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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 5, 1947, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ARCHIVES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION iiiiiir VOL LJU Anodited and United Proa Full Leased Wire Ceoti a Cony MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 5 1947 This Paper Consists of Two One No 254 SEE SHORT BREAK IN IOWAS HEAT tEGYPTASKSFOR UN OUSTER OF BRITISHTROOPS Appeals to Security Council to Free Her From Imperial Power Lake Success ap pealed to the United Nations se curity council Tuesday to free her from the orbit of British imper ial power by ordering the im mediate withdrawal of all British troops from Egyptian soil The appeal was made personal ly by Egyptian Premier Nokrashy Pasha as the council began con sideration of Egypts complaint that continued presence of British forces in Egypt was a potential peril to peace in the middle east We are here Nokrashy Pasha declared to challenge the basic assumptions of 19th century im perialism In his 10000word speech the Egyptian premier informed the council that his government no longer considered itself bound by the AngloEgyptian treaty of 1936 under which British forces are stationed in this strategic Medi terranean country Today Egypt is entitled to her rights of full sovereignty Today Egypts relationship with Great Britain can no longer be charted by the provisions of the 1936 treaty It must be governed by inter national law and by the charter of the United Nations which is now the cornerstone of interna tional relations Before Nokrashy Pasha took the floor Herschel V Johnson deputy delegate suggested that as soda as the opening statements from the Egyptian and British representatives were heard the council should turn to the more urgent business of the Balkan problem Informed quarterssaid Britain probably would demand time to study Nokrashy Pashas opening remarks and prepare its reply which might take several days Truman Signs Bill to End Terminal Leave Pay Washington resident Truman Tuesday signed legisla tion ending the armed services practice of granting terminal leave to discharged personneland requiring payment in cash at the time of discharge for accrued leave The previous practice was to allow discharged personnel to re main on the payroll for a period equal to the number of days of leave they had accrued with com pensation including the usual al lowances duty paid while on active The new law provides for cash payment of base and longevity pay but not allowance Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and a little cooler Tuesday night Pos sible light widely scattered thunder showers late Tuesday night Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday Low Tuesday night 6872 High Wednesday 8890 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Cooler Wednesday and in north and west portions Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 62 extreme northwest 74 extreme south east High Wednesday 85 in west and 90 in east Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook The weather outlook for the next 5 days indicates that the mear temperature will average 8 to 10 degrees above the Iowa nor mal of 73 degrees The normal high for this season of the year is 84 to 88 degrees The normal low 60 to 64 degrees It is ex pected to be cooler Wednesday wanner Thursday and Friday cooler Saturday but warmer again Sunday Rainfall is indi cated to be light one tenth to onefifth inch average in a scat tered irregular distribution oc curring Wednesday and possi bly again Saturday over eastern Iowa Minnesota Partly cloudy and cooler Tuesday night with scat tered thundershowers extreme east portion Wednesday gener ally fair and cooler IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 98 Minimum 73 At 8 a m Tuesday 81 YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 59 AF Wirepholo LIFE AND DEATH IN British officer armed with a sten gun looks cautiously at entrance of a house in Rehavia Palestine as he passes body of man shot down as he rushed from house carrying a hand grenade British soldiers shot him 4 times before he could toss the grenade 3 Killed in Explosion Set by Jewish Underground Gang Jerusalem Shudders Under Impact of Blast in Official Building Jerusalem UR The Jewish un derground blew up the labor de partment building of the Palestine overnment in the heart of Jeru salem Tuesday killing at least 3 persons and wounding a number of others The whole city shuddered un der the impact of a terrific ex plosion at p m which sheared off the front wall of the public works department building a 2 story stone structure on the street of the prophets A British policeman was killec outright Rescue workers removed 2 bodies from the wreckage Au horities believed one more man might be buried Irgun Zvai Leumi according to one of its selfidentified spokes men gave a scant 5 minutes warning that the building was be ng blown up He called the Pales tine post with the warning Unlike most of the warnings in the war of nerves this one proved ac curate Rescuers were working under