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Today's News Today NEA FEATURE SERVICE A. P. t£ASED WIRE AND FEATURES VOL. LXV.--XO. 233. Run Today ' News--T.OoO " Post --8.57* Total--15 625 FREDERICK. Ml).. MONDAY. J U L Y li». I'MS. VEX PACKS Weather Forecast Partly cloudy w i t h a few isolated Plunder sho\crs in ue^t antf slightJy I'-KJlcr in ea*t portion tonight. Tue-- cl ij ·jomc cloudiness »nd warm viith t-'.iance of scattered showers in aftcr- n *on or everting. PRICE--THREE . B. Storm trutally jssaiilted ["that Local Man's Jaw Fractured On Both Sides When Attacked Near Fort Meade \V. jl-urtgis Storm, cashier o£ the Citizens National Bank and former president of the Maryland State ireiuen's Association, was under- ;oiag treatment at Frederick Memorial Hospital today for a jaw fractured on both sides when he wss attacked by several drunken men near Fort George G- Meade Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Storm and Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Edwards. Hagerstown. were returning to they: homes !cst night after spending the weekend St. Helena Island, in the Chesa- eake Bay, which is owned by Su- Raney, of Silver Spring, who their host, when the affair occurred. Sir. Raney is also a past president of the Firemen's Assn. They were near Fort Meade when they suddenly saw a truck coming in the opposite direction and completely on their side of the road. To avoid a head-on collision. Mr. Edwards, who was driving. veered to the left side of the highway and the cars passed \vith- u! any mishap, it was said. Looking through the rear window. persons in the Edwards car saw a man fall from the rear of the truck. They 'had previously stopped their car and they walked back to see if they coulcf^ be of assistance- Struck Without Provocation Before any one in the Storm-Edwards party could say a word, it as reported, one of the men struck r. Storm and knocked him down. his is believed to be the blow broke his jaw. Then the three men who were in the truck, all appearing to be very drunk, started" to battle with anyone who was nearby. Mr. Storm was shoved down several times when he tried lo get up and Mr. Edwards was knocked down and kicked, sustaining bruises about the knees. The affair took place in front of what is known as Betty's lunchroom on Annapolis road just out- the Fort Meade gates and the rovost" Marshal's^" office at "the Meade post received word at 10.35 o'clock that a riot was in progress. according to the Associated Press. Military police reported no soldiers were involved and turned the case over to the civilian authorities. The * fighting had stopped when State Police arrived. Before that time, according to members of the party, the drunken men had even struck or kicked at children and bystanders had pitched in 'to help Mr. and Mrs. Storm and Mr. and Mrs. Edwards. Anne Anindei county police took into custody three truck "drivers and chauffeurs living at nearby Odenton. "Walter J. Robbins. 22. faces two charges of assault: Asfaury Lowman. 32. faces three charges of assault. and Marvin Lowman. 35. faces a charge of tampering with an automobile. Officers Praley and Disney ot 'the Anne Arundel County police said in their report that the accused had been drinking. The three men are scheduled for preliminary hearing before Police Magistrate David B. Dunker at Feradaie tomorrow night ( 6 p. m. est). Took Car Keys During the fracas, one of the attackers even grabbed the auto- rrfobile keys belonging to Mr. Bd- j.-ards and made oft v.-;th them. Vhen the trio was arrested, one of them had the keys in his possession. Mrs. Storm and Mrs. Edwards \vere not injured hut were "shoved around" fay the three drunks. Members of the party were told that the men under .arrest have been in trouble before. The accident happened about 30.30 o'clock but it was not until four hours later that Mr. and Mrs. Edwards and Mr. and Mrs. Storm ·Arrived here, after -which Mr. Storm was immediately taken to the hospital. X-rays were taken this morning. He had been Siven treatment near the scene of the affair by a physician. Chief complaint of the crunk who fell out of the truck seemed to be that he had orn his pants. it was reported. Ke was not injured. i 197 New Cases Of i Polio Are Reported Raleigh, N. C.. July 19 .-P- -, North Carolina's polio outbreak I will be its worst in history if the · present incidence continues. The 197 new eases reported last week brought the state's total to 679 for the year. There were 878 in a 1944 epidemic, j Meanwhile, the National Founda- ! tion for Infantile Paralysis yesterday opened an emergency convalescent unit at Camp Sutton, 25 ni!e.