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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                OF ANB UOIKE3 A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT Five Cents a Copyi VOL La Harry S Truman t friendpresident Truman Charles Ross Marks Kansas City a jxobb piesiaentiat secretarv inri i n aide AP Wirephoto J d behlnd Ross IW PREPARE FOR ANYTHING HAIFA RIOTS Protests Continue to Deportation of Illegal Refugee Immigrants Haifa Palestine Claude Porter ICC Member Since 28 Dies Suddenly n T the Jews of Haifa Saturday HG pKrepared everything ahd d by during the next few hours as the British prepared to speed 2 troopships to Cyprus with 1500 moe illegal immigrants The unseen speaker his voice heard over an amplifier addressed a meeting held behind barbed wire barricades which the Jews had ft0 fPr6VMt tary interference The meeting was called in protest against addi tional shipments to Cyprus The immigrants late Saturday still were on the ships 23 and Eurirf Carried fhem frm Europe Two destroyers and 4 po lice irunboats hovered nearby A astance away were the Rival ofd which car Beports spread through Jewish the British vj men had tried to load the addi tional immigrants aboard the Fdday night and Sain Saturday morning but that the refugees had pelteLjhem with CLAUDE PORTER t4 offieer denied Does this infer that a few i People can stand off the navy What happened last was a routine delivery df i looa to those people by the army and navy He added he expected the refu gees would be loaded on the troop ships Saturday riight In Cyprus authorities prepared to set up a 2nd camp for the immigrants bringing total accom odations there to 10000 In Jerusalem Saturday after noon the postoffice received an other warnins that it would be Gillette Says Palestine to Be Big Base military base with the possible partia aid of American r equipment former Sen r if GlIlette charSed Saturday Gillette now president of the American league for a free Pales tine returned Friday from a su P he wrr e nferred with Jewish and Arab leaders m j s ic WOUJQ be bombed The building was evacu lted but nothing was lound Similar warnings have been Delivered several times The gathering followed a call broadcast at 15mimite intervals during the morning by the clan destine Jewish radio station The Votce of Israel Loudspeakers P Sf u maiy windows blared radio announcements The unseen speakers voice is sued from art amplifier He pro tested against the deportation ivhich he said was being carried aut by the British with thc help n a whole army using full equip ment ianhs and 5 battleships The warning to be prepared ssued from the amplifier after the lemonstrators had sung the Jewish of nationalism at the close mm rviiiu leader t Lebanon and Palestine s Question he said inal vireat Britain is n Hi transforming the military estab lishment set up during the war neiit mporary Dasis a perma This was being done Gillette said he was informed pos biv through equipping certain mili tary units with lendlease gear He cited one instance where he passed a half division of trans Jordanian troops with mobile eqtnpment which he was told was of U S origin He was unable to confirm the report however Gillette praised as a step President Trumans aS Native lowan Dies 6 Days After Son Choked to Death Washington Claude R sorter 74 member of the inter IWR commission since son snce died Saturday 6 days after death of a son George The commissioner a native of Moulton Jowa collapsed at his office Thursday of a cerebral hem orrhage and was taken to a hos pifal He died at 5 a m a few hours before funeral services were held for the son announcement of th fathers death was withheld unti after the sons funeral to softe the shock of the second traged tor the commissioners widow wh nad not been advised The son a 54yearold Wash DC attorney choked tc death last Sunday night whil dining at a hotel in San Francisco A coroners autopsy found that 2De ln INVITE AUSTRIA TALKS DESPITE OPPOSING REDS Peace Parley to Hear Iran Also as Country Contributing to Victory Paris European peace conference voted 15 to 6 Saturday oveFRussian opposition to invite Austria to preSent her views on he pending treaty with Italy and hen adopted unanimously a Sov et proposal to invite Iran to be heard as well The United States joined Brit in in favor of permitting Austria o the words of the explain its point of rioiif AM iis Mm m Moslem OfKcer Van Hprn jri ntical Condition After Accidental Gunshot The condition of Charles Van fcrn 28 Hth N B Mason City accidentally shot critical Van Horn had been working and decided to clean his rc olyer in the garage The gun was Jccidentally fired the bullet strik ing Van Horn in the chest and piercing his