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tTlS SfRANGl1HAriTOBODY EVER HAS WENTEfl.JPST TO GIVE THAT NATURAL TOUCH, A DICTATION MACHINE MAT CHEWS 6UM REDS WITHDRAWN FROM HE'LL NEED THOSE RED BANDAGES INDEFINITELY * * $II,OOO Is Raised $2,900 Yet To Go ' ~ QUOTA '. •• 514,040.00 COLLECTED ~ 11,096.53 TO GO '...:. ;::;rr.r...... : •-. 2,943.47 . -..... * * * . The Pampa Red Cross chapter had failed to receive the quota of this area by Saturday "night in the current drive for operating funds, according to reports'from Joe'Fischer,'chairman of the campaign to raise'$14,040. It ,had been hoped that "over the top" could be reported today. ' 'A total of $11,096.53 had been reported received as of 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Fischer expressed the hope thai the drive could be successfully concluded by the middle of this week. I "We appreciate," he said, "the way the drive has been going, but there. Cardinal Glennon Dies; Body To Be Flown to St. Loads DUBLI^, March 0—W)—Catholic Jreland mourned tonight for John Cardinal' Glennon of Bt. Louis ami planned/'homage to the patriarchal prince of the church who died thh morning in his native land just 19 days alter his elevation to the sacred College of cardinals. - The* body of the 83-year-old churchman lay in state tonight in. .the'presidential mansion. It will be, borne by air for burial in a crypt in the .St. Louis cathedral. Cardinal Glennon died at 8:51 a. m. (2:51 a. m., EST), Wearied from his tnp to Rome and weakened by bronjfhitis, he had developed congestion of the lungs and had fallen into ft semi-comatose condition last night. " HJj? body will lie in state until Monday in the chapel of All Hallows Qollege in Dublin. At MulUngar, the cardinal's diocese,, a -solemn requiem high mass ,wlll be celebrated Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon the cotege will continue to Rineanna and Shannon airport. The body will be flown to the United States in a TWA constellation plane. • . Mftny of Ireland's great and hum- bje bowed in tribute at the cardinal- ftte bier in the historic' state mansion. American, Irish and Papal flags fluttered at naif staff for the one*tfme Irish missionary who. rose the United States to ljlsprincely the Roman Catholic, church. '.is £.1111 some worlc to be done before we reach the quota. We' would like to have all reports as soon as possible, so that we can close the drive by the'middle of the week." C, W. Burgess,' Lefors chairman, has reported $473.00 from that community, and he said there was still more to come in. Fischer said he wns depending mostly on completed reports from tne business and the industrial se> !Uon workers .to till out the quota. However, he said this was not definite. Mpst of the advance gifts are in, but there are still some' of them out. Aubrey Steelc, chairman pf .the. school drive, turned in a nice amount from the teachers and the employes, he added, but that he did : nbt have the exact figures. The rural report-is not yet complete. ;• The residential . workers, headed by Mrs. W. R. Campbell, reported in full last week. Larger firms which have reported 100 percent participation in the fund-raising include the Blandish Pipe Line company, Empire cafe, Southwestern Public Service, and Wilson drug. . KH.I/EP , ANGELO, March v ,8,-(/P)-A Chinese student flier, member, of , . killed In an' air collision ,?f two. training ptehes at an auxiliary field near beve today, S' pilot Of the other plane, also Spare Sugar Stomp Is Valid Tomorrow NEW ORLEANS, M»rph' 9,—(/P) —The OPA announced that housewives need not fill out any form io obtain five pounds of sugar for homo canning. Spare Stamp No, 9, good for five pounds, becomes .valid Monday, the OPA announced, M >v»U lie Vjtiicl through Oct. 31. No, 9 Is good for 5 pounds when presented to the grocer from War Ratlpn Book No. 4. Government Blasted As Instrumentality Of Favoritism, Etc. WASHINGTON, March 9.