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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                H I STI8KY A Nit I Nt i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Lin Associated Press and United Press Full Leased wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29 1946 This Paper Consists of Two Ono No 43 LEWIS ENTERS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY REDS TO KEEP VETO RIGHT IN DISARMAMENT Vishinsky Says Atom Bomb Is Big Danger Asks Stockpile Data Lake Success N T announced Friday it would ho on to iis right to veto any Unite Nations plan for world disarma ment or enforcement of a disarm ament scheme Our position on unanimity re mains unchanged Deputy For elgn Minister Andrei A Vishin sky told the United Nations polil ical and security committee B spoke in answer to Britains Si Hartley Shawcross who twic asked Vishinsky where Kussi stood on the use of the veto o disarmament Shawcross knows our attitud on the said W uphold the principle of the unan imity of the powers and do no mean to renounce it We argued i here and other places and will up hold this principle The soviet delegation saw n reason to change its attitude o the veto with regard to disarma ment Vishinsky said He spoke after both Shawcros and Sen Tom Connally D Tex U S representative on the com mittee warned against preservin the veto right in connection wit disarmament Vishinsky charged that the atom bomb was a danger hanging ove us by a thin thread and said th outlawing of atomic warfare mus be the first step in general dis armament Answering Connallys statemen that the UnitedStates would no make the mistake again of beini the only nation to disarm yishih sky said j The to make ires mistakes The first fresh mistake io avoid would Jie not to carry out total disarmament startini with the most dangerous weapon Vishinsky demanded that the United States submit information on the size of its atomic stock pile told the committee that no agreement on disarma ment was attainable without a settlement of the major issues stil prevailing among the allies since the war ended Palestine High Court Rejects Attempt to Prevent Deportation Jerusalem Palestine governments high court rejectee Friday an attempt to prevent de portation of nearly 4000 uncerti fied Jewish immigrants to Cyprus and it was announced officially that 3 British troopships would leave immediately with the refu gees Speculation arose that the court decision might cause underground violence dormant for 10 days to flare anew A Jewish agency spokesman denouncing the ruling as legal absolutism said it had caused rising tension in Palestine The court discharged a habeas corpus writ granted Monday to Jewish lawyers who had filed an action demanding the Palestine government show cause why the refugees should be deported The Jews arrived off Palestine without immigration certificates aboard the rickety freighter Loch ita Two of them were killed in an hours riot at Haifa Jetty Mon day incidental to their transfer to 3 British ships Report Judith Anderson Luther Green Separated Hollywood Judith Anderson and Theatrical Producer Luther Green her husband of a few weeks were reportedly sep arated Friday t Miss Anderson was enroute to York Friday while Green S wassaid by friends to be spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Santa Barbara Cal U S Liquor Licenses in Iowa 2580 Des Moines federa collector of internal revenue dis closed Friday 2580 Iowa club organizations and individuals hoi federal licenses this year to se hard liquor an increase of 22 over the same time last year The federal fiscal year begin July 1 and in 1945 from the star of the fiscal year until Nov 1 the daK the list was made publi 2361 lowans paid the fedcra hard liquor sales license fee o 53750 Tjhe sale of liquor in Iowa i illegal under state law except i the 176 stateowned liquor store which also appeared on the list o licensees released Friday Many taverns and clubs pay th federal liquor tax on the assump tion such payment removes th possibility of federal revenu agents raiding their establish ments The collectors office also re leased a list showing 848 lowan paid the annual federal tax on slot machines and other ff ing devices The payments cov ered 2797 machines At the same time last year 67i persons had paidthe tax on 2 472 machines The operation o slot machines also is illegal unde Iowa law x Payment of the federal hard liquor sales tax and the U S tas on gambling devices which pay off1 is not proof of sale of liquo or of operation of gambling de vices Neither does it indicate whether liquor sales or gambling device operation was on a con tinuous