Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archive: August 21, 1946 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME atrr HIBTOfty AKO ARCHIVES IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT Associated Press and United Press Full legjed MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS DEFENDS YUGOSLAVIAS ACTS NOT EXPECTED UNTIL SEPT 2 Definite Date Depends on Agreement Between OPA and Agriculture Washington re tail meat prices probably will b delayed until early next montl the office of price administratio said Wednesday New and lower ceilings for live stock at the slaughterer level ar scheduled to go into effect at a m Friday under the order is sued Tuesday night by thc decon frol board i But an OPA spokesman said fh effect of these price reduction will not reach retail stores for 1 or 14 days OPA will attempt to retur prices to the June 30 level bu a complete rollback for all cut of meat was considered ver doubtful The sky was still the limit o butter and milk costs which th board ruled should remain fre from control When meat slaughtered unde controls reaches retai stores however it will be under OPA ceilings The spokesman estimated th retail ceiling prices would go iht effect about Sept 2 But he em phasized that any definite dat depends on an agreement to b made between OPA and the de partment of agriculture at a meet mg later Wednesday By order of the price decontro T livestock andon soy beans cot ton seed and their products Dairy products and most grains the board ruled must remain fre of price curbs The decision announced Tues day night had been Washington bestkept secret since the atom bomb EvenOPA was kept in th dark For that reason OPA held new controls in suspension for 2 days while it draws up necessary regulations Price ceilings to be come effective Friday will be an nounced Thursday OPA said One OPA official believed ceil ings on most meat cuts could be restored to levels in effect on June 30 The roll back he noted will be aided by restoration of meat subsidies as ordered by thc decontrol board Board members Hoy L Thomp son Daniel W Bell and George H Mean warned that supplies of both meat and dairy products wil continue short of demand They said meat production this year will be somewhat smaller than last years output The board declined to damp controls on milk because it said prices have failed to rise unrea sonably since ceilings were lifted It added however that prices of dairy products would be kepi under close surveillance If they get out of line the board said Tuesday nights action will be re considered Theboard handed down its de cision after 9 days of hearings and study The task was given the board after congress failed to reach a price decision on many commodities after 6 months wrangling Now the board must study pos sible price action on poultry eggs tobacco and petroleum Congress said these products will remain controlfree unless the board de cides otherwise In restoring meat controls the board authorized OPA to put hack effect the same subsidies that were applied to meat on June 30 An agriculture department official said fhesc to taled 5684000000 in fiscal should be sufficient to allow a rollback of meat prices to June 30 levels Although the farm parity ratio increased about S per cent during the first 15 days after price con trols expired the spokesman noted that there was still a comfortabe cushion between livestock ceil ings and parity levels on June 30 That cushion probably can absorb any subsequent increases in the farmers cost of living To ease the transition into a subsidy free era beginning by order of congress on April l the board decreed that the subsidy payments must be cut In half not later than Jan 10 In addition to meat soy beans and cotton seed the board re tried price controls to flaxseed and byproduct grain feeds It left free of control wheat rye corn oats feed oats mixed feed oats barley and grain sorphums and any livestock or poultry feed made entirely from any one or U S Opposes Red Move on Dardanelles Washington an historic claim to direct interest in Black Sea affairs the United States Wednesday formally declared its outright opposition to Russian de mands for a share in military con trol of the Dardanelles The American note to Moscow was 1 of 2 factors that sent rela tions between the United States and countries within the soviet orbit plummeting to a new post war low The other was this countrys angry protest to Yugoslavia over the outrageous performance of Yugoslav fighter craft which at tacked and forced an American transport plane to crash land Premier Mar shal Tito re torted that his country wants peace but not at any price Bearing the signal ure of Under Secre tary of State Dean Acheson the Dardanelles note expressed the firm opin ion of this gov ernment t Wa t Turkey should continue to be primarily respon sible for the defense of the traits Pointedly it noted that the Russian proposal contained no referenceto the United i clearcut reminder thatan in ernational organization has been et up to handle all such secur ity problems Should the straits become the object of attack or threat of an attack by an aggressor the note declared the resulting situation would constitute a threat to