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Snal TODAY'S SMILE SALT LAKE CITY, May SO " The weather man cot caufht with his prognostication down. Meteorologist G. K. Greening, who predicted heavy raini for Vtah, had to borrow bucket because the federal buildinr root had prunj a leak right over Greenings office. Good Morning If The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Proved Anything, It Was That A Race Track Is a Darned Sight Safer Than a Highway These Days. 66th Year Volume 268 Bntered u aecond el nutter Albuquerque, Number 61 N. M., poitoMlce under act of Congresi 1SK Friday Morning, May 31, 1946 Published Every Morning Price 5 Cents New Coal Pact to Cost 200 Millions Annually Arab State Rulers Reject Settling Of 100,000 Jews Delegate Says Move To Palestine Will Mean That Many Corpses CAIRO, Mav 80 (AP) The rulers of the seven states In the Arab League formally rejected Thursday any proposals for admitting more Jews into Palestine, and one delegate to the meeting here said attempts to resettle 100,000 Jews In the Holy Land "will result in a hundred thousand corpses." The delegate, who could not be quoted by name, said any efforts to implement the recommendations of the British-American inquiry committee that 100,000 Jews be admitted into Palestine would result in guerrilla warfare. Danger to Peace The Arab rulers warned the United States that such a step might endanger world peace, and the delegate said "the beaches of Palestine must be defended if necessary. If you want to use the atomic bomb against us, very well. We will die." In a communique issued a day after adjournment of their meeting here, the kings, princes and presidents of the Arab states pledged their support to the Unit ed Nations, hut said new immigration into Palestine as recommended by the British-American inquiry committee report might create disturbances "having a very bad consequence on international peace." Ask Arab Independence The Arb rulers declared also for evacuation of British troops from Egypt and achievement of Egyptian sovereignty, and as-gerted that independence of Trip- olitania and Cyrenaica must be achieved as "a natural matter of Justice." ' It was not stated whether the Arab League would appeal the Palestine case to the United Nations Security Council in the tvent an attempt is made to move 100,000 Jews into Palestine. 1551 Planes Now Stored Here Going for Junk WASHINGTON, May 30 (INS) The War Assets Administration announced Thursday that approximately 20,000 surplus bombers, reconnaissance planes, fighters and other types of tactical aircraft are being offered for sale for their scrap and salvage value. The planes for sale are largely tactical combat ships which are not eligible for certification by the Civil Aeronautics Administration and not acceptable for civilian use. They contain an estimated 200 million pounds of aluminum alloy and other metals, and will be disposed of on a competitive bid basis, with bids received until noon, July 1. The War Department said that all bids must be for the entire lot of planes located at any one field. Terms are 10 per cent down, the balance to be paid during the period specified for clearance of the field and a stipu lation that the planes will not be used for flight Mill mi II.U. jTOWWlW i' hn II nn 1 nnll rin'ife 111 I II I II Til 1 i I L I I 113 . .HO Jvj 1 BE . 1 i . t m t f " . - . " - ' i i Representative Named to Glass Place in Senate Senators Predict Pledges to Maintain lramanMriKeM d Af t n. ' n ui uc nuauuunct RICHMOND, Va., May 30 (IP) Gov. William M. Tuck Thursday night named Representative Thomas Granville Burch of the Fifth Congressional District, to succeed the late United States Senator Carter Glass of Virginia. The governor said the papers would reach Washington by noon Friday in order that Burch, who has accepted ,the appointment, may qualify immediately. "Because of labor legislation and other matters in Congress I consider it imperative that we have another senator in Washing tnn forthwith. the pnvprnnr said, after a plane trip from.ency strine euro out, now mom of its labor aratt, wouia oe aoan- Action Hinges on Quick Settlement Of Maritime Dispute WASHINGTON, May 30 (INS) The prediction was made in informed Senate quarters Thursday that President Truman's emerg- Tribute to Dead By the Associated Press Solemn pledges to make firm the peace provided the dominant theme of reverent world-wide memorial services Thursday