The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 17, 1948 · Page 9
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Ike Kew», JUiy IT. 8. E. Meyers Is Dismissed From Armv |To Show Soap Box Derby Movies Toda v Italy's Red Boss Survives Assassination Attempt Washington. July i6 ..4*--Ben- On the eve of tomorrow's final aert E. Steyers, orce aa Air Force inspection and trial runs, the Fred- major general and now a convict in · erick News aid The Post, in col- disjrace, was dismissed today from laboration w ith the TivoH theater iv ill show movies of national Soap Box Derby contests from ail parts of the nation. txiay. xraaed forces. President Truman issued :he order under a section of the Articles of War which permits the Presi- Warner Bros 'motion picture dent to dismiss any officer who company, as a c;vc service pr;or has been in prison or oenitectiary ! « the " running of the derby confinement for three months following conviction. The ex-genera! went to ;ai!, in the District of Columbia, four months ago yesterday. Convicted In March Sleyers was convicted lat March by a federal jury of ,ndac:r.g a former business associate to !:e under cath :o a Senate committee wartime aviation contracts held b a firm in which Meyers was financially :r.terestei Subsequently he wa sentenced to serve 20 mon:h-= to five years in prison. The fonder Army Air Force officer previously had been stripped of his retirement pay as a major general K- alo forfeited his decoration:---the Distinguished Ser. vice Medal and *he Legion cf Merit Meyers' business activities, while he was serving in the Army Air Force, first were browaht to light during a Senate inquiry into a:r- plsne contract 11 held by Howard Hughes Senate investigator* then concentrated on Meyers" deals and he Wednesday, co'cr. sound-Sim of the 1946 Soap Box Derby including views of preliminary races : f : various c.ties of the countr The derby film runnins 20 minutes. w;H be added to the regular programs todav at the TI\Q'.., Mgr Jack F"o:ney --aid For the benefit oJ ivibsvnaeri from Montgomery. Car:ol! and ths county. The Xews a: s .d The J'ost. have arranged for iree- noxs '.ng of Ihe Washington Evening Star's recently sponsored Cap; al Svap Box Derby, at the Y. . I C. A jud:t- onum. cont'r.uously fsurn 7-9 to- :i!Eht. Projectionist Pete Crutn. % .\ill offer four shoviings of tv.o Soap Box Derby !;!sn». to the guest audiences, either adult or children at tne Y. starting, at 7 p :n There -.s ill be ro admission charge whatsoever. A co'or tibii of the 5946 National Sojp Box Derby ;.: Akron O . \\ill be shown in addition to the Washingto-i races Both film's have music and sound continuities . The Ore-race. Saturday night ball} hoo. is intended to point up two important local dates for She Oxygen Given To Togliatti lievcd there would b« n«w bloody outbreaks. Meanwhile, Italy's government I disclosed it will seek to outlaw ! political strikes such as the latest. J called in Communist protest' State Police stand a strong chance ! Rome. July 16 i--Oxvgen and against the attack on Togliatti. | of getting the $32,000 confiscated 1 American-made penicillin "were «»d-' , Premier Alcidc De Gasperi an-. by them in a gambling raid on i ministered tonight to Communist nounced the plan to Italy's turbu- j Rocway Towers, near Laurel, last ; boss Palmiro Togliatti. Doctors ^nt Parliament. - ] June 5. unless private claims are said he is holding his own. He told the Chamber of Dep- j Togliatti. shot Wednesday by a uties that the interests of the na- s Sicilian" assassin, developed pneu-; tion's economy demanded an end. I ,-n.onia last night, mostly in his right" to "political strikes" and that the " Rm ·government would seek legislation *° d ; Pension Fund Mar G*t 932,000 Seized Money Ellicott Oty. July 16 «*,--Tne positively established in court Msiton Baxley, clerk of the 1 lung. He had been reported weakening. i His wife. Senator J and student-son, ! his bedside for ''· Dr. Pietro · three physicians, attending To; gliatti. was asked whether he thought the Communist leader had -../aid President o5 ' a chance to survive. He replied: chief of a union organisation, said \\ ho. holds in custody $32.123 of which 520,000 is claimed by Wal, ter Novak of Takoroa Park, identi- strike." Gasperi police raid. "Yes. by all means." All but two of the have not done like «K.lemeift Golt- defendants were convicted of gambling charges and sentenced by Judge Janies Clark \Vednesday to a year in the House of Correc- power. Czechoslovak!' \\ho. while still Italy's 7.000.000-member Labor chief of a union organization- said : tio:i. Confederation, meanwhile, began immediately he achieved to crack up over the ill-fated. 