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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                I T NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL THE NEWSPAPER THAT Associated PMK and United Press Full Leased Wlna MAKES ALt NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IQWA SATURDAY JANUARY 1Z TENSION MOUNTS IN LABOR STRIFE UNO ASSEMBLY FILLS COUNCIL AFTER DISPUTE Names Brazil Egypt Mexico Australia Poland and Holland London OJfS The united na tions assembly Saturday com pleted its 11member security council by naming Brazil Kgypt Mexico Poland Holland and Aus tralia to serve with the big 5 A Russian proposal to postpone election of the 6 nonpermanenl members of the UNO security council was defeated Saturday by the general assembly 34 to 9 after Secretary of State James F Byrnes opposed it vigorously The Russian defeat followed a speech by Byrnes his first before the assembly in which he chided Hussia for seeking to delay action on an issue which it had long known was going to arise Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko requested the postpone ment until next week for consulta tion Byrnes immediately arose and said the postponement wasnt a matter of convenience or incon venience to Russa He said if such a postponement were granted Rus sia it would set a precedent which would cripple the as semblys future work Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin Of Britain supported Byrnes i against the Russians Terming the I proposal a very dangerous prec edent Bevin urged that a vote be taken without j Nothing would be more harm i ful than maneuvering like in the j old league of nations Bevin said Premier Peter Fraser of New Zealand supported the Russian re quest He asked the big powers to reconsider their proposed slates forthe security council whicliex clude Australia Dmitri Manuilski leader of the soviet Ukraine delegation fe quested aroll call vote which de feated the Russian request 34 to j 9 Eight of the 51 member nations did not vote j The assembly then proceeded to a secret vote for the 6 nonper manent security council members There were no nominations from the floor Each delegate merely wrote the names of 6 candidate f nations on a ballot I i The Russians had proposed k postponing election of the 6 non permanent security council mem bers until next week so they could get instructions from Moscow Navy Vetoed Scouting of Tarawa Island 1 Washington Pre Pearl i Harbor plans of the Pacific fleet for scouting an island chain where the marines later had heavy losses t were vetoed by the navy depart ment congressional investigators were informed Saturday Admiral husband E Kimmcl said he wanted to survey the Gil j bcrt group which includes Tarawa bnt Washington instructed him not to take the fleet units anywhere those islands in prewar Tarawa and other islands in the Gilberts were taken by U S am phibious forces in hard fighting during November 1943 as the west ward offensive across the central Pacific was launched A British possession the Gilberts were seized by the Japanese after the STRONG ARM OF THE Bailey 58 is dragged by officers from a Cincinnati lowa house where feUpr h TlS at bay 2 houis Frkla until final felled by a tear gas barrage Bailey was in jail Saturday at by Baily the sheriff said Koss was being treated in a enterville hospital and the sher iff said that although at least 50 pellets were lodged in his body some of them deeply his condi ion was not critical While about 100 persons watched from a distance 12 tear as shells were fired and 3 gas landgrenades were thrown into he house in which Henry Bailey lad barricaded himself the sher iff said Ross first went to the Cincin nati house after Mrs Wilma Van ilarican reported that her life had been threatened by Henry Bailey durinff a quarrel Sheriff Bailey said that Henry Bailey had been stayingat Mrs Van Blaricans lome some and had drink ing heavily The bachelorformerly lived in Cincinnati but in recent years md lived part of the time in Rock sland or Moline 111 Sheriff Bai ey added The estranged husband of Mrs van Blarican who had been away from Cincinnati recently was in that town the sher ff added Sheriff Bailey said he did not know what started the quarrel After neighbors had called the henff to aid Ross deputies were ent back to Centerville about 10 miles for the tear gas near days outbreak of the war and strongly fortified Kimmel said the reason given by the navy department for veto 1 ing the projected survey was that we should not evince any interest in the Gilberts because the Japs t might find out that we were in j terested The former Pacific fleet com manders recital came to light as senatehouse committee members examined testimony Kimmel gave in three previous inquiries as a prelude to his personal appearance before the congressional group next Tuesday Explains Lipstick Salt Lake City Utah P A woman called the Desert News on the telephone and explained that on a crowded bus she accidentally brushed her lips against the shoulder of a man standing next to her leaving a lipstick smudge on his lightcolored overcoat He seemed to be such a nice t man the voice said that I I wouldnt want his wife to think 1 there is another woman in his life I do hope youll explain that Im awfully sorry about the lipstick and I hope his wife reads the story Ottumwa Plant Puts embargo on Hogs Ottumwa anticipation of tne general strike called for Wed nesday throughout the entire meat packing industry John Morrell and company officials said Satur day that no hogs