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Today's News Today NEA FEATURE SERVICE A. P. LEASED W1HE AND FEATURES Weal her Forecast Partly cloudy and continued v.arm and humid tonight and Thursday \\jui a few isolated thun- i'er showery. VOL. LXV.--XO. 235. .Press Rua Today News--7.073 Post --S.55O Total--13 S25 FREDERICK. ilD.. WEDNESDAY. JL'LV 21. T \ \ K L V K PAGKS PRICK--THREE CfcNTii ^ Renew Plea To Remove Car Tracks h Letters Sent To Mayor And Aldermen Urge Action Be Taken Now On East Patrick St. A number of Frederick business nen. in letters addressed to the ivor and Board of Aldermen. ve urged that every effort be made TO have the tracks of the iagerstown and Frederick Railway removed from two blocks of East Patrick street to facilitate motor Bulletins SUPERFORTS TRAIN" Wiesbaden. Germany. July 21 ipi --U. S. B-29 Superfortresses from Germany engaged in a bombing- training mission over the island fortress of Helgoland today, the I". S. Air Force announced. FIGHTERS ARRIVE Odiham, Eng., July 21 .,.-?--Sixteen 1". S. F-SO fighter planes com; pieted today the first jct-proptllfd air crossing of the Atlantic from' the United States XEW XOTt DRAFTED London. July 21 .-?--A responsible British official reported today that a new western power note protesting Russia's blockade of Ber" lin has been drafted and scat to Washington for review by lop- ranking State Department officials. Tito To Talk Eight Hours To Congress L". S. Steel Price 89.3-1 Average The letters follow a public ap- ueal by Osborne I. Price, of this city, for the removal of the tracks, n which tie asked citizens to sup- wrt, a movement to this end. It is understood there have been 10 further developments as far as he railway is concerned. An ofHcial of the Potomac Edison Company, of which the railway is a subsidiary, said again today that there appears to be "no practical v.-ay" for the removal of the tracks but indicated the matter is being fully explored. Plans still call for the substitution of heavier-duty tracks in place of the present tracks from Carroll t street to the carbarn two blocks east. Former Alderman G. Hunter Bowers, speaking for the William D. Bowers Lumber Company, a major Frederick business firm located along the street in question, said "we wonder if there cannot be some last strenuous effort made looking to their "the tracks' elimination. "We appreciate the fact that the _ Potomac Edison Company, the city. ^ the State Roads Commission. Chamber of Commerce and all interested parties have diligently tried to effect the permanent removal of these tracks. But before we accept the fact that it becomes necessary for their replacement, we would ; like to feel that every possible means for their removal has been exhausted. "As you know, our business is conducted entirely an East. Patrick . street where these tracks are lo| catei It is becoming very difficult ·to satisfactorily operate this bust-- tie-ups. One, of course, is the pres- ' ence of these tracks: and, the other is the fact that East Patrick street C^ Yugoslav Communists Meet With Ring Of 1 Anti-Aircraft Cunt Posted About Site Belgrade. Yugoslavia. July 2! i' --More than 2.000 Yugoslav 'Corr.- munist delegates opened a party congress today with a tremendous ovation for their leader. Premier ' Marshal Tito. They shouted his name in rhythm for five minutes. The Congress is expected to Xew York. July "1 -P,--Unii/J States Steel Corporation today raised its prices an average of S9.34 a ton. The advance wiped out a cut of SI.25 a ton put into effect in April by U. S. steel subsidiaries. Wagr Increased Pittsburgh. July 21 .T--Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. today joined other basic steel producer -:i granting the ClO-United Steelworkers union pay increases averaging 13 cents an hour. TO CONFER WITH CLAY Washington. July 21 ·.·?