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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HlfiTOHY AND ARCHIVES OE3 WOINES 1 A 1VV THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS cmrTlOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27 This Paper Cornlsts dj TWO On i JLU iyyM MOUNTED POLICE House Studies Big Farm Bill BILUON DOLLAR MEASURE AIDS RURAL PROJECT Appropriation Finances Industrial Revolution on the Land Program Washington A billion dol lar agriculture department appro priation bill to help finance an industrial revolution on the land went to the house floor Wednes day First big peacetime farm meas ure jt carries funds for the fiscal year starting next July 1 for the departments many activities in cluding rural rehabilitation and rural electrification loans and for farm conservation payments Along with the bill scheduled to be debated early next week the appropriations committee made public testimony of Secre tary Agriculture Clinton P Anderson predicting steadily In creasing farm production Agricultures experience during the war in the face of labor and shortages Anderson told the committee foreshadows what can be done in peacetime It practically amounts to an Industrial revolution on the land he commented From this revo lution there is no turning back Tne actual amount involved in t consist ing of in direct ap propriations in re appropnations of unexpended funds previously made available 550000000 In transfers ing funds and 3675bOflOO in loan authorizations total while beldw budgef estimates funds by exceeds current year Loan authorizations approved by the committee subject to fall al include for rural rehabilita tion for farmtenancy of which onehalf was earmarked for loans to veterans and S250 for rural electrification Largest single cash allotment was for payments to fanners under the regular agri cultural cpnservation program inis total includes in unspent balances from previous appropriations The committee wrote into the bill a provision making the con servation payments available to fanners unable to apply for them in the past because they were serving the armed forces Another large allotment was 550000000 for the schoo Cch tl6 total beitlg 000 below budget estimates its formal report on the bill the committee cautioned the bur eau of agricultural economics against continuing research work in subjects considerably afield from agriculture and cut the bur 994 607UndS fc0m 52480150 toChief of Police transportation of liquor Itstated that Grady was arrested as he was taking 2 cases of whisky in the side door leading to the American Legion andvhe 3 other whisky iuside the door Grady also had 2 other bottles F iv stated that he had purchased the whisky atAustin Minn for a case and had made arrangements prior fa going to Austin with one of the Legion members to bring it baclcvta City and to receive 555 Expect Increase of 80 Cents Yearly for Average Meat Bill DAMAGE SUIT UNDER WAY Jury Drawn in Case of Hayunga Against Falk Osage jury of 10 men and 2 is hearing the damage suit of Virginia Hayunga against Conrad Falk resulting from a cartruck accident in which Arthur Hayunga husband Virginia was killed of The jury was impanneltd Tues day afternoon and evidence was being heard Wednesday witnesses included Roy Krarnbeer Greene driver of a truck that had come to the as tistance of the stalled semitrailer 2 dnven by the late Arthur Hayun ip and Luverne Schallodc Or chard and Walter Affeldt Osage if 4t evidence appeared to show W that the Conrad Falk car drove under the semitrailer in such a A windshield of the S ih touched the rear end of U the semitrailer in front of which Hayunga was standing between it and the Krambeer truck attempt ing to tow the semitrailer in Ralph Zastrow of Charles City attorney for the plaintiff con ducked the direct examination John Senneff of Mason City at torney for the defendant was in charge of the cross examination Chicaso Name lowan reelection of eon o Stephen W Wilder Cedar Rapids Iowa as a nonmember director of the Chicago board of trade was announced Tuesday by the boards board of directors workers at 11 plants of Swift Armour Cudahy Wilson and John Morrell it the pattern for the industry under the ad ministrations new wageprice pol icy This means forexample that 13 other companies whose plants also are being operated by the government may grant preap proved wage increases up to 16 cents an hour and expect aboui the same offsetting price help a loxved the big five Stabilization Director Chester Bowles said price increases au Packinghouses will lift retail meat prices not more than iy per cent for the average family OPA officials said the its per cent might be translated in j rough manner something liki this The agriculture department es timates that meat consumption in the United States this year will average about 155 pounds a per son Figure the present average price of meat at about 35 cents a pound and the yeararound cost for each individual is And Bowles estimate of the increase to that and thecost goes up 81 cents OPAs present plans are to put the retail increases into effect late next month Wholesale prices are scheduled to go up about March The new hither prices may be the first affecting the public to stem from therevised wageprice policy Meanwhile in Chicago the American Meat Institute termed the increases distinctly inade quate for many companies Also in Chicago spokesmen for both the CIO Packinghouse Work ers and the AFL Meat Cutters unions called on the government to see that workers receive the additional pay promptly In addi tion APL leaders urged that gov ernmentseized plants be returned to private ownership shortly so the unions can attempt to nego tiate the balance of wage demands upon the packers Faces Libel Suit Chicago CUR Gerald L K Smith American First leader Wednesday faced a libel suit filed by Judge Samuel Heller of Chicago municipal court The suit was based on Smiths pub lished remarks about Judge Hell ers acts the night of a riot at a Smith meeting in Chicago Feb Prosecution Rests Case at Nuernberg Nuernberg Germany