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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 21, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Full Leased MASONCITr IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21 Security Measures OK TRUMAN SAYS Increases to WAR SECRETS ARE PROTECTED Russia Admits Getting Secret Launch Attack on Spy Hunt Washington Tru man told his news conference Thursday that security measures in this country are adequate to protect secret military informa tion He added that these measures have been adequate in the past and he thinks they still are Secretary Of State Byrnes said on Tuesday that as far as he knew the United States still retained the exclusive knowhow regarding the manufacture of the atomic bomb although Britain and Can ada cooperated on the bomb project Replying to reporters questions about disclosures that certain secret information in Canada had leaked to Russian sources the president said Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King told him first about the investigation in that country This was before the No vember meeting in Washington on atomic energy between the presi dent MacKenzie King and Brit ish Prime Minister Clement Art lee Mr Truman said The president would not com ment on reports that justice de partment agents were investigat ing activities of foreign agents in Ease Clothing Shortage Washin The government is ready to restore some war Washington families To assure this country Meanwhile Russia frankly admitting that its representatives had in Canada maintained the infonna tion was insignificant and ac cused the Canadian government of fostering an anti soviet campaign The soviet military attache In Canada received from acquain tances among Canadian citizens certain information of a secret character which however did not present a special interest to soviet authorities ithe Russian govern ment said in a statement broad cast Wednesday night over the Moscow radio The statement indicated the in formation concerned radar and atomic energy At the same time the statement said Russia deemed it necessary to callattention to the campaign hostile to the soviet union which has started in the Canadian press and radio The position taken up by the Canadian government is directed toward the encourage ment of this campaign in the press and radio It is not compat ible with friendly relations be tween the two countries One must statement shortage of cotton clothing OPA and the civilian administration believe this dou blebarreled program eventually will boost by about 50 per cent the output of shirts shorts pajamas dresses work clothing and other scarce garments Officials of the 2 agencies told reporters late Wednesday that de spite price increases to be author ized the program will not cost the public more for clothing in gen eral They contended the plan will increase the supply of inexpensive garments and that in the long save money for many greater output of cheaper clothing the civilian pro auction administration plans soon to reinvoke a wartime regulation which required textile nulls to turn out certain types of cotton fabrics needed for essential garments This is the kind of measure Chester Bowles the new stabili zation administrator had in mind when he said a few days ago hat price Increases will he coupled with production controls to meet demand for scarce products The price increase for cotton fabrics will be in 2 parts 1 A general increase of about 3 cents a pound in recognition or higher parity prices for raw cotton and to offset recejit wage increases Mills which did not hike wages will get only about 1 cent of this 2 An additional incentive In ease of 5 per cent to apply on selected fabrics urgently needed for clothing and for certain In dustrial and agricultural pur poses While the agencies sponsoring the program were unable to esti mate the overall effect of these adjustments on retail prices they said present ceilings on shirts for example might be hiked about 5 or 6 cents They made the point however that where only a few shirts are available now at the goal of the new program is to provide a generous supply at about a nickel more It will fake some time though The agencies cautioned that ef fects of the program probably wont show in stores for about 3 months MKEAN HIGHWAY ACCIDENT VICTIM Lake Faimer Dies of Injuries in Crash Bruce McKean GO farmer re siding south of Clear Lake died of injuries Thursday received in a highway accident about 5 miles south the lake on Highway 107The accident occurred about a m McKean who was driving a tractor attempted to turn off on an angling road when he was struck by a Sondergard Produce truck of Thornton driven by Hans Jacobsen 27 Thornton The truck was loaded with cattle Jacobsen attempted to pass th tractor at the time McKean at tempted to turn off the road ac cording to officers who investi gated the accident The tractor was demolished and the truck turned over dumping the cattle Coroner R E Smiley was called to the scene at the accident and the sheriffs office investigated The body was taken to Wards fu neral home at Clear Lake Surviving are his son and 3 daughters and 1 brother recognize continued that the the above unbridled anti soviet campaign was part of the plan of the Canadian government and is aimed at inflicting political harm to the soviet union The statement later handed io the Canadian charge daffaires in Moscow asserted that the sov iet military attache in Ottawa was recalled as soon as the above mentioned activities of certain members of his staff became inoira to the Russian