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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OF i A us ARCHIVES S MDIHE6 I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL un Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST Z4 1046 No 273 SOVIET UKRAINE FILES PROTEST1 TO UN COUNCIL Says Greek Government Officials Endangering International Peace Paris Soviet Ukraine announced Saturday night it was complaining formally to the U N security council that the Greek government was endangering in ternational peace Foreign Minis ter Dmitri Manuilsky said British intervention in Greece was the principal factor in upsetting the Balkan situation ManuUskys action backed up his previous complaints against Greece before the peace confer ence where the Greek regime has bitterly opposed Albania a coun try in the Soviet sphere of influ ence In a statement Manuilsky said presence of British troops in Greece and direct intervention of British representatives in the in ternal affairs of this allied coun I try on behalf of monarchist ele ments were mainly responsible for disturbing the Balkans peace In New York the United Na tions office said it had received a communication from the Ukraine and copies would be issued after the communication was distributed to security council delegates The Ukrainian minister charged that holding of the referendum Tito Claims U S Ma kin Aerial Reconnaissances OPA Hikes Cost collaborated with German and r Italfan invaders would ge con trary to the aims and principles the United Nations charter 5 Members in 1 Manly Gang liPost Bonds Five of the 13 men accused of freight car thefts at Manly had r posted bonds Saturday according to U S Commissioner Nathan Levinson while the other 8 have until Monday at p m to post bonds or be taken into custody and jailed They have al been bound over to the TJ S stand jury scheduled to meet at Fort Dodge in Novem ber They waived preliminary hearing before Commissioner tev ioson Those who furnished bond Sat urday were Clair H Miller Jo seph Hall Deninger John Michael Kelly and Irving Elnier Jones each and David R Allison 5500 Those accused of being in volved in the thefts were required to furnish bond of while those said to have been receivers of the stolen property must fur nish bonds Those who still must provide bonds are Helmer Stav nesli Rex Mark Moore Elmonc T Olson and William G Haacke Bonds of each are required o John Foster Clark Farrell W Clark Marcellus G Mandt anc George Fotiriades GEORGE WHITE White 53 of Scandals fame leaves the courtroom in San Diego Cal Friday afternoon after being sentenced to 1 year on the county road gang and fined for hit and run driv ing Whites attorney John Holt is shown at the left AP Wirephoto San Diego Cal White 52 New York and Holly wood producer of musical shows cleared up his personal affairs Saturday before starting a 1year hitrun driving sentence on the county road gang The labor sentence and a fine were imposed on the white haired showman Friday by Su perior Judge Joe E Shell who in dicated he would have granted probation if White had disclosed the truth White was to start the sentence Sunday after a 48hour stay to arrange his affairs The Scandals producer was accused of running down and kill ng a newlymarried couple Claude McLester Lee 42 anc Anna Leona Lee crossed the coast Solano Beach Manslaughter charges MEAT IS ONLY MAJOR CHANGE LEFT ON LIST New Price Ceilings on Meats Due Next Week Effective on Sept 9 Washington reached the end of a 30day price adjust ment spree Saturday after order ing price boosts expected to cost the public more than in the next year Congress in passing the new price control bill ordered OPA to iirintr prices into line with the new measure within 30 days after its final passage Though the dead line actually is Sunday OPA has already wound up the job on con sumer goods 1 The only immediate major price adjustment remaining on the books 18 as they is for meats OPA will announce highway at j next week the price ceilings tha will prevail when meats are were brought back under control Sept 9 Weather Bad Say Watchers of Shooting Trieste UP Two Americans who saw Yugoslav fighters shoot down a U S transport plane last Monday said Saturday thai con trary to a claim by Marshal Tito the weather that day was bad nough to force the big ship off ts course and over Yugoslavia There wasnt a break in the sky was completely overcast both Americans said agreeing to be quoted in exactly hose words The witnesses to the attack were Richard S Golchik of Shcboygan Wis and Pajla S Filpus of De troit They are UNRRA employes n Belgrade and were vacationing at the