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TELEGRAPH CLOUDY TmmndU 131 VOI fW kl oi is WU WAV ISO. ZJZ IB jJd Strikers Offered 15 Pc. Pay Boost By Labor Chief Afterlight Session Washington, Oct 2, (JP) CIO oil workers and 11 big oil companies locked in controversy over wages today studied a Government peace proposal calling for: 1. A temporary 15 per cent. pay increase, and 2.

Agreement by both sides to accept an arbitrator's final settlement. Acceptance would bring an immediate end to strikes which began September 16 and spread to 12 states. Latest hit area is the West Coast. Pacific military and naval supplies thereby were jeopardized. 1 The American Farm Bureau Federation jumped into the strike picture through its president, Edward A.

O'Neal, who wrote Labor Secretary Schwellenbach: "Appropriate steps should be taken to require the resumption of production of essential supplies of gasoline, even if the government has to take over the (strikebound) plants." O'Neal said farmers are con frArUri because ot the oh shorUgeue to strikes and he told Schwel lenbach in a letter that: "In order to save these viallRev. P. M. Stief, rector, assisted food and feed supplies, appro by the Rev. Francs A.

Kirchner priate steps should be taken to re 'and the Rev. Francis N. Monge quire the resumption of produc luzzi. Burial will be in the Holy tion of essential supplies of gaso Cross cemetery, line and oil. Friends may call Wednesday 7 "Regardless of the merits or de t0 9 p.

m. at the Robert M. Spicer merits of the pending dispute be jp mjerai Home, 511 North Second tween labor and industry, the street. public ought not to be required to, Beamish, newspaperman, au suffer the loss of essential sup plies." Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach presented the peace plan (Continued on Page 9, Col. 2) Substitute Dies After Knock Out In Boxing Bout Scranton, Oct.

2, (JP) A 32 (Di vpar nld ii7Prnp rnnritv hnxer John iDezS who entered toej ring at the Casino Hall here lasts mgnt as a last mmuie suosutuie, died today in the State Hospital from injuries received last night i i i i by Andy Hetlin, Throop. Knocked down twice prior to the knockout, Dezinski, a middle weight and said to be married and' the father of two children, struck his head heavily on the floor when he received the knockout punch. He was rendered uncon ithe scious. celebrated Thursday at 9 a. m.

at St. Patrick's Cathedral by the thor, and politician, retired two vears ago as a member of the Public Utility Commission. He was appointed to the post in 1937 by Democratic Governor George H. Earle for a six year term. Prior to serving under Earle on the Commission, Beamish had held important posts in the two administrations of Republican Governor Gifford Pinchot.

In the first administration, Pinchot named him a member of the old 1 iciumcu iu unite 1930 he appoinBeamish to his (Continued on Page 5, Col. 1) Gap Preparing ITa RoloaCO .1111111 IIWIVUUW Daily by January Separation Center facilities at Indiantown Gap Military Res ervatmo are expected to increase: handled approximately 1300 men daily as compared with a few! hundred when the center was! opened in July. By the middle of October officials hope to handle 1600 discharges daily and by January they hope to attain a mark of 2000 each day. Unit processes officers and aViniit Vidits kun nit.an rvorc i3 iQdc iLu haVdlinraburonn nVf each day. Unit another processing unit for enlisted men and nlans for an increase in separation facil ities there are already underway uivuidii me utxiiy ai uiuidmuwii Gap.

Re arrangement of space facilities, innovations in processing and intensive work by the 2500 per i Physicians at the ringside i Army discharges to 4000 daily by worked over him 20 minutes with January 1, according to an an out reviving him and he was rush Jnouncement made today by Army ed to the hospital, where he diedjofficials. this morning at 9 o'clock. During last week Separation Dezinski, who had been fighting Center Unit A. it was noted. for many years in preliminary bouts, lived at Plains township.

