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Today's News Today NBA FEATURE SERVICE A. P. LEASED WIRE AND FEATURES Weather Forecast McstJy sunny, cooler and less humid today. Clear and cooler tonight. Sunday mostly sunny and continued --pleasant. VOL. LXV.--XO. 238. Press Run Today News--7,075 " Post --S.550 Total--13 625 FREDERICK. MD.. SATURDAY. JULY 24. 194S. EIGHT PAGES PRICE--THREE CENTS Parents From Statistics To New Zealand Visit Coimtv Potatoes Mr. And Mrs. Haines At Home Of Son And Daughter-In-Law, Methodist Missionaries Rev and a n - os: careful check on a!! the DOUD*. appropriation bills passed by the las: Congress. Both of these reports are supposed to be cold analyses of conditions and outlook in business and government spending. This year, however, the two reports are bound to be important campaign literature. In the case of the By PETER EDSON NEA Washing ton Correspondent Washington. July 24.--NEA- -President Truman's mid-year report from his Council of Economic- Advisers is due any day now. Abo tyi tap is the summary on government expenditures for the next fiscal year ending June 30. 1949. This latter document is prepared Arriving at the home of their °- v '- fc * Bureau of the Budget after son and daughter-in-!aw Mrs. J. Harry Haines. at on July 6. on their first trip to the t United Slates during which they saw -heir son for the first time in eight years, Mr, and Mrs. Herbert L Haines, of New Zealand, have been very much impressed with the neighborliness of the American people compared to that of their communitv in Xew Zealand. After their Slav with their only : tlary ' Il ? ere ls a ? ir£ real account- son. Mr. and Mrs." Haines * dl leave '. aa on ^ w mum lhe Republican The first week in September to sail Ma»n«ed congresses were able to from Vancouver. B. C.. on the cut Pres.dent Truman s 538.000.000.- steamer "Aorangi,"' for New Zealand where Mr. Haines will resume his laundry business. Tney have a daughter. Mrs. Thomas Gillan. . , . who recently married arid is resid- Commute claims they did. ing in Aukland, New Zealand. Rev. Mr. Haines' parents were bora in England. Mr. Haines in Wales and Mrs. Haines in Lancaster county. They went to New Zealand as young people they have since resided. The only other trip other than the present one was to the homeland and parts of Europe after the first world war. Mrs. Loma Haines. wife of the Doubs minister, who first met her in-laws during this visit, said today that she was very much impressed by some of their expressions which differ irom those of the American people. Their ways seem to be stimulating and inter- 000 estimate of last January. Congress voted to cut this budget by $2.500.000.000. Chairman J o h n Taber of the House Appropriations are so many hidden gimmicks in appropriation bills, however--so many "contract authorizations" substituted for outright appropriations -- that it usually ·vhe e t2 ^ :es a month after Congress goes home before the true totals can be obtained. Budget Is Inflationary Any way this year's government budget is looked at. it is inflationary. The increased appropriations for European recovery, for China 'relief and military aid. for the 70 group \J. S. Air Force plan, increased Army and Navy appropria- ~ aU government spending a esting to the average American, she f r e a l *»g boost, regardless OL any said. Mrs. Loma Haines said that l e a i ° r theoretical buaget savings. and SunUar inflationary trends are bound to be noted in the Presi- Mr. and Mrs. Haines have been verv much impressed with the , . . . Travelers Aid which made their dents economic report on private trip across country from San Francisco by train tisier anti more business conditions. Wholesale prices reached a new comfortable by their pre-arrange- postwar peak of 168 per cent above roents. Rev. Mr. the 1925 level zi the end of June. Bureau of Labor Statistics consum- Haines. a Methodist missionarv. who returned to Ihis ers rice J n d e c - commonly known ·country in June of this vear from China, is now attending "Westminster Theological Seminarv at Westminster and is minister Doubs Methodist circuit. of the He expects to return to China, along with his wife, next fail. 6 . M , th * cost-pf-livmg moex. was released Fnaay. covering tne raonth of June. . In the past year the cost of food fla ? * m * »? over 20 percentage ? O1 n f clothing, over 10 and rente about eignt As compared with , . . Mrs. Haines was also a mission- Dre j var : *«* ^ U P overt I05 ** rn ary in China where the two^ybung - ceat c r f u r * 90 per -cent, rent 10 people met while engaged ~m di- Local Camp Among Users Of Isotopes Detrick Among Places Listed By Atomic Energy Commission In Report Today Washington. July 24 -P--More ;han 300 laboratories and hospitals are doing research in atomic »n- ergy. Congress WES told today oy the Atomic Energy Commission. " The researchers are using radioactive isotopes produced by the war-born atomic energy plant ai Oak Ridge. Tenn. Radioactive isotopes are certain kinds of atoms that science can use for the treatment of disease or as "spies" in chemical and biological experiments. A special committee advises the commission on what institutions qualify to obtain isotopes from Oak Ridge. In two years 1.700 out of 1.742 applications have been approved. At present 100 kinds c£ available radioisotopes are listed in the AEC catalog. The prices charged reaect only direct production costs. About 40 percent of the isotopes are used in medical research. Other uses are medical treatment, plant physiology, bacteriology, chemistry, physics, industrial research and metallurgy. Users of isotopes include: University of Kentucky: Fort Knox. Ky.. Medical Department. Meharry Medical College. Nashville. Tenn.: University of Tennessee: Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Medical College of Virginia. Richmond: University of Virginia. : Army Chemical Center. Frederick. Md.: the Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore: the Johns Kop- ; kins University Applied Physics : Laboratory, Silvei' Spring. Md.: University of Maryland, and Medical School: National Naval Medical . Center. Bethesda: Sinai Hospital. ; Baltimore: U. S. Department cf J Agriculture. Beltsville: U. S. Pub- · lie Health Service. Bethesda. ' Georgetown University, Washing- · ton; Howard University, and Coli lege of Medicine. Washington: Na' tional Bureau of Standards^ Wash, ington: Carnegie Institution of ! Washington: National Research Council. Washington. Enjoyed Snoicball Battles lit WesiDuringMiddleOfJuly Two Local Boy Scouts Return Home After Trip To Camp Philmont, Cimarron, N. M. Sabotage By The Nation Reds Planned If War Comes Today Snowball battles i:i mid-July were among the incidents experienced by two Frederick Boy Scouts who returned Friday mor:i- ::igi from a most interesting and instructive trip to National Boy Scout Camp Philmont. at Cimarron. Xew Mexico. Wiliiam Renn. son of Mr. and Mrs. Aivey V. Resin, and Charles V. Ross. iv. ion o Mr. and Mr. Charles W. Rosx III. were the Scouts \\ho aisended "he camp wi:h 26 other beys from Maryland. Washington and Arlington. Va. The trip covered 13 das. The group left by train June 29 and stopped first in Chicago where they were on the "Welcome Travelers" radio program, which was transcribed and rebroadcast two weeks later. The group received a movie camera and had a ride in a speedboat on Lake Michigan. The next stop was at Colorado Springs, where the boys went up Pike's Peak by cog train and ran into a hailstorm. Rer.n. who described lhe trip, said the boys thought the building 0:1 the top of the peak was moving but it was just that the Scouts were dizzy from lack of oxygen. They arrived at Camp Philmont. which covers 127.000 acres, at 3.50 a. m. on Juiy 3 and were put through some strenuous training for several days in preparation for a series of hikes. Then for the better part of a week they lived in the open, hiking an ax-erage of 10 miles a day "over mountains three times as big as here." Rcnn said they spent all of this time out of doors, stopping at night at regular camp sites, where tents were set up and outdoor kitchen- provided. The boys had to collect wood, build their own fires and cook their own meals, the food being provided. There were sieep- , ing bags for them in the tents. A fascinating study in nature occurred. As they walked along, the Scouts often saw such animals as deer, coyotes, prairie dogs and porcupines. They killed several rattlesnakes and went fishing upon · one occasion, the group in all Sand' ine some 40 trout. They were required to know by sight 10 different species of tree.-. 30 fSo-Aers. 15 birds, five butterflies. 15 animals. 15 rocks and m:n- era's. Each boy. Renn said, succeeded in doing more than was required and received the Scout . Nature Award, an" Indian head emblem which was sewn on "heir shirts. Burros were used to carry sleeping bags and other items and they provided most of the comic relief. Renn said. The animals would refuse to cross streams and get generally s;ubborn. The MiowbasI battles took place on the high ridges which they crossed. On the other hand, most of :he time it was extremely v.