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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1945, Mason City, Iowa a NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE THAT VOL LH Aaodated Pita OaUei Ptau run MAKES AU NORTH NEIGHBORS CHva Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THDBSDAY DECEMBER 13 1945 ThU Faper Cantlsti of Two Paper Cantlsti of Twa jjQ SEE SOME HOPE IN STRIKE AT GM UNION LEADERS EYE SENATORS TO DEFEAT BILL Suffer Major Setback as House Broadens AntiRacket Act Washington la tor took solace Thursday in past senate performance as it pon dered its first recent major set back in the house Failingto block a drive that won lopsided approval for a bill de signed to make unions liable to punishment for violations of the antiracketeering act labor supporters safil they were con fident the could win in the sen ate Their optimism was summed up by Rep Marcantonio Amn Lab NY who told reporters There isnt any question that we can stop it in the senate Marcantonio and others who fought the measure through Wednesdays house session pointed out that a similar bill passed by the house in the last congress died in senate committee The same thing will happen again the New Yorker added Direct outgrowth of a 1942 sup reme court decision setting aside the convicHpnpt a local New York teamsters union on charges of conspiracy to TiolaSsthe 1934 law the bill would bring union activities within the scope of that act If they constituted robbery or extortion j Conviction would fcepunishable by as much as 20 years imprison ment and a fine J It strikes from the 1934 law a can against its application to la bor organizations car lying outthe legitimate objec tives of unions and removes a section exempting wages paid by a bona fide employer fide of or cleared the docket of laborbills in a position to be acted on before the Christ mas recess unless unexpected de velopments jar loose from com mittees the presidents proposal for factfinding boards to handle major Jabor disputes Hearings on the factfinding measure were continued Thursday by the senate and house labor committees Secretary of labor Schwelienbach was slated to sup port it before the house group and AFL President William Green was booked in opposition by the senate committee There was slim chance though that the presidents request for ac tion before Christmas would be granted 36 of Dachau Prison Camp to Get Noose Dachau U S military court Thursday sentenced 36 of ficials and guards at the notorious Dachau concentration camp to death by hanging for the murder torture and starvation of thousands ijf the camps inmates defendant was sen terlceoVto life imprisonment and 3 others were sentenced to terms of 10 years each The 40 defendants were convict ed Wednesday by the military tri bunal Among those convicted were camp doctors and 3 prisoners had collaborated with the S S Witnesses at the trial said that 5000 Jews were killed at Dachau that inmates were brutally beaten that naked men were immersed in ice water for experiments and that some men were sent to the cre matory while still alive The camp was the most aolori ons and most feared of the con centration camps set up by the i nazis for political prisoners The life sentence went to Peter Betz a guard against whom there was little evidence of personal cruelty Tenyear terms were given Hugo Lausterer who was said by witnesses to have been kind to prisoners Albin Gretsch who was drafted into the S and f against whom no personal accusa tions of cruelty were made and i Johann Schoepp who was drafted I from the Romanian army by the S S and assigned to guard the Dachau tower Dr Klaus Karl Schilling 74 who killed many prisoners in ex periments through which he sought v4i a malaria vaccine and S S Officer Martin Weiss commandant of the camp were among the 36 sent Meed to die WORLDS BEST BUT T Loan Bonds Buy yours Bring the boys home Set Rites for Henry 87 of Charles City for and Daily day be here Hex of 12 Charles services Lyman H Henry 87 editor publisher of the Charles City y Press will be held Satur at 3 p m at the First Congre gational church the Rev Joseph Morgan officiating Burial will in Riverside cemetery Editor Henry died at his home re Wednesday at 6 p m fol lowing an illness of influenza sinceabout the middle of the week Survivingare 2 sons Stuart C nry and Harold S Henry both Charles City and 2 daughters Mrs Harold Henley of Minneapo lis and Mrs Alfred Burri of Santa Barbara Cat Mr Henry who was born March 1 1858 began his career as a ewspaper publisher in Coon Rapids in May 1883 when in company with his brother S D Henry he purchased the Enter prise at that place which was published under the firm name ot Henry Brothers In January 1885 he sold his in terest in the Enterprise to his brother and on Feb 1 1835 he purchased the Storm Lake Tri bune which he continued