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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                II Associated nd United FIKS Full Lease Wires MARSHALL PUTS REVOLT BLM ON COMMUNISM Says Revolution in Colombia Followed Other Outbreak Lines WSecre te Georee cMarshall international communism lor the alboruve revolution which and disrupted the an American conference Marshall told newsmen and con 7V15 dcleeates Monday night the revolt followed the same Pattern as outbreaks which have provoked abor troubles in France unrest in Italy Delegates are expected to ratify Tuesday their determination to continue the conference here de spite the riots which have de Md the riots much r sources close to Marshall said the U S had tak en the stand tha conference must vn lhe conference i expected after a meeting set for P m Marshall 5s the first conferenc delegate outside the Colombia government publicly to attribute il revolution to world commun Schultz who prefers to be remembered by a few grateful friends and rela tives rather than to have his name carved in stone on a college campus Tuesday began giving away the last of a million dollars worth of farms SchuHx a 75yearold Le Mars bachelor said he already has par celled out 12 of his 42 farms and Plans to give away the others to and nieces and possibly a few friends I worked hard on farms until I was 30 years old to get my first thousand dollars he said I managed to raise my estate to a million oy avoiding Now 1 want to dispose of it witiout wasteful taxes and to food WhCre U WiU lhc most He said that gift taxes on the transfer of the farms would amount to considerably less than the capital grains taxes he would have to pay if he sold his prop Besides Schultz said I want wooooon erty while property now NLRB Rules Employers Must Bargain on Pension Programs my faculties 1 want to give it to the people who need it most He said he would keep enough money from his farms in South Dakota and Iowa to live com fortably but simply in Le Mars fachultz said a college president called him Monday and offered to carve my name in stone on a new college building if he would donate one or 2 of his farms to the college I told him I didnt want my name carved in stone Schultz tfH tl7 1 said will be carved the hearts of those I have remem indirectly to Russia Colombian government an nounced Tuesday that it had sev ered diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union Two Russians de scribed as communist agents were among persons taken into custody on charges of having stirred the riots Rep Donald L Jackson R Cal a member of the U S dele gation told newsmen Monday night he was returning to Wash ington Tuesday to report to con gress on the revolution In San Francisco Antonio Oaitan brother of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan liberal leader whose slay m Friday touched off the revolt said the assassination was the opening move in n plot infondni 10 ieach Secretary of shall Communists in Panama City circulated flysheets Monday night saying that Marshall had fled Bogota and taken refuge in Pan ama This was an obvious false hood Board Holds Requested Plans Come Within Scope of Labor Law Washington national abor relations board ruled Tues ay that employers must bargain with their employes on pension Jans if the employes request it lhe 41 decision was the first decision this subject in the boards 13 ear history The 4man majority held that such plans come within the scope of the T a f tIIartley law which requires both employers and un ions to bargain collectively in respect to rates of pay hours of employment or other conditions of employment The board held that the pay ment of benefits under pension plans falls within the ot wages It said the terms of retirement such as the age when pensions category of ploymeiit The ruling was made in a case nvolving the Inland Steel com Jany The board found the com rany guilty of refusing to bargain ollectively It held the company had vio atea both the TaftHartley law nd the Wagner act under which originally come within the conditions of em Hunt Parents Who Left Newborn Baby at Le Mars Hotel Lc Mars Authorities Tues day were awaiting some word from the parents of a newborn baby boy who was found Sunday morning on the steps of the Grand Central hotel here Meanwhile offers of adoption Fire Destroys 2 Grinnell Buildings Grinnell Fire destroyed 2 buildings m the Grinnell business district Monday night Estimates SS up to Ihe fire apparently started in the paint department of an axle and body plant then spread to the U S Citizens Are Leaving in Palestine Jerusalem OR American consulate disclosed Tuesday tha it was evacuating by plane thos United States citizens who wante to get out of Palestine ahead of full scale war between the Jew ROBERT KIMBALL JR With Assault ASSAULTCHARGE AFTER SHOOTING Mason Cityan Bound Over to Grand Jury Kobcrt Kimball Jr 32 417 3rd N L was bound to he grand jurv to appear June 7 on a charge of assault with intent to murder at a preliminary hearing before Police Judge B R Dunn in municipal court Tuesday morning Kimball was arrested after were reported pouring in to the bacrecl Heart hospital where the youngster is being cared for Hos pital attendants said the infant was healthy normal and in good condition However authorities said that u it had remained outside much longer Saturday night it would have died since it had already be come chilled when found by Mrs Alice Neissen owner of the hotel about midnight The baby was in a cardboard carton wrapped in a torn sheet and wearing an old but clean babybunting suit A note pinned to the sheet said the babys mother was dead and asked that one take