Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on May 29, 1947 · Page 1
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ftiffiru'Wr, THE LAST 3 MONTHS A MILLION BABIES HAVE BEEN BORN IN THE U. S.—LIKE THE OLD SAYING: 'FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!' Agreement Reached on Tax Cutting New Measure Will Reach House Monday WASHINGTON — /p — Senate and House conferees agreed today on final terms Of a $4,000,000.000-a-year jlttcome tax cut to take effect July Iv The measure provides for individual slashes ranging from 10.6,percent to 80 percent. The Senate bill was accepted by the conferees except for one change in rate fediictio7i brackets. The area of 15 percent cuts was made effective fi'om $136,720 of taxable income of $302,400. The Senate had provided for a 16 percent, reduction .between $72,760 and $302,000. , Senator Millikln (R-Colo), head tot the Senate conferees, stild both Houses would expedite final action on the legislation. It is expected to come up In the House Monday, and possibly later the same day In the Senate. The big question remaining is .whether President Truman will sign or veto the -tax cuts. He has maintained that the present is not a suitable time, for reducing government revenue. Mllllkln estimated the change in the 15 percent reduction bracket will add $62,300,000 to the cost of the bill, in terms of lost federal revenue. Senate Democratic Leader Barkley was the only one of the five Senate conferees who. did not sign the conference report. He voted against the bill yesterday when it passed the Senate 52 to 34. If both Houses act finally Mon- 'day the bill will be speeded to the Y/hite House. . President Truman then would have .10 days to approve or veto it. He has given no recent indication of his intentions, although he '•has said repeatedly that he does . not-consider this the proper time to cut taxes. "->•':. Even the most enthusiastic Re. publican advocates; of an immediate tax reduction admitted that yesterday's 52-34.' vote offered no . hope that a veto could be over- riden in. the Senate. A two-thirds .. majority is necessary to override. As'amended by the Senate, the bill provides for the following cuts '•,,,.!& present taxes, over a full year: : ' , 30 percent off for persons whose .Incomes after exemptions and de- P' ''ISM. VAXf CUTTING, Page 5 V VOL. 46, NO. 44. (12 Poges) PAMPA, TEXAS, THURSDAY. MAY 29, 1947. Price 5 Cents AP Leased Wire Labor Legislation Compromised ' '" ''"''•SF FOUR CHILDREN SLAIN IN FLOWER PATCH—Four children of the William Smith family of Imlay City. Mich., were found shot to death in a flower-patch near their farm home. Left, Coroner Lester Smith is shown examining: the bodies of Janet, 2, left, and Gladys, 13. Right, Oliver Tcrpcningr, 10- year-old High School neighbor boy, who was arrested near Toledo, Ohio, and Js being charged with the murders. Burns Cause Death Of Spearman Nan Exploding linseed oil Tuesday night claimed the life of B. B. Archer,. Jr., 32, of Spearman and critically burned his. younger companion Shannon Davidson, also of Spearman. / Archer and Davidson were botf- Jng linseed oil on a stove in the former's kitchen when the oil boiled'over: throwing flames around the Wtchen and setting It on fire. The two attempted to grab the container full of oil and carry it outside when i they - stumbled and fell,, spilling the flaming oil over themselves and tlie floor. It exploded .at practically the same time. They had" intended to treat a truck bed .with It. Both men were taken to the Sanford Hosplta} in Perryton where Archer died at 7 a. m. yesterday. Davidson was reported as "holding on," but in a .critical condition. R, B. Archer, Sr., rutner of the dead .man was killed several years . ago in an automobile accident. His 'brother C. P. Archer, was killed in action during the Battle of the , Bulge, Three other brothers sur- yive, carl, and Oscar of Spearman 1 and Dan of .Perryton. Archer is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Archer; his wife, and two PWUJren, Susan and Patty. Alanreed Cilizens Express Views on New U.S. Route 66 - W. J. Ball, druggist at Alan- rccd, In a letter to the editor says he wishes to state how the people of the south part of the county "stand in regard to buying 'right of way' for anothci paved highway through the town Druggist Bail, one of the civic leaders in that community, say: "I express the sentiment and spirit of the voters of Alanreed. His letter says: "I give facts, that the wrong im prcssion may not be had with thos who arc not familiar with the ex act road situation as it is at th present time and has been sine U. S. C6 was built more than 1 years ago, and what property own ers are willing to do, that th present road be widened