in ernational security and would learly be a matter for action on the part of the security council ft the United Nations But he made it abundantly within the confines of oolite diplomatic hat the United States would not sit idly by in any soviet effort o establish herself in a favored f not dominant position in the straits The American note however did set its seat of general agree ment on 3 of the soviet pro posals namely 1 The straits should be always open to the passage of merchant hips of all countries 2 The straits should be always pen to the passage of warships if the Black Sea powers 3 Passage through the straits or warships not belonging to the Black Sea powers shall not be Bobs Fast Ball Sets Record H H BOYCE City FKED LOGEMAN Manly Jesse Halden Elected New Commander of Iowa Legion Logemari of Manly Boyce of Mason City Selected at Convention Des Jloines American The State convention lermitted except in ially provided for cases spe Slate Troops Still in TornadoHit Wells Wells Minn Col E V Jyquist Mankato commander of he iocal state guard resident said Vednesday state troops would ontmue to guard the tornado vrecked area for several days Col Nyquist said traffic would Iso be barred from the city which vas nearly demolished by the tor ado Saturday night Dont burn your waste paper It s still badly needed Save it for he Boy Scouts enon Wednesday unanimously elected Jesse W Halden 52 of Newton as state commander to succeed Ralph Stuart of Hampton Election of Halden only person nominated for the post by thc nominating committee was made unanimous by motion of a dele gate on the floor Halden sa service in the first World war Also made unanimous were the elections of five vice commanders put before the delegates by the nominating committee They were Paul J Fulton Burlington Rus sell Jameson nionticello Fred B Logeman Manly Wylie J Satter lee Marcus and Robert Read ahenandoah Jameson and Read are veterans of World war H the others of IVorld war I RJ Laird Des Moiens and Henry H Boyce Mason City were reelected adjutant and historian respectively The Rev Thomas jl Monanty of Des Moines was elected chaplain and Dale Boyd of Pocahontas sergeantatarms The convention decided to meet next year in SiouxCity the only city which extended an invitation The Legionnaires in the final tion over got into their first battle proposed increase in the membership of the executive committee The proposal was that membership of the committee be extended tojnclude all past stateL ISOM paS Kwt national comrriitteemen WilsonHeed Fairfield 72year and veteran theSpanish American and first contended ed the the that the plan He would ktiu jJid perpetuate the committee Resolutions recommended to the convention and adopted included one which suggested that the session of the state legislature dc H1 yJDay of each stale holiday Another the Lejrion to use its in fluence toward adequate appro priations for schools A third urged revision of the soldiers relief act to extend to orphans of World war H veterans the same benefits now provided for orphans of World war I vet A fourth resolution recom mended creation of a Legion ath fn t coramVson to govern and tester athletic competition of all types between posts your waste paper It China Reds Set Up Own Government Nanking commu nisls announced Wednesday estab Iishment of their own governmen of Manchuria and said they woul not discuss participating in an coalition government of China un til all of the current fighting i Some informed quarters sai that establishment of such a coali tion had become the last hope of mediators seeking a nermanen peace Communist spokesmen denie that their party was for all out mobilization against Chian KaiSheks forces and said the have no desire to overthrow his natnonal JS strictly a oneparty regime But they added The first thing is to stop fight ing Then we can talk about re organizing the government Some observers said that Gen eral Marshall and Ambassado John Leighton Stuart having fail ed to stop the shooting first an talk politics later now were try ing to reach a political accord firs Chiang these sources said ha asked Marshall to request a lis of ministries which communist would demand in any coalition government The communists have not de clared war upon Chiangs forces Party Spokesman Wang PingNan contended He explained in an in tcrview here that last Monday Yenan broadcast urging commu nists to mobilize not a declaration of war it was in n way a mobilization of troops bu merely a moral mobilization W haveno desire to overthrow th Mason City Packing Plant Back in Market JacobE Decker and Sons cami back into the hog market late Wednesday forenoon but at price irom 325 to a hundredweigh below quotations Jast Saturday Their offer Wednesday was S16 a hundred on all good butcher from 180 pounds and up and on all good sows The price on butchers is lower than las weeks free market and on sows the drop is Deckers withdrew from market at the end of last weeks trading to await announcement o whether controls would be reim Josed on livestock Their quota ions Wednesday reflected an ob wous attempt to get prices down n the region of the expected ceil ngs which will be announced Thursday evening Deckers are out of the cattle market