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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT OF AHG APfH t KOINES l i THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Pull Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 1 1946 LOOKS FOR JOB AT 97With pipe and cane and a eral flavor of the west Chief Whitedoud above strong as he puts Jtcame to 11 w iU6Aay Iookm for a jobThe chief said he Indmn and that he came a too AP Dr May Gets 10 Years for Giving Atom Secret to Russ Defense Says Soviets Had Been Promised Technical Assistance London Alan Nunn May was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for violating the British official secrels act by disclosing restricted information which his attorney said went to soviet Russia and concerned atomic energy May is a British physicist who on nuclear research in Canada during the war in the suc cessful effort of Ihe United Stales Britain and Canada to create the atomic bomb He pleaded guilty The 34yearold May who was arrested last March was specifi cally accused of communicating to some person unknown certain information calculated to be or which might be directly or indi rectly useful to an enemy The enemy was not specified the prosecution declaring merely that it might be any potential enemy His arrest however followed closely the launching of a Canad ian investigation info alleged so viet espionage activities which Canadian Prime Minister IWac Kcnzic Kins said extended through the dominion into the United States and Britain Several persons are under ar rest in Canada in connection with that investigation Defense Counsel Gerald Gardi ner in asking clemency for May said flatly that the information the defendant was accused of dis closing was given to the Russians and that at the time of the of in February 1345 the government had offered nil possi ble technical or economic assis tance to Russia Rightly or wrongly Gardiner said Dr May felt full indigna tion that these promises of tech nical assistance were made one hour and ignored the next Gardiner told the court that May considered giving the infor mation the only contribution he could mak5 to the safety of man kind because he felt that the more people knew about atomic energy the more seriously they would take it Doctors take the view Gardi ner added that if they discover something useful to mankind they are under obligation to give it to mankind There are scientists who take substantially the same view AttorneyGeneral Sir Hartlev Shawcross who prosecuted the case told the court It is not right that an inflivid ua should so far set himself above the laws of his country as to com municate information which his government in agreement with other governments concerned had felt must at present be maintained as a secret Replying to the defense asser tion that the information had been given to Russia the prosecution said There is no point in suggesting that the Russians are enemies or potential enemies The offense was in giving information which DR ALAN NUNN MAY Russ Refuse Identifying of Hitler Bones London refusal to confirm the identification of a sack of bones is the only flaw in a strong chain of circumstantial evidence indicating that Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun died a year ago Wednesday Frau Heusermann assistant to the late fuehrers dentist has posi tively identified bridgework among the bones as belonging to Hitler and the woman he later married according fo Dr Feodor Brack who now occupies the office once belonging to Hitlers dentist Shortly after the occupation of Berlin Russian soldiers showed the sack of bones to a small group of British intelligence officers and said they were the remains of Hit ler and Eva Braun Some of the Russians them selves said they were certain Hit ler was dead after Frau Heuser manns identification but on June 10 1945 Marshal Georgi Zhukov said We have discovered no corpse that could be identified as Hitters British officers who viewed the bones shortly after Zhukovs state ment indicated they believed the remains had been in Russian pos session since a few days after the I deaths were reported from Berlin May 1 1345 might eventually enemy hands have reached TAX VALUE RISES Des Motnes prop erty in Des Moines has reached a new record high valuation of 5298511881 the assessors books showed Wednesday The total at 100 per cent value was S4007536 higher than a year ago Iowa Sailor Gets Leave Extension for Rescue Work Council Bluffs 10day extension of the leave of a Coun cil Bluffs seaman G J Whitney was granted by the navy after wit nesses told of his rescue work fol lowing the Naperville 111 train wreck Whitney received a bill from one man whose wife he rescued and a note saying that thanks to the sailor his wife is alive EISENHOWER IN PACIFIC Honolulu Eisen hower U S chief of staff left by plane for Kwajalein Tuesday night at the conclusion of a 2day in spection of army installations in he Hawaiian Islands This Paper Consists oE Two One No 175 AIRPORT BILL IS APPROVED WOULD REMOVE MEAT CONTROL IF UNWORKABLE Anderson Asks 90 Day Period as Fair Test of Marketing Quotas Washington IP Secretary of Agriculture Anderson said Wed nesday during a discussion of meat shortage and black market con ditions that if the situation is not cleared up in 80 days he would favor removal of price controls on meat Anderson said however he is pinning hopes on the success of new slaughter quotas for packers and on the campaign against black market dealers in meat This is about the last effort to see if it meat control will work he iold the