Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 16, 1948 · Page 5
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Phone 4600 for a WAWT AD Taker KV UNITS G TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., THURSDAY, DISC 12 MB 13 ft 16. .19-18 FIVE Yule Ail-lift ToBrioisTOO I <^s IGIs To Homes Chance Remark By Soldier Results In Charier Of Planes By KLMEK C. VOCEL, FORT LEWIS. Wash. — (!P) — t I chance remark—the wish of a G I tLat he could fly home for. Christ | mas—has snowballed into an air Hi will carry an estimated 70 liers east for the holidays. The demand for chartered plane lix so great. In fact,'that travel agen Ides have had to call for help'from I California. So far, 17 planes with a capacit I of 26 to SO passengers have beer (reserved. More probably will b Ineeded, travel service officials said Imd it'is expected that within a few Idays they will be "crying for planes." Started Thankskivins: It was a few days before Thanks hiving that Pvt. Gerald Roberts o |(209 North Garfield) Peorla, 111 ; sort of thinking put loud abou ettlng home for Christmas. He asked -a fellow GI in the 9th iff»itry barracks: "I wonder if 10 or 15 of the fellow ad here would throw in with ne and charter a plane to get u borne." • He was almost overwhelmed with kers. The "10 or 15" grew to 5 nd in short- order the group had ed a 60-passenger C-47 for i light to Chicago. . ' The idea spread like a barrack: nor. The men in the 72nd Tank Battalion liked the idea. Most ol them lived too far away to be sure o rivlnc at their East Coast homos time for Christmas by surface ortation. 130 Others Join In quick order 130 men in the out- Ht joined the travelers. They char- three planes which will .leave here the night of .Dec. 21, when the Christmas furlough starts, and lont iKn in New York and New England way-points within'the following. 2' pours. One of the 72nd's planes wil op at Chicago, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. •Recruit Paul G. Currerl of (2251 Vest Street) Brooklyn, 'organized ; 23rd Infantry pals and today he |ias three planes chartered and a owing list of "me too's." Men from virtually every unit on he post are clamoring to get in on "holiday-hop" as it has become aown to the 17,000 men ol" this prawling Army post. All .they need the furlough—being granted to ^0 per cent of the post's personnel- id cash for the round trip ticket. [Assignment: (Continued from Page i) Iddress, the following is devoted to proving to you that .probably it isn't , practical joke after all ... There is no street named Bourbon |as far as I could find out) in Washington, but there is a Moon- __ne Alley and a Temperance Court compete with the hundred-proof landle of that famed New Orleans fcreet. And there's a Pig Alley |hiich, while less colorful, probably more literal in its' original Eenclature than the Parisian Rue If the same phonetic name. " Senator ' Claghorn doesn't live aere and the name was born long |efore a certain gravel-voiced radio omedian, but there is an "Allen's Uey in the nation's capital. | Also in the realm of the unexpect- there is a Ktlroy's Alley—its l-alls surprisingly unmarked by Igns that he'was here! Signs of early American combat In the banks of the Potomac lire all over the place, with Gun Jley. Blood Alley, Ambush Alley, force Alley,' Fighting Alley and lavage Alley. Rare it is Indeed when ven the oldest resident remembers low the street came by its name. A certain saddening lack of nagination is indicated . by such Lng-establishcd- names as Bacon Jlley, Bear Alley. Bass Alley. Cow Uey, Dove Court. Goat Alley, Hog Uey, Lambs Alley, Locust Alley. |ony Court, Porlisteak Alley, Shad ow and Tiger Alley. | However, .Cedar Sweet Alley con- just enough of a hint of ab- Iraction to be intriguing, and fatie's Alley, while obvious in its dication, still leaves something ver for speculation . . . | Early Irish residents about town ned somehow to get their needle uck. There are no l:ss than five J'NeiB's Alleys, four O'Brien's [leys, an O'Sullivan's Court and (juntless other single street markers . memory of some emigrant of the Imerald Isles. • Just to be impartial on the sub- there seems to have been a altering of Englishmen about |henjlhey named such places as Tea Uey. Thimble : Alley, Twine Alley : Tin Cup Alley. The origin of Hook-and-Ladder |lley, Zig-Zag Alley, Baptist.Alley ad Barefoot Alley could be consid- bed fairly clear. But Golden Alley' (-after one look at it—is a puzzler. aybe