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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1946, Mason City, Iowa V t i I I Ji I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT Acodated Prm tmd United PTMJ Full MAKES ALU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS IFive Cents a Copy This Paper Coosisti of Two SccllonsStcUon One No 200 V Mem MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 30 1946 PAYSTRIBUTE TO WAR DEAD Mason City Honors Fallen War Heroes MILES HITS AT GREEDFEST IN POSTWAR RA Asks Americans to Live Principles for Which Our Men Died Mason City joined with other communities of the nation Thurs day in honoring its war dead with World war II veterans taking part in the ceremonies for the first time The observance here included a parade of veterans and other pa triotic groups a program in Cen tral park and the decoration of graves of veterans in local ceme teries The challenge of Memorial day is that we live the principles for which they died declared Frank Miles former editor of the Iowa Legionaire in his address in Central park We must be strong he ad mitted but warned that the only thing which will prevent Aanother war Is the teaching anoiVliviijg the brotherhood of man and Fa therhood of God A national greedfest confronts us less than a year aftet the con flict endedMiles declared Look at the spectacle now of men who would put the dollar sign above all else Why is it that war brings out the best qualities in men and peace the worst Unity during wartime has al ways saved America Miles con tinued We must remember that we have a responsibility to keep the peace inst as bte as the part we took in winning it remember ing the next war the civil ians wil nave as good a chance to ju those m uniform If rriac happens therell be a lot more peacemakers in this world Our dead and those who have come back alive ask us Let there The parade which preceded the ceremonies in Central park was obviously affected by the uncer mately 50 veterans of the Z World wars marched Throughout the program the rain drizzled fitfully upon the crowd of several hun dred who watched from the curb ings on Federal avenue and then moved io the part Miles called attention to the ab sence of the man who had invited him and who for many years was head of the Mason City Memorial association and consequently in charge of the days the late L L Raymond Oscar L Jewell memorial as sociation chairman introduced the speaker Leo AUstot was mar shal of the day and in charge of the parade Hampton Man Chaplain in Marine Fleet Pearl Harbor enlisted sailor m World war I and now holding the rank of navy captain R R Marfcen of Hampton Iowa reported here from Kyushu Japan and has assumed new du ties of fleet marine force Pacific chaplain He formerly had been attached to the 2nd marine divis ion Before entering the naval chap plains corps in April 1933 Chap T T Iain Marken was pastor of Capitol d L s Hill Christian church Des Moines Corkers Iowa for 5 years Born at Mason City Iowa 47 years ago the chaplain was grad uated from Drake university in Des Moines in 1928 He had en lisTed inlhTumtVdItalesTaVta April 1917 and was discharged Eot be with the rate of shipfltter first class in December 1921 His wife and his foster mother Mrs S J Wolf live in Hampton is making plans for his lands in the near future Lewis Wins Wage Boost and Seek Body of Health Fund in Mine Pact Washington coal strike is over John L Lewis won And lic SERVE WARNING ON LABOR RIFTS Seek Peace in Farm Equipment Maritime Washington govern ment posted stern warnings Thursday that it wants the mari time and farm equipment labor disputes quickly With the navy reportedly ready to step in Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach told ship oper ators and union leaders alike that this country cannot permit the t hr e a t e n e d merchant marine strike It would he said block international trade and cat off the flow of food to famine areas Hence the cabinet officer de clared he intends to keep both sides in constant session here in an effort to reach an agreement before the June 35 strike date set by CIO maritime and longshore workers in Atlantic Pacific and Gulf ports At the same time the secretary cautioned the J I Case and Allis Chalmers farm implement com panies that unless they make a real effort to reach an agree ment with their 35000 striking workers by weeks end he will ask President Truman to ssizft the companies1 nine plants If he recommends seizure Schwellenbach said he also will ask Mr Truman to authorize the seizing agency to go ahead and negotiate new contracts with striking workers the procedure the government followed in sign ing a contract Wednesday with United Mine The report that the navy is ready with a complete plan of op eration to take over the merchant mantle if that strike develops came from capitol hill but the T it asked Confirm U S Attorney Washineton senate 1 Dakota that ended the last major barrier to fullscale output Lewiss anthracite miners are due to walk out at midnight Thursday night but hard coal is used primarily for heating homes And a nationwide maritime strike is threatened for June 15 but the domestic market will quickly grab everything Ameri can industry can turn out for months to come Lewis said the bituminous pits will be in ful operation by Mon day The strike lasted 59 broken only by a 2wcek truce ernoon in the Upper Des Moines industrial river a mile and a half northeast when it was at the impact peak of its When the government will be able to return the mines to their owners remained a question The they were advised of the contract terms only a couple of hours in advance of the actual plainly displeased The government seized the mines 9 days ago and immediate ly got down to bargaining with Lewis Out of those talks came these principal contract terms 1 An cent an hour wage increase which with overtime provisions will add to the miners daily rate and hike his earnings for a 5day week from to 2 A 525000000 a year welfare fund to be