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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1945, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS ress and United Press Full leased Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 19 1915 This Paper Consists of Two One NO 9 OVERTHROW RULE VENEZUELA PERON RETURNS AS STRIKE ENDS FOR ARGENTINA 8 Killed 70 Wounded as Supporters Enforce 24Hour Victory Strike Buenos Aires paralyz ing general strike in celebration of Col Juan D Perons return to power ended Friday with his men in firm control the government and his opponents scattered The first tram cars to run since Wednesday midnight began to move along the wide avenue Cor rientes at 1 a m subways were to resume at 5 a m shops and busi nesses were scheduled to reopen duties the day Eight persons were reported killed and 70 wounded in alterca tion Thursday as Perons supportj ers enforced his call for a 24hour victory strike Peron himself has left the city on vacation apparently satisfied that the situationis well under control He was not expected to return to the government from which he was ousted as vicepresident war minister and labor minister only last week Instead it appeared he would be content to be the power behind the government while con ducting a campaign for the presi dency in the general elections next April Gen Eduardo Avalos and Vice Admiral Hector Veraengo larnts leaders of the coup which removed Peron from power temporarily while they reigned as a virtual 2 man government faded from the picture Avalos was detained briefly but later was released ahdsubse reported tpihave i asked to be retired service with the army Avalos for merly was commander of the powerful Campo De Mayo army garrison which Thursday switched its support back to Peron Vernengo Lima returned to Buenos Aires on demand of Pres ident Gen Edelmiro Farrell after fleeing the capital aboard the 450ton minesweeper Drummond He dropped out of the public pic ture Former Foreign Minister Joe Maria Cantilo another Peron op ponent took refuge in the Uru guayan embassy and former fed eral Judge Ramon Vasquez an other opponent was in hiding at the Peruvian embassy Peronists rapidly were taking over all key government posts Gen Humberto Sosamolina was sworn in as war minister Juan I Cooke to his former post as for eign minister Rear Admiral Abel ardo Pantin as navy minister GenJuan Pistarini acting interi or minister and Col Amado Ava los agriculture minister WHERE HITLERS HENCHMEN ARE partitions separate quarters of var criminals from other prisoners who are also confined in this cell block at Nuern berg War Criminal Trial Opens on Nov 20 in Nuernberg Nuernberg first great war criminalstrialof 24 high nazis and German I Expect Cut in Meat Points in November Washington Secretary Anderson said Friday meat rationing will be continued in November although point values may be lower Bis announcement at a news conference followed disclosure that ration pointsfor butter also may be cat next month even though costs may go up Anderson said the decision to continue meat rationing stemmed largely from commitments made to supply meat to foreign countries Rationing he said will make it easier to obtain supplies for over seas shipments Many lower grade meats and some choice cuts already have been eliminated from the ration list Anderson also told reporters he still hopes that food subsidies can be ended by next July 1 The first step direction came with the cancellation of a government subsidy to butter processors with a resulting pros pective increaseof 5 to 6 cents a pound in retail prices effective NovC 8 Wholesalers will be permitted to increase their prices Nov 1 On the other Hand there is a good possibility that the current butter ration value of 12 points a pound may be cut to 8 effec tive Oct 28 One reason said food officials who asked anonymity is the re cent release by the army of 80 000000 pounds of butter At the same time there was an indication that the better cuts of meat will continue to be rationed in November OPA already is printing meat point charts for next month and begin in NuernbergbnrNdv 20 the in ternational military tribunal an The date for the beginning of the proceedings to establish responsibility for the second world war and its cruelties was set by the tribunal shortly after the massive indictments pre sented to the court Thursday at its first sitting in Berlin had been served on 23 of the defendants here in the Nuernberg jail The 24th defendant Martin Bor mann apparently still is at large and probably wiirbe tried in ab sentia The indictments were served on the mili tarists industrialists and other functionaries in Hitlers nazi re p m a m Central Standard Time Maj Anthony Neave a British lawyer gave copies of the 24000 word accusation to the men in their carefully guarded cells He explained to all exactly what their rights Avere Lt Col Richard Owen of New Haven Conn and 2 attorneys at tached to United States forces in theEuropean theater accompa niedNcave to the cells re Des Moines ishops of the sixth province ap roved a resolution in connection yith premarital