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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for 1hs CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N I W S P A P E R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NilGHBORS1 Seven Copy Adoption Racket Probed MASON CtTY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 17 1956 HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday Iowa Girl on Stand WASHINGTON WThe counsel for a Senate subcommittee on juvenile delinquency says crim inal elements seeking a profit are providing babies for adoption Ernest A Mitler made the statement Wednesday during a hearing which included testimony that fees ranging from to were asked from couples wanting to adopt children Mitler said the Judiciary Sub committee has evidence that a small group of lawyers in Chi cago has been operating on al most a nationwide basis The group is considering a bill aimed at federal regulation of interstate adoption s Foster Parents Two young women whose iden tity was shielded by a wooden screen testified that Chicago At torney Gale L Marcus had a hand in placing their babies One an unmarried mother said she un derstood Marcus received from the foster parents in New York She said the attorney gave her The other who said her two children were not by her husband said the childrens father told her Marcus would arrange for the adoption and give her She said she did not receive the money but worked for Marcus wife for a time as a a week maid This witness was a 19yearold brunette from Council B I u s Iowa and the committee referred to her only as Miss apparently an assumed name She said she consented to adop tion of her children because she was weary of living on Aid to De pendent Childrenfunds in Potta wattamie Cdunty Chicago Hearing Marcus himself declined to dis cuss these or any other cases saying to do so woidd violate the lawyerclient privilege He also declined to say where he was last July when Mitler said the sub committee tried unsuccessfully to summon him to a Chicago hear ing Marcus said he was on vacation and was not concealing himself but he declined to answer saying it was not pertinent when he was asked the question Were you on the boat of Robert Nelson states attorney for Lake County when the hearing was held Another witness without giving her name said she was a report er for the Chicago American who had posed as a New York mar ried woman seeking to adopt a baby She said one Chicago lawyer whom she named as Abraham Rabichow fixed a price of Another she identified as Eman uel Gordon first asked she said but later increased the amount to after she told him her supposed husband had received a dishonorable discharge from the Air Force She said both said they could provide babies Ptper CoatUtt at Two On Refugee From Moscow Testifie Sa w Secret Record s PARIS PROMENADEJauntily swinging a casein the best style of a boulevardier former President Truman visits a Pans sidewalk cafe he frequented during World War I when he was in the artillery Truman Thursday visited an American cemetery a short distance from the b rench capital Catlin Remains Candidate for Senate Despite Sift APPLETON Wis affect my he said Catlin Jr said Wednesday night He plans to go before the GOP he would not let charges of un State Convention in Milwaukee ethical conduct in parole and May 2526 to seek the conven pardon cases interfere with his tions endorsement he said candidacy for the Republican Catlin seeks Republican nomi Senate nomination Catlin 46 an attorney here and speaker of the Wisconsin nation for the Senate seat now held by Sen Alexander Wiley The charges of unethical con Assembly was accused Wed duct were made public by the nesday of accepting money to wisconsin Supreme Court at use his political influence in an MadisonIn them the Wiscon attempt to win freedom for sin State Board of Bar Corn state prison inmates nmsioners named Catlin in four p from inmates He declared he actedWv as allesmg that he ac j oniy as rpnfnH t tmrr a lawyer and not as a political figure He denied all the charges I have no intention of let j UOCJUJJJ ting these unfounded charges freedom at the state prison and unspe cified sums from five other prisoners or their families to use his influence to gain their FBI Nabs Last Two Brinks Suspects Finance Proposal Studied Plan to Aid Colleges DES MOINES flA recommen dation that the Legislature author ize the State Board of Regents to issue general revenue bonds for financing capital improvements at state educational institutions was one of many presented to the Iowa Tax Study Committee Thurs day The recommendations were made by the committees