Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on March 12, 1946 · Page 1
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A MICH1GAK RETURNED VET AND HIS WIPE SLEPT THREE NIGHTS IN THE BACK OP THEIR SPOUT COUPE BECAUSE OP THE HOUSING SHORTAGE. 'BE IT EVER SO RUMBLE.. / CONNALLY CALLS 39 Ways of Saving Food Suggested by HST's Famine Emergency Committee WASHINGTON, March 12—(AP)—The 39 ways suggested by President Truman's famine emergency committee by which Americans can save food for the hungry abroad include: For hotels, restaurants, dining cars, institutions, and other public eating places: .1 Discontinue during the emergency abroad the use of toast as 0 garniture with meat, poultry, egg and other entrees. 2. Discontinue the practice of placing baskets of rolls and bread on dining room tables. A single roll or slice of bread should be served with the entree, and later as requested. 3. Eliminate the custom of trimming toast and sandwich :rust. 4. Substitute open sandwiches for many closed or two-bread slice sandwiches in hotels. 5. Use potatoes in place of certain wheat and rice garnitures. 6.. Use single crust or open pies in place of two-crust pies whenever practicable. 7. Serve corn and buckwheat cakes in place of wheat cakes where possible. 8. Serve oatmeal bread, cakes and cookies as alternates for products made from wheat. 9. The size of rolls and the thickness of toast and bread should be reduced. Bread size could be reduced by not filling rhe pans as deeply as at present. 10. Substitute fruits and other desserts for pastries and cakes whenever practicable. 11. Limit the number of crackers in individual packages or served with soups, cheeses, and so forth. 12. Eliminate three-layer cakes. 13. Wherever possible induce customers to order only what is needed. When side dishes are included in a meal, the customer should request those side dishes and salads which he will eat. 14. Use boile dressing instead of oil dressings on salads wherever possible. 15. Use alternates for wheat cereal wherever possible. 16. Incourage re-use of food fats and'grease salvage. 17. Develop methods for saving and use of bread ends, many of which are wasted at the present time. See FOOD SAVING, Page 8 VOL. 43, No. 248. (8 Pages) PAMPA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1946 AP Leased Wire Price 5 Cents Lewis in Labor Spotlight By The Associated Press John L. Lewis moved back Into familiar territory on the nation's labor front today. With only minor developments in major labor disputes, the stage was set for the chief of the APL United Mine Workers to take over the spotlight as. he prepared to disclose to bituminous coal operators his wage and other demands. SOFT COAL WORKERS Keeping closely guarded the proposals to be offered the mine operators iri negotiations for a new contract lor some 400,000 soft coal workers, Lewis planned a last-minute session with the union's policy committee. The operators, although in the dark as to just what wage and other demands Lewis was ready to submit, were quite sure he would demand' a shorter work week, more pay to make up the loss in take-home earnings, the unionization of supervisory workers and a "participation" royalty on each ton of coal mined. PREPARED FOR DEMANDS The opeartors bnve prepared for the- anticipated demands and Lewis has laid the preliminary ground work for a strike of the soft coal workers on April 1, if necessary. In the other mcfjor labor negotiations, all appeared calm in the ranks of the CIO United Auto Workers in Detroit as conferences continued in the 112-day General Motors strike and parts of the union's contract' with the Ford Motor company faced possible changes. UAW-CIO President R. J. Thomas and Vice-President Walter P. Reuther did not comment on reports that the • "Reuther-for-presidenf drive appeared gaining headway among UAW-CIO locals, but botl declared they were "unanimous in all action now being taken to negotiate a strike settlement," As the 'GM negotiations continued With no report oil yesterday's -discussions, the union national Ford See LABBOR FRONT, Paffe 8 SALUTE TO YOU New Ruling Is Set By Commission AUSTIN, March 12.