Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 27, 1952 · Page 1
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Member of The Associated Press. 5c Per Copy. Vol. CVXII, No. 63 ALTON, ILL., THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1952 Established January 15, 183<k Primary Vote Expected to Break Record Term of Office Short Three School Board Members To Be Elected On April 12 Public Interest in Election Manifested By Huge Registration In less than two weeks, a record number of voters in Madison county Is expected to go Id the polls to vote In the April 8 primary of the Slate of Illinois. First, attention of the public is focussed on the presidential nominees. On the Republican ticket, throe names are listed, Bonder, Taft and Stasson. Not. on the ticket is Dwight Eisenhower, regarded nationally as one of the leading candidates for the GOP honors. No formal write-in campaign in Illinois has been planned by the state Republican organization. On the Democratic side of the ballot as it will be presented to the voters of Madison county is the name of Sen. Estes Kefauver, television crimp-buster, who has received the nod of the voters in early slates' primaries. On April 4 at We'st Junior High School, Sen. Robert A. Taft will speak and meet the voters of Alton, starling at 6 p.m. * Ileeord Rpgislrntion Expectations of a big vote have been encouraged by a record registration of voters throughout the county. Also on the two tickets are office seekers whose campaigns have stirred up special'local interest inasmuch as most are known locally. For representative ii> Congress from the twenty-fourth district, (Madison and St. Clair counties), Melvin Price of East St. Louis, incumbent, is unopposed on the Democratic ticket. On the Republican side, a strong contender for nomination is Mrs. Phyllis Stewart Sehlafly or Alton, who is opposed by John T. R. Godlewski of St. Clair county. Political forecasters predict that'Mrs. Schlafly will oppose Price in the general election next fall. Mrs. Schlafly's husband, J. F. (Ted) Schlafly, Alton attorney, is seeking nomination on the GOP ballot as alternate delegate to the national nominating convention. There are two candidates in each party for this office and two frbm each is to be elected, assuring all nominees of election. On the Democrat ballot for alternate delegates to the national convention is one Altonian, Schaefer O'Neill, attorney and former state legislator. Charles G. Thomae, chairman of the Madison county Republican central committee, is a candidate for delegate to the national convention of the. GOP, with two opponents. Only Democratic delegate to the convention listed on the ballot is James O. Monroe, Collinsville Herald editor. Eight Aspirants • Eight names are on the Republican ballot in the contest for nomination as representative in the General Assembly from the forty- seventh senatorial district (Madison and Bond counties.) First name in the list is that of Ralph T. Smith. Alton attorney, and second is Harold E. Horsley of Godfrey. Voters may mark their X's for one or two candidates. For state representative on the Democratic side, there are five candidates, including Leland J. Kennedy, Alton, incumbent, and Lloyd (Curly) Harris, incumbent. For clerk of the circuit court, the party favorites are the lone candidates — Robert C. Cunningham (now deputy circuit clerk) on the GOP side and Simon Keller- inann jr., incumbent, on the Democratic ballot. The contests for stale's attorney on each ticket, are, as usual, more active than other races, with Harold O. Gwillim, Alton attorney, opposing Joseph M. DoLaurenti on the Republican side and Anthony W. Daly, Alton attorney, opposing Fred P. Schuman, on the Democratic side. The Daly-Schuman dispute, according lo political circles, stems from apparent support by a faction of the party for Schuman in opposition to the individual campaign of the popular Daly. Only one candidate seeks nomination for coroner on the GOP bal- Problem Seen In Liquor Law 'View* Clause The "cloa. view" section of the Illinois liquor law is so widely violated that Gus Haller, chairrnnn of the county hoard of supervisors and head of the county