--Presi- dent Truman, keeping a close watch on the Berlin crisis, planned today lo get a first-hand report on the Soviet blockade of the German capital from Gen. Lucius Clay. Clay. the United States occupation commander "in Germany, was due in Washington along with other top officials in the American zone. The While House said no definite time has been set for Clay's talk with Mr. Truman. Derby Heats Warmed Up By Hot Weather Temperature Begins To Soar Early,-Jap Beetle Being Fought Scorching heat gripped Freder-" ick on "Derby Day" today as preparations for the "Soap Box" event on West Patrick street this afternoon moved forward and police prepared to handle a huge throng along ihe course. The temperature had reached yesterday's maximum of 85 by 11 a. m. and indications pointed to a mark in the iower or mid-nineties in ihe afiernoon. unless cloudiness intervened. Tne Weather Bureau again forecast ~a few scattered thunderstorms" and said no break in the heat could be expected fae- ~~ -iday afternoon, when there pledge unanimous support to Tito in defiance of she Comjnform which has accused Tito and other Yugoslav Communist leaders of deviating from :he Marxist line and pursuing an anti-Russian policy. The most powerful defenses 1 seen in Belgrade since the end of the war completely encircled the Topchida pavilion \s here the Congress 2: being held. Army units were posted around thc entire area. A ring of antiaircraft batteries showed that Tito and his men were prepared for' any eventuality. Tito began speaking at 8.30 a., ni. At 11 a. m. a 15-minute re-: cess was called, and when the meeting was resumed he started speaking again. There \vere reports that he would speak for eight' hours. 1 His speech had special signifi-. cance in the light of his expulsion from the Coaiinform and his par- · the Russian Communist party. : It is expected that the Congress i will discuss in detail the fundamental issues which have caused the split "jetween Tito and the rest of the Communist world. Emphasis will be on the "Tito- ist" line that individual countries have indivdual problems in ar- Censorship By Rule, Not Law, Manager Says Baltimore Station Manager Says Free Is Involved Baltimore. July 21 ..-T*--Charles A. Roeder. program ma a'nd Lenin and that each country . shouid be allowed to solve the · problem in its own way. ! The delegates also probably called upon to ratify the · last night that the Baltimore Supreme Bench rule on dissemination of crime news is "a quirk of censorship which exists only in the alleged free state of Maryland." "It is referred to." he said, as "the 'Baltimore gag.' " WCBM. four other radio stations and a radio news commentator were cited by the Supreme Bench of Baltimore yesterday for contempt on charges they violated the court rule in their handling of stories of a local murder case. Roeder. in a broadcast with Ian Ross MacFarlane. said: "It is not a law--ii is simply a rule laid down by the judiciary." In consequence of the restrictions on handling of crime news, he added, the details of the story of the fatal slabbing here July 6 of Marsha Brill. 11, were "brought into Baltimore" by Washington newspapers and radio stations. He declared that the restrictions give out-of-town newspapers and radio stations an "unfair advantage" over local news outlets. Roeder said: "The local courts have never stepped one foot outside their narrow paths to inform the radio sta- The Ration Todav * By JAMES MARLOW Washuigion. juiy 1:1 .r--". . . . peace, there shs!! b? ::o peace. . . ." The prophet Jeremiah said that about 2.600 years ago It is almost three \cars ::u\\ since J a p a n surrendered and World War H ended. Thc enemy then was Nazi Germany and Japan. Russia was stsll our ally. Communism s;i"! was pretty much dammed up inside Russia. A::d \\hetc are u e now. three years later'.' Quiet, are we? Are we comfortable novi. in the rocking-chair of peace? Communism has .-.puled over the Rus;an frontier. leaked through the cracks of Eastern Europe, is lapping hungrily at the borders of Western Europe. The siory that follows is made up entirely of paragraphs from Associated Press stories picked off the front pages of Washington newspapers yesterday: The shy. tender, nervous Jeremiah would have understood them well. Here they are. .Washington -- President Truman today issued a proclamation calling for the draft registration to start Aug. 30. On that date pcr- so:is born in 192" after Aug. 30 will register. . . . Berlin--British authorities sent a "very strong protest" today to thc Soviet military administration of Berlin against the flight of a formation of Russian Yak fighters j esterday over Gatow airport. The Hague--Leaders of the