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Thursday, June 24, 1948
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FTTITT me or NEW TIia Pnnar Willi r H YI M WVI IT The Want Ads Phone 3050 67th Year No. 3. Full Leased United Press Wire Neenah-Menasha, Wisconsin Thursday, June 24, 1948. 25 Cents a Week by Carrier 5c Single Copy Phone 3050 "YouCen'tGet -Poor Taking AVroiiX" BAI Gen. Wainwright Gets Big Chance At G.O.P. Meet Philadelphia -AM It was al most 4 i. nt before the gallant ora soiaier got his big chance. naa waited through seven hours of oratory. But Gen. Jona- inan m. wainwright was accus- lomea to waiting. Had Waited Before Farlw In lQa t V-ut J first on embattled Bataan and then on besieged Corregidor, for neip that never came. And he had waited more than three agonizing years in a Japanese camp be fore he was delivered from his captors. Now, he had a message for the Republican; national convention. He had left sick bed in Texas to deliver iru message. Ana ne Was going to see it through ev en though the delegates were, dog-tired and the galleries were almost empty. Wainwright was here to tell the Republicans that they should nominate for president his old chief Gen. Douglas : MacArthur. MacArthur's name had been put in nomination a few minutes before bra stirring speech by a blind man Delegate Harlan W. Xelley of Milwaukee. Now, finally, it was Waiij-wright's turn. ' In a coo) white summer suit, he stepped up to the speaker's platform. The glaring lights blazed down upon his close-cropped head. The torture he had suffered in a Japanese prison camp was forgotten now but it still showed in the deep lines that crisscross his lean, leathery face. Wainwright stood ramrod straight and vSce is No. Strong His Voice was not strong. But It was firm. . The country, he said, needs a president who ia almost a superman. And that man, he went on, is Gen. Douglas MacArthur. . ' ; Wainwright recalled that 46 year ago he and MacArthur were cad eta together at West Point. He recalled, too, that he and MacArthur had fousht shoulder-to- MwnrtdeTr in 4w great warsv He ' asked now thai this manbis old commander be given the highest honor in the land. - -' It was, he concluded, a proud privilege, an honor and pleasure to fecond the nomination of Gen. Douglas MacArthur for the presidency. . "v ' ; Wainkright's audience had listened reverently. ' It was a small audfence, hut it's heart was as big as Convention ball. And its heart - was filled with- pride for this old warrior a pride that burst spontaneously into a great cheer whan Wainwright finished at precisely 4 a. m. Roving Reporter Dear Roving Reporter: Last Saturday's RJBg 5?" porter" reminded me of "The Six Best Doctors. Anywhere: The" best doctors anywhere, ' And no one can deny it, . R Sunshine, Water, Rest and .Air,. -:.;'-:-' . Exercise and Diet. . These 0 will gladly U attend, If only U R -willing. -Your mind they'll cheer. Your ills uiey u menu, . And charge U not on shilling." As Snooks says, "I like H?" Do U? Signed, HGH. Rover's note Wi do like it. Box car phUeaepIrr EB day we art further from the " " beginning and nearer the end: 6 The state university talked some ' about giving up boxing,, because ot a iisticutfs death or two of nt i at A We are lust as pleased ihev retained boxing, for UW has buiit a national reputation. One dabbled In the manly art of self defense la Frosh days aerM and tront sspuwr ' weight neaviea, aevt ; any . real anayhea-. amon mmnitr box Ms. Boxing unt-takes stamina, skill, footwork and FIGHT and we think any lad should nave a go as u that one gala Involved In a flat i fight, even among Teongateta, k thing arent settled that way e muck as of yore. But in boxing, e team physical co-taSuieanect for the other , kilo, mad there's a certain ' Irish toyeusnese ka bodily con-.ZTh in boxer, football tm other articipant in " the roughsporta, feels, . . mrm accidental deaths and ,r,n iniuries. and there's no decrying- tbeir "Pf. tapping into a aolid right unt eftcn lastmg as stepping in ' front of a Mack truck, and you Governor Thomas E. Dewey BeautyWithdrowsFrom Contest At Hint of Excommunication Wheeling. W. Va. (U.R) A shapely, 22-year-old .Wheeling brunette beauty said today she withdrew from a pre-Atlantic City beauty contest here because Bish op John J. Swint threatened to excommunicate her front the Ro man Catholic church. muc ajvunaj. as (ivmubw last -week from the New England Conservatory ol Music at Bos- Duluth. Minn. tU.R) TWo steamships lay in Duluth harbor today, their sides agape with holes torn in separate collisions. They rammed in accidents which killed two men and injured three others on fog-bound Lake Super- lor yesterday. The collisions occurred only an hour apart. Dead were Helmsmen John Pekkala, 60, Cassell, Mich., and Duane Strand. 