senate banking committee in hearings ou OPA extension He added he would hate to see controls on meat lifted until we have again made a serious effort Senator Bankhead DAla asked what Anderson would con sider a reasonable period for a fair test We would have to do something in 90 days or abandon it the secretary replied In the discussion of meat short ages he termed a typical ex ample a report by Senator Bark ley on a meat packer who customarily slaughtered 7000 head a week and now could get but 500 a week Anderson said packers feel that the new quota allocation for slaughter would help but perhaps not enough They are based on giving slaughterers 100 per cent of their slaughter in 1914 Anderson had said earlier that if meat ceilings were lifted now that pork might go to 70 cents a pound Meanwhile the advisory board of the office of war mobilization and reconversion unanimously urged that the life of OPA be ex tended lor a period not to excsed one year Reconversion Director John W Snyder released a resolution adopted by the board which said termination of price control must be brought about without unnec essary delay and in an orderly manner But it added that it is con vinced that to abolition price con trol on June 30 194K would leave the nation unprotected against a dangerous rise in prices in the in terval before normal economic forces are working Another advisory board resolu tion recommended creation within OPA at a highly executive level of an expediting committee to handle all applications on which a decision has been delayed for 30 days STALIN PLEDGES POLICY OF PEACE Cuts Military Parade to 1 Hour Review Moscow colorful demon stration by hundreds of thousands of Moscows workers and a long parade by soldiers sailors and air men advised by Generalissimo Stalin not to forget for a minute the intrigues of international re actions which are hatching plans of a new war marked the Soviet Unions observance of May day Wednesday Although the soviet leader gave first place in his order of the day to our valiant armed forces he told his people There is no reason to doubt that in the future the Soviet Un ion will be true to its policy of peace and security the policy of equality and friendship of the peoples Stalin exhorted the Russian armed forces to remain strong and increase their effectiveness by les sons learned from the war on the basis of development of science and technique but it was noted that the traditional military pa rade before Lenins tomb in the red square was cut a half hour from the regular 2hour review DISCHARGE S AT NAVAL STATION North Iowa sailors who were discharged recently at the naval separation center at Great Lakes 111 are the following Charles A JacobKon Creico A Jahnton fieodelt Charlci B Wsall nomloldl Harry Jr Mortis J Forej West Bend U S to Cut Forces in Italy Austria 4 Ministers Refuse Claim by Austrians Paris of State James F Byrnes told the big 4 foreign ministers Wednesday that the United States is prepared im mediately to reduce her occupa tion forces in Austria and Italy to 15000 troops in each country Byrnes said that as soon as the Peace treaty is signed the United States is agreeable to withdrawing all American troops from that country Byrnes proposal would cut the American garrison in Austria by about onehalf Russia however is still maintaining about 200000 troops tn Austria although a sub stantial reduction of soviet occu pation forces there is now In pro gress The conference confirmed its previous agreement to reject Aus trias claim for South Tyrol but ran into a dispute over the ap pointment of an allied inspector ate and treaty commission for Italy to determine whether the peace treaty terms are being car ried out In this dispute Byrnes and For eign Secretary Ernest Bevin were ranged against Foreign Minister V M Molotov The ministers met for 2 hours but transacted little business out side of making final their de cision on Tyrol They discussed but were unable to come to agree ment ou the minor point of agree ing on an inspectorate and treaty commission which would deter mine Italys compliance with Hie terms of the peace treats Contrary to expectation the ministers decided not to hold a second meeting late Wednesday They will meet next at a m a m CST Thursday The ministers have not vet got ten to the thorny Trieste question and no decision on the fate the port city is 1o be made until after representatives of Yugoslavia and Italy are heard Secretary of State James F Byrnes conferred with Gen Walt er Bedell Smith American ambas sador to Moscow before attending the conference Smith arrived from Moscow Tuesday The ministers deputies con ferred until the very minute the ministers entered the Luxembourg palace conference room arranging the agenda Another session was scheduled for afternoon The delegates decided to hold a preliminary discussion on award ing Trieste to Italy or Yugoslavia even though the 4power bound ary commissions report was in complete They were pursuing a policy of taking a quick look at the entire Italian agenda then postponing serious bargaining un til later All 4 ministers agreed to meet in both morning and afternoon henceforth to prevent the confer ence from slowing down into a weekslong discussion forum with out concrete results Foreign Min ister V M Molotov agreed to meet Wednesday although it was a Russian holiday Watch Dog Elgin 111 Wiender says he has changed his opinion about his dog which he had claimed the best watch dog in Elgin township While Wienders dog was watching his master pick asparagus a sneak thief looted Weindcrs home of