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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1947, Mason City, Iowa                                if tr UN I MM AMI AlCMlVtt NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT Anodatri Frw United Preu full Ltuti Cents Copyl MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 29 1947 MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS FOREIGN AID BILL LOSES This Paper Consists el Two Ona No 171 TEST WALLACE RESTS FOOT ON MICROPHONEHenryT Wallace rests his foot on a microphone lower right after placing it on the floor during a news conference in Wash ington Monday afternoon Wallace said he covered the microphone because he did not want to combine press and a radio broadcast The incident occurred when one of the radio companies attempted to air Wallaces remarks Wallace Claims Misquoting in Speeches Against Aid Plan Asserts He Did Not Say Trumans Program Wa Policy of Imperialism By LYtE C WILSON UP Staff Correspondent Washington UPJ Henry Wallace returned from his swin around Europe in opposition United States foreign policy as serting that he had been rnis quoted and misunderstood But h still is against United States for eign policy Wallace told a jampacked pres conference here all about it Th fouls he called on newspaper re ports here and abroad were a follows 1 He said he did not say Presi dent Trumans GreekTurkish ai program was a policy of ruthles imperialism He said he used tha phrase in reference to a foreign policy program published thi month in the magazine Life 2 He said he did not recom mend that or any fixed sum should be loaned tc Russia for reconstruction 3 He said that he did not say on arrival a La Guardia fieldNew York tha he loved all congressmen Having set the record straight Wallace said he had made it clear in bis European appearances thai the Truman foreign policies might lead to ruthless imperialism He also said that the internationa bank for reconstruction shoult make a very large loan to Rus sia at a low interest rate He said if he still were vice president he might love all con gressmen Wallace complained specifically that American for eign policy gave the United Na tions the run around The loan he was talking about in Europe Wallace explained was for around to cover global reconstruction for the next S years He was uncertain who should make the loan He said he had discussed it only informally with members of the French chamber of deputies in Paris and that his conversation had covered the speculative field of ultimate shipment of large quantities of American goods to Russia I went on and on Wallace explained but I didnt give out any figure for Russia Wallace was asked whether he cared to comment on the state ment of Sen Arthur H Vanden berg R Mich that his appear ance in Europe was in the role of an itinerant saboteur Wallace had a good laugh at that one and replied I am not a person to take note of criticism I have a very thick hide and it bounces right off Wallace said he went abroad to strengthen the hands of those who want peace and in opposition to the division of the world into op posing eastwest or radicalcon servative groups He thought Mr Trumans plan to assist Greece and Turkey had caused such a radicalconservative cleavage in France and that the situation there might develop into civil war Wallace said he had no personal desire for public office but would run as hard as he could if he thought he could hfelp the cause of peace He avoided questions on third party prospects suggesting that a year from now would be j more suitable time for discussion in event both aajor parties wen conservative It is too early he said to say whether I will support Presiden Truman in 1948 Northwestern Phone Union Agree to Talk St Paul Minn and union officials involved in the 23dayold strike of the North western Bejl Telephone companys system were agreed Tuesday to Gov Luther W Youngdahls re quest for a session Thursday to renew efforts to end the walkout The possibility of arbitration was raised by the governor and bargaining principles on both sides felt that it might be the only way out of the dispute The company and the union have opposed arbi tration preferring to stick to con ciliation Youngdahl made his plea Mon day night in the public interest after a 5day session here ended in a continued deadlock The gov ernor who raised the first wage offer in the national company proposal for a flat jay that both un ion and company representatives return Thursday to discuss new wage offers or some proposal that might lead to a settlement The striking Northwestern Un on of Telephone Workers com irising nearly 17000 employes in Minnesota North and South Da cota Iowa and Nebraska rejectee he company offer Monday J H Kremers Omaha Nebr ompany vice president said tha he union rejection of the wage iffcr was very disappointing He Iso added that the company pre erred to work out an agreement by collective bargaining But he dded that arbitration may be the mly answer left Union President Roy S Ander on who said the union consid red the company offer too low on the basis of other 10 to 15 cent in creases as a national pattern add ed he did not know how the union would feel about accepting arbi tration as a last resort As a general policy he said the union feels arbitration is a poor substitute for conciliation He said the figure mentioned in the national picture was ac ceptable to the Northwest union In Washington new government efforts to end the 23day telephone strike ran into a stone wall Tues day when the American telephone Telegraph Co refused to go along with a union demand