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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1951, Mason City, Iowa                                M CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWIPAMI THAT MAKIS AIL N 0 T M I 0 W A N t N11 01 HOME EDITION YOL LV0I MASON cnrr KWA SATOKPAY OCTOBEE mi AP Wircpboto AN EXPENSIVE BABY Roberta McCauley Nahant Mass is shown seated in a New York police station Friday She proudly displays her Christian Dior suit and blouse which she said she purchased during a buying and entertainment splurge with two teenage girl companions Thetrio and two pick up male companions were arrested in a New York hotel Sitter Claims Dull Life Brought Spree By DAVID C WHITNEY New York mothers strict and 3 have to be home at 10 15 year7old Massachusetts baby sitter Roberta McCauley said Life That she explained to police was what made her run off iron Nahant Mass with two teenaged girl friends for a spreein New York with she from a doctors strongbox to Wolves The fact she and her pals ended up in jail and the knowledge that 3 Broadway wjolves swiped of her loot didnt seem to bother her too much She saucily shook hejr newlyblond curls and des cribed gay jaunt slie had before the policecaught her Fri day She Marilyn Curry 16 and Ai lene Jeffrey 17 were babysitting the 3 year old son of Dr Albert Covner in Nafiant Wednesday night when they4ecitled to try on some of Mrs CovnersclothesBut in the clothes closet they founS the boxfull of money which Dr Covner had obtained in a real es tate transaction So they grabbed the money and most of the clothes and set off for New York They hitchhiked into Boston and caught a ljus for the big town arriving Thursday morn ing The first thing they did was ask a taxi driver what to do with the money He recommended that they put alockerat Grand Central station So they each took and stuffed the remaining into a locker Roberta said Then they set off to have the time of their lives They bought fancy was wear ing a Christian Dior suit when finally arrested And they bought watches cosmetics lingerie and everything else that caught their eye Full Treatment We did most of our shopping 5th avenue Roberta said Gosh those shops are fancy Next they went to a beauty par lor and had a full treatment Ro berta turned from brunette to blonde Marilynbecame a red head Ailene conservative left her hair alone Unwearied by the shopping lour the 3 started out for an evenings fun on Broadway lavishing their money on cab drivers nightclub photographers and anyone they liked We had dinner at the Latin Quarter night club Roberta said we started back to our ho tel But on a corner we met 3 boys about 18 or 19 They called Hi Goodlookings and stuff like that The 6 then went to the Silver Dollar a Broadway bar At the barthe girls told the boys about their wealth The city boys seemed skeptical of the coun try girls So Roberta showed them the key to the railroad station locker When the girls went to the powder room fora few minutes Dne of the boys switched keys in Robertas purse the girls didnt learn this untilmuch much When we came back the 3 had walked put on usV Roberto said wb didn t because we had met other fellows These Wayne Eckhart 24 and Leo Coussons 21 Trilled to Hotel SAME Blick fluff Irtftlo In Si Tire Blowout Fatal to Baby Eldora Jayne Wal irce two year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles G Wallace of Hubbard was killed Friday when he car her mother was driving blew out a tire and crashed into bridge abutment on highway 57 two miles west of here Mrs Wai ace 28 was hospitalized here with broken right leg and possible internal injuries Charles G Wallace is the step brother of James L Wahlin 1528 Hampshire N E Egyptians Keep Out of Range From British ByFREDZUSY Cairo EgyptOf Egypt maintained her defiance of Britain Saturday with words and small deeds but her Armed forces carefully kept out of range of strong British forces dug in along the strategic Suez canal From Cyprus came word that the British garrison on the island was completely stripped to reinforce the 40000 Tommies in Egypt with a full brigade of parachute troops The last 2000 troops on Cyprus left for Egypt Saturday A British military spokesman said in Cairo vthere were no inci dents in the canal area over night In Cairo Egyptian officials de livered a formal protest noteac cusing Britain of endangering peace in the middle east and blaming for Wednesdays