five Western European nations here viewed the Berlin crisis as "extremely grave" and advised utmost caution in dealing with the Russians. . . . Athens--The Greek general staff said today that guerrillas blew up a train in Thrace, killing 14 women and wounding six . . . In Western Macedonia 46 rebels were killed and 15 captured. Army losses were listed as 17 dead and 92 wounded. . . . Frankfurt -- Gen. Lucius Clay. American commander in Germany, was summoned to Washington today to report on the Berlin crisis. . . . With great propaganda fanfare the Russians announced today that they were prepared to supply food for all Berlin, including the 2.000.000 German inhabitants of thc western sectors whom Truman To Deliver Message C President To Speak To Congress Tuesday; Anti-Inflation Bill Being- Drafted WushhiRSo::. J u l y 21 -V--The White House said today that Pics- idenl Truman will deliver personally to Congress next Tuesday his appeal for ami-inflation legislation and other measure.-. Sir Truin.m will addrc-s a joint session of '.'ic two Houses at 11 a. m. icf. The time for hit appearance Tuesday \\a.s decided upon .tiler telephone consultation w i t h both Republican costgic.-'Moiial u-r.der.s and leatk'is of thc Democratic minority. Connie.-* will convene Monday in aiiM\er to Mr Truman's call. Gov. Tho:n:i E Drwey. thc Rc- publica.i presidential nominee, is reported favoring a brief GOP law nuking prouram and a quick end to the .session His. friends fay he feels that GOP leaders, alter hearing Mr. Truman's message, should be able to agree on a brief outline of measures that can be passed without long delay Presidential Secretary diaries G. Ross said the President i- now drafting an anti-inflation bill dealing v- ith rising prices. He said the President w i l l talk with Gen. Lucius D. Clay. U. S. occupation commander at Berlin, in advance r.f !iN appearance before Congress. Clay was due in Washington today. He said Mr. Truman will ask Congress to remove what the Chief Executive has described as discriminations in the recently enacted disolarcd persons bill. The measure, which the President said he signed! with reluctance, will allow admission of 200.000 displaced persons to thc U. S. Mr. Truman said in a statement at .the time of thc sisnine that 1'ic bill discriminates against both Jewish ant! Catholic displaced persons The Democratic platform, adootcd at Philadelphia recently, would in- Statement Bv » Secty. Marshall Washington July 21 v-~~ Secretary uf State Alarshal! said todax the United Sta!c wil! do everything posMblc in the Ber- li't crssj, · ty icav.'!i an acceptable solution and to avoid th- liagody of w;»: fji the \\oiSd ' At a ne\\.s. conference. Marshall, tt.!d thai Shc.'c is presently a tMic*.pivad fear of w a r in the world o\»»r the Berlin crisi between St\ ict KUSMJ and the \\«.'stc:ii povtc:~ lie v, a* asked to exp ·'-"·· his viev. -. on the .situation I:i a statement which he later authori/ed foi tin cot quotation. Marshall saij. "1 can only s^y ai !h.-. t!:ro that our po.-ition, 1 th::ik. :.s well understood "We will not be coerced or- hitimidatcd i»\ aii w a y in our procedures under the rights and responsibilities thai v. e hav.; in Berlin and generally in Germany. "At the same time. -.\c will proceed to invoke every po-- .siblc resource of negotiation and diplomatic procedures to reach an acceptable solution and to avoid thc tragedy of war for the world. "But I repeat acain \\c are not going to be coerced." Marshall said Gen. Lucius D. Clay. American commander in Germany, will arrive here late this evening and he will confer with Clay tomorrow. Plan New Moves To Avert War Rail Switches May Be Pulled By Russians Will Halt Railroads If Attempt Is Made To Run Blockade Berlin. July 21 ..-r--The British- licensed press said today the Rus- road to Berlin, if the western allies try to force their way through thc Soviet blockade. Meanwhile thc Russians, who already have offered to feed all Berlin, hinted through their controlled ,,,,,,,,, The 37 entrants in the derbv. co- because of their "traitorous "Two. the very life of these ra- ' ° r b ° d c s ' n a t e d f he new The British - controlled news- will never be entirel both of these are eliminated. We urge the city to take advantage of the existing opportunity to remove at least one of these factors. If f ~ necessary we think the city would be justified in postponing the completion of reconditioning of the street in order to accomplish this. 