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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAfiR THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION IP t il mm VOL LIX Awclated Press and United Press juu Lease Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5 1953 Jhis Paper Consists oE Two One No 2t3 Expects Jet Ace Fischer to Be F Sought Hired Slayer Charge Humboldt Man Tried to Kill Family HUMBOLDT Iowa elderly man who authorities said tried to hire another man to kill five persons was awaiting grand jury action Saturday on a charge of attempt ing to incite murder William Tellier 84 of Humboldt was arrested on the charge by state agents sheriffs officers Friday He was released on bond Chief R w Nebergall of the State Bureau of Criminal Investi gation said Tellier had tried to hire a man to kill his two sons Ivan 49 and Ernest 54 their wives and grandson Howard Tel lier 30 all of the Humboldt vicin ity a Staying Nebergall said the man to whom Tellier made the alleged offer re ported it to authorities saying he was offered by Tellier for each slaying he would carry out Slick7 Denies Squealing on Fellow POWs It Was Mistake Returnee Claims HONOLULU Cpl Slick1 arrived in Hawaii Friday home Tellier was arraigned in justice ward bound from Tokyo and said of the peace court Friday noon but venue after asked for a change of war prisoners in North Korea were out to get him because he ratted 1IC J He then was arraignedin maon them to the Communists yors court and bond was set at Nebergall said rt little He asked to be taken to his scared His hand shook as he held home Nebergall related There a cup of coffee and talked to he dug up he had buried and gave a check for the rest of his bond Nebergall said stale agents en tered the case af the request of Humboldt Bradley County Sheriff E H Sheriff Bradley said at Dakota City the man to whom Tellier made the offer reported he never for a moment considered it seriously and of course no attempt was made to carry it out State Agent The sheriff said the offer also was made to a state agent who was brpughtinto contactwith Tel lier when hie posed as an intended participant in the plan Sheriff Bradley said the elderly man firmly denies he made any such offer Tellier a retired farm er is active for his years ahdstul drives a car He lives in Humboldt with a sister The sheriff said there has been strife between the old man and his children for the last couple of years and he has been engaged in litigation with some of them Any Other Quarrel I asked him whether he had any quarrel with his sons other than financial matters regarding property and he said No the sheriff added The hearing for Tellier lasted until after midnight with County Attorney Harlyn A Stoebe repre senting the state and D M Kelle her of Fort Dodge representing Tellier One of the witnesses against Tel lier in the court of Mayor Snyder of Humboldt was Ray Edgerton a farm hand to whom Tellier made the alleged proposal More Tension on Trieste ROME W Tension mounted on both sides of the ItalianYugoslav border Saturday as the two nations glared at each other across a pile of diplomatic protests involving the bitter Trieste dispute Belgrade threatened its fourth protest in three to rush its own tough troops to the Italian border unless Italy halted provocative maneuvers there Rome replied Friday night that Italian forces had taken only pre cautionary and protective meas ures On the other hand declared the Italian Foreign Ministry it has heard nothing from Belgrade to dispel Italys fears that Yugoslavia plans to annex the Yugoslavs oc cupation zone of Trieste by force The Adriatic frontier region long disputed between Italy and Yugo slavia is now an international free territory divided into two zones pending a settlement of its future British and US troops occupy one section including the port and Yugoslavia administers the other Yugoslavia charged this week that Italian engineerswere digging trenches and building pillboxes along the border and Italian tanks were massing at Goritza FEDERAL LOAN AMES UVSoybeans are ex to be put under the federal n program inirecord numbers tkia year it was a mistake that fellow A boy scarcely out of his teens Slick looked young and a little reporter at Hickam Air Force Base All A Mistake They called me Slick but it was all a mistake he said I never squealed on anybody to the Com munists Slick admitted there was animos ity in camp against men who were friendly to their Communist cap tors but he denied he was one of them I was friendly with everybody They had nothing against me he said Slick confirmed he went AWOL five days from an army hospital in Tokyo He denied he