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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME alleged fatal stabbing of two japa distress occasioned you by Midwestern Trucking Firms A PUSH EFFORTS IN SETTLEMENT OF AUTO STEEL GM and UAW Resume Negotiations Steel Industry Wants More By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS General Motors and the CIO united auto workers agreed to re sume their long suspended wage negotiations Wednesday afternoon Special Federal Conciliator James F Dewey after Wednesday morningconferences with man agement and labor executives in General Motors wage dispute at Detroit announced the parties had agreed to sit down across the able Dewey is seeking settlement of the strike which has kept 175 000 production workers idle more than 10 weeks R J Thomas UAW president emerged from the con ference room with Dewey in an extremely affable mood but made no statement In Washington the government reportedly had given its word to the steel industry now at price increases it will approve m the interests of ending the 10 demned Pfc Joseph E Hicswa stunned and brokenhearted appealed to General MacArthur to save her son from a firing squad hTf has assured her Wat final authorities in Washing ton would give thoughtful con sideration to her defense Making public Wednesday the exchange of letters headquarters said Mrs Anne Hicswa Walling ton N J wrote on Jan 16 implore you to act Immedl request a review of the inVr i115 court nwrlial proceed lorn from his home to serve his country at the age of 18 her letter continued he was taught to kill had heard vnZany his Mends bein Killed and was under the emo tional strain of a delayed home factors to which might be attributed to some ex Cause for such abnormal conduct as is reportedly alleged in tils C3SG they should be con ve an Ameri receives a death great tragedy There is no manner in which I can intercede In this matter as the record of the trial will yo di rect from the division commander 10 tne war department for review the right of final action on eases involving the death penalty being no Imijfer within my prerogatives can assure you however that have no of the circumstances e crcumstances which your mothers love instinc tively raises in Operation After Strike firms M Ck ta T STe Cr nr 0 CIO steel workers An advance of approximately 54 per ton has been reported to De the maximum the administra tion will approve but the U S Steel corporation has said a boost were operations of 113 operators in union AFL were Bradys statement Hourly rates in the new ment Brady reported will be SI on outstate peddle runs as com pared to the old contract rate of 87 cents an hour and for through runs compared to a ore vious 97 cents an hour Mileage rates were established at 4 cents a mile for single axles 425 cents a mile for tandem axles 54 cents a mile for the truck and helpers n jwi uumuinauon vehicles and 36G cents for 2man operations The previous mileage rates had been 37 cents a mile for all types of vehicles A union spokesman at Chicago said the drivers had asked tor 5 cents a mile for single trucks and D5 for tandem axles Brady said the Midwest Oper ators association is recognized fcy tfie union in the new contract as the management negotiating or ganization for its member carriers with grievance machinery entirely divorced from the Central States Area Employers association One of the points in dispute be tween operators and union had been over this question The union Had sought a uniform overthe road agreement for all common and contract carriers in 12 mid western states The Midwest as sociation however which was formed in 1943 contended that the nrms west of the Mississippi should have a separate agreement from hose east of the Mississippi Other provisions of the new contract union spokesman re ported included new schedules for layover pay breakdown time grants of meals on Sundays and holidays lodging full pay for deadheading or if returning on bus or train full pay plus ex penses Brady said that James R Hoffa Detroit chairman of the central states driver council negotiating committee for the truck drivers agreed in writing that if negotia tions are reopened 9 months hence the council win consider a differential for thearea west of the Mississippi river Plan Helicopters for New York Commuters Philadelphia hej copter may provide commuters wl v SCrVie for metropolitan New worlds biggest J L Fitzmaurice associate ex thl eivil aeronautics board Wednesday announced that Air Commuting Inc proposed to give suburban residents in New Jersey Pennsylvania New