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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1949, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated and United Press Full Five a Copyl MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 17 Truman May Delay Coal Strike Move Action From White House Had Been Expected Thursday Washington The while house indicated Thursday thai President Truman might wait a any or so longer before trying to head off n new coal strike Up until Thursday morning all signs had pointed to a presidential move Thursday to keep the strike from starting again in 2 weeks Then Presidential Press Secre ary Charles G Ross told reporters that he did not expect any devel opments during the day He said This Paper Consists of Two Ona No Two Superforts in on what next few BOY remove coal from aroud iOy Thursday after he became trapped in buried to his shoulders when a chute was opened to load a truck At right Louis cries af rescuers lift AP Wirephofo yearold Louis trapped in a railroad coal ExSergeant to Be Tried for Treason Washington 11 o r n e y General McGrath Thursday an nounced the indictment of John David Provoo former U S army staff sergeant on rhnrcrpp ree from the coal treason sergeant on charges of The attorney general said the Indictment was returned Thurs day by a federal grand jury i New York City Provoo has bee under arrest there since Sept xvhen he was discharged from th army The indictment is based on al legcd treasonous in the Philippines and Japan while Pro voo was a prisoner of war in the hands of the Japanese McGraths announcement dis closed that about 15 witnesses were brought to this country from Japan after Provoos arrest to testify about his activities before the grand jury The justice department s a i c that Provoo now 33 formerl was a federal reserve bank em ploye in San Francisco and tha he long had been a student o the Buddhist religion The departments statemen said that when Corregidor in the Philippines fell to the Japanese in May 1942 Provoo stepped for ward and offered his assistance to the enemy Thereafer the de partment asserted he shaved his head and dressed as a Japanese Buddhist priest Punchboard Records May Bring AntiGambling Suit Des Moines Attorney General Robert L Lars id Thurs arso said Thursday that alleged punchboard iecords seizedl a sheriffs raid in Des Moines may form the basis for L state suit charging conspiracy to violate the antigambMng laws 8 Photostating U S Closes Consulate in Chungking China OJR The United States closed its consulate and information service office in the nationalist capital of Chung king Thursday as Chinese commu nist troops drew closer from 3 di rections U S Vjce Consul J W Rozier also confirmed that the American consulate in Kunming capital city of Yunnan province 400 miles southwest of here had been closed Latest reports reaching here said communist troops continued to push forward from points ai rectly east south and northeast of Chungking Official military sources claimed nationalist troops had recaptured Pangshui 75 miles east of Chung king The military of defense had not disclosed that the communists had taken the city Fighting was reported to be un derway now in the vicinity of Pangshui Communist forces to the south of Chungking were reported driv ing toward Tsunyi 125 miles from Chungking and 200 miles from captured Kweiyang Another red column was re ported driving toward Wahnsien 135 miles northeast of Chungking Chocolate flavored penicillin in powder form soon will be avail able scientists say nn irtllia dentils In 1 houri Sheriff Howard C of Polk county described as disclosing a punch board business Sheriff Reppert who said the seized records contained names of punchboard buyers and distribu Iowa cities commented that this could crack the punch board business in Iowa wide open Larson said our department considers punchboards just as vicious as slot machines He said he would continue this gambling cleanup The sheriff said the records along with 24 punchboards were seized m a raid Wednesday in the home of Herbert Wolf of Des Moines Wholesale Dealer Reppert described Wolf as a wholesale dealer in cash and mer chandise punchboards He said the 24 boards seized in Wolfs base ment included sample models de signed for operations in closed territories The sheriff said there were boards disguised as a cigar box and a book Wolf was not at home when the raid was made The sheriff said Wolfs records showed an annual business in Iowa Nebraska North and South Dakota which ran as high as 571 with sales in Iowa alone as high as a year Reppert conferred with Attorney eneral Robert L Larson shortly after the raid Towns Listed Sheriff Reppert said the records listed names of buyers and pros pective customers in Iowa towns and cities including Atlantic Find Arrest of Judith Coplon Legal New York Judge Sylvester J Ryan ruled Thursday mat Judith Coplons arrest was legal and that papers taken from her purse by the FBI can be used as spy trial evidence against her The former government girls attorney Archibald Palmer had contended