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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1953, Mason City, Iowa North iowas Daily Newspaper for the Home LOBE ETTE THE N EWSPAPE R THAT MAKES ALL NO RT HI OW A NS NEIGHBOR HOME EDITION MASON cmr STORIES Open Saturday and Monday Nights December 19Z1 UntH 9 Oclock VOL LX Associated Press United Press Full Wires Cents a Copy MASON CITYIOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 19 1953 This Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ono 41 Maps a n s o n R ed s Cri mina Dolan Is Indicted Soy Officer in Kidnap Case Lied on Ransom KANSASVCITY of the officers who arrested kidnaper Carl Austin Hall has been indicted on a chargeof perjury by a federal grand jury probing the missing Green lease ransom money The indictment was returned late Friday against Elmer Dolan 25 shortly after he had appeared before the grand Dolan and Lt Louis Shoul II ders arrested Hall in St Louis jui y i i ceo Oct G Dolanwas suspended by theSt Louis Police Board Dec 10 pend ing a hearing on chargesgrowing out of the handling of the arrest Ibdo UOQr Frees Man Judge Issues Ban CHICAGO UP A judge has ordered three women and nine men banned from federal court jury duty for life for turning a hard ened criminal out on the street FederalJudge Joseph Sam Perry the jury brought in a not guilty verdict Friday in the case against Alphonse Fart kus 25 r Bartkus was accused of leading a threeman gang in the holdup of the Federal Savings and Loan Cqmpany in suburban Cicero last July Two alleged accomplices Joseph Consentino and James Brindis had pleaded guilty named Bartkus as their leader and are now awaiting sentence The jury deliberated three hours before acquitting Bartkus When Perry heard the verdict he snapped wait a minute and gentlemen he said Ive never been so disap pointed in my life You can hatag your heads in shame This is a disgrace and an abom inable shame Perry continued You have turned a hardened criminal out on the street He was a leader and the brains of this gang The angry judge brushed aside Baitkuss statement that he was in a barber shop at the time of the robbery Resigned Shoulders resigned in October charging the investigation into the arrest was assassinating and de stroying his Hall and Mrs Bonnie Brown Five Ballots Taken French Again Fail t o Break Vpt ing Deadlock VERSAILLES France historic deadlock remained un broken Saturday when Parliament in joint session in historic Ver sailles Palace failed on the fifth ballot to elect a president of the French Republic Never before in French history lave more than two ballots been needed to elect a president Premier Joseph Laniel and So cialist MarcelEdmond Naegelen itter foe of the European Army PREVIOUSLY REPORTED sioug Heady were executed early Friday for the kidnaping and slaying of 6 Kidrmpers Buried MARYVILLE Mo W Carl Austin Hall and Mrs Bonnie Brown Heady who died together for the kidnapslaying of Bobby Greenlease will be buried 175 miles apart Saturday despite the womans death row wish that they be laid to rest sidebyside Halls body was to be taken to Pllasanton Kan for burial at 10 am from the Jefferson City Mo funeral home where it has been since the pair was ex ecuted early Friday The body of Mrs Heady was brought here Friday The exact time for her funeral had not been announced She will be bur iedin Ciearmont Mo ceme tery near here Both will be buried next to their parents Monroe Junior Hirh School Roosevelt Junior High School Mason City Junior Collese E Main Office Service Mason City Lions Club Orejron Friend In Memory of Joseph Klein Explorer Post 8 Boy Scouts RoxyrEffress That Same Doctor Friend The Harry Cells Police Auxiliary Association Grant Willing Hands Clear Lake From Ha M and Jlon v In Memory of Samuel C Wright From His Son Mason City Button Club Two Old Unit 131 Iowa National Hairdress ers CosmetologistAssn Anonymous Friend W C Hansen Is SonForest City Mason City Telephone Operators Office employes Independent School District of Mason City Group 7 of Congregational Guild 681 583 114 152 2500 5000 flO 100 Plan whom the Communists sup port remained in the lead But both lost strength on the fifth bal lot The official tabulation for the fifth ballot was Laniel independent 374 votes Naegelen 312 Jean Medecin radi cal Socialist 197 Foreign Minister Georges Bidault Popular Republi can 13 scattered 25 blank vote five Four hundred and sixtyone votes are needed for election PRESIDENT EISENHOWER Balky American PWs Are Planning Festive Christmas With Communists 1000 SOO S300 200 1000 100 100 200 4000 800 1000 PANMUNJOM UPt Twentytwo American war prisoners planned a festive Christmas behind barbed wire Saturday as the UN Com mand made a last ihinute appeal that they weighcarefully their de cision to stay with the Reds A 12page letter addressed to each prisoner urged them tobe certain their refusal to return home was not an irrevocable1 mistake Copies of to Lt Gen THE DAYS TOTAL S 38921 TOTAL TO DATESM0103 CAMPAIGN GOAL 5250000 CASH STILL NEEDED the letter were sent K S Thimayya In dian chairman of the NeutralNa lons Repatriation Commission with a note asking they be de livered to the 22 Americans in neutral custody A spokesman for Thimayya in dicated the comehome letter would have to be approved by the fivenation commission Monday just two days before expiration of the 90day period for frying to woo home unfepatriated war prisoners There appeared to be little vith the balky Americans would je arranged before the deadline The letter actually is a state ment Allied explainers planned to use during interviews with the prisoners