York and Connecticut regular air trans portation to Manhattan Until helicopters are available lae this year however the firm proposes to use an amphibious air Morgan Goes Back to Old UNRRA Post Washington com pletely reversed itself Wednesday on the onceprojected ouster of U Gen Sir Frederick Morgan as UKRRA chief in Germany for re marks he made about the move ment of Jews from Poland into the U S occupation zone Instead the British officer was formally reinstated in his post and grven a public vote of con tidence by Herbert Lehman di rector general of the united na lions relief and rehabilitation ad ministration Lehmans action contrasted Dv mrenVAlth thre positicn taken by UNRRA on Jan 4 when pub lic Announcement was made that U felt obliged to call for his resignation because of his asser tions that a secret Jewish or ganization was promoting a mass Deny Steel Offer Wheeling w Va U R A spokesman for the CIO United bteel Workers denied reports Wed nesday that any acceptable offer had been made to them hy the management ot the Wheeling Steel corporation It was confirmed however that a meeting of union being held in Wheeling TWanwrdarTdisctssms the strtlcl situation as it affects the Iare Plant here It was originally re ported that the union had accepted an offer of Uy cents an hour wage increase for 1600 workers at the planf of much more would be necessary even to approximate its workers Demand for wage increases The CIO United Steelworkers has ac cepted President Trumans recom mendation of an I8i cents an hour wage hike while the U S Steels top Coffer is a pay boost 01 15 cents an hour sehecJUled walkout of early I electric power workers for Tuesday midnight was averted Secretary of Labor Schwell enbach arranged conferences be tween leaders of the CIO utilitv owerrS and oflicias of threo 500000 Ohio consumers The imion is demanding a 20 cents an hour wage increase uiiviiac UL your son will receive the thoughtful r n consideration of those who sit in 31L U imal judgment upon his case This SpAATZ DECORATES IOWA JE1 hands with Col he DVin t H V rt flight Congress OK British Loan he world trade move gress to vote 5375000000 loan tc Britain saying it would lead t expanded production consump tion and employment and risin bustandards of living everywhere Ursine Prompt action on the agreement which also includes an additional credit of SG50 000001 setilmsr lem lease obligations 3fr Truman said the loan will pernlj this nation and Britain to expanded Britain needs this credit and she needs it now the president declared in a special message to the senate and house It will en able her to buy from the world the supplies of food and raw ma enals which are essential To The i ABAiWOrk tlle British ple At the same time it will keen a market for those surpluses of the United Stales which are customarily exported to the united kingdom These are the important shortterm purposes of the credit More important from the Amer ican point of view Mr Truman said is that it will make pSe the removal ot British controls over foreign exchange and imports and provide for re turn to peacetime practices de signed to promote the recovery of world trade The proposed agreement ap for evident In Dog House Simultaneous with Lehmans action it was disclosed at Bad Toelz Germany that a U S 3rd army report on the flow of Polish Jews into theU S occupation zone asserts that Zionist groups Within Poland are organizing and financing such movements s dog house because she stay ed away from home to so she slept there Her foster mother Mrs James srad Patty was found in sear hg Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cold wave Wednesday night and Thursday with low Wednesday night zero to 5 be low Lightsnow Wednesday night and early Thursday Strong northerly winds Wednes day night diminishing Thurs Jowa Cold wave with strong ly winds Wednesday night beginning over extreme west portion temperatures fall ing to zero to 5 below by Thurs day morning Drizzle or light wlrf chanSng to light snow Wednesday becoming partly cloudy Wednesday and Thurs east east Wave S0uth and very cold portion Wednesday Q2n h mpCratUre to 15 to 20 below zero north and 5 to E0uth Strike Bill Is Sent to House Floor Washington farreach ing strike control bill was sent to the house floor Wednesday by the rules committee Debate is scheduled to start ihursday on the measure pro posed as a substitute for a water version of factfiimm legislation approved by the hous labor committee The committee voted 8 to 3 t clear the bill for consideration a a substitute Two days of debate were or ctered The