The Times from Munster, Indiana on August 5, 1945 · 1
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The Weather Tartly eJotwIy with pwible hower and warmer Sunday. High M. Southeasterly wind. "At"At Final HE AMMOND IMES '0OD: 12 IJ4 Z2, At U.rcrt.S TI, VA tot i i',.r . MEATS- tue.ia Zl, Ai t .!. Kl. ? !0 pt:n' -f. Hf,K: AsrMn" 1. 2. 1 n , er. p:r t?fc. H.'OaR: sump it t'l'-A frit i; tipirtt A-.a. II. FLU. G.'t; Oi4 prtxj 4 tn4 teupc&j (tod. Jt l-f!ol I, I. . 4 iP.l a oow C.S''f.INK' A1 eatipnni for Itlion "9 . U; li? 4D4 Ct, E r.4 C. tto4 for 6 iUor.. VOL XL. NO. 41 HAMMOND, INDIANA. SUNDAY. AUGUST 5, 1945 PRICE FIVE CENTS international news stnvxcE Kation Deadlines 0 AT LZILl iviirco Bristles As Big jZoning Unit Petain Urged French To Mayor Picks jShower Leaflets Oil 3 Slam Door On Madrid Kesents 1'ootdain Declaration Spain I I nworthv To Take Plaee In World Pact For Calumet Aid Allies, Laval Says L.nv Dackeu Pullman To Finish Army Cars In City IX)."DON' -'U.P.I Generalissimo Francisco Franco last night re-jfitjfi as "arbitrary and unjust" the PoUdam declaration that Spain. iifni r Inn government, was not worthy of a place in the world organization (or international peace and security. Franco il Spain did not "beg for a seat in any international conf'-ri'iH e and would not accept one that was not her history, her population, and her services to peace and culture The dictatorial Spaninh regime t thus defied Russia, Great Britain,! Arncrtoi and France to force a ih;inge in the present government through economic or political pressure. Tim liftr Ihrep crimmMnimiA harli excluded Spain from membership in a world organization on grounds! the Franco government was founded with the support of Axis powers and does not, "in view of its origin, it a mtture, its record and its close Of.ociatioii with the aggressor ntntes posses the qualifications necessary to juKtify such membership." Th Potsdam declaration had, Th come n a shock to the Spanish standard Car Manufacturing com- .. ...i..ri ,,..,,. . v....- p-any's Hammond plant are beingi Council Adopts Plan Designed To Lav Out Treason Trial Witness States Marshal Ordered Help Given Invaders Of Africa isiness. PARIS U.P.) Pierre Laval asserted today that Marshal Henri Home Area jhilippe Petain while Vichy chief of state repeatedly instructed I French troops in north Africa to aid the Allied landings, which oc-Calumet City joined the ranks !,-,.j i k'.-.h.. isii consonant with of progressive American muniapal- . . . itiea Friday night with a definite, '"'"'"'s Jur in - swma a? ai retains treason tnai. ljivai saia plan for orderly post-war develop- there had been secret agreements between Vichy and Britain, nego-mfnt jtiated in north Africa, by which Britain agreed to the French fleet re- ine council adopted Mayor tranK IHiolilandFoi jPark Board Attorney Succeeds James Malo Who Resigned Hecentlv J Conversion Project ToNeeil Hundreds More Employes L.'s resolution for the creation of a zoning commission that will draft a zoning ordinance laying out industrial, and residential areas. "This is a step in the right direction," Aid. Paul Probst of the 5th ward said. "The zoning ordi 'mainmg in port on condition that it was to be scuttled if the Germans tried to seize it. The courtroom was very hot and' commercial the stooPed and swarthy prem of Vichy France's "evil genius' appeared tired and drawn as he depicted himself and Petain as patriots who worked only for the best dsn had been expected but not such severe fiction. Spanish newspapers and informed quarters blamed the defeat of the Churchill government in Britain by the Labor party for the Potsdam denunciation. The Franco statement, broadcast by radio Madrid, was issued from his vacation retreat at La Cortina, where he conferred today with Foreign Minister Martin Attajo and president of the Spanish Cortes, Estrhan Bilboa. nance will do much to give us the imicresis 01 ranee Dut were neip-type of post-war city plan we need less before German power, for orderly development.