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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS in Assodatti Frera nod tTnlttd JPrea PuU Leued rive Cents a Copyl One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary by W EARL HALL Managing Editor iBROADCAST SCHEDULE iO MUQD City Sunday p m Ames Wednesday p m II Iowa City Wednesday p m ID QQlncj III Saturday 9 p mt Be a Sucker Message for Ail iST fall I presented a com mentary in which I urged fiers to keep their hands on f packetbooks and not to use fountain pens until theyve the part in fine print It was ce prompted by growing evl that the gyp industry in is heading for a new high service men with a m supply of ready cash I ted out are going to be a ary target for crooks of all But no potential sucker ce man or not is goins to be coked iferent from most of my com aries this one seemed to i a responsive chord I re fta very heavy mail and a few days ago I received a at from a nationally circu magazine to reprint it This iven me the idea that a repe i of the talk might be in IORDING to William T Fos r reporting lor the Public rs Committee soldiers sail ad their families have more 30 billion dollars in war plus enormous savings in plus the privilege under rl bill of rights of having e loans guaranteed by the nment ver before says this report swindlers seen so much almost within their grasp in however let me remind tat these rackets for separat e unwary from his cash will sense be confined to service nd service mens families She past the id been swindled out re than 100 million dollars on the average With pas that more have more money jjtngllng crooks pery gppfl reason for antlci liieger andbetter business re all set for the kill The n Im asking its iject of this her YOU are prepared to yourself eteering already in mo itl shall say 111 be think 3f swindles 17 deception kery andinise promises thiriki jf burglars or se we shall have i to but thatv another Lets confine ourselves to 1 swindles ofe of hope in the whole 1 is that If you lose your It will be because youve away It isnt goine to be jm yon except with your As an individual its yours hether or not you shall led h time to hold up your 1 resolve I wont be a ay that being forewarned ing forearmed So lets 3k at some of the sucker at already have shown a across the horizon r present themselves to somewhat modified form ipted by your resolution a sucker youll he able ze them f ago a discharged sol waitlne for a train fell srsation with a smooth ed stranster who posed ert Industrial engineer just how to start the business for himself 100 in advance for ex hat was the last the f of the engineer or leres the partnership ligned to separate the i from his money or his ment loan Lets con xample er of a business about n the rocks advertises ier who will show his by putting up some res a temporary show isiness activity Soon he new partner dis he has bought littie i share of the debts in irprise Scores of vet le Minneapolis area mulcted by this very the list is the racket territorial rights for rodnct The prospects emporarilj dulled by plausible and flat talk bolstered by all xcept the important particular racket gitlmate business n thus hypnotized act agreeing to buy d period what turns more of the patented he can sell So he JbslsnSial down pay as an ordinary prac iusiness he was re 7ED ON FAGE Z MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 1 1916 Thll Paper Comteli at Two Ono NO 149 SOFT COAL MINERS WALK OUT Gives Ala Unqualified Support 2 LARGE CITIES CRIPPLED WITH RED PAYMENT OF DDES GIVES HOPE OF UNITY Other Developments Predict Return of Gromyko on Wednesday New York Ahmed Qavam of Iran Monday gave un qualided support to Hussein Ala his ambassador here in a telegram direct to the united nations secur ity council In support of Ala who presented the Iranian situation to the council after Russias dramatic walkout the premier messaged Hussein Ala has been and con tinues to be fully accredited and qualified to represent Iran in the matter concerning Iran now be fore the security council and in any other matters concerning Iran which may come before the secur ity council requiring Iranian rep resentation This accreditation will remain valid until further notice The premiers statement sent to Trygve Lie secretarygeneral ap parently was in reply to earlier Russian claims that Ala was not familiar with late developments in the situation The text of the cable was an nounced by the united nations de partment of information This development came amid speculation over Russias payment in full of her dues to the trNO and subsequent hopeF that the council soon would be running on a full team basis It has man short since Wednesday when Kussian dele gate Andrei Gromyko walked out in protest against the councils re fusal to defer the Iranian question until AprU 10 Members of the