will be received at their Ottumwa plant after p m Saturday They explained that all livestock slaughtering operations will cease at the end of business Monday Phosphorous unites with oxy gen with such facility that spon taneous ignition occurs on expos ure to air Weather Report FORECAST Afeson City Cloudy and some what colder Saturday night with lowest temperatures 5 be low Sunday partly cloudy and rather cold Iowa Mostly cloudy and much colder Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and rather cold Snow flurries in east portion Saturday night and Sunday forenoon Diminishing winds Saturday night Shippers Forecast Northern half 5 below southern half zero Minnesota Partly cloudy and cold Saturday night with some snow flumes south low temperature Sunday morning ranging from 5 below extreme south to 15 to 20 extreme north partly cloudy and continued cold Sunday dim inishing winds Saturday night IN MASON CITY JlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Saturday morning Maximum 3j Minimum 3 At 8 a m Saturday 3 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation Snoiv 32 24 trace trace if Cold Weather Icy Highways Back in Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cold weather and slippery ways returned to Iowa Saturcfay but cloudless skies generally pro vided with a beautiful winter day The sun beamed down on a fresh white cover of snow through out much of the state as a result of Fridays sform while ice ham pered operations of rehabilitation workers in the southeasts flood sector The return of cold weather however apparently found most the flood danger past though thousands of acres in Louisa and Des Moines counties remained in undated and farm leaders esti mated the damage may run from to 37000000 The state highway patrol re ported highways were icy Satur day n the central area but hills and curves had been sanded They were slippery in the northeast and southwest mostly normal in the northwest except some ice near Fort Dodge slippery in spots in the southeast except normal in the vicinity of Burlington Earl Iowa Political Race aDr W Miller 58 Des Momes former secretary of state and the center of political controversy when he held the of fice from 1939 through 1942 an nounced Saturday he will be a candidate for the republican nom ination for that olfice in the June primaries Following Millers first election he fired the then state chief of Iowa highway patrol and got into a lengthy controversy with the Iowa State Safety council The legislature that year reorganized the secretary of states office and took from it the state highway patrol the state department of motor vehicles and some other di visions which the office had su pervised previous to Millers elec tion NEW YORK CITY HONORS Gl JOE IN BIG PARADE 13000 Vets From Famous Divisions Come Back Home New York I Joe saluted his hardwon European victory Sat urday marching through mid town Manhattan in baggy pants and polished jump boots The accent was on the airborne as 13000 veterans from 4 sky fighting divisions conversed on the big town ridingIn trucks trains and boats The marching men wore the double AA shoulder flash of the famous all American airborne di vision but 5000 of these sky troops came from other outfits Some came from the tough 101st which held the German flood around Bastojme Others from the 17th which left so many of its dead in the Ardennes snows Still others came from the 13th air borne which missed out on most of the fight At their head marched Maj James M Gavin the boylike 38 yearold commander of the 82nd Fighting Slim Jim who made all four combat jumps with his divi sion He bailed out over Sicily Italy Normandy aud Holland Only 12 of those who made all four jumps are still around Many were killed some moved on and others are too badly hurt for marching But this was more than an air borne show Saturday It was Man hattans Big Hello to all fighting soldiers Gen Jacob L Devers chief ol he armys ground forces and one of Americas top tank experts was on at 82nd St and Fifth take the salute But the paradoughs werent really marching for any general Saturdaj They didnt press their tunics and slick up their helmets just to strut their stuff for a lot They for the c or e 3000000 who went to Europe and for the 170000 wholl never come Award Oil Contract Washington navy an nounced Saturday award of a 51000000 contract for continuing exploration of the naval peirole ro um reserve in Alaska this year back Sioux City Couple Killed in Accident Onawa and Mrs Wil liam Lester oE Sioux City were in jured fatally Friday in an accident which Highway Patrolman Clay ion Coberly said occurred when their car skidded into the way of a truck Mrs Lester GO was killed at he scene of the mishap and her msband 70 died later in an Ona wa hospital The accident oc curred on highway 75 2 miles south of River Sioux Coberly said a trailer which the car was towing started to slip off he road pulling the car in front of a Sioux Citybound truck driv en by Lowell Madison of Sioux Madison was uninjured 2 Indian Soldiers Killed in Java Clash Bafavia Java au thorities said Saturday that 2 In dian soldiers were killed and 2 wounded in a series of clashes between British and Indonesian forces southwest of Soerabaja Dutch naval base Girl 15 Captured After Fleeing Court Fort Dodge 15 year old girl who fled from the court room here Friday as she was be ing sentenced on a delinquency charge was at liberty 2 hours The girl one of 16 motherless children was recaptured by po lice Judge John M Schaupp or dered her committed