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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL m P PM N CITY GLOBE newspaper that makes all North lowans Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 30 W2 l yVS 4 HOME EDITION neighbors UOc ConritU of rour SccttoMScctloa u JV kill er is on fa rm Gayno Gilbert Smith 24 methodical slayer of five relatives was cap tured Wednesday after a farmer tracked him for more than four miles through rugged hilly coun try Smith had eluded capture since Saturday night when he killed five members of the Andrew Mc Beth Jamily at their farm near Martinsburg Officers found the fugitive hid ing in some baled hay on the Pete Natheny farm near the en trance to Lake Wapello State Park about 10 miles east of here Smith was not armed but he ignored orders to comeout of the barn and had to be dug out arid dragged from beneath the baled hay Pete Smith a farmer began tracking the fugitive about day break after noticing a strange unshaven man walking near his farm Hot time in the old town Jazz fete at capital By RICHARD SPONG GlotMGazette Editorial Research Bureau As everybody knows who has been here in the summer Washington can be a very hot town indeed This weekend its going to be an international Hot Town Its a long way from Funky Butt Hall in New Orleans to Washingtons Constitutional Hall by the Daughters of the American jazz has got it made Dinah Washington is going to sing from the platform once denied M a r i an Anderson Culturally the Nations Capital 4 in ay very well be the laaast stop on of jazz The First International Jnz Festival as it is being aU vertised is a rather curious ag ion talent ranging fromthe Cannonball quintet to Gerry Mulligan to Duke Ellington to finally the National Symphony Ofchestraj It is being presented under most proper of auspices the Presidents Music Committee of the PeopletoPeople pro gram The chairman is Mrs Jouett Shouse more usually as sociated with symphonic music The First International Jazz Festival promises to be a good deal more staid thanprevious Washington jazz bashes These have been modest affairs put on at local hotels for the benefit of a settlem ent nous e The festival will use the Wash ington Coliseum a former hockey hall and still another auditorium in addition to Con stitution Hall The fourday pro gram ranges from symphonic jazz to gospel There appears to be a good deal of emphasis on the symphonic with Duke Ellingtons band sitting in at one point with the National Symphony The ads speak of peopleconducting an art often considered anathema to jazz The hosts include Duke Elling ton Howard Mitchell conductor of the National Symphony and Elder Solomon Lightfoot Michaux longa Washington gospel evangelist Ominously Bobby Darin is listed as nar rator of an introduction to jazz but there are cheerful reports that he may betoo in disposed to make the scene The gospel program features Lang stoa Hughes dramatic Black Nativity Thrown in as lagniappe will be four performances of the world premiere of the Jazz Ballet Theatre This is sup posed to be at least onethird pure improvisation under the direction of Lee Becker to the sounds of Dixieland bebop pro gressive jazz and ragtime and one way or another this would be something to see Festival isnt going to be really all that international although the State Department did manage to come up with The Wreckers from Warsaw Chris Barbers British sextet will appear as wilt Tubby Hayes also from Britain Associated with the festival be jazz exhibits at the Na tionalGallery and the Smith sonian Institution ftie latter in cluding an original recording of blues singer Blind Lemon Jef ferson And the Church of the Epiphany will have a jazz liturgical service on Sunday REVERSING stead of following the normal procedure 5yearold David Holloway gives astronaut Scott Carpenter his autograph Carpenter was signing auto graphs in a restaurant in his home town of Boulder Colo when David son of Mayor John P Holloway came throughwith the reverse pro Its the first time Ivejever been given an auto graph said Carpenter N ews in a v jjWvit utshell FROM OUR W1BE SERVICES j f t Advisers found VIENTIANE Two missingU S mili tary been found and to safe ty from an Ban Houei Saiwnere pro Communist rebels have routed Laotian govern ment troops in a new of fensive Probe ordered HURON S D Gov er n m ent investigators probed the South Dakota A g r i cultural Stabiliza tion and Conservation Service committee fol lowingthe forced resig nationsoif two officials for taking a trip at the of a seed c o m pany Called tools MOSCOW Soviet Premier Khrushchev at tacked t h e U S Peace Corps the Alliance for Progress and tho Euro pean Common Maiket as tools of