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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             DEPARTMENT OF NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H United Press FuU Leased SVlr THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AVL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary by W EARL HALL Managing Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE nattt Friday p m KSCJ Sioux City SHurdr p TAD qufney 111 Sulurdy 9 p m Some Comments on the Passing Show TN this commentary Id just lik A to visit with you about som of the news items I see in th issue of my own daily newspape spread out before me How man subjects I touch on will be deter mined by how fully I deal wit each The news item most prom uiently displayed on the fron Page is drawn from the Indus Irial front It deals with strikes settled and strikes threatened Th effect of it is to dampen the hopes of those who felt that the recen settlement of the steel tieup woul provide a pattern for settling o averting other strikes While nobody could have lower estimate of the strike o lockout as a weapon for re solving differences in our indus trial economy Im not allowin myself to become as downcas over the future as some of mj friends Im trying to take th longrange view of the situation And what is that longrang view TTS that were now in the pro cess of establishing a wag structure in which the dollar in come of the worker by and large wJl be substantially what it wa during the period of greatly ac celerated war production And thats an understandable objectiveOur nation is confronted with an indebtedness which by July of this year will touch the 275 billion dollar mark Thats an enormous debt load in anybodys than 5 times as grea as we thought 15 years ago we couid possibly bear If that indebtedness is to be paid off rather than repudiated theres going to have to be a con tinuing level of dollar in come And out of that continuing hiffh level of dollar income theres going to have to be a tremendous income through taxes for Uncle Sam The best guess is that servicing the debtwill call for somewhere between 5 and 6 billion dollars annually Along with that there must be ah orderly reduction of principal For servicing and retir ing our debt were going to need upwards of 10 billion dollars a year for the next 25 years Thats why Im sympathetic with the union demands for in creased hourly wage rates which will keep the national dollar in come at a high level Its abso lutely essential if were to meet our debt problem in the tradi tional American way VES dollar income is an im portant factor in the American economy But it isnt the MOST important Transcending it and by far in the longrange look is the value of the dollar in terms of what it will buy Obviously it isnt any bargain for the individual worker to re ceive an 1811 cents an hour in crease in his paycheck only to discover that the cost of the things lie must have to live and enjoy life have Bone up 30 or 40 or 50 per cent That prong of the prob lem has had too liftle attention Americas one hope for a pros perous future lies in increased production It must be a balanced production oE course and it must be a production which in so far as possible conserves the nations natural resources Increased pro duction of meats and cereals for example must not be at the ex pense of soil fertility A FUNDAMENTAL law of eco nomics is operative in this whole matter With a limited sup ply of a desired commodity dol lars bid against each other for its acquisition Its the old law of supply and demand By artificial devices such as OPA ceilings we can condition this law to ttie needs of the hour over the swing of years the law of supply and demand is as inexorable as the law of gravity The fact which must be driven into our thinking is that true wealth is in things not dollars You cant eat either silver or gold and paper isnt particularly pal atable TN the abstract our labor leaders grant what Im saying here But by their constant harping on cur tailed production through the me dium of 30 or 35 hour weeks they demonstrate beyond doubt that theyve failed to comprehend the true meaning of maximum pro duction To assume such an attitude is to torn defeatist Its to judge the future by the past whereas we ought to be looking to the possi bilities of and the needs of he future Its to assume a static eco nomy when every argument that can be summoned is for an ex panding economy Never in history have all the people of the world had enough nLJ 5ven their minimum needs That goes for foodstuffs CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 mieht be n might be 30 n COLONEL PERON CASTS BALLOT IN BUENOS AIRES Juan D Peron Labor party