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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wire MASOX CIT1 IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 23 1916 WELL WILL BE were so pretty and so alike tfteir mother tried dressing them as little girls with outstanding success as the picture s to Set Up Iowas Part in Food Famine Plan Des aioines of or ganizations were being asked Sat urday to help in a statewide food conservation program in which lowans will save so their world neighbors can eat Plans for the conservation cam paign were completed at a meet ing here FriSay of the United States department of agriculture council of Iowa and A J Love Jand director of the Iowa Produc tion and Marketing administration and chairman of the council said Ihe group would seek the support of all organizations Assistance will be sought from retail and wholesale food distrib utors and restaurants Churches schools civic and service organi zations labor groups and womens clubs will be asked to carry the message of need to their members County USDA councils were be ing directed to set up their county organizations immediately Iowa families the council said will be asked to save twothirds of a loaf of bread and tablespoons of fats a day as their share in the famine emergency program The family goal was based on esti mates of how much food an aver age family of 5 could make avail able for export by eating less flour fats and oils and cut ting down on waste Specific recommendations as to how the necessary saving can be best carried out by the individual family and the public eating places will be made The council also included recom mendations to farmers for the con servation of livestock feed supplies cleaning sorting and recribbing corn carrying excess moisture and in danger of spoilage balancing livestock and poultry with avail able and visible feed supplies marketing of bogs marketing of cattle as at lighter soon as they approach reasonable finish for grade carelul culling of iff poultry flocks Rent Control Director Gets Eviction Notice Bloomington 111 E Bates rent control director for McLean county had his own private housing problem to worry about Saturday The house in which he has been living was sold and he received an eviction notice Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Occasional showers Saturday becoming partly cloudy Saturday night and Warmer Sunday Sunday Iowa Cloudy Saturday with show ers and occasional thunder storms Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Warmer Sun day Minnesota Mostly cloudy Satur day night clearing Sunday Rain and occasional thunder Human Guinea Pigs for Test a parachute jumper a selfprofessed alcoholic several veterans and one volunteered to be human guinea piijs in the oomb tests armynavy atomic was Task force headquarters quickly explained by return mail tint volunteers would not be acceptedat any price Only sheep P oS ana wnite rats will be aboard the target ships when the poned tests are held been radiated He thoughtfully enclosed his telephone number British Rush Food Supplies to Ease German Starvation Report Sharp Increase in Food Store Looting by Germans in Hamburg Hamburg IP Two suicides and further looting of bread stores were disclosed Saturday as Brit ish authorities announced addi tional supplies were on the way uion in the of Germany occupation zone A 45 year old German woman who had used up her March bread ration hanged herself on her home Another housewife threw herself in front of a train A British public health officer said that if the present German ration of 1000 calories daily was not increased within the next 6 weeks or 2 months will see a pronounced effect More Hamburg bread shops were robbed during the night despite the posting of extra police British authorities said supplies vegetables cocoa and fish were on the way They said fresh vegetables were coming from Denmark dehydrated and canned vegetables from South Africa Australia New Zealand ana the United States cocoa from SEND B29S TO TOP OF WORLD AVashinsfon army air forces put new emphasis on the polar defense of the northern hemisphere Saturday by planning to send Superfortresses to the top of the world for data on Arctic flying conditions Tlie air forces announcement tied the projected experiment in with the Canadian armys current musk ox trek Into the icy stretches of the far north to de termine how well troops and mechanized equipment can oper ate in such barren areas The B29 flights will range from 1500 to 2000 miles to the most northerly points reached by the musk ox ground parlies and the air forces said the operation will be the closest approxima tion to actual military transport airborne operations under Arctic conditions ever attempted Thus the air forces intends to duplicate in its field the navy ex