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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS PAPER FOR THE HOME HISTORY AN9 ARCHIVES BE 3 WOINES U Associated Press and United Press Full Leased wire THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS TUESDAY MARCH 19 194G JJ AiJ Ji7ll III LIJ irVI 1 Jflfi Bfc Paper Two SecUomSectioa tfO 138 MacKenzie King Frowns on BELIEVES STALIN Back to Capistrano NOT KNOW OFESPIONAGE Prime Minister Gravely Concerned Over Russian Spy Activity in Canada OifaKa Prime Minister W L MacKenzie King told parlia ment Tuesday night that his gov ernment was gravely concerned over Russian espionage activities which he said had extended through the dominion into the TJ S and Britain but he frowned on the idea of an open break between Canada and Russia Voicing his belief that General issimo Stalin was ignorant of the espionage activities Kinjj empha sized Canadas desire for onlj the best of relations with the U S S R A tense house heard the 30 mmute address in which the prime minis t e r re viewed the course of his goverrun e n t s investigation in to a n alleged Russian spy plot the first inkling of which was given by King himself last Feb 15 in public state ment that caused a sensa tion m Britain and the United States as well as Canada He told parliament that docu ments seized in the espionage in and accepted by the govern ment as being of undoubted au au among other Canada was being a base to secure informatioS on matters of very great and grave SSffV0 S Kcited states and also to Great Britain ihfhpriT MM further mat these documents showed that information was being sought through agents here with respect to many matters that were of the Intercepts Spy rime MacKenzie King has dis closed that he himself raced across the Atlantic last fall to intercept a British scientist who lie thouffht was about o divulge the highest priority atomc en ergy secrets to Russia King did not name the man and did not state whether he was appre hended rlT 3J concern to Canada the United States and the United Kingdom He did not elaborate ex cept to repeat previous official an nouncements that troop move ments and scientific data were hat rft con ducted through the soviet embassy in Ottawa went back as far as 1943 and i944 and had created as se rious a situation as has existed in Canada at any time having po tentially farreaching repercus sions He drew a distinction however between the soviet agents who he said had conducted the espionage and Generalissimo Stalin and the Russian people I know he said or have learned of air Stalin from those who have been closely associated with him in the war that ivhich causes me to believe that he wonld not conntcnance action of this kind on the part of his country and 1 believe that when these facts are known to him and to others in po sitions of full responsibility we shall find that a change will come that will make a vast difference indeed King said he hoped no one in a responsible position would call for severance of diplomatic relations with Russia We in Canada he said want only the best of relations with the U S S R as we do with every other country and we must not be too ready to judge until we know all the circumstances con nected with the particular situa tion 3 Mason City GIS Land on West Coast TSfrt Donald J Marsh all and T4 William J Hughes art1 sched uled to strive in Seattle aboard the General Collins Tuesday and Sgt Earl Baldwin was due to have arrived there on the Carl Schurz Monday according to an AP wire received here are Mason Cityans All 3 inization Ames statewide organ ization of flying farmers has been formed with Howard Hill of Mmburn as temporary president After the organizational meet ing here Monday attended by more than 600 farm flying enthu siasts Hill announced that an other meeting would be held in June to perfect a permanent or ganization Because of the weather many farmers who had planned to fly here for the meeting came in cars The group adopted a resolu tion calling for a systematic air weather broadcast for farm pilots The group recommended also that a director be named for each congressional district to adminis ter flying farmer interests and urged legislation to promote farm usage of planes In addition to Hill the follow ing temporary officers w e r e chosen Alex Young North Liberty vice president Mason Ross Lake City treasurer and Lyle Abbott Ames secretary Utilization of light planes in farm work was emphasized throughout the meeting and For rest Watson Thomas Okla pres ident of the Oklahoma flying farmers organization said farm ers in his state used planes to lo cate lost and strayettlivestock fly to distant points when purchasing cattle locate and check on water supplies get aid in case of illness and make trips when farm roads were impassable More than 100 planes took part in an air show which included free instructional rides for visit ing farmers in new model planes Alfred Bennett Middletown Ohio aircraft representative new an ewe into the airport in his 2 place plane Publicity Makes MotKer Vanderbilt Too 111 to Seek