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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1946, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME f 0 M T r I TCi Y iIC ii I VC I J i IS i J I A VOL LH THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Aaoelated Pieu and United Presi Full Leased Witea Five Cents a Copy RAIL MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 22 1946 IhJj Taper Consliti of Two One No SUBMIT FINAL PLAN Council Iran Case on Agenda MOHAWKS TIED WITH NORTH IN END 4TH INNING Mason City High School Battles Des Moines for State Baseball Crown City and North Des Moines were tied up at the end of the 4th in ning in Wednesdays title high school game Duncan singled to drive home Henley for Mason Citys first score in the first stanza Baker tied up the score with a triple scoring Berg lung in the last of the 3rd for the Polar Beais First Inning Mason City batted first Chris tensen and Jewell struck out Henley got on first with a walk and Duncan hit safely scoring Henley Duncan was the 3rd out when he slid to 2nd Bergling to Polk Van Horn got to first on balls but was out at 3rd on Jones grounder to short Bergling got on first with 4 balls Baker grounded out at first Burnham got on base by balls Sodi grounded to first Mason City 1 Des Moines 0 Second Inninr Quinley got On base and stole 2nd Bennett struck out Chim bidis hit a 2 bagger but Quinley was put out at home Ward was thrown out at first Murtle got a walk but was put out 2nd Holt was out at first and Eoller struck out to retire the side Mason City1 Des Moines 0 Third Inning Corlt grounded out to first Jew ell struck out Christensen hit a long fly to right field caught by Van Horn Van Horn was out at first Jones struck out Berglung walked Bak er hit a triple to score Berglung Burnham hit a pop fly to the in field for third out Mason City 1 Des Moines 1 Fourth Inning Henley grounded to shortstop and was out at first Duncan was hit by a pitched ball Quinley struck out Duncan stole second Bennett struck out Sodi struck out Murtle struck out Holt grounded out at first Mason City I DCS Moines 1 OPA Planning LowPriced Shoe Boost Washington is plan ning a price increase of about 10 per cent in standardtype low priced shoes for men women and children it was learned Wednes day The increase expected to go into effect about June 1 would be granted manufacturers but since there would be no dealer absorption the entire increase will be passed on to consumers OPA hopes that the proposed increase will curb the diversion of materials into the manufacture of higher priced lines In December OPA granted a per cent price increase to all manufacturers to cover increased costs Meanwhile an OPA spokesman said the automobile price increass expected to average about 5 per cent may be announced this week end The increase is to compensate manufacturers for higher costs for auto parts This is the 3rd price increase OPA has granted to auto mobile manufacturers this year OPA also was disclosed to be planning to issue an order Fri day which would permit certain manufacturers to set their own prices on a limited list of prod ucts The prices would be subject to OPA veto withir 15 days The tiew order would apply in most cases to firms whose prod ucts make it impractical to price them on an industrywide basis Faces Prison Term for Breaking Sons Arm Chicago Baranik exconvict faced a one to 5 year prison term Wednesday for break ing the arm of his 4 year old son Baranik was arrested on a warrant sworn out by his wife Cecilia and was convicted on the testimony of his son Dennis When asked who broke his bandaged arm the child cried looked at his father and said daddy beat me PUTS MASON CITY IN FINALSDuane Chvistensen Mason CHy center fielder anson following his gamebreaking homer in 8th The bbw Teammate Kny Henely leSJ lowans Fail in Kidnaping of Physician Prom Omaha Court LOOK Marian Blytn an one of 2 charged in the death of Shortly after District Judge Frank Dineen denied Dr Campbell a writ of habeas to prevent extradition to Iowa as approved by Governor Ipwa aufhorities went swiftly into action Gail Moredick of Council Bluffs deputy Pottawattami county sheriff whisked Dr Campbell to the side door of the courtroom There Council Bluffs Police Leonard Murray and 2 of his dep uties took over The physician was hustled into a car and started for Towa Seeing this Defense Attorney IjlSlde fOT Francis Casey shouted in court My client is being kidnaped Once they get him over that bridge he is out of this states jur The lowans came within about 10 feet of getting Dr Campbell to the Douglas street bridge Shortly before the speeding car reached the bridge Douglas County Dep uty Sheriff Fred Jensen who had chased the Jowans through down town traffic with siren screaming overtook them They agreed to re turn Dr Campbell Judge Dineen who had granted Casey the right to appeal from his refusal of a habeas corpus writ turned the physician over to the Douglas county sheriff The judge held another hearing Wednesday to determine whether Iowa had tbe right to