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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortti Iowas Doily Newspaper far A MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPEft THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWAHS NIICHIOKS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Awociatod Pntt mot United Prau Full Wirw Stvea Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 1 19SS Thft Paper Consist of Two New Air Sea Fighting in Tachens Area Plan Trial Promptly in IBCCase New York to Be Setting WASHINGTON WThe Justice Department Tuesday moved at top fpeed to bring the International Boxing Club to trial as a monopoly that violates the antitrust laws The trial will take place in New York City and a spokesman for the Justice Departments Antitrust Di vision there said it probably would be sometime before July i The Supreme Court Monday re fused to grant boxing exemption from antitrust laws as it did base ball The government filed an anti trust suit against the IBC headed by Jim Norris and Arthur M Wirtz in March 1952 but it was thrown out by Federal Judge Greg ory F Nconan of New York who based his decision on the baseball case 62 Vote The Supreme Court decision was by a 62 vote with Chief Justice Earl Warren writing the majority opinion He noted that baseball first was exempted from antitrust laws in 1922 by the Supreme Court In 1953 the court held that Con gress by failing to pass legislation specifically bringing baseball un der the antitrust laws had indi cated it wanted baseball exempt But no such situation prevailed for boxing the opinion continued If it is to be exempt the issue is for Congress to resolve not this The minority opinion written by Justice Felix Frankfurter said it would baffle the subtlest ingenu ity to find a single differentiating ALGONA VOLUNTEERS FIGHT vol unteer firemen fought several hours Monday afternoon to halt spreading of the flames The left photo is the rear of Hoods the fire is believed to have started At right is the wrecked Finns Bakery and the front of the supermarket Photos by 41 Missal factor between other sporting ex hibitions whether boxing or foot ball or tennis and baseball insofar as conduct of the sport is relevant to the question of antitrust prose Norris issued a statement say ing that the decision merely means that the government must prove its monopoly charges We are he said that the court will vindicate our position that in presenting seven or eight championship bouts a year we do not operate an illegal mon Senate Passes Bill to Defer Tax Returns April 30 Would Be New Deadline DBS MOINES WThe Iowa Sen ate acted Tuesday to give lowans until April 30 instead of March 31 this year to file their state income tax returns By unanimous 500 vote the Sen ate nassed and sent to the House a bill which would defer the dead line 90 days after the first of the year Sen DeVere Watson RCouncil Bluffs told the Senate the bill was introduced because the federal gov ernment has made the deadline for filing federal income tax returns April 15 instead of March 15 Damage in Flash Fire at Algona flash Monday afternoon destroytd two Algona business firms and damagtd two others Total damage was ostimattd at more than Completely destroyed were Finns Bakery and Hoods Super Valu store in the heart of the Algona business district The Hub Clothiers and Harrisons Variety suffered smoke damage Firemen battled the for more than three hours It is believed to have started in the rear of the Hoodsstore when boxes toppled over on a heater It spread rapidly and was out of control in several minutes Nothing was saved from either store Most of the joss was covered by insurance At GI Bill Deadline Effective at Once The bill as passed contains Thousands Rushed to Join Armed Services opoly within the meaning of the Sherman Three Named The government position Is that Norris and Wirtz along with the Madison Square Garden have been conspiring since 1949 to monopolize the promotion exhibi tion broadcasting and televising of bigtime fights In the suit which was dismissed the Justice Department explained its stand this way The utilization by the defend ants IBC of exclusive contracts with boxers to tie up all major champions and contenders togeth er with exclusive control of the principal arenas prevented other promoters from competing in pro motion of championship Last year the 10 world cham pionship fights in the United States were promoted either wholly by the IBC or by the IBC in partner ship with promoters in other cities The government contends that since 1949 when Norris and Wirtz moved into the boxing picture only two of the 21 championship fights held in this country were promoted by groups other than the IBC About The Weather Mason City Cloudy cool Iowa Mostly cloudy Minnesota Snow flurries FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Wednesday