candidate casts his bal lot m Buenos Aires Sunday during the presidential elec tions held m Argentina They were the first general elec Both Sides Claim Victory in Calm Argentina Voting political leaders expressed satisfac orderlv conduct of Sundays presidential elec irm nf WOUM regard the outcome as a true expres the will oj the Argentine people of victory but it appeared that it 40 flays before Argentina learns whether her next n D Peron iton candidate of the I Tamborini representing the democratic ic law all ballot t joxes must be transported to provincial capitals for tabulation of the vote Because of the dis ances involved poor transporta ioh and the time required to count he paper ballots an early indica ion of the outcome is barring a veritable landslide The tabulation will be watched tagerly not only in Argentina but n the outside world because of he bearing the outcome may have on this countrys future relations vith the United States Peron was roundly denounced by the U S state department re cently in a book accusing um of collaborating with the nazis Followers of Tamborini on he other hand feel that his elee ion would do much to repair Ar jentinas strained relations with Vashington The Argentine army which had iromised to see that the preslden ial voting was conducted in a air and orderly manner emerged rom the elections with its repufa ion much enhanced Political ob ervers described the elections as he most orderly in 40 years and eaders of both major factions con gratulated the army for its su pervision Voting generally was described s heavy although there was as yet no accurate estimate of the lumber who cast ballots Pre lection estimates placed the total number of qualified voters at 3 00000 out of the countrys popu ation of 14000000 Five soldiers were accidentally illed as the army mobilized to versee the elections Two died vhen a hand grenade exploded vnile they were inserting a fuse n it 2 were killed when a truck orhed over and a fifth was acci entally shot A civilian election nspector also was killed in a notor accident while helping to ake ballot boxes to a provincial apital for counting Paper Consists ot Two SectionsSection to Resign GOP National Committee Job Wandering Automobile He s ready to believe anything now was gone Meanwhile the police were investigating the theft garage found It had crashed to a stop in the Continue Injunction Hearing on Picketing at Charles City n company He denied a union motion for a 10 days postponement f fendants from interfering with ingress or egress from the plain tiffs property by plaintiffs em ployes or other persons author ized by plaintiff to come on to Its premises Some 200 maintenance and of fice workers of the corporation nit tui ctllUil nave been deprived of carrying on m their capacity on the premises of the Oliver plant according to the petition and the corporation feels it is necessary to have these workers on the premises before they can go ahead with wage ne gotiations which they seek to do Bebe Doing Fine Exhausted Chicago and her off ering were doing nicely Monday nit the stork was exhausted from lis swim Bebe the 3500 pound hippopot mus at the Brookfield zoo gave irth to her sixth calf Sunday in he tepid water of the hippopot amus pool The infant weighed in at 50 Bounds The blessed event had een anticipated at any moment or two days and about 75 specta ors witnessed the storks arrival Zoo Director Hobert Bean said le sex of the pinkeared off spring had not yet been deter mined Bebe he said feasted omplacently on garlic her favor delicacy irth shortly after the The oldest universities in the esfem hemisphere were founded Mexico and Peru in 1551 Read The Message from United States Recruiting Service on Page 3 BR1TAINS TROUBLE SPOTSThroughout the far cast fcrieat Britain is having her troubles as uprisings and re volts mark the unrest in her colonies and occupational zones Indian Navy mutineers have surrendered at Bom pay 1 with the widespread civil rioting subsiding Brit I i l haveiml Egyptian rioters after they attacked churches and other institutions in anti Biibsh disorders while in Alexandria 3 Reuters reports crowds are beating Europeans in the streets At Singapore W british troops have put down an uprising of Indian pvar t i I andDin fava 5 they have ordered all Japs evacuated from Bandoeng after an attack by Indonesian extremists on a theater audience Completing the trouble some picture terrorists in Palestine 6 have attacked no Jice headquarters in Haifa and Tel Aviv International V j j jj Bombay Returns to Normal After Bloody Mass Riots of tte 66 cotton mmre instaUation dockyards and all but lian air force personnel still refuse to work that 9 banks 30 shops 22 govern through the