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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1947, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME kCMRTMlNT IHltftHY AND ARCHIVES Si IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION injnr 1 n A I 1 VOL Lin Associated Press and United Pica fall Liasti wire rive Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 25 1947 This Paper Consists of Two One No 141 HOUSE VOTES CONTROL BOARD BILL MARSHALL FOR HEARING OTHER NATIONS VIEWS Wants AH States Which Fought Germany In on Final Peace Agreement Moscow S Secretary of State Marshall urged in the for eign ministers council Tuesday night that all nations which de clared war on Germany partici pate in the final peace settlement The Marshall recommendation was made as the ministers took up discussion of procedure for the German peace conference Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov urged that Albania and Iran be included among the mem bers of the consultative and in formation conference which would assist in drafting a preliminary treaty The question of participa tion of these 2 countries was re ferred to the ministers deputies Marshall proposed that the for eign ministers conference with China call a peace conference of all states which had been at war with Germany and that all have full and equal rights Marshall also urged that after the peace conference the foreign ministers draft a final treaty for Germany consideringas top pri ority all recommendations passed by a twothirds vote of the con ference He asked that note be taken of all other recommenda tions passed by a majority vote The American secretary said he did not believe any German gov ernment should be saddled with the onus of signing a treaty and that the constitution to be adopted by the Germans should contain a clause which would commit the Germans to live up to the terms of the treaty This he said would let the whole matter be passed on by the German people French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault supported the American view but British For eign Secretary Ernest Bevin op posed least temporarily Beyin said he doubted the legali ty of such a clause Molotov said he would have to consider the Marshall proposal Bevin also urged the participa tion of all powers which had been at war with Germany He said the council of foreign ministers should not act in a dictatorial manner with regard to participation by the smaller countries The soviet minister held that the German government should sign the peace treaty Pass Bill to Hike Permits to Sportsmen Des Moines bill to in crease the cost of Iowa hunting and fishing licenses which will go on sale April 1 was on its way to Gov Robert D Blue Tuesday Final action came when the house speedily approved a senate amendment restricting privileges of South Dakota residents who come to this state to hunt The measure would increase the fee for individual hunting anc fishing permits from to each and the cost of a combination hunting and fishing license from SI50 to The amendment adopted by the senate was in the nature of a retaliatory move against the state of South Dakota which recently adopted a law providing that non residents could not hunt migratory waterfowl in South Dakota anc that no nonresident licenses for hunting pheasants could be issuec in that state until 15 days after the opening of the South Dakota season Statistics Show Drop in Retail Food Prices Washington bureau of labor statistics reported Tues day that retail food prices droppec 8 per cent from Jan 15 to Feb 15 Despite the drop the price in dex on Feb 15 was 95 per cenl above August 1939 31 per cent above a year ago and only 3 per cent below the alltime high of last December Find Even Tramps Cost More Money Albany N Y tramps are costing the state more money these days Governor Dewey Tuesday ap proved a bill increasing the states allowance for maintenance ol tramps in jail ftom 60 cents to a day Bare Potsdam Tehran Yalta Big 3 Secrets Washington score of long suppressed clauses of the Tehran Yalta and Potsdam agreements vere spread on the record Tues day with an official promise that hey were the last of the secrets rom the wartime meetings of the allied Big Three The official texts published by he state department included dis losurc of an agreement at Tehran y President Roosevelt Marshal Stalin and Prime Minister Chnrch 11 favoring Turkeys entry into he war against the axis before the end of 1913 Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson told the senate foreign relations committee Monday that Turkeys neutrality aided the al lied cause by barring the way to axis expansion into the middle east The Tehran military conclu sions spoke of forthcoming ne otiations to bring Turkey into the but left unanswered whether the Turks actually were aressed at the time to join the al ies They eventually did declare a state of war with Germany and Japan effective March 1 1945 less than 3 months before VE day Also at Tehran the agreement disclosed Stalin pledged that should Turkey become a foe of Germany and as a result be at