It looked that way to someone ace ... - • . I Obviously, someone was nearing pe end of his rope when he named ne half-hidden byway (take a ep breath, now) Eleven and One- alf Street Alley. Yes, that's right, lleven and One-Half Street Alley. The coming of the current era has learly indicated in the naming of llectric Alley and Grease Alley, and 's possible that Marble Hall Alley |ad some specific: .eanlng, although escapes me at the moment. | As for Ray-Ray Alley, obviously was named by'some resident who |ad bet his week's wages on the an of the time! U. S. Will Issue 'Keep Away' Warning In Atom Test Area ~ ' . . WASHINGTON—(/P)—The United States soon will issue a new warning to ships and airplanes to stay far away from its Eniwetok atomic wea- pone proving grounds. The present "keep out" order was Issued about n year ago, prior to the tests of three atomic weapons last Spring. It was worded to cover only the calendar year 1048 and thus expires at midnight December 31. An Atomic Energy Commission spokesman said that while the new order has not. yet been, drafted It undoubtedly will be prepared within the next few 1 days. This time, the order will be phrased to run indefinitely. Actually, the test covered by two zones. The inner "restricted zone" embraces Eniwetok lagoon and the atoll on which- a permanent weapon testing laboratory has been built. This zone is in the center of a'"danger area" encompassing about 39,000 square miles of water. It is the one to be- covered by the new order. In setting, aside the Inner zone, the United • States did so permanently and officially informed the United Nations of the action. Eniwetok is in the Marshall Island group, about 200 miles west and south of Bikini, where.:the 1946 "Operation Crossroads" tests of two bombs against naval vessels were conducted. Japanese Shun American Corn, Bourbon Source TOKYO—(/P)—Wflat to do with 300,000 tons of American corn? The Japanese have it and don't want 'to eat' it. A foreign observer— Southern tradition—comes up with this suggestion: . "Make the corn into Bourbon Judges Can't Hear Suit Over "Slots" ATLANTA— (IP] —A man bringing suit to recover $3,540,000 In alleged slot machine losses yesterday found himself stymied—all the Judges In Pulton (Atlanta) Superior disqualified themselves. Judge Virlyn B. Moore Court ordered the suits stricken from the docket until a Judge can be brought In from another county. John L. Moore ol Atlanta, brought suit against four Atlanta clubs under a 1933 law which allows any citizen to sue to recover gambling losses—his own or those of other persons—if the actual losers do not sue in six months. The .clubs have filed answers fied It would not only improve the morale of the Japanese, but it would better their diet." Small-Scale ' (Continued from Page i) city itself—but they haven't. Tills has given impetus to rumors "of peace talks between the 'Reds and General Fu. Truck Strikes Traffic Light At Intersection A tractor-trailer truck driven toy Walter. Howard Walker, Shelby, N, C., and owned by the Cleveland 31oth Mills' there, struck and slight- y damaged a traffic light pole a't .he intersection of Baltimore and Mechanic Streets last Anight, Police said the operator, who failed ;o stop, was apprehended on Route 220 at the Celanese plant by State Trooper George E. Coddington. Walker told authorities he .was unaware of hitting the pole. No charges were preferred after he promised to pay for damages. Tap Buddhists Protest Christmas Decorations TOKYO—(/P)—Christmas decorations were removed today from 20 Tokyo railway stations because of protest', by Buddhists. The Japan Buddhist Association contended that the .Yuletide. decorations in the government-owned stations violated the constitution because they constituted "religious activity." . " Japan's. cabinet agreed, and ordered the decorations removed.