Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 22, 1946 · Page 1
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LLABS FOR EACH KISS. IS THAT EXACTLY PAIR-4 SMACKERS fOfi 0»E? f' ~" ;"»'"" SET FOR NlARCH Tension Acute as British Pour Reinforcements Into Bombay •A3? - • '• 9 • Royal Indian Navy Mutiny Is Continued v il- 'Feb. 22 —(AP) civilian riots by a seamen's 'Alutiny flamed in Bombay to day amid machinegun fire. Brjtish troops, planes and war- fthfps, converged on theicity of" 1,400 000 whicd Ma. E. Coffin, deputy police commissioner, declared to' be in a stdtepsf "absolute rebellion." NAVY MUTINY " tThj$ ftoyal Indian navy mu- tlfly continued here but at Karachi , parachute troopers wlth 4 artillery fired for 25 minutes on the H. M. I. S. Hindustan, 1,000-ton sloop seized by rebellious seamen, and forced the mutineers to run up the >vhire flag. LOOTING SPREE In Bombay rifle and machlnegun tire Crackled in r.-.any sections against mobs which beat, stoned and knifed their victims, set fire to many police and military trucks and private oars, smashed store and batik windows and went on a looting spree. At least 18 were reported killed and 250 injured, including 165 WoUnded by bullets, in the rioting. BOMBERS ARRIVE Hundreds of British Tommies poured into the city in trucks and armored cars with orders to fire as occasion demanded. A heavy force pf bomber planes arrived at airfields ringing the city, m the harbor mutinous Indians still In control of a flotilla of 10 small warcraft were faced by the advance ^guard ,of a strongSroyal navy force ordered here^io^lStfdown the mutiny; Heavjg'Artillery was being f*. .._. naval' 'vessels^ „, S. Nlth, arid escort frigate •with a normal complement of 200 teen, and H. M, 6. Seabelle, a yacht type -vessel, each with four-inch guns, steamed into the harbor. At 9 p. m., curfew was imposed. See NAVY MUTINY, Page 6 VTW Members To >Meei on Sunday . District convention of Veterans of foreign Wars will be held here on Sunday, it was announced today by the,commander of Pampa Post 1657, M. F. Roche. Tbe convention will get underway %t 10 a. m,, at the Legion-VFW hall, , t and the meal will be sej-ved at the Palm IRoom, city hall, beginning at - i o'clock. The VPW auxiliary will prepare and serve the meal. ,' ^Election of officers for the year " is the main business, it was said. 'Representatives are expected to be < present from Spearman. Dumas, Borger,;-Amarillo, Shamrock, Clarendon, Wellington, Hereford, Panhandle, and Canadian. , There are about 250 members in local chapter. Some of the te officers witl be on hand, Com' 'Roche said. VOL. 43, No. 233, .00 Pages) PAMPA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1946. AP Leased Wire Price 5 Cents Mei Eligibility All youths in Gray county between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive are eligible for membership to the Teen Canteen it was decided at the last meeting of the Canteen officers and councilmen along-with their senior advisors, held Tuesday night at the Canteen. The session was presided by Bob Parkinson, president, and Harold Wright, general chairman of the Canteen. It was reported this morning by John Llndsey, publicity chairman of the council, that the,Cabot Co., has given t'ne Canteen approximately 85 books from their lending library. Membership cards are to be distributed to eligible members. Guest cards will be Issued. All county ser- .vicemen 21 years of age and under 'will be admitted to the Canteen. Youths from surrounding towns and cities from 13 to 19 years of age will be admitted with a guest card. Such cards may be obtained by having a teen-ager holding a membership card vou:h for the person See TEEN CANTEEN, Page 6 Assistance of Nation's Victory Gardeners Asked Rt»«rved Seats for inttrel Sold Out i|' reserved seats to tonight's per- forhiance of the Lions Minstrel have "~~il SPW, it was reported by P. L. ijjngs, chairman of the sale of —j '-'ijjjg^ it it was a complete sell«<were 444 seats on re- Ore., store's lost and found has a pair Pf unclaimed on tfc* Noor near '« „, t ,„ only explanation: Clerks said ft lieayjr set woman drop >XVm* slid across the OWVto the nylon'line. ped her hand pyer her etuc* firmly to her place THIWIAfHER -~ ",""•-"**-- ' - T" • ---•••-•—---""-i ipnanni i n |i H«MM M • i i j : :... The nation's victory &ardeners were called "on today to'duplicate their yeoman wartime service and help relieve the. postwar global food shortages.' The appeal came from .President Truman who said urgent needs from abroad "for food from this country emphasize