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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD JTalcer EVENING TIMES,. CUMBERLAND, MD.. FRIDAY, JANUARY -7, 1949 SEVEN ' Steel Output To Pass 1948 In Two Years 96,000,000 Tons A. .Year Capacity Ciled •-.- In Annual Report '" By X. E. AFPLEGATE - NBW 'YORK—(/P)—The American Iron..and Steel .Institute reporter -today-the nation riow has facilities .to turrt out steel ingots at the rate ol more than 96,000,000 tons annu- -325V • • ' ' ' r~ *nd: :Walter S. Tower, Institute -V Idem, said present expansior schedules indicate capacity .will- be considerably over 98,000,000 tons bj the end of"l950. ' "Announcement of current capaci- 'ty'ftewes. compiled annually by. the institute from reports of steelmaking "companies, was speeded up in the wake •• of President Truman's message to Congress. • • • -Wants Government To Help " Th« President said that if private Industry fails to provide capacity ' Adequate to meet the -nation's steel 'neecis,'the government should eilh- er-flnance new private facilities or tuflc> public ones. •' - How far apart are Industry and 'covernment economists in their estimates of the size of the steelmak- IEK--facilities needed? And when jwDJl the question come to a head? ~ Louis Bean. Agriculture Depart- -.ment' economist, says production •should be 100 million tons a'year. To do this, he believes, total oapa- 'dty should be nround 115 "or J20 itillion. la 1948,-output -was a peacetime -record of some 88H million ton?. : And Tower's estimate of 1950 capa- .'city.-H-oult! fall some 17 to 22 million 'tons, short of Bean's recommended 'capacity figure. '. That date—1950—may be signifl- ,-cant " ' Reports today were that bills to 'cct up liie study commission on steel 'requested by the President would 'call for the Rroup to submit its ; recommendations early In 1D50. 'Some obsen'crs pqlnt out the com- 'ai^sion's findings may be influenced , bv government, officials whose minds 'on steel capacity needs already are 'Assignment: (Continued from Page i) It demands a redress of the balance. Then we true Gourmets, who.have! long known that white meat is onlyj for infants and invalids, will comej into our own. The laboratory boys will have to .begin improving the breed of drum sticks along with the wish bones. The present day turkey, as opposed to the old one-button, sack-suit model, is the result of cross-breeding and diet, just as the present mutation Mink is the result of hocus pocus arid vitamins. A turkey now has no more choice in its home life than a mink. Since nothing is sacred any.longer in the barnyard, 'the- scientists" might as well keep interfering imtll such time as the aft catches up with the .fore. I can envision - - - o, Happy Day! - - - A time not far distant when the average drum stick will be ' large enough to beat the Tympani at Radio City Music Hall. It' will obviate those' little happy Prince Wanted (National "Leave Us Alone Wife To Meet Week" To Top Observances Hayworth LONDON—-(INS)—Indian Prince Aly Khan was quoted by a .British newspaper today a's saying: : "I wanted my wife particularly to meet Miss'Rita Hayworth." Prince'A'.y, according to the Lon- ju7 Atone" Week is'due" to begin on don Evening Star, made ;the state- j Apr ;i pool's Day, When else? ment in a joint interview with the' sli g htly closer to hand is a -prize Hollywood movie star at a Murren.' h of a tell _ day j ub ii EC a dver- Switzerland, hotel where.both arc tised ^ La] . ge slM Wcek As the By MARTHA KEARNEY WASHINGTON — CMS) — You might have known that the promise of privacy in these United States would be a snare and a delusion. So it should come as a screaming shock to liobody that National Leave now staying astute observer might plainly see, scuffles around our festive board |Aly frequently interrupted Miss in which Uncle Horace got his Hayworth. during, the- interview,, knuckles skinned . in snatching a cautioning her not to say anything second joint last Thanksgiving and. 1 about her future plans. It .added that at one point the Prince declared:' ,. ' ."Miss Eayworth is on'a vacation." The Evening Star said that Prince Aiy has hired an Indian bodyguard for the actress, and that the two arc now packing for a journey to Berne, where .they will, board -the Trfe newspaper quoted Rita ti- ;L " gjzc W eck'has" nothiiig to do tian-haired actress whose trans-At- & .._».. iantic dalliance with the prince lias .stirred world-wide comment and some, criticism, as saying: "I have no