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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPART KI NT Cr H JTOHY ASCM I MS I htS I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Lffl Associated Press and United Press full Leased Wires Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12 1946 This Paper Consists of Two One No 29 SEE RED ARMS SLASH COMPROMISE CHURCHILL HITS RUSSIAN POWER AGAIN IN TALK Claims More Than Third of Europe Is Held Under Soviet Russias Control London British labor government renewed Tuesday its idealistic plea for an effective world government and drew from opposition leader Winston Church ill the observation that the world situation has not improved Churchill replying to a labor motion for acceptance of King George VIs speech opening the new session of parliament declared more than onethird of Europe is held under Soviet control he continued The Soviet military frontier is on the Elbe and it is impossible to forecast what the future and fate of France will be British and American forces in Europe have melted away The Russian armies have been main tained in Europe in vast strength and largely on a war King Georges speech written by the labor government called for continued conscription for British armed forces and for na tionalization of electric utilities and inland transportation The monarch presented his mes sage to parliament after a tradi tional ride through Londons streets during which he was guarded against any possible at tack by Jewish extremists by every policeman Scotland Yard conld than 5000 al told The kings speech marked the opening of the second parliament since labor took over the reins of government and took place amid prewar pomp and ceremony of centuriesold the reality of thejmost elaborate and stringent precautions since the 1B39 and 1940 bombings attributed to the Irish republican party The royal message prepared by the labor government set forth government views on both foreign and domestic affairs The king urged negotiation of a peace with Germany under con ditions which will foster true democracy will guarantee the world against further attempts at world domination and will remove the financial burden which occu pation has laid on my people Indicating the governments in tent to work for eradication of in ternational trade barriers the king spoke of his earnest hope for the success of negotiations now under way in London for expansion of world commerce and employment He also announced the govern ments desire to improve living conditions in Britain promising increased housing and increased food supplies to a nation weary of shortages and rationing Also recommended were meas ures to establish a ministry of the three fighting series of air sea and land to make effective the 1944 Chicago convention on interna tional civil aviation The kings brief message was simply a matteroffact presen tation of the labor governments legislative intentions for the sec ond parliament since it climbed to power 15 months ago In one short paragraph the king indicated that the govern ment hadplans to set up tighter controls for the London stock ex change and not to permit return of the free cottonmarket closed during the war ROGGE CHARGES GAGGING POLICY Washington S O John Rogge dismissed special assistant attorney general accused his for mer justice department boss Fri day of misstating facts and the administration of gagging those who attack fascism Rogge made public a letter to Attorney General Tom Clark as serting tbat Clarks notice of dis missal Oct 25 attributed to Rogge a statement which he did not make The letter followed a radio speech Monday night in which Rogge declared Under the policy of the pres ent administration the fascists have their full measure of free dom of speech but those who wish to attack fascism and tell the facts about nazi penetration in this country no matter whose narns is involved find themselves gagged The people need all the facts about fascism but when I at tempted to give the facts I was summarily dismissed1 lowan 87 Proud Father for 9th Time Says Thats Enough Des Moines Carrizales who became a father lor the 3th time at the age of 87 said Tuesday he was mighty proud its a boy His 22 year old wife Mary presented him Monday with a husky son weighing 9 pounds 111 ounces Hospital attendants said the baby was fine and healthy and said the mothers condition was fairly good 1 Carrizales 8th child a girl was born a year ago last month He has 7 other children by marriages They range in age from 50 to 65 Carrizales a Cherokee Indian passed an army physical examina tion 3 years ago but was rejected for military service because of his age So he went to work on a war job at a Des Moines tire and rub ber plant It was there that he met his present wife After the marriage he went to work as a painter at the Wood Bros Thresher com pany He said he