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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                T SF A hi Dtfi MOTrtcS I A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Lnr Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY 11 1946 This Paper Consists of Two One No 53 BIG 3 DROPS ARMS COUNT DEMANDS CIVIL WARFARE IN AZERBAIJAN SUDDENLY ENDS Leaders of Province Bow to Demands of Iranian Government Tehran Iranian war ministry announced Wednesday that a 2day civil war ended when the leaders of Azerbaijan notified the central government they had decided to bow to its de cision to send in troops to super vise the elections in the province Gen Sepehod A Ahmedi Iran San war minister said he received at 2 p m a message from Jaafar Fihsevari leader of the semiau tonomous Azerbaijan regime an nouncing the decision to capitu late to the Tehran demands Premier Ahmed Ghavams troops had pushed deep into Azer baijan in the 2 days since they in vaded the province which was occupied by the Russians during the war and had been subjected to greater or lesser soviet influence The official reports indicated that the civil war over sovereignty in Azerbaijan had been averted after only comparatively minor skirmishes Ahmedi informed foreign en voys of a message from Azerbai jan The latest reports said Ghav ams troops had passed beyond the Ghaflankuh ranges of hills along the provincial border and were headed for Tabriz capital of Az erbaijan Gen All Rasmara chief of staff said troops operating from Zenjan and Takab reached Mianeh the first big town beyond the pro vincial border on the road to Tabriz He said the Zenjan column would continue on from Mianeh to Tabrizwhile other units fan ned through the province and took up posts for the supervision of the forthcoming elections to the Iran ian parliament PBSVIOUSLV REPORTED 12 Thursday Bridge Club G B Pray 101 T A T Club liomemakers Club Bath Town ship Rock Fulls IV S C S 5111 The Schivandt Family 30U Mason City Typographical Union No 1000 THE DAYS GIFTS S 3 TOTAL S IB iET NEEDED JI3322r XEW SUM Delay Action Against UMW TillJanuary Washington Judge T Alan Goldsborough Wednesday approved an agreement between government and John L Lewis at torneys to delay until late Janu ary any further court action against the United Mine Workers growing out of the recent coal strike The joint stipulation approved by Judge Goldsborough provides that any further litigation be de ferred until 10 days after the su preme court hears arguments on the appeal of Lewis and the min ers from their contempt convic tions in Goldsborougis court The appeal is due to be argued on Jan 14 The stipulation was signed by Assistant Attorney General John F Sonnett for the government and by Welly K Joseph A Padway and 6 other United Mine Workers attorneys for the Lewis union Hinging on the appeal are fines of on the UMW president and on the union Lawyers were of the opinion that the supreme court will re quire no more than 2 weeks to conclude the case there Still pending before Goldsbor oughs court is a motion by the union to dismiss the governments request for a declaration judgment and notice of application for an appeal to the court of appeals The declaratory judgment would provide a determination by the court on whether Lewis was within his legal rights in termin atoing the miners contract with the government at midnight Nov 20 Giving Tempo Needs Boost NLY 12 giving days remain between now and Christmas That means that if the goal of set for this y e a rs C h r istmas Cheer Fund is to be met the daily contribu tions are going to have to av erage more than a day A glance at the list above will show you that the tempo must be in creased This year the campaign was de liberately delayed in its opening on the theory that this course would eliminate the lag which in past years has always marked the venture During this time little readers in the past have almost worried themselves sick fearing that the goal would not be reached The happy fact is however that there has never been a fail ure in the 21 year history of the undertaking There mustnt be a failure this year But whether there is or not de pends on YOUR generosity and that of your neighbor Individuals and organizations must act and act promptly if the 51500 objec tive is to be reached by the after noon of Dec 24 be a good time either to bring your gift to the GlobeGazette office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa North lowans Not Planning to Visit British Ambassador Woolstock The Francis Newburn farm family isnt planning to spend Christmas in the British embassy in Washington even i such an invitation from Lord Inverchapel British ambassador ar rives in time