Yugoslav capital ot Bled where Tito was staying The C47 second U S transpor ticked by Yugoslav fighters in 10 days plunged into thc rugged country The latest reports indi caled that all aboard were killed The Americans said that tw dropped after he pleaded guilty Thenew meat prices will push to hitrun driving costs below present levels But Shell pointed out that Whites because of discontinuance of sub uilty plea presupposing a knowlUidies all the new prices will not edge that he had struck someone be as low as ceilings prevailing on was in direct conflict with his tes June 30 On beef the new prices timony that he was asleep at the wheel average 1 or 2 cents higher 1 than the June 30 coSts For lamb The fine was paid for the average jump over the old White by exmarine Bobby Garcia OPA ceilings will be G or 7 cents 33 Palm Springs who said White a pound had sent him gifts while he was a I Japanese prisoner staccato jabs at the consum ers pocketbook the OPA acting after it burst into started falling the The have under the congressional mandate had to serve an extra day for for price adjustments Friday every of the fine unpaid said Pavefl thc way for another he had only in the bank rise in automobile prices by tell ing dealers they will be allowed extra boosts if they can prove their handling and reconditioning charge allowances are lower than The 13 members of the ring president of the congress party were arrested Friday morning was named Saturday to head a after their operations had been new interim government for India watched for some time Their to take office Sept 2 thefts ran into thousands of dol King George VI appointed the Normal AllWhite Bread and Flour Returning to Stores Washington allwhite bread and flour were on their way back to the nations retail stores Saturday along with morevwhisky and beer Americans were warned however that because of the world grain shortage they must continue to get along at least for a while with less wheat and flour than during normal times Secretary of Agriculture Clin ton P Anderson in a broad over hauling of the departments grain conservation program said that 1 An order issued last March requiring millers to manufacture 80 per cent extraction flour in stead of 72 per cent flour will be rescinded Sept 1 The order re actual prewar costs 2 Hiked prices of major build ing materials by 3 per cent and more 3 Ordered a per cent boost on prices of passenger car motor cycle truck bus and industrial prices also were SELECT NEHRU HEAD OF INDIA London Nehru lars in retail value and included many types of food and merchan dise Operations had covered a perioddating back to 1944 School Children Oust Iowa Family housing prob lem is tough in Iowa this or hadnt you heard It doesnt even make any difference how large the town Mr and Mrs Walter Pierce and their family have been living in the 2nd floor of the grade school building in this town of 700 popu lation This week they had to va cate Its time for school to start and the 2nd grade needs the room So the Pierce family has moved inte rcoms above the John Simonson pool hall tires Truck raised 4 Allowed a 10 per cent in Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy with occasional showers Saturday night and Sunday little warmer Sunday Iowa Mostly cloudy with occa sional showers Saturday night and Sunday a little warmer Sunday and in northeast por tion Saturday night Lowest Saturday night 60 northeast to 68 southeast highest Sunday 80 to 85 Minnesota Partly cloudy with scattered light showers Sun day and In southwest portion Saturday night Slowly rising temperatures IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 73 Minimum 56 At 8 a m Saturday 64 YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 48 interim government designed to be the first step in giving India her independ ence But it is under fire al ready from the powerful Mos lem league which refused to participate The Moslems direct action campaign threat ens to 4 make it virtu 1 ally impossible J for the govern NEHRU merit to func tion The proposed constitution must be written fay an assembly without the help of the Moslem league which has said it would boycott the sessions Whether the princely states will join in sup port of the interim government also is in question The New Delhi radio announc ing the names of the interim ap pointees said King George had ac cepted the resignations of the gov ernor generals council an ad visory cabinet 1 KILLED 2 ARE HURT IN CRASH West Union Shave 40 Minneapolis was injured fa tally and two others were hur Friday in a twocar collision seve miles cast here on Highwa 56 Shaver died in the West