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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - October 2, 1951, Altoona, Pennsylvania CITY EDITION The of the Mirror Yesterday WARM WEDNESDAY Colonial newspapers were the stay of the movement for independence Your Newspaper Lights the Way of Freedom YOL 93 PHONE 7171 ALTOONA PA TUESDAY EVENING OCTOBER 2 TWENTY-SIX FIVE CENTS FALL CRIMINAL COURT SESSION HEARING CLOSE Two Days of October Bring Dis- position of Many Cases on Calendar October term of criminal court headed adjournment this afternoon following disposition of additional cases this morning by Judge George G Patterson and Judge Chester D who is sisting at the session at burg The lone jury trial ended late this morning when a panel ed a verdict finding Amoa dan Dodson of Greenfield township not guilty of assault and battery against his brother John S aon The jury which had ated only 20 minutes divided the coals between the plaintiff and de- fendant Attorney Richard S rep resented the defendant who was accused of striking his brother with a piece of wood on Sept 27 1950 during an argument over trespassing He had been ordered off Iho land by John who accused his brother of moving some ly cut lumber Assistant District Attorney Frank B present cd the commonwealth case Jurors Arc Discharged After the jury had reached Its verdict Judge Patterson ed members of the panel with the thanks of the court All other not on the Dodson case had been discharged late yesterday when it was determined that any cases remaining on the calendar would be disposed of bj pleas of or trials by the court Thomas of Altoona charged with violation of the liquor Jaws by selling without license pleaded guilty in addition to paying a total fine of Is to serve three to 12 months in jail and pay the costs He was charged four counts of violation and identical sentences to run rently were imposed on each Makes Assistant District Attorney Park Loose revealed to the court that a fourth offender on tical charges visited July 22 by slate liquor board agents who purchased a bottle of beer for 25 cents and obtained three additional bottles during longer While there the agent saw the defendant sell both beer and liquor to four men The agent returned to the cino home on Aug IS and ed both beer and whiskey This time he saw two other men being served The place was raided later hy enforcement officers and police who found nine men and one woman on the premises In ad- dition to three cases of beer a jug of wine and a fifth of whiskey The defendant admitted being In ness for more than three months with beer sales amounting to three cases Although Attorney Bernard lirer asked for leniency because of his client's disability that ed steady employment the district attorney opposed this motion much as was in court in 1939 and 1042 on the same i-hargcs and hns n city police ord as the proprietor of disorderly and tippling houses Judge on U column 6 Thermometers at the test department recorded a high temperature of 70 degrees yesterday afternoon a low of 51 degrees last night and a ture of 61 degrees 3 o'clock this morning KEYNOTE SPEAKER ROBERT K Retail Stores Rally Follows Chest Kick-off Rev Robert E Graham pastor of the Broad Avenue Presbyterian church will be the keynote er for the annual kick-off rally Thursday evening fn the Logan room of the hotel it was announced today by Dr James S Taylor campaign chairman Following the kick-off dinner the annual Community Chest rally for retail store managers and employes will be held in the Strand theatre Friday morning at 9 o'clock Civic and leaders of toona will be present to convey the chest story briefly to store em- ployes who are requested to report at the theatre promptly Instead of to the stores Store openings are scheduled for 10 o'clock Speakers at the half-hour rally will include Dr Taylor and Cal G Griffith Jr chairman of the em- ployee division Williamsburg Child lushed to Hospital Terry Wayne aged 13 son of Mr and Mrs Joseph ringer of Robinson extension was admitted to the Altoona hospital at 3.25 o'clock this as a medical patient antl has condition today Is reported as good The child waa rushed to the ittal from home by his parents at uch speed that their automobile In Today's ALTOONA MIRROR Amusements Comics and Panels County Correspondence Crossword Puzzle Editorials find Features Editorials by the People Major Hoople Poet's Corner Radio Programs Social Events Sports Women's Features Central Stole News Uncle Corner Hodda Hopper Ads Page 1 11 ROLE TO EXPAND IN U.S DEFENSES Scientific Age Dis- Seen stone for Plans WASHINGTON D C Oct policymakers and congressional atomic experts near agreement today on an expanded atomic energy gram to serve as keystone in the nation's long range armament gram Chairman McMahon of the congressional atomic energy committee indicated as much after a closed door session with Defense Secretary Robert A Lovett and the members of the joint Himself a proponent of an expanded atomic program McMahon reported Expansion