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in number of Saline Cornily Hay Has rowd Of 20,000 registered Herefords including several herds of nationally known The big, brick 4-H building will hold the main spotlight at idMl Nebratka State Fair Wednesday night as the highest 4-H awards for this year's purple be cented to champions in all classes before an estimated crowd of 6,000 that is scheduled to pack the colorfully decorated 4-H Hereford Show Invited To Sfnte Fair Already looking towards next State Fair show, members of the fair board parsed a resolution Wednesday afternoon inviting the American Hereford as- sedation to hold their national show during the 1947 fair. Nebraska, according to mem-1 hers of the fair board, stands or Big 4 Foreign Ministers Confer For Second Time for the show The resolution will be passed on to the top members of the association, Fair Secretary Edwin Schultz stated Wednesday. Open Annual Conference Experted For I ll a Hold Memorial HEIRENS no emotion Criminal ft our! HEIRENS PLEADS GUILTY th ic a po I iii varsity Sophomore Ile Put Three To Heath 0 Ne; I Harlan of Lancaster county joined the ranks of gold medal winners Wednesday noon as he captured top honors in the 4-H baby beef showmanship. Ted 1 Aegerter, 21, of Seward county, I Won the silver show manship medal and Carolyn Buss of Platte county, the bronze medal. The three won out over more 4 -than 200 contestants.

Salim County Day. Another large crowd of approx- imately 20,000 had thronged through the State Fair gates by noon Wednesday as Fair-goers I from southeastern Nebraska drove tc Lincoln to celebrate Saline county day at the fair. Tho rote The eighth annual session of and Wilber bands weie on hand Nebraska Conference of the and were playing to a large crowd Methodist church convened for its of farmers and townsfolks from opening session Wednesday those areas. noon at St. Pauls church, with Cloudy skies still threatened persons expected for the four- rain and Fair Secretary Ed day session.

On Sunday 2,000 Schultz reported that the pros- persons from over the state are pects of rain had trimmed theI expected to attend the closing crowd for the second straight day. I session. Girls Take Spotlight. The composite report from the The 4-H girls took over the eight district superintendents, read spotlight of attention in the 4-H by Harold Sandall, northwest dis- activities during the afternoon, trict, revealed 6.919 new with their annual dress revue at hers received during the year and the University of Nebraska college XJ21 transfers, 87 per cent of he of agriculture. Winners in both the, 1946 goal for a million members, dress revue and a morning song It was announced that Niles I contest were not expected to be Barnard of Chicago, lormei announced until late Wednesday, lincoln, has been The championship of the groups loader of lay activities lot of five went to the Seward county the United A five under herds- Monkman, recently returned man Joe Dobesh, during the MOLOTOV DELAYS RETURN TO PARIS Expected Hack From Moscow Irater This eek PARIS, Sept.

4 (AP) The four-power foreign ministers council met today for the second time during the Paris peace confeience and were reported to have debated for three hours without agreement a Soviet proposal to postpone until November the approaching session of the United Nations general assembly. A French informant said AndreiO Y. Vishinsky, deputizing for So- viet Foreign Minister V. M. RAINFALL Molotov, proposed that the U.

N. I et meeting be postponed until early 4 Albion North Loup November and be transferred to .30 Oakdale Paris or Geneva Auburn ....2.25 Omaha ....1.59 Secretary of-State James F. I Falls .1.45 0 Neill Byrnes opposarf this idea. in- Fromonl .30 Plattsmouth .3.60 formant added, and declared the Holdrege .06 sterling .3.50 council had three Humboldt Syracuse maintain the scheduled rate Sept. I Nsbroska Tecumseh 23, open t.

limited session opt. I City ...........3. Wahoo 23 to administrative and technical Burwell OI Weeping questions, or adjourn the U. N. Valentine .05 Water .57 Tuesday morning show The group was awarded the Kansas City trophy.

The mixed county groups of five steers went to the Chase county group, which took a purple ribbon. In the county group, both Seward and Lancaster counties had purple ribbon winners. Lone Girl Winner. A lone girl Hucf- lle, Eustis, one of the two Dawson cquiwv awarded the nght to step before UN's CHICAGO, Sept. 4 (AP) chancellor R.