awaiting announcemen Weather Report FORECAST lason City Partly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday with showers Wednesday night Little change in temperature owa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Scattered showers Wednesday night Cool er in south and west portions Wednesday night Lowest tem peratures Wednesday night 55 in northeast to 63 southwest High Thursday 80 to 85 linnesota Generally fair Wednes day night and Thursday No important changevin tempera ture IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics r 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Wednesday morning Maximum g3 Minimum 55 At 8 a m Wednesday 70 AGO Maximum Minimum is still badly needed Save it fnr day of their 28th annual conven of the ceiling prices and compli n James and CoPilot Marvin Fox of a chartered TransLuxury Airlines plane were killed and 10 passengers were injured none seriously early Wednesday when the craft crashed a mile south of the Moline airport while attempt ing to make an emergency land The two crew members were thrown out of the plane Stcen was instantly killed and Fox died shortly after beinp taken to the Moline public hospital Two babies were among the passengers ing were unhurt A passenger said one of the planes engines caught fire about 50 miles from Moline and that the pilot shut it off and headed for the airport He circled the field three times the last time only a few feet from the ground The plane was over the runway on the last round and when the pilot gunned the single engine a wing dipped and struck the ground The impact split the plane in half hurling some of the passengers to the ground In New York City Edward Taber manager ofTransLuxury Airlines with offices in the Hotel Lincoln said the plane was owned and operated by the International Airlines of Chicago Taber said the plane was not by the Hotel Lincoln although TransLuxury Airlines had booked several of the pas sengers on the plane Taber also said Steens home was at Coral Gables Fla and that Foxs home was at Elmira N Y He identified Steen as a former pilot for Pan American Airways Fox is a former naval officer The airline manager said he understood only one ofthe pas sengers was injured not seriously Taber was not able immediately to give the addresses of any of the PsfnSersHe said Woodruff Williams an official of Trans Luxury Airlines who had ar ranged passage for some of the people involved in the crash was enroute on another plane to the scene of the accident S Ambassador Richard C Pat terson Jr right and Marshal Tito may be near nea rupture of the friendship which prevailed above when they hunted together at Ruma Pattersons outspoken b test in connection with air attacks on Americantranspoi Planes has been coupled with his plan to go to Tito person ally for a showdown on deteriorating U SYugoslav rela tions International ugosiav reia I for Libya at Peace Session Paris asked the peace conference Wednesday to grant full independence to Libya Italys former colony througi which the nazis struck into Egypt to minimize the threat of any other such invasion Wacyt Boutrcs Ghali Pasiia chief of the Egyptian delegation said he states would aid in the regeneration of Libya HP sug gested that the North African colony be assigned under spccia mandate to some Arab league member state to bridge thc inter val before complete independence Secretary of State James F 3yrnes has abandoned peace con erence routine temporarily to iu terevene personally in the crisis over Yugoslavia he revealed Wednesday He sent for Edward Kardelj vice premier of Yugoslavia late Tuesday and talked frankly to lim about the Yugoslavian shooi ng down of an American plane a short communique from Byrnes office said Previously Byrnes had a slricf lollcy of not participating in mat ers oalside thc conference While the conference was hear ng small countries H V Evatt of Australia announced his op Josition to a big 4 plan for givin he job of administering Trieste o the United Nations security ouncil He proposed the creation a special executive body of members of this peace confer ence for that purpose Cuba charged that the peace making structure set up by the ig 4 was undemocratic It de manded that each of the 51 United Valions be accorded equal voice n the peace conferences Cubas case was presented to e Tans conference by Hector De Ayala Cuban minister to rancc He was heard at a full of the conference to which uba was invited to merely state cr views on the Italian peace reaty Albania appealed to the confer nce earlier to reduce Italys rmed forces further than pro osed m the draft treaty charging hat a militarily weak Italy was ecessary to peace in the Balkans Mbania also asked for admission o the conference as its 22nd mem er The speechmaking again brought 0 a halt the barely started work 1 tll conference It appeared hearinS of the 6 nations mated to speak and their rebut ils might carry well into Thurs De Ayala based his claim for ubas full membership in fhc eace conferences on the role his ountry played in the ghastly or eal of war Cuba requests and legitimately xpects her request on behalf of erself and others to be recognized ere De Ayala said f State Board Wont Revoke Certificate Des Moines state