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Today's News Today NEA FEATURE SERVICE A. P. LEASED WIRE AND FEATURES i Forecast Considerable cloudiness with sbou- r » anl scattered thunde-itorms «arly tuniKht followed by partly cloudy and cooler late tonight. VOL. LXV.- -NO. 237. Pr«s? Kun Today ' News -- 7.65O " Post -- 8.550 ' Total-- 16 200 t FREDERICK. MD.. FRIDAY, J U L Y 25. 19 48. TEX PAGES PRICE-- THREE CENTS CAA To Send Men To View City Airport Will Meet With Local Officials Monday; May Waive Certain : Compaction Needs Representatives of the Civil Aeronautics Administration are expected here Monday to meet \vith the city .officials and other ^interested parries concerning the possibility of waiving certain compaction requirements on Runway 3 at the Frederick airport, where some soft spots have developed. Mayor Lloyd C. Culler, disclosing the forthcoming meeting, said today thai he has written a letter to Joseph W. Moit. Jr.. district airport engineer of the CAA outlining the problems that have arisen in connection wi:h the soil compaction. fi The letter says the contractor for the clearing, grading and paving contract at the airport. T. Edgie Russeli. of Frederick, is unable to meet the compaction specifications on Runway 3. i Compaction is a technical term for the bearing power of the soil, it was explained here*. The specinca- tioas require a compaction of 95 per cent for the top nine inches of the sub-grade. Runway 3 is in a fill area made in 1946. It is a mixture of possibly four different ·'type soils. So far. the letter says, one-half of the compaction tests pass and the others vary from S5 per cent up to passing. On Wednesday. ,farther tests were made "by a consulting engineer representative in an effort to determine how io obtain compaction results. The compaction was worse after the test was made than before. "To date." the letter says, "we ,;have removed and replaced sex-en odd thousand yards of unsuitable material and have used approximately 900 tons of stone dust for stabilization which in total amounts to some S10.000 additional contract cost. We could continue this method of meeting compaction requirements except for the fact that we do not have sufficient funds to meet the extra cost involved which would be considerable for an- area 100 feet wide and 3.000 feet long. We only worked the k soft soots to spend the additional S10.000." The letter says Mr. Russell, after failing to get compaction on a section of Runway 3. decided the same would hold for the whole runway due to similar soil conditions and engaged Dr. Walter C. Boyer. of Johns Hopkins University, to make an inspection. Offers Solution Dr. Beyer's report, which v.-as included with the letter, said the , primary solution and probably the * most economical from the viewpoint of future maintenance, is complete removal of fill material and its replacement under careful control. "In addition the sub-base and base course should be laid prior to surfacing. This solution is presented as the only method of assuring low maintenance." An alternate solution, he reported "should include removal of evident areas of failure." This system, he indicated, would yield rea- 'sonabie results "but will probafalv entail high maintenance costs." The letter from the Mayor said consulting ensineers reviewed Dr. Boyer's test, did not agree with all statements made therein -and maintained comoaction could still be obtained to the required 95 per cent except for evident soft spots." '·Now since our consultants are unable to tell us or show us how to obtain the reauired compaction, please consider this our formal re- ?-;?uest to you to -.valve the 95 per cent compaction requirement for Runway 3 and the previously filled portion of the taxiway. We do not have ihe fund? necessary io remove the entire runway Sli and replace it. For your information the runway surface does not weave tinder loaded' trucks. All soft spots will be removed as they appear and we believe we have most of those removed already." The letter adds that the cont-v:- -*· tor has had no trouble in meeting compaction requirements in the area he hss graded under thc contract and asked early decision since Russell will be through paving Runivav 1 in about three workins: day?. There has been r.o trouble on