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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Member of The Associated Press. 5c Per Copy, Vol. CXVII, No. 61 ALTON, ILL., TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 1952 Established January 15, City Employes' fffr ts Fmcfnred , Pay Hike Hopes Appear Doomed Council Finance Group in Session Fails to Find Revenue Hope of any substantial pay Increases for city employes in the next fiscal year faded when no additional sources of municipal revenue to meet such a purpose were uncovered at the Monday, night meeting of the city finance committee, its last session of the present fiscal period. From clubs which have bars the committee received a voluntary offer to pay 50 percent higher licenses, a step that would increase municipal revenues about $450 to $500. And from the GAAC and East End Improvement Association the committee received formal reports offering assistance and coop- oration for a study of its financial and license structure, but no specific suggestions as to boosting revenues. As budget discussion waned, Alderman Wetstcin inquired "how it looks as to a pay raise" whether it was another case "where the money just, isn't there"? City Counsellor Durr, in reply, said the city might have a small increase in revenue under the budget for next year but this already was obligated by mandatory expenses thrust on the city. (iAAC Offer Offer of the GAAC through its municipal affairs committee to name a special croup to assist the council in an effort to find additional funds for municipal services and payrolls* was publicized prior to last night's meeting. The response from the East End Association board showed it also was ready to cooperate in a review of the cily financing structure. It included among four suggestions, however, a proposal for investigation of the feasibility of a city management form of government for the city and the probable saving to taxpayers under such a form. Report of the GAAC committee drew caustic comment from some aldermen; that from the East End Association won more kindly response, but no formal action was taken as to disposition of either of the communications. Both were presented by W. I. Godwin, a member of the East End group named to confer with the finance committee, but also acting for the GAAC committee chairman who was unable to be present. Godwin offered the comment that in the matter of losing good em- ployes to industry where there are higher paying jobs, businessmen are encountering a problem exactly similar to that faced by city officials. "We have to keep in mind" said Godwin that with the rearmament program we are in a transitional stage nationally that leaves the wage and employment situation in a flux. Whatever the city can pay today, industry may boost. But should peace come, this situation might quickly dissolve and those moving to industrial jobs will want to return to their former ones." Corporate Ta.i Alderman Parker affirmed that when the council a few months ago voted down a corporate tax boost, aldermen svere encouraged by business to take that step. "Now," he said, "they seem to want the burden passed back onto property," and described this as "two-faced." He felt the GAAC report, "Hasn't got a thing." Alderman I.Iolloy, who sponsored the plan for the committee to seek revenue suggestions for pay increases from business organizations also voiced disappointment at the results. "We ask suggestions and get only double-talk," he commented. Carroll Peters, who was present as representative of Upper Alton Business Men's association, said re lacked background information gained by those who mot with the finance committee last week, but Ihat he "resented insinuations against the businessmen " "We pay properly taxes and business licenses," said he. "I have no Continued on Page 2, Col. 