Work for Living Santa Barbara Ca Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt was made so ill by publicity when her daughter cut off her allowance and told her to go to work that he has been unable to get a job ler twin sister said Tuesday Lady Thelma Furness said Mrs Vanderbilt was improving and soon may decide among numerous ob offers she said Mrs Vander bilt was more hurt by Gloria Van derbilt Stokowskis charge that she was neglected by her mother than by loss of the yearly nllowance scending on S vi swsllows begun iT San each VS since the mission was founded 9 and Stayed until Then they fly off to winter in the Holy Land out to sea again to return with e main flock rival to chronicle it as they have n the most severe storms th British Physicist to Face Trial for Revealing Secrets om held for trial Tuesday on charges of violating the offidal secrets act by giving atomic information to an undisclosed person May was refused hail by Magistrate Harold McKenna of Bow SSi thE defcnflants release awlMt publh vides a Report B29 Missing From Hickam Field Fairfield 4th air force reported early Tuesday a B29 from Hicfcam field Honolulu was missing and presumably had run out of gas in this area There was no report of the num ber of persons on board immedi ately available The United States now has 394 petroleum refineries to violation of the secrets act which pro penalty of 7 years in prison for persons convicted of giving information prejudicial to the safety and interests of the state Gerald Gardner attorney for May demanded to know who might have been an enemy al the time late last year that May was accused of delivering the in formation Prosecutor Anthony Hawke won a ruling from the magistrate that the state involved might be any potential enemy The report of a British intelli gence officer was submitted but not read Hawke said it con tained the accusation that May gave a document on nuclear physics research and some sam ples of materials to an unidenti fied person Hawke said specifi cally that oneparagrnph was not to aloud because the Information it contained The scientist worked in Canada on atomic experiments from Jan uary 1943 until September 1945 when he returned to England The only time any nation was mentioned during the proceedings was when Gardner ased a wit ness In February of last year Russia was a gallant any was it not The witness Sir Wallace Ak ers director of research for Im perial Chemical Industries and a director of nuclear physics re search for Great Britain during the war did not answer McKen na ordered the question stricken after Hawke objected that he had not mentioned Russia or Amer ica or any country in his pre sentation AiAN MAY Rescue2 Men When Bridge Collapses Eock Island HI Milan men narrowly escaped with their ives Monday night when the 200 foot north span of the 40yearold state highway bridge across Rock river at Milan collapsed throwing them and their automobile into the waters of the river swollen flood stage to The men John Milner and Foby Madison 48 were rescued by lock Island firemen after they had climbed to the top of the car and clung to a steel girder Electric power and telephone service in a large area was dis rupted temporarily by the collapse The wires which ran across the bridge were torn out A new bridge to replace the damaged structure has been under construction for some time but will not be finished for about a year Meantime motorists are us ing another bridge south of Moline to cross the stream While awaiting an official state investigation of the collapse local observers advanced the belief that the abutment underneath the bridge had became weakened In the icejammed flood waters dur ing January and with the new flood wafers swirling around the pier he base was washed out weakening the span and causing it to collapse O F Goeke chief of district of fice of Illinois highway department at Dixon said the span was suf ficiently strong to handle all traf fic it has carried and explained the failure could have occurred in either the upper or lower part of the supporting unit He said an official inquiry would be made to determine the actual cause of the accident SOAKS UP NORTH IOWA irhr nf of Minnesota and shining light of the GOP tor president in 1948 will win friends and influence voters wherever he makes a personal ai pearance according to Thor J Jensen left GlobeGazette staff representative and Chuck Hilton KGLO news edi MiAnpc f ale abve interviewing the personable Minnesotan as he stepped out of a MidContinent airliner at the Mason City municipal airport during a stopover here on his way from Kansas City to Minneapolis Tuesday Lock J By THOR J JENSEN GlobeGazette Staff Member waroltt E Stassen former Minnesota governor has at least SUD porters uvMasoncity commuted to hinVmorffirmly than eve if he in 194BHe refused to be committed on the possibility however when he was interviewed here Tuesday rjoon during a brief stopover by his Kansas CityMinneapolisT plane 111 answer that as 1 have in the past he od Chuck ifilton KGLO news editor and myself 7 have no plans to be