the latter runwav. Producer Dies Route 40 Bids To Be Asked Soon Five Miles Between Pine Orchard And West Friendship To Be Relocated By State Bids on a five-mile relocation of t T . S. Route 40 between Pine Orch. ard and West Friendship are ten- · satively se» for advertisement late next month by the State Roads Commission, it was reported to- The Nation Today By JAMES MAR LOW \Vahington. July 23 .r--Presi- dent Truman's No. I problem, when he faces the special session of Congress next week, is tins: How to control prices and hv- «ug costs? He wants power to do that. But what kind of control can he ask of Congress? Last November, when pric-j weren't as high as they are now. he asked Congress for stand-by price control power. Which means power he could use New Party »' To Open Its 2 Who Slew 7 Persons Convention Captured Wallaceites Trying: Hard To Prove They Are Not Being Run By Communists One Shot Between Eyes And Other Surrenders After Gun Battle Van Wort. O. July 23 I ' -- T n o oulhfu! cx-con\ ids \\ho terroi -si Uavid W. Griffith Hollywood. July 23 i,P--David Wark Griffith. 73. pioneer movie and star-maker, died today. Best Known for his discovery of r.Iary Pickford and his famous 'The Birth of a Nation." Griffith had been inactive in pictures for many years, but the legend of his early days never died. He was siricken ill Wednesday night in his hotel suite and taken :o the hospital yesterday, -uffer- ing from a cerebral hemorrhage- He lost consciousness, and succumbed at 8.24 a. m. 'Pacific daylight time* in an oxygen tent. Oil Tanker Is Damaged TM By Flames Fire Breaks Out On Vehicle Near West Friendship Considerable damage was done to a Standard Oil Company tanker carrying a cargo of gasoline about 7.30 o'clock this morning when the brake-lining of the vehicle reportedly burned out. causing it to run off to the side of the highway on the Srst hill west of West Friendship and catch afire. Clerk James S. Hall, of the Randallstown State Police barracks, said that circumstances surrounding the mishap were not available. The name of the operator of the tanker was unknown at the local office of the oil company since the cargo, en route to this city. ori?inated in Baltimore. The under portion of the vehicle was thought to be damaged greatly by fire but li'.tle damage was caused when it ran off the h i j; h w a y. Some of the cargo was reported saved through the efforts of the West Friendship ana Sykesville fire departments which were called to the scene. A wrecking crew and another tanker were to be sent out by the Standard Oil Company in Baltimore early this afternoon, it was understood, to right the burned vehicle and salvage the remaining gasoline. It was also said that the gasoline which was spilled on the highway and in an adjoining field later caught fire and finally had to be extinguishc-d by the firemen. The top and sides of the gasoline carrier was also reported damaged bv Sre. The lire? were burned off the vehicle and will need replacement. At the time of the accident the highivav was reported clear and drv. ,, A: the same time, i: \\as learn- · ed that the commission has award- ed-a- con tract to T. Edgie Russell.- of Frederick, for the construction of 3.375 miles of the River Road in Montgomery county. The con: tract is in the amount of S277.742. The Route 40 relocation contract is a continuation of what even' tually will be a new road from ; Frederick to Baltimore. A dual ' highway extends, or is being built. . from the Baltimore city line to , Pine Orchard. Surveys are continuing from West Friendship to" ward Ridgeville. It is understood that complete construction plans for the five-mile P i n e Orchard-West Friendship stretch are ready and rights-of- I way are now being negotiated . i Survey 240 Also It was also learned that approximately 27 per cent of the survey being made for a relocated Route 240 from Frederick to Brink in Montgomery county has been finished but no plans submitted as yet. This route will provide a new modern highway into Washington. The route will tie in at Brink with the recently improved road from Brink to Gaithersburg. This Route 240 stretch had been one of the worst on the road. It is now the best for smooth travel and there appears to be sufficient right- of-way to extend the width to