= east of Ct:arlotte. Seventy beds are available and they can be increased :o 360. The foundation has plans to open similar units at Camp ' Butner. near Durham, and at Camp Mackall. in Scotland county. Dr. J. W. Ramnorto::. state health olficer. defined the epidemic area as being between Asheville. in the · west, and Raleigh, in she east-cen- tra! area. Lutherans Open Annual Conference Approximately 225 Persons Registered At Hood College The thirteenth annual summer conference for church workers of the Maryland Synod of the Lutheran Church is being conducted this week on the campus of Hood College with approximately 225 persons ranging from 14 years of age up registered. The conference opened on Saturday aftemoon-with " registration and will end after the noon meal this Saturday. This morning the address of welcome was given by Dr. Andrew G. Truxal. president of the college. : There v.-as also the showing of movies of the 1947 conference which was also conducted on the college campus. Tonight and tomorrow night at 8 o'clock vespers will be conducted in the Hodson outdoor theater in charge of Rev. Dr. Wilson P. Ard. of fiagerstown. ' Movie night will also take place at 8.45 o'clock at which time. "The Salt of the Earth." the latest film produced by the United Lutheran Churches in America, will be shown. Vesper services will be conducted on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday evenings by Rev. Dr. Fred R. Seibel. Jr.. o£ Silver Run. ; Leadership classes will be con| ducted each" morning and the axt- ernoon will be "devoted to recreational periods. Rev. Morris G. Zumbrun. of Jefferson, is in charge of recreation. Rev. Howard F. Reisz. of Baltimore, is the director of the annual Conference and Dr. Margaret B. Ballard. also of Baltimore, is the administrative secretary. Dean of Women is Miss,Margaret Heinzerling. Baltimore, and Rev. \Vm. Ernest Fox. of Middletown. is the Dean of Men. Rev. Ralph K. Miller, of Brunswick, is the registrar of the conference. Agnes Kuhlmann. RN". Baltimore, is the school nurse. Among the visitors to the weeklong event are Rev. P. David and . his v.-ife. from India. They will take part in the scheduled programs. During the past fall, winter and summer they have been studying at Yale University and will return there in the fall to continue studies. Other members of the facuity are Mrs. Andrew S. Theisz. Woodbine: Rev. Dr. EUvood S. Falken- .=tein. Westminster: Rev. Donald Bautz. executive director of the · Washington Intermissions Society: Rev. Dr. Carl I. Simon. Washington: Rex-. Dr. Paul P. Anspach. New York city: Mrs. Raymond C. Sorrick. of Gettysburg. Pa.: Mrs. : liable Elsie Locker. Philadelphia- Kev. Frederick Otto. Fremont. O.: Rev. Dr. Oscar W. Carlson. Baltimore: Mrs. Ruth G. Ehlers. Xew York City: Rev. Francis E. Reinberger. formerly of Walkersvilie. nnd now of Camo Hill. Pa.: Rev. Raymond if. Miller. Funkstoivn: and Vi;g:l W. Doub. of Middletown. Public Meet On Schools Tonight At 8 Long-Range Building Program To Be Taken Up At Frederick High Residents from all sections of the city and county are expected to attend a meeting caiied by the Board of Education in Frederick High School this evening at eigti* o'clock -dst* when a ions-range ; school building prcsra::i wi!! be discussed. Mimeographed copies of the recommendations for school sys- · tem-injprovcmenis made following . a county-wide survey recently wi!! be passed out at the meeting. These wii! include statements of enrollment figures for each school, it is understood. There are two very definite factors affecting the schoo' situation at present. Superintendent of Schools Eugene W. Pruitt said to. day. One is an increasing birth " rate--certain to bring more schol- · ars into the schools--and the ^ec- ond is an increased school population by the fall of 19-58 due to thc addition of the extra '12th- grade in the schools. Both, he pointed out. ·-!! require additional classrooms to take care of the student population. "We I haven't caught up with present- day needs as ypt and .