was trying to run away from other liberated prisoners I went out and got drunk and missed my plane and decided to stay drunk he said He returned voluntarily to the hospital Has Been Cleared Slick said he had been questioned by military intelligence officers after his release but indicated he had been cleared No charges have been placed against him A Hickam intelligence officer who broke up the conversation said Slick was not in any kind of cus tody and would go home just like other returning POWs Fellow repatriates aboard the plane show no indication they had heard public reports about Slick One of them said Slick was treat ed the same as everybody else The group will leave Hickam Saturday after an overnight rest at Tripler Army Hospital Their plane is scheduled to arrive at Travis Sunday morning HE WAS BUGGY HANAU Germany UP Paul Sonnenfeld a hotel owner has been sentenced to three months in jail for turning 30 bedbugs loose m the hotel of a competitor SEN JOSEPH MCCARTHY declared Gov James F Byrnes of South Carolina has read himself out of the party Wont Attend The national chairman spoke on a CBS radio program Friday night Byrnes who supported President Eisenhowers candidacy last year announced he would not attend the hicago meeting Douglas did not rule out the pos sibility that some Southerners who do attend may themselves bring up the future of the lojalty pledge If they do he said It is highly important that the people know what all the shouting is about Douglas flatly denied that North ern Democrats ever hnd asked delegates to national conventions ROBERT T STEVENS McCarthy to Seek Story of Stevens WASHINGTON UP Sen Jo seph R McCarthy said Saturday he plans to quiz Army Secretary Robert T Stevens on the Armys refusal to disclose names of offi cials who cleared employes sus pected of Communism The Wisconsin Republican said ic had asked not ordered 31 e v ens to appear at a closed hearing before his Senate Perma nent Investigating Subcommittee here Tuesday There was no im mediate comment from Stevens who is vacationing McCarthy is expected to ask Stevens to overrule the First Army which refused in New York this week to give names of individuals responsible for employe loyalty clearances The senator demanded the names in connection with a woman Army employe who he said refused to estify regarding alleged Commu nist ties onthe grounds of possible selfincrimination The matter came up during Mc arthys investigation of possible pm m unis t infiltration of the Army His oneman hearings in New York wound up Thursday Northern Demos Seek to Quiet Southern Rebellion WASHINGTON Douglas said Saturday Northern Democrats will not raise the loyalty pledge issue makessome Southerners party ses sions in Chicago Sept 14 and 15 Stephen A Mitchell chairman of the Democratic Na tional Committee also reported progress in healing the NorthSouth differences within the party and said the meet ingwould not act on pledge r c But Mitchell declared Gov I in GlobeGazette Big Demo Test NEW YORK York City is in the midst of a sizzling mayor campaign the outcome of which may be a factor in the next presidential election The Democratic city primary Sept IS will provide a test of strength between the New Deal wing of the party and its so called conservative branch for control of the party in New York state The New Dealers currently hold state party control In their ranks are prominentfigures such as Sen HerbertH Lehman Rep Franklin D Roosevelt Jr and Averell Harriman former for eign aid chiefThey are backing Man Kaftan Borough President Robert F Wagner for the Democratic nomination for may or to agree in advance to support candidates or platforms that had not been agreed upon The 1952 Democratic convention got into a roaring fight over pro xsed loyalty rules Sponsors said hey were designed merely to pre vent a repetition of the 1948 situa ion in which some Southern state Ballots listed states rights can didates rather than those chosen jy the national Democratic conven tion as the Democratic candidates Resist Effort Some Southerners h o w e v e r served notice they would resist any effort to bind them in advance to support candidates and platforms still to be selected The rue finally adoptedmerely required delegates to pledge their aid in getting the conventions nominees on their states ballots under the Democratic party Jabel And so far as the 1952 convention was concerned delegates were to be excused from the pledge if it ran counter to state laws or party rules FLAMES DESTROY GARAGEBlack smoke billows from a spectacular explosonunc tuated fire at a trucking company garage and warehouse Saturday in Manchester N H Two company employes and