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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT Pm United Pres FuU Leased Wir MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS MASOX CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 13 194fi ANNOUNCEMENT Effective Mondoy April 15 1946 the price of The GlobeGazette to mail subicribers outside of Mason Cty and Clear Lake and within 100 miles of Mason City will be 58 per year six months three moptht one month 85e All expenses in connection with publishing a news paper hove been advanced substantially during the lost four war years Jon 1 1946 the price of newsprint was increased 56 a ton This was the fourth increase amounting to a total of 40 since 1941 Wages are also materially higher and all materials and services used in production of the newspaper have greatly increased The GlobeGazette will continue to publish a com plete newspaper with full reports from the Associated Press and the United Press and with Associated Press Wirephotoi as well as the many features to which our readers are accustomed Tills Paper Consists Two One Bowles Confident Shortage Low Cost Clothes to Ease Up Washington Director Chester Bowles expressed of i to the Stating that production of cloth and at Bowles added Ordinarily it takes about 14 weeks for as finished garments I am confident should be a better by the middle of July Bowles in a review of the cloth Ing problem said that to date tin record of getting low and mod eratelypriced garments on tb market Us no credit either to thi industry or the government Discussing the shirt shortage Bowies said a principal reason fo U is the absolutely staggering demand The government estl mates he reported lhat Ameri cans would snap up more than 320000000 shirts this year But in the last prewar year 1939 far less than half that man shirts were bought and sold Bowles said Just think what tht millions of returning G Is woult do to the kind of stocks you uset to find in your stores to a on the uptrend to show up APPROVE DRAFT HOLIDAY No 160 55 Spain Invites Investigation by U N With each man wanting maybe 3or4 or a half dozen the shir industry would be keptbusy for months just supplying veterans alone Bowles listed these basic rea sons for the shortage of inex pensive cotton clothing 1 A shortage of workers in the textile mills during the last 2 years 2 Failure of the government lo take more vigorous realistic ac tion in the early days of the Nothing scarcity Bowles reiteratec that clothing should have been ra tioned and that controls to curb shifts to highprice lines should have been instituted sooner than they were 3 Removal shortly after the war of controls which required mills to take essential fabrics needed for lowcost clothing These were restored a few days ago 4 Rising raw cotton prices Bowles said cotton prices are the highest in 22 years and times as high as they were in 1939 British War Bride Finds Hubby in Jail West Donald Howe a British war bride arrived ai Waucoma last weekend to join the husband she had married hi Eng land to find him lodged in the Fayette county jail awaiting pa role on a suspended sentence of bigamy Howe who pleaded guilty to the charge admitted marrying Kath reen Doerr Waucoma at Cale donia Minn Feb 26 Miss Doerr also pleaded guilty to the bigamy charge and was sentenced by Judge W H Antes West Union to 3 years in the womens refor matory at Rockwell City In suspending Howes sentence Judge Antes took into considera tion his war record which in cluded a year with combat troopi engineers corps His British bride who appeared as a character witness for Howe states she forgave him and would stand by him She is living with his parents at Waucoma awaiting ois release from the county jail after investigation of his case by the state board of parole Howe has a job on a farm near Waucoma waiting for him and will take his British bride there Woman Turns Down Color Mount Vernon m a new twist to the nylon hose sit uation A woman walked into a wom an s shop here and said she wanted to return a pair of nylons she had purchased a few days astonished clerk Not the right color she com plained Senators Balk Number of Ships in Test Washington Members of the senate naval affairs committee Saturday seemed agreed with President Truman that the Bikini island atom bomb tests must be held but balked on the number of ships involved Shortly after Mr Truman des cribed the tests as vital to this countrys future defense plans committee Chairman David I Walsh D Mass asked that action Be postponed on legislation author izing the use of warships as guinea pigs In the tests Walsh said he had been informed by Vice Adm W H P Blandy in charge of the tests that the navy may reduce its guinea