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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1945, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OF nrTOI AN8 ARCHIVE Associated Prea and UnitedPress Full Leased MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Carts a Copy Latest FOOTBALL RESULTS lowi Purdue Iowa State Missouri Final Ohio State Wisconsin Army Michigan O EH Navy Penn State Indiana Nebraska Tale Columbia Notre Dame Dartmouth Minnesota Ft Warren Princeton Cornell Truman Wants to Hurry Up Congress on Atomic Bill SATURDAY IN CONGRESS Fight over how fast lo push atom bill Senators scramble to get on new committee Pearl Harbor group gets first report Washington question confronted the nation SaturdayIs congress going too top atomicenergy Truman has Been reported anxioas over adelay in the senate on a bill to create aSmancommission to boss atomic develop ment they think the house is dealing too fast witu the same bill Atomic bomb scientists have asked to be heard Rep Helen Gahagan RADIO ASKS FOR FM STATION Commission Reveals Application Filed Washington JP The Federal Communications commission an nounced Saturday it has received the following applications for au thority to operate FM stations in the house military committee was I legislating in a spasm of hy steria because it held only one public hearingon the measure Another question before the lawmakers Saturday was Pearl Harbor The Pearl Harbor investigating committee was back in the news again It met to decide on pro cedure and hear a preliminary re port from its lawyer William D Mitchell He has been studying the existing documents in the case Congress itself did not meet Saturday No senate committee has be gun work on the bill because the senate couldnt agree which com mittee ought to get it But Saturday the senate seemed ready to break the deadlock by creating a brandnew committee of senators to handle all atomic proposals This committee will be so im portant that senators have begun a scramble to get on it The 9 men who are appointed will help make history to Just now there are 2 proposals before the senate each of which would set up a new 9 man group But they are very different and should not be confused Here they are I A measure written at the war department supported by Mr Truman introduced in the house jby Rep Andrew May DKy and if the senate by Senator Edwin 1 Johnson This would let President Truman name the atomic energy commission of citizens 2 A resolution by Senator Mc Mahon This would not go to the house at all It would simply set up a committee of 9 senators appointed by Senator McKellar president pro tern of the senate They would study and report to the senate on the MayJohnson bill Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Saturday night Sunday increasing cloudiness and warmer Iowa Fair Saturday Saturday night and Sunday except con siderable cloudiness in south west portion Continued rather cool Saturday and Saturday night Warmer Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy and war mer Saturday and Sunday Scattered showers southwest portion Saturday night or Sun day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday 59 Minimum Friday 25 At 8 a m Saturday 33 YEAR AGO Maximum 67 Minimum 37 Des Moines Cowles Broadcast ing Co Des Alpines Kingsley M Murphy Mason City Lee Badio Inc FCC announced also the follow ing applications for standard radio stations in Iowa Cedar Hapids The Gazette com pany 1600KC 5KW Cedar Rap ids Radio Corporation of Cedar Hapids 1450 KG Cedar Bapids Radio corporation of Ce dar Rapids 1450 KG 250W Dav enport Hugh B Norman and Ar thur Malcolm McGregor as Davenport Broadcasting Co 750 KC Muscatine George J Volger and John R Rider as Muscatine Broadcasting Co 1450 KC 100 W Black Market Skyrockets in Japans Urban Areas Tokyo black markets have pushed the price of staple foods up to as much as 80 times the fixed rate in Japans urban areas the Domei News Agency reported Saturday Many dealers on the black mar ket have been arrested after charging as much as for less than 2 quarts of rice and other food stuffs in proportion MASON CITY IOWA SATPBPAY OCTOBER 13 1915 SUFFRAGE FOR JAP WOMEN Street Fights Cause Tension in Argentina Buenos Aires IP Argentina was virtually without a govern ment Saturday in a political crisis which had exploded into open civil strife in downtown Buenos Aires Friday night Gun fighting involving police nationalists and internationalists Killed one man and left 35 wound ed including 6 policemen Alter the entire cabinet with the exception of the army and navy ministers resigned Friday the army announced it had the resignation of President Edelmiro Farrell for use at any moment Saturday the only authority re majtung was that of the army navy and the 2 holdovers from the fallen government Minister of War Gen Eduardo J Avalos and minister of the marine Rear Ad miral Hector Vernengo Lima The police apparently acting autononmously for the time being forbade newspapers to publish news of the street fighting How ever they were permitted lo men tion the 12hour wait of thousands of persons in front of the army club Friday while generals ad Kurals and civil leaders inside de bated the future of the country It was after this debate broke up without results that the firing aegan Who began it was uncer tain but at its height police fired on the crowd