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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1945, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 1945 This Paper Comista ot Two One NO U S BRITAIN TO STUDY PALESTINE I DENY LOAN TO GOVERNMENT IN CHINAWARFARE US Official Says Report Unfounded on Loan Chungking pf facials denied flatlyTuesday amid glncreased reports ol civil war that United States had gone be fyond wartime commitments in fmilitary assistance to China An American embassy spokes man termed completely un founded the communist published report that China would get a loan for purchase of munitions from the United States Lt Gen Albert C Wedemeyer said the United States wouldkeep Its wartime contract to equip 39 Chinese divisions but denied com munist reports that 70 divisions would be supplied by the United States He said conversations re garding military aid to China were on a much higher govern mental plane than his and he Had no information on whether com might be increased Secretary of War Patterson said There is no danger pf our troops becoming in vplyed in civil war in Chinaun less they are attacked in which event we may expect the Ameri can troops to reset with vigor and success The Americans In China Pat terson said are concerned entire ly with disarmament and repatri ation of Japanese troops and when that mission is concluded will turn over their occupied areas to emment forces From the war fronts serious lighting was reported in interior Manchuria with a greater battle building iip the north Thie newspaperTarKungPab chiin Reported had been going on for dayshow and it kiay be imagined how hard it will be for natirnal forces to fight their way into vast A communist spokesman as serted without confirmation that nationalist troops were pushed toward the Manchurian border to deal a serious commu nist forces presumably in the Shanhaikwan area Another report from Chinwangtao said commu nist troops in Shantung province were embarking at the port of Penglai northwest of Chefoo for southeastern Manchuria which is 70 miles across the Yellow sea Associated Press Correspondent Richard Bergholz in Tientsin after a tour of the tense comer of north China between Peiping and the great wall reported no new fighting but said he had seen for mer Japanese and Chinese puppet troops guarding rail lines commu ni cations centers and industrial plants in full cooperation with Asnerican marines and nationalist troops Bergholz found no indi cation of any large numbers of Japanesegoing over to the com munists Court Clerk Dies Council Bluffs C Laccy 63 clerk of the Pottawat tarhie county district court for 17 years died Monday of a heart ail ment With the exception of 2 years when he served as mu nicipal court clerk Lacey had held the post of district court clerk continuously since 1926 Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Cold er Tuesday night Low tempera ture Tuesday night about 15 Shippers Northwest 12 northeast 16 southwest 18 southeast 22 Iowa Much colder Tuesday Part ly cloudy through Wednesday C o 1 r Tuesday night Minnesota Clearing and colder with diminishing winds Tues day night Low temperatures ranging from 5 below extreme northwest to 15 above south portion Increasing cloudiness and cold Wednesday with occa sional light snow north portion IN MASON CITY GIobeGazetfe weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 59 Minimum 29 At 8 a m Tuesday 29 Precipitation 17 YEAR AGO Maximum 59 Minimum 49 OPA Rejects Car Price Raise Indonesians BOWtlS REFUSES Armed I I i i ai j DEALER DEMAND v i a oiah rir described as a moderate the Dutch are likely to deal became premier of the unrec ognized Indonesian republic Tues day asBritish forces blasted at Indonesian nationalists in the heart of Soerabaja Sjahrirs selection as premier by the cabinet meant that the nation alists had decided on a new gov ernmental system under which President Soekarno apparently will have but a minor role The Dutch had refused to deal with Soekarno A 36 wear old socialist leader Sjahrir retained temporarily the portfolios of home affairs and for eign affairs in the nationalist cab inet Sjahrir described as moderate and a man with whom the Dutch are likely to deal said in an inter view he would make sharp changes in the cabinet Soekarno just returned from nationalist ral lies at Jogjakarata seemeddes tmed for a subordinate position and the new prime minister was expectedto allotmuch wider powersto his ministers Elections were planned before Jan 31 The youthful Sjahrir said his policy would be cooperation with the British in the task allotted them at inter nees and rounding np Japanese So far asthe Dutch are concerned encourage oar he said I shall getting together Sjahrir said the fighting be tween