to publish until July189B when he disposedof theTribune and on Aug 15 1896 he purchased the Charles City Herald On Aug 1 1908he purchased the Daily Press and SemiWeekly Advocate and consolidated the Herald with the latter as the Ad voteiteHerald On Nov 11915 Mr Henry pur chased the subscription list and good iwill of the Evening Intelli eencer consolidatinc it with the Daily Press at the same time transferring the subscription list of the AdvocateHerald to the SemiWeekly Intelligencer resrult ing in giving Charles City bat one daily newspaper Mr Henry was born in Shelby county Jjid Marchjg 1858 He D andMary Cleaver Henry Mr Henrys father lived to be8914 years of age Mr Henry received a com monschool education in Indian apolis andat Abilene Kans his father having removed to the Sunflower state in 1868 where he saw much of the rough life of the west At an early age he became a printerand in after years en gaged in newspaper work which he has followed through life Mr Henry was married at Storm Lake April 18 1838 to Agnes Stuart McBeth a native of New who died a few years ago L H HENRY Byrnes Makes Stop at Paris Airport Paris Secretary of State Byrnes flying to the Moscow con ference of foreign ministers made a 2 hour stopover in Paris late Thursday while his plane re fueled U S Ambassador Jefferson Caf ferty talked with Byrnes at the field until the plane took off for Moscow THE WORLDS BEST BUT Victory Loan Bonds Buy yours this week Bring the boys home and fight inflation TRUMAN ENTRY MAY HURRY UP PEACE EFFORTS Union Officials Map Further Discussions After Ford Rejection By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The long and bitter wage dis 3Ute between the CIO united auto vorkers union and the automotive ndustrys big 3 continued 4GIs Boost Cheer Fund Toward Goal PEEVIOUSLV REPORTED B O Club Charles and Warren Frelund A Friend Doctor Friend Two Friends Chantanqoa Club Theta Phi CaM Grace Ennccif cal Church Geneseo Iloiueniakwx Club Larry Mary Loa and Gloria Lyle and Bussel Fanlkeu Roosevelt Elementary ParentEd ucation Gronp Mason City Typographical Union Xo 406 From 4 GIs looico from the Breeses oo Occident Club goy Business and Professional TFomens 2UO SOO 100 soo 1000 309 200 300 303 1000 ment Many later were removed to the hospital Not more than a dozen were in jured seriously hospital attend ants said The 11car Altonrailroad troop train was switching over from Baltimore Ohio to the Alton loop when the wreck occurred One car was overturned and four troop coaches and a sleeper de railed disrupting traffic at the busy intersection Eastbound trains were held up for five hours be fore the wreckage was cleared Passengers on the Pere Mar quette train headed for Grand Rapids Mich were shaken up but not hurt The troop train carrying 253 sailors and escorts had left the downtown depot on the B O tracks at p m and was mov 1000 100 Ctub In Memory of Henry THE DATS TOTAL 511183 TOTAL TO DATEJ6J4S9 AMOUNT YETNEEDED 587301 fc T was a gift of from 4 G ll Is other d e s i g that gave the Christmas Cheer Fund its tre mendous impe tus in the above listing and duced the amount yet needed to a considerably under this was added several generous organization gifts Its only in the field of individual giv ing that the cause lags Miss Doris Bruce and her asso ciates at the Social Welfare league are busy as beavers these days making sure that no needy homes are missed You can do YOUR part by speeding along your contribution to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa Against Chartering Washington B B operated under s other republi can senator George Wilson was not recorded as voting Thursday Investigate Train Accident 100 Navy Personnel Injured termne nearly oo naval mov ing slowly to facilitate serving in the dinner The Pere Marquette rain was able to slow down to ap proximately 15 miles an hour be fore the trains hit Justine Ebach engineer aboard the second train said he saw the tail end of the troop train feet in front of him as the last few cars were transferring to the Alton tracks Ebach said he had green lights all the way giving rise to the be lief that the switch might have been out of order Many or the sailors standing in the aisles to receive their chow tickets were hurled to the floor or against the windows by the im pact ot the crash STILL MISSING Mardella Shideler 16 Clear Lake high school senior seemed to have disappeared without trace Thursday as officers attempted Jo pick up a trail which ended at Algona Monday morning when she mailed a letter to her parents Mr and Mr Curtis Shideler She told them that she was seeking work there but investigation by police officials there revealed no trace of her She disappeared in the company of men early Sunday morn inr after finishing work at a Clear Lake cafe BRITAIN FRANCE TROOPS TO LEAVE Joint Withdrawal of Syria and Lebanon