-arm and dry and the canteens which :hc boys carried became the most important thing to them. Often. She water would be exhausted be- for" they reached a stream and when they got to the creek, the boys would drink so much some would get sick. An assistant to She leader. Renn said one thing which should be taught, and wasn't, was to identify what plants' and berries can be «afeiy eaten. He said it would be an excellent thing if some of the local clubs would sponsor the sending of a Scou: to the camp next year. You meet many boys who are advanced in scouting and get an "inspiration" from fheir knowledge, he said. The group finally worked back ' to the base camp, where diplomas were presented and awards made. The Marylanders came east by the ou;hern route, stopping at El Paso. Tex., and going into Mexico for a few hours. At San Antonio, they saw the Alamo, slept in the municipal football stadium at Xew Orleans, listened in Atlanta to the radio show on \\hich they appeared in Chicago, presented their leader with the movie camera an:! arrived in Washington Friday, where they . were met by their parents. Congressman Hartley Says Information Will Be Fully Aired At Probe In August Wahi!iirioi. July U4 T"--Chairman Hartley - R - N J 1 of the Iloux.* Labor committee ·'aid today Aisier!- can Co:«niU!!:t union Icadcss have set up " complete plans for i-abotace" in the event of \ \ a r "I don't \\a:U to \\«rk up any \\a: scare." he told reporter;-, "but UIO.NC are the facts " Hartley said lie could not c!sM-Iose any details at this time Bui he said his information ")«ist received " will be aired fully at committee hearings xrhcdulcd to open August 4 Early targets of the probe, he j-aid. will probably include labor organizations in Chicago and Detroit, which he described as "hotbeds of Red uiiiontm." Hartley said he has received "quite a few complaints" from union members who want the House committee to expose their alleged Communist leaders. "We are coing to run down all these complaints, wherever they come from." the New Jersey legislator said. "The Communists, of course, are howling mad--and that's the way we like them " Hartley indicated that several subcommittees will be appointed to hold simultaneous hearings in Chicago. Detroit a:fd elsewhere, but he said no final plans have been made recting relief work among refugees. . ,- - , « Political campaign am- and in conducting educational work ' munition. Republicans will biame it/T,,-,,,« TT/-|]1 wartime capital of Chung- * e .Democrats for the increased iTAcll 1C n 111 hev have been married four foreign spenaing programs. Demo- Mrs. Haines returned to the ^J? 1 ! ° lam !__*??^TM? _ f °/ T O1TH CablllCt years. States in March, three months ahead" of .her 'husband. She was . bom. in Manila in the Philippine DaCK Islands, a daughter of missionaries of the Methodist church. Coming refusing to do anything about putting some anti-inflationary controls on. Labor will blame man- :nt for boosting prices and management will blame labor' for to the United States when she wal de TM andin ?. more ^f^.^ff^ 3505 : very young, she first went into training at Asbury College in Kentucky. From there she did Seminary work in New York City. Before going to China, where she spent six and a half years, she was pastor's assistant at the Erie. Pa.. First Methodist church. While in China. Mrs. Haines was associated . , . , . . with the Women's Division of mln . ule montnly survey of business Church Workers oi the Methodist ' fustics, to oe called "Ecqpomic From the general public's point of view, they're all right--meaning they're all wrong. Indicators Lack Data Recently the Joint Congressional Committee on the Economic Report took over from the President's Council of Economic Advisers the job o£ publishing an up-to-the- church there. While in Chungking during the v.-ar. Rev. Mr. Haines served as Indicators. By grapn and taole. li . nces - glve , the Iatest a ? la . on employment, production. · . chaplain with - the United States DU£!ness activity, purcnasing pow- Army which had its China Theater ' er ' money · ba ^ ln S- feaeral finance. of Operations headquarters located there. Mrs. Haines said todav that But alreadv it has been discover- when the Armv moved in it took over their Methodist High School ed that the government doesn't have enough data in many fields * do a l " r a t e job oi economic ' ^gnosrs. In a report just issued ideal for the locaiio'n of headouar- oy 16 ° ln * Committees staff, at- ters. Some 2.000 men xvere billeted at the rchool building v.here Jent!On has P een cahed *° Eome ?' :he *atisacal WPS-the areas in . .. General George C. Marshall main- w»»cn there still isn t enougn dope tair^d his headquarters. While ?there. the Army did much to improve the facilities by constructing lour barracks, a movie to tell where business has been or is. and where it's going. These are some of the fields in which the government needs more . and a Red Cross social center, she s:a /- sucs ,. tarov said. Former Local Man Is Burned At Belaud. Fla. Charles B. Free. 42. formerlv- of , . , this city and son of Mr. and Mrs. » 1 ^TM*^*TM*^?TM»* M J!!L Surveys on consumer purchasing demand by geographic areas. Reports on wages of employes not covered by social security. Information on capital returns of unincorporated business, Detailed breakdowns on uncm- \ Bradley Free. 376 Madison street ^ -was hospitalized this -week with degree burns in Delano. Fla.. he is employed v.-ith an oil company, it v.-as learned today. It v.-as thought that the burned man has now been discharged from the Deland Memorial Hospital. According to reports. Free was dispensing gasoline to a control box in the yard of an apartment house ·when 'flames flared up for some unexolained reason. painfully More about how small and medium business is faring. A new census en wholesale and retail trade establishments. Better data on the volume and costs of new construction. New methods on measuring productivity in U. S. industry- Better breakdowns on inventories at ail business levels. More about business plans on capital expenditures. Detailed information on relation- shipsbf needed materials, capital Paris. July 24 i'.-Pi--Andre Marie. ' apparently assured of enough votes to form the 10th French cabinet ' since liberation, urged th'e National ' Assembly today to look toward the ' . day when the European recovery ' program must end. ! "What will then be the destiny of our workers, thrown into unemployment by the closing of the factories through lack of raw materials?" Marie asked. "A govern. ment which does not have its eyes Sxed on that day. perhaps closer i than we realize, is committing a · crime against the nation." i i Paul G. Hoffman, the European ' cooperation administrator, told a Paris news conference the ERP will last four years, irrespective of j the American election result, and : that "at the end of four years, we're ] out."' It appeared Marie could com! mand the 311 \-oies necessary to ,' confirm him as Premier. The Socialist parliamentary group decided to vote solidly for him. its lead- , ers announced. Marie also has the ' vote of his o-ivn Radical Socialists ' 1 Conservati v-es'. and a majority of the MRP. the Riehtest Republican Liberty party and the independent Republicans. An assembly vote was expected tonight Andre CoJin. president of ; the Centrist Popular Republican movement 'MRP' said he asked " Marie to delay the vote as long PS possible because he needed ''time 'o ' maneuver."' apparently to bring dissident MRP deputies into line. The MRP's Robert Schuman. Premier ' of the government just fallen, is considered a likely choice for Foreign Minister to replace Georges Bidault. Marie urged France to increase oroduction. put her finances in order and obtain foreign exchange against the day American aid ends. Fishing Party On Wednesday Many local boys and girls are ex- .oected ,to-~ participate "Wednesday afternoon in the annual fishing party sponsored by Frederick Amx-ets chapter, assisted by the county Fish and Game Protective Association, which will take place at Culler Lake, starting at 1 p. m. Many prizes, including books, rods, reels, fiys and other' fishing equipment, have been donated by the local sports merchants. Experts from the Pangborn Fishing Club, of Hagerstown and nationally- known casters will conduct contests and give demonstrations. The event, staged for the first time last year, has attracted national recognition ana several stories mentioning it have appeared in the "Field and Stream" magazine. A canoe tilting contest, under proper supervision, will be one t-f the features. Prizes will be given for the "best fisherman boy"--costume and appurtenances: for the largest fish caught in a given time by boy or girl. Other contests will include casting for distance and casting for accuri . Free refreshments will be served the children during and after the events. A special attraction will be a turtle race to be conducted by Harry Cohen, a county resident. The turtles will be named and there will be three rings. Frank Bentz. of the Game and Inland Fish Commission, will shoxv a movie to wind up the party. All boys and girls up to and including 14 may participate. The party will be held on the next day in case of rain. 