pig fleet from 100 to V4 vessels The senate committee next week will review plans for the tests now scheduled to begin July 1 Blandy it was understood in formed Walsh that if 74 ships are used only one aircraft carrier and 5 submarines will be modern fight ing ships Of the total 34 ships would be anchored outside the es timated effective bomb range It was thought these would escape destruction and could be used to carry technical equipment for measuring the effect of the bomb blast Walsh emphasized that he does not oppose the tests But he pointed out that original plans called for possible destruction of 5448000000 worth of shipping Other members gave strong sup port for President Trumans posi tion that the tests must be held but several urged that no more ships than absolutely necessary be nsked Senators James W Huffman D Jmo and Scott Lucas D 111 have introduced a resolution urging that the tests be cancelled completely Huffman said Thursday at Colum bus Ohio that he would contin ue to push the resolution despite Mr Trumans attitude CABINET SAYS POLE CHARGES ARE NOT TRUE Poland Claims German Scientists Working on Atomic Bomb in Spain Madrid Franco cab inet describing the latest accu sations against Spain as part of a world communist campaign Sat urday invited the United Nations to send a commission to this country to prove the absolute falsity of charges that German scientists are working on the atomic bomb in Spain In a brief communique issued after its meeting the cabinet also termed false and absurd charges brought by Poland at the 1 United Nations security council meeting in New York that Spain was endangering world peace Poland also had asserted that I the Franco government was har boring German scientists and re ports from Paris said that a Ger man scientist was operating an atomic research laboratory near Toledo The invitation for a committee to tour Spain was limited to those nations represented in the United Nations with which Spain maintains friendly relations Members of the security council which do not maintain diploma tic relations with the Franco gov ernment are Poland Russia Mex ico France and China The government also declared oncemore that U opposzs with all firmness any kind of interfer ence offoreigners in the internal affairs of Spain which are pe culiar and proper to national sov ereignty An authoritative source mean while said that there were be lieved to be no prominent Ger man scientists in Spain although there were enough technicians to form a bothersome nucleus for research The technicians are working in plastics and communi cations equipment and with com panies manufacturing Dornier and Messerschmitt planes this source said Favor Parking Meters Des Moines majority of the city council is reported favor able to gwing parking meters a one year trial in Des Moines The next week may ask for from parking meter com Wai installation of to 1200 meters MARINE POINT SCORE IS GUT Washington head quarters has announced new point cuts for male personnel effective April 15 when discharge points for enlisted men will drop from 38 to 36 The 2point cut will make an Dutch Troops to Take Over In Indonesia London Hubertus J Van Mook acting governor gen eral of the Dutch East Indies said Saturday 325000 Japanese were still in Indonesia 290000 under allied control and the rest some where in the interior of Java Van Mook declined to predict when he withdrawal of British troops from Indonesia announced Friday night would be completed Dutch forces are to replace the British units in gradual transfers The announcement was made in British communique following a conference attended by the Brit ish and Dutch prime ministers and foreign secretaries Van Mook said negotiations be tween the Dutch and Indonesians on the islanders requests for in dependence probably would be re solved by an equal partnership and provisions for the Indonesians to decide later whether they wished to continue such a part nership Van Mook said the main need in Indonesia was not so much for food as for textiles Negotiations now are underway with the Unit ed States Britain and Australia for between and 5500000000 in foreign credits for reconstruction he said j Van Mook will return o ITol land Saturday to present the part See Delay in Paris Peace Conference Washington depart ment sources said Saturday there was no hope that the Paris peace conference could start May 1 as scheduled These sources said France hart decided not lo issue Invitations for the meeting but would wait for the Big 4 foreign ministers to set the date during heir nrecoufcr euce gettogether in Iaris starting April 25 The foreign ministers meeting was called at the invitation of the United States to permit represen tatives of this