allied prosecution rested its case against 22 top ranking nazi war leaders late Wednesday after more than 3 months of hearings before the international military tri bunal on Ieeal asnects of tne attempt to prosecute 6 nazi organizations as criminal groups are scheduled for Thursday The defense is likely to start Monday The tribunal denied Joachim von Hibbentrops plea that Win ston Churchill Edouard Daladier and other prewar allied leaders be summoned as defense wit nesses The tiibunal rejected 22 names ofa list of 38 submitted by the former German foreign minister and also trimmed sharply the lists submitted by defendants Her mann Goering and Field Marshal Wilhelm Kcitel The tribunals action led prose cution sources to predict the en defense case could be completed with in 7 weeks In rejecting Ribbentrops re quest for Churchill and other witnesses from Britain and France the tribunal said it appears that their testimony would be irrel evant or cumu EXPECT SPEEDY APPROVAL FOR TRUMANS KRUG 38 Year Old Former Director of WPB Was Darkest of Dark Horses Washington irurnan showed congress a fas political change of pace Wednes day by his choice of J A Krug a secretary of the interiorfnomi nation conceded speedy approval He also provided the lawmak ers with something of a surprise year old forme chief of the war production board was the darkest of dark horses for the post The choice or a successor Harold L Ickes had Mr Truman on a political spot especially in view of the explosive nature o icke s departure from the cabinet However initial capitol Kill re action indicated a feeling that the Krug selection might do much to retrieve the situation Among white house intimates the nomination of Krug for the hot cabinet post which Jckes lined for 13 years was interpreted as Mr Trumans way of serving notice upon some advisors tha henceforth he is taking personal command m filling top adminis tratioir jobs Mr Truman went outsidethe ranks of his old and personal friends in picking Krug to join the cabinet It was with considerable regret that the president allowed Krug to resignswhen folded UD last November Almost from the time he left college the big rosycheeked Krug has been in either state or government service It was only after WPBs end that he set up for himself in New York as a private business consultant Mr Truman first became ac quainted with Krug during the latters appearances before the senate appropriations committee in 1939 as power manager for the Tennessee valley authority K r u gs speedy confirmation seemed likely despite some grumbling in the senate from westerners that he is not a rep resentative of their section be cause he was born in Wisconsin east of the Mississippi JULTOS KRUG Ickes Post e that Church at the German P England destroy the reich and that Af had fnghtened Adolf Hitler into committing the aggressive acts behind the charges on which the present trial is The witness ban applied also to Georges Bonnet former French oreign ministerthe Marquis de olignac Count Jean de Castellan utio Abetz former German am bassador to Paris and Ernest Ten nant and T J Jones London businessman Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair Wednesday night with lowest about 5 above Thursday fair and much warm Iowa Fair Wednesday night Cold er m east portion Thursday fair and much warmer Shippers Forecast Northwest 5 southwest 15 northeast 0 south east 10 Minnesota Partly cloudy south and mostly cloudy north Wednesday night and Thursday with slight snow northeast and extreme north Thursday Warmer west Wednesday night and entire state Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at B o clocK Wednesday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Wednesday Precipitation Snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum PICKETS as police onhoSeteck chargedI ise Recommends Recapture of Wartime Fund Washington houseap prdpnations committee recom mended Wednesday the recapture of in unspent war time funds and spending authority It sent to the house floor for considerationlater this week a bill adding thatamount to approxi mately which con gress previously ordered cancelled As in previous measures the army and navy took the biggest cuts Both of the services told the committee their mighty air ar madas which put Japan and Ger many out of the war have dwin dled to a mere shadow theid former strength From the navys available funds and spending authority the com mittee recommended a cut of S3 166992324 Leaving L07 available during the current iscal year ending June 30 The argest cutback was n the fund for construction and eplacement of naval vessels The armys rescission was 615926369 which would leave available A billion of the reduction was in the air forces fund The balance of the total reduc ion was shared mainly by the maritime commission the war hipping administration and the defense aidlend lease program now being liquidated Commenting on its action in rimming the drawing accounts of he armed forces the committee aid v Science has revolutioned the vays and means of offensivede ensive warfare We stand at the rossroads a new era And it cited this testimony giv n during considerationof the bill by Lf Gen Ira C Eaker deputy irmy air forces commander The AAF has turned its bought toward new designs and new methods including jetpro elled and rocketassisted aircraft Ve hope to maintainarid extend xir stature as the most progressive lir power in the world This policy an insure the peace guarantee the afety of the United States as nothing else can Our policy the general told he committee is to wreck the vartime airforce to get rid of ev rybody who does not want to stay vith us Because you cannot build ny sound organization with per onnel who do not want to be with rou We have to rebuild again vith volunteer enlisted men Strikes At a Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ns Frank Miles Tosses Hat in Ring for Iowa Governorship 25 0 3 1 3 18 7 lousing Problem Comes Home to OPA San Francisco the OPA business college which owns the building in which the local OPA office is located has notified