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OUH HONE TOWN Another peat military parade , and display is in store for La Queens il«y 18 when four daya of intensive activity will wind up Armed. Force«. week: Las VOL. 71--Ho. 29 __ Mw'iSo-'oftANtk'ii r * mKMKtutrtxiCf mo SUNDAY NEWVHPCA se*Y//n sovnuui THE WEATHER LAS CRUCES AREA:''Generally fair today, tonight and Wednesday; Warmer today with some" ·'. hl«h cloudiness Wednesday. jnornlng-;r Last 24 hours: Las Crucea 80-54; Stale College, 70-44. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE LAS CRUCES; NEW. MEXICO, TUESDAY EVENING. MAY a. 1951 Mexicair Labor Bill Headed For Hoiisf Vote Following SenateJ'assage On Monday Measure Imposes A!^. *. ,*. · I * *_· CENTRAL PRESS PICTURES PHICE FIVE CENTS _ i (D,Tex) c predicted today the ; Hquse will pass a; Senate- approved bli!..authoriiing the federal 1 ' government to J'ecrulit Mexican workers to help hfirvest "American crops. Th'o: Seriate'; passed the bill yesterday by · voice ' vote,'with, only u .few "rip", votes.; Ajthough .technically it .was und«r..conslderatioT for J2jlnys,'the Senate shoved the bllli aside many' times..tor debate over Far Eastern 'policy. Sponsors of .the. bill 'said II was , vitally needed i n ' m a n y farm sen- tions this year to avert'a/threat- ened sliortage of "stoop labor" for picking cbttdn, sugar - heels and similar crops. ;. \: · -· CIwir» Committee. ;.. · A similar bill, . sponsored ' by Poagc, has cleared the House Ag- irrlcillture committee and 'is before the.i-ules 'committee. ·; ' The Texan .told .a.'reporter he thought .the. lilies group would send it to the'floor now that the Senale lias'acted. He predicted final .House approval. after considerable 'debate.' '- ' : ' . : ..Th'e "..measure .would .authorize tile Secretary of Labor; to recruit workers in Mexico .wttli' the cooperation of-the, Mexican- government' and 'bring therti'''t6 · U.' S. reception ;ccntora '.iicaililKe border. Contribute 'To r 'dMt 'I- ' ? ' ' T h e employer would .hire the laborers' a t ; . these. centers. and'; pay the- government up :tq" |20..of the cbst:':,o'f' bringing; the "Mexican to Baseball Fund Is Still Short Of Sum Needed. ·With the baseball team, from the Las Cruces Union high school slated to leave Thursday for the state nieet En Las Vegas no additional .contributions had been made toward the fund of $125 needed to help defray'their expenses. .Jt was estimated it would.take some $450 to take the track team to Albuquerque to the track meet and- the baseball team to Las Vegas. 'The school, of course, does riot receive any gate receipts from the spring athletics. ... The - school had funds for this purpose but not for the trip expense and new uniforms. They wera urged to.go ahead and buy uniforms and the other · 'funds would be provided. Anyone 'desiring: to make a .contribution toward raising- the remaining $120 needed can send it lo Clco; Roberts, president of the Boosters* club, Herndon Hotel send it or leave it at the Sun- News office. enter .-to his farm.,.:- . the The 'i-TKe;S(enaie.did"acepl one'chnn^e pifo'pdscil · by - ; S.enator ; " Douglas, (D-Ili:r'aimed'.at the- hiring- of "wetbacks" -^ illegal ."Mexican im- mig-rants"who : syvarni'over the Rio Oraride each;, year.-!, ';; ; .'. . . , . Includes Fine. . . '".-./ I 'U. .-woultiMmpos'c a ' fine, of up to J2,OGO.qr a"year.in jain-on any person." knowingly employing a Mexican alien ; who" entered the country, el legally:"- . · Biggest',, dispute': in the Senate came over aii amendment to broad- en'the bill by,establishing;six reception centers' in scattered parts of the country. ;,The. amendment was beaten/,43 to'3l3 H Small Business Clinicto Meeting Friday The U. S. Senate's "committee on small- business will open it! southern New Mexico small business clinic in Lns Cnices at 10 a. m. this Friday.'May. 11. The meetings are' scheduled foi Branigan library auditorium, and will feature seven government experts. ·· ! - . ' " .'