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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 20, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper lot CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NilGHIORS VOL LVH Aiwciattd PTCM ind United Full Wire Flvf Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER Zl Thii Paper ContisU of Two til 8 I Gambler Gross In Jail Parole Lost By ROBERT FARRINGTON New York Gambler Harry Gross whose brazen re fusal to testify Shattered the states bribery case against 18 policemen Thursday lost his parole and must remain in jail special sessions court revoked the parole Vrhichihad been granted 6 months ago while gross awaited sentencing on gambling charges District Attorney Miles F the dapper gambler had doublecrossed in backing down on his original agreement to talk at the trial asked that the parole be throWnOut I anino longer able to guarantee to produce this witness when he is ed McDonald said i 66 Counts Justice William B Northrop presiding at the hearing set Sept 27 for sentencing Gross on 66 counts ofsgamblingfor which he could d r a w up to 68 years prison He previously pleaded guilty fi and sentencing had been set for Oct 8 On top of the exboss of a ayear bookmaking syndicate was given 5 years for contempt of court during Wed nesdays stormy courtroom wran Gross had defied attempts of the court to get him to answer the trial in which the policemen were accused of tak ing a million a year in bribes Brooklyn Judge Samuel S Leibowitz in bitter fury threw the case out of court late Wednes day He freed the 18 cops after McDonald go on said it was futile to The 18 were accused of sharing in year in bribes paid by Gross when the pudgy bookie riding high as kingpin of a a yeartumbling ring The specific charge was conspiracy to obstruct justice by allegedly protecting the betting syndicate Gross was the states key wit ness When he wouldnt testify there just wasnt any case left an inter nationally famed defense lawyer called the defiant Gross a miser able wretch and gave him 5 years in jail plus a 515000 fine on 60 counts of contempt ofcourt And the judge plainly regarded this as only the beginning He hinted he will go aHout to in fluence a skyhighprison sentence when the exrbookie goes intospecial sessionscour Oct 8 forturther sentencing An Angry Judge Gross has pleadedguilty to 66 counts of conspiracy and gambl ing The penalty is a maximum 68 years in prison I am not presuming to tell the court of special sessions what they should do Leibowitz said grim ly But I think his conduct here ought to be called to the attention of that court Normally however Gross could hope to escape with far less than the maximum 68 years McDonald only a year ago was mentioned asa possible democratic candidate for governor of New York because of his work in Gross gambling ring His future far less bright now he told Judge I dont know Whether we can aalyage anything out of I see very little hope in it But I do oweat to the people of the community to make an effort and 1 will make that effort whether I am in public life or private life as long as I am to see what can be done to remedy what has happened here McDonald suggested that Gross may have been bribed last week when the bookie made a runaway trip to Atlantic City N J He was picked up at the race track and returned to not until he had been free for a whole day it Soys Ike Nonriination ByJLYLE C WILSON Washington Drum mond has returned from Paris with word that Gen Dwight D Eisenhower wants the republican presidential nomination and will work to get it Drummond is one of the best reporters in town He is just back from two years as director of European information for the economic cooperation administra tion r All About This week he resumed his post as chief Washington correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor Drummonds first piece for the Monitor was a roundup on Ikes political position Drummond wrote that the general would not be coy Henot only will accept the nomination but plans to make a frank statement qf his availabil ity for the republican nomination well in advance of the nominating convention To Resign Drummond reported that Eisen hower will resign his European military post at that time iurn to the United States He said ihere were 3 major reasons for kes desire and decision to seek the presidency next year 1 To assure that the United States will maintain a vigorous and daring role of world leader ship 2 To prevent the government or the republican party