other 10 dele gations could count 3 develop ments in favor of their hope that Russia might end what one offi cial called a temporary absence and resume its place on the coun cil when that body reconvenes Wednesday These were 1 The news from Moscow re leased here by SecretaryGeneral Trygve Lie revealed Russia had paid in full her assess ment for the united nations work ing capital She was the first big power to do so 2 Boris Stein alternate Kussian delegate has been working stead most congenially other members said on the council committee which is drafting rules for the conduct of business 3 Similarly the Russians have taken part in meetings of the military staff committee which is working on preliminary plans for an international force to keep the peace Greek Vote May Bring King Return Athens of the con servative populist party claimed a victory Monday in Greeces Sun day elections and declared the size of the vote was an overwhelming defeat for communists and other leftwing parties who had waged a campaign for the voters 1o stay away from the polls The election possibly paved the way for the eventual return to the throne of King George n Constantin Tsaldaris chief of the royalist division of the populists said as a result of the majority with which the populists carried the election it the party will un dertake to regulate the political situation with full respect to the expressed popular will and will be guided by national interests Regent Archbishop Damasfcinos agreed with a suggestion of Pre mier Sophoulis who tendered his resignation to consult the execu tive committee of the populist par ty on formation of a new govern ment Tsaldaris said the party would not insist upon having its own man as premier however and indicated a broadened coalition government might bo organized The press ministry announced that out of 272855 votes cast in 499 precincts in different parts of Greece the populists received 155487 votes the national a coalition of national unionists social democrats and Venizelist votes and the middleoftheroad liberals 4D790 votes Unofficial tabulations indicated however that the populists would gain a clear cut majority of the 354 parliamentary seats nounced Monday by Lt Gen Al bert C Wedemeyer upon instruc tions from the joint chiefs of staff U S army personnel in China to carry on with the military advis ory grroup headed by General George C Marshall and to serve on the cease fire truce teams and aid with repatriation and similar residual duties Those figures were announced by Wedemeyer He said only G000 U Stroops arc in China now LOOK OUT FOR THAT c that this picture was taken the year of the bigflood in Mason City The object in the foreground obviously is a sailboat and the building elosist to the camera is other than the GlobeGazette The truth of the irmtW however we wouldnt kid you even on April Fools Elwm Miisser GlobeGazette photographer and xvirephoto specialist took shameful liberties with 3 pictures and a trusty pair of shears Police Question Mother of Abandoned Doorstep Baby Woman 22 Spent Night DOROTHY MAKIOTX Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Generally fair and quite warm Monday night and Tuesday I o w a Fair and unseasonably warm Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy and cooler Minnesota Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Warmer northeast portion Monday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum 59 Minimum 43 At 8 a m Monday 62 YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 43 GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 63 35 39 61 36 Government surplus safety box matches are now available to re tailers through RFC regional of fices in Mason City Jail Enroute to Des Moines Des Moines Dorothy Louise Mariott 22 who left her 8dayold daughter on a Des Moines doorstep March 25 said Monday she still wanted the child to be adopted by someone who could give it a good home But she wants tokeep her other 3 smali children Charles 6 June 4 and Lauretta 11 months al though at least one Des Moines couple has offered to care for one of them I am already attached to them Mrs Mariott said at police head quarters here where she was tak en after her arrest Saturday in Minnesota I feel I can take care them all right it I can just get on my feet again and get a job State Agent Max Studer who resides in Mason City arrested Mrs Mariott Saturday at the home of her parents on a farm near Gordonsville where she had been staying She was placed in the Mason City jail Saturday night and was taken to Des Moines Sunday by Mr and Mrs Studer The young mother still weak from the hardships of the last 2 weeks told of events which brought about her decision to abandon her youngest child Judy Kay I didnt know anything else to do I knew I couldnt lake care of her and I thought some one else would give her a eood