'Inquires Into Hidden Estate Glibly Admits His Part In Six Slavinos j ~ Daniels Unrepentant; Companion Dies In Battle With Police Celina. O.. July 24 GT,--An unrepentant youth sat unconcernedly A Brunswick railroad employe, in a heavily-guarded jail cell here who was reported to the Orphans-- today, glibly admitting participa- Court as having no heirs, may have ' tion in six cold-blooded murders left an estate of more than S30.000. in 14 days. Good - looking. nattily - dressed Robert "Murli" Daniels. 22. said he had only two regrets. He was sorry his chain-murder partner. Register of Wills Harry D. Radcliff said- today. The man was Andrew C. Bagent. ' who died at Frederick Memorial Hospital here July 7. after a short illness at the age of 70. Mr. Radcliff said he has been · informed that Mr. Bagent had approximately SSO.OOO "hidden away." ' Until he sees the monev. Mr. Rad- John C. West. 22. was dead, slain by police. And he was sorry he hadn't had a chance to shoot it out with authorities. Funeral services for West will be held Monday in Parkersburg. W. : cliff said fie is skeptical about the Va. story. Certain Brunswick citizens ' Sheriff F. Ray Shaffer of Van 1 reported the matter, he said. - Wert county captured Daniels \vith- The only estate reported thus . out a struggle yesterday near Van far. he said, is S1.350 in cash. This Wert. O.. as he slept in a ncv.- was officially reported to the Regis- car atop the automobile-hauling ter of Wills by H. Kieffer DeLau- truck the gunmen stoic in an at- ter. local attorney, who qualified tempt to elude a gigantic road as administrator. block. A question is understood to have West, the bespectacled trigger- arisen concerning heirs. Although man. received a bullet between the the administrator reported no heirs, eyes in a v.-ild gun battle in which certain Frederick people. Mr. Rad- two officers were wounded, one cliff said, are c'aiming kinship to critically. the late Mr. Bagent. They are rep- While Shaffer was arresting Dan- resented by Sherman P. Bowers. iels. West jumped out of the driv- In the event there are no legallv er"? 5eat of the truck, crouched established heirs, any estate ivhich behind the steel door and blazed ;de railroad man left will go to away with an automatic pistol at the Board of Education of Frederick S?i L. D. Conn of the Van Wert county for use of the public schools, police, who was aiding Shaffer in Mr. Radcliff stated. "You can always find heirs where road block. Conn was wounded, but contin- B JAMES MARLOW Washington. July 24 .T* ---Your dulhii- -- compared with what U wouid buy in August. 1939 --ss now worth only 57 cents. That's the point behind the KOV- ornmciit's announcement that !iv- . i:iK co^t.t have now reached a i a!J- tl!!5C !ll^!. The Bureau of Labor Statistics .said yesterday the cost of living is ::ow 74 percent above sshat it -.\ai in AUKUS!. 193!». «The bureau gave that figure for June ir. it;, figures are always about -.sx \\eek behind time.' But ho»v does the government Uiio\% how high living costs are"' The bureau has about 125 people w o r k i n g for it around the country." hi at lca;-l 56 cities every month they check on the price of things shat middle-class families buy or pay for. What kind of things? Food, clothing, fuel--that means electricity, ga-i. ice. coai. oil. house furnishings. treet car fares and so on. Al! these things arc figured in groups. For example, food is in one group, clothing another, house furnishings another. The prices of the d i f f e r e n t items in the different groups are averaged out to arrive at the cost of living. The. biggest rise in the cost of any group since August. 1939. has been food. It has gone up 129 percent. In the food group, the biggest rise was in meat. It's gone up 167 '· percent since August. 1939. j · Present prices are compared with August. 1939. because that was the last month of peace before World War I!. After that prices started going up and have been rising ever since.' ; This will show what the rise in other groups has been since August. 