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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1946, Mason City, Iowa Associated Pro United RlS5 WUej NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDJTED FOR THE HOME fmiB A a u RIOTS FLARE AS INDIA MOSLEMS START STRIKES 80 Killed as Hindus and Moslems Fight Over Independence Calcutta Disorders at a Moslem Day of Action here re sylted in 80 deaths and 825 in jured Reuters reported Friday night after a check ol 4 leading Calcutta hospitals The riois de veloped between Moslems and Hindus when the Moslems began their demonstration protesting the British plan for Indian independ ence The Moslem league 2nd largest political party in India called for a nationwide strike for Friday to start its direct action program Shops and markets closed Some buses rnd cabs attempting to op erate were stopped by Moslem volunteers who squatted at street junctions halting traffic Police vans were not molested The casualties resulted from clashes in various parts of Cal cutta Of the injured 100 were taken to hospitals by noon Pe destrians were reported assaulted US Favors Russ Traffic in Dardanelles IVashinfTlon The United States reportedly is ready Friday special Russia through the Investigators Study Price Fixing Charge diselosed Friday that iLftudjn8 9mPlamts of price 0 ui pi and artificial shortages acquainted the study said hat SInce price controls on meat lapsed July l he department has meat An with OPA of var received numerous lous illegal trade tauucs many sections of the country Some of the complaintshave come from within the meat in toM a UN Accepts Moving Job at No Cost Now York ttfi Friday was moving day for the United Na tions Its 50000 pieces of furniture Wes and ether equipment will be transferred from Hunter college to the renovated Sperry Gyroscope 3t Lake L vnartit purportedly illicit operations Jhe departments investigation being made to determine wheth be In addition to reports of arti shortages and n8 agreements the offi UNs he next 5 years The heavyweigh 1 will 0Neill a MtisjUJrn er and his faith in the UN He said his moving concern the Lin Com Warphnnco r Lepurtea assaui and some stores were looted The Moslem league which claims to speak for Indias 90000 000 Moslems recently rejected the British independence plan after first indicating acceplance The Moslems have insisted on Pakis tan or partition of Indias pre dominately Moslem areas from the rest of the subcontinent Jawaharlal Nehru president of the predominately Hindu congress party largest in India met Thurs day night in Bombay with Ma homed AIL Jinnah president of the Moslem league but made no prog resstowardagreement r Nehru said would go ahead with formation of an interim Indian government with or without the Moslem league Commenting on the Mos lem leagues direct action plans Nehru said If either knocks the govern ment over or the government Knocks direct action over The casualties in Calcutta re sulted despite efforts of leaders of he congress party the Moslem eague and the communist party to maintain order Peace squads were dispatched by the parties Industrial and commercial ac Dardanelles But this country is said to op pose outright current soviet de mands for a hand in the military control of that strategic Diplomatic officials suggest that a possible step toward trying to work out he developing contro versy may be a Turkishcalled conference of the nations now nar to the illontreux treaty govern ing the straits At the state department officials reason to believe j creek near Lupus CorP th t orP only the token payment for a job whTch reqUir 10 10 moving vans purchases nn Some Sealers forced t have scale en survival of re UJJ Brawling Lak plant as its semiper inso IS m thls field fn an no longer controlled by price ceil ings price ceu He declined to name dustnes Although Friday day all MaUed Ot be stalled m the new home until next Thursday when most of the of fice space and conference rooms Weather Report FORECAST commercial ac tivities were paralyzed in Calcut Armed civilian police in steel he mets patrolled the streets The enhre police force was mobilized Hiot boards covered the win dows of most stores in the Euro pean section of Calcutta We Deliver Pittsburgh police insirip But ct J in btates policy as previous announced by Secretary of Stat ajrnes The principal point ol thi policy in relation to Russia is tha the straits should be open at al times to the transit of warships o clack sea powers tinder the Montreux convention Turkey has the right to close th Straits in dme of war or i danger The question of how far this government should go in baclcing Turkeys declared opposition to Russias demands is known to be a matter of considerable concern to top officials here Many are hopeful that the whole issue may be ironed out amicable in negotia tions among the powers But some express belief private ly that the Russians are dead set on obtaining military bases in the Dardanelles may be extreme compromise on New OPA Price Tag Boosts Appliances New Price Ceilings for Used Cars and Refrigerators Coming t mid Friday local thundershowers Iowa Partly cloudy Citizens Induce Case Company and Strikers to Renew Negotiations Racine Wis warm and in Sidney E Hagh SM IOWA 51DAY OUTLOOK Mean temperature from Satur day through Wednesday will aver er aubove normal cool er Sunday becoming warmer Tuesday Iowa state normal is 72 degrees Precipitation vvU aver pge onehalf to one inch let tered thundershowers Sunda and occurring again about Tueslay the long walkout at the ng wa companys plant here T La Pour chairman of the iSBSUft