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   Marion Daily Star, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1951, Marion, Ohio                               -J colder and with snow flurries tonight. Low 12 to 18. Thursday cloudy and cold. Snow flurries. MARION STAR HOME EDITION VOL. NO. 10. IhUrnaflonal United DECEMBER 1951. 28 PAGES 5c Copy. on- OlJC by Carrier Comb Woods For Slayer Of Policeman Trail George F. Wanted in To Baltimore Suburb ELL1COTT CITY. Md. Definite identification today of George F. Ross as the man hunt- ed by a 100-man posse added to the jitters of this staid old Bal- timore suburb where the scar-faced murder-suspect has evaded police for more than 24 hours. The small of .police aided by five planes failed Tues- day to flush the 27-year-old ex- convict from woods and under- brush where he is believed to be hidden. Cleveland police want the California who wears a shoulder holster like a fancy mo- vie for the killing of Pa- trolman Forney L. Haas. -He's wanted on other charges in San Francisco and Seattle. Late Monday night Howard County Police Chief Russell H oxley surprised Ross near here he was dozing in a car. Ross came out of his car shoot- ing. Moxley dived In back of the vehicle and the two men shattered suburban quiet with volleys of gun shots. Believed Wounded The county police chief Patrolman Harry M. Harrison may have wounded Ross. Blood stains found on a blanket recov- ered after a filling station break- in credited to Ross after the gun play. Fingerprints on a flashlight found with the blankets were Identified by the state police labo- ratory early today as beionginj to thereby confirming an Identification Moxtey had made curlier from pictures of Ross. fingerprint flic was obtnlnec from the West Coast and brought hero by Cleveland police. The jitters set in late Tuesday night. Ross was reported by nervous residents as having been seen in Catonville and Cockeysville. He was also reported as having been seen on a trackless trolley headed for Hlghlandtown. Alt arc small communities near Baltimore. The rent was concentrated in the Ellicott City area. More than 100 FBI agents mid state and county police stalked grimly thick underbrush last aided by a full moon and a battery of search- lights. Shoot to Kill They were under orders to be prepared to shoot to kill. The car Ross abandoned after his gunflght with Howard County police is listed as 'stolen from a Cleveland Haas was shot in Ross1 room alter he hud apparently gone there with Ross to check license The search has been centered within a five-mite circle that has its center point on Route 40 jus west of the Patapsco River. The area Is a tangle of woods and waist-deep vines. Ellleott City is 12 mites svtst of Baltimore. Officers have been posted a 'blocks on nit roads in the area Police report that Ross Is a dope and they hope craving for a may drive him to sur- render or make a desperate break lor freedom. Sert K. Naster Asks To Be Excused A FORMER MARION RESIDENT. SFC Ernest W. is pictured with his arid their two and as they prepare to board the USNT Gen. C. G. Morton to return to the United States after 18 months in Okinawa. Bycrs has been with the Korea and .Okinawa for the last 26 months. They are spending a 30-day leave frie'nds in Marion. Sgt. Family Spending Leave Here Home After 26 Months In Korea and Okinawa Tax Witness Balks At Public Testimony K. accused of a part m an alleged attempted shake asked today to be4 excused from testifying publicly at House hear- ngs on tax scandals. Jules Yablock' of New attorney for told he House ways and means subcommittee it would be ''un- to require public testimony since a federal grand jury s probing the story told by Abraham Teitel- Chicago attorney. Yablock said Naster was willing to answer any and all before the grand'jury. Chairman ruled that any testimony from faster to the committee should be in public. He comment- ed that Naster could of course refuse to answer any ques- aons if he felt they would incriminate him or violate his constitutional rights'. Witness Breaks Down Shortly the hearing was recessed for a short period when Yablock said Naster SFC Ernest W. a for- mer machinist with the Marion Power Shovel returned re- cently from Okinawa with his wife and two young sons to spend a 30-day leave in Marion prior to reporting ignment. to his next Army as- The Army personnel major just completed a 26-morithx our of duty in Koreav'and-'Oki- nawa. Since May 1950 his and sons and With at the latter which hey found to be very interesting and Byers related. They are .visiting at the home of George Perry of 412 'Blairie Ave. 20 Face Draft In January Marlon County will be callc upon to furnish 20 selective scrv Ice inductees during th Associated Press reported today That number was included in statewide quota of men Registrants must have been bor prior to Oct. selectiv service headquarters nnnouncct Quotas set in Marlon area coun ties Dela Morrow and 