at least three full lanes in the future. The Russell contract award had been delayed pending approval by the Public Roads Administration and the Montgomery County Commissioners. Clearance came this week and the job is now ready to start. It embraces grading, drainage and surfacing of 3.375 miles Philadelphia. July 23 · I---Henry _. and when, he thought prices A. Wallace comes to town today to . finally had climbed too high. Conta k e charge of a third party he Ohio with seven tlayinijs in the las-, gress didn't give him the power. an j ms friends arc trying hard to 14 days, hit the end of their crime Now, it seems, he thinks the time prov e is not being run icft-handcdly career today at a Van Wert conn- has passed for stand-by power and j b v the . Communists. ty police road block One \\as d \ that prices need to be controlled: Wallace's arrival marks the for- ing. ...hot between the «.-c*. and t!sc nght now. I5la i launching of the Srst serious o'.her captured At least, that's what hc said last attempt since 1924 to cut across TWO police oncers were ·Aoun-1- month in a speech at Los Angeles. Democratic and Republican lines ed But the question, the terrific witl , a t hj r d candidate for the O i question, is: How can prices* be presidency. controlled now? He could ask for i n that ' i ong a|;o era lhe 5icket either of these things: of Robert M. LaFollette. Sr.. and 1. Price control on just about .Burton K. Wheeler got about 4.- everything. as in wartime. 300000 vote-: 2. Or. price control on a select- Estimates now range between ed list of key items in American lhal and 9.QOO.OOO for the vote total living, like meat, dairy products. like , y lo be amasscd bv Wa llacc "C^ ""'" poultry, coal, steel. antt his ruim i ng ma te. Senator Glen But if the to control tain fields, be needed to see that p: in the w ild flurry of rifle and oistol shots which ended the greatest manhunt Ohio ever ha wit- James C. \Ve--t. 24-year-oU! bespectacled i eformatoiT: parollcv from Parkersburi;. W. Va . de-scribed a? the "Run happy" member of the bandit pair, was shot between Robert trols work. se j f R j ves Wallace almost no chance Eisenhower And Deicey Talk Crisis Prf\\Ssns. X Y . J u l y 23 r-- Gyv. Thomas E. L)e\\ey a-id Gen. tb; critical " European Mtuation .it a MJrprjje cv:ifcrcnce here to- E;-e;:h\n-. ·;. pi evident jf Co!um- Oia University, came so P a w l i n g a! Dewey s sequel They di«cussel 'European alTa.rs and our m:S!tary {·stablishsncnt. an ssde of Governor Dewey saw! The \s-.t of the World W.-ir Two Allied Supreme Commander ::: Europe preceded by one day she -choduled conference here by Gov Dewey with Senator A r t h u r li Vandenbcrx and John Footer Dulles :o diMruss the foreign Miuauon i:» general and the Berlin crisis in De\\ey had made no prior announcement of the Eisenhower conference. "Ike and Mi-*. Eisenhower motored to New York city this niorinnu. They !ia«l lunch with the Governor and Airs. Dewey nnd were to :cti!in late today. It \ \ a « understood that Di-wey suuzh: Eisenhower's views particularly on thc Central European situation. which have kept the midwest in a formaUv of election, there was none in the new Republican or Democratic camps . ,7" l ° say that his race will not affect or some agency set up specially vitaUy thc Novembcr outcome . within an existing government de- The Republicans h , ha . partment. such as the Commerce or Agriculture Departments. That would be a problem all by '^"^ ^'^ocr^Tert itself ana prooably would take. votes ^ the b| , . m ° nt f ls '. . . ,. . , to cinch the election of their nom- :' wcre *»»««« a{ a road bl ^'' *« But ngnt here tne proolem gets inee G Tho deeper ana very tough for Mr. Kew York. Truman: The p emocrnts ^histle valiantlv Suppose, say. he asks for price h Wall ,, former N ,, j. control on meat, \\ould that mean er v . jn , ure as votes "away Thc ° nicers st °PP cd " for a routinc trying to roil back the price of ·_,,__ ,-__ ,-*,-VD u .* t meat to some figure where it «'«.!*£ D "rtv months ago? : p - ' * i wwo*/»y nc. *«. i..·£,·. i.ivu*. ,,!»,,,,__ _ - _ ,, _ . . - _ chairman of labor rep- and if-Congress passed such a l^-TM"" vt -J 1 '"" 1 evc ?' st f te , * re n-ir-r. r-nnt--»l law- · r epresented on a national labor Th a - r-ot an 'committee supporting Wallace and *«" «'iU» a bullet in o iJ +£ » . 'Tavlor. " . t h e slug lodgin? in his arm Could the government attempt ~. , , .. , , .to control the price of meat with- · , F '"£ erald hsted 4 AFL ""'ons. out going all the way back the .^pj£ ^oups.J4_railroad broth- line? If feed prices went up but meat prices were frozen, the meat in- It might mean trying to freeze the price of meat, at the point it had reached when- ; The highway patrol, local police. FBI nnd other oflicial bad set up road blocks all over the northern half of the state after two more killings eariy today, and the road blocks oaid off. Van Wert countv and citv officials miles northeast of here, where Route? 224 and 627 meet. A drivcaway truck, with four automobiles aboard, approached. ncers stopped it f check. The driver of the truck came out Meanwhile. Albert J Fitzgerald of the cab - an Army riflc blar -'"S" Sgt. L. D. Conn. 42. Van Wert ooliceman. went down w i t h a bullet in his chest. Frank A. Fricmoth. -15. county same protector, also his breast. \ in his Both officers, with Sheriff Roy Shaffer. blazed away with their erhoods and six independent un- *uns despite thc- wounds, and Conn ions as having membership on the finally hit thc driver between the labor committee. eyes with a machine gun bullet. U*i H_*_O v» «_X t i » VJL.I-1J. lllt I lit-tit- H i -- _ __- _ ,, . , » · *- * ttr · dustry would be caught in an un- '. He said **«* wU1 °e 1.000 mem- · The driver was identified as West. fair squeeze. That would be one: faers o£ the Sroup of labor leaders As the firing ceasea a man crawl- sided price control. Suppose Mr. Truman asked for : faers of the S u p p o r t i n g the Wallace-Taylor ed from one of thc four trucks on ticket. the driveway, his hands in the air. north of Potomac and extending toward Seneca. Project Approved The commission, it was learned, has also approved institution of another Montgomery county project extending from old Germantown toward Boyds. It is understood that labor from a prison camp established near Gaithersburg recently will be used :n widening and shoulder work along this highway and the commission will later authorize resurfacing. Tne prison labor camp is the only one of its kind in Western Maryland, utilizing Kou?e of Correction convicts. - - , The pesky fly in the third partv . He said hc was Daniels, and the c : ointment was the Communists that highway natrol said he admitted coal and steel ' i opponents said were calling the ne and West had committed the He could hardly ask for price , E1 "e nal s for the Wallace-Taylor gov- seven killings for which they had : coatrol on them unless he also asked for control over the wages of people working in those fields. eminent-^ Accused By ADA VRGES TRACKS' REMOVAL Removal of the tracks from Eas; Patrick street wouid be appreciated -''y both thc business men of Fred- ?u.-rick JHT the motoring public. Charles F. Kariman. local roonr." contractor ssid in a letter. "All alons t'-.is street are cuitc a large number of business places as \veil a* thc streets adjoining, and thc c'imiraticn of these tracks would remove the "ra-"nc hawd*: ·'·h'c'r. occur from time ;o t i m e " hc wrote. PAYS S23 FIXE j.^ Charged with acting in a disor- ; "derly manner at the home of a rcla- ' tive just off the r.sv.- Fredsrick lo Haserstown road during which time it is alleged that he cut the tele- rhons wires at the residence. Atlr^ William Recder. v.-as found auilty by Magistrate Alton Y. Bennett in Peocles Court this morning and paid a fine of S25 and cost. Session To Be Short One Washington. July 23 .¥--A prediction that the special session of Congress will last no longer than a month and produce few--if ar.y-- new laws came today from a ranking Republican leader in the House. Outlining what he called his party's "don't-get-excited" strategy. this GOP spokesman said the lawmakers may call it quits within three v. eeks of their reconvening next Monday. If an;- bills do get through, he told a reporter privately, they may include some sort of Federal aid for education--"about a 50-50 chance"--and one or inore civil riahts proposals. This leader said it :« very un- hkeiy tSst housing or anti-'r.fja- ;ion measure? will be brought out *"or formal debate, although there rray be .some further committee discussion?. In