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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - April 9, 1946, Waterloo, Iowa IT DID N. surrogate's a second look at a will filed lor probate and then sent for was in Attorney Pearce R. Franklin came to the rescue with a translation of the FIRST WITH THE NEWS Cloudy with showers ESTABLISHED 1854 9, 1946 SIXTEEN PAGES FIVE CENTS REOPEN PEARL HARBOR PROBE Gromyko to End Council Boycott TO FIX RULES Iran Case Tangled in Con- of Ala to Go to New dor Andrei A. sian member of the United tions said Tuesday that he would attend the afternoon Russia thus ended the boycott which began March 27 when Gromyko walked out on the Iranian Asked by reporters whether he would attend Tuesday's I shall When asked if he planned to bring up the Iranian matter at Tuesday's he the president of the curity He knows what's on the Russia has filed with the cil a demand for complete dis- missal of the Iranian Fight Seems Barring one a stiff fight appears likely to result Secretary of State Byrnes in- that the United States is opposed to reopening the ian case until May 6, the line by which all Soviet troops are supposed to be out of Some officials said the British hold a similar The possibility was seen that Iran might agree with Russia's Such a development would mean that the two governments most concerned in the considered it a closed book as far as the council That might weaken any ment the United States could make for keeping it open for consideration May 6. Iranian Ambassador Hussein Ala has asked Premier Ahmed at Tehran for Conflicting News dispatches from Tehran presented apparently conflicting One unidentified cabinet ber said would agree to But Prince Ir- anian propaganda said it was a security cil At Ala's a spokesman said the entire Iranian delegation was packing to leave for ington some time He said Ala would not attend the afternoon meeting of the security The spokesman refused to dis- cuss the situation Polish Ambassador Oscar Lange informed Trygve United tions secretary that in the next few days he would ask that a due to international frictions resulting from the existence and activities of the Franco regime in be placed on the agenda of the security Wants Action on The United Nations press of- in announcing the Polish said the brief letter was received Monday night at Lie's The Polish note followed pre- vious advices from Poland that she would seek to have the ed Nations take action against the Spanish The council was scheduled to meet at 3 p. m. EST to pass upon a set of permanent rules by which it may govern its i proceedings in the The rules were drawn up by a committee of experts ing all 11 and are con- j by delegates to be non- Whether Gromyko would insist I upon bringing up the demand for dismissing the Iranian case or wait until Wednesday was The official UN English trans- lation of- Gromyko's demand was released Monday text having originally been broadcast Sunday by The letter said that Russia and Iran hid agreed on a means of their I 2, i Seats Empty at League Windup Meet Pres. Carl J. Hambro of speaks from rostrum as he convenes the opening session of the 21st and last assembly of league of Nations at Many of the seats of assembly chamber are speech included a eulogy of five Allied war Wirephoto via radio from League of Born Sugar World War Being Buried Due Saturday By JAMES D. league of 26 years old but sickly from is being buried at its World war I was the midwife and World war II was the under- Disowned early by one of its the United the league suffered and had been in a coma since 1939. The starting may last two The league members will need that long to express the appropriate Thus ends men's first real modern attempt to preserve world peace although had been dreaming of it from the time of the ancient Neither discouraged nor dismayed by but quite sure they have learned from the weaknesses of the men have tried They have brought forth now the United still an infant but showing signs of strength if properly The league started its active existence Jan. 19, 1920 26.years later to the Jan. 10, 1946. the UN went to this Within a few months of the Iran protested that Soviet troops were occupying Iranian Within a few months of the UN's Iran protested that Soviet troops were ing Iranian ts Search Returned Jap Diplomat Ship S. army officers Tuesday conducted a painstaking search of the Spanish ship Plus Ultra which carried a party of Japanese diplo- mats from Europe to The ship had departed on the last leg of its voyage to Tokyo but was suddenly recalled and a heavy military police guard thrown around it when it docked Tuesday The move was believed to be a part of the search for fortunes in American currency and jewelry which the Japanese brought from D. and AFL unions day called a strike effective at midnight Saturday at seven east coast refineries which process 70 per cent of the nation's cane The unions said In a statement they had reached an impasse in with refining They said the companies had i refused to accept as binding of a j panel appointed by Secretary of Labor The claiming more than workers at seven Atlantic coast plants would be involved in the said they were still willing to arbitrate their wage de- The unions timed their strike to start at p. CHINESE BOY FOOLED BY GENERAL'S WRITING San Cal. an Chinese youth asked General Joseph Stilwell for his his signature written in the kid walked away four-star and I can't even read his Two Vacancies on Plan Board Two vacancies remain to be tilled on the Waterloo planning board as a result of the tion of H. A. Boysen and the ruling by the city council that Fred Letsch was disqualified to serve because of his residence in Cedar Story on page 5. Other features Page It or Cedar Falls 7 City m Brief 7 Markets Northeast Iowa 8 i Radio Programs Sports 9 Theaters Uncle Winchell in New York Ill Woman's 