Program Mr Lovett and the joint chiefs vigorously a major expansion McMahon would not elaborate on the meeting yesterday Another committee member reported ever that discussion centered on an expansion plan somewhat smaller than the atomic expenditure advocated by McMahon in a recent senate speech StiJl another member of the congressional committee said ately that McMahon's statement should not be interpreted to mean that no differences remain to be ironed out on the subject of the atom's place in long-range defense the place of tional and so-called fantastic weapons Weapons Priority The question of what weapons Continued on 12 col Dm a 6 F R Walker Is Appointed As City Clerk City council this morning elected Fred P Walker of 211 nje formerly chief of Iron Curtain Is Assailed was hulled by Hollidaysburg police officers On learning Ihc reason the fust trip the officers ad- ised a more moderate and safer tor the continuance trip tions in the city engineering de- to the of city clerk WASHINGTON 0 C Oct UP Senator John W Bicker charged President man today with trying to lower a disgusting iron curtain around the executive branch of ment His protest was aimed at Mr Truman's executive order direct ing civilian agencies to withhold when deemed sary in the interest of national curity Along with Senators Homer guson R and Homer Capehart R Bricker in- a resolution last week to repeal the order In a speech prepared for in the senate today he said the order was unworthy of a dent of the United States whatever his motives may It is an Insult to the congress to the world's best press and to a free Bricker said It is subversive in every sense of the word He said fair administration the order is at nest only a tical possibility Censorship by the defense department and the atomic energy commission tolerated he said but experience with the military establishment shows that the power to suppress information will be abused criticized the order on grounds that it was ambiguous and of unlimited scope He also ob- that it carried unlimited power to delegate censorship and along with no provision for appeal or review He said some would deny on column Students Home When Teachers Strike to Altoona Oct buses carrying the Children to joint schools this morning turned right around anc carried the children back to their homes as the 41 teachers of this northern Cambria county walked off their jobs to protest not having been paid for two months The decision to stage a walkout today and tomorrow was taken yesterday afternoon at meeting of the teachers It was too late to notify students and bus d rivers so teache rs repo to Outnumbered American Jets Score Victory In Air Clash GEN BRADLEY CONFIDENT OF U N VICTORY Plenty of Men He Says to Stop Any New Communist Offensive By Slaff Correspond cut TOKYO Oct Gen Omar N Bradley said that the United Nations have enough en in Korea to stop any possible immunist attack Bradley chairman of the U S dnt made the com- lent at a Korean airport as he to fly back to Tokyo after two-day tour of the front He also told newsmen earlier in ie day that he believed the 1 Nations could win the Korean ar on the battlefield if truce talks cHapse Back In Japan Bradley landed at Tokyo's da airport at 7.55 p m 5.55 a m him were Gen lew B Ridgway supreme com- and Charles E Chip ci hi en U S state department ex- ert on Russia Other developments in the an war Sabre jets shot down ix and probably seven communist on page 13 column 3 TOP BRASS TOURS WAR FRONT County Voter Registration Period Ends A final hour rush of electors yesterday to qualify for ballots at the election on day Nov 6 resulted in a last day's of 90 voters in the courthouse at Hollidaysburg Fifty-four Republicans and 40 Democrats comprised the total when the deadline was ed at o'clock in the afternoon Clerks in the basement office of the commission also noted 20 changes of address President Herbert S Bolger ton S and Forrest L at the county board of elections reported that while the morning registration was held to including 22 Republicans find 13 Democrats there was a brisk pick-up during the afternoon especially in the hour between 3 and 4 o'clock when a number of residents of took ad- vantage of the opportunity to enroll as Today also an important dny on the county election calendar being the final on which tors who have moved from one ing district to another since the last election must give notice of the removal to the commission of the registration period for electors who failed to vote in two years or who will become of voting age on or 23 column NO NEW No new polio since day have been reported by the toone hospital authorities Of the patients 32 In all now under ment alt arc reported ing satisfactorily replacing William H Baird who resigned Council with Mayor J Lester presiding approved Mr Walker to fill out Mr Baird's un- expired term by a unanimous vote of members The city clerk's job pays a year plus cost of living bonuses Council also officially accepted the resignation of Mr Baird who was present