ottering walls which threatened 0 crash at any moment Police and army squads cordoned off the area and started searching for he bombers even as the rescue work went on The searchers dug out a dust overed bloody victim of the blast who was crying in anguish for Gods sake get me On another fron doctor in the Anglo rewish conflict police and toops eached though the orange groves near Tel Letwinsky for a British officer reported to have been kid naped After 3 hours they had ound nothing to substantiate a eport by a band of Arabs that hey had seen the officer seized and dragged into a grove Waterloo Girl Dies From Auto Accident Cedar Rapids IP Lorraine Edwards 15 of Waterloo who was seriously injured in the auto truck collision early which resulted in the Saturday death of Mr and Mrs Lawrence E Allo way of Cedar Rapids died Mon day night in a Vinton hospital The girl was a passenger in a car driven by Alloway which plowed into the rear of a stalled gasoline transport truck on high way 218 about 12 miles south of Vinton SAME Eliek rut muni trafflo death In BUI M boon RIOTS AGAINST JEWS IN BRITAIN 38 Demonstrators Are Arrested in Liverpool London IP A Jewbaiting crowd of 700 persons damaged 8 Jewishowned shops in Man chester Monday night and early Tuesday as antiSemtic incidents flared for the 4th successive day in widely scattered British including London Birmingham and Liverpool Police arrested 38 demonstra tors in Liverpool where street lights were turned on during the night for the first time since pow er saving blackout restrictions were ordered last winter Several Liverpool police were injured battling the demonstra tors as firemen stood by ready to douse the rioters with hoses in case the situation got beyond po lice control Although some quarters ex pressed belief that the riots were incited by fascistlike organi zations police said they thought the vandalism was the work of iresponsible youths rather than an organized campaign of anti Semitism Shops windows were smashed in Londons Bethnal Green sec tion where many Jews live and communist headquarters in the same district also was battered Other window smashing out breaks were reported in New castle Collyhurst and Chorlton onMedlock In Birmingham a wall was dec orated with a sign nearly half a block long emblazoned with yard high letters proclaiming Gentiles arise resist Jewish enterprise Remember Paice and Marvin Mervyn Paice and Clifford Mar vin were the 2 British sergeants hanged by Jewish extremists in Palestine last week in retaliation for execution of 3 members of the Jewish underground There was no indication of who had put up the their memory sign invoking FORD WALKOUT IS AVERTED BY 11THHOURPACT UAW and Firm Agree to Work Out Dispute If It Takes Years Time Detroit Ford Motor company and the CIO United Auto Workers averting a strike at the llth hour agreed Tuesday to try to work out thendispute under the TaftHartley law if it takes a years time The agreement annriounced in detail at m CST staved off a walkout of 107000 produc tion workers which had been scheduled for noon Further a joint companyunion statement said the union will not be liable for breach of contract because of any strike or work stoppage during this years pe riod The company said the state ment will not institute any suit against the union its officers and members in such event addition the UAWCIO was given the right to strike on the issue if no solution were forth coming after a year of delibera tion and negotiations The years grace to the union from damage suit liability under the new law will be dated from the date of the FordUAW con tract still to be dram Negotiations on other contract issues including the reported 000000ayear workers pension plan will resume Thursday both sides said The FordUAW statement ex pressed the confidence of com pany and union officials that the remaining issues could be solved within a relatively short time A strike against Ford had been threatened in an effort to enforce the unions demand for a contrac tual clause giving it immunity from the provisions TaftHartley penalty The law permits an employer to sue a union for damages in event of a violation of its contract with management This the UAW has sought to avoid by private con tract in all current negotiations Press headquarters was given the joint statement a full 10 hours after a verbal companyunion agreement according to sources on both sides had been reached the night before Indonesians Claim Dutch Violations Batavia Java Indone sian republican army accused the Netherlands Tuesday night of the irst major violation of the cease fire orders halting the pocket war m Java and Sumatra for United Nations inquiry Both Indonesian and Dutch leaders indicated they were ready o reply shot for shot to any weaches Radio Jogjakarta quoted a re publican army spokesman as as serting that 3 Dutch columns had continued an attack for 2i hours after the deadline Monday mid night resulting in the Dutch cap ture of 62 miles west of Jogjakarta the Indonesian capital Earlier advices from the north central front indicated the cease fire order was working out well The