her arrest was illegal because FBI men had no warrant when they took her and Soviet Engineer Valentin Gubitchev into custody last March 4 The government charges that the papers found in her purse were abstracts from secret gov ernment papers and that she planned to give them to Gubitchev for passing on to the Russians Ryan held that the FBI was justified in making the arrest without a warrant He said agents had reasonable ground to believe the girl was guilty of a crime and also that she might escape before a warrant could be obtained Waterloo Man Is Arrested on Abortion Count Boone Burlington Waterloo UR Dr Gabri Rapids Chrles Lichty about 45 Waterloo had no forecast night happen in the days May Have Statement There was still a possibility that Mr Truman would give some hint of his intentions at a late after noon news conference The presi dent reportedly is considering 2 possible peace plans 1 To ask Union Leader John L Lewis and the soft coal oper ators to submit their dispute to a special factfinding board empow ered to make recommendations If accepted this plan would have the effect of delaying a strike while the board studies the dispute possibly for 60 days 2 To invoke the TaftHartlcy law This provides for a factfind ing board study and for a court injunction against a strike Officials have indicated that Mr Truman may propose the special factfinding board first If this is rejected he then would invoke the TaftHartley emergency pro visions next Monday In Trumans Hands The 6 months old coal dispute was put in the presidents hands Wednesday Cyrus S Ching fed eral mediation service chief re Colli Biggest Air Rescue Search in Progress sion Hamilton Bermuda or further to get Lewis and the op erators to agree on a compromise Lewis has asked for more wages and shorter hours for miners He also wants a boost in the present 20centsatoii royalty on coal pro duction which goes to finance his unions welfare fund The fund pays for miners pensions and in urance benefits Coal operators have refused to 3oost their labor costs They have offered to renew their old miners contract It expired last July But the operators are demanding some contract pledge against frequent strikes and also safeguards on velfare fund spending biggest peacetime a i r rescue search in history was underway Thursday for a lost B29 bomber which ran out ol fuel and crash landed in the sea somewhere near Bermuda Wednesday Twenty U S airmen were aboard Nearly 100 air fore navy and coast guard planes from bases all along the Atlantic seaboard criss crossed above Bermudas sur rounding waters hoping for a sight of the stricken bomber bobbing liferafts First search patrols Wednes day afternoon were fruitless The last word from the super fortress whose navigation instru ments failed on a flight to Eng land was a radio message Go ing to ditch in 5 minutes After that message Wednesday morning a U S coast guard ves sel heard weak SOS signals spurring hopes that the crewmen had taken to rubber life rafts equipped with automatic wire less distress signalers The plane part of a B29 group enroute to England from March air base Californio lost its way when its radio navigation equip ment failed and it encountered bad weather U S officials at Kindley air base here thought it probably went down 150 miles of Ber The U S air force navy and coast guard and the Royal Navy all joined in the search Planes came from 9 American bases A B29 group returning from Eng land and another enroute there from California also were drafted into the searoh The missing bomber was Srom the 2nd squa dron of the 22nd bombardment group City Cherokee Clarinda Cleai Lake Clinton Council Bluffs reston Davenport Des Moines Dubuque Dunlap Fonda Fort Madison Fort Dodge Guthrie Center Imogene Iowa City Keokuk Le Mars Maquoketa Marshall town Missouri Valley Vfuscatine New Hampton New London Oelwein Osage Oska oosa Ottumwa Riverside Sioux Ziiy Victor Waterloo Waukon Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and continued cool through Friday Winds diminishing Thursday night Low Thursday night 23 High Friday 42 xwa Partly cloudy Thursday and Friday Slightly colder Thursday night and a little warmer west Friday Low Thursday night 25 to 30 rlinnesota Cloudy north and east and partly cloudy southwest Thursday night and Friday Light snow northeast and ex treme north portion Friday Warmer southwest portion Fri day Low Thursday night 20 to 26 high Friday 32 to 36 north east 40 to 45 southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics f the 24 hours ending at 8 a m hursday Maximum 33 Minimum 2R At 8 a m 29 Snowfall trace 45 AGO Maximum Minimum rested Thursday on a charge of attempting to produce abortion Black Hawk County Attorney Blair Wood said the charge was connected with alleged abortion attempts on a woman from Minne apolis Minn and another from LaCrosse Wis He said the alleged attempts were made in Lichtys office here Lichty has been practicing medicine in Iowa since 1928 short ly after his graduation from the University of Minnesota Medical School Pie is a member of a Waterloo family that includes