care of it COURTUPHOLDS NONRED OATHS IN LABOR LAW Also Rules in Favor of Requirement to File Financial Data Washington A special 3 judge federal court ruled 21 Tuesday that the TaftHarlley labor acts requirement that union officers swear they are not com munists is constitutional The court was unanimous in up holding validity of another key i aftHartley provision that unions must file annual financial statements with the labor depart ment The provisions apply only to those unions which want to make use of the national labor relations boards machinery But unions which do not go to NLRB cannot get legal status as exclusive bar gaining agent in a plant The case was brought by the IO Maritime union It was the 2nd major court rui ng on constitutionality of import ant provisions of the TaftHarllev ict On March 13 U S District ruclge Ben Moore ruled unconsti utipnal a section forbidding some Lone Porker Runs Decker Picket Line Jacoo E Decker and Sons went into the 2nd day of operations on H baS or pending of union funds for polit cal purposes The NLRB has ap Moores ruling to the su reme court The 3judge court which ruled Tuesday is a tribunal which fed eral laws provide for in order to speed action on constitutional is sues In effect it takes cases at the district court level but appeals from it go directly to the supreme court bypassing U S circuit courts of appeals This also can be clone in some cases on regular U S district court decisions It was done in the case of Moores ruling In Tuesdays ruling Judges Wil bur K Miller and Bolitha J Laws upheld the noncommunist and i AP Vircphoto LtJ that was the sentiment of these Library Pa miners Tues day as they read that their pension dispute was aettted bu John Lewis must still stand trial for contempt Looking at the paper are Frank Harper left and his son Frank Jr Helpingpaint the church at Library are Clayton Sherrili mfnlater and part time Commodity Probers Dig Into Government Food Data Leak store next door tractors and A number of equipment were the Harvester store was saved from the axle and body plant The axle and body plant was owned by Eddie Anderson The Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cioudy and Tuesday night and Arabs The consulate was urgingother Americans who elected to remaii the middle east to get out o Palestine before roads were closed by the hostilities The American consulate eral elected to keep on operating in Jerusalem with a skeleton staff The bulk of the personnel will be sent to Haifa Jerusalem itselL en was getting ready for the opening battle 4n the war for Palestine A sunburst of signs indicated it would lot be long in romin The Jewish announced Wednesday fair with temperatures Low rising Tuesday night 24 to 28 High Wednesday i 1 that the partition of Palestine vs a reality A Jewish stale has been set up and is fiinctioninc spokesman for the agency nC V1 MOW arc themselves said to 58 Iowa Partly cloudy and contin ued cool Tuesday night Wed nesday generally fair and warm er Low Tuesday night 25 north 32 south High Wednesday 55 north 64 south lovva 5 day weather outlook Temperatures will average near normal Normal maximums range from 58 in the north The Jewish declaration of inde pendence left little room for doubt be on as soon as the British quit the city And the British made it clear that they would be out of Jerusalem well in ie mandate expires Iowa Temperatures Drop Below Freezing early Sunday morning shooting which sent Clarence IVrcForliaml 5 to the hospital Bond was set at for KimbalL McForliand 57 who lives at 6th S W was released from the hospital Monday and was on the witness stand He described the 3 shots which Kimball fired into his apartment the 3rd of which struck his left arm He said he and his wife were barricading the door when lie was wounded McForliand said Kimball first came to the apartment and asked to sec 2 children of his first wife who were present Chief of Po ice Harold E Wolfe also on the stand said Kimball told him the argument followed and Kimball vent home and returned with his hotgun a short lime later Kim ball had objected to his children visiting there the chief said The children occasionally come ver to the house and so does then mother though they live at Clear Lake McForliand testified Chief Wolfe said Kimbail told im he had been drinking but vas not intoxicated in a i L house Workers local union 38 The Plant is processing 20 carloads of hogs brought in Saturday and Sunday One lone an llc pickcl Hnes at the I5th K main Saie of the liaokniff plant Tuesday It was brought ui on a small trailer by a farmer near Sheffield He reported that pickets made no attemptto slop him from drivingin Art Costello chairman of the local unions strategy board Tues day noon accused the Decker man agement of sending out salesmen to contact union members backtowork movement The attempt has been entirely unsuccessful Costello declared and so far as he knows theonly union members who have gone through the picket lines since the slrike started were 3 elderly men who would not be capable of working on the killing floor South St Paul Yards Open for Business on Very Limited Basis Preltymans dissent and the 21 split was only on the noncom munist provision He agreed the financial registration constitutional section is In New York a spokesman for the union s attorney said the case will be taken to the supreme court only court which can give a inal decision on the constitu tionality of the provision ReOpen Wag Negotiation at Ottumwa Ollmmra and Man agement of John Morrell and com man any will meet Wednesday to re open wage in o tempt to negotiations in an al settle the 29day old Robeson Willing to Sicjn Pledge at Sioux