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ONTABIO GAZETTE Franded'17*9- ONTARIO REPOSITOBT Founded 1«02 CANANDAIGUA MESSENGER founded IMS REPOSITORY MESSENGER Consolidated 1862 THE DAILY MESSENGER Founded 1907 Established in 1797. Vol. 151. No. 10, COUNTYLJPAP OKTARIoqCQ The Weather Snow flurries and colder to* iiighl and We CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 'l948 Single Copy, Five Cents Of Truman Doctor Di Republicans Seek $5 Billion Reduction In Truman Bridget ·?· -- ^^^ Warehouse Fire at Buffalo Cost of Foreign Aid to Be Main Target of Foes 'Believes Plan 'Fund Request too ! Great, Sets Goal for I GOP I WASHINGTON, (/P) -- Republicans set out today lo chop some .$5,000,000,000 (billions) out ol President Tinman's $39,669,000,000 budget for the year starting July 1 The foreign aid piogram appeared likely to be the mam target ol the money saving diive A 155,000,000,000 slash was the tentative goal set by chairman Taber (R-NY) pending a meeting of the senate-house budget committee to go ovei details of the unpiecedented peacetime ^pending estimate Mr. Truman sent to Congress yesterday. While Taber declined to specify just-what items most likely would be singled out for cuts, he noted that the President's estimate of actual foreign aid outlays dining the year and his requests for funds to finance other project-, not vet ( authorized by law run well ov er I $5,000,000,000 (billion). | Not Enacted For example, he said, the President wants half a billion dollars, to finnnro nnivPrsnl rmlitnr\ training legislation, which Congress has "not 'enacted and which some of its top leadeis expect it to put aside for at least anothei year. Taber pointed out that while the Marshall plan for Euiopean lecovery contemplates a $6,800. 000,000 appropriation foi the f u s t 35 months, the budget says only $4,000,000,000 of that sum "will be spent during the 12 month, B a i t - ing July 1. The New Yorker termed even that "too much." And, Taber added, "the President's proposals for huge outlays, lor education, social welfaie and housing, just to mention a few, seem way out of line even if Congress does authorize these programs." $5 Billion Goal l Whatever the decision on his §5,000,000,000 goal. Tabes said he "wouldn't be satisfied w i t h anything less" than a cut of $4300 ,000,000. ^Republican leaders are determined to ram through an income tax reduction bill this year that may trim by more than $5,000,000, 000 t-he $44,477,000,000 in levenues estimated by Mr. Tinman 101 the next fiscal year. Although the new budget exceeds by nearly $2,000,000,000 the anticipated government outlay for the current fiscal year, Mr. *Tiu- man told Congress "it was tailored to "rigid standards of operating economy" and is necessary to cope vvith "the ieahtie.s ot our existing international - ' quirements " 40 Years of U. S. Income and Expenses FEDERAL EXPENDITURES AND NATIONAL INCOME 200 l V U V " 4 S B i l l i o n s 100- 8 0 - 60- 40 - 20 1909 GOP Legislators Open Battle for Education Aid Teacher and Parent Blocs Throw Support Behind - Move for More State Funds 1919 1929 1939 1949, The budget message of President Truman, illustrated with this graph federal expenditures and national income from 1909 to 1949. Figures ior 1948 and 1949 are estimated. All 46 Survivors Of Ship Safe After Rescue At Sea r and domestic ie- NEW YORK, (.-?---All 46 sur- v i v o i s who abandoned the a i m y s 1 lame-swept funeial tianspoit Joseph V. Connolly were safe today aboaid two C'thei vessels after a cuainauc lescue iiom nieooats in which they had tossed foi 11 hours in raging north Atlantic ^ea^ Rescue of the 46 --the Connollv's 45 crewmen and its lone passen- gei--was completed last night after an all day air and sea seaich for the sni \ i \ o i s who abandoned their blazing ship in a noitheast s;ale some 900 miles east of New Yoi k. The half-dozen men were picked up by the army tianspoit Gen R. E. Callan and the Black Diamond line's Union Victory which sped to the scene after intercepting the stricken Connolly';, calls foi help earlier in the day Long-range air force planes from Kindley field m Beimuda aided in the lescue The two ships leported all hands safely a b o a