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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Jo Horn CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LIX Associated and United Press full Wires ISeven Centi a Copy GREATER CITY DAYS OCTOBER23 24 25 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 23 Thli Iaptr Conslalg of Two SccttonsSccUon One Na 12 accompanying these pictures distributed agency which handles photographs originating in Communist IT countries says they show Lt Kenneth L Enoch 27 of Youngs JohivS Qumn 30 of AltadenaCalif signing the record of interrogation by the Joint Interrogation Group of Korean and Chinese SnecialisS e thev took naf S S1fe WG1e torturecl into Bakingfalse confessions that BULLETIN BALTIMORE G o r a Grammar wai con victed of murder in claying of his wife an almost perfect erimt that looked at flrtt like an automobllaaccident McGranery Starts New Plan to Rid U S of Communists WASHINGTON W Atty Gen McGranery Thursday launched a new program for ridding the coun try offoreignborn leaders of the Communist program in volving jailwithoutbail denatural ization and deportation At the same time the attorney general moved to get Communist Party ChairmanWilliam Z Foster on trial for alleged conspiracy to advocate overthrow of the United government by violence Foster was among the 12 top party officials indicted in New York City in 1948 under the Smith Act which prohibits advocating Jury to Study Testimony of UN Employes Trygve Lie Sets Up Organization UNITED NATIONS Trygve Lie began recruiting an in ternational jurists panel Thursday to study what UN employes have to tell to US congressional inves tigators Lie already had fired one can UN employe who balked ata McCarran committee question suspended another and put 10 on spccial leave Application of Laws The jurists a statement from the UN secretarygeneral said would study the application of US laws to UN employes especially those who are American citizens and the rights of investigating bodies to ask them questions about their private lives Lie announced Wednesday night he had dismissed Stanley Graze railway statistics ex pert of the UN Technical Assist ance Administration and sus pended Joel Gordon pending a full investigation from his post cf trade analysis expert of the Eco nomic Affairs Department Refuse to Tell Lies statement said both had ra fused to tell the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee athear ings in New York Oct 1315 whether they are presently en gaged in espionage activities against the United States Those put on special leave at full pay while their cases are in vestigated had refused to answer committee questions about Com munist affiliations Peterson Cancels Mason City Talk LINCOLN Neb Gov Val Petersons Mason City li speaking engagement for Oct 28 has been cancelled his office reported here Thursday Peterson is to go to New York that day for a series of television appearances in behalf of the Eis enhowerNixon ticket He U tcheduted ro speak at a meeting at Dubuque la Oct any use of force in bringing about governmental changes At the time he pleaded ill health and his case was separated from the 11 others A11 who went to trial were con victed and given sentences rang ing up tofive years When the iSu preme Court affirmed these cases four of the defendants fled into hiding One was captured in Mex ico but three are still at large presumably outside this country McGianery said Wednesday he wants to whether Foster is riow able to stand trial an view of multitudinous activities He said theso include publication of two lengthy books during the past year Smd regular contribu tions to the Daily Worker the Communist newspaper in New York City U S Atty MyleK J Lane of New York was directed to seek a court order to require Foster to appear for a new medical exami nation Through the immigration serv ice McGranery ordered eight ac tive Communists now defending deportation proceedings to surren der at once or face re arrest and forfeiture of their bonds AP Wlroplicio Anderson 20 yearold Florida girl did trie im probable by being selected as Homecoming Queen at a Califor nia college It was USC Allies Halt Red Thrust SEOUL Seventh Di vision troops on Triangle Hill Thursday night threw back an as sault by Chinese Reds who stormed the peak shortly after dark Flare planes and searchlights lit up the attacking Reds for the guns ofAmerican and South Korean ar tillery Front line officers said the battle raged for two hours The Red attack was powered by