London Foreign Minister Ernest Bevins told commons Thursday that Britain and France have agreed to joint withdrawal of their troops from Syria and Lebanon Signed in Ixmdon Thursday the BritishFrench agreement pro vides for close alignment of policy in the near east with the object of settlingunrest marked 7 months ago by armed clashes in a Syrian demand for independence from France The2 governments said an official announcement have rec ognized that it was in their joint v interest to encourage within the Hickenlooper RIowa joined of international col the majority Wednesday to defeat Jfboration the economic ivell a proposal to allow England Rus bein2 and security of the peoples sia and other allies to charter middle east Bevm told the house of corn some 660 ships for peacetime use that they have operated under mons Britain and France lend lease Iowas other republi wele eWaUy desirous of assuring George Wilson was and Lebanon the full ex ercise of the independence pro claimed by France in1942 French and British military men DESTROY PLANES military men Japan 2 white weet at Beyrouth on Dec 21 ngine planes which carried an early date for the first measures of evacuationhe added Japanese surrender emissaries to Manila have been destroyed to gether with 1500 other aircraft headquarters of the 637th tank destroyer battalion reported home 4 K J 1 i I THE WORLDS BEST BUT Victory Loan Bonds Buy yours and fight inflation Find Jobless Number Less Than Figured Washington impact of peace on joblessness is 30 to 40 per centlighter than reconversion of ficials anticipated Fewer layoffs in Industry and an unexpectedly hieh and sus tainedrate ofbuying are among the factors that have prompted key federal economists to offer this improved employment out t By years end the fatal erf actual andpotential jobseekers will be Mills Quits Omaha OPA Di rector Loren N Mills announced Thursday he is resigning effec tive Jan 1 He said he plans io take a much needed rest before entering business at Patton Has Good Chance to Recover Heidelbere Germany IP commanding officer of the U S army hospital where Gen George S Patton Jr is under treatment for paralysis said Thursday night there was a good chance that the American commander might be on his feet again The fracture of the vertebra m Fattons neck was reduced he said but it is still impossible to determine how much damage was done to the spinal cord Doctors in attendance said the general had spent a good night nrtlltvv ggysssssffias a rlrBFITss1 said there was general confidence I 1 among the doctors that the injured I A commander ol the U S 15th army 5 I T 1 would pull through although it panyto Foment might take a few days a few weeks or several months Me said there was also always the possibility that Patton might never be able to walk again Col Glen Spurling chief at tendant surgeon announced at 6 p m that the generals condition was progressing A noon bulletin said there had been no marked change in the paralysis from which the general is suffering as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile acci dent near Mannheim last Sunday JAPWiTEF INMcVAYGASE Tells of Firing Torpedoes Into Ship Iko Hasht rrei less than had beenpredicted for thatdate when hostilities ceased By next March the jobless will numbernot more than 5000000 This may be the peak for 1D46 After having around thatmark until about June the total may be gin to decline as civilian manu facturing hits full stride But of ficials are wary of guessing be yond mid1946 The totals fall far short of Re conversion Director John W Sny ders estimate on Oct 1 that un employment would hit 8000000 by spring i However it is known that the forecasts are concurred in by ex perts in Snyders office in the bureau of census and some other agencies concerned with theem ployment problem The happier outlook may bring a different sort of problem Price Administrator Chester Bowles has indicated He said Monday that the continued high rate of employ ment was adding to inflationary pressure making it harder to end price controls Sends Dog Tags for Christmas Presents Tulsa Okla Finance Conynissioner JohnHall has his Christmas shopping problem thoroughly licked Nearly all his friends have dogs so he just sends them 1346 dog tags along with certificates that the tax has been paid WAY DOWN SOUTH on out the weather s tinei says Miss Aubrey Crutcher in an inappropriate costume as she molds snow man after a 3inch snow at Nashville Tenn Jt moto a Japanese submarinecom r told a navy court martial Thursday JiisshipCfired 3 tor pedoes Into a dark object which it sighted 290 miles from Palau on the night of July 2630 k His submarine had been trail ins its target for 21 minutes the witness related Hashimoto was admitted as a witness despite vigorous objection by defense counsel for Capt Charles B McVay 3rd being tried on charges