suffici ent to care for present and futur travel. The present paved road i 18 feet wide with 10 to 12 feet o each side of the pavement. "During the last war period, whei travel was at peak, not a singl road death accident occurred with in the townslte limits of Alanreed Travel from east to west and fron west to east through Alanreed, has a clear, unobstructed view for mor than 2,000 feet. When origina right of way for U. S. 06 througl Alanreed was sought, the citizen met the requirements without cost "It is now deemed expedient tha U. s. 66 be widened. It meets the the property owner who are willing tc approval of of Alanreed . ____ ...... o have their buildings moved °bacl sufficient for a three lane, presen width, paved road through town. He suys he and the citizens wisl the road to continue its route See ttOUTK 66, Page 5 . r ,_ AFFAIR .CHICAGO—m—Four members of Jie family of tho Rev. Elmer W Palmer will take part in the double Wdding planned Saturday at the vudson Baptist Church in suburban daft Par);, -, Pr, Palmer will officiate at the Wedding of his two daughters, Dorothy Jpan, 21, and Phyllis JJUleen, 20. Ite^ also will accompany- Dorothy ^eftp to^the altar while his son, ?hUl, If, will walk With /Phyllis. 'PWlJhy Jean is to marry John P, Lotos, 23, of Shamokln, pa., and ™—Mis Eileen will marry Clifford 1,% of Chokio, Minn. , "H£ WEATHER §. WEATHER tonlfrlit ana Friday Plains etc. Retarding Pepin Is Renamed As City Engineer A former city engineer, Dick G Pepin, will .assume, office as Pampa city engineer next week, City Man- fleer Steve Matthews told the City Commission this morning. Pcpiu tetephoncd Matthews yesterday afternoon and informed him he would arrive sometime nexl week, but did not state which day. The new city engineer is well-acquainted with the city's water and paving problems and has a thorough knowledge of caliche supplies available for paving bases, the Commission was told. Pepin -will have charge of all engineering work oi the water, sewer and street departments, He will move here from Loi; Angeles with his wife and one child. Pepiu served hero with the city flnd county for 18. months prior to enlisting in the Army from Gray County and coming out of service with th9 rank of captain. The problem of making the present municipal airport a permanent installation for the city may be a possibility with the Civil Aeronautics Authority lending a helping hand financially. This was disclosed during a combined session of the Commission, a group of operating pilots, headed by Roy A- Webb, Jr., and J. D. Church of the CAA tliis morning. Church advised the group the CAA had $18,QOO set aside in its budget for improvements in the Pampa Municipal Airport. He said -the money can bo used to help purchase land and construct buildings for the general use of the airport with the exception of hangars and living quarters. The OAA can aid up to 3§ percent of the land aquisi- tion costs and 50 percent of building construction costs such as ad-, .utility lines, the city's growth in that tUrectlon because p| building height restriction? adjacent to landing strips held up any 1 specific decision of the Commission this morning, although Church told them a definite status, on the field mus^ be had by the CA.A within, a Jew days. £h,e Kjvrfflsittojft i§ to be'cousldered House Passes Natural Gas Tax Bill for Texas' Rural Roads AUSTIN—(/Pi—The Conference Committee report on departmental appropriation bill will probably be ready for consideration Monday morning, Capt. C. S. McLellan of Eagle Lake told the House of Representatives today. With the conference report on the biennial appropriation for higher education also reported nearly ready for House and Senate study, there was a strong possibility that the 5th Legislature would be ready for final adjournment by the end of next week—or earlier. Proponents of new taxes apparently have little chance for success, although the House today formally urged the Senate and Gov. Beauford H. Jester to approve the House- passed natural gas tax bill lor rural Colonel Who Took Home 'Souvenirs' Given 10 Years YOKOHAMA —(/P)— Edward J Murray, a colonel of Infantry who won his decorations in combat heard an Army court martini sentence him to ten years imprisonment for misappropriation of a for- tun6 in diamonds he had taken home as "souvenirs of war ..." Murray stood silent, shoulders sagging, as 'the sentence was read. The Palo Alto, Calif., officer was convicted of all six specifications filed against him—covering misappropriations of the stones and failure to declare them or pay customs on them. In addition to serving ten years at hard labor, he was ordered dismissed from the service with forfeiture ol all pay and allowances, Although the Jewels he was