liquor control commission, see.? li'lle chance of enforcing that part of the Irss in relation to drive-in taverns. Chairman Haller was asked by (he Telegraph what action he contemplated, after roeei.'ing from l!ir state liquor control board a communication pointing out that drive- ins, without "clear view" arc forbidden. Ilaller said the county has but two drive-in places where liquor- is served. One of these, never serves minors; the other, following reports of serving minors, has boon warned against (he practice. "I don't plan any action until know more about the situation," Mailer said, "The drive-ins are running all over the slate. And that 'clear view' provision I don't know any tavern 1'iat has a 'clear view.' The bars in hotels certainly don't have 'clear views.' In the hotels even in Springfield, patrons walked through olher rooms before they get to the bars. That isn't a clear view." "I don't; know what we can do until we find out why drive-ins arc running all over the slate," Mallei concluded, stressing again thai sales to minors won't be permitted. Three members of the present Alton school board will be elected April 12, at a regular election in the Alton school district. The three members will be elected to three- year terms, hut will serve only approximately two and a half months. Three incumbents have failed to file for re-election. Incumbents are C. J. Schlosser, president; II. Edward Meyer, secretary, and Edward Hull, member. Deadline for filing was March 'J'2. Tho present Alton hoard, including the throe members elected April 12. will serve only until June ?.0, when the new Community Unit District No. 11, and a now board of education, become effective, Having filed petitions for the April 12 election are E. P. Waterhouse, Dr. Charles Hompliill, Jerry Middlolown and Loyce Wooff. Watorhouso is purchasing agent for Alton Box Board Co., and resides in Kali-mount addition; Hemphill has dental offices In First National Bank building and lives at 71!) Euclid avenue; Middleton has law offices in First National Bank building and lives at 122(5 Alton street, and Wooff resides at 718 East Fourth street and is connected with the Alton Real Estate Exchange. Voting in the. April 12 election will he at the polling places used in the Alton district in the past. The precinct polling places arc: No. 1- Irving School; No. 2 —McKinley School; No. 3 — Lincoln School; No. <l -Washington School; No. 5 Humboldt School; No. (>•Clara Barton School; No. 7—Horace Mann School; No. 8—-Milton School, and No. 9 — Fosterburg School. Council Plans Brirf^r. Say»WP Hopefuls? Dead, 2 tfur»!filson Drops Last Ditch Tryj^^i % Seek Write-in \t*^™ 1 * Plans for High rr tfi i To Hike Income Specinl Meeting Called for Monday to Beat Deadline Opponen iCanHave Machine Backing, -Mrs. Schlnfly\ Mrs. J. F. Schlafly jr., candidate for the Republican nomination for congrcsswoman from this districa, today said she was "pleased" to learn that her opponent had received the endorsement: of the McGlynn machine in St. Clair county. "This confirms," she said, "my claim that I am not under obligation to any small faction or pressure group. I believe I hat a candidate for higher office should be free to represent all the citizens, and if nominated, I will strive toward that end to the best of my ability. "The voters have loo much intelligence and initiative to let one one man dictate to them how they should vote." The East St. Louis Journal had carried a story yesterday that the McGIynn group had issued an endorsement of John T. R. Godlesv- ski, East St. Louis area attorney, for the Republican nomination. Speaking Wednesday night at a public affairs fo^ii-i at McKendree College, Lebanon, Mrs. Schlafly said that if voters fail to renounce Iho present administration they will have sold their "Constitutional rights for a mess.'" The Truman administration went to war in Korea 2.1 months ago and has yet. to ask Congress for a declaration of war. she declared. "If 1952 doesn't see the defeat of the men who violated their oath of office to support and defend the Constitution, then tlie American people have lost their Constitutional right to decide the great issues of