Statesman Journal from Salem, Oregon on October 13, 1945 · Page 2
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r.Trar.gne-; - i PAGE-TWO British Troops Unload Food as Strikers Watch LONDON, Oct 11 -(ff)- British troop unloaded food ships today in port crippled by the -walkout of about 50,000 dockers, and union leaders j asserted ; the ," wildcat strike was - being encouraged by political croups including communists. Spokesmen for-the unauthorized strikes stood firm, despite military intervention -anV criticism .that food supplies were imperiled. They reaffirmed their determination to hold out until their demands arc met The strikers seek a daily ! wage of $5, from present pay of ; mo to $4.89. More: than 400 ships were tied up, along with cargoes of 160,000 tons of meat and ether food for this import-dependent island. , Officials of the transport and general workers union declared they had "definite evidence' of political ) encouragement behind the strike, which burgeoned from S walkout by 60 - Liverpool men It days ego. I U. S. Strike Thumbnail Labor disputes keep 453,000 workers out of production; strike settlements offset gains in new and expanding old stoppages. Major industries affected: Ceal aad Steel Deadlocked six-state walkout of 200.000 soft aol miners forces new -steel production cuts;; 'Washington peace conferees end week of fruitiest argument but agree to continue talks. - -Motiea Pictures Federal conciliator ordered into AFL Jurisdictional dispute when result of ; NLRB election fails to halt studio picketing. ' Shippinr One independent and two . CIO seamen's unions Indicate support of AFL long- : ahoremenV strike tying up New York port; 35,000 to 60,000 dock . workers out. Tracking AFL drivers for 3190 trucking concerns in 12 middle western states ask NLRB to conduct strike vote.- ) Transportation Conciliators try to halt strike called for today among 2000 AFL bus drivers and other employes serving about 1,000,000 daily riders in 71 Massachusetts communities; ' conferee! continue attempt to isettle week -old .strike of 2700 Pacific Greyhound drivers and station operators. Shlpeaildinx 6000 AFL ship repairmen in 14 Los Angeles area yards strike for wage dif- ; ferential simial to that paid in northern Pacific ports. .. Lumber Leaders of 60,000 : striking -"AFL workers, predict other Montana firms will follow I lead of - two" concerns which ; granted higher pay demands; 40,000 CIO lumber mill , hands - ask more money but stay on Job. I Halt Inductions 'Til Strikes End WASHINGTON, Ohio, Oct 12 PK The Fayette county draft board, standing firm ia its decision not to supply additional men ; for the armed forces until the fed- : eral government acts to end major Strikes, has sent home nine 18-year-old youths who had been called up for induction. "Well, boys," Board Chairman Howard D. Fogle told them, you rlxave fulfilled your duty by reporting here. As you- probably know, we have refused to induct any more men Until these strikes are taken care of." ; v " Sherwood Man Jailed On Assault Charge J OREGON I CITY, Oot ll-(P) Vernald . Moore,. J5, Sherwood, was, jailed today on a charge of assault with intent te kill, after his wife filed a complaiat against him. ""',,..' District Attorney Stanley Mit chell said the wife. Veaita. ac cused, him of beating her Wed? nesday zugnt Too Late to Classify FOR SALK: J'i kp, '41 Johnaoa motor. Phon S80S. - , Quick, Courteous IncxpessiTe " ' . : Fares start at SOe . 30c per BtOs v Negro's Dates Come by Plane PORTLAND, Ore, Oct Lonely negro soldiers at Mountain Home, Ida,, wont have to worry about dates at tonight's dance. Transport planes will bring In 60 negro hostesses, from a Portland USO. The women will be housed at the Idaho airfield over night, then flown back tomorrow. Air : transportation for USO hostesses, something new f for Portland, reportedly ha been very successful in ptber parts of the country, U; S., British to Swap Planes JTRANKFURT, Germany, - Oct 12 -OP)- The first small step to ward an interna tionaL. police air force has been taken by -American and Royal Air Forces in Germany. Through an informal