'The T. B. Gatdi Company. Baltimore, holds a State Roads Commission contract to resurface the street and is expected to start within the next few weeks^. "Knowing what efforts have been made toxvard the removal of these tracks, we suggest that it may be wise to employ some qualified per- Lson or persons to promptly make 9:he explorations, contacts, etc, to I Ibe end that this very desirable municipal improvement can be realired."' Former Chamber of Commerce President R. Brad Wolfe of Gulf Oil Corp. says a "very serious bottleneck" could be ended by removal of the tracks and adds: ''Frederick -vill eventually have to clear up some bottlenecks or our business will be at a standstill. For n nstance, it is so crowded at times m East Patrick street, it takes as nuch as half an hour to get in and out of Hamilton's Market." "W^nti It Made Permanent A. Meivin Seeger. of Seeger and Company, says he understands fie Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad have -entered into a temporary agreement with the Kagerstown and Frederick Railway to switch H. and F cars over their tracks and de- :lares. if such is the case, the city of Frederick should ascertain whether this temporary agreement could not be made permanent. "If it could, it certainly wo'uld bs to the benefit of Frederick city and the traveling public." he adds. slow freight or; or.e o£ our public streets would be a sure sign of advancement, ard I feel sure would have t r ie approval of the State .JJoads Commission." * A. W. Xicodemus. of A W. Xico- Inc. says removal of the track "v, iii be 3 great help to traffic over this part of Patrick /ireet." heir way early this af- ternoori to the starting post at Patrick and Jefferson streets/. City oolice were augmented by State Police and s*-ne military polic'e had aiso been secured to help cut over the course of about a block and a half. Patrick street v.-as cut off to traffic from Bentx to Jefferson street. Although the current warm weather has upped the use of wa- ' ter and July has been rather dry. the mid-summer water situation continues better ihan normal. At Fishing Creek. .Caretalcer Frank Weddle said the spillway was carrying quite an excess flow today. Ke said the creek benefited from the heavy storm Saturday. To Spray Cornfields If weather conditions are considered right, considerable spraying of corn fields may get under way the latter part of this week ' or the first of next v.-eek. There . has been no spraying as yet. even '-, of field corn, it was said. Sugar ' corn is just coming into silk in many fields. A spraying at this time, it was · said, may serve a double purpose --whacking both the Japanese beetle and " the corn borer. The beetle is jest about ai its worst and the second corn borer brood is due. The spraying rigs of the Freder- , , ick county group which ;s battling the beetle have covered roadsides of county pikes, in two election districts thus far. it was reported today. Their work continues daily and has already accounted for thousands of beetles. It was at first hoped that the county roads could be twice covered this summer but it is now believed it will not be possible to ' 20 over the entire county twice. As an experiment, several large trees c-r, Xorth Court street near the Church street intersect:o:i were sprayed this v.-eek but no other to be covered by th^ rigs. However, the city itself is spraying throughout the parks. positions last May and subsequent arrests has been one of the issues cited by the Cominform to illustrate what is referred to as lack of democracy within thc Yugoslav Communist party. It is believed thai Hebrang and Zujovic will be brought to trial after the Congress is over. . Answers Cominform : Belgrade. Yugoslavia. July 21 .