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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd lor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWjrAMR THAT MAItfS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIlGHiQRS HOME EDITION VOL LVUI Press United Full Five Coprt MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 161951 Paper ol Two Congress May Switch Probe From Tax Gifts to Justice Judge Confirms Getting Phone Call From Snyder JOHN W SNYDER Called a Prime Minister of Pakistan Is Murdered Killer Wanted India Holy War New Delhi India tans prime minister and guiding light Liaquat All Khan was as of the Boston collector of inr4 ternal revenue Beforethe hearings began new questions were posed by these developments 1 The St Louis PostDispatch in acopyrighted article the justice department oniat least two occasions tried to interfere with a federal grand jury inves tigation that resulted in the in dictment of James P Finnegan former St Louis collector 2 The St Louis GlobeDemo crat reported Monday night that in late March while the grand jury was investigating Finnegans office Secretary of the Treasury John W Snyder telephoned to U S District Judge George H Moore saying the bureau of internal rev enue would investigate and coir rect any irregularities in the of fice sassinated Tuesday night man supporting the idea by a of a holy war against India Liaquat 56 was shot the head and died in a hospital He was attacked as he rose to speak to a Moslem crowd at Rawalpindiin near the troubled state of crux of a longstanding dispute between Pakistan and India The Pakistan office in London said the incensed crowd attacked the assassin and tore him to pieces on the spot The spokesman saifl the kUler named Kbaksaw evidently be longed to an extreme rightwing sect of the Moslem religion This group has been active in the Pun jab region and has expressed its dissatisfaction with Liaquats policy of moderation toward In dia and other problems the Pakis tan official said The sect is led by a man named Alama Mashriqi and it favors jehad or holywar against India on the Kashmir is The assassination brought the Moslem world to the brink ofa new crisis at atime the western powers are trying to shore tip de fenses there against the threats of communism All Islam from Morocco to Jakarta is restive Iran and Iraq with their oil riches are other sore points Pakistan is one of the recipients of point four aid from the United States Liaquat All visited Presi dent Truman in Washington last year Preliminary reports described the country as quiet following the assassination but diplomats said cool judgment would be essential to keep the Indian subcontinent out of war By LIVINGSTONE Washington investigation of the in ternal revenue bureau threatened Tuesday to spill over into the department of justice Anda house ways and means subcommittee began hear ings here on allegations of influence buying in the office nf thA RnsfVvrr rnllertnr of The judge confirmed getting the call The grand jury was under his guidance 3 Chairman Caller DN of the house judiciary committee promised to consider demands by two members for a separate in RECORD BLOOD man who has donated blood so many times lie isnt sure of the number except that it has been more than two dozen times was among the first to be a donor in Mason City Tuesday He is WH liam H Ver Heist Jr of the Mason City fire department The tall fireman is pictured here ready to be registered at the Red Cross bloodmobile site in the basement of Trinity Lutheran church Ver Heist spent 1 years in the navy and during that time and since made the donations The tinit will be in Mason City through Thursday quiry into the conduct of grand juries and the administration of justice in both St Louis and San Francisco Parallels Rep Hillings who With Rep Keating R N asked the inquiry told newsmen there was an interesting parallel between cases involving the tax collectors of both cities San Francisco Collector James G Smyth and8 other district in ternal revenue employes at San Francisco have been suspended as a result of irregularities said in both cases the justice department sent emis saries out to make special investi gations It was a curious thing he declared that the justice de partment investigation of the San Francisco tax office swung to a United States attorney who was behind the grand jury investiga tion of Smyths office The emissary sent To San Fran cisco said Trillings turned the heat on a young U S attorney who had been attempting to have the grand jury investigate the in ternal revenue office By so doing Hillings implied the pressure was shifted away from the internal revenue office itself Questioned Hillings added without further elaboration have information at pur disposal which causes me further to question the situation at San Francisco The PostDispatch said the Jus tice department authorized a full investigation of the St Louis case only after Judge MooretoldAt torney General Howard McGrath he would order the grand jury to go ahead independently with the investigation unless the depart ment approved a full inquiry within 48 hours Finnegan was indicted Thurs day on 5 counts charging bribery and other misconduct He resigned under fire early last April The house ways and means sub committee completed hearings on the St Louis situation last week and plans to hold hearings on the San Francisco situation possibly in San Francisco The latest of a series of firings and suspensions within the na tions tax collecting agency hit Dominic Vita head of the inspec tion division of the alcohol tax unit at Newark N J Internal Revenue Commissioner John B Dunlap late Monday an nounced Vitas suspension pending full investigation of serious charges The charges were not explained Boston Collector Denis W De laney was fired earlier this fall and a month ago was indicted on a number of counts charging that he received a total of with