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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT Five Cents a Copy MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS immM3iPirpANiL er we definitely knew the war was FRANK WHITE Associated Press Correspondent merchantship Markham sailed from San Cisco after we definitely the war was over her skip per said Thursday carrying around the 185 material that somebody obvious ly wanted shipped out of the there5 r tha haVS U Piled up At onei stage of its odyssey the UDUiffc 9 L111 J ordered one side ot Okinawa to the other and we understood that was ror the purpose of hoodwinking a congressional tiitnirr t e e inio uiinisinsr we had just arrived the skipper Capt C C Wright oF Alameda CaL asserted Vessel oncers club furniture by Chief Mate J L Mason of Red wood City Cal told this story in an interview ip was berthed at Pier and had i juuu tons ofcargo by Aug 15 when Emperor Hirohito madi his surrender offer After a delay of a week and many conferences we finally loaded 6700 tons of mis cellaneous cargo Same items were puzzling stuff there those to pull dis i vejeran who watched him that tank trailers had failed to perform in had been discarded nV t on the battlefronts The ship sailed for le Shima e or e ima west of Okinawa but never got there it finally wound up in UI ithj under navy control where we spent 42 days Officers there that the army and navy didnt want his cargo but somebody in the Marianas com mand would not issue orders to send it home He was ordered to dump all am munition aboard at sea which he a 540000 ao dosed down he Markham was ordered on to kaipan and after 8 days there to wiuu iULniiure for generals T for repairs We sailed Aug 26 aft i udja UltilU the ship reverted to army con MUST NAME NEW Worried Officials Say Blunt ii ii i t irurn Buckne Bay around to Naha capital citj The skipper tried to find a mo tor valve for his small boat bu the man in charge of a nav dump pointed to a spot of groun fi saidl We had to Set rid o that stuff so we took a bulldozer dug a hole and dumped it in the covered it up After Jan 1 the Markham wa sent to Luzon by midJanuary she was unloading in Manila bu ra0jf K longshoremar After eventually loading offic equipment expensive sedans fo generals anc furniture for th Tokyo officers club the ship sailed for Japan reaching Tokv bay March 2 Thursday the ship beganto un oad Snatch Guilt Is Admitted by 3 Persons members of a nitroglycerine Wednesday had confessed they kid naped Iowa Stale Highway Pa Uolman John Mahnfce at Denkon 2V945 whe sought to question them the ffalWMalley added admitted 150 or more safe wstoffice and other burglaries throughout the midivest eiancs These 3 were Robert Lee Rob frV3 St Louis his wife Margaret 21 and Felix Wal ter Kargol 29 of Chicago They were charged with kidnaping and robbery in Iowa and GovP jf ana D Blue had offered a state reward for the AGREE TO CALL OFF TELEPHONE early inursday morningwhich Edgar L Warren OJKJICU had averted a nationwide telephone strike IIP iiff conciliator announced dent of the Federation of Long LtaS J J Moranprcsi asais ant vice president A T T Participating r and GS Dring ended at a m Thursday in thp Hh S t conciliation By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS r d idle PS CHIEF IN RANKS Attorney General Rules on Knees Successor Des Moines e Iowa at e owa at torney generals office Thursday informed Fred L Wilkins public safety commissioner that the suc lalk Also to Spain Argentina Concerned Policy Taken 1 7 T i hn Kjiee must b choseu from the ranks of the pa nee died unexpectedly his home here Wednesday morning The attorney generals opinion was a verbal one which the office declined to make pub fh confirmed reports that such was the case chiefs position carries a a year salary Thats The leading patrol candi Claude and Capt Clarence B n Cedar patro1 who are j GWYNNEISOUT FOR REELECTION i as Exclusively Aimed at Russian Government Washington country newlystressed emphasis on blun talk m world affairs has som American diplomatic official worried lest the policy appear aimed exclusively at Hussia Acknowledging their concern privately Thursday these official raade a point Of noHnsr thatfhi sting of frank wards has been fel i wawetrically opposite that is in Spain and Argentina as well as in the soviet union The whole idea they say is based on the hope that a straight iromtheshoulder approach vnl succeed in forcing a quick yet friendly showdown where tradi tional hushhush diplomacy might only add to suspicion g These officals who must re main unnamed said critics of American foreign policy should remember that American notes protesting Hussias plans in Man churia and Iran were preceded by an indictment ofArgentina lion during the war and by threepower denunciation of Francos Spanish government for collaboration with the axis Des nioines P f third Rep John W Iowas representative in represenave in congress and it Gov Kenneth A among more than a dozen who filed nomination papers with the sec retary of state Thursday I Awaited Russian reaction to its noeprotesting the presence j army troops in Iran after 2 Weiffhed the effect of a like ly Peron victory in Argentinas postponing the Rio conference of American republics to write a hemisphere