agreements deal ng with the religious education f children at Thursdays annual meeting here Adopted was a resolution call ig on the national convention of Episcopal church to frame a hurch law making it illegal for ny member to sign a premarital greement to bring up children in eligious instruction other than hat of the Episcopal church The province includes the states f Iowa Minnesota Nebraska forth and South Dakota Colora o Montana and Wyoming The ational convention will be held t Philadelphia 2 Dead After Clash in Greek Demonstration Athens civilian and 1 policeman were killed Thursday when communist demonstrators clashed with police in the por city of Patras The communists sought to break through a police cordon sur rounding a prison where ELAS supporters were being heldThe demonstration had been called in the face of a police ban imposed after a printer was killed when monarchists raided a communis newspaper plant Buy your Victory Bonds and Stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Clear and cool Fri day night lowest temperature 32 Saturday fair with rising temperatures Iowa Clearing and much coole Friday Clear and cold Friday night Saturday fair with slowly rising temperatures west por tion Moderately strong north west winds diminishing Friday evening and colder Fri day night Saturday fair witt slowly rising temperature wes portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Thursday 82 Minimum Thursday 42 At 8 a m Friday 45 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum 37 ass DELAY 7 DAYS ALLIED PARLEY ON NIP CONTROL Russian Attendance at Advisory Group Meeting Is in Doubt Washington state de partment announced Friday a T day postponement of the first meeting the allied advisory commission on Japan Russian at tendance is in doubt The official reason for the post ponement was that some of the invited governments would not be able to set their representatives here in time for the scheduled ses sion Oct 23 Therefore the announcement has been decided to hold the first meeting of the commis sion on October 30 It was obvious however that this delay allows additional time for me reports now evidently un der way by President Truman and presumably other Mig 3Ilofficials to resolve some of the difficulties dividing the allied powers and as sure Russian attendance Ten nations are supposed to he on the commission It has been of ficially announced for the Untied States Britain China the Philip pines Australia and Canada be represented Acceptances are supposed to be on the way here from France am the NetherlandsThere are re ports also that New Zealands for mal acceptance is enroute Only Russias attendance is complete in doubt This uncertainty stems from thi fact that some time after th United States proposed creation of the advisory agency put its support tsrbngly behind proposal to first place a contro Mctrital Resolution School Is Closed Lake View school here las been closed for 2 days after he building was sprayed with a DDT solution as a precaution against infantile paralysis The United States is opposed t this arid the Russians so far hav shown no tendency to change o modify their position Secretary of State Byrnes sai Wednesday that he still hope they would attend the first meet ing Diibuque Man to Face Charges of Kidnaping Dubnque Thoman Dubuque charged with kidnapin a 6 year old boy who he claim is his son has been taken to Mi waukee Wis to face the kidnap ing charges The charges were brought b Mrs Lavina Bahl mother of th boy Richard Bahl She claime Thornan was not the father Thoman said Mrs Bahl took th boy from Dubuque to Wiscons last November without his per mission and that he had gone Milwaukee to get the boy Thoman was denied a writ i habeas corpus by a Dubuque di trict court and this decision wa upheldthis week by the Iowa su preme court Senate Group ARMY OFFICERS Votes Slash MD nnroinruT in GI Taxes NAB PRESIDENT IN REVOLUTION GENERAL STILWELL Joseph Stil well former 10th army commander is greeted at Monterey Cal by his wife and daughters following his arrival from the Pacific Thursday Left to right Mrs Joseph Stilwell Mrs Winifred Cox General Stilwell and Miss Allison Stil well AP Wirephoto K A engr B17 Brings General Stilwell Home for 35th Anniversary Monterey Cal big silver B17 from Honolulu buzzed a Carmel home here Thursday and then landed at the Monterey air joft Out stepped a plain tall gangly man wearing a battered cam paign hat Gen Joseph Stilwell was back from the wars in time to spend his 35th wedding anniversary with his family The commander of the 10th army on Okinawa was met by his wife and 3 daughters He had ordered the plane to take off from Hawaii despite threatening weather because he wanted to reach his Carmel borne for the anniversary With him were Maj Gen Frank Dow Merrill of Merrills Ma rauders former deputy commander in the ChinaBurmaIndia the ater and Brig Gen Bergin formerly of Pueblo Colo His chief ofstaff Stilwell was chief of U S army ground forces and earlier com Washington JP The senate finance committee voted Friday to forgive all federal income taxes during war years on the service pay of enlisted