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Today's News Today A P. LEASED WIRE AND FEATURES NBA FEATURE SERVICE VOL. LXIX.--NO. 45 Man Injured lln Accident ties, Aged 45 William T. Coughlin Had For Long Time Been In Charge Of Roosevelt Stables William T. Coughlin, 45, of near New Market, died Wednesday evening at 7.25 oclock at the Frederick Memorial Hospital from injuries he sustained when a tractor-trailer collided bead-on with his car earlier in the day. Death was due to internal injuries. Coughlin was driving his car toward Frederick on Route 40 near Jug Bridge when a tractor-trailer operated by Edward Gray Creighton, of Baltimore, went out of control sidewiped another vehicle and then ran head-on into Coughlin's car Driver of the other car was Lorraine A. King, of Berwyn, 111. * Trooper Kenneth H. Tichnell, the investigating officer, preferred a charge of reckless driving against Creighton. No further charges will, be preferred. The trooper said the accident-occurred as Creighton, going east, applied his brakes to slow down for a car making a turn off the highway and lost control. Born, near Adamstown, Coughlin was a son of the late Richard and Hannah Young Coughlin. He retired on October 31 of this year after a 26-year enlistment in the i(J S Cavalry. He was stationed with'Troop E of. the 3rd Cavalry Division at Ft. Myer, Va., before mechanization of the corps. Later, he spent two years in Germany with the Army of Occupation, returning in mid-summer of this year. During his enlistment, he spent a number of years in. charge of the stables of President Franklin D. Roosevelt at Hyde Park. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Clarence Honaker, and Miss Virginia Coughlin, and one brother, ^Clifton Coughlin, all at home. The body will be removed to the late home this afternoon where friends may call after six p. m. Funeral services will be held there in charge of Rev. Leon P. F. Vauth- ier at two o'clock Saturday afternoon, with interment in Mt. Olivet cemetery. W. E. Falconer, funeral director. ----« ^Volcano Ashes Shroud Dead MAHINOG, Camiguin Island, Philippines, Dec. 6 (#)--Flaming Hibok Hibok volcano hid its toll _ of dead today under a smoking [ blanket of ash which rained for the third successive day on seven burned villages. So far 209 bodies have been recovered. Official estimates say 500 more probably are buried in a six square mile area covered by lava and volcanic ash. It may be a week before total casualties in Tuesday's eruption are known. Poisonous fumes rising from molten lava and red hot ash drove search crews from the stricken villages on the charred slopes of Hibok Hibok. Two new blasts shook the volcano Wednesday. » Searchers who approached the "··'buried villages said they saw scores of burned bodies in the hot blanket of ashes. Ten thousand people crowded into this little seaside town of 3,000 waiting for the governor to decide whether they could be evacuated to nearby Mindanao island. (Philippines News Service said 10,000 of the island's 45,000 people alrea'dy had fled.) Weather Forecast Fair tonight with lowest 45/50. Friday rather cloudy, windy and mild with chance of scattered showers. Press Run Today J Post --9.050 7,875 ,, . ,, 1 TOU1-- lb.9,25 FREDERICK, MD., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6,1951 TWO SECTIONS TWENTY-TWO PAGES SECTION PRICE--THREE CENTS ^Deadlocked Between White Russia, Greece PARIS, Dec. 6 (#)--Hopelessly deadlocked between White Russia and American-backed Greece, the United Nations General Assembly today temporarily postponed the election of an llth member of the Security Council. Earlier Chile and Pakistan were elected to fill two of the three vacancies, almost without opposition. 'fe After eight inconclusive ballots failed to give either the Russian or American candidates the required two-thirds majority for the third seat, the Assembly decided to wait before continuing its voting. The delay was intended to give the opposing factions time to try to line up support which could give victory to one or the other in the later balloting. The United States, in weeks of political maneuvering here, has · sought to line up the delegates in favor of Greece, North Atlantic treaty partner which could be expected to vote with the west on critical issues. Tobey 'Guarantees' Eisenhower Will Run WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (^---Senator Tobey (R-NH) said today "I guarantee" that Gen.'Dwight D. Eisenhower will let his name go bei fcfore the voters in New Hampshire's ^presidential primary next March. Tobey's flat statement that the General won't disappoint his Republican backers by refusing to be