Thursday, September 26, 1946

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILYPAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL IH Awodatcd Frai lad United FKSI full Leued Ceotj Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1946 Ibis Paper Consists at Two One No 301 SEE GOVERNMENT ACTION ON MEAT Dissolve AntiStrike Injunction in Pittsburgh Walkout COURTCHARGES AGAINST UNION Dissolution Requested by City in Attempt to Settle 3 Day Strike Pittsburgh Allegheny county common pleas court Thurs day dissolved its stern antistrike of the citys 3 day old power dropped contempt charges against 10 union 1 leaders who had defied the in junction Dissolution of the injunction was requested by the city in an attempt to settle the industry stifling walkout which had caused a virtual business holiday in the steel capital In dissolving the injunction the courts order said and all pro ceedings thereunder are hereby dissolved One of the judges said later this included the one year jail term imposed on George L Mueller president of the striking union for contempt of court through refusal to end the strike Meanwhile the power strike continued Mueller announced it would remain on until satisfactory contract negotiations are con cluded with the Duquesne Light company The negotiations re sumed Thursday afternoon The injunction thus ended a wave of sympathy strikes spread among plants and business in the city It failed to halt immediately a street car walkout which started only Thursday morning shutting off the citys main system of transportation Leaders I1of the AmalfaznSted Association of Street arid Electric Railway work ers said they were awaiting de velopwents Business Agent John T Mor gan of the union said earlier the walkout of 3000 trolley operators and service workers was a pro tective measure against threats pf violence to men and equipment He did not disclose the source of the threats There waslikewise no immedi ate resumption of bus operations by 75 AFL drivers of the Pitts burgh Motor Coach company who struck at noon City Solicitor Anne X Alpern petitioned the 3judge court to dissolve the preliminary injunc KISS FOR UNION L Mueller power union president gets a kiss as he leaves Carnegie hall at Pittsburgh Wednesday night following an appearance at a meeting of union members Mueller was released from the county jail to attend the meeting AP Wirephoto King George II Faces Civil War in Return to Homeland Athens Greek government completed Thursday its plans for welcoming King George II back to his throne despite fierce border fighting and civil strife in northern Greece which Premier Constantin Tsaldaris says has reached the magnitude of war Athens will close down completely Saturday morning for the kings reception and police announced that all permits for carrying arms had been suspended Police said persons lining the route of the parade marking the JTVrt tn Jfc immediately was granted on behalf of the court by Judge Walter F Smart who had issued the restraining order against striking Duquesne Light company employes Court convened at CST and the proceedings required only about 5 minutes Judge Smart in dissolving the injunction said the court after due deliberation and considera tion of the welfare of the city hereby grants the motion of the plaintiff and the restraining order is dismissed Report 4 Persons Dead in Western Rail Wreck Yictorville Cal per sons were believed to be dead and SO to 75 injured when the lo comotive and the first 5 cars of Union Pacific passenger train No 3 the westbound Transcontinental Limited from St Louis went into the ditch2imiles east of here Thursday morning California Highway Patrolman Walter Terry at the scene of the wreck said the derailed cars were telescoped Six other cars of the 11 car t r a i n remained on the track He said stretcher cases would number between 50 and 75 and at that time 30 to 40 had been placed on flat cars and removed to the Victorville railroad sta tion From there they were being taken in ambulances to the Vic torville army air field Vegetarian Ice Box Thief Snubs Roast Springfield 111 Schulz told police a hungry burg lar took from his house after he raided the ice box for a repast But it could have been worse Schulz said The intruder was a vegetarian He helped himself to several dishes of food in the re frigerator but he left untouched a 3pound uncooked beef roast monarchs return to Greece after 5 years of exile would not b permitted to circulate and tha any person was liable to search All persons were forbidden t watch the parade from rooftop or terraces for a depth of abou 100 yards from the route of march which will beginat Faleron Baj and continue to the Greek cathe dral in the heart of Athens The king was to arrive at an airport on the Peloponnesus ant then board a destroyer for thi journey to Piraeus the port o Athens In London a source close to the king summoned home by a recent plebiscite said the mon archs return was expected to sta bilize the tense situation in Greece He was expected to de part for Greece either Thursday or Friday Greek army corps meanwhile were conducting virtual military operations to put down the rebel lious opposition in Thessaly am Macedonia the major trouble spots but although an estimated 30000 British troops were dis persed in those areas there was no indication that they were in volved in the fighting Informed British sources in Athens said the British forces were being reorganized and thai one of the 2 divisions in the re gion was being withdrawn from Greece The headquarters of Maj Gen Kenneth Noel