country Britain Russia and France to work out fi nal peace treaties with Italy Fin land Hungary Romania and Bul o his government ana then go back to Indonesia as soon as possible The British communique said Views were exchanged and agreement was reached as regards the measures still necessary to liquidate the war with Japan and the gradual withdrawal of British OUCH THAT HURTSJoSeph Dormante rubs a tender i pasi a dience after he was inoculated against measles at the Chil dren s Aid society New York City Friday AP Wie British intoIndo nesia by the allied high command to round up and disarm Japanese troops after the clashed repeatedly with Indone sian nationalist forces A British foreign office spokes man said British forces mostly Indian troops have been with drawn as rapidly as Dutch troops became available but he added this process has been slow Earlier a British spokesman said the British wished to with Wfnning Liberal Party Head in Japan Once Backed Hitler conservative party whose leader nntp i v i estimated 8800 for discharge mafmes eligible Other point cuts were May 1 33 points for men 8 for women June 1 28 points for men 4 for women July l 25 points for men zero for women After July 1 the marine corps said men with 30 months of service will be eligible for discharge From VJ day through April 5 the marine corps discharged 295 830 personnel Name Postmasters Washington IP Nominations torpostmasterships of Theodore H Seyb Donnellson Iowa and Morten E Petersen Turin Iowa have been sent to the senate by the president draw their troops as rapidly as possible but that the Dutch main tamed the problem was not one of garrisoning the islands but of completing the task of disarming the Japanese there The British contended in Feb ruary when the Soviet Ukraine complained before the United Na tions security council that British troops in Indonesia constituted a threat to international peace that the sole mission of the British forces there was to liquidate the war with Japan the same phrase used in Friday nights annmmce ment The Ukrainian complaint was shelved when only Russia and Poland voted to send an investi gating commission to the East In dies British denied at that time Ukrainian charges that troops were being used democrats ivliich lias both and left factions and the progres sives also rightist None won clear cut control The count with all but 5 oC 468 reals decided Liberals 122 social democrats 99 progressives 93 independenls 80 communists 4 minority parties 50 Hatoyama uho acknowledged he wrote the book but insisted he later vote in Sendai for various rea sons Assessing the results of the election in which women voted for the first time and chose at least 35 of their sex to the diet the influential newspaper Asahi said LInit uui insisted ne I r mauj VULKS were casi disavowed its statements influences such as the pro remember that old spheres of iu British to sup talk of a possible early cabinet resignation However Chief Cabinet Secre tary Wataru Marahashi said that Smdehara is determined to con tinue his administration to the close of the special diet session scheduled to open about May 10 He wants to complete drafting Ja pans new constitution The spe cial diet will consist of elected Wednesday Marahashi said the elections did not seek a vole of confidence from ilie people hut jverc held because a new election law had been en acted Therefore it is not ncccs sarv that government resign 11 bloc and it would not have been n fluence still continue to be strong and hat these feudalistic con servative spheres constitute the greatest impediment to freedom or progress in the democratic revo lution of Japan 5 Die in Fire London persons in eluding an 18monlhold and 2 other Saturday in an apartment house London children perished earlymorning fire The final date of the 2lnation peace conference apparently will depend on the progress of the for eign ministers meeting Although their deputies have been working on the treaty drafts in London several weeks they have dis agreed on several basic points If the foreign ministers foil to reach an agreement on these points it could mean that a peace conference may never be held along the lines laid down by the Moscow conference last December The alternative might be for the big powers to conclude separate peace treaties with the axis satel lites Although that would mean the end of the wartime big power cooperation they also might pass the issues on to the general con East Coast Sugar Strike Set to Go By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A strike was set for midnight Saturday by 8000 AFL and CIO employes in 7 cast coast sugar re fineries which process about of the nations cane sugar Last minute attempts were be C made by