Hutchinson News Herald, October 8, 1945

Hutchinson News Herald

October 08, 1945

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Hutchinson News Herald (Newspaper) - October 8, 1945, Hutchinson, Kansas Tomorrow Weather Cold And Frosty THE HUTCHINSON NEWSHERALD Final CItjj Edition LXXIV 97 OCTOBER 1945 SINGLE 5c a dent was expected conferences Labor Chief Seeks Federal Wage Policy rt Washington Lewis was absent Monday when confer ences were resumed between bi tuminous coal operators and Unlt ed Mine Workers In a govern mentsponsored effort to end a Strike of soft coal An associate said Lewis had a prior engagement which kept him from attending the morning ses but the mineworkcrs prcsi to join th Midway In the morning session the producers asked fora privat huddle with Secretary of Labo who called th The reason for theii request was not At issue is recognition for Lew Iss foremens Lewis wants to talk with th operators about recognizing th But the operators say the wont talk until the strikers g back to Scnwellcnbnch called in bot Saturday for a fillin on th strike He called them back today hopeful he would be able to con vince them that coal productioi is so essential that both Lewi and the operators will have t give Lewis Wont Intervene The mine owners asked th union chief Saturday to halt th spreading work Bu Lewis saying the walk outs were begun locally by unit of his United Technica and Supervisory employes am the United Mine Worker union was not The UMW chief added that th coal strike did not involve wage ie a shorter work week the is sues in most other strikes harrass ing the government in the pas low He said the foremen want the operators to bargain with and struck when they After the Saturday meeting re cesscd Schwellenbach indicated t reporters he thought the wag strikes might be lessened by clearcut government pattern and set out to fix taints Test Case He said he would seek the aid of the War Labor whicl now is a part of his department in pushing through a test case in volvlng a demand for a 30 pe cent wage increase and an em ployers request for a higher price to offset such a It is estimated by most unions that the loss in take home pay with change a work week to a 40Hour week amounts to around 30 per The governments policy bdopted Immediately after Japan ese surrender permits wage in creases in any amount if they are not to be used as the basis foi liigh Approval of the OPA and Office of Economic Stabiliza tion is where any increase in price ceilings is Reconversion To Be Completed By End Of Thinks HTB Chief Thus Schwellenbach thinks a pattern might be set by putting a typical case through the WLB and t This might clear the air at col lective bargaining tables anc avert strikes if employers have some sign from the governmen1 that prices are to be allowed to give a little while wage rates are inched Schwellenbach made no predic tion that any price Increases would be allowed at this time ior did he say what type of case be might pick for the Normal Production In Aim Texas is the first consideration in the 21 olf refinery plants in the gulf coast Westphall district officer in charge of the refineries said Commander Westphall reached yesterday and is opening offices In the oftice of the inspec tor of naval With him is a staff of naval officers and en listed w A naval officer will be sta tioned at each of the Westphall and will be re sponsible to him for the operation of the I have talked with a number The Weather Kansas Generally fair this tonlfht aud cooler today and tonight low temperatures tonlfht upper extreme went to lower southeast heavy frost west llcht to heavy northeast warm er west and north central Tues day hlifa tempera lures M65 east frost warnlnf Issued north and west Just doesnt seem like fall with out Martin Lacey sitting on the fire escape of the Hutchinson State Hutehtnson Weather Report High Sunday low Monday at Year ago MondaysHigh low MmUciMl Alrtwl My tAA OwlllNMlMllVM SIMM Washington fac ing the toughest reconversion hur dles between now and will complete the transition from war to peace late in all goes Chairman Krug predicted this Monday at the 100th and final meeting of the War Production He said the decline In national Income and In production would be halted early next ffrug that his forecasts were based on the as sumption of an orderly reconver They would have to be modi he in the event of prolonged and widespread labor extensive hoarding of serious disruption of the price of other un foreseen At the same time the WPB chief reported that during the five years beginning In this country doubled its manufactur ing