for some kind of a wage offer Robert Creasey vice president of the long lines affiliate oj the FC Eighmey KGLO Manager Dies MASON CITYAN IS VICTIM OF HEART DISEASE striking National Federation of Telephone Workers left a bar gaining session with A T T charging that the company re fused to bargain George S Dring assistant vice president of the A T T long lines division denied the charge Creasey demanded that we make a cash offer on a wage boost Dring told reporters We countered by telling him that we are ready and willing to arbitrate wages We dont consider a refusal 0 make a cash offer as a refusal to bargain Dring said that Creasy had talked in terms of a week or 15 cents an hour pay boost Succumbs Suddenly at His Home Here Funeral Set for Wednesday F C Eighmey 43 general man ager of radio station KGLO Ma son City secretarytreasurer of its licensee company Lee Radio Inc general manager of radio station WTAD Quincy 111 secretary treasurer of its licensee company Lee Broadcasting Inc and secre tary of the Iowa Aeronautics com mission died suddenly at his home 511 E State about 1 a m Tuesday from coronary occlusion Mr Eighmey came to Mason City in the latter part of Decem ber 1936 from Rock Island 111 to help organize KGLO and had made his home here since that ime He built the station from a small 100 watt local station to a 5000 watt regional outlet that had received national recognition as one of the best of its class in the country The history of KGLO runs par allel with his life in Mason City from the time the station signed on the air Jan 17 1937 to the present date In June of that first year KGLO was affiliated with the Columbia Broadcasting Sys tem being the first 100 watt sta tion in the nation to be accepted in the network Power was increased in August of the first year to 250 watts then in 1941 to 1000 watts and the sta tion was moved from the Hauford hotel to the present site at 12 2nd N E Power was increased to 5 000 watts Oct 29 1942 On Dec 9 1944 KGLO became a partner in the acquirement and operation of WTAD at Quincy 111 the 2 stations operated under joint management as the Lee Sta tions On Dec 17 1946 KGLO had received conditional approval for the design and construction of a new station to transmif the rap idly developing new type of frequency modu ation Also in 1945 Mr Eighmey was elected to Columbia Broadcasting Systems Affiliates Advisory board on which he served 2 years rep F C Suddenly Vandenberg Backs Marshall in Action Now for Europe Says U S Cannot Wait Too Long for Final Peace Settlements owa Farmer Killed in Tanker Tractor Crash Adei Copeland 79 Saukee Iowa farmer was killec Monday night when an oil tanker struck the tractor he was driving along highway 6 at Ortonville Dallas County Sheriff Evan A Berger said The tractor overturned and burned aftar the crash Copeland was thrown to the pavement and vas instantly killed Berger said Floyd Palar Des Moines driver the tanker declared he did not ee the tractor until too late to void the crash the sheriff said t was impossible to turn out to void the tractor because a car vas approaching in the opposite irectipn the sheriff quoted Palar s saying SAME lick Ui muni Iraftii dutt la 24 bou PLANE HUNTERS FIND OIL SLICK 15 Persons Aboard TransCanada Craft Vancouver B C large oilslick a quarter of a mile southwest of Stevenston B C at the mouth of the Fraser river in the Straits of Georgia has been spotted by searchers for the miss ing TransCanadian Airlines plane which vanished Monday night with 15 persons aboard We have spotted an oil slick southwest of Stevenston said George Williamson an executive of the TCA It is a short distance from the Fraser river buoy and extends over an area of 1 to 2 acres searchers reported Land and sea rescue squads lave been dispatched to the scene 10 miles south of the Sea Island airport resenting the Sixth District made up of CBS outlets located in Ohio VTichigan Indiana Kentucky II inois and Wisconsin Mr Eighmey took a prominent part in many wartime activities articularly in relation to radio Ie was county chairman for more han a year of the county bond selling organization He was radio coordinator in Iowa representing the National Defense Committee of the National Association of Broadcasters Born Francis Carlyle Eighmey July 16 1903 at Waterloo Iowa the son of Ralph Long Eighmey and Ruth Brandhorst Eighmey he was educated in the Waterloo schools and Northwestern univer sity From 192526 he Was with the Waterloo Engraving company Wa terloo and from 192730 with the Superior Engraving company Chi cago From 193132 he was with the Fred A Hinrichsen Advertis ing agency Davenport and from 193236 sales manager for radio station WHBF with the Rock Island 111 Argus He was a member of the Inde pendent Radio Network Affiliates the National Association of Broad casters the Chamber of Com merce and St Johns Episcopal church Surviving Mr Eighmey are his wife Wanda Neil Eighmey and 2 adopted children John 2J years and Ann 6 months He is also survived by his parents Mr and Mrs R L Eighmey Waterloo and his brother Myron of Clinton Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p m at St Johns Episcopal church with Father C Burnett Whitchead rector of the church officiating Burial will be at Elmwood cemetery The Major uneral home in charge Honorary pallbearers will be Lee P Loomis W Earl Hall Peter Washington Van denberg declare Tuesday that the United Slate cannot wait too long for a fina European peace program if it fine agreement is beyond reasonab reach Vandenberg chairman of th senate foreign relations commit tee said in a statement he agree with Secretary of State