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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT M E S ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION VOL LX1II Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 9 1957 This Paper ConsisU of Two No Kids Day Again at North Iowa Fair HEARING CONTINUES Tells of Cash Given to Dio WASHINGTON M A former official of the old United Auto Workers UnionAFL testified Friday racketeer Johnny Dio de manded as his price for quitting the union but actually secretly received Morris Weintraub now a South Newport Ky lawyer said he had been leading a fight to fire Dio from the UAW and felt at the time it was worth if we could get rid of him lock stock and barrel and if as Dio contended the racketeer actually had spent that much out of his own pocket for union organizational efforts Weintraub told the Senate Rackets Committee hedidnt know until he heard it recently from committee investigators that the Disabled C97 Lands Safely in Hawaii lowan is Pilot of Stricken Craft HONOLULU Sixty seven persons aboard a military trans port plane from California landec safely Thursday at Hilo Hawaii after a six hour ordeal of creep ing 1000 miles with two dea engines Skimmingjust Sfoo swell of the Pacific Ocean th pilot Maj Samuel Tyson Coun cil Bluffs Iowa nursed the tw remaining engines of his C9 transport to a happy landing Crew of 10 The plane carrying a crew o amount paid was not the 10000 he and others understood as being paid Mobster Dio had invoked the ifth Amendment pleading an nswer might incriminate him hen askedThursday to tell the ommittee why he received the 16000 Dio also invoked the Fifth mendment on 139 other ques ions including whether he had ny ties with James R Hoffa Midwest boss of the Teamsters Jnion The committee contends Dio anti Hoffa worked hand in glove in deals that enhanced Toffas union power and enriched Dio Signed by Doria Among matters that Dio re fused to talk about was a lirriby the HOW There doesnt seem to be much bounce in this Jersey or its4H owner Eddie Lightbody Thornton as the two wait their turn in open class dairy competition at the North Iowa Fair Eddie i 10 and 57 passengers including 10 service wives and 2 infants was on a routine flight from Travis Air Force Base California to Hickam Field Honolulu when trouble came Maj Tyson 37 yearold veteran of World War 11 flying in China and of the Ber lin airlift radioed that the No 1 engine on the left side had failed ancl the propeller was wind milling Thirtytwo minutes later the propeller flew off and struck the No 2 engine knocking it out of action Baggage Dropped At that time the big C97 mili tary version of the Boeing Strato cruiser was just past the point of no mark on the 2250mile flight from Travis Maj Tyson orderedall baggage jettisoned to lighten the load and took the big craft down on the deck just above the sea There he found a tail wind of 15 to 25 UAWAFL in September 1954 and signed by Anthony Doria then the UAWAFLs secretarytreas urer Doria who was involved in a Senate investigation of labor union welfare fund scandals few years ago recently quit as the AIWs secretary treasurer Robert Kennedy committee coun sel said Doria was paid some for stepping out When Dio refused to acknow lege his signature on the check Kennedy said Doria had Accused Soviet Spy in Plea of Innocent NEW YORK M With all calmness ofa man resigned to fate accused master Russian spy Rudolph Ivanovich Abel was ar raigned in Brooklyn Federal Court Friday on charges which coulc bring his execution A plea of innocent was entered for him by the cqurL haggard and disheveled in dress was held without bail when arraigned before Federal District Judge Mat thew T Abruzzo s The judge inquired whether Abel had obtained a lawyer and Abel said he had not Asked long it would take him to get one Abel replied explained it as Dio had repayment invested of in miles an hour and shifted his destination to Hilo about 200 miles nearer the mainland than Hickam AFB his normal destin ation Another C97 which took off from Travis northeast of San Fran cisco just behind Tysons plane trailed about 15 miles behind the crippled craft About UAWAFL Local 102 That is the local Kennedy said in which Dio collected hood lums and later switched them into a batch of specially created Teamsters Union locals to rig the election of a Hoffapicked man to the top Teamsters spot in the key New York area Secret Hearing Kennedy said Dio told a secret Senate committee hearing last year he never helped finance UAW Local 102 This statement apparently conflicted with Dor ias reported explanation Dio offered no help in clearing this up I really dont know Abel said he would like to be given time to procure an at torney before further proceed ings and the judge complied The judge then set a hearing in the case Aug 13 Abel alleged to be a colonel of the Soviet secret police was in dicted by a Brooklyn grand jury on charges that he headed a Russian spy ring sending U S military and