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Founded 1797 ONTJMCF ISM OAILT MESSBNGEB Fouadefl 190? Established in 1797. Vol. 151. No. 7. COUNTYUPApEg The Weather Cloudy and colder with snow flurries tonight and Saturday.. CANANDAIGUA, N.' Y., FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, "fife' Single Copy, Five Cento ^f^ ,^^^ Compromise On Marshall "·'·7-:/:'T r. -.*· i* ·;"- . - · ' . . . . . . ' . ' · ' - . ' . " ' . ' " . By Senators Husband Begs Forgiveness Program /Hitch Say Marshall Testifies 'Vandenberg Appeals to Mai-shall for Help in Controversy WASHINGTON, # -- Secretary of State Marshall today de- scibed as wholly incorrect speculation that he would resign if Congress fails 'to enact a European-- recovery, program in the manner he proposes. WASHINGTON, UP--A Republican and a Democrat urged today that coftgress ;put party differences aside and join in support of a European- recovery program. Senator Hatch (NM). the Democrat, carried his proposal further with"an appeal for joint action on legislation to curb inflation. Senator. Smith (NJ), Hatch's Republican colleague on the Senate Foreign Relations committee, called for a "non-political" settlement of the administration-GOP argument over who shall operate the Marshall plan for European recovery. With Secretary of State Marshal-1 standing firm on the contention that he must control vital policy decision^ .Smith told a reporter he. thinks a compromise is imperative -with house Republicans coi^orStte'B? ^set-'-up; to administer the -foiPeigri aid- program. "But it must be a compromise without politics in it," the New Jersey-senator declared. . Smith earlier had urged Congress to avoid "political implications" and make- the- assistance program an "ali-Amerkan "plan." .In a speech prepared for Senate delivery, Hatch proposed that the foreign, relations committee to consider President Truman's proposal for a 51-month program of -economic aid for Europe expected to cost $6,800,000,000 (billion) in the first. 15. months. ..- · ·The' 5 New Mexico Democrat said this -representative group could agree on an "America'n policy" with regard'to foreign affairs and predicted the House would back up such a decision and that it would be approved, by the president. "If party politics guides or directs any of us in these critical days of destiny," Hatch declared. "Only disaster can or will be the result. '"The people do not want a Republican European recovery program. With equal vigor, 1 ;issert the country doe.s-.not want a Democratic European · recovery program. What the country wa'nts and what the-country needs and what the people are demanding is a United American program." Hatch praised Chairman Vandenberg (R-Mich) of the Foreign Relations committee for what lie described as the Michigan Senator's example of a "non-political and non-partisan approach .to these world wide .issues." In this rote Vandenberg appealed fo Marshall for help in solving what ho said may be the "greatest controversy" facing congress over the foreign aid program-how it. is to be operated. Marshall put -the weight of his personal prestige behind an appeal to" the committee yesterday for approval of: President Truman's plan for a separate administrator fully accountable to the secretary of state and the National Advisory Council for any decisions affecting foreign policy. Senator George (D-GA) complained -that the administrator in this case would bo "rubbed thin with -advice." But Marshall contended that practically «very move made to assist the 16 western European nations who are in line for aid would affect foreign policy. He insisted that the country "cannot have two'secretaries of state" and that he thus must have final responsibility. Van'dehberg, sensitive to Republican demands for a "business" administration of the aid funds, told Marshall he hopes the state department will continue to work toward some compromise that will prov'idd "more adequate and more specific liaison between the business administration- and the foreign policy administration" of the prograrn. '·· "It is a question that involves the greatest controversy in the Senate and House," the Michigan senator said. "It is -a--question of duality of responsibility. There- must be maximum Independence for business management on the business side And yet completely effective foreign policy adminis- *b* Jpretgri: policy Aie." State Revenues Run $42 Million Ahead VN.Y. Expected to Reach All- Time High of Than $700 Million ft- Secretary of State George . Marshall testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the European aid program. He told senators "either