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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME 9F HI3T68Y ANJ ARCHIVES THE NEWSPAPER THAT HOME EDITION MAKES Ail NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Lin Associated Press United Pitsi full teued Wive Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 25 1946 This Paper Consists oi Two Ont No 14 REDS BACK DOWN ON VETO ISSUE WYATT SEEKING TO PRIME PREFABS Requests RFC Approval on Loans Designed to Get Industry Moving Washington W Ex pediter Wilson Wyatt is seeking to prime the prefabrication indus try with worth of fed eral loans in a drive to get fac torybuilt homes rolling from as Tokyo Rose Is Free Again Tokyo Rose walked through the big steel gates 0 Sugamo prison to freedom Friday grinned for photographers and re porters and said she wasnt Tokyo Rose after all Flanked by solicitous U S army officers including a hulking co onel who pleaded with reporters make your questions has waited a long time for this she Insisted she was the girl Amer sembly lines Disclosing this to a reporter Fri day ah official of the national housing agency said Wyatt sent letters of recommendation for 11 firms to the reconstruction finance corporation within the last week The loans are designed to spur the most con spicuously ging the lag phase of veterans housing pro gram a pre f a b campaign which appar ently will pro vide only 40000 homes this year instead of the 250000 set as the original goal The NHA official said that if the 11 concerns seeking federal aid come through along with other prefab producers the chances are good for meeting the 1947 goal of i 600000 factorybuilt dwellings This is twofifths of the entire 1947 housing target of 1500000 homes started Wyatts aides are confident that KFC will approve the bulk of the i requests The loan agency itself was nonmommittal but a spokes man said action is possible within a matter of days if sufficient data accompanied the loan requests The can soldiers sailors and heard over Radio Tokyo as Ann Orphan Ann your favorite enemy playmate Hose or reality Ikuko Togura a 1941 graduate of the University of California at Los released upon in structions from the federaKattor ney at Los Angeles who said there were at least a dozen Tokyo Roses and he wouldnt try to nar row the field to one Ann or Rose said she never checked the contents of hrr ri diculous scripts that reported the destruction of whole fleets divi or air squadrons Dressed like a college girl in a brown skirt jacket and low tieeled shoes and wearing her long hair hanging down her back the 30 year old Rose or Ann said she had gained 15 pounds since entering Sugamo Nov 16 last year Then she walked to a waiting U S army jeep embraced a man who presumablywas her husband Tokyo linotype operator climbed in and was driven off DSCKO TOGURA Tokyo Rose Churchill and Attlee Toss Verbal Blasts at Russians Winston Charges Russia Has 2000000 Soldiers in Occupied East Europe London Churchill and Prime Minister Attlee cap tured Britains headlines Fri day with almost simultaneous ver bal blasts against Russia in what appeared to be shaping up as a solid1 British front against com lunism Churchill told his constituents in suburban Loughton Thursday night that he had facts and evi dence to support his the Lustron Corp Next made in the fbrin of a question is for New Orleans Boatbuilder Andrew J Higgins Sevenother cities are represented The loan announcement cli maxed these other developments ill tl e last fortnight 1 NHAs report that at least 5 aircraft factories will be ready to start assembly line output of aluminum dwellings in the very near future 2 The signing of guaranteed market agreements with 3 pre fab builders by which the gov ernment agrees to buy a certain number of homes if the manufac turer cannot sell them The gov ernment thus assumes the market ing risk About 100000 of the 1947 pre fabs NHAestimates will be alum inum So far the conventional pre before the house of commons the Soviet union now has 200 than 2000000 a full war foot ing in Russianoccupied eastern Europe He lauded Attlees speech be fore the trades union congress at Brighton earlier in the day in which the prime minister bluntly accused Soviet leaders of erecting a wall of ignorance and suspi cion between the Russian people and the rest of the world The fact that the British gov ernment have decisively broken with the communists and are fronted with them although it does not immediately affect the course of affairs in this island said Churchill has an importan and beneficial result abroad be cause there are countries on thi CHCRCHILL unable to boost production beyond 1000 homes a week be cause of lumber and other mate rial shortages fab usually France quiver ploying wood and plywood have under the communist attack He said his Wednesday speech shouldbe regarded as