·? --Premier Marshal Tito told 2.000 wildly cheering Yugoslav- Commun- . ists today their party had become the' "strongest and most successful Marxist-Leninist movement" in the nation's history. This apparently was his answer to charges from the Soviet Union and the Cominform that Tito and other Yugoslav Communist leaders '-ad deviated from the Marxist line and were pursuing sn anti-Russian policy. you--John Listener--may. in thc estimation of these jurists be allowed to hear." After the broadcast, he to-d ·newspapermen that WCBM is "going to fight" the contempt citation. New York-Twelve U S Communist party leaders and mem- aid to education: and-immediatc enactment of legislation raising the 40 - to prepare d running plans of rail thc western Successful Fire Drill Held At ° f ' Camp Detrick who viewed a fire on the military installation about 10 o'clock Tuesday night thought that one of the structures on the reservation was afire but it was learned today that thc blaze was nothing more than a piie of rubbish which was being burned to simulate a building aflame for a fire aril!. An official of the Public Relations Office ai Detrick said today that the results of the driH were very satisfactory.. The o'ril! was a complete surprise to all at De- cornmended for their prompt action. Estimated at over 500 yards from the nre house to the scene, it was said today ;hal the firemen v.-ere «t the Sre ar.d had a stream on the blaze v.-iihin a minute and a half after the alarm -.vas sounded. They had the 5re under control within three to four minutes. State's GOP Opens Fight Baltimore. July 21 '.-P.--Maryland Republican leaders today opened iheir campaign to \vin the state for the Dewey-vVarren ticket in November's general elections. Stanford Kofi". Westminster attorney who represents Carroll county in the Stale Senate and recently was elected chairman of the party's State Central committee, made these announcements: A general headquarters soon wil! be set up in Baltimore. Branch headquarters will be set up :n each of the state's six Congressional districts. County chairmen from all over e state will meet 'or an organizing luncheon in Baltimore next Wednesday. City workers will hold a general mass meeting on Sepember 9. Hoff has discontinued his law praclice to devote full time to the campaisn and expects to spend mofl of it traveling in the counties. He is the first Reoubiican state chairman to be paid for a full-time job and gets SS.OOO a year. 1 Cairo--Jewish sources in Haifa , said today that lighting -with ' Arabs* still was going on in northern Palestine on thc third day of the truce imposed by thc ; United Nations. A main Cairo ; thoroughfare was blasted last - night when a single unidentified plane raided the Esvptian capital. Trenton. N. J.--Gov. Alfred E. Driscol! today ordered the reactivation of the entire New Jersey civilian defense program. He said the wartime program would be set up on a "standby basis" un- 1 dcr the direction of ihe State Department of Defense. sal military training Army Sees Rush To Join Youths Enlist To Avoid Draft New York. July 21 ..-7--Three power by,using imports of Polish coal. The papers said the Russians 1 could get enough coal to restore the drastic power cuts which have darkened homes and shut manufactories in Western Berlin. 1 This second Soviet gesture was ' heralded with blaring headlines and editorials in the Communist press. It came as Berliners looked toward Washington for a solution in the fivc-\veek-old crisis. 5 Of 13 On Plane Saved ISo Threats To U. S. Iii U. IV. Seen By Him Washington. Juiy 21 ·.?,--Secre- tary Marshall said today he does not kr.o-.v of ar.y case in which a Jkreigner corning to this cour:try for '.he United Nations has in any way threptcned American security. Marsha!) thus d:savo\ved the testimony of two State Department officials before a Senate Judiciary ' subcommittee late last week that hundreds of foreign ager.ts may be operating subversively in the United States on United Nafions credentials. Members of the subcommittee said privately before Marshall's ' C imment at a news conference that ey expect some Con2ressional ac- lio-i ? f t r r the lawmakers rccon- \enc .Monday. j Marseiiie. r ranee. Juiy 21 .7" -Five of 13 persons aboard a French Air Force Wellington plane were rescued today after a forced landing in the Mediterranean, the French Air Force headquarters for Southern France announced. Headquarters did r.oi say that the remaining eight were definitely lost but merely that rescue planes had no! yet sighted them. Earlier the French News Agency had reported that 20 were aboard