basis if at all Officials have said however that it is unlikely any person 01 organization would pay the fed eral taxes for such purposes un less they expected to engage in such operations STRIKE PARLEY Picket Lines Operating Again in St Paul St Paul Minn attempts to settle the public schoo eachers strike were to be resumec riday as the walkout went into he 5th day after Thanksgiving lalted negotiating meetings ana picket line activity Negotiators were to continue essions at a joint city state anc eachers meeting Friday after loon in an attempt to settle salary nd school improvement demands if 1169 teachers who struck Mon iay closing 77 schools to 30000 lupils Latest activity occurred Wednes ay night when Acting Mayor Tred M Truax said strike settle ment was near but was repudi ted by Miss Mollie Geary chair man of the teachers joint council AFL who said there was no ustification for such optimistic tatements Mark Twain refused to invesl money in Alexander Graham Bells telephone Weather Report FORECAST Hason City Cloudy Friday night with lowest temperatures 2428 Saturday partly cloudy and warmer owa Mostly cloudy Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and warmer Lows Friday night ranging from 28 west to 2226 east Highs Saturday near 40 east to 45west owa 5 Day Outlook The mean temperature will average 3 to 5 degrees above normal of 29 Warmer Saturday colder Mon day or Tuesday Precipitation will average i to j inch occur ring as rain changing to snow Monday or Tuesday linnesota Cloudy with slowly rising temperatures Friday night Saturday partly cloudy arid ris ing temperatures IN MASON CITY lobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum 49 Minimum 19 At 8 a m Friday 23 EAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum 29 GlobeGazette weather statistics ir 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Thursday morning Maximum 35 Minimum 20 At 8 a m Thursday 35 EAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 19 DYING BOY CELEBRATES TRIPLE His 8th birthday a Christmas which he is not expected to live to see were celebrated by Andy Painter De troit boy suffering from cancer of the throat Andys playmates brought gifts and joined him and his dog in a triple holiday party Detroit A tall Christmas tree glittered in little Andy Paint ers sick room Friday and his parents said it would stay there as long as Andy did Despite the doctors verdict that the brownhaired hoy is dying of a throat tumor Andys father has i hunch hell get well For the first time in many months Andy smiled and laughed Thursday night It was at a party celebrating h i s 8th birthday Thanksgiving and the Christmas he may not live to see Andy almost didnt make the party he had been looking for ward to so long He felt ill at noon time but finally he asked to be carried to the table Ten of his playmates were fathered around a table heaped with turkey ice cream and cake Government Allows Brewers Distillers to Use More Grain Remove Limitations on Domestic Distribution of Flour on Dec 1 Washington Presiden Triman1 annrvnced Friday tha he SgYiculturV departnaentwiLl permit distillers and brewers to use more grain and will remove Imitations on the domestic dis tribution of flour The white house announcemem attributed the move to the favor able grain supply and the short age of transportation facilities for relief exports abroad The statement said Secretary Anderson is taking these actions Friday 1 Remove the limitation on he domestic distribution of flour This limitation is now 85 per cent of last years monthly dis 2 Permit brewers for the quarter beginning Dec 1 1946 to use as much grain as in the cor esponding months of 1945 and 946 but retain the prohibition igainst their use of wheat and he limitation on the use of rice Currently brewers are allowed mly 90 per cent of the grain used ast 3 Permit distillers to use un imited quantities of corn below rade 3 but retain the prohibition gainst their use of wheat and the imitation on their use of rye Later the agriculture depart ment announced that the changes n the graincontrol program be ome effective at a m Dec The only restrictions remaining n the use of wheat are 1 Vheat and wheat products canr ot be used by distillers and rewers and 2 milling grade heat and flour suitable for hu ian consumption cannot be used n the manufacture of mixed live ock and poultry feed The white house made public a etter to the president from An erson reviewing the present rain situation Anderson said the modifications on restrictions on se and distribution were recom 6nded by the cabinet committee n world food programs The secretary said an estimated 00 freight cars will have