'I. > Veteran Hardware Employe, Is Injured 2 Chester Tots Fatally Hurt In Car Crash Dean Craig Llttlefield, 3, and his sister, Sharon Lee, 4, of Chester, 111., were killed Monday in an automobile-truck collision five miles north of Granite City. Mrs. Arthur Campbell of Thelma street, and Charles Donahue o f Williams street, Cottage Hills, are aunt and uncle of the children. Ricky, 2 years old, suffered minor injuries and was moved to the Charles E, Donahue home at Cottage Hills. Campbell reported that Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Littlefield, Dean and Sharon, accompanied by James Tom Donahue, father of Charles of Collage Hills, were on their way to visit in Cottage Hills. The children's grandfather, 83, also injured in the collision, was reported in a critical condition at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Granite City. Bodies of the two children have been moved to the Schroeder funeral home, Chester. Halle.r Seeks Public Voice On Licenses Encouraged by the public support he's had lately in enforcement of tavern regulations, County Liquor Commission Chairman Gus Haller plans to make it possible for the same public to have more voice in his body's proceedings. His next major step will come about eight months from now— when liquor licenses in the county come due for their 1953 renewals, and the commission can approve or reject them. He plans to make public, ahead of time, the list of licenses expiring and which might come up for renewal. File Objection!) In this way, he said, he hopes that citizens having valid objections to renewal of licenses for taverns which have been causing trouble will appear before the commission 'and file their objections. Twice in the last two months Haller has experienced encouraging backing from residents of the Milton area who objected to two tavern licenses. Latest case was application for renewal of a license for a tavern near the Brown Street Baptist Church. More than 50 petitioners signed an objection to renewal, and nearly that many more appeared at the hearing. They learned at the hearing yesterday that the applicant had withdrawn his request. A few weeks ago even njoro objectors signed a petition against granting a liquor license to a drive-in restaurant in the Milton area, across the road from a church. Refusal Uphold The state liquor commission upheld the county commission's refusal of the permit, after 40 or more of Hie objectors complied with Haller's suggestion by appearing at the state hearing wilh their own attorney. today that a tavern on 1ho Haller reported threat of another old Jerseyville road appeared to have subsided. He said the person reported planning to apply for Ihe license had submitted his application for renewal of a liquor license at a location on''the Alton- Wood River road, indicating ho did not intend to move to the road northwest of Alton. "The liquor commission and Godfrey -supervisor, Bert Richoy. have decided that every effort will William Gissal, for 60 years last February 29th In the H. & K Hardware store, is a patient in Alton Memorial Hospital suffering from n broken hip due to a fall last Sunday at his home on Delmar avenue. Yesterday Iho fractured bone wns pinned together nnd it was hoped that before long Mr. Gissal would be able to bo up and around again, but he would bo obliged to use much caro to avoid further injury. Mr. Gissal was doing some work about his beautiful, wcll-carcd-foi- place Sunday afternoon. It was In closing an outside door leading to the collar Iho accident occurred. During a high wind to prevent slamming of the door, which rests on n slant, a stone was being used as a weight, nnd it was while ho wns drying to place this stone that the bottom of his trouser leg became caught, and Mr. Gissnl fell, striking his hip on Ihe stone and causing the leg fracture. Mr. Gissal was 77 years of age last December. His record of con- tinous employment by nny one firm is probably the longest of all persons employed in rotnil stores in Alton. He has been n fixture in Ihe Johnston slore. Management of Ihe firm would change with the passing of one nflor another of those employed there, but Mr. Gissal still stayed on the job, from his school days up to the present time, a period of 60 years. It has been snid that the inventory of the huge nnd widely varied slock in the Johnston store was carried in his head for many years and the quickest and surest reference lo make possible the filling of some order svas to ask Mr. Gissal. if il was something being sought that would be infrequently called