pre dawn battle at the El Ferdan bridge over the canaL Two Egyp tian soldiers were killed in the battle Official Leaves An Egytpian official ordered to stay out of the Sudan by the colonys British governor general Sir Hobert Howe caught a plane for Khartoum the Sudanese cap ital Saturday The official Mohammed Abdel Hadi controllergeneral of Egyp tian education in the Sudan said he had not received Howes order to stay out of the Sudan which Egypt is trying to annex after re pudiating a 52yearold agreement to share jointly with Britain in ruling the country Howes order told Mohammed and the top Egyptian army officer for the Sudan Lewa Abdel Fattah Bishari to stay out of Sudan for reasons of public order BisTiariremained behind when Abdel left Saturday His army superiors told him to cancel bis on the plane Abdel Hadi insisted he never heard of Sir Roberts order The office of the Sudan agent in Cairo said however the order had been delivered to Abdel Hadis office Favor Slow Independence British sources said theyfeared the two officials might stir up trouble in the Sudan where po litical factions are divided some wanting to join immediately with else Egypt others favoring the British program of a slow path to inde pendence British informants said ihe two men have in the past helped finance activities of the pro Egyptian Ashigga party in the Sudan Ashigga leaders announced earlier this week they plan to kick the British out of the country spoiled her plans for an incognito vacation on the French Riviera I came here simply with a de sire not to be Jane Russell for a few days she said Unfortu nately my plans have completely ered by newspapermen Miss Russell plans to appear in a show in London Nov 5 r AH About The Weather Friday morning detectives hapfailed since I have been discov pened to spot Ailene on the street They trailed her to a hotel where they arrested her and Marilyn Then they picked up Roberta who was registered with Eckhart in an otherhotel as manandwife Eckhart formerly of Grand Rapids Mich will be charged with impairing the morals of a minor Coussons a former prizefighter will be charged with statutory rape The 3 girls were held on fugitive warrants for return to Massachusetts Detectives are try ing to find the 3 Broadway wolves who took in the country girls as suckers and made off with the 15000 Im sorry I ever took the money Roberta sighed I dont like to think about what will happen when I get home Marilyn said Im sorry 1 ever ran away Ai lene said Mason City Cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with occa sional light rain Warmer Sat urday night Low 4044 High Sunday 64 cloudy and not so cool Saturday night with scat tered showers north portion Sunday partly cloudy and rnildi with scattered showers west and north portions turning cooler northwest by Sunday afternoonl Lows Saturday night 4248 Highs Sunday 6468 northwest 6874 southeast Further outlook Mostly cooler Mon day with scattered showers ex treme east ending by Tuesday Minnesota Cloudy with occasional rain Saturday night becomingj mixed with snow in northwest portion Sunday occasional rain in south and rain or snow north turning cooler west and north Low Saturday night 3238 north 3842 south High Sunday 3545 north 5060 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 48 Minimum 40 At 8 a m 42 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 67 Minimum 33 Jane Russell Has a Complaint Nice France JP Hollywoods Jane Kussell has a complaint to jet off her chest Newspapermen she says wont let her forget who she is Clad ina dose fitting redsweat er the movie actress declared Fri day night that reporters have holding machineridden big cities Mark Clark Nominated Envoy to Pope First Ambassador to Vatican City Washinrtra Tru man Saturday nominated Gen Mark W Clark to be the first United States ambassador to Vati can City The presidents action if ap proved means the United States will have a full ranking ambas sador at the Vatican for the first time in history Myron C Taylor New York financier was a special representat i v e of the president to the Vatican for several years but re signed some time ago He did not have GEN CLARK regular ambassadorial status Since Taylor stepped out various Pro testant church organizations have urged the president not to appoint a specialrepresentative No Statement The president made no state ment in connection with Satur days nomination which came without advance