federal labor con ciliators to avert the walkout in Plants of 3 major sugar refiners m New York Philadelphia Bos ton and Baltimore Four CIO and 3 AFL locals arc involved in a wage dispute with the American National and Revere Refining companies In New York Federal Concilia tor Frank E Walsh said he planned to arrange a conference of union and company represen tatives before the strike deadline He met with union spokesmen Friday and said he would submit their latest demands to the re finers Federal conciliators also ar ranged a conference at Boston with the unions and officials of the American and Revere south panics and another was planned in Philadelphia s i Strikes At a Glancp wtit UUUIL used 10 sup v um it not nave been press an Indonesian independence cvcn ad one party cmergcil with i movement I an ovenvhelmiii miioritv li c By UNITED PRESS j reasoned h Strikes and shutdowns across the nation kept 1 i their jobs Saturday Meantime Kyodo news agency reported that the mayor of Sendai resigned and an election official at Phone Director Des Moines Edward G Carlson Creston was one of 3 new directors elected Friday by the Iowa Independent Telephone association at its 15th annual con a Yahata village was reported by police to have committed suicide to accept responsibility for alleged mass of voters were reported company Mpe Workers N t Negotiations between CIO Electrical SAY Af Xr WHERE DID YOU GET THAT HAT At fi n BAN INDUCTION OF TEENAGERS IN HOUSE BILL Both Ballots Subject to Formal Roll Call Holiday Is 5 Months te house sntatively voted a 5 months draft holiday Saturday after having foted earlier to ban the induction of teenagers Aeariiur final action on legisla 1011 extending draff Jaw 9 months beyond May 15 the house adopted the amendment to pro ubit any inductions between May lo and October 15 of this year by I standingvole of 149 to 127 Under terms of the amendment nductions could be resumed Jet 15 only by presidential de ree and a finding that voluntary inlistments were insufficient to ncet the manpower needs of the army and the navy The proposed ban on teenage inductions was approved also on teller vote of 105 to 96 which as subject to a roll call later had re age to thC minimum dralt The draft holiday proposed by Chairman Vinson D Ga of uie naral committee would give the president power fo order in ductions resumed after October u voluntary enlistments in the meantime failed to produce enough manpower to meet army and navy needs The teen age amendment was introduced by Chairman May D military committee who to d the house its wrong to put children in the army May said he also thought it would be a wise move to have a holiday on inductions An attempt to write service pay raises Jhto the draft extension legislation was blocked by a tech nicality An amendment proposed by Rep Harness RInd would have raised the pay of buck pri vates 50 per cent A lower scale down to 10 per cent for colonels was proposed for others Because it did not deal with the draft itself however it was ruled out of order In support of his contention that cnaffers arc not needed May said Gen Duishl D Eisenhower recently told the senate military committee that leenagc soldiers are not so suitable for military service Opposing Mays amendment Rep Walter G Andrews of New York top republican on the mili tary committee told the house there were not enough acceptable men in the pool over 19 to fur m mnpower needs of the etween now and To extend the draft law but to prohibit induction of teenagers Andrews claimed would be meaningless and would not fur nish sufficient men Another republican on the com mittee Rep Harness of Indiana asserted however that he peo P 1 want to taking 18 year old boys into the peacetime army Harness said he believed the jie and the navy could get all the men they need through enlist nents House loaders appeared ready to tg the craft holiday proposal but were set to fieht amendment to the last Claims Cockroach Saves His Life Tulsa Okla Ba shaw credits a cockroach with saving his life Just as he was clmb Bashaw ighted the insect near a gas out et and stepped over to destroy it There he discovered that the valve vas open and rapidly filling the room with gas U Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and mild Saturday night and Sun day with light showers Sunday Iowa Partly cloudy and mild Sat urday night and Sunday scat tered showers in north portion Sunday Minnesota Mostly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Scat tered showers Sunday and in extreme west portion late Sat urday night Cooler west and north portions Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 52 Minimum 40 At 8 a m Saturday 52 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 ;