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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAMR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHIORS VOL LVU AnocUtcd Prcu and United ICM Full LMM Wire Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 13 This Paper ComistJ Two M Accused Woman Doctor Facing Kidnap Charge Is Free on Bond by two doctors and two other property owners Dr Charlotte close friend Dr Herbert vice president of the Santa Fe County Medical association David Hughes and Walter G Turley SanU Nancy Campbell 43yearold Yaletrained woman doctor was released from jail Monday on bond pending trial on charges of kidnaping a contractors 9year old daughter The bond was signed Her attorney made immediate AP Wirephoto KIDNAP SUSPECT Nancy Campbell 43 lowerleft stares unsmilingly at the camera after her arrest in the kidnaping of 9yearold Linda Stamm She is shown being questioned by Santa Fe Police Chief A E Martinez standing New Mexico Police Chief Joe Eoaeh center and Percy Wyly II right chief FBI agent in New Mexico Government Sloshes Use of Aluminum Need Metal for Military by January Washington govern ment Monday slashed the non military use of aluminum by about 35 per cent starting in January William H Harrison adminis trator of the national production authority announced the order at news Replying to a question he said the order very likely Will cause some unemployment in particular factories but he iwould expect that industry would haye some opportunity lto prepare before January and use some substitutes for aluminum Harrison said that in the final analysis thisorder does not take aluminum away from nonmili tary uses More than 30 per cent of the supply is directly needed ipr the presentdefense program including stockpiles he said this order simply distributes the available supply to all tionmili tary users in accord with the pat tern of use earlier in the year Union Asks Truman to Fire Secy Brannan A A Couch of the Iowa State Fed eration of Labor asked President Truman Monday to fire Secre tary of Agriculture Charles F Brannan Couch told Mr Truman in a telegram that Brannans farm plan has caused much disturb ance to our political climate in Iowa and had much to do with the reelection of Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper RIowa Hickenldoper defeated former Undersecretary of Agriculture Albert J Loveland democratic senatorial candidate in last weeks election Loveland a Brannan plan Iowa backing We need unity for the trying days ahead and Bran nanihas become a symbol of con flict Couch told the president in urging him to ask for Brannans resignation We make this request not be personalities but because of a desire to strengthen a uni fied approach Couch said the Brannan plan as finally developed became an issue of personalitieswhich con flicts with good government Couch told the United Press he was speaking for the state AFLs 160000 members in his telegram to the president although he had no formal directive from the or ganization Couch said hebelieved Bran nans attempt to jam his plan down the throat of Iowa by send ing Loveland into the democratic primary last spring alienated not only the farm vote but part of the labor vote WARREN IMPROVED Sacramento Cal Gov Earl Warren and his family were overjoyed Monday at the news that his youngest daughter Nina Honey Bear 17 will recover from polio and will walk again Pancake Benefit Council Coun cil Bluffs Kiwanis club will hold a pancake supper Monday night for the benefit of underprivileged children Newsman Tells Disappointment of Every Soldier in Korean War By DON WHITEHEAD j On Chongcnon River Front Korea purely personal story is in essence at least the story of the disappointment of every soldier in the U S army in Korea Three weeks ago I thpughtthe war was all over but a final quick march to the Manchurian border The army had the same idea nd every man jack was thinking about how long it would take him to get out of here I felt the job was done and there was that vacation ahead in the sunshine of Hawaii There was no doubt the North Korean reds had been soundly and completely whipped I had seen them come out of the hills bythe thousands to surrender or to join ihe columns of refugees streaming down the roads Ameri can troops were moving toward the Manchurian border in a tri umphant final sweep Starts Shopping Orgr I hurried to Tokyo and plunged into an orgy of shopping Gifts for wife and daughter and the grandson Ive never seen Knick knacks for relatives and friends and even a few for myself I even made a reservation that guaranteed a plane would deliver me in Honolulu within a few hours time for that vacation It was good to get back to Tokyo and good food and clean sheets and hot baths and noises ridlouder than the honk of an au tomobile horn I said to myself