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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I O W A N S NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full LMSB Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 17 1954 This Paper Consists of Four One No 31 Spy Charges Dropped Fields Are Freed Mum on Data BUDAPEST Hungary officials got a line Wednesday on where Noel and Herta Field are staying and placed themselves a the disposal of the controversia American couple newly freed by Hungarys Communist government The Fields know where we live and they know our intentions to see Minister Christian M Eavndal said after making a cal on the Hungarian Foreign Minis try We placed ourselves at the Fields disposal and they will tell us when they want to see Ravndal indicated neither he nor any member of his staff had yet had any direct contact with the couple released after five years imprisonment with the quashing of spy charges against them but said he knows where He would not reveal their whereabouts Hungary had ignored two notes from the legation in recent months asking for interviews with the Fields and for their repatriation Noel and Herta were among four members of the Field family who vanished at intervals behind the Iron Curtain in 1949 and 1950 The Hungarian announcement over Budapest radio came only j 23 days after Polands Commu nist government said it had freed Hermann Fieldj Noels brother Hermann a Cleveland architect had been arrested in Warsaw while searching for Noel He is Poland convalescing in a sanitarium The latest announcement left only the fate of Noels adopted daughter Mrs Robert Wallach still unexplained Mrs Wallach the former Erika Glaser disap peared in East Berlin Aug 26 1950 while searching for her fos ter father The Hungarian announcement said the Budapest government has dropped all spy charges against Noel and Herta after a review of their case indicated they could not be substantiated In the United States admitted former Communists Whittaker Chambers and Hede Massing have testified that Noel Field was once a member of a Communist apparatus in Washington The Field mystery began in May 1949 when Noel left his wife in Switzerland and went to Prague Czechoslovakia He was last heard from in that city May 12 After he disappeared his wife flew to Prague to look for him and she too vanished Noels name came up in the sen sational trial in October 1949 of Laszlo Rajk then Hungarian for iign minister Rajk was accused of cheming with Yugoslavias Mar hal Tito to hand the country over o American He vas hanged The prosecution at the trial de cribed Noel as an assistant to Al en Dulles now head of the U S Central Intelligence Agency in the 3ffice of Strategic Services a cloakanddagger organization during World War II with the ob of organizing American espion ge in Russianoccupied areas of Curope Watkins Turns Senate Against Compromise AP Wircphoto COURTMARTIAL Lt Charles C Ander son flanked by Maj William Carne chief of defense and Lt Spencer Hamrick assistant are shown as they arrived outside the courtroom at Camp Gordon where Lt Anderson trial on a charge of mal treatingand humiliating trainees A Korean veteran An derson won his commission prior to his assignment to Camp Gordon Youngdahls Decision to Stick JUDGE YOUNGDAHL The Question Wheres Cold BT United frta Midwesterners wondered Wed nesday whatever had happened to winter weather A warm sun and dry air pushec temperatures to near record heights in Illinois Indiana north ern Missouri and Iowa Forecasters said the perfect In dian Summer weather would stick at least weekend Tuesdays 70 degrees at Chicago was only three degrees below the Nov 16 record and the same was expected Wednesday The Windy City has had 10 successive days of above normal temperatures Other highs Tuesday included71 at Springfield Moline Terre Haute and St Louis Mo It was 69 at Milwaukee and 68 at DesiMoines Iowa Weather forecasters meanwhile warned the northern Midwest to expect some cooling A Canadian cold front had pushed as far south as central Wisconsin and was ex pected to reach Detroit by Thursday Trial Judge in Lattimore Case Remains WASHINGTON W The govern ment announced Wednesday it wil not appeal from a ruling by U S District Judge Luther W Young dahl refusing to disqualify himself as the trial judge in the Owen Lattimore perjury case The announcement that the gov eminent will take no further steps toward removing Youngdahl from the