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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ONUTYtjLOBE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX Associated Press ana United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 21 1953 This Paper Consists oE Two One No 37 Pilot Exceeds Twi GOP Chief Says Party on Attack WASHINGTON Wl Republican National Chairman Leonard W Hall said Saturday the Harry Dex ter White case has given a tre mendous Lift to the GOP in ad vance of next years congressional election campaigns But Democratic senators said they doubt any advantage the Re publicans may have gained will be lasting They predicted the Wants Report WASHINGTON Sen Olin D Johnston DSC urged Saturday that FBI reports on all future presidential nominees be sent to Senate committees to prevent another Harry Dexter White from ever getting a high government post Johnston a member of the Senate Internal Security Sub committee which is investigating the White and other spiesingov ernment cases said he will formally introduce his proposal in the next session of Congress Balky ROW Comes Home to His Folks administrations farm tax and spending programs will be regard ed by the voters as more im portant Hall said in an interview he be lieves the charges of laxity toward Communists in government made by Atty Gen Browncll against former President Truman have helped us Lift The impression I havegained bytalking to people all over the country is that this matter has given a tremendous lift to our or ganization he J Although Halldidnt say so he apparently holds the view that Brownelis sensational that Truman promoted White de spite FBI reports ofWhites al leged the Republicans back on thesoffensive after they had lost special con gressional elections in Wisconsin and New Jersey AP Wirephoto ENGINEERS BODY remove the body of engineer Fred Kelley 67 after his train and a 112car freight train collided headon near Grand Valley Cote The freight engineer GlennArhspiger also was killed and both firemen were injured No Support for Tax Delay WASHINGTON Eisenhower failed Saturday to win the support of two key House mem bers in an effort to postpone in definitely the scheduled social security tax boost Chairman Daniel A Reed II NY of the taxwriting House Ways and Means Committee and Rep Carl T Curtis chairman of the Social Security subcommit tee both said after a 90minute White House conference that they still favor letting the onehalf of 1 per cent increase go into effect next Jan 1 as scheduled At present employes and employer each pay per cent on the first of State Ends Testimony in Rebuttal BLOOMF1ELD Thestate completed its rebuttal testimony in the Walter M Mayeu trial Saturday after calling a of witnesses in a move to discredit defense testimony that the late John M Wisdom 1 a s t March threatened to shoot Mayer The states20 rebuttal witnesses also included six character wit nesses who said they knew the Iowa stockman through business or social contacts and considered him to have a good reputation and to be of a peaceful nature Mayer 56 Santa Fe NM ranch er charged with the pistol slay ing of Wisdom on the latters Bloomfield farm last May 2 claims he shot the 51yearold Iowa stockman in selfdefense The state Saturday presented a series of rebuttal witnesses who identified checks they said Wisdom delivered to them at Blobmfielc last March 16 21 23 26 and 30 Early in its case the defense presented testimony by Glennanc Paul Davis Atlantic Iowa farm ers who testified Wisdom angrily told them in a Kansas City hote late last March going to shoot Mayer so full of holes hel wages Personally I dont want my reserve a social security which is for the protection look like a sieve incidentoccurred They said the the third or fourth week of March District overruled Judge defense rebuttal testimony Harold Levi objection tha about party to be charged with depleting the fund of the people Reed told report ers Curtis said he still holds to his belief of last spring that the tax boost should go into effect But he said that he is in no sense re bellious Curtis believes the tax hike is necessary to do justice to the social security program He said that as of last spring when he last made a sounding the committee was fairly evenly Di vided on the matter Mr Eisenhower recommended last May that the scheduled in crease be postponed indefinitely pending a study checks was meaningless since Wis dom could still have gone tc Kansas City on any of the days in question Through testimony of seyera personsthat Wisdom was arpeace M man the state also isattempt ing torefute through its rebutta thev defense effort to picture th lowan as a triggertempered ahi quarrelsome man About The Weather Mason City Increasing cloudi ness Sunday a chance of some light snow in the afternoon Iowa Mostly cloudy Sunday oc casional snow southeast Minnesota Sunday mostly cloudy snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 55 Minimum 3i At 8 am 31 Precipitation 05 YEAR AGO Maximum 45 Minimum 27 Bless the Lord Shouts His Mother By HERB ALTSCHULL WASHINGTON My son Myson Bless the Lord Shouting these wordsand waving her arms in the air Bessie Dick enson early Saturday rushed into the arms of her son the prisoner of war who embraced Communism and then changed his mind It was thefirst time Cpl Ed ward Dickenson had seen his mother in more than three years and for a breathless moment a score of reporters and photograph ers stood mutely by Pandemonium Thenpandemonium broke loose Photo bulbs snapped and questions came everywhere In the midst of all this mother father son and sister kept weeping