government because of the inadmlssibility of those activities The statement said the soviet ambassador and other members of the embassy in Canada had no connection whatsoever with the matter Dispatches from Ottawa said the Russian military attache Col Wicplai Zabotin left the dominion capital some time ago A Canadian government spokes man in Ottawa declared the Rus sians were making political cap ital of the affair Government circles in Canada acknowledged that the affair was fraught with serious diplomatic potentialities A brief formal re ply to the soviet accusation was expected soon The Russian statement ex pressed amazement that the Canadian government had pub lished its statement telling of the leakage of secret information without first asking an explana tion from the soviet government asis expected between countries maintaining normal relations Mnndt at Des Mofnes Des Moines Karl E Mundt RS Dak will discuss control of Water pollution Friday night in an address at the annual elk feed given by the Des Moines chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America Mundt is sponsoring a bill designed for the control of water pollution in the United States SEEKS MISSING FARM HAND CAR Sheriff Has Warrant for Laborers Arrest Charles CityB F Atherton Floyd county sheriff is seeking the whereabouts of Jack Miller who was last seen in Colwell Friday night Mrs Al Frank Floyd county farmerswent to Chicago for a weeks vacation leaving Mil ler hired man m charge Atherton says Miller formerly disaPPeared Friday with Franks automobile a 1936 nLsedan with 1cense number oiiiaoD The sheriff said a charge of auto theft had been filed against Mil Two From Mason City to Arrive in New York on Ship Due Friday Two Mason Cityans Charles T Thomas and Chandler A Lysne are scheduled to land in New York aboard the George Washington due to dock Thursday it was reported in an AP dispatch received here Bouncing Betty Back to Briskin Hollywood UR Bouncing Bet ty Button who left her bride groom Ted Briskin in a battle over her movie career went back to him Thursday on his promise to tnd to his business and let her tend to hers MissJIutton who started a flood of divorce rum ors when she appeared red eyed at her stu dio Wednesday and spent the day weeping in her dr essin g room said she walked out of their honey moon home aft er Briskin or dered her to give up her ca reer Ted has been after me to re tire and I want to keep on work ing After all I struggled a long time and went hungry to get where 1 am today she said Ted has promised to stop in on studio conferences and tryt ing to boss my career from the sidelines On that condition I am going back to him because we love each other dearly The actress and Brisfcin wealthy Chicago camera manufacturer were married in Chicago last Sept 2 after a whirlwind courtship SENATORSTK NEW OPA CHIEF T Iowa congressional of honor ner leaves McCloskey general hospital L former Jean MoVe of dale Ionrafter artificial legs to replace h s own ost m action at BirgeiGermany gAP IVirephoto ft and A engr BETTY Washington The senate senate Thursday by unanimous consent confirmed Paul A Porter the new chief of price controls Only a half dozen minutes of discussion was required for action Porter has been chairman of the federal communications commis sion Majority Leader Barkley D Ky said speed was necessary because Chester Bowles is leav ing OPA to become stabilization director Senator Wherry RNebr ex pressed hope that accent would be n the necessity of get ting production of goods which have been scarce Tension Rises Along Nile as Swarms of Egyptians Battle With British Army Troops Cairo of strators shouting down with England attacked the All Saints Anglican cathedral attempted to invade a British army barracks burned military stores and touchec off riot disorder and gunfire in Egypt Thursday Responding to a call of student and union leaders for 3 general oneday strike in Egypts principal cities as a demonstration of their determination to have British troops withdraw from all the Nile valley from 100000 to 150 000 persons roamed the streets and squares of Cairo The citys shops and factories were closed The crowd attacking the ca thedral in Cairo looted the bishops house and set fire to the cathe dml hall Another throng set fire to an downtown SAF storehouse and guards who opened fire wounded 3 A group of about 100 students and workers attacked the British Kasr El Nil barracks and were driven off by gunfire The attackcame after 2 trucks bearingBritish army markings had ploughed fhrongli acrowd of dem nstrators in a nearby street At least one Egyptian was killed and several were injured by the trucks The demonstrators were part of about 100000 to 150000 persons hronging the streets of Cairo dur ng widespread strikes demanding evacuation of British troops and unity in the Nile vallev A crowd of 70000 persons jam med Abdin Palace square Thurs day after widespread strikes closed Cairos shops and factories Under the watchful guard of 2 Red on Cardinals Vatican City Pius XII conferred the traditional red hat upon 28 new cardinals Thursday in a magnificent religious spec tacle witnessed by 20000 persons m the great nave of St Peters In a Ions majestic ceremony nch with color and the ancient tradition of the Roman Catholic church the pontiff bestowed upon the new princes of the church the flat broadbrimmed and tasseled symbols of their diirnity They will receive the final sym bol of their new rings a secret consistory Friday concluding weeklong ceremonies ma45i by the world broad cast Wednesday in which he called