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EMBLEM designates t h e wearer as an honorably discharged veteran of World War IL A__MM^^ THE REGI Published Continuously Since 1915 THE DAILY REGISTER. HARRISBURG, ILL., T L ' K S D A Y , K H H U U A K Y 19, 11MG N K \ V S K K I K S , VOLUME 31, NO. 197 HITS INV T OFFERE And Country By TIMOTHEUS T. Burroughs, Ingram Buy Building for Frazer, Kaiser Autos Tilt*: CHANGING PICTURE: Glen Ingram and Ben Burroughs have bought the structure on East Locust street w h i c h is the first h u i l d i n g east oi the Harrisburg city hall. They made the purchase irom 0. L. Turner. Sr., and Loran Wasson. Glen's been there for quite a w h i l e . He's handled his farm implement and transfer business from that location, but now there are some changes to be made. The building just purchased will be remodeled and will house the i'.urroughs Motor Sales, which will belong to Burroughs and Ingram. A new sales room will be construct ed to show the Local Schools . n i · Among Best in y \ ^Br 9 State: Keeler rge Foreign Espionage i Extends Efforts to Speaks Here at PTA Founder's Day Meeting By JOHN L. STKEI.C and JAMES F. DONOVAN United Press Stuff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 9 - i U P ' A highly placed source said todav I that certain loreian i m w e i s . u-mg "unlimited tunds." have made i "very great eflorts" to o b t a i n The Harrisburg City Schools ! atomic bomb nereis in t h i s coun- svstem would rank as one of the i Three Mera K i l l e d When Struck by Auto Whsie Fixing Tire W O K T H I X G T O . Y hid . Feb. 19 -U I 1 )--Three men were killed to- liuy w h e n an a u t o m o b i l e struck t h e m as lhc\ repaired a lire along ""'lie -said a report on the subjee; a Hoosicr hi»hw;:y. A fourth per- had been tiled w i t h the Senate Atomic Energy committee but dc- 10 best, should a list of the 10 best schools in Illinois be compiled.'" , , This was a statement made by I countries involved or the outcome Uoonville, Ind . and Sherman Gal i dined to reveal the c o u n i i y ^-on was i n j u r e d c r i t i c a l l y . The dead w e r e Gilbert Williams, i Lvansville, Harry B. Goad, 51,' Otis Keeler, assistant state sup- I of their espionage efiorls. Meantime, the While House dc- erintendent of public instruction j clined U) commein m a published who spoke al the PTA Founder's report that .Mr, Truman had Day program at the Junior high ceived information Irom lhe re- school last night. While this is true, Mr. Keeler eral Bureau of Investigation about ' \ V o r t h l n g t o n , foreign attempts to obtain atomic- energy secrets here and in Canada. lion. :i:', K v a n s v t l l e . Goad's wife v \ a s injured. Slate police trooper Oliver Hayek said the death car belonged lo Raymond Francis Green, 21, discharged navy Hayek -aid Green first a u t h o r i t i e s thai his car veteran. told the ^-psrsa SS-H? a: s- r °js-js i .**«^'^TMTM".^»: si.;», -=. ,*,, *^* slate in the task of improving j n e d to m a k c a statement today :, - Y h-t i d-, M^^i- islale m tne lasK 01 improving nec j to m a k c a statement today on Kaiser axrtomobiles and the Mack Uonal work Qf lhe bUc e activities in the t v i i f k when these machines are , , . ' e ing the driver. truck, when these machines are available. Burroughs said he hopes to have one of the Frazer automobile here by the first of March. The Frazer is the higher priced auto of the two. The rear of the building will be used as a service department. Down the street just east of (he armory building. Ingram continues to construct a new building, v.hich he plans to use for his transfer and farm implement busi- schools. atomic field. While House Press He spoke especially of health j Secretary Charles G. Ross said "no education, a good beginning in comment.'' which has been made by teaching He added, however, thai if such of nutrition. Emphasis has been i a statement is made, he doubted it on the improvement of nutrition | would come today ; by balanced lunches and cafeteria menus, Mr. Keeler said. More preventive education he added. Praises Special Classes His "Blue Print of Education" Mr. Truman probably will hold a news conference Thursday morn- is needed. '' ing. ! In this connection, however, Rep. |John E. Rankin. D . Miss., said there was evidence lhat lhe alleged ness. In a day or two Timotheus expects to have a story about a business changing hands here. One of his sleuths was telling him about it today. Also, Paul Halliard has purchased the Martin cafe al Locust and Jackson streets. Paul will , Communist spy ring unearthed in | in Illinois described len classes of Canada extended into the United , WASHINGTON, l-eb. 19_1'.T!)