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Iowa City Press-Citizen (Newspaper) - March 10, 1947, Iowa City, Iowa STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY IOWA CITY A NEWSPAPER FOR THE HOME Information and Enjoyment For Every Member of THE FAMILY IOWA CITY ESTABLISHED 1841 IOWA MONDAY MARCH 106th YEAR IOWA CITY WEATHER Mostly no Important temperature change High and low for the last 24 42 and 20. reading at p. 39. U. 8. i TRUMAN WILL ADDRESS Senate Atomic Committee Okays 8-1 SEN. BRICKER ONLY MEMBER TO Other Nominations Also Long Senate Fight Seen WASHINGTON The senate atomic energy tee today voted 8 to 1 for con- of David E. thal as chairman of the atomic energy The committee also ed the nominations of W. W. L. L. Dr. ert Bacher and Sumner T. Pike as members of the and Carroll Wilson as general mana- ger. Senator Bricker cast the only vote against His Ohio Senator chairman of the Republican policy already had declared against the former chairman of the Tennessee valley Senator Connally and Vandenberg who were attending a White House voted by Now Go to Senate All the names now go to the senate floor for Connally was recorded only on the Lilienthal man Hickenlooper said the Texas senator explained he did not know enough about the other nominees to cast a vote on Strauss and mack were approved by a vote of 8 to 0, with Connally and Wilson were ed bv a vote of 6 to 2, with Connally not voting and Edwin C. Johnson opposing Senator Hickenlooper said hi report the committees to the senate this I To Push Matter shall make every effort get the matter up at the termina tion of pending he told reporters at the end of the 3 i minute Earlier Senator Wherry Republican fore cast a delay in senate action on He told a the porter that he has made no allow schedul the appoint ances in the for floor debate on ments until some legislation is ou of the The senate is debating a pro posed constitutional setting a limit on th Hickenlooper said the of the five-week will be available Th nominations have been before th committee since January 20, bu hearings did not start until Jan 27. A bitter floor fight on the nomination appeared in evitable as Senator McKellar long a foe of th former TVA promised th damndest fight the senate Most senators appeared to be lieve that debate might run fo three weeks because both ents and proponents will seek t th eve Marshall Will Push 4-Power Alliance Plan Assured of Support In Seeking Realization of Plan for Germany By JOHN M. MOSCOW of State Marshall gave a new today to the United States proposal for a four-power iance against but he was assured the support of only Britain's Ernest Bevin as the foreign ministers council met in snow-mantled Moscow to consider peace treaties for and The ministers mentous session opened the with little mony as a snow storm swirled over capital of the Foreign Minister Georges ault of France was reported to be agreeing to support he four-power pact sponsored by the United States only if it was of a pattern to keep He insisted that the other parts must include political separation of the Ruhr a. weak central and a low level of in- Marshall told correspondents he was going to press for the German disarmament and de- militarization treaty originally proposed by James F. his Bevin is known to favor the Byrnes plan Marshall disclosed that he had stressed the importance of the pact in his stopover at but French sources said France would be able to agree to the proposal only on the conditions The secretary of state declined to speculate on the length of the Moscow Authoritative informants that Marshall was prepared to stay here as long as necessary to make real the first two or three weeks prove gress is In his first news conference in the Russian Marshall also reaffirmed his stand on the dam agreement as the basic policy for Meeting the press at the Moskva the secretary LIVES TO PLEDGE NEW YORK Both United press and radio In Moscow noted today that the Soviet Union was living up to a pledge not to censor of the four-power foreign John M. Hightower of the Associated Press reported that Russia lifted censorship of conference copy and the heaviest file of unscreened stories In modern times was pouring from Moscow to the He said news still was being The National Broadcasting Co. reported that Its Henry C. Sunday spoke on first uncensored broadcast ever made from the Soviet closed that he had Indicated to French officials during stay in Paris Importance of a to render Germany less for at least 40 He declined to say in answer to a question whether French For- eign Minister whom he saw for 45 minutes this and British Foreign Secretary whom he had promised their Both Bidault and Bevin visited Marshall at Spasso home of the U.S. The French and British leaders also have ed Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Marshall said he expected to see Molotov prior to the opening of the conference this The secretary of state said he had spent Sunday meeting with members of his He de- to say what he considered the most important items to be taken have already he ex- I take my text from the agreements of the Potsdam conference and from Mr. Byrnes Stuttgart BREAD PRICES MOVE HIGHER Soaring Wheat Prices Reflected Today in Major City Stores By WILLIAM FERRIS CHICAGO wheat prices were hitting the consumer today with bread undergoing hikes in several cities throughout