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VOL CLXVII 15 SUNDAY CGC! OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1947 5 DAILY NO. 90 i m Russ Charge U.S. Trying to R0U6HT-RIDDEN EUROPE Europe Asks U.S. to Hold "i " - - Price Line GHOSTS' HOST ASKS TAX CUT; SEANCE'HELD 80,000 WITNESS, BEARS' 14407 FACES HUNGER, MISERY Associated Press Survey Discloses Serious Shortages; All Look to U.S. ion Policy Set Up upror- NAVYTorpedo U.N. Ann Hewitt, Mate Freed Ftom Lockup Handsel Media) Newlywedj Released On Boil, but Still Face Conspiracy Plaint . Ann , Cooper -Hewitt and former "Disc Jockey Frank (Rodeo) Roy Nicholson were freed yesterday to continue along the! thus far rocky path of their weekold marriage following a brief court appearance and a stormy session in the Marin County jaiL - The pair, at liberty on $1500 bail, failed to disclose their plans for the immediate future. They are, however, still facing felony charges of conspiracy, in alleged falsification of pre-marital Picture on, Pac 5 blood test certificates. They pleaded innocent to the charges yesterday before Judge, Guy A, Ciocca. Then the newlyweds unexpectedly spent 47 minutes in jail when bail arrangements reportedly misfired and the couple balked at fingerprinting, required by state law. They declined to submit to the two requirements on advice of their attorney, Berwyn Rice, action which prompted Sheriff Walter Sellmer to order them held. FORCIBLY MOVED Fwo jail matrons had to take Miss Hewitt's arms and forcibly move her past a battery of news paper cameramen, who arrayed themselves about the entrance to the women's fail cell "Get those cameras away. Get 4S- FT J , - V. VI AW. Also- held with the couple until Deputy District Attorney Ellis R. Dufficy advised Sheriff Selmer to release them was Nichols on's brother, Eugene, a San Francisco printer. Eugene Nicholson was also charged with conspiracy, in a similar complaint and likewise entered a plea of innocent. juage ciocca sam ne win set tne date for their preliminary hearing on October 8. BAIL BROKER DELAYED The trouble at the jail was reported as having been further complicated by the delayed appearance of the couple's bailbond broker, Gene Mendosa of Vallejo, and the refusal by Sheriff Sellmer to a request that they be ollowed to wait in the Sheriffs office and not in a celL Warrants for their arrest were issued yesterday just one week after Nicholson was made a widower by the death of his third wife. Gertrude. He married Miss Hewitt the following day. Miss Hewitt was the central figure 11 years ago in a famous suit in which she charged her mother and two. doctors subjected her to a sterilization -operation without her consent Story Book Romance Under The Big Top LONDON, Sept. 27 U.-Tax Assessor H. M. W. Richards called on two 300-year-bld ghosts in the eerie pre-dawn hours today to support the claim of their host, the owner of a lonely country mansion, that his taxes should be reduced because the house 'was haunted. The investigation took all night As the sun rose, Richards stumbled from the ancient 12-rjoom cob- webbed mansion a?f leff imme diately without comment for an extended wk-end in other parts of the country ' to consider his decision. ... Richards was aided in his investigation by a London medium, Mrs. Florence Thompson, four psychic investigators, the caretaker and newsmen 10 persons in all. Mrs. Thompson insisted the ghosts kept the rendezvous.; TWO HAUNTS According to the legend, the house is haunted by the ghosts of a beautiful young' girl and her hand some lover whq crossed the wishes of the girl's father. The irate father shut both of them in a cellar closet and they died in each other's arms. Since then their spirits have been earthbound. The present owner, D. Key, of Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, whose family has owned the mansion for the past 100 years, complained to Richards that the mansion has been haunted ever since that closet door closed and no one would live there except the caretaker, Miss Amy Dickinson, gaunt and crippled 67 year-old spinster. Because of this, Key said, he wanted a tax reduction. Richards, tax assessor and a member of the City Council of Apsley