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Arizona Republici
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Phoenix, Arizona
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"J- i if i Friday, December 16, 1949. 7 0 The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona. Obituaries Stropping Days Lett! P. K. Tomkinson, Arizona Resident 43 Years, Dies U.

S. Generals Finish Batavia Conference BATAVTA, Dec. 16 (AP) Lt. Gen. George E.

Sfratemeyer, chief of the U. S. air forces in the Pacific, and Maj. Gen. Charles O.

Willoughby, chief of intelligence, supreme commander Allied powers, flew to Saigon Friday after a one-day conference with Dutch and Indonesian military officials. The. generals arrived Thursday from Singapore after stops at Hong Kong and Bangkok. They are scheduled to fly later to Manila. CAP Exhibit, Flight Show Due Sunday The Phoenix Civil Air Patrol exhibit and flight program will be held at Sky Harbor Sunday from 1 to 4 p.

with approximately 40 local pilots partcipating in the public demonstration of CAP work. Radio, search and rescue and Got a Gift Problem? Switch to 1946 and last year moved to Bed ford. He was about 75 years old, and had been in ill health for several years. His residence in PhoeViix was interrupted only by a term of service in World War during which he served as an army dental officer. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth.

Burial was in Bedford. Calvert Reserve the choicest yon am gire BLENDED PROOF 6555 CAP cadet training aids will be on display. A two-way radio hookup will allow visitors to hear conver sations between the Phoenix control tower and aircraft in the vicinity of Sky Harbor. Souvenir programs will be sold visitors. The pilots will give free rides in their airplanes to visitors who exhibit a program.

Profits from the programs will be used in CAP cadet training in Phoenix. The pilots, both commercial and private operators, are providing ifi their planes, fuel and time without charge. The planes range fromt Poles Charge Poison Plot WARSAW, Dec. 16 (AP) The Communist-led Polish government accused French diplomats Friday of hiring spies who had orders to poison the air breathed by Polish miners and to set fire to a cotton mill in Silesia. This was done, it was stated, under instructions of the British intelligence serv ices.

The official Polish press agency issued a communique which said: "Representatives of official dip lomatic posts of France in Poland have been abusing their diplomatic privileges and rights and have vio lated international law in carrying out sabotage, diversionary and es pionage activities on a large scale directed against the essential interests of the Polish state." The communique named Avmar de Brossin de Mere, former secretary-archivist at the French embassy, as the chief plotter. He was expelled from Poland November 23. The Polish press agency said de Mere acted under the instructions of British intelligence services and had organized a closely-knit group to obtain state secrets or otherwise damage Poland. The communique was issued in connection with the opening Friday of a trial in Wroclaw of six persons four of them Frenchmen charged with espionage. GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS.

CALVERT it 'H ijj; ijf ijjfc fi 'M I ROSE BUSHES First Shipment POPULAR VARIETIES A Good Gift Item 'Ji 3813 N. 7th St. New Drfve Call ot write for our IS JT 7t nnGtfur :) CwJ3 X3UO iNurrn verurai Phillip Kirkpatrick Tomkinson, 58 years old, died Thursday in Mesa's Southside District Hospital. A resident of Arizona 43 years, he had been supervisor of water production for the City of Phoenix at Fort McDowell 22 years. Mr.

Tomkinson served in the army during World War I and in the navy during World War II. and was a member of the naval reserve. He was a native of Penn sylvania. Surviving are' his wife, Mrs. Carrie E.

Tomkinson of Fort McDowell; three sons, Fred Phillip Kirkpatrick II, and Robert Dix; a sister, Mrs. Sidney Fritche of Chino Valley; a brother, Francis of Merchantville, N. and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Esther C.

Neil Esther Neil, 46 years old, of 2120 East Yale street, died late Tuesday in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Neil, a native of Shelfcy-ville, came to Arizona 43 years ago. Surviving are her husband, John Neil of Phoenix; three sisters, Miss Judy Ghism, Los Angeles; Mrs. Kay Palmer.

San Francisco, and Mrs. Betty Stack, Areata. and her father. W. A.

Chism of Phoenix. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Morton T. Kelsey, will be 10 a. m.