represented in that contest came amid new attacks on the Truman administration. Senator Duff'(R-Pa), a leader of the organized Eisenhower-for-Presi- dont Republican group, declared "the Democrats must be thrown out" of office in the 1952 elections, and he added that Eisenhower is (·the man who can assure it. Duff set forth his- views in a speech last night at an Eisenhower rally in Manchester, N. H. Water Level Rises; More Rain Is Likely Fishing Creek reservoir water level was only three feet from the top this morning as a result of the recent heavy rain and the forecaster said there likely would be showers tomorrow and again ph Saturday. Caretaker Frank Weddle said the water level was still moving up slowly this morning but he didn't expect it to reach the full mark before another good rain. Very mild December weather is expected with a maximum near 70. It may turn a little cooler by Friday night. Yesterdays-high was 58 and the overnight minimum was 38. Local Hunter Hurt By Blow On His Head Charles Bohn At Baltimore Hospital With^kuU Fracture Charles Bohn. 33-year-old operator of a neighborhood grocery store on West Fourth street near Wilson avenue, is in University Hospital, Baltimore, with a fractured skull he mysteriously received on a deer hunting expedition to Garrett county. Bohn's brother, Donald, of Hagerstown, and a friend, Meredith Blank, of Shookstown, who were in the hunting party, said today they believed someone hit him in the head and robbed him of between $40 and $50 in Oakland early Monday morning. Bohn had gone to Oakland to a restaurant early Monday morning, and Blank said the proprietor of the restaurant found the Frederick man lying in the street after leaving the restaurant. Blank and Bohn were returning to their cabin at Deep Creek Lake later in the morning and Bohn stated he thought someone hit him. Bohn could not account for the injury. On Monday" evening the members of the hunting party took Bohn to Dr. Thomas F. Lusby of Oakland where he was treated for a bruise on the head. Blank said Bohn began complaining of a severe headache on Tuesday evening and was taken to Garrett Memorial Hospital at Oakland where he was x-rayed. On Wednesday, he was taken to University Hospital in Baltimore and today his condition was described as fair. Truman Keeps Eye On Tax Disclosures KEY WEST, Fla., Dec. 6 (#·)--Of- ficial silence today clothed any possible future steps President Truman may take in connection with the inquiry into Internal Revenue Bureau scandals. Close associates said he is following developments at Washington with intense interest and a willingness to "let the chips fall where they may." These associates said Mr. Truman did not request yesterday's resignation of Charles Oliphant as chief counsel to the Internal Revenue Bureau, but that he knew that the resignation was coming. Because Oliphant announced his resignation before it reached the White House, there will be no formal letter of acceptance from the President announced here. This is a White House rule. Mr. Truman told a news conference here he wants to get to the bottom of the situation and that any persons found at fault will have to suffer the consequences of their wrong-doing. Subsequently, highly placed aides said Mr. Truman had quietly sent out word that he wants a genuine "house cleaning" of any officials whose outside activities may be of such a nature as to embarrass his administration. Stepinac Asserts Right To Bishopric - KRASIC. Yugoslavia, Dec. 6 (/Pi- Archbishop Alojzijc Stepinac grimly asserted his right to the title of Archbishop today and said his release from prison changed his situation "only slightly." The Roman Catholic 'primate of Yugoslavia revealed that conditions of his release by Premier Marshal Tito's government included a ban on his performing the duties of Archbishop and confined him to this tiny Croatian village, where he was born. But in an interview, Stepinac firmly declared today: "I am the legitimate Archbishop and I am not a formed Archbishop. If the Pope wants it, I am ready to quit my archbishopric, but I will never give it up to government pressure.'" (In Rgme, Vatican circles took quick exception to the conditions of the prelate's release and declared "no civil authority" could oust him from his place as spiritual head of Yugoslav Catholicism.) Economy Silo Plant Sold To Lumber. Co. Property In Operation , HereFor Approximately 50 Years Purchased By Bowers Firm Negotiations have been completed for the sale of the real estate of the Economy -Silo and Manufacturing Company, for approximately 50 years one of Frederick's well- known establishments, located at the corner of East Sixth