Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on June 20, 1951 · Page 1
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Wednesday, June 20, 1951
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OUR HOME TOWN . . , Attendance. «'t hearings.on tele- phone'rale Increase requests was lagging at noon today. The-issue is one of vital importance and should attract til'telephone users. 1 - ·News NEW THE WEATHER LAS CRUCES AURA: Partly clcnuly with continued warm night's mid moderate., nftcrnopn. winds; Possible thunderstorms; Last 21 hums: Las Cruces 102-63.; §tute, College 102-73. . . · . - , . . · · ·· .. . VQL.71-.No. 66 - · ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE LAS CHUCES, NEW MEXICO. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JUNE 20, 1951 CENTRAL TRESS PICTURES PRICE FIVE CENTB Hurley Bitterly Lashes Policy Of Appeasement, Surrender By United States At Yalta · : · i- ...'.._. · ' m - - '·- -Charges Fear In U.S. Action tussia WASHINGTON, June '20-- t^fi-- Maj. Qta;jgf trick J. Hurley 'accused the£.£tat'c Department to^lay of a'pSlicj? ,of "appeasement* 1 both to Commuhism and "Imperialism".. KB called" It a "cowardly 'surrender" of the principles for: which' world war 2 was fought. · i Denounclng' the secret concessions to Russia at the 1P45 Yalta conference, the former ambassador to China declared: · "The postwar success of Russia Js not due to Russia's strength but to the weakness of American foreign policy." l Hurley was" testifying at the Senate Inquiry into the dismissal nf Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Liuntmstw Policy He came before the Senate Armed Sen-fees and Ko'reign 'Relations committees with a long prepared statement which lambasted U. S. foreign policy in general and Secretary of State Acheson individually. At one point, he. spoke of Acheson as expressing "both moral and general had physical fear". The white-haired little more than completed his statement when the committees recessed u n t i l ' 9 a. m. (EST) tomorrow. But he already .had thrown so much harsh language that U was plain HR would be in for'a vigorous session with administration Senators when he'returns to the witness chair for the'questlon-and- answer-phase, of his-testimony. MiicArthar Refuses '. . ; ; " · " ' Aside .from Hurley's appearance, there were these qtlier ;prfnclpal developments in tHc inquiry: . ') 1. tors he does not care to return before them for rebuttal of'-the testimony from administration officials. His letter said President Truman had silenced "pertinent witnesses" and kept the Inquiry pane' from getting the "full facts" on his relief from his Far Eastern commands. ! 2. Senator Knowian'd (R-Calif) made a request that the panel seek such portions of a diary kept by the late Secretary of Defense Forrestal as miglifbc pertinent to the inqniry. Dhiry Kept Secret He said he understood a part of the diary "is still being held at the While House" and that other parts have been turned ove"r tn Forrestal'.s heirs. Forrestal plunged to his death from .a tower at the Bethcsda, Md., hospital in 1919 after resigning his cabinet post. Mac Arthur's decision against returning to the witness chair Increased prospects for a quick windup of the inquiry. After Hurley, the Senators plan to hear only two more witnesses. They are Maj. Gen. Emmet (Ronie) O'Donncll, former Far Eastern Air Force leader, nnd Maj. Gen. David C. Barr, one-time head of a military mission to China. Held Key Posts Hurley is a Republican who was Secretary of War in President Hoover's administration. President Roosevelt gave him various confidential posts during World Wai Two. In bitterly condemning the Yalta agreement. Hurley sa'.'! Roosevelt "was already a sick man at Yalta". Q'Donncll and Barr are still in active service, O'Donne'l on the west coast and Barr at Fort Knox. Kyi Hurley assailed Secretary Ache- (Continued on ;iai:e four) Sunii'Her Seems To Come Early, iJpset Seasons Tomorrow,, June 21, IH the first dxy of summer--hilt there Hctrnm to bo ftotittthlng- unusually warm about till* lafit ilay of spring. .THc temperatur., jumping 1 the gun · on sununnr's opening", loomed up to 102 yrstr-.nlay nnd was pushing the, top out of thn thermometer early tmlay. 