-ow are faced with new needs within a year." the superintendent commented. Invitations have been extended to representatives of many organizations to attend and the meeting is open to citizens. President . George C. Rhoderick, of the Board of Education, will preside and · questions will be janswered. State . Superintendent of Schools Thomas . G. Pullen. Jr.. has indicated that he probably will be ^resent. In a letter extending an invitation to the meeting. Mr. Pruitt said: "The Board of Education. · charged as it is with the responsibility for the administ-ation and supervision of the childrer. in the public school system of the county, is convinced that the w-lfare of ail the children in the county in the immediate future requires very careful thought and attention . from all citizens. The members of i the board are therefore seeking · the advice ana opinions of all , interested citizens to the end that the interests of the schools may be promoted. ; "Because future developments in · the public school program in Fred\ erick county are so largely dependent upon the need for enlarged and ijew buildings and : more f a c i l i t i e s generally, the Board has caused a building survey to be made by outside auth rities. The survey committee has studied the present and future needs of the county from the standpoint of school population and has made c e r t a i n recommendations. The ' Board of Education has not committed itself to these recommendations, nor will it do so until it has made them known to the public generally and sought the advice of interested citizens in all of the county communities.'' London Press Frank In Fear War Between Reds And West London, July IS ¥·--The Lon- uOJ press, surveying the Berlin i-ituation. spoke frankly tuday of the danger of war between Rus" i and the west. "The war of nerves is reaching its height." saxd the London Times, adding. "The challenge in Berlin requires ·-·nniediatc ana clear decision. So Jong as the Russians : ema:i obdurate the dangers will mount. "Each side is being driven on to the point where asi open clash "Xeither sice desires war; yet. as measures and counter-measiires i:»- erease- ;h e combination of a:i inci- o ; cnt and a r : sipg be j; ef tha . o .,i force can settie the issues might produce a clash beyond control." "We are delighted to welcome the American airmen who this · week end returned to airfields i;; Britain." Labor's, pro-government Daily Herald announced, adding"No one on this side of the iron curtain wants war. But. equally, ro one here is prepared to be bullied in dciiancv of agreement:- " The Daily Express noted that "the world slides os.ci more, after *v pitifully short an interlude, into ,* situation d-aught \\ith the danger of \\ar " "We must face the fact that war aas once again become a possibility. "" said the conservative Daily Graphic. "That means we must be prepared for it " The Conservative Daily Mai!, asking "Do they want \\ar'.''' said, "Hitherto it has been assumed that Russia does not want war. But this assumption would be proved wrong it' she closed our , corridor to Berlin by force." 3 More Killed Will Not Take On Md. Roads 87,300 Prize By the Associated Press Three persons were killed on M a r y l a n d highways yesterday bringing the week end total lo nine. Benjamin F. Croston. of Loch Lynn, a 22-year-old motorcyclist, was killed near Oakland in a collision involving three vehicles. Another motorcyclist, identified as Stewart Lloyd. 33 of Moncta. Va.. was instantly killed when he failed to make a curve near Snow Hill- Robert G. Ross. 23-year-old em- ploye of the Baltimore postoffice. died Sunday night after the car ia which he was riding- failed to negotiate a curve, struck a pole, and turned over several times. Pikesville police said they were chasing the car at the time, which had been reported stolen from Baltimore. Charles Wagner. 54. a farmer of near Princess Anne. w;*s killed Saturday night when his car and a truck collided at Princess Anne. His 47-year-old wife. Mar;.- and two-year-old son. Paul were reported in a critical condition at the Peninsula General Hospital in Salisbury. Other fatalities Saturday were Louis D. Mayhugh. 17. of Riverdale, in a collision near Beltsville and four members of a Baltimore county family in a head-on crash near West Friendship. The latter were Otis Glenn Dodson. 20. of Phoenix, his wife. Clara. 19: his sister. Exie Dodson. IS: and a brother. Elliott. 14. ^ JT.EES TO r. S. ZONE * Washington. July 19 .7.--Czechoslovakia's top ranking army general wa? reported today to have fled to the American occupation zone of Germany. Government officials said the general. Antonin Bohumil Hasal, escaped from Czechoslovakia several weeks ago after the Communists took over. SEVEX DROWNED Charleston, W. Va.. July 19 -VPi-- -.t least seven persons drowned in *West \~irginia yesterday as swimming and boating accidents marred their attempts to case the heat. Two were brothers, onr of them a 17-year-old sir! who left a five- months-cld child. Russians At Seoul Social Function Seoul. Juiy IP .f,--Russian liaison officers dined publicly last night with the chairman of the United Nations Commission for Korea. Chairman J. L. Paul-Boncour of France remarked that the Russians presumably "thought I was the French consul general." Russia refused to permit Xorth Korea, which it occupies, to vote in the May 30 Korean election, in which American occupied South Korea elected an assembly. The U. N. Cominis. ?ion supervised that election. The Russians brought their -.vives, Boncour. Oliver Manet. French alternate, and Russian Lt. Cols. I. P. Vinokurov. 