—W —Rep. Hatton W. Sumners (D- Texas) a veteran of 34 years in congress, today called the federal government an instrumentality of favoritism, <' tyranny, oppres-. sion and corruption", as lie announced he would not 'seek' reelection. Sumners, TO-years old and long-time chairman of the house judiciary committee, said in a statement: "I have watched what my own generation, under administration of both parties, has been doing to the greatest system of democratic government ever evolved through tlieTJi-ocesses of the ages. "By ignoring principles and •the lessons of history, and accepting the theories of men and political expedience for our guidance, we have made vassals of our states and dependents of our people. "By concentration of governmental power and drafts upon the federal treasury, we have now a financially 'busted' great pilecl- up mass of governmental confusion beyond human comprehension, impossible >. of democratic control, extravagant, wasteful, inefficient, and by its nature the instrumentality of favoritism, tyranny, oppression, and corruption, and the destroyer of the self-reliance and s.elf-respcct and governmental capacity of the people, qualities without which no people can remain free." The Texan added that hope for a brighter; future lies in recognition by the people of a "common danger and a common duty" When he completes his congressional term, Sumners expects to speak before civil and patriotic organizations. He said he feels that in that manner he can better serve "a great people" than by acting as their representative in congress. MOVIE FAN " CHICAGO, March 9— iff)— George Wvery, 9. who returned home last night after being missing since nooj: Tuesday, .explained his absence to his mother, Mrs.-Doris Avery. He had gone to a couple of movies and stayed over night at a friend's house. George's father, Vincent, is assistant manager of a movje house. a "Chinese student, landed .safely on a private field, The body of the Is being sent to Fprt EUss for i, «H)VH y THE WEATHiR 63 VETERAN IS DIRECTOR: BOY SCOUT EMERGENCY SERVICE PATROL FORMED VOL. 43, No. 246. (32 Pages) PAMPA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1946. AP Leased Wire Price 5 Cents Cbud of Suspicion Hangs Over International Affairs Disturbing the Peace-Charge Against Vels . WHEELER, March 9.—For disturbing the peace 'In Wheeler by "shooting up" the Watson hotel Tuesday afternoon, two veterans, John Sloss and Eugene Young, both of Wheeler, are to appear before the Wheeler county grand jury • which meets in April, said Jess. Swink, Wheeler county sheriff, yesterday. Both men were reported to have been taken to a Eorger hospital, following a car accident just west of Wheeler shortly after the disturbance occurred. Sheriff Swink .•aid one man suffered a broken shoulder and,, broken ribs, and that the other suffered head injuries. A charge.of driving while intoxicated was .filed against the driver. The fine lias been paid., The shooting in the Watson hotel, where the .two boys lived, occurred in the lobby .where about 18 persons were gathered. No one was injured. Management at the Watson reported that no damage was done to the hotel. Sloss and Young had secured a couple .22 revolvers, said Sheriff Swing, and were evidently under the influence of liquor. The two men lined up the 18 persons in the hotel. One man, who did not react promptly enougftr-retTeived a bullet through his.'hat. 'Another man held up a quarter. It shot from his hand. , Henry S. Gpodner of Pampa was one of the persons in the hotel lobby at,the time^f the shooting. A third man was reported to have been with Sloss and Young during See CHARGES MADE, Page 8 Through the cooperation of Pity Manager Garland Franks and,the heads of two • city departments, a Senior Boy scout emergency se.rv> ice patrol has been formed here, Scout Executive Hugo Qlsen said TW> patrol open, to hoys, J5 Jo, 1$ years of age wjl| fee tJUofJpd by ~ '» gcwfc R^ojwid raUM • tsuttma. and will hoM tta fivst Disastrous warehouse fire here in February. . . : At tlwt time, scouts prganiged and helped direct traffic and assisted police, and firemen in many ways, Frante said. The patrol wJU fee set up and. ^Rectal courses i.n emergency duties wiU &? given, ey members oJ the UNRRA Meeting In Philadelphia Faces Big task WASHINGTON. March 9—(/!')— The 47 nations which are members of the United Nations relief and rehabilitation .j.. administration will gather at Atlantic City March 15 to seek means to apportion the world's short food supply as fairly as possible. , The conference brings UNRRA back to the.'city where it was organized three years ago. It expects, desperate pleas for more food Irani delegates of the nations where malnutrition is widespread and, ^Starvation threatens; Poland, Czechoslovakia, Greece, By elo-Russia, the Ukraine, Italy, Al bania, China, India, and the Phil ippines. . . The answers must come from the only nations' with food surpluses The United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. The conference also faces the knotty problem of the fate of some 000,000 