case was made by U S At torney Leo A Rover All Decisions Rover said the decision wa the Justice Department He explained that the Justice De partment makes all decisions in cases involving appeals accusing Youngdahl o having a fixed personal bias and prejudice in favor of Lattimore controversial Far Eastern special asked the judge to step aside Refusing to disqualify himself Youngdahl described Rovers alle gations as The Lattimore trial is tentatively scheduled for Jan 10 with Young dahl presiding Inadvance of the trial Young dahl must hear various defense motions including one to dismiss a recent twocounty indictment against Lattimore Falsa Sttttmcnt The new indictment alleges that Lattimore swore falsely early in 1952 when he told the Senate In lerhal Security Subcommittee he lad never been a follower of the Communist line or a promoter of Communist causes The new indictment in effect replaces the key count of an ear ier indictment Judge Youngdahl threw out the key count which alleged Lattimore lied when he said he had not been a Commu nist sympathizer or promoter of Communist causes About The Weather City Generally fair Itwi Cloudiness colder Mimwwta Cloudy and cool Globe Gazette weather data up to a m Wed nesday Maximum 65 Minimum 44 At 1 7 TEAR AGO Maxiimm 70 Minimum 31 Nevada Tot Killed in Fall From Auto NEVADA Shear er 18monthold son of Mr and Mrs Charles Shearer Nevada was fatally injured Tuesday after noon when he fen out of a car driven by his uncle and was run Story County sheriffs deputies aid the accident happened in front of the childs grandparents when David Lee Krebs 17 a Marine home on leave started to back oat of the yard The child grabbed he door latch door jerked open and lie run over JOHN MAISO Discover Body of VopdburyCounty Deputy by River SIOUX CITY roSearch for John VT ai s o 40 missing Woodbury County deputy sheriff ended Wed nesday morning when his body was ound in a Missouri River fishing shack near here There were two bullet wounds in the head Police said a 38 caliber pistol was in Maisos right hand Coroner Thomas L Coriden called an autopsy and s aid the wounds apparently were selfin flicted Officers said the head wounds apparently were made by a caliber bullets One bulletentered in the center of the forehead and he other coursed upward from un der the chin The body was found by three members of a searching party comprised of police sheriffs offi cers and volunteers The search was begun after Maisos locked car was found Tuesday night The car was discovered near the Floyd monument overlooking the issouri River in the same gen eral area where the body was ound Wednesday OK BOND ISSUE CLINTON passed bond issue Tuesday to nance construction of three grade chools SAMf Must Continue CoOperation Leaders Told WASHINGTON W Presiden Eisenhower Wednesday told Dem ocratic and Republican congres sional leaders it is essential tc have a continuing bipartisan ap proach to foreign affairs and na tional security Meeting with Democratic chief of the incoming 84th Congress foi the first time since the election the President declared such an ap proach is necessary in the bes interest of our nation regardles of which political party control the The views Eisenhower expressed to the leaders of both parties were outlined to newsmen by James C Hagerty White House press sec retary after a 2 hour and 15 min ute conference In response to questions Hager y said a proposal by Sen Know land of California the Senate Re publican leader for review of ad ministration foreign policy was not discussed at the session Rep slated to be House speaker in the new Dem ocraticcontrolled 84th Congress also told reporters the Knowland proposal did not come up w Both Rayburn and Knowland as well as other leaders who attended he conference declined to discuss what went on They said there had been a general agreement that only the White House statement would be issued Earlier Sen WileV now hairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had reported hat the President promised abso ute cooperation and collaboration vith the Democrats Wiley left the meeting early Dial Telephones for Algona Bell to Spend ALGONA A telephone mprovement and expansion pro ect is planned by the Northwest rn Bell Telephone Co in this area ncliided will be dial phones for Jgona J L Claude company manager t Algona said the program in ludes the construction of a new uilding at Algona Considerable lanning and engineering will be