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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1945, Mason City, Iowa OF f lAfl HtSTORV AND MO iNtS 14 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL na Auodatcd Pms United Prtu Full Leased Fivt Cents Copyt MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER u isis This Paper Consists Two NO It INDUSTRY DRAFTS STAND ON ISSUES CHIANG TROOPS LAND FROM US SHIPS IN CHINA Nationalist Forces Land Unopposed as Reds Ring Port Tsingtao Thousands of American trained and equipped Chinese nationalist troops were landing unopposed Wednesday from U S transports at this north China city occupied Oct 11 by American marines who since have been cooped up by the presence of Chinese communists nearby Whether the marines will be pulled out of thenlone foothold on Shantung peninsula reportedly dominated by the reds was not made known The leathernecks of Mai Gen Lemuel C Shepherd Jrs sixth division have been limited to garrison duty since ac cepting surrender of more than 10000 Japanese Some of those Japanese al lowed to retain arms stand guard over Tsingtao industries which in clude 9 large cotton mills Many Japanese civilians are keeping the factories open Chinese red troops ring the port by land On the peninsulas tip the strategic ports of Chefoo and Weihaiwei are in communist Hands American warships were anchored off those 2 ports for sev eral weeks but no Americans or nationalists were landed A landing was considered early last month at Cbefoo but Vice Adm Daniel E Barbey reported no Japanese were in the area hence there was no reason for the landing American officials in denying repeated charges of the commun ists that the United States is in tervening in Chinas undeclared civil war have emphasfced the to rjejfjimate the Japanese fV The Tsingtao landing by major elements of the Chinese 8th army is nearly 300 miles south of Chingwangtao where the Chinese 13th army was put ashore Oct 30 O U T R MONGOLIA FIGHTING CONTINUES IN National ists have wrested Shanhaikwan from the Reds neutral sources reported Tuesday and 4 of Generalissimo Chiang KaiSheks armies have been landed at Chinwangtao In Shantung province 2 more than 30000 Nationalist troops have been killed by the Reds since the Jap sur render Some 50000 Reds were reported creating havoc around recently captured Tzehsien Reds are attack ing Paotow and Kweisui 4 in Suiyuan province 80 per cent of which has been occupied by them Peace talks are for Chungking 5 around Wire photo Police Keep Close Watch on Honolulu After Sailor Riot 12 HOUR STRIKE OF JEWS BEGINS FOR PALESTINE Protest New British Proposals to Settle Palestine Problems Jerusalem Several hun dred Jewish youths stoned bus drivers Wednesday in protest against continued operations of their vehicles during a 12hour general strike called by Jews at noon The strike was to protest neu British proposals for settling the Palestine problem The stonerthrowing was the only incident immediately re ported Traffic was diverted down side streets and police stood by Officials apparently were takin no extraordinary precautionary measures The usual officia guards were posted at the govern ment buildings in Jerusalem anc Tel Aviv All Jewish shops restaurants work shops and factories were closed and Jewishoperated buses and taxis stopped Jewish workers in essential services were requested to contin ue work in military camps hos pitals postoffices telegraph and broadcasting stations as well as at the El Aviv harbor where the first cargo ship to arrive since 1940 began discharging merchan dise The people of Palestine eagerly were studying British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevins state ment A number of mass meeting demonstrations were planned in Palestine towns during the after on There was widespread objection throughout Palestine to the to his intimation that eventually by the same transports under command of Commodore T B Britain of Ashland Ky From Chinwangtao Chinese nationalists of 4 armies moved north and neutral sources said they had wrested from the reds the great wall terminus city of Shanhaikwan gateway to Man churia From Tsingtao a railroad which has been cut and damaged repeat edly by the feds leads to a juncture with one of the main China rail networks at Tsinan watch Wednesday station city police ing in which 1500 navy men tangled with civilians City patrolmen joined shore patrolmen Tuesday night to fore stall any farther violence after confined to the station began to crowd around its gates The combined force broke up the crowd without disorder Shore patrolmen said they had asked help in case the sailors tried to leave the station There has been no indication how long they may be restricted Monday nighfs disorders at nearby Damon civilian housing tract would not have occurred Honolulu Police Chief William A Gabrielson asserted if navy ers had cooperated the way hey should PRIME MINISTER ATTLEE ADDRESSES Prime Minister Clem entAttlee atrostrum center addressesa jointsession of the U S Congress at the capital pleading for harmony among all nations for security in the atomic age Behind him are Senate President Pro Tern Kenneth McKellar DTenn left and House Speaker Sam Raybum Others in photo are unidentified AP Wirephoto x Congress Divided on British Loan After Speech by Attlee Washington legislators said Wednesday that i Prime Minister Attlee is seeking to sell