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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 28, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON iTY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THE N E W S P A PER THAT MAKE S A L L N 0 R T H 1 0 W A N S N E IG H B 0 R S VOL LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven1 Cents a Copyj MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28 1953 Tills Paper Consists Two One No 43 Red s I Parley All But One N Y Paper Is Hit by Strike Engravers Out Others Follow NEW YORK strike Satur day disrupted publication of six major New York City newspapers except the Herald Tribune Five hundred members of the AFL International PhotoEngrav ers Union the men who make metal plates t6 reproduce pictures in the papers walked out demand ing higher pay and other benefits Their action was given force when some 20000 members of other newsmen printers tele phone to cross picket lines and did not report for work The Herald Tribune was not af fected because it has a contract with a commercial firm for its photoengraving Hit by Strike Hit by the strike were the Times Daily News Daily Mirror all morning newspapers and the JournalArnercian WorldTelegram Sun and the Post afternoon newspapers The afternoon news papers were the first affected The JournalAmerican succeeded in printing one early edition be fore the strike became effective at about am All the struck morning papers however printed predated Sunday editions during the night and ex pected they would appear on news stands Sunday morning The struck newspapers announ ced that starting Monday morning they will take advertising space in the Herald print news They will divide the stories among themselves to avoid duplication All the struck newspapers were 400 ini Grbup 400 men gathered across the street front the main entrance of the TimesThey shouted scab and booed those employes who did enter the building The photoengravers who get a week for day work and for night work have asked for a a week pay increase They said the publishers had offered a package including a pay increase an additional holiday and an added welfare program con tribution Negotiations on a new contract to replace one that expired Oct 31 broke off Friday after the photo engravers union voted 207 to 147 against arbitration AP Wireplioto QUEENKNIGHTS Elizabeth touches the shoulder of Kenneth OConner with a sword as she bestows knighthood on the Jamaican chief justice This is the first picture allowed of a royal investiture since Eliza beth became queen Eugene ONeill Famous Playwright Dtes at 65 BOSTQN ONeill whbse dramas captivate audiences decades died quietlyFriday night of pneu mbnia He was 65 The playwright a Nobel Prize winner and threetim Pulitzer Prize Dinner in literature hart roamed the Worl for material until recent years wnen he was strickenb New f CC Ruling on Ownership WASHINGTON UP The Colum bia Broadcasting System and J Elroy McCaw of Centralia Wash are under orders to show cause why the Federal Communications Commission should not require them to get rid of some radio stations they own The commission acted Friday under a rule it had just announced no one may have even a minority financial interest in more thanfive television or more than seven radio stations The five and seven limitations previously had applied only to controlling inter ests An FCC spokesman said other radio and TV station owners were being checked On The Page Tax on Average Mason City Home Going Up Mohawks Play Unbeaten Cedar Rapids Team 11 Seeking Better Road to Little Brown Church 3 Parkinsons disease That f o r m of gradually cut down his activities until writing became impossible At his beside rat his home Friday night were his third wife the for mer Carlotta Monterey his physi cian Dr Harry L Kozol and his nurse Dr Kozolsaid death was caused by bronchial pneumonia High Point High point in his long career was in 1936 when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature The award committee did not cite any particular work but ONeill con sidered his play Mourning Be comes Electra a strong factor in the choice The prize wasonly one of the many honors won by the prolific playwright who had more than two score plays produced His Pulitzer Prizes were for Be yond the Hori zon 1920 An na Christie 19 2 2 an d Strange Intef ONIELL 1928 On receiving news of QNeilli death George JeanNathan infill ential newspaper and magazine drama critic said in New York the American theater had greatest playwright and have lost one of my longest and deares friends Nathan wasone of the first16 recognize ONeuTs talents anc started to open Broadway doors for him in 1917 ONeills las Broadway play was The Iceman Cometh in1946 Other Plays Other ONeill plays included The Emperor Jones T h Straw Desire Under the Elms1 Marco Millions Ah Wilder ness Days Without End Th Fountain Gods Chillun Got And plays were equal ly famous They included Th Long Voyage Home Th Dreamy The Rope ani Bound East for Cardiff After Days Without End wa produced in 1934 ONeill was awa from the stage jantil 1946 whe The Iceman Cbmeth arrived o Broadway That drama laid in Hells Kitchen saloon had drunk and bums as main characters an the wasdeath r Then ONeill went into seclusio until 1048 when he and his wif loft the Broadway scene The bought a small house on point rocks in Marblchead Mass BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS N Y The UN General Assembly Sat urday called for rnew efforts to reduce the worlds armaments and suggested this might be done by private talks among the big powers Thevote was 540 with Russia abstaining At Bermuda Conference US Will Request Allies to Counter Soviet Disruption WASHINGTON United States probably will ask Britainand France when