No more being shot at no more jeep fides to shake up my liver no more dust and filth and grime and smell of death There would be no more com muting byplane for 1300 milesto deliver one story I could recover some of those 34pounds I had dropped along the way Thought War Over Life wasv good The long night mare of the Korean war was over for me and it would be over soon for all the UnitedNations troops Thats the way of us were thinking just 3 short weeks ago I rememberlying inbed one night thinking how good it was to be alive and to be safe again how goodit was to be the lucky ones Many of my friends had not been so lucky They were among those killed or maimed by war My luck had held through 36 months of the last war andf 4 one a scratch I was glad it was all over I kept thinking of Charles Rose cranz the little photographer we all knew as Rosie Rosie was a wonderful little guy He was the kind who always was doing something for his a can of beer when beer was impossible to find or sitting in his undershirt and shorts playing a piano by the hour just for the pleasure of those around him Chinese Changed It We all loved Rosie but our love couldnt shield him when a plane exploded as he was returning to the war from Japan Someone said of Rosie all of us owed a little something to Rosie which we could never re pay but Rosie was gone and I was glad that the war was over and that no one else would be snatched away as Rosie was When a friend dies a little of you dies with him All this was past now because the war was overV That was what I thought until the morning the news came that the Chinese reds were in the war Sadly I cancelled my plane reservation to Hawaii I packed away aH the gifts and went on another shopping this time to buy winterclothing for the cold North Korean front I have come back to the war back to the filth and the grime and the cpld and the noises I had hoped never to hear crashing of guns Cold Wave Coming Close By UNITED PRESS Temperatures climbed a few degrees in many parts of the country but forecasters said a new cold wave Was oh the midwest fromCanada Forecasters said a mass of frigid air was bearing down from thearctic and would cross the border into Nebraska and Mon tana on Snow fell in Vthe1 upper Great Lakes region again Monday and Hougtiton Mich re p orte d 9 inches on the ground the great est in the nation Snow also was expected in eastern Oregon rand Washington late Monday with rain in California which has been plagued by a seige offorest fifes Dry desert winds forest fires gave way Monday to unseasonable frosts that threat ened citrus crops in southern California Mans Body Found in Field 10 Days After Accident Des Moines body of a man who apparently crawled into a cornfield to die after being in jured in an auto accident has been found iiear days after the accident occurred The man Paul Wayne Van Pelt 34of Des Moines had been missing since the accident His body was found Saturdayby John M Wisdom Jr as he was harv esting corn on his farm two miles north of Saylorville Deputy Coroner Leo Luka said Van Pelt probably died shortly after the accident Deputy Sheriff Wilbur Hil dreth J5id a girl Gladys Teal 21 who hadbeen riding with Van Pelt was picked up afterthe ac cident a week ago Wednesday by a passing motorist Hildreth said Deputy Sheriffs Arvid Mellin arid Frank Vivone had searched the area twice for Van Pelts body and Van Pelts relatives had conducted one search but no trace of him was found Wisdom said he found the body about 50 yards from the highway well hidd tall grass SAME Black flat means In 24 kom plans to send Dr Campbell to an Albuquerque hospital The dis trict attorneys said ar raignment on the kidnaping charges carrying a penalty of 5 years to death would be in a week or two Guard Stands Watch Through the night a suicide guard stood watch in Dr Camp bells jail cell placed there by tier attorney Dr in mens caught redhanded Saturday night when she reached for ransom cash and 30 hidden FBI agents and police rushed her in the darkness Im only a gobetween they said she shouted as they hurtled into her thinking she was a man But in her yellow convertible onlyafew feet awaythey found tier bedraggled Lin da Stamm The little girl was grog gy from a dose of sleeping medi cine and chilled from exposure to the 9degree freezing temperature but otherwise unharmed Admits Lurinf Girl after they found two more ransom notes and a 25call ber pistol in the womans pockets the FBI said she admitted luring the child away Friday from the Stamms ranch estate in the wooded outskirts of Santa Fe Dr Campbell who has a 4 year old adopted son Ruf us said she was beset with debts and unpaid bills and worried about her elder ly parents both injured in an auto crash last month She was formally charged with kidnaping Sunday night and held under bond If convicted