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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Doily Newspaper Ediled for the DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S N E I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION Associated Press and United PMSS Full Least Wires Stvtn Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 5 1954 McCarthy Denies He Will Drop Red Hunt This Paper Consists of Two Section One No 74 fmm pr 7 e amnsra ttm I losiclcnt EiKenhower on down has asked me to hi past He has just ended a years at its year devoted mostly to Red hunts This announcement came as a backdrop to a suggestion by Sen Kllender DLa that the Senate cut down to sixe the spending budget of McCarthys committee The Wisconsin Republican spoke out following publication of reports in several newspapers that the Ei senhower administration has been urging McCarthy lo concentrate on investigating waste and corruplion leaving searches for subversives primarily to others Accounts to that effect saying also that Mc Carthy was said lo have agreed were carried by Ihe New York Times and Herald Tribune and by the Washington Post and Evening Star McCarthy after his comments to newsmen went before a question and answer session of the Wash ington Speakers Conference on Public Affairs lie told the gather ing he hopes for legislation from the forthcoming Congress session which will make Communists and fellow travelers bleed very bad ly He told questioners that If ever we are to have peace we will have to regain our national dont have it today McCarthy renewed his demands for a tougher US attitude toward Allies trading with Red China He also said he wants more in formation on US prisoners who have disappeared after capture by the Red Chinese before he is ready to vote on foreign aid Mayor Tries Censorship Fort Dodge Paper Rejects Proposal FORT DODGE W1 MarvJn B Vcdvig new mayor of Fort Dodge who Monday said he would serve as a clearing house for all city hall news stories has been rebuked by the Fort Dodge Messenger dally newspaper here The mayor who was sworn into office only last Saturday said in policy statement Monday that Im entitled to know what news stories we arc releasing at the city hall f dont say Im going to stop anything from being published he said but added he would like to read press stories before they go into print so as to check the wording and possibly make addi tions Joseph Givando managing edi tor of the Messenger said the newspaper would not comply with the mayors policy His policy is completely con trary to the principles of good newspapering Givando said Well print the news as we dig it out and the mayor like everyone else will have to buy a paper to read it The mayor said hcwants lo be sure both sides of a siory are pre sented to the public He said he is greatly concerned about keeping the public informed as to city af fairs Investigations Subcommit future aH ifc the Officers Nab Otranto Man After Threat highway patrolman and four county sheriffs assisted in the arrest of John Voss 38 of Otranto on Highway 105 west of Carpenter late Monday afternoon A call from Otranto staled he was armed with a shotgun that he had threatened to use it on a prom inent Manly businessman and that he had started with his feared there would be trouble Sheriff Lewis Haberkorn accom panied by a posse of officers went in pursuit and came upon the man who submitted meekly Only a week ago he got in trouble at tin Minn when he smashed the window of a car Voss farmer near Otranto was taken before a sanity commission Monday night and found to be men tally deranged He was taken by of ficers lo Ihe Stale Menial Ilcallh Institute at Independence in that direction The townspeople port B I en F SEN MCCARTHY SEN ELLENDER sury Found on F Discussions With China State Dept Tells Contacts on Talks WASHINGTON ff The State Department said Tuesday it has started informal discussion with the Chinese Communists to de termine whether a formula for re suming Korean peace talks can be found These talks are being carried forward through intermediaries at Panmunjom it said Press Officer Henry Suydam who disclosed this said Specia Ambassador Arthur Dean is ready to return to Korea on short notice if a renewal of talks on a peace conference can be arranged Suydam said representatives of Lhe United States and its Korean War Allies discussed various for mulas for resuming talks at a meeting at the State Department Monday The United Nations Communist talks were broken off a month ago Ambassador Dean dropped them with a protest that the Reds had accused the United States of per fidy He demanded that the Com munists relracj an accusation that American authorities had plotted with President Syngman Rhee of South Korea to release antiCom rnunist prisoners The department hopes these ex plorations will be productive Am bassador Dean is prepared to re turn to Korea on short notice if this can be arranged Meantime in Seoul the 8th Army is getting set for any eventu ality at midnight Jan 22 when more than 20000 antiCommunist prisoners are scheduled to be freed from neutral custody it was learned Tuesday These eventualities reportedly in clude even an attack by South Ko rean army forces if antiRed Chi nese and North Korean prisoners are not according to the ivo rean armistice timetable Even as the 8th Army prepared for the prisoner release South Ko a and the in criticism of a head count of antiCommunist war prisl oners by Indian troops REPORT TO THE Eisenhower is shown at a microphone at the White House Monday night as he delivered a televisionradio report to the American people He assured the nation that every legitimate means is beingused to maintain prosperity Demos Preview GOP Programs SOME Barbara s her head on a tremendous carrot