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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                MOUTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER CDITID fOK THl HOMC MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSFAPIft THAT MAKIS All NORTH IOWANS N 11 6 H 10 ft I HOME EDITION VOLLVI Frw uui United Prut Full LWM Wlm Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 7 1951 Thit Pa ol T 111 Allied Attack on Border Expected Soon Urge New Schools for Mason City Building Involves Says Architects Estimate Construction of 4 new schools i Mason City as soon as possibl was recommended Friday evenin by the citizens school surve committee The committee recommended t the board of education that th people of Mason City be given an opportunity at a special election to meet the immediate school need of Mason City as follows 1 Modernization of presen buildings with acoustic treatmen of all ceilings and installation o modern chalkboards bulletin boards and book cases and new classroom lighting for the high school the two junior high schools Grant Madison and Jefferson el ementary schools 2 A new Roosevelt elementarv school with 18 classrooms and planned so that 6 more could be added 2 kindergartens a multiple purpose classroom ad ministrative offices library health rooms auditorium gymnasium or playroom and cafeteria 3 A new Washington elemen tary duplicate of the new Roosevelt except that it should be suited to a site of ap proximately 5 acres between 10th and 12th N W on Washington 4 A new Wilson building on a new site to include kindergarten 1st 2nd and 3rd grades The building would be expansible Separate Wing 5 A new Madison building on a new site like Wilson except that it would include a separate wing for special educationclasses now housed in Lincoln school The program was discussed by the central committee at length during the evening and architects which cost of approximately 12350000 for the projects if built without frills The committee agreed that it was a minimumadequate pro gram to meet the greatly in creased enrollment starting in September 1952 as indicated by the school census taken last June The alternative is classes of 45 or more students declared Chair man Leslie G Hawkins If there ever was a program which had a potential benefit to our less priv ileged it is this one The school census shows that children now living in Mason City will give kindergarten enrollments for the 5 years starting next year as follows 381 499 441 438 This does not consider 100 new homes not occupied at the time of the census or the 50 additional houses started since it was pointed out Special Election The school board already has adopted a time schedule aimed at a special election Dec 11 at which the voters could decide on a bond issue to finance the proposed pro gram Size of the bond issue would have to be determined by the school board after considering the architects estimates and before petitions for the election are cir culated A meeting of the school board has been called for Monday to consider the matter The schools already are over crowded it was pointed out in the committees report It gave the following report by buildings one utility classroom for audiovisual instruc tion music community meetings during school hours and the like It is not a spare classroom but can be used for that purpose in an emergency thereby depriving the school children of an educational asset to capacity Has no utility room Harding Contains 3 rooms available for enrollment increases expected in the neighborhood The rooms are now used for pupils transported from other overcrowd ed schools Washington and Wil to capacity Has a utility room Lincoln Contains a utility classroom although the 1st grade is excessively large and should be divided Three classrooms are used for special classes of handicapped children one classroom for present enrollment Has no utility room A small bookstorage room is being used for a regular classroom McKinley Contains a utility classroom and two additional classrooms which should be avail able for pupils from the neighbor hood These two extra classrooms are now used for pupils from the Washington attendance area Filled to Capacity Monroe elementary Filled to VICE PRESIDENT AT ben Barkley left shakes hands with T Eugene Thornton democratic county chairman Barkley arrived at the Wa terloo municipal airport on his 3rd stop during the cross country tour capacity The 5 elementary class rooms4n this building are needed jy the junior high school Has no utility room Roosevelt elementary Filled o capacity including 4 basement ooms which are very unsatisfac ory Several of the other rooms n this old college building are un atisfactory for the elementary classes assigned to them Has no utility room 5 classrooms or present enrollment These lasses are now being transported o Harding and McKinley Wash ngton is the building which has jeen partially abandoned because if the threatened collapse ol the north half Has no utilityroom two classrooms or present enrollment One grade s being transported to Harding and the 2nd grade room is over oaded with more than the ac epted maximum enrollment Has 10 utility room Approximately 40 amilies will move into unoccupied lomes in this district before the nd of the school year according o estimates Monroe junior high Roosevelt unior high and the senior high classrooms now in use utherans Give arge Fund for 23 Colleges Des