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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1949, Cedar Rapids, Iowa VOLUME 111 CEDAR APRIL 30, TOTTED IN CANAL CLASH Tension and Riot Spread In Shanghai Stalin Buttons Issued By Underground as Reds SHANGHAI Ing unrest and violence in Shanghai were reported as Communist armies moved nearer from the The underground started distributing lapel buttons with pictures of Stalin and Mao Chinese Communist Shanghai was beginning to ex- the internal strife gripped Nanking a little before Communist forces marched in un- The American consulate tele- phoned the garrison that a mob of employes threatened the China Edison The garrison dispatched troops to deal with the Armies The Communist radio said parts of seven Nationalist armies a Chinese army is the approximate equivalent of a U. S. had been trapped in the ing bulge between the Yangtze delta and Hangchow at the tip of which lies A telephone check indicated that all Nationalist defenders bad been withdrawn into Hangchow from the Hangchow is the so-called back door of the control point on the railway to the That is the last escape route by land from the threatened Reports circulated that the Com- had captured 25 miles west of Shanghai on the only other trunk out of the But government sources denied the The railway administration merely said trains were running to a point five miles east of REDS ASK ALLIES SAN FRANCISCO The Chinese Communists demanded Saturday that the United States and France quickly draw their armed warships and military aircraft from At the same they promised protect all foreign nationals to consider the establishment of diplomatic relations with foreign The statements were made by Gen. La spokesman for the headquarters of the Communis in a Peiping broadcast heard in San Francisco by the ated Photos by WRECKED AUTOMOBILES IN WHICH TWO WERE THREE Cedar Rapids men were killed when the two cars above collided three and one-half miles west of Walker on highway 150 Friday Dead are B. L. driver of the car on the and Raymond D. Dodge's a passenger in. the Dodge Mrs. Ruth Schorr was seriously The Schorrs and Dodge lived at 1118 Third street Injured in the car at left were Ronald I. the and James a Both from K Two Injured in Car Crash B. L Nephew Dead Cedar Rapids N Two Cedar Rapids men were killed and three other persons in- jured late Friday in a crash on highway 150, three and one-half west of The dead are B. L. 54, and Raymond D. 21, Dodge's both of 1118 street Injured in the accident were Raymond's Mrs. 56, also of 1118 Third street James I. driver of other and Kelley are both from Mrs. Schorr suffered a broken a broken and head She was reported in fair condition Saturday at St. Luke's Roads Agree to Longer Vacations CHICAGO nation's railroads agreed Saturday to re- vised vacation schedules for 000 conductors trainmen and The new effective July 1, provide one-week paic vacations after one year and two weeks after five service The employes now receive one A carrier spokesman said the new plan corresponds generally to the vacation schedules now in fect for employes The five operating unions had asked vacations ranging up to 3C Negotiations had been under way since March 25. Arlo Miller's Skull Fractured to The DBS MOINES Arlo Wilson high of Cedar Rapids lete who was struck in the head by a discus at the Drake Relays was reported in good con- dition in Mercy hospital Doctors reported that Miller a fractured skull in the accident and will remain in the hospital here for at least five days before he be moved to Cedar Two Students Hurt in Crash Two Coe college students were injured p.m. Friday when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a car driven by Ellis N. 226 Eighth street at A avenue and Eighth street Kenneth Kling and James both of Coe were Kling suffered a cut knee and Bentzen a cut on the back of the Both were treated at St. Luke's Moorehead was charged by lice with failure to yield the right of YOUTH'S BODY J A M M UNDER broken body of Raymond D. 21, is shown jammed under the dashboard of the wrecked automobile in which he was killed Friday Linn County Coroner Robert Brosh said both Dodge and Schorr were dead on arrival at St. Luke's where they were taken by Ambulance cloudiness and cooler with brief showers late this Low tonight 46. day partly cloudy and High Sunday 70. Jokers in Red Blockade NEW YORK Secret talks between the United States and Russia over lifting the Berlin blockade were reported Friday night to be Gazette Man Rides Airlift to Berlin By Frank Gazette Associate rode ten tons of are no in coal from Frankfurt to Berlin via Russia's terms for ending the im- Airlift j We left at 10-27 am in an S- Ambassador Philip C. arrived Tn Deputy One Western source said the Western Powers now are con- The un- loaded in 17 I watched two planes ahead of us take off and six behind us land at Tempelhof We left Berlin at p.m. and landed back in Frankfurt at We over several Russian airports where we saw