the same category, he said, is a pending bill to lend :he United Nations S65.000.000 to begin construction of a oeimanent U. X headquaners in Xew York "Xothins much will be passed," he faid. "There will be r.o .minor legislation of any kind put throu3*i. and I am not sure arivthing ci?e will be ei;'-.er. We will be out of here in three weeks, or a month at ;he verv outside." To Exhibit Machinery At Local Fair , Implement Dealers ; Assn. Announces i Plans For Display « · It was announced today that the ; Implement Dealers Association · composed of dealers from Frederick and adjoining counties, has worked out a satisfactory agreement with the Frederick County Agricultural Society whereby the dealers will put on a display of farm implements at the Frederick Fair which is to be held October 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. and 9. Ciyde O. Koons. former president of the Implement Dealers Association, said the dealers, who arc about forty strong, expect to concentrate the display of machinery in one area and make it one of the finest exhibitions that has been shown at the fairgrounds in some years. Arrangements are also being made for a large disolay of ros- ehirjery in the annual Cavalcade, on ".he race track ir. fror.t of the Grandstand. Koons said. It is hoped 'hat with the help of the manufacturers the dealers will be able to display a complete line of farm machinery, cut the uncertainty of production may interfere. With the display put on by deal" crs from this county and the adjoining counties, it is expected that a lar.se number of farmers from these localities will aticnd the f ' lo view the line of ne".v impro* men;? :n farming machinery. Koons ·aid today. been sought over 20 slates the last two weeks. charge, voiced by the Amer- Sergeant Conn's condition was But if that happened, the ieajrs I icans for Democratic Action--an ag- reported as critical at Van Wert of labor unions in those fields' Sregation of former New Dealers-- Hospital, and attaches there said would be sure to protest by saying: j provoked Dr. Rcxford Guy Tug- West "could not possibly live." "This is unfair. The government well into a statement that the as- No trace of thc regular driver of controls -wages in just these few . sertion was an "unscrupulous and the driveaway truck had been fields. But workers in all other : demagogic denunciation worthy of . found, opening the possibility that fields can go ahead and get pay ' only the cheapest politics--insin- he. too. may have been a victim raises. They'll be free to make-cen^. hypocritical and immaterial." of the kil'ers in their search for more money while we're stuck." Tugwell. ex-Roosevelt b r a i n - transportation with which to evade Labor leaders generally are op- truster who heads the new party's capture in the ever-closing net posed to any wage controls any- ' 74-member platform committee, got which authorities had thrown way. | cheers from the Wallaceites as he around the up-state sector. Yet how can the price of some- denounced charges made by James thing like meat or steel or coal be Loeb. Jr.. ADA executive secretary- T\\-o controlled and kept in line by the Then Tugwell fed reporters their · ,, government if the meat packers, daily diet of planks that will be VelerailS Are Held and steel workers and miners a.-- ,contained in the platform to be free to fight for wage increases? 'adopted at a Sunday session after - Memphis. Tenn.. July 23 .P,-Something would have to crack. Wallace and Taylor accept their Two semi-paralyzed Texas veterans if, for instance, steelworkers got a : nominations in a local ball park were held in 55.000 bond each to- raise while steel prices were held Saturday night. day on Federal charges of intent under tight government control. He said the 6.500-word document to murder in connection with thc A raise for the workers would , --longest of any yet written in this shooting of a third paraplegic, increase the cost of producing steel, convention ridden city--advocates The two -- 23-year-old Wallace Then, unless the government per- ditching the Marshall Plan and the R'ce of Amarillo and 20-year-old mitted steei prices to rise, the steel Trurnan doctrine of aid to Greece Dow Duckworth of Gainesville-producers could complain they and Turkey. were arraigned before U. S. Com| were getting an unfair deal. · It proposes an even stronger missioner Leslie Nicholson yester- j And yet how can the govern- civil rij^its program than those day and their preliminary hearing j ment attempt to control prices and ' okayed by the Republican and s ct f ° r Wednesday, wages in a few industries without Democratic conventions and plumps controlling prices and wages in for the vote for 18 year olds. · the whole country? Satellite Leaders May Be Dropped Soviet Russia Is Reported Preparing For Purge Washington. July 23 ·'.T'.