to be laded with grain each working ay from now until next June 0 in order to reach the export oal lormel Employes Get oint Earnings Checks Austin Minn 5108 mployes of George A Hormel and ompany celebrated Thanksgiving tiursday with the knowledge that leir weeks pay check was more an 5 times their regular weekly asic wage Wednesday joint earnings hecks totaling were stributed to the companys em oyes in accordance with a 7year lanksgiving custom A company spokesman said the iccks were 5153 times the basic for one week He said they rought the average weekly earn gs of all Hormel workers to a ew high of S5279 RENEW DEMANDS INSCHOplFT Minneapolis TeacKers in Negotiation Try Minneapolis of the Minneapolis Federation of Men Teachers AFL were to renew demands for a annual Max imum salary Fridayin a meeting with members of the Central La bor Union and school board ne gotiators The federation delayed strike action Monday to attempt further negotiations but later charged the CLU with selling us down the river after the CLU had agreed on a board proposal of S400 salary increase in 1947 and boost in 1948 Salaries currently range from to The CLU voted unqualified sup port Wednesday to teachers and poth factions agreed to sit in on further negotiation attempts Fri day Wholesale Food Price Index Falls to New York Dun and Bradtsreet wholesale food price ndex based on 31 commodities in general use fell to in the veek ended Nov 26 from last weeks peak of S649 and com pared with for the corres onding week in 1945 Individual food commodoties declining in the week included corn hams lard butter cheese coffee beans potatoes steers and logs Advancing were flour wheat rye oats cocoa eggs rice and lambs magician showed them some tricks and left arabbit for Andy Andys birthday fell on Thanks giving this year but his parents decided theyd better make it Christmas too At first it was go ing to be only a modest partybe cause Andys father makes only a week and doctors cost money But warmhearted people throughout the nation read in the newspapers about Andys plight And the gifts cards and money came pouring in There was an electric phonograph and a terrier puppy And the Painters took some of the money and bought Andy a toy train Andy was too ill to play with the toys much but he couldnt take his eyes off the Christmas tree His mother swept up a few fallen needles and blinked back the tears Wellkeep it oustas long as hewants she said Truman Returns to Dieting and Work Washington UR Presidenl Truman was back at work and dieting Friday after a quiet Thanksgiving holiday which in cluded churchservices much tur key and giblet gravy and an after noon with friends at the white house The holiday over Mr Truman turned his attention once more to the fight being waged in a federal court between the government and John L Lewis boss of the striking coal miners Mr Truman and the first lady observed Thanksgiving by attend ing 10 oclock communion services at historic Christ Episcopal church in nearby Alexandria Va where President George Washing ton once worshipped The president and Mrs Truman slipped quietly into the George Washington pew just before serv ices began The appearance in the halffilled church was a surprise to the congregation 450 Pound Heifer Goes on Block in Big Hotel Chicago of the cattle coming into Chicago land in the stockyards but a 450pound heifer s going to get a chance to walk ight into a Michigan avenue ho el The heifer will be taken to the Gold room of the Congress hotel and will be auctioned off to mem bers of the Shorthorn club at their tnnual banquet Col J E Halsey of Des Moines owa will be the auctioneer Thanksgiving Day Traffic Toll Hits 69 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents took the live of 69 persons over the Thanksgiv ing holiday and 15 other death resulted from miscellaneous vio lent causes The traffic toll was higher tha that estimated by the Nationa Safety council The safety council which Fri day reported 3120 traffic fatal tics in October and a total of 27 520 for the first 10 months of 1946 had estimated 50 persons woul die in motor mishaps on the noli day It said however that nor mally 110 persons arc killed i traffic on a November Thursday including deaths occurring late from injuries suffered that day The safety council said that th traffic toll for the first 10 month this year was 25 per cent highe than for the same period in 194 and estimated that the falaUtie for the entire year would approxi mate 34000 In October 221 reporting citie had perfect records The larges city was Hartford Conn New Haven Conn was 2nd and De Moines Iowa was 3rd For the 10 month period per feet records