Dutch won control of 210 air miles of the north coast of Java by linking up their eastern and western forces a few hours before the ceasefire orders took effect Monday midnight a dis patch from Semarang said The Dutch indicated officially that during attempts at mediation of their differences with the In donesian republic they intended o maintain control of the rich areas they wrested in the 15 days of fighting 4 Boys From Iowa Reassemble Divided Dollar Bill in Tokyo Creston 4 Iowa boys met in Tokyo last month each produced a torn piece of a dollar bill and reassembled the greenback Each boy badcarried his portion of the bill exactly a year The Maddocks of Mason City son of Mr and Mrs C A Maddocks 10th N E Jack Barshaw of Creston Bob Jensen of Creston and Nig Anderson of mustered into service to gether in July 1916 at Ft Snellhig Minn Before parting they di vided the dollar into 4 pieces and wondered when they would meet to put it together again Anderson was assigned to officers training but later went to Ja pan After basic training Maddocks was sent to Korea as a newspaper man Harshaw to Yokohama in education and health work and Jen sen to general headquarters in Tokyo They recently spent 2 weekends together in Tokyo splitting the dollaragain when they parted And they hope when they put it to gether again theyll be back home in Iowa Elliott Admits Hughes Paid Hotel Bill as Wedding Gift Challenges Meyer to Say Party Girls Were Procured for Him Washington Roose velt told senate investigatbrs Tuesday that he permitted How ard Hughes to pay a hotel bill for him in December 1944 as a wedding present Roosevelt also testified that Jack Frye then head of Transworld Airlines which is controlled by Hughes paid hotel expenses for Elliotts marriage Dec 8 1944 to Faye Emerson movie actress Roosevelt said this was a wed ding gift to him by Frye adding that the money came out of Fryes pocket I believe on a strict interpre tation of the law I might be repri manded for accepting a wedding present from Howard Hughes young Roosevelt told the senate war investigating committee The committee is inquiring into the wartime award of in plane contracts to Hughes and the part a recommendation from Roosevelt played in the award of one contract Before the weddinggift was brought up Roosevelt had 1 Challenged John Meyer pub licity man for Hughes to say that Meyer ever procured any party girls for him Expense accounts of Meyer introduced in evidence list payments to girls for enter taining army officers government officials and others Z Declared he knew nothing about a wartime gift of worth of nylon stockings by Meyer to Actress Faye Emerson the pres ent Mrs Elliott Roosevelt 3 Accused the republican sena tors on the committee of singling out for inquiry because he is a son of the late President Roose velt Relating the details of the Hughes wedding gift Roosevelt said that just before his marriage to Miss Emerson late in 1944 he was staying at the Beverly Hills lotel in California He said he was accompanied by s children by a former marriage and a maid and that as he was about to pay his bill Meyer ap proached him You cannot pay that bill Elliott added I said I certainly could and that I already had written the check He said Meyer told him that Hughes wanted to pay the bill as a wedding present Young Roosevelt declared his acceptance had nothing to do with any contract for war planes Roosevelt clashed with Ferguson over publicity given to a 6page summary of the 5600 expenses vhich Meyer said he spent in en tertainmnt of Roosevelt and his ricnds on behalf of the Howard Hughes Aircraft company He said he thought release of he entire summary of Myers ex penses to the newspapers was un wise Roosevelt has declared he was not even in this country at the times Meyer listed expenditures as made for Roosevelts entertain ment I am unable to advise you as o who released it Ferguson said The list of Meyers expense items was handed to newspaper men by committee aides last Sat urday The witness was ignored at one point as Ferguson and Senator ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT Gets Hot on Witness Stand Pepper got into an ex change Pepper suggested that Roosevelt might want to tell his side of the blaze story but Ferguson said he didnt see what connection that would have with the Hughes planes The blaze incident muchpub licized during the war concerned the transportation of a dog by that name across the country in an army plane It was Roosevelts dog Roosevelt put in that a full blown senate investigation failed to show I had anything to do with the shipment of that dog When Ferguson had objected to any testimony about the blaze incident Pepper replied it was just as relevant as much of the testi mony which the senators have been hearing ATTLEE WANTS WARTIME POWER Makes Surprise Move to Fight Bankruptcy London Minister Clement R Attlee in a surprise move Tuesday asked commons for wartime powers to fight the threat of national bankruptcy Attlee presented a bill to ex tend the purposes of the supplies and services or transitional pow ers act of 1945 and it was read formally