the imperial ists Riot at raceway YONKERS N Nearly 1000 trotting track fans yelling fix rioted at Yonkers Race way forcing cancellation of the last race and caus ing an estimated 000 damage The man agement of the raceway refunded all bets on the ninth race which was called shortly before midnight when hundreds of fans invaded the track when odds were shifted at the last moment SAME Salt I Dcyitrlmul Lake boy burned by live wire High line gives way Photo On 22 CLEAR LAKE Roger Nel son 12 a GlobeGazette carrier boy and son of Mr and Mrs T E Nelson was in critical condition Wednesday at a Ma son City hospital after being seriously burned Tuesday after noon when a live electrical wire fell on him According to the attending physician the boy had elec trical burns about the face arms hands chest and legs The accident happened about pm at the corner of 7th Ave N and N 9th St Michael Ploy 10 son of Mr and Mrs Marlowe Floy one of the first on the scene said several boyswere playing un derneath andwatching burning electrical wireorj7th Ave The wire was emitting sparks and fire Michaelsaid Roger was running when the wire fell dh him and he fell down in the street V Elmer who was mow ing grass about a block away said his attention was first con centrated upon the fire in the frees He said he walked toward the corner and then saw the boy lying in the street face down on the wire Moffett used a branch to pull the wire away Floy an employe of Inter state Power Co said the wire was carrying about 1200 volts The Nelson boy had completed carrying papers in the 14th 15th and 16th St and 2nd Ave N area and was on his way home Hewas taken to the hospital by SnelPs ambulance The fire department answered the call for a resuscitator which was not used The boy regained consciousness after being ad mitted to the hospital He has a twin brother Rus sell who is also a carrier boy Millions turn to the outdoors Americans by the millions Wednesday paused to honor their dead then turned to the joy of livmg on this Memorial Day with outings to parks beaches mountains lakes ers and the sea shore The weather generally w a ideal The National Safety Council estimated that as many as 12C might die in traffic ac cidents during the 30hour holi day period which began at 6 pm Tuesday and will continue through midnight Wednesday At 11 am Thursday the toll stood at 30 in traffic 1 boating 2 drowning and 3 miscellaneous for a total of 36 Britain will admit r world citizen Davis LONDON UPI World citizen Garry Davis who gave up his American citizenship to protest nationalism has won permission to live in Britain Davis 40yearold son of so cietybandleader Meyer Davis renounced his American citizen ship in 1958 because he felt na tionalities a n d nationalism were wrong He has wandered the world ever since fusing his homemade world passport to get into such countries as India Pakistan and Iran and his own world credit notes to settle bills at such conven tional establishments as Lon dons Savoy Hotel The trail led through timber and across hilly fields covered with scrub brush The fugitive was tracked to the Walter Cantrell farm about three miles from where farmer Smith started out Then he continued to track Smith another mile and a half to the barn where he sought refuge Cantrell called authorities but said his wife wouldnt let him help track the fugitive She was pret ty worried he said Smiths capture ended a three day search for him in this south ern Iowa area where he had fled after the Saturday night slayings of the relatives with whom he had lived Authorities said he used a com bination 410 shotgun and 22 cali ber rifle to kill Andrew R Mc Beth 51 an uncle Dora McBeth 42 an aunt twin cousins Amos and Anna 19 and another cous in Mrs Donna Jen Kellogg 17 The twins and Mrs Kellogg a divorcee were children of Mr and Mrs McBeth Patsy Lou McBeth 15 another daughter was wounded in the arm She escaped from the shoot ing at the farm house and noti fied authorities of the murders Smith has been charged with murder in Keokuk County District Court at Sigourney No reason for the slayings has been learned was being returned to Sig ourney by officers His capture came less than six hours before mass funeral services for the victims were to be held in the auditor ium of Hedrick High School The captureVameafter three nights of searching had failed up a traceof the accused mass slayer an ex perienced hunter and crack slfot who knew this coon hunting country well A heavily armed posse had tramped through the area by day and set1 up circling patrols at night in an area west of here wherehis car had been aban doned Smith apparently slipped through the ring of officers or got clear before the ring was closed