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PAOtt TWO __ i>iB j iB-(B g < i < j(^ B>BB gl|gMiB«(B«BMMBIMi*i Alton High to Graduate 85 Commencement Program On Jan. 20 ALTON IVENINO TKLlOftAMf TUMDAY, JANUARY 10, ilM Alton High School will graduate approximately 85 students at commencement exercises Jan. 20. The commencement will be at Alton High auditorium at 8 p. m. The program includes prelude, Processional, "Pomp and Circumstance," and "Star Spangled Banner" by the Alton High band un der the direction of Guy Dukcr. Marlette Burt will lead the group in the pledge of allegiance to the flag and Rev. Virgil W. Corrie will give the invocation. The high school choir will sing "Ave Vcr- num Corpus," "Russian Picnic," and "Soon Ah Will Be Done". Daniel R, Blount will give the address, followed by the presentation of the Cane and Chain by Spencer Dunham, president of the graduating class, to the president of the June graduating class. 1. B. Johnson, superintendent of schools, will present honors, after which H. Edward Meyer, member of the board of education, will present diplomas. The program will close with benediction and recessional. Tentative list of graduates In eludes: Robert Eugene Ackormnn, Louise Frances Arsht, William Leo Ash, Gerald Ralph Bacus, Rebecca Ann Baker, James Bal.emon, Pat rlclft Ann Beard, Howard George Boker, Frederick Charles Branv ley, Harold Lee Brenner, Evelyn M. Breyfogle, William Marlette Burt, Jerreldlne Ruth Byrd, Patsy Joanne Cato, Suzanne Wells Clark, Carol Lorlmer Combs, Carl Daniels, Bill Gene Davis, Shirley May Dltterline, Barbara Jean Sally Ann Duncan, Spencer Franklin Dunham, William Knot. Earl William Fay, Shirley Beth Funk, Marcelia Faye Furtwcng- ler, Lovelle Rae Gibson, Patricia Ann Gibson, Alyce Ann Gissal, Ray Monte Graves, Frances Lorraine Haak, Helen Lucille Hass, Eddie Gerald'Hall, Norma Jean Helwlg, Eugene S. Hook, Gerald Lee Hoyt, Lola June Hubbs, Barbara Joan Huffstutler, Shirley Yvonne Hunt, Frank Edward Johnson, Robert Lee Johnson, Nina Bello Jones, Thomas William Keeney, Bonnie Sue Keith. John Joehl Keller, Wanda Lee Klmbrp, Donald Lee McCormlck, Elisabeth Mae McKinney, Phil Junior MacKelden, Loretta Marie Malone, Margaret Gertrude Mayhall, Larry G. Mead, Paul Glen Meeden, Patricia Lou Miles, Marilyn Morris, Doris Elizbath Nailer, Marvin Nichols, June Nickel), Carl Roland Nickens, William Lloyd Ogden, Frederick Richard Pestner, Jr., William Dean Popping, LeRoy Alan Reddish, Frank George Riga s. Emmett Edward Roberts, Sally Maureen Rust, Charlotte Marie Sawyer, Douglas Leon Shelton, Bettye Jean Simpson, Maurice E. Starbuck, Barbara Jean Stockdale, James Stanley Stromske, James Charles Taylor, Marjorie Lee Thomasson, Miriam Turner, Kdna Mardell Varble, Paul Ward, June Arlene Weber, Robert Gene Weber, Audrey Jean Whetzal, Janice Corbett Williamson, Johnny Everett Wilson, Cora Nettie Wtltkler, aid Jan Lee Winkler. Grand Jury May Finish by Friday EDWARDSVILLE. Jan. 10. — The new grand jury Impaneled Monday by Judge R. W. Griffith in connection with opening of the January term of Circuit Court, continued in session today, with prospects of concluding its investigative duties by Friday. State's Attorney Austin Lewis said he expected to present about 20 criminal cases to the grand jury, which also will inspect county Institutions as part of its routine work. Amos E. Bonham of Collinsvllle was appointed foreman of the grand jury. Other members are, by townships and communities: Sylvester Tipsword, William W. Schmidt, Kenneth H. Travis and James W. Norrii, all of Alton; Roy X. Bertels, Dorsey; Annie M. Gregware, Lester J. Motz and Genevleve M. Shepard, Edwardsvllle; Paul A. Wldlcus and Leonard E. Frcy, St, Jacob. Dorothy R. Volgt, Albert Blom, Alhambra; Frances Acarl, Collinsville; Melba J. Olive and Charles Sievers, New Douglas; Raymond J. Frey and Christ J. Schwartz, Highland; John E. Meier, Troy; Frank Hagenbruch, Marine; Carl A. Ranft, James C. Gordon, and John R, Lasky, Granite City. The two-week period, beginning Jan. 30, has been