-education, and the importance of | states and possibly into some gov-1 Attorney General Tom C. Clark the special classes that are aid- j ernmenl departmeiits. ' today announced the filing of a ing defectives to become better ! R a n ki n , a member of the House ' test suit in federal court at prepared for adult life. He refer- un-A.meri'can Activities committee, Springfield, 111., to determine whe- red to the sight saving room and said ' the Canadian disclosures gave ' ther a group of truck operators the orthopedic room in the H a r - j ^ comm jt lc e ample reason to ; are exempt from the anti-trust risburg City school system as be- j ^^p an official investigation of ' laws because they joined a un- . » i i ·» i - - r t 1 * . * _ _ *"* . -. i ing of the best in Illinois. Mr. Keeler and a party of five other State Department of Educa- \ the American angles. He said he ( i o n . would bring the matter up at the i r phe civil suit involves transpor- use the name: Martin's cafe, Pauljtion officials will return to Har- IM'.haicl, manager. He ssys i the restaurant will specialize in individual, home-baked chicken WISDOM: If you want to be continuously happy, you must know w h e n to be blind, when to be detf and when lo be dumb. WELL OILED: A women's magazine sa\s that oiling the egg mav soon be adopted as a civilian practice. It declares that the army developed a process for dipping eggs in a warm solution of mineral oil that closes the pores of the shells and makes eggs remain fresh for nearly two months without refrigeration, and that the process may soon be used for civilian consumption. Tlsbiirg on- March 26 r to visit '"Sre J-mors yesterday that it h a d _ asked j plained that union ^iiTM A*. «rtt-,«.^1 Vi-iti1r3I*-nr- i n i Vin o\rc- * \i« "PR T t n Hi-rifi rin V lVtVAC;t If? ?lt 1OT1 I . ..u , ^. u *.--m 1 ^1 ^f U ^t-n.Tc-/- other school buildings in the system. Today he met with the building principals at noon, in a luncheon conference, looking forward to the March 26 meeting. Mrs. C. L. Baker, president of the Harrisburg. Council of the PTA, presided over the program last night, and presented service bars to Mrs. M. M. Latimer. county PTA president, Ira Stilley. Logan school PTA president and Alfred Crawford, Lincoln school PTA president, all of whom have served two years as president. Lincoln Wins Attendance Prize Mrs. Latimer presented pins to committee's meeting today. tation of milk from southern Illi- any ing any foreign power The Stale Department denied r u - , Jlo j s to gl. Louis. Mo. Clark ex- aclivities lhe FBI lo drop any investigation ! w hich would otherwise constitute of atomic bomb espionage. It said | violations of the Sherman Anti- its policy has been not to interfere Trust act are not subject to prose- with any FBI investigation; C u 1 i o n if they con ccrn disputes about terms and conditions of employment In this case, it is alleged that a group of owners joined a union and iixcd rates for milk h a u l i n g Clark said if labor's i m m u n i l v extends to employers merely because thcv hold a union card, pre Some Come from War, Rotarians !®!d FLOUR- When the word got out thai darker bread was in pros- peel lor us Americans, there w a s j quite a run on flour at local gro-' eery stores. Some stores ran out of flour, others almost did. A local grocer who sold thousands of pounds of the flour when stimably every businessman could 1 impose trade restraints without Admitting that -nothing can off- · fear of anti-trust prosecution, set the physical loss and suffer-' The suit named as defendants ing c a u s e d ' b y lhe war. Chauncey I the Milk Haulers and Dairy \\ork- Conger. Carmi attorney, told R o - ' crs Union. Local 916 of the In tanans lasl night that there have , ternational Brotherhood of Tcam- whn VVPTM in attendance She wil' i been some benefits from the ter-1 ster^ al Collinsville, 111., John who were in attendance, btie wii. ^.