charged with taking during his custodianship of the Bank of Japan vaults were valued at first at $210,000, the Court reduced this to $92,000. Murray himself, in the only statement he made to the Court,'said he was ignorant of the diamond's value until after he had taken them home in March, 1946, and a dia- mancl broker offered his wife "a price which astonished her by its size." "To the best of my knowledge," liis written statement asserted, the diamonds "were never in the cus- :ody of the United States" until himself handed them over to customs officials who had challenged and searched him in San Francisco. Oddly, he had brought all of the See COLONEL, Page 5 $35,000 Will Be Given Away Here Around $35,000 will be given away here at 0:30 tomorrow morning. Well, not exactly. You see, the Junior Cham-" ber of Commerce had about "$35,000" in •"rasbucknicks" left Iron; the . carnival the other day. (That is another nanfe for phony money.) Jaycea oificials said today that if the kids wanted the bogus mnzuma to play with, they can " get it by going to Boyles Nash, 1J4 S. Frost, at that time tomorrow, roads. McLellan indicated the departmental appropriation for the next two years, as recommended in the conference report, would be in the neighborhood of $12,000,000. He said a few details remained to be worked out before the bill could be mimeographed and placed on representatives' desk's. The departmental bill is expected to fall slightly under the Senate's recommendation of $43,140.177. At 842.000,000 it would exceed the current appropriation by some $14,000,000. An appropriation of approximately $45,000,000 for higher education Is anticipated. This' would be a sharp reduction from the House recommendation of $58,797,101. Conference committee members say that elimination of appropriations for building purposes are responsible for the cut. The issue of taxation recurred in 1 the House today when Rep. E. O. Chapman of Sulphur Springs urged "tho Senate and the governor to See GAS TAX, I'ag:e 5 Pampa Vets to Hold Memorial Day Service Under a flag flying at half mast at 3 p. m. tomorrow, members of Pampa veterans organizations will hold Memorial Day services for the dead around the new flag pole in Fairview Cemetery. In addition to offices listed yesterday, the Area Rent Office at 113!i S. Cuyler will be closed all day tomorrow, Frank Fata, manager, said this morning. Cities and towns over tlie state will close their business houses and offices for Memorial Day services as salute volleys and taps echo against the country side. An A.P. dispatch quoted General Jonathan M. Walmvright, hero of Bataan, as saying: "This will be ny last Memorial Day as an officer on the active list of the Army. I ask that you. pause with me. to >ay homage to those who died so hat this country might preserve ts freedom." Tlie General will re- ire from active service as com- nander of the Fourth Army this 'ear, after he makes his final Memorial Day message tomorrow in San Antonio. WASHINGTON — <.!•> — Con- gressirnal conferees on legislation designed to check strikes and labor union activities reached final arcoril today on a compromise bill. An agreement to scrap a House provision which would have rx- i hided food processors from col- Irctive bargaining; rights was the last action taken by the conferees before returnhiR the measure to the House and Senate for further action. Senator Taft R-Ohio) told reporters- the committee decided to remove this controversial section from the final draft and leave the matter to interpretation by the National Labor Relations Board. This means it. continues a matter of dispute so far as thn NLBH and the courts arc concerned. Taft reported the compromise bill WBS approved by seven of the 10 conferees. The final draft goes to the House nnd Senate for ratification, then to the White House for Mr. Truman's decision. Congress probably vvill not act until early next week. The compromise bill contains these provisions: 1. Authorisation for the government to obtain injunctions to block ''national paralysis" strikes, such as a coal or sleccl tic-up. Tho injunctions would remain in effect 80 days while the dispute was mediated. 2. A new National Labor Relations Board set-up. The board would have five members instead of three as now. 3. A ban on the closed shop, under which employers can hire only union members. The more common union shop is permitted when a majority of workers vote for it. 4. A prohibition against jurisdictional strikes and secondary boycotts. The NLRB could get injunctions to block them. 5. A provision creating a new Federal Mediation Agency, independent of' the Labor Department. 6. Health and welfare funds set up since January 1, 1946, and administered solely by unions, arc outlawed. 