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Hutchinson News Herald (Newspaper) - October 8, 1945, Hutchinson, Kansas Tomorrow Weather Cold And Frosty THE HUTCHINSON Final Edition 97 OCTOBER 1945 SINGLE 5c a dent was expected conferences Labor Chief Seeks Federal Wage Policy rt Washington Lewis was absent Monday when confer ences were resumed between bi coal operators and ed Mine Workers In a govern effort to end a Strike of soft coal An associate said Lewis had a prior engagement which kept him from attending the morning ses but the to join th Midway In the morning session the producers asked fora privat huddle with Secretary of Labo who called th The reason for request was not At issue is recognition for Lew Iss Lewis wants to talk with th operators about recognizing th But the operators say the wont talk until the strikers g back to called in bot Saturday for a fillin on th strike He called them back today hopeful he would be able to con vince them that coal is so essential that both Lewi and the operators will have t give Lewis Wont Intervene The mine owners asked th union chief Saturday to halt th spreading work Bu Lewis saying the walk outs were begun locally by unit of his United Technica and Supervisory employes am the United Mine Worker union was not The UMW chief added that th coal strike did not involve wage ie a shorter work week the is sues in most other strikes harrass ing the government in the pas low He said the foremen want the operators to bargain with and struck when they After the Saturday meeting re Schwellenbach indicated t reporters he thought the wag strikes might be lessened by clearcut government pattern and set out to fix taints Test Case He said he would seek the aid of the War Labor now is a part of his department in pushing through a test case in a demand for a 30 pe cent wage increase and an em request for a higher price to offset such a It is estimated by most unions that the loss in take home pay with change a work week to a 40Hour week amounts to around 30 per The governments policy Immediately after Japan ese surrender permits wage in creases in any amount if they are not to be used as the basis foi Approval of the OPA and Office of Economic tion is where any increase in price ceilings is Reconversion To Be Completed By End Of Thinks Chief Thus Schwellenbach thinks a pattern might be set by putting a typical case through the WLB and t This might clear the air at col bargaining tables anc avert strikes if employers have some sign from the that prices are to be allowed to give a little while wage rates are inched Schwellenbach made no predic tion that any price Increases would be allowed at this time ior did he say what type of case be might pick for the Normal Production In Aim Texas is the first consideration in the 21 olf refinery plants in the gulf coast Westphall district officer in charge of the refineries said Commander Westphall reached yesterday and is opening offices In the of the tor of naval With him is a staff of naval officers and en listed w A naval officer will be sta at each of the Westphall and will be re sponsible to him for the operation of the I have talked with a number The Weather Kansas Generally fair this aud cooler today and tonight low temperatures upper extreme went to lower southeast heavy frost west llcht to heavy northeast warm er west and north central Tues day tempera lures east frost Issued north and west Just doesnt seem like fall with out Martin Lacey sitting on the fire escape of the Hutchinson State Weather Report High Sunday low Monday at Year ago low My tAA SIMM Washington fac ing the toughest reconversion hur dles between now and will complete the transition from war to peace late in all goes Chairman Krug predicted this Monday at the 100th and final meeting of the War Production He said the decline In national Income and In production would be halted early next that his forecasts were based on the as sumption of an orderly They would have to be modi he in the event of prolonged and widespread labor extensive hoarding of serious disruption of the price of other un foreseen At the same time the WPB chief reported that during the five years beginning In this country doubled its manufactur ing output to hull more than of munitions against the This was KrUg by superimposing war production on normal rather than substituting guns for Jn a report titled warfare achievements and the reconversion Krug told the board tha for the rest of this year govern ment expenditures Will faster than business and privat outlays can of officials of the Oil Worker International and have promised full cooperation t bring the refineries back into pro duction and to maintain produc Westphall The district which Westpha will supervise extends from th Mississippi river to the Mexican It Includes workers and embraces approximately one third the total membership of th international More workmen turned out fo the morning shift today and th staHs at each of the units wa close to it was from the Maintenance men have been go ing over the units placing them ii readiness for the operators t start up refining All Hous ton refineries are