personnel in the armed forces Veterans below the grade of commissioned officers wont even have to file returns on their serv ice income If congress finally ap proves the provision The committee driving to com plete a tax cutting bill before nightfall voted two other benefits for veterans and a like number for corporations The other provisions affecting veterans were 1 Officers would be granted an additional threeyear extension of the time in which they could pay the tax on their service pay without interest charges provided they paid off in twelve quarterly installments Under the present law they have only six months from the time they return to this country to work out a payment plan with the collector 2 Men who entered the service before the payasyougo tax law went into effect would be granted a similar 3 year extension for pay theater before he became head of the 10th army He will visit for a short time with his family and then join Merrill and Bergin in San Fran cisco The 3 will proceed east to report at Washington D C EXPECT LAND BOOM IN IOWA Des Molnes danger of an inflationary land boom in Iowa wiE be greatest between now and next October when the 1946 crop is ready for harvest according to W G Murray head of the Iowa State college economics depart ment Murray said Thursday that a few land boom trouble spots were developing in Iowa where prices have reached an acre When land prices go above he said it usually means trouble Over the rest of the state how ever there is a good possibility that disastrous consequences of inflation will be avoided Murray reported Mrs Frederickson Northwood in Hospital Nine persons were injured 1 of hem seriously when the car in vhich they were riding missed a urve and overturned in a ditch etween Mason City and Clear jake early Friday morning The driver of the car Mrs Ar nold Frederickson of Northwood s in a Mason City hospital with back injuries The other 8 passen ers were taken to the hospital for reatment but released They suf ered only cots and bruises The accident occurred at a m 8 miles west of Mason City on lighway 10S The car a 1935 Ford was almost completely demolished Chen Iowa highway patrol and the Clear Lake and Mason City police departments were called HIS DIARY DESCRIBES BEHEADING AS MAGNIFICENT The exclusive photo right made when he was a Japanese schoolboy at St Johns college in Winnipeg Canada shows Kenneth Yunone Jap naval interpreter who boasted in his diary how he mag nificently beheaded an Australian flyer who had been taken prisoner Yunone con demned fay his own confessions in his little book is now being held by the Allies as a war criminal A photo left above reported to be of the beheading was released in this country one of the most shocking pictures of the war People who knew Yunone in his college days describe him as being so proficient at jiujitsu that he could break a mans neck witfyoneblow iirJ 9 INJURED WHEN tax liability on not in excess of ment of their earned income earned in civilian life for years prior to 1942 The benefits approved for busi ness were 1 A 1year extension from Dec 31 1945 of the period in which corporations may retire their own bonds at less face value without recognition of gain 2 A similar extension of the period in which railroads which have been through reorganization proceedings may cancel out in debterness without recognition of gain Details of the enlisted mens service pay forgiveness remained to be worked out The dates prob U S Embassy Officer Fired On as Rebels Battle Government BULLETIN Caracas Venezuela UP Rebellious army leaders overthrew the Venezuelan government Friday and seized President Isaias Me dina Washington A United States embassy officer at Caracas was fired on Thursday night in the course of a spreading revolu tion in Venezuela The conflict Is between rebel military and government forces The incident Involving the em bassy official was disclosed by the state department Friday In making public dispatches from Ambassador Frank P Corrlgan on the revolt The upheaval according to these official reports began at 4 p m Thursday at San Carlos barracks near Caracas and by 9 P m Thursday night the rebels of the presidents Miraflores and the ably will extend from the draft act until the official end of the war Those who have paid the tax will be entitled to refunds The revenue loss was described as very slight because servicemen already get an extra tax exemption above that allowed civilians In its morning session the com mittee took no further action on reduction of excise taxes on such articles as baby powder gin silver fox scarfs and lipstick Prospect for their cutback to prewar lev els next July 1 as voted by the Tiouse seemed very dim had control residence at nearby military academy They had set up headquarters in the academy Meanwhile government forces under the leadership of President Gen Isiah Medina y Angarita who has taken personal commanS have captured the San barracks Heavy firing was reported Fri day morning shortly after mid according to a dispatch which indicated that the shooting took place at Caracas Carlos heavy reported fhat there was and that the