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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 2, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV Associated Press and United Press FuH Wires Rod eo Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER Z 1949 HOME EDITION iiiinr This Paper Consists of Two No 281 Sh ow Prov Thrills at Fair Would Call Gambler in Senate Probe Senator McCarthy Demands Costello Be Put on Stand Washington OJR Senator Joseph R McCarthy RWis demanded Friday that Frankie Costello a New York gambling king be called before senate in vestigators of the capital influ enceindustry McCarthy said he would insist that Chairman Clyde R Hoey DN Car of the investigating subcommittee call Costello when the inquiry is resumed several weeks hence I asume all the necessary wit nesses will be called McCarthy said I have no doubt but our capable chairman will call Cos But the committee has no plans for calling Costello Hoey has told reporters several times that none of the evidence presented so far warrants calling the New York gambler Costeilosname has come into the investigation only through McCarthys charges Denies Inquiry hearings which were re cessed Thursday McCarthy asked Maj Geri Harry H Vaughan whether he ever was investigated vfor accepting a payment for favors done Costellos liquor in terests Vaughan denied that the FBI ever had made such an in vestigation McCarthy said that Costello was associated in the Whitely corpor ation awholesale liquor firm with William Helis Louisiana and turf figure Hoey already has said that healings will be resumed when witnesses who now are ill are able to testify He also said that Helis would be subpenaed Hunt Bennett 111 James V Hunt key figure in the investigation is ill as is David Bennett perfume maker who gifted Vaughan with 7 deep freez ers Meanwhile republican investi gators said they would follow up an unlimited number of leads many involving Vaughan before letting the inquiry die McCarthy and Senator Karl Mundt R S Dak refused to di vulge the nature of these tips about the activities of President Trumans military aide New Robeson Riot Looms in New York Peekskill N Y Robe son says he will hold a concert mile from where a rioi broke up a scheduled apearance last veterans groups say theyll stage a parade to pro GLAMOR AT NORTH IOWA North Iowa fair has everything it seems including glamor The glamor is there even in the early morning Here are the members of the chorus line of Stars on Parade doing their settingup exercises on the track and stage in front of the grandstand They were there before the photog rapher discovered them too so it wasnt just a test it as they did before Tiie Negro Singer declaring Therell be no more not like that announced his ac ceptance Thursday night of an in vitation to sing Sunday afternoon in nearby Cortlandt where the riot raged last Saturday Fourteen veterans groups imme diately countered at a meeting near here with plans to hold a pa rade past the new concert scene that would be what they termed a conclusive d e mo nstration against communism A scheduled concert by the Ne gro has beenactively identified with leftist movements up into a fierce riot Sat urday after veterans groups staged a counterdemonstration At least 8 injured 2 seriously Robeson will sing Sunday under auspices of the Westchester com mittee for law and order which describes itself as a nonpolitical group formed after last weekends disturbance In Albany meanwhile a civil rights group protesting the riot in a march on the state capitol was booed Thursday night by a crowd of some 3000 persons No disor der was reported Tito Returns as Uprising Threat Seen Belgrade Yugoslavia UR Marshal Tito has returned to Bel grade to meet the possibility of a com inform uprising which might be staged to provide an ex cuse for a soviet invasion it was reported Friday Official Yugoslav sources said the government was giving seri ous consideration to the possibil ity Russian troops on Yugoslavias northern frontier would launch an invasion on the pretext of lib eration An invasion was not considered likely however unless some up rising was staged against Mar shal Titos regime Authoritative sources disclosed earlier this week that Russia has massed 50000 troops 500 tanks and numerous warplanes in Ro mania and Hungary opposite the Yugoslav frontier The troops have made no move since they wheeled into position some 4 days ago Officials were slightly worried by the fact the troops were not maneuvering but merely sitting Official sources4said Tito re turned to Belgrade from his Adri atic island hideaway of Brioni sometime within the past 48 hours to take personal charge of Yugo slav strategy To Hold Drive for Polio Funds New York Nauonal Foundation for Infantile Paralysis plans an emergency fundsraising drive about the middle of this month to take care of the over flow of polio cases from last year and the unusually large number this year it was revealed Friday The foundation said it would be stopgap drive in advance of the regular January March of campaign It said the date woul announced later uenies His Airplane Is Flying Saucer Las Vegas Nev saucers Not my airplane The man who invented and built a disctype plane found wrecked and abandoned in a Glen Burnie Md barn2 weeks ago says it has absolutely no relation whatever to any flying saucers that may have been seen in this country from time to time An air forces officer who looked at the Glen Burnie whatisit expressed belief it is definitely the prototype of the flying saucer Later the air forces said it couldnt have been a prototype since no flying saucer ever has been found Shucks I gave that thing up in 1939 Jonathan E Caldwell 6f year old Manhattan Beach Cal building contractor and inventoi who formerly