agreement. Lt Gen. John K. Cannon, head of the American occupation air force, and Air Marshal Sholto Douglas, British air chief, will exchange squadrons of planes to work with each -other. , A squadron of Americans will fly on regular .schedule with a group of RAF planes aada squadron of RAF planes will operate with , and in an American group. - , - " ' EE Eisenhower Claims SOlYears Needed to Re-Educate Nazis -' ' t By Nolaad FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct belief today it would "take 50 years Germany in democratic ideals, and said that a far as he was concerned "the ban on Nazis will be permanent'! 1 If anyone believes we re going to prosecute another war, he's crazy, that's all," Eisenhower asserted, adding that the denazification orders of the Potsdam con ference were "right down my alley.". ; - The American commander ex pressed irritation with press' criticism, "mostly by implication," of U. S. policies and administration in occupied Germany. He said the criticism to which he referred was mostly inferences that "we are not going to carry out the Potsdam agreement in detail. " "We got our orders from Pots- National Guard To Come Home WASHINGTON, Oct 12.-(if)- The? war department is planning to return" all national guard divis ions to the states witnm a year. A circular letter from the national guard bureau to state adjutant generals, disclosed today that the intention if to deactivate all divisions now overseas within a short time after their return to the United States, retaining them under federal control while 'a troop basis plan is prepared for a postwar national guard.. The circular, taken in combination with recent announcements from the theaters, shows this stat us for the 41st (Oregon-Washing ton-Idaho-Montana), .Pacific, Jan uary. . Withdraw Gas in Protest to OPA Price Sale of aviation gasoline at Union oil company service sta tions will be discontinued Mon day, officials announced today.; - The companx stated that a new OPA amendment prohibited the sale of any gasoline at a higher price . than Ethyl and that the company could afford . to sell this fuel at Ethyl prices. The product will be put on the market again when the OPA .amendment is adjusted or withdrawn, . they said. x;,. ' CRUSHED BT GRAVEL ' DALLAS, Oct 12 -(P- Pete Westbrook, 41, Falls City, was crushed to death today by a bunk er full of graveL Westbrook, truck driver, had just backed his truck under the bunker and stepped but when the) timbers collapsed. LOOK! Il's Ccafcj Thnrxday To its Elsinore 14 V ' 1 Tt Introduced Next Chief ; . ' if AUSTIN, .Tex, Oct 12 Fleet Adiniral Chester W. Nimtti was introduced to a central Texas audience of 4,000 persons tonight by Rep. Lyndon Johnson (D-Tex) a the officer slated next to become the commander-in-chief of the United States navy. '; f We are prdud of him for whit he did in thePacific, but we are going to be prouder still when we make him the next chief of naval operations, the commander In chief of the United States navy Said Rep. Johnson, a member of the house. naval affairs committee, j! ; .- . Nimitz departed twice from the prepared .' text of his speech' to praise General Douglas MacAr-thur. Giving credit for victory in the Pacific to the combined ' Efforts of the services, Nimitz said: "Between General MacArthur and me. there' was always a spirit of co-operation. "The-navy's principal task in the Pacific now is to support the occupation forces in Japan. The occupation is-progressing smoothly, and it will be effective If we will all be patient" . ''!; I : Nergaard I 12. - ;p) - Gen. Eisenhower expressed of hard work" to reeducate Nad to leave anything for Germany dam, and they are right down my alley. I say let Germany find out what it 1 means : tb start a war (In Berlin J Eisenhower's deputy, Lt Gen. Lucius D. Clay, said Ger many would:! have to be occupied "for at least a generation if we stay to do he job we have set out to da") I Speaking ft a news conference. Eisenhower 'also announced that Nazis would not be allowed to vote in forthcoming elections, . as serting that "a Nazi is a Nazi un- m ne proves mmseir, otnerwise and the