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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper for DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Frew and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12 1953 Paper Two One NO Fischers Ask Ike to Help Rescue Son former Communist Leaders Report on Infiltration of Churches in America WOITV Will Continue Its Advertising DES MOINES Authority to contract for television network and spot advertising in accordance with its previously established pol icies has been granted to Station WOITV of Iowa State by the State Board of Education A board statement outlining its position drew from Ed Breen Fort Dodge radio and TV station offi cial an immediate criticism and assertion he may carry the mat ter into the courts Breen said Saturday the board had chosen to completely ignore two requests he presented Thurs day night These requests were 1 That WOITV be required to advise television networks that it does not oppose new stations be ing served with network pro grams 2 That WOITV be directed to discontinue film playbacks of programs it cannot use as spot telecasts Breen Vnd others also have been critical of WOITV activities in the commercial field Friday night the board issued a statement after approving it 51 with Mrs Willard Archie of She nandoah dissenting and Chairman Dwight Rider not participating Rider left the roomwhen ter came up because he also is from Fort where Breens new station scheduled to o on the air OctTl The boards statement jsaid that if educational1 television is be provided a sourceof income must be available from other than state funds since no appropriations for the current bienium were made and future support by the state cannot be predicted Appointment to Complete Stale Instruction Board DES MOINES appoint ment by Gov William S Beards ley was awaited Saturday to com plete the new StateBoard of Pub lic Instruction Eight of the nine members were elected in congressional district conventions Friday The ninth is to be named by the governor The board was created by the last session ofthe Iowa Legisla ture It will name a state super intendent of public instruction and office which has been elective in the past The present superinten dent Miss Jessie Parker can con tinue in office until Dec 31 1954 The board also will make policy decisions Board members elected Friday who will take office next Jan 2 are District Robert D Wells 49 Davenport attorney 2nd District G W Hunt 62Guttenberg attor ney 3rd District Harry Reed Waterloo attorney 4th District Sterling Martin 63 Melrose 5th District Roy A Sweet 52 Story City bank president 6th District John Hanna 48 Hamilton County farmer 7th District Mrs Pau Scott 45 Farragut farm wife and As is evident in the picture rivers coming from both direc ions can now see each other and void accidents Oswald topped o ornstalks about100 feet from theroad It onlytook him he aid 15 minutes to do it and he Jidht of Each talk is cutoff above the Mr and Mrs Oswald along with wo other Cerro Gbrdo farm Couples are adviserstothe Cerro ordo Rural YoungPeoples safety ommittee Several years ago two cars were nvolved iii a fatal accident near he Oswald farm because the driv es could not see each other ap iroaching a corner the corn was oo highThats one reason Oswald ot out his corn knife this fall An Dther reason is that a school bus carrying students to Mason City High School runs by the corner 8th District Lester Cherokee attorney C Ary 59 Pasadena Doesnt Warm to Kinsey PASADENA Calif Dr Al fred Kinsey evidently leaves thii city cold The Celebrity Guild of Lo Artgeles hired a hall here for a panel discussion Saturday night on Kinseys recent book on female sexual behavior But the event ha been canceled Nobody bought any tickets SAM DATfm23tl FLAG XXANS TBAFttO DEATB IN PAST M BOCKS GlobeGazette photo by Hofilad ELIMINATES BLIND CORNER Leo Oswald who arms three miles southeast of Mason City believes in prac icing what he is safety adviser to a farm fouth group He has cut clown the corn in one corner of a ield to waist height KNOWLAND ARRIVES HANOI Indochina UPI Sen Knowland RCalif arrived Sat irday in this war capital of French union forces to get a fast 24hour ook at operations Protest China Ship Incident LONDON Bitain pro to tKe Communist Chinese govefnment in Peiping against the at HongvKong launchon thehigh seas three ing It officially announced that a had been handed Saturday morning to the Red Chinese gov ernmcht Britain holds the Chinese gov ernment responsible for the tragic loss oflife and injuries sustained and reserves the right to claim appropriate compensation the