- ! Peta,n sat dumped: looking , . , . bored. Once he f II asleep, (hie leaders Approve j Uv4, aid the Ttmch army in Mayor Kaminski explained thatjNorth Africa had had direct orders 25 leading citizens approved thefrom Adm. Jean Francois Darlan, program at a preliminary meeting Jchief of Vichy armed forces, to re-last Monday night. jsist any aggression, "American, Under the resolution, the rhayor .British or German," in November, reconverted to handle the inside Is empowered to appoint a zoning 1942. j finishing of troop sleepers. commission consisting of the Defense Counsel Fernand Payeni Hundreds of additional employes 1 mayor, the city clerk, the city en- j interposed that nevertheless "Pe- will be needed for the new warlgineer and two citizens from each tain never ceased giving instruc-l contract, B. J, Trautman. Hammond works manager,, said, Saturday. Actual operations are sched- PS ewe Waste Paper: Help Service Men Hammond Drive To Get Under Way Sunday, Aug. 19 -and help your Japan With Warning To 'Evacuate' Or Die Enemy Jittery Over Riddle As To II lit re V. $. Fleet Off Homeland U ill Strike Xvxt ; II eather Halts Air Missions; ltug 7 Hit: Freighters evacu of the Alfred H. Highland, Hammond attorney, was appointed yesterday by Mayor G, Bertram Smith as a C;:r ! GUAM, SUNDAY (U.P.I Fleets of superfortresses scattered Hithland will succeed James 3te or die" war"i'-8 into 12 spread the entire length Malo. who resigned two weeks ago. j Japanese homeland early today, running to 31 the number of enemy Highland's appointment brings cities told they face imminent destruction by the U S 0th air force the board to the requisite four-1 Supet fori.s of the 73rd win ba.sed on Saipan flew ' over the maia person membership and ends of-! . , , ficiallv the long period of litigation I Japa,lese ,s,ands ot Honshu. Kyushu. Sh.koku and Hokkaido shortly and discord that has marked the j afttr midnight and dropped 720,000 leaflets on 12 cities having a total group's stormy course since early j population of 1,400.000. It was the third such warning issued by Gen. last winter. Carl A. Spaatz strategic air forces in nine days. Highland is a member of the? law firm of Peters and Highland, witn oriices ai Oiio numuan . nvr- ! I ' nT ' O nue. He live at 6230 Moraine ave-' K Ucl" TT ill nue, Hammond. He is a Repub- lican and a Hammond taxpayer , T "Tfc thus qualifying himself as a board; yy J(Vg OattlC Post-Wai Voters Seek New Alderman Calumet Citv's 5th W urd Votes Sept. 25 Residents of Culumet City's "silk locking" Sth ward will go to the polls Sept. 25 to elect an alderman to succeed RuKSfll Cadman who resigned recently when he was elected city treasurer. The city council authorized the election nftcr It was explained that it could not be hooked up with the recent judicial election because of legal technicalities. This issue was raised by Aid. Joseph Breclaw, who said he did not understand why the two elec tions could not have been combined. City Attorney Frank Cowing said the law is so ambiguous on this point that if the two had been combined, either or both would have been under a legal cloud. Under the council's authorization, Mh ward voters will go to the polls in three precinct voting places. The Sept. 25 date was selected, according to Aid. Taiil Probst, the lono councilman of the Sth ward now, in order to allow candidates plenty of time to file their petitions with the city clerk. Probst and City Clerk Steve Macicjewski were authorized to compile a new list of poling place officials for the council's consideration. uled for September, with the cars being built at the company's Michigan City freight ear plant. While Trautman and other company officials would not conjecture the future possibilities of the new war order, Hammond Chamber of Commerce officials were jubilant. They saw in the reconversion the fact that the Hammond plant, after the end of the war, would be equipped for interior and finishing work on the new de luxe railway-cars which Pullman-Standard recently announced as its post war production schedule. The 1,200 new triple-deck troop sleepers were ordered by the defense plants corporation and are designed to speed the redeployment of troops from the European to the F'ar Eastern war zones as well a.s to handle the enormous traffic load railways will bear at the end of the war with return of wide-flung army, navy, marine and coastguard units over a period of! many months. Other buildings at the Pullman- Standard Hammond plant will continue in present war production schedules, Trautman said. The firm has been engaged in manufacture of artillery carriages and also manufactured tanks and other war equipment. The tank cotract was cut back some months ago. DDT, Wonder