the importance of continued effort to add to our total food -supply." The stringent food outlook also was stressed by Secretary of Agriculture Anderson in a simultaneous statement late yesterday. He summoned the nation's farmers to increase their 1946 foodstuff planting by more than 3,200,000 acres. In congress, meanwhile, price aspect of food products vied for attention, with subsidies and ceilings to the fore. Two republican senators — Taft of Ohio and Hickenlooper of Iowa— suggested to newsmen that a program should be considered now for "tapering off" food subsidies, currently costing the government $1,500,000,000 annually. Both said they are opposed in principle to peacetime subsidies but are apprehensive that it would be an economic shock to the country if subsidies were cut off overnight. Elimination of subsidies would mean higher price signs in the grocery stores. The subsidy on butter, for instance, is about 15 cents a pound; that on meat about six cents a pound. . • • '• • ' On the subject of butter, Choir- man Pace (D r Ga) announced that his, special house food investigating committee will confer spon with VICTORY GARDENS, I»age 6 'NO Con Make Washington's 0 ream n f World Peace Trii' f t "T INDULGE a fond, perhaps an enthusiastic idea . . . that the Nations are becoming more humanized in their policy; that the subjects of ambition and' causes for hostility are daily diminishing; and, in fine, that the period is not very remote when the benefits of a liberal and'free commerce will pretty generally succeed to the devastation and horrors of war . . . Peace with all the world is my sincere wish." V.J '"^George Washington. ^\- As in so many'things, George Washing-ton 'was ahead of his time in foreseeing friendship replace fear and haired among the nations. But really, not so far ahead, for a hundred years or so is but a moment in history. Today the majority of the world's Industrial Area Faces Second Power Walkout in Two Weeks HE WILL JUDGE Homer 38rv«n)ey, pwner of the (jsqipanjt o| jferaford, ftas' bjjfn secured by T the vUtWW pQHimittee 'of the ?§m- b9«*er Qf-cpm^ecce, to .Jujjge. JR*? yw 9' Texas }u«i9* Mvisr an4 sftle Annual Brownie Revel Scheduled The second annual Brownie Revel to be held in Pampa will be staged Saturday, .March 9, at the Junior high school gymnasium, it was decided yesterday at the monthly meeting of the Girl Scout Brownie leader under the direction of Miss Marie Stedje, scout'-'eSecutive. The Revel will be a full day of activities with each of the 11 troops responsible for the planning of an event. About 170 Brownies, all between the ages of 7 to 10, are expected to participate. A folk dance party for Scout and Brownie leaders and guests to be held at the Little House Feb. 26 was also planned at the meeting yesterday. Scout leaders are advised of the Camping Institute, to be held in Amarillo Feb. 28 at the Hotel Herring from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m, Marion Bryan of the Girl Scout National Camp, bureau will lead the discussions. *'' Several local leaders are planning to attend, said Miss Stedje, adding that all persons interested are invited and should contact the Girl Scout office before Feb. 27 if they would like to attend. Brownie leaders who met yesterday and the troops they represent are Mesdames S. B. Black and K. li. Kretzmeier, bpth of troop 1; Noel Dalton, 2; A,, J. .Collins, and P. M. Prescott, both of troop 7; Quentin Williams, 9; Emjrnett Osborne, 15; Lowell Bliss, 19; ftpy Hall, 26; O. li. Brownlee and vy, fc. Waggoner, both of troop 26. '";S"ivRJ5 PAID Albert Dismuke paid, off R $12 hot Check this mornjng 8ft4 ft fine of one dollar, it waj reporte^ Jypm the office of the county attorney, Bruce Parker. <• C Terrell B. Sigk, cliarged with the theft 1 of a- blahicet valued^ at over $JO the Te?an hoM lust Mon, was arrested In vyeiUngton yesterday and sheriff local (36>'j mi.*,™ . PITTSBURGH, Feb. 22—(#>)—The rich Pittsburgh industrial district and its 1,500,000 residents, still feeling effects of a four-week stel walkout, tocjay fasea the prospect of another paralyzing. power and light strike. *• PAY BOOST SOUGHT Approximately 3,400 Duquesne Light Co., employes, seeking an' immediate 20 percent pay boost, are scheduled to quit work at 12:01. a. m. next Tuesday. They struck for 19 hours on Feb. 12 forcing schools, stores,- : 'and industrial plants to close, arfd darkening homes and streets at intervals during the power blackout. TRUMAN INTERVENTION' Mayor David 'L. Lawrence, however, hoped interventipn by President Truman would avert the crippling strike. • . George L. Mueller, president 'of the independent association of Duquesne Light ' company employes, said if -no settlement is, reached by midnight. Monday "the strike will be on," cutting off power ii> all Duques- nc lines serving an 817; square mile area in the heavily .populated:and industrialized Allegheny', and.Beaver counties. • -•;*•• •: •>••'•" ••,.