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LINCOLN Nebraska State Journal U.M.W. Verdict Awaited Judge Studying Case; Talks Resume Briefly IN 1867 LINCOLN 1, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1950 FIVE MECHANICAL FRISKER- The job of searching. for contraband on people entering the state penitentiary has been mechanized. The new "inspectroscope" is being demonstrated by Guard H. Wells (left) at the operator's post; Warden Herbert H.

Hann (center), in the inspection booth, and Deputy Warden J. B. Greenholtz at the guard post. The machine is known as the "electric eye," the "snitch-off machine" or "telescope" by inmates and as the "peek-a-boo" machine by prison personnel. Installed Feb.

13 at the west gate of the penitentiary, it frisks incoming inmates, laundry and packages by "seeing" thru them. Warden Hann, says the machine saves much time checking work details in and otherwise searching for forbidden material. "The operator watches a screen in the booth at left and buzzes the guard at the post at the right if he sees anything wrong. (Journal Staff Photos by Ralph Fox.) Blast Levels Beatrice Church Just Before Choir's Assembly BEATRICE, Neb. (A).

An explosion leveled the West Side Baptist church, here. Wednesday night just at the time that a choir practice was scheduled to Apparently everyone was late for the practice, Rev. Walter H. Klempel, the pastor, said, for no one was in the building at the time of the blast. ORIGIN OF THE blast was not immediately determined but there was speculation- that the coal furnace might have exploded.

When the church steeple toppled, it cut lines connecting the studio of radio station Road Program Not Utopian, Peterson Says The road-buildiing program recommended the citizens highway advisory soy committee is "not a Utopian solution" to Nebraska's road problem, Val Peterson said Wednesday night. Governor Peterson addressed a of the student branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the University of Nebraska Student Union build- ing. WE'LL ALWAYS have troble supporting, an adequate road program Nebraska," the governor said. A public referendum on the state's increases in the gasoline tax motor vehicle registration fees is of doubtful necessity, the governor said. The legislature, which meets.

within 60 days of the -referendum date, could easily. repeal both measures if public opinion warrants, the governor "THE PETROLEUM industry is carrying on the fight against increases in petroleum taxes in every state and in the congress as a matter of policy," the governor said. "That is their privilege," he added, "but it is also the privilege of the people Nebraska to determine -how their roadbuilding plan will be financed." About 75 attended meeting, which was the engineers' annual ladies' night. Death Ends Wait For 2nd Coming MARYVILLE, Tenn. (P).

Death has ended Mrs. William A. Nicholson's hopes of living until the second coming of Christ. The 72-year-old woman and her husband believed so strongly they would live until Christ's promised return to earth. that they built a large stone house to await his arrival.

Nicholson said they completed the house in 1946 and that he and his wife based their belief they would the live until Christ, returns fifth on scriptures chapter of Thessalonians and the 20th chapter of Revelations. Mrs. Nicholson died Tuesday of a throat ailment. 'PICTURE BOX'. The screen of the "inspectroscope" shows up any material with a density greater than that of water.

Deputy Warden Greenholtz is at the controls here: SHOES, TOO Feet are placed on a special ledge for inspection of shoes. V.F.W. Post 3606 Auxiliary Elects Mrs. Ruth Wilcox was elected president of Post 3606 of the Veterans of -Foreign Wars auxiliary at a meeting Wednesday night in the Lincoln hotel She succeeds Mrs. Bess Bowen who was chosen treasurer for next year.

Other officers elected: Mrs. Thelma Cathcart, senior Vice president. Mrs. Anne Rogert, junior vice president. Mrs.

Marie Anderson. chaplain. Mrs. Agnes conductress. Mrs.

Ruby Hansen, guard. Margaret Reber, patriotic 'n- structor. Mrs. Viola Smith. The new officers will be installed at the next meeting.

Longshore Chiefs Sign T-H Affidavits SAN FRANCISCO. (P). The C.1.O. International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's union announced Wednesday. night its officers.

including President Harry Bridges, have signed noncommunist affidavits under the Taft-Hartley act. Bridges is on trial in federal court, charged perjury in testifying at his naturalizawith, tion hearing that he had never been a member of the communist party. At his trial, he has denied repeatedly that he is or ever was a member of the party. Lewis Slams Door, But Fails To Avert Serving of Summons, DEFIANCE, O. (P).