G. Gustavson to receive the top award with the seven 4-H boys who captured tile top honors in the baby beef steer class. The seven 4-H boy 'winners were: Gerald Busekist, 13. Douglas; Joseph Moorberg, 20, and Tech (Continued on Page Ten! Seventeen-year-old William red, Jekyll Hyde personality with a sexual perversion, today pleaded guilty to the murders of Suzanne Degnan, Mrs. Josephine Ross and Miss Frances Brown.

The swarthy, bushy-haired university sophomore stood quietly, showed no emotion as the clerk read the long list of 29 burglary, assault and robbery charges against him. To each Jhe pleaded guilty. When the clerk announced the indictment accusing him of the brutal murder of Suzanne De- gana, 6 Heirens rung his hands, his lips quivered and he Ajspond- cd haltingly; Advised of Rights Chief Justice Harold G. Ward of the Cook county (Chicago) Criminal court then interrupted the proceedings to warn Heirens of his constitutional rights and the jeopardy into which such a plea placed him. "You understand, Heirens, that in pleading guilty you are waiving a trial by jury and that having waived that trial the court may sentence you to death, or natural life imprisonment, or for any (Continued on Page Two) Polio Total Nears All-Time High LAURA Ship: Departs For Yugoslavia Oespite Protests NEW YORK, Sept.

liner Brown Victory, loaded with UNRRA aid for Yugoslavia, from its Jersey City pier today despite protests against shipment of further relief supplies for Marshal Tito's nation. U. S. Sen. Johnson (D-Colo) had called for suspension of the loading after five American fliers were killed when their plane was shot down by the Yugoslav air force and another American plane forced organizations also had protested.

The vessel carried a ton cargo which included food, clothing and medical supplies. Lincolu Traffic Death Holiday Hits 100th Day POLICE URGE SAFE DRIVING chaplain, has been appointed rural life pastor for the northwest district. Church School Attendance I p. There has been a distinct increase in church school enrollment and attendance, the report indicated. The Crusade tor Christ fund for relief and reconstruction totaled $27,000,000, with $347,000 raised by the 436 Methodist churches in Nebraska, and $11,000 for overseas relief.

There bas been 7,000 raised for student loans and scholarships, and $128,000 raised for benevolent and missionary work. The report further showed $182,000 paid on church and parsonage improvement and $4,000 on hand for local church building and improvement. There is a new church in Scottsbluff now under construction. There were 229 young people recruited for lull time church work through (Continued on Page Two) MISS AMERICA CANDIDATES-Seven candidate (or tho oi Mist America lino up at Atlantic City Wednesday. Loft to right are Wilda Bowman.

Miss who previously laid would not pose in a bathing suit; Patricia Fenton, Miss Louisville: Madonna Smith. Miss Kentucky: Norma Lee Salisbury. Miss West Virginia; Betty Cannon. Miss Virginia; Jeanne Carlson. Miss Washington, D.

and Dorothy Crockett, Miss Maryland. (AP Wirephoto Wednesday.) Lincoln reached the highest record of days free of traffic fa talities since 1944 Wednesday when the total stood at IOO even This mark is far short of the rec St Lases listed1 orts set in 1941 of 205 days and if 'Sew luxes Listen 2jg days Reports of eight additional po- "We are approaching the time Propose Disabled Benefits Veterans Ask Liberal Policy For War I Men Seamen Begin Ship Walk-Off Final Step Obtaining LA AF Taken Mayor Signs Inventory OI Facilities Going To City hider Permit Mayor Lloyd J. Martin took the last step in acquiring for the city facilities at the Lincoln air field, when he signed an inventory of the facilities the city i 9 to receive under an interim permit which will allow city operation of the field. The inventory will go to the office of the U. S.

engineers in Washington, which will issue the interim permit. Actual issuance of the permit is merely a formality, according to Airport Manager Harvey Wilks, since physical control of the facilities already has been given the city under a right of entry. Hanger Negotiations Begun The facilities include the heating plant, which heats all the buildings along the concrete aprons; the control tower; three double hangars; the fire station adjacent to the hangars; the engine test building; the transformer vault for the field's night lighting system; crash truck station; building; and two BOSTON, Sept. 4 Veterans of Foreign Wars 47th national encampment today adopted a resolution advocating 1 ability and age to 1 World war I veterans under the same provisions governing bene- fits to veterans of the Spanish- American war. Under the proposed legislation, veterans of the first World war who had served 90 days or more would be entitled to these grants of whether said disabilities were of proven service Until now, World war I veterans have been granted disability and age pensions only after proving disability occurred while in the service.

