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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires that makes ail North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 11 1962 UOc a Paper Consists of Four No 79 Estes scandal to w Pvt Hay I marched 1 j to war Ailing mother recalls day By GERALD B SWISHER ATLANTIC UPI Mrs Car rie L Hay is 88 Her sight and hearing are failing and she is confined to a rest home here She will spend a quiet Mothers Day Sunday remembering with pride a son who marched off to war 45 years ago almost to the day Her 20yearold boy was one oi the first to enlist for World War one of the first Amer icans to die in combat He was Merle Hay who was shot through the right eye during a German charge near Artois France Nov 3 1917 Mrs Hay faces financial prob lems today A lien of is on file in the Carroll County auditors office against her for treatment she received at a state institution T h e county super visors however will meet Mon day to consider adjusting that lien the Shady Lawn Rest Home here it costs between and per month depending on medication and doctors bills Her only income is per month from the Veterans Admin istration She has only a few hundred dollars remaining from the estate of her husband who died in 1950 But she is confident about the future because she remembers the last words her son said May 8 1917 as he boarded a train at Gliddcn to go to war Whatll I do Merle she re members asking Mom if I dont come back Uncle Sam will take care of you he replied Hay and seven other young lowans met that day at Gliddens depot The town band played marshal music while the towns people cheered Five did not re turn Mrs Hay feels the same now as she did when she learned of Merles death in the fields of France Nothing could ever make me feel sorry for Merle she said Because I am proud He gave his life for his country Killed in that first Yank taste of combat in the early morning of Nov 3 1917 were Hay a private Cpl J B Gresham E v a n s v i 11 e Ind and Pvt Thomas Enright Pittsburgh Pa all memoers of Company F 1st Division 16th Infantry The three Americans were first buried near the place where they fell A huge monument was built and paid for by donations from French citizens as a testimonial to the Americans who fought to save democracy The monu ment was damaged in World War II but was rebuilt by the town of Artois In 1921 the bodies of the three soldiers were disintered and re turned to the United States Gen John Pershing met the ship and placed a wreath of Oak Leaves on each casket The body of Pvt Hay was returned to Glidden for burial For many years the grave was marked only by a smali stone purchased by Hays parents But the Iowa legislature appropriated for a memorial which was dedicated May 25 1930 Each Memorial Day special ceremonies are held at the site of Hays grave Mrs Hay has only one treas ure as she calls it left of Merle It is a small New Testa ment which was taken from her sons body where he fell On the flyleaf is written Merle D Hay July 30 191721 my birthday Somewhere in France OUT YOU RASCALS MARENGO John Carroll Thursday ans wered a vandalism complaint at the home of Louis Frankcl and evicted 35 raccoons Kennedy administration made a creases under pressures from major move Friday toward better relations with business by an nouncing that liberalization of tax depreciation writeoffs will be or dered soon Unofficial estimates set the 1962 tax savings at about billion for big and little businessmen The announcement was made at a singularly appropriate the Business Council an organi zation of major industrialists headed by Chairman Roger M Blough of US Steel Corp Presi dentKennedys chief antagonist the April steel price tussle Always an aftertaste She ate cigarettes EDINBURGH Scotland UPI Mary Campbell said Fri day she has been cured of her special craving for cigarettes she now smokes them instead of eating them It was when I was pregnant that f first started eating cigarettes she said The craving grew stronger and stronger until I was getting through as many as 100 a day she said Mrs Campbell said she finally sought medical advice when she began to get continually sick after eating cigarettes And then there was the expense Cigarettes cost about 60 cents a pack in Britain and she said I was getting into debt Doctors treated her in a hospital She said the doctors told her mental stress caused her special craving Now I am down to about 10 a only to Mrs Campbell smiled Tax writeoffs order pending HOT SPRINGS Va in Moslem women target of OAS ALGIERS AP Secret Army Organization gunmen slew three veiled Moslem women and seven Moslem men in a new surge of terrorism on Algiers streets Fri day Six Moslems were wounded en Employes say theyll take stand Could top Teapot Dome WASHINGTON AP Inves tigators were reported Friday to have received a major break in the Billie Sol Estes ery that some of the indicted fin anciers former employes are willing to talk about his financial dealings A highly placed source declin ing to be quoted by name said that as a result the Senate Inves tigations subcommittee now has hopes of at least partly solving the riddle posed by entries in Estes cash books indicating pay outs of about to a Wash ington project Who or what the Washington project is remains a mystery Estes has been quoted in a Texas court of inquiry as having bragged about making payoffs amounting to 5100000 to a year without suggesting who got the money or for what purpose In other developments here 1 Sen John L Mcdellan DArk chairman of the subcom mittee said Estes definitely will be subpoenaed as va witness for publichearings expected to start within a month Estes would have a constitutional right to refuse to answer questions 2 Sen John G Tower RTex told a news conference he has evidence indicating the Estes scandal may make Teapot Dome look like a Sunday School picnic Word that investigators were His words dispelled suspicions gfttingf associ roice in some Quarters that there ates of Estes stoppedshort of Big Steel rolled back its price