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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1945, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL COUP DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY ANB ARCHIVES IOWANS NEIGHBORS11 Five Cents a COPT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER Associated Press and United Press Full Leased wires laper consists of Two One JIO 41 ENKEL STEER BRINCS A POUND HURLEY LASHES 2 DIPLOMATS IN CHINA HEARING Says Atcheson and Service Contrary to His China Policies Washington Maj Gen Patrick J Hurley Wednesday named 2 General Douglas Mac Arthurs present political advisers in Tokyo as diplomats who went contrary to him When he was am bassador to China The men he named were George Atcheson Jr and John S Service career men in the state depart ment t Both saw service in China dur ing Hurleys tenure as ambassador to Chungking and both have since been assigned by the state depart ment to MacArthur in Japan In discussing the background of his resignation as ambassador a week ago Hurley told an open session of the senate foreign rela tions committee that Atcheson had advocated furnishing lendlease arms to the Chinese communists and that Service had once pro posed in October 1944 that the government of Generalissimo Chiang KaiShek be allowed to collapse The Atcheson suggestion Hur ley asserted would destroy the Chungking regime if carried out No arms were given to the com munists however Hurley added and Atcheson was subsequently recalled to the United States Hurley testified the Atcheson incident occurred after he had left China on a trip to Washington He said Atcheson wrote a letter to the secretary state advocat ing furnishing lendlease arms and equipment to the communist forces and claiming that he had the support of every official mem ber of the American embassy in that recommendation Hurley also testified that the diplomat service assigned to Gen Joseph W Stilwell in China had proposed in October 1344 that the government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek be allowed to collapse He said that he was unable to fire Service at the time the pro posal was made because Service was under Stilwell then the American commander in China Later Stilwell was removed from China by President Roose velt and Service was transferred to Hurleys embassy staff He ranked as 2nd secretary until he was sent home He is now on duty under General Douglas Mac Arthur in Tokyo REVEALS ESCAPE TALK BY MILLER Fort Bodge W Smith 1G testified Wednsday that while he and 6 other inmates of the Eldora state training school were being beaten because of an alleged escape plot Ronald Miller 17 said Come on boys lets go You know what we talked about The boys did nothing Smith as serted but he declared Carroll Riley a school employe drew a gun and said theflrst one of you guys that leaves that line will be a dead duck The boys were lined up await ing their turn for punishment Smith related Earlier Smith denied under de fense questioning that he had ad mitted the inmates planned an escape or that he had said to an other boy Come on and lets get it over with JEAN and CAPTAIN BESCHEN Jilted Mate to Ask Advice of Church on Annulment as Wife Chooses Iowa Army Captain Rochester N Y Carbone said Wednesday he would ask the church to decide Whether he should annul his to the war bride he left in England who sought solace and found mother nooa in the arms of an American army captain Carbone 25 year old former air force lieutenant said he could not divorce his British bride because he was a Catholic He left his wife Jean with her mother when he returned to the United States He finally arranged her air passage so she could join mm VvQIn On L4 W jvftt him here last Saturday but she flew to the arms of Capt Dar rell Beschen in Dubuque Iowa the father of her expected child I have thought about an an nulment Carbone said but whether or not it could be granted is entirelyln the prov ince of the church He said he didnt know wheth er he would contest a divorce if she filed suit I will meet the problem If it arises he said Carbone said he tried to per form his husbandly duties oward the girl he married in London in November 1914 and had written her endearing letters The brides mother Mrs E G Gloor said in London that it was these letters that drove her daugh ter to Capt Beschens arms They were full of nothing but slushy sentiments Jean couldnt stand it She wanted news of everyday