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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1946, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT SF MISTILY AM8 ARCHIVES MO I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL lltT Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1946 This Paper Consists of Two One No 56 UN Assembly Rejects Troop Census ARMS REDUCTION PLAN APPROVED URGE CHANGES FOR JUVENILE SETUP IN IOWA Governors Committee Favors Rehabilitation Instead of Punishment DCS Moines IP Extensh changes in Iowas juvenile correc tional program with emphasis up on rehabilitation rather than pun ishment were recommended Sa urday to Gov Robert D Blue an to the 1947 legislature The recommendations were em bodies in study reports made the Eldora State Training Scho for Boys and the Mitchellvil State Training School for Girls b i a governors citizens committe appointed by Governor Blue Oc 23 1945 The report urged that the El dora and Mitchellville school along with the Davenport Soldier Orphans home and the Toledo Ju venile home be transferred from the board of control to the stal board of social welfare Under the suggested program single department of the socia welfare board would be create and powers and facilities grante apply modern correctiona methods to Iowas child welfar work The committee was named as a outgrowth of riots at the Eldor Training school in August of 1945 The committees report took th form of a study conducted by th Public Administration Service Chicago research organization un der a grant In submitting the report th committee said We have given particular at tention to the program that is o should be provided for the chil dren not only within the institu tion itself but also prior to am subsequent to their stay at th school This emphasis results from ou conviction that no matter how elaborate the buildings an equipment a training school can not be successful unless its pro gram is designed to meet the re habilitational needs of the chile and return him to society as a valuable citizen Chief recommendations made in the survey submitted by the com mittee were 1 In order to provide heedet services to the boys and girls training schools it is recommended that they be transferred to the state board of social welfare 2 That a state department o social welfare headed by a single administrative officer be createc and that the state board of socia welfare be the policy making body for this department 3 That statutes governing com mitments of children by the courts be amended to provide for al such commitments to be made to the state iboard of social welfare 4 That there be created a chile study center equipped with social psychological psychiatric and medical services and that physical facilities be made available for the detention of children during the period required for study anc classification MacArthur Decorated Tokyo Douglas Mac Arthur was decorated Saturday with the Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honor the 3rd American ever to receive the high est French decoration Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and a little warmer Saturday night and Sunday with occasional light snow Low Saturday night 20 Iowa Cloudy and a little warmer Saturday night and Sunday oc casional light snow Saturday night and in north and east Sun day Low Saturday night near 20 northeast 2530 south and west High Sunday 2833 Minnesota Increasing cloudiness Saturday night and Sunday with occasional light snow south portion A little warmer Satur day night No important change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 21 Minimum 10 At 8 a m Saturday 15 Snow trace YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 6 Freddy Gets Kicked in Fighf at Senator Bilbo Hearing By FREDERICK C OTHMAN United Press Staff Correspondent Washington ndt going back to the U S senate until I get a baseball bat Thats final The next politician who tries to use me for a wrestling mat gels conked Ill do the conking The least the senate can do is provide the bat as I think any reasonable lawmaker will agree after reading this report for the insurance company on my wounds I was sitting there gentlemen in the senate caucus room listen ing to one Robert Gandy of Jack son Miss tell the war investigat ing committee about politics in the magnolia state He and Senator Theodore G Bilbo he testified collected 000 from war contractors to help elect Wall Doxey to the senate in 1942 Doxey lost despite their bes efforts which included paying the opposition candidates in the primaries cold cash for their sub sequent support said the softvoiced Gandy he and Bilbo dropped in on Ross FISTS FLY AT BILBO Representative Ross cessfully opposed Sen Theodore G Bilbo of Mississippi in this years campaign is shown at the right as Capitol police marched him out of the hearing room after he had slugged Robert Gandy left on the witness stand Gandy a Jackson Miss insur ance man had just accused Collins of agreeing to switch political faith in 1942 when the attack occurred Sen Bilbos hearing before the Senate War Investigating Commit tee was hurriedly recessted Bilbo Denies Getting Gift From War Contractor I Didnt Get a Damn Dollar Says Senator Find Missing Witness FIND 36 BODIES IN FLAT RUBBLE Neighborhood Churches Plan Memorial Services New York tomb o from a collapsed tenemen louse slowly yielded its final vie ims Saturday Police set the coun at 36 as firemen and house wreck ers picked away at the ruins for the last four bodies Authorities thus accounted for all the 92 residents of the sixstory enement in New Yorks uppei west side which