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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION niiiir voi uv Anoclated Prtaa and United Press Full Leased wires Flvi Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 This Paper Consists of Two One No 4 U S LOW 18 BELOW AT DECORAH SCHUMAN ASKS DRASTICPOWER TO STOP CRISIS French Police Occupy Plants of 2 Communist Papers Backing Strike Paris Premier Eober Schuman asked the national as sembly Saturday for broad new powers to jail strike agitators an police Saturday night occupiec the plants of 2 communist news papers supporting the walkout o 2000000 Frenchmen Two assembly committee quickly approved Schumans law for the national defense but th legislative bodys session was sus pended abruptly after a bitter noisy clash between communist and supporters of Schumans new Centrist government The com munists chanted a revolutionary song as Schumans supporter broke into the national anthem La Marseillaise Police and security guards ex pelledall employes from the plants of the communist papers LHu manite and Ce Soir which earlie Saturday had predicted Franci would have a reactionary coup detat at midnight Police were ordered to seize copies of the pa pers that had been placed on sale Riflebearing guards swarmet into the buildings after police threw cordons around the imme diate vicinity The Schuman proposals were before the assembly only briefly Saturday As introduced they bore the approval of the assemblys national defense committee ant committee on civil and crlmina law Schuman asked powers for 6 I months to crack down on speakers I and newspapers agitating for I i strikes or sabotage j Florimond Bonte comfnunist I wgs the only speaker before as wjibly president Edouard Her t suspended the session Bohte iifacked the measure asan as tirjlt 9 the rights of the people thi strike He said the workers Chst demands were being met th Hitlerian tactics Government employes found guilty of agitation would be dis missed under the measures Key industries including electric power railroads and wire com munications are nationalized anc their employes work for the gov ernment The proposed law provides months to 5 years imprisonment and fines of 1000 to 500000 francs S8 to for those who use violence to bring about a cessa tion of work Schuman demanded a complete revision of the laws of sabotage He took cognizance of Fridays report that sabotage was on the increase and declared If we have reached this point the responsibility belongs to the communists Speaking directly to the com munists in the assembly the premier beginning his 2nd week in office charged I declare that your goal is to create excitement in the country it is against this that the govern ment must contend He said the trouble was being caused more and more by foreign elements Protests roared from the communist benches As Schuman spoke more than a 3rd of the nations 6000000 or ganized workers were on strike and government forces were eject ing strikers from rail centers and other strongholds they had seized Winchells Daughter Returns Home Safely i New York E Win chell 20yearold daughter of Walter Winchell who had been the object of a wide police search since she was reported missing Wednesday was back home Satur day Ernest Cuneo attorney for the Winchell family announced Cuneo who asked the missing persons bureau of the police de partment to cancel the alarm for Miss Winchell said she had been visiting was back home again He did not elaborate Truman Asks Inquiry Into War Pensions Philadelphia Presiden Trumans top military aide sai Saturday the chief executive ha asked the armed services to in vestigate the promotion records o 28000 wartime officers who hav been retired on taxfree disability pay Maj Gen Harry H Vaughan the military aide told a reporte aboard the presidents specia train en route from Washington to the ArmyNavy football gam here that Mr Truman is de termined to wipe out any pos sible racket in taxfree disabilit retirement pay Mr Truman called on Secretary of Defense Forrestal a few day ago for records of all officers o World war II receiving taxfre disability retirement pay since th end of World war II Presidential Secretary Charle G Boss said Friday Mr Truman wanted the lists for his infprma tion Ross added then he did no know what might come of thi matter eventually Vaughan said Saturday The president is calling upon the army navy and air force to make a thorough and complete in quiry Weve had reports of officer who passed rigid physical exam inations for commissions and pro motions and then pleaded disa silities at the close of the war in order to receive tax free disability retirement pay The president thinks it is a ob for the army navy and ahde partments to clean house Vaughan said the presidents new order growing out of the senate investigation of Bennett E Meyers retired air force major general is being sent to Forrestal Milan Italy Strike Ends as Reds Quit Milan partisans sur rendered the federal building Saturday after holding it for 16 hours and the communists ordered an end to a general strike but promised a suitable substitute The greatest hreat to governmental authority ince the overthrow of the Mus olini at 5 a m 11 p m Friday E S T when Han Carlo Pajetta communist central committeeman walked nto the courtyard and told 500 partisans to go home A freezing rain pounded on the lagstones and the partisans many 3f whom had been standing out n it