announced now beyond 1346 I am working to build up harmony within the counlry I am supportingprogressives within the republican party and I am urging younir servicemen to seek polifical office He didnt even smile as he gave his reactions to a speech Monday evening by Sen Henrik of Minnesota in which the sena tor criticized Stassen for failing to oppose him in the June pri maries on the issue of interna tionalism The issues the senator mentions already have been joined by Gov ernor Thye who has been an able and forthright supporter of UNO since its beginning said Stassen Shipstead said in his speech that if Stassen had the courage his superstate conscience he would have met me in a legal election Shipstead is one of 2 senators who voted against ratification of the UNO charter Stassen told us that he was per fectly willing to let the people of Minnesota make the decision and was confident of the outcome He announced last week that he would support Gov Edward J Thye his former lieutenant gover nor and successor for the post now held by Shipstead Shipsteads charge that Slas sens decisions are dictated by influential eastern sources had not previously been revealed to the personable Minncsotan who stepped off the plane in a blue double breasted suitcoat into North Iowas springlike sunshine He read a United Press report I handed him and thought barely a moment after handing it back before he answered I have never been dominated by any individual or group since I first began inpolitics I am perfectly willing to let my record stand as proof of that Questioned by Hilton concern ing his proposed trip abroad Stas sen said that he intended to visit Europe particularly to study the German occupation problem We should be constructive in our pol icies he suggested He may visit Russia afterward he said I have supported the loan to 3ritain from the first he replied n answer to another question by Hilton When I asked him to am plify the statement particularly with regard to its implications for rnrdwestern fanners he added briefly We need world markets and cant develop them without British cooperation in the international trade program He smiled as he stepped out of he plane at the beginning of the nterview and shook hands with us But he did not smile again iuring his serious discussion of the problems which our questions put before him When we signified that we were atisfied by folding our pads the ihotographer asked him to move jack apace for an individual pho ograph He grinned at the pho ographer adjusted his dark i roll brim hat and raised a hand in salute as he smiled again Then he turned and climbed back up the steps into the big MidContinent airliner which was waiting to take him to Minneapb He was nattily dressed and wore a bright foulard tie but his only ornament was a G I discharge cattle marketed in Sioux City button which glinted In his lapel about 14000 were shipped on the and reminded us that not so long hoof to outstate processors ago he was a U S navy captain I uj a U jjdvy uupiuin n Bunion 01 tms outstate With his tremendously winning shipping represents cattle which personality hell be a hard man ordinarily would have been pro to beat in 1948 if he actually is cessed in Sioux City plants had campaigning now for the next the price been right Kaderabek presidential election He is bound said to win friends and influence vot F L Whittington of the state ers with every personal appear OPA office said his office was ance Hilton and I agreed on our doing the best it could to halt il wav Vl3rlr frnm i riTrtf way back from the airport he keeps his feet clean he can have our votes years hence i i ely PROTEST RUSS FORCE IN IRAN AFTER MARCH 2 See Truman Direct Appeal to Stalin for Big 3 Unity Washington Iranian Draft Law Extension Proposed Washington of the draft for an indefinite period with service of inductees limited to 18 months was recom mended Tuesday to the house military committee by selective service the recommendation was made in a letter to Chairman aiay D Ky from niaj Gen Lewis l Hershey selective service direc tor hearing Thursday on legislation to extend the dvaft law Armv officials will be the first witnesses at the hearings which will not be came as some dip open to the public lomatie quarters expressed beliel open to the public Selective service officials said Hershey recommended Ihat the extension should be for an in r definite period subject to cancel blff irce unity lation by the president or by con tjross at tiny timo 4ncmi LULII ins Hershey also was reported to countrys complaint to the United have recommended leaving un Aliens changed the present nge group 7 I 4111 der limiting actual inductions to visit those under 27 Some committee members in cluding May have proposed a flat 6monfhs extension with the age limits between 21 and 30 both inclusive ige group iiit oumeuicyvjcnerai subject Jo selective to TiTgve Lie Monday shortly after 45 an executive orkes arrival here for a threeday UNO officials revealed Tuesday that Lie will make an announce ment later Tuesday on the Iran ian making public the text the Iranian