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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ioi the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEI HOME EDITION G H B 0 R S VOL LIX Associated Tress and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 2 1953 This Paper Consists of Two Ono indi No 304 an Guards Kill 2 More AntiReds ALLS QUIET ON THE WATERFRONTTheAPHudson River section of New Yorks sprawling waterfront lies paralyzed by the strike of some 60000 longshoremen Thursday President Eisenhower invoked the TaftHartley law which could return the workers to their jobs early next week Dock Unions Marking Time After I H Move NEW YORK longshoremen marked time Friday in major East Coast ports pending an expected early end to the costly walkout via TaftHartley Act machinery After President Eisenhower invoked the labor law Thurs day and appointed a threeman inquiry board to report by Monday midnight observers were optimistic that the struck 3orts would reopen by next t I Tuesday or Wednesday Orders GE to Release Bulb Patent TRENTON N J wi Federal Judge Phillip Formaii Friday or dered the General Electric Co to dedicate to the public all its exist ing patents on incandescent lamps Adlai Says GOP Ponders This Move WASHINGTON UP The United States may offer to sign a sweeping nonaggression pact with Russia if future events indicate Kremlin leaders are sincerely fear ful of attack from the West ad ministration sources reported Fri day Some US diplomats believe So viet anxiety about Western inten tions is genuine and it is likely to mount with the rearmament of Western Germany While the idea of an American attack on Russia seems preposter ous to officials here they recognize the urgent importance of avoiding any possibilityof an international misunderstanding particularly now that both sides arc armed with Hbombs Mentioned Publicly of the United States joining with its Euro pean allies in offering a nonag and their parts Forman made the order in a judgment enforcing his 1949 con viction of GE on charges of nionop oliEing the incandescent lamp in dustry in the United Stales The order also applied to six other lamp supply manufacturers who were among eight firms con victed in 1949 by Forman of aiding GE to maintain a monopoly in the nation However the judge rejected a U S government proposal that would have compelled GE to divest itself of half its facilities for pro ducing electric light bulbs and bulb parts Format said divestiture of Gen eral Electric is neither feasible nor in the Public interest In one provision of the judgment GE was ordered to make avail able to the industry its blueprints for lamp machinery Forman also decreed that GE and other defen dants in the case must end con tracts and agreements with each other in the making of light bulbs The crippling strike started at midnight Wednesday with all but militaryshipping idled from Port1 and Maine to Hampton Roads Va The striking union the Inter national Longshoremens Assn says it will abide by any nostrike federal injunc ion sending dockers back to work during an 80daycooling off period But one volcanic aspect of the situation remained unresolved The low unaffiliated ILAs battle for existence against the new union backed by the AFL The new union ILAAFL is eeping hands off in the strike ound ports However its mcm berships drive continues The old ILA struck against the employers group the New York Shipping Assn for a 13cent hour y wage raise TheNYSA has of ered cents About The Weather Mason City Fair warm and windy partlycloudy and a little cooler Friday night Iowa Fair hot and windy Partly Minnesota Partly cloudy and cool er Saturday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 im Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 81 54 62 35 Sources Soy U S May Offer to Sign NonAggression Pact Family of Kidnaped Youth Denies Making Any Contact KANSAS CITY spokesman for the family of Rob irt C Greenlease father of kidnaped Gyearold Bobby jreenlease Friday denied published reports that contact had been with the kidnapers and a ransom demand re ceived Several newspapers in other cities have published reports he family has been in Asks Negotiation NEW YORK Sec retary of State Dean Acheson says negotiation with the Soviet Union is both possible and de sirable arid only may productive gression treaty to the Russians has been understudy Jor sometime il was mentioned publicly for the first timeThursday Vu A d 1 a i E Stevenson defeated Democratic the presi dency said after a White House call President Eisenhower had told him theadministration is closely examining the idea of nonaggres sion guarantees along with other means of relieving EastWest ten sion Stevenson met with the Presi dent and his advisers to report on his recent world tour Stevenson said he urged negotia tions with Russia for a nonaggres sion pact and pointed out that even if Russia turned it down it would serve as a means of deflating Rus sian peace propaganda and putting the Russians on the spot as to their intentions Near Reality British Prime Minister Winston Churchill West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and important French officials have broached the nonaggression proposal in recent months The underlying feeling here and in Western Europe is that new Western peace guarantees may become necessary in connec tion with increasing prospects that West German rearmament is about to become a reality with the kidnapers through a newspaper want ad and that a de mand for ransom had been received The report also was jroadcast on a television program Friday No figure has been mentioned We have not been in contact with he kidnaper said Robert Ledter man business associate of Green ease and spokesman ior the fam The caused