just pulled front the small garden of her home in Liberal KanThe bigyege table the scales at an ounce more tharifive pounds was planted last spring and apparently to grow until its unseasonablylate winter pulling Report Marilyn DiMaggidto Wed HOLLYWOOD UP Glamour girl Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio were missing from their usual haunts Tuesday and it was reported they plan to marry some time this week In fact a marriage ceremony was set for Monday atithe Hotel El Rancho at Las Vegas but was sud denly cancelled according to hotel owner Belden Kaltleman Miss Monroe was suspended by her movie studio Monday when she failed to show up for work on a new picture and her absence touched off the speculation that her two year romance with the former baseball star ivas ready for the al tar Senators Get Usable Data from Gouzenko NEW YORK senators said Tuesday Igor zenko who helped smash a Russian spy ring in Canada had given them names and informationusableforthe in ternal security of the United States Senators William E Jenner and PatMcCarrari iold newsmen on returning froma trip toCanada that they questioned ko for more than five hours BULLETIN ROME Minister Glu wont to Prtsident Luigi Einaudis offict Tuesday to hand in his resignation Two cabinet ministers said Pella had announced at an emergency meeting his decision to resign following deep rift in his own Christian Democrat1 party ever iww cabinet appointments Monday Gouzenko formerly was a code clerk for the Russians in Canada The senators declined to reveal whore they had seen Gouzenko at what they described as a hearing They said their mission was ac complished and it was satisfac tory They said the hearing was pre sided over by J C McRuer chief justice of the Supreme Court of Ottawa Jenner chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Internal Security said he would study the transcript of the hearing and probably make a formal request lo ttfe Canadian government to release the informa tion Asked Gouzonko had men tioned names Jenner said i Yes names were mentioned but under our agreement we can not discuss it To a question as lo whether be had learned anything from Ihc interview Jenner said Yes we did Whatare you going to do with it he wasasked it for theinternal protec tion i of the United Stales laid Jenner Richards to Reformatory Richard Victor alias to the Stale Mens Reformatory at Ana mosn Tuesday to serve a seven year sentence for obtainingmoney under false pretenses Richards had passed bad checks totaling more than in Iowa sincehe brokeinto a Bradford clc valpr a few weeks ago and stole a supply of their printed checks which he imprinted on the eleva torscheck protector with various amounts More than worth of the checks1 were passedatMason City according to the sheriffs office whichHad iriVesligatcdand sentout a hold order for Richards RichardSwns picked up when the ruck in which he wasriding was stopped by highway patrolmen for speeding He pleaded guilty at Fort Dodge1to falsely from a bank there He also passed check for at alMason nrik Meet With Ike Look Over Talk WASHINGTON W Presiden Eisenhower gave Democratic con gressional leaders an advance loo at the foreign affairs and nationa security phases of his Stateofthe Union message Tuesday Seeking bipartisan unity in those fields Eisenhower and top admin istralion officials met for two hours and 40 minutes with the Democrats at the White House Republican lenders given a preview of the message Monday also attendee he session Lunch Together At the end of the meeting the entire group went to lunch with the President in the While House and newsmen had no immediate opportunity to question those who attended James C Hagerty presidentia press secretary told newsmen the session dealt withforeign affairs foreign aid and national defense Meantime close associates saic Tuesday Eisenhower is determined to solve the farm price problem as one of the first steps in carrying out his pledge of constantly in creasing prosperity for all In a radiotelevision report to the people Monday night the Pres ident said his administration is using every legitimate means available to the federal govern ment to maintain prosperity and will continue to do so as long as is necessary Asserting that his administration Joes not believe in a boomand bust America in which prosperity hinges on war or threats of war lie said the program he will lay before Congress in his State of the Union message Thursday will be keyed to federal help PieintheSky It is a program that docs not deal in pieinthesky promises to all nor bribes to a few nor in threats to any he declared It isaprogram inspired by zeal for the common good dedicated to the welfare of every American family its means of livelihood may be or its social position or its ancestral strain or its religious affiliations1 In outlining the past years ac complishments he said ground work has been laid to sustain basic prosperity the strong belief that the federal government should be prepared at all at a moments use every proper means toward that He said aprogram of sound planning and aggressive enterprise must be accompanied by a faith which cannotbe shaken by self appointed peddlers of gloom Defense Dept Will Identify Korean Dead WASHINGTON tfhThe Defense Department Tuesday will identify 498 of 3856 American solcliers and airmen who were officially de clared dead at the end of 1953 after hey had been listed as missing in Korea for at least one year The Army and Air Force started notifying next of kin last week and by Saturday all of the pre sumed dead will be identified pub dy The first list of 10 Army officers and 398 enlisted men has been listributed Tuesday 5 More Lists The Army has prepared for publication late five WRITES TO RELUCTAfvT POWSKypko Japanese