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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME IDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOW A N S NEIGHBORS VOL LtX Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wkcs Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30 1953 ljapcr Consists of Two One No 304 Names Warren as Chief Justice Unions Armour Agree Strike Threat Now Dim New Diving Record ISLE OF PONZA Italy August Piccard conqueror of the stratosphere dived deeper into the sea Wednesday than man has ever gone before Piccard and his son Jacques descended 10334 feet in the Mediter ranean Sea off this penitentiary island in their strange banana shaped craft The fatherson team tried to reach the twomile depth but fell a little short of the goal Piccard who first gained fame as a balloonist selected for Wed nesdays dive Tyrrhenian ditch 18 miles southwest of here The Piccards were submerged for morethan two hours in the diving device named the Their mark beat the 6800foot descent set by two French naval officers off Toulon last Aug 14 in one of Piccards old bathyspheres June Leaves Convent Official Doubts Return HOLLYWOOD Calif film star June Haver began an indefinite leave of absence from her convent Wed nesday but said she hoped to resume her life as a novice nun as soon as my health permits Miss Haver her blonde curls now a natural brown arrived Tuesday night by plane and announced she had quit the Sisters of Charity Convent at Xavier Kan after six months More Aid to France for Red Fighting WASHINGTON UP The TJnited States and France an Weaftesday the adminis tration has agreed to give France another 385 million dollars to help break nd destroy Communist forces in Indochina The joint announcement said the money would be provided some time before Ihe end of 1954 The communique said the French government is determined to make every effort to break and destroy the regular enemy forces in Indochina and intends to do everything possible to increase military forces of the three asso ciated Laos and Viet Nam Jean VanHeel 7 Hospitalized After Being Hit by Auto Jean VanHeel 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs Jim VanHeel 111 7th N W Wednesday was described as somewhat improved at Mercy Hospital after being treated for a hip injury cuts and bruises and in ternal injuries received when she was struck by an auto Tuesday afternoon According to Mason City police the girl was crossing the street at Adams and 9th NW about pm when she wasstruck by a car reportedly driven by Daniel Dougherty 321 Georgia NE Dougherty said he was going north on Adams NW and was making a left turn on to 9lh NW when the mishap occurred The attending physician said the girt was unconscious when she was brought to the hospital The physician said an operation was performed Tuesday night He said the vehicle apparently had passed over the girls hip and abdomen Dougherty 15 was fined and cosls in police court Wednesday for driving without a license His father John L Dougherty 54 re ceived a similar fine for allowing an unauthorized person to drive a car VanHeel is GlobeGazelle sports editor because of illhealth I lack the physical strength to go on I am tired she ex plained as she unpacked her bags at the home of her mother Mrs Marie Ill rest at home and then see low I feel Wilh Gods will I hope 0 go back to the convent and ful illmy wish to become a nun The onetime dancing star en ered the school last February in oisting that an unhappy marriage and the death of her fiance Dr John Duzikj had nothing to dowith her decision One Catholic Church official said I doubt if she will return to the school But Miss Haver repealed I love he school and it was everything I hoped it would be One Catholic source said I am not surprised she returned Shes a convert and its difficult lo ad just in any way to the Catholic life especially if the person is not accustomed to it in early life I dont think she should feel embarrassed if she does not rc urn the church official said When she left she wisely said she was going to the school to try to find happiness and if she did not have the aptitude for a nuns work she would find out about it It looks as if she discovered she hasnt The former actress revealed she had been confined lo a hospital in Kansas City two weeks ago but the papers didnt find out about it Impellitteri to Run for Mayor NEW YORK MVMayor Vincent R Impellilteri has entered the mayoral race again as an inde pendent candidate He now is running for reelection Nov 3 as the candidate of the ex perience Party the same designa tion he used when he won as an independent in a special election three years ago In the Sept 15 primary he was beaten for the Democratic nomi nation almost 2lol by