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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL m ntujHDguy ESS MR ggj ma mm SAYSUJJINArMlEWTfflGEES MEAT INDUSTRY SAYS IT MEETS PUBLICS NEEDS Finds Order in Place of Chaos Created by 4 Years of Controls Washingion Hard nebergh president of the Ameri can Meat Institute packers argued Tuesday against revival o meat price ceilings on the ground that the industry is rapidly meet ing public needs This return to order in th business he told the OPA pric decontrol board contrasts wit thechaos created by 4 years o price control Hardenbergh said a survey o meat advertisements in cllie throughout the country recently showed consumers are buymj meat at prices generally in lim with OPAs ceiling plus the sub sides OFA formerly paid to help keep retail prices down Today the consumer increas ingly has opportunity to go into stores and come out with meat without drawing a number with out standing inline and withou being robbed by the black mark et Hardenbergh said Senator Connally DTexas be came the first member of congres to take part in the decontrol hear ings when he introduced a fellow Texan Jay L Taylor of Amarillo Carter appeared for the joint live stock committee composed of 134 associations of IivestQck producers feeders marketing agents stockyards Taylor a beef producer stock yard operator said By every test of the law by every tet of logic by every tes of morality and by every test o public interest the answer is the livestock should by you ordered to remain decontrpl Taylor appeared after A A Smith cattleman from Sterling ceilings in the livestock industry Specifically at Issue Tuesdaj is whether ceilings shall be restored on allineats livestock and live stock products one week from Wednesday Smith testified there now is an adequate supply of meat in tins country at reasonable prices Also with largecom and feed crops Smith said producers are as sured a regular supply of beef and other meats during the next year unless the government again ap plies price controls Above all cattle and beef should noE be rccontrolled because the regulation never has been and never can be enforced Smith said Conflitions existing prior to June 30 when OFA expired were a national scandal full of chaos and confusion K cattle are again bmitn said the beef business will d again return to black market op a erations with the consequent un sanitary conditions and exorbitant prices1 Waiting to follow Smith was a long list of farmers livestock pro ducers packers and others who oppose any return to ceilings Later in the day the 3 man board will hear the other side of the case from organized labor and consumer groups spokesmen most of whom told earlier congressional hearings they wanted OPA kept intact Already however both sides appeared agreed on one main point That whatever the board de cides stoit one ot the categories now TIP for meats dairy products cottonseed and may have to reach the same decision for the others This idea emerged from testi mony Monday by 22 different wit nesses regarding ceilings for grains Seven witnesses for con sumer labor veterans and one industrial group urged a return of controls Fifteen men appearing for farm and business associations vigorously protested against al lowing ceilings to be restored Aug 21 But nearly all agreed that if the lid is to stay off grain and live stock and poultry feeds then meats milk butter and other products dependent upon grains and feed also should be freed Most of the farm and trade wit nesses forecast black markets poor distribution and even hoard ing if ceilings are restored Executive secretary of the rail way labor executives association Lyon said railroad workers will not stand for further increased prices of foods rent or clothing Unless prices are controlled he asserted it is doubtful that any one will be able to prevent wild strikes in protest Thirty billion board feet of lumber are used in the U S an nually Street Sweeper Congressman Finishes Job Rochester Minn UPJWiUiam J Oallagher retired street sweeper who proved that any thing can happen in America by being elected to congress in 1944 died Tuesday in St Marys hospj Gallagher who was 71 had bee m since January but had insiste rLmtllning in Washington un til the 79th congress adjourned Gallagher democraticfarmer from Minne solas 3rd district was renomi til rhe states Primary elec His wife Mable and a daughte were with him when he died ine mildmannered congress man had retired on a a month pension when he entered politii 2 years ago Gallagher had run for one of fice after another without succes before defeating Hep Richard P tale in the November 1944 elec tion It proves that anything can Jiappen m America he had said They say this is the time for th common man and Im about a common as hey come Slight and whitehaired with shrewd button eyes Gallaghe made no effort to conceal his con tempt for what he termed pro fessional politicians At times he cnided his congressional col leagues for