--Tn the midst of the Berlin crisis. Russia was said today to be stepping up pressure on her satellites to hand over power to more ruthless Communist leaders. Diplomatic authorities said reports indicate such stalwarts as Hungarian Deputy Premier Malthew Rakosi and Czechoslovak President Klenient Gottwnld may be headed for ultimate discard-if they escape a crackdown like the . Cominforrn's effort to oust Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia. . Their error, in Moscow's eyes, is j that they arc deemed y tco moder- i ate and. like Tito, too nationalistic. Rakosi. authoritative reports indicate, is suspected of trying to play a double role as a loyal Hungarian who seeks lo temper Communist party edicts yet ease the hardships of social revolution. He was in the forefront of last year's coup which resulted in the ouster of Fcrcnc N'agy as Premier and Nagy's self- exile to (he United States. In Czechoslovakia, the roundup last week of 71 persons who were accused of taking part in what was described as an American-supported plot against the new Communist refe'Ime was viewed here as the start of a ruthless purge. Officials familiar with Prague developments look for transfer of control by the end of the year to ; a. sroup considercd a ready to carry out party orders without compromise with non-Communist Czechs. U. S. To Carry Out Purpose In Germany American Forces Can And Will Make Our Policies Effective, Gen. Clay States Washington. Ju!y 23 j--Gen. Lucius D. Clay told house members today that American forces in Germany can and will carry out this government's intention to remain in Berlin. Clay. United States inilitar% governor in Germany. Icfl a 35-minu!e closed session with iome Foreign Affairs committee members and headed toward the White House where he had another engagement n tth President Truman in connection with discussions of the Soviet blockade of Berlin. Committee Chairman Eaton (R- XJ» and Army Secretary Kenneth Royal! issued the following joint statement concerning Clay's appearance before the House group: "Gen. C!ay presented to the committee the General conditions in Berlin and the action of the American troops and personnel in Berlin. "Gen. Clay reiterated the determination and the ability of American forces to carry out our stated governmental policy in remaining in Berlin, and supplying those In ;he American sector. "Chairman Eaton joined the Secretary of the Army in complimenting Gen. Clay upon the splendid manner in which he and his troops and civilian personnel are carryinK out their mission in Berlin nnd in Germany as a whole.'" Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross told newsmen he thought Clay was simply coming to the White House "for a farewell call before returning to Berlin." But there is something on top of all this: It's rationing. Suppose meat prices were controlled but people still were able to go out and buy up meat to suit ' themselves. That kind of competition among consumers is a Yugoslav Reds **-^ Backing Tito Belgrade. Yugoslavia. July 23 t. s!av Communists appe to be lining up solidly bc- Dr. Clyde Beck. Kennedy Veterans Hospital manager, said Rice shot Richard Hicks. 31. of Csnalou. Mo., in the left thigh July 15. The shooting occurred, he said, after ihe two men rolled their wheelchairs to the sunporch and fought until both fell to the floor. Rice obtained the pistol from Duckworth shortly after the fight. pressure that helps boost prices. --Yugoslav Communists ant-eared lhc doctor said - K * said Rice tried To take_away such pressure, the today lo be ,,,,,-,,_ UQ .£. ° to s ;hoot Hicks as he lay sleeping. Later, hc d 'he pu- hot Hicks Prices J e Firm Here At the arraignment. Duckworth Communisl'"party'con^TsTn- ^'~l^ ?