for America's soldier dead. Small American flags fluttered at graves in the wide areas of the Pacific where a year ago America's military I forces battled the Japanese, and Work for Peace, Oklahoma City, where he attended the conference of governors. The plane stopped at Lynchburg Thursday in order doned if the maritime dispute is settled quickly. Democratic Leader Barkley that the governor might attend Ky., has announced that he would the funeral of Senator Glass. he willing to have the bill sent to The appointment is until the either the interstate commerce or next general election in November. Gov nor Tuck said it was unconditional but it is expected that the new senator will not seek re-election. He will be 77 years old on July 3 and had already an nounced his retirement from the quietly forfotten." House. This would leave an Resumes Debate Today the labor committee if an anticipated settlement of the maritime dispute is reached by Friday. One Democratic leader active on labor legislaion said if the bill goes to a committee it will be GIRL GRADUATE takes the spot-light at commencements Friday, headed by exercise for 448 Albuquerque High School seniors in the school gym at which Hugh M. Milton, president of the New Mexico A. and M. College will speak. Chosen to exemplify her classmates by Glen O. Ream, principal, is Rose Ellen Martin (above) who has had a perfect attendance record during her entire school career. She attended grade, junior high and high school in Albuquerque. Rose Ellen, 16, is posed before the portals of the high school from which the will be graduated on Friday night open field among a half dozen or more prospective candidates. Maritime Unions Present Demands Ask 22 to 35-Cents Per Hour Increase WASHINGTON, May 30 Pi The seven m a r i tl m e unions threateneing a strike June 15 announced united wage increase demands Thursday ranging from 22 to 35 cents an hour. A spokesman for the operators said that thpv "an far bevnnd Albuquerque High School di- well, while grade schools in both ; thi k d before" nave . - ., .. been presenting eighth grade j ror 811 longshoremen, ine un-graduation programs the past; ions asked 35 cents. For seago- fortnight. ling workers, they demanded an Albuquerque High Will Graduate 446 Tonight; Attendance Record Lauded Mine Operators Stunned by Terms U. S. Gives Lewis Owners See Contract As 'A Defeat (or The American People' WASHINGTON, May 30 (AP) Bituminous coal operators, stunned by the Government's concessions to John L. Lewis ending the 59- day-old strike, remained silent The Senate, which ripped the labor draft from the bill by a 70 to 13 ballot Wednesday, will resume consideration of the legisla tion at 11 a. m. Friday. Meanwhile, forecasts at the cap-itol were that the President probably would veto the Senate version of the Case anti-strike bill, Continued n Pap Six plomas will b presented to 448 1 county and city systems seniors Friday night in exercises at which Hugh M. Milton, president of New Mexico Agricultural and Mechanical Arts College, will By next week tag ends of increase of 22 cents for those now oe speaxer L ,,. . , j ep-ttins SI 4(1 month. 27 cents Glen O. Ream, principal, will!"eu youniy s xnousanas ",? " . " " present the class, and S. Y. Jack-pys a girl win xurn ineir ai-jir u.ue earning iu io i-. luuuuii iu summer vov-auuna. ;ana 03 cenia lor inose mailing Particular attention has been more tnan $175 paid the past year to attendance I Tne demands were announced records, school officials report. in , statement by Joseph Cur-Emphasis is laid on the atten-iran and Harr Bridges as co- non Dy Doys ana gins 10 xneir : chairmen of a "committee for son, president of the school board, will award diplomas. Baccalaureate services for the seniors took place Sunday, with the Rev. Leeland C. Soker speaker. Junior high schools will hold r001 work t0 unteract wide j maritime unity." The commit- their closing exercises Friday as I Continued n rn ThlrUrn Flood Subsides; Leaves 13 Dead Red Cross Aids 7000 Pennsylvania Families HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30 Ebbing flood waters of the Sus- U. S. Soldier Trio Doomed to Hang Negro Group Involved In Fatal Shooting tee is negotiating with the ship owners under government auspices. In addition the unions asked a 40-hour week and eight-hour day for seafaring workers compared to a present work week ranging from 56 to 63 hours, and for overtime payments ranging from $1.25 to $1.75 an hour. For longshoremen, overtime N. M. Timber Co. Sawmill Burns WINSLOW, Ariz., May 30 UP, Fire Thursday destroyed the New Mexico Timber Co.'s Ervein mill 35 miles south of Winslow. The fire broxe out shortly aft er noon and was brought under control about three hours later. Twenty houses, a cook shack and bachelor quarters were saved. i Loss was estimated in Albu- C n i ten nan U.. TV..