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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                NofHi IWs Doily Ncwspoptr lot 4 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI N I W S P A P I t THAT M A K I S ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I C H I 0 ft S HOME EDITION VOL UCI run MASON CITY IOWA THUtSOAY Sf FTIMMt 1J IMS This JTifW four Ow Killer Is Caught in Chicago Caught After Long Chase CHICAGO titMichael Morabito t crazed killer was captured by police Thursday with a burst of gunfire and sprinting speed The fugitive was caught on the West Side after a short chase on foot The pursuers fired three shots Morabito was not hit and he didnt return the fire The 30yearold Morabito was sought for slaying his former boss in the Chicago Daily News plant Wednesday and attacking a 20yearj pld girl Wednesday night j Detectives Peter Rendek and Howard Pierson went to the vicin ity of Morabitos home on Harding Avenue to search for him They at a filling station at Au gusta Boulevard and Pulaski Road Nearby Alky Rendek who knew Morabito saw the fugitive dart from a nearby alley Morabito recognized Rendek first glance Both drew guns Go ahead and Morabito thouted Rendek fired one shot Morabito fell but bounced up and ran Rendek and Pierson took after kirn officers fired two more Other policemen who had joined in the manhunt in the gen eral area joined in the pursuit Morabito unscathed was seized at Harding Avenue and Chicago Avenue just a block and half from his home The search for Morabito began after noon Wednesday He fired four bullets into Henry George 45 mailing room foreman for the Daily News The shooting took place in the mailing room ad p r e s OuitJet Morabito who once worked lor George quit his mailing room job Aug 22 Newspaper officials said they regarded him as a mental case For some reason police said moody Morabito blamed George for his troubles and apparently ihot him in revenge A young radio station reception 1st notified police Wednesday night that she had been attacked Her as sailant she said boasted that he Was the man who killed George The girl said Morabito followed her from an elevated train station to her apartment house on the North Side produced a pistol and forced her to accompany him She related that she was attacked on a deserted stretch of the Lake Mich igan shore She identified a picture of Mora bito She said he showed her a photograph of himself in a Wednes day newspaper and bragged Im that fellow The police are looking for George married and the father of two children had been an em ploye of the Daily News for 20 years Morabito went to work for the newspaper in 1946 AP Wlrepboto NEEDED IN Stone one of 40 motorcycle rid ers for a Los Angeles blueprint firm wears one of the gas masks which the company pro vided Wednesday in the second straight day of severe smog The riders had gone on strike earlier complaining the fumes caused their eyes to it dangerous for them to ride Eggs Found in Lake Bed Are Studied Stoddard Granted in District Court Action After more than two hours de liberation Wednesday a District Court jury found for the defendant in a damage action brought IT J C Stoddard and the estate of Camifle F Stoddard against Al fred Nielsoo Mason City contrac tor The suit was for damages to the Stoddard home allegedly caused by the concussion vibration and jar CAMP IKWIN Calif shrimplike creatures springing up m a recently flooded dry lake ITiursday brought scientists to this desert outpost to search for eggs that may be 100 years old Tne leader of the group Dr James P Welsh Los Angeles State College zoologist already has about 40 of the small speci mens which thrive only in hot water and look like a throwback to the trilobite an extinct pre historic crustacean As far back as anyone can re member and thats roughly 100 years the lake was dry until last Aug 23 when desert thunder storms suddenly deposited a foot of water The Army which had been us ing the dry lake bed for a landing field began noticing the small wrigglers one to two inches long in the new wet lake They called in Dr Welsh He found that no other source of water seems to be feeding the lake There are no wells or underground springs and the nearest river toe Mojave flows 800 feet lower His theory The crustaceans were lying dormant in eggs be low the sunbaked surface and the rains hatched them The little creatures are either bright pink or white and have leglike extremities under neath something like a kingcrab Welsh says he has classified them as a type of fairy shrimp a branchipod crustacean of the order Notostraca genus apus or lepidurus for the record If Dr Welsh can recover some of the eggs he believes he may have a vital link with past fossil finds including trilobites West German Cabinet Studies Proposals Cool Response to Russ Pact Challenge fo Senate Sifters WASHINGTON Knowles Plymouth Meeting refused Thursday to say whether she ever was a Comr munist and challenged the right of the Senate Internal Se curity Subcommittee to question her The slender woman whose employment in the Quaker village has aroused controversy among the townspeople swore she is not now a Communist She testified too that for many4 many years she has had no connection whatever Bulganin III Moscow Press Dispatch Says any organization on the attorney generals subversive list But she declined to answer when asked if she ever had been a mem er of the Communist Party In doing so Mrs Knowles did not specifically invoke her Fifth Amendment protection against xssible selfincrimination as she iad done when she first appeared efore the subcommittee in May 1953 NO Knewledoe Instead Mrs Knowles chal enged the jurisdiction of the sub committee She said she had no knowledge Unable to Meet Finnish Group MOSCOW UP The official Soviet news agency Tass Thursday announced that Soviet Premier iNikolai Bulganin