14 CASUALTIES HIT WASHINGTON An nounced V. S. battle casualties in Korea reached an increase of 898 since last week. WEATHER REPORT Noon Today 24 period fcctwraa Ti9O m.m. TIM Maximum Minimum Snowfall Trace One Year Ago Today Minimum 15 Sun rises at a.m. and at p.m. Tor five years prior to his Army re-enlistment in the Byers presided here at 456 i Oak St. In- June 1950 re-enliste for an indefinite period a total of nine years' servie he intends to be a caree soldier. The Byers debarked at j Sa .op following 10-day 'voyage.from- Okinawa. H is to report Jan. 14 to Welters Ai Force Mineral Texas .Though present-.in branch of- he Is assignee to Specialist Cate gory .Army -With Air whicl performs a large share of th airfield construction for the Ai Give a Christmas Clearinghouse Lists This Family Is one series about needy families.and individuals listed with the o Christ- clearinghouse maintained by the Junior Service Guild at the Salvation Army. Organiza- or individuals unjhinp to contribute clothing or may obtain the name of a needy person or family by calling Mrs. William. clearinghouse at 2-3641 from 9 a.m. to and' 1 to 5 p.m. daily Dec. 24. Mrs. a had always been able to earn her own living until she underwent a serious operation six months ago. She-is istill convalescing to add to 'her only daughter is seriously ill in a sanatorium. B. will have a cheerless Christmas in her pres- ent rented home which is'rug- down and drab. 'She is anxious to move into brighter quarters. If she could move into- two sunny her Christmas will seem much hap- pier. As she must depend on assistance for her.entire clothing In size 44 will be a wel- come gift. Plan Drive For Italian Flood Relief Joseph A. M. Sansotta been appointed chairman of the Italian Flood Relief campaign in' this area to raise funds to alleviate suffering and hard- ship caused by recent floods in the Po Valley area of Italy. The appointment was' made In a letter from G.' di San Italian .consul in Cleveland. Piacentino will assist Mr. Sansotta. A has been 'ap- and the circulation of petitions for from the general public has begun. Six Accidents Occur On Icy Highway Allies Fear Reds Won't Exchange All Prisoners 'is so upset he cannot answer in- .elligently and asked a few min- utes recess to compose The hearing's resumed against a jackground that Presi- dent Truman is angrily ready to clean house in the tax scandals. 3ome top Democrats predicted with a clean the dis- closures won't be -a big issue in 1952. There were Republican jioots at that. just wishful thinking on liis said Senator Ferguson the White House statements by Democratic Chair- man Frank E. McKinney. an. issue and it's'going 'to1''stay' an Senator Nixon McKinney thinks the graft and political influence ooz- ing from under so 'many door- ways won't be an guess I've' heard everything now. It's going to a lot of Democratic ingenuity to convince the Ameri- can people of McKlnney's -Comments Ferguson and Nixon talked to reporters after McKinney had emerged from a -half-hour con- ference Tuesday with Mr. Tru- man and 1. President is very aware of the-situation and he is highly concerned. And he is angry over being sold down the river by some disloyal employes of the government. I'm inclined to think there will be action soon.' 2. the situation has been handled by cleaned up by i Democrats and Democrats have acted to the guilty as fast as they have been discov- I am of the opinion that this will not be an issue of the 1952 the House ways and means subcommittee that has pushing the study of irregu- larities in government's tax collection the han- dling of tax fraud a Florida to tell' publicly his side of a sensa- tional story related by Abraham Teitelbaum that Naster and an- other man tried to shake him down for in an attempt- ed tax fix. Capone Associate a Chicago attorney who once helped .spring gangster Al Capone from has testified that he was told he could escape serious tax troubles with the government if he would fork over He said it was represented to him that1 the offer was'backed by suggestions that a in Washington' official- dom' was in on the deal. Senator in his reply to disputed the thought that Democrats can take credit for cleaning up a gov- ernment' been the press and congressional commit- which car- ried a lot of the work which have brought' about .these he said. Senator Ferguson proposed that President Truman give FBI Four Injured In Collision i Near .Crestline Six accidents occurred on Ic Marion district highways withi period of hours Tuesda 'the highway 'patn reported. Crews state.'highwa department were. on. tae job from 8. p.m. this mornin cinders and salt melt snow 'fallir about p.m. Marion Count highways were' reported in goo condition this morning by th department. Four persons' injured a p.m. on four miles' -west of when a Carries New Too eastbound car driven 'by Alex- ander V. of Chi- cago attempted to pass a. truck and collided practically head-on with a car driven