1S39- Clothing Rent Fuels House furnishings Miscellaneous (Miscellaneous including street car. bus and train fares, automobiles, gasoline, tires, taxes, medi- . cal care, motion pictures, haircuts. ] laundry, soap, and so on. Note that he increase in rents has been the smallest of all the . Zroups. That's because rents still , ire under government control. President Truman is pretty sure to ask the special session of Congress for power to control prices. He asked for it last November but didn't get it. Meam hilc. prices have gone up. While this country still had an OPA after the war. businessm argued this way: "Get rid of OPA and prices will go up a bit at first but then they'll come down as businessmen compete with one another. ' The only thing wrong with that argument is this: It didn't work. OPA was wiped out a couple of years but prices have gont up steadily till now they're at a pea... This will tell the story of prices: ' As explained above, prices in this country started climbing after World War II started in September. 1939. In the two years between August of that year and May, 1942. prices rose 17.6 percent. Then in May. 1942. OPA came nlong and slapped price controls on the things you buy in stores. Within the four year-, of OPA control--or by June. 1946--living costs had reached a total 35.2 percent over August. 1939. In June. 1946. OPA began to fall apart. And by the fall of 1946 it v.-as all washed up. Between the start of OPA's collapse in June, 1946. and June. 3948. living costs continued upward until now they are 74 I over August. 1939. 97 percent. 12 percent. 36 percent, 9 percent. 47 percent. Position Of U. S. In Atom Use Bettered Truman Says We Will Lift Secrecy When Russia Assents To Workable Agreement Washington. July 24 "-P--President Truman reaffirmed tcday that !he failed States will lift secrecy .-urroutiding atomic energy when Soviet Russia and other nations join in a "workable" international system of control. But until they do. Mr. Truman said, he has directed that "every elfort be made toward maintaining she leading position of the United States" in the atomic field. He said the recent tests in the Pacific have shown the American position in the field of atomic weapons has been substantially improved. Mr. Truman's remarks were contained in a statement issued by the White House in connection with an Atomic Energy Commission report to Congress. In its report the commission lifted the secrecy lid just a bit on the recent tests at Eniwetok »toll to which Mr. Truman referred. The commission !et this much information out: 1. The "three atomic weapons of new and improved design" tested at the super-secret proving grounds in the Marshall Islands were bombs--not non-explosive weapons, as Tiad bees widely speculated: 2. They proved that "the position of the United States in the field of atomic weapons has been substantially improved." In its fourth semi-annual report to Congress, the commission had a great deal to say about peaceful uses for atomic energy, although it added: "We do not see how it would be possible under the most favorable circumstances to have any considerable portion of the present power supply of the world replaced by nuclear fuel before the expiration of 20 years." The report indicated that the recent Pacific tests were aimed »t Retting greater explosive force out of atomic bombs. The atomic qfncials hinted also that the tests did~considerab!e damage to the atoll. The proving ground now is "being reconditioned and placed in standby status for further use." they said. As for peacetime uses of atomic energy, the commission had this to say: Radio-isotopes, by-products of the atomic bomb, "constitute the first great contribution of the development of atomic energy to peacetime welfare." These isotopes, used to trace elements coursing through the bodies of humans and animals and also to treat some diseases directly, "are. building up. bit by bit. a new understanding of the dynamic processes of life." the report declared, adding: '·All told, more than 1.000 different isotope projects are being conducted today, and they d-eal. in one way or another, with every imDorf- ant aspect of the physical welfare of mankind," These atomic by-products, the commission said, are being used for everything from measuring ' the friction on piston rings to treating ' goiter. 530.000 i? involved." the Register ued to fire from the ground with a , of WJls added. He indicated he had sub-machine gun. killing West. no information as to where a sum Frank Freimoth. Van Wert couniy of money of th:'s size might have Carne protector, had rushed to help been concealed by :he Brunswick man. Lutheran Summer School Is Closed Todav burning him about the arms and equipment and enerey to the T'face. Free summonec a tenant of ' volume of production." the apartment house arid instruc'- -ed him to call the fire apparatus. In the meantime. Free got into Denies PeaCC Talk? his own automobile and drove to TV-- ·* f^-i · T 1 the hospital where he was treated W i t h Chinese JaeclS for second degree burns. Hospital authorities said he was not seriously injured. Raymond P. Free, this city, a brother of the burned roan, said this morning that he and his fam- · ily visited with Free and his -.v:fe at their Florida residence tv, o ' weeks ago. Peiping. July 24 ·/?,--Vice-Pres- ident Li Tsung-Jen today branded as false the recurrent rumor of secret peace talks in China's civil v.