The resolution said that it was difficult to prove service-origin of disability because of of adequate medical Draft Wide Program This resolution was adopted without debate as delegates drafted a urogram that covered a wide field, ranging from advocacy of (Continued on Page Two) Bv the Associated AFL seaman began walking off in west coast ports today in advance of a nationwide coastal shipping strike called for tomorrow. Fifteen hundred men left about 50 ships in Puget Sound ports, 400 In the Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor. and an unestimated number in Portland, Ore. John Hawk, president of the AFL seafarers international union, said a strike starting tomorrow over a wage dispute would take out from 94,000 to 100.000 sailors on both coasts. Gothenberg Woman New WSCS Head Mrs.

Loutzenheiser Fleeted: Approve Three Resolutions Y. Stocks Helped By A Late Rally React ionary Signs Still hi Evidence TF of year when we can expect ae- chlorinator homyehtis cases received the Cld'nts Lt. Robert buildings at the northeast gate, state health department Wednes- Bliuin of traffic department The permit also includes control day pushed the total tor the state statecJ all drivers recog- of the airdrome so far this year to 271- just 16 importance of careful and taxi strips and two aprons. Negotiation of leases of hangar st ace at the airport has already begun, Mayor Marti announced. These leases, according to City (Continued on Page Two) cases short of the all-time high of driving 287 cases recorded by the dei art-j From Aug 18 to 2gth last in year.

12 persons were killed in I he new cases v'ei Lincoln in traffic accidents, the as totlows: oL police departments records show. Bone toUl or IS persons were killed oI yrvi-Lt; four additional cases were re- said, Lincoln traffic fatalities cfcived Tuesday afternoon, in- total four. With the co-opeiation creasing the total for last week of the citizens of Lincoln during to 51 cases, the highest number the next four months, Lincoln can for any one week this year. Douglas still leads the counties with 58 cases and Dawes is second with 29. int ions At Cushman's Resume Negotiations were to continue Wednesday afternoon between Cushman Motor Works officials and representatives of the United Automobile Workers (AFL) in an attempt to reach a contract agree ment.

was made at a Wednesday morning meeting, company official reported. E. H. Ries, federal conciliator was not to attend the afternoon meeting, the company official said. Ries presided over the morning meeting.

The shift w-as at at w. the plant Wednesday. On Tues- Ls III' nounced Wednesday. The meeting day members of both the and us 1 I ill be at the Paddock hotel. I shifts had walked out.

again return to the position in re spect to fatalities that will merit an award from the National Safety council such as was granted in 1943 and 1944. when we had only three fatalities each Polio OMAHA. Sept more polio putouts were admitted today to Omaha SSP and anomer viet mi Wilt If! ro-pd from the di.v.a-e met brough? the under treatment vittling here to with another tinted aa possible The state aueronautics commis arrivals were Carolyn Laub. 7 sion has schedu'ed a meeting for daughter at Mr. and Mrs Rex Laub ot Cnturdav in Rpatrirp I Clarinda.

and Mrs Velma 1 m- in Beau ice. I. V. wife of Walter Man. Scribner Their Packard, director of the state ere described as satisfactory I partment of aeronautics, oia (nosed 1 Linda Lee sdotiued Aug William Stayer, On Fair Board, Dies In Omaha Manager Since Thousands of Nebraskans thronged into the State Fair grounds Wednesday, not knowing that one of the members of the State Fair board that had worked hard to make this State Fair a success had died in an Omaha hospital.