she would face from 5 years in prison to death in the electric chair under New Mexicos severe kidnap law Lindas mother 32 year old Mrs Allen Stamm was shocked to find the admitted kidnaper was the same respected womens specialisi who had delivered her 2nd son Craig Stamm just two years ago But after her 30hour ordeal she had little sympathy for Dr Camp bell I hope she will never be free again to bring to others what she has brought to us in heartaches and worry she said Itmust not be allowed to hap pen again the mistreatment of an innocent child the leaving of mercy of en CIO Strikers Call for Help From Others Government Reports Wage Conflict Over 4 Cents an Hour New York distance telephone operators in New York City charged Monday tfcey were out when they reported for work after striking equip ment workers removed picket ticed Linda away from home by promising to take her to her moth was at a bridge party Then she drugged the child at her office wrapped her in a blanket and left her overnight in an aban doned ranch cabin Doctor Defended Despite tier admissions personal and professionalifriends rallied tc Campbells defense and said shemust have been mentally de ranged to have done such a thing Herattorney former State Su Dreme Court Justice A L Zinn said her friendShad offered hun dreds of dollars for herbond As soon as he can win her release he said he would have her taken to Albuquerque for hos pital care Zinn and another woman doc tor a friend of the accused said Dr Campbell had been under great strain lately and had recent ly suffered a kitchen fall head injury in a They said she talked irrationally after her arrest FBI agents how ever said she had seemed rational enough to them during their ques tioning Zinn had a nurse placed in Dr Campbells cell to watch her con tinually and guard against any suicide attempt Dr Campbell took jail calmly asked for something to read and quietly leafed through magazines that were given toher Shehac little to say and kept a firm grip onher feelings She is a mannishlooking wo m a n short with straight brown hair a deeply lined face and verging on plumpness Prominent Citizen Santa Fe was thunderstruck lo learn the identity of the kidnaper prominent citizen in this town of about30000 DrCampbell daughter of an army colonel was born in San Francisco and was an honor grad uate of the University of Texas She took her medical degree at Yale in of the 1st wom en to do so and after her totem ship came to New Mexico as a doc tor for the Indian service In 1940 she set up private prac tice in Santa Fe as a womens specialist She was obstetrician to many prominent Santa Fe fami lies but her friends said that nearly half her practice was char ity work 3 Children Trapped Burned to Death Cedar Rapids Monday sought to learn the cause of a fire that burned 3 children to death in their frame home Satur day night The victims children of Mr and Mrs Harold Heath were Jacque line 7 Terry 5 arid Tommy 3 who were trapped in upstairs bed rooms Another child Douglas 9 escaped by jumping from a porch roof The parents were at a hospital visiting Mrs Heaths brother who was wounded in a hunting acci dent Toward Red Reservoir The American Telephone Telegraph Co said that the charge of lockout is absurd By RICHARD D LEWIN New York UR strikers called for Telephone pickets from other CIO unions Monday to cut phone service on the 5th day of the i r hitrun crosscountry walkout Federal mediators reported the Communications Workers of America CIO and Western Electric Co were deadlocked on wage demands although separated by less than a 4centsan hour dif ference Chief MediatorWalter A Mag giolo scheduled new conferences Monday after advising both sides their own interests should be subordinated to the public in 120000 Idle The CWA said its 34000 strik ers including 17000 Michigan operators staging 6nagain off strategy walkouts 120000 BellTelephone system em ployes idle in 43 states in the wage dispute New YorkCity CIO Coun geritlyT6quested 300 councilaffil iated unions to support the striking Western Electric workers with money food and manpower on the picketlines Joseph Dunne CWA president in New Jersey said heavier picket lines would blocked Bell ex changes there Mcinday with the assistance of other Bridges New Jersey CWJV president said unionists planned to jam local dial and long distance circuits by placing thousands of calls simultaneously at specified times Some Pickets Withdrawn The pressed its andrun strike strategy of extend ing thinly spread strike lines in key cities Union officials at Mil waukee ordered Wisconsin Bell exchanges picketedbut did not specify publicly which ones Picket lines around American telephone and telegraph long line exchanges inNew York City were withdrawn Sunday night forthe 1st time since the walkout started last Thursday A