periment which only recently Indefinite Delay of Tests for Atomic Bomb IRAN PREMIER SEES HOPE FOR EARLYSOLUTION Says Evacuation of Russian Troops Will Solve All Problems Tehran Premier Ahmed Qavam expressed confidence Sat urday a satisfactory solution would be found to Irans dispute with soviet Hussia and suggested a settlement possibly would come soon At a news conference Qavam chuckled at a reporters inquiry What would you do if the Rus sians decided to remain in Iran in suite of possible official op position by the security council The premier said he did not be lieve he would be called upon to make such a decision It makes no difference if the council meets now or hi 15 days he said If by the time it does meet we have not solved the fun damental problem of evacuation by other means then our case under security council regulations is to be included on that organ izations agenda Asserting he was sure a satis facloiT solution one way or the other will be found Qavam said Evacuation of Russian troops rom Iran is the fundamental problem Its solve others1 agreement would As for Azerbaijan the province where a semiautonomous state has been set up Qavam said this problem was relatively unimport ant and might be definitely set tled by negotiation as soon as soviet troops lelt He said 110 new Russian troops had entered Iran since March 2 the date by which under treaty they were to have left The question is that Russian roops are here he said They should go Qavam declared unauthorized a letter which Hussein Ala Iran ian ambassador to the United States sent recently to the unit ed nations secretarv general Trygve Lie The premier said he had sent a telegram to Ala instructing him to avoid any actions contrary to diplomatic ethics and likely to lead to further misunderstand ings Alas letter released in New York Thursday night by united nations officials said that a de lay in security council considera tion of the RussianIranian case would inevitably result in in creased harm to the interests of Iran He said direct negotiations have Qavam said the recent arrest of former premier Said Zia Ed Din was ordered because of cer tain subversive activities against our government He said the affair strict ly one of internal politics and without international significance Reds to Quit Manchuria by End of April Chungking Russian government has promised to witU draw all soviet forces from Man churia not later than the end of April Foreign Minister Wang ShihChieh told the peoples po litical council Saturday Wane said the information was contained In a note from the Rus sian government received Friday He added that he communica tion was in reply to a Chinese dip lomatic note sent to Moscow March 6 asking when Russian forces would be withdrawn Pressed for details Wang prom ised to give the council a written report of negotiations with Russia over Manchuria Government sources said it was not likely the evacuation of Man churia uottld include the treatv port Dairen which the Russians are garrisoning heavily or Port Arthur over which the Soviets were given control in the Sino soviet treaty Wangs announcement was lie first indication of Russias inten tions in Manchuria since a red army commander at Mukden said soviet troops would leave cer tainly no later than American forces were withdrawn from China The announcement came as Chi nese press dispatches Saturday told of mounting tension as com munist and government forces moved toward possible full scale armed clashes in the north Government troops were re ported advancing toward Siep ingkai communistheld rail junc tion town 100 miles north of Muk den as the reds sabotaged com munications between Mukden and Changchun capital of Manchuria A World Daily News dispatch reported large numbers of com munist troops were massing in Jehol province It speculated they might be planning new attacks against government forces Wrong A 1 i t A v 11L i jf v iiniiJtaiiuiitii aSUlllllttllltie Australia Bermuda and Britain sent the supercarrier Midway Asked if the Russian government nnrt IICH U to t and fish from Norway Military government officials storms in central and northeast The i said that except for the fish how ever there would not be enough to allow for general distribution but that every effort would be made to use the supplies to ease the hunger which has caused a sharp increase in the looting of food stores in Hamburg A British medical officer said Friday the first definite signs of starvation had been noted among residents of Germanys 2nd larg est city Hamburg trade unions urged the allied control commission Fri day night to reduce the work week from 48 to 36 hours in the British zone because of starva tion scale rations Ruhr coal pro duction was reported down 15 per cent since the ration was cut from 1500 to approximately 1000 cal ories a