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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 15 1947 This Paper Consists of Two One No 159 MARSHALL CONFERS WITH STALIN IOWAS HOUSE REJECTS PLAN SAVE TAXES Nicholas Bill Would Have Benefited Married Couples in Federal Levy DCS Moines The house passed up a chance Monday to save married lowans millions of dollars Opponents said the pro posal at hand would cause marital difficulties and was a subterfuge loaded with trouble The bill was a socalled com munity property proposal aimed at savins married lowans a large amount in federal income tax pay ments II would have permitted a husband and wife to divide the ownership of their personal earn ings equally between them Rep W H Nicholas RMason City said married couples in 9 other states were able to save large amounts of taxes through community property acts in their states He estimated it would save lowans about a year The house bill was defeated 50 to 38 Also defeated in the after noon session was another house measure to give justices of the peace and constables a 25 per cent salary increase It was laid on the table killed by a voice vote Two other bills won approval however One sponsors said would make certain truck and bus regu lations uniform with those in other states The sponsors added that the result would be greater distribution of the load and thus less damage to highways from Jieavy rucks trailers and buses The other bill passed would per mit adoption by a city town or township board of health of the county board of health unit plan by agreement of the governmental subdivision with the county board of supervisors A bill to apply the state sales tax to slot machines pinball ma chines and juke boxes was passed bv he house Tuesday despite arguments that the measure would tax devices which are being operated illegally The measure which went to the senate by a vote of 59 to 32 would raise an estimated to 5300000 a year sponsors said As passed thebill would apply beginning July 1 to 2 per cent sales tax to gross receipts from operation of pinball and slot ma chines juke boxes shooting gal leries billiard and pool tables and other amusements not selling tick ets of admission The measure exempts theaters which already are subject to sales tax agricul tural fairs and high school and college athletic events The house also passed a senate measure providing for a special committee to prepare a new pri Senate Demos i Talk Censure for Wallace Washington move to put congress on record as condemning Henry A Wallaces attacks on the GreekTurkish assistance program was discussed Tuesday by the sen ate democratic policy committee Members reported after a closed meeting that no final action was taken However Senator McClellan told reporters he is considering offering a resolution censuripg Wallaces attacks abroad on the program In other developments on Wal lace and the program 1 Presidential Secretary Charles G Ross questioned at a news con ference about the furore over Wal lace said the former vice presi dent speaks as a private citizen and that no official notice has been taken of his speeches 2 Louis E Starr commander inchief of the Veterans of For eign Wars gave President Tru man a letter asking that Wallaces passport be revoked This would force Wallace to return home 3 The house foreign affairs committee still working on legis lation for assistance to Greece and Turkey approved the Vandenberg amendment already voted by the senate giving the United Nations qualified authority to halt the proposed program 4 Rep Eaton RN chair man in response to reporters questions said the house group had not discussed Wallace and com mented If Mr Wallace doesnt make a AP Wfrephoto more profound impression on the British public than he has on this committee he might just as well come home His effect on the committee as in my judgment it ought to be is a complete zero Senator McClellan toldreport ers he thought congress should take some action regarding Wal lace The GreekTurkish program Is a part of bipartisan foreign poli cy he said It was formulated after the president had talked to republicans and democrats is not just a dispute be tween the president and Henry Wallace It is a dispute involving bipartican policy Congress makes that policy and congress must act Other members of the democrat ic policy committee declined to comment but it was learned that some expressed concern that if congress officially rebuked Wal lace he might capitalize on that action TWINS TO MARRY TWINSIdentical twins Margaret left and Adelaide Schenk 31 of Glendale CaL will be married to identical twins Frank left and Arnold Britschgi 32 of Oakland CaL May 5 The 4 all of Swiss ancestry met over a plate of bernerplatte a favorite Swiss dish mary road program The measure was sent to the governor who had proposed the plan by a vote of 77 to 5 The measure would appropri ate from primary road funds for expenses of the commit tee The present principal primary road program will be completed by final payment in 1950 of pav ing bonds The