r d ' w i t h "mmoi burns and injuries amwig survivois." The Gen. Callan, still standing by the Connolly late last night, messaged that the drttessed vessel was ablate "horn stem to s t e i n w i t h constant euiptions horn 10 to 50 ieet." An aimy sea-going tug left New- York harboi yesterday morning to attempt salvage operations but the Callan's master ladioed that the tug would "not be able to come within one-half mile of the flaming derelict " Cause of the f n e , which originated in the Connolly's engine- room, had not been determined, the Callan said. The New York port of embarkation said 27 of the men, including three injured, were taken aboard Master of Transport The ti. S. Army transport Joseph V. Connolly was ordered abandoned by her master, Capt. Ben Bostelman (above), of Brooklyn, X. Y., after she caught lire 900 miles east ol Xe\v York. the Union A!HL!I was en Tub Sought for Victim of Polio route to Rotterdam when it answered the Connollj's COS. T5ie Union Victory was directed to proceed to Halifax, _ Nova. Scotia where the survivors weie to be transferred to the transport Gen- eial Hemtzelman. due Jan. 16. The 442-foot Connolly left here last Thuisdav en route to Ant- weip with 6,145 empty caskets to m-i · . \ V C 1 | J V * * I H « _ i , i i v \ - i i i f J i - t T · _ « u « - _ v i *.v I h e importance of supporting r e turn additional bodies of Amei- ,e drive for f u n d s fnr m f n n t i l o _ _ . j l r«~.., T f , , « « « ~ CM, rt the drive for funds for infantile .paralysis which starts here Thursday is proven by the case of little Beverly Sabin, eight-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Sabin of Seneca Castle. Little Beverly with the help of her parents and local public health nurses is slowly recovering from polio which struck when she was just three months old. After two months in the hospital she returned to her home where the slow- process of muscle rehabilitation began. Part of the treatment is full underwater motion .to strengthen afflicted muscles. In Beverly's case one arm and one leg were affected and a tub, either galvanized or enamel about three feet in length is needed to speed treat- mnt. So far neither her parents nor public health nurses have been able lo find one. The nurse*, ask that anyone knowing where such a tub can be found contact their office at the court house, phone 823. ican wai dead from Europe. She had a i m e d heie last October with 6.248 war dead, first such shipment since the end of the w a i . Capt. Benjamin A. Bostelman of New York city was master of the vessel. The lone passenger was army Capt. Charles H. Collins of Camp Kilmer, N J. S A M 11 A M 2 P M. 27 27 2(5 Sun sets toda 4.3U, uses to- monow 7:37. sets tomonovv 5.00: moon, n e w , fust quartet, Jan. 19. NEW YORK, OP)--Weather forecast for the Lower Lakes region (Lakes Erie and Ontario and nea- by land areas of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Yoik. tomorrow thiough Sunday Tempera!uies w i l l aveiage about foui to six degrees below normal (normal maximum 33, noimal mm ALBANT, /PP--Two Republican kxwmakeis touched oil a legisla- t i v e battle today to piv f i o m tne Dewey administration a S103,000, 000 annual increase in state aid to education. Educational, teacher and patent blocs threw immediate support to the piogiam as "the most con- stiuctive proposal advanced for the improvement of public education" in state history. The program, sponsored by Senator Fred A Young of Lowville and Assemblyman Wheeler Mil- rnoe of Canastota, would: 1 --Double the existing ' minimum support level" for common school education--borne by the state and localities--to §200 for elementary and §260 for high school pupils. 2 --Require the state to pay at least half the minimum in all" districts, regardless- of wealth. (The state now pays more than half in t-uoiei cusiiicLb ana less man halt in the wealthier.) C --Increase the basis of the local c o n t r i b u t i o n from §265 to S3 per thousand on equalized real property valuation, with the state paying the difference undei '.Tie minimum. Died Last Year A similar Young-Melmoe bill died .in committee last year Governor Dewey has promised an increase of "substantial millions" to education but reliable sources have indicated it would not approach the $103,000,000 demand. The state contribution to education thi-, year will reach 8150,000,000. Other bills intioduced last night would. 