Individuals in the crowd returned their fire and a group of unidentified civilians perhaps nationalists aided police by shooting into the massed thou sands The fighting spread to other parts of the city Horses with empty saddles galloped through he streets and dead horses lay among the wounded on the plaza before the army club In the city of Santa Fe there vas an openly nationalist out sreak when nationalistsand labor ministryemployes surrounded the newspaper Etlitotial and shouteS Viva Peron Col Juan Peron vice president and strong man in the Farrell government was over thrown by the military in an act which precipitated the present crisis Police finally idiselosed the dem onstrators and permitted distribu tion of the newspaper Peron himself was reliably re ported at midnight to be aboard a navy ship in the harbor IRISH CARDINAL SUCCUMBS AT 89 Armagh Northern Ireland JP His eminence Joseph Cardinal Mac Rory archbishop of Armagh and primate of all Ireland died at 7 a m l a m CST Satur day The 89 year old recently celebrated his diamond jubitce as a churchman was a native of Ballygawley county Ty rone Ireland He received his ed ucation in church schools of Ar magh and Maynooth Cardinal Mac Kory entered the priesthood in 1885 Later he be came the first president on Dun gannon academy taught at OHoff college Birmingham and was named ps were landing in northern Ireland Cardinal Mac Rory issued a pub lic statement in which he said he y own country overrun by British and United States soldiers against the will of my nation Buy your Victory Bonds and carrier boy LEADING FIGURES 1N leading figures on the program of the 3rd district conference of the Singhouse Work T Ttuif in Mason City fw a 2day conferenceLeft to right areJ For fcfn t5 of local No38 which is host to the conventon Muton Siegel field representative district 2 Lewis J Clark Chicago intenwtionaI president of 3State Parley TYPHOON LEAVES Packinghouse FARM B0y FOOD PROBLEMS Dead 10 Missing Pearl Harbor The navy Fearl Harbor ff The navy Pouucai action organization in Forest rUvWirrv utaofr said Saturday that the food situa Preparation for the next sert amrentice lion of the 150000 American serv were the chief matters that Mrs Henry N StefifenLn re ice personnel still remains serious engaged the attention of 200 dele a as aresult of the typhoon which gates of the United Packinghouse as resuit of the typhoon which of the UniVedPackinghouse smashed Okinawa earlier this America from Iowa joint by Jmes I Dolliver 7nn week but ample supplies some Nebraska and Colorado who week but ample supplies some aboard ships offshore will be made available soon The army previously had an nou G food were delivering emergency supplies opened a 2 day conference in Ma son City Saturday The delegates represented 35 lo SuperfortressesVom calunions and 28000 workers in I to give you this apr iuam their bombays loalld with industries creamPolntment and wish you the best od were delivering poultry houses soy bean and of luck serum plants in the 3 states which make up the 3 districts of this The navy still hampered by smashed communications on Oki nawa made no revision in ad mittedly tentative figure of 3 navy personnel dead and 10 missing but raised the number of beached vessels by 3 to 130 The armys fragmentary re ports had listed 100 Americans of its personnel injured and 4 Japa nese prisoners of war killed REFUSEAPPEAL FOR QUISLING London Norwegian Down and Connor in 1915 and was from the transferred to Armagh in 1928 He fon h lmposed for was created a cardinal in 1929 the Norwegian information In 1942 when American troops announced here Quislings appeal was unsuc cessful on all points the infor mation agency said The decision UK aiduuneni m wnicn ne said he saia juie decision found it exceedingly hard to be of the court was unani patient when he thought of my The former Norwegian puppet leader whose name became sy nonimous with traitor had been sentenced by the lower court Sept 10 Under Norwegian law he was SHjajs BE verdict of Arrest Jap for Beheading Prisoner Tokyo IP A war criminal trial and probable execution con front a coldblooded Japanese naval interpreter who boasted in his diary of beheading an allied prisoner and also is accused of decapitating an American after which he goaded drunken Nipponese soldiers to bayonet 3 more to death He is Kenneth Tnnone now held in an Australian prison camp after an international search for identification which even involved the Royal Canadian mounted po lice Yunone was captured April 25 1944 at Hollandia Dutch New Guinea the same week General MacArthurs forces invaded that area But the details were dis closed only Saturday On the previous Oct 14 in New Guinea he wrote in his diary This afternoon I myself with my own Japanese sword beheaded an enemy soldier prisoner na tionality not This was a new experience for me I real ly believe I was magnificent Amongst the Japanese onlookers there were many who declared their admiration for my skill in making such an excellent stroke One of 6 repatriated mission aries who definitely identified Tnnone as the author of the diary knew him at the time of the the grim story what happened to the 4 Americans the following Nov 17 After their plane was forced down at sea off New Guinea the Yanks spent 3 days in a rubber boat before reaching New Guinea village where natives be trayed them into Japanese