The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 10, 1946 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 1

Bakersfield, California
Issue Date:
Tuesday, December 10, 1946
Page 1
Start Free Trial

=?•% J ! •* >, t""V^^--'"3vA.V '" /- 1 "- ,^-''r -ft ?W^--' 5T *'-'' --'* e* *-f" ^0^Ji^A^^'^K, f ^lflJ^^'^^^^f^^^f4'4< # S'M^Rv •--, •:;: •'- ^^-ll'^-^i-'^l^f^l^SI :' ^: ^..^. — •* .w •. ""Kainfrtt 'i , -Sea»on ._- Council Rejects Train * Whistling Ban See Page 11 « - -' :: - : > " ; '^I^ O ^ T ^ NS; :^^|^^^ /"•-•-'' i 1 ^ ii i^~i ffi A • ^^k M H& Sffi £@ ^KH •: 20 PAGES No. 113 "grave* eco- for Relief of Goods Worth Two Billions Shipped WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. (^—Asserting "only smallest beginnings? have been made - in the replacement of capital losses in. war-devastated nations, UNRRA -Director Fiorella LaGuardia, today called for continued assistance to them to avert nom'ic setbacks; LaGuardia'j? plea was contained in a prologue to the agency's quar- - terly report, .which said shipments in. all 'commodity categories during fhe July-September period "constituted-the largest quarterly shipments in the history of UNRRA." The shipments totaled 4.676.0T3 gross long^tons. Expanding his prologue to include fourth quarter figures for the period ended Jvovember 18, 'taGuardia said that as of that date "UNRRA. had i fulfilled 72''per cent of its program of operations. "* His figures showed that the " / agency, which, goes out of existence officially JDecember 31, -has shipped a total of 17,843,953 tarns- of -commodities valued at $2,117,653,000. ^Xha per «eet • of i quora»--ifuMaeS»~Jo^jp»i dividual -countries waa listed as; Finland 9i; Greece,, 90, Dodeca- nese island SS^ Poland 83, Yugoslavia ffl, Chechoslovakia and Byelorussia 79, thertJkralne 77, Austria 74, Hungary 68, Albania 67; Italy 64, China 44, the 'Philippines 24, and Ethiopia- 16. Starvation Averted Summing up "UNRRA accomplishments, LaGjiardia said in'part: "Starvation has been averted. A substantial recovers' has been achieved ili agricultural production. 3?ransportation~has been greatly improved and industry has begun to recover in most countries. No serious epidemics hare ..occurred." Undersecretary ^ of State Dean Acheson welcomed delegates of 48 nations to TINHRA's sixth and "final ., feession today Vith the statement "new means, both" national and international," are available for dealing with world .relief•> problems in 1947. Aeheson noted there are "still serious problems ahead" for war-shattered nations "and added: _ "The-machinery of individual governments and of private "commerce also stand ready, to carry us further along the road *to recovery." Asks Co-operation ., In an effort to head off possible renewal of the long-standing,battle on how to' continue relief after UNRRA ends,"-Aeheson "pleaded for the "same co-operative atmosphere which has been characteristic" of UNRRA's past meetings, -c" ' - After addressing the; UNRRA meeting, Acheson- told reporters at a news conference 'that ithe administration probably wjlf recommend that Congress approve outright grants for relief in needy countries. He, said it -would be ^simpler to set up a single lump* sum. * T n ~ "* Medico TAsociotion Nomes rf Publicity Man CHICAGO/bec. 10. - «JJ!)—Charles M. Swartz ,of.;3P.hilade]phia became director of public;relations for'the American Medical A"ssoeiationL. today. , Dr. Morris Fiahbein, who has been regarded as. a general A. JJU A. spokesman in the ..past, retain? his- editorship in 10 medical journals and will be^availahle for' information, on scientific matters. Four Columns of Government Trpops Strike. Across Frontier 1 of Rebellious Province > '„ . , «* . TEHRAN, Dec, 10/ OLE)—Iran's chief of general staff reported today'that government troops pushing into Azerbaijan, buffer province borderirig^bn Russia, hadladvanced 25 miles, inflicting heavy casualties on the Azerbaijani and cap turing" rriany,, prisoners. -*-'*Premier Ahmed Qavam announced that'he was sending troops into Azerbaijan to supervise the forthcoming parliamentary elections; The government said the first -troops crossed the provincial''fron- tier Monday night. Nearly ^ 2i4 'hours after the first crossing, the chief of staff-said: 'a general advance continued In alt sec-tors." Tehran authorities had reported earlier that their units w'ere massed along the entire length of PresidentiAssigns * f -. V-4.C *• K. «7 •» -—— "- '^J.