•.•-.-'»;» vi--'-.... Mueller said the union wbu,ld not alter its demanil for an immediate 2D, percent raise,,,a!Jdlttoji>al 17 percent to be negotiated. Company spokesmen, just as persistently, asserted Duquesne could grant no increase greater than 7 1/2 percent. Both the company and. the union agreed to continue negotiations until the strike deadline. : KPDN To Feafure Livestock Show The Top o' Texas Hereford Breeders Assn., and the Junior Livestock shows and sales to be held Monday and Tuesday in the sales pavilion at Recreation park will be featured over the regular 7:45 Saturday morning broadcast of the A. and M. Extension service over KPDN. Show officials -who will conduct the program" are A- B- Oarruth, pre.- sident; Plyd^ Carruth, supefinten- dent; R»lpJv,Thomas; 'cow^ty^aaent and Victor ^Oyner, assistant tp Thomas. • peoples, disillusioned of war, strive through the tlnited x Nations organization to achieve Washington's ideal of lasting- world peace. if * it Firsl President Is Being Honored (By The Associated Press) Texas was celebrating Washington's birthday mildly today (Friday) except at Laredo, where Feb. 22 annually is the city's big day. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, commander of the 4th U. S. army and hero of Bataan, is scheduled to present the congressional Medal oi Honor to the father of a Latin-American war hero, at Laredo. The award will be given posthumously 19 the father of Manuel Perez of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The ceremony is part of the big Washington birthday celebration attended by Gov. Coke Stevunsoii of Texas and other celebrities. A street parade,- a rodeo and barbecue at the big "O" ranch, a bull fight in Nuevo Laredo and a fireworks display are on today's program. Last night a pageant was featured. The celebration this year is a five- day event whi^h began Feb. 20 and will end Feb. 24. Elsewhere in Texas observance of the day was spotted. State and federal offices and banks •closed,- but few if any business houses did. At Beaumont, one Catholic high school closed, and there was curtailed postal service. A Washington birthday -ausij concert was Beaumont's only scheduled observance. . At Kilgore, Herman G. Nami, San Antonio commander, department of Texas, American Legion, is to address this 15th annual Washington birthday banquet of the Kilgore Le- New Cardinals Get Rings in Final Ritual VATICAN CITY, Feb. Twenty-seven new cardinals created in a five day cy:le of unparalleled religious pageantry joined with their colleagues In the sacred college today at a final ceremony at which •they received the last symbol of their ranks— their rings. Hencelorth, they will be on an equal footing with the old cardinals in transacting all the business of the sacred college. This morning's consistory was marked bv the time-honored ritual of "the closing of the moulh" and "the opening of the mouth," sym- boli; of the cardinnlitlal duty to counsel the pontiff and keep the sn- cruts of their office. Members of the sacred college, at- tiied In purple ceremonial robes and scarlet hate, arrived early for the assembly, filing through the sunlit courtyard toward the second floor hall in the apostolicpalaee. The holy father, in white robes. entered the consistorial hall at 9:28 a. m. (3:28 a. m, EST) for the final secret consistory of the busy week. Five of the iiew cardinals were unable to attend the final ceremony because of illness. During the consistory, Pope Pius also assigned to each new cardinal See CARDINALS, Page 6 Senate Democrats Eager to Avoid Party-Splitting WASHINGTON, Feb. 22— (ff)— Senate democrats eager to avoid a possible party-splitting vote appeared today to be pursuing a twin line of strategy aimed at withdrawal of Edwin Pauley's nomination as under secretary of the navy. -Qng democrat!:: senator who says he is inclined'to "dou'b't the' wisdom of the appointment but hasn't said so publicly told a reporter he has been urged by ,his party colleagues to make a statement similar to one by Senator Stewart (D-Tenn) calling on Pauley to step out of the fight. The strategy, as this senator explained it, involves an attempt to convince the former democrat!: national