and East streets, to the William D. Bowers Lumber Company, it was learned today. The transaction embraces ^ Economy's silo manufacturing plant and covers the brick buildiug, with full basemen.t, and large frame sheds. There is in the neighborhood of 20,000 square feet under roof in the buildings. The property is serviced by three railroad sidings. Possession will be given in March and the Bowers Lumber Company, it is understood, will use the property for both manufacturing and storage purposes. The consideration, which it was reported was substantial, was not disclosed. The Economy Silo and Manufacturing Company has been in business since 1902. It was originally incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware and the business started in a property which was rented in Conshohocken, Pa. The late P. L. Hargett and Douglass H. Hargett were the principal organizers of the firm. Sines the members of the company were Frederick county persons, it was decided to move the business to this city and the brick building was built in · 1903 and 1904. Since that time there has been added brick factory - space and storage sheds. The firm has manufactured principally the Economy wood stave silo and also prepared vitrified glazed tile silos from tile purchased from kilns at Carbon, Ind. Water supply tanks for farm stocks .and chicken brooder houses were also manufactured at the Economy plant and attracted a number of buyers. The firm has enjoyed a widespread trade, particularly through New England states and New York, in addition to the Middle Atlantic states, dealing directly with the retail purchasers. Its reputation with regard to the quality of its silos has been firmly established through long use. There are some silos produced by. Economy which are still in use after more than 40 years. * Mrs. Harry O. Schroeder, who has been president of the company since 1936 and has been with the firm practically since it was organized, says the firm has always enjoyed a very successful business. The Economy silo output over the years has run into the thousands. When the elements were favorable and corn crops were good, silo business was at its best--generally through the late summer and early fall. In years of poor crops, the sales naturally veered off to some extent. Mrs. Schroeder succeeded to the presidency of the company following the death of Thomas H. Haller, who had succeeded P. L. Hargett. Her husband became treasurer of the firm in 1927 and has continued in that capacity since that time. The sale was negotiated through Philip Wertheimer, local real estate broker. WE ALL K"OW IT WASHINGTON. Dec. 6 UP)--Retail food prices reached a new high on Nov. 15, the Bureau of Labor statistics reported, today. The bureau's index hit 231.2 based on an eight-city survey. CARS GOING TIP WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 fP) -Higher prices for automobiles can be expected to result from a government order, ready for issuance tonight, authorizing car makers to compute new price ceilings. COMMISSION RECEIVED A commission has been received at the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court from Governor McKeldin appointing W. Clinton McSherry, Frederick attorney, a member of the Commission on Interracial Problems and Relations. * 7 Local GIs BackFrornWar . SEATTLE, Dec. 6 (JP)--Forty- three men from Maryland are among 2,914 Army rotation troops from the Far East due here today aboard a military sea transportation "vessel. The troop list includes: Pvt. Francis L. Brown, Box 1, Lantz; Pfc. Russell E. Delauter, Thurmont; Sgt. Algie L. Coins, Rt. 1, Rocky Ridge; Cpl. Austin A. Jenkins, 20 Court street, Frederick; Cpl. Thomas E. Sanders, 316 East Main street. Emmitsburg; Sgt. Robert L. White, 30 South Bentz street, Frederick; Cpl. John S. Young, Rt. 4, Frederick* Deeds Recorded For Sales Of Properties Deeds were recorded in the clerk's office for the sale of several properties. Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Hargett have sold to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Ganley a farm of approximately 218 acres and improvements in New Market district, consideration being in the neighborhood Of $25,000, according to revenue stamps. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton M. Zimmerman have sold to Mr. and Mrs John H. Garst a farm of aboul 153 acres and improvements ' in Walkersville district, consideration being around $23,000. Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Eicholtz have sold to Mr. and Mrs. John M. Getzendanner a tract of about 38 acres and improvements in Mt Pleasant district, consideration being around $7,000. Urged Take More Active School Part State Grange Says Matter Should Not Be Left Entirely To 'Professionals' Education, taxes and draft deferments were among the subjects touched upon by reports and resolutions adopted this morning by delegates to the 77th annual Maryland State Grange conference. Opening the third and concluding day's session in the Francis Scott Key Hotel at 9 o'clock today, was a panel discussion on developing better Granges, led by A. B. Hamilton. Reports of the resolutions and agriculture committees followed. Salary increases for teachers provided by Maryland counties have resulted in the greatest differences in schedules since the passage of the State Equalization Law in 1922, it is stated in the annual report of the joint tax committee of the State Grange and the Farm Bureau. "We believe", the report continues, "that the public should be better informed about financing and operating public schools. Citizens as individuals, as groups, and through organizations, should take a more active part in school affairs, and not leave decisions as to policies, programs, and financing entirely to career or professional persons in the educational field". The report expresses doubt that "automatic uniform yearly increases of all teachers' 1 salaries may now be the solution to the fundamental problems of insuring proper teaching personnel" and suggests thorough study of the question. Consolidation and transportation . also should be scrutinized carefully, it is suggested. "We do not believe in toll roads except as a last resort 1 ', the report states. However, the statement is qualified--"the 1 need for dual- lane and expensive highways caused by heavy out-of-state traffic may force the necessity of toll roads in some instances. We recommend that toll bridges or toll roads of the future be projected on the basis of self-liquidation o£ the cost of some, and that when such are paid for the tolls should be taken off". Motor vehicle inspection, it is declared, is not the full answer to the problem of highway accidents. "This committee is of the opinion that the solution to highway accidents has been approached too gingerly and that there is an obligation upon society to take drastic steps to materially reduce the slaughter and destruction on our highways". Driver training for high school students' is advocated in the resolutions report. "We commend the program for giving driving instruction in high schools and urge its further extension into more high schools and further urge that persons not in high school be permitted to enroll in like classes". The tax report challenges the 1951 legislation on assessment as unsatisfactory and suggests "some workable reassessment procedure should be devised to meet objections to the present five-year rotation plan or reviews, yet avoid the bad features of annual revaluation of real estate". Development of an agricultural program is properly the function of the legislative branch of government, it was resolved. The resolutions also commended action of Senator Herbert R. O'Conor to discontinue shipments of essential materials to Communist nations; endorsed the National Grange view of the Production Marketing Administration; expansion of the soil conservation program; and favored a .referendum on daylight time. In relation to Selective Service, the group resolved: (1) Limit our requests for deferment under the draft of farm boys and workers to specially skilled operators in essential fields of production; 2 oppose attempt of persons not trained as skilled farm workers being considered for agricultural deferment; (3) urge that agriculture be represented on local draft boards which may consider deferments; (4) seek to influence public opinion to recognize the contribution to defense of boys deferred or exempted for essential work". Scheduled for mid-afternoon, installation of new officers elected Wednesday afternoon will bring ·to a close the three-day sessions. Loses Index Finger lu Butchering Mishap The first butchering accident of the season was reported happening to Louis Hammond, 15-year-old son of Mrs. Genora Hammond, 218 South Market street, who had to have the index finger of the left hand amputated at the Frederick Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon following a mishap at a butchering he was attending that morning. It was reported that young Hammond was observing the sausage grinding at toe butchering of Ross Mills, Lime Kiln, on Tuesday mom- ing when he caught !his left hand in the electric grinder, severely cutting the index finger. Mills, upon learning of the accident, immediately brought the youth to ttiis city for medical aid. He is getting along