the S The committee arranged a meet ft was attended thc by Leon Iy reluctant to anything less There was diplomatic specula tion that the question of Ameri cas may have been the subject of an extraordinary white house conference late Thursday At the meeting with President Truman were Undersecretary of State Acheson Secretary of the Wavy Forrestal Secretary of War Patterson and leaders of American armed forces There was no official word from either the white house or state de partment as to the purpose of the conference However officials are known to have been increasingly concerned in recent days over the mounting tension in the near east involving both Turkey and Iran and the question of Russias ac tion toward both 2 St Louis Youths Drowned Rainfall 9 Inches in 15 Hours St Louis youths were reported drowned and hundreds of persons were driven from their homes by high water Friday Washington hung a icehike tag of well over S1SO 000000 a year on radios stoves washers and many another house ho d item Fndavand ground out still more bad news for consumers On fop of price boosts ranging from 3 to 12 per cent on 20 group or mainly home essential the agency announced rmmdiatc increase of 1 to 2 cents for anfl bottled beer hotels in resiaurans and 2 New price ceilings for used this year or in Gal Signs Self Loving Mother Tokyo The army newspa per Stars and Stripes printed a letter Thursday from a private who related what happened when a buddy was sentenced to 5 years at hard labor and wrote his gal about it Lets Do Delegate Asks Paris WTheRUSSian delega tion tossed thc makings of a new Sht between western and East ern powers into the peace confer ence Tuesday and the New Zea land delegate W J Jordan jn an outburst of temper denounced the Russians for this blasted old rot Lets do something Jordan shouted m exasperation at long speeches and delays after listen ine to an argument by Soviet del eate Andrei Vishinsky J INCLUDES JEWS IN SUGGESTION ON HOLY LAND U S Has Not Offered Any Plan for Handling of Palestine Problem Washington esid e n t iruman announced Friday he is considering asking congress for special legislation to permit entry of European refugees including Jews into the United States At house statement said that the United States government has not presented any plan of Its own for the solution of the prob lem of Palestine although the president has been exchanging views with Prime Minister AtUef of Britain on the question The statement said it was clear no settlement of the Palestine problem could be worked out that would be fully satisfactory to all parties concerned a sPiri1 The text of Mr Trumans state Although the president has He got this reply Dear Albert I could never wait 5 years for 3 3 White sidewall tire ceiling 125 per cent higher than maxi mum prices on other tires 4 Hfher Prices for stationery and hook paper In addition OPA officials said that ceiling increases for virtually all kinrtc building materials be announced soon as re quired by the new price control The increases which OPA said are required by he new price control law will go into effect as dealers receive shipments by manufacturers wffh he new prices The average retail increases on n EC Ol consumer goods are On radios and electric phono raphs 3 per cent electric stoves per cent gas stoves 5 per cent mall electrical appliances toast rs electric irons heaters shav 4 per cent bicycles 35 per v box springs 12 per centor dinary household chinaware 7 ner Ceni rlnpto r CIO TO REOPEN CHRYSLER WAGE Demands to Depend on Governments lited Automobile Workers el CvmtlV Friday it Oct Oct r anra Chrysler Corporation where insisted in an organ the al commission on Ro that only nations actually war with the former enemy states should vote in the commTs for fh rftmg commendations for the 5 peace treaties The vote and t and territo mania at would be commission on Ro the commission Finland Soviet delegate M V Novikov raised the same point n en would eliminate the votes France Mr Attlee on the subject this govern ment has not presented any plan of its own for the solution of the problem of Palestine isthe sincele hope of the BUH as a re suit of the proposed conversations and Arab represenia lPm ft of the prob can be found and immediate steps can be taken to a leviafe the situation of the dis placed Jews in Europe of can be satis rh ans Panned raise the same questions in the Despife Jordans hot rctorf Vish sk msky upon hfa lcft for future tr tract provisions permit y eon R Clausen company president and a bargammg committee headed by local presdent Harvey Kitzman fair night and Saturday fore noon Partly cloudy Saturday afternoon with thundershowers in trip cr4j ocrnr rold housekeeper is in iaii charged with murder with poison m the death of Mrs Minnie Me CoaaelJ 75 in whose Sdy aximum Minimum At 8 am Friday Precipitation VEAR AGO Maximum Minimum the IN MASON CITY veather statistics 80 70 22 59 STORK WINS RACE stork was when had increased to o sdahe to hospital attendants moppfng ordThS Say our rec thetWmSWerebor on 400 JULYHOME PERMITS iG S last i uj iigi waier Friday as this metropolitan area of a million and a half inhabitants experienced its 3rd consecutive day of rain and electrical storms of unprecedented intensity Rain totaling 898 inches fell in from 7 Pm Thursday untU 10 a m Friday smashing all records m the 109 year history of the local weather bureau and no immediate relief was promised u i coast guard assault boats and private small water craft were Pressed into service to remove scores of families marooned by the flasn floods which isolated several communities on