the the traditional staff of has been raised from a cent to three cents a in many of. the principal cities as wheat at the nation's major grain terminals brings the highest prices since 1920. An Atlanta grocery concern with several retail stores an- the sharpest advance a boost to 17 cents for a 24-ounce In New New Grand and Los Angeles the con- sumers already have been tagged for a cent or two more on each In Canada the wheat board raised its price of wheat for export to countries other than Great Britain five cents a effective The new price is a highest since 1920. Mills were scouring the country for the Texas and homa mills were reported ing for wheat in the spring wheat territory of the while mills in that area were having in obtaining the grade and quality In the past seven weeks wheat has soared around 50 cents a Flour prices liave been hiked in line with the wheat ad- Bread has escaped until today because bakers were using flour purchased before the rent advance Purchases of wheat and flour by government agencies for shipment i to food deficit areas abroad were President Roxas of Philippines Escapes Injury from Grenade Tuesday hand grenade exploded within 10 feet of President Manuel A. Roxas and other Filipino notables on a ing platform in front of sons late but all except a press photographer caped Roxas had just concluded his final speech in favor of the can parity amendment on which a plebiscite is being held He was being congratulated by Gen. Carlos P. representatives to the United when the grenade was hurled by an unidentified son in the throng in Plaza Police early today detained five persons for A spokesman at the presidential credited Jose president of the with kicking the missile away just be- fore it Romulo said it rolled about 10 feet and struck the er in the Extent of his injury was not fully who was authority for the crowd said the vast throng immediately stampeded and disappeared like pite police efforts to cordon off the though the explosion was a firecracker until I saw blood on the said The president's and were on the They escaped in- jury but were described as The grenade was thrown at p.m. onto the grandstand in Plaza in front of historic Quiapo Roxas left immediately for his official The constitutional amendment which the president was ing provides equal economic for United States citizens in the development of the There has been extensive for and against it for the past several with cal observers predicting that 11 would be main undecided how to The roll call on the Lilienthal nomination For Chairman Hickenlooper and Senators berg Millikin Knowland Johnson McMahon sell and Connally Against Senator Bricker 3 Dead Following Gas Industry Hit by Shutdown Okla. was killed and two were in- jured fatally in an explosion and fire at the Cities Service Gas Co. compressor station here Serrice was shut off to rial users in two states but may be restored by Company officials damage at more than considered primarily responsible by grain experts for the sharp price Boxcar shortages were believed to be a contributing Military Court in Belgrade Sentences 10 Nazis to Death BELGRADE A military court Sunday sentenced 10 former accused of war crimes in Yugoslavia during the German to be shot to Three others convicted in the mass trial were sentenced from eight to 20 imprisonment at hard All the defendants were bers of the Gestapo and other nazi occupational police The prosecutor charged them with issuing directives resulting in mass shootings of civilians in burning plundering and mass He Opened the Door DES MOINES J. owner of a dairy ably will think twice in the future before heeding the the Morgan had locked the door of his store and was counting the day's receipts when a man pounded on the front me in. I want to buy bottle of the man Morgan shook his come please open that the man opened door He found himself confronted a The stranger escaped 1 with MINERS OPPOSE CLARK REQUEST Declare Immediate Mandate from Court Would Harm Union WASHINGTON John L Lewis and his United Mine Work era today opposed a request that the supreme court sue immediately an order carrying out its decision of last Thursday in the coal strike The court upheld convictions of Lewis And the for garding a U.S. district court order against last fall's coal It sustained a fine against Lewis and reduced from to one against the The high tribunal directed that the original amount of the fine against the union should be posed unless Lewis withdrew a no- tice to the government that the union was terminating its contract to mine Lewis was ordered to draw the termination order in five days after the high court's mandate was returned to the district it requires about 25 days for the mandate to reach the Since the miners are under in- from Lewis to work only until March 81, Attorney General Clark filed with the court last week a motion to make the mandate effective im- Clark said he feared that unless this were done there might be a strike March 31. Opposing the counsel for Lewis and the union filed with the supreme court a petition saying public interest will not in any manner be adversely affected by allowing the normal and sonable time for consideration and preparation of the for re- The petition said that the supreme court's opinions last Thursday many di- verse and Intricate problems of COURT MUST BARGAIN WITH FOREMEN Supreme Court's Ruling