for. Plea for Scenic Highway Taken To House Body BY GORDON BROWN AP Special Washington Service WASHINGTON, March 25 ,T A 10-stale delegation asked Congress today to give its okay to n proposed 2.000-mile highway along the Mississippi river. Headed by A. P. Greonsfeldor, St. Louis, the group urged Ihe House public works committee to approve legislation introduced by 35 representatives which would authorize construction of the highway. The delegation endorsed a recommendation of Iho Bureau of Public Roads and the National Park Service that such a road bo built, cooperatively by slato and federal governments by linking together existing roads along the river. Such a highway would traverse part of all 10 stales through which Ihe river flows from Lake Ilsaco in Northern Minnesota lo the Gulf of Mexico. Witnesses said today they were unable to estimate what the highway would cost. M. W. Torkelson, Madison, Wis., told the committee that if Congress authorizes the project the slates will see Ihnt Iho highway is built "even if we don't got a thin dime." Other witnesses included: O. L. Kipp, St. Paul, Minnesota highway engineer; Charles P. Casey, Illinois director of public works; Illinois Stale Senator Mil- Ion M. Mueller, of Highland; Dr. H. W. Trovillion, of Alton. III.; Mayor Lowell S. llorlon of Nauvoo, 111.; Eight File for Posts on New School Board Election on April 19 to Fill Seven-Man 11nil Hoard Arkansas Total Storm Damage At25Million . Kieht applicants hnve filed for membership on the new seven-man board of education which will lie effective July 1 when the now Alton Community Unit School District No. 11 goes into effect. Two other applicants hnve taken out petitions but have nol yet filed. Deadline for filing Is Saturday, March '29. At the election, April 1!), seven men will be elected, with not more than three from nny one congressional township. The new district, which has been approved by George Wilkins, Madison county superintendent of schools, includes all or port of five congressional townships. They are Alton, Wood- River, Godfrey, Fostcrburg, and Mora, KlKlit Hnve riled Already filing petitions for bonrd membership, in the order in which petitions were filed. nre( with congressional township In which they reside): Dr. Robert: B. Lynn, Wood River; Robert L. Goulding, Alton; George L. Davis, Wood River; Dr. Charles Hemphill, Alton; ,1. J. Middleton, Wood River; E. P. Wntorhouse, Alton; Charles R. Freeman, Godfrey; and Harry F. Munson, Alton. Having petitions not yet filed are Loyce Wooff, Alton; and George Adair, Godfrey. Three members of the present Alton board will not seek reelection at the April 12 election when their regular terms expire. They arc C. J. Schlosser, president; H. Edward Meyer, secretary; and Edward Hull, member. Morrison Out Dr. F. A. Morrison, a fourth member of the present Alton board, will nol: seek reelection April 19. when the board for the new district is chosen . The other three members of the present Alton board, Goulding, Lynn, and Davis, are all seeking election to the new board. George Adair is present president of the Godfrey board of education. Four other candidates for the board of the new district, are also running for election April 12 tor the present Alton board, which will be effective only unlil June 30. They are Heniphill, Middleton, Waterhouse, and Wooff. LtTTLF. ROCK, Ark., March 25 /P—Arkansas totaled up a 2f> million dollar ditmage bill from black Friday's vicious tornados, (Jov. Sid McMath said last night (hut a survey of the stale Indicated that damage would approach the 25 million dollar mnrk. Arkansas was the hardest hit of six southern states by the tornados, storms and floods, which took lives, Injured 1100 ana left thousands without shelter. In Arkansas alone, 129 persons were killed; 711 Injured and 1361 homes were destroyed or damaged. Arkansas cities thnt escaped unscathed dispatched truckloads of i-lolhing, food and furniture to the destitute communities and sent thousands of dollars In cnsh to innnce relief work. The citizenry of Warren in southeast Arkansas hit by a denth-denling tnrmulo.ln lfl'19 sent the cash contributions made to nil their churches Sunday. The Federal Reconstruction