cheered loudly Ten thou and partisans marched on the ederal building prefecture Fri ay but only 500 remained through the night Pajetta told them that the workers were united in their ight against the party of the Jnited States a probable refer ence to the Christian democrats ity Must Give Reason Why Resident Cant Use Dil Flooding Property Santa Ana Cal city f Newport Beach has 20 days to ell a court why William Tallman ant scoop up the oil that is flood ing his house his yard and his treet Superior Judge Raymond hompspn Friday gave the city lat much time to answer a suit hallenging a city ordinance pro ibiting oil drilling or pumping An oil well bubbled up in Tall mans backyard a month ago and has been flooding him with worth of oil daily ever since He aid he couldnt afford to spend 2000 to cap it NBC Lifts Ban on Diaper in Programs New York National Sroadcasting company lifted the an on the word diaper on its adio programs Saturday In revising its policies on pro ram censorship after its dispute ast April with Comedian Fred Al en for his quips about radiovice residents NBC announced that it Iso would allow the lyricsto Body and Soul from a 1930 mu ical to be sung on the air The last two verses of Way town Yonder in the Cornfield ould be sung the NBC announce nent said but not the first verse fhich reflects unfavorably on the egro Church Baby Sitters Bernardsville N J a love to boost attendance at Sun ay services the St Bernards Episcopal church an ounced Saturday it would have abysitters in the parish house 3 take care of preschool age chil ren free of chargej BIG 4 COUNCIL BOGS DOWN ON GERMAN ISSUE Oppose Soviet Demand for Central Government Before Peace Meeting London foreign minis ters of the United States Britain and France Saturday solidly op posed a demand by Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov that establish ment of a central German govern ment be required before a German peace conference can be held Secretary of State Marshall told the foreign ministers council ac cording to officials present We regard both the question of a peace conference and estab lishment of a German government as important I hope there will be an adequate German government before the peace conference gets under way but neither should de pend upon the other Secretary Marshall has sched uled a meeting Monday with Sov iet Minister V M Molotov Some diplomatic sources said Saturday this will disclose whether east west differences over writing a German peace treaty can be re solved at the present 4power meeting The ministers met for the 5th day with no sign of agreement on a single major point Russia and Jie western powers acknowledged ndirectly the possibility of col lapse of efforts to write a treaty which would keep Germany harm ss The MarshallMolotov parley one of a series of informal minis trial pairings may have a deci sive effect on the duration of the present conference The ministers talked Friday about what might happen if the conference bogs down in disagree ment as did the Moscow meeting ast April The soviet union tumped into unbudging refusal by apparently with American and relinquish in advance the right of setting up a provisional government in west ern Germany should such a stale mate occur Sports Bulletin Army Wallops Navy 21 to 0 Municipal Stadium Philadel phia Rip Rowan personally chaperoned Army to a 21 to 0 victory over Navy Sat urday in the 48th meeting of the two service schools in a football clash that was watched by Pres ident Truman and 102000 other fans lowan Killed in CaveIn Lincoln Nebr E Jeninger 20 son of Mr and Mrs R Reninger of Sioux City owa was fatally injured Friday vhen he was trapped in a sand avein at the cement plan where le was employed The United States has a 99year ease on air bases in Newfound and STUBBORN MULE STYMIES reso lutely in the middle of the Huey Long bridge across the Mississippi at New Orleans La this old gray mule stub bornly held Its ground for 4 hours Friday while train after train lined up on the lengthy approaches Railway workers try to persuade the mule to walk off the bridge but the mule just gazes reproachfully Finally an SPCA officer shot and killed the animal Illinois Farm Girl 16 Wins Top Honors at International Her White Hog Pal Picked Grand Champion Barrow in Stock Show Chicaeo honeyhaired 16yearold niuiois farm girl Miriam E Meyer of Cerscent City Saturday won the first grand championship at the 48th Interna ionalLivestock exposition which opened Saturday The pretty slim 4H club lass iwept aside all competition to win he shows first major award with ler 260lb Chester White hog Pal which was acclaimed grand hampiou barrow of the junior how Miss Meyers victory was the irst grand championship ever won by a feminine swine exhibitor at he big show The junior champion pen of 3 ambs Southdown wethers was hown by Arlo Janssen 16 of OKla In the Aberdeen Angus junior yearling class Howard Ritter 19 of Reasnor Iowa copped first irize James Harshman 16 of La ayette Ind was second and Joan Schmidt 15 of Delmar Iowa ilaced third Donald Moody 17yearold Lov ngton 111 farm youth won the irst blue ribbon of the junior how when his 1210 pound Short horn steer Tubby was adjudged jest of its class Moody is a member of both the H club and the Future Farmers f America This is his first ap earance at the International A 12yearold Leland 111 4H lub boy Roland Anderson show d the first blue ribbon winner in wine judging his 226pound