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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 26, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor DM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAP1R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Auoclaled Presj and Vnlleti Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One No 4t lOWAN CHARGED Young Airman Admits Kill ing HARRISONVILLE Mo 18yearold airman whose parents Jive at Danville Iowa near Burlington has admitted in a written statement that he killed a Kansas City automobile dealer in an argu ment over a car payment Cass County Prosecutor A J Anderson said a charge would he filed against A Richard French to Sell Top Jet Harrell by Monday Harrell is a son of Mr and Mrs Everett Harrell Danville He has been living with his wife Peggy 22 in a trailer near the Grand view Air Force Base where he is stationed His wife has two children by a former marriage The body of the victim William Allen Hill 32 was found northwest of Peculiar Friday beside a lonely road not far from Harrells trailer Mer Near Base Hill had been missing since he left home Wednesday morning to meet a man near the Grandview base Officers said Harrell told them he bought a car from Hill Monday giving a check which he asked Hill to hold until there was enough money in the bank to cover it Then Harrell met Hill near the air base Wednesday to talk about the check The prosecutor quoted Harrell as saying Hill got in Harrells car and they drove south from the air base Hill started arguing with me claiming that I owed him for a car I previously had purchased from Harrell was quoted by Anderson as saying He ordered me to stop and I refused I kept on driving Then Hill leaned over and tried to grab the ignition keys We scuffled for a moment Then I reached under the front seat with my left hand and got hold of the pistol I shot Hill as he was leaning over still trying to get the ignition The prosecutor said the airman related he dumped the body out at the lonely spot and threw Hills billfold away Washes Off Stains Harrell washed the bloodstains from his car at a Peculiar Mo filling station telling the atten dant he had shot a rabbit The airman was questioned all day Friday and finally admitted the shooting after officers let him talk with his wife Anderson said The prosecutor added that Har rcll said his wife knew nothing about the slaying and was not im plicated Young Harrell attended high school at Burlington but quit in his junior year to enlist in the Air Force in March 1954 Fra Co Attorney Charged in Conspiracy Israeli Want More Craft Trooper Fires 2 Shots at Auto NEW CASTLE Ind WVA Na tional Guard sergeant fired two shots at a ear that ran a road blockade at the east edge oE New Castle and tried to run down two guardsmen early Saturday Maj John S Anderson com mander of the 95 guardsmen sent here Wednesday after a renewal of violence in the Perfect Circle Corp strike saici the car made a delib erate attempt to hit guardsmen manning the barricade Anderson said the troops were forced to dive into a ditch to keep from gettinghit He said the car had slowed down as though to stop and the guardsmen walked toward it for a routine check Suddenly the driver turned off the lights and headed for the men PARIS has signed contracts to sell Mystere II jet fighter planes to Israel and already has shipped 12 slower Ouragan models authoritative sources said Saturday The disclosure came after the recent French agreement to re sume shipment of jet planes to Egypt also The Mystere II a match for the famous Soviet MIG15 has not been shipped to Israel It was be lieved the French government has not yet given the final okay for their export but authoritative sources said the contracts have been signed Top Speed The Ouragans French for Gale should be in Israel by now the sources said By modern jet standards the planes are obso lescent They have a top speed of only around 475 miles an hour but are excellent training planes and may also be battle worthy in the Middle East The Ouragans were reported spotted en route at Oiampino Air field in Italy but deliveries of the Mystere II already are overdue and mass production has moved slowly 810 Planes In Tel Aviv Israel sources de scribed as absurd published re ports abroad that 8 to 10 French jet fighters had been shipped to Israel vh Rome in the past 48 hours The London News Chronicle said 10 were already in Israel and 40 more were en route The Mystere II manufactured by Marcel has a top speed of 685 miles per hour and can break the barrier in diving It is AP Wirephoto SKATER Nachodska 23 Czechoslovakias former world champion iceskat ing star arrives at Idlewild air port at New York Saturday at the end of a long flight to free dom She escaped from behind the Iron Curtain while performing with a troupe