President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers union Wednesday night was served with a summons in the $1,150,000 damages suit "brought against him by a coal mine operator. The summons was served while Lewis was returning from his brother's funeral in Springfield, Ill. Deputy Sheriff Donald V. Kehnast of Defiance, boarded the Baltimore Ohio Capital Limited at Garrett, to find Lewis in his compartment.

Kehnast said that after he identified himself Lewis slammed Leases For Oil Are Filed Kansan Holds Drilling Rights On 3,000 Acres C. L. Seibel, Wichita oil operator, said in Lincoln Wednesday that he has a block of oil leases assembled, 000 acres in the Pleasant DaleDenton area. Leases are held in escrow and escrow agreements on land in Lancaster county are being filed at the courthouse. These agreements provide that unless Seibel starts drilling on the land described in the agreement, or in some location "offsetting" the land, before Aug.

15, on desposits per acre in favor of the lessors, leases will be returned by the bank to the lessors. FILED WEDNESDAY were escrow agreements with John Beck, Adolph Brhel and Lumir Brhel. Leases in these cases 'are held at the National Bank of Commerce Seibel said he was returning to Kansas Thursday, as he is starting two tests wells in that state immediately. He has a number now in operation, he said. Seibel's leasing operations are only part of the oil activity now going on in the county.

SEIBEL'S REPORT followed receipt of news that the Oil Gas company of Tulsa, a subsidiary of Standard of Indiana, has been offering oil leases to farmers in the vicinity of Pleasant Dale. Stanolind went thru that area. last December with a core drilling, outfit, testing the geological structure of the upper layers. The tests were intended to give an indication of the lower ture -of the earth, not to find oil. -STANOLIND geologists are given the results of the core tests.

and use them to help determine if underlying strata are of a type to indicate the possibility of oil being found. One of the rigs was drilling in a cornfield at 3rd and Adamsbordering West Lincoln and Belmont--Wednesday. O. Smith, drilling supervisor for the company at Crete, said the company plans to continue the drilling at about two-mile intervals. They have been working north from Crete.

Toastmasters Elect Officers Cecil Parker was elected president of the Lincoln Toastmasters and P. S. Cox was head the Capital Toastmasters, at separate meetings of clubs Wednesday night. Other Lincoln Toastmasters officers who will take over their posts April 1 are: Ferguson, vice president. P.

A. Siren, secretary. Ted Thompson, treasurer, Howard Kirtley, sergeant-at-arms. Bob Lemont was appointed area governor to take office July 1. New Capital Toastmasters club officers, to be installed April 5, are: Paul.

Benedict, vice president. Charles Kuhle, M. L. Culp, educational director. Woody Cowan, sergeant-at-arms.

The speaker of the week award offered by the Lincoln Toastmasters went to Miles Other speakers were H. B. Byrne and Bill Ferguson. Capital Toastmasters discussed ways in which their programs might, be. improved.

Guardsmen Fight Carolina Flames WALTERBORO, S. C. (AP), National guardsmen joined Wednesday in the fight against 66t forest fires raging across the coastal plain timberlands. The' South Carolina forestry' commission said the fires were the worst in its history. High winds fanned the flames Tuesday night.

Scattered showers Wednesday provided only slight relief. Fuchs Trial Hints Global Spy Search Would Be Based in Part On Data Scientist Gave LONDON. (AP). The likelihood of a vast international spy hunt was raised Wednesday night by disclosures in the trial of Dr. Klaus Fuchs, the atomic science wizard sentenced to 14 years in prison for betraying American By the Associated Press.

'The United Mine Workers' contempt trial was completed Wednesday, and Judge Richmond B. Keech began studying the question whether to slap a huge fine on the union for the nationwide coal strike All in one swift-moving day, the government completed its case, the miners used only one witness in their defense, and final arguments were heard. Judge Keech -heard the case without a jury. He said he could not say when likely to reach a verdict. EVEN WHILE the trial was winding up, there was another start on negotiations to end the giant strike gnawing away at the country's economy.

The talks got however, and were broken off until Thursday. The number of idle men has now neared 600,000 in all industries. Overall U. S. production fell off 3 percent in February, the federal reserve board said, partly due to the coal strike.