refugees—mostly from PO land, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Russia—who are still-in the occupation zones of the U. S., the United Kingdom and France. UNRRA has aided the military i> their care, but its authority to do so gee UNKRA MEET. Pago 8 WASHINGTON, March 9—(AP)—A dark cloud of suspicion hung depressingly over international affairs today with a strong possibility that it will bring a new meeting soon of the Big Three to clear the air. Immediate interest was focused upon whether the Allies *vill attempt an over-all settlement of their controversies or continue to try for p,ecemeal solutions. In some diplomatic quarters here, the stand has been taken that the situation now is so serious that the present policy of tackling one problem at a time will serve only to aggravate the irritations. But the question of another British-Russian-American conference appeared to hinge immediately upon .who will lake the initiative for calling the conclave. I'OSSIBLE MEETING President Truman acknowledged 34 Persons Killed, Scores Injured in s Disaster BOLTON, England, March 9—M 1 ) —At least 33 persons were killed and scores injured in Britain's worst sports disaster today when two retaining barriers collapsed in a soccer stadium grandstand, tumbling hundreds of screaming spectators forward and piling bodies four deep. The barriers Jollapsed shortly after the start of the championship match attended by a record crowd of more than 70,000 persons. Thirty-three bodies were counted at Bolton morgues. Police estimated as many as 38 were killed. Two of the dead wure women. Chest and head injuries killed 32 persons outright. Most of the injured suffered similar hurts. The retaining barriers suddenly collapsed under the pressure of the lightly-packed crowd, and spectators toppled from grandstand tiers onto persons standing on lower tiers in, the "cheap-seat" side of the stadium. As the screaming victims fell they were smothered by waves of spectators tumbling through the broken barriers. Some were swept over a retaining wall onto the playing field. Despite the accident the soccer game between Bolton and Stoke City for the professional league cup was suspended for only 26 minutes while ambulances, police and fire vehicles and private cars removed the sasualtles. One spectator, Christopher Stone, .said the crowd suddenly surged forward. "I felt as if my ribs were being crushed." he said. "I lost consciousness, and when 1 came around T found myself being carried over piles of people apparently about four deep." yesterday that he was not discounting the possibility of such a meeting, but indicated strongly his feeling that it would be in Washington when and if it is held. A number of disputes current at this time would produce a long agenda lor such a meeting, among them: ITALIAN COLONIES 1. Italy—the difficulty centers chiefly around what should be done about the big pre-war Italian colonies. The United States and Great Britain took the position last fall that they should be placed under United Nations trusteeship for a limited period. Russia held out for a system of individual trusteeships, and maneuvered for control of Tri- politania. 2. Iran—Both Iran and the United States have lodged protests at Moscow against Russia's failure to withdraw Red army forces from Iran See BIG THREE MEET, Page 8 Point Score for Marines Drops WASHINGTON, March 9— (ff)— The Marine porps will drop the critical score for'all men from 42,.to 40 points on Monday. Another two-point reduction will become effective April 1 and at the same time the ssore for women Marines will be cut, from 16 to 13 points. Announcing details pf its future plans for prpgresslve reduction in joint scores, the corps said present intimates indicate that virtually all .personnel with combat service who are not regulars, will be mustered out by mid-summer. Future'reductions in point scores wjll be as follows: May 1, men 33 points, women, eight, June I, men 3.8 joints, wonjejj jaur; July l, men 25 joints, women ?erp. Thirty manths' eento* vUl make a man. eligible |ojr 's T uly \. General Pafion Left Over $10,000 Estate LCS ANGELES, March 9—0<P>—• Gen. George S. Patton, jr., who died last Dec. 21 of traffic- accident injuries received in Germany, left an estate legally documented "in excess of $10,000," but unofficially valued at several hundred thousand dollars in real property and securities. His will, filed tor probate by his sister, Miss Anne W. Patton of nearby San Marino, leaves the estate to his