—(/P)—Because in some cases sand brought to the surface along with oil will cut through steel like a sharp file ; the railroad commission has ordered that there shall be no more production from two formations in any one well in the Bonnie' View field qf Refugio county. The commission has canceled dual completion permits in the field. A dually-completed oil well is one in which two reservoirs are tapped by the same well. The casing, or larger pipe, brings up oil from another formation. When it is found that the abrais- }ve action of sand produced along with the oil might cut through the tubing and permit fluids from the two .formations to mingle, there is ganger of a blowout. This danger was cited by the commission in canceling the previously-issued din gl completion permits for the field. The commission found there was danger to both the upper and lower $relft sands, and directed that op- Orator? could produce from either, 'tyrt not from both. They will be required to plug with cement the for— Which they choose to aban- * 40". Other orders issued by the comjBlssjon: get the daily allowable produc- * tl«l» Pf 'natural gas from the Whe- Ian field, of Harrison county at .13." Into producers in the Carthago (if f"an,ola county qo days In* oJ ; 5LO> bring their allowables Mavch \Jvvtlv* t en ice until the The man, ran • attempt' The Girl Shouts take the occasion, on thc thirty-fourth birthday of their organization, March 12, to salute you — the men and women •who have made Scouting possible in your community. Leaders Saluted By Girl Scouts On Anniversary Among Pampans who have mad Girl Scouting possible in Pampa ar the troop leaders. Only througl proper administration of the Scout ing program can tlie Scouts benefi by the organization. Other than providing adequat.i leadership, said Miss Marie Stedje scout executive, Scouting depend on the organization of troops and thc troop -Committees which plai activities and give assistance whei needed. ' Pampa leaders saluted this week by the Girl Scouts on the 34th an ni versa ry of their organization, bj troops, are: Brownie troop 1, Mrs. S. B. Black and Mrs. W. L.'Kretzmeier; troop 2 Mrs. Noel Dalton and Mrs. Frank Carter; troop 7, Mrs, A. J. Collins and Mrs. P. M. Prescott; troop 9 Mrs. Quentin Williams ami Mrs. Ray 'Dudley; Troop 15, Mrs. Emmett Osborne Mrs, Roland Dauer and Mrs. Joe Keel; troop 19, Mrs. Lowell Bliss and Mrs. Hussell Bittenhouse; troop 24, Mrs. E. N. Franklin; troop 25 Mrs. Boy Hall; trcop 26, Mrs. C. L. Brownlee; troop 27, Mrs. Phil McGrath and Mrs. J. A. Mitchell; 'troop 28, Mrs, Tom Rose, jr., 'and Mrs. A. M. Hunt. Girl Scout troop 3, Mrs. W. B Herr; troop 8, Mrs. K. E. Thornton See GIRL SCOUTS, Page 8 OPA Office Releases Hew Eviction Policy EIALLAS, March 12— (IP)—A six- month waiting period will be required before landlords can evict tei}- ants from their dwellings, the regional office of the office of price administration has ruled. The present waiting period varies from 45 tc DO days. Russell Stephens, regional OPA rent executive, said that the new order "is in accordance with the policy of the national office." All exceptions contained in the original provisions for evictions, including veterans preference, are still ,u force, he said. Marriage licenses were recently ssued to J. B. Waldrop and Bessie Flornie Jackson; Wi.Uiam Bj'lttftip Lucille Anna Balch; James R, M,oddrell and Gloria k- Ran.s.eiy, Leonard Qroce an.d ifatUeryn. Qray, boll* of Woodward, **}*; Jjujh Soviet Press Blasts Churchill Plan Again New Evidence on Spain Situation Expected Soon WASHINGTON, March 12.—</P>— Prance is expected shortly to submit fresh evidence on Spain to this country in a renewed bid for American support in carrying the case against Gerenalissimo Franco to UNO's security council. The original French proposal drew a formal rejection from the United States, which thereby broadened the split among the permanent Big Five members of the security council. Russia has sided . with France in agreeing that the United Nations agency should be given a complaint against Franco, while the United States and Britain are opposed. On another of the diplomatic fronts involving the United States and Russia, the state 'department yesterday made public a note denying Russian influencing the make up of the Bulgarian government. Also last night the department released the text of its note to France on Spain. This communication, however,'left the way open for reconsideration of the American position provided there is new evidence on which to bas'e a case against Franco in the security council. Diplomatic officials familiar with the French view, say Paris may seek to show: First that with approximately 2,000,000 men under arms in Spain, Franco has the largest army in relation to population of any country in Europe today, and, Second, that about the time France closed the Spanish frontier recently Franco reinforced his frontier military units. The French argue that these things are evidence of a menace of International peace and security. •-«>•—.