in Kennedy Secretary of the Treasury Doug las Dillon sent the word that the revision is now in its final stages He said the writeoffs will be or dered into effect late next month or in July at the latest The Treasury official gave no actual figures and made no esti mate of the amount industry would the Treasury would shortening the pe riods in which companies can write off the cost of new ma chinery and equipment But he said the bigger annual deductions it will permit will take effect in this 1962 tax year will be usable as a matter of right by all taxpayers and will apply to machines and equipment al ready in use as well as to those bought subsequently voice in some quarters that there would be only a token liberaliza tion or that the prospect of faster depreciation was being used The renewed attacks on Moslem t f women had been expected follow S saying who was doing the talking or what they might be saying Tower also told a news confer merely as bait to induce businessence the Agriculture Department men to support the other key its feet on investigating ing the slaying of a European mother and daughter Thursday in an attack attributed to Moslems administratinns faJEstes money deals in rela tax tion tfl government farm nrll bill providing a tax grams credit for investment made in modernization N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES 8th Atest in Pacific WASHINGTON The United States detonated the eighth nuclear explosion in its current Pacific testing series dropping the device from an airplane off Christmas Island Space shot is delayed CAPE CANAVERAL Difficulties in the atti tude control same problem that plagued Americas first manned orbital cropped up in the space capsule astronaut Scott Carpenter is slated to ride into orbit later this month The trouble will delay the orbital shot until at least May 22 Strong quake in Mexico MEXICO CITY A strong earthquake rocked Mexico City cracking walls toppling debris into the streets and causing a number of casualties 2 surplus planes seized NEWARK N J Two U S war surplus B26 attack bombers headed for a foreign destination have been seized by order of the state department and two more are expected to be seized later Greenlease case figure dies ST LOUIS Mo Louis Shoulders 61 a former police lieutenant who won fame and then disgrace in the Bobby Greenlease kidnap case died of an appar ent heart attack He had lived in obscurity ever since his release from a twoyear prison term on charges of not telling what he knew about what happened to more than half of in ransom money Broads bosoms and fun investigators produced a document quoting a television network president as urging the inclusion of more broads bosoms and fun in its Route 66 telecast The document an interoffice memorandum subpoenaed from the files of CBSTV was read in part by chairman Thomas J Dodd DConn of the Senate Juvenile Delinquency subcommittee Estes is under indictment on fraud charges in Texas and the case has set off state federal and congressional investigations Tower predicted there would be great political reverberations and it was in this connection that he mentioned Teapot Dome the gov ernment oil lease scandal of 40 years ago which reached into the Cabinet of President Warren G Harding I think the department dragged its feet on this thing Tower said and added that Sec retary of Agriculture Orville L Freeman practically admitted it at a news conference this week The White House however de clared President Kennedys greatest confidence in Freeman Governor leaves for Iowa Day at fair DES MOINES Norman Erbe new to Seattle Friday to take part in Iowa Day at the Worlds Fair Saturday The gov ernor was accompanied by his wife and two daughters Adj Gen Junior Miller and two assistants They will return home Monday 8 DIE IN FIRE STAMFORD Conn Stam ford mother and four of her five children died Friday when fire swept their home Dead in the flames were Mrs Charles M Helen Murray 29 and her chil dren Marie 6 Charles Jr 4 Ronald 3 and Michael l An other son Donald twin brother of Ronald was rescued SAME INJURED WALLENDA SEES Mario Wallenda once a part of the cir cus act The Great Wallendas watches as three members of his family per form on the high wire at Pontiac Mich Mario was seriously injured in a fall Photofax from the nigh wire last Jan 30 He is being treated in a Detroit hospital in an effort to regain use of his spine On top is Karl Wallenda 57 Bottom front is Gunther 34 and rear is Herman 60 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures wil average 2 to 5 degrees above normal north and 5 to 10 de grees above normal south Sat urday through next Wednesday Normal highs are from the up per 60s northeast to the lower 70s southwest Normal lows are from the upper 40s north to the lower 50s south A warming trend may be expected about the middle of the period Rain fall will average about one inch in thundershowers Saturday and Sunday and again on Wednes day North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness with occasional showers and thunderstorms through Sat urday Locally heavy rain Fri day night lows 45 northeast to 55 southwest Highs Saturday 60 northeast to near 80 southwest Iowa Mostly cloudy with occa sional showers and thunder storms through Saturday Local ly heavy rains likely northeast and extreme north Lows Friday night 40s northeast to 50s south west Highs Saturday near 60 northeast to near 80 southwest Further outlook Scattered showers and thunderstorms with little temperature change Sun day Minnesota Mostly cloudy show ers continuing High Saturday in 60s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 53 Minimum 39 Precipitation 15 Sunrise Sunset ainf s on liquor few BURLINGTON AP Ally to recent publicity concerning Gen Evan Hultman said Thursmore or less open violation of the day night there has been no statestate ban on sale of liquor by the wide investigation of liquor law drink particularly in the river enforcement because there have counties not been enough complaints from county attorneys or local law en forcement