is The re ecurity subversion sabotage gave no details of the 60year pionage or anything else comingiold whitegoateed Soviet states within the purview of the 1950 Inmans of any matters concerning national ernal Security Act or the subcom mittee set up to police the admin istration of the act In view of this she said in a quiet voice and in view of the fact Chat she is a private citizen em ployed by a private institution op urated under the c a r e of a re igious organization she felt the subcommittee lacked the power the jurisdiction to question her Sen Jenner RInd told Mrs Knowles the subcommittee did not recognize the reasons she gave for At the end of a long dispatch about the arrival in Moscow of Finnish President Juho Paasikivi and a delegation from Helsinki Tass said Chairman of the council of min isters of the Premier Bulganin was unable because to be present at of declining to answer questions He directed that she answer Sat Silent Mrs Knowles simply sat silent In May 1953 Herbert Philbrick former FBI undercover man testified he had known her as a member of Boston Mrs Knowles Western Reporters This was transmitted by teletype to Western correspondents in Mos cow London reported that Radio Mos cow made no mention of Bulganins illness on domestic or international broadcasts First news of Bulganins absence from the diplomatic scene was AP Wirephoto WRECKED IN and smoke pour from a gasoline tank truck above af terit collided Dallas Center Wednesday Eugene Oskaloosa Driver of the touck escapee mjurj The 1935inodel car below involved was driven by Mrs Vern Neal Woodward Sne WaisTrifled in the crash Matter to Be Aired in Debate All Factions Not Agreed a Communist cell in given by members of the Finnish delegation Then Tass confirmed dishe was ill Taken in Breakin at Loan Office 40 Illinois Taverns Face SUIT was then Lawler Tot Struck by Garage Door Dies of Fracture Finnegan 14 j missed as a librarian in South Nor wood but for nearly two years she has been employed by the Williams Jeanes Memorial Li brary in Plymouth Meeting The subcommittee in announc ing Thursdays public hearing said that last June the Fund for the Republic awarded to the lihrary for its courageous and effective defense of democratic principles in refusing to discharge Mrs Knowles on the demand of The Fund for the Republic with a grant of 15 million dollars from the Ford Foundation was set up with avowed purpose of upholding the principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Coni stitution during the summer of 1951 The plaintiffs charged that the blasting cracked and broke win down plaster and the foundation of the Stoddard house The damage was the first trial of the Sep tember term of court which opened Monday Judge T A Beardmore excused the jury until 10 next Wed nesday SAME DATI 1954442 dent at the farm home two miles east of here The girl was playing in the yard about 11 when a strong wind blew open a garage door The door struck the child in the face Surviving are her parents and a brother James The Larkin Fu neral Home is in charge Arrange ments are incomplete Bridegroom Is Crash Victim OAKLAND UftPaul Lauterbach 29 Dike was killed and his bride of one day was seriously injured in an auto accident near here shortly before noon Thursday Their car was covered with Just Married signs and a stillfresh orchid corsage was found in the wreckage Lauterbach and his 22 yearold bride were married Wed nesday at Pella The accident occurred on High and 6 at tne Kishnabotna River of Oakland Highway patrolmen said Lauter No There were no details of the ill ness nor whether it was serious But it was in evidence Wednesday when Bulganin said goodby to West German Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer Bulgajun looked very tired then Westerners in Moscow were very surprised to hear of the illness In recent weeks when they had seen so much of the premier at parties and diplomatic functions he appeared in the best of health CHICAGO A mother Thursdiy soufht in unusual suit against 40 tivtrns charging that John itoft affections of htr former hiuband Mn Evelyn Coltmin 32 of suburban asked for The North Iowa Finance office and of three children on grounds the violated an Illinois lew against selling liquor to habitual N Federal was broken into Wednesday nightand taken when they served her exhwsbind Laverne from a filing cabinet according to ExIowa Democratic Chairman Dies at 81 BRONXVTLLE N Y liam J Keefe 81 onetime demo cratic state chairman in and former judge of the U S Cus toms Court in New York died at here Wednesday native of Clinton customs police Tom Mitchell manager of the firm said the theft must have oc curred between p m Wednes day and a m Thursday Thieves gained entrance to the up stairs office by jimmying the door The filing cabinet was pried open witk a heavy instrument officers said An attempted theft at the Mason City DriyeIn Theater Wednesday night was thwarted about a m when an employe surprised a teenage youth who had broken Mrs Colemin nurse said her former husband could earn mere than as bricktayec but has failed to support her and the children for 10 years Realignment Plan Rapped by Elthon ELLSWORTH Leo Elthon told the Turkey Day Festi val here that he opposes any legislative plan which would reapportion the Iowa Senate oh a population basis open the door to the theater He said he opposes the plan which passed the House in the The youth escaped Theater offij session and which 3ov Leo Hoega favors cials told deputy sheriffs that noth ing had been taken BONN Germany West erman Cabinet Thursday heard a report on the Moscow talks by Ihancellor Konrad Adenauer but ook no formal action An official announcement said he ministers wanted to study de ailed reports from the Foreign Office on the negotiations between Adenauer and the Russian leaders This indicated they needed more time to make up their minds