—— Charges Made, Fines Paid in County Court A charge against John McDonald was filed yesterday in county court for threats on life. He was arrested in Borger and was to be placed in the custody of the county sheriff department. Bob Hooker, charged with aggravated assault on his wife last Friday, was fined $200 and costs of $18.05. Talmage Conditt, charged with driving while intoxicated, was fined 150 and costs. MOSCOW, March 12— UP) —A spe.dal writer in the Soviet government newspaper Izvestia declared today that if Winston Churchill's proposals concerning British-American military cooperation;met with success they would "sharply ohange for the worse the already, tense" world situation. SECOND ATTACK MADE Brefton Woods Signatories Shying Away SAVANNAH. March 12—(/Pi-Russia and other Bret ton Woods sigm<- tories who have been dilatory about entering tha world bank and funri j rosy be granted only six months in which to join the global lending and currency stabilizing agencies." DEADLINE PROBABLE Secretary if Uir Treasury Fr^d M. Vinson, chairman of the boards ot governors of the twin institutions, told a reporter that the membership committee of the international monetary 'jonferen 'e on Wilmington Island near here probably would set such a deadline. Alter that time, even countries which signed thc 1944 agreements treating the $9,100,000,000 bank and $8.800,000 fund, would have to see 1 / admission as new applicants. TERMS OF ENTRY This would subject them- to entry on terms and conditions imposed by the governing boards, in which the present "Big Five"—the U. S., Britain, China, France and India—dominate the voting. Thc late-con'ers also would be subject to a re-fixing of their quotas of gold and :urrency to oe subscribed to the bank and fund. Australia has hesitated to ratify until Russia does, officials in Canberra have stated. They fear that Russia's- hidden gold reserves' might upset the liberalized trading arrangements planned, unless the Soviet cooperates. CAR PUT ON 'CHAIN GANG' Beryl Helms of Ilurtford City, Ind., driving through Muncie, failed li> make a curve, ran up on the sidewalk, killed a bystander, and crashed into the house of In the Russian press' second attack | Russia sat among the eight on- in as many days on Churchill's " March 5 speech at Fulton, Mo., Iz- vestaia said Churchill had this assumption of future events: "The Soviet union will offend England somewhere and then the transatlantic brother (the Americans)—so ardently loved by the British—will boil, with indignation and come to the rpscue." ""' • _'. REPETITION OF 1941 The article written by the Aca- demian, Eugene Tiyle, said that Russia would r.ot allow a repetition of 1941 and would "not permit even •a most modest preparation for an attack on our borders." "Today .'n some Knglish newspapers," the writer said, "has slippet the dangerously untrue words: 'The Russian people respect force. Show them we. are strong.' Declaring that those who tried to show force to the Russian always have lost, Tarle said: "The Russian people can never be so irritated by anything as efforts to frighten them Churchill knows better than many See CHURCHILL P.LAN, Page 8 looker nations. Yugoslavia, although a member, has failed to turn up. Delegates wondered if she had decided not to participate at all, following the Russian line. The battle over a permanent home for the twin agencies gave promise of waxing hotter. A British spokesman said, "we have only begun to fight" for New York, as against the U. S. delegation's preference, Washington, MASS CELEBRATED VATICAN CITY, March 12. — ff)— Pontificial mass was celebrated n the Sistine chapel today in honor of the seventh anniversary of the coronation of Pope Pius XII. Troop 14 Spouis Organize Pairol Nine Pampa Scouts, all of Troop 14, organized the Boy Scout Emergency Service oatrol under the direction of Eagle Scout Raymond Perkins in a meeting last night. The patrol is being formed of all boys who are senior scouts—those 15 to 18 years of age—and who can pass a rigid physical examination At the