set aside for trial of criminal cases in Circuit Court. Fred E. Keetie Rite* At West Alton Church f uneral rites for Fred E. Keene former West Alton, Mo., fesi' «tnt, who died Saturday at Silver Lake, Mo., were conducted at 2 p. m. today In West Alton Community Church by the Rev. Hubert L. Sparks. Burial was in Enene- zer cemetery. Pallbearers were T. Thomure W. Thomure, H. Thormure, Curtis Twitchell, John Bridgeman and Marion Douglas. Gaming Warrants Continued From Pas* 1. name 16 persons on one charge each of operating a racing nahd- book on Jan. 5. Two Individuals charged in a single information each with "violation of the gamins inws" .Jan. 3, by distributes punchboards and bingo trees, were Bert Heydrick, Alton and William Davis, Kdwardsvllle. M»t Persons Churned Charged with handbook opera- lions and locations listed in the Informations were: George Bauer )09 West Broadway, Alton; Peter G. Mehilos, Fourth and Belle, Alton; Harold Schreiber, 626 Broadway, Alton; John Wllhltc, lla East Ferguson, Wood River; Elmer Nichols, 403 St. Louis road, Col linsvllle; Harold Burns, 115 East Main, Collinsvllle; Sam Kasslng, 809 St. Louis road, Collinsvllle. Walter Weir, 326 West Main, Collinsvllle; Mack Zamrlone, 11! East Main Collinsvllle; Alfred Miller, 222 North Main, Edwards ville; Wlllam Hlnes and Wesley Blazier, respectively at 836 and 814 Main, Venice, addresses of the Hyde Park handbooks. All except Alfred Miller previously pleaded guilty and paid fines on handbook charges. ( Bench warrants based on the new group of gambling charges were prepared Monday noon by County Clerk Eulalla Hotz and turned over to the sheriff's office for service. Arraignment of the 18 defend ants, whose ball has been set at $500 each, is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. Friday In County Court. Charges of dice game operations were conspicuous by their absence from the new set of gaming in- formations. In previous sets ol informations, at least several individuals were charged with "keeping a common gaming house" and paid fines ranging as high as $2600. When asked why charges of dice game operations had been elim inated from the list, State's Attorney Lewis said he had been in formed that no craps games now are running In the county. Asked further when such games had "folded" and who closed them, Lewis said: "All I know from my Information Is that the dice games are closed." Sheriff's Statement Sheriff Harrell, also queried on the subject, said: "I don't know anything about gambling operations Inside corporate limits of cities and villages in Madison County, but in unincorporated areas of the county there are no dice games or handbooks in operation." The big commercial bingo game at Collinsvllle Park, whose operators previously have pleaded guilty to "keeping a common gam ing house," also was excluded from the new set of gaming charges. The Hyde Park gambling estab lishmcnt at Venice was reported to have closed its casino Dec. 24, while continuing operation of its handbooks. The "200 Club" at Madison resumed handbook oper atlons Nov. 10 and four hand books were reported to have re opened recently at Granite City after a long shutdown. Other "bookies" in urban centers over the county have kept In operation. Move Launched Continued From Page 1. Edwanisville Women to Hear State'Chairmen EDWARDSVILLK. Jan. 10. Miss Helen C. Qrundage, legislative chairman of the Illinois Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, will speak at the EdwardsviUe chapter's dinner meeting here Thursday evening. Jan. 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church. , Miss Brundage has served on the Illinois federation's state board for a number of year*. She also has beea a**clated with the Mllll- kin National Bank In Decatur, ftotiurtd 9» the evening program will be vocal selections by Mill Ha JUffaelle. East Alton, edl- |«r of the Saurtlelf College school , Mitf Raffaelle, who has th* ... 4l0»e< l»lng listed in "Who's •-*< »• • Dlec* of Mia* Jennie WUle chairman of the ,,^, ^^ fM physical education ainjnpr*.