lived in Glen Bur nie told a newsman here If the air force wants to know anything about ittheyre welcome to what ever I know Caldwell said the plane was testflown by Willard Driggers in 1939 that it was granted an ex perimental license by the com merce department He said it was powered by a 7cylindev engine in the nose was propeller diiven and the disc was a safety factor Caldwell is working in a small shop here trying to perfect an other radical plane that involves a rotor wing and a safety factor he described as the cyclogiro discovered 17 years ago by Dr Adolph Rohrbach of Berlin King Edmund of Englan rowned while trying to make tides obey him GJobeGazctte Photo publicity stunt The revue is presented each eve ing through Sunday Jimmie Lynchs Death Dodgers take over Monday PORTERHOUSE is the kind of beef met ropolitan restaurants buy at expositions and advertise for weeks serving porterhouse steaks clear down to the hocks These 4 animals were the pick of the 173 baby beeves Second Woman Dies After Being Trapped in Burning Automobile Fort Dodge 2nd of 2 Austin Minn women who were trapped in their blazing car when it left highway 20 east of Fort Dcdge last Aug 21 died Thurs day evening at Mercy hospital here She was Mrs Almeda Davison 84 of Austin Minn her daugh ter Miss Cora Davison 63 died Aug 22 of burns suffered in the accident GETS RADIO GROUP POST Minneapolis fP Professor Arthur M Barnes has been named a member of the council on radio journalism accredited of the schools asociation of and depart Kllled by Switch Engine DCS Moincs Hayes 70 Versailles Mo was killed Thursday when a switch engine hit her ns she walked across a railroad crossing hero ments of journalism He is head of the radio journalism seauence of the University of Iowa School of Journalism SAME Black flat meant traffic death In pail No Charge on Watermelon Raid Incident Guthrie Center UR Guthrie county Attorney Walter Delahoyde said Friday he would file no charges at this time in a shoot ing that broke up a watermelon raiding party and wounded 5 youths 2 of them seriously I do not feel there is sufficient evidence ajt this time to file charges against either the youths or the farmer Delahoyde said He said he talked with both of the more seriously wounded boys their parents and Ernest Abbot termer who told authorities he fired shotgun blasts over the heads of 15 or more boys Wednes day night and later met them face toface in a roadside incident Delahoyde said the boys and their parents requested no charges be fired Abbott was released after having been held for investigation WIN 2 AWARDS Philadelphia The Iowa department of the American Legion won 2 for boy scout work and one for most consistent service to the com munity state and the legions national convention here The legion also announced that Loren L Lorenzen Holstein Iowa had won a scholar ship any college of his choice Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Increasing cloudiness and warmer Friday night be coming partly cloudy Saturday High Saturday near 83 Low Friday night about 58 Iowa Fair and warmer Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and mild Low Friday night 56 62 Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures for the next 5 days will average near normal Normal maximum 80 to 83 nor mal minimum 56 to 60 Warm Saturday turning cooler in the north portion Saturday night and in all sections Sunday Warmer Tuesday then turning cooler in the north portion Wednesday Rainfall from scat tered showers Tuesday will average inch or less with no rains over some portions of Iowa Minnesota Mostly cloudy Friday night with a few widely scat tered thundershowers south central portion Mostly cloudy Saturday with scattered showers north and east portions Cooler west and north portions IN MASON CSTf GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 52 02 no 56 Golden Weddings Are Honored on 2nd Day Business picked up at the North Iowa fair Friday as the cowboys and cowgirls whooped it up in front of the stand with the Black Hills Western rodeo The sun shone brightly for the 2nd straight day on the fair but temperatures were soniewhat higher Friday than on the first day and attendance increased too The combination of a rodeo Golden Wedding day and childrens day also had something to do with it Attendance was below tions on the 1st day Manager M C Lawson admitted but he looked for Saturdays auto race crowd to be tremendous weather permitting Sundays running races the first time the North Iowa fair has booked horse races other than the harness type also are expected to draw well added Auditor Francis DeSart report ed 3782 paid admissions at the gate Thursday as compared with 4856 for the 1st day last year To 2 oclock Friday the gate was 2192 he said This figure does not include 939 exhibitors and other tickets also used for ad mission at the gate but paid for in advance The colorful stage revue Stars on Parade made its debut Thurs day evening for a 4night run featuring the Averyettes Ray Bali and the 4 Melodiers Snappy production numbers of modern western music Robin Hood pantomime Slaughter on 10th Avenue and the Feathered Fantasy presented gorgeous girls in fast routines 7 Vaudeville Acts Interspersed with the Avery production numbers were 7 acts of North Iowa Fair PROGRAM DAY vaudeville each performance a top drawer shown by Cerro Gordo county 4H club members at the North Iowa fair As ranked from right to left by the judge Martin Fabricius of Osage the owners are Robert Danger Delmar Diercks Roger Diercks and Jerry Van Note Arwoods acrobatic and balanc ing dogs the Banfield duo pre senting bouncing balls the comic Parker Brothers acrobats Albert Ostermaier and his white wonder horse Doheos Vernon and Bumpy father and son act the Oranto Trio