present time, Troop 14 is the only Senior scout troop in Pampa, according to Scout Executive Hugo Olsen but it is expected that another troop will be formed in the near future. Dulties of the patrol will be to 1 assist city police and firemen in any emergency that may arise here, in addition to working with the Red Cross and other relief agencies. The group spent an hour last night learning new methods of artificial respiration, and 30 minutes each on rope work and conditioning exercises. The next class is to be held next Monday night at 7 o'clock in the Palm Room of the city hall, which has been reserved for the patrol each Monday night for seven weeks. Members of the patrol are: Eagle Scouts Hansel Kennedy, Dick McCune, Floyd Brandt and Hobart Fatheree; Life Scout Eugene SViwell, and Stav Scouts Richard Schieg, Max Hukill, Tommy Riggs and Donald Thut. Committee Demand for Boost In Rent Ceilings WASHINGTON, March 12—!.?•)-Congress, allergic to election-year hot potatoes, jugg'ed a request today for a mandatory 15 percent hike in'the general rent level of residential property throughout the nation. The recommendation was presented to the house banking committee by representatives of rental prop erty owners who argued that sue a boost is essential in justice to th property owners. They urged that provision for compulsory increase be written hit pending legislation to continue OP. pri:e controls for another year at ter June 30. A spot check of committee mem bers indicated coolness to any sue: blanket increase, which obviousl. would affect a host of rent-payin voters. However, there were som signs an attempt might be made U have any revised OP.A law carry ai emphatic direction that rents mus reflect :v fair return on residentia property value. In addition to the tou:hy election year aspects of the proposal, it alsi involved the consideration that tlv increase would mean higher expen ses for members of congress whc rent homes in Washington, or i; their own constituencies. The rent increase was recommended by George M. Englar of Baltimore, president of the nationa apartment owners association, anc Arthur D. Koppel, vice chairman oi the metropolitan fair rent commit- ,ee of New York. They contended OPA has conducted a propaganda campaign, arousing tenants against owners and inciting class hatred. Texas Senator Backs Policy oi Plain-Speaking •\t .SHIMTiTON, March 12 —- (AP) — Senator Connally fD-Te>-' celled today for a new Big Three to discuss "in language -tiecir and plain and if need be, blunt," issues he said otherwise may blaze iriro world friction. Th<j chairman of thc senat-3 foreign relations committae sounded an optimistic note on future rela'iorv, with Russia—• provided they are based on such plain speaking. I \DKKSTA\D1.\G NEEDED But lie told his colleagues- in a prepanxl address that Russia muse understand '.hat while she has the unchallenged ri-fht to maintain any form of government she wants, "these rights do not extend beyond her boundaries." Connally called for maintenance by this country of "an adequate army, superior navy and a superlative air force." OPPOSE AGGRESSION' These, he said, would back up AA county-wide special election for ! mtrican determination not only to 1 a Grnv c'ountv general hospital is : n*ist. a-gression by arms, but to, to be held on Saturday. March 30. i "oppose aggression by economic oi: Whether or not Grav county will j U°li «*! pressure or maneuver issue bonds valued at $550.000 tor 1 Pl »» l »* bls ***** cn thc Xjmtecl the construction of a general hospital available to all Gray county i ]l( resiclpn.s. doctors and .surgeons, will j be the specific issue of the election. ', See CONNALLY SPEECH, Page 8 ELECTION IS CALLED i The election was called following an order given yesterday by the ! county commissioners court upon the presentation of an election petition bearing- the signatures of l :ibout 15 per cent of the persons Frank Dou/rlas. The irate Douglas chained thc ear to his house, as seen above, until he could roller! damages. Special Election on Hospital Is Scheduled General Walker To Command Texas National Guard AUSTIN, March 12.—l/P)—Mi;j. Gen. Fred L. Walker, who commanded the 36th division during its hard fighting- in Italy, has accep.ecl command of the postwar Texas National Guard. Gov. Coke Stevenson announced .qualified to vo.c. Ten per cent i.s Nr,i. : .on.