°* ls * * 1° TM th this solidarity. Cheerr- erupted time and again yrsterdsv for Tito. Russia's Prime Ministe"- * gun. - . r T out it was throufc-n fear I did that." Theft Of Walcli From Meat price reductions, announc ed ;ri some larger cities, have not Sta!ln and the Yugoslav party -i s yet extended to Frederick, avail- Verier Minister Alex Rankovic ("ornsr Tnvf»^ti«rat«-rl able information indicated today. a o£ressed the 2.000-odd delegate. P " "^iticu _ A large chain had cut prices on *ito. Rankovic. Vice Premier Ed- :-ome items four to six cents a uard Kardelj. minister -.vithout pound in the Xexv York and Chi- Portfolio Milijan Djilas and Franz with cago areas. Leshkovic of SJovenia were iden- Inquiries today disclosed that "ified for the first time as rr.ern- v meat prices here have shown little bcrs of thc Yugoslav Commur.ir,; or no change in the last week. One Politburo. butcher ?aid pork products advanced slightly recently but beef is about "boxHng its own. STOCKS AGAIX ADVANCE A r rede-rick man :; being held in Ihe county jail in connection an investigation into the theft of a -natch from a corpse, it was reported today. City police booked Ciarles E Geisler. 31. on an open charge. State's Attorney Eduin F. Xikirk. who v/as con:actcd. sa:d a charge Butter at some Stores "dropped ^'York. July Z3 J»-The stock of larceny would be preferred. r r-i^"* vl_-*\» V.A-, ^.^,3 . a ·_ _. i n * " " V. T 3Tr*r» TT*ac o!l/**T**t 1 s\ ti market headed uoward watch wa« alleged to have ALFRED DECKER DEAI ! Chicago. July 23 tPi--Alfred 1 packer. 76. founder and board' chairman of Society Brand Cloth'«. Inc., died todaj' of a heart ailment, i FARM TOUR TODAT A number of Frederick county farmer? were part:cipatir.2 :oday in a farm tour covering three farms in Frederick and Washington count : cs. Demonstrations '.\erc con- riiicted at two Washington county f;rm« this morning and thc farm group, from four .states, was to move to the Otis King property near Frederick this afternoon to see fie most modern method? and machines for control of the Eurof"?n corn borer and Japanese beetle. CHANGES PROPOSED Washington July 23 3--Xon. Communist oath-: for employers, now required only of union leader.-, were proposed today by Rep. Hartley R - X J . Thc House Labor committee chairman told reporters he thinks several changes may have to be made in the Taft-Hartley act. Hartley, who is co-author of ' the labor law. paid his committee j will meet late next week to study ! sugested changes. He added that . he does not know whel'ier any action i likely d u r i n g the specia' been stolen from the clothir.s It was the fourth raliv in a was generally reported at around Relief Seen In Cool Air Mass Temperature Due To Take Fall Here A cool air mass moved toward this section this morning from the mid-west and the local forecasters «iid they felt certain it would bring definite relief from the 10112 spell of warm, humid weather by tomorrow. Temperatures dropped slightly overnight after a minor storm passed the city but the low -was only 67. Precipitation was less than a tenth of an inch in Frederick. The weather station said this morning that as an indication of thinss to come here, temperatures in Chicago dropped cicht decrees from 1.30 a. m. to 9 a. m. with thc latter hour bcinj the cooler as wind? turned to thc northwest. Thcy reported that relief from hot weather reached Xcw York yesterday. A "front Damage" was predicted for tonight here and the bu- reau'5 -3.c3corr:e forecast for Saturday v.-as ' fair, cooler and less humid." Scattered showers and thuri- dcrsiorrns with a maximum of S3 tc 90 decrees was the prediction once more for this afternoon. A maximum of 92 degrees was recorded here yesterday afternoon, thc warmest since early in the month. The alr^ost daily showers are re- tardinc farm and garden work, Marketing of wheat has ajiain been flowed, ciicgir.g of early potatoes is -iRi'ed and .--pravinc for beetles, borer-- and other bugs has stopped. Baptists To Meet At Hood Next Week Summer Assembly And Training Union Convention Booked For the second year, the Mary- 1 land Baptist Summer Assembly and · Training Union Convention will be : conducted on the campus of Hood College next week, commencing on Wondav morning and lasting until the following Sunday. Rev. Willia'-n C. Royal.