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W PAGES TODAY Read by cvw 25,000 Doily oitlitucst Stiansas UXM MOCMT-- r«yi(!«v(II. ind vicinity r i r l l y t\natf with ·otxrid Ihundcnhewtrj !od»j. hiniiht and lomomw. Cwlrr tomorrow. HJch ifmpu-afur* veiurU: low w; If t. m. todan ·*· TfttPufrUc !·*·!«** f* Tkt firtt CeHctm Of TMi Newspaper VOtOMI 91, NUMMt 34 Win FAYCTTEVIUf. ARKANSAS, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMKR 1, 1*52 naci HVE CINIS Navy Planes W F*« *T* · Hit largets Near Siberia And Iron Works Heavily Bombed · Reds Surprised By .' Assault; Targets : Elsewhere Attacked · Seoul, Korea - (IP) - Three U, S. carriers, staging the greatest Navy air blow of the Korean war, struck within sight a-d sound of Soviet Siberia today in the U. N. air campaign of destruction for Red military installations.^ ; The attack by 164 Navy bomb- jfirs and fighters from the Boxer, fasex and Princeton hit an oil refinery and an iron works in extreme Northeast Korea. Pilots reported the Reds were so surprised they didn't even throw up flak. The refinery was at Aoji, 12' miles south of the Siberian border and and northernmost air tar- 1 get of the war. The. iron mine was at Musan. across the Tumcn River from Manchuria. The Navy said 70 per cent of the Musan works--including ore concentrating and hydrogen plants --was destroyed. The synthetic oii refinery at Aoji was left burning. U. S. Fifth Air Force Sabre jet Interceptors--in a coordinated effort -- roared north through Central Korea and drew Communist MIG-15 jeff away from the carrier craft. Sixty-two Sabre pilots sighted 58 MIG's and peeled off for six lights. The Air Force said two MIGs were damaged. The Navy said fighters and bombers from · the three carriera teamed up in .the afternoon _ylth .,4ht~,-lH!i3(y-. cruiser Bremerton in a raldjon Chongjin, North K6rea's bigjMt port only SO miles from Manchuria. The only other Allied raid that has come so close to Siberia was a B-29 raid on Rashin, 18 miles from the Soviet border. Tornado Strikes Near Washington Washin|ton-(#VA freak tornado, by-product of the tropical hurricane that lashed the Carolinas, early today unroofed houses, smashed automobiles and knocked out power lines in the Virginia area bordering W a s h i n g t o n . Weather Bureau officials estimated wind velocity at 70 to 100 miles an hour. Gusts up to 63 miles an hour hit the nation's capital, where rainfall . totalled 2.39 Inches in less than six hours. A warning that a second hurricane might be getting under way came from the Miami Weather Bureau. Eisenhower Supporters Plan Little Rock Trip UttJe- Rock-Wl-Supporters of General Eisenhower from all section of Arkansas are expected to be on hand when the GOP presidential nominee speaks here Wednesday. Verne Tindall of Stuttgart, Eisenhower's state campaign chairman, said yesterday that some 50 cars will bring "I like Ike" folks from Hot Springs. He laid at least five cars will bring supporters from Fayetteville and "a large number of people" are coming from Pine Bluff. Eisenhower Is scheduled to arrive In Little Rock at 3 p. m. He 1» t* leave for New York at 5 p. m. after a 30-minute speech at MacArthur Park. Mexican Cattle Shipments Into U.S. Allowed W«shln»ton-(*)-The U. S. today reopened iti borders to Mexican cattle and other livestock anil to fresh, frozen and chilled meits. The borders hid been closed ulnct December, 194S, be/ MUM of in outbreak of foot-and- mouth dlieate In Mexico. Secretary of Agriculture Bran- I nin nld Mexico now lui been / found free of the dlMiae, 1hu» )'miking U uf« Kiln M Import [ Mexican livestock without en- dangcrlnc this nation's multi-billion dollar tneal md dllry Indus. I try. Russians Press For More Coal / .Moscow-(JP)-The'. .Russians say their current coal production indi- .cates a total output this year OL 304 million metric tons, 22 million tons more than last year's production. A new five-year plan to be submitted to the Communist Party Congress .in October'calls lor an nual coal production of 373 million tons by:the end of 1933. To reach this goal, the Soviet output must increase 23 million tons a year for the next three years. In 