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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Hoaw ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LIX Auoclatod Preii and United Full Lease ren Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 13 1953 This Paper Consists of Two No TM Reject Clarks CounterProposal Report GOP Eyes Boost in Corporation Taxes WASHINGTON sixpoint increase in normal cor Doration taxes was reported under consideration by the treasury Wednesday as a possible alternative to the expiring jxcess profits tax Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey arranged to talk AP Wirephoto IT WAS AN Walker 51 of Liv errriore Calif lies dead in the twisted wreckage of what was once his automobile Driving alone Walker collided headon with another car in which an elderly couple was riding at the crest of a small hill near Oakland Calif The couple was also killed Two tow trucks were used to pull apart so his body could be removed Over Military Change Epic New Unification Fight Is Shaping Up WASHINGTON IrVrAdm Arthur Wi Radfords nomina tion as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff set the stage in Congress Wednesday for an epic new unification fight and a bitter wrangle over the GOP administrations military u Policemen Testify in Coyle Case vith Chairman Millikin olo of the Senates tax landling finance committee for vhat may be a preview of the ad ministrations new tax program Humphrey has said he will lay it jefore Congress next Tuesday Raise Limit In advance of this meeting an other influential senator who asked not to be quoted by name said Treasury studies have indicated it vould be necessary to raise the imit on regular corporation levies rom the present 52 per cent to 58 er cent to equal the revenue from he excess profits tax Detailed Report Page 25 M a so n Citys threeman Civil Service Commission Wednesday was pondering initial t testimony given Tuesday in the James F Coyle appeals case after the re fusal of one police officer to testi fy forced a continuance of the al ready delayed hearing The Commission set 9 am Thursday as the time to hear Po lice Sgt Harold Leach one of six witnesses4 called by City Attorney Clough in an attempt to prove that the city was justified in firing Coyle from the police force last February In his appearance on the stand at City HaU Tuesday Leach refused to testify on the grounds that 1 dont wantto become incriminated The Pacific fleet comman ler who led the admirals evolt against unification policies n 1949 was expected to win Senate onfirmation But powerful Demo rats on the Senate Armed Serv ces Committee said he will firsl be thoroughly examined on his lews on the Air Forces Strategic Mr Command keystone up to now of American retaliatory striking power in any Legal Counsel The Thursday morning session was agreed upon following ade mand by Leach that he first be al lowed toseek legal counsel before being tbyjspeak Leachs at torney Robert Bliss went before theCommission some time later and said the Thursday date was satisfactory with him the only witness sum moned who testify How ever four other patrolmen put on the stand Clough denied under oath that they had ever actualij seenCoyle take articles from busi ness places while making routine investigations According to Police Chief Leo E AUstotj who was first on the stand Coyle admitted in a signed docu ment that hestole a tennis racket from the Ulen Polish Co a bpx of pencils from the Queale Dis tributing Co and a couple cigars from the Crystal Cafe Certain Liberties In addition Allstot Coyle Is believedto have taken a can o paint and a brush from the Stand Glass and Paint Co fruit from the GambleRobmson Co waie houseas well as certain liberties at the Lawrence Welk Diner All stated that Coyle had no rec ollection of these three incidents Coyle was police captam at the timein charge of themidnight to I aip shift r1 Clough had before him written testimony from tthe officers who accompanied Coyle when the lat tefu three incidents place The testimony stated in part that they hadseenCoyle in dulge in the irregular activities On the stand bowever none of the of ficers said they hadactually seen kirn take property or privileges werent hij Old Old unification sores are certain o be picked open in these sessions And the controversies will spil jver into appropriations hearing vhere Democrats are preparing an assault on Defense Secret a rj lharles E Wilsons proposal to slash projected Air Force goals rom 143 to 120 wings Informed sources said Wilson wil e the main target