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Oakland Tribuns, Thursday, April 24, 1952 of C. Demands Council it" 1 I 4 -t'i' I 1 1 it I lenges Seizure Powers Bay Region Hit Solve Parking Problem (lia yi -1 By-Robbery ave The Oakland Chamber pt Commerce wrote the Oakland City Council today to direct its "attention to your responsi bUity in the community problem of providing more off-street parking facilitiess in: congested areas'? of the city. Calling for a seven-point basic programj the lettersigned President of the United States has to act for whatever is for the best the country. That's the .1 Duiiaing nans ress NEW April 24, tf The American Newspaper Pub lishers Association today chal lenged Any concept that a Presi dent tt the United -States has an nnnerent power" to seize the Nation's press or radio. 'ith only four dissenting votes among the 500 publishers attending jthe ANPA's annual meeting, isomnon on the seizure issue was, adopted.

The resolution specifically con demned President Truman's recent seizure of the steel industry and declared the press would "resist and defeat" any attempted seizure: "by anyj president At about the same time Presi dent Truman told a news conference in Washington that the with speech or free assembly. The association, meeting; behind closed doors, today' reelected McCahill president. George! C. Blggers of the Atlanta Journal, was re-elected vice-president. I t' 4.

Richard W. Slocum of the Philadelphia Bulletin, was elected secretary, and William L. Fanning of White Plains, N.Y, general manager of the Westchester County newspapers, treasurer. Harry H. Cahill of the Seattle Times and Franklin p.

Schurz of the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune were elected directors, Directors re-electec jwere William Dwight of the Holyoke (Mass.) Transcript-Telegram, J. D. Funk! of the Santa Monica (Calif.) Outlook, and B. N. Honea of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram.

I Truman Reveals How He SHOWERS! DUE BUT WEEK-END TO BE SUNNY Light rain was expected in the Oakland area. by -late this j- The weatherman said the rain should continue during the night and that there might be a shower or two tomorrow. But he forecast fair, sunny weather for the week-end. Precipitation was expected to cover most of the state, with light snow falling only at very high elevations in the Sierra. prisoners being disciplined; seg relation, of homosexuals and as saultive prisoners in the general group; elimination of all re straint equipment except hand' cuffs, leg irons, restraint belts and chains; full rations to all prisoners whether in deten tion or not.

Dental care to be given on a first-come, first-served a i. trial by a disciplinary court be fore any convict goes to deten tion cell; and prisoner complaints about parole procedure to be forwarded to the state parole board Illinois Convict 'Rebels'; Sits on 80-Foot Tower i JOUET, UU I April 24. The Stateville Prison has a one-man convict rebellion today, but the warden isn getting very excited about it. Vincent Kasprcak, 29, serving a sentence for armed robbery, climbed on all fours through an iron bar fence in the prison yard this morning. He then climbed to the top of an 80-foot water tower, and there he sits.

7 Warden Joseph E. Ragen said no fuss will be made over the prisoner, and that he assumes Kasprcak. will come down when he gets hungry enough. i He got up there by himself," Ragen said. "He can get down by himself.

Kasprcak entered the prison March 24. He is serving a year and a day. if Forced Russ Continued from Page 1 i 'I i the last Russians were gone by Masf f. '-V' iHe said his message to Stalin warded that the United SUtes would take necessary action if the red troops' were not with drawn by a certain date. HAD MOBILE FORCES At that time, Truman recalled, this" country had a fleet in the Persian Gulf and a lot of soldiers iri the neighborhood.

we naa, ne went on, a mooue Army and Navy: at that time. He said that is what we are trying to get now not for aggression but prevent Aggression. Sdpn after the ultimatum to Stalin, Truman! said, Yugoslavia decided to take Trieste, the disputed territory between Yugoslavia and Italy. Truman said he caned in oen. Dwight 1 D.

Eisenhower, then Army chief of staff, and other military leaders, ordered; UJS. warships to the: Adriatic Sea off Trieste, and assigned, three divisions to Italy, As a result, the President saidj there was no March on Trieste, i He! said other crises since then -j-tbe Berlin blockade, the attack on South Korea likewise have been met by prompt action and have been stopped. Now, he said. the Nation is in the midst of a similar emergency trying to prevent 'its forces in Korea from being shot in the back, trying to help arm the free nations against aggression. MUST HAVE STEEL That's why there must be all- out production of steeL Truman Twice, he went on, he has asked Congress to propose a better way to fill this need than government seizure of the strike-threatened industry.