- nnl uciuc at, fju,uuu uj" luiu vjf- lagher Jr., vice-president. He placed total output of the burned Ervein mill, one at Wiggins Cross ing and one at Chevelon at 180,-000 board feet daily. The company's total lumber output is delivered to Albuquerque via Bernalillo where it is planed, Gallagher said. He ar rived In Albuquerque via plane from the Ire Thursday evening. Steps to rebuild have already been taken, Gallagher said, and he predicted the mill would be back in production within six months. Headquarters of the mills is at Bernalillo, N. M. Is Theme Here Wernette Addresses Crowd After Parade A pledge to support world peace and peace at home was the theme emphasized in a Mem orial Day address by President John P. Wernette of the university of New Mexico, delivered to a thousand listeners at the Court House square. The address followed a seven- division parade of veterans, civic organizations, military personnel! and city officials down flag-draped Central Avenue. Homage Not Enough "It is not enough merely to pay our respects and go away," Dr. Wernette declared. "We must work' and support all measures to protect the peace made possible by the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers." A prayer "that all those who gave their lives may participate in thy glorious ascent" was given in the invocation by Fr. Peter Hill. Heads bowed while Rev. W. L. Russell, New Mexico State Guard chaplain, pronounced the benediction. The crowd contained many friends and relatives of men lost in World War II. Heading the parade were: Col. at each grave in the 36 U. S military cemeteries in Europe. Services in the new cemeteries i Thursdav niuht. nn their nPxt of Europe and the Pacific hon-! move, but they estimated the pact orea me z;),tfb7 dead ana 12,744 1 would add at least $200,000,000 missing of World War Two. i to annual mining costs. But the speakers, echoing the hope that America's ons and daughters, too shall not have died in vain, gave tribute to all who fought and died in the wars which have occurred since the birth of the United States of America. Brief Ceremony In a solemn, almost silent ceremony that lasted no more than a minute, President Truman placed a wreath of white roses at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington cemetery. He did not speak. He acted for the entire nation m paying homage to the dead of all wars 'That certainly is a conserva tive figure," said two spokesmen for the industry. Based on a 35-cent Increase per ton, and last year's 575,000,000-ton output, the cost would exceed 200 million dollars. Government officials predicted a boost of 30 to 35 cents in prices. Some officials predicted a boost of 30 to 35 cents in prices. Some operators say 35 cents is extremely conservative. For many operations the cost would be more than 60 cents a ton, they say. Glumly gathered in a strategy ! session here, mine owners indi. Later Gen. Omar RradW. In Icated they would wait for th an address at the tomb, declared Ve"'n PIlle vision Deiore ma world peace could be lost "by timid world leadership and by the premature abandonment of our armed strength." Above all, he said, it could be lost easiest "by retreating behind our walls to live in dangerous isolation." Opposition to Peace Rear Adm. Robert B. Carey, Street Car Collision Injures 30 in Chicago Continued oa Fife Three Heavy Storm Loss In Texas Cities San Antonio, Dallas Hit by Wind, Floods DALLAS. May 30 MV-Large areas of north and south Texas especially around San Antonio and Dallas, Thursday night; counted crop and property damage in the millions in the wake of torrential rains and tornadic winds that in one instance exceeded loo miles an hour. South San Antonio was hardest hit. Kelly Field, in that area, re ported the wind reached a ve ins a new try for a contract with Lewis and for recovery of their government-hold workings. Withhold Statement After a 90-minute closed cbu-cus in a hotel suite, they decided against making any public state ment on the agreement signed Wednesday between Lewis and the government, which includes sneak inp in Washmefnn in an ,tiE Ann rnt 1 I address for the Fleet Reserve i eniiiiujei-unanrea Assn., asserted that America's ef-! welfare fund forts toward world peace were Privately however some echo-being obstructed "by a great na-!ed the opinion of John D. Battle, tion whose very concepts" executive secretary of the nation- is based on "fomenting disorder," vl"" .""