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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Piesi Unlled Prcsi Full Wirei MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 12 1W2 lOc a Paper Consists of Thret No Find body of Gayn os kin SIGOURNEY UP A body believed by authorities to be that of Gayno Smiths stepmother was found under a house in Hedrick Tuesday Sheriff John Wallerich said The stepmother Mrs Juanita Smith 45 has been missing since September Smith is being held in Sigourney on five mur der charges involving the massacre of his uncle aunt and three teenage cousins The jshenff said the body was found under the house in which Smith 24 and his stepmother had lived for two weeks until last September Mrs Smith divorced May 11961 from Gaynos father Andrew Smith has been missing since Septem ber However no fear had been felt for her until last April when members of the family failed to receive their usual birthday cards from her Wallerich said Gayno Smith had admitted fatally shooting his uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Andrew McBeth and three of their four children The fourth Patsy Mc beth 15 was wounded and identi fied Gayno as the slayer the sheriff said Aguinaldo back in spotlight Philippines still miffed By DON C BECKER MANILA aged in valid was the central figure as the Philippines celebrated its new Independence Day Tues day Gone were the firecrackers exploding with Philippine and American flagswaving side by side The Fourth of July is out in the Philippines and frail old Gen Emilio Aguinaldo 93 is in There was no display of ill feelings however President Kennedy cabled message of congratulations from Washing ton and US Ambassador Wil liam E Stevenson received round of applause Gen Aguinaldo from his wheel chair reenacted his his rr tL I Bachelor Quorf ESCAPE FROM is a diagrammed view from water level of unbreakable Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay Three prisoners escaped Photofax from there Tuesday touching off a massive man hunt toric proclamation of Indepen dence from Spain first made on June 12 1898 Until last month the Philip pines always celebrated July 4 as Independence Day That was the day the U S granted this one time Spanish colony its au tonomy in 1946 And as any American can tell you July 4 is the same date the U S cele brates its independence from England That was changed however after the US House of Repre sentatives defeated the US million Philippine war damage bill A revised bill is being pre pared for passage Highly indignant about the de feat which he considered a per sonal slap in the face Philip pine President Diosdado Maca pagal said this year the Philip Gayno has denied any knowl edge of his stepmothers where abouts He and his stepmother had lived in Martmsburg a year ago and had moved to the Hedrick house in September The second Mrs Smiths 1955 automobile has been parked in front of the house ever since Authorities have searched the premises and sought information about the missing woman since Gaynos capture near Lake Wap ello on Memorial Day His capture in a barn climaxed a threeday manhunt for him in southeast Iowa Mrs Smith was reported miss ing last week by her sister Mrs Irene Brown of Robins Iowa She told Sheriff Wallerich a check of various sources indicated the woman dropped from sight last fall Three flee Alcatraz SAN FRANCISCO Three bank caped during the night from Al catraz Federal Prison in San Francisco Bay the prison said Tuesday The prison said the threewere missing at bed check Monday night Officials on the rocky island prison told police the men ar ranged their beds to make it appear they were occupied If the three succeeded in es caping they would be the first convicts known to have done it since Alcatraz became a civil ian prison in 1934 It takes 10 minutes to get here and 20 years to get back one convict once remarked Some 250 of the nations most dangerous convicts are housed in the buffcolored cell blocks on the 12acre island It is sepa rated from the mainland by a mile and a half of cold tide swept waters Escape had been attempted previously by 20 convicts Five were shot Twelve were recap tured Aaron Walter 28 N pines would celebrate June as Independence Day 12 Independence day in the Phil ippines was always a joint cele bration by Americans and Fili pinos American flags were just as common as Philippine flags This year salesmen had only a few American flags and they appeared faded There was a big demand for Philippine flags however and small flags flew from autos all over the city One American flag was seen flying upside down on an auto The change in date was a re buke to the US but it brought a sparkle to the fading eyes of Gen Aguinaldo Photographs taken more than 60 years ago reveal Gen Agui raldo as a crewcut hardfaced man with a powerful jaw and an acutely determined appear ance He was elected by Philip pine rebej forces as an officer 1894 and he earned a repu tation of being fearless in at tacks on Spanish garrisons JTor four years the Filipinos fought the Spanish who were then stepping down after centuries of being a colonial force Gen Aguinaldo was chosen as the rebel forces leader when they attacked the Spanish gar risons in Cavite province and then others On June 12 1898 with the Spanish on the run Gen Aguinaldo declared the Philippines independent of Spain Aguinaldo soon became the president of the first Philippine republic but it was short lived The Spanish unilaterally ceded the Philippines to the United States Gen Aguinaldo went on to fight the Americans but his capture on March 23 1901 marked the formal end of the first Philippine republic Gen Aguinaldo never did rise to the same heights in later life In 1935 he was defeated by Manuel T Quezon for the presi dency of the commonwealth WalSerich asked Gayno about he whereabouts of his stepmoth er and was told She said some thing about going to California The sheriff searched the house in Hedrick found all oL the wom ans clothes gone and no indica tion that she had met with foul play In Des