'Last night, the, mercury re- mHinert at 78 ucgTer* to R^t a good Btart for tho top again today. Th« weatherman sees no respite from the, - heat. Tsirtly cloudy,' continued hot, with more wind in tho afternoon, he sny.i. Premier Orders Complete Iranian ConirolOfOil TEHRAN, Iran, June 20 (? -Premier "Mohammed Mossadegh ordered his · government to take full authority over Anglo-Iranian oil 1 operations today, and Britain called Home Its peace mission. Mossadegh promised to keep'oil flowing from nationalized installations of the company, in which the British government holds- a controlling interest. He acted after a five-hour cabinet meeting. Deputy Premier Hussein Fatimi said Iran would not carry out threats of extreme nationalists to "shut the valves" or the Abadan refinery the world's largest. Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison conferred "with military leaders and said Britain will--protect its nationals.In Iran if the government here do so. The British Mission ordered home consisted of. ; ])oth Anglo-Iranian and government representatives. Its negotiations Mth the Iranians broku down last night. In the British House of Commons, Winston Churchill asked if the government .had made up its mind wh "-or to evacuate several thousand Birtons working for Anglo Iranian*. Morrison declined to say on the ground such a statement would be foolish and risky. ' The Iranian cabinet acted afte.* considering an appeal from t hi. United States to restudy the lat* est Britisli offer of payment. Iran's rejection of that offer brought the breakup of negotiations last night. foposes r A 515 million request -'for funds for expansion of White Sands Proving Ground was -made today by the Department o f - t h e Army. News of the proposed construction came In a'telegram from'Sen. Dennis Chavez, in Washington. The' request was part of a $51,-, 710,400 fund the Department has asked for construction In New Mexico at military installations. "The money asked for . White Sands Pro.ving Ground is ear-marked for expansion of facilities at the base," Col. G. "G.. Eddy told the Sun-News today. . : t The -recent deslgnatio'n of Las Cruces as a 1 "critical defense area", by the.Department of Defense was expected to be enhanced by the new appropriation from the department. Other, bases affected in New Mexico arc the Clovis Air Force base, which is expected to receive $8,540,000 for reactivation; Walker Air Forces base, $13,111.000; KIrtland, $4,752,000 and nearby Holloman, $6,147,000. The Defense Department asked $373,501,330 for Texas projects, including- 533,451.830 for the Army's Fort Bliss and $7,833,000 for Biggs Air Force base, both at El Paso; and $13,814,000 for the reactivated Amarillb airfield. Col. Charles H. McNutt, district U- S. Engineer from Albuquerque, inspected the Clovis' field lait Thursday. At that time, he said "The Clevis field is in the best condition of any deactivated field I have seen in my district. Everything is useable." The Clovis air field has been closed by the Air Force since shortly after World War Two ended, at the same time air bases were shut down at Hobbs, Deniing and Carlsbad. Fourth Day Of Aerial War Costs Red$10 Planes As. 98 Ships Clashln Fight . . By UI.EN CLEMENTS TOKYO, June 20-- (#)--Ten Red planes were shot down or damaged today In the Korean war's .first double-deck dog-fight. Both jet and propeller driven planes--98. of them--look part In the fourth consecutive dayof air war over northwest Korea. On the ground North Koreans suddenly abandoned Punchbowl Valley, which they had fought for so viciously/ United Nations guns now // Battle News Confuses You, Here's Meaning By HAI- BOYIJG NEW YORK (/PI -- Are you finding the war-news a bit ha'rd to understand? Maybe its the military gpbblorty- 0 -ook -- standard on both sides -that has you confused. Generals as well as doctors sometimes have a hard time explaining: opreattofts in the language of the common lan. ' $· Perhaps a verbal bfledecker.put- ting their key phrases into ordinary English might help you.