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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY W01NCS I A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE KEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOLLH Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 9 191G NO REDS PROTEST VIOLATION BY U S Up Prices to Spur Clothing Output RETAILCE1LINGS NOT MADE YET IN OPA CHANGE Expect Shirts and House Dresses to Rise 1015 Cents Washington The govern ment acted to spur production of shirts shorts dresses and other scarce clothing items Saturday by authorizing higher prices for cot ton textiles OPA disclosed the new policy in announcing more substantial price levels than the cotton influstry had been promised These increases will be reflected in higher retail prices for the garments named and for such other items as pajamas and work clothing New retail ceilings have not been set yet but OPA said it ex pects the price of shirts and house dresses for example to advance from 10 to 15 cents Shorts may cost about 8 cents more A few weeks ago when OPA was outlining the current pro gram to textile mill representa tixes it figured the increase for shirts would be only about 5 or 6 cents The newly authorized retail price hike will be from 2 to 3 times that much mainly because OPA has decided it announced Friday night that higher prices for tex tiles should be based on the in creased price of raw cotton OPA said the action had oeen approved by economic stabilizer Chester Bowles as a means of en couraging increased production in view of liie present critical short age of clothing Initial reaction from industry CHURCHILL EISENHOWER ESCAPE INJURY Winston Churchill and General Eisenhcnyer calmly walk away after they narrowly escaped injury Friday afternoon when 2 frightened horses harnessed to a coach bucked and plunged causing cancella tion of a horsedrawn coach tour of Williamsburg Va Left to right are Kenneth Cherly president colonial Williamsburg Churchill and Eisenhower AP Wirephoto sources however left some doubt as to the effectiveness of the move In Boston President Russell T Fisher of the National Cotton Manufacturer association said it appeared that the increases given are too small to accomplish their purpose To make sure mills produce the kind of cotton fabrics required for clothing the civilian produc tion administration has ordered that a large number of looms be concentrated on such output The agency said thousands of these fabric machines have been turning out elaborate and less im portant types of cloth thus cur tailing production of essential gar ments Under the OPA order mills must restore looms to garment fabrics if they used for such material at any time during the last 4 years OPA said that despite the higher prices authorized for cotton cloth ing the public may save money in the long run The agency rea soned this way At present the supply of low and medium priced garments is very small Most shirts available for example sell at retail for and up OPA figures that if shirts now priced at S210 but scare and vir tually unobtainable can be put back on the market in ample quantity at about the aver age familys clothing bill will be trimmed Williamsourf Va IIP States army chief of bad to come ton Churchill and Gen Dwight Siseiihbwer narrowly escaped aboard tlief lirhsy horsey drawn coach face this sh quietlv of the COB ury Friday when 2 photographers vhite horses harnessed to an startled the horses a good ci ent open coach in which coacH As the horses right were seated bucked and screamed and state hundreds o and threatened to run shouted Negro coachmen around th The potentially grave accident orced cancellation of a scheduled lorsedrawn tour of this trappings struggled to quiet the frightened animals Amid a hectic scene of Colonial held a hurried changed their pla colonial capital of Old and commotion of the c and gave the sponsors of his hat a hit firmer on and ChurchillEisenhower trip here and took a deep puff on the street severe case of grade A black cigar worrie over to grasp his Churc Outside the rebuilt of the harness a hand and beautiful perhaps the calmest policemen after the home of His the crowd was Mrs walked ai colonial governor the 72 year one member of her from being wartime prime minister and Gracious to think blithely swung to say excited persons coach officials Wiliamsburg Inc carriage climbed Eisenhower and JOHN CARDINAL OLENNON DIES ST LOUIS RITES Cardinal Elevated to Purple 2 Weeks Ago Succumbs in Ireland Dublin John Cardinal Glcnnon died Saturday in his na tive Ireland His body will be flown to the United States nex Wednesday for burial in the St Louis cathedral The archbishop ot St Louis a 83 the oldest of the new prelates elevated to the cardinalate 2 weeks ago died at the home o Eire President Sean T OKelly at a m a m Centra Standard The body will be borne in slat Sunday evening to the chapel o All Hallows college Dublin wher the cardinal spent his studen days preparing for the ministry and will lie in state there Mon day