Scalpers Demand S60 For Series Tickets Detroit, Oct. 2, (JP) Ticket scalpers were reported asking $50 to S60 today for strips of three tickets to the World Series. The straight price for three tickets is $18., Twelve Bail Out Of Army Bomber OITtlV If AI11n0l'lyear ffllllf UUIIIUGI 3S Ilia KJJ W1C LfCgi. llltlUg KJL LUC approximately 4000 men will be transferred from military to I 1 At Wilkes Barre Wilkes Barre, Oct. 2, JP) Ten nawnsers inrludins twn WACsJsonnel in Unit A and the hun and the two man crew of a in Units and will com Armvhnmhpr nararhntpd in to enlarge the number of dis military authorities that he gave the order to bail out when thei plane ran out of gasoline at an altitude of 6000 feet.

The pilot and Major Everett D. Fair, of Montgomery, one of the passengers, were the only injured. They were treated at a Kingston hospital for slight cuts received in landing the chutes. Officials of the Middletown Air Service Technical Command said Sgt J. J.

Gorman of Hartford, (Continued on Pare 9, Col. 3) Help Wanted Female EXPERIENCED FITTERS Saleslady, finishers. Will teach. FELLER'S Third Market Sts. fur women press operators ence not necessary.

FAME LAUNDRY Sixth Heir Sts. LAUNDRY MARKER Sorten and press operators. ARCADE LAUNDRY 1722 N. Fourth St. Other Female Help Wanted Page 16 late yesterday when the big ship crashed on a mountainside nearjsome jere Lt.

Charles Riley, the pilot, told Experi lafo be OAfXCC Daily Except Sunday. rAOCJ Matter at the Post I MM RICHARD J. BEAMISH Bick Beamish Dies Of Heart Attack At Home in City Richard J. Beamish, 75, who served Pennsylvania's State gov jernment for almost 20 years un ider both Republican and Demo cratic governors, died of a heart i attack late yesterday at his River view Manor apartment. Solemn requiem high mass wiUPP of totajjje U.

S. Steel tndrses Ane expeciea arrival oi new ray machines will! permit an early increase in the! processing lines. Rep. Rankin Wants Congress to Use Discharged Vets as Strike Breakers Washington, Oct. 2, (JP) Chair 1 pay union dues as a condition of man Rankin (D Miss) of the House Veterans Committee urged Congress today to enact legislation he said would permit discharged veterans to "break these strikes overnight." "It is time to call a halt" to strikes, Rankin said in announcing he would ask the rules committee to send to the House floor for debate a bill approved by jRankin's committee several months strikers i 1 ui il jjiuviueb mat no uuuuiduij discharged ex service man shall required to join a union, retain membership in a union or Entered ai Second dan Office at Harrisburg to.

90,000 Men Idle In Soft Coal Pits; 104 Mines Closed Throughout State Pittsburgh, Oct. 2, (JP) Approximately 90,000 men, nearly one fourth of the Nation's soft coal miners, were idle today in a dispute growing out of demands for recognition of a union embracing supervisory mine employes. The two great fuel producing States of Pennsylvania and West Virginia were hardest hit. Pennsylvania reported 104 mines shut down and 44,328 men idle, in West Virginia, an esti mated 100 mines were closed and around 40.000 men out. Kentucky had 10 mines and 4500 men idle, and Ohio 5 mines and 2400 men.

The strikes started Sept. 2J at four mines producing fuel for the Jones Laughlin Steel in Washington county, Pa. Supervisory employes asked recognition of the United Clerical, Technical and Supervisory Workers, an affiliate of the United Mine Workers. Coal operators oppose this on the ground foreman and similar employes are part of the manage oni.ca Corporation reported uuLing uieicuiui glial luei. metallurgical tuei, were operating.

