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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1946, Mason City, Iowa 0 E fiA HT r0 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT HISTORY ANS ARCHIVES KOINES I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 12 ELECT OLEARY ZACKGIRTONON SCHOOL BOARD 1573 Voters Take Part in Election Beck ReElected Mason City voters in the schoo election Monday reelected How ard OLeary and Raymond Zac and elected Russell Girton to year terms on the school board These 3 Jed their 3 opponents in every ward on the basis ot unof ficial returns The tabulation follows OLeary 932 Zack 951 Girton S14 Allen D Palton 612 Fred C Wilts 597 Fred J Wagner 534 Allan F Beck who was unop posed for reelection as schoo treasurer polled 930 votes Girton will make his initial ap pearance on the board at the or ganization meeting next Monday at which time he will take thi place of Howard Knesel who wa not a candidate for reelection The by precincts was FOR DIRECTORS I lit 3rd lit Tolj Girton 1 171 290 219 134 OLeary I ISo 310 Fallen I 1E I 1H 186 137 131 IDS I IK I 173 181 I 2M 321 580 III 153 814 TOTALS 361 185 432 235 11573 FOR TREASURER I Jai I 3rd J in Total A f Beet 313 312 250 144 J A total of 1573 ballots were cast compared with 1154 last year The vote was light when compared with the number voters in the community but school elections are traditionally quiet events in the city as the following table on the total school vote for the past 22 years will show 1021 1025 1S30 1932 1933 IBM 3837 1WO IISO 1079 123 131 1W 385 311 3803 IBM 1036 1037 1038 1333 1940 2341 1342 1D43 1944 1043 341 1700 1301 317 1974 I4CO JO2 350 403 1705 1154 FILE FOR SEATS IN LEGISLATURE Des More than 30 per sons filed nomination papers with the secretary of state Tuesday among whom were the following North lowans For Rep W A Bents republican Cresco Rep j C Davis republican Oelwein Rep Arthur C Blatti New Hampton William S Lynes republican Waverly George Fiene democrat Nashua For state Claus Ran Hreublican Manly Charles W Patteson republican Algona British War Bride Due in Mason City Another English bride soon arrive m Mason City is Patricia E Koch Lidon Gardens London de pendent of Howard W Koch 522 Delaware N E due to arrive in New York approximately March 23 on the Holbrook it was reported in an AP wire Tuesday to Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Con tinued mild with all tempera tures above freezing Fowa Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with oc casional showers in east and southcentral portions Tuesday night and in southeast and ex east portions Wednesday Continued mild temperatures Minnesota Partly cloudy and little I change in temperature Tuesday night and Wednesday with oc casional showers extreme south east portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazfitte weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 43 Minimum gg At 8 a m Tuesday 4 YEAR AGO Maximum 49 Minimum 27 Connally Wants New Meeting of Big 3 Head wants these rights do not ex Pearson 74 Treasurer of KossuthDies tend beyond her boundaries Connally called for maintenance by this country of an adequate army a superior navy and a su perlative air force These he said would back up American determination not only to resist aggression by arms but to oppose aggression by economic or political pressure or maneuver Pinning his hopes on the united nations the Texas senator said that so long as Russia Great Britain and the United States re main loyal to the obligations of the charter and adjust differences as they arise there will be peace But he added those who want peace must not commit acts that tend to provoke war Expressinr the belief that the soviet union does not want war Connally said he believes mutual and cooperation with Russia are not insuperable Hussia can have peace by sup porting and cooperating with the united nations he declared Her responsibility is great because her power is great Connallys speech which he said he discussed briefly in ad vance with Secretary of State Byrnes carried on the newlyin stituted policy of plainspeaking about RussoAmerican relations to which Byrnes and Senator Van denberg R Mich recently lent their voices It is time the Texan said for a new meeting between President Truman Prime Minister Attlee and Generalissimo Stalin He said he Big 5 foreign ministers ought to meet frequently too In frank conversations face to candid explanations eye language clear and plain and if need be blunt many questions which might otherwise result in serious international nction could be adjusted he de Violin Stolen Indianapolis UR Edmund an Indianapolis musician lad his violin stolen recent y m broad daylight He put the case down while he was 1 treetcarWHen to pick it up it was gone on Pearson 7 county treasurer of K 6 s su t county since Jan 1 1941 die suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhag at his home at oclock Mon day morning as he was about t leave for his office to begin hi days work Funeral services will be hel Thursday morning at ocloe at the First Baptbt church in Al pna with the Kev R F Ktttrel in charge Burial will be at Hamp ton with Masonic graveside serv ices Pearson cnme to the Unitet States from Sweden in 18B1 wit his family which settled at Swe City In 1895 he was married t Bertha Hutchinson of near Fay ette and he and his brother op crated a grocery store in Swe City for the next 11 years Hi then resigned to become book keeper in the Swea City stati bank In 1913 he began farming nea Swea City and in 1927 moved U Algona where he became deputj county treasurer He