rules groups recommenda tion controlling procedure for con sideration of the legislation i subject to house approval Chair man Sabath one of thosu wno voted against it said he wouk ask the house to reject the com mittee s action The bill cleared was introduced Tuesday by Rep Case RS Dak Contaming several restrictiv atld for a ai labor management mediation board the was Introduced Rep Case KS with bach ffrom influential members for both parties Republican spokesmen told re porters nearly all their members will support the plan And south ern democratic leaders said in in terviews that members from the r III Ir cent0 Most opposition came from those morning Snow flur w JSlr0ngnortherly winds Wednesday night Thursday c earing and continued cold with diminishing winds IN MASON CITY I Provide civil liability for un Cmployers con GENERAL MORGAN Minimum At 8 a m Wednesday Snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 32 2 Deny collective bargaining or reemployment rights to individu als or unions using violence in picketing or organized boycotts to terms management to come to 3 Give no status to unions of su i iimany tne Present iinjunction laws by permit ting issuance of injunctions in cer tain cases of labor unrest Only a few hundred of than 600000 species of Known are enemies of man Des Moines Robert u Blue announced Wednesday ftis candidacy for renomination on the republican ticket He is serving his first term as the states chief executive FIRE DESTROYS RUTHVEN STORE 3 Fire Departments Keep Flames Confined completely des troyed the R W Ughtley furni ure store and funeral parlors here wnay niffht causinS a loss of MO partially covered by insur ance The 2story brick structure owned by B G Logan of Cedar Rapids was a total loss There was apparently an explosion as all windows were blown out 15 min utes after the alarm was turned n and everything was in flames t ire departments from Ruth en Spencer and EmmetsburE ought the blaze and saved a gro cery store clothing store postof ice and adjoining buildings This is the third bad fire in tuthven in a year The school ouse and a large elevator were completely destroyed in previous Hoover to Florida Jami Fla exPected ths fishing along the Florida Put On Your HeaviesHere We Go Again By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS vWave with temperatures ipping below zero was forecast night Ijignt snow and rain movinein ahead of the cold wave was fall ing in various sections of the stale Wednesday morning and the weather bureau said there would llht Wednesday msht and Thursday morning Visibility was limited by foe in some central and northern areas Wednesday morning and highway were slippery in sppis There wer light rams during Tuesday nich in many sections The state highway commissior made the following report 01 weather conditions near midday Central Southcentral and South Pavements wet but not ye slippery J City and iorm Lake areas rain turned to snow highways slippery Mason City area rain turned to show roads icy Center area roads icy Dubuque area rain ing roads covered with rough ice Waterloo area rain and sleet merits icy Postviile area Southwest Shenandoah and Council Bluffs rain turned to snow highways icy Atlantic snowing pery fiLliallUt roads slushy and slip TRUMAMJPES JOLTED BY HOUSE Washington decisive de eat m the house jolted President Truman s hopes Wednesday for federal control of the United States employment service top item on his program The house rejected the presi Yte to that rn revious unsuccessful measures s s favoring restoration agency to the states of the A dozen or more senators have expressed doubts about it pub hcly or privately Only one Sena D Fla has volun call S U Senator McClellaii D Ark and other lawmakers have in sisted that before acting on the British loan other potential bor rowing countries should be polled so the United States will have an ides of the prospective total outlay for foreign financing HOUSINGSETIN TEACHER CONFAB Iowa Teachers Hold Des Moines Meeting Des Monies Despite the shortage of housing facilities the Des Moines convention bureau has made a reservation for the BIst annual convention of the Iowa State Education association for every teacher who has mailed a written request the bureau re ported Wednesday LoflRingrs for more nan 2000 teachers have been arranged Hotels the convention bureau said Between 1000 and 4000 more teachers arc expected to commute to the sessions which open Tmirs day and run throuch Saturday Places for more than 600 teach ers have been arranged in private homes by the convention bureau btaff members