A spokesman said steel making operations might be af fected after midnight Friday, There was some divergence of opinion as to the cause of shutdowns In southern West Virginia since spokesmen for coal operating agencies declared supervisory workers were on tie job there but that rank and file miners stayed away. Elsewhere, miners were unable to work because the supervisors struck. The foremen are responsible for mine safety tests which must be made daily. World Series Rates Set For Parking Lots Detroit, Oct. 2, The OPA set special World Series rental rates today for parking lots in the vicinity of Briggs Stadium.

The highest price was set at 75 cents for all day parking at lots nearest the ball park. Others were scaled down to 25 cents. Earl Fitzgerald, district OPA director, said all lots would be re quired to display signs stating the ceiling prices. Hull Felicitated Washington, Oct. 2, WV Presi dent Truman today telephoned Cordell Hull to congratulate the former Secretary of State on his uu fi iau i Congress Asked To Provide Fund For flew Buildings Washington, Oct 2, (JP) Con gress was asked today to put up $193,000,000 for new government buildings in the states and terri The proposed legislation also ls for buildings in or near the District of Columbia It was submitted jointly by the mv.7 DUC uamgs Administration and the Post Office Department A list of 4020 eligible projects in the states and territories es timated to cost $774,795,000 was sent to House Speaker Rayburn with the proposed bill.

W. Englebert Reynolds, Commissioner of Public Buildings, said that if the legislation is approved projects totaling $193,000,000 outside the District of Columbia will be selected from the list on the basis of need and equitable dis inuuuon. The proposed projects include (Continued on Page 9, Col. 8) employment. "If Congress will pass this bill," Rankin said in an interview, "and see that our young men who are no linger needed in the service are discharged immediately, it will break these strikes over night." Rankin said thousands of discharged ex servicemen would be willing to take jobs vacated by but are prohibited from doing so by contracts requiring workers to belong to unions.

"Here we are, still at war, with (Continued on Page 9, Col. 8) HARRISBURG, PA, TUESDAY HIS VETERAN TAKES SIP William H. Osborn, 102, of Joplin, took time off from reminiscing with his Grand Army of the Republic buddies at Columbus, Ohio, to have a soda. Waitress Arlene Smith, 19, gave him a hand. (AP Wirephoto).

Molotov Threatens After Heated Row By Flora Lewis London, Oct. 2, Informants high within the counsel of the Foreign Ministers' Conference said today that Soviet Foreign Commissar V. M. Molotov threatened to go home over the weekend after ish i oreign Secretary Ernest Power Restored To All But One Area in Texas Austin, Oct. 2, (JPh The Lower Colorado River Authority announced today it has fully re stored electric power to all its central Texas customers except at Lampasas and vicinity.

Thirty hours after striking union workers suddenly walked off the job at its four big hydroelectric plants along the Colorado river, the authority had made connec tions with privately owned util ity companies, with the city of Austin's generating plant, and had completely put the Austin dam plant back into service. Threats of serious water short ages and other breakdowns in public services at such large towns as Kerrville, Giddings, Brenham, Schulenberg, Fredericksburg were averted as the State owned util ity agency emphasized that the strikers would not be re employed. Max Starcke, general manager of ithe Lower Colorado River Author ity, said he would tell a Federal (Continued on Page 9, Col. 4) Strikes Continue Buenos Aires, Oct. 2, (JP) Strikes protesting the military government's reimposed stale of siege continued today in Argentine Universities, despite an order from President Edelmiro Farrell to resume classes or be shut down.

Coal Gas Fatal To Former PRR Police Sergeant Albert Boyd Roat, 68, 2724 Butler street, Penbrook, a retired sergeant tht Pennsylvania Railroad police was found dead in his home last night, a victim of coal gas asphyxiation. Assistant Coroner Frank Heidel reported. Roat was found by a neighbor, John Ryberg, 2726 Butler avenue, when he opened the front door of Roat's home and smelled coal gas. Heidel said death occurred about 1 p. m.

Ryberg found Roat, who lived alone, sitting in a chair near a furnace ventilator. An was performed at tht Heidel funeral home by Dr. Joseph 2. Conrad, an interne of the Harrisburg Hospital. He is survived ry two daugh ters, Mrs.

