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Uncle Ray TAR -TIME T. L0U1 Financial News Comic Page May 2, 1947. 33 Thousands Eating 01 av 'Village Of Widows9 Begs: 'Send Us Men9 mi i rr Life a Bigger Gamble Wouldn't 'Make A Good Wife C. of G. Head Fears Setback nemseivvs a VELJUN.

YUGOSLAVIA. Mav 2. (UP) An old woman voiced the vlved tne resistance fight and con- Death, Doctor Says centration camps After the shock of the massacre, fore the war, because Veljun is La the -Kordun region of Croat! where education was neglected by central authorities. The illiteracy rate there was high in prewar years. The widows of Veljun look toward Wrote Woman In Death Leap the women of Veljun realized their greatest problem was survival.

With In Price Cuts NEW YORK. May 2. (UP) peasant realism and patience, they made veljun a sort of co-operative the future with confidence, but they Police said today that pretty Evelyn McHale, 23, tried to throw her past away piece by piece, then threw herself off the Empire State Building because she was afraid of matriarchal society. The women know they cannot erase the mem collective wish of this "village of widows' today when she said: "Send us men so that we may bear children." Veljun's male population about 600 was slaughtered by a pro-Nazi organization during the war and the bodies dumped into a ravine near a schoolhouse. Overnight Veljun became a village of women.

Only a few old men and a few boys were left. After the war their ranks were augmented by 12 men who had sur- pooled their efforts and took up the ories of wholesale slaughter unless burden of work and responsibility. new partners arrive to help them. After each day's work, they mct to discuss, the problems of village the future. Bit by bit, police completed the story of the 26th person.

to whom I'" i hi1 rww me and administer communal af the world's tallest building has appealed as a place for self-de ten struction since it was completed in 1931. fairs. One of their first projects was the building of a new school. The old one was destroyed by the same men who murdered their husbands. Soon a new school was organized in one of the village houses.

The children "of Veljun attended regularly. It was even better than be- John S. Homines CHICAGO. May 2. (UP) Thousands of Americans are eating themselves to death, Dr.

Edward H. Rynearson said today. As the standard of living Improves, he said, many people are eating more and more and getting fatter and fatter. And the fatter they get, the shorter their lives will be, he said. Rynearson, associate professor of medicine at the Mayo Foundation and medical consultant at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, said persons who overeat expose themselves to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney ailments, arthritis of the legs, hips or spine, gall bladder disease and varicose veins.

He said the problem largely was a moral one. "Many obese persons won't admit they overeat, and then when you get them on a diet, they don't follow it," he explained. "YouH find a lot of fat people who like to laugh at their poundage. It really isn't funny. They laugh more because they have to get their laughing in early." Miss McHale leaped from the 86th floor observation deck and crushed an automobile parked in Says Wage Rises Prevent Slashes By Many Firms By AiKKltted Preit.

WASHINGTON, May 2. The new president of the United States Chamber of Commerce, declared last night an "across-the-board," industry-wide slash in prices might bring on a severe business setback. Taking issue with President Truman's call for general price cuts to head off inflation and depression, Earl O. Shreve of New York told a news conference many companies cannot comply because of recent wage increases. Many others, he said, will be able to do so, "and I believe they will." Married 60 Years the street below.

Somewhere within a three-hour period yesterday she decided that Mr. and Mrs. John S. Horning, 5019 Lillian will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday with a reception at the Coronado Hotel. Two children, a daughter.

life was a bigger gamble than death. At 7 a. m. she kissed her fiance, Barry Rhodes, a Lafayette College student, good-bye at Easton, and boarded a train for her home at Baldwin, Long' Island. Sister Adele of the Notre Dame Order, who teaches school at Cha-tawa, and a son Raymond Horning of Los Angeles, will take Say IPp2 found In for ttooni! "When I kissed her good-bye, 2 Held Guilty In $780,000 N.

Y. Swindle One Faces Possible 820-Year Sentence In Linotype Thef Is NEW YORK. May 2 (UP) Jimmy Collins, a 44-year-old Broadway gambler, and Irving (Izzy the Eel) Cohen, 46. a dress manufacturer, were convicted of grand larceny today in the $780,000 Mergen-tbaler Linotype Co. swindle.