Crawford commander of British troops in Greece declined comment on a statement by a British foreign of fice spokesman that the British forces would be used in the last resort In London the laborite Daily Herald said Thursday that Brit ish forces would leave Greece as soon as the necessary transport can be provided and added government has The British made it plain that British troops cannot be used for dealing with the present internal troubles in Greece The paper said early announcement of the date of withdrawal could be expected Tsaldaris Wednesday blamed foreign influences for the fight ing in Greece commenting that the disorders were for the bene fit of those who aim to take ad vantage of our troubles with a view of securing an outlet in the Aegean Arresting Made Easy Vancouver Wash on drunk patrol duty one night 2 officers noticed a man teetering on a sidewalk curb A quick turn of the wheel brought their car to the curb and they opened the door The man fell in Allow Smoking Des Moines H Hauge member of the state board of control said Thursday that rules have been liberalized to permit inmates of the Kockwell City womens reformatory to smoke if they want to Release of Iowa Gas Tax Fund Delayed Iowa City of 022019 in impounded Iowa gaso line tax funds apparently has been delayed until at least Oct 15 District Judge Harold D Evans Wednesday refused to sign an or der releasing the funds He an nounced that L V Carlton and other interested persons would have until Oct 15 to file objections to release of the money The funds on deposit in 2 Iowa City banks represent a 15month accumulation through collection of an extra cent of tax under a 1945 legislative act raising the gas tax from 3 cents to 4 cents a gallon The funds were impounded pending appeal of Carltons suit challenging the constitutionality of the extra cent of tax Earlier this week the Iowa su preme court which has upheld the tax refused Carlton a re hearing of his case and denied his request for a stay in proceedings pending an appeal to the U S su preme court The order which Judge Evans Wednesday refused to sign had been presented by Special As sistant Attorney General Herbert JRies who asked that the state e permitted to distribute the money immediately to Iowa cities and counties The judge granted Ries until Sept 30 to apply formally for re ease of the money Ries complained that Judge GREECE DROPS CLAIM AGAINST ALBANIA AREA Peace Parley Studies Plan to Complete Pact With 5 Enemy Nations Paris withdrew he claims against Albania for transfe of the northern Epirus region a a full dress session Thursda night of the peace conference called to consider a plan to com plete treaties with Finland Italy Romania Hungary and Bulgarii by Oct 15 The surprise withdrawal of th Greek demands came when Ed vard Kardelj vice premier o Yugoslavia reminded the session that the claims against Albania held Epirus had been on th agenda for plenary sessions hell Aug 30 and Sept 6 but were stil awaiting action The demands were bitterly con tested by Russia and the Slav bloi when first made Aug 30 and post poned on general agreement be cause of the thenpending Greek plebiscite Secretary of State Byrnes was presiding at the plenary session the first in nearly a month In opening it he said the time has now come to facilitate the work of the conference The secretariat general called the session on a notice of less than 5 hours apparently because of a deadlock over the proposer agenda for approving the treaty draft with Finland first of the 5 European peacetreaty drafts to be completed after 2 monthsof con ference The original agenda of the 21 nation secretariat called for a plenary session Friday to discuss approval of the Finnish treaty text but the American Russian British and French members were reported to have pressed for con vening the plenary session as soon as possible The foreign ministers council program to speed the conference has been drafted for presentation by the foreign ministers deputies an informed source said The major point in this program would be a time limit on speeches in commissions to enable the con ference to meet an Oct 15 dead line for completing its delibera tions In the military commission meanwhile the delegates decided to order Bulgaria to disband her armed forces with the exception of 3 land army including fron tier troops in a total strength of 55000 men The commission adopted articles 10 and 11 of the Bulgarian treaty ordering the former satellites armed forces disbanded within 6 months from the date the treaty becomes effective Bulgaria will be forbiddden to train any per sonnel not included in the army of 55000 a navy of 3500 and an air force of 5200 men In the Italian economic com mission delegates agreed on a principle of 75 per cent refund on war damage done to property owned by nationals of the United Nations but the British reserved the right to continue to urge 100 per cent payment The military commission unani mously adopted a clause in the Bulgarian treaty prohibiting Bul garia from experimenting with atomic energy Pastor Again Prays for Dodger Victory m Yirt i New York Benney S C Benson pastor of a Dutch He formed church stood on the steps of Brooklyns Borough Hall Thurs day and again prayed for a Dodger victory in the fight for the Na tional league pennant Were in an awful pinch Lord Hev Benson said but weve still got 3 mathematical chances of winning Let us squeeze through on one of them He was far from downcast over Wednesdays defeat at the hands of the Phillies After all I only asked God lor an even break he said and thats