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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV HOME EDITION imnn Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 27 1949 This Paper Consists of Two One No 197 A KISS FOR THE BRIDEFilm Actress Rita Hay worth and Prince Aly Khani kiss dur ing their wedding ceremony at the city hall Vallauris near Canneson the French Kiviera Friday At the left wearing a white suit is Prince Alys father the fabulously wealthy Aga Khan J Senate Hikes Powers of Spy Group Washington senate Friday passed without opposition a hushhush bill to broaden the powers of the central intelligence agency It offers special benefits to American formers spies and their in A similar measure has been ap proved by the house Minor dif ferences will have to be adjusted before the legislation is sent to President Truman In a brief debate Senator Langer RN Dak protested that he did not like the secrecy about the bill It was handled so secretly that no public hearings were held Langer said he was unwilling to take a chance of a gestapo be ing set up here Senator Tydings floor manager for the bill said it never would be used to create a secret police system at home He said all operations of the central intelligence agency are conducted abroad m K Shotgun Is New Clue in Reuther Case Detroit shotgun used In an attempt on the life of Victor Reuther Auto union official pro vided the newest clue Friday in police efforts to track down his assailant The gun was found at Reuthers home Tuesday night under the window through which the double barreled blast was fired The shot cost Reuther his eye Friday the weapon was flown to Chicopee Falls Mass for study by its manufacturers the Stevens Arms company Jack Harvill chief of Detroi BrooklynBorn Rita Hayworth Becomes Wife of Prince Aly Vallauris France Radiant Rita Hay worth of the Ttovies became the princess bride of Aly Khan Friday in a ceremony performed by this towns communist mayor II vas a town hall ceremony spangled with some of Hollywood insel and the riches of the east The ceremony climaxed a 10month courtship some called it a roadshow Rita 31 and the 38 yeai old heir to millions She detectives said that telephone conversations with Stevens offi cials established that the gun was one of only 2000 of that mode manufactured just last February Police said they were hopefu company distribution information may lead them to learn where th gun was sold While police studied the thin clues to the shooting Reuther re mained under medical care in a hospital Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear Friday night with low near 50 Partly cloudy Saturday with high near 82 Iowa Fair cooler extreme west Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and a little warmer with scattered showers west portion in afternoon or night Low Fri day night near 40 northeast to 52 southwest Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Warmer Saturday A little cool er Sunday Widely scattered nighttime thunderstorm activi ty over the weekend Slow warming trend Monday through Wednesday More scattered showers likely Tuesday night Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Nor mal high 78 normal low 55 Precipitation will average near onequarter inch with amounts varying widely A few places will receive generous showers many will get none Minnesota Increasing cloudiness Friday night Warmer north and west central portions Saturday partly cloudy with scatterec IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for th f4 hours ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Friday been a Roman Catholic he is i Moslem Cheered by 500 villagers the ouple drove slowly away in a rey Cadillac convertible A re option heavy with lobsters and hampagne awaited at the Cha eau de princes house where he wanted to hold he wedding The French govern ment said no Rita who used to be Margarita ansino of Brooklyn wore a big picture hat of blue and a blue gown that came down to the calves of the legs that lelped make her famous in the movies The Aly Khan forsaking his sports plaids for the day wore striped trousers a doublebreasted slack jacket white shirt and grey tie Dark Suit Mayor Paul Derigon wore a dark serge suit enlivened by the Iricolored sash betokening his of fice The simple civil couple answered oui to ques over only 8 minutes after the couple arrived Rita in the big convertible and Aly by a back door It was a double ring ceremony they put on their rings after Deri gon pronounced them man and wife Then they got their wedding certificate and emerged into a shower of rice Rita was carrying 2 bunches of flowers She had taken orange blossoms into the town hall and the mayor presented her a bouquet of white roses Sun Shining A hot sun shone down on the blue Mediterranean 2 miies away This was the 3rd marriage for Rita and the 2nd for the prince He is heir apparent to leadership f the Ismaili sect of Moslems ow headed by his father the Aga Chan The father and his wife ic Begum witnessed the cere mony and signed a golden book made up by the village for the oc asion The Aga Khan was in his amiliar white suit and the Be um in a blue sari She is his 3rc vife his first the mother of Aly died in 1926 and a divorce ended the 2nd marriage The wedding bands that Rita and Aly put on were of whit gold Aly was reported to have given Rita a 32carat diamond en gagement ring but she was no wearing it Rita