^ struggle _ j Boda E dwardsville. 111., secie- "II is presumptuous to say that tary. also present to Needmore school, which is in the northwest part of the county, the county atlendance prize. Six members of Needmore PTA came lo last night's meeting. anything good could come out of [ addition, all members of Lo- Ihe "Nazareth"-of the war's holo-' cal 916 who operate their own credit' milk hauling business from sou- side we find we did experience a i them Illinois to St. Louis were ^ thc rush" came, said the buyers Ipresentation, won second place in weren't acting smart at all. Flour, _ , .. _ _ . , ., i iMUt VVC A i n u Vi C vi nj t- .vp^i A\_iiv,v- t i ' * , * · · , * « * ~ Lincoln school Harrisburg with patriotism, and a de- ] sued as a class. The T. E. Truck- 42 per cent of the enrollment rep- 1 ' · - - ~ · -- - -···- ·-' -resented, won first place and Logan school with 14 per cent rep- one Strike reafened by Workers' Poll GM Strike Still Needs Negotiating, Mediator Says i 15y United Press i A communications strike threat-! fled today, as the nation struggl- j id lo make up for reconversion j t i m e lost during the steel shut-1 ilou n Steel workers were returning t . Ihe mills in ever-increasing n u m b e r s under new wage con! t r a c t s reducing the slrike lotal to 1 (173,000--lowest in more than 1 1 , month The major labor developments: 1 A survey of unions affiliated w i t h the National Federation ui Telephone Workers showed the m a j o r i t y in favor of a nationwide strike of the federation's 250,000 members. 2 Nearly 400.000 of the 750,000 steel workers who struck Jan. 21 Bellied for 18 1-2 cent hourly pay increases in line with President Iranian's wage-price policy. GM Still Negotiating 3 General Motors and lhe CIO United Auto Workers were lo meet again today, and Federal ; Mediator .lames F. Dewey said ; "there is still a great deal of ne- j }ot!ating to be done" in the , strike of 175,000 workers. ' 4 A government fact-finding hoard at Washington recommend' eel a wage increase of 18 cents an hour lor 30,000 CIO Farm Equip, menl Workers striking against the i International Harvester Co. 1 6. Weslinghouse Electrical 1 Corp. said it had made contract proposals to representatives of 60,000 striking CIO electrical work" 4 e'rs but emphasized that the proposals did not constitute a "definite wage offer." i The threat of an immediate telephone strike was eased when John ,f Moran, president of the Feder, ation of Long Lines Operators, an NFTW affiliate, said his union would not slrike wilhout approval ! ot the National Federation. Moran's statement came as 50 presidents of American Federation , of Telephone Workers affiliates resumed a study of a recommendation for a nationwide telephone ! strike. It appeared almost certain that the officials would vote in favor of a strike. Although steel production was gelling under way again, most of the nations 750 steel fabricators. ! employing over 300,000 men, still · were strikebound. The Tri-Stale ! Industrial Association, represent- I ing the fabricators, warned that \ "the steel strike is not over for 1 the small steel-using companies. . the fabricators.'' jjSA^'sVt , r ^Mh^f^^ as %v4^;.^. .'-r- ^JSCSj-^isJt*:*-- *".v!,^ CABCAUE TO WASHINGTON. A r t h u r W i l l i a m s , who spent 18 months in the Pacific area, tapes sign on side ui t a \ i .is lie and o t h e r members of American Cab Drivers A SMI tor i M - u l u m e i l Veterans start cabcade to Washington to seek t c d e r a l aid in n J n to o!!aiti*; to operate taxis in Chicago Approve Increases Two industri he said, gets full of bugs after so J long a time, and if put in a base- irent lhe dampness is injurious. So people who have bought up far too much flour are apt to find themselves with a lot of bad stuff and have to resort to dark bread and dark flour after