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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N I r G H B O R S HOME EDITION VOL LX Aisoclaled Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY MONDAY OCTOBER 12 1953 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Managing Editor Dipping Into the Mail Bag Again pOR quite a while Ive had the notion that I could turn out quite an interesting commentar by going through some of the in teresting letters which reach and all other editors Im from interesting people and draw ing out some assorted excerpts In some cases Ill identify the writers by name and in others Il identify them in only a general way by occupation or in some other manner as the circum stances seem to suggest Ill start off with an excerpt out of a letter from a well known col lege biology teacher a letter prompted by a recent commentary in which I contended that man kinds foremost problem is Too Many People Have you he asked me read that new book by Max Eastman and Rosin entitled The Road to Abundance Nothing to this food problem they feel even though the earths population will be dou bled in the next 70 years Rosin is a chemist and says we must abandon plants as food pro slow and inefficient Instead we must turn to the chem ists test tube which is to his way of thinking is just about ready to synthesize almost anything we want carbohydrates fats pro teins etc Theauthor admits that proteins are thetoughest problems And he says nothing about1 synthesizing better brains better men and vyomen In this last as I see it lies the worlds greatest need From Larry Le A few weeks ago that usually meticulously careful CBS news man Larry LeSueur flubbed a word in one of his broadcasts He placed the accent on the second syllable of dropped him a kidding noteand him this amusing reply Your sensed of semanticsjsonly too acute idputmyVfootiin It the DE LUGE forFLOOD Actually its a word thats al ways fascinated me After reading of Noahs adventures as a child I finally looked it up Believe me I underlined the first syllable But that childhood naivete interposed and I slammed into it eyes open like the unavoid able collision Many thanks for listening Larry A Vulnerable Critic The good sportsmanship and kindness reflected in this note from an extremely busy man prompted an acknowledging note from me which contained this paragraph Youve undoubtedly heard from Iowas one most vulnerable critic Larry For ten years Ive done a onceaweek quarter hour com mentary and my record is perfect Ive never once got through my 13 minutes without at least ONE Cub And I doubt that 1 ever shall I guess it was one of my this stimulating little note from a farm economist of my acquaintance in a wellknown midwestern agricul tural college Am still surprised over the high per cent of farmers who believe they want to be regimented I think it means they do not know and have failed to weigh the conse quences Perhaps it will have to fall of its own weight to convince Disagreeing Agreeably A month or two ago I had a bit of correspondence with oneof my favorite people about a tax question We agreeably as this paragraph out of a David Lawrence letter under date of July 231953 suggests I am never really worried about who agrees or disagrees with my views It sometimes happens that newspapers which print my dis patches will lake an editorial posi tion which is not in agreement with what I write on a particular issue and then will take a view similar to mine on another issue That seems to me lobe an ess en tial part of a free press I can only call the shots as I see In midsummer President Eisen bowers brother a Kansas City banker was quoted in the news dispatches as taking an extreme ly critical view of the manner in which Sen Joseph McCarthy con ducts his investigations And that brought a letter frbnv a Californian who once headed one of the largest public utility companies in the middle west Exact True I have no doubt wrote William Chamberlain that Mr Eisenhow CONTINUED ONPAGE 2 Hall Con This Paper Consists of Two One No 2 Slaying in Kidnap Slavs Seek Conference US Official Assaulted BELGRADE Yugoslavia W Yugoslavia Monday demanded a inference with the United Slates Britain and Italy to discuss last weeks BritishAmerican decision oh the future of Trieste Yugoslavia also sent a protesl to he Nations secretary gen eral oh the decision to wilhdraw British and American occupation roops from Zone A of the Trieste territory and turn it over to Italian administration Yugoslavias new demands and protest were made against a back ground of increasing antiAmeri can and antiBritish feeling in Bel grade In the latest outburst an angry mob attacked a US diplo matic official and smashed his nose The crowd was apparently stirred by President Titos speech in Skoplje Sunday in which he warned he would send troops marching into Triestes Zone A at the Italian occupation forces entered Military leaves REWARD FOR THE MUDDY plants a hearty if a bitstandoffish kiss on the mud splattered face of Don Ulias as he and his freshmen class mates at De PaulUniversity collect their reward for de feating upper classmen in a game of pushball on a muddy field Freshmen pushed the liuge ball across the opponents goal and won the right fodoft their green beanies Suspect in Two Murders on Turnpike Nqbbed by Police Wesley Wable 24 was arrested late Sunday night on a Pennsylvania warrant charging him with the Phantom of the Turnpike murders ifter a 20mile chase by Mexico state police Wable described as highly dangerous told a reporter few hours after his capture rAli About TKe Wealher I a s o n City Fa i r and a little warmer Tuesday owa Tuesday generally fair east increasing cloudiness west Minnesota Tuesday partly cloudy weather data up to ain Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 71 37 46 66 32 as he lay in a smalldark cell in the Bernalillo County jail Im not guilty I dont know anything about the murders Im just cold and tired Wable shivering in the cold night air didnt look dangerous as he professed his innocence in a high pitched voice High Spved But onlyawhile before he had ledstale police a highspeed auto mobile chase and then escaped on foot after two companions who I picked up in California were captured Wable finally was surrounded when a nurse Caroline Smith spoiled him hilchhiking on the out skirts of Belen He gave up with out a struggle were cancelled for all Yugoslav Iroops but British and American soldiers conlinued preparations to withdraw from Zone A Reports from London said the United StalesBritain and France shocked by the bit erness of Ihe Yugoslav were consulting urgently through diplomatic channels over the Yu oslav threat Diplomatic inform ants said one idea upfor discus sion is a conference of Yugoslav Italian American British and French representalives soon to in sure that peace is maintained Yugoslavias call for a confer snce was laid down in a note pre lenled first to British Ambassador Sir William lyo Mallet and Wood Wallner the US charge daf faires and later to the Italian minister here The note declared the British American decision concerning Tri este is likely to endanger the maintenance of international peace and security should it be carried nib effect The angry mobs bashed in the nose of USIS Chief William B King former Associated Tress cor in Belgrade Bolh King who said his nosewas Broken and British First Secretary Keith WelborgKerr charged the allacks were organized arid pre meditated Angry Group King said an angry group charged into Ihe USIS headquar ters and Iried lo seize the daily bullelin on American affairs issuet by Several of the invaders slruc my nose and got in some pretty good blows he re ported WelborgKerr said Ihe gang o thugs also his building seized Ihe Brilish daily bulletin ripped up London newspapers tore up display photographs and starlec bonfires in the street outside with life material The Briton said none of his staff was injured however Following the rioting Thursday night the gpvernment had thrown roteclive cordons around the US British and Italian installations but hese were later withdrawn Very Serious The American Embassys public affairs chief John McGowan called at the Yugoslav Foreign Of fice after the attack on King and protesled it as a very serious sit uation He reported lhat the min strys protocol office had ex pressed its apologies for the as sault Charge dAffaires Woodruff Wall ner arranged a meeting later Mon day with Yugoslav Deputy Foreign Minister Ales Beblcr also to pro test the incident QUITS GOP POST RED OAK UP C Murphy publisher of the Red Oak Express has sent his formal resignation as Republican slate inance chairman to Iowa Parly Chairman James S Schramm SAME BtACK FLAG MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN TAST 21 HOURS High Court Disregards Objections Will Rule on Giveaway Shows WASHINGTON WVThe Supreme Court Mondayagreed lo review government efforts to ban radio and television giveaway shows T h e Federal Communication Commission appealedto thehigh ribunal after a