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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper and Unitwl PNMFUU IMM Wirw N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPArift THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N H I Olt HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FK1PAY AUGUST 3 1M1 JIQ CBMtrti of Two GlobeGazette photo by Sorllen EIGHTY EAGLES TO DISTRIBUTE TURKEY FEATHERSW H Bill Nicholas who was inducted into the Sac and Fox Indian tribesand given the name KeCheKeTiWa Mighty Eagle at the Clear Lake centennial two weeks ago will distribute 1000 colored turkey feathers to visitors at his cottage on the North shore during Governors Days He is shown above with his daughter Bonnie I wasnt able to get enough eagle feathers and besides turkey feathers are more appropri ate said Nicholas North Iowas largestturkey raiser Nicholas Declines to Announce By THOR 3 JENSEN Iowas offyear political pro duction shapes up for 1951 as a terrific cast with not much in the way of lines The big medicine men of the Iowa GOP will be there but in dications are they will have little to say at the annual stag of the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake It is scheduled Friday evening on the lawn of the Ted Wolfram home at Ven tura The party originally scheduled by the association in honor of the conservation commission members and held traditionally the night before the opening of Governors Days has developed into an in formal republican party getto gether 7 Hickenlooper to Fly Gov William S Beardsley is course He is the honored guest at Clear Lake Gov ernors Days celebration during the following two days GOJP Chairman Robert Goodwin will be there So will U S Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper flying out from Washington to attend the party for the 13th straight year For mer Gov Robert D Blue Eagle Grove also has accepted an invi tation Two years ago the republican state central committee held a special meeting at Clear Lake to ask Harrison Spangler C e d a r Rapids to resign as national com mitteeman No such meeting is likely this year Delayed A few weeks ago Lt Gov Wil liam H Nicholas Mason City in timated that he might announce his future political plans at the Clear Lake celebration Since then he has decided it would be in belter taste to delay such an an nouncement until a later date since this celebration honors the governor That might indicate that he has designs on the governors job His close friends however say such is not his present inclination Their best guess is that he will seek reelection Nicholas has sent out invita tions for his usual turkey sand wich luncheon Sunday noon and the governor is expected to lead the chow line at the Clear Lake cottage of his 1950 running mate There always is a great deal of political chitchat particularly in the offyear between elections This year will be no exception especially since a larger than usual number of state senators representatives has accepted Invitations But the listeners ear will have to be pretty close to the ground to hear much No More Bare Legs at Summer Concerts Lenox Mass From now on bare legs will not be permitted at the summer concerts given here by the Boston Symphony orches tra Thomas B Perry Jr executive iccrctary of the Berkshire Music Festival snid Thursday night ush trs will hand out wraparound to women who show up in i MISS JANET BAIRD Miss Baird to Serve in Flood Area With 22966 families on Amer ican Red Cross relief rolls in the flood area the national organiza tion is drafting practically all pro fessional Red Cross workers in Iowa and neighboring states Mrs F D Pearce vice president of the Cerro Gordo chapter said Friday Miss Janet Baird executive sec retary of the local chapter has been given a temporary leave of absence Mrs Pearce said and will leave early Wednesday She expects to be gone from 6 weeks to two months Miss Baird is among the later ones to be called Mrs Pearce explained because she is in charge of the Junior Red Cross camp at Clear Lake which does not dose until Saturday Mrs Miriam Grassfield assistant secretary wfll be in charge of the office during Miss Bairds absence Red Cross Over Half Way Mark Contributions totaling Thursday lifted the Cerro Gordo county chapter Red Cross relief fund to over the half Great Britain Iran Agree on New Oil talks Harriman Credited With Diplomacy Tehran Iran and Iran exchanged notes Friday formally agreeing to start new negotiations over the oil nation alization dispute The text of the agreement will be announced simultaneously here and in London Friday afternoon an announcement said The former exchange of notes after a month and a half of bit ter stalemate took place at an hourlong meeting this morning at the Iranian foreign ministry be tween Foreign Minister Bagher Kazemi and George Middleton counselor of the British embassy Both were smiling when they left this building W Averell Harriman president Trumans special ambassador who brought the two sides together was not present He was busy elsewhere working out details