from being dominated by what he regards as isolationism 3 To rescue United Stats foreign policy from harsh Drummond explained he was not speaking tot Eisenhower But he said his report is based on more than mere judgment arid de duction I have reason to believe he this report faith fully and factually reflects the generals political intentions He could change them I doubt if he will Drummond writes from a sounc background of political realism Unlike many stories of Ikes polit ical intentions and of the plans of tils backers Brummonds piece in no way challenged the political truth which some of the generals friends seem to have forgotten No Real Draft That axion is that there never sas been in modern times a bona fide draft of a man to be presi man who himself refused to join allout in the moment to obtain his nomination Anything can happen of course But some political realists of late lave rbeen counting General Ike out of the republican picture This doubt of his chances arose as Ikes sackers have increasingly insisted hat he wouldsit it out in Paris awaiting a draft Therehave been nominations for the presidency which looked ike a real draft but only to those n the bleacher seats Bingsiders were not fooled The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and cooler Thursday night and Fri day Showers Thursday night ending early Friday morning Low Thursday night 48to 50 High Friday 60 Iowa Cloudy with occasional showers Thursday night turn ing cooler west and central por tions Iriday cloudy and much cooler with showers ending during the day Low Thursday night 42 to 48 northwest near 60 southeast High Friday 60 to 65 Northwesterly winds 25 miles per hour Friday Further outlook Fair and cbol with be lownormal temperatures Satur day and Sunday Chance of frost In exposed locations northwest Saturday morning Frost likely in west and northwest Sunday morning Minnesota Occasional showers and cooler Thursday night Friday cloudy and cooler with showers ending during the day Low Thursday night near 40 north west to 50 southeast High Fri day n 50s NATO Okays Greece Turks Ottawa North Atlantic council voted unanimously Thurs day for full membership of Greece and Turkey in the Atlantic defense alliance An information officer report ng this said the action took the rorm of a statement of intention which still has to be approved by arliaments of the 12 member na ions before the two Mediterran ean countries actually come in The decision was made in the ast minutes of the councils 5day meeting Dust Storm Piles Up 15 Autos in Ditch Moses Lake Wash dust torm blown by 60mile an hour winds piled 15 automobiles into i ditch alongside the highway 14 miles east of hero Wednesday night Street lights were out Visibili y was 100 feet in town 5 feet on he highway Two persons were reported GlobeGazette weather data up Drou8ni w e samaman nospitai to 8 a m Thursday suffering from traffic in nines which were not xenons Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 79 56 62 Trace 76 59 juries which were not serious TRACTOR OVERTURNS DIES Marshalltown ff Everett Watson 53 was killed about noon Wednesday on his farm 8 miles north of Marshalltown when tho v Af WkeDhoto HELD IN SLAYING OF Douglas K Reading said confessions were made by David Royal Bill Morrey and Max Pell left to each of whom is 18 in the slaying of Nurse Pauline Campbell early Sunday Miss Campbell was found beaten to death near her rooming house in the University of Michigan vicinity Morrey and Pell are from Ypsilanti Mich Koyal is from Milan Mich APWirephoto BROTHER OF AL CAPONE FOUNlMRichard J Two Gun Hart justice of peace in Homer Nebr and identi fied Wednesday as the long lost brother of thelategang ster Al Scarface Capone sits inUnion station in Chi cago Wednesday night with his wife Kathleen His iden tity as James Capone was disclosed during a grand jury investigation of allegedincome tax evasion of AIs other brother Ralph Capone Assistant U S Attorney Law renceJ Miller said Hart had been subpoenaed to appeal before the grand jury Known as TwoGun Hart C a pones Long Lost Brother a Fearless Law Enforcer Homer Nebr 3 The long ost brother of the late Al Scar ace Capone has been discovered n northeast Nebraska where he built a reputation as a fearless officer of the law He is Justice of the Peace Rich ard J TwoGun Hart of Homer ormer Homer town marshal and ndian agent at nearby Winnebago Nebr During the prohibition era when he Al Capone organization was did not contact his family again until 1937 when he wrote that he was