through Sunday will av erage near normal Normal highs 28 north 36 south normal lows 9 north 17 in south Not much change in temperatures during period Oc casional light snows throughout pe riod averaging onetenth to two tenths inches of precipitation Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum Minimum clause making it effective upon publication Bills normally do not become effective until the follow ing July unless they contain such a provision The House Tuesday killed the first bill of the session following lengthy debate The measure would have given the State Aero nautics Commission unclaimed tax refunds on gasoline purchased for use in aircraft The vote on the measure was 52 for it and 53 against it A bill must get 55 affirmative votes for pass age A rule requiring that all mem bers present vote on the measure was invoked But five members were absent Not Claimed It was explained to the House that between and a year in gasoline tax refunds are not claimed by persons who buy the fuel for aircraft This money now goes to the State Highway Commission An argument arose as to whether the money could go to the aeronau tics commission in view of a con stitutional provision which says that all revenue from motor vehicle taxes shall go for highway pur poses This argument was an swered by a statement that Gov Leo A Hoegh while serving as at torney general had ruled that these refunds could go to the aero nautics commission Several members said that if this By UNITED PRESS Young men by the thousands jammed recruiting offices across the nation Monday night to enlist in the armed services before much oi the Bill of Rights expired at midnight So many clamored to join up that hundreds were turned away be cause the Army Navy Air Force and Marine Corps quotas were filled or because the wouldbe enlistees showed up too late The youths formed queues and enlistments jumped as high as 680 per cent In some cities many cruiting offices stayed open until midnight to handle the rush The enlistees hoped to qualify for such benefits as farm anc home loan guarantees and limitec education grants These went off law books at midnight At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 37 13 13 34 27 ciouor transfer is permitted other agen cies would make similar requests DIVORCE SEEN SANTA MONICA Calif fl A divorce complaint against come dian Ed Wynn 68 by his third wife the former Dorothy Eliza beth Nesbitt 44 of New York was ready for filing Tuesday SAME DATE19S453 Black tefttk 21 krara tat Mil Remaining were such benefits as medical treatment disability com pensation and burial expenses A good number of the enlistees apparently were betting that Con gress would extend full education benefits to persons enlisting before the Jan 31 deadline Congress has been pushing suchlegislation Recruiters said the rush has been going on all through January The heaviest last minute rush was in New England where thou sands of youths jammed the re cruiting offices and hundreds were turned down In Boston January enlistments for the various service branches totaled All previous records for Army Navy Air Force and Coast Guard recruitments were broken at Pitts burgh Processing began at 8 and continued right up to the dead line ending up with 108 new sail ors 121 new soldiers and 132 new Air Force men Other heavy rushes were report ed at Newark Birmingham Albany Detroit Omaha Milwaukee Des Moines Iowa Minneapolis Indianapolis New Or leans Atlanta Dallas and Philadelphia Pa Extend the Draft Wilson Requests WASHINGTON e f e nse Secretary Charles E Wilson Tues day urged Congress to extend the draft for four years as the only way to meet manpower needs of the Armed Forces Experience has shown that we cannot maintain on a voluntary basis the total number of military personnel that are required for the forseeable he said in a statement presented to the House Armed Services Committee Former Freeborn Agent Found Dead ALBERT services were pending for Willis Lawson 61 who was found asphyxiated in his home Monday Authorities said Lawson former Freeborn County agricultural agent apparently was a victim of fumes from a faulty oil furnace There will be no inquest OK BOND ISSUE BELLE PLAINE IBA bond issue to provide ior two new grade school buildings was ap proved 627346 by Belle Plaine school district voters Monday 11 Tots Among Dead in Fire at Tenement 5 Others Hurt During Night AMSTERDAM N Y children and the father of five of them perished in a fire that de stroyed a 10family tenement early Tuesday Eight bodies seven those of chil dren were recovered Five other persons were injured one critical ly Six of the bodies were identified as those of Juan Rivera and his five children They were found huddled in the kitchen of their apartment Faulty Stove Police said the fire which oc curred about was caused by an overflowing oil stove An undetermined