Manhallan borough president Robert F Wag ncf Jr Hospital Wage Plan in Pact CHICAGO of AFL and CIO unions reached an under standing Wednesday withArmour Co on a wage increase and hospitalization plan that virtually eliminated the threat of a nation wide tieup of meat production Details of the understanding were not announced immediately but a spokesman for the AFL Amalga mated Meat Cutters Union said This is the industry pallern for 200000 packinghouse workers The spokesman said a meeling was set with Swift Co for later Wednesday and that the other rea jor andjndependent packers would go along on the same basis Joint Negotiations The AFL union and the CIO United Packinghouse Workers have been negotiating jointly with large meat packing firms under a reopening clause in contracts that do not expire until mid1954 The CIO has staged a series of on agairioff again work stoppages in plants in various parts of the country protesting slow prog the The Armour agreement affects 5000 AFL employes in 12 plants and 30000 CIO employes in 21 plants Union sources estimated the averagehourly wage in the pack ingindustry at In general negoiiadons with the industry the two unions have been asking pay increases of 8 cents an hour and companypayments of 4V4 cents an hour to cover the full cost of a familytype hospilaliza lion plan Original Offer Armour originally offered wage increases of 5 cents an hour and cents for hospitalization Later it was revised to 3 cents an hour and payment of the 4Vb cents an hour for hospitalization Jacob E Decker and Sons plant in Mason City adivision of Ar mour staged a one day protest walkout Monday over the then stalled negoliations in Chicago The workers returned to their jobs Tuesday In Chicago Tuesday 17000 work ers left their jobs at noon in a half day strike The walkout hit 20 packing plants in the nations meat processing capital MADGE MEREDITH Madge Mere dith formerly of Iowa Falls who spent two years in prison after being convicted of participating in the kidnapassault of her former manager is pictured with Dr Charles L Corley after their marriage Tuesday The actress was or dered released by Gov Earl Warren after an investigation of her case PRESIDENT EISENHOWER Background of Naming WASHINGTON Earl Warren began his sure progress to ward the Supreme Court in the sweaty sessions of the 1952 Repub lican national convenlion It is one of the belter stories of inside polilics The chance dcalh of Fred M Vinson opened the chief justiceship Lo Warren and that could not have been foreseen The mighty deeds which made Warren eligible for the greatest office aPresident can bestow were done in the angry dispute over seating contested convention dele gates from southern states The crucial vole was on con gested delegates from Georgia Taftcontrolicd majorities of the Republican Nalional Committee and of the convenlion Credentials Committee had found in favor of Georgia delegates pledged to the nomination of the late senator All but eight of Californias 70 delegates joined the rebellion oh the convention floor which rejected he committee report and seated delegates of the Eisenhower clan Food Chief Denies Kickback Ring N U E RNBERG Germany wi The suspended chief fo o d buyer or the Armys post exchanges in Germany pleaded innocent Wed nesday to charges of running an allegedmultimillion dollar kick back ring in the Armys PX serv ice The pica was entered by Charles E Wilson 31 of Harrisville W Va U S District Judge Carl A Turmo did not immediately set a date for Wilsons trial and re leased him on his own recogni zance after he surrendered his passport Wilson suspended chief of the food purchasing division of the Armys European Exchange Serv ice is charged on one count of conspiracy three of breach of trust and 23 of bribery rAII About The Weather Iowa Thursday mostly fair and warmer Mason City Fair through Thurs day Minnesota Thursday increasing cloudiness and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 87 Minimum 35 At 8 am 51 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 81 54 No Sales Tax Is Planned Angry About Durkin Blast WASHINGTON UV President Eisenhower Wednesday named Gov Earl Warren o California to be justice of the United Stales The President told his news con ference the G2yearokl Warren a Republican will make a great chief justice and that he will be on the bench of the high court when it opens its fall session Mon day Recess Appointment The recess appointment of War ren as successor to the Jale Chief Justice Fred M Vinson is subject to Senate confirmation when Coit gress reconvenes in January Vin son died a heart attack Sept 8 The President described Warren as a man with a reputation for in tegrity honesty and middle of the road politics He went on to say the new