Board of Regents Subcommittee in a threepart report The committee discussed the report with 15 rep resentatives of the institutions and the board including the presi dents of the three schools No decisions were reached and the discussion did not cover many of the points in the 34page re port The committee is working toward recommendations to make to the Legislature on tax revision Building Fee The capital improvements fi nancing section of the report also recommended Requiring a building fee pay ment from students at the three schools that the Legislature ap propriate about for the year beginning July 1 1957 to get the plan started prior to the time the general revenue bond plan could start operating and that the Legislature take action to amend the State Constitution to permit borrowing by the state for up to 40 years and permit pledging ol general state revenue to the re payment of debt The plan contemplates charging students at SUI ISC and ISTC a building fee of per semester hour or per quarter hour to raise funds to cover principal and interest on the bonds In the section of the report deal Convict Slain in Rioting at FLORIDA PRISON three seriously wounded and eight let seriously shot Sinclair smd the ringleaders would not say what the we in hand Wadn I0m tha first refused Wednesday to eat a lunch composed mainly of beans They did not eat supper but ate breakfast Thursday morning then went out into the basebaU which i on one side of the prison aun nH Ws with shot Sid n Ot t0 Was Ported Buf they TU u wn the doors and began looting the p i he shooting cam then and the convicts fled back to the o open Extended Foreign Aid Power Nixed day Anniversary of Historic Decison Finds U S Split Bjr TI1E ASSOCIATED TRESS The second anniversary of the Supreme Courts historic decision public schools arrived Thursday with millions of Americans still split wide apart on the issue Rallies speeches and dinners celebrating the event were sched uled in numerous places across the country The National Assn for the Advancement of Colored People and religious groups were among those hailing the day ing with tuitions and growth of the institutions said the committee Brinks robbery They were held on bond each ri i J i UU11Q Thomas P Richardson 49 and James I Faherty 45 Dorchester district flat were 6 On a chairjTearJhe supper table were three towelcovered which they did not have Attorney Tells of Bombing Threat DES MOINES ft A D e s Moines attorney interested in a backtowork movement in the John Deere Des Mofnes Works strike testified at a hearing Wed nesday that an anonymous tele phone caller had threatened to dynamite his home The witness S David Peshkin appeared before a threeman board appointed by Gov Leo Hoegh in an effort to arbitrate the 17weekold strike After Wednesdays session the board by a 21 vote recessed un til 10 Friday at the request of Robert W Johnston Chicago regional director of the United Auto Workers The striking union is UAW Local 450 Dog Catcher Beaten Up Woman Is Fined ALBERT LEA Kui per paid a fine Thursday for beating up the dog catcher James Doty said the woman beat him with a garden rake and threatened his life with a garden fork He said he stopped by the house to tell her to tie up a mon grel dog which had snapped at pissersby Agents Available at Council Bluffs DES MOINES Safetj Commissioner Clinton Moyer say state agents will be available tc investigate law enforcement in Pottawattamie County as long as they are needed Moyers statement was prompt ed by a grand jury report at Coun cil Bluffs Wednesday that there is evidence of some questionable activities in the county The grand jury indicted two barten ders on charges of violating state liquor laws Two Perish in Fire at Boise Theater BOISE Idaho broke out in an amateur theater Wed nesday night and quickly gutted the wooden structure killing two stage technicians An audience of some 275 filed out quickly with out panic The technicians ap parently were trapped they returned to the buildii if everyone was out see SAME i Black fUf Irafdo In pan hoiri time to reach The agents entered the three story brick building disguised as workmen and chance travelers Fortyfive seconds later they had handcuffs on the muchsought pair Outside the building another score of FBI agents equipped with shortwave radio waikie talkies and an arsenal of arms and ammunition stood ready to shoot it out if necessary It wasnt necessary The two men were taken so quietly from the building that a childrens street ball game not far away wasnt even interrupted The agents confiscated the meager contents of the bedroom citchenbathroom flat including in rolled coins stored