35. and E. G. Sinit- yin. 32. were guests of Lt. Col. J. D. Wjlmeth. assistant liaison officer for the United States command with the commission. The dinner -.vas at the U. S. Army-operated Chosen hotel. This was the second social ap- ' pearance of the Russians since their - arrival a year ago. They attended , a Bastille Day cocktail party at the French consulate July 14. but i were absent from the U. S. consulate's July 4 party. They are rarely .--een outside of , thc Russian consulate. Four Auto Victims Are Buried On Sunday No charges have been preferred as yet in connection with the accident near West Friendship Saturday in which four persons burned to death. State Police said this morning. There were indication, that the authorities had not finally determined who was driving the. car which collided with the machine occupied by the four persons^ who met their death. Ralph O. linker. Poplar Springs, one "of the rnen in the car. was discharged after hospital treatment and lodg- ' ed in the Howard county jail as a material witness while authorities continued their Investigation. The four persons burned to death were buried Sunday afternoon at Cockeysviiie. Baltimore countv. Ford Walkout Voted By CIO Detroit. July 19 I^PJ--The last barrier to a Ford Motor Co. strike was cleared today when the CIO United Auto Workers executive board approved a walkout- No date was set. The board left it to the union's Ford negotiating committee i'i call out H6.000 production workers in 46 plants across the nation whenever it chooses. The 22-Tian executive board approved a strike unanimously at thc request of Ken Bannon. director of .the UAW-CIO's Ford department. Huntington. W. Va.. July !! r-- Mrs. Jack L. Adams, whose husband won S7.300 Saturday night on a radio quiz contest, said today they were turning down the prize because "we're just \\orn out." The attractive housewife said she and her husband hadn't gotten a minute's rest since news of their , good fortune got about. "We don't figure it's worth thc trouble." she said. "Our health won't stand it. so we've decided not to take the money." Adams had indicated yesterday that he would use the which he won on thc Broadcasting System's "Three for the Money" show, to build a new home. But that started a flood of , telephone calls which was con, tinuing today. Adams. 27-year-old cable splicer for the Chesapeake and Potomac ; Telephone Company here, was out ! on a job and could not be reached '· for comment, but Mrs. Adams con- i firmed a report that thc couple ; would pass up thc S7.300. I Mrs. Charles Adams, thc win, ner's inother. said the young couple, she and her husband, and , all their neighbors, had bcsn bothered so much, they just couldn't : take it. She did not know whether Jack would turn down the . money or not. i She said th^ cal'-: were from I aaJUestale agents, charity groups. ; and a dozeA .mo one other people ; offering acivice on how to spend " the money. Adarns had figured the govern- ment would take about one fourth ' of the money. Weary from the excitement of winning the cash award, and 1 listening to "a million" sugges- | tions on what to do with -the ' money. Adams had said last night ' he and his wife were still undecided whether to build a home or use the money- for other purposes. ; -_-,. ~t ~ ·* L P · l-f 1"|1fk(~f ^«I ^\ /A if'Ol A -*J-K-'V«- eu? vj Jr\.3- tC/A Heavy Selling Of Stocks Is Due To War Scare Xew York. July 19 ,f~ scale selling knocked the market lo the lowest level ir. iy two months today. Leading issues broke SI :o share. The acute weakness · carryover from late last · when prices skidded for the est week-to--.veek ceclirse in than a year. Selling was caused main!; professiona: traders who worried about what appeared the increasingly om:r.o'js to: the n^ws concerning Berlin. -Big- stock near- S9 a .vas a ·.veek. ^arg- T.ore :-' by ·»ere to be Stanton Is Released On Bail Of Sl,500 Joseph Stanton. colored, this city, has been released under 51.500 bond pending grand jury action on charges of breaking and entering three Frederick stores in the past several weeks, it was learned today. Stanton was