doing nothing but talk talk talk while important legis lation was being sidetracked He had summed up his first year m congress with the terse com ment too much talkin enough votin 2 years had pushed his broom along Minne apolis streets before he retired and entered politics in earnest While ie campaigned his wife continued workingas a dipper ina candy factory He only laughed at people ook hinrto task for entering poli tics at such an advanced age I got married when I was 61 ne told them Believe a man ought to take his time about im portant things like Uat Time ripens him v Molotov Says Italy to Be Great Power Paris Foreign Min ster V M Molotov told the Paris eace conference Tuesday Fascisi taly bears a tremendous respon sibility but that does not mean hat Italy should lose her im Jortance as a power in the Medi erranean Speaking in response to pleas or leniency expressed Saturday Alcifle De Gasper i of taly Molotov paid tribute to the services rendered by historic taly He said the soviet people vere confident for the future of taly as a great country He added however that De Jasperis address was an attempt o evade the fundamental prob ems of Italys democratic resurg nce The head of the Italian dele jation failed to condemn fascism Ie failed to make a single remark gainst the work of Mussolini Molotov declared The Russian foreign minister aid De Gasperis suggestion for years delay in completing the eace terms especially with re ation to the future of Trieste can meet with no support from his conference He said Italys demand for post ponement was an attempt to ex Jloit divergencies in the views be ween the allies and was based n the hope that it will be possi le to upset certain compromises f the foreign ministers council aiolotov charged that certain owers are trying o gain power n the Mediterranean at the ex ense of Italy and France and aid both countries should feel esponsibility as Mediterranean la tes To stand on its feet Molotov aid Italy must carry out radical hanges The new Italy must have he support of all nations He said the assertions of De asperi were the claims of the Id imperialist Italy and not of he genuine new democratic Italy Before starting his speech Molo ov complained that the delegales ad not been provided with copies f the days agenda and said the oviet delegation wanted the genda discussed right now explained that no agenda ad been provided by the secre tariat and that therefore there nothing to discuss Chairman Byrnes declared the iscussion of the Italian statement losed after Molotov Tsaldaris and void had spoken and no other eiegafe requested opportunity to make an address LAPINER MOTOR MAKE TOP BIDS Offers Made to War Assets Administration for Plant and 40 Acres Chicago war assets administration announced Monday that the following bids had been received on the Mason City hemp Mason City Iowa operated by War Hemp Industries Inc during the war and now declarec surplus Lapiner Motor Co Mason City SoOOOO cash for the building land installations and equipment Lap mer Motor is a manufacturer o truck and trailer bodies and said u its bid were accepted it woult form the Homar Body and Traile Co Inc to employ from 35 to 5 persons The Hawkeye Wire Products Co Clear Lake Iowa 550000 for the plant land and equipment The company manufactures har ness hardware and said it would employ an additional 50 persons i its bid were accepted It also asked to reserve the right to set lots on the land surrounding the plant for workers homes C E Berghefer Mason City an acre for 30 acres of ground surrounding the building exclu sive of the 10 acres on which the bunding is situated Burl Ridout Armstrong Iowa for the landbuilding V equipment Eli Colby Co Hanlontown Iowa all metal parts of kilns shafts pulleys and other equipment The WAA took the bids under advisement CRITICIZES IOWA JUVENILE HOMES Des Moines criti cisms of state institutions partic ularly the orpr nages at Daven port and Toledo were on file be ore the state hoard control Tuesday in a letter of resignation presented by Dr Harold M Skeels Iowa City head of the boards di vision of psychological services Dr Skeels had held the post 14 years and returned to the job last December after 3 years service in he army air corps He announced his resignation Monday Skeels who has been working lalftime for the board and half ime for the University of Iowa vhere he was associate professor of psychology in the Iowa child velfare research station also an nounced he was leaving the uni The board resignation takes ef ect Sept 1 He did hot disclose his uture plans It was reported he lad asked the university to relieve urn of his duties as of Sept 30 Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday with thundershowers and warmer Wednesday owa Partly cloudy in the north east and mostly cloudy in the south and west portions Tues day night and Wednesday with scattered thundershowers and warmer in the west portion Wednesday Lowest Tuesday night 5560 Highest Wednes day near 80 owas 