war and peace," she warned. Mrs 1 . Schlafly earlier addressed the Republican woman's club ol Wood River, and id: "The day is past when taxes are paid only by the rich. Today, the average American workman is turning over '.','2 cents out of every dollar to the tax collector." GAAC Spanker, Council In Talk On F i n a n c i n g A veritable love feast ensued at the opening of the city council meeting Wednesday evening, when Executive Director Walter Wood- ;ook"-of the GAAC was granted the floor and spoke briefly and cordially in clarification of the altitude of the township and municipal affairs committee of the association in its desire to assist the council in effecting a solution of municipal financing problems. Woodcock said the committee j and the GAAC board were genuinely concerned over the city's problem of providing adequate wages and salaries so that city services could be properly maintained, and realized the danger of the city losing able and experienced employes under present economic conditions. He suggested that, with suitable time allowed, the GAAC committee might be able to assemble helpful information and assured I hat association members of special tcehni- In a desperate eleventh hour attempt to increase city licenses sufficiently to provide n pay increase for city employes, (ho city council has arranged for a special meoling (cos) $2.10) next Montfny night to provide an opportunity to enact amendments to the license rode before the fiscal year of (In- city expire* at midnight that day. Preparatory to this special council session, a meeting of Ilio city finance committee, open to all aldermen, will he hol() Friday evening lo consider license ordinance amendments, determining the increases to he imposed. The decision to hold the special mooting Monday was the result of a determined stand by three council members blocking action lo increase the city motor vehicle license (wheel tax) unless consideration also wore given to boosting other city licenses. lialk Ono lion*! Hy defeating a motion to suspend the rules, Aldermen Watsker, Brown, and Timmermiero prevented the auto license-increase ordinance from being amended or offered for immediate enactment. Brown, whose subsequent motion for a special council meeting Monay was unanimously adopted, had declared unswerving opposition to a wheel tax boost unless increases wore, made throughout the entire city license structure. Mo commented: "Mad it not been for the opposition of three members we'd have wound up tonight with provision lor $0000 additional revenue but absolutely no possibility of any pay increases for city employes. I'd like lo have this kept in mind." Suggested amount for a pay increase heard is one of $25 a month (costing perhaps $25,000). In long, healed discussion it was brought out that to increase licenses, each and every license ordinance (some estimated there were 40) must be individually changed by an amending ordinance. Time Limit Set Further thai any license change.' must be enacted before'the lisc'a year ends next Monday, March 3.1 because next year's licenses fal. due on April 1. It also was shown that no appropriation ordinance nor a salary ordinance may bo prepared until it is known what Iho license fees will be and an estimate of the increased receipls is computed; and that these ordinances, requiring extended study, must be enacted at the first council meeting in April — a scant two wook.s hence. Counsellor Durr offered to do his 'Proper Action* Ry n. I,. UVINOSTOXK WASHINGTON. March 27, .T Senator Styles Bridges (H-NII) testified today ho took an Interest in a seven million dollar tax case against a Baltimore liquor dealer because ho wnnted lo encourage 'quirk and proper action" by the jovernmont. In the witness chair before House ax invoMigaloi s, Bridges sug- ;oslod that as a member of ('on- ;ross ho should be interested in eeing I ha I the government soured a fair amount of tax and sas also fair lo Iho taxpayer. lie has nothing bul "official in- orosl" in the matter, he- declared. Bridges. Semite Republican flout oador, said his atlonlion ss-as ailed lo the case by William 'osvor Malonoy, Ness- York at loi--. ley and former Justice