tacked by Bulgaria Russia would declare war on Bulgaria The state department published the official texts at the direction of Acheson who agreed to the action at last weeks hearings in the nouse foreign relations committee on the proposal for of aid to Greece and Turkey Committee members did not raise any questions about the Cairo Casablanca and Quebec confer ences which Stalin did not attend Aside from the Tehran military conclusions sections whose texts had not been previously pub lished included 1 A Yalta conference agreement tentatively fixing German repara tions at and au thorizing payment from current production and use of German manpower This was disclosed at Moscow last week by Soviet For eign Minister Molotov The United States and Britain have contended that the Yalta plan was superseded at Potsdam 2 A Potsdam agreement to di vide ships of the German navy and merchant fleet equally among Rus sia Britain and the United States 3 A Potsdam agreement that the Montreux convention governing Turkeys control of the Black sea straits should be revised as fail ing to meet presentday condi tions Each of the Big Three pow ers was authorized to carry on di rect conversations with Turkey on the issue Soviet Russias de mands have since met with firm U S and British opposition 4 A Potsdam agreement that no reparations should be exacted from Austria This was cited Mon day at Moscow where Russia sup ported a Yugoslav claim on Aus tria for a payment Teeth Dropped in Sewer Police Recover Mans Duluth Minn terse story on the police blotter told Tuesday why an unidentified Du luth man could chew a littlebetter It read Man dropped teeth in sewer Teeth recovered and washed Put back in service AUSTIN TO GIVE STATEMENT ON AID PLAN TO UN Clayton Believes Peace Depends on Preserving Nations Independence Washington Warren R Austin American representative to the United Nations disclosed after a conference Tuesday with President Truman that he will make a statement to the U N se curity council Friday on the Greek and Turkish situations Leaving the presidents office the former republican senator told reporters I am going to make a state ment in the first meeting that the security council holds after my return to NewYork I can only say that it will deal thoroughly with the item in our security council business which relates to disturbances on the northern border of Greece Austin nodded affirmatively when asked whether he would in clude the Turkish problem Undersecretary of State Clayton said Tuesday he believes world peace depends to a great extent upon the preservation of the in dependence of sovereign nations throughout the world He made that comment to the senate foreign relations committee when Senator George DGa re marked that President Trumans proposal for of aid to Greece and Turkey appeared to go much further than aid for those countries George said that as he saw it the United States must face the fact that there is a great power in Europe that is engaged in a great program of expansion If the United States does not de velop a positive program against that policy of expaiisiou he adfed It will run its course The Georgia senator went on to say that almost anyone would con cede the need of Greece for relief aid But he observed that Presi dent Trumans proposal appears to go much further than that Isnt this just one phase of the big program he asked Clayton replied with the obser vation about world peace depend ing upon the preservation of the independence of sovereign na tions He added specifically as to Greece and Turkey I think if we have disintegra tion in these 2 countries Greece and they run a great danger of losing their integrity and independence which I think would be a great blow to the peace of the world Amid signs of a progressive toughening official attitude toward Russia Senator Taft ROhio said Tuesday he may suppor President Trumans proposal to spend to keep Greece and Turkey out of communis hands The GOP leaders Indicated backing of the aid res the field o possible congressional opposition New Pullmans Coming Up Chicago first sleep ing car equipment built since the end of the war has been deliverec to the Great Northern railway Iowa Due Cool Weather Until Sunday Storms Hit Midwest Des Moines weather until Sunday That was the cheer less prospect the weather bureau held out to lowans Tuesday The states average temperature the next 5 days is expected to be slightly below the normal of 40 with rain or snow forecast late Thurs day and Friday Strong gusty northerly Winds fanned a wave of cold air across the state during the night and temperatures generally dropped into the 20s Mixed snow sleet and rain fell over much of eastern Iowa Monday and precipitation ranged from quarter inch at Iowa City to 62 at Davenport The Burlington area was getting back to normal Tuesday after a sleet storm knocked put power lines and communications Mon day Spring only 5 days old was given a surprising speedy brush off by roaring March wind and snow storms which swept over the eastern half of the country causing considerable damage and seriously disrupting power and