burden .of proof, will fall upon the individual." : f - At the same time, Ma J. Gen. C. L. Adcock, head of the G-5 (military government) section of the United States forces in the European theater, explained plans to withdraw , riiost military government personnel from the lower levels, of German administration during the next few months. - The Ultimate objective. Adcock said, is to give the Germans ad ministrative control . up to .' the land" (state) levels with top ad ministrative heads responsible to the allied military authorities for carrying-odt their -policies. He expressed hope that "this could be achieved by June. ? HIE ENGINE LOANED PORTLAND. Oct 12-UPV-The city counci is loaning a fire engine to the; city of Tillamook for 60 days. All fire equipment in the coasiaUtown is out of order.. ." I ' ' "' -s " ; - . . .' - .-'j: -- ; ;!,-. fl - I ' fo)" 0 : Elfeciivo Sdiiriay, Odahr 13; 1SI5 . i Belucsn Salcn aid PcrUari fc r I ' -LEAVING SALEMi I 7:30 am. 8:30 a.m. .. . 1 10:30 a. m. - .? 1 12:15 p. m. l 1:45 p,m. . -- fr 7.' f! 3:00 p. m. V"::.:' i 4:05 p..m. J." 6:15 p. m. ' 8:10 p. m. ! 11:10 p.m. Depot - - Senator Hotel OHEGON STATESMAN. Solon. Rosebiirg Hotel WinsOverOPA ROSEBURG, Oct 12-0P)-Hold- ing a court order requiring the OPA to cease interfering with hotel rates, Manager C D. Albright today re-opened the Grand ho- tet :i.f Albright closed the building's doors Sept 27 ! in protest against ceiling price on rooms, which he charged made it impossible to operate at a -profit I " : "5 The temporary! injunction was granted by Circuit Judge Carl E. Wimberly, on the ground that the OPA was authorized to operate during the war ( emergency and that tha- emergency period1 has ended, '.' .; j - ' . Russell Named To State Post r - J - i Y- : WASHINGTON, Oct 12-jP)- Secretary of Stat Byrnes announced today that Donald S. Russell, would become assistant secretary of state for administration, to replace Frank McCarthy, Whose resignation was accepted yesterday by President Truman. Russell, a native of Mississippi, became an assistant secretary of state September 24, but it was announced at (that time that his specific duties would be -assigned later. " . r - During the! war, he served as special - assistant to Byrnes until 1944,; when he -was commissioned a major and served with the VS. army in France. , '' . Fenix to "jTalk At Dallas Luneh Speaking before the Dallas Chamber of Commerce at its noon luncheon Friday on the subject of "Personnel' Management," Robert W. FeniX, business manager and professor of business administration at WUlamettej university, emphasized 'that during the present period of reconstruction there is a greater -need than ever before for a closer understanding of the employer-employe relationship, j I Professor Fenix, graduate of the Harvard university school of business and the Stanford graduate business school, will teach a special course in industrial relations during the fall semester at Willamette which begins October 25. Mother Ends Life in 'Frisco I ... !f SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 12-(vP) Mrs. Stella Kramer of Edmonds, Wash., was found dead in a booth in a Market street restaurant late today and police said a small emp ty bottle and a note on the table indicated she had taken her own life. " ' ' If' Officers said the note read: "Goodbye my children. This that people are trying to do to mother is so unjust Goodbye with love Mother," Attempts are being made by police to notify , her family. She was in her late fifties. LEA VINO POHTLAini 8:15 a. m. . 9:45 a. m. 11:30 a. m. .12:45 p.m. j if - 2:30 p. m. . 4:00 p. m. ' ' " " "" ' : . 5:30 p.m. - .-- . l7:4$p.m. ; ! u 9:00 p.m. .. I i .H ..." . ' 11:00 p. m. ; t Rionav ' Oregon, Saturday Morning. October 13. 