Monday afternoon the bodj will be taken to Mullsngar In cardinals native diocese and lai in the cathedral there A solem requiem high mass will be sun Wednesday after which the bod will be taken to Rineanna airpor to be flown to the United State on a Constellation plane i The Pope expressed deep sor row when lie heard of the cardi nals dentil Vatican City dis patches said A requiem mass will be held at Cardinal Glennons titular church of St Clement in Rome one month from now in accordance with tradition were in complete but Msgr Cody said it is thought His Eminences body will be taken back to St Louis for burial in the cathedral which was built under the prelates di rection There is a special crypt in All Souls chapel which he had con structed for himself a statement by Msgr Cody said The tall whitehaired prince of the church who had been an archbishop for 42 years had stopped at Eire enrcute home from the consistories to visit NOW ITS BAGGAGEMAN FRITZ Ger manAmerican bund leader Fritz Kuhn carries a piece of luggage as he goes about his chores as baggageman at Asperg Germany where he is interned in the Schloss Aspergcastle The internees there are repatriated Ger man nationals mostly deportees from America AP Wire photo and thus protect Strikes At a Glance Investigate Bomb in Spanish Consulate Buenos Aires bomb ex ploded in the Spanish consulate early Saturday rousing many citi zens of the residential district in which the building is situated The bomb was dropped at the buildings main door and the blast was powerful enough to shatter the door and break windows in the consulate and neighboring building The street was littered with broken glass There were no casualties Police immediately began an investiga tion By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS About 775000 idle in continuing labor disputes Majordevelop ments factfinding board named to study threatening railroad strike to open hearings in Chicago Tuesday brotherhoods for nearly 300000 workers involved announce postpone ment of walkout which was scheduled for Monday mediator in 53day strike of 100000 Gen eral Electric company employes expresses hope settlement might be reached soon as spokesman for CIO United Electrical Workers union says 75000 strikers at Westinghouse who had demanded 25 cents hourly wage increase would end walkout if offered negotiating session seeking settlement of the 109 day old General Motors strike ended Saturday without any report of progress CIO United Auto Workers announce Nash Kelvinator company has granted 18 cent hourly wage boost to 8000 workers in plants in Milwaukee and Kenosha Wis of International Machinists union order end of 4 month strike of 7000 shipyards machinists in San Francisco bay area term it illegal and unsanctioned announce disciplinary action against local leaders workers to get 18 cents an hour pay boost 3 SHIPS BRING NORTH IOWANS New Torfc to ar rive here on the Ernie Pyle were the following North lowans T5 Wilbnr T Vitlbcasen Tfc Vlrsll Voibonh Rocfcirell TJ Rudolph S Nelson Searrille 14 James P Hampton Due to arrive at New York on the Westminster Victory was the following North lowan Xorman G Jenkins Forejt CHr The following North lowan was scheduled to arrive at New York on the Cape Cod S Stl Ralph p EbchcU New in 34 KILLED AT ENGLISH GAME Many Others Hurt as Grandstand Crumples Bolton Eng grandstand crash killed 34 persons by police accounting at a championship soc cer game attended by 70000 here Saturday Many others were in jured Two retaining walls gave way in the grandstand sending a wave of tightly packed spectators surg ing forward The first of the spec tators who fell were blanketed by new waves of the crowd tum bling through broken barriers Bodies were piled 4 deep in places and some were swept onto the playing field At least 2 the dead were women Private cars augmented the fleet of ambulances and police and fire vehicles used to carry the casual ties to the Bolton hospital Specta tors who had been parted from companions at the game crowded the street outside the hospital seeking information The crowd witnessing the game surpassed the previous 69912 rec ord for the Burden Park stadium naudible across the field and not until ambulances arrived to rush casualties from the area did a hush settle over the cheering crowd The accident suspended play for 26 minutes while casualties were removed The game was re sumed later when a referee cleared the field I The first crash of the stand was 2 TOTS SAVED BY INHALATOR WJ Mariner Children Overcome by Monoxide The Mason City fire depart ments inhalator saved the lives of 2 small children Saturday afternoon after they had been overcome with carbon monoxide fumes from a car in which they were sitting Lenna niae 7 and Wesley 5 children of iUr and Jtrs W J aiariner 1621 Quincy N W were sitting in their fathers car on which the radiator had been frozen He had covered the radi ator and left the motor running to thaw it out The children then had climbed into the car When the car door was opened one of the children