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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for th Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVH Associated Preu and United Press Full Law Wires Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1951 This Paper Consists ot Two One No Gabrielson on Spot With Republicans Sits in Same RFC Hot Seat By WARREN DUFFEE Washington Ufi Gabrielson move A dump gained supporters in republican ranks Saturday as G O P National Chairman Guy George Gabrielson squirmed on the same RFC hot seat as Democratic National Chairman William M Boyle Jr Six republican speakers spoke out openly indemands that Ga brielsons dealings with the RFC be investigated fully by a senate subcommittee which had started out to look into Boyles dealings with American Lithofold corpora tion a RFC borrower He Must Go One highlyplaced republican who would not be quoted said that regardless of what 4he inves tigation turns up Gabrielson is expendable and must go He said the disclosures regardless of how they are explained by Ga brielson tend to nullify the G O Ps best campaign item for of corruption and influence in President Trumans administration There were these fastbreaking developments before the senates permanent investigating commit tee took a weekend breather in its Lithofold investigation 1 Senator John J Williams R Del denounced Gabrielson on the senate floor for representing Carthage Hydrocol Inc at 000 a year and working to im prove terms of its RFC loans after becoming G O P chairman Misunderstanding 2 Gabrielson said the charges were a misunderstanding and was full hearing by the investigating group Headed by Senator Clyde R Hoey DN Car he asked to be heard Saturday but Hoey told him that he will be given a chance as soon as the committee finishes with other scheduled witnesses 3 Cecil A Green Washington representative of Lithofold was dismissed temporarily from the witness stand Friday after Senator Richard RCaU said he was in no condition to testify Green martini for lunch He finished his testimony more an hours lapse while the committee heard another witness Britons Anxious About King 71 London ff Buckingham palace said Saturday night Kinf George has not been operated upon and probably will not be Saturday night London Britons waited Saturday for news that their beloved King George VI has undergone a mysterious operation for his mysterious lung disease While some 1500 persons stood silent vigil outside Buckingham palace Saturday morning 5 of the kings doctors hurried into the royal residence at about ain At midday the court correspon dent of the British Press associa tion said no operation had been performed during the morning hours There still was no official word from inside the palace where the doctors remained and into which medical equipment has been moved and where a room has been turned into an operating theater The crowd outside the palace had grown to such proportions by midmorning that mounted police were called out to control them Police had to clear lanes for the redcoated guards unit relieving thepalace sentries Expressions of sympathy and concern reached the palace from the British commonwealth the United States and western Euro pean nations Congregations at churches of all denominations throughout Britain will offer prayers Sun day for the restoration of the kings health All the ailing monarchs en gagements for the next few weeks have been cancelled including the opening of the new parliament on Nov 6 The surgical theater in palace was hastily equipped the 55yearold sovereign the for Clear Lake in Good Year Despite Cold DCS Moines that sum recreatiohafea sfiUrces were agreeing Saturday that busi ness could have been better A little more warmer and dryer weather was the great need Executive Secretary Ed E Frank Lake Mills Girl Killed in Crash Call Investigation V C UCTil i if 1A 4 A O of the Clear Lake Chamber ofpresident now and Is noteven a Special Agent E A Soucj in AP Wirepholo FREAK ACCIDENT BRINGS body of Amos Frank Shoup 79 is pinched in the door of his car after a freak accident at Hunter Lake Middlebury Ind Sheriff Vernon Gripe said the victim was sitting on the car floor feet on the ground putting on his boots when the car rolled down a slope The door wedged against a tree and he was pinned in the car door The coroner said he died of strangulation Fred Stover Is Assured ReErection Thornton Man Is Vice President DCS Moines ff State Presi dent Fred W Stover was assured reelection Saturday as delegates to the Iowa Farmers Union con vention voted on officers atthe closing session of their twoday meeting Under the organizations state constitution a candidate must file notice of his intention to run for an office 60 days before