for the first time Under the measure the govern ment would be given wide pow ers to take whatever measures it deems necessary to fight the eco nomic crisis The act originally was passed to permit the government to make defense regulations for the control of prices and to facilitate the readjustment of industry Herbert Morrison government leader in the house said the bill was being introduced to give ef Eect to the measures to be an nounced by Attlee in commons Wednesday for fighting the na tional economic crisis Report Corn in Vulnerable Spot in Iowa DCS Moines past week of hot dry weather has left the corn crop in a particularly vul nerable position the Iowa week ly weather and crop bulletin said Tuesday The bulletin said soil moisture supplies were very low in most of the western twothirds of the state and current high tempera tures with drying winds are plac ing a heavy transpiration load on the corn plants Actual damage up to the end of last week has been light and large ly confined to the late planted acreage the bulletin said Growth and progress of this late acreage which amounts to about 9 per cent of the state to tal has been slowed to the point where it now seems very doubt ful that it will make anything but forage the bulletin reported The earlier corn the report said that has reached or is near the tasseling stage has not suffered material damage as yet although there is a little firing in spots on the thinner soils However the need for mois ture relief is immediate and acute and a continuation of the hot drying weather will result in seri ous damage the report continued The bulletin said that many sec tions of the state particularly in the central and northwest have not received appreciable amounts of rain in the last 3 weeks so that the top soil is becoming dry and hard 9 Soybeans still look good the bulletin said except that growth on late plantings has been slowed by lack of moisture This crop is in no immediate danger from lack of rain By Aug 2 more than 80 per cent of the oats had been bound or combined as small grain harvest made rapid progress With yields showing a wide range the report said test weights are generally reported as fairly light hay meadows were badly burned during the past week and the available supply of succulent forage was much below that of recent years the bulletin reported The heat wave in the midwest is causing apprehension over the corn crop outlook and sending prices to the highest levels in his tory Ordinarily the heat of the past few days would be beneficial to the crop grain men said but July was a dry month and the grain did not receive adequate moisture As a result prices of the yellow grain have soared Corn for deliv ery in September hit a bushel on the Chicago board of trade Tuesday highest paid for any futures contract in the 99 year history of the exchange Cash corn in Chicago sold at a bushel 3 cents under the record peak of August 1917 H J Gramlich general agricul ture agent the Chicago and North Western railway said that August had started with top soil dry and rainfall is the most im portant factor an corn growth from here on out Corn is late Gramlich said and there is no time for it to stand still waiting rain A 90 degree temperature does corn lit tle good unless there is ample moisture around the roots Few people realize that it takes i barrel of water to produce an average size ear of corn Most of this water is used during July and August the major part in August Truman Signs Wool Price Support Bill Washington Truman Tuesday signed a wool price support bill shorn of con troversial provisions that had led him to veto an earlier version The new law will continue sup port prices on domestic wool at the 1946 level until December 31 1948 Payments to wool growers will be made by the commodity credit corporation The town of Moyobama Peru is noted for its manufacture of Panama hats American Citizen Escapes Hungarian Policemen With Aid of US Official Budapest American arrested for criticizing Hungarian in U S custody Tuesday after escap ng from 3 political policemen with he aid of an American legation official while his captors were transferring him from one jail to another American officials identified the American as Stephen Thuransky 4 formerly a farmer near Co nmbus Ohio and a naturalized American They said his escape took place ast Saturday outside the Marko ail when Thuransky made a ireak for freedom In the melee Thuransky was reported to have knocked down one of his 3 guards while his wife grabbed a 2nd The 3rd knocked Thuransky uncon scious and he fell into the rear seat of an American legation car parkedin front of the jail A U S official who had been waiting to see the prisoner pushed Mrs Thuransky into the car be hind her away husband and drove Later the official said the 3 Hungarian policemen just stood there and stared when he made off with their prisoner The Hungarian ministry of the interior issued a press statement saying that was naturalized in 1930 and said he represented the International Har vester company in being taken to the national de fense department for a hearing when 2 unknown