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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Doily Newspaper Edited fcc N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI HIWSPAPIft THAT MAKIS A L L N 0 RT H I 0 W A M S N C I 0 H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LV1I Preu and United Prew Full Wlrti Five Cents M Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST IS U51 This Paper Consists of Two ta Condemned Slayer Flees Over Chicago Jail Wall After Killing Guard AP Wircphoto GEORGETURLEY on Post Discharged Sailor Has Long Fight Chicago Henry G Olszew ski thought he was in the navy when he was ducking those com munist bullets in the Korean war zone Now Olszewski 34 a little be wildered is at the Great Lakes Ell naval training station await ing his official discharge He was discharged really before all this came about j This is hisstory Olszewski became a machinist repairman 1st class in World warj II He saw action at Okinawa and Saipan and then came home to his wife Loretta in Chicago Thej now have a son Joey 17 months old Asks Chicago rapist and slayer awaiting electrocution beat a guard to death and escaped over the wall of the Cook county jail Tuesday night Police ordered to shoot to kill were combing the city Wednesday for the fugitive Harry Williams 20yearold 6foot 2irich Negro who had been sentenced to die Sept 14 for murder He is armed with the riotgun of the guard he killed Jail Warden Philip Scanlan and Sheriff John E Babb issued the shoot kill order Babb personally offered a reward for Wil liams or alive A short time after he escaped Williams attempted to hold up a motorist about a mile from t he jail 26th street and California avenue on the south west side A policeman opened fire on WiUiarris and he fled Later scores of police in more than a dozen squad cars sur roundeda rooming house on the south side when it was discov ered Williams had been there at the home of hisuncle William Hawkins in search of a pahof shoes It was not known why he was barefooted Hawkins saidWilliams couldnt 2nd any shoes to fit hirrL Just hen a squad car arrived and Wil iams fled This man is so desperate he never will be taken alive War den Scanlan said The warden said Raymond Jeni 10 20 white who also was sen tenced to die for murder was seized in Williams cell in thei After Olszewski returned he was attached to a naval reserve unit Then in 1950 he applied for his discharge On Oct 9 1950 however he was ordered back to active duty He inquired about his discharge but was told it hadnt gone through Olszewski was shipped to Ko rea and assigned to the Askari an LST He saw bitter action in the Hungnam operation and evacua tion for 10 days last December He moved on to Pusan in April 1951 and saw more action He won the Korean medal and man aged to escape wounds One day while Olszewski was resting up for more battles a yeo man or ships clerk approached him He had been studying Ols zewskis service record Bud the yeoman said you might as well lay down your tools In 1950 Why asked Olszewski You havent been in the navy since July 17 1950 the yeoman replied That was the day you were discharged Olszewski landed back at Great Lakes June 1 Hes sitting there waiting for the snarl to be un tangled A navy disbursement of ficer ruled that Olszewski cant be paid because hes not in the navy self down the 26 foot wall from the outside of the tower Edwin T Breen firstassistant states attorney began question ing guards in his office He said he was attempting to learn wheth er a conspiracy was involved in the break Williams had confessed mur dering a Negro woman Mrs Mary Scott in a purse snatching at tempt He also was identified in 10 rapes and 5 robberiesrHe was arrested Dec 11 after he wound ed two detectives who wanted to question him as a rapesuspect Jenko was convicted of stab bing 16yearold Patricia Schwartz to death in an at tempted purse snatching in May 1950 japs to Pay Reparations to Allies New Plan Offered to Resolve Korean Buffer Zone Crisis GlobeGazette photo by Musser AP Wirephoto HARRY WILLIAMS death row He said Williams and Jenko were together in the es cape plot but that Jenko remain ed inthecelL Guard Crushed The slain jail tower guard in the Chicago break Was George Turley 43 Turley his head and chest crushed by vicious blows died in the Bridewell hospital a half hour after the assault Scanlan said questioning of Jenko disclosed Williams escape occurred as follows Williams obtained permission to leave his cell to go to the wash room When he liams jammed the lock of his cell with a sheet Jenko then