Dopart- iiont official. The House group is making a general inquiry Into lax scandals ind irregularities. It has developed that Bridges ind Henry (Tho Dutchman) firuntv vakl. mysterious man-aboul-Wash- nglon, took an active interest in i seven million dollar jeopardy tax issossmenl the government placed n 1fllO against Hyman Hnrvey \loin of Baltimore. There was tos- imony they made repeated inquiries lo tho Bureau of Internal 'Revenue about the case. The case, still ponding, ins'olvos ability would bo ready to ad-1 best to get Iho many ordinances vise on city financing problems, if that in desired. Alderman Molloy. whoso resolution led to organi/od businessmen and the GAAC being asked for revenue-raising suggestions, I banked Woodcock. Woodcock, in turn, complimented the council on its attempts to keep the city out of the red in the present trying period. To Del.erm.ine If Slot Machines Can Be Destroyed Continued on I'nge 2, Col. I. Seek Kqiiality for Women GF.NKVA, Ssvit/erland, March 27, .-V — A I'nited Nations group approved loday a draft convention aimed at gelling ssoman equal political rights svith men all oser Hie ssorld. •laps Approve Budget TOKYO, March 27 .'I' --Japan's parliament loday gave final approval to a $2,368,1511,000 national budget, I lie biggest since World War II. Most controversial ilem was $503.389,000 for defense. BallotsTuesday Tafl, KisoiihowiM 1 Not On Hallol in r \Wiili Shotgun iu TUK Republic-tins, waging M si iff presidential nomination battle in Wisconsin, today stopped up Ihfir of- Cnrls to make Nebraska ulso n prlmo pnpnlnrlly testing ground. Iloth slnlos holtl primanos next Tuesday to choose flOP and Dom- ncralio ronvonlinn delegates. Backers of Sen. Hohorl A. Tuft (if Ohio drummed up n write-in campaign in Nebraska I hoy hop' 1 ran off so) his losses in Now Hampshire jind Minnesota. And supporters of (Ion. rxvighl D. Kisonhosvor trierl to mulch Ilio Tuft drive. Two weeks ago tlio Nebraska primary appeared of lilllo national significance in Ilio Ropnlillcan picture willi only Harold Slasson and Mrs. Mary Kenny, Lincoln housewife anrl Imokor of ('.on. Douglas MacArthur, enlored. Tafl's forces culled in retired I.I. (Ion. Alhrrl C. Wodomeyor, a native Nobraskan, to give IJioir eampaii;h 11 shot in Iho arm. Wodomoyor told newsmen ho considered Tnft "Tho host (Uiall- fiod avowed candidate for the presidency considering the conditions faced by our country today." Mo said Kisonhosvor was "an avowed candidate. 1 " but. nol Mac- ive million dollars Klein said he j Arthur. nado on a wartime ng deal. liquor import- Federal Roads Bureau Backs River Highway In Prison Believed ; LovaP Brother Took r Dope Rap for 'Black Sheep' NEW YORK". March 27, .V Did ' one loyal brother go to prison to' help bis "black sheep brother'.' That, is the question Federal Judge Hours W. Gnddard must dc- cide after hearing this story yesterday Irom attorney Benjamin Schnnor: Anthony Pisi-ioita. '.'S. uas "The black sheep of the family. He was always looking •for an easy svay to make an easy dollar." But his brother, Rnsario, 32, led "an exemplary life." One da>, Anthony asked Rosario in delis or a package. His easy-go- \\-\-j, bi-')ihor took the package and ssas arrested. It contained narcot- lc>. \\'hon Rn>uiio shouted Ins inno- rrhi-c, 11 if t'S. attorney said the maximum sentence ssould be irn- posrii if the case \seni lo tnal. Anthony uic;od Ins brother to pleady guilt> M> dial Anthony, ssho had a record, wouldn't get loo stilf a sentence. A lawyer told Rosario Iho judge probably would give him six months at iho most. So both brothers pleaded guilty lo peddling narcotics. Anthony gut tune scars. Rosario got sos on .sears. They uent to prison about a year ago. Rosario wrote Judge Goddard j from prison, saying he ssas innocent. The case ss'as turned over to the legal aid society and Schmier ssas assigned. "I received a letter from Anthony." Schmier told the judge, "and believe mo. it ssas written in blood. He said his conscience bothered bun so nun-b he couldn't sloop (lights and he suorc his bro- Ilior UHS innocent." Alter bearing the slois. Judijc Gnddaid oiticrod Kosano lo enter a plea o! innocent. If the brother