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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 24, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Seven OntB a Copy MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT E THE NEWSPAPER T H A T M A K E S AVLL NORTH IOWANS NEIGH HOME EDITION B O R S MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24 1954 This Paper Consists of Two No Ill Believe Suicide Victim Was Slayer of Iowa Man Made Boasts to Wife Over Death of Engraver Stolze shot RICHMOND Calif wiA 42yearold Oakland glass worker hlmscU to death Tuesday night and the suicide touched off a new in vestigation of the mysterious 1950 Minnesota slaying of Eugene H Molze 27yearold engraving room forcmdn from Davenport Iowa lohcc said the suicide followed a familyquarrel involving the mans boast that he had killed a man in Minnesota Police atRkhmpmtsaid Donald IrvingGuln42 committed suicide after his wife had threatened reveal his oftenrepeated police were very dumb because they never Tuesday nightMrs Ouln said he had been cursing the children She said she threatened to call the police and tell them he had killcc a man Guin went into the bedroomShe didnt hear anything but a minutes later Thomas 2 went into the bedroom then came oui His father was lying across the bed with a 22 caliber rifle across his body He had bqe shot through the chin and neck Glover said Guin left a note identified by his wife as being in Guins handwriting saying I cannot bring disgrace to those 1 Jove The Stolze slaying had baffled investigators and many fruities leads were checked out Stolze disappeared from a resort at Pcquot Lake near Braincrd His billfold was found near Ironton Minn soon after the disappear ance and his car was found in Du luth Minn July 18 After his body was found a cor oners jury ruled he had been killed by a bullet fired by an un known assailantThe bullet which entered his left temple was be lieved to have been fired from a 22 or a 25 caliber weapon Stolzes body was identified by his brothers Jerry and George Stolze of Davenport on the basis of a piece of cloth from his coat a pair of shoes and a belt STOLZE cum rAll About The Weather City Partly cloudy through Thursday Fowa Partly cloudy and Jittle change in temperature Partly cloudy and Minnesota cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8a m Wednesday Maximum 34 MinimUm 24 At8a m 34 YEAR AGO Maximum 42 Minimum 24 tAME IITE FLAG MEANS NO TRAFFIC DEATH IV TJUT 24 BOURS Army Employe Refuses to Talk to McCarthy WASHINGTON of the Army Stevens agreed to giv Senate Investigations Subcommittee the names of mvolvd in the case of Dr Irving Peress New York City dntist The subcommittee promptly cancelled its plans for a public showdown meeting Thursday with Stevens WASHINGTON Annie Lee Moss Army Signal Corps em ploye came before Sen McCar thy Wednesday but did not testify after he told her a witness who broke with the party Tues day night had named her as a Butter Gifts Are Delayed CHARLES county which was to have been the first in the state to distribute surplus commodities through its welfare department is having troubles with the butler trucked in from DCS Moines The butter is in CO pound chunks said Myron Rodamnker chairman of the county board of supervisors and will have to be processed into smaller amounts by a local cream ery before distribution can be started to the unemployed in the area Charles City has been dcsigaled by Gov William S Bcardsley as an area of serious unemployment reason why it was to be the first to receive the surplus dairy prod ucts We hope to get started Friday morning on the distribution said Rodamaker but we arent sure fci We dont have anything but Hitter yet If we dont receive any hing else which is ready for dis ributitfn we cant possibly start before Friday Mombcrg assistant direc or of relief will be in charge of the distribution at the warehouse of the lor die Cartage Company in lharles City member of the Communist con spiracy After a whispered consultation outside the hearing room George E C Hqyes attorney for Mrs Moss announced he did not think his client was able to testify McCarthy had suggested that they confer coupling with that a warning that any indication of perjury would be submitted to a grand jury He noted also that Mrs Moss had not been well When Hayes announced M r s Moss would not take the witness chair Wednesday McCarthy assert ed that it had been clearly es tablished that Mrs Moss was a Communist Party member Hayes protested You have al ready condemned her before she appears he said McCarthy recessed his hearings until Thursday morning when Sec retary of the Army Stevens is to appear for a facetofacc encounter on McCarthys charge that the Army has been soft toward Com munists Stevens in an angry exchange last weekend accused McCarthy of Army officers who have appeared before his Investi gations Subcommittee It was learned learned that Dr Irving Peress New York dentist also is to come before the subcom mittee Thursday Butter States to Block Price Drop Proposed Bill Would Limit Support Cuts But Benson in Quick Defense WASHINGTON Ed ward JThye Wednesday appealed for Uie backing of the full Senate in his fight to block Agriculture Secretary Ezra T Bensons order slashing government butter price guarantees The Minnesota Republican sent letters to all senators inviting them o become cosponsors of his bill o Jimit in the support level of iairy products to 5 per cent a year Benson has called for a 15 per cent ilash on April 1 At the same time Chairman leorge D Aiken llVt said the Senate Agriculture Committee would open its longawaited gen ral farm program hearings next veek He said problems facing the dairy industry and