Collins and Cohen were the first of four defendants tried in the fantastic plot by which a mild-mannered clerk drained almost a million dollars from the company with phony invoices. Collins, convicted on all 77 counts charged against him, faced a maximum sentence of 770 years in prison. Cohen, a previous offender convicted on 41 of 56 counts, could be sentenced to 820 years. An all-male Jury returned the verdict after deliberating 5 hours and 25 minutes. Cohen, who has been convicted previously for grand larceny, and Collins went on trial April 17.

William Arthur Nickel, who confessed his part in the swindle following his capture Miami Beach, Ha, last fall, was the key witness for the prosecution. Nickel, a $64-a-week clerk for the Mergenthaler company, was the Inside man in the plot in which the firm was swindled out of $780,000 from October. 1945, to November, 1946. He mas described by District Attorney Miles P. McDonald as "a weak, spineless creature, devoid of character." Nickel was awaiting sentence on his guilty plea.

Collins. McDonald said, was the master mind of the plot. With his aid Nickel, through fake Invoices and nonexistent companies, drew checks against the company for 11 months. The prosecution charged the checks were cashed through Cohen, a friend of Collins. The fourth defendant in the case was Isadore Kappaport, who ran a check-cashing agency.

He was granted a separate trial. part in the celebration. But he added: "Talk alone will not Evelyn McHale him In June. I don't think I would make a good wife for anyone. He is much better off without me." Then she returned to her original wont theme.

"Tell my father," she wrote, "I think I have too many of my bring prices down. Nor will the American people be fooled by attempts to make business men scapegoats and to blame business alone for the wage-price spiral." Shreve, a vice-president of the Golden Wedding Anniversary. The golden wedding anniversary of mother tendencies." Police said the girl's parents were divorced. and Mrs. William L.

Roberts. A feeling of inadequacy that had haunted her before caught up with her as the train sped toward New York, they believed. When she was she was happy and as normal as any girl about to be married," Rhodes said. Shortly before 10:30 a. m.

she bought a ticket to the Empire State observation platform. There she draped her topcoat over the four-foot parapet. On that she placed a makeup kit and a bag. At 10:40 she jumped. In her purse, police found a note which said: "I don't want anyone in or out of my family to see any part of me.

Could you destroy my body by cremation? I beg of you and my family that they don't have any service for me or remembrance of me." The next three sentences had a line drawn through them. They said: "My fiance asked me to marry 1117 Claytonia Richmond Heights, was celebrated Jast Saturday with a surprise dinner at Van Horn's Farm, given by their daughter, Mrs. R. A. Hofstetter, 8709 Red Bud Richmond Heights.

SATURDAY Cholei and Good i discharged from the WAC she CHUCK ROAST burned her uniform. When she served as a bridesmaid recently she Lb. Ac removed her gown and said, "I never want to see this again." Friends believed she burned it, too. CURRENT rrl General Electric was elected to succeed William K. Jackson i Boston as (head of the chamber just before 2,000 delegates ended their 35th annual convention.

The convention adopted resolutions endorsing: 1. A "liberal and realistic" program for lowering tariffs and eliminating world trade obstacles. 2. Changes In the labor laws to outlaw the closed shop, require a secret ballot of employes on whether they want to ban sympathy strikes and outlaw "monopolistic practices" by unions. 3.

The administration's Greek-Turkish aid bill. 4. Extension of social security to workers not now covered. Uc Wood od Royal Wall Papers, h. (O DIVIDEND Relatives said her last request Account Inaurid to $5,000 would be' granted.

The crushed body will be cremated. FEDERAL SAVINGS LOAN ASSN. 6th and Franklin Judge Takes Day-Durocher Marriage Under Advisement 4232 loston. Wallttoa 423 St. Levis.

I. St. Louis, III. 1003 Pin CH. 34f0 Attorney Isaac Pacht protested that her Mexican divorce was legal.

The actress stared at Rose without expression as he accused her of "matching her love against the law." Jie scoffed: "Somebody wrote her a good script. She shed a tear at the proper moment, as a good actress can. But she can't flout the laws of this state even for the love of Leo Durocher." Eig tears coursed down her cheeks when Pacht spoke of her sufferings with a "worthless husband" and of their children. He said she couldn't help dreaming about an ideal husband. Rose charged Miss Day's former husband conspired to throw her into Durocher'a arms.