balancing act and the Great Veno high wire act are among the acts that thrilled Thursdaynights crowd A sleek black Angus shown by Robert Danger topped the Cerro Gordo county 4H baby beef show at the fair Thursday Delmar Diercks calf was rated 2nd Judge Martin Fabricius of Osage award ed 3rd place to Roger Diercks and 4th to Jerry Van Note The 4 re ceived the only purple ribbons in the show Spaced in between the events on the afternoon programs were vaudeville and novelty acts which afforded spectators continuous en tertainment Canine Corps One act presented the Arwoods with their canine corps The dogs stood on canes worked their way up to a peak of blocks and bal anced themselves on one foot on top of their masters head Vernon and Bumpy a man and a 5year old youngster dis played sometrick balancing acts The youth seemed to balance any where on Vernons arms legs or head A beautiful Australian horse j trotted out for a track perform I ance and concluded with a back word canter which its trainers claim no other horse in the world can duplicate Says Reich to Be Taken Into Council Strasbourg France mer French Premier Georges Bi dault said Friday that Germany probably would be admitted soon to the council of Europe I think German membership has not been discussed much here because it is already practically settled Bidault said There is no opposition to it among the na tions represented at the European assembly Bidault said he expected the committee of foreign ministers would soon vote to extend Ger many an invitation to join the council Germany is Europe he said The committee of ministers knows that The former French premier aligned himself with a coilition group which was prepared to de mand assembly action Friday to create freer exchange of European currencies DIPLOMAT DIES Sydney Australia IP John Albert Beasley 54 Australian high commissioner to London died In a hospital here Thursday night after a short illness In Australia on a vacation en tered the hospital 2 weeks ago Beasley was formerly fninister of defense itt the Australian govern ment Iowa Has 4 Polio Deaths Within 3Day Period By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 4th polio death in Iowa in 3 days was recorded at Dubuque Friday Mrs Ann Carlin 33 died at Mercy hospital in Dubuque She had entered the hospital Monday Mrs Carlin is survived by her husband John Carlin of Garna villo and 5 children including 4 months old twins Keith Linn 4 son of Mr and Mrs F J Linn of Exira died at Raymond Blank hospital in Des Moines Thursday night of bulbar polio Earlier the deaths of William David Birch 7 at Mercy hospital in Dubuque and William Harris 27 Grinnell at University hos pitals in Iowa City were reported Tucker Tells of Threats on Life Chicago Tucker wouldbe auto builder under in dictment for mail fraud said Fri day that members of the Capone gang syndicate have threatened his life Tucker connected the threats with a prowler seen tampering with windows on the fire escape at his apartment building early Thursday It was reported that members of the Capone syndicate had bought franchises on Tuckers rearengine car and were demand ing their money back because the cars never were placed in mass production Forest City high school band on midway Sigurd Fardal director Band concert Forest City high school band Stage revue Stars on Parade AUTO RACES Judging Junior demonstra tions Cliff Cairns Dairy cattle William McKerrow beef cattle Martin Fabri cius Buffalo Center high school band on midway John Daa con director 1 30 J u d g i n g Womens home project Mrs Margaret Pratt sheep William McKerrow swine Carroll Plager 4H demonstrations Cliff Cairns concert Buffalo Center high school band John Daacon director Auto races specialty acti on stage Clear Lake high school band on midway John Kopecky director Band concert Clear Lake high school band Ko pecky director I Stage Revue State on Pa fade HORSE RACES Band concert Mason City Municipal band Carleton director Horse racing North Iowa Derby 8 running races Special acts on stage concert Mason City Municipal band Carleton Stewart director Stage Revue Stars on Pa rade MONDAY LABOR DAY D I s t r ic t demonstrations Baby beef sale Sheep and hog sale r G r a d i n g demonstrations Judging market grades Band concert Mascn City Municipal band Carleton Stewart director Thrill Show Jimmie Lynch Death Dodgers New vaude ville program Band concert Mason City Municipal band Carleton Stewart director Thrill Show Jimmie Lynch Death Dodgers Complete new show on stage Drops Dead After Rescuing Girl From Drowning Beach Ind August G Ott 56 retired meat packer rescued a young friend of his daughters from Lake Michigan then dropped dead of heart attack Ott his daughter Jean 17 and her house guest Lucille Winkler 19 Chicago were on an after dinner walk Thursday night when Miss Winkler decided to go for a swim Caught by high waves and an undertow she called for help Ott waded out into the water helped her to shore and then col lapsed The Ott family residents of Oak Park 111 were vacationing in Long Beach Ott is also survived by his wife Mary and another daughter Miriam Justice Rutledges Condition Critical York Maine The condition of Supreme Court Justice Wiley B Rutledge was reported as grave Friday by a York hospi tal bulletin The hospital said his name was on the critical list The bulletin was issued by Jus tice Rutledges physicians Dr Fred A Geier of Washington D and Dr Elmer Tower of the hospital staff The 55yearold jurist is suffer ing from a circulatory ailment DOUBLE TRAGEDY Baltimore As Mrs Rosalie Gibson prepared for the funeral ol her 4year old daughter Mary Lee who drowned she received word that her son Harvey 7 had been struck and killed by a truck Thursday U
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