this country on the idea loan to Britain he made only a little headway by visiting capitol hil Others expressed belief a loan will be made Talks on a multi billion dollar credit arrangement for England have been underwa here for several weeks Members who heard Attlee address a joint meeting of congres Tuesday and commented to newsmen later seemed impressed by th STATEMENT IS DUE SOON FOR LABOR PARLEY Industry Delegation Hurries Up Work on Big Problems Washington fP Industry plans to lay on the line Wednes day or Thursday its stand on every big issue before President Trumans managementlabor con ference As the industrial peace parley entered its tenth day the manage ment delegation decided in the words of President Ira Mosher of the National Association of Manu facturers that the time has come shove things along a little Almost the entire 18 member ndustry delegation started wprk Tuesday night on a statement of msiness position on collective argaining observance of con acts jurisdiclional quarrels and ther subjects on the conference genda As they worked however one f the nations most important age CIO demand 3 Powers in Final Talks on Atom Plan Washington UR President Truman Wednesday began the concluding phases of his atomic energy conferences with Prime Ministers Attlee ofGreat Britain and Mackeuzie Kirig or Canada me FEDERAL LIQUOR LICENSES RISE 121 More Iowa Clubs Individuals Licensed Des Monies hundred twentyone more Iowa clubs ganizations and individuals hole federal licenses to sell hard liquo this year than in 1944 the federal collector of internal revenue dis closed Wednesday The records showed 236 lowans paid the federal tax o 52750 since July 1 compared to 2240 in the same period last yea and 2221 in approximately the same timein1943 The sale of liquor in Iowa is prohibited by law except in the 176 stateowned liquor stores Since these stores also are included Palestine would be placed under a trusteeship Britain at present governs Palestine under a league of nations mandate The Jewish elected assembly made up of representatives of all Palestine political parties will meet Nov 19 in Jerusalem to dis cuss the British statement Detective Captain Eugene Ken nedy also contended that Navy officers knew there was Joing to be a disturbance at the Damon tract civilian housing area near the air station and did notgive us advance information Kennedy said the navy person nel went on a 3hour rampage be cause they were enraged by a alse rumor that Damon civilians had killed 2 sailors Several of the 50 navy officers and men explained Kennedy added that they were angry be cause we are damned sick and again for what may be the final discussion onhow the secret of the atomic bomb now held only by their governments can best be utilized to promote international trust and cooperation Thursday or Friday they will issue a joint communique setting B leaders frankness opinion on his governments jectives Senator Taft of Ohio chairman of the republican steering com mittee who personally favors a loan to Britain said he felt Att lees explanation of the objectives of the British labor government ired of seeing our buddies get beaten by local toughies and not a damned thing is done about it Lt R M Singer NASpublic information officer blamed the police for the disturbance He charged that more than 30 NAS personnel were beaten by civilians in the past 2 months but that the police made no arrests Gabrielson countered It is an absolute falsehood when the po lice are charged with not coop erating A spokesman said the 14th naval district commandant might issue a statement Wednesday hadnt helped much He sounded a litle too new Alf ried Krupp May Substitute for Ailing Father in Trial Justice Jackson Asks Postponement of Nazi Mason City Has 5 DCS City has 5 federal licenses to sell hard liquor and Charles City has 4 a report from the federal collector of in ternal revenue disclosed Wednes day The records also showed that one S100 federal tax had been paid on slot machines in Mason City in the iist released by the collector l the record shows 2185 lowans s hold federal retail liquor licenses this year who cannot legally sell liquor in this state Many taverns and clubs pay the federal government liquor tax on the contention that it avoids the possibility of federal agents raid ing their establishments The records also disclosed that the federal tax had been paid on 52 fewer slot machines and other gaming illegal in in the same period last year The number of licensees for such machines however declined even more sharply from 799 in 1944 to 678 this year They paid the tax on 2472 gaming devices this year compared with 2524 last year some persons and organizations paying the tax on more than 1 machine Trial Until Dec 2 Nuernberg r e n c h and sovietprosecutors reversed them selves Wednesday and voted in favor of a United States proposal to substituteAlfried Krupp for his father ailing Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach as a defendant in the forthcoming war crimes trials At the same time Justice Rob ert H Jackson U S prosecutor recommended a 12 day postpone ment of the trials until Dec 2 The trials are scheduled to open Nov 20 The motions were heard in the first public session of the court Wednesday The British prosecutor Sir David Maxwell Fyfe has opposec the substitution holding that the elder Krupp should be tried in absentia He also opposed any