special commit tee would recommend a new pro gram for secondary roads as well as primary roads to the 1949 legislature Iowa Traffic Fatalities for 1947 Boosted to 131 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three traffic fatalities reported Monday boosted the total for the state this year to 131 Donald Walton 24 year old son Breach of Contract Suit A waffs Reynolds Toronto breach of contract suit against Milton Reynolds Chicago pen manufac turer waited Tuesday for the mil lionaire industrialist to return from his flight around the world Reynolds was booked for ap pearance in Assizes court Monday when the suit brought against the pen manufacturer by Bernard Pickard was scheduled to be heard Attorney J D Arnup rose in court to explain Reynolds ab sence He left Calcutta at a m Monday Toronto time on his way to Shanghai Arnup said From there he is flying to Tokyo and Uience to Alaska Hell be back Tuesday sskecl Justice G A Urquhart I dont know replied Arnup Your client had no business to go away on a world flight with a court case facing him here Ur ijuhiirt said The courts are more mportant that that of Mr and Mrs Carl Walton of Keota died at a Washington Iowa hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident near Keota Sunday night Mrs Walton who was driv ing the car was reported in seri ous condition Earl McCord 56 of Nevada died at an Iowa Falls hospital Monday of injuries suffered in a headon collision of 2 automobiles near there last Wednesday The crash previously had proved fatal to Oscar Schmidt 83 of Kissim mee Fla He died Saturday At Ainsworth Nancy Lee Har ter 6yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs Wilbur Harter was killed in a carpedestrian accident early Monday evening The girl was crossing Highway 92 at the west town limits of Ains FIRE DAMAGES NASHUA HOTEL Blaze Is Confined to Basement and Walls Nashua Efforts were bein made Tuesday morning io deter mine the amount of damagi caused by fire at the Kirklani hotel Monday afternoon and ti get the rooms back into condition for living purposes No one stayec in the hotel Monday night as there was no water heat or electricity Little damage was reported on the 3rd floor with the exception of that caused by smoke The equipment of Dr E S Taylor dentist was removed from the building and he reported no loss Much of the damage to the 1st and 2nd floors was caused by water and smoke Charles City and Nashua firemen fought the flames for several hours and as the blaze was largely in the base ment and walls the fire was dif ficult to handle Mrs Charles Kastor wife of the manager was in the beauty salon of Loretta Dorn getting a per manent wave Monday afternoon when they discovered smoke com ing up through the floor The operator had just started to block Mrs Kastors hair for a cold wave when the alarm was sounded and both left hastily the permanent remainingto be fin ished The values of the hotel is esti mated at worth The car was driven Murray Moore Haskins by SAME tl Hit means traffic deitH In put 54 hoar Battleship Iowa Rescues Little Fishing Vessel San Diego Cal little fishing boat Mabel Jo with 4 aboard hoisted a distress signal when the engine failed several miles off San Diego bay entrance super battleship USS Iowa came to the rescue The Iowa launched a small boat and the boat towed the Mabel Jo safely to port Liner Queen Elizabeth Is Pulled Off Sandbar London British Press association said Tuesday that tugs had pulled the massive liner Queen Elizabeth off the sandbar on which she had been stuck out side Southhampton harbor for 24 hours Schwellenbach Presses for Quick Peace in Phone Rift Labor Secretary Will Give Strike Situation to Public OverRadio Washington o Labor Schwellenbach pressed fo quick acceptance Tuesday of hi formula for settling the nation wide telephone strike and ar ranged to go on the air Tuesda night to report to the public o the strike situation The labor department an nounced that Schwellenbach wil speak over the ABC network a p m CST and over th Mutual network a p m Schwellenbach has asked tele phone company and union repre sentatives for decision by 4 p m CST Tuesday on his negotia tionarbitration plan for settling iheir dispute The labor department announce ment said If the management and union op representatives in Washing on accept Secretary Schwellen bachs proposal for arbitration of some issues at 4 p m CST Tuesday the local negotiations still will haye to be pressed in ensively to obtain an end of the itrike in the next few days The department added that in lis broadcasts Schwellenbach will ask for speedy collective bar aining ides action by the opposing His plan called for settlement f certain issues through negotia ions by 4 p m CST Thursday 4pril 17 with the other disputed be ecided afterward by arbitration With time running short Edgar Warren director of the U S onciliation service went before policy committee meeting of the rational Federation of Telephone Vorkers to answer a few ques ons Warren told reporters I am hopeful that Secretary chwellenbachs plan