at the meeting to in- struct Mr Walker In clerical His resignation becomes effective Oct 8 In the resolution regarding Mr Baird council thanked the retiring city clerk for his courteous kindly and highly efficient service and extended best Continued on pane 15 col a ma BREAK INTO SHAWNEETOWN 111 Oct Oldham and John son were charged today with ing into the city jail to rob a oner of their classrooms to notify drivers to take the children back The teachers emphasized the A on 41 New Booklets Show Work of City Schools Copies of the Altoona school dis- new picture booklet pre- the child adjustment story the schools in pictures and brief sketches were distributed to bers of the school hoard at the Oc lober meeting last evening The booklets graphically depict the activities of the city schools in thn fields of guidance career clinics services tests special educa tion nonio instruction tins for the physically handicapped And speech correction New Set to Open At S Altoona The new No fit-e station a Sixth avenue and Burgeon roa was slated to go Into service be 2 and 3 o'clock this after noon and the revised system of fin alarms to include the new station in the network will go into at the same time Fire Chie Samuel M Akc said at noon A pumper from the old No fire station on street between Eighth and avenues will be moved to the station early this afternoon E hose and other equip ment also will be transferred Th use of the second strep location AS a fire station will b discontinued City Electrician Charles H Downs scheduled to be o hand at the new No 6 shortly after 1 o'clock to check th tape alarm recorder preparator to the station in on th revised alarm system If all well the new statio and the revised alarm setup A i both be in by 3 o'clock th Fire Chief Ake said News Items Point to Press Curbs All Over the World While Americans ait under the banner of freedom and smugly say H can't happen the press is being sue in many parts of the world of the it can't happen is It couldn't pen in Mexico Columbia or Argentina where the constitution The fallacy The books distributed antees freedom of the press Hut It Is happening in those find In many others The American association compiled A list of significant news Hems from over world entitled H Joints Unit It it it roil III vomo nf ihn news In AP from Hanoi In Hanoi's one dally and four Vietnamese submit their before publication to nam government who wield a blue pencil with a heavy hand AP from Egypt Jan ll: An Nows Agency dispatch from Syria said lodny Imt nit hi Uon In nf journalists who criticized he go IT r H in o n and existing government press laws strategic centers including local doctors and dentists offices The foreword by Superintendent A Bruce Denniston explains the purpose of the booklet Is to the citizens of thr wide variety of problems with which tho schools are confronted and to show procedures and cinl services which been found effective in meeting he al needs of individual pupils An Introduction s given by Dr Chester S Easlep school psycho- logist Photographs through out tho booklet taken by ron A McDowell supervisor of visual education in the district The school directors with regret the resignation of James M of he Theodore Roosevelt Junior school ulty whose acceptance of n lion as instructor and track coach nt wna reported in the Mirror recently In his place T4 named as a substitute teacher while Frank was named to assist In the school's football gram V Gene Conrad who taught the fifth grade In the Noble school hns hron to service n the armed in A ceo nl with a recent stale school Inw was military UMWC Tito man huil Just started his teaching will opening of Die school Five persons were ns sub- slit utc in the STILT IMPROVING LONDON Oct George VI continued his recover from a lung operation Sept 23 bulletin issued by his doctors i Buckingham said today WEATHER FORECAST WASHINGTON D C Oct UP Western Partly tonight and Wed no dny Warm oh Supreme commander in the Far east Gen Matthew B Ridgway right greets Gen Omar Bradley anil Charles Bohlen stale department expert on Russian affairs upon their arrival in Tokyo Shortly after they flew to Korea to tour the war front al Communist China Is Celebrating Its 2nd Birthday Fine Takes No Part In Drive To Draft Ike By U CUTTER Staff Correspondent GATLINBURG Oct John S Fine R said today it is much too early for Pennsylvania Republicans o begin taking sides in the ion of a presidential nominee for 1952 According to tradition Fine as governor will head Pennsylvania's delegation to the lican nominating convention next July He has no part in the movement Senator James H Duff R to draft Gen Dwight D to head the ticket Nor s he committed to Senator A Tafl of Ohio another likely contender Fine here to attend the 43rd annual governor's conference said in an interview he won't decide whom to support for the nation for several months and not until after consulting other state GOP leaders The governors turned their at- tention today to the problems of social security and public