body just missing the Heart He was taken to the Park hos JJlal by Clifford Graney 224 Hth N E A number of policemen have given blood at the hospital and ff papcris urerenHy needed throw it away The Boy Lvjjjaiii point ot on the treaty with Italy on he same terms as Albania Mexi o Cuba and Egypt Soviet delegate Andrei Y Vish nsky twice took the floor to ex press his opposition He contended t was clear that the object was to ng up Austrias claim to the jouth Tyrol a claim which was ejected by the council of foreign ministers He said there were many reasons against the invi tation White Russia the Ukraine Po land Czechoslovakia and Yugo slavia lined up with Russia against the invitation when it came to the vote Stale Department Counsellor Benjamin V Cohen had expressed the United States hones that the conference will let Austria be heard He observed It would take less time to hear the views of Austria than to debate her right to be heard Immediafely after approval of the invitation to Austria the Sov iet delegate placed a motion be fore the conference for a similar invitation to Iran The Iranian government has 3 times communicated its desire to FLOOD VICTIMS Olive Arnold Oak the 4 Die 1200 Honwless as Flood Hits S Illinois and E Missouri bt Louis INDIAN TROOPS FIRE TO CLEAR LOOTING CROWD All Parties Condemn Riots on Eve of Self Government for India Calcutta A pitched battle was raging Saturday between crowds of Moslems and Hindus in central Calcutta after another aay riots marked by arson looting and stabbing incidents Casualties in the 2day disorders were estimated at 250 killed and 1600 injured Reuters reported British and Indian troops rem lorced by armored cars struggled to clear the streets The situation was reported improved in the north part of the city Sir Frederick Burrows gover nor of Bengal told Calcuttans in a radio broadcast Saturday niEht t it was discreditable hat on the eve of selfgovernment the larg est city in India should become I ot mob He said political leaders of all parties were unanimous in condemning what he described as the licentious de struction of life and property Police fired many times the day to disperse crowds loot ing shops Some bodies lay un Hardest Hit 400 Rescued BULLETIN take part in this conference s conerence Vishinsky said The Soviet dele gation thinks the request is en tirely justified and well founded The Soviet delegate proposed hat Iran be invited on the same footing as other United Nations members which hitherto have not aken part in he conference This yould give the proposed delet ion an opportunity to express its but not to vote Vishinsky said that Iran had Contributed to the victory iAmeri can Red Cross reporUd Saturday r aSt 395 horaes h H oraes ana her buildmsrs have been destroyed or damarprt hv nc r Louis Jlo a flash flood in St It said disaster representatives there have set up 8 shelters to r6 victims More than 7000 persons have been ST en vu vu vv nn viciory o VET jermany through its coopera ion in moving supplies through er territory He said Iran made 1 aPPljcation to participate n tne conference July 25 Dr of the Chinese elegation supported the Russian roposal to invite Iran nr f msson of some fo the6 u including Jews He said that Arab ana Jews mix freely on a friendly basis in PaS me and efforts on the part of socalled leaders to aronse pf the meeting Throughout the morning raice of Israel station the had oiaci elation naa Broadcast the appeal to Jews in fhe Haifa area to leave your fiomes and join the demonstration in tne center of town The announcer said Jewish re Aigees from the immigrant ships Cwentythrce and Fenice are be ng deported right now Observers GiUette said that the people of Palestine have now reached a point whsre their backs are to the wall and they can retreat no more as they see the progress made in building up the country now being strangled by the Leading Candidates to Speak at North Iowa Fair provided food and both hiVC bCCn on a train he and the Red Cross said By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS y rains numerous Illinois communities Friday cosi ng 4 persons their lives inflic ng heavy property damage and leaving more than 1200 persons homeless Saturday Persons owlands Across the Mississippi river from St Louis suffered most Property damage 9 to f Collars whin to 12 inches rain fell in 48 hours ended Friday which hit Omaha DCS Moines La AfA Si nd Minn R if Z lnchcs of rai at Kochcstcr Some DCS Moines streets were flooded and wind locUi reached 58 miles an hour While Kansas continued to svvel r UId temperatures at resident of Province of Alberta discarded summer Clothes for warmer apparel Half an Sch o snow fell in Calgary where the mercury dropped to 33 Frost was feared