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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1951, Mason City, Iowa Daily Ntwtpoptr BE TNI MIWfPAPII THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NliaHIOtS HOME EDITION Ttvt MASON cmr IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST n im Thte Papv Two Omaha Men Accused of Aiding KStts Charge Selling Stolen Jewels Omaha Omaha mei s druggist a jeweler and a salesman were charged Wednes day with batik robber Kenneth Kitts transport and sell worth of stolen gems in an Oklahoma City holdup in 1849 Benjamin B Livingston owner andmanager of the National Jewelersstore here Albert Jos eph Rotella a drug store man ager and salesman and former juke box system Manager Ger ald T Duff werescheduled to be arraigned before a U S com missioner Wednesday The FBI announced the arres of the 3 here and said1 warrants alsowerefiled against Kitts now serving a long prison term an Charles Taylor Omaha now held in Minneapolis on charges of bank burglaries Uncvt Diammds The 5 were accused of trans porting a small packet of uncut diamonds from Oklahoma to Omaha and then to Chicago The gems were taken from Peter Goldberg vice president of the Julius Dreyfus wholesale jewel ers of New York City in May 1949 near Oklahoma City the FBI said They have not been recoveredi Goldberg was carrying over in uncut diamonds and other jewelry when he was robbed FBI Agent James Dalton sale the jnen actually received about for the diamonds which was split 5 ways They were sold to a fence in Chicago this spring he said of the 5 men at one time had possession of the which were small and Just aboul small the size of a mans fist Dalton said BMat Threeroentheld Goli outside Oklahoma City himrto drive J5 miles then left him Abound and All 5 menwere accusedln a gems were with Jo Chicago for salt where they r a vtatr received an roent partial pay Kitts has long police wcord He was senfctolprijori in Nebras ka after captured following a jailbreak in Iowa After he completes Ms term in Lincoln be faces imprisonment in IowaThen South Dakota along with Taylor who was arrested Just recently while attempting to board an Alaskabound airplane The FBI said arrests of the 3 men resulted from many months of investigation bythe Nebraska safety patrol Oklahoma city po lice andvfederal agents a former country Omaha club manager was charged by polire with operating a bookie establishment in Council Bluffs at one time about a year ago Remington Conviction Is Reversed New U S court of appeals reversed Wednesday the conviction of William W Rem ington former government econo mist on charges of perjury m denyinghe had ever been a mem ber of the communist party t The courts decision written by Chief Judge Thomas W Swan was unanimous The case was re turned i to the district court for a BAITLESHIP WISCONSIN AGROUND IN HUDSON stand by alongside the 45000ton bat tleship Wisconsin after the ship grounded inthe Hudson river Wednesday In the background is theNew Jersey shore This picture was taken through the mornirig haze from the top of the RCA a 60incti lens Battleship Wisconsin Aground But Towed Free by Railroad Tug 45000ton West Union teenage boys were killed tnd two others injured early Wednesday when their car crashed into two collision stalled trucks They were home ward bound after attending the sattleship Wisconsin dragged her Fay ette county fair in West Union moorings and stuckin the Hud son river mud opposite Manhattan Wednesday Then 13 little tow boats pulled her free in a drama enacted before thousands of city onlookers An official navy statement esti mated that she was held fast on the Jersey shore south of Edge water lor one he two weeks her sister the Missouri was imbedded in Ches apeekVliay sandin January 1950 approximately two and a half hours The battleship was welcomed nto New Yorkharbor Tuesday on icr arrivalfrom Halifax W S on a training cruise Most of the midshipmen aboard Crash Kills 2 Boys Injures 2 Others Sheriff Fred House said the 1950 carin which the boys were riding was demolished and that they must have been going at a terrific rate of speed From Tripoli Dead were Otto 16 of Westgate and William Kollman 15 of Tripoli Kyle Crossf 16of Westgate and informed sources said Wednesday he faces banterobbery charges tsuware given shore leave and tin Bernard Hetnking Kof Towboat men said however the Their injuries did not appear to Wisconsin was in difficulty for be serious Sheriff House said It was a miracle that Cross and Reinking were not killed The accident occurred on high way 150 south of Maynard at about midnight Sheriff House said a southbound truck driven by Donald King of Menomonee Wis topped a rise and that King apparently dozed off moffieniarilysad histruck get out of his own lane Kings truck a northbound truck Before either truck driver had time to get out of his cabithe car carrying the 4 boys and driven by suit her stern appears to haveBartr ran into the trucks House mighty vessel was moored fore and after to floating buoys De 3rd naval districtgave thisiport Early Wednesdaymorning J S S Wisconsin apparently dragged her buoys and as a re Rear Admiral Walter S laney commandant of the been grounded in soft mud for a period of one hour The strong of last eve ning and a strong tide probably contributed greatly to this inci dent There was no apparent damage t all and upon being pulled clear the Wisconsin slipped her moor ng buoys and Gravelieved they were about end bay Brooklyn where divers will be sentdown to further in estigate the condition of the bot om new trial Remington graduate of 33yearold honor Dartmouth was found guilty by a jury of 7 wom en and 5 men last Feb 7 Federal Judge Gregory F Noonan imposed the maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and a fine The reversal was based in large piart on technical grounds Judge Swan agreed with the defense that the definition of membership in the communist party contained in the charge to the jury was too ivague and indefinite Concurring in the decisionere former Chief Judge Learned Hand and Judge Augustus N Hand Remington had risen rapidly in government service until his loyalty was questioned At the age of 30 he was the department of commerce official in charge of ex ports to Russia and its satellite countries During his trial he occupied the witness stand for a week and in sisted throughout hp never had been a communist The prosecu tion was never able to prove that Remington possessed a communist party membership card but con tended he used a communist party postoffice box to receive mail at FIRST FAMILY GIRL Little Rock Ark fP An 8 pound 5ounce daughter was born here to Mr and Mrs Julian first girl born into the Smith family in 52 years Paper Predicts Quintuplet Birth to Chicago Woman Chicago Chicago Herald American said Wednes day that obstetricians have pre dicted a Chicago crea is about to become the mother of Quintuplets or sextuplets However a check of every hos pital in Cook county having ma ternity facilities produced no con firmation of the report The American said the obste tricians top men in their profes sion have been unable to de cide whether the woman is ex pecting 5 or 6 babies Some usingstethoscopes have detected the heart beats from 6 babies the newspaper said All have easily detected 5 heart beats An American Medical1 associa tion spokesman said it is possi ble for a doctor to hear 5 or 6 babies heartbeats with a stetho scope V The spokesman was not sure whether a doctor could distin guish that many babies in an X ray photograph The babies are expected to be born late this month or early in September the American said SAME Black ttaf U SI htin said Bartz and Kollman were killed outright From Decorah The northbound truck was driv en by Albert Fink of Decorah and J C Gaffney of Decorah who was riding with rink was hospitalized Cross was later released from1 Seinking said he be Takes Russian Jet for Study By DAYTON MOORE Washington navy nas captured a Russian MKJ15 jet fighter intact in theKo rean war and it is being analyzed minutely by aiif forice engineers 60 miles an hour He said the im pact pushed one of the trucks off to one side of the road and the other truck off to the other side of the road Macy Beaten in New York New York if W Kingsland Macys 25year undisputed reign over republican Suffolk county was at an Theformer congressman foe of Gov Thomas E Dewey and friendof Sen RobertA Taft R was defeated by a decisixre margin in his bid in Tuesdays jrimary election to retain Ms re ublican leadership in eastern Island The Suffolk county battle was he highlight of a primary elec tion which had only other major contest in the state That was Carmine De Sapios successful light to retain control of New York countys Tammany hall against opposition of Mayor Vin cent R Impellitteri De Sapios machine with only i leadershipcontests uncounted icld a 133 lead over the city hall backed forces of Robert B Blaikic Danish Fishing