Evelyn Balmer, Norfolk, and Mis. Susan Fette hoff, Harrisburg and a son, Sgt. Thomas Roat, with 'he Army. Railroad officials reported Roat retired five years ago on physical disability after serving in the police department for 40 years. i TOMORROW at the SENATE roa'll larn the leeret ef THE STRANGE AF FAIR OF UNCLE HARRY.

It Matiun Pirtara Entertainment at ita heat. EVENING. OCTOBER 2, 1945 1 II to Quit Parley With Bevin a heated argument with Brit Bevm. The two have been reported at loggerheads frequently during the sessions which were drawing to ward a close. The representatives of the United States, Russia, Great Brit ain, France and China met more than two hours this morning and econvened for another session later.

It seemed that even the most superficial agreement could not be reached. Molotov was reported by persons present at the weekend exchange to have taken exception to a re mark by Bevin that the Soviet (Continued on Page 9, Col. 1) Promotion Given Congress Physician Washington, Oct. 2, () Presi dent Truman today nominated Dr, tit ucuisc ot. vcuvei, vuiiKiessiuiicii physician, for promotion to the temporary rank of rear admiral.

Calver has attended members of the Senate and House for many years. Me now holds the rank of captain. Red Tape Slashed To Help Veterans, Bradley Declares Chicago, Oct. 2, (JP) Gen Omar N. Bradley, veterans ad ministrator, said today he had taken steps to "cut red tape, simplify forms and' make our service easy to get." Moderniting procedures in the veterans administration also will be part of the job of a newly created division of organization, planning and coordination, he said in an address prepared for the opening session of the veterans of foreign wars 46th National En campment.

Spokesmen said the delegates represented more than million veterans. Gen. Bradley, former command er of the izth Army Group in Europe, said that when he came into the Veterans Administration he found it was geared to serve 4,000,000 veterans on a peacetime basis and "threatened to choke on 15,000,000 Tnore." As steps in decentralization, (Continued on Page 9, Col. 8) Zhukov Delays Visit Due to 111 Health Washington, 2, (JP) The White House said today the visit of Marshal Georgi Zhukov, Rus sian commander in occupied Ger many, has been postponed because of the Marshal illness. Zhukov had planned to land in New York Thursday.

The White House, said a message saying Zhukov was ill and would have to delay his trip reached it through the War Department from General Eisenhower. Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said President Truman hoped the Marshal could come later in the month. IF Tokio Demands Top to Bottom Cabinet Reshuffle In Next JO Days Tokio, Oct. 2, () Pressure mounted among Japanese today for top to bottom reor ganization of their cabinet by the time demobilization is completed in mid October; and General MacArthur demanded a full accounting of Japan's military production as well as existing stocks of war materiel.

He asked the Japanese government for full information on the annual production of arms, ordnance, ammunition and auto otive equipment from 1941 Tokio, Oct. 2. (JP) Domei agency said today a Japanese navy committee to investigate maltreatment of Allied prisoners of war held its first meeting today under the chairmanship of the vice minister of the navy but that no results were announced. through August, 1945, plus esti mates for the remainder of 1945 Japanese sources reported a rising sentiment for elimination from the cabinet of ministers once as sociated with the beaten, war making regime, as well as those blamed for failure to anticipate growing food, housing and fuel shortages. Earlier reports strictly without confirmation have hinted that Emperor Hirohito might abdicate in a thorough government house cleaning when his task of carrying (Continued on Page 5, Col.

1) Private Murray Freed in Japan, Parents Informed Pfc. Sylvan E. Murray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira S.

Murray, 118 Houston avenue, Penbrook, pris oner of the Japs since the fall of Corregidor on May 7, 1942, has been freed by Yank forces in Japan and "hopes to be home soon," his parents learned last night. A War Department telegram to Pvt. Murray parents said: "Your son, Pfc. Sylvan E. Mur day, returned to military control in Japan September 17, 1945, and is being returned to the United States in the near future.