upon his church to become a mili tant leader in preparing a basis upon which society can rest se curely Four of the 32 new cardinals created by Pope Pius Monday were absent from Thursdays con sistory They were Jon Cardinal De Jong of The Netherlands and Jules Cardinal Saliege of France who were too ill to come to Rome Jose Cardinal Caro Rodriguez of Chile who became ill after reach ing Rome and Manuel Cardinal Arteaga Y Betancourt Archbishop of Havana who was stricken Wed nesday night with influenza Thousands of visiting church dignitaries and church faithful filed into the historic cathedral soon after dawn and by 8 a m the worlds largest church was crowded Fortunate ticket holders continued to move Into St Peters square from every side As soon as the pope seated him self all the old cardinals mounted to the throne in single file and kissed the Holy Fathers ring Not since 1517 when 31 card inals were created have so many new cardinals received the flat widerbrimmed red hat at one time In addition to the ceremony of placing the red hats upon the new cardinals the pontiff Thursday hears pleadings in four causes of saactification Egyptian army tanks 20 armored cars and C truckloads of soldiers stationed in the square as a pre cautionary measure the demon strators shouted evacuation of Britishtroops or bloodshed and down with England down with the conqueror A large number of police were scattered throughout the city and foreign establishments were heav ily guarded following a call for a general strike by student and la bor union leaders The strike call resulted in the shuttering of shops and factories and the halting of streetcar service t Lighted torches were thrown by the rioters into the Kasr El Nil barracks which ore the biggest in the city British troops replied vith machine guns There were no signs of the mob dispersing Top Atomic Bomb Secrets Washington is still secret about the atom bomb A survey shows that among the items still rated top secret these USEd for mass aied i of fhe bomb methods finally was c parts of the completed bomb including its ex trigger method by which chain reaction is ob Precise information on pressures radioactivity heat a iracteristicsof the explosion which in themselves mi es to the bombs construction J character clues and other ught give President Backs Pauley to Limit in Nomination Fight Washington Truman said Thursday he intended navKy tO to onflSol The president told his news conference he usuallr backed any asked wheth suggestion of Senior Stew art DTenn that Pauley should withdraw would change his atti A reporter repeating a question that has been asked of the presi at f llrpuimic vmwc flcM tude TEST FLIGHT ON AIR OVER KGLO program of the test flight of the MidContinent Airlines into Mason City Thurs day afternoon preparatory to reg ular operation here will be given over KGLO Thursday evening from to oclock It will include interviews with the flyers and businessmen NoSeptuplets Paris dVReporters many nationalities combed the left bank area of the Seine Wednesday night and came back to their of ices Thursday with the news in the There are no septuplets Rue Galande Not even twins They started the search on the basis of a report telephoned to a 3ntish news agency Wednesday y a tipster that a woman in the tiny street had given birth to 7 girls and 3 boys all living NO CONTEST Indianapolis army arts and crafts contest announcement received at Billings general hos ital here suggests army fore handedness It is advisable that all prize winners be announced the day before the contest starts the announcement said Truman intended to Pauleys nomination The presi dent gave a flat no Does that mean that Pauley will have your full support he insists on fighting it out a re porter pressed The president replied that when he gets behind a man he usually stays behind him Pauley meanwhile brushed aside demands that he ask Mr Truman to withdraw his nomi nation Pauley meanwhile brushed aside Thursday fresh demands that he ask President Truman to with draw his nomination to be under secretary of the navy With the senate naval commit tees investisation of his qualtfica tions in reces until next Tues day Pauley told a reporter he wants his name lo go to a senate vole because he Is confident he will be The president also has predicted the California oil manarid former treasurer of the democratic na tional committee will be approved but democratic leaders have yet to share this view They believe the issue at this stage is highly in doubt A 2nd legislator Thursday urged Pauley to withdraw Senator Morse R told reporters he had just returned from a speaking trip which took him through several states and that this Pauley case has the coun ry rocked He Pauley professes loyalty o the president Morse said If les really loyal he ought to with draw and save the president em barrassment Senator Stewart D Tenn in formal statement Wednesday demanded that Pauley withdraw out of common decency assert ng the democratic parly is seri ously split over the nomination Senator Bilbo D how ever sided with Pauley In an other statement he congratulated he president for standing pat on Pauley because I want an op portunity to vote for his confir mation since this is the best way hat I know of to show my utter ontempt for Harold Ickes The growth rate of potato seed ings has been increased 100 per ent by treatment with cthylene or propylene EDVVlN PAULEr Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and mild Thursday night and Fri day Lowest Thursday 28 Partly cloudy and much warmer Thursday Light snow extreme northeast