.. ... . . ^ Sponsored. : by the Mesilla Valley Chamber of Commerce, the clinic is. designed t6 aid small businessmen to understand government purchasing needs'and present price regulations. - - - . . . . Appearing on -the Senate committee's board "of experts will be Charles E. "Shaver, as. chairman. He is'general coiJnsel of the;Senate committee. With'Jiim will be: John C. CrathcYs; special'.assistant' to the icommissloh'cr,' federal supuly.sen'i«,'gerieral services administration.'. .'···"*'·':/-'-'*-' · , - ' · lieryl E..Warden, chief-extension scryiceV'section^; management Pearson Named Peace Justice Former Las Cruces police judge Sam; Pearson has been named by Dona Ana : county commissioners as Justice of Peace in Precinct 20. . Judge- 'Pearson, former. Virginia law officer, replaces the late A. J. "Jack" Robertson in the JP office. "The" appointment of.. Pearson to the-'preclnet-offi'ce'-wis'madc-.ai.'a regular meeting of- the board of commissioners, at the.-Cort.^Housc. Monday. Judge Pearson announces his .office will be opened ·."Vyednes- day in the bulldlrig- directly across f r o m , the courthouc on Amador sti'eet. ^ . ' ' . ' : ' DiscuHM Prowwds, . Other., business; undertaken by the board in its regular ftrst-Mon- day-of-the-month meeting was routine' receipts :of reports, discussion o f - road conditions, and payment of outstanding vouchers Against the county. The Board also convened as th Board, of Equalization for purpos A RAGGED KOREAN waif . examines matches a n d "new" shoes found in Seoul where only' the young and Very ' old are left. The youngster is also holding;a precious can of food under one"'arm. (International) City Dads Review Strange Case Of Dominoes Bearing Strong likeness To Cards By BU1 BOUSE; Las Ci'uces city corrfmissioners learned .about n strange new game Monday night. It's called dominoes--but played with a' "deck 1 Discovery of the pastime came when.'Charles Diana, operatoi of a dqwntown 'domino parlor f appeared .before-the board seeking- lo prevent cancellation of an occupation license. The revocation was sought by inequalities in ta: . sis 1 tance' 1 divlsibn,;'ofric(i : ''of smai; liijiiness, . N'n'tlqnal. Production au- tliorrty, Department pf Commerce. Lednarirc. Etheriil'ge, ijoputy chief/office of sniill Biialncss.'mu- nltlonK' board, Dopaftmcnt of Defense. · . . . - · ; ' . Maj. Murgsret: R. Wharon, U.S. Army, -central nillitary procurement Inforniatlon ofticc, munitions lioanl, Department of Defense. ' John G. Lifcrty,. industrial relations reprosontauvo, defense manpower ailminlstnllon,' Dipartment of Labor. · ' ' . · . · ; ; Porter D.'-Wtrinp;, a«slsUnt to the director, Office of Price' Stabilization...'..:'. ..'..'. .;.'.: .·:·".'.·· nv . The meeting 'Is' one'of 'three to" lw' held. 'In" New SlexIcorBiislnesi- men from 'the southern, piit' of the state ire urged to aUtnd^thln mating. In addition to c«l'n»el|ng small lralnc»s'm«n . on relations wltli ' th« g'ovsrn'ment, »»·' clinic ' Hon.. . of reviewing assessments. A three-man board of local re altors has been selected on a teni porary basis, without compensa tfon, to aid the Board of Equals Kation in property assessment. Board Different The appraisal board composed o Yancy Clarlt, George Qucsenberry ami W.'J. Little is » differen board lhan : one which may late: be appointed under SB71 which provides for a paid board set up as an official advisory group fo the commissioners and county as scssor. ,. .. Tax problems will continue to hi n major portion of the commis sioners' activities until the enlin state is reassessed next year as is provided by statute. Youths Confess Recent Break-Ins .Two 16-year-old youths an-eslei Monday night by Patrolman Angel Torres', have admitted three recent brcak T ins. · Chief of .Police Santos P.am- Irez said this morning that the palr v wa"s arrested on a local street a f t e r , a "tip" that they might know something about, the