hands The missionary related assembling local natives including school children Yun one as he later boasted served his emperor personally by de capitating one of the crewHe then ordered guards to bayonet the other 3 who were present with hands tied behind them and showing signs of abusive treat ment The soldiers hesitsied and Yunone gave them saki upon which they became intoxicated and dispatched the 3 Americans by repeated bayonet thrusts In the far flung search to iden tify Yunone Royal Canadian stayed while attending St Johns college at Winnipeg in 1926 Yunone was a civilian who as sumed the rank of a navy lieu tenant s Seek Wage increases the problems of the returning war veteran and political action organization in y James i uomver from this district CIO affiliate Probably first in the agenda as far as the interest of delegates was concerned was the 25 cents an hour wage increase which is being sought through the union Mar shaling of union strength hack of this proposal was expected lo en gage the attention of delegates throughout most of the sessions Concern for the returning vet eran who will want a job also re ceived attention Delegates also planned to begin organization work in support of the Political Action Committee The conference brought to Ma son City the leading figures of packinghouse workers union who were on the program for ad dresses These included Lewis J Clark Chicago international president of the union Ralph Helstein Chi cago general legal counselor and Svend Godfredsen Chicago edi tor and educational director who scheduled to speak from 4 to p m Saturday Local union No 38 or Mason City is host to the convention ses sions of which are held at the Hotel Hanford Art Coslello presi dent of No 38 called the meeting to order at 10 a m Saturday and Father R P Murphy of the Holy Family Catholic church gave the invocation After addresses of welcome by Mayor Howard Bruce and Lester Milhgan secretary of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce A T Stephens Des Moines director of district 3 opened the conference The conference call was read and the following conference commit tees appointed Rules credential veterans P A C and legislative school and Winnebago county rural school No 5 also the Forest City high school where he was graduated with honors in May 1944 He attended Iowa State college last yearwhere he was a student in engineering Although the appointment was made 4 days before the young man was 18 it found him already in the service receiving his re cruit training at the naval base at San Diego He enlisted Au 31 1945 His parents and sister Helen live 4 miles northwest of Forest City and organizational reports were then resolutions Committee given following which Lee Har tan Clear Lake Cerro Gordo county president of the Farmers Union addressed the conference Heads of other districts were in troduced including Ralph Baker director of No 4 Joe Oilman trict No 1 The conference program in Hanford for all delegates Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from carrier boy WEST POINT Forest City Selected In makingthe appointment the congressman commented I am glad to give you this ap Harry attended the Ventura HARRY STEFFENSEN Dock Workers Begin Move Back to Job By UNITED PRESS Striking AFL longshoremen in Mew York harbor began a back owork movement Saturday and here was strong indication that tne government might sanction substantial wage boosts as other strikes continued unabated A United Press survey showed that strikes most of them over wages idled 453000 workers across the nation About 300 of the 30000 striking dock workers returned to their jobs at some New York harbor piers Union President Joseph P Ryan said the break meant the end of the walkout which has tied up the great port for 13 days They are going back to work all along the waterfront despite the insurgent group he said Four teen hundred Brooklyn workers had voted Friday night to resist all efforts to end the strike until Sun day when they wUl appoint a per manent negotiating committee Secretary of Commerce Henry A Wallace in a Mutual radio network broadcast said Friday night that higher wage rates must he given to cushion loss of the wars overtime and incentive take home pay Wallace declaring that industry should be allowed price relief said that labor had the right to ask for raises of 15 to 20 per cent The commerce secretary said he felt however that workers could not be given the 30per cent increases demanded in many labor disputes This statement came as tele grams reflecting public displeasure over failure to end the strike caused reconversion snarl and es pecially the soft coal mines walk out threatening a winter fuel shortage poured into the white house and the labor department Apparently taking cognizance of public wrath Secretary of Labor Lewis B SchwellenDacb was be yeved ready to take a firmer stand and demand action toward settle ment of a dispute over the United Mine Workers demand that it be named bargaining agent for su pervisory workers Schvvellenbach scheduling his 7th day of negotiations with UMW officials and operators faced not onlya barrage of telegrams from the public but statements from other government agencies that the U S would face a depression like winter unless the strike of 193GOO miners were settled Fuel Administrator Harold t Ickes said coal rationing to do mestic