special threejudge rcderalCourt in New York said he ban should apply only where contestants were A requirejd to furnish money or anythingofval ue or B Haye their possession The special court knocked out a commissionban on pro gram schemes directly or indi rectlyi require audiences lo listen to showsas a condition of being eligible to wiu prizes V The commission rules were in tended to afederal law which forbids the broadcast of lot teries and similar schemes Sta tions do not comply would be denied renewal of their licenses But the ban was held in abeyance pending final supreme court action on the FCC appeal The National Broadcasting Co Broadcasting System and American Broadcasting Co opposed a SupremeV Court review of the case In briefs filed with the high court they asked an immedi ate order upholding thespecial courts decision without the cus tomary hearing of arguments The courts Decision to call i for arguments was announced in a routine list of some 200 orders handed down by Chief Justice Earl Warren However Warren said he took ho part in the consideration of any of thecases He nqtedHe took office only last Monday and the court at lhat time already had begun study ing the queslions raised in the pe titions acted on M6nday Mn other actions the high court Agreed to rule on the validity of a Texas tax on natural gas trans ported by pipeline companies to consumers in38 other states The Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co and the MichiganWisconsin Pipe Line1 Co attacked the tax LETS MAKE IT A BULLSEYE The amount listed here isnt any imaginary figure It isnt what the eight agencies f in a n c e d by the Community Chest would LIKE to have Its the sum THEY M U S T HAVE IF THEY ARE TO DO THE ALL IMPORTANT JOB THEY WERE SET UP TO ACCOMPLISH How much should YOU give Obviously thats something only YOU can determine But heres a possible measuring fstick for you Ask yourself HOW MUCH WOULD I GIVE IF EACH OF THESE WORTHY AGEN CIES CAME TO ME INDIVIDUAL LY The total youll arrive at by this calculation shouldnt be too far from your ALLIN ONE gift or pledge If we pull together in the true Mason City way these agencies working to make ours com munity will not have to jimp along Theyll be able to do their job with out sfmfjng Asks Urgent HBomb Output to Remain Ahead of Soviets Cole Says Reds Could Defeat Us INDIANAPOLIS Ind UFi Rep V Sterling Cole RNY said Mon ay the United States should as ign wartime urgency to its hydro en bomb program because he aid Russia may shortly v have hundreds or even thousands of bombs Cole chairman of the Senate lousc Atomic Energy Committee aid the Soviets exploded a hy rogen weapon two months ago londny and he declared If our own hydrogen effort fal ers as it must not and need not he Soviets have it within their apacity to outstrip oul Irip us a rela ively short period oftime Here is the slark arithmetic of lie matter Seven years elapsed etwecn Hiroshima and our own ydrogcn test of last fall four ears elapsed between ihe first Russian Abomb that we detected nd Moscows hydrogen test These re not very comforting statistics The Soviets have progressed vith unexpected speed because hey have and verriding priority to Iheir project rom the very Cole spoke out ina speech pre iarcd for a meeting of state and lational officers of the American atomic stockpile is Legion Americas arge enough to inflict devasta ing reprisal on any aggressor who dares attack he said adding But is our existing atomic and ydrogen effort big enough and wld enough to answer the chal nge of the hour My own reply s no He urged a hydrogen efforl omparable in scale dollars re ourccs daring and speed to our nlire atomic effort of World War said that perhaps the I Cole most ominous point allV about he Soviet Hbomb test is this It more and more appears that the harnessing of hydrogen energy than was commonly supposed a few years ago Finishes Last Sermon ROCKWOOD Tenn Rev John Lundy pastor of Ihe Eureka Baptist Church grasped Ihe edge of his pulpit as he was stricken by a heart attack during his sermon Sunday But he asked those who rushed to his assistance to help him to a chair This may be my last sermon the 55yearold preacher said and I want to complete it And he did When the service was over he was laken to a hos pilal where he died a few hours laler UN Charges Violation Commies to Interview AnthReds Wednesday PANMUNJOM Communists indicated Monday they are readyto start interviews Wednesday for North Korean and Chinese war prisoners who refuse to return home The