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Bradford Era, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1947, Bradford, Pennsylvania The Cloudy Windy Colder far UM BMt te Entertainment Listen to WEBB Own Button UM MI Dial VOL 71 NO 5 ESTABLISHED 1877 BRADFORD PA SATURDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 8 1947 FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICES PRICE FIVE CENTS Poultryless Thursday Program Suspended Air General Denies Requesting Hughes Loan in Wartime Jen Hughes Offered Him Job in 1944 and Admits for Loan Year AP -A retired Air Force eral vigorously disputed yesterday testimony that he tried during the war to borrow from Howard Hughes He did say he tried to borrow this amount from earlier this year general Bennett E Meyers alao told a Senate War Investigate Subcommittee that while he was on an official Inspection of Hushes California plant In Hughes a postwar Job In which he could write my own ticket as to salary Many Job Offers Made People offered Jobs to me all the time Meyers said didn't mean a thing to me I was Interested In winning the war also and petite blonde wife backed him that Mm Meyers slipped an envelope containing Into the pocket of Johnny Meyer Hughes public man In repayment of travel and hotel expenses But Meyer took the aland briefly and flatly contradicted them both developments thick srid fast with Hughes In town to resume hla testimony probably neit week m the gation of his wartime contracts Opposed Before retting to the expense testimony Meyera fied D 1 He opposed the granting of a contract to Hughes In to build photo planes had been overruled by Oen H H Arnold and after that went along like a food soldier I The late Harry L Hopkins adviser to President Roosevelt caned him to the White Hovise and there told him It was an outrage that the Army had no modern photo planes He said Hopkins wanted to know where the Air Force has been all these years and why H didn't get wise to Itself Meyers said It was obvious that Hopkins had been listening to Elliott Roosevelt then In charge of photo reconnaissance In Europe Hughes had some very pow exerting pressure in behalf of his efforts to gel war contracts From confidential mem he Identified as the late President Roosevelt Jesse H tones former Reconstruction Fin ance Corporation chief and others Meyers now retired after JO years In the Army dealt at one time during the recent war with aircraft procurement He was uty assistant chief of the Air Staff A mish Farmer Gets in O A common plea court Jury Friday awarded a year-old farmer 35.000 In Woman Named To High Post In Romania Bucharest Anna Pauker seasoned woman Communist leader and one of the architects of the new International Communist In- formation Bureau became Jan foreign minister Friday In a cabinet reorganization which con- tightened leftist contro of the government fine Is believed to be the firs woman ever to head a foreign Mms Pauker succeeds who resigned Thursday with three other National Liberal Party minister after parliament had voted no con In This development was a direct re suit of testimony at the treason trial of Peasant Party leader and 18 ethers to the effec that some of the defendants oh secret documents from Tat ministry and allegedly pas sed them along to American of The trial which started Oct 39 recessed until Monday Mme Pauker was sworn Into of flee with three other new mln and four undersecretaries i the presence of King I Other ministers Inducted ar Luca a Communist minis ter of Theodor lorda Socialist Public Works an Stancu Stolan Ploughman's Fror minister of Cults The new undersecretaries ar Communist tional Ion Popescu bor and Social Party National Peasant Party Finance and cu Socialist Cooperatives U.S Asks UN Seats For Six Countries Lake Demands by the United States plus small and medium powers for admission of Italy Austria Ireland Portugal Finland and Transjordan to In the United Nations day revived the U N squabble over the veto privilege of the Big Five Stevenson United States First War in V S ARRIVING airport New Vork City Mueller of Frankfort Germany IL greeted by fiancee of Taunton Mann They met In before World War 11 They met attain In Park In IMS when was a V S Army nurse and Mueller a prisoner of war wife and dren were killed In the air bombing of Leipzig International damages after he contended four church had Imposed an mite or boycott against rum and thn he had been socially In the five addition Judge Walter J Mousey granted an Injunction re- straining the our churchmen from imposing any boycotts against An- drew J Voder which would deny him the right of religious liberty or cut him off from any social or ness relations with his fellow church members Yoder testified the boycott was imposed after he transferred his membership from the Helmuth dis- church to the more liberal Bunker Hill district congregation He explained he made the transfer he wanted to buy an auto- mobile to his Invalid dauphin foi medical treatment Regulations of the church ownership or operation of an automobile Defeated In to Jail W Va The KOV eminent Friday a round In Its attempt to haxe former WAC dipt