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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1945, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL U Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28 1945 This Paper Consists of Two TBls raver Consists at Two NO 3M SEEK 34 JAPS FOR MASSACRE OF 100 Grinnell College Official Goes to Missing Daughter SanFr a TI p ft rL j o San Francisco Chrysler midwestern college of ficial flew toward Mexico City Friday to meet his missing daugh ter who thoughtlessly aban doned her clothing on a Golden Gate swimming beach and van ished Sept 18 I believe she did it lessly and realizes now how the restof us feel about it said the mother of Jeanette Chrysler Cur ley 20 year old wife of Ens Rob ert G Curley Curley aboard the battleship Missouri when Japnn surrendered still is in the Pacific Mrs Chrysler added that her daughter was in a highly nerv ous state because of the separa tion from her husband The Chryslers came west from Iowa where he is vice president of Grinnell college on word that the girl was missing They found she had cashed a large bank draft and taken additional better clothingfrom her room Her fa ther recalling that she was fond of Mexico City because of vaca tions spent there queried Mexi can hotels The manager of a Mazatlan Mex hotel replied that a girl of her description had left for the interior Soon came a telegram from Mexico City signed by Jea nette herself reading the father said Sorry I had to dp it this way Just had to get away for a while and be by myself Dont worry Youll hear from me soon Before her disappearance she had been at the home of Ensign Cmleys parents here awaiting her husbands return At Grinnell friends of the Chrysler family said Mrs Curley attended the University of Iowa in 1943 and 1944 Touch of Winter Due in North Iowa Rain Snow preseason toUcK of winter weather r Fridaynight with ram mixed with snow and sleet at times The weather borcau also fore cast freezing temperatures in the northwest and near freezing marks in the northeast and sonth west Friday night The bureau issued another spe cial frost bulletin warning of a general klill ing frost Sun day morning The lowest temperature re ported in the state Thursday night was 32 degrees at Cherokee Es therville and J Tnxuanrl RAIN OR SNOW Forest City and Altahad gree readings There was no frost Thursday night because of too much wind andtoo much cloudiness the bureau said Rains Thursday and Thursday night were heavy inmany parts of the state Des Moines reported 364 inches Other precipitation included Qnawa 137 Sioux City 130 Ames 141 Atlantic 177 Council Bluffs 180 Marshalltown 161 Albia 142 Iowa City 107 Ottumwa 176 Tracy 16B Perry 101 Monroe 123 and Indianola 106 Sell Hogfor x from Illi nois Minnesota and Nebraska at tended a sale Thursday at which Cecil Wilson Lenox sold 50 Po land China hogs for an average of per head The top price for a single hog was Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy Rain mixed with snow and sleet a times ending late Friday nigh or Saturday morning Low tem i perature Friday night near 32 Killing frost Sunday morning Iowa Mostly cloudy rain mixed with snow and sleet at times in north portion ending in north west by eariy Friday night and elsewhere late Friday night or Saturday forenoon Freezing temperatures in northwest anc nearfreezing in northeast and southwest Friday night Killing frosts Sunday morning Minnesota Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday with freez ing temperatures Friday night A little warmer west portion Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Thursday 54 Minimum Thursday 35 At 8 a m Friday 35 Precipitation 60 YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 4g Precipitation 12 MRS JEANETTE CURLEX Vanished in California AP Wirephoto ensr Mason Cityan Is Reported Killed in War Pvt Peter Hart son and only child of Mr and Mrs Frederick O Hart 816 Jefferson N W pre viously listed as missing in ac tion in Germany on March 19 was killed in combat on that date ac cording to a message received here from the war department Pvt Hart was inducted into the service in Sept 1944 After com pleting basic training at Camp Robinson Ark he was home on a short fnrlongh in Feb 1945 fol lowingwhich ie was sent over seas He went across as and Joined the 102nd regiment ot the 94th Just7 days beforehe met his death Peter on June 6 1926 in Vienna Austria and came to this country with his parents in Jan 1939 He attended the Mason City schools and was graduated withthe class of 1945 receiving his diploma in absentia Besides his parents he is sur vived by his grandparents Mr and Mrs Bunzel also of the above address f COAL WALKOUT THREAT LOOMS IN LABOR RIFT Lewis to Organize Supervisory Employes in Nations Mines By UNITED PRESS A threat of new strikes in the lations coal mines was raised rriday by President John L Lewis of the United Mine Workers as oil workers and refiners took their vage dispute to Washington for further negotiations At Washington Lewis notified he soft coal industry that lie was out to organize supervisory em iloyes in the nations mines He asked the negotiating committee of the mine operators to meet with 3MTV representatives next Mon Jay to settle the question And he implied that the tXMW would support current strikes by super visory workers with sympathy ivalkouts If necessary Failure on the part of you and your associates toaccept this invitation to the