Unio hospital His companion H E Kewer also of Minneapolis w brought to the hospital with broken hip John Erickson E kader driver of the other car su fered several fractured ribs Bolivia won its freedom fro Spain in 1825 suited in the socalled beige bread 2 This country will earmark up to 400000000 M bushels of grain and grain products from the 1946 crop for export to deficit areas overseas instead of the 250000000 ushels originally promised 3 Because world grain reserves re low Americans must do their lare by continuing to limit the mount of wheat and flour used y food processors to 87 per cent last years consumption 4 Distillers will get 20 per cent grain for beverage alcohol i September than in August rewers will get about 215 per ent more grain This is 85 per ent of last years base instead of 0 per cent 5 Wet and dry syrup food and eed manufacturers will receive 5 ier cent more corn than their cur crease for cotton overalls and other types of staple work cloth ing and increases for cotton knit underwear 5 Raised prices of toilet paper and paper towels 6 per cent Also made effective Friday was a slight rise in millers flour prices 7 cents a hundred pounds but this was not expected to be re flected in the cost of a loaf of bread Prices of passenger cars wash ing machines vacuum cleaners fighters which attacked the trans port closely resembled America P51 Mustangs Any TJ S mad planes in Yugoslav hands presum ably would be lendlease materia The fighters left the transport immediately flames and witnesses said The fighters head ed westward toward the Ljubljana airfield Some planes returned several hours later and circled the scene of the crash for several minutes evidently to direct ground parties searching for the wreckage the Americans reported The weather was so bad they said hat persons at the resort in that area of Yugoslavia did not gro swimming that day Tito who saw at least part of the incident had said that the weather was good that day Golick said he did not hear any gunfire during the attack but die hear a loud report which might have been a cannon shot Both the Americans said they saw no parachutes leave the plane When they drove to the mountain afterward in an attempt to fine the plane they said they hearc many reports from natives tha parachutes had been seen comin from the ship Litvinoff Is Dusted From Russian Post Moscow M Litvin ff former soviet foreign commis ar and ambassador to the United tales has been released from his iutics as a deputy foreign minis er it was announced officially Saturday The council of ministers simul aneously appointed 2 new deputy foreign minis ters Fyodor Gusev soviet ambassador t o Britain and Yakov Alexan drovich Malik The second vacancy had re suited from the releasing of Sol omon Abramo vich Lozovsky as a deputy for e i g n ministc last month Loztvsky w a appointed chie of the soviet in formation b u LITVINOFF reau Malik was Russian ambassado o Japan from 1942 to 1945 Car Plunges Into Lake Man Drowns Ventura Charles Beer 26 orld war II veteran and assistant uttermakcr in the Ventura crcam y drowned in 18 inches of wa r near the shore of Clear Lake 9 oclock Friday night pinned ndci1 his automobile Mr Beer and his wife left Vcn ira shortly before 9 in a model Ford headed toward the Surf t Clear Lake where they were o attend a dance Near Willow nn a short dis ance east o f Ventura M r Beer passed an ther car occu pied by 2 girls Almost imme diately a f t er varcls the girls aw the Beer car go off the road to the right and finally into he lake where turned over and landed on its left side FIND BODIES OF 5 U S FLYERS PLAN FUNERAL United States Remains Silent on Satisfaction for 48 Hour Ultimatum By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Marshal Tito in a written reply to newspaper correspondents questions openly accused United States military authorities Satur day of violating Yugoslavias air space for the purpose of reconnoit ering liis military dispositions along the troubled border with Italy The death of all 5 American crewmen of a U S army transport sent down in flames by Yugoslav fighters Aug 19 was officially confirmed Saturday U S Ambassador Richard C Patterson announced in Ljubljana that the bodies all 5 would be moved to Belgrade Monday or Tuesday in the embassy plnne and buried in the Yugoslav capital with lull military honors The military funeral will be held in the midst ot a Yugoslav populace which still had not been told by the authorities that a Unit ed Slates ultimatum grew out The Soviet Union has 4 deputie o Foreign Minister V M Moloto n addition to Gusev and Mai hey are Andrei Y Vishinsky th ildest