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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS KILL and United Full LeaM Wires Five Cents Copy PAINLESS BABY Zimmerman Pricks Beverly Smith le painless pin pritk rom complete indifference to pain Beverly is a normal bhe cries when hungry or angry for example daughter of Mr and Mrs VictorSmith treatment Aside active anemia Her 24yearold mother says they probably will take her home tomorrow Beverly was one year old Sunday Mrs Smith first noticed Bev erly was immune to pain when the child bumped her head on the floor at the age of 6 months and did not cry Laughs at Burn Then one day she laid her lit tle hand on a hot stove Mrs Smith added She didnt cry then either She just looked at me and laughed After Beverly cut her finger without blinking an eye Mrs Smith took her to a doctor then 4 doctors All were as bewildered as Mrs Smith They said it might be a habit or something Mrs Smith recall ed When Beverly developed anemia she was taken to the hos pital for a deep hypodermic in jection of liver No Yips This is usually a very painful process but Beverly never even yipped said the resident physi cian It was then the doctors decided her lack of feeling to pain was a state of indifference to injury of congential origin The doctors said they had heard of only 4 or 5 similar cases They said she should nuver feel any pain Beverlys 3yearcld sister Barbara is normal MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 27 1948 Union Is Guilty of Contempt Judge Issues Fines Against Decker Plant Strikers The United Packinghouse local 38 and 47 of its individual members were found guilty of contempt of court by Judge Tom Boynton Forest City in a decree filed Tuesday afternoon Judge Boynton fined the union as such Arthur Costello chair man of the strategy board and Charles Kranz acting president each The 2 men were given the alternative of serving 150 days m the county jail instead of pay ing the fine Isabel Gomez Juanita Bawa gon and Ocie Lysne were found guilty in connection with attack on April 13 on Adelaide Fletcher and Marion Wieland and This Paper Consistj of Two were GO days in fined each or jail VIcIsh Ramsey Freed Edward C Mclsh only union called as witness for the lefcnse was found not guilty Testimony showed that he arriv ed on the scene as trucks were caving after the blockade of the slant on April 14 The case against Clarence Ramsey cochairman of he strategy committee was dis nissed previously by the judge or lack of evidence and that isainst Russell Bull Des Moincs for US r Arabs Mass Armies fo Attack on Palestine Jews Butter Bloc Makes Move Against Oleo Washington Dairy state lawmakers drove hard Tuesday to require triangularshaped oleo packages so the product can be clearly distinguished from but They brought forth this propos al as they conceded that the house will vote Wednesday to repeal the 62year old federal taxes on oleo However they still hope the re pealer bill can be stopped in the senate Oleo Wins 1st Test The oeo forces won their first est against the butter bloc Mon day The house voted 235 to 121 hen to discharge its agriculture committee from further consider ation of various repealer bills and o put the issue squarely to the louse floor lor a showdown The igriculture committee had voted to 10 to shelve the bills Tempers flared during the open before jampacked Knudsen War Coordinator of U S Industrial Might Dies After Long Illness Corp at president of Motors whltehaired Danish immigrant was known by fellow in ists as the greatest production genius of modern times gave up the presidency of General Motors the countrys larg lllpfir nr A i J rearma by agreement with counsel Recommend Change in Social Security Jobless Groups Washington Shakeup the social security administratior and the U S employment servic was recommended Tuesday by th house appropriations committee Slashing off nex years funds for the federal secu ity agency the committee ap proved a money bil to finance operations starting Julj NonRed Provision The committee also added a pro vision barring use of the funds to government workers belonging to a union whose officers have no signed the noncommunist oath required by the TaftHartley law This is the first time the fund withholding weapon has been used to back up this section the la bor law In a previous effort to at tach an antiracial discrimination provision to a money bill the com mittee was overridden by the house The social security administra tion which came in for the major fund trimming is one of the agencies under the overall direc tion of the federal security agency The recommended by the committee also would provide for operations of such other units as the public health service and the food and drug administration The bill written by a subcom mittee headed by Rep Keefe R recommended a far reaching overhaul of the social security