- : Delegate'BiE (Continued from Page 17) ,ee cleared up much of the pending matters before it. Among other things,'it voted to -ecommend to .the full council that _>arole authority be ; taken from the hands of .the governor |and placed in a three-man parole- board. Members of the board would be appointed by the • governor and . be ubject -to the ' approval of the Maryland Judicial Council. The three members would serve six year erms, on a staggered basis, with the ;erm of one .member expiring every wo years. The commission on prison control, irobatlon and parole .had recommended that a full-time, well-paid, ull time commissioner of parole be .ppointed. • The suggestion was opposed by he Prisoners Aid Association and everal other organiKittions, • The Judiciary Committee, how- ver, approved several other rccom-. mendations contained in the prison ommlsslon's report. • ' It reaffirmed-its favorable action n a bill providing for a full-time ommlssioner of correction to head lie entire state prison system. The ommlssloner would have three de- uties—a director of prisons; a di- ector o'f prisoner classification and i director of Industries and public works. The Judiciary Committee, in tak- ng up other questions, deferred ac- ion on a bill to establish the merit ystem in the constitution, and' ap- iroved a 'measure proposed by the ttorney general -to expedite trials if cases involving appeals from uspensions and revocations of driver's licenses. At present, the driver may retain his license while his case is on ap- eal in the courts. In many in- tances, drivers have succeeded in etting their cases postponed time, nd again. ' •' Chennault Withdraws Reports from Tientsin said Claire Chennault's China Air Transport Company had completed the withdrawal of its 'personnel and. dependents from that north China city. The planes did the job in a nightlpng shuttle to Tsingtao. Contrary to general'reports, Feip- ing's south field was still operable this morning. The Saint Paul, a plane chartered by the Lutheran Mission, landed there again and took off for Tsingtao with a load of passengers. (The plane Made two trips to Peiping yesterday). (In Shanghai, Chinese newspapers bannered the "fall of Peiping" In extras which also proclaimed that peace talks in north China were beginning. Shanghai was wild with rumors—among them a totally unconfirmed report that President Chiang Kai-Shek had resigned). Immediate execution of anyone violating martial law in 'Feiping was proclaimed by Fu. Normal In City Even - with guns booming just a few miles away, the one-time capital behaved unlike a city threatened with occupation any day now. It was calm—grumbling about rising food prices and the lights going out but not jittery. Advance Red troops were reported within several thousand yards of Peiping's northwestern gate. Nearby points fell—places familiar to many tourists, like the summer palace,'the Imperial hunting park, the Temple of Azure Clouds and the Temple of the Inverted Shadow. The Communists took oyer Yen- ching and Tsinghua universities, apparently without much, opposition. Robert Winter, Crawfordsville, Ind., a Tsinghua professor, telephoned friends here he thought the Reds, well-equipped and assi-ired, would move into Peiping within a cay or two. The Communist soldiers he came across were neither unfriendly nor friendly. Winter reported; just indifferent. Wholesale Food (Continued from Page i) ey farmers were receiving rc- .prices for their' gobblers—4G.1 bits a pound. • Frying chickens are in good supply at,present, as a result of those Iwcr feed prices. Bui trade figures |idlcate • that poultry receipts as whole day, may be 10 per cent |nder last year and the lowest nee -1943. Some typical prices for four- lound roasting chickens across thc Powerful Farm •(Continued from Page i) Another — principally irom the midwestern .corn . belli— favored somewhat lower supports. They like Jie support system authorized by ;he Aiken-Hope Law passed by thc Republican-controlled 80th Con- gres. • That law would provide- somewhat lower supports than the present wartime levels. This, in brief, Is what the reso'lu- lons committee proposes: That the convention. 'pass the uestion on the bureau's 21-mcm- er board of directors to decide lat- r in the light of future events. The southerners were dlsappoint- d in not .getting the committee to dopt their side, but were willing accept deferment of the issue tv the board. . They .know the board, as it now thinks, is against them.. But they believe a rising tide of farm sentiment for higher supports may cause the board to change Its mind by the time the question, comes before the new Congress. President H. L. Wingate, of the Georgia Farm Bureau and a leader of the Southern Wing, gave some indication of how the southsmers feel. • • . He said that should the bureau .finally, go on record against, southern demands, he and other ;outh- ern bureau leaders would not besi- tate to. take their case directly to Congress. • Large Crowd Sees Statue Of Fa lima An overflow of Western Maryland- crs braved Inclement weather