number of per sons fled in their nightclothes into a snowstorm and subfreezing tem peratures Police and firemen helped several out Mrs Anna Gagliardy said a dogs bark awakened her Smelling smoke she dragged her 84yearold State Sift on Liquor Bribe Set ExOfficial Is Target DES MOINES UPI Two state agencies Tuesday began an inves tigation of a report that a former appointive state official received to attempt to get a certain brand of liquor sold at state stores Gov Leo A Hoegh asked late Monday that the investigation be made by Atty Gen Dayton Coun tryman and Chief Rt W Nebergall of the State Bureau of Criminal In vestigation He made the request in a lengthy conference with the tieads of the two stale law enforce ment agencies Such reports might cast an in ference against state employes and I dont want that to happen be cause that is not the situation as 1 understand Hoegh said after ward He added No Suspicion I dont want to create any sus picion on anyone except the guilty All I have is some indirect evi little more than a rumor but not much more I turned it mother feet first from their groundfloor apartment Patrolman Marvin Swart kicked in three doorways The fire was a ball of flame in he said I found a boy about 13 kneeling dead beside a crib The baby in the crib was dead too Dogs Saved There was a lot of screaming and one woman kept hollering to o back for her two The dogs were reported to have een saved Chief Samuel Palum 0 said flames were shooting from ront and rear windows when fire men arrived Four 50gallon oil drums in the basement kept ex ploding he said over to the proper authorities to Hoegh had said earlier he had been told the name of the former state official Countryman and Nebergall both declined to comment on the situa tion Hoegh said he had set no time for a report but added Its in their When a matter of this kind is turned over to the Hoegh commented he should ap prise the attorney general and the chief of the Bureau of Criminal In vestigation of it aiid that is what I did I wanted to be certain it is in Earlier Monday Hoegh had said he wont stand for any monkey business in regard to individuals interfering in the purchases of the State Liquor Control Commission Name Mtntiontd Hoegh said he had asked his in DR JOHN MOTT Dr John Mott Nobel Prize Winner Dies ORLANDO Fla John R Mott 1946 winner peace prize for work died at his oC the Nobe humanitarian winter horn formant to learns any let him know if he tangible information about the case and added that if any concrete information turns up I think Ill know what The governor said his informant lad told him the name of the for mer state official He said he would take no action on his own accord until he has more tangible information Asked what would happen if it urned out the person or persons nvolved were now employed by the state Hoegh replied That would make it even worse Wed part company A newspaper article said Sunday the former state official apparent ly was unsuccessful in his effort to get one particular brand of li quor on sale He was reported to have approached the Liquor Con trol Commission at least once here Monday He was 89 An evangelist and promoter o international understanding h was for many years general sec retary of the National Council and International Committee of the Young Mens Christian Assn Late he became honorary life presiden of the Worlds Alliance of YMCA He was a native of Sullivan County N Y Dr Mott spent his boyhood in the Postville Iowa communit which he revisited last August His father had been a lumber dealer there John R Mott went to college at Upper Iowa University Fayettc and there helped organize the first college Y M C A He was one of the five honorary presidents of the World Council o Churches and the only layman so honored He is survived by his widow two sons and two daughters AP Wlrrphotn VISITS PRESIDENT Mrs Nettie Moulden who first visited the White House when Abraham Lincoln was presi dent made another trip Tuesday She received prreetings from President Eisenhower on her 100th birthday Rules Liquor Storage Out If Beer Sold DES MOINES W Atty Gen Dayton Countryman ruled Tuesday that liquor cannot be kept in pri vate clubs or public restaurants where beer is sold If liquor anybodys liquor is found on the premises of a beer permit holder he added the per mit holder is violating state law The opinion when formally writ ten will bring a crackdown on storage of liquor owned by mem bers in private clubs holding per mits It will also bring a crack down Countryman said on spiking of drinks in restaurants and tav erns which sell beer The attorney general said this is an proposition cither the club can serve liquor owned by members or it can serve beer it cant do Big Bonus to Flight Crew of Airliner CHICAGO Air Lines has awarded one of its flight crews a taxfree bonus of for whal it considered