toppled out and the fire department was called immediately responding with its life saving equipment The inhala tor which provides oxygen through a mask was used on each child for about 5 minutes according to the fire department and they were reported recovering afterward Report Additional Territory in Iran Annexed by Russians Tehran The northern portion of Gilan province from the soviet border to Shefariid a distance ot approximately 50 miles was reported by reliable diplomatic sources Saturday to have been an nexed by the government of Russianoccupied Azerbaijan province An official in the United States embassy said the report un doubtedly is true Foreign observers have expected such an action since Tehran newspapers last month reported that COO trespassers had occupied Karganrud antl tacked Shefarud on the Caspian coast The last reports received in members of his family and offi cials He had been a guest at the home oE President OKelly since he arrived Monday He was taken ill Tuesday antl his condition took a turn for the worse Friday when uremia set in The broadb rimmed low crpwned red hat which he re ceived during the consistories will be displayed again a little more than 2 weeks after it was con ferred by Pope Pius XII The red hat never is actually worn by a cardinal It is held over his head by the Pontiff on the day it is con ferred and is displayed again at his funeral Cardinal Glennons red hat will be on view while his body lies in stale and during the pontificial requiem mass in his honor The cardinals body lay in state aturday in the presidents man sion Tehran said a column threat ened Pahlcvi but halted some distance north of that Caspian port on the approximate lan guage boundary within Gilan province To the north residents speak a Turkish dialect also used n Azerbaikan while to the youth n ancient Persian dialect is okcn A selfproclaimed autonomous overnment was established in Vzerbaikan last December Meanwhile Iranian troops ommanded by Col Nasrollah sToghbeli waited at Weramine for ussian troops to withdraw from Garmsar in eastern Iran so they might pass through to garrison Semnan Shahrud and Meshed An merican officer said upon his eturn from that region that the Hussions had evacuated Semnan nit had made no move to quit ihahrud Salesman Moran Plans to Sell Green Cheese on Moon Hollywood Jim Moran who has sold an icebox to an eskimo found a needle in a haystack and painted a cow purple launched a project Saturday to sell green cheese on the moon Moran said he is organizing the first rocket flight to the satellite I will be he first to spend a last I on the moon he announced with a flourish of his cigar Moran said at first he had planned to ask Aviator MovieMogul Howard Hughes to buildhim a scientificallyequipped rocket plane Moran wants one complete with bar pressurized flying suits and for atmosphere a Hockette from New Yorks Radio City chorus line However a spokesman for Hughes said the planebuilder was too busy putting together his 750passenger flying boat to mon key with rocket ships Morans looney the spokes man observed Unperturbed Moran now is casting around for a daring en gineer Many already have drawn CARDINAL GLENNON plans for space cruisers he said People thought I was looney when I set out to sell an icebox to an eskimo in Alaska but I did didnt I And I planted a hay stack in Washington and found the needle in 82 hours and 35 minutes didnt I He did Moran also was suc cessful in his campaign to show a purple cow to Gelett Burgess who complained in a poem that he had never seen one Jim painted the bossie and led her through the Imperial hotel lobby in New York 400 Basketball Fans Stranded by Storm McPherson Kans ball fans made a night of it when more than 400 of them were stranded overniEbt by a snow storm which occurred during the high school regional tournament About 150 of the players and fans slept in the gymnasium on mats divans chairs and on thi floor Hotel lobbies and halls wer filled with sleepers Others spent the night in rest aurants drinking cofXec RUSSIA CLAIMS INFRINGEMENT OVER BULGARIA Charges U S Attempt to Sabotage Big 3 Agreement on Country Washington new tension beset troubled RussoAmerican relations Saturday with radio Moscow reporting that Russia has delivered a protest charging the United States violated the big 3 agreement on Bulgaria and Is working to sabotage it The state department has not yet acknowledged receipt of the sharp note from the kremlln but the soviet broadcast reported it already had been delivered and responsible officials here said privately that a reply already was being drafted The development capped an un easy week which already has seen the United States register protests with Moscow on the situation in Iran and Manchuria in line with the new sterner policy for inter national relations A state department spokesman said there probably would be no official comment on the soviet blnst until Secretary Byrnes re turns to Washington Byrnes re portedly was at his home in Spar lanburg S Car for the weekend