public word ol any such move Clark who played J prominent part in the invasiono war is now com mander of the army field forces There has been talk of an early retirement His headquarters is Fort Monroe Va The nomination carried this title Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the state of Vatican City The general is an Episcopalian Immediate criticism came from Protestant sources A leader in the Baptist church Mr Trumans own denomination led Dr J M Dawson executive sec retary of the Baptist Public Af fairs committee issued lthis state ment It is perhaps laid for in the approaching hot presidentia race It is a deplorable resort to expediency which utterly disre gards our historical constitutional American system of separation of church and state It will be dis ruptive of national unity and will dissipate the good will and broth erhood which have been growing between Protestants and Roman Catholics It is a blundering policy tor combating communism for Voncent Protestant countries throughout the world beyond controversy are making the most effective stanc against communism A Coalition The best wayto lose the battle against totalitarian Kussia is for the free countries to form a coali tion with the pope under a totali tarian church Dr Edward H Pruden pastor of the First Baptist church which the president attends here ex pressed sorrow over the move and aid he would equally oppose a ike appointment to the World Baptist headquarters or the head quarters of any other religious body Audubon Man Top Corn Picker Audubon JF Zaiger 26 of Audubon wonthe state mechanical corn picking contest Friday over a field of 8 con testants on the W P Manatt farm 4 miles north of here Everett Paulsen Harlan was second William Taggert Exira 3rd and Edwin Joens Audubon 4th Zaiger who won the tworow event and Paulsen who took the onerow contest will represent Iowa in the national mechanical picking contest Oct 27 near Vin ton Yank Tanks Smash Into Kumsong Then Vacate SGT ROBERT E ROLLER Mason City Soldier Dies in Korea Fight Sgt Hobert E Roller 24 Ma son City was killed in action in Korea Oct 9 according to word received Saturday from the war department by his wife Mrs Rob ert Roller 1150 Maple drive Sgt Koller was a lifelong resi dent of Masop City He was borr July 3 1927 and was graduatec Erom the Mason Cityhigh school in the class of 1945 He served in World war H in Germany and was in the active reserves while be was employee at the Iowa Hardware Mutuals He was called back into service Oct 16 1950 and went overseas Dec 291950 Surviving are his wife Mrs RobertKoller daughter Debra Koller and parents Mr and Mrs Edwin Koller all of Mason City and brother Richard Koller in service in Japan Sgt Koller was a member of thi St James Iiutheran church Slap Second Lien in Hotel Vice Case bank Des Moines the second such action growing out of las Sundays mass vice raid on the Cargill hotel in downtown Des Moines federal internal revenue agents Saturday filed a in come tax lien here against Kath eryn Cole 391 Similar liens against Mrs Cole were filed Saturday at Waterloo and Burlington federal internal revenue agents said The liens tie up all of Mrs Coles property and money for alleged unpaid taxes on income during the years 1944 through 1950 Although Mrs Cole was not in the hotel at the time of Sundays raid Assistant County Attorney Vincent Hanrahan said 4 bank books belonging to her were seized in an expensively furnished room at the hotel Hanrahan said the bank books showed she had deposits of about 519000 in banks in Burlington Waterloo and Chicago El Chief Deputy Sheriff Wilbur Hildreth said most of the deposits noted in lie bank books were made in 1950 Early this week internal revenue agents filed a income tax ien against Mrs Lavonne Gilles pie operator of the Cargill hotel who has pleaded innocent to a charge of keeping a house of ill fame The charge was filed as a result of the raid in which more than in cash was found in Mrs Gillespies room Mrs Gilles sie and 8 other women 7 of whom were found nude in a cubicle be hind a secret panel were ar rested in the raid BULLETIN New York dock strikers voted Saturday to de clare general strike in the port of New Tork and poll out everybody Three thousand dis sident AFL International shoremens association members took the action in protest against provisions of recently nego tiated contractIn the past 5 days they have tied up some W piers and imtnohilited 