The British embassy disclosed Tuesday that Inverchapel had ex tended such an invitation to the Newburns in return for their hos pitality in entertaining him last October But when informed of press reports that the British ambassador had invited them Mrs said Why we havent even been asked Inverchapel said in New York Tuesday night however he had written the Newburns inviting them to Washington but declined to say when the letter was sent He said he had not a reply Anyway Mrs Newburn told newsmen even if the family had been invited Im afraid it would be impossible to go She declined to give any reason why the family probably would not be able to go to Washington She said she would ralher wai unlil Ihe invilalion had been re ceived The ambassador spent several days last summer on the New burn farm where he wiped the dishes weeded the strawberry bed and generally enjoyed a va cation from protocol He had been invited there by Roger Newburn 21 while Roger was in Washing ton on a 4H club trip Damon Runyon Famous Story Teller Dies at 62 of Cancer Noted Writer Requests Ashes Be Scattered Over Manhattan Island DAMON RUNYON hristmas Lighting Will Be Turned On Christmas street lighting anc ecorations were to be turned on n Mason City Wednesday eve ling according to word received iy the P G E Lighting for ecorations had been restricted Hormel Plant at Austin Signs Wage Boost Pact Austin Minn George A Hormel meat packing company has agreed to a renewal of the guaranteed annual wage clause in its contract with the United Pack inghouse Workers of America CIO and has granted additional wage increases of cents per hour The agreements were reached Tuesday between the company and Frank W Schultz president of the unions local Schultz also announced that negotiations on contract matters not yet settled would be resumed soon The com pany has agreed to make the new contract retroactive to Nov 4 1946 Employes will receive a night differential of 7 cents per hour and be guaranteed 2080 hours of work each year St Paul Students Urge Speedy Settlement of School Teachers Strike St Paul Minn high school students Wednesday marched on the city hall and urged that the city reach a speedy settlement of the teachers strike which they said jeopardized their chances of graduating next June Nine senior class presidents led approximately 150 students in the orderly march and presented statements to the city council ap pealing for a settlement as soon as possible They said that they believed the teachers would re turn to the classrooms when they were assured a charter amend ment satisfactorily dealing with the educational budget was drafted for presentation to the people The teachers Tuesday night is sued a statement pledging an end to the strike when the council initiated necessary ordinances meeting their financial demands and the charter commission ap proved a plan for the reorganiza tion of the educational budget NATIONAL GUARD APPEAL REFUSED Wisconsin Governor Turns Down Request Milwaukee Wis ap eal for state troops to maintain order at the strikehampered Al lisChalmers Farm Equipment plant was rejected Wednesday after Sheriff George Hanley in formed the governor that the state militia was not needed The appeal for state aid was made by Mayor Arnold H Klentz of suburban West Allis Wis where pitched battles between sheriffs deputies and CIO dem onstrators reached new heights of violence Monday Gov Walter S Goodland had withheld action on the mayors appeal pending are port from the sheriff Sheriff Henleys report was de livered to the governor Tuesday night at Madison Wis Goodland told reporters that in view of the report no state troops would be sent Goodland had refused previ ous requests for use of the state militia on grounds the sheriff had not requested them Hanley admitted that violence got out of control Monday when 75 persons including 23 deputies and policemen were injured in a picket line clash But he said that no violence occurred Tuesday and that the force of 900 special dep uties at his disposal could keep the situation under better control than state troops Police Chief John Polcyn of Milwaukee however disputed Hanleys opinion Polcyn said he could not understand why the sheriff should use 900 Milwaukee police as deputies when state troops are available The police must be sent outside the city lim its for duty at the plant he point ed out depriving Milwaukee of their services Officers Elected Iowa following offi cers of the Charles Payne Womans Relief corps were reelected Mrs P C Bump president Mrs Clara Reynolds senior vice president VTrs Mary Sprague junior vice Mrs Clara Carpenter reasurer Mrs Bertha Wickham chaplain and Mrs Julia Whitman nside guard New York Run yon