proses, his case, lie ssill be a free , man. SPPJNGFIKI.D. 111., March 27 - .T L : . S. District Attorney Hossard Doyle plans to file tost suits to determine svhothor slot machines soi/od in Illinois by FBI agents can bo destroyed. Doyle said yesterday Iho cases, lo be filed in Issxi sseeks, ssill be aimed at clearing up technical questions insolsmg Iho raids. Tho FBI picked up noarl.s 2000 slot machines, most of them from warehouses, in Illinois this month. The raids ssoro conducted under a federal anti-gambling lavs' requiring manufacturers and dealers to register svilh the I'. S. attorney general. Federal courts in Kentucky. Maryland and Louisiana, svhore FBI raids also wore carried out. base rejected govornmonl claims that the slot machine ossnors were dealers and required to re^istei I lie des ices. Students March in Trieste RO.MK. March L'7 .T Sin.ill groups ol high school and uni- SCiMty >tudont~ bun arms, look to the ,-ti prepared in time lo mool Hie coming deadline, but demanded council instructions as lo the increases lo be provided in them. By a motion of Alderman J. Duo- ley, seconded Ifl,' Alderman Parker, the city counsellor then ssas instructed lo prepare the necessary ordinances in time for enactment al: a special meeting before Ilio month ends. And by a companion motion by Alderman Parker, seconded by Alderman Warren, the counsellor svas directed lo study the city's financial pit-lure ssith a viesv to Hal increases for employes in amount of $25 a month, and report his findings at the- special finance committee session. As to Hie urgency of completing any change's in Iho license structure lie-lore Iho oily liscal year end" four days hence. City Treasurer Osborno said ho already had a slack of chocks in his ollico Irom persons ordering licenses for next year, that the ordinances make license duo and payable April 1 leaving him no \olition bul lo i^-ii' 1 al Iho old rale unless ness ordinances are enacted before April 1. Should license changes be deterred lo next month, be pointed out. a chaulic situation ssould result, one ( onliniied on I'iiKf "., Col. '!• House Group Would Slash Army Budget WASHINGTON, March 27 •-/!'-['he federal bureau of roads has added its support lo a proposed 2000-mile highway parallelling the Mississippi. Road Commissioner Thomas 11. MacDonald endorsed the proposal and estimated the federal cost would be 40 million dollars. ^ MacDonald told the 'louse public works committee yoslorda.s that the highway would be buill under (he present federal aid highway program. The committee is considering legislation to author- i/e the nesv river road. MasDonald said the federal government would split svilh the slates an estimated $81.000,000 needed to purchase land to preserve historic and scenic spots. He told (lie committee that he doubted wholhor Congress would be asked lo provide more than $;>()(>.000 of Ibis added cost in the next tss'U years. Al no time, he said, would more lhan SI ,000.01)0 bo asked lor any one year. Macl Juiiald i: a \ ' etniiinilloo members Ibis [IK lure of Iho proposed highsvay : Roads paralleling the river exist noss 1 for much of tb d'slanco be- Isveon Lake Maska, ?;inn., and Iho Gulf of Mexico; the proposed roulo svould iilili/o oxisling roads lor (JO percent of the 2000 miles svilh runs' construction needed for Iho remaining 4(1 percent. By crossing and re-crossing Iho river, ho said, Iho roulo ssould pass through all 10 Mississippi riser slates - Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa Missouri, Ken lucks', Tennessee, Arkasas, Mississippi, and Lousiana. riimlsc's ,i\ . is included in Riser 1 1 Reiui nini; 1 1 >/ nc'sday. s\ her c as a u lines-, he lic U'drks silbl itil' hcanni,'.- highway I ii . II Alton said Vm! nun Hie '.-'I'll Hie Aid o! Salem. Telegraph as a mom lo see Ibal d Ilighssay Mississippi ii \\ ,i -Illusion Wed |,e appeal eil m c 'he I Imlse pub- iinillill li e clilldlll Ii ih'- ,\h>M--~ippi . \\ I i os illtun ol ell. represent. ills c> r-li i< l ol llhnoi - das- to to Hals. .hum lor Kf'fiiuvcr In Nebraska In Iho Democratic race, Son, Ksio.s Koffimor of Tennessee returned front Wisconsin to resume his Nebraska campaigning. Son, Robert S. Korr of Oklahoma, his April I, opponent, told newsmen in Lincoln last night ho thought "Wo are gaining on Kofmiver." Jack Boll, Associated Press political writer, wrojo from Milwaukee that the Wisconsin outcome •uuld bingo on Democrats who oto Iho GOP licket. Voters are landed both tickets and given their : hoi eo. Slassen has pledged thai he ss'ill liirn over lo Kisenhowor hall of any of his delegates eleeled since Iho general is nol. on the ballot and write-ins are nol. permitted. bucking Gov. Karl Warren of California have promised lo support the general if the California governor drops out uf the convention race. Warren himself lias made no promises except, lo release bis delegates if he fails lo make headway. lUo iMiiy Help WiirriMi Boll said a strong Kisonhosver sentiment among Democrats could benefit both Warren and Slasson. He said Wisconsin politicians thought Warren would gel the mosl of such voles oven though ho has nol. taken a slarid one way or Iho other alioul Ki.svnliowor. Tall, the oilier GOP candidate in Iho throe-way race, called the Slasson and Warren linkups ss'ilb Kiscnhov, er "hybrid liekols." Kelausor remained a lung-odds fasorite lo uin the Democralic race against Isvn slab's supporting Truman. Boll roporlod. The president rolurns lo Washington today from bis Florida vacaiion amidst speculation thai his choice for Democratic candidate, if he doesn't run himself, is Guv. Adlai SlovoiiKori of Illinois. Truman had no comment on a copyrighted St. Louis Posl-Dispatch story saying Iho president had asked Stevenson lo bo the administration candidate. The gus'- ! ornor \sonld comment neither. SteseiiHiiii Declines t The Chicago Daily Sun-Times Us'cnt os en further. In a copyright- .od story, it said Slcs'ensoit had "liiiulv declined" Truman's insi laliun lo seek the nev, -,pa per sa id that "mils a lull dr;ilI could shaki i ision. Sen. Hubert II. Humphrey ol : MinnoMita, a lasonle son candidate in the Democralic race, said mosl hackers ol the Truman "lair deal" program probably ssould ac- i epl Sles'onson or Kcfauscr as I ho presidential nominee. Tin 1 .Minnesolan leileialcd bis support of Truman, said he bclifses T run. Maine s Republic, today in Bani;ur for •ion Id i hoove ]i> do ML'RRIMAN, Nobr., March 27,1' A shotgun wielding assailant opened fire on a ranch bump nenr Morriman today and by Iho lime he was through, had killed Ihroo persons. One of Iho dead ssas a neighboring rancher who ssas answering a telephone ca'l for help. Two others, including a 10- mottlh-old baby, wore uotindorl. Authorities immediately road-! blocked Ibis onliro sparsely soltlod' norlhsvosl Nebraska sandhills i area. Piano after plane was s-'t.ti into Iho air in the search for the! unidentified slayer. i First speculation by autlioril'os svas that the slayings must base boon by someone carrying n "grudge", or someone gone berserk, Killed were George Monsinger. 2S, his 2:!-yoar-old svifo, and a neighbor, Deo Gardner, about fid. Itnhy Wounded Wounded were the Monslnger's baby and a neighbor, Cliff McDonald, about .Ti. Mars in Hanson, slalp safely patrolman stationed at Valentino, said I he assailant apparently had not entered the Mensingor ranch homo lis'o miles south of Morriman but shot through (joors and windows, Mrs. Monsingor apparently svas felled as she stood by the telephone, trying to summon help. McDonald, who lives about a mile and a half asvay, had hoard Mrs. Monsingor's general call (a series of short rings'on a party lino, do- signed to call all .subscribers lo I heir phones). As McDonald approached Iho farm, he apparently encountered Iho slayer in his oar. The assailant shot and injured McDonald, the shotgun pellets striking him in Iho neck, Hanson said. Tried lo Help Gardner, another rancher living two and a half miles asvay, also hoard the telephone call and headed for the Mensingor ranch with liis son and n hired man, Frank Ellis, They spoiled a car and stopped to inquire about the trouble, Tho assailant fired into the Gardner car, killing Gardner. Tho son and hired man were nol hurt. Hanson said Gardner appeared Ic have been killed with a pistol, al though all iho others were sho with a shotgun, loaded with buck shot. The only roads In the area ar sandhills trails. Hanson said a ma would huso lo know the area to us thorn for n gotasvay. The Monsingors operated n rancl of about .')