com plaint The state department denied that a white house communica tion to Moscow was being consid ered now but it could not be ex pected to confirm such an appeal before it was sent or even before the decision to do so was made Such a toplevel appeal would not be without precedent On sev eral occasions in the past Mr Truman and his predecessor the late Franklin D Roosevelt have Eone over the head of the soviet foreign office when Russian American relations bogged down It would be a logical lastminute move before the United Nations Security Council meets in New Iowa Packers Claim Illegal Sale of Cattle Des Mollies W Managers of several packing plants in Iowa have reported reductions of 25 to 50 per cent in their beef killings because they said they could not obtain enough cattle under the OPA price ceilings Xhe managers said else apparently Is buyingavail able cattle at prices higher than legitimate operators Pay are able to O Hoffman manager of the Armour packing plant in Sioux City said Monday beef killing there has been cut to half its for mer volume Manager John E Glen of Sivift and company Sioux City and Ed ward F Kaderabek manager of the Iowa Packing company plant in Des Moines reported reduced killings The Des Moines plant has cut down 25 to 30 per cent in the last 3 weeks Kaderabek said Kaderabek quoted livestock re ports showing that during 1 week ending March 9 of about 25000 A large portion of this outstate legal sales Ask Radio Station Washington Tele graphHerald of Dubuque has asked the federal communications commission for authority to oper standard 250 watts power kilocycles Milwaukee Heiress Sent Back to Parents After Wild Spree Expect No Prosecution Against Man Companion of Suzanne Froedtert 16 year old Suzanne Froedtert was released from police custody here Tuesday alter questioning about her run away escapade which led to a nationwide search The Milwaukee heiress was free at noon Tuesday at orders of Prosecutor Gerald K OBrien who also said that Ollie J Wil liams 21 Suzannes bus trip com panion would be released later in the day Suzanne accompanied by a po lice matron and a representative of the family Joseph W Hicks of Chicago returned from police headquarters to the home in Highland Park where she had been living to retrieve her be longings The young heiress daughter of Kurtis Froedtert wealthy Mil waukee malt and grain company executive was then taken to an airport and placed on a chartered plane The groups destination was not announced but it was as sumed to be either Milwaukee or Miami Beach Fla where her parents have been vacationing Prosecutor OBrien said this finished the incident as far as the law was concerned AP Wire Photo SUZANNE FROEDTERT ing red army troops in Iran after March 2 The protest came as some dip ie Iranian crisis may lead Prcsl it Truman to send Gcneralis 10 Josef Stalin a direct appeal Iranian First Secretary Gholam Abbas Aram revealed that his Council was with UNO A direct communication to Sta lin could take many forms 1 It could be a direct appeal io Stalin in the interests ofUNO to remove red army troops from Iran according to treaty obliga tions before the security council meets 2 It could be a request to Stalin to send one of his top men Commissar V M Molo tov or Vice Commissar Andrei I the council meet ing Soviet Ambassador Andrei A Gromyko appears scheduled to represent Russia now 3 It could be a proposal for another big 3 of heads of slates or their foreign tackle controversies which have plunged big 3 rela tions to lowest levels since before Russia entered the war Such an appeal would be time ly Nearly 2 weeks have passed with only silence from Moscow on American protests about soviet policies in Iran and Manchuria It was 2 weeks ago Saturday that all Russian troops were supposed to leave Iran In addition to persistent reports that present difficulties with Rus sia may move up to the Truman Stalin level there also were signs of other developments in the next few days The Iranian embassy announced Monday night that it was about to issue a statement on its posi tion but called it off a short while later Ambassador Hussein Ala has been expecting instructions from his government to file the Iranian case before the security council American officials are avaiting similar word from Iran They then will decide whether and how the United States may raise the issue before the council if Iran doesnt Officials of the stale depart ments middle east eastern Eur ope and far eastern divisions met until well after closing hours Monday night with Secretary of State James F Byrnes closest advisers No details of the meet ing were available Weather Report FORECAST Mason Tuesday night and Wednesday continued mild with lowest Tuesday night about 30 Iowa Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday warmer east portion Wednesday Minnesota Generally fair but lit tle change in temperature Tues day night and Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 49 Minimum 39 At 8 a m Tuesday 36 YEAR AGO Maximum gt Minimum   

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