of Democratic fire The argument will be madi on Capitol Hill that Radford wa iis personal choice to head th oint chiefs andthat the selection vas not cleared in advance wit other Pentagon officials including Secretary of the Navy Robert B Anderson Leavi Post Soon President Eisenhower sent Kad ords nomination to the Senat Tuesday along with that of Gen Aiatthew B Ridgway p r e s e n Atlantic Pact commander t e army chief of staff Mr Eisen lower said he also will name Adm Robert B Carney 6th Fleet com mander and chief of NATO force n southern Europe to replac Adm William M Fechteler a chiefof naval operations Fechteler will leav he post soon although he ha been appointed to a fouryear term expiring in August 1955 Budget Reductions Snagged He Delivered the Goods BURBANK Calif postman delivered the goods with a blocklong sprint Covering his route up a steep curving street Tuesday Sam Dalleu saw a driverless delivery truck roll from its parking spot Realizing it could plow across lawns where small children were at play DaHen put down his mail sack and gave chase Catching up with Ihe truck he reached in through a window and put on the brakes Then he returned to his route The latter tax will expire July 1 unless Congress acts before that ime to prolong it Its expiration and a 10 per cent reduction in individual i n come axes scheduled for Jan 1 would make it more difficult for the Eisenhower to bal ance theibudget a goalit now ap parently has put off However any Treasury proposal o jack up regular corporation axes to make up for the revenue oss 4s certain to encounter a storm of opposition in Congress 30 Per Cant The excess profits levy reaches about 30 per cent of business firms with a maximum levy against hem of 68 per cent Other firms not now touched by the excess profits tax Would be certain to pro est taking over additional burdens Humphrey apparently has kept iis taxplans well hidden Sen Taft of Ohio the Republican lead er said he hasnt had even a lint of what will be proposed Similarly Millikin said he has been kept in the dark Outof confusing budget state ments recently by Humphrey and by Secretary of Defense Wilson has come something of a general agreement among Republicans that ay July 1 1954 they will be in position to start operating the gov ernment on a payasyougo basis Not Ruled Out MiHikin said that budget balanc ing in the coming fiscal year which begins July 1 hasnt been ruled out but few other Republi can leaders thought it could be accomplished Humphreyseemed o have done aquick aboutface from his as sertion last week that it would be risky from thestandpoint of na tional security to attempt to bal ance the budget in the coming fis cal year Instead be told newsmen Tues day that while the administration cant balance spending and income now he hopes it can be done dur ing the next fiscal year Congress Leaders Angered by Talk on U S WASHINGTON W Rep Short said Wednesday Congress is tiredof taking dictation from our socalled allies He made the remark in joining angry congressional reaction to statements in the British House of Commons Tuesday that some Americans do not Want to settle the Korean War Clement Attlee former Prime Minister and leader of the oppo sition Labor party also raised the question whether President Eisen hower or Sen McCarthy RWis is running American foreign policy Thats almost an insult Short said in an interview McCarthy himself said that when he heard of Attlee making such statements he recalled the pic ture of him in Spain reviewing the Jommunist troops and giving the clenched fist salute He had an aide bring out a picture of a group standing with raised fists and said it showed Attlee and Spanish Com munist leaders at a review during the civil war Rep Lawrence H Smith RWis said in a separate interview he had returned fromEurope con vihced the Europeans would defend a Rus sian attack He said the entire Americansupported military build upis a questionable venture Smith also told the House in a speech Tuesday that Congrcs would notbe justified in approv ing GOO million dollars requested by the administration for accelcr aled aid to France and Frenc Indochina He said the mone go to support Freiic colonialism Suez Canal Dispute Is More Tense LONDON landing craft oaded with British Royal Marine ommandos sailed under secret of ers from the Mediterranean fort ess island of Malta Tuesday night sthe tense BritishEgyptian dis ute over the vital Suez Canal zone worsened There was noofficial announce ment of the tough fighters destina ion but1 speculation immediately arose that