all. He said \vhat was designed lo be a program of Hour conservation is likely to turn out to be a flour-wasting program. i., LOCAL ITEM: (From Harry (Continued on Page Four) 5 Persons Enroute Here Hurt- in Auto Wreck sn Michigan Mr. and Mrs. William Martin and son, Eugene, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Harrisburg, and Mrs. Dale'Moore and daughter, Carolyn, the attendance contest. Horace Mann was third, Eugene Morris, who compiled the report on percentage, reported. Cash prizes are given for this event and a banner will be kept by each of the winning schools until the next Founder's Day, Mrs. Baker said. Wallace Warns Foreign Trade is Essential to U. S. gree of unity, consecration, unselfishness and fellowship never before experienced. "We are already slipping back ing Co. of East St. Louis was also named as a defendant. It was alleged that these truckers move 25 million pounds ot into our evil and selfish ways," he ! milk a year and constitute over said, "but for a time we were will- ] 90 per cent of the total haulers in ing to help each other." ; the area. We have had the material bene-1 Thc complaint charged t h a i fits of increased industry which ' threats by the u n i o n to call strikes has prepared us for a new era of betler living, if we take advantage of our opportunity, Mr. Conger of inside dairy workers prevent dairies from transporting their own milk or from gelling n o n - CHICAGO, Feb. 19-- U.E-- Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wai- J ours-- the lace, said last night that an ex- concluded. panding foreign trade is an "abso- said I union transportation. The suit "we have unlocked the secret o f ! seeks to enjoin each truck owner the universe in the atomic bomb I from holding membership in t h e discovery, and this can be used to i u n i o n unless he assumes the .slat- benefit mankind if mankind is n o t , us of a laboring man. so crazy as to make it an instru- · menl of tolal destruction, he said. Finally, we have before us an opportunity to end war for all time to come, and the choice is common people's, he Local Votes To Boif AFL, Form Union I COLLINSVILLE. 111.. Feb. 19-Harry Reed spoke briefly in a n - 1 (u R) Local Three ol t h e Progres- | ______ lute essential" if this country i s ' n c u n c i n g discussion is under way ' ]VC lo progress and prosper in a com-! for a lyceum or concert course petitive free enterprise system, j which would bring extraordinary Wallace, appearing before the lyceum and music numbers to ' - - _ - W a r r m n i i r f n ( n o n v shows i n t p r Chicago World Trade conference. Harrisburg if the cily shows inler- Workors of Amenca voted unanimously last n i g h t lo bolt the American Federation of Labor u n i o n form an independent of Detroit, were in an auto acci- ] urged approval of the $3,750,000,- dcnt at Monroe, Mich., last Thurs-' day while cnroutc to this city to visit Mrs. Martin's sister. Mrs. J o h n i c Simmons, of West Church street. All were injured and were taken to the hospital at Monroe. Mr. Martin, Mrs. Moore and Carolyn were able to leave the hospital Saturday, but Mrs. Martin and Eugene will have to remain in the hospital for about 10 days. She received broken bones of one hand and foot and a bad laceration on her face across one eye and other cuts and bruises. MINES Sahara 4, 5, 6, 16, Washer work. Peabody 47 works. Wasson 1 works. Blue Bird works. Dcring works. csl in such a proposition. I t , The local thus became lhe first to will be explained further as the ; break away from the AFL since the plan develops, he said. j r e t u r n of J o h n L. Lewis' U n i t e d President Tom Gregg announc- ; M i n e Workers last m o n t h . Other cd thai next week is ladies night, j PMWA locals w i l l be canvassed on -- i.similar action at a union conven lion beginning Monday at Spung- field. Ill Earl G a l i i . alternate board member of t h e union's District. Seven, j s a i d the local was "afraid lhe AFL | would use pressure to get us back i n t o the United Mine Workers, and anything to do w i t h to the United States must provide j most of the 315,000,000,000 needed | lo refinance