Officials admitted privately however that restoration of Bul garia to a global list of trouble spots which may possibly extend to include Turkey had consider ably widened the gulf pi misun derstanding between this country and Russia The Bulgarian affair developed this way At the Moscow conference of foreign ministers it was agreed Russia should dive friendly ad virc to to broaden Its communist dominated government with addition of 2 nitmucrs from opposition parties Oppositionists declined cabinet pests subsequently offered how ever on grounds they would be mere figureheads with no real power Thereupon the Bulgarian gov Russian declared it had no further respon sibility for carrying out the Mos cow decision In a communication to Bulgaria made public Tuesday the United States sided with the Bulgarian oppositionists It said the U S never under stood that pressure was to be ap plied to opposition parties to nom inate two candidates for only pro forma inclusion in the govern other words with no real functions to perform Furthermore the communica tion snkt the U S held the view that the participation of the op positionists should be under con ditions agreeable to both the gov ernment and the opposition Snow Storm Hits Iowa Phone Lines DCS Moines weather followed the blizzard which Fri day swept across Iowa hitting a ow mercury point in the on againoffagain springlike weath er of the last few days Two men died ot heart attacks suffered while shoveling snow and telephone company official esti mated damage to communication lines at in the state The forecast was for rising tem peratures Saturday J H Wilson district manager for the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company who made the 550000 damage estimate said 35 small exchanges in Iowa were iso lated as 180 toll circuits went out of commission Ice and snow coating the lines caused them to break and repair crews were delayed in some cases by drifting snow An Iowa State college professor was one of the storm victims He was Allen H Kimball 58 head o the architectural engineering de partment who died at Ames A retired postoffice employe Andrew McMinimee diec at Denison Both men died from heart attacks All highways in the state were open Friday night the highway patrol reported Many roads hat been blocked earlier in the day in terrupting bus service and causing some persons to be snowbound for a while NEW FINLAND Finlands parliament chose Frc mtcr Julio K Paasikivl presi dent of Finland Saturday suc ceeding Baron Guslaf IManncr heim who resigned recently Faasikivi received 159 votes while Finlands first president K J Sfahlberg received 14 votes Eleven ballots were blank To X W C A Board Atlantic City N J L Mak of Waterloo Iowa was elected to the national board of the Young Womens Christian association at the 17th annual con vention that group Friday Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Considerable cloudi ness and warmer Saturday night with occasional light snow and lowest temperatures 2025 Sun day fair and warmer loiva Considerable cloudiness and warmer Saturday night with oc casional light snow in north por tion Sunday fair warmer in west portion Shippers forecast Northwest and southeast 20 northeast 15 southwest 25 Minnesota Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with occa sional light snow south portion late Saturday afternoon and early Saturday night Not so cold south portion Saturday night Warmer west portion Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 26 Minimum 3 At 8 a m Saturday 8 YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 12 EXPECT END OF MEAT SEIZURE Washington govern ment expscts soon to relinquish control of more than 200 meat plants seized in January as a re sult of labor disputes the depart ment of agriculture reported Sat urday Gayle Armstrong ascnt of the secretary of agriculture in oper ating the industry said that he would be ready to turn Tack the plants to the owners as soon as hings are running smoothly This will be In the near future ie added The government took over the plants after both CIO and AFL packing house workers called strikes for higher wages Since then wage increases and higher wholesale prices for meat have been authorized by the govern ment As a followup to OPAs an nouncement Friday night of the increased wholesale price ceilings the agriculture department di rected Ihe meat plants to make an inventory of all meats on hand A department statement said the inventory was necessary so that the government can recapture any windfall that the packers will gain from the meat now on hand in their coolers and refrigerators The wholesale price increase OPA said will average at least 45 cents per 100 pounds on beef and veal about 50 cents for lamb and 55 cents for pork New retail price ceilings are yet to be fixed OPA has said however the public will have to pay about l4 per cent more a pound for meat to compensate for the 16 cents hourly wage hike granted to the packing house workers   

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