by Robert Dau- of CrtsUine. Paaaenten Charlozinski was bruised on the knees and1 chest and two pas- sengers in his car were -injured also. They August Sabocin- of Forest N. suffered shock-and a cut on -the right and B. Las- of N. who suffered face ano head lac- erations and numerous abrasions. All-three were taken to Crestline Emergency Hospital. Also injured was Valsa- inides of a passenger in Dauber's car. Her bottom teeth were loosened and she .suffered a cut lip and bruised right knee. The Charlozinski car molished and -the front end of Dauber's demolished. Truck Bums Vf A''tractor and 'semi-trailer owned by .Rocket Freight Lines of. Dayton was destroyed by fire after it struck a bridge on Route 12 miles-south of at 9 p.m. The Samuel M. of Day was treated to TAX Page Earned From Sale Of Yule Seals The amount received to date from .the sale of tuberculosis seals is it was reported today by Mrs. W. E. execu- tive secretary of Marion County tuberculosis and Health Associa- tion. Seals may be secured at the National City Marion County Bank and the Marion County 'Health Department in the Courthouse. v Letters reminding residents of the city and who have not to send their contribu- tions will start to go out Dec. BERT K. NASTER Questioned about charges he was in tax plot. Indict Four Tax Collectors In California SAN James ousted northern California federal tax and three others are accused of tampering with income tax re- turns to defraud the as the climax to a seven month grand jury probe. San Francisco's holdover fed- eral grand jury ended its work Tuesday by voting the four in- dictments. -This didn't mean the northern shake- up was over. In At- torney -General. J. i Howard Mc- Grath said he is naming a spe- cial assistant to handle income tax cases here. And the foreman of the outgo- 'ing grand jury told the federal court there were matters still un- der investigation for the current Jury to act'on. can happen in the next few he added. his former chief office Paul V. and his chief field John J. Bo- were charged jointly in one indictment with backdating income tax ..unla.wfully extending tax deadlines and re- moving office records. Three other indictments ac- cused Doyle and Lloyd. J. Cos- prominent San Francisco of plotting to defraud the government of by back- dating three tax returns. northern California campaign manager for the late President Roosevelt in was fired by President Truman last month for to manage his f. HOWARD MoGRATH Attorney General on witness stand says believed his as- sistant Caudle ihonest. Success Seen For Turnpike Act Revision Ohio House Debates Changes Approved By Committee -COLUMBUS. leg- islature set out today to ram a measure through a special session smoothing the way for work to start next year on the northern Ohio turnpike. The House opened debate at a.m. on a much-revised change in the turnpike law that bankers say blocks sale of reve- bonds to finance the 240- toll super-road. The Senate convened at 11 a.m. Kenneth A. Mar- lon County and J. E. Hardin County representative to the Ohio Gen- eral participated in Tuesday's ..discussion of the turnpike issue. Their part in the proceedings H reported in the. accompanying news story. Reject New Communist 5-Point Plan Mau-For-Man Insist U.N. Negotiators Korea new Red plan for exchanging prison- ers of war and an Allied com- promise for supervising a Korean truce with neutral observers fell on cold shoulders today. The United Nations command expressed fears publicly for the first time that the Communists might not give up all the prison- ers they hold. The fear was expressed in turn- ing down a five-point prisoner ex- change plan advanced today by Communist negotiators at Pan- munjora. The Red proposal still called for release of all prisoners. The U.N. insists on a man-tor- exchange. U.N. Command Is con- an official communique premature agreement on bulk exchange of prisoners before adequate data is available could result in sizeable numbers not being Allied the com- munique the for not letting the Red Cross see how prisoners are being treated and for refusing to say how many prisoners they hold and where. Reds Hold Out The Reds have said they would Information only after the Allies a blanket ex- change. They kept this stand in their five-point plan. The number of Allied troops in Red hands has been estimated at from to The U. N. says it holds between and Chinese and North Korean Reds. The only new factors introduced in the Red plan would be to ex- change prisoners ia groups at the sick and wound- ed under joint Allied-Red supervision. The Reds said it would fake them a month to deliver all pris- oners. Brig. Gen. William P. U. N. said ques- Mrs. Miley announced.' Plane Delivers Letters To Santa at North Pole ACCIDENTS. Page Sometime early today slum- bers of Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus -r-presiiming it is true that they live at the North to be rudely interrupted by a swoosh and a