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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1951, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far Horn CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N f N E I 6 H 0 R HOME EDITION TOL LVD AiwcUted fnm UalUd Full LMH Wine Ftra CtnU MASON CITIT IOWA FKIDAV AUGUST 17 1151 Thin Paper Conslju of Two One Accused Servicemen Will Fight Move tor Extradition to Italy Picture on Fire 2 Protesting their innocence two former serv icemen have indicated they wil fight any attempt to send them back to Italy for trial in the death of their commanding officer years ago AridV the Italian governmenl has taken no announced action to extradite theni to face charges made by the U S defense depart ment that they played key roles in the killing of Maj William V Holohan behind late 19441 enemy lines in Holohan head of an office of strategic services mission which parachuted behind German lines to direct aid to partisans disap peared mysteriously Charce Denied The defense department said in a statement Wednesday that he was killed by former Lieutenant Aldo Ike Icardi now a resident of Preakness N J and exSer geant Carl GjLoDolce of Roches ter N y help of two Italians JBoth Americans denied the i 7 The charges made against me are fantastic and I am confident that I shall be completely told newsmen at the home of his parents in Pitts burgh The defensedepartment has never confronted me with the charges it now makes The depart ment has obviously prejudged the case without even giving methe opportunity to make a statement about it v Icardi added that the depart ments unprecedented trial by press and radio violates themost elemental concepts of justice and due process of In Rochester LoDolce told a re porter for the Hochester Democrat Chronicle that I am absolutely innocent of any charge made against me in connection with the than that Im leaving the matter in the hands of my attorney His attorney Thomas G Presut ti said when all thefacts are dis closed there will be no question that LoDolce is innocent Presutti also said a confession which the defense department as serted LoDolce made in the sum mer of 1950 would be repudiated The department said confessions had been obtained from LoDolce and from the two LoDolce said he would fighttb the utmost attempt to tradite Mm to Italy for triaL On the same Icardi told report ers the alleged attempt to Shang hai me back to Italy is hardly worthy of belief Now Civilians The department has said neither man can be prosecuted in this country since the alleged crime occurred in Italysince both men are now civilians outside the reach of military courts The two Italians named by the department as having had a n thekilling of Holohan are tc o ontrial at Novara in northern Italy nextmonth The defense department de clined to comment on a statemen by Ken W Purdy editor of Tru magazine that government offi cials by every device at their command tried to keep the story from reaching the public The magazine is publishing an account of the Holohan slaying in ts September issue Bradley Cage Stars 8 Fixers Indicted in Basketball Scandal NEAK DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON the fairgrounds Thursday afternoon Chit woods dri for another performance which includes a balloon ascension case Confident These charges can be disproved and will be he added Right Spencer Businessman in Satisfactory Shape Rochester Minn Donald Barber 46 Spencer Iowa busi nessman injured critically in an auto accident last Saturday near Whittemore Iowa is getting along well and his condition is fairly satisfactory the Mayo clinic here virfAOw fciiC I cant say anything morereported Thursday icf tor Murder M Sergeant Colorado Springs Colo Sheriff Norman Short saiS Friday a 17yearold Denver runaway boy is being held in Castle Rock Colo for questioning in the kill ing of a cabdriving soldier Short said he may take Mr and Mrs Hal S Chase of Des Moines Iowa to Castle Rock 35 miles north of here to look at the boy The socialite couple was robbed of about S300 by the gunman who shot Sgt Martin A Bursey 20 of New Chazy N Y early Tuesday with a 22 caliber rifle Short said the youth had a 22 rifle when picked up for questioning The lad is one of a series of per sons picked up for investigation Most have been released Colorado Springs Police Chief L B Bruce said a man questioned Thursday will be given a lie de tector test Friday But Bruce added that he doubts if the man is the slayer y He was taken into custody whenpolice found a striped T shirt in his room resembling one worn bythe killer of the air de fense command sergeant Chase viewed this suspect Thursday in a police lineup with nine other men He said the voice is right the build is right but Im not certain Postoffice Against OK for MidWest Washington postoffice department Friday newal of MidWest erating permit E D Wadsworth opposed Airlines re op represehtihg ii j wiiiuu niiiui the departments division of air free The ice service told a civil aeronautics board examiners hearing that the Denefits for cities and for the postal service from operations by wouldnt be worth the high cost He disagreed with MidWests contention that its proposed use