7. Parties to a collective bargaining contract must serve notice 60 days in advance of expiration of the pact If they with to change its terms. 8. It would be an unfair labor practice for unions to keep non- striking workers from their jobs by mass picketing or through the violence in picketiung. 9. Unions are prohibited from charging dues and initiation fees which the NLUB judges to be "excessive or discriminatory." 10. Another House section accepted by the Senate, with modifications, bars unions from forcing an employer to pay wages to men who do not work on a job but who arc kept, at the union's insistence, on a standby basis. Big Four Face Disposition of Italy's Colonies PANHANDLE DFCRELK-'-T—This near-perfect snap shot of (he. roving twister that scared Panhandle residents last week was taken !>>• ('. M. Harvey. 15ox 4fii, White Deer. Faring- west, lie took the picture «ith an Anseo box ranieru. three miles north of While Deer, a.s the derelict tornado begun rifjvina toivarri Panhandle. IJiif, as you know, it caused no one any real dam.-iRe, but it rrc:itcd plenty of excitement in Pampa. as well ;i.s oilier Panhandle communities. Bv HEWITT MACKEN7,!!', AP Foreign Affairs Analyst One of the highly controversial international questions—disposition of Italy's North African colonies, which were the apple of Benito Mussolini's eye — will come up for consideration at a meeting of the Big Four (America. Britain, Russia and France) In London shortly. Moscow recalled the Soviet ambassador from Britain yesterday in d diploma) ic- circles speculated that this was for the purpose of; briefing him, for this important conference. II Ducc'.s cherished African cm: .>ire consisted j largely of vast -wastes of clcseit ' which under the • summer sun blaz-'_ i cs at a soil tern- £ ! lhn"" U likc°'l75' I de- DWITT MACWNZK i grccs Fahrenheit. Few folk loved i ('hose schorchlng sands, except Ben• ito and the Bedouins—albeit there >-;irc pleasant, fertile tracts along the coast of the blue Mediterran- -; can. with here and there an an; dent and attractive city, i 80 it's astonishing now to see a , battle royal developing over such ! areas. That Is, It would be aston- I isliing if our observations during nation's corn belt.-the latr: war hadn't shown us tho strategic value of these territories., Italy naturally is hoping that she may be allowed to administer the oolonies'under United Nations trus- tecshc-p. Russia would like a mandate over sonic part which would give her a base on the Mediterran- Spring Rains Delay Field Work in Nation CHICAGO—.1'—(•'!''!'! '.York in I In,- nation's i-orn belt, already lon^ ''clayed by sprimr raiu^, \va.s near a standstill today because of rain, sno\v and sloet and farmers were warned a Into ;-i)rin» fro?;,t may sweep across sections of the Mid\ tomorrow. A mass of cold air from the Mackenzie Basin in Canada extended over the area and (cnipernUires dropped to near jean—a desire which finds no vir- freexintf in many sections and bek>v: u2 degrees in parts ' " " ' of tlie Dakotas and Minnesota. * * Condemned Nazi Commits Suicide NUERNBERG, Germany— (if) Gen. Franz Boehme, indicted fen war crimes allegedly committed during- the German occupation of Yugoslavia, died early today of a. skul fracture suffered in a suicide leap in Nuernberg prison. Boehnie eluded guards while walking in a corridor in u third- floor tier of cells last night am' hurtled over a rail. His fall wa.s broken by a catwalk two tiers below. American prison officials said Ue died two hours later. Boehme was one of the principal defendants in a case prepared by the United States against 12 German military leaders in the Balkans and Norway. He was indicted May 10 on charges that he rounded up hostages and issued orders for their execution. Indicted with him were two field marshals, List aiul Von Wcichs, and nine other generals. Boehme was the fifth important prisoner to commit suicide in the American-guarded Nuernberg pris- son. Three, including Hermann Gocring, were defendants before the International Military Tribunal. lafe-Mey Norther Dips Temperature To Spring Low By The Associated I'rcss Temperatures dropped to below frocaing in Texas today as the coldest late-May norther on record swept the state. Lowest reported reading was Dai- hart's 31 degrees. Pampa had 34. Rain, hail and thunderstorms were widespread. Overcoats and sto\"e.s stored for the summer were brought back into use. All-time lows tumbled in many ureas, including Dallas and Austin. The 52 degrees minimum was the .lowest May 29 in Austin since the Weather Bureau began keeping records in 1898. Tlw cold front moved to the coastal area, where much colder weather i.s forecast for tonight and tomorrow. In Dallas, the temperature dropped 