left his cell to go to he washroom When he returned he slipped into Williams cell Wil iarns meanwhile made a rag dum my and slid it into his bunk to resemble a sleeping figure As Jenko slipped into the cell Wil iams loosened an airshaft grat ing in the celL Taking a sheet rope with him he climbed up a set of pipes to the roof Jenko became frightened and refused to accompany Williams Rope Let Down Williams used the rope to low Washington ff The United States and Britain made public Wednesday their final draft of a peace treaty with Japan It makes clear Japanese obligations to pay partial reparations to allied coun tries devastated during the war Russia has bitterly denounced the AmericanBritish sponsored draft and is reported ready to wage an allout propaganda battle against it at the treaty conference opening Sept 4 in San Francisco Despite this the state depart ment confidently expects the over whelming majority of 50plus al lied countries will sign the the meeting The latest draft the 3rd makes itdear Japans present financial difficulties rule Out complete rep arations to any country This reparations provision however has been softened in language somewhat to please the Philippines which threatened to boycott the San Francisco meeting because they felt they were en titled tc big war damages from the Japanese No changes as far as could be learned were made to appease Russias vehement objections Once the 6500word treaty is ratified by a majority of the sign ers it wfll formally end the war declared against the Japanese em FENCING ON Temple and Phyllis Kirby two stars in Ice Varieties present their tasy at the North Iowa fairgrounds The ice revue with a cast of more than40 is being featured nightly through Sunday at the North Iowa fair Capacity Crowd Watches North Iowa Fair Open The North Iowa fair opened Tuesday evening to a capacity grandstand crowd which came to see skating champions from twi continents in the Ice Varieties 1951 The ice revue is the head lined grandstand attraction each night through Sunday Meanwhile judges Wednesda started placing ribbons in wha1 fair officials termed the bigges livestock showinthe history 01 the fair There was not an empty stall in the swine barn dairy Barn of the 4H and F F A iarn according to Manager M C A navy spokesman explained er himself to the ground He O rvmrtOf itirt cTirvnn tuliirtVt the matter was just a slipup which might happen in any organizatioa Olszewskis only comment was I am a little bewildered sneaked to the guard tower and apparently surprised Turley Again using the rope made of braided sheets Williams let him pire nearly 10 years ago Rockefeller Wed to Widow of ExClassmate Providence R L JP John D Rodzefeller Jr 77yearold New York multimillionaire and Mrsj Martha Baird Allen were married Wednesday The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride by the Rev Arthur H Bradford minister of the Congregational church of Providence He was assisted by the Rev Robert James McCrack en minister of the Riverside church in New York The bride who is 56 was the widow of Arthur M Allen a prominent Providence lawyer and a classmate of Rockefellers at Brown university She is a former Winter Backdrop The ice revue which will play at state fairs across the U S this ear was staged on a portable ikating rink against a backdrop of winter scenery Promoted by L N Fleckles and Reginald Voor hees Ice Varieties was a top attractionat the Chicago railroad show Stars of the show indude Daphne Walker British figure skating champion the DeWitt twins 23yearold Canadians who have captured that countrys pair skating championship on 3 oc casions and Buddy Schroff The fairs judging schedule was launched with 4H dub and FFJV chapter members participating in the district junior livestock judg ing contest Judging also was in progress in the pantry stores de partment in Floral hall The afternoons judging pro gram included colts and saddle horses at 1 p m purebred beef heifers at 2 p m and lightweight baby beef dasses at 4 p m Sheep Parade Completion of baby beef judg ing and selection of purple ribbon winners in that department was i scheduled for Thursday morning j Sheep also will be paraded through the showring Thursday morning Thursday afternoons judging ers open class beef exhibits ani county junior dairy exhibits The Joie Chitwood Thrill show is booked for its first perform ance at the fair Thursday after WEDNESDAY Family Day Special admission rates for families p by Britt band p Varieties of 1951 on staff e THURSDAY Judfins Babjbeef sheep junior and open class beef and junior