undertake to meet the requirements of the problem or don't undertake it at all." (AP Wirephoto) Dewey to Use Same Team in 1948 Campaign "NEW YORK, (JP)~Gov. Thomas E. Dewey's national campaign for the Republican presidential nomination will be guided by the same triumvirate who conducted his presidential drive in 194.4. Edwin F. Jaeckle, former New- York State Republican chairman, confirmed National Brownell, today that he, former Chairman jr., and J. Herbert Russel Sprague, national committeeman for New York, were directing the governor's pro-convention campaign. Jaeckle, who recently returned | fo the Dewcy fold a f t e r a r i f t , lold Ihc Associated Press in Buf- J falo: "Of course, Brownell, Sprague and myself have been interested in Ihc governor for many years. We're acting nnmnx ourselves because, a f t e r all, we're the same three who wanted him to become president before." ALBANY, (JP)--State revenues are running $42,000,000 higher than a year ago and will reach an all-time high of more than :$7tju 000,000 by ehe end of the fiscal year, reliable sources said ioday. They based their forecast on state tax commission collections oi $500.40n,noo for the first nine months of the fiscal year period ending Marc-i 31. The anticipated 12-month revenue total of $700,000,000 would be nearly $30,000,000 above Governor Dewcy'.s estimates and SlS.OOO.OOo ever the previous high. Deficiency Appropriation The legislature is expected to act Monday night on Dewey's rt_- ouest for deficiency appropriations of S2o,217,900 t h a t virtually will wipe out any operating surplus that might have resulted from the revenue increase. Meanwhile, as the legislature -·narked time after -convening Weu- nesday, the stale conference o f - · mayors and the Democratic- minority prepared formal statements on the administration's localhon-pronerlv tax law.' j Bills were unreduced which i would: Compel the Long Island rail-1 road to reduce smoke in Queen.-,' and, along with other railroads in New York City, fence its right-of- way. Force men who desert then , families and move to other states ] to continue support c.f their de- i pendents. j Dewey, anticipating deficiency | appropriations needed to meet I soaring operating expenses, told the legislature in his annual message there would be no surplus this year. He is working now to keep the 1943-49 budget, which will be the highest in New York history, from going over $750,000.000. The 1947 Instead, Taft said, the Republic- legislature appropriated a record ' ans wil1 G ° ancad " NVith tReil -' own ?687,000,000 for budget purposes. I " ~~ ' Later t h i s m o n t h Dcwey will ' submit estimates of revenues e x - ; I peeled to finance the new budget, j Major factors in this year's gain in revenues were sharp increases in ·, corporation, personal income and inheritance taxes. The fig- gures, however. sJtoxved drops Steve Streok, gets on bended knee outside -circuit court in Chicago to plead with his estranged wife, Anna, to drop her divorce suit, which charged cruelty, and agree to a reconciliation. Mrs. Streck later left with her husband and said she would consider his proposition to start anew. Victor Frohlich, Mrs. Streck's attorney, watches the courtroom corridor drama. (AP Wirephoto) Truman Plans Lead To Bankruptcy-Tart WASHINGTON, OB -- senator' Taft (R-Ohio) cabled President Truman's legislative program the road to "national bankrupcy" and a "totalitarian state" and promised today that the GOP-con- program, make every effort to cut government expenses, and "really cut all taxes and the tax burden and cut them for good." Taft, a candidate for the Repub- trolled Congress will never follow I l i c a n PresiL-enlial nomination, went on the radio last night to icply to Mr. Truman's state-oft he-union message which Republicans have been calling a "campaign speech" aimed at next fall's elections. Princess Anne on Way to Switzerland COPENHAGEN'. (.^--Bareheaded nnd smiling. Princess Anne of tax receipts Jrom alcoholic bcver. Stalin May Be Dead "r;itita o senator bettin The state rccehed 595/35,2;. in corporation HA) taxes during the first three quarters, an Increase of $28.014,856 'AD over a year ago. Tnlicritnnce (axe; were up 59,676,040 ( M ) , to $27.341,733 ( M ) . Taxes on person;)! inrojne.s for Switzerland today to meet f o r - 1 zoomed to S117,542.:as i M :. mer King Mihai of Romania and gain of ?19, ! )86.-121. complete plans for their wedding. The blonde princess departed aboard a regularly scheduled train BERN', Swi!