-Well, one has'been drawn up -- all-in Convicts .Again- Take Guard Prisoner tn Utah StaleiPrison POINT - OF-THE-MOUNTAIN, Utah, June 20 (^-- Three prisoners held a guard: hostage at the point.of a knife last night, then hid out for more than two hours in the new multi-million dollar Utah state prison. It was the second disorder at the "escape proof"'Structure in a month. Warden A. O. Sevcrson said guard C. Wayne Hoohlcr was captured and tied by the three inmates Inst night. He said the disturbance fun -- by an Air Force officer ;in Korea. It was relayed to Gordon Onmmack, DCS Mol mjfc by lneiTrri- bune columnist^ Guide Is Timely "With war once again dominating newspapers, radio, politics, and the cigarette ads," the anonymous air force officer said in preface,' -"it is timely to publish a short guide-to military phraseology so that the American peaple may ' better understand the true conditions of the subject." He then listed, as Uic key phrases ."likely to be employed in this war and the ones to follow," these cliches. . !and their translations: ". . . .Planned withdrawl to strengthen positions. . ." (we're running.) They're RimnJnff ". . .Fleeing in confusion. (They're running.) * · ·-' ". . .In' this hour of crisis, it would be f oily to c h a n g e homes..;.. ,...'". JElecipn. crat.) ' J · . '". .. .in this hour of crisis, we must remove the bungling inept. ." (Continued on pa*ge four) Twenty-tour U. fighters overpowered a dominate the former Rod buildup area on the eastern front. FlKhtlnjf Flares .Sharp battles flared Wednesday on both sides of the vnllcy--one icar Kasong on the east coast and the other in mountains north of Yanggu. The double air battle broke out simultaneously between low flying propeller planes And jets swirling above at l.'i.OO.O feet. ' When it wns over the Reds had lost three planes destroyed, one probably destroyed and six damaged. ' Mustang flight of six RusaUin-nuilt propeller planes. All the Reds wore hit. A Yak fighter and .two. Stonnqvlck attack- bombers were shot'down. Another Stormovik was probably destroyed and two were damaged. · Tight Sweeps Dmvn Thirty-two American Sabre jets battled 36 Russian-typo XI1G-15 jets in the top level of the battle. The jet fight began at 13,000 feet and swept down to 6,000. Four red-nosed MIGs were damaged. All.the -MIGs then streaked back across the M a n r h u r i a n border, 15 miles from where, the action started. The Fifth Air Force said all Sabre jets returned safely. The four days of nir war cost the Reds 28 planes destroyed or damaged.. Thn Fifth Air . Force listed none shot down, one probably knocked out and IS damaged. There have been no figures of U. N. losses if any In these air battles. The Reds' stepped up-air action included the bombing; and strafing raid Wednesday morning on a U. N. bivouac area In tho Uijongbu ·sector north of Seaul. Thu new boldness of the Reds revived speculation that they arc planning to unleash their iiir force, once estimated at 3,000 planes -- possibly in support of a new offensive. County Veterans Home From War Will Be Honored Certificates of appreciation liavr. been prepared for presentation to nine Dona Ana county mfjn relum- ing 1 from Korean lighting". The presentation will be nuule at 7:30 p. m.. Thursday, in the first of a series of ceremonies to honor fighting men from Korean battlefields. The ceremonies were arranged by the 'Fourth Army advisory committee with the cooperation of the Army Organized Reserve, Uie city.'s veterans organizations and the Mesilla Valley Chamber of Commerce. To Present Certificate A beautifully engraved certificate will be presented to each of the men in the ceremonies to be held in Branigan Memorial auditorium. The certificate presented to the iien reads ns follows: "Certificate of appreciation from the citizens of Las Cruces and Dona Ana county. New Mexico to (the soldier's name). On the occasion of your return from the fighting Korea, we the citizens of your community express to you our keen appreciation for your fiacrl- Crucens Ignore Opportunity To Air Tekphone Rate Beefs