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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1963, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper idrted for Home TV that makes oil North lowoni BEfcAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 wx United latenuUMUl my MASON CITY JOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 31 1943 OOe copyJThis Paper of Two SectionsSection No 227 WASHINGTON school teacher who had to have another look at the Gettysburg1 battlefield got the glorious news Thursdaythat moldy stuff he scooped up last June is worth v JJ legs are stm shaking Wow And then Im waiting for confir jnation That was George C Rapports response when told by a news man that the cache of mutilat ed currency he turned in to the i Secret Service in New York last July has a redemption value that the Treasury sets at 200 Rapport has been waiting since then to hear from the government The Massapequa Park NY man said that ex cept for his Wife Ruth he has told nobody else about his find It woujd just be my luck to run into something and get into trouble said Rapport 46 a social studies teacher at more NY high school the money got on the battlefield and how long it lay there are mysteries It is in the currently used smallsized bills first issued in 1929 The value of was de termined by the governments formula for redemption of mu tilated currency This allows full value if por tions equal to the bill remain half value for more than but less than and no redemption for scraps and pieces smaller than of a bill Last June 26 the vacationing Rapports and their two chil dren Eileen 17 and Jack 13 visited the Gettysburg battle field in Pennsylvania They toured the Civil War site but Rapport said You know how itis on a tour Things go so fast you cant appreciate everything So we went back Next Rapport was walk by the Eternal Light Peace Memorial at the Gettysburg Na tional Military Park His wife more than and two children were in their car nearby On the ground lay a rotted bundle There was no one around Rapport recalls He picked it up had no idea what was in side and placed it in the trunk of the car Later he put it in the cellar of his home I coukhVt possibly sbend any of it It didnt look like currency It was too moldy About 10 days later I didnt know what to do with it so I re ported it to the Secret Service in New York He says he was called to Washington by the Secret Serv ice about three weeks ago to tell his story W T Howell deputy treasur er of the United States said the mutilated currency was for warded to Washington to see how much was redeemable Howell checked the National Park Service to see if it had any claim under law He was told it did not Howell then notified the In ternal Revenue Service since such findings are subject to fed eral income tax That is where the matter stands now Howell said with the Revenue Service checking on whether it hs a tax claim HoweU said he could foresee no hitches that once the Rev enue Service is done Rapport will get his money Rapport knows how hell spend the money I want to send my kids to school Thats enough Charles Cityan escapes storm in Maine wilds FROM OUR WIRE SEE VICES MILLmOGKETMaine ACharles City man and companion were found in the wilds of Maine Thursday after the Air Force buddies were lost three days intwo violent storms personsstmw e r e missing in the luggedMaine countryside lashed by hard storms on thetail of Hurricane Photofax THEIR DAY IN ctiURtf Donald TT V i ny State police said Larry 20 B a Ion is Mass were cbnditioti They disappeared Tuesday while hunting hear Van Buren cnm a Oft nti some 20 milesnorth of Loring were held for race ransom AMERICUS Ga tftAn attorfor the prisoners charge that integration officials entered into leaders charged Thursday that spiracy they were victims of a 20th centhreaten tury ransom system and were zens being held and offered bail only if they give up their con stitutional rights Morris Abram formerly of Atlanta before a three are operat jtiuuu aiguiug yciuiu t Jruc uac UJL uic Slate S judge federal cdurtj said state insurrection law which carries a maximum penalty of death is without precedent in integration Jailed on charge ywere Donald Harris 24 of New York a Negro graduate of Rutgers University John Perdew 2i of Denver a Harvard student courts in Americus ing as a sham court refused to dismiss petitions filed by Abram and other attorneys seeking an in junction against state county and city authorities to prohibit further prosecution or arrests of persons involved in desegre gation activities Abram followed City Attorney William Smith who ll argued for dismissal of the complaint but told the court that the officials named in th cL suit would N be agreeable to this court entering an order to ad mit these to bail Hearing the suits are Judge Elbert P Turtle of Atlanta chief judge of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and Dist Judges J Robert Elliott of Co lumbus and Lewis R Morgan of LaGrange Complaints filed by attorneys Danny Thomas to quit TV HOLLYWOOD