a state convention Since none of Stovers opponents filed he will be re elected without opposition The convention delegate at the opening session here Friday Don learned the strifetorn farm oryelled ganization is down to a few more than 1000 members in Iowa Leonard Hoffman of Iowa Falls who was elected president iii 1950 and led a long ind unsuccess ful fight to oust Stover frpm of1 fice after last years convention was not present Friday Stover said Hoffman is not vice Kitts Surrenders Without a Chattanooga Tenn Fugi tive Kenneth Allen after a week of dodging police gave up without a fight Friday when FBI agents swooped down on him in a tavern near Fayette vUle Tenn The 34yearold convict who escaped from Nebraska officers last Friday was brought here to await federal action after his dra matic capture Dont Shoot About 20 FBI agents and state police armed with submachine uns swarmed around the club and arrested the desperado as he attempted to flee Kitts unarmed surrenderedpassively Dont shoot Youve got me he The bank burglar escaped from Douglas county courthouse in in several states Tennessee officers picked up his trail after finding an abandoned automobile in Springfield Tenn which bore his fingerprints Commerce listed 3 causes for desjmember of the nriWno thr inst pndinff as because he didnt Farmers Union charge of the Krioxville FBI office cribing the season just ending as 1 The unseasonable was not conductive to vacationing because he didnt pay his Kitts told officers shortly AP irirephoio by FBI BACK IN Allen Kitts 34 is shown in jail at Chattanooga Tenn after his capture by FBI agents at a tav ern near Fayetteville Tenn History s Biggest Jet Battle Fought Over North Korea statute and federal bankrobbery laws burglary breaking and en ll J fciili jhUb O f j UAI Ubu not equal to some earlier ones The state board of directorsFter capture that fie naa no tering possession of burglar mr iii T ihppn rpstins well because tie nas sBSis weather as vice president The National Farmers Union more people were seeking Larson 22 ofjshorter resort vacations Lake Mills was killed and 4 others 3 The Korean war taking the injured vhen their car left of many homes away cut way 18 at a sharp turn two milesjinto the usual family vacation pat west of Ventura and rolled overjtern into a ditch at 2 a m Saturday But Clear Lake Frank states Unconscious in a hospital at Magot a boost in spite of the adverse son City were Phyllis Berg cites from having 3 big and Alan Berg 16 Lake MillsJcelebrations within one 30 day pe brother and sister whose condiriod They were the July 4th boli 2 Money wasnt as Hoffman and his group irl mnrp 7winnlp tion had not been determined Sat urday forenoon The car was driven by Jerry Hestness 17 of Lake Mills who was going west at the time of the accident The other occupant of the car was Carroll Larson 16 Lake Mills Blanche was a daughter of Mr and Mrs Peter Larson farmers northwest of Lake Mills She died day the celebration of Governors Day which attracted the political clans from over the state and Clear Lakes own centennial one of Iowas many this year Frank is counting on the longer fishing season tp help out at Clear Lake The fishing has been the best in years he avows and week enders are bringing in good busi ness He notes also that the home in their unsuccessful effort to re move Stover The attack on was based on the fact that he wasj national cochairman of the proj gressive party Opponents of Stov er claimed his publicly expressed views were similar to on the way to a hospital at Masononstruction boom continues withj City of some of the groups described by the unAmerican Activities com mittee as communistfront orT ganizations In his report to the convention Stover said his opposition fol lowed the same pattern Truman used when he plunged us intothe Korean war Stover also denounced the meth ods of his state opponents as be ing similar to those of that chief architect of international gang sterism John Foster Dulles Dulles prepared the Japanese 50 permits for dwellings vahiedipeace treaty recently signed at had in his pockets when he was taken Soucy added At Lincoln Lt John Duffek the prison guard who was in charge of Kitts when he escaped last 40Block Blast Site Guarded Brighton N Y cordon if 500 police guarded a devastated area of this fashionable Ro ster suburb Satvrday where a series of thunderous gas main explosions ripped apart 30 homes killing 3 persons and injuring 22 Police turned all traffic away and set up an alert watch to pre en t looting of the ruined homes The explosions boomed like ar illery salutes at minute intervals riday destroying 30 homes and lamaging 50 others while resi dents fled to the street for safety Every Minute It is impossible to imagine any hing