life in America She wanted to know what she was going to Mrs Gloor Carbone said that he loved his wife desperately and that he was a wronged party He said he would take a couple oE more days to recover from the shock then resume his studies at the University of Rochester He said he didnt care to see his wife or her dashing captain Beschen was to leave Wednes day to return to his army duties at Santa Ana Cal leaving the girl with his mother who said Mrs Carbone was very sweet and had written to her before she came to visit Mrs Carbone said she loved only her captain Im still trying to figure out why I married Car said SERVED ON Winden S a crewman of the seaplane tender USS Hamlin played an impertant role in the extensive damage to Japan during the closing days of the war in the Pacific 15000 More Troops Arrive U S From Overseas Duty T1 1 TX T V 16 Troopships Dock in New York Newport L News and San Diego Jj By UNITED PRESS Sixteen ships were scheduled Jo Jaock Wednesday in New York News Va and San Di with 15000 troops DUE AT NEW YORK Jjf troops includ y jhg Hq and Base Service Sq 490th Jlir service group 908 Air Engf Sq 193rd Ord HAM Co 720 Railway Operations Ba nurse detachments pof 41st 55th and 934 hasps de tachment of 127th railway work ship Ba Hq and Hq detachment 151st Qm Bn 3602nd and 3609th Qm Truck Cos 757th Railway Shop Bn General troops Deluding 6th AAF Radio Sq 191st Vjngr Light Pontoon Co 34th 35th 49th 60th Portable Surgical Hosps 3327th Qm Truck Co I 703rd AAA Btry 857th Ord HAM V Co 16th Fighter Sq 7th Air Base Command Det 209 patients some Red Cross OSS OWJ navy and marine corps personnel Mexico troops including 184th Mp Bn 442nd Bomb Sq440th Engr C Bn William troops in cluding 457th and 462nd Ord Evac Co 254th Ord HAM Co DUE AT NEWPORT NEWS Joseph troops includ ing the 4829th Quartermaster Service Company and the 58Ist and 175th Port Companies John troops in cluding headquarters and head quarters detachment of the 251st Ordnance Battalion and miscel laneous troops troops delayed from Esel troops in cluding 494th Medical Collection Company 91st Evacuation Hospi tal 546th Ordnance HAM Com pany and the 335th Ordnance Base Depot Company ANTIRED RIOT INISTANBUk 27000 Shout Down Communists Istanbul crowd of 27000 waving Turkish flags and shout ing down with the communists Tuesday destroyed the plant of the proRussian newspapers Tan and La Turquie The mob including 7000 uni versity students smashed the plant of Tan then marched to the moS crn part of the ciiy and destroyed a Russian bookstore They swung past the United States embassy shouting long live free America Next they tried to reach the soviet embassy but were blocked by police and automobiles Still bent upon destruction the mob surged around behind the soviet embassy and wrecked the installations of La Turquie All stores were closed during the demonstration Ho casualties were reported DEMANDS DEATH FOR Y AM ASHIT A Tigers Fate Rests With 5 Man Commission Manila fate of Gen Tomoyuki Yamashita r e s t e c Wednesday with a 5man U S military commission after a fina demand by Chief Prosecutor Maj Robert M Kerr of Portland Ore that he be sentenced to death for war crimes in the Philippines Anything less than a sentence of death by hanging would be a mockery Kerr told the commis sion An equally insistent demand for acquittal was made by Chief De fense Counsel Lt Col Clarke of Altoona Pa on the grounds that no evidence in the trial showed Yamashita responsi ble for the Japanese atrocities A verdict was scheduled to be returned at 2 p m Friday Ma nila time 1 a m There is no question about the atrocities being committed Ken said in reviewing testimony that the Japanese troops slaughtered 60000 civilians and war prison ers The only question before the commission is whether Yamd shita failed to perform Miis duty as commander of the troops If he failed he is guilty of violating the laws of v LABORS BIG 3 UNITED AGAINST TRUMANS PLAN But Congressional Leaders Hurry Draft on Labor Measure Washington CIOs open areak with the administration Wednesday aligned labors big 3 into solid and formidable opposi tion against President Trumans program for factfinding as a means to end industrial strife Congressional leaders hastened to determine how seriously this united front among the CIO AFL and would threaten enact ment of the law Mr Truman asked in a special message on Monday But they went ahead with their plans to draft a bill to carry out his program and to