Mason City Globe Gazette, January 17, 1946

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON crrr IOWA THURSDAY o TWO SectionsSection gg 4t HHBB fPS WARNINGHelen Wolan S Propose UNO Control Over World Armament Industry v a j ciSS triuDlV Masaryk of Czechoslovakia Jobs Wlin a Ernest Bevin of Great Britain Bevin said Britain was already united nations trusteeship system Belgian officials said they would announce similarintentions for Huanda arid Urandi in East x esan the 2nd speech Minister projectenew Van Ruarida and Urandi were assigned to Belgium from German East Africa after the 1st World war Masaryk told Hie assembly that in order to safeguard humanity against the latest scientific in ventions the world arms indus trytogether wild the latestdev astating inventions should be put the controlof the United nations Delegates applauded Masaryk loudly several times especially when he said lie hoped that not one particle of uranium produced in Czechoslovakia will ever be used for wholesale destruction and annihilation Uranium is a source of material for atomic en ergy and the atomic bomb Nasrullah Entezam Iranian del egate said Irans appeal for help in sealing her dispute with sov iet Russia over political conditions in northern Iran might be formal ly presented the 11nation secur ity council Friday Bevin said the 3 mandates Bri tain proposed to convert into united nations trusteeships were Tanganyika Togoland and the Cameroons He said action on Pal estine was being withheld pend ing results of a BritishAmerican inquiry into the JewishArab is sue there The 5th mandate is transJor dan which Bevin said was to be made independent eventually and therefore would not be turned over to the international agency 2 to 3 Cents Washington govern ment is scheduling a series of meetings which may result even tually m higher milk prices These Increases possibly months be 2 cents a quart dunnfr the sprine and sum mer and 3 cents a quart during winter months The first of the hearings were to open at New Yortc Thursday Tne 2nd wiH be held for the ton milk market next month Similar sessions are planned in most large cities where dairy men s prices are regulated by the agriculture department under federal milk marketing orders Thursdays gathering comes a week after it became known that Secretary of Anderson is urging an immediate hike of B cente I pound in OPA butter price ceil ings in an effort to encourage greater production The milk price hearings will be on 2 YOUNG GIRLS KILLED IN CAR TRAIN ACCIDENT Youth 15 Seriously Injured in Mishap Near Marble Rock Charles Krull 17 and Gladys Grace 17 of near Marble Rock were killed their bodies burned beyond recognition and 3 young men companions seri ously injured when their car crashed into a north bound Rock Island freight train near the depot at Marble Rock early Thursday Harry Krull 15 brother of Mar jorie suffered a compound frac ture of the lower jaw severe Burns multiple lacerations about the face and a probable basal skull fracture The attending physician doubted whether he would survive Kenneth Hitter 17 a marine home on leave in the Marble Rock community also suffered severe burns a compound fracture of the nose and multiple lacerations oh the face Tendons in his right arm were severed Lyle Krull 38 brother of Mar ine and Harry suffered burns and lacerations about the face vouns men were either thrown from the car or jumped to safety after the crash with the tram They were burned in trying to rescue the girls from the blazing Coroner Carl Hauser of Charles City expressed the opinion Thurs day morning that the girls died as a result of burns and not from the crash into the train The Krulls live 6 miles east of Marole Rock and the Grace family 2 miles west of Marble iiOCfc The automobile became en tangled in a freight car and was carried before it took the 2 girls so bad y that only by their height could they be distinguished from each other e youngr people were on their Lhomes irom Marble Rock when the accident occnrredr Railroad traffic was tied up for more than 3 hours until the anto molbile containine the burned bodies of the girls could he pulled e to a nearby sidetrack The Harm funeral home a ome Greene was called and the 3 young Tw to the hospital Two of them were able to handle PROPOSE SLASH IN ARMY FORGES Ike Returns for Demobilization Quiz Washington Slashing down the army close to 1910 size was advocated Thursday as Gen Dwight D Eisenhower headed back to capital hill for crossex amination on demobilization Senator Edwin C Johnson D Colo urgiug the irreducible minimum in army strength said he thought it could get along July 1 with a million men This com pares with 931422 in the ranks on the same date in 1919 The army has been planning for 1500000 men by July but Johnson told reporters he consid ersthat figure about 500000 too high Eisenhower informed con gress Tuesday tSjpt strength on Jan 1 was 4200000 