Huron Daily Huronite And Plainsman, October 11, 1945

Huron Daily Huronite And Plainsman

October 11, 1945

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Daily Huronite and Plainsman, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1945, Huron, South Dakota PERMANENT THUMBNAIL EDITORIAL VETERANS: GO BACK TO SCHOOL HE AND PLAINSMAN Weather South Dakota: Fair through Fri- day. Little temperature change. Huron: Partly cloudy, slight tem- perature change. Above freezing tonight. VOLUME LX HURON. SOUTH DAKOTA; OCTOBER 11, 1945 SINGLE COPY 5c HOUSE SET TO OKAY TAX BILL Plenty Of Shotgun Shells For All But South Dakota Hunters; Hit COAL STRIKES SPREAD SIOUX FALLS, Oct. 11 W A sportsmen's group here organ- ised for pheasant conservation considered statewide organization today after hearing Director JE1- rnei- Peterson of the State Fish. Game and Parks Commission laud feel it? motives but add that von are unduly alarmed." C A. Hamilton. Sioux Falls, attorney who leads the hunting group, said a committee will con- tact other organizations interest- ed in a state wide meeting at some central point this fall to oopose "over-commercialization" of the state's hunting resources Commend Commission The group commended the state game and fish commission for work in protecting and propagat ing name fowl. I "We are in no position now to decide whether the season or bag] limit should be Peter- son said at last night's meeting. "It might be better for all con- cerned, of course, if we had a shorter season, smaller bag limit and maintained the sporting ele- ment in hunting." He estimated that the present n amber of pheasants in South Da- kota may be from five to 20 per cent in excess of the 1944 crop, despite the killing of approxi- pheasants last year as indicated by hunters' re- ports. "You must consider the capa- city of pheasants to he said. "There should be no worry about over-shooting this year. The pheasant is the only game bird that can be controled. Pheasants-lend themselves admir- ably to management. It is un- fair and misleading to assume 10 that pheasants necessarily disappear in the manner of cer- tain other game birds." Deplore Practice A declaration of principles au- thorized by Roy T. Willy, another Navy Says Shells To Be Released WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 those shotguns boys. The Navy is releasing 14.- of shotgun shells. Rep. Robertson.. (D- Va) was informed today. This with the the Army recently told Robertson were being released will be a real start toward a peacetime hunting season, the Virginian said. Navy said the ammunition was being declared surplus as a result of examination of stock levels on 12-gauge am- munition used for training purposes. There wasn't a single shotgun shell for sale in Huron ;oday. And the outlook for the remainder of the season definite- y is not bright, according to the majority of local dealers interviewed in a survey by the Daily Hu'ronite. One wholesaler, however, said he had been promised 'plenty of shells by late November or early December" pro- ovided strikes do not halt the flow of fabricating materials Meanwhile, out-of-state hunters were lugging in am munition by the case and re porting that dealers in their home: states even were dis playing shells on sales count ers. Black Markets Big city black markets wer< cited as one reason why some vis iting hunters come with enougl shells 'to fight a Mexican revolu tion. One -Chicagoan admittex this much to a local hardware man in saying that "as long as we sir willing to pay per case yoi probably -won't get many ou Shotgun ammunition i under OPA ceiling, and a goo brand of high base 12-gaugc shell is quoted at per case. One dealer said he had bee informed that approximately 19 000.000 rounds of army surplu shells will be available soon bu that certain interests who hav them for sale won't sell. imlesi they "are slipped a little extr under the table." Another re tailer said he had heard the sam report, but doubted its veracity. The most frequently heard ex- War Vet Admits Minnesota Theft Nimitz Visits Sew York in the hunting group 'the best interests of the attorney asserted sportsmen are jeopardized by the development within South Dakota of private game preserves, game lodges and shooting camps organ- ized for the benefit of a few in- dividuals, who acquire either by purchase, lease or otherwise, ex- clusive shooting rights and priv- ileges on large tracts of land." In introducing Director Peter- son. E. J. Kahler, chairman