notesaid The Foreign Office said the at tack on the motor launchwas made without provocation an armed Chinese vessel The note said the British govern ment protests most st r o n g 1 y against this wantonattack on one of Her Majestys vessels Say 600 in Clergy Are Reds WASHINGTON MOncc secret charges that Communists success ully infiltrated American churches Saturday were spread in open files of a congressional investigation One witness said 600 US clergy men arc secret members of the Communist party and three to four housarid others are in the fellow traveling category The House UnAmerican Activi ies which resumesits sessions late this year or early in 1954 made public the detailed tes imony Friday It came from former active Com munist leaders and told of how the ileds unable to destroy religion by rontal bored from within to seek their goal with the aid of unwitting dupes and pawns One witness Manning Johnson of New York said not even the il e d s themselves expected to achieve thesuccess he said they realised Another Benjamin Gitlow oi New York testified In the infil Iration of the Methodist Church the Communists were highly suc cessful A third Joseph Zack Kornfeder of New York called the fifth col umn plan rather effective Johnson was described as a Com munist from 1930to 1940 and a ihembet of ortl Git low as a top U S cWmtuiixtluui to as a Communist from 1919 to 1934 They testified last July at com mittee meetings in New York The meetings not open to the public were called ostensibly to investi gate Communism in York area However the hearing trans cript disclosed the subject of Com munism in religion was considered exclusively Kornfeder there arc 600 clergymen in the United States who are secret members of the Communist party He said between three and four thousand others are among the fellowtraveling cate gory Many more he said were duped into aiding Communis fronts but the temporary sympa thizers will fade out GEN JOHN E HULL Hull Has Job to Negotiate Korean Peace WASHINGTON John Edwin Hull one of the Armys top strategic planners and atomic war fare experts has been given the most difficult job of military ca to negotiate a Korean peace with Communists President Eisenhower bypassed big namegenerals Friday topick the virtually unknown Hull to suc ceed Gen Mark W Clark as1 su Swea City Couple to Send Letter Please Give Us Help It Says SWEA CITY The parents of Capt Harold Fischer Jr double jet ace shot down in the Korean fighting appealed directly to Prcs dent Eisenhower Saturday for help in obtaining his release from the Communists The Reds identified Fischer as prisoner and then did notre patriate him Bed news corres pondent Wilfred Burchett told newsmen Friday that Fischer and other airmen the Communists claim were shot down over Man churia were not classed as pris oners of war He said their free dom may have to be negotiated through diplomatic channels Included oh Lift In Washington meantime the Pentagon included Fischer as among 944 American military per sonnel believed to have been cap tured but still unaccounted for Also on Saturdays list of miss ing Americans was Capt James A Van Fleet of the re ircd 8th Army commander miss ing since April 5 1952 when he failed to return from his third mis sion as B26 bomber pilot There was no previous indica lion that military authorities had evidence that young Van Fleet was preme Allied commander in the Far East Hull now Army vice in Tokyo aljout Oct ar brief ing1 jjn hisjriewVjobwbefore Clark retires Oct 31 As supreme commander also of United Nations forcesin Korea it will be the 58yearold generals tnsk to mastermind the negotia tions with the Communists at the forthcoming Korean political con ference The softspoken general told a reporter he appreciates the re sponsibilities and difficult prob lems ahead But he added with a typical gesture of firmness I will give it all Ive got to give Hull who was nearing the end of his military career after years of behindthescenes jobs said he was highly be des ignated Far Eastern commander and to follow in the footsteps of such great leaders as Generals MacArthur Clarkand Ridgway Ball Registered as Communist Did It for Grandfather HOLLYWOOD fwi Lucille Ball elevisions top comedienne never was a Communistsays theHouse UnAmerican Activities ee even thqugli she registeredas one 17 years ago1 The wideeyed slar of the pop ular 1 Love Lucy show freely admittedto committee investiga or William Wheelerthat she reg istered March 19 1936 to vote for he Communist ticket because Grandpa wanted all of us to But she emphatically denied ever being a party member or voting for party candidates There is no evidence that Miss Ball is or ever was a party mem Donald J Jackson R committee member told a news conference Friday night Jackson explained he called the conference at the behest of a ma jority of committee members so that rumors implicating Miss Ball 42 with Communism could be scotched If the rumors hadnt become widespread he added it is un likely the committee would have made the disclosures since it had known for several years of Miss Balls registration Jackson said that there is some question as to whether Miss Ball ever voted the Communist ticket but added that this point will be cleared up Saturday with the re lease of the transcript of her testi mony before Wheeler i Thesarne time she registered Jackson said she signed a nom inating pclilibn for Emil Freed Communist partycandidate for the 57th California Assembly District EARLY DAYS how Lucille Ball the isttrtd Communist in the 1930s Now is hightst paid personality in country Munger to Quit Education Board SIOUX CITY UP Robert P Munger Sioux City has announced he is resigning from the State Board of Education to take a year longholiday for his health Munger notifiedGov William S Beardsley Friday he and his wife and two children will leave in two weeks for St Petersburg Fla and until next June Munger 43 has been a board member since July 11951 Another Bad Day on Iowa Highways as Five Killed By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five more persons died in traffic accidents in Iowa Fri day boosting the toll for the week to eight and the states otal for the year to 412 v The deaths includedRoger E Setchell 21 of Missouri Valley and Gail D Hoyt 19 a farm youth from near the same town killed in a lefidon colhgion on Highway 75 just south of Missouri Valley Others killed included Jimmy Rechkemmer 14months old son Mr and Mrs George Rechkemmer of Oelwcin killed when a car driven by his mother went out of control near Edgcwood and overturned Stephen Griffen 5 son of Mr and Mrs Eldon Griffen of Daven port killed when he ran intothe ath of an automobile in an alley near his home Sam Pascuzzi 33 DCS Moines tilled in a treecar collision just outside the Des Moines city limits on Highway 163 State highway patrolmen said the accident near Missouri Valley oc curred when Hoyt alone in his car attempted to pass another fcutomo bile and crashed headon into one driven by Jerry Barth 30 a farmer near Missouri Valley Barth1 was hospitalized at Council Bluffs with serious injuries NIXON WILL HELP WASHINGTON ft Vice Presi dent Nixon is willing and ready to do anything he can to encourage young people in politics Alec Mackenzie Iowa chairman of the Young Republican League says Rescue Grew From Vessel MARQUETTE The stormlashed ore carrier Maryland ran aground near here Saturday and the Coast Guardbegan rescu ng her crewmen High winds and waves on Lake Superior drove the 10200ton ship aground After several unsuccessful tries line finally was shot aboard the stricken vessel beached on sand 300 yards off shore and a breeches 5uoy established Crew members were being pulled ashore one at a time in a buoy a sort of sling from the ship to the wavewashed beach Huge waves broke over the ore carrier but the ship remained up right The rescue point was about three miles here Several cars of Michigan state police aided in the rescue near Shot Point The Maryland carries a crew of approximately 33 officers and men She was upbourid on the lakes for load of ore when hit by 50 mile an hour winds a captive Reds Fischer 27hadlO MIGs to hi creditjwhen hewas reported sho farrtifcariSwearCity si day they arejsendfnii 4 tetter dl Held as Pawn PANMUNJOM Korea Communists Saturday held Capt Harold Fischer es pawn for e possible diplomatic deal with the United States A Communist correspondent said the peds downed the Swea City Iowa flier in the forbidden Manchuriart sanctuary and he was not to be considered a pris oner of war Fischer was shot down over the mainland of Manchuria and thsrefore is not a prisoner of warj Burchett said Fischer is not prisoner of war under the armistice agreement In order to get him the United States will have to negotiate through diplomatic The correspondent did not say whether the would at tempt to use Fischer to bargain for admission of Red China to the United Nations Meantime the Polish member of fournation commission po licing the Korean truce charged Saturday that e Polish inter preter who fled to freedom was kidnaped by American Army of ficers and demanded his imme diate return rectly to President Eisenhowe that the US government inter vene Help Us We are confused about this dont know what to thfnk thei letter said Will you please hcl us out and intercede with the Chi nese to return him We wouldnt want Harold t be in the same fix as Mr Oati before the Communists release him He was held in jail for sue a long time before he was re leased Please help us They referred to the case of Wi liam Oatis Associated Press for eign correspondent who was ar rested by authorities of Commu nist Czechoslovakia as a result o his news gathering duties i Prague Oatis finally was free several months ago after mor than two years imprisonment Fischers parents have receive no direct word from their son sine the Chinese Reds first reported hi capture Recording After he was shot down they re ceived a tape recording dlslrib uted through the Red Cross in Tok yo in which he was quoted as say ing that he knew his father ncede help on the farm and that he hope to come back soon and give him hand Harold always said he wante to a farmer Mrs Fische commented GlobeGazette pholoby Schmidt FISCHERS AT and Mrs Harold Fischer are shown in their farm home near Swea CitySaturday the Fischers sent a direct appeal to President Eisenhower ask ing help in obtaining the release of their jet ace son from a Communist prison in Korea Following Resignation Demos May Now Seek Repeal of Ldbdr Law v of the Act fe to Eiatnhower discordWer v Murray vtop pemocrat on the Seriate Labor Committee said inan interview he intends to sponsor a repealer in the next session of Congress and to make the matter an issue n next years congressional ampaigii Wont Favor Labor Secretary of Labor Durkins indicates very clearly hat any TaftHartlcy amendments he Republicans offer are not going o bethe kind promised by Presi dent Eisenhower in last years ampaign which would be sympa hetic with the workers program Murray said The entire act ought lo be re ealed and I intend to move in hat direction Chairman H Alexander Smith RNJ of the Senate Labor com mittee expressed regret and sur rise over Durkins resignation Thursday Smith said in a tele phoned statement he had under stood that conversations would continue to the end that a labor program might be developed and egislation prepared for introduc tion in Congress early inJanuary Regrets Resignation Sen Hill another Labor ommUcc member said he re gards Durkins resignation as i dicating that the Eisenhower ad ministration is not goingto come up modification of the raftHartley Act that will satisfy labor Durkin a Democrat quit the cab inet to return to his post as presi dent of the AFL Plumbers and Steamfitters Union saying White House aideshad broken an agree mcnt with him to put the adminis ralibns support behind 1 pro posed TaftHartley law changes AWARD CONTRACT OMAHA Wi Army Engineers Saturday announced the award oi a contract for repairs to the con crete channel which carries the Floyd River through the stock yards area at SiouxClty la About The Weather Meson City Mostly cloudy and cooler with strong northerly winds lowe Clearing and jquite coo Saturday night1 Sunday fair cool Minnesota Clearing and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 82 Minimum 5L At 8 am 55 YEAR AGO Maximum 86 Jlinimum 59 Threat Is Answer to Army Blast WASHINGTON UP Sen Jo seph R McCarthy Saturday answered the Armys blast at hint over a restricted Army document on Soviet Siberia with a threat to expose other material be said was put out under Communist discipline McCarthy said his Senate inves tigating subcommittee has a siz able number of documents simi ar to the controversial one he showed reporters in photostat form Wednesday Espionage Laws The Army said Friday the Wis consin Republican exhibited the pamphlet on the cultureand psy chology of Russians in Siberia while it was still classified re stricted and thus subject to es pionage laws McCarthy announced Thursday that the document had been de classified after he hadasked the Army for it The Army replied Lhat it was declassified at 10 am Thursday because McCarthy had made most of it public BULLETIN BERLIN E a t German Communist police opened with machine on num ber of persons trying to into West Berlin Saturday morn ing reported to West Berlin police Bankers Threat to Oust Czechs WASHINGTON UF The gov ernors of the World Bank voted Saturday to suspend Red Czecho slovakia from membership at the end of this year unless she pays the she still owes in cap ital subscription funds The governors representing 55 member nations accepted in closed session the recommendation oE the banks committee on fi nance and organization that the suspension take effect Dec 31 Expulsion would follow suspen sion in years time if Czecho slovakia still fails to meet banks requirements ;