194S, Prime Minister'Stalin set a coal quota of 500 million tons annually by the 1960s. Mrs. Robert Cox Hurt Fatally In Tractor Accident Pinned Beneath Machine When It Turns Over Mrs. 2lma Lucille Cox, 24, was pronounced dead on arrival at a Fayetteville hospital yesterday morning after she was crushed in » tractor accident at her home five miles "west of Fayetteville on Highway :«. The young farm woman suffered fatal injuries when she was pinned beneath the heavy machine ior approximately 45 minutes after a river hank gave way beneath the weight of the tractor. ..The-«cident * «$ctii«(K«bout 7:45 as Mrs. Cox was driving the tractor to a field. As the machine ran along the bank of a stream the ground gave way, overturning.the tractor. The victim was found by her husband, who with other men released her from the weight of the tractor.. ! Surviving are her husband. ! Robert A. Cox of White Oak community; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Beeks of Prairie View community; four brothers. Marvin Beeks of Fayetteville, Ollie Fay. Beeks of Prairie View, Ira Beeks of Camp Roberts, Calif., and Garland Beeks of Camp Chaffee; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Conduff of Wichita, Kan. Funeral arrangements under direction of Moore's Funeral Chapel are incomplete. McClellan To Examine Expenditures In Europe Little Eock-W-Sen. John McClellan says he.will go abroad this month "to m a k e - a n examination of European expenditures." The senior Arkansas senator said he was appointed to a Senate appropriations subcommittee to study European expenses "by 4 way of gifts, loans, grants or lend lease and the administration of funds." The senator said he also would represent the government at the dedication of a shrine to World Wars I and II dead at a U. S. Military cemetery in Suresnes, France, on September 13. New Increase In Milk Price Declared Near Roscoe Kuhn. manager of the College Club Dairy, said today an increase in the price of milk ,ot one cent a quart, faces Fayetteville consumers about September 5. "We must remember," he said, "that our neighboring Southern states, along, our own state, have been declared a disaster area by the USDA because of drouth. I believe it is only fair to warn the public that the rise In the price of dairy products is inevitable." The dairy population has been decreasing rapidly this summer, Kuhn said. The milk output Is beginning to lag seriously," he reported, "while the demand for the disaster areas In literally leaping and we hope there will be enough milk tn supply the needs this winter. We have probably seen the last cheap milk, at least for «ever«l years." atam R«t Again Texarkana, Ark.-MVBuscs are running again In Ttxirkana following netllement of « 10-day itrlke of 41 drivers and one me- I dunlc, Warning Enables Coastal Area To Hold Damage From Hurricane To A Minumum Charleston,' S. C.-W-Hundreds of Carolinians today dug out from under the litter left in the wake ol the weekend hurricane. Hurri- can Able, a small Atlantic storm as such storms go, swept in on the South Carolina coast Saturday night. At its center, as it roared through Charleston and down the coast 'to Beaufutt, winds reached 100-miles-an hour, leaving torn and twisted power and communication lines, devastated trees and signboards, and roofless houses. Highways, in some places inches deep in water* claimed two victims near Hardeevil'.e, south ol Beaufort. One death was reportnd at Beaufort by the Civil Air Patrol. Residues of the coastal area, forewarned and expei.'ing the season's first hurricine,, remained calm through the ime'.