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ONTARIO GAZETTE Founded 1797 ONTARIO BEPOSECOBY Founded 1802 OANANDA1GUA MESSENGER Founded 180S REPOSITOBY MESSENGER Consolidated 1862 THE DAILY MESSENGER Founded 1907 Established in 1797. Vol. 151. No. 4. The Weather Light snow this afternoon and early tonight, colder latter part 'of tonighrr Wednesday mostly' cloudy. CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., TUESDAY, JANUARY 6,1948 Oppos Single Qopy, Five Cents Loom As Congress Meets ition Of CIO To Wallace Benefit Truman And Dewey Resolution Asks Unions to Leave fl.Y. Labor Party Observers Believe Governor May Be Needed to 'Carry State for 'GOP !ldree_311 Have Same Birth Day ALBANY, (.T)--The New Yoik slate CIO.s condemnation of the presidential candidacy of Henry A. Wallace vvas viewed in political Circles here today as a "break" foi both Governor Dewey and President Truman. Through its executive boatd, t h e state CIO adopted a resolution last night terming "irresponsible" the action of Wallace and his supporters in launching a t h u d party movement. The Mars-hall plan uas endorsed m another resolution Tlie CIO boaicl urged CIO unions affiliated with the American Labor party to withdraw then support from the party if it "persists" in backing Wallace. When Wallace announced his candidacy, at the bead of a third party, it v. as widely predicted he would damage Dewey's chances of winning the Republican picsiden-; tial nomination. The icasonmg went thus: ALP Support Wallace would have ALP support, with its noimal complement of approximately a half-millio-; votes, all in pivotal New Yoik state. This would be enough to defeat Truman here no matter w bom th« Roniibbrvins- nominated Therefore, the GOP would not leel it had to choose Dewey in order to stand the best chance of swinging lhc state ifttb "the Republican column But the action of the CIO executive board, in the opinion of political analysts here, w i l l cut deeply into the American Labor party strength and leave the party far less effective as a balance of power. This in turn was regaided as making Republican victory in New York state next fall less certain and therefore re-enhancing De\\- ey's chances of gaining the GOP presidential nomination. Less Defection To the Democrats it was e\ i- dence of considerably less New York defection from Truman to Wallace than was feared when tne former Democratic vice-president announced he was, leading a third party into the race. CIO unions are the coie of t h e American Labor party's stienglli. And today in New York City, one of the bulwarks of the Alp--the Amalgamated clothing Workers at America--vvas meeting to consider withdrawing from the p a t t y Moreover, it is k n o w n d e f i n i t e l y that tomorrow In New York city ALP stale chairman Hyman Blumberg and other "right-wing" officers will resign from the parly in protest against the Wallace candidacy. Governor Dewey commented publicly on the Wallace candidacy for the first time last evening He Find at a new* conference, when asked about it: "I. guess everybody has opinions on That subject that aie fairly obvious. Mine are my own--and they're not high." Battle in CIO While Dewey was speaking the CIO executive board was battling over the Wallace and Marshall plans resolutions in a hotel near the capitl. A spokesman for Lo'uis Hollander, president of the state CIO, announced that the anti-Wallace and pro-Marshall plan resolutions, | plus a formal statement by Hoi- j lander assailing Wallace, were np-1 proved by- a margin of 2 to 1. ' An unofficial source said, how- ] ever, that the adge was 3 to 2 en j all three questions. Representatives of so-called "left-wing" unions on the 35-mem- Reed Named Commissioner Of CiiyJolice iMuar E l e c t e d Council Head;'Donovan Xamed 'Vvii) .vuOiTifcJ, jnOimfc.«5, [ Assessor Icy Oddity at Niagara Each nf the children of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Sauer of St. Cloud, Minn., was horn on Dec. 30, all within a two-jejr period hut at intervals of one jcar. James, shown with his mother in St. Cloud hospital, arrived Dec. 30, 1917; Juiucc, held bj Xurse Jane Bucttner, was born Dec. 30. j y i G ; and John, in his father's arms, was bom Dec. 30, 1943. (AP Wirephoto) The post of citj police commis- bionei \ a u m t since last Spat 3, v.as filled by the common council at its f u s t session of the new jear, an 01 gam/at lonal meeting late yes- i ula.