expected to to back in full production by the en of the Plants seized in Houston includ the Texas com pany and Crown Central refiner and the Sinclair and Texa Pipeline Movie Striken And Policemen In Battle Hollywood ff At least 12 strikers and 2 policemen were in jured early Monday in brief bu wild fighting at the entrance t Warner Brothers Studio when of fleers charged a mass group o approximately 200 pickets to clea a passageway for studio workers Approximately 150 police and sheriffs deputies and the pickets fought for about 15 minutes as the using nightsticks but m tear cleared a way through the movie strikers and formed a double line through which the workers passed into the It was at the same entrance ates that fighting broke out last Friday and some 25 or more men Fail To Return To Work New York thousands of longshoremen whose strike has tied up shipping in New York harbor for the past week failed to return to work as scheduled Mon day Eugene business man ager for local 791 of the AFL In As which led the of an estimated to men last said his local aas adopted a policy of no con no work and the govern ment can step in at any time it Local 791 previously had voted to return to work today pending negotiations with New York Shipping Association for a new contract to replace the one which expired Several other locals followed bin voted to stay Again Turn In Auto Industry movements affecting more than workers got underway in the Ford and Hudson Motor com pany plants and the company as temporary teace returned to the automotive The situation wai clouded somewhat by forthcoming strike votes affecting some em ployes of the industrys big Chrysler and General dolors The vote will e taken in connection with de mands of the United Automobile Workers CIO for a 30 percent wide wage f Knew Of laas To Start War Tokyo Premier said today Emperor knew In ad ance the general outline of the plan to strike Pearl but that he understood the United States would be duly notified prior to commencement f armed New Cabinet To Hear Of Jap Problems Tokyo dapper Pre mler Kujuro completed his safe and sane government for a restless Japan to and planned the first meet ing of his 15man cabinet Imme even before reporting its roster to the Domei news agency said he would outline bluntly the head aches ahead for the new govern which most observers say cannot survive more than a few A brand new domestic trouble was added to burdens More than Korean coal miners in the Yubar mine near have news agency and the unrest seems to be spreading to an adjoining mine Cause of the strike was not an Another Chance Soon Acceptance by Toyoda of the navy portfolio completed the new said Secretary likely to meet with General Mac Arthurs Tsugita also predicted that another new cab inet will be formed by political party men when a majority party comes out of the general elec tions next Baron drew heavily upon un tried make up his new government Average age of the is roster including five from the previous Premier career diplomat tackling his first big domestic Foreign Minister Shigeru Yo a holdover like had opposed Nippons militarist Home Minister Hori career government Finance Minister Keizo Shibu Commerce and Industry er par and Agriculture and Forestry Min ister Kenzo par who has been par War Minister Also a Navy Minister 60yearold militarist who commanded the Yokosuka naval base where occupation made their first ous landings on Justice Minister Chuzo also a holdover from the previous Welfare Minister Hitoshi au hor and member of the house of Transportation Minister Taka parliamentarian and member of the house of Education Minister Tamon Ma another hold Ministers without portfolio concurrently chief abinet Joji Tatsuo hold over president of the board of In Holding a cabinet post without Aides To Help With Defense Manila blatant L who swaggered to victory for Japan in Malaya then hid in the hills when the Americans came back for the pleaded inno cent to war criminal charges and his trial was set for The paunchy Yama shita was the first of a long of Japanese to be hauled into court for ar Clicking his spurred he responded a bris Not guilty to charges that h permitted brutal atrocities Americans and Filipinos while h commanded Japanese forces in the A United States military com mission of five generals heard hi immediately fixed the dat of the trial and directed that i be held in the forme residence of the Philippine Fellow Criminals As Counsel The 59yearold Tiger of Ma laya won one round and lost one at the start of his fight for life Chief Council Colone Harry Clarke of Pa obtained the appointment of Ya former chief of Staf and deputy chief of Gen Muto and to the defense council surprising move in view of th lean occupation to day that only bodies came out of the asylum which the tion has described as a murder Nurse Minna Zachow was the first witness to appear at the trial of seven charged before a military court with mur dering more 400 Russian and Polish slave women and Dottier To TrUl Rome Anton Dostler goes on trial for his life in Romes palace of justice today accused of having ordered the execution of 15 American pris of