at 62 and Georgievich Dew anozov The latter formerly w ambassador to Germany and a tended the HitlerMoloto v confe nces Lltvinpff was looked upon fellow diplomats as a stroniradyo cate of full Russian participation in international bodies such as the United Nations and as a believer that Communist Russia and the capitalistic nations could recon cile their views Litvinoffs influence on the pow erful politburo which makes Rus sian foreign policy apparently has waned in recent years He was one of the few makers of Russian for eign policy who had had much direct contact with the outside world not learned then rfotified L Steepleton and B W Steepleton operators of the Willow Inn The Steeplelons former medics in the army Sgt Harold Klemenson 1209 Jefferson N W Mason City visit ing them at the time and Howard Hanson farmer living across the road rushed to the aid of the Beers They succeeded in lifting Mrs er out the right door of the car ic was bleeding from cuts and uiscs from Broken class Egyptian peasant women paint their lips deep blue and tattoo their chins and foreheads with a flower design and host of other consumer goods had been raised previously The price adjustments made by OPA during the 30 day period were required under the Craw ford and Wherry compromise amendments to the new price con trol act lowan Says He Had to Join Nazi Party to Play Along DCS Moincs Holzapfel 40 of Baxter Iowa said he joined the nazi party while in Germany in 1930 because you jus had to play along of you know what Holzapfel in an interview Friday confirmed a report from Wash inston that he was one of 149 persons in the United States whose names were on nazi membership records found in Munich The former Baxter restaurant man said he had never joined thc American bund nor had any respondencc with the nazis after coming to the United States ent quota Officials said elimination of lour extraction order may be the irst step toward a reduction in bread and pastry prices OPA aid previously it would cut bak ery prices when flour restrictions vere lifted The principal reason for the bread price increase the 87 per cent flour restriction order stiil s in effect Another order reduc ing the size of bread loaves 10 per cent also will remain in effect Draft Call in Iowa Is Set for 725 Men Des Moincs 1st draft quota after the JulyAugust holi day will call for 725 men Brig WEATHER MARS IOWAS FAIR Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moincs hit the Iowa centennial state fair Saturday Clouds that threatened one of the largest opening day crowds Friday opened up during the night and the steady rain continued Saturday morning Fair Board Secretary Lloyd Cunningham announced the can cellation Saturdays afternoon grandstand program which was to have featured Jimmy Lynch and his Death Dodgers in the first of two Thrill Days sched uled for the fair We couldnt hold the afternoon program if it cleared off right now Cunningham said Saturday morning adding that the prospects for clearing didnt look very good Whether Sundays scheduled automobile races will be held will depend on what the weather does to the now soggy halfmile race track The cessation of the rain Saturday afternoon drying sun Holzaptel who said he expected to get his citizenship papers this year first came to the United States in 1923 when he was 17 years old He worked for a time as a cook at Waterloo Iowa and then went to Chicago Sly 2nd father stepfather died in 1929 he explained My mother wanted me to come back and run he meat and restaurant tmsiness He returned to Germany in 1931 and mother didnt want to return wit him to the United States Hi mother died in 1937 Holzapfe related and he and his wife re turned to this country in 1938 The Holzapfels entered th restaurant business in Baxter i 1938 They sold out a year ag and have been living since on J acres near town They have n children Federal agents came to Baxte to check up on Holzapfel 3 time during the war he said and h was given a clean bill of healt The K liien lifted the ear to hours of a 48hour United States ultimatum thc Yugoslav chieftain made these further accusations That Flying Fortresses and other military craft were purposely flown over Yugoslavia to impress Titos followers with American military might and encourage his internal enemies and That pilots of transports and passenger planes systematically made incursions over the Yugo slav Hne just to shorten the way Titos replies to question of Bel grade correspondents were made while the United States state de partment remained silent on whether Yugoslavia by the release o 9 occupants of a first transport shot down Aug 9 