output to hull more than of munitions against the This was KrUg by superimposing war production on normal rather than substituting guns for Jn a report titled warfare achievements and the reconversion Krug told the board tha for the rest of this year govern ment expenditures Will shrinl faster than business and privat outlays can of officials of the Oil Worker International and have promised full cooperation t bring the refineries back into pro duction and to maintain produc Westphall The district which Westpha will supervise extends from th Mississippi river to the Mexican It Includes workers and embraces approximately one third the total membership of th international More workmen turned out fo the morning shift today and th staHs at each of the units wa close to it was reportei from the Maintenance men have been go ing over the units placing them ii readiness for the operators t start up refining All Hous ton refineries are expected to to back in full production by the en of the Plants seized in Houston includ the Texas com pany and Crown Central refiner and the Sinclair and Texa Pipeline Movie Striken And Policemen In Battle Hollywood ff At least 12 strikers and 2 policemen were in jured early Monday in brief bu wild fighting at the entrance t Warner Brothers Studio when of fleers charged a mass group o approximately 200 pickets to clea a passageway for studio workers Approximately 150 police and sheriffs deputies and the pickets fought for about 15 minutes as the using nightsticks but m tear cleared a way through the movie strikers and formed a double line through which the workers passed into the It was at the same entrance ates that fighting broke out last Friday and some 25 or more men Longfhoremen Fail To Return To Work New York thousands of longshoremen whose strike has tied up shipping in New York harbor for the past week failed to return to work as scheduled Mon day Eugene business man ager for local 791 of the AFL In ternational Longshoremens As which led the walkou of an estimated to men last said his local aas adopted a policy of no con no work and the govern ment can step in at any time it Local 791 previously had voted to return to work today pending negotiations with New York Shipping Association for a new contract to replace the one which expired Several other locals followed bin voted to stay Again Turn In Auto Industry Petroit Backtowork movements affecting more than workers got underway in the Ford and Hudson Motor com pany plants and the KelseyHayes Vheel company as temporary teace returned to the automotive ndustry The situation wai clouded somewhat by forthcoming strike votes affecting some em ployes of the industrys big thrje Chrysler and General dolors The vote will e taken in connection with de mands of the United Automobile Workers CIO for a 30 percent ndustry wide wage f jrohito Knew Of laas To Start War Tokyo Premier rJnce HigashiKunl said today Emperor Hirohlto knew In ad ance the general outline of the apaneso plan to strike Pearl but that he understood the United States would be duly notified prior to commencement f armed New Cabinet To Hear Of Jap Problems Tokyo dapper Pre mler Kujuro Shidehara completed his safe and sane government for a restless Japan to and planned the first meet ing of his 15man cabinet Imme even before reporting its roster to the unpre cedented Domei news agency said he would outline bluntly the head aches ahead for the new govern which most observers say cannot survive more than a few A brand new domestic trouble was added to Shideharas burdens More than Korean coal miners in the Yubar mine near have Domci news agency and the unrest seems to be spreading to an adjoining mine Cause of the strike was not an Another Chance Soon Acceptance by Soyemu Toyoda of the navy portfolio completed the new said Secretary Daisaburo likely to meet with General Mac Arthurs Tsugita also predicted that another new cab inet will be formed by political party men when a majority party comes out of the general elec tions next Baron Shidehara drew heavily upon un tried make up his new government Average age of the is roster including five holdbVers from the previous Premier career diplomat tackling his first big domestic Foreign Minister Shigeru Yo a holdover like had opposed Nippons militarist Home Minister Zenjiro Hori career government offl Finance Minister Keizo Shibu Commerce and Industry Mlnis er Sankuro par liamentarian and Agriculture and Forestry Min ister Kenzo par iamentarian who has been par Jamentary War Minister Sadashi Also a Navy Minister Soyemu 60yearold militarist who commanded the Yokosuka naval base