day The Italian news agency Ansa said 2 persons were killed and 5 wounded Friday in a food riot at Messina Sicily alter crowds looted warehouses UNRRA stocks In Lucca Florence the agency said another crowd mainly we stores north to subArctic waters to test operations in icy latitudes The Midway is now enroute to New York Marlin Hurt Played in Southwest Iowa Ked Oak southwest ern Iowa persons knew Marlin Hurt as a saxophone player and Fibber McGees show died Thurs day at his Hollywood home Residents here where Hurt lived at one time recalled that as a member of a Red Oak orchestra he kept practicing voice stunts had requested the arrest Ihe pre mier answered Of course not They did not know of the arrest until ward It is not my custom to dis cuss our internal affairs with foreign governments All parties acting against the interest of the country will ba dealt with in the same manner Wrong No Laundry New York ChiTsai Hoo an assistant to United Na tions Secretary General Trygve Ue was summoned to a staff meeting at UNO headquarters Headquarters are at 610 5th Ave but Hoo merely was told to call which he 610 at the Hotel WaldorfAstoria A woman cordially beckoned him in As he slood in the door way bewildered she asked hat he wait a moment The woman went o another mom and re turned uilh a Madame said Hoo Im afraid there has been a slight misunder standing In your country many Chinese are laundrymen but not all Chinese are laundrymen I think Im in the wrong room 200 LlidOflBelause of Steel Shortage Albert Lea Minn Grossnfckte Candidate DCS Moines Gross on Des Moines and Polk county FHED HOSE TELL RED SPY WORK ON ATOM Reveal Orders to Get Atom Radar Information Montreal Russias spies ordered their Canadian agents to got information on atomic research on radar application for a battleship destined to serve in the Pacific and on a new explosive it was revealed Saturday Documents produced UJ Igor Gouzenko soviet code expert at the preliminary hearing for Fred Rose communist member of par liament charged ivlth giving secret informaiion to Russia also dis closed the agents were instructed to obtain information on Canadian military Ktrengthat Valcartlcr The documents told of a radar rush job for a battleship for the Pacific and said that agent Ba deau identified by Gouzenko as Durnford Smith tells of nuclear research of bombarding with at oms at the University of Mon treal The documents did not make clear whether the agents referred to an American or British battle ship Other evidence at Saturdays hearing disclosed that the soviet military attache here cabled to the director in Moscow the news that Rose was reelected to the Canadian parliament and that 2 other communists Tim Buck labor progressive national leader and Sam Carr national organizer were defeated It was the first lime Bucks name was brought up in the espionage ring hearing Gouzenko testified that Russia created its espionage network in Canada by working with the communist party He said Rose and Sam Carr national organber of the laborprogressive com munist party in Canada were recruiting agents for a soviet es pionage ring The source outlining the prob able course of the hearing who asked that his name not be used i i 17 iimi iua nuiiie noi oe used workers at the Queen j said that some of the agents vere ere have been laid recruited through the wmminlrt off because of the steel short age President F A Teow dis closed Saturday He said plant operations had been cut to 4 days a week At the Oldon Manufacturing company L A Berglund said a proposal to reduce the work week from 48 to 40 hours was being considered for the same reason Officials of American Gas Ma chine company said they could continue for another 60 days al though incoming sfeel shipments were small night spots will be a republican j candidate for sheriff 20 Die In Crash Shanghai A special plane Delaware New Jersey and affnirs eoi Georgia I of the Chinese national military gia were toe only state of Nanking MaSh i which the 20 lives aviation commission crashed near i constitution unanimously itu ISa iattirday sources through the communist party and worked not for money but because ol their ideology He said the overall supervision of Rose and Carr appeared to come trom some other source than the office of the Russian military attache where the collected formation allegedly was sembled m as Report Colorado Gold Strike Colorado Springs Colo UR A gold strike was re ported Saturday in the fabulous Cripple Creek mining district The lode the Golden Ajax mine was discovered in Cycle corporations British Jump Pole Stand on Refugee Aid Atlantic City N J Pol ish demand for denial of UNRRA aid and asylum to political refu gees drew from British Minister of State Philip Noel Baker Saturday the retort that We have the war for the liberty ol the individual We