whether to apprpve the agreement o set up normal diplomatic re ations between West Germany and the Soviet Union Adenauer stipulated the Moscow agreement should be subjected to approval bythe Bonn Parliament According to Carlo Schmid vice resident of the Bundestag LoVer the agreement is to be submitted to Parliament a week Jom Thursday But this cannot be done until the Cabinet has de cided what to recommend to par Opposition Leader Schmid a leader of the oppo sition Socialists and a member of Adenauers delegation in Mos cow attended the special Cabinet session He said in a broadcast earlier that acceptance or ftion of the Moscow agreement be a tough decision for Par Iliament to make Adenauer discussed the Moscow talks Thursday afternoon with leaders of the political parties in cluding the Socialists who are cool to the plan The political lead ers were reliably reported in favor of debating the results of the Mos cow conference next Thursday Political sources said the gov ernment parties will introduce a motion qualifying acceptance of diplomatic relations with Russia by the conditions Adenauer made in Moscow 1 The return of German pris oners from Russia 2 The fixing of Germanys final borders must be done in a peace treaty 3 Only the freely elected Bonn regime is qualified to speak for all Germany Ultimate Aim The informants said the Bunde stag will reiterate that the ulti mate aim of West Germany is re unification and that exchange of rith Moscow will in no way imply any slackening of ef f A BARRIER DOWN j HOUSTON Tex ifl Qualified Negro doctors of medicine are nowj eligible to join the Harris Cduntyi Medical Society The group votedJ to delete the word Machholz Appointed Road Patrol Deputy DES MOENES WLt James R Machholz has been appointed as sistant chief of the Iowa Highway Patrol a job that has gone un filled for a number of years A member of the patrol since 1935 he has been in charge of the Ce dar Falls District He took office as assistant chief Wednesday with he rank of captain bachs car and one driven by Hen ry Hupp 63 Omaha sideswiped About The Weather Mason City Fair and wanner Iowa Windy cooler Minnesota Pleasant WINDY Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Thurs day Maximum 87 Minimum 57 At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 54 ment in 1947 He was Iowa Demo cratic chairman in 1932 It the Senate is reapportioned on a population basis it will givejforts toward unity controlto the larger cities whiie Soviet Premier which are in turn dominated by laverbalpromise to return German jbor Elthon said Prisoners has naturally been is the breadbasket of the corned in Bonn some politicians nation so why turn over control of doubt about the wisdom of Deal Hall WASHINGTON IS HaD Thursday said Democrats have dabbled in panaceas and de pressive legislation in dealing with the farm problem Republi cans he added never have and will not now His statement saying Sen Dougi las DI11 is still was in reply the to the Elthon said The lieutenant governor said he believes the Senate should be re apportioned on an area basis and the House on a population basis Representation according to pop ulation in both houses he said would take power away from rural areas I think that is very he declared exchanging ambassadors with Mos cow They argued this would imply acceptance of a division of Ger many into rival states This feeling was heightened by the sudden Soviet announcement that East Germanys Communist Premier Otto Grotewohl would arrive in Moscow Friday for talks with the Kremlin leaders This was seen as a Russian move to reassure the East German Com y are not it has the comment Wednesday that the power to confirm or reject apporat ipeople can have no confidence in ments by the governor to state a party that tries to rewrite boards and trtrv anill ttfriArff tho nnrM J has been mentioned as a GRUNEWALD e n r y the Dutchman Washington influence man arrested at He is ith an identified man and Deputy Stan Glanville tory and ignore the real world The two have been arguing for week over whether President Eisenhower as a Candidate in 1952 did or did not promise to continue farm price supports at 90 per cent of parity j Both quoted from Eisenhowers j campaign speeches Hall said Douglas is pulling one of his typi possible candidate for the Repub lican nomination for governor in the primary next spring After his talk here he told a newsman he still had no comment as to whether he would enter the race Amplifying his Ellsworth re marks at his home in Fertile f UUAUg V41V J cal political tricks He only recites wanted to emphasize he had nothing against labor or ganizations as such He also stressed he is talking about labor part of what the President said Hall said the administration is going to work night and day to and not the working get our farm economy out of the depressed state in which we found it and I think the farmers America know that is a of BUTLER DIES NEW YORK jler 58 former and Australia lowing a heart attack claim government is competent to speak ill Germany Anthon Marine Killed at Illinois Home WAUKEGAN m UP A 32 yearold Marine Thursday was shot to death on the rear porch of an apartment where a woman bad complained about a prowler The dead man was identified as Sgt Robert A Martens 22 Anthon Iowa who was stationed at Great Lakes Naval Training Center pend ing his discharge from the serv ice Nov 9 man when he voices his concern about the danger of labor domi nation of the In any state where organized j labor gets control labor racketj eers their way in and usej DAVENPORT Esert that control to badger senators and 78 Davenport Thursday was representatives into positions they crushed to death when bebecame Iowa Man Crushed to by should not take fol I dont want I in caught in a vertical lift conveyor at the Roederer Transfer age Co   

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