UP Former Presi dent Truman saidSaturday he will make an allout broadcast Mon day night from Kansas City on the Harry Dexter White case The broadcast will tell all tha facts Truman told newsmen in the lobby of the Waldorf Towers as he prepared to leave to board a train for his home in Independence Mo Truman earlier told newsmen it was possible he transferred White from the Treasury Department to the International Monetary Fund to give the FBI a chance to watch him NBC announced it would carry the Truman address on both radio and television The time was set tentatively for pm CST Not Yet Formulated Other major networks said they had not yet formulated their plans concerning the speech Atty Gen Herbert Brownell Jr has charged that Truman promoted White to be US director of the monetary fund although Truman was aware that an FBI report had labeled White as a spy for Russia Truman declined to heed a sub poena from the House UnAmeri can Activities Committee to tell what he knew about the White case i Referring broadcast Tru man told the reporters tl Ill give you boys everything you have beentrying to get out of me for the When Truman first3 goingtpmakeva broad cast newsmen asked if it would concern the White case The former President laughed and said it would deal with the pending While agreeing it was he transferred White to help FBI keep him under surveillance Truman said he would have to check into his records to recall the circumstances Record Newsmen accompanying him on morning stroll Rudd Women in Street CHARLES CITY UP A awsuit against the town of Rudd ook a new twist in Floyd County District Court Saturday when Mrs Ylartha Fike filed a petition as serting the suit was filed with the Rudd councils consent Mrs Fike asked permission to ntervene in order to help the own defend itself against the suit The original suit was filed by the Carleton D Ben Co as trustee for he Hargrave Construction Co of Cedar Rapids The Ben petition claims the council gave the Har grave firm a contract for street mprovement work but refuses to pay up Fike alleges the street work was contracted in violation of the Iowa Code because it involves more than She said she be lieves the Rudd town council has entered into an arrangement to assist the plaintiff in getting judgment against the town As a taxpayer ia Rudd Mrs Fikcsaysshe wants to help fight the case because she is convinced the town isnt legally liable About The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and mild Sunday Iowa Sunday mostly fair and mild Minnesota Sunday fair to partly cloudy and GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a mSaturday Maximum 65 Minimum 35 At8 a m 37 YEAR AGO Maximum 68 Minimum 45 h i s traditional asked him Is it true that you knew of the FBI report on White and at the suggestion of the FBI you ap pointed him executive director of the International Monetary Fund to put him in a position to be watched Ihave not examined the record on that matter and my memory is hazy Truman said I would have to look it up If the FBI made such a re quest would you have complied he was asked Its a possibility Truman said Meantime the top Democrat on the House UnAmerican Committee has demanded that FBI Chief J Edgar Hoover tell all lie knows about the White case LJ Everything Me Knows Everybody who had any con tact with it oughtto tell every thing he or she knows said Rep Walter of Pennsylvania in calling for Hoovers appearance before the Senate Internal Security Subcom mittee Walter in a recorded CBS radio interview Friday night said that so far as he knows Atty Gen Brownell is the only person close to the case to call White a Com munist spy Brownell touched off the farreaching uproar in a speech at Chicago Nov 6 whenhe said former President Truman gave White a better government job in 1946 despite FBI reports that White was a Communist spy He must have made that state ment on the basis ofinformation weve never had Walter said We and the American people are entitled to have that information Walter said the House Un American Activities Committee of which he is the ranking Democrat should bow quiry out of the White in BULLETN UNITED NATIONS The U N Political decided Saturday to un til Monday its vote proposals on future dUarmamoot procedure u k ;