where occupation orces made their first amphibi ous landings on Justice Minister Chuzo also a holdover from the previous Welfare Minister Hitoshi au hor and member of the house of Transportation Minister Taka parliamentarian and member of the house of Education Minister Tamon Ma another hold Ministers without portfolio Daisaburo parlia concurrently chief abinet Joji parliamen Tatsuo hold over president of the board of In Holding a cabinet post without Yamashitas Aides To Help With Defense Manila blatant L Tomoyukl who swaggered to victory for Japan in Malaya then hid in the hills when the Americans came back for the pleaded inno cent to war criminal charges and his trial was set for The paunchy Yama shita was the first of a long of Japanese warcriminal suspecl to be hauled into court for ar Clicking his spurred bootheel he responded a bris Not guilty to charges that h permitted brutal atrocities agaihs Americans and Filipinos while h commanded Japanese forces in the A United States military com mission of five generals heard hi immediately fixed the dat of the trial and directed that i be held in the warscarred forme residence of the Philippine hlgl Fellow Criminals As Counsel The 59yearold Tiger of Ma laya won one round and lost one at the start of his fight for life Softvoiced Chief Council Colone Harry Clarke of Pa obtained the appointment of Ya mashitaS former chief of Staf and deputy chief of Gen Muto and Utsonomiya to the defense council surprising move in view of th lean occupation to day that only bodies came out of the asylum which the prosecu tion has described as a murder Nurse Minna Zachow was the first witness to appear at the trial of seven charged before a military court with mur dering more ttian 400 Russian and Polish slave women and Dottier To TrUl Rome Anton Dostler goes on trial for his life in Romes palace of justice today accused of having ordered the execution of 15 American pris oners of Tigers And Cubs Tied After 8 Innings Of Play fact that both are being held in fewe Bilibid prison as war crim inal Clarke failed In a dramatl move to have the charges agains the droopyjowled general strick en altogether on the grounds they failed to state a single violation f the laws of war on the part of he He won a smal when the commissions presiding officer Reynolds of Dun ordered the prosecu to supply the defense with a Jill of particulars specifically mtlining the crimes of which Yamashita is Reynolds overrode the conten ion of the chief lobert Kerr of hat the proceedings were nothinj ike those of any ordinary court of law and that no detailed state nent of charges was Protests Appointment Kerr also protested bitterly the ippointmcnt of the two Japanese generals to Yamashitas defense but Reynolds allowed their appointment in the interest of a air Kerr heatedly pro tested the appearance such men before this commission as and argued that it might later have an effect on heir own Clarke had asked or their addition to the defense taff on the ground they were ac quainted with many facts con erning Yamashlta of which he knew The formal charge against famashita said only that the ac cused At Manila and other places in he while commander f the armed forces of Japan at war with the United States of America and its unlawfully disregarded and failed to dis harge his duty as commander to ontrol operations of members of ils permitting them to commit brutal atrocities and other ligh crimes against the people oi he United States and of its al ies and particu arly the and General Tomoyuki thereby violated the laws of Despite the general tone of the Kerr left no doubt but the prosecution was seeking he death and implied hat the requested bill of particu ars would supply more than nough Assistants to Prosecutor Kerr iclude Innocent Of Beast Of Behen Says Germany JP seph Kramer swore on the Bible today that he was innocent of war crimes and that atrocities commit ted at the Oswlecim and Belsen concentration camps he com manded were on orders from higher placed described as the Beast of leaped froom prisoners cage like a football he rank of minister Is Wataru Player from a bench and trotted parliamentarian to witness stand where he who is president of the board of testified in a high pitched nasal Deadlines Miut Be Met Although the new government robably will be allowed to get ts bearings in office before it is it by further Allied orders as weeping as General MacArthurs freedom directive which upset he former it already has Political must be re uiitiix4 vy I j Replying to a question that had deadlines to meet en pending since a press erence the outgoing remler