^ a f t u n o o n at c i t j hall, w h e n it namofl Tied E. Reed, local m- suia'iC" a^ent and foi mer National Bank i'Tiplojcr\ to tlie p^ition. Hi' is i h e son of 3 ird K. Reed, loi niany \ e a i s the slf-noyiap'.iei foi Supreme C o u r t , hcxc Otiu'i appointments made by the council included the naming of Al- deiman William W Muar as president of the council, and of John IIolpics as an assesbor, a post re- cc-nth \acated through a resig- natic i u a \ o i Geoige McG. Hayes announced his appointment 01 James P. Donovan as citv at- lo"if-v. and of Edward B Andioss to succeed himself for another l v o - \ f , u teim as c i t y c l o i k 'I!ic new police commissioner's appointment came as somewhat ol a suipuse to the close followers of local political now-, the new oom- missioner s name not h a v i n g been among the sev eral mentioned in the \auous predictions. Tr uman L/rop§ nre in Truman To Deliver His Annual Message At 1:30 Wednesday ~ ~ ( ,, j Session Opens with Little Fanfare but Off the 'Floor Talk Emphasizes Battles to 'Come During Election Year; Truman .to Ask Higher Taxes on 'Corporations WASHINGTON, JP-- Congress and House. But off the floor the convened at noon today in a lull- talk was of battles ahead in an before-the-storm atmosphere. election year over weighty domes- There was no fanfaie and only tic and foreign issues, lou'uiu fi/i nialiin.s .I. 11.e Srnate ~ Sightseers at Niagara Fails, Ont., are finding' a winter wonderland as liozen spray from the cataraei, srives familiar object* eroU'sqtm appearances, such as this hn^p-post at the edge of the Horseshoe Falls. (AF Wircphoto) WASHINGTON, (,PI--The administration took some--but not all--or the opposition heat off die Marshall plan today by -junking the $17.000,000,000 (billion) cost estimate for long range economic aid to Euiope. Suggested bv Chairman Vandenberg (R-Mich) of the senate foreign relations committee, the action was geneially hailed m Congress as removing one major stumbling block toward approval of a f o u i - v e a i i p c o v c i y piogram However. Senator M i l l i k m of Cdloiado, v, ho heads t h e o n l p i - cncc of all Republican sciiatois, made it plain tliat many m his p n i l y want still olhei changes made Eventual Approval Speaking on a lacho p i o g i a m sponsoied by t h e Republican national committee last night, Milli- km predicted eventual a p p i o v a l of ? "sane" foieign assistance pro| jccl. But he told hi-, listeners: i "A decent icgnid foi w h a t is in I t h e heaits of the Ametican people i regimes t h a t t h e aid shall not im- I penl oui o\.n cconomv and shall I be of a n a i i u c that u i l l help our Jnencis aoioaci jieip meniseix es. "Decent i c g a i d foi these -luties of high t i u ^ t w i l l i c q u n e The position was vacated through the resignation of William L. Gateo, formei Ontario County T'lAt company a f f'ce', v ho had iield the city position for 17 yeais c.at^.s, at hbeity under bail, is now r i u p i t i n g tnal in Montoe count v on a grand ]uiy indictment charging felony lau \iofadons m connection w i t h ins handling of the overall sum w i l l make it nosbible funds of the Hopewell Pioneer to write the aid legislation in an Cemeteiv a.ssc/ciation, of which he "honest vvav " It w i l l leave t a*! u a b treasurer It w i l l leave lo a fuluie Congress to decide, he Paid, whether the progiam should be continued aiter the first jear and what the total cost is to be. 13 fire Rescued By Coast Guard KODIAK, Alaska ? -That_·.· n persons, i n c l u d i n g a mother and her six c b i l d i e n , sped t o w . u d Ko- cliak aboaid a coast g u a r d c u t l e t and n a v y t u g today foi hnspitah- ^ation a f t c i being ipscuccl fiom an tce-sheaUicd point of t h e Alaska peninsula w h e i c ihcv had been stranded foi up to f i v e days Ten of tne fiost-bitten suruvois w e i c aboaid t h e wiec'.ed cannc r y fender Spencer which smashed into t h e r o c k s opposite KodiaK island New Year's eve and bicAc up in t h e Hounding shells. All aie t e p o i l e d suffeung f i o m frost bite and cxposinc but aie not oenLV ui lo u_ n, s._i,uus lu.i- C i l t l O l l ,. , . , , _ - i The othfji t l n e e w e n - \ o l u n t c e i other things, that the Congress lescuers iom the n a v tug Mala^'Jl c ° m ? up wMth a plan stripped | co who snuggled to \hoic a f t e r their small boat DOM t u r n e d Satu r d a y night m a daring attempt to reach the stianded partv The Mataco and the c u t t e i Clover a i e expected to ipaeh liete a-ound ber board voted against the leso- lutions and statement and urged the CIO to back Wallace. Might Withdraw The anti-Wallace resolution called the former democratic vice- president's candidacy "a direct clean of h\sleiia, waste, extravagance, over-swollen aims and scatteiation " Vital Objectives "MiHikin said it should be "-\ plan shaipl.v focused