chief justice is experienced in govern ment and in the he is icalthy and strong Eisenhower added with a laugh that Warren at G2 is relatively said you can call a man about Eisenhowers own age relatively young The selfmade lawyer son of Scandinavian immigrants Warren has combined programs of social gains and a jovial personality to win three terms as governor He rales himself a progressive Repub lican Never Been Judge The governor has never been a judge But he made a reputation as a vigorous crime prosecutor during 14 years as district attorney of Alameda County and 4 years as state attorney general In other news conference results President Eisenhower said his ad ministration has no intention of proposing a retail sales tax He did not rule out however the possibil ty of a manufacturers excise tax In a brief news conference dis cussion Eisenhower declined to predict whether it might be neces sary for the administration to ask or new taxes of some kind to off set reduction of income taxes and elimination of the excess evy scheduled for Jan 1 Under present law individual ncome taxes are due to come down 10 per cent with the new year Theadministration has said his will go through asscheduled As for a retail sales tax Eisen hower said that for many years he personally has been against one Now the Treasury has made a detailed study he said and has concluded his field of taxation bc ongs to slate ami local govcrn nents Eisenhower covered a variety of subjectsin the news conference his first in 10 weeks On these subjects the President 1 Said that barring unforeseen developments the administration docs not expect a special session of Congress to be called for action on raising the debt limit 2 Called Russias hydrogen bomb progress a matter of the greatest significance calling for prayerful study by the United Stales but said he is not ready to assay publicly the effect the Soviet development might have on this countrys defense spending program The President added that when he has evaluated the silua lion thoroughly he will go to the American people with a frank statement on what must be done 3 Described Polands action in relieving Stefan Cardinal Wyszyn ski of his churchly duties as a de velopment very discouraging to ef forts to achieve some kind of un derstanding with Russia and the satcllile countries 4 Said he had no comment on when he wili be ready to name a successor to Martin P Durkin as secretary of labor but look sharp issue with Durkins contention that the President broke an agreement to support proposed changes in the TaftIIarlley Law Eisenhower said that to his knowledge he has never broken an agreement with associates He challenged anyone with contrary knowledge lo lake the floor and make a speech about it No one did Threafen America on Korea Peace Parley warm weather is so unseason able that even the fruit trees are being fooled Mrs Walter Carr 615 N Federal holds a branch and blossoms from her apple tree There were about 20 blossoms on the orte branch The tree bore more than 10 bushels of apples this summer The thermometer in Mason City Tuesday regis tered a high of 87 degrees but southern Iowa has been registering juatabovo and below the IdO mark No Definite News Kidnapers Keep Boys Parents in Suspense KANSAS CITY kidnapers apparently adopting delaying tactics Wednesday kept the fate of 6year old Bobby Greenleasc from his anguished parents The child son of a millionaire automobile dealer was abducted two days ago while attending classes at the French Institute of Notre Dame De Sion a private school A spokesman for the family said no contact with the v 4 i 1J 1 J I JCIIV4 I VV llrLL L II tj person or persons holding the boy had been made The father Robert C Greenlease has ne believes professional crimi lals are involved making it more ikely Bobby will be released un harmed No Information Police reported they had ob ained no new information lhal would lead Ihem to believe Ihcy arc on llic right trail Greenleasc through a banker riend made arrangements to ob tain cash at any time of the day or night should the need arise Robert Ledlerman a business as iociate and spokesman for the fam ily said We have received about eight clephonc calls during the day from cranks who say they have the child talk lo Ihe persons making the calls and ask Ihem quesUons about he appearance of Ihe boy or what he was wearing Dont Know Answers That ends the conversations be cause they dont know the answers On several occasions Ihe telephone rang and there would be nobody at the other end when we an swered Ledlerman and Greenleasc say it appeared the kidnapers wore rying fo make contact left the jreonlcase home in suburban Mission Hills Kan for a brief period Tuesday When they re urned however Ihcy said no con lact