were maintained by riitiar 37 cities British Quit Indonesia as Clashes Start Baiavia Java ful filled Friday her pledge to with draw all occupation forces from Indonesia before Nov 30 even while new fighting was reported tc have broken out between Dutcl forces and Indonesian republicar troefps f Thfr last British and Indian sol diers oC aaiarmjivKhicTi once uum bered 92000 sailed Friday after noon from Baiavia and Padan Sumatra The Britishofficered al lied forces Netherlands East In dies command officially ceases to exist at midnight Friday night The occupation which began when a naval party landed Sept 15 1945 cost the British 600 killed 1320 wounded 320 missing anc 600 deserters The troops dis armed and repatriated 270OOC Japanese and evacuated 110OQi allied prisoners of war internees and displaced persons The IndonesianDutch draf agreement which would end the Indonesian warfare anc unite Indonesia and the Nether lands as partners is still awaiting ratification at the Hague Cross accusations of truce violations were made by Dutch and Indone sian military leaders as the British departed The Indonesian information ministry said hostilities begun Thursday were under way on al fronts and threatened to become large scale Dutch tanks are mov ing toward Bekassi 15 miles southeast of here the announce ment said and the army of the Indonesian republic has cancelled all leaves The clashes were reported to lave been touched off by Indone sian refusal to accept a Dutch army ruling allowing no republi can soldiers within 2 kilometers about H miles of allied perime ters Miss Keller Visits Queen London Helen Keller lad a long audience with Queen Slizabeth at Buckingham palace lYiday Miss Keller is touring Eu rope to visit the warblinded Lock Fhoto NOBODY least not seriously This is what happened to the car Mrs Harvey Buehler Nora Springs was driving when it collided with a car driven hy Mrs Vera Murphy Clear Lake at p m Wednesday at 25thand S Washington Mrs Buehler shown in the picture talking to Patrolman W F McElroy following the crash received a bruise on her forehead but escaped serious injury Officers McElroy and Don ald Wolske of the Mason City police department investigated the accident Injunction Right Upheld by Judge Washington AP John L Lewis Friday entered a formal plea of not guilty as Federal Judge T Alan Golds borough resumed the contempt of court action against him The United Mine Workers president also waived any right to an advisory jury leaving the district court judge sole ar biter of the case In ordering Lewis to trial for disobeying a court order not to can cel his soft coal contract with the government Goldsborough upheld the courts right to issue such an order despite federal antiinjunction laws The government immediately presented Navy Capt Norman H Collisson federal coal mines administrator as first witness the leader of 400000 striking miners One of Lewis lawyers immedi ately objected fo Collissons tes timony on the ground that the whole proceeding was illegal The union lawyer Welly K Hopkins objected in advance to testimony of all government wit nesses declaring the trial pro ceedings do not sufficiently Output Sags as Coal Strike Hits Industry Pittsburgh continuec strike of John L Lewis 400000 United Mine workers Friday was costing the nations economy mil lions of manhours a day as re lated production sagged Industrialists predictions be came even more dismal as c supplies dwindled at an alarming rate The industrial picture than 50000 work ers laid off Thousands working parttime with the national ingol production rate down to about 62 per cent of capacity U S Steel Chairman Irving S Olds has pre dicted a virtual standstill for the industry soon Transportation Railroads counted more than 18500 workers idle and many others on reduced schedules Pennsylvania railroad reported that employment in its central division alone was down 2000 a day although it has avoid ed complete layoffs Layoffs hit trucking andTiver transportation with 2000 workers idle inthe Pittsburgh district Steel fabricators Drastic cur tailments planned because oi shrinking supplies of semifin ished steel Mills in western Pennsylvania Ohio and West Virginia expected to idle 100000 within a week Paper and pa ralysis of production with the exception of newsprint predicted within 2 weeks if the coal strike continues of drugs plastics and nylon threatened by nterruption of supply of coal tar derivatives Tobacco Shortages predicted n about 10 days because of lack of coal for drying of au omobile workers were on a weekend as Chrysler and Ford extended the Thanksgiving to conserve supplies supplies cut by the closing of byproduct