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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                NOffll lOWf f Doily Newspaper COM fat CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION TMI THAT MAKIS ALL NQKTN IOWANS NIlttMIOtS VOL LVU and United PrtM Full MASON CITY IOWA SATUKDAY AUGUST II 1M1 ConiliU ol Two Nt tit Police Search for 1 Kansas City Fixer New York througKoutthe nation Saturday hunted for a City hoodlum indicted as the master briber of Bradley university basketball players including one allAmerica star Authorities described their quarry as Jo seph Benintende 41 a known gunman and very dangerous Benintende was named Friday along with 3 Bradley cagers and 7 other assertedly lesser fixers in 6 indictments charging bribery and con spiracy Freed on Bail The Bradley players All America Gene Squeaky Mel chiorre William K Mann and George M re leased in S500 bail each Friday after they pleaded innocent tothe charges Five other Bradley players fig in the probe but were not cited in the indictments Low bail lor the 3 indicted Bradley players was set after a representative of the district at torney said they cooperated in the inquiry Meanwhile in Kansas City po lice said theywere investigating reports Benintende was involved In an alleged fix ofa basketball game there March 21 1950 be tween Bradley and Kansas uni versity The Kansas City reports ac cording to police were that Bradley players received to win by less than 4 points They won by two 5957 and the fixer allegedly raked in The game was played in the National Collegiate Athletic associations western playoffs The Leader District Attorney Frank S Ho gan in New York said Benintende was the leader of the gambling Ting and the other 1 indicted per sons were his associates Hogan said Benintende served time for a 1936 robbery of a Farmingdale N Y bank and was questioned in the April 1950 murders of Kansas City Demo cratic Leader Charles Binaggio and his top muscleman Charles Gargotta They were shot by un known gunmen still at large Five of Benintendes alleged as sociates pleaded innocent to the bribery and conspiracy charges These are Nicholas Englisis 26 his brother Anthony Englisis 25 Marvin Mansberg 25 Saul Fein breg 26 and EliKaye 29 indicted in jprevicus alleged basketball continued in the baiL Ban forthe others was fixed at Britain Issues Ultimatum on Iranian Oil Brings Angry Reply From Premier Br JOSEPH MAZANDI Tehran Iran gave liar an ultimatum Saturday to accept its proposals for settling the oil dispute or British nego tiators and British experts in the ail fields will pack up and go home The tough British statement came only a few hours before a scheduled showdown negotiating session It produced an immedi ate and angry reply from Iran VicePremier told newsmen We shall not sub mit to threats of a breakdown in negotiations 1 He disclosed that Iran was ar ranging with 16 unnamed coun tries to buy oil f o b in Iran rather than accept Britains offer to market the nations oil and split 5050 on the profits We shall not give any country sole monopoly for the sale and dis ranging from to The Englisis brothers posted ball and went free although a district attorneys aide said their lives were in danger Jack Zip West 39 another Indicted alleged gambler has been sought since the Bradley phase of the cage scandal broke several ago All New Yorkers The 7th defendant Jack Rubin stein 33 was out of town and will be arraigned later He is free in bail in an earlier fix case All the alleged fixers ex cept Benintende are from New York City Games listed in the indictments were BradleyBowling Green of Ohio on March 19 1949 Bradley Manhattan college Jan 12 1950 and BradleyCity college in the National Collegiate Athletic asso ciation championship game March 28 1950 All were played in Madi son Square Garden The indictments say the play ers refused to go along on the Manhattan and City college games but worked with the gamblers on the Bowling Green game Melchiorre allegedly turned down a bribe to lose the City college game City won Since February basketballs biggest scandal has enmeshed 31 players from S big time college Toledo City col lege Manhattan Long Island and New York university House Posses Billion Aid Measure Washington The house Fri day night passed and sent to the senate a foreign aid bill This was less than President Truman had asked for helping friendly nations re sist communism tribution of our Fatemi said The British ultimatum came from Richard Stokes chief British negotiator and his nations lord privy seal in a general statement of Britains position It came jusfras the Iranian sen ate voted overwhelmingly to ac cept a loan from the U S exportimport bank to re habilitatethe nations economy crippled by the loss of oil reve nues for the past month Stokes said Britain was pre pared to pull it3remainipgl50 oil experts from Iran almost immedi ately unless a speedy settlement was reached U S presidential