officials Hultman made his statement in an interview while accompanying the Republican candidate caravan on a stop here His reference was Position changing On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Clear Lake News 7 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Comics 14 CubGaiette 17 Transit Schedule 18 TV Guide Pulfoat Section Accident near Wells fatal to Alden man ALDEN Minn UPI A 37 yearold Alden Minn man Har old Bangert became the states 165th traffic victim of 1962 early Friday He was a passenger in a car which hit a utility pole and miles west of Wells on Highway 109 The driver of the car Larry lacerations Held i in slaying of beau Argued over her dating CEDAR RAPIDS at ractive 15yearold schoolgirl was charged with murder Friday in he slaying of her high school sweetheart after a quarrel over icr dating another youth Chief George Matias said Ro maine Schoenfeld a freshman at Prairie High School telephoned the police station Thursday after noon and sobbed 1 just shot someone In an upstairs hallway of the jirls home officers found the body of Bill Furnish 17 with a 22 caiiber pistol wound in the chest Furnish a senior at the same ligh school was a neighbor of Miss Schoenfeid in a middleclass housing area on the southeast edge of Cedar Rapids The girl told officers thaf they lad a spat on the school bus on the way home after she told Fur nish she planned to go on another date Thursday night Later the boy came to her louse to demand the return of his J i c t u r e they quarreled some more and a gun she was holding went off according to a statement the girl gave police Miss Schoenfeld said that the boy slapped her face while they were on the school bus and while hey were in the living room of icr home he grabbed my arm and pushed me around Chief Matias gave this account rom the girls statement After they got off of the bus she went home and had gone up stairs to change herclothes Her parents Mr and Mrs Walter Schoenfeld were not there She heard Bills car pull up into the driveway and when she went downstairs he already was in the living room After thequarrel there the boy ran upstairs into her room to get in room tn room to get to the gun which was loaded She saw Bill in the hallway The attorney general said hi office acts on complaints from the county attorneys and local law enforcement officials and gives assistance if asked He said further that the attor ney general only has time to in vestigate matters that involve the state as a whole such as price fixing and security Hultman commented that lowans may have moved to a somewhat different position on liquor than when the present liq uor laws were enacted many years ago The final test of all laws is holding the picture and he saidT the people themselves Hultman said He added that laws cannot K r j T it Y miryue i WUU1U 11KG be enforced if the peopie are not samc to you she said willing to have enforcement In the case of so laws he said society sometimes moves to a different position than when the laws were adopted That he added to a certain ex tent is what has happened in re spect to the Iowa liquor laws In this connection it was noted that Harold Hughes a member icalled blue Said that to be Bill retorted Go rolled over about five and a half of the Iowa Commerce Commis sion and a Democratic candidate for governor came out earlier Farris 19 Conger suffered head this week in favor of legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink Even 12yearold feels the effects of stock mart skid TULSA Okla many other stockholders Pete Harpster is behind in a falling market But only figures to hold on for a recovery Pete has been trading in stocks since he was eight years old His parents got him started with five shares of El Paso Natural Gas Co Now they tet him trade as he the advice of his broker What does he think is behind the stock market decline which sent prices tumbling again Thurs day and dropped the DowJones averages by 747 President Kennedy he re plied Pete explained he thinks Presi dent Kennedy frightened investors by forcing the steel industry to rescind its recent price increase Stockholders arc selling out as a result he said PETE AND BROKER Cautious i Pete hasnt sold and doesnt pian to although hes behind more than on his portfolio Im waiting for a recovery he snid He is confident of an eventual recovery but cautious about fore casting when Is now a good time to buy then Id wait for a little while Pete said It should go down further Pete scans reports which his father an accountant brings home for him biit trading is strictly up to the sixth grader Petes worst loss has been a 334ashare fall in a space stock A of a gas and electric company bolstered his overall position though Its whats keeping me alive he said ROMAINE FURNISH Id like to kill you Maybe I would like to do the Miss Schoenfeld related she to him ahead and kill me Sec if I care and she replied No Never Miss Schoenfeld said she re membered clutching the gun as she came out of the room and then it went off Furnish son of Mr and Mrs Thomas E Furnish was the old est of six children including four other brothers and a sister His father is a painter Police said the Schoenfelds father is an employe of the North western Bel Telephone Co Prairie High School formerly was in a rural area but after the section became filled with new homes under the name of Lincoln Way Village it was annexed by Cedar Rapids The Furnish boy and Miss Schoenfeld were described as long time friends Howard Strong principal of the high school said mates and had been dating for about a year Furnish was school athletics active in high He wrestled in the 130pound class and played on the football team as a halfback Strong said no report had been made to school officials about an argument on the school bus The Furnish boy would have graduated on May 24 The princi pal said the youth indicated he planned to work for a while and then go to college SERVICE HITCH CUT PARIS wvThe French Defense Ministry Thursday reduced mili tary service in France from 27 to 18 months ;