intention of letting my private life interfere with my career—at least at present." The dispatch said that Prince in.which the younger generation has to.take white meat and like it. Just like in Russia. No one was actually hurt at our house, just bruised. • But a bigger and better turkey, alf mid half, would solve the problem neatly, once more distribute the dark meat with the white, and bring icace to millions of Americans Homes. « Let the scientists pull up their sox at the problem at once. It is to much to' ask the housewife to wrestle indefinitely with a new look turkey so robust that the dressing has to include a wired up-lift. Fight Is Seen (Continued from Page i) Thomas 'acknowledged in a Senate speech yesterday that further la)or legislation is "called for"—be- vond the mere restoration of -the Wagner Act, But he didn't call for , in the bill he Introduced, He chose rather to'follow nil im- ncdlnte course which is In Uric with nbor union dcmnnds. The unions vant to get rid of-Taft-Hartlcy and ;o back to the Wagner Act first the measurements from toe to toupee. You get ten days for the price of. The gay blade will be happy to learn that May 15' is Straw Hat Bay. —worn with or without cord. Cor.- vcrseley, Sept. .15 is Felt Hat Day Tor the well-dressed man about town. The department is broadminded about those things—you pays your money and you takes your choice. Honey - For - Breakfast Week begins on April 17 but the best is yet to comc'and the Sweetest Day bides its time'until Oct. 15. ' Fishermen and maybe even non- fishermen will undoubtedly want to keep a weather eye out for Jessor.s in Truth Wcek which flbe a little because it only lasts for six days be- one week b.ecause-the period is dedi-iginning Sept: 12. cated to the continued •prosperity: October 30, perhaps appropriately, of the large economy .size drugstore! is dedicated to both world temperance and to reformation. The Commerce Department's cal-i And, as leaps to the eye and ear, endar of celebrations for 1949 has: National Baby Week and National something for everyone. • ! Noise Abatement Week are both The housew!fe,""for example, will I scheduled for the week of May 1. be delighted to know that the period betweerjjMay 2 and May 14 is listed as "Spring Cleaning Drive." Peace Appeals (Continued.from Page i) that. thu Nationals', after .throwing Prince's private plane for a'flight to-back Red attacks at Tientsin, "were the winter sports center of St. mow friving gound. Nationalist hcnd- Moritz. The newspaper said that '•great mystery of Murren" is whyj Prince Aly chose to bring Miss 1 Hayworth to the liotel where his wife and two sons resided. quarters said the Reds left 1,500 the! dead on !,he field. Factories Shelled The Eeds reportedly shelled several factories in .south Tientsin suburbs. A quarter of a million The princess left for London 1 as |men had been,-conscripted to build soon as she learned the two were about to come to the Swiss resort. Acliesou Named (Continued from Page i) Since leaving the department, Acheson has kept in touch with government offnits as a member-of former President Hoover's commission "for reorganization of the gov- crnmcni,, A native of Middletown, Conn,, "Acheson is a graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Law School. After World War One service us a of all. Then they—and their Con- inavnl ensign he became ' private ressional friends—would be in ajsecretary to Supreme Court Justice Life-is so full of. a number of things .it's .a 1 wonder, that we all manage-as well as we do. Congress, and other TUG officials. In March British labor leaders will meet, with heads 1 of the American Federation of Labor the Ohio Man Gets Break In Court AKRON, O. — (IPj — John Turocy. who confessed to his part'in a daring daylight holdup of a department store here 16 years- ago! • 'as a free mail today. The 44-ye machinist given- a suspended sentence and placed on five-year probation' by Common Pleas Judge Prank • H. Harvey, who declarer 1 , "society would not benefit itself by putting you in prison." Turocy surrendered to police, last fall and identified himself as a.gur.