chance that facetoface interviews The UN Command also was reported planning loudspeaker broadcasts to the prisoners before the Wednesday deadline Both proCommunist and Anti Communist prisoners in neutral custody made preparations for All About The Weather Mason City Little change in tem perature Sunday Saturday night and Iowa Mostly fair Saturday night and Sunday Somewhat warmer north Minnesota Nat so cold Saturday night and mild Sunday GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum yearold Bobby Greenlease the son of a wealthy Kansas City automo bile dealer Hall contended to the end that two suitcasescontaining the 000 ransom money were not taken to a police station with him after his arrest Later of the ransom money was missing Taken to Station Dolan said both suitcases were taken to the station with Hall Dolan was jailed in default of bond No indictment w a s returned against Shoulders in the jury ac tion late Friday but a spokesman hinted that some action might be taken atN a later time against the resigned officer Youth Has Shpwn the Way for Us AGNIFICENT There just isnt any other word that quite so curately de scribes the help given to the Christmas Cheer Fund this ye a r by the youth of our Junior Hi g h Schobls7 Senior High School and Junior College The gifts listed above added to the received Friday fromthe High School made a total of The youngsters have shown the way But it would be a great mis take to assume that the goal of can be reached automatical ly Almost remains to be raised and it must be borne in mind that most of the regularly re celebrating Christmas in their jarbed wire compounds The Indian camp said it had re jeived from the Communists and delivered a truckload of athletic equipment to the camp along with decorations and colored tissue paper Holiday food also has been supplied for the Americans 1 Briton and 327 South Koreans in the camp Some22obO Chinese and North Koreans in the antiRed camp will get Christmas from the UN Command McCarthy Present at Parley t Third Day of High Level Talks By JACK BELL WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower swung into the final day conferences on his 1954 leg islative program Saturday with a discussion of more effective ways of dealing with both subver sives and bigtime criminals The President outlining t h e agenda for the third day of the closed meetings with Republican leaders and others called on Atty Gen Brownell to discuss several proposals designed to provide more effective investigation and prose cution not only of subversive ele ments in our society but also of criminals who presently take ad vantage of certain loopholes m the aw Take Part 4 Among those taking part in the iscussions were Sen McCarthy chairman of the Senate overnment Operations Committee nd Investigating Subcommittee Rep Velde chairman of he House UnAmericanActivities Bondurant Bank Bandit Still at Large Saturday BONDURANT UP A young gunman who fled wit fromtheFarmers Sayings Batikf here Friday afte forcing two women employes intothe vault wag still at lafg Saturday The FBI joined state and Polk County officers in seeking a trace of the bandit who through road blocks hastily thrown up the area after the holdup Bondurant is in eastern Polk County After appraising conflicting de scriptions of the possible getaway car authorities are seeking a black top Buick with a yellow body Several carsof that descrip Raps McCarthy WASHINGTON can Sen H Alexander Smithtook Sen Joseph R McCarthyto task Saturday for publicly airing his disputes with the Eisenhower ad ministration SAME DATE APWircplioto A TOAST TO older members of the band of Czechs who escaped into West Germany last July in a rebuilt armored car join in a NewYork toast to freedom Mrs Lila Cloud center left the group in September to join her husband in Sioux City Iowa Another Good Cause Reports reach us that the Salvation Armys call for Christmas Funds in its downtown kettles hasnt brought quite the response expected and needed This is to suggest that if you havent yet done your bit you may wish to do so We dont want the Cheer Fund to succeed at the expense of another cause every bit as worthy ceived big gifts havealready been received and are included in the total listed above By this time the ball ought to be rolling for a group gift from every place where there are as many as a dozen workers K somebody else hasnt taken the lead why dont YOU Family Service Inc administra tor of the Cheer Fund is one of the busiest places in town these days But Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary would still like to take time to clear with all organizations or individuals planning to distri bute Christmas baskets The tele phone number is 161 This she explained is the way to avoid duplications on the one hand and to make certain on the other that no needy families are missed Either bring your giCt to the GIobeGnzette or mail It to Christmas Fund Gazette Mason City Iowa AP Wircphoto GIFTS FOR KOREAN Pfc Loy Conley of Norwich Conn a unit mail orderly gets a helping hand from a South Korean farmer in loading his Aframe with Christmas packages hell deliver to defensive troops The Aframe is standard equipment used by Ko reans in carrying heavy loads and Gonley found it a good substitute for Santas bag Rescue Teams Rushing tci Downed Bomber Survivors REYKJAVIK Iceland and Icelandic rescue teams pushed up milehigh Myrdalsjokull Glacier Saturday racingtoward the wreck of a US Navy bomber and its re ported survivors The smashed plane a twoengine Lockheed Neptune which disappeared Thursday on a patrol flight from Keflavik Airport near Reykjavik was