()()() aoro.s, raising pure bred Hereford cat lie. Morriman is in Cherry county Just six miles from Iho Nebraska South Dakota border. Valentino Ilio county seal, is (i! miles ass-ay Level Talks On Steel Dispute Will Confer Separately \Yilh Exrcutivrs of Control Bodies FBI Checking Ex-Employesin Danrcrs Theft 1 noiiiinalion. The U had learned blossn eons-onl ion '" Slosousun's de- DANVKRS, Mass., March 27, .'I' FBI agents loday began a roundup of all former employes of the U.S. True-king Corp., one of sshoso armored I rucks ss'as robbed of $(iHI,000 in Danvers square Tuesday while its Ihroo guards sipped coffee about 20 feel away. A source, who asked" Ihtil his name nol be used, said ho believes Ilio FBI hopes lo determine if one of the former employes kept a key •to Iho truck ssben he loll Iho employ of Iho -irmoied car service or disulgod how a key could be- obtained. II was roseal'-d the keys to the compans's armored Mucks s\eic kepi in an unlocked dra-.sor jus! niMile Ilio entrance of a ;;arai'.o in Rioslon s .\oilh Knd. WASHINGTON. March 27—/P— Defense Mobili/or Charles E. Wl]« son dropped plans loday for a top level parley of government Officials concerned with the threat of a stool strike April 8. Instead, ho talked separately with the various price and wage control executives and ruled out any announcement today of what ho may do next lo head off a strike. Wilson has declared the recommendations of the Wage Stabilization Board, proposing a 17',i-cent hourly pay and other benefits for the CIO Stee'lworkers are inflationary and too high. This statement stired up wrath- fill retorts from CIO President Philip Murray nnrl the union declared that If the steel Industry doesn't accept the WSB recom- londalinns, the responsibility for serious strike will be on the ompnnies, Conform With Putnam Wilson talked for 20 minutes this morning with Economic Stabilizer ioger L. Putnam at Iho West- hosier apartments, whore they olh live. Then, he had a talk his own office with Nathan P. Vinsingor, WSB chairman who as upheld his board's recom- londalions as ttninflationary and istilicd. Price Stabilizer Ellis Arall was listed for a later, separ- to., talk. A spokesman for Wilson's of- ice of defense mobilization reused lo confirm or deny that he ilans lo keep hands off the steel vago dispute for the present in lopes of progress in union- man- igement negotiations which, starl- (I yesterday in Pittsburgh, and osurned loday. Tho situation was such that It oven appeared possible that, with President Truman due back Irom his Florida vacation late afternoon, someone, • in; the~rt\pbiltzation Hierarchy may quit soon. One Ihing appeared certain: that Hie CIO Sloelworkers Union, headed by Phillip Murray, will j?et nowhere in negotiations with steel- firms until the administration makes up its mind. The companies saidMhey'll need price boosts of $l2-a-lon if they grant the WSB- recommended terms. Talks Begin Bargaining talks between Murray's union and U. S. Steel Corp. ind Jones & Laughlin Steel began yesterday in Pittsburgh, but nothing was accomplished. The administration's real task was two-fold: to answer the questions (li whether Feinsinger's WSB ovor-slo.pped itself in its sug- Rested solulion, and (2) assuming a wage boost, whether steel profits require any price boost to keep them in the black. Wilson's fears were based not on steel, but on possible effect : to Hie economy generally. John ,L. Louis is wailing to see what Murray does in steel before trying to drive a now wage bargain tor coal miners. In short, a new wage pattern is in the making, at least in Wilson's view. Bark of thai, if steel firms raise prices, a whole host of other in- duslries will bo breaking down the doors fur higher prices, loo. Foinsingor has said the WSB's pinposod boosts for stoelworkers arc nol only fair but "unin- Ilai 101i;tr\." ''Only Sensible Tliinu? Lands Flaming Airliner With 49 Aboard, One Hurt Slightly to runs, an '.'