41 degrees from yesterday's high of 89. The 48 degrees reading was far below the all-time low for May 1!9. Previous low was CO degrees in 1917. Cloudy weather for showers is predicted for the coast this afternoon. Much colder weather in the south and extreme east portions of East Texas may be expected tonight. Friday will bo fair but not so cool in the northwest and west central portions of East Texas. Strong winds aro forecast on the coast. Partly cloudy weather is expected Sec WEATHER, Pagp 5 ! Libya, and Britain has a decided Snow fell to a depth of 12 inches i interest in the famous town of in Nebraska, to more than five j Tobruk on the Libyan Coast, be- inchcs in Wyoming and measured > cause this port and the great is- four inches in Iowa. Snow and sleet, Scc BIG FOIJR Pa ., e 5 nlso swept over parts of Colorado, | ° Minnesota. South Dakota and Wisconsin. The lowest temperature in tiic cold belt yesterday was 15 j above at Eckman, N. D. In San Jose. Calif., orchardists said that a helicopter which flew at almost tree top altitude saved a S250.000 cherry crop from heavy damage in the wake of rain. They said blew the helicopter's raindrops from downdraft the fruit. which would have swollen, if left wet, and burst under a hot sun. At Kenosha, Wis., one fishing boat, with three persons reported aboard, was long overdue from a fishing trip in Lake Michigan. Tides that rose and fell as much as five feet battered the harbor at Kenosha nnd other nearby ports for several hours. Wliilc the Midwest shivered in unscasonal temperatures, a prolonged hot spell in. Western Washington created critical fire con- •clitions. The weather also has de- Inycd wheat and non-irrigation crops. The Weather Bureau rejxirted Laramic. Wyo., with 12 above, was the coldest spot in the nation today followed by Cheyenne with 16. Chicago's 37.8 registered yesterday was the coldest May 28 recorded since 1873, but the Weather Bureau said tonight's temperature would be even colder. It will be about 34. The cold air mass had spread as far south as Texas today and was moving southeastward "across the Mississippi Valley. U.S.-British Authorities Agree To Form German Economy Body BERLIN— (fl 1 ) — United States and British oc.cupatioii authorities agreed today upon the establishment of an all-German Economic Cpun- ,11— first step toward a united German self government-J-t'o speed re- onstruction of their economically merged zones. ' Tlus agreement, subject of weeks of discussion, was announced by the American Military Governor, Gen. Lucius D. Clay, and the British Deputy Military Governor, Lt. Gen. Sir Brian Robertson. | The exact size of the Economic Council was not announced/ but merican informants said it would be approximately 54 members. This would represent a compromise between the British desire for as large a jody as possible and the U. S. leaning; toward a smaller group. German state assembles will se- ect the Council members in ac- ordance with population and'' the roportlonate strength shown by olitical parties in the last election. i other words, the most po»ulous tates an.d the largest pay ties will oave the largest representations. ' ' The 201x9 has .'• '33.386,00.0 against; the WmWQ. This would 0 fftp ttw W?b qwR a British zone, last April polled .3,7 130,127 votes against the Conservative Christian Democratic un* ion's ?,747,775. Tfte communist Party's say In the new council will be small. In the British zone, the • Communists polled 89J..Q36 votes, showing their only real strength hi the Ehuv, where they won as Parliamentary tary seats, in Wuerteemberg-Baden and Hesse, and none in Bavaria. The council will create economic policies for the reconstruction of the two zones, subject to the general provision of the Potsdam agreement •and the approval of the B/itish and American Military Governments. In a joint announcement of their agreement, Clay on behalf of the United States Military Government and Robertson for • the British, once again invited the Russians and French to join the American-British zonal merger, in efect since Jan. i.' The announcement sr^d that present bizonal' agencies would come under the general policies laid #>wn by the Economic (gown- oil and that, to preserve the maxi- en Annual Meeting AMAUJLLO—(/P)—The requests of both preachers and congregations for frequent chiinj-fes of pastorate's Firm Employment Increase to Keep Texas Prosperous AUSTIN— (/-?)