"We have it from her own lips that Hendricks was the marriage broker," Rose said. "She knows her Mexican uivorce is no good. She got it to flout California laws so she could live with Durocher and in the meantime use the California decree to gain the color of legality." HOLLYWOOD, May 2. (UP) Superior Judge Ingall Bull took under advisement today the challenge to actress Laraine Day's Mexican marriage to Leo (Llppy) Du-rocher, former Brooklyn baseball hanager, and promised a decision May 9 on whether to void her California divorce from Ray Hendricks, airport manager. Attorney Joseph Scott, acting as a friend of the court, wound up the case by referring to the absent Durocher as "this roughneck from Brooklyn Leo, the lion." I want to get him, this roughneck from Brooklyn Leo the lion," he said.

"The self-assured crust of this man Durocher. Your honor, you're just an umpire to him. "This little girl is head and heels in love and I don't want to knock her down I'm after this fellow who left her liks this. Attorney Maurice Rose charged yesterday that the actress became a bigamist under California laws when she eloped with Durocher before her divorce was final. i Navy Fraud Cbarges Oilman Says NEW YORK.

May 2. (Special) Charges made by James A. Moffett that Arabian American Oil Co. and California-Texas Oil defrauded the U. S.

Navy in the sale of fuel oil and other products were branded "absolutely false" by W. S. S. Rodgers, chairman of the board of the Texas 50 per cent owner of the Arabian and California-Texas companies, at Texaco's annual stockholders' meeting. Rodgers disclosed that Arabian American and Caltex have retained Charles Evans Hughes, to assist In presenting "the full facts" in the case before the Senate War Investigating Committee.

East Side Ballots To Be Impounded mm A I 4T I A I I I I I MEN'S ALL-WOOL MEN'S WHITE MEN'S WHITE W. A. HELM CO. Impounding of the ballots cast in the April 1 East St Louis municipal election was ordered by Circuit Judge Ralph L. Maxwell at Belleville today In preparation for the hearing of the election contest suit filed against Mayor John T.

Con-ners of East St. Louis. TEE SHIRTS WORSTED SUITS $45 $47.50 a I PANTS U. S. Navy Surplus 51 G3 The Judge acted upon petition of values attorneys for Iverson Brooks Summers, defeated Independent ticket 66' candidate for the office of mayor 37 in the hotly-contested election, I Summers contends "errors, mis 79c Value takes and omissions" in the vote CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS 316 NORTH EIGHTH STREET ST.

LOUIS I. MISSOURI April 30, 1947 Weil Clothing Company, St. Louis, Missouri Gentlemen: The Weil Clothing Company added less to the wholesale cost of its merchandise during 1946 than in any of the past 22 years in which we have examined your records. The amount added to cost for the first quarter of 1947 is lower than the amount added for the like period of the year 1946. nay Unusual values in New, durable white twill pants.

Made Fine quality cotton fine woven fabrics. In medium and dark shades. Year-round weights. Single and double breasted. Sizes 36 to 44.

to rigid Government specifications. Excellent for many uses. Sizes 29 to 38. knit. Crew neck and short sleeves.

In 'sizes small, medium and large. count caused his defeat. In a busy day at the Belleville courthouse, Judge Maxwell also dismissed two injunction suits which had been filed to prohibit St. Clair County Clerk George J. Renner, from issuing election certificates to East St.

Louis council candidates who apparently were victorious on the basis of the election returns. Holding that an injunction suit SUMMER SUITS -ARRIVING: DAILY Men's QUALITT lew shipments of Men's Stylish Su CootComfortable Very truly yours, itywould- be wise to fare arriving daily. They re selling fa ntop in today to get your choice was the wrong type of legal action to take. Judge Maxwell dismissed the suit of Joseph Ganschinietz, East St. Louis machine candidate, and that of William D.

