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Cedar Rapids Citizen (Newspaper) - November 28, 1953, Cedar Rapids, IowaVolume. 71number 323 Cedar rapids Iowa saturday. November 28, 1953. Associated a toss United Hess. Into National. Newt City final. Strike grips n. Y. Papers o Neill of playwright Fame Dies won Nobel prize three pulitzer awards Iii in closing years. Boston Eugene o Neill renowned american play Wright died late Friday after suffering seven years from a disease which halted his literary production. O Neill 65, succumbed at the Back Bay hotel suite where he had lived in seclusion two years. His physician or. Richard l. Ohler said death was caused by bronchial pneumonia. The playwright who made More than a million dollars with his productions left one unpublished play that must remain secret from the Public for 25 years according to a provision imposed by him. Frank production. It was reported the play was so Frank and probably Auto biographical that it could not be produced during the lifetime of people who might be recognized As prototypes of the characters. The unpublished play will remain in a vault until 1978. At the author s bedside when he died were his third wife the former Carlotta Monterey and a nurse. The final years of o Encill b life were As tragic As the plays that made him world famous. He suffered from palsy like Parkinson s disease w h i c h made him unable to write. His doctors said his mind was not affected by the disease. But the malady caused his hands to Jerk convulsively and prevented him from writing. In longhand As he had written All the works that made him one of the world s most respected dramatists. After the affliction struck o Neill tried in vain to compose a play by dictation. It s terrible mrs. O Neill said in 1049. It gets worse. The hands tremble and then the feet. God knows if he will Ever be Able to write efforts to regain his health in new York and California tailed and he returned to Massachusetts where he had written the first of his plays. Unable to work at a Seaside Home in Marblehead he moved to the hotel. Huh Point in his career was in 1936, when he was awarded the Nobel Prore in literature. The award committee did not cite any particular work but o Neill c o n s i d e r e d his play mourning becomes Electra a Strong Factor in the Choice. That prize was Only one of the Many honors won by the play Wright who had More than two score plays produced. He won three pulitzer pri7.cs in drama for beyond the horizon. 1920 Anna c h r i s t i e "1922 and strange interlude 1928. O Neill was born oct. 16 1888, in new York. His father was James o Neili a Well known actor who frequently alternated roles with Edwin Booth noted shakespearean. O Neill s Mother the former Ella Quinlan t o u r e d America with her husband but disliked the stage. Until his parents sent him to a Catholic boarding school at 7, o Neill travelled with his parents. He later attended belts Academy at Stamford conn., and Thonen tired Princeton. He was expelled within a year because of a prank. Gets Start. O Neill got his Start As a play Wright at Provincetown during the summer of 1916. He was then 27 and had been writing for three years with no Success. The Provincetown players staged several continued on Page 2, col. 7. Particulars of Sioux City charges told Sioux City up six men were indicted on charges of conspiring in a liquor Protection Racket face trial Here after plead no innocent before District judge l. B. Forsling. They Are Mark Sabel Sioux City fruit broker and e a r l Knowles Howard Mills Jackie Mcloy. Danny Baker and George Henderson All Sioux City tavern or restaurant operators. The men were named in a Bill of particulars filed by the county attorney s office chary ing Harry Eisner Sioux City night club operator with collecting $2,600 a month from various tavern operator Here for payment to Sabet to keep the heat Oil in connection with liquor raids. Judge Forsling did not set a Date for trial when the pleas were entered Friday. At the same time three to Jons were filed on behalf of superintendent of Public safety Nicholas p. O Omillinuk and in bal both indicted on charges of conspiracy. Sabyl was accused of conspiring with the d u n c a n parking meter corporation and Hyman b. Men Lincoln neb., a Duncan agent in getting the City to install Duncan meters. County attorney Wallace w. Huff said Zelen gave Sabel s7 per meter for helping promote a Deal to ret about 500 of the firm s meters installed. The motions ask for a Bill of particulars a demurrer and that he charges be set aside. Hearing was set for monday. Besides o Omillinuk two other City councilman Clem Evans and Drew Fletcher were indicted. Evans and Fletcher pled guilty to charges of accepting illegal gratuities and resigned. O Mil link had not indicated whether in plans to resign. Eugene o Neill weather Little warmer ton int with