Finance Corp., declared five of the slides hit—Arkansas, Tennessee, Alubamii, Missouri and ^Mississippi HS disaster amis, opening the way for government loans to the storm victims, A brief lornndo In Aliibanui killed five, injured 54 and damaged (if) homes. The death loll in Tennessee and north Mississippi reached 7(>, and 288 were injured and 'i'i'\ homes destroyed. Sixteen were dead, (if! injured and 250 persons were homeless in Pemiscolt County, Mo., nnd in Kentucky, eight persons died in rain-swollen si reams. Kefauver May Defeat Truman In Wisconsin be made to keep any more liquor | D. S. Macowan of the Illinois high- licenses from being granted in Godfrey township," Hallor said. It Am hushed By Kods KULA LUMPUR. Malaya. March IT) /I' — One of the worst Communist ambushes in Ibc history of Malaya's undeclared Red wai took Iho lives today of 14 persons. way division; Paul C. iJaniells, Jefferson Cily. Mo., assisianl highway engineer; J. (i. Morgan, l ! n- ionville, Mo., stale highway coin- Knetzer Case to Be Scanned By U.S.GrandJury SPRINGFIELD, March 25, /I'-A federal grand jury next week will consider evidence against Robert L. Knelzer, the bankrupl Ed- warrisville car dealer, U. S. Dis- tricl Attorney Howard Doyle said today. Doyle declined to give Iho exact nature of (be case but indicated the inquiry will deal wilh Knot/- er's tangled financial affairs. The grand jury will moot hero next Tuesday. KnoJ/or Is in jail under an indefinite sentence growing out of a contempt of court finding in 1950 that he had not reported .1250.000 in assets when bo filed n bankruptcy petition. Since Ihon. ho has turned over $170,000 of Ihis amount. Federal Judge Charles G. Urig- glo has indicated ho doesn't plan lo let Knot/or out of his Sprint;field jail cell again for more fund! raising trips. On bis last release ; two weeks ago. Knot/or escaped I'rciin Ihe cuslnry of two bailiffs in St. Louis hul surrendered five cl;i\'s laloi*. Henchmun Puts Sullon. Kling on Spot in Trial By KOBKRT M. KAHKIM1TON NUW YORK, March 25, /I' -The man who says ho helped steal $64,000 from a Queens bank two yours ago loday calmly identified Willie (The Actor) Sullon nnd Thomas Kling as his companions in the crime. John Do Vonuta stepped down from the witness stand and, despite a slcady stare from Sutlon, walked up and without faltering tapped Sutlon and Kling on the shoulders to establish their identity. De Vonuta, who has turned stale's evidence against Sutlon and Kling, was granted a separate trial for his parl in Iho robbery. Do Venula said ho drove the getaway car, but made il evident that the master mind of the crime was Sutton. De Vonula snid Sutlon did the planning of Iho robbery, that he had "taken rare of thing?" and showed him n diagram of the bank, the Sunnysido branch of the Manufacturers Trust Co. Do Vonuta told of splitting the S6-1.000 throe ways in Kling's back bedroom" on West 4-11 h street. | Study Paints* T,i<V | For Ciincor I > BOSTON. March 1T> /P ! of making life painless studied here, as an aid ccr sufferers. Deep in Iho center of the brain is a spot which scientists believe is Ihe crossroads of pain pathways for mosl pains you fool. Hero at Massachusetts General Hospital, scientists are experimenting with an eleclrie noodle. They plan lo push it into Ihis point in Iho brain and destroy Ihe crossroads wilh an electric spark. Destroying II would aparently mean freedom from pain, a Godsend for many cancer patients. A way is being for can- Indonesia Nixes lied* JAKARTA. Indonesia. March 1' T The Indonesian parliament today turned down a proposal to send seven parliamentary observers lo the Soviet Union's economic conference at Moscow next month Experts Hair Senator As Fiivorile in Primary Members Of WSB Say Board Action Will Hike Inflation l»,v ,IA(.'I< I1KU, MtlAVAl'KKK, Maroh 25 ,T Senator Kslos Kefmivor of Tennessee lodny wns in the position of bong touted as a probnblo victor over President Truman In ono primary and n possible loser to a iresldonllal slnnd-ltt In nnolhor. Kefauvcr, galloping across Ibis wind-buffeted state in an effort to corral Its 28 Doinorrntie prosi- lontlnl nominating votes, told Ihis oportor ho Is having Iho "rare ex- lorleneo" of being listed as Iho 'avorito to dofonl Trumnn In the April 1 Wisconsin primary. At Iho same lime, ho conceded ho has "a tough job" ahead In his Gen. Gruenther Does Not Fear Russian Attack attempt bpst Senator Robert !