on Ihe accomplishment of v i t a l objectives, a p i a n limited in t i m e so -is n assure peifoimance of w h a t e v e r oui p'o- mise may be, a plan t h a t v. ill i avoid raising fali-e and c \ t r a \ a ! qant hopes, a plan ,^o :onstiacecl ' t h a f the peiformancc can be ! watched and our aid can be ah.in- | doned if the intended purposes nre I not accomplished " In announcing the admini.stia- lion's decision to diop the icqucst noon (5 p. m. EST) iodav Reed's apopintment to the un finished term which ends Dec. 31, 1949, vvas recommended to the council bv the board of health and public safetv His nomination was made bv Alderman George W Urstadt, and seconded by Alderman Clifford N. Strait. Alderman Urstadt was also nominated for the position of police commissioner The nomination bv \ l c l c i m a n Louis Vccchi, was opposed m discussion bv Mayot Geutgc M i C Hayes and several ol t h e council menibcts, who- pointed out that the aldeinidn had been chosen by the voteis for his position on tlie council and t h a t the people expected that the council w o u l d chose f i o m among o t h e r t h a n its own membeis in filling public offices. When Alderman Vccchi's nomination failed io receive a seconding motion, the nom- i n a t i o n of Rperl was alone acted upon It icccivcd t h e unanimous a p p i o v a l of Ihe council membei- '-lup Muar Electrd H n w o v e i an Criihei n o m i n a t i o n by Alcleinmn \ e i c h i piocuicfd an unexpected development in t h e naming of Alderman William \\ Muai tc- the post of president of the common council, succeeding Alderman Ijrstadt, who had held the post for the past 10 of the 18 years he has sc'^ed as an alderman. Pnor to the nomination of .Mi Muar. Alderman Uistadt had Continued on Page 3 ISCUSS · ill ALBANY, (.?-- GCA ernor Dewey, in Ins annual message to lae leg- i s l a t u i e tomouov, , u i l l piopo^e United Nations scuss India LAKE SUCCESS, /P -- The strife and bloodshed touched off by the paitrtion of India officially comes to the attention of the United Nations toclav v. hen the Security council takes up India's complaint against Pakistan, her sister dominion, over figntmg in Kashmir. Tne issue of Kashmir, a princely state about t h e si/e of Kansas m noi tht'i nmosl I n d i a covers onlv the ciuient focal point of f i g h t i n g but some Dhscivcis believed that other problems of splmteied India might he aired b e f o i e the U. N Bnlisj] I n d i a was caned up along Moslem-Hindu lines last Aug l~j, w i t h most of ( H P .Moslems in Pakij-lan and t"e Hindus in India M u c h of the s t i i f e has cent- eied on \' mth of t h e two count ncs some ot (he oimteK stales v . i t h phi p o p u l a t i o n s -hotild |din Tinec-lwii Hit. of Kaslmiu's l.OiH), 000 ate Moslems, bill I h e i r i n l e t , Mahaiaia Sn Han Singh, is 'i Hindu, and a tug-ol-wai has beun rhaiges t n . i t Pakistan is suppoit- mg an mvas.on of Kashmii Ind'cations w e r e t h a t the f u s t council meet.nt; nre on the subject would be oiief and t h a t full debate would be delayed pending tne a i m a' of expeiis froii the contending p a i t i e s and from Britain The U ? aNo w i l l h i \ e expcvt n'.J'on. v, avs of T'mbating i n f l a t i o n . A source close to the governor disclosed the message would "deal overall with the general problems of inflation and their effect on state and local gov ernments and the lives of the people." He said the governor would define "steps the stale can take to avoid adding fuel to the fires of inflation.' Dewey will read his 7,000-word message personally to the legislature when it convenes for its 171st session tomorrcu noon. National Attention His remarks on inflation are expected to attract national attention because of his position as an undeclared candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. Tiie governor will outline in gen- eial 1 pirns his legislative- program lor 1918. He will save foi special messages detailed recc-mmenda lions on major proposals. Among these w i l l be the contemplated state univeisily and the outlawing of racial and teligious discrimination in admissions to pnvate colleges and universities Dewey went over his message \yath Republican legislative loaders ;it a seven-hour conference yesterday Among those it the meeting was Edwin F. Jacckle, Erie county GOP c h a n m a n and former .state c h a i r m a n of the parlv New York City Storm Cleanup Nearly Finished NEW YORK, ' 7Tv--Eat Iy ' ic- moval of the embargo on nonessential freight requiring lighter- age m New York harbor was looked for todaj by city officials as the weather continued moderate and tne storm cleanup neared completion