said the emperor affixed is signature to an imperial re crlpt declaring war on the tailed States at Tokyo That was late afternoon of in Takes To Drive m ting on the floorboards to the Men brake W leased by 10 and reports on removal of police and repeal of libertyrestricting laws are due by when demobilization also Is to be Meanwhile there is the growing specter of famine and frank skepticism of the Demobilization of the last Jap anese remaining under arms in the homeland now is only a mat ter pi Allied headquarters jnjwunced noting that He said he was a loyal Nazi and a member of the SS and as such only carried out obediently the orders of the Hitler While the other 44 SS guards and camp attenoints jointly on trial with Kramer before a Brit ish military listened intent he told of a riot in a concen tration camp just a year and a day ago There was a Persons tried to escape and there was fir ing near crematoriums one Marines Back On Familiar China Ground By Spencer DsVls China Marines landed in force at three points on the shores of troubled North China yesterday to assist Generalissimo Chiang KaiShek regain control over the last major area still dominated by While a force of 200 7th fleet transports and warships stood off the Taku river veterans of the First Marine di accustomed to pay as you go jungle warfare from Guadal canal to took possession of Taku and nearby Tangky port facilities and moved progressive ly inland toward the famous treaty port and railroad hub of At the same a smaller landing team from the Sixth di vision swept ashore to the north east at an ail weath er port and outlet for the rich Kailan coal mines on the gulf of Third amphibious corps head commanded by Keller Washing made it plain that re urn of tho marines to China was or the purpose of maintaining law and order and not to partici pato in internal Wrigley Chicago rallied strongly in the eighth to tie the score In the sixth series game at 1 all The rally was climaxed by another home run smash by Hank Qreenbcrg with one man The game was a comedy of being played In what would be ideal football As the teams entered the ninth inning after more than two and onehalf hours of play the score was 7 to Official paid attendance was announced as Excellent tootball weaker served up for the sixth game in this ivycovered ball park today and as a result the customers werent in any hurry to turn Fighting back after the Cubs had clubbed Virgil Fire Trucks to the showers with a fourrun rally the fifth and picked up another tally In the the Tig ers pounded out three hits for a pair of runs in the top of the seventh with a barrage tha knocked Claude the Cub 2Year Men To Get Out Next March Washington nexi all army enlisted men with two years service will be eligible for the house military committee heard Mon By that Robert Berry enough high point men will have been released on discharges on length oi service General George Marshall told congress recently the twoyear discharge plan was contemplated but did not set a Between now and Berry critical point scores for dis charge will be reduced progres At present the figure is 70 In November it should drop to 60 Berry also told the committee that not many twoyear veter ans will be discharged soon under a recentlyannounced policy of releasing surplus i This new policy Is merely a safety valve escape mechanism to allow discharge of a few men sit ting around doing Berry It applies primarily to men at tached to operating posts in this Discharge of army doctors is being speeded Ray mond acting surgeon Tension has mounted In this j testified rea of North where the Bliss said 1400 Japanese have more than troops supported by puppet forces who have been under their do ninatlon since the Marco Polo ridge incident touched off tho SinoJapanese war eight years Chinese communist eighth route army while not in control of any major have more than troops camped n the country outside Peking and These elements have continued despite the cessation of hostilities The Marines were back in amiliar territory when they re urned to It was here hat they made their first ap pearance in China in 1900 and it vas here that Smedley Butler won us first It has been nearly four years since a detach ment ot approximately 200 Marines was captured at Tientsin n the opening moments of the Truman For MorfeTVAs Tiptonville Tru man arrived at Marsh Lodge on the edge of Reelfoot Lake here at today to spend two days resting and fishing before proceeding to to dedicate the Kentucky dam Flash Floods Claim Three persons were drowned and one is missing as the result of sudden floods which struck in the Teha