home she said When I got out of the hospital on March 25 she continued I xvalked around Iowa City and got a ticket on the bus to Des Moines When I got here I went to a sand wich stand and walked 4 or 5 blocks until I saw the house with a lighted window and someone in it Mrs Marriott said she put the baby on a step and waited on the other side of the street to see if anyone came out of the house A man came along the street she said and afraid of being noticed she went to the bus station I sat up all night on the 10 hours to Northwood she said I couldnt sleep It was crowded and I was worried about the babys being found right away When she got to Northwood she said she obtained a hotel room and exhausted slept a few hours She then proceeded to her parents home by another bus No charges had against Mrs Marinlt been lilec U S ARMY IN Reyeal Nazi Groups Still Plotting in Germany CHINA THEATER IS DEACTIVATED Set May 1 as Date of Movement 3000 to 4000 to Be Left Shanghai the United States army in China theater May 1 was nf the an in Washington This will leave 3000 to 4000 though there were 65000 at wartime peak the The 30000 marines under his command will revert to navy con trol Wedemeyer said He did not indicate whether they might leave North China However the marines are be ing demobilized rapidly Maj Gen Keller E Hockey commander of the marines told reporters in Feb ruary that his troops were serv ing primarily as a stabilizing force because they had virtually completed their original taskse curing ports and facilities to assist Chinese troop movements and helping disarm Japanese troops ge agents were working day mtohc nln VeSigeS of razi which came into the open with Jhe weekend sweep on followers of captured Arthur Axmaiui 32 former head of the Hitler youth movement The operation against the Ax mann group is still going on it was said although only remnants of the group remain Virtually all the funds which Hitler in the last days of Berlin handed over to Axmann to keep alive the nazi philosophy were seized when Willi Heidemann Ax manns key henchman was cap tured About 20 per cent of the target suspects in the weekend roundup had left or fled their addresses when the agents struck however No casualties were reported among the 7000 allied combat troops and counter espionage agents who participated in the raids Axmann who is being ques tioned at an American internment camp fought in the battle of Ber lin Escaping on foot from the German capital he went to Ba varia where he had instructed all leaders of the Hitler youth move ment and the German girls move ment to organize werewolf sabo From Associitlcil rxajjuniiicu Press Correspondent Olen Clem cnls reported hat the 6th marine division was deactivated Monday and reactivated into the new third marine brigade He said this was in accordance with the marine corps postwar schedule In addition the first division and the 1st marine air wine are in North China Wedemeyer is scheduled to leave Thursday for the United States He plans to undergo a sinus operation and presumably will confer with President Tru man and other officials in Wash ington He said he did not know whether he would return to China Lt Gen Alvin C Gillem Jr will serve as U S commander on Wederneyers departure Boost Ceiling Price on Bolts and Nuts Washington prices for bolts nuts screws and rivets were boosted 7 per cent Monday by the OPA tage This plan failed when Willi Heidemann 32 another accused leader to whom Hitler jugend funds had been entrusted decided that active opposition to the Amer icans was useless and that a long term project to bring back nazism had a much better chance of suc cess Heidemann who is also under arrest began his campaign to re cruit leaders in the Bavarian vU iage of Ban loeiz which was headquarters for the U S 3rd army until Saturday Gets Reward After Finding Twice Minneapolis UR Three months ago Merril Edelston food mart proprietor lost his wallet and Tom Kennedy high school athletic director found it in a corner of the stores base ment and refused a reward A fire broke out in the store Mon day and Edelston lost his money Kennedy found it in the again ruins suit of clothes Edelston bought him ARTHUR AXMANN OPA Boosts Ceiling Price on Crude Oil TRANSIT RIFTS Nations Idle Because of Labor Disputes Skyrocket to 777000 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four hundred thousand AFIi soft coal miners stayed away from their jobs Monday and the na tions idle because of labor dis putes skyrocketed to 777000 the highest total in nearly 3 weeks Strikes over wage disputes crippled transportation facilities in Detroit and Akron Ohio to further darken he labor picture The work stoppage by John L Lewis AFL United Mine Work ers which went into effect at a m upon expiration of the collective bargaining contract was the 2nd largest walkout of workers