5day outlook Mean tem perature will average 3 degrees above normal State normal is 73 Little change in temperature Wednesday Rising trend Thursday and Friday be coming cooler Saturday and warmer again Sunday Precipi tation will average onequarter inch occurring as showers in western Iowa Wednesday and all sections Saturday linnesota Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Tuesday night Wednesday mostly cloudy and slightly warmer with scattered thundershowers in the west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Tuesday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Tuesday EAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 51 60 82 64 on Mason City HempTlani WAA ANNOUNCES BIDSTwo bids of each as well as several lower were announced Monday by the war assets administration on the Mason City hemp plant which cost the government approximately 5360000 for the build MUSSOLINIS BODY FOUND Recovered From Pavia Convent Fascist Held Milan body of Be nito Mussolini unearthed from its paupers grave here on April 22 by fascist fanatics was re covered Monday night from the Certosa convent at Pavia 25 miles south of Milan police reported tarly Tuesday Officials apparently got their clue to the bodys whereabouts from Antonio Parozzi a 20 year old fascist who confessed last week that he and 4 others stole the corpse from its first resting place Police said they would hold the body in Milan until instructions were received Rome It was brought to police Headquarters in a Rein forced trunk covered with 2 wa terproof sacks Attached to the makeshift cof fin was a note signed Marco which said the body had been Juried twice since the first ex mmation in Milan Marco was Leccisi of the dentified as Domenico pro claimed founder democratic fascist party who was arrested several weeks ago The Milan police chief said he believed the body had been hid den for a long time in the An relicum convent at Milan headed by Father Enrico Zucca who was rrested Monday Father Lamberto plant is one of 11 which the government built in Iowa during the war to process hemp grown here after Japan captured the Ph lip pinea supply It processed only 2 crops Novelist H G Wells Dies Wrote Outline of History London G Wells dis tmguished British novelist scien director of he Certosa convent said he re eived the body Monday for tem porary custody He said the Corpse was delivered to him by ather Alberto Pariniof the An gelicum convent The police chief said the text the note and depositions taken ndicated that Fathers Parini and Zucca were responsible for hiding he body since May 7 fumps Jail too Soon o Learn of Pardon Blont Luesday searched for James Barr 4 of Denver who would have een a free man had he not es caped from the a r m ys nearby Fort Missoula disciplinary bar acks The barracks public relations face said official war depart ment clemency for the prisoner ervmg a 6 year sentence had ar rived Monday but that the former oldier escaped before officers oCld inform him of his freedom The escape voids his discharge tist and social critic died Tuesday a little more than a month before he would have been 80 years old Wells whose health had been ebbing for several months died Tuesday afternoon at his London residence He had suffered for many years from diabetes and re centcomplications drained his vi tality He would have been 80 Sept 21 Wells who at 15 was a drapers apprentice became one of the most famous literary men of his age He also was one of the most prolific He turned out more than 70 novels and historical works which have been translated into every major language of the world Possibly the best known of Wells work was his Outline of History It was published in 1920 and immediately became a best seller around the world Among his many novels which hada wide circulation were Mr Britling Sees It Through Tony Bungay and Kipps The bold imagination of Wells plus his scientific knowledge con jured up visions of interplanetary affairs and marvels to come They were set down for a gejieration which at the turn of the century marveled over his The Time Ma chine The Invisible Man and The Main in the Moon Wells rivaled George Bernard Shaw as a conversationalist His last barrage upon phlegmatic British opinion took the form of a caustic attack upon the monarchy In it Wells declared that if there were any truth in rumors that the royal family were in volved in the case of Sir Oswald Mosley leader of the union of British fascists Then there is every reason why the house of Hanover should follow the house of Savoy into the shadows of exile and leave England free to return to its old republican traditions The public generally appeared to resent the Wells attack Most people including those in position to know were convinced that the royal family never was interested to the slightest degree in the fas cist black shirt movement in this country Wells attempt to forecast his life span was wide of the mark He predicted he would die at 97 In the 1930s he wrote his