But all Con gress has done, he went on, is to say he shouldn't have seized steel and to threaten to impeach him, In! re-interpretinc the Presi dent's remarks! White House Secretary Tubby added: On March 6,1946, a note was 0 $11,700 STOLEN FROM WOMAN IN REST ROOM Miss Alice Doran, 46, of 1931 Dwight Way, Berkeley, reported to San' Francisco police yesterday that $11,700 in cash was stolen from her purse in the lames rest room of the Key System terminal. Miss Doran Was semi-hysterical as she told police she left her purse containing the cash on a table while she washed her hands. She said she had gone to San Francisco to invest the money in stocks after recently having sold some real estate. Berkeley police confirmed that she had withdrawn some $11,000 from a Berkeley bank. It was in denominations of from $50 to $500.

one but reported some obsolete guns and Polynesian war spears missing from a jbank of trophy cases. I I A thorou gh investigation brought this answer: The sounds Jordan reported were made by bats, owls and squirrels which seum's tower. live in the mu- Nor were they armed with old guns or war spears. 1 Those had been taken out of their cases for cleaning; Unwelcome Guests Dine, Take Records and $200 Someone likes the serenading at the Serenader Bar, Charles the owner, believes today, When he arrived at the establishment at 504 Lake Park Avenue early today, he found 49 luke box records gone, along with $200 in cash from registers, and 20 bottles Of liquor. The burglars, who had entered by climbing a ladder to a second floor dining room window, also had paused for a party.

Cradduek reported half a roast turkey consumed on the spot together with a quantity of drinks. One broken record left behind on the floor told a story of its own. The song titles were "Anytime" and "Never Before." Police say when the crooks are caught, the tune will be "Never Again." i Burglars Take $120 From Drug Store Safe SAN LEANDRO, April 24. Burglars forced open a safe in a drug store at 201 MacArthur Boulevard early today and es caped with approximately $120. The- burglary was uscoverea by a merchant patrolman.

The thieves entered by the front door of the atore owned by Gene Bettencourt Oil Station Worker Confesses Taking $42 ALAMEDA, April 24. Gerald E. McCormick, 39, confessed ne stole $42 from a gas station where was employed after breaking a window Jn the belief that burglars would be suspected, Inspector Donald E. Hop- oer reDorted today. McCormick, who lives at 2229 Santa Clara Avenue, was; employed at a station at 2501 Santa Clara Avenue when the money was stolen qn April 12, Hopper said.

4 Die in Plane Explosion, Crash ENSENADA, April 24. (fV Four men, believed to be from the Los Angeles area, were killed when their single-engine plane exploded in the air and crashed onto a rocky hill 25 miles north of here yesterday. Ensenada police said the bodies and wreckage were scattered over a wide area; Officers found a lions' Club membership card belinging to Robert Sampson Haley of San Gabriel, Califs Relatives of Haley said the American consul's office at Tij juana, Mex had notified them that Haley had been killed in an air 21 OJUXJUO i answer added. to your question, he UUl iU9 WOO 111 10 quoted," McCahill "ANPA adopted the resolution on the premise jthat the press correctly reported! his remarks at his 300th press conference attended by member of the American Society of Newspaper A proposed amendment to the resolution was defeated. It would have expressed concern over the rights of religionl speech and free assembly in view of the government seizur of ihe strike-threatened steel iridusry.

Opponents of tte amendment said there had been no mention of any possible seizure of churches "or of any Prison Mutiny All Set to End ff Continued from Page 1 ment were passed into the cell- block early today and an hour later there had. tfcen no reaction from the convicts, Lack of any protest was regarded by Frisbie as a good sign." -5 Governor Williams save in! to the 'mutineers demands; he said. to effect the release of the hos tages and the cessation of resist- The convicts complaints al leged brutality, overcrowding of the vast prison, lack of proper segregation and medical care and inadequate parole procedure among ither things. A no reprisal, demand was modified by Governor Williams to a pledge of reprisals by guards or other personnel who operate Michigan's prisons for the State Department of Correc tions. The 1 Governor'a capitulation came sifter tense hours when the guards lives himg in slender balance against the mounting rage and frenzy of the convicts barricaded in icellblock 15, Personal effects wallets and identifidatiqn papers -of two of the guards were thrown from the ceUblock to the ground outside.

The defiant gesture appeared to prison officials. as an open threat 01 death to the guards. When the convicts do cive ud. they have the state's agreement to thesd steps covering their de mands: Prisoiher-electiori of a 10-in- mate advisory council to meet monthly with prison officials to discuss convict grievances: no reprisal "of any sot" against the rioters corrections department personnel; remodeling I of ceiibrocK 15 with larger windows, cots in all cells and lighter colors of paint in the cells; counsellors 10 nave access to Oakland, Broadway at 20th enginallY wool jerseys, originally originally B'-'m) clearance originally a limited originally sweaters originally bntlilng a variety of tne Nation's newspapers and radio stations has never occurred to him. Truman said it is difficult to imagine the government taking such a step; Informed of Truman's' state- ment today Charles F.

