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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPAftTMCNT OF HISTORY THE NEWSPAPER THAT a 1909 model Ford the of Roger Lyons Mason in the North Biggest Peace Army Budget Includes Atomic Study Fund went to the house floor Thursday in 194laS amOSt tWice as Iaree as thc Prewar allotment voted atomic bomb the appropriation committee trimmed from budget bureau estimates fo armysupervised relief and gov eminent activities in occupied countries The budget bureau had recom mended for the relief military government program anc for the atomic serv ice The committee revised thi amounts to ana respectively The army itself had asked 000 for the Manhattan project Otherwise the committee gen erally followed the budget bu reaus recommendations for war department funds for the fisca year starting July 1 Net changes in the big measure represented a reduction of The committee approved in ful the allotment for the air corps after hearing Gen eral Carl Spaatz relate plans for an air force adequate to fleicci and repel any surprise attack to launch a crippling counteroffen sive and to baclc up the land anc sea forces Theairforces cash allotment included for the pur chase of approximately 1046 modern planes and gliders At the of April this year the air frfces had 39000 planes The committee boosted the ppmic service of pich will be used to pay for Mracts info the fisca year 1948 lafter hearing army heads out line plans to maintain develop tent activities at their present ivel and to press vigorous re parch into peacetime possibilities the newlydeveloped power lurce The paper shortage is still acute Save your waste paper Thc Boy Scouts will call for it Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clearing and con tinued cool Thursday night Fri day generally jair and warmer Iowa Cloudy north partly cloudy south portion and continued cool Thursday and Thursday night Friday generally fair and warmer Minnesota Cloudy and cool Thursday night with occasional rain northeast portion Friday clearing and warmer IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 54 Minimum 43 At 8 a m Thursday 50 Precipitation 81 YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 52 BOWLES Bowles Hints Resignation IfOPAIsCut Washington if Dropping broad hints that he is prepared to resign Stabilization Director Ches ter Bowles Thursday assailed both house and senate price contro bills as inflationary booby traps Bowles said none literally none of the OPA changes now being considered by a housesen ate conference committee seek to strengthen fhe hand of thc gov ernment in the fight against infla lion To this evaluation of the 2 bills sent to conference the stahiliza 1 tion chief added this indication i that he will pick up his hat i legislation unac ceptable to him is adopted I could never agree to any compromise which can only bring us 1 step nearer infla tion Bowles ex Pressed his views in a statement prepared or release at a news conference What he had to say follojyed a round of separate appeals for ef fective price control by4top offi Secretary of State Housing Adminstrator Wyatt Secretary of Commerce Wallace and Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach Bowles reiterated that if the Dill which finally comes from the congress is clearly inadequate Jo deal with the inflationary forces ve are the only remaining nope is a firm and Unequivocal by President Truman A veto he added might then be ollowed by house and senate ac lon allowing effective price and controls to continue as they ire for another year The present egislation expires June 30 COMPROMISE ON TEENAGE DRAFT BULLETIN Washington compro mise plan for drafting 19 year olfls and exemptingthose of 18 tinder legislation extendingse lective service was agreed to Thursday by a senatehouse con ference committee Dont burn your waste paper It s still badly needed Save it for he Boy Scouts MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NS1GHBOI5 Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 20 19i6 Largest Crowd in History Thlj ConjijU Two SectionsSection On fis 20000 SEE BANDS MARCH HISTORY MAKING CROWD SEES PARADEThe larg S6eVn downtown Mason City saw the 1946 E WoffP to Ghief of Pollce H Ji Wolfe may be gained from picture above taken from the intersectfon of A BIG 4 AGREES ON EVACUATION Leave Italy Bulgaria After Treaties Signed Paris British informan aid the foreign ministers counci greed Thursday that British and merican troops in Italy and Rus ian troops in Bulgaria shouldjbe vacuated within 90 days after eace treaties with those 2 coun ries go into effect The British source said thc epresentativcs of Britain Russia he United States and France forking in an unusually concili iory atmosphere atso broke a eafllock that has existed for sev ral months question of n allied treaty inspection ctra iission by adopting a evict Counterproposal for a ommission to be composed of the alliedambassadors in Rome Thecommission will supervise ie carrying out of the terms of hetreaty The Russians prcvi jsly had refused to approve the flea of such a commission de aring it would be an infringe nent on Italian sovereignty On the first item of business nursday however the question f the FrenchItalian frontier he Russians requested more time 3 study a report by a commis on of hydroelectric experts iscussion of the question was ostponed ie wfth 1st South The curbings and sidewalks were from the starting point at 3rd North to the iW n south andthere were more wait ing on DdawareHivenue Chief at more than 20000 persons Lock photo OWA SCHOOL GUTTED BY FIRE Wapello believed to have followed a boiler explosion gutted the south portion of the high school building here Thurs day No immediate estimate qf he damage was available Vacation had started and there were no regular pupils in the building Two janitors Lloyd Smith and Guy Swailes were rescued from the 2nd floor of the threestory brick structure by firemen with ladders About 23 members of the high school band practiced in the building Thursday morning but had left before the fire started Ray Fearing a high school teacher who was painting window frames on the outside of the struc ture said the explosion was so violent it nearly blew him from his lirtder Centennial Program BAND FESTIVAL FINALE B p m p m t m P ndidates for Miss North Iowa the crownlng