* the Ww.rt.vlllH " " . . . \ , „ ^^^ wMl be In charge of ..!*• frown, ih« local elub'i .•MJMNTM* slon clven It by the council be pushed forward. The commission opened IU meeting yesterday by holding a conference with the Rev. father Walter Depplsh as representative of the Catholic parochial schools and Principal fl M. Lemmon of Alton High school as representa- Ive of the public schools on a proposal to set certain hours with- n which the school safety stops, nalnly indicated by "roll-away signs" are to be effective. The matter came up because of a request by the state highway department that where roll-away .igns are' placed on state route extensions in the city they must be set out only at hours actually needed to protect school children noving to and from schools, instead of all-day periods. It further had been suggested that legal effectiveness of the safety-stop ordinance will be increased by hav- "ng the measure set the hours. At Ing I H CityV49Fire Los8$177,245 Chief's Annual Report Lists 436 Alarms Alton's fire loss per capita In •1949 was $4.43, according to the year's report, by Fire Chief Lewis, to be presented to the city council. The total loss in fires last year was $177,245, as compared with a total of $127,700 In '48. There were 436 alarms in '49 and 405 In '48. December was the forty-sixth consecutive month In which there was no loss of life In a fire in which the Alton department was called, Chief Lewis pointed out in conjunction with his reports. Old Cathedral Bigntest Ix>s» The biggest fire of last year — In terms of value loss — was the one that swept the Old Cathedral on State after It was struck by lightning July 20. The total loss In that fire was listed as $78,000, to building and contents. The total value of property Involved In fires covered by the year's report — which Includes the Alton area with Its population estimated at 40,000 and extent of 6 square miles — was $3,158,400. Of this total, $2,124,700 .was listed as buildings and autos and $1,033,700 as contents. A total of $2,292,100 Insurance was carried on these properties, with the Insurance loss of $168,620. In 1948, the value of properties Involved In fires was considerably less than In '49, being only $2,688,875. In commenting on the '49 report, Chief Lewis said he regarded as significant the fact that fires last year did not cause loss of employment and the only two that would have caused unemployment were at Titchenal Feed Co. on Belle and at the Wilson Army Store on Broadway. However, the chief said, at each place the employes continued at other tasks on the premises. Launch Inspections Firemen this week launched their first-of-the-year Inspection, the chief said. They will survey conditions of fire protection in public buildings, theaters, hotels, hospitals, schools and business houses. The alarms received In 1949, In the order of frequency, were: Grass 85; autos and trucks 79; flues 33; wiring 29; oil stoves 25; rubbish 25; investigations 25; dumps 17; smoke 16; public service 16; open flame 11; cigarette 11; electric motors 11; unknown 8; lightning 6; furnace 6; ashes 5; sparks 5; false calls, matches, first aid, petroleum products, 4 each; out-of-city 3; grease and cumbus- tion 2; unnecessary, illuminating gas and fumigating, one each. i Gould's PurchiMe Home Purchase of a home at 717 Park drive was announced today by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gould, proprietors of the Gould Music Co., 412 East Broadway. Mr. and Mrs. Gould have been residing in a cottage at Clifton Terrace for the past year or so since addition of a baby to their family made continued occupancy of an apartment across the street* from their store Inadvisable. They purchased their Park avenue home from Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kolkmeyer, who have purchased a larger home in Upper Alton to accommodate their family. The Gould's expect to get possession of their new home about the middle of the month and will have completed their move into it about the first of