like it unless you had seen t said Raymond Pitcher an in uranoe man calling on clients when the first blast went off Explosions every minute Ditcher said Household articles were flying through the air I saw a maid running from a house Her egs were bleeding She was cry ing hysterically Fires in the ruins burned for lours hefore fire companies from iochester 4 miles away could jring them under control More than 5000 residents were eithermade homeless by the lasts or forced into the streets by the threat of more explosions Police said no one was missing and estimated all the homeless had iound shelter with friends or in Rochester hotels Known dead Were Billy Maas Jr 5 his 8yearold sister Mary Ann and a 77yearold woman Mrs Louise Meyer The Maas children died in their burnin home while firemen hearing their screams tried to reach them Mrs Meyer died of a heart attack as she was being rescued from her home All Night Long Most of the homes burned after exploding Throughout the nighl fires flickered in the ruins and al 16 fire companies from Rochester were kept busy putting out the blazes Long after the allclear was sounded residents retold the hor By JOHN RANDOLPH Seoul Korea enemy aircraft raided the Seoul area early Saturday and one was shot down in flames by allied night fighters The reds targets apparently were the main UN air base at Kimpo and the Seoul city airport One or two bombs were dropped without damage U S 8th Army Headquarters Korea 51 120 American and communist jet warplanes Saturday fought for 25 minutes high over Mig alley in northwest Korea in what ritay have been historys biggest jet battle U S pilots reported they damaged 3 red Mig15s The battle swirled from 37000 feet down to 2000 feet It didnt go all the way down to treetop level as some re jet fights have On the eastcentral front allied infantrymen Saturday itirled another attack at the highest peak of Heartbreak Kitts was brought here fromjweek said word of the desperajrorfiUed moments when calamity Favetteville and will be heldundos capture was wonderful struck ws Mrs Anna Krieger a housewife Its a wonderful feeling towas making a bed when she heard til 17 S Attorney Genera J How ard McGrath advises what action is to be taken The midwest convict was cap tured just one to They were on their way homejfrom 58000 to S20000 issued sinceSan Francisco which the commu trom the Lake Surf ballroom at Clear Jan 1 The Great jnist bioc unsuccessfully fought Lakes season wasStover said the treaty is designed The crash was investigated bv notable this vear for the introducrto set the world aflame again Ncsbitt R E Hancock county deputy sheriff and Kenneth Boughton of Britt Hancock county coronor Coroner Boughton said Satur day morning that certain circum stances made further investigation necessary by officials of Hancock and Cerro Gordo county The accident occurred at the Knop corner one of the sharp turns in highway 18 which are being eliminated by the new rout ing the highway now under conJuly struction Nebraska penitentiary at Lincoln to testify at a federal court hear ing Earlier this year he escaped from Linn county jail at Cedar Rapids Iowa but later was recap tured at Omaha At least two other escape attempts have been at tributed to him Kitts is charged with 5 South Dakota bank robberies within the last 3 years and was sentenced to 30 years for the burglary of a Laurens Iowa bank in a trial at Mason City Iowa news know that he was caught without causing any trouble Duffek said Friday night Kitts commented This is the first time Ive been relaxed since I got away May Keep Kitts In Tennessee Lincoln bigquestion inthe case of Kenneth Kitts now is whos going to keephim now that hes caught again Nebraska Atty Gen C S Beck said he doesnt see anything to argue about As far as hes con Work on Reply to Communist Truce Offer May Demand Kaesong Patrol Tokyo JP Theallied supreme commander worked long hours Saturday on a reply to the com munist off er to resume the Korean armistice talks When thexanswer will be made lublic was not known Gen Matthew B Ridgway worked on the message both in the morning and in the afternoon No one at his headquarters could say if it was completed The general went to his quarters Saturday night without a word of comment His information said Ridgway worked oh the reply in midmorning In the afternoon the office announced This is official General Ridg wav is still working on his mes sage big question was whether Ridgway wouldv authorize imma diate resumption of the talks p whether he would ask for certain concessions The communists broke off the talks Aug 23 They charged the allies had violated the 5mile neu tral zone around Kaesong the ne gotiation site northwest of Seoul They proposed an immediate resumption of the