portion early Thursday Partly cloudy and mild Thursday night and Fri day Minnesota Partly cloudy Thurs day night Warmer north por tion Partly Friday cloudy and mild IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Thursday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Thursday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 32 27 31 Trace 30 lOWflN KILLED IN SHOOTING Another Wounded in Card Game Quarrel Clinton man was dead Thursday and another seriously wounded as a result of ar shooting Chief of Police Ted Long said oc curred Wednesday night during a quarrel over a card game in a Clinton lunch room The dead man was Guy Morlcy Gallon 47 Jluscatinc Iowa In a Clinton hospital where physicians said he likely will die was George H 40 of Clin ton He was shot through the ab domen in the gun fight which Chief Long said took place in the Lincoln lunch operated by Geor Adams BLOODY FIGHTS BREAK OUT AS SAILORSMUTINY Indian Sailors Train Guns of Warcraft on Bombay Casualties High Bombay P British troops and striking seamen of the Royal Indian navy battled near the Bombay waterfront Thursday while warcrnft of the mutineers maneuvered in the harbor Bloody civilian riots broke out in the city Thursday night Striking Indian naval seamen trained the guns of a flotilla of warcraft on Bombay Thursday night after a day of fighting be tween troops and seamen ashore which one navy enlisted man said had cost the strikers 200 casual ties Naval enlisted men barricaded in castle barracks a naval estab lishment In the castle section In the heart of the downtown area were besieged by British Tommies and Indian troops The troops had orders to auell what the Indian navys flag officer called a state of open mutiny There were reports a truce ended the fight at Castle Barracks before p m 6 a m but gunfire still echoed through the city at 8 p m Nine warcraft held by the strik ers maneuvered into battle posi tion m the harbor as the troops and barricaded seamen exchanged rifle and machinegun fire The estimate of 200 seaman killed or wounded came froro anenlisted ratingwho said he had escaped from the barracks There was no official announcement of casualties The army Thursday night is sued a communique stating It is officially announced that strong and air re inforcements1 are on their way to tfombay Poona and Karachi Prime Minister Arllee toJd com mons in London hat royal navy ships were proceeding to Bombay He said he had made nrjrcnl in quiries to officials in India as to details of the conditions Vice Admiral Sir John Godfrey proclaimed the existence of a state of open mutiny He said government forces would be used to the utmost even if it means the destructionof the navy of which you have been so proud The Indian strikers have charged discrimination against the naval service includ pay al and BRIDES COMING ON QUEEN MARY Passenger List Shows 4 on Way to North Iowa New Queen Mary is sailing from England approxi mately Feb 24 and will arrive in New York approximately i ff wwiiiiaLci v March 2 with 2396 wives and children of American servicemen The advance passenger list as announced by the London area transportation office of the U S army includes the followinc North lowans Patricia Sullivan 18 of Lee London dependent of Pvt Daniel RSullivan XJelwein Doris J Stacy 22 of Cam bridge dependent of Cpl Robert Stacy Hampton Edith Brandau 20 of Sheerness and Bernard Brandau 14 months dependents of Cpl Envin Bran dau Rudd Dorothy C Steven 19 Totten ham dependent of Sgt Elmer L 22 1 Steven Emmetsburg Strikes At a Glance By UNITED PRESS away United Auto Work toward settling by Resident Truman 60 ng demobilization The New Delhi radio said God frey had promised to investigate fully all complaints and that de mobilization would proceed quick ly and according o age and serv ice groups New Delhi authorities announced a clash between troops and strik ing seaman of his majestys sloop Hindustan at Karachi They charged the seamen opened in discriminate fire with all weap ons Tension within Bombay hourly Thursday night One unidentified seaman said It would be wise for white men to slay inside Friday British troops are moving am munition boxes into the town hall in the castle barracks area and military ambulances were stand ing by All approaches to the docks were under guard and royal ma rines in battle dress marched into the area An informed source said a Brit ish cruiser was headed for Bom bay from a position which should place her in the harbor by 2 p m An escaping seaman estimated that 10000 seamen were trapped by the siege He said they had no food At H M I S Talwar a shore signal school installation 1500 signalmen are holding out peace fully in a hunger strike he said Heavily armed British Tommies and Indian troops went into ac tion when Indian seamen who had been staging a hunger strike in the castle barracks attempted to break out into the streets from which they had been banned fol lowing demonstrations earlier this week The seamen responded with small arms fire Whether there was a signifi cance to the maneuver of the 8 warships held by the strikers of the stoop and frigate class was not explained They formed a staggered line within easy shouting distance of the shore in front of the stone archway called the gateway to India Seamen were seen at gun positions work ing with the weapons A British communique said the seamen who had seized control of vessels in the harbor had threat ened to fire if any move was made against them Two irrigation projects estimat ed to cost nearly will be slatted in Wyoming under the Missouri river plan July j 1343 ;