defense Expected to disclose within i hours the contents of its note io Moscow laying down the United btates position against a Chinese reported soviet plan to seize Jap anese industry in Manchuria as war booty and to nationalize dustry territorys basic In 4 Pondered the next move In ousting Francos regime in the face of ablunt Spanish decara foreign powers have no Pending these developments the state department kindled the iires of speculation by announcing that this countrys 45000ton battle ship Missouri will sail rrom New York March 21 to carry home the body of the late Turkish ambassa dor Mehmet Munir Ertegun dean the Washington diplomatic ps who died at his post in 1944 similar honor customarily Sff dPlomat of his rank and while the state department went h length to insist there were no political impli cations involved the announce ment provoked widespread It calls for the destroyeres prtedbaUleshipon xvhich Japtn igned its surrenderto sail mto ie approaches of ually landlocked IWSJOr Mauled Bill for Housing Passes House Washington Stripped of aey said the gane Robertson apparently the l and do tie most of the talking fessed jttfe In the when 5 men seized a liceman Edwin Etzel the Captain OMalley who led the raid on a basement flat In Chioa business district when he soufht hs ibandoning ater Mahnke who lattr as they drove about t as chained to the tove m a cold country school louse near Hartley He broko oose after several hours C Weather Report FORECAST lason city Decidedly colder late Thursday night with low Thurs end costly n asked by Detroit cily council nnn as negotiations to Avert Telephone Walkout Va Hour Before Deadline rpp provisions for construction sub sidies and price ceilings on exist ing housing the administrations NAMING BOARD WILL POSTPONE STRIKE ACTION Railroad Unions Have Announced Progressive Tieup Beginning Monday Washington House Secretary Charles G Ross said President Truman would very shortly name an emergency actfinding panel to look into the railroad dispute which has resulted m a strike call scheduled to be come effective Monday The Brotherhoods of Railway Engineers have called for a progressive walkout to start them However appointment of the faclfindiiiEr board would serve to postpone the strikefor 30 to BO days tinder he national rail way mediation act Ross told a news conference the board might possibly be named Thursday Alvanley Johnston head of the engineers said that the brother hoods would consider any ac tion taken by the government because we have always bowed in respect to the power ot the government And today pending official notification of the panels appointment Johnson said only I am a law abiding citizen and personally would not favor em barrassing the president A conference between officials of the 2 brotherhoods would be held to consider further action in event presidential intervention was in prospect Under the Railway Labor act presidential appointment of an emergency board to investigate a dispute is presumed to forestall any work stoppage from 30 o 60 days until the panel has had an opportunity to review the issues and submit recommendations The weekly newspaper Labor which is published at Washington By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Establish Gri House action followed a week of debate during which administra tion forces were repeatedly defeat 1 ministration recommendafiorfs Nineteen republicans and 5 dem ocrats voted against the bill thThe npuse earlier had refused C0mmittee y Absent from the measure as it headed GUI eiiuy naci c established before exchanges in some cities In Washington Phila drtphia Baltimore and three other Maryland towns the strike was re IOWQ Situation DCS nioines a d the national telephone strike gone through approximately 3100 workers in Iowa would have been affected LonE distance would have been curtailed sharply cities having manually operated systems would have been affected but those cities havmsr dial systems would not onn eily winds Thursday night di minishing Friday owa Decidedly colder weather in en re state Thursday OccasTon al light snow Thursday night be cormng fair Wte Thursday nieht and Friday Strong northerly Vote on Union Minneapolis Minn nd clerical employes of the Cud ny Packing company Sioux Citv will vote in a national labor elations board election at Sioux ityFnday whether they wish to e represented by the United Of Professional Workers of inncsota Cold wave Thursday night with low temperature 5 below north to 10 above exfreme cloudy Thursday night with light snow extreme south portion Friday fair and continued cold IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather stalk tics for 24 hour period endfrS it S oclock Thursday morning g Maxirmim orted on but most service in Philadelphia was reported normal Warrens announcement was tallowed by one in New York by Prank P Lawrence vice president f the A T T who said the greement effective as of Feb 1 1946 and to continue until March 6 1947 provided for approxi mately SS800000 in wage in creases for 13300 long lines work ers Joseph A Beirne NFTW presi dent in a telegram to member unions said affiliates which had Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Thursday Heavy frost YEAR AGO Maxirmim Minimum 40 25 31 16 5 JAV wiuLii nac