financed by a 5 cent a ton royalty on each ton of coal produced and to be administered by a 3way hoard Present pay roll contributions will go into a separate hospital and medicine fund to be controlled solely by the union The payroll contribu tions vary in coalfields 3 Unionization of a limited number of foremen 4 Standardized safely sanita tion and housing facilities The contract signed by Lewis with a pen borrowed from Mr Truman is good only for the period of government operation The operators themselves will have to sign before the mines will be returned to them Report Cattle Rustling Sidney N Y cases of cattle rustling have been ported to police State troopers in vestigating said the crimes were YEAR AGO lt apparently done by amateur rust lers who were hungry for steak Boy in River Algona of Algona Bobby was swimming with Gene Hang son of Joe Harig and Eldon and Arthur Winkel sons of Mr and Mrs L A Winkel all of Algona In a darcerous soot of the river where the shoreline was dense with trees and shrub bery Eldon and Bobby were hanging on a limb over the water when the branch snapped off and both dropped into the river Bobby found himself in distress imme diatels Arthur swam to the rescue and Gene also dived in to aid They succeeded in getting hold of Bob by but the water xvas rough and when the struggling youth grabbed his attempted rescuers they were unable to hold on to him and had to hasten to shore The boys had difficulty in find a telephone to call to town for help and by the time a rescue party arrived from Algona there was little hope that the boy could be saved even if found The fire department searched until a late hour with grappling U S WILL GET PRICE INCREASE IN DAIRY GOODS Milk to Go Up 1 Cent Batter Rises 11 Cents Cheddar Cheese 6 Cents Washington govern ment jolted housewives Thursday with a S250000000ayear price boost for dairy pre dicted still another sharp hike if congAss cuts subsidies Stabilization Director Chester Bowles estimated that the public will pay a quarter of a billion dol lars more for food annually as the result of price increases of 1 cent a quart for milk about 11 cents 3 pound for butter and approxi mately 6 cents a pound for ched dar cheese Bowles announced Wednesday night that the new prices will be come effective early in June The exactamount of the increases will be fixed when the date is set 2he stabilizationchief also di rected OPA and the agriculture department to institute controls on the use of butterfat in the hope of increasing butter production These controls include a ban on the sale of whipping cream ef fective July 1 and establishment of price ceilings on bulk cream for the first time Ice cream manufacturers also were authorized o cut down on butterfat without trimming their prices It is bulterfal that gives ice cream its richness Bowies approval of the dairy product price increases came only 6 weeks after he had turned down similar proposals He said on April 15 that nothing could start us on an inflationary spiral more surely than an increase in retail food prices He stated that subsidy cuts al ready voted by the house and by the senate banking committee will require further sharp in creases in the prices of milk but ter and cheese after July l He estimated these might jump the total increase to 2 cents a quart on milk 18 cents a pound for butter and 8 or 9 cents a pound for cheese Along with higher milk prices housewives will pay proportion ately more for buttermilk coffee creamcottage cheese and similar products Evaporated milk will go up an other cent a can at retail It went up a cent a week ago hooks brother iri ona was killed about 2 years ago at Ban croft when a bicycle he was rid ing was struck by an automobile Americans consume 50000 000 quarts of fresh milk and cream a day Weather Report FORECAST Slason City Occasional thunder showers Thursday night Friday morningl Cloudy Cooler Friday and and showers and thunderstorms Thursday night iTiday cloudy and cooler with showers in east portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period endingat 8 o clock Thursday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Thursday Precipitation Maximum Minimum 76 53 59 15 61 55 FROM COLLISION Car Collides With Train at Aplington Waterloo collision be tween an Illinois Central passen ger train and an automobile at an Aplington crossing Wednesday aft ernoon claimed the life of a 3rd Aplington resident Wednesday night when Miss Helen Hartman 46 driver of the car died at a hospital here Earlier several hours after the accident Miss Fannie Wolff 67 who had been riding in a rear seat died from injuries Mrs Ella Kieviet 70 was in stantly killed when the train struck The other 2 struct The other 2 women were iiuvisiuii ior arau brought to Waterloo on the train thc army tnose who strike involved in the accident oeainst governmentseized plants involved in the accident The 3 were returning from a me 3 were returning from a namey cemetery near Aplington at the y reporters that whether time of the crash tne maritime dispute is settled will determine mv mmco Recount Still Leaves Candidates in Tie Terre Haute Ind W Pine and Ivan Pugh polled 100 votes in the primary election n the race for democratic trustee They asked a recount mospnere The recount was completed and passion they were still had lost i one vote in the rechecfc Coal Rail Settlements May Wipe Out Hope of Labor Law Washington Hedging with a couple of its some congress members began to speculate Thursday that the capitol storm over strikes ma n ursay a strikes may not produce a single new labor law JtlUUi jaw The hotlydisputed draft section already his been President Trumans emerecucy bill There too many tain ties for flat predictions but the possibility blowover was of bein a complete widely if privately talked Settlement of the soft coal strike obviously has tak en off the main heat The big ifs are 1 Whether President Truman signs into law the Case strike con trol bill which a thumping 230 to nuttee from the floor it usually stays