equircd before materials can be rdered It is expected that work on the onstraction of the new building will get underway in the spring Tentative plans call for a one story bnflding and basement Witnesses Tell About Car Loans Mason Cityan Is Mentioned DES MOINES by government witnesses that thej used FHA home improvemen loans to finance purchase of auto mobiles has marked opening phases of a conspiracy trial here in which nine lawyers are defendin five individuals and two The trial its second daj Wednesday All defendants hav pleaded innocent The first three prosecution wit nesses all testified to making ca purchases in such a fashion They were Joseph 0 Wright 43 Car Hill 31 and Roy D Ches ling all of Des Moines The individual defendants all formerly were connected with th defendants the Firs Federal Bank and Glenn H Smith formerly MidTown Motors Talked to Parkhurst Hill an engineerinspector for the Iowa Conservation Commis sion said he made plans to pur chase a car from Mo tors in 1951 expecting to finance it through his own bank Banker Trust Co He said ihe talked with Eldon J Neal salesman for the motor firm and Fred F Park lurst now of Mason City who was vice president of MidTown Motors at the time Hill testified Neal took him to he Mulder Mortgage headec y Raymond B Mulder who also was president of the First Federa State Bank and was introduced to Thomas J Watson Mulders broth erinlaw Hill identified a loan application which was entered in court as an exhibit in the case and testified i was signed by him and that i mentioned some home improve ments including remodeling and redecorating with the cost set al I didnt write that about re modeling and he testified Hill said he asked Watson an FHA loan could be made for a car and was told a few cars could be financed that way I thought it was rather odd ut it looked good and I took Hill testified OneThird Down Hill did not testify as to the loan jayment terms At that time gov ernment credit regulations re juired onethird down payment on ars and the balance in 18 months HA home improvement loans re guired a 10 per cent down pay ment and the balance in 36 months Neal Parkhurst Mulder and Vatson are all individual defend nts in the case along with W F laakinson former vice president f the defendant bank SCOUT ARGUMENT CHICAGO spokesman for fha Wisconsin and Norwegian synods of the Lutheran Church says the Bible supports disapprova of churchsponsored Boy Scout troops The Rev Oscar Naumann St Paul refused Tuesday to go along with the Missouri Synod and the Slovak Lutheran Church which say the antiBoy Scout talk is no longer valid because synod leaders and Boy Scout officials have developed plans without objectionable features Naumann opposed honoring Boy Scouts for church attendance as is done when churches sponsor Boy Scout troops That he contended introduces the spirit of The gospel enjoined men in effect not to advertise their good he said Plane Crash Coverage GlobeGazette Lauded in AP Editors Citation TAMPA Fla Iowa newspapers received citations fo cooperation far beyond the usual expectation or membership obliga tion at the national convention of the Associated Press Managin Editors here Tuesday They are the Mason City GlobeGazette and the Des Moines Reg ister Tribune Citations are awarded each year at the annual gathering of A to members of the worldwide news organizatio who cooperate in an outstandin manner to produce and develo news for AP distribution Some 77 AP members were hon ored this year To the Mason City GlobcGazett was given a citation for outstanc ing news andncwspholo coverage n connection with the crash of Braniff airliner near Mason Cit on Sunday Aug 22 in which 1 lives were lost Photoi The award stated the Glob Gazette had furnished informalio immediately from its onthescen news staff and extraordinar photographs by Photographer E win This was one of Iowas bigges news stories of the past year an most of the Globe Gazette new and photo staff were at the plac of the crash within a short tim after the report of the acciden had been received Much the detail for the AT story which was carried on th wires serving every part of th nation was supplied by Thor Jon sen GlobeGazette city editor wh was one of the first of the news paper staff back to the office wit such valuable information But nearly every member of th papers staff contributed to th story and Mussers photographs o the scene received exceptionally prominent use over the