administration It pruned the administrative superstruc ture by 1 Denying 550836 asked for 11 jobs in the coordinating and pro cedure division 2 Cutting the request for the agencys publications and informa tion service from 5109997 to 000 In addition the committee or dered all regional social security offices shifted to the federal se curity agency Further the committee said the FSA should set up a bureau of em ployment security This would be outside the social security admin istration and combine the work of the uses and the present unem ployment compensation division For this new bureau the ccvn mittee recommended an appropria tion of The budget bureau had asked for the 2 job agencies separately Ban Womens Hats Grand Rapids Mich gates to the national convention of the League of Women voters here this week wont be permitted to wear hats to business sessions High and fancy hats prevent proper visibility for action on the floor explained President Anna Lord Strauss Clear Knutson of Reckless Driving A not guilty verdict was given by a jury of G which heard the reckless driving charge in justice court Tuesday against Lewis Knutson Joice a worker in the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant The case was presented be fore C R Servison justice of the peace The charge was filed by Herbert Kennison 211 Monroe S W a picket at the plant who said that Knutsons car struck him when he was walking on Ihe street in front of the plant Friday morning On the jury were M L Hau lieim F W Vorhies John Browe R Mellem Shad Morgan and Richard Tccple M L Mason was attorney for the defendant and James R Brown county attorney argued for the state A similar case against Ralph Simon 807 Harrison S W brought a not guilty verdict Mon day Armour and Company Members Named The other 42 members of the inion who were named individ tally in the citation were found uilty of contempt and each was ined or 30 days in jail They were Abe Mcechum Vcrda Smalld ndgc Merle Smalldridge Mcr vylc Arndt Ed A Newman Fran cis Cahalan John Gomez Gilbert T Christian Howard Crane Sr Henry Legler Sr Henry Legler Jr Louis Solum Lambert Menke John J Frank Ruth Schmidt Helen Holtzendorf O J Martin Lcola VonWnld Albert Finer George Maskarina Forrest Ab bott Lynn Holding George Ash lock Merle RogerK Marvin Mul ney Theresia Frank Tjiandaisfa shiem Esther Kennedy Maxine Carpenter Carl Ncssetl Bernard Schmidt Overtoil Burrell Vera Murray Jess Stickney Alex Ro mig George Romig Ruth Menke Howard May Jake AH and L C Palmer George D Dunn union attor ney said the verdict will be ap pealed f The citation for contempt was risked by Armour and company in connection with the stopping of livestock trucks April 14 when an attempt was nade to bring hogs into the Mason City plant for slaughter Since then a number ot trucks have brought hogs into the plant without interference Injunction Violation The contempt was based on vio lation of the temporary injunction issued by Judge William P Butler which specifically forbade any mass picketing or interference ng debate Chairman Kriutson RMinn of the ways and means committee shouted a direct threat at the south that limits on cotton imports will be lifted if the southerners contin ue their battle to remove the oleo with traffic in or out of the plant The injunction stated that pickel nig by more than 5persons at any 1 gate would constitute mass pick eting and also limited to 2 the number of pickets who ap roach anyone entering the I am chairman of the commit tee that can do it he said Cotton seed and peanut oil are used in making oleo At republicans supporting the oleo tax repealer Knutson stormed You poor saps I want to pay my compliments to the sap re publicans The new deal congress Change of Heart Washington 7P Rep Knut son who called some of his re publican colleagues saps Mon day Itad a change of heart Tues day Ila revised his words over night for the congressional rec ord You saps are now you poor misguided creature s Members of congress are al lowed to edit remarks made on the floor before they are pub lished in the official record had 1C years lo do something about this and it was too hot for them Now look at Before Mondays first ttst the 2 sides argued like this For The ax is discrim inatory favoring one wholesome food against another Us removal will help the housewife by reduc ing the cost of oleomargarine and endinjg the color stirring chore in her Kitchen est producer of automobiles in iMo tohead the mammoUi 1 mcnt program initiated by the late President Roosevelt Knudsen was commissioned a lieutenantgenera the onlv civilian ever to move directly to that high military office He irequent y ad mitted his embarrassment x marking Im not a military man n he said My business is to make things Ill 16 Months Although the wellknown auto mobile pioneer had been seriously ill for 16 months death did not seem imminent until shortly after