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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Atsodated PTCM and United Press Full Leased Copy Air Show Set for TTiursdav MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 1946 TWa Paper Consists of Two One PLANES BANDS SHARE SPOTLIGHT BRITAIN BACKS 11 S PLAN ON ATOMIC BOMB Dr Lange to Present Polands Proposal on Atom at an Early Date New York Britain Wednesday pledged its fullest pos sible cooperation to the United States in helping shape a complete plan for outlawing the atomic bomb as a weapon of war and for punishing violators the inter national scheme of control Sir Alevander Cadoffan British representative on the United Na tions atomic energy commission warmly welcomed the United States plan in an address to the commission at its second session Wednesday The Uniter States proposal ad vanced by Bernard Baruch at the commissions Jirst meeting last Friday called for an adequate system of control of atomic energy in exchange for which this country would dispose its existing atom ic bombs and cease manufacturing new Cadogan said his government fully endorsed the emphasis laid by the United States on the need for condign immediate and ef fective penalties against violation the future international scheme control Dr Oscar Lange Polish dele gate will offer Polands plan on atomic energy at in early date it was reported authoritatively An informant who would not of his name said that Poland had a plan which the in formant regarded somewhat simple and startling He wouW not hint as to details of the Polish proposal however Meanwhile the Polish delega tion marshalled its forces for a new showdown on Franco Spain after Soviet Russia had vetoed a proposal to refer the Spanish pro blem to the general assembly lange declared he iv o u I d come forward with other pro posals designed to obtain and pro mote unanimous action against Francos fascist regime when the council reconvenes next Monday afternoon Lange who brought the Span ish question to the attention of the security council last April by charging that Franco was a threat to world peace followed up the Russian veto Tuesday by seeking an immediate vote on his original resolution calling for a break with Franco Spain by all members of the United Nations Chairman Dr Francisco Castillo Najera of Mexico ruled however that the council was not prepared to discuss that issue at once and adjourned the meeting until Mon day afternoon Barring unusual developments there seemed small likelihood that the Polish demand for council action against Spain would be adopted Expect Peace Conference on July 15 Paris sources said Wednesday that they believed a full dress 21 nation peace confer ence may be called for July 15 These sources said they believe the big 4 foreign ministers session probably would continue another 2 weeks leavingan interval of about 10 days before the 21 nation conference if it is summoned Some hope that Russia is yield ing in its opposition to an immedi ate peace conference was seen in a reference made by Foreign Min ister V M Molotov to the full dress conference during discussion of Italian reparations Molotov suggested that the 21 nation conference decide on rep aration claims against Italy by Yugoslavia Greece and Albania The fact that Molotov made this suggestion was regarded as indi cating he at least is thinking about the possibility of the full diess conference which he formerly op posed adamantly until complete was reached among the big 4 The foreign ministers deputies Wednesday virtually the skeleton drafts of the Bul garian Hungarian and Finnish peace treaties The draft of the Romanian treaty already had been approved by the deputies Sound travels through water about 5 times as fast as through the air fighters a Superfortress and a number of smaHer bomtes also will take part in the air Another British Officer Is Missing in Palestine Riots Jerusalem police said late Wednesday that another British officer was missing possibly bringing to 6 the number of Britons kidnaped in a wave of disorder sweeping the country IS rOOPs na scouring several Jewi sh also turn the country into a Jewish na tional state These outbreaks of criminal violence only serve to emphasize the justice of the Arab cause tjtftcm smui JUK several settlements along the Lebanse frontier Wednesday Troops also started a systematic search of the modern Jewish city of Tel Aviv at dawn combing the llatikvah and Shapiro quarters and the neigh faorhood of the Yarkon river lor traces of the kidnaped officers The Tel Aviv municipal coun cil passed a resolution at an emer gency meeting called on the kid napers to release the British cap tives immediately Mayor Israel Rokeach asserted he did not be lieve the officers were in the city The British Gth airborne divi sion erected road blocks at everv street corner in Tel Aviv and es tablished posts to check identities every 2DO or 300 yards Residents of the Jewish settle ment near Acre resisted a mili tary search of the area Tuesday blocking gates to the town with an iron watertank and releasing a hive of bees an army spokes man said Entering the area after remov ing the blocks the soldiers searched the town detained sev eral persons for questioning and confiscated signalling apparatus Ihe border search 85 miles from