speculation appeared in the personal column of the Wednesday afternoon Kan sas City Star and read M Willmeet you in Chicago Sunday Ledterman speaking for the family T dont know anything about the adI havent seen it Some of the published and broad cast reports speculated that the ad was part of a good faith1 test to whichthe family was being1 sub iected As the wait dragged into the signs of jreak INTERPRETER ARRIVES IN 28yearold Polish interpreter who bolted from a Commu nist prisoner of war inspection team in Korea and sought asylum in the United States is greeted by E H Widdi field US State Department employe on his arrival at San Francisco Bond Blown to Canada LONDON Out savings bond that disappeared from a Mount Morris Mich home when a tornado swept that American city June 7 has been found in an oatfieid near here 170 miles away The bond was found by William Bierling a farmer who mailed it to its owner Mrs Lucille Parr of Mount Morris In a letter of thanks Mrs Parr told Bierling the bond was one of 86 that disappeared when the tornado struck he city leaving 141 dead more than 1000 injured and millions of dollars damage Among the victims were her husband and two children Mrs Parr said four of the bonds since have been mailed back lo her ifth day since Bobby was taken he wealthy parents were showing desperation for some Ledterman said the family indi cated a new approach would be aken in the case unless word about Bobby was received in the next few days GlobeGazette Is Honored for Help of Handicapped DES MOINES Iffl Three Iowa newspapers have been cited for outstanding efforts in promotion of equal opportunities for empjoymenl of the physically handicapped it was announced Thursday The Des Moines Register and Tribune The Mason City Globe Gazette and the Webster City Graphic were honored by Presi Jent Eisenhowers committee for national Employ the Physically Handicapped Week The citations arc certificates signed for President Eisenhower ay Admiral Ross T Mclntire chairman of the presidents com mittee They were forwarded to the newspapers through the Iowa governors committee for rehabil itation and employment of the handicapped Says Army Asks Big Draft Hike WASHINGTON Army hasrecommended that draft call be raised to about 35000 a month starling in January it was learnec Friday The recommendation isnow o the deskptiAssistance Defense Sec retary John A Hannah Hannah the Defense Departments man power specialist told a reporter he expects to reach a decision oh the Armys proposals within the next few weeks Draft calls have been running at the rale oC 23000 monthly since July They are presently scheduled to continue at that rate until next July when they are due to jump 0 45000 a month The sharp jump in draft calls scheduled for next year stems from he heavy turnover of Army per sonnel every other year established by the twoyear draft term The Army which drafted large num ers of men in 1950 and 1952 now faces the problem of replacing some 500000 men in 195455 Hannah wants to break this cycle system in the turnover of person nel and asked the Army to work out a plan for a steady supply of Iraftees The plan to call 35000 a month beginning in January was he Armys solution Hannah pointed out that the Army would be able to operate vilh greater efficiency and con sequent savings in money and man sower if the same number of rainees were taken in each month At present the Armys training fa cilities must be geared to the peak periods and then lie partially idle during the months of low draft calls Wirephoto WAILING CHINESE demonstrating Chinese soldier screams as he is led away at the Panimm jom exchangepoint late last month by tv Chinese Commu nist doctor The Chinese soldier was one of 65 POWs who were repatriated at their request CARTOONIST DIES NEW YORK WJLeslie L For grave 71 cartoonist and creator of the syndicate comic strip Big Sister died Thursday at his home in Pipersvillc Pa He was a native of Leon Iowa WlrejJholo TRAUBEL TROUBLE With hand to head singer Helen Trau bel tries to explain above an uproar between her husband manager and several newspaper critics that she feels closer to the American people on a cabaret floor than on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House The Missouriborn singer recently re fused to sign a new contract with the Met Student Dies of Blast Injuries WAVERLY Wartburg Col lege student who was burned in an explosion and fire at the VFW building here died Thursday night Tenons Rush to Buy Guns to Halt Grime Vigilante Action TT Good Possibility DALLAS Taxi for an end to Dalles reign of se terror rose Friday as gun sale jpomed and talk of vigilante actioi ncreased The Negro rnpist who Wedncs lay night killed a pretty dime store Foil 2nd Effort to Breakout U N Protests Prisoner Setup PANMUNJOM Indian guards armed with guns and clubs Friday killed two Chinese prisoners and wounded five others in the second mass breakout attempt in two days by restive antiCommunist war prisoners The Indians Thursday quelled with guns a riot of North Koreans who refuse to return home killing one and wounding five Casualties in two days of vio lence total three dead and 10 wounded the Indian command an nounced In other developments 1 UN Command formally protested that the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission favored the Communists in drawing up rules of procedure for explanations to prisoners by agents from their homelands 2 repatriation commission paved the way for the twice de aycd interviews to possibly y Monday one Indian source said selecting sites for rebuilding xplanalions centers Both the UN Command and the Communists had protested the original facilities 3 Five North Koreans who told he commission they hadchanged heir minds and wanted to return o