Bug Powder, Scarce Here DDT. the wonder Insecticide of the army, may have been released for public sale, but none of it will appear on the shelves of local drug Mores for quite some time to come. The war production board said the first public supply will go to universities and other civilian In stitutions for experimental use. The powder may finally appear on the market some months hence after the experimental agencies get enough of it for their purposes, the WFB said. So far, military and essential public health and experimental needs are taking all that i available. The Insecticide is death to all bugs. Including bees, which first become paralyzed on contact with it and then die. Save waste paper Can-w,a n, T ward, together with five citizens itions for African forces to help the ( ". from the city at large with special j American and British landings." j Tne biS drive starts Sunday, Aug. knowledge of zoning requirements.! "Yes, I can vouch for that," j 19. sponsored by the Hammond The commission then is to meetjLaval agreed. He then testified to;Ljons club. Proceeds from sale within 15 days and name its own'secret agreements between Vichv' ,, chairman and secretary, after which ;and Britain on the French fleet, io the collected salvage paper will but professed to have little knowl-jo t0 tne Hammond Service Men's edge of the actual circumstances of Icenter. the scuttling of the fleet when thej Every cent gieaned in this cam- uermans inea 10 seize it at louion naicm will h trt fh in November, 1942. fort and entertainment of service ne was cenam retain naa naa!foiit visiting the Hammond USO quarters. And every Find Gestapo List Of Spies FRANKFURT (U.P.) public safety officials have found thousands of Gestapo records of spies and informers who worked for Germany, it was learned yesterday. An official said there would bo "startling" surprises when some of the names, already identified, are released. The public safety operatives, under Capt. Rudolph Vasalle. Chicago, also raided German banks and acquired financial records showing to whom and for what purpose the Gestapo, the SS and other Nazi organizations paid out money. . Vasalle has a staff of 40 people burrowing through the records, which were found in a hideaway that showed evidence it already had been reached frantically, as though persons who knew names among the spies and informers had threshed through seeking their cards. it will proceed with the task of drafting a zoning ordinance for the council's consideration. Aid. Joseph Breclaw requested that tn council be invited to all commission meetings and this was incorporated in the resolution. Retained The council retained Atty. Franklin J. Stransky of Chicago to represent the city in the suit which the Reconstruction Finance corporation filed against the municipality some time ago for proration of special assessment bonds. The suit was referred by the U. S. appellate court to a lower court last week for revision ef interest requirements. The council also passed the 1945-46 levy ordinance of $40,363, ocver-ing appropriations for garbage collections, special assessments, fire and police pension funds and other city activities. Regarding the proposal to dispose of foreclosed property on tax liens, the finance committee headed by Aid, George McCarthy asked for more time to prepare the resolution. The council extended the issue to the next meeting. E. Schwartz and company of Chicago submitted the only bid for auditing the city's records for the 15-month period ending April 31. Its bid of $1,200 was accepted. The council authorized City Clerk Steve Maciejewski to prepare a statement of the city's financial condition for the mayor within the American, next 10 days. The mayor, in turn, is to submit the statement to the council. contact with the resistance forces1 in France, he said, but admitted the Vichy regime set up courts martial to deal with the members of the French Maquis after he found himself unable to persuade (Continued on Page Two) Firing Squad Executes 'Traitor Of Stuttgart9 PARIS (INS Paul Ferdonnet. the "traitor of Stuttgart," was executed by a firing squad early Saturday in Fort De Chatillon. Ferdonnet broadcast Nazi propaganda for the Nazis from their Stuttgart radio even before the capitulation of France in 1940. He was tried in a Paris court last month and condemned to death. U. S. Sab Snook Believed Lost WASHINGTON U.P.) The 1.525-ton U. S. submarine Snook is overdue from patrol and presumed lost, the navy announced Saturday. The vessel presumably was lost in far eastern waters, where American undersea craft have been searching for remnants of the Japanese navy and supply fleet Skippered by Comdr. John F. Walling of 19 Brant Point road, Nantucket, Mass., the. submarine had a war-time complement of about 90 men. The next of kin of officers and men have been informed. The Snook was built at the Portsmouth, N. H- navy yard and com missioned Oct 24. 