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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press ami Unlleil Lease Wire IKIvo Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 Engineer Says Soviets Dont Have Atom Bomb Despite Announcement cf CHICAGO dont believe Russia has one single atom bomb CurJton S Proctor prominent New York en gineer who has worked in Russia declared Wednesday 1 think every one of the atomic explosions in Russit was just a premature explosion in an effort to produce Proctor is president of the American Society of Givi Engineers one of G4 engineering societies celebrating j Centennial oi Engineering opening here Wednesday He gave his views on Russia during an interview 3 Explosions The White House has announced three atomic explosions in Kussia referring to the second one as another atomic bomb without amplifying further Other sources have estimated Russia has a stockpile of 100 or many more A bombs by now Proctor declares it takes teamwork and cooperation to make an Abomb work and that Russians dont trust eacl 5 More lowans Die on Roads Tills iaycr Consists of Two One No Ml By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Iowa 1952 motor vehicle fa tality toll reached 357 Wednesdaj with the report of five more traf fic deaths Tuesday The total num ber of persons killed on Iowa high ways for this date last year was 390 Cfarion Man One of the deaths was Vincc En nis 49 a Clarion businessman who was killed Tuesday afternoon when the car in which he riding collided with another auto on highway G9 about 7 miles north east of Clarion Two of Tuesdays victims DCS Moines neighbors were killed when their car rammed into aniii terurban train They were Waiter Carney 49 father of 10 children and Mrs Lor etta Jenkins 49 mother of eight TruckCar Crash 18yearold Galva youth Donald Dean Williams was killed Tuesday afternoon when the pick uptruck he was driving collided with a car at a county road inter section southeast of Schaller A Monday death reported Tues day was that of George William Barritt 18monthsold son of Mrs Ethel Barritt of Avoca PURCHASE PISTOLS DES MOINES Wi The Iowa Executive Council has purchased 15 pistols for use by Iowa highway patrolmen at each Such cooperation lie said is essenlially impossible in Rus sia or any other tolalilarian stale There is no reward forcooper ation The only reward is for ex posing someone even in your own family Any combination of effor comes under suspicion as a com bination againsl Ihe dictatorship Second Largest Dam In 1930 Proctor worked on building Russias second largest dam at Svirstroy east of Lenin grad In World War H he was an Army engineer a colonel building the Persian corridor road from the Indian ocean to funnel supplies o Russia The Russians Ivwe no confi deuce in their own engineers he said and I have never met a Russian engineer who was a Com munist who was any good Soviet jet planes are good but the Russians got the practical enc of how lo build them from Ger mans whom they look over Woman Doctor to Mental Hospital WINSTONSALEM NC Norma Holt the woman doctor who Iwo weeks ago stabbed three of her children with steak knives one fatally and then tried to lake her own life has been committed to the Slale Hospital at Raleigh A Forsyth County Superior Court jury Tuesday found her mentally incompetent to stand trial for the Aug 21 murder of her 3ycarold daughter Vickie Miss America Beauties Take Over From Marilyn ATLANTIC CITY NJ Iwo Miss America beauties lake over center stage Wednesday afler playing wallflower roles to bosomy blonde screen star Mari lyn Monroe Tuesday The pretty pretenders to the coveted crown compete for allim porlanl points in preliminary beau ty and lalenl contests in Conven tion Hall The finals will be held Salurday night The girls were inlroduced lo a cheering crowd of 150000 in a colorful parade along Ihe board walk Tuesday but Miss Monroe filled most of the camera lenses The shapely blonde languished atop an open convertible car in a scanty formfilling black affair thai featured a plunging V cut to the waist Earlier Miss Monroe posed in another lownecked dress for a picture aimed at attracting re cruits to the womens armed serv ices After Army officials got a look at the photograph newspapers and wire services were asked to with hold it from publicalion Maj Frank W McWaltcrs of the Air Force said Miss Monroes pose was not in line with a program de