Death came to William Steyer, of Florence, member of the State Fair board of managers since 1942 and a member of the Fair association since 1939, on Tuesday. Members of the board passed a resolution Wednesday afternoon extending to Mrs. Steyer and the members of the family their sympathy in their hour of Steyer was elected as a director to the state board of agriculture in January, 1939, and was elected to the board of managers in January. 1942, and has served as one of the managers since that time. Your Star Serial Story i 5 Editorials 6 State News IO.

ll Society .12. 13 4-H Pictures 14 Radio 15 Shows 16 Comics 17 Sports 28 Markets 21 tv ant Ads ..22, 23 Delegates attending the Nebraska Methodist conference of the Woman's Society of Christian Service elected Mrs. E. J. Loutzenheiser of Gothenburg president, Wednesday morning, succeeding Mrs.

C. W. Mead of Omaha. The Society passed three resolutions to be presented to the Nebraska conference, including a ecommendation that each society in the Nebraska conference study course on Christian and Beverage Second Recommendation. A second recommendation asked that the conference authorize a committee to serve in a consulting and advisory capacity with regard to services rendered by the conference institutions, and specifically render objective hearings to persons denied admission to service in conference institutions.

In reading this recommendation, Mrs. Cox mentioned as a concrete example colored girls denied admission to Methodist training schools. The third recommendation memorialized the conference to investigate the whole matter of delegated lay membership in general and jurisdictional conference to the end that those persons who are in elected responsibility to the annual conference shall by virtue of their office be delegates to general and jurisdictional conferences. Underground Activities. Esther Samonte, a junior in the University of the Philippines when war broke out in December of 1941, and who, for a year and one-half worked in an underground organization composed of IO boys and one other girl, spoke to the group Tuesday morning.

She told of how this small band, in a church surrounded bv Japanese with the Jap gestapo across the, street, heard broadcasts and printed news for Americans. Miss Samonte played the oigan to (Continued on Page Two) NEW YORK, Sept. stock market fluctuated erratically over a wide price area today with late rallying tendencies enabling scattered favorites to close higher on the day, although the rank and file of the list continued under reactionary influences. Du Pont, which had set the pace in crash, with a 17 point sell-off, headed the rebound with net gain of points. Gains of fractions to more than a point W'ere chalked up by U.

S. Steel, General Motors, Goodyear, International Nickel, National Distillers and Sears Roebuck. A number of new air pockets were uncovered on the downside, with International Harvester tumbling points, American Telephone cracking points and Johns manvllle dropping The Dow-Jones industrial averages showed a net decline of 188 points. Rails were off 1 4-lOOths of a point and utilities were down 21-10Gvhs. The volume of turnover expanded to 3,620.000 shares contrasting with 2,900,000 on Tuesday, with the ticker running behind actual floor transactions inumerable times during the session.

Dealing in the last hour alone amounted 980,000 shares. Gamble And Affiliated Stores Formed Into One MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. Berlin C. Gamble and Philip W. Skogmo, both of Minneapolis, today announced Gamble stores and six affiliated companies have been formed into one organization under the name of Gamble-Skogmo, Inc.

Companies involved are Gamble-Skogmo, Gamble Stores, Nasco, Solar Corporation. Western Auto Supply Co. (California), Gamble Skogrpo so p. 70 Limited and MacLeod's Limited, j12 v'ed The lattei two are Canadian firms. Stockholders will vote on the uni- Highest temperature a year ago todaj, I fication Sept.

26. I loo: n. The company heads said the Sun rises, it ss p. I Moon 2 44 sets 11:58 p. rn parent limn and affiliates own and, Total (or september, of an inch.

I sessions. Molotov Missing. Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, who earlier was sported by a French foreign ministry official to have returned from Moscow, was not present wrhen the meeting opened.

French foreign officials said later information was that Molotov had not returned, and Russian sources said their best information was that the Soviet chief delegate would not be back until time later this Molotov Left Saturday. A French foreign ministry official earlier had said Molotov returned this morning and that the four foreign ministers meet to discuss peace conference problems. Molotov left Paris Saturday. British sources said the meeting of foreign ministers requested by Vishiwsky. Sen.