*--' c ^ to , WASHINGTON, Dec. GB— President Truman ..turned' today to Clark M. Clifford, his--youthful spe - *ciaV counsel in 'i, search -for 4abor law revisions aimed'at forestalling future economy-strangling strikes. Specifically, the ch'ief* executive is said to-want .written, into law" "a / 'clear concept" of labor's -responsibility to ..the people and the',govern- taent." - ' , " w ,, -v ... To Co-ordinated Facts t <>, 4 1 Mr/Truman assigned •ClffiCord to e task of *<:ok>rdinatingv infqrma- >ri._ andr. recommendations * coining fejp the^hite^ouse^Jroni'.^r'tually TEN \EAKS IN-EXEUE-Ten years, ago j)ictureg,llke.t6*a^above-'' were front page news, for they showed a former king of Englrind'in"' exile with American-born AVallis Warfield Siinpson^for-'whoiBT Tfe <renounced .the throne.- It was on December J.1, 1936,-. thafthe'^ world " heard ,the,former King Edward VIII explain Ms inability-*f o -carry -'• on as ^ing. "without the support and help of the woman I'loveJS,'" The picture, below'Shows the Duke; and Duchess of Windsor" in New "" Tork, as the-Jirst decade of his exile drew"to a «lose.' - t-.-%,,. r 1 Labor Control Deadline WASHINGTON, Dec.- 10.—Lawmakers'of .both parties; today; set March 31 as the deadline for labor control measures aimed at staving off a possible new coal strike at that-thne.^ e ' t ; ~~ , \~'" i }^-" Kepublicans and Democrat^ alike said JoEn I>. Lewis"' order~ sending Ms miners back to the pits until A*pril 1 puts pressure on' Congress^to act swiftly if it is to,find a solution for. disputes',in -such essential strategy Ttt-o^ght^Jplin rd would jjotl 1 d!scus\ . his ut other ^officials ".familiar With hi? assignment said-he is*carry- ing'^ho^niajpr "Jtoa'd^frsttob' preUmi- .nary woSt on v MrfiCruman's.5"State of the TInionV~ r message,cfo "be iub- to the tjrolled Congress. ] , Mailing ;Sucvey f These officials, 'asking not to be quoted by name said the President's labor proposals are yet\o he formulated and that speculations as to their, 'nature would be "premature/ 1 'One highly-placed- &ig.nd^ told- a, ,-eporter: ~ ,— ' , s ~ & "The President is"m'aking r -a complete i.surver'anS study jiow/ F W-hen it Is complef ed^ 1 HewrilU as nsual.^call all "government? 1 J - C. 1.0. in Strong WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. (TJPJ— C. I. O. unions were making a strong bid for leadership in' labor's 1947 wage i drive today -while' John L. iJewis' rival ^campaign was stalled on the doorstep o£ the Supreme Court. - • -. ". ~ "Wage increases of atom 25 cents industries as coal, steel?- oil transportation. - \" V J '_-''"'* Democratic legislators' generally indicated-they will wait'for'Whfte House ^proposals before takingiany; action .on~their_own, "although-they differed about the coutse they prefer the chief executive tbctake. , ' A ' .- " For,ArWtratuoiL Republican 'leaders -on- the, s other hand -reported _strong ; sentiment ready , taking- shape \within ^J .party "for "a compulsory ajfeifratlon Iaw3that,w«juld forbid striKp in,any dispute affecting- the public, welfare. A 'bill providing fo? this, has'been, -, for introduction , in thdnew Congress, ..-„, „ .,„„>.