to a Sioux City girls home n bottom pLank Aello being a man held a certain advantage Strike Picture At a Glance 416000 Workers Idle ByJfHE ASSOCIATED PRESS Major labor developments AUTOMOBILES General Motors flatly reiect rrf IO per packers d to agree on union demands for 25 an X wage 1S Per wage increase recommended by presi Military Junta Organizes New Haiti Cabinet in Overthrow Promises Free Elections Puts on Censorship Port Au Prince Haiti military junta began organizing a government Saturday follow ing the overthrow of President Elie Lescot The junta was reported plan ning to form a new cabinet Satur day in an effort to restore order to the little west Indian republic An army communique issued after Lescot was forced to resign Triday promised the people that ree elections would be called and hat the military committee would hand back the powers to who ever is elected The junta imme diately imposed censorship Lescot who became president Way 25 mi was a prisoner at us residence Reports persisted hat he would be permitted to eave secretly for exile It was learned that shortly be ore he was deposed he obtained approval of a 550000 appropria ion ostensibly for maintenance of he government palace Wild demonstrations continued in the streets Friday night as Haitians celebrated the ouster of the man whom many had called a dictator Named to G O P Centcrville O Mrs Lloyd mittee By UNITED PRESS China Protest Lend Lease of Soldiers American troops in China added their voices to the worldwide de mobilization protests Saturday with a demand that the U S army stop what they called its policy of them to the Chi nese government More than 400 soldiers meeting n the Shanghai Y M C A ad sed a letter to Secretary of Robert P Patterson claiming hat unnecessarily large numbers f American troops were being ept in China The protest letter asserted that nly a negligible number of Amer can soldiers were being used for epatriation of Japanese The re ccnt sale of American equipment n west China to the Chungking government reduces the to do a job for their own country whit was intended to be the of Americans needed to guard surpluses they claimed We contend that the army has no moral right to lendlease us to the Chinese government the letter second Shanghai protest meeting named a committee to present a written list of complaints to the senatorial committee headed by Sen James M Mead D N Y which is in Shanghai successive nights protest They ivere outnumbered by the guards posted around Gen Joseph T McXarncys headquarters There seemed disposition for another meeting The Shanghai group oi surpluses and Gen Robert C Richardson a statement by Lt Gen Albert of the middle Pacific Wedemeyer American commander in China that personhel for at whom many of the soldier protests have been announced in Honolulu that army enlisted forces in the military advisory group would be voluntary They said it was evasive deceptive and does not reflect actual conditions in the China Tokyo Saturday for Seoul Korea aboard a transport plane In India a committee of soldiers called a second mass meeting at Calcutta for next and south Pacific who have 38 months of service or 43 points will start moving to replacement centers immediately for shipment home Wedemeyer recorded a speech for broadcast to his troops which appealed to heir sense of fair play and told them they were A mass meeting called Friday nisht at Frankfurt Etnopean headquarters fizzled oat when only 100 demonstrators officers except for those m the medical corps will be eligible to go home and be discharged with 47 months of service or 68 Points1 wl r Deadline Nears in 3 Major Walkouts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The countrys labor troubles a growing sore spot on the postwar reconversion program appeared neaving a climac tic point Saturday As the deadline ncared for strikes in 3 major industries which would affect some 1335000 steel electrical and meat packingworkers frovcrnment officials headed by President Trumau volvecL SCtie lhC disnutesWaKCS issue in Federal seizure of the The current strike th ing the countrys telephone exchanges 1 also brought reports from gov ernment sources in Washington that federal control of the tele phone exchange might be recom mended Settlement of the controversy in he steel industry was given top ranking priority by the govern ment But there was no relaxing by conciliators in their efforts to prevent the threatened work stop pages in the meat packing and Uectrical industries or to end the nirrent telephone walkout The lastminute attempt to halt the scheduled walkout oE Jap Leader Dismisses 5 Cabinet Heads Tokyo Minister Ki juro Shidehara Saturday dropped o cabinet ministers in a major governmental reorganization prompted by an allied blacklist of persons connected with militaris me Ecneumea wamout oE tic and ultranationalistic organi some 800000 steelworkers came v Hiuiiii 111 some pans roreea out were home minister country were closing down Zcnjiro Korikiri agriculture and forestry minister Keuzo Matsu mura transport minister Taken lanaka education minister Ta mon Maeda minister without port fnlin folio and chief Daisaburo Tsugita Deputy Cabinet Secretary Shi geo Miyoshi was dismissed Investiture of the new ministers by the emperor take Sunday morning Kyodo place news agency reported Before the cere mony Justice Chuzo Iwata will ask an understanding of allied authorities the agency said The new ministers do not rep resent the young blood which leftwing circles in Japan have demanded for a reorganized can