several prominent doctors Following his arrest at his office by Waterloo police and State Bureau of Criminal Investigation Agent Max Studer of Mason City Lichty was taken to Woods otficc for questioning Wood said the abortion attempt on the Minneapolis woman al legedly occurred Oct 28 Iowa law provides for imprison ment up to S years and a fine on conviction of the charge Conviction also would lead to re vocation of the doctors license Arrest of Lichty apparently was the outgrowth of an investigation by F Manlcy Brist St Paul Minn attorney and legal adviser to the Minnesota board of medical examiners Report Delay in Restoring Trains Special orders were received lere Thursday by the division su aerintendents office of the Chi ago and North Western railroad hat passenger trains Nos 11 and 6 on the Belle PlnineSanborn ine are not to be put back in serv ce Monday Press service reports from Chi ngo Wednesday stated that all Vorth Western and Milwaukee ailroad trains discontinued be ause of the ICC order curtailing ervice during the coal strike were o resume service Monday Milwakee officials warned that he late evening train out of Chi ago to Mason City would not esume service until Monday eve ing arriving here at a m Tuesday The ICC order is not ef fective until p m Sunday it was pointed out and the train schedule calls for a p m departure from Chicago Berkley Due in St Louis on Thursday St Louis Mo Presi dent Alben W Barkley arrives by plane Thursday for his marriage to Mrs Carleton S Hadley The attractive 38 year old widow was expected to meet him at the airport Thursday afternoon The ceremony takes place at 1 a m at St Johns Methodist church in West St Louis Mrs Hadley hoped to get some rest in between greeting her rela tives and those of the Barkley family 34 in all who were arriv ing for the ceremony Later as any bride she was due for an appointment with a hair dresser She will get a facial and have her dark grayflecked hair put up in a specially designed coiffure Mrs Hadley would not reveal the design of her wedding dress However old friends whom she worked with at Washington uni versity ancllhe Wabash railroad were invited to look at the trous B29 CRASHThis is the tail of one of the 2 crashed near Stockton Cal It is unknown how many perished aboard the 2 aircraft The tail is part of the B29 which crashed and burned on McDonald island levee on the ban Joaqum river 9 miles west of Stockton 7YearOld Girl Found Murdered in Idaho Canal Hurley Idaho body of Glenda Joyce Brisbois was found Thursday in a canal and Sheriff Saul H Clark said the 7 year old girl was murdered The sheriff said also that a car which may carry the girls abduc tor is believed cornered in a maze of littleused roads in the general vicinity of Malta and Bridge Idaho Clark said Glendas body was mutilated It was found in a canal 5 miles south of here Thursday morning He said it had not yet been determined definitely wheth er the girl had been sexually at tacked Clark said a dark car had been spotted intermittently from the air by one of the planes which had been searching for the girl The plane reported that at one time the car stopped and a man wear ing a white or light colored shirt got out Radioequipped state police and sheriffs cars were rushed into the area in an effort to blockade all exits from the vicinity Officers in northern ptah have been asked to blockade highways there Clark said The blonde daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Brisbois was last seen Wednesday night at oclock when she reportedly en tered a dark automobile near her home Saved 7 Are Found Dead and 11 Are Missing Crash Occurs Above Stockton Cal at Midnight Wednesday Stockton Cal Two air force Superforts collided 26000 feet above Stockton at midnight One fell in flames The tail of the other fell off and it crashed in the mud Four of the 22 men aboard were saved Seven were found dead in the wreckage Eleven are missing Detailed checking eliminated 1 survivor reported by Lodi Cal police The 4 all at the navy annex of the Stockton supply depot after treatment for minor injuries are Lt Warren F Sharrock whose home ironically is only 26 miles east of Stockton in the Sierra foothills T Pvt Keith R Burns 19 Boise Idaho apparently the only sur vivor of the burning plane Frank D Schmidt Nee ley Ohio Sgt Robert S Kluge 26 Spo kane Recover Bodies The sheriffs office field party radioed 3 bodies had been taken from the plane that burned on a McDonald island levee on the San Joaqum river in the Delta 9 miles west of here State Highway Patrolman Bill Alott said 4 bodies were taken from the plane that crashed 6 feet deep into the mud on the Eindge tract 2 miles north and across the San Joaqum The wings of this plane were in tact but the tail assembly had collapsed A radio from the field party at this plane ordered all spectators cleared from the area because of nigh octane gasoline fumes Hamilton field 25 miles north u Francisco said the plane that burned was from the 326th seau Episcopal Bishop in Weak Condition New York Episco oal Bishop William T Manning 83 was reported in a