the intent of influencing cases in his office tax British Troops Act Against Egyptian Rioters Near Canal English Send Help to Suez Sore Spof By WALTER COLLINS Cairo Egypt troops went into action in tht Suez Canal zone Tuesday against Egyptian rioters Britain announced in London that it was sending rein forcements to the canal area Unofficial reports listed 12 dead and 80 injured in between the troops and n i n II f Egyptians at Tsmafliai 75 Bank Roll of Mrs Gillespie Tied Up Here THE WINNER Sporting Mothers Account Is Held Jointly Federal internal revenue agents Tuesday tied up the Mason Gity bank accounts of Mrs Lavonne Gillespie 39 whofaces a prosti tution charge in connection with a raid Sunday on her hotel M Des Moines The bank accounts totaling more than 53800 were held jointly in two Mason City banks by Mrs Gillespie and her mother Mrs Bertha Bevins 60 S Federal Late Monday in Des Monies federal officials placed a 20740 income tax lien on Mrs Gillespie Her Des Moines hotel the Cargfll was raided Sunday The lien claims Mrs Gillespie owes the U S government 20740 in taxes interest and pen alties Mother Surprised i tax Ben had been gives the victors salute while flanked by admirers after Belting the Truman administration in a speech at DetroitMonday night Truce Line Advances Senator Tatt With Allies Reds Told Candidacy By WILLIAM JOEDEN Tokyo fP Gen Matthew B Ridgway said Tuesday United Na tions troops will continue to drive northward in allied demands for a ceasefire line will advance with the front The UN supreme commander conferred later for an hour with Vice Adm C Turner Joy chief allied truce negotiator who flew in from Korea Presumably Joy gave a full re port on attempts to reoperi armis tice negotiations1 which the reds broke offAug 23 Liaison officers are still jockey ing over the extent of neutral areas to be set up aroundthe ne gotiators Communists submitted a new proposal Tuesday The al lies turned itdown Meet Again The liaison officers scheduled another meeting for 10 a nesday 7 p m Tuesday CST at Panmunjonv selected as the site for renewing truce talks A release from UN command advance headquarters in Korea Senator Taft announced Tuesday he is a candi date for republican presidential nomination I am going to run because believe I can conduct the only kind ofa campaign whichwill elect a republican to senator crowded press conference Taft issued 3 carefully prepared said the reds proposed enlarging statements to more than 100 news the neutral area around Munsan where the UN truce team has its headquarters They also proposed creating a 3mile wide corridor centered on the road linking Mun san and Kaesong red truce head quarters and former negotiation site Panmunjom is on this road A UN command statement re leased at Munsan said this would increase the area in which viola tions could occur square miles to about 175 Admiral Joys return to Tokyo indicated the UN command did not expect full scale negotiations would be resumed in the imme diate future Ridgway outlined the current allied view on a ceasefire line at a news conference Prefer Reduction The statement said the allies prefer cutting the area to less square miles He said any buffer zone between opposing armies would have to be militarily defensible with UN forces safe against surprise at tack He was asked if he still adhered to the general principle that the ceasefire line would be the bat tle line on the date an agreement is reached Well not as precisely as you say Ridgway replied but in principle definitely yes The basis consideration would be the reality of theopposing military positions at the time absolutely This means that when and if truce talks resume the opposing negotiators will be some 250 square miles farther apart than when they last met ALL AT 8 agencies in the Mason City Com munity Chest call all at once Here they face Mr and Mrs PcrcyCollins 918 15th N E Actually they do not call as 8 persons during the campaign which continues through Monday Instead one solicitor calls on each Mason City donor to get the contribution for all 8 The callers from left to right arc Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary GlobeGazette photo by Musstr Family Service Inc Y W C A executive secretary Miss RutKRosenthal nursing director of the Public Health Nursing association Mrs Carl Pick executive director Girl Scouts John Calhoun general secretary Y M C A Maj E H Tieman officer in charge Salvation Army who also holds the card for the U S 0 and Peter DeJong executive for Winnebago council Boy Scouts of America SAME mcMis truffle In pail t hosii news to Bankoffi cials and federal agents declined io say how much money was in the accounts held in two Mason City tianks Mrs Bevins said that one account totaled and the other When informed by a reporter that the accounts held jointly with her daughter were tied up Mrs Bevins asked Does that mean I cant get my money out of the bank Mrs Bevins tearfully said her daughter left Mason City many years and I have seen very little of her since The mother said Mrs Gillespie was born in Forest City and at tended public school in Mason City Mrs Bevins said she has one other daughter Check Evidence Meantime state federal and men photographers and others who filled the large committee room used by republican senators The longest statement said he would enter the Wisconsin presi dential primary and also accept the bid of Ohio delegates to the nominating convention next year An Advantage Senator Bricker Taffs repub lican colleague from Ohio said that the announcement would give him a definite advantage Ready to take issue with Taft supporters on that point were backers of Gen Dwight D Eisen hower who so far haskept public ly silent on whether he will seek the G O P nomination next year But his supporters say they have no doubt he will be available and will make his announcement when he completes his indefinite assign ment as supreme