dian Danny Thomas will termi nate his popular 11yearold tele vision comedy series at the end of the Current season he an nounced Wednesday I know Iye said I planned to retire for the past several seasons said Thomas But this time I mean it I think its time to pick up the chips and walk North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing and colder Thurs day night heavy frost freezing lows 2535 Partly cloudy and colder Friday hfefa in the 40s details en 2 a con to injure oppress and intimidate citi Four of the youths charged with trying to incite insurrec tion have been held without bail The use of the states 1871 Tax deadline is m DES MOINESi Ipwans who have not paid the last half of therestate income tax have until midnight Thursday to get the payment in the mail Taxpayers who owe or more in stateincome tax ere allowed to pay half be fore April 30 and have until Oct 31 to pay the second half Ralph W Allen 22 of Melrose Mass a student on leave from Trinity College and Zev Aelo ny 25 of Minneapolis former University of Minnesota stu dent v The fifth prisoner is Thomas McDaniel 19 of Amencus a Negro He is charged with not unlawful assembly assisting escape and bond is set at These charges filed against Harris and Allen McDaniel Harris Perdew and Allen petitioned the US Supreme Court Wednesday for help in gaining release on bond The petition was filed for them by the National Associa tion for the Advancement of Colored People It said There is no basis for denial of reason able bail to these petitioners ex cept to deprive them of their urcharc1 a Mltcne11 rights of freedomj and C0mmumty near Charles City ncenmWUrlt RaVprc unfa cnJ IU assembly No Supreme Court action is expected until state v expected until state officials 50011 aQd reported have submitted a reply to toe m when they failed petition to return at 6 pm Baker was Thp graduated from Coiwell Hicrh The arrests last August Coiwell High thwarted a monthlong near Charles City The missing woman Mrs tion drive which included pick of a theater and street marches orth lowan is found a Charles 21 of Weympikhr s LARRY BAKER Air Force Base They were flown by helicopter to the base hospital The hospital said the young airmen told of seeing a helicop ter Wednesday but was unable to attract Its occupants atten tion by waving and shouting mountain in balmy weather last weekend with z compan ion Mrs Helen Mower Con Mass V Mrs lyusic became exhaust trail while Mrs Mower went to Baxter State Park Camp of rangerl Ralph J Heathy 37 of US GO widowsand once Exchanged v calls with Mrs lyusic Monday butcould not lo cate her but again Tuesday mbrhing just befdie a heavy snowstorm hit the moun tain and1 hasnt been heard from In Edinburg near Bangor an estimated 5p7searchers covered large sections of woodland without success for Charles A Jellison 69 J a retired banker and postal official Jellison has been missing since Monday when he went hunting Near Presque Isle a search party set out Wednesday night for John Flannery 19 of Fort Fairfield reported missing on a hunting trip in the Squaw Pan Lake area Inside The Globe They were found huddled next ATXT TTTm to a tree about three miles fromRAIN SNOW HIT eastern their car Bakers parents Mr and Mrs Albert Bakerlive near Orchard a Mitchell County Bakers wife Ellen said he and Balonis went hunting about Tuesday and reported v segregated movie Margaret Ivusic about 50 of t Boston was camping on the states 2 LYNDON WONT be dumped says Humphrey Page 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news J Society news Sports news 1314 Latest markets DOUBLE Kennedy smllS from rostrum under huge smiling photo in Philadel phias ConventionalHall as he addressed a 100a plate dinner toboost the campaign for Democratic mayor candidate James H J Tate Swisher pleads guilty to income tax DAVENPORT AP State Scott Swisher DIowa pleaded guilty in US Dis rict Court Thursday to four counts of failing to file federal income tax returns Judge Roy Stephenson re eased Swisher on bond and continued the case until a pre sentence investigation could be completed US Disf Atty Donald Wine said Swisher admitted failing to fcrf JCUULlif Mason Cty news 1617 file returns for the years 1957 Comics 18 through 1960 The maximum 201 penalty is a fine of up to one year in prison on each Transit timetable 22 Classified pages 2223 Cub Gazette 24 count Swisher 44 said on Sept 19 SPILLVILLE AP This widelyknown but little town of about 400 persons in northeast Iowa is famous for two things It is where Anton Dvorak wrote the longfamous musical composition entitled Humor esque And it also includes a museum housing 24 handcarved clocks The clocks are the work of Jo seph and Frank Bily They are 83 and 78 years old respective ly and are unmarried sons of Czech immigrants who settled in the community 100 years ago In school the Bily boys carved with crude knives on their desks The teachers often took away the knives Later the school board presented the brothers with the very desks they had whittled up iy will go to Spillville the brothers helped