never has missed a days work because of illness His formula I chop wood and chin myself 40 times a day and I eat red peppers Heused toskip rope he said but gave it up when he broke a bone in his foot Carrizales said he has enough children now Thats enough he said when informed of the newest arrival I dont want anymore GOP Heads Say Truman Must Use Middle of Road Course Dont Want Proposals Too Far Left or Right or No CoOperation Washington ff Republicans stipulated Tuesday that President Truman will have to go down the middle of the road in his legisla tive proposals if he wants their cooperation in the new GOPcon trolled congress From Senators William F Know land Cal and C Wayland Brooks 111 came assertions that their fellow republicans will not accept what Knowland called a PACdrafted lawmaking pro ram and what Brooks labelled completely socialistic proposals We need some of the same anity of purpose that has marked he development of pur nonparti san foreign policy in solving the countrys grave domestic prob Knowland told a reporter We dont want the nation to swing either too far to the left or 00 far to the right We want to teep it on an even keel And we dont want any PACdrafted egislative program shoved at us as it has been in the past Brooks said he wondered whether the presidents concilia ory bid Monday for a political truce on pressing national prob ems would be any more lasting and effective than Mr Trumans appeal for the same sort of co operatiqn when he took office 19 months ago W hen Mr Truman first be came president the Illinois sen ator said he asked for cooper ation from the congress Then he proceeded to present and tried to 6rce through completely socialis Ic proposals The people have spoken and they have said they dont want that kind of program Senator Wayne Morse ROre said he interpreted the election results as indicating that the American people want their of ficeholders to avoid the extremes of both reactionary and leftist points of view and mark out a constructive middle of the road course of action which will bring a high degree of stability to the nation Without dissent republican eaders pledged their efforts to ward continuing present foreign policies unchanged But Senator Libert Thomas DUtah said the est of full republican coopera ion with the president on this score will dome when treaties are placed before the senate Arrest Paroled Boy or Cottage Thefts Waterloo 14 year old Waterloo boy was arrested Mon day on a charge of burglarizing 7 summer cottages near Cedar Falls The same boy last Thursday was sentenced to Eldora and then paroled after he and a 15 year old companion admitted setting fire to a Cedar Falls building The companion was sentenced to Sldora on an arson charge which also involved 5 Waterloo fires KNOWLAND BROOKS TROIKA CLUB IS COMPLETE RUINS FiremenHindered by LackofWater Supply The building housing the Troika club formerly the site of the Le high bakery No 1 Lehigh How burned to the ground early Tues day morning The cause of the fire wasreported as unknown by the Mason City fire department A one story frame structure con sisting of 2 parts a large kitchen and a tavern the building was unoccupied by anyone at the time of fire The building was owned by Peter and Samuel Karamitros and Deno and George Karamitros were the owners of the Troika club The building was reported as a total loss Firemen received the alarm at a rn but found the entire building in flames upon ar rival Handicapped by the lack of any water supply at the site of the fire the department had to fight the flames with booster tank sup ply only trucks relaying to the Le high Portland Cement plant to re plenish the tanks With such a scanty supply of water with which to work the de partment centered most of its ef forts on saving surrounding build ings having found the Troika club fire out of control upon ar rival A dog owned by one of the proprietors of the club died in the fire Railroad Association President Succumbs Washington J Pel ley 68 president of the Associa tion of American Railroads died Tuesday in Doctors hospital Details of Pelleys illness were not immediately available Close associates however were sur prised by news of his passing An official of the association said his information as late as Tuesday morning had been that he was coming along fine Paper was used in China around 100 AD more than 650 years be fore its use in Arabic world PRICE TAGS ON GM AUTOS AND Ford and Chrysler Mark Time on Possible Action After Decontrol Move Detroit price tag on General Motors passenger cars and trucks was higher by Tuesday while Ford and Chrysler other members of the automotive industrys big 3 marked time on possible action following the removal of OPA controls C E Wilson GM president an nounced the increases Monday and said they would be effective immediately He said the cor poration had an application for