I thought he was dead cried Mrs Dickenson But the Lord has given ine back my Eds father 73yearrold Burean Dickenson kissed the 23 yearold soldier on the cheek God said theelderly farmer i from Crackers Neck Va t The family had about 10 minutes together 31 Andrews Air Force Base Then Ed was placed bus aridsent off to 4he Walter ReedMedicalCenter for a vphysi cal like POW an Army officer tfeels wonderful to be home Soun AP WIrephoto DICRENSONS proud fatherWho stands with his arm the shoulder of Cpl Eel Dickenson as family is reunitedat Washingtons Andrews Air Force base whoasked for repatriation from a Korean prisonerbf firstjdecidingtbstay with the Communists and his mother look happy Seventeenyearold sister Helen dabs away tears Different father Plagues US Storm Buries Mfcfwesf With East AP Wirephoto Here is a picture ofa lonely and confused little girl She is Susan Noah who came to this country from Japan when her American father and Japa nese mother separated She isbe ing adopted byMr and Mrs C E Wagoner of Waterloo said his mother Allwe if itb have hjni ba ck with us on BULLETIN OTTAWA Canada Saturday disclosed it will reply early next week to the second United States request that a Congressional Committee be permitted to ques tion Igor Gbuzenko svho first revealed Soviet spy operations in Ottawa iri 1945 tofWasbing ton for family who Hadnt been away fronitheir home infthe southwesternVirginiamoun tains in 25ryearsThey made the 450mile trip by auto Friday Theyll stay inWasHihgtbn a few days sightseeing and they hope to take their son home with thenil Hes due for a 30day furlough Dickenson was oneof 23 Ameri can soldiers who refused repatria tion after the Korean trucewas signed He later changedhis mind and asked neutral Indian guards to turn him back to the UN side The other 22 still have given no indication of a change of heart Asked whether he thought any of these would follow his lead Ed If they ever can get to them and give them explanations Im sure some of them will come back SENTENCETWO Federal Judge HehryN Graven Friday sentenced wo bow City brothers on charges of converting govern ment owned corn to their own use SiSw By UNITED PRESS fu flinches of sriow in the Mid west Saturday1causedJatleast two 502 BtACK FLAGMEAN3 TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST 21 HOURS telephone midsectiori rolled out of the Rocky Mountainsending a weefc of per feet ilndiah Summer weather The temperature 15 below Big EiheyiWybi and 13 below ai Laramie Wyo and generally cole weather covered the northern anc central plains Snow and Sleet Snpwvand sleet fell on parts of North and South Dakota Kansas Iowa Nebraska and Minnesota Up to nine inches of snow was re ported in parts of Nebraska and Few Flurries DES MOINES vigorous storm that chilled much of the midwest with a healthy blow Fri day left Iowa with only light rain a few snow flurries and colder temperatures Saturday Icy winds with gusts up to 70 miles an hour reported at Cedar Rapidsblewacross Iowa Friday night giving a real touch of win ter Davenport hada state high of before vthe cold air moved in there In contrast SiouxCity had higVof only 38 Allies Accuse Communists of Holding Back Prisoners PANMUNJOM UP The Allies Saturday accused the Communists of holding back some prisonersof war and told the Reds to turn over to Indian custody immedi ately all those POWS you still retain Gen J 1C Lacey told Com munist members of the Military Armistice Commission that three Korean soldiers who sought refuge at an American sentry box Thurs day were South Korean war cap tives who had been forced into the Red army The Communists asked for a recess to study Laceys statement then 30 minutes later asked for and were granted more time The chief Allied the Armistice Commission told news men the ROK soldiers provided evidence that the Communists have forcibly retained prisoners after they had certified that all srisoners had been turnedover to he NNRCNeutral Nations Re patriation Commission v Lacey also1 toldthe Communists to and get on with hejob of interviewing Chinese and Korean war prisoners who have refused to go home The explanation program has been stalled by Red refusal to accept Indian rules for speeding up the interviews Lacey accused the Communists of delaying the program deliberately because of disastrous results Only about 3 percent the approximately2500prisoners in terviewed so far have elected to return to Communist rule Meanwhile Allied and Commu nist diplomats continued efforts to arrange a Korean peace confer apparent progress knockecl out communica tions to at least 21 towns in Min nesbta and at least 16 in South Da kota At least two auto fatalities were blamed on and freezing 1 U S Envoy Arthur H Dean ac cused the Reds of delaying and making a farce of the preliminary negotiations Dean heard North Korean Am bassador Ki Sok Boks proposal to nations includ ing Russia a role in the confer ence and said it suspi ciously like one made by Soviet Delegate Andrei Vishinsky before the United Nations last August and September At a three hour meeting of the ambassadors who are trying to set up the peace conference Dean asked if there was anything new in his new He bluntly askedthe Commu nists if they thought they were accomplishing anything in describ ing him as an untruthful war monger an insincere irrational rogue lacking in common sense Two jetairmen were feared deac as a newsriow storm swept into the Southwest Their T33 jet train ing plane based at Big Tex lost its way in the storm about 20 milesfrom Albuquerque N M The plane was presumed to have crashed However the new storm was no