Wedding Is Illicit in Church Eyes Rome OJR Rita Hayworth marriage to Moslem Prince Aly Khan is illicit in the eyes of the Catholic church and any chil dren she may bear him will be conceived in sin as far as the rloly See is concerned a high Vatican source said Friday The source revealed for the first time that the glamorous Holly wood movie star had not asked he church for permission to marry he Indian prince The church ignores this mar riage the source said As a Catholic Rita Hayworth should know that her civil marriage has no value in the eyes of the church The source said that a religi ous marriage is obligatory for a Catholic even when she marries a nonCatholic Any children born of the union will have no standing in the Catholic church the source said Dr Rutledge Defense Has New Witness St Louis Woman Claims She Heard Threat by Hattman Cedar Rapids defense ought Friday to reopen testimony n the murder trial of Dr Robert Rutledge to introduce a surprise vitness who allegedly overheard Rutleriges victim threaten him The defense and prosecution vere closeted with the judge dur ng the noon recess to discuss the lefenses request No motion for reopening the estimony was made in open court but Defense Attorney Leo Laugh told newsmen of the defense plans during the recess Surprise Move Laughren disclosed the surprise move as the case moved toward he jury The witness is Mrs Agnes Shamberg a St Louis cleaning woman who arrived in Cedar Rapids Friday She worked in a factory near the Emerson plant where Rutledges wife and his al leged victim Byron C Hattman were employed She and Laughren said she had identified a picture of Battman as that of a man who came into the factory last August to use the tele phone At that time she said she heard Hattman make a threat of what he would do with a knife Saves Husband Laughren made his disclosure after Defense Attorney R S Mil ner in his closing statement told the jury that Mrs Sydney Rut ledges bravery and gallantry in baring details of her intimacy with Hattman already had saved her husband from a murder convic tion Milner said Hattman St Louis engineer who was stabbed to death in a hotel room here last Dec 14 was a lewd lascivious man who came at Dr Rutledge with a knife a man who had vio lated his home and who came at the doctor with murder in his heart He told the jury that the judge will present only 3 possible ver dicts beside acquittal First degree murder 2nd degree murder with a maximum punishment of 10 years to life and manslaughter with a maximum of 8 years The judge nodded assent Reject Demand for Extradition of Eisler V AP Wlrephoto WHERE ONE man was killed Thursday afternoon when 2 freight trains collided at the outskirts of Waverly The victim was engineer of an Illinois Central freight which hit the rear of a Chicago Great Western train Story on page 2 71 49 59 AGO Maximum Minimum 82 49 High School Youths Injured in Car Crash Costigan Wau coma is in a Decorah hospital with head and other injuries suf fered at a m Friday when his car collided with one driven by Hugh J Dietz of Waterloo John Diehle of Lawler and Sheila Rockford Betty Denner Delores Finnegan Francis Quick and Lester Smith all of Waucoma suffered minor injuries The group of high school stu dents were returning from a dance at SpilKnlle when the accident oc curred according to R L Hites man state highway patrolman Charles Mullan 73 Pioneer Printer Dies in Hospital Charles Mullan 73 pioneer printer of Mason City died at a ocal hospital at noon Friday following a long illness For many years he was makeup man at the Mason City GlobeGazette until retired recently A native of Mason City Mr Mullan gained most of his expe rience in the town of his birth He was awarded the 40 year but ton of the International Typo graphical uniop No 406 of Mason City Oct 7 1942 He had been working at the printers trade a number of years before entering the union having started at the age of 17 Nearly all of his time as a union printer had been spent at the Globe Gazette Other newspapers he had been employed by in Mason City were the Times Cerro Gordo Republi can and the Farmers Institute Surviving are 2 daughters Mrs L S AndersonChicago and Katherine at home and 3 Father Maurice Forest City Pete of Mason City and Frank of Clear Lake He was preceded in death by his wife Funeral arrangements are in complete The Colonial funeral home in charge To Get Chance to Testify on 636 Purchases Washington Rep Vinson DGa promised Friday that Rep Van Zandt RPa will get a chance to tell all he knows about alleged irregularities in air force plane purchasing Vinson announced Thursday that a thorough and searching in vestigation centering on con tracts for the huge Consolidated B36 bomber will get under way next week in the house armed services committee which he leads Van Zandt a reserve navy of ficer and a member of Vinsons committee fired a rattling broad side on the house floor Thursday against Secretary of Defense Johnson Secretary of Air Sy mington and Floyd Odium head of the Atlas Corp He said he had heard from sources I cannot disregard that Odium plans to set up a huge air craft combine and that Syming ton will resign from the govern ment to run it He said also that the air chief is a frequent week end visitor ranch home wife the former Jacqueline Coch rane once a famous flyer Symington replied in a state ment that Van Zandts charges were obviously and demonstrab ly false