He will be given an opportunity to communi cate with you upon arrival. Re port further shows physical con dition good. He sends the following message: 'Everything fine Hope to be home soon. It was the first word Mr. and Mrs.

Murray had from their son (Continued oi. Page 9, Col. Z) Jewish Labor Asks Immigration Repeal Telaviv, Oct. 2, (JP) The Extraordinary Congress of the General Federation of Jewish Labor reiterated last night its demands for repeal of the British White Paper limiting Jewish immigra tion to Palestine. At the same time the congress adopted a resolution urging that Jewish survivors of the Nazi purge in Europe be sent to Pales tine.

2 CIs Killed, 3 Hurt In Belgian Auto Crash Antwerp, Oct. 2, (JP) Two American soldiers were killed and three were injured seriously today when a Belgian motorist crashed into a group of soldiers who had just descended from a street car. The names of the victims were not announced here. Globester Passes Hits Long Pacific By Paul Miller Manila, Oct. 2, (JP) The Globe ster "jumped the hump" of China today, passed the half way mark in its flight around the world, and hit the long Pacific trail for home, reaching Manila at 1.25 p.

m. (Manila Time; 11.25 p. m. Monday, Eastern Standard Time). Arriving at Nichols Field after their 1415 mile hop from Kum ming, China, passengers had a three hour stop before boarding a new plane the Bataan Meteor for the 1587 mile flight to Guam.

The new plane took off for Guam at 4.46 p. m. (Manila time; 2.46 a. m. E.S.T.) It was the second plane change since the Globester run started from Washington last Friday the Only Evening Associated Press Harrisburg.

News Around EDITION General Shifted To 15th Army By Eisenhower By Wes Gallagher Frankfurt on the Main, Germany, Oct. 2, (P) It was officially announced today that Gen. George S. Patton, who differed with Gen. Eisenhower over denazification policies in Bavaria, had been relieved of command of the famed Third Army he led through France.

He will take over the Fifteenth Army, which is reduced now to a "paper" organization. The Fifteenth, which completed its job as an occupation army in July, now consists of a headquarters staff and a few troops doing research work. Lt. Gen. Lucian K.

Truscott, commanding the Fifth Army which is slated for official dissolution Dec. 1, will succeed Patton in command of the Third and of the eastern half of the American occupation zone. The changes will take place about Oct. 7. House Group Bars GOP Substitutes In Tax Program Washington, Oct.

2, (Turning down Republican substitute proposals, the House Ways and Means Committee moved today toward a quick showdown on the Administration proposal to repeal the 3 per cent, normal tax on in dividual incomes. Repeal would cut 1946 individual tax burdens by $2,085,000,000 and relieve an estimated 12,000, 000 low income persons from any income taxes after this year; The committee voted down two substitutes to the Administration program offered by Rep. Knutson (R Minn). One, instead of out right repeal, would have reduced the normal tax to two instead of three per cent. The other proposed to put the normal tax at one per cent.

The normal tax is collected on all personal net income over $500 regardless of the number of taxpayers dependents. Its repeal is the top point in the program submitted by Treasury Secretary for a peacetime (Continued on Page 9, Col. 4) Nazi Police Charged With Criminal Records Berlin, Oct. 2, MP) A former German police executive filed to day with the Allied Kommandan tur that the criminal police force of Berlin contained both former members of the Gestapo and un derworld elements. The charges were made by Dr.

Anton Raselmeyer, until August 31 director of the criminal section. Haselrheyer was suspended after making a detailed report to the police chief on conditions in the department. He charged that members of his staff destroyed records by which Nazis and men of the Gestapo could have been accused. He as serted that a "relatively high per centage of the criminal police had criminal records. FDR Birthday Issue In National Oil Strike Washington, Oct.