they would reinforce Britains Suez garrison Egypts rentier Maj Gen MohanieQ faguib has threatened to pus British forces from the zone with Egyptian blood if necessary Unofficial reports from Malta said three Royal Navy destroyer also had been diverted to the canal zone Naval headquarters on lie island declined comment on the eports The three Chequers Chevron and lad sailed from Malta Tuesday for a visit to Yugoslav ports An Army spokesman announcing he shift of the commandos saic certain movements of the Roya Vlarine commandos have been ap proved as a precautionary mea ure His announcement came shortly after Minister of State Selwyn Joyd told the House of Commons hat British soldiers in Egypt have been ambushed shot and as saulted in some 30 attacks since he beginning of April Declaring that many of the at acks apparently were carried ou with at least the connivance o members of the Egyptian armed brces Lloyd added that our sol diers have no option but to defend Small Cuts in Treasury Postoffice WASHINGTON congres ional budget cutting campaign truck a snag Wednesday when the House Appropriations Committee eported it could trim only 3 er cent from the 1954 funds of he Treasury and Postoffice De partments This was the smallest percent age reduction made1 by the com mittee on any appropriation bill ent to the Housefloorthis year ndications were the House would nt cut much deeper when the bill s considered Thursday Next Fiscal YeVr As recommended by the com mittee the bill would appropriate to the Treasury Department and 50000 to the Posloffice Depart ment for the fiscal year starting July 1 This is less than brmer President Truman request ed in his January budget mes sage of the cut being h funds for the Treasury and 174550000 in those for the Post office It is only less than Congress voted the twov depart ments for the present fiscal year The administrations revised budget calledfornew jap propriations of for Lhe Postoffice Department arid the Treasury De partment On the basis of those committee reduction amountedtp cient for Postoffice Dipartiheritand cent for the Treasury Departmen 8 Per Cent Cuf The reduction from the Trunia budget estimates was 8 per cen for the Treasury Department anc per cent for the Postoffice De partment In addition to the funds appro priated for specific uses the Treasury is authorized by law I spend from general revenues the amounts needed to pay interest on the national debt and to make tax refunds The House committee estimated at the amount tha will be paid next year as debt in the re terest and at amount needed to make tax funds One of the larger allotments for the Treasury Department was for enforcement of th internal revenue laws This is th full amountrequested by Truman More than half the cut in Tfeas ury funds was in the allotmen for the Coast GUard The commit tee cut the Coast Guard appropri ation from to 000 GlobeGazette pboto by Schmidt AFTER THE Oats pour out of the corner of a granary and into an elevator Tuesday at the Ernest Schultz f arm about 4 miles north of Ventura Sundays twister Vvrenched the buiidingcausirig it to seams 0n thetruckds Clear Lake i Clean Up After Storm By KEN SCHMIDT Farm Editor A bulldozer was the mostuseful piece of equipment for more than two dozen North Iowa farmers whose homeslay in the path oJ Sundays damaging1 twister Huge pilesof rubble that before last weekend represented farm buildings and groves of trees were being pushed together and burned Stored earcorn some of it under government seal was being shelled and small grain was being re moved from leaky bins that were wrenched apart at the seams Neighbors Neighbors and friends ofthe vic tims came to give a helping hand with 5060 persons at work at the Reuben Grell farm miles southwest of Ventura Theyre not all farmers cither that fellow has a restaurant in Garner and the other one runs a pool hall said rell who lost two cows 7 sows and some 50 little pigs A considerable part oi the Grell ivestock that was left without shel ter or water was sold The rest was put out to room and board with the neighbors I dont even know where some of them are yet Grell said A fire would have beeabetter said Loren Baker is helped of the one1 house sti stU standing at the Jerry Baker farm about three miles north of Ventura The other house was in such con dilion that a bulldozer was tea ing it apart while bits of house hold belongings were being extr cated Fracturtd Legs Mr and Mrs Baker hospitalize with fractured legs had plenty o help Tuesday Church groups civic groups an ligh school students descended or