Po and China hog being judged the est in the lightweight class PLANE MISSING Believe Army Transport Is Down in Germany Frankfurt UR The United States air force announced Sat urday that an army C47 carry ing 17 passengers and 4 crewmen was missing oh a flight from Italy and might be down somewhere in Germany Radioed distress calls were heard at Munich and Bremen Fri day night giving rise to belief that the transport might be down in Germany American planes were shuttling through the skies along the route of the missing transport in search of it or some sign of its fate The C47 left Pisa Italy at p m a m EST Fri day It was due at the Rhein Main air base outside Frankfurt at p m A radioman at Munich heard a plane trying urgently to make contact with the RheinMain field one of the busiest air bases in Europe Bad weather impeded the search Fog and mist hung over much of the area in which the plane might have gone down One airman who went out from Munich said the search was like looking for a needle in a steam ing haystack There are about 60 varieties of turtles in the United States PARTITIONPLAN FOR PALESTINE IN BITTER ROW Colombia Wants UN to Defer Final Action Until Next Spring New York bitter figh over the sovietAmerican pla to partition Palestine was spl wide open Saturday as a result o Colombias surprise move of Fr day to defer final United Nation action until next spring As the United Nations assembl was called back into session se after a 24hour recess Colombia Delegate Dr Alfonso Lopez was reported to have lined up stron support including the Arable antipartitionists lor his plan o deferment The Arab countries met secret Friday night and were slated 1 meet again before the assembl convened Saturday afternoon On informed source said the Arab had decided not to take too stiff an attitude in the problem bu that they had not yet decide whether to offer a proposal o their own account This was taken as evidence o an apparent move by the Arab to be more open to conciliation Heretofore they have been adam ant against any proposal excep their demand for a single inde pendent Arabic nation in th Holy Land The Colombian proposal for de lay was laid before the assembl late Friday at Flushing Meadow Park when most delegates though they were finally at the point o voting on the partition plan As sembly President Oswaldo Aranh of Brazil already had predlcte semiprivately that partitio would be approved propqsa and1 the partition pla was then sidetracked when th assembly approved a surpris French motion for a 24hour re cess so that a finaleffort at con ciliation could be made betweer Arab antipartitionists and zion ists favoring a pattern for th Holy Land that would establisi Jewish and Arab nations Just how seriously the problem was complicated by the Colombian move could not be ascertained im mediately Chief U SDelegati Warren R Austin said it wouli not finish the chances of the par iion plan being accepted One hig U N official on the other hand expressed a belief that the move lad killed all chances of parti ion being approved at this as sembly session which has been running since Sept 16 Nations Traffic Deaths 2 Less Than Last Year Chicago fl The nationa safety council said Saturday the nations traffic deaths in Octo ber totaled 2960 2 per cent low er than the 3020 reported in Oc tober 1946 There were 26160 traffic fa alities the first 10 months o 1947 4 per cent below the 27250 mark of the comparable 1946 jeriod The safety council said 29 states and 27 cities of 200000 or more jopulation reported decreases in raffic death totals up to Nov 1 compared with the same period it 1946 LIGHTS GO ON FOR City turned on its CJipstrnas lighting in the business section Friday night for the first time when holiday crowds began jam ming into stores The gay decorations will remain up I GlobeGazette Photo through the holiday season making festive the business streets The scene is looking south at First and N Federal avenue Senator Taft Will Oppose Relief Plan Washington Rober A Taft longstandin foe of President Trumans domes tic policies served notice Saturda that from now on he will fight th administration on foreign polic issues as well Though he agreed to go alon on the stopgap foreign aid pro gram Taft made it plain that h would oppose the longrange Mar shall least in its presen form And he reaffirmed his mil ant opposition to many of th planks in Mr Trumans antiin flation platform On foreign policy the chairman of the senate republican steerin committee charged bluntly tha the administrations program fo aid to Europe would completely wreck the United States Taf took issue with the administration on several major points th Marshall plan On the antiinflation plan hi announced that he would favo granting allocation powers whic the president has asked only i specific restrictions on theirus are written into the law He sail any broad grant of authority would inevitably be stretched by the administration Other congressional develop ments Joseph R McCar thy charged that th army bought large quantities o sugar at needlessly high price shortly before sugar controls ex pired last month He said th sugarbuying appeared to be deliberate administration attemp to force prices up to make them political issue He urged that con gress investigate the situation senate armed serv ices committee plans to study th military retirement system to se whether congress should enact new legislation Committee Chairman Chan Gurney RS saic he wanted to get all the facts or the military retirement system the house ways arid means com mittee complained that news papermen have priority ove democrats when it comes to get ting a fillin on republicanspon sored tax legislation Rep Aime J Forwand DR said he and other democrats were in the dark about details of the GOP plan to cut income taxes by a total of 4 000000000 joint congressional atomic energy committee wil summon the nations defense chief before it next week for a discus sion of the latest developments in military use of atomic energy Gl DREAM Frankfurt Germany wildest GI dream came true Sat urday for Pfe Gail F Sedgwick o Topeka Kans when breakfast was served to him in bed by his commanding officer Lieut Col onel Wfflard White of Austin Texas It was Whites own n recognition of Sedgwicks be ng chosen for the 2nd time as en isted aide to Lieut Gen Clar ence R Huebner chief of the jround forces in the European command Huebner has a new aide each week selected on the basis of soldierly qualities and ap pearance Weather Report FORECAST lason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Con tinued cold Saturday night with lowest temperature about zero Rising temperature Sunday with highest about 24 to 28 owa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with scat tered light snow extreme west portion Sunday Colder extreme east Not so cold extreme north west portion Saturday night Rising temperatures Sunday Low Saturday night zero north east to 15 above southwest High Sunday 27 northeast to 35 south west Forecast Five to 10 de grees in the northwest 10 to 15 southwest 5 to 10 southeast and zero to 10 below in the north east Locally very cold in spots over snow in northeast linnesota Increasing cloudiness Saturday night becoming most ly cloudy Sunday with occasion al light snow north and extreme west portion Sunday Not so cold west and central portions Saturday night Rising temper ature Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or 24 hour period ending at 8 clock Saturday morning Maximum 36 Minimum l At 8 a m Saturday 0 Precipitation Trace Snow Trace EAR AGO Maximum 49 Minimum J9 j MERCURY SINKS TO 2 MARK AT CHARLES CITY Mason City Reports 1 Below Temperature See Rising Temperatures By ASSOCIATED PRESS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Decorah with an official weath er bureau reading of 18 below zero was the coldest spot in the United States Saturday This was the lowest reading of the winter in the midwest and has been exceeded nationally this season only by a recent mark of 23 below at Butte Montana It marked one of the rare occa sions when Iowa had the nations lowest temperature on a given day It was the 2nd consecutive day that a new seasons low for the state was recorded at Decorah Fridays minimum there was 7 below The only other Iowa subzero recordings reported by the weath er bureau Saturday morning were readings of 2 below at Charles City and one below at Mason City Decorah had the only snow in the 24 hours ended early Satur day morning About 2 inches of new snow fell there to bring to 4 to 5 inches the amount on the ground The maximum temperature for the state Friday was 51 degrees at Lamoni Other minimum readings Sat urday morning all above zero in cluded Spencer 2 Waterloo 4 Dubuque 6 Ames 8 Iowa City 9 Davenport 10 Sioux City 11 DCS Moines 12 and Atlantic 14 The weather bureau said tem peratures would range from zero in the northeast to 15 above in the southwest Saturday night fol lowed by rising temperatures Sun day Decorah known as Iowas ice box gets its temperature read ings at the state fish hatchery in a valley about a mile south of the city It very often is the coldest spot in the state in winter The weather bureau noting the wide difference between Satur day mornings reading at Decorah and the nextlows at Charles City and Mason City said the cold spot seemed to hover over the Decorah area and except for Mason City and Charles City in the same gen eral area the readings all were above zero The bureau said Waukon ette Cresco and Lansing edly had quite low readings too out the temperatures there were not immediately available to the bureau Other seasonal lows were set in many areas Across the cold belt early morning temperatures showed the following subzero marks Grand Forks N Dak 17 Margo N Dak 13 La Crosse Wis 12 Aberdeen S Dak 11 Alexandria Minn 10 Huron S Dak 9 Minneapolis 8 Roches er Minn 5 Minn 3 Rockford 111 3 Chicagos 4 above was a new low for the season As the cool mass of air moved eastward temperatures moderated and no below freezing marks re ported in other areas although subfreezing temperatures pre vailed into Pennsylvania Light snow fell across the upper ffississippi valley and the Great jakes region and1 rain was re ported in southern Florida Tem jeratures in the south and west ware near normal or slightly above with Yuma Ariz report ng the countrys high 80 Fri day 2 Car Collision Kills I Near State Center Marshalltown Gerke about 45 was killed early Satur day morning in a collision of 2 cars at a country intersection north of State Center Highway Patrolman Otto Depping reported Depping said Miss Gerke was driving east and collided with a car driven by Verne Pfantz which was moving south Mrs Pfantz was injured in the crash The latrolrnan could give no explana ion of the accident saying it oc curred at an open intersection SAME Slack tlii meant traffic death in p 24 Itonrs ;