^ency and battened the hatches \~. anticipation of the bldw. As a result, prop- light. The path of minor destruction ranged in a wide arc inland during the early hours of Sunday, proceeding up from the coast to. ward Orangeburg and Columbia in South Carolina. Then, veering in a northwesterly direction, the diminishing winds and violent rains hit at Greensboro, N. C., and passed through the Tar Heel Piedmont into the Danville, Va., area. By that time the hurricane had 'simmered down to what the Weather Bureau calls an "active low pressure area," with wind velocity of about 25 miles an hour. Citizens of Beaufort. Walterboro, Charleston and other wind- racked communities came out this morning to view uprooted trees, shattered windows a n d store fronts, overturned billboards, and, erty damage was comparatively in some cases, un-roofcd homes. Many Drivers Fail To Heed Traffic Laws By FLOVD CARL. JR. Despite a police campaign which netting record numbers of speeders, reckless driving appears to be on the increase in Fayetteville; As a holiday visitor put it yes' terday: "We've got plenty of bad drivers at home, but up here they seem to try to hit you on purpose." Some of the drivers caught by police were just careless, driving too fast and thinking of something else when they went through the stop sign. But others--many of them--operate with a cold, callous Indifference to the possible deaths they may cause. Saturday afternoon a city prowl car turning around at Fairview cemetery on the northwest city litmits, stopped when the high speed whine of an approaching truck became audible. When the vehicle, a county dump truck, passed, the officers gave chase, heading toward the h_eart of town. Although the police car at times ran in excess of 70 miles an hour, the truck continued to pull ahead until it reached the intersection of Highway 45 and East Maple--scene of many accidents. At Maple the driver slowed to 45 miles an hour as he went through the stop sign, but was HD- parerhly unable to hear the police siren over the roar of his engine. The Drowl car finally drew abfeast of the soeeding machine at (he corner of Lafayette and Willow.. Booked on charges of speeding, running a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle without an operator's license, the, driver's only comment was: "Was-I going a little too fast?" The truck also failed to display * state license. A few minutes earlier the same prowl car officer had arrested two drivers for failing to observe the stop sign on the Manic-Mission Street intersection. Drivers who made any effort to slow Were not arrested, tickets going only tn :hose who completely disregarded the sign. Saturday was a rather routine day from a traffic standpoint. No serious accidents were reoorted, and no one was injured. But the same prowl car driver also arifst-. ed two drunken drivers, warned a score of less serious offenders, and F iled out a handful of* tickets on various offenses. I Other city patrolmen were also ausy, and State Police and men from the sheriff's office were also m the Job. The officers piled up a leavy docket for Municipal Court. But, according to nolice estimates, the officers actually saw only about one per cent of the traffic offenses which occurred in Fay- itteville Saturday. Transit System Cottlr New York-m-The Board of Transportation says the city's transit system went $24,773,883 nto the red in the fiscal year ended June 0. The board said the deficit the preceding year amounted to $3.0«7,520. Hospital At Springdalels Open House Attracts Thousands; U. A. Dean Speaks Springdale - (Special) -Several thousand persons attended the dedication and open house yesterday of the new Springdale Memorial Hospital, which will open for service next Monday, September 8. Dr. Hayden Nicholson, dean of the University School of Medicine in Little Rock, made the dedicatory address in a program which was broadcast over Radio Station KBRS. The Springdale High School band, directed by Harry Hinckley, presented a concert preceding the dedication. Also on the program were the Rev. H. M. Lewis, invocation; Louis Lichlyter, intrduc- tions; the Rev. Stanley Jordan, Stevenson Favors Ending Taft-Hartley; Ike "Sore" Paul Visitors inspected the hospital during the afternoon. A large number of physicians from several cities, including Joplin, Mo., and Fort Smith, attended.' Many of the Washington County Medical Society members were present, including the president, Dr. Fred Ogden. Stirted In 1950 Construction of the 32-hed hospital was started December 20, 1950, and was completed with furnishings at a cost of $600,000. Of the total cost, $200.000 was raised by individuals and firms in the Springdale area, and the re- maipder was obtained