was in the county treasurers office from then on until his death except for a pe riod of 4 years A robbery of his office during the weekend of March 3 hac preyed upon his mind ever since according to members of the fam ily He issurvived by his wife and son Eugene of Hampton a daugh ter Mrs T A Vaux of Ashton 111 2 sisters in California and his brother Olaf of Swea City Smart Butcher Puts Housebreaker on Ice Philadelphia L Price butcher literally put a house Breaker on ice until the police ar The man ran from Prices lying quarters and attempted to lide in the butcher shops refrig MINORS Fill TAX RR URNS FIND ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ARSON TN IOWA Top Police Detective Harold Leach examines the bloodstained bed in which Sirs Lala Longnecker of Ottumwa was beaten just before her home broke into flames early Tuesday Her husband Ed Longnecker fop insert is being held on charges of arson and attempted murder At right airs Lougnecker 48 rests in bedTuesdayfoIlowinE an attack on her by her hus band Doctors believe she will survive the beating AP Wire Charge lowan on Attempted MurderArson Ottumwa J Long necker onearmed packinghouse vorker was charged with at emped murder and arson Tues lay after his injured wife escaped rom their flaming tworoom louse on the south outskirts of Ottumwa Three sons of the couple rang g in age from 7 to 12 years scaped from the burning build a few moments earlier raced block to a neighbors house and ailed the fire department Longnecker was standing in the ard of his home when firemen rrived Detective Harold Leach said Mrs ongnecker had been hit on the ead several times with a heavy eapon possibly a hammer which vas found on a table near the loody pillow on which her head ad been resting The fire started shortly after a m Leach said the boys told him icy saw their father put crumpled ewspaper on the floor and pour erosene on them then sot them fire The detective also quoted as saying his wife and e had been quarreling about her ntentions to obtain a divorce She led B suit for divorce here sev ral months ago but later with revv it Longnecker was employed in he salt meat department of John lorrell and Co Mrs Longnecker was treated t the neighbors by a doctor for er head injuries County Attorney John D Moon said Tuesday afternoon that Long necker would be arraigned later Tuesday on charges of assault with intent to murder and arson Informations have been filed by the county attorneys office Meanwhile Mrs Longnecker 48 was expectedto survive her injuries doctors said Longnecker is 51 years old and the sons are Bert 12 George 10 and Douglas 7 Expect New French Bid for U S Support Against Spain By JOHN M UIGHTOVVER Associated Press Staff Writer sharp differences in their proaches to critical world lems On another of the diplomatic fronts involving the United States and Russia the state department Tuesday made public a note deny ing Russian contentions that the United States was trying to play a lone hand in influencing the make up oE the Bulgarian govern ment Also Monday night the depart ment released the text of its note to France on Spain This com munication however left the way open for reconsideration American position provided Lhere is new evidence on which U base a case against Franco in the security council The bulk of the American note however was devoted to a rcjcc ion of the French bid for joint sponsorship In appealing to the council mainly on the ground hat Franco does not represent a hreat to international peace and probTot Recovers From Polish Hangover Red Ulnsr Minn Harold Fuppe 18 months old son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Puppe was re covering Tuesday from a furniture polish hangover The infant climbed from his LSI hi AI um nis high chair Monday and swallowed a sizeable portion of the fluid be lore his mother could stop him Work Resumed at Ford Plant in St Paul St Paul Minn re sumed at the Ford Motor company assembly plant Tuesday with 1 500 workers expected to resume pro duction of a 150cara day sched The workers were laid off Feb I because of the steel strike I Strikes At a Glance Senate Group Proposes Plan on Atom Panel Washington senate atomic energy committee Tuesday tentatively approved a plan to vest broad atomic control powers in a military board The proposal sponsored by Sen Arthur H Vaiidenberg R Mich would make the board allpower ful in national defense pluses of the atomic nrogram The committee voted G to 1 for the Vandenberg proposal Chair man Brien McMahon D Conn was the only member opposing it McMahon favored civilian con trol He told reporters that he wished to emphasize the import ance of the committee action He said the board would be empow ered to pass on anything from the hiring of janitors at atomic energy establishments to the construction ot atom bomb plants Under the Vandenberg plan there still would be a civilian com mission on atomic energy but the military board would be specifical ly empowered to review all actions of the control commission deemed by the board to affect the national defense In cases ot dispute be tween the board and commission the matter would be taken directly to the president for decision GARBONEFIGHTS WIFES DIVORCE British War Bride Prepares Reno Suit Rochester N Y Army Lt Harold Carbone said Tuesday he has been notified his wife the former Jean Gloor o1 London is preparing to file suit for divorce at Reno Nev anc declared he will oppose the action if andwhen it is filed Sirs Carbone British war bride who flew Hie Atlantic last Decem ber to join a DubntiueIowa air forces captain instead of her hus band gave birth to a