- in the 57,262 payroll hoidup of the A. Polsky Co., on-Aug. 2, 1932, when lie was 23. He never was picked -up for questioning, but told Judge Harvey he confessed because of the influence, of the ^teachings of Alcoholics Anonymous. His wife, Vera, who urged him to confess, wept, when Judge 'Harvey declared "there would be no use to send you to jail to rehabilitate you for you have rehabilitated yourself." Turocy has been employed a's a machinist at the Parker' Appliance Co.. in Cleveland for the last 11 years. His ; share of the loot was about $1,300, but a spokesman for the de- President Due (Continued from Page i) and not as a disavowal of the main points of the-column. Diplomatic officials priva'lely expressed, the view that Franklin's conclusions, which he said : flowed from campaign statements .and- private conversations with the President, may raise questions about the future, of American policy not only but also declared in sub- that the company did not partment stose seek vengeance. United States..The AFL is said to have indicated a willingness to dis-; 1 joining a new federation. This movement actually had inception a year ago in Paris at a meeting of labor representatives . . from countries in the Marshall-Plan.'House said, today that public re- I Public Aprpoves '-Truman Slate Of Union Message defense works. Tientsin's garrison headquarters .-executed two men for spreading false peace rumors. Tientsin business men, in the meantime, were reported to have' urged the government to withdraw j its troops from Tientsin to save t!ic| city from war damage. The garrison* commander, however, wns wild to have replied that the cl!,y wn.s well defended tuicl there wn.i no i-.ccd for worry. Mennwiillc, the ofliclnl Chinese Central News Agency reported Llic ., The "World Federation of Tvadejsponse to President Truman's, state Unions had thumbs down on ihclof the union message was "favorable, Formosa was being .stronghold against made -up. , On the other hand, steel industry -leaders.' believe that sometime /In .1949 supply and demand for steel "snycome into a near balance. .:IT iy 1950, the -country's steel-consumers found the material readily .s-i-ailable, the edge of 'any' demand .to increase capacity would be dulled. GOP Leaders (Continued -from Pag c i) ictter bargaining position to resist the re-enactment of those parts of ,he Tart-Hartley Law they call ob- cctlonable. Law Created Board •• The Wagner Act .of 1935, often called "Labor's Magna Carta," guaranteed 'the 'rights of' workers to organize and • bargain collectively .hrough unions of their own cnoos— ng. It also created the National Labor Relations Board, to enforce these rights. ; .Thatrwas on December 6. Today, In 1947, -Congress re-wrote the ;«. month later, more than 4,000 Wagner Act in order to curb some ^replies have been received. Committee-officers estimate from one-third * to' one-half have accompanied their •unusually frank suggestions, with donations of from one to u hundred dollars. '; . . .- But.rnany say they -will not contribute another -dime until the parly cleans 1 house, gets some new leaders, -adopts a forward-looking pro'gram. and.' <is.-;they phrase it, stops trying to-"be the "tail-end of the New Deal" i '•One wanted the party to disbpmd, anotber:favored returning it to old- fashioned "isolationism-." ' Here are a few excerpts' from the replies as • made available by the national committee minus names of th«-.senders: . . . . - A. Detrolter: "The best thing mrald "be: for all of the party's so-called leadership to 'resign- and replace them with real Republicans. •x 'x'x. I can see this promptly filed in ;the. Traste basket along with all others that would disturb the status <P">." ' • •- Scott ', agreed with the Detroit -^rlter. 100 per cent that the party must "fight the New Deal philosophy and uphold the American way ol lUe," adding: "As n result of the elcction.'we must profit by our mistakes and I assure you that the •status-quo will be disturbed." He did noU elaborate. Illinois— "The 'Old Guard' Republicans are not popular with the people. There is need for new lenders — aggressive, not overconfident, young men as well as the usual older leaders." Philadelphia — "I am not going to contribute merely, toward . being against, the Democrats, x x x Just •what are we going to flpht for?" '.New 'Hampshire — "The country ha* the outward appearance of prosperity. It is difficult for- people to tide Santa Glaus." . , ... .Missouri— The party should approve of New Deal measures with merit; but "7 am sick and tired of thls x aping of the New Deal in an £it'wcnip& to lure » otcs- .It' remained, for a New York letter carrier to disagree with many of, his CO- workers in the party on the "me too" stuff: "My motto is tell them anything. Promise them anything, even though we know it cunt be plven. They want it regardless of the expense, so let's start