Guise, Bed fordshire. which heard the com plaint, was not convinced. He wanted a demonstration. GHOSTLY SPOT The party accompanied Richards last night to the lonely spot in Weathercock , Lane where the ancient mansion stood, protected by a dark and fluttering grove of trees. Newsmen noted that '"the house had no staircase, a relic - of he days when people drew a ladder up after them at bedtime for fear of being murdered in their sleep. The group sat around a crude wooden table in fluttering candle light, directly ! above the cellar where the lovers reportedly were found in a death embrace. Branches rustled noisily outside, and at midnight shafts of moon light slanted through crusted win do ws to show cracked and musty walls. As the hours waned Mrs. Thomp son, the medium, began to perspire "You are killing mC she said suddenly in a choked voice. "Let me go. I want to get away. TAKES PICTURES She clicked a camera and explained to her audience that the ghost of the young lady had made (an appearance. N4w Federal Board -Director Starts JJp T-H Act Machinery By jpHARLES H. HERROLD WASHINGTON, Sept 27. U.FD Federal Mediation Director Cyrus S. Ching tonight announced a hands- off -if -possible policy in dealing with contract termination disputes among the 500,000 firms and 15,000,000 union members covered by Taft-Hartley Act. By EMMONS BYRNE MEMORIAL STADIUM, BERKELEY, Sept. 27. A fighting Navy football team went down to 14-7 defeat this afternoon before an audience of 80,000, which filled every nook and cranny of the big bowL 'i Favored by 2 to 1 odds, the Mid--dies just didn't have the man power fft ctanrf nn ttnrfar tln rrrichino pressure applied by a resurgent pack day of employing the Greek ques- Using Greek Issue -For Purpose, Asserts Delegate Gromyko By LARRY HAUCK LAKE SUCCESS, Sept. 27, wussian Delegate Andrei a. Gro-j cases statements from, many quarters stress the needs for Higher Costs Mean Boosted Aid Total, i- Says 1 6-Nation Report i - - WASHINGTON. Sept 27. tP of Golden Bears who, in their own'tion to "undermine"' the UN. minds at least, are Rose Bowl bound. the! H was a bruising battle all the 1 way, with the big California lines ifnr fnarh Pannv WalHnrf wa nin- In hisi first policy statement since ;ning two teams on and of the FORT WORTH, Sept 27. CSV-A story book romance of the show world's big top came to light heje toaay wnen u was learnep. imss; A terrible love tragedy has Mabel Higgling. 23-year-old grand jtaken place in this room between daughter-of a founder of the famous jtwo earthbound spirits," she said. Wngling Brothers' Circus, will marry j Thp zhoat- made no further an Richard Durant, a trainer in the show's elephant herd. The' young couple obtained a marriage lipense Monday in Shreveport At : the 1 Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus lot here today both Miss Ringling and Durant said they had not yet married and they were "not sure when it will take place." With a Louisiana license, it was assumed they would not be married until the next stand in that state, which will be in Lake Charles on October . ' Bay Men Named To Foreign Service WASHINGTON, Sept 26. W Acting Secretary of State Robert A, Lovett handed .-commissions today to 38 newly appointed members of the foreiegn service. All but two are war veterans. Each was given the initial rank of vice consul and diplomatic secretary. ! ' 'v Amongthose commissioned were: William Jf. Barnsdalet-Sa Rafael. pearance and the party left at dawn. Mrs. Thompson insisted to newsmen that her films would prove, when developed, that a 'very, very distressed young lady" answered her call from the other world. The psychic investigators, true to their profession, adopted a hush hush attitude on the grounds that no psychic phenomenon should be assuming his new job three weeks ago, Ching est a bushed machinery for handling such disputes. He set up a series of "tests based on answers td an elaborate questionnaire for determining cases in which the Mediation Service will assume jurisdiction. Chingi said the service will put major emphasis on keeping out of as -many industrial disputes as it can. He abandoned the practice of the former Conciliation Service in the Labor Department of assigning a commissioner as soon as a 30-day notice of an unsettled dispute is received. He announced a "hands off policy on disputes arising from grievances under existing contracts, except for unusual cases. FORM TO BE USED Ching Isaid he will shortly issue a form to be used by companies and unions in notifying the services of disputes' involving modilication or termination of existing agreements. 