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4 A Sun.. Oct. 8, 1950 ST.LOUIS POST-DISPATCH CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE Tie-In of Capone and Other Rings Shown by Inquiry Continued From Pa?e One. Chicago and "got cut in for a 22 per cent interest" in the racing news service in 1935 and 1936. His function was to try to get customers for the service on the West Coast. There was "some indication that Rosselli "muscled his vay into the racing news service, Kefauver related. Rosselli testified he formerly owned an interest in the Agua Caliente race track near Tijuana, Mexico, and was a part-owner of a gambling ship with Dragna In 1930-31, Kefauver reported. Roselli and Dragna were arrested on one occasion as they left the gambling ship with Charles Fischetti of Chicago, Capone gangster. They had a large sum of money and several revolvers in their possession. "Rosselli had a wide acquaintance with the Chicago Capone group and with racketeers in New York and elsewhere," Senator Kefauver said. In Movie Production Now. "In recent years, he has been an associate motion picture producer with the Eagle Lion Studio, which produced 'Canon City, 'He Walked by Night and 'End of the Santa Fe Trail. Rosselli was one of five Capone gangsters who were paroled in August 1947 after serving one-third of 10-year sentences for an attempt to extort $1,000,000 from the movie industry. Dragna, whose real name is Antonio Rizzotti. is not an American citizen, ' Kefauver pointed out. Dragna came to the United States in 1898, returned to Italy, came back to the United States In 1914 and has been in this country since. He has engaged in gambling and bootlegging, Kefauver related. He was owner of Universal Sports News of Los Angeles, a racing news firm which was a customer of the Trans-American service. When Trans-American went out of business, after the Capone gang got control of Continental Press Service, Dragna sold Universal Sports News to Illinois Sports News. This deal was arranged in 1947 by Edward Maloney, Los Angeles representative of the Illinois service. Paid $500 a Week. After the sale, Dragna testified, he received $500 a week from Illinois Sports News for supplying racing information from West Coast tracks. That arrangement ended last February when California authorities halted transmission of racing news service by wire. The Senate committee learned that Dragna went to Chicago to find out why he was cut off the payroll last February. "But Mr. Dragna could not recall coming to Chicago in 1950," Senator Kefauver related. "Yet he says he knows various Chicago racketeers and gangsters in New York, Cleveland and Miami. "Both Rosselli and Dragna admitted they knew Lucky Luciano and others of the Mafia-type. However, they knew nothing about the Mafia (secret Sicilian black-hand society)." Edward J. McBride, University of Miami student who owns Continental Press Service, repeated previous testimony to the effect that his uncle, Thomas F. Kelly, runs the business and he (McBride) has never made any decisions on policy or operation. The seventeenth and final witness was Luis Kutner, Chicago attorney. He vehemently denied a report that he obtained $60,000 from racketeers by falsely claim ing he could "fix" the Senate committee, Kefauver reported. Kutner said he had been prom- -t ised a $10,000 fee to represent Harry Russell, Chicago gambler, before the committee, but actually got nothing after Russell failed to testify in response to a subpena. Attorney for Drury. Kutner was attorney for William J. Drury, dismissed Chicago police lieutenant, who was shot to death Sept. 25 before he could deliver proffered evidence to the Senate committee. Kefauver plans to go into the Drury killing when he returns to Chicago. Kutner said Drury told him on Sept. 19 he had "something that will stand up" on James M. Ragen, head of Continental News Press, who was fatally wounded in the summer of 1946. "It's a bull's-eye I can't miss on this one," Kutner said Drury told him. "It will make the Ke fauver committee retry the entire Ragen case." Drury stated he had "a vital witness" in the Ragen murder, but gave no details, Kutner continued. However, he quoted Drury as saying that a safe robber now serving a sentence in the States-ville (111.) prison had information about the Ragen case and about the $1,000,000 robLery of Brink's, money transportation firm, in Boston last January. Meanwhile, it was learned the Senate committee plans to subpena records of Chicago's Sportsman's race track, dating back to its opening in 1928. Move to Revoke 20 Kansas City Liquor Licenses. Special to the Post -Dispatch. KANSAS CITY, Oct. 7 Action to revoke the liquor licenses of more than 20 establishments will be started next week as a result of disclosures made at the Senate Crime Committee hearing here, Fred R. Johnson, City