aserious warning and added I did not ask the question about Russian withou weighing very carefully the wholt matter and without consulting others my friends and colleagues and laying before them the evi dence on which I proceeded Nor did I ask the question without informing the governmen before hand of my intentions bu you can take it from me that the facts I adduced are correct Government spokesmen re mained resolutely silent with re gard to Churchills embarrassing inquiry but some sections of the press were increasingly critical oi prime ministers Open Barber Shop at SUI for All Races Iowa City University of Iowa students have announced they will open a barber shop here Monday to serve persons of al races The university had announced last week it would open a barber shop near the student union to combat what university officials termed discrimination in loca barber shops against Negroes Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy and I cool Friday night and Saturday Iowa Increasing cloudiness with a few light showers near the i Minnesota border Friday eve ning Mostly cloudy and cool Saturday Low Friday night 32 north 40 south High Saturday i 46 north 52 south Minnesota Partly cloudy and rather cool Friday night and Saturday Iowa 5 day weather mean temperature will average norrna state normal is 46 de Little change in temper ature Saturday turning colder Sunday Rising temperatures late Tuesday and Wednesday Precipitation will average i inch occurring as showers late Sat urday and Sunday IN MASON CUT GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning j Maximum 50 Minimum 34 At 8 a m Friday 41 f Precipitation 18 IYEAR AGO Maximum 48 Minimum 33 the wartime methods What ought not to be done said the Daily Mirror is to state Britains differences with Russia in the form of insult and innuen do as Mr Churchill was inclined to do 25 years ago and is doing again today Iowa AP Editors and Publishers ReElect Hoopes and Slichter Sioux City Iowa As sociated Press Editors and Pub lishers Association reelected Don Hoopes president and Harry C Slichter vice president at a clos ng session of a 2day 4 state con ference Thursday Hoopes is managing editor of the Marshalltown TimesRepublican and Slichter of the Dubuque Tele raphHerald The Iowa Nebraska Minnesota and South Dakota newspapermen who held separate state meetings attended a joint luncheon at which Kent Cooper AP general manager and executive director discussed newspaper problems The giant tree frog grows to a ength of three to five inches compared with two other tree frogs inches for Unveiling Due for Outbreaks in Palestine London Secretary Arthur Creech Jones told the Blouse of commons Friday that Britain would publicize in Amer ica details of new Palestinian out Jreaks which he termed abomi nations and cold blooded out rages I should like to express the ab horrence which I am confident the house feels at these abominations and cold blooded outrages and our keen realization of the trials and dangers which beset troops police administration and indeed all con cerned with the maintenance of law and order in Palestine Creech Jones declared Laborite Tom Driberg asked the colonial secretary whether the foreign office will see the facts of this situation are made widely icnown in New York where there is intensive propaganda not only on behalf of the Zionist case but actually on behalf of the terror ists We are alive to that Creech Jones replied and that will be done Viscount Hinchinbrooke a con servative raised the Palestine question asking for a declaration on theincrease of terrorist ac tivities in the last few days and what further precautionary meas ures are contemplated to safe lives of British troops and policy GOVERNMENT IS ANALYZINGSOFT COALCONTRACT Cabinet Talks Over Issue as Threatened Walkout Draws Nearer Washington The threat ened coal crisis was brought up at President Trumans cabinet meet ing Friday and Attorney Genera Clark later said his office is an alyzing the governments con Tact with John L Lewiss United Mine Workers Clark told reporters that while ic had not been asked to study he contract we always analyze hose things so we will be ready f called upon The contract was negotiated last May after the government seized the idle soft coal mines Lewis has demanded reopening of the existing wage agreement and has served notice that the pact will be void unless the ne jotiations begin Nov 1 The fed eral coal mines administration has aken the stand that the contract s good for the duration of gov ernment operation of the mines Lewis threat of a new soft coal trike this winter loomed larger ban ever week be ore the November 1 deadline President Truman tossed the irospective crisis back to Secre ary of Interior J A Krug who ernained silent So did Lewis Government labor o f f i ci a 1 s grpwing more anxious bythe hour