in hrec beer cartons Authorities could not say imme diately if the money was part of the Brinks loot taken Jan 17 1950 There was indication police said that the men had been holed up in the flat for about months while a nationwide search was under way for them The hideout is less than 10 miles from the Brinks water ront headquarters where masked unnien robbed six employes of he biggest cash loot in United States criminal history Early Thursday district attor ey investigators picked up a man they identified as Thomas lallou 27 Quihcy on suspicion hat he served as courier bring ng Richardson and Faherty food nd liquor It is the feeling of the sub committee that the recent in creases in tuition are fully justi fied and still further increases should be given serious consider The Serious Thoughf subcommittee said also serious thought should be given to possibly removing from the category of compulsory fee pay ments such things as fees for ad mission to athletic events and other student activities This section of the report also cited a decline in the percentage of tuitions and fees going for edu cational expenditures In the same section the report went into duplications of courses by the institutions and said it couldnt understand why the State University of Iowa and Iowa State College should offer full programs in the same fields The third part of the report dis cussed space utilization It rec ommended that in view of ex pected increases in enrollments and the heavy tax loads borne by the residents of Iowa and the present level of tuition the normal school week should be extended from five to five and a half days House Foreign Affairs Committee Thurs deny President Eisenhowers request for toneterm foreign aid authority It agreed on a statement of intent to continu ComnTunisV yeartoyear basis as lone as necessary to figh TKe committee also voted to cut in half the 200 million dollar SPCCal economic nid funds for Asia lh It said these funds should be distributed in loans or surplu goods not given away a money grants Eisenhower asked for 100 mil lion dollars for special economic aid funds for the Middle East and 100 million for Asia for the fiscal year starting next July 1 The committee voted instead to lump the two Into a single IOC million dollar fund and comhin this with the 143 million dollar sftfp ecoadniie develop ment assistance for other parts o the world It said this uid should be available only on a loan basis or in the form of surplus agricul tural commodities The administration had sough1 freedom to use this 243 millions either in the form gifts or loans The amendment was spon sored by Rep Vorys of Ohio a senior committee Republican Chairman Richards DSC an nounced the double blow to the administrations for eign aid bill after a closed com mittee session lie said the vote on longterm authority for specific foreign aid major feature of the not unanimous but was quite lopsided against the Presi dents request Still ahead of the committee is the question of cutting Eisenhow ers request for three billion dol lars for arms nid abroad The military assistance request times as much as Con gress voted for the purpose last expected to catch the mint of congressional fund cut ting It is the biggest item in the Down South meetings were planned to denounce the Supreme Court action Among them White Citizens Councils scheduled meet ings in four Alabama cities to observe Black for the anniversary of the deci sion handed down on Monday May 17 1954 The meetings were set in Birmingham Selma Phe nix City and Haynesville Nebraskan Held on Arson Charge SIOUX CITY L Ball 22 South Sioux City Neb was arraigned Wednesday in Mu nicipal Court on a charge of set ting three fires at the Hotel War nor Judge Berry Sisk set 2 Tuesday as the date for prelimi nary hearing Ball was jailed in heu of bond Ball was charged with arson after he signed a statement ad mitting he set the three fires here and five at South Sioux City ATOM BLAST At Wlrcijiliolo Observers on the MMS Narvik watch the fa miliar mushroom cloud climb into the sky after an atomic de vice was set off Wednesday in the Monte Bello Islands off Aus tralia About men took part in the test Huge Loss in Drake Fire DES MOINES esti mated at between and was done by fire to a Hiestory wooden building housing rake Universitys ticket office but valuable athletic records were not hurt The lire broke out late Wednes day afternoon in the structure lo cated of W Dtsike ieldhouse1 and just east of the university stadium Within five minutes of discov ry flames were bursting through he roof Windows irt the ficld were broken by the intense icat The fire spread from the