take Dr Campbell into their state pending outcome of Caseys appeal to the Nebraska supreme court Dr Campbell and Dr J C Anderson both of Omaha are charged in Iowa with 2nd degree murder in connection witli the abortion death of Miss Blyth whose body was found in the Missouri river Politician Threatened Memphis Tenn Leader E H Crump has disclosed receipt of an extortion letter threatening him or his wife with death unless he pays Crump said he had made no ef fortto comply with the demand Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Mostly cloudy with scattered showers or thunder storms Wednesday night and Thursday Cooler Thursday Iowa Mostly cloudy with scattered showers or thunder storms Wed nesday night and Thursday Cooler in northwest portion Wednesday night JImnesota Scattered showers Wednesday night Cooler north west portion Thursday mostly cloudy and cooler with showers south and central portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 72 Minimum 47 At 6 a m Wednesday 60 YEAR AGO Maximum 59 Minimum 45 HERBERT H LEHSIAN Renews Demand for Rationing of Food Page 2 Luther College Commencement Page 1Z Holy Family Wins at Kensett 21 Page 11 SEE EXTENSION OF BONUS CORN Offer Has Not Brought in Enough Needed Wheat Washington avail able cereal supplies still running far short of this countrys prom ises to famine areas the govern ment is expected to extend its 30 centafaushel wheat bonus be yond the May 25 expiration date Top agriculture department of ficials decline to comment on this possibility but they conceded that the bonos offer has not brought in the amount of wheat urgently needed to meet export schedules for the remainder of May and June The government had hoped to obtain at least 100000000 bushels of wheat from farmers by means of the bonus offered in addition to the ceiling price on the grain Hand grenades were first used in warfare during the 5th cen tury SEEK RELIEF ON CREAMERY PRICE Iowa Operators Want Hearing Mote OPA With many creameries stopping their churns at a time when but ter is disappearing from grocers shelves directors of the Iowa Creameries association and of the Iowa Creamery Operators associa tion Wednesday sought relief from what they call discriminatory price restrictions by the office of price administration Directors of the 2 associations in City made plans for requesting a hearing before OPA for relief from the present ceiling price on butterfat in butter while there are no ceilings on butterfat in other cream products The meeting was called by Julius Brunner Osage president of the Iowa Creameries associa tion and was attended also by James Stewart Des Moines attor ney engaged fay the creameries to explore the possibilities of legal action from the price control schedule The creamery operators are not attempting to have prices in creased on butter it was empha sized by J S Quist Ames exec utive secretary of the Iowa Creameries association but he pointed out the impracticality oi making butter to sell at 56 cents a pound out of butterfat which can be sold for 30 cents a pound more for use in ice cream and other dairy products which hav no OPA ceiling The public as a whole is not aware of the problems of the lo cal creameries as they are hav ing to operate under the present butter and cream price structure declared Quist With a ceiling on butter and no restrictions on certain classes of cream the creameries are baring either to market their cream or lease their churns Many local creameries have leased their churns to large pro cessors and chain store grocers he added and quite a numbet have been sold to large concerns while others have closed hoping to reopen when they can operate under normal competition The annual meeting of the Iowa Creameries association will be held in Des Moines Oct 25 and 26 the directors decided Attend ing the meeting here besides Brunner and Quist were Charles Thatcher West Bend W I Was son Brooklyn A W Stewart Oelwein Bernie Scholten Hull M P Junker Glidden O K Storre Kensett Francis Giblin Ossian R A Bartlett Sibley O S Kloock Garner Robert Ewing Tripoli L B Cash Clear Lake J M Moore Palmer P W Peter son Williams Harry McLain North English A C Honn Coles burg A Heggen Des Moines Bert Ridgeway Des Moines A L Ronneberg manager of State Brand Creameries Inc Mason City and Prof A W Rudnick Ames of the Iowa State college extension service Moscow Says U S Pilots Are Downed London Moscow radio luoted a Tass report from re iable sources as say ng that 7 Americanpiloted planes nad been shot down over Man churia while bombing Chinese communist forces Reports of the downine of the planes followed the withdrawal of soviet troops from Manchuria which was completed May 3 the iroadcast saifli Fighting which developed be ween the communists and Chi nese national government forces after that date revealed that the Kuomintang troops were equipped with American arms some of which have fallen into the hands the peoples revolutionary army as trophies the broadcast de clared Great indignation it added has been caused in the raziks of the peoples revolutionary