City Aiuui oo in tne north to dropped well below thr f the south Normal minimark in many parts of Town range from 34 in p ls mums range from 34 in the north to 39 in the south Warmer Wed nesday and Thursday becoming cooler Friday and Saturday and warmer again in the western and central sections of the state Sunday Precipitation will aver age near one quarter inch oc cmring as rain Thursday nigh or Friday and again late Sun day Minnesota Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday Warmer southwest and extreme south portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statetics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum en Minimum At 8 a m Tuesday 41 YEAR AGO Maximum 46 Minimum 27 day night and hit a state low of 1 above at Inwood Early budding fruit trees sue th was a possibility tha early garden stuff such as rhu baib also may have suffered Light rains fell at some point m southern Iowa Heaviest prec pitation reported by the weather bureau was 37 of an inch at La Burling had 16 of an inch SAME 130 MMIW Put Sing said Tuesday he probably would be willing to sign a Pledge in order to have use of a Sioux City auditorium for his Wednesdays scheduled talk there provided the wording OC Pledge is not objectionable The Sioux City board of edu cation voted Monday night to conchlipn Robcsons use of the high school auditorium on his signing of an agreement that he will make no statement that could be construed as opposed to the U o constitution It has never been my intent or practice to make remarks deroga tl c j HJULbUll said in an interview with a mem Sere WMT Cws staff I think the request is absurd and although I probably would sign it I would not want to make Until J scc South St Paul ivjinn lhe stockyards hero operated luesday on a very limited basis despite a strike of CIO United Packinghouse Workers and a threat by slock handlers to join the walkout The vast yards received about 80 carloads of livestock Monday and expected a similar run Tues citiy The South St Paul livestock m a r k e 11 n g committee again warned farmers not to send live stock without prior approval from selling agencies The excutive board of the unions stock handlers local held off its decision on whether to join the nationwide meat strike which be gan last March 1C Glenn Chinander field rcprc senative of the Packinghouse Workers said the 300 yard work eis would lollow the boards sug gestion Negotiations with stock yards company officials contin announcccl Tues Reprcscnlativcs of CIO union of flic lopeka Kans plant of the will sit on lnc ncct Walter T Hall Candy Meanwhile a petition in equity has been hied in district court by ll Candy company temporary injunction against United Packinghouse Workers of America local No 1 restraining them from mass pick eting and blocking ingress and pany have been Feb 25 Jac thc candy com on strike since The employes are members of the local Packinghouse Workers but have not been rccog as collective agent by the company Woman Economist Tells of Giving Secret Figures to Girl Friend Washington invcs tigaiors set otit Tuesday to find those who may have profited by leaks of secret government fooc plans last fall Miss Dorothy Bayles brunet eco nomist with the commerce denart nient told the house committee in veslisatingr commodity speculation Monday she had ffiven confidcutia information to a girl friend last September SZ days before official oil and fat export figures were an nounced This secret information was given out at a meeting of the in stitute of shortening manufactur m Memphis Sept 9 But Chairman August H Andre sen RMinn told reporters per sonally I am convinced the leak first came out between August 29 and September 2 and a rather substantial amount of monev was made on it He added have just begun to get into this thing We want lo hear who profited Of Miss Bayles testimony he said am Inclined to believe hei st ory and while you cannot for ffive her givinglhe information out I think it was a matter of friendship and lhe friendship was violated Playful Women Push Baby Into Path of Autos Oakland Cal URTwo women told police Tuesday that thev were just playing when thev re peatedly pushed a buggy contain ing a 36month old babv into the path of speeding automobiles One of the women was Mrs Elizabeth Allen 36 mother of the baby in the buggy She and Mrs David Lee Allen 31 were jailed of attempted The child Hosemarie Smith was taken to detention home for safe keeping Witnesses said the women stood at the curbstone at a busy street intersection and sent the baby carriage rolling across the stream of traffic Once the baby car nage upset and spilled the babv on the pavement Placing her back in the carriage the 2 women again pushed the baby buggy back into thetraffic police said When horrified pas sersby protested the women old them to mind their own business and moved to another spot 2 blocks away where they esumecl their pastime They vere arrested shortly alter They told police they were jusL playing Authorities said they had been Innking but were not drunk n union izcd Iowa Masons Elect Hide of Des Moines has been elected grand master of the Grand Coun cil of Royal and Select Masons Iowa ued Polio at Sihley Sheldon Dr C C victim ifl months old Connie AUig SunI er of Mr and Mrs Richard At S has been falcon to Sf Vin ents hospital in Sioux City Catch Youths Returning for Loot at Spencer Spencer Two boys 12 and 13 were in the custody o Ho previously hnd served acting grand master as since the a pair of TueSday said they had admitted o breaking at the Leach and Thomp son hardware store Police said the boys entered the thev hey heard a noise on the 2nd floor and were caught when they drappcd