last night to sec the enthronement ceremonies for Our Lady of Fatima at St. Patrick's Catholic Church here. The crowd, estimated at 1,200 persons, watched the procession as the statue was carried around thc church. Altar boys, visiting clergy and members of the Chief Jtistlce Taney General, Assembly of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, who served as a guard of honor, were In the procession!' Father Hugh, White Friars Hall, Carmelite Mona-tery, Washington, who has traveled with the statue- in its-tour of the states, related the history of the devotion of Our Lady of Patima, He urged Catholics to pray for peace and the conversion of Russia. The Very Rev: J. Lawrence Kilkenny, pas'tor of St. Patrick's, ex- judge's "of" the court' also disquali-j pressed gratitude lor the attendance ficd themselves for the same reason. | and a gave a short welcome, talk. .Father Kilkenny crowned the statue and 'officiated at the veneration House Probers (Continued from Page i) (R-SD), acting committee chairman, is influenced -by domestic politics. Chambers' Status Uncertain Mundt said it is uncertain whether the committee will question Chambers again now that the grand jury subpoena no longer detains him, or whether It will quiz -other people Chambers has said, were part of the pre-war Red underground here. A decision'will be made after consultation with the Justice Depart- whiskey, and halt all this waste of: that thc suits nre "too vague and rice used in making sake (forti- indefinite." The cases came up - before Judge Moore yesterday. He disqualified himself as a member of one of the clubs. Then, in turn, the six other Miners' Journal Says Truman 'Carried'-To Ballot Victory WASHINGTON — OT — John L. Lewis'' United Mine Workers Journal said today that strong X>emo- cratic State candidates carried President Truman to victory on November 2. In on.editorial, the Journal said: "The Democratic governors, Congressmen, and Senators in thc majority, of states ran well ahead .of President Truman, and In some cases overwhelmingly. The old custom of a. president carrying his party, ticket with him was tattered to shreds. The reverse "What .this all adds up to in determining who is indebted to,whom and how much is a problem that only future event can. unfold.", The editorial went on to say .the situation "does offer the ; Republi- cans a goidcn opportunity to perfect a coalition within the Senate with southern Democrats and a few Democratic Senators from the north and- west who do not see eye to eye with President Truman." It concluded: "The overwhelming majorities on- joyed by the Democrats In the House and the'- Senate' arc by no means assurance that thc Truman administration is going to have easy sailing in enacting into law the social mad-s welfare up the legislation which Truman • political promises." During the campaign, Lewis opposed • the election of President Truman but did not directly endorse Republican Candidate Thomas E. Dewey. Births A daughter was born to Mr. and "veneration services were complct-! Mr.- John B Moran Railroad ed.this morning with a mass at 7 i Street, Mt^Savagc. this morning in o'clock. Following mass the statue was taken to Pittsburgh. Soviets Jailed (Continued from Page i) rector drew - a seven-year sentence and the other two, five years each. Foundry'Heads Imprisoned The director and the chief engineer of the Leningrad foundry was accused of turning out bad goods consistently. The director got seven years and the-engineer, five. Similar Department doesn't ob-1 ject on the ground that prospective witnesses will be needed at the Hiss trial they will be called at once. Two Objectives Right now, Mundt told newsmen, the committee has two objectives: 1, To determine "the full part that Pope Removes Archbfsbop After Reds Block Work .VATICAN CI-tY—W—Pope Pius today removed Msgr. Pletro Doirr.o Munzanl as archbishop of Zara, on Yugosalvia's Dalmalion coast, on the ground that Communist control •of his archdioces made it "impos- Isible for him to exercise his mis- He was transferred to the titular archepiscopal see of Tiana. Msgr. Munztml fled Zara some months ago. Since, he has resided in Rome. (Continued from Page the Communist Party in America! providing for the safety of the plays as an adjunct of foreign cspl- I miners." onage agents." In a report released yesterday 2. What new laws are needed to federal Inspectors charged that vio- make continuing espionage "and the employment of disloyal