will be ac epted by both sides Schwellenbachs proposal cov employes of companies except lose in New York City New ngland and Pennsylvania an A T T spokesman said At the white house Presiden tial Secretary Charles G Ross had no comment on current negotia tions asserting they were in the hands of the labor department Ross said Mr Truman has had no requests as yet from the union to intervene in the matter The plan calls for a 5man ar bitration board to decide the money issues involved in the the unions de mand for a a week pay hike The panel would have 90 days to reach a finding For the 2 remaining days of the tieup other issues would be the subject of intense negotiations which presumably would be ex tended if no agreement were reached by Thursday Saying the public had borne the brunt of the strike the cabinet of ficer prefaced his outline of the terms with this declaration I have lived in mortal fear that as a result of this strike some child will be deprived of medical care some woman will be pre vented from going1to the hospital some aged mother or father will being telephone was not suffer after because the available Schwellenbach his face flushed with emotion commented In the public interest this dispute mus be speedily terminated He pointed to the tentative set lement reached last Thursday by the long lines department and the American Union of Tele shone Workers an NFTW affil ate It had been rejected by the fed erations policy committee not for he reason ihat the settlemenl vorked out was not a fair one but lecause it applied to only one un on the secretary said Nevertheless the disposition of he issues by mutual agreement in hat case should light the way for a speedy ending of the entire dis iute he added BIG REVISIONS IN NEUTRALITY ACT PROPOSED Truman Wants Embarg Placed on Shipments to Unfriendly Nations Washington Tru man Tuesday proposed sweepin changes in this countrys neutralii law to permit the government i place embargoes on shipments arms to unfriendly nations In a message to congress th president said he must be free I act in accordance with our posi tion in the United Nations Under section 12 of the neutral ity act Mr Truman pointed 6u the requirement of impartialit forces the secretary of state t treat aggressor and aggrievec peacemaker and troublemake equally by granting every applica tion for the license for the ex portation of any arms ammuni tion or implements of war unles such action would be in violatio of a treaty Such a provision of law is n onger consistent with the coun rys commitments and require ments the presidents messag enmarks King Takes Slight Turn for Worse Copenhagen Denmark ending physicians said Tuesday lat King Christian X had taken a light turn for the worse in his esperate illness His temperature rose from 100 o 101 Four physicians examined he 76yearold king in the after on The royal physician announced tonday that Queen Alexandrine ad been stricken with influenza fter long nights of vigil at the edside of her husband We have committed ourselve o internati onal cooperatio through the United Nations If this participation is to 1 ully effective this govcrnmen must have control over traffic an weapons which will permit us t act in accordance with our posi ion in the United Nations am will be adaptable to changes in he international situation Mr Truman added that sinci weapons and implements of wa are material weights in the bal ances of peace or war thi country should not be legall sound to be indiscriminate in hov Jiey are placed in the scales If war should ever again be come imminent it would be in olerable to find ourselves in ou iresent position of being bounc y our own legislation to give aic and support to any power whicl might later attack us Along with his message Mr Truman submitted to congress iroposed legislation to give the overnment discretion in the ad ministration of controls over li enses not only for arms but over ther materials designed for mili ary use He said the proposed legisla lon provides for export controls ver 1 articles especially de igned for or customarily used nly in the manufacture of arms mmunition and implements of rar and 2 articles exported or use directly or indirectly by oreign military establishment The bill would authorize super vision of the exportation of arms ammunition implements of war and related commodities and the importation of these articles It also would provide for registra tion of manufacturers exporters importers and dealers in muni tions of war and provide means for giving the government a more adequate check in the interna tional traffic in arms Irate Townfolk Use Fire Hose to Break Up Phone Picket Line Denver union leader said Tuesday that irate towns people had broken up picket lines of striking telephone workers in one Colorado community and an other group had used a fire hose to sweep telephone girls off picket lines in St George Utah L C Purdy Colorado president of the Mountain StatesFederation of Telephone Workers said picket signs were ripped off strikers in front of a telephone uilding