welfare of the most extensive and expensive activities of government these days For a round table discussion headed by Governor Thomas E Bewey of New York they had oral Security Administrator Oscar E Ewing as a special guest Speaker Last night at their annual quet the governors heard and plauded a speech by John Foster special Republican adviser to the state department and chief architect of the peace treaty Dulles paid tribute to the bi- partisan foreign policy represented hy his own place in the Truman administration as one of principal ingredients which made the treaty possible He said It considerable courage to go ahead with the treaty arrangements in the face of Russian threats which might touch off another war Defense mobilization Director Charles E Wilson yesterday agreed with Governor James F Byrnes D- S that wages and prices should be frozen to halt inflation But Wilson said congress had prevented holding the line when it wrote into the defense on lo column 4 By HARRY 17 P Foreign Editor NEW YORK Get Com- munist China celebrated her second birthday yesterday Like most two- she gets into lots of trouble she travel far under her own and she complains constantly But in the two years since man Mao of the Chinese Communist party stood at the Gate of Heavenly Peace in the capital of Peiping and proclaimed himself ruler of persons China has changed things all around the world Hardly a nation has been left untouched by Mao's tion Millions of Americans have been affected directly or indirectly Faraway nations such as Ethiopia have sen t to Ko rea t roops who probably never heard of Mao Tung until they got their sailing orders The Chinese communist leaders received birthday greetings from nil over the world but the one they probably valued most wag from Josef Stalin Unless Stalin keeps sending gifts and encouragement communist China is In danger of dying in infancy The bad news for the western world is that there appears to be no prospect of that happening any time soon China has her troubles but all of them put together don't bulk large enough to constitute an immediate threat to Mao ment Sen McCarthy Sets Off Row Over Jessup WASHINGTON D C Oct Joseph R thy R touched off a row in a senate sub-committee today with a charge that Philip C Jessup adopted 100 percent a policy program favorable to communist China Senator J William Fulbright demanded that McCarthy connect Jessup with the program and asserted that none of it was ever put into effect by the state department AT LEAST SIX ENEMY PLANES ARE SHOT DOWN Latest Score Shows 289 Red Craft aged Destroyed Since Nov By Stag Correspondent 5TH AIR FORCE TERS Korea Oct At least six and possibly seven Jet were shot down over northwest Korea today when 68 American Sabre jets beat off 125 attacking communist The outnumbered Americans took on two waves of icd jets and sent them fleeing across the ian border after half-hour battles that ranged from level to Today's bag equalled the Dec 22 record of six kills or the United States pilots No American losses were reported Challenge U.S Air Control The communist air assault was the challenge to American air control since last week when the reds threw 256 planes into the air war and came out second best The day's score for the sabre jets brought the 5th air force grand total of enemy planes destroyed probably destroyed and damaged to since Nov 8 1950 Today's battles occurred in arate in the morning and one in the afternoon In the afternoon scrap 32 sabre jets clashed with about SO just before sunset They ed for four planes destroyed one probably destroyed and one aged 26 I Date of Recess For Legislature Not Yet Fixed By LLOYD R ROCHELLE Staff Correspondent HARRISBURG Oct Members of the house of summoned hastily by night telegrams returned to the capital in force today to act on a mise move to recess the general assembly until Nov 12 House Republican loaders who miked again yesterday at a senate i Ian to recess Man Named Regional Pennsylvania Week Chairman AP dispatch from on U on 1 Lilly Gardner Dorothy Gertrude to HARRISBURG I tary of Commerce Andrew J donl today announced the of Herbert J Martin of as the west south centra I re- chairman for the 1951 sylvania week Mr who is personnel and public relations director for American Stores company in the Johnstown zone will be at the helm or plans fvr the sixth annual celebration of week Oct IS to 21 In nine west central counties As Mr Martin wilt 1 K Sahli of Mills si jit i mnn Thomas of rent nit vice chairman for week Mr expects to an for Centre Fulton Huntingdon 15 A county chairmen ford Blair Cambria J Dec 10 had to shove their alternate recess proposal through the lower chamber last the cratic minority pointed to lack oi a quorum When the house and senate re convened late yesterday token forces were on about in the house and 15 in th senate The house Irust week had the recess issue to its rule committee The committee headed b majority leader Charles C Smith held a meeting when it to amend the senate resolution ti end tho recess Nov 