of the association have estimated that 4000 associa tion members live within easy driving distance of Des Moines There will be general sessions Thursday and Friday nights and Saturday morning Twenty sec L1 nal meetings will be held Thursday preceding the general session which will feature an ad dress by Willard E Givens ex ecutive secretary the Nationa tmication association Thirtythree sectional meeting will be held Friday speakers at the general session Friday night wil fac H 55 Wilson Harvard university pro Mundt RUSSIANS IRAN WILLNEGOTIATE OVER PROBLEM Council Only Retains Right to Inquire on Progress of Settlement London United Na tions Security council with Rus sian agreement voted unanimous ly Wednesday night to turn the RussianIranian dispute over to direct negotiation between Mos cow and Tehran while retaining we right to request information a iiiiui iiimioil on progress of the negotiations at any time The decision came after 4 hours debate duringr which British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin totd the council that Rus sia s actions in Iran appeared to constitute a war of nerves and an of Bevins war of nerves asser on came after the stocky British oreign secretary had recalled a tussian allegation in a document lied with the council several days igo that conditions in Iran threat ened Russian Azerbaijan and the Raku oil fields region I cannot imagine an Iranian army as a danger of the Baku ields Bevin said I really can lot 11ns looked to us like a war t nerves It looks like Litvinoffs Maxim Litvinoff former soviet oreign definition vnat constituted aggression Edward R Slcttinius Jr Amer can member of the council sap orted the British view as ex ressed by Bevin Stettinius said e believed the council should ecp the Iranian case on its agen a and retain jurisdiction over it Cannot the council agree lo dmit the 2 parties to voluntary negotiations and to have Iran and RussiY keep ihe council in formed until a mutually satisfac tory solution is found in accord ance with justice Stettinius tliKCO The Iran position was stated shortly alter it was announced m Tehran that Russia was return ing key railway lines in the north 1uPart the county to control the Iran state railways Iranian officials said privately tno Russian move should brine a prompt and basic improvement in the relations between the 2 coun tries and might affect significant ly the case that is now pending before the UNO Iranian officials expressed the hope that the railway action fore shadowed Russias withdrawal of her troops from the country In their charges against Russia before the security council several nays ago the Iranians declared Kitssian troops had violated the sovereignty of Iran by denying he free movement of Iranian orces dispatched to northern Iran o put down a separatists move ment in Azerbaijan he spotlight the UNO moved ihead with its final organizational roblems One of the major issues removed Tuesday by the nomination of Norwegian Foreign Minister Trygve Lie for the post of secretarygeneral T and Rep Karl RSouth See U S Occupation or Zones in Germany for Many Months Yet windling States army js tagged with sticking to its dual job of occupy ng and administering the Amer This became apparent when Secretary of State Byrnes told a news conference Tuesday that the var department had agreed re uctantly to continue army admin stration in Germany beyond the rdJadllne set last October y Uen Dwight D Eisenhower offered no explanation hanged its plan to shift over from military to civil administration in ne American zone at the earliest Possible moment But he indicated he had op osed the plan in the first place elievmg that army admrnistra on should continue until Ger man central administrative asen ses are established g The stocky 50 year old Oslo TT oYycr by the United States delegation as a com promise candidate after the Rus sians declined to indorse Ameri cansponsored Lester Pearson Canadian Ambassador to Wash ington The Unitcd States secretariat announced that Lie had advised tie would accept appointment as secretaryKclcral a post which for expenses The only other major problem sti to solved LAD SERVES ON FORGERY COUNT Youth Sentenced for Maximum of 10 Years tr nd Schmidt Wednesday started serving a entence of not to exceed 10 years n the mens reformatory ot Ana mosa after pleading guilty here to a charge of forgery According to Sheriff B F Ath forgcd to a c on the Ionia Savings bank Ionia and passed at a local business place where he received at Sheriff Athcrfon said this wa time hc had h me c a P Schmidt for the offense ;