break ins. . . . . . Tho attempted burglaries oc nirred last Friday night at the Shamrock Drive-In, Anvendariz. Studio and the-Las Crucc-v Pawn Shop. The pair admitted all three 'ireak-ins. Nothing was laken : in tiie -rusions. Chief Ramirez said. He explained the youths entered the buildings at night In' search of ' One of the. pair was released to Iho custody of his father. The other held for action of the Juvenile court. The latter lias'u reformatory ·ecord according to probation of- 'Icer George Wood. COTTON MAKKKT High Low ' do* 15.30 45..1D 4IS.3D 45.00' 44.H1 45.00 39.50 May uly Oct. . Var. Now Dec. 38.02 New May MM New July M.18 New Oct. 3».J3 3(1.44 3*.«0 38.78 38,48 38.11 34.15 39.41' 3S.SO 38.89-00 38.11 M.Jin . M.JJn Ryan Chauffeur May Be Called By Grand Jurors The Dona Ana ' county grand jury- lias recessed from regular session, until Thursday and will continue a study of public institution/ finances and' administration .They will return to ; regular ses- sicin-J'n the .court chambers at 10 ·fhyju^irioldin^7fnes r on'the Ryan .case temporariXy: until niore witnesses can be contacted. ':· rny Ciintact Chauffoiir ' It is believed the jury will inak' an/effoit to'liear direct testimony from Mrs. Ryan's chauffeur, Estel Mills, who returned to Cincinnati Ohio, shortly after the woman was, round unconscious in n local hotel. She .died three days later -undei strange circumstances."; Tlie 53-year-old wdnian, a resident of. Cincinnati, had .been ^see: in various places in town prior to her strange -"death, and her choiif- feur had earlier been questioned in the case by Cincinnati police. The grand jury completed investigation of several public offices late last week. Dividing- into com mittees of four members each, they visited city,, county, and district offices, as part of the general instructions given them when thev convened here last April. No Ke]xrl Expected Dist. Judge W. T. Scoggln, Jr., is in Las Cnices for the balance of the week, but the jury is not expected to make u 1 report until their findings are complete, probably late this month. Any indictments and a final report will be'presented -not later t h a n - M a y 21,, when the fall term of riisirict court ends. Armccl Forces Day Ctmimillccinen Will Meet This Al'lcrnoon A meeting for all committee chairmen for.Armed forces week, May 14-18. has 'been nailed for 3 p.m., today, Clint 'Sniith announced. '.* . ' ~ . The meeting will be held at the Chamber of ·Commerce rooms in the Uranigan Memorial auditorium building-. Council Protests Gas Rate Hike Principal business transacted at :he regular meeting- of., the- -Las Cruces .city commission Monday nig-ht concerned a l e t t e r - b f pio- .cst sent tp El Paso Na.tural Gas company rejecting- a proposed 'alse In rates. . ' ' The letter, drafted by the coun- :il, was ordered mailed, after the :ity received a notice from the utility company that a raise in ·ates would be forthcoming- short- y- The city has -a contract with the firm which expires soon, but which contains a.clause that the city may renew at present rates, 15 Percent incrfnsc The new rate would strike a total of 510,633 as compared to a rate of about $8,500 at present. The raise amounts to about .15 percent. . The council unanimously agreed that the city cannot absorb.', the increase without a resulting hike in rates to consumers. Substantially, the letter of p test to the g-as firm stated: "The City of Las Cruces is faced -with the same conditions in which the El Pasa Natural Gas company finds itself -- with an increased cost of operntion--due to present 'nflatlon. No R:iis« Seen · .' "The City of Las Cru'cos, a I this time, does not contemplate a raise to'consumers." · -... Other business-before tho : board included -a hearing for Charles- Diana-to show cause why his occupation license.should not be revoked from a ' f l o m i n o parlor; final approval of installation of 28 street llg-hts for CJhurch