18. Wtlimar, Minn. They were crushed in their bunks when the SS Crete and the ss J. P. Morgan, Jr, their ship, col lided about 60 miles east of Duluth. The Crete put into Duluth, it bow stove in 20 feet The Morgan limped to Houghton, Mich., its forward mast gone. Its injured were John Rankin. LRacine, Wis.; Roy Young, Clinton, lean., ana ahwii iuuiuvh, Brooklyn. N. Y- all . caught in their bunks. ' Also here was the SS Clarke, which collided with the Canadian ship Altodoc and its tow, the barge Kenordoc. The Clarke's officers said one watertight bulkhead held back the wash of water long enough for the ship to make Duluth. , '.:-.' The Altadoci collided first with the Clarke, and the Kenordoc followed. Despite heavy damage, the Altadoc steamed into Ft. William, Ont, with its barge in tow. . Officials said total damages probably would reach $500,000. Roil, Utility Shares Rise m Active Trade ; ,Kew York U.W Railroad and utility stocks rose today in a moderately active market Union Pacific gained more than 2 points to a new high. Santa Fe ran up more than a point and new tops were .made by Chicago North Western; Denver & Rio Grange issues, ueiaware & Hudson, Lehigh Valley. Missouri Kansas-Texas issues, and North era Pacific. International Telephone ran up to a new high. American Tele phone held steady. American Cab- le & Radio made a new nigh. Western Union had a small net fain. ' ' In the steels, A. M. Byers, and Youngstowh Sheet gained a point or more. Bethlehem, and U. S. Steel firmed fractions. General Motors made a new high; Chrysler firmed. Boeing Airplane was up a point . usually get a chance to "Know better next time," but not so with getting hit by the truck! Ships Collide, '. 2 Crewmen Die L A through a spokesman-priest, that ne considered . beauty contests "immoral, indecent exposure," andJ "totally pagan." Miss Bedway said the bishop warned that he would excommun icate any Catholic girl from his diocese who entered - a contest based on. "nakedness." Bishop Swint later confirmed the girl's story,' and he said he could, not. "understand bow. any girl couja want to enter such an ordeal. . . , - "If they were to eliminate nakedness from them, the whole thing would fall apart," he said. ' Miss Bedway's family entered her name in the local Contest to name the city's representative to the state beauty pageant in MoundsviUe. W. Va, where a Miss West Virginia" will be cho sen to no to Atlantic City. Miss Bedway said she believed the prelate's decision might be based on an article in a Catholic magazine which appeared short-, ly after last year's "Miss America" pageant. 'But I'm not terribly ' disap pointed," Miss - Bedway said. "I want to go to Tanglewood this summer to study music. ' - "I never was really interested in feeding my vanity." she ' said. 1 just knew that f had a lot of talents that a lot of the other kids don't have." You know they judge a girl on charm, poise; and refinement as weu as cheese cake." Miss Bedway.' who is five feet. four inches tall, has a 25-inch waist, a 34-inch bust, and 35-inch hips, said she would have won 100 had she won tne wneeung contest and f 1.000 if she had won the "Miss West Virginia" title. Arabs to Demand Rule. Of Palestine; Claims ; King of Trans-Jordan r Cairo. (U.P!) Kine Abdullah of Trans-Jordan said today that the Arab would reject any pro-nosal for a Holy' Land settlement that failed to give them sovereign' ty over Palestine. . ....... . . A 1. A Acduiian, tne strong man oi Arab world whose capital became headquarters of the fight against me jews, gave nis ym'wi Palestine settlement at a press conference, " - ' He flew here Tuesday to visit King Farouk of Egypt. Hi pronouncement on the possibility of permanent peace in Palestine gave the visit the flavor of a high Arab strategy conference. , , Buy Oleo Firm' (' k " : Chicago UJ0 Lever Brothers Co., the nation's second largest producer Sof soap, shortening and dentifrices, moved into the oleomargarine field today with the purchase of the, John F. Jelke Co. of Chicago. " Weather -...'