1--Increase unemployment insurance weekly benefits"from S10- S21 to 515-S30 and provide for So, S4 and S3 p a y m e n t s foi as many dependants ~ --Reliev e towns of paying one- the cost of forest tire fighting and charge the Entire sum against the state. 3 --Deny the use of school buildings and grounds to groups advocating the overthrow of government and subversive groups considered by the superintendent of schools as promoters of religious and racial intolerance. Additional Aid Young and Milmoe, in a joint statement, said their education aid measure would guarantee addi- f i o n f i l aid to "fiscally dependent and tax limit cities . . by freezing tax lates for local school support at the present level " Then- S200-S260 minimum support level would affect districts with more t h a n three teachers, but the bill also would piovide increased aid to smaller districts and greater allowances for night and summer schools, adult education and special classes in all districts. Broker Says He Was in Market j Until Nov. 25 Senate 'Committee 'Continues Investigation of Trading in Commodity; Markets WASHINGTON, C5) -- Brig: Gen. Wallace H. Graham's broker testified today that under written instructions he held Graham's wheat trading account open until Nov. 25, 1947, seven weeks after Piesident Truman had criticized Tweiitj-nine tire companies responded to battle this stubborn blaze in a warehouse, formerly a Bell Aircraft Corp. plant, on the west side of Buflalo, N". Y. The plant was, beinjf used to stcre crated machinery held by the War Assets Administration. U'jjephoto) Seaway Foes Launch Drive For Backing Of Legislature ALBANY, ()-- Foes ol the pio-' ped St. Lawrence seaway todav launched an early campaign to ge't the state legislature on recoid against the project on w h i c h U j S. Senate action is pending. Opposition to the ptoject, which also calls loi a huge electuc powei development, also came fiom thei quaiteis ill iNew ILUK L I I \ , .uavoi u 11- ham O'Dwyer described the proposed project a« "federal boondoggling." Construction of such a of New England industry and labor he was opposed to the St Law- lence seawav and powei pioject because be did not believe it would provide impio\eraents to navigational arteries to equal the cost. Assemblyman Gerald F Sulli\an, Buffalo lepublican, intioduced a resolution m the New York as- congre'ss against approval of the long-advocated project. Meanwhile, another Republican, 23-Year-old Man Admits Killing 8-Year-Old Girl ' seawav opening the Great TLakes to ocean-going shipping would Assemblyman Allan P Sill ot Massena, submitted a resolution uig- W V^-s, V-(_i t J . - Q V ' J . J J ^ O J H I . / L / I I I 5 , » » \jl U A V 1 . . . . "iuin the port of New York," he I ln S congress to aiuhpnz^tlw sea- added. In Boston, Sen. L e \ e i e t t Saltonstall (R-Mass ) told repiesentam es 5 Die, 4 Hurt In Air Crash waj and powei pioject "with all convenient speed." He asked tor early assembly action Republican Assemblyman Wilson C. Van Duzer of Middletown, a sea- i way foe, called in a resolution tor a legislative investigation of what lie called "lobbying" bv the state powei authority for the pioject Favored by Dewey Governor Dewey favors both the seawav and the hydroelectiic pow- WASHINGTON, .?·-- An East-! er plo ject, which was not mention- em airlines plane w i t h nine p e i - i e d in Sullivan's resolution Most sons aboaid crashed on the outskirts ot Washington during a rainstorm early today, killing f i v e and injuring IOUL The plane, e n i o u t e J i o m Houston, Tex., to Boston, plowed into a g i o v e of tiees on the M a i y land side ol the Potomac liver a few mileb from the national air- poit shortly after repoiting it was coming in foi a landing The twin-engine DC-3 was demolished, but theie was no f u e Eastern an lines said the c.aus,e had not been deteimined, adding that the pilot checked in w i t h EAL by ladio at 4 27 a m , (EST) but failed to make contact w i t h the Airport control