Moines 6 50000 has been raised for the 23 olleges and seminaries of the nited Lutheran church in Amer a delegates to the churchs bien ial convention were told Satur ay Doctor Rees Edgar Tulloss pringfield Ohio said contribu ons had gone well over the S6 00000 goal set for the Christian igher education year appeal Doc or Tulloss is general director of he appeal Results from the various ynodical directors now assure us total of in the appeal e said Doctor Tulloss former president f Wittenberg college said 17 ynods have reached or exceeded leir quotas They include California Canada Florida eorgiaAlabama Illinois Iowa CentuckyTennessee M i c h i gan ebraska North Carolina Ohio ittsburgh Rocky Mountain Slo akZion South Carolina Virginia nd West Virginia He predicted at least 28 of the 2 synods would reach their uotas before the appeal ends next SRr Doctor W C Schaeffer Jr Al Pa president of the LCA board of American mis ons urged the church to achieve rganization of one new congre ation a week Doctor Schaeffer said this would 3d 1000 new congregations and 00000 members in 20 years He said only Utah Maine New ampshire Vermont and Rhode sland are the only states with ut ULCA congregations in this ountry 45TH RABIES CASE Des Moines The city calth department Friday report d the citys 45th case of rabies mong animals Three of the rabies ases have been cats all of the thcrs dogs Alben Berkley in Bid for Farm Voters Sioux City President Alben Barkley brought his genia salesmanship to Iowa Friday in a bid for the farm vote that made it clear the democrats will leave the controversial Brannan plan out of their campaign arsenal In a speech here Friday night the vice president said farmers their prosperity Fitp demo cratic administrationsand should give President Truman a demo cratic congress Nov 7 if they wanl more of the same His speeches did not mention the Brannan farm plan and he touched on it only in answer to questions at press conferences On the basis of the record I claim that we have the right to ask every farmer in America to vote for the democratic party Nov 7 Barkley said Barkley praised Senatorial Can didate Albert J Loveland and Lester Gillette democratic candi date for governor who accompa nied him on his swing across the state But he did not mention Lovelahds opponent Republican Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper A prepared text for his Sioux City speech attacked Hickenloop ers incredible mismanagement charges against the atomic energy commission But the vice president dropped that section of his speech and said I am not here to denounce any body or to throw mud at any re publican office holder 3 in Hospital 4 Being Held After Crash Iowa persons were n a hospital here and 4 in the ffardin county jail at Eldora Sat urday following a headon collision on highway 65 a quarter of a mile south ofhere at 9 a mFriday Mrs Oyc Juncker of Iowa Falls is in Ellsworth municipal hospital with a broken leg and her sons Jerry and Edward are being treat ed for bruises and lacerations Mr Juncker was released after treat ment The car driven by Juncker in the raincollided with one com ng from the opposite direction in which were Clement Emery 22 of Albert Lea Minn Ronald Han son 20 of Hayward Minn Ivan hristenson 16 and Tom Paine 16 of Superior Wis The 4 were given first aid at the hospital and released Sheriff Paul Hodgson who in vestigated the crash said Emory was being held for investigation and that Hanson wanted to re main in jail with his buddy The ther two boys runaway hitch likers the officer said were be ng held for home town officers Witness Not Satisfactory Big Money Deals of ExCapone Mobsters Under Scrutiny Chicago The Chicago Dally News reported Saturday Phil DAndrea former Capone gangster stepped out of tradi tional underworld character and talked freely to senate crime In vestigators I dont have anything to fear any more Scarface Al Capones former bodyguard is said to have told the committee The Chicago HeraldAmeri can reported a committee staff member remarked If the mob knew what DAndrea told ui hed be mur dered within the next 24 hours The News said Sen Kefauver chairman of the In vestigating group and his staff sat as they lis tened to DAndrea tell of hit life with the gang of the mafia dreaded Sicilian secret society and of winding up nearly broke after romping with big spenders of the prohibition era Chicago money deal ings by a former Capone gangster now on federal parole took top billing Saturday in the senate crime committees investigation The committee delved deep into the financial activities of Paul The Waiter Ricca reportedly one of the bosses of a big gambling syndicate and once a top man in the Capone mob One com mittee member described Ricca as the leader of the secret Mafia group The investigators were primar ily interested in A His loan from race track operators and B How he spent more than sinceJiis parole from federal Senator Estes Kefauver D committee chairman after disclosing to newsmen Riccas financial dealings expressed dis pleasure in regard to testimony today by him and other witnesses said the answers given the committee by Ricca the dapper 52yearold gentleman farmer were unsatisfactory Badly Strained The truth has been badly strained by some of the wit nesses Kefauver said Kefauver also told reporters hat the circumstances of the oans to Ricca seem uspicious We are satisfied that t was not a straight loan but omething else Ricca emerged