February. . Plan to Boost Postal Rates Gets Scant Backing WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 — OW— President Truman's proposal to add another $395,000,000 to the nation's postal bill received scant sympathy on Capitol Hill today. It was accorded no chance of success by lawmakers dubious of getting even a third of thai increase past congress at this session. Bills upping postal charges slightly more than $100,000,000 now are before the House and Senate. The Post Office Department has especially sought higher rates for newspapers, magazines, etc. | HOUSE TOPN.K OFF-RIVER BANK-This picture was made !at exact instant clubhouse residence on Yarnell road, near Long i Beach, St. Louis County, toppled off a bank which had been under!cut by flood waters from the Mera.mec river, yesterday. No one was in the frame structure, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ruetz, when it fell.—Photographer had taken a position on a nearby bank when it appeared the remaining ground would be insufficient to support tho building.—AP Wirephoto. Singing Career at Stake Roulette-Playing Horse Has BlaseRenoBlinkiiig, Wins $300 Ernst Scheiter Elected President Of Food Dealers Ernest Scheiter, 50, 3422 California, was elected president of the Madison County Retail Food Deleters' Association by its board of directors at a meeting Monday night at the Hamer grocery on State. Retiring president is C. "Bud" Hamer. Scheiter came to Alton eight years ago from Mt. Olive. He is married, has two children, and is proprietor of a grocery at 606 East Broadway. He is a board member of the Progressive Association of Grocers of Staunton. Other officers elected by the Madison County group Monday, according to O. O. Childers, publicity spokesman, are Nelson Dietschy, vice-president; William H. Knupp, Rosewood Heights, secretary; Ed Keller, Elsah, treasurer. Plans were discussed for the annual association benquet slated in April. The next monthly membership meeting is scheduled Jan. 18, 7:30 p. m., at the Mineral Springs hotel. Coal Strike Continued From Pag* 1. • iresent, stop periods are left by he ordinance to discretion of school authorities. As result of the discussion, the commission adopted a recommendation to City Council that the stop ordinance be amended to provide the following periods when stops shall be in effect: Paroch- al schools, 7:30 to 9 a. m., 11:45 o 1:00 at mid-day; and 3 to 4 >. m. Public.schools, 8 to 9 a. m.; .1:45 to 1:15; and 3:30 to 4:15 >. m. Alton High school area, 7:30 a. m. to 8:30 a. m.; 11:30 to 1:30; and 3:30 to 4:15 p. m. igh School Band to Play Concert Tonight at Auditorium Alton Hi«h Band musicians completed Intensive preparations Monday night for tonight's pre-com- moncement concert In the school auditorium. The concert starts at 8 o'clock. The preparations had to be concentrated between the end of football season and the present—with the Christmas holidays steppint. into the picture—because conductor Guy Duker wanted to give his mid-year graduates a chance to participate. Dress rehearsal was conducted lost night at the auditorium. While sporting Us quota of standard serious and novelty numbers, taken from other than band repertoire, the program tonight also Is sprinkled generously with the IMS serious types such as marches and a trombone smear which only bands can play. Under the former head are von Suppe's "Light Cavalry" overture, SlbeUou* 1 "Valse *Trlste," Vall's "Loftdon Suite," Gershwin's Rhapsody in'Blue, YoumanC "Tea for Iwo," and P«UUa'f "& Relievo". Then there are the "Band of America" march by Lavalle, Alford's arrangement of "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise," Za- mecnlk's "World Events" march, and "Shoutln 1 Liu Trombone," by Flllmore. On the solo and small ensemble aide of the program are Rlmsky- Korsakoff's "Flight of the Bum- bit Bee," a tenor saxophone solo by James Conley, with Nina Jones as piano accompanist; and a clarinet quartet arrangement of "Dark Eyes" played by Louis Hoover, Wllma Prlvett, Arlene Bailey and Paul