of the state commission, declared that outsiders must-be kept witK- in rules and regulations "but we must clean our own skirts first." ST. PAUL, Oct. 11 A war veteran was held in jail today and Police Chief "Charles Tierney said the suspect who claimed he is. a former member of Carlson's marine raiders had admitted hold- ing up a loan company at Fari-. bault, -Minn., and escaping in a hired airplane. identified the. suspect as Roscoe M. Stam, Jr., 21, of Faribault who was discharged from the marine carps a year ago. Stam was captured last night after Tierney said he had been traced to a St. Paul house. Tier- ney said the suspect" had hired a taxi cab to make the trip to'St. Paul from nearby White' Bear airport where the plane landed. Tierney said Stam admitted holding up the woman office manager of the Phoenix Loan Co., at Faribault, forcing her to turn over in cash to him after she had refused to make him a planation why non-resident hunt- ers seem to find it easier to buy ammunition, however, was that South Dakota was adversely af- fected by the War Production loan. To Speed Return Of Pacific GIs TOKYO, Oct. 11 GI's will be. returned to the United States from the Pacific at the rate of more than a month for the next six 'months, Allied headquarters announced today. By the end -of March a total of men will have been re- turned to the States, leaving ap- proximately men in the occupation forces and units, man- ning army installations in the Pa- cific theater. In Japan, four divisions (ap- proximately 60.000 men) .of com- bat troops, plus air service troops and special occupation units will remain. The Pacific forces will include 200.000 in Japan and Korea: seven thousand in the Philippines and in Okin- awa and the rest of the Ryukyus Islands. The rest of the 400.000 will be and -service forces in Hawaii, the Marianas and oth- er Pacific bases. General MacArthur estimated previously men woufc be needed for -the occupation o: Japan six months after surren der; today's announcement cuts that figure by the two divisions (approximately men which will be. deployed to Korea from the total of 200.000 for the dual Korea-Japan occupation area. 1 Before any divisions are sen 1 home the low point men wilt be screened out to remain with the [occupation forces replacing higl [point men from the units in the [field, general headquarters said As of January 1. the divisions tin the Pacific will be located follows: On Japan. 11 th tilth Airborne, First Cavalry. 77th 31st. 29th, 97th, 32nd. 41st. 24th, (98th and 33rd. Korea: 77th. 40th and 6th, Philippines: 06th, 88th. The which Will final ly remain as occupation troope tare the llth Airborne, 24th, land First Cavalry on Japan; tht and flth Division in Korea knd the 88th in the Philippines. Stam, Tierney said, then hired a cab to drive him to an airport at Kenyon, Minn., where he had paid for the. chartered plane to take him to White Bear, just outside St. Paul. Tierney said Stam still had of the money when he was arrest- ed without .-resistance after 12 police .officers had surrounded the house. Board's system-of alloeatine gun shells to states on a popula- tion basis.' "Shell quotas should have been based -on bird population, rather than on human a dealer said. "South Dakota, with more pheasants than any other state, therefore, receives fewer shells than Illinois with only a sprinkling of birds." "Dribble" Of Shells Most local retailers of shells re- ported they have received only "dribbles" of shotgun ammuni- tion this season. Their supplies were often gone within a hal: hour after, .unpacking. Only a few lucky ones, therefore, were able to buy at the rate pf one box apiece. Local hunters, chafing at wha they 'consider discrimination, are expressing their wrath in no un certain terms. Current for a few days was the rumor that the Huron Chambe of Commerce was. laying in big N. W. Security Bank Jps Surplus Account SIOUX FALLS, Oct. 11 ncrease in the surplus account of he Northwest Security National ank of Sioux Falls o was announcd .today y President Ralph M. Watson. Addition of'the to that ccount was approved by the xiard of directors. "The common stock remains at Watson said, "and un- ivided profits and reserves -are 433.000, making a total capital Admiral Chester W. Nimlts, whose warships smashed across the Pacific to ahorec of Japan, salutes marine ex lor guard at New York's La Quardia airport as ha steps .from transport to teeaiTa the city's riotous Declaim. Nlmitx's visit to New York precedes the