almost blind dead broke and had 5 children to support Miller said Hart then was put on the family payroll and given title to the Mercer Wis home In Homer Harts son Harry 26 said his father never told him he was related to AlCapone but I knew it just the same Another son Richard Jr was killed in widely known fellow officers said World war II The other two Wilr TTA Ts l IiUTn 1nri 3art as an Indian agent special zing in running down bootleggers was averaging a raid a day and sometimes as manv as 7 in a single night Sioux City Iowa Police Cap ain Paul Mummert who said he vent on many raids described with most Hart liam and Sherman live at Mer cer Wis Hart and his wife went to Chi cago Wednesday ageous officer he had ever known An expert marksman Hart could hit a beer bottle at 100 feet shoot ng from either hip Hummert aid Harts identity as James Capone about 64 was disclosed Wednes day in Chicago where a grand ury is investigating the alleged 596679 income tax evasion of AIs brother Ralph Bottles Capone Assistant U S Attorney Law ance J Miller said Hart has been ummoncd to toll the grand jury vhy he holds title to Ralphs home n Mercer Wis KILLED BY FREIGHT TRAIN Esthenille Solheim and killed by a Graettinger Srade crossing Monday Miller said Hart left home SAME tractor he was driving overturnedljoin a circus when he was 16 and Sltf means radio 24 hoars U 3 Students Slay for Money By DON BALL East Lansing Mich A coldblooded college freshman an two teenaged companions admil ted they killed a nurse for beer money We needed some tfeer mone so we went out lookingfor some one to rob said William Mor rey freshman a Michigan Normal college Butw only gotSl35 among us Max Pellof Ypsilanti Mich and David Royal ofMilan Mich both also 18 confessed to th bludgeon slaying of nurse Campbell 34 at Ann Arbor earl Sunday morning never seen a cooler more coldblooded bunch in my life said Ann Arbor Police Chief Cas per Enkemanri The 3 were arrested Wednesda night after Dan Baughey 19 so of a Ypsilanti Methodist minis ter told police Morrey had con aded in him last week that h lad attacked another nurse 3 day sefore the murder Police ha aeea searching for nursehat ng maniacMjecause of recentat acks on musses climaxed by the Campbell slaying Pell confessed first because hi said I dont want you tearing my car apart looking for evi dence He said there were blood tains on the floor of the auto mobile Royal confessed next and Mor rey faced with the two confes sions admitted he actually did Jie killing We had been drinking and de ided to rob someone Morrey old police in a blase offhand manner I got out of the car when we saw her walking down tie street and hid behind a bush When she passed I hit her a cou ile of times and then we draggec her body over to the curb and irove off Gilles Waives Hearing After RitzRaid Dean Gilles Clear Lake night club operator Thursday waived a reliminary hearing on a charge f illegal possession of liquor and vas bound over to the October erm of the grand jury Police Judge B R Dunn set Gilles bond at The heavy et night spot owner was arrested aturday night when the sheriffs ffice raided his club on Clear Lakes south shore the Ritz He id not appear in police court hursday but was represented by Vttorney M L Mason Sheriff Cal Dwan said 19 ottles of liquor were seized in he raid conducted shortly after p m Hangover Layover Same Difference Philadelphia Fergu on Eastern Air Lines employe taking care of a customer aking reservations for a flight to lexico City The passenger explained she had friend in Houston Texas and ight visit her enroute Am I entitled to a hangover in ouston she asked Replied Miss Ferguson diplo latically Thais entirely up to he passenger Reds Ask Immediate Kaesong Truce Talk Call on Helicopters to Deliver Marines By ROBERT VERMELLION 8th Army Headquarters Korea United States marines called helicopters into action Thursday to take com bat troops to the eastern front where the allies fought a murderous merciless uphill battle against fanatic reds It was believed to be the first helicopter airlift of com bat troops in history A fleet of 94 of the marines new Whirlibird Sikorsky helicopters were to fly a marine reconnaissance unit to the blazing front and slip plyitin an isolated importan mountain position inaccessible bj road The huge Wnirlibirds flew from an advanced base with marine in fantrymen carrying full packs They landed in the front lines a one without the loss of a man and formed an aerial supply train throughou he day They laid wire commu nications