Becker. The concert Is one In a aeries presented In turn by major musical groups of 'the city's schools. The aeries was opened during the Christmas season with a concert by the high school choruses under direction of Mrs. Doris Sights Rue. Climaxing the series in the spring after other Junior high band and choral events, will be an outdoor musio festival comaialnf all de- the emergency injunction clause of the Taft-Hartley Act. No Action Until Wednesday Denham, studying unfair labor practice complaints filed by coal operators against Lewis, sent word to a reporter that it will be Wednesday or later before he can decide whether to seek court action to end the three-day week. In St. Louis, the citizens' fuel committee again has asked President Truman to do something about the coal shortage. Disappointed by the President's failure to act after an appeal last week, the committee sent the White House another telegram yesterday saying that St. Louis has "about reached the breaking point." Black Market Flourishing The telegram stated that the coal black market here'"is flourishing" and added: "Hope you will take prompt actton help keep 1,000,000 fellow Missourlans warm. Please advise your action." Roscoe C. Hobbs, committee chairman, snid the black market is getting "up to 100 percent"' above market prices for coal. Another appeal was sent to the President yesterday by Presiding* Judge Luman F. Matthews of the St. Louis County Court. At the same time, Dr. Curtis H. Lohr, superintendent of the County Hospital, warned that ,the institution has only enough coal to last 24 hours. Judge Matthews said In hts telegram that he doesn't believe a three-day week for miners is sufficient at this time of the ye^r and urged a five-day week. Mrs. Feron III BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Jan. 10, W—Mrs. Maria Eva Duarte Peron, Argentina's first lady, was resting today from an attack of acute appendicitis. The wife of Argentine President Juan D. Peron, suffered the attack last night while she was officiating at the opening of a new taxi union headquarters and social center. A Correction Occupants of the apartment at Sixth and Ridge, where a lounge was burned Monday, are Miss Sadie Simon and her brother Walter. The Telegraph erroneously listed the apartment tenants as Miss Simon and her brother John. EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING Jewelry Bvpalred •ave Time, «ave Meaty M •TOM RENO, Nev., Jan. 10. UP\-Lucky, the gambling horse, had even this blase town talking today. And that's exactly what his owner, 24-year-old Susan Wallace, wanted. She admitted it war: all a publicity stunt to further her singing career. Miss Wallace arrived from Hollywood with a $10,000 bankroll, Lucky And a car and trailer. She'found a gambling spot that didn't object to horsey customers, (It's run by a former publicity man.) The customers made r> double take when the white horse first walked in. Even the croupiers at the roulette wheels admitted it took them a while to get accustomed to a customer wearing horse shoes on his feet. This is the way Lucky does his playing: He takes a silver dollar in his mouth from Miss Wallace's hand. He moves up and down the table drops the dollar in a square. For each turn of the wheel he selects three numbers. Miss Wallace bets on the same numbers, Other customers play their cash on Lucky's horse sense, too. Miss Wallace said Lucky first learned to gamble shooting dl with the stable boys. He's sticking to roulette here. The horse's 24-year-old manager said she hopes to get enough money to continue operatic studies —either through Lucky's winnings or through a job from the pub llclty. She says she does all kinds of singing. Sunday, she won $300. She was about even last night. City to Ask Continued From Page 1. would mean about $800 of additional cost on tax collecting. The cost of collection is met from the fees earnings of the city for making the collection. The fee earnings this year were $24,100. Last spring, said Osborne, tax collections for 1948 here