7 j The Iranian case in 1920 was settled peacefully and in 1946, the Iranian case probably will be settled Because of more vital the interment of the league is ing comparatively little For generations before World war I men had talked of ing war and they talked more as the years rolled The world became and al trade brought nations closer made them rely on one another Shocked by the death and de- struction of World war the lied including President Woodrow decided to make the great President Wilson tried to sell the idea to He broke his health The senate broke his heart by saying We stayed That was an inauspicious be- ginning but the league rocked starting out with 42 bers and as many as 60. It acquired buildings worth 000.000, a helped subdue the opium traffic and White ery as they were practiced inter- But the growing ever more fumbled along on the big questions by let World war II The big powers of are pledged to supply armed forces when needed to stop Time will show whether they Truman Won't See Bomb i D. White House said Tuesday that President Truman is a visit to the Philippines July 4 for the independence celebration but that he will not view the atom bomb tests in Press Secy. Charles G. Ross told a news conference that Truman has considered the of viewing the Pacific Ross also asserted that there has been no further postponement of the Bikini lagoon now uled for about July 1. CONSENT DECREE ENDS WORLD MATCH CARTEL Gen. Tom Clark Tuesday announced a consent decree dissolving what he called a match It ends the government's anti- trust suit against leading match producers of the United Sweden and Great 4-OEFT Committee Hits at Spending Psychology Created During D. Demanding elimination o i what it called a en- trenched spending among federal the house appropriations committee Tuesday recommended deep slashes in commerce and justice department It sent to the house floor a to finance the three departments and the eral judiciary for the fiscal year next 1. The total represents a 13 per cent cut from budget estimates but a boost over current year By agencies the money was for com- for for and for the Cut Intelligence All but a small part of the in- crease went to commerce and whose work has been by war's J Those two took the major budget 18 per cent in the case of the state department and 17 per cent for The committee allowed no funds at all for the state ment's separate intelligence It chopped its estimate for ex- cultural relations activities almost in and sharply pared commerce department requests for the bureau and the civil aeronautics The committee approved a state department budget almost five times as large as the last budget after hearing Secretary of State James Byrnes behind closed Future Wars In Byrnes told the tee that in part of his testimony made are still con- cerned with the prevention of ture wars and with measures which will improve the social and eco- nomic well-being of the peoples of the world to the end that the conditions which lead to war will be Of federal spending the committee had this to seems to have oped during the war years what some have termed 'a spending and the committee is fearful that this spending psychology has become somewhat too deeply entrenched in the minds of the officials responsible for the operation of our federal must be In chopping from the state department's request for to expand its information and cultural program to include Europe as well as the western the committee said it was accord with the philosophy of the but not in full accord as to the approach that should be made to greater understanding between the peoples of the Books Not the committee said it is with the types of books proposed to be on page 2, column 2) Draft Law to Merge Armed Forces Under Civilian Head i D. legislation ing the present war and navy departments and establishing a single new of common was made public Tuesday by the senate military I The measure is intended to carry out President Truman's request for unification of the armed Drafted after months of the would raise the air forces to equal rank with the army and navy and place all three under a single new cabinet Gag Woman at Her Trial Mrs. Esperanza is gagged by male nurse William Green in Kings county court in New York City after she repeatedly ignored court's admonition to stop interrupting her trial for murder with her Mrs. sat through re- mainder of session wearing gag and strait jacket and with her feet Wirephoto direct to GIs to Watch Jap Election Tokyo of army by Gen. Douglas Arthur Tuesday prevent vote thefts and coercion in Wednesday's Japanese general The supreme commander's de- cision to send American military squads to the polling places was part of his policy to assure a and untrammeled of the Japanese people's will for the first time in many Orders to the instructed them to watch particularly for interference with campaign efforts of landlords and employers to exert economic er to influence efforts of political machines to bribe excessive campaign expenditures and dishonest tabulations of Plane With Bed China Chief Losf Chungking Communist headquarters reported Tuesday that IT. S. army Gen. Yeh commander of the Communist new Fourth and other party leaders to Yenan is The plane left Chungking day for Communist with 14 Search planes are seeking the which last was ed in the vicinity of Names of missing plane's crew were not Fruit Blossoms Hurt by Freeze tBy Che Associated Fruit trees already in blossom in some areas and early flowers were expected to suffer possibly severe damage in parts of Iowa as a result of Monday night's severe freeze and extensive Lowest temperature in the state was 20 degrees at while Pocahontas had 21 tic recorded 25 and Denison 26. Light frost was forecast for the extreme east Tuesday night with warmer weather in the rest of the Nylons Solve City's Housing Problem Grand N. D. This