what we got The Cardinals lost Wednesday night Before jthe game Thursday aft ernoon he planned to pray again at Ebbets field He said that he would vary his appeal Lord he will say were out in the open now and we want the Chances of the open spaces to battle this thing out in nature Millions hope that youll let us Benson said that Leo Durocher manager of the Dodgers called Wednesday night to thank him for his efforts I wasnt home he explained but Leo told my wife that he was certainly grateful He said he figured that we ought to meet and pray together Hancock County Team Wins 1st Place in Judging Swine The Hancock county 4H team won first place in the judging con test of the 2nd annual North Iowa Swine Feeders Field Day at th Veterans of Foreign Wars club in Mason City Thursday The team i composed of Maynard Dorow and Frank Tieman Jr Garner an Ronald Knop Ventura with Norbert Dorow Garner as club leader Judging was on a group of 4 market barrows 4 purebred Polan China gilts and 4 purebred Hampshire gilts and was under the super vision of L V Lee chairman the agricultural committee of th Kiwanis club which awarded 1 prizes in all Other prize winning teams were the Forest City FFA team 2nd Humboldt 4H team 3rd Ply mouth FFA team 4th Hamp ton FFA team 5tb Kossuth 4H Attendance 400 The attendance contest be tween the field day and silo fill ing came out with the field day on the losing end Farmers were fewer than at last years inau gural of the event There were more FFA and 4H club mem bers than in 1945 however and attendance was estimated at about the same as last years 400 mark during the afternoon the inbreeding and eam Algcna 6th Worth FFA earn 7th Worth county team Nbrthwood 8th Kossuth eam Wesley Kossuth 4H team Prairie 10th Credit for the improvement of swine types in Iowa to date was riven by Prof E L Quaife Iowa State college extension service to he Iowa farmer who through the rears has developed the ability to udge by eye what type of breed ng stock to use The animal husbandry special st from Ames pointed out that nbreeding and crossbreeding may expected henceforth to devel p further the swine type which as helped to make Iowa the na ions foremost pork producing tate Doctor L M Winters St Paul Jniversity of Minnesota swine pecialist iscussed rossbreeding work of which he as been in charge since it began n Minnesota The Waseca Minn xperiment station has the oldest ne of inbred hogs in the world nd boars from the Mline have een brought to Iowa farms dur ng the last 2 years for experi mental purposes Quaife and Allen Williams sec etary of the Iowa Swine Breed s association were in charge f the judging contest and the udging demonstration which fol wed Assisting them were Alvin hristensen Nora Springs who rought Hampshire gilts from the erd of Field and Christensen ohn Emmert Mason City who rought gilts from the Poland hina herd of Emmert Brothers nd D W Marsau Waterloo mas tr swine producer Marsau also discussed swine reduction on the average Iowa arm from the management stand oint as part of the afternoon James Coyner Chicago ArmoUr and Company marketin specialist discussed the import ance of proper handling when marketing hogs showing cuts from damaged carcasses displayed bj Jacob E Decker and Sons Badly bruised hams alone cause a loss of approximately annually at the Decke plant he declared blaming fight ing among strange hogs for a third of the loss Besides segregation of different lots of hogs he ad vocated making them as comfort able as possible so they would no fight for shady spots and the like careful handling particularly in loading and unloading and avoid ing the use of prods and sticks The loins hams and sides of hogs represent 85 per cent of their value to the packer declared Wil liams in his discussion of judg ing market barrows He empha sized widthandlength fullness and hams and depth of body The field day is sponsored by the agricultural committee of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce Jacob E Decker and Sons he Cerro Gordo County Farm Bureau and the Iowa State col ege extension service Prizes for he judging contest were pro vided fay the Kiwanis club which also served the lunch at noon Hubby 15 Wants to Quit School to Support Wife 30 Detroit board of edu cation was to decide Thursday whether Robert Crutcher 15 should be permitted to skip high school classes in order to support his 30year old wife and her 2 children The law says a boy must attend chool until heis 16 The law also ays a man must support his wife and children Judge John J Maher admitted hat the youths marriage provided a legal headache for the judiciary md left the final decision to the oard of education Young Crutcher was married to Mrs Edna Fremont at Charles on Mo last Aug 10 His mother ivas a witness at the wedding Ask Slaughter Quota Hike Ames State college fficials said Thursday that they ave filed a formal request with le Des Moines district OPA of ice for an increased slaughter luota to obtain meat to feed a ecord number of students The DPA earlier had declined to grant he collage a similar request made WILLIAM LAMBKIN CHARLES GITYAN GETS 30 YEARS Man Sentenced for His Wife Charles Tom Boyn ton Thursday morning sentenced William Lambkin 29 Negro wife slayer to serve 30 years at hard abor in the state prison at Fort Madison upon his plea of guilty to 2nd degree murder Lambkin shot and killed his ivife Norma 25 Sept 17 during a auarrel at the family home Appearing in court with Lamb tin was Attorney Boyd Hayes vho was appointed by Judge Boynton to look after the legal rights of the defendant