'This form will elicit information which will assist the service in de termining whether in a particular case it has statutory legal authority to intercede and whether such inter cession Mil be in accordance with the principles and policies expressed in this statement," Ching said. The co-operation of all employ ers and unions is earnestly solicited in the employment of these forms as soon as they are made available at the offices of the services, international pinions and employer associ ations. Ching said selection and screen ing .of disputes which the service will enter Us necessary because of the "great case load burden" placed on it by the Taft-Hartley Act LAW REQUIREMENT The lap requires that wherever a dispute trises over a new contract or renewal of an old one in an in dustry Effecting interstate commerce, the Mediation Service shall be notified 30 days in advance of a threatened sjtrike or lockout. Labor officials ;said this would apply to 500,000 firms and 15,000,000 members of organized labor the same groups covered by the Federal wage-hour and labor relations act. . Ching it reminded employers and unions fhat the Taft-Hartley Act "makes it a statutory duty ... to arnepate fully and promptly in conciliation and mediation meetings called by the service." He said that he would "ignore those doubts which employers and unions have expressed about some mediation regulations of . the new act Hej promised to report weaknesses and deficiencies to the joint congressional committee set up to supervise operation of the tew. GENERAL RULES He said the service ,was "not created and shall not operate for the benefit of employers or unions." He said he would follow these general rules: ' 1 Employers-md unions will be encourageLfo resolve industrial differences. -by themselves. 2 JLabor disputes, primarily local Speaking for one hour and six minutes to the United Nations Assembly's Political Committee, Gromyko charged that the United States was prepared to act in cir- : cumvention of the U.N., if its pro- Bid to Americans field all afternoon gradually wearing down the Navy forwards. The Middies held the upper hand through the first half until, with only seconds to go, Gal's quarter back, Bob Celeri, dropped back to pass, found his receivers covered and ran the ball 22 yards to a touchdown. . Paul . Keckler kicked the extra point to send the Bears into the dressing room at the half with a 7 to 0 lead. JENSEN'S 84-YARD RUN Following a scoreless third period, the Bears got possession in their own territory. On third down . y Jackie Jensen, Cars big fullback, j posals for settling the Balkan trCu-found a hole inside right tackle, i bles were rejected by the Assembly. 470 Refugees Cyprus Bound By ALVIN J. STEINKOPF LONDON, Sept. 27. (JF) The governments and peoples ' of most of Europe look forward to a winter which will bring ! hunger and privation to millions, an Associated Press survey I indicated today. i As the drought-stricken 'Continent gathers in the last of "jits harvests officially estimated to be subnormal in most jNew trs on holding down Amer-"raws stpfpmpntK frnm manv miartprs strpss the nff-rls fnrUcan pricesr developed I today in a heln from abroad. America reDort of European nations that is on almost everyone's iany bi advance win tongue. It is emphasized that! $22,400,000,000 estimate the need is likelv to increase rane ft-n aid. . when snow begins to fall. mh i(XS particularly of grain The AP s continent-wide surveyi""" id, ujuie w in uw wsj indicated that shortages are ex-1 of emergency, nurry-up help for Western European states banded to-, congressional leaders at a White gether in the Marshall Plan for iHouse conference Monday with economic recovery. ! President Truman .and i key cabinet mem uers. ; boost . their for long NEW YORK, Sept 