introduce it Wednesday if possible CIO President Philip Murray made the break in a bitingly criti cal radio broadcast from Pitts burgh where he is directing stra tegy of the CrOsteel workers in their impending strike at the U S Steel corporation The AFL through President William Green and John L Lewis united mine workers previously had criticized Mr Trumans plan calls for 30day strike ices while factfinding boards at the contention that it would shackle labor But Murray went further He said the plan was designed to weaken and ultimately destroy labor union organizations The CIO he declared is op posed to the basic policies thus pursued by the administration The CIO leadership has been cooling toward the Truman ad ministration since VJ day when the president decided to liquidate the war labor board CIO mem bers of the board thought it should be retained labor problems Murray was further irked when Mr Truman refused to make pub lic a report on reconversion ad visers who said industry generally could afford a 24 per cent wage increase without price advances iTlie report was the result of a study requested by Murray Despite Murrays blast however and the opposition of other labor leaders Acting Chairman Rams peck D Ga of the house labor committee told a reporter he be the house will approve Mr Trumans proposal The Georgian who will quit his house seat Jan 1 to accept a job IB private industry said he thousht the president should be given what he asked for and let him fry it out Taking noteof Murrays asser tion Tuesday night that Mr Tru mans plan can be but the first step for ever more savage repres sion and that the CIO would roobolize its entire membership and the American people to defeat this specific measure and all sim ilar attempts directed against la bor Ramspeck commented Hell find the American people don t agree with him on that The plan has worked for a good many years on the railroads and they seem to like it Mr Trumans proposal was pat terned after procedure set up for handling railroad labor disputes OFF LIMITS Manila towns in Pampanga province have been placed off limits to United States military personnel by the military police command because of ex tensive prostitution and sale of poisoned liquor The towns An geles Dau and Mabalacat had thrived on trade from the nearby Clark air center and the 6th re placement depot That This Shall Not Happen Here here it is annual reproduction of that famous old painting by F S nlH r2 jtockin9 Fof 20 years it has been used as the pictorial her ald of the GlobeGazettes Christmas Cheer Fund solicitation Weve come to accept it as something of a charm piece because never once in those 20 years has the fund fallen hQS bee Set at 1500 The Istin9 of will be started on this page in the next issue To the spirit of Christmas this year will be joined a spmt of Thanksgmng that peace has come to our land Contributions should be addressed to Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette oe Tune in on KGLO at Wednesday night Pearl Harbor Probers Told Winds Message Not Sent United Stales became involved in war This was brought out in records submitted to the senatehouse committee investigatingthe Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec 7 IHil They showed however that Mr Roosevelts military aide Maj Oen E M Watson told war department officials that in case of war the papers would be returned to the president for his approval They also showed that on Aug 23 1941 Mr Roosevelt approved a joint CanadianUnited States basic defense plan Earlierthe committee was told there was no evidence that the Japanese ever broadcast prior to the Pearl Harbor attack the so called winds message signalling a break with the U S William D Mitchell commit tee counsel read the records in the course of questioning Lt Gen Leonard T Gerow former head the armys war plans division about military staff conferences which had been held with the British before attack the Pearl Harbor Gcrow told of conferences In Singapore an3 Washington in 1941 when military leaders of the 2 nations agreed on joint plans of operation contingent upon American involvement in the war Gerow said the plans drafted at Singapore widely known as the ABCD American British China Dutch plan were pre liminary and never received formal approval from anyone in Washington including the chief of staff So far as he knows he said they never were submitted to the President Mitchell read a June 2 1941 letter from Henry L