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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North lows Daily Newspaper fcx BE THI NlWSPAPIt THAT MAKII ALL MOftTM I OW A MS N 11 CH SO HOME EDITION TOU LVD Awocltted Prcu and United Prew Full Html Cento MASON CUT IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 21 This Paper Cotulitt ot Two ISOMileanHourWind Off Coast Managed From Moscow Expects Hurricane 7 5 5 Lives GlobeGazette photo by Musser FROM CHEFS CAP TO new king Eddie Baker exchanges his chefs hat for the royal crown Placingthe crown is Iowas lieutenant governor W EL Nicholas who has already crowned the new queen Sylvia Hitchhik er Davis Underneath the chefshat is C D Chuck Hilton KGLO news director who was master of ceremonies Cannohball Baker Is King of Hoboes By CLARA MADSON GlobeGazette Staff Member may have won their hearts through their stomachs I Stocky roundcheeked Eddie Cancpnball Baker who annu ally presides as chef over the thousands of gallons of mulligar stew at the national convention of hoboes was crowned king here Tuesday He succeeds Ben Hobo Benson who was positively not running Sharing the royal honors was a new queen Sylvia Davis of MIddletown Iowa who wrested the crown from Myrtle Boxcar French Burlington who has held the title the last two years The totalof was ScoopsHoyel Scotty with 876 votes Sam King Cole new candidate onthe scene had a total of 840 votes The winning queen had 1333 and The losing queen 872 There were only two queen candi dates Baker held the title for one year previously in 1949 He lost it to Benson in 1950 On hand to crown the royal Tair was Lt Gov Nicholas said he was going to eschew turkey for the day and eat mulli gan stew with the rest of them after the coronation Other celebri ties at the convention falling in line with Nicholas included Miss Nancy Norman of Shenandoah the 1951 Miss4Iowa who will go to Atlantic City soon to compete for the Miss America title Both said this was their first convention and expressed amazement at the size of the crowd and colorfulness of the event Officials thought the crowd was bigger than ever this year and last years crowd was estimated at ioine 20000 Hilton Emcee C D Chuck Hilton Mason City news director of KGLO was roaster of ceremonies and an nounced the election The results were broadcast simultaneously by Ken Kew of KGLO vvhose Man On the Street program originated from the Brittplatform Festivities opened with a huge parade in the morning The long procession held everything from beautiful floats carrying two kinds of royalty the reigning hobo pair and pretty Miss Norman to comic entries not excluding a hobo band and hobos dressed in their Sunday best or worst as the case might be There were even white silk top hats Thick as Flies Boes both as candidates and visitors were thick as flies Sam Cole staunchly supported by the outgoing Benson was quar tered at the hotel He stumped on a platform of service to his coun try by using the human interest appeal of hoboes to work for youth and similar movements Candidates made their cam paign speeches from the platform at the head of the midway before ballots were passed out to the crowd Some fairly intelligent talks were made and one listener was heard to express that hoboes knew more about people than anybody New characters included a sea faring individual Old Baldy who said his name was James T Leahy He had come on the rails from San Francisco wherehe got paid off by the merchant marine in February A lot of old timers were back There was blearyeyed Scoop shovel Scotty the giggling Hot ehot B e n s o n Packinghouse Shorty Salt Creek and others Early Arrival The new king had been in Brill couple of weeks prior to the convention rounding up ingredi ents for his mulligan WANTED A pic turesque scene at the Britt hobo convention was this traveler on crutches all by himself and leaning against a brick wall He said he was J Boysen of Clin ton and that he was hitchhiking his way home from South Da kota where he used to farm years aso In true hobo style he asked for a handout the price of a package of ciparels when the photographer took his picture were robbed of nearly Tiifftr Happy Bruce said Tanya singer at the House of Oscar club first told the story of the shooting He said Cassinetti an Indiana exconvict then admitted the slaying but said I didnt mean to do it Cassinetti was quoted by the chief as saying he was trigger happy and the gun discharged accidentally Officers said both Mrs Peacock and Cassinetti signed statements Bruce said they also made oral confessions to him Alex Gregory Detroit criminologist and other Colorado Springs officers Bruce said they told this story After the Chases left the night