adviser W Averell Harriman who convinced the two countries to resume oil negotiations last month has been informed of the British ultimatum Stokes said Fair had its 4th steaight sellout crowd in the grandstand Friday evening and seemed certain of set ting a new attendance record by the final performance Sunday night The combination of rollicking comedy lovely girls amazing dex terity frequent changes of beau tiful costumes and the flowing Limping Bandit Escapes Big Crowd Des Moinesj limping armed bandit held up a crowded Thriftway supermarket here Fri day and escaped in a stolen car with an estimated to 51500 The bandit entered the store and stepped into the cage where Mrs Leoma Burk chief cashier Avas working He ordered her to open the cash drawer which he emp tied Then the bandit moved swiftly despite an apparently injured foot along the line of 6 cash registers and ordered Mrs Burk to stuff the bills intoa paper bag he had picked up at the first counter The robber then drove away in yellow 1949 Chevrolet con vertible he had parked in the stores customers parking lot The car was reported stolen from a nearby service station where it had been taken to be washed The vehicle in the name of Dean Todt of Des Moines Store officials said the amount of the loss would be difficult to determine since the holdup man dipped into the stores current re ceipts and also into a reserve cash supply used for cashing checks Remove Bodies oi 12 Yanks From Aleutian Navy Plane Wreckage Amak Island The Aleutians Alaska UR The bodies of 12 navy flyers were removed Satur day from a mountainside where their Privateer bomber crashed Administration leaders looked tojSunday the senate to restore at least part of the billiondollar cut They were particularly hopeful most two days cl of recapturing an unexpected lastwreckage the 4 recapturing minute slice of in eco nomic aid for western Europe That cut was pushed through by a coalition of republicans and southern democrats shortly before the bill passed Friday night by a vote of 260 to 101 The house foreign affairs com mittee already had lopped 000000 off funds economic help for European IOWAN ELECTED St Louis Mo L Van Voorhis of West DDS Moincs Iowa Friday was elected vice president tht National Rural Letter Car lltrt association at the national convention here A ground party prevented by tides from going ashore for al climbed to the motored bomb er Friday They found no surviv ors among the 9 enlisted men and 3 officers aboard the plane Names withheld of the pending victims were notification of next of kin The party reported a wide burned out area leading to the plane All men were dead inside the craft CLOSES BINGO GAME Sidney A S Chris topher closed a bingo game at the Sidney rodeo Thursday night and Felix Hyman a carnival man was fined when he pleaded guilty to operating a gambling game photo by Sorlien DRAW CAPACITY lovelies in the Ice Varieties 1951 continue to draw capacity crowds at the North Iowa fair Friday evening was the 4th straight night with every seat grandstand sold and more wanted Here Daphney Walk er British figure skating champion leads in one of the numbers More graceful than dancing because of the continuous flow of motion was the audience verdict Many changes of beautiful costumes helped brighten the production visually The frequent comedy routines did the rest Fair Records 4th SellOut in Row The ice show at the North Daily Program for North Iowa fair band P SATURDAY Rudd p Varieties of 1951 on stage SUNDAX p by Rocfcford p stock car p by Manly p performance band race band Ice Varieties of 1951 grace of dancing ou skates brought many back for a second show and spread the wore to acquaintances The most serious accident on the North Iowa lair track in many years put one of the drivers of the sig auto racing cars in the hos pital during the featured race in ihe afternoon He is Louis Yauger 34 of Austin and was reported not seriously hurt Saturday Hos pital authorities said he had mul iple cuts and bruises and strained igaments in the back of his neck His car crashed through the fence catapulted endoverend along the edge of the box seats in bront of the grandstand before it finally rolled back on the track Everything was going smoothly in the scheduled 10lap feature with Bert Hellmueller of Louis ville in front and being offered a serious challenge for the lead by Clair Cotter of Austin Yauger aj truck driver who had qualified two cars in the time trials was Auto Racing Results TIMK Btrt lUllmmtlltr Touis still inside the cockpit No spec tators were injured although the car came dangerously close to bursting into as the throttle was wide open as the car flipflopped in the path between the track fence and the box seats Yauger stayed strapped in the car and was removed at once to a hospitalAt the time he was placed on the stretcher Yauger was bleeding slightly around the face and hisleft ear Meanwhile Hellmueller and Cotter were blaz ing