city solved its housing problem Tuesday with 515 pairs of nylon The Greater Grand Forks the Junior Chamber of Commerce and radio station KILO Monday night broadcast an offer of nylon hose to anyone who would rent a room or apartment to one of the city's 375 homeless By the end of the program the sponsors had given away one pair of hose to each of the 185 persons who offered single rooms and tvo pair each to the 165 landlords who had two and three-room Harbor Cal. Billy 6, who won two baby contests when he was 2, is dying of a brain his Mr. and Mrs. William disclosed to be known as the The legislation was drafted by Police Feed Woman on West N. Tuesday gave food and drink to a 32-year-old babe in the woods who spent four days and nights in the forest near here she a fortune teller told her that was the way to cure her The Newark woman said she had given the fortune a for the advice on the supposed cure of an the nature of which she wasn't Police are looking for the for- tune Admiral Halsey in Hospital With Cold Ad- miral William F. 65, was resting comfortably in Philadelphia naval hospital early Tuesday suffering from an respiratory the navy an- whose home is in and who had been suffering for several days symptoms of a common cold is very good Capt. ard H. commanding officer of the Ashes in Iron Pipes Turned Into fire destroyed C. T. Durbin's house he poked around the ruins and found two pieces of iron pipe which had j your in been part of his cash box It's embarrassing at One It Says Here By Bob Hope Shortages are causing many vets to remodel their GI's into It's very All you do is take off the brass have it cleaned and and wear a civilian suit over it and you look you get such a fect fit in the those GI outfits don't need much It's ly a perfect fit although it gets a little Bob Hope tiring to be walking along with which had contained in He took the pipes to a Decatur bank and some charred material in the pipes was sent to the al treasury with the proper claim of common Chairman Elbert Thomas Although a complete new plan j Senator Austin organization of the armed ranking Republican member of the I forces was actual date Senator Hill abolition of the present war j Democratic and land navy departments would of the war and navy de- j determined by the j Treasury experts identified the charred bills and have authorized the bank to credit to bin's King Dutch Red El Harvester fellow walked past a vegetable and the right sleeve auto- started peeling Those southern are still pretty The minute got around that uniforms were be- ing worn in different they all rushed down and had theirs dyed gray One lad converted his army met into a flower but it was a disappointment no matter what kind of seeds he beans kept coming Former Naval Chief Quizzed About Warning of Jap Surprise D. Adm. Harold R. former chief of naval said Tuesday that to the best of his knowledge he did not talk to the late President Roosevelt on the eve of the Harbor testifying before the Pearl Harbor committee in. a resumption of public hearings into the Dec. 7. 1941, naval said he be- he would remember it if such a conversation had taken Be was recalled to the witness stand for questioning about the events of the evening of Dec. 6, 1941, because of other testimony that Roosevelt tried to reach Stark that night by The committee also recalled Gen. George C. former army chief of to question him again about his activities and whereabouts the night before Pearl it made public cor- respondence and disclosing that nearly 10 months before the attack on the British asked this country in warning Japan that an attack on Singapore would mean from The documents sonal plea Minister Winston Churchill to the Jatc President Roosevelt to do thing he could to in pan anxiety as to a double with Britain and the United Stark was questioned about timony of Cmdr. Lester R. former White House naval Schultz testified two months ago that when Roosevelt read an in- Japanese message the night of Dec. 6, he exclaimed means and tried to contact Schultz said Stark was at- tending musical comedy in downtown theater and the ident decided to defer the ephone call rather than take a chance of creating alarm by calling the chief of naval op- at the Stark insisted that he never saw the intercepted Japanese message that he did he know of iti existence or the president's tion to it. Committee Counsel Seth W. Richardson asked him if he was positive that Roosevelt did not contact him by telephone that night after the Wouldn't Forget It. the best of my knowledge and belief the president did not call me that Stark Richardson asked if it was sible that Stark would forget a telephone conversation with president under such Stark said he did not believe he would forget such a conversation there was anything definite such as the president's feelings about the message and the nature of am sure I would not have rested until I had seen that Stark He testified that the first he heard of the Japanese message was upon arriving at his office the following morning just a few hours before Japanese planes attacked the fleet in Pearl A warning message in which he and Marshall collaborated reached Hawaii too late to alert its de- fenses against attack Hoped to Deter In addition to Stark and the committee called Rear J. R. former White House naval for the brief re- opening of public The documents released by the committee showed that the British hoped the prospect of having to fight both the United States and Great Britain would deter anese The British also suggested that the situation woald be if the American naval forces in the Far East either by reinforcements to Manila dispatching a U S. fleet ment Singapore this stage of events the most effective check upon further Japanese adventures would appear to be some definite move on part of the American
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