Jel Aviv was not immediately ex Plained All roads through the Up per Galilee section of Palestine in the north were blocked Telephone lines were cut to prevent alarms being spread to other settlements British engineers threw a Bailey bridge across the Jordan between Palestine and Syria replacing the dynamited Bridge of the Daugh ters of Jacobs which raiders de stroyed Sunday In 3 days 18 have been killed and scores injured in terrorism Military authorities proclaimed all Jewish premises in Palestine out of bounds to British troops un til the kidnaped officers are freed The prohibition applied to bars theaters hotels and restaurants Reports from the modern Jew ish city of Tel Aviv said the streets were deserted except for patrol ling Tommies Buildings were shuttered Only government em ployes doctors and nurses were allowed to leave their residences after 5 a m when the curfew was clamped on Spokesmen for the Arab office in London said the latest out break of terrorism by Zionist angs in Palestine is a strange commentary on Jewish claims to SHEAFFER PEN FOUNDER DIES A Sheaffer Succumbs at Fort Madison Home Fort Madison Sheaffer 73 founder of the WA Sheaffer Pen Co died at his home Wednesday following an illness of several months Sheaffer who was born in Bloomfield Iowa July Z7 18G7 worked in his fathers jewelry store in Bloomfield for a few years then went to Fort Madison in 1906 where he operated a small jewelry store In 1912 he founded the W A Sheaffer Pen Co with 7 em ployes The company now cm plays 2500 persons and is the largest fountain pen company in the world Sheaffer has served as chair man of the board of directors of the company for the last few years He had remained active in the business almost to the day of his death His son C R Sheaffer is now president of the company What Shortage Warsaw N Y shortage of houses never has been a prob lem for Mr and Mrs H M Smith They plan to move about July 1 for the 40th time in their 45 years of married life They own the house to which they are moving and have owned 36 of the other homes they have occupied They have established residence in 4 states 8 counties and 20 villages Ceramic tiles are used as traffic lane markers on the San Francisco Bay bridge Radiogram From Ship Breaks Deadlock on Teen Age Draft The New York Andrews Dramatic vote radioed revised proxydeclaring in favor of a sen 18 only as a last resort His previous proxy called for no restrictions on inducting teen agers with the re sult that the house group first re jected the compromise 4 to 3 The actual showdown on the issue is not scheduled until Thurs day when the 7 senate and 6 house is the 7th reassemble for their 3rd try at ad justing differences in separate draft extension bills The Monday toThursday delay was set to al low the contact with Andrews aboard the Panamint Unless some other hitch devel ops unexpectedly both sides look for the conference agreement to contain these provisions Extension of the selective serv ice act due to expire at the end of this month until next March Pay increases Tanging from 50 per cent for buck privates and apprentice seamen to 10 per cent for top rank officers Manpower demands to be sup plied from 4 categories each to be exhausted in order First vol unteers 2nd inductees between 20 and some top age limit to bede termined by the armed forces 3rd 19 year olds 4th 18 year olds In no event however would youths of 18 be inducted before Oct I and then only if Presi dent Truman certified they are needed Their duty would be re stricted to the continental United States until they are 19 This was the moratorium An drews agreed to He told newsmen aboard the Panamint Tuesday that he still favors drafting 18 year olds without restrictions but that with only 12 days left before we current stopgap extension act expires something has to be done quickly South Iowa Flood Threat Is Subsiding By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The flood threat in southern and southeastern Iowa appeared to fae subsiding Wednesday despite rains ranging up to nearly 2 inches in the area during the last 24 hours The weather bureau said the swollen Des Moines river would rise slightly at Tracy Eddyville and Ottumwa Wednesday but the rk3 was not expected to exceed one foot unless additional heavy rains occur Elsewhere streams generally were reported dropping After dropping during the night at Ottumwa the Des Moines river started ascending Wednesday morning and by noon had reached a stage oE 114 2tenths of a foot higher than the early morning readingbut still about6 inches lower than Tuesday The baukfull stage there is 9 feet Wapello County Engineer Or ville T Upp estimated 50000 damage had been done to roads and bridges alone in the county Crop damage and the cost of soil erosion had not been estimated but was said to be very high Lake Wapello midway between Ottumwa and Centerville had risen 5 feet to its highest level in history and was overflowing nearby land Centerville and Mystic where homes were flooded and families evacuated Tuesday reported that further danger appeared averted at least temporarily although the Chariton river at Centerville was within 12 feet of the record high of 237 reached Jast year About an inch of rain fell at Centerville since midnight buj had stopped by midmmornine Fifteen or 