- Cloudy In north, partly cloudy .in south portion and somewhat cooler tonight, Skewers east and south portions by Friday afternoon. . . Official Twin City tempera-hires: High: 12. Lowi " Wale leveh Dutcaman s gage reading of 11 laches above Ike crest of the Menasha dam. Win A II Death Toll hi AutoMisha lcliesJhQ (News-Times Oshkbsa Bureau 1 Oshkoab. .With the deaths Wednesday evening of Don Koep-ke, 40, route 1, Van Dyne, and his daughter. Mary, 6, the death toll has risen to three following an automobile accident Wednesday mominc south of Oahkosh. V 1 '' The . accident occurred when Koepke's car collided with a truck driven by Rueben Bentzler, 23, of route 2, Oshkosh, Koepke's father, William, 70, also route I, Van Dyne, died shortly after his arrival at Mercy -hospital Wednesday morning. The younger Koep-ke and his -daughter died within an hour of each other Wednesday evening. Still in critical Condition wRh a broken neck is Bentzler,1 driver of the truck. Two passengers with him, Sally Johns, 13, and Nancy Rhyner, 14, both of route t, Oshkosh, were seriously injured but are believed to be .recovering. A coroner's jury was summoned by County Coroner Dr. Jt A. Steele, but was dismissed pending the recovery of the three injured persons. The accident-occurred at the intersection of county roads CC and Z. County official declared that there were no obstructions to vision at the corner. Details of the wreck had not yet been deter mined. Fife Uthys as: :; HeadofScfiool' Waukesha (U.P. T. R. Uthus, head of the Wisconsin schopl for boys here since 1942, today was discharged as superintendent by A W., Bay ley. head of' the state department of public welfare. His dismissal climaxed three months of investigation of charges of mismanagement and brutality at the school for boys. Bayley's an nouncement came after an executive meeting of the board which concurred , in the action in its ad visory capacity, - t - - - Waukesha u.R) Supt T. R. Uthus' administration of the State School for . Delinquent Boys at Waukesha was critccized ahanply today in Assistant Attorney General William Piatt report on hit investigation f charges of mismanagement and "brutality" at the school ; ' ; Plats said " his investigation showed that Uthus "has. not been a good administrator" and his violated state welfare board regula tions on corporal punishment for youths conzined'te tne school. State welfare board members met at the school today to advise wslfara Department Director Al tan Bay ley on whether or not Ut hus should be discharged or other changes made in the school's man agement - . Plata conducted the invertita tion, which started March 31 and ended May 5. at Bayley's request The inquiry was prompted by charges made by a group, of the school's employes. They called Ut hus a "tyrant" and asked for his discharge. Uthus, 45, has been su perintendent of the school since 1942. Ha denied the employes' V4 B. Russia aha Her Separate State Warsaw 4UJ9 Foreign ministers of Russian and seven satellite states resumed their work today on a blueprint for a separate state of east Germany with a government of its own. , The second session of a momentous conference of eastern Europe opened at 10 a. m. (2 a. m. CST). It was being held under rigid security regulations, with all delegates ordered to keep the pro- ceediiu aecret - '.- Foreign diplomat -admitted they had no information on the conference and not even any basis for speculation. Polish correspondents got pecial passes to Wil-anow p-Uac outside Warsaw, where tie meeting was going on, but the foreign press got none, v i is rr-r n ?n immn Russ Blockade Berlin, Cut Otf Power, Water . Keidalberg ' (ULR The Rus-siaas cannot drive the United States out of Berlin "by anything short "of war," Gen. Lucius D Clay, American military governor for-Germany, said here today. Berhn, U.PJ U. S. tanks and jeeps patrol ed the western sector of Berlin today on the lookout for any trouble that might be touched off by Russia's most determined effort to force the Americans, British and French out of the city. Patrols Reinforced American military patrols were reinforced and put' on an alert after the Russians cracked down by cutting off vital supply lines for 2,500,000 persons in the' Berlin occupation tones of the three western powers.