superb flying and almost miraculous saving of 39 per sons aboard a Convair airliner Jan 19 The action resulted from the em ergency landing of a United plane near Dexter Iowa 20 minutes after leaving Des Moines Soon after the takeoff the crew found that al most all elevator control was lost The plane first nosed up andal most stalled and then went into a steep dive The Civil Aeronautics Authority said the crew was unable to check the dive but managed to turn the direction of the descent and juggle the power so the plane came back to level position just before it hit the ground It struck the ground at 300 or more bounced three times and came to a stop with no serious in juries C h e c k s of each were awarded the pilot Capt E W An dreasen Maywood and the co pilot Thomas D Mount Prospect 111 The stewardess Enid Patricia Johnson Chicago formerly of Green Bay received Future of Islands Is Pondered Migs Enter Aerial War TAIPEH Formosa 10 Fresh fighting on sea and in the air boiled up around the Tachen Is lands again Tuesday while United States and Nationalist China debated the future of Chiang Kaisheks offshore island outposts An American source said the finishing touches were being put in Washington to agreed an nouncement clarifying the status of the Nationalist strongholds just off the Red mainland In the explosive Tachen area Nationalist and Communist Chi nese hammered each other with bombs and guns Daylight Clith The Defense Ministry said lour Nationalist planes clashed with Russianbuilt MIG15 fighters in broad daylight but returned to base after successfully carrying out their missions The ministry said two of the Na tionalist planes divebombed and strafed Red targets on newly captured Yikiangshan Island start ing many fires despite heavy Red antiaircraft fire from Yigiangshan and Toumen Island five miles to the northwest Four waves of MIGlSs tried to intercept them as they returned to base but the Nationalist planes escaped the ministry said A few minutes later two Nation alist fighter bombers clashed with several MIGs north of the Tach ens but returned to base the min istry reported The mission of these two planes was not dis closed The report concerning the off shore island outposts came on the heels of a Defense Ministry an nouncement that 4 Communist warships shelled Nationalist Yu shan Island 30 miles northeast of he explosive Tachens then fled under strong fire from the defend Long Dytl The ministry also said a lone Nationalist warship fought a 76 minute battle with several Red warships 25 miles northeast of tha Tachens Tuesday and forced them o flee No damage to either side was reported nor was the number of Communist vessels involved dis closed The source spoke shortly after U S Ambassador Karl L Rankin conferred at length with Shen Changhuan acting foreign minis er Presumably the conference uld spell out what the United States intends to do about the Tachens as well as such other is and outposts Matsu as Quemoy and The UAL will pay taxes on the bonus so the crew will receive the whole amounts clear of taxes U N Awaiting Peiping Reply From Oar Wire Services UNITED NATIONS munist China indicated Tuesday it refuse to send delegates to he United Nations Security Coun il unless the council took up a ussian resolution accusing the nited States of aggression in ormosa One clue came from a Teiping adio broadcast demanding that ic United Nations junk the New ealand proposal for a ceasefire in the Formosa Strait Another came from a proCommunist news paper in Hong Konp UN Secrebry General Dag Hammarskjohl cabled the invita tion to the Chinese Communist cap READY SET GRAB Farm Youth Kicked in Mouth by Horse Vcr Heist 14 youngest son of Mr and Mrs Mel VerHclst suffered a broken jaw in 14 places and many teeth were knocked out when he was kicked in the mouth by a horse He was feeding livestock in the feedlot when the animal kicked him with such force he was knocked ital Monday night after the coun cil voted to 1 Take up New Zealands re quest for debate on hostilities in he area of certain islands off China 2 Invite the Chinese Reds to participate in the debate and 3 Delay until after the New Zealand proposal council consider ation of renewed Soviet demands for immediate withdrawal of armed forces from the Formosa area and surrender of the coastal slands to Peiping MINAKAMI Japan new down ordinance here calls for a 9 He was taken to the curfew on drinking At the appoint ed hour a siren howls giving wives the right to snatch wine cups from the hands of their spouses RECORD BUDGET ALBANY CPGov Averell Belmond Harriman Tuesday sent a record Clinic and later to a specialist at smashing budget to Mason City where his jaws werethe Legislature and demanded tax set He was able to return home increases totaling 124 million dol without hospitalization JUrs   

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