talks presuma bly at Kaesong in a note to Ridg way Thursday Ridgway however proposed on United Nations warplanes roar id through clear blue skies and hammered troops in their deep unkers Reds Lose 1000 Little action was reported from he central front where allied tanks Friday smashed almost to Pyonggang in an through the old red iron tion of summer theater to Iowa re sort areas A Grinnell group inj ausrurated this addition to the va cation attractions in that area State authorities noted some gain in visitors to state recreation al areas the past 4 months corn oared to the same period in 1950 Comparative totals for the two vears follow 1950 May 442403 Tune 699317 1084327 556981 Totals 2783028 1951 465954 559290 1150010J 645713 2820967 Asks 30Day Term Judge Obliges Axel Carlson 58 route 4 Mason City dropped into the Mason City police station shortly after mid night Saturday He told police he would like a 30day jail term Police said Carl son was drunk Saturday morning in police court Judge B R Dunn obliged SAME fftcik flif tntans dckth psit honri 3 lowans Killed in Separate Accidents By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three lowans were killed Fri day in separate motor vehicle ac cidents around the state The victims were Larry Wah man 4 of near Boone Warren J Wilcox of Sioux City and Nick Roetman 42 of Sheldon The boy was killed in a car truck collision 30 miles north of Boonc His father Duane Wah rnan and his sister Sharon 3 were hospitalized at Boone Wilcox drowned when his auto mobile went out of control plunged into a ditch and over turned in S feet of water about a mile north of LcMars on highway 75 Roetman died at a Sheldon hos pital about an hour after the cav he was driving was struck by a truck at an intersection about two miles north ot Sheldon The the fugitive is welljcerned Kitts will be returned to known in the midwest as a burglar the penitentiary here and that he has been convicted Kitts was sentenced to serve 12 of violations of the federal escape years here and will remain here until its served he said Other informed sources were not so sure They said the case in the twi light zone of the law and that theres a remote possibility he may be retained in Tennessee since he was indicted there once for im personating a federal officer It appears one attorney said that affected parties will have to decide whos the first explosion She went out side and the house next door blewj up practically in my face Ill never forget she said with a look of fear If I had stayed in the house Iwould have been cut to ribbons One side of her home was shattered by the blast A resident of the area Earl Mil ler saw the Maas home blow apart The explosions let go and the house seemed to collapse he said All I could see was black smoke and then fire It was a ter rible thing Mrs Barbara L Joffee who happened to be driving through the area told how she acted asaj kind of Paul Revere awakening the community to the growing danger A fire truck had just whizzed by my car she said and the driver yelled for me to warn j people their houses might blow up Sept 6 that the negotiations be moved away from Kaesong He vanted the talks to resume in an area free from the risk of inci dents such as the reds complained of While Ridgway has not insisted on changing the site he might de mand that the Kaesong neutral zone be patrolled by both sides The UN command has declared that most of the alleged viola tions of the truce zone were fab ricated by the communists It has however admitted two accidental violations armored raid tri angle Pyonggang northern tip the triangle is 29 miles north of parallel 38 UN officers estimated the reds ost nearly1000 men killed or wounded in the action They said that only oee of the 4 tanktipped forces ori the raid ran into trouble It had to fight out of a curtain of antitank mor tar artillery and smallarms fire The western front was relative y quiet Allied night fighters prowling the Korean skiesFriday night and Saturday morning attacked 1400 communist vehiclesTJ S 5th air force pilots said theyjJestrqyed or damaged al vehicles 50 rail cars and 3 locomotives The air force summary reported more highway traffic and less rail movement than in recent days Talk of a gigantic red offen sive in the west has died down around 8th army headquarters Power Still There The communist power still is of infantry backed ay tanks and threats of air power But the thefull moon las quieted speculationRed at acks usually are launched by ight of a full moon In the east save newed assaults on for the re heartbreak at any moment Just then a house right by where we were parked blew up 2t just burst apart the way a little house of cards would collapse I started driving up and down Oakdale avenue honking