American planes left from Americans can be proud of the efficiency and dispatch with which the Airlift is being Saw Cologne and lich on a bus little struction is in progress in these Frankfurt is recovering The destruction is simply lievable and in some places only the streets have been Our Iowa delegation to the ior Chamber of Commerce con- vention in Brussels arrives by air Foreign Minister Jakob A. Malik for two These and one-half hours late Main facts emerged from Today's Index 7 Courthouse 2 7 Daily 2 2 Editorial Features 6 Marion g Movies 5 5 Sports 4 8 Ads sources shortly after the conversations 1. The going all right for both East and The next move can. come either side but there is no hint what 2. No written documents or com- were exchanged but Malik confirmed the conditions on which Russia will end the These are for the West to lift the and for the Four Powers to agree on the date for a meeting of the council of foreign ministers on A western source said there are no other To 3. The situation has become much clearer but exact details must be worked These in- volve the dates for lifting the for convening the council foreign ministers and for listing the specific to be taken up at foreign 4. The two-way talks involving Dr. Jessup and Malik may widen to more formal Four con- here perhaps next Jessup kept ander Cadogan of Britain and Jean Chauvel fully in- formed but one source said it a npw about time for the four sit Cpe College Expels Suspends Two Cedar Three students have been ex- and two suspended from Coe college as a result of action taken by college authorities in the last two One man was expelled and one suspended Saturday following an incident at the City Water Works early this The action followed by only one day the announcement of Coe President Byron head that two other men had been expelled and one pended after the Easter Works Amos Diehl told police that five men walked into the a otf the wall and took a gas They drove off in a Police a car answering the description given by Diehl outside Greene hall a few minutes They picked up five all residents of and took them to the station for No charges were by who turned the case over to college The tion by college authorities President described the other affair as a drinking party and general disturbance hall during the Easter Three not go home over the but remained on the During the evening at- tempted to another dent out of his room by building a fire of paper and blowing the smoke under the President Hollinshead said the two students suspended had been in trouble before and had been warned at that time they would be dismissed they were called before college authorities The third youth has a good ord at Coe and was suspended for two He will return to school two who dis- will be permitted to take their final exams after ment in Hollinshead feel we are being rather lenient in that respect and I- think the students feel the same completed exams they have the opportunity to Transfer to another college if they so Whether the student expelled Saturday would be given the same was not Status of the student suspended Saturday also DODGE 8CROBK Kelley suffered a broken pelvis and possible internal in- He was in fair condition Saturday at Independence although not suffered a bruised The accident occurred about Highway trolman James Gildroy who in- A witness to said Dodge's traveling swerved into the path of Baum's The three Cedar Rapids people were taken to St. Luke's hospital by Ambulance Coroner Robert Brosh pronounced young Schorr and Dodge dead on ar- Dodge and the Schorrs were returning to Cedar Rapids from the funeral of a Mrs. Viola which was held Friday in a former Wilson high school is also survived by his Fred of 343 Third avenue Dodge is survived by two Mrs. Schorr and Miss Myrtle who lived with him and Mrs. He was a former for Allen Motor Com- pany and was in business for a teacher and is employed in the office at the she worked for the food ration of Dodge and Schorr were taken to the funeral Funeral ments will be made Hands Off British Ferry Craft Also Release Seized in Pursuing Cattle BERLIN The sians Saturday agreed to keep hands off British barges in Western Berlin's waterways and released three British diers seized Friday night while trying to retrieve stock from Soviet zone The Soviet actions removed two minor obstacles that threatened to complicate Anglo-Russian tions at a time when lifting of the Berlin blockade appeared im- The waterways dispute was tled at a conference between E. R. British deputy commander of and Maj. Gen. P. A. Soviet trans- port The agreement was understood to call for freedom of movement on Western Berlin's canals for both British and Origin of The dispute erupted day when the who con- trol all Berlin's canals under an old four-power stopped British barges in the British Next armed British police shooed away the Soviet control officials and announced their intention of remaining there to insure free passage of British Coalition Wins