since VJ day topped only by the strike of 750000 CIO steel workers on Jan 21 There was no disorder reported as the bituminous coal mines shut down President Lewis said there would be no picketing The gov ernment although hoping to ef fect a settlement between union Washington Monday labor ordered into effect immediately an increase 10 cents a prouudis ceiling pijices for o Truman Stays Out Washington ff The white house said Monday that Presi dent Truman has no plaiis for intervening in the bituminous coal mining stoppage Press Sec retary Charles G Ross asked at a neivs conference if the president will do anything about the walkout replied That is in the hands of the secretary of The agency it harf to make the increase effe the month was found to be pref erable because of customary ac counting practices in the indus try OPA said the increase an nounced last March a will not be passed on to consumers at this time in the form of higher prices for petroleum products such as gasoline ExGovernor Dies Kent Ohio Gov Martin L Davey 61 one of Ohios most colorful politicians died of a heart attack while entertaining guests at his home Sunday Strikes At a Glance By UNITED PRESS A walkout of the nations coal miners and strikes which crippled transportation in Akron and Detroit increase to more than 805 000 of workers idle throughout the nation The major de mincrs beeame die when the contract be The increase OPA said was in lween tne united mine workers AFL and the mine operators expired tended to permit producers to make the same rate earnings in the next year as was received in the 193639 period Resellers are not authorized to pass along the increases but OPA said it was now studying how much if any of the increase it would permit resellers to add to their own ceilings members of the CIO united farm equipment workers union are still out ns company and the union try to reach agreement on fringe issues agreeing on an J8 cent hourly wage AFL operators of Detroits streetcars and buses and 500 employes of the Akron Transportation Co have gone on strike eliminating public transportation in these 2 industrial cities As a prolonged stoppage threat ened to disrupt the countrys re conversion program Federal Mediator Paul Fuller planned to resume negotiations with Lewis and tlie soft coal operators in ef forts to effect an early settlement of the disputed issues in the pro posed contract The steel and au tomotive industries were expected to be among the first hit by a long walkout and already one major steel company said it would have to bank 20 blast fur naces Chief demand by Lewis is the proposed health and welfare fund for miners to be created from an assessment on each ton of coal pro duced and to be administered by the union Lewis said he will not discuss other major issues of wages ana hours until the welfare fund question is settled Detroits street car and bus serv ice was halted at 4 a ro Monday by a strike of 5200 AFL motor coach and trolley operators and the nearly two million persons in the Detroit area were inconven ienced No disorder was reported as large squads of police were de tailed at car barns Schools re mained open although some 13000 children normally ride in school buses chartered by the Detroit treet railways department A spokesman for the AFL Amal gamated association of street elec ric railway and motor coach em ployes of America said the union and company were deadlocked on the wage demand The union lad demanded an 18 cent hourly wage increase and Sunday rejected the companys offer of a 15cent hike In Akron the strike of CIO transport workers against the Ak ron transportation Co halted all service by buses trackless trolleys and the AkronBarberton street car line for the city of 300000 The strike followed expiration of a contract covering approximately 450 bus and trolley operators The union and company failed to agree on the wage issue after a month of negotiations The union originally asked for an hourly wage boost of 32 cents a reduction of the work week from 52 to 42 hours and a pension plan Later the union cut its wage de mand to 16 cents an hour but the companys offer was an increase ol G cents an hour Gov Frank J Lausche urged the company aud union to resume negotiations and that transportation service contin ue The union planned a meeting Monday MINERS TVALK OUT ON THBMSBLVESMiners at the Glenridge mine near Cen tra a 111 leave cage at the mam shaft Monday to join the walkout of 400000 AFL dne the miners at the Glenridge mine own their operating found they were staging a walkout on themselves They have appealed to Permtted t0 rCtUm t0 thGir n a new The OPA has announced that ceiling prices that applied to the 1945 crop of onions will be con tinued Read The Message from United States Army Recruiting Service on Page 4   

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