m the Edmonton area where bumper crops are ripening Wind Rain Cause Damage at Manly and Nearby Farms rA wind and rain did much damage in Many 1 a whP V1Ty at when large imbs m lvere windowpanes shat flattpnaprt ltrdns andsweet corn flattened The town was in dark ness for more than 2 hours Ed Wachsnicht and Bud Rod electricians for the P G and I the When a on Mount Carmel arme verlooking Haifa said two Bri ships believed to be loading refugees for deportation to v1 standns in the but were unable to say they were loading re fhe ships AiAiuAiKiaiii snips Meanwhile a ring of steel was lamtamed around the harbor as has been since the first deporta on of refugees Tuesday Authorities expressed fear of uious uprisings in the already nse city as word spread that the 11 rn British vessels Empire Hey pod Tmd Empire Rival which turned to Haifa from Cyprus iday night were preparing to port thc immigrants Tension was reported running gh in Haifa although no cur u been clamped on the town sentencing to the socalled Stern san for a bomb raid on Haifa railway shops rumors spread that the under ground would strike back and thc renewed deportations to the apprehension of jrities reports indicated the f D L1Vmi national council for Palestine jews was standing pat on its decision for a nonco Strike the deportations to Pro Icvee about 7o miles northwest of st Louis after a Thursday night storm scndinc thousands of tons of sand and water into the little own ot Pearl IH No Iives lost amons the 600 residents but znll ttftfft MMlVf lilt 250 were homeless I see how they all got mey an got out alive Pike County Sheriff Steve Hoover said The people were looking for trouble and made iiieir way to high spots before the levee burst but some persons taken 0 safety by Wen a arSe M was blown down and snapped inl 01 tne Bethel church erc the east yet After Fridays In Paris David BenGurion chairman of the Jewish agency executive said Friday nfeht President Trumans statement ha he is considering asking congress for special legislation to entry to the U S of some Euo pean refugees including Jews FRANK MLES Governor Nominee KENNETH A EVANS G O P Lieut Gov Nominee ele If America would admit some it would be wou e fine Bui there are 600000 Enropc who Tr the Times hailed Trumans statement as a ageous decision while the other i jnuu uuv nominee memsoffaSe1946 fal haVe a the ele colorful sounds and The 10foot high levee 24 feet broad at the base gave way un der the pressure of flood waters in 2 creeks tributaries of the nearby Illinois river More than 25 homes were de molished and another 25 damaged Hoover said Sand from the hill sides piled up as high as four feet in the town blanketing automo biles Across from St Louis more than 100 persons were left home less mostly in East St Louis and Belleville III Coast guard and private boats rescued 400 persons marooned in the Washington park district of East St Louis Absenteeism among flood stranded workers slowed industry did not arnnT around the danecr rone until re Pairs could be made All the meters were out of or hnu atf pant a DOU of lightning struck causing a delay of several hours until re pairs could be made Operations resuned at midnight The entire town was littered frnm fCbnS torn lv rT entirc days to clean up the At the home of Mrs D ftj Smith a chicken house was picked and set in thc alley Six chick ens were undisturbed tened H rker Rer o e mers Elevator reports that 2 itJVUCO fine riding and high colorful sounds and scenes 01 the rodeo alt the shows rides and concessions of the carnival Now comes the announcement that politics and statecraft too pMgranT e On Labor Day afternoon Mon aay Sept 2 Frank Miles demo crntic nominee for governor war correspondent and former Legion naire editor will speak briefly aft A FV c evening Kenneth lLt i nominee for lieutenant governor will speak speak the band concert and before the evening rodeo show ihe contrasting views and claims for suport of the 2 leading m thus bc re and eloquent per eoquent per sonalities Arrangements for the 2 attractions were made with th respective committees anc 1 the and democratic parties of Cerro Pasengers from St Louis ar rived Friday night at Evansville ind almost 24 hours late after a Louisville and Nashville railroad f stranded by high water at Mt Vernon 111 Downtown St Loais escaped flooding but some west residential streets were under water and 2 youths apparently drowned when they were swept into a storm seiver by surging waters A 13 yearold Ncfrro girl drowned in her flooded home at Elsberry Mo Another death attributed to the slorm was at Cenralia where a man was electrocuted by a live wire The weather bureau said no winds accompanied storms each 30 feet U11B Jen had been set up