Stimson then secretary of war and the late Frank Knox then secretary of the navy addressed to Presi dent Roosevelt it said Stimson and Knox had approved a joint army and navy basic war Rainbow No by a jointboard and recommended Mr Roosevelts approval ARMY DIVISIONS ARE INACTIVATED Washington army divisions have been RITES SET FOR VICTIM more inac tivated bringing to 26 the total number placed on the inactive list since Vday the war department announced Wednesday Three of Ihc 7 were former Na tional Guard divisions the 34th Red Bull division from North and South Dakola Minnesota and Iowa the 38th Cyclone division from Indiana Kentucky autl West Virffinia and the 43rd Winged Victory division from Maine Connecticut Rhode Islam and Vermont The first fought in the Mediterranean and the latter two in he Pacific Others recently inactivated were the GGth Black Panther infantry divisionand the 3rd 8th and I3th armored divisions all from Eur ope Divisions heretofore inactivated were the 63rd G5th GOth 70lh 7Gth B5th 87th 95th 30th 103rd and 106th infantry divisions and the 6th 7th 9th 10th llth 14th IGth and 17th armored divisions THE WORLDS BEST BUY Victory Loan Bonds Buy yours this week Briiw the boys home and fight inflation 400000 New Tires Due on Market Soon ivai and is liable to the death penalty Kerr pointed out that Yama shita admitted knowledge of in ternational law and that an of ficer in his position owed the duty of controlling his troops THE WORLDS BEST BUY Victory Loan Bonds Bay yours this week Bring the boys home and fight Inflation Washington prospects are looking up The first new casings to be re leased to civilians by the army and 400000 of them reach the market in about a month And these which holster hopes for an end to rationing around New Years ivill be followed by surplus offerings of auto truck and tractor tires at a sizable rate for some time This disclosure by a spokesman for the consumer goods division of thp war assets corporation fol lowed announcement that the gov ernment is stepping out of the rubberfromalcohol business be cause lowercost petroleum plants can meet the national demand for synthetic rubber The 3 plants erected at a cost of to use grain alco hol for synthetic rubber making are being closed immediately on orders of the reconstruction fi nance corporation i Whether RFCs decision would touch off another alcoholvsoil controversy remained to be seen Farm interests since early in the war have supported the grain al cohol operations and opposed their curtailment Recent new estimates that 300 000 tons of natural rubber will reach the Uniicd Slates from lib erated and other areas in the next year made it unlikely however that the alcohol plants would see use again Reason for abandonment of the alcohol plants was purely dol lars and cents G B Hadlock associate director the office of rubber reserve said explaining that the cost of alcoholrubber was 244 cents a pound compared with 12 or 13 cents for petroleum rubber The plants are located at Institute W Va Kobuta Pa and Louisville Ky The rubber outlook for the mo torist was brightened by the con sumer goods divisions report on surplus casings although the 400 000 unused tires soon to be of fered represent only about 16 per cent of one months current sales under rationing Many may be claimed by other government agencies state gov ernments and other priority buy ers the division spokesman said But even this will relieve the strain on manufacturers supplying the public Rationing officials already have indicated their hope that ration ing can end at the first of the year or shortly thereafter Some 750000 military tires al ready have been declared surplus but thus far all have been used casings frequently in bad condi tion All have been sold how ever since demand has far out run supply Hampton Man Killed in Crossing Mishap services for Dwight Wilson Eddy 69 who was killed Tuesday when his pickup truck collided with a northbount Rocket will be held Friday at p m at the Greenfield funer al home Burial will be at Zear ing Mr Eddy was driving with a load of broken cement evidently going to the dumping grounds His car was just north of the Bry ant stockyards when it collided wilh the train The truck was knocked down an embankment and demolished Mr Eddy was thrown out of the truck Surviving Mr Eddy are his wife a son Herbert of Zcaring and a daughter Mrs J B Mil ler Hampton Mr Eddy had re cently moved to Hampton from Weslfork township SETS ALL