-ar. "It is unreasonable for anyone io belteve it." he said in an exclusive interview. "There :s no basis for talks with the * Chinese' Communists." China's revolutionaries, be went on. "are part of the International Communist front -- the red ques- the Rites On Wednesday For Monsignor Fannon i Washington. Juiy 24 ;?--Funerai ! services will be held Wednesday at · Mount Savage for Rt. Rev. Msgr. , John F. Fannon. 76. pastor of the ' Church of the Nativity in nearby Brightwood. for the last 18 years. Free Press, Free Radio Wanted For Free Slate Washington. July 24 *',P,--Tne National Association of Broadcasters i? "gratified that the American Newspaper Publisher-! Association LIVES AFTER PLUNGE has joined 1he fight against, Washington. July 24 HP}--A man abridgement o£ freedom of sneech identified as Louis R. Lester, Jr.. press in Maryland." Justin I?,, of Takoma Park, was still "Miller, pre? drnt of the broadcast- a'lvc lotihy after ft SO-f^ot plunge ers' group, said yesterday. I from Calvert street bridge, FINED FOR TRESPASS William Timpson. colored, of Fountain Milis. was found guilty of trespassing as charged by Waft Lacy Lee. of New Market, and Val!:a V. Lee. of Route 3. Mt. Airy, both colored, fay Magistrate Alton Y. Bennett in Peoples Court this morning and paid a fine of So and costs. He was ordered to stay off the premises of land rented by Vallia V. Lee. I Collateral forfeitures were made , ' this mornins; by Robert H. Garret- ' son, Bethesda, exceeding 50, S16.45: ' Jack Stewart, Baltimore, exceed' ing 50. S11.45: Paul E. Tombaugh. ,'Washington, cxcc-edine 50. S11.45. | Arrests were made by State Troop- ' j er L. M. Ridge. j "Real Peace' Is Called For Convention Hall. Philadelphia. July 24 ··?--The new Progressive parly convention--ready to nominate Henry A. Wallace for President--heard its chairman caii today for a "real peace" arranged by Waliace and Stalin. Albert J. Fitzgerald of Lynn. Mass.. \vas chosen a? permanent chairman. He toid the delegates tr;?t if the party can v.-in control of Congress the producers of the country v.-;ii enforce peace. "The peace that such a Congress v.-ouid forge v.-ould be a real peace based on the give and take which Henry Wallace and Josef Stalin exchanged." he deciared. "It can be done. It must be done." He alluded to an offer by Soviet Premier Stalin to negotiate differences with the United .States on the basis of proposal? made last May in an open letter by Wallace. although unarmed. He was hit the right shoulder before Shaffer could throw him a rifle. Conn, shot in the Junes. raJHed after an operation last night in Van Wert hospital and was reported "considerably jmproved" trfday. ''If I hadn't been caught slceoing. Daniels jr.arlcd from his jail cell. Likelv To Be Pleasant The thirteenth annual -chool for workers of the Lutheran Synod closes this after- "I'd have killed all those cops." noon after a week's activities W '.he campus of Hood College. Thc .'ourteemh annual conference will Weekend Weather "oe held at the college from July . 16 through July 23. in 1949. At the final vespers sen-ice on Friday evening at eight o'clock in Brodbeck Kail, a portable organ -va presented fay the school and dedicated by the director. Rev. Hov.-ard Reisz. for the conference"? Tuture use. in memory of the laic Rev. Raymond C Sorrick. D. D. It Chicago. July 24 f--Clear ?k:es and fairly moderate temperature? appeared :n prospect for most of the country today although Fa:r. fel! during the night s::d early morning :n the New England states and scattered thursdcr- School Study Group Is INol Yet Selected Selection of a committee author- ised by reiolutlon at the meeting here Monday night to discuss future school building plans has not been made as yet. George C. Rhod- crick. president of the Board of Education, ·.vhic'i called the meet- ins, said today. Mr Rhoderick ssid that although the resolution wa? not too clcr.r as to method of selection, he assumed communitv meetings would hsve to be called to choose representative? on the committee. He indicated that he plans to discuss procedure with Superintendent of Schools Eusene W Pruitt. Would Bar 'Ga 2 ' Rule -.vas under Rev. Dr. Some:-: s lead- c ho -. vcrs v .