legislative pro posals would get top priority Hits Sponsors Benson in a New York speech uesday night blasted sponsors of he present rigid high price sup ort program who he said sold defective bill of goods to the American people He plugged the idministrations proposed flexi ile price support program which he said would deal realistically ith farm surpluses The huge pileup of surplus out er in government freezers prompt d Benson to order a cut in dairy srice supports from the present 90 lev cent of fair price parity to 5 per level permitted ay law Thyes bill would force Benson to hold supports to at least 5 per cent of parity for the com ng year Thye introduced the bill last Vednesday Since then he said eight senators have asked to be isted as cosponsors The administration appeared ikely to find much of the opposi Lion toibeisupport cutcoming in any showdown test from within Republican party ranks fn Support Sen Alexander Wiley RWis vhose state is a leading dairy cen er took pains to announce on the Senate floor Tuesday he is support ng the Thye bill However some representatives rom big city areas in the House re strongly backing the cut in airy supports Benson said the rdcr would reduce retail butter rices by about eight cents a ound Sen Hubert H Humphrey D finn issued a statement asking or hurryup treatment of the Thye ill in the Agriculture Committee ie warned against holding back Warren Accuser Held By Police ction on the measure for inclusion n general farm legislation JAMES MITCHELL Trends No Worry7 to Labor Chief FLINT Mich Jfi Secretary o abor J antes P Mitchell oppose an immediate public works pro ram as a solution to unempioy mcnt He regards present trend as part of a necessary and un avoidable readjustment in Amer cas economy Citing employment uptrend sine L939 he says it just doesnt make sense to say the nation is headin For a depression In a speech billed by Republican eaders as his first major labor policy address Mitchell said thi nation should expect a slight bu not significant increase1 in un mployment during March and April Then for another few month we will rest at that level he said This is part of a necessary re adjustment that we could only post pone and not it is in view that we are better off gettin it over with fast We are coming down from In artificially high peak made by wa and inflation to a are almost there he said Iowa Social Fraternity Is Suspended IOWA CITY Office o Student Affairs Wednesday an nounced the indefinite suspension of Phi Kappa Psi social fraternitj at the State University of Iowa as he result of a raid on the Am vets Hub here Feb 15 Delta Gamma Sorority whose Price Index at Highest Level in Three Years NEW YORK prices coffee cocoaand tea helped oost the Dun Bradstreet whole ale food price index this week to s highest level in nearly three ears At the index compared rith last It was 159 er cent higher than in the same vcek last year when it stood at 621 On The Page Attorney School Can Be Changed by Election 19 s Keynote pf Kickoff for Red Cross Campaign 26 members attended a private party at the club with the fraternity was placed on disciplinary probation until the end of the academic year The universitys action removes II the rights and privileges of the ratcrnity Phi Knppa Psi can ap ply for reinstatement after Aug l f reinstatement is granted the roup would be placed on proba ionary status The Interfraternity Court also re the fraternitys membership m the council until the end of the cademic year County Attorney William Mear Ion said 35 university students at ended the party and all were minors All socialprivileges of the soror ty also arc restricted as well as lie special privileges of those girls attending tnc party The chapter house here will be closed down unless the Alumn fouseholding Corp agrees to take sver operation of the place so the raternity members can continue o live there It was believed how ever that such an arrangement vas likely Rail Change at Kensett Okayed DES MOINES UP The lown lorn mqrce Commission Wednesday authorized the Rock Island Rnil road and the Minneapolis and St Louis Railwayto discontinue joint agency service at Kensett The railroadswill set up cus odian service as n replacement vith accounts handled at the Manly agency Ii J5T454 ITS AMUSIN BUT CONPUSINWilliam Gilbert ami Clifford iEvansonjXfof ra hcens PIates aflei they discovered both were issued the same number 454 The two are business partners and sent in for the plates at the same time WEAPON FOUND MONDAMIN 38 caliber revolver believed to have been used in the robbery slaying of William Edwards 51 Mondamin farmer was being tested by state agents in Des Moines Wednesday Meanwhile western fowa and South Dakota authorities were en gaged in checking out other clues to the identity of the three bandits involved in the crime The three hooded men fatally shot Edwards after he resisted their efforts to open the safe on his farm Monday night The bandits tied up Florence Edwards 57 the slain mans sister and shoved Mrs Matfie Myers 62 into a closet of the farm house before they carted away the safe believed to have contained some in cash as well as a large quantity of US savings bonds Harrison County Atty Russell McKay said the gun was found in the weeds alongside Highway 75 near the Little Sioux River bridge about a mile and 3 half west of Mondamin Near the spot also McKay said were found some discarded cloth ing and the three stocking masks The safe was found earlier Tuesday along a country road near North Sioux City S D It had been looted and bonds and papers it contained were found nearby Sheriff S J Bjork of Union County S D said the bonds re covered totaled Other papers included warranty deeds to land