of larger twin engine planes would generate more passenger revenue and so reduce the cost to the gov ernment for carrying mail He said the additional cost of lying the larger aircraftwould offset any MidWest operates single jen gine planesout of Omaha to North latte Nebr to Huron SDak and to MinneapolisSt Paul via Des Monies It has requested a 3 ir 5year extension of its expired permit The board also is looking into proposed sale of MidWest to the Childrens day packed them in at the North Iowa fairgrounds Friday A special matinee was given during the forenoon to children were admitted which each evening which through Sunday was a complete success with the youngsters The midway was still crowded during the afternoon as the youngsters continued to enjoy the rides and the big car auto races also drew them Manager M C Lawson re portedthegrandstand a complete sellout Thursday evening for the 3rd straight performance of the Ice Varieties of 1951 Attend ance figuresfor the day topped the 8000 mark 3 u r d u e Research Foundation ponsored by Purdue university LaFayette Ind Examiner James Keith said Fri day he will grant the foundations request that he hurry up his rec ommendation on this phase of the case Keith informed foundation offi cials that approval of the pur chase could not be construed as any indication that the renewal application will be approved Daily Program for North Iowa Fair FRIDAY Childrens Day p m Concert by Corwith RENT CONTROL LIFTED Washington ff Federal rent controls in Sergeant Bluff Wood bury county Friday Iowa were lifted Prisoners Go For Art Boston prison mates who paint portraits and landscapes to escape their frus tration use scrap cardboard for canvas and tinted machine oil for paint band p Ice Varieties of 1951 on stage SATURDAY rAII About AIDING OFFICERSMr and Mrs Hal ofSes Momes are met by Sheriff Norman Short on their arrival Colorado Springs Colo to assist in the search for a gunman who shot taxi driver Set Martin A Bursey 20 The Chases were riding in the back seat when a gunman stopped the cab shot Bursey and robbed the Chases of early Tuesday The Chases returned to Colorado to view suspects arrested by officers The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night 55 high Saturday 80 Iowa Fair and cool Friday night Saturday partly cloudy with scattered showers west and cen tral portions Low Friday night 54 to 58 High Saturday 80 to 85 Light variable winds Fur ther outlook Showers east por tion Saturday night Partly cloudy with little change in temperature Sunday and Mon day Iowa 5Day Forecast Tempera tures during the next 5 days will class swine and 4H club demonstrations p o n c e r t by Nora Springs band p Chitwood Thrill show p by Rudd band p Varieties of 1951 on stage A nearcapacity grandstand crowd saw Joie Chitwoods auto and motorcycle daredevils jump roll and crash their vehicles on the grandstand track Wednesday afternoon Tm almost scared to drive home commented one man after watching the drivers seeming at tempts to destroy themselves as well as their vehicles The Chitwood show returns t the grandstand Saturday after noon with an old fashioned Sal loon ascension as an added fea ture The junior demonstration teams started their competition Fridaj and will continue into Saturday Swine and open class dairy judg ing got under way Friday Rib bons already were hung on the junior beef dairy and sheep ex hibits The baby beef sale is scheduled for Monday at 9 a m normal Normal high for this season is in the middle 80s The normal low is near 60 No im portant changes in temperature are expected The rainfall will average less than half an inch in the showers of Friday and Saturday and again about Tues day or Wednesday Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday scattered thundershowers west and cen tral portions Friday night and central and east portions Sat urday Warmer northwest Fri day night Low Friday night 5560 High Saturday 6875 in north 7580 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 72 Minimum 56 At 8 n m 66 North Iowa Newsmen Chosen for Bond Drive YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 91 65 den Iowa Reporter and president of the Iowa Press association has been named head of the state newspaper publicity committee of the savings bond division The appointment was reported by State Cochairman Gerard S Nollen following a meeting here of representative Iowa editors who agreed to serve on the bond publicity committee Among those who will work with Sexauer are Dick Beckman Knoxville Journal D E Dewell Kossuth County Advance Algona J C Moore the Wintersct Madi sonian Fred Morain Jefferson Herald and Jefferson Bee Carl Hamilton Iowa Falls Citizen and Don Reid managing editor of the Iowa Press association KILLED AT CROSSING Dcnlson Smith 20 was killed Friday when she was struck by a Chicago and North Western train at a crossing Ihere Some on Line Details Revealed PETER KALISCHER by Advance Base Below Kae Webster City piles Korea UR An armistice t the North lowa conferred for more show which was presented 4 hours Friday and appar 3 return Saturday made some progress toward a 3week deadlock over Korean truce line iy two United Nations and two communist negotiators declined comment