people impossible." latlons of the federal code were in 2:40 a. m. today in a parking lot 01 Inspectors included in the viola- Attorney General's office and the Mundt grand jury on their diligent devotion to duty," he said. But he took, a fresh dig at President Truman, who long has been critical of the committee. Mundt wound up a statement on the indcit- ment last night with these words: "In conclusion may I express the hope that nobody will ever again refer to this case as a red herring." Memorial Hospital. r - and Mrs ' K. Bodies Of (Continued from Page 17) Daisy Claric" and Mrs; Ethel McGann, all of Cumberland. The body of Pfc. Sullivan, who was fatally wounded on Iwo Jima In March, 1945, will be taken to the George Funeral Home for services Saturday at 9 a. m. with Rev. J. Lawrence Kilkenny, pastor of land Railway pm-klnp Jot at 12:25 a. m. order to be reversible and. thu lack of direction signs to indicate an alternate escapeway. oComposedOf Reflations Rowe said the federal code is Greek neds rree made up of recommendations that American' Engineer would insure greater salety, out can- e not be enfored under Maryland i ATHENS—(ff)—Carl A. Graessner, law. Many, in fact, a large majority i American engineer abducted .by of mines operating in the West-1 communist guerrillas Dec. 8, was ern Maryland area are in violation j re i eased today In the foothills of of the Federal code, according to Radio Berlin (Continued from Page i) The radio station itself is located in the British sector. Thc Russians •have successfully resisted British efforts to force them from the station, which they took over when Berlin fell. When the western powers came to Berlin the Russians insisted they retain control of the . radio station, saying it was their only broadcast outlet to the Soviet zone. The Russians posted armed soldiers at entrances to the building and on one was allowed in without a special pass. As the east-west position worsened in Berlin the British were urged by the other western powers to take over the station which broadcast long tirades against the western Allies. \. Feared Incident The British did not take action because of the danger of an -incident involving Britisli and Soviet troops. It also was felt the Russians might retaliate by cutting off all cable communication between Berlin and the Soviet zone. "Today's French action came as a surprise to many, although the French communique said Berlin Radio had been warned' In advance. In his. statement Ganeval said that since Tegel airfield began operating at full capacity under the airlift planes have -been coming was tatan from thc Western Mary- and going under all weather condi- 5Qg Greenway Avemiei anno unce the birth of a son. yesterday in AUegany Hospital. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Baker" Brelsford, . Route 2, Keyser, W. Va., yesterday In Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. ' Earl Bishop; Oldtown, announce the birth of a son Sunday in Memorial Hospital. Police Probiiig Theft Of Liquor From Truck Officials of the Chajlton Brothers Transfer Company notified police yesterday that four cases of whisky were stolen from a truck parked In a warehouse on Lafayette Avenue. Intruders broke a seal on the vehicle. Police were advised that the truck was moved G "few feet" from its original parking space. Value of thc stolen goods was listed at $137.92. 1940 Chevrolet sedan reported Machine Digs Two Tons Coal Each Minute . By WILLIAM G. SMOCK PITTSBURGH, Pa.—</P)—A revo-. lutionary continuous mining machine—designed to diu coal at ihc rate of two t,o:is a minute—Is busily ripping out bituminous In a nearby^ commercial operation.* '••:•-.' The $50,000 machine'was developed by the Joy Manufacturing Company and purchased by the Pitts- .burgh .Coal Company. It was given a, public unveiling yesterday in. the new llathies Mine, some 15 milei south of Pittsburgh. Seven otter machines arc In use elsewhere. The Joy . continuous miner sub-' dilutes one continuous operation for the usual cutting, drilling, blasting and loading "activities. It works ilike this: ..-.