meeting with heUMW will leave the UMW to ake such independent action as may be required Lewis said in a telegram to Ezra Van Horn chairman of the national bitumi nous coal operators negotiating ommittee Labor sources in Washington Relieved the organizing drive was the start of a campaign by Lewis to form a third major labor movement in competition with the American Federation of Labor and Ihe Congress of Industrial Organizations Meanwhile top government of ficials moved into the deadlocked negotiations in the strike of 26 000oil Workers which Petroleum Administrator Harold t PVT PETER HART Seek Break in Deadlock on Balkans London Russian insistence that France and China be excluded from discussions o Balkan peace treaties informec observers said Friday the question might revert to the full conference of foreign ministers unless ar AmericanBritish Russian pro cedural deadlock could be broken vThe foreign ministers of the big 3 powers U S Secretary of State James F Byrnes Soviet Foreign Commissar Vyacheslav M Molo tov and British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin have been conferring on ihe procedure for draftinj treaties with Romania Hungary and Bulgaria in an attempt t reach some measure of agreemen before the council Is adjourned As the 25th formal session o the council was about to be con vened some officials acknowl edged that the procedural impasse arose when the Russians felt they were fighting a 4tol battle for Balkan influence and wanted to reduce the number of adversaries Some delegates said the Russian argument based on the decision at Potsdam that armistice signa tories should draw up the treaties was a good one but added that the others were reluctant to abandon the 5 natioa principle said the securityof every American Acrossthe nation work stop pages from labor disputes left about 680000 workers idle Other uncounted thousands were being kept away from their jobs by strike of elevator operators in New York City In New York leaders of striking building service employes and building owners prepared to meet with state mediation board offi cials raising hopes for an early settlement of the dispute A union spokesman said the number of buildings affected by the strike had dropped to about 1320 because 750 building own ers have signed individual con tracts Police said 1700 buildings still were affected by the wait out f Another serious strike threat was issued by the united retail wholesale and department store employes of America which announced at Atlantic City that a strike might be called against Montgomery Ward and companys wholesale and retail stores A strike would affect 75 000workers The union said the walkout would be ordered when ever it appears that negotiations with the company will not result in a written agreement Killed in Accident Sidney Nebr Dallas Center Iowa resident David E Zuck 61 was killed and his wife injured seriously when their car left the highway near here and overturned ina ditch Mrs Zuck was taken to a hospital at Jules berg Colo carrier HIROHITO CALLS ON Gen Douglas MacArthur left and Japanese Emperor Hirohito right posed Thursday as they meet in a precedentshattering occasion in the main living in Tokyo AP room of the American embassy Argentina Student Strike Near HERE FRIDAY Mason Citys high school foot baU team opensthe 3945season here Friday night taking on West Waterloo at g p m in a Big Seven conference encounter emphasized Friday that despite fnclement weather ne contest definitely would go on The game expected to be play ed before a capacity crowd on Roosevelt field marks the start of the third year for Head Coach Joe Rogers who succeeded Judge Grimsley as grid tutor Two marching bands will per form before game time and at the halves Liberal Heads pcuii IsPrgtested sources said Friday that Argentine mUmm committee the university students were planning appointment of 2 or 3 directors of a general student strike in protest state penal and corrective institu against the military governments tions an1 the operation of the in Army Newspaper Says Homeward Shipments of Men to Be Increased Kome TJ S newspaper Stars and Stripes said Friday homeward shipments of men from the Mediterranean theater in Oc tober would be increased by 18500 troops to a total for next month of 58VJOO The newspaper said the army transport Wakefield arriving at Naples Oct 15 with lowscore re placements would carry home 6 500 troops of the Red Bull division The 92nd Buffalo division is scheduled to sail from Italy during the latter part of October Des Moines Polio Case Des Moines Belts 12 Des Moines was taken to a hospital here Thursday suffering from infantile paralysis His was the 12th case of poliomyelitis to anti VJL lAjiiumyeiiub 10 GazeUe b reported to the city healthde partment this year Reliable against the military governments arrest of liberal leaders The number of arrests still was mounting but 3 of the more prominent persons previously ta ken into custody were released Thursday night Dr Alberto Gainzi Paz director of the pro democratic newspaper La Prensa and former Foreign Ministers Carlos Saavedra Lamas and Jose Maria Carifilo left police head quarters ostensibly free Among those still held however were the presidents of the Buenos Aires Literal Tucuman and Cor doba universities The coordination committee of the school of exact sciences at Buenos Aires university issued a proclamation calling on all stu dents to join them in united ac tion