> .... ,-nit.j ul ineinew uongress, one top w. o. J? an hour were expected to be jthe C. lawmaker declared. He' added" that !would = be'concemed\wlth "the .administration 'in 'any-,»phase;or|the labor 'p.rogram'and diacuJsecit withSthem as well as-with congressionaltTieopie. f-V'He-'doesn't- want punitive ^legislation. What he -would Jike to^have Written in the.law_is a clear, concept ' olpabor's responsibility to thfe people and the government;' 1 "", " v ' i? •* Ou|piit eafs ormalcy -•-{' "* ' "* ^ |W t >iTTSBrjRGH,' Deo^ioUrt— The nation's .•production, of soft- 'coal moved within '- strilEing - dlsta nee iof normalcy today as additional-miners " returned to the Tits jVith" little in- dijcation that there would be any future i- trouble over- the istrike fines assessed- by operators during the 17- day -walkout. When production ^ su- gets rolling I. O. goal in most basic industries. The executive board of the United Automobile Workers (C. I. O.) planned to draft its wage demands, for -forthcoming negotiations in a meeting at New Tork today. • it may r fqrm_the framework" -for JIB overall labor law, -coverlng-Vnjany, other phases of union-managemeni relations. „ '•">-'. ', Devers Want to Quit, Turn Posts Over to Younger Men Dec. 10. (UJ>)— Some of the nation's top bracket military leaders are giving serious thought'to retiring' and turning over their posts to yotunger men, informed war department! sources said today. General, 1>wl«it D. Eisenhower, army chief of staff who is now In Florida ior treatment of aa old arm 'ailment, topsythe list of those who > would Jike to reth«. Another was said to be GeneraOTacob L. Devers, 69, commanaer.-'v^. *army ground - -forces. A - • - 7 t'- , ^-Although-" tfi^^S^year-old Eisen- j bower^wlll nofc^TeacB^'therstaiutory retirement ajgelnntil October'^l, 1954, "chooses und / er~a.!935 i 'aet~'of Congress. frThls-iaw^i&tes that an- officer who served prioif ift?.^fovember -12.' 1918, <-«iay retu-e^on'SJs owi^application at 75 > per cent of Iiis' f 6ase pay in his .permanent,grader-'Eisenhower holds |he>permanent iivs-star grade of of L the* armies. J ,generals who fought the war in high commands admit they aVe tired. They are beginning to", long for .quiet places where thej\can' take it -easy and tjtay away from a 'telephone. , Many of them have stayed on this long because they felt it was their duty- But with the postwar reorganization period rapidly drawing to an end, many of them feel they ; have done their duty,. and can retire.. , -, Bradley lor Job , -i ." If Eisenhower, retires, his logical Would Prevent The arbitn-Uon bill wdujd set^'up jnachinei-j'- for rapid .federal interyen- tion to prevent a shutdown'affecting-" utilities, transportation > or \ com ; modifies ""essential to ^public" health or safety;." •*- '- - "*"' ^ - CT - 1 output grdhua]ly>was' retvu-ningr to its normal ~ffeure7 J of 2.200,000 tons a • day, the -Supreme-" Court not^only agreed to. step "Into the Lewis case itself,' but ,',decHed^to, rule as jv\ ell on another baoli^ronjjd issoe la the coal dispute^-tKe Unionization -btjfocWen, ~ - f '^.'t ^ Street War at AI!i$-Ghalmers smoothly, the operators usually cancel the fines^imposed on' miners IO.E each day they strike. "The fines vary from $1 to ?2. -• J _^The navy's solid, fuel administration for, area JCo. 1, covering albof the bituminous fields 'in Tennsyl- l^nia, Ohio, northern West "Virginia and two ^counties' In '-Maryland, reported That all except T.SS1 of 'the ar,ea's 144,000, miners were working Only'15 of 'the ,2761" mines, are Idle Wjrile production'for today will be within 10,279 tons'of the normal output of SSQ.Qflrto'hs. ., - - -s- T GKES REPORT—Governor Ellis "Arnall of Georgia today received a report charging the Columbians ivila *a plot to overthrow the tinited States government. the Azerbaijan frontier, " The "greatest advance' into Azer- haijan -was attributed to a column moving out of the Talcab area on the frontier. A penetration of 25 miles in less than a full day indicated ,th£t whatever opposition the troops