CrMon AIR p band Stewart and CWO Hugh Curry or the U S SHOW band Friday airport Big Change Khinelander Wis Frank Dziewiantfcowski of Three Wis has filed an applica tion in circuit court to make a change in his name He wants it Harry Frank Dzie wiantkowsfci ISC Enrollment Up Ames With veteran en rollment making up more than 70 per cent of the total registrations for Iowa State colleges summer session Wednesday had reached 3546 a new peacetime record Dont burn your waste paper It still badly needed Save it for the Boy Scouts Wyatt Seeks Strike Truce for Building Washington Ex pediter Wilson Wyatt is sounding out AFL and CIO building unions s the homesforVeterans pro gram swing into full stride This became known Thursday the national housing agency or dered nto effect a muttimillion dollar subsidy program for sofl ivoofl plywood designed to open Manufacturers will be author ized to pay per 1000 feet peeler the kind needed for plywood and to get full reimbursement from the gov ernment if they boost production quotas C 3bOVe normal That regulation signed as a quick followup to the subsidy of Sa a thousand for bricks and structural tiles produced in excess subsidies are part of the premium payment plan approved by con gress to stimulate output of build ng materials Air Show Set for Friday at 2 P M the U S army band was completing the line of march wLrePetUy other visitors to Mason City for UN Eyes Red Atom Energy Control Plan New York of the United Nations atomic energy commission weighed Thursday a Russian plan for a world conven tion to outlaw atomic weapons which if adopted would compel the United States to destroy all fj30 Shooting Star would her atom bombs within 3 monh frm Wright field a forecast warmer for Friday u S army force officers decided at 1 p m air show until JXeO 2 Pm Fnday instead of putting J on an aerial exhibujon which would have to be curtailed because of a low ceiling There already were 17 TJSAAF Planes on he municipal airport Friday includincr a B29 Super fortress which flew in from Min neapolis during thc aHcrnoon and a C47 which arrived tmoxpecl caly during the mornlnir from Des Molnes With the better forecast for orinaJLlt exPected that the star would make light from Wright field Day Ohio in the morning The rockefpL3ehOUr fUght for the Lt Col Richard Cline opera tions officer of the air force con tingent looked at a crowd of an proximately 25000 persons gath ered at the airport Thursday about oclock and Jiately ordered all person nel to report for a show Were not going to disappoint that many people he said The grand finale of the band festival Thursday evening will a1 Pm rain or shine rfi m f in the sta dium ifweather permits and in Roosevelt fieldhouse ifnecessary the committee announced Crowningof the uueen will be he climax of the festivals cvc her atom bombs within 3 month The Russian plan offered as substitute for an American pro posal under which the Unite Stales has conditionally offered I share her atomic secrets and dc stroy the bombs would be pu into force by ratification of ha the nations of the world On vital points it was drastical ly at variance with the condition which were laid down last Frida by U S Delegate Bernard M Ba ruch and which must be met be fore the United States would po her atomic knowhow under guarantee of world control The Russian plan use and production of at6m weapons provide for their de struction 3 months after the con vention is ratified and requir each signatory nation within months after enactment to pro vide its own legislation prescrib ng severe punishment for viola tions It would set up 2 committee o handle exchange of scientifi nformation for peaceful use and o provide international control embracing a system of sanctions or application against the unlaw ul use of atomic energy The primary difference between he American and Russian propo als is that Baruch offered o yield be atomic secrets and destroy thc bombs only after inler ational control is assured while romyko proposed a measure tak ng the control out of American ands by international conven ion The Russian proposals were resented to the commission Vednesday by Soviet Delegate drei A Gromyko Gromyko id not refer to the Baruch pro ram as he offered his plan In contrast to Baruchs pro osals for setting up an interna onal atomic development au lority completely free of the Big we veto power in the security ouncil Gromyko argued for full etention of control by the coun il and the United Nations and a urrender of the atomic bomb by would amount to a vote of he havenot nations EAfTThev appeared too thrUleto P just come in forrt down to Iunch at Hotel Han ford one of the courtesy tendered them here during the table are shown St r reigwng queen from the last festi SS reene Mss Miss Rudd Port r i M hock Falls Miss Dumont Snrinirs and Miss Carpenter ton rip many days on songs for its Iowa centennial tour City Sue the Corn song and the official centennial song written by The queens smiled as prettily sever and Mte 2 the reigning queen smiled ven more preltity as Mrs ishhrook Adick of 1946 own Federal avenue on he which she was to surrende Norlh olher years spectators to agree on the best choice queenthey changed their s too often as candidates f o owed each other dmvn the ave the Floats definitely followed themeOne a Pio sitting gun in hand beside log cabin the Kiwanis club en y aroused perhaps the most omment from the crowd Or per aps the old cars did There were many more than anyone had real zed could be put into running or y more thul there ere all with brass ohshed to a fine shine There were also more horses n the parade than ever before direct reversal of the trend in orth Iowa fields Not only were here many floats pulled by orses but there were also 20 rid ng horses prancing along with oys and men in polished saddles The early morning vistlors ammed sidewalk traffic in the owntown area as they stopped In nots before store windows to in pcct the centennial displays Most n cd and ahcd but several were card to remark concerning some cm Why I have one older than hat even when thc article bore tag indicating a century of his The weatherman relented after lore than 24 hours of almost eady ram varying from an out ght downpour to drizzling The eather improved steadily from arly morning on as the army air en scanned the skies S om 400 feet at 6 m the steadily throueh the day ;