elements of one battalion about 500 men In another Central Front battle South Korean troops regained the crest of Iron Horse Mountain then battled fiercely against counter attacking Chinese About The Weather Mason Fair and continued mild throughFriday Low Thurs night 30 to 32 I ew and continued mild Thursday night and Friday Fair with little change in temperature Thursday night and Friday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum 27 At 8 am WASHINGTON L Lewis was reliably reported Thursday to be demanding a pay boost for hard coal same amount the government partly vetoed for soft coal miners Lewis strategy in doing this the report said was to give governments Wage biJization Board a chance to reverse its decision on the soft coal pay raise Several weeks ago Lewis nego tiated the daily increase with the bituminous soft coal industry However last Saturday the WSB ruled that an increase of only ould bepaid This brought on an industrywide walkout of the approximately 350000 soft coal diggers It had been expected that Lewis would be willing to take less than by way of a daily wage in crease in anthracite Hard That industry employing about 65000 miners in Eastern Pennsyl vania had obliged Lewis Ksome time ago by agreeing to an interim arrangement boosting from 30 to 50 cents a ton the production royal ty paid by mine owners into the unions welfare fund Lewis got only a 10cent royalty boost for the soft coal miners wel fare fund Grunewald Is Indicted1 on Contempt WASHINGTON W A Federal grand jury Thursday indicted Hen ry W The Dutchman Grime shadowy man about Wash mgton on 22 charges of contempt of Congress Grunewalds name flitted in and put of the sensationpacked hear ings last year by a House com mittee investigating tax frauds Giunewaid finally was called as a witness last Januarv but de clined to answer any questions About all the investigators got out in five sessions was the statement I was born in 1892 He declined on advice of counsel to say where he was born or talk about anything involving him since that date Thursdays indictment charged among other things that Grune wald refused to tell the House Ways and Means Subcommittee headed by Rep Ring DCalif what officials of the Internal Rev enue Bureau he knew and wheth er he had ever discussed any tax cases pending in that bureau Grunewald if convicted on each count of the indictment would be subject to maximum penalties of 22 years in prison or line or both SU1 Professor Dies in Panama PANAMA Panama W Dr PhilipCharles Jeans 69 rioted specialist in childrens diseases and professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa died Wednes day night at theHotel El Panama following an attack of coronary thrombosis The doctor from Iowa City la arrived here by plane less than twohours before his death On a tour sponsored by the World Health Organization WHO he had come to Panama to lecture and visit local hospitals Accompanying him on the med ical mission were his wife anoth er physician Dr Stanford Farns worlh and Nevin Scrimshaw di rector of the Central American Pediatrics Institute IOWANS WIN KANSAS CITY cham pion fat carlot of theAmerican Royal Livestock show here went to 15 head of Hereford steers fed by K4rl and Jack Hoffman of Ida Grove la Adlai Slates Reply to Smear Say Hard Coal Demand Also Lewis Gives Wage Board Chance to Change Verdict Judgment in Utilities Case nearly one and hal times as great as the prmcipa brought to a judgment entered Thursday against the Bechtel Estate of Dav enport Harold R Bechtel Daven port and the estate of J Ross Lee In addition Edward L Shutls Centervilic must pay ac cording to a judgment filed in Dis tnct Court at Centerville Thursday by Judge Harry E Narey Word of the huge judgment was received m Mason City by F A Dntjes who acted as attorney for H stockholders of theIowa South ern Utilities Company Ontjes said that he would start proceedings im mediately to collect on the judg ment No Estimate The Mason City attorney would not hazard an estimate Of what amount could be collected He said however that the Lee Estate is vqrth at least and that Shutts is good for the entire judg ment against him The damage was assessed by udge Narey in accordance with a hiding by the Iowa Supreme Court ast January that the Bechtels and Lee had acted fraudulently in the urchase by the Bechtels of a num er of small utilities companies and heir resale to the Iowa Southern Utilities Company The large amount of interest is lased on Judge Nareys ruling that nterest is due from the dale of