communication service and im pairing rail motor and air travel At least 3 persons died as a result of the storms The heaviest blanket of snow was in the midwest area The wind storm covered a wider sec tion extending into the east and parts of the south Many sections reported rain hail and sleet As winter scenes of snow and below freezing temperatures re turned to the midwest federal forecasters said the snow storm had abated and was moving north eastward across Lake Erie up the St Lawrence valley The forecasters in the Chicago bureau said the snow storms de veloped suddenly in northern In diana Monday afternoon anc spread over Illinois Wisconsin anc Michigan A blanket of snow ranging from one to 4 inches covered parts ol the 4 states To give the snow bound area a more winterlike set ting a stream ot cold air movec down the Mississippi valley anc extended over the midwest region Temperatures dropped to as low as 10 to 15 above zero in northern Minnesota and North Dakota thi coldest sections in the country Tuesday Winds ranged from 50 to 60 miles an hour with gusts in some communities as high as 80 fed eral forecasters said Russia Ready o Give China Dairen Port Washington ff Russia has otified the United States that she i ready to take appropriate teps to carry out an agreement o give China the controls of the Vlanchurian port of Dairen the tate department announced Tues day The soviet notification was in esponsc to an American note to iloscow and Nanking expressing tope that the current unsatisfac ory situation at Daircn could be ettled soon Russian reply was dated Feb 17 Press Officer Lincoln White aid that the United Slates in the ast few days had expressed hope that Russia and China would com plete necessary arrangements for he transfer in the near future Dairen has been under soviet military control since the Russians GlobeGaiettr Photo NQ PARKING least its not good parking although there is no sign Roger C Stoltenberg 2205 21st S W attempted to start his car stuck at N Hampshire and 7th N E by pushing it with the wheels spinning Suddenly the wheels gripped and the car landed in the river before Stoltenberg could stop it The accident occurred about noon Monday M H Galloway of the Bee Line Service garage is shown in the picture wondering just how he is going to get that one out of the river He did it however WOMAN HELD IN HITRUN CASE Miss Stork in Custody Huddleston in Hospital Miss Margie Stork 509 NEast street Clear Lake was being held Tuesday afternoon by Sheriff Cal Dwan while Archie Huddle ston 666 7th N E Mason City is recovering in Park hospital from injuries the sheriff said Huddle ston suffered when struck by Miss Storks car County Attorney James R Brown said he was considering filing charges against Miss Stork for leaving the scene of an acci dent without giving aid Huddle ston is believed to be suffering only from cuts and bruises ac cording to the sheriff Gene Jacoby 305 Louisiana S E was coming east on highway 18 about p m Monday when he saw an approaching car strike something and toss it off the high way he told the sheriff He stopped and found Huddleston lying unconscious in the ditch Huddlestons car later was found mired on a dirt road just north of highway 18 and 2 miles west of Mason City Officers said they believed that he had left it and was walking west he was struck a half mile farther on Miss Storks car was found stalled in Clear Lake about p m Tuesday Deputy Sheriff Walt Balek reported that it was traced by a broken right head light He said Miss Stork had left it when it stalled and walked to a Clear Lake garage where she gave an attendant the keys to the car with instructions to haul it in and repair it Tuesday House Labor Group Drafts Sweeping Control Measure Bill Will Deny Wagner Act Rights of Union Dominated by Reds Accident Injuries Are Fatal for Iowa Boy 14 Sidney Harvey 14 who was injured in an auto ac cident as he was riding with his family to Sunday school Sunday died Monday at a hospital here Lloyd Harvey Ronalds father said mechanical trouble developed in the automobile causing him to lose control He said the car struck a tree shearing off the side of the car Hospital attendants said Ronalds injuries included a brain concus sion internal injuries and a fractured jaw A sister Darlene 12 was knocked unconscious but was released after treatment SAME Black flat means traffic death ID past Zt hoar LOCKSMITH 75 YEARS Lynn Mass D Lyons 93 of Lynn still is an ac tive trade he has pursued for 75 years Washington house labor committee staff has drafted a sweeping labor control bill which would deny Wagner act rights to communistdominated unions it was learned Tuesday The tentative draft of the bill called the labormanagement peace act oJ 1947 was prepared or committee discussion under the direction of Chairman Fred A Hartley Jr RN J It would 1 Break up industry wide bar gaining by forbidding the certifi cation of a single bargaining agent for 2 or more competing imployers 2 Withhold Wagner act rights from unions striking for a closed shop Voluntary closed shop agreements would still be per missible 3 Permit the