cannot sacrifice it novv He took the floor of UNJlItAs luneil mcetinsr here aflcr 1olish Minister of Heallli Jail Stanczyk claimed that its war scattered rct usces were being exposed to the systematic propjgamla of irre sponsible troublemakers whose aim is sowing he seeds of another war Noel Baker declared that Bri tain would oppose throwing per sons out into a hostile country with no other means of gaining a livelihood than that of banditry Referring to Stanczyks assert ing that no iron curtain separated Poland from the rest of the world the British delegate declared that common usage of that term means the right of a free press to go inlo a country and move about freely He added that he would take Stanczyks assurance that such was the case in Poland Jan Stanczyk Polish minister of health called upon delegates from 47 nations at the UNRKA council mccrinjr here to deny relief to dis placed persons who do not wish to return for political reasons and are physically fit to fake jiarl in reconstruction of their country In an obvious reference to for mer Prime Minister Winston Churchills speech at Fulton Mo the Polish spokesman declared Unfortunately there still exist persons who keep assuring us that there has been dropped over some countries among them Poland an iron curtain designed to conceal from the rest of the world some dark secrets from Hie life of those countries Slanczyk claimed displaced persons camps have been placed under the control of socalled na tional liaison officers who owe heir allegiance to certain gener als hostile to our government Stanczyks assertions were made at the council began discus sing the longsimmering dispute over what lo do with hundreds of thousands of warscattered re fugees who do not want to go home The Issue involving more than 500000 displaced persons reached the council floor Satur day while representatives of 47 nations pondered llieir primary eke out from the worlds available food sup plies enough to feed a hunzry world Most of them privately some of them publicly stated their belief tnnt it just could not be done with the result that sentiment is mounting here for a lormal rec ommendation that peoples from exenemy countries must stand last in he queue for food relief Quietly behind the scenes a move to bring the United States back to war time rationing of com modities in short ularly cereals fats and gathering momentum despite a claim by Secretary of Agriculture Anderson that such a step would prove impractical lowan Wins 2nd Prize on Atomic Bomb Essay Yokohama Lieuten ant Donald H Stewart TRUMAN CLAIMS POSTPONEMENT FOR CONGRESS But 2 Officials of Test Say Held Up by International Rift Washington possibil ity that the atomic bomb tests in the Piicifie may lie delayed indef initely was raised Saturday by 2 men closely linked with prepara tions for the event President Truman announced Friday night that the tests had been postponed about fi weeks o enable more congressmen to witness he experiment In response to a question at a news conference this morning Presidential Secretary Charles G Ross said he had no informaiion on a specific new date for the tests originally scheduled for May 15 off Bikini atoll in the Marshall islands The 2 officials who suggested the possibility of an indefinite de lay talked to a reporter about the sme time that Senator Huffman D Ohio disclosed he intends to seek senate action cancelling the tests entirely Huffman said in a statement at Columbus the postponement should be made permanent The 2 officials who would not allow the use of their names said they thought the 0 weeks post ponement would be extended in definitely or at until former World war H allies have ad justed their postwar differences One official said It would be rather dangerous to discuss the real reasons at this time when there Is every jmlicallon hat an Improvement in hegeneral pic ture is in evidence Nothing should be allowed o disturb that trend at this time he added The tests may well be delayed until everybody is pull together Agreeing with this view the other source said that the first test of the bombs now tentatively set about 6 weeks after the orig inal date of May 15 was doubt ful The remaining tests he said appear certain to be postponed Both commented that the 6 weeks postponement would carry the tests close to the typhoon sea son Ross reiterated nt his news con ference that the delay was ordered to permit additional congressmen to witness the tests He asserted the decision was not a sudden one and was not related in any way expression to Prime Minister Stalins of confidence in the Des Moines Iowa won 2nd prize in an 8th army essay contest on Who Should Control the Atomic Bomb urday army officials said Sal united organization Friday He declined lo say lioweier where the idea for the postpone ment had oriRinalcd