and he would welcome a chance to have them aired This newest chapter in the B 36s stormy history operfed Wed nesday when Van Zandt intro duced a resolution calling for a special house committee to inves tigate what he called unusually large contracts awarded to Con solidated Vultee Aircraft Corp maker of the bomber The resolu tion noted that the secretary of defense is a former Consolidated director MVA Backer Raps Brannan Valley Plan Washington proponent of a Missouri Valley authority criticized Friday the agriculture departments 30 year program for development of the Missouri riv er basin as a teaspoon approach to the worlds biggest soil job The 30 year time schedule proposed for the agricultural pro gram itself appears to have been more closely fitted to the job term requirements ofa group of people in a the needs of the valley said Ben ton J Strong chairman of the regional committee for a Missouri Congress Group Plans to Put Tighter Check on AEC Money Valley authority Aides of Senator Murray D said Strong and his com mittee have been working in be half of Murrays bill to set up a new federal agency to develop resources of the Missouri river valley Strong described the depart ments plan as an adjunct to the hasty uncoordinated Pick and Sloan plans He said it calls for of public expense which was simply left out of consideration by congress and the rival agencies when they pushed through the PickSloan patch work in order to beat MVA at the California of Odium and his Washington investigators of the atomic energy commission AEC laid plans Fri day to put tighter checks on the agencys spending Chairman McMahon DConn said after a meeting of the senate house atomic committee that mea sures are being considered which undoubtedly will take the form of legislation to require preap proval by the joint committee of major AEC spending projects The AEC is asking over a billion dollars to finance its activities in the 12 July 1 McMahon told a news confer ence that no decision was reached in a closed door committee session on how broad the committee should make its Investigation of the administration of AEC Chair man David E Lilienthal McMahon said a delay until Tuesday was at the request of Senator Hickenlooper RIowa who reportedly told the committee le needs the weekend for prepar ation of his suggestions Hickenlooper has demanded the ouster of Lilienthal on grounds of incredible mismangement and maladministration Lilienthal contending the com missions record is a good one has asked the broadest sort of inquiry covering the commissions ac complishments as well as its errors Some committee members have taken the attitude that the scope should be restricted if the investi gation is not to last all summer It was clear that President Tru mans crack at the AEC has be come a preelection campaign target was not going to stop the inquiry Hickenlooper has that politics is not involved See Largest Regional Demo Meet Valentine Nebr mid west conference of democratic leaders at Des Moines Iowa June 1213 will be the largest re gional party meeting ever held according to Chairman James C Quigley Q u i g 1 e y democratic national committeeman from Nebraska said Friday that 8 democratic governors have accepted invita tions to attend as well as 6 demo ii at i J cratic senators and most of the and frauci in connection with his democratic congressmen fromthe naturalization in 1945 j Judge Louis Goodman turned down a government motion that bail be increased to 820000 Bail was left at Two of Bridges aides also in dicted already have surrendered and posted bail in that amount Bridges Surrenders on Perjury Charge San Francisco Long shore Leader Harry Bridges sur rendered in federal court Friday on an indictment charging perjury CHARLES MULLAN CONTRACT RATIFIED Newton new contract between the Maytag Co here and the CIO United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers has been ratified by the union members Ohio Boy 73 Wins National Spelling Bee Washington UR Calvin a husky 13 year old boy from Can ton Ohio won the 22nd national spelling bee championship Friday Calvin whose mother had coached him for 15 months spelled down 48 other contestants through 58 grueling rounds The runnerup was James Shea 13 a tall thin boy from Brooklyn N Y midwest Other democratic leaders he said are scheduled to attend in cluder Charles F Brannan secre tary of agriculture J Howard McGrath chairman of the na tional committee and William M Boyle Jr executive vicechair man The Valentine Nebr lawyer said the basic purpose of the meeting is to explain the demo cratic Brannan farm program and to distinguish it from the repub lican AikenHope farm program He added that the meeting would be more educational than polit ical Brawling under British law is the offence of quarreling or creat ing a disturbance in church FINED Des Moines fines of each and court costs were paid Thursday by Robert Carey He pleaded guilty to charges of illegal possession of liquor and maintaining a liquor nuisance The charge grew out ofa raid at the Moonlight Inn last February SAME CHlilU liar nn traffic tMl 24 E R NICHOLSON Stroke Causes Bankers Death Carpenter Earl Raymond Pete Nicholson 49 banker at the Carpenter Savings bank died Friday morning at a m at a Mason City hospital following a stroke suffered a week ago He was born July 31 1899 at Carpenter and was educated at Carpenter He had served as the towns banker for 31 