Third Fleet's-arrival next week for the first Tisii of the navy since before the wax. (NBA Talephoto) Efforts To End Deadlock Fail; Operators Balk By The. Associated Press The nation's strike lines held at around the mark to- iay, only a small decrease in 24 hours, as fresh labor disputes al- most offset the return of workers to jobs in textile plants." As new shutdowns in the six- state soft: coal strike area forced additional thousands to the ranks of idle, bituminous operators and United Mine Workers Union rep- resentatives failed to agree on a compromise proposal' to end the 21-day expanding work stop- pages. Secretary of Labor. Schwellen- bach again summoned the con- ferees into session today to at- tempt to settle the dispute be- tween the operators and John L. Lewis' United Mine Workers. The he said, are not far. apart in their controversy ov- er recognition of the UMW. Fore- men's Union, and he expressed hope that "they should be able to agree." Report To Truman The secretary reported to Pres- ident Truman today on the dead- locked negotiations and said .the President sent a message to the conferees. Failure to reach a set- tlement would portend a further spread of stoppages in the coal pits, where some miners already have walked out from nearly half of the country's soft coal mines. Meanwhile, a sidelight to the A riYOflrlflf) coal strike came from Pittsburgh 111 where the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation, whose pro- Spending Spree Over Demands Made For Slash In Federal Spending Lonnle shown in detention homa in Dayton. Ohio, with dog he bought after tearing in Cincinnati. Ohio. Boy had in cash on him when found in the Dayton Union station. Peron Receives Popular Backing ommunists And Nationalists In Ghina Agree To Terms Of Peace duct ion has been cut 20 per cent the coal pickets were dispute, reported barring .pumpers CHUNGKING. Oct. 11 W Chinese nationalist and commu- nists negotiators for a unified China issued a communique to- day agreeing upon basic princi- ples of political peace in a na- tion split for, decades by bloody fighting for' government control. The coiranunique also set fourth -the negotiators' willing- ness to continue the talks which have been underway during .a five-weeks-old truce in the fight- ing, and to. submit complex mili- tary and political questions still unsettled to a military subcom- mittee and a broadly constituted political consultative council. The statement indicated the determination. of Nationalist tisheim Reelected To Head State F.U. supplies of shells for the exclu- Leader Chiang Kai-shek, to chieve "unity of, political au- writy" immediately. Mao Tze-Tung, leader .of the ommunist forces, said out ook is optimistic" as he boarded plane to return to sive use of non-resident hunters. President Carroll Fullerton squelched that one, however, by explaining that someone actually saw some cases being delivered to the chamber offices and jumped und account of This las been" done-to further strength- n the permanent capital struc- ure of the bank." .The institution's total assets, he reported, are now- in excess of to' the conclusion that they were being doled out to visiting sports- men. The .fact was, -Fullerton said, that the shells were shipped in -by a :group jf non-resident hunters, .in advance of their ar- rival, to be picked up later. Army Officer Dies On Hunting Trip SIOUX CITY, la., Oct. 11 Sioux City Army Air Base; offi- cials announced early today the death" of Capv. R. Bender, 37, San- ta Monica, Calif., a former .pro- vost marshal at the base, who died yesterday while on a hunt- ing trip with two other army of- ficers near Yankton, S.D. Base officers said that Coroner William Donohue of Yankton County Tiac attributed the captain's death to a heart attack. ers at, Yenan, Shensi -TPrbyince e conceded that some points re mairied to be settled, but he aid- this work could be 'done by he military committee and the olitical council. Mao was a guest last" night a Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek' Shantung home.They had a 10 minute chat juteraoon t Chih-Chung's res dence, where Mao 'had. been laying. Later, they attended, diplomatic, reception at .National overnment headquarters observ ing the.double tenth, China's big national holiday. Mackenzie's Column Uncle Sam Shows He Is Going To Give MacArthur His Full Backing By DEWTTT MACKENZIE AP Foreign AfMrs Analyst There are several'highly im- portant implications' in Stcrotary of State Byrnes' announcement