crashed in an avalanche of brick mortar and lodies early Thursday from the veight of an adjoining wall of a burning ice house which toppled gainst it The injured totaled 40 ome of them firemen Twenty even still were hospitalized Sunday churches of the neigh jorhood will hold memorial serv ces for the victims most of whom ad been residents of the des royed tenement house for years Preparations also were made for uneral of which vill be for entire families anc thers for families with only one r two survivors These included 3eter Sloan and his family of five nd the William Sampson family f three Adolph Joseph Popper r 11 was the sole survivor oi is family of five and Andrew Bi ncardL 5 was the only one left f his family A crowd of relatives friends nd neighbors watching while more than 100 firemen and wreck rs sifted through the rabble heap windled each time a body was rought out A few would leave s each new body was recovered Ten children ranging in age six months to 12 years were mong the retrieved dead Report 15 Persons Are iurt in Utah Rail Crash Salt Lake City 13car estern Pacific Special passenger ain carrying homewardbound elegates from the Farm Bureau ederation convention at San collided headon with freight train west of here early aturday At least 15 persons were re orted hurt Three of these were ain personnel the others passen ers The train carried 205 con ention delegates nown dead None was At St Marks hospital in Salt ake City attendants said none the 11 persons brought there as in serious condition Most ere treated for cuts bruises and ock Washington Theo dore G Bilbo D Miss testified Saturday I didnt get a damn dol lar of 525000 cash contributed by a war contractor in a 1942 Missis sippi political campaign Bilbo made his first statement of a senate war contracts investi gation as Senators Mead D NT and Ferguson R Mich tried to trace the contribution made by F T Newton Mississippi war contractor Earlier witnesses testified that all this cash and other funds were used in an unsuccessful effort to reelect Wall Doxey as a senator in 1942 Doxey now is senate ser geantatarms Chairman Mead D N Y of the war investigating subcommit tee which is probing reports of gratuities by war contractors to SenatorBilbo announced as the session opened that a subpoena had been served on Edward Terry former secretary and political aid of Bilbo now in a hospital at Quitman Miss Terry who had disappeared after writing that he feared for his life and safely of his wife and daughter will appear here forth with Chairman Mead said Forrest Jackson Jackson Miss attorney and personal counsel to Bilbo at the hearing and Robert Gandy Jackson insurance man and Bilbo political adviser had told the senate war investigating subcommittee that all the was used on the Doxey campaign But neither Jackson nor Gandy could actually trace the full dis position of the cash a Ferguson then suggested that Bilbo be called to clear up this phase of the inquiry Ill be glad to testify but I pre fer to make my statement at the conclusion after all the evidence has been presented and in written form Bilbo said without taking the witness chair or being sworn The veteran senator had diffi culty speaking because he is un able to wear his lower dental plate as a result of a mouth ailment TRAIN PJLEUP DEATH TOLL 19 Find 15 Soldiers Dead in Ohio Rail Wreckage Mansfield Ohio offi cial investigation started Saturday in the triple train crash 12 miles southeast of here which killed 19 of them soldiers on Christmas furloughs before leav ing for injured more than 30 The tracks at Coulter Ohio on the main Pennsylvania line be tween Pittsburgh and Chicago were cleared but traffic still moved slowly while workmen hauled away the wreckage Two eastbound freight trains piled up early Friday leaving a locomotive and 7 freight cars across a parallel track over which the Pennsylvanias Golden Tri angle carrying mostly soldiers from Fort Dix N J was speed ing at 85 miles an hour The flyer crashed into the freight wreckage Its 2 locomo tives were derailed and the first 2 coaches filled withrecently in ducted draftees were wrecked Pennsylvania authorities said the freight wreck was caused when the first eastbound train was halt ed because of a broken air hose and the engineer of the second failed to heed a signal to slow down Within a few minutes the Golden Triangle crashed into the wreckage There are stone idols on Easter island in the Pacific that weigh 50 to 60 tons each Collins an excongressman whi ran for the senate and lost to se what theyd have to pay him fo supporting Doxey The 66yearold Collins stalked in at this moment stumbled ove my feet in passing and found a chair Hello Ross said Gandy Im not going to talk to a damn liar like you Collins replied Gentlemen soothed Chairman James E Mead of New York Gandy was about to say how much he paid Collins when th latter stood up strode over my feet this time and took a hare poke at his fellow politico Here the proceedings get a littl confused Gand ys redleathei chair smashed to the floor Collins tried to jump on him Gand kicked him in the stomach Gand hit him again in the neck Theyre up Theyre down Anc somehow they both kicked me They didnt intend to they jus did They were kicking all ovei the red velvet carpet Then Craaash Five more chairs fel over as a flying wedge of police raced in all I know is i wasnt on a senatoria cuspidor smashed it in smal pieces and splashed contents of same on my freshly pressed pants I do not know whether the senate has a special fund for the dry cleaning of the clothes of innocent bystanders but I intend to find out Gents herewith