a fireman were injured fighting the blaze that started in the paint section NEW YORK W William N Oatis the AP correspondent who spent two years in a Czech pris has written his own story The Byline By William N Oatii will reappear In the GlobeGaxette Monday Sept T4 over the first of series of articles Oatis has written giving a vivid description of his ordeal Oatis a native of Indiana went to Prague in June 1950 to be come chief of the Associated Press Bureau reporting the news of Czechoslovakia His efforts to get the news would be considered normal In any country with a free press but they were not to the liking of Communist officials in Prague The secret police ar rested Oatis in April IVSI WELCOME BACKGen William F Dean Berkeley Calif is greeted at Freedom Village in Korea by Gen Maxwell D Taylor 8th Army commander after Gen Dean was liberated He spent 37 months in Commu nist prisons White House Denies Dulles on Hot Seat Over Policies Demonstration Backfires MINNEAPOLIS Minn JayCees thought they wouldpoint out Labor Day traffic hazards Friday They towed two wrecked cars to busy Highway 12 at Minneapolis outskirts They parked an ambulance nearby andscattered dummies around torepresent victims were putting up a sign whichsaid Dont Let This Happen to You a passingmotorist noticed the wrecked cars and jammedon his brakes for aquick look v Four cars following him crashed into his car and each other Ike Advances Million in Response to Iran Request IP Eisenhower Saturday put up m American dollars for Iran in response to an urgent request for assistance A White House statement said the President made the money available on an emer jency basis to be used for he immediate assistance Mr Eisenhower acknowledged a great need of immediate as sistance to restore a measure of stability and establish a foundation of greater economic development Tor all the people of Iran The recently restored Shah of ran said he would accept aid from any friendly country Mr Eisenhower 10 clays ago sent a message to the Shah congralulat ng him on his return to power after a Royalist coup overthrew Premier Mossadegh The President assured him this country wanted o do everything posMble to sup port the new government Pleasant Weather for Weekend DBS MOINES mlowans can expect very pleasant weather for he long Labor Day weekend the Weather Bureau reported Satur day Fair mild weather should con Jnue over the state through Mon day with no precipitation of any consequence in sight Tempera ures are expected to bein the 70s Sunday and in the low 80s then move slightly above normal by the middle of the week Nighttime readings are expected to stay cool ranging Saturday night from 45 in the north to 55 in the south Friday night the low was 42 at Spencer Mother1 of Nine Beauty Contestant CLIFFSIDE PARK N J ffi A 29yearold mother of nine chil dren was among seven wedded lovelies chosen Friday night for the finals for the title of Mrs New Jersey of 1953 Mrs Anne Spada a 5 foot 3 browneyed blond from Whippany and the others compete for state honors Sept 10 The winner then will go on to the Mrs America contest in Asbury Park Sept 13 Bendix Air Victors Race 603 MPH DAYTON Ohio sleek F86F sabre jets zoomed 1900 miles across the continent in record smashing time Saturday with two pilots tied in the unofficial results for the Bendix Trophy with speeds of 603 miles an hour A crowd of some 50000 on hand for the national air races let out a colletciyc oh when Maj William T Jr Shrcveport La brought his jet roaring past the finish pylon in the unofficial time of 603547 mph Minutes later Maj Edward Johnston Reynolds Jl the last of the 10 pilots in the race zoomed across the finish line with a 603287 mph finish The 10 pilots who left Edwards Air Force Base Calif Saturday morning all finished with speeds faster than he Bendix record of 551761 set by Col Keith Complon in winning the race two years ago Capt James F Carson El Cen tro Calif flew the last100 miles without fuel He was able to coast on to make asuccessful dead stick landing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base with a 57732 mile an hour average slowest of all but still 21 miles faster than the Bendix record Campaigning in Germany Finished DENVER summer Whit House Saturday labelled as com ptetely untrue a published repor hat President Eisenhower sum moned Secretary of Stale Dulles 0 a conference here because o presidential displeasure ovjcr the cabinet officers statementson for ign issues Completely Untrue Assistant Press Secretary Mur Snyder was asked about the at a news conference He aid he did not know the Presi dents reactions to the report but vent on to say the story in the norning