McCahill, of the Cleveland News, ANPA president, said it "does not square! with what he said last week. I i At news conference last week Truman was asked, "Mr President, if you can seize the steel mills under your, inherent powers, can you, in your opinion, also seize the newspapers orand the raiio itatibns?" The President replied that un der similar circumstances. the Out of Iran sent from the U.S. Government to the Soviet- Government mak ing our position perfectly plain with respect to the situation in Iran. This note was published oh March t.

As yju probably recall, the Russians withdrew their troops from Iran, in May, TRIESTE INCIDENT The Trieste account also was the subject of a White! House "clarification." Truman had said lie thought the Trieste maneuver was in 1946, but Tubby told newsmen, after a check of records that it was in the spring of 1945, when the Yugoslavs occupied Trieste for 40 days. In May 1945, he slid, the United States and the I United Kingdom told Yugoslavia to get Out, and American troops were ordered to stand by prepared to move in. And they, did get out, he added. Tubby was a press officer in the State Department before he was attached to the White House. There appeared to be reasons for reporters to infer Jthat the State Department had been dis turbed by the President's re marks.

p. THE LAST WORD To diplomats, the term "ulti matum' is the last word. It means telling someone your position in an Mor-else-we-go-to-war" fashion, Until' today, there had been no suggestion that the i United States delivered an ultimatum to Russia about the matter. Somewhat plaintively, the President said that the country is in the middle of the greatest emergency it has ever faced, yet he has been abused roundly for what he has done. He added that he is not 1 the first President to be abused, and that he knows how to take it II Cripps Cremated ZURICH, Switzerland, April 24.

ori Cremation services for Sir Stafford Cripps were held in the chapel of Zurich's Crematorium today, i 1 Draw Protests Fifty-three residents of- the Harbord and Clarewood Drives area last night protested to the board of adjustments of the City Planning Commission the grant ing of a 20-foot setback for a proposed building on Clarewood. r-Glenn, McEllinney, of 1300 Webster Street, has asked for the setback tor a building intended to house several stores at the intersection of Harbord Drive and Broadway Terrace. The protestants asked the board to. hold a special night meeting to decide the question and this has been taken under considera tion. Present zoning regulations are that when -a business abuts a residential district 'it must ob serve, the same setback restriction as the residences.

The residents object to the setback because construction of the building will "create objection able conditions" to a high-value area; cause television interfer ence; and create traffic hazards. In other action the planning commission approved the proposed 1952-53 planning budget of $70,981, which last year was The commission will hold a special meeting, tentatively set for 4:30 pjn. Wednesday, for con sideration of the staffs report on the controversial proposed Berke ley freeway plan. The report will be considered by the. City Council at 7:30 pjn.

Thursday, May HERE ARE ADDRESSES OF NATIONAL AND STATE LEGISLATORS Sen. William F. Knowland and Sen. Richard M. Nixon, the Senate Office Building, Washington' Rep.

John J. Allen Jr. and Rep George P. Miller, the Hons Office Building, Washington, D.C. Representative Allen represents Berkeley, Albany, Emery Tille, Piedmont and Oakland west of Lakesnore and the Municipal Auditorium.

Representative Miller 'repre sents Alameda, East Oakland, the remainder of Alameda County and all of Contra Costa County. State senators and assembly men, the State Capitol Building, Sacramento, Calif. They are: Alameda County Sen. Arthur H. Breed Jr Assemblymen Francis Dunn 13th District; Randal F.

Dickey, 14th; Luther H. Lincoln, Marvin Sherwin, 16th; William Byron Romford, 17th; Thomas W. Caldecott, lSth. Contra Costa County Sen. George Miller Assemblymaa Robert L.

Condon. town, dark colors 12-05 Toy Gun Bandits' Caught After Two Hotels Are Held Up Three Hamilton Field airmen were captured early today short time after police said they used toy gun to rob two San Francisco hotels of $80. 'Held in city prison for inves tigation of two counts of robbery are Staff Sgt Floyd Olson, 21; Staff Sgt Robert Egan, 22, and Airman Third Class John Arm strong. 22. Police took them into custody as they ran into a hotel at 90 Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Ther-said the men were posi tively identified by clerks In the hotels at 58 Mason Street, where they got $50, and 598 Bush Street, where they took S3Q. A toy gun, described by the victims, was found at the top of the Embarcadero hotel stairs. Merchant Closes Door After Horse Is Gone Roy Williams, 63, owner of the College Corner, a novelty store at 5900 MacArthur Boulevard, is in the process of installing burglar alarm system after a safe burglary last month yielded thieves $1000. -j Last with only a few connections to go on the alarm system, thieves broke into the store and took $700 worth of goods. The loot included 500 cartons of ciearets.