army by the fact that 7 bombers which bombed troops of the peoples revolutionary army and were shot down proved to be Americans The pilots also proved to be Ameri cans Lt Gen Alvan C Gillem Jr Wednesday termed very ques tionable a Russian Tass news agency assertion that American Piloted planes had been shot down over Manchuria while bombing Chinese communist forces Gillem commander of U S forces in China said he had abso lutely no information on the Tass report He recalled that an order that no American planes should Ely north of Mukden had been is sued after earliercommunist as sertions that U S planes were ac tive in Manchuria There has been no intimation recentlyfrom China of anyAmeri i canpiloted planes operating over Manchuria except as transports for American observers or for truce teams composed of Ameri can Chinese government and com munist members U S army and marine generals in the China theater repeatedly have denied that U S pilots were flying any but peaceful missions IRANIAN ENVOY SAYS ORIGINAL CHARGES KEPT Council Rejects Move to Ask Premier Qavam for Yes or No Answer New York Hussein Ala Iranian ambassador to the United States told the United Nations security council Wednesday that lie believed Irans original com plaint of interference by soviet Bussia is still on the agenda The council a sliort time later decided unanimously to keep the Iranian case on Its books but to adjourn discussion of it indef initely This would allow the case to he brought up at any time a member desires The council rejected by a 9 to 2 vote a Polish proposal to send a telegram to Premier Qavam of Iran asking a straight yes or no answer to whether he was satis fied with the soviet evacuation France and Poland were the only delegations voting for that motion Then the council adjourned subject to the call oE the chair man Ala was invited to a seat at the council table on the request of the Netherlands delegate Dr Felco Van Kleffens after the United States and Great Britain had joined in a demand to keep the Iranian case on the agenda until a complete report has been made The ambassador said that Pre mier Qavam xC Iran had asked that the question of soviet with Seek Advice on Miners Welfare Issue Washington govern ment Wednesday called Chairman Arthur Altmeyer of the social se curity board into negotiations with John L Lewis presumably for advice on the controversial wel fare fund issue in the coal tieup Secretary of Interior J A Krufr who took over the nations soft coal mines in an effort to keep hem running after expiration of he present strike truce Saturday conferred with Lewis for hours Wednesday without reporting any progress A spokesman for Krug told re porters that the presence of Alt meyer at the afternoon session does not necessarily indicate the Sovernment is considering partici pating in whatever welfare fund plan eventually may be adopted This spokesman also said he did not know whether Lewis had given Krug any assurance that he would appeal to the 400000 soft coal miners to stay on the job next week Krug had said at a news con ference Tuesday evening that some reply from Lewis might be given Wednesday The operators nesotialinf com mittee agreed Wednesday to rec ommend that any wage increase that may be granted he miners be made retroactive for the first 2 weeks of government operation ending June 4 The recommendation also pro vides a system for the mine own ers to collect higher prices retro drawal of troops dropped from Iran be But Ala added the premier in rll an complaint that of soviet interfer ence in Iranian affairs Russias seat at the council table was empty as the council met to decide what to do about Irans case The grebes acquatic birds eat feathers and feed them to their young actively Government seizure which raised the American flag over 4500 pits was announced by the white house in an urgent bid to keep alive the 2week strike me in iwejj auvt me zweeic striKe ms jnstrucUonsJiad saidnothing truce now set to expire Saturday about drawing Brans Tiftier nfghf President Truman designated Secretary of Interior J A Krug bulky 38yearold former navai lieutenant commander as federal mines administrator To aid Krug he assigned the hardhitting boss of the wartime Adm Ben Morrell who ran the oil refineries after a similar seiz ure step last year EXPECT CONFAB WITH TRUMAN ON PROPOSAL Tension Mounts as Deadline for Strike Truce End Draws Near Washington trotherhoods said Wednesday they ad submitted to the government final proposition for settle ment of the rail strike and may onfer during the day with Presi lent Truman AF Whitney president of tha rainmens Brotherhood told a eporter that Dr John R Steel man presidential labor adviser lad advised him this mornine by clephone that the brotherhood fficials may be Invited to thu vhite house Whitney said he Is vailing to hear further from Steelman as to what time The strike of 250000 engineers ind trainmen is set for 4 p m local Standard Times Thursday We gave Mr Steelman a final iroposition Whitney said It is letter than any we have sub mitted yet