on result of their meeting but they emerged from conference room in a jovia Gen Henry L Hammer Hank Hodes deputy clue the 8th army and chief allied M on the subcom put his arm around the Woman Dies North Korean delegate Maj Gen Lee Sang Cho as the grou for pictures together Operating Effort Revived by other two delegates TJ S Rear Admiral Arleigh 31 Knot5 Burke and Chinese Maj Gen Greensboro N Car A Rang believed the brains year old woman who died the communistceasefire de ah operating table was reported also appeared in gooc fairly good after being revived by two sides we r e believed to gepns 29 minutes after her begun their search for a acceptable ceasefire The doctors said it was the and demilitarized buffer est anyone had ever gone in a mood to compromise a natural heart beat and Chinese communist radio She wasstill not put of helping only a fewhtiturs earl however the first time said the rsds The patient whose name willing to make adjust not released by the hospital in their demand for a being given an anesthetic for zone along the 38th par nor surgery Thursday when prewar frontier between suffered a heart and South Korea The doctors who were in UN command also has ex next room for the operation dashed to her side willingness to make adjustments in its proposal for a ler chest and took turns massaging the exposed heart They also injected adrenalin and along the present battlefront in some places 30 miles north of the parallel directly into the Other doctors and nurses in Red Shoulders hospital gathered in the developments in the ing room to witness the effort conference situation in restart her heart The surgeons who asked not to be named said the woman had a history of cardiac trouble Supreme UN Commander 3sn Matthew B Ridgways pub attack was brought on by the information office issued a warning the reds again if the truce talks break DIES OF over the location of a cease Tttoberly Mo Mrs line the onus of further Kabela 20 of Iowa City will be placed on the com died Thursday of injuries shoulders fered in a twocar collision A second bulletin from Paris Mo Saturday Her public information of band Evt Frank Kabela suggested that communis of one car was released from may be using the hospital after treatment for truce flag as a cover supply frontline troops Doctor Faces Quiz in 2 Vermillion S Dak LJP A 28yearold medical researcher faced new questioning Friday after admitting drug he administered by mistake caused the death of human guinea pigs in a sedative Dr Louis F Michalek of the South Dakota school staff told a inquest Thursday he why he was placed last methadoninstead of demerol is common for the operator the tesf serve as a subject in such an Jack Cliff ord 30 a the witness said 1 and Mrs Ardys Pearson 26 there alone and wanted to retary in the universitys sure the test was stabilized cology and physiology I went under influence of died in a hospital 24 hours drug the drug was Heat Lamp Bottles Dr Michalek told jurors the normal dose of demerol is 100150 milligrams of methadon only 10 milligrams He explained that it was explained the est involved a pain threshold apparatus Subjects are exposed o a heat lamp before receiving icdatives and timed to see how mistakenly gave each of the two victims 100 milligrams of metha it takes them to react to the leat pain They are then given the Were the bottles labeled he and again tested to deter was asked by Martin Weeks if there is any change Clay county states Donald Slaughter dean of Lake Brothers Plead Guilty to Pig Theft The father of two Clear Lake brothers who were held without charge for 16 days in the county jail said Friday he was grateful for the treatment given his sons by Sheriff Cal Dwan The brothers Arthur and Don ald Steuerwald 18 and 19 route 3 Clear Lake pleaded guilty in district court Friday to a charge of stealing a pig and were sen tenced to 6 months in jaiL The sentence was suspended by Judge William P Butler and the brothers were paroled to Sheriff Attorney A J Feeney who rep resented the brothers also quoted the father as saying they were being held for their own good The brothers were arrested by deputies about midnight Aug 1 According to an information filed by County Attorney James R Brown a 300pound pig was in the rear seat of their carwhen they were arrested The pig was stolen from the farm of Ervin Owen The brothers also admitted stealing 4 other pigs from the Owen farm during July They admitted selling the pigs to a packing plant in Mason City The brothers faced a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison one year in the county jailor a fine SheriffDwan arid the coun ty attorney recommended to the court that the youths be given New York Court Picks Melchiorre Group Leader Pointed Out New York Bradley university basketball players and 8 of whom was de scribed as a gunman and JSank indicted Friday in connection with the suspected fix ing of key games AllAmerican The Bradley players named in the indictments in general s essions court were Melchiorre an allAmerican star William JC Mann and George M Chianakas District Attorney Frank S Hoganwho has directed the in vestigation which has drawn colleges and 3L players into 4thei gambling scandal said the group of