hapi mountain area near here Saturday and The bodies of Sheriffs Deputy Howard and William Frank were found by earchers Thompsons Jesse James Is The Thompson en oute to had stopped it a service station at 35 miles east of when the tructure was swept away by an eightfoot wall of Their wives Knott was in an adjacent store which was partially swept Thelma of was drowned when the au omobile of her family was washed from a highway near Mo Her body was found ier Elmer and er and saved their two other uiet Sabbath At Home Dorothy acting chief clerk of the Reno county ration has decided that admin istration of the OPAs program may be tough but that it cant hold a candle to the perils of Over the the fol lowing things of interest hap pened at the Trotter 828 East Fourth About half the piaster on the ceiling of the house fell I was in the garden of my I and Trotter diseov home about four kilometers My driver came and asked if I knew crematorium three was in it was burned out All the prisoners who took part in the mutiny were shot when I got Eyes to the Kramer in sisted he did not know who or idered the prisoners mrly had aid down newspaper Yomlurl Hochl described the camp at wld that the new as a camp which I be installed tonight at the lmdid not wish to perial The paper Asahl launched the one CMM Qvt sharply pointed Germany ff A German nurse Ht the testifying Hadsmsr the ilrrt mm fttrocity trW in ttw ered that the roof had numer ous She cut both her hands while trying to wash assorted pots and More than IS in various stages of ei ther telephoned or came to see her about the possibilities of getting grade 1 She bad to remove the re maining plaster to that a work man could get to work on the ceiling early Monday She was unable to find anyone who could fix the roof rjght Bliss said doctors will be released by Instead oi as previously He estimated that by next July the number of army doctors will be reduced from at present to approximately utlaw Cullenblne taking Richard Trucks also dent Truman began drafting today speech championing multiple purpose development of water ways by regional authorities as he brought another Missouri visit to a His luggage was packed for a twoday sojourn in Tennessee where the Tennesse Valley Au the new deals vast pub lic power development celebrates the completion of its original ten dam chain The president plans to go to Wednesday for a speech at 11 Hutchmson time dedicating Kentucky the last of the major TVA flood controlnavigationpower dams harnessing the Tennessee Former President Roosevelt ad vocated seven other In tlie the president planned to spend much of his time today and tomorrow relaxing on historic Reel Root west Tennessees paradise for He brought his southeast Mis souri visit to a close yesterday afternoon at the Pemiscot county fair with a speech in which he asked the cooperation of all the American people in bringing crises on the home production front and in the field of foreign attains to a speedy To this he dedicated all the authority of his high Telling his Missouri home folk that these two top problems head the list of grave he said that in 30 years of public office he had not shirked a responsi and added I shall not shirk this Pleading for cooperation of the American as well as con he declared that the road to peace may prove more difficult than that to victory in At he that requires the cooperation of management and the every storekeeper and every man who has an interest in the govern ment of the United Wainn right To Visit Kansas City Kansas City Jona than Wolnwrigm is coming to As a gueit of the American Le the ot Bataw wnd Cor regidor will head a victory pa rade here S and will speak the following William chairman of the Legion central executive an out of the The most timely blows in the fifth inning spree were singles by Stan Hack and Phil each driving in two and each of which brought the crown of some chilled fans roaring to its Pint Innlni Webb bounced John son of Mayo tied out to Nich Cramer rolled Johnson to No no no none Johnson ork to Lowrey filed out to Cullen Csvaretta Webb to No no no none Second Inning filed out Cullenblne Rudy York doubled to right sending Cullenblnn to Outlaw Richards forcing In Cul Trucks popped Webb bounced o Hughe forcing Hlchartis Ona one no three singled through Ui Nicholson fouled Livingston forced Pafko at Mayo to but Webb made a wild throw past first and Livingston tore tor Richards re overed the ball and pegged to to itch for a double No one no none Third Itinlnt Johnson to Cramer popped Oreenberg Hughca to No no o none struck also whiffed Hack Johnson filed No ono no Fourth