- erc rcpor -.ed in the ex- crshin that the summer school -.vn? :ounded thirteen years aji«. Tivo-hundred and forty-five course credit cards v.cre awarded s.t a final assembly conducted at 10.20 o'clock this morning for thc successful completion of the thir- teeri courses which were offered at the college this week. On Monday afternoon at t\vo tre:riC southeastern states and in parts- of :he Rocky Mountain re- = ior;. Boston reported nearly an -rich of rain in 12 hours Cool air extcr.ded over the cen- tra! section of the country from 'he FARMS SOLD At a oublic sale held this morning at the Court House. tu.o farms belonging to the late Eila J. Swom- icy and located near New Market were sold to Mr. and Mrs. Lester B. Mainhart. present tenants, for SI6.200. The farms, embracing 278 acres, include a 12-room stone mansion house, bank barn and other outbuildings. The Farmers and Me- c'lanice National B?nk. as executor. =r'd th* farms and U. Grant Hooper was auctioneer. Plain? «tates eastward to thc Ap- palarhians. Warm and humid weather continued ir. the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast states. o'clock the registration for the an- Temoeratv:re: v.-cre moderate over nual Maryland Baptist summer con- , the Rot-kv Mountain area and cooi- fercnce v.-ill get under iva\ Rev. er air rr.c~.ed into the Pacific Coast Wiliiam C. Royal, this city, is pres- states. idcnt of the conference. - Moniiroinery G. O. P. To Organize Club Rockv:n e . J«:y 24 .·?--Mont- gomery county Republicans are nlann.ng to orgar.irc a "Dewey- Warren-Besii' ciub for the No- \e-T.ber election. The Republican State Centra: committee sa:d reoresentalion from ?!I county Republican clubs is be- :n.c soush:. A. R. Lofstrand. J r . head of the county's legislative delegation, said campaign committees will be an- Tiounced : .n the near future Hagerstown. July 24 'JP--State Senator D. Kenneth McLaugh-in ·R-Washington' said today he -.vould support or introduce a bill in '.he next session of the Legislature that would void any rule imposed "oy courts on the press and radio in Maryland. Ke said his concern o\-er the court rules came from a proposal that the Baltimore city "rule barring discussion of a case before indictment and trial" be made applicable throughout Maryland." He said he believed the legislature would also act "as far as Baltimore city is concerned." ''I feel that the legislature is opposed to bridling the press and ra- 1 dio." McLaughlin said. 1 In urging legislation at the next session, he said ''such a measure -hould be the first order of business at Annapolis. "I have a natural revulsion toward efforts of courts to muzzle the cress. I have an idea that the legislature is incensed ivith this development." GM Increases Price Of Cars CATCHES iw\RGE BASS rf · c 113' ' ·' A four-pound, twenty-one inch t\fnn jfli:Cft Him ^s** w a s diso'.ayed here this morning by Wilson T Carmack. of Baltimore. July 24 *·-- Pre-i- Harmony Grove Using a live dential candidate Edward A. Teich- m j n n o w ' as bait . ;vir Carmack said , ert, of Greensburg. Pa., last night, he ] anded t he fish after a five-min- ' asked "what^can the Socialist La- j uie struggle. near his cabin, bor party do to avert V/orld War | -Down Yonder" on the Potomac j III and to insure economic security j river near Brunswick on Friday for a'. 1 .'?" But his outdoor meet- ' evening Mr Carmack was also ing here w a s broken up by r a i n «u~cr"ful m h n o k i n c a ^ n t h c r ba« i-?foi-p he had lime to answer the · h ; r h w a s about t w e l v e inches in Question. I lenetb. . i Farm Safety \5 eek To Begin Sundav C7 · Washington. July 24 -T".--The National Safety Council and the Agriculture Department today launched a campaign to eliminate 30.000,000 farm hazards in one week. The drive is in answer to a proclamation by President Truman, urging each member of every American farm family to weed out rt lcn--t one possible source of ac- rirl«-nt d u i i n t c National Farm Safety Week, which starts tomorrow. Detroit. July 24 ·--General Motors Corp. today announced a pr;ce increase of about eight percent on a!! passenger cars. The increase will become effective Monday. President C. E. Wilson blamed "rising wages and material costs." GM recently granted the CIO United Auto Workers an 11 cent an hour wage increase geared to , the cost of living. It :s to be ad. justed--probably upward--in September. | It wa« the first penpral price in- I rrpase by General Motor* »mct i August, 1347. INEWSPAPERif NEWSPAPER!

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