rivately expressed the opinion hat of strikes would bring down the wrath of congress and might provoke se labor legislation when the awmakers return in January But these officials are treading warily They are not talking for about legisla tion or effects a coal strike 4 days lefore the Nov 5 elections might have on the makeup of the next ongress Two facts they said stand out 1 Members elected to congress n Nov 5 will be seated in Jan uary 2 Many of the nations leaders ave warned that a 2nd round f strikes would be a body blow o tbe postwar economy Meanwhile coal industry pokesmen in Pittsburgh said a eneral mine strike next month cut off home supplies of oal almost immediately Coal retailers already are be ind with orders the industry aid and a work stoppage would alch them with little or no stock STAND AGAINST UN DISCUSSION IS 2ND CASUALTY OF wrecked car carried the 2nd casualty of the year to his death late Thursday when it was struck by a northbound freight near the fair grounds on 19th S W Lyle Swanson 20 Northwood died at a local hospital following the accident Inspecting the car is Patrolman Ervin L Sanders of the Iowa State Safety Patrol At the right is Night Captain Ralph Schiffman of the Mason City police de partment Northwood Youth Dies After Mason City TrainCar Crash Lyle Swanson 20 Northwood who was riding with Darroll Ed ward Julson Northwood when the car he was driving collided with Chicago North Western train at the crossing on 19th S W abou 11 p m Thursday died at a m Friday at a local hospital of in ternal injuries The 2 men were traveling east in the car near the North Iowa fair grounds when the accident occurred Julson told police that he the train but thought that it was standing still Engineer H W Bas iles A 20day backlog on hand or industrial uses would be suit ble only for homes equipped stokers While Krug and Lewis stood miles apart on he moot question of whether the nited Mine wrokers chief can eopen the whole issue of wages nd hours or merely discuss the ay the present government con act is being coal operators expressed a illmgness to talk to Lewis after long period of silence MacArthur Says Morale of Occupation Forces in Japan Are Excellent Tokyo Douglas Mac Arthur said Friday in a report on he morale of U S army troops n the Pacific that incidents in the Philippines which he attributed to a few homesick youths could be corrected easily The moralS and discipline of oc cupation forces in Japan are of he highest MacArthur said in commenting on reports of deter oratmg morale among American oldiers in the Pacific Gen Dwight D Eisenhower U S army chief of staff was re pealed early this week to have sked MacArthur to investigate re ports of low morale among the troops in the Pacific Regarding reports of deteriorat ng relations between Filipinos nd Americans MacArthur said hat certain ties of friendship ounded upon democracy and Christianity willalways bind our reoples together itomic Age Born December 21942 Washington The army it official Friday The omic age was born December 2 42 On that day under the west stands ofStagg Field at the Uni versity of Chicago scientists in the Manhattan projects metal lurgical laboratory made a nu clear reactor work for the first time Maj Gen Leslie R Groves an nounced that the Manhattan proj ect the atomic energy or ganization which he leads will observe December 2 as the anni versary of an was a milestone in the advancement of science Decontrol Dii for Industrial Goods Clothes Washington indus trial products as well as som clothing are next in line for de control Deputy Price Chief Dean McNeal said Friday Asserting that a master list of goods slated to be freed of ceil ing tags already is on OPA Bos Paul Porters desk McNeal addei to reporters We hope to have it ready b November 1 but we may not com plete the work then Porters deputy said small ra dios some linens and scores o other items have been put on thi master list tentatively He addei that large cabinet type radios am such things as refrigerators wash ing machines and similar heavy goods may have to remain under ceilings for 3 months or longer Effective Friday OPA rernovec price ceilings from these miscel laneous items it classed as un important to living costs Stepladders optical goods hand wound phonographs kits of elec tronic equipment sold for assem bly into recordplayers amplifiers microphones loud speakers and similar devices motors handop erated washing machines non electrical food choppers and juic ers lanterns mantel lamps and hurricane lamps that use oil kero sene or gasoline and carving and kitchen knives and forks Save soap slivers place them n a dish of water by sink and se on greasy pots and pans 1 DAY LEFT to register for voting at the General Election Nov 5 YOU MUST REGISTER 1 If you have not voted in the last 4years 2 If you have changed your address 3 If you