27. GJJPi The Yugoslav Government today invited six prominent Americans, including former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, to Yugoslavia to "see for thern- selves the true situation" re-J j garding charges of Yugoslav threats against Greece. "i Ship Intercepted By British; One Slain, Nine Injured c - ii i: - - i.J , oonje OI tunc cuuiu .yu.j The conference with congreSSional small surpluses of some kinds , of j chiefs is expected to determine food, which might help their neigh- i whether Truman will call a special bors through the cold months ahead, session to provide stopgap assist- ; anrp fTvr tn nc-vt four jfthnthe Tn (ff)-;but in general they appeared to betpresident wants to iVQ. Knm 47ft .Tews were transferred to i the least able to help each other. sible. JERUSALEM. Sept. 27. transports for deportation to Cyprus! Agricultural mmistries m many Another conference Wednesday . . " , countries were saying Viat prospects IW1" b together the. President s tonight after their immigration ship, -fair" or nositivelv ! citizens committed to Spearhead a ; "Despite" had been boarded at sea 1 discouraging, and in some regions national campaign to Spearhead ''waste 1 He plunged through, recovered his footing m the Navy secondary, and sprinted 4 yards to cross the goal line standing' up, with the Middie pursuers far in the rear. and that there were indications that an excuse is being sought for "armed intervention" in Greece. The deputy. Soviet foreign min- Jim Collum split the goal posts to' ist-r nrsritri a resolution whirh . 1 it , A . A TH- t . . . 1 - ' ouike 11 it iu v. xiiai loucnoown saouia nave sunx tne wavy men gruehng pace and the heat of 9 would' lay all blame for the Greek who obviouslv were tirinz under thTKstrffe on Greek authorities, con Several of those who had been frus- demn "foreign intervention" nitrated in their hoDes of reaching September afternoon. But the-Mid-' Greece, withdrawal of foreign troops1 Palestine as immigrants had band- "rKJ'SS, ,0 go. - UNj"tS CRAFT Harrison Frasier. 185-pound end commission to supervise economic, "AK1Lnt wauisu uati from WaihiTurton nr hrnv.' i The immigrant ship was a war- less by British sailors in a fight in which ; there were predictions that millions Iooa- A rood commute .of cabinet one refuses was slain bv cunfirewill be fed as poorly next winter , members has said this.the only one refugee was slain by gunnre unsettled P" offering any imiiate hope w. i years of the war. The transfer to the transports .iRAXIONS REDUCED carried out under the glare of; . ...... , , i In miH.santamrur oriK searenngnts at nana s qocks, was ...v. made quietly, although one man 5"" aoinuig ana vc west MAI in It-A ntinnc Manv -areflil ,1 lour observers said such cuts were I ??an or recoveHr jiwas de- merely a beginning of what is in; store for Europe. I of helping to feed EutiSfe without ' pumping up prices at iSMJte. SOME DEVELOPMF.NVfi.1 f sun; . ri Developments that rrtiyf Influence tntj-fa ninr v aiTnniion nnp man ... ft . u . . v . . & toTeap ovd ihe ' yielding produce, several countries ec Jof 1 water and -s stopped by a marine.! -re annccm Europe's tMm through to block Jensen's punt, and: Hrrs us RESOLUTION jrnn xtyan.oi uooanue, xviinn., recovered theball on California's 2-yard line- On second down, Reaves Bay itime landing craft originally named, scnoea as ; aepenmng tnifc . Dart on j whether American pris4 are held 4 tltiv -ii k I w k. 'State Department relelieM tonight !?e!K1iT.uWi1! Cld be" 50.000 word report Soft the818 1 u.f in iiir uiri KiMii iflr. . . a - nai nnc urnifn rtraft He declared that the U.S. posed resolution blaming Yugo Tn manv r.art-5 of Oermanv thfre "T ""V - -Farirta" hut rnamert "Desnite" bv;..: , ' i!"'" mceung. ireviousiyi a sum- i 1K AU .- I J V W - V. y fiu tine jews. such wood as householders are able One of the refugees said the shipjt0 gather from jorests and singer, Navy's iron man quarterback; siavia. Bulgaria and Albania for'had been at sea 12 days when inter- jheap& Yuqosl assigned !to Stocklsolm: and E. Bruce Te;rguson,San Marino, to Recife, Brazil. some sort of proof. They hinted there would be a further investiga tion. SCARED? HUMPH! , Miss Dickinson, who has slept alone in the housf since she - was bombed out of er London ; home four years ago, exploded when tasked asked'her; opinion. ' Frightened? The only time have.been frightened is tonight, with so many people in the house. I 'shall not sleep at all. The newsmen were neutral. They had become tired and hungry during the night and wandered out to a fried fish wagon for fish and chips. It was during this period ' that Mrs. Thompson said the ghosts made their appearance. S u ntJay T.r ibune Index Continued Pare 20-A, CI. 3 avs Free 3 American Captives TRIESTE, :Sept 27. (JPi The in telligence section of the American 88th Division said three United States soldiers who had been cap tives of the Yugoslavs reached the Free Territory at 9:20 p.m. local time C2:20 p.m., Eastern Standard Time) tonight The three were First Lieut. William Van Atten of East Orange, N.J., Pfc. Earl G. Hendrick Jr.. of Arlington, Va., and Pfc. Glen A. Meyer of Edgeley, N.D, The men had been held by Yugoslav troops since last Monday. rntH hv four rfstrnvr and cor- the Balkan trouble and accusing vettes H"c declared the passengers them of threatening Greek- integ- resisted the naval boarding party rity was not founded on fact and i for about an hour until the boarders opened lire A government announcement said i two Jews suffered gunshot wounds mary had been given ou?i 2 Prices ; of. all grainsrose substantially today on thejbfg Chicago - . . ' w - xUW WliS 9CVUIIU in aweaen governmental agencies weekly decline in a ro ta the As-were able to make a precise calcu- sociated Press weight 'wholesale lauon living rooms may oe neatea j priCe Index of five anmodities to 60 degrees Fahrenheit if the win ter is mild, 50 degree? if it is severe. In Czechoslovakia, a householder will be permitted to heat two rooms, and other countries were prescrib- Privations due to cold and hunger are linked with growing concern was contrary to common sense. The 55-nation committee was solemn and intent while Gromyko and one British sailor a broken declared that the, US. proposal would complicate relations between governments and might cause the collapse of the U.N. Gromyko proposed that the U.N. the ratal shot. m -m -1 It A. - at - W A W.r 4- -M W kT.rVkA Assemoiy recommena xnat wmcjouibnuu rntu; (increase in diseases associated with halt fhe incidents on ner premiers j it was the first refugee ship to ; malnutrition and bad housing. witn xugosiavia. vidiu nu cu.-try to crack the British coastal , TYPHUS PRORIFM-garia and that all foreign forces beiblockade since the interception in I T T I withdrawn from Greece. juy 0f 4500 jews aboard the Ex-! SAME RESOLUTION odus 1947 . ; j i ing similar restrictions, ernment spokesman said a British , . , . sailor, "surrounded by a party of j Jews brandishing crowbars," fired i The resolution was the same, with a few minor changes in wording. .Typhus, health authorities said. is sure to be a Middle European next winter. Infantile pointed toward lower -rejtail prices later for .some major fc.n4 other items. ..' j "-'v. si'J 3 Senator Flander'i.'R., Vt.), chairman of a SenatfiHouse subcommittee investigatini;lggh prices in the East, fold a rejorter some white collar and low-sajed wock- 1 ...ki. the Swedish consulate tonightThe ?SJ that Gromyko offered and: having but a minor effect on Fourth Air Force Chief to Be Moved HAMILTON FIELD. Sept 27. m.K Maj. Gen. Willis H. Hale, commander of the Fourth Air Force, announced today he will be transferred "in the near future' to the Caribbean area. Fourth Air Force headquarters in the U.N. Security Council last July 8. The council rejected, that resolution when only Poland supported Russia's idea of solving the Balkan problem. The United States previously .eWul K imnnrtont rwditiral mm. mittee to adopt a resolution brand-; Poibly one ing Greece's northern neighbors as the instigators of the border strife Dr. Oscar Lange, PoUsh delegate i government and former University of Chicago economics professor, said the Mar- United Nations special committee on Palestine is headed by Justice Emil Sandstroem of Sweden. over the continent s health, and tecs in New xorx andisdane other country after country reported an j maropolitajn areas, aj&'eribusly undernourished because ilheir food pricesr have gone so hi.f GREECE ANTS MOf)E 4 Greecej reportedly tJ ask the United States to provmeiitt extra $100,000,000! to expandlrr J forces for fighting guerrillas. Tiais would oe m addition to 5300.00130 alreafly authorized for civiliarA,ief and is being brought under control. But that could not be said of tubercu losis, which in Austria is being ; military purposes, and sbe $50,000- ;.tL 4 k1.w fl. r f its Prevalence in the nation's 5-Senators Russell Ga. and whirJn.? cCleUan (D., Ark.) reposed in Srakah for Z inSrSr Most of the nations are con-1 interviews that congresonal lead-i!!1? 5Lffh f?5 Skev1tf"0.r-cerned about food. Several which iers make a "gentleman's gemenf ?wk v.V ..hI i tZZrl have been comparatively weU off j to permit jyse of idle fuWof gov-woicn naa sauea irom . p, h ... n.1l!nj .rfmm-iit ioknriae tn n5 Meanwhile the Palestine govern-;hv svimivr harv. Kut hv ,n .m.! would cet Ground a sn.if ion ment assured the wives of British officers and others i evacuated' in February for security reasons that they would be able to in the Pacific, and later was named commanding general of all Army air forces in the Pacific Ocean area. inadequate and harmful to U.N. au thority and effectiveness. here had not yet been informed who j shan pr0gram offered at Paris was returo to Palestine soon. wuuiu suttrcu mm. During the war General Hale POmmanrfprf th Svnth Air Vn-rfO MAGAZINE SECTION -' Geraldine Modest Maidens ' Carnival . . Crossword Puzzl .' 'Pattern" : -4 Strange As 1 Seem . AUNT ELSIE SECTION Amt Elsie asdXnnland ilAJN NEWS SECTION ' Cdmplet .Newi Report World News Trent Traterral News ' t Local News Front Church News Front Motor World s . Suburban News ' ' Sports Rews Gallup Poll CIASSTFIED SECTION Cassified Advertiiirf - Vital Statistics v Hocse snd Carva pubUcly mentioned until there way interstate commerce, should be con ciliated and mediated, if need be. by agencies of state or local govern ment. 5 The test of whether the Federal service intercedes shall be "whether such a significant interruption of commerce is threatened by the dis pute as clearly to require Federal1 intercession to protect the interest of the Federal government" . 4 The service will refrain from interceding in grievance disputes arising over the application or interpretation of an existing collective bargaining agreement, except for unusual, cases. " 5 The service will suggest that the parties agree to submit the employer's last offer of settlemen to a secret ballot of the employees when other means of settlement has failed. Ching added that the service does not have the funds to conduct or supervise such balloting at this "time. APPOINTEES LISTED Ching announced the following appointments: . Howard T. Corvin, associate direc tor; Martin J. O'Conhell, director of field operations; John T. Daly, director of arbitration division: Henry G. Baker Jr., director of tech nical services; William N. Margolis, assistant, director; Peter Seitz, general counsel; James W. Greenwood Jr director of adninistrative man agement ; - The jobs filled by Margolis, Seitz and Greenwood are new, made necessary by establishment of the service as an independent agency. Buenos Aires Harbor ! Paralyzed by Strike BUENOS ACRES, Argentina, Sept 27 (U.R) All operations in the huge port of Buenos Aires were paralyzed today by a strike of between 5000 and 6000 longshoremen. A total of 118 ships, incluSing many of United States.registry, were tied up in the port, already badly congested by the post-war influx of shipping here. Strikers demands included un specified wage increases, paid vaca tions, a hiring hall for. stevedores and maintenance of labor benefits already attained. COMIC SECTION 12 Pages in Color Let's Explore Your Mind ' SOCIETY S2SCTION . Society and Clubs Why Grow OldT " Parents' Corner P-TA News 1 ' Girl Scouts - KNAVE SECTION" The Knave ' I " Scouts and Scouting Play and Recreation YMCANeAvs I :- Know. Your Schools Books and Authors Art and Artists Music and Musicians " - Screen and Stag News, Soanes v Radio Schedules " Stamp Collecting ; Calendar 7"- ; ';,Mark Sullivan: - Walter Lippman Philippine-Spain Treaty . MANILA, Sept 