- . Railroad traffic between Berlin and the west was stopped. Electricity from power plants in the Soviet zone was shut off in the western sector. In some places the water was turned on. uicom ing automobile traffic from the west was prohibited. Ui. authorities received reports that barrage b a loons had been sighted near the international air corridor across - the Soviet zone. They said the balloons presumably were aimed to hamper air traffic the only link left between Benin nna tne west or to serve Russian observers watehjng allied planes carrying aupp&t, her from fTankfuetv. -; The. U.S. army aarrison here in voked precautionary measure in the crisis that Stemmed directly irom the east-west clash over cur rency reform but actually we a long range' development in the cold war... . . , Tank Mount Gone Twenty American constabulary tanks mounting machine cuns and wailing sirens patrolled the U.S. sector. Constabulary Jeeps also mounting machine guns traveled in pairs througk the area. i Armed U.S. Srooos were dou bled end put on the alert around American military , government headquarters. . The' Soviet army newspaper Taegliche Rundschau set forth the Russian aide of the dispute: . "The legal right of American, British and French military authorities t stay longer in Berlin it now superfluous. Ut vitrolic editorial splashed over two pages was captioned "when the head is severed, one must not cry for a hair." Ask Board to Act in r Union-Phone Co. Issue Milwaukee UJ!) The Wis consin Telephone Clerical union. unaj - announced today that it will appeal to the Wisconsin Em ployment Relations board to inter vene in its dispute with the Wis consin Telephone Co. , The: union, comprising about 570 women employes, won a lab or board election and was certified March 12, 1943, as bargaining agent for the accounting depart ment, according to Zite Rinrel, Milwauke,: union president The union has since been attempting to negotiate a contract, union offi cials said. - "7" Satellites Map for Germany The same still control over the movement of the delegates, that marked the beginning of the con ference yesterday still was in evl dene. The militia controlled the traffic intersection and lined the road to Wilanow. Whole blocks of streets were opened and closed as the conference traffic shifted. Hotel and government build ings new nags oi ine anions rep resented at the meeting. The ministers of the Soviet or bit and hundreds of their staff members were about . midway through : the biggest conference vet held on the east side of the so- called iron curtain. Their first ses sion out of the way. they were re ported. - getting down to bras tacks. -. ... Far Ahead But Fa i D s to ation on First 2 Ballots Highlights of Nominating Talks at GOP Convention Philadelphia -JUJh- Highlights lights of nominating speeches before the Republican national convention: Sen Edward Martin of Pennsylvania, nominating Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York "By every test, there is one man who towers above all others. Every man and Woman who hears my voice knows who I mean. Ha has the American (people behind him. He hat the fighting vigor to wage a winning campaign. He can carry the crushing burdens of the the presidency." Sen. John W. Bricker of Ohio, nominating Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio "The congress, the nation and. the world are indebted' to ' him for his superb leadership.. The magnificent record of the SOth congress is his record upon it he stands." , "It (the Taft-Hartley act) is in fact a charter of freedom to the man who works. It frees him from the tyrannical domination of labor bosses." Dr. Robert Gordon Sproul, president of the University of California, nominating Gov. Earl Warren of California "He .