that the United States has Called a meeting of the proposed Far Eastern advisory commission lor October 23 in Washington. Foremost among these Is the clear indication that Uncle Sain has Ins chin up (but not out) and is standing on his prerogatives in .the ot Japarfnaetonnation and rehabilitation, with this he is backmg lip Supreme Commander MaeArthur. Equally important is America's desire for advice from fyer. Allies., in; work ing out the Japanese problem And.last but not least, there are great potentialities in the pOssl bility that India, mar be to .join, the advisory commission. Mr. Byrnes, has liven MacAt thur a mighty fine vote of con fidence. MacArthur was assigns one of tile most delicate.and daz ftexous .of the postwar, tasks'. 1 anybody, could work faster thar he has In disarming close 1 Jap troops'with a hand ful of Yanks, and gaining con- trol of to mak tog the Mikado watt on Wm. hit UMHCKHZZK, Ailr Servicels Restored Here from, its mines. A company if the mine pumps remained unattended and the mines, were flooded they couldn't be operated for several months. 'Although 'Lewis said he would call off the strikes if the oper- ators would agree to negotiate on the recognition issue, the "op- erators rejected the proposal. They maintain that foremen and other supervisory employes are part of management. As the conferences continued, new pits closed, and the coal shortage nit harder at steel pro- duction. In Hollywood, some 400 Lock- heed aircraft workers joined ap- proximately 400 movie strikers at the Warner Brothers studio gates but there was no disorder. Do. Mot Interfere Armed sheriffs deputies and BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 11 Gen. Eduardo Avalos, command- er of the powerful Campp De Mayo Garrison, took over the today as officers stood across the street but made no move to break up the marchers although Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz had said the aircraft workers would be sub- ject to immediate arrest if they picketed the studio. Movie strike leaders called 000 AFL aircraft workers at Lockheed in the Warner picket lines. At the-same.time, mass picket- ing extended to Universal studios when 280 persons flanked the Argentine war the .power beldh" government, but there were indt cations that Col. Juan Person though divested of his cabine status, remained a strong factor in the confused political situation. Only' a few hours after the gov- ernment had accepted Peron's resignation as vice president war minister and minister of la bor and social welfare, he de livered a speech to -an enthusi astic crowd in which he pledged the remainder of his life "to thi cause of the working man." Cries of "our president" cami from the cheering throng which gathered outside the secrelaria of labor to hear the "iron man's speech, which was national! broadcast. (Peron's speech was interpret ed in some Latin-American quar tcrs as inaugurating his campaign for designation as president in the general elections which have been promised for April.) Avalos, lead-r of the actual fighting which put Peron on a WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 House Democrats and Republi- cans joined today in demanding a slashing in federal expenditures as the chamber began considera- tion of a tax re- duction bill. Chairman Doughton (D-NC) of the tax-framing ways and means committee, told his colleagues the budget must be balanced and pay- ments must be made on the huge national debt. "To make taxes bearable it is important that all non-essential federal spending be he declared. The House Republican leader, Martin of Massachusetts, "served notice" that his party will fight "with unflagging determination to reduce the costs of this govern- ment and, by so doing, eventually reduce the burden of taxes." The House took up the measure on a take it or leave basis as proposed by the ways and- means committee. The measure, which also must be approved by the Senate, would do this beginning January 1: 1. Guarantee every individual ncome taxpayer a reduction of at east 10 per cent Total cuts for ndividuals would amount to Reduce Tax Roll 2. Sweep low in- ome persons off income tax rolls Completely. When the war ended' here Were approximately 00 individual taxpayers. 3. Lower corporation tax bur- lens by trimming he effective rate of the war- mposed excess profits tax from B5.5 to 60 per cent; reducing the combined corporation normal and surtax from 40 per cent to 36: and epealing next July 1 the declared value capital stocks tax. The bill calls for repeal ot the excess pro- fits tax January 1, 1947. 