but he didnt get very far even though he managed to elude capture until the fourth day of the search Authorities checked out every tip and shred of evidence be fore the break came Iowa Highway Patrol Lt Floyd Carver said Smith did not seem remorseful but was rather meek and polite He says sir to everything He did not deny the shoot ings and we did not accuse him of it Carver said However he said Smith at one point claimed that his gun was stolen last Friday the day be fore he allegedly turned on his family without apparent reason On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 547 Comics 1920 North Iowa News 21 Clear Lake 2223 Latest Markets 30 Mason City News 3031 WE HAVENT FORGOTTEN Tiny Jli H CITSSS fpref heroic war dead provide silent but reverent testimony that the living have not for photo by gotten Peaceful scene is at Memorial Park Cemetery dnMemoritl Day 1962 memorial PARTLY CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursdaywith widely scattered showers or thunder shovyers Av little cooler high lower 70s tonight in 50s much1 temperature change Thursday Icwa Partly cloudy through Thursday Widely scattered showers or thunderstorms mostly north and east A lit tle cooler and less humid over most of state through tonight High Wednesday 60s north west to lower 70s southeast Low Wednesday night in 50s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal north to near normal south Thursday through next Monday Normal lows are in Ihe 50s and normal highs in the 70s Continued moderate tempera tures with no major daily changes Rainfall will average 25 to 50 of an inch south and 50 to 75 of an inch north in scattered thundershowers most ly at the end of the period I GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 75 Minimum 55 At 8 a m 65 Sunrise Sunset 7 44 NEW YORK AP rThe stock market took a muchneededrest Wednesday after a dizzy whirl in which it rallied from its steepest dive since 1929 v Stock exchanges are closed for he Memorial Day holiday 4 The swirling rally Tuesday aft jrnoon recovered almost all of he ground lost Monday JnVthe worst price collapse in 33 years But investors and brokers had his question to ponder Will the r ally j carry through Thursday There was no way of generated will be sufficient to hurdle the holiday breather Some brokers weri optimistic but conceded it would be an up tiill struggle to sustain an advance in a market that has been declin ing sincemidMarch A sudden surge of Jbuying by mutual funds and other institu ions sparked the rally u The advance bluechip stocks in tKe vanguard jerked Wall Street from a shroud of gloom Brokers on the floor and spectators in the gallery at New York Stock Exchange cheered as the closingbell rang at pm But itwasnt p m hat the exchanges swamped high speed ticker tape spun out the re port on the final transaction In the remarkable DoV Jones 30 indust rial issues spurted2703 to 60396 corningclose to wipingout Mon daysloss of The was t LONDON es of Britain and Europe bounced back strongly Wednesday lin the wake of Wall Streets recovery Buying orders poured London Exchange tothe point where most of the previous days losses were retrieved space of two hours The Financial Times Index of 30 industrial common shares which had slumped 18 points Tuesday rebounded 16 points by lunch time There is a mad rush to get back in one busy jobber told newsmen In Zurich where even blue chip bank stocks had been badly hit confidence also returned quickly Soon after trading on the bourse began prices were virtually back to levels which prevailed before the onsetof the panictinged sell ing Buyers appeared in large num ber in Frankfurt to take advan tage of what they regarded as bargainbasement prices prevail ing after the shakeout Gains of 20 to 40 points quickly developed through much of the German stock list In Paris buying stabilized stock prices on thebourse a few min utes after openingIn some cases there were substantial markups Oil and some auto shares along with Suez company i issues had virtually made up the1 losses fered during the past two days The Rome market which had shed an overall 5 per cent of pa per values more than half of the losses Officials of the Brussels Stock Exchange which opened fair ly buoyant decided to stay open for trading on Friday normally a holiday in order to give prices a chance to find stable levels Leading sfiares on the Amster dam exchange rallied well Royal Dutch quickly climbed to 132 guilders up 10 Unilever 14250 up 105 and Phillips 710 up 38 European markets closed Tues day too early to get the news of the big rally in New York The first to reflect the Wall Street re vival tendency were Canadian ex changes which are more closely