(Warren) is just the kind of man the people of America are looking for as their next president" "The Republican party can accept without reservation full responsibility for any any administration that Earl Warren heads " ' Rep. Walter H. Judd of Minnesota, mominettng Harold JtVBtas-' sen "This 1348 election ia not in the bag. Ever line our eonven ing,. headlines have screamed of deals,, trades, manipulation. Let us. recognize soberly that this is not an atmosphere which breeds victory with the people. They are not bound by any deal or com mitment whereby delegate votes are delivered. "He (Stassen) has dona more to revitalize and ehvigprate our Republican party throughout the whole country than any person n aw generation. Gov. Kim sltw! of Michigan. nominating Sen. Arthur H. Van- denberg "The peace and security of the United States depend upon the peace and security of the world. All other considerations pale into insignificance if the Republican party does not provide the leadership for peace and se curity throughout the world." "He (Vandenberi) did not com to this convention for the purpose of being nominated. Until a tew days ago,' we have not been en gaged in a campaign to ootain more vote for him. We have no bands or banners. I present him to you without fanfare, without parades, without pauynoo, put with the quiet dignity which becomes him and to which he is en- titled."? .. Harlan Kelly of Wisconsin nom inating Gen. Douglas UacArthur "Douelas MacArthur Has suc eessfully met the uommunist $450 Million Cut in Marshall Aid Wanted In Next Three Months Washington. (U.ff) The Marshall plan countries of western Europe will get $450,000,000 lest than they asked for July, August and beptemoer. Richard 'M. BisselL assistant deputy administrator of the economic cooperation administration, said the 16 nations estimated their needs for the next three months at $1,800,000,000. After a thorough screening, he ssid, this was re duced to $1,350,000,000. Biatell said most of the U.S. shipments in the next three months will b "relief goods such as food and coaL By fall, he said, more machinery may' be snipped abroad. f r, if Finds Fortune in Checks New York. UM For few Minutes yesterday William Tilley, 47-year-old city clerk had $1,-205,00 in his pocket. II found the money , in non-negotiable checks in the street The checks, one for $1,200,000 and the other for $5,000, were issued by the Manufacturers Trust company which gave Tilley a $25 reward for returning tnem. problem in Japan, he can do it here and he can do it all over the world if we but give the opportunity." Mrs. Francis Burke Redick, of Connectiucut, nominating Sen. Raymond E, Baldwin "We are conscious that we must meet that desperate cry for leadership which is coming to us from all over the world . . Such a (leader) is the man whom I have described to you today a - warm human being, skilled and practiced in the complicated -art of government, a statesman beloved by the people, a responsible and patriotic American." Lewis Demands Add Up to $3 a Day Pay Boost V Washington U.R A soft coal operator said today that enough progress has been made on a new 1941 wage contract with John L. Lewis that the government will aot need to seek an Injunction to head off a ' walkout next month. Washington. (UJ Spokesmen for the toft coal industry estimated today 'that J 0 h n I wis new Contract demand ftd up to a 3-a-day wage boost for our suu.uwu miners. . They Said that if the United Mine Workers' term are met, coal price wHl Jump another '60 cents to $1 a ton. The coal operators were U let Lewis know today whether they will meet hi demands in order to avert a threatened ttrike next month. Lewis planned to submit their answer to a meeting of his 200-man wage policy comrniUee this afternoon (1 p.m. CST). immediately after the meeting, Lewis and the operators were to report to President Truman's board of inquiry whether they can reach an agreement or are willing to extend the current con tract until a new pact. is signed. The board cave the parties until 3 p.m., CST, to settle their dispute. Otherwise, it is prepared to report to the White House that expiration of the . current contract next Wednesday threatens to imperil the national health and safety. That report would clear the way for the government to seek a court order tomorrow requiring the miners to return to their jobs July 8, at the end of their annual 10-day vacation. The miner will begin their vacation Saturday. The 10-day holiday already has caused some steel mills to bank ovens to avoid dipping into mea ger stockpiles. Lewis reportedly placed only three "money" demands before the operators yesterday in nego tiations which broke the deadlock on a 1948 