were meeting was spotty. Capture Imminent The chief of staff said the capture of SianSh, first major town in the * j, own n e line Bf jinarcb*, was^hnminpnt. It lies in Azerbaijan some '30 miles north " ,gf the frontier. „ t .troops .already -had nouncedWy radio rforn Tabriz that Its STOOPS were resisting^ stootljv -» *>^iSheyari's regime,' <bnown ^ts the Democrats,- was^ established while Russian troops occupied ^Azerbaijan to handle the wartime movement of American lend-lease supplies,'* - T -. j. jz. Kshevari's radio - denounced c the ittacJk as" foreign-inspired, -K, called Qavam "an- "Americophile and servant of those. -who, hold atomic se- :rets." The Azerbaijan regime, which is friendly toward Russia, has been bound to the central government by Continued on Pase Tour two Face Kidnap, Robber^Charges TaONa-BEACH. Dec: 10. UB—Two 3an Diego youths were in jail today,, jobked on suspicion of kidnaping and robbery, after a Long Beach theater, manager had been forced "into an automobile, transported to his office and locked, with other employes of :he theater, in a room. Constantine A. Papandrew told police he was accosted by two youths as he was walking home early this morning. H& said they forced him :o enter their car and took him to he ^United Artists theater, of which 16-is assistant manager. He persuaded them he wa*> ignorant of the safe combination, hut they *oke open a strong box, Papandrew said r dumped the contents into a suitcase and locked him and two other employes in a room. As the "robbers tan to their car hey were, halted by Patrolmen A. B Qastillo and R. J. Miller. MeanwhlU Papandr,ew had broken free and tele >honed tpolice. . Castillo^, and JMiller learingthe alarm onjielr radio, lef the-'suspects and ran to the theater U.S.Urges World Troop Inventory DespiteRed View KEW YOHK, Dec 10. W)—Senator Tom Connelly CD-Texas) urged the United Nations Assembly late today to approve a world-wide troop cehlus covering forces on home and alien soil and chided Soviet Foreign "Sinister JV". M. Molotov for "voting jagatast -his own resolution." Molo- Ssk-and-bis'top flight staff listened • ~*'.r "*v-. — r Scheme ror Overthrow Grand Jury Asked to investigate Georgia Organization After Youths Teil Secrets ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 10. CUB—Georgia Attorney-General iEugene Cook today announced confessions \viiich pictured the Columbians, Inc., as a Nazi-modeled scheme to overthrow the government, with the help of arms smuggled from occupied Germany, and a grand jury was asked to investigate the organization. The confessions were made in Xe\v; York City December 3 and 4 to Professor James H. the; TTnijed States dele- com- resolu- • In-that body .oppqsrti JUilshingf, Meadowy Park. ion. ile snsry iession in Molotov Support " intrance. Then, learning their error, they loadcast the number of the sus jectsV" automobile license., Shortly afterward Hnntington Beach police arrested two^ youths who gave their lames as James S. Powell, 21, anc ay Johnson, 19, both of San Diego olice said they found two automatic istols, a knife'and a blackjack'under hOod 'of. the oar. Sheriff George-, not anticipate ar Dec.; 30. . „ . 10. ' OR— K ^ a^jat- two t , ^motion, '-piojture studios repot^ed-^to police-today that snots were fired^rfy^ today at power transformers/in" an evidentjE'ttempt to'disrupt power ^ysfems.^ - ( fJrr-a similar'attempe*,"Monday "at Warner Brothers Studio, ^a:-lieayy c&ble-' containing * telephone -"eircufts" •wps partly severed _wl^'an v as, im? pairing service for seareftQ. Jurats'., / Successor, aecordinigr toy mentc spurces,~ Wduld^be 'General pickets' that marked a dembnstira- Omar N. Bradley,-nowi veterans ad- * im< •»»—»— -•. *u. /_^.T.—*f .!