20 homes were des cribed as wrecked at Mystic following high water which Tues day reached the rooftops of some Mason Varley state highway maintainance man said many head of livestock were being car ried down the swirling Chariton river Many animals still alive he said were being killed when crushed against bridges Six families moved from their homes in the Keosauqua area late Tuesday after a sixinch rainfall turned the Big Fox river into a wild torrent but Wendesday the stage was dropping after reaching a crest of 1960 feet Tuesday night This morning the stage was 1855 Hundreds of acres of corn soy beans and other crops were under water in the CentervilleMystic area and farmers were debating whether the condition would aid or damage the crops Some said that after last years flood the soybean crop was the best ever after the water receded AH ap peared to agree however that the weather in the immediate future would settle the question DOGS IN SEARCH FOR IOWA GIRL Wapello Bloodhounds joined several score of volunteer searchers Wednesday in a hunt for Ann Herrick 2 year old daughter of a war veteran and his British bride Residents of this community of about 1700 population were sum moned to the search by the sound ing of the night when missing since noon Mr anc Mrs William Herricfc and the child live in a trailer home on a steep bank of the Iowa river and an emergency rescue unit from nearby Muscatine be gan to drag the stream Mrs Herrick and the child came here last February to join Herrick a garage mechanic form erly in the army fire siren Tuesday the child had been PREVUE OF to step high wide and handsome as they lead the High school band down Federal avenue in the band festival parade Thurs o r e drum anl drum majorettes Forty bands will throne PatKr YrfViSn TVfhe The 2 drum majors from left to right are Jane Casey and Patty lelland The 4 drum majorettes from left to right are Edith Martin Peggy Scheef Betty Tanner and Ardith Probert GlobeGazette photo Centennial Program a St Ansgav and Carpenter bands in Central park a Green and Marble Sock bands in Central park a bands Humboldt and Wellsburtr on Federal a of bands floats queen candidates and U S army band p for queens at Hotel Hanford p in Central park by Thompson band 200 p appearance of queen candidates in Central park USAAF air show municipal airport p Northwood and Lake Mills bands in Central park p Eagle Grove band p Clear Lake and Plymouth bands p Bode band p Hampton band GRAND FINALE Roosevelt Football Field W Earl Hall presiding p entry of bands p raising ceremony United States Army band leads audience in the first and last verses of America p of the candidates for Miss North Iowa p high school band p United States Army band The findings of the 10 judges are now opened tabulated and their choice announced for Queen of the p of the gifts and the crowning of Miss North Iowa p band by Carleton L Stewart and CWO Hugh Curry of the U S army band Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Rain Wednesday night becoming partly cloudy Thursday Continued cool Iowa Cloudy and continued cool Wednesday night and Thursday with rain Wednesday night and in northeast portion Thursday I Minnesota Partly cloudy north west and cloudy south and east portions Wednesday night and Thursday with occasional rain southeast and extreme south portions Wednesday night and southeast portion Thursday Little change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 57 Minimum 43 At 8 a m Wednesday 48 Precipitation 27 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 50 Steel Executive Dies Chicago T Harahan Jr 73 retired executive of the Inland Steel company died Tues day His father James Sr was former president of the Illinois Central railroad Congressmen Shunt Aside Merger Plea Washington plans for separate big army and navy air forces provided still an other indication Wednesday that President Trumans unification plan is destined for a pigeonhole In fact the navys air arm stands to eel a bigger pile of cash than the armys Thats the way we planned it one house appropriations commit tee member said of the contention by W Stuart Symington assistant secretary of war for air that the army air forces is being rele gated to a secondary position Symington made his assertion in a speech this week before the Detroit Economic club in which he said the budget lor the fiscal year starting July 1 provides 000 tor the armys air branch and for the navys A member of the naval appro priations subcommittee told a re porter privately the committee ap proved the large naval aviation fund because we dont want the navy or any major component of it relegated to a secondary posi tion The army appropriations sub committee put the fi n i s h i n K touches Wednesday to a war de partment bill carrying army air forces funds While members would not say in advance of final committee action what they had decided they indicated the air corps allotment would not exceed budget estimates But we are making no provi sion for consolidation of the army and navy air wings a member said One of Mr Trumans specific recommendations is for a separ ate air force coequal with the army and navy Czechoslovakia Names Benes President Again London Benes was unanimously reelected president of Czechoslovakia Wednesday by the constituent assembly