had been made Greenlease told a reporter About all we can do is sweat wring our hands and hope GENERALS WIFE KILLED HAMILTON Mass George S Palton G7 widow of the famed general of World War II was killed today when Ihrown from tier horse FUNERAL RITES KEOKUK will be Friday for John C Scott 89 sher iff of Lcc County from 191525 Red Pilot MIG Are on Okinawa TOKYO young North Ko rcan pilot who flew a Russianbuilt MIG15 lo South Korea Scpl 21 ii in Okinawa helping American fly Allies Hit Decision on ROW Quiz UNITED NATIONS NY Russia told the United Nations Vednesday there was no possi bility ofvhoping the proposed ean political conference will take place unless the Allies reconsider heir decision banning neutrals rom the parley Chief US Delegate Henry Cabot edge Jr immediately denounced he statement as a mere maneu er designed to force the TJN lo change its mind Lodge saidthe whole question of nviling India and other neutrals had already been debated and de eatcd and there was no need to ake it up again now Only Threat Lodge declared that the only hreat to the conference came rom Chief Soviet Delegate Andrei Y Vishinskyand I assume he Chinese Communists aro capa lc of speaking for themselves on this point without the good offices of the Soviet Union The American spokesman said he Korean question could be taken up here if there are new develop ments whichhe did not define Vishinsky referred to a UN de cision taken lasbmonth to exclude neutrals from the conference which is scheduled to open by Oct 28 Meantime in Korea angry Allied officers chargedthe Neutral Na lions Repatriation Oomjnjssiofj had sold out some 220001 ahtlC6mmu uist prisoners loathe Reds They voiced their sentiments shortly after the AWRC handed down a 23point set of ground rules which permits the Reds to interview Ihe antiCommunists in dividually and as often as they de sire Murdered Principal In doing so one officer said the commission m u rder e d the Lmiled Nalions principle of ho orced repatriation the issue which held up the Korean armistice two years The UN objected particularly lo Ihree of the rules 1 m a y interview prisoners individually in repeated ntervieWs Prisoners must attend he sessions TheUN has insisted hat no prisoner can be forced to illend and no more than one in erview is necessary 2 Each explaining life shall lave two exits and prisoners will make their choice for or against repatrialion in his choice of exit vhcn he leaves the interview The UN contends that because prison ers have already decided against iwoi mi jtt IJgillUI UH iUUIIOillalive source said Wednesday Whereabouts of both the Mitt and Us pilot had been secret Gen Mark Clark commander of UN forces has offered to return the MIG to its rightful owner once ownership has been established But he said the Norlh Korean pilot who landed it at Kimpo Airfield would still get a reward offered for the first MIG delivered to the UN A reliable source who asked not to be named said the MIG was loaded aboard a C124 Globemaster and flown to such an overt act is required only if he changes his mind 3 Observers may not make immediate protests of possible attempts to coercion nor may they advise prisoners being interviewed by the other side A UN spokesman said we ara dissatisfied with the ground rules and that Gen Mark W Clark supremc Allied commander in the Far East would file a protest with the commission I hate to say it a high Allied officer remarked but Syngmau Rhee was right Ike May Use TH Law to Postpone Strike on Docks NEW YORK WLongshoremcn announced at noon Wednesday that a strike in New York and 11 other East Coast ports was on to take effect at midnight Wednesday however Presi In Washington dent Eisenhower hinted the ad ministration is considering invok ing the TaftHartley law to head off the strike The International Longshore mens Assn recently ousted from Ihe American Federation Labor had announced previously that noon was the deadline for employ ers to meet the union wage and other demands The walkout threat cast a shad ow of possibly serious economic consequences for New York and other ports from PortlandMaine lo Hampton Roads Va New Yorks mammoth port also was concerned with the possibility of violence between two rival dock unions during a strike Police re inforced details along wharves The union the In ternational Longshoremens Asso cialion recenlly ousted bythe AFL a g a i n s t the new International Longshoremens Association AFL could turn the strike into one of the bloodiest waterfront struggles in years A wage contract dispute between the nowindependent 1LA and tha New York Shipping Association representing 170 companies is at the root of ho strike threatThe deadline is midnight Wednesday night The ILAAFL is not involved in his conlract fight ;