there In the legislative jar gon it is pigeonholed Showers Dampen Memorial Rites By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Memorial djiy observances in Iowa showers moved across the state Democratic Leader Barkley will determine my course when the senate goes back to work on he measure Friday Barkley said there were reasons to believe the dispute might be t each ing back to committee There he added members could perfect the measure in an at mosphere free from heat and 5 Bright shine su n inter RAIN more showers and thunder showers Thurs nui win wiiiiu a Liiuuiping to uaj uuservances in 10G house vote sent to him WediTlany Iowa communities Several democrats have damPened by the weather Thurs said he will veto it day as thunder 2 Whether the threatened June j 15 maritime strike develops a new On the Case bill the president is getting conflicting advice from legislators and others and mean while is keeping his own coun sel Secretary of Labor Schwell enbach told reporters he may rec ommend a veto The house vote Wednesday was large enough to override a veto twothirds are but the senates last Saturday was not Chairman Murray DMont of the senate labor committee who frankly wants a veto predicted the senate would sustain MrTru man if he takes that course Lawmakers generally agreed that developments in the mari time dispute are bound up with the future of the presidents emergency bill Thc senate by a 70 to 13 vote iate Wednesday cut oat what some legislators consider the heart of that provision for draft JL IIUFS day night with cloudy and cool er weather Friday and showers in the east Early precipitation TRUMAN HOLDS MILITARY RITES AT ARLINGTON President Puts Wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Cemetery Washington resident Truman placed a wreath on tha unknown soldiers tomb to lead the nation Thursday in its first peacetime observance of Memorial day in 5 years The wreath ceremony In Ar lington National cemetery was in commemoration of the thousands who had given their lives in the cations wars The simple ceremony lasted only a few minutes Mr Truman did not speak He placed the wreath on the tomb and then backed away a few steps to stand with his hat over his breast while a marine bugler played taps Meanwhile Undersecretary of War Kenneth C Royall announced that an American flag has been Placed on every recorded grave oE a deceased member of the armed forces Secretary of Navy James For Testal called for Americans who are living to resolve to spare no effort to achieve the freedom un derstanding and peace for which they fought and died Wherever possible army navy marine and coast guard personnel have decorated the temporary cemeteries with shrubs and flow ers in observance of Memorial day In the United States army air force nlanes will drop flowers on many cemeteries where ivar dead are burled Three 929 bombers will drop flowers during the serv ices in Arlington National ceme tery Other planes will drop flowers on cemeteries located at St Louis Mo Milwaukee and Poplar Wis Sacramento Cal Lockhavcn Pa and other cities The nations traditional pattern of celebrating Memorial day was back is itie for the first time in 5 years Thursday with millions of workers off on a lone 4day weekend holiday Fair weather was the order of the day in nearly all sections of the country and highways were jammed with motorists many of whom were making their first long summer journey since gaso line and tire rationing went into effect early in the war Tho national safety council pre dicted that more than 350 persons would die in traffic accidents dur ing the weekend Public transpor tation facilities were crowded de spite the extra service provided to beach and summer resorts For the first time in 5 years the holiday sports program included the sODmile automobile race at spersed the Indianapolis Thirtythree of the showers in some worlds top racing drivers com laces peted in Thursdays classic which The weather attracted anestimated 175000 bureau forecast Persons The heavy holiday exodus from the nations big cities began Wednesday night In New York City both the Grand Central and the Pennsylvania stations were out of oui 01 reports Thursday included Sioux City 96 of an inch Spencer Ames 22 Atlantic 31 Des Moines 19 La moni 12 Omaha 36 Inwood 21 Forest City 31 The weather bureau said the Des Moines river is falling from its headwaters to below Des downstream will pass Thursday and packed with travellers Many rail roads added extra sections to ac commodate the crowds Thousands of visitors flocked to New York City to visit ships the 8th U S fleet anchored in the Hudson river in observance of Fleet week proclaimed by Mayor William OThvyer New York held the most elab is moving Memorial day exercises in below Des Moines the citys history Ninetytwo thou i SnTlCi sand soldiers sailors and members of veterans organizations paraded in the 5 boroughs The biggest pa 33000 Drive nr7T practice is my contriDution t once a bill is returned to a com children over there if C marched down Riverside Ottumwa Friday afternoon the bureau said No overflow will le orougns Ttie biggest pa cur unless heavy showers fall tle was neld n Manhattan where during the next 24 hours marrhivi rimm Lives on Coffee to Aid Starvation Areas Los Angetes CUR Claude L Baxter 41 retired chef Thursday began the 8th day of a 100day fast to save food for Europe He said he was living on coffee alone I hope that the food I am sav ing will get to the people who are starving in Europe he said I figure that not eating for 100 days is my contribution to the starving Chicago also staged thc biggest celebration in its history Twenty thousand war veterans marched in the parade which included 4 mem bers of the Grand Army of the Republic Daniel Wedge 104year old veteran of thc Grand Army ot the Republic from Aurora HI rode down the line of march in an ambulance Dies of Leukemia Newton Roy Mick elson 2Ayearold son of Mr and Mrs Ole Mickelson of Newton died Wednesday after a 2 monthg illness from Leukemia ;