1343 j Negro Soldiers Rob Portland 1 Cafe Patrons i PORTLAND, Ore, Oct 12 P) Witnesses of an early morning holdup fracas in a Portland negro quarter viewed several hundred soldiers at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., tonight ' in an attempt : to locate participants. - ; The fray, which ended in a police-riot cmll, broke out in the Acme cafe today when a group of negro soldiers entered - brandishing revolvers." I ; i Five negro soldiers who enter-! ed the army from New York City and daim to be Okinawa veter ans, were jailed here after three negro civilians identified them as participants. The civilians, robbed during the holdup, watched several hundred negroes file into mess, trying to recognize another 10 soldiers be lieved to have escaped, r Patrons of the Acme cafe reported that the .soldiers appeared there about 4 ajn. While police moved into the club, several of the soldiers appeared at the Key j stone cafe across the street anal ordered five customers to hold up their hands. Floyd ' Mack, negro ' civilian, told police one soldier knocked a man to the ground. When Mack protested, he said, the soldier struck him, and robbed him of a diamond ring. A checkroom girl reported aer cash box emptied at gun point ' , Both civilian police and mili tary intelligence officers were in vestigating. - The negro witnesses failed to recognize any other participants during the mess "lineup,'' Sgt Dan Mi tola -aid later. He added that the five negroes now under arrest . returned from Okinawa only ay few days ago but had mA served there in combat They had been in the Pacific, he- said, two months.1 . De Gaulle Asks Part in Pacts PARIS, Oct 12-JP-Francer will consider herself bound only by agreements she helps to make, Gen. De Gaulle declared today in asserting that France should! par ticipate in writing peace agree- a a; . il i a.l V 1 menus, including wose wua: oai-kan nations. ' De Gaulle said he was confident that difficulties involved in reaching peace settlements would be solved, but that he did not be lieve that solution of them by the Big Three nations was "the best solution." Arguing for a role by France in such discussions, the French lead er said "France is - looking, after her interests with the greatest good will toward all other pow ers.' SHIP LINE TO START ' PORTLAND, Ore Oct I2-(JP)-McCormick Steamship lines will begin service between Portland and the Atlantic ' coast next month, officials said today. CONTINUOUS EVERY LAST TIMES TODAY Where ftlen Fouihl al lho Snap of a Garler . . . HT 1 11 J f . v : i - I COMPANION FEATUBE JOIN IN THE FUN . TO HIS GREATEST THRILL! 4 r 't Sinrls m x TW 1T.U3 CO-rEATU22 jctp'Mag Allied Flier rNow Awaits Trial ? . By Dmaae TOKYO, Saturday, Oct 1J. - who boasted in his diary he "magnificently' beheaded an allied pris oner of war, is an Australian disclosed today. . ', 1 He is Kennetir Yunone, captured April 23, 18444 Yunone, a civilian with the assumed rank: of navy lieutenant, wrote of the execution: . 'h 1: c- - yi 1 ''- ' "I really, believe I was mignifl- cent" v-.::' i. .' - j, l V .Vf. CTha diary contained this pass- Accident Toll 4t Home Tops War Casualties CHICAGO, Oct 12-tflVTbtal war -casualties for 'the United States, including killed, wound J, mi.ssing and prisoners, were 1,- 070,324 but the home front acci dent toll during the war read: ed 3(5,355,000, the National Safety Council reported today. The figures cover the period from Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, to V-J day, Aug. 14, 1945. Of the total war casualties the council listed 261,608 killed, 651,-911 wounded, 32,811. missing and 124,194 prisoners; On the- home front 355,000! were killed in accidents and 3fl,000,000 injured, in cluding: 1,250,000 permanently disabled. I - - The traffic toll alone was 94,- 000 killed and 2,200,000 injured. Of the injured 270,000 cases involved permanent disability. Army j Asks End Of Dock Strike WASHINGTON, Oct. W.P)- The army and war shipping admin istration ealled upon striking long shoremen in New York. harbor to return to work to prevent further delay in the return of veterans from overseas. Secretary of War Patterson and Vice Admiral Emory S. Land, war Shipping administrator, telegraph ed Joseph P. Ryan, president of the international longshoreman's association, an urgent request to Use his influence to get the men back to work. - The situation in New York har bor has "materially retarded the return of American troops from Europe," they told Ryan. Medford Black Tornado Rolls to Another Win , MEDFORD, Oct 12 (Special) Medford s Black Tornado, seem ingly invincible against Oregon high school competition, took car of Eureka I high, considered a Northern California powerhouse, here tonight. 