wife of lecently lepatriated Cpl ClaudeBatche Jor studies pictures held by her sister Toshiko of re maining Americans in proCommunist prison camps as she prepares to write letters in her Tokyo homein the hope of persuading them to return Returned POW Says Reds Gave Orders on TOKYO American ho returned countrymen fter once rejecting them for Com munism said Tuesday the Red high ommand ordered him and 21 ther Americans to break up Al ed efforts to win them back Cpl Claude J Batchelor of Ker mit Tex said the Reds slipped istructions through a Communist taffed hospital near the neutral one camp where the 22 proRed merican POWs were held He said the Reds ordered the mericans not to come out for Al ed interviews They never did Batchelor spoke at a crowded ews conference in Tokyo Army Tospital The corporal who ift the North Camp early New ears Day said I made a mis take in once believing America as the aggressor in Korea However he denied he had ever een an informer on fellow pris ners He said he hoped he had ot influenced anyone and said hat if he had I am very sorry or it To prove myself he said Id like lo get some of the other prisoners back He said he had been a progres sive before the truce was signed He said he had begun to believe the United States wasthe aggres sor after reading Red propaganda Meanwhile his Japanese wife Kyoko worked on letters to three Americans still in t h e stockade near Panmunjom Claude says my letlers decided him to come back Kyoko said and maybe would help him to get his friends to come back too Batchelor asked her not to reveal the names TheArmy said Batchelor prob ably would remain at the hospital as a patient about 15 days On The more lists The Air Force and the Uarine Corps have one each The ast of these will be made public Friday The Army has changed the offi ial statusof 3372 missing men he Air Force of 256 and the Ma ine Corps of 228 The Navy plans no such mass action but has been acting in indi vidual cases after the lapse of a year without information that the serviceman might still be alive Since the fighting ended last summer the Navy has listed as dead 34 of the 103 men who had been reported missing 30350 Toll The Army and Air Force action at years end raised to at least 30350 the battle death toll in Korea At the same time the roster of missing has been reduced to 3 856 Eventually these be de clared legally dead unless infor mation turns up to indicate other wise Pay and allowances of missing servicemen end jas soon as they are listed as dead but their bene ficiaries are entitled to any pay that has accumulated Beneficiaries also will receive umpsum payments equivalent to six months base pay rowi Cage Beats Michigan 7343 H Cltar City Council Budget It Mason City Council Action on Busts Zoning 13 Police in VirginiaTell About Break Federal Agents Make Recovery BULLETIN WASHINGTON Service was reported to be hold ing at leastrwo suspects late Tuesday in connection witty the theft of from the gov ernments Bureau of Engraving Part of the money was found earlier in the day cached on a Virginia farm WASHINGTON Virginia State Police Tuesday reported they have recovered the bulk of the stolen from the govern ments Bureau of Engraving in Washington They said it was lo cated in a metal tool box on a farm near Centreville Va Stale troopers there said they did not know exactly how much of the money was recovered or whether any arrests had been made They said the Secret Serv ice in Washington woidd report further developments Secret Service headquarters here declined lor the moment to discuss the case It was learned however that several agents were in ville Employe Suspected officers employe was suspected of the un precedented theft from the tightly guarded engraving building They said this employe had spent several thousand dollars of the money The Bureau of Printing and En graving comes under the jurisdic tion of the Treasury Department the officers said an associafa of the suspect who knew of the theft gave information to a state police officer which led to recov ery of most of the money The huge sum in stacks of 20 dollar bills was found on a farm in Loudon County and was whisked by Secret Service agents to Wash ington early Tuesday they said New Among otherthings Virginia po lice reported the suspects had bought a new OldsmobUe with the missing money Earlier FBI sources were report ing a possible break when two bills from the loot were turned up They were the first hot clues to the loca tion of the money The Virginia troopers said the first tip on the whereabouts of the money came to the state police They promptly notified the Secret Service in Washington which is about 25 miles from Centrevilie and agents in collaboration with state police went to the farm and found the money v Sjnce the Secret Service took charge of the money and the case the Virginia troopers were without definite information as to the amount recovered Secret Service Chief U E Baughman told reporters I can6 discuss it in any way Seeking Suspects The implication appeared to be that the Secret Service was still seeking one or more suspects in the case The missing money was in 8000 crisp new readytospend bills Washington police said a produce company reported Tuesday morn ing that a check of its cash regis ter had turned up one of the bills ENGINEER TRANSFERS BOONE Quenton Wildman assistant city engineer at Fort About The Weather Hoaiaidm ciuy engineer at Fort Dodge has been named city CitY Mostly cloudy colder noetrof e WennRsriav neer at Boone SAME WHtTK yrAO MEANS O TRAVF10 DEATH JN IAST 21 Wednesday U w a Wednesday considerable cloudiness and turning colder v Minnesota Partly cloudy coltfef northeast 4 d GlobeGazette weatherdata up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Maximum s Minimum 31 13 20 ;