sighted Friday by a USAir Force rescue plane At least tion have been stopped but all the drivers were released The bandit entered the bank about 1 p m while Mrs lone Blake 48 wife of the bank presi dent and Miss Zelma Mendenhall 30 bookkeeper were alone He handed Mrs Blake a paper shopping bag and ordered hpr to fill it up She took money from the cash drawer andttifen he sent her intothe vault for more1 money North lowtihs Are Injured Four North Iowa teenagers one from Mason City Saturday were injured when their car skidded on frostcovered pavement hear Des Moines andiwent into aditch Zane R Baehne 16 Rockford driver of the machine received a cut ear and leg bruises Patricia Bailey 17 707 Polk S W Mason City had leg cuts while Loretta Crooks 18 Dougherty suffered a back injury passenger Merrill Cook 17 also of Rockford was held for observation of undo Tollman Runs for Commerce Commission John A Tallman Clarion Satur day announced his candidacy for the Rebublican nomination for the Iowa Commerce pommission Tallman ran second in a five man race for the nomination last year when J6hnRopes was elected to fill two years of a four year un expired term on the commission The terms of Ropes arid David B Long will expire next year The Clarion candidate carried Cerro Gordo by a large plurality in the race for the nomination two years ago and also had the suppbr1 of this county in the convention where the nominee was selected He was first or second in 36 o the 44 counties in the 1st 2nd and the 4th congressional districts Heart On it y support forthe tfifc McCarthyWhite House argument over Allied trade With Red China The New Jersey fsenaror said he did not approveof McCarthy urging all who felt as hedoes to protest to the White House against the administration stand on China trade l He also saidheis f disturbed over charges and countercharges administrationt isi dominated by the old TrumanAcheson admin istration and so on Committee Sen Wiley ranking Republican on the Senats Judiciary Committee and Rep Chauncey W Reed chair man of the House Judiciary Com mittee After the meeting closed Velde told newsmen the talks on antisubr versive measures were very con genial and that there was evidence of cooperation of the highest type It was learned that the talks went beyond the two proposals re cently advanced by Brownell to grant immunity from prosecution to selected persons testifying De fore congressional committees and legalize the use in court of evi dence obtained by wire tapping in At present Tallman is assistant to the electrical engineer commission haying been of the identi termined injuries The accident happenedat am on Highway 6 about miles of Des Moines five three of its nineman crew were said to be alive Americanplanes quickly dropped survival equipment to the downed fliers and the US 53rd Air Rescue Squadron flew a ground rescue party including Icelandic skiex perts to a small airfield at the foot of the glacier There was no indicationhow long itmight take the party topust its way up the sprawling mass of ice Theglacier centered near the coast about 110 miles southeast o Reykjavik is 30 miles long and from 10 to 20 miles wide It rises as high as 6446 feet above sea level On The i Page Junior Colltgt Posts 3th Basketball Victory SUI HospitalSchool to Ntw Building I I BULLETIN TOKYO Sunday W A B29 search and rescue plane crashed and exploded Saturday night near Nagoya killing two crew men and injuring six others the Far East Air Force announced Sunday Highway Patrolman William Sev rin said the four were enroute to Omaha and had been the object of earch by their parents when they ailed to return home by midnight They reportedly left Rockford about 7 pm The injured were treated at Broadlawns Hospital Des Moines fied with the electrical industry a large part of his business life At the present time he and his son Don Tallman are operating a custom woodworking shop at specializing in bank fix tures Besides the son Mr and Mrs Tallman have two daughters Miss Mary Lois Tallman supervisor of nurses at the Blank Memorial Hos pital in Des Moines and Mrs Gerald AVesterbeck whose husband is a telegrapher on the Denver and espionage investigations Extend Field The field was reported tohave been extended also to discussions of ways to deal more effectively with big time gamblers and rack eteers such as those who pleaded protection of the fifth amendment against selfincrimination before the Senate Crime Investigating Committee once headed by Sen Kefauver Government attorneys have beea studying ways to deal a blow at Communists in labor unions and Rio Grande at Bond Colo Good Weekend Forecast DES MOIRES for snow and cold weather over Ibwa seemingly have disappeared for the weekend The mercury was expected to reach into the low 40s northeast and low 50s southwest Saturday afternoon then fall to the 20s north and 30s south Saturday nighl to make it easier to revoke the citizenship criminal elements who came here from other lands Way Clear threeday sessions already lave brought from Eisenhower as surance that the policy makers consider the way clear for the tax cuts set for Jan 1 to go through on time Atty Gen Brownell was under stood to have his arguments mar shalled for the conferenceseeking support of legislative changes to 1 Permit court use of obtained by wire tapping in es pionage cases 2 Make it to witnesses immunity from prosecu tion based on testimony they give before such congressional groups as the Senate permanent tions subcommittee of which Carthy is chairman proposal aimed at tho frequent ot witnesses to answer tho ground tiefr testimony might incriminate them ;