36- Xot enough of strikes'." hour general strike which ended at noon. strike Denounced Washington Dairies Italy's anti-Communist labor ^ . leaders called for an autonomous .Not 1O RaiSC Price iXEA Radio-TeSephoto' F'jil'tter. and b s'.ar.der.- i.t-:p ;.- P,.! TojjZiatti. 35, Italy's top Communist boss, is lifted i.'sto an ambulance ;n Rome, afte: iye.,.^ ~;.ot .'jn: t:::,t- at the dvos? ot Parliament by a 25-vear-old Sicilian law .student The \\ould-uc a--a^. : . v.a 3 a:':ested u:i the ipo t Seriouslv wounded. Togliatti u!ider-.\ent an operation a.-sc: cig.'i*. :r^nIu«.y:ss. ·-Exclusive photo by XEA-Acme staff correspondent -'·!3 t 5:!no Ascan: ' Reds Protest Togliatti Shooting -864.801 Registered Voters In MarvlamI union "free of all party influences.'". They sent a stiffly-worded 'letter to the Confederation's Communist dominated executive committee denouncing the strike as a ^violation of the Confederation's constitution. Their letter called for an "ex- · traordinary national meeting of . . : Christian Democrat Union leaders" i }' ! to create a "democratic and auto-! *" nomous union . . . free of all party influences and operating in a way to reform the rights of labor." It was rumored during the trial thst a "0-year-old woman living in quarters above the road house might :ay claim to S12.024. State Police reported, however, thai the woman disclaimed knowledge of the money when they took it from Washington. Juiy IS --Washington dairies are no: planning any milk price Increases unless production costs go up. a:i oSiciai of the Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers Association said today. Asked about a possible rise :a Stimore milk prices announced yesterday. Bruce Derrick, of the association, said Washington area milk always has been a cent the building. I A State law provides for rever- MOir! of money confiscated by State Police :o their pension fund unless other claims are established. State Po5;ce believed this was the largest amount of cash ever confiscated :n a Maryland gambling raid. The letter was signed by the Con- , «g^f,^ ca^?'^-^ federation's Christian n^ m ~-,-nt - aa..and Coope.a.i.e 3IiU Pro- accused by the Government of first Ioc;i! Derby j o i n t l y .-sponsored having received tvore than $150000 from Aviation Electric Company, a Dayton. O . plane parts firr.i. Meyers still face"; a maze of by the News-Post. Junior Chamber of Commerce and Key Chevrolet Sunday afternoon, at 2 p ;n at the Frederick Armory, the liual in- other legal proceeding^. sncJuuinc spections of the bo -built racers set? of income tax fraud cases in Baltimore and Davton. Cliilcl Thrown To Death. Police Sav will be Riven to qualify them, and numbers assigned for the race on West Patrick street. 2 p m. -DST 1 . Wednesday. Twenty-eiKht soap-box drivers have already passed inspection of their cars. Almost as many more entries are suit eligible to be qualified prior to race time Wed- ne«=day. Trials, under supervision and Cincinnati, July 16 '.-? -- Patricia Jackson, 8. stopped to buckle her shoe on the 125-foot-high Western Kills viaduct today and seconds police guard, wil! bV permitted ail later was thrown over the railing entries shovuni; up tomorrow nf- to her death. ternoon. oa the Bentz street hiU Police arrested a six foot. 4 inch, , in front of the Armory, between gaunt man needing a shave, whc 2-4 p. m Racers from all three gave the name of Harry Robertson, counties included in the Frederick 33. on a charge of murder after franchise, are assured for the race. passing motorists and pedestrians Chairman Warner L. Bnttam said seised him. Ke said he lived in Richmond. Va.. had served three years for housebreaking there and had been in an Army mental hospital. He blamed his actions on -voices' he heard a r,d on "radioactivity.- last night. . . lUVCrsity .-, r. ;l,l- » e iSlllIdlllg Program I Jack Jackson, the child's father. had er after Bobenson statement to police. John Theobald and Waiter Backherms. motorcyclists, said they saw the girl seized and tben sent Baltimore. July 16 .