-i. the Texas seiiato.r said that; ', j so IOPU 11 s Russia, Great Britain and United States "remain loyal to Walkers acceptance of the enlarged command, which will include not only the 36th division but practically all of the 49th armored division, an air corps fighter wing, an anti-aircraft brigade, and other combat units. The Texas National Guard as reactivated will include a personnel of 29.321, the largest in history. required by law.. Those eligible to vote in the clec- I Membership Card Is Requirement Al Teen Canteen Starting today admittance to the have not yet been completely announced, Juuyc Sherman White suggested all persons believing themselves eligible to vole should eon- tact the presiding judges a; their polls for the information. Stevenson at the same time said j PETITION PRESENTED \hat the state guard would not be deactivated until the reorganization of the national guard was complete, and that it was hoped the state guard personnel would in many instances constitute the nucleus of local national guard units. The petition railing the election ship card only it was decided at the council meeting of the Canteen held last night under the direction of Bob Parkinson, president. All persons between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive are eligible for membership which costs a quarter a year. Cards will be sold at the door. pa chamber of commerce. W. B. Weathen-ed, chamber of commerce president, made a brief sta.ement of suggestions for the fi- He was of the opinion that massj nnnc j ng an( j accommodations re- hospital, transfers of men from one set-up q u i ro d for the proposed to the other could be effected. ] providing the vote were to be car- cards are lost, re-instatement to the Canteen will cost a quarter. It was reported at the meeting that the Legion hall will soon be remodeled but that the Canteen would operate and make Rebuilt motors for Ford, Chevro- et, Plymouth and Dodge cars. In- tailed ready to go in 24 hours, 'ampfl Lubricating Co. 114 E. Francis. Phone 272. (Adv.) ALL GOOD THINGS END': 1945 INCOME TAX RETURN MUST BE IN COLLECTOR'S OFFICE BY FRIDAY AH good things come to an end, io the olrt proverb says. Wage ear's iers of have had a year's est from the so-called "ordeal" of tiling out an income tax return but hat eventful day, March ;5, is only hree clays off. Income tax returns have been mi- acvlously simplified in the last few ears so that the average wage ear- \$f needs to §p,en4 only a few. minutes filling out his return. Put, UncJie gajgji sjju insists on ea- £»sta tote Mpfc JA ^'-"4Me» ( tA«*fij! For the most part, filling out the return consist only of signing the wage statement given you by your i-mployer and filling in the few blanks on the return, which is about the size of the average payroll slip. If you earned less than f&,GQO in 194S and received not more than $100 in earnings other than your regular salary, you may use the small form furnished fey your employer, even U jt is a cowl. If your .e return.' Remember, you need not send any money with your W-2 return. The internal revenue department will determine the tax that should be deducted from your i«com^and. if you paid too much, they'll send you a refund. On the other hand, if a iftve 6 enough amount was not taken out of your salary, you'll get a "dun" for the remainder. Your return shpuld be in the office 'of the collector o| internal re- m W& fee | providing mr vuu- uere iy ur cju - ; ., he date i( . wouW be Stevenson tendered the post to : ried. The suggestions, said Weath- , J. losec] _ if at all HOSPITAL EELECTIOX, Page 8 i Ping-pong tournaments are to be held within the next couple weeVs. General Walker at the 36th division's reunion in Brownwood last January. Walker accepted today after a long conference with governor cn the reorganization plan. He will take over the command on April 20, Meanwhile he will go to Washington for detailed conferences with the war department. Stevenson said that communications from the war department to him have stressed the urgency of quick reorganization and reactivation of national ward units. Among; details yet to be worked out are designation of commanding officers for the 36th division and the 49th armored, and the extent to which Texas will have control of units of the 49th to be stationed in New Mexico. Under the reorganization, all of the 49th except combat command B, will be stationed in Texas. That unit will be in New Mexico. Combat command