satisfactorily at the hospital. Time To Matt Christmas Packages Additional Trucks . TV Be Added To Expedite Service It is getting near time to mail those Christmas packages if you want to avoid the jam that develops- in the last few weeks before the holiday. Postmaster James A. Grove indicated as much today when he said that mail of all type--and particularly parcel post packages--is coming into the local post office in greatly increased volume. Four trucks are kept busy shuttling back and forth between the post oflice, homes and business houses with parcels. A fifth truck will be added the end of this week and a sixth truck will be pressed into service next week. The postmaster said about 30 em- ployes will be added to the rolls for the Christmas rush around December 17. But even then, he said, it may be impossible to clear the post office by Christmas Eve unless patrons cooperate and Ret both packages and cards into the mails early. In past years, the postmaster continued, thousands of greeting cards and letters have been undelivered because of incomplete or wrongly addressed mail. To facilitate the handling of mail, the postmaster suggests: After addressing and stamping your letters, re-check them to see that the addresses are correct. Separate local letters nnd out-of-town letters into two packs and put a rubber baud around each. Mail first-class all letters In which there is a possibility that the addressee may have moved. Include your return address in the upper left hand corner. Mr. Grove said patrons on rural routes arc asked to keep the approaches to their mail boxes clear and passable as far as possible. Rural Parcel Post The delivery of ordinary parcel post too large to go in the mail box will be effected in the following manner: The rural carrier will attempt to hail the patron who wil corne to the box to get his package Failing this, the carrier will leave form 4233 in the mail box requesting the patron to indicate thereon the day on which he will meet the carrier to receive the parcel. Any patron desiring delivery outside the box of parcels too large to be placed therein may file a written request at the post office directing the delivery of parcels in this manner, with the express proviso thai the Post Office Department anc the carrier are relieved of all responsibility in case of loss or depredation. BeallTo Address C. C. On Monday Sixth District Representative To Outline Problems Facing Congress Representative J. Glenn Beall will give his evaluation of achievements of the last congressional session, and outline problems con- Ironting the next Senate and House meetings when he addresses a pubic meeting at 12:15 p. m. Monday in the Francis Scott Key Hotel. The gathering will be a luncheon sponsored by the National Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Commerce, of which Rear Admiral Allen G. Quynn (ret.) is chairman. Chamber ol Commerce members from nearby localities and representatives of service clubs and community groups have been invited to attend and tickets are available for the general public. The program is part of the nationally sponsored C. of C. plan to bring government information direct to the voters on a non-partisan basis. The over-all aim is to develop interest in national problems and decisions which affect the well being of nil citizens, and especially to stimulate expression of convictions through use of the ballot. Rep. Beall will discuss numerous bills passed at the last session of Congress, especially appropri« ations measures, and will outline some hold-over bills affecting the national welfare. After a short formal speech, the Congressman from Maryland's Sixth Districl will open the meeting to questions from the floor. Expected to be one of the year's largest C. of C. membership meetings, Monday's luncheon will be in the Francis Scott Key ball room. Two Deer Hunters In Garrett Hurt OAKLAND, Deo. 6 - (ff)--Two men from the Baltimore area were in Garrett Memorial Hospital here today with bullet wounds received while hunting deer. Carroll L. Rehmert, 40, of Baltimore, was admitted to the hospital yesterday noon with a bullet wound in the right thigh. The hospital reported he was shot in a hunting accident near Bayard, in Grant county, W. Va., but no other details were available. Kenneth K. B_oylan, 26, of Catonsville, was admitted to the hospital Tuesday with a superficial wound between his eyes. The hospital reported he had been hit by a ricochet and was not badly hurt. GET WAGE INCREASE WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 ,'/PI--The Wage Stabilization Board ( W S B ) announced approval today of 15- cent hourly wage increases for