the raudulent transactions all of vhich took place before reorganiza tion of Iowa Southern Utilities in 1938 Payroll Syttam The judgment against Shults is jased on the claim that he took 546728 from Iowa Southern Utili ties through a secret and false pay roll system The remainder is in terest from 1944 Shutts is still nesident of Iowa Southern Utili ties The properties purchased by the 3echtels and resold to Iowa South ern Utilities were listed in the Su preme Court decision written by Justice W L Bliss of Mason City as follows Creston Lamoni 000 Ottumwa Burlington Railway and Light Co Albia Light and Railway Co Burlington Gas and Light Co 118868 Peoples and F CoGrinnell Iowa L H and P P Co Grinnell 37500 Iowa Gas and Electric Co Washington A request by the stockholders ringing the suit that a receiver be appointed for the utility was de nied by the court All present officers of the Iowa Southern Utilities Company except Shutts were freed by the court of any guilt in the case Workers Back at Deckers After Walkout Members of the Mdson City local jnionof the United Packinghouse WorkersCIO went back to work at Jacob E Decker and Sons as isual Thursday morning after a lalfday walkout The union members who have been working without a contract since Aug 10 walked out at noon Wednesday Contract negotiations continued in Chicago between the union and he Armour management with Thursdays meeting scheduled to at 11 am CHICAGO and Co continued contract negotiations Thursday with representatives of the CIO United Packinghouse Workers Union and a cornpany spokesman said progress is being made Representatives of the U S Con ciliation Service are sitting in on the talks designed to reach agree mezit on a contract to replace one which expired Aug il Details of the contract negotia tionshave not been made public The company submitted a new of rer Tuesday and a spokesman said here had been some new sugges tions in subsequent talks 370 Dead in Philippines MANILA MrThc Philippine Red Jross said Thursday night 370 per sons were dead and 200 were miss ng in the wake of Wednesdays ty phoon The Red Cross said several hun dred were injured The tabulation was based on tcl igraphic and radio reports trick ing in from the devastated prov nces The tropical storm roared out nto the South China Sea Wednes day and Thursday threatened the atlered shores of Indochina about 850 miles to the southwest A Sai pn report said the typhoon would hit the coast Friday night Indochina while waiting for the storm was trying to clean he tidal wave that hit Phan Thlet Monday night possibly Julling as many as 500 persons SPEAKS TO DEMOS DBS MOINES Vfi Jonathan Daniels North Carolina publisher and formerly one of President Tru mans confidential secretaries will speak at a Democratic rally at Ot tumwa Nov l NIXON AND HEDDA PresidentiaTCan didate Sen Richard M Nixon and his wife Pat left and Movie Columnist Hedda Hopper wave farewell to a Water to hear Nixon apeak t Raps Ike in Fighting Address Bids for Yotes in Nevr York I v ENROUTE WITH STEVENSON Gov AcllafE Stevenson given howling welcome in Buffalo N Y doubled back toward Ohio Thursday for a which his campaign manager said will deal with Republican smear tactics 41 Wilson Wyatt the Democratic presidential nominees manager4 talked of Stevensons speech in Cleveland Thursday night of the most important of the canv palgn The party purchased wide at the At Cltvland Stevenson speaks at the Cleve land Arena at 8 pm address on local television and a statewide i jradio network will be broadcast again from a recording over the CBS and Mutual radio networks an hour laler t In Buffalo Wednesdaynigrit Ste vcnsonrbidfor the states 45jeleci loraf votes with a fighting speech Ho Bailed into Gen Dwight DVEtf senhovver GOP1 the presidency what he called the Republican Old Guard lent on blocking allc progressive programs1 Wyatt told reporters Thursday nights Cleveland speech will deal Vwilhi thcftissW of he Hiss case and generally With other smear saidlast Monday that crusade for he presidency pi peared to 1 be degenerating Says Inflation Policy Instead of an Accident ENROUTE WITH EISENHOWER UP D Eis enhower calling inflation a WhiteHouse policy insteadof accident Thursday proposeddestruction of thead7 ministration idol of cheap money The Republican presidential nominee teamedup with Gov Thomas E Dewey for1 a tour through upstate New York which endsThursday night at Buffalo where Eisenhower will make a major speech at Dewey was on the platform with Eisenhower Wednesday night at Troy