have changed your name 4 If you have reached voting age 5 If you have been granted citizenship RETURN BREAD TO NORMAL SIZE Revoke Reduction Order for Bakers Washington agricul ture department Friday p aved the way for return of bread loaves and rolls to normal sizes by re voking the sizereduction order of last June Last June 30 the department or dered bakers to cut the size of bread loaves and rolls 10 per cent to save wheat for world famine relief The revocation presumably means that bakers in states with laws setting weights for bread loaves and rolls will return to normalsize loaves almost imme diately In many cases states suspended their weight requirements to as sist in the campaign against fam ine In states not having such laws it will be up to the indivi dual baker whether he returns to the larger load Five different languages are spoken by the Pueblo Indians of New Tewa Towa Keres and Zunian None of the tongues is not understood or spoken by any of the other groups 609 N Washington said th freight was traveling north a about 21 miles per hour comin into Mason City The car was struck on the righ side and turned around by th train and pushed up against Mason City Motor Coach compan bus which was westbound an standing at the crossing waitin for the train The bus was no damaged received a slight cut or his forehead Swanson apparently did not have a bruise on him ac cording to police when he wa taken to the hospital but was suf fering internally Julson was dis missed from the hospital follow ing treatment for his forehead This was the 2nd traffic death in Mason City this year accord ing to Chief Harold Wolfe Dur ing the year there have been 416 casualties in Iowa NAZI DOCTORS ARE INDICTED Face Charges for Cruel Medical Experiments Nuernberg Germany Twentythree nazi doctors were ndicted Friday on charges thai hey murdered hundreds of housands of human beings in Jermanys wartime program of medical killings and brutal ex with living prisoners A woman Hcrta Obcrhauser and Dr Karl Brandt one of Hit ers personal physicians were mong the 23 who will be tried ext month in the first of a se ries of war crimes trials by spe ial American military courts Brig Gen Telford Taylor chief ounsel for the courts said be ween 250 and 500 former nazi military industrial fidbncial and overnmental leaders would be rraigned during the trials which re expected to last through 947 The doctors were charged on 3 ounts conspiracy to commit trocities participation in war rimes against enemy nationals articipation imcrimes against hu lanity involving German civilians nd the nationals of occupied ountries An 18page indictment de cribes such experiments per ormed by the nazi physicians as Deliberately inflicting wounds nd infecting them then forcing round glass or wood shavings ito the wounds to aggravate the ifection in order to test the ef ctiveness of sulfanilamide Immersing the victims in ice ater or makingthem stand naked utdoors then experimenting with arious means of reviving them Transplanting bones muscles nd nerves from one living victim another to study regeneration Infection with such diseases as alaria spotted fever or epidemic undice to test remedies Mass sterilization by Xray irgery or drugs Baker Seeking State 0 K on Organization DCS Moines Bak er 62 whose hospitals radio sta tions political ambitions court battles and penitentiary sentence created widespread publicity sev eral years ago joined with 2 others Friday in asking state ap proval of a nonprofit organiza tion to operate hospitalschar itable and research institutions Climax of Bakers activities was a 4 year sentence to Leavenworth federal penitentiary for conviction on a charge of using the mails to defraud in the advertisement of a cancer treatment He was re leased July 19 1914 The organization for which ap proval of the secretary of state was sought would be called Baker Research Foundation incorpor ated with headquarters at Musca tine The papers indicated inten tions of the group to operate also in other states Canada Mexico or any other country in which the corporation might be authorized later Others who joined in the filing were Paul Baker Muscatine Brother of Norman and A G 3ush Davenport attorney Pro posed officers for the first year were Paul Baker president Stan ey Baker Muscatine son of Paul vice president and Norman Bak er now aresident of Florida sec retarytreasurer Norman Bakers present address other than Dade county Fla could not be ascertained immedi ately A statement before a notary public included with the filing vith the secretary of state was made in Dade county One of his associates in the filing said Baker vas living in Florida but declined o say where The statement said merely that he appeared personally before the notary and that he was the same Gorman Baker mentioned in the iling Years ago Baker operated hos litals