treasurer that enough democrats are lined up against him to make confirmation impossible. Pauley has contended that he can be confirmed, despite indications that any such result is extremely doubtful. The second democratic move afoot is one which his sponsors believe might :nake it easier for Pauley to withdraw with face-saving all around. These legislators said they thought it might be possible to obtain from the naval committee—on?e Pauley asked officially for withdrawal of hisn ame—a summnation of evidence finding that the charges against him had not been sustantiated. Chief accusation is that by former Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, who testified Pauley See PAULEY FIGHT, Page 6 Service Tie-Up To Hit Houston HOUSTON, Feb. 22— (JP\— Charging that city officials have "locked out" striking city workers, the Houston building and trades council this morning announced a complete tie- up of water plants, sewage disposal plants, fire, police and traffic signals and the city gas plant, to become effective at 5 p. m. today. The labor group's announcement charged that "caustic and insulting remarks and threats" have been made by high city officials against the striking workers, Mayor Otis Massey advised the city council,' meeting in special emergency session at noon today, to "seek aid for the state," after being informed of the A P. of L. labor group's threat. IT'S ON AGAIN TONIGHT: LIONS CLUB MINSTREL SHOWING IS BIG RIOT If you didn't attend the Lions club Dixieland Minstrel last night you had better plan to be on hand tonight at 8 o'clock sharp at the Junior Hlffh auditorium or you will miss one of the best performances during your lifetime. Showing before a full house last night, such performers and num- s as Elizabeth Sewell's "You Can't Get to Hebem " Bunny Schu^z's " ' " Brown" 'Doc* bers "Lonesome Road," |rm» Francis' "Sweet Georgia Brown," 'Doc* "Brown's r«J hot trumpet, Marlbelle Hazard's "St. JLouis Blues" recelv- ed » W« h»»4 «s OH other numbers to b« ive»r4 »ad seen again tonight. * te ** Nationwide Halt To Affect 250,000 MEMPHIS, Term., Feb. 22—(AP)—The nation's organized telephone workers girded today for an industry-paralyzing walkout on March 7 as the government offered its aid in adjusting grievances. STRIKE NOTICE FILED The executive board of the National Federation of Telephone workers last night ordered a general strike of the 17 affiliated unions which have filed strike notices. The walkout is effective at 6 a. m. (each time zone) Thursday, March 7. At the same time, Joseph A. Beirne, 35-year-old president of the independent labor organization, said the walkout would be nationwide and would affect all of the federation's 250,000 workers. f — Approximately 150,000 em-1 ployss are represented in the 17 unions directly affected by the strike call. The other 100,000 employes of the American Telephone and Telegraph company will be affected by picketing. STRIKE-BOUND Beirne told a. press conference: "As long as one picket remains on a line anywhere in the country we will consider the industry picketed as strike-bound." He .added: "Tlie forceful removal of pickets (through injunctions) will not in the minds of strikers constitute the aotual removal ol those lines." CONFERENCE OFFERED Beirne said he had received a telegram from Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach in which the cabinet member said he would "be happy to confer with us." The youthful union official added that he would be in Washington next week. CBy The Associated Press) Ray Hackney, chairman of the Texas, area, Southwestern telephone workers union, said last night that local action in the threatened national telephone strike March 7 will have to receive ratifying votes ol Sec TEfcRPHONE STHWEHPage fr WELCOME HOME Additional Panhandle servicemen and dependents of Panhandle servicemen scheduled to arrive in the States as reported by the Associated Press are: On the General Anderson, due at New York Feb. 18: Pfc. Clarence Fry, jr., Pampa; Pfc. Walter C. Bennett, Hemphill; Pfc. Roskoe S. King, Borger; 1st Lt. Ray H. Hynds, White Deer: Pfc. W. J. Woods, Amarillo, and T/5 Hassel C. Tubbs, Lubbock. Elgin Victory, due at New York Feb. 19: Pfc. Warren H. Simpson, Lubbock. Several wives and children of Panhandle men are expected to arrive on the Queen Mary which is sailing from England approximately Feb. 24 and will arrive in New York approximately March 2 with 2,396 wives and children of American servicemen on board. The advance passenger list, as announced by the London area trans- portaiton office of the U. S. army, includes : Geraldine L. English, 18, and John H. English, four months, dependents of Sgt. Colbin F. English, Clarendon. Audrey C. Hughes, 25 and John C. Hughes, jr., 11 months, of Beckenham, Kent, dependents oi Sgt. John C. Hughes, Hereford. Winifred Elez Calunch, 30, of Grimsby, wife of Pfc. Claunch, Collingsworth. ORDER STUMPS CHIEF TACOMA, Wash., Feb. 22.