such an increase on file with the OPA for several months and pointed out that the boost placed GM prices in reasonable relation ship to costs of production Wilson also announced Adjustments in the prices of certain household appliances will be announced later by the Frigi daire and Delco appliance divi sions no general increases on au tomotive parts will be made at this time OPA recently author ized increases up to 15 per cent on automotive no general increase is contemplated on Dieselelectric locomotives or other Diesel engines Earlier the Ford Motor Co said no immediate price increase was contemplated In a letter distributed Tuesday to Ford suppliers Albert J Browning vice president and di rector of purchases said some prices of certain repair parts will be adjusted because of serious inequalities in the former OPA prices There was no comment1 from George W Mason president of the NashKelvinator corporation said the companys main interest is to keep prices as low as pos sible He added Further prices of Nash cars and Kelvinator Electric Appliances will depend as always upon our labor and materials costs and our volume of production W A MacDonald vice presi dent in charge of sales of the Kai serFrazer corporation said that unless prices of materials went up there would be no increase in prices of cars George T Christopher president of the Packard Motor Car com pany said in a statement With restrictions removed and production again depending upon our own ability to acquire mate rials our confidence in the future is sufficient to justify our consid eration of present prices remaining in effect In Cincinnati an increase of in the retail price of the 1947 Crosley automobile was an nounced by Powel Crosley Jr president of Crosley Motors In corporated He said it was neces sary because of increased costs since original pricing Packinghouse Strike Due in 2 Weeks Chicago United Pack inghouse Workers union CIO Tuesday directed its members to prepare to strike within 2 weeks against the nations meat indus try A directive was sent to all union locals by Ralph Helstein union president following a weekend tasetmg at which 200 union rep resentatives formulated policy for possible strike action Helstein told the locals that ne gotiations with the big four packers which began last August were not proceeding satisfactorily but that they would continue until every means had been used to get a peaceful settlement of wage de mands AP IVirephotos UNIQUE HOUSING SOLUTION 3 room house top was built from cellar to roof with stolen materials according to Sheriff Martin Pratt of Port land Ore who Tuesday re vealed the arrest of Christina Leonard and her former hus band William Leonard picture at right for 30 burglaries of loot valued at Portland Ore three room home built with stolen materials was listed Tuesday along with household furnishings and extensive Sheriff Martin Pratt said were accumu lated in a year by a young woman and her exhusband charged here with 30 burglaries The sheriff said the in loot which four deputies spent a night and a day itemizing included a mink coat two sets of silverware a vacuum cleaner radios a portable sewing machine a typewriter and several hundred houseware articles and clothing Pratt reported William Franklin Leonard 41 and his divorced wife Christina Leonard readily admittedthe thefts after their ar rest in the home they built a few months ago Most of the stolen building ma terials which deputies described as the best of quality had been taken from housing project jobs on which Leonard worked day time during the past year Sheriffs Deputy Lylc Cocking said the woman woulddrive a small truck at night to a home where her husband had broken in and together they would haul away the plunder Most of the articles were identi fied Tuesday as coming from Port Scheduled Meeting Between Krug and Lewis Is Postponed No Explanation Given for 24 Hour Delay in Coal Negotiations By ASSOCIATED PRESS A scheduled conference between Secretary of Interior Krug and John L Lewis Tuesday was post poned for 24 hours without any immediate explanation The 2 were to have met Wednes day afternoon to resume their soft coal mining contract negotiations Asked whether the postpone ment was initiated by Lewis or Krug an interior department aide said there was no comment New violence broke out in the drawnout AFL jurisdictional dis pute in the Hollywood movie stu dios Tuesday following the first production shutdown in nearly 2 months and resumption of mass picketing and wholesale arrests In the movie strike an explo sion which police said apparently was caused by a band grenade shattered a window aifd severely damaged the home of Norman Pottle a nonstriking film techni cian in Van Nuys Hollywood sub urb He told police no one was hurt in Tuesdays blast The mis sile apparently was thrown from the street against the front of his house Monday 