club Cassinetti and Tanya fol lowed in his car About two miles south of Colorado Springs on the road to the Broadmoor Cassinetti drove alongside ana forced the limousine to the side of the high way No Scuffle Cassinetti leaped out and stepped up to the driver The gun killing Bursey voters no doubt He had all kinds of official papers from friends throughout the country indorsing him for king During the year he works as chef in city restaurants The abdicating king Benson can now go back to NewYork as he had planned The 67 year old little bundle of pep looks better this year than when he was here last year He says its because hes living more regularly He lives with a bachelor friend whom he has known since he was 16 years old That was the age of Ben when he left the job his father put him into printing and began his travels But Ive never glori fied the hobo life he declares Afternoon events included free vaudeville acts and street sports The baseball game between Cor with and Britt was called off be cause of the muddy diamond Eve ning entertainment included a dance at 9 p m The William Col lins shows were operating on the midway Cadets to Leave West Point N Y last of the estimated 90 accused cadets arc expected to leave the military academy In the next few Three more left the Point Monday bringing to 81 the number thus far ousted for cheating at exam inations Colorado Slaying Solved Girl Singer Man Involved Colorado Springs Confessions froma night club singer and her jobless common law husband have solved the slay ing of a New York sergeant Police Chief I B Bruce saic Tuesday Thechief sard 28 year oldJTanya Peacock and Robert John Cassin etti 35 admittedlefiredaTifle that killed Martin A 20 of WssfChazy Mr Tuesday night Bursey was slain by a gunman who stopped the hotellimousine fie was driving and then robbed his Mr and Mrs Ha Chase of Moines 4 Bursey stationed at an airbase here worked part time as a driver for the Broadmoor hotel The Chases instantly There was no scuffle Hint Split Between Chinese Koreans By SAM SUMMERLIN M tutsan Korea Korean wararmistice subcom mittee met in its 5th round table Biscuasion Tuesday as a United Nations spokesman hinted the Chinese and North Koreans do notsee eye to eye The 4 subcommittee allied twocommu more than half their twohour and 4ininute Kaesong to map reading inan effort to draw a dividingline for a Cassinetti ordered the Chases to turn over their money to him Bruce said Cassinettis police record dated from 1928and in cluded a burglary term in Indiana The Peacockhad a record of a vagrancy arrest in MarysvUleCaLand another ar rest on gambling charges in Heno Nev The couple Bruce said had been living together since they met last Aprilin Hawlins Wyo The Chases who returned to Des Moines by plane the day after the shootingand robbery said the gunman at first ordered them to lie down on the floor of the car But after Chase begged him not to shoot them he ordered them to lie down in a ditch and not to move until he had left the scene The Des Moines couple returned to Colorado Springs again to help authorities identify the gunman Bruce said they left again Mon day night by plane to return to Des Moines once more Jet Dive Fatal to 12 Soldiers Fort Dir N I enveloped jet planeTraining Jier for flowed into a grouj of soldiers including twin brothers were kffled Twentyone other soldiers were isurned or injuied as the T33 air force trainer plane crashed mo ments after taking off from near by McGKare air base The planes twoman crew perished in the wreckage Among the dead soldiers were Pvts George VL and Robert W Poole 22 year old twins from Camden N were inducted into the army about 4 months ago The rest of the dead weie part of a 54man army detail that had ust finished learning how to lay communications lines in a belt of crub pines at the edge of the base Survivors said the plane bore down on them Tikea ball of fire hrough the trees skimmed over a truck partlyloaded with sol diers and crashed about 50 feet away Lt Bertram Brinley Fort Dix mblic information officer said a jlaztng wingtip fuel tank appar ently jarred loose by trees dropped on to the truck turning it and its passengers into flaming torches Eight GIs w ere killed almost in tently QUADRUPLETS BORN Bromley Eng Muriel 3rown gave birth to quadruplets boys and two day night but one of the boys died ceasefire There was no re port on results They scheduled ancthsr sacking for 11 a to WPH nesday 7 p m Tuesday Meanwhile Vice Adm C Turn er Joy senior UN delegate re jected communist charges that UN forces ambushed a Chinese patrol in the neutrality zone kill ing one red soldier and wounding another Joy informed North Korean Lt Gen Nam U hii Communist counterpart Your