in Dispute Is Revealed Today WASHINGTON The supreme court ruled today that employers must bargain with The ruling was made on an appeal by the Packard Motor Co. of Detroit from a national labor relations board deci- The company ed foremen were not em- ployes within the meaning of the Wagner labor relations act. Justice Jackson delivered the court's 6-to-3 Justice Douglas wrote a dis- sent In which chief Justice son and Justice Burton con- Justice Frankfurter dissented from the majority although not concurring ly in the views Douglas ed for the For the Jackson context of the re- we leaves no room for a construction of the tion in this .to deny the organizational privilege to employes because they act in the interest of an employe from the very fact of employment in the is required to act in his The question of whether fore- men have the same status as other employes under the fair labor standards act is one that has long been an issue in Will Discuss of Greek Ask for Loon WASHINGTON Truman will address con- gress Wednesday on the of the Greek and the critical situation in the Mediterranean Announcements of Mr. Truman's decision to go before a joint session at 1 p.m. that day were made by Senator denberg and the White House after an 20-minute conference of the dent and congressional From }t was learned that Mr. Truman will ask for a direct loan to These persona among those who talked with Mr. Truman said they expected the president Among the new labor laws currently being discussed in con- gress are proposals to exempt foremen from the The NLRB act guarantees ers the right to organize and gain collectively with their em- Today's ruling was the supreme court's first on the The bor board has deferred decisions on other cases pending this The ruling was the court's in- of the intent of con- gress on the question when it ed the Wagner labor relations act in 1935. LENGTHY CASE STRIKE AT END Union Accepts A Good to End 14-Month Strike The second oldest major the 14-month-old walkout at the J I Case Co. was at an end today after the local 180 membership voted Sunday to accept what spokesman termed a good The announced vote was 927 to 448. The union members had At Last the Secret Is Out About The Terrible Curse of the Hal Digs Up the Story on How Bahama's Gremlins Almost Cost Allies the War By HAL BOYLE ritual and awoke near sun-1 Natives believe that if they NASSAU Bahamas vou i set one dav and Peering through glimpse a and avert Bahamas w u you head and want to know who really But if you bump cost the allies the it was the Thousands of I into one suddenly face to carrying snakes to hundreds there is only one way to avert the small burning pots in the little British colonial gremlin's where the reptiles were cooked in evil That is to press the TW O TO BE HANGED DACHAU en SS and Willis a former trusty were tercel bv an American war today to for j to i a subsidiary of An- ciher SS was to life and i WaitT to two A f Albert Li as terrible curse of the cousins of the Irish They put a fearsome hex on Neville those ble little the late prime minister a youth managing his sisal hemp on largest Bahamian Androi thp home of the legendary lord and three-fingered white little men and women with mal- who livr in trees and hate to They range from 12 to 18 inches in have pink fixed and staring long now that hanp over toothless and almost and the men sport flame-red They are w and rise and set with the A man to have observed thick At a signal from their leader the little men into the sea and Scrubbed they ran back their bodies with snake oil from ths boiling pots to make them Then they put on an almond leaf in another almond leaf be- I and a Each had a small bw to hunt and came Over the right shoulder quiver of small ar- I rows arid the left was slung a I j conch i curse SOON AFTER THE PLANTATION FAILED AND CHAMBERLAIN ED TO Many years later Old Man on a visit to heard about the Second World The hadn't penetrated to the thumb and little finger tightly into raced the palm and hold up your of his native When Old The sees only the learned Chamberlain was three fingers and lets you prime minister he lined up a hymn and I on conch as it As the le a lorp to sic leaped into the like tiny Tarzans from to and FIGURING YOU ARE A HUMAN BEING JUST LIKE the legend incurred their anger in this He was building a railroad across A large tree by thes to be a favorite haunt of the was in the The natives to cut it man fcr Mid an old impatiently im- ported n crew of from fau who chopped down the tree and railroad across its we lose dis Duh like dat Sometime later oW Mose was Informed that Winston Churchill was in we Duh e n n y save And sure the allies did And do you know what to IV rusted rails of f abandoned wre up and vnt as scrap to Britain in and I immediately laid a lifelong j worship the sun as been out since December 26, 1945, although workers in other Case plants at Rockford and Rock and previously had returned to their is not a good contract but it is the best we could Leonard Woodcock of Detroit cial representative of President Walter told the He and Harvey dent of the urged members to accept the The strike had been costing tional about a the union had Woodcock said are con- this is the best contract we ran obtain at this In order to hold the strength of local 180 and to be in a position to organize other plants and get them back in the we should end strike Kitzman said the contract would yield an the pay averaging about 25 cents an The union originally had asked 30 Provision was man for vacation pay ments for the yars 1944. 