delay inthe opening of the trials The French and soviet decision came after a unanimous repor from a medical commission tha the aged Krupp had senile soft enirig of the brain and wtul never DB able to face trial He i believed near death Jackson filed a motion with th International military t r I b n n a Tuesday requesting that Alfriei who took over active managemen of the huge Krupp arsenal em pire in 1943 be tried in place o his father He Is under arrest b the British In view ofxthe French and sovie likely tha Jackson would win his point a though he himself deplored th necessity for delay Jackson argued that the ev dence against Gustav Krugg wa Mason City Has Lowest Temperature Mason City led Iowa in low tem peratures early Wednesday morn ing with a reading of 17 degrees above zero taken at a m the state weather bureau reported Charles City and Iowa City each recorded a minimum of 19 Wed nesday morning Burlington had the high temperature for the state Tuesday with 51 degrees Occasional light snow was fall ing in northwest and north cen tral Iowa Wednesday the weath er bureau reported and the bureau said there would be occasional light snow in the northern half of the state Wednesday and in the southern half Wednesday night Following continued quite cool weather Wednesday lowans could look for fair and warmer weather Thursday the forecast said Ship pers were advised of expected temperatures of 20 degrees in the northern half and 25 in the south ern half Thursday morning forth their atomicbomb policy Mr Truman Attlee and King conferred for ZVi hours at the white house Tuesday following t Attlees address to congress The a senator Wherrv white house again declined to that Ato2 sue any sort of progress report served that AtUee The meeting however was be lieved devoted to a preliminary R Neb ob isnt the sales man that Churchill was Attlee told the legislators that drafting of the communique Supthe labor party Isnt the radical porting this belief was the fact organization it has been pictured that high policy advisers were in in some Americanminds It s pn attendance marily concerned he said with the And for the first time Amerwelfare of the common man lean atomic bomb expert sat in on adding that this takes government the discussion He was Dr VannePlanning He said it believes in var Bush head the office of government taking over raonopo scientific research and developlieswhen big business gets in that ment Also among the conferees class were Secretary of State James F He observed also that there is Byrnes the British and Canadian room in the world for American ambassador Leahy Mr Adm William Trumans chief IMand British trade without undue rivalry staff Sir John Anderson chair Senator Hoey D N Car said man of the British atomic energy the BritisH 3abor partys policy advisory commission U L piannea economy andof tak Kowan pnftcipal secretary to Alt jn over mon0p0iies contravenes lee In the absence of official news diplomatic sources ventured the our view of government Rep Jack Z Anderson R Cal said We have tried a MAN KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT Pinned Beneath Car as It Leaves Highway Tusha 57 bach elor of the Garner vicinity was killed at a m Wednesday when the car he was driving left U S highway 18 at the Bowers corner 4 miles east of Garner He was pinned beneath the car which was completely demolished It is not known jus how long he laid there but he died before help reached him His chest and face were badlycrushed A traveling salesman returning fcom a dance at Clear Lake was the first to reach the scene He was unable to extricate the man and called for help at Garner The salesman did not leave his name withDeputy Sheriff Elmer Katter who investigated the acci dent The body was taken to the Bonn funeral home at Garner Funeral arrangements had not been completed Wednesday fore or a daily wage increase from UnitedStates Steel ame to a new impasse The corporation rejected Secre ary of Labor Schwellenbachs econd appeal that it enter into vage discussions starting Wed nesday in Washington with the united steel workers of America U S Steels president min F Fairless telegraphed Schwellenbach Tuesday night hat further discussions would be fruitless until OPA acts on long lending requests for steel price ncrcases The union had accepted the invitation to resnme talks Fairless told Schwellenbach that we believe in and strongly sup port collective bargaining tiut wefeel no usefulpurpose could be served by the proposed meet ings Schwellenbach had arranged the meeting for Wednesday under a special conciliator Arthur S Meyer of the New York state mediation board after U S Steel had declined asimilar request for negotiations on the same ground In a broadcast interview ABC shortly after his final reply to the labor secretary Fairless con tended that negotiations were being blocked by the union and Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy f I CiiJ1 Adiu LJLHLA a gaess that the final 3power polplanned economy long enough icy would be patterned along the over here to know it wont proposal advanced by Attlee t j j On the other side Senator Magnuson D Wash said he thoughtmorespeeches like Alt j lees would bring more under standing and less trouble in the world Senator Morse R Oregon said he thought the prime riunis ter had made an appeal for world citizenshipthat the United States is going to have to consider and j at the