A count at noon today revealed that only five persons had taken advantage of an opportunity to air their gripes about telephone service to tnc State Corporation com mission. State Corporation commission during the evening bathing member Ingram B. Pickctt is hold- period and that one of the prisoners had a knife. Jaycees Expected To Aid In Selling Aggie Tickets Albuquerque Reigns As National Marble Shooting Capital ALBUQUERQUE, June 20 UP)-The juvenile sport of marbles seta up Its national capital here tomorrow. Schoolboy .champions are flocking In from at least 30 states to match akills in 'the fifth annual marble tournament of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Adding- stature Is sanction of the meet for the first time from thc t Amateur Athletic Union, making this the nation's official amateur tourney of picked the year. The youthful shooter* ln town, district and Mate eliminations -- will be knuckling down for the title won iMt yftftr by Tilton Holt, Jr., 13-yeflr-old negrn boy from Wilmington, Del.- . Plans for the active campaign in Las Cruces to contact all business firms and professional people who have not as yet purchased a block of the season tickets for the five home .Aggie football games are expected to be discussed here tonight at thu meeting of the Jay- cec group. Representatives of the Dona Ana Aggie club and the athletic department of the AM college arc to meet with the Jaycees tc discuss the proposition and to enlist the aid and help of this organization in the 'dean up campaign. Active Canvas While they arc to do the job here in the business area Henry Gustafson, Secretary of the Aggie Alumni association. George McCatty, Athletic director, and Fta.s Mayfield, president of the Dona Ana County Aggie club, will make the contacts .outside Laa Cruces and Dona Ana county. The work on the campaign has slowed down with more than half of the tickets sold and efforts to complete the drive are now being worked out. All who'have not as yet purchased their block of tickets can secure them, of course, from the office of the Mesilla Valley Chamber of Commerce; at the Athletic department at the college; front President Mayfield or from the office of the 'Alumni Association In Milton hall. Good Grid StAU ' It ia hoped, of course, to sell sonic 2,500 tlckctn and to place to- tho crcdlt''of the Athletic do* pnrtmcnt of the college some $22,000 to cany out the Athletic pro- partment proKrum at the college. Much Interest and enthutitMm has been displayed In the program and the propoaed football .game* this fall..It is hoped not only that the full number of tickets can bo sold and tils funds raised but it is also hoped to fill the stands for the five home games. Order forms for the tickets have been sold during the campaign but it is hoped and expected that the tickets can. and will be available here during July. It has been announced the tickets are due to be shipped'on July 5.- They will be distributed when received here. It is possible that' the abilily to actually deliver the tickets may aid and help the campaign. The fnct was .stressed there are plenty of good scats still available between the 30 yard lines on tho west side of the field. Individual tickets can be secured from any of the plices where blocks of tickets can bo purchased or from those selling tickets. the hearings today until 5 o'c'ock to allow residents of Las Cruces to protest, on recorl, the requested rate hike asked by Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph company. Pickctt, who has made a swing r.round the state in recent weeks, staking a count of the public pulse on the proposed rate increase, op- fiu-d offices In the city hall -u 8:30 a. m.. today. He hn with him a reporter who x sed a stenotype to properly re- i crd the U-stimony of residents protesting the rate hike request. The Mountain States company is the only one Pickett has found so far refusing to permit its representatives to attend the sessions and defend the company against criticism from patrons, Pickctt srld. "They're afraid to face it." he observed. He said the company hat! been asked