Reliable sources said stuflents at the school of exact sciences had decided to strike and were calling on all other Argentine students to Join them The federation of university students at Tucuman issued a similar proclamation Thursday in protest against the wave of ar rests The government un der emergency powers it assumed with reimposition of a state of siege throughout the country Wednesday night It said action was necessary to stamp out all vestiges of counterrevolution and to prepare for national elections Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from yonr GlobeGazette carrier boy Nurse Raises Storm of Protest From GIs EDITORS NOTE The letter of an anonymous army nurse to the London edition of Stars and Stripes in which she said American soldiers were losing their romantic technique because European women succumbed too easily to chewing gum lipstick and other material factors stirred up a storm of protest among GTs other nurses and American women The reaction BY STAFF SGT LES DAVID Written for the United Press London nurse from the 59th evacuation hospital moans to Stars and Stripes that all of ficers and enlisted men shes met lunged out with the couchez avec technique without any pre liminaries She says she has gotten more passes hurled at her than a Notre Dame halfback and with no pre paratory signals She says in short that she doesnt like o be swept off her feet First of all whats this babe sore about The time to get really mad is when guys stop making propositions When that time comes this nurse will probably knock off a scorching bit about the aloofness of American soldiers and why arent they friendlier to a gal whowants to get along Women Ive found are like that this gal think we are dummies No real smart wolf is going to come out smack like that with a proposition unless hes pretty sure of his ground Any or any other presents a re served dignified appearance might canse a howl to rise in his throat but if by her action the broad side approach will get said wolf nowhere only a ten karat erk would proceed along such lines In spite of this nurses wail an awful lot of GIs have spent quite a bit of time in the money and effort Does she think all the perfume bought in Paris Is going back home Lets approach this argument from another tack I have no doubt this nurse gels around a whole lot so do some of us guys Chewing gum and chocolate bars may get you into a really good league but with 50other guys in a barracks good news travels fast It takes something more than chocolate to compete with your barracks mates whenthey get ex you do So let nursie forget her worries about GI technique witheringon the vine for lack of get plenty of competition from each other Up to now there have been very few complaints about GI tech nique Such universal acclaim must have some basis in fact Wrigleys and Hersheys arent that good Most of the French girls my friends and I know put us pretty much on a par with French prac titioners of the art and thats something English girls may no care for Spam or dried eggs but theres something they know abou1 Americans now that theyre goini to miss a lot more than lendlease The American soldier came over to fight In his spare time he plays He fought pretty darn wel 50000 lassies here will tell you he plays just as well MOHAWKS OPEN Arresting of BLUE ADVOCATES Senate Faces Des Moines D Vote von Full Employment stitutions by a part time bipar tisan committee of eminent citi ens The governor said the present iperation of the institution by the loard of control in the light of jxperiences of recent years isopen to question He suggested that the committee operate much in the manner the state board of ednca ion administers our educational nstitutions The actual job of administering ould be done by 2 or 3 full time persons with special training and qualifications such as a director of penal and corrective institu ions a director of hospitals and director of prison industries the governor said He told the interim committee ae was appointing a committee to De aided by experts to study Iowas penal and corrective in stitutions but did not name the committee The governor asked the interim committee for funds to Pay the expenses of members 1 the committee and the experts to study the penal and corrective institutions Hire 2 competent investigators to investigate complaints made by patients and their relatives of con ditions at the institutions Employ a director of hospitals to build and direct a program of restoration for those committed to the mental hospitals Hire a competent director of the penal and corrective institutions to direct a constructive rehabilitation program at those institutions Provide needed vocational equip ment and teachers Employ badly needed psychia trists Build an adequate fence at El dora if the wave of escapes con tinues and the fence becomes a necessity Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy v HIPOCKETS ibngress did Friday do ater JOBS Senators talked fast hoping to pass the full employ ment bill before nightfall A ompromise suggested by feena or Carl Hatch DN Mex might help them do it Later The house will debate the bill s JOBLESS Congressmen who want more financial help for un employed people perked upThey eemed confident congress will jass part of the unemployment ompensation bill after all Later Theyll try to bring it up for the house debate heard that President Truman might tell hi jabinet Friday what he thinks ought to be