street; several street problems, and receipt ^of police, probation office and general reports/ The monthly police report sub-mi tted by Chief of Police Santos (Continued on page fourj City Police'Chief Santos HamircV following,'the arrest of two men who.were finetl for playing "galloping, dominoes"- (a different gamel in Diana's establishment last month. Sllghlly Different The "domino game!' for which the pair was fined is played somewhat differently than Uje type Diana described in his protest of tho intended,Ycyocal ionf '·Through the courtesy of the police department, the council witnessed a display of- several sets of confisticated "dominoes." These have no spots, a l t h o u g h they arc shaped like" dominoes -- rectangular. _ ·- ' On the face are clubs, diamonds, hearts, spaiics; 1 numbers from two to 10, aces,; kings, qunens ami jacks. . ·".""' ; "You can play 'Her.vls* with them," Diana explained. The cube "dominoes" used by the arrested pair had spots. Very definite spots: Ones and twos nm! sixes and seven-come-clevcns. They are known in gambling" circles as "dice." T h e y a i e used in n gambling gamo known .is "craps." Strictly Legal Gambling, however, wasn't I he purpose of the cube domino game. Diana told the commission. He was positive of this, he said, because he gave strict.orders at the domino parlor;. "No gambling is permitted." , Diann works nt White Sands Proving Grounds, so was unaware that someone had swapped square cubes .with spots for dominoes with card faces. "Even one 'deck' was incomplete.". Diana .said .in defense of the dominoes. The commission agreed that dominoes (with .spots) are usually referred to in 'sets.' rnfrolmiin Annoys Diana also protested a patroling of the establishment by cily offir cer C. H. Hudson. The policeman said he had visited the parlor once. Diana said .Hudson nmde trips through the place nbout every two hours. lie accused the notor pa(Continued on ;)aye four; Marshall Would Favor Bombing Manchuria If Sure Russia Would Not Enter Korean War; Wants To Cause Terrible' Losses Thinks Commies Would Negotiate If Toll Is High Nnzum Travels To Las Cruces Outstanding Pupils Receive tiigh School Honor Awards nillTIIDAY WASHINGTON, May 8 I/P) -President \ Tniman observes bin rth birthday today. White House. ?ress' Secrolnry Joseph H. Short '·"Id newsmen Mr. Truman would #or'k o 'normal day. Outstanding students who scor ed success in far-flung fields academic and extra-curricula: work ware honored last night Award Niffht In Las Cruces Union high school. The program war sponsored by .the Honor Society Following greetings by Romelia Enriques;''president of the sponsoring group, master of ceremonies Wally Deckert presented donors. The awards presented arc U; follows. Unless otherwise noted the loken of achievement WHS t gold honor key. Attendance: Jerry Emerson, Cue Wlegal, Margaret Saminego, Joe Silva, Baudelia Delgado, Dolore: Lncero, Carol Ady, John Taylor, Mrn-ie Elena Amesqueta, C Lovolady, Frank Talamantcs. James 'Hanny, Roger 'Johnson. Awards were passes to the Rio Graiilie theater. Clarice Douglas, P-TA 'chorus ·ward; Keith Guthrie. Klwanls iand award, Shirley Bullard, Ki- vanis orchestra award; Alherta oy, W. I. A. art award; Paul Hmler, Huford Harris art award; Joyce Ames, McGuira Library award. Sclriict; Award * Wally Deckert, Ln Postn science award; Josic Pemi, $ftQ first prize winner, Raquel Torres, ?25 second placo winner In Pan American Round Table award fnr Spanish book review, Ann Viokers, $10 award In Lislf Baker poetry award; Hector May- i-iez and Inocenta Vuladez, Oult- lerrez Spanish awards; Donald Wunsch,- Latin club award; Frances Adams, Rocker short stor award; Keith Guthrie, Welshoim- er grammar award; Jo Irving, Morehcad journalism award. Homer Heinzman, biology; Jon Arierholtf, Myers football award; Artie Robertson, Myers truck award; Jimmy Bradley, Myers baseball award; Cip! Fieiro, Liars Lodge .basketball nward. History