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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT VOL MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press IMU Leased Win iFtve Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 1946 TOT LOSES EYE FROM DOG BITEMarlis Evans 18 monthold daughter of Mr and Mrs Francis Evans farm ens living near Osage was recovering Wednesday in the Mercy hospital at Mason City after losing her left eye when attacked by the family cJog Monday The dogs teeth also gashed the top of the childs head The attending doctor said the right eye would be saved Lock photo Strikes At a Glance BV UNITED PKESS Raiwnv M the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks AFL Wednesday cancelled the hreatened strike of 65000 railway express workers in comriiance order that a factfinding board study toe Two railroad brotherhoods meet in Cleveland to board in Dif ctor EdSar L Warren asks President m Stef workers meet with management Mon 000 Lake Superior iron ore miners w3Te predicts that strike AFL Mine Workers against soft coal operators may run well into Mrs Worm Gets 45 Year Term After Guilty Plea in Murder Sent to Reformatory at Rockwell City for 2Y2 Year Old Skying Bedford if Mrs Dorothy Worm 41 Wednesday was under sentence of 45 years at hard labor in the womens reformatory at Rockwell City following her plea of guilty to 2nd degree murder in connection with the death of her husband in November 1943 District Jndse George A John ston imposed the sentence Tues day night after Mrs Worm fid getingnervously and earful with drew her pica of innocent of the slaying of her 42 year old farmer husband Tommy Worm Her son Carroll 24 and his wife were among the few courtroom spec tators Henry Schmitt 62 husky Len ox Iowa horse trader has begun a 99year sentence at hard labor in the Iowa State penitentiary at Ft Madison in connection with the same case Schmitt pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder on March 29 Mrs Worm ana Schmitt her admitted lover have told of an illicit love affair prior to slaying of Worm on his farm near Bed fora on Nov 4 1943 Schmitt said he buried the farmers body twice and finally placed it on a crudely fashioned raft and pushed it out on to the Mississippi river 200 miles away Worms body has not been recovered At the time of the slaying Mrs Worm had reported to officers that her husband had disap peared and she offered S200 for his return Sheriff J T Caskey Tuesday night quoted Mrs Worm as say ing I am pleading guilty to something I didnt do but neither the sheriff nor Mrs Worm ex plained the statement SUGARSHORTAGE WONT BE WORSE Washington UPJ The best news about the sugar situation is that it wont get any worse Americans received assurance Wednesday that the ration of 5 pounds every 4 months will be continued as the result of the latest sugar allocation of the com bined food board composed of representatives of the Unlfcd States Canada and Great Britain The board earmarked 5721000 short tons for American civilians and service men during nearly half of the total available world sugar supplies Great Brit ain gets 1825000 tons and Canada 465000 for civilians plus 294000 jointly for their armed forces Schenectady first city New Yorks Mohawk Valley received its charter in 1738 MRS WORJI MAN KILLS SELF IN POLICE FIGHT Des Moines being barricaded in his house for sev eral hours Daniel John son 31 Tuesday shot and killed himself as police attempted to his stronghold with tear gas The man apparently had stacked furniture against all the doors of his home and appeared at a window only once while De tective Frank FrcdrcgriU who had known Anderson for almost 20 years pleaded with him lo come out and give himself up The police found Anderson barricaded in the 5 room un painted house when they arrived Tuesday They had returned be cause they had not been able to locate Anderson Monday night Andersons brother William who said Daniel had threatened to kill his wife and 5 children had summoned police Monday Mrs Anderson took the chil dren to the home of her mother Anderson who had worked in termittently as a laborer since his medical discharge from the navy left several notes addressed to his children his wife and his mother Ann Sheridan Tosses Bonnet Into Politics Hollywood Sheridan tossed her a very at tractive bonnet it the political ring Wednesday The film star announced she would be a candidate for honorary mayor of nearby Encino Cal running against Tom Breneman Mickey Rooney Mischa Auer Jim Fibber McGee Jordan Phil Harris and Carmen Cavallaro L rapcr Lomists of Two One No 169 U S BACKS SPAIN PROBE mm mjmmmr fmmmf Order Crackdown onTGIs in Europe STETTINIUS IS McNARNEY REPORTED FOR ARMY Tires It IL H PROPOSAL OF DISCIPLINE Says Demobilization Has Weakened Ties of Pride in Units Frankfurt Germany tire cotd supplies Joseph T McNarney Wednesday ay e nusrys goa s 13000 ordered a disciplinary crackdown 000 tires more than the estimated on all American troops in Europe 53000000 passenger casings pro because discipline in certain local duced in the previous banner year ities and commands in this theater of 1941 has deteriorated to the point of erorae o e pon o espe e