attorney general to apply to U S district courts for injunctions against strikes that imperil the public health and safety 4 Provide for 20 to 30 day cool ing off periods before strikes or lockouts The bill was prepared only as a basis for discussion and many of the controversial sections may not be approved by the full commit tee No member is bound by its provisions until it and other pro posals have been voted upon A major provision would for bid the national labor relations board to certify as a collective bargaining agent any union when one or more of its officers is a member of the communist party or who by reason of active and consistent promotionor support of the policies teachings and doc trines of the communist party can reasonably be regarded as belong ing to or affiliated with such party The measure would place labor unions under the provisions of the Sherman antitrust act But it would forbid federal courts to issue injunctions under that law in any dispute that arose out of terms andconditions of employ ment Industrywide bargaining would be permitted for plants only 5C miles apart and with less than IOC employes each In addition local unions would be permitted to af filiate with a national organization providing that the terms of their bargaining are not subject di rectly or indirectly to comm control or approval Fox and 3 Hounds Drown in Hot Chase Luray Va The quick brown fox jumped into a well Four foxhounds in hot pursur followed him on Coo Ricards farm above Stanley Va in the piney mountain section Hunters Tom and Claude Berry and George Lucas couldnt do much about it But they did man age to rescue one of the pursuers The fox drowned and 3 hounds were Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair and cold Tues day night and Wednesday Low est Tuesday night 1822 Dimin ishing winds Tuesday night o w a Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Some what colder south portion Tues day night Continued cold Wed nesday with diminishing winds Tuesday night Low Tuesday 20 southwest to 24 southeast High Wednesday 28 to 34 owa 5Day Weather Outlook The mean temperature will av erage slightly below the state normal of 40 degrees Rather cold Wednesday becoming cold er late Friday and Saturday and warmer Sunday Precipitation will average onetenthinch ex cept near onequarter in south ern Iowa occurring as rain 0 snow late Thursday and Friday Minnesota Generally fair ant continued cold Tuesday nigh and Wednesday Diminishing winds Tuesday night IN MASON CITY HobeGazette weather statistic for 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 41 Minimum 20 At 8 a m Tuesday 22 YEAR AGO Maximum 60 Minimum 46 into Manchuria in the days of the war with moved closing apan Russia Uses Veto Power in Albania Issue Lake Success N Y Russia Tuesday invoked the veto n the United Nations security council to block a majority deci sion upholding British rninelay ng charges against Albania This was the first time the veto lad been used in the council since ast Sept 20 when Russia cast it to kill the original United States proposal for an onthespot in vestigation of the Balkan situa tion The vote was on an amended British resolution which declared that the laying of mines in peace time without notification is an offense against humanity and that the mines which damaged 2 British warships last Oct 22 and killed 44 men could not have been laid without the knowledge of Albania The vote was 7 to 2 with Syria abstaining The negative votes were cast by Russia and Poland British Delegate Sir Alexander Cadogan as a representative of a party to the dispute was not per mitted to vote Dr Oswaldo Aranha of Brazil president of the council ruled formally that the resolution had been vetoed by Soviet Delegate Andrei E Gromyko after receiv ing the minimum affirmative ma jority of 7 votes Expect Governor Blue to Sign Assessor Bill Des Moines fP The county assessor bill heralded as one of the 5 most important measures of the session was on its way to Gov Robert D Blue Tuesday Blue has indicated he will sign it even though it departs some what from the assessment revision he recommended The assessor bill passed by a 33 to 13 vote with little debate Monday when the senate accepted house amendments which make the county auditor the exofficio county assessor along with other changes The measure which becomes ef fective in practice Jan 1 1948 abolishes 1600 township assessors and 900 town assessors in other than 21 largest cities and substi tutes a county assessment setup Bullitt Says Russia Intends to Assault and Conquer US Washington by former Ambassador William C Bullitt that time is running short because Russia definitely intends to assault and conquer the United States stirred the house com mittee on unAmerican activities Tuesday It produced A call from Chairman Thomas RN for an immediate showdown to put American relations with the Soviet Union on a strict giveandtake basis Suggestions from Rep Bonner DN for a show of strength to Russia and arousing America to the soviet menace A proposal by Rep Rankin D that the United States lay in an ample supply of atomic