.ill bul nol Weather Generally fair this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow; warmer tomorrow; hight today about 50; low in morning near freezing; high tomorrow afternoon in upper 50s. Shippers' forecast: 22 to 26 north. 26 to 30 east, 30 to 34 south, 32 to 36 west. Kiver Stages W Buie»u i « m •Z*ro 195 48 01 c Pool 41 a.M Tailssatei-414.72 i.ock At U*on M • Sea Level 71 Stage 1S2-I ft. Fall .53 Ft. V I e •• s ii 1 . d fun, lions in the- sear Marl mi.; no\t .lulv 1. MoM of the money ssould be lor flood control and nas'igalion projodv The total is $200 "il;. 1 !)00 or 2M percent bc-lusv President Truman's budget 11 ' ouunendation of $C02.- r r77,800. Pei i entat'o 1 . 1 , i'-o. this i- the \>\«- !,'ost sla>h the committee ha 1 - made so far this soar in the budi/ci for any federal agency. For risers arid harbors projects tho committee recommended $1X7.- 150.000. This is $.%' 78'!,000 or 'M percent under tho budget For flood control projects it rocon-.- mondod SL'21.'.'.;.'. lltf) ssl-i, b is $•" - ti62 000 or 28 poictnt. ui.dc r the budget. ml lligbssay pi Riser h-id an brochure ( dill .inicd ;.; ol sol, r lie MI Adam- Mc-nim • > i mi luded in tin- Mis-i--ip Hi'.'.lnsay . . . and ha 1 , nu: opponents lo s toss ib, of beaiitilul scenes alotr.', the Mississippi in the '. ieinily o! Alton svhic h Senator Mueller and I d '. T. os lllion presented ici Hie members of our confmiiiec I ,n:; -.'. rituu; lo exp.os my appre< ia- 1 1, in of boll. H e.-e gent loinen m their scis able tcMinions behnc oiii 1 committee on public \sork- !<r. Trosilhon is cbaitman ol the Gicaloi- Alton Association of Oi-n meice's McAdams lllghssa\ com miHee. and also n alternate I M-n.ctor Mueller on the Illmo, dc'le;;;, 1 |O(i to t||e > ' : (ilighvsay isrs Xt|ii;il nn Husbands .IIMdlAM l-.n« Miinh !.'V I" di I s t -.'. d ^a n iblci -v somi o -,- '.'. ! . e , squealed on them baled into i out I todays on i!ii:; ' hai :',"•. The men ss ere einbc'i s ol the .less ish Social .eculor said police hem playim.; poker h;e loi limb stakes lllllilcrs Mar, h 27 i ii i e pill ! i n i, cti ers ', T ng the in the i, '• to the tune ol aid (> ll.iiilon. sshu i ,: L' 11 l n 11 s e slates, u .,ii e i ii-1 -» HL-ainst Hi, 1 ! M inuiiids has e , I'i'.-d :n '.he oilice III V.nTON "The mils sei land ' Thla ss a ' hicl pilot helped land SMlll I'l pi Meld seslerdas ;;er ss a> in |ui i The liranill Airlun doss n ss lib one ol it- i.;oiic- ii in I a ss i la ml i ni.-; ss a ; pei N I'l Hie I'l p,i--eni.;ei -. mem;iej - < i»i 11,-i I 011 siimod s u lualls Ibi \ellllci Slalllold lohn I!e;dsli ssould lake mars job. Hut O. K. Sine- ,m Ok Cits lasvyei ss ho it |M~ de-scribed ibc 1 l.mdiiu; ' as iis ans 1 s e es er seen lluu II V\as Demi- I le :;as e Ibis description : "1 ssas silluu; on Hie i !L'hl side about tsso sials ha, k ol I he s\ MIL; ss hen I iiolii c-cl I ii e iiroiind Ibc i li.;hi iiiboaul online. 1 called the s'l-ss ardi'sso- and then sscnt loi- ssiiid l</ tell tin 1 captain iStan- lordi. "He came ba t k. took one quick look and told us Iu fasten our sale- is bills. Then lie banked the- (jlano io pui i he .-.Mc-ss fin the opposite ssmg and slaried dossn. 1 hiinia m:or. ' mooth abosc gruund then. "About halfsvay down the motor ell oil." "No one talked at all. I guess Hies sscrc loo scared, just like I ss a ^ pa.ssongers "could tlio flames as we Mold." svas W. C, general manager u Springs, Colo. Western Baseball n't knuss 1 much about air' said. "But I 't sec boss tho pilot ever dossn. When sse landed, l lies 1 tin ess ropes out the doors and out ul an emergency door on the It-It side ol l he plane. "Must of Iho men jumped down, bul the- \sonion slid down the ropes, One- ol die ss onion, who said she ssas ,s: ( ss rapped a magazine aniiind iho rope to protect hPf hands and slid right on doss'n. ' li seemed that sse had no soon- or gut out ol ilk- plane than the sshulo thing burst into flames." Tho injured passenger svas Miss Jesse Walls. (;reensboro, N. C., sshu skinned a leg sliding down ft rope. The piano ssas en route from Denser to Oklahoma City. The landing ssas made tsso miles from Hugolun in the extreme 80Uthwe»t 1 judged sse \seie about tiUIX) leet j corner of Kansas.

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