— (IP)— Ffc. Vincent M/ayde of Seattle has found there's one order Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower can't give. The army chief of staff paused beside Mayde's bed in Madigan gen eral hospital and asked the injured GI: "Is there anything I can do?' "Yes, sir," Mayde popped up. "Can you order the captain to let me ou of bed?" Chuckled the geenral: "You got me there!" Panhandle Oil Production Will Continue Same AUSTIN, Feb. 22 — (IP) — Large stocks of crude oil and gasoline on hand have resulted in the Texas railroad commission cutting back crude oil permissive production for. March to the lowest figure since the refinery shutdowns in September and October. The reduction announced yesterday was designed to result in production of approximately 350,000 less barrels of oil daily in March, than in February. The proration order was calculated to bring about daily production of 1,791,553 barrels of crude. Allowable production on Feb. 16, was 2,238,879 barrels. February allowables, which wera increased to meet fuel oil demands, • were cut back sharply after the U. S. bureau of mines reported gasoline stocks on hand at 103 million. barrels and crude stocks at 223 million barrels ,and after independent producers at the commission's statewide hearing Feb. 19 asked for reductions. "Many Texas- fields have ' been?"" produced during the war at greater rates of flow than good conservation practices would dictate," Commissioner Ernest O. Thompson said. "The war demands had to be met regardless of waste but now that war is over we can return to good conservation practices." The East Texas field will have. 21 producing days and the Panhandle remains exempt. Fields producing asphaltic crudes were also exempt, except Hawkins, where allowable was reduced to nominations. The net allowable based on 21 general producing days was set at 1,885,845 barrels daily. Estimated underproduction of 5 percent should reduce the probable daily flow of crude to 1,791,553 barrels, slightly over the bureau of mines estimate of demand for 1,790,000 barrels. Estimated production of all liquid petroleums should increase to 1,963,071 with the production of 171,518 barrels of natural gasoline and distillate daily. The production would be 173,071 barrels daily over the bureau of mines estimate including natural gasoline and distillate. In arriving at the cutback, the See OIL SLASH, Page 6 Local Ministers Write Editorials The Pampa Daily News has asked the various ministers in the city, through the Ministerial Alliance, to write an editorial for the church page each Friday. The general theme of this editorial will be Religion in the News. The first of these editorials, which will not be too long, appears today under the by-line of the Rev. Douglass Nelson, pastor 0* the Presbyterian church. It i§ called "The" Church Was Not At Yalta." Turn to Page 1 and read it. m f m& i -mv Decision io CM Dispute Is Seen DETROIT, Feb. 22—(#)—Pressing for an end to the 94-day-old General Motors strike, Special Labor Mediator James F. Dewey said to* day that he expected to get a def* inite "yes" or "no" from management and union by midnight to* night on all issues in the dispute. Earlier Dewey told newsmen "I expect the company and the union; to reach an agreement on all is» sues, including wages, today." When today's session of General Motors and CIO United Auto Work* ers negotiators recessed for luncheon, Dewey said he had not intend^ ed to imply a settlement of thj^i costly strike might be expected by midnight. The strike has kept 175,000 prp« duction workers idle at a cost to them, according to union estimate?' of $106,220,000 in lost wages to date. A Washington dispatch to the Detroit News today asserted that high level government action might be brought into the strike parleys if an agreement is ftpk reached promptly. Dewey and UAW Vice President Walter p. Reuther agreed thjtIfef wage question still was a some • issue as today's began. Dewey, who declared day's seven and a half slon that "but for a it|es, we brought to a arguments over ^wF^^^'^i^^rT^f^^'^^ .Ar^'Tr. 3fvft?\* «'™'iwf "There tMjg" *P fcf V is the roi&ij^!

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