in Vienna and said she wanted to live in this coun try sound equipped with two 30millimeter guns the Ouragan with four 20mm guns Experts here said the Ouragans of which have been sold o be useless against Russian MIGS but that they would enable Israeli pilots to train for the speedier jet fighters Hampton Woman Killed in Crash Near Owatonna OWATONNA Minn Al bert L Blackmer 56 Hampton Iowa was killed and injured Friday in a onecar acci dent at the edge of Medford about 10 miles north of here on Highway Burchinal Boy Finds Chicago Interesting Reports on KGLO N Iowa Fair Trip By JAMES BILL BARTLETT As Told to J V McCarthy GlobeGazette Farm Editor CHICAGO I didnt think Id like this place when the train firs rolled into the Union Station bu since arrival time I like it more and more Actually this isthe first time I have been in Chicago and Im grateful to the sponsors of the trip for the opportunity of seeing the International Livestock Exposition and the wonderful sights that have beenarranged for us As far as the trip goes the only Ihing I can say its the most won derful thing that ever happened to me On the way down on the KGLO North Iowa Fair junket we had splendid accommodations good food and a heck of a lot of fun Plenty of girls too But dont forget these 411 girls in many cases know as much about farming and farm animals as we do Visit Can Company After we got settled in the Con gress Hotel located right in the loop in Chicago we were taken in chartered buses to the sprawling Continental Can Co plant south of the city and believe me I never for a minute realized how many thousands I should say millions of cans are produced daily Officials at the plant told me hey have a total of 850 employes The working conditions were ideal In fact I almost felt like dropping my plans to be a farmer to seek a job in industry I live in Burchinal and Id like 0 say hello to all the kids in thaj area I belong to Vernon Township Boys 4H Club and am 20 years Copters Rescue Seamen 22 Plucked Off Vessel HALIFAX W The crew of the wrecked Liberian freighter Cismet II was rescued by heli copter Saturday Rescuers had battled snow rough seas and high winds on the rocky north coast of Cape Breton Island since Friday The men were hauled to safety n a boatswains chair swinging elow a Canadian Navy helicopter The helicopter dodged foot coastal cliffs of the island in the ulf of St Lawrence to perform the feat Pounded by Seas The ton ship had been pounded by seas whipped up by winds of 30 to 45 miles an hour since it ran aground Friday Dispatches from the scene said the crew of 22 was saved Earlier reports had said 30 men were aboard Earlier a convoy led by a snow plow and carrying a ton of breech es buoy equipment reached the scene after pushing 100 miles through snowclogged roads from AP Wirephoto GANGWAY Governor 12 Lynchburg races through Macys toy department at their NewYork store Friday as he leads a toy raid The clerks are all nonchalant about it all but the raid actually was legitimate A winner in a TV contest John was given three minutes to pick up and carry out anything his heart desired Stinson Lfnked to Fleecing Arraignment on Monday ELDORA FranWin County At torney Keith J Stinson 33 Hamp ton Saturday was free on bond on charges he conspired to help fleece an elderly widow out of and a 320acre farm Arraignment was tentatively set for Monday morning before Dis trict Judge G R Hill Clarion A Hardin County grand jury uesday charged Stinson with con piracy but he was not arrested ntil Friday when he was served warrant by Hardin County Sher I Paul Hodgson The indictment vas kept secret by order of the ury The indictment accused Stinson conspiring with George B Ike Urges Support of Foreign Policy GETTYSBURG Pa President Eisenhower through a spokesman Saturday urged Ameri cans to support a bipartisan foreign policy no matter who wins the 1956 elections Murray Snydcr assistant White House press secretary said the President had read and approved an appeal for bipartisanship made by Sen Walter F George chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee 65 Authorities said Blackmer 69 was driving the southbound auto which went out of control and ipped on its side on the shoulder Mrs Blackmer was thrown out of the car Blackmer was reported in good condition at a hospital here Besides her husband Mrs Black mer is survived by a son Dean Hampton The remains were taken to the Conley Funeral Home at Hampton Services were tentatively set for Monday at Sandstone Minn Bankers Body Found by Rabbit Hunters CLEAR LAKE Minn Wl The body of bank cashier Kenneth Lindbergh whose disappearance touched off an extensive search by federal and state law agencies was found Friday in a snowy pas ture Three boys came up on the body partially covered with snow as they hunted rabbits Lindbergh lay frozen to the ground