Saturday in Memory Chapel of A. L. Moore and Sons. Burial will be in Prescott. Mary Swenson Mrs.

Mary Thomasine Swenson, Phoenix resident 38 years, died Wednesday afternoon at her home, 1631 North 10th street. She was years old. Funeral services will be conduct at 3:30 p. m. Saturday in the Memory Chapel of A.

L. Moore and Sons by the Rev. H. Lindsay and the Rev. Carl Nolstad of Grace Lutheran church.

Burial 'will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Mrs. Swenson was February 22. 1871. in Porsgrunn, Norway, alid lived in the United States years.

She is survived by two daughters, Miss Marion B. Swenson and Mrs. Elsie Wilson, both of Phoe- small single engine craft to large twin-engine equipment. Alaskan Slayer Is Found Guilty ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 15 (UP) A former soldier convicted of slaying a middle-aged woman is believed to be the first man to face hanging in Alaska in 27 years.

Harvey Carignan. 22 years old. formerly stationed at Fort Rich- ardson near here, was convicted of the July 31 murder of Mrs. Lola Showalter. The woman was at tacked and brutally beaten as she Dassed a dark vacant lot on the- way home from a movie.

Judge George Folta Thursday read the sealed verdict turned in by a federal jury Wednesday night. Xmas Flowers Wired World The guilty verdict did not carry a recommendation of mercy. Thisit Most Xmas Stores Are Open Nights Now heating worries? ram SAVE AT SEARS TODAY FOR dependable "Homart1 one son, Louis Larson of Lo-gjjleta, and grandchildren Mrs. Kenneth Baker of San Francisco, Miss Carol Wilson of Phoenix, and C. Wilson of Loleta, Calif.

Paradise Area Power Li he Protest Made Paradise Valley Improvement Association was organized provisionally Thursday night by property owners of that area. Motivation for the organization, said residents who attended a meeting in Scottsdale, was a desire to preserve and improve the beauty of Paradise valley. Of primary interest to the group is prevention of construction of an electric power transmission line across the northeast portion of the valley by the U. S. reclamation service.

FORTY-EIGHT property owners present signed a formal protest addressed to Michael A. Strauss, reclamation commissioner. The protest will be accompanied by a letter stressing desirability, from Paradise valley residents' standpoint, of rerouting the line which will carry current from the new Davis Dam generators for distribution in Pinal county and farther south. Raymond O. Mitchell, acting chairman, said the association will be incorporated and in the future will combat existing or threatened undesirable developments in that lecti n.

IT WAS DECIDED, said Mitchell, to charge $5 per year membership dues, and limit each member to one vote regardless of acreage. By-laws will drawn by a committee composed of Raymond Ru-bican. Fowler McCormick, Frank Octigan, E. Graham. George Ellis, David Gooze, and M.

J. Folk-man. Mitchell defined the area embraced by the association aims as Arizona Canal on the south, In-vergordon road and Tatum boulevard to the west. Pinnacle Peak to Ihe north and McDowell mountains and Reservation to the east. Toni Dolls Limitrd Supply 995 Ph.

3-4589 SEND A TYPICAL ARIZONA GREETING THIS YEAR SHIP EVERYONE ON YOUR GIFT LIST A FARM FRESH GIFT PAK CHOOSE FROM OCR DISPLAYS 40 NORTH CENTRAL 7th ST. INDIAN SCH. RD. 24th St. and WASHINGTON v.

No reason nowadays for ii at a 78 ed i 50 S'nix; frDell at nix 0 I Heating Equipment! Royal Dorsett Funeral services for Royal Ray Dorsett, 31 year -'old Litchfield Park apprentice farmer who died Wednesday in St. Monica's Hospital, a victim of poliomyelitis, will be conducted at 2 p. m. Friday in Memory Chapel of A. L.

Moore and Sons. The Rev. Morton T. Kelsey will officiate. Mr.

Dorsett. one of the original apprentices under the program of Goodyear Farms, interrupted his apprenticeship to serve in the armed forces and in several executive jobs with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jane Dorsett of Litchfield Park, a son, Paul, and two daughters, Wilma and Susie. Burial will be in Lakeport, Calif.