son about 4 weeks ago The child was born at the home of Capt Darrell Beschen who she said was the father Through his attorney Melvin H Zurett Carbone disclosed Tues day he had received a letter from a Reno attorney who said he had been retained by Mrs Carbone who was desirous of a divorce Zurett said the attorney had been nformed that the University Rochester student will not con sent to a divorce and will op pose it The attorney said that U S mmigration authorities are invcs igating circumstances of Mrs arbones entry into this country fe said Carbone had been ques ioned by immigration officials ind added that he understood apt Beschen also had been in erviewed JEAN CARBONE Sentence Minnesota Youths for Stealing Red Hedger Minneapolis and John Hemphill Austm Red Wing training school bojs caught m Chicago after stealing autos enroute there Tuesday were under a year sen tences at the St Cloud reforma tory The youths were sentenced in district court here Monday by t therefore is up to the Spanish icoplc themselves to set rid of him The soviet charge of American activity in Bulgaria came in the midst of a barrage of American criticisms of soviet conduct in Iran and Manchuria This govern ment still is awaiting replies to L Presicient of AFL United Mine Workers its notes on those 2 territories I wth policy committee for last review of dewnndk tn bn m both of which red army forces presen o bituminous coal operators in contract are staying beyond the time the pay shorter work week negotiations more government thinks Participation roy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS idle aDDroximnt 757000 Major should In the Bulgarian case the United States took the position m a recent note to Sofia that the 2 opposition political leaders to be added to the government there should be given real authority and not be ministers in name only Manufacture of floor and wall tile has been greatly speeded up since 1920 through the widespread use of kilns which operate con tinuously unionization Ion of of supervisory vorkers and mined believed among de CHANGES AAF INTO 3 MAJOR COMBAT UNITS Sees Future Wars to Begin With Air Action Because of Atom Bomb Washington army air forces were streamlined Tuesday into 3 major combat commands by Gen Carl Spsalz who declared the atomic bomb made it almost certain any future war would be gin with air action The new chief of the nations air arm announced the following combat groupings for the postwar setup The strategic air command com posed of ions ranere striking forces the air defense command responsible for the aerial protec tion of the continental United Slates and the tactical air com mand which will cooperate with surface forces These will be supplemented by 5 supporting commands and by air national guard and air reserve forces A revised air university system of schooling already has been put into effect Spaatz asserted in a statement that the best insurance against unannounced aerial attack is an adequate alert air forceinbeing The air forces must be pre pared to meet at points well be yond the continental limits of the United States any attack aimed at the national said The atomic bomb has provided a weapon which tremendously in creases the effectiveness of air power he continued From this it follows that any future conflict will begin with air action and may well be concluded with it Spaatz called for full parity and coequal status with the ground and naval service under a single department of national defense In addition to the 3 combat com mands the blueprint calls for an air materiel command training command air transport command the air university nnd an air force proving ground command HAL1FAXSTATES GOERING OFFER Sent Swedish Man for Negotiations Nuernbenr Halifax disclosed Tuesday that Hermann Gocring sent a Swedish civil en gineer Birger Dahlerus to him in August 1939 in a futile effort to negotiate a settlement of Ger manys territorial demands which brought on the outbreak of the war Lord Halifax British ambassa dor to the United States and for ner secretary replied to a writ en interrogatory prepared for to the International Military Tribunal which is trying joeringand 21 other nazis on war crimes charges Goerinffs counsel said Halifaxs replies probably would be submitted to the court after the reichstnarshals testimony s finished Halifax made it plain that most of his information on Gocrings illeged peace efforts was mere hearsay supplied by Dahlerus Field Marshal Albert Kesselring old the Tribunal Tuesday that he was at least partly reponsible for the bombing of Warsaw Hotter dam and Coventry The militarist who opposed Vnerican troops in Italy and France testified for Hermann Gocring one of 22 nazis on trial as wnr criminals The bombs on Coventry landed perfectly Kesselring said Some imcs a whole area must be con sidered as n target He said the British city was a technical and industrial center and that German planners called t a Little Essen I am very sorry as a soldier or 22 years if the attack on Rot I terdam was not what it should have been ho testified explain ing he had heard the attack was made during armistice negotia tions But if this was the and never was able to find it should be counted as an accident of war The marshal said he commanded the air attack on Warsaw He des cribed the Polish capital as a fort ress and asserted that every thing possible was done to hit only military targets a Name I S C Man Uashmglon of vv H Termohlen graduate of Iowa State college as director the poultry branch of the produc tion and marketing administration has been announced here by the agriculture department ;