in Lamar Colo and the icketers routed He said the ines had not been reestablished here early Tuesday But the fire hose treatment dealt striking telephone girls in he Utah town Purdy said failed halt their picketing Senate Body Rejects Curb on Bargaining Washington JP The senate labor committee Tuesday rejected 7 to 6 proposals to write restric tions on industrywide bargaining into general labor legislation With this vote Chairman Taft ROhio told reporters the com miitee now has tentatively reached decisions on all individual sec tions of its bill Taft said the committee will meet again Thursday to review its decisions and vote on the bill as a whole The committee also voted 7 to 6 to lump all labor legislation in a single bill as recommended by the general conference of republi can senators The minority wanted to break up the omnibus bill into 3 separate measures Across the capitol the house launched into debate on its sep arate bill with republicans pro claiming and many democrats agreeing that it will pass over whelmingly The house measure has an out right ban on industrywide bar gaining That is it would forbid a union from bargaining for a con tract covering an entire industry such as John L Lewis coal miners have long done for the coal in dustry The provision rejected by the senate committee simply would have forbade national unions to dictate locals contract terms to their The same coalition of democrats and republicans which had re vised the bill sharply over Tafts objections prevailed again on this REYNOLDS NEAR CANADIAN FIELD Bombshell Is Behind Scheduled Landing Time BULLETIN Minneapolis Minn Reynolds Bombshell which had radioed its estimated time of arrival at Edmonton Alberta for p m CST was re ported nearinp the field but at p m had not landed the airport told United Tress by telephone No reason was sriven for the delay of the roundihc world flyers Anchorage Alaska o Manufacturer Milton Reynolds mrtled through the skies toward Mmonton Alberta and the merican mainland Tuesday on he nexttolast leg of his record eeking roundtheworld flight The Bombshell plane took off rom Adak in the outer Aleutians t a m PST a m CST uesday morning after an un heduled stop Reynolds listed Calgary Al erta and Great Falls Mont as Iternate stops Reynolds said the plane turned ack after passing over Adak be ause of heavy headwinds and be ause the planes fuel supply was unning low Edmonton is a little more than alfway along the 5000 mile route rorn Adak to New York Rey olds said he expected to make le trip in approximately 8 hours SECRETARY IS LAST OF ENVOYS TO SEE PREMIER Believe Marshall Is Attempting to Salvage Conference of Big 4 Moscow S Secretary ol State George C Marshall went to the krcmlin at 8 oclock Tuesday night Moscow time for a con ference with Soviet Prime Min ister Stalin Marshal was accompanied by TJ S Ambassador Walter B Smith and Charles Bohlcn American ex pert on Russia and Marshalls in terpreter Marshall is the last of the 3 vis iting foreign ministers attending the Big 4 conference in Moscow to call on the soviet premier Both Ernest Bevin of Britain and Georges Bidault of France have called at the krcmlin Whether Marshall would see Stalin had been a subject of con jecture in diplomatic circles for weeks It was not immediately known whether Marshall had asked for the interview after Tuesdays fail ure of the council to reach an agreement on the Americanpro posed 4powcr treaty to keep Ger many disarmed Marshall was in Moscow 37 days before calling at the kremlin Marshalls advisers consistently have let it be known that he would not ask to see Stalin until he had something to talk about Tuesdays failure in the foreign ministers council marked the cli max of failures in that body and it is generally considered here that Marshall went to Stalin in a final effort to salvage the conference At the same time he is expected to make his position clear That the United States is determined that Germany shall not be dominated by any one nation or ideology Meanwhile the council of for eign ministers failed Tuesday to reach agreement on he proposed 4powcr treaty for Germany and U S Secretary of Stale Marshall blamed the failure on Russia ill some of the most outspoken lan uagc of the councils current ses sion After prolonged argument the council passed over the 4powor treaty and turned to the next item on its discussion program Unless one of the Big 4 again brings up the 4power treaty pro posal it will be dead for at least this session of the foreign min isters Both Britain and France sup ported the United States draft of the proposed treaty but Marshall and Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov failed to agree on basic instructions to be given to pleni potentiaries who would negotiate the treaty Consideration of the treaty had been considered one of the last chances for agreement of the Big 4 on at least one major issue be fore the foreign ministers Marshall blamed Mololov for sabotaging the treaty by proposing inclusion in it of subjects he held were impossible of agreement