the Broadway story teller died Tuesday night in Memorial hospital after asking the guys and dolls on the Big Stem to see that there was no fuss over his pass ing Friends said there would be no funeral services that Kunyons body at his request would be cremated at an undisclosed time He had asked that his ashes be strewn over Manhattan island by his friend Capt Eddie Ricken backcr Runyon was 62 His physicians announced that he died of can cer He had been unable to talk since a throat operation 1944 butswapped wisecracks and opiniins with his associates on a pad of paper He entered the hos pital Friday and had been in a coma for 24 hours when he died at p m Runyon bespectacled given to snapbrimmed hats and flashy clothes was famous as a short story writer was a syndicated col umnist but considered himself primarily a reporter His literary style was salted with Broadway slang His suc cess was in his characters Harry the Horse Louie the Joe and Ethel Twep Regret the Horse Player Apple Annie and Little Miss Marker It was the film portrayal of the latter that lifted Shirley Temple to stardom He wrote a play A Slight Case of Murder in collaboration with Howard Lindsay Friends said Runyon began writing short stories during the depression be cause he needed extra money and never spent more than 2 days working on one Runyon peopled his stories with characters he met in the night in Broadway spots in the 40s and 50s He once said A piece I wrote about canary birds got more response than anything I could write about a real serious subject Youd be surprised hoiv many men own canary birds Runyons career led to Manhat tan New York from Manhattan Kans where he was born Oct 4 1884 He was named Alfred Damon Hunyon The first part of his name was knocked off by a sports editor because it made his Dyline too long Runyon wrote lis first news story when he was 12 for his father Noisy Children Give Dog Nervous Breakdown Vancouver B C uni dentified woman asked Police Constable Dick Degley to try to quiet the kids in her neighbor lood She explained the boys are so noisy by dog suffered a nervous jreakdown He spent 10 days in he hospital recuperating and though hes been home 3 days now The noise continues and I ear he is to have another one International Photo SUPERSONIC PLANE PASSES FIRST TEST Standing before the XS1 first U S supersonic plane is Chalmers Slick Goodlin 23 Greensburg Pa who flew the new type of aircraft The tiny plane was dropped from the belly of a B29 and flown on its own rocket power Goodlin held the plane down to a crawling 550 miles an hour The army expects the craft to reach a speed of 1700 mph in later tests Los Angeles new air age was heralded Wednesday with an official announcement by the U S army that its first rocket plane the Bell XS1 has been successfully test flown at Muroc army air desert base on the California Designed to rocket man into the unexplored realms beyond the speed of sound the tiny knife winged ship was dropped from the belly of a huffe B29 bomber Mon day and leaped away in a 19min ulc flight nearly 7 minutes on rocket power Test pilot Chalmers Slick1 Goodlin of Greensburg Pa held Ihe planes 40000 horsepower rocket tubes carefully in check Q S Favors UN Headquarters Site in MidTown Manhattan John Rockefeller Jr Will Give to Purchase Location Lake Success N Y United States Wednesday pro posed that the United Nations es ablish its permanent headquar ers in a deluxe citywithina ity in midtown Manhattan The American delegation to UN or the first time gave its support o a specific location after reveal that John D Rockefeller Jr had offered to give UN 00 to buy land for a headquarters long the East river between 42nd ml 48th streets Russia also hailed the offer as possible solution to UNs year ong wrangle over whether to set p its permanent home in San rancisco or the east Rockefellers ffer was submitted to the UN eadquarters committee which iromptly appointed a subcommit ee to inspect the site later Wed esday The UN headquarters committee nnounced that Rockefeller had btained a 30day option on the and The UN must accept or re ect the offer within that period Rockefeller also conditioned his ffer on New York Citys contrib ting some small parcels of land nd street sections New York Jayor ODwyer promised the itys help The proposed headquarters uildings with cloverleaf high ly approaches elaborate as embiy halls and shops would estle in a neighborhood now nown to Americas moviegoers s a DeadEnd district The area s studded with warehouses deli atessens and taverns with rented ooms on the upper floors It can e viewed however from the wank penthouses on expensive partment houses a few t blocks way Vinter Schedules Return to lowd