union spokesman said it was a planned move ac cording to the strategy to keep the company off balance Shifting supervisory employes to key points Token Picket Line Removed at Omaha Omana had its 1st sample of picketing in the na tionwide telephone strike Monday The token picket line was set up before 6 a m at the Northwestern Bell Telephone building in Omaha than two hours later the picket line was removed F A Peckenpaugh president oJ Communications Workers o J America local 33 which is a parl of division 45 representing prin cipally Northwestern Bell Tele phone company employes said he was informed that the picketing was a token picket line The strike is not against North western Bell but against Western Electric In Des Moines Northwestern Bell officials reported that it had no reports of picketing anywhere in Iowa andthat service was nor mal throughout the state King Gustaf Left Million Estate Stockholm Sweden late King Gustaf V of Sweden left about 15000000 kroners two thirds of it in cash a reading of his will disclosed But the value of the estate will be trimmedby a death duty rang ing from 10 to 23 per cent and paid by each of ttie kings heirs Most of the cash and property willgo to the new monarch Gus taf VI and the late kings 2nd son Prince Wilhelm Each is ex pected to receive in cash The royal residence at Solliden wasgiven to 4yearold Crown Prince Carl Gustaf But it will be held by his mother Princess Sibyl until the boy is 21 AP Wirephoto WHERE UN FORCES ADVANCE ON KOREAN FRONTS U S and South Korean troops quadruple arrows Mon day were meeting slight to heavy resistance in the ad vance on the western end of the Korean battle line Spear heads of the attack had reached Tungsan Yongbyon Kunu and Won In the center of the line a strong marine col umn advanced unopposed for miles in a push toward the Changjin reservoir North Koreans on the eastern end of the line attacked in force and pushed across the Orangchonriver Blast symbols show objectives of heavy U S bomber attacks Gangland Influence on Public Officials Called Sinister Great r f fff senate crime investigating committee will follow up a survey of juvenile de linquency with aniinquiry into the basic causesof crime Chairman Kefauver DTenn said Mon day 5 As for the prpbers general find ings in the nationwide crime pic ture Kef auver said Sunday Ms group has f ound 7 organized crime wields a very sinister and very great influence on public of ficials He told a television audience that organized crime in the coun try today would make kindergar tenplay out1 of the operations of the Capone boys His special senate committee has facts to prove that wellorganized tough groups of criminals are op erating throughput the country with interlocking ownership and directorship between all groups Kefauver said there is one overlord of organ ized gambling and rackets Local Law Helpless Yank Umfc Meet Light Opposition Battle Rages at 2 Extremes of Line UN Front Solid Seoul TL S marines pushed cautiously miles through undefended icy hills toward the great lhangjin reservoir Monday While the marines advanced in the center of the front there was dogged fighting near both coasts Back of the front United Nations forces drew a solid defense line across the riai row waist of Korea The line was completed by the juric tion of the 3rd division built up to battle strength by the addition of South Koreans and Puerto Ricaas and the South Korean 8th division v Like Eskimos The advancing marines bun dled like Eskimos wound through a corkscrew gorge in subzero without tank support Tank tracks churned the moun tain road into a soggy mass that down the heavy equip ment Marine planes flew closecov erEven that was unneeded as Jhe leathernecks ran IntoTonly a scat tered handful of Chinese commu nists remnants ot the 1 124th di vision garbed in padded cotton uniforms The reds were elimi without marine loss To the west communists ap peared to i touctvwith racketeers all over the United States He said the group is making a substantial in vestigation ities of costellos activ ICC Orders Freight Rate Reductions Washington UR The inter state commerce commission Mon day ordered railroads and motor carriers to make a slight reduction in the freight rates on shipments between 20 midwestern cities and the rest of the west The cuts varying according to the length of the haul average about 35 per cent Theshipping points affected by theorder were Duluth Hinckley Cambridge Minneapolis and St Paul Man He declined to say whetheq kato and Worthington Minn mo cr nrP nvpilnrri of orean Falls S Dak Hawarden Sioux City Council Bluffs Iowa AtchisonKans St Joseph Kan The aim of his committee is not City Holden Elden pacific a crusade against gambling as such he continued but rather to uncover the bigtime organized operation that in many cases has become so powerful