-"a'c." " and disunity." He did not name government pact with Lewis was tions" of America's armed forces. 1 m forerunner 01 royalty cw- Lieut. Gen. John C. H. Lee, :m"'us ?VS " inausti .ha.t h .ifih jmui,i,a. Pie, who must foot the bill," fnd American commander in Italy, speaking at the Anzio beachhead cemtery at Nettuno, Italy, expressed the hope that the German soldiers buried there, together with the American and British dead, may "form tKe seeds of a widened United Na-tions organization." America's occupation Army in Germany observed Memorial Day Continued Pnge Thren The price decision may taka Continue a eg Twn pay was demanded for Saturday ;Xnirtv persons, including sever- locitv of 96 miles an hour when work, regardless of the number :aI smaU children, were injured its anemometer went out. of hours previously worked dur- j Thursday, in a collision, of two Twenty-nine Army planes : HEIDELBERG, Germany, May ;,n ,l"e. ceK . . suburban street cars. the field were destroyed and 30 30 P Three American Negro: nl "-'' "lc The crash occurred when the others damaged. Many vacant n)A,. u,,, k . manaca, snouia w reuoacuve ia arct tr,nr.rf riiehara n u... t- . u . ,. ,) quehanna River swept out to sea hg d and t other N ocs October 1, 1945, the date pnnci- passenger. Then the motorman of Proved. Scores of business struc- Thursday after causing at least i were Eiven life imorosonment for Pal contracts expirea. jtn second car and one of those tures and homes were damaged 13 deaths and untold property loss to New York and Pennsylvania cities, towns and farmlands. Five of the deaths were in Tioga County, Pa., where Red Cross workers reaching long-isolated towns found widespread destruc tion of homes and farms, Lawrenceville, Pa., on the New York-Pennsylvania line, one worker reoorted the entire Don- Locations of the planes being j ulation Monday found overnight and wounding three others, U. S.; India Rail Strike LoODlS Third Army headquarters said 1 Thursday. LONDON, May 30 (INS) A Four defendants were acquitted. Reuters New Delhi dispatch said The Army general court martial j Thursday that Indian prepara-which heard the case handed tions for a rail strike that may down its decisions Tuesday. The involve a million workers were At sentences are subject to review (under way after arbitration ef- Conllnmd on Ff 8en j forts failed. offered and the number at each field follow: Albuquerque, N. M., 1551; Clinton, Okla., 7547; Kingman, Ariz., 5 43 7; Ontario, Calif, 1340; and Walnut Ridge, Ark., 481S. Successful bidders will be allowed nine months ' for the clearance of the Albuquerque field; 12 months for Clinton; 14 months for Ontario; and 12 months for Walnut Ridge. The 1551 planes stored In Albuquerque and soon to be sold are parked at the Sandia Field east of the city, formerly the Air Depot Training Station. Aircraft there represent many types nd sizes and have been object of much attention on the part of sight-seeing townspeople. Many of the ships are veterans of numerous combat missions over Eurone and in the Pacific during the war. Odd Air Mishap Kills GARDENA, Cal., May 30 (INS) -A small monoplane piloted by a student flyer Thursday knocked down several hundred feet of high tension wire which fell on two passing automobile:, electrocuting one person and Injuring another at Gardena airport. The pilot, Harry Broyle, was rushed to a Gardena hospital with serious head Injuries after an airport emergency crew pulled him Ml Q th bluing plan. refuge in a cemetery from flood waters. Two men, John Stoll, 37, and Joseph Woodford,' 50, drowned. Large sections of Sunbury, Pa., were still under water as the river, although receding, contin ued to flow through a 60-foot break in a dike. Flood losses already tabulated are running in excess of $3,000,-000. More than 7000 families so far have registered with the Red Cross for relief. In Williamsport, Pa., where at the height of the flood water cov ered most of the business district and affected a fifth of the homes, more than 3500 families have listed losses