from the U. S. government in a. grant under the Hill-Burton act. The building is of perla-- light buff-colored -- brick, with a front entrance of stone and glass. It is 168 feet long and 181 feet wide. It has 12 private rooms, each with private bath and six with air conditioning, and 10 semi-private rooms with two beds each. Additional beds can be installed If necessary. In addition to the private rooms, air conditioning is provided for the front administrative area, and the operation, delivery, emergency operation and fracture rooms. Each bedroom is equipped with oxygen and lelenhone outlets, as well as an executive unit for communication with the administrative area and the nurses' central station. Plans for building the hospital were started in 1948. as a memorial to Dr. C. P. Sisco, veteran physician who died August 24, 1948, at the age of 62. The family of Dr. Sisco, however, later asked that the hosnital be dedicated instead to past Snringdale doctors and war dead. This suggestion was adopted. Administrator Chosen Miss Leila Bracken in administrator of the new hospital. A native of Independence, Kan., she has served as head nurse and lat- CONTINI;KD ON PACK TWO Eisenhower Says Civil Service Workers To Stay Contributions So d Sought By Democrotic Leader In Kansas NewYork-MVDwight D. Eisenhower today assured the nation's federal workers that if he becomes ^resident he will neither authorize nor condone any firings of civil .service employes, * The R e p u b 1 I can oresIdcnUal nominee declared he. was "sore" because of a Kansas situation in which a Democratic leader allegedly sought $100 campaign contributions from mail carriers with the admonition they might lose their jobs if the GOP wins. Eisenhower addressed the biennial convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers and was wildly applauded before, during and after his brief speech. The general said he had cnmc ID the convention in Manhattan Center, a large amphitheatre in downtown .Manhattan, just to say "hello." But he declared that he found himself making a political speech, "because when I get sore, I get sore." Eisenhower directly accused the Democrats of having reduced the postal service's efficiency. He said if he were elect^t he would work for a more efficient service with more frequent deliveries of mail. The general said that every man v/ho carried letters was « friend o[ his. He said he had been in the Army too long not to place the mail call above any other call that A bugle might blow. · Eisenhower spoke extemporaneously... came from Sen. Frank Carlson (R-Kan) in a speech immediately preceding Eisenhower's tclk to the convention. Both EisenhoWer and -Carlson were decorated with leis from the Hawaiian delegation to the convention. At signal from William C. Dohcrty, president of the association, the convention Rave three resounding cheers, first for Carlson, then for Eisenhower. The Democratic leader accused of soliciting campaign contributions from mail carriers was Kenneth T. Anderson, Democratic national committecman for Kansas. Little Rock Woman Bares Cache Of Loot From Post Office, Denies Aiding in Theft Albany, C-Ml.-(JP}\ dark-haired woman who denied any part in last week's $250,000 Monolith, post o f f i c e robbery willingly showed officers a cache of more than 575,000 worth of money order blanks, U. S. savings bonds and stamps yesterday. Postal Inspectors and police seized the cache in a motel room here. They arrested for investigation the woman, Mrs. Ada Belle Watson, 32, Little Bock, Ark., wife of one of two men who admitted the robbery. The two, John £. Watson, 26, ft Texas fugitive, and Jim Darwood Kennedy, 22, of Fairfax, Okla.. were placed in the Kern County jail in Bakersfiold. Calif., early today. They burglary. were charged with They were arrested Friday night in Reno, where Sheriff George Lothrop said they admitted stealing cash, stamps, bonds and money order blanks with a potential value approaching $150.000. Mrs. Watson said she married Watson two years ago, "but i only had about three weeks of real. marreid life because he was In | prison most o[ the time." How-: ever, she reported, he appeared nt her Little Rock home early In August and told her he hid been paroled from a Texas prison from a burglary conviction. Sheriff Lothrop said Watson admitted he escaped August 5 from the Kc- Declares Law Was Inspired Politically Lays Down Five Points As Basis For New Legislation Little Rock Celebrates With Parade Little nock - (/Pi - Arkansas closed down business and took off for picnics, parades and politics today to celebrate Lahor Day, the last of the summer vacations. Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Speck formally opened his campaign in Paragould, Francis Cherry, the Democratic nominee led a Little Rock Labor Day parade, Speck, 35, a Frenchman's Bayou planter, says he i« "out to win." GOP Mayor Pratt Reir.mol of Little Rock and Charles Black of Corning, « former GOP gubernatorial candidate, were to accompany him to Paragould. The Little Rock parade highlighted day-long festivities 'in the Capital City, where 40,000. ,.v; ' more than ^aju-. ~,. ...iswfltwws^w-wwr^r.^ .·-,. « 't I. . ""·. Several bands and delegations from each district local, representing the more than 40,000 members of the Arkansal Federation of Labor, participated in the morning parade down Main Street. trlevc State Farm in Texas, where Kennedy had been released · in June, after serving a forgery term. Accidents In State Fatal lo 11 Persons Drowning* And Road Crashes Take Toll Over Weekend Dclrolt-Wi-Gov. Adlal Sleven- »on came out strongly today for ·crapping th« T«fi-Hartley act, and he outlined a new law to replace it. "We must have a new la*," Stevenson said, "and Triy conclusion is that we can best remedy Little Rock-W)-At leant 11 persons have died in Labor Day weekend accidents in Arkansas. A Faulkner County firmer and his 13-year-old grandson drowned at Pinnacle Springs, about 17 mllcj north of Conway, yesterday. Coroner Robert A. McNutt laid 54-year-old Henry Thomas of near Greenbrler, Ark., drowned in · futile attempt to rescue his grandson, who had been swimming. The boy was identified I* Thomas the defects of the present law by scrapping It and starting over," The governor of Dlinoli, Democratic candidate for president, selected Labor Day as the occa- s sion for his major pronouncement I of position on labor-managemeht- ' juvcrnment relations, and Detroit. I i great nerve-center of industry, as the place. I He said he does not consider the Taft-Hartlcy let a "slave labdr" law, nor that everything In it If wrong. But he called it, "a tangled snarl of legal barbed wire filled «·:«! ugly sneers at labor untoftj and built around the discredited labor injunction. It was biased and politically inspired, and his I not Improved labor relations in * single plant." . , Offers N«r LIWI Stevenson laid down five broad li.'lnti as the basis, of a ntw labor IAW. One of them calls tor "new methods" for settling industrial strikes when they occur during · national emergency -- as in UM case of the. recent steel strike -and the governor warned: "We cannot tolerate shutdowns which threaten our national safety, even that of the free world. The right to bargain collectively does not include a right to atop the · national economy." ,j~f"f ArkrMeTKitt aai'd Mr*. Thomas and the boy's mother, brother and two sister witnessed the double tragedy. A Delight Lumber Company employe drowned yesterday near A barbecue was scheduled this; that Pike County town. Sheriff 150-Seii Jet Airliner Seen For Atlantic Hop London - ifP) A major British i airplane manufacturer says it is. drawing plans for n 150-seat jet! airliner which would make the; 3,455-mile London-tb - New York i afternoon at War Memorial Park, sponsored by trie Little Rock Central Trades Council, the Railroad Brotherhood* and Federated Shop Crafts. Another celebration was on tap at Bull Shoals Dam near Mountain Home. After a speech, Sen. John L. McClellan was to throw a switch starting production of electric power at the big White River project. ,, Atlantic crossing In less than eight hours. The aircraft firm, Handley Page, Ltd., said it expected the plane to have a load capacity of 50,000 pounds and to operate at a cost of about ] 1-6 U. S. cents per passenger per mile. Cordell