both orally and In a written request to represent itself in the hearings. , "Both Mr. Phillips and Mr. Hembrcy have flatly refused to attend these hearings to protect their Interests," Pickctt said. He referred to E. C. Phillips, manager of the New Mexico-El Paso district, and H, H. Hembrcy, district manager of MSTT. Federal Agents Arrest 17 Top- Communist U. S. Leaders, Four Others Still Sought Early Morning Seizure Follows Jury Indictment ,ices, courage, determination and Slate Cops Use TV Dragnet For Trooper's Killer ALHANV, X. V. June. 20 W) -- Nw York stut«! police urn using tuk'vlsluu In it manhunt fur Ilu» first time. They socle an unidentified fnii'k driver ului shut ami killed 11 troopttr, Cpl. A r t h u r -M. DlflVmhilr, last Thursday near OiH'iMitu In smith-central New York. A photograph of the slolc-n triii-l. the killer abandoned will In- telewLst Indefinitely ilirre times a day by station WKOlI, Sche.m'ehuly. nml other station* iils» will l^ ujtkwl lit show i t . Stiitir pullre lio|)t sime.ime u-lll recall the driver, brlieveiL to have been a cat He, thief operating '" Ni*»* York. Onnncti- tk-ut itnd MiiH.4.irlni!W.t.H. Larceny Charge Is Tried Today In District Court LOHMIZU 'Mngiiltrnex. Mesilla, was fuiiiHl guilty of Innvny fnirn an'automobile this alternoim in Third Judicial court-. Sentencing lui» been set for Friday. ' Third Judicial' district court resumed this morning with the trial of' Lorenzo Magallenes. Mcsilla, charged with larceny from an automobile. Selection of a jury to hear the case was nearly completed at noon, with testimony scheduled for the afternoon session. . Mag-allcnes Is specifically cliiirg- r.d with' the theft Feb. 3, of tools and accessories from a car owned by Lowell E. Decker. The cur was parked near a downtown Las Cruces street. Meanwhile, .Justice of the Peace court accepted a remand frnm district court to try Mlkfi Villcgus and 1'jincst Lopez on petty litrceny . charges. Justice of t h e Pence Mar- j time, tin Hen-era will hear the cane later .lamina whlrh have contributed so much to the maintenance of the American way of life and the preservation of our ideals of peace ind freedom. \Vi; Are Proud" "We are proud, and pay homage to you for I he contribution you have made in defending nur freedom against nggrnsslon." The ircrtittfates, mounted with a old, are signed by Mayor Samuel Klein, John Davis, president of the Mesilla Valley Chamber 'of Commerce, and Seaborn I*. Collins, ch.i'rman of the Fourth Army Advi.scry committee. A number of Korean veterans whose service in Korea nmgca from . S.,.La.-25. mcmlhtt. aro- slated to appoar for prcHontation here tomorroA'. lUitunii'd Soldiers The list includes: Sgt. Olin J. Cuntrcll, Sgt. Manuel A. M on I ex, La; Sgt. Rupertt) a. UrlonuH. Spt. Alberto CJ. Ramos, .mil Sgt. Ruben Kamos, all of Chamherino; Cpl. Albino G. I'arras, and Cpl. Edward I.). Cunningham, both of Lns Cruces. Two other fighting men from the front are due to arrive in San FriincUiCo tomorrow aboard the transport Sfit. Howard Woodford. JThcy are Cpl. Willie B. Carrilln, Dona Ana and Cpl. Quirino ft. Li halo, Hatch. Committee officials ask Unit all veterans of the Korean war contact the committee upon arrival here in order that certificates may bu prepared for them. Two Arrested For Axe Attack On Elderly Man Axe beating of a Ofj-ycm-uld man at Tortuous is In-inn invcsti- ptlcd today by shi-riff's officers.. The nldei'ly victim is it-ported in "serious condition". Tin: victim, -lulUn CnsU-mulii, wns tiiliun to Memorial (Icncnil hu.spitnl a f t e r tho attach. He is in serious condition with a frnotur- ud .skull HIV' other wmt:ids. Jailed w e i r Lupc Apodaca nnd Victor Burcln, both or TorlugHH, who arc boing questioned in the healing. The attack niTimid, offtanrii sulil in Cslcnodn's hnnin. They could offer nn n:aann for .t.he. b e u U . of (he a#yl mini, but .said il was "probably Uic result, of itiillH'Stic t r o u b l e of snme sort." noth men nrc held for Investigation, and charges will bo. filed ItUer today, a iihoriff's H|njKrsnitiri said. Mother 01' Cruces \Vonuin Succumbs Mrs. N. C. do Biica. mother