atomic secrets to iis homeland Abel spent Thursday night in the Federal House of Detention Tex He had been awaiting de portation as an illegal alien in detention camp at McAllen Tex when indicted by the Brooklyn grand jury as a key Soviet The The Weather FAIR PROGRAM FRIDAY 20th Century Shows on Midway Special prices on rides to chil dren under 12 Gate admission free to children under 16 p n d klemrrie p Varieties of 1957 SATURDAY 20th Century Shows an Midway a e r r o d o County junior live stock sale 4H girls district dem onstrations pige ons open class p c o n c e r Greene p car races agent indictment charges Abtel used shortwave radios and mi crofilms hidden in such devices as hollowedout coins pencils bolts cuff links and earrings as a means of transmitting in formation Finals of Rodeo Are Held Judging to Be Completed The North Iowa Fair Friday was turned over to the young sters They flooded through fha gates for the free morning mat inee before the grandstand and those 12 years and under rode at reduced rates on the 20th Century Shows midway Gate admission was free too to children under 16 It was the second Kids of the week air the fair but the adults also took advantage pf Thursday nights cooling rain arid crowded through the gates along with totagers and teenagers The finals of the Barnes Cham pionship Rodeo was the highlight of the afternoon before the grand stand with cowboys competing foe cash over an animated obstacle course of broncs and brahma bulls scurrying calves aud lung ing steers Complete Judging The Ice Varieties of 1957 as cool an evenings entertainment as can be found will be the final grandstand attraction of the day Judging of livestock entries was to be completed Friday One of the top drawing cards of the fair the 4H livestock sale will folknv at 9 a m Saturday FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES re nffininlo cairt mnrp tVlaw NEW ORLEANS A gulf storm named Bertha grew into T j j j ij L 11000 persons attended me ex a fullfledged hurricane Friday and sent rising tides against the LouisianaTexas coastal region that suffered heavily from cane Audrey in June class 3udging Hundreds of persons living in lowland areas of the irregular Vander Ploeg the son of Mrand Mrs George Lightbody and a member of the Thorn ton Farmhands 4H Club takes a short snooze on the back of his prize entry Hurricane Menaces Gulf Goast p m L o a d beeves out baby p nawha STORM DAMAGE DBS MOINES storms caused an estimated IVi million after being flown from damage in Iowa p c e 1957 Varieties of Louisiana coastline fled to higher ground as the storm into a 75mileanhour howler The Red Cross opened refugee cen ters in Lake Charles and other southern Louisiana cities The Coast Guard said high tides at San Luis Pass 25 miles south Galveston Tex stranded sev eral persons in a car and house trailer Rescue units were sent Mason City day night Mostly cloudy Fri with an occasional shower or thunderstorm low in mid 60s Saturday partly cloudy high in mid 80s I Iowa Partly cloudy through Sat urday Scattered showers andj thunderstorms Friday night and south Saturday Cooler northwest Friday night and over most of state Saturday Low Friday night in 60s In fact the dapperdressing Dio would give only his owr name and that of his counse beside him He refused to sa whether he is an American citi zen a Communist or engaged in espionage for the Soviets Dio listened intently while the committee played tapes of wire tapped telephone conversations which Kennedy said were re corded by New York police under court order in 1955 The committee said the voices were jlhose of Dio fellow racketeer Tony Ducks Corallo and two of Corallas lieutenants Carmine Tramunti and Dick Kaminetsky In the recordings Dio was rep resented as telling Corallo meetings with Hoffa of Crosses Iowa A band of showers and thunderj storms pushed across Iowa from Five Day Iowa Temperaturesjthe northwest Thursday night and will average near normal SatFriday dumping 255 inches of urday through Wednesday Nor1 rain at Sibley and more than an rnal high temperature is 8487 inch at several other points Normal low is 59 north to 65 south Some cooling during the LeMars reported 180 Alton 123 and Estherville 100 Other weekend with generally minor Amounts included Sheldon 71 changes thereafter ScatteredJMerrili 64 Maurice 70 Mason thundershowers Friday night City 29 Spencer 25 Sioux and Saturday and again about Tuesday will average 20 to 60 inch rain 18 Waterloo 04 and Des Moines and Council Bluffs traces The Weather Bureau said i showers were preceding a Minnesota Partly cloudy expccted J0 overspread the ant Globe Gazette weather data up to S am Friday i state by late Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 87 67 70 29 63 HEAD TAX HARRISBURG Pa Bald Lake Baby Accidentally Strangled CLEAR LAKE Firemen vorked vainly for nearly an hour Thursday afternoon with a res pirator trying to revive a LV4 year old baby accidentally strangled in his crib Mark Alan Frederickson son of Mr and