27.r-UJ9 Presi dent Manual Roxas and the Span- from isn: minisrer, leoaomiro Aguuar y Salas signed a Philippines-Span ish treaty of friendship in Mala- canan Palace today. Rather, Lange said, members of the U.N. should make use of the peace agency's machinery. As a step in this direction, he asked for periodic surveys of world economic conditions by the U.N. with subsequent recommendations on how to remedy them. Lange told reporters that the purpose of his resolution was in effect to transfer the Marshall program to the U.N. Economic Commission, for Europe. Under this step the Eastern European countries, which refused to participate, could join in the rehabilitation proposals. nomic crisis as well are reducing the rations allowed to their populations. In virtually every country the level of nutrition is sinking. A few countries of Eastern Europe reported they are actually a little better off than they were ago. of Congress., Yacht Trial Resumes Monday, End Near SANTA ANA Sept. 27. Jf) After 19 weeks devoted to jury selection and testimony, the end was in sight today for the trial in which Buelah Louise OverelL 18r and her erstwhile boy friend, George (Bud) Gollum, are charged with the murder of her wealthy parents. Starting Monday, a galaxy of legal talent representing the prosecution and defense will start its arguments. This i, expected to occupy four full ofN a faSy llrj Then, after Superior Judge Ken neth Morrison gives his instructions, 6 Flanders also told: Reporters grain exchanges should e .allowed to try their own method checking speculation. He said gfain leaders had offered to raise Jown pay- a year rnents required on sales of grain ior iuture delivery "irorQ tnis point While Lange was speaking in the the jury of six men and six women Assembly's Economic Committee, will retire; to deliberate on whether Secretary of State Marshall was in j the pair are guilty or innocent of conference with Constantin Tsal-; slaying Financier and Mrs. Walter daris. Deputy Prime Minister of ;E. Overell on their luxury cruiser,; Greece. t"Mary E." Slayer Faces Another Trial In Strange Cas One of the strangest murder cases! in California legal history that of a ! Manteca school teacher who was 1 shot down in her classroom 15 years ' ago was reopened yesterday by San Joaquin County authorities. i And' in Oakland relatives of the victim, Mrsl Olive Taylor expressed gratitude there would be one more chance "to see that justice is done." The alleged slayer, Tom Covunas, now 59, fled from trial m the United States to; Greece. In that country. 7000 miles away he was convicted of the California teacher's murder and imprisoned for five years. Recently Coumas, a former Manteca farmer, made his way back to the United States. Yesterday Manteca Police Chief Tom Brockman received a tip be was back in town and his arrest followed. i The gloomiest reports came from on rat of 50 per cent on any Germany. I increase." -j "It will require an heroic effort." I GOVERNMENT BUYING ' said an American official, no avoid' 7-Chairman Hope (B Kan.) of a worse winter m Germany than the House Agricultui e totnmittee frL v f yea3' v. m , said Congress would investigate The help-each-other formula of 5 government ibuying of gr&t.V lor ex-the Marshall plan is being applied port as suggested by leading grain to the spreading of Europe's food exchanges, if the Jattcrl sflU sub-supply, as widely and thinly as mit to us information jurying it. possible. (Government purchases 4f 33our fof TRADING OF SUPPLIES export were credited pajftiilfor the Coastal lands may have a surplus increase in grain prices sq5Chica go e one lwa W Impoverished Greece is thinking Like the cabinet fOiydommit- about exporting some olive oil, rais-!ie' a presiaenuai commute stuay-ins and citrus fruits, not because !in8 American resources fotiielping they couldn't be used at home but!Euroe Mid "voluntary gstjgration-to get the vital cash to buy more!mS n the part of consigners" is grain and fats. Tthe most effective wepifl' that France will be able to sell some can De 10 curD SP-? gram nttnu nnA linnnra Tt-,W Ai.kln and IOO& DTI CCS. 1 J . 1 . . 