injunction proceed ings The corporation also seeks peaceful picketing by the strikers Iowa County Attorney Is Suspended Independence Iowa Bu chanan County Attorney Hobert R Melrose was suspended from office at the request oj the state Monday following his indictment by a grand jury oh a charge of cor ruptly influencing an official The county attorney was ac cuseflin the grand jury indictment banded down last Friday but kept secret until Monday with having offered S100 o Joseph nr Koep pel acting sheriff last Oct with a view of or for the pur pose of corruptly influencing the official acts and duties imposed by law unon the sheriff Assistant Attorney General Charles Scholz presented the Iowa attorney generals request in dis trict court for Melroses suspen sion and removal and the suspen sion was ordered by District Judge R W Hasner who set March 8 as the time for a hearing on the removal request The grand jury set Melroses bond under the indictment at 51000 and Feb 27 was the date set for the county attorney to plead to the indictment The indictment said the alleged attempt to influence the acting sheriff was in the case of the state of Iowa vs Walter Keegan then pending in the district court of Buchanan county Kaegan a farmer was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence in toxicating liquor following an au tomobile collision last June in which he was involved with Mr and Mrs Otto Lindenvell The air conditioning plant for the capital senate and house of fice buildings in Washington has a daily refrigerating capacity equiv alent to the melting of a block of ice 50 feet by 50 feet said that been re A police statement road barricades had ic rnoved by recruiting residents the area as laborers and that only a few minor incidents had been reported Hoyal navy ships including the light cruiser Glasgow formed a double semicircle inside the harbor and a large force of naval personnel in white shorts and blouses came ashore for unan nounced assignments Meanwhile reinforced British Tommies took precautions to make certain that a scheduled demonstration by students would T wiwjj jr ii vci ment grain and cloth shops 10 postoffices and 10 police outposts had been looted since the start of the disturbances I Meanwhile police said that Bombay had experienced its first quiet night since last Monday when the first group of Indian sailors went on strike because of alleged discrimination against them by the British Civilians went on tnXe in sympathy with the sailors Mason City Soldiers not cause a new outbreak of vioi n i T 1 M Uue to Land in N Y At the largest hospital here medical students took care of their regular ward duties but stood in doonvays daring their off hours to protest against the establishment of a past of Brit ish troops on the hospital grounds An army communique placed the number of dead in last weeks noting at ISO but other sources said the toll actually was much and might never be jreater Known The citys hospitals listed scores o dead and wounded simply as unknown The Britisii communique said Three Mason Cityans were scheduled to land in New York this week on ships due to dock there it was reported in an AP dispatch received here Monday Pfc Theodore J Galbreath was to arnve on the Stevens Victory due Monday Pfc Orville S Johnson and Cpl Dean J Russell is sched Kr arrive the Marine Pan ther due Thursday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy and mild Monday night with lowest temperature about 30 Tuesday snow flurries and considerably colder Iowa Mostly cloudy Monday night with rain or snow in northeast portion and turning colder in northwest portion Tuesday Minncsota Snow north and cen JOHN W BRICKER 1 Candidate HERBERT BROWNELL Chairmanship Strikes At a Glance Yorks mayor appeals to CIO President hv rrn S reduced to 40 per cent normal by CIO milk drivers strike faces possibility AFL bakery drivers walkout may cut off part of bread supply oaKery dmers LIGHT Walkout of 3400 Duquesne Light comomv employes at Pittsburgh set for am Tuesday fndependent Sratiolf sewage and gas services hampered by walkout of 1000 i ty employes S AFL unions take united auto workers and General Motors dissatisfaction with federal ri 5 FEELS BRICKER TOPS LIST FOR 48 NOMINATION Chairman Will Submit Resignation April 1 Back to Law Business Washington Herbert Browne Jr has notified party leaders that he intends to resign as chairman of the republican national committee The resignation will be submit ted formally at a meeting of the committee here April 1 Brownell political associate of Gov Thomas E Dewey for more than 14 years has decided to give He has been working without 7a national Chairman since the 1944 convention when he was elected to run Dewey s president