country Wilson Dispatch The award to the newspapers a citation for out standing news coverage was fo sharing with The AP a dispatcl from the Register Tribunes Washington bureau chief Richard Wilson It was the citation noted an illuminating interview with T Lamar Caudle in which Caudle said he begged and pleaded against Harry Dexter Whites pro Caudle was a U S assistan attorneygeneral in the Truman administration ELWIN MUSSER Second Member of Floyd Family Dies of Severe Burns IOWA CITY Pint 7 one of six persons burned when ire broke out in their home al Floyd died at University Hospi als here Tuesday Her brother Harold 5 died two days after the Nov 4 fire routed persons from their beds The hospitals Tuesday reported he mother Mrs Betty Pint and son Mike 5 both in good condi ion another son William 10 in air condition arid a halfbrother Tofte s fair Funeral services for Janice Pint vill be held Friday at 9 at le Conception Church t Charles City the Rt Rev Msgr ohn J Smith reading the requiem igh mass Burial will be in Cal ary Charles City AP Wlrephoto LOOKING OVER A LATE Frank Anders Fargo N said to be the second oldest living holder of the Medal of Honor looks over an F86D Sabre with Col Oris Johnson commander of OUare AFB in Chicago Anders 79 who won his medal in the Philippines in is enroutc to New York for a meeting1 of all Medal of Honor winners Bridges in Demand for More Unity Bennett Plans New Motion WASHINGTON sen Democrat and a Repub Wednesday that Sen Arthur V Watkins RUtah has swung Senate sentiment against any compromise in the proposed censure of Sen Joseph R thy Sen A S Miko Monroney D said Watkins chairman of the special censure committee torpedoed prospects for a com promise with his speech Tuesday calling for a new censure charge against McCarthy Sen Edward J Thye RMimu said he feels prospects for a com promise are more remote than ever He agreed that Watkins speech in which he denounced Mc Carthys attacks on the censure committee was a major factor in turning compro mise Thye and Monroney talked with reporters just before the Senate resumed debate on a resolution to censure McCarthy on two counts Ttll Asked whether heagreed thai a compromise is now more remote Sen Everett M Dirksen RIH replied You never can tell until you Dirksen is working be hind the scenes for a compromise The views of Thye and Monroney conflicted with that of President Pro Tern pore Styles Bridges R who told reporters earlier that he estimates onethird of the Senate now is ready to vote for compromise Bridges said his statement was on discussions among Senate OP leaders and compromise ad vocates The censure debate is spreading he country far apart we need he said Sen Wallace F Bennett recog nized the new behindthescenes compromise moves but said he still Dlanned to introduce at the proper ime a new charge against Mc said he would introduce he motion in defense of the lonor of Sen Arthur V Watkins his fellow Utah an an d chairman of the special censure committee To Compromise Bennett however he may ailor his proposed amendment to the censure resolution to fit a compromise formula if it is intro duced In other words if the compro mise says McCarthy should be dis approved instead of censured I may follow that he aid Watkins called for the new cen tre charge Tuesday because Mc Carthy had called him randed his committee the unwit ting handmaiden of the Commu nist party and referred to the Sen ate debate as a lynching With deep emotion he announced he would introduce the new charge ormally himself if no one else took he initiative Members of Watkins ommittee split on the motion by heir chairman for a new censure harge against McCarthy Some members privately ap auded the idea Others said they ear it might lessen rather than ncrcase chances of McCarthys ensure Sixth Day Of Dub The backsccne maneuvering con inued Wednesday as the historic enate debatemoved into its sixth ay with Sen Herman Welker R daho due to speak Sen Sam J Ervin Jr DNC a ensure committee member said Vednesday it was a fine thing omeone outside the group took the ead in the move to bring the new ensure charge against McCarthy n other committeeman Sen rancis Case RSD refused to ommit himself publicly but said I hope we dont get into just n exchange of epithets There is tendency for people to say icy dont mean even though they ay they mean Outside the committee the reac on was generally cautfcfus But en Allen J Ellender DLa rmly endorsed the move ;