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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Associated Press and United Ircss Full Lcass Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1953 TMs Paper Consists of Two One No 299 McManus Guilty of 1st Degree Murder Singing Communist Song Look Healthy 23 American PWs Are Given to Neutrals PANMUNJOM Commu nists Thursday surrendered to neu tral nations custody 359 war prison Americans 1 Briton and 335 South the Reds say asked toremain behind the Iron Curtain The Americans rode in open Rus sianbuilt trucks loudly singing the Communist Internationale Arise ye prisoners of starva tion arise yc starvelings of want chanted the tanned healthy look ing men The South Korean prisoners screamed American imperialists get out at U S newsmen who watched the transfer of prisoners to custody of Indian troops in the demilitarized zone near here Communist Correspondent Wil fred Burchett told Allied newsmen the names of the Americans and the Briton but U S Army censors would not pass the list Die censors said names would be cleared only if prisoners change their minds and decide to go home The Americans looked happy and contented The Communists quoted them as saying they love their country and some day will return the American people have achieved freedom We hope to play our part in achieving this and we know the American people will receive us back on that clay with open arms said a statement the Reds said was drafted and signed by the Americans while at nearby Kac song The Briton identified as a Ma rine who hac served 7 years of a 12 year enlistment was quoted I am determined to play my WJreplioto Barrows Dunham suspended head of temple Uni versitys philosophy department has been fired for his refusal to answer questions when he ap peared before a House investigat ing group Counciion Security Has Long Meeting WASHINGTON National Security Council held a threehour meeting Thursday to discuss the defense of the American continent in an age of hydrogen bombs The session of the council the nations top strategyplanning body was secret and there was no word as what decisions if any were reached The new Joint Chiefs of Staff who comprise Americas high mil itary command already are over due with recommendations on the size and shape of the armed forces for Ihcyear starting next July l This entirely new look it was learned Thursday was ordered by the While House and Defense De parlment primarily because nucle ar experts warned thai the Hbomb is well on its way to becoming frightfully real President Eisenhower summoned an unusually large number of his government aides and advisers to Thursdays meeting of the top level National Security Council Dulles Tells US Not to Let Fear Rule But Warns Reds Are Powerful ST LOUIS o State John Foster Dulles Thursday renewed a call for world disarma ment efforts and warned that the Communists may possess new weapons which threaten the sur vival of civilization as we know it In an address prepared for de livery before the 72nd annual con vention of the American Federa tion of Labor Dulles said the United Stales is gravely pre occupied with the problem of new weapons His remarks were along the theme he developed a week ago before the United Nations Genera Assembly The forces of destruction large ly interms of atom and hydrogen bombs are being developed on a scalewhich threatens the survival of civilization as we know it Dulles said gravely Furthermore the possibility of setting these destruction forces into motion may be possessed by Communist rulers who openly repudiate the restraints of moral law The AFL called a brief respite inits quarrelwith the Eisenhower administration over the TaftHart ley Act to hear Dulles on foreign policy Dulles said the free worldmust not cringe or become panicky in the face of the atomic peril He said the situation calls for a hardening of resolve to dispose of the present wars and present causes ofwar and to inaugurate an effective control arma ments Dulles pointed out that at the UN General Assembly he had ap pealed to the Soviet government to meet the United States in an effort to control arms and to reduceten sion Dulles recalled that four days later Soviet UN delegate Andrei Vishinsky gave a reply consisting merely of a repetition of their old refrains But Dulles said his government would not grow weary or discouraged in its quest for peace South Korean prisoners at Ihe a mile above Pannumjom Saturday telling them they have the right lo be repatriated if Ihey vish At the same time Communist representatives will visit 22600 North Korean and Chinese prison erswho refuse repatriation RITA AND DICK GET blue cotton dress Rita Hayworth appears with Dick Haymes at the county clerks office In Las Vegas Nev where they obtained a marriage license for their wedding Wednesday Haymes earlier received his divorce from Nora Eddington just down the hall in the same building In Las Vegas Rita Dick Gamble on Marriage Again LAS VEGAS Nev nearby crapshooters tried o make sevens and elevens Rita Hayworth and Dick Haymes Thursday gambled once more with matrimony The 34yearold actress and her crooner 35 will recite each has said three times before in a simple ceremony n the Gold Room of the Sands Hotel District Judge Frank MacNamee will officiate at the iveminute ceremony Jack Entratter general manager of he Sands willbe the only attendant Photographers and epprters will outnumber nvited guests three to one The unpretentious affair will be iiile a contrast to the Screen stars lavish French wedding to Prince Aly Khan in 1949 Only guests invited are business and legal associates of the couple The only relatives on hand will be the brides two daughters They are Rebecca 8 the offspring of Miss Hayworths marriage to Orson Welles and the Princess Yasminc like her moslem father a di rect descendant Mohammed