Moines rT A Thomp son chief of the Iowa Bureauof Criminal Investigation said the body was found about noon Tues day in a three foot hole at an outside corner of the house Thompson said there has been no positive identification of the body because itis decomposed He said it was believed to be that of Mrs Smith Gayno Smith has not been talked to yet about this body Thompson told a hastily called news conference office The state crime bureau is aid ing Keokuk County authorities in the Thompson said there were indi cations that Gayno possibly was involved because authorities have uncovered records showing he had some transactions concerning Mrs Smiths property and money Officers earlier had found Mrs Smiths glasses purse and bear ing aid inside the house Thomp son said this led officers to doubt she had left for the West Coast Pilfered penguins prefer parties NEW YORK UPI Four Bronx zoo penguins have been kidnaped recently by partygiv ers who felt the tails birds would mix well with people Officials said Tuesday the birds disappeared from the zoos penguin plaza and were ound later at parties and other functions unharmed and appar ently enjoying human society To prevent further kidnap pings and violence to other birds and animals by vandals the zoo las purchased a patrol car which will prowl the 252acre grounds at night Ruling party loses ground in Italy ROME AP Italys ruling Christian Democratic party lost ground Tuesday in returns from municipal elections that provided test of Pre mier Amintore Fanfanis turn to the left Fanfani had appealed for victo ry as an endorsement of his centerleft national government formed three months ago But fi nal results from the 34 largest ci ties and towns in the election representing 2467099 of the total 3 million votes the four allied parties 493 per cent of the vote ews in B utshell FROM OUK WKE SERVICES Income climbs WASHINGTON average factory workers pay and npiKfarm em ployment climbed to new record highs during May The Labor Department reported the average fac tory workers weekly pay rose to 9720 last month increase of 57 cents a week over the previous peak achieved last De cember and more than a year ago More Red spies Russia has sent a fourth ship laden with electron ic devices to spy on Americas nuclear tests in the vicinity of Christ mas Island the Defense Department said Chiari arrives President Roberto F Chiari of Panama ar rived for a threeday visit during which he is expected to seek greater benefits for his country from operation of the Panama Canal 79 identified PARIS Nineteen American victims of the Air France jet airliner crash at O r 1 y Field on June 3 have been posi tively identified A total of 130 persons including 121 Americans from the Atlanta Ga area were killed when the i plane crashed while taking off for the United States More homes afire NELSON B C Doukho bpr women set f i re to nine more homes in Kres tova and Claybrick B C The fires brought to more than 75 the num ber of dwellings de stroyed since Friday in their efforts to force the government to allow them to migrate to other areas of Canada On the inside Editorials Page i Clear Lake News 7 Society News 81 Sports1314 North fowa News 15 11 Mason City News2021 from 1958 Missouri post office robber cirowncd in an attempt to swim the rock in September His body wasfound 14 days later In 1937 Ralph Coe and Theodore Cole vanished after an escape effort Paul J Madigan then Alcatraz warden Happy day tor Laotians VIENTIANE Laos tft The spotlight on Laos will shift briefly back to Geneva now that the rival princes have agreed on a coalition government in the name of national unity They formally signed the agreement Tuesday This is a happy day for Laos said Avtar Singh Indian chairman of the International Control Commission Singh said a delegation from the 19member cabinet named Monday will go to Geneva within three weeks to sfgn the 14na tion Geneva accords The one blank spot in these accords is a declaration by Laos of the neutrality it expects to maintain under the new gov ernment to be headed by neu tralist Prince Souvanna Phou ma Souvanna and the other faction al leaders rightist Premier Prince Boun Oum and proCom munist Prince signed the formal agreement on the coalition whose main task will be to bring peace to this divided kingdom The premierdesignate expects to present the new ministers neutrals representatives from the present royal government and members of Souphanouvongs Pa thet King Savarig Vathana Monday at Luang Prabang the royal capital The three princes formalized their compact at a meeting in North said he was drowned convinced they Acting Warden Arthur M Dol lison said it appeared the three convicts shoved off from the is land on an driftwood improvised raft of He said they had cut away a portion of the back of their cells with a sharpened spoon They gained access to a util ity pipe tunnel through which they climbed to the roof of the celL block They removed bars protecting a skylight From the roof they dropped down a pipe to the ground Then they made tfieir way to the rear of the island to the waters edge Dollison said Dollison identified the three men as John W Anglin 32 and Clarence Anglin 28 both of Khang Khay Souvannas head quarters on the rebelheld Plaine des Jarres Among those on hand was Gen Phoumi Nosavan deputy premier defense minister and strongman of the outgoing regime who is be coming a deputy premier and fi nance minister under Souvanna Two proWestern neighbors of Laos appealed not to share in the general international approval ol the Khang Khay agreement Officials of Thailand where 4800 American troops and token Allied units are on guard against Communist infiltration withheld comment They apparently adopt ed a waitandsee attitude Saigon newspapers which oftei reflect official thinking in Com mumstthreatened South Vie Nam called for firm US action to prevent a possible Red tafe over in Laos The newspaper Dan Moi dedared this should be direct military inter vention However approval oE the agree ment was manifest in capitals o i Photofax LEADS