midnight when he lost conscious ness wife Mrs Clara Elizabeth Knudsen and their 4 children were called to his bedside Doctors Charles E Lemmon and A C Ernstene were in attendance It was believed that an extended tour of the battlefronts during the closing months of hostilities was a serious drain on the energies of the industrialist Never Regained Vigor Close associates said he never fully regained the vigor of the early war years when he directed the rearmament program Arriving here from Copenhagen m 1899 the young son of a Danish customs inspector went to work in a shipyard and as a shophand on the Erie railroad He soon found his way into the new automotive industry By 1913 he had served as assistant manager of a Buffalo concern which later merged with the Ford Motor Co and then entered the Ford Detroit plant Becoming a citiren in 1914 he directed the Ford boatbuilding activities in the first World war Knudsen joined General Motors in 1922 Soon he was named vice president of the Chevrolet divi sion After the war he returned to General Motors briefly in an ad visory capacity Later he became chairman of the Hupp corporation a former automobile concern that converted to the production of automobile parts and equipment WILLIAM KNUDSEN Genius Dies Boynton s decree Hold Union Leader in Reuther Attack Detroit Tuesday ar a minor union official said by a tipster to have threatened once to fhoot Walter P Roulher The unnamed man was supposed o have remarked at the CIO United Auto Workers convention n Atlantic City last November hat Id like to take a shot at lim Two unnamed tipsters told po ice the man wore a pistol on his jelt at the time he purportedly made the remark It was at that convention that nuther gained complete control f the 1000000man UAWCIO n winning reelection as its presi ent WkiU SAME J 45 tan no traffic 24 Look issuo with the comctnion of the defense that local is unin corporated and therefore cannot be sued He declared that despite being unincorporated it is not above the law Costs of the case including the trial which continued for a num ber of days in district court were taxed against the defendants in the judges decree Neighbors Send Iowa Boy 7 to Hospital Sioux City UR A chartered Plane carried 7 year old Tommy Kelley to Boston Childrens hospi tal Tuesday for treatment oC leu kemia The boys parents Mr and Mrs Gone Kelley of Onawa Iowa ac companied him along with their family physician Dr Roy Brown The trip was financed by me Kclleys neighbors through a ben cfit ball gnme in which Tommys i father was a star player Against Repeal The economy of dairying has been built up lor years with the protection of the tax and repeal will play havoc with dairy farmers Moreover oleo manufacturers wilt get the benefit ot the tnx repeal not the housewife Oleo taxes hat the legislation wnuhl repeal are 10 cents a pound on Ihe colored product J cents a pound on the uncolored product SfiOO on manufacturers for wholesalers of colored oleo and for wholesalers ot uncolored oleo Various stale taxes and restrictions would not be af fected Pleads Innocent to Iowa City Shooting loui City crippled for mer steeplejack has pleaded inno cent to a charge of assault with intent to commit murder The man Oscar Anderson 58 is being held in connection with a restaurant shooting last Thurs day in which Clifford Kelly 45 suffered a bullet wound Police Judge Kmil G Trott continued the case until Friday afternoon and set bond at Kelly meanwhile remained in serious condition at University hospital Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and cool Tuesday night and Wednesday Possible locnl frost in lowlands Tuesday night Low Tuesday night near 38 High Wednesday iO to b5 Iowa Partly cloiKy Tuesday night and Wednesday Cooler Tuesday night Moderately cool Wednes day Low Tuesday night 3fi to 40 Ksi Wednesday near GO loua Urallier Outlook TempciatuiLS will average 3 to decrees above normal Normal highs 65 to i6 Normal lows 40 to 43 The 5day period will be Rin with cooler temperatures Wednesday Slow rising trend Thursday and Friday Turning cooler Saturday and Sunday Showers and thunderstorms are most likely to occur on Friday and Saturday and will leave an average of onehalf inch of rain Minnesota Clear to partly cloudy and cooler Tuesday night Wed nesday partly cloudy and cool IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 70 Minimum 44 A1 8 n m Tuesday So Precipitation 44 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum m Curb Pickets at Sioux City Resfraining Order Is Issued at Meat Plant Sioux City order re straining strikers from interfering with 3 types of workers at the Swift and Company packing plan here has been signed by Dislric Judge Ralph Pricharcl The order was signed Monday after pickets for the 2nd day pre vented office employes from re porting lor work at the struck plant The order restricted local 71 United