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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILYPAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME aes WO AM9 ARCHIVES IA Five Cents a Copyi Associated Presj and Justed Press FuU Leased Wirea THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 10 1916 China L Italy Asks Easier Peace Terms PREMIER ASKS DELEGATES FOR TRIESTE DELAY GRANDSTAND CROWDS WATCH PLANE CRASH at the North Montana state fair Great Falls Mont watch smoke billow from the race horse barn alter an army A2G Invader crashed into it and exploded following a collision with an other plane Friday afternoon AP Wirephoto Great Falls Army authorities Saturday were en gaged in the grim task of com pleting identification nt the char red bodies of 6 persons killed when 2 attack bombers collided during an airshow before 20000 horrified spectators at the North Montana state fair Two of the dead killed when a plane hurtled into a racehorse barn Friday were identified at Lt Arthur Pelletier Cleveland Ohio and Dorothy Mae Szabo of Belt Mont a Montana State Uni versity student Pelletier was piloting one of the planes and was thrown out as it smashed into the barn His body that of Miss Szabo and the body of another civilian were found in the ruins of the barn The bodies the three other fliers were found in the wreckage of the planes Release of their names awaited notification of relatives An army investigating panel from the Great Falls air base launched an inquiry into the ac cident Two persons in the vicinity of the horsebarns when the plane struck were treated for shock and burns Eight automobiles parked by the structure were demolished as the plane ripped through flimsy timber Three of the twinengine mefli lim bombers were roaring low over a grandstand packed with fairgoers when eyewitnesses said a wing from one of the planes ap parently sheared off the tail of the other The third plane swung away undamaged One of the planes burst into flame and zoomed into the horse barn filled with racehorses The other sped crazily on flaming as it dug into the earth a mile away The barn flared and the screams of burning horses brought near panic to the crowd averted by army and civilian personnel Seventeen of the animals perishec in the flames and 2 others were so badly injuredthey were destroyed 2 Burned in Osage Hotl Blaze MRS DOROTHY BOTH Advances JUDGE HARRY GRUND Frameup Judge Says Frameup Woman Claims Improper Advances DCS Moines and county authorities investigated Satur day the circumstances surrounding a 26 year old divorcees allega tion that Municipal Judge Harry B Grund made improper advances to her and the jurists charge that the whole thing was a frameup Judge Grund and Mrs Dorothy Roth a stenographer in the state treasurers office and formerly a waitress at Babes taproom both spent some 6 hours at the police station Friday after the womans screams rang out from his 3rd floor office in a downtown building about 7 p m Police and County Attorney Vernon Seeburger called to the station inrfffo In by the judge declined to file charges in the case but said they would continue the probe Grund said he was talking to not heTn her Mrs Roth in his office when she P her suddenly ran to a window and be gan screaming At the same time the judge declared an unidenti fied man ran into his office from the hall pulled out Grunds shirt and his trousers down then es caped Three of the office buildingem ployes told police they saw a strange man in the building and 2 of them said they saw a man run ning from the place after Mrs Roths screams Mrs Roth and Judge Grund said the appointment was made to talk about MrsRoths attempt to regain custody of her 2 children now being cared for by her for mer husband The judge said he agreed to meet the woman at 6 p m because he was going fish ing Friday We talked for about 20 or 30 minutes Mrs Roth said All of a happened so got up came to my chair pulled me up and started mauling me I said If you dont stop Ill scream for help The judge she continued warn ed her to stay away from the door He was so finally I broke away I ran to the hall and yelled for help She recalled that before she started to scream Judge Grand ripped off his shirt tie and trousers before I could say boo This was when he first started to struggle with me Judge Grund said he returned his fishing trip changed Vlothes and went to his office for ce appointment They began talk about her family affairs as had during a previous confer V ence he said and the judge said he told Mrs Roth again he could I began to get hungry the judge told officers I invited her to go out to dinner with me We talked a few minutes more and I offered her a glass of wine as an appetizer I poured out 2 glasses me to death ran o the window and start ed screaming at the top of her voice At the same time someoody rushed in the office grabbed me from behind ripping out my shirl and dragging down my pants Three policemen entered the judges office by a fire escape anc window following the screams They were Detective Joe Bognan no who was off duty and said he just happened to be in the vicin ity and two traffic policemen with whom he had been