around the track arid heading into the home stretch again M blast accident had happened Starter Frank Winkley rushed up the track and flagged the drivers down as they camefto a quick halt to avert an other accident The drivers hi the feature race were given the places they had at the time of the mis hap It Bad Day for Racing was one of those bad days for racing Leon DeKock of Mason City billed as a top performer didnt even get into competition An axle on his Offenhauser broke while he was warmingJip and he arrived back to the track after the faces hadended Chet Mor tensons car had a broken axle which put himout of the second race and Owen Aleshires auto was out of commission before the races started although he came back to run in the feature event Hellmueller with a 450hofse power Ranger aviation engine in his car posted the fastest qualify ing time copped the first race and also the feature He lost a big chunk of his heavy plastic wind shield in the first race through some flying object The best race on the program was tha Australian pursuit won by Fred Nelson of Minneapolis He started last in the field and after about 5 laps trailed Yauger by an Sth of a mile But he kept gaining ground and finally won in the home stretch of the 5mile event rlllc SS JO JCtorc Cliet MtrUnsen Minntmpelij Cisir AmsUn SIU Stt Ormcl I1U S9S5 Cecil Greenlej WcbsUr city Fred Xel Lcnis Imlt T a r e r Asjllti Dommann 88 Lutheran pastor for more than half a century died at the Lutheran Home for the Aged here Friday FIRST Cotter Htmtltr Time SECOND r t1 n 1 e y Mure Time 7 ilECIAl MATCH R A C Time S Ups AUSTRALIAN by Ncl ll cars fMssctf FEATURE In Sth lap wreck were Ittll mnelltr Otttr Hcmeter Ale shlrt Ellsmne a strong 3rd in the race when it became apparent that something was wrong when he zoomed from the inside of the southwest curve toward the grandstand fence Yauger at the hospital said that the throttle stuck on his car to open the motor full blast and in trying to stop it through braking the car and cutting the motor he hit the fence Scrapes Stands Yauger wheeled the auto a slight distance from the fence then it turned back right at the fence at the northwest comer of the main grandstand The auto broke through the fence clipped off a large pole went end over end while scraping the stands at the box scats and broke back through the fence on to the track in a heap of junk with Yauger LUTHERAN PASTOR DIES Omaha The Rev Albert About The Weather Mason City Cloudy with scat tered showers Saturday night Low 58 Clearing Sunday High 79 Iowa Light variable Sat urday Cloudy Saturday night with scattered showers mainly in west and south Sunday clearing north and west with showers southeast Warmer northwest Sunday Low Satur day nisht 5258 north 5662 south High Sunday 7884 Further outlook Fair and a little warmer Brief showers likely Monday nighti Fair and normal temperatures1 Tuesday Minnesota Clearing and cooler west scattered showers east portion Saturday night Sunday generally fair and Low Saturday night 4854 High Sun day 7480 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Aug 18 Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Year Ago Maximum Minimum Government to Permit Wage Hike Salaries Tagged to Living Costs govern ment has adopted temporarily a least a general policy of allowini wages to rise and fall with livin costs In approving the policy Friday Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnsto said it line with the over all stabilization objective of keep ing the American economy in bal Up for Review However Johnstonsaid th stabilization program woul have to be reviawed next spring He okayed the new policy pro posed by the wage stabilizatio board until March 11952 In the meantime the board approve wage increases grantee by employers to offset the rise in living costs Roughly they hav risen 11 per cent since January 1950 and about two per cent sine the wageprice freeze of last Jan 25 The new policy supplements bu does not change a separate regu lation under which employers may jfant increases of 10 per cent over January 1950 levels without com ing to the board for approval The board promptly applied thi new policy to a series of northern cottonrayon textile mill cases 3 Procedures Under the cost of living policy workers may get a pay boost in these three ways 1 If they were working under a contract with an escalator clause in effect before the Jan 25 wag freeze Under such a clause paj adjustments are usually mad every 3 months at the rate of on cent an hour for each rise or fa of 114 points in the governmen price index Anew one will be ou next week measuring prices as o July 15 About 4000000 work ers already are under someform of escalatordause including mos of the railroad and auto industries If the employer and union want togear their payrates in th future to such an index the boarc will approve the contract pro visions 3 If employers and unions to make Jongtermcontracts with