tower latei as scheduled The dead w e i e three passengers., the pilot and co-pilot. Thiee in- juieci pasaengei .s and ihe i h ^ n i attendant were taken to casualty hospital in Washington. Ram, slush, and muddy loads in the area hampeted police and others in rescue work. The f i v e dead w e i e identified by the airlines as BALTIMORE, UP) -- A slender filling station attendant who likes to play the trumpet told Baltimore police last night he killed eight-year-old Sheila Ann Tuley with a kitchen knife m Cleveland New Year's day when she resisted Hie nrl'-OTinnc "She began to scream and I lost my head," Harold Beach. Jr., (CQ) 23, recounted in a police headquarteis loom filled with detectives and newspapermen. The little girl's body, the dress toin and coveied wi'h blood, was found on a neighbor's porch, less than a block from her house. She had disappeared earlier in the day while on her way to a drugstoie to get cigarettes for her fathei, Edward J Tuley. Captain of Detectives Henry J Kriss said Beach, a bespectacled 140-pounder who stands f i v e feet four, was arrested yesterday at a filling station where he had worked since coming to Baltimore Saturday. Cleveland detectives were here er project, but army engineers to fly h l m back to O hio sometime have termed both phases as piac- d u r i n g t h e daj . He said he was ticaily inseparable S'uavan called fo-i earK charge oi the resolution Horn committee, so, he said, the assembly could "adopt it in time" foi senate seavvay foes do not oppose the pow- I willing to w a i \ e extradition. Asked if he understood what he action In past years, the largei house has gone on record late in the session against the project but the senate has adjourned w i t h o u t taking a stand Sullivan contended the seawv.y would have a "destructive effect" on the flow of ttaffic tlnough "the cities and ports of this state" and would be used principally by ' ships of foreign registry " . Resulting depletion in the earnings of otTiei transportation agen- L.OO, Sullivan said, .\aukl thiO/. "tens of thousands" of people out of work. Six-Month Operation He said the seaway would be operable only six months ot the year and t h a t it "could not be self- liqnidating." had done, Beach shrugged his shouldeis, grinned w r y l y and replied: "The most I can get is death-so what" 7 " Tuley, a 34-year-old machinist, said in Cle\ eland when told that | gram speculators. for Bache Co. Brokers, also told the senate appropriations committee he does not remembep specifically that Graham called him after the president's Oct. ,fi | blast against speculators and i asked that Graham's grain hold- I mgs be sold. Graham, the president's personal physician, had testified previously that he got hurriedly o'ut of the wheat market after the president lashed out on .Oct. ~6 against "gamblers" in grain. He got out. he said, except for one small purchase, but continued to deal in cotton until Dec. 18. Cotton A Commodity The youthful army officer said he didn't know cotton was re» garded as a commodity and had thought he vvas correct when he said a public statement that he had gotten out of the commodity markets. * Graham referred to a statement he issued when it was first dlS; closed that he had been trading in, commodities. Graham said President Truman, did not know he was in the market until lists assembled by Secretary of Agriculture Anderson, disclosed his name. He added that hre"never got any trading advice from anyone except his broker. Graham, who previously said ihe had "lost his socks" in 'exchange trading, presented a statement showing that he had made a profit of 56,16526 in commodities. But he said he lost Sll.012.86 in stocfc trading and so had a net loss of $4,847.61. Graham's original public story was that after Mr. Truman's blast at commodity "gamblers," he asked his broker if he .had any commodities and immediately ordered them sold. This account was challenged by Harold E. Stassen, aspirant for the Republican presidential nomination, who said Graham did not get out of the market until after Stassen inquired whether any White House personnel vvas engaging in such trading. In a prepared statement he read to the committee