for un loading coal and srain were moved nearly 20 feel by the wind corn m the immediate vicinity of Manly was down Saturday morning but the damage did not seem to extend to a wide area JUNIOR LEGION NATIONAL GOES TO S CAROLINA Indianapolis Charleston i 5 Wa selecled by the na tional Americanism commission of the American Legion Saturday as the site for its junior baseball championship tournament which starts Aug 26 St Paul previously had been chosen for the event but it was transferred because of an out RUSSIAN TROOPS AT IRAN BORDER Reported Near Railhead Into Azerbaijan Tehran official foreign source said Saturday that cabled reports from the northern frontier indicated that the Russians army had massed 15 to 25 divisions along the Araxases river bound ary between Iran and Soviet Rus sia The informant who requested that his name be withheld said the reports came from qualified military observers He declared the troops are typical red army blown units with the average division 5000strong but with mechanized divisions probably slightly smaller The Soviet news agency Tass said Friday it had been authorized to deny similar reports attributed to Hussein Ala Iranian ambassa dor o the United Slates The informant said the Russian troops were deployed for GO kilo meters 38 miles east of Dzhulfa the border city 80 miles north of Tabriz through which some red army units were withdrawn when the Russians evacuated Azerbaijan province last May This would placp the Russians near the head of the rail line and highway into Azerzaijan province roughly midway between the Black sea and the Caspian Col William T Sexton U S military attache and 3 aides who were arrested by Azerbaijan dem ocrats in Tabriz June 19 left Teh ran last week for Tabriz enroutc to thefrontier A highly placed diplomatic source said Premier Ahmed Qa vam was greatly concerned over rumored Russian troop movements in the north and the British deci sion to move Indian troops into Basra Iraq near the AngloIran ian oil fields in southern Iran Tehran newspapers reported that a shipload of Indian troops had arrived at Basra The roar of crowds and the crash of breaking glass could be heard along with the crackle of small arms lire Damage to dale was estimated around issential services of the city were maintained with skeleton staffs Some office workers were stranded m their office buildings Many others who succeeded n reaching their homes Friday vdid not report at their jobs Saturday Orders were issued prohibiting the assembly of 5 or more person and barring the carrying of dang erous weapons as reports came in leasftem ncvv clashcs the M cs w Moslem league observed a Britis the direct c against T plans for cbshes contin ued into the night despite a cur few Bus and tram service re mained suspended Saturday and some isolated cases of looting were durinS thc night the losses Some sources said it would be reared British troops kept in a eng Saturday in a limited extent but responsibility for maintaining acmea Thpv moved about the streets in jeeps covered with wire mesh to protest e the to firimr in ms amrcsto break up Hindu nn r ThW opened fire r opened fire street where the burn Indians armed themselves with heavy sllcks and 0 the who icab business in Cal in Ind and Dak will compete a will comp lor the national championship Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Thundershowers Sat urday evening followed by clearing and cooler late Satur day night Fair and cooler Sun day Iowa Thundershowers in south and east portions early Satur day night Clearing and cooler late Saturday night Fair and cooler Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy and cooler Saturday night with thundershowers extreme south east portion early Saturday night Generally fair and cooler Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics hour period ending at 8 i Saturday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Saturday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Some civilian cars took Euro Pcans to their offices and were not wa kfit i was walking to xvork with a gun slune over his shoulder S A police officer who had been hvOUrs rest said the authorities were having difficulty removing the bodies of victims of the rioting kepi on the move wc can flo is Ambulances and Red Crosi Indians since the intense feel 24 92 64 67 32 76 60 Few offices and business estab lishments were able to open Sat ths Indiar failed to report for work Anyway Los AngjIes Hauled thrn h0 j Chargc d through a red traffic light i or Robert B wlder dhplay traffic signal device in which a glowing neon tube would ind i into en a A very good idea mused the court fve dollars please Nex   

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