1942. She was about 311 feet long. Walling, who is listed as missing in action with the rest of the crew, was graduated from the naval academy in 1935 and has served in submarines for most of his naval career. Loss of this submarine brings to 328 the number of naval vessels lost in this war. It was the 46th sub lost form all causes. Hammond Vet Bureau Opens Monday Morn Organized to aid returning service folk in their post-war adjustments, the Hammond Veterans' bureau, sponsored by the United Veterans' Service council,, will open tomorrow morning in Room 506 of the Lloyd building, Hohman avenue and Russell street, Hammond. This was announced last night by Eugene Lathe, chairman of the council's executive committee. The council sponsoring estab lishment of the bureau is composed of representatives of 16 service men's crganizations in the city, headed by E. W. Johnson, Hammond attorney, who is expected to return from a business trip in time to open the new quarters tomorrow. Johnson, a World war I veteran, will serve as full-time councilor of the agency. He will be assisted by a secretary. Plans for the opening of a vet erans' information center in ine lobby of the Hammond building will be discussed soon at a con ference with James S. DeLaurier publisher of The Hammond Times. The council also is considering the appointment of a citizens' advisory committee to assist in con ducting the agency. Representative business, industrial and professional men have" been consulted in this regard. Lathe announced tentative plans are afoot for an "open house" gathering when the public will be invited to visit the agency's offices. service fivan received here goes away with a pleasant memory in his mind that boils down to two words of description Hammond hospitality. Jack Thompson and his Lions club salvage committee will meet tomorrow in the office of the publisher of The Hammond Times to complete plans for a paper collection which, if Hammondites cooperate, will be the biggest ever staged in the city. Besides providing entertainment for service men, paper contributors will take a direct part in aiding the war effort for every scrap of paper donated will go to the manu facture of cartons to ship vitally needed war material to the Pacific. Drivers will begin their round early Sunday morning, Aug. 19, which leaves householders exactly two weeks to gather all the waste paper they can find, tie it securely. place it on their curbs and realize they are helping to entertain every service man visiting the USO's center. Under Indiana law, park boards must consists of four members, two of politically opposed parties, while every member must be a realty freeholder. The reorganized park board now consists of Richard McClaughry, president. Democrat; Irving Chay-ken. Democrat! Claude Johnson, Republican, and Highland. The board was long under legal fire after Malo, who identified himself on his appointment as a Republican, later admitted he voted the Democratic ticket in primaries. Cecil Rock, a former park commissioner, also was attacked on the grounds he was not a freeholder. Rock subsequently resigned and was succeeded by Johnson. A taxpayers' petition in. Ham mond superior court urged Mayor Smith be ordered to dissolve the entire board and appoint a new one. Judge Harold L. Strickland sustained a demurrer by City At torney Harry Stilley and threw the case out. Attorney Straley Thorpe, representing the protesting taxpayers, prepared to file an appeal to the Indiana superme court Thorpe said yesterday no further lega! action will be taken. Highland's term of office will expire Dec. 31, 1947. He will attend his first meeting when the board next meets Aug. 21. 