oh the farm of their parents John and Mary Bily they took up carpentering as a sideline They say it came nearest at that time to an outlet for their creative abilities Their father often told them they were wasting their time at whittling time which could be put to better use in farming To their mother they say they owe their artistic talents Carving and their fove of mu sic went into their eventual life time work Working by day they long winter eve nings ideal for carving and the oldworld expression of creation oy hand Joseph did most of the design ing and joining of the woods while Frank with long dexter ous fingers did the carving Their first original clock they call it the American Pio neer History Clock was four winters in the making It stands than eight feet high weighs about 500 pounds and is made of walnut and cherry wood It has carvings of most fa mous events in American histo ry all in separate panels It shows Indian villages the Bat tle of Tippecanoe John Alden and Priscilla Washington being sworn in as president and oxen plowing l These are all parts of 20 pan els The clock chimes as the var ious ages of life parade from a concealed panel All of the i clocks the Bily brothers have carved have chimes and many of them playhymns Although most of the wood used is walnutand cherry the brothers have used such import ed woods as European cherry niahagony boxwood and white holly The Bily clock collection is housed in thehome where Dvorak lived in 1893 His mem oirs are on the second floor of the brick vinecovered building a block south of the old town square The have specified that after their deaths the mu seum collection is to become the property of to be broken up nor moved from its present location They have always refused to sell any of their works that he had just neglected to file his returns for the years 1957 through 1961 but was in the process of trying to catch up He said at that time he had paid part of his past due federal taxes and all his state income taxes and that amounts due for the federal three years were under discussion with fed eral authorities Swisher said the basic prob lem led to his failure to file returns was the illness of his father Ingalls Swisher with whom he is in law practice in Iowa City Swisher said his fa ther who acted as bookkeeper for the firm had been in and out of the hospital several times Swisher said he was able to pay whatever they ask me to pay to satisfy his delinquency A highly popular legislator Swisher served as Democratic floor leader of the Iowa House in the 1959 and 1961 sessions He has had some health prob lems of his own He suffered a heart attack in August 1962 and apother last May which forced him to miss the closing days of the 1963 legislature An indictment returned shortly before noon by a fed eral grand jury listed Swishers income for 1957 at for 1958 at for 1959 at and for 1960 at 34393 The charges against Swisher are misdemeanors as con trasted to fraud deal only with failure to file federal income tax returns The amount of tax he owes on the income for the four years he failed to file was not brought out in Thursdays proceedings Orchard mom elated at sons rescue 0 R C H A R Albert Baker foundit hard to ex press her relief and gratitude Thursday morning when she learned her son Larry had been found in the wilds of Maine In a telephone conversation with the just before noon Mrs Baker said A neighbor heard the news on the radio that the men had been found alive and were taken in good condition to the base hospital Ellen will probably call us as soon as she has seen Larry Mrs Baker added Ellen is Larrys wife the former Ellen Morgan daugh ter of Mr and Mrs William Morgan of Orchard They The Iowa Line The GIobeGizelle1 long distance telephone wire was used to rather information for this article have been married since Dec 22 1962and live Maine near Loring AFB Larry has been in the Air Force three years He is a 1960 graduate of Coiwell High School and was selected by the Air Force for the me chanical aptitude area when he enlisted in Mason City Nov 30 1960 Mrs Baker said her daugh terinlaw called them Wed nesday Ellen said Larry and a companion had gone deer hunting Tuesday A search was started after they failed to return and the blizzard came up She said their car had been found about noon Wednesday Dismisses case against Ed Burrow ALGONA Judge Fred M Hudson in district court here Wednesday dismissed the case against Edward Burrow Led yard for lack of evidence Burrow was charged with as sault to commit rape after Mrs Robert Senenfelcter 41 Led yard was found dead on a farm five miles east of Led yard March 17 Information released in case indicated Burrow and Mrs Senenfelder had been to gether the night of her death A grand jury returned an in dictment and Burrow entered plea of not guilty The trial started Monday The jury had heard testimony from five witnesses when L W Nitchals Algona defense at torney asked that the case be dismissed Dismissal came at pm Wednesday SAME 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