Whitney declined to give any details saying youll have to ask Dr Steelman about that The union leader said it was the 2nd iffer made since the 2 brother iooIs scaled down their wage de mands from an original minimum if a day and 25 per cent jenerally to a minimum per day with a general 18 per cent vage boost We now are walling to hear rom the government whether the new olfer is acceptable to the iarriers Whitney said A spokesman for the carriers void newsmen that his group has neither heard from Dr Steelman Wednesday nor had any word of a white house visit Whitney said he did not know whether Steel man would invite only the broth erhoods to the white house or both the carriers and brotherhoods Mother Will Return to Homely Baby Burlington Ashe 27 and his wife Margie 20 planned Wednesday to hurry back to the homely baby she left in the hospital because she couldnt bear to think of taking him home and showing him to everyone The couple was reunited in a Burlington police station almost B hours after she disappeared from a Chicago hospital Tuesday after noon Ashe arriving at the hospital to take home his wife and 10 day old son had found a note on the night stand in her room asking plaintively why the baby FINDS MISSING Ashe 27 holds his 9 day old son who was abandoned by his wife Marjorie 20 be cause he was not cute Ashe found his wife in Burlington Tuesday night after she telephoned him to come and get her The child was born on Mothers day AP Wirephoto couldnt have been cute like you He expressed amazement at his wifes action adding that the baby was perfect in every way The young mother got as far as Burlington and changed her mind From the Union Station she tele phoned her frantic husband beg ging him to please come and ge me honey Ashe called Burlington police asked them to hold his wife foi safekeeping then chartered plane A few hours later he burs into the police station Mrs Ashe was there waiting Oh darling she sobbed In so mixed up I dont know why I did it Take me home Ashe took his young bride in his arms Shes all right now he mur mured was amnesia or some thing She didnt know what sh was doing Ashe a navy veteran flrs learned of his wifes disappear ance when he drove up to the n linois Central hospital to take his wife and their new baby bad home Hospital attendants me him at the door and fear struck his heart when he saw their faces His wife had disappeared the told him She left behind a 6 page noti addressed to the most adorabli and precious husband in the worlt and to the sweetest and kindes and mosr understanding mothe1 in the world Ashe said they would speno the day in Burlington and return to Chicago Thursday Were going to hurry back t that baby he said And we both think hes the most beautiful babj in the world Hope to Iowa Hollywood o m e ne month Bob Hope is embarking r a jittle tour to touch up my tim ing Helping the comedian in hi timing exercises will be severa hundred thousand citizens wh are expected to crowd ballparks and other stadia in all parts o the country to see him and a hour variety show Soon he will pack his troupi into a plane and play a number of U S cities including Minne apolis and Des Moines Senate Group Blocks Move on Subsidies Washington motion to jnd all consumer price subsidies on food next July 1 was defeated LI to 7 by the senate banking committee Wednesday Offered by Senator Capehart R it would have ex empted other subsidies now paid on copper lead zinc and rubber Government subsidies to keep down retail food prices now run in the neighborhood of SIGOO 00000 a year say members of the committee which is drafting a price control extension bill The committee decided to meet again Wednesday afternoon in an effort to reach decisions on other proposals for reducing and even tually eliminating the subsidy payments Senator Taft ROhio had ready an amendment to end the subsidies by Jan 1 and to cut their amount for the last G months of this year to about half what OPA says is needed The subsidies are paid oil meat flour dairy products and some other commodities to hold down their price in the grocery store OPA figures that their removal would necessitate a rise of 5 to 8 cents a pound in the price of meat for instance and onecent for a loaf of bread 4 BABIES DIE ON BRIDESHIP 15 Others Stricken by Strange MaJady New York of 19 infants stricken by an unidenti fied ailment aboard the brideship Zebuloii Vance on a voyage from Le Havre France to New York died Wednesday raising the death toll to 4 the New York port of embarkation announced The infant died at Fort Hamil ton hospital Brooklyn The 3 others died aboard the Zebulon Vance The 15 ill babies were re ported fairly well All but 2 of the children were about 6 months old Col John U Schiess chief of public relations for the port said Names of the infants were not announced The ailing children have been re moved to the army hospital at Fort Hamilton Brooklyn The vessel carrying 426 war brides and children from France Belgium Poland and Holland ar rived Monday Schiess said army physicians had not yet diagnosed the illnoss ill ;