G. C. Randall, port tiaffic man- agei for Ihe Association of American Railroads, said the embargo may be 1'fteci City officials hoped it would be by Thursday or Friday. Meanwhile, fuel oil .supplies in the city improved, and investigation Commissioner John M Murtagh piessed his inquiry into te- ports of black marketing and price gouging in fuel oil and kerosene during the storm emergency. Murtagh said yesterday that 40 per cent of the retail fuel dealers who had bpfn unable to obtain supplies when the inquiry began a few days ago are now making deliveries. The freight embaigo exempted foodstuffs, diugs and medicines, and army and navy supplies Randall said north Jersey freight terminals yesterday held 500 fewer cais for unloading than they did the da befoie. The New. York department of .sanitation kept moie than 12,000 men and 2,500 pieces of equipment on the job of removing snow and ice from city streets in the congested areas and from the outlying residential districts. A department spokesman said "the pi mcipal business sections now are pretti clean." left the political lineup in Hoti.se at 245 Republicans, Enjoy Food from Friendship Train for a u t h o r i t y io spend up to ?17 000,000,000 (billion) toward the ie- coveiy of 16 western European nations outside t h e Communist orbit, Vandenberg said there is no change in the S8,SOO,000,000 (bil- " The resolution said further that tlie American Labor party v, a.s "bring sought as the vehicle for the Wallace candidacy x x x through the activities og (Rep.) Vito Mar- cantcnio and others who have consistently adhered to and followed tne communist party program and ' policy." Hollander in his statement said the Wallace candidacy "will be an anti-labor tickef" which will "increase the chances of a Republican victory" and "give encouragement to the extreme right wing forces of the Republican party to put up a most reactionary candidate x x." figure may of a lot of trouble" n Congi ess But he said t h e ret»eat trom the Three-Phase Plan Set Up by Arabs JERUSALEM, (/Pi-- The supreme command of the Arab allied ioices (SCAAF) has a three-phase operations plan to prevent the partition of Palestine and right now is about halfway through pha.se one, it vvas learned tod.ny from reliable sources, dhildrpii at HIP clopnrtmontal school at Vifry, a suburb of Paris, eat a warm lunch prepared from food which \\ns pnrt of the rnrjro rwivrd from thr- FriomUhip Trains. This w:»s tho first distribution of food to French children. His presence lent substance to i c p o i t s that since he and Dewey cstablibiied a rapproachment a f t e r a long l u p t u i e Jaeckle has been playing a ma.ior role in the admin- ibUation's political strategy. Jaeckle, .T. Russel Sprague, national commitleeman f i o m N'cw Yoik, and Heibert Browncll, for- mei national GOP chairman, a i r understood to be Dewey's basic bcaid of strategv m the governor's, campaign fo; the picsidcntial nomination. Drwey w i l l cut ei t a i n Republican members of the legislature and his staff at a buffet suppei al the executive mansion tonight Meanwhile, the Democrats of the assembly will meet to decide w bother to designate an acting minontv leader to icplace I i w i n Stemgut of Biooklyn. Steingut is ill at home and mav not be able lo come tc- Albany at any time during t h e session It vvas ipported his leadership duties would be shaicd bv TCugene F. Bannigan of Biooklvn and William E. Clancy of Queen"? After hearing the governor's message, the legislature will adjourn until Monday night. Cable Companies Seek Injunction figainst Strite NEW YORK, UP--Three struck cable companies sought court action todav enjoining the CIO American Communications association from refusing to handle foreign messages sent to or from in- tenor domestic offices on land lines. The compjinifo, involved .since Friday m a .strike of overseas comiiuniicafions workers, yesterday appealed to the National l^ahot Relations- Board to seek a icueiai turn I mjuuctiun a^ahis'i. the union because it allegedly had icfused to handle "struck copy" on domestic land lines. University Action Expected Jan. 12 ALBANY, (,-?--The commission studying the need foi a state university will act formally on a final report at o meeting here Jon.12, Chairman Owen D. Young says.