rfpr examiners declined Wednesday to revoke at mis time the teaching certificate held by A W Tornquist superin tendent of the Linden schools as sought by some Linden residents earlier this month T n a statement issued by Bliss Jessie M Parker siate superintendent of public instruc tion and president of the board sharply criticized both Tomquisl and the people who sought revoca tion of his certificate on tlu th sense the board statement said that it is the qus the Community try honestly and sincerely to crrect the very deplorable situa h thc of he has been brought about by the failure of both parties to the controversy to conform to their full professional and civic responsibili The statement said also that the a Tuesday ruled that no action be taken at mis time on the petition for the revocaUon of Tornquists certifi Following the filing of the peti tion by some Linden residents an estimated 150200 others cd on the about 35 miles west of Tornado Death Toll in Vlankato Boosted to 9 Mankato Minn death of Mrs Elmore Walter Canton 10 Wednesday boosted to 9 the number of dead from a tornado which leveled the Green ourist camp near her night Mrs Walter who died Tuesday night in a Mankato hospital had been m critical condition since she was removed from the debris of ine of the cabins arly 100 workers jnaiuvaio area were to fin sh voluntary tasks of clearing up badly wrecked Mankato Irea arms damaged in Saturdays lor 3 GO about Was dozen farms US ENVOY TO HOLD MEETING WITH MARSHAL Nations Leader Admits Witnessing Downing of American Airplane Belgrade Tito in a speech published Wednesday stoutly defended Yugoslavias course in which 2 American planes have been brought down in 10 days declared the country in tends to insist upon its sover eignty and shouted that Yugo slavia wanted peace but not peace at any price Saying he had witnessed the downing of one of the unarmed American transport planes Tito denied the craft was lost in the clouds or was fired upon after it landed He admitted however that an American plane had been forced to land Previous eyewit nesses and official American ac counts said he first plane strayed over Yugoslav territory from its course on a flight from Vienna Austria to Udine Italy Aug 9 and was forced to land after Yu foslav fighter planes wounded one of the passengers Although Tito mentioned nessing only one incident and did not mention the date he was be Only Protests Washington Ufi War de partment sources said Wednes day Russian planes repeatedly have violated intern all on al law by flying over American occu pied territory in Europe and Japan without suffering any thing more violent than a formal protest lieved to have seen both The secondinvolved a G47 brought down Aug 19 near Bled Tito was in Bled on Aug 19 The Yugoslav foreign ministry in a note acknowledged Tuesday night that Yugoslav fighter planes attacked the transport and sent it crashing probably with some fatal casualties U S Ambassador Richard C Patterson will take up the mat ter with Tito personally at a con ference Thursday at the marshals summer palace in Blefl Patter sons narty wil Include the U S military attache Col Richard Partridge The embassy is pressing the Yu goslav foreign office for permis sion to send a graves registration representative to the scene of the second incident to search for bodies in the wreckage It also is seeking information concerning the 2 crew members who parachuted from the blazing liner and for release of 7 Ameri cans involved in the first incident who are now in the 33th day of heir internment at a Ljubljana lotel There has been no information in the Yugoslav press concerning these incidents except publication of Titos original protest note Aug II and Wednesdays account of he marshals speech Reaction in he Yugoslav capital was neglig ble Tito spoke before iron factory workers Tuesday at Jesenice near Bled He charged that almost every lay brought incessant new viola ions of our frontiers and terri ory t You know I repeat he said that almost every day not only civilian but military planes flew our territory not single planes alone but even whole squadrons The premier charged that even while peace negotiations were go ng on we have come to realize hat certain countries which dur ng the war of liberation marched ogether with us do not wish a eace of liberation but an imper alistic peace He said the sacrifices of Rus Yugoslavia Poland and other countries and their tremendous contribution toward victory in having carried the main burden of the war appeared now not to recognized He declared that Yugoslavia would strive to achieve peace but certain imperialistic great powers wish to accuse us of not wanting eace just as they wish to accuse he Soviet Union of not wanting icace after having sacrificed mil le material losses Tito added that certain allied ountnes did not observe pro principles of their care for independence of small nations even in the case of an allied ountry such as Yugoslavia The foreign ministry admission in a note dispatched y the ministry to U S Ambas ador Richard c rought from Patterson the bitter ommenl A year and a half ago hey welcomed our planes and ow tney shoot them down   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication