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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1945, Mason City, Iowa i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME AnocUttd Press United Full Leased VOL LI Win 41 to Even Series MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 4 1945 This Paper Consist ol Two SCORE BY INNINGS 2345678 Cubs Q 9 R B B I IjCubs Wyse Erickson 7 and GUlespie Tigers Trucks and Richards Briggs Stadium Detroit Detroit Tigers I came ridingback on Hank Greenbergs home run bat Thurs day to whip the Chicago Cubs 4 to 1 in the 2nd game of the a945 WorldSeries and even the count at one win apiece FIRST INNING CUBS Hack looked at a strike ind then beat out a rap to Webb i at short The throw to first in the dirt but it was ruled a hit Johnson sacrificed Hack to 2nd RudyYork making the play at first unassisted Lowrey lined a single to Greenberg in left field and ttte big fellow made a perfect peg to Richards at the plate to nail Hack as be slid in Lowrey took2nd on the throwin Cavar retta rolled out to York unassisted at first No runs 2 hits no errors one left TIGERS Webb flied out to Lowrey in left field Mayo also sent one out to Lowrey who took it at about the 300 foot mark Cra mer rolled out Johnson to Cavar retta No mas no hits no errors noneleft SECOND INNING CUBS Pafko popped up a high fly to Mayo who went far back of 2nd base to make the catch Nicholson flied out to Cullenbine in short right field Gillespie flied out to Mayo back of 2nd base No runs no hits no errorsnone left TIGERS Greenberg sent a long fly out to Pafko in center field Cullenbine worked Wyse for a walk the Cubs flinger getting only one pitch over the York struck out looking plate pitches that cut the heart of the dish Outlaw lined a single into left Cullenbine holding up at 2nd i Eichards rolled out Hughes to Cavarretta No runs one hit no errors 2 left THIRD INNING tiughes bounced iout to at rolled arid was safe when the Tigers got mixed up and Trucks failed to cover thesack andtake Yorks toss It was ruled asingle John son fanned swinging No runs one hit no errors one left TIGERS Trucks got a big hand from the packed stands when he came to bat On the first pitch he rolled out Johnson to Cavarretta Webb flied out to Nicholson in right fieldMayo rolled out John son to Cavarretta No runs no hits io errors none left FOURTH INNING CUBS Lowrey was an easy out Webb to York Trucks was very fast and his curve was breaking sharply Cavarretta worked him for the full count and then rapped a double into right centerfield It should have been only a single but Cullenbine and Cramer be came confused on which was go ing to handle theball Pafko grounded Webb to York Nicholson also singled sharply to right center scoring Cavarretta with the first run of the game Gillespie flied out to Cramer iri center One run 2 hits no errors one left TIGERS Cramer whacked a single to center fast fielding by Pafko depriving him of a double Hack threw out Greenberg Cra aer reaching 2nd on the play It was not a sacrifice Cullenbine drew a walk York lined out to Pafko in center the runners hold ing their bases Outlaw forced Cullenbine at 2nd Johnson to Hughes No runs one hit no er rors 2 left FIFTH INNING CUBS Trucks threw out Hughes at first Wyse rolled out Mayo to York Hack rapped one out to centerfield and stretched it inio a double Johnson went out Webb to York No runs one hit no er rors one left TIGERS Pafko went far back in left center to haul down Rich ards long smash Trucks popped out to Johnson at 2nd Webb lined a single into left Mayo walked on 4 straight pitches Cramer sliced a single over 3rd base scoring Webb and sending Mayo to 3rd With the count l and 1 Greenberg whaled a home run into the left field stands scoring Mayo and Cramer ahead of him Cullenbine rolled out to Cavar retta at first Four runs 3 hits no errors none left SIXTH INNING CUBS Lowrey flied out to Cul tenbine in short right Cavarretta Oied to Cramer in short center the veteran making a long runto make the play Pafko popped to Mayo back of 2nd base No runs BO hits no errors none left TIGERS Pafko went back to the 400 foot sign in left center field to haul down Yorks long imash bracing himself against the Kail and making a onehanded tatch Outlaw went out Hack to Cavarretta Richards popped out to Johnson back of 2nd base No runs no hits no errors none left SEVENTH INNING CUBS Nicholson was out on a roller Mayo to York Gillespie flied out to Greenberg in left Hughes walked on 4 straight balls the first pass given up by Trucks Secory went in to hit for Wyse and lined out to Greenberg in left field No runs no hits no errors one left TIGERS Paul Erickson a right hander went in to pitch for the Cubs He struck out Trucks on 4 pitches Webb swung hard and beat out a slow roller which Erickson fielded toward the 3rd base line Lowrey came far in to take Mayos pop back of shortstop Cramer worked the count to 32 and then hit a clean single over 2nd base sending Webb to 3rd Greenberg walked on 4 pitches filling the walked on bases He was not purpose Cullenbine flied out to Nicholson in deep right field No runs 2 hits no er rors 3 left EIGHTH INNING CUBS Hack walked on 5 pitch es and Richards went out for a talk with Trucks Johnson was called out on strikes watching a final curve cut an outside corner Lowrey lined a single to left Hack holding up at 2nd Cavarretta rolled out York tossing to Trucks for the putout at first Both run ners advanced Pafko went out Webb to York No runs one hit no errors 2 left TIGERS York out Hughesto Cavarretta JOutlaw to Gfflfspie Richards hits no errors none left CUBS Nicholson worked Trucks for the full count and then walked Gillespierolled out to York unassisted Nicholson tak ing 2nd on the play It was not a sacrifice Hughes popped up to Outlaw behind the pitchers mound Becker batted for Erick son and struck out swinging No runs no hits no errors one left FIGHUNDSW KUNMING CHINA At Least 3 Americans Wounded by Gunfire Chungking Gen H S Aurand commander of U S services of supply units Thursday announced complete cessation of fighting at Kunming between the Chinese central government troops and forces of deposed Yunan gov ernment Lung Yun The situation is rapidly return ing to normal after at least 3 Americans were reported woundcc by the gunfire Earlier Yank troops had been reported isolated in 2 Kunming hotels as central government and Yunanese troops battled Word Aurands announce ment which was confirmed by noontime observations within Kun ming itself reached Chungking by military telephone George Alexanderson former New York Times photographer reported from the Kunming Red Cross Town club that Thursday morning had been quiet so far as he knew and that Americans once more had the freedom of the citr although Aurand had not lifted his 8 p m to 6 a m curfew Believe 2 Men Spot Missing Defendant in Minneapolis Murder Minn coun ty Sheriff Arnold Eckhardt was convinced Thursday that a man seen by 2 Lyle residents Monday night Sept 24 was Rubin Shet sky missing defendant in a Min neapolis murder trial Louis Larson Lyle restaurant operator said the man came into his eating place about p m a week ago Monday ordering a steak dinner When Larson told mm he could serve him only sand wiches the man turned to leave saying he was looking for a full meal Lloyd Berg manager of a Jack Sprat store here and in the res taurant at the time said as the man left he recognized him as Shetsky TRUMAN DELAYS SEIZURE ALLIES ORDER OUSTER OF NIP HOME MINISTER MacArthur Directs Restoration of Civil Liberties Tokyo Douglas Mac Arthur Thursday ordered the Japanese government to oust its home minister remove every po lice chief in the country free more than 3000 political prison ers and restore civil liberties to Japan In one of his most sweeping di rectives since Japans surrender MacArthur also demanded that the government abolish its notor ious thought all other secret police including those in the home and justice ministries He ordered the removal of all restrictions on political civil and religious liberties and an end to all discrimination on grounds of race nationality creed or politi cal opinion All persons jailed under those laws or held on technical minor charges because of their thoughts or religious and political beliefs must be released by next Wednes day MacArthur said Among those ordered freed were 3 communist leaders who told the United Press in an interview that Emperor Hirohito must go by execution exile or retirement before Japan can fulfill the al lied peace terms Earlier they had told a Chinese correspondent that they wished to get out of jail to lead a revolution against Emperor Hirohito and Japans feudal system President Truman already has directed Mac Arthur to remain aloof if pos sible from any Japanese civil war directive banned punishrnentof all oners and Ordered ttatamplejfood be provided for them records must be preservedand a full report on the governments progress toward complying with the directive must be furnished by next Wednesday MacArthur said The order forremoval of Home Minister Iwao Yamazaki and lift ing of all restrictions on political discussions were expected to speed the fall of the HigashiKunigov ernment MacArthur specifically directed that all laws forbidding free thought and discussion of Em peror Hirohito and the govern ment must be wiped from the hooks The order for the abolition of thought police and other secret police organizations completed the end of an era Through these or ganizations Japans ruling clique had guided even the thoughts of her masses throughout the war and in the years of preparation before American Is Killed in Explosion in Tokyo Bay Tokyo American and several Japanese were killed in an explosion of an American am munitionladen barge in Tokyos inner harbor off Yokohama Thursday Three Americans and an unre ported number of Japanese were injured There was no immediate re port of the cause of the blast Injured were transferred im mediately to the hospital ship Good Samaritan anchored near by said the Yokosuka naval op eration base commander who re ported the tragedy Names of the casualties were withheld pending notification of the next of kin The Japanese dead and injured were working on the barge under American direction mandant reported the com SAVE ON MAGAZINES See Inserted Postcard in this GlobeGazette Dont be without your favorite reading mate rial Look over the at tractive offer shown on the card inserted in to days paper and mail your order in at once This offer is exclusively for readers of the GlobeGazette See the postcard inserted in this issue of the Globe Gazette for full details Pierre Laval Ousted From Treason Trial Paris first session of Pierre Lavals treason trial broke up in tumultous confusion Thurs day withthe Vichy collaboration ist ordered out of court shrieking condemn me right will be clearer that way Judge Pierre Monelbeaux heckled endlessly by Laval throughout the clamorous open ing day of the trial finally or dered a recess at 6 p m He an nounced that the trial will go on Friday without Laval The order blocking Laval at least temporarily from his own trial apparently left him without any form of defense whatever The appointed lawyers had re fused earlier to defend him and that left the case in his own hands The stormy scene which broke up the first trial session in the French high court of justice cli maxed a full day of bickering and recriminations among Laval the judge and other participants Laval was wending a crafty way through a bid for sympathy when Mongibeaux began shouting an accusation that the defendant was trying to confuse the issue Lavals always sharp temper snapped His face crimson his arms flailing the air he howled his sar castic proposal that he be con demned summarily Remove the accused Mongi besux shouted A young man in the courtroom son of Pierre Cathala former Vichy finance minister clapped loudly and the judge shouted Arrest the demonstrator and take him off to the police station immediately After a brief recess Laval stand ing with hands folded and a picture of ostensible humility pleaded Mr president I am without defenders I have not had time to look through my papers to an swer the questions younow are the face o graye heed time to wegh my words Please whyl not rive me I am in prison i am not danger ous I will not escape Please Mr president I begyouto help me write this paee of history cor rectly Mr president please be rea sonable Why wont you give me time What is your motive in try ing to get me put of the way and silence my voice before Oct 21 the date of the French It was here that the judge shut him off Notions Strike Situation By UNITED PRESS 115000 United Mine Workers out in Ohio Virginia West Virginia Kentucky and Pennsylvania soft coal fields Solid fuel ad estimated mines down a daily loss of Seizure imminent in plants and refineries in 15 s where an estimated 37000 CIO oil workers are on strike for a 30 cent wage increase to compensate of overtime pay AFL lumber and sawmill workers idle n northem Cauforniade Approximately 105000 CIO auto workers on strike or bcause worfc stoppages resulting from contract disputes unsettled grievances and wage demands 60000 longshoremen paralyzed New York port in ance of APL Longshoremens Association leaders nvw thn defiance u of a new contract with ship operators Longshoremens Association leaders over the terms North Iowa Projects Face Congressional Approval Special Washington Service to GlobeGazette congress approves legislation author izing for new government buildings in the states and ter ritones Iowa has 98 projects eligible for inclusion in the program In all there are 4020 projects eligible for inclusion in the actual construction program I vh accordinS to terms of the legislation proposed by the public buildings administration it will select those projects f si J v San Francisco Leads Contenders for Bid on United Nations Seat Washington Francis co appeared to have the inside track Thursday for being chosen headquarters of the united nations organization but its competitors were turning on the heat The united nations preparatpry commission meeting in London voted Wednesday that the perm anent headquarters of the new world organization should be in the United States The exact location was left un decided The executive committee will meet next week to consider suggestions for sites and their rel ative merits Several submitted regions already have bids to become the gathering place for world diplo mats San Francisco scene of the conference which launched the organization long appeared the leading contender Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Weather Report FORECASTr Mason City Considerable cloudi ness with occasional rain Thurs day night and Friday Warmer Thursday night Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday Thursday night and Friday Warmer Thursday Continued mild Thursday night and Fri day Minnesota Fair followed by in creasing cloudiness south por tion Thursday night and north portion Friday with occasional rain south portion Friday Cool er north portion Thursday night and northeast portion Fri day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Wednesday 68 Minimum Wednesday 46 At 8 a m Thursday 53 YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 51 Precipitation 07 construction which are most sential to efficient operation of the federal establishment The4020 eligible projects would cost an estimated roughly 4 times the amount being asked by congress Thus only about onefourth of the eligible projects can be constructed Iowas 38 eligible projects bear estimated total cost of W Englebert Reynolds com missioner of public buildings em phasized that inclusion of a proj ect in the eligible list is not in dication that it will he undertak en In the immediate future Many may not be constructed for years Passage of the bill in addition to meeting immediate needs Rey nolds said would prepare a back log of projects in case it is judged in the public interest to undertake a largescale federal following North Iowa com munities are listed for ppstoffices theamount including site and building Ackley Belmond Britt 85000 Clear Lake 595000 Eanle Grove Elkader 595000 Fayette Garner Greene 585000 Humboldt Lake Mills McGregor Nashua Northwood ParkersbnrK Postville Kolfe 585000 2 MEN KILLED IN MUSCATINE Woman Gets Face Wound in Shooting Muscatine Muscatine men were shot and killed in a bil liard hall here at 3 a m Thurs day and a Muscatine woman re ceived a serious face wound Po lice Chief Mark Taylor reported The men Jack McKenzie oper ator of the club and Rex Kilbourn were said by Chief Taylor to have been shot by Ralph Wagner 34 of Muscatine after an argument be tween McKenzie and Wagner Mason City in Telephone Strike Friday Mason City telephone workers will join some 9000 others in 5 midwest states in a scheduled na tionwide 4hour walkout Friday R L Rogers president of the Northwestern Union of Telephone Workers with members in Iowa Bfinnesofa Nebraska North Da kota and South Dakota said all locals would be requested to hold a 4hour meeting beginning at 1 P m Central Standard time Friday Rogers made the announcement Jhe gen eral board of direcfofsof the un ion at which he said it was agreed to support Hie Nationa Federation of Telephone Workers in its scheduled walkout The work stoppage does not arise from any dispute between the union and the telephone com pany officers of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company stated The proposed action we are told is in protest against the rec ommendation of a trial examiner of the national labor relations board that one of the member unions of the national federation be dissolved because of alleged Postpones Orders Only Temporarily Washington AP Truman Thursday de layed temporarily the issuance of orders for government seizure of oil properties affected by a 15state strike of CIO oji workers Charles G Ross press secretary first announced the orders would be released about noon Eastern Standard time but shortly after that hour reported they would not be issued for at least 2 hours There was no explanation of the delay Ross had said the seizure orders were being drawn up following failure of government attempts to settle the strike of 43000 workers through arbitration of wage demands Meanwhile President Eric Johnston of the U S Chamber of Com merce conferred with Mr Truman about the labor crisis and emerged with the statement that both man agement and labor will have to use their heads to solve current disputes I say to you in my opinion if management and labor ought to slug it out rather than reason it out theyll be fighting it out for several years Johnston told re porters Well have to use our heads not lose them Another development on the abor front was President Tru natis acceptance of the resigna ion of J Holmes Davis as a reg ilar industry member of the na iional war labor board He has served on the board 21 months Davis had told Mr Truman that now that the war is over he found t necessary to give his full time o his own business affairs At the capital Senator Wiley RWis told the senate that strikes now are acts of sabotage against reconversion Seizure was a last resort to re urn the refineries to operation There was no letup meanwhile in the labor squabble confounding company domination statement said a company The union in question is the Western Electric Employees As sociation at Kearny N j This company is urging LiJ employes to stay on the job and will do everything it can to main tain telephone service We greatly regret this situation and shall ap preciate your understanding TRUMANHERS FINISH OF WPB Washington esi dent Truman Thursday signed an ex ecutive order abolishing the war production board and replacing M with a civilian production admin istration effective Nov 3 Continuous Service For 55 years W W Baskerville 80 has clerked in the same store Mr Baskerville continues to walk between the store and home daily SCmVELLENBACH OUTLINES NEXT of Labor Lewis B Schwellcnbach top at a labor depart ment news conference Wednes day night tells reporters seated around table that negotiations to end the refinery strike had terminated and that he was turningthe case over to Recon version Director John w Sny Engr Globesterls on Last Leg of World Tour Hamilton Field Cal army transport commands globe circling flight was near its end Thursday as the sixth plane of the world shuttle tookoff here Thursday morning at a m Pacific standard time cen tral standard time on the last leg to Washington D C The big C54 iengined states man is scheduled to arrive at the national capital about 8 p m CST Thursday evening 3 hours ahead of the schedule originally planned for the 6 day journey The 7 men and 1 woman who made the entire trip changed planes here 3 hours and 20 min utes after their arrival from Hon olulu at a m They made the flight from the islands to the mainland in 12 hours and 30 minutes The Globester plane which brought them from Hawaii could have made it earlier It loafed through the starry Pacific rather than spoil San Francisco recep tion plans by coming in early The 2500 mile nonstop trip to Washington will end a journey that began Sept 28 from the Na tional airport there Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy mafches at the reconversion Another 25000 of John L Lewiss bituminous coal miners walked out Wednesday bringing the total to 115000 The estimated 670000ton daily loss in produc Series Unmolested Detroit scheduled 4 hour interruption to telephone service Friday will not interfere with the broadcasting of the world series baseball game according to Mrs Frances Smith president of the Michigan Federation of Tele phone Workers Mrs Smith said arrangements nave been made to keep operators which maintain pipe lines from Briggs stadium on their jobs dur ing the demonstration scheduled to lake place from 1 to 5 p m cen tral standard time Friday Cuttingoff the world scries would certainly make the public angry at us said Mrs Smith tion represents about twothirds of the nations output Government officialshad looked to settlement by conciliation of the oil workers strike for a pat tern But that pattern was a gloomy one Thursday The union wanted a 30 per cent pay increase to offset losses in earnings when the work week is cut from 48 to 40 hours Secre tary of labor Schwellenhach after 7 days of conciliation con ferences in Chicago and Washing ton proposed a temporary com promise at 15 per cent An arbi trator was to make the final set ilemetit This was acceptable to the un ion but only one of the 10 com panies agreed to the proposal without strings That was Sin clair Oil company Other firms attached so many conditions that Schwellenbach conceded to re porters he could not consider them as acceptances The labor secretary weary from his day and night struggle to set tle his first big test strike rec ommended seizure of the refiner ies to assure delivery of fuel oil and gasoline to the army and navy and to essential civilian needs Involved were Standard Oil of Ohio Cities Service Shell Oil Pure Oil Tidewater Union Oil Pan American SoconyVacuum Texas and Sinclair companies An eleventh firm Stanolind Pipeline company was In on the wage con ferences but has no strike With the oil strikes out of his hands Schwellenbachwas free to turn tothe rapidly spreading soft coal strikes and other labor sore spots One of these was the scheduled 4 hour demonstration shut down Friday afternoon of 200000 mem bers of the national federation of telephone workers They will con duct a strike vote during their 1 to 5 p m CST continuous Meeting called to protest a pre liminary national labor relations board decision o dissolve an af filiated union at Western Electric company Kcamy N J The united mine workers were staying away from the pits in in creasing numbers in support of their foremens union recognition drive Operators twice have de clined Lewiss invitations to dis cuss he problem and the num ber of strikes quickly multiplied i ;