for thestart of the conference In London a British cabinet mission headed by Richard R Stokes the lord privy seal plan ned to leave by plane for Tehran to begin the talks Ban All Big Construction Until Oct 1 Most Residences May Go Ahead Washington National sroduction authority t Friday janned the start of new con struction until Oct 1 unless the irojects use only minor quanti ies of steel copper and aluminum Most residences may go ahead well as smallstores and even ome amusement prohibited But the order will freeze emporarily the start of new fac ories office buildings schools ospitals and public buildings Builders whose projects exceed he permitted limits may apply or metal to xlelivered after Oct 1 under NPAs allocation system known as the controlled materials plan or CMP But they may not getit Applications filed promptly should be acted on this monthNPA said Cross Country TV Network Due Sept 30 New Tork long await ed coasttocoast television net vork hookup is expected to go nto operation Sept 30 the Amer can Telephone and Telegraph Co aid Friday The big network companies al eady have announced plans for utting some of their top shows n from Hollywood when the linki v AP Wirephoto CHAKGED WITH DROWNING Joseph E Petsel formerly of Iowa City has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of her 4year old daughter in Columbia Mo July 9 Mrs Petsel is pic tured with her husband and the child Louise Dawn Former Iowa Farm Wife Charged With Drowning Her 90 West Pointers Discharged by Army for Exam Cheating Report UN Now Wants Line North of Battle By ROBERT C MILLER UN Advance Base Below Kaesong Korea IB ently reliable reports indicated Saturday that the United Nations command has laid down a demand in the Kaesong ceasefire talks for a truce line far north of the present battle line The reports which came from both the communists and the allied sides indicated that a compromise to break the deadlock in negotiations Columbia Mo Iowa City farm former wife who twi elevision viewers on the Pacific oast to see the World Series and those in the eastern half of the ountry to see the Rose Bowl foot all game The basic link will be by way of VT and Ts micro radiorelay system between ew York and San Francisco pre iously in operation as far as ttiaha Los Angeles and San Yancisco already are connected y a microwave system consisting f towers averaging 30 miles part which relay sharply focused adio beams from horizon to hori on The microwave system longest n the world will go into coastto oast service first for long distance elephone traffic on Friday Aug 7 It will practically double the ations transcontinental commu ications facilities It uses 107 owers between New York and an Francisco years agowasinvolved in a kid nap hoax has been charged with murder in the drowning of her 4yearold daughter Mrs Carol Petsel wife of Jo seph Petsel was named by a cor oners jury Thursday night as the slayer of her daughter Louise Dawn PetseL A preliminary hear ing has been set for Monday Held Under The coroners jury returned its verdict affer Sheriff Julius Wede meier read a statement which quoted the woman as saying she held her daughters head under vater in an abandoned silo on the Petsel farm near here The drowning occurred July S and at that time a coroners jury ruled it was after Mrs Petsel told officials she found the drowned child in the silo Mrs Petsel said in the s way mark The suggestion has been made that this is an excellent oppor tunity for those who missed out on contributions in the campaign last March may now contribute to one of the important services per formed by the Red Cross Receipts Thursday At bank At Red Cross office 12022 20100 Total Raised Thorsday 32122 Raised previously 78327 Total to date5110449 Needed to reach quota 94951 Cerro Gordo quota DIVORCE POSTPONED Los AnRcles pro ceedings ngninst Mickey Rooney lave boon indefinitely postponed by Actress Martha Vickers but a reconciliation is not in the mak ng her lawyer says j North Iowa GIs Among Returning Vets From Korea Seattle More than 70 lowans are among 4737 Korean war veterans arriving at Seattle Friday on a navy transport This is the largest group of vet erans to arrive from Korea on a singleship since the rotation pro gram started The name of the transport was withheld until arrival for ity reasons The troop list as announced by the Seattle port of embarkation included the following North lowans Sgt Dean H Pike Osnge Cpl Wallace W Reynolds Iowa Falls Sgt Robert C Thein West Union Pfc Terence T Tobin Charles City and Cpl Kenneth W Wcston Arlington j under water in a silo pool 20 inches then took her out and hit her head against an iron fence Then the statement continued she held the child under water until she ceased to struggle Dr Harry H Sweet Jr pathol ogist who performed an autopsy said the child died of drowning but he also noted there were brain hemorrhages The husband 28 was withdrawn as a witness over his own protest after an attorney for Mrs Petsel halted his testimony at the inquest on grounds the husband was testi fying against his wife A Wild Ride