own obituary describing himself as dying penniless in the Paddington poorhouse The publishing world will be astounded if his will not not disclose that he died a very wealthy man The domestic reindeer was in troduced into North America from Siberia via Alaska in 1891 H G WELLS 2ND FIRE VICTIM DIES AT OSAGE Funeral Thursday for William Buening 73 Osagc William Buening 73 died at the University hospital at Iowa City at 5 am Tuesday the of the Sullivan Osage Saturday second victim hotel fire at morning James Lancaster 39 died early Sunday of 3rd degree burns suffered in the lire Buenings death was unexpected as he was reported slightly im proved Monday before he was laken to Iowa City Reports here Tuesday morning indicated an autopsy would be held Buening was born in Milwaukee July 28 1873 He came to Osage when a young man and married Emma Ruehl who died in 1926 He had been employed by the Central States Power and Light company at Osage and also worked as a carpenter Surviving are an adopted daughter Mrs Paul Crawford of Orchard 2 grandchildren and 2 sisters Mrs Ed Rodemaker and Earl Gaffney of Charles Tentative time for the funeral is 10 a m Thursday at the Sacred Heart Catholic church at WISCONSIN AT PRIMARY POLLS LaFollette and Aged Governor in Hot Races By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A 3day gubernatorial contest and Senator Robert M LaFol lettes bid for republican nomina tion after 12 years as a progres sive lent sparkle Tuesday to Wis consins primary With the LaFollette senatorial scrap spilling over into the arena of national politics the Wisconsin balloting outshone the selection of GOP candidates for governor and senator in Vermont and a free forall for the democratic nom ination for governor in South Car olina Both LaFoilette and the 83 year oldrepublican governorWalter S Goodland were snubbed when they sought the endorsement of the Wisconsin GOP convention for additional terms But they went after nomination in the primary anyway against these men backed by the party organization For the senate Circuit Judge Joseph R McCarthy former ma rine captain for the governorship i investment Kenny Banker Delbert Also in the senatorial race is Perry J Stearns Milwaukee at torney Third man in the guber natorial field with LaFoIlettes blessing is Ralph M Immell vet eran of 2 wars and former state adjutant general Posse Presses Chase of 2 Bank Bandits Antlers Okla cat mouse chase of 100 possemen for 2 bank bandits continued Tuesday in the rugged Kiamichi mountains of southeastern Oklahoma with the outlaws so hard pressed for iood that they tried to steal a sack of potatoes from a farm woman Mrs Lewis Trent who lives 3 miles west of here told officers she surprised a dark laired and answering the descrip ion of one of the her house as she returned from gath ering eggs He was attempting to steal a sack of potatoes She related the man knocked ler against a backyard fence and fled a few minutes before High way Patrol Captain Dale Petty came along WARDEN REAPPOINTED Des Moincs state Oard of control Tuesday an nounced the reappointment of 3ercy Lainson to his second 4 year term as warden of the state penitentiary at Ft Madison Iowa Freddy Sees Butter Running Out Our Ears By FREDERICK C OTHMAN Washington OPA de ontrol board is on the job these ays hearing a lot about the horn f plenty It makes good listening Were about to get so much ood according to farm and grain rade witnesses that the problem s ivhos going it all Bread nd butter will ars therell be Bread run out of our angclfood cake n every street corner and the mgersnap trees will grow again n the rocfc candy mountain You hmk Im full of potato alcohol jistcn It was like a dream when the PA went off said C N Silcox ecretary of the Ithaca N Y co perative exchange and you ould see the golden stream of ellow corn flowing from the cribs The farmers the grain traders he chicken feed makers the corn yrup boilers the cracker bakers nd even the cookie cutters lesti ed la minute intervals about how the bounty of nature this year was making the OPA as unnecessary as the old blue eagle Walter C Bergcr the portly representative of the teed manu facturers association said we may have to revive that bird of the depression he suggested that the government forget trying to hold gram prices down and begin worrying about how to keep them up The 3 boardsmen Roy L Thomp son Daniel Bell and George H Mead who must decide whether OPA slaps price controls on food laier this month gave little indi cation by their questions how they were thinking New Orleans Banker Thompson was inscrutable in gray tie and gray suit Ohio paper manufac turer Mead occasionally rubbed his bald head and seldom opened his mouth Washington Banker Bel asked most of the questions But n sMtme treasury man himself and he asked em carefully Mostly lhe decontrolled sat quietly in the red leather chairs of the senate caucus room while the food producers told how feast was emerging from faine The wheat crop will equal the