the OPA to move by March 31 Hoover Leads Miami Fla Presi dent Herbert Hoover held the lead in the bone fishing division of the annual Miami Metropoli tan Fishing Tournament Wednes day He landed a 10pound 3 ounce bone fish Tuesday using reel with 9 thread line the Florida Keys where he is ashing from a ya1ch which he chartered Sewell E Allen Onawa attorney would be a democratic candidate for lieutenant governor More added that he would announce in a few days the remainder of the democratic slate The democrats are confident of victory in November under the leadership of Frank Miles More asserted He added that if no other candidate files for governor Miles headquarters will be the democratic state headquarters Nomination papers have been in circulation for Allen as a candidate for congress but he will not run for that office More said Miles 55 declared I am going to run to win He said he would announce his policy in a few days after resign ing as editor of the Legionnaire Legion regulations provide he ex plained that a Legionnaire cannot hold an office in that organization and be a candidate for a political office It probably will be a ew days before his successor as editor of the Legionnaire is announced The modern armored military tank was a British invention first used in the battle of the Somme in France in 1916 FRAXK MILES RED CROSS Gertrude Schoolfield known as Sis to thousands of marine corps veterans whom she served in Southwest Pacific hos pitals as a Red Cross recreation worker will speak at the kick off meeting in Mason City Wed nesday evenlnir Approximately 250 workers will attend the ses sion at Lincoln school at 8 p m folfowinff which they will re ceive instructions and supplies for the Red Cross membership drive beginning Friday PAULEY SAYS NO TO WITHDRAWAL Washington JP Edwin W Pauley Wednesday squelched any immediate prospect that he might ask President Truman to with draw his nomination as under secretary of the navy The tall California oil mantold i a reporter that while he is giving consideration to consideration to such a proposal advanced by Senator Saltonsfall he is only about refutin thinking now charges made against his integrity Mr Truman reiterated to news men Tuesday that his position is is still backing Pauley for the navy post Sells Newspaper Afton Iowa Myers announced Wednesday the sale the Afton Star Enterprise to Leo and John Raster Creston printers recently discharged from the army and navy respectively The Change is effective March l Myers did not disclose his future plsns BAN MARCH OF 800STRIKERSIN PHILADELPHIA Pickets Defy Injunction Against Mass Picketing at GE Company Plant Philadelphia po licemen charged into the ranks of 800 marching CIO pickets at a General Electric company plant Wednesday and scattered them with swinging clubs The pickets actingin defiance of a county courtimposed in junction aeainst mass picketing were split into two sections and herded away from the fates with foot policemen following closely behind Some marchers were dragged from porches of homes where they sought refuge Four of those yanked away clung to an Ameri can flag The melee began shortly after several hours after 1000 policemen were massed around the strikebound plant to enforce the injunction By a m only 2 pickets re mained About 1000 pickets as sembled at a nearby police sta tion where six strikers were held for questioning At daybreak only three lines ol 10 10 feet apart as ordered by the injunction marched in front of the plants three gates But at a m the 800 ga thered and paraded once past the plant Police ordered them to dis perse and they reassembled into a parade and marched away from the plant xvaving flags Someone yelled about face and the flag bearer and a picket m the uniform of an array officer wheeled and attempted to lead the Picketstoward the plantgates Acting Sheriff William J Mor row rode down a street in a patrol car reading parts of Pennsyl vanias riot act over a loudspeaker In the name of the common wealth of Pennsylvania he told the crowd 1 require and com mand all of you to desperse your self and peaceably to depart First reports said only one pick was injured He was taken to j hos5lta1 whcre Physicians said he had suffered abrasions of the head Members of Local 119 United Hectncal Radio and MachlS Workers CIO had publicly defied during the past two days an in unction limiting to 10 the number of pickets in front ol any plant gate Monday more than 1400 pickets paraded two abreast shoulder to shoulder Tuesday GOO massed in front of the plant which has been shut since Jan 15 HOLlflOWANON MURDER CHARGE Bierworth Sioux City Held in Los Angeles Los Angeles Robert Lcroy Bierworth 31 of Sioux City Iowa has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Mrs Krohn 32 whose bludgeoned body was found in her home here last Friday night The former Iowa convict was arrested after officers stopped him when he drove through a traffic signal and the car was identified as Mrs Krohns The murder charge was filed Tuesday Bierworth also is wanted at teaar Rapids on steal ing and some tools from a radio repair shop where he worked earlier this month according to Detective L B Marshall Tax Collections Up Des Moines tax col lections on new motor vehicles and trailers in January totaled an increase 23832 over the corresponding month in 1945 the state tax com mission announced Wednesday Issue 385 Priorities for Veteran Housing DCS Molnes total of 385 Iowa priorities for veterans hous ing have been issued J Don sler mortgage credit examiner for the federal housing administra tion told a panel group discussing buUdmg materials at the Iowa Mortgage Bankers convention here Tuesday He said the priorities system went into effect Jan 15 and that a new housing unit being con structed for sale or rental to vet erans gets an FHA priority for building materials R H Kenworthy contractor re cently appointed state housing commissioner suggested that homeless Iowa veterans of World war II build that garage first and live in it for a time Hyderabad in India is the rich est yet most sparselypopulated in India ;