al campaign He is reported to have told congressional leaders that he either had to resign to replenish his private finances or ePV 5aiary from the commit e which he preferred not to do Brownell 42 win continue active in politics but only as an individual He has said he wfll not manage Deweys or anyone elses campaign this fall about Dewey in 1943 Brownell is known to feel that ne the national party right now John W Brisker of Ohio stands in the No 1 How he might feel about it if Dewey s reelected to a second term as governor remains for the future However it is an old GOP tradJhon that the party has yet to 1enommate a losing presidential had no comment Albany on Brownells impend ing resignation v with approximately 30 ongressional leaders The choice in1 e at the meet Sevpral western members of the commttee for months have been u or wnells but he has been given sever at commit Westerners and midweslerners mentioned m early speculation of party leaders for the chairman ship include Barak Mattingly na tional committeeman from Mis Kenneth S Wherrj GOP whip of the ate Ralph Cake Oregon commit tee member who was identified illkie committee Ezra Whitla of Easterners talked of so far in lude former senators John Dan aher of Connecticut now a paid official of the national committee hu Unry Ot Ot Mas5a LEAVE PRINZ crew members of the former German cruiser Prinz Eugen disembark from the vessel at the navy yard in Philadelphia Sunday with their gear to stand muster preparatory to leaving the ship per manently The men willreturn to Germany The ship will be used in atomic bomb tests AP Wirephoto hundred nnd seventysix members of the 1utiuij i uesuay crew oi we heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen entrained Monday snow flurries and considerably lo board ships for the fatherland after what the Phila colder ociphia Record described as a gala farewell party was held by friends relatives and proGermans J Officials of the 4th naval district met after their departure but TP vvnc nn tUl L uul tral and rain or snow southeast and warmer Monday night Tuesday snow Hurries and con siderably colder with strong northerly winds snow accumu lating 3 to 4 inches in north east by Tuesday forenoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Monday morning Maximum 28 Minimum 24 At 8 a m Monday 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 42 Minimum 32 GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Sunday morning there was no immediate statement no meae saement In a paire one story the newspaper reported as far as liquor food other man warship was as fitting the 2 VETS KILLED IN AUTO CRASH Walnut war veterans were killed Sunday and a 3rd person was taken to an Atlantic hospital suffering from shock when the car in which they were riding plunged oft highway 83 3 miles west of here and over turned Killed were John Burkhalter of Lewisand Lawrence Glynn 24 of Atlantic Burton Burkhalter brother of John was being treated at the hospital farewell party as any prewar bon i voyace party in the United i faPnen As far as I know rcstric voy Stat Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunday Brazil in primarily an agricul tural country although only 15 YEAR AGO per cent of the total area is under CllltivMinn I Maximum Minimum 43 20 20 38 15 tions limiting visitors only to friends or relatives who were re groups of Germans and Ameri cans raised their voices in Ger man beer hall songs And in cor ners girls held hands with the Record there were a lot of ir regularities Capt A H Graubart Los An jgcles commanding officer of the e German sailors and conversed in c officer of th warm whispers Amencan crew aboard the ship The Philadclnhin A I desclibed the Record story as swKw s man tual status of detained enemy ciotMnE personnel the Prinz crew members appeared as conquering i Lady Admiral C H Cobb naval base ase commandant was quoted by the Record I I intend to look into this mat i ler and find out exactly what did New York P Mrs Marian Spore Bush S3 called Lady Bountiful of the Bowery because oi her charities among New Yorks downandoutors died Sunday Truman and Anderson Asked to Intervene in Case Farm Strike Milwaukee Tru man and Secretary of Agriculture Anderson have been asked to in tervene in the strike affecting about 7000 workers at J I Case company plants at Racine Wis Rockford and Rock Island 111 and Burlington Iowa Lawrence Carlstroro interna tional representative the United Automobile Workers union had asked for intervention because of threatened food shortages and the crying need for farm equip ment Chief production of the Case Plants strikebound now for about months is farm implements   

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