world trade for a | three-year postwar reconstruction period. "We may not want to be the only big creditor nation in the world,'' he said, "but that is what we have to be--whether we like it or not." Asserting that free enterprise . ° , i v v o i i u v v t i i J i n t r u t i c i i iv iiiun-cit^ j . . can survive only in an atmosphere, inlcrcsl in j o i n i n « lhe new Unile(1 it. of confidence based on world sc-| N a l i o n s organization, curity, Wallace said that approx-| Thc Swedish government, it was imately 10 per cent of all jobs m Sweden is First War !l NeutraS to Seek to Join UNO as the first j neutral to indicate | V r ° President Keeps Capital Guessing on Ickes' Successor j WASHINGTON, Feb. 19--(U.I!)-- | President Truman kept the capi- ' tal guessing loday about his choice ' of a new Secretary of lhe Inler- ior but speculation was rapidly ' narrowing down lo three candi- , dates. ; Informed sources gave top bill- 1 ing lo Supreme Court Justice Wil, Ham 0. Douglas and Sen. Joseph ! C. O'Mahoney, D., Wyo., as most ! likely successors to Harold L. , Ickes. Oscar L. Chapman, acting Interior secretary, was regarded a close third. i These sources said Mr. Truman had made no final decision up to ' late yesterday and concede he , might come up with an outsider, i O'Mahoney, it was said, feels secure of his future in the Senate and might be unwilling lo give il up for a comparalively uncertain term in lhe cabinet Even if he should be re-elecled lo lhe Senale upon complelion of lhe job as i secretary, he would lose his sen- I iority of more than 12 years service. Douglas was reported the favor' ite candidate of Postmaster General Robert E. Ilannegan, who as Democratic National committee ms great influence with WASHINGTON, Feb. If)The government pushed Us recon- version wage pattern into Iwo more industries today with o f f i c i a l recommendations for raises, ol IB cents an hour for shipbuilding and farm machinery workers. For shipbuilding, the 18-cent raise carried the endorsement of government procurement agencies which arc the principal customers of private shipyards. Thc 18-cenl proposal for farm machinery workers was recommended by a tact- finding board for 30,000 employes i:i 11 strike-bound plants oi the I International Harvester Co The fact-finding recommendation was the first issued since President Truman released his new wage-price stabilization o i d e r last Thursday. In compliance w i t h that order, lhe fact-finders expressed the belief that t h e i r proposal met the standards of the iievo policy. i While conceding t h a t no wage pattern had yet been sel lor the farm machinery industry, t h e panel said ils recommendation was closely in line with the p a t t e r n of recent wage settlements m related ( induslries." I II cilcd the 18 1-2-cent settle-! mcnt for the steel i n d u s t r y . 18' cents for the Ford Motor Co and 18 1-2 ccnls for the Chrysler Corp "Since International Harvester is a producer of steel and a competitor with Ford and ( ' n o s i e r in the sale of Motor Trucks, these three recent settlements are ol prime importance," the panel said The proposal was equivalent to j an increase of 15.5 per cent for t h e Harvester employes, who now have j an average straight-lime h o u r l v ; rale of $1.16. Since J a n . 21 some 30,000 employes, represented by the United Farm E q u i p m e n t Workers (CIO), have been on strike at Harvester p l a n t s in I l l i - nois, Iowa, I n d i a n a and New V o i K Parents Cling to i Hope Girl Not Taken Sex Degenerate l e p h o t o ) VATICAN CITY. Feb IS)--(l'.P --Joseph Cardinal Muidszoniy, Primate of H u n g a r y , arrived at Ciampiano a i r p o r t today and said he had been delayed Irom at- tc-nding o p e n i n g of consistory ceremonies by refusal of Russian a u t h o r i t i e s to u r n n l h i m permission In lea\e l l u i m a i \ u n t i l yes- t e r d a y noon. He w a s more t h a n 21 hours l a t e lor the f o r m a l notice ol his elevation to lhe Sacred Collcuo of C a r d i n a l s nlons; w i t h 31 o t h e r prelates. Cardinal M i n i K / e n h said he had been f r v i n g t o o b t a i n permission I r o m f h e R u s s i a n s since .Ian 14 b u t l l i a l "they c o n l i n u a l l y refused w i t h o u t .civiiiy, any reasons." The permission f i n a l l y was given yes- t e r d a v noon, he said lie a r r i v e d w i t h ^ l a ] G e n W i l l i a m S Key, chief o! the A l l i e d C o n n o l Commission t o r H u n g a r y , in Key's C-47 t r a n s p o r t p l a n e K'ev said h" i n i o n d e r l t o b r i n e C a r d i n a l Mimls'/onty a l l t h e time a n d t h a t t h e t r i p w a s d u e t o t h e p r e l a t e " , f l i l l i c u l t i e s w i t h the I?us s i n u s ·'Those d i l l i c u l h e s . " Key said, "arc his personal a f f a i r and I am not uiiiiinenunti on t h e m " M e a n w h i l e t h e l o u r new American c a r d i n a l s received d i p l o m a t i c ! callers at the A p o s t o l i c C h a n c e l 1 lory, planned to r H i m i calls ot the , old eaulmals and ben.m p r e p a r a - 1 (ions lor the ne\l of the week- lonu eoiiM.iUip, ceremonies The \ \ e i l n e s f i a v ceremony w i l l be a secret consistorv. attended on'y bv t h e new cardinals, to receive t h e i r symbolic red hats from the I'ope The new princes of the church were l o o k i n g f o r w a r d to the public consi.story on T h u r s d a y when they w i l l m i n g l e l o r t h e f i r s t time w i t h Ihe old ( \ i n l i n a l s in rites at St. Peter'- B.isilka. Denies interest In Enterprises Held By Govt. Officials W \ S 1 I I \ G T O N , Feb. 19--(U.B-- F.I KM n W Pauley said loday he once ott'ered Democratic National Chan man Robert E. Ilannegan an oil i n v e s t m e n t venture, but the proposition was dropped as un- piol'il.ible. Paulev, t e s t i f y i n g before the Senate Naval A f f a i r s committee on his n o m i n a t i o n to be Undersec- r e t a r y ot lhe Navy, was asked w h e t h e r Hannetjan or any other j i u v e r n m e n l o f f i c i a l s had any financial interest in his oil and olher business enterprises. "1 recall none," Pauley said. Sen. Charles W. Tobey, R., N. I f . , asked Pauley whether he ever sungestcd t h a t Ilannegan join him in an oil venture. Pauley, former treasurer of th'e Democratic National committee, said he did "casually mention" to I l a n n e g a n within the last two years t h a t his associates were bringing in a new well. He said he susjcestod that it might prove a p r o f i t a b l e venture to buy other acreage in the area. "The well caino in, but it looked like the main structure was r u n n i n g in another direction already tied up by other interests," Panley said. lie said the idea of buying addi- t i o n a l acreage was dropped because "it would have been no run for your money." He said that held t r u e in his own case as well as tor ilanncgan. Kuilcy couldn't remember when be discussed il with Hannegan, but pointed out that he had known l l a n n e f i a n only since he became Democratic National chairman early in 1944. He said he was not sure whether Hannegan held an o f f i c i a l government position at the time. Pauley took exception to the "implications" in Tobey's quest i o r s He protested thai the Republican senator was trying ' to make it look like he suggested business propositions lo friends o n l v because of their government connections. ; "It was your idea lo be helpful to Ilannegan and help him make some money,'' Tobey suggesled. "That is true as regards my business associales generally," i Pan ley replied. The idea of any j business venture, he said, is lo i risk t h e investment in a proposition that looks profitable. ays Compulsory Training Obsolete; Urges More 61 Pay :xp!@S!Dil Otherwise." he said, "we have no objection to AFL sponsorship " this country depend directly on foreign trade. Wallace warned that if congress learned, is inquiring as to the proper method of obtaining membership. The Swedish embassy here said the government has also intro-! Hsrohito Inspects Bcmbed-Out Yokohama failed to approve the proposed loan ] duced a bill in the Riksdag (Parlia-, TOKYO. Feb. 19--(U.R)--Empcr- to Britain, that country "would be i ment) that would prepare Sweden l o r Hirohito visited bombed out forced by the very weight of t h e ' t o accept responsibility of member-1 Yokohama for the firsl lime in economic pressure placed upon ship. , ] 7 years today on an unprecedented her to embark upon a vicious sys- The measure was said to be cer-1 inspection lour of war-damaged tern of dog-eat-dog in world trade." | lain of almost unanimous approval, factories and homes. 