as the central igure in the committees investi gation of Chicagos Underworld ctivities after two days of closed icarings The committee which leld a long night session Friday ight was expected to finish closed essions Saturday but Kefauver aid the full committee will re urn later He is the only commit ee member present The group which is holding earings in the nations major ities is to begin sessions in New tork next Wednesday Kefauver aid the hearings will deal with few York and New Jersey and the ommittee will investigate deal ORDBRS DOCTOR REGISTER Washington UR President Truman Friday ordered selective service to start registering doctors and dentists for the draft on Oct 16 UN Authorizes Final Assault on North Korea By FRANCIS W CARPENTER New York United Na tions assembly Saturday in effect authorized a final UN drive across the 38th parallel against com munist North Korea and wrote a master plan for rebuilding the wartorn country The final vote on an 8power plan for reconstructing a unified Korea was 47 to 5 with 7 abstem tions The soviet bloc stood alone against the majority plan The key section of the resolu tion provided that all appropriate steps be taken to insure conditions of stability throughout Korea This was generally interpreted as authorizing Gen Douglas Mac Arthur to send American and other foreign troops across the 38th parallel to join South Korean forces already over the border United States delegates main tained that MacArthur had enough authority under security council actions this summer but some delegates took a different view and insisted the assembly should act Before the voting began on the majority resolution the Soviet Ukraine charged that Americans andSouth Koreans are conniving to drive through Korea to Harbin seize Manchuria and give Japan the chief role in Asia ingsthat interlock in the two states Hour On tne Stand Ricca one of the 7 men who went to prison in 1944 for con spiracy to extort from the movie industry spent more than an hour before the commit tee Friday He was followed by Hugo Ben nett an auditor for Sportsmans park race track in suburban Ci cero and the Miaimi Beach Fla Kennel club He told the commit tee he had tent to Ricca since 1948 To make the loans Bennett said he borrowed Wilham Johnston one of the own ers of Sportsmans park and 000 from Max Silverberg who operate concessions at Sports mans park and other race tracks He said he did not tell them what he planned to do with the money Kefauver said Bennett who is to be questioned later told the committee the loans were secured jy a mortgage on Riccas farm in Kendall Chi a mortgage on one of lis homes in Long Beach Ind Philip DAndrea another for mer member of the Capone mob and also on federal parole in con nection with the conspiracy con viction testified at Friday nights session Kefauver said the com mittee questioned him on the background of the Capone gang in an effort to learn the parts played jy each member Refuses to Answer The committee had trouble with me Ann Fischetti wife of Charles Fischetti Capone loodlum reported hiding in Mexi o with his brother Rocco and ony Accardo also an exCapone gangster She refused to answer any Uestions and was ordered to re urn Saturday Kefauver said she willbe kept under subpoena for pine time and added that the irst time a quorum of the com mittee meets she may be cited or contempt AP Wlrtphoto RAIL LINES BOMBED 1ST CAVALRY TAKES KAE superforts blasted bomb symbols rail lines from Pyongyang to Chonglin in North Korea Saturday Meanwhile South Koreans and other U S forces arrows continued to gain TALKS WITH ILLINOIS GOVERNOR Sen fauver head of the senates crime investigating committee talks with Gov Adlai Stevenson of Illinois in Chicago after the governor appeared before the commit tee The committee holding its 2nd days closed hearings heard Governor Stevenson plead for federal laws to cripple slot machine and bookie information operations Plane Crashes at Blue Earth Blue Earth Minn A 4 passenger Beechcraft Bonanz plane crashed 16 miles east o here about 6 p m Friday Saturday more than 16 hour later searchers i found the body of the pilot about 500 yards from the wreckage Sheriff William Matthies iden tif ied the body from papers as tha of Terry L Kenust 33 of Lin coin Nebr Kenust was a partne in Flight Lines Inc of Lincoln He flew a passenger to Minne a polls Friday afternoon andtoo off alone for the return journe about 5 p m The body was spotted by search plane at midmorning afte an all night ground search hai failed Tall grass and weeds hai hidden the body from groum searchers Officers said the pilot appar ently either was thrown or jumpec from the plane Wreckage was scattered over a wide area The door was found 3 miles from the fuselage and on wing two miles away The crash scene is about 100 miles south of Minneapolis no far from the MinnesotaIowa border Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Saturday nigh and Sunday High Sunday 60 to 65 Lows Saturday night near 40 Iowa Generally fair and cooler Saturday night Low Saturday night 40 to 45 Partly cloudy with moderate temperatures Sunday High Sunday 60 to 65 in the north 64 to 68 in the south portion Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Monday high Monday 72 to 75 Scattered showers Monday night and Tuesday turning cooler Tues day Minnesota Mostly cloudy and cool Saturday night with scattered showers in north and central portions Sunday partly cloudy and