while 1200 are still being fed in shelters. Nevada U. Will Get Crap Game Scholars RENO, Nov., May 30 (IP) Harold's Club, Reno's most widely advertised gambling casino, Thursday announced establishment of 34 four-year universtiy scholarships. The $4000 scholarships to the University of Nevada will be distributed primarily on the basis of need to one student In each of the state's 20 large high schools and 14 small high schools. The larger schools will receive one scholarship a year, Outdoor Holiday Death Toll Grows By the Associated Press .Atomic Injuries Fatal to Scientist Dies Nine Days After Los Alamos Accident LOS ALAMOS, May 30 Dr. Louis Slotin, 35, Canadian-born scientist of the Los Alamoi atomic bomb project, died Thursday of radiation disease induced by exposure to radiation m a lab- The nation's first postwar Me-joratory acciclent involving fis. morial Day sent millions ofsionable material, the Army an-Americans into the outdoors andno"nc. Dr. blotin died at 11 a. m., nine days after the laboratory accU to holiday events Thursday. But a survey indicated comparatively few met death in accidents. There were 42 killed in traffic mishaps, 17 were drowned, and dent. His parents, Mr. and Mrj. A. I. Slotin, of Winnipeg, Canada, were at his bedside. "Dr. Slotin's death came as WASHINGTON. Ma Usually well-informed Government officials, who would not permit use of their names, reported Thursday night that Edward R. Stettinius Jr. has sent President Truman his resignation as U. S. representative on the United States Securitv Council. Both the White House and Stettinius declined to comment. State Department officials said they had no information concerning the reported resignation. The informant said they were not fully acquainted with Stettinius' reasons for his reported wish to withdraw, but that he was believed to feci his organizing task in the internationl organization has been completed. The 45-vear-old Stettinius, as secretary of state, diet spaae worn or me international ursiu.uii, .'ormed in San Francisco a year injured, told authorities his car . Estimated damage ranged up to went out of control. $5.ooo,ooo. Floods aggravated by another ONE DEAD, 10 lU'RT : heavy rain in the Dallas-Fort RAWLINS, Wyo., May 30 Wj Worth areas were the chief con-One person was killed and 10 cern 0f north Texas. were injured, two seriously, i Rail and highway traffic was Tuesday in a two-car collision 25 blocked south of Dallas by high miles north of Rawlins which j water which sent the Trinity demolished both cars. iRiver to a mark of nearly 40 feet, 12 above flood stage. The storm in Dallas was accom-ipanied by high winds which did much damage to the nearby communities or Irving, Garland. Lisbon and Rcinhardt. The most serious accident was a Missouri - Kansas - Texas train i. : i ...il r T-i-n.... WASHINGTON, May 30 W-Civilian Production Administrator Ill' V."'.-!.".; John D. Small said Thursday night the soft coal strike and other !, , . h,?,, "hnn . Zniwi gave way during the storm. Two trainmen required hospital treatment. Corpus Christ! was hard hit by Edward Stettinius pp A Chief Sees 3-Month SmiMSetback in Production work stoppages had set back the output of automobiles and other consumer goods by at least three months. Also, Price Administrator Paul Porter declared in a statement that the 59-day mine strike was ''extremely costly to the stabilization program." He said it had "delayed the time in a number of cases at which price ceilings can; so hard to find despite the fact safely be removed." ithcv are as Small said "being : ijruuuicu in gruHier quuiuuy ' now than ever before in peace- , time? his answer: stoves, radios and chines. Buyers Have Money , , wny are consumer gooos sun Tn..0 im,hps nf rain !n 30 min utes at Gainesville caused Elm Creek to leave its banks. sewing ma-ian oariy morning electrical storm that spilled 1.56 inches of rain in . ;that vicinity. Small estimated that the coal strike alone had cost the country close to S2,000,000,000 in lost production, "not counting the loss of wages to the million odd workers" it made Idle. April Production High This gloomy note was In sharp ago. Collision Injures Woman and Small Son contract to the rest of the report, J which told of record consumer goods production !n April, before I the full impact of the coal stop-' page was felt. i Small said for some products Mrs. H. H. Burke and son, age among them tires men's suits, 3tfc, were injured