that local law enforcement officers cant do anything about it The senator said Chicago was perhapsthe one most important center of criminal activities al though there were extensive or ganizations in New York Phila delphia Los Angeles Miami San Francisco arid many other cities His committee published over the weekend a 250page study of juvenile delinquency with spe cial attention on crime comic books Despite some exceptions here and there the report reflected a general leveling off in juvenile delinquency since the war But FBI Director JA Edgar Hoover said the incidence of crime among young people still is abnormally high t The consensus of those reply ing to a committee questionnaire was that crimecomics are not di rectly related to juvenile delin quency The committee itself drew no conclusions simply publishing the answers it received from more than 80 juvenile court judges child welfare workers probation officers police and prison author ities child psychiatrists publish ers ofcrime comics and others Some Comics Healthful Kefauver told reporters his gen eralimpression after reading most of the replies was that the good comics are healthful The middle one are sosoxand the bad ones are deleterious Kefauver disclosed that his com mittee plans hearings on the un derlying causes of criminal activ ities and he added that juvenile delinquency will be given fur ther attention then On the television program Ke fauver said his committee has found that Frank Costello often called an overlord of racketeers has operations in Saratoga N Y and St Louis Mo Alton 111 and Superior Wis The commissions order doesnpt apply to rates on grain or grain products Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Low Monday night 20 to 24 high Tuesday in mid 405 Iowa Partly cloudy through Tuesday Warmer in west Mon day night and warmer in ceh tral and east Tuesday Low Monday night 20 to 30 High Tuesday 40 to 50 Southwester ly winds 2030 MPH Tuesday Further outlook Increasing cloudiness and warmer Wed nesday Rain or snow Wednes day night or Thursday Colder Thursday Minnesota Fair Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy Lighl snow extreme north portion Tuesday afternoon W arm e r Monday night and south portion Tuesday Low Monday nighl 1825 high Tuesday 3036 north 3644 south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics lor the 24 hours ending at 8 a rn Monday Nov 13 Maximum 32 Minimum 15 At 8 a m 21 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 49 31 GlobeGazette weather statistics for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Sunday Maximum 32 Minimum 12 At 8 a m 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 47 eastcbast they swarmed to thcati tack North Koreans guarding the ap preaches to the soviet border at tacked in force on the east coast Monday under cover of a blinding snowstorm The red spearhead battalion was led by tanks and selfpropelled guns ROKs Threatened It pushed across the Orangchon river about 90 miles from the sov iet border threatening to outflank a South Korean regiment J Near the westcoast 1st cavalry division units advanced a mile and onehalf That earned them halfway to the walled town of Yongbyon Patrols reached the walls but did not enter the town Heavy communist resistance stopped other 1st cavalry troops near Won 8 miles southeast of Yongbyon 1000 Reds Killed And 5 miles south of Won an estimated 3 regiments of Chinese reds smashed a two mile dent in lines of the South Korean 6th di vision Allied fighter bombers halted this drive killing about 1000 reds in a blazing attacktwo miles south of Kunu The South Korean 7th division moved up to bolster the 6th Elements of the U S 24th divi sion advanced up to the extreme western end of the front about 18 miles west of Won Celier Calls for Competition in Newsprint Industry Washington gp Rep Cellef DN Y urged the justice de partment Sunday to start court action to restore competition in the newsprint industry As chairman of the house judi ciary committee Celler recently conducted an inquiry into the Americanand Canadian news print industry He wrote Attorney General McGrath that a score or more of newsprint mills havemade uniform price boosts I believe that here is dence of violation of the antitrust laws of this country he wrote The evidence of uniform pricing practices historic in the industry shows that competition no longer determines newsprint prices Lime Springs Soldier Wounded Washington of two more lowans killed in action in Korea were announced over the weekend by the defense depart ment They are Sgt Raymond W Trato whose wife Alice lives at Exline and Pvt Jessie W Rutliff son of J W Rutliff of Moulton Cpl Roger J Hovey LinM Springs was listed as woundtd and Cpl Norman Thomas Dt9 Moines was reported   

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