cool with scattered showers northeast Low Saturday night 3035 north 3540 south High Sunday 55 north to 60 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Maximum 72 Minimum 49 At 8 a m 51 Precipitation 86 YEAR AGO Maximum 76 Minimum 55 SAME WhlU meani Irifflt 94 WOUNDED IN KOREA Richard DHIxson son of Mr and Mrs C D Hlxson 227 23rd S W was wounded in action Sept 29 while serving with the 1st marine division in Korea accordingto word received here Saturday He was in the 1st wave at the Inchon landing and was one of the group which raised the American flagover the U S consulate in Seoul Necedah farm Woman Collapses After Message Necedah Wis Anna Van Hoof collapsed at her farm yard shrine Saturday after de ivering what she said was her 7th and final message from the Virgin Mary Just previously a toman Catholic priest said he saw he sun whirl The gaunt mother of 7 was re vived after a few minutes and was helped into the house Her 25minute message deliv red as usual in the 1st person was heard by a rainpelted crowd esti mated at 30000 It followed the general pattern if previous messages she said were jiven to her by the Mother of Christ calling upon Christians to ray for the conversion of Russia The priest who refused to per mit use of his name told reporters I saw it the sun whirl clock Wise and it also jumped Several women among the housands of visitors jamming this illage also said they saw the sun vhirl Newsmen saw nothing un isual The claim by the priest and the came in midmorning when be sun appeared momentarily hrough heavy clouds During the ight rain intermittently drove a mall crowd of the faithful from heir vigil at a shrine to coyer At 10 a m Capt Preston itcEvoy of the state highway atrol estimated the crowd at 5000 and still swelling rapidly 1st Cavalry Wheels to North Front South Koreans Spear Within 20 Miles of Wonsan Allies Moss By RUSSELL BRINES Tokyo divi sions drove within sight of the red Korea border on the west Saturday They noon may smash across in the big drive to knock out the reel ingreds An airforce spokesman said the U S 1st cavalry wheel horse of the Southern Korea breakout smashed into song two miles south of the border Three South Korean divi sions already were over border in the east On the east coast South Ko rean troops were reported within 20 miles of Wonsan deep in red territory The rapid advance of the lit calvary troopers from last reported position in the Suwon area 20 miles south of liberated Seoul indicated they may spear head the expected big push of United Nations forces on the red capital North of The air force spokesmans ri port came only a few hours after General MacArthurs summary disclosed for the 1st time that the cavalry division was north of Seoul v TheSummary said the cavalry men had crossed the Imjin rhrer 30lmiles northwestof ated South Korean capitaLvKAe toot 8 farther the largest city on fringe et the red V From Kaesong the their heaviest invasion thrust against the UNsponsored republic June 25 The cityis the main highway and railroute to the communist capital 92 air miles to the north west There were ho details to Kae songs capture reported to AP Correspondent Hal Boyle by a U S 5th air force spokesman Mac Arthurs summary had said troopers met only scattered resis tance in hurdling the wide bank of the Imjin Behind the 1st cavalry division other American British Aus tralian and South Korean forces massedfor a knockout punch against the reeling reds U S ma rines are at Uijongbu southeast of Kaesong and 18 miles south of 38 3 Divisions Across Three South Korean are across the parallel on the east coast and along a 50mile moun tainous margin inland The South Korean 3rd division was driving north of Hupkok within 20 miles of Wonsan and more than 95 miles north of the border east coast Wonsan a big industrial city is one of Koreas 10 best ports The reds are expected to make a stand there Correspondent Boyle reported the reds were frantically building a defense line anchored to Wonsan on the east and Pyongyang on the west MacArthurs spokesman re ported that Korean red prisoners said they were instructed to try to escape to the soviet port of Dairen on the southern tip of Manchuria But the spokesman cautioned against placing too much credence in this Other reports from red prisoners said that about 80 per cent of North Koreas 10000000 people would be friendly toward U N forces crossing the parallel Nebraska Governor o Address Young by Telephone Lincoln Val Peterson ill be one of the speakers who vill address a Lutheran young eoples group meeting at Des Koines Sunday He will speak by elephone Pope Proclaims Dogma on Oct 31 Vatican City dogma of the bodily assumption into heaven of the Virgin Mary will be proclaimed by Pope Pius XII Oct 31 in St Peters square The pontifical mass celebrating the event will be held the follow ing morning in St Peters basil ica Originally it had been planned to hold both ceremonies on Nov 1 but the split service was deemed necessary because of the vast throng of pilgrims expected to come here at that time Pilgrimages arriving Saturday included one from New Jersey headed by Msgr James A Mc Nulty auxiliary bishop of Newark The pilgrims were greeted by Naples city officials before they left for Rome I 3 4 FINAL Indiana Iowa 1 2 3 4 FINAL NaryODD Northwestern t 2 3 4 FINAL Michigan01H HI Dartmouth 3 4 FINAL Army State 3 4 FINAL Wisconsin Illinois   

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