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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 24, 1951, Altoona, Pennsylvania CITY EDITION The Circulation of the Altoona Mirror Yesterday WARMER FRIDAY The public will find it worth to attend the lecture by Lady Balfour at the High school auditorium this evening 293 PHONE 7171 ALTOONA THURSDAY MAY 24.1951 THIRTY-SIX FIVE CENTS FEPC MEASURE CLEARS HOUSE AFTER DEBATE Opposition to However Charges That Plan Will Re- sult In Gestapo Hy It Staff Correspondent May The bouse of representatives with Republicans voting passed and sent to the senate last night the administration for a fair employment practices commission The vote taken after two hours of heated debute in which nents charged the proposed member agency could develop into was to Ihn Democratic bloc going solidly behind the measure Passage of the into upper chamber marked a milestone in the six-year fight of its supporters for legislation would ban job dis- crimination because of race color religion or national origin FEPC WAS a plank in both the cratic and Republican platforms in last year's campaigns i by Governor Only last week at the prodding of Governor John S Fine Ihc house labor relations committee reported out tho which had been last Feb 7 by Republican Representative Lewis M Mintess a Philadelphia Negro Ironically only opposition to the measure was voiced on tho floor by Republican Representatives liam R McMillen Edwin Tompkins Emporium and James N Robertson Media in a comprehensive presentation of the opposing view covered Hie section hy section in his attempt to show that authority proposed for the sion was over and beyond tbe Opposes Kill His voice rising to a shout at times the Indiana banker said Hint while lie opposed discrimination in any form tbe itself is full of discrimination tie contended that if communists are not behind this I'm not convinced CRASHES United Nations Forces Drive Across Parallel as Reds Flee Northward A trail of scattered leads from this tree fo tho broken tuiL of the hi center background after thn hig army transport crashed at Lisbon I nil Tho tree was rooted nnd dragged 200 feet hy MIR plane Seven wero killed XKA an op- to the linn faith This is n lo control a moral proposing control of human actions and it reflects the inhumanity of man to lie saici It is an problem that Christ had to with McMillen particularly cal of a provision that would pre- vent any employer employment agency or labor organization from obtain ing nny information from an for employment or regarding race color re- creed ancestry or national origin Scoundrels lit All Groups this i Have we gotten to the place we have to disallow tho fact we're white colored or hr asked I like a man for what lie is There are scoundrels among nil groups I like the fellowship oE members of this house regardless of creed nnd I would have no re- gard for anyone who tried to evade fact of ancestry McMillen contended that the posed legislation would aid would enable them to slip from one to another to foment you couldn't do thing to keep out He said the would open a wedge for development of racy without end and give ity to an organisation could become a gestapo over the working people of sylvania Just Hunting Ho con eluded The ment will he thrown up lo me V KPC is part of I ic f o rm o f the Republican and Democratic parties I'll admit T be- both the Republicans nnd Democrats were insincere in that were bunting voles Both Majority Lender C Krai til Philadelphia and Minority Leader Hiram G And rows town spoke briefly in defense of tho measure Andrews snid was his party's platform pledge in thr last several sessions and his only regret was that tho licans could not like his delegation boast unanimity in the voting Smith snid the hilt was a menl of the GOP platform pledge and when you n promise you're not trying to Tn other developments thr house judiciary committee reported lo Ihn floor an already okayed by the senate viding for an regular sions of the legislature print ion Rills Tho house passed finally and sent to the upper chamber tho interim appropriation bills calling for for payment for salaries of Lady Balfour Lecture Set For Tonight Lady Eve Balfour of Suffolk England who lectures tonight at the Altoona High school auditorium under the sponsorship of tho cultural committee of the Altoona Chamber of Commerce believes that healthy vegetation may spring only from healthy soil and that human health depends on healthy foods Author of the famous hook The I jiving which has gone through nine printings since its publication in Lady will present the salient points of her in which also is tilled The Living Soil To illustrate her talk she will show u motion picture iiim on soil culture entitled The Cycle of Life Farmers anil farmers wives from j Blair and four surrounding tit's have been extended special to lecture and many j amateur gardeners expected to Chairman Stanley Truby of the C of C agricultural committee will be in charge of the lecture program and will present Dr D Miller who will introduce Lady Balfour Lady who is secretary of the British Soil association Ltd is currently touring the United Stales and making a series of ture appearances Her lecture tonight will climax a busy day in At 9 o'clock this morning Lady Balfour GRAGE PASTOR radio talk over station and at noon she was slated lo address a luncheon meeting of the combined membership of four service clubs Rotary American Business club and Lions The British noblewoman arrived in Altoona last night by plane from Va and is the guest of Dr Miller In Today's ALTOONA MIRROR Amusements Comics and Panels County Correspondence Crossword Puzzle and Features Financial News Major Radio Programs Social Events Sports Women's Central Stale News Corner 1 Ads Pago Peron Orders Of Atomic Professor RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil May 24 newspaper Tribuna Da reported yesterday in nn exclusive Buenos Aires dis- ji ate that President lunn D Peron ordered the arrest oC Professor Ronald Richter head of Argentina's atomic research center Tho report denied officially in Buenos Aires by the foreign Without citing its source the newspaper said arrest ordered after the Argentine army investigated nnd found that ler did not make tho discovery an- by President Peron on March Peron snid at Hint time had brought about the controlled release of atomic energy in n government project far to that of the United States Boy Severely Injured When Struck by Car Ronald aged 9 twin son of Mr and Mrs Ralph of Rodman near Roaring Spring is still in condition nnd un- conscious today after being struck hy an automobile in front of his home at 8.55 o'clock last evening He suffered a probable fracture ot the skull nnd multiple lacerations of tho face arms and hands Tho automobile involved in accident was driven hy Fred S aged of 103 Broad Within five minutes after the another occurred at because of people and nt tho point In it on automobile driven by William S aged 38 of 312 Pine street Roaring Spring crashed into the roar of n car operated by Carl Sell aged 35 of Roaring Spring R D 1 to thn Sell car nt nnd the New Methodist Pastor Served Four Churches Rev John A Frehn who was transferred from South port as new pastor of Grace odist church Altoona nt the recent assembly of the Central nia Methodists lias served in four In a biographical sketch sent to the Mirror Rev Frehn revealed he school for 10 years afler his graduation from Shippensburg State Teachers col- lege with a bachelor of science de- gree in 1927 He received his S T B degree from Westminster seminary in 1041 He has served nt Huston town Riverside church in and South Williamsport since thai time He has served ns missionary of Williamsport district as treasurer of the conference board of missions is a member oC the board of directors oE the odist training: camp nnd n ber of the conference committee GEN MADE MISTAKE Army Slated as Next ness Inquiry BULLETIN WASHINGTON C May A senator moved today to defer questioning of tary witnesses In tho Arthur investigation mid call Secretary of Demi for quizzing in this broad field of for- eign policy Senator li R asked the senate armed services foreign relations committee to call tomorrow or Monday By RAYMOND LAHK AND JOHN STEELE Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON D C May Democrats hoped to show through Gen J Collins today Gen Douglas MacArthur was off base when he assumed that rean war plans vetoed in Washington Collins urmy was ready to testify the senate committee investigating dismissal after members complete questioning his superior Gen Omar N Bradley The issue is Mac Arthur's con- tention the chiefs shared his views In push ing the Korean but thai views were over- ridden by President or Defense Secretary George C shall Heart of Controversy It touches Ihc heart of the billet MacArthur controversy whether or not Washington cramped MacArthur in driving for a Korean victory Collins personally linn tad Arthur in Tokyo the highly con- Jan 12 chief study which recommended under certain Removal of restrict Eons on use of Chinese Nationalist troops and United States provision of tical support for their operations tightening of nn economic ade on the China const tion of n naval blockade and ing air reconnaissance over Manchuria and the China coast Changed Conditions Defense Secretary George C Marshall already has that of the 16 tentative tions in the study about 13 have been put into effect in whole or partially and the rest for the most part were outdated because of changed battle conditions Arthur in testifying before the committee mentioned only the four recommendations which he said jibed with hi a own ideas on TEAM MOVES THROUGH VALLEY A tenin nf thn division moves through n Korean valley on n as United Nations troops cut thn supply for lit the south and U S army by Truman Sees United States Actual Battleground In Event of War ear at Both accidents were investigated hy Pvls Thomas 1 Kuegg nnd W Nixon of the state police They learned Ronald was wilh a sister Barbara aged 13 who warned him that n car Ronald pulled away from her and started across the h reported Hint had Ihc road mid i f H Mrs Frehn Is president of the Ministers Wives and Daughters association of Williamsport and vicinity The have two lionise n graduate of Dickinson Junior college now em- ployed by the Penney company and John in ninth grade in South Williamsport schools Allied G A R Delegates to Convene Here Five allied orders nf Hie Grand Army of the Republic will move into the city June 17 to in Ihc annual tion which will hnvo its ters at hotel More than delegates from the Women's Relief corps Toadies of the G A U circle Sons of Union Veterans Daughters of Union Veterans and auxiliary to Sons will regisler for tho day convention on Monday ing June 18 following the ex- the ritual of tho G A 11 at 7.30 o'clock Sunday ning On evening in room of the an informal for the G A family will be staged prior lo official opening of convention Tuesday morning June JO Mayor J Tester Laughlin will deliver the welcoming address The Daughters of the Union erans will meet in the Grace theran church and the Auxiliary to the Sons will meet at the Elks home other groups will con- vene nt the hotel groups o foe represented nt the convention include Lt S C circle C Ward fighting the war The stuff study was given to after tbe former fic commander informed tjn in early January he ed his forces could retain a in Korea because of over- whelming Chinese communist strength Ordered lo On chairman of the joint chiefs has testified that thur was ordered to hold on in successive positions as long as sible without destroying his com- mand And Bradley said that in view of alarming re- port Collins and Gen Hoy I S den berg air force chief rushed to Korea for a first hand look Red Press Is Plugging for New Peace Plan WASHINGTON D C Mny communist press is it up for a Korean plan that is similar lo the American stand The department dors not I the campaign Is real or phony but is watching closely The New York Dully Worker chief red mouth piece in the U ruled Stales has gone all-out in support of a resolution introduced in the sennit n week ngo today by Senator Edwin C Johnson CO Johnson's rf sol u 15 on calls for n in Korea at 4 a in June anniversary of the start nf Communists would draw north of the parallel United Nations forces would stay south of the parallel All except diplomatic rep he required lo leave Korea by Dec 1 a the Comm u n Lit pa rt y newspaper in Moscow printed the nf tbe resolution and tho Daily Worker irt New York begun to plug the plan wilh banner One editorial Why wait until June Stop the billing now United officials repeatedly have supported the idea of a fire would leave the in North Korea and U N in the smith Tensions WASHINGTON IX C May government survey re- ported today that internal sions threaten the fragile ruling structure of the Soviet union Although report discounted the possibility that organized lution might occur soon in Russia it said thr Kremlin could be verely wounded If not brought to a tattering by American ration with of soviet dissidents in that country WASHINGTON D C May 24 man expressed fear today Unit a Third World war would make the United Stales an actual battleground The president at a news conference reviewed gravely the domestic and foreign He said he was afraid that Third World war would hurl c world back into the dark with the United States i actual ront and with ide destruction th rough out ic country Tbe president volunteered i discussion of genera ims and after denying i published report that In n cocky mood He anid lie is not cocky nt all nt he is working as hard n in behalf of policies e believes will lead to ence nnd prevent n Third Work ar After his tbn lother global conflict would back to the dark ages tin listened thoughtfully to who to kno hether this country nol pos tlie intelligence and o keep us from lipping in o the dark ages even if we d ave another The president said lie hoped this as true but the American lould remember that if war develops this ill find itself in quite n from World IT The United States he snid an actual with true t inn spread upon nation other countries suffered i II The president opened his meeting newsmen a re appeal thai people joir next Wednesday Me day at 11 n m EDT i for permanent pence n as lo honor the heroes r as I wars Collins after conferring with Gen Matthew B then Mac Arthur's top field i Ills successor was edly more optimistic nnd shared view that the front could be stabilized Immediately thereafter snid Collins the chiefs Subdivisions lo Gel Road Street Funds May A to give subdivisions an add it ion a annually for nnd construction of public roads nnd streets into the senate Under he sponsored eight Republican legislators dis from gasoline tax re- lo cities boroughs towns and townships would total 000 Finn u all j as compared to the present allocation r cle IG nnd tho Daughters of Union Veterans Clara Barton tent 22 all of and the Col liam G Murray circle of chairman Is Mrs Anim of JIO Smith street Names Representatives On Relations Special to Altoona Mirror HARRISBURG May Pennsylvania Banker association has appointed county banker representative throughout tho commonwealth to serve as the county of liaison for developing promoting sound farmer relationships in sylvania for The county banker tives under supervision of the P B A committee on agriculture will work in cloae with county agents 4-H club lenders and other leaders offering financial to formers nnd promoting bankers understanding of agricultural problems The county representatives with other Pennsylvania bankers will thn annual P B A farm clinic al tbe Pen nia Aug nn lo keep of tho latest agricultural develop and practices The tives will continue the cooperation show In yenrs in Pennsylvania which has tho second largest rum population in tho nnd nfc investments of over As n result of the coordination reports P B committee on agriculture me in Pennsylvania credit to farmers than in any In the country Furthermore Pennsylvania more nnd farm Atomic Shell by United States WASHINGTON D C May JIJ O v c rt o n rooks Iji says the United developed nn atomic shell which he thinks ought be fired ut tbe Chinese reds in Congress To Give Allies American Help Correspondent WASHINGTON D C May TIP President Truman aske for bi five lanks guns pianos and th economic sinews to foreign frc lo meet the terrible dun of soviet aggression Mr Truman called it n mutu program Of Ihn lota 16.25 billion would ho for militai aid and billion for It was the largest total peace such aid It wou e provided free in the fiscal yea July 1 In addition Mr Truman mended billion more 1 to be used to lending authority of tbe import bank Not all of this money would be used in the coming fiscal year the aid program Mr lan Economic Military Europe Middle Northern Africa Asia Latin America Actually informed sources said country lias proved nol ne but two experimental shell de- in recent atomic tests and third anO better model is in Ihc Whether any of he models hns actually gone into production Is an- other matter however nnd whether they ought to he used in Korea is something else The atomic energy commission nd other official were un- In comment on Brooks But military officials were by no certain that Korea would be he best place lo test atomic ms an enemy in the field in the shape of shells or atomic are gadgets 1 nmss destruction And in a more or less open war of maneuver like tbe one be J Jiff ought in Koren troops seldom are to tbe point where hey would make ideal atomic gels In nny case Korea's mountainous or rain would provide natural M atomic for roops deployed Sn combat In such the military in the post lias said a multitude of er blows would he more effective han a single tremendously big one H is understood that artillery of tfin sort mentioned by is a member of the armed services proved in two stages first nt he Las Vegas Nov proving ground nst winter and Ihen nt atoll in the Pacific this spring Thermometers at the railroad test department building recorded a temperature of 58 degrees at 9 o'clock this morning a rending higher llian nny of yesterday The low temperature last night 45 degrees The rain of yesterday afternoon amounted lo 2 of nn inch COMMUNISTS STAGGERED BY HEAVY LOSSES 8th Army Is Reported on Offensive the Entire Korean Front By K AH NEST Staff Correspondent TOKYO May United Nations forces drove across Korea's parallel above Seoul and recaptured strategic chon to the east today in hot pursuit oC fleeing red armies U N divisions reported gains of up to six miles all across Korea The commun- ists staggered by the loss of an estimated men in two unsuccessful rounds of their offensive retreated pell moll back into North Korea The 8th army is on the offensive across its entire front and there is no tion as to where it will its commander Lt Gen James A Van Fleet jubilantly told newsmen in Korea Will Maintain Initiative ffe said he pinna to maintain tho initiative indict maximum ties nnd prevent n The communists have been ly defeated In their latest offensive ho said but have enough reserves Lo launch n not her South Korean spearheads bed across Ihc parallel above Kaesong 35 miles northwest of Seoul lo put Ihc U N munist North Korea for the third lime in the war Tho South Koreans swept across the river nnd drove straight through Kaesong a mile and a half south of the frontier They met no opposition Other U N forces were believed within 10 miles of the parallel all the way cast lo the sea of Ultimatum Is Handed British In Oil Dispute TEHRAN Iran May Iran issued an ultimatum the Oil company today demanding that the company Iranian nationalization of its oil industry within one week The ultimatum directed tho com- pany to name British tives to negotiate a settlement of conflicting claims within tho week If this in not done the ment said the government will take over the oil fields without dis- cussing lite Issues with the Brit- ish S Total With this program nf assistance to the total free world effort we will move forward toward n ion giving against Mr III fi Meanwhile the mixed sion tor oil said Iran WAS prepared la keep on all British employes of the company after nationalization fn addition to Ihc British fields Iran also would like to nationalize oil operations on Bahrein island in the Persian gulf Kashani Iran's leading Moslem cleric and a leader nf the government al front demanded nationalization nn fit column fl FORECAST WASHINGTON D Q May UfM Western Pennsylvania KNIT some mill wanner Japan 120 miles away In the center of the tine a led allied task force rumbled through eight miles south or tho parallel and drove on across tho river one mite farther north Column One armored column dashed 13 milps through enemy fin nnd crossed the parallel on the central front splitting Ihc ing Chinese communist armies A second force of South Koreans i tabbed across the border west of Seoul against virtually non- existent enemy opposition Gen Edward M Almond commander of the United 10th corps on the east central front look personal commander of the smashing allied tank drive across the parallel in that area The drive launched from thn area where the United States 2nd division stopped the nese communist o Tensive with a stonewall defense It rolled on to tho river about a mile be- yond the parallel Cut Through Red Fire Tanks trucks nnd jeeps ed as far us the eye could ace along the dusty road front dispatches said Communists dug in on a hill fired on the column but It raced on through Almond flow to the task forces starling point early in the day after consultations with each command post in hin corps area He put tho powerful armored col- umn northward and then followed its progress in a light liaison piano Other allied armored columns pursued the beaten nnd retreating Chinese communists all along the western Korean front They ed advances of three to six miles At one point on the western front hey drove within sis miles of the mrnllel to direct artillery fire on Hit From Air Allied planes roared out in fect weather to smash the reds They concentrated on communist troops and supplies in the iron gave close port to the tanks crossing the der on the east central front was speculation that tho allies intended to drive into iron triangle and destroy the nige masses of communist supplies Such nn attack would de- prive the reds of the means for an renewal of their tered offensive The Chinese spent months ing up their supplies in the triangle area before launching their spring offensive The allies forced the reds Lo attack before they were ready by pushing north toward the com- munist supply area Buildings Destroyed Pilots said one flight of jets de- about 50 buildings in the area which apparently contained petroleum supplies One of the northward driving armored task forces on the west central front recaptured the gic road hub of nnd swept on a mile beyond Another struck north along road British nnd Cn nnd tan troops west of advanced five and one- half miles without opposition
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