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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH HOME EDITION 10VVANS NEIGHBOR S VOL LLX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 1 1953 Tills Paper Consists of Two One No 305 Invokes TH Law in Dock Strike Women Attacked Dallas Men Armed Angry Texans Form Huge Posse DALLAS Tex wi A posse of about 400 angry Dallas residents incensed by a series of attacks on white women by a nude Negro prowler helped harried police Thursday hi a search for the killer of a young mother The rape slaying Wednesday night of Mrs H C Parker 29 attractive dime store clerk cli maxed a series of beatings and rapeson white womenby a prowl er who ias terrified Dallas for months Police said Mrs Parker was lit erally cut to pieces Her throat was slashed deeply Although the reinforced police patrols and the angry citizens searched through the night in vain for the killer police felt the extra patrols in the crowded business residential area around Lemmon Avenue and Reverchon Park paid off early Thursday An elderly woman was thrown to the ground by a young white man in what police called a rob bery attempt The womans screams attracted nearby plain clothesmeii and the assailant was arrested on the spot Police Sgt Tom Ellis said he did not believe the man arrested hadanything to do with Mrs Parkers death The second attack occurred wilh blocks of the place where Mrs Parker was attacked on busy Lem mon Aveune thoroughfare leading to Dallas Municipal Airport from downtown As police received scores of calls from panicky citizens each night Police Chief Carl Hanssqn warned citizens to be careful of their aim Husbands dug old sixshooters and Army weapons out of trunks anc closets Women slept fitfully with lights on and rifles by their beds Bird guns were loaded with buck shot Mrs Parker wife of a lubercu lar patient who has been hospital ized for three years gave scant de tails of the attack before she diet enroute to a hospital She finished work at 9 pm in the Walnut Hill shopping center not far from the Municipal Airport Love Field Companies to Resjisit Rail Workers Demand Big Hike in Wages CLEVELAND of Locomotive Engineers representatives are presenting demandsto the nations rail roads Thursday for a 30 per cent wage boost And in the mails are demands for 37y2cent hourly boosts from three other big rail Brotherhood of motive Firemen and Enginemen the Brotherhood of road Trainmen and the Order Conductors The Switchmens Union of North America an AFL affih ate with about 20000 mem bers in yard service mostly west of Chicago presented de mands to the carriers for a basic wage increase of 40 cents an hour Their otherdemands include ex Ira pay for work on holidays sick leave shift differentials an im proved vacation plan and a health ExChief in Egypt to Die on Gallows CAIRO Special Rev olutionary Court Thursday sen tenced former Premier Ibrahim Abdel Hadi and an Egyptian for merly employed by the British to hang on charges of treason aiid unidentified for eign power to Fa rouk to the throne Hadi 57yearold Saadist Party leader after a threeday trial The hearing foii the second defendant Armad Moham ed Awad lasted two hcmrs and was held in secret after the sen tencing of Hadi Awad an electrician formerly was employed by the British gar rison which Egypt wants to expe fromthe Suez Canal zone They were the first of some 24 persons scheduled to be arraignec by the special tribunal on similar charges The court also ordered the con fiscation of more than 1V4 million dollars of Hadis his holdings assets most oJ Ike Receives WayerlyBid WASHINGTON Wl Its far too early for President Eisenhower to be giving much thought to his next summers vacation though he has anearly invitation to spend it at Waverly Iowa That was the word from Press Secretary James C Hagerty when asked about the chancesof the in vitation from the Wavcrly Cham ber of Commerce They are so far out of line they are ridiculous Loomis remarked in Chicago Before any of the four unions could strike a vote of the member ship would be necessary All four unions ask addilional benefits They want in the perma nent wage1 structure at least 10 cents of the hourly increase they Sot from the escalator clauseUed to the cost of living They also want the basic boost they now asked to be appliedto all special