/erbncl, ','? -- Two Bern newspapers which inquired yesterday xvhelher Prime Minister-1 Joseph Stalin of Russia was dead ! "ges, stock transfers, unincorpor- rnet denials today w i t h doubt. j ated businesses and pari-mutuel j Above denials uncter London r.nd ! ' New York dat.elines, Der Bund put j a headline: "Denials but not from i Moscow." . I Tass, t h e official Russian news: agency, yesterday called reports of Stalin's death "nonsense." and with complete ceremonv. absence of Fiscal officials said they expected the taxes Jo show about the same percentages of decline or increase during the last months of the fiscal vear. Ihrct TREASURV REPORT WA.-iHii\U i'OI\. l.-i'j - Tin: jio.M- Uon of the treasury Jan. 7: Receipts. S12r..363.S68'.-13, expend!- i tures. S2R5.271,0.18.83; balance S2 i 443.304.296.12; t o t a l debt, .2-,6,533, i 261.1-16.:9; increase ovc-r previous j day, S77.S25.3G2.66. i Motorist Verves' His Sentence The Ohio senator asserted the President proposes to put. the federal government in (h« role of "Santa Clans" and has offered a program amounting only to "the old new deal principle of promising the people something for nothing." Taft is c'lairman of the senate Republican policy committee, and the sharpness of his words swept aside in advance a "peace'' proposal willi which Senator Hatch j (D-NM) cane forward today. ; In a --peecn prepared for the i senate, H a f f h .suggested that ! rvmnrM"tlir ;.inri Republican policy ! committees of t h e .Senate form i "one policy committee "or the na- lion" to deal w i i h inflation and foreign aid. j Hatch, said: j With united effort t h i s Con,- Kress ran overcome all obstacles · and po down in history as one of . the greatest Congresses of all limes." (ist :.(\ Billion 1 Meanwhile Chain-nan Taber (RNY) of t h e hou.'-e appropriations c o m m i t t e e e s t i m a t e d t h e Truman program would cost 520,000.000.000 (billions) and said this would tax reduction--a prime GOP target for 1918--an impossibility. Taft. centered his fire mainly on the president's domestic proposals, i n c l u d i n g s ,? 10- per -person "cost of living" lax cut w i t h an offset- t i n g S.'?,20 1,000,000 boost in corporation taxes, compulsory curbs /n i n f l a t i o n and a ten-year plan to advance the social welfare of the nation. United Nations Draws lip Bans For Holy Land Commission Faced with Most Difficult Assignment on UN History LAKE SUCCESS, UP) -- The United Nations Palestine commU- sion was called into its first session today -to start work on the most difficult undertaking ever assigned to a U.N. agency. Jt must put into effect the general assembly's plan to partition I the 'Holy Land, where deadly vio- f lence already is daily routine. I Secretary-General Trygve Lie was set to open the 11 a.m. (EST) _ meeting with a grim warning of the difficulties ahead. A close as- 'sociate said he v/ould tell the five- member body frankly it might need military force to.set up the governments of the proposed new Jewish and Arab countries. Up to Commission Lie had told newsmen previously that the question of security forces svas one for the commission itself to decide and that if such forces were deemed necessary the commission must take the issue to the 11-nation security council. This was one of the first big questions before the new agency, which was created by the U.N. assembly last Nov. 29 to carry out partitioning of Palestine into Jewish and Arab countries by Oct. 1. Members, of the partition commission are Dr. Karel Lisicky of Czechoslovakia, Raul Die/: De Medina oi.' Bolivia, Per Federspiel of Denm-ir!-:, Dr. Eduardo Morgan of _ Panama and Senator Vicente J. j Franchco of the Philippines. Quite apart i:-om .the question of military forces 1 n back up the commission's decisions was the problem of providing for guards to assure the personal safety -of the · commission members and 'the . UJNi secretariat personnel to it. Security Force Lip sgid yesterday that body- guarding also was a question for the -commission to decide, but he said that, if necessary, he would make available some men of the uniformed private security force which now guards U. N. headquarters at Lake Success. Another urgent problem facing the commission was to arrange with Britain for admission of the U.N. agency and its staff to Palestine in time to set up provisional governments by the April 1 deadline set by the assembly. A British spokesman said Sir Alexander Cadogan was standing by to discuss this question with the commission as soon as -that body- was ready. The spokesman said, however, that Cadogan expected to insist that, the commission wait, until late in April or early in May to enter the Holy Land. Cl aims 'Insiders -r i j - j 1 0 * 1 - ' : ·*· ; Candidates says Administration Figures Have Traded in Commodities to Extent of $20 Million: Urges Complete Investigation WASHINGTON, -- Harold E. Stassen testified today t h a t high administration "insiders" have CAB Head Thousands oi Bonus Applications Sent Back to Veterans ALBANY. GP)--More than fiOO,- 000 veterans have filed for the state bonus, "hundreds" of checks- have been mailed out and "thousands" of defective applications sent back. Leo V. Lannin^, cliveclor nf M-.c state's 5400,000,000 bonus operation said today more than one- third of New York's estimated 1,600,000 veterans had applied. Applications for the 550, .