15 cigaret lighters. 10 leather billfolds, six cameras, and an undetermined number of ster ling silver compacts and bottles of perfume. Williams, who lives at 472 Capital Street, will finish the connections on his alarm system today. It Wasn't Robbers, it Was Bats in Tower A custodian at the San Francisco's M. H.

de Young museum is sorry today he ever cried Ralph Jordan, the night watchman, touched off an intensive probe' a week ago when he reported strange noises in the dark museum. Police rushed reserves from four outlying stations to search the place. They didn't find any 'Yacht Bandit's Plea Fails Continued from Page 1 more than half his life behind bars. Hard working and well-thought-of citizens, they long ago declared they didn't know why their boy turned to crime or where they "had failed." Sampsell also received Jus supposed last visit over the weekend from his wife, who lives in Sacramento. The robber and his partner, Ethan Allen McNabb, won the nicknames of bandits" when they used, a 50-foot power cruiser, the for their getaway after committing robberies up and down the coast Both were sent to prison after they were arrested for Oakland and Berkeley bank holdups In 1929.

McNabb was hanged at San Quentin for killing a fellow convict. Sampsell was paroled from Folsom in 1947. The San Diego slaying followed five months later. Peron Threatens 'Rumor Mongers' BUENOS AIRES, April 24. President Juan D.

Peron says he is going to gather up rumor mongers in Argentina "in groups of 200 and send them to build roads in Patagonia so they can work at something useful." He made the statement in a speech yesterday at the Labor Ministry before several hundred union delegates. Peron charged that "foreigners" are maintaining a system of paid rumor mongers to create a climate of revolution and bring about his downfall. ttjett 46946, 4-6947, Emm ft Thousands snow $reat fine booh, end other today ikf Lodz by K. W. creuner, cnairman of the chambers off-street parking committee, reminded the council of four previous chamber attempts "to stir the council to action on the matter," The letter also pointedly, reminded the council of recent attempts by the Junior Chamber, the Committee of One Hundred and One and the City Wide Off-Street Parking Committee to Obtain help "in this vexing community problem." DEMANDS ACTION -j In recounting former Chamber efforts, the letter said: it is to be assumed that the proposals; so far have not been acceptable, then we believe it is incumbent upon those officials to come up with a constructive program of their own, rather than to resist continually constructive plans placed before them.

"At this moment we are rriore concerned over the fact fiat nothinz is being done, rather than the method of solving jthe! problem. Any method in keep ing with the fret enterprise $ys- tem would receive support at the polls, we believe." The seven points in the proposed chamber program 1 That the City i Council create a five-man parking com mission or Authority. 2 That the commission or Authority be granted the powers of eminent domain. 3 That the off-street parking all business districts where there is a problem 4 That there be delineated within each bus! ness district wherein no program or facilities of the commission or Authority may be established. BONDS PROMISED 5 That the revenue pond method of financing be adopted.

,6 That the commission or Authority be restricted in fome workable manner from operating parking facilities, but ownership for leasing purposes would be permitted. 7 That metering of small lots which do not lend.themselves to profitable operation on a lease basis be permitted. The Chamber stressed that the points did not encompass 1 i detailed program but only pointed out fundamental principles to serve as a starting point. 1 According to the Chamber, more than 80 California cities have already developed addi tional off -street parking facilities. i Breuner commented "we have already waited too long.

We have been working on this problem for seven years and I predict that if nothing is done about it during the next seven Oakland will lose its normal increase in Dusiness volume and in capital silk shantungs; light off disposal 1005 FLOOR! orders all salts find AGNIN AILIEo 002m Gm ommGs 1 J-J. XL drastic reductions on apparel for country, travel and resort wear 1 wool cottons, Siflill: I 2SJW to J5iW. H8)ffii5 3935 to 493S. of knits Inclntllng French Ixnporits 3SJD0'jo 27 SM. 265 to 18335 1 i group of casual coats 69 SS to 165 AO.

43XK) to 108.00 1 to clear at off 9SS to 3 2 now 6j60 to 21.65 TOY PAY: fJlOffi? Shop your nearest Tipton store and be amazed at what your fabric dollar will buy! suits repriced for of the most wanted types ef winter sports fans 90 to the thU ttiy. inexpensive wayt Kelly rtnftl cJMsfen can wrffit you with slit ill panh, acsah. toboggans eear at new low raresr Call lee. your reservation, eAentat 1235 to 1935 C.05 11 1 1 1 FIRST. Sorry, no mail or phon 1 4 6943 891.

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