Tigers And Cubs Tied After 8 Innings Of Play fact that both are being held in fewe prison as war crim inal Clarke failed In a move to have the charges agains the general strick en altogether on the grounds they failed to state a single violation f the laws of war on the part of he He won a smal when the commissions presiding officer Reynolds of Dun ordered the to supply the defense with a Jill of particulars specifically the crimes of which Yamashita is Reynolds overrode the conten ion of the chief lobert Kerr of hat the proceedings were ike those of any ordinary court of law and that no detailed state nent of charges was Protests Appointment Kerr also protested bitterly the of the two Japanese generals to defense but Reynolds allowed their appointment in the interest of a air Kerr heatedly pro tested the appearance such men before this commission as and argued that it might later have an effect on heir own Clarke had asked or their addition to the defense taff on the ground they were ac quainted with many facts con erning of which he knew The formal charge against said only that the ac At Manila and other places in he while commander f the armed forces of Japan at war with the United States of America and its unlawfully disregarded and failed to dis harge his duty as commander to ontrol operations of members of ils permitting them to commit brutal atrocities and other ligh crimes against the people oi he United States and of its al ies and arly the and General Tomoyuki thereby violated the laws of Despite the general tone of the Kerr left no doubt but the prosecution was seeking he death and implied hat the requested of ars would supply more than Assistants to Prosecutor Kerr Innocent Of Beast Of Behen Says Germany JP seph Kramer swore on the Bible today that he was innocent of war crimes and that atrocities commit ted at the and Belsen concentration camps he com manded were on orders from higher placed described as the Beast of leaped froom prisoners cage like a football he rank of minister Is Wataru Player from a bench and trotted parliamentarian to witness stand where he who is president of the board of testified in a high pitched nasal Deadlines Be Met Although the new government will be allowed to get ts bearings in office before it is it by further Allied orders as weeping as General freedom directive which upset he former it already has Political must be re vy I j Replying to a question that had deadlines to meet en pending since a press the outgoing remler said the emperor affixed is signature to an imperial re declaring war on the tailed States at Tokyo That was late afternoon of in Takes To Drive m ting on the floorboards to the Men brake W leased by 10 and reports on removal of police and repeal of laws are due by when demobilization also Is to be Meanwhile there is the growing specter of famine and frank skepticism of the Demobilization of the last Jap anese remaining under arms in the homeland now is only a mat ter pi Allied headquarters noting that He said he was a loyal Nazi and a member of the SS and as such only carried out obediently the orders of the Hitler While the other 44 SS guards and camp jointly on trial with Kramer before a Brit ish military listened intent he told of a riot in a concen tration camp just a year and a day ago There was a Persons tried to escape and there was fir ing near crematoriums one Marines Back On Familiar China Ground By Spencer China Marines landed in force at three points on the shores of troubled North China yesterday to assist Generalissimo Chiang regain control over the last major area still dominated by While a force of 200 7th fleet transports and warships stood off the Taku river veterans of the First Marine di accustomed to pay as you go jungle warfare from Guadal canal to took possession of Taku and nearby port facilities and moved progressive ly inland toward the famous treaty port and railroad hub of At the same a smaller landing team from the Sixth di vision swept ashore to the north east at an ail weath er port and outlet for the rich Kailan coal mines on the gulf of Third amphibious corps head commanded by Keller Washing made it plain that re urn of tho marines to China was or the purpose of maintaining law and order and not to partici pato in internal Wrigley Chicago rallied strongly in the eighth to tie the score In the sixth series game at 1 all The rally was climaxed by another home run smash by Hank with one man The game was a comedy of being played In what would be ideal football As the teams entered the ninth inning after more than two and onehalf hours of play the score was 7 to Official paid attendance was announced as Excellent weaker served up for the sixth game in this ball park today and as a result the customers werent in any hurry to turn Fighting back after the Cubs had clubbed Virgil Fire Trucks to the showers with a rally the fifth and picked up another tally In the the Tig ers pounded out three hits for a pair of runs in the top of the seventh with a barrage tha knocked Claude the Cub 2Year Men To Get Out Next March Washington nexi all army enlisted men with two years service will be eligible for