British and nationalists at Soerabaja had hurt the nationalist cause and that one his first acts as premierwould be to send a threemember commission there to investigate theentire affair Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Bitterly de nouncing government by pres sure Price Administrator Chester nearby residential section for 2 Bowles told congress Tuesday he hours Monday night in what the is rejecting demands of automobile dealers for higher retail prices on new cars He said government by lobby pressure is an ominous sign of bur times Appearing before the house sailors calledretaliation for un provoked attacks by local is landers The outbreak followed a period of increasing tension between military forces In Honolulu and Appearing before the house T ruen m wmcn soldiers small business committee the OPA and charfTed that they had chief estimated members of been attacked by chief estimated members of con gress have received more than 5000 telegrams protesting OPAs auto price plans Describing this as the greatest single pressure group operation since OPA was established Bowles declared Two and one half years In Washington has made me some thing of an expert on pressure groups lobbyists and pressure group tacticsI have been alarmed at the tendency on the part of some to feel that congress and government officials should base their decisionsnot on the validity ofa particular issue but on the measure of pressure which could be fpcused at any given point idea of government by pressure Is an ominous sign of our times It is a threat to the demo cratic rights of all the inarticulate silent littlepeople of America Bowles told the committee in the presence of hundreds of auto dealers gathered in the house cau cus room that under the OPA price schedules for new automo biles the dealers are likely to havetheir best profit year in 1946 He said OPA would announce the prices Thursday V residents At least one soldier T Sgt Mil ton P Kahn was so aroused fay the gook attacks that hewrote letters to the midPacific edition Study Question of Allowing Wives to Join Overseas G Is Gen Eichelberger Sees Chance for Approval of Plan Yokohama American au thorities are studying the question of allowing wives to join service men in Japan Lt Gen Robert L Eichelberger said Tuesday and I feel thata bit later if there are proper accommodations some fair solution may be arrived at The 8th army chief said that some officers have asked official ly that they be allowed to brine their wives to Japan but obvi ously facilities for receiving fam ilies here are very limited lTnusf55 MlsOouEas Mac hur is fee only American offi cer s wife whose arrival in Japan has been It is my feeling that if families arc to be permitted to come to Japan that privilege should be thrown open to officers and to enlisted men of the first 3 grades Eichelberger added The first 3 grades are master technical and staff Since all could not be accom modated It Is my feeling thata fair solution would be to allow those who have been overseas a long time to bring their families provided such officers and men plan to remain here for some time He said he believed servicemen with 2 to 3 years of overseas reducing the overseastime re quirement as further family ac commodations became available Only a small number would be eligible at first under such a plan he said because of the large num ber of highpointers already en route home with bayonets clubs rocks arid hammers rioted through a the Starsand the Honolulu Adv Stripes and er to REPORT ATOMIC AGREEMENT IN 3MWERTALK See Announcement on Atom Control Plans byWeekend Washington Truman Attlee conference was reported Tuesday to have reached general agreement on steps toward inter national control of the atomic bomb An announcement is pos sible by the weekend This information was obtained from diplomatic o ff ieials de clined identification They repott ed that Preridfnt Trnman and Prune Ministers Atllee and Mac Keiyiie King have been ih substan tial agreement since their Sunday afternooij talk and the task at the moment is one of working out wording for a x communique on which all can agree Tentatively the conference may be wound up Thursday night and the communique issued Friday Prime Minister Attlee told con gress Tuesday that the founda tions of peacemust be world prosperity and good neighborli ness There is no reason he said for economic rivalry between Great Britain and the United States Speaking in the house of repre sentatives to senators and con gressmen who must approve any TJ S financial aid for Britain Att lee frankly sought to remove what he called some apprehensions about his labor partys program In his 3000word addressthe British leader mentioned only briefly the Trime purpose of his visitto