TIME HIGHINCHICAGO STOCK CONTEST Mason Cityans Steer Also Garners Grand Championship Honors Chicago Tomahawk 1105 wund Shorthorn steer owned by Carl A Hcnkel of Mason City old at auction Wednesday for pound an all time record for he Chicago Market Fat Stock how and the prewar international iveslock expositions The steer earlier Wednesday ook the grand championship steer lonors at the show Hcnkel will calize on the hasis of the Jeers weishf plus more than 1300 in prize money Slow bidding coaxed by Auc ioneer Roy Johnston Belton Mo tarted at until John R Thomp on Jrhead of a national res aurant chain finally bought the lurebred steer Highest previous price paid for a grand champion at the Chicago hows was a pound for Lucky Strike a cross bred AberdeenAngus owned by Elliott Brown of Rose Hill Iowa a junior exhibitor at the 1920 International exposition Thompson the successful bid der said file steer would be served at one of his Chicago restaurants W H Tomhade Chicago sec retary of the AberdeenAngus as sociation said the total paid for Tomahawk was a HEW world recordand the 2nd highest price ever paid by the pound for a show slecr OPA ceilings do not apply 0 show animals The highest previous price on record Tomhade said was for an AberdeenAngus sold at the East em States lair Springfield Mass in 1933 That steer of lighter weight rsold for a pound a world rec ord and brought its owner 202 The Henkel steer was led and shown by Joe Henkels former ttordsman Joe Duea Belmond It was taken from Henkels purebred iierd on Calara farm Hmiles north of Thornton to Dunas home near Belmond last December It was a year old last June Tomahawk won out over the Angus steer owned by Robert Johnson Galva which took the 4H grand championship Monday Johnsons steer was named re Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Considerable cloudi ness Wednesday night and Thursday Warmer Wednseda night Low about freezing Iowa Fair and warmer Wednes day and Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy Warme in east and southcentral por tions Minnesota Mostly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night will occasional light showers in ex tremc north portion Parti cloudy Thursday with occasion al showers northeast portion in forenoon IN iMASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 35 Minimum 20 At 8 a m Wednesday 27 YEAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum 30 Precipitation 06 Snow inch serve champion bringing 2 top awards to Iowa loiva actually look 4 of the 5 top prizes In addition to HcnkeTs and Johnsons Karl Hoffman and Rob ert Storz Ida Grove showed the grand championship carload of steers and George brolhcr of Karl won Hoffman the grand championship on his carload of An alltime record price of a pound was paid for the grand champion carload of steers Here fords shown by Hoffman and Storz The Wrigley building res taurant Chicago bought the load of 15 steers total weight 15330 pounds for An Illinois farm youth took the other major prize a 268 pound Chester White hog entered bv Francis Calahan 25 Milford III winning the barrow grand cham pionship The Henkel steer was the first pure bred Shorthorn to win since 1937 and the first senior entry to win over a junior since 1941 The steer was champion of the Shorthorns and reserve champion of the American Royal Livestock show at Kansas City in October It was sired by Edellyn Grand Command which cost 51100 when Henkel bought it as a calf from the herd of Thomas E Wilson Chicago packer Its dam was Duchess of Glostcr bought from F W Hubbell Des Moines at a price of as a bred heifer The cow died SOOP after the calf was born The steer was finished on a ra tion of ground shelled corn oats and barley a protein supplement and mixed hay according to Duea The showman and his wife Eun ice are both former 4H club members and belonged to calf clubs Duea who is 31 formerly lived near Ames Judge of the show was A D I Weber head of the animal hus I bandry department of Kansas State college who said the Henkel and Johnson entries both were of ex ceptional quality and good beef types More than 1000 spectators at the show indicated their ap proval of the judges selection by applauding vigorously The Chicago fat stock show has taken the place of the Interna tional Livestock exposition during the war THE WORLDS BEST BUY Victory Loan Bonds Buy jours this week Brins the boys home and fight inflation   

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