Expert Blegyad Dies at 65 Copenhagen Denmark ff Danish biologist Dr Harald Bleg vad 65 died Tuesday night He was an expert on fish and ishing and served for years as adviser of several foreign govern ments FRENCH WHEAT LOOKING UP Paris French farmer vill get a 38 per cent increase in he price for wheat this year the cabinet decided Wednesday communist ly was shot down about a month ago ers from carriers operating off the west Korean coast South Korean troops aided in the salvage of the enemy fighter which fellin shal low water No body was found in the plane It was assumed the pilot bailed out some distance from the crash scene The M1G15 was sent to Wright Patterson air base Dayton Ohio where it is being studied in great detail v Neither air force nornavy offi cials would comment But an an nouncement is expected as soon as its wording and timing can be agreed upon by British and IT S officials An informed source said Tues day that the MIG engine showed a powerrating of something less than of thrust STewer American jei engines be ing developed are designed to nave from 10000 to 14000 pounds of thrust The U S F86s present engine has 5200 pounds Mossadegh British Negotiator Wijl LeiiVe Iran By JOSEPH MAZANDI Tehran tain UR Mohammed Mossadegh said Wed that Irans oil talks with Britain have collapsed am that Chief British Richard Stokes would leave Teh ran Mossadegh held a night confer ence with Stokes after handin him Irans answer Britain ultimatumto accept operation o the oil under a Britis general manager didnot arrive cision Mossadegh said after ward He added that Stokes intended to leave Thursday The premier said he had not agreed to Stokes1 proposal for management of th oE fields made in the form of an ultimatum that day Emmetsburg Sets Special Election Emmetsburr UR A special election set for Thursday prompted lastminute debate Wednesday on whether Emmetsburg should es tablish a municipial power plant Proposals for such a plant called for purchase of Iowa Public Serv ice company facilities here at a cost not to exceed The Emmetsburg city council called the special election in act ug on a petition demanding settlement of the issue which has developed into one of the citys touchiest subjects in history 5 WORKERS KILLED Tel Aviv Isnel workers were killed Wednesdayj in a boiler explosion in an edible oils factory here Mossadegh took Irans reply tc Stokesafter atwo and onehal aqur emergency meeting of thi Iranian cabinet and the mixed parliamentary oilcommission summer palace where Stokes has been staying An Iranian spokesman said that if the two did not agree on continuing the talks ooth Stokes and TJ S Presidential Ad viser W Averell Harriman woulc eave Tehran and the negotia tions would be considered sus pended The spokesman Dr Ali Shaye gan did not disclose the contents f the Iranian reply but said he hoped the talks started 19 days ago wouldcontinue Cor Dealer Gets Wrong End of Deal St Charles Mo St Charles used car dealer gulped when he saw Mrs William Dans and her 11 children walk in The dealer had advertised that he would knock off for each child from the price of any used car Davis chose a S100 car waiving the extra deduction Sports Bulletin MRS JOHNSTONE DEFEATED 5 AND 4 St Paul Julias A Page Jr of Greensboro N Car defeated Mrs Ann Casey Johnsione of Mason City the Iowa champion 5 and 4 Wed nesday in the second round of the Womens National Ama teur Golf tournament Armies of Caterpillars Advance in New Mexico Albuquerque N Mex county agent said Wednesday that two huge armies of caterpillars advancing in a giant pincers movement will stop short of Albu querque long enough to convert trom ground to airborne attack Joe Cole said the caterpillars woulddon cocoons and emerge next spring as moths It was believed earlier that the millions of droughtstarved crea tures would move right into the city Scouting parties reported that one army was 5 miles east of the city and the other 10 miles to the west Coles statement slowed the preparations of health officials who were readying DDT com pounds to spray the hairy critters Previous contact sprays had failed to slow the oncoming hordes Ive never seen anything like it Cole said after seeing the caterpillars They usually eat weeds and stay out of the mesas but the drought has apparently prompted them to cometo town Cole called in New Mexico A M entomologists who identified the caterpillars as the larvae stage of the whitle line Sphinx moth They are mustard yellow colored with 4 black stripes along their backs Cole said they were about as long as a kingsized cigaret and as big around as a fountain pen The worms were eating weeds in their march and had not caused any serious damage res Accuse Reds of More Bad Faith Parley Continues Hurricane Strikes Tampico Full Blast Tampico Mexico dangerous hurricane Wt Tampi co with full fury Wednesday morning Houses were wrecked Early reports said 15 persons were injured by windborne debris Electric power was cut off to prevent fallen wiresirom killing people in the streets Firemen rescued 25 families from the wreckage of their homes The terrific storm hit about a m CST in the midst of a heavy rain weather bureau estimated the winds force at 78 miles an hour The greatest force of 130 miles an hour at the hurricanes center passed only about 60 miles east of Tampico and was expected to hit the mainland late Wednesday Taft Demands HJST Explain T Liar Charge v t s Me RobertA Taft accused President Truman Wednesday of attempting to charges of comniunis influences and corruption in the administration with shoutsof 30 miles north of here Veteran Tampico newsmen des cribed it as the worst storm to hit the city in 15 years The power company pulled all switches shortly after Wednes days hurricane hit That lefl Tampico without lights stopped stieet cars silenced radio stations cut communications Panic stricken refugees ran into schools and public buildings where hundreds had already tak en refuge during the night Many drenched and frightened towns people crowded into churches to pray as the winds screamed out side Firemen said they had uncount able reports of wooden houses blown down Two members of a fishing trawler crew were drowned Tues day night in the Gulf of Mexico east of Brownsville Texas when high winds off the hurricane swamped their boat Brownsville is some 270nules Tampi co Bargaining on Hams Will Resume Ottumwa IP Bargaining on the local demands of the CJO Packinghouse Workers of Amer ca including a request for two free holiday hams per employe each year from John Morrell and company may be resumed later ihis week or next week J The local union has nopes that it will a majority of its de mands according to its president W E Van Tassel at the same time he described some of the demands as trading points in discussions with management which has not yet commented on the 27 items sought Ask Chain In addition to a free 15pound ham each Christmas and Easter eve for every are 1810 members of the CJO unior unions local demands tatively has decided on a personal The Ohio republicanrnamed by Mr Truman favorite for the GOP presidential nomi nation a party rally in this old fishingjport the president of the United States can so blithely dismiss the proved charges in many cases brought out and sub stantiated by democratic com mittees is evidence of the low standard he accepts himself anc hopes will be accepted by the people j Taft challengedthe presides to followup J denunciation scandal mongers by being spe cific I declared Taft out the lies in stead of shouting liar Swinging down east in a politi cal pulsetaking tour of north ern New England Taft hehas not yet made up nis inin about running for admitted he to make a year Taft frankly conceded Jie is thinking about the early presi dential firsfin the nation being in New Hampshire in March The Ohio senator opened his5 day junket wiftua swing through New Hampshire where met party leadersrand wastold pri vately that the sentiment there has not yetcrystallized ask among other benefits A chair for each worker whose duties allow him to sit while on the job Two hours paid travel time laily for each employe paying him for time coming to the Jot and getting home at the end of the Say Free lunches furnished by the Company or a dollar in cash per unch Meats to be sold Morrell work ers at wholesale prices Van Tassel pointed out that the emands which already have aroused considerable comment vere formulated at union meet ings during the past year Union members look around and see what benefits other un ons are getting over the country e explained The ideas are rought in and discussed at our nion meetings and if approved ley are written down and pre ented to the company when the me comes Van Tassel said that the lo al demands of the company are ot accordingly so unusual Free to Visitors The company gives h a m to ome visitors he said adding hat the union thought its mem ers should get hams too Other oncerns he pointed out make a