compared with the VE day ueak of 8300000 Eisenhower meanwhile has scheduled a radio address to the nation on demobilization for Fri day night 8 p m One proposal which Johnson has ready for Thursdays Meeting TEAR GAS TO BREAK UP PICKET LINE Smash Auto Theft Ring Active Here v from ro Gordo and Hancock counties and an addrfional breakin at Klemme all on the night between Dec 18 and 19 were solved Thurs day after a month of work by the the 2 and the state bureaus of investi gation of Iowa and Minnesota 3ail at Austin Eckhardt state an P Bennyhoff Minnesota state agent m information fur the sneritts office here men arrested at their MJ elf KIMMEL REVEALS JAP TORPEDOES Nips Did Feat by Using Wooden Fins GUARD HURT IN PLOT AT ELDORA Clarion Man Named School Director the about 2 weeks ago in an unsuccessful escape plot at the ildora State Training School for Boys Fred N Cooper superin tendent has disclosed Cooper said an inmate sickness hit the guard on e hack of the head with a wash bowl coupling which had been placed in the end of a socfc Two stitches were needed to close the wound Two boys were sent to the training schools segregation cen ter in theAnamosa reformatory for their alleged part in the plot Cooper said U was announced that Clyde Richards former Up per rowa university athlete has taken charge of the schools sports program as athletic director William Isenberger of Clarion who is working on his masters degree m education at the State University of Iowa has been named school director at the insti tution on what it describes as dairy indus try proposals to raise producer prices of fluid rniBc when the gov ernments 525000000 a year dairy production subsidy progrom is ended Stabilization Director John C whom Anderson carried his batter fight announced in No vember that the dairy subsidy program would be discarded by Dairymen want their prices in creased by the amount they would lose through termination of the subsidy program which was be gun during the war to spur great er production of milk without in creasmg retail prices ie agriculture department has only to fix dairymens prices largecity milk marketing areas operating under a federal milk order provided such prices are approved by twothirds of the dairymen supplying the market Any increase however may be many months away because since Collets announcement there have been reports that President Tru man may ask congress to continue an extension Coroner Carl Hauser of Charles City was called to Investigate thl cras Thf accident tied up not onlv misha1 fig 6d France Urges Death for 22 Nazi Leaders with Eisenhower is that previ ously exempt single men up to 45 and lots of 4Fs be drafted to raise overseas replacements He suggested that both selec tive service and the army liber alize physical standards and ac cept thousands of men previously rejected because of minor physical disabilities such as flat feet RUSSiASETTLlNG IN KURILE CHAIN Washington was reported Thursday to be estab lishing herself firmly in the strategic Kurile island chain flanking the approaches beria to Si of the nazi regime and fo of thou ter ror organizations veteran who is the chie denonnced with a fervor to the faces of t and other prisoners AIIU uuier before the international tribunal Civilization requires from you after this unleashing of barbarism a verdict which will be a sort of supreme warning de Menthon If u n should be granted the price rise would be delayed MidPacific Command Puts Stop to All GI Demonstrations Honolulu army or dered GIs in the midPacific com mand Thursday to cease demon strations against the demobiliza tion program and threatened to court martial offenders The announcement followed closure that 3 soldiers who partici earlier Demonstrations had been said His accusation ran the gamut of German crimes He said of 250 000 persons deported from France only 35000 returned fraericans British com pleted their cases Wednesday ex cept those against some indi vidual defendantsincluding Ru dolf Hess and Franz von Papen which wiched ii Cedar Rapids Man Beaten to Death in South Side Chicago C Lefe Cedar Rapjjjs Iowa was Ti eaRaPids Iowa was fatally beaten with a baseball bat early Thursday during a brawl on Chicagos South side Pekin Inn police said that Albert Sykes 48 a Negro was held for ivitni said that the men became in volved in an argument when It was from 3 rendezvous in these foggy Japanese islands that Admiral Yamamotos fleet set out in late November 1941 for its attack on Pearl Harbor Whether a peace settlement will decree the permanent amputation of the Kuriles from the Japanese empire still remains to be de cided Meanwhile government offi cials here in a position to know said that Russia already has sent in troops with bag and baggage And their families apparently for a long stay Agreement upon Russian occupation of these islands stretching like a giant scimitar across the entrance to the Sea of