break Ins Inken in the Friday 13th a Jinx Not toHumboldtMan Celebrating his 50th birthday H at that he was born on Friday the J3th and started for World anolhor war I When he had been married 14 Another committee member Rep Mitchell Jenkins RPa put If Id never in my life tallied too damn much I might be mad Miss Bayles told the committee she disclosed the fat and oil ex port quota figures to Miss Geral linc Canning secretary to Eugene V Brockenbrough the executive vice president of the shortening manufacturers institute Miss Canning she said formerly worked as her assistant in the commerce department Last September 5 she said there UMS a biff jump in lard prices and as an economist she could not un derstand why So she telephoned Miss Canning to see if lhc oil and tuts trade couM explain it Then on Monday Sept 8 Miss Bayles said she saw the new ex port quotas which were double those for he previous 3 months She told the committee it oc curred to her that a leak of the iShl have been responsi P Urges 1 r for Scientific Jobs Princeton N J Henry D Smyth author of the atomic energy report Tuesday urged the creation of an auxiliary corps to keep young men in scientific jobs in case of war Smyth physic s department chairman at Princeton university and former associate directors of the Chicago atomic bomb labora tory said that such a corps must not be military in nature The group would include both mature scientists competent to di rect or carry out research and younger men still in the process of training Smyth said I Latcr on thai Monday she said She mane routine calls to trade as sociations to tell them to watch for a press release on the export fijr up she said a leak probably had caused the Friday market swing I then rattled out the figures vTis Bayles told the committee hen asked her not to release the nformalion and runeral Wednesday for Henry Wallaces Mother DCS Moines Private fu neral services will be held here Wednesday morning for th for T Party Pjesi Henry A Wallace Wallaces mother Mr MINERS BEGIN DRIFTING BACK TO COAL PITS Many Diggers Stay Home to Await Outcome of Lewis Contempt Trial Washington Government restrictions on train service were lifted Tuesday as soft coal miners began returning to work after a months strike Use of coalburiiiiir freight and passenger train locomotives had been cut 25 per cent to conserve dwindlingfuel supplies Another 25 per cent reduction was due to o into effect Thursday midnight Thousands of miners went back o their jobs in response to word iron John L Lewis But many others stflL stayed home They apparently were awaiting the outcome of Lewis contempt of court trial Wednesday for ignoring a court order to end the strike last week A check in the coal fields showed production as high as 75 per cent in some sections of western Penn sylvania and Illinois There had been some advance estimates that about onethird of the strikers would show up at the pits Tuesday District officials had said the workingforce would be substantial Along with the backtowork movement in the soft coal fields more than 30000 sympathy strik ers in the hard coal fields of east ern Pennsylvania went back to their jobs The severity of Lewis possible punishment for ignoring a court restraining order may depend 011 the miners reaction If found guilty Wednesday Lewis could be sentenced to jail as well as fined heavily But if the mines are back in op eration Justice T Alan Golds borough might ease the penalty lor overlooking the court order Oiifc before he slapped a 500000 fine on the union and on Lewis for contempt ot a similar court order to end a strike The fines later were re duced to a total of AIRPOWERWINS BOOST IN FUNDS House Body Approves Request by Truman Washington 000 dip into next years military funds for an emergency warplane and guided missile program won quick committee approval in con Tress Tuesday Designed as a goahead signal tor the aviation industry to tool for still greater output the surprise money request w a s okayed in full by he house apl propriations group The committees lockerldoor leanngs had been assumed to cover only the boost n aviation funds asked by Presi dent Truman last Thursday But the white house followed Ihat with a 2nd request which remained secret until Tuesday That was because the committee already was in session and the new message went directly to it instead of through normal con gressional channels Aside from the timing however the bigger amount in Tuesdays bill represents no increase in the 514000000000 contemplated for military spending in the year be ginningJuly l to back up this countrys new stopRussia policy Barring a new emergency the air power filnds simply will be SM the amount Uiat would have been voted later Georgia Juvenile Home Director Is Dismissed of rnta Ga director of Georgias juvenile training in stitute was fired for carelessness Tuesday after authorities found he iad placed 2 Negro boys in sol ary confinement in unheated causing them to suffer froz May ay Wallace 80 died Monday night of bronchial pneumonia she she said T cannot course of talkinp o somebody whom 1 may say i new very well and trusted the developed Council Takes Cut McGreror UR McGregor just arent in step S Thcy voted coimcilmen jnously Monday to cut their pay for each meeting from 33 to Teh wall a measure of elcc uicity is named in honor of orMne invcnlor the steam state board of correction May the matituiion at Rome Ga and voted to compensate loss of Walter Lee Denson and John Thurmond both serving terms for They were put in solitary rnent when they were accused on one of the 9 nights in uary when they wcce tho unhealed   

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