representatives of the three meet it Bermuda to get set to counter any Russian plan for stall ng the European Army project through a fourpower meet ng Since the Soviets Thursday night sprang their surprise acceptance of a fourpower meeting without the hampering conditions that they had sisted on earlier the State De w i i No insurance Under Present Social Security partment has been considering vhat reply the Western Big Three might make Although the United States pub icly has much dimmer view of the outlook for success of a Big Four meeting than have its Commie Meeting LONDON UP Informed sources said Saturday ithad been reported reliably that Russian and Communist satellite foreign ministers plan to meet in Moscow in midDecember to approve Rus sian policy forcountering West ern plans for a European Defense Community The sources disclosed they had learned one of Russias plans is to give the East German govern ment more sovereignty and pos sibly conclude with it a peace treaty allies it seemed almost certain that the session of foreign min isters will be held if the Soviets mean what they now say Butinformed observers said that when PresidentEisenhower Prime Minister Churchill and Premier Laniel meet with their foreign min isters in Bermuda next Friday the United States spokesmen will call for tight arrangements to be made against Soviet disruptive tactics To date the reactions of the three Western nations have appeared more diverse than coordinated A British Foreign Office spokesman said Friday that Britain welcomes theacceptance of the proposal for a fourpower meeting which the Western Powers have renewed sev eral times Congressman Says No Definite Rights WASHINGTON U The chair man of a House subcommittee charges that American wage earn ers were misled for nearly 18 years into believing they had iron clad rights to government old age insurance benefits Chairman Carl T Curtis RNeb said Friday night that people who have been contributing regularly to the program via payroll deduc tions actually are not protected by written contracts or policies such as they would get from private firms and that Congress can change provisions of the law when ever it sees fitto do so GlobeGazette photo CHRISTMAS is only two and the Christ mas lights attract her especially those reflected from the colorful Christmas tree baubles For her mother and other elders howeverit is the lights in the eyes of the young sters that help make Christmas a special time of joy Patty is the daughter of Mr and Mrs C Friederichs 507 Mon roe N W Two Week Hearing Curtis Ways and Means sub committee completed two weeks of hearings on the social security sys tem with former Social Security Commissioner Arthur J Altmeyer asfinal witness Altmeyer debated the issue with Curtis and Subcommittee Counsel Robert H Winn for seven hours in a hearing that eripted more than once into verbalrows Democratic Representatives Din gell of Michigan and Eberharter of Pennsylvania interrupted the testimony at frequent intervals to protest questioning methods used by Winn and Curtiss Had Insurance At the close of the hearing that ran into the evening Curtis told Altmeyer that agencies under his direction during the Roosevelt and Truman administrations repeat edly told the people of the country that they had insurance Ths Nebraskan said a number of people were misled including He said he used to think the government had a contractual obligation to fulfill social secur ity benefits He said that when the Eisen hower administration took over last winter 90 million people were contributing to the program through payroll taxes butthat 6 out of 10 persons are ineligible for one reason or another 1 AP Wirepholo HELD IN SLAYINGTrArrny authorities in Tokyo are holding Sgt Schick 29 pictured here in the slaying of a colonelsi daughter Schick is shown with his adopted Japanese daughter Parents of Slain Girl Comfort Killers Wife Cityjs Coldest in U S If Mason Cityans shivered a little more than most people Fri day they had good reason be cause the city was the coldest spot in the United States A pilation of weather records Fri day night showed that Mason City and Houghton Mich with day time highs of only 21 shared the dubious honor The 21 degree reading was made at the airport In downtown Mason City the high recorded was 22 Diplomat Gets Meeting With f L AM a Soviet Gnier Will Give Own Setup on Monday Allies Would Okay Neutrals PANMUNJOM The Allies Saturday handed the Communists detailed plans for a Korean peace conference but the Reds said they could see no merit in the pro posal and would unveil one of their own Monday Special US Envoy Arthur H Dean presented a 12point formula which would allow nonbelligerent nations with a direct interest in Korea to attendthe conference as nonvoting observers Russia would attend as a full member on the Communist side of the as a neutral as the Reds demand Dean said the 16 UnitedNations which fought in Korea and South Koreas President Syngman Rhee have endorsed the plan The envoy also said Rhee prom ised him not to resume hostilities while a peace conference is under way and to cooperate fully at tha conference Fiery President The fiery South Korean president has said repeatedly he would order his American trained divisions northward unless progress is made toward unifying his country by late January Negotiations to set up the peaca conference revert to full scale plenary sessions Monday at the re quest of the Reds The diplomats have met as two subcommittees since Nov 16 Asiatic Agreement About CAMP ZAMA Japan parents of murdered nineyearold Susan Rothschild went to the yel low frame house of herslayer Sat urday to offer assistance and com fort to his wife Col and Mrs Jacqiiard H Roth schild of Chicago visited the wife and two adopted Japanese children