record corn will better it while never in history have we had so many oats they testified this talk of grain surpluse looks peculiar to them With eacl passing day they get less for thei money at the grocers Mrs Bourne said it was th boards duly to reimpose pric controls and give the consumers break The women want the gov ernment also to restore food sub sidics she added went on for hours and I Bell a littlf visions of white bread again and a little plumper beer and bonded bourbon left the treasury said did sh Came then a handsome the rich taxpayer shoulc woman in a dress of blue buy the bread of the poo black stripes and a blue Mrs Bourne said she hat to give us dreamers a t mean that at all She saic She identified herself as d like to see the OPA buried Dorothy D Bourne of soon as the next fellow bu ton representing the OPAs anybody doing business in i sumer advisory committee today knows the time ha said this meant she was yet come for the housewives of didnt exactly call th If the food situation is so rosy she said the ladies havent noticed it The price of bread is up the sue of the lonf is down and the business chieftains in their tailored suits profiteers Irrf no mindreader but REPORT 3 JEWS KILLED IN RIOT AS TROOPS FIRE 2 British Transports Moving Refugees to Cyprus Detention Camp BULLETIN Haifa announcement Tuesday night said that 3 Jews were killed Tuesday when troops fired on Jewish demonstrators protesting the transfer of Jewish refugees from their ships at Haifa to detention camps in Cy prus London spokesman for the British colonial office specifi cally named American financial sources Tuesday as responsible for encouraging and directing illegal immigration of Jews into Palestine The spokesman made the state ment when asked by a renortcr to describe he very large finan cial contributions which n Bri tish government statement said Tuesday night were financing a mass exoilus of European Jews to the holy land The governments statement an nounced Brilains decision to end illegal immigration and to convey fo Cyprus or elsewhere any Im migrants arriving illegally Haifa CUP British forces fighting with smoke bombs against hysterical Jews armed with bot tles cans and sticks Tuesday herded hundreds of Jewish refu gees into barbwire pens on trans port ships for shipment to deten tion camps in Cyprus Casualties were numerous One woman was killed and 10 men severely wounded as crowds from the Jewish suburb of Hadar Ha carmel answering the summons of the underground radio Yfllce of Israel tried to force heir way the port area to save the Jew ish refugees from deportation Thousands of Jews ordered confined to their homes under the strictest curfew answered the ral lying call of the clandestine radio which instructed them to get out of your houses and into the streets They swarmed down toward the harbor from their village half way up Mount Carmel which overlooks Port Haifa As they attempted to approach the port they met a strong British military cordon The British or dered the Jews to turn back When the crowd refused the troops opened fire killing 1 worn an and wounding 10 men The British military immediate ly declared the port region a closed area No one was allowed either to enter or leave The outbreak came as 2 British troop transports with barbwire cages on deck hoisted anchor and prepared to sail for Cyprus with the hundreds of Jews who had been removed from their squalid refugee ships in handtohand pitched battles Hundreds of Jews fought back with their fists against troops and marines which ordered them to the transports Scores suffered mi nor injuries The bitterest battle was fought over the Little Henrietta Zzold aboard which several hundred Jews had made their way to Pal estine A boarding party of marines was met by a barrage of bottles cans and sticks The marines re plied with a shower of smoke bombs The Jews tossed the bombs back at the marines Finally with the aid of infantrymen the Jews of the Henrietta Zzold were re moved Young Jews shouting fascists and nazis kicked punched bit and hurled bottles at the soldiers n the predawn harbor battle Some marines were wounded by pieces of wood and bottles thrown n their faces Five hundred Jews fought against infantrymen who trans ferred them at 4 a m from their old ship Yagour to the troopship Empire Rival in the start of operation Cyprus ordered by the British government to halt il legal immigration A British warship fired a warn ng shot to halt 1 ot 3 refugee ships while hundreds of Jews were being herded into wire pens for removal to Cyprus I watched several young Jews carried away on stretchers after a fist fight on the Vigour One with bloody face shouted for years I believed in Monty But you nazis A military spokesman said the refugees offered considerable resistance We pushed them he said The struggle in the warlike har bor was the start of Britains aolicy of sending to Cyprus all illegal immigrants who reached   

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