talking They found the judges clothing in dis array Judge Grund recently has beei prominent in the news because o his sentencing of Al Babe Car nera Bisignano Des Moines night club operator to 6 months in jai for contempt of court following an altercation between them at the Y M C A here Judge Grund had issued a search warrant under which liquor had bsen seized a Babes The state supreme cour upheld Bisignanos sentencing bu he has appealed for a rehearing lowan Is Miss Chicago Chicago Gloris Leach man 20 was chosen Miss Chi cago over 14 rivals in a judging contest Friday night But Miss Leachman lives in su burban Evanston where she at tends university and her home is in Des Moines Iowa Says Peace for ks Impossible MAIN ere Jsjurec ne seriously when fire he Sullivan hotei here at 2 a rr jaturday causing a loss estimate it Suffering severe infernal am sxternal burns James Lan aster 39 who has been employe y Hie McSweeney produce firm le was crippled in infancy by in antile paralysis William Buening past 70 year ld also suffered severe burns nit his condition later in the morn ng was described as not seriou jarring complications which migh arise because of his age The men both occupied the 3r iloor of the hotel where laborin men and elderly residents mad their home The fire was dis covered by one of the occupant of this floor George Christian sen who gave the alarm IVhen the fire department ar rived Lancaster was not foun immediately as he had been over come by the smoke and had rolle under the bed He was uncon scious when found and was sti in that condition later in the fore noon His burns were both ex ternal and internal the latter caused by inhaling smoke and flames Roy Richsmann and Roy Birum firemen found the injured men and took them to the Nissen hos pital There were 11 occupants on the 3rd floor 12 on the 2nd all of whom escaped uninjured with the exception of the 2 mentioned The building was still standing after the fire but was badly dam aged by smoke and water as well as the blaze The origin of the fire had not been determined Saturday morning The hotel was owned and man aged by F W Bloxharn who pur chased it for and took pos session July 1 Bloxham is well known in Iowa as a former state bank examiner coming here from Sheldon In South Africa a native white especially a Dutchman is called an Afrikander Molotov Walks Out on Greek Delegates Talk on Albania Admission Paris Premier Al De Gasperio urged the peace conference Saturday to ease the erms of the proposed peace reaty and postpone for a year the solution of the problem of Trieste claimed by both Italy and Yugo slavia De Gasperi saiil the treaty draft drawn up by the foreign ministers council was a hard treaty in deefl with the limitation upon weapons jeopardizing the de fense of our very independence As for Trieste and the Istrian peninsula the Italian pleaded What good will come of cling Jng to a solution which only bids for new trouble Under the treaty the important Adriatic port of Trieste would be internationalized under the United Nations while the border line be tween Yugoslavia and Italy would be shifted De Gasperi said that counting the population of Trieste this would sever 646000 Italians from their country With regard to reparations De Gasperi said Italy though prepared for all necessary sacri fices must make it clear that she cannot indefinite sac rifices for an indefinite period Soviet Russia seeks 000 reparations from the Italians The Italian premier argued thai the Italian fleet had served under the allies for 3 years and should not be treated as war booty There was a stiff and stony si lence in the chamber of Luxem bourg palace as the Italian states man left the speakers stand after his 41minute address Only U S Secretary of Slate James F Byrnes relieved the cold ness of the occasion The secretary reached out a De Gasperi passed him and shook the Italians hand De Gasperi spoke the case fo the former axis power before thj conference after a morning ses sion devoted to an inconclusivi debate over an invitation to Al bania to attend In the course o that debate Russias V M Molo tov walked out on an address by Constantin Tsaldaris chief Greek delegate and foe of the Albanian regime Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Saturday night and Sunday Continued cool Saturday night Iowa Fair and cooler Saturday night Sunday fair warmer in west and central portions Low Saturday night 4555 Highest Sunday afternoon 7282 Minnesota Clearing and cool Sat urday night Sunday fair warm er west and central portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 75 Minimum 53 At 8 a m Saturday 63 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 72 62 DEMOLISHED CHURCH IN DOMINICAN TOWNSearchers pick their way amidthe rubble of an earthquake destroyed Vchureh in thetown 6f Moca Dominican re public Located m the north central part of the Caribbean island the town suffered heavily from the first of the series of earthquakes Two slight new tremors shook the island again Saturday AP Wirenhoto island again Saturday AP Wirephoto Ciudad Trujillo Dominican Re public spread through out the northern provinces of this battered country Saturday with hunger