Final barrier to the wedding was cleared Wednesday when Haymes copped a sevenminute divorce de cree from Nora Eddington Flynn COLD PACK TREATMENTStreet sylvama N E at 4th literally received a cold pack treat ment Thursday when hundreds of pounds of ice went fly ing in all directions A car driven by L L Minor 610 Gth S E collided withan ice truck operated by Burton Te Kippe 620 WashingtonS W The impact sheared off the box fromthe truck and sent blocks of ice scuttling down the street Terry Lane and John Dunn of the Bee Line Garage are shown tidyingup the thoroughfare of the prophet BULLETIN LAS VEGAS Nev Hayworth and Dick H y m were married Thursday after noon in a threeminute cere mony Haymes Less than an hour later he brought Rita back to the court house where both nervously filled out the marriage license forms Should the government win its deportation case against the Argen tineborn crooner what country will heand Rita then live in Im not going to be deported he answered We both intend to live in the U S A The crooner said he will move into Miss Hayworths suite at the Sands right after the wedding A reporter asked him if he had ever tasted any of Ritas cooking Who marries Rita Hayworth for cooking the singer asked Iowa Convict Leaps to Death FORT MADISON if A Daven port man serving a 20 to 25year sentence in the fatal shooting of his wife jumped down a stair well at the State Penitentiary here and made good his threal to commit suicide Warden Percy Lainson said Charles Scward 55 made the fatal leap Wednesday Lainson said Seward was under care in the prison hospital and was dressed in night clothes All of a sudden he walked over to the banister of the stairway and jumped over the warden said Scward earlier had made two al tempts on his life Soys Sales Tax Idea Is Poison WASHINGTON UP Senalc Republican leaders said Thursday a national sales lax is polilical poi son and urged the administralion to wash its hands of the idea at once Mounting GOP concern was voiced publicly by Sen Alexander Wiley RWis and privately by other lawmakers who feel their party is being damaged by the mere fact a sales levy is under consideration in the Treasury small part in fighting for the bet ter sort of world 1 believe in Allied explainers arc to begin talking to American British and Bulletin TOKYO Gen Mark Clark told the Communists Thursday he considers wholly unaccept able Red answers to UN de mands for an accounting of mist ing Allied soldiers believed to have been prisoners of war In a letter delivered at Pan munjom Thursday night the U N commander demanded the immediate return of those Unit ed Nations Command personnel remaining in your hands and an honest accounting for all others who have been so clearly identi fied as having been in your cus tody ROBESON WITH STALIN RobesouTS plays a bound citation and wears the gold medal that com prise the International Stalin Peace Prize he was awarded in New York Robeson said I have been am and always will be a firm friend of the Soviet nations Britain Asks Red Agreement Negotiation of Problems Is Requested UNITED NATIONS NY W Britain Thursday welcomed ap parent moderation of Russian poli cy since Stalins death and callcc on the Soviet Union to agree to stepbystep negotiation of East West quarrels Agreement on individual issues such as Germany and Korea min ister of State Selwyn Lloyd told the UN General Assembly would maintain some momentum be hind the improvement Lauds Dulles Negotiations with the Soviet Union on one issue at a time has been the policy favored by the United States Lloyd Thursday paid tribute to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for his tem perate and statesmanlike exposi tion of those views in a speech here last week Prime Minister Churchill called ast May for a lop level confer ence of leading world powers pre sumably including Soviet Premier Georgi Malcnkov to ease world cnsion The United States opposed this and Thursdays British state ment appeared to put the two Western allies side by side in the policy to be followed in dealing with Moscow Negotiate Directly Netherlands Foreign Minister J M A H Luns also called on Rus sia to negotiate directly on Korea Germany and Austria and said such parleys could achive more mportant results than the current debates in the Assembly Lloyd said We believe H to be a mistake to assume that nothing can be settled with Soviet Russia mless and until everything is set tled A settlement of two or three of our difficulties would be anjm Kirtant gain to every peace loving country he added One matter on which we are very ready to try to make prog ress Js Germany Acceptance To this end he urged the Krem in to accept the invitation extend ed by the United Stales Britain and France for a foreign mfnis ers conference on Germany at Lugano Switzerland Oct 15 Ho nsisted however that the confer ence deal primarily with setting up roe elections throughout East and West view which the Soviet Union has previously rc ecled Lloyd then turned to Asiar and denounced the Communist fi nanced and supported war against Drench Union forces in Indochina There can be no lasting peace n Asia so long as the war con inues he warned The end of the war in the Associated States of Indochina is an essential step along the path of pacification and conciliation in Asia which began with the armistice in Korea After Vinson Leaves Estate Worth Only WASHINGTON more than 30 years the late Chief Justice Fred M Vinson served his state and country vith distinctionBut he left an estate of only when ie died Although no one considered Vinson rich the size of his state shocked the capital An old friend Sen Walter F Jeorge DGa was moved to reflect The man who gives his whole life to public service gives ittle to his family That is true of all men in America who are dedicated to public than service to them elves List Law Books The jurists