Marshall declaration in his radio report tc the nation Monday night that thi country cannot surrender basi principles in payment for compro mise and expediency Secretary Marshall has honest ly faced realities Vandenberi declared Peace lags because the Soviets insist upon demands which Amer ica and her other allies cannot ac cept It is worth a supreme effor to seek agreement during the com ing months1 Supporting Marshalls stand foi basic principles the Michigan sen ator continued He also is right in frankly stating that we and the world can not indefinitely permit disinte grating forces to threaten sound results We must still strive for a united program But if it is beyond reasonable reach we cannot wait too long for a peace program which at leasl unites those who can agree Vandenberg apparently was lending support to the implication left by Marshall in his radio ad dress that if Russia does not soon move toward some basic agree ment with her western allies the United States may seek to organ ize the peace without the Soviets The United States served notice on Russia Tuesday that this coun try will drive ahead with steps to help speed Europes recovery without axvaiting the bigpower Anderson B A MacDonald How ard A OLeary and Dean Ligbt ner Active pallbearers will be Douglas Swale Bob Finlayson Wilson Abel Hank Hook Herb Ohrt and Bud Suter fore comprornisc of exhaustion11 seen by Premier Stalin Secretary of State Marshall dis closed the soviet leaders sugges tion and the American reply in a plain spoken report to the na tion Monday night on the dis scsiontorn Moscow foreign min isters conference Stalin told him at their secret kremlin meeting 2 weeks ago Marshall said that the big 4 pow ers might be able to compromise all their major differences after they had exhausted themselves in dispute In his delayed retort the cabi net office put the blame squarely on Russia for the failure of the foreign ministers to agree on a peace treaty for Austria and the rough outlines of one for Ger many and declared The patient is sinking while the doctors deliberate I believe that action cannot await compromise through ex haustion Marshall went on Whatever action is possible to mnel these pressing problems must be taken without delay The secretary did not elaborate on the point In his first major address since he entered the cabinet in January Marshall said guardedly hat at Moscow possibly greatei progress toward final settlemen was made than is realized Critical differences were for fte first time brought into the ight and now stand clearly de ined so that future negotiations an start with a knowledge o exactly what the issues are anc must be settled But he cautioned that the dif erences between Russia and the western powers are matters ol rast importance to the lives of the eople of Europe and to the future ourse of world history and dded We must not compromise on real principles in order to achieve greement for agreements sake India Wants British Pledge on Palestine United Nations Hall Flushin N Y called on Grea Britain Tuesday to reveal wheth er or not it will accept whateve action is taken by the United Na tions general assembly on the Pa estine problem Indian Ambassador Asaf A put the question fb British off cials in the opening skirmish c the assembly steering committee debate on Palestine and said a answer was necessary now Ali cited newspaper repor which said the British did not con sider themselves bound to accep the UNs recommendation lo solving the Palestine crisis If so Ali asserted what the use of considering any item on Palestine here Britains Sir Alexander tado gan offered to answer the India delegates question here an now but assembly President waldo Aranha said that the steer ing committee was not yet in Po sltion to take up such questions The 14nation committee me for a preliminary attempt to rul on the special assembly agend which involves the move by Aral states to plunge the assembly inti fulldress debate of immediate in dependence for Palestine and termination of Britains 26 yea old mandate there Russia teamed up with India however and said discussion o the question put by ALI was per tinent to the steering committee task A reliable source said the Rus sions probably would give quali fied support to the Arab demand in opposition to the United State and British who want to limit the first emergency session of the as sembly to formation of a Pales tine factfinding commission The sources said Russia also would express opposition in the steering committee to giving non oting assembly seats to the Jews who have no government to rep resent them during the assemblys attempt to determine whether Arabs or Jews or both should gel control of the Holy Land Poland and Czechoslovakia also members of the steering commit ee were likely to break their rec ords of consistent proRussian votes in the UN by supporting a voice for the Jewish agency the more favored of the 2 Jewish groups claiming to represent orld Jewry The United States and Britain eft an escape door for themselves f other members of the steering ommittee showed strong senti nent for giving the Arabs a hanee to expand the 1point igenda of the special session But hey still felt they had enough to squash the Arab move in he full assembly if not in the ommittee Arline Judge Remarries Miami Beach Fla rline Judge in her 5th trip to the Itar will marry Tuesday the rother a husband she once di orced UN Guard Cafches Unarmed Drunk at Palestine Meeting Vafinne Vail TI ji i United Nations Hall Flushing Y United Nations ecurity guard set its traps for iombs Friday but ended up nab ing an unarmed drunk who