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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1953, Mason City, Iowa HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS GIVE VOU LX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER U 1953 f Tills Paper Consists Two One No EARLY BIRD chief delegate An drei Vishmsky sits alone at the delegates table and goes over hisnotes before the opening of Fridays Security Council meeting Thursday Vishirisky demanded that Rus sia have a voice in settlement of the Triestedispute In Kidnap Slaying Open Grove But Dont Find Body of Marsh KANSAS CITY limefilled grave of kidnap vic timBobby Greenlease was reopened Friday but officers found nothing to indicate another body had been buried there John Downs prosecuting attorney of Buchanan County directed that the grave at Joseph Mo be reopened on r i r Fort Dodge Rejects School Bond Issue the chancethat they might find lhe body of Thomas excon vict first named by one of the kid napers as the slayer of the Green lease boy in the kidnaping Carl Austin Hall 34 and Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady 41 have con fessed they committed the crime andburiedthe boys body in the yard oE the womans home at St Joseph 60 miles northwest of here Officers uncovered the grave and dug down three feet farther but found nothing Marsh later absolved by Hall and Mrs Heady has not been lo cated Officials have speculated that the missing Marsh an exconvict also had been killed Held in the Jackson County Jail here with Hall is Mrs Bonnie BrownHeady who admitted lur ing Bobby from his school Sept 28 and turning him over toHall The grave is in the yard of her St Joseph Mo home Downs said theTeopening was merely a double check FORT DODGE proposal to issue in school bonds has been rejected by voters here The vote on the plan Thursday was 2792 against it to 2637 for it The total vote of 5429 was the largest ever recorded here in a school vote The proposal was to build a new high school and a 000 grade school building plus re modeling and repairs of other school structures ARRESTED AGAIN KEOKUK W William Simmer 54 parolee from a 40year term on a habitualcriminal conviction has been heldfor Lee County grand action on a charge of break ing and entering Beardsley Outlines Farm Plans Bureau Is Undecid S Governor Asks High Farm Floor Also Employing Surplus Foods DES MOINES UP The Re publican governor of the nations No farmstate proposed Friday thatthe government subsidize con sumption of surplus foodsby low income groups and keep price sup ports high for farmers Iowa G o v er n o r William S Beardsley of Iowa called for af firmative action ofthe farm front in a statement prepared for a tele vised hearing of the House Agri culture Committee The Republicancontrolled com mittee is touring the politically important Midwest farm belt in the wake of a sharp farm price decline to get grass roots views on the role the government should play in propping farm income HalfBoom HalfBust We cannot go on halfboom halfbust Beardsley said Farm purchasing power has de clined for more than 30 months he said and ifthis is allowed to con tinue the decline will spread through the entire economy Beardsley jhe first witness on a list of more than 70 Com mittee Chairman Clifford R Hope saidbefore the hearing began that it possibly was the mosi important the committee wouli conduct because Des Mbines is the nations agriculture capital The CIO United Auto Workers meanwhile complained that the farm slump is forcing big layoffs ofunion workers Robert Johnston international representative of the group said in a prepared state merit that 7603 of the14960 work ers who were employed last Feb ruary at farm equipment manu facturing plants in nine Iowa cities have been layed off Support Boost He urged a boost in furm sup port prices to stop the slump Thc Iowa governor said I rec ommend using our present farm program as a foundation to build a belter farm program He recommended 1 Continuance by Congress of present supports of 90 per cent of rarity for the basic crops These mcc guarantees expire after the 1954 crop year 2 Development of a food stamp lan to get surplus foods into the lands of low income groups JOHN FOSTER DULLES London Big 3 Meeting in Session LONDON Western Big Three foreign ministers opened a threeday discussion Friday on pressing worldwide problems How to keep a hot war from starting over Trieste headed their list oJ headaches US Secretary of State Dulles British Foreign Secretary Eden and French Foreign Minister Bi dault started their first conference promptly at 11 am 5 siml CST in the greenwalled conference room at the British Foreign Of fice The talks are due to up Sunday Vj Warning by Dulles Dulles arriving in London Thursday night warned they would not produce any magic formula for peace But he said he was confident this exchange of views among three friends will advance the cause of worldwide peace and justice In additionto Trieste they were lo take up their new overture to he Kremlin for Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov to discuss ermany and Austria with them he next moves in Korea and Indo china and other pressing problems around the globe Prizne Minister Churchill was ex pected to inject through Eden his proposal for the Wests top leaders o meet with Soviet Premier Mal nkov Dulles was expected to look on this British idea with a wary eye Painstaking Efforts Dulles Thursday night empha sized his view that the way lo eace is through continuing pains aking efforts to deal concretely with actual complicated situations which could become the starling joints of war The current meeting he said is part of that continuing process Bidault arriving several hours ater from Paris also said We mustnt expect any spectacular re sults from this meeting Ike to Keep Price Support KANSAS CITY Ei ienhower says his administration whose farm policies have been fre quently criticized is almost ready to set forlh a new program for agrkullurc 11 will rclain price iupports We will have thai program for Ihc consideration of Con jress early next year he said Thursday night After that of course begin the exhauslive com nittee hearings and debate in the Congress The end result will be as sound and as carefully thought out a Farm program as practical experi ence expert knowledge and good udgment can devise The President spoke before the silver anniversary convention of he Future Farmers of America national farm boy organization Turning to price supports he de clared All of us know that the price support principle must be part of any future farm program Eisenhower had a breakfast meeting scheduled Friday with gov ernors of 12 drought blistered stales before taking off for a home own visit to Abilene Kan next stop on his current fiveday speak ing tour which will take him to New Orleans Texas and the north ern edge of Mexico He also detailed Thursday night in his broadcaslt and televised ad what hethinks the federa and state governments should do abbut this drought of devastating intensity as he called it Young Singer Denies Attack LOS ANGELES Calif UP Frecklefaqed JimmyBoyd the 14 yearoldwho became famous sing ing I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Friday faced damage suit charges of assaultirig a 13yearold girl during auto ride through a park Jimmy together with two olhcr iyoulhs was named in a damage suit filed by Mr and Mrs John E Lucas parents of the girl Betty Lucas The parents also sought court costs and any further relief the court may see fit to grant Bernard Rice attorney for the McComb Miss boy recording star issued a denial of the charge Jimmy absolutely denies that he or the other boys did anything more than possibly neck with the girl Rice said HE Kenneth Nelson 2 clutches his double barreled Tort pop gun and a partridge in the other hand as he smiles indulgently after his hunting expedition in Boyne City Mich His mother ieft lust smiled when Kenneth announced going hunting She was surprised when he returned from their yard clutching stillwarm partridge Mrs Nelson surmised the bird had broken his neck against a wire Ken wouldnt talk SAME Farm Plans Nearly Set Team From Congress in Des Moines Will Determine Farm Policies DES MOINES UP the Iowa State Farm Bureau Federation old n House Agricultural Commit lee Friday it was unable to say now whether its members stillen dorse a controversial flexiblefarm support plan President Howard Hillsaid the bureau now is busily engagedin thinking farm families through ocaT meetings The committee opened a day long hearing lo gel viewsof farm ers of Iowa and adjacent slates for use in drafting new farm legisla lion next year In a swing through the south and the upper midwesiern farming FARMER IKE D smiles broadly as he his honoraryrdegree as a Future Farmer ofAmerica after addressingthe 26th annual con vention of the FFA inKansas City Korean PWs threaten Break Coaxing Session Postponed Guards Do Not Force Attendance PANMUNJOM of mpassioned North Korean prison ers threatened to break out of ompounds in the Korean neutral zone Friday forcing cancellation ofy the second day Red attempts 0 woo them back to Communism Menaced by hordes of massed Norlh Koreans in adjoining com ounds an Indian Custodian Bat alion was assigned lo force 500 POWs lo hear Red interviewers vas withdrawn The Indian command said angry risoners were set to break but of hrec nearby up to 7500 North the First show of force by Indians vho were armed with rifles and ear gas Korean prisoners in all couv lounds of enclosure G were drawn up in neat rows with the front rank of men stripped to he waist and ready with clubs to scale or break hrough the barbed wire fencing on signal the Indian command said In anolher compound the fence joles were being loosened lo crash hrough the wire fencing Ihc slalemcnl added The Neutral Nalions Repatria ion Commission NNRC called off Fridays scheduled explana ions lo 3000 North Koreans after Maj Gcu S P P Thorat the ndian commander reported that o use force in such an explosive situation would undoubtedly re ult in heavy casualties Meanwhile some official UN observers indicated they would pro est if the prisoners were dragged orcibly before Red explainers For the lime being the Indians ave up trying lo budge the fren ied North Koreans from their stockades The NNRC announced hat instead North Koreans 1000 Chinese be interviewed