message of Aug 19 is aereby acknowledged I re ply fully to you when1 have re ceived a complete report of the investigation of the alleged viola tion of the neutral zone on Aug 19 A preliminary report does not substantiate the charges iave Dfenptton stand is that partisans from either North Korean of South Korean may carried out the at tack in an effort to disrupt peace talks The possibility of agrowing di of views between Chi nese andNorth Korean truce ne gotiators was raised by Brig Gen WflBain P Nuckols UN command spokesman said he believed the Chinese were receiving instruc fibns from capital of fed Shandet from communist hier atdry Hasuse of hier archy3wasinterpreted to mean comtnumsts on Moscow Nuckols made thisstatement only 24l hours after he reported UN authoritiesm Korea felt ambushof the Chinese pa rolwas the markof North Ko reanstrying to sabotage arm istice talks andmakethe Chinese fight war forthem Coincidental with N u c k o 1s comments the UN motor convoy to Kaesong Tues day time sev eral score men of military age wearing the whiie garments of armers Heretoforepeasants seen worMng in the fields along the Af Wirephoto JUST ME AND MY Earl Fready l boy and his dog Mike arrived in Azuza CalrTdonday after hitchhiking home in Harlem Mont Earl dressed in faded blue jeans and cowboy hat with a junior sheriffs badge pinned to his shirt told sheriff s deputies that he lived on a ranch in the Big Hole basin and just wanted to see some of1 the country before school started He had been on the road 5 days and had 84 cents left out of Truman Asks Washington EresidentTru man has asked congress 000000to help the floodbattered middle west and to finance a new national flpocj disaster insurance program He told congress in a message Monday the situation was a Ottmmwa C L O United Packinghouse Workers of America is demanding that John MorreH and company playSanta Claus to The Ottumwa Courier has earned of 27 local demands bv local No I U P J O in jonnection with reopening of the abormanagement contract sup grave emergency and asked posedly on wage issues Some in hat the money oe provided as quickly ast possible Vice President Barkley prompt way were mostly old men and women Associated Press Correspondent Robert B Tuckman reported those seen Tuesday were healthy young men wearing leather mili tary belts and blue sneakers such as those worn by soldiers in the tforfh Korean army Nane Armed Chinese placed a patrol of a ozen or more soldiers north of he red outpost at Panmunjom along the road They patrolled at ntervals of a few hundred yards along this outskirt of the neutral ty zone None was armed i Since truce talks started Julyj 0 Chinese delegates have reared somewhat anxious to end tie shooting and less interested than the North Koreans in where buffer zone is creates y referred the request jointly to the senate pubic works and ap propriations t committees to speed action Ordinarily each would ect novel matters into the labor management picture of American industry Among the two hours study the niafter separately The relief money would be used to pay flood victims of Kansas Missouri and nearby states for part of what they lost in the July floods to guarantee liberal loans for rebuilding homes farms and factories and to help states and cities participate in the rehabilita tion activities Funds for the new Insurance program wil help fill the lack of a national system of flood dis aster insurance is now a major gap in the means by which a man can make his home his farm or his business secure against exents beyond his control Mr Truman saidl White house aides said tne S400 times more than the 825000000 already appropriated by congress for midwest flood re probably the biggest in the history of American disaster re lief Workers Ask Santa Claus for each em hour before and an hour after work to be paid by the com pany Another Is 15 xiund ham each Christmas eve and each Easter eve to be given o each employe Still another is or employes to have a lour holiday on their birthdays A 4th calls for free lunches to be given by the pay a a dollar inlieu of thejou The local by the Cojrier to have been ented by the international union not the local are in addition to lished demands by the inter national from all packing com janies for an annual wage free egal advice free social workers visitations free recreation pro grams and a sort oi extension erace paid by the company to dvise employes on buying ousekeepmg and other activities Taken by Big Blow New Orleans violent and deadly hurricanewith a 130 muVanrhour wallop is expected o strike the lower Mexican main land late Tuesday afternoon or early Tuesday night v The New Orleans weather jureau said that if the bigblow