B will consist of 3,471 men, Formed at Lefors All persons and organizations hav- j ing ping-pong equipment they would ! like to donate to the canteen are requested to call Mrs. Julia Pagan, Canteen supervisor, at 2014-W. Equipment on hand is becoming LEPORS. March 12. — A Lions j worn, council members reported, club was formed here Friday night, I Additional regulation tables are with 52 members attending the char- ' needed as well as balls, paddles and ter meeting. E. R. Reeves, superin-: nets. tendent of schools, was elected as \ The executive committee of the president of the organization, which \ council was asked by the president is being sponsored by ihe Pampa ; to draw up a constitution and by- Lions club. i laws of the Canteen, which would The next meeting will be at 6:30 : later be submitted to a committee p.m., Thursday,,at the high school i O f the senior advisors for approval. cafeteria, when regular time will be determined. meeting: officers and council members meeting, about 15 in number, ruled Other officers elected were: First j that any councilman not seemingly Vice President. C. W. Burgess: Sec- i interested in the welfare of the nnd Vice President, Arlie Carpen- i canteen, as evidenced by not attend- ter; Third Vice President. Joe K. meetings or not asisting with Lion Tamer, L. B. Penick; and Tail- and the balance of the 49th will in- Twister. W. G. Hesse. elude 5,264 men. Oil Production In Texas Drops TULSA, Okla., March 12— iff 1 )— Daily average crude oil production slid downward 320,160 barrels to 4,389,310 in the week ending March the Oil and Gas Journal reported today. Texas' led the losers' list with a 291,800-drop to 1,817.450 and Kansas declined 12,400 to 244,650. Oklahoma '.900 to 381,550, Illinois 7,000 to 207,00, California 11,900 to 835,750 and Tew Mexico 3,300 to 95,100. The eastern area gained 5.450 to 6.750 and Arkansas 350 to 17.350. The Rocky Mountain area of Col- irado, Montana and Wyoming came up an even 1,000 barrels to 135,770. Mississippi's production was 55.300 iarrels compared with 55,150 bar- els the previous week. Clark^ Secretary._ W. E. James; j appointed duties, would be asked to m ' resign on action of the couiicil. I Places would be filled by appoint* ment by the council. Additional members were appoint- The following were named to the Uoarcl of directors: Ray Chastain, BACKER'S BONUS MANKATO, Minn., March 12.-— (ff) —The teacher shortage has forced Mankaio board of education to se its ingenuity to attract instruc- ors. Now whenever a teacher ac- spts a contract, the board gives her pair of nylon stockings. «. -T C. E. Vincent. R. M. Watson, and i ed to standing committees. On the W. C. Breniing-. [finance committee, chairmaned by "Jtinpa Lions attending the first] , * meeting were D. L. Parker, president of that club. Harry Kelly, and the tail-twisier, Dr. N. L. Nicholl. See TEEN' CANTEEN, Page 8 Phillips Well Flows 90 Barrels in Hour The Phillips Petroleum Co. No. 10 Annie, section 188, block B-2, H&GN survey, came in as a flowing well yesterday, and after flowing wide open for three hours it tested 45 barrels of oil in 30 minutes, it was reported this morning by the, railroad commission office. Mr. Markee. superintendent of the Phillips Petroleum Co., says it is by far the best well in the Annie pool. The railroad commission reports that ,he pool at present is the hot spot of the Panhandle. It is located 12 niles southwest of Pampa. The well was to be tested by the •ailroad commission this afternoon. The Phillips petroleum Co. has a drilling program of two in, Sherman and Hansford counties, one in Moore, with fifteen additional lo- THE WEATHER IT. 8 WRATHER BUREAU 5:30 a.m. Today 50 cations made in the three coun- ies. In Texas county, QWa., the *hULtps drilling ^ojirisi 11:30 11.m. 50 7:30 a.m. 48 8:30 a.m. 51 9:30 a.m. al 10:30 a.m. CO 11:30 a.m. _ __ 6S 12:30 p.m. C! 1:30 p.m. (it k'estvrilay's Max. 71 I'l'sterday's Min. >11 WEST TEXAS: Partly «lpudy and this afternoon and tonight, Wi'dnusduy fair and cuol. i'resh to winds (his afternoon. EA.ST TEXAS: Cloudy witb »fe»YfM» fa t-ust anU svuth purtiuag to.ft|$|)((* ftUiroUy warmer in south purti.uu (feaig^t^ WgH* ui-s{lay partly i-loiidy with »l|WV«r treniv east pgrtiuu und _rtear the cooler iu the interior. °~ \v indi 'uittriof ... WcdjMrsdw- „, OKLAHOMA; Mv»J!» -" MM) colder s •" *'" < ' ' ' - ' ..

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