4. Cut back next July 1 the wartime excise levies on high such things as liquor, fun, jew- elry. luggage- and cosmetics, at -a saving of to consum- ers in the last half of 1946. in taxes on Both airlines operating through Huron will return to normal schedules tomorrow. Airport Man- ager Kenneth Nevffle .'reported today, with the anticipated com- pletion of repair work and re- sealing oh. all run- ways. Daytime flights .were resumed Monday-by both--Western and Mid-Continent on uorthwest- and land- ing after a week's .cancel- lation ot all to run- way repair. Workmen for the JHtaly Con- struction Company ot'Sioux falls today were putting the nniihmi touches to repair flBjtne west half of the The orized by the T_ _ spring; was necwtatr because undue craeteig'and, breaking sutttag from Marco. YAIIKTON, Oct; 11 (if) Oscar Huron, was. reelected president of the South Dakota Farmers Union at the.annual con- vention which will, end today. Fosheim was named on the first ballot' over Roy S. Glover of Hecla. K, A. Beck, Bee Heights, was renamed vice, president and Ed Backlund, Mitchell, secretary. Principal .speaker at last night's session was James -G. Patton, na- tional 'president of the Fanners Union, .and M. W. Thatcher, St. Paul, general, manager of the Farmers Union Grain" Terminal Association. .The elections were ..not com- pleted Wednesday afternoon, and vere continued this .forenoon. John Sksge, of Toronto, and Ho- mer Ayres, of Zeona, were.elect- ed delegates to the vention and W. C. .Hermann, of hvricta lenaB, position of power in the 1943 rev olution, was designated as war minister last night. As the army spokesman in the government he now is the real power behind the military regime of President Edelmiro Farrell. The first acts of the govern- Some floor stocks under also would be refunded to business. 5. Repeal the automobile use tax; next July 1, relieving the burden on automobile owners fay The legislation also freezes the Social Security tax in 1946 at one per cent each on employes and employers. Without the freeze this tax would jump January 1 to 2.5 per cent. Mo Alterations The bill came to the House floor under a rule virtually barring any changes. At the request of the Ways and Means committee which wrote the measure the rules committee laid out proced- ure prohibiting amendments un- less approved by the Ways and Means group. As the House made ready to act, the bill came under vigorous attack from Ihe CIO and 14 other organizations including the Farm- main gate arid another 100 con- ment. under Avalos' domination gregated at other entrances'. [included the closing of a half- A spokesman for the aircraft [dozen newspapers, which appar- See STRIKES Two had too freely Rockham, and Sam UUrickscii, of byterian Church m charge. AH las StateCollege Dean Succumbs BROOKINGS, Oct. 11 ith, M. Piersoh, dean of the di- vision of home economics at South Dakota' State College since 1925, died of coronary thrombosis while addressing a meeting of the Soro- sis Club Wednesday night. The heart attack came without warn- ing. Memorial services will be con- ducted in the college auditorium at Friday afternoon, with Lyman. E. Jackson of e and the Bev. W: R. first Pres- when Peron stepped down, and naming to key government posts two men who .been friendly to Peron in the past There were rumors. that the state of siege which was reim- posed on the nation Sept. 26 fol- ors. Union. The IS organizations addressed letters to each House member de- claring the legislation would "grant huge to the most prosperous corporations" but per- mit "only meager relief to low and middle income groups" of hi. The letters urged outright re- peal of the three per cent normal tax on Individuals and increased exemptions to put much softer burdens on low and middle in- come, groups. lowing 'an abortive uprising confirmed. alternates. Election of. directors .was i-.i- ln activities at the. college _ progress 'late this forenoon, with wpprtrot resolutions, legislative and, other committees to -be en up.thtaafteraoon. cjoge notm pierson. respect to in Ulipopolis, ffl., in csnja to South Aakbta, at an y received her ment is. scheduled high-schoolreducatton atAb- erdeen. She obtained her .Master Prairie Fire Burns Grass Near Miller ROLLER, Oct. 11 A; pes University of Ml fire, started from a'spark txpctoFj' burned into. pasttm and hjUs the CafOpbell farm idiy afV to with- in. W rods