12 with ad sine die by Nov 30 Emphasizing the commit tea still felt it advisable to hav the legislature continue its scs sions until the tax wa the group In view of the senate's request for a recess ami its program of meeting with only skeleton forces if such a program is not agreed to the amount of work the house could perform would be negligible all actions being subject to senate That statement drew a shout of Senator Owen ter R who complained hat Fulbright was anticipating McCarthy's testimony opposing nomination as a member on IK eel a tun 4 Foreign Policy Prime British Election Issue LONDON Oct 2 ain's decision to pull out y from Iran et the stage today or an unprecedented election fight over foreign policy The Labor has claimed it s the party of peace and y has accused the conservatives of old-fashioned and war The conservatives have said they tnow the road to peace They lave accused the laborites of ng foreign affairs generally and cited Iran and Egypt as examples Conservative leader Winston Churchill may touch on this her tonight when he kicks off the lory campaign with a speech at Liverpool Labor party chief Clement Attlee expressed his views at the party conference at ough He again proclaimed the labor party's peace aims and said demanding a tougher foreign policy were out of step with the trend in world affairs Churchill's party manifesto hinted that he again may promise to for another meeting with Joseph Stalin if the conservatives win Churchill made such a promise in 1950 but lost the election that year by a thread Win First Test SCARBOROUGH Eng Oct UP Left-wing supporters of Aneurin Sevan won their first jor public test of strength at the Labor party's annual convention to- day The favor a cut in Britain's rearmament Side Engagements Reported Between the two main battles United States jets and communist fighters in smaller groups made passes at each other but no damage was inflicted in these side ments The MIG pilots a 5th air force spokesman said apparently sought to break up the mations blasting red transportation lines in North Korea But the fith air force carried out 662 raids today despite the enemy in- All the air battles occurred over MIG stretching from ju en the Yalu river Manchurian frontier to 75 miles to the southeast Record of Red In the first of today's two big dogfights 36 Sabre jets flying cover for a raid on railway targets in he Sinanju area ripped Into 45 MIG Jets Two com- munist planes were shot down Jn flames xCol Francis C Gabreski of Oil City Pa a top World war n ace and deputy commander of the 4th inceptor wing got hia third of the Korean war He said he shot a good burst up the tall pipe of the enemy jet The plane began to burn the canopy fell off and the pilot ed Gabreski said The other MIG in the morning battle fell to the guns of Lt George J Ola of Arcadia Fla It was his first kill of the war The other four MIGS destroyed along with the day's probable and one damaged were hit by the Sabro jets in an afternoon dogfight over MIG alley Be van who Tone Neal Replaced as Battlers HOLLYWOOD Oct Actor's Agent Sid and buxom Judy Garland replaced Tom Neal and Franchot Tone today as 1 a nd's top sidewalk battle rs an d Luffs fist throwing will get a court airing Nov 14 The agent pleaded innocent yesterday to charges of drunk driving drunkenness ing without a license and carrying a calibre revolver in his cnr as the aftermath of an auto sion and argument In which he and Miss Garland allegedly tossed s at a couple of citizens British Oil Technicians Ask Air Evacuation From concurrence The committee said even with the ticklish problem of con- gressional facing tho legislature a tl as 10 a for is not what ilie would do if I to In Die Amendment Speaker f1 sn id the rules would have to review the entire The quorum issue waji Continued on 13 column A Hy PETER WEBB Staff Correspondent ABADAN Iran Oct British oil workers demanded to- day that the British government fly them out of Iran rather than subject them to an unnecessarily degrading evacuation by sea The 323 remaining staff of the QU company cabled a strong protest to London against plans to remove them on the Cruiser to- morrow before an Iranian sion order expires We marching up a the Persians Jeering as nml no why OIP air plan shouldn't be carried ft senior company official said The Iranian government has re- fused to give the sion to come Alongside the li 1 UNITED NATION'S N Y and Iran both professed willingness today to negotiate a settlement of the Oil company dispute without a decision by the United Nations security council The voted yesterday over no Russia and Yugoslavia to consider the supercharged dispute arising from the nationalization by Iran ot the A IOC And then adjourned for 10 days to time tor the fervent Iranian premier Dr hammed to arrive and plead nh country's Hut Britain's Hir after warning I r fin's policy on f tho at that eco- Iran's will his presentation before the council hy Given n minimum of will Jic
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