presen bright out discrediting the fine performance look however CPA officials cau bf our troops in general tioned motorists that retail deal In orders issued to unit com ers probably will continue to run manders the theater commander Ueclared all commanders and their er smme subordinates must now devote catching up with daytoday de themselves to the reestablishment of discipline This he said becomes their most important immediate func tion General McNameys written or der said tue to rapid demobilization and frequent changes of station of units and assignments of enlisted men and officers firm ties of unit pride have been weakened The traditional constant concern of officers lor the their men and consequent mutual loyal ties have been difficult to main tain during this transition period Teamwork often has been for gotten Consequently discipline in cer tain localities and commands in this theater has deteriorated to a point of discrediting the fine per formance of our troops in general Indications of this state can be drunkenness B A high absent without leave rate and an excessive incidence of other disciplinary infractions C High automobile accident rate D Excessive venereal rate E General lack of smartness in appearance and conscientious ob servance of military courtesy F Complaining attitude toward constituted military authority and those duties essential to maintain high standards of soldierly effi ciency The low state ot discipline within the command leads to a loss of respect for American au thority by the enemy people and tojjur reputation among Ien more impor Jf self respect to American con cerned Officer replacements and newly enlisted and newly inducted soldiers are being received in large alii tant is the loss the individual of fGiiuiiuciiiitr Of duty exist in any organization they will extend to new arrivals Find Suicide Note of King Carols Pilot Las Vegas Key scrib bled note convinced authorities Wednesday that Alex Papana 40 famous flyer and former personal pilot to King Carol Rumania killed himself because his wife planned divorce The body of Papana test pilot and former Romanian air force captain was found Tuesday in Give Eviction Right Chicago IP Certificates ion headquartered in Chicago last month the OPA reported Tues day The certificates pn region which includes Iowa Tires to Motorists Washington news for motorists The rubber industry bids fair to surpass its towering production goal of 66000000 new passenger tires this year Civilian production officials Wednesday saying the record out put drive is being helped by new cotton yarn controls protecting the The industrys goal is 13000 Despite the present bright out run a week or two behind on tire de liveries throughout the summer only in the final quarter of the year As advice to intending vaca tioners one CPA spokesman of fered Put yourself on a dealers list in plenty of time expect de livery in 10 days to 2 weeks have one of the old tires recapped for a spare The shortage of truck and bus tires already has eased off to such an extent that dealers in some sections are building up some in ventory supplies The same is true of tractor and other farmvehicle tires in certain areas he passenger tire field how ever the expected 25 per cent increase in demand during the summer probably will offset the aheadofschedule progress the tire companies CPA officials said Not until late in the year they predicted will dealers have in stock full supplies for motorists and not until then will it be pos RITES SET FOR TRACTOR VICTIM Farmer Has FaJls Under Vehicle Northwood Funeral services for Ole A Tonga 68 who died of injuries Tuesday when he fell from a tractor and was dragged about 300 feet by a plow will be held Friday at a m at the Klein funeral home at Northwood and at p m at the Bristol Lutheran church 10 miles west of Coroner B J Klei cuucs day that death was due to a heart attack and that he was probably dead when he fell from the trac had been farming with a brother Knudt Tonga for many years He never married Leo Thompson a neighbor dis covered Tonga lying in the field and reported the accident CANCER CURES G cer department a desert ravine 15 miles southwest Bffi both sure cures he said Such persons prey on the fear and despair of hundreds of can pi cer victims he said yet it is sad aaa ss ras 9vs swyws The river Swanee became musi tcvuiVUi illtlrtruplCCl them to evict tenants famous simply because it his work The gunman took Behn SforSTof kes wallet containing But a tuiuyusei1 riiyinr landlords of the phen Foster picked the from an Atlas t Rochester N BAYPresident Truman chats with Seaman 2nd Class fiobert on a visit made to the sick bay of the Carrier Franklin 8th fleet a Bauer Mystery Death Closed Case Unsolved STONE FUNERAL Clear Lakes mystery death remained more of a mystery than ever Wednesday Seemingly no one knows how or why Cecil C Bauer died Cerro Gordo county authorities said the case has been dropped and Mrs Bauer released A coroners jury returned a verdict late Tuesday afternoon of death frontcauses unknown iu connection wjfh the finding of her husband fatally injured on highway 107 near Clear Lake just before midnight Saturday The verdict tallowed on