bombs and enough planes and pilots to handle them Bullitt appeared before the committee Monday at hearings on bills to outlaw the communist party He said the time is not ripe for that He said Americans are not yet sufficiently aware of the danger to them in the existence of the party and the determination of the Soviet Union to conquer us to support the heavy penalties which would be necessary to en force such a ban Testifying under oath Bullitt declared that if Russia had the atomic bojnb it would already have been dropped on the United States Bullitt called the communist party a soviet agency designed to weaken America for the ulti mate assault Soviet Russia in tends to make on the United States He said it is composed of po tential traitors And he said it is a conspiracy to commit murder on a mass scale The former diplomat this countrys 1st ambassador to Mos cow after the United States rec ognized the Soviet Union in 1933 emphatically with Rankin on keeping plenty of A bombs planes and pilots ready for MINOR CHANGE PUTS MEASURE BACK IN SENATE Iowa Representatives Pass Key Bill in Series Without Dissenting Vote Des Moines house passed without a dissenting vote Tuesday the key bill in a long series designed to strengthen and assist the board of control in Its administration of the 15 institu tions under its jurisdiction Before passing the measure 104 to 0 the house defeated an amend ment by Rep Edna C Lawrence ROttumiva which proposed to set up advisory committees of citizens in all congressional dis tricts except the fourth The com mittees would have been charged with the duty of inspecting insti tutions in their area The house adopted however a minor amendment which means thatthe bill must go back to the senate for confirmation before it can be sent to the governor The measure provides that the present threemember fulltime board of control be retained and that it be given four division di rectors to assist in the work It was the first of 12 senateapproved board of control bills placed at the top of the house calendar by the steering committee Work on the others proceeded Under the billthe director of mental institutions would have to be a physician admitted to prac tice medicine in Iowa and a psy chiatrist with at least five years experience The director of penal institu tions would have to be qualified in prisonmanagement with spe cial training and have practical experience in the field of crimin ology and discipline The director of child welfare would deal primarily with the state juvenile home at Toledo and the Iowa Soldiers Orphans Home at Davenport No particular quali fications were outlined for this director The director of institutional in dustries must be a reputable citi zen with actual exoerience in that field Passed in rapid order were these other board of control bills all of which went to the governor with out a dissenting vote To require state insane hospi tals to segregate tuberculosis pa tients 980 To require the superintendent of the state sanitarium at Oakdale to have practical experience for the treatment of tuberculosis 98 to 0 To require the slate fire mar shal to make an annual inspection of all 15 board of control institu tions 980 To repeal the law under which the board of control can furnish convict labor to public bodies 990 To require board of control to rkrtify home county 10 days in ad vance of discharge of incurable and harmless patients from state hospitals for the insane 950 To require board of control to have annual inspection of county homes where insane patients are kept by a competent psychiatrist employed by the state hospital for the insane in the district where the homes arc located 990 To permit 30day temporary commitment for observation in the state mental hospital and permit voluntary entrance to hospitals for diagnosis 990 To excuse residents of Marshall town Soldiers home from contrib uting to their own support unless they have more than monthly outside income 970 To transfer from the board of control to superintendent of state institutions for the feeble minded power to grant leave of absence or parole 960 To transfer supervision of the state sanitarium for tuberculosis at Oakdale from the state board of control to the state board of edu cation for close integration of the sanitarium with the university hospital in Iowa City 900 The house deferred action on a bill to permit removal of board o control members by the state ex ecutive council when the senate is not in session an emergency He said America should run our relations with Russia on a complete basis of reciprocity so far as possible Enlarging on this point after the committee session Thomas told a reporter there must be a showdown Resume Northwestern Phone Union Pact Talk Omaha negotia tions were resumed Tuesday by representatives of the Northwest ern Union of Telephone employes and the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company Sitting in on the talks was a federal conciliator E H Ries The union represents Bell em ployes in the Dakotas Minnesota Iowa and Nebraska   

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