Okhotsk was reached at the Potsdam conference homes in r are Ajon aid Ralph Holmen John Alvin Holmen cousins and Homer Louis Blickenderfer Sheriffs deputies from Cerro Gordo county who have been working on the case were in Aus tin Thursday attempting to have the men returned here on war rank charging them with larceny m the nighttime of property val ued at more than A confession by John Holmen confirmed m detail the movements pi the trio as previously traced by the local sheriffs office With 2 others they came in 2 trucks for loads of corn south of Portland One truck was loaded and left for LeRoy with the 2 men not im plicated m the robberies The 3 remaining men were to have loaded the other truck with com but instead drove to Clear Lake where they ate supper at the home of Blickendcrfers grand mother Afterward they drove to Thornton and according to the confession stole acar there be longing to Francis Sandry Sub sequent movements were related by the confession as follows They then drove on to Meservey and stole a car belonging to Henry Kuhler This car was abandoned south Alexander after partly stripped They then drove to Kanawha where fiam E Kimmel told congres sional investigators Thursday how the Japanese succeeded in launch ing aerial torpedoes in the shal waters of Pearl Harbor a leat which navy experts in 1941 considered impossible TlieformerrPaqiHc com mander detailing nLJ f Japanese raid against the jiaval base Dec 7 lhe NiPPoncse simply attached wooden fins to oldstyle torpedoes to do the job That was the device the X anese used Kimmel said device that all the brains of our navy department who had been ivorking on the problem had been unable to discover He added dryly solution to any problem esy alter you have the ans testimony had disclosed the officials entrusted with S the nava base had Weather Report FORECAST jMason City Fair Thursday night and Friday Continued mild Low about 18 lOHa Fair and mild Thursday through Friday Canadian border Thursday night 3HQ in i and m extreme north Fqday Colder north Friday portion portion o leave IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Thursday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Thursday fEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation uiic mcy stole a 1341 pickup truck which was ta ken west of town and stripped of tires and battery They continued on to Britt where they stole a car belonging to Fred Thiel from his garage pushing it with their truck until they got outside of town and could wire around the switch since they lacked a key They then drove on the Kiemme Hurley highway to a point op posite the Lindon ranch where they stripped the Thiel car of tires radiator and motor The Sandry car also was abandoned nearby after beingstripped of all 5 wheels and minor accessories They then drove to Klemme where they broke into a building and stole a motor head and other parts after which they continued home in their truck John Holmen received the motor as his share of the loot he said and was seen changing it for the one in his truck on Dec 22 His old motor he dumped through the ice on a stream north of LeRoy Two of the men had previously been implicated in similar robber ies according to the local sheriffs office against attacks since they knew of none that would operate suc cessfully in the shallow water there The average depth of that anchorage is 30 feet with 40foot channels Kimmel has testified that dam age against ships at the base prob ably would have been slight if the been t0 TRUMAN APPEAL IN MAJOR TEST Issue Is Employment Return to States Washington first ma jor test of President Trumans appeal to the peoplefor support of his leglsiative program began to take shape Thursday on capitol The issue is when the U S employment service shall be re turned to state control Congress passed legislation in December providing for an end to federal administration of U S S within 100 days But Mr Truman killed the measure and asked again that the return be de layed until June 1947 FIRE DAMAGES GARAGE AT LAKE Liquor Store Reports Damage from Water Clear of unknown origin broke out in the Hozen Chevrolet company building 121 boutn 3rd about Thursday afternoon destroying a feed grinder owned by Arthur Gilbert a car owned by Morris Jensen and a car owned by the Rozen Chevro let company all of which were in the workroom when the fire broke t The workroom is partitioned Irom the rest of thfc building with composition material which burn ed rapidly according to Tom At kins who operates the garage here and is a partner Sam Ro zeiv of Mason City who owns the building Einest Garlock and Mr Gilbert were working on the Gilbert feed gnnder when alt at once the fire started near the place where the welders were located The building is brick with an SENATORS ASK SEIZURE ORDER IN TRUCK TIEUP Packinghouse Steel Leaders in Meetings on Strike Problems By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Secretary