dairy exhibits p by Buffa lo Center band p to Joie Chitwood Thrill show p by North wood band p Varieties of 1951 on loon before the grandstand Hailed by Mason City fair goers as the best fair entertainment in vears the VoprheesFleckles ice how will be featured in front of he grandstand each evening of the fair NO COMMENT Moscow Moscow press Wednesday reported without com ment the death of U S Publisher William Randolph Hearst regard ed by the Soviets as one of com munisms bitterest enemies concert pianist program will include district 4H iand FFA beef and dairy heif SAME DATE f1 Black flat muni traffic death ia put 24 hours 23 Year Old Held on Drunk Driving Count A 23 year old man was bein held in the county jail Wednesda on a drunk driving charge after damaging6 automobiles Tuesda afternoon in a wild drive throug southeast Mason City Appearing in police c o u r Wednesday on the Charge was Harvey J Knapp who told polic his address was 824 6th N W H was bound to the grand jury an his bond was set at 500 Police said Knapp damaged automobiles in this way Shortly after p m Bo King 7 8th S E reported tha an unknown car had hit an aut belonging to Charles Wyatt 92 5th N E Wyatts car was parkei behind Kings tavern Police said the same car later identified as being driven b Knapp then sped to 9th and Jer sey S E where it ran into a car owned by J H Hacker 20 Ver mont S E The Hacker car i turn was shoved into anautomo bile owned by Harry T Percy o thePercy Construction company 231 9th S E Knappscar the the street and hi another car owned by Percy Knapp then drove away but h was chased by Frank Percy brother of HarryKnapp finall was stopped by Percy in the 150 block on S Federal but not befor he had struck a car driven b Ronald H Harness 2408 Wash ington S W TheFlatness aut was shoved into one drivenb Mrs Gordon Hickle Presi dent S W Police reported1 tha at the time Taken to the station Knapp de manded a blood test policere ported They said he had difficulty standing wall up and fell against All About The Weather Iowa Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday except con s i d e r a b 1 e cloudiness north Wednesday evening Cooler Wednesday night Somewha warmer west half Thursday Low Wednesday night 50 to 54 northwest 55 to 60 Southeast High Thursday in mid70s Fur ther outlook Scattered mostly light showers Thursday nigh and Friday Saturday partly cloudy Temperatures continu ing below normal but with a slight trend by Satur day ilason City Mostly clou d y Wednesday night with low 52 Clearing Thursday with high 74 Northerly winds becoming lighl and variable Thursday ttinnesota C1 o u d y occasional rain in extreme east Wednesday night becoming partly cloudy Thursday Not quite so cool Thursday south and west Low Wednesday night 4552 north and west 5257 southeast High Thursday 6875 except around 80 close to Lake Superior GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 68 Minimum 60 At 8 a m 63 Precipitation 43 Separate Committee Suggested Allied Proposal Gets Interest MARION DAVIES Off In Will Widow of Hearst Left Millions Sale of Newspapers Barred by Will William there was a traffic jam on Federal Randolph Hearst in death was 4ha ftmo 4W back Wednesday in the dry by the Golden Gateiwherehebegan his sensational newspaper Accompanied by 4 of sonswho navefollowed him in the newspaper profession the famed publishers body was flown from Beverly Hills where Hearst died Tuesday at the age of 88 A series of cerebral strokes ended his life Not Completed Funeral arrangements had not been completed pending the ar rival from New York of his vidow Mrs MiUicent V Hearst who is accompaniedby a 5th son By SAM STJMMEEUN Mtmsan Korea United Nations delegatessiiMested Wed nesday that a be sit up to break through the formal ity of Korean truce and attempt to settle the buffer zone deadlocks Red delegates showed interest a UN spokesman said t Simultaneously UN command headquarters in Tokyo announced that the allies if necessary wfll continue destroyingor driving out of Korea the red Chinese and Korean armies At Kaesong the chief UN dele gate Vice AdmC Turner Joy proposed a two main committeer one from each side seek an end to the deadlock in an air of formality He proposed ther subcommittee meet around rattier than acrwa the table They would cape the formality of which he said contributed to the 3weekold dispute over where to place a dividing across Korea that would opposing armies during an tice v Joy thp ittt reply meet next at 1 p Wednesday C S more visible interestin Admiral Joys proposal shown in Brig Gen ported It was