rebe meat at their 22800 VETS ARRIVE IN S San Francisco Fran cisco military authorities are ready to greet an estimated 22800 servicemen scheduled to arrive Tuesday from overseas aboard 17 ships Included in the group of re turning veterans will be 1494 members of the famed 43rd Winged Victory division These men will sail into the bay oh the U S S Grundy from Yoko suka Japan and included in the complement is the commanding general of the 43rd division artil Gen Harold L Bark er of Providence R I Also aboard is Brig Gen Joseph P Cleland of Omaha Nebr assistant division commander of the 43rd Approximately 5000 men reached San Francisco Thursday from Pacific war zones Fridays mass arrivals will be the ports largest since the wars end The biggest day heretofore occurred 2 weeks ago when 18000 marched ashore U S BALKS AT RUSSIAN CLAIM Signs War Indictment With Reservation Berlin United States signed the war crimes indictment only after stipulating that she does not recognize soviet claims to the Baltic states and certain other territories it was revealed Friday The stipulation was made by P S Supreme Court Justice Robert H Jackson chief American pros ecutor in a letter addressed to the soviet French and British prose cutors and filed with the secretary of the military trial court In the indictment of German war criminals signed Friday Jackson said reference is made to Estonia Latvia Lithuania and certain other territories as being within the area of the USSR This language is proposed by Russia and is accepted to avoid delay which would be occasioned by insistence on an alteration hi the text The indictment is signed subject to this reservation and understanding The soviet union absorbed the 3 Baltic states in 1939 The government forces claimed to control Maracay air field The state departments cables from Ambassador Corrigan were at least in some instances timed 51 Thursday Venezuelan time but were not filed until day break Friday Inquiry disclosed that cable communication between the em bassy at Caracas and the state de partment was interrupted during the night The state department said that an American officer of the em bassy was on his way from the embassy to the cable office when he was fired upon near the Plaza Bolivar He was forced to turn back and that resulted in the delay In Cor rhjaus dispatches to Washington There was no authoritative word on the issues involved Venezuelan sources here specu lated that lower rank army offi cers perhaps were displeased with the 2 presidential candidates lor the presidency and may have re volted to take over the govern ment They said the fact that Alfonso Biaggiani a civilian has been nominated for the presidency may have had something to do with the armys desire to revolt This is the first time in Venezuelan con stitutional history that a civilian has received the nomination The Venezuelan congress Is scheduled to meet on April 19 to set the date for the presidential elections Soviet Editors Demand Severest Punishment for Nazi Leaders on Trial Moscow newspapers printed at length Friday account of the handed war crimes indictment up in Berlin Thursday against 24 topranking nazis Ed itorial writers uncompromisingly demanded the severest punish ment for German war leaders It is a cause of honor de clared the government newspaper Izvestia to punish these monsters unsparingly The paper added that the Rus sian people consider the work be fore the allied tribunal a fulfill ment of duty to millions of orph ans widows injured plundered and humiliated Manchester Plant Is Enjoined From Shipping Cheese Dairy Products Itabnque Manchester plant of the Hygrade Prod ucts Corp has been restrained from shipping into interstate commerce any cheese or dairy products in a judgment handed down by U S District Judge Henry N Graven At the end of 2 years the firm may move to modify this judg ment if there has been any change so as to justify the expectation that such products will be pro cessed with high quality ingred ients the judgment said Although been made milk accepted at the plant still tests grade 4 and 5 according to Judge Graven A temporary injunction was is sued against the company last February by Judge Graven after a hearing MORE SOLDIERS SEE HOME SHORE Boston JP The following North Iowa soldiers were due to arrive on the Milford Victory here Thursday StU Giant Anderson Clear Pfc Tltns Mtnkc Clur 15 Arthur W lYhUmlre Creiccr Jallns Anderson Decorah 8 Set TUnsen Rlnfited Fie IVillard W Henklns Arriving at Newport News Va Thursday on the Blue Hidge Victory were the following North lowans rrc Cbarles A Gollaer Welter Ftc lurry B Koch Rampton Scheduled to arrive Wednesday on the Norway Victory at New York were these North lowans Pit Itirold J Ccllitkion Pfe Fred C Hihn Ionia Toiler W Stokei Col Eli E Pearl CUtlon TA Lonli V Kler Miion CUT CpU Mayland Bruntvold Kenseti 9 inspections have by federal agents Set Des Molnes Levy Des Molnes new Dea Moines city tax levy basis tor taxes to be collected in 1946 will be 6504 mills or a County Auditor L b Lindstrum and Deputy Elmer Thulin tho tax department announced Thurs day The 1944 levy was 62485 ;