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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far BEUAZETTE VOL Lxiv Pres Full THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS N E I H B 0 ft S 7c CoPy MASON CITY IOWA JULY II HOME EDITION This Paper of Two 231 irman Nearly Hanged by ne er Is Mum Draws Threat From Senator WASHINGTON Jn Abraham Teitelbaum onetime lawyer for gangster Al Capone drew a threat of prosecution for contempt of Congress Thursday by refusing toanswer any questions before the Senate Rackets Committee The demand for contempt ac tion came from Sen Karl E Mundt RSD who accused the ponderous floridfaced lawyer witness ohholding Lthe committee up to public by i refusing even to tellwhether he is a citi zen I But Chairman John L McClei Ian DArk overruled Mundtv proposal for immediate actioii and directed that questioning pro ceed in thecommittee investiga tion of alleged infiltration of un ions and legitimate business by gangsters MUNDT BECAME ANGERED Teitelbaum refusedeven to say where he wasborn whether he is an attorney or a United States citizen The bald Teitelbaum demand but was denied permission to make a statement before being sworn for questioning in which the committee expects to ask about an alleged 1954 gangland plot to kill Teitelbaum But shouting Teitelbaum man aged to get in therecord much of what he had wantedto Say in the statement HeargueoL that as a result of a voluntary appearance before a House committee investigating in come tax scandals in 1951 the Internal Revenue Service has me TEITELBAUM said he was riot given certain immunities and protection by the House com mittee When finally placed under oath Teitelbaum gave his name but said he could answer no further questions Ralph J Gutgsell first of the days witnesses testified that he had been fired from his job as lawyer for the Chicago Restau Test Is Success rant Asssn because he failed to prevent picketing of another res taurant Gutgsell didnt name the union involved in the 1955 picketing of the Nantucket Restaurant Aides to the Senate Rackets Committee before which he testified said it cal 394 He said the restaurant refused to negotiate a contract after had reported this GOLDFINE GIFT Alabama Gov James E Folsom shows two of his cabinet members a bolt of cloth iie said industrialist Bernard Goldfine gave him three years ago at the National Gov ernors Conference in Chicago Folsom showed the cloth to reporters and eom AP Photofax mented Those things are just normal for a governors conference The governors always get something Examining the cloth are Ed Brown Folsoms press secretary and RalphHammond the Governors executive secretary Threaten to Subpoena WASHINGTON ft Bernard Goldfine refused Thursday to tell House investigators why he is sued two checks totaling 98264 last year The congressmen threatened to subpoena his books Chairman Oren Harris DArk of the House subcommittee hear ing Goldfine for the fourth day gave the Boston industrialist a U S Offers Half Road Construction Cost in Flood Area ATLANTIC federal gov ernment is ready to pay half the cost of rebuilding city streets and county side roads in the south west Iowa flood area in addition to repairing regular highway routes That was brought out here Wednesday night at a meeting in answer the ques tion or have his books subpoenaed for committee inspection On advice of cousel I cant answer Goldfine said THE CHECKS in the controver sy were one for issued March 28 1957 and one for 59559729 issued April 30 1957 to the Yale Wool Waste Co by one of Goldfines textile mills the Northfield firm wijiAwjijHJf OL a ill was the Restaurant Workers Lothe Atlantic High School auditori um in which an audience of 300 heard a rundown on all types of he state and federal aid extended to flood victims never used He said they were deposited back into the bank rby his Northifield firm Therefore he argued they could not have been used for any purpose Bennett insisted that Goldfine say whether they were intended when issued to be used as a line of credit I RESPECTFULLY decline to answer Goldfine replied He said the question was not perti CIO 11VJU Utt Rep John B Bennett RMich nent to the committees investi said the Yale Co was under in vestigation in 1957 on a mislabel ing charge He said Yale had sold some of the goods involved in the investigation to Northfield at a lower price than usual He demanded that Goldfine say gation of Federal Trade Com mission activities But Bennett insisted that it was pertinent He asked Chair man Harris for a ruling Harris said he had no way of deciding whether the question whether the checks were issued was relevant or not if Goldfine to pay Yale for any goods sup plied to Northfield Goldfine said the checks were Big Change in Trade Bill by Committee WASHINGTON WVThe Senate Finance Committee Thursday approved a reciprocal trade law extension cut to three years and drastically curtailing presidentialbusiness refused to reply and he added It will be the purpose of the chairman to issue a subpoena for your books Harris said a lot of things could be done to clear the air One of them he added would be a look at Goldfines books to see how he treated the checks so the investigators could determine why the checks were issued even though not used HARRIS CHIDED GOLDFINE