met Most of Ltbe newministers are in their late 60s The 67desfis home minister Mitsuchi who is 75 GENERrUPROBES G I PROTESTS Frankfurt Germany Joseph T McNarney U S com mander in Europe took up per sonally the problem of demobiliza tion with his troops Saturday and asked them to discontinue their demonstrntions because he felt they were damaging American prestige in the eyes of other oc cupation powers in Germany RcturninR from a meeting allied council in Berlin the European commander in chief summoned representatives of all his army units to explain the rea son for the slowdown in ship ments home During his absence GIs massed on 3 successive nights in front his headquarters here booing his name and that of Secretary of attending the War Patterson The numbers j Lilt Lescots fall came after nationdemonstrations dwindled Friday wide protests against his however after 50 repre ments closing of the student sedatives of 22000 soldiers in the newspaper La Ruche and the for cible dispersal of student demon strations that followed Violence flared in demonstra tions during the 24 hours preced ing his overthrow Several persons were reported killed and many beaten and wounded by police Definite casualty figures were not available s n e Frankfurt area held a question andanswer session with McNar neys chief of staff Maj Gen Hnrold Bull Decker Plant Puts Embargo on Livestock Jacob E Decker and Sons pack Thurston ot Osceola has been se lected to represent the 4th district irg 10 lepreseni me 4tn district 6 iviason nas of the Iowa republican central Paceti an embargo on cattle ner selection as mie Tuuay ana n tional committeewoman Mrs gs wil1 be accepted unless pre n uauuiiai commmeewoman Mrs m we a Thurstons selection is subject to viousli booked the approval of the central com ce as plants in some parts of the to Washington by were Benjamin F Summoned Mr Truman V S Steel president and Philip Murray president of the CIO United Steel workers as well as CIO chief Government officials held that settlement of the steel industry controversy would pave the ivay for peace in other industries involved or threatened fay work stoppages President Truman called Sat urdays conference after a break down m the wage negotiations between the union and U S Steel The president was reported ready to sit in onthe meeting with the principals and high government officials it it was necessary In another dispute the 3inonfh OlOcontroversj with a ma Jprify of the oil industry a facl findimr panel recommended a ffcneril IS per cent increase AU though the union had demanded a 30 per cent increase the boost recommended by he panel was tnc basis for settlements already reached between the oil workers union and several individual com panies The impending strikes in the steel meat and electrical indus tries held major attention Satur day with the countrywide walk out of telephone workers which started Friday after a strike of 8000 Western Electric telephone installation workers in a dispute over wages Picket lines established by the strikers were not being observed by all telephone workers but the National Federation Telephone workers which claims a member ship of 263000 said the lines would be honored The American Telephone and Tcleffrnph company said all ex cept 124 of its 10124 long distance operators had refused o cross picket lines or stayed away from work Also joining in the sym pathy ualkout were an uiidis number of the countrys 148000 local and toll operators in addilion to clerks and mainte nance men Dial service by which GS per cent of the nations telephones are operated automatically was not immediately affected by the strike but union officials said it would be disrupted in a few days major development along the labor front was the flat rejection by General Motors Mr Trumans factfinding boards recommendation of a 1714 per ise for its some inking employes The GM strikers comprise iwrw has nmry one half of the 4l6o6o workers country die throughout because of labor the dis putes In Detroit Saturday officials of the CIO United Auto workers 1 who called the strike last rP dchvercd in support of demands for the da booked it was specified a 30 per cent wane rate hike met to study he report General Motors termed as unacceptable m whole or in part he boards proposal for a MJ4 cents an hour optirasm Agreement Fails in Timken Roller Bearing Dispute on Wase Rise LUC Iltlllljltj Ol 1 Canton Ohio Tim nghouse strike scheduled n I ken Roller Bearing company and representatives of the ClOUnitcd Steel Workers of America failed Saturday in a conference to reach an agreement on proposed wage increases G H Turner supervisor of labor relations for Timken said the company stood firm on its proposal for a 175 per cent in crease but the union officials in sisted on a flat 20 cents an hour for all employes I construed the unions atti tude to be a refusal Turner said after the meeting which lasted an hour and a half in an effort to head off a strike scheduled for Monday next Wednesday and 335000 workers Spokesmen AFL for for both thetlj well as the meat industry said there appeared little possibility I reaching agreement on the vap issue between the packers and the CIO United Packinchouse workers The union is demanding a wage increase of 25 cents an nVr A session with Wilson Co was scheduled Sat urday Likewise there was no imme diate indication that the nation wide strike slated Tuesday by 200000 CIO electrical workers Would be averted The union is i asking a wage hike of a day   

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