of medical experts to hazard even a guess as to the cause of the death Dr Harold W Morgan who performed an autopsy Sunday adding to the mystery by testify taen y the coront head of the cancer arieT Bauers rtpath ing that Bauer suffered a basal skull fracture but that it was his opinion it was received after death The scraping wound on the right side of Bauers face which County Attorney M L Mason at tempted to show was caused by sliding on the highway was in sufficient to have caused death Dr Morgan declared The skull fracture was not accompanied by any hemorrhage he added so must have happened after death There was a bruise on the left side of the skull in the area of the fracture he continued but it showed only on the inside of the skull and not on the scalp and could not have caused death Dr Morgan and Dr Ralph E Smiley the county coroner who examined Bauers body immedi ately after it had been brought to the Ward funeral home in Clear Lake both agreed that there was no evidence on the outside of a blow on the head which could have caused the skull fracture Dr Morgan also testified that Bauers blood contained 150 mil ligrams of alcohol per cubic centi meter evidence he said that Bauer was intoxicated at the time of his death The sample vas by the coroner immediately GETS DIVORCE IN QUAD CASE Pittsburgh William Thompson 27 year old beautyop erator won a swift divorce Wednesday from the former AAF sergeant who fathered quadruplets by an English ATS Judge Thomas M Marshall is sued the decree a short time after hearing Mrs Thompsons story at a brief hearing Thompson later told newsmen he hoped to bring the English girl Norah Carpenter and her 3 sur viving children to America as quickly as possible I hope to marry her in Pitts burgh but I am not sure where or when he said I already have a 4 room apartment promised me when I can get them here Remoie Jap Bankers Tokyo news agency reported Wednesday that the gov ernor and other high officials of the Bank of Japan had been re moved from office under the al lied headquarters purge directive The test did not show a large enough percentage of alcohol so Bauers death according to Dr I Weather Report FORECAST Jlason City Fair and mild Wed Ight and Man Holds Up Dentist in i Vhile rilling looth Milwaukee Wis Ufi Dr R A Behnke a dtntist was filling a tooth when a bandit carrying a 32 caliber revolver interrupted name he left the gold in my patients outh Behnke said Wednesday day night and id mild Thurs Minnesota Generally fair mild Wednesday night Thursday IN MASON CITY and and oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 72 Minimum 38 At 8 a m Wednesday 62 YEAR AGO Maximum 4g Minimum 33 Fear Fascists After Theft of Mussolinis Body TRUMAN GOES TO Interrupts Vacation on Presidential Yacht With President Truman In the Chesapeake Tru man will interrupt bis vacation Thursday long enough to attend funeral services in Washington for Chief Justice Harlan F Stone Mr Trumansaides said he will disembark from the presidential yacht Williamsburg shortly after 11 a m and drive to Washington with members of his personal staff After the funeral he will re turn to Quantico Va and board the yacht again for a cruise con tinuing through Sunday REVEAL WITNESS THREAT AT TRIAL Nuernberg Robert H Jackson told the war crimes court Wednesday that threats were made against a witness in the Nuernberg courthouse while he was waiting to testify against the nazi defendants The threatened witness was Hans Bernd Gisevlus former as sistant in the nazi ministry of in terior under Wilhelm Frick one of the defendants Gisevius said he overheard talk between Otto Stahmcr and Rudolf Dix lavyyers for Hermann Goering and Hjalmar Schacht re spectively in the counsel room early Wednesday morning lOWASCiOL PUPILS RETURN Marengo school stu dents here were back in school Wednesday as classes resumed after the Easter holiday The students had refused to at tend classes last Thursday in sup port of Mrs Kathcrine Love his leaders had declared last week the strike would continue until her contract was renewed Mrs Loves status remained un changed Wednesday She will be released at the end of the spring munisrn name Milan police blocked all roads into Milan Wed nesday to prevent a fascist march on the city inspired by the theft of Benito Mussolinis body and claims that a fight against corn has begun in il duces A ftery manifesto circulated by Ihe fascist democratic party proclaiming a fight against the red parasites regardless of the cost prompted police to take ex treme precautions against an out break of violence State police squads in jeeps blocked all roads and checked all vehiclesA circe licemen 30 yards in diameter was established around the empty grave The manifesto smacking of the blood and mysticism used by Mussolini in his heydey was cir culated among newspapers and reached police It was accom panied by a copy of the note found in a sealed envelope by the empty grave Duce we will fight in your name teaching onrselres the way the graveside note said The manifesto said the fascist democratic party was obliged to henchmen of red violence to compel the free expression of the popular majority Authors of the manifesto claimed