of Mrs. Vilo 'J. dc Bnca, Las Crucc.s, died lust week in Las Vegas, N. M. Mm. tie Btiea. n pioneer of the southwest, wnn the daughter of the Kite Col. Richard MuHonry Stevens of Suntii l-. where s made her home mom of her life. Mrs. C. do Bitcn's dsiughtur of La.s Cruefiji, is the wtf« of the Third Judicial Court interpreter. Funeral arrangements were held in Las Vuyas. WASHINGTON. June 20'C-Tf -Twenty-one members of the Com-' munlst party's secondary command werr indicted today on charges of plotting violent overthrow qf the United States government. Seventeen of those Jndicted by a federal grand jury In New York were seized in an early morning roundup by FBI agents. The four others were being sought. Sixteen of the iirrcsts were in Now York, the others in Pittsburgh. I'dllmvs Court. Dfclsion The government moved against the lesser lights In the wake of Ihis month's Supremo Court decision upholding the cunviclton of the party's 11 top leaders. Attorney General McGruLh nml Jl Director J. Edgar HwVer said in a statement; Some of the individuals arrested »re members of the alternate naliomil committee, recently form- by the Communist party In serve as the top policy nmkhiK , body in tho tibscnco of the present national commiitcc members, nuw convicted." Convicted In 1919 , Tho 11 leaders were convicted in New York in 1940 of conspiring to teach and ailvncatc tho violent overthrow of the U. S. government. Although the Supreme Court upheld the conviction two weeks «gn, a legal biiltlo for a rehearing in still on. ISach of tliusn seized today wna described by Hoover ns n "promin- e n t , active functionary of the Communist pn\'ty. U. S, A." HOOvur Added: Hold High J'osU "All have hern In party work for m a n y years, n n d today hold ranking positions (n the purty npi- raltw. They represent officinls both of the national nnd New York State Communist party. All nf Uiosc taken into citafmly were charged under the I N 10 (Continued on page four) Saving On Subscription To Sun-News Ends Here July 1 Only nine full days remain for those who desire to take advantage of the old .subscription rates foi the Las Cruces Sun-News and .savu on renewing of their subscription to the paper. Those who have purchased their Daily Sun-News for $7.50 per year in Ln.s Cruces nnd on the motor carrier routes, can buy their paper for another year at lhe:tc same prlccn dc«plte the increase In rates on July 1 by acting before that today. District court will wind tip all minor cases on docket this week. The next ciisc is slated for Effective ,nily 1 On July I the price of tlin Sun- News goes up from 18 cents per week to wei'k; from $.7. r ) per month on carrier boy routes; 10 a. m. Thursday, when Elnmrc I and from $,85 per month on tho Wright faces charges of tjtatulory | motor carrier routo to Jl rape und Incest. month. Thn yearly subscription While Cruces Merely Swelters, Other Cities Record 107 Hy Tho Associated Truss Clouds this mornliK -- anil showers for«»«t for this niter- noon and evening--ifiivo hope today to New Mexican* thnt the. threc-dny hcftt wave would let up. Bui tho woalher bureau still expects It lo be hot totlny and tomorrow. Vcstcrda.v'» clouds |arcd a Jew dcifrew off the temperatures, alfkoHfk the only rain they produced WM B trace at Clayton. CarMwd, which had sweltered In U7-de|[ree temperature*, 4r*tff4 to )«». Konwell anrt Columbus twiehed I(H de- peen, Thn dron(M In lk« slate ku mused »t Icust 80 fires on Forest 8ervle« land MI fur thl» year. A total of m.llO IK-ITS hnil l«cn burned In tho 76 fire* up to May SI, with SO of those tlrci cntisrd hy carelessness. ' The Forest Service has jillt'ro- strlcllons on smoklnir nnd cinnp- \ng In the Ranger district of the Santn 1'e national forrsl. There have been a lew spattered rains In the, northeast ami MililhcMl (turinj the. past week. Amlstml, In tho northewst, recorded IlK'hcJi last week ami KatM h»d 1.13. Hut the Jrouuht contllHWd without, relief In the Wo (Irando «lhiy, where the only precl|HUI!nn WM .