men and one woman grabbed him and shoved him into a waiting vehicle bear ing American license plates The ministrys statement was issued shortly after U S Minister Selden Chapin had protested to acting Foreign Minister Erno Mi halyfi about Thuranskys arrest The foreign ministers answer was said at the American legation to have been unsatisfactory Thuransky was arrested Friday night in Balassagyarmat on charges of making undemocratic utter remarks about the communist party and its lead er Deputy Premier Matyas Ka kosi On his arrival in American cus tody Thuransky said he had been beaten by the Hungarian police and threatened with shooting On Saturday night he said the guards summoned him from his cell in the Marko jail telling him The doctor and the American consul are here to see you Come with us He said he was taken to the cel lar where he was knocked down and large sandbags dropped on his back and was then taken out to the street through a passage from the cellar An American doctor said later that Thuransky had possible injur ies Thuranskys arrest was made under a law which provides that anyone circulating true or untrue statements in any way critical of the Hungarian republic of the democratic order is subject to heavy prison sentence In U S custody with Thuransky are his wife Teresa 43 and their 2 daughters Margit 26 and Mary 22 They are waiting to leave Hun gary The daughters are U S citi zens but Mrs Thuransky is not LIGHT RAINFALL FOR STATE SEEN IN NEXT 5 DAYS Northwest to Receive Showers Tuesday Night Entire State Wednesday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Relief from the 4 day simmer ing stretch of hot weather in Iowa was predicted for Tuesday night and Wednesday but it will be only a short breather And little rain was in sight dur ing the next 5 days for drooping corn scorched lawns and per spiring individuals The weather bureau in its 5 day outlooksaid Tuesday that the mean temperature would average 8 to 10 degrees above the states normal high ot 84 to 88 during the next 5 days Mondays official high the bu reau said was 102 registered at Sioux City Council Bluffs Bur lington and Iowa City The low Monday night was 69 at Iowa City Des Moines registered 101 and Cedar Rapids and Davenport highs of 100 Mason City reported 98 for its summers high Rainfall is indicated to be light was the bureau forecast for the next 5 days The fall will average onetenth to onefifth inch the bureau said in a scat tered irregular distribution Showers were predicted for Wednesday and possibly again Saturday over eastern Iowa There was rfo precipitation Monday and the skies were clear over the state Tuesday It was 82 96 in Mason City Cold drink dispensers were popular again Tuesday in Ma son City The mercury dropped to 73 during the night after Mondays record high of 98 but the upward climb began again with the sunrise By 8 oclock it was 81 by noon 92 and at 2 oclock the KGLO weather ob server reported 96 early Tuesday at Davenport and highs of 101 to 104 were forecast for Tuesday Scattered thundershowers were expected to enter the state in the northwest Tuesday night and spread over the state Wednesday Agricultural experts said the next 10 days would be critical for corn The corn they explained is now in the tassel and silk stage where rain is needed to aid polli nation Pastures and gardens already are badly withered by the hot dry winds and blazing sun An induction of cold air from Canada held some promise Tues day of breaking up the 3day sear ing heat wave over the northern midwest states The Chicago weather bureau said the Dakotas already had re ceived some relief from Mondays high readings of 100 degrees or more and that western Minnesota could expect at least moderately lowering temperatures late Tues day afternoon or Tuesday night Elsewhere however the weath er generally would be a continua tion of the past 2 or 3 days with the southerly flow of hot air pre vailing for at least another 24 hours Temperatures in Michigan Tuesday were expected toclimt above the highs of Monday wher Grand Rapids reported a maxi mum of 94 Detroit 89 and Sauli Ste Marie 87 There is a probability the weather bureau said that the cold air from Canada would penetrate as far south as Nebraska Iowa and Illinois by Wednesday and bring some scattered thunder showers to thirsting crops Temperatures ranging from tha high 90s at many points to 111 degrees at Philips S Dak Mon day baked the already dry topsoil and brought reports from some sections that the corn crop was firing Pierre S Dak had a high of 110 degrees and readings of 105 were reported at such widespread points as Valentine Nebr Fargo N Dak and Advance Mo 19 KILLED IN TRUCK COLLISION Waxahachie Tex teen persons 17 Negroes and 2 white men were killed near here at dawn Tuesday when a trues in which they were riding col lided with a gasoline truck and burned Ambulances from Waxahachie and Ennis made runs to the scene bringing bodies of the victims to a temporary morgue at a Negro theater horo Officers said they did not know immediately how many were in jured   

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