the house military committee heard Mon By that Robert Berry enough high point men will have been released on discharges on length oi service General George Marshall told congress recently the discharge plan was contemplated but did not set a Between now and Berry critical point scores for dis charge will be reduced progres At present the figure is 70 In November it should drop to 60 Berry also told the committee that not many veter ans will be discharged soon under a policy of releasing surplus i This new policy Is merely a safety valve escape mechanism to allow discharge of a few men sit ting around doing Berry It applies primarily to men at to operating posts in this Discharge of army doctors is being speeded Ray mond acting surgeon Tension has mounted In this j testified rea of North where the Bliss said 1400 Japanese have more than troops supported by puppet forces who have been under their do since the Marco Polo ridge incident touched off tho war eight years Chinese communist eighth route army while not in control of any major have more than troops camped n the country outside Peking and These elements have continued despite the cessation of hostilities The Marines were back in territory when they re to It was here hat they made their first ap in China in 1900 and it vas here that Smedley Butler won us first It has been nearly four years since a detach ment ot approximately 200 Marines was captured at Tientsin n the opening moments of the Truman For Tiptonville Tru man arrived at Marsh Lodge on the edge of Lake here at today to spend two days resting and fishing before proceeding to to dedicate the Kentucky dam Flash Floods Claim Three persons were drowned and one is missing as the result of sudden floods which struck in the Teha hapi mountain area near here Saturday and The bodies of Sheriffs Deputy Howard and William Frank were found by Thompsons Jesse James Is The Thompson en oute to had stopped it a service station at 35 miles east of when the was swept away by an wall of Their wives Knott was in an adjacent store which was partially swept Thelma of was drowned when the au of her family was washed from a highway near Mo Her body was found ier Elmer and er and saved their two other uiet Sabbath At Home Dorothy acting chief clerk of the Reno county ration has decided that admin of the OPAs program may be tough but that it cant hold a candle to the perils of Over the the fol lowing things of interest hap at the Trotter 828 East Fourth About half the piaster on the ceiling of the house fell I was in the garden of my I and Trotter home about four kilometers My driver came and asked if I knew crematorium three was in it was burned out All the prisoners who took part in the mutiny were shot when I got Eyes to the Kramer in he did not know who or the prisoners had aid down newspaper Hochl described the camp at wld that the new as a camp which I be installed tonight at the not wish to The paper Asahl launched the one CMM Qvt sharply pointed Germany ff A German nurse Ht the testifying the mm trW in ttw ered that the roof had numer ous She cut both her hands while trying to wash assorted pots and More than IS in various stages of ei ther telephoned or came to see her about the possibilities of getting grade 1 She bad to remove the re maining plaster to that a work man could get to work on the ceiling early Monday She was unable to find anyone who could fix the roof Bliss said doctors will be released by Instead oi as previously He estimated that by next July the number of army doctors will be reduced from at present to approximately utlaw taking Richard Trucks also dent Truman began drafting today speech championing multiple purpose development of water ways by regional authorities as he brought another Missouri visit to a His luggage was packed for a sojourn in Tennessee where the Tennesse Valley Au the new deals vast pub lic power development celebrates the completion of its original ten dam chain The president plans to go to Wednesday for a speech at 11 Hutchmson time dedicating Kentucky the last of the major TVA flood dams harnessing the Tennessee Former President Roosevelt ad seven other In tlie the president planned to spend much of his time today and tomorrow relaxing on historic Reel Root west paradise for He brought his southeast Mis souri visit to a close yesterday afternoon at the Pemiscot county fair with a speech in which he asked the cooperation of all the American people in bringing crises on the home production front and in the field of foreign attains to a speedy To this he dedicated all the authority of his high Telling his Missouri home folk that these two top problems head the list of grave he said that in 30 years of public office he had not shirked a responsi and added I shall not shirk this Pleading for cooperation of the American as well as con he declared that the road to peace may prove more difficult than that to victory in At he that requires the cooperation of management and the every storekeeper and every man who has an interest in the govern ment of the United Wainn right To Visit Kansas City Kansas City Jona than is coming to As a of the American