and took hi supplies and ammunition after all troops were landed The helicopters flew in a tota of 228 troops of gear Communist and 17772 pounds resistance on th whole eastern front was inten sifying steadily and aerial scouts reported an increase in eriemj road traffic toward the front Hills were taken both by alliei and red troops only to be lost in counterattacks Compromise Seen in Rise of Postal Rate Would Increase Mailing Costs Washington ffj The penn postcard is going tip to two cents but how much other postal rate may climb will be determined b a congressional compromise com mittee The house late Tuesday passe ts version of a bill designed tc raise more money for the post of fice department now In the red about S500000000 a year It dif ered sharply from a recentlyap proved senate bilL A senatehouse conference committee will meet to smooth iut differences The senate and house bills agreed on the penny postcard ike and a few other points But tiis is how they differ in cents n somerates which affect the verage American Present House Sen Letters 1st class 334 Urmail 668 pecial Delivery 15 23 20 The house bill would bring in n extra a year the enate Whatever the ompromise committee does the Kistal raises will not put the de artment in the black The house bill would raise mafl ng costs for newspapers and magazines by 30 per cent spread ver a 3year period The senate grees on newspapers wants a 3 per cent increase for maga zines The house refused fo go along n the 3cent letterrate increase o 4 cents since the postpffice de artment says letter mail already eturns a profit Dropped House leaders predicted tha e senate would drop its original emand too This provision alone ccounts for of the xtra revenue contemplated by senate measure Boyle Not GuiltyTruman Is Convinced i Acted on Duty President Says See Story Fare 2 Washington Tru nan said Thursday he is opposec o any official of the democratic national committee collecting or helping secure an RFC loan He said he is convinced that Chairman William M Boyle Cr has not done so The president told a news con erence he thinks members of the committee and voluntary workers should do everything they can to help get introductions to thos seeking government contacts But none of them has any busi less taking any fees for doing thai he said Trusts Boyle Mr Truman said he has Boyle word that the national chairman did notaccept fees for any thin he1 has done and added that h believes Boyle The president spoke out a hours before investigating sena tors were to hear nfftviaic of th American Lithofold corporatio tell how much had pai Boyle and whyi The senate investigations sub committee is trying to learn whether Boyle used political in fluence to get loans for American Lithofold a St Louis printing con cern and was paid to do so The company received S645000 n loans after hiring Boyle as its awyer Boyle has denied having anything to do with the loans The president was asked Thurs day if it is all Tight for the na ional chairman of the democratic ommittee to contact federal de lartments on behalf offirms representatives come to Washington His Duty Whats a party chairman for The president asked in return He aid one of the chairmans duties s to be kind to who want introductions in Washington But he emphasized the chairman oes not have the right to take ees for doing this He said that vas distinct and different And e said he would apply that meas urement to all national committee workers voluntary or otherwise The name of E Merl Young one me white house frequenter whose minkcoat wearing wife used to work at the white house then cropped up at the news confer ice A reporter said Young told the enators Wednesday he never at empted to getTlFC loans for any ne except the Lustron Corp for he formerly worked and iother business associate The uestioner wanted to know wheth r the president approved of such intervention Mr Truman said he Enemy Command in Reverse No Comment From Ridgway By DON HTJTH Tokyo JP The communist iigh command reversed itself Thursday and suggested that Ko rean ceasefire talks be resumed immediately in Kaesong The reds broke off the talks 28 daysago They charged then that an allied plane bombed and strafed the neutral Kaesong area Aug 22 in an attempt tomur der communist truce delegates he allied command called the charge fraudulent and faked Heretofore the reds have de manded that the allies admit re sponsibility for a string of al eged zone violations before the truce talks could be resumed They proposed Thursday only that a