- pastor of the First Baptist church, this city, is the presi- · dent of the assembly which in years previous gathered at Braddock Heights for its annual convention. The orogram commences on Monday afternoon with registration at two o'clock. At 6.45 o'clock th;:t evening, the first vcsoers service will be conducted by Rev. Vernon Richardson, pastor of the University Baptist church in Baltimore. Mi;s Virsinia Atkinson, of the State ! Baptist Training Union staff. ivill conduct a fellowship hour to con; elude the first day's events. | Commencing on Tuesdav morning, courses of training will be conducted along the line of Sunday School work and the work of the Training Union of the churches. These will be "held each day. The Woman's Missionary Union of Maryland will conduct its meetings in the early afternoon. Recreation is planned to occupy the time of the conference-goers in the " · afternoon. At night a vesper* | service, a worship in the chapel and ' a social hour are scheduled. Dr. Merrill D. Moore, director of promotion, associate secretary and member of the executix-e committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. iv;ll speak each ex'eninsj and on Sundav. Among the per' sons from the Frederick church who will aid in the program of the conference is Jlrs. M. G. Rogers, wise will be the organist. appearance ~. ~ v . u . - - -- ,-Oleomargarine in quarter sticks, the turn with gains running to s ^ s - Swomley and Phefaus. Officer similar to butter, may be having nearly 2 points Oils and steels poone and Deputy Sheriff Crousc some effect on the butter market, came in for a little attention but ' ook Gc.s'.er m'.o custody early to- advance were fractional for the ^ a "- Tsost part. Balhurst C, Huntingdon 'Rolled': S91053 Taken Alexandria. Va.. July 23 '.-P-When Bathurst C. Huntingdon. Sprinsfieid. Va.. farmer, went to sleep in city market here the olhar night, he had a S9.053 roil in his pocket. And when he awakened next morning, it was missing, the 65- year-old farmer complained to police. Just before he fell asleep. , he was talking to two other men. j Huntington recalled. A cab driver and z detective told i police about seeing two men with , a large roll of money the next day. I Police arrested Stanley Avers. 35, : Groveton. and Thomas D. Decker. 32. New Alexandria, on charges of "rolling" farmer Huntingdon. They pleaded innocent in civl and police court yesterday and were released under 55,000 bail each pending grand jury action. TO BROADCAST SATURDAY A broadcast bv transcription from CANDIDATE ARRESTED , WBAL. Baltimore, in connection Richmond. Va . .Tuiy 23 -P--An ' with the Maryland Soil Conserva- t Atlanta. July 23 f,--Fire broke independent candidate for the tion Field Day at the Thrasher Farm [out in the wirephoto department of United States senate was arrested · on August 18. was announced lo- V£ irephoto Equipment Ts Dc-*lrovc(l Bv Fire I the Associated Press office on the ; fifth floor of the Atlanta Journal | b u i l d i n g early today and destroyed here last night on a charge of vio"- 'day. Those \vho w i l l take part in lfing Virginia segregation laws {the broadcast are Klmer I Eshle- Howard H. Carwile posted S l O O ' m a n . W i l l i a m K. H:ir.*v and R. K. joquinmcnt. furnishings and records! bond a f t e r the arro«t for his ap- Delaplaine Thrv will bt heard I v a l u e d at thousands of dollars. j p c a r a n c e in police court Tuesday. I S s t u i x l a v at 12.05 p. m. Tokyo. July -3 -P --A slender Japanese youth walked confidently into the Attorney General's finance office and asked for the pay- roii of the crime detection div : - sion An official handed him 434.000 ye-, ^S!.607 U. S.. The youth calmly signed a receipt, wrapped the money eare- fully, stuck tlie b u n d l e under his arm and sauntered out. A ffw minute 1 ! later, the real pr.j roll cleric appearcd- Extended Forecast Extended weather forecast (4^: Partly cloudy and cooler Saturday, becoming wanner again about Monday and cooler again by Wednesday. Showers about Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures for the period will average 2 to 3 degrees below the seasonal norrra? and rainfall will (average : ; to 1 iMfc. NEWSPAPER!

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