estate filed in Pro jalc Court here Wednesday listed his assets at including his car personal jewelry some cash Whatll He Do Now WASHINGTON civilian employe in the Armys Office of Public Information Availed for the chain ol command to become unsnarled Thursday Two weeks ago his superior recommended him torpromotion on the basis of ins outstanding work Last week a management survey team came through his office and recommended hebe demoted Wednesdayhe receivednotice from he Civil Service Commission that hewas beingfired to for a civil servant of perma nent status r The worker said he would bide his time to see which recommenda tion prevails a few governmenl bonds and even his law books Against this were lebts totalling leaving net worth of However Ihc cslale also includes mall property holdings in Kcn ucky and West Virginia a bank account and insurance policies Although Vinson was head of the upreme Court highest tribunal in he land the two wills helefl be hind were ruled invalid One he wrote in long hand in 928 when he was a congressman vas not witnessed The second dated in 1930 might have been bul Ihc signatures of Ihe wit nesses had been torn off Dies of Heart Attack Vinson died Sept 8 of a heart atlack after a lifetime of govern ment service in city and state ositions 3n Kentucky high posts n the federal government Con gress and finally the Supreme lourl As chiet justice he received a alary of a year But James Earnest the attorney who andled the probate pointed out hat with this he had to meet the icavy expenses of a chief justice SAME BLACK FIAO MEANS TRAFFIC DEATH IN PAST 31 Threat of Meat Strike Is Revealed ST LOUIS WVThe AFL Butch ers Union Thursday threatened an imminent nationwide strike against the Swift Packing Co and said it might quickly spread to the other major meat producing firms of Ihe walkoul in a speech lo the AFL convenlion here He said that the CIO Packing house Workers Union is cooperat ing closely with his union in a cam paign to obtain wage increases and olher bencfils for the industrys 200000 workers Gorman said Swift with 45000 workers in 2G plants was the ini tial target of the AFL and CIO unions in their joint drive When the strike is called Gorman told the convention the CIO and AFL workers wiH be light ing side by side Gorman said a walkout against Swift might be followed quickly by strikes against Armour Cudahy and Wilson packing companies Jury Asks Life Term for Youth Sentencing to Be Saturday CANANDAIGUA NY UP jury Thursday convicted 19year old Fred Eugene McManus of first degree mvirder for the slaying of a college student last spring and rec ommended that he be imprisoned for life Supreme Court Justice II Doug lass Van Duscr set 8 am GST Saturday for sentencing If he re jects the jurys recommendation for life imprisonment McManus faces death in the electric chair After 14 hours and 17 minutes of deliberation the jury of 10 men and 2 women announced at pmthat it had reached The handsome darkhaired de endant watched without emotion s the panel filed1 into the small Ontario County courtroom and was till stonyfaced as he was led from ovirt Father Weeps His father Mose McManus Vew York City brewery executive vcpt The defendants mother who ad attendedsome previous ses ions of the trial was not present McManus a Marine from Valley Itream N Y was convicted spe iifically slaying William A Jraverman 19 of Rochester NY McManus shot B r a y e r m a n to death aridtook his automobile last r Within the next five days Mc Manus killed I our other persons two in Illinoislandtwb in Minne rampage with a teenaged sweetheart He was captured near Dufouque Iowa ah lovsaHighfrny patrolman The jury was ttieVcase at a m Wednesday after listen ng to testimony for seven days The prosecution cailed 14 witnesses vhilc defense Counsel M Maurice summoned six including he defendants mother and father McManus was not called to estify Agree The jury was unable to agree Vednesday and was locked up for he night at a hotel It resumed liberations at a m Thurs ay hailing once to ask for more xplanation on several key points After they had been in session 0 minutes the jurors sent a note o Presiding Supreme Court Justice L Douglass Van Duser asking the ifference between reflex and con litional reflex where McManus md the gun he said he used to kill Villiam A Braverman when he ook the wheel of the victims car what is the exact meaning of the nature and quality of the act and what is meant by premeditation Gives Explanation Justice Van Duser gave the nee sssary explanation The jury deliberated 11 hours Wednesday Mithout reaching a ver dict Justice 11 Douglass Van Duser irdcred the jury locked up for the night at pm The case went o the jury at am The judge told the jurors they could return a verdict of guilty of irst degree murder second de ree murder first degree man slaughter second degree man laughter or acquittal McManus pleaded innocent by reason of in sanity About The Weather Ciry Partly cloudy little change in temperature Iowa Partly cloudy with scattered showers Minnesota Friday partly cloudy and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 75 Minimum 45 At 8 a m 55 Escaped Diplomat Says Reds Could Down Any Revolt WASHINGTON W The Polish Jnited Nations delegate who fled o the free world said Thursday his country is so enslaved by Rus sian masters that any revolt would be immediately drowned in blood although only six or seven per cent of the people are Com nunists Dr Marek Stanislaw Korowicz University profes or said Russian troops are sta ioned throughout Poland and all fficers above lieutenant colonel n the Polish army are actually lussians He testified before the House American Activities Committee The Voice of America and Radio ree Europe picked up the ax earold law professors voice roadcast behind the Iron Curtain is story of why he bolted from olands UN delegation ;