—A prediction o£ continued prosperity for Texas during the summer, coupled with a statement that Texas employment will not be drastically hit should re-, cession strike the national economy, came from the Texas Unemployment Compensation Commission tociav. New industries, lowered freight rates and a small but steady rise in employment indicate that Texan.', will, remain prosperous in the summer months, the TUCC said. Employment opportunities improved generally during April with the increase in spring hiring and forecasts for June "from the~17 prin-' cipal labor market areas show a continued uptrend in employment. In addition fo the seasonal rise lit-. construction aiut agricultural employment, the TUCC said it expected more workers will be needed in food processing, lumber, stone- elny-glass, machinery and aircraft industries. Texas is also continuing its upward swing towards industrialization, the TUCC reported During April 112 new industries were established, creating jobs for an additional 3,350 persons. Construction led the way in increased job openings, but the ex- pectod building boom failed to materialize. Homo construction is slowing down bpcauso of high costs, but commsrcial and industrial building has speeded up, thevTUCO said. Other major employment gains during April were in manufacturing industries, particularly oil field _ ui .,„ , .machinery, ship-building, glass, drew the fire oi'" Metliodi''if'"Bish 1 on i ll " nber aml chemicals. Only meat Charles C. Sclccmaii of Dallas'ves- l }acl:i »K employment showed a • ' ' sharp downward trend. In lin-3 with the employment increase, a total of 41,020 jobs open- tci'da.v. Ths Bishop, who spoke at the opening session or the Northwest Texas Methodist Conference here also criticized what he called the tendency to measure preachers b} tin dollar mark. Rev. J. H. Crawford. Phillips pus- tor, was elected secretary of the conference. On his nomination, Cecil Matthews and W. A. Applins both of Lubbock, were elected assistants: D. D. Denison. Crowell, wa, elected table assistant and Vernon Henderson of Ovalo, statistical secretary. Ray Nichols, publisher of the Vernor; Record and conference la\ leader, was elected lay delegate tc the Methodist General Conference meeting in. Boston next year ou the first ballot yesterday. The ttay. E. D. Landreth. Avna- riilo district superintendent, also was elected clerical delegate on the first ballot. Laymen and clergymen each will elect four regular delegates in balloting which may be completed today. The names of Dr L. N. Lipscomb pastor of First Church Sweetwatar. Dr. D. A. Ross, teacher of Bible at McMurray College, Abilene, and Dr. W. M. Pearce, Vemon district superintendent, were referred to the CDminU-teo on retirement. Ross has had 37 years service; Lipscomb 35 and Pearcs 33. Seven young- ministers were voted lull connection with the conference. They are: J. V. Patterson, Truscott; Joseph A. Coley, Tuscola; Grady Adcock. Pampa; Jesse Lennon Hes- 'teiv Midland; O. A. McBrayer. Southern Methodist University; C. C. Hardaway, Hawley, and Ulmer Bird, Blackwell. Local Beauty Contest Slated at 8 Tonight WHAT? The Miss Pampa J$c»Ur ty contest and dance. Winner of the contest to represent Pampa at Corpus Curlsti Jwtic 12-W, for the Miss Texas title. Music for the dance \>HI be fwjiisbed fey Piufcy Powell and Ms wrcjb.ej.fra. WHERE? The J»ril«F ings wore listed with the Texas State Employment Service during April. Some 34.000 Texas workers were placed on jobs during the month, showing an increase of several thousand job placements over March. Of these, 13,278 were veterans. The TUCC said that fewer than' one-halt of all Texas veterans have applied lor readjustment allowances, find, all but six percent of the total discharged are now in. full-time cmplyoment-. Of the 730,000 veterans, only 20.000 have exhausted. their unemployment benefits under the G. I. Bill of Rights. Rent Hikes Allowed in Case of Improvements Higher rentals to reflect increases in construction costs will be allows ert after June 1 in all rents estab-* lished by Area Kent Directors in cases involving major capital un* provements to existing dwelling a<v commodations or the creation of new dwelling units by conversion of existing structures, the Office of Rent Control of the Housing Expediter's office announced today. The allowance will be $5 a month, for each $1,000 spent. The present allowance is $4 a month. In explanation of the allowance, rent control officials pointed out that the rent regulation provides that when rents involving structure al changes are fixed by area resit offices, increases in construction costs shall be taken into account. PRIZE CATCH BELVIDEBE, Til—(/P)—Two year-old boys hooked a 10-Inch head simultaneously while from opposite banks of the park millrace during a fishing test. The boys, Clarence Couutr; and Clark Wylde, yanked tjjeir and the luckless fteh d ah-. "-^> But sponsors of the contest v I the lads duolioata n " - A ***** *n***"w *il***T?5r*™!>"5 ** Wtt, the fli& iff &«h£ lit to

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