IN INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana state Republican Chairman C. J. Holder announced Wednesday party leaders have been "seriously considering" a resolution. asking impeachment of President Truman on a charge of "failure to act effectively in the coal crisis." Holder told newsmen: "You can quote me as saying we have been in consultation with Indiana republicans in congress and other party officials on the advisability of impeachment of the president." THE U.M.W. reported Wednesday that small companies producing tons of "coal year have signed short term contracts and are producing coal or will be soon.

That tonnage represents a little more than one-tenth of the nation's annual normal soft coal output. A union spokesman said the contracts cover about 45,000 miners employed by about 2,200 companies. They run for 30 days. MEANWHILE, more violence was reported and 1 coal stocks continued to dwindle. Dynamite blasts wrecked three non-union Alabama and Ohio mines.

Illinois coal -merchants telegraphed an appeal to Governor Adlai Stevenson to close schools non- -essential institutions to keep home furnaces going. There was no reaction from the governor. But the Illinois coal shortage may be eased soon by the end of a mine 10,000 members of an union. AN EXPLOSION damaged the tipple of a surface mine at Bergholz. 0.

Windows in nearby homes were shattered No one injured. State police said loss was limited to $300 Earlier, two blasts ripped thru Prekitt brothers mine near Birmingham. The mine has been operating during the walkout. A third mine was blasted. near Jasper, Ala.

The T. and L. Coal company said its non-union surface mine lost a quantity of equipment. H. C.

Potter Resigns As N.U. Architect Potter announced Wednesday night that he has resigned as architect and contruction engineer at the University of Nebraska. He said the resignation was effective March 1.. He announced Wed esd a night that. his resignation was financial reasons and a desire get into private practice.

However, he said he is "considering an offer from aninstitution." Potter had been with the university nine yars. He began his job while still in college. He received his master's degree in 1944. The Weather High temperature yesterday 31 Low temperature -12 Nebraska: Thursday fair; warmer west; highs 20 east to 50 southwest. Increasing cloudiness and warmer Towa: Thursday fair and continued Thursday night and Friday.

cold: highs. 20 north, 24. to 28 south. Friday Increasing cloudiness, and warmer. Kansas: A little warmer in the west Thursday, highs in northeast to in southwest.

LINCOLN TEMPERATURES. (Official U.S. Weather Bureau, Readings.) 12:30 a.m. Wed. 31 2:30 p.m..

29 1:30 a.m... 30 8:30 p.m.. 26 2:30 a.m.. 29 4:30 p.m. 25 3:30 a.m., 29 5:30 p.m...

22 28 6:30 p.m..... 20 4:30 a.m... 5:30 26 7:30 17 6:30 27 8:30 16 7:30 a.M.. 9:30 p.m. 15 8:30 10:30 p.m....

9:80 26 11:30 P.m, 12 10:30 a.m... 29 12:30 a.m. (Thr.) 11 11:30 29 1:30 a.m... 10 12:30 29 2:30 1:30 p.m... 29 3:30 8 High temperatures year AgO 42, low 29.

Sun rises 7 a.m., sets 6:19 p.m. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE. Detroit 24 16 New York Chicago 17. Boston Cincinnati Ind'apolis St 24 21 Fort Miami Worth Asses Memphis 50 -89 New Oricans Milwankee 21 Denver Bismarck Phoenix 69 Des Molnes 23 18 Los Angeles 63 53 Kansas City .30 29 San Fra'co 55 143 Mpis-St, P. 10 Seattle 55 35 Omaha 15 Winnipeg -11 Blons City 21 10.

and British secrets to Soviet A purge of the British intelligence service was demanded by Lord Beaverbrook's Evening Standard in the first British editorial comment on the case since the arrest of Fuchs Feb. 2. Brital ish law prevents comment on cases pending in court. Denounced by Lord Goddard, the lord chief justice of England, as a betrayer not only of his friends but of "the inventions of old German-born communist your own brain," the given the maximum sentence of 14 years Wednesday in Old court. The prosecution described him as a Jekyll-Hyde personality THE HIGHLIGHT.

of his 90- minute trial was the disclosure that he has given information which presumably could set off a hunt for his Soviet contacts in the United States and Britain. Before turning away from the dock, Fuchs said meekly he had given the authorities certain facts "to atone" for his crimes. His attorney, Darek CurtisBennett also hinted at a spy hunt, saying the defendant had given the autorities "valuable practical assistance." In the courtroom crowd of nearly a hundred reporters, those from iron curtain countries, and an international assemblage of jurists, diplomats and even a representative of the royal family, the scientist easily was the least conspicuous looking. The scientist had been in Brixton prison since his arrest Feb. 2 on a tip from the States federal bureau of investigation: Where he will serve the sentence is a question for penal authorities.