Mrs Laurence F Frederickson was in his crib when the cord of a Venetian blind became tangled around his throat according to Frederick B Shaf fer acting coroner The child was found by Mar garet Rose Peterson 12 a fre quent babysitter at the Fred erickson home She told Shaffer she thought the child was dead5 when she discovered him The girl daughter of Mr and Mrs Marvin K Peterson was washing dishes in the house at the time Shaffer said Mrs Frederickson who was in the yard when the tragedy was icovered had put Alan to bed forj a nap about 30 minutes before Margaret found him strangled Besides his parents Alan is survived by two brothers John 5 and Paul 7 months and one sister Mary 3 The child was born Jan 6 1956 in Mason City Mass of the Angels will be sung at 9 am Saturday at St Patricks Catholic Church Clear Lake1 Father Clarence Kruc will be celebrant Burial will be in St Jo sephs Catholic Cemetery in Ma son City The Wilcox Funeral Home Clear Lake is in charge Times Square Meeting to Close Graham Rally NEW YORK W Evangelist Billy Graham plans to wind up his New York crusade with a mass meeting in Times Square Sunday night Sept 1 The Times Square meeting will Degin at 7 pm and Graham said it will be brief so as not to hold up traffic too long at the cross roads of the world Times Squareis almost never used as a meeting place to their aid Bureau using strong language to warn the ireatened areas said in an ad isory that Hurricane Bertha ireatens the west Louisiana and pper Texas coasts from Galves on to Vermillion Bay Residents of the Cameron Par sh county area of Louisiana vhich took the full force of Hur icane Audrey six weeks ago evacuated Thursday night and residents of other low coastal areas joined in the flight for high er and safer ground Offshore drilling crews began returning to he mainland at the first storm warnings Thursday Civil Defense units were alerted irom New Orleans westward and headquarters here was on an SAME grand championBlack Poland China b o a r and sow Donald Engh showed the grand champion Spotted Poland boar the sow was ownedby Melvin Kobernusz Manly the grand champion Yorkshires sow and boar were shown by Guy Gates Son Waverly Berkshire boar and sow were shown by Golden Glow Farms Ionia and Durocs by Henry E Krull Buffalo Cen ter aroundtheclock watch on Ber thas movements Sheriff 0 B Carter of Cameron Champion Sow Art Johnson and Son St Ans gar had the champion Hampshire sow and boar and Dave Kuns showed both Chester champs Kenneth Hanson and Sons Dows topped the open class Ayr shire show by taking both grand champion bull and female The grand champion Jersey female was shown by H R Massee and Son Nashua No grand cham pion bull was named The grand champion bull and female Milking Shorthorns were shown by R E Perkins Esther ville and the top Holsteins by Parish where more than 500 died in Hurricane Audrey June 27 said his parish almost completely evacuated Gerlach Holsteins headed Pennsylvanians will have to pay the states three per cent sales tax for their toupees The Pennsylvania Revenue Depart ment Friday ruled a hairpiece is a cosmetic HER DAY No one enjoys the fair more than chil dren and Friday was Childrens Day at the North Iowa Fair Little Neva Dell Cawley is only 3 but she hands her dime to Jean Dobson for aride on the merrygo rbund She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs James Cawley 121 6th S W South Dakota Woman Killed in Accident SIOUX CITY Ber tha Leer 57 Vermillion S D was injured fatally here Thursday in a car accident on a new stretch of highway in Sioux City Her car collided with one driven by Rob ert W Axemaker 64 Sioux City Both motorists were alone Champion Ram The grand champion Columbia ram and ewe in open class was shown by William Fritz and Sons Wesley champion Hamp shire ewe and ram by Sam E ijSmith and Son Eagle Grove Shropshire ewe and ram by Amy Folkama Mason City champion Suffolk ewe and ram by Milbrandt Brothers Buf falo Center and champion South down by Lewis and Rothiisber ger Cresco Carolyn Duea Thornton the sheep showmanship award in the 4H county sheep show in which only blue ribbons were awarded It was her second showmanship award of the fair having won the baby beef showmanship award Tuesday in competition jfor 4Hers under 14 Five boys 4H demonstration teams won top honors Thursday in county competition Top sen ior demonstration teams were imade up of Bill Green and Gary Sutcliffe Mason Booster Boys and Eugene Lowe and Lorcn Hoffman Fertile Livewircs In junior competition Harold Pruin and Daryl Stevens Mason Booster Boys Don Butcher and Dennis Thompson Rockwell 1 Ramblers and Daniel Fulghum land Tom Judd Lincoln Loyal Lads took blue ribbon honors TAKES DAIRY HEIFER HONORS A purebred Hoi stein heifer shown by Carol Blum Mason City Thurs ainpion competition Carol is the daughter of i Charles H Blum and BOND ISSUE OKD MANSON Thurs day a bond is sue to finance a new elementary school for grades from kimlfirgar Mrsten through sixth The is we Upproved 851222 ;