signed lo convince parents the services arc perfeclly proper places for their daughters ATLANTIC CITY HEAUTIESFive girls competinglor the Miss America title in Atlantic City smile prettily for the photographer before starting the tough grind of con tests Shown left to right are Helen Burhern Miss Neva da Bonnie Wilson Miss Wyoming Ruth A Francis Miss Minnesota Carole Wick Miss Montana and Zoe Ann War berg Miss Idaho CREWMAN REMOVED FROM Jlesterd 17 of Oslo Norway is removed from the Norwegian freighter Hopeville at Norfolk Va afterhe was burned severely in afire aboard the ship Two of his shipmates died in the 1ire and three others were burned Typhoon Hits Korea Dispatch Says Reds Shoot Downed Airmen SEOUL Korea dispatch from the USS Carrier Boxer disclosed Wednesday that ground troops in Korea have shot and killed American airmen parachuting from their disabled planes The dispatch said the Navy has warned its pilots they may become targets for enemy small fire if they bail out over enemy territory It vised them to ditch theii wi i No Pickets dt Chicago Red Hearings theii planes if possible al sea where heymay be picked up more easily by helicopters Typhoon The disclosure came as a ty phoon nicknamed Mary curbed oth ground and airactivity in the Koreanwar The typhoon lathed 8th Army rear areas with winds ip lo 60 miles an hour and headed lorlhward t o w a r d Communist North Korea But 50 F80 Shooling Star jets into Northwest Korea and caughl Ihe Communists trying llobn TBernard of Minnesota re fused Wednesday lo tell Ihe House UnAmerican Aclivities Committee whether he is or ever has been a ncmber of the Communist Party Meanwhile a police guard stood y lo mainlain order but the hit pickets who marred Tues days opening sessions did not show up Some 200 pickets staged a noisy demonslralion Tuesday at the US Courthouse where the hearings are aeing held Bernard who served in Congress n 1937 and 1938 and now is an organizer for Ihe indepcndcnl Unilcd Eleclrical Workers Union appeared as a witness before the committee which is holding hear ngs here this week He repeatedly refused lo answer Alone everishly lo repair an airfield al Sinanju They cralercd the field vith 70 direct hits Other Shooling Slars knocked ml thefirst Communist lank de troyed since July 12 They hit il 5 miles southwest of Pyongyang he Norlh Korean capital 250 Sorties Carrier planes from the USS Boxer Princeton and Essex flew n ore than 250 sorties over North ast Korea heavily damaging Communist supply buildings rail oad bridges and olher targets On the ground Communist roops loosed 13 scattered probing i Hacks against UN positions even of them in the long dormant Icarlbrcak Ridge and Punchbowl rcas All were repulsed The 8th Army reported it in flicted 10044 casualties on the Com munists during kill d 4974 wounded and 50 captured POSTAL BOOST NEW YORK to ask the icxt session of Congress for a annual wage increase for postal vorkers were disclosed Wednesday it the convention of the AFL Na ional Association of Letter Car riers About The Weather Mason City Fair and wanner Wednesday night and Thursday High Wednesday 70 to 72 owa Fair and warmer Wednes day nighl and Thursday Low Wednesday night 50 to 55 Minnesota Mostly fair soulh parl ly cloudy north portion Wednes day night and Thursday GlobeGazette weather data o 8 am Wednesday Maximum 55 Minimum 37 At 8 am 53 YEAR AGO Maximum jg Minimum up ExRepresentative Wont Tell Affiliation By THE WIRE SERVICES U S Rep loint he said I realize you didnt call me icrc to do me any good The committee received evidence nirporting to show that Bernard vas active in many Communist Tronl organizations He refused lo acknowledge Dial he had partici aled in the organizations on he ground he might incriminate him self On advice of his lawyer David 15 Rothstein he invoked his privilege under the fifth amend ment lo the Constitution Hep Donald L Jackson RCahf a committee member told Bernard as the morning session was re cessed You have as startling a record of affiliation with C o in in u nisi fronts as I have seen before this committee You say you would volunteer to serve if this country were allackcd yel refuse to aid his commitlce in its invesligation of Communism You a former ncmber of Congress refuse to iclp the American people Chinese Soviets Stress Their Unity MOSCOW MVRed Chinas Mao TzeTung and Soviel Prime Min ster Joseph Stalin emphasized Rus sianChinese unity in the