The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 24, 1952 · Page 2
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The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas · Page 2

Leavenworth, Kansas
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Sunday, August 24, 1952
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Two THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 24, 1952. Boy Proves Champion in the Teen-Age Driving Exhibition WASHINGTON OTI — You can re-|pions—including two girls—by pil- lax now, men. A steady-nerved 18-year-old boy is the teen-age automobile driving champion. Those girls some men feared might win and humiliate the male race were far behind. Martin G. Desilets of Long meadow, Mass., who can drive a car .unswervingly down a line— then back straight along it, too— Friday won the first national teenage Road-e-o title with an amazing display of control and driving skill. He defeated 34 other state cham- Oil Companies Are Sued For Overcharges NEW YORK V?> — Four major American oil companies and six subsidiaries are being sued for 67 .million dollars by the government, which says it—and the U. S. taxpayer — were overcharged on Washington officials said the ambassador had the ment's backing. State Depart- Wius Preliminary Federal Court Tilt men. Judge Hill ruled that the government must provide Wilcox talks with a Chinese Communistl cow, but that Russia is still the delegation as part of the Red "hate!boss End still calling the tune.. America" campaign. j ing up S01.1S points out of a possible 1,000. ' \VTCHITA ffi — H. Howard \Vil- The simplest looking test proved.; cox, who the government charges to be the hardest. It consisted of j fradulently collected fees for GI driving a car in a straight line, | pilot training as proprietor of an and stopping it so that the bum-j aviation school at Anthony, Kas.. per—and then the wheels—would!Friday won a preliminary tilt in be inches from a finish line. Almost all contestants had trouble with this, losing as high [of defense motions, U. S. District! with a copy of an audit basic in the suit. Wilcox has denied the charges. He is a former Harper County probate judge and a former wing com-!tion, said the Reds hope their guer- jmander of the Kansas Civil Air ! Patrol. Federal Court. Terror Raids Are Predicted in. Japan TOKYO at — An authoritative Following attorneys' argumentsj Japanese expert on Communist The expert, who cannot be identified because of his high posi- rilla raids will become such a threat to the government that American security forces will be called in to help. The Reds then I WHOLESALE PRICES ADVANCE WASHINGTON (51 — Wholesale prices have advanced for the sixth week in a row, says the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bureau said wholesale prices for the week ended last Tuesday plan to charge that American j went up two-tenths of one per cent, as two-thirds of their points here. Desilets was almost perfect. Judge Delmas C. Hill ordered stricken from the Veterans Ad- In the celebrated tennis ball test j ministration recovery suit phrases in which a driver had to drive a which Wilcox contested as "scan- car between balls set so closely dalous, impertinent and conclu- together only an inch and a half siv e," and not factual, clearance was left on each side. In part, the paragraphs objected lie champ did all right, too. He!to contended that unless prevent- inocked off only four. led by injunction, Wilcox would . „ „„ "encumber or dispose of" his prop- His reward: A $1,000 scholar-1 erties> or othenvise p]ace them Uni- "beyond reach of his creditors." the ship which he'll use at versity of Virginia. There had been considerable tactics Saturday predicted the Reds will launch a series of guerrilla terror raids this fall, designed to discredit America and lure more Japanese to the Red camp. He expressed conviction that such a plan is being worked out in Moscow during current strategy troops are suppressing the Jap- ianese people. The expert added that there may be slight differences of opinion between the Japanese Reds and Mos- pushing its index to 112.2 per cent of the 1947-49 average. Wilcox also won part of a second foreign aid rope. oil shipments to Eu- In the latest step in a joint congressional—administration war on an alleged international oil cartels, three separate civil suits were filed here Friday in federal court. Attorney General James P. Mc- Granery described the suits as "a test of whether the defendants, having control over the supply of Middle East crude oil shipped to countries participating in the for- 1 eign aid program, can block the efforts of the government agencies to protect government funds! committed to European recovery and defense." The suits cover Middle Eastern worry among some males lest the motion seeking further details of 1 girls should come in first and give!the charges that he fraudulently women enough backseat driving! collected fees from ex - service- ammunition to last a lifetime. But Gay Holleron of Houston and Claudette Westerfield of Mendenhall, Miss., wound up out of the running, 23rd and 30th respective- oil deliveries by the firms to Marshall Plan countries in Europe between ; May, 1949, and May, 1952. McGranery accused the major companies of flouting federal laws by using their subsidiaries to new maintain a two-price system — Premier Plastiras Still in Saddle ATHENS. Greece (51 — Premier Nicholas Plastiras's coalition government was still in Hie saddle Saturday despite U. S. Ambassador John Peurifoy's suggestion that a new administration might help the nation. | The Greek Parliament gave' PJastiras a slim but adequate 327-j 118 vote of confidence Friday night at the height of a heated con-' ITS DIFFERENT/ Itroversy over the American en-, voy's informal remark. Peurifoy suggested Wednesday in charging . the responsible government 'agencies customers. more than other He said the companies violated federal laws'designed to hold crude reasonable levels world rearms. oil prices at while the free Financing of Middle Eastern oil for European countries by the Mutual Security Administration was stopped in June after the oil firms reportedly refused to make refunds »n; purchases made during the three years covered in the suits. MSA and its predecessor, the Economic Cooperation Administration are the agencies involved. Companies named in the three suits and damages asked of them are.: Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey and its wholly owned subsidiary, Esso Export Corp.^-a total of 531,795,619. Standard Oil Co. of California and the Texas Co. and their jointly owned subsidiaries—$21,427,722 Socony-Vacuum Oil Co. Inc. and its wholly, owned subsidiary, the • Socony-Vacuum Overseas Supply, Co. Inc: —$14,118,498. a talk to Greek newsmen that national elections might be beneficial. He said a new administration would be in a better position to deal with the nation's economic problems. Elliniki Imera, an organ of the Liberal Party, demanded in a front-page editorial mat Peurifoy be recalled for interfering in Greek political affairs. FRIGlDAlRt CHIROPRACTIC Is The Secret To Better Health ASK A Chiropractic Patient Phone 1905 For Appointment With. Dr. D. E. DOLAN Chiropractor 720 SPRUCE Clothing and Books Come in tomorrow! We'll be glad to show you how you can secure cash to outfit your children for school. 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