a substantial proportion of workers in the copper, lead and zinc mining and refining industry. COW ON LAWN City police were notified this morning that a cow had damaged the lawn of Clerk of the Circuit Court Ellis C. Wachter at 207 Grove Boulevard. An investigation reportedly disclosed that the cow wandered to Grove Boulevard from a farm along the Fourth street pike. The farm tenant was notified. Emergency Foods For U. S. War Prisoners Despite the uncertainty of the status of American prisoners o: war in Korea, the American Red Cross is continuing a program to provide prompt emergency foods and medicines to these prisoners if agreement on such help can be reached with the enemy. This project, a traditional Rec Cross service, is being carried ou in cooperation with the Defense Department. The Red Cross has stress ed that its objective is to be pre pared with emergency supplies i: agreement is reached in the presen' armistice talks or if arrangements should be completed through the International Red Cross Committee in Geneva. Thousands of standard prisoner of war packages, food packages special food parcels and medica kits have been assembled and pack ed in Japan and are ready for dis tribution when circumstances per mit. As yet the North Koreans have not provided entry for Rec Cross delegates to prisoner of war camps and have not provided facili ties that would enable the Geneva committee to accept and forwar relief supplies for imprisoned Americans. Can Launch Multi-Bomb Attacks From Carriers MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 6 (/P)-Admiral William Fechteler said to day that as atomic bombs get smaller and lighter a carrier can launch a rtiulti-bomb attack from any place on the world's oceans a' targets up to 600 miles away. At the same time, the Chief o: Naval Operations suggested conver sion of ships in the mothball flee to various types of guided misstl launching ships. Fechteler discussed the presen and future ro'les of the Navy in atomic age warfare in an addres prepared for a meeting of the Navji League, Infirmary Gains $1,500 The infirmary building fund of the- Home for the Aged was incrcasec by $1,500 by the Christmas sale held November 28, it wqs _ announced by Mrs. 3, Tyson Lee am Mrs. J. Walkor Cnrty, co-chair men of the annual bazaar. The sale included a wide variety of handcraft produced by staff guests and bonrd members of the Home: food of many kinds, nnd a number of antiques. A few articles unsold at the fancy work table remain on display in the Home paf' lor, at 115 Record street. Mrs. Mnuc L. Kefauvcr, the director, has announced. These are available for public purchase. A donation to the Home's in firmary fund was voted by mem bers of the Soroptimist Club Wed nesday evening. Twenty-one members attended a buffet supper given by Mrs. Thomas Kiriakou, at hei home on West Patrick street, anc at the ensuing business session adopted the Home for the Aged fund as a club project for the year Mrs. Gordon Spurrier is Sorop tirnist president. Long felt a primary need of the Home, a new infirmary would pro vide hospital-type facilities for guests and release rooms, now de voted to such Service, for use a? living quarters. With a long wait ing list of applicants for admis sion, the Board of Directors hope to be financially able to undertake a building program soon. The an nual Christmas sale which for sev eral years has, through public co operation and assistance, bcei markedly successful, is the prin cipal source of revenue for the fund at present. Snow And Cold Strike West Jy The Associated Press Snow and cold weather hit some of the- western states today but an- ither day of mild temperatures ap- cnred in prospect for most of the central and eastern parts of the country. The colder weather moved Into he Pacific states and some of the Hocky Mountain region. A snow storm swept parts of Jtah and Idaho yesterday, slowing transportation and disrupting communications and power service. Mearly a foot of snow fell in southern Utah. Snow on the ground at Mullen Pass in northern Idaho was reported to measure 61 Inches. A three-day snowfall piled up as much as 35 inches in some moun- lain areas in western Colorado. Traffic was halted on U. S. Highway 40 between Wells, in eastern Nevada, and Wendover, on the Utah-Nevada lino. Rain and snow pelted the eastern slopes of the central Rockies to- dny. Rain also was reported over the New England states and in the eastern Great Lakes region. WiiifieldNegro Slam;MaiiHeld WESTMINSTER. Dec. 6 (IP) -Joseph H. Costley. 