today, Graham said that he "assumed that the criticism the president made was of the buying of wheat "or grain and I thought of that as commodities." "I did not think he criticized buying of cotton, for instance, and S. M. Warmsr of Clinton. S. C.. j Supporters of the St. Lawrence who boa.ded at Gieenv,lle, S C , I Pl°l ec J claim it will provide need- for Washington ' W. A. Morehead of Ginton. Greenville for Boston L A Brandt (no addie-*), Atlanta for Newark. ·imum 13 in the East and 10 in the Except for central schools, the West) colder Tuesday night and : increased allowances foi small continued lathor cold thereafter. | distuctb would cairv "increased ,.,,.._.,,. .,..,,,,,,. Pieciptation one-quarter to one- ; mandated local tax contributions," I Capt. Paul Saltanis pilot and half inch, occurring a s frequent · · - - ' - - ' · · · snow flurries and occasional heavy -snow squalls. GIFT TO ITALY BUENOS AIRES (/P) - Senora Eva Duarte- Peron, wife of Argentina's phesident, announced in a telegram to Italian Premier Alcide Do Geasperi today that she was sending a gift 1,000,000 lire ($1,736) to "alleviate sufferings of poor people in Italy." Eisenhower Entered In Pennsylvania Race WASHINGTON (/Pi -- The daring young men on the Eisenhowe:for president political trapeze today treatened to upset Republican party calculations with a flyer into the April 27 Pennsylvania primary Unaba.shed bv tne general's newest but .second-hand disavowal of political desirer. t h e Pennsylvania draft-Eisenhower league announced at Harrisburg that a slate of delegates will be entered lor t h e retiring army chief of staff Thus, Pennsylvania, with 73 national convention votes, offers a posible second testing ground for those who t h i n k Dwight D. Eisenhower ought to be the Republican nominee and insist they intend to proceed along that line, come w h a t may. TREASUKY REPORT WASHINGTON, (JP The no- * . . _ . " . . . . - , - . » , j ..,...(., v a i ^ i w - f * * \ » V H L I i IJ U ~ sition of the *reasuiy Jan 9: Re- lion to the revenue from a tax of ceipts, 5163,159,797.99; expendi- | $S per thousand. The present al- t h e legislators said. The Young-Milmoe bill guarantee one and two-teacher district* S2.SOO per teachei and $10 per pupil in average daily attendance and j u m p the local contribu- Ralph B. Sanborne, Jr., co-pilot. tures, $89,402.944.85: balance. S2 - i 516,126,632.56; total debt $256.- ' 528.375.63494; decrease under previous day. $8.578,999.24. lowance $1,650 per teacher based on a $4 per thousand local tax in one-teacher districts and $2.65 in two-teacher districts. ed hvdio-electnc powei and open the Great Lakes aiea directly to seaborne commerce In Boston Carroll B. Huntiess. chairman of, Ihe National St. Law- icnce pioject, opposing the waterway, piedicted a "close fight" on _, . . , . - . t h e seawav resolution in the sen- The injured were identified a t | a t e He S p 0ke on t n p same pro . the hospital as: f g i a m with S altonstall. Na\y Capt. Lucian Malbus, 47,1 Huntress said the prospect of Ma^.vell Field. Ala., head injuries j C hea»er nower is being "dansled Peter L. Philos, 22, identified bv EAL as flight attendant, Astoria, N. Y., head and leg injuries. Eugene G Stone, 21, Pensacola, Fla., nead injuries. as bait" to New England to "win political votes." "Not a kilowatt of power could come into New England w i t h o u t j the sanction of Albanv, which, Morris Maple. 24, Princeton, N. j would nevei sanction it," he add- J., 2nd and 3rd degree burns. i ed. Gandhi Fasts Again, Seeks Indian Peace NEW DL^ril. India. (#i -- Mo- i "You must prefer Gandhi or handas K. Gandhi started a life- ! lawlessness. You can't have both " endangering fast for communal ' delegation members said he told peace m Delhi and India at 11 a. m. (12:30 a. m.. eastern standard time) today. The Indian patriot and prophet of non-violence, trail and 78, rejected last-minute appeals from Hindu, Sikh, and Moslem delegations t h a i he give the people 15 days to restore peace before beginning his fast HP receivod thorn in the garden of a millionaire friend's home here. them in Hindustani. They added he asserted life had no value nor j attraction without peace and love Promptly