Packinghouse Workers of America CIO and its officers from interfering with office main tenance and supervisory person nel leaving and entering the plant John Davidchik UPWA field representative said the union would abide by the order anc make no attempt Tuesday to intei fere with employes concerned He said however that union maintenance personnel including engineers temperature readers and refrigeration workers would not return to work Tuesday Warm Weather and Rains Aid Crops DCS Moinrs 7P Warmer weather and rains last week transformed the state and brought a spirit of optimism everywhere in Iowa the weekly weather and crop bulletin reported Tuesday The joint report of the state and federal departments of agriculture and the weather bureau said also last weeks weather conditions Sent the oats off to a flying start settled the loose dirt and put life into hitherto delayed pas tures Farm work which has been a little behind normal progress all spring is now up to date Ninety nine per cent of the oats have been seeded and spring plowing is 70 per cent done With ideal condi tions its rapid completion the report said adding Farmers report the soil is ir excellent condition and easy to work Berkeley Cal A 000 cyclotron which may be the ultimate tool for solving the mys teries of atomic energy will be built at the University of Cali fornia with government money It will be a racetrack shaped magnet 110 feet in diameter which will whip atomic bullets around its course until they reach speeds exceeding 60000 miles a minute These speeds will give thorn strik ing force ranging from 6 billion to 10 billion volts Bombard Atoms With these bullets scientists Bombard atoms to produce mpsons which are mighty little packets of Prove Ultimate Tool to Solve Atom Mysteries PllOrfv nnH mn T IT i energy and matter and which ap parently are the ke to the deep est secrets of nuclear energy The project was announced Monday night jointly by Dr Ern est O Lawrence cyclotron inven tor and David E Lilienthal chair man of the atomic energy commis sion The main part of the big ma bc a weighing 13000 tons 5 Year Construction Construction probably will re quire iibout r years The cyclo tron will remain the property of the government but the university will hnve the greatest possible de gree of autonomy in operating it Lilienthal said The AEC chairman added that the plans reflect the determination of theUnited States to remain preeminent in the development of atomic research as long as the prospects for international agree ment on atomic energy control remain poor He described the present prospects as remote The new research colossus will be about 20 times as powerful as the universitys 4900 ton cyclo tron Doctor Lawrence said Produce Weak Mesons The 4900 tonner at present the worlds largest already has pro duced very weak mesons the first be made by man Previously mesons were known only in cos mic ray activity But some of the natural mesons have energies of billions of volts as against only 4000000 for the first ones made in the cyclotron This means Doctor Lawrence said that much more potent me sons wilt have to be made in the laboratories before nuclear energy can bc clearly understood Mesons are supposed to have something to do with the great force which holds protons and neutrons together to form the nu clei of atoms However they ap pear only in certain types of high energy atomic disintegrations What they do in an intact nucleus nwhether they even exist as such in a nucleus is unknown Jews Demand Action by UN on Palestine Lake S u c c e s h e Jewish agency Tuesday demanded firm action by the United Nations to halt an invasion of Palestine by regular armies of TransJordan and other Arab countries The agency also warned the U N that the Jews of Palestine themselves were making every possible preparation to meet the next phase of the onslaught with our own forces Gives Jewish Position The Jewish position was set forth by Moshe Shertok head of the Jewish agencys political de partment He spoke before the 58nation political committee of the U N special Palestine as semblj The U N trusteeship council met simultaneously in an effort to work out emergency police ma chinery to guard the holy places of Jerusalem against destruction Russia ended her yearlong bov cott of the council to take in the discussions After Francis B Savre of the United States council president welcomed Soviet Delegate Sem yon K Tsarapkin to the table a man arose in the audience and demanded the floor Gets Bums Rush He was hustled out by 2 uni formed U N guards crying Shame shame In the political committee Shertok said If TransJordan brings war to Palestine the British government will be responsible a n d if the whole issue is not placed on the agenda of this committee and of the security council then it can not be said that the United Na tion is dealing with the realities of the Palestine crisis