discuss with President Truman the event ual dosposition of the secrets of atomic bomb production He gave npjndication ol the house which the conferences are taking r Atttee country to a We went all out to Win the war and now have to start afresh he said Like him we are facing the future with courage and a deter mination to win through Attlee said he looked forward to an era of increasing cooperation and friendship between the U S and Britain That friendship he said should not be exclusive military forces In Honolulu and a contribution to the local residents in which soldiers together with all peoples and sailors charred that thev had through the united nations organ ization in the bonds of peace John Cerney Dies Jefferson John Cerney 93 who organized and directed bands and orchestras in north central Iowa for 50 years died Monday after a 10 day illness Defense Witness Denies Yamashita Ordered Riots u ui uvurseas not talk ahnnt ft service should be given preference more Gafcns had woted reducing the overseastime T r Manila UR Geri Yamashita called the grandsonYof a former Filipino revolutionary leader as his first defense witness Tuesday to refute changesthat he refused to halt the massafere of civilians inManila g Yamashita lis tening a damning recital of evidence linking him to the rape of Manila smiled broadly when his lawyers interrupted the prosecution testimonyto put 14 year old VislnminoRomero on the stand The boy denied flatly one of the mamprosecutioncharges that his grandfather the former insurrec tionist Gen ArtemipRicarte who worked for the Japanese as a liaison officerhad conferred with Yamashita on the Manila atroci ties last December Romero was permitted to testify for the defense ecution had not compietedits case after Yamashitas ex plained to the court that the boy had to leave Manila shortly Speaking in Japanese young Romero refuted prosecution wit ness who swore last week that he attended a meeting between Ri carte and Yamashita in the Japanesegeneral admitted know ing of the mass murders and rape committed by his soldiers The prosecution witness a for mer Filipino collaborator named Joaquin Galang had testified that the meeting took place in Ricartes home with Romero act ing as interpreter for his grand father Lets not talk about It any sayinp when Rtcarte asked him to halt the Manila atrocities I know whats really happening Yamashita never came to grandfathers house Romero said when asked about Galangs testi mony v WOULD SHOOT ing with the aid of cratches pretty Vicky Lisarraso 20 is pictured in her hotel in New York Cityas she told how Japs in Manila machinegrunned her and shattered her left leg Un derstandably bitter she said t dont think Japs should have trials They didnt give their victims trials just shot hem down We should shoot them THEY FLEW WITH IKESeven soldiers irom Europe in an army plane with General Eisenhower pause for this photo before leaving plane at national air port in Washington D C Monday Left to right are Pfc C Oandido Puerto Rico Sgt B Wildes Pittsburgh Pa Rickey Attica Kans R Gardner Wa1 terloo Iowa Pvt R White Kent Ohio Sgt A Urhovac AFW n and Sgt J omanick Plymouth Pa Claim of LewisAFL Pacf Adds to Discord at Parley a ol I A Vorkers contention that John t Lewis secretly V Mine Woikers Dack the American fedlt ation of Labor led to the latest brush denied by Lewis and the SEEK SOLUTION TO PROBLEM OF EUROPEAN JEWS Truman Makes Public Letter Advocating Admission of Jews Washington ian announced Tuesday the Unit ed States has agreed to the estab ishment of a joint AngloAmeri an committee lo examine the vhole Palestine problem The British suggested the crea ion of the committee after Mr fruman had proposed admission of an additional 100000 Jews to alestine Mr Tniman previouslj hasdisclosed that Prime Minister Attlee felt that figure was too high In London Foreign Secretary Srnest Bevin also told com mons of this nations agree ment to form the committee but expressed doubt that Palestine could make more than a contribu tion to solving problems of Jewish migration from warravaged Eu rope President Trumans statement ssued by the white house said the committee will 1 Examine political economic and social conditions in Palestine as they bear upon the problem of re wish immigration 2 Examine the position of the Jews in European countries where hey have been the victims of nazi and fascist persecution 3 Hear the views of competent witnesses and to consult repre sentative Arabs and Jews 4 Make recommendations to the 2 governments to meet immediate needs either by remedial action in Want New Rule Jerusalem well in formed source said Tuesday t proposal that Palestine be chanced from a British an AnffloAmeriein trusteeship bad been made at a meeting of Arab and Jewish