same time protect our na tional interests ALIBIED KRUPP identical with that available against the son adding that only the briefest delay would be neces sary The British prosecutor coun tered that even if the son were to be substituted for his father there should be no delay The tribunal announced it would return a decision at a later date on the motions for the delay and the substitution Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy and continued cold Wednesday Lowest temperature about 20 Thursday fair and warmer Iowa Partly cloudy and quite cool Wednesday night occasion al light snow in the south par Thursday fair and warmer Minnesota Fair and colder north east Mostly cloudy and con tinued cold remainder ot stat Wednesday night Thursday cloudy with occasional north and central portions anc partly cloudy and a little warm er extreme south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis EMPLOYES TO GET RAISE Receive 10 Per Cent Increase in Wages Detroit Motors orporation Wednesday announced 1 tS approximately 30000 salaried employes would be given a 10 per cent increase on the first of monthly salary retroactive to Nov 1 The general increase does not apply to senior officers and direc ors the announcement said The company said the increase will affect 30000 General Motors salaried ernployesin Michigan of which 13000 are inDatroit C E Wilson General Motors president said thecompensation of salaried employes receiving more than a month will be reviewed in the light of this gen eralincrease and on the basis of their contribution to the success of the business was made as the CIO United Automobile Work tics for 24 hour period ending a 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 31 Minimum 17 At 8 a m Wednesday 22 Snow trace YEAR AGO Maximum 68 Minimum 33 Precipitation 45 MASON GITYAN LANDS INUS Cpl Allen P Billings was scheduled to have arrived Tues day at Newport News Va on the Elgin Victory according to an As sociated Press here dispatch receivet the government He said the union was obstruct ing peaceful settlement through President Philip Murrays decla ration in a meeting last month that the unions demand was not subject to dickering or com promise Fairless added thatthe government was blocking an agreement by OPAs tardiness in giving price relief when many steel products were selling at less tan cost Murray on the other hand ontends that the steel industry clearly engaged in a brazen at empt to bludgeon the govern ment into boosting steel prices The CIO chief in a letter to chwellenbach assailing the cor orations stand estimated the in ustry would clear rofit in 1946 or more than 4 imes the peacetime level Fairless said the requested wage ncrease would cost the stele in ustry at least a ear and added this was more than 11 steel companies now are earn ing He explained the companys re usal to follow President Tru mans suggestion that business grant wageincreases and then ap ly 6 months later for price m xeases if necessary with these words We w6uld simply have to sell many steel products at a greater cant pay wage ncreases out of thin air Strike Picture At a Glance Idle Count at 283000 ers was demanding a 30 per cent wage increase for all hourlyrated employes of General Motors and the other members of the auto in dustrys Big Corporation and the Ford Motor company By UNTTED PRESS Strikesarid shutdowns across the nation kept 283000 worker away from their jobs Wednesday according to a United Press coun officials appealed for fresh governmen mediation in the Ford Motor company Windsor Ont strike and re ports circulated that General Motors Buick assembly plant at Flin Mich would be closed by noon GMs Fisher Body plant at Flin was shut down Tuesday night CIO steel workers and U S Steels President Ben jamin Fairless continued a healed dispute over uniondemands for i S2 a day wage increase with Fairless restating his position that furth er discussion of the wage issue was fruitless unless OPA granted in creases in steel prices in the San Francisco Bay area brought severe milk and bread shortages as a bakery drivers walkout held up bread deliveries and a machinists strike shut down the major producer of milk cartons for the city majority of 60000 AFL lumber workers remained on strike in 5 northwestern states in support of demands for an in dustrywide Sl10 minimum hourly wage of the Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy VER HELST HURT IN 30 FOOT FALL Tumbled From Silo to Concrete Floor Raymond Ver Heist 22 oldest son of Mr and Mrs Raymond Ver Heist route3 Mason City is at Mercy hospital here recovering from injuries received Monday when he fell 30 feet from a silo onto the concrete floor of the silo house on his parents farm Ver Heist was climbing up to throw down ensilage at the time He missed the top step He was found a few minutes later by his Northland Greyhound Lines serving 7 midwest states voted overwhelmingly to join a walkout of Greyhound system employes in 27 eastern and southwestern states tugmen continued a 6week strike involving over time pay tying up Buffalo N Y port operations in 12 LibbeyOwensFord and Pittsburgh Plate Glass company plants remained curtailed by a strike of 18000 CIO glass workers brother Donald and taken imme diately to the hospital Examina tion showed his feet were badly mangled and that he had suffered injury to his back Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy ;