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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - July 25, 1947, Albuquerque, New Mexico TODAY'S SIMILE Julr -I HWe diner time on the Air to hut nnw rone Aff it 1 p. nit with A reminder to thAt Ihr tl nt Alienee ATP hy A firm whlen In Good Morning EW LEADING NEWSPAPER An Three A PAT And some Their They Are 67th Year 373 second manor Number N under net or 187U Friday July 25, 1947 Published Every Morning Price 5 Cento Democrat Central Meeting Breaks Up in War Vet Admits Slaying His Wife On Colorado Hike COLORADO July 24 Attorney Irl Foard said A. 29-year-old San Francisco had admitted his whose body was found last Friday on a slope above the Rampart highway northwest of. 28 Miners Die In Illinois 200 Make Escape John L Turns Up Safe WEST 111. 24 County Coroner D. J. ton tonight said 28 miners perished in the explosion Fourd said the handsome er Army flyer confessed orally to strangling 24. year-old war bride but as a mo. said only that was mad at After Downey's wife was found under a 50-foot Downey they both had fallen while climbing the He was arrested after Coroner Henry W. Maly reported that and not the probably was the cause of the original Downey declared he could not remember what happened after he imd his wife left their mobile to climb the mountain until he was picked up on the that rocked the Old Bon Coal Company's No. 8 mine this after- Clayton said 15 bodies of the trapped had been re- moved to a temporary morgue setup in the Junior High School and 12 other bodies still were in the gas-filled Howard brother of UMW John L. is underground superintendent of the mine and for a time was to be among those oed but he later turned up This was confirmed by his Injured Sinking One miner had been removed dead from the shaft shortly ter the others in in critical William hospital said Thomas 40.- previously reported was alive but an awful Four others in the hospital Lament by Shaft those who escaped did Continued on Fight Over Diner Flares Up Showdown Set The squabble over a revoked permit for a Pullman diner at First and Silver flared anew with a showdown slated at a special city sion session Monday morn Two months ago Building Sup G. J. issued a permit .to Armando au him to convert an old Pullman imp a He had ed remodeling when City ager Charles E. the permit revoked on the grounds the diner didn't meet inner fire zone Giannini subsequently to the city which held a hearing but deferred de- cision until Wells returned from a Monday Erdman and City At- torney Donald B. Moses the legality of the com- pointing out city building code for a hearing before three-man Queried about this Wells flatly declared Monday He acknowledged he had taken out two insurance policies his carrying a clause in event of accidental The were returning to San Francisco after tt visit with his Mrs. in la. They left San Francisco in Prior .to the Downey was manager of the Alexander ilton Hotel in Sah He was discharged from the air forces in 1946, after ice a bombing plane navigator in the European Chief I. B. Bruce said Downey broke down this after- noon week of grilling and told officers urge to over as he walked with his wife in the were the chief quoted him as rock the size of two teacups in my hand and I struck her on the back of the fell and I rushed to her and choked hid her body in ihc crevice where she was Downey then lo a poln near ihc highway and lay down feigning al the spot where he was found by Police said Downey had served a two-year term in the Iowa state reformatory a charge 01 passing at la. Death of Buying Controls Voted By Conferees Congress Approval Forecast After Mixup In Truman Interview 24 by a mixup at a White House news con- a use conference committee voted tonight to kill all controls on in- stallment buying on Nov. 1, 1047. remark by President mun gave Congress the sion he might use his ency powers to keep the curbs In Later it explained that he had no such that It was all due to a To Pass by Saturday Senator Flanders one of the conferees who ironed out differences in legislation passed by the two told reporters Congress probably would ratify the agreement and send the to the White before scheduled Saturday originally had ed H to end the controls Inv. The Senate had posed to permit some curbs to re- main indefinitely but to end others Dec. 31. The existing which could be continued unchanged until Nov. 1. under the mise require third down with in- running no longer than 15 stoves mechanical washing radios and some other A 20 per cent down with installments limited to 15 IN Paul G. Shelby capitol stands with a man at the capitol Wednesday after he was arrested in the Senate Edward F. Somite said the man identified himself as Clifton Spires 39. ot Shelby and another officer said they searched him and found a caliber The arrest was made about five minutes after President Truman spoke in the on that diner is not going Continued on TArn H ot Days Rains Elsewhere The mercury climbed back to degrees in. Albuquerque Thursday and the weather forecaster said it may hover in that vicinity for the next few While some parts of the state received generous amounts ol a beaming sun pushed temperatures to 100 degrees at the highest reported in the arid 98 at Carrizozo and Portales and Clovis rains of a half inch or more Wednesday night and Thursday the Asso Press Tucumcari reported 1.1 inch Portales 1.01 and The Weather Bureau recorded inch rain in the period at Raton traces at Santa Carrizozo and The he could see no immediate return of der showers which have visited the srca tht past Rocket launching Is Postponed WIHTE N. July 24 difficulties forced postponement of a V-2 rocket at the White Sands Proving Ground late and the Army said another at- tempt would be made early Col. Harold R. proving ground said the firing was timed to obtain sloping rays the sun for row's shoot is scheduled for a. m. The postponement disappointed a party of 150 Civil Air Patrol pi- lots here to witness the They flew on to their next stop at N. on a tour of New Texas and Col. Turner announced that the launching tomorrow will be the last in a series of experiments here until late in Commenting on earlier reports that the Army is about ready to confine its experiments to he said tests reconstructed German will continue a program is too valuable research to 10 lie also reported that Gen. Philip P. who is ng transferred from the Presidio of San to command the White Sands Proving will arrive here Aug. 4..'' Plane Identified As Marine Craft Lost Men 24 The Navy announced tonight positive identification of age on Mount Rainier as that a Marina con- 32 which has been missing since 10. The disappeared on a flight from San Diego to Seattle with 32 Marines Searchers found part of a rine uniform and bits of a Marine service record at the level Tahoma The Navy said wreckage was scattered down a 3000-foot sheer and expressed doubt that many of the bodies would be re The wreckage was found at by assistant chief Park and his Dis- Ranger Gordon Butler wirelessed the base camp at and the was telephoned from thence to Butler said the plane Jy had flown straight into the exploded and It disappeared in a Quakes Rattle Los Angeles Area LOS July Three earthquakes shook southern California mildly and said they apparently centered about 100 miles from possibly in the regions of Riverside Diego There were no of age in the latest of which came about p. m. The at p. was pre- ceded by one at a. said Dr. Charles seismologist at California Institute Mountain where Dr. tcr quake might have centered ind built up chiefly with frame vacation Urges Removal of All Excess Russians in U. S. July 24 down by the Soviet trip to a House labor today urged removal of all excess Russian from the United N Representative Kersten subcommittee proposed this step to Secretary Baby Sitter Now National Issue Over Deducting Cost From Taxes Edwards On Trial Again SANTA July 24 Prosecution rested their case late today the second of five ments charging illegal al of more than a million pounds of sugar for soft drinks The indictment now being tried charges A. M. Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. and Mrs. Trudy S. wards former Leu County State Bank ration with conspiracy to commit offenses against the United States and to respecting the rationing of Edwards Denies Shortly after the Government Edwards the stand in her own de- nying all the The defense also examined two other Ruth Burke nnd Miss mi Two Los Alamos Indicted In Secrets Theft July 24 grand jury indictment paved the way today removal two former Gl's to New Mexico for trial on charges involving theft of atomic The grand jury in a less than four-hour special session ed the each ing two against Alexander Von 23, student at and est 34, Chicago Arrest Caused Sensation Their arrest July 12 caused a sensation across the country and followed disclosure in Congress by a of its atomic en- ergy committee that some terial had been taken from files of the Los atomic Continued on Pare Seven July 24 Representative today that he has be- come the No. 1 authority on a pressing national In case there are in the let hem peer at It clearly shows that the voters of his country arc concerned about baby and rightly so. father of never wanted to became He had introduced a into Congress that would make five changes in the income tax One change would allow tions for necessary expenses by a working wife for ery care cost or lor wages to a A reporter translated this to And before you Keating enough M Put Costa Rica Riots Toll Raised to Eight Dead SAN Costa July 24 toll in four days and strikes in four Costa Rican cities grew to eight today with the of throe persons previously among 59 Troops in armored curs con- to patrol San armed forces policed near and the sitdown strike which pre- the of clashes be- ginning Saturday between police and members of the opposition Democratic was still July 24 Maurice ft Arch- bishop of Sec of Quebec day in colorful ceremonies which officially brought to an end mourning for his Ro- Cardinal who died in of State In he asked in a ter that the secretary a strictly reciprocal policy towards Soviet nationals and authorize the residence in this country of only that number ot Russian as is permitted to zens of the United States ifi the Soviet Kersten was named to a sub- committee with two others to visit Russia in September to study education and labor tions The State Department Kersten and vided He added that saw Soviet Ambassador olai Novikov July 2 to apply for Trip Turned Down On July he got a letter from Yuri M. chief of the consular division of the em- bassy turning The embassy letter said that because of of hotel and some other both in Moscow and in the big educational and industrial centers of the Soviet union caused by the trips of foreign ists arc not yet possible for the time Kersten got off a stiff letter of to Ambassador Novikov today and also fired one to The one to Marshall a congressional sub- committee is refused visas by the Russian embassy because I sub- mit it in order for you to request the immediate removal of all excess Russian registered and re- siding in our country because of the acute housing shortage in the United Only 168 Americans Kersten snid he Is informed only including all the embassy are in Russia today with passports and that the number has remained most constant for Russians registered with the State in the United States have varied 2500 in 1945 to 810 this And he said he ed a larger number of Russian is in the Activities of Soviet as described by recent testimonies Continued on PAge Thirteen Russia Adamantly Against Policing Balkan States Balks U. S. Proposal For U.N. Commission LAKE July 24 for com- promise of thu kan problem faded today when Russia turned down French proposals intended to the American plan for a powerful com- mission in the Soviet Delegate Andrei A. breaking his silence after hours of debute by other delegates on various before the Security de- clared that Russia's opposition to the U.S. resolution would re- main unchanged regardless of what happened to the French Would bar Bit Powers The Soviet attitude was ed after the delegates un- resolved a new difficulty raised by a French proposal the Bin Five powers be excluded from the proposed Balkan The was strongly op posed by the United and which insisted thai each of the 11 members of the Security Council should toe resented on the commission dc signed to set up a watch over the disturbed believe a commission TCP resenting all the members of the Council would more fully sent the moral as well as the legal weight of the council toward the maintenance of international said V. deputy S. Identified Council cd an interim report from the Continued on Oestreich Firms Sell Most State Insurance SANTA July 24 Victor Agency of founded by State Revenue Com- Victor received the largest of the state's insurance business ng the fiscal year which ended asl June 30, records in the office of State Purchasing Agent N. McDaniel showed The Victor which is operated by Louis of Albuquerque and with which izar has said he no longer has my sold the state in- surance policies totaling 06, all but of which was sold since the first of this year when took office as me Firm Next Close behind the Victor Agency was also of which collected on automobile fleet for the Highway Third the Mountain Stales Mutual Casualty another operated by of Agriculture Clinton which received for workmen's ion insurance for the Highway In according to Continued on Six Adjourns Without Election of a New Chairman for Party The county Democratic Central Committee ing Thursday broke up in and finally leaving Manuel Sanchez as party The fireworks ensued supporters of Leo Baca for the not members of the central com- post arms and into the meeting After s few disordered moments Sanchez recessed the reconvened it after half an hour to receive the motion for ad- The Weather Pair nd hot nnd In 07. Low In he In the NKW cloudy Friday A widely or In thr with le In 00-100 North And ond west 100. Baby's Condition Is Serious After Lung Operation EL July 24 blc was removed today from the lung of 15-months-old Frankic Solano of bul the baby's condition remained At his hospital bedside here was his fina Luccro of a Red Cross nurses She brought little to El Paso by plane last night and spent the night In prayer an she at- tended Dr. Frank who formed the found Frankie too weak last night upon his arrival for After removal of the he Frankic the operation fairly but his condition still was Hospital reports this evening listed him The pebble was inhaled while Frankie was visiting his maternal grandmother in The baby was rushed to the home of his Mr. and Mrs. in able equipment was not available there and he was here last House OK's Bis Totaling 