OFF NIGHT CLUB Single ton a foimer president of the American Guild of Va riety Artists accuses paid officials of the union of conniving with night club owners to degrade and ex ploit runofthemill exotic dancers and other enter tainers as she testifies at a Washington hearing The actress wasthe leadoff witness before a special Sen ate Investigations Subcommittee as it opened a probe of conditions in the night club entertainment field Ask probe of grain traud WASHINGTON Jack R Miller RIowa has suggested the Senate Investigations subcommittee look intowhat he called incredible mismanagement by the Department of Agriculture in the case of an Iowa grain elevator operator He charged that Alex V Barbour Jr owner of the Hawkeye Mill at Knoxville Iowa literally stolegrain right out from under the nose of an Agriculture Department investigator for the Evanston Agricultural Stabilization Conservation Service commodity office Miller placed in the Congres sional Record Monday night a Des Moines Sunday Register story as serting Barbour stole more than 100000 bushels of grain from the Agriculture Department after the federal government had started action against him for a smaller grain theft Barfoovr received a threeyear sentence in Des Moines Federal Court last week on charges of theft of 156785 bushels of govern ment corn stored in his facilities The government filed claim for Barbour pleaded guilty Miller told the Senate so much attention has been given the Bil lie Sol Estes case we may over look the existence of other cases involving either favoritism or mismanagement on the part of the Department of Agriculture In the Iowa case the senator said It appears that there was an inadequate bonding of the ele vator unlike the in adequate bonding in the Billie Sol Estes case In the news account of the Iowa case Miller said there is no hint of favoritism but I be lieve that the case merits the at tention of the McClellari Investi gating Committee He called forthe removal from the payroll of those responsible for this mismanagement On the other side of the Capitol Rep H R Gross RIowa called on Freeman to lose no time in explaining why and how this thievery could take place Montgomery Ala and Ferris the big powers East and West A Morris 35 of NewOrleans Dollison said San Francisco police the FBI and the Coast Guard were carrying out a sweep ing search of the bay for the miss ing men He said it was presumed the men would have used their raft of driftwood to try to reach An gel Island orthe mainland An gel Island lies to the north of Alcatraz Ring believed to be Luthers is stolen at church MANKATO Minn A sil ver German ring believed by its owners to be Martin Luthers wedding ring and termed price less has been stolen from St Marks Lutheran Church The ring was taken from a cab inet in the office of the churchs pastor the Rev Martin Birkholz by thieves who also peeled a safe in the church Sunday night Birkholz said the ring was giv en to the church about four years ago by Mrs Russell Fowler el derly Mankato woman of German descent who said it had been in the family for generations Birkholz said he had checked documents which describe Luth ers wedding ring and it matches to a T The ring has a picture of Christ in a ruby setting Balance of payments study under way WASHINGTON A group of top ranking businessmen has agreed to examine the Kennedy administrations steps to halt the balance of payments deficit and to make recommendations on how to stop the resulting flow of US gold abroad The headed by US Steel Corp Chairman Roger M B lough conferred with Presi dent Kennedy for an hour Monday night Afterward House press secretary Pierre Salinger said they had agreed to make the balance of payments study WITCH HUNT DARESSALAAM Tangan yika used tear gas Tuesday to disperse a crowd of 500 Africans who had surrounded a house containing two women accused of being witches partly cloudy through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 4550 Highs Wednesday in lower 70s owa Fair to partly cloudy through Wednesday A littla cooler and less humid south east and south central Tues day night lows 4550 north east and in the 50s west and south f Highs Wednesday in the 70s Further Partly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday Minnesota Fair and continued cool Highs Wednesday in low 70s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Tuesday Maxiumum 78 Minimum 52 Sunrise t Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 90 67 Speed and safety resolution dead DETROIT UPI auto industrys speedi and safety resolution adopted in 1957 to stop the horsepower race and silence congressional critics ii dead Congress immediately prom ised to investigate Rep Oren Harris DXrk said the House Health and Safety subcommit tee intends as soon as possible to find why the industry is abandoning the resolution The Ford Motor Co applied the coup de grace Board Chair man Henry Ford II announced he was withdrawing support of the industrys anti racing docu ment because it had been brok en so often it no longer meant anything Chrysler followed suit but blamed its course on Ford SAME Photofaj THE BILL OTCHECK FAMILY of the draw Bonanza for lowans Will give Alaska farm another try DES MOINES AP Twelve years ago Bill Otcheck and his family which now numbers eight chiloren Jeft Chartton for Alaska to homestead on a farm and ar rived with only left There have been some lean times since then But now the Ot chccks are back for a short stay rather well heeled with the winnings of a pool in Alas ka They held a winning ticket on the time the ice would break up in the Tanana River a tributary of the Yukon at the small town of Nenana Alaska It seems they have some rangement up there in which a wire makes aclock start ticking when the ice goes out and for res idents of the Northwest area its as exciting as the Kentucky Der by V Otchecks mother invested in 20 chances at a dollar apiece and one of them came through She and Otcheck split the pot Otcheck 41 arrived in   

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