children, Mrs. Beatrice P. Waters and Mrs. Ruth Ellen Patton Totten, both of Washington, D. C., and George S. Patton, III, a West Point cadet. The general's widow, Beatrice, who previously had been provided for and has ample means of her own, according to the will, was bequeathed all his personal effects. Tlie will was dated at Port Benning. Ga., May 17, 1941. There's nothing finer than a Stromberg - Carlson. Coming soon. Lewis Hardware Co. (Adv,) Senate Ready to Lay Down A-B-C Rules on Agencies WASHINGTON. March 9—W— The senate is about ready to lay down 1-2-3, A-B-C regulations on what government agencies can do and what, Mie people can do if they don't like it. The legislation, introduced by Sen. McCarran (D-Nov.) is designated |,o standardize rules mid regulations which apply to activities of government agencies -,nch as the office ol price administration, the civilian production administration and others. A somewhat similar measure was passed in 194,0 but vetoed by President Roosevelt. These are some of the regulations which would be placed upon government agencies: 1. Every agen:y shall publish in the federal register its rules and "no person shall in any manner be re- QUired to resort to organization or procedure not so published." 2. General notice of proposed rule-making shall be published together with the time, place and nature of the proceedings, and inter, ested persons shall have an opportunity to participate. 3. Except in cases where judicial review is prohibited by statutes, | "any person suffering legal wrong j because of any agency action, or adversely affected or aggrieved by such action within the meaning of any relevant statute, shall be entitled to judicial review thereof." 4. Qualified examiners—"as many as may be necessary"—shall be appointed to takee vldence, administer oaths, issue subpoenas and make decisions or recommendations. Wage-Price Policy Is Not So Simple Now By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON. March 9.— (/Pi— The government's wage-price policy is not so simple now. Between Aug. 17 and Feb. 14— two dates to remember—the policy roughly was this: You could raise wages without government okay, unless you wanted to use trat as a basis for raising prices, too. In that case you had to get the wage .stabilization board's approval on the day raise before asking OPA permission to raise prices. You c-:m still raise wages without government approval—if you don't use the raise as an excuse for seeking price relief. And if you raise wages between Aug. 17 and Feb. 14, automatically you can go direct to OPA for higher prices. You don't need the board's approval on your wage-raise. But this week the stabliziation board has outlined its new policy. Remember: Hereafter in the story any pay increased mentioned mean the boss wants to use them as a basis for seeking higher prices. No. 1 standard wages. The board considers wage below 55 cents an hour-substandard. You can raise them to 55 cents and go direct to OPA without seeking board approval on the raise. No. 4 wage "patterns" within an industry. Suppose your company is part of an industry—perhaps the furniture industry—and you want to raise wages. You ask board approval. The board will examine raise given within that industry between Aug. 17 and Feb. 14. The boa;;' will decide what it considers the raise "pattern" established within the industry. No. 3 arj:j. raises. Suppose a company, whicn is really not part of a big industry, wants to raise wages. If no industry pittcrn is to be found, the board can look for a .Sen WAGK-riJICK, Paso 8 Ice Floes Crush Lakeside Homes BAY CITY, Mich., March 9.— (.T 1 ) — Swept inshore by strong wind gusts, huge ic.e floes moved glacier- beach resorts before dawn today, crushing a community of cottages under a weighty impact. In the wake of ihe freak ice rampage were 46 destroyed summer homes on fashionable Killarney and Ricomo beaches. Eleven others were damaged. The gigantic floes were lifted onto the shore by wind and water and cracked into tumbling blocks that ground cottages off their foundations. Some piled as high as 40 feet. No injuries were reported. Police said one family only partially clad was removed from danger by neighbors. UEAKING SCHEDULED AUSTIN, March 9. — l.1 J » — The board of insurance commissioners will hold a public: hearing March 19 to take testimony on matters relating \o automobile rates. NEW SUPER-CARRIER MIDWAY 'LOOKING FOR TROUBLE' AHQ4RP THE U. S. S. WAV OFF QBEENLAND, 8,T-(-SPh-^ewn4iJW seas buffed and tte»a»pa tbP nw super-par, rior Mfl\vay as she for t to AWUP »»iw* two of the hangar deck's roller curtains —the Venetton-bUud-like doors in the ship's side just beneath the flight (lei*, , The d^jpg^d sections vvero sowed up, with tluuws and ws, i«x,d siwUar bwcfog wafc Tte »sfthff: counter zero temperatures by Saturday night. A driving snow storm set in, resulting' in <MI order for espo,rU;ig destroyers to steam in single lino to lessen the possibility ol ('oUision in Vtu? tow visibility. Preparations \vegjt abwid meanwhile for the first Ml ^vf SOSES' r-7;^w/'fc.'