38 to 0 From the time the Tornado scored thrice in the first period, the outcome was never in doubt Medford led 25 to 0 at half time. Eureka, with almost the same lineup, gave Medford its toughest game (6-0) last year. - DAY FROM 100 PUfi j . . RIDE WITH GENE Dnmoil Sunday of mcitw tevtas o hs scan XLO:DS 1LYUT Beheaded Heaneasy, -' (JP) - A Japanese naval interpreter. prison camp awaiting trial, it was ' ! " at Hollaed ia, Dutch New Guinea, agei.M j,,,, .!.;;, .';' "24 October the affair of the prisoner of Malol airport This afternoon 1 mrself with, my own Japanese . sword beheaded an enemy soldier prisoner. This1 was new experience for me. But I screwed myself , to it Anything can be done if one resolves to do it to the best of one's ability. "And I am convinced that given complete confidence I can carry out any task successfully. I really believe I was magnificent Among the Japanese onlookers there were- many who - declared their admiration for my skill in making such an excellent stroke.1 Yunone was trapped by the Japanese custom of baring inner thoughts in a diary. The Japanese was identified by six - repatriated ' misskmari es who knew him at the time of the be heading. I . An exhaustive check by allied authorrUes had disclosed he formerly studied at St -John's college, - Winnipeg, Canada. Royal Canadian mounted police obtained the photograph which the mis sionaries recognized. Allied authorities said he ad mitted other killings. He was con fronted with a- mass of atrocity evidence In secret military files which only now- are being made public. The existence of the allied or ganization. ! which 'probed every captured document such as Yu none's diary never before has been disclosed. (The dispatch did not specify the -nationality of the beheaded flier.) CIO CONCLAVE AT EUGENE EUGENE, Oct 12 -P)- Annual convention of the International Woodworkers of America (CIO) will open here Nov. 13 with more than 400 delegates expected from IS states,1 British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. LAST fUIES TODAY - 2 HITS THE HOLE TOWN WHISPERED ABOUT THESE TWO!! ? - . f :r: 'Sufi's CoiHt Darid Nlmt la "Th, Way Hadf Starts Sunday - 2 Feainres yf ROMANCE. Y I ROYAL MANNER & I J vH L CO-FEATUEE Groups Asks Rehearing of runiuvnu, vcu i.-vtkp wtiM a vrv a t srw w resentatives of several Portland (roups dissatisfied with a corner's jury verdict that .the tailing ; of Eryin Jones by a policeman was justifiable homicide,' today peti tioned " Governor Snell to direct an investigation by : the attorney "geneTal.t '( ; Detective Bard Pureell testified at the trial that he shot the Negro in self -defense. I Jones widow testified her hus band thought the policemen were robbers and said the officers did not identify themselves before) breaking in. n . Asserting "the-' verdict constb bates an invitation to. lawlessness, a ; serious threat to the security of all persons in their own homes, and a grave miscarriage of - jus tice," the protesting .group said it believed an immediate investiga-. tion of the case should, be made by a Multnomah i county grand jury. British Take 2 Transports f WASHINGTON, OctH li-vV Britain's withdrawal of the big liners Queen Elizabeth and Aqui-tania as American troop transports today .distressed congress members who have been pressing for the speediest possible demobilization of the army. f "It is a great disappointment, acting . chairman Johnson ( D-Colo) of the senate military committee told reporters. . ! There was no disposition, how- tion so long as the ships are used to transport empire troops, f "We can't ask that our boys be given any preference over Canadian boys," Johnson commented. Tuscaloosa, Ala., was named for a Choctaw Indian chief whose name Tusca-Lusa meant "Black I Warrior i - ! i , Nigel . '. - rati izom crua i Shooting ILIASfV i - -I taM -W

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