out such a binding clause they may open their agreements everj 5 months take a look at what ha happened to living costs and mak adjustments limited to those flue tuationsThe board would ap prove that arrangement Br WILLIAM McMACKIN Vermillion S Dak Jniversity of South Dakota board f regents met Saturday to con ider possible action against a young doctor who accidentally ad ministered fatal drug injections to two human guinea pigs Chairman E M Mumford dej lined to say whether any disci ilinary action would be taken gainst 28 year old Dr Louis B Vlichalek However he indicated that the xard would study evidence brought out at the inquestinto he deaths of Jack Clifford 30 a aboratory technician and Mrs Ardys Pearson 26 a secretary Bif Overdose Clifford and Mrs Pearson died after Michalek inoculated both with massive overdosesof meth adone a pain relieving drug dur ing an experiment on the pain nreshhold of human lacings Michalek had intended to give injections to nimsrif and a 3rd volunteer but Clifford and Mrs Pearson became ill before he was able to do so The inquest adjourned indefi nitely Friday after Mrs Pearsons lusband Everett testified that be Dore no bitterness toward Micha lek despite the death of his wife It was a mistake Pearson could have happened to anyone Mrs Marjorie Stuvland the 3rc volunteer guinea pig testified tha she took part in the experimen voluntarily the same as Clifford and Mrs Pearson r r I cameTreryclose to 79 47 59 42 Price Ceilings Turn Out Crooks Farm Chief Insists Cherokee pric ceilines tend to make crooks ou of the public E Howard Hil Iowa Farm Bureau fcderatio president says Hill made his remarks before 1500 persons at the 44th annua Pilot Rock plowing match on th Whitfield Adamson farm south o Cherokee He said ceilings arc morally ba because most people think it is poor way of controlling inflatio and revolt against them Stanley Kudron Sioux contractor won the northwes Iowa open terrace plowing titl for the second straight year witt 141 points Harold Hurd Meriden took the senior contour plowin contest with 871 points and Rich nrd Jensen Meriden won the jun ior contour match with 8S8 poinL Allies Reds Report Progress on Solving Buffer Zone Issue Study Evidence in Drug Deaths Allied Planes Fight Huge Air Battles U S Ith Arar S and red jete fought two Hindering battles over northwest orea Saturday in the first large cale air action in more than a month U S 5th air force said one red fighter was damaged in the first clash and one was prooably de troyed in the second The air force said all the Amer can F86 Sabre jets in 3attles returned safely to bases TwentyAeight Sabres tangled vith 24 Russian type MIGl5s be tween 15000and 35000 feet in the second fight Lt Charles F lioyd Marion Ky was credited with the probable In the earlier fightr29 Sabres collided with 30 red jets tThe battle 5000 feet over Son chon lasted 5 minutes TheMlG broke off the fight and flew north It was the first largescalene air battle since Julyll The Sabre jets ofthe 4th fight erinterceptorwingwere flyin top cover lor a flight ol F8 Shooting Star jets tary targets when Mrs Stuvland shuddered Coroner Myron Iverson sale that a verdict in the deaths mus await a theijUniversity of Minnesota where tests were be ing conducted on the bodies o the victims No Excuses Michalek said in an interview that he intended to make no ex cuses for what he had done I know I made a tragic error he said Im very sorry but wha can I say Its something that will follow me all my life States Attorney Martin Weeks Jr said the chances that crimina charges would be filed against Mi chalek were remote To do so Weeks said it would 3e necessary to prove Michalefc acted with intentional omission or culpable negligence which the evidence did not indicate Michaleks tragic error was when he gave 100milligram in jections of methadone to his two volunteers thinking that he was administering the lesspotent drug demeroL Heavy Storm Hits Jamaica Miami Fla si lent for 18 hours after the passage of a hurricane gave a fragmentary report Saturday that the city cap ital at Jamaica had experienced winds of 80 to 90 miles per hour or higher The report both their the MIGs BufordA Hammond Kussian1 with damaging Kussiantypt plane j United Nations and communiy infantry fought handtohand bat ties at bouVends of the Korean battle line Friday In the center of the 140mil front one allied patrol probec within sight of Pyonggang then withdrew under enemy fire In all were 5 small patrol skir mishes inthe sector once the com munist iron triangle buildup area Br ROBERT B TUCKMAK Mniuan Korea and reds got down to brass tacks Sat urday as the 4man armistice sub committee met on the buffer issue for the second straight time in aa atmosphere of friendly in formality The talks are being held strictly offtherecordand no official re port of progress was made But a pooled l taesong saidthe 4 American North Korean and one over a map spread out on a con