and two life insurance policies on Edwards totaling COLONEL MARRIES ley Waterman looks over a report just typed by his ser geantwife at the Marine Supply Depot in San Francisco The colonels lady was the former Lucy Peterson They married recently after meeting at the depot Tremors Damage Residences in Pennsylvania Coal Town WILKESBARRE Pa UWThe second series of earth tremors in hree days damaged hundreds of homes and broke up streets Tuesdaj light in a fiveblock area where anthracite mines honeycomb the earth The shock sent hundreds of persons many of them in nightclothes fleeing to the streets shortly before midnight in this tremorconsdou ity of 86000 Police reported no one was injured Several residents reported hearing underground explosions at the time of the disturbance The Woodward cullery of the Glen Alden Coa Co has hard coal workings 400 fee under the surface of the area The mines were closed after similar tremors Sunday The upheavals cracked founda tions walls and windows of home Roosevelt to Pay PASADENA Calif Ut James loosevelt pictured by his es ranged wife Romelle as a phi anderer and juggler of finances vas ordered Wednesday to pay her 1625 a month temporary support She had asked He had aid his 2200 income is only about The sum is to support her and icir three young children pending rial of their separate maintenance nits In hers Mrs Roosevelt ac used her husband of multiple dultery Roosevelt has charged mental cruelty Superior Judge Kurtz Kauffman Iso ordered the eldest son of the te President Franklin D Roose elt to pay on account for ttorneys fees and court osts The judge in a ruling from the ench said that a month is for lie wifes support and there is dditional a month for each child oosevelt also was ordered to con nuc paying the childrens school jition which amounts to a lonlh and raised some sections of pave ments as high as a foot or more Fences were pushed over One ga rage attached to a homo was pulled away several inches There was no estimate of the to tal damage W J Clements state mines sec retary blamed Sundays tremors which damaged 300 homes in a nearby area on caveins in the un derground workings However President Francis 0 Case of the coal company said they were nol due to mining activities under that area The state city and coal company dave launchedseparate investiga tions but little is expected to be learned until the mines clear of gas caused by the earth move ments Many residential area s in this Northeastern Pennsylvania coal mining area are built over active or abandoned coal mines William Hughes who lives in the area described the tremors as rather gentle I didnt realize what was happening Later Turned to Custody of Attorney Was Witness at Capitol Hearing WASHINGTON witness be ore the Senate Judiciary Commit ee on Earl Warrens nomination o be chief justice was arrested by olice Wednesday but was released o his attorneys under an agree nent that he would return to testify urther Wednesday afternoon Chairman Langer RND an bunced that the committee after meeting behind closed doors for bout two hours had recessed until ie afternoon when it will resume s consideration Warrens nom nationfor the nations highest ju icial office Shortly after noon the commit se had called Roderick J Wilson Hollywood Calif into the hear ng room and swore him as a wit ess even though he previously ad been described by the Justice lepartment as a fugitive from jus ce Wilson opposes the nomina on Felony Warrant While Wilson was in the coinmU ee room Capt Michael J Dowd the Metropolitan District Police laid be had been advised by Ipolice in San Francisco that a felony warrant had been issued ior Yfil son When the committee recessed its hearing Dowd placed Wilson un der arrest but lilnger tolcl po lice officer thati the Jiidiciary Committee had voted unanimous ly to hear Wilson and was plan ning to resume the taking of his estimony Wednesday afternoon Dowd then agreed to release Vilson to the custody of his attor neys after they pledged they would ave him back before the com mittee in the afternoon Brufh With Cops Before that development Wilson ot into a brush with Capitol po ce but all hands denied there as any arrest Langer called the Capitol officers s the Californian pressed his de mand for a chance to testify No ody found a warrant at that time nd Wilson himself said he then skedfor protective custody A Capitol policeman accompa ied him as he finally came to tie committee rooms closed doors he waited an hour and a alf before he was called in This fellow showed up and I ailed police and asked them to rrest him as a fugitive from jus ce Langer told reporters No Warrant Langer said police at the Senate called the fugitive squad of Washington metropolitan police but nobody had a warrant The senator said he also immediately notified Deputy Atty Gen William P Rogers that Wilson was here Reaching the Capitol shortly be fore a committee meeting on War rens nomination Wilson told news men he had put himself into the protective custody Capitol po lice He scoffed at charges made by Rogers last week that he was a fugitive from justice Paul Moon Veteran Davenport Cage Coach Resigns DAVENPORT W Moon veteran Davenport high r school bascktball coach has resigned Moon will finish out the curernt season He has coached Davenport high school teams for 26 years and his teams hold a record for win ning the state title seven times out of 16 tourneys in which they took part Davenport won the stale Cham pionship in 1929 1930 1941 1947 1950 1951 1952 In additioklo Its record for the greatest number ot state titles1 Davenport also ii the only team ever to win the hrqe years in a row Moon remain on Jie ichopl faculty and instrueUa bnil ness subjects ;