at 11 Gandhi pointed to the remnants of his breakfast of goat's milk and vegetables, from which he had been eating sparingly, and said, "take it away. It is time." He timed the start of the fast exactly with his watch. He then rinsed his mouth with water and held a brief prayei service for his assembled friends and others, reading selections from the Mohammedan Koran, the Christian Bible and the Hindu Vedas or 10- Hgious tenets. He asked the people, including the Hindu, Sikh and Moslem delegations, to leave him then, and he went indoors to follow his normal routine of reading mail, dictating messages to his followers and closely studying current events in newspapers. In undertaking his fast, Gandhi said it "will end when and if I am satisfied that there is a reunion of the hearts of all communities, brought about without any outside pressure, but from an awakened sense of duty." Noting the mention of death in Gandhi's public announcement of his plan, some diciples said they feared that, should he die, India's non-Moslems would blame the Moslems and avenge him with a terrible slaughter. Beach had confessed: ·,,,,*.,,,, T n t ,,,,,,,,,,, ^!j *^ "If it is at all possible, 1 want co , tton ' /· °* c , our » e - sald to .»" 1 when the broker recommended to witness his e.xecution.xxxSever- al days ago I vvas quoted in the papers as saying that I hoped p the individual who killed my child died as horrible a death as she did. If this man is the killer, that still goes,." Beach told Baltimore nolice he had not come here to escape arrest--"I knew I wouldn't get away w i t h it I'd left fingerprints all over"--but to see his mother, who was divorced from his father when he was an infant. Businessmen Begin Flight Around World MIAMI, /P -- Ten American bussmess men left here today aboard a flying showroom for a 100-day 15,000-mile business trip around the world The plane was airborne at 9:45 a. m. (EST). San Juan. Puerto Rico, scheduled for the first stop of the Atlas Sky Merchant, a four motored DC-4 which will visit more than 30 countries and scores of cities and towns on its tour. The plane will carry a crew of seven in addition to the 10 business men headed by F. H. Bedford, J r , president of the Atlas Supply company. Purpose of the flight, Bedford aid. is to make a survey of foreign countries and display the latest in tires, batteries, motor testing devices, automotive and aviation parts and accessories. Moscow Attacks on America Increase LONDON (/Pi -- Congressional consideration of the Marshall plan has resulted in a ^tremendous" increase m Moscow'radio attacks on America, both in bitterness and in number, listeners say. ahead," Graham said. Trading Is Legal Speculative trading in commodities is entirely legal, but Mr. Truman contended that "gambling" vvas running up the price of grain. Some grain exchange men dispute that contention. A compilation submitted by Graham showed that he had sold 100 bales of July cotton on Dec, 18. Another notation said "closed out against pur 11-29," indicating that the purchase in question may have been made on Nov. 29. Graham conceded today that his broker, Harry Brisker, had acted under his orders in making purchases. He said he (Graham), assumed "full responsibility" for the trading that had been done. Previously he had said he told the broker to make purchases and sales when the latter thought advisable and did not know of all of his holdings. Graham said that, against the advice of his broker, he had bought stocks which later dropped in price. He did not specify which stocks, but said he bought some- shares in a Kansas City concern, first through a broker in Kansas City. He said he then switched his operations to the Washington broker. Two Cars, Plane Break Through Ice CITY, Mich. (* -- The automobile of John Sanborn. of Midland,, Mich., broke through the Ice of Saginaw bay while he was fishing nearby. So a Pinconning, Mich, firm sent a wrecker to. retrieve it. That broke through and sank too. A pilot, attra%ted by the crowd* one the ice, landed to see what was going on. ftis plane broke through also. The problem now is to rctricvd all three vehicles, ,, .·

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