1945 and the current Theodore company ex- vire in a prepared I contract i terms conform to principles basic to company's in 1946, by tht union vary to joh classifications No provisions i n the contract for a com- or maintenance of in his address 1. Explain frankly to congress and the people the necessity of bolstering the tottering ment of King 2. Discuss the possibility that some military supplies may have to be from surplus stocks In Germany to outfit the Greek army In its clashes with Mr. Truman was represented as having told the 13 members of the house and senate who met with him that unless the United States acts quickly the Greek government may fall and Communist elements seize control of that strategic Will Aid Peace The president was said to have emphasized that in any action thia country takes it will be serving primarily the objective of world peace and American head of the senate foreign relations told reporters Mr. Truman would speak in behalf of the proposed Greek Charles G. the president's press said the address as yet finished will require about 20 minutes to I likely will be broadcast over all radio Ross would not elaborate on this brief president Is going before a joint session at 1 p.m. He will address the joint session on the situation in the Near Ross said the session between Mr. Truman and the leaders of both parties was devoted to an outline of the Near East and to an of Talks with In talking to Vanden berg president has discussed with us in great candor the situa tion involved in connection with the proposed Greek will come to congress Wed to a joint session of th house and senate to discuss th whole The figure of ha been discussed as the amoun Greece needs from the Unite States in view of Britain's deci sion that it can not go with commitments it has made t King George's government a Vandenberg declined to elaborat on this oral statement Senator Connally of rank ing Democratic member of the sen ate foreign relations committee said that the session was a 20 AMERICAN SEAMEN HELD Charged with Aiding Illegal Immigration Into Palestine Area By L. DAVIDSON JERUSALEM Twenty American seamen were haled ore a magistrate's court in Haifa oday on charges of and betting illegal into and were ordered held nder detention for trial 14 days The crewmen of an in- Jewish refugee Included both Jews and Also under detention at Haifa were an American man and a French woman er who were aboard the A British military announcement oday meanwhile disclosed that the death toll from gunfire and bomb blasts had grown to 10. This announcement said that one soldier had been killed and iix others wounded in a gun and grenade attack on an army ation at Hadera between Tel Aviv and Haifa at 8 o'clock Sunday Twenty Jews in the area were it and one was Nine persons load been killed and British army of- had said they were expecting fresh violence as a result of deportation of Jewish immigrants aboard intercepted Officials reported 599 such im- migrants were aboard the 700- ton steam yacht boarded off Jaffa They said except for a pregnant an and her husband who were permitted to stay In the all were shipped to a Cyprus camp aboard three Brit- ish troop An official announcement said the U.S. crewmen were arrested Sunday when the Abril was brought to Newspapers reported the Abril formerly was the private yacht Cytherea later the patrol vessel PY 31 of the U.S. which sold her for last The which was ing the Honduras flag when was believed to have from the American League for a Free said the vessel belonged to the Tyre Shipping of New York and her except for the consisted entirely of U.S. The league said she had been renamed after Ben American Jewish The ruling Palestine's Arabs and Jews as a league today still ed the martial law imposed a week ago on the Tel Aviv coastal region and on Jerusalem's Mea Shearim Jewish district as the result of a Saturday night bombing of a British club here with the loss of 16 Steering Committee Is Named by Kuester DES MOINES An 18- member house of representatives steering committee was appointed today by Speaker G. T. Kuester The effective im- will take over the ar- of bills on the house The aim of the George H. Robb f Allert G. Olson Clifford M. Strawman Carl A. Anderson Henry H. Stevens Elmer A. Bass Gene Poston liam S. Lynes T. H. Huston is to keep the most important bills at the top of the calendar for This not affect made special order of Such has given the beer for the county assessor for Wednesday and an important road for Chairman of the steering com- is p. William Kruse a farmer serving his fifth session is Rep. Edward J. j TI appointment of the committee was the first of as the house reconvened its 10- day sprite Other S C -i i A. C. G. Good Glenn E. Robinson W. H. A. G. Rodman and R. E. Duffield After the committee has operated a couple of a sifting will be pointed by the speaker when it Is railed for by the The sifting ed to be somewhat larger than the steering commit The job of sifting is to lakr all hilN on the calendar a-s thov in the hands of standing with the tion of com- one or appointment of the sifting the of standing IN SPA PERI then controls ail
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