Le the ot wnd Cor regidor will head a victory pa rade here S and will speak the following William chairman of the Legion central executive an out of the The most timely blows in the fifth inning spree were singles by Stan Hack and Phil each driving in two and each of which brought the crown of some chilled fans roaring to its Pint Webb bounced John son of Mayo tied out to Nich Cramer rolled Johnson to No no no none Johnson ork to Lowrey filed out to Cullen Webb to No no no none Second Inning filed out Rudy York doubled to right sending to Outlaw Richards forcing In Cul Trucks popped Webb bounced o Hughe forcing Ona one no three singled through Ui Nicholson fouled Livingston forced at Mayo to but Webb made a wild throw past first and Livingston tore tor Richards re overed the ball and pegged to to itch for a double No one no none Third Johnson to Cramer popped to No no o none struck also whiffed Hack Johnson filed No ono no Fourth safe on Johnsons York popped Johnson threw took Webbs No no ne three Cavarretta lined out to on popped to No one no one rolled Hack to Cavar Cramer filed tiled No no no none Hughes bunt d and was safe when York fell fielding the hit to and all ands were safe when Trucks throw to bird wsJ too Hack scoring Livingston and When Cramers went through ent to third and Hack to John on was thrown Lowrey scoring and anorge Caster relieved Trucks Cor Jie popped Nicholson Vwit tout onb wo beat out an Infield York struck stealing knocked down Outlaws mash with his bare hand and threw him ut at The hurt nd the game waa held up while he went tbe dressing room for He on Bobby Maler bat ed for Richard and slammed one back at and beat U out for a hit when batt ot batted for Caster and No two no two Bridges went In to pitch or Detroit and Bob Swift to Liv ingston got a Hughes coring Hughes was caught off by A snap throw by Pai Ined Webb threw out One wo no venth balling for safe t error by Mayo grounded o He U to fly here from W will mer singled to left and trying o fell flat between third and home and was thrown Cramer took second on the drew scoring Cramer and ending to was aken out and replaced by Hank ork drove a single to left scoring Oreen and sending to forced Two three ne two went to short for Lowrey beat an Infield filed out to also forcing Lowrey Bridges wan removed In favor of Al Hughes bounced a hit off Buttons eg scoring Wyst struck Two two no three Rehearing Is Denied AP Washington Supreme court refused today to grant a re hearing on its decision that the Associated Press must amend its affecting admission of The high tribunal In a 5 to 0 decision last June affirmed a ower court finding that the by aws restrain trade and thus vlo ate the Sherman antitrust t directed amendment of the by aws so as to prevent AP members rom considering competitive as ot an application or mem The in asking a contended among other things that to require opening of Its member ship was not an appropriate way to achieve objectives of the Sher man The Chicago Tribune and its Robert among the AP ft the justice departments civil also asked a The court alto denied the Tribunes Under arrangements made for filing of the petitions for re the supreme courts date carrying out June decision Cub Big Stickers PHIL CAVARRETTA Pave Way For Appeal Topcka Kansas su preme by issuing a supple mental order opened the way for four of 18 companies protesting of thq states premium tax to carry their case to rfe supreme The order denied rehearings or the four companies on tho courts recent decision which ermed the state insurance tax law valid and set aside other similar attorney recently said the procedure would permit the four companies to carry the case to the nations high est court and eliminate testimony and other procedure involved in aking 16 All insurance companies companies have said hey will abide by the courts decision without further proceed Mitchell Tlie four companies denied re today were Aetna Insur ance the Prudential Company of America the Pacific Mutual Life company and the American In Also the court denied a motion for a writ of mandamus iy the Northwestern Mutual Life which would e forced Charles state insurance to issue permits for the company to operate in Kansas without paying the two per cent Laval Stays in Dungeon Paris Laval was re by court attendants to be in a dungeon beneath tha Calais de Justice today an the burth day of his treason trial started late without the swarthy defendant on The former premiers lawyers consulted judge Paul and told him Laval refused to associate himself with a judi cial the former Vichy chief of government was a decision he reached Saturday not to attend the trial or his Part of hour and 33 minutes delay was caused by the absence of one of the resistance Jean He was replaced by one of the two remaining sub Twelve of the are from the other 12 from the resistance movement which opposed Ger many and the Vichy government during tha The main witness of the was delayed in ng Paris because his plane was This also contributed o the slow Intercepted Utter JUDGE GUY Pew Guy Will two federal state mean ail in
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