drastically weak condition Thursday at St Lukes hospital The former head of the New York ciioccse has been under treat ment at tho hospital since Nov 4 or m undisclosed U S Eastern Diplomats to Hold Conference in Bangkok Washington white house announced Thurs day that American diplomats in Eastern Asia will hold a regional conference at Bangkok in January President Tru is aendmg Philip C Jessup the administrations top nwiip trnnhlo uVinnfoi man diplomatic trouble shooter it Jessup who has the rank of ambassadoratlarge will make a survey tour of the Far East He will leave on the trip around the first of the year The an nouncement said that he would de part after completing his work as a member of the delegation to the U N general assembly The regional conference of top diplomats in eastern Asia and the far east as the announcemen phrased it will be held at Bang kok nt the end of January Bangkok is the capital of Thailand Jessup will go from the United States to Tokyo it was learned and visit the Philippines nation alist China nnd a number of other countries which figure in American plans for developing a strong anti communist stand in that area After lie Bangkok meeting Jes sup will return to the United States by wny of India and Pakistan The white house announcement ws made after President Truman held a 70 minute review of United States far eastern policy with Secretary of State Acheson Jes sup and other ranking state de partment policy makers WHERE WEDDING WILL TAKE is a view of the front of the chapel of St Johns Methodist church St Louis where Vice President Alben W BarkJcy and Mrs Carlcton S Hadley will be married at 11 n ni JMidav 2nd Perjury Trial Is Started for Hiss New York Hiss former state department official went on trial Thursday for the 2nd time on perjury charges Sixty prospective jurors were on hand when Federal Judge Hen ry W Goddard called the trial into session Goddard 73 years old and a republican was appointed to he bench by President Harding in BULLETIN Los Angeles OR Deputy Chief of Police Thad Brown announced Thursday that Fred Stroble suspected slayer of Linda Joyce Glucoft has been in Pcrshiner Square in downtown Los Angeles Girl Injured in Jump From Auto Muscatine Reind 18 was injured early Thursday when she told police she jumped from a speeding car The girl found along highway 38 just north of Muscatine was taken to a hospital where at tendants said she had a broken collar bone cuts and bruises and possible other injuries Police said Miss Reindl refused to tell hem who else had been in the car or why she jumped Entire Family of 7 Laid Up With Mumps and Mrs Delos Wcrle who live in the north part of Manly have 5 children 4 of school age The 4 in school bacamc H with the mumps and it looks as if the youngest Stevie is com ng down with the ailment Mrs Werle discovered Tuesday she was a victim of the mumps and the Carrie clay it was necesary for Mr Verlc to lay off at the Rock slaiul as refrigerator inspector He also has the disease u The other was the d25tb Both were part of the 92nd bombardment group at Spokane Wash air force base Reports Crash First definite word of the crash n a fog came from one of the sur vivors Lt Sharrock The lieuten staggered into Edward Ken ypns King Island fishing resort bleeding from a head injury i J ran smack The other plane nto us he gasped The Kenyons heard the crash were out looking for the lames in the fog when Sharrock arrived Soon afterward the San Joaquin henffs office reported finding 2 unlisted men alive One was Pvt Burns the other was chmidt The Lodi Cal police depart rient said its men had picked up other enlisted men One of these was Sgt Kluge vho said he parachuted from the hip later found stuck in the mud He too reached a King Island ishmg resort and called the sher Cfs office at Stockton one of the irst to report the disaster North lowans in Foreign Service Jobs Washington over the to Singapore and Vthens to San re serving their country in state epartment foreign service assign ments More than 80 native Hawkeycs are spotted around the globe There arc a number of consuls and first secretaries of embassies from Iowa but no ambassadors and only one Al len Wheeler of Ventura Wheeler is counsellor of embassy with rank of minister plenipotentiary at Mexico City He is the ranking officer under the ambassador Here are other North lowans in state department jobs as listed in the latest complete department personnel roundup in April Gilbert Blackman Ackley vice consul Port of Spain Trini dad Francis Willard Calder Stacyville consul Praha Du wayne Gerald Clark Charles City chief division of Brazilian affairs Washington Lyle Clifford Him rnel Radcliffe assistant attache Tehran Arthur C Nagle Clarion administration officer Washing ton Harold Barlow Quarton Al gona consul general Tampico and Harold C Vedcler Waukon Aus trian affairs division Washington IOWAN CRASH VICTIM Phoenix Ariz of 10 nen killed in a truck collision near Gila Bend Ariz Nov 30 has been identified as Jesse Alien Copeland 31 of Council Bluffs Towa
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