continues in its piesent indicated course its main punch a will hit between Nautia and ably between 5 p m and 8 p m The hurricane already has cost 55 lives and caused damage of its toll as it belabored he British island of Jamaica be fore it left the Caribbean Tanpico Threatened Naurla isa smalltown ofless than 2000 population f Hurricane winds are expected to be felt as far north as Tampico a modern city of almost 100000 population J Squalls andheavy seas may ex tend to the lower Texas coast the weather bureau said in cautioning small craft to take cover until the fury of the storm haspassed f LtThe storm developed hurricane force S days ago on moving into the Caribbean from the1 Atlantic andsince has traveled almost 2300 miles along a westnorthwesterly Thejiurncane struck itie Yuca tan peninsula Monday with 100 mfleanIiour force But no deaths were reported on Merida the capital of Yucatan on the northwestern tip of the peninsula reported high winds andJsheavy rains but no great damage V r The Yucatanpeninsula a 180 ne thumb of land that sticks 200 miles up into the Gulf of Mexico on the Central American goose neck thatjimdesNorth andSouth America s x about 650 miles south of Liquor Stores Still Losing Sale Volume FROM WOE SEEVICES Des MJtfifi figures compiled or theIowa liquor control cotn nission shdwedTaesdaythat state liquor are continuing to sales the commisi sion clamped sales to agents of taverns Statisticians ffunushea figures since the order be ame effective ITitoiaT sales in the stores 9264 cases All About BENCH WARMERS at the Britt convention sitting on this park bench attracted local citizens to the spot Pictured from Jcft are Ben Hobo Benson Myrtle Boxcar French King David I Scoopshovel Scotty Jane Hiscocks Britt girl who attached herself to the queen GlobeGazette photo by Musser delegation Henry Schneider Hotshot Benson at back vith face James J Old Seafarer Leahy Syl via Hitchhiker Davis and S visitors Alex Ezarskel Britt Ello Eahn Fen ton and Roy Ezunkcl Fenton rMII MOQUl The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Tues day night Wednesday fair and slightly warmer Low Tuesdav night 48 High Wednesday 75 Iowa Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday High Wednesday 72 to 77 Low Tuesday night 45 to 50 north 50 to 55 south High Wednesday 75 to 80 east 78 to 84 west Further outlook Part ly cloudy with scattered show ers beginning Wednesday night or Thursday Friday scattered showers and cooL Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Normal high near 84 Normal low near 56 Cool throughout most of the period with Thursday and Sun day the warmest days Rainfall will average ito 1 inch With local amounts up to 2 inches in thundershowers about Thursday and again on Sunday Minnesota Fair and cool Tuesday night with spotty frost in low lands of eastcentral portion Wednesday fair and warmer Low Tuesday night 4247 north 4550 south High Wednesday 7682 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday The reports showed tnat during the period June16 fe Aug 10 195JUthe statestores soldJSO 175 Ceasesofe liquor J1he comparative jperiod of1950 stares sold 139439 clses Computed at an average a case thats an estimated drop in revenue of intfie B week period of June 17 fo Aug Sales dropped 4000 cases in the first 3 after1 ihe order be came effective More in TVhfakiea Commissioner A A Coburn said the cut in sales been slightly more noticeable whis kies than on wines and miscellane ous spirits but 3 typei have felt the decrease Both Commission Chairman Harold E Wolfe and Coburn said the order to vendors not to sell liquor in cases where it obviously was intended for resale will con tinue in effect despite the drop in sales volume The purpose of Iowas liquor monopoly system was definitely set out ill the name of the act which created Iowa liquor control acf and thats Jusf what the new order apparently is do ing Chairman Wolfe said Wolfe also said there had been no relaxation in a campaign to eliminate Ulegal transactions at state liquor stores The commissions present lie said is to conform strictly to regulations Service clubs and civic organizations arenoex ceptions he added y Wolfescommentsmade it plain that veterans organizations and other private groups like night clubs and taverns cant depend upon state liquor stores for stock ing their bars If service clubs are getting iiquor now Wolfe said they are wringing it in from the outside There is nothing we can do about that Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation 77 51 60 19 Sale of Liquor Dealer Tax Stamps Drop Moines MP federal re ail liquor dealer tax stamps havt been issued for 2590 placet la   

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