had satisfied the demands of its ultimatum The 48 hours of the ultimatum ticked away sometime between a m and a m Central Standard Time Announcement that all 5 Amer lease Mr Beer who was under oter Getting him on the bank gt Klemensen applied artificial spiration while one the oth called the Girl Scout camp for From the Girl Scout camp came uzannc Senneff Mason City r front instructor and Jo Jo aylor Charles City junior life aver to take charge of rcsuscita on efforts which were continued I jean ilyerT died in the flaming hile Mr Beer was taken to Dr B Phillips office at Clear Lake n the Ward ambulance The vic im failed to revive and shortly ftcrwards Dr H E Smiley Ma on City county coroner pro ounced Mr Beer dead Jrom rowning Mr Beer was born and reared Corwith Oct 30 1320 son of VIr and Mrs Charles E Beer He vas married Oct 1 1941 Soon after he entered the army serving n Texas until discharged He was a member of Stafford Post No 222 American Legion and of the All Veterans Social Center organization He had been assistant buttermaker at the Ven tura creamery about 4 years Mr Beer is survived by his par ents who still live in Corwilh 2 brothers Jesse Beer Blooming ton 111 and Robert Beer Cor wilh and 5 sisters Mrs Ed Aug ustine Randolph Miss Emma Beer Mrs Frank May nartl Kanawha Mrs George Kel ly Clarion and Mrs Jacob Weiss Mason City He was preceded in death by 2 infant daughters Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p m at thc Corwith Methodist church The body is at the Wards funeral home Clear Lake crash of a 2nd transport shot down Aujr 19 by Yugoslav fighters and the possibility the 10th passenger on thc first transport a Turkish captain might be regarded as a prisoner by the Yugoslavs raised the possibility however that thc United action Slates still might bring Tito before the United Nations security council The Yugoslav marshal handccl U S Ambassador Richard C Pat terson a note Friday night saying there apparently were no surviv ors from thc 2nd crash The mass grave with U S officials in at tendance was to be opened at Koprovinik Saturday The statement of a Yugoslav spokesman in Paris Friday that the Turks presence on the shot down plane was not accidental raised the possibility that Yugo slavia intended to hold him United Slates officials said this country would object to Yugo slavias holding him and pointed out that the United States ulti matum demanded release ot all living occupants of the 2 planes regardless of nationality UdLt AU1 IAO llldl i 7 et Gen Charles H Grahl state se and the right wind might dry off lective service director has an nounced This September quota will be larger than the June figure Most the selectees Jor this quota selective service officials said probably will bt men 20 or more years old The draft will begin operating again in the state they said about Sept 5 the track sufficiently With an attendance 60679 Friday the fair board announced Saturday morning gate receipts were up over 1941 the last year the fair was held The boards nofreepass policy in stituted this year was credited with the bulk of the increase of in the outside gate re ceipts MEET THE MEAT BALL there is another meat shortage here is the man to blame To settle an argument over his capacity Frank Juliano 30 steelworker and former combat infantryman ate 50 meat balls in a Worchester Mass restaurant At left Juli ano embarks on his gastronomic feat In middle picture he is on the home stretch with aid of 17 glasses of beer At right the last meat ball goes down the hatch as Juliano wins IO bet in 1 hour and 20 minutes A cluster of garlic and 2 quarts of sauce went down enroute AP Wirephoto FLYERS CONFER WITH BYRNES Paris pilot and co pilot of thc American C17 plane Yugoslav fighters forced down Aug fl spent more than an hour Saturday afternoon in confcrcnca with U S Secretary State James F Byrnc5 A Byrnes aide announced the conference The pilot is Capt William Crom bic of East Longmcadow Mass and the copilot is It Bill L Mc ncw of Atlanta Ga They and 5 other Americans and 2 Hungarians who were aboard thc transport were freed by the Yugoslavs Thursday after almost 2 weeks of internment Thc 2 fliers left Paris im mediately after the consultation An American spokesman for tho secretary said the airmen returned to their stations presumably Vienna It was announced later that Crombie and Mcncw had talked for an hour and a half with the secretary and Senator Tom Con nnlly No statement however will come from the sec retary here his aides said but an announcement on the situation was expected momentarily in Washington   

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