Missouri Basin Battle Denied OMAHA, Dec. 15 (AP) Recent discussions about distribution of Missouri basin hydroelectric power do not represent a "power fight" among the states, the Missouri river division engineer said Thursday. "Without exception, the governors of basin states particularly concerned over power allocation have stated they want only a fair and equitable share of the power to be developed under this (basin development) program," Brig. Gen. S.

D. Sturgis, declared. Addressing the 55th annual convention of the Nebraska Association of County Officials. General Sturgis acknowledged that Ne-brarka, as a public power state, is in "a pretty favorable position." (Federal law gives public bod ies and co-operatives first call on power from government-built dams. "But the over-all problem is not so simple," he declared.

"It involves all of your neighboring states who feel they have a right to expect a fair share of the benefits from this great river basin development." Clothing, Gems Stolen From Shop More than $900 in Mexican and Indian clothing and ornamental jewelry were taken from La Tien-decita Shop, 4395 East Camelback road, early Thursday by burglars. Ruth W. Dickinson, owner, told sheriff's deputies that the burglars, who pried off the front door of the antique and novelty shop, were very selective in the merchandise they took. Choice of articles taken indicated the burglars were familiar with antique and novelty values, she said. Thii new pattei rn in ALL WOOL looks twice 'js -x m.

of enjoy clean, comfortable automatic gas heat! Hearing Plea Is Waived In 4 Coed Slaying IOWA CITY, 15 (INS) Robert Bednasek, 24-year-old University of Iowa student charged with the "murder by candlelight" Strangulation of his coed sweetheart, Thursday withdrew his re quest for a preliminary hearing and was waived to the grand jury-Clair E. Hamilton, defense attorney, made the surprise' move before J. Hutchinson, justice of the peace, at Iowa City, and told the court: "AT THIS TIME the defendant has decided to withdraw his request for a preliminary hearing and waive to the grand jury and stand on a plea of not guilty." Bednasek is charged with first degree murder in the strangling of Margaret Anne (Gee Gee) Jackson, 20. of Burlington, la. The body of the campus beauty was found last Sunday in a room at the Empty Arms rooming house for men where Bednasek lived.

Bednasek claimed the strangling occurred while he was demonstrat ing "a choke hoia to nis sweet heart after an intimate candlelight dinner of lobster and burgundy wine. AT BEDNASEK'S arraignment, his counsel asked for the preliminary hearing but made it plain Bednasek stood on a plea of inno cent. Hamilton added: "We insist the boy'was innocent of any crime and he stands on a plea of not guilty." Bednasek was returned to jail where he is held without bond. Atomic Pipe Line Ripped By Blast CARTHAGE, Dec. 15 (AP) A huge natural gas pipe line to the Oak Ridge atomic plants exploded Thursday, shooting flames 1,000 feet into the air.

The blast set fire to a farmhouse, burned two women, knocked several school children to the ground and peppered the countryside with flying rocks. Smoke was visible 20 miles away. The injured women were not seriously burned and the blaze caused no great damage to the farmhouse. Wade V. Thompson, president of East Tennessee Natural Gas Company which soon will take over the new 22-inch pipe line, said the blast came during a pressure test, i The cause of the blast and fire has not been determined.

Contractor Fined In Veteran Fraud SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 15 (UP) Robert A. Carey, 62-year-old San Anselmo building contractor, was fined $750 and placed on two years' probation in federal ourt Thursday for defrauding veterans in the sale of Marin county homes. Federal Judge Dal Lemmon also ordered the defendant to make restitution of $3,000 to the defrauded veterans.

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Wall Furnace completely controls 25,000 BTU 37,000 B.T.U 45,000 B.T.U. Size Size Dr. H. H. Braxton Dr.

Henry H. Braxton, long-time Phoenix dentist, died December 5 his home in Bedford, according to word received here Thursday. Dr. Braxton practiced in Phoe about 35 years. He retired in men to be afraid of IP5 i 1 U35rr1 heating ll 't X- II flowk i CHAMBER -opto '---S '111- i a NEW DESIGN rRiK ttff 1 ENAMELED Enjoy cozy, healthful warmth this winter with an economical Homart aas heatinq unit.

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