-P--The Uni- j versity of Maryland proposed to- improvements costing a IS39.715.700 at College Park. cess An,.e. Baltimore. Salisbury and Crisficld. The program wa^ submitted to . ... , -he State Planning Commission for screaming over the ra;ung to her review. death. It brought to more than · -TM_ * ^ ~^ .- ~ ^, S56.000.00J the estimated costs of They told Detective Cmef Clem capital improvements for the next 50 iv.-o years submitted by state insti- 2VIerz that the man was about feet from them at the time, and that he rushed at Patricia's three- year-old brother. Charles and Edna Kid-well, 11. Edna told Merz: '"He was just a few feet from us when I picked tip Charles snd ran." Patricia's body landed in the storage yard of a trucking company. DRIVER COXnCTED Carroll F. Fitzwater. 24. Gaith- uiuons to :he p l a n n i n g commission. Estimates still are to be made by i :he four State teacher colleces. ' four penal institutions, and four . tuberculosis sanatoria. i Dr. H. C. Byrd. university president, in a letter accompanying the program said it does not include ' the university's entire iwo-vear building pls-i^. "This program does not include ' $1.500.000 which is the estimated cost of a college of vetcrinarv Democrat leaders. Giulio Pastore and Luigi Morclli and by Ferdinando Storchi. president of the Association of Catholic Workers of Italy. Government workers in Padua and Treviso were reported to be At Odds With Policy They were at odds with the aolicy which set up the strike. 206 wounded in disorders throughout Italy during the trouble period. If Togliatti dies, most Italians be- Annapolis. July 1C -P--Maryland has at least 864 801 registered voters. The Secretary of Stales oflice reported that figure todav after a compilation of city and county reg- demandins , withdrawal from the sstration book-. Leftist-led GGIL H was c:ted as a minimum, since four counties were recorded with the same number as in 1946. the last year of a state-wide election. Current figures have not been re- ce:ved from Baltimore. Cecil. Somerset or Worcester counties. administrative assistant J. P. Brock said. A new genera! registration is scheduled for Baltimore county ! this Fall, when an accurate count j will be available. Brock added. The state registration exceeds 1 that of 1946 by 35.561. It follows a . steady trend of increasing each . year. Brock said. Democrats hold ' ' more than 2-1 edge with 593.086 registrants. Republicans claim , 248.707. The remaining 23.008 de- j clined to indicate party adherence. I Baltimore city boasts the great, est number of new eligible x-oters. i Its Democratic registration of 277.- . | 339 is about 26.000 more than two ' I years ago. while the Kepu'olican [ total of 80.684 shows a gain of more i than 5.000. Most consistent county is Talbot. i In two years the Eastern Shore · | county registered \~o additional ] Republicans and jus: one new . Democrat. duce^s. Inc. Milk prices here range from 20 to 22 cents z quart. The Baltimore price, set by the Maryland cooperative, went UD to 20 1 .: cents. COUPON SALE 2.9$ Bed Sheets. $1x99 2.*T 19c Men's Work Socks 18 for 99c 49c Child's Polo Shirts 3 for 9Sc 1.9S Tennis Shoes . . ... 9Sc 25c Rubber Heels Te Dr. Lvons" lOe Tooth Powder 5c FREDERICK 5 £ 10 41 South ."Market--Open Evenings Jumping animals, such as deer, and horses, have no collarbones. ' since they would be broken too. easilv. j Marching in a protest parade on the second day of the general strike that has almost paralyzed Italy. Communists carry a huge portrait of Palmiro Toffliatli. their ivounded leader. The strike was called in retaliation for the attempted assassination of the Xo. 1 Red boss in Italy. {Photo by XEA-Acme staft correspondent Julius Huml.) N ersburg painter, was ordered to nie f' cine - «' hSch t h e umvcrsity f s pay a S500 fine or serve six months un - acr considerable pressure to de- in the Rockville jail in Rockviile Police Court Thursday on a charge velop," he wrote. U. S. Judge Rules Against A. A. U. \V. Washington. July 16 -P--A Federal district judge ruled ioday the American Association of Up.iv- plies to meet agricultural demands this year. Cochran said despite doubled consumption of oil products by farmers since 1941 the industry v. as keeping pace with the demands He urged the farmers. WARNER BROS. OPERA HOUS TOMORROW AND MONDAY WILLIAM GARGAX IX "WATERFRONT AT MIDNIGHT* TODAY OXLY CHARLES S'lARKETT SMILEY BURXETTE In "SIX GUN LAW" ALSO SERIAL r WARNER BROS. I/ F R E D E R I C K TODAY OXLY "SING, COWBOY, SING with TEX HITTER ANY 6 OR S ROLL · FILM 35° DEVELOPED PRINTED 30 HOUR SERVICE ALLEN'S MARKET 8, 2nd ST. The president said the proposed ersit - v V-'omen exceeded it* auih- however, to anticipate, their new college will be ".eft up to the orlt " expel a and order in advance. of arsvitig: while drunk. ig offense in the last se\~en months. Thev sa:d Baltimore. S3.450.000 h:s perm;: was revoked after he ' a : /""iacess Anne. S60.000 at Cris- was convicted on last December. the first offense fie:d and 51^6000 at Sal:sburv. ICELAXD GETS LOAX Wahir.gion. July 16 ?