36 pickets were arrested and charged with parading with out a permit when mass picketing was resumed at MetroGoldwyn Mayer studios There was no vio lence There was no hint as to what progress if any was made at Mondays first meeting between Krug and Lewis since the presi dent of the AFL United Mine Workers demanded wagehour ne gotiations Lewis has contended that the present contract with the govern ment will end on Nov 20 and in keeping with the unions no con tract no work policy a work stoppage could become effective at that time Lewis has not an nounced details of his new de mands for more pay and shorter hours Meanwhile government media tors sought to bring peace in the 136day strike at the AllisChalm ers manufacturing plant at West Allis Wis and in the 23day old strike of 1400 AFL Trans World Airline Pilots Iowa Shivers Temperatures Hit Near Zero BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Temperatures skidded close to zero in northwestern Iowa Mon day night and early Tuesday An overnight low of 10 de grees at Sioux City held steady through a m but by the mercury had climbed to 15 The weather bureau at Des Moines said even lower tempera tures may have been recorded in the open country but that the bureau had no such official re ports The 10 degree reading was the lowest to date for this season The maximum temperature in the state was 46 at Atlantic The weather bureau said cool weather would hang on in Iowa until at least Saturday and pre dicted that the mean temperature would average 2 to 4 degrees be low the state normal of 37 de grees lands middle class suburban homes where the sheriffs officers said a robber who left red candle drippings had operated for many months The couple married two years ago but divorced five months ago although they still worked togeth er from the home Sheriff Pratt reported Small Favors Scrapping Telephone Priorities Washington Pro duction Administrator John D Small said Tuesday he has rec ommended scrapping the wartime order which set up a priority sys tem for getting telephones He indicated that in the near future installation of telephones will be returned to a firstcome firstserved basis Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday no important change in temperature Low Tuesday night 1520 Iowa Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday no important change in temperature Low Tuesday night 15 northwest 24 southeast High Wednesday 48 to 44 Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook The mean temperature will average 2 to 4 degrees below the state normal of 37 degrees Warmer Wednesday colder Thursday and Friday somewhat warmer Saturday and little trend Sun day Precipitation will average J inchoccurring as rain about Saturday Minnesota Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday No important change in tempera ture IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 38 Minimum 22 At 8 a m Tuesday 25 Heavy frost YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 38 MOLOTOV HINTS FUTURE OFFER ON INSPECTION Says Russian and U S Reduction of Arms Can Be Harmonized By JOHN M HIGHTOWEK A P Staff Correspondent New York evidence hat Russia may eventually agree o some form of international in spection to enforce disarmament including elimination of atomic weapons was seen Tuesday in an assertion by Soviet Foreign Min ster Molotov that Russian and American arms reduction propos als can be harmonized At the same time he declared hat an armaments race has al ready started and he urged prompt action by the United Na Jons to stop it From Secretary of State Byrnes came a promise that the American government which is insisting on an inspection system would have more to say on disarmament at the proper time and British For eign Secretary Bevin declared that in the effort to obtain worldwide arms reduction my government will not fall behind The 3 spoke Monday night at a dinner of the Foreign Press asso ciation after completing their first review here of 5 projected axis satellite peace treaties Reports on their work to date showed them to be still stalled on all major issues ranging from control of Trieste to free navigation of the Danube riv One source of prolonged dispute between the United States and the Slav states appeared to have been removed however Diplomats re ported Byrnes had informed the Foreign Ministers Council Monday that the United Stateshad ordered occupation authorities in Germany to release several hundred seized Danube river vessels of Hungary and other eastern European coun those countries with Russian support have been demanding for months Tuesday the foreign ministers turned over to their deputies and technical experts some the dis putes which have knotted their own discussions and themselves prepared p m C S T to return to an attack on major dif ferences in the Italian treaty This presumably meant they