fixers operated under the di rection of Joseph Beniutende a He termed him a gunman and said he was being sought under a nationwide alarm Benintende Hogan said used the aliases of Joseph GranzatandIJeter Alber suspended sentences Sheriff Dwan asked that the brothers be pa roled to him Launch Drive for Enforcing Cattle Ceilings Disclose Plans to Change Prices Washington govern ment Friday launched a nation wide drive to enforce cattle pric ceflings and disclosed plans fo harply changing the cefling hemselves Michael V DiSalle head of th office of price stabilization sai a large part of the OPS enforce ment staff will concentrate o checking cattle sales prices Tm mediate checks are to be made a slaughter plants to find out wheth r abnormally high purchases in any overceiling sales 41 years old1 Hogan declared that7 Bradley players in all were involved in thi assert fixing games but thatonly Called Together DiSalle also disclosed that th eef slaughtering industry advis ry committee has been called to ether here next Wednesday t consider steps to be taken wit espect to ceiling prices on cattl n view of the abolition of slaugh er quotas The OPS is planning to propose then Fridays statement from thi gency indicated the imposition f price ceilings on cattle sellers s well as purchasers and ceilings n individual animalsrather than n average monthly sales Congress in renewing the de ense production act recently pro libited further slaughter quotas he OPS had used quotas to di ide allowable production each month Claimed Necessary The agency has contended the uotas are necessary to block black markets in meat A move has artedin congress to restore the the 3 violated New Evidence will the grandjury iriiPeoiia and possibly in Chicago saidHogan f MWagers as jplaced by Benintendeon Bradley game Benintende countrytofurther scheme to bribe the playersto controLtho scores of said Depends oil Margin Most betting based on the number ofpointslay which ateam wins agame If this margin falls below the expected spread a person betting on the winningteam loses1 In all e indictments Twere re turned by the v graricL jury One charged the each o the 3 Bradley plSyers to lose sy more than 6points the game Detween Bradley university and Bowling Green college or Ohio played March 19 1949 in Madison Square Garden New York game wasa consolation contest in the national invitation tournaT ment The final score was Bowling Green 82 Bradley 77 overnmenfs lem power to impose DiSalle said that without quo as the OPS already is receiving numerous complaints from pack rs that they were unable to pur hase cattle at the ceiling price Since we are no longer able to lannel meat into regular norma hannels through the slaughter uota system DiSalle said ihere re growing indications of maldis ibution Yes the doctor replied Did you resd them1 Yes the medical school said Dr Michj alek made a tragic mistake buij mistakes have been made before1 Then how do you account for He added that the young research his mistake er nad an outstanding record and Its one of those things you excellent references cant account for You check it Tom Kirby Sioux Falls S Dak and then you just dont know how attorney is representing Dr Mich alek and the Clifford family has 0 account for it Dr Michalek said he discovered retained Harold Dwyer of Ver ne error within 5 minutes Marmillion ery Stuvland another secretary Coroner Myron Iverson said that n the department was to have when testimony is completed the been the 3rd subject for the exinquest would be recessed until a erhnent Methadon was to have pathological report on the victims jcen used on her bodies is ready He said he ex Dr Michalek said he himself pected it would be at least 10 days vas to have been the 4th person before the jury brings in aver i undergo the test Weeks asked diet V BULLETIN BULLETIN WAGE INCREASES OKAYED Washington iP Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston Friday approved a policy of allowing wage advances to keep step with cost of living advances least until next March STILL UNCONSCIOUS San Dicjto Cal Eileen Charles 29 of Oceanside Cal fvho was injured in an automobile accident near Logan Iowa July 5 remained unconscious here Friday Public Funeral for William R Hearst San Francisco body of Publisher WilliamRandolph Hearst was buried Friday after a public funeral at Grace Episco pal cathedral The Rt Rev Karl Morgan 31ock Episcopal bishop of Cali ornia officiated The bronze casket containing learsfs body was brought rom Chapel of Grace where it has lain in state for two days to rest before the chancel steps in the nave The family announced a distin guished list of honorary pallbear ers including former President lerbert Hoover Gen Douglas MacArthur elderstatesmanBer nard Baruch former Vice Presi dent John Nance Garner Sari Warren and Publishers Roy Howard of the ScrippsHoward lewspapers Arthur Hays Sulz erger Mrs Ogden Reid Col lobert McCormick Joseph R Cnowland and George T Cam eron Hearst died at his Beverly Hills ome Tuesday after a series of trokes He was 88 After the services Hearsts body vas taken to Cypress Lawn emetery to be buried next to his ather Senator George Hearst nd his mother Mrs Phoebe Ap erson Hearst SAME DATE MhMW ;