a watch and a purse containing UAW PRESIDENT IN PICKET LINBWalter Reuthcr president of the CIO United f eSigll We Stay Until Demands Are Met in a picket line at the Mack Manufacturing company plant at Allentown Pa where 3 500 Fe foran 18V2 cent an hour wage increase He also appeared at M dkVlants m Flamfield and New Brunswick N another 4500 Whepnoto Forrestal Renews Opposition to Merger of Armed Forces Fears Unprecedented JOHN SABUS 20 DIES IN HOSPITAL Second Fatality of Sunday Auto Accident John Sabus 20 who was se riously injured with 2 others in an automobile accident near Sheffield Sunday died at a local hospital at a m Wednesdaythe 2nd fa tality of the crash He was the son of Mr and Mrs John Sabus Sheffield who owned the car Funeral arrangements are incomplete grave fears lor the future of Funeral services for Elaine LosI aval aviation under the merger kowski 19 Sheffield who Proposed by Sen Elbert Power of Single Chief of Staff in Decisions Washington of Navy James Forrestal Wednesday renewed strong navy opposition lo merger of the armed forces under a single secretary of command de fense Hesaid merger legislation now under consideration in congress would concentrate unprecedented Power in the hands of a single chief of staff for the armed forces ForresJal said he mistrusts the principle of relying on a single genius to make all basic decisions in modern global warfare He added that he had also grave fears ror the future of Monday from injuries received in the same accident will be held at 2 p m Thursday at the Wartnaoy funeral home and at p m at the First Baptist church the Kev A S Grarup officiating Burial be at the Hillside cemetery at Sheffield DOG ATTACKS ALGONA GIRL 20 months daughter of the Kenneth near Luverne is recovering at the I Kossuth hospital from severe lac erations she received Sunday at the farm home when she was at tacked by the farm shepherd dog LEWIS CALLS IN POLICY GROUP Conciliator Withdraws Request to Resign Washington L Lewis Wednesday summoned the United Mine workers 250man policy committee to Washington next Tuesday There was no immediate ex planation for the move Such meetings usually precede a major development ot strategy in con tract negotiations The bituminous contract talks deadlocked although they were resumed at Ihe governments request last Monday and no im mediate end of the monthold soft coal strike Is in sight The anthracite contract nego IOWA CASH PUT AT IN SPLIT BY CAA AH But 100 Out of 3000 Ports Proposed Would Be of Small Type Washington government jrogram designed to dot the na tions landscape with 3000 new airports in the next 7 years was Before President Truman Wed nesday for his signature The bill authorizes the federal government to spend Between next July 1 and July 1 1352 to help any state municipal ity or other local government agency that wants to build an air Joit and can provide a share of he necessary money The senate completed legislative action on the measure late Tues day approving a conference re port compromising house anc sen ate versions of the bill A last minute attempt to return the bill to conference for further consider ation was beaten down The house approved the conference version April 2 The civil aeronautics adminis tration will handle the federal funds which will be allocated among the states according to a formula based on both population WILSOV VOTES FOR IIICKENLOOPEK AGAINST Washington George Wilson voted with the majority Tuesday as the senate sent to the white house legislation authorizinga 5500000000 7year airport construction program Sen ator B B Hickeulooper voted against the measure tiations are scheduled to begin New York on May Thomas D and recently approved by the senate military affairs committee This plan provides for a single secretary of common defense Under him would be separate and eBuaJranking secretaries for the army the navy and the air force Forrestal testified before the senate naval affairs committee which is conducting its own hpir ings on the Thomas proposal Forrestal said the Tlromas plan bac for unification adopts the army theory or merge now and or ganize later He said it does not provide a complete framework I ulKed him to continue for unification7 I Lewis inci the operators met probrbly 10 Announcement of the strategy meeting came shortly alter spe cial Conciliator Paul W Fuller bowed to white house persuasion and agreed to continue efforts to end the soft coal strike Fuller withdrew the resignation he submitted to Secretary La bor Schwellenbach Tuesday night and area Preliminary CAA esti mates show that Texas New York California Pennsylvania and Illi nois will receive the largest allo cations in that order CAA officials estimate that of the 3000 new to be bailt under lie program all but about 301 will lie of the smaller type suitable for private flyers and feeder airlines Tlie agency is authorized to pro vide up to 50 per cent of the cost the smallertype airports with runways under 4500 feet Esti mates of proposed expenditures for larger airports must be sub mitted to congress in advance and can be vetoed The CAA said it was likely that federal participa tion in the construction of a large airport might not exceed 5 or 10 per cent Of the total authorization 250000 will be apportioned among states on a population and area basis with each factor getting equal weight There will be a discretionary fund whicli CAA can use to remove in equities under the allocation plan The remaining 525000000 is for administrative expenses The hill also authorizes imme diate appropriation of a planning fund so