promising it to them, x . x x The -public loves it, let's give It to union practices and improve the position of employers. Congress also passed .new provisions relating- to national emergencies, an independent ; mediation service,- and, other things. . - • --. All those Lhings-^Uie new version of the Wagner Act, and the added provisions— were put into one big bill. This was the Tart-Hartley Act. Under Thomas' proposal only one Taft-Hartley feature would remain: The Labor Board would continue with its present five members, instead of going 'back to three members as ( .n the old Wagner- Act. . President Truman recommended yesterday that Congress repeal the Taft-Hartlcy Law and -restore the old. Wagner Act with certain, changes. Egypt Agrees (Continued Srom.Pa&c i) • cease lire in southern Palestine yesterday. The Foreign Office said last night that Israel has been receiving a flow of arms and aircraft, .from Czechoslovakia. Foreign Office figures say the Jews almost tripled their air strength in the last months. Claim Americans Aid The Times of London • expanded on the charge of Czechoslovakia arms shipment and said American money was behind. the arming of Israel. The newspaper's lead editorial declared: ••Unofficially, American dollars and American initiative have secured for Israel a steady supply of the latest armaments' 'from the arsenals of many countries — specially, it seems, from. Czechoslovak aircraft factories." In Prague, meanwhile, Czech officials did not deny the British statements accusing Czechoslovakia of supplying arms to Israel in violation of the United. Nations ban on arms shipments to Palestine. " Military security .cloaked any exact information, and official quarters said only "no comment." 20 Fugitives £J\J JL HilJU/J. T \^O (Continued from Page :) "For the people he was the InsL symbol of freedom," Nagy said_. "The people now wonder what the outside world will do to rescue the Cardinal. They wonder how far the Communists dare KO." Louis Brar.deis and then entered private law practice. Webb, 42, is a native of Oxford, N, G:, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, He was practicing law in Washington' -with "the 'late, O. Max Gardner, former, governor of North Carolina, when President Truman appointed him budget director in August, 1946. In' switching. Webb to the' State Department, Mr. Truman named Frank Pace of Arkansas, now assistant budget director, /to replace him as head ol" the Budget Bureau. • The text of .Marshall's letter of resignation, made public by the White House, was brief: .The general said simply.-: J.'. "I regret that it is necessary for me to submit my resignation, as Secretary of State.' . "Please accept my thanks for the extraordinary consideration and complete support you have given me .these past three years. I Shall never. forget your kindness; and I submit this resignation with -' affectionate regard and great respect." . : The President, in. a letter of acceptance, told Marshall, he had hoped.' "that with medical treatment and rest and recuperation, you could continue in office." "I am, however, urwilljn;,'. to assume the responsibility of further jeopardizing your health." New Production (Continued from'Pagc'i) '. to vital industries by voluntary industry agreement — a point he -failed to make in Wednesday's request for compulsory controls and priorities. But he added: "There is .'grave danger that the problems of acute shortage cannot be adequately met by voluntary agreements. I therefore recommend that the use of mandatory allocation powers be authorized x x x." "Must Have Powers" On the Issue of price control, Mr. Truman also declared himself convinced that voluntary efforts "cannot meet the -problem unless the government possesses the power to act firmly." •_ • ' ; While wage increases' should he limited if they would, otherwise cause a break in price ceilings, Mr. Truman said, there exist some current situations "where non-infla- lionary wage increases . can be granted by employers without price increases." He again scolded, the housing 'Industry for "pricing itself; out. of the. market". And again he asked "for strengthened rent control, . slum clearance, and a public, housing oroTam to- build 1 000,000 low-rent dwellings in seven years. Rail Hear! Dies CLEVELAND — (H'1 — John Wysor Davin. 