and that all had been rescued. The plane, ferrying families of French soldiers from North Africa back to France, was forced down; some 80 miles off the Mediterran- j can coast. It sent out an S. O. S. ' and French officials ordered planes ' and launches to the rescue. The Wellington took off from ' R"?h?ia. Alp^ria. t h i s morning, j bound for Istrid airport, near here, j Investigation Under Way While Man Is Jailed AtZee W-.iham Keecier. reported a rcs:der.t of Se\ cr:th street, was in ;he Frederick county ja;I ~in'.s while an investigation was be::-!g conducted by the State Police after. :t was said, he created a disturbance and c'ut the telephone wires leading i n t o his father's residence ji;,i off the new Frederick to Haserstown road about ; 2 mile from ihe intersection of the Rt. 40 roads 0:1 Tuesday evening. Sgt. W. K. May said todav the barracks received a call from the family about 9.30 o'clock iast ni::ht. that thc man v,as causing a disturbance about the place. Dis- patchkig Trooper C. H. DeWitt to . the scene. Sgt. May said the man , had fied before the trooper's ar- j rival. ' Reeder was Liter apprehended by State Trooper W. A. Mutchner ' while nn night patrol v.-hcn thc pcrus-orl man roUirncd to the home a u o U l 11 c lauck- | I "Hop Ross. IScero. Sought By Friends A l-.vo-day search has turned up no clues to the whereabouts of Austin "Hop" Ross, a colored resi- dcr;t of Jug Brldse. authorities said today. Ross, -.vho officials said is .-on~.e-.vhat of a "character." disap- oeared Monday wearing only a dark shirt snd a pair of brown oarits. A group r; friends msde a search for him last riight without locating him. Officers tell this story or. Ross. who has had severs: brushes with irse la'.v. Several years ago. they .·^d. he received a six-moriths House of Correction When it carne time for him to ieave 'or the "cut." he toid them to give him the incarceration papers arid he v.-ouid hitch-hike down. "I've 2Ot r.olhing to do until spring." he said, indicating he thought it v/as a "waste of gasoline" for the of- ,'icers to drive him to ihe House of Correction ;n a car. The officers ·.verc unable to comply, under the law. but said they had no doubt " \vou'.d have done exactly t he said he would do. To Ship Heavy Supply Of Army Equipment Saiina. Kas. July 21 .y -- A heavy supply of Army equipment reportedly v.-as being readied today for shipment from Camp Phillips to England. The information carne from a .-ource considered reliable. Thc source, who declined use of his name, said gun carriages, command cars, ambulances and other vehicles were loaded on 240 flat cars. In addition bo:-: cars reportedly were being loaded with such supplies as uniforms and blankets. Army officials in Washington said thc reported shipment appeared too large to be a normal consignment of replacement equipment for occupation forces in Europe. The source here said he understood the movement was being directed by authorities at the Smoky Hill Air Force base, a B-2^ bomber field. An Air Force spokesman in Washington, however, said the material was not Air Force shipment. hundred 18-year-olds lined up in front of the Army building early today to enlist in the Army anci Air Force. The line began forming at " a. m Contract Given For Slate House Work Annapolis. July 21 ·.·!»,--The first contract for renovation of thc State r - - House snd the Court of Appeals .It was so long v.-hcn Col. George building has been awarded to a'Bal- H. Hopkins arrived that he began t i m o r e ' f i r m . Governor Lane an- handhng enlistments half an hour nounccd yesterday . oc.ore the announced starting time j o hn McShain.'lr.c. received thc = Lnacr thc draft ia-.v io-ycar-olds may enlist for one-year instead of to be drafted for 2! monthr, of service. Open To Volunteers Washington. July 21 F--The armed forces opened thcr ranks today for 161.000 American I8-year- old.s to volunteer for a j-pecial one- year hitch and thus avoid a f.vo- ycar dra'i later. The volunteers may. up to a point, pick thc branch of service they ".-i?h to join. But the ncv. draft lav.- limits thc annual total of the special enlistments to 110.