3,000,000 Leaflets Showered On Japan GUAM. UJ 'Old Hichorf To Sail Home OnQueenMary PARIS (U.P.) Saturday's rede ployment time-table: Ninth army headquarters On high seas, first units expected to reach port today. Twentieth armored On high seas, scheduled to arrive in the United States the middle of this week. Thirtieth (Old Hickory) division All except 119th infantry regi ment was scheduled to reach England Saturday, from where they will leave Southampton aboard the Queen Mary 119th will clear Le Havre simultaneously. Thirteenth air-borne Advance unit on high seas, remainder scheduled to leave Camp Pittsburgh at Reims assembly area for Le Havre next Wednesday. Fifteenth Thunderbird division- Advance party on high seas. Bulk U. S. Leading Peace Move AH International Pacts Ratified n Tf oeoins nere Pullman-Standard's Dispute With USA-CIO Before WLU The problem of post-war wages under reconverted industrial setups centered today on the Calumet , region as the war labor board faced settlement of a dispute between the Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing company and the United Steel Workers of America (CIO) Local 1834. The Pullman plant involved is the Calumet Lake unit at 110th street and Cottage Grove avenue, just north of Hammond. The question involved is whether war-time wage rates can be maintained in peace-time without bringing inflation. May Set Precedent The problem is one of thousands facing the labor board and its solution may set a precedent of nation-wide significance. At the Calumet Lake works, 2,700 persons are employed in the repair of rail passenger equipment needed for transcontinental troop shipments. From' early in the war until last April, the unit turned out ship parts for the navy. The war labor board entered the picture July 16 when the company and the union failed to reach a bargaining agreement, not only con cerning wages but involving work (Continued on Page 26) e.t.-.f-iof division expected to leave Camp Superforts T ... T u nave Vi i iL'ucu iuuic uimi o,w,wv . leaflets on Japan outlining the Potsdam "surrender or else" ultimatum, it was announced Saturday. The announcement we made without elaboration by the 20th Air Force. How long Bgo the big bombers began dropping the Big Three's ultimatum of July 26 was not revealed. Raise $16,000 For J'rts Chichen Farm Mllbt, Mien. tU.l.l -M.'Sgt. Frederic Henel. described by an army buddy as "the bravest man of this war," tonight was as sured of more than $16,000 to buy his chicken farm. Checks began to pour into Percy Jones General hospital after Hen- ward in which State street is lo- ALD. SCHRAM DEFENDS CALUMET CITY'S GAY WHITE WAY a mam m m m Nothing Naughty About It, He Insists Calumet Citys famed State street! strictly neighborhood gathering is "vastly overrated as a naughty! places." white way. j Schram said Chicago's notorious Aid. William Schram of the First jClark street by comparison, is "far Aug. 12. Thirty-fifth (Santa Fe) division Processing at Camp Norfolk at Reims. Its movement to Le Havre has been deferred 10 days to Aug. 15. Advance parties of all except the 13th air-borne and the 45th division are already home. WASHINGTON (U.P.) The United States for more than two decades a citadel of isolationism-Saturday night led the United Nations toward a hoped-for era of peace and security through international collaboration. The United States became the first major nation . to ratify and prepare itself for participation in all of the international bodies thus far created since the start of World war IL One week after overwhelming senate ratification of the United Nations charter, Preisdent Truian announced that he had signed the Bretton Woods agreement provid ing for an international monetary fund and an international bank of reconstruction and rehabilitation the charter for an international food and agriculture organization. and legislation multiplying by five the lending authority of the export-import bank. None of the other major nations Britain, Russia, France and China has approved participation in all of these organizations. hYesident Truman a action vir tually completes the steps requisite to launching the United States on a new foreign policy one in sharp contrast to the 150-year-old policy of "no entangling alliances." The official state department weekly radio broadcast (NBC) on "Our Foreign Policy" last night recognized this significant step for ward and emphasized that the 25 years between World wars I and II apparently