custom to present employes vith samples of their produce at Christmas At Detroit he added some auto vorkers get paid birthday holi ays another demand of the lo al union In addition to the local demands he Morrell packing worker un on members are asking the in ernational demands sought by ic CJO union from all packing ouses They include an annual age of for the labor or owest paid classification of work1 ers with differentials increasing h e compensation creases as skill in Decide on Tax Boost of Million Washiioiton taiiwr ing senate finance income tax ooost 412000oo low er than that voted by the nouse The committee threw out the house revenueboosting plan of in dividuals Tuesday and adooted a formula of its ownwhich consid erably lightens the increase in the upper income brackets This formula wouldjraise per sonal income levies by an estim ated a year com pared with in the house The committee continues its closeddoor reworking of the house bill Wednesday It hasyet to act on the in corpora tion tax boosts voted by the house or the hikes In many excise taxes The tentative vote was the firs taken by the senators in their re writing of the housepassed 200000000 measure It bore out advance predictions of committee members that the senate would whittle down the souse figure rather than increase it toward the asked by President Truman to help bal ance the budgets andhold down inflationary pressures No Sign of Breaking MostTallcSOn Shooting Affair By mOBEET B TOCKMAN illier accused the communists Wednes day of making a universal sym bol of bad faith out of site of Korean war truce talks The was broadcast after a shirtsleeved subcommittee held session in Kaesong without signof breaking the deadlock over draw an line across Korea The scheduled another try lor Thursday Armistice negotiations complicated by a dispute over latest red charges that United Na tions forces violated the Kaesong neutrality zone The United Na tions command broadcast fronrr Tokyo to Korea said the comma nist charges border on the ridicu delegates as2 signed attention tqrthe question of armed personnel mtheconfemictlirea1 The broadcast traced the history ofrincidents within the neutral zone and own ques tion r order to gatesiby aJshdWdf wnfwreci wlttrigierjti of side jssues blocking the discussions scussions rt r There was nof suggestion from any quarter that prcgressV had teen madeto ward settling the holdincoutcfor theit original de mandsonwhereitqjereate a bufferl battle line thereds along SStfef ranefr Mostoi3heviront is northl SSr A ViYVYX It was authoritatively that chief na new instructions from TJITCom manderGerL Matthew BRidgway Tokyo Joy returned to Murisan Tuesday Responsible quarters said the IN position remained unchanged release advance pictured the reds las obdurate nTtHelripolitic ally tainted demands and scrutable an presenting them It said the i communists Strere im the military logic of the s allied command PRISONER FOUND HANGED i Gplinger 21 ofDes MoiriesWax ound hanged in his cell at the state Tuesday night Guard Vincent McGreevey aid Kiplinger had used a belt to hang himself from the cell bars Will Recommission Iowa on Saturday San Francisco UBrThe 45000 ton battiesnip Iowa will be re commissioned for return to duty at the San Francisco naval ship yard Saturday morning the navy has announced Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz will be the principal speaker as Capt William R Smedberg HI of San Francisco formally takes lis new command Smedberg a former aide to the chief of naval operations served in both the aters during World war II The 1200 seilors of his new command have begun the task of getting the mothballed battle vagon shipshape for active duty All About leather I Mason City Tair Wednesday night High 74 to76Partly cloudy Thursday Low Wednes day night 52 to 55 high Thurs day 76 to 79 Ittwa Thursday partly cloudy and warmer with scattered showers beginning in the west portion in the afternoon or night Low Wednesday night 57 to 62 west 50 to 57 east Highs Thursday 80 to 85 except 75 to 80 extreme northeast Further outlook Fri day scattered showers Saturday partly cloudy and not much change in temperature Minnesota Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy scat tered showers beginning north and west portions Low Wed nesday night 5560 west 4652 east High Thursday 7684 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 70 Minimum 4ft At 8 am 55 YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 4g ;