would be face to face again with the problem of Trieste and there was speculation as to whether they would give Italy and Yugo slavia more time to try to com promise their differences or them selves seek a final settlement in line with earlier decisions to in ternationalize the troubled area But the speeches of all 3 for eign ministers to the Press ciation Monday night disclosed that while their day to day task here is treaty making one of their great concerns is the problem of disarmament In this connection some authori ties suggested that Molotov had shown a highly conciliatory atti tude toward the American prop osition for an international in spection to safeguard arms cuts against violations even though the official soviet view to date has been unfavorable UN Delegates Hear Peace Plea of Goldstar Mother Died on Sugar Loaf Hill By JOHN L STEELE United Press Staff Correspondent New York hope for plea of a goldstar mother whose son diedon Sugar oaf left before the Jnited Nations Tuesday by Secre afy of State James F Byrnes A letter written by a dead marines mother to Archbishop rancis J Spellman was read by Jyrnes Monday night before the foreign Press associations dinner the Big Four and United Nations delegates He said it ypified the longingof little peo ple everywhere for peace He was young Mrs Stanley Schnelle of Olivia Minn wrote of her son senior in high school But in December 1942 he said to me mom this is my fight I got to go Im no bet ter than the boy from England or China His father and I let him enlist He wanted to be a marine He had a crooked finger caused by an ac cident Time after time he hitch hiked to Minneapolis trying to en list No that crooked finger kept him out But they couldnt keep him out He got into the marine corps He later by the same per sistent method got to be a marine raider When he left and that was our last goodbye he said Funny Im going off to war and I dont know of an enemy A buddy who got back and came to see us said you know one thing about Gordon was he held no bitterness to his enemy He said they think theyre fighting for their country like Im fighting for That was the kind of a boy he was Laughter came easy to him He fought the Bikinis Guam and lastly Okinawa on Sugar Loaf Hill He was part of the 4th marine regiment 6th marine division I wonder what heaven looked like to those tired weary boys coming in I figure they would look at each other some friend and say you here But I think of what they died for I think of the work left to be done Now its up to work is over I pray how I pray for God to guide Secretary Byrnes in his work I pray for the little people They have taken too wondered too long Soon their hearts will be crushed with bur dens they cant bear I pray for a just peace treaty to come soon I pray that all might be fed and clothed I cant see hungry people even if they were enemies Hunger doesnt make good breeds hale Ive been repairing clothes Now Im making quilts that I can send over there wher ever they be needed We have seven I cant give him is one of us We have been a poor family But we were a happy family and laughter came easy to us all and sympathy for we knew what it was to go without The dead marine was Pfc Gor don Schnelle Co 1 3rd Bn 4th Marines His brother Lloyd is now taking his basic training as a ma rine at San Diego When one of Byrnes aides telephoned Mrs Schnelle Monday night and asked permission for the secretary of state to read the letter she wept Byrnes told the delegates that Americas greatness lies in its humble homes and in such moth ers as this one who prays for our enemies and is anxious to help them When the American secretary had finished Russian Foreign Minister V M Molotov Britains Ernest Bevin and other world leaders bowed for a moment in silent tribute to the maiine and his fallen comrades CALL PARLEY ON NIP REPARATIONS All Claimant Nations Invited to Conference Washington W Pauley said Tuesday that the United States has invitedall na tions claiming Japanese repara tions to a conference in Washing ton early in December Pauley who is President Tru mans reparations representative told reporters after calling on the president that alt claimant nations except Russia have indicated a de sire to be represented at the con ference Pauley added however that we will proceed even without Soviet acceptance He said the United States is very anxious to begin move ment of Japanese factories to claimant nations As one example Pauley said the Philippine govern ment is claiming more than 000000 worth of Japanese plants Asked whether Russia has been slow in accepting this countrys invitation to a conference because Soviet removal of Manchurian factories Pauley replied That is one condition Gene Ticrney Separates Hollywood Tierney and husband Oleg Cassini who also designs her clothes have sep arated   

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