N Y where the former 5stargeneralac cused the Truman Sievensori cr deposition sayjng thatso far aa he had good Male r During the campaign Republi jan Sens Richard M Nixonof Eisenhowers vice prest dentiabrunning mate and Joseph 114 oC Wisconsin have been makihg an issde of the Ste fensbnHiss episode Last weekend a group of supportersdssued a state ticnt t attacks on the governor in the Hiss casef The groiip in a statementsaid jriticism of Eisenhower and Ste venson in neithercase is fair or warranted and added 1 But if there is to be criticism Gen Eisenhower is more vulner able than Gov Stevenson The group said the general ion oil encourag ng inflation to give citizens a feel ng of false prosperity These administration tactics Eis enhower said had cost American families billions of dollars Eisenhowers prepared address was devoted completely to the is sue of inflation But he departed rom the text to deny Democratic charges that he is the mouthpiece of a clique of Republicans The voice t speak Avith is my own he said I have no masters voice I am offering no political hodgepodge I offer you no hymn of hate I sing you no song of vii fication I offer you only my hon est convictions Eisenhower said it was difficult or the wage earner to realize how close he is to the peril of infla Students Kidnap Freshman Send Him by Plane to Chicago CHICAGO college freshman told police Thursday that he was abducted by a group of Columbia University sophomores bound and put on a Chicagobound airplane without any funds Im here without any money and I need help 20yearold Gor don Butler said He said that he was seized in New York City about pm Wednesday as he was leaving a Spanish class at Columbia Butler said that about 10 students look him to a Park Avenue apart ment The sophomores tied his hands together and then gagged him Butler said The East Providence R I student added that they covered the bonds completely with gauze so that they could not be detected Then they put gauze all over my head the student said plaintively He said they pui him on an unscheduled airline flight to Chicago telling the stewardess he had been horribly burned and was going to the Windy City for medical attention They strapped me in my seat with the safety strap Butler said He added that he could not speak or struggle because of his bonds Registrations Keep Climbing Voter regulation af city hall for the Nov 4 general election continued to swell Thursdayas thefinal reminder went out be the Friday deadline Fiftyfour new registrations were completed Wednesday along with 16 changes In registration This brings thetotal since Sept 2 to 22W new voter registrations and 974 changes City officials are plugging for an alltime record in next months balloting Last yeartherewere 13249 voters registered in the city compared with 13191 in 1950 This years total will not be re leased until Saturday The clerks office at City Hall will remain open until 5 pm Thursday Friday the hours for registering are from 8 am to 5 desk remaining open after that hour only as long as there are people waiting to be processed Acheson Leads Off Debate on Korea UNITED NATIONS N Y U S Secretary of State Dean Acheson leads off a debate on Korea Thursday in the United Na tions Political Committee Primed with a detailed report on the deadlocked truce negotia Jons at Panrminjom Acheson is Jxpected to speak soon after the body gets down to busi ness Hiss former Department of inf a member of the board of the Carnegie Endowment for Interna ional Peace in December 1948 when the board voted to give Hiss presidentof the organiza leave of absence with pay o defend himself1 if Hoax In his Buffalo address Sleven son accused Eisenhower trying o perpetrate a cruel holding out hope for swift release of those enslaved behind the Iron Curtain He said the general made a reckless proposal to free So vietdominated peoplo in Eastern Europe 1 In an Aug 25 speech at American Legion convention j in York Eisenhower said tho United States can never rest and we must so inform the world ncluding the tho enslaved nations of the world have n the fullness of freedom the right lo choose their own path I HST Brands Nixon as AntiLabor ENROUTE WITHTRUMAN IN HE EAST WVPresident Truman hursday denounced Richard M Vixon as antilabor and declared lis partys leaders hate labor inions and would like to destroy hem Appealing for Democratic n West Virginias soft coal and tcel region Truman made one of is rare attacks Aon the GOP residential candidate1 and dei larcd that the TiltHartley Act V1 ;