sufficiently differ erit to cmU for their Nuckpls Both delegations bhru Burial will take place in Dypress Lawn cemetery where the publishers father U S Sen ator George Hearst and his nother Mrs Phoebe Apperson learst were buried Four of Hearsts sons were at lis bedside when he died They are William Randolph Jr George David and Randolph A17 os present were Martin F Hu erth chairman of the board of tie Hearst and Rich ard E Berlin president of the Hearst corporation Hearsts 57page typewritten fill already has been filed for jrobate in Los Angeles His widow wasleft incash and the income from a trust fund Former actress Marion 3avies in a codicil dated Aug 5 1947 was bequeathed the pub lishers BeverlyHills home but a re ex odicil dated Sept 8 1948 oked the bequest without lanation His will directs that the estate e divided into two trust funds ne for the family and the other le residuary or charitable trust Executors of the estate the will directs arenot to part withowu ership of any of the Hearst publi ations unless it shall in their pinion be to do so necessary or prudent cheerful than usual when they left the meeting place a pool dis patch from sKaespng saidferAnd communist newsmenoiL the scene hinted the reds bewilling to discuss a v demarcation line based on thepresent battle front as the allies Delegafions haye beenlityiniea since July 27 over the location of the demarcat rean Lt Gehl red negotiators Wednesday iterated the red along the 38thppazalleLpThis generally south of the battle lint Near Owe Joy madefis pro posal near the close of thVaSth Kaesong sessionl j I He advanced the cial UN after both sides their re spective but views the effectiveness of naval and air operations on the present overall military situation nconceded that UN air and naval bombardments definite amount of on red iroop movements Joys prbposalcalledfora joint committee of one delegate from each side aided by notmore than rwo staff assistants each includ inginterpreters He said he twu willing to namebis men imme diately if Nam accepted the idea Nam II asked for and received a copy of Joys proposal for fur her study If a subcommittee is convened Nuckols said he did not know whether the full delegations would continue in session at the same ime There are 5 men on each delegation Joy and Nam do all alking Most everything theysaid s read from prepared statements FULL HOUSE North Iowa fair opened Tuesday evening to a full hoiKse The grandstand was packed as the first night show went on the ice in the infield across the track So appreciative was the audience of the Ice Varieties of 1951 that a number came to the adminis tration building afterward to buy reserve seats later in the week Manager M C Lawson reported The paid grandstand attendance on opening night totaled 3575 GlobeGazette photo by Musser he said The ice show purchased by the fairs executive committee as bigtime entertainment and completely different from offerings of other years has a cast of 50 It plays each night through Sunday His 5 sons are to get enough preferred stock to realize an an nual income of SI 50000 to be added to 100 shares of common stock in the Hearst corporation Dr Myron Prinzmetal said death was caused by several cerebral vascular accidents He said Hearst had enjoyed robust health until approximately 4 years ago when he became subject to the ailments of advanced age Closes Career His death closed a career of 65 years as a newspaper publisher His spectacular career began when he took control of the San Fran cisco Examiner in 1886 It was then a small newspaper It was from this start that he built a newspaper chain that at its peak represented a enterprise The extent of Hearsts vast es tate today was not disclosed in his will but it may be learned at a probate hearing set for Aug 27 Who will continue to direct the huge publishing empire still is not Nuckols also mow whether said the he didnt delegation would move on to anotheritem on the agenda while a subcommittee meets Joy has proposed laying the buffer zone issue aside porarily and taking up another subject The reds refused to co along with that procedure Most of Wednesdays one bout and 38 minute session was de voted to statements on allied naval and air power completely answered Utah Prison Hostages Released PointofttteMMntaln VThe 3rd riot in ai many months at Utahs new multimil lion dollar prison was put down without bloodshed Tuesday And as it ended with the re lease of two prison officer been held hoctage under at death most ot tht day embattled s t a t r
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