ference table They pointed to it as they talked And they seemed bspeaking informally andnot from prepared statements After a lengthy sessionin hot and sweltering Kaesong they ad journed They will nieetagain at 11 a mSunday 1 mSaturi day indicatedthe 4 troubleshooters didnotreach a finalsolution Saturiiay the ceasefire should tie placed v A J Ace more the soundof room ypeiping radiofridayciroppeaVtj hintof progress in broadcast just before the negotiators met The led Men to Depart Camp Thirryeigni officers and of Company F part of the Iowa Minnesota 103rd army reserve in fantry division will leave Mason City by bus Sunday at a m1 for Camp McCoy Wis for theirpor stiffest summer workout since was Grady Nortonchiefofthe Miami weather bureaus storm warning service from the meteorological office at Kingston Norton said the message had no indication why the wellequipped office at Kingston gave estimates instead of true wind readings but ae believed the instruments may have1 been disabled by the storm There was no mention of damage or loss of life Northeast gale p m EST estimated 70 to 80 knots SO to 90 m p h or higher said the mes sage Wind shifted to eastsouth east Midnight to 1 a in wind southsoutheast heavy rain Jamaica rich island of banana and sugar plantations has a pop ulation city of 120000 Until the message near midday the island city had been cut off Irom the outside world since Fri day night World war XL The company is under the command of Capt Tony Magnani Buses also will transport com panics from Charles City and Gar ner to the Wisconsnrcamp Organized Units for movement to Camp McCoy were being organized a towa military district headquar ters at Fort Des Moines and a sub offices at Fort Dodge Water loo Council Bluffs Cedar Rapids received oy Ottnmwa SiouxOitv sugar plantations has a po on of 1340000 Kingston is SAME DATE Black 34 fttirs put Davenport Ottroawa Sioux City Burlington Dubuque and Mason City Security cloaks the actua strength of the cadretypedivision consisting mainly of experiencec officers and noncommissioned of ficers plus some filler troops Last 1400 officers and en listed men trained with the di vision at Camp McCoy The twoweek summer cam was optional then This year it i mandatory Some Deferments Officers say at least 90 per cen of the division is expected to b on hand Deferments have beer granted the remainder of the men Maj Gen Hanford MacHlder o Mason City commanding genera has outlined a full schedule o field training It includes field action agains enemy troops composed of sol diers stationed regularly at Cam McCoy Tactics learned inKore will be taught includingguerrill warfare and infiltration TwoMason Cityans are on th division headquarters staff Thej are Maj H B spe cial service officer and Capt Hines Mount division proves marshal The 103rd will join its siste outfit the IowaNebraska 34th national guard division at cam for one of its two training weeks The 34th arrived at Camp McCo last Sunday and will leave nex weekend 4 Generals in Huddle Over Map Truce Talks Off Record Thursday tookC1hefifcst stepto ward finding a solution sue deadlocking What that step was didnt say 1 The subcommitteebegan Sat urdays session at 11 a m Before they met liaisonofficersof ttie two room and continued5 their debate1 on the neutrality of Kaesong The liaison groups will meet again Sunday Allied members8 refused to discuss what happened Satur day The again met pound one of the smaller tables Observed comfortable relaxedas they caned tack in to luncn in a captured American still the marking painted on the bumper Korean Jdilifary Advisory The7 allied lineup was changed r Saturdays session Maj Gen LC Craigie of the TT S airforce replaced Rear Adm Arleigh Burke on the subcommittee No significance to the change Vice Adm C Turner Joy senior U N envoyannounced wj3Gri he scut that he make changes in the subcommittee from time to time r v The other allied delegate is Maj Gen Harry I Hodesr deputy chief of staff of theU S Sth army Admirals Joy and Burke and Maj Gen Paik Sun Yup remained at their Munsan headquarters Saturday Trumpet Player in Dorsey Band Dies in Crackup Sedsewick zel 27 Parkersburg W Va trumpet player in the TommyDor sey band died Friday while being taken to a hospital after the car in which he was riding smashed into abridge Colorado Highway Patrolman Edward L Post said the car was driven by Ward LeHoy Townsend 22 of the Bronx N Y Ks said tht car hit the rear wheels of a wcsU bound truck driven by Maurice R Tarson 30 of Sterling Colo The auto went oiit of control and smashed into the bridge on U S 138 two miles east of this north eastern Colorado community the patrolman said Mrs Bonnie Wetzel wife of the fatally injured trumpet player suffered a back injury and aken to the hospital here Neither Townsend nor Tarson wu In lured Townsend and the Wetzcls wcrt enroute to North Platte Nebr for a band engagement k   

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