totaled $1,205,000 compared to $914,000 in the preceding year. For collecting, the council appropriated $7500 while actual cost was about $6400. His office now, he said, is Installing a card system to provide a permanent index for tax collecting that is designed to reduce collect- Ing cost, and which should offset thr higher pay for extra help. Urges Salary Boost Osborne also asked that salary next year of the deputy treasurer be raised from $2160 to $2400, tl • same basis as deputies in two other major offices. The two matters on which he made requests come under next year's budget, he pointed out, because most of the tax collecting job comes after the next fiscal year opens, April 1. Starting shortly, however, there will be need for extra typist clerks in his office so tax, indexing work may bo pushed forward in advance of delivery of the Alton tax books. Chairman Schaefer suggested that the committee hold the treasurer's request for action when the next budget Is made. Mayor Linkogle assured the committee that next year's appropriation ordinance will be outlined at an* early date so there will be full time for study and consideration of all details by aldermen. SPECIAL SALE MAUTIFUl CHENILLE Bedspreads HM Value $f"QQ NOW "0 . URGE FLUFFY DOTS AN Colon. ••Thrifty 1« Iff* Payments •» iHiall ¥*» Never M|ss tke Money! GATOLY BUM. W, Tklf* • ALTON ODwyer Stirs Heated Debate N. Y. Mayor Would Legal iae Gambling NEW'YORK, Jan. 10. <**—Own- bling popped up today as a hot political and moral issue in New York state after Mayor William O'Dwyer's proposal that betting on sports contests be legalized and supervised by the state. Chances for adoption of the proposal were viewed as dim at the state capltol at Albany where several members of the Republican legislative majority voiced opposition. 9 The mayor's suggestion, however, gave rise to spirited discussion in many quarter*. Some hailed the suggestion as practical horse-sense, In the view of realities. Others condemned state-licensed betting as a threat to the public morals. Still others—including the leaders of the sporting world — remained guardedly non-committal on the potentially hot political Issue. Some of the ferment stemmed from one of society's oldest ethical questions—the virtue or iniquity of the game of chance. But the big factor—says the New York City mayor—is this: Enforcement of present anti- gambling laws is onerously expensive and, further more, virtually Impossible because thousands of people want to bet, and do—even though It's against the law. In his surprise statement yesterday, O'Dwyer • said he would ask the state legislature for "courageous and sensible" action to legalize sports' betting and put it under strict'state control. This, he said, would bring bookmaking out from underground and drive the "criminal element" out of gambling, much as the repeal of prohibition purged the liquor trade of crime and violence. At present, only two states in the nation—Idaho and Nevada — have legal commercialized gambling, in varying-forms, according to the council of state governments. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey declined immediate comment. The Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, the nation's largest interdenominational Protestant body, opposed the plan on moral grounds.. New School Cost John P, Liner Ritet At Edwtrdsville Church Funttal rite* for Jdhft P. Uu«f, Bt father of JoMi W. Lauer, chairman «f Madison County Democratic Committee, were conducted at 9 a.m. today in St. Bonlfact Church, Edwardsville, BuHal **s In-Calvary cemetery, Edwartsvlile. J The> Rev. rather E, 3. Kekhart was celebrant of the solemn re* qulem mass: the Rev. Father A. J. Cepanls was deacon, and the Rev. Father Joseph Miller, sub- deacon. Pallbearers were Carl Schenk Jr., Jerry Bauer,* Gerald Springman, Erwin Manns, Roy Gelti, and Richard White. Soroptimists to Hear Schlosser C. J. Schlosser of C. J. Schlosser and Co., will speak on Income Taxes before a meeting of the Soroptlmist Club of Alton, Monday, Jan. , at