- ·100 for the Army. 36.000 for the Navy, including 6.000 for the Mn- and 35.000 for the Air Force For the first four weeks, besin- nina today, the Army \vill accept 10 000 men. the Navy-Marines 3.000. and the Air rVrce I 30O. E-J- contrsc' through the Department of Public Improvements after sub- m i t t i n g a low bid of S168.200 for architectural and structural work. Thc project includes construction of a tunnel between the State Kousc and thc Court of Appeals fauild- inc The General Assembly authorized a S525.000 bond issue for improvements to the biiiidinss at its last special session. T'-.r work is to be fir-.irhcri in time for thc regular session next -January. Blueprints drawn uo by thc staff of State Engineer John B. Funk show ofTires and committee rooms for the House of Delegates in a new section of the State House The Senate offices are to be built into the Court -.f Appeals building. Keo^irs to thc dr»mc ?r.(i orna- coLi-.vTrRAL FORFEITF,!) Collateral forfeitures were msde before Magistrate Alton Y. Bennett! in Peoples Court tms morning by George W. Moore. 130 West AH Saints street, exceeding 23. Sfi.45: and Carrol] A. Blank. Jefferson, operatintr w i t h o u t reeistralion Tird s:i I j.i A r r o s t - v,rre made by Tiooper C. H. DeWitt. " , o Cloth Is Proof Against Mosquitoes Washinclon. July 21 ;? -- Government people who counted thousands of mosquito bites jotted down these vital statistics on t h e i r scratch pads: 3. Mosquitoes scored only five hits in 2.000 dive bombing attacks on a human target clothed in an Army field jacket. 2. But the pesky thing* broke ' through 690 times in 5.000 ^tnkes against light Navy ny!on opposition. _ 3 Afte- toting 56 k i n d s of · ciothsng materials thc A g r i c u l t u r e Department's entomologists 'bug and insect specialists' came to the ?ad conclusion that no cloth is ikcetcr-proof. ' lis'.ments \vi!i te conducted by res- mental plasterinc of thc State ular recruiting oncers and qualified House's colonial -vine bc-c?n '-any this year, but will take at least another month to complete. youths vill be accepted in der in v.-hich they apply. After their one year's ^crvice-- to be confined to the continental V.mits of the United States--thc ;r-yc?.r-osd- must spend frorrs four to six years ;n an organized rc- scrve u n i t . The neace'.irre d r a f t }^.-'- requires "h^t ai! male citi/.ens. IS .through 2.x must register, but none can be drafted until reaching the age Registrations will start Au- Each Officer Give*; Ticket To The Other Ju!v 21 .T- - Hagerslown cars r-f C:t - The Robert Frush ard Deputy Sheriff G. Miller collided. Frush gave Miller a ticket , : ,, nc^rauons W m swn AU- **. r|Ein * rc £ kjc f driving. And ws: 30 beginning w i t h men of 25 : :- Iil]er f? vc F . n:sh a ticket char -and working down to the 18-vcar- In ". reck '*« a " vm « olds who ,,in o^n regi,terin, on ^'-lr'can "'" September 1 · Selective Serv.ce officials estimate it w iii be a month or MX re they ran ,rt up decide a draw. the chinery to govern cisssificstion an's deferments. ARRESTS DOCKF.TF.n Several arrests v.-er^: docketed ma- overnight b.- c.iy police. They were Asked To Form New ; French Govern men 1 Paris. July 21 i/p t --Andre Marie. ' a R a d i c a l SrvcialiM. announced to- | Hay hr b a « brri a;krd to form a new French government. , and charge?- Grace Powell. South Market street, intoxicated and di-- lurbiiig the peace, held under S30 . and costs: Walter Dahlgrecn. Baltimore, disturbing the peace, held under S20 and costs: John E. Nuse . RAI,LY CONTINUES New York. July 21 stock market carried through its rally for the second day r u n n i n g an(1 David B. Myers. Braddock ave- tocliiy attt-r three .si-vsions of severe ""e. d i s t u r b i n g the peace. Nuse weakness. Steel, r a i l w a y and oil po=U-cJ s5 collateral share? led the way \ \ i t h gain* run- ' S2 50. Arrests in t h e nilig to n o a i l y t \ v o p o . n t « Frac- t i o n a l i m p r o v e m e n t cL-e where. and Myers cases were made by S^K. Phobus and Sv.-om- w a s the rule 'py. Officers Shook, St'.ip, Twcntey i and Koyer. V. S. To Send New Note To Moscow: Not To Give Soviets Excuse For Making Situation Worse Washiiis::.)n July 21 p--American ofSiciais ai c readying new dio- lomatic moves today in a determined ciTor! to scttie the Berlin (.·;':y:s «,horl of w a r . These move*, including a new note to Moscow, erow out of a new. shrcr-poirit po!icy far acalnsg w i t h '.he p.xtromcly dangerous situation m the Ru5i;'.:i-b!ock.