my horn and screaming at people to get out of their houses Regiment Is Dead ridge there was a general slack ening of pace in the 5weeks old battle of the hills The new attack wascarried by one of the most famous Dallied regiments in the Korean hat has distinguished itself in at east half a dozen outstanding actions since last winter Censors banned further indentification S marines Friday pushed nearly 2000 reds off a 3000foot peak in a bitter 4hour struggle Elsewhere in the east action tapered off to patrol clashesas both sides rested and licked their wounds The allied tank sweep into the iron triangle wasone of the biggest armored operations ojf the war Elements of divisions took part1 Objective of the raid was to shoot up every red target in sight Chicago ofjWhen that was done the force re U S Packers Protest Meat Buy Overseas the meat packing industry Satur day blamed meat price controls for forcing the armyto buy meat from foreign countries Management and labor joined in the protest of the armys plan to purchase 10000000 pounds of beef overseas A spokesman for the American turned to its lines and buttoned up for the night CORDELL HULL RELEASED Washington Hull former secretary of state who will be 80 on Oct 2 was released from Bethesda naval hospital Friday Meat Institute said the meat packafter undergoing a 5month treat ers would lose nearly S 1000000 ment for a respiratory infection if they accepted the meat con1 and a heartailment tract He said the packers would lose an average of per head of j get together and going to jail him Since Kitts was on the federal bureau of investigations 10 most wanted criminal list and the has possession U S Atty Gen Jjalry regiment which was massathat the packers would not be able to purchase a sufficient number of Howard McGrath probably willcred in the battle of the Little Big make the decision he JHorn lost his life Saturday to Another attorney said however pneumonia that Nebraska has some priority in The tough old Indian fighter would have been 91 in October He ck Friday The Weather the required grade of steers withi Mason City Partly cloudy Satur out violating the OPS ceilings j day night Low 3638 Mostly The army wants choice grade cloudy with scattered showers beef but this grade of steers has Sunday High 56 massacre Custers last AP Wlrephoio MENTION CLARK GABLE IN SUPPORT HEARING Sugar Heir Adolph B Spreckles II left testified Friday that his wife Actress Kay Williams right once told him she had been intimate with Clark Gable Miss Wil liams who was seeking a month support for her before being turned over xvUj 3C jschookhild today as aumormes stand because the regiment did C I O United Packinghouse He was sentenced in Mason City t have enougn horses for all of Workers asked for a thorough iiU to 30 years for the robbery of the its Laurens Iowa state bank Dentist Explores Boy Bites Finger Franklin Ind Lennis self and their two children promptly took the stand to Murphy with a small boy in his deny it She added that Spreckels was drunk almost all the time the first years that we were married The court in Angeles granted a month support for their two children and took under advisement her demand for support men He a number of others were on foot while Custer and 5 other companies rode to battle He was a veteran of a bitter battle against Chief Joseph and a valiant band of Nez Perce Indians however as well as Custers 300 more than two cents a pound he OPS average ceiling price he said j Ralph Helstein president of the I investigation of the entire price control structure to determine whether the packing companies can operate under the control svs tern j Earl W Jimerson president and Patrick E Gorman secretary ofi Mostly fair and cool Satur day night low 3644 Sunday cloudy and cool northwest with possible showers near Minne sota border Partly cloudy and a little warmer southeast high Sunday 5868 northwest 6573 southeast Winds south to south west 15 shifting to northwest 20 along north border Further outlook Partly cloudy and con tinued cool Monday and Tues dav Fj Amalgamated Meatj GlobeGazette weather data up mile forced march to the PowderjCutters and Butchers g a m Saturday river thc trcatmcnt hurt a ilittlc That urned IQ bc Ho left the army in 1880 be cause I met a girl and married agreed with Helstein Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation MINOR EARTHQUAKE her San Bernardino Cal I He retired from a prosperousearthquake jolted this city and business when he was 74 but surrounding points early SaturdayJYEAR bit and brokejacted as an advisor to movie combut police said no damage was Maximum Murphys finger Ipanies on frontier movie scripts Ircported 1 Minimum 52 39 43 3 05 50   

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