Communism were handed over o the Reds More than 100 the 22600 reluctant POWs have turned to Communist control since the end of Operation Big Switch An Indian spokesman said Fri days riot began vvhen hos pitalized POWsdemanded thatfani other prisoner taken to the hos pital after a ttempting suicide be Mrs H C Parker re naincd at large Police reported 10 progress in efforts to nab a udc prowler whose bedroom raids eft Dallas women terrified Flurry of Crime Police reported a flurry of minor 2X crimes Three women and four hildrcn reported sex offenders returned to the compound Indians Refused The Indians refused The five prisoners rushed out of the hos Jital and shotited to a compound housing 500 men The others took p the chant for he return of the prisoner and began scaling the arbed wire fences The spokesman said the guards epcatedly warned the prisoners to alt We tried persuasion and they ould not listen he said The laps continued to scale the HVA HJllVJULi a C it i C UflG ad accosted them Police blamed barbed wire Our guards tried to he flurry on emotional excitement Push beat them back with ver the Parker slaying sticks but the vu One Negro was jailed and was kept coming o be questioned in the rapeslaying First wr fim 411 i njytniu y nig iMrst we fired one shot in fi f Mrs Parker At Rylic on the air as a warning That had no ef oulheast outskirts of the city Mrs fect so the guards fired six more on is Amos 35 was scratched cut shots nd bruised by an assailant who nally fled apparently frightened way by her screams Guards Unarmed Diplomats at the United Nations headquarters in New York ex Gun stores locksmiths dog pressed surprise at the bloodshed ounds and kennels were doing a after being assured earlier this andslide business Two neighborweek by Indias delegate V K ood vigilante patrols were or anized It looks like open warfare for urc a gun dealer said grimly Other dealers said they had never He was Donald Tiaalz 22 of seen so many people buying guns Hawkeye who had just pushed up and ammunition as the mobs in the thermostat when the blast oclhpir slnrflc Thmerf curred Wednesday night He was the only person in the building at the time Firemen said the explosion ap parently was caused by an accu mulation of gas from a leaky main which had been repaired Fire re sulting from the blast spread rap idly through the twostory frame structure which burned lo the ground within an hour Taken in Virginia Charge Respected Men of Community in Bank Theft NEW MARKET Va self styled exsheriff and a former mayor of this Shenandoah Valley town faced charges Friday they cleaned out the vault of a bank where they were officers and fled across the Canadian border with the men returned later The money has not been recov ered News of FBI charges against the hitherto respected pair caused folks to scratch their heads in amazement Former Mayor Theodore Roose velt Bcahm Sr 5G was just about one of the nicest guys you ever saw a local police officer said Beahm had been with the towns only bank about 20 years and had risen to the posts of vice president and cashier Don R Simpson 55 a bank di rector was a comparative new comer but he seemed real picas ant police said Officers said Simpson Came here years ago bought a fashionable estate and told folks he was a former sheriff in Somerset County Pa Both Beahm and Simpson were cfiargcd with bank embezzlement Accused of aiding the two men to flee to Canada is Simpsons neph ew Charles R Simpson 30 de scribed by town officials as a nice lad The FBI said he chauf fcured the other two to Canada The FBI said Beahm flew back Monday and complained hed been forced at gunpoint to open the vault Saturday and give the money to an unknown man and the elder Simpson who then kidnaped him and took him to Canada stores Thursday Before Dying Before she died Mrs Parker was able to gasp out to police that a Negro man pulled me under the bridge and slabbed me She died on the way to a hospital and examination showed that she had been raped The deed climaxed an 18months long series of reports of a nude prowler who appeared in the dead of night in womens bedrooms who fought off vengeful husbands and often raped women after telling them he knew their husbands were not at home Let Police Handle Meanwhile the harried Dallas police department headed by Chief Carl Hansson told angry Dallasites to let the police handle the situation A woman who said she slept with a gun under her bed said I think its going to take a citizen to kill him I dont think the police will ever do it SAME BLACK FIAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST 21 HOURS Krisna Menon that the guards were unarmed The two flareups followed delays in the start of explanations to the prisoners by officers who will attempt to persuade them to re turn home Many of the reluctant antiRed POWs object violently to forced meetings with the Communist ex planation teams as decreed by the repatriation commission Keokuk Rejects Manager Proposal KEOKUK here de cisively rejected a proposal to adopt a city manager form of gov ernment making Keokuk the third city to reject the manager form this year The unofficial tally of the ballot ing Thursday showed 3193 votes in favor of retaining the present commission form of government and 1869 for the councilmanager plan The vote was heavier than in the last regular city election when 4270 votes were cast Ottumwa and Sioux City earlier this year had approved a change to the manager form of govern ment and Fort Dodge had rejected the plan Mason City which once had a city manager system but now has the mayorcouncil plan this year defeated a proposal to revert lo the manager government FRANK MUNN DIES NEW YORK Munn 58 the Irish tenor lor 23 years as The Golden Voice olRa dio died late Thursday v ;