-.dcd Gcrm?u cspitu! Authorities f a m i l i a r v. ith !he latest developments say the policv cover.-, nn absolute determination 'not lo be kicked out of Berlin" But. they add. it alo embrace* equally stronj; decision-? - a » so seek a peaceful solution to the crisis and · b to use caution and restraint in both action and words so that the Soviets will be Riven no possible excuse for making the situation wjrse. j Thc nature of the basic policy decisions became known here shortly j after officials disclosed that top American authorities in Gcrmar.y had been ordered home for a quick scries of talks. Scheduled to reach Washington within the next 2-t hours are Gen. Lucius D. Clay, the American occupation commander: Ambassador Robert Murphy. Clay's top-rankinc ooliticn! adviser: and a representative of Lt. Gen. Curtis E. LeMpy. chief of the U. S. Air Force in Europe. Their talks appear likely to be a full review not only of the problem of supplying Berlin by air from the western zones of Germspy but of the exact military situation in Europe as welL Remains Hopeful « At the moment, ranking officials here are still hopeful that ihe Ber, lin crisis can be settled before it ' reaches the point, of open fightin.z. They do not. however, disguise their concern that it might lead to war. Their determination is that if there is to be shooting the blame must rest upon Russia and not upon the western powers. As one informant-put it: *'if the Russians want a war at this time I they can get it. but they will have i to bring it about themselves." ! Thc only major weakness which authorities here sec in the current position of the western powers results from the collapse of the Schuman government in France. Hov.-ever. there is strong hope that when a new French government is organized^ it will pursue the same foreign policy which the Schuman administration had followed--a policy of full cooperation with the United. States and" Britain. But while first emphasis -will be upon diplomacy, there appears lo be no disposition to relax the military alert. Officials insist that if Russia tries to use force to gain its ends, this country and the other v.-estern powers will be ready to resist with force. ·The military information Clay presumably is bringing back for policy-making officials probably dcals with thc deployment of American forces antl a last-minute assessment of intelligence reports on Russian troop dispositions in Germany. United States ground forces there consist only of about 96.000 troops. Of these, something less than 24.000 are combat troops, although She light!y larger constabulary force also is thoroughly trained in field combat. The balance of the occupation force consists of service ?nd technical personnel to handle supplies and keep equipment operating. Down in thc Trieste area. 5.000 American pround forces men are on watch, about 3.109 of them cora- bat troop?. Air Force Situation The picture !hc Air Force rcpre- ·=cntativc can present is something iike this On the scene i'. . Europe, mears- :n^ at bases in Western Germany or visitinc in England -- three crr.uos of B-29 bombers, s tot?.i of 30 aircraft- One group of World "»Var II F-47 fighters, a total o£ 75 planes: tv.-o troop carrier groucs. totaiiinc P5 airplanes of the tv.-ir.- en^irie C--7 type: fifty-four bi£ i'our-cncined transports sent to Germany temporarily to aid the C-47s ;n fivins supplies into beleaguered Berlin. " Due in Europe--16 F-SO jet nght- crs. no'.v on an exoerimental trans- Atlantic flight to Germany by v-sy of Greenland. Iceland and England: Also the 36th Flight Wing, equioped with F-SO jets. Tne A5r Force announced about three weeks aso that t h i « 75-planc £ro'jn. now stationed in the Panama Canal Zonf. would be transferred to Gcrmany to reinforce the obsolete fighters now there. The mobile striking' force in this countrj unon which the Arm might call for help in an emergency is .small--only 54.000 men. of whom 10.000 are service troops. And even these comparatively few men are needed critically at home to help t r a i n draftep* and recruits in the 1 Army expansion program. I lEWSPAPERr SlEWSFAPERl

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