9 Billion July 24 to adjourn the House today approved in appropriations for the fiscal year that started July 1, It passed four separate money One was a brand new measure written by the committee only this The others were com- promises with the Senate on the stalemated pendent offices and government corporations All were sent to the which lost no time passing the Independent offices measure and sending it to the White along with a government ations supplemental passed by the House last The day's action left several supply bills still kicking around the Among them lire the ar Department civil tions to which the Senate appropriations committee has added several hundred million above the 000. Another is the supplemental Continued on FAIR lOP Wins Round July 2S The Senate refused today to jonc until January action on 3 Senate investigation of Attorney General Clark's ing Kansas City vote fraud The 45 to 30 vote brought a first-round victory to cans in their seven-day fight to action on the made Senator Kern Planes Fly In but Never Fly Out on Huge Tract Where the Navy's Proximity Fuze Was Developed The Mexico Experimental tract on which the S. Navy's proximity fuze was during the inspected Thursday by a group of U. S. Naval reservists and a Journal It was the first inspection of the range since I was started up in 1942, Work of the V.T. as America's 2 secret still under the Division ot Research and New Mexico School of headed Dr. E. J. As a result ot the range has become known as the place scores of planes fly but never fly They're shot to pieces in testing of projectiles equipped with V.T. The range sprawls over the plain at the foot of the Manzano about 15 miles southeast of Here Runs ranging from 20 mm. to blast away at real and mock-up aircraft as ans photograph and re- cord data on the V.T. shooting is chiefly at ground level with the Manzanos as a section a pair of 250- foot Wooden towers is used to suspend mock-up or light war planes while guns 3200 yards away away to determine the effects of on The ob- from these tests produces not only more destructive ons but aids in the building of safer The towers are made of wood so that they can't interfere with the radio ot the V.T. The V.T. credited with turning the Battle of the Bulge and shortening the war in Pacific by n consists of a miniature radio sending and re- By means of radio waves it locates the target and selects the to ate for greatest The project employs 200 sons and entails an annual ex- Continued The adjournment was thing on which the Democrats could agree during the Not a single dissenting voice was heard against the The under terms ot sub- ject to a new meeting at the call of upon five ton notice to committee About Delay This delay might cause an en- tire change in the situation in the since Clyde leader of one of in this is scheduled to re- from an out-of-town within the next few Gossip among Democrats after meeting was to the effect Tingley might tip the scales In favor of. one of the two candidates for Deacon and cause Sanchez to reconsider his scheduled re- or might put forth in- other Thursday night's meeting wai even before it was to Among the first to trickle into the meeting room in El Fidel from the throng gathered n the hotel were several Democrats who were not members of the Central Sanchez ordered them to declaring the meeting WM to be an the 85 committee He then stationed two at the homself assisted in identifying com- Baca Protests Baca protested and renewed his protests when chez called the meeting to as a member of the com- had been duly admitted to the meeting after overruling proceeded to call the roll ot A dispute when he called the name of E. of Pet. 11, Chavez of the same pre- cinct rose to claim he hnd been duly elected from that and had been by E. denied saying had been elected nnd David Chavez was the choice only of t small group which had left precinct Baca held but Sanchez ruled in favor of E. R. Through 18 morn still to the Inst In the roll The had opened the doors to let In a late Continued on Dry Days Relic Unearthed Here A relic of prohibition was recently unearthed not drop was The discovery was made on a highly restricted burban development on the 6200 block of North according to Lee owner of the She said n street improvement crew moving dirt with n uncovered the metal hoops of what was a some copper coils full of and two bottles of Wheels of the machine smashed the she The find also brought out a story Mrs. Stroud says is A former owner of the 85-acre tract that was once a dairy she was buried the then forgot where nnd spent years digging up the place in search of really got more than bargained Mrs. She said her the Stroud Realty bought the tract about a year ago nnd is now improving it. EXEMPTION VOTED July 24 The Senate voted an tional year of life for special In- come tax exemptions allowed members of the services in v
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