*_,. ministratof. JSutcif Bradley >also should choose to retire soon, many look wl%favor.on-ia6BtenantGen- eral-J. £awton CoUIns^riow war) Department- tihief ot public relations, who^served brilliantly "dnring-thV waiv - , depart-i street "warfare. between, police Jano? rten^roi niM,**,,- ujaj. majgcea a aembnsfta- Mon3ay at the 'sinkeBouhdl Allis-caalmers ManufaoturhigS;Com2 Tinnv nln-n^ n.¥ia«.B K >nr«u^*.vM, r»«t«J^^ ^ -General Carl commander of'the^army air forces, is -eligible for retirement in the grade ol major- general -under the acir of 1835 but will not reach statutory retirement a|5 until June 30£ 1955. 5 ^pjrsonsj^clSo?' ^jinjured^'.'fjI^Sj ing,22,jpolice, -werejinjurecU ( , Mere tfaa»", 506- "pickets about>200 p'olfce^'*'*—-''*"' striking .workers left Bricks 3 and-jstones fists used, freely in a. riotous = tumult >vhich "ended, -^with ^6, persons*iar-, rested. 'Poar.'ears were overttnined and one of them burst info flame'and 1 waadesfroyea Tj"flre. v ' /- "~ >' ^ i, v ™apparentiy ^froiri ^a *"Tt?~"~"" > ? : 1 ^' e », x "'were »fired, into .wfbanlc jA. power,=transformers/ at jP*ntTve» ta ]\n**o I-M»?AC* *v»«j3\ r -'*»»-£j. _^j___ laboratories -andVthat «af ter i'at Consntiaatfffis-tnm'^f.^^a jWSitern ^Jr^ines Jt'oflay lijortectl consoIJdatea-iJoss ior^the' flcst" nine* ,, the" I of FLASHES • PLANKING URfiED -• SAS PRAXCISCO, Dee. 10. (EE) ' JL warning that American farmers must plan' for Jhe day-when ex-, ports,to foreign 1 countries-itaper off came today from ICE. Dodd, undersecretary* of agriculture, in. an address to tlie American Farm, Bureau Federation's national con- Tenfion, ' I iecrsss ALTO •gAST 1 DIEGO, Dec-jlO; cusjng a local auto agency ot failing to sell him a new' ear when his turn came on the lisFof appli-, •cants, G~,'Jf. ^brwood today filed a^|150Q damage -snit in. the first action of its Mnd here. * , BREHSBT -- I-O^DON, -Dec <10. British governaient 'zevealed to- " , night that in an ultimatum to •Albania it had threatened to place the mining of the Corfu straits Before the United Nations' security enough the Soviet intfSduced the original reso- .lution^Connally sai*, "We lost the support of^Mr. Molotov when the United giates broadened it to include home forces. He (llolotoy) voted against his own resolution." ''You will reduce the effectiveness of this information if home troops are not included," he shouted. "We have no skeletons in our closet. We will tell the world about all our forces. We demand that other countries do the same." An unofficial survey of dele gates Indicated today that the United Nations assembly -would override Russian opposition to an international-inventory, of armed troops at home.' ^ At the same time, Great Britain appeared certain to'lose its fight to set up a U. N. inspection board to verify figures submitted by member nations in the troop inventory. No U. S. Vote, Meanwhile, .the 54-meniber political .and security committee sent to the assembly a Belgian resolution recommending that all members of ihe United Nations Immediately recall theism ambassadors and plenipotentiaries" from Franco Spain. The vote- was 27 to 7, with 16 absenta- tions; Including the "United States. As the assembly prepared to de- jate one of the most controversial ssues -of the current session, dple- ;ates found themselves faced with a heavy schedule of work that threatened to*run past the adjournment deadline of December 13. Greek Complaint -Added to general committee and plenary session 'work today -was a session of the .security council. The 11-iHition. body was faced witb a Grigk/complaint of interference in its ^Internal affairs by Yugoslavia, Albania-and Bulgaria. Greece has charged these three countries are supporting guerrilla warfare inside the Greek borders. -Before^ the assembly was a committee-approved jres'olution calling upon all members "of the United Xa- Oons to submit reports on their troops at home and abroad by January 1.