Au'tirtt Eleanor Stephenson, Glen Hum- ill .history ilward; Jean Bowcn, Gillespic home economics award; Wesley S^ratton, Vlekei-s agriculture .'award; Haquel Torres, Pilot club girl's physical education award; Sue Wcigal, Busby distributive education award. . Rota'ry awards .Included those to Romelia Eniiqucz for best United Nations essay; Ronald Boma, bookkeeping; Wally Dcckcrl. senior with most A's on report card. John Adcrholcl, Honor Society award; enrol Ady, . Gomlbrake drama award. V. F. W. essay awards went to Clarice Smith, first place, $25 donated by L»s Ciuce.i Citizen; Lenore Culbert, second, 5j.fi donrued by the V. P. W.; nml'Cavl: : Hcnflon] third. $]Q given by V. F. W. auxiliary. Award Fo/'iyadorniyp Rebecca,.Toyres won Chi Omega's endershlp award;. John AdorhoKl the Whitfield bus;lines. leaurnblp (Continued "on imgti -four) ALBUQUERQUE, Mny S '/T' ·- Jerry Nuaum's Pennsylvania attorney wonil bo with him when the professional football player ap pours in Laa Cruces Friday for i preliminary hearing on a murder charge. Nuzum, a halfback with' the Pi'tsbuigh Stoelers, was here today to visit relatives. He goes to Las Cruces Thursday. Nuzuin is charged with llic dcatb of Ovida Cocg'er, Uis Cruces waitress, two yrsi'rs ago last month. fciim saiil ho would be represented at the hearing' by his local counsel, and that a transcript of .he proceedings would he sent to Charles J. Margiotli. Pittsburgh criminal lawyer wlin nnre waq attorney general of Pennsylvania. Nuzuin, who once starred on the New Mexico Aggie grid squad, clc- clued further comment on the i pending district court appearance. Meanwhile, in Las Cruces, special pr^ecutor J. Benson Newell and State Police Capt. A. H. Hath- nwny were in conference p ing; 'he state's case a^-iinst the gT'iii star. Hathaway led tho three-month- long investigation which resulted in arrest of i h e football player early in April. Hatlraway said he would remain in Las Cruces this week assisting Newell in preparation of the c.nsc. Newell way luuiied special prosecutor by Governor Ed Medium shortly ^before Walter Kegel of the attorney gencrnl's office announced his resignation a f t e r ho had been assigned to prosecute tin* case. Hathaway snid he had ''not been ailviKed" whether Kegef would tnke an active part in the pielim- inai-y hearing here Friday. Police Investigate Two v Accidents Two minor accidents were investigated by the Dona Ana county Sheriff's department Monday. Al 7 a. m., Monday, two trucks collided in Mesilla Park. Theru were no injuries or charges filed. The vehicles were driven by Basilio Hodrigticz, Oon/ales Km ins and Melvin 13. tirook.s, Alesilla Park. About an hour-ana-one-lialf Uilcr a car-truck collision on U. S. 70 near the Silver Spur night club resulted in damage to butli voli- icles. j IN WASHINGTON, Vice Admiral Arthur C. Davis of the 'Defense Department censors Senate hearing testimony of Secretary of Defense George Marshall for security reasons. Censorship .on Marshall is much heavier than MacArthur. (International) Boosters' Club Opens Campaign For Memberships First invitations for now members and former members to mail in Uielr diicn for their membership In the Lnr, Crticr.s High School Boosters* f l u b arc goin^ out this vveek. Harry Bradley, chairman of the membership campaign, has pro- pared and is mailing out cards .ind luttei.s to all members of the club lo likely new members. Being mulled with HIOHO are slumped and self addressed envelops that t h e duen be mailed 10 Jerry Garciii, secretary-treasurer f th« club. niumltd-o IVIniimTs Members of tlm cuiiuuittee \vork- ig with Clmlnnoii Bradley are WASHINGTON, May 8 OT»».