face of threats of new aggression in the ar East as they exchanged greetings on the seventh anniver sary of the World War II victory over Japan Ikes March Through Dixie Keeps Booming McGranery to Crack Down Aims at Men Formerly in Government WASHINGTON Wi Attorney General James P McGrancry sent w o r 1 to House investigators Wednesday that the Justice De partment plans to crack down on former government officials who have handled claims against the government illegally Kills Lyons an acting assistant attorney general told a House Judiciary Subcommittee at a pub lic hearing that McGrancry had instructed him to so advise the committee To Protected He said McGrancry has given orders dial such cases shall be prosecuted vigorously There are a variety of laws and agency regulations restricting for mer government employes from pressing claims against the government on behalf of others Lyons said MtGranery has rulet that government employes includ ing members ofCongress are barred by law from receiving pay for participation hi court case concerning tin government Heretofore Lyons said some attorneys general have held lha the Jaw barred government offi c i a 1 s only from representing claimants against he Unitct States in cases before governmen agencies Committee Counsel Robert A Collier called Lyons to the wit ness stand to lay the foundation for what he said is a study of problems involving government employes who seek to use their official influence in handlingtheir private affairs Collier said the subcommittee staff has become aware of a lumber of cases of hastily organ zed legal firms whose members ire all or in a large part former ugh officials of government agon ies and whose early affluence ends credence to the fact that such affluence did not stem en irely from a peculiar genius in he practice of the law Ainsworth Banker 77th Polio Victim IOWA CITY WiRay Whilehead ice president ot the Ainsworth talc Bank at Ainsworth died Vednesday of polio at an Iowa ily hospital Whilehead had been a palicnl he past two weeks and had been n an iron lung most of the time t was reported he had both bulbar and paralytic polio H marked the 12th polio death at owa City this year and the 77th n Iowa Solution Found to Flying Saucer With Sound Effects at Rockwell A flying snuceiwith sound effects a great many Kockwell residents Tuesday evening The was not solved until Wednesday when the sound was finally identified At pm Tuesday a number of persons heard what they thought was the town fire siren Albert Gosswcilcr Jr ran from his home in the south part of lown and as he turned north toward the station saw a rcdornnge disc flash across the sky His view was limited by trees on both sides ot the street so it was only a momentary glimpse At the fire station he was Joined by another who also had heard the siren Sirs Alice Powell night telephone operator also reported a number of calls asking where the fire was She replied that she had not pressed the button lo sound the fire siren Wednesday it was reported that the Kockwell nursing home has a new automatic fire siren which had tripped because of a short in Ihe electrical circuit al pm Tuesday Gossweilers disc is assumed to have been a meteor There were no aircraft reported in thai vicinity at that hour according to the CAA station at the Mason Cily Municipal Airport Political Rookie in Nevada Leads McCarran Backed Foe RENO unknown young newspaperman Wednes clay appeared to have pulled the political upset of NevucU history about fl8 per cent of Tuesdays primary election vote counted Tonr Mechling 31 WHS leading Sen Pat Me Carrans hand picked candidate for the Democratic scnu tonal nomination by G99 only about 500 mor tobe counted An unofficial tabulation gave Mcchling 15777 vote to 15078 fo Alan Bible 42 Nevadas forme attorney general The Democratic nominee wil try in November to oust Rcpubli can Sen George Malqnc easily won Mechling is a boyish looking former newsman who until seven months ago worked in Washington D C Brilliant Future Bible has long been looked upon ns a lawyer with a brilliant politi cal future in Nevada He was considered by many as the ulli 11 ale successor to the vlcCarran M c C a r r a n personally cam laigncd for Bible something he lever publicly had done for any lher candidate Another political youngster Re 10 Attorney Clifton Young 30 al o scored an upset He defeated Sam ArenU 10T Pioehc mining excculivc for Ihe GOP