allowances monthly and daily guarantees and other extras The firemens union also has made additional demands for yard men and wants minimum daily wages for roadmen About The Weather Mason warm Fri day until turning cooler in late afternoon Iowa Friday fair and quite waim Minnesota Friday mostly fair and quite warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 81 Minimum 43 At 8 am 56 YEAR AGO Maximum 91 Minimum 53 195241S FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC MEATH IN TAST HI HOURS and welfare program The four independent unions rep resent nearly a third of a million railroaders Their contracts contain a clause managemen orithe unionsfrom proposingany changes in i wages or working con New pro posals became possible at am Thursday hint that the carriers would re sist these demands vigorously came when Daniel P Loomis Chi cago chairman of the Assn of Western Railways exorbitant termed them HOMEMAKER Richard OUTSTANDING WASHINGTON Nixon has been proclaimed Out standing Homemaker of the Year the Home Fashions League AP Wfrephoto AWAITS RULING FROM HIGH Force Cloif R 1 i in a steel mill in Pittsburgh since MaylS when he wasarrested by militarypolice to Korea incon nection with the slaying of a South Korean Afederal court in Washington ruled theAir Force had nd right to fly him backrtofKdrea and an appeal is how pending before the US Supreme Court Jacob Maqssen Dies After Clear Lake Auto Accident Jacob Maassen 77 1114 Place No ClearLake died about am Thursday in a Mason City hospital from injuries he re a twocar accident Wed nesday night on Highway 18 just vest of Clear Lake The driver of the other car Dr F L Hayes 49yearold Garner dentisl Thursday was reported in ood condition by his physician Dr Hayes wife and daughter who were riding m the car ere not in ured Maassen was aione CLEAR LAKE DEATH CARJake Lake wasinjured fatally when this car Avhich he was driving was involved in a collision about m Wed t WeSl0f C1r Lake on 18 Maassen 1Cfd rn where he died about Hayds driver of the other car suffered a fractured leg cuts and bruises His nhvsi Hayes suffered a fractured leg cuts and bruises According to Clear Lake police who investigated the mishap Dr Hayes was going west on Highway 18 and Maassen was attempting lo cross on to 2nd Place North when the cars collided The third person hospitalized is Mrs Burton Brovvn Route 2 Ma son City She was reported in fairly good condition Thursday and was being held for observation Hospi tal allendanls said Mrs Brown suffered culs and bruises and was shaken up Mrs Brown about five miles northeast of Mason City when the Brown aulo became in volved in a collision wilh a car driven by Victor S Kuck 57 Ce dar Falls Neither Kuck or Mrs Browns husband1 were injured Ccrro Gordo County deputy sher iffs who investigated the other mis hap said Kuck told them lhat he was blinded by Ihe bright sun Mrs Brown told officers she did not see Ihe Kuck aulo until jusl before the collision Maassen a retired farmer had lived in Clear Lake community 50 years He was born in Germany June 21 1876 Surviving are two sons Walter Maassen Clear Lake and fernest Maassen Gladbrook five daugh ters Mrs Lawrence Ilona Paul sen Mason City Mrs Rolland Irma Sharratt Clear Lake Mrs Harry Ann McKechan Los An geles Cal Mrs Herman Bertha Beenken Clear Lake and Mrs Phillip Geneva Litzel Clear Lake a brother Wilhelm and a sister Johanna in Germany Funeral services are incomplele The PallersonJames Funeral Home is in charge of arrange menls ROBBING POE COLUMBUS Ohio Allen Poe 21 was indicled for burglary Wednesday by the Frank lin County grand jury But Wont Settle It Immediately Report Is Due by Next Monday NEW YORK WA multimillion dollar longshoremens strike Than day paralyzed East Coast ports and within hours President Eisen hower invoked TaftHartley cooling off provisions in an effor to halt it Mechanics of invoking the lav made it unlikely it conk take ef feet before nextweek Railroad officials in a move to prevent goods from piling uphere ordered an embargo on railroac freight destined for the New Yorl ivaterfront for shipment 3Member Board Eisenhower appointed a thre member board of inquiry to repor back to him by midnight of Mon day Oct 5 after which he could seek a court order to apply th laws emergency provisions Patrick J Connolly executive picepresident of