In June 1949 Mrs Petsel took her daughter on a wild ride from Iowa City to St Louis and then re ported to police there they had been kidnaped by a 35yearold parolee Officials doubted her story and when the FBI entered the case she admitted she had just had a strange desire to take a long ride Ive had these spells before when my mind fogged she was quoted as saying This time I startedto come out of it in Alton 111 and made up the kidnaping story At Iowa City it was learned that Mrs Petsel had undergone some mental examinations in univcrsity hospitals prior to her 1949 kid naping hoax Petsels parents Mr and Mrs George E Petsel live in Iowa City His father purchased the farm near here and the husband and wife their daughter and their son Joseph Charles 10 months old moved to the place from Iowa last March REPPERT SUDDENLY ILL Des Moines attendant at Iowa Methodist hospital said Triday the condition of Polk Coun ty Sheriff Howard C Reppert was quite satisfactory Reppert was admitted to the hospital Thursday when he suddenly became ill Elizabeth Duke Accept U S Invite London Elizabeth and Prince Philip have accepted an invitation to visit Presiden Truman in Washington Oct 2426 An official announcement from Buckingham palace said the 25 year old heir presumptive to th British throne and ier husband will stay at Blair house presiden Trumans residence while the white laouse is under reconstruc on The trip to Washington will fol ow a visit to Canada They will ail from England on Sept 25 on the Canadian Pacific liner Em press of France The last members of theroyal amily to visit the United States vere King George VI and Queen Elizabeth They went there as guests of President Roosevelt in 939 also after a Canadian tour Courtcircles said it was not yet known whether Elizabeth and her navy husband will visit any other cities in the UnitedStates It will be the first trip to the American continent forthe royal air Elizabeths only previous origdistance tour was to South Africa with her parents and her ister Princess Margaret in 1947 Name North Iowa Women to Legion Auxiliary Posts DCS Moines Richard B Monk of Sheldon was installed as the new president of the Iowa department American Legion aux iliary at Fridays closing session of the organizations 3day con vention j Mrs Monk the only candidate for president succeeds Mrs E P Cora Abraham of Mt Pleasant Three vice presidents elected Thursday are Earl P Ells worth Emmetsburg Mrs Morris R Evans Red Oak and Mrs C V Nora Springs Mrs Blanche G Allbee of Des Moines was reelected secretary treasurer and Mrs H L Gordon of Des Moines was named histori an Mrs Haluska of Albia was chosen chaplain in its 9th day might soon be in sight Japanese Told Developments which introduced an entirely new factor into the negotiations included 1 In Kaesong Friday commu nist newspaper men said they had been permitted to quote reliable red sources as saying the UN de manded a truce line far north of the present front was disclosed in Tokyo that the United States armyissued a press release to Japanese news 3 days ago saying that the truce line ought logically to be fixed somewhere between the present front and the Manchurian Siberian border UN briefing officer in Seoul asked about reports that the UN demanded a truce line north of the present front said I have heard such report but can not No Comment Gen William P Nuck ols briefing officer at this cease fire base saidof the statement by the communist correspondents in Kaesong that it concerned a sub stantive part of the negofiafions andihathe ATbreak in the deadloock seems imminent one way or another For 8 days the alliedand red ne gotiators have argued fruitlessly The I9th ceasefire meeting starts at 11 a m Saturday 7 p m C S T Friday Nuckols said that at Fridays Kaesong session chief UN negotia tor Vice Adm C Turner Joy told the reds the allies would not with draw south of the tparallel an thus satisfy communist political desires to subdivide Korea The meeting lasted two hour and 50 minutes with only one 1 minute recessJ Majority of Grid Team Involved Code of Honor Is Violated AP Wirephoto NABBED ON DOPE CHARGE Irvinr WaxerGordon Wtt ler fZ tira4ari outride the federal office in down town Manhattan tarty Friday following his arrest on narcot ics charfesr He was accused ol beinr the source for the west coast of dope arriving in New York on ships and was held in baa of 10 CENTS A MUST Ithaca N Y addition o a revolver a nightstick ant landcuffs Ithaca policemen now iave another item to be carried on dime for phone calls All About rMH APOUt The Weather Friday night and cooler Friday night Low Friday night near 58 high Saturday near 80 owa Fair Friday night and Sat urday cooler Friday night Friday night urday 8085 5762 High Sat owa 5day weather outlook Dur ing the next 5 tempera tures will average two to five degrees above nonnaL Norma high this time of year is 8688 normal low 6264 There will be a warming trend over the week end turning cooler Tuesday night and Wednesday Precipi tation will average less than a quarter inch in scattered show ers Sunday night