he stricken areato help with the cleanup Fire departments from Ventura Garner and Clear Laki were hauling water to the live stock Farmers businessmen and higl school students from Fertile and were at work Wednes day on about 18 farms in th stricken area The Worth Counts Red Cross chapter furnished ga or the volunteers equipment ant GordoCounty Red Cros provided lunches in a canteen a ihe Marliu Nissen farm in Gran Township Texas Death Toll Rises to 97 Radio Says Americans Stalling Says UN Tries to Block Truce LONDON Red adia Wednesday rejected Gen lark Clarks counter proposal lor Korean armistice A Peiping broadcast accused mericans of stalling nd declared the new plan for ealing with prisoners was put for ard knowing it would be unac eptable and block the armistice n Korea Sulling The radioCarried a Communist Jew China News Agency dispatch atelined Kaesorig which said that American stalling tactics reached angerous with the reservation of the proposal y Lt Gen William K Harrison It quoted Gea Nam 11 the orth Korean negotiator as say ng the counterproposal threatens lie prospects of the whole armis ice negotiations and added Under orders from Tokyo and Washington Harrison raised this idiculous demand knowing it would be unacceptable and block he armistice in Korea r Oppose Formula Thet counter wouldrelease Korean prisoner to go back to theReds oppose the Communist ormula for letting Poland and Czechoslovakia bring in troops to juard such prisoners and refuse to letthe prisoners fate be set tled by a j postarmistice1 confer ence 1 s The Communist Radio said the counter proposal was wrapped in a mass of administrative detail and restrictions on explana tions to be made to1 ihe POWs which could also be used by the American delegates to drag out the talks as long as they like The UN truce x formula con aincd 10 articlesj and 26 para graphs in addition to a preamble The Communist V plan1 contained only eight paragraphs wnich the UN The Allied plan calls for repa rialion withintwo months after an all prisoners who vant to go homei and release on he effective date of an armistice of all Korean prisoners refusing to be repatriated The plan would turn over to a f i v enation neutral commission proposed by the Communists all Ihinese prisoners who refuse to go home India would serve as chair man of the commission and supply armed military police forces Po andv Sweden and Switzerlandwould serve as com mission members It would releaseto civilian status n Korea all prisoners who still re fuse to be repatriated after two months in custody of the neutral commission Then ihe commission be disbanded No Longer Flood Threat WACO Tex parties working all night by floodlight found 10 more bodies in the tor nadotwisted heart of Waco This brought the death toll here to 88 and the combined total in Mon days tornadoes at Waco and San Angelo to 97 Flood dangers from in u d d y swollen waters of the Barzos River appeared past A crest of 27 feet only a foot short of the 28foot lood stage had been predicted But the river topped at 26 feet early Wednesday and rapidlysub sided Tributaries of the Brazos had jeen swollen as a result of seven rains which preceded and fol lowed the mammoth freakishly silent tornado which crushed twd square miles here Monday after noon and caused damage esti mated at million The other Monday tornado al the West Texas plains city of San Angelo had a death toll nine and a damage estimate in excess of three dollars Nearly 300 injured were counted at Waco close to 100 at San Angelo Tired grimy al most at the point of exhaustion still dug doggedly into heaps o rubble that had been modern store buUdings before big bkiwiv AP Wlrrpboto COLLAPSED FIVESTORY R T Dennis Furniture store building a fivestory structure in Wacos business district looked like this Wednesday as search crews probed the wreckage in search of more tornado BULLETIN WASHINGTON passed and to a bill fed eral control of submerged beyond tht seaward boun daries GERMAN WINS FT MADISON place n a nationwide letter writing con gest on free enterprise sponsored by the W A Sheaffer Pen Co was won by Heiaz Helmut khram a German youth attend ng ptlumwa High School under an American Field Service Flan Schram won About The Weather Mason City Cold through Wednes day night with frost or freezing temperatures Iowa Clearing with frost or freez ing Thursday lair and not so cold Minnesota C o Id frost and freezing temperatures GlobeGazette weather data up 0 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 4S Minimum At 8 a m 37 YEAR AGO i Maximum M Minimum ;