coke ovens The biggest threat to production vas possibility of a railroad reight embargo Virtually no in dustry would escape the effect of such a move Glad Im Skinny Says Man Run Over jy Subway Train New York radio pa rolmen and 2 ambulance atlend nts dashed into a 7th avenue ubway station Friday leaped to le tracks and began to remove le body of a man over whom a had just passed Suddenly the victim stirred awned prodigiously and said Whats going on here Whats all le trouble The surprised police lifted him o safety while an oncoming train as flagged down He identified imself as Lav Mitch 45 year old egro porter on the Queen Eliza eth who dimly recalled a party omewherc and then an over owering desire to sleep When the unscratched Lav was old where he had been napping e looked at his thin frame and aid Boy am I glad Im skinny Release IRA Leader After Hunger Strike Belfast Northern Ireland avid Fleming hungerstriking irmer leader of the outlawed rish republican army was re ased from prison on medical rounds Friday and ordered to ave northern Ireland The emaciated 28 year old pris ler who had served 4 years of a 2year sentence for treason fcl ny was taken immediately to the ire border in an ambulance Authorities said Fleming would ot be permitted to return to Ul er for at least 8 years the pe oci covered by the unexpired ortion of his sentence form the defendants Lewis and the UMW of the nature of tha proceedings against them The court noted his objection and then directed Assistant At torney General John F Sonnett chief government counsel to go ahead with his examination of Collisson In Lewis behalf Hopkins told the courtjie was entering the plea of innocent in order that the rec ord be abundantly clear Earlier in the day Goldsborowh had observed that Lewis already had pleaded guilty in effect by h i s announced noncompliance with the courts stopstrike order of November 18 The union move evidently was designed to show that Lewis held no such opinion After calling Collisson to the stand Sonnett introduced copies official orders by which the government seized the mines last May 22 Counsel for Lewis protested that the orders were not relevant to the contempt of court charge Collisson said the document was intended to prove that the govern ment has actually taken over the coal mines in the exercise of its sovereign functions and has suf fered irreparable damage throuffh the shutdown Goldsborough overruled the de fense objections saying that the seizure orders are clearly mate rial They were admitted in evi dence Overruling Lewis motion for dismissal of the contempt action brought by the government Golds borough declared The NorrisLa Guardia act did not and does not apply and the court has the same rights as it had prior to passage of the NorrisLa Guardia act Goldsborough said his court had the right to enjoin a labor union which was about to do something against the good of the public and the union itself As the paralyzing strike entered its 9th day a rising tide of unem ployment left at least 90000 idle in other industries directly af fected by the walkout dimouts darkened cities in more than a core of states and passenger service on coalburning railroads was sharply curtailed Steel fabricators predicted wholesale layoffs idling 100008 within a week in Pennsylvania West Virginia and Ohio But reports from the coal fields indicated that the miners had not yet begun to draw in their belts Turkey or duck graced most Thanksgiving Day tables in Penn sylvania mining communities The proposal for a truce in the economysapping crisis came from Edward R Burke president of he Southern Coal Producers as sociation He told a reporter that if Lewis would call the 400000 miners back to work the owners of the feder allyseized mines would be very lappy to discuss contract terms with the union chief We are even willins to talk about a shorter work week iurke said Thursday A reduction of the miners pres ent 54hour week with no loss in pay has been reported to be one aim behind the determined United Mine Workers stand against the government Lewis has not said mblicly what he wanted when ie demanded that the government reopen its contract with the UMW Lewis did not volunteer any comment on the Burke proposal Full Time on Research Ames Carl J Drake vho has been head of the ento mology department of Iowa State college for 24 years will devote iis entire time to research activi ies at the college after Jan 1 Dr Charles E Friley college presi lent who announced the change hursday said Dr H M Harris a member of the entomology staff incc 1923 would take over Dr brakes former   

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