an ex change telegraph dispatch reported from Prague Senator Asks Public Airing of High Tribunals Dispute that 4 Roosevelt appointees be swept intention Bridges aimed at vir tual dismissal of half the present court Eastlanu told a reporter he will ask the senate judiciary commit tee to question the justices at hearings he insists be held on the conshtutional amendment he and Bridges introduced The amendment would force retirement of 4 of the present jus tices by limiting to 3 the nnm it nuur ocr of court members who could hold appointment by any one president The places of those v tiiuac retiring would be filled tempor arily by house election ot lower court judges until a new presi dent chose successors The amendment faces an ad mittedly hard road To become effective it must win twothirds approval by congress then rati fication by threefourths of the state legislatures Most senators doubted it could make the grade If it did however it would leave on the court Justices Hugo L Black Stanley F Reed Felix Frankfurter and Harold H Bur ton the latter appointed by Presi dent Truman It would remove Justices William O Douglas Frank Murphy Robert H Jackson and Wiley Rutledge as the final 4 appointees of the late President Roosevelt It would not affect President Trumans appointment of Fred Vinson as chief justice a nomi nation expected to receive early senate confirmation CORONATION OF QUEEN TO END 5 DAY FESTIVAL U S Army Band to Parade With 40 Units From North Iowa Towns Mason Citys celebration ot Iowas centennial will come to a doublebarreled climax Thursday with both the band festival and the U S army air show scheduled for the Stfi and final day A dnwnnpur Wednesday which started at a m and continued into the afternoon necessitated postponement of the airport dedi cation ceremonies until Saturday morningat 10 oclock The USAAF air show however will be held from 2 to 4 oclock Thursday afternoon sharing the spotlight with the 40 bands and the candidates for Miss North Iowa queen of the band festival With the weather man predict ing partly cloudy and warmer plans went forward for the huge band festival and queen corona tion Thursday thus closing the 5 day centennial celebration in this community in a colorful musical spectacle v While an all day program is planned 2 specific events will at tract the attention of thousands at the parade at 11 and the grand finale at the Roose velt football field in the evening starting with the grand entry oE visiting bands at p m The parade will start at the Hotel Hanford going south on Federal o sth south then cast to Delaware north to Stale and east tothe high school Participating in this parade will be the 33 candidates for queen of the festival and 40 bands includ the United States army band from Washington D C as well as floats made by a number of Mason City organizations includ ing the Elks B P W club Legion V F W North Iowa fair C I O Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Bed Cross Kiwanis Lions I O O F U S army Sea Scouts U S ma rine corps Knights ot Columbus and the Womans club The queens and bands in the parade will be in the alphabetical order their communities Occupying the queens float in the parade will be rcignine queen Bethel Lashbrook now Mrs Joe Adickx Osaire chosen nueen in the last Mason City band festival in 1942 Upon being selected the new queen will occupy the throne at the grand finale The queens will be feted throughout the day attending a luncheon at the Hotel Hanford following the parade and making a public appearance in Central park at 2 p m The climax of the days events will be at the Roosevelt football field in the evening with a massed banfl concert and the coronation of the queen and a concert by the army band as the chief attractions W L Nichols chairman of the band festival committee suggest ed that persons coming to the fes tival bring folding chairs or cush ions to be usedwhile listening to concerts in Central park and the grand finale In event of rain at 11 the pa rade will be held at 4 p m JJ there is rain at night the grand finale will be held at the field house Quite a lineup of planes already was on the ground at the Mason City municipal airport Wednes day An ATC54 4cngined hos jiilal shin came In late Tuesday from Topcka Kans It is com pletely equipped as an cvccua tion hospital and carries a crew of fi men and a flight nurse The hospital ship which even has dummies strapped into the litters to simulate patients will be open to the public for inspec tion Other planes in the show will not be open to the curious however because of orders to the contrary from Washington D C Three A26 twinengined at tack bombers flew in from DCS Moines Wednesday morning to bring total here to 15 planes ship B25 They include the hospital 4 A26s 4 Mustangs 4 Mitchell bombers a C47 trans port carrying Lt Col Richard Cline El Paso Texas the opera tions officer and an AT6 flown here by Lt H H Wilson from Washington D C The B29 Superfortress camo as far as Grand Island Nebr and is expected to complete its trip here Wednesday or early Thurs day The jet plane is based at Wright field Dayton Ohio with its attendant C54 and is not ex pected to have any difficulty in getting here a mere 3 hour trip for the rocket propelled ilrcrait   

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