contract. He asked for a reduction in the work day from eight to seven hours, plus a general pay boost and an increase hi the 10 cents per ton levy for the union welfare nnd retirement fund. ; ' Seymour Man Denies Negligent Homicide Appleton U.R) A 2-year-old Seymour, Wis., man was free on $500 bond today after pleading not guilty to a charge of negligent homicide. Austin C Rudolph was arraigned in municipal court here yesterday in connection with the death of Robert A. Sorenson, also of Seymour. . Sorenson was a passenger m a car driven by Rudolph on May 7. The vehicle went out of control, overturned, and Sorenson died of injuries. - : - s A coroner's Jury previously ruled that Sorenson came to his desth "while riding in an automobile." Rudolph will appear for a preliminary hearing June 28. Steamship Afire t Boston (U.f9 The Norwegian steamship Fenris is afire 450 miles west of Spain and its crew has taken to lifeboats, the Coast Guard reported here today. uaiiij 01 VUIC3 But is 33 Short a r i s- in Nfironn Lniinr By Lvle C Wilson United Prese Staff Correspondent Convention HaU. Philadelphia Thomas E. Dewey s drive for the GOP presidential nomination fatted en the Bret tw ballots today and antt-Dewey force redoubled effort to stop him In the third. this 24th Republican national ' convennon. Dewey teu i is vote short of a majority of the 1.094 delegates. In the second he picked up II votes but still was 33 votes short of winning. Runner-up to Dewey la both . roll calls was Sen. Robert A. Taft of-Ohio, The Dewey and Taft totals: . Second ballot: Dewey SIS. Taft 174. t Taft picked up SO on the Second ballot. On the first ballot. Wiscon- ' sin delegates gave Stassen It vote and MacArthur I, On the second ballot the vote watt . Si auen IS. Dewey S. MacArthur , S '. , V. Stop-Dewey leaders kept shooting but their cause, barring a political miracle seemed hopeless. The elect-Dewey people were having the better time of it In quick succession: . y 1. Sen. Leverett Saltonstall of T i i i T 1 1 1 1 1 withdraw Ma orita on caw 'acy in fa"" ' umwry. tn.s m unn was r ? ; to hand the New York t.-irk a big batch of Massachusetts' 33 votes on the first ballot. , r . 3. Jim Shott, West Virginia state chairman, said his state's 18 vote would go to Dewey on the first ballot. - ' . ' 3. Dewey chipped away tome of Harold E. Stassen' first-ballot power among Nebraska's 15 delegates, Delegation Chairman Arthur J. Weaver conceded that Dew-1 ey would get two Nebraska votes, and he said other switching seemed likely: , ? v 4 Chairman Robert O. Bonnell of the Maryland delegation predicted Dewey would get all of that state's 18 vote after the first ballot He said Sen. Robert A. Taft likely would get 9 and Stas- : sen 3 'Maryland vote on tne iirst roll call.- ' i;-'"i..":v Added to development of yes terday, last night, and early to day, these latest , gams indicated that the Dewey tandwgon was rolling. . f ' ; - Stassen made night-lime effort to huild up the road blocks he and Taft have been trying to put in the bandwagon's way. After a couple of hours of sleep, Stassen got on the telephone to set up new conferences 1 among -Republican leaders who'd like to see anybody but Dewey get the nomination. Ambassador Resigns Shanghai, (UJO U.S. Ambassador J. Leighton Stuart said today he has submitted his resignation to Secretary of State George C. Marshall. ? , Stuart said he would return to the presidency ot Yenching university here, position he held for many years. .' "I.I0RE CALLS ; THAN R00I.1S" : Mra. E. C. Jape, 54t- Fairvlew Ave. was quite taken back by the . overwhelming results of her room for rent ad , , "I had snore calls than rooms, and while I would be showing the room to two or three interested Dirties, the ohone would ring with still other inquiries about it. I had a chance to rent H many times over."' -.- . The Want Ad that stirred up all this interest and brought such good results wss this three line ad that Mrs. Jape ran for three days. ROOM ON BUSLINE Room on busline in Nevnaa Phon taet-w A small investment brought large return again, through News-Times Want Ad. If you have room or garage you went to rent, you'll find the easiest and fastest way, and at a small cost to you, is to phone 3050, and let a News-Tunes Want Ad do it

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