^ - | Sheldon/admrnistrative chairman of x the nonsectarian anti- Xari league, according to Cook. Thej''\vere signed by James Ralph Childers, 18-year-old wearer of the Columbian "badge of honor" for his alleged part in the flogging of a Negro, and Lanler Waller, 21. Both were immediately banished from the. Columbians as soon as word of what they had done had been-, made public. Childers and Waller were coaxed into their confessions by a glamorous blonde beauty, Rene Forrest, who came here "from New York In the role of a fascist agent Actually, she was an agent o£ the AntMSazi League, sent here to pry out the secrets of the Columbians. She was helped by Mario-Buzzi, an Italian. Wins Confidence Miss Forrest obtained a job as secretary in the ^rickety . second-floor office of therQohimbians in a smal hotel. Tnen ^he"began -working on Childers and Waller, and won their ooafidence' and persuaded-iaiem: tc^gb to New Tork with her and J tell their story. ^, , fj- , Cook, who'hajf been waging a legal battle to stamp out the order that rase up in Atlanta to-fight Negroes and Jews, caned in newjsmen anc showed them ihefconfessions. Cook also displayed'a. case of dynamite he said was seized, on property of one of the 15' Columbian founders. The confessions also implicated leaders of the Columbians in plots to dvnamite and burn Negro houses. They told of orders being given to administter floggings to Ralph Mc- Giil, editor of the Atlanta Constitu- Contmued on Psse Four Child Fatally Burned in Hen House Home WEST LOS ANGELES. Dec. 10, (Si— Benjamin Hazleton, 30-year-old ox-erseas Veteran, was badly burned today in rescuing his two young sons from flames whicTi destroyed their makeshift sleeping quarters in a converted chicken house and to6k the life of. his 3-year-old daughter. Hazleton ard his wife, Gracie, 23, were preparing breakfast in the kitchen of a relative's home on the front of the lot'and the three children were asleep In their beds when the fire broke out. The father removed his two sons, Kenneth, 4, and Roy, 2, unhurt, but the baby, Katherine Jean, had burned to death before he could reach- her. Hazleton -was seriously burned on. his arms and*face. Gov. Warren Against Inaugural Party SACRASIENTO, Dec. 10. rt!E>— 3overnor Warren said today he has asked that no inaugural hall be held 'or,,tbe start of his second term next month because the housing situation n Sacramento "is such that it would be impossible to make the affair the state-wide event it should be." The governor made his statement after the Sacramento Chamber o; Commerce -which, usually sponsors the event offered again to make the arrangements. Nuernberg Nazi Near Death After Leap Of[Balcony NUERNBERG, Dec. IP. OJ.B- Friedrich Karl Lechler, a4, former SS lieutenant-colonel and chi^f of supplies for concentration camps, dived over a Nuernberg prison balcony railing today in a suicide attempt. Prison authonties «dud Lerhler was "near death, with a less than 50-50 chance of living. Lechler plunged J5 teet to the floor below^the balconj railing about noon today. Doctors said Lechler suffered a broken neck fractured skull and broken arras. He was in a "very serious," condition at the Fuerth •prison hospital on the outskirts o£ Lechler arrived here November 7, •ftsora the Augsburg prison camp. His cel^ was in 'a special wing of the ni-ison set aside for solitary or neai* solitary confinement. Prison officials said that guards marched Lechler and other prisoners from their cells to the kitchen for lunch, and they returned to their cells with full mess kits and were ordered to close, the cell doors. Instead Lechler stepped out and dived over the guard rail. Takes Own Life BERKELEY, Dec. 10. GB—Thomas D. Evans, a brilliant 19-year-old . University of Califoinia student with in infectious grin, was found dead :oday in Aquatic park-and a farewpll note declared life was "intolerable" and asked his mother "not to try to find out the cause of this " Policeman Fred Schneidewima, who