a told His attorney, fan appeal Curtis-Bennett, is being considered." After Fuchs followed officers to the cells below the courtroom, a woman, about 35, was permitted to enter, the cells. An attendant refused to. her. name, but said she had seen Fuchs. ONLY THREE or four facts came out at the trial, they were not disclosed at his Bow street hearing Feb.

10, when the prosecution outlined his confession. 1. A professor at Birmingham university, whom the prosecution did not name, asked for Fuchs' aid in atomic research. 2. Fuchs did" not apply for British citizenship until July, 1942, after he had become, enin atomic research had signed "a securtiy undertaking" which pledged the greatest secrecy as to his work.

Citizenship was granted after "the most careful inquirey." 3. He renewed this security pledge when he was sent to the United States as a member. of the British atomic team scientists. 4. All this time, prosecutor said, Fuchs gave the impression of a "very security minded person" tho all the time, kept in a separate compartment according to his, confession, he of his mind his loyalty to communis The one witness, William James Skardon, an' officer of the British security service, was called by the defense.

His brief testimony was intended to show Fuchs' co-operation in the inquiry and that the scientist could not have been brought to trial except for his confession. Collapsed Lung Killed Leopard OKLAHOMA CITY. (AP). Taxidermist Herbert Rodgers has begun the two-months' job of skinning, stuffing and mounting Oklahoma City's publicized leopard for public display. Rodgers took over after Veterinarian W.

O. Bowerman completed an autopsy. The veterinarian reported the jungledied Tuesday of collapsed lung brought on by exertion and depression following excitement of a wild, three-day chase. The big cat--driven by hunger -Tuesday morning crawled back to his den, ate two pieces of drugged horsemeat and was captured in stupor. He died 15 hours Dr.

Bowerman said lung scar tissue showed the animal "had pneumonia a year or more ago while still in the jungle. Argentine Editors Jailed as Critics BUENOS AIRES. (AP), Two newspaper editors were jailed for criticizing, government Antonio officials. Solari, editor of the socialist party organ La Lucha, and Alberto- Kleinert, editor of the nationalist publication Fortaleza. The court ruled that they broke the law forbidding criticism of officials under the government of President Juan D.

Peron, Britain Bans Use Of U.S. Funnies (A). Britain put up the bars Wednesday against American newspaper comic supplements -but not: because they aren't funny. It is because their importation wastes, dollars, the board of trade said. It announced revision of regulations, effective March 8, to exclude "separate or detachable sections or supplements comprised wholly or mainly of strip cartoons." Reds Bid High For Scientists NO MURDER Dr." Albert Snay of Goffstown, N.H: said in a statement presented by the defense Wednesday that Mrs.

Abbie Borrota, cancer-ridden patient of Dr. Hermann N. Sander, was dead before Dr. Sander injected air -into her veins. Dr.

Sander is being tried at Manchester, N. H. charge of killing a the woman. Dr. Snay said he examined the woman just before Dr.

Sander injected the air bubble and. found she had no pulse, no eyeball reflex and no sign of a heartbeat. Wind to Die. But Frostier Weather Due The March lion will ease his huffing and puffing in central and eastern Nebraska Thursday, his breath will get frostier, except in the west, the weather bureau said Wednesday night. High temperatures 20 in the northeast, to 50 in the southwest, are expected.

But same sunny skies that took the No. 1 or Not, Robin's Here As. far as the Lincoln police. department is concerned, the first official spring robin was seen at 26th and Holdrege by Cruiser Officer Bob Myers Wednesday afternoon. Said Officer Myers: "That bird looked awfully cold." curse off March's leonine entry Wednesday will stay with the state.

SKIES WILL start to cloud over and the mercury to rise Thursday night and Friday, the forecast says. Winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour out of the north chilled the marrow of central and eastern Nebraskans Wednesday. Gusts of 50 miles arr hour and more were recorded at Norfolk and Grand Island. The high temperature in: Lincoln Wednesday was 29. The mercury reached a high of 40 degrees at Hayes Center Wednesday but elsewhere the state it remained in the thirties and twenties.