Sat irday 25 PERSONS DROWN SAN SEBASTIAN Spain wcntyfiyc persons were reported drowned in a flood Babies Cost GE NEW YORK Ihc benefit of at least 122 wailing capitalis tic babies General Electric stock closedThursday at By being born Thursday the infants put the big electric company on the hook for more than the end was not in sight It began as a publicity idea keyed to GEs 75th anniversary cele bration The firm promised five shares of slock to each baby born Thursday GE employe or wife df an employe At quotation is probably posted in many hospital nurser babe enters life with shares Worth GE was shaken but dead game as the Inlly passed the 100 mark General Electric stands firmly behind its offer its headquarters reported At Scheneclady home of the companys main plant 30 GE babies were born during the 24 hours Just under the wire was a boy born at p m lo Mr and Mrs Edwin Sheward Warehouse Construction First Step in Harvester Development Construction of a 100 by 200 foot onestory warehouse will be the International Harvester Companysfirst step in developing its new district headquarters at 19th S W and Federal C W Smith district manager told the Mason City Plan nmgand ZoningCommission members Thursday evening that the firm is seeking a change of zone for the property so that work on the warehouse can begin in the next few months Smith said the warehouse would be the first of three units to be creeled on Ihe tract purchased eight years ago A new district office and a sales and service unit is not too far in the offing he added The present district of ficc is located at 23 GUYS E Thu property now is zoned for commercial purposes However a warehouse of the type planned by International Harvester cannot be constructed in a commercial zone Smilh staled so the company is requesting a zone change to light industrial The zoning commission set Thursday Nov 19 as the date for a public hearing on the change in zone Smith declared he was confident Inlcrnalional Harvester would go along wilh a commission requesl to assist in rounding off the jnterseclion al 19th SW and Federal to eliminate the traffic bottleneck now existing at lhal point International Harvester r chased the property from Hanfocd MacNiderin 1945 while M C Law son was district manager The tract is bordered bylDlh S W on the north FederalAvenue on the east city waler works and fire sta lion property on the south and Ihe Chicago and North Western Hail road tracks on Ihe west rAll About The Weather Mason City Saturday partly cloudy slight chance of light showers lowu Mostly fair and mfi 1 d through Saturday Mostly fail1 through Saturday GlobeGazette wcalhcr data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 88 47 56 56 22 Wants Benson laired DES MOiNES Farmers Union asked Prtsidfcnt Eisenhower Fri day to fire Secretary of Agricul ture Ezra T Benson him with someone who favors high support prices for farmers The request was made by Fred W Stover of Hampton at 9 House Agriculture Committee hearing which was carried by television to thousands of farm folks m Central Iowa Meantime farm of Iowa and Missouri asked tee for aid In proposal of Benson to sevent re gional offices of his departments soil conservation service ireas the committee ltas found jlrong demand for continuance of iigh supports and criticism of flex ble price floors Stood With Kline Hill has in the past slood wilh Allan Kline of the American Farm Bureau in fighting for flexible sup port Kline is a native of Iowa and the committee was parUcular y anxious to learn Ihe sentiments if bureau members in Ihis state Hill said the stale bureaus tra lilional position has been that Tups should be supported at rea onable levels which vary with the upply The farmers of Iowa are cbn erncd about the trend in farm trend ispulling the artner in an increasingly uhcom ortable price squeeze because arm cosls have not declined Hill aid At hearings earlier this week at linneapolis Watertbwn SD and Norfolk Neb a heavy f more than 150 farmers and farm caders appearing before the corny littee declared they did not want lexible supports They urged that present supports t 90 per cent of parity be con inucd indefinitely Theywill ex ire next year unless Congress ex ends them Parity is a standard of meas ring farm prices declared by law o be fair to farmers in relation to irices they pay Most Important Because of Farm Bureau trength in Iowa Chairman Hope RKan said Fridays hearings vould be one of the roost impor ant if not the most important of tic commillee schedule The Republicancbnlrolled com mittee is anxious to enact farm egisJation that will satisfy farmi rs What it comes up with irt the ray of legislation may determine he fate of many Republicans seekH ig seats in Congress The touring commitleeraen haye aid their current Mid tour has shown ble dissatisfaclion with the ad ministrations farm policies 90 Per Cent Members said that should Fri ays hearing and others at Quincy nd Bloomington 111 t IndianapoKi Monday and Co umbus Tuesday fail to show pro ominant support of flexible iup orts the committeesundoubtedly ould favor continuing the 9Q per ent supports V i More than 70 individuals and rganizalions are scheduled to card r ;