laimed that he was bored anyhow nd would rather be at the races My boys arc bored too Chief iecurify Officer Frank Bcgley aid sadly If something doesnt happen pretjs soon 3 theyll be mighty disappointed For the general assemblys spe cial session on Palestine is well underway and so far no bombs have been spectator has even become hot under the collar This one drunk Begley said he went out nice He wasnt mad at anybody He just came to the session with a hangover I guess and got caught up too fast on it Begley a floridfaced man with wavy hair and a perplexed ex pression has 50 men working under him They were wellbriefed for this session he pointed out We told them just what they might run into got them all keyed and now a letdown is bound to happen We searched the building from cellar to ceilinfi twice Tuesday he added and we didnt find a single ticking My boys are so eager that one of them suggested that I fix up a make believe bomb just to see if they would notice it Begley said that his chief prob lem so far was to keep eager beaver propagandists away from the delegates They havent got any idea of hurting anyone though he ex plained They just want to get in some place where they shouldnt and buttonhole a delegate We get them spotted after the first time and from then on we do our weed ing when we see them coming END PHONE RIFT AT FORT DODGE Union Workers Return With 10 Per Cent Boost Fort Dodge Dodge workers ended their strike here Tuesday and returned to their jobs at 1 p m After a new one year contract was signed with the Fort Dodge Telephone company an independent company The contract provides for a 10 per cent increase across the board Immediately after the contract was signed union officers began rounding up operators and main tenance workers and ordering them back to their jobs Within 2 hours after the agreement was reached full local phone service was restored and long distance operators were also back at their posts The new company contract here is effective from the time the union employes return to their jobs until March 15 1948 Residents Find Time Situation Confusing Pittston Pa of ittston are finding this daylight saving time business pretty con using The city is officially on Eastern standard time while the business irms banks and postoffices op erate on fast time City council agreed o miners equests that it operate on Stand rd time and public schools fol owed parochial pu 5ils are going toclasses on day ight time schedules HOUSE FAVORS MILLION CUT FOR FUND Votes Tentatively to Slash Relief Measure Limit Its Use to 1947 Washington IP The house voted tentatively Tuesday to slash a proposed foreign relief fund to The major test on the on a tellers tally of 156 to 138 It will be sub ject to a roll call vole later The money is intended for use in 6 European areas and China in 1947 and 1948 The house accepted an amend ment by Rep Jonkman RMich to trim the total by and limit its use to 1947 Meanwhile the senate foreign relations committee unanimously approved Tuesday legislation au thorizing relief for 5 European areas and China Chairman Vandenberg R Mich announced the committee had declined to specify in the measure where relief funds will e spent but would include in a formal report a state department statement on this question He said the statement will in dicate tHat relief will be provided or Italy including also Trieste Hungary Austria Poland Greece and China The senate committees refusal 0 specify the areas in question came as a defeat for some sena ors who had proposed that relief be denied European areas under communist domination Providing that 94 per cent of all relief supplies should be pur chased in the United Slates and ts possessions the committee wrote in an amendment directing he naming ol a European director or the program whose appoint ment would be subject to senate onfirmation It also inserted an amendment tipulaling that local currencies eceived from the sale of relief upplies abroad be put into a spe ial account controlled by the Jnited States which could be sed as a revolving fund for fur her relief and work relief needs These funds would be available ntil June 30 1948 and congress hen would decide their final dis osition 3an Mass Picketing in Colorado Phone Strike Denver UB The industrial ommission of Colorado ordered t r i k i n g telephone workers hroughout the state Tuesday to alt mass picketing The commission decreed that riking machinery be limited to 2 ickets per entrance and ordered ickets to keep at least 6 feet from uilding lines L H Purdy Colorado president the Mountain States Federation Telephone Workers charged ie action was a violation of the II of rights Weather Report FORECAST ason City Partly cloudy and continued mild Tuesday night and Wednesday with scattered showers or thunderstorms Low est Tuesday night about 50 wa Partly cloudy and continued mild Scattered showers and thunderstorms Wednesday and in east and central portions Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 4855 High Wednesday around 75 Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees above normal The Iowa normal is 55 Cooler Thursday farmer Friday and mild with minor fluctuations Saturday and Sunday Precipi tation will average i o one inch occurring as showers Wednesday and Wednesday night Minnesota Partly cloudy with scattered showers in north and east portions Tuesday night and early Wednesday somewhat cooler northwest portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 74 Minimum 53 At 8 a m Tuesday 58 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 39   

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