of negligence and in efficiency in the loss of his heavy cruiser the Indianapolis that night enroute from Guam to Leyte The court admitted the Japa nese officer as a witness after rul ing it was proper to subject him to a double oath He was given both the standard oath prescribed by U S naval procedure as well as that used in Japanese court martial Capt McVays counsel fought Hashimotos appearance on the witness stand as a grotesque pro 2 Runaway Boys Are Returned From Ames Wayne Johnson 15 816 Van Buren S W and Clifford Davis 16 613 President S Vf were re turned here Thursday noon from Ames where they had been picked up by police after their disap pearance from home here They were picked up at the bus sta tion here by Sheriff Tim Phalen and held for the county proba tion and juvenile officer J D Barlow AIRPLANE COMPLAINT Los Angeles Dairyman Glenn O Lynchs complaint that noise from low flying planes a Lockheed air terminal had re duced the production of his herd won him a 55000 award from a jury in superior court Wednesday FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and colder Thursday night Lowest about 5 above Friday fair and somewhat colder Iowa Snow Thursday night and occasional flurries Friday con tinued cold snow accumulating to nearly 4 inches in east por tion by Thursday night night Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Union officials have expressed the belief a settlementwith either General Motors Ford Motor com pany or Chrysler corporation would set a pattern which would aid in solving disputes with the others Thursdays negotiations by the union were with General Motors Other union officials their de mand for a 30 per cent wage rate increase rejected by Ford Wed nesday mapped further plans for discussions at Fridays conference Thursdays umonGM session was to be confined largely to dis cussion of the companys charge of illegal picketing at some ot the more than YO strikebound plants where 213000 workers have been Idle since Nov 21 President Trumans appoint ment of a factfinding board in Ihe General M o t o r dispute brought a prompt pledge oC co operation from union leaders al though the union earlier had op posed government intervention in the strike Comment was with heldby General Motors The Ford company in rejecting the unions wage said thaton thebasisof ceilings and with no Increases in wages it would lose about 35 000000 next year As continuing labor disputes throughout the country kept idle some 400000 workers a nation wide strike vote was taken Thurs day among a unionestimated 200 000 CIO electrical workers They are employes of plants of General Electric General Motors and Westinghouse who are ballot ing to decide whether to go out on strike sometime after Jan 1in support of higher wages The Union United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers ot America the third largest CIO affiliate has asked a 52 a day wage hike ap proximately 30 per cent An of fer a 13 14 cents an hour pay boost from General Motors was rejected Thursdays ballot conducted by the national labor relations board was among employes in 75 indus trial centers in 16 states from Cal ifornia to Massachusetts The union said unionists included 100000 in General Electric plants 75000 in Westinghouse and 25000 in the electrical division of General Mo tors A work stoppage by 60 bus drivers and 15 mechanics em ployed by the Potomac Edison company disrupted transportation in Cumberland Md a city of 40 000 population An AFL union of ficial said company refusal to ar bitrate resulted in a breakdown of contract negotiations The AFI Amalgamated As sociation of Street Electric Rail way and Motor Coach Employes of America is seeking wages of an hour as against the current scale of 87 cents an hour 3 JAPANESE TO GET NOOSE RpnrYrt Manila OIR Three of seven T AXCpUi I japancse defendants charged with 2 American fliers and a Filipinos on Cebu island in March 1945 were convicted by a U S military commission Thursday and sentenced to death by hanging Three of the other defendants were convicted and sentenced to prison terms and the fourth was found innocent The death penalties were im posed on Lt Col Isamo Morimoto Capt Kesatrao Tsuruyama and Minnesota Light snow Thursday Sgt Takco Kawai nisrM snow flurries and colder Warrant Officer Seijiro Sakai was sentenced to life imprison ment at hard labor Ten year prison terms were given Ki for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 25 Minimum 15 At 8 a m Thursday 18 Precipitation 4 Snow 2 inches YEAR AGO Maximum 26 Minimum 15 Snow Trace kusaburo and Jlasahige Wada Sgt Isamo Mori was acquitted The sentences are subject to re view Dies of Burns Des Moines Eugene Templeton 2 year old son of Mr and Mrs Cady Templeton was burned to death Wednesday when fire apparently resulting from a stove explosion destroyed their 4room cottage ;