55 ships President Will Sign Tax Bill Claim Victory for Democrats By FRANCIS J KELLY Washington KM tax increase awaits Presidenl Trumans signature Saturday aft er a perilous journey through the house A 185 to 160 roll call vote in hat chamber Friday clinched pas sage of the big revenue measure The senate had approved it Thursday by a voice vote Fri days victory was a sweet one for house administration leaders stung 4 days before by rejection of an earlier compromise version of the bill All hands on capitol hill took i for granted that Mr Truman would approve the increase promptly Effective Nov 1 It calls for a sharp boost in in dividual income taxes beginninj fiov 1 it is signed by higher rates on dozens of manufactured products including whisky cigarets gas oline and automobiles Corporation taxes also are due to go up and retroactively Over a full years operation the jill is expected to bring in 2 280000000 additional revenue from individuals 42207000000 more from corporations and 51 204000000 extra in excise sales taxes The total increase is at for the curren fiscal year now nearly onethirt gone Added on to revenue from existing laws the increase is es timated to bring the government total income to about 000000 fiscal year That however may be to 8 billion dollars below the out go for the period Asked More The bill provides little more than half the 510000000000 ad ditional revenue the presiden askedfor this year The 000000 total of the compromise bill compares with a 000 increase voted by the house originally This was pruned down to in the senate The new measure and two oth er tax billspassed since the out areak of the Korean war have added nearly to iheAmericsurtax load A taxincrease varying onlyin a few minor particulars from thj one was rejectee by the houseTuesday 204 to157 On thefinal decisive roll can Friday 147 democrats 37 repub icans and one independent sup ported the bill Thirtyfour dem ocrats and 126 republicans voted against it Some northern demo crats who had opposed the legis lation as putting too heavy a bur den on low income groups were persuaded to reverse their votes general the republicans who opposed the first compromise Tuesday were still against the bill They argued the administration should move to reduce govern ment spending before insisting on additional tax money 2 Floyd County Men Hurt on Road Des Moines iP Two Floyd county men who were injured when their car overturned near Ankeny Friday were reported in good condition Saturday at Iowa Methodist hospital Irvin J McGee 27 of Floyd owner of the car suffered a pos sible pelvic fracture William Westley Gist 26 Charles City Who driving suffered heac and face cuts Officers said Gist had pulled out to pass a gas truck when the car skidded out of con trol Reds Accept Compromise for Parley By KOBEftT B TUCKMAN Huron Korea IP Commu nist liaison officers Saturday ac cepted a United Nations compro mise of a quartermilewide se urity path to the proposed new site for Korean armistice talks md agreement seemed near for tuck resumption of the long tailed discussions CoLAndrew J Kinney senior alliedliaison officer said after Saturdays session I rather ex pect the thing will get settled Sun lay one way or the other Liaison officers of both sides wiE esume their conferences Sunday at 10 a m 7 p m Saturday If agreement is reached hen on security conditions full cale talks could be resumed with in afew days The reds agreed to a United Na tions proposal for a 400meter cor ridor straddling the road from anmunjom 6 miles west to rec headquarters at Keesong and416 mfles southeast of the UN com mand advance camp at Munsan Only one pointremained in dis pute before arrangements are com pete for resumption of fullscale ceasefire negotiations and the iaison officers appeared near agreement on that point ShaH the JN agree in writing to keep its warplanes from flying over the se lurity zone around Kaesong The corridor would be free from attack by either side The liaison officers talked lours and 10 minutes Saturday in he cold and windswept circus tent Panmunjom It was the ongest oneday session since ef lorts were started to get the talks going again The previous longes raeday session was 3 hours ant 25 minutes Optimism was nigbT atT tins ad vance ON command camp tha thelast remaining question coul be solved by compromise and tba fulldress talks could be resumed within a few days Emmetsburg Man Dies of Injuries Emmttsburr Paul