1 Hannegan, these sources said, j wants a man of Douglas' liberal stamp to succeed Ickes in the belief it would help keep New Deal elements of the Democratic party more solidly in line as the 1948 presidential campaign approaches. From his own point of view, Douglas, as a Supreme Court judge, has a job as long as he wants it whereas Ihere is no guarantee thai the cabinet post would I be his beyond 1948. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19--n'-Police searched sewers and storm drains leading to the ocean today for the body of l i t t l e Koch elle Gluskoler, while her p a r e n t s clung lo lhe hope she had been carried away by someone who wanted a child lo love. Mr. and Mrs. Abe Gluskoter said their daughter, missiny .Mncc last Friday, was except lonalh friendly with strangers and won 1 p i U ^ their friendship in return. i p l l t i Thc distraught mother said she was holding to the hope t h a t the man who enliced six-year-old Ko- ehelle into his car was not a m u r derous sex degenerate, but r a t h e r was acling for some one who wanted a child like Rochelle. Dixon Inquest To be Held Wednesday An inquest into the death of Frank Dixon. who died from injuries received at Bankston Creek Colliery Mine No. 5, will be held at 9:30 a. m. Wednesday at the Turner funeral home by Coroner i Rccs Turner. NKYV O R L E A N S , Keb 10 H r-- A 14-family a p a i l m e n t house in a negro h o u s i n g proiecl was shat- li red here today b\ a l o a i i n c ; cx- nlosion which shook the neighborhood f o r t w o blocks a w a y At least 'M pei.ions w e r e i n j u r e d and seme 25 others w e i e trapped in the d e b i i ^ . Police said t h a t so iar no deatns had been reported, it was feared some bodies m m h t be lound in the wreckage The bl;'s! was believed to have been caused by t h e i g n i t i o n of -.-caniii!.: gas. Several hundred '-esidcnts of .·~('HT h'iik!i'v;s in f i 1 h'liiM'iu project s t a r t e d llio f e d n u s if '1i oi t e n r i n " n v v y tii" ' r c-v-c IM in Ifort to rraeli t i i o ^ - )'··»·-i -d Three Ca'holic p i i r i l s v ere nmo'iy the first to icach the hcene. Inside the ' reck;i lo a v ' v r could he lizard shoulin'J. "G"d ·nive me, God save me." At least 2.000 person* b-k d on as rescue squads carried out the injured, lining thorn up on long rows of maUrcsses in front of the wrecked building. « WASHINGTON. Feb. 19--(U.B-- · Former Wisconsin Gov. Philip F. LaFollelle today attacked compul- i sory military training as "obso- 1 lele," and asked Congress lo dou- , ble GI pay in order lo build a ' p o w e r f u l , highly trained striking I force of volunteers ! LaFollette, a veteran of both · world wars, appeared before *the House M i l i t a r y Affairs committee, w h i c h is considering President , Truman's recommendation of a year's military 1 raining for 38- 1 year-olds. He said that any form of peacetime conscription would be "Fascist militarism." Urging Congress to make mili- t a r v service as attractive as possible, he recommended: I. M i n i m u m pay of $100 a month for privates, plus the usual allowances, and corresponding increases for other non-commissioned personnel. 2 A system of promotion from the ranks and a program of education and in-service training to make Gl's t r a i n e d technicians. , 3. Remove the military caste svstem b\ narrowing the difference in clothes, quarters, mess, legal rights and social life between the Gl's and officers. 4 Put West Point and Annapolis appointments on a civil service Illinois--Clearing and slightly colder tomahl Wednesday mostly fair, becoming colder in north portion. LOCAL Monday p. m. p. m. p m. mid. TEMPERATURE Tuesday 53° 49 = 47' 43° 3 a. m. .._ 40° 6 a. m 41° 9 a. m. . . .42° 12 noon 39°

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