that the grave robbers escaped with the complete body although reports circulated that a decom posed part one leg had been left in the grave A United Press correspondent who penetrated to the inner port of the police circle around the grave saw no remnant of the leg in the grave Pieces of clothing which had been tossed into the grave with the named dictator The manifesto was distributed on a letterhead marked PFD for the democratic fascist party and was signed by the Central Steering Committee The accompanying graveside note said Finally O duce you are with us You will always be for us that light which we will look to as the sun The sun has returned to shine on your forehead We will surround you with roses but the perfume of your virtures will be stronger than roses Duce we will fight in your name teaching our selves the way Roxas Takes Lead in Philippines Voting Manila W Manuel Roxas HI Cedar Rapids Plant held a lead of more than 50000 over Sergio Osmena for the pres of returns from 1704 precincts ou election gave May Ask Australian Delegate to Clarify Scope of Investigation New York R itetiinius Jr U S delegate to he United Nations security coun cil was reliably reported Wednes day to have indicated he would support the Australian proposal or a thorough investigation of rranco Spain Sources close to Slettinlus said le might ask Australian Delegate IV It Hodgson to clarify the scope of the inquiry but that he was prepared to go along with the jrowin list of delegates who have lined up behind the pro posal This word came as the council ook a oneday recess after Tues days stormy session in which Soviet Russia lost her battle to have the council drop the Iranian ase and announced she would Jovcott any further discussion of fie case Sir Alexander Cadogan British delegate also was reported to have received instructions to back the Australian proposal Mexico and Poland previously had indi cated they would support the Measure and it was believed Russia and France were ready to 7o along The other delegates while re iuctant to commit themselves in advance were expected to follow the lead of the big powers which tor once seemed to be in agree ment It thus appeared that the Span ish question was finally headed toward a harmonious solution when the council meets Thursday Some delegates predicted there might be a lengthy possibly delaying a vote for an other there was general agreement that approval ot the proposal was assured Such action would avert a showdown on Polands move for a worldwide diplomatic break with the Franco regime for at least 4 the time allotted for the inquiry by a 5man committee Russia France Poland and Mexico had advocated a diplomat ic break but they failed to win the necessary support and it was believed they would not press for an immediate vote Soviet delegate Andrei A Gro myko fought to the last to push through his resolution to strike the Iranian case from the councils agenda but in the end he recog nized his defeat by associating himself Tuesday with a milder resolution offered by French dele gate Henri Bonnet The French proposal provided that the case be dropped from the agenda but it had an additional provision that the secretarygen eral report to the general assembly on any new developments on the Iranian question Bonnets resolution however was defeated when it received only 3 of the councils 11 votes It was supported only by Russia and Poland All the other delegates during the debate had expressed a desire to keep the case on the agenda until May 6 the date on which Russia has promised to have all her troops out of Iran Chairman Hafez Afifi Pasha Egypt ruled that a vote on Gro mykos resolution was not neces sary in view ot the action on the French proposal It was then after the case was disposed of as far as the current proposals were concerned that the soviet delegate threatened to walk out on future Iran discussions Gromyko declared he believed the decision of the security coun cil to retain the Iranian case on its agenda is contrary to the charter of the United States and added The soviet delegation is there fore not able to participate in the discussion of the Iranian ques tion in the security council Delegates and the observers re membering his walkout last month watched him gather up his papers from the council table For a mo term the board says because ol mcnt it appeared he would leave lax classroom discipline but he remained silently in his seat during the final minutes ot the session Weekend Layoff Ends Cedar Rapids weekend uvci menct lur ine pres vcaar uapias weekend idency of the Philippines Wednes shutdown of the LaplantChoate day night on a tabulation of un Manufacturing company was end official returns from 170t pre ed late Tuesday when CIO em cmcts but Osmena was steadily ployes of the plant voted to re closing the gap as returns trickled turn to work in from central Luzon Some 750 CIO members left tho An associated Press tabulation plant Friday in protest to suspen 1 TIYt tL n of 2 weld plant workers Set s iitviiiww vuw aiuii ut plant workers aet the 14238 voting in Tuesdays tlement of the dispute came after election the management promised to re instate the 2 workers within this week ;