consumers was not an im mediate prospect although indus try already had suffered a grevious blow from the loss of more than 1000000 tons of fuel a day Among late developments along the labor front for some 750 000 residents in 71 communities was disrupted early Saturday as nearly 1800 employes of the East ern Massachusetts street railway went on strike The workers asked a 40per cent wage hike for me chanics and a 30cent hourly boost for drivers and motormen crippling eastern state soft coal strike forced production of steel down toward its lowest levels since depression days Steel plants scheduled production cuts up to 28 per cent by Monday night which would idle thousands more workers thousand CarnegieIlli nois steel mill workers were idle at Gary Ind because of slow downs by CIO cranemen At 12 of the plants in the was at a stand still government conciliator stepped into the 30week motion picture studio strike in Hollywood as production remained curtailed at Warner Bros and Universal lots The conciliator Earl J Ruddy sought to end a controver sy marked recently by bloody con flict Detroit the Ford Motor company announced it would re sume full production of 1946 cars in its U S plants Monday The company planned to call back 35 000 workers laid off when strikes in suppliers plants halted assem bly lines VOTE RIGHT IS FIRST TIME IN JAPAN HISTORY Cabinet Approves Bill Following Demand Made by General MacArthur Tokyo Japanese cab inet Saturday approved womens suffrage on demand of Gen Doug las MacArthur The decision gave women a vote for the first time in Japans long history It was expected that up wards of 21000000 may be eligi ble to participate in the country1 forthcoming general elections The cabinet acted only 48 hours after MacArthur gave the new Japanese premier Baron Kijuro Shidehara orders to enact uni versal suffrage and effect other democratic reforms Shideharas cabinet also low ered the voting age of men from 25 to 20 and the minimum age for holding office from 30 to 20 then voted to make the eligible ages for women conform Home Minister Kenzo Matsu mura reported to the cabinet that 4800 police chiefs had been dis charged throughout Japan in compliance with another of Mac Arthurs directives Many of the chiefs hadsbeen ac tive agents of the militarists in their thought control subjuga tion of the Japanese people The cabinet also discussed other democratic reforms demanded by MacArihur including guarantees of free speech and free assembly Informed sources said DrYa sako Takagi an authority on the United Statesconstitution prob ably would be appointed an ad visor to Marquis Koichi Kido lord keeper of the privy seal to disi cuss passible revision of the Japa nese constitution FormefPremier Prince yumi maro Konoye conferred with Shid ehara Saturday afternoon on the question of liberalizing the con stitution Shidehara was under stood to believe that the reforms demanded by MacArthur could be accomplished without revision of the constitution while Konoye ar gued that some changes were nec essary The American 8th army mean time reported the arrest of 9 high ranking Tokyo embassy officials of the Nanking and Manchurian puppet governments They pre sumably will be turned over to the Chinese for disposition The Nanking government offi cials apprehended comprised the embassy counselor 4 embassy secretaries the naval attache and the military attache Wang June Tin puppet ambassador of the Manchnrian government and his military attache also were seized Five students from the Yoko hama industrial high school were each sentenced to 5 years in pris on in Tokyo district court for par ticipating in raids on the homes of former Premier Admiral Kan taro Suzuki and Baron Kiichiro Hiranuma then president of the privy council on the night of Japans surrender Both Suzuki and Hiranurna were away when the youths called at the homes They set fire to Hirariumas residence The newspaper Mainichi re ported that Emperor Hirohito has decided not to attempt reconstruc tion for the present ot the imperi al palaces destroyed by American Superfortresses in a raid last May 25 Instead the dispatch said ha will share the difficulties with the populace J Nations Strike Picture By UNITED PRESS B Schwellenbach reportedly tough m negotiations to end a soft coal strike idling fuel o Ol lTOuiy ccwvei jj jyjdS ioeijoT dsrupted transportation for 750000 wMe Stribe indicated wv kv H VUJJMllyS the backwash of the soft coal dispute steel nrrf itc p ei j ns federal conciliator worked to break the 30week an Nashua Yank Meets Death in Marseille Nashua Chief Warrant Of ficer Lyle Cook son of Mr and Mrs Claude Cook of Nashua was killed in a vehicle accident at Marseille France Oct 1 accord ing to a message received by wife Friday No further details of the accident were included The young man was the band of the former Janet Brock man of Clarksville They wert married June 6 1942 Lyle was inducted in 1941 and went overseas in 1943 He was ia charge of army supplies Born at Nashua May J Lyle was graduated from Nashua high school in 1932 then at tended Gates business coilege at Waterloo He was employed in the John Deere office at Water loo at the time of induction Besides his parents and he leaves 3sisters and a brother Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GIobcGaietU carrier boy   

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