1 1 ill',', 1. i cpuia iraae some rice ior wneat, ana ; Portugal may have some fruits and! rn A MPC CCCIC Sl fisheries products which could be " KAIiLl JLLiVjKH 9 U O V ilVliJl-, "g jL Bailey, of 5910 Dover Street a machinist and brother of Mrs. Taylor, declared he was prepared to do everything I can to see that he (Coumas) is convicted. Mrs. Taylor also is survived by another brother, Charles Bailey, of 1156 Amador . Street Berkeley; Mrs. Sam Cohn of 3026 College Ave nue. Berkeley, and her husband, T a. iayior, 01 a toe, ton. NEW TRIAL HELD LEGAL - District Attorney Chester Watson, ofTSan Joaquin County,; is poring through his law books o support his contention a new trial is legaL ' After the shooting Coumas 'es- - Denmark will have some bacon f . riritl T&il and eggs to spare but a much AA KA N NFaI , srnaller ouantHv than last war rm- T" fcTIIS U UrXU nnnnac in n inirviowpro vocivr. ... , day he could not be held on thetss fodder for wiimals is supplied! mrrlr rharco a Pain hwsuw of the"1"" "' M" LONDON. Sept 27 Vfr-French T5.. : 1 : . : . ? 1 eoi ICUwMlTilf ? i II s V e An.,itm 4rar 5f,. h. uptJJ wm grain i; . , . j Zril r. wi.n hwr tH i Poland. Czechoslovakia, and other j r "c. "miea otfLC5 "fa D'iri nSSS. th Uastern lands and is offering some,! France mreifar e Ger" newsmen provisions of the codet . i, . r., ; many with their 'combined zpnes to Denmark and Norway,. -., . , after the November meetyig. of the z " e are clear and that "Greece had no jurisdiction to try the man for an offense committed here. He has never been in jeopardy under U. S. w." Newspaper files show that a janitor in the school, W. J. DuVal, was shot twice in an attempt ' to protect the teacher. DuVal recovered and later died of natural causes. Coumas said "the Jolted States i reached out its long arm for me and caped pursuit and made his way;it found me in Corinth where I was back to his native Greece, where jiivin.-Thr T wa mmih' T he was discovered two years later, American authorities asked the accounts- of the Soviet Union's har vests. Reports from the. chief grain growing .. areas of Russia say the yield is the best in years. IThis has raised Russian hopes "that the end of bread rationing may be near. Some of the eastern European countries hope-to benefit from Russia's plenty, but the hungry lands of the west cannot be sure of help from that source, v Sommary f Needs, Page 3 can see no iustice' in nunishin? me The slaying occurred en April 20, Greek government for his extradi-i Couma admittrf h had much er r 19 vhm rmimii i n-m.m vmhicttA kwinu itk.i.i w; iJCliTlOH rilfSIl 6I stalked into a small schoolhouse did not at the time recognize natu- but would not disclose how. and, holding a pistol two inches ; ralization of nives of Greece. j He said he lived in Europe during Mrs. Taylor, fired twice. Coumas had' three children in the school arid 'one of them, a boy. had vbeen reprimanded by Mrs. Taylor. However, Greece tried him for: the war,, worked for British in-murder on the basis of transcripts terests and landed in the United mailed to Athens from Stockton. He j States twoSmonths ago on a regular was convicted and served five years! passport. He returned to Manteca in a Greek prison I four days ago. FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept 27. W Tf U SU military government sources said today attempts were beingmade to dissuade the Army from testing -air raid sirens in American zone cities, because of German jitters. thoritative dinlomatie satirres siA today. ! . . ' The .Foreign Ministers5 are expected to meet in London November 25 for what British leaders i believe will be theirj "last chance, ta write jointly agreed German arid Austrian peace treaties. ?i These sources, represetf-g two of the governments concerrjd pr dieted one of the first major sequels to this move will be the ;United States and Britain' will: hack' a French, request said to Ibej amrni-nent, for the political and sbnomie incorporation; of the Ger)g-,n Saar ' into France. ; i A' French spokesman sai London the question' of . theWmomie integration of the' Saaf infr prance is "likely" ,to come up bvtfre tha four-power j Council , -of fereijn Ministers. 1 In Oakland yesterday, Terry E. , . - - ' ' -' I

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