threatening the weary population as the result of a 6day ordeal of earthquakes and tidal waves which have killed 73 per sons and left 20000 homeless Two new temblors were felt Saturday morning at 4 a m am a m but they did not add to the damage With earth tremors of varying intensity j a r r i n g the terrain throughout the republic about every 5 minutes fear has gripped the inhabitants particularly about Bahia Escocesa Scotch Bay in the northern part of the island where there is great apprehension that violent shocks will strike TOWNSFOLK IN PROTEST MARCH Des Moines estimated 150 to 200 Linden residents march ed on the state capitol Saturday to support Arthur W Tornquist Lin den school superintendent defend ant in an action to revoke his teaching certificate The action was brought before the state board of education ex aminers by some Linden residents last week who charged Tornquist was morally unfit to teach Charges were based on purport ed events dating back as much as 20 years in some instances and in cluded accusations that he had been familiar with girl students had smoked in school buildings and had used profane language in the presence of pupils and teach ers Tornquist denied the charges in a public hearing and the board has not yet announced a decision Spokesmen for the group which rallied to Tornquist maintained that the charges were brought by 32 residents 23 of whom have no children in the school Coming by automobile from Lin den about 35 miles west of DCS Moines Population the group included many parents high school students and some small children The decision to make Jhe march Gilman Turner head of the group of 6 who acted as spokes men said was made at an old settlers reunion Thursday and Friday The Linden school board has tried unsuccessfully to talk to Miss Parker Miss Jessie Parker state superintendent of education by small groups Turner said Nine tythree per cent of the districtis behind Mr Tornquist The group did not see Miss Parker however but talked to R A Griffin legal adviser for the de partment who told them the mat ter was in litigation and could not be discussed now they said again Not a single inhabitant remains in the shattered coastal towns of Matanzas Puerlo Plata Batey Samana and Sanchez where there was a swift evacuation following Sundays earthquakes Many refu gees from the destroyed towns are living in trees and caves in nearby hills Travelers arriving in San Juan Puerlo Kfco from the Dominican Republic said virtually all the houses in Matanzas which had a population of 1000 were washed away by the tidal wave and that the destruction was equally severe in Julia Molina and San Francisco De False rumors of imminent quakes andtidal waves of great severity have caused such panic that punitive measures are being taken against those found guilty spreading them Already more than 80 persons have been prose cuted for relaying such reports Dispatches from Port Au Prince Haiti which shares His paniola island with the Domini BATTLEWITH CHINESE FORCE U S Ambassador Stuart Joins With General in Pessimistic Statement Nankins settle ment Chinas spreading civil war appears impossible Gen George C Marshall and U S Am bassador John Leighton Stuart de clared Saturday in a frankly pessi mistic statement issued even as U S marines in north China ex changed fresh shots with Chinese who blew up a coal train they were guarding Whether the 2 American peace negotiators uerc throwing in the towel after numerous fruitless con fercnces with Generalissimo Chiang KaiShek and Communist Gen Chou EnLai was not yet clear Their dour statement saiil every possibility had been ex plored toward ending the conflict and developing a democratic form of government for China They said the fundamental is sues unsolved concern the type of local government to be maintained in areas evacuated as the result of the redisposition of troops of both sides Marine headquarters at Peiping announced that 4 marines riding the caboose of a coal train were fired upon by 50 Chinese pre sumed in Peiping to becommu nists after charges placed on the tracks derailed the locomotive and 8 cars The marines unhurt were picked up by an 80man rescue patrol Two Chinese casualties were reported Government official warned after the July 29 clash with com munists on the PeipingrTicnlsin highway in which 4 marines were killed fiat the United States could look for further clashes with communists hoping In force Amer ican withdrawal from China An UNRRA agricultural expert from Tientsin Carol Deyoe ad dress unavailable reported at the same time that he and his Chinese interpreter were fired upon Thurs day by more than 40 Chinese can republic estimated damage in Haiti at but reported no In Washington the navy depart mentreported that approximately 131 persons were injured in the CabreraBohio area of the Domin ican republic as a result of Thurs days earthquake A cable from the American em bessy at Ciudad Trujillc Thurs day night reported that as of 6 p m no Americans had been hurt in the shocks Senator Bilbo Admits His Ku Klux Klan Membership Washington Theodore The Man Bilbo D a nationwide radio audience Saturday night that he is a member of the Ku Klux