charged in the entries of the thefts from Sears Roebuck and Company. Parsons Company and Hollander's auto store. It is understood that the charges allege around SI 19 worth of merchandise and cash taken from all of the places. A 15-year-old colored juvenile, arrested fay city police in the investigation of the same case, is still :n jail, charged with being a delinquent minor. His case will come up in Juvenile Court. He was first rlaced at Montevue but lodged jn jail after ne escaped. ' A colored man was fined S5 and : costs in Peoples Court this morn\ ing as thc outgrowth of an nc- i cident in Frederick Sunday after- I noon in which four persons were , reported to have sustained minor · injuries. Magistrate Alton Y. Bennett imposed the fine on Ellsworth P. Hoy. Unionvillc, Jriver of a machine going north on South Market street which collided with the southbound automobile of Oscar £. Mehring. o.' Gettysburg. Pa., about 4:-}5 o'clock. ?ilchring. 61. had his right shoulder bruised. His wife. 51. sustained a laceration of the left leg: MJss Jane Mehriajr. 12. had a bruised face md Thomas M. Mchring, 21. had his head bruised. . They were all taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital for treatment and then discharged. No extensive damage v.-as done to the cars. it was reported. T. M. Mooring was ine operator. Hoy. listed a? uninjured, was fined on a charge of failing to give the right of way in the collision, which occurred at South Market and Eas* Ail Saints streets. Mehring was acquitted on a reckless driving charge. City Officer George Hoffman investigated. FACES' CRISIS Pans. July 19 T---The government of Premier Robert Schuman Jaced a crisis today over the armed forces" budget. WOMAN' LOCATED Doylestown, Pa.. July 19 ./P--An airplane pilot located today a 78- year-old woman who caused a ''·idespread search by v.-andering y-.'-jiv ."rvn the home of a daughter near h^re. iNEWSPAFERr I APPROVE INCREASE i Cumberland. July 19 tf--Mem- j bers of Local 26. United Rubber. Cork. Linoleum and Plastic Work- lers of America 'CIO. yesterday I unanimously approved an 11 cent hourly pay increase at the Keily- jSpringneld Tire Company here. Local Forecasts Local Forecast 7» -Frederick and Washington counties--Mostly sunny and not so humid today wif. hishcst 86-90. Fair tonight with lowcsl 65-70. Tuesday fair with little change in temperature. i Allegany and Garrett counties-[ Partly cloudy and a little' cooler to- 1 day w i t h highest near 85. Fair and . cooler tonight with lowest near '60. Tue-cipy !·*·.:.. cloudy \\ith j l i t ' l c rhansc in temperature. Four Qualify To Administer Estates Letters of administratiors were granted on four estates in thc Orphans Court this morning. Mrs. 7-Iary 2- Barnes qualified as ad- ministratrix of !(ie estate of her 'lusband. the late Hugh X. Barnes. Mt. Pleasant merchant, who died suddenly la^t -veek of a heart attack. The widow snd one .-ister were listed as heirs. H. Kieffer DeLautcr. local attorney, qualified ar administrator of Andrew C Baj;ent. of Brunswick Xo heirs were listed. Moliie V. Zimmerman, a daughter, qualified as administratrix of the estate of her father. Benjamin F. Zimmerman. near Fes^avilie The daughter and eight arandchiU'rcn v. ere listed as heirs. ?.T. Kathryn Phillips, a niece, qualified ay adiniruvtratrix of Mr=. Viius Viola Brown. Point of Rockr. j.. *, Driver Jailed In Lieu Of -810 Fine Wiihs Pryor. colored, of lit. Airv Rou'c 1. was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and was sent to jail for sixty day.- by Magistrate A:'.or: Y. Bennet: in Peoples Court this n-.orn- ins. He was unable to pay thc fir.c and costs of S300.75. He had bscn arrested by Stslc Trooper A H. Hascnbuhler on Route 26 near Liberty on Sunday evening about 9 o'clock. Collateral was forfeited by Robert E. Babmeton. Germantown. George E. S. Hackey. Gaithersburc. John M. Coveii. 103 South Market street, Katherme L Wilder. Washington, si! passing when vay ahead not clear. Sfi 45: Fay G. Clark. Washington, exceeding .y». $21.43. Arre.sts were marie by Trooper.-Melvin A Snvder and Kaseribuhlcr Truiiiaii To Be Target Of Congress Will Be Under Attack By Southern Democrats And Republicans For Calling Session Washington. J u l y IS · I' 1 --Prp.si- ttrnt Truman w i l l hand lite evtra sevioii Monday an administration bill lo itral u i t h ri*»in£ living rusts. I'rcMdenlial secretary C'harlrs G. Kvs aid thc President is at work on a measure embracing virtually all of the ten-point anti-inflation prosrani he rccommciulosl ta Con- sress la^ November. "There w i l l be a concrete bill on high prices." Kos told reporters. \Ya..hingtoii. July 1! V -- A n g r y -outherti Democrats. a welt a* Kc' publican.