liquor control director, announced today. Johnson already has filed a citation charging that Joe DiGio-vanni and his brother, Peter, made false statements to obtain permits for their wholesale firm, the Midwest Distributing Co. U.N. VOTES TO GIVE M'ARTHUR GREEN LIGHT FOR DRIVE Continued From Pace One. Dulles representing the United; States. - j Top points in he 1200-word resolution are: 1. If the Security Council fails to function in any act of aggression, the General Assembly, if not in session, shall be called within 24 hours to consider the matter. The emergency special session of the Assembly can be called if requested by any seven members of the Security CounciL' 2. It establishes a peace observation commission of 9 to 14 members which could observe and report on the situation in any area where international tension exists. This commission may be used by the General Assembly or the "Little Assembly" if the Security Council is not carrying out its task under the Charter. 3. It recommends that each member maintain within its national armed forces elements so trained and organized that they can be made available promptly for service as a UJf. unit or units on recommendation by the Security Council or the General Assembly. 4. It - establishes a collective measures committee of representatives of 10 to 14 members and directs the committee to report to the Security Council and the Assembly, not later than Sept. 1, 1951, on methods and resources, including armed forces, which are available or might be made available to the U.N. in order to maintain international peace and security. In other U Jtf. action today, the Assembly decided to consider the political future of Formosa, last stronghold of the Chinese Nationalists . By a vote of 42 to 7 the Assembly placed the matter on its agenda. Eight nations abstained. Security Council Elections. The Assembly elected Turkey formally to a seat on the Security Council after Lebanon broke a deadlock by retiring from a con test that had gone through 13 bal lots. The Netherlands and Brazil were elected on the first ballot to the other two .seats up for election this year in the 11-nation council. The Netherlands will succeed Norway and Brazil will replace Cuba Jan. 1. The other members next year will be the permanent Big Five the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China and Ecuador, Yugo slavia and India. to explain why his country abstained in the voting. "My government fears that the result may be to prolong North Korean opposition and extend the area of the conflict,', Rau said. "We may be wrong . . . but we view with gravest misgivings this recommendation . . ." The Assembly action ended a long parliamentary attempt to catch up with Security Council actions of June 25 and June 27 which paved the way for U.N. collective security action. Six Nations Back U.S. Six nations joined the United States in submitting to the Political Committee the resolution based on Acheson's proposal for strengthening U.N. action for peace. The co-sponsors are Britain, France, Canada, Turkey, the Philippines and Uruguay. It will come up in the 60-nation commit tee Monday, with John Foster FIRST YANK TROOPS CROSS 38TH PARALLEL Continued From Pare One. sembly chambers at Flushing Meadow, N. Y. A high military source said the U.N. decision had not changed the situation and that the over all plan called for American troops to cross the thirty-eighth parallel as soon as they had mopped up Communist resistance in the Seoul area. He pointed out that although South Koreans had pushed for ward against minor resistance, American troops on the left flank had -to clean out pockets of re sistance and to be regrouped and re-equipped. You can t just go across piecemeal," he said. It was considered possible other U. S. troops were organizing for ST. 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SOtTH AMKIirCA AND PAN A3UCAX COUNTRITB TaUy and Sunday, one year 122.60 Tailr. without Sunday, one year 18.00 Sunday only, one year - 7.50 Kcmit ettner by postal order. Order or 6t. Louia eickeage. a tt . .iff. Jjelle 4 watch feature . BAYLOR SPORTSMAN 1 7-Jewel Mlf $I995 . 