Labor Skirmishes WASHINGTON dent coalition of house cans and southern driving for passage of the Wood is in line with the Handling The house then adopted another labor won a series of amendment mishes Worried easing the Wood This of- tration leaders finally put off the decisive vote until When the house adjourned after a long day of. wrangling and group had put through three amendments to its Wood They were ments less restriction on unions but they were op- by Truman's Democrats still hope to defeat the Wood and pass their own Lesinski to repeal the act and revive the New Deal Wagner act handle that work that has been farmed out to their company by another com- pany whose employes are on Such a refusal is one type of The Wood prior to would have permitted such a re- only if the the two companies are members of the same local The amendment removed this The act bans all with Therefore j types of secondary they resisted all efforts to make the Wood more acceptable to the house when the showdown Outcome in The Wood likewise would but would also re-enact most of its The final outcome remained highly Both still claimed a Republicans voted almost together day and were by about 40 anybody's whether this alignment on Another unknown factor Was the attitude of some 80 members who were on the floor vote of the day came early in the The opposing sides hands to smash down a proposal to re- the the 1935 act in its original form The vote Coalition the coalition scored its first That was when the house 202 to 158, an amendment by Rep. which would permit vote elections up to six months after being replaced in. their Prior to the Wood strikers could vote up to three months after being re- act doesn't permit replaced strikers to at to return to the 1935 Wagner act original form was offered by Rep. tonio Rep. Biemiller said which was introduced by Chairman stay out of the way otf marchers of the labor Before agreeing to postpone further debate until the house adopted another amendment which would ease the Wood bill's provision on injunctions in unfair labor practice It by Rep. Bentsen and carried 166 to 117. Injunction Under this the eral counsel of the National Labor Relations Board could seek a injunction against a union or employer after making an investigation and issuing a formal in the Also he would have show the public interest requires the injunction tbat able re- Prior to the amendment the Wood permitted the general counsel to seek an injunction as soon as he received any charge of an unfair The Lesinski abolish such injunctions and even the position of general No votes were taken Some of the votes were by voice and others on a count of those for and Whatever the house agrees will be to the senate another debate which is expected to be long and Americans Advised To Stay Indoors in Tokyo Arthur's headquarters suggested Saturday Americans stay in- doors Sunday when Japan's Com- and labor groups celebrate May y An announcement said tion personnel not on duty should j The British engaged in brought in on the airlift from the three airfields barges mostly ferrying su to distribution An official announcement said Saturday's talk was held in a friendly atmosphere at Soviet The Russians backed down in order to re- tain their nominal control over Western canal A British spokesman said blamed junior officers for the Soldiers The British soldiers seized day night had crossed ently into the Russian zone while pursuing 40 Soviet zone police who raided a Western Berlin city government The Soviet zone police made off with 36 eight 12 sheep and 34 British officials The farm long has been a bone of contention between Soviet zone and British sector Its buildings are in the British sector and its grazing lands in the Soviet Thi Russians escorted the three British soldiers to British tor border and released of the United Workers of FEW Wins Vote At Deere Plant MOLINE score in the jurisdictional fight between two CIO unions was three to one Saturday in favor Farm Equipment They won 922 to 224 over the United Automobile Workers in a National Labor Relations Board election at the John Deere plow works The UAW won an election in the Allis Chalmers plant at 111., several weeks the FEW won at the Cormick works of the tional Harvester cago and the Oliver Corporation plow works in South A UAW officer at Moline said Deere had offered a wage increase to some members in seven plants in Illinois and Iowa for which the UAW still Neither union nor company would say how much had been of- workers in three other plants at Moline and at Des Waterloo and Ot- Hudson Shipment Ordered by Court FORT WAYNE eral court Saturday blocked striking workers at the South Bend Bendix Aviation plant from stopping brake die shipments to the Hudson Motor Car Judge Luther Swygert issued the order claimed it would have to shut its plant out the Today's Chuckle You can't take it with since the advent of the in- come you can't keep it while you are
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