Innliw safe on Johnsons York popped Johnson threw Pafko took Webbs No no ne three Cavarretta slngl Pafko lined out to on popped to No one no one Inntal rolled Hack to Cavar Cramer filed Oreenberg tiled No no no none Hughes bunt d and was safe when York fell fielding the Pasaeau hit to and all ands were safe when Trucks throw to bird wsJ too Hack scoring Livingston and When Cramers hrowln went through Passeau ent to third and Hack to John on was thrown Lowrey scoring Passeau and anorge Caster relieved Trucks Cor Jie Pafko popped Nicholson Vwit tout onb wo SUtli Innlni beat out an Infield York struck Cullenblne stealing Paaseau knocked down Outlaws mash with his bare hand and threw him ut at The Jlck hurt Passeau nd the game waa held up while he went tbe dressing room for He nsUted on Bobby Maler bat ed for Richard and slammed one back at Pasaeau and beat U out for a hit when batt towuvcwi ot TrtVcfcetft McIIalo batted for Caster and No two no two Bridges went In to pitch or Detroit and Bob Swift to Liv ingston got a Hughes coring Hughes was caught off by A snap throw by Pai Ined Webb threw out One wo no nonrt venth Inntni balling for safe t error by Mayo grounded o He U tebe4uled to fly here from accoropan W will mer singled to left and trying o fell flat between third and home and was thrown Cramer took second on the Oreenberg drew Culhnblne scoring Cramer and ending Oreenberg to Passeau was aken out and replaced by Hank ork drove a single to left scoring Oreen and sending Cullenblno to utliw forced Two three ne two went to short for ohnson Lowrey beat an Infield Cuvarretta Pafko filed out to Nlchouion ngstqn also forcing Lowrey Bridges wan removed In favor of Al Hughes bounced a hit off Buttons eg scoring Wyst struck Two two no three Rehearing Is Denied AP Washington Supreme court refused today to grant a re hearing on its decision that the Associated Press must amend its ylaws affecting admission of The high tribunal In a 5 to 0 decision last June affirmed a ower court finding that the by aws restrain trade and thus vlo ate the Sherman antitrust t directed amendment of the by aws so as to prevent AP members rom considering competitive as tects ot an application or mem The in asking a contended among other things that to require opening of Its member ship was not an appropriate way to achieve objectives of the Sher man The Chicago Tribune and its Robert among the wVta AP ft the justice departments civil also asked a The court alto denied the Tribunes Under arrangements made for filing of the petitions for re the supreme courts date carrying out June decision Cub Big Stickers PHIL CAVARRETTA Pave Way For Appeal Topcka Kansas su preme by issuing a supple mental order opened the way for four of 18 outofstate nsurance companies protesting myment of thq states premium tax to carry their case to rfe supreme The order denied rehearings or the four companies on tho courts recent decision which ermed the state insurance tax law valid and set aside other similar attorney recently said the procedure would permit the four companies to carry the case to the nations high est court and eliminate testimony and other procedure involved in aking 16 All insurance companies companies have said hey will abide by the courts decision without further proceed Mitchell Tlie four companies denied re icaring today were Aetna Insur ance the Prudential nsurance Company of America the Pacific Mutual Life Insuranca company and the American In demnity Also the court denied a motion for a writ of mandamus iy the Northwestern Mutual Life nsurance which would e forced Charles state insurance to issue permits for the company to operate in Kansas without paying the two per cent Laval Stays in Dungeon Paris Laval was re torted by court attendants to be ocked in a dungeon beneath tha Calais de Justice today an the burth day of his treason trial started late without the swarthy defendant on The former premiers lawyers consulted judge Paul Mongibeaux and told him Laval refused to associate himself with a judi cial the former Vichy chief of government was maintiilning a decision he reached Saturday not to attend the trial or his Part of ttie hour and 33 minutes delay was caused by the absence of one of the resistance Jean He was replaced by one of the two remaining sub stitute Twelve of the urors are from the other 12 from the resistance movement which opposed Ger many and the Vichy government during tha The main witness of the was delayed in reacti ng Paris because his plane was This also contributed o the slow Intercepted Utter JUDGE GUY HELVEBINQ Pew Guy Will two federal state mean ail in ;