for what he called a ridiculous Mouse Nose Gone Not Recovered WASHINGTON Mfi Gen Cur tis E LeMay Air Force vice chief of staff said Thursday that the test Wednesday of an intercontin ental missile was entirely suc cessful fromthe viewpoint of re entry into the atmosphere Four airplanes witnessed the event as the nose cone of the ThorAble rocket came back from its 6000mile space flight he said At the conclusion of a speech i the National Press Club Le Vlay was peppered with ques ions about the nose cone and its mouse passenger I DONT KNOW where the mouseis and I dont particularly are LeMay replied LeMays comment that he did not know the whereabouts of the mouse passenger strengthened rising doubts that the nose cone would be recovered Hope for that was waning at the Florida launching site The Air Force announced 15 minutes after what appeared to be a perfect launching that pre liminary data showed the missile performed satisfactorily The mission was to recover the nose cone and its live passenger if they survived the fiery plunge through the earths atmosphere from outer space A SUCCESSFUL TEST also would provethe performance of the two stages which reportedly will play akey role in three Air Force moon stageversionof the ThprrAble probably will be used in thwe first lunar shot expected in a month or so The same Douglas Aircraft Co team which handled Wednesday nights launching will control the first An Force flight toward the moon A fleet of Air Force telemetry ships was stationed near Ascen sion Island off the African coast to spot the nose cone as it dropped into the depths Only the Snark a jetpropelled missile that travels only at 600 mph has covered the intercon tinental distance up to now It is not a space weapon however If he survived the 30minute trip the tiny white mouse would be a prize patient for research ers studying the problems of man ned space flight The mouse was nicknamed Mia for Mouse in Able The original Mia died when he first ThorAble rocket became attitude in refusing to answer committee questions on grounds it was none of the committees JT I powers Before it took final action the committee wrote in a provision requiring approval by a majority of both houses of Congress before the chief executive could over ride a Tariff Commission recom mendation for higher duties or import quotas That section voted into the bill 87 was even more strongly op posed by the Eisenhower admin listration than the threeyear limit on the extension voted Wednes day The administration wanted SAVED FROM LEDGE After his rescue from aTar row mountain ledge at Antonito Coio Albuquerque businessman John L Sanders 35 sits in an ambulance and sips iced tea Besides him is his wife Carolyn San ders spent five days and nights on a shelf of rock before an Army mountaineer team Wednesday afternoon low ered him to safety A companion William E Garver 38 died last Friday when he and Sanders fell into the can yon where Sanders was trapped I five years which is what the House has voted Along with the threeyear pro advocates of greater pro lection for domestic industries i won two other points strongly con j tested by the administration I Baby Killed When Truck Hits Bridge SWISHER Heick 2 son of Mr and Mrs Robert L Heick of West Liberty was killed Thursday when the truck in which he was riding struck a bridge He said it was a lack of co operation and an unreason able attitude to take The Congress members have some doubt in their own minds as to how farthey can pursue the matter of in checks some as old as 1941 that were still outstanding on Pilgrim Trust Co Boston records as of May 7 ost in plunged April 23 space and apparently into the Atlantic last of the point Subcommittee counsel Robert W Lishman has been asked to study Supreme Court opinions on what congressmen may and maj not properly ask The court in one major opinion on that point a year ago ruled that a committee must show the witness that its questions are pertinent to the inquiry That opinion which set aside a con tempt of Congress conviction quoted another opinion that a congressional investigation into individual affairs is invalid if unrelated to any legislative pur pose OUSTS 1SREALITE WARSAW Poland abutment on a county road southPolish government has ordered of here and hurtled over a 30footlhe first secretary of the Israeli embankment His parents out of the country for hospitalized but were not bealleged activity contrary to the lieved in serious condition interests of Poland Band Festival in LIFE Magazine Two pictures from the North Band Festival are in cluded in the Music Section of the current LIFE Magazine Both show AuthorComposer Meredith Willson at the 20th festival It featured his Broad way hit The Music Man See picture and story on Page The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy con tinued mild Thursday night low upper 50s Cloudy with occa a sional showers or thunctershowifinal session Thursday morning AP Photofax ROCKET CARRIES MOUSE A ThorAble rocket with a mouse as a passenger in the nose cone leaves a cloud of smoke as it rides a tail of fire into the sky in a nose cone reentry test The United States has been searching for a nose cone that can withstand the heat from friction encountered when it returns to the earths atmosphere Joint U SCanada Defense Committee