-. Has Ripper Bar The 34-inch high, 25 £ -foot long machine has a ripper bar, or .head,' at .the front which tears coal 'upward from the working face and discharges it into a conveyor on the machine's back. The coal a carried to a hopper car in the rear and'then to shuttle cars. The machine is mounted on caterpillar treads and can turn to the-right or left. The ripper bar and the rwr conveyor each swing in a 45 degrea arc so the machine can mine around a corner. Commenting on the device's operation, President J. D. A. Morrow of Joy said: "The, actual speed with which coal "can'be mined varies with the characteristics of sacn seam and of every mine in that seam. It also varies with "the efficiency of the transportation sys- . tern in hauling coal away from th« machine. Results Convincing Calling the. .results "convincing," • Morrow added: "This new'machine xxx" will revolutionize the mining of coal and various other minerals." He said 1 the most immediate benefits will be Improved- safety and reducing mining costs. Morrow declared elimination of blasting, la one or the great safety contributions slnci mine roofs are not disturbed by the shock of explosions. Rowe. The issue appears to involve a state's rights question, Rowe indicated when he said the federal code has been drawn up for blinked application throughout the United States. However, the individual state lawmakers are opposed to accepting federal regulation of their mines, Rowe Indicated. Enforcement of the federal code St. Patrick's Catholic Church, of-jir. this area would in many !n- ficiating. Interment will take place | stances put the small mines- in this j-r, TTi'iim-ncf Tim-ini oi^L- i v P H nn rti 11: nf business, another in Hillcrest Burial Park. A graduate of AUegany School, Class of 1934, where he excelled at football in the guard position, -Pfc. Sullivan entered the Marine Corps on April 12, 1943, and received training in Washington and Philadelphia before going overseas in October, 1944. He was wounded on.Iwo Jima, March 20, 1945, find cases were cited from. Dnepropet- dj ec i a week Inter.-His decorations rovsk, a coal mine at Donbass, .1: included a Naval Unit Comrr.cncla- garmcnt factory fit Erevan and lactory at Makcevlca. Only two days ni?o Pravda carried a lead editorial calling for improved qualltyj of consumer goods. The Communist Party newspaper's remarks indicated the government ivas going to take stem measures. The Soviet press—particularly Pravda—seldom carries crime news without a specific purpose, gener- illy us a warning to violators. Born October 28, 1014. in Elldn.s, W. V.x, Pfc, Sullivan atencjed. elementary schools'hero. In addition to his mother, he leaves five brothers. ' Carroll G.,. Charles C,. Frederick A., John L. and James E. Sullivan, this city, and three sisters, Miss Mary Sullivan, at home; Mrs. Karl H. Zieglcr, Philadelphia, and Mrs. James La- I Eratta, this city. I region out of business, another High source declared, explaining that many of the recommendations in the federal code are drawn up for mines in other regions that operate under entirely different conditions. The federal report specified that a Maryland Bureau of Mines report was omitted in the papers forwarded" to She Department of Interior. It is explained that the federal inspectors assigned to the Garrctt county tragedy were excluded from the hearings. , Rowe, who conducted the hearings, said that according to a .ruling of the attorney general of Maryland, the hearings are of "a private nature" to gather information for the Maryland Bureau of Mines. He declared the federal Inspectors were ixcludcd from the hearing because of i.his, ' Mount Olympus. Graessner, of Portland, Ore., was released near the village of Tempe, 20 miles north of Larisa. Officials of the American Atkin- son-Drakc-Park engineering firm, for whom he is equipment supervisor, said they talked with him this morning by radio. He.said he was well. Graessner Is scheduled to arrive at Larisa later today. Graessner was the second American abducted by the rebels and later freed. Francis L, Mcshane of Newburgh, N", y.,- was kidnapped in the Peloponnesus last month, and released after 12 days. tions "rfow, radar is working," Ganeval said, "x x x but since the planes are flying with visibility,, the two large towers of Radio Berlin x x which stand in the immediate vicinity constitute a- very great danger for Allied planes. I could no longer accept responsibility for possible accidents. Consequently V I executed today a decision taken some time ago to demolish the towers." Ski-Equipped , (Continued from Page i) The men were reported dug into snow banks in an effort to escape a. biting snow storm, sweeping the 8,000-foot ice cap where they are stranded. Temperatures on the windy heights were reported .8t zero. Tow Gliders Out Rescue directors said gliders will