expected to gather such strength Weather Bureau officials said j was confined to light snow flurrie in southwest Colorado and mixec rain and snow in New Ground Blinard The S o u t h w e st weaUiered groiindblizzard Friday which ma rooned 14 passengers aboard Kansas City to Denver bus unti they were brought out by a high way rescue crew The hard est at the Dakotas and parts b western Minnesota Saturday Inch thick ice coated power lines an the wind hit gusts of 40 miles pe hour AP Wrephoto CLEARED Drifts piled high by Howling winds were cleared from U S 36 near Anton Colo by the plow shown here KV AP Wirephoto GAS surplus gas capes are used by these two New York women in effort to es cape the clouds of smog and smoke hanging over the city DEATH fENALJY LIMA Chambe of Deputies Friday night approve and sent Senate a bill au thorizing the death penalty for kic napers who kill or fatally injur underage viclimsi Yorkers Fumes YORK Millions of bughing squinting New Yorkers matched the sun p e weakly shroud of smoke and hemical fumes Saturday arid re igned themselves at least one more daV of a night mare called smaze Due standstill in air nasses the 1 polluted cloud has een growing thicker for five ays The Weather Bureau said laturday no relief was in sight at east until Sunday The condition a combination of owlying smoke and haze was ailed smaze rather than the more familiar smog The weath r bureau said there had not been ny fog in the murky envelope iut rising humidity during the light indicated that the city may jet a combination of smog and maze later Saturday Families were improvising dust masks to protect their throats and nasal from the noxious umes Many cases of nausea were eported and eyesmarting was ommon Health officials said lowever no serious illness or eath had resulted and probably vould not But even the most hearty souls admitted the smaze was getting hem under the weather Lion Killed After Saving Mans Life MILAN Italy UP A circus ionessi who fought off an enraged jger to save her trainer lost her ife Friday in a wild new battle with the same tiger Regerv the tiger attacked Train er LeonidaCasartelli in a cage dur ngia icircus performance at iAcqui 16 Niagara the lioness came o the rescue and held the tiger at More Than 17320 MPH Is Attained Exceeds Previous Mark by 50 MPH LOS ANGELES pilot Scott Crossfield flew the Douglas Skyrocket twice the speed of sound Friday it was announced Saturday t Crossfield attained a speed of more than 1320 miles an hour which the National Advisory Com mittee for Aeronautics said was actually 201 times the speed of sound This is the fastest man has ever flown Only last week it was disclosed that Crossfield flew the Skyrocket 1272 miles an hour Oct 14 for a new world speed record Previous Mark The previous mark was set by the same Skyrocket airplanewith Douglas test pilot William Bridge man at the controls in Aug 1951 with a speed of 1238 miles an hour The sensational new record set Friday beats the previous mark by more than 50 miles an hour and is almost a hundred miles an hour better than Bridgemans mark The needlenosed Skyrocket now nine years old also holds the worlds altituderecord of 83235 feet set by Marine Lt Col Marion Carl last Aug 21 i Withheld Information The NACA Americas aviation research withheldthe in formation on the new record until precision instruments carried fbu the flightcould be curacy Crossfield 32 started the flight at an hour earlier the sfi personic sweptwingresearch air plane was taken aloft by a Boeing B29 motherairplane ern California desert J Skyrocket was released from the B29 at an altitude of 32000 feet Immediately after the drop Crossfield fired up the fourbarrel rocket engine and point ed the tiny airplane steeply up wards Theraltitudve atwhich he made his greatest speed was announced only at inexcess of 60000 Gome Warden Injured by Charles City an 17yearold Charles City youth was being held inthe Mitchell County jail here Saturday following an escapade of here in which Ben Davies 23 Mitchell County game warden was injured The officer was in the hospital with undetermined in juries Casartelli reported that Friday while traveling between Acqui and NTovi Ligurehe heard wild roars in the iwild cage and stopped the caravan He found the loyal lioness dead torn to pieces by Heger On The Mohawks Trojans Win Basketbell Openers 9 New Crystal Lake Gym to Tuesday 3 Mason City Churches Plan Thanksgiving Services 14 DESIGNATES WEEK DES MOINES William S Beardsley has named the week of Nov 2228 Iowa Retarded ChU drcnv Week Haberkorn said a game warden Sheriff Lewis that Davies and from Cresco were attempting to check the youths car when the vehicle started with the officers hand caught inside Davies was dragged a short dis tance then was thrown to tha highway suffering severe head in juries President at ISC Tells Deliberation to Improve Sports AMES State College President James H Hilton asserted Saturday the primary function of the college is that of research and education Dr Hilton commenting3 on the current student controversy over the schools athletic situationsaid for some time deliberations have been under way directed toward improving our athletic situation The Iowa State Dailystudent newspaper Saturday v editorially rapped petitioners who seekto re move the colleges athletic taff Dr HilUnvsaid Iowa Statehas a fine because of its scholarly achievement There is no queptjon about tho importance of a some intramural and intercollegi ate program of athletics in our tal education program ho said It is gratifying to have our slur dents staff alumni andfriwjdf so interested in program ;