Tom Conally (D-Tex), chairman of the senate foreign affairs committee, told the peace conference today that the Venezia Giulia area of Italy a fertile foil for and appealed for the nations to hatreds and maiden speech at the conference, asking patience and in settling the stormy Trieste dispute, came during a session of the Italian political and territorial commission, which w'as marked by conflicting claims for territory in the Trieste area of Italy at the top of the Adriatic sea. Yugoslavia, with Russian and other Slav backing, has been demanding the territory against an adamant United States and British opposition. "This Is A Peace" Parley. is a peace conference, not a struggle to see which country can get the greatest benefit for any one Connally said are here as ambassadors of the people of the world to solve the problems of the w'orld We are here to assist, wre hope, (Continued on Page Two) Norfolk .03 Humboldt Gets 7 In. Downpour Omaha Lowlands Are I ii ii ii ated THE WEATHER LINCOLN: Cloudy to partly cloudy aith occasional light showers this after noon and tonight; highest temperature near 82 this afternoon, lowest near 68 tonight; Thursday partly cloudy, highest temperature near 80; cooler Thursday night.

NEBRASKA: Generally (air tonight and Thursday, somewhat warmer in aouthwest and extreme west, and along Missouri river tonight; warmer in eastern fourth Thursday, highest temperatures Thursday lower to middle 90s; local thundershowers in northwest half Thursday night except in Panhandle, cooler in northwest half. KANSAS: Fair tonight and Thursday. warmer in extreme southeast tonight and extreme east Thursday; highest temperature Thursday In middle 90s. (Lincoln 2 SO p. rn.

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operate 521 retail Normal (or September, 2 98 inches. State Fair Program WEDNESDAY Saline County Ray Crete and Wilber banda in apodal poriormanca this day. 8:30 p. Fair Revuw oi UH Club Activities 2:30 p. ahaap and p.

draaa review. 7:30 p. of purple award I a 4 arena. THURSDAY Flying Omaha Hay 8:00 a. exhlbiUi open, laat day (or judging in all claaeea.

11:00 a. concerta. 12:00 attractiona in nu dttorium. 12:30 p. concerta over the grounda.

1:00 p. rn. Program in open air aud! torium. 1:30 p. on Wheels, on Hoof and in the Air," with all lair products on display.

2:30 p. races. 3:15 p. free acts. 4:30 p.

concerts in diiier ent parts oi the grounds 8:30 p. Fair Revue of 1946." f-ff Club Activities 7:30 a. (or judging contests. 8:00 a. judging contests.

1:00 p. contest forestry, weed and grass. 1:30 p. State lair paiade. 3:00 p.

of demonstration representatives club con gress. Torrential downpours, ranging between six and seven in the vicinity of Humboldt, lashed eastern and southeastern Nebraska in scattered areas luring the early morning hours Wednesday and in some cases sent residents in lowland areas fleeing for safety. In Omaha, rains whipped by a 40-mile an hour wind flooded parts of the city early Wednesday sending police and volunteers into the storm to rescue occupants of lowland houses and stalled cars. Little Pappio Creek on the outskirts went out of its banks on one occasion but receded swiftly after the storm had spent itself. 5 inches Reported Unofficial estimates of the rain ranged up to five inches in the residential area while the weather bureau officially reported 1.59 inches at its measuring station near the Municipal air port.

Automobiles were washed down streets and sewer pressure became so great manhole covers were blown off and the openings geysered. In one place war veteians resorted to war-time tactics- digging trenches to draw off water after their basements were flooded. Railroad tracks were covered in some areas. Some hail fell during the downpour, which was preceded by a severe electrical storm. Two Women Hurt.

Omaha police reported no serious casualties but two women were treated for bruises and abrasions received when they were bowled over and rolled a short distance along a downtown street by the force of the wind and water. Police identified the women (Continued on Page Two) Strike Ties Up LA Paper Guild Walks Out LOS ANGELES, Sept. The Los Angeles Evening Herald Express suspended publication today, shortly after the Los Angeles newspaper Guild went on strike against the afternoon newspaper. Business Manager V. announced that the Herald Express, one of the largest newspapers in the western United States, was by a Guild strike to suspend A few minutes earlier, following a fruitless final attempt by tile union and management to reach agreement on a new wage contract, the executive committee of the local Guild unit declared the strike in effect immediately.

40-Day Negotiations. The action implemented a contract, no declaration made at the start of negotiations 40 days ago. Guildsmen working in the called off their jobs at 12:01 a. when the present contract expired, though negotiations then were continuing. Only watchmen to the remained on the job.

Dunsmore said: Guild at the outset served an ultimatum of no contract, no when the (Continued on Page Two).

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