the Internationa Longshoremens Assn which i striking for higher wages said UK men would be ordered backto work if the government obtainec i federal courtinjunction Until that time the strike wil ontinue he said Once the Chief Executive re ceives the boards report he can direct the Justice Department t ask a court injunction to halt Ihi strike for 80 days whilo attempt are made to reach an agreement Imperil Health The Presidents executive orde said that the strike whichbega early Thursday will imperil th TH Grange WASHINGTON WTwo AmrJ can Federation of Labor officials with President Eisenhower Thursday about the TartHartley Law They particularly sought his backing for changes which would free construction in dustry from some TH restrictions The White House callers were Richard J Gray president of the AFL Building and Construction Trades Department and Maurice A Hutcheson head of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners It was more or less an ex ploratory session on what our po sition is and what we can expect in the way of amendments ational health and safety if per mitted to continue The TaftHartley law authorizes he government to intervene in ases where the President finds hat a strike imperils national ealth and safely The strike over a wage contract as called by the International ongshoremens Assn recently usted by the American Federa on of Labor for failure to rid it elf of racketeering elements Police Move In Police moved in when members f Local 895 which has affiliated rith the newly formed AFLILA nion tried to hand out leaflets rging membership in the new ronp to ILA pickets circling a 3race Line Pier Separated by the police the two foups contented themselves by aunting each other Tension eased somewhat how ver with the appearance of John D wyer former insurgent ILA lead r and now a leader in the new roup Asserting that his men have no itention of crossing the picket ne Dwycr said they would re peel the no contractno work radition Fever Pitch Longshoremen worked at fever itch Wednesday night to gel sev ral dozen ships loaded and out of largest port before the tnke deadline of midnight Cargo for American armed orces abroad will not be affected The strike means an estimated oss of JMz million dollars daily nd directly and indirectly will af ect 800000 workers in the New ork area alone The walkoutinvolves 12 cities ew York Portland Boston Prov dence R Ii New London New and Bridgeport Conn Wil mington Del Philadelphia and Hester Pa Baltimore a n d lampton Roads TUGBOATS TIED UPTugbpals lie idle in the Hudson River Thursday aspilots Wed work in observance of picket lines set up by strikingeast coast longshoremen Some GO OOP men working in ports from Maine to Virginia are out AntiCommie Prisoner Killed by Neutrals in Korean Riot Guards Fire rn PQWs to Keep Order PANMUNJOM U One anil ommunist North Korean prisoner was killed and five wcr wounded Thursday when India guards opened lire dju r i n g screaming demon stration iti a compound and hosp tal the Indian Command an nounced Thursday night The UN Command which an nounced the incident first said si prisoners wounded An Indian spokesman said sever al Indian officers and enlisted men vere injured by rocks Hurled Stones The Indian Command said aboul 00 North Koreans in custody ol lie Neutral Nations Repatriation ommision hurled stones and tried 0 scale a barbed wire fence while emonstraling against avisit by 3olish and Czech commission members When the situation grew so ser ous that the local commander nought the lives of the Indian arid NNRC members ere threatened he ordered his uards to fire single shots said rig Gen V M Kaul They fired five or six single lots to begin with A total of 12 ounds were fired all single hots The Indian general said the emonslralion began shortly after 1 am and ended about noon He A Bean Causes This ATLANTA bullerbean clogged the safety valve of Mrs Ethel Rays steam pressure cooker Wednesday and heres what happened The cooker exploded and blew the lid through thekitchen ceiling The hot water healer 12 feet from the stove hopped off its moor ings Bottles on a shelf flew in all directions Flames in the gas stove flared six feet high Food sprayed all overthe newly painted kitchen walls A stove leg punched a hole in the floor Mrs Ray was hurled lo Ihe floor on her face She was later trealed