Thanee of Brief showers. Low to night 27-30. Clan do sunday with High 32-36. Or. Menninger or. Menninger is dead famed As psychiatrist Topeka apr. Charles Frederick Munninger 91, chair Man of the Board of the men Ninger foundation world famous psychiatric Center Here d i e d saturday after a Long period of failing health. Menn 1 n g e r was associated in the men Ninger i i n i c with two sons or. Karl and or. William l. W e n n i n g e who also have achieved world re Nown in psychiatry. A third son Edwin lost use of his right in a chemistry Laboratory while studying medi Cine. He turned to journalism and editor and publisher of the Stuart fla., news. The idea that was later to develop the noted psychiatric treatment training and research Center Here came to Charles Wenninger while he was attend no a study course at the Mayo clinic in 1908. At that time he was a practitioner of general Medicine. Modern Medicine is getting of Complex to be practice on an individual basis he told his wife on his return. years later when his oldest son Karl completed his medical studies the Menninger clinic was founded. The non profit m c n n i n g e r foundation was established 1941. The foundation now has a staff of about 400. It operates one of he largest psychiatric training grandchild of found couple is born dead Orange Texas a the 22-year love idyll of Betty my Cuddy and Tom Buntin was shadowed by tragedy saturday after their second grandchild girl was born dead. Tom and Betty who became or. And mrs. Thomas d. Palmer after they disappeared in 1931 rom their Homes in Nashville tenn., and Huss Cuvilly ky., had eared it would happen. Ever since their secret love be came Public knowledge thurs Day they had to protect their Regnant daughter Elizabeth rom the excitement of publicity. Please Betty had told re porters Don t ask me questions now. Como Back in a few Days and i la talk gladly but not give us time to think things Over Tom had said. Leave them when Elizabeth 21, was taken a Hospital in labor police chief Raymond Sanders asked a porters and photographers to leave them but Betty Ugi eed to pose forms. Palmer pictures. Associated press Werc Lioto. go tears flow Wlter Atlin 8, atty a turned his two pet Ici Theiu or to the Nihil shelter by request of neighbors who complained that the eats kept them awake. A photographer snapped the youngster just before the torrent of tears. Public fooled on benefits Prober says Washington a the chairman of a House subcommittee charges that american wage earners were misled for nearly 18 years into believing they had ironclad rights to government old age insurance benefits. Chairman Curtis a neb said or Day night that people who have been contributing regularly o the program via payroll Deduc ions actually Are not protected by written contracts or policies such As they would get from Pri vate firms and that Congress can j in this Little Hamlet outside change provisions of the Law Dublin the truce touched deeply whenever it sees fit. And More than one regular ens Curtis ways and Means sub Amer wondered aloud what old after 15 years strike at Jim Downey s pub is Over Dun la Ohaire t r o l a n d a it wus All peaceful in front of Jim Downey s pub on upper Georges Street in Turnoy yet somehow it was t the same. The world s longest strike officially ended. Missing and missed too were he pickets who have paraded in front of the Saloon for nearly 15 ears. They wore inside it the bar mocking Back a few. What of old Jim among the sentimental Irish that they were the pickets always refused to go inside the pub. However they were not beyond accepting a pint of birr even a they marched outside carrying their placards protest ing old Jim was unfair to or Rani Zed labor. Tic now owner Neville f finally made peace with the Union on formally taking Over the Saloon Friday night. There was singing and drink ing to Mark the end of the strike. And the guests were the pickets themselves this time inside the Saloon. Committee Friday completed two weeks of hearings on the social Security system with former so Cial Security commissioner Arhur it Altmeyer As final witness. Verbal rows. Altmeyer debated the Issue with Curtis and subcommittee counsel Robert h. Winn for seven hours in a hearing that erupted Mure than once into verbal rows. Democratic reps. D i n g e 11 Mich and Eberharter a in erupted testimony at frequent intervals to protest questioning methods used by Winn and cur who bought the Downey died and told Altmeyer that programs in the world. It also operates a specialized depart ment devoted to full time psychiatric research. Viii fire loss put at million St. Joseph to. A fire wept through the Dannen Mil Friday night. First estimate of he loss was placed at one Mil Ion dollars. The fire destroyed the Mill to warehouses filled with an Stima cd 400 tons of mixed eeds and soybeans the company offices an to cars. The fire was believed caused by an overheated conveyor Belt. Today s chuckle a bore in one who when you ask How Are you tells you. 1 is. Curtis agencies under his direction Dur no the Roosevelt and Truman administrations repeatedly told he people of the country that hey had number the nebraskan said a number f people were misled including himself. He said he used to think the government had a contractual obligation to fulfil social Security he said that when the Elsen Hower administration took Over last w Iier. 90 million people were contributing to the pro Gram through payroll taxes but six out of 10 Are ineligible for one reason or another. He predated that the next con Gress will write some Good so Cial Security Altmeyer an architect of the program that began in 1935, acknowledged absence of actual policies or contracts but con tended that the full Faith and credit of the it. S. Lies behind the social Security rights created by Law. Jim Downey the late owner Ifould have thought. Settlement of the dispute not of Money but principle was reached Between Pat Neville p u b w h e n the National Union of vintners grocers and Allied trades assistants. The strike began in March 1939, when old Jim fired a Union bartender. The Union called out All the other bartenders and set up a picket line. This Only made old Jim More stubborn. He hired pretty non Union bar maids instead and b i n e s s seemed to Prosper. Old Jim and the Union settled Down for a Long siege. Over the Days months and note to Hunters. Indianapolis up safely conscious conservation officials warned Hoosier Hunters sat urday to be careful what they shoot at and reminded them Only a Deer looks like a years the pickets carrying placards paced the sidewalk in front of the Saloon through world War ii and into the atomic age. Tourist attraction. They became a tradition a virtual landmark in Dun Lough Aire. Thousands of tourists went out it their Way to get a look. Old Jim bore no bitterness and the pickets paid by the Union held no hard feelings to Ward him personally. Charles Benesh takes oath As municipal judge Fiir . Irwi Justice of the peace Charles l. Benesh took an oath of office saturday As one of the first two judges of Cedar rapids new municipal court. His duties p r o b a b l y won t begin and the court will not officially open until about the first of the year Benesh indicated. The other Man appointed judge by the governor nov. 19. James e. Patterson still has unt i l Mon Day to file an oath under what Benesh View As a 10-Day dead line to qualify after appointment. Patterson was re port l out of the City saturday. Superior court judge Wil l Iam then came the tragic Stillbirth and mrs. Palmer bitterly blam no the publicity of the last few Days was hospitalized in extreme Hock. Eliz Abeln was reported in Good condition. She is Tho wife of Maine Cpl. William Burton in to a and had stayed close to the " Aimers while Frame h o m e which Well wishers had filled with Flowers in the last two Days. Tells of search. Memphis ins the. Man who finally identified missing Thomas a Buntin now Thomas d Palmer said Friday that Only within the last six months of the 20-year search did he Ever really Como close to his Quarry. Albert m. Alexander inspector n Memphis for the new Yort life insurance company Termec the detective work Only one o a dozen my Aalf Trioni Cut 1 have Nadh hand in solving. Alexander credited Wallace Murray company investigator in Dallas with a Large Harc of the credit for finding Buntin. An Atlanta investigator was in on a earlier phase of the Hunt As the Ong Trail grew warm. An attorney in Nashville Hac engravers walk out at six off ices Herald Tribune is Lont major exception in largest City. New York a a strike saturday disrupted Publica Ilon of six major new York Ltd newspapers All except the Herald Tribune. Five Hundred members of the al International photo Engrav ers Union the men who make Natal plan pcs to reproduce pictures n the papers walked out demand no higher pay and other benefits. Their action was Given Force when some 20.1 0 1 members of other unions newsmen printers Elc phone operators refused to toss picket lines and did not re port for work. The Herald Tribune was not of cited because it has a contract with n commercial firm for its photo engraving. Papers lilt. Hit by the strike Icard from Fin attorney who Hoard from another attorney who heart from still another it Orney that Buntyn might be alive Riu hrs to Nashville. Repress m. Chatfield Atlanta rushed to Nashville on the fourth handed tip and finally located a Man who had Icard Buntyn might be in Texas. Murray took up the Trail and racked the missing Man to Orange to pubs. Hut Alexander who had followed Muny false Eads during his 20 years on the Case was the one who f Inal by do notified b u n t i n. Alexander id the general Public does not realize that regardless of court decisions we never give up in Yves Ligacion into the reported death Case until a body is Idun Ifield As that of the missing per in. As far As the company is concerned a Case is never closed As one As the person is unaccounted Viig deliverer Tokyo up Sok korean airman who delivered a russian built Mig Jet to he allies two months ago rated saturday As one of War torn Torea s wealthiest men he has collected the $100,000 promised him for his deed. The . Air Force handed no his Bounty Check on he occupied Island of Okinawa where he is working As a research specialist my perfecting his English. He Matilar a ii stored the oath of plans to leave soon for the . Office to Benesh saturday morn ing in the City Hall s fourth floor courtroom. The new municipal judge also filed in writing his month which declared i Charles i. By Nash do fool Runly swear that i will sup port the Constitution of the United states and that of the state of Iowa and that without came a Holiday or any duly favor affection or Hopt of re Estioc occasion old Jim always Ward i wiil to the Heht of my invited the strikers in for a drink. But Good Trade unionists today s Index churches comics courthouse Dally record deaths Eri Oriani features Marion movies radio and to sport 4, state want Atli 9-11 knowledge and a Hilly adminis ter jul Starr according to the Law equally to the Rich and poor As municipal Juffe of the Murii Cip court of the City of Cedar ital is county before the new court can for Mally open officials have in ii in Lcarl All of its officers must be appointed. That Means City coun cil members must Choner a Clork of court and a Bai l i of in order j for the municipal system to Takei � wan to study engineering. Part of no s prize Money al Reary has been spent for sup port of his Mother in South Korea. The balance will be to his credit in. A Trust fun id while he is studying. The Mig which has been cd Hau to Cly tested by Allied experts is being held on Okinawa for return to its right a owner the communist air Force of Korea. China or perhaps Russia. So far there have been no claim ants. I Lucs Dally news were the and daily War rur All morning newspapers and the j6urnal-Amcrlcen, world i cles ram and Sun and Post after Loon papers. The afternoon papers Verc the first affected. The journal american succeeded in printing one Early edition forc the strike became effective. All the struck morning papers printed pre dated sunday editions riday night and expected they would appear on Newsstands sunday morning. The truck Pamra announced that i Tartlet monday moral or they will Tike Adver Iliani space in the Herald Tribune to print new. They will Divide the it urls among then Elvei to avoid duplication. All the struck papers were be ing picketed. About 400 men gathered across the Street from the main Entrance of the times. They shouted Scab mid booed employees who entered the building. The pm non who get 120 a week for Day work and 1131 for night work have asked a $i5-a-Weck increase. They said he publishers had offered a $3.73 package. Including a any increase an additional Holiday and and an added welfare program contribution. Doe in t make negotiations on a new contract o replace one that expired oct. 31, broke off Friday alter the Union voted 207 to 147 against arbitration. Wil l Iam _ -. 4. Was found by his friends just meantime matters of office continued on Page 2, col. A Bear trap. Raith Newt Philip j. Kearney 40, of 806 eighth Street be was in Good condition at St. Luke s Hospital saturday after being pulled from he Cedar River at the Middle of he first Avenue Bridge. Kearney was quoted by police officer John Hlavacek As saying in jumped. Kearney would not go into further detail Hlavacek Aid. A life preserver located in a Meu hox on the Bridge a a thrown to Kearney and a Rodin a to officers he was Able to hang onto it until policemen reached him in a Rescue boat. Ill Varek said the preserver apparently was tossed Down by a bystander. Officers Don Spicher and Jerry Carroll went out to Kearney in the police Rescue boat from the West Bank of the River. Officers Clint Farrington and Hlavacek wading in water up to their Knees helped land the boat and carry Kearney to an ambulance. Pol cd received the Call about 11 30 . Officers said Kearney jumped from the Knoll extending from the Middle of the North Side of the Bridge. A crowd of on look cars gathered quickly during the Rescue operation. Hospital attendants said Kear Ney is employed As an orderly at mercy Hospital. His identification cards showed he is a Mem As he was about to step into Asher of the Cedar rapids Typo at least Hunting trip was t Dull Blossburg i i. A Rob Ert Milhim 25, Wood Ridge n. Did t shoot anything on his Bear Hunting trip but he 1. Became separated from his companions and got lost in a 2. W dered to the Edge of a graphical Union Hlavacek Aid

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