Klan although not in sympathy with some of the things in it v rxTm A mcmucr of the Ku Klux Klan No 40 called the Bilbo Kan iso 40 the senator said in answer to a question by Lawrence Spivak of the American Mercury I attended one meeting and have not attended it since because I was not in sympathy with of the things in it he added Bilbo declared he could get klan support now because no man can leave the klan He takes an oath not fo do that Once a ku klux always a ku klux The senator was interviewed by 4 newspaper and magazine corres pondents in the Mutual Broad casting System network show Meet the Press The interview ers were Ernest K Lindley of Newsweek Cecil B Dickson of Gannett publications Bert An drews of the New York Herald Tribune and Spivak Under the questioning by Spiv ak Bilbo declared that I am not informed that the ku klux klan as I know it is seeking to under mine the government He said he was not advised what the klan stands for at pres ent but I heard Gov Talmadge tell some newspaper last Friday night they could find out all about it by consulting Gov Arnall of Georgia He is a member and received a plaque award as a member He said the klan would not how ever support Arnall because no traitor of the organization or any klan ever got any support Bilbo denied that he believed in lynch law and said that in 8 years as governor of Mississippi I did everythingin my power to do away with the lynch law in my state Andrews then asked him about the statement he was reported to have made during the recent cam SENATOR BILBO paign that the way to slop Ne groes from voting was to start from the night before Bilbo The reporters may not be so reliable Andrews I think on this sir I would bet on the reporters in tegrity against yours because all of the reporters seem to agree on that particular quote The senator then said the exact statement he had made was The best time to keep a nigger away from a white primary in Missis sippi was to see him the night before British May Search Ships to Stop Jews London authoritative Whitehall source saidSaturday Britain would warn the world next week that ships of any na tion suspected of carrying illegal Zionseeking immigrants from Europe may be intercepted searched and arrested by units of the Royal navy The warning will come in an official cabinet statement on Palestine policy which will out line plans to effect a European clampdown on illegal Jewish im migration A spokesman at a foreign office news conference Saturday said he could not comment on the reported British intention to intercept or search ships flying foreign colors as this will be dealt with in a statement to be issued shortly The foreign office declined to say whether Britain already had conveyed its intention regarding shipping to any individual foreign powers That too will be dealt with in the forthcoming statement the spokesman declared The British government dressed in the bluegrey uniforms of communists as they rode in a jeep 10 miles from Tientsin after agricultural talks with communist leaders in Jchol province Neither was hit but the jeep was holed by bullets Marshall and Stuart in their joint statement said Chinas civil war daily growing mqre wide spread threatens to engulf the country beyond the control of those responsible Leaders of both sides arc anx ious to end the war the statement went on but certain issues present a stumbling block to peace TRUMANMJNS SOCIAL SECURITY Washington resident Truman Saturday signed into law a bill freezing social security taxes at one per cent and adding a month to the federal contri butions to each dependent child needy aged and blind pensioner Mr Truman set aside Saturday lo work on about 40 hills still awaitinghis signature The latest of these bills must be acted on by Aug 16 The white house said Mr Truman planned to remain at the executive mansion over the weekend The new social security law goes into effect Oct 1 and extends until Dec 31 1947 Administration leaders hoped congress by then will have overhauled the entire social security system The house ways and means com mittee spent several months this year studying social security The senate authorized its finance com mittee to spend on a sim ilar study added was pleased with the measurers bcinpr taken by the French and Italian governments to stop illegal immigration at its sources The Soviet government he saia had conveyed an oral re ply to British representations but he would not indicate whether this was favorable No information was available on the attitude of the Polish or Czech governments either he said In Jerusalem an authority pre dicted Saturday that things in Palestine will get worse before they get better Clarion Man Killed in Automobile Accident C Subject 63 Clarion was instantly killed late Friday when the car in which he was riding struok gravel and up set in a ditch near Craig Subject was a laborer who had recently been employed at Fort Dodge and Clear Lake Subject was riding with his brotherinlaw John Warner of Ireton who also was injured and is in a hospital at Sioux City Warners grandson Donald War ner was uninjured The 3 were on their way to Craig to get haircuts Subject leaves 3 daughters and a ;