suitable organization be set up to guarantee the neutrality of Kaesong Korea Brines Hope Gen Matthew B Ridgway made no immediate comment But a release the supreme commanders headquarters said there is reason for hope that the latest communist reversal in jolicy and agreement to renew he peace talks may bringsome sort of a ceasefire in Korea It cautioned however that It s that inust be tempered by the realization that a renewal of the talks vdoes not mean necessarily that previous difficul ties will suddenly iron themselves out Chinese Gen Peng Tehhuai and North Korean PremierKim H Sung liaison officers ofboth sides meet to fix the time lor re opening the E at the conferences resume delegates discuss a plan to establish a suit able organization for guarantee ingthe neutrality of Kaesong and settling differences over pre charged violations The United Nations command las admitted the validity of only two alleged violations By Mistake Ridgways headquarters said an allied plane strafed Kaesong by mistake Sept 10 unarmed outh Korean soldiers mistakenly pproached the neutral zone hiesday afternoon The red leaders said they were willing to consider reopening the alks because of the responsible ttitude the allies have taken re garding the admitted violations s They added In order not to let le previously mentioned unsettled incidents continue to obstruct the progress of the negotiations of oth sides we therefore propose tat the delegates of both sides toud immediately resume the armistice negotiations at Kaesong ithout any need for further dis ussion on the conditions for the esumption of armistice negoti tions This amounted to a rejection idgways Monday proposal that aison officers meet to discuss onditions that would be mutually cceptable for reopening the talks Earlier Hidgway had proposed that the talks be shifted from aesong The reds rejected this he belief has been general here that Bidgway would not insist on hink anyone has any business witching the site if ironclad greements could avert the con doesnt stant bickering over alleged viola aMng fees for f that kind making contacts Rejected Suitor Who Stabbed Girl Refuses Food and Talk Anamosa A Master on 24 Des Moines a disheart ned rejected suitor charged with vaulting the girl he loved has efused to eat or talk since he en ered Anamosa reformatory Sept 3 Warden Foss Davis said hursday Even a brother has been unable break the youths stony silence nee he was committed to the re irmatory hospital to await action i the assault charge Guards ave been forced to feed him quids to keep him from starving He hasnt been violent but he efuses to eat Davis said I ied to talk to him this morning ut he just wont speak Hes arcely opened his mouth since ey brought him here District Judge Tom K Morrow gned an order at Des Moines st week to permit authorities to ace Masterson in the reforma ry safekeeping after he tions of Kaesongs neutrality The reds did not say whether they wanted the full delegations to meet or only the subcommit tees At the time talks were suspended the subcommittees were deadlocked over the problem ofa ceasefire buffer zone across the Korean peninsula became violent at Polk county jail Police said he admitted stab bing Theresa OConnor 23 Des Moines at a downtown cathedral in Des Moines last Sept 11 be cause she wanted to break off their romance The girl is recover ing from critical wounds in a Des Moines hospital Weve been feeding him liquid through a hose thrust into his mouth Davis said He just sim ply refuses to accept food that has been served to him on a tray Reformatory dietitians have succeeded in keeping the moody DavenportNewspapers File incorporation Papers at Capita Des Moines P The Daven port Newspaper Inc a new cor poration formed by consolidation of 3 present firms is capitalized as a enterprise the office of the secretary of state re ported Thursday The new firm will continue the newspaper and publishing bus iness now operated by the Dem4 ocrat publishing company the Times company and Davenport prisoner nourished by feeding him Newspapers Inc Lee P Loomis egg nogs and other liquids conMason City is listed as president The new company paid a of in connection with the filing The consolidation comes prior to the entrance of the Dav enport Democrat into the mominf newspaper field effective Oct 2 taining milk Davis said that Masterson at first attempted to block efforts to force feed him but he later succumbed and accepted the hose and liquids listlessly   

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