Hint No U S Troops An American official hinted Tuesday that the United Stales will not send troops to help policp Palestine unless all or most of the warfare in the Holy Land is halted The official a responsible mem ber of the American delegation to the United Nations refused to elaborate and official confirma tion his statement was lacking But if such became the announced policy of the United States it would have farreaching conse quences on the current UN debate over Palestine It probably would leave Arabs and Jews to fight to a finish their battle for Palestine unless their leaders agreed to o truce So far both sides have ignored a security council order to cease fire The UN official implied that the United States would help to po lice Palestine during a truce but not to enter organized combat against Arabs or Jews Railroad Unions Expected to Stop Wage Negotiations Chicago represen tatives resumed negotiations with lie nations railroads Tuesday with the threat of a nationwide strike in the balance J P Shields vice president of Ihe Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers said he did not believe negotiations would continue be yond Tuesday The 3 brotherhoods involved in the strike threat represent 150000 engineers firemen and switchmen who could halt almost all freight md passenger traflic if they struck Shields indicated however that be unions probably will not set i strike date immediatelv AP Wirrphet ARAB INVASION Boxes in map indicate number of troops available in Lebanon Syria TransJordan and Egypt for a reported invasion of Palestine Say Some Troops in Holy Land British Disclose TransJordan Force in Country BULLETIN Jerusalem competent Arab source said Tuesday troops of an Egyptian armored division crossed Palestines southern frontier at dawn but Egyptian government sources in Cairo de nied it Another report from a Jewish agency that TransJordans parliament has decided to send troops into Palestine immediately Jerusalem lorces ap peared to be converging Tuesday on Palestine for a showdown bat tle for the Holy Land Reports from capitals of sur rounding Arab states left no doubt that organized contrast to the Arab volunteers who have come into Palestine were on the move British Deny Move A British statement denied knowledge of reports that King Abdullah of TransJordan had be gun an invasion of the Holy Land but admitted the presence of TransJordan troops in the strife torn nation Beirut reported that authorita tive TransJordan sources there said Abdullah had begun his in vasion of Palestine but it could not be confirmed here that ad ditional Arab Legionnaires have crossed the border Cairo reported that 2 trainloads oC Egyptian infantry left for an destination but were Suspend Mail Washington postof fice department Tuesday sus pended all mail service to Pal estine It said the action taken at the request of Pales tinian authorities Before the order only air mail service was going to Palestine believed going to the border to prepare to take part in Palestine fighting Baghdad reported that 8000 Iraqi troops with left for TransJordan enroute to Pal estine fighting Arab Legion in Country Whether Abdullah formally had invaded the Holy Land after his demand Monday for Arab sover eignty over Palestine if was known that the bulk of his power ful Arab to 20000 wellaimed men who were re ported reinforced recently by 1SU British was in the country Arab legionnaires were in Jeri cho They were in AJanieincamp just outside Jerusalem which was turned over to them by the evacu ating British They were in other sections of the country The feeling in Jewish sources here was that the British would seek to control the TransJordan farces until May 15 when the mandate expires but the Arab legionnaires then obviously would revert to Abdullahs control and they would be in a position to strike British evacuation had cut forces in Palestine to such a low strength that Jews did not take seriously a London official an nouncement that the British would resist any invasion of Palestine by organized Arab forces before Mav 1x Bunk Robbed In Tel Aviv the allJewisH coastal city Jews of the Stem un derground group robbed Barclays bank of about in a raid during which they wore Haganah military police uniforms and the uiiiik announced it would not re open The Irgun Zvai Leumi attack orj the Arab city of Jaffs was contin uing but little progresswas being made The reports of 1he organized Arab forces gathering for the as sault on Palestine came after Ab dullah in a formal note to British High Commissioner Sir Alan Cun ningll2n rlemnnrjAH A rah sover eignty over the entire country Abdullah offered the Jews a na tional home in Palestine under Arab sovereignty Ha intimated would insist on full Arab contort over Jerusalem Bethlehem Because it wall in ty lions sell to quenUy for as little   

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