3 Pay $4 Monthly I MAIL ORDERS FILLED I in I This wonderful man's 17-jewel, water-resistant dust- proof watch is castd gleaming chrome with stainless-steal back. An all-weather watch for all-the- tlme wear. Available black or white dials. Fed. Tax Included i3H l'l'i"i'i an invasion on the North Korean east or west coasts such as the Inchon landing of Sept. 15. Secrecy covered Allied move ments on the Thirty-Eighth parallel front. The First Marine Division heroes of the Inchon landing and the liberators of Seoul suddenly was pulled out of the line. It was replaced by the First Cavalry Division, which took Kaesong, just two miles south of the parallel. Gen. MacArthur's official spokesman declined to reveal the whereabouts of the Marines and also of the United States Seventh Division. The Seventh also was in on the Inchon landing. Aerial observers reported the enemy was trying to push an unusually large number of convoys down both the east and west coasts, apparently to reinforce defensive positions just north of the thirty-eighth parallel. A total of 230 enemy vehicles had been observed Friday and Saturday. In this time, fighter-bombers and light bombers destroyed or damaged 182 railway cars, 54 trucks, 15 locomotives and 92. miscellaneous vehicles. O'FALLON FARMER TORTURED BY 3 SEEKING MONEY Continued From Pare One. Giant Pincer No. 2 in Korea? opened and found to contain $129,000, Butkus said that was all that was in the safe in the Lierman avenue house and that he was on his way to deposit it in a Belleville bank because "it was too much cash to be left lying around." Mr. and Mrs. Butkus were married secretly in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1936. Their marriage was not known, even to their neighbors and her relatives, until Mrs. Butkus filed suit for divorce on grounds of intemperance four days before her death. He managed her East Side property before their marriage. The estate now is involved in litigation. Under the terms of L " 'MOOr' NORTH B Ch'm1 KORE j4 1 M2iCrwa9!ra ! ' I r so wjfefiV'it 'Sfl 3S rA'AUfl MO Omvt STARTED JVM 2S-lTAKl tr US OCTOBER 7 SOUTH U4 KOREA Yellow Sco STATUTE MAES ARRESTED IN SHOOTING FOLLOWING TAYERN BRAWL James Samples, 25-year-old laborer, living in the 3700 block of North Ninth street, was shot in the groin after a brawl in a tavern at 4026 North Broadway last night. Police arrested William Clifton, of the 4000 block of North Broadway, and quoted him as admitting he fired a shot with a revolver through the door of a lavatory where Samples fled after Clifton drew the weapon. Earlier, police were told, Samples had had a fist fight in the tavern with Clifton's brother, Joseph, who left the place and returned with William. Samples was taken to City Hospital. KEFAUVER'S FOURTH CHILD WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (AP)-- A baby girl was born today to Mrs. Estees Kefauver, wife of Senator Kefauver (Dem.) Tennessee, at Garfield Hospital. Senator and Mrs. Kefauver have three other children, two girls and a boy. The new baby was born while the Senator was in Chicago for hearings of the Senate crime investigating committee, of which he is chairman. One of America's Smartest Shops for Men' Our Sincere Thanks Associated Press Wirephoto. Lower shaded arrows mark the drives that crushed the Reds in South Korea. Upper broken arrows mark possible giant pincer No. 2 to be formed by pushes from 175,000-man United Nation force north of Seoul and South Korean divisions already south of Wonsan. Mrs. Butkus's will, which has been admitted for probate at Belleville, Butkus would receive one-third of the estate, with her 10 brothers and sisters, all of whom live in the Belleville area, sharing the residue. Butkus filed suit Sept. 9 at Belleville asking that he be declared the owner of the $129,000, which has been impounded. An adopted son of Mrs. Butkus, Dr. E. J. Cruse of Black Rock, Ark., has claimed the en tire estate for himself. VIOLINIST FOR PHILHARMONIC Miss Joan Rieder, freshman scholarship student at Music and Arts University, 3801 West Pine boulevard, has been named a member of the second violin section of the St. Louis Philharmonic, it was announced yesterday. She formerly was concert mistress of the Minnesota State High School Orchestra 1 " 1 sa iJ fo our many friends who visited us during opening week, and for heir enthusiastic congratulations on now having, more than ever, "one of America's smartest shops for men." Wilkinson' OLIVE STREET AT SIXTH I Store Hours: Mondays, 12 Noon to 8:30 Other Days 9:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. k.?rA Tr rKx ZEl fx Vvv" w " sy vi 7 P ,,,- --sas8S MONDAY STORE HOURS 10 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. 50 Sal New York City, 1900 ... A young woman widowed, first faced the problem of supporting herself and infant son. Soon she created the first adjustable maternity dress . . . then the first dresses for larger women. We are proud and grateful that we can share Mrs. Lane Bryant's happiness on this joyous occasion and we express our sincere thanks to those who have made these 50 successful years possible, with A great event for larger ivomen! Selections tremendously varied! Everything in this sale is exciting and neiv! ' Everything in this sale at 15 to 40 less than regular prices! GREAT BUDGET FLOOR FEATURES Furred Coats sizes I6V2 to 30V2, 38 to 52 Regularly $49.95 to All-tvool coats in black and colors uith pieced Persian, Squirrel and other furs. !WLvJI-.!l-v. WtaAjomc and. 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