center f the building reaching n quonscl Iriicture at the rear and a row f offices in front Firemen said icre was no evidence of arson ut an investigation of the cause f the blaze was continuing Drake acquired the building nown as Indiana Hall about ears ago as war surplus and loved it to its present location bout four years ago Extended Treatment Slated for Mrs Luce NEW YORK Ambassa or Clare Boothe Luce 53 who cturncd suddenly from her Rome ost because of illness has been vised to remain here for treat icnt for the next two months Dr Milton Rosenbluth her phy Eisenhower h a s sicinn said Thursday Mrs Luco i f f I f i i CONFIRM NOMINATION WASHINGTON WThe Senate en teritis which appears to be re lated to an infection of the liver which she had while abroad She j r OJIL oiil Ihursday confirmed Rex C Robhas as well a moderately severe nson s nomination for the post iron deficiency anemia probably rluc to the same cause All About i m LJ The Weather Mason City Fair through Friday Low Thursday night 4649 High Friday lower 70s Iowa Fair Thursday night cool er southeast low 40s northeast 50s southwest Partly little change in temperature Friday with scattered showers likely extreme north portion Minnesota Partly cloudy cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 71 Minimum Wednesday night 49 At 8 a m Thursday 59 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 Papers Taken in U S Solons Hear New Evidence From Our Wire WASHINGTONScnnte Invest gators Thursday disclosed testi inony of a Russian refugee who said he saw thousands of top secret U S documents on radar in Moscow during World War JI The Senate Internal Security subcommittee made public testi mony given secretly by the Rus sian who goes under the as sumed name of E Andriyvc Tha subcommittee said he was afraid to testify publicly It also heard chemist Harry L Black Newark testify thnt he gave industrial secrets to So viet agents from 1933 to 1940 and first introduced atomic spy Harry Gold to the Russians Feared for Life Black said he grew dissatisfied with the Russians In 1940 but feared he killed if ha broke away The Andriyve testimony said that in 1944 he was a researcher in the Signal Corps Military Re search Institute in Moscow with Iho job of examining foreign doc uments brought to him by the sec ret police Ho said the documents 90 per cent ofthom of origin dealt with electronic tubes used in radar sets and with telephone communications The refugee said the Russians nlso had descriptions of the U S ground control approach systcia for landing aircraft and artil lery He said most of the documents were classified either secret top secret or con fidential Andriyvc said most of the docu ments clearlyoriginated in tha United States But he could re call only two sources The Army Signal Corps laboratories at Ft Monmouth N and the Radio Corporation of America Secret Police Subcommittee counsel Robert Morris totd reporters he could not say whether the documents reached the Russians through spies or lendlease But he noted Lhat they reached Andriyva through the secret police Gold a former Philadelphia chemist who is serving a 30year prison sentence as an atomic spy told the subcommittee on April 26 that while he was working for tha Pennsylvania Sugar Co in Phila delphia in J934 Black had asked him to obtain information for tha Russians on company processes He quoted Black as telling him that if he would obtain details of these processes Ill see they ara turned over to the Soviet Gold said he agreed to the re quest and later went on to serva as an atomic spy THE Newspaperboys leave the GlobeGazette Building with the B Saturdav in Days The edition carricdth c Mmneaota of the bargains Thursday Friday and n merchandise for the farm and home is being Fnn Gary McCauley Mearle Rasmusson Donald Eugene Lotta Douglas Klindt Lynn Balek and Larry Klindt Penny Boost in FirstClass Air Mail Approved WASHINGTON UP T h House Post Office Committee voted Thursday to increase first class letter postage from 3 to 4 cents It would air mail from 6 to 7 cents A committee member said tha vote in a closed meeting on air mail rates was very Ha said there were a few votes to spare in favor of the first class increase Committee Chairman Tom Mur ray DTenn said the commit tee would meet again next Tues d a y and well get out a bill The administration has been seeking the increase for two years Delay HBomb Blast at Last Minute USS MT McKINLEY Off Bi kini Friday winds Friday caused another lastminute postponement of the hydrogen bomb test for at least two more days This was ninth postponement of the drop   

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