* Authontative sources predicted the 30-member commission would "overwhelmingly support" a. Dewey administration plan to convert Syracuse university into a stale educational center. FBI Presses Probe Oi Arms Shipment NEW YORK, (/Pi-- The Federal Bureau of Investigation pressed an i n q u n v loctay into circumstances sui rounding an unsuccessful attempt to ship an estimated 63,000 pounds of TNT from Jersey City, N. .!., pier to Palestine in violation . | takes no business until it receives I the president's annual state-of-the- j union message. Mr. Truman will ! deliver that in person at 1:30 p-.m. I (EST; tomorrow. It is expected to diavv clearly the lines between the White House and the Republican-controlled national Legislature on many matters. Mr. -% Truman may give his views-say what he wants--on tax. reduction, foreign aid, military training, powers to use against high prices. , ,", Bit JJy Bit . . Congress' answer will come bit by bit in the debates and the votes of the months ahead while the November elections draw closer. Since Congress adjourned Dec. 19, Rep. Patrick Drevvry, Virginia Democrat, has died. Drewry's death and the resignation of Earle Clements. Democrat elected gov ernor W Kentucky, the 186 Democrats, one American-Labor- 'te and three vacancies. The otheT vacancy was caused by the resignation of Rep Evan Howell, Illinois Republican. The Senate' started off with-no vacancies and a. lineup of 51 Re- puu.ut-ciua aim -±u i^crinoui-aui. Message Almost Ready - White House aiaes reported. -President Truman "has his message "almost completed." He called an unusual session of his cabinet for this afternoon to go over the message with the members. The gulf which divides the President and ihe Republican-controlled Legiblativ e branch was pointed up perfectly by a new report'that Mr. Truman might propose higher taxes on corporation profits ',:in margin for low income tax relief without cutting total government revenues. ' *This was only one of the plain indications that the session will develop mto a. running controversy between the White House and the law-making majority from the-fall of the opening gavel at non (EST) right up to adjournment in June foi the national political conventions. Even as Mr. Truman was putting the finishing touches to what lieutenants described as a "slugging message" to- be delivered in person tomorrow, Republican staked out the lines for-a fight of th^ir own to cut taxes and slash government spending. "* Few Dull Moments There were these session-eve developments to indicate that dull moments will be few and far between: 1. Chairman Taber (R. NY) of the Hou^e Appropriations committee tauea liie president; order to leave a. bracket personal budget of 540,000,000,000 (billions) "too damn high" and promised-to whittle rt down. 2. Chairman Knutson (R-Minn) of the House Ways andMeans committee reiterated his determination, with leadership backing, 'to jam through a §5.600,000,000 tax- reduction bill which w i l l provide at least a percentage reduction for everybody. 3. The administration abandoned its attempt to have Congress specify a possible §17,000,000,000 outlay for European recovery over the next four years but ran into new of export regulations banning Re P u blican demands for further shipment of arms or munitions to a! ^rations m the hotly debated the Middle East. The explosives, packed in c'ises labeled industrial machinery, were impounded by authorities 'Salui- day as they were being loaded a b o a r d t h e Palestine-bound freighter Executor. Their contents were revealed when one of (he crates broke open during the loading operation. WM to Sell 10 Explosive Firms WASHINGTON. JP--The war assesls administration told Congress today it hopes io dispose of 3 0 e x p l o s i v e s manufacturing plants w i t h i n the next few months. In a special report to the Congressional presiding officers, acting Administrator Jess Larson indicated the plants probably will have to be sold for dismantling for several reasons, one of which is their poor location for peace-time use, even if converted' to other purposes, Marshall program. 4. Top GOP leaders in both Senate and Hou.se fiu-d a verbal broadside at the administration and blamed it for the present htgh cost of living Official Secrets What tne president Vf\H say in tomorrow's state of the union message, or the exact amount he will ask i?j hi? budgp) k mev3gp next Monday, remained official secrets. But there were forecasts that-Mr. Truman will mince no words. On Capitol Hill official in close touch w i t h the Wnitc .House pre- rticfpcl Uiaf -(ho president ivill -take a firm stand against trimming the amount of tax money now into the treasuiy. Continued on Pago .'! TREASURY WASHINGTON, REPORT (M-- The position of the treasury Jan.2: Receipts $57,965,813.28; expenditures $157,37^704.55; balance, .$2,557,009. 496.39; total debt, $256,4964)66,920 .39; 'decrease under prevkxi* f«y $484,287,58590. . · «-,-.'

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