Other top readings included North Platte 37," Chadron 35, Grand Island 36, Omaha 29, Valentine 24, Burwell 29 and Norfolk 23. A trace of precipitation was recorded at Valentine during the afternoon. ELSEWHERE in the nation, a blizzard blustered thru the Red river valley in Minnesota and the Dakotas Wednesday and rainstorms swept the Atlantic seaboard. Otherwise the nation had clear skies. It was cold everywhere east of the Rockies, except near Pope Is 74 Today; In Office 11 Years VATICAN CITY.

(P). Pope Pius XII will observe his 74th birthday. Thursday. The pontiff, born Eugene Pacelli in Rome March 2, 1876, will at the same time celebrate the 11th anniversary of his election to the papacy. A Wedding Is A-Wedding CROWN POINT, Ind.

(AP), Audrey Wedding, 23, and Charlene McGrew, 22, will be married soon. They got a marriage license Wednesday. -Both live in East Chicago. Russians Learning FBI Secrets Just by Listening to Spy Trial NEW YORK'. (AP).

With no ing here to transmit U. S. semore effort than it takes to sit in court and listen, the Russians. are learning these days about how the FBI hunts spies-Rus-1 sian or otherwise. What use do the of wire-tapping? What sort of secret records does the FBI keop on spy suspects? How much does the FBI know about the activities of known or suspected Soviet agents in this country? Full or partial answers to these and many other questions of interest to the Russian secret police are given almost daily in the spy conspiracy trial of Judith Coplon and Valentin, A.

Gubitchev. Justice department officials said the Russians are learning some things, but not many that they couldn't have guessed. MISS COPLON, a former justice department employe, and Gubitchev, a Soviet engineer formerly employed by the United Nations, are accused of BERLIN. (P). Soviet zone agents are bidding, high for the services of German scientists and technicians, a survey shows, The study, prepared by a western authority who declined to be identified by name, gives this picture: Under Russian sponsorship, the "east German republic is promising more money, greater research facilities and important official recognition to those who will move beyond the Elbe.

Those who stay in the west are invited to visit east Germany, anyhow, and "study the National Front." The "National which replaces earlier "Committees for a Just Peace," is campaigning for unification of Germany on Soviet terms. Four professors and assistant professors from western tific faculties are known to have accepted eastern appointments. In each case, the scientist was put in charge of a well-equipped research institute as well as given a chair at a university. House Passes and its transmitter: The station was off the air as a result. Rev.

Mr. Klempel said he had the furnace about 5:30 p.m. in preparation for choir practice. said he noticed no trace of smoke or gas in the building. THE BLAST BROKE windows: of a grocery store across the street and of houses as much Las 300 yards away.

Telephone and power wires across the street were torn out. Fire broke out in the interior after the blast, but it. was small. Beatrice Fire Chief Cecil Hass said he had not determined what caused the explosion. building was of frame construction.

Anderson Working In Borrowed Seat OMOHA, (AP). Former Attorney General James H. Anderson, 40, Wednesday sat in a borrowed chair in a borrowed office at the law firm of Young and Williams, He was starting on a new job in private practice, the first time in ten years he has been out off public office. He explained thathis own office in the firm be ready for a couple of days." Anderson stepped down the attorney general's office. Tuesday partly for financial cons siderations, said.

He added that he left the office with a altho the post was a "hot spot. He was succeeded by C. S. Beck, assistant attorney general. Polio Vaccine Success Told CHICAGO, (P).

A vaccine that prevented 90 percent of a group of experimental animals from contracting one form of infantile paralysis was reported by a group of Chicago scientists Wednesday. Researchers at Michael Reese hospital said "they obtained the vaccine by bombarding the polio virus with a new kind of filtra violet light. In a progress report submitted to the National (Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, they said they are aiming at a form of the vaccine that will be safe and effective against each of the presently known three types of polio. Beemer Grocer Legislative Filer John E. Beaver, 54, of Beemer filed Wednesday for the legislature from the 12th district Cuming and Burt counties.

He operates food stores in Beemer and Scribner and has farming interests. Beaver worked in the office of the clerk of the legislature during the 1949 session. He served as mayor of Beemer for four years and is secretary of the drainage district there. He has served as city treasurer at Scribner and treasurer of the Scribner schools. George Weborg, who now represents the district, has announced he will not seek reelection.