the snow with blood that had flowed from a bullet wound in his head NOVEL APPROACH LILLINGTON ty recorders court solicitor Neill Ross defending himself at his trial for drunkeness Friday said his accusers were misled by the fact that his face is normally SAME Won Ribbon Incidentally Bill is a brighteyed intelligent youngster who knows his way around when it comes to farm ing and its problems For example he raised a Shorthorn baby bee that captured a blue ribbon at the North Iowa Fair during the pasi I bought the calf from my father for 23 cents a pound and ialer sole it for when it weighed abou 905 he said And it was a beauty According reports in the pa pcrs things are really starting with a bang here in Chicago Friday more than 500 youngsters and the fat steers paraded into the amphi theater arena to open the 56th Inter national Livestock Exposition Cool pleasant weather made it gooc joing for the record assembly o royally bred horses cattle hog and sheep from most of the 4 states and Canada Judging ofihe 497 junior feed ing contest steers and 66 barrow will continue through Saturday afl er which professional showmen wi complete in the open Bill Bartlett is the son of Mr and Mrs Harold Bartlett who farm onehalf mile east of Burchinal Hi brother Robert has his own farm west of the town A sister Rut Ann attends high school at Clca Sydney Winds had diminished to 25 miles n hourand skies s the helicopter operation got un efway Two lifelines were strung from cliff only 25 feet away the stricken vessel But the reeches buoy was necessary to make the lines effective Throughout the night rescuers watch atop the cliff their earchlights cutting through a Jinding snowstorm At the foot of ic cliff the gulf was churned by ic winds into a boiling surf Survival Gear A Royal Canadian Air Force omber tried Friday to d r o p urvival gear to the freighter This roved impractical as the wallow ng vessel swung closer to the hore rocks The planes pilot light Officer Peter Highfield said he Kismet appeared to be still on n even keel but had several holes i her hull from the constant iounding A Canadian Navy helicopter itioted by Lt Cmdr Roger Fink vas unaMe to get close enough to he tossing ship to pluck the crew men from the decks Fink said the cliff sloped for bout 500 feet at a 75degree angle hen continued downward for another 400 feet at a lesser angle CANTOR ILL HOLLYWOOD WhComedian Ed die Cantor 63 is being treated at home for a kidney infection vhich will prevent him from ap pearing as a guest Tuesday on Milton Berles television program Woodwards Wife Cleared in Shootincj MtNEOLA N Y WA grand jury has found no evidence o crime in the death of socialite sportsman W i 1 H a m Woodward killed by a shotgun firtid by his wife Ann Tottering from the Nassau Coun ty Court House Friday night after the panel absolved her of blame in the shooting the griefworn black clad 39yearold widow had to be assisted to a car Her face and demeanor a far cry from the svelte blonde wom an who moved in societys selccl circles Mrs Woodward could only numble incoherently to waiting newsmen as she emerged from iier ordeal of telling the jury whal happened in the early hours o Sunday Oct 30 Her attorney Murray Gurfein said She now feels she can be left alone with her He was referring to the two Woodward III 1 years old and James slop1 through the shooting in their home at Oyster Bay Long Island Since the shooting following by a few hours a social gathering in honor ol the Duchess of Winclsoi at another Long Island estate Mrs Woodward had been confined to a New York hospital suffering from grief and shock Last Monday she was deemed well enough by her physician Dr John Fruiting to move to her town house in Man hattan TAKES TWO TO Joscfina Perm and Ro lando Tinia from the Philippines do the stick dance at the banquet in Osage The object of the dance is for two people who are holding the stick to try to trap the dancers See other pictures and story on inside Tvvo Boys Jump to Safety But Train Kills a Companion O M A H A ff Three boys were trapped on a railroad trestle with fast Union Paci fic mail train bearing down on them Robert Baratta 12 and James Cannon 12 looked and leaped They land ed safely three feet away on the eastbound tracks of the double span out of the path of the west bound train But for some reason Walter Ba ratta 13 brother of Robert didnt jump The train killed him We thought he jumped sobbed the Cannon boy to his mother We dont know why he Russ Tell of HBomb Blast MOSCOW UP Russia an nounced Saturday it set off the mightiest of all nuclear weapon ex plosions in recent tests in the Soviet Union An official statement said the ests were conducted with new dnds of atomic and thcrmonucleai hydrogen bomb weapons The Soviet announcement said The tests fully confirmed the pertinent scientific technical re