nomination o Congress Damages Prestige Mechling is one of a very few vho ever seriously damaged the McCarran prestige in Nevada The Mcchlings conducted a door odoor campaign the like of which Nevada had never seen They had no campaign manager or organi alion Mechling aimed his campaign norc at McCarran that at Bible Bible supporters protested loudly hat Mechling was a brash young ipslart with no knowledge of Nc ada problems Huge Balloon Is Released in Minnesota free at am two hours laler a NEW BRIGHTON Minn MVTh argcsl known unmanned balloon nlcndcd to bearcosmic ray re cording equipment aloft wai aunched Wednesday However the gionl skyhook ibout the size of an J8 story build ng developed several holes during nflation and the pay load o scientific instruments was cut of cforc launching It was set About lining device ripped out one panc of Ihe balloon and il fell near Lake Cily Minn SOUK 50 air miles oulhcast of the launching site It lad reached an estimated altitude of nsOOOfcct Donald F Melton in charge ol he launching said a new gianl kyhook will be construclcd but t will take at least several months Melton said the balloon made ol slrips ot fragile polyolhclene plas ic with a total area of about two acres was frankly only cxperimen al to determine if such a thing could be successfully handled Vhile holes appeared in the bal as il was being inflated with icliiim and no instruments were carried the launching Itself was called successful by Mellon EISENHOWER IN MlAMlDwight Eisenhower holds his hands high in responsTto the greeting he received at Miami on his arrival at the airport Tuesday nkht The response to Eisenhower was tremendous throughout Dixie Land Appeals to Women for Cleanup Cheering Crowds Greet Candidate TAMPA Fla D Eisenhower appealed to the wom en of America Wednesday to hrow themselves into the presi dential campaign to correct the Lhings that arc wrong with us The GOP presidential nominees appealto the women voters was made before a cheering crowd es imalcd at 9000 gathered at the Tampa Ball Park Follows Tnnipa followed the lend of At lanta Jacksonville and Miami in givingEisenhower a rousing wel come on his sweep across Dixie hat has been booming in such spectacularfashion 1 am anxious lo draw the spirit of women into the campaign I am trying to wage Eisenhower said Demo Reply WASHINGTON of StaU Acheion indicated Wed nesday will out formally in rtply to Republican crlticiim of adminiitrttlon foreign policy At a Achtson it plain in answering ques tions that ht with Rt publlcans who claim United States foreign policy is mainly ohe of containment of Russia with nothing positive it up aflcr he had been by GOP National Commitleewoman Mrs Helen Liob Eisenhower declared we must recall the spiritual and moral values of our forefathers in gov ernment t He said he referred to the situ ation in Washington as a mess jccausc thals what the opposi tion calls it Is a Difference There isa difference between he two parties Eisenhower said One is saddled with a mess The other wants to clean it up Then he paid tribute to the civil service workers and said they must hang their heads in shame vhcn they realize that justice has ccn oulraged in their agencies Turning lo Websters definition if the word mess Eisenhower said t dealt mostly with lood But then ic said Mess can mean a confused in larmonious disagreeable mixture of things a medley u hodgepodge situation resulting from blunder misunderstanding A muddle A botch Eisenhower urged the people to ake part in their local politics lo lave influence in theirgovernment ind in naming the kind of govern ment they want Two Parties 1 am down here he said lo iclp it I can make certain there are two parties in Ihe Soulh This latemcnt brought cheers and ap ilausc from the crowd Dont you be taken for granl d he said Please make every ingle individual who wants to erve you in public office come jeforc you and say whats in his leart and mind Dont let him take for granted The reception given lo Ike along iis roulc posed Ihe queslion of just imv solid Ihe Democratic South will be in tlie November election Eisenhower told his cheering lis encrs in his call for a twoparty ystcm in Ihe cuslomarily Demo ratie South Every phone call Ive had incc yesterday morning every clcgram every note given to my ar every word spoken to my laff and me in Ihe great South ind is were ready to help Vere not captive people SAME DATE Black flit Beans H ;