Two other candidates, W. H. Hasebroock of West Point, and L. Paul Johnson of Oakland, have already filed. ValentinePrisoners Get Aid in Escape VALENTINE, (UP).

Two youths with an obliging helper escaped from the Cherry county jail here and made a get-away in a stolen car. Sheriff Art Jones said someone broke into the jail office after 11 p.m., took the cell keys and released Duane Summers, 20, and Louis Ryason, 22, of Denver. Summers had been sentenced from one to three years on a bad check Ryason was being held for Denver authorities. U.S. Science Research Bill WASHINGTON.

(P). The house passed a bill to. set up. a national science foundation, while the senate argued inconclusively over proposed changes in the displaced persons law. The, senate already has passed a science foundation bill, in somewhat different form.

A conference committee will adjust differences. THE HOUSE BILL calls for a 24-member science foundation, to conduct and award scholarships research, in physical, medical, biological, mathematical and other sciences. couldn't spend more than 000,000 a The bill contains drastic security and loyalty safeguards. Senator Lehman N. told the senate that the changes which its judiciary committee has proposed in the 1948 law governing the admission of displaced persons to the United States would make it "harder than for war refugees to get country: Lehman evert, is one of 18 senators sponsoring a substitute measure.

THE NEW YORK senator said that the 1948 law is "basically cruel and deceptive," but that the changes put forward by the judiciary committee "shut the door further" against war-uprooted Europeans seeking a new home. The debate shows signs of continuing for a week or more. Lie Sounding Atom Opinion LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y. (AP), United Nations Secretary-General Trygve Lie has been sounding out security council and other U.

N. members on the possibility of a special session of the general assembly in New York, Paris, or Moscow. Its purpose would be to break the east-west deadlocks over atomic. energy and red China, informed sources say, So far no decision has been made and the talks are continuing, it was said. Sen.

Brian McMahon urges conference in Moscow. Story on Page 9. Party at Fairbury, Nominates Mayor crets to Russia. The disclosures of how the FBI operates have been going on since Miss Coplon's Washington trial, in which she was convicted of stealing secrets to aid Russia. Blond little Gubitchey, formerly a Soviet diplomat, sits at the defense table sometimes yawning, sometimes, making quiet jokes.

Beside him sits. a man straight from the Soviet embassy- Attache Yuri V. Novikov. Novikov listens attentively. EXTRACTS FROM 34 FBI data, slips figured in the evidence Wednesday.

These were supposed to be secret. Miss Coplon is accused of. copying them without permission: They never reached the Russians--but the Russians know about them now. They're in the record. Literally, hundreds of other FBI records have been produced.

There have been thotisands of words of testimony telling just how the FBI worked on this case. The Russians could hardly have got a better picture if they a spy in the FBI itself, FAIRBURY, Neb. (P). One of Fairbury's two local parties picked a candidate for mayor Wednesday night, the other left the job to its central committee. parties held caucuses here.

The peoples progressive party mamed Elton E. Cornelius as its candidate for mayor. Cornelius has been serving as mayor since the death in August of A. E. Pennington.

For the city council, the party nominated Dwight Schroll, an incumbent, Dr. C. B. Schwab, Charles Hurlburt and Gus Herskenn, who has been serving on the present council by appointment. The non-partisan party left the citizens, of its candidate for mayor to its central committee.

For the council, it nominated Tom C. Karabatsos, Kenneth Shelburne, Alvin Junker and A. C. Hergott. the compartment door shut.

Kehnast pushed the summons under the door. The suit was filed i in Franklin county common pleas court by the 'Sunny Coal. company under Ohio's' Valentine act. The law prohibits combinations of any kind to limit or reduce the production or affect the price of coal and other commodities. Injured parties are, given the right to double damages.

The suit names both Lewis and the miners' union and gives Lewis until April 1 to prepare an answer. It also asks an junction to end the coal strike. Defendant Freed In Tax Shortage PHILADELPHIA. (A), A quarter sessions judge Wednesday freed Dominic, Antonini of charges of complicity in city amusement tax shortages that have reached $250,000. Judge Byron A.

Miller ended Antonini's trial by sustaining defense motion for dismissal on grounds that the state had failed to show any intent to defraud. The judge said he acted "with a great deal of reluctance.".

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