provided a great les son for the American people. sel. first U. S. battle casualty to cated, came to the defense of the lose parts of all four limbs, said he 'neighborhood. might buy "a little chicken farm" He said newspaper articles and near his home town of Corbin, Ky. divorce complaints that paint State when he learns to use artificial street in lurid colors limbs. products of over-active worse than our own State street" "Even a superficial knowledge of State street in Calumet City will emphasize the truth of my state- U. S. To Make Loans On 1945 Oat Crops WASHINGTON (INS) The ag riculture department today announced loans on the 1945 oat "They expect to be shocked and'eron averazine 48 cents per bushel when they're not they invent! on a nation-wide basis to pro- imaginative stories to cover their ducers. disapopinlment" he said. ( This action was taken to facili- He particularly resented the tate orderly marketing, the de- word "dives' as applied to some of the night clubs and taverns ! along the street The newest cities added to the growing "death list" were: Hachinohe. Utawa, Tottori, Iwa-kuni, Takayama. Fukushima. and Akita on the main island of Hnshu, Saga. Yawata and Miyakonoho on the southern island of Kyushu. Otaru on the northern island of Hokkaido. Imbari on the central island of Shikoku. The leaflets warned that "some or all" of thee cities will be bombed shortly. For good measure the powerful OWI station on Sail pan meanwhile began broadcasting the texts of the leaflets every half hour. Ten other cities had been warned within the past nine days some of them twice and bombed 24 hours later in the most audacious tip-off ot a coming blow in the history of aerial warfare. The warnings were delivers! only a few hours after delaved fleet dispatches had reported Adm. William F. Halseys 3rd fleet wan still prowling Japanese home waters 72 hours after its last an-sault on the enemy mainland. Bad weather again forced cancellation of missions against Japan by planes of the Okinawa-based far eastern air forces, but 7th fleet reconnaissance bomber-! blockading enemy sea lanes destroyed or dam- aged seven freighters off Malay and destroyed shipyard facilitlea in the Riouw islands, south of Singapore. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz war bulletin again was routine, making no mention of Halsey'a fleet It reported strikes by navy plants again-st enemy shipping off China (Continued on Page Two) - Claim Pacific Vets Favored Point System Under Army Paper's Fire PARIS (U.P.) A dispatch In the Paris edition of the Stars and Stripes charged Saturday that the army'a revised point discharge plan favors the Pacific veterans. "The original plarf had called for release of 1.300.000 men on th basis of points earned before May u, me dispatch said. "Eight hundred thousand of these were to be 85-pointers and another 500,000 would be made eligible by slightly lowering the discharge score. "Instead the army now propose to discharge by next June 1, 565,000 85-pointers still in service plus 700,000 others who fiave earned discharge credits botb before and after May 12. The paper quoted Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson as admitting that these 700,000 "will come predominantly from the Pacific. "This is true not only because Jap Hospital Ship Seized As A 'Phoriex MANILA - (U P.) A Japanese hospital ship plying the Banda sea was boarded and searched Friday and found to be carrying contra band guns and ammunition as well as serving as a war time transport in defiance of international law. Gen. Douglas MacArthur disclosed Saturday. An announcement from MacAr- thur's headquarters said the ship. with its crew of 13 officers and 63 men, is being brought into an Allied port for further examination. The ship was boarded in the Banda sea north of Dutch Timor island in the course of a routing patrol by blockading warships of th IT S 7fV, ftcnf The contraband it was carrying jiT J. " "?ore numero,u included 23 heavy machine guns, ??clfic b" because only troop. 