Mineral Springs Hotel. ' The club resumed weekly an- slons Monday, after a holiday adjournment. . j . ' Mrs. Emll A. Huber, president, gave a report on the club's activities and plans for the future..She also presented a resume of the club's history. The Soroptlmist Club of Alton was organized Jan. 20, 1949, and was chartered Feb. 23. Miss Kathleen was named chairman of the budget committee, and Mrs. George. H. Shanahan, Miss Pauline Schroeder, Mrs. Lester A. Davis, Mrs. O. Homer Sturgeon and Mrs. Ralph Gould were named members of a music committee. Mrs. Shanahan is music chairman for the South-Central region. Leftover cooked rice keeps well in the, refrigerator If It is put Into a covered container. Continued From Page 1. the two fuels involved. Total figures based on the opin Ions of the board members con. earning the alternates, however, put the cost of the building, completely equipped, at slightly more than $700,000. Johnson gave the board a rough estimate of the amount of money necessary to furnish the building with desks, chairs, and other equipment and explained that he could/ give a closer estimate when bids were opened on equipment for the Johnson street school. Because the board has promised not to exceed a tax rate of $1.20, several members expressed the opinion that the cost is too high to construct the building. Much of the equipment must be paid for by tax money from the' educational fund, according to Schlosser, and whether the money can be produced from a budget based on a tax rate of $1.20 is a question which the board is still to decide. Johnson was instructed by .the board to make a further study of the financial situation of the district , and determine how much money can be made available for equipping the building. CATCLYS BRINGS YOU A SENSATIONAL SELLING of Deluxe Satin Covered 100% Wool Comforters 25.75 VALUI_ ^ **** Now'12! 9 • Wormth Without Weight • All Wool, Double Bed Sise • Long Weoring Satin Cover • Plastic Comforter lag FREE BB TUBITFV Ui met BUY OUT OK PIN MONBV ON ONK BAiV "BUDOCT ACCOUNT" CATILY ILDC. ALTON B»»l^^~ WitnessAgainst Bridges Lied Admits 30'Y*ir Masquerade Over Birth, Education SAN mNCMCO,lraft. 10. <*( —The 30-year masquerade of a major government wltnttt was up for further examination in the Harry Bridges 'perjury trial today. Bridget' lawyen yesterday compelled ex-communist Editor Lawrence Seton ROM to admit he lied about his name, hie origin and hit •choollng. He uld It had been hit own secret for 86 yeart — even his wife didn't know the truth. ' In a statement admittedly forced by defense questioning, Ross admitted his legal name was not Ross, he was not born In Kentucky, was not the son of a Kentucky planter and was not schooled In Kentucky. This reversed his previous* testimony as to his own identity. His real name, he said, Is Rosenstein. He was born in West Poland. His father Is a New York garment worker. He and other members of his family followed his father to New York from Poland in 1910. He was schooled In New York City. ROM, 46-year-old managing editor of the Cotton Trade Journal at Memphis, Term., has testified ha knew Bridges in the mid-thirties as a fellow Communist. He said' Bridges was elected to the party's national central committee In 1936. He stuck by these statements under renewed defense cross-examination after he re- identified himself. Bridges, Australian-born leader of the CIO Longshoremen's Union, is charged with perjury for testifying at his 1945 naturalization hearing that he had never been a Communist. THRIFTY HOMEMAKERS Have Been Waiting for CATELY* SHEETS AND of CASES CANNON PEQUOT $2.99 volue $3.99 volue ALL TORN SIZES! 81x108 Pillow Cases 42x36 SNOWY WHITE SHEETS $2.79 value. NOW $2.51 ea. NOW $2.69 ea. NOW $3.89 ea. $5.99 value . NOW $539 pr. PILLOW CASES $1.59 Vahw . . NOW (1.44 pr. $1.98 Valiu . . NOW $1.7S pr. $2.29 Volut . . NOW *2.0t pr. $3.91 Volut . . NOW O.M pr. SKMd Fkor... Tib llmtw. ATCLY. 'I (' A k I M I N CATHY HOC W. THUD ST. ALTON

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