By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Winter has scheduled a return 0 Iowa After days of unseasonably nild weather during which the ighest December temperatures n Iowas history were recorded weather bureau Wednesday orecast much colder weather Except for the extreme north est portion of the stale the cold is not expected until hursday Tuesdays high reading was 58 egrees recorded at Burlington nd Davenport and Tuesday ights low was 25 at Iowa City Meteorites Fall in Midwest Omaha meteorites which astronomers said were part of an annual shower from the Gemini Constellation were sighted during hours of darkness Tuesday by 5 midwestern states Before dawn the sky was brilliantly lighted for a 250mile stretch etween McFherson Kans and Garden City Kans At Garden City lans freight handlers reported hearing a roar accompany the flash ng liffht At McPherson a lone white trail of smoke hung in a wind ess sky for 30 minutes after the meteorite passed Tuesday night reports of sighting meteorites came from such scat tered points as Omaha Springfield 111 Des Moines Iowa Topeka ans and Joplin Mo Some persons described the meteorites as hav ng a light greenish hue with purple head and others said they ap eared as a pale green ball with a very bright red tail Many persons in Topeka Kans were alarmed at the phenomenon and called newspapers and police Reports were prevalent in Lincoln Jebr that an explosion which caused houses to shake and windows o rattle followed the light Astronomers however said most meteorites were sighted at an average distance of 50 miles REPORT PLANE WITH32 LOST Seek Missing Transport in Cascade Mountains Seattle iP A twinengined transport plane carrying 32 men and last reported flying in foul weather was sought Wednesday by the army and navy and forest rangers in the rugged terrain skirting the Cascade mountains The marine corps transport plane an K5C has been missing since p m CST Tuesday The plane was one of 6 which left San Diego Cal at p m CST Tuesday on a nonstop flight to transfer a marine corps contingent to Seattle The flight encountered bad weather in Ore Jon and southwest Washington Four landed at Portland One made it safely to the Sand Point naval air station here The plane last was con acted when the pilot wirelessed the Toledo range station a few miles south of Chehalis Wash and was cleared to next commun icate with the powerful civil aer onautics administration station at Sverett Wash said Comdr P D Duke Sand Point operations of icer The Toledo range station re ported it cleared the plane to fly ligher due to icing conditions it was encountering at 9000 feet Thereafter it was silent despite xantic efforts of navy army and A radio stations Commander Duke added keeping the needlenosed craft down to a crawling11 550 miles an hour Next summer after at least 20 more preliminary flights Good lin will unleash the planes full power capable of blasting the ship to speeds as high as 1700 miles an hour at 80000 feet Gliding silently away from the mother ship which seemed to be standing still the 2ton orange colored craft shot up 10000 feet to 35000 when Goodlin tested the rocket tubes one at a time He turned on all 4 only momentarily The handful of top military men and engineers permitted to ob serve reported the XS1 climbed dived and banked in wide easy spirals tracing a faint white trail in the blue desert sky Everything was tops the plane the engine the flight the 23 yearold exRAF pilot said It wasnt until I turned on the 4th cylinder for a few seconds that I got a noticeable shove forward But my main impression was an eerie silence in the cockpit no roar no noise at all The XS1 has a skin 25 times stronger than on normal planes in order to resist the terrific pun ishment expected when the ship cracks the wall of sound about 763 miles an hour at sea level No plane has yet hit that wall URGE TEACHERS PAY SCHEDULES Iowa Group Sees Need to Lure More Educators Des Moines sal ary schedules as well as higher pay are needed to encourage young people to enter the teaching profession members of the Iowa commission on teacher education and professional standards be lieve The commission after an all day discussion of the teacher shortage here Tuesday recom mended as one of easing the shortage the adoption of salary schedules by every Iowa school district If capable young people knew what income they might expect over a longtime period said Supt Ray H Bracewell of Bur lington acting chairman of the commission they would be en couraged to enter the teaching profession He added that a guaranteed relationship between salaries and training would encourage addi tional training for their profes sional duties Increments based on experience would