done with the secrets of atomic force Later Hell tell congress PEARL HARBOR Congres sional investigators became stu dents They studied all previous documents ort the Pearl Harbor disaster hunting for unanswerec questions Later Theyll hunt for the an swers One thing at a time The proposal entitled the full employment bill declares First that the federal govern ment has a responsibility to fos ter private enterprise and 2nd that all Americanswho want work are entitled to an opportonit foremployment The bill says the governmen shall work out a broad economic program to help private employ ers furnish enough jobs to gi around The senate fight this week ha raged mostly around one sen tence of the bill This sentence says that as last resortthere shall be sue volume of federal investment an expenditure as may be needed to assure continuing full employ ment Opponents leaped on this sen tence They said it paved the was for unlimited federal spendin and placed full employment abov every other consideration of th government Senators Radcliff DMd and Taft ROhio pro posed to change the passage i several ways Supporters defende it fiercely calling it the guts o the bill Now for the proposal to giv more emergency help to the un employed The senate battered this bill be fore passing it The house way and means committee knocked cold Indications still are that com mittee members wont revive th unemployment measure until the write a taxreduction bill Mon day they will hear testimony b Secretary of the Treasury Fred 1 Vinson But supporters hope that a tie later the committee will consider the unemployment pa bill approve some part of it an send it to the house for debate 3 DIVISIONS IN ACIFIC LISTED FORUSRETURN Order Arrest of Japs for Killing Allied Prisoners of War Tokyo Douglas Mac Arthur Friday ordered the arrest f 34 Japanese accused of the mas acre of more than 100 allied war risoners and announced that 3 eteran Pacific combat divisions vould embark for the United tates within 7 weeks The Japanese officers and men ere accused of burning to death machine gunning and bayoneting elpless prisoners in an air raid heller at PalawanIn the Philip ines last Dec 14 Quoting war department esti mates MacArthur said shipping pace will be available for the eturn of 1490000 men from the theater during the next months Dates of departure or units to be returned following he 43rd which is already loading t Yokohama are The 31st division Oct 31 38th division Nov I and the 37th Nov 15 At the same time the supreme ommander denied the Japanese lovernment the use of 260000 tons f shipping for the repatriation of Nipponese soldiers from what was nee Japans greater East Asia phere There was however apparent y no direct connection between the denial of shipping to the Japa nese and an estimate that ship ping available for transfer American troops homeward would ncrease from 120003 tons la Oc ober to 280000 in April The supreme commander toJd he Japanese to make a periodical review and said that use of cargo lassenger craft would be author zed only when vessels Joads afi ufficient to insure a maximum use of space MacArthur said that American personnel would be available through lowering of the numbetof necessary discharge wints to meet shipping allocations n January February and March The order for the arrest of tfce 4 accused war criminals went out o the American eighth army iut it was not clear immediately vh ether the wanted men were in apan or still in the Philippines Some units of the 8th have just moved from the Philippines into outhern Japan Named for complicity In the nassacre were the ranking officer It Col Die Satoshl 4 captains 3 first lieutenants 9 second lien enants a probationary officer 2 warrant officers and 4 noncom missioned officers In Tokyo Japanese police Fri day halted the sale of a Tokyo lewspaper carrying a large pho ograph of Gen Douglas Mac Arthur and Emperor Hirohito standing together in the American embassy Col Donald D Hoover Mac Arthurs civil censorship officer hinted by implication that the Japanese government may have ordered the ban It definitely did not originate with the allies he said The MacArthurHirohito pic ture appeared the only possible material in the Tokyo the Jap anese government might have considered objectionable The 2column cat showed the emperor in formal morning attire standing a full head shorter In reg ulation khakis with opennecked shirt The Japanese traditionally be lieve that no mortal should look down on their emperor whom they regard as a god and this may have played a part in the ban Upper stories of houses normally are shuttered when the emperor passes in formal proces sion The marked contrast between Hirohitos formal attire and Mac Arthurs hotweather garb like wise may have influenced the government Some Japanese quar ters already have condemned the emperors visit to JJaoArthurs residence as a final act of humil iation for Japan v MacArthur issued a supple mentary order clarifying a cen sorship directive issued Sept 10 It provides that the Japanese radio system may broadcast news of al lied occupation troops cleared by public relations officers of a par ticular area No general news will be permitted except those originating over the allied con trolled RadioTokyo local com ment on food and housing condi must be cleared with tlvil censorship officers All Japanese language newspa pers gave prominent display to   

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