-., today marked Pre.-idenl Truman as a target for hot criticism i:i the corning special Congress opening on Monday. : Senator McClellan D - A r k made ' it clear that Dixie party members who didn't walk out of the Philadelphia convention, aren't Koiuc along docilely with the President's summer law-making program.) (or ·civil rights measures, inflation con: trol steps and housing and educa- t tion aids. : The Arkansas Senator. who , fought Mr. Truman's nomination but stayed in the party, told a re. porter that unless some intcrnation- . ai developments require conRrcs- ;ionai action, the recall of the lawmakers for next Monday may prove 'tragic." "If thc President's program, a.s , he outlined it to the Democratic convention, is carried out." ?»lc- [ Clellan said, "we will have cither uncontrolled inflation because of ' the government spending he proposes, or a police state. "If there is international emergency that requires action by Congress, then the call for a special session is tragic because it will only ' serve to magnify thc disunity of our people at a critical time ;n , world affairs." : The Arkansas Senator said he . thinks the President's summoning of Congress was "conceived in pol- · itics" and that thc session is likely to "wind up in politics." What direction the Republican · attack on Mr. Truman will take remained unclear. Although some GOP lawmakers have taken the President to task for what they call a political move. · there was no sign that Gov. Thom- · as E. Dewey. the Republican nominee, has reached any strategy ' agreement with congressional leaders. A close friend said Dewey stands ready to cooperate with House Speaker Martin R-Mass. Senator ,Taft 'R-Ohio'i and others in draft, ing a GOP plan of action. Dewey may confer anew with Taft and Martin before the sec- sion opens, but apparently no arrangements have yet been rr.sdc for such a meetinc. The New York Governor was : paid to have no plan to cornc to i Washington himself. ' Herbert E. Browne!!, his cam' oaign manager, will open offices here this week. He probably will · be chief liaison man between thc , nominee and Republican members ' of Concress. ! In addition, two New Vork lawmakers will be generally regarded as spcakins for the Dewey views. . They are Senator Irving Ivcs and Rco. Leonard W. Hall ; Dewey himself is t-aid to believe the Republicans ought to make a . reasonable effort to pass some con' siructive legislation in thc special , sessiori- But he is said to agree with many of thc GOP members that the lawmaking process ought not to be allowed to dras alone all summer. It 15 the New York Governor's feeling, associates said, that in calling Congress back President Truman was laying the groundwork for a campaisn directed almost exclusively at the lawmakers" record rather than at thc Republican nominees or what their platform promise?. A; for the GOP olatform and the -pecial session. Dewey was said to believe that it would mean kecp- :r.S Congress at work until November \n try to write many of "hnsc pledges into lav. Tlie Nation Today By J A M K S MAKl.OW Wa-hi:isii-!i J u i y 59 !· --Thert .an important diflerence bc:v\ec:i a ·sew c:o:i yf Consreii a:sd 3 ^pe.-ia: (-.*;..n ",.ke the one Pre:- deiit Truman h?« called back to .vork Monday Thc dUU-rvnce :^ the ab:!:t to make ,-pvcd The present C«ij{re-- :s ship S"th E'ectt-d :i Xovensbe:. J946, st U j k \!V:CC til J a : i u a i . 1947 j:id :t.v '.v. o- jear term e:-;f-- January. 11*49 ThK SO:S» Coziere". t:!i!k:;i- aT; thc work of if; f.vo-car t«rr-: .,;:. dvn'.e. adjourned in Ju::e Now. t c H i i i K 't tha". it* u o r k i:sot fisiihe\i. Mr. Truman has ca!!- For that resM!!. w i t h o u t *M motion. She special ess:on car. pick up the ii:i:s;ii?hed busiiief- ~sf--ihe 30lh Congress and TMo 0:1 wills it. But it would be different \\ t;h a new session of Conisre:-'-". F»r e.\- aniple. the 81st Conere^ v.-.t', te elected !:) November and -AI!! take oflice next January. L'nlikc the special C$MOII coiii- :::; up Saturday, the filsl Con:*-o^ won't I'c able to pick up and m-'.i through the unfinished bsi.sitie.