*2 IncJi a! San Crlstlluil. '- The farming itnd niiKUihif; picture over tho Htalo Is fair lo Itoor, hirgcly lecauso of weiither conditions. The poorest aren In tho state Is In tint northwest, on thn Navajo rcservntlon, where tho prololiReil drought Is cutting down crops mill ranRc fcmss, Tlje, norlNoasI -- particularly armmd Clnytoii and Springer -- Iflvo Ihn tKwt re|Krts. -On. the national scene, tornadoes anil heavy rain hit wide areas over tho midwest last nluhl, causing; heavy damage. One woman wns killed nnd 20 ·to 25 persons Injured In a tor- nwlo'that struck over wuttcrn Minnesota. M t l y Immes were damaged and hundreds nT Irei". topplexl as the twister suopt over Hiitfhinson, about -15 miles west of Minneapolis. U n o f f i c i a l diiin- IIRO wns rstlmatfil at around $500,000. TLy weather linreau also reported a tornado In southwestern Kansas, lleiivy ruin fell In aninn midwest nreas, with .South Itcnd, Ind., reporthiK '.Mil Inihes III six liulirs, Minwom eontlniH'd loday frnm tint Great I^tkes region southwest H) Oklahoma und In I'lislern Montana. Valr weather was reported In ojhor parts of the country. ml CM gm's tu 510 per yciti- \ v t i h i n j ., the state and J12 pur year outside ,, the slate. These increases in rules rates an: nccciwnry because of the increased cost of newsprint. There has been two increases in ibe rate since January with Indlcntions there will be a third. Same As Others Tim new prices becoming- effective on July 1 are the. same rates which most of the newspapers have been lecrivim; for mom t h a n it year. Only two papers In tlie slate hove lower rates than these and neither of papers have any Cohen Convicled Of Tax Evasion LOS ANGLRS. June 20 W -Gambler Mickey Cohen was rori- viotuii today on four counts of federal income tux evasion today. Thn investigation was sparked by Cohen's tnsii money before the Kcfimver Senate Crime Invnsll- gnling committee that he had bt;en living lnrj;ily on borrowed Income for several years. The verdict bore out Cohen's prediction. He told a reporter during t h e I r i n l : "The word is out to "get Mickey Cohen.." He denied any i-vjisinn, however. The m a x i m u m ponnlty would be ^(j y l!nrs l n a federal penitentiary - nnd fines totalling 5-10,000. Each count carries a maximum of five years nnd $10,000. · - · · Ho was charged ' with 1 *def niud- ing the government uf more thtm Sundny papers. fic do.sliing i pilous or $156.000 over H three-year period 1010-18. inclusive. " ' · *· ' Cohen reddened as helie'ard tho verdict, and rocked slightly In hfs sent. His pretty \v\lv, Lavonnn, had been Indicted with him, but charges against her were dismissed during tho trial. The government suld that although she signed tho ' returns w i t h him. she apparently hnd U t t l o knowledge 1 of his business affairs. renew t h e i r take out a new mibKOilption ami take advantage of tho saving arc invited to mull r .send in thulr check*. ThtiHu now paying S7.5Q per year ran renew their paper for a Chavez Reports'' lie's Working Hard For . * Plans WASHINGTON. Jxtne 20 (/tl -- yciir at llils JII-ICB. Thoao paying j .Scnntor Chavez (D-NM) 'fays ha $8.50 (i 1.4D can nave the 51.50 per your (in tho subscription price of their paper. U mentis » saving of $1.50 to SI.IVO per year lo lhoni! who iict now before HIP. now niton hecomu effective on July l. * rorro.N MAUKKT (Courtesy R. T. Hoover Co.) High I.CMV July Oct. Deo. Mar. Muy New July :in,e;i' Oct. 34.85 ·H.D8 ;i7.32 37,10 a7.ll ·It,SO 37.21 ;iG.07 36.00 36.87 S6.0H 34.80 37.23 37.00-01 37.01 JS8.01 ' 116.57 34.82 is pulling for Senate UonK for channelization of the 3 tin Matcial swamps, the Kdpiinula Htcnm electric generator nml the Verniojo reclamation project. ' Hi: ulna Imn tusked tho SeimU jippropilatlons commit too to. restore $900,000 for continuation of work on the Jeinc?. dam, ho sold, That amount was slashed from tho nppiflprltUlons bill In the House. The Krtpnnolii oleclrlu plant would furnish electricity through. tin already oncanlxcil Cooperative lo a lurgc aron of northern New Mexico. It would work w l t h - t h a hydro-tlectrlc plant at * Klcplmnt mate, tind other* throng him I 1 Out . atuto. ..... · '

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