discovered the body, s,aicl the eft arm had been slashed in two places and there was a package of razor blades nearby. Young Evans was manager of the miversity's year book, the Blue and ~old, and police found two notes on a desk in his campus office. The first, addressed to "Dearest mother and all," said: "It s,eems so strange that I should >e sitting- here writing what is to >e ray last letter. In cate you wonder what made me do this. I can mly tell you that it is intolerable or me to go on living. This is the jest way out. "If you knew what I know you vould be sTire to agree with me. My ast wish is that you do not try to ind out the cause of this. It could nly grieve you unnecessarily. My hief concern is the sorrow this ban aused you." P. Committeeman Opposes End of Truman Powers, War Emergency Dec. -10. (KB— Representeti,ve Earl R. Lewis of Ohio, "chairman of. a special R^jub- -,-n •- ^ — ,~,.»™—., .»«i^*uw- u^»i^.. \JL. umsats, lie tKlfu, only 4o Jlcan committee to study termination minor ones can^be repealed irnmedi- Of presidential ""war nnwrn-c rc*nf*rte>a a*«iw '»«.«+T,«..^ i.« •*!.. *T of presidential -war powers, reported today that ,it is "neither wise nor desirable 1 ; at«this..time to .declare the war-emergency ended. In a^letter to JHouse Republican Eeader,rJroseph W. Martin, Jr., of Massachusetts, Lewia said termination, of, airjresidential war powers would , have "" far-reaching consequences" that would adversely affect ;he,arniy; particularly the occupation orces "abroacU c "" ^ , ' Would Hit Organization i4?AJolanket"6eel^ratlon of the end ^the^war.TirouId: Bteo, by reason of ts ef^ct-upoa-thc first war powers act, \fqrce?-the ,war department to abandon its present modernized organization which is based on that ict and revert to the outdated organ- more than 500 emergency war powers contained in as many' separate acts. Of these, he said, only 46 zaiion , prescribed ntes," 4e 'wrote. by earlier slat- that -there are ately "without Sarffl., to the economy of the country, oe'to the organization and conduct of government.," Boints^astetf, , X«wis made these points in opposing a blanket end tff the war emergency: _ ^. ,- ^ -, 1. The jweaent procurement setup of the armed, forces "is based upon emergency, powers. Their repeal would force the army to fall back upon "extremely t l&nited. * procurement authority an<3Uunwieldly pro- curemenCpractfces:'' 2. Repeal of the War Powers Act would force the army-ta fall back upon recruiting entirely to obtain manpower. ~" 3. Repeal would eliminate the modernized staff structure of the array. 4. Repeal would suspend statutes authorizing secrecy on patents affecting the national defense. _ INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Pass ANTJQCE SHOP _ K BAKEB WELDING Srppl,y" " "13 BKSFLD. fOLLUGB OF BnitJTi'" 5 BKSFLI). MEMORMI, PARK "~13 BKSF1D SANDSTOXF BRICK CO" •» BAKEBSFIBa^D SHADE _ ' 5 BKSFLD. PAJBCEI, DBLlVERy._ """14 BOOTH'S __T 7 ; IS BROCX'S _ , _ i BRUKDAGJ3 I'HAKJIAry . "_'~4~14 CARLSON.GAT JEWELERS " ' 5 CASPER'S MEN'S SHOP. . _1ZT "l4 OIHCI.E THEATER " i J COFFEE. HABBT " " COLLEGE SHOP_. _ g COMlttTNJTT THEATER... .. "~ "ifi DRIVE-Df THEATER _ 15 PIOR D'iTALIA P6RD HARDWARE . J~_l FOX THEATERS.. . GOODWIN' TJKE 8TOBJG__ ID TROVATORE-^r JOHNSTON. C. N.. -KERX „.. _ ._ . KITCHEN-HODGES KLOPP. DR LA- CRKSTA AIP.FIELD 2 LANE'S JEWKLEBS. I.EBD-S SHOES._ .LOCKHART SEED LCKE WILLS ._. 5 .15 9 3 ._ S .J6 McCOT TRCCK T1BE 12, 14 MeJIAHAJTS ..._,_ 7 MOXTGOMERT WARD _' _Z"" ? OPEN AIR AUTO JI "i» OWL-SONTAG _„ PARKER'S PA.YJTE b SON PEJ.-.NT1NGTON, DR. .„ .._ . . EHtLLlFS MUSIC COMPANY ™ PIONEER NUBSERY" RTVER-GRANADA-ARYIJf SAJf DYE SHATS SEAES, ROEBUCKL SIEVER'S ,~ a ,..12 19 . . 6 2. S 9 ma£*^™ ! ^~ SS *** l *= STREUCH ~ TIBBETTS ___ . TOWXB PHOTO TROUT'S WEILL'S . „ WICKERSHAJl'S WITHAJI'S . WRilSTLl.VG

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free