in a collision electric irons and vacuum clean-Wednesday night, in the 4200 ers- American industry last block East Central. month surpassed peace time rec- J. H. Corder. driver of the other . ords. while the smaller schools get car was not Injured. The Burkes And postwar peaka were one every other year. Bv 1950. were taken to St. Joseph's Hos. . reoched, he reported, in produc- the club will be financing the pilal, where thev wcrt treated , tion of automobiles, trucks, wo- ifor tu-uuei ana uodc. j education at 108 student, A 55- to 65-milcs an hour wind swept Laredo area, causing much The reason for the shortage of dam!c t0 citrue and c""Pe goods lies in the fortunate fact ' , that consumers are in possession M . u J of large amounts of purchasing ; Montana Hardwaremen power, and that they are determ-lxL i. r:..- IT-ined to use that purchasing pow-1 1 tireaten tO UlVe Up er for the immediate satisfac- ,,, . ... tion of their pent-up wants." MISSOULA. Mont., May 30 Reporting that joblessness de- (INS) Western Montana hard-clined last month again before ware and implement dealers an-the full impact of the coal strike , nounced Thursday they will close for the first time since Japan , their stores by June 25 unless surrendered, Small said civilian OPA regulations are relaxed, employment rose to a record i C. M. Wall of Helena, secre-high of 54,600,000 persons early tary of the state hardware and in April, Implement dealers' association, Noting that this Is close to the declared OPA increases are 57,000,000 mark "defined in some granted to manufacturers and quarters as full employment," wholesalers, but mostly absorbed Small predicted the country is, by retailers. likely to face a severe labo' ! "inis win, in ciicet, lurce rr- , shortage in the closing months of i tailors to liquidate their business-1 tail ) tu, Ui,". tVf sa.d, 18 died in miscellaneous violence shock to this community's 7009 on the first day of a four-day (scientists, technicians, plant work, weekend holiday, an unofficial ers and military personnel, who nationwide tabulation showed. ;had hoped that medical science The National Safety Council might find some means to fore-estimated 329 persons would be , c.niinrd . ( Tw. killed in traffic during the four days, 57 of them on Memorial! Day. This would be about ten per cent more than on an ordi- j nary Thursday in May, . j Tornado Damages Town in Iowa CRESTON, la.. May 30 (IP) A tornado struck Creston Thursday afternoon flattening one brick building, derailing freight cars, tearing off roofs and uprooting trees. No one had been reported injured. It was estimated nearly 100 houses and business establishments in the southwestern Iowa city of 8000 were badly damaged by the storm which lasted about 25 minutes. About 15 carloads of wool were stored in a one-story brick build ing of the Creston Seed Co., which was flattened by the wind. Fifteen freight cars in the Chi cago, Burlington and Quincy Rail road yards were derailed. Anyhow, Somebody Is Planning a Rally McKinley County Democrats will hold a rally at Gallup, 8 'p. m. Friday in the old courthouse. A letter signed by "John B. Romero central committee chairman," said the rally would be "In honor of U. S. Senator DennL Chavez." Among those Invited: Gov. John J. Dempsey, now opposing Chavez, Dempsey Defends His Rio Stand Governor Makes Two Talks in Albuquerque Governor Dempsey again attacked Senator Chavez record and reviewed his own administration in two speeches in Albuquerque Thursday night. Speaking over Station KOB, Dempsey plu'ge support for "whatever is necessary to bring about flood control to protect th city of Albuquerque and other towns and farm lands in the Middle Rio Grande Valley." Then at a Martine.town rally the chief executive cited increases in old age assistance, and in school teachers salaries during Ms administration. Called 'Secondary In his radio address Dempsey called for elimination as sec ondary of questions of construction for irrigation and other pur poses, saying: "I feel further that if thce Contlnurd on Pc To The Weather AimHlRQlK B VK'IMTYl Port-lr cloudy during ih ft.rrnoon othrr-1m fair Frliloy ni tatnriUv: not windy Krl(ly. Huh Temii.-riiiure Frl-dnv ni-tr to low Krlitoy ntvht 4 to 50. fc'FW MEXICO! TT Milif. WrrciT northnn portion. H!h Tl norlhwrit, SS loulhout. North twl kiiippkr iomr.Ts and west 40, south 60. (Dtttiltd upon aa ftg M.J

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