15 ligh machine guns, and ail i unl who J . ,th"e w11' havc determined number of 75 millimeter opportunity to earn five-point com-shells packed in marked "u Spear, said. "medical supplies." An unknown quantity of other types of ammunition was found aboard. The ship was carrying 1,500 Japanese listed as patient3 but some of these had no wounds. The announcement said the search of the ship was carried out "in strict conformity with international law and the Geneva conventions. Its purpose was to see that no improper use was made of a hospital ship." Hammond Madman Dies In Prison Crazy Ward adorned his in the Indiana state prison ceme tery at Michigan City. of tin en- He died Thursday, a pitiful figure Upholds Vets' Right To Job Hershey Says Law Clear For Fighters INDIANAPOLIS (INS) American Legion national headquarter pointed out to discharged veteran Saturday that they have an absolute right to their old jobs unless they are ruled out' by court order or congress changes the present ilaW. ; The rights of the returning vet-lerans were outlined to the Legion tk Xra4 (Ton T a,,-,' 13 U.P,kA,. The money is to be presented to the sergeant and his wife. Jewell, on Aug. 12, their third wedding an niversary. . Hensel still protested that he I could not understand why the fund was being raised for him. "All these people are wonderful," he said, "But I don't know whv they're doing it for me." partment said. Pointing out that this year's crop was estimated to be the larrest ments," he said. "Here we have a! "We have no dives in State i in 25 years, department officials "are the;lot of home owners who have lived; street" he said. "And we don't in-f explained that the movement of imasrina-'in State street for many years. !tnd to have anv. The street is wfll'whMt and oats will be an added tions rather than of facts." j "In fact some of them are pio-'policed and the tavern and night-! burden to the nation's already over- uuusiae 01 a lot 01 orient neon neers in tne city and are hiarhlv club owners themselves see to it burdened transportation svstem. respected for their industry andjthat their places are conducted! "The loan program should enable their contributions to the welfare) properly. (producers -to place their oats in of the town." j "No, Tm afraid that the wild i local or farm storage, thus holding Schram went on to say that most and wooly stories about State! it back from terminals, relieving of State street's after-midnieht! street are far-fetched and that the! the burden on railroads and tend- "In fact," he continued, "a large jdinetele comes from out of townjavenue is not even near the ing to spread marketing over a number of the taverns "actually are "more out of curiosity than any- naughty white way that some peo-longer period," the department ex-eating places and quite a few are (thing else." !pie make it out to be." plained. lights and a few places that offer singing or piano-playing entertainment, State street's taverns are no different than any others in the district" Schram said. A short stove pipe graying head. A erudelv eut nheet cased his chest to the last his mind broken andjdirector of selective service, who Bent nails stuck out menacingly i his cracked, sickly voice babbling j 831(1 : ; from the homemade armor twisted incoherently of the $5,000,000 he! "Sixty-four hundred local draft about his arms and hands. jthought somebody owed him. j boards have put these men in the Thus clad like a madman's ver-j "It isn't a thing one is likely to armed forces and the same 6,400 sion of a medieval knight he 'forget" Hemstock, a deputy coun-j boards manned by 24,000 members charged into the clerk's office inity clerk in 1916, observed yester-and 15,000 reemployment committee- Hammond superior court house and j day. men are prepared to help veteran shot a judge, a juror and a bailiff, j "It happened during the noonim obtaining we jod opportunities The passage of 29 years some- j hour. Some of us were in thej'hich congress intended that they times plays odd tricks on memory, j clerk's office waiting for the after-: should have." but Roscoe G. Hemstock. Hammond j noon court session. We all knew) Granting of job preference to realtor, carries an indelible mental Mike Inik. But we never had seen j veterans is merely an effort to re-picture of that December noon in him wearing a suit of homemade store equality of job opportunity ioie -vf. vftv Tnik disffTuntled armor. And we never saw him ; to those who have lost it because litigant, went berserk. Mike, 78, was buried yesterday carrying two revolvers and wearing of their patriotic service in the (Continued on Page Two) i armed forces, oen. tiersney saia.

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