clunk. The-- was the 'sound of letters be- ing delivered to'the traditional occupant of spot on the earth's surface. The was mankind's .delayed of a device designed to 'take the misnomer out of The plane this cargo was dtie to drop those Items about 2 a.m. PST a.m. after a mile flight over and ice from Pt. Alaska. specially fitted four-en- gine'd commercial airliner fur- nished by Alaska Airlines left here Tuesday afternoon- on the first leg of the landing' Pt Barrow three .hours for plan was .dubbed the i was the outgrowth.. of plans sponsored by two Alaskans neither of 'whom was allowed to accompany the six crewmen aboard the plane. Originated Idea The 9-foot steel North painted like a 'candy was fathered by Stan former worker at the Navy's Pt. Barrow oil reserve. The project ex- panded toy Mrs. Audree otherwise known as Pols originator .of the idea to have children send' along their office He and nine other local bu- to rea'u employes were ousted in a shakeup that began last Septem- ber. The case of another still is being studied in Washington. Bucyrus Man Found Dead In Automobile C. of Bucyrus died this morning of an attack of apoplexy at He was driving his automobile on the Davis east Bucy- rus when it skiddei off the road and he then walked to the near- est farm house to borrow tire chains firom G. W. Walker. He ob- tained the chains and returned his a'Bucyrus physician reported. After he returned to the a passing identified only as' a Delphos resi- stopped to assist and found'him dead in the car. Mr. Crum was born Feb. 1875 'in Liberty Township near here. He was the son of David and Prances Grogg Crum. Funeral services will be held Friday at pjn.- at the Wise Funeral Home -with Rev. C. L. Carnahan officiating.' Friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. in expectation that a House- passed bill will be ready for ap- proval about then. Leaders both houses in the Republican-dominated legislature predicted passage of Ihe amend- ment asked by Gov. Frank J. a Democrat. The governor called the spec- ial session Monday to enact a change submitted by the Ohio Turnpike Commission so bankers can market bonds. A House judiciary committee spent two days hearing opponents of the proposal and quizzing com- mission engineers and attorneys. Reject Amendments Tuesday night committee mem- bers revised the administration bill -after .rejecting amendments bankers said would doom the turnpike to. years. inserted a Farm Bureau proposal allowing land owners payment for condemned right-of- way property without waiting for courts to decicla appeals. And to Page SHOPPING DAYS Td-CHRlSTMAS PLANE FALLS IN BAY Va. 'A B-45 jet plane from Air Force Base with three men aboard plunged into. Chesapeake Bay near'Thimble today. A Navy tug which was in the'area reported the-plane- sank imme- Idiately and no survivors were sighted. Agree on Pact Army Control ministers of six European army agreed today on how the proposed uni- fied defense force 'will be con- trolled by a high the and an international parliament. The six home governments of West The Luxembourg and Italy still must ratify the ministers' decisions. -The foreign and finance min- the six nations will meet in Paris on Dec. 27 to draw up a common 'budget to finance the army. They nope to have all their plans ready for submission to the North Atlantic Council meeting in Lisbon Feb. 2. details of the plan'e oper- ation would not be published until the six governments ap- proved a communique said. tioii of prisoners of war 3s being held over our to force what he called an undesirable so- lution of the prisoner and truce supervision problems. A U.N. spokesman said the Al- lies made compromises and in its new _ ef- fort to break the 16-day dead- lock over how to supervise the truce. To Study Offer1 The Reds said the U.N. con- cessions the Allied communique but agreed to study the offer. The Allied proposal condition- ally accepted the Red idea of teams of neutrals supervising the and also agreed to with- draw from some islands off the North Korean coast. The U.N. would keep its troops on islands more than three miles from and .withdraw from those closer inshore. Heretofore the Allies have said they would keep all the islands They have also insisted oft joint Allied-Red inspection teams. The U.N. said it would make concessions on these two points if the Communists agreed to military armistice commission control of the truce to Page Bad Weather Slows Fighting Clouds and fog restricted air activity today and brought the Korean war to a virtual halt. The U. S. Fifth Air Force issued no noon in- dicating there had been no major action the weatherman said none possible unless the skies cleared. in mist-draped hills across the front held their fire as the twilight war continued. A half dozen patrols poked out across the hill country west holing up and- calling for artillery support at the first sign of NEWSPAPER I   

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