-T- of the 80th Congrcfs. It will IIH-.C ;o t:ut from scratch. This win show what's meant- i Duri:ij; the two-year term of a . Congress, many bills arc introduced. They arc referred to the proper committee for examination. For instance, a bill on labor coos to the Labor conimillcc. If it wants to do something about the bill, the committee holds hearings, brings in witnesses to testify : for or aeainst it. wrangles over it. and FC«i«*rallv rewrites She original bill. Then if a majority of the eom- miitce members agree, the biil is okayed a:id sent over to House or Senate for debate or vote. All this usually takes months of work. · In spite of alt the work, many bills are ignored by the full House and Senate and Concrcss winds up its two-year term without acting on them. No action meant a bill is killed. A bill must be acted upon by the Congress in which it is introduced · or it automatically dies. That happened with the 80'h Congress. Many bills, although the;- received a lot of thought and examination. were left lying around unacted upon when the 80th Congress quit in June. 1 But couldn't the 81st Congress, when it takes office next January, call up one of those rnuch- worked-upon bills and vote on it? No. A new bill, even though identical with one ignored by the 80th Congress, would have to be introduced in the 81?t before action could be taken. And. once it was introduced, it would be referred to the proper committee and probably have to go through the long months of mor.e hearings and wrangling. But that's not true with the special session. Being part of the 80th Congress, it could x-ote right away on the completed bills left unact- cd upon by the SOth Congress . when it adjourned in June. In this way the special session could do a lot speedier work than a brand new Congress. For example: The House approved a bill wiping out all Federal taxes on oleomargarine and rent it over to the Senate for a vote, since both Houses have to approve a bill before it can become law. The Senate went home without acting on it. But. in this special session, the Senate can now call up the margarine bill and vote on it without any delay, if it wishes. The same is true v.-ith a number of other bills left untouched by the 80th Congress when it adjourned. That's whv Mr. Truman said this special session could finish up its work in 15 days, if it wants Jo. But you can bet Congress will take more than 15 days, once it starts. (Jiinoe Burn Money For Power Plant Fuel When the Tsinsn power plant »:- ir.o«t ran v,'t of coal plant officials saveri The day by burn-.ns money. Several ^ays. coai , c ',:ppiy was .-avcd by fauir.ina more t'ian 100 -?:=c-= of cheap Chinese cuirency in ~ir.al! denomination.-. With the U. S dollar today worth more 'hen 8000.000 yuan, people no ionaer will accept small bill* of lo«* than 10.000 yuan denomination. JAMES INDICTED W. N. CROMWELL DEAD j Washington. July 19 .?'--A Dis- New York. July 19 .¥,--Wil- trict grand jury today indicted Eu- liarn Nelson Cromwell. 94. attorney gene H. James. 31. Negro of Balti- who took a leading part in the r- more. on charges of murdering 3ani7ation of 'he United States Carr-I F f ? s d « e l l . i!. in Rock Creek Strcl Corp, died at his home here -Vr'-i here J u n e 27. i oday. PROPERTY WITHDRAWN Real c-tf.;c of Leo Algcr. located on the Mt. Air-Prospect road at Sidney, v. as withdrawn for in- sufiiciciit bid at a public sale held on the premises Saturday. The Alger home place consisted of a two- story, five room hou.se, outbuildings and tv.o acres if ground. Some porson.il properly WKS sold. Delbcrt S. N u l l \\,-iv t h ? art-tioncer and H. ^ 7 iolatioll Of Truce Charged Cairo. July 19 -.T--Israe- charged today that Syrian and Iraqi troops arc engaged in widespread offensive operations in northern Palestine in defiance of the truce imposed by the United Nations. A Haifa dispatch o.uotcd an official Israeli report as savins; Syrian troops attacked thc Jewish settlements of Eir.iieb. Sussi'.a and Sha'ar Hagolan south of the Sea of Galilee. The Syrians employed heavy CU*i?. the report said, and f.ring stii! v,-?? goins on thi« r-.orning. On thc Jenin front, the report said. Iraoi troops opened "neavy artiliery fire "on Jewish-held Zir'in. six and a half miles north of Jenin. and on Jewish position* at Lajjun. Jewish forces entered the battle which :s stiJl in progress, thc rc- 4o-t ?aid. In Western Galilee. Jewish forces caotured four Arab village* before thc ceaic-fsrc deadline. Then the Arab liberation army opened fire on thc Jewish positions from Tar- bikha near thc Lebanese border. Jewish forces arc pursuing the Arab volunteers wh'ch are fleeing, ·he report continued. Arab irregulars were reported to have attacked the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway today from Ar?.b villages around Zikron Vaakov. tho report said. Allies May Curb Russ Shipping Counter Moves By West Considered In Retaliation For Herlin Blockade \\ avh:n;ioii. J u l y 19 T--President Truman tjllcj top Army and diplomatic chiefs to the White HOU-.C today as thr Berlin blockade drove the western allies toward a new pro;rjn of action. The conference included I'ndcr- »ecretary of the Army William II. IEaprt_Jr.. who has juvt returned foni llie denser arras along the rim of the iron curtain hi Europe. Secretary of the Army Royall and l'nder-.ecreiary of State Lovelt U!MI uere sitting iloun « i t b the President at the mill-day meeting. Their t a l k uas scheduled im- mettiatrl after the President's weekly forei;n policy conference \\ ith Secretarj of State -Marshall. Washington. Juiy !9 ·,!