wage disputes with the A T T were in general in agreement with the settlement Asked whether the member unions had agreed fo accept the new rates which Warren labeled a national pattern Beirne said sufficient number of unions have accepted the pattern to war rant the executive board to make a decision and issue its order in respect to the strike The agreement with the Ions lines provides for a wage increase averaging 176 cents an hour War ren said The NFTW had called he strike in support of demands for pay boosts of 18 cents an hour by 17 of the federations 51 affiliated unions Warren said sim ilar wage hikes would apply to some 15000 employes at the West cm Electric company in Kearny i N J who have been on strike i since last Jan 3 The settlement came after 2 fcii mt h days and night of negotiations Ineboys and followed Beirnes final in structions Wednesday to the 51 lo cals ordering picket lines estab lished at 6 a m Thursday after the settlement proposal he began his long poil A walkout of the telephone workers had threatened to disrupt service throughout the country with long distance and nondial service hit first Union officials had said eventually all service would be affected by equipment failures due to lack of mainten ance This would have silenced radio networks and halted trans mission of news over A T T wires The settlement of the strike came too late to prevent some dis ruption of long distance service Pickets ringed telephone ex change buildings in a half a dozen or more cities whan the projected walkout was cancelled just before the scheduled 6 a m deadline Word of the settlement did not reach Texas in time to prevent curtailment of long distance calls At a m a skeleton force in Dallas handled only emergency About an hour laler however Ray Hackney plant division chair man of the Southwestern Tele phone Workers union said he had received the notification and that he would try to have the 11000 Texas telephone employes back on the job by noon A similar situation prevailed in Oklahoma City and pickets were not withdrawn until more than an hour after the strike cancellation Normal service rapidly was re sumed g n senate was any mention of sub sidies tospur home construction l ne administration had battled vainly for a 5600000000 subsidy provsion which President Truman had dcscnbed as the very heart pi his program to build 2700 000 next the The bill includes a provision for price ceilings on new construction That the subsidy fight would be m the senate was indU cated when Sen Kilgore D W Va assailed the house action as a senous blow to the nations economy m a statement shortsighled democrats of hav iff seen fit to vole down a pro posal intended to help our horae if5vcjcrans and heir famijies obtain decent housing Housing Expediter Wilson Wy att said the muchamended bill was in such shape it woulrt f achieve the goal of 2700000 n e w homes KeP Keefe declared been E and down the other ms whats in it f1 the one who delayed final action on the measure Wed nesday night by insisting on reading of the engrossed text 15 raiiway brother Including he engineers but not the trainmen said the chances were 100toI there would bl no strike Some 18 brotherhoods have agreed to submit their wage demands to binding arbitration out the trainmen and engineers dissented and called the strike PLflNDOUBLE IOWA HANGING 72 year old T old father and his 45 son will bc hanged simunco ly March 29 Warden Percy Lain son said Thursday in what he described as the first execution in history of a father and son for a joint crime of caunv of Dickinson county will send Phillip JJ Heincy the father and William H his son to heir deaths for murder Dec 1C Raebc RMich who su adminisrat on as bec championing 2 Key provisions which the house struck from the billceiling prices ujjerawr losing plans for the execu tion in an interview here Lain kMlir ils to quit kjlhng people and stop building Reveal Spy Attempt to Steal Data The investigating unAmeri can activities said Thursday for eign agents are trying to steal Americas atom bomb secrets r i John S WooJ D ua told newsmen the committee had authorized him to announce that an investigation has dis closed the theft attcmpl He added that the committee is cooperating with other gov ernment aen er gov ernment agencies particularly e war department Wood phrased his remarks cau ou iviiwrKs cau tio isly in discussing the inquiry wjlh reporters He declined to name the nations involved Asked whether the investiga tion showed any connection be EASY CATCH Charles Mikesli Jr Charles Kr vachefc and their pet dog Ma or recently caught a fox in the hickory grove on the Mikesli farm The boys were playing when Ma o shelter in a tree The boys f he fox unti il terials Before it completed the whiltline at OPAvotlnf 103 to 7 to strip OPA of final say over prices of building id that th t ity Wyatt could force price adjust that n aera tha sldies Production without sub Wasps will go out of their way Plied0 I dont know lrm not sure ther asents wcre at work has rnment as accused Russia of attempting to ban information includ ing data about the atomic bomb Moscow has srid the data ob tamert from Canadian citizens were ui the first to establish serves Same pre   

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