of Master Sgt MauriceL Schick totell her they held no grudge against him Schick confessed earlier Satur day that he strangled Susan on Nov 21 because he had an un controllable urge to kill My husband and I feel that Sergeant Schick is a sick man and we have no personal feeling of re venge or bitterness about what has transpired Mrs Rothschild said after leaving the house Mrs Schick is a wonderful per son and the two girls have obvi ously been brought up in a warm and loving atmosphere Mrs Rothschild added The Weather Mason City Variable cloudiness Sunday Possibility of light snow Iowa Sunday partly cloudy Not so cold over extreme northwest Minnesota Mostly cloudy and not so cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 p m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 22 17 17 trace 1L DR C FMENNINGER Menninger 91 Succumbs WflsFdther of U S Psychiatry TO P E K A Kan UP Dr C h a r 1 e s Frederick Menninger founder of the mental health clinic which became the largest psychi atric training center in world died in his sleep early Saturday He was 91 as Dr CF to distinguish him from his equally famous died at am EST in his home here near the site of the MenriingerClinicJ His death followed a series of strokes The old doctor regarded by many as the of modern American psychiatry was the founder of the clinic which has been operated inrecent years by his sons Drs William and Karl Menninger Donald Lawderj director of In formation for theclinic said Men ninger diedof old age He said the pioneer psychiatrist had been in good health through the spring but began declining last summer He had suffered several strokes recently the latestFriday night Dr Nathaniel Uhr a physician on the Menninger hospital staff was staying overnight with the weakening doctor and was in his room when he1 died A family spokesman s a i d no immediate plans were made for funeral and burial LONDON Itf Soviet Premier GeorgiMalenkov Saturday granted Britains new ambassador to Mos cow a personal kovs first facetoface meeting with a top western envoy since he became head of the Soviet regime V Terse Announcement Moscow radiobroadcast a terse the meeting but gave no indication what they talked about It did say however that Soviet Foreign Minister V was present Sir William Hayter took over as Britishambassador in Moscow only last month He formally pre sented his credentials to one of Molotovs deputies on Oct 10 Normal Practice In London a British foreign of fice spokesman said when Hayter arrived in Moscow he followed the normal diplomatic practice asked for a meeting with1 Malenkov and the Soviet government apparently decided to grant the interview Sat urday Hayter had no instructions from iondonhe said to raise any spe cific as current diplo matic moves over EastWest talks whether the Russians de cided to raise anything we just cant say IOWAN ELECTED CHICAGO Keller DCS Moines Iowa has been elected vice president for homemaking of the American Vocational Assn Bandit s Hold Up Sioux City Store SIOUX CITY UP Two bandits one armed with a pistol held up he Miller Liquor Store in North Sioux City Friday night and es caped with about from the pash register Two employes of the store Nate and Dar Vondrak were in the store at the time Magid told police the two men entered and one brandished the pistolsaying Okay fellows this is a hold up Magid said the bandits first searchedthe two clerks and took their billfolds but later returned the wallets after taking themoney from the cash register SAME DATE1952511 BLACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST 2i HOURS s TAlPEHt alist South Korea Sat urday announced that they firmly the against Com muhism and called for a united Asiatic front strongly backed by the United States A joint statement issued during secret conferences here between Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek and South Koreas Syngman Rhee did not say flatly that formal alliance has been agreed upon But the statement indicated clearly the two bitter foes of Communism have joined forces and hope their alliance will as a basis for a united front of Democratic nations in the Pa cific Rhee arrived in Taipeh Friday after a secret flighjfrom Seoul Dean suggested Friday that the Korean peace i conference be held at Geneva Switzerland notless than 28 nor more than 42 days after termination of the current preliminary talks The Reds called two recesses totalling 45 minutes to consider Deans proposal A weary world is anxiously waiting for a tangible sign1 of peace in Korea and the world Dean told the Reds conven ing of the political conference will be that sign Let us not fail Dean limited neutrals eligible for invitations to the peace con ference to those which have had direct dealings with the Korean situation Included This would include India Sweden Switzerland Poland and Czechoslovakia all members of armistice commissions and Pak istan and Chile which belong to the UN Commission for Unifica tion and Rehabilitation of Korea Burma and Indonesia which the Reds have suggested woulds not be eligible The U S envoy emphasized that bis proposal was offered with the full approval and knowledge of the 16 United Nations and South Korea This represented a reversal of the stand baked by the UN Gen eral Assembly 28 when it barred attendance of neutrals The delegate Kl Sok Bok told Dean We did not find an intention on your part to solve funda mental problem of the participa tion of neutral nations at the po litical conference Ki also reproached Dean fop absurdly denying that Russia la a neutral in the Korean War We are very much disappointed by your attitude he said Deans formula or a compromise version of it could almost immedi ately end the dragging negotia tions to set up a peace conference an Allied spokesman said ;