encourage teachers to stay in their present jobs AP Wirephoto WHERE PLANE IS The circle outlines the general area where a search is under way for the missing twincn Eincd Marine Corps transport plane The lost craft was one of 6 which left San Diego Cal for a nonstop flight broken line to transfer a Marine Corps con tincent to Seattle One plane reached Seattle and 4 landed at Portland Ore Swift Packing and CIO in Tentative Agreement on Increase of Wages Chicago Co and the CIO United Packinghouse Workers reached a tentative agree ment Wednesday on a new con tract reportedly providing wage increases ranging from 7J to 18J cents an hour for 23000 workers The new contract was sub mitted to 25 local unions for ap proval International officers of the union refused to sign the con tract because of a dispute over retroactive pay but left the ques tion up to the members The contract was reported sim ilar to the one signed Monday by the union and the Cudahy Pack ing Co first of the Big Four meat packers to reach agreement in current contract negotiations Union officials said they would press for early agreements with the 2 other major packers Wilson and Armour TROOP CENSUS ALSO SHELVED BYTOPPOWERS U S Russia Britain Pass Disarmament to UN Security Council Lake Success N Y United Slates Russia and Britain agreed tentatively Wednesday to drop their demands for a count of the worlds armies and arma ments and passed to the all powerful United Nations security council responsibility for taking early steps to disarm and ban atomic weapons The surprise move engineered by Paul Henri Spaak of Belgium president of the general assembly would supplant a British resolu tion for an immediate count on troops and atomic bombs The new plan wouIH require no actual disarming for at least a year The plan adopted in principle at a closed conference of a 10na tion drafting committee calls upon the security council and UN members to 1 Draft treaties for armament reduction and atomic energy con trol 2 Establish vetofree machin ery to assure compliance with such agreements 3 Trim their armies now in exenemy stales and withdraw troops in friendly countries unless they have explicit permission of those countries Delegates of the Big 3 countries agreed in principle but withheld a final answer until they consult ed with their delegations They promised to report back later in the day with their answer Spaak predicted that if the 3 agreed to his move a disarmament resolu tion coujd be completed in in minutes The new move appeared aimed at meeting U S objections to re vealing immediately the size of Americas Abomb stockpile The plan would be added to a partlydrafted resolution calling upon the security council to draft a program of arms reduction and enforcement measures and to speed work on an agreement to outlaw atomic weapons Sir Hartley Shawcross of Brit ain and Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky of Russia de clared themselves agreed in principle on the program Sen Tom Connally D Texas indi cated that he would ask the U S delegation to support the pro posal tinder the new formula Russia would drop its demand for a cen sus of troops stationed abroad and the U S and Britain would drop their countermoves for a report on troops at home Britain also would drop its demand for inter national verification of the troop figures furnished The new proposal would not call for immediate publication of atomic bomb secrets or for the number of Abombs the U S has It would however call upon the security council to rush work on a plan for atomic control Almost half of the 650000 fires in the United States each year occur in private dwellings Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and much colder with strong north west winds Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednes day night 2024 Iowa Increasing cloudiness and mild with occasional rain south east portion Wednesday night Much colder weather reaching extreme northwest portion early Wednesday night and spreading over remainder of state by late Thursday Partly cloudy and much colder Thursday Windy Low Wednesday night 20 north west 30 southeast High Thurs day 32 northwest 42 southeast Shippers Forecast Northeast 16 southeast 30 southwest 24 northwest 16 Minnesota Much colder weather over entire state Wednesday night with cold wave north por tion Wednesday night Partly cloudy and quite cold Thursday and Thursday night Occasional snow flurries extreme north portion Wednesday night Windy IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 3 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 39 Minimum 28 At 8 a m Wednesday 33 YEAR AGO Maximum 11 Minimum v   

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