Koss told a news conference Saturday niorn ins he still stood on his announce ment Friday night hat he post ponement was prompted by the fact that many congressmen want to observe he test but would be kept From doins so if he bombs were set off as scheduled There had been widespread speculation that international considerations and the approach ing meeting of the UNO security council in New York might have influenced this country to delay the atom bomb project Ross said he had noted an in clination to link the announcement of the deferment with his state ment Saturday night at the same time that President Truman was not surprised at Sfalins attitude toward the united nations because the president had known all along TU r the Russian leader felt that way 10 and 2 ncm Stalins views were expressed in of letters with Eddy resort hotels for their prize win control of the bomb Eddy Gilmore Associated Press re porter in Moscow CojSSKfflcIal saM that near H HS T favor of imcnlaSianU presidcnt the post of the bornh v to Committee Ponders North African By FREDERICK C OTHMAN ending m northeast Sunday forenoon Warmer Sunday and in north east Saturday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 57 Minimum 34 At 8 a m Saturday 35 Precipitation 73 YEAR AGO Maxirnum 72 Minimum j j government announced Fridav ben James night that the Dutch bread ration j MMead of NY an3 the mem would be cut from 617 pounds a bcfs of his war investigating corn week a person to 529 pounds j mittee Saturday found themselves pondering the North African lin Mason Cityans Land in New York Port Pfc Clarence A Brattrad and Sgt Benjamin N Prohaski Mason City arc scheduled to arrive in New York Saturday aboard the General Muir according to an AP dispatch received here gerie crisis If the Jigmres of the U S treas ury department tell the troth the treasury doesnt guarantee It some African belles have been waiting for their undershirts and panties nearly a year now Maybe they may never set cm The whole deal is as confusing to the senators as it doubtless is to the ady Africans I guess Id betfcr begin at the beginnins Sen Mead wanted to know vhat was happenina to the originally destined for African infants It had n850 pounds of mens shirts in cases with batteries for Casablanca and 161 19463 pounds of farm machinery parts and tools should home There sold to folks at seemed to be some ury procurement division for lendlease and left on the docks at wars end The state department boys said they had made deals for some countries to buy much the stuff that they were trying to make more deals Some of the things they said might eventually be sold to Americans as surplus The senator asked for figures He got em He certainly did The treasury sent up lists of ar ticles still in its warehouses such as the 10 barrels or the 985 pound of baby panties and as 84 bundles of rakes for Afri ican agriculturists viJIJ 131A what its oldfashioned statisticians I r called womens undershirt for Thd treasur ma id the lists Tunis Twelve barrels of panties still on hand the treasury said had been ordered for the ladies of Algiers It mentioned 25232 pounds of sheeting for the beds ol Algiers and Casablanca The list was a long one includ ing such items as 115719 pounds of writing paper for France 40110 pounds of tires and tubes for Ta hiti and other French isles in the South Pacific 18710 pounds of light bulb anrf nndno pounds of changed from day to day that stuff kept coming in and going out and that it wasnt any of his business anyhow The diplomats were in charge he said all he did was see that it was stored in warehouses Mead whose committee Friday issued a report criticizing lend lease operations in general said the tractors and the panties either should gi to the Africans at once if they have a right 1o them or miscalculation about holding up Stalins views Ho atidcd that he had planned I to announce the postponement Saturday morning but someone in the navy or elsewhere saw fit to put it out Friday night When it beganto leak out he said the OIKS at white house decided on a formal statement The white house announcement of the postponement said mere i r rr in the Brooklyn warehouse while 108448 tan green and black belts mouldered on Pier 98 in south Philadelphia On the same pier are 12 maps of the world In a drug warehouse in New York are 28 800 4 ounce cans toothpow der indicating that somebody somewhere decided the native of his town no longer needed to pol ish their choppers You see what I meant when I said confusing grcssmcn from going to the tests off Bikini atoll in the Marshall islands Hoover Sees Pope U S Presi dent Herbert Hoover said alter a 25minute audience with Pope Pius XII Saturday that he found the pontiff tensely interested in the food problem and very anx ious about the famine situation in the world ;