at Muscatine and Eureka iprings Ark He also operated adio station KTNT at Muscatine vhieh was barred from the air by ederalaction and later he estab ished a powerful station XENT t Neuva Laredo Mexico In addition to his radio and ospital activities while in Iowa laker publisheda magazine TNT perated a manufacturing plant nd retail stores in Muscatine and or a time issued a newspaper the Free Press His Iowa career included an nsuccessful candidacy for the re ublican nomination for U S sen tor in 1936 and an unsuccessful ace for governor as the Farmer abor party nominee in 1932 United States Britain Spearhead Proposal for Debate on Power New York P Confronted with strong opposition led by the United States and Great Britain Soviet Russia Friday withdrew her demand that the veto question be excluded from discussion in the United Nations assembly After hearing almost unani mous opposition to his motion to stroke the veto issue from the as semblysprovisional agenda Sov iet Representative Andrei Y Vishinsky announced that he was withdrawing his proposal in the interest of unanimity He told the 14nation general steering committee that he felt it his duty however to warn tooth the committee and the assembly that discussion of the controver sial issue could lead to tical results no prac He described the move to bring up the veto question as a politi cal attack against essential princi ples of the charter and declared that Russia will not insist on ex clusion of the items from the agendaand will not object to their discussion in the assem bly He said however that he felt compelled to put the committee on guard and to warn that it was entering dangerous ground Before withdrawing his pro posal Vishinsky had listened to a halfdozen opposition sneakers headed by the United States and Britain While making it clear that they were not committing themselves on the issue of whether the veto provisions of the charter should be changed the 2 big western powers insisted that the assembly must not be denied the right to discuss the question The clash occurred at an open meeting of the general committee after the Soviet representative formally demanded that the items dealing with the veto be stricken from the assemblys provisional agenda Warren R Austin chief U S delegate declared the American delegation felt that the assembly had a right to discuss any matter within the scope of the charter and that it was clear that the veto rights of the 5 permanent mem bers of the security council came within the charter Andrei Y Vishinsky Soviet deputy foreign minister declared that any change in the veto pro visions of the U N charter would be a heavy blow to the new world organization In a brief statement before the 14nation committee the Soviet representative said Soviet Russia will reserve its right to express its opinion more in detail at the right time I will now say only that these items should be stricken from the agen da He referred to Australian and Cuban proposals for a thorough discussion of the veto issue with a view to restricting its use or eliminating it entirely Vishinsky said the unanimity was the basis of solidarity in the security council He thensaid that in the spirit of solidarity Russia called on the committee to join in eliminating the veto ques tion from the discusssions Sir Hartley Shawcross British attorney general immediately took the floor to oppose the Soviet de mand The United States and Britain are spearheading the opposition One of the items on the 53 point steering committee program is Russias demand that United Nations spe cifically Britain and the United report on how many troops they have outside their own territories on other than exenemy soil The United Stales fought a similar proposal in the security council several weeks ago but let it pass unchallenged Thurs day night rain Hits Truck With Eggs Omelet Morrison III IP estern railroad A North streamliner mixed quite an omelet when it ruck Edward Kempemas truck The impact broke about 200 ases containing more than 60000 gs and smeared them over the ont of the train and the adjoin ig highway Eggs were ankle eep on the road until highway orkers shoveled them into a tch arid sprinkled the road with limestone No one was injured Kempema Worthihgton Minnsaid he as hauling the eggs to the Chi KO market Draft Holiday Fails to Hit Enlistments Des Moines draft holiday announced Oct 12 has not caused any slackening of army enlistments in the Iowa district recruiting office Maj Russell E Law district executive officer said Thursday that 702 men had enlisted so far this month The holiday is to be for 3 months duration The marine corps recruiting of fice reported very slow enlist ments however with only 28 since Oct 1 The navys quota of 32 enlistments was filled in the first week of the month   

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