HullHospilal Patient; Critically III Washington -(If)- Cordell Hull, suffering from cerebral thrombosis, was reported slightly Improved today at the Navy hospital in suburban Bethcsda, Md., but he was still on the critical list. A hospital bulletin said: "Cordeli Hull's condition Is slightly improved this morning. but he is still considered to be in critical condition." .The 81-year-old former secretary of state entered the hospital Friday night. Sprinidale'c new Memorial Hoti pltal is not yet open and so. naturally, it has not admitted any patients. But it hit had a guest who would have been a patient if the hospital had been having any. As Mrs. Hugh L. Hall of 732 South Holcomb Street, Springdale, stood in the hot sun outside the hospital yesterday afternoon waiting her turn to tour it during "open house," she fainted. Doctors were plentiful at the scene, and she was taken lo Boom 101 in (he hospital, v.'here a Springdale physician treated her. She was all right again very shortly, and (he Fretland Steuart ««ld the victim, Lawrence Prewitt, was fishing at the time. At least three persons died on Arkansas highways yesterday. Deputy Sheriff Cullen Storey said a Ml. View resident, Mrs. Sally Hinkle, DO, was killed when she was walking within the city limits. Mrs. Madean Floyd Gregory, about 26, wax killed and two other persons ,were hurt when the car In which they were riding overturned near Sheridan on Highway ««. Harold Crowder, 1«, of Birdtown, Ark., was 'killed when an automobile overturned near Mor- rllton. Two other teenagers were hurt. James Harmon, 19, died in a fire that destroyed his home in Morrilton yesterday. Coroner Robert D. Harris said Harmon lived alone and that the cause of the fire has not been determined. union i . , a th« retpoctiHt rep- ] mentatlves of their members' in- ' tcrati. ' .1 1 "Labor union* mu»t conform ; tn the standard! of fair conduct : and equal protection in the ex- , erdsc of their stewardship," Ht L called this the reverse aide of nil tint point. 3. "A new federal law must outlaw unfair bargaining prac- t!ce» by companiet or union . . , I think it it only common «em that we must forbid such prac- · tlcn a» jurudictlonal ilrikti, and strike* or boycotts attempting to ', force an employer to deal with ant · union when another haibmHi certified as the repreientauve of hit, employes" ' . j 4 The labor injunction mutt be rejected . . ,V "That tyrannical? power to have nwi.tna women ; j ordered back to work in silence 3 has no place Jn todays' labor law." ·' S. "New methods must be found ; lor nettlinc national ehi:riency disptitei." He listed fovernment seizure as one of several alternatives for settling labor disputes in i time of national emergency. Sine rin.Ad4tM*M The speech* was one of 'five addresses Stevenson prepared for A tractor accident near Fay- i *jj|vwy loda,· in Grand Bapids, etteville took the life of Mrs. Zel! Detroit. HamtMck, Pontlac and ma Cox. End OITall-Hirtley Act Seen By Murray Flint. The quick, one-day tour I threw his presidential campaign- into high gear, and he plans tn'^ follow up quickly wtih a trip to ! the Pacific Coast and back begin-; nlng Friday. In Grand Rapids, the governor? said he believes the "essential direction of the present foreign I policy ii right. He asserted, as he Philadelphia-MVCIO President Philip Murray said today; leaders. ^"done bef'ore'Tha'tThe'Rep'uVli" j of industry can prove they are , ,.,,,, are "hopelessly divided over! program went right on. Hospital j willing to work with labor If they f ore jg n policy." He spoke of the. authorities emphasized t o d a y help repeal the Taft-Hartlcy act j "reactionary wing" among the R*vj they're not admitting patients this and establish a guaranteed annual I publicans, and cald that tying? week---that comes next Monday. To Matt In Bio wage for America's workers. In a Labor Day speech before the opening session of the annual hU RwubUe«i Vatican Clty-(^)-Pope Pius X I I ; Oi , Workerj international Union n h a a , 81 on»r^ch l , h rtic h Con 6 g l r h es I ,tr,i convention, Murray said ..he 1, he held In Rin De Janeiro, the seems stronger today. He said Dwight D. Eisenhower, 'S