my bill for So tl the cops trod across my lacerated feet They picked up Gandy They looked him over for blood and broken bones but found neither Then they grabbed the flailing arms of Collins who sat down by me r e df a c e d and grinned Why I asked did you hit that fellow Welll he said Ill tell you He is a dirty liar He lied about me taking money And then he tried to speak to me Thats why I hil him I did not lie yelped Gandy You did so snapped Collins trying to leap again into the fray The cops held him down and I imped from the marble halls of he U S senate to pen this my formal report on wounds suffered and damage sustained Give me an iron bound bat sen ators or I sue Report Some Iowa Roads Are Slippery By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Highways were slippery in parts of Iowa Saturday following light snows in scattered areas of the state Friday Numerous minor raffic accidents were reported Most of the snow fell in the south central and southeast portions of he state The snowfall was accompanied y lower temperatures and for the irst time in 10 days readings av eraged below the seasonal nor mal Highest Iowa temperature Friday was 30 above at Atlantic and the low Friday night was 8 above at Sioux City Deepest snow blanket reported was at Perry where there was a inch fall Friday night Des Moines with nearly an nch of snow on the ground was among points with the heaviest nowfall Carroll also had an inch of snow and several points in cluding Ottumwa Oskaloosa and Muscatine had snowfall ranging up to a half inch in depth The state highway commission aid roads in Polk Washington ind Louisa counties were ex remely icy Saturday The com mission noted that No 6 from Adel to Marengo and No 92 from ndianola to Muscatine were slip ery Saturday and that highways n the Ottumwa area were icy in pots as were Nos 141 and 75 outhout of Sioux City The highway patrol at Ottumwa aid roads were treacherous over n area in a radius of 50 to 75 miles from that city HES COUNTING ON little reminder of the broad purpose of the Christmas CheerFund seeing that there are no Empty Stockings in Mason City was drawn especially for us by a former Mason City boy Artist Jay Conley It tells its own story It is reprinted at this time in the hope that it will remind some of our readers that they havent as yet sent their contribution to this years fund which has a long way to go to reach the 1500 goal Cheer Fund 3rd Finished ITH JUST more giving days left before Christmas the Cheer Fund to tal has almost reached the S500 mark Thats a 3rd along the way to the goal Con tributions in the remain ing time are going to have to jingle in at the rate of about a day if the campaigns objective is to be reached One of the best auguries for success in the campaign is re flected in 2 gifts listed one from the GlobeGazettes composing room employes and the other from The Stoyles Press em ployes In the case of the former the total represents a contri bution by each printer apprentice and proofreader The good augury in this bases on the probability that what has happened in these 2 shops either now is under way or will get un der way in the next few days among other groups of workers in store mill or factory Theres a wish in almost every group to get back of this Christ mas Cheer Fund cause All thats needed is some person to take the lead in the solicitation How about the group in which YOU work The Elks club is listed above with one of the largest gifts yet received in the Funds 21 year history Another notable contri bution is the one for 10 from the Hanford Ladies Aid a rural group which from the first in 1925 has been a generous supporter of the cause The generous CIO gift listed above is from organization funds Scores of its members give addi tionally each year through group contributions in the plants where they are employed This too is appreciated All in all the balls really roll ing now Now would be an ex cellent time to send YOUR bit to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa 1000 301 500 ISJH 200 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED S 25715 W P SI Club 300 Buffalo Booster 4H Club Buffalo Center Council of Social Agencies 72ft Madame White i 201 GlobeGazette Composing Room Employes 2800 Painters Local 344 500 Phoenician Club T Pipe Alias Claude Holbrook Hatrons Religious Club Newcomers Club Hanford Ladies Aid XI Nu Chapter Beta Sigma Phi Enter Nous Club Mr and Mrs Tom Fatland Canton Phoenix No 25 I 0 O F Know Your Neighbor Club Clea Lake Rebecca Mission Circle Elk Creel Lutheran Church Z N O Jolce A Doctor Friend lewish Council of Mason City L M errn Gordo County Indnsl XJnion Stoyles Fress Employes M B S Gall Iheryl Kay Dietz uperior Oil Companj Son U G L Club Mason City Elks Club H E O Club S 24035 THE DAYS GIFTS NEW TOTAL 5 49840 CAMPAIGN GOAL 150000 SUM YET NEEDED Penicillin Factory to Italy Rome is sending taly an entire penicillin factory rom the United States the di rector of the UNRRA mission to taly disclosed Saturday Italians lave gone to the United Stales England and Canada to study the iroduction of penicillin Mother Saves Lives of Daughter Boy Friend in Parked Car A mother who waited up daughter can take the credit for saving the lives of 2 of Mason Citys young people Saturday when she found them overcome from monoxide gas while parked in a car with the motor running near the girls home Harley G Day 23 of 1224 N Madison and Ethel Frederick 21 f 914 N Federal were the 2 per ons overcome about a m Saturday They had been sitting in he car in front of 908 N Federal When her daughter did not come in Mrs Frederick went out to the car