Lambkin will be taken to Fort Madison Friday morning accord ing to Sheriff B F Atherton Weather Report FORECAST Mason Thursday night followed by increasing cloudi ness Friday Continued moder ately warm owa Fair Thursday night Friday increasing cloudiness with somewhat warmer in north por tion Lowest Thursday night 48 to 53 and 52 to 58 south High est Friday 75north 82 south Kinnesota Increasing cloudiness Thursday night Not so cool northwest Friday mostly cloudy and little change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Thursday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Thursday 73 51 58 AGO Maximum Minimum Evanss action had the effect of nullifying the state supreme courts refusal to grant Carlton a stay In Des Moines Attorney Gen eral John Hankin said the state would keep on trying to get the unds released Meantime R A Hatter Marengo ittorney who said he represented interested persons declared he night have attempted to intervene f an order releasing the funds had n signed Wednesday Juck Flies Into louse for Dinner Portland Ore City Engineer Frank Akers drained the Stys reservoir a displaced duck ook off flew some 7 blocks and rashed into the side of Akers ome The Akers are having duck for EXPERT ADVICE FOR FUTURE objec tive of the North Iowa Swine Freeders field day is the de velopment of capable producers from among members of the younger generation and shown above are some of the FFA and 4H club members getting pointers from an ex pert D W Marsau Waterloo master swine producer with is giving his reasons for the pJacmjrs in the Hamp shire gilt division of the judging contest Behind Marsau facing away from the camera is Prof B L Quaife Ames Iowa State college extension service specialist and behind him in light colored jacket is Allen Williams secretary of the Iowa Swine Breeders association Quaife and Williams were in charge of the contest Lock photo SENATOR SAYS MOVE DUE IN NEXT 48 HOURS Representative SabatH Calls for Probe Into AntiTrust Violation BULLETIN Columbia S Car Burnct R Maybank S Car said Thursday he had been advised there probably woyld be some government action on the meat situation within 48 hours Maybank declined to give his source for the informa tion but described It as of ficial He refused further com ment Maybank telegraphed President Truman Thursday morning requesting immediate lifting of meat controls Washington that collusion among packers is de priving the people of meat Chair man Sabath DI11 of the house rules committee Thursday asked for an investigation of an ap parent conspiracy to violate the antitrust laws This is a strike of organized greed against the American peo ple he declared in a telegram from his Chicago hospital room to Attorney General Clark The packers have contended they are unable to obtain livestock sup plies As administration supporters split on the question of suspend ing meat price controls and a hungry clamor arose throughout the nation these other develop ments occurred in swift succes sion 1 Rep Rogers RMass told reporters alter a white house call that President Truman took the stand that congress had taken price control action out of his hands when it legislated the de control board 2 The agriculture department came up with a report that fewer hogs are going to market now than ever before in modern his tory A similar situation with re spect to cattle was reported earlier this 3 The army moved in to take onefourth of all meat produced by federallyinspected slaughter ers 4 Mr Trumans press secre tary Charles G Hoss turned aside with no comment report ers questions about House Ma jority Leader McCormacks D Mass proposal that price con trols be suspended for 60 days Sabath declared in his telegram that big packers especially those organized in the American Meat Institute are deliberately trying to force decontrol of meat House Leader McCormacfc told newsmen in Boston Wednesday that he had discussed the price control issue with Mr Truman and other administration officials in Washington and hinted he could possibly count on the presi dents support With the preelection storm over bare meat counters mount ing in intensity top democratic party chiefs assembled here for a meeting that seemed certain to take note of the whole situation The congressional elections are just 40 days off But the army showed no dis position to await possible action by any other branch of the gov ernment Reporting that its visible sup ply of meat is less than a months requirement the army Wednes day night served priority papers on all packers operating under federal inspection ordering them to set aside 25 per cent of their total output for the armed services the war shipping administration and veterans hospitals While reminding lliat punitive action awaits those who violate the setaside orders the army an nouncement left unanswered whether its goal of 60000000 pounds of meat a month could be achieved Set Friday for Start of Dreamboat Flight Honolulu C S Irvine of St Paul Nebr commander of the armys distance record seek ing B29 Pacausan Dreamboat Thursday tentatively set a m Friday Honolulu time 10 a m CST for the start of his top oflheworld hop to Cairo Egypt Irvine said after checking the early weather report that the 10 000mile flight across the Arctic regions would begin as indicated weather permitting The weather report indicated poor flying conditions over Ice land and he wishes to give it 24 hours to get out of my way Meteorologists said they ex pected the weather to clear up within the next 24 hours to give the Dreamboat clear sailing on its long hop