$1:5(1 and $250 payments have been received only since Jan. I. Lanning said most of the defective applications were "incomplete." The most common mistakes, he added, were: Failure to indicate whether a previous application had been made for a bonus from New York or any other state. -'; Maj ^cn Laurence S KuleT (above) was named by President Truman as chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board. He succeeds James M. Landis. Howard E. ° ! d " o o m *"» writes Brooklyn, N. Y., stands at a blackboard in a Laktewooa, N. J., K - hundred times, "I must not pass a school bus in Lakewood, N. J. He;« cairyinB out n sentence passed by Justice of the Peace Sidney Sweben. Philips violated a Nt-w ipSt^m. w*i^ *' S^" 1 * »i«*«*l'']MM whller it was discharsihs; passcnRers. The arrestin R officer, 1 * 111 ''' ' ' Ofivr «· '-"'" ' Picket Line Thrown Up at Niagara Firm X1AOAUA FAU^, '/1 v i A pir-ket line was thrown around t h e Car- borundum company today as Local 1205S of the CIO United Gas, Coke and Chemical workers staged the second strike since its organization in this city's largest industrial plant. The approximately 3,500 plant employes stopped work officially at 12:01 a. m., although the strike actually had been in effect since yesterday afternoon when, the union claimed, the company attempted io ship stock to other plants in preparation for a wage Strike originally scheduled for Monclay. Coal-Gas Explosion Kills One, Hurts Five MONTRPJAL. (/pi-- A -oaI-^as explosion which erupted through the basement and main floor of the King's hall building on Catherine street yesterday killed one person, injured five others and showered more than 100 with flv- ing glass and debris. The blast, which occurred during the mid-afternoon shopping rush, also silenced three radio sta (ions located in the five story- buiMinjr wh»r nolire ordered the upper floors evacuated. Turkey to Get Four Submarines From U.S. Navy WASHINGTON, (JP)-- The United States is transferring to Turkey four fleet-type submarines and navy crews will deliver them to a port, of t h i s eastern Mediterranean nation. The submarines are among 15 navy vessels of various types which the navy announced today are being transferred under the $100,000, 000 Turkish aid -program voted by the fast, session of congress. The announcement, came a I. a lime that. 1,000 marines are en- route to strengthen craws aboard U.S. warships in the Mediterranean. Some of f.he.sc ships are in waters about Greece where guerrilla warfare marks the -conflict between the Communism stemming from Soviet Russia and her eastern .vntellites, and western Europe and the United States. Ku.-oia, Turkey s iiugt; iiyigiibui', has repeatedly been reported by navy officials here fo possess one of today's largest submarine fleets. While the transfer to Turkey of torpedo boats and minesweepers had been contemplated since the star), -of !he Turkish aid program, t h e r e had been no previous mention of submarines. The navy said Greece also has received six motor gun boa.l 1 ; und-er t h ^ SWi.nf (0.000 Greek aid pro- grp.ni. The lexl !f t h e navy's announcement : "As auUi'd-i/cd by public law 75 of Ibf 80t.)i Congress certain ves- arp being made re and Turkey. i\ motor gun lxi; available to were de- Palestine Reports Sporadic Sniping JERUSALEM,' 'W-'---- Sporadic sniping was resumed at dawn today in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa area after British security police were officially reported to have killed a Jewess found in the "no man's land'' between' the Jewish^ and Arab cities. '· · Norfolk. V;i.. fluriiiK November. "The transfer f t h f following vessels to the Turkish navy will be completed ome time in April: "Om» gasoline (anker, one repair vessel, eight motor mine sweepers, one net laying vessel, and four submarines. "All vessels except the submarines will be delivered to Turkish crews at the United States yards preparing idem. "T!u submarines, all of the fleet States crews to a Turkish port." Fast-Moving Storm