2, (JP) The birthday of the late President Roosevelt, January 30, is an issue in the oil strike. Daniel Pierce, vice president of the Sinclair Refining Company, said today the CIO oil workers want the birthdays of both the first and the last Presidents, Wash ington and Roosevelt, included as paid holidays. The union now has six such holidays, Pierce said: Christmas, New Years, July 4, Labor' Day, Memorial Day and Thanksgiving. Half Way Mark, Trail For Home first flight in the first regular globe circling service of the Army Transport Command. Another change of planes will be made at San Francisco as the flight moves toward the conclusion of its race to round the earth at 150 miles an hour.

Six stops, including the last at Washington, remain after Manila, with the remaining hops averaging 2057 miles each. The Globester plane is expected to reach Honolulu at 11 a. m. Wednesday, Honolulu time (4.30 p. E.S.T.) and Hula dancers will entertain the passengers at a lunch eon during their two hour stop.

In San Francisco, the party will change to the Statesmen, another new Army Transport Command plane. Newspaper la SINGLE COPIES the Clock THREE CENTS nrn Although no official reason was given for the transfer of the swashbuckling, pistol packing Patton, it came on the heels of his widely criticized statement to newsmen Sept. 22 that some Nazis should remain in office for the sake of better administration this winter. This was in conflict with Eisen hower's stand for immediate elim ination of all Nazis from office, in line with the Potsdam declaration. Today's announcement was from headquarters of U.

S. Forces Frankfurt On The Main, Oct. 2, Headquarters of U. S. Forces in Europe said today 120,000 Nazis had been removed from office In the American occupation zone.

This was an increase of 50, 000 since August, and does not include 80,000 arrested Nazis. Maj. James W. Hill, San Antonio, former FBI agent who heads a special Army branch for denazification, estimated 1,250,000 cases were awaiting investigation. in the European Theatre.

It came about four hours after Associated Press Correspondent Edward D. Ball quoted a reliable Berlin source to the effect that Patton's transfer was imminent. Headquarters said: "On Sept. 29 Gen. Eisenhower notified Patton that he would be transferred on or about Oct.

7 to take command of the 15th Army and to head the theatre general board, and that Lt. Gen. Lucian K. Truscott would take command of the Third Army and the Eastern Military District. This transfer will be made as ordered Oct.

7." Eisenhower's action came one day after Patton, summoned from his Bad Toeltz headquarters to report on his stewardship of Bavaria, spent more than two hours (Continued on Page 9, Col. 3) Retailers Outline Plans For Opening Of Victory Loan The opening gun of the 1945 Victory War Loan Campaign was fired here today when members of the Pennsylvania Retail Advisory Division of the War Finance Committee met at the Penn Harris Hotel to outline plans for the drive which opens the latter part of the month. Almost all of the 34 members of the division were present with G. Ruhland Rebmann, Phila delphia, chairman of the War Finance Committee of Pennsylvania, when the meeting was opened. Floyd Chalfant, Pennsylvania Secretary of Commerce, attended the session and explained that the drive can be closely allied with the Pennsylvania Progress Movement which his de partment inaugurated.

One of the primary objects of the movement, he said, is to sell Pennsylvania to Pennsylvanians (Continued on Page 9, Col. 7) THE WEATHER (II. 8. Weather Bureau) Sunrise 6.04, sunset 5.48. Harrisburg and vicinity: Cloudy, windy and cool with occasional brief showers this afternoon.

Part ly cloudy and considerably cooler tonight and Wednesday with scat tered showers Wednesday morn ing. Moderate to fresh westerly winds. High today 68, tomorrow, 60, low tonight 47, river 4.7 feet. Eastern Pennsylvania: Cloudy, cool and windy with showers today. Partly cloudy and consider ably cooler tonight.

Wednesday fair and cool. Five day forecast: Fair and cool Wednesday. Warmer Thurs day. Rain about Friday, followed by generally fair and a little cooler at end of week. Temperatures will average near or a little above normal..

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