geared to New York Bulletin INDIANAPOLIS A wreck in the northwest turn eliminated four cars early in the Indianapolis 500mile race Wednesday The only driver injured was Jack Turner Se attle His left big toe was smashed In jet airliner blast over Iowa Killforprofit plot likely U1 XT T7TTTTT T CENT ERVILLE Federal probers were so con vinced Wednesday that an ap parent bomb caused the crash of a jet airliner last week killing 45 persons that they broke precedent and released the bulk of the wreckage to insurance adjusters In Washington D C Civil Aeronautics Board Chairman Alan Boyd assured the Senate Aviation subcommittee that the cause of the blast which sent a Continental Airlines Boeing 707 plunging 39000 feet into a gullcy near Unionville Mo May 22 willbe identi fied Boyd said the FBtVs fairly good evidence of a killforprofit Edward E Slattcry Jr pub lic information officer for the CAB at the crash scene near here said the wings engines and bulk of the fuselage of the jet were being released to Continentals insurance com pany Only the mockups of the tail section where the blast occurred in a rear wash room would be withheld Originally the CAB ordered the wreckage impounded for 45 days in the event additional investigations of the cause were needed However Slat terysaidthat Ithe CAB feels the cause of the crash was so absolutely determined that ad ditional investigations of the bulk of the wreckage would be unnecessary It was an open secret that the Federal Bureau of Inves tigation was looking into the background of several passen gers aboard the plane to de termine whether one or more might have brought aboard a dynamitelike explosive put it into a waste disposal conv partment in the planes right rear washroom lit a short fuse and returned to a seat before the blast When asked whether a love triangle might be involved in the apparent sabotage plot Slattery said We just dont know right now He added job of the FBI to find out The blast was so violent Boydsaid that a side wall of the plane blew straight out and a hostess strapped in a scat nearby was struck by particles of metal like shrapnel The tail of the plane was severed from the fuselage by the blast It was revealed at Kansas City Mo that one of the pas sengers f o r m er cosmetics salesman Thomas G Doty Merriam Kan had been scheduled for a court appear ance last Friday on charges of robbery and carrying a concealed weapon Doty and a woman passen ger aboard the plane Geneva Fraley 32 had been fellow employes of the cosmetics firm It was reportedthat Doty planned a business part nership in a home furnishings store with the petite blond mother of two who was mar ried to a mechanic Dotyt also was married and the father of one child rally hailed But will it i continue an billion dollars was ddedto the quoted value of stockslisted oh the New York Stock Exchange Thiserased he bulk of Mondays loss of aillion Trading volume skyrocketed to 1475 million shares second only to the 16410030 on Black Tues day the Octt29 1929crash Mon days totalwas 935rniltion Tbe trading covered 1399 issues arecord exceedingthe mark of 1375 De clines outnumberedadvances 637 to630 f Big gams were posted on the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange in San Francisco in one of the big gest trading days in its history Keith Funston president of the New York sighr seemgjin San Antonio Tex after a speech saidthe rally may be a good sign but declined to venture an opinionon market might do next No government action was tak i to stem the decline when it wax in progress President Kennedy expressed concern but said he felt the economy was sound He had said earlier he felt the market would move along with the econ omy The stock markets decline has been blamed on many things suspicion that business will fall in to recession in 1963 the Kennedy administrations attitude toward business the opiruWthat stock prices were too high in relation to earnings the feeling that com petition from the European Com mon Market will tighten the profit squeeze onAmerican industry Sgt York shows an improvement il NASHVILLE Tenn Sgt Alvin n York 74 the one man War I was weak bi comfortably in a Wednesday after a siege of internal bleed ing York was rushed when his hometown doctor was unable to stem the bleeding Hes tough saidDr Guy Pinkley We pumped a lot of blood into him and we may have to give him more COMING TO YOU LIVE HOUSTON Tex Mrs A B Jordan and her three chil dren saw a tail moving across the TV screenTuesday and it wasnt a part of any program Gathering her nerve Mrs Jordan took a stick and jabbed a twofoot snake off the pitcure tube inside set and beat it to death   

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