commander of the North Atlantic defense forces in Europe No other candidate of either major party has thrown his hat in the 1952 presidential ring The democrats are expected to remain silent until President Truman makes known his decision Taft Tuesday announced that he not comment on other possible candidates for the re publican nomination some organizations and singled out one in California for making wholly unjustified attacks on Gov ernor Warren and General Eisen hower Names Committee miles from Cairo and headquar ters for British troops in Egypt Two Britons were said to be amongthe dead In Alexandria Egyptian police reported several when they opened fire on antiBritish rioters who hurled stones and bottles and burned two private automobiles British troops went into action in Ismailia when a crowd set lire to a British servicespost ex change a British military spokes man announced Police Inactive Egyptian police were standing by passively during the disor ders he said Travelers from Ismailia said the situation was under control In London aBritishwarof fice spokesman said a Britishsol dier had been stabbed in daylight Tuesday in Ismailia It was not known if the stabbing was fatal The war office said it had no re ports yet on British troops being in action The spokesmansaid the British troops were members of the 1st Lancashire Fusiliers Iers set fire equipment Y county authorities in Des Moiries said they were checking evidence to determine whether the Cargill hotel was connected with a mid west prostitution ring In the raid Sunday 17 persons were arrested and about in cash 6 guns and a large quantity of whisky were seized Polk County Herring said Attorney Clyde office is checking to find out whether or not the Cargill is connected with a midwest prosti tution syndicate that has been operating in Chicago Kansas City and Minneapolis Another tax lien also was filed in Des Moines Monday by federal officials It was against Mrs Agnes Mae Allen 44 Mrs Gillespie is free on bond from a charge of keeping a house of ill fame Mrs Allen has been indicted by the Polk county grand jury on a similar charge Des Moines Police Chief Frank Mabee said that a nationwide prostitution syndicate was proven to exist by the Kefauver commit tee Ke said the syndicate supplies women to work as prostitutes in various cities for specified periods The women are moved frequently from one city to another he added Claims lasted The lien against Mrs Gillespie now facing a charge as a result of the vice raid states that she The Cairo Al Ba lagh organ of the govefningwaf aist party said theIsmaitia riot Egyptian were sentto curity forces said The foUowedgtheEgyp tian parliaments approval Mon day night of thegovernments plan to jTink the 1936 Anglo Egyptian treaty amder which Brit ain keeps forces in the canal zone King of Sudan parliamentalsoapproved government action to put the Su dan under the Egyptian crown of King Faroufc Thiswould end an 1899 agreement which Brit ain and Egypt shared in the ad ministration of the Sudan Other developments in the hec tic hours following Monday nignfs meeting of parliament in cluded 1 Some 70000 nationalists de fied a police ban on demonstra tions and a state of to surge through downtown Cairo in antiBritish demonstrations 2 The newspaper Al Balagh said the government had cut off communications between the Brit ish embassy in Cairo and Alex andria and the British mideast ern command posts at Fayid and Ismailia both in the canal zone J 3 Other newspaper reporta from the canal zone said Egyptian railwaymen telegraph and tele phone operators and taxi drivers begun a voluntary boycott of British troops there The demonstrators in Cairo pressed through streets shouting Down with Britain Long live Farouk One Nile one nation king Green Egyptian flags flew from downtown windows and were waved by demonstrators Shops Close windows fearing violence At least 4000 steel helmeted po lice 400 of them carrying rifles were on duty at strategic points in Cairo Some of the ploice were armed with pistols Others carried dubs and antiriot shields He hit at smearing tactics of owes S10653647 for 1946 59661 for 1947 for 1948 for 1949 and for1950 Under tax lien procedure the federal government will attach all her property bank accounts and other assets pending satisfaction of claims This would include the nearly S40000 cash seized in Mrs Gillespies room during the raid Mrs Gillespie can contest the federal claims through a special federal tax claims court Taft also announced creation of an informal committee of 3 politi cal advisers They are David S Ingalls of Cleveland John D M Hamilton of Philadelphia former republican national chairman and Thomas E Coleman of Wisconsin Taft said he had asked the 3 to recommend to me an organization setup to keep in touch with the developments in various states I feel confident that I will be nominated and elected the senjbeen appointed general chairman Wcstby Appointed Des Moines West Shop keepers their doors and quickly dosed shuttered their Grand Jury Hears Newscaster on Local Gambling A nevscaster for station WMT Cedar Rapids was scheduled Tuesday to tell the Cerro Gordo county grand jury what he knows about gambling in the county The newscaster is Dick Chever ton who appeared before the grand jury Tuesday morning Cheverton charged in a newscast over WMT on Sept 26 that gambling and il legal liquor sales were rampant in the county The Iowa attorney general later asked County Attor by executive director of the Luthney James Brown and the grand jeran Welfare society of Iowa has jury to investigate these charges ator said after explaining in somejof the midwest regional conferthe grand jury could not detail why he was a candidate forjence of the Child Welfare League learned because Iowa law a 3rd time lot America Iquires that it be kept secret What testimony Cheverton gave be rt   

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