paper is completely un rue He was referring to a story in he Denver Rocky Mountain News y Andrew Tully ScrippsHoward eportcr saying it had been earned from an authoritative ource that Eisenhower called Dulles to Denver because the Pros dent was gravely concerned1 ibout the secretarys statements in i St Louis speech Wednesday and it a Washington news conference hursday Dulles will arrive in Denver Sun day evening and will confer with Eisenhower Monday Snyder said Requested by Dulles The fact is said Snyder that rAII About The Weather Mason Cify Fair nlcasant Sunday Iowa Fair and pleasant Sunday Minnesota Fair and pleasant Sun day GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 75 Minimum 44 At 8 a m ss Base Pact Near DENVER James C Dunn ambassador to Spain toldPresi dent Eisenhower Saturday he thought the air base agreement with that country would be con cluded soon In Dulles appointment was re luestcd by Mr made to his Thursday pres onference Dulles had been severely criti in diplomatic circles for hi trong endorsement Thursday of Konrad Adenauer in Sundays Gcr nan election Some observers fell hat German voters would resent he American interference and vould vote against the American ackcd chancellor Meantime in Germany the fate ul election campaign closed Sat urday night Confronted by issues that may affect theworld for centuries per haps 25 million of the Bonn Re publics 33 million registered vot TS will record their decision at the 0lls Sunday Last Swap May Return Swea Cityan Air Commander Makes Statement FROM THE WIRE SERVICES Gen O P Weyland commander f the Far East Air Forces said alurday in Inchon Korea he is1 xpecting Capt Harold Fischer Jr f Swca City la to be repatriated unday on the final day of the reat prisoner exchange Fischer s the Air Forces only double jet ce in captivity The North Iowa farm boy was hehottest pilot in Korean skies efore he was shot down last April y a Rusian MIG and subsequently aplured according to a Commu iist radio broadcast He had losvned 10 MIGSin previous or ties Student at ISC Fischer was a former student at pwa State College His parents ive on a farm near Swea City At the same time as his an ouncemcnt on Fischer Weyland aid he is disappointed because the lods have liberated sb few Air captives The UN command handed the lommunists a list of men known o have been captured by you and o have been in your custody but vho have not yet been liberated The Reds were told that if any of these men have not been re urned by the end of Operation Big Switch Sunday we shall ask for an explanation Meantime Saturday the Heds sent back 275 Americans to free dom and promised 110 Sunday In cluded in this group were two Air Force officers who said they made a pact to die rather than sign false confessionsthat1the United States waged germ warfare in Korea Tortured for Months The Communists tortured the two for months but neifherwould con fess The pair freed Saturday by the eds were Capt Byron A Dobbs 33 ClioMich and 1st Lt James Stanley 24 Decatur Ga Speaking of the death pact Dobbs said Once we were resigned to die t wasnt too bad We figured the UN would live or die in Korea and we couldnt confess and have ur country accused of this thing So we decided to let them go ar as they wanted to Dobbs was critical American airmen who signed statements arid nade broadcasts that they spread1 bacteria over North Korea a harge repeatedly denied by ihe JN command Once the Communists cracked hose men Dobbs said They nought the rest of us were made f the same stuff Shot Down Dobbs and Stanley were crew members of a B26 shot down over North Korea Feb 16 19521 Stanley said he was kicked and lapped over a period of months vas forced to stand at attention Ihilc stripped naked for 24hour teriods and then was sentenced to Icath by a Chinese known as Ding he Terrible Thing He was forced to stand all night under a rain spout in a driving downpour Then he was given 48 lours to confess At the end of that time Stanley aid he was led away from camp nd faced a firing squad He was asked the names of his immed ale family so they could be noti ied of his death They clicked a pistol and held t to my head he said I still idnt confess The Chinese then threw him in dark hole for three months They were thrown in holes dug n the ground and taken out nightly or questioning and beatings Sometimes the Reds took away ood and water j Dobbs said I sort of got down n my knees and prayed for trength AUTO VICTIM CHICAGO Uricc 63 ormer lowan now of Pleasantville Y was one of three top offi ials of the YMCA injured in an uto accident on Chicagos South ido Thursday SAME DATE1W23W BLACK FLAG MEANS TBAFflO JDKAtH IN PAST 24 HOOKS ;