for bruises Action Expected UNITED NATIONS NY United Nations delegates looked Thursday for still more Commu nist maneuvers to reopen Gen eral Assembly debate on the Ko rean peace conference makeup The Assemblys Political Com mittee refused Wednesday night o take up Korea at once and in stead put questionat the hot hom of its sevenpoint work pro gram aid Ihe Koreans quieted down im mediately after the shots were red Kaul said patients in the hos ital created disturbances as ve doctors from the commission nlered for an inspection tour Scale Fences Then some POWs in the near y compound began lo shout hrow slones and scale Ihe barbed ire Kaul said If a mass escape had laken lace our Iroops might have been verrun he added An Allied spokesman said car er the demonstration began in Pact Ike Confer on Soviet Problem WASHINGTON E Stevenson was expected Thursday to urge President Eisenhower to explore the pros pects of a pact with Russia The 1952 Democratic refused in advance of his White House appointment to tell what kind f a report he would give on his recent world tour But in talks with reporters he emphasized his keen in erest in seeking a nonaggression pact between Russia and rt fitti W Phone Boost at Northwood he free world If it failed to produce peace he said it would at least clear the air and resolve uncertainties in some parts of the world about So viet inlenlions The former Illinois governor re turned from his six month lour of theworld feeling there is consider able uncertainty abroad about both America and the Soviet Union He had in mind particularly Ihe millions of people who are aligned neilher with Ihe Allied world nor Ihe Communist world but stand uncommitled and somclimes con Ihosc Iwo greal ic hospital About 500 antiCommunist Ko an prisoners in a compound ad cent to the hospital began cliinb g over Ihe fence and throwing ocks the spokesman said He dded that Indian Iroops then oyed in and broke up the demon ration wilh guns and clubs The demonslralion was the sec nd by antiCommunist prisoners ithin week fused between forces Slevcnson was disappoinled that more atlenlion wasnt paid to thai part of his recent Chicago speech in which he suggested a Europe an system of durable assurances of Russia as well as for France for Germany and the rest of us If the Soviet Union rejects as surances of nonaggression if the Red army will not withdraw be hind its borders if an Austrian peace trealy and German unifica tion are impossible except on the Soviets terms he said then we will at least have cleared the air Man Indicted in Blast Case SIOUX CITY WiA Sioux City fruit broker whose home and ga rage were damaged by an explo sion two weeks agoThursday was under indictment for perjury The indictment against Mark Sabcl 47 was returned by a Wood bury County grand jury which is investigating the mysterious blast No details involving the perjury charge were disclosed and Safael refused lo discuss it Sabel had told newsmen after the explosion he had no idea who might have set it off Sabel was arrested shortly after the grand jury made a partial re port to District Judge George J Pritchard Rates to Go Up on November 1 DES MOINES The North western Bell Telephone Co Thurs day filed with the Federal Com munications Com mission in Wash ington new tariffs which crease localrates income Iowa cities and towns along the state borders The new rales would be effec tive Nov 1 The communities involved arg Sioux City Burlington Dubuque Muscaline A k r o n Bstherville Hamburg Hawarderi LakePark Northwood Rock Rapids Sibley Spirit Lake and TriCity service at Davenport C L Sampson Aice president and general manager of the1tele phone company at Des Moines said that Ihe new rales in tie communities listed would be the same as Ihose in other cities arid towns oMike size served by the company This announcement came after the Federal Communications mission Wednesday authorized an night per cent increase irr inter state long distance telephone rates effective at midnight iWedncsday The FCC announced that clay iimc rates will not cost any more for the first three minutes but the eight per cent boost willhit over time1 callsand those at night and on Sunday IOWAN DEFEATED NEW YORKWClarencV Olson of Sioux City Iowa polled 5091 votes in his unsuccessful campaign or electionas a he American theANGannounced uay I ;