has disagreed with some cms on foreign policy Issue*, 'confident that Congress wll even- _ _. . Vatican"announcenod"ay'."Tne'36th| luilly catch up. with reallty-and I | fUlTIOn PlfOS At Congress was held recently in then, the malicious Taft-Hartley | Barcelona, Spain. i net will pass Into limbo." Workers Urged By Labor Leaders To Take "Decisive" Role In Coming Election (By the.AsMcUle* Frew) Top union leaders devoted their Labor Day talks today to exhorting the workers to take on a decisive role at the ballot boxes this November 4. Union chiefs spoke out of complicated world problems, soaring living costs and other troubles besetting workers on their traditional holiday. But the main theme wa* the coming elections and the chance that worker voters have to elect · new prcildent and naw members of Congress as well ai itatt, city and county official*, "On this t.«hor Day," mid AFL President Wllllum Oreen In till I annual message, "I summon th« 11,000,0(10 memben of (he American Federation n[ Labor to political | Oeorge Meany, AF1. secretary- action. America now is in the , treasurer said last night he believ. midst of a crucial political cam- j ed (ht majority of AFL leaden, paign. Ihe oulcome of which will affect our national securily and the well-being of all of our citizens. The men and women of our labor movement cannot afford to be neutral in the face of this gTtti challenge." . The AFL has »lecrcd clear of choosing between Gen, Dwlght D. ElMnhower, the Republican preii- dintlal nominee, and Gov. Adlai K. Stevenion, the Democratic can- dldntt. Both nomlntu ar* to spe' lo the annual Afl. convention In New York 'City later this month. «nd the AFL may mik* i then. '"on the basis of the record and platfnrrm." would at present support Stevenson. Bui he emphajlz- ed hf was not endorsing the Dem- ocrallc nominee or predicting what : he or Ihe AFL would do at its i convention. He said the AFL membership may not endorse either presidential candidate. Speakers from the CIO. which ·Ircady hai formally endorsed Stevenson, generally called on workers to support (h« Demo- cm Is. | "American labor, on lt annuil i holidnv." said CIO President Phil- I ip Murray, "r«cofnitei both the challenge of the future and the menace of the present. We pledge ourselves to build democracy's slrenglh again*! the menace of miltsry aggression, while constantly waging economic war on poverty. ". . . In 19)2, as free Americans, we shall so tn the polls to determine the f u t u r e count of our government policies. W* shall not, 1 am sure, turn our backs on two decades of progress. W* thai! retain our faith In the forward-look- Ing programs of the New Dial m.l the Fair Dial--programs thil hiv* C I O Secretary-treasurer, t o l d workers at a Sandusky, Ohio, rally, that "reactionary coloration" in Congress has been due to "the apathy of Ihe American voters. Minority rule «t the polls means minority rule In Congreu. No matter which political parly may be nominally In power." John L. Lfv.'ij. president of th. United Mine Workers, urged a unl* fled labor movement. Hie Ltbor Day miuii* Mid that unlaju ill unions unit* to tight their "en*- mlu," Inly ill may bt dutroyed, on* by one. Wilier P. Reuther, prMldint of brought lmmeni« benefit* both to th* CIO United Auto WorVtn, a n j America and the entire world." | tmll M*i.iy, tbit union's Mere* Calling fnr » big turnout nf vol., taTy-treaiurpr. «lso \jr|*i| hnavy er In November, Jimti B. Carey, i labor voting (hi* !· "Mud Throwing" By Republicans Aboard Truman Train - Wl -. President Truman, in top whistle*' stop form, kickecV off hia first cam*j palin tour today by accusing th: Republicans of trying to win the election by "abuse" of Democrsta and "mud-slinging." He predicted victory tor Adlal] Stevenson as wet) as i party vie-] tory in Pennsylvania. 1 Truman told · Pittsburgh crowd,! that the Republican* ·cMf fl» Anything on which to (land," «v that "their only iatu* U M thrw mud." Truman jjSc*« tram tn« .TM platform of the iptrtal *·!· CM rylnir him tn Milwaukee f or * M j»r iMmi l«nl«M !· Mult Adlal Sttvenwm, DwMctM lil nomlM*. 7 · ' ' . .ffl

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