of Labor Schwellen bach Thursday appointed a fact Imding board to investigate the wage dispute in the meat packing industry Scluvellcnbach said the panel would meet later Thursday with representatives of the CIO and the AFL unions and meat packinr companies who arc involved in tne dispute The new panel is headed by Ed vym E Witte former public mem her of the national war labor board Other members are Clark Kerr chairman of the now de funct Avar labor boards meat packing commission and Chief Justice Ra3mond Vf Starr of the Michigan supreme court Thirteen midwestern senators urged President Truman Thus day to order seizure of strike bound midwest truck lines as con Picketing Continues TtcketitijT continued Thursday LaCOb E and Sons in City an Armour affiliate fercnces were called in Washing ton man effort to settle the na head off the sieel The senators contended AFL drivers and wholly failed companies have to end the 60 day off inrv WiUll tin asphalt roof Not much damage to the building was reported ex cept to the roof from the inside The state liquor store housed in the same building suffered some water damage The garage office is water dam aged and some broken windows were reported The amount of the damage was not estimated Vets7 Group to Appeal for Jobless Aid Washington least one veterans organization promised an appeal to congress Thursday irom a decision denving GI un employment benefits to a veteran thrown out of work by the Gen eral Motors strike The ruling by Veterans Admin istrator Omar N Bradley upheld tlie Michigan unemployment com pensation commission Asserting that the decision may affect hundreds of thousands of exservicemen Omar B Ketchum national legislative representative of the Veterans of Foreign Wars told a reporter We will introduce an amend ment to the GI bill as soon as pos sible so veterans who do not vote lor strikes but are thrown out of work when strikes occur may col ect awards ldded are to ale Uic hnes and also urged that yur offices to per suade both to submit to ar duration or mediation Mr Truman to name a factfinrt uie dt ntH e mancng that midwest operators pay them the same rates and pay in effect river In Detroit the Ford 52ff deadlock 2 2 cents apart in their AHed to break m another bargai promised to submit his members named by the thc o agreed Thursday to act before next Tuesday on legislation President nun fact fmdinr boards to settle major industrial disputes i greement as announced T Provides Payments aymens of a week for a maximum of M weeks for unemployed vet erans providing their unemploy m mtno1 committee had refused byT to 7 tic vote to approve a modified ver sion of such legislation fJSf Proposal was of fered by Rep Landis RInd who old the committee he heat is on from voters throughout the country for legislative action to help prevent strikes Meat supplies on hand already depleted by lower receipt the past several days dropped lower as tne strike of 263000 paddnj house employes entered its 2nd a strike in i i Ii iv o Siririt the dential program P W of rben Liquidation chairman Ncaring Completion ie aj ut thG hearings He told 31 17 17 20 15 trace trace Wants Line Continued Arab source said Thursday that King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia now desires that the Saudi Arabian oil pipeline ongmatiy intended to terminate ne Haifa be con n sai This that a huge refinery was planned at Alexandria a reporter he hopesT to send a bill to the floor by nest week Brazil Press Free Rio De Janeiro ip elect Eurico Caspar Cutia n an interview Thursday that the Brazilian press would be pletely free under his admini tJpn with a full right to the government Norris Services Grinncll services will be conducted Friday for Dr Harry Waldo Korris 33 a GiirT neli college faculty member for 50 years who died Tuesday night following a months illness Berlin of the G Farben Industrie Germanys reatest monopoly js ncaritig completion in the American zone of occupation the American mili tary government has announced Brg Gen William Draper rector of the in of CIO President Philip and Benjamin Fairless U corporation president The stcet strike is scheduled to at a ra Monday In support of demands by the CIO united steclworkcrs for ic an hour demand a meetinS Wednesday f Ahc control i Kc from his original Fairlcss nas f tu V larbcn Combine that the huge trust has ceased to exist in the American zone and is now a name only Fl Flin Schools Close 44 schools but one of were closed Thursday as a CIO maintenance workers strike ran into its 3rd day of a steel postponed 1 week f th ans pending Jdte throughout the country Wednesdays strike of some 263 000 packinghouse workers was the largest single work stoppage since before the war The total num oor of idle soared to 886000 the largest number in recent years One of the 2 unions involved in ;

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