the Illinois side 01 the Mississippi river DIES FOLLOHTOcTFALL A Fintcr died at hs home here Wednesday night He suffered a fall about 2 weeks ago and had been bedfast since HP hjs and and nonjewel watches 6 per cent coal oil and wood stoves 5 per cent dry bat teries 8 per cent Household aluminum cooking utensils 5 per cent metal bed springs 4 per cent metal cots and doubledeck beds 3 per cent metal equipment 4 Per cent out motors S per cent pholo e equipment such as cam writers 5 per cent vacuum clean ers7 per cent washing machines per lea window shades 10 OPA said higher prices for rc sSy0rS Wil1 be Thursdays increases anfon a news conference after the board be 60 days wiU oe used 0 evaluate govcrnmpnt b3ck and on the basis of that study the demants if Reuther explained this does not mean a wave of wage demands He expressed the hope that such a and SPT11 w111 ot be and that the government instead the situation He ion too the eclaration was noted in m S Said he ignore of the VJL me lemper aelegate from New Zea it insisted we shall nev t to angry words Foreign Minister V M u 1s clear that no we Palestine problem achieved which will 1 factory to all of the earned and that if this wilTbh in a which will bring peace and prosperity to Pdlestme it must be approached m a spirit of conciliation f fSavIso cviaent that the solu tion of the Palestine question nnr n iicAif r not in itself problem of solve the broader the hundreds of e nundreds of disPlaced Persons n Thc President has been Mh vhit depcnds granted price law n prce OPA Provisions which prohibit nfTh CUttmg profit margins of wholesa ers and retailers below ast had 31 Cr a grantedin crcases m manufacturers ceilings 6 ar jvurea oy Thurs hat time the price hike UL uit p granted to Thursdays increases represent bePen H decontrol board OPA o nt department do to control prices sad that 50 to 60 I minister v Molotoy answering James F M as as 5g U S peace called Thursday night for more harmony a the peace conference In a conciliatorjr reply to Byrnes I soviet tac t on t on soviet tac that precau takcn to avoid any neces Postponement of thc con to wite o we ino M e treaties a cjauso which March re j Bing Back on Air in October at Top Radio Pay pointed OIft that some other CIO unions such as the Packinghouse workers and rubber workers have taken steps toward vage negotiations Earlier Allan S Haywood CIO vice president old reporters aft er a meeting with Steelman We gave him a verv franlr Snfthat our unions to insist on new wage increases as soon as our contracts permit un less prices are placed under a much firmer control We told him we would have to seek redress if the go continues to let living cos We insisted on real pric equal tne economic oppor i aneniion J Hopes that arrangements can be entered into which will make it possible for various countries In cluding the United States to ad mit many of these persons as per manent residents The president on his part is contemplating seeking the an jroval of congress for special cgisiation authorizing the entrv nto the United States of a fixed number of these persons includ ng Jews Ordinarily a request for such legislation would be held oil un til after next Jan 20 when a new congress convenes There had been some speculation before the 79th congress adjourned that Mr Tru man might summon it back for a special session primarily on do mestic problems tries for 8 months treaties are signed the have now control people Ravmnrt erry and Raymond and Russell all of La Canada with an area of 3695 189 square miles is the third fhe Phere Western hcmis that the cost to States of crime amounts to Broadcasting r tnn a feek by about th one thing that sold Bing brother by hi Brothermanager Everett h he can make his program and of I to Have 5129 Living Units Iowa City University of Iowa will have 5129 livine unts available for students fof the record 194647 enrollment compared to 2214 a year ago and feeding facilities for 4389 persons compared to 2289 for 1945P S ThT comParsons were made Thursday by President Virgil M housing figures included S680 cot oC0t units were occupied in ex AntiRed Underground Revealed in SGermany as Magazine Appears Munich of an antiSoviet underground haf Gerany and Austria For the Liberty of the People me magazine says it is n s s or for the political program anri aan ca progr propagandistic infornfation the ant anti printed and and speaks of the Great National Debt Down to Sept I Treasury Says Washington treasury announced Friday it will lop another off the na tional debt on Sept 1 by retiring securities which become due on that date The new cut will bring the na tional debt down to about S2C5 500000000 Including the new re tirements the debt has been re duced 515485000000 since last March I Since March 1 the treasury has nnnnnn half the 531000 000000 of securities for new secur ities issued by the government Money to retire the securities comes from the treasurys cash balance which thus is being re duced from high wartime levels Up 4C01 401 Iowa firms increased 06 Per cent during July over the pre vious month the Iowa employment survey showed Friday The firms reported employment of 86 066 workers The total was per cent greater than that for July 1945 speas of the Great revolution of peoples suggests comosin composing a black book ofbl 5 Chargcs that Russian secret police he ne innnn P ing means means and s a cheer Sim to the western long live the K monthly A o rmbcrslFriciay Pr r CaCh carYVnr i aCtl special cars for diet members on all trainc conversion of one of Tokyos ous restaurants into a bUM wd offices at government expense ;