<err of Oklohomn In Iho Nebraska presidential primary on Iho same dny. Korr Is making n bid for mld- woslorn support wilh the understanding he will withdraw If Tru- mnn decides lo run ngnln. Ko- nuvor, who bent the President nnd won bight delegates in the New Hampshire primary, snys ho is In ho rno.i for the parly nomination "lo the finish." Although the Republican bnltlo >olwoon Sonnlor Robert A. Tnft of Ohio, Gov. Karl Warren of Call- 'ornin and former Gov, Harold E. Stnssen of Minnesota was drawing op attention, Kefauver's one-man DemocratIc show wns playing lo largo Wisconsin crowds, No Ciiblnnt Yet Ho told n crowd estimated nt nearly 1000 persons at Racine last night thnt It would be agnlnsl the Inw Cor him to say whom ho would hnve in his cabinet, adding that. "I hnve a long rood to go before I can discuss that." This wns in response to n question ns lo whether he would retain Secretary of State Ache.son. Kcfnuver's campaigning In Wisconsin was on somelhing of a hit- rind-miss basis, so much so that he came off without a shaving brush which Mrs. Kefauver brought along when she joined the candidate today. Mrs. Kofnuvcr branches out svith a,n air trip to northern Wisconsin Inter in the day in an effort to cover territory her husband hasn't lime lo reach before ho shoves off ngnin to Nebraska for n lour there. Although his supporters fire confident of winning (he Wisconsin test, some of his backers fear Ke- fnuver's showing here might be damaged if Democrats in nny numbers cross the parly lines In Ihe primary vole for Warren on the Republican ticket. Wnrren has boon a recipient of Democratic voting in California and now is regarded as something of n threat in the Republican contest here because pf aroused interest in his presidential bid. The California governor will return to I ho si ale tomorrow. In I lie men nil mo Tnft nnd Stasson are currying on their campaigns lull blast. Tall HIiihtH Truman Tuft told an Oshkosk audience last night Hint Ihe Truman administration's foreign policies hnd "built up Russia lo where it is the greatest threat over to face a republic." Earlier in an interview ho disputed points mndc recently by Gov. Adlfii K. Slovonson of Illinois, ti possible I lomoeralir president in) WASHINGTON, Mnrch 25-/P— On. Dwlght D. Elsenhower's do- pufy expressed belief today. Hint Russia will not attack now nnd "If we tnkc Ihe proper notion." the Soviets will never strike. Gen. Alfred M. Gruonlhor, chief of slnff for Eisenhower, made the statement while testifying before ho HOUKC foreign affairs eommlt- ee on President Trumnn's $7,000,100.000 foreign nld program. II wns Gruonthor's second dny In i row is n witness nt the Capitol. His testimony yesterday before Ihe Senate foreign relations committee ipponroil lo hnve sidetracked for ;ood n proposal that Eisenhower ilmsolf come homo to testify. The proposal, by Sen, McMahon (D-Conn) lonl one supporter nnd two others who had favored the don scorned lukewarm after Gruonlher's npponrnnoe yesterday. Gruenther told the house commit- oo today that Elsenhower's SHAPE copimand (Supreme Headquarters of the Alficd Powers In Europe) is constantly reminded of ihe cost of Europe's buildup, which IBS come under congressional attack, Eisenhower believes, his' deputy sold, that. "If we create n military 'orce and destroy Ihe coonomlces of the United States and the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) nations, our work will be In vnin." "We are the first to claim thnt he economy of the United States B the major asset," Gruenthor ten tifiod. He said "very grent progress' hnd been made In the past year in building Western Europe's de lenses. Although "very grave problems" arc ahead, "we arc very definitely convinced" tha the buildup will succeed in hold ing off Russia. Other Points The four-slur general Ynade then other points: 1. The active'-Soviet force t 4 million armed mon (175 dlv slonsl, 20,000 aim-nfl (includin .'omo "fine" MIG 15 jots) nnd 30 .submarines has capacities of "llironlonitiK" nature. 2. "f do not subscribe In an, way. shape or form la the idea I hut war is inevitable." 3. The "only element In vvhlcl Ihe Soviet machine exceeds us is in unity." He also snid the Wes has reached the point \v1ierc "there is no problem"' of unity on the military side. 4. Gruenther said the Euro penns are doing I heir host in the defense effort and "Ihero is no question in our minds" Unit Iho will fighl. 5. Eisenhower's headquarter consider Iho eroalion of an ado qualo nit-force as Its No. ] prob lem. . * mission member F. Stigors. Volunteers at Work Special Events Room Nearing Completion at Hayner Library I'Yankfurt, assistant highway engineer for Keulucky; Kent Handy, Ilickman, Ky.; Harold Miller, Nashville, Tj-nn.: Guy M Cob)), Liltle Rock, Ark.: and Oil, .1. Lester While, Louisiana director of public works. The hearing is lo bo resumed tomorrow . ^Thorough. , Investigate Beating of Actress By Holly wood Thugs The Alton library volunteer committee has announced "near completion" of a special room at the Hayner library in downtown Alton. The committee's special events sec- linn, charged wilh finishing the room, is composed of Junior Chamber of Commerce members who originally undertook the work prior lo the formation of the volunteer committee Designed and especially intended for use by civic organizations or groups of persons without charge, the room is located on the ground floor of the library. It is hoped that groups will use the room, and. thus, beconv. more aware of the beneficial existence f the library in Alton and mo: _• lamihar with its facilities. A committee spokesman said the new room is largo enough to accommodate 4C-50 persons for club meetings. Members \\ho worked on the room, during their spare time, are: Harold Mitchell, Ralph Cook, Julian Friedman, Robert Keating Lucas Pfcilfonborgor Ah in Wiseman. R o y Staples, Andre- Schwarl/ Fred Kirsrhncr, fbarli-s Hu.xlon. Nelson .Miller, nnd Charles Kalrlmck. A committee ol "Jayrerit. .' the women's auxiliary ol Ihr Junior Chamber of Commerce, under the co-chairmanship of Mrs. Wilfred i H. Brandt and Mrs. Fred Kirsch- • nor, will help complete the room ' by adding drape* tuui other eye-' appealing decorations to make the room more imitirig. The committee pointed out thai material for ••e-doii.g th • room wa- contributed by the Alton Ho.xboard Co., Springman Lumber Co.. and; Joe Brandt harduaro. ; Persons interestod in scheduling the room should call Meyer Kirstein, chairman of the special events section at 2-9294. Weather I'arll.v cloudy this afternoon, loiii^ht and \\ cdiii-xlnv uilh liUrlihoixl of ucciiiioiiiil li|;ht rain or -.now llii«. afternoon; afternoon irmiirnitiirrs in upper IDs lod:i> and Icimnrrou; |o\\rst U'rdurMlsi) morning near freezing' Shippi'm' forrea»l: \rar freezing in all directions. KVI>:MH-;I) rom-x AST Tempera)urrs uill average !-l degrees heloxv normal. .Normal maximum oil north, til) south. Nor ma I minimum 30 north. 'M south. Only minor day lo day lluctuations in temperature. Prr- cipitalion \\ill average '-.• to 1 inch occurring as rain Wednesday and Thursday and again over the uc'eki'iid possibly mised with sinm northern sections. Itiver W Ourt»u i * m i.ocn 4, U«m n • it lo 385 4» m a Sea level 1 « n Stage 19.99 Ft. Pool 416.23 Fall .20 Ft. Tailwater 415.47 HOLLYWOOD. March 25. /I' -! Aclress Anne Sterling's story ol being beaten by four thills was promised full investigation today as detectives tried to piece logelh- er some vonflieting details. i "We're (;oinu 1° 'iMexlion all concerned, including Mi 1 - 1 - Stei line lo ' K<'\ al Hie bottom nl lln^ " said •Drleclive ln-|>''l<n (,<ndun I'.uw- | Tliei e \\ a - im >|i|e. n»n Mial Ihe -hapely ;n In• - had been beaten syslemali'-all 1 . if nut ' nl n ally The Monde _'i, v e,n -i ifd film and television a' in •• -a;d the loin men I kidnaped her a- -he •.< a- lelurnin;.: lo hoi apartment eaily yeMonlay She -said she dually managed (a CM'.'ipe from her assailants allei • they heal and kicked her. She col- i lap;-* d while being healed by n doctor and was taken lo a hospital Delerir.e.s investigating Ihe ease said there was some variance in 1 her '-loiv and Dial ol hei escort ion Ihe hour ol her iclmn home. The delect,', es said that in her aeeoiiiil at lime.i hy .ilei lea), Miss Sterling al one point .iaid she was taken home about '.', a m. yesterday [ but lalei said it was around 6 a.m. Tins I ol low od a night of dining, nighl-clubhing and. breakfast with friends. Miss Sterling said .she was waylaid us she was entering Ihe apartment building where '-he liav been staying recently with a friend, Ann Jackson. Detectives said her a ,• ailanl • di empty liou.-e in III "Thei e v,a- a al-mg one side and I could see the Ir'b! s ol Ihe city and Ihei e manhandled he. She said Ihe oniv linn'-; -he < oiild leineinbri anv ol Ihe nun >avmg uas "This v. ill 11-a ch v on Ml — Sleilmg told the olh.e,s -he did nol know what tha! icniaik meanl 1'iiially. she said, .she managed lo e.scape from the pla'-c and gel a ride wilh a motorist ba> k lo Miss Jackson's apartment Miss Sterling, dauglilei of Mr. and Mrs. .James In:.'i a — ia nt SI. Louis, Mo recently ha- been m a court squabble with her loimei loommaH . fashion de..j_-ner y«- landa Llholl. Miss Sleilmg accused Mis.s Klhnlt nl stealing a WOOD Marten fur piece. A jury acquitted Miss Llholl. who thereafter hied a $100.01)0 damage suit against Miss Sterling, alleging malicious prosecution. This case is pending. candidate, in defending Ihe Truman dicision lo inlerveno militarily in Korea. Tafl said il was "perfect poppycock" to say as Slovenson did. lhat intervention in Korea sparked the rapid buildup of defense in Europe. He said lhat in Korea the Communist forces in effect have "shot the police and gol away with il." The Obioan said il was "bunk" that the Korean a c I i o n had strengthened the United Nations, adding lhat it bad nol added any- llnng thus far lo Ihe security ol .Japan. Slasson, at Dddgovillo. hred an i ailnrk on former Wisconsin guv- i ernor I'hil LaKollotle, ono ol Warren's delegate candidates, asserting lhat LaKollelto was allempl- ; ing to use Ihe presidential contest i lo ride back into political power in Die slate. II (lliildrrn Orphans. Futlier Kills Wife. Scl FRUnEHICK, • Ul., March 25. /!' -Eleven children wore orphaned today because their father killed himself in a police trap aflor fatally shooting Ihoir molhor. Slate police said Mori Victor SlulJ shot himself yesterday in an open field near hero aflor ho was Implied between two Iroopois hunting him for Ihe dcalh o.' his '11-year-old wife, .Varlha. She was fatally wounded Sunday i night in Ihe kitchen of her husband's lavern about two miles from ! here on l.'.S. Koule 210. Cily Owns Cily Hall Conn., March 1.'.") .'P— Norwich owns its cilv ha BULLETIN WASHINGTON, Mftrcn —Tim Mouse rules committee today voted 7 to i tor an I'M*', vMtlRAtlon ot the Wage Slublil*' Nil Ion Bonn! (WSB). Thrmfi voting: for it made plnln they were moved largely* by fhc controveriay over thai hoard's recommendations In the »teftj wage dlftpute. WASHINGTON, March 25 /P - hroc industry members of^tna Vage Stabilization Board said* to* 'ny the board "should go out of wsiness" because it is "causing nflnllon and defeating Us own purpose." •'••' Their statement was further eVU ' donee of the bitterness In the con- rovcrsy over which Defense Mb* illlzer Charles E. Wilson said pole serious threat to stabilization efforts. In reply, CIO President Philip Murray blasted Wilson as a "biased nnd uninformed" "big bUs,l- nessmim and refused to meet with ilm on the crucial steel dispute,. The three Industry' members <>f ho wage board who said it ought o fold up wore George Armstrong, Dwlght Sleole and Milton Olahde'r. They (old reporters the board-'i 'Gcommcndatlons in the dispin> vore "Higher than the steelwork* ors union could have won in col* ective bargaining". They said, too, that employers ionic! do a belter job in curbing nflatlon through collective^ bargaining than the wage board'cbuld do through Issuing recommendfc- ions for settling wage disputes.;; Wilson is the top man In the goy» ornment's '•mobilization progmnfi, with the 18-man wage board (six from Idbor, industry and the public,) part of the structure under film. Union leaders-have previously tangled with him, at one time pulling their representatives off the government agencies in the mobilization set-up. A spokesman for Wilson's Office of Defense Mobilization (ODM) said today Wilson still 'hopes to bring steel labor and management into negotiations averting a steel shutdown despite Murray's refusal to meet vyith him. The Spokesman reported also lhat economic stabilizer Roger L. Putnarrt is reviewing Ih6 wage board's; recommended peace 1 terms of a 17Vi cents-an-hour pay boost plus other concessions. Putnam Is expected lo report within '18 hours, the spokesman said, on whether the WSB settlement proposal violates wage control policy. . 'Obviously, Mr. Wilson believes that the recommendations go beyond Ihe wage control formula,">he commented. He added that Wilson does not wish to interfere with any' negotiations which steel men and CIO ohiofs may have arranged—"He wants them to begin negotiating as soon as possible." Wilson recognizes, the spokesman said, that the negotiations would necessarily be based on the WSB recommendations "Although Mr. Wilson personally does not agree wilh them." Now Negotiations Wilson, flying back from talks wilh President Truman at Key West, Fla., had charted new steel wage-price peace negotiations in apparent hopes of avoiding boosts which Wilson plainly felt might wreck the entire economic controls program, Murray's tart refusal to meet with Wilson seemed lo doom any such nofe'otiations before they started. Wilson told reporters who met him a I Iho airport last night that proposals made last week by the Wago Stabilization Board (WSB) for settling Iho labor issues posed "a serious threat" to the adminis- today. Cily manager Irvine M. Bock said i t>( ',V"?. m . y ,', the $7lll)(l payment lias been made lo a Now York City bank. • trillion's offoris lo stabilize the The stool industry says it will Continued on 1'ugn 1, Col. 1. i />f>|| !> / Mt> War Criminal Dies WKUL. Germany Manh 'J.') /P I'cii mer I.I (ien. Km I Mae|l/i i j? died la-.l nlglil on Ihe ril'.hlh aniiu ei- ,11 y ol llie w ai enmo Ilia* -enl him In pri-nn lor hie tni pei milling Ihe ma-.'-ai i e nl 'I '. i Italian hnslages in a Home cave Siftit <>/ ^pi'inn -I'oiii-c C.lumc You UK lintlic'f A sine sign ol spring, even on a cool day, was observed Monday. Police were called \\hen some youn-'slei s decided to try swimming in Ihe backwater .ju.-l below the dam The youngsters were ordered away finm the place. Ordinary danger nl swimming was increased by Ihe cold water, which must have chilled the boys and by the (act that the water i* impure. Battle Maneuvers in Texas Realistic,, But Not to Veterans Hy TIM I'AKKKK WITH AGGRKSSOR FORCKS IN KXKRCISK LONG HORN. March L'.") .1' "I'animil " said the genera I ".'jon'l call me general, call me Muck or I'ele. You uanl lo gel me captured'.'" The thin line of men in -iiangc green uniforms ualkcd cautiously louaid the \dlage ol Kcmpner. Tex. They uere -.rwral miles inside "I' S lernlory. "(ieneral. I mean, cr . . . Muck." •-aid the M-rgeaiii. "they claim UK>'\O blown up Ibis bridge, but Hit- umpire haMi'l ruled on il ji-t. We had men here, but they claim llicy bleu il up "Uiin'l call ini- general." said ling. dm. Jn.-eph P. Cleland. M. of Omaha. Neb. The uhilu-mus- lached general is assistant commander of Iho 82nd airborne division the aggressor forces in K.x- erciso Long Hum, which began today. h'xcnise Long Horn is the big- gesi joint army-air force maneuver in U.S. history. About 115,000 men are involved. run it's hard lo get grown men, mans ol whom have seen real war, lo take wilh lull .seriousness the mock war which began at 12 :01 a m today. In a lew minutes the general's onliMcd aide Sfi. Carl Laramore of AKarado. TON., was soon call* inn Ins boss "general" again. The Si.'iid threw two brigadei across the Lampasas river on 4 i'0-milc iron i and appeared at tha outset to bo almost unopposed in most si'elors. Among prisoners taken as the invaders moved silently through the night were three men in 9 jeep. One stubborn U.S. jeep drive? stormed down the highway through aggressor road blocks, completely ignoring fire (blanki from men try* ing to block the way. "Aw that ain't fair," same j| Brooklynese protest from tins dullness. "He oughtn't to have lhat. That just ain't fair,"

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