to see what was the matter and upon opening the door of the car her daughter fell to ward her The police were called and the 2 young people were re moved from the car Capt R C Schiffman Detec tives Glenn Hamblin and William Bruns and Chuck Carroll ar rived at the scene and began ar tificial respiration on the couple on the parking An alarm also was sent to the fire department at a m and 2 trucks were sent to the scene under Capt Clifford Pierce and Acting Lt Marvin Lauen Firemen on these trucks were Leo Powers Jesse Carroll John Holt Ted Faktor Mike Dosen Warren Cunningham and Dan Al len They found the police had been working for several minutes on the 2 but no breathing was apparent in the victims of the gas Then the E and J resuscitator which the Moose lodge donated to the fire department recently was applied and Miss Frederick showed signs of breathing The machine is capable of handling 2 persons at one time Miss Frederick was tak en into her home then and the Mc Kesson inhalator was applied until she was able to take oxygen Later Mr Day was revived enough to be taken into the home where physicians remained with the victims until they were out of danger The fire department esti mated they worked on the victims about 15 minutes to revive them Family Food Bill Rises Per Cent Washington bureau of labor statistics said Saturday the ood bill of the average moderate income city family rose almost 4J ser cent from midOctober to mid Movember The average price rise for the month of goods and services im portant in the budgets of these amilies was 2 per cent the bu reau added as costs other than food and rent climbed less than 1 per cent It said consumers prices on No vember 15 were 14 per cent high er than on June 15 5 months 17 per cent higher than on last January 15 SECURITY BODY GETS ISSUE OF FORCES COUNT Delegates OverRide Strong Opposition by Reds on Census Question New York general assembly ot the United Nations Saturday gave final approval to a basic plan for worldwide arms reduction and then rejected a proposal for an immediate inter national troop census The arms limitation plan was approved unanimously amid a Wave of applause In rejecting an immediate troop census the as sembly overrode vigorous Rus sian opposition By a vole of 36 to 6 the 54 nation body decided to refer the question of troop and arms data to the security council with a recommendation that the council decide what information member nations should be asked to report The Russians had insisted on an immediate accounting of all troops stationed outside their home territories The assemblys action thus gave the security council the task of formulating a detailed plan of arms limitation which will be submitted later to a special ses sion of the assembly and then to individual nations for ratifications and in addition Rave it the final say on the troop census The resolution recommends ac tion to prohibit atomic weapons and other means mass destruc tion and calls for controls to en sure that atomic energy in the future will be used only for peaceful purposes It also provides for an international system of in spection free of the veto to delect and prevent violations of arms re duction agreements Approval of the measure w a s hailed by delegates as the first step toward an eventual universal arms limitation program and was generally regarded as the major issue before the assembly The assemblys action came after major speeches Friday night by Secretary oC State James F Byrnes Soviet Foreign Minis ter V M Molotov and British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin all of whom threw their support behind the plan While expressing complete ac cord with the Uinted States and Britain in the arms slash pro ram Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov charged that Ameri cas stockpile of atomic bombs had een built up for use against for eign territory and not for defense Molotovs declaration was one lighlight of a pacesetting assem bly session that included these de cisive steps along the road toward peace and security 1 Secretary of Slate James F Byrnes disclosed to the world the disposition of all American troops outside U S borders setting the igure at less than 550000 and hus became the first major power to meet Russias original demand for such data 2 British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin said his country was ready to supply any information desired reported that Britain had slashed its forces from over 6000000 to well below a million and observed that after occupa tion commitmenls had been dis charged the figure would go down ever further 3 By a vole of 36 to 6 with Russia dissenting the assembly adopted a watereddown resolu ion on the controversial security council veto which does little more than urge the Big Five to use heir special votiing privilege more sparingly 4 The way was paved for set ing up U Ns last major he trusteeship the approval of 8 trusteeship agree ments for League ot Nations man dated territories submitted by real Britain France Begium tew Zealand and Australia Byrnes making his first plat orm appearance before the as sembly here surprised the dele gates by naming the countries vhere American soldiers were bil eted and then set down the exact igures on all units outside former axis territory Byrnes announced first that most of the American troops abroad were in exenemy terri Japan the Japan ese Islands Korea Austria and Trieste He then gave these specific fig ures on others The military Crsonnel including 30000 com at troops troops with 15000 of Ihem combat men   

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