., &'.i :%W4t$ W- 1 ! lP"fl'fr w jrV^^V^p*^* iffix /tt^V^-* \y.w«*ti$FSi'^^ip^t $?$ -• -'' Uprising of Gommunisls Is Now Feared SHANGHAI Sunday, Mar. i 10—Russian troops have withdrawn completely from Mukden but the situation there is tense, with fires of undetermined origin raging and c , communist uprising feared, : the Chinese Central, news ; agency reported today. ' The agency dispatch said 'alleged Chinese communist i forces were active in the sub- i urbs and it was feared they j might attempt to seize control i of the hungry, sprawling city of 2,000,000. GARRISON DITIES Ecfore evacuating the city the Russians turned over their garrison duties to the Chinese. A Chinese central government foi'ce of some 14.000 men has been in Mukden for t-ome weeks, but until the Russian evicuation was restricted to a lim- i itert section of the city and actual j control has been in Russian hands. | Trainloads of Russian troops ! from Mukden already have arrived in Cbingchun. the Manchurian cap-. I ital, the Central News said. i TKOOTS MOVE NORTH i It said the Soviet withdrawal | with Mukden began Thursday and i was completed yesterday, with the j bulk of the troops moving north- i ward. High Chinese quarters in Chung- king said they did not regard the Mukden evacuation as necessarily 1 indicutinlg a general Russian with- j drawn 1 from Manchuria. These i sources, declining to be quoted by name, raid they had not received any information so far suggesting that a general withdrawal was under way, and taat until they did so they would not be too optimistic. • Nevertheless the news that Manchuria's largest city was in Chinese hands again after almost l<t'/i lyears of foreign occupation wkas greeted with relief in Chungking. Chinese reports said that 560 central government officials assigned to lake over administration of the vast territory would be at their posts by Monday. They., are .being flown,. See MANCHURIA. Page 8 GOPs, Southern Demos Organize For OPA Fight WASHINGTON, March 9.—W)— A large group cf southern democrats and republicans teamed up today in an organized bid for control of congress. Their leaders disclosed formation | in the house of an informal ten- jmember committee io recommend a, ccnrse of action. They said a similar organization is planned in the .•Dilute. Their immediate goal is to whittle down the powers of OFiA, but the; political and legislative potentialities are much broader. The committee has been instructed to draft a substitute for pending legislation continuing the agency beyond its June 30 expiration date. If the CPA drive succeeds, many of the group plan to extend their joint activities to other fields, and gradually assume the driver's scat on nearly all imoortant legislation. Actually GOP-southern democra-» tic coalition has been functipning for some years and frequently it has been the deciding factor on major issues. Many of the group teamed up in recent passage by the house of the strike comrol bill by Rep. Case (R- SD) and in diluting the administration's emergency housing measure. But in the past the coalition al* ways has been a loosely-knit group with no specific leaders or organi- sation. Largely the members just voted alike because they thought alike. Rep. Hartley (R-NJ), chairman. See Ol'A FIGHT. Page 8 Pioneer Resident Of Shamrock Dies SHAMROCK, March 9. (Special) —Funeral rites were held Friday at the First Baptist church here for Lee Roy Killingsworth, 83, one Of the city's most prominent pioneers^ Interment was in the ShWnrocfc cemetery, with Womack-Nix service!. The Rev. E. C. Derr, local Bapjj§$ pastor, and Rev Hubert BratoheV, Methodist pastor, conducted the' ceremonies. , Mr. Killmgswoi th was, bora to Upsher, Texas, Oct. J.7, 1863, and his widow, Mrs. Martha beth Kilhngsworth, resided 34 years, Survivors, besides the two daughters and CAP Bessie Susan B.easley Ma.v Holland, both of wid.

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