search which showed importan achievements of Soviet scientist and engineers The last explosion of the hy drogen bomb was the most power iil of all explosions carried out sc ar In order to prevent conse quences of radioactive fallout the xplosion was made at a grea All About F 1 n ini The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with oc casional snow flurries Saturda night and Sunday Winds shifting to northerly and increasing Sat urday night and turning colder t bring cold wave conditions Sun day Low early Sunday 1018 High Sunday 2026 Mostly cloudy a n d turn ing colder with shifting wind and few snow flurries Saturda night Cloudy and much colde Sunday Low Saturday night 15 22 north 2330 extreme south Minnesota Cloudy flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Satur day Maximum 29 Minimum 14 At S a m 24 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 30 21 COiOER Farmer Says He Has Found Oil Uranium Lanca er farmer who says lie had to d omething lo keep from going jroke because of adverse farming onditions claims he lias found oil nd uranium northwest of here ear the Iowa border He has disclosed no specific esti Tates of the commercial worth of ie finds which he reports Birney Gosser said in an inter iew Friday he decided to go into he oil business because he had ost in farming operations tie last three years He has engaged the Thorpe Well DCS Moines which has set up rig and is drilling a test hole vhich presently is about 300 feet deep Gosser said some oil already has ome up with water from the test lole Gosser said he found oil slicks on the Chariton River just south of he Iowa line and followed the slicks upstream to ravines where ic has started drilling operations The Missouri farmer also claims hat a nearby area of blnck shale contains uranium He said further that two or three miles through the hills there arc several shallow coal pits which sear uranium He has obtained the help of geo ogists he said who back his con clusions regarding oiland uranium And he said if all else fails the acres he has leased in north ern Missouri and southern Iowa contains a huge hill of fire clay which a Missouri company has al ready made bids on f ewey 57 to obtain and mortgage money from Mrs Grace Potter Miller 78 Ackley Big Farm Italso charged that a 320acre arm Mrs Miller owned in Frank in County was turned over to Dewey while Stinson was acting as his attorney between Nov 24 1954 and Jan 27 1955 V Mrs Miller described as a very likeable fellow who acted as her investment agent The woman once went to Europe with him She said she turned over to him to invest in two motels at Daytona Beach Fla Dewey told officials he used of the money to buy the motels but he lost them by foreclosures because of the decisions of an unidentified partner He was arrested in Florida sast summer when Mrs Miller be came suspicious Held in Jail Dewey claimed that a kin of Mrs Miller turned her against him Dewey was charged with con spiracy by the same grand jury that indicted Stinson and his bond was increased from to 000 H T Jurgens Latimer member of tthe Franklin County board of supervisors said a meeting of the board was slated for Saturday af ternoon He said no resignation had been received from Stinson but that matter will come up at the meet Stinson serving his second term s unmarried He could not imme liatcly be reached at either his of ice or residence Saturday for com ment on the matter Dewey has been held in jail for 10 weeks following his arrest in Florida He contends any money ic received from Mrs Miller was either for the purpose of making nvestments in her behalf or for his work in connection with her travels and television appearances Tennessee Man in Fair Condition After Shooting CARTER LAKE UP A 29 yearold Memphis man was in fair condition at an Omaha hospital Saturday following a shooting in the parking lot of the Capri Club here He was identified as Jack Bald win who was suffering from a 22caliber bullet wound in the neck Police said he was shot by companion A third member of the party was a 39yearold airman from Tinker Air Force Base al Oklahoma City The airman said they had trav eled some distance in recent days finally stopping iri Omaha He saic he thought Baldwin and his assail ml were staging a goodnatured argument when the shooting oc curred inside Baldwins car The assailanl fieri Bedford Crash Takes 2nd Life BEDFORD Brain 68 Cheyenne died at a Mary ville hospital Saturday of in juries suffered in an auto accident near Bedford Friday in which his wife was killed The westbound Brain auto col lided on Highway 2 west of Bedford with an eastbound vehicle belong ing to Luther Steele 68 Jason ville Ind Steele and his wife Edith 65 were injured SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Fight   

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