leaders called here y Acting Commissioner Shaw The British also proposed this source said that Jews be granted 1500 immigration certificates per month for an indefinite period The meeting was held at the gov ernment house conference such a reaffiliation would give the AFLO another vote in the conference Labors 18 votes are divided 4 ways with 8 each for the AFL and CIO and 1 each for Lewis UMW and T C Cashen repre senting the railroad brotherhoods The United States chamber of commerce and the national asso ciation of manufacturers split in dustrys 18 votes evenly Associates ofLewis denied the Frankensteen report which the auto workers official said he had pn very good Information and AFL President William Green told newsmen it was bunk CIO President Philip Murray said he knew nothing about it Thus far in the conference which opened last week to seek a solution to labor unrest through out the country Lewis and the AFL have supported the same ob jectives They teamed up fo get the mine workers chief a seat on the con ferences powerful executivefcom mittee and they were jointly critical of a resolution by Mur ray seeking to have the confer ence ad the wage issue to its work program Lewis has been holding back in Ara reaffiliation moves in an ef fort to secure an advance guaran tee of representation on the fed erations executive council The council has invited Lewis back to Ihe federation which he left in 1937 after forming the CIO but it wouldnt pledge him a council place at once After Lewis left the CIO Murray became pres ident of that organization Lewis called Murrays wage res olution namby pamby because it would limit increases to those proposed by President Truman in his wageprice speech on October 30 Murray told a reporter Monday night he would not change hi resolution and that the executivi committee could take it up when ever it desired He added would not press for action Meantime the CIOAuto Work ers executive board concluded its sessions until January 8 after ap pointing Frankensteen defeated for mayor of Detroit in las weeks election to head a drivt for a 30 per cent wage increase or its equivalent in the aircraf industry Buy your Victory Bonds am Stamps from your GlobeGazett carrier boy Strike Picture At a Glance Strikes Idle 280000 TT By UNITED PRESS against General Motors as a stalemate developed in attempts to en Wndsor 0Snt at the Ford Motor Co plant a brouSht severed bread and milk shortages to the San Francisco bay area where a bakery drivers walkout held up bread deliveries and a machinists strike shut down theT American PToducer milk cartons for the city merlcan Mobile Ala reyhound officials said there was abso hirS Vn that nonunion personnel would bi hired to start strikebound buses rolling in 7 southwestern state aespite a breakdown in backtowork negotiations glassworkers remained away from their job njtfOIty AFL lumber workers continue fy wa2e but T a 511 industrywide minimum hour ly wage but a few isolated locals agreed to go back to work for compromise increase of 12 cents an hour Europe or by providing facilities Cor Jewish immigration to coun tries outside of Europe The president made public a copy of a letter he wrote Attlee Aug 31 suggesting that the Brit ish permit an additional 100000 Jews to enter Palestine I continue to adhere to the views expressed in that letter his statement said In his letter to Attlee Mr Tru man said the main solution to the Jewish problem appeared to lie in the quick evacuation of as many Jews as possible to Pales tin t If it is to be effective such ac tion should not long be delayed he told the British leader In View of our intense interest in this matter and of our belief thatsuch a committee will be of aid in finding a solution which will be both humane and just we have acceded to the British sug gestion the presidents statement said OLIVER WORKERS VOTE FOR STRIKE 30 Per Cent Wage Increase Is Asked Charles of the Oliver Tractor company members the United Farm Equipment and Metal Workers of Arrterica CIO voted Monday afternoon to strike il necessary to enforce the unions demands for a 30 per cent wage increase The vole was 994 for the strike and G5 against a union represen tative said The spokesman said the union still is willing to nego tiate with the company on the wage increase but that it will strike if negotiations fail Deployment Timetable Paris redeploy ment timetable U S army di visions 7STIIINFANTRT Now shipping out of Marseille 8TH ARMORED On high seas 66TH INFANTRY At home 26TH INFANTRY At Canip Pittsburgh in Oise section 89TH INFANTRY In Le Havre staging area to sail about Nov 28 29th IQpth 36th 79th 90th In fantry 12th Armored 101st Air borne and 16th Corps Alerted for movement r   

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