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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home EbAZETTE HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A L L N 0 R T H 1 O W A N S H E G H B 0 R S VOL LX Associated Press and United Press FullLease Wires Seven Cents a Copy Boys Kidnapers MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 19 1953 This Paper Consists at Two One No OS nee to Death Nixon in Bold Bid to Rearm Japanese Red Promise Puts New Light on Peace Parley PANMUNJOM Korea IP TheUnited Nations said Thursday a Communist promise that neutrals invited to the Korean peace conference would have no voice on major de cisions could offer a very fruitful basis for further negotia tions US Ambassador Arthur H Dean said the Communists had made it clear that the neutral nations if invited to the on Koreas future Undercover ould be deniedvote Agent Tells of GE Reds Points Out Man at Video Hearing BOSTON 53yearold up holsterer who testified he was ah undercover FBI a g e n t while a member of the Communist Party since 1941 tpld a Senate Investigat ing Subcommittee Thursday he bad worked in a General Electric plant in Fitchburg Mass and that there were Communist cells there and in GE plants at Lynn and Everett Mass and Schenectady NY Creates Sensation William H Teto of Ashby Mass created a sensation in a televised hearing conducted by Sen McCar when he pointed out a maninthe hearing Communist member at a Lynn GE plant The man pointed out was Nal Mills McCarthy said Mills refused at an executive session to say whether he was or was no1 a Jlills heatedly refused again Thursday to give a yes or no an swer and was1 iempyed from the hearing room with his counsel aft er denying he was guilty of espi onage Familiar With Reds McCarthy said he was familiar with the tactics of these Comniu nist boys that he wasnt going to allow them make speeches Four other GE workers were called to testify None would sa whether he ever had been a immist Com Mayer Tells of Shooting Reports Wisdom Acted Insane BLOOMFIELD W New Mexico Rancher Walter M Mayer told th jury at hismurder trial Thursday that Wisdom said he was goih to kill mo he reached for a gun end I shot him The quietspoken 56yearold San ta Fe stockmans story of tol slaying of John C Wisdom 51 widely known Iowa livestock man marked the climax of testimonj extending over parts of three days He contends he shot Wisdom in self defense following a quarre over a livestock debt Mayer had testified that when he met Wisdom the morning o last May 2 when the fatal meetin occurred Wisdom talked and acl ed in such manner that I though he must haye gone crazy Mayer testified that when the went to a farm owned by Wisdom to look over some sheep Wisdom began to curse to wave his arm and shout The defendant testified that h tried to get back to his car bu Wisdom blocked his path and mad a threatening gesture toward hi waist About The Weather Mason City Occasional rain mixc with snow Friday Iowa Rain becoming mixed wit s n o w extreme west Frida cloudy with precipitation endin in morning Minnesota Rain becoming mixe with snow southwest GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Thursday Maximum 69 Minimum 47 At 8 am 47 Precipitation 62 a nal propositions Deans statement following the atest meeting of UN and Com unist delegates indicated that at ast the two sides were making teady progress on setting up the onference Dean of course could not accept ic Communist proposal because he UN General Assembly last Poles Angry PANMUNJOM Korea The Indian chairman of the com mission handling unrepatriated war prisoners called off Thurs days meeting amid reports an gry Polish members plan to wreck the fivenation organization LtGen K S Thimayya also cancelled the meeting set for Friday to gain time in which to try to end the most serious crisis he has faced since his committee took charge of prisoners who say they dp notwant to go home Reliable sources said the Poles were angry at the Indians for calling off prisoner interviews in definitely The Indians have told the Communiststhey must hold interviews compound by com pound August authorized Him to negotiate only the time and place of the ongdelayed conference So far my instructions have not been changed one iota the Vail Street lawyer said Inasmuch as the General Assem bly turned down a Russian propo al for neutral participationin the conference Dean would be re quired to refer the new Commu nist comedown to theworld or ganization forfurther action Dean said everyone had as sumed Russia wanted to give the neutrals voting membership in the conference when the Soviets pre sented their proposal to the Gen eral Assembly The new development in Pan munjom Dean said clearly was a different matter EDWARD DICKENSON Dickenson Claims Reds Used Force in Keeping Him TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE Calif Edward SDicken son held in a Communist com pound until after the Korean exchange said Wednesday nigh for the first time the Red forced him to remain behini under threats of death The stock 23yearold mountai boy from Big Stone Gap Va grinned broadly and told newsmei he felt safer now that Im home as he stepped from the fourengin evacuation plane which brough him from Honolulu v x said he did not tell reporter in Tokyo the truth after his releas Oct SO when he said he stayed be hind with the 22 other America soldiers because I wanted to ge the dope on the Communists U S Policy i Has Been in Error TOKYO S Vice President ichard Nixon in a bold bid for rearmed Japan said Thursday the United States made a mistake i 1946 when it ordered destruc lon of the remnants of Japanese military might Nixons dramatic r e v i e w of merican policy first startled then bviously pleased some 700 top apanese leaders There was quick raise from Japanese who long ave insisted demilitarization was costly mistake We misjudged the intentions