Is Agreed Upon OTTAWA Eisen hower and Prime Minister John Diefenbaker agreed Thursday to establish a joint USCanadian Cabinet Committee on continental defense A statement issued by the two leaders said the new body will supplement but not supplant existing joint committees and boards such as the Joint Defense Board The decision was reached at a ers Friday high upper 70s c w j Scttercd As a result of earlier talks the North American neighbors had H r agreed to cooperate on the ques thunderstorms south Thursday lion of trade with Red china and night and entire state Fridaylmeans of preventing a surprise 1 ra f 4 no important tempera t u r e change Low Thursday night 55 65 highs Friday 7585 Saturday outlook Scattered thunder showers mild attack Friday Eisenhower returns to Washington He will stop at Mas sena NY for a look at the St Lawrence Seaway Minnesota Fair Thursdav night other symbo1 of CanadianAmeri i Tiran fftnnoratirtn Friday partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thundershow ers west and south Low Fri day night 5060 high Friday 75 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 81 Minimum 56 At 8 am 61 Precipitation Trace can cooperation The President and Prime Min ister announced that their gov ernments will consult fully from now on in attempts to resolve as they come up differences aris ing over conflicting export poli cies and laws Such conflict exists on com merce with Communist China The United States bans all trade with the Chinese Reds Canada embargoes only sales of strategic goods The point of dispute has been application oi the American em bargo to Canadian subsidiaries o American firms the Ford Mptoi Co of Canada in particular Feel ers from Red China for purchas of 1000 cars were turned down by Ford of Canada after consult ing the parent company in th United States With Canada hit by unemploy ment the matter became an issin in the Canadian election cam paign last spring Nobody was saying whethe Ford of Canada would now bt allowed to sell cars to the Chines Reds But Eisenhower noted in his speech to Parliament Wednes day that Americancontrolled Ca nadian industries are subject t Canadian law And after th agreement was announced Cana dian Finance Minister Donald M Fleming passed the word that th intention is that Canadian law an Canadian law alone would pre vail over persons or corporation carrying on business in Canada Eisenhower and Diefenbake also agreed that experts of bot countries will begin working to gether on a study of safeguard against surprise attack especiall across the arctic lans 9 Tell Story of Abuse Civilians Responsible By JOHN BAU5MAN WE1SBADEN Germany W1 ioviet civilians threatened to hang one of nine US airmen hot down in Soviet Armenia and up others a U S Air Torce colonel said Thursday Col Dale D Brannon of Char don Ohio senior officer aboard he unarmed transport plane that was shot down in flames June said Maj Bennie A Shupe of Mi ami Fla narrowly escaped be ng lynched The rope attached to a ielephohe pole and the noose was being placed over his head when he managed to convey to them the fact that he was an Ameri can Brannon iold a icrowded news conference THE GROUP then paused for a discussion Itwas at this time that the Soviet military police arrived and took him into cus tody Brannon said five of the nine airmen aboard the transport re ceived rough treatment from the local population after they bailed out of the burning plane My hands were tied behind by ack and I was beaten in the ace by fists and later kicked in he body when placed aboard a ruck for transport to the local rfllage Brannon said The four crewmen who landed with the planeandwere picked up by Soviet soldiers werenot molested he said Maj Shupe said he was badly beaten up by the peasants who captured him He added Later when they tried to hang me on a telephone pole I shouted New YorkChica go to make them understand I was an American While hanging preparations were still goingon one man shouted something I dont know what but it stopped them THE FIVE AIRMEN who were roughly treateej by Russian civil ians said they were in the hands of the peasants for two to three hours before being handed over to military authorities Those who received rough treatment in addi tion to Col Brannon arid Maj Shupe were Maj Robert E Crans of Ma con Mo A 2 C Earl H Reamer of St Louis Park Minn and A 2 C Peter N Sabo of Chicago Sabo said the peasants tied his hands despite painful burns suf fered in the flaming aircraft on his right arm THE ABUSE by civilians of the other five stopped as soon as they were turned over to Soviet author ities he said Col Brannoa added that overall treatment by local au thorities was considerate The plane a C118 attached to this big American air base in West Germany was on a routine flight carrying cargo assigned to U S diplomatic and military missions inn Iran and Pakistan It strayed over Soviet Armenia in bad weather and was attacked by MIG fightersThe nine hag gard crewmen were released to an American representative on the Iranian frontier last Monday Air Force Pilot Killed in Crash TUCUMCARI NMLPiAn Air Force weather reconnaissance plane spun in from two miles high late Wednesday and scat tered wreckage over a twomile area The pilot was Capt Alfred V Chapin Jr 28 San Angelo Tex He was killed ;