-- Secretary of Defense George Marshall testified today that If th'cre was absolute certainty llussia would not L-nter .the Koi'can w a r he would favor Gen. Douglas MacArthur's plan of bombing Chinese Manclmrinn simply bases. Secretary Marshall also said today the United Nations ulm to win the Korean war by inflicting "tc- rific casimllies" on the Cbinesi: Communislir, breaking- tlieir nmrnk- and ilciitroying their (rained armies. The Defense :;ccretnry guve that answer to senators pressing Ijim as to \vbiit "forseeable end" t h o udininisti'utioirs Korean war pol- cics promise. Socmul luy Iliuirliig He was at the n u p l U I for tin- iecond diiy defending tliofiu poli- :in.i aivainst the bitter utUck inndi: by Gen. nouglas MacArthur. do- lused l r ar Miistaern commander, who contends they offer nothing )ut a "bloody'slnlcmate." Marshall told the senators, too, that ho is "disturbed" ahout tho posKible effect upon United Nations men in Korea of .statements from their commander (MacArlli- u r ) "which accentuate the casualties thai they are suffering and in effect 1.1ml it is without justified purpose," Marshall suid the administration phm for Korea him butm to "Inflict the greatest number of c;uui- iiltiiM we could in order to brt-iik down'not only the moral, hut thu (niiue'd fabric of the Chihe.sc ann- ics." Ti-Hthnoilj' Drifted At this point the censor delat- ed no word.s from t h e public vcrs- sion o( MarshairjMcGtimoiiy. Tlien the Secrtnry of DeTonna "That is, inflict terrific casualties on the Chinese' Communist forces. "If wo break the 'morale of their irmies, .but more particularly, i f ' destroy their best trained armies as we have been in -the process of doing-, there, it .seems to (Continued on PURO foui'J Vehicles dri'vn by Pedro T. Con- ztiles. Las Cruces and G. T. Slantl- ifer, Tucson. Ariz., were both damaged. There were no injuries charges filed. NcwSuuc Policeman Arrives In Cruces Las Cruci'ij' newest K t n l e Pn- irolnian arrived here to u.s.-aime liis duties Monday. He in .Icrry Urunk, veteran of more Chnn 10 Vears of service w i t h the state force. Drunk a Santa Fe native, han Dccn Htntion'd in Tucuuu-ari for the'past three and one-lialf yours. Hi.s wife utid young sun will join ilm here at the end of the .school In Tuoumciiri. ' MOVIK STAIl DIKS 13EVKHLY HIL!^, Calif.. May Death luis stopped t h e 8 ypl -- liorriblc pain which handsom Warner Itaxter, 63, the movies' original Clsro Kill, siiffnreil for years. I In home. Foi died last nljjht at his from arthritis, yeais he had suffered, . .Inlm Snlu|)(!lt, Pat Mc- Pole A s n i n u ami Bill T u r r c n l i n i Cloriion, Shelley. H is expected that after the response hns been received from the letters that many personal calls will be miule to compk-U' the 1110111- berslilp campni^n. Uitslni'ss DIsirU'l. Kei'init l l J m l ) Ijiahs will lumdle Truman Charges 'Cri: Mac Arthur Ideas Provoke Attack WASHINGTON. May 8-I.Ti President Truman aald laut nlyllt that Cm. Doii|ilas IracArihiii'". Korean war proposnls mltfht provoke anotiicr world war and , ., ,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,. "death blow" atomic attacks on the biislm'.s.H ili.itrirl n i u l tile |no- | America's £re.it cities, ft'-ssional men mid lie is p l a n n i n g ! *'''· ' r i l l nian took ja .{tersonyl to innll tin-in U'tlcrs w i t h t h e hnpul 1 """ 1 '" " lc administration drive tbCHi w l l l l i n a Rood ii'aponTM'. |'" ra "v Pi'bliu support for his Individual incmbci ships in n,,. I rTMi'se with a foreign policy speech HiilMoc Kooiitcra club Is ?2.fill p,.r I ' " Eorac 80 ° civilian defense work- year while business f i r m mpml)»r- l!ril hm lll!lt "'K 111 - . . . . . . . declared that !o expand tlio hljis aie tio each. Kniiils will be used in aiiliup ' Korean war. ft. 1 '. 11(0 .Gi;noral, pro- . and heliiinj; the athletic pio K ti'ni I""TM, would bring thu "real pos- ancl otlu'r school activities. .siblllly" of Russln lauuchlnpf " " S l i l l Have Clumrr To Casi .l)a Hols C^lmmlic'i' of Commerce nicmbor. who have .still not cn.st their lial ots for luinrd of dlreclnni mem )er.i have a last m i n u t e chanco ti !o .so thin afternoon. Manager Clint Hinilii announce Way mall will be 'plcliod up fron 'he postofflce at (1 p. in. this i-vt Dust Bowl Threatens Eastern New Mexico, Experts Warn ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., May 8 (A*i--The'dnnfier .of a new dust bowi, the Soil ConscivMInn Service wnrncd today, Is the moat serious t hns been since the black bllz- amls of the 1030's. 