POW repatriation commission took steps to get the delayplagued explanations under way The development came amidst charges by the UN Com mand that the Reds had shipped crated combat aircraft into North Korea in violation the armistice A UNC spokesman said an ur gent request for investigation had been handed the Neutral NaUons Supervisory the four nation body charged wilh policing Ihe Iruce However at the same time Gen John EHull new UN Far East ern commander lold newsmen he knew of no serious violations of Ihe armistice by the Communists There have been some mdica lions of violations he said but I know of no serious ones at pres ent The UN members of the Mili tary Armistice Commission assert ed in a staleinent lhal Ihe Com munists had shipped the crated aircraft from Manchuria lo Uiju airfield on the south side of the Yalu Riyeri just a few miles from the huge Red air base at Anlung Manchuria The UN statement gave no numbers of type Hull flew to Korea Monday in his first visit to the haltered pen i Orf TltJIV VVW VVJ for military uses be fair easier insula since taking over the top UN Command post from Gen Mark W Clark Marsh Is Absolved in Case Dug Grave Before Abducting Youth ST LOUIS addict Carl Austin Hall and hisalcoholic wom an friend confessed Monday they plotted Gyearold Bobby Green leases slaying even before he was kidnaped The government immediately stepped back into the case under the Lindbergh Kidnaping Law The 34yearold Hall a neerdo well son of a respected Kansas family and Bonnie Brown Heady 41 signed statements say ing they took little Bobby across the stale line into Kansas where Hall killed him shortly after the kidnaping in Kansas City Mo Sept 28 Lured From School Hall in his new confession ad mitted he fired a bullet into the right side of the little boys head Only a short time before Bobby had been playing with school males It was Mrs Heady who lured Bobby from a nuri at the boys school on the pretext she vas his aunt Their confessions were an nounced by the FBI which said the two kidnapers admitted dig ing the boysgrave behind Mrs rlcadys home in St Joseph Mo before the kidnaping Thus the couple plotted the little boys death even before the kid naping look placed The FBI dis closed the lime found over Bobbys body bought before the kid naping k At Kansas City federal kidnaping charges were filed before US Commissioner1 C H Thompson Two staie Charges are pending against the couple onefor mur der at St Joseph and the other for kidnaping at Kansas City Federal Trial The opinion here was that he ederal government would retain urisdiction and put the couple on ederal trial at Kansas City Edward L Schuefler US dis rict attorney at Kansas City said ic fact that the kidnaping pc urred in Missouri qualifies Kan sas City as the trial site for the couple He said the couple would be re turned there from St Louis as quickly as possible for a hearing Afler Iheir confessions Monday both Hall and Mrs Heady re mained outwardly calm at the city jail where they arc held now un der bonds of each on fed eral extortion charges Jail officials saidHallremained sullen 1 Mrs Headyasked for a pencil saying she wanted to work a cross word puzzle in a newspaper she had The pencil was given to her Then she asked for other reading material A copy of a love story magazine was given to her In Kansas The FBLsaid it has been deter mined that the boy had been killed about 12 miles Kansas City across the line in Kansas As a result the Lindbergh Law applies Hall absolved Tom Marsh 37 the tallooed exconvict and sex offen der in his new confession He had been named by Hall as the killer of the boy soon after Halls and Mrs Hcadys arrest here lastTues day night Wlrtpholo Eirle 76 noted for hit busts of famous people of a tired Indian on End of the and the design of the buffalo nickel died SurxUy in Wtstport Conn Victim of Polio Worse Margaret 0 x 1 e y 17 who last week was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals for treatment polfo has been placed in an iron lung after her condition worsened it was reported The girl a native of Corwilh and an employe of a Mason City busi ness concern for several months was sent to Iowa City last Monday after she complained of a fever Her physiciandiagnosed it as bul bartype polib However she did not becomeparalyzed until later in the week Miss Oxley is the daughter Mr and Mrs Glen OxleyCorwith Her illness brought to 12 thfe num ber of polio cases reported in Cerro Gordo County this year There has been onedeath attributed t disease m ;