The manufacturer planned to be n New York about 8 p m Tues ay night Northwest Airlines said the lane landed at Adak at a m ST 325 a m CST Tuesday orning 9 hours and 1 minute ter leaving Tokyo The takeoff time gave the ombshell an elapsed time of 62 ours 13 minutes from its takeoff New York at p m CST aturday By these figures the converted 26 Douglas bomber must ne itiate the remaining 5000 miles New York in 29 hours one min e to eclipse the present global cord of 91 hours 14 minutes set Howard Hughes in 1938 With arrival in New York by p m Tuesday night as hoped for by Reynolds he will have made the trip in 74 hours 49 ap War College Will House Families of GIs Tokyo note The former imperial war college in Tokyo will be converted into a housing project for the families of 65 American occupation personnel mander of the Reveal Hitlers Plan to Move Into Vatican and Capture Italian King Crown Prince By JAMES DEVLIN to Rome with a special Do you think I am afraid of the Marshal Pietro Badoglio as our Bodenschatz That must h or Tf HP By JAMES DEVLIN Frankfurt Hitler re acted to Benito Mussolinis resig nation with a grandiose plan to move into the apologize afterwards and to capture the Italian king the crown price and the whole Italian gov ernment A frenzied scene at the fuehrers headquarters on July 25 1943 is reflected in stenographic notes of the occasion which were found by the American army Tomorrow I shall send a man down ivho will order the corn to go down to Rome with a special command group to arrest the en tire government the king and the whole gang but primarily to get hold of the crown prince and Badoglio and his gang Hitler de clared They will see and get weak in the bones and within 2 or 3 days there will be another change Ambassador Hewel German foreign office liaison officer at Hitlers headquarters suggested Should we not say that the exits of the Vatican will be guarded I dont care go info the Vati can immediately Hitler replied Do you think I am afraid of the Vatican Well get in immediately be cause the entire diplomatic corps sit there and I dont care The gang is there the entire dirty gang We will get them out What does it matter We will apologize afterwards Air Force General Bodenschatz Most of them sit there and think they are safe Hewel We will find documents there Hitler There Yes we will find documents and well trace some treason Hitler characterized Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio as worst enemy We must make out a list right now Hitler said Ciano Foreign Minister Ga Icazzo Ciano must naturally be included as well as Badoglio and many others and in the first place the entire gang Badoglio or alive At one point the plotters picked up cues from one another as in a stage play Hitler I must get the crown prince first of all Field Marshal Wilhelm Keilel He is more important than the old man Bodenschatz That must be or ganized They must be packed into a plane and flown away im mediately Hitler Into the airplane Away with them immediately Bodenschatz See that the bam bino crown prince does not get lost at the airport Hitler said a promise by those who ousted Mussolini that Italy would continue to fight was noth ing but that he would play the same game He would do this he said by making believe he expected them to fight while meanwhile laying plans to capture them If he cannot come or if he doesnt and says he doesnt feel well which would not be sur a traitorous prising with such gang well then I dont know Hitler mused So and So declared however the war be continued but nothing will be changed But that is treachery we on our part will continue to play the fame game but everything will be prepared so that in a flashlike action we can lay our hands on the entire gang One thing is clear Hitler This swine Badoglio has worked against us in northern Africa here and everywhere Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and contin ued cold Tuesday night and Wednesday with occasional light rain or snow Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon Low Tues day night 30 to 34 Iowa Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with oc casional light rain or snow north and light rain south Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon Colder extreme south Low Tuesday night 31 north to 37 south High Wednesday in the mid40s Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook The average temperature Wednes day through Sunday will range from near normal in the western portion to slightly below nor mal in eastern half The state normal is 50 degrees Warmer Wednesday through Friday and colder about Saturday Precipi tation will average about I inch occurring as scattered showers about Saturday Minnesota Fair north and mostly cloudy south portions Tuesday night and Wednesday with oc casional light rain and snow ex treme south portion Tuesday night Continued rather cold IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 53 Minimum 22 At 8 n m Tuesday 31 Precipitation 10 Snow Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 35