'Duat' atorm.i of recent weeks, omc of. which have been the mo.il ovcrc In several yenr»; nro, just oxahiples of whnt cnn bo expected very time the winds utrlkc this p'rlher.V a'ald Cvfil Lukcr,' reirlon- l SC3 director,, ~ "Tho.»ltutlon , cin bo ..much " worse next winter and sgring unless every effort Is. m'nde to reestablish protective cover to the many thousand acres that now are barren as a ro'iull of the wheat crop failure In ninny areas." . He reported a survey In eastern New Mexico and Colorado* shows that the wheat crop has suffered severe damage. He said Ihc survey showed: Wheat, prospects nro. fair. In Roosevelt county, N. M., but there la'little 1 that will he worth harvesting In Curry, Quay, Harding and Union counties In the rest of tho New, Mexico cast side. "The- same situation prevails along thn eastern' side of Coloi'a- do,','. f-ukoi-.Wported. Ho snld .the survey showed, however, thit.wheat that now looks 'promising' may produce III- tlo unless more moisture comes within.the next week or so. · "Tha..seriousness of. the wind erosion situation lies (n tho fact (hat this will be the second successive wheat .fnllm'fl over much ot-.Utli lir'oa." he'tald. the iiiiln of which ,,|,, K . In aiMIUim. t | 1( , chamber'* wan so K ront thai be was unable, ,,mce will be ,,|on u n t i l C, so tha 10 ""' I nii'inbivs may bring tlieir InilUi.li In person. At least 100 ballots have not yet liM-n i P l i i r n n l ^ M a m i K r r Smith has urged all member* to paillclpale so t h a t - t h o board may truly lep- re.fcnt Iho membership'*, wishes. Uullols will bo counted tonight, and newly-oli'dud dlrjclora will be annouiu'-d In tomoriow's Sun- News. Ltikor said that there tisu.illy is enough moisture during tho summer to produce a grain sorghum crop which will pi-otect tho land. Grain sorghums can produce a cash crop for the farmer that will partially offset his wheat crop loss; they will provide much needed grain for livestock t'red, and, of the utmost importance, can pro- vldii cover for protection against wln'n' frosifn next winter and spring, ' , , COXdHSSMAN DIKS WASIM1TON, Muy 8 im .... Hop. John Kee, 77-yi'ar-olU chair- miin of the House Foreign Affairs commit-too died loilay of n heart attack. Ho rnllnpnnl duHnff n routine iiMslon of Iho committee and wna pronounced dend by Dr. Oforco \V. Culver, rapltol phynl- tliui. ("death blow" atomic ntlneks on New York, Cleveland.' CbleaKO, .Soaltle, Los AiiKelcH and Wa-sh- infjlun and mlicr' nitii's. On Iho (ithcr. hand, hn said, tlur free -natlon.s have stopped the march of Communism in Asia and "dealt a heavy blow to the Kremlin conspiracy nil over the world by their fight in Korea. "Remember this,". Mr. Truman said, "if we do have another world war, Jiiwlll bo an atomic war. We coulu expect' many atomic bomb* to be dropped on American cities. "And a aliigli! one of them could cause many time. 1 ! more c.lsuallle.H than we have suffered' in all lhe % fighting in Korea. "I do not want to bo responslblo for bringing that about." Avoids .MacArthur Mr. Truman did not refer -by name to MacArthur, who baa advocated air action against Manchuria, a naval blockade and.lisa of Chinese Nationalist irobps on* nrmoaii against the Chinese- Reds. Supporters .of -MacArthur --* nostly nopuhllcana--plainly: \two- he targets of this assertion: * · - ' "Wo are right I n - t h o midst o?' big debate on foreign policy. A- ot of people IU4 looking at this fbato as lf.lt woro-jiut a'polltl-- al fight, liut -the stakes arc H t mord! Impormnt. than tho^out- omo of an'elcctlon,'Tho thln^ th'at' · (Continued on iagt tour).'. ·

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