be released' from the two transports and should be able to make the quick, short landing which is the only type possible in that ice-locked the survivors are aboard the gliders, they said, the tow cables of the gliders will be stretched across uprights like the top bar of area. Once a goal post. Tlien the Kai-Sheks (Continued from Psge i) rebels in Sian province, :t"d for thirteen days his life buns in tho balance. It was then that Madnmc Chiang gave pwhapsv hur greatest display of devotion. She boarded a plane . _ and flew into the rebel camp in cables 'and whip the gliders aloft, Sian to live or die with her lius-1 Recently the U. S. Airforce saved band. Ultimately lie was released | six airmen in the Alaskan Yukon and China gave"her the credit. jwith a similar maneuver. two transports, each equipped with n. long cable with a hook at thc end, will fly low over the uprights to hook the glider Supreme Court (Continued from Pagt i) is slated to argue against a review of the convictions. Today's hearing was granted Dec: 6, by a five to four vote of the court! Although ex-Premier HIdekl Tojo, to die, took no- part in the appeal the court's decision 3s expected' to settle.his fate as well as that, of all others sentenced by the tribunal. ,Two Appealed The two condemned' men who appealed were. Gen. Kenji Dolhara, who was active In Manchuria, and former Premier Koto Hirota. The other five, were Koichi Kido, . an adviser, to the. emperor; Adm. Shigetaro Shimada; Gen. Kenryo Sato; Adm. Takasuml Oka,, and ex- Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo, all of whom have been sentenced to long prison terms.' ... Four more Japanese, two of them under death .sentence, have asked permission to take, part in today's arguments, but the.court has not acted on their petition. . Cites Constitution • Perlman's• brief said 'the: Constitution does not give the court the , power to review decisions of a tribunal set up by international agreement. He pointed out that the executive branch of'the government has 'called the tribunal "a truly international court." He added: "The present occupation of Japan Involves many complex strands in our present relations , with .. thc world community, and serious harm may follow a holding that the military tribunal Is' not the International enterprise participating countries have taken it to t*." ZKWlWS^VKWKKWWtt*W^^ JCJ J I X \ K HERE'S A GIFT FOR CVEKY MAN! •SB Open Evenings Until 9.'* 31 foods in general use. Only hams, bellies and potatoes advanced tills week, while declines were'posted by $1.95 J- nnH 7 2.50 Give him Botany mufflers and^ you give him the 'best ... A gi/t that's sure to receive a warm and hearty "thank you.." All wool, wrinkle-resistant, soft and handsome in deep, solid colors and famous Botany plaids. As great a value as we've ever featured. Gift boxed at no extra charge. Christmas Gift Special DRESS FORM and SEWING COURSE B .«, fo , $29.75 Singer makes it possible for you to give that lady on your list a wonderful gift . . . this wonderful combination gift offer .'. . This special price is in effect until Christmas only! Gift Certificate This Certificate Entitles NAME TO: Dress Form Sewing Course I I 1 K •r I A unto-: 67 cents a pound at LosU'loui', wheat, corn, rye, oats, beef, ngeles, 57 cents nt Chicago, 57 Jents at Washington, D. C., C7 cents It Jacksonville, Fla., 67 cents at Ihiladelphia, 65 cents at Boston. 1 The Dun & Bradstreet wholesale od indtx this week was down to 6.21—the lowest figure since'June b. 19-47, when it stood at $6.12. Last J-eel: the index average was S6.33, Ind a year ago it was S7.02. 1 Thc index represents the total rholesale cost of a pound each of, lard, butter,, cheese coffee, cottonseed oil, cocoa, peas. eggs, L raisins, prunes, steers, hogs and lambs. 1 The food component of the Associated Press index of 35 important commodities declined to 134.87, thc lowest level since May of 1947, from the previous week's 138.82. The livestock part of the index dropped to 230.78 "from the preceding week's j 232.08. Trie base year of this in-i dcx, 1D26. equals 100. j I he 5 time ins if an "Nationally Famous Gifts" 67 Baltimore Street Cumberland * THE MANHATTAN LABEL GIVES ADDED DISTINCTION TO YOUR GIFT * YOU MAY ALSO GIVE THEM SEPARATE DRESS FORMS You Jubt couldn't think of a better gift thnn a dress form Tor Lhi; lady who suws .... Her "isx'uci. Twin" helps her so much In !lulnn 'ganniiiUK. 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