--The First Marshall Plan lo?r-. a S2.300.- DOO crec.t to Iceland, was sn- naunced today by Econorr.-c Cooperation Administrator Paul G. Hoftrnsn. SERVING IX J.VPAX Private First Class Leonard Graham, son of M*. and Mrs. Join Graham. Germantown. !·= n o w ~ervirig as a truck driver v. ith the S^Sth Engine D^nip Truck Co:ri- pany. a part of the 5;h Er:Si: ;cr Construction Group statior.eci jr; Yokohama. Japan. Cobbling By Candlelight The national group ejected the local branch for refusing :n October. 19-J6 to admit a colored member. The National AAUW saio no , one should be denied membership r-n racial, religious or political grounds. It also charged the loca! branch's by-laws conflicted \ \ i t h the nal- :ona! by-laws \\ :th respect to membership. The Washington group contended there is nothing :n the national . charter or by-Jaws to prevent I branches from selecting members ; -.hey desire from apphcants deemed "eligible' by the national bylaws. Justice Laws, after a «.tt:dy of the national by-Jaws, said the ioca! branch nas the richt to choose i«s ' members, and that the only v.?y ;hc n a t i o n a l branch can eject the local branch by cha -.Sir.s the national b-!av.s at a national con' vention. Then he said if the loca! branch . ti!i refuses to accept negro nierr- bers. it may be l a w f u l l y exposed He said that untit last --ear the national AAVW lac:t: reccs-v.-cd the r:sht cf branches to ch^o.-e Tserrsbers. The face gets most ot k!es from laughing. worrv. its wrin- ot from KEYSTONE PAINTS When the he^t eo«t= «;o little why -nn!jromi;e on qiialuy" Complete Ine e-uerior. interior KnKhes. NICODEMl'S Paint Store 30 NORTH COURT ST. At TO GLASS I N S T A L L E D Frederick Paint Glass Store :33 North Market St.. Frederick. Md. Summer Values Men's Sport Shirts SI 49. SI.3S. S2.49 Men'* Summer Pa-ntt S1.5S. S3.9S. S3.9S Men"* SOc Hose 3 prs. for SI.00 Men's Dress Sliirls SI.9S. S2.43. S2.SS Men's Dress Shoes S3.3S. SJ.95. 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Till 10:00 P. SI. Easy Payment* I O V\ SERVICE Quick -- Confidential With Spring Bills to meet and Summer Expanses eominf «m, people are planning for the Immediate future- Let tts serve yotz today! Loans up to $1,500 on your Signature -- Auto -- Furniture -- Comaker, Etc. L O W R A T E S f T omp in today ~ ,Yfon«ir today GENERAL ACCEPTANCE 244 NORTH MARKET ST- FREDERICK. MD Experience Our qualifications to render a superlafu e service are portrayed bv pur enviable reputation Our duties are well performed our staff efficient and our facilities modern _ MODERN AND COMPLETE SERVICES C.E.CUNE SON EUNERAL. DIRECTORS AMBULANCE SERVICE · Phone: 35 5 CAN MEET DEMANDS Ballir-.orc July 16 T---p c? ;,-., c: Cochran. State cha:;n-.a:-! of the O:: I:-; 01:51 ry I n f - m a t i ^ n Co-:-^:fec 250 ila-ylard f loday there v. ;i: be ^;; TONIGHT UN'CLE CAL'S BARN DANCE BERNIE'S ARENA IN FREDERICK CONTINUOUS DANCING MEN'S SUITS '14.75 '19.50 S 24.50 '29.50 BARNEY'S . 25 K. MARKET ST. THEATER DAMASCUS. MARYLAND Damascus 2171 SATURDAY. JULY 17th TIM HOI,T In "Wild Horse Mesa" Star. I^inrcl O!i\er Hardy . . . _ - he largest to the smallest, has been hit . hard by curtailed electrical service, due to the Russian blockade against the western powers. Like thousand, of other b '° CKade Hans Kaufholt, a shoemaker, has to work by NEWSi»APERflRCHIVE®»-... NEXT WEDNESDAY! MUSIC GAMES DAXCIXG THE Annual MANOR Picnic DELICIOUS HAM AXD CHICKEX DIXXER 5 P. M. WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 WELCOME TO ALL JOSEPH F. THORNING. Kt-ctor "Flying Deuces" Cartoon Show*: 7:00. SCTAY and MONDAY, JULY 1STH -t 19TH N O W AT REGT.F. \K PRICKS Exacts a* orinna?ly shown l ) A \ i d O. Sflyniek's "Due! In The Sun" i j Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck ! Joseph Gotten [ Also ! Latest News Shons: S u n r i a j : 3.30 P. M . 6:08 P. M. S'46 r M · M n n r t a i - 7 on r. M. o.-,s P M. 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