years and was on the town council tary of the school board and was a member of the board of the Vet erans Hospital at Osage He was also a member of the Masonic lodge and had participated in all civic projects Surviving are his wife former ly Clarice Paul of Mason City and a daughter Sheila Rae 3 sisters Mrs W Rosinsteil Fairbanks Alaska Mrs Clarence Plowman Northwood and Mrs Gus Geist Mason City and 3 brothers El mer of Plymouth Wilbur of Am boy Minn and Harold of Car penter He was preceded in death by his parents 2 brothers including a twin and 4 sisters Funeral arrangements are in complete The SchroederHoug funeral home St Ansgar is in charge r American Communist Goes F ree Says He Plans to Go Immediately to Soviet Zone of Germany London refused Friday to send Gerhart Eisler back to the United States to serve out 2 prison sentences he drew during investigation of his com munist activities there Bow street magistrates court rejected the American demand that Eisler be extradited That left Americas No 1 communist agent by a congres sional to go on to the soviet zone of permanently out of American grasp The squat mildappearing little man about vhom had whirled an international tempest heard the judgment stolidly at first He solemnly shook hands with the po Drops Freedom Try New York Gerhart Eisler abandoned Friday her court fight for release from Ellis Island and a deportation hearing was set for Wednesday Her counsel in withdrawing the court action Federal Judge Murray Huibert that she desired to leave the country as soon as possible to join her hus band in Europe In Washington however the justice department said it had no intention of let ting her depart voluntarily licemen who had guarded him But when court was dismissed and he was a free man he broke into a jubilant smile Wasnt Worried I wasnt worried hesaid I feel fine I am going to Germany as quickly as possible I am very glad the American reactionaries have been defeated and I hope they will be defeated many times more Eisler has been offered a pro fessorship in the University of Leipzig in the soviet zone of Germany Presumably that it where he is going Reject Demand After almost 2 hours of argu ment in Bow street only British court which can deal with extradition Sir Laurence Dunne rejected the American demand He said the United States failed to prove that the fugitive communist had been convicted of an extraditable of fense The United States had con tended that Eislers conviction of falsification of passport informa tion was tantamount to perjury vhich is an extraditable offense in Britain Eislers counsel declared ic was a political refugee and not extraditable The court held that Cislers offense was not the same as perjury and that he could not je extradited for the offense he had committed Eislevs other conviction was or willful and deliberate refusal o be sworn and testify before the house unAmerican activities com mittee Fighting Ends in Shanghai as Last Nationalists Quit Shanghai red blanket of communism quietly enveloped all of Shanghai Friday The gunfire ceased The last na tionalist holdouts surrendered Veteran troopers peacefully car ried red rule into the northern part of the worlds 4th largest city The communist occupation was complete 3 days after it began Red political officers began tak ing over the government of the greatest Asian commercial center and its 6000000 people The nationalist garrison of Woosung fortress folded up The government evacuation fleet pulled out down the Yangtze and into the East China sea The ships left behind the na tionalist troops who had failed to make the 10mile northward march down the Whangpoo river escape corridor from Shanghai to Woosung How many only the reds would know after they rounded them up The for Shanghai really was over Thursday night But not until Friday did the handful of na tionalist rear guards who made the final mad stand in the hearl of the city make up their minds to quit For 2 days they had held the bridges across Soochow creek which flows through downtown Shanghai and into the Whangpoo at the north end of the famous Bund And they held the big mod ern buildings that commanded the bridge approaches Communist troops came and them Friday morning And the thousands of suddenly freed civil and out into what had been a no mans land for 50 dangerous hours Reds to Hold Maneuvers in Air Corridor Berlin Russians an nounced Friday they will begin summer army and air maneuvers immediately and will not accept responsibility for allied aircraft flying over danger areas The Russian announcement to American authorities said air to ground fire will be conducted by their airplanes in the Bueckeberg air corridor to Berlin British and American officials protested that such firing would endanger out bound airlift craft The airlift into Berlin is again the chief means of supplying a city whose traffic is stalled by the 7day strike of west Berlin rail workers The Bueckeberg cor ridor is in the British zone and is one of the 20mile wide air lanes through which nearly 1000 allied airlift ships fly daily C P Zorchenko chief Russian air controller at the Berlin safety center advised the allies to shift route in Bueckeberg corridor TRIPLET DIES Waterloo One of 3 born to Mr and Mrs Earl H Coo ley last Tuesday died at a hospital here Thursday The other 2 a boy and a girl were reported in good condition
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