Fick baum 26 of Emmetsburg died rriday in an Emmetsburg hospitai of injuries received when the pickup truck he was driving ap parently went put of control and crashed on a muddy newly graded road 3i miles southwest of here ate Thursday Return Without r Casualties Believe Reds Have Vanished By BOBCKT EUNSON Semi JCofea anks smashed into redlieldKmn song Saturday and blasted munisttargets there for one hour They returned to Wt line two miles south without casualty despite heavy red anti ank and artillery fire A pooled dispatch said two panics of M46 Patton tanks rumbled into vthe outskirts of the reds centralfront bastion Earlier Saturday probed to within a allied tanks mile of the city and pounded it with high ex plosives Allied officers said there probably n Kumsong Eaemr vl They nave known we von thfc way so they have probably taken out their and M many supply stores as they could one briefing officer said J UN infantrymen capturedtwo more lulls southof the city Stab bornly resisting reds kept them off 3 others The hills taken were south and southwest of Kumsong which is 30 miles north of parallel 3ft Southeast of the1 city tht reds ihrew back all UN efforts to cap ture a pair of a half apart The communists also icld their on another ME southwest of Kumsonc The hurled heavy mor tar and artillery fire on the at tacking doughboys lowan Faces First Degree Slaying Count Bettendaif James It Smith 36 was scheduled for ar in police courtJiere on first gree murder ir theknifeslaying of bis wife Assistanf County At orney Chapes R Smith 37 died Friday numerous stab wounds about the chest and face inflicted with a pocket knife1 Scott County Sheriff C H Wild man quoted the woman assaying ierv husband had accused her of stepping out with other Chief of Police Steve Tometich said the couples daughter ores 17 told him Smith and his wife had been having domestic troubles for time Tometich quoted the girl as saying Mother had left home to go to worlr when dad ran out the door after her and dragged her back a a shed insthe yard Then he began to stab her with knife I tried tostop him but knocked me down Renew Utility Franchise for 25 Years Clear Lake This community voted Friday to continue the fran chise of the Kansas City Power and Light company for another 25 years The renewal franchise passed y an overwhelming majority rhere were 873 votes cast in favor of the electric franchise and 848 or gas Ninetyone no votes vere cast on each Here are the returns by wards Ward 1 yes 24 no yes 27 no Ward 2 yes 32 no yes 33 no Ward 3 yes 35 no yes 31 no The Peoples Gas Electric company is a subsidiary of Kansas CJty Power and Light Saturdays were fought in rain and bitterly cold winds theinfantry fought for the last major of Kumsong some troops could took down into the their van tage points on high ground An allied briefing officer Mid the tanks which approached with in a mile of Kumsong Saturday morning were the area They pushed around a shaped bend in the Kumsong river and opened from the entrance to a vaUeythat directtjr northward Tbe8th weteT 2500 yards less than a mile and a half fromKumsorigv The general belief IsroundStii army headquarters was that UN troops could take wanted to Whether James A Van Fleet wouldiardet the cityfs capture immediately remained to be seen f 7 On the eastern front American tanks rumbled through the yons east of Heartbreak testing enemy strength One col umn drew mortar and artillery tire from red positions along the hillsides f Far north of Heartbreak a UN battalion hurled back an enemy counterattack 50 miles above the 38th parallelThis was at the ad vance point of a corridor stretch ing north along the eastern sea coast the protective guns of allied naval Jtorces Iowa Falls Woman Is Air Deputy Washington CoL Kath leen McClure cf Iowa Falls has been appointed deputy director of women in the air force the air force announced Friday Colonel McClure daughter ot Mr and Mrs W A McClure of owa Falls was commissioned in July 1942 During World wat n she served in Europe and at vari ous posts in the United States She has been special projects officer or the deputy air chief of staff or personnel since 1949 She attended the college of St Teresa Winona Minn and graduated from Iowa state coll in 1929 3 4 FINAL I 4 FINAL 3 4 FINAL I 4 FINAL 1 1 4 Iowa Michigan Ohio Statt Indiana Purdut Wisconsin Penn Columbia Northwestern I Nary I   

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