of oviet leaders at the end of Vorld War II Nixon told the in uential JapanAmerica Society Since then he said the threat rom the Communist he threat centered in Moscow ms prevented the free world from iving in peace Want It is because we want peace GlobeGarelte phofo LONG TIME NO has been a long tiriie since the youngsters could sailtheirboats in the gutters There hasnt been enough water in the since Aug2 in fact when 18 inches fell was a half inch of rain during the night between Sept 19 and 20 how ever Gary Sleeper is his brother Russel 4 sail ing the boat They are sons of Evert Sleeper Titonka More Than Inch of Rain Relieves Drought Rain which had been absent from North Iowa since Sep ember except for occasional showers measured 106 inche vt2 p m Thursday withprospects for more precipitation Only 09 of an inch of rain fell during all of October and here had been no measurable the first 18 day f November The weather bureaus fore ast says the area may receive bowers Friday mixed with snow A mixture of gusty northerly and outherly winds buffeted various ections of the state Thursday urning into strong northerly winds riday After spreading across low a Thursday the Weather Bureau said the rain probably will turn o show in the northwest while the other parts of the state Friday can expect a combination of rain and snow Wednesdays high readings ranged from 63 at Spencer to 76 at Burlington where it was the lighest Nov 18 on record The mercury is expected to show wide contrast Thursday with Northwestern Iowa having chilly 30degree readings and ranging up to the 60s in the southeast Wednesday night 1 o w s ranged rom 38 at Sioux City and Spencer o 58 at Des Moines Ottumwa and Lamoni Colder air will push into Iowa Thursday night covering the stat Friday Meantime snow continued to pil upThursday in the Rocky Moun tain region as the storm slowl edged eastward Glassy streets and highways slowed motor traffic to a crawl over parts half a dozen states major acidents were re Hit no ported The only loss of life was in a plane crash at Albuquerque where one man died and seven werein jured Wednesday Their C47 trans port cracked up while taking off irom Kirtland Air Force Basein blinding snow Nearly a foot of snow Covered parts of Colorado and Wyoming and it was still falling UP A TREE ABOUT YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING Its easy when you shop through Pick a Present which will appear daily on GlobeGazette Pages beginning Monday Nov 23 WATCH FOR IT nd believe in peace Nixon added that we the United States lave rearmed since 1946 and we jelieve that Japan and other HR tions rshould share the same respon sibility We felt disarmament was prop er in 1946 Since that time the ommunist threat has gained in have begun If we want peace we must be militarily stronger than the Com munist nations Informed quarters said Nixons speech apparently inaugurated a new soft line of persuasion in deal ing with Japan The Japanese strongly resentec statements by Sen William F Knowland U S Senate majority leader and U S Secre tary of State Dulles which they in to mean Japan must re arm to obtain future aid Nixon stressed Japan isakey bastion for the defense of Asia All of Asia If Japan falls all of Asia falls Likewise if Asia falls too The vice president and his party leave Friday for a two hour glimpse of the multibillion dollar American l defense establishment on Okinawa on the way to Manila Nixon made these other points in his luncheon speech 1 The United States wants Ja pan and Korea to settle an ex plosive diplomatic impasse over fishing rights and other postwar questions 2 The administration intends to try expanding Japanese trade par ticularly to southeast Asia 3 He was surprised that there is so very little antiAmericanism in Japan 4 The United States intends to emain strong despite military judget cuts and will be ready to negotiate with the vhen we have deeds and not just vords as to what their intentions are AP Wlrephoto WICKS Lt GovlArthur H Wicks standing left tells reporters that he resigned Thursday as majority leader and temporary president of the Senate The resignation by Wicks climaxed a long fight with Gov Thomas E Dewey Both Sides Claim Victory in GOP Row in New York AP Wlrephoto SUSPENDED Prof Maurice Halperin above has bten sus pended by Boston University af ter he was named inan FBI re port as a onetime member of a Soviet espionage ring in this country ALBANY K Y Arthur H Wicks Thursday Executions Are Set for Dec 18 Hall Heacfy Say Nothing KANSAS CITY kidnap killers of little Bobby Greenleasa were sentenced Thursday to dia Dec 18 for their crime U S District Judge Albert L Reeves passed the death sentence on Carl Austin Hall 34 and Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady 41 within 15 minutes after a jury of 12 men recommended that they pay tha death penalty for their confessed crime Mrs Heady the pudgy faced al coholi stood at the right of Hall wastrel playboy when the judge pronounced the sentence Nothing to Say Judge Reeves asked if they had any thingto say Sail saidclearly No sir Mrs Heady shook her head ia the negative They Judge Reeves said sol emnly I accept the recommendations of the jury It is my duty to ac cept and adopt the recommenda tions of the jury Since neither had anything 1 to say Judge Reeves said it would be the judgment and sentence of the court that they be executed ia the gas chamber at Jeffersoir City on Dec one week before Christmas j 1 He said the sentence twice formally stepped down as acting lieutenant governor of New York after a bitter quarrel withGov Thomas E Dewey ending in victory claims camps1 The Republican row seemed certain1 to scar party unity and delight the Democrats in next years election campaigns Wicks submitted his fesig CIO Rejects V I TH Request CLEVELAND Ohio Top CIO officials Thursday rejected a plea by Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell to stop urging repeal of the TaftHartley Act and promised to use all energies and resources to wipe out the controversial law President Walter P Reuther and other officials called on the nation al CIO convention to approve a res olution pledging continued efforts for repeal of the unfair and un just TaftHartley Act Delegates were prepared to give overwhelm ing support to the proposal Action on the resolution was due less than 24 hours after Mitchell had appeared at the convention to urge the CIO to preclude further talk of repeal of the act RIVER MISSION MUSCATINE UP Three Musca ine men have gone to Washington o urge rafsirig the Mississippi Riv erlevee in Muscatine County SAME BLACK FLAG MEANS THAFFIO DEATH IN FAST 24 HOURS nation Wednesday as GOP majority leader and temporary president of the State Senate through which he held the office of acting lieutenant governor The action was announcedminutes aft er Senate adjournment of a special session of the Legislature Dewey and the GOP State Execu tive Committee had insisted that Wicks becauseof visits to labor extortionist Joseph S Fay in Sing Sing Prison1resign his leadership or be1 ousted at the specialsession Wicks maintained he had heard ho word of censure from his fellow senators about his visits to Fay and claimed complete vindication He said he resigned because his conflict with Dewey would impair state business But Dewey declared he had called for Wicks resignation be cause of the Fay visits and said theresignation speaks for itself At the twoday special session of the Legislature called to con sider the Wicks issue and reappor tionment of legislative districts the Senate leader presided over that House from beginning to end That alone was regarded as a slight to Deweys political prestige and party leadership within the state Republican senators made it plain they objected to the State GOP committees taken with Deweys de manding thatthey oust Wicks or force him to resign Despite Eisenhowers Statement Brief Lull in White But Fight Due to Resume WASHINGTON in vestigating the Harry Dexter White casecalleda temporary lull Thurs daybut gave no sign of abandoning their efforts because of President Eisenhowers suggestion that the need for such inquiries may soon be ended Chairman Jenner RInd said the internal security subcommit tees next session was set for Mon day afternoon Jenner told newsmen that for the first time we have been able to show that FBI reports on suspect ed individuals reached the hands of top officials and he added it was impossible to say now what developments might follow Eisenhower expressed hope al his newsconference Wednesday that security firings may so com pletely solve the problem of al leged Red infiltration of govern ment that ihe issue will be for gotten by next years congressional campaign Eisenhower said he was not sug gesting c u r r e n t congressional probes be called off President declinedto com ment directly on the case of White who Atty Gen Brownell says was promoted in 1946 by former Presi dent Truman in the face of FBI reports which Erowncll asserted tagged White as a Soviet spy But it was plainly evident that Republicans in Congress and else where intended to keep the ball rolling up to election time next November Sen McCarthy RWis prepared a radiotelevision reply Monday night Trumans indictment of McCarthyism Jenner promised the internal se curity subcommittee Will have new disclosures on the operations of al leged spies in the Treasury after White was promoted from assistant secretary there to the International Monetary Fund Jenner challenged a telegraphic statement from John W Snyder who served as secretary of the Treasury under Truman that any subversives in th a t department were weeded out during his tenure We happen to know better than that Jenner said oncefor Hall then in the words for Mrs Heady The kidnapers facesdid not change appar ently were resigneddtp their fate Robert C Greenlease million aire father of little Bdbjby paid the ran som days after his child hacTbeea slain watched the climax ofthe trial with set jaw Might Watch Execution He said he did not know whether he would witness the execution of thekillers Roy K Dietrich Halls court appointed attorney soughtto de lay the sentencing so he could study the recordot the trial mit withdrew objection afterJudge Reevesassured hint he would be given a chance to file any motions necessary to protect Halls consti tutional rights i Dist Atty Edward L Scheufler asked the judge for an immediate sentence and Reeves complied without delay Judge Reeves then adjourned court arid the room in whichthe dramatic proceedings had been conducted was clearedwithin min utes As he left the courtroom Green lease commented of the sentence Its too good for them but itVtha best the lawprovides It took the jury of 12 men one hour and seven minutes to give Judge Reeves authority to send the pair to the gas chamber Judge Reeves had told the jury the two were cold blooded murderers and there were no mitigating circum stances for their crime Handed Slip of Paper As the jurors walked into their room to decide the case each was handed a slip of paper that said Do you recommend the death pen alty All they had to do was write one word Yes or no The jury returned to the court room in single file passing with solemn faces directly in front of the two confessedkidnap killers Judge Reeves of 30 years on the federal Bench spoke extemporaneously as he told tha all male jury of Missouri farmers and businessmen that the issue be fore them was simple Should the accused pay the su preme price for their confessed crime The case was turned over to the jury at am Roy K Dietrich courtappointed attorney for Hall said there would be no appeal in the case unless there was an invasion of Halls constitutional rights On Shows Bats Iowa City Vottd SUUt No 1 Prtp If Ranks Naar In Turkay 11 ;