· --The western powers arc expected to reach agreement tiis-s week on an action program aimed at countering the Russian blockade of Berlin with forceful measures on a world scale. A first step probably will be the dispatch of i:ew notes to Mo5- cow from Washington. London and Pan.-;. These may warn the Kremlin directly of asi extremely serious danger of war and try to refute the Soviet arguments in support of, the blockade. Other measures which are known to have been under study include: 1. Curbs on Russian ship movements around the world by closing the Dardanelles. Russia's outlet from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. '-. A chcv.p-do'.vn on trade between the Soviet Union and the western powers. American commerce with Russia already is curtailed, but from the British particularly the Soviets have been Setting a wide variety of manufactured goods in exchange for foodstuffs and other raw materials. 3. An appeal to the United Nations to deal with the Berlin_crisis. This might be taken before the Security Council at any time or before the U. N. General Assembiy which meets in Paris in September. Such an appeal would have the cffsct of putting Kussia on trial before the world. 4. A direct challenge to the Russia:-, blockade system by ordering either an Army-escorted train or a truck convoy to undertake the trip from Western Germany to Berlin in spile of Russian barriers to any :uch niox'emcnt. So far. officials here have spoken of the possibility of a direct assault on the blockade only as a last ditch measure. Could Mean War If the Russians resisted, the resulting clash could mean war. One of the difficulties confronting the western nations in trying to map out a program to deal with the Berlin situation is that time is running out more rapidly than they had thought it woulc even late last week. The Russian announcement that an increasing number of Red army planes will be making "training nights" in the air corridors to Berlin has created the belief here that the Soviets may be willing to risk war in order to make the city intolerable for the v.-es'crn occupation forces. At the moment top American officials regard the danger of war as extremely great. What-they are uncertain about is whether the Russians--or some dominant faction in the Moscow government--may actually want war or whether the Soviet Union is trying to pull off one of historv's most giga itic bluff?. CONVENTION ON FRIDAV Philadelphia. July 19 -·?.--The vanguard of Ticiuy A. Wal!act-'s third p.irty begsn moving into Philadelphia in force today in preparation for :h^ parly's con, vcn I'M ·- -Mime, Friday. Quarterly Meeting Of Holy Name Society Held The quarterly meeting of the Central Maryland Section of the Koly Name Society was held at St. John's .school auditorium Sunday afternoon with approximately 50 delegates and v;s:tors in attendance. W. Jerome Offutt. president ot the section, presided. The rneet- :r.g was addressed by Rt. Rev. Monsignor Harry A. Quir.n. ot Baltimore. Archdioce^-an Spiritual Director of the Holy Name Society. Mcnsignor Quinn advised the group that Archbishop Keou.eh has requested the indii'idual branches to hold a Holy Hour on the Fesst of Christ the Kit^g or: October 33 r in- s'ead of the customary celebration at M:. Si. Mary's College. Remarks also were made by Walter G. Giej of Annapolis. Archdiocesan President of. the Holy Name Union and Rev. Fr. James M. Kogan. Spiritual Director of the Central Maryland Section. The delegates decided to hold the quarterly meetings on the third Tuesday of October. January. April ?nd July instead of the unusual Sunday afternoon. The iiext meeting will be held r«t S". John's school auditorium on Tuesday. October 19. at 3.30 p. rn. and the executive committee has planned special entertainment for those in attendance. Delegates and 'spiritual directors were present tt · the meeting from Hancock. Ka.nri- tour. Si. Anthony's Shrine. Lrber- tvtown Urbana, Bucke;. stov. a and i Frederick. NEWSPAPER!

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