the CAA can be gin work There is an additional 000 authorization for airports in the territories Ot this 50 per cent goes to Alaska and 25 per cent only J hours Wednesday with Edeach 10 Hawaii and Puerto Rico ar F McGrady the other special in public lands states which iovernmcnt mediator and t h e n j have difficulty raising airport de i after conferences with Schwellen bach and White House Assistant John f Sleelman Fuller said Wednesday that John L Lewis and some of the operators had to Be Here Thursday Had it not been that Mr Fraser was in the yard at the time child would no doubt badly mutilated The dog is being confined for 10 Gov Robert D Blue fha j days to determine whether he has will be in Mason City through The Philippines vere ceded to rabies and it is planned to kill i Thursday on his campaign tour of Umtcd stales b3r Spam in I him at the end of that time i Die state The governors Mason City schedule will start with an a m breakfast at the Green adjourned until Thursday Miners and operators alike appeared glum as they left their conference room FORECAST Mason Cily Cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday with oc casional light Thursday Iowa Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Occasional rain in the south and west por tions Wednesday night and in the east and central parts Thursday Cooler in the west portion Thursday Minnesota Fair east and cloudy west portions Wednesday Oc casional light rain in southwest portion Mostly cloudy Thurs day with occasional rain in southeast portion Cooler in west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Wednesday morning Maximum 79 Minimum 49 At 8 a m Wednesday 60 YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 34 T1 r i T r a m breakfast at the Green UleanOr betS Mixed Up I which he will be honored i bv thp Cerrn OnrHn Ion New York Subway l by the Cerro Gordo county Young None would comment Fuller said he had submitted his resignation because he did not agree with the way Schwellen of Iowa bach had been handling the coal case and that I felt I could no longer contribute to the coal case was just a difference of opin ion As for the coal conferences Ful ler admitted They are not get Xew Cooler I Roosevelt a j ing was 4 York Mrs Kleonor an old hand at travel minutes late arriving at a meeting of the United Na tions commission on human rights of which she is chairman I got mixed up on the subway again she explained The word vegetarianism came into use about 1847 f Republican club Clear Lake club president introduce the governor At the governor is sched uled to speak over radio sta tion KGLO A tea for all republican voters talking anywhere They ore just vclopment funds through taxation because of nontaxable federal property xvithin their borders the federal government may con tribute as much as per cent to airport projects The CAA estimated that the would he allocated to the following states in these amounts Iowa Minnesota 751281 Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota and Wisconsin 2 p m at which all county candi dates will be present Gov Blue will address the group The tea is sponsored by the republican wom en of the county but is open to men as well AKREST 40 IN RAID Council Bluffs per sons arrested in a police raid on a Council Bluffs tavern where of ficers said they confiscated horse will be held at the Y W C A at race betting and other gambling equipment were scheduled to ap pear in municipal court Wednes day William Smith was charged with being keeper of a disorderly houe and 39 others were booked as inmates of a disorderly house Wedding Bells Wont Ring Hes in Jail j Charles will be no wedding bells for 49 year old Robert J Lynch cook in a local cafe it appeared Wednesday After he had pleaded guilty to a charge of petit larceny and could not pay a 5100 fine and costs as sessed against him he was sen tenced Tuesday to serve 30 days m the Floyd county jail Police Henry DeBocst while Lynch ate his meal and came out with a small suitcase and then asked him to go to the police station with him When they arrived at the station Lynch left his small suitcase outside the office Chief DeBoest ordered him to bring it inside After Lynch had complied Chief DeBoest opened the case and found 2 alarm clocks 1 wrist watch and the case which v i vrisi waicn ana me case wmcn said he waited outside a local caie i had been stolen from the Henry Benz home here One of the clocks belonged to Benz and 1 clock and the wrist watch and the suitcase belonged to a roomer Irma Goddard On Friday April 26 an an nouncement had been printed in the local paper that Lynch and a local woman would be married on May 29 but according to Po lice Chief DeBoest the brideto be has decided to call the whole thing off Runaway Chicago Feinberg was driving his automobile on Ogden avcnuo Tuesday nighf when he was jolted violently and the front end of the car sagged abruptly lo the left Spying his front wheel rolling down the street he maneuvered his 3whceled auto to the curb leaped out and prepared to re trieve the runaway But another motorist sped past Feinberg and caught up with the runaway He picked it up threw it in his car and drove away INCORPORATIONS JUMP Des Moines During the first 4 months of this year a to tal of 372 Iowa business lirms filed articles of incorporation with the secretary of state com pared to 144 filings in the same 1945 period office records dis close Of the past 4 months April was the high month with 100 fil ings Top month a year ago was January with 41   

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