38-year-old Negro of Wlnficld, Carroll county, was shot to death last night and State Police today held a 25-year-olc white man on a murder charge. Police said Costley was struck by two blasts from a shotgun as he got out of his car in front of his home. Officers said William Conrad, who had been living with the Costley family, was arrested on a murder charge. The shooting apparently resulted from arguments over money police sold. Costley worked In a Winfielcl ·garage. Police said Conrad apparently was unemployed. Hip Fractured In Accident A Boonsboro woman was suffering Irum f?hock and a fractured right hip at the Frederick Memorial Hospital this morning after being struck by a cnr along Route 340 neai Fcagaville. Mrs. Elsie M. Coulter, of Route 2 Boonsboro, the injured woman, wa struck by a car operated by Law rcnce S. Cutsail, of Route 1, Jcffcr son, as she was inspecting a flat tin on 'her car. The nccldent occurrec about (5.35 n. m. Trooper Donald A. Tucker, the Investigating officer, said detail, were incomplete as loJiow the occi dont occurred. One explanation which was given him was that an unidentified motorist passed Cut sail, and after passing his car wen out of control. Cutsail. in trying to avoid an accident, also lost contro of his car and struck Mrs. Coultci and then struck her car, it was ex plained. The trooper said the drivei of the third cnr continued and was not identified. All three cars were proceeding in the same direction, It was under stood, nnd the road was wet at the time. No charges have been pre ferred as yet and an investigation is continuing. PERMIT SOUGHT Application for a building permit for the new dial center of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company at 33-35 East Patrick street has been filed with the city engineer by Cummins Hart Construction Company, Baltimore, which was awarded the contract for the project. The three-story building, according to the permit, will cost in the neighborhood of $257.000. 3 Killed, 200 Hurl In Riots In Tehran TEHRAN, Iran, Dec. 6 f/P)--A least three persons were killed anc more than 200 injured today in a five-hour battle between 5,00' Communists and 2,000 police and troops backed by angry mobs o Nationalists. It was the bloodiest violence in Tehran since June, when riots re suited in more than 20 deaths. Police and troops got control o the situation early this afternoon after using tear gas, fire hoses rifle butts and clubs. At least tw rioters were wounded ' by polio gunfire. STOCKS ADVANCE NEW YORK. Dec. 6 (IP)--Th stock market got away to a rising start today and continued advanc ing in later trading. Chorus And Orchestra To Present 'Messidh' Dec. 12 A chorus of seventy-five voices and an orchestra of approximately 40 instruments will present Handel's oratorio. "The Messiah", next, Wednesday night, December 12, at 8:15 o'clock in the auditorium of the Frederick High School. This will be the third annual production of this work here. The members of the Frederick Community Chorus and the Frederick-Hood College orchestra, together with four soloists, organist William Sprigg and Mrs. Milton Puziss, accompanist, will be under the direction of Dr. Earle Blakeslee, head of the music department at Hood College. Robert Price, who was enthusiastically received at last year's performance, is returning. In addition to the arias he sang before he will include "Thou Shalt Break Them". Mr. Price is appearing as tenor soloist this month in the'New York Oratorio Society's rendition of "The Messiah". , William McCuily, the New York bass-baritone who also has been engaged by the local musicians to appear with them for the second successive season, is now one of the major attractions in the New York Concert Ensemble, made up of five artist* whose combined talents in- Allies Make Concession To Red Foes Will Go Along On Specified Zone Inspection As Part Of Armistice Setup MUNSAN, Korea, Dec. 6 The Allies today agreed to go along with a Communist demand that only specified points be subject to nspection during a Korean armistice. The concession was part of a" new U. N. eight-point plan for solving the bitter dispute over policing an armistice. While allied truce negotiators abandoned their demand for unrestricted behind-t he-lines inspections, they insisted that the checks be made by joint Allied- Red teams. The Reds reacted immediately-and unfavorably--to the allied proposal, said a U. N. spokesman, LL Col. Howard Levie. The Communist want all inspections made by representatives of neutral nations. The U. N. command has not formally rejected this idea. Lcvie said the Communist dele- Kates repeated their old argument that the use of joint inspection teams would interfere with the internal affairs of the North Korean people. Levie emphasized, however, that Allied negotiators did not regard the Red reaction as a rejection of the eight-point program. He said the Communists probably will have more to say when the delegates meet again in Panmunjom at 11 a. m. Friday (9 p. rn. est Thursday). 