Cochran, independent ticket candidate, who trailed the four top council candidates in the returns. Ganschinietz had sought to en- WORK RAKfTS Vain? 4 iV teIAIIrWbbl, MEN'S SPORT Join Renner from issuing an elec tion certificate to Richard (Dick) v- Certified Public Accountants. Proof enough that Weil, today, as always, is striving to keep prices down to cut your cost of living. ri Carter, independent candidate who led him in the commissioner race. SHIRTS 5097 Cochran sought to enjoin Renner "SUITS 2 for $3.50 Cm SUM i jl waava, Sanforized Full cut.

Well made. DurHble. h) fan and blue. Sizes 30 to2c-- from issuing certificates to machine candidates Alvln J. Fields and John P.English.

After the suits were dismissed. Renner Issued certificates to Fields and English, but declined to issue one to the independent candidate, (I HI $3.95 and $4.95 Values Long Sleeves In and Outer Style i Carter, who is Involved in man mm Two and ton, single-breasted enti. Panti with damus suits over the commissioner PtVt IbiSH fqwkntf I I to $13. Brand nt, I "0 styling. Tnm fabrics ll talon, gay patterns.

Omovt I 'x jjl Mvnraft, savtf Boatto to pap J- VTvIWTHIMV 4Ut I 7))fyf) -jTPsvnte coapiiVr QDGGTO QQOuCIID Jor" 1 mN AN fir 206 N. 7h S. ciiiimm IttwMii Oliv and Pin on 7th St. post which have not yet been con with sport collar which can sidered by Judge Maxwell. MEN'S WORK; BIG BOYS' TENNIS SHOES.

($2.50 Value) Top quality -canvas tennis shoes with durable $159 rubber soles and trim. All sizes I i be' worn either up or down. In While Renner was' issuing the election certificates to Fields and zippers, the latest patterns and eoU I'ortV Speetajly, deduced from higher Vjncdiines "-for this sale. Sizes checked patterns and plain Sizes small, medium and (arge. SHIRTS English.

Cochran filed a new man damus suit seeking to force Ren ner to certify him. Renner. how' MEN'S GRIPPER SHORTS. (75c Value) Cotton cloth in plain color twill and fancy striped percale. 3-Gripper ever, said he had not been legally notified of the suit before he 55' yoke front style.

Made with side elastic. Sizes 30 to 44 BOYS' WASH MEN'S FINE SLACKS 2 for $3.00 $1.95 and $2.58 Values ft MEN'S WHITE SHIRTS. Herringbone weave $077 broadcloth. Sanforized. Sizes l4'2 to Am SPORT COATS MEN'S SPRING TOPCOATS.

Latest spring shades in $2.95 Values $1139 twills, tweeds, flannels and SOf cavalry cheviots. cavalry ots. Sanforized cotton. Tan twill and blue herringbone weave. Two button through pockets.

Sizes Sizes 14' to 17. Sizes 34 to 42 i issued the certificates. Renner's action today brought to four the number of election certificates he has issued to candidates in the election. In addition to Fields and English, he also has issued a certificate to Mayor Con-ners of the machine ticket and Russell Beebe, Independent candidate for commissioner. Used Car Dealers Get Membership Plaques Membership plaques in the Missouri Used Car Dealers' Association, to be displayed In office or showroom windows, were distributed last night at a monthly dinner meeting of the group at the Park Plaza Hotel.

Ted Griffin, secretary, announced a paid membership of 67, and Walter T. Pfaff. president, said election of new officers will be held at the June meeting at Westbor-ough Country Club. A joint advertising program by member dealers was perfected, and problems of the used car business discussed. a A wide assortment YOUNG MEN'S SPRING SUITS.

All-wool cheviots, flannels, and shetlands. SOO Sizes 35 to 42.. ZV A SMALL DEPOSIT WILL HOLD ANy ITEM IN WEIL'S CONVENIENT LAy-AWAy DEPARTMENT. MEN'S FINE WHITE HANDKERCHIEFS Well-tailored tn tan and teal blue her ringbone weave. Sanfoi-Sizes 4 to 12.

ized. Pleated of tweeds, cassimeres, shetlands; in solid colors, herringbones, checks and mixtures. Sizes 34 to 40. I0 White cotton handkerchiefs. All first Boys' better quality Wash I 89 Slacks.

Sizes to 20. I 1 Mil nam -c Chn )' ii Qui i.

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