Moves Across N.Y. ALBANY, UP)'-- A fast-moving storm passed eastward over New York state today, depositing snow, sleet and rain that slowed highway traffic to a crawl. The weather bureau forecast mild and colder weather for tonight generally. made a profit of about $4,000,QpO by trading in commodities since the war. Stassen, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, also told a senate appropriations subcommittee inquiring into speculation, that Edwin VV. Pauley, special assistant to Secretary .of : .the Army Royall, "did not make -aJfiill disclosure".of his trading activities when he appeared before .the cciiih mittee last month. ····"''·'· y. ; · ' ,, Stassen said his informations is that Pauley actually made a profit of a p p r o x i m a t e l y $l,000;pOO through "his trading and did hb't lose,abo.ut $100,00.0,' as Stassen said Pauley inferred. ' ' . " ' , . ' . -.He urged the committee -"to "carry through" with a complete investigation, saying integrity r of the government is involved. ,. .. Names -Graham . - ..-··-' In addition to'Pauley, heTiaTne'3 Brig. Gen. Wallace H. Graham anf Ralph. Davies. ;: -..-:·-·.,.. .... ..Tx£ Besides these, Stassen. .'.said "There are- a number of otherai high in the administration ; t^P are .involved.". . - · ' - ' .;... ·".':·;'-·-;/;''·.? The three he mentioned alreaflj?; have been disclosed on agriculture-' department lists as having traded in grain or other commbd|tie§J' Graham is President. Trumps v personal physician and DaVieij, ,v?as in the administration duriiig.-^_e : war^.Graham. flias :ihvited.3jr.^Se r-nm-mittoo tn frVllnw Ktft!«0tV---ffh the stand. . ' . . - · ·'·· ·".- Stassen said he has inforrnatibn that administration figures ' naVe traded 'in .commodities.'to. the., eir tent of about 520,000,000- anathat "they have profited p-ereo: the extent of $4,000,000." Stassen and committee Chairman Ferguson .(R-Mjch.X noted that g speech by Stassen in DoylestOwti,". Pa., last Dec. 10, in which '~"' '"-^' made the charges about -a tration figures, led to the present inquiry. - .. '. .. ; ...L^\~£'., Other Developments ,'JL There were, meariwnile, tbejte other developments in an- eyjpr- widening,inquiry into the -effefits of speculation in commodities: ! ; 1. The department of agriculture made public a list of major. holid: ers of oats futures during the 23- month period which"" eroded · lst Oct. 30. The only- name of a -known government official was- -that : r%f Edwin W. Pauley, who is special assistant to secretary of the army Royall. '·'·'.'':.;· j~= r ' The report showed that .Palti^ ; was hi and out of the oats ----'-'-* ; from · March, 1946^ -when; "long"--betting on price 340,000 bushels, until- .Novemlfe. 1947, when he held a "long"- H§r ; ^ition of 300,000 bushels: -. 1'^f * 2. The house-ways and ..means committee was called into a closed session (10 a. m., EST) tp eonsfifef, legislation by Rep. .Hoffman ;$ Mich.) which would open ujpvlit come tax returns to a' Special house group inquiring into-., fhe speculation iieid. /'..'· 3. Chairman Andresen (R-MinnV) called a meeting' of the house committee (2 p. m.. report the results'of a priva^aoe- man sleuthing expedition through the midwest. . · "-:%3 Visits Grain Exchanges Andresen returned yesterday' from a four-day trip, which he' said covered "several midwest -I centers of cc-mmodity trading.."'.He declined to identify them, but'atjlf- nov/ledged that. Chicago.-was one. The Minnesotan told a'.reporter he was "very- encourage*' by his observations, which .-"laid. groundwork for pur investigators." He personally ran down-SDme: 'ij? fhe complaints which have.- cornte i the house wmraittee set .up'afc the special session, Andresen said, and is satisfied that the. group -is on the right track. J ' A closer inquiry into the mid- west exchanges will be one result of his trip, Andresen said, addtag that his committee is -"making plans for a more extensive ·ipves-' tigation vi speculative grain,!trading." . · . - . '·*· Chairman Ferguson (R-MFcK;j of the senate appropriations sttb-' committee which called 'in-'S sen and Graham, mad* promise. ,-· " · "We are just, getting. sta'ttciC'*'' Ferguson said. ··*·· He plans to recall PauJey, wha- has already testified that he started to liquidate Viis heavy holdings as soon as- he entered government service last Sept. 3, and Secretary of Agriculture Anderson. Ferguson said his group will seek some information front- Henry Morgenthau, Jr,. .secretary at the treasury disclosed on Wednesday to hivfc sold 195,000 bushels of com fu« tures last- June -3p. . . . . - , . ' ··

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