107 Air Attacks SEOUL, Korea, Dec. 6 f/P)--Al- lied airmen made 107 attacks on front line Communists field guns today in an all-out campaign to make Korea's twilight war even quieter. The abrupt change in United Nations air support tactics came as American jets tangled with the Reds the llth successive day--a new record for continued air waR One Red jet was reported shot down, one probably destroyed and another damaged. The Air Force said no allied planes were hit. Pilots who hit Red artillery snid they destroyed 35 guns on ,the western front. Many other* were damaged. Red guns have been harassing U. N. infantry since the twilight war began Nov. 28. Defense Mobilization Job Held Oulslanding .WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (#)--The Senate-House Defense Production committee today praised top government officials for "an outstanding job of defense mobilization"-and sharply challenged another congressional group's recent report of a ,dangerous lag. The joint two-party unit unanimously commend the defense, planners for having "accomplished the unprecedented feat of striking a happy medium between military preparedness and a healthy national economy in a colossal war of nerves." The committee declared it "refuses to be alarmed at the unconfirmed reports of failures to maintain a minimum of national safety." A committee aide said that was an allusion to findings by the Senate Armed Service Preparedness subcommittee, which said in a report last week: "Deliveries on defense hard goods--planes, tanks, ships and guns--have fallen dangerously behind schedule, x x x We are not achieving as rapidly as possible the minimum necessary force essential for the security of the United States." elude singing, dancing and play ing the violin and piano. Miss Anna Marie Budde. assistan professor of voice at Hood'College will sing the soprano solo part anc Mrs. J. D. Duve. of Frederick, wil be the contralto soloist. Both are well known to Frederick count; audiences. This will be their third appearance in the local "Messiah production. Mrs. Puziss, who is the regula piano accompanist for the chorus is a newcomer to Frederick from New York. Mr. Sprigg, assistant professor of music at Hood, will again play the organ passages of the oratorio. Hood's portable Hammond organ will be moved to the high school for the occasion. The chorus and orchestra were organized by Dr. Blakeslee when he joined the college faculty in September, 1949. They have given regular winter and spring concerts since that time and have won a wide following in this section. There will *b§ no admission charge for the oratorio. It is given as a Christmas present to the community from the members of the two musical organizations. Most of the members of the chorus and orchestra are from Frederick. A few come from Hagerstown and Frederick county towns. Says Justice Dept. Keeps Lid On Truth SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6 A former juror's charges that the Justice Department is trying to "keep the lid on the truth" today eclipsed a Federal grand jury probe of the Northern California Federal Internal Revenue Bureau. The accusation was made by Mrs. Hilary Crawford, wife of a San Francisco attorney, in letters to Sen. Richard Nixon (R-Calif) and Rep. Patrick J. Hillings (R-Calif). Mrs. Crawford said government prosecutors subjected her to an "inquisition" that made her ill, resulting in her release from the grand jury in September. Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert McMillan, director of the investigation, denied the charge and said he knew nothing- of any inquisition.' In Whittier, Calif., Hillings said he intends to ask a congressional investigation--leading to possible impeachment proceedings--or rulings by three Federal judges during the Seven-month grand jury probe. He did not name the judges. F. A. LESER SUICIDE BALTIMORE, Dec. 6 --Felix Agnus Leser, first director of the Baltimore zoo and the father of Maryland dog racing, died last night of a bullet wound which, police said, was self-inflicted. Police were told the 54-year-old nationally known authority on dogs had been ill for the last six months. A native of Germantown, Pa., Leser was a grandson of the latt Gen. Felix Agnus, publisher of th* Baltimore American. He wa» « v*t«raa of both world war*, NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!

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