linnesoU Fair and cool Friday night Saturday fair and a little wanner Low Friday night 46 52 northeast 5258 southwest High Saturday 7882 GlobeGazette Weather data up o 8 a m Friday SAME iUf ttatk U Maximum Minimum At 8 a m EAR AGO Maximum Minimum 57 70 76 50 May Link Boys Held in Utah With Robbery Here Police were trying to determin Friday whether two 18 year ol youths arrested Thursday in Sal Lake City Utah were involved in a safe robbery in Maso City July 10 One of the youths arrested wa identified as Charles Austin Tur ner Mason City The other James Kelly McCoy McAlester Okla They were being questioned bait Lake City in connection with a safe burglary atGothenburg Nebr less tftan a week ago The were arrested after a motoris noted the license number of a car from which a safe was tossed Mason City police have wire Salt Lake City about the youths They said they did not know whether Turner has a Mason City address The safe burglary oc curred at the Walsh Construction company at 700 25th N WAt th ime it was described as the larg est burglary in Mason City in Polish Refugees Fly to Swedish Political Asylum Stockholm more Polish Sweden refugees landed in iweden in a patchedup single engine plane Friday and askec political asylum The men and a woman as authorities were uestioning 12 Polish seamen who anded in the country earlier after arrying out a mutiny on a Polish minesweeper The airplane refugees told of a arrowing trip Uses Tree Branch to Snatch Purse in Bedroom Robbery Thieves in Mason City are branching out into bedrooms As Marie Pergakis 9J1 Monroe N W watched a thief used a branch early Friday morning to steal a purse containing from her bed Miss Pergakis who was Miss Mason City in 1950 said she en tered her bedroom in time to see a hand push a branch through a window lift the purse off the bed and pull it out the window Police said the thief apparently had cut his instrument off an apple tree in the Pergakis yard Washington fP The army Friday ousted 90 West Point ca dets and Gen J Lawton Cpllint was quoted as saying a majority of the armys football team involved The cadets were discharged for violating the code of honor by aQi cepting outside help to pass class room tests Senator Byrd DVa told re porters that Collins army chief of staff had said a majority of the football team hadbeen ousted as part of the biggest shakeup in the 150 year old iistory of t h e military academy Nanes Not Announced Earlier an army spokesman said the discharges would not affect any sports policy at West Point Names of none of those ousted were announced artA the army said they would not be Byrd said he and several other senators were called to Collins office Friday morning and told of the cribbing scandal Most of those involved con fessed Byrd said Collins told the group V Some students who tookexams were said to have given copies of the questions to otners who took the tests later Byrd Gridden Start It quoted Collins as saying the cribbing startedamong football players who found it difficult to keep up with their Spending so much time practicing Collins said nothing can celling West1 Points football schedule Byrd said adding it is his understanding the army will field a team this ialL Byrd called the rifale It indicates moral fibre of the country Army to Field a Grid Team This Fall Academy Official Says New lork Col James Lear bead of the United States military information office said Friday we wfll flay football this fill He made the statement followiiir aanowwe ment that football athletes were includedin the ouster of 99 ca dets The cadets were dismissed for violation of the honor code No names were announced Head football Coach Earl Walk and virtually all other athletic in structors were absent from the post on vacation hesaid These young men were supposed to represent the finest in young American man hood Secretary of the Army Pace said he had approved the upon recommendations made by a special board The board was set up by Gen J Lawton Collins army chief of staff Special Board It was composed of Judge earned Hand recently retired rora the U S courtof appeals iri York Lt Gen Troy H fliddleton now presideixt of Louisiana State university and Vlaj Gen Robert M Danford re ired a former president of the West Point graduates association The army said the boards rec immendation was unanimous and hat it had been approved by Col ins The official announcement said hose ousted were cadets who had seen prominent in various activi ties including Varsity Maj Gen Frederick A Irving cademy superintendent said in a tatement from West Point that ie infractions consisted of rc eiving improper outside assistance n academic work Irving added In accordance with the accept code of honor a cadet is not jermitted to seek or accept im roper assistance in any of the ests presented to him in class The army said the names of ischarged cadets will not be re eased so that no undue criticism f the individuals concerned will esult No CompromUe The military academy has an nrollment of about 2400 adets are appointedto it upon o n g r cssional recommendations ;