57, president of the. Nickel Plate Railroad and chairman of .the board of the Wheeling and Lake. Srie Railway, died today in his loinc. big • island of built into a Asiatic Communism, The admission by the oflicial news agency of this oft repeated rumor gave credence to the belie! in some quarters that'Chiang Kai- i if forced out of Nanking. i Gov. Chen Chen?,' new admhi- jistrator of Formosa, province, was , , en j quoted by the news agency as say' 'ins there was- little hope for a peaceful settlement of the Chinese civil war. He added, the news agency said, that Formosa was being, built .into a stronghold "for the regeneration of the people." The .governor said that- neither Communist forces nor "Communist thought" -Wjill be allowed to infiltrate into tire island. Unions-. Spot (Continued tram Page i) Hence the move to dissociate themselves from the World Federation of Trade Unions 'which is credited with toeing the Bolshevist line. Americans expected to altcnrt the London conference next week arc James Carey, secretary-treasurer of the CIO; Walter Reuthcr, president of tin- United Auto . Workers, and David McDonald, secretary- treasurer of the United Steel Y/orkcrs. Britain will be represented by Arthur Deakin, secretary of .the'British Trades Union rehabilitation project. It W:LS about that lime lliat Louis Saillant, French secretary general of the \\TTU, declared in .a speech tn leftist workers in lYIilim, Italy. Lh:it Die orit.iniai- tion's objective WHS to "ullmin- :tl<', the primary ciuisfl of will' — tliu 'Wi piLiitlfillc fij-.stem." • A little later a trade union, conference wn.s held in London to try to tivcrl; 11 split In the W.l'TU over the Marshall Plan. Besides the American CIO and toe British Trades Union Congress, the trades organizations of thirteen other nations were represented. The WFTU stayed awr.y.' - , Then six- months ag-o the. British Trades Union Congress . branded the WFTU as a. Com'_ -munisl propaganda- organization.,' . The XUC served notice that tho WFTU cither must suspend a yc;ir to clcnn house, or the XCC ' would resifrn from membership. The WFl'U executive Js meeting in, Paris this month to consider this demand. London expects that if this proposal is ' rejected, the British and Americans then will announce plans for a new world federation. A new federation would give- a great lift to the cause of democracy. i20tol." iHilo Volcano (Continued horn i) Fi'.ots said the molten. Java was bubbling- from 50 to 200 feet into the nli'. Stcn. rrmnd smoke pillared up from l.he crater and mushroomed Into a flrtl. cloud about 2,000 feet above the .summit. Volciuiologisc Ruy H. Tlnuh sild there was little danger to life and property at the present. The crater summit Is 32 miles from. Kona, resort and fishing- town on the west "coast. ""Warm Spell" Seen •• BALTIMORE — (I?) — Sxtsnaed weather forecast: Maryland' and Delaware — Mild Saturday and somewhat colder Sunday. Warmer Monday night with rain late Monday or .Tuesday fol- jlowed by colder' Tuesdayor"Wednes- day < . „ , ' Temperatures for the period will average six to eight degrees above the seasonal normal and precipitation will be light' averaging one- quarte.r to or.e-half inch. Statement Cited There was a somewhat similar reaction-here-to Mr. Truman's own recent, statement at^ Kansas City that there were government leaders in'Russia "exceedingly anxious'' to have an understanding with the United 'States. At. the- same time he said this, the President assailed ' Russia "as Churchmen Want -" Mercy Killing Law KBVV YORK—(/P)—Three hundred and . 79- New York State'' Protestant and Jewish clergymen,united today . hi urging - enactment of legislation to legalize "mercy- killings'' -under proper safeguards.. • - . In a. petition mailed; to state legislators', the clergymen. advocatccT'a law which would 1 -permit"physicians (to "end the physical existence of an individual at his request-when/ afflicted with an incurable disease causing extreme suffering." . - The petition specified that "mercy death'' should -be- administered' only with court approval following -.investigation by a- court-named medical committee. . • . • "Every - one of us has seen suffer- the one nation in the world block- '"B wh, lch - has passed beyond any ing peace. Public interest, howev<dP°f^5^ centered on the. possibility . of " split in the Politburo and the possibility that the United States, under more favorable circumstances, .might find authoritative persons in Russia with whom it could deal.. Mr. Truman's own foreign policy experts, say it. is this kind- of specu- lation'which-sets off the jitters in western European capitals. 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