Kathleen Nash sent back to n sentence lor of the crown jmel MI lie from Kronberg Castle Germany Ben Moore over- ruled motion to reopen the on a habeas carpus writ with which he released Mm Sept the Federal Reformatory alternate delegate and Dr Jose Arce of Argentina struck ly at the Russian vetoes which have barred the admission of the six tions Ten of Russia's 33 vetoes In the Security Council have been In- against applicants for Dr Oscar Lange of Poland who generally votes In the Security Council with the Soviet Union spoke against admitting the six countries and suggested that the Big Five get together on what nations could pass the Security Council test American Observer Says Chinese Reds Victorious Shanghai As inconclusive skirmishes were reported yesterday In Manchuria an American ver newly returned from that wintry war front expressed the that the Chinese Communists have lost the campaign but have gained the victory The offensive of the past six weeks the Communists sixth since the Japanese surrender apparently cost them more losses than ment forces suffered he explained but further damaged the shaky ec- demoralized defending troops Coast Guard Races to Aid Of Freighter The foot freighter Jupiter with 28 men aboard was reported crippled and fighting high waves In ped Lake Michigan seven miles shore last night Two coast guard cutters were racing to aid the disabled freighter which was said to have broken a steam line The const guard said she was unable to keep way The Jupiter's position between and was In the area known to Lakes as the graveyard of ships First reports from the Coast Guard did not state whether the freighter laden with a cargo of rock salt was making any way Lake Michigan was being whipped by a strong wind that sometimes reached a velocity The temperature was 40 degrees and falling Rain was falling off and on and the beacon light at the lighthouse of the port of Grand Haven had failed through a break In a power line The Cowl Guard reported the cutter Mackinaw from Cheboygan and the Sundew from Milwaukee were fighting to get to the side of the Jupiter The Guard at Muskegon made available a beach cart with line throwing equipment for removal of crewmen from the Jupiter If It were necessary The Jupiter took cm a cargo of rock salt at Her destination was not learned immediately Fire Sweeps Garage Causes Damage Philadelphia Fire last night swept a tire recapping plant and a here causing damage 1 W at 2 Feared Drowned When Boat Upsets Pa Donald Kin sell West Middlesex man drifted to shore In a light boa Friday In a state of near exhaustion and said that he feared his two companions had drowned In storm tossed Lake Identified the men as Ken neth Huff 60 of West Middlesex and John Abor 45 of Fa He said their boat overturned during a wind squall while the trio was duck hunting said he kept hanging the boat and drifted to an Islam whore he righted the craft Boy Amputee Presentee Artificial Leg by Vets Billy non who In 10 years old today go the present he wanted most day was presented an left leg by World War II amputees who said they would provide dally until he Is able t walk without help lost the lower part of th limb in a traffic accident Sept New Agency For Foreign Aid Proposed Washington A special House Committee recommended Friday that a new government corporation i sot up to handle all foreign aid The proposed corporation would screen all requests for assistance direct the purchase of food ant other commodities for distribution abroad and exercise whatever con- arc deemed necessary to tect the economy of the States The committee headed by Rep also that the corporation should make sure that the aid reaches those for whom It is Intended Members of the corporation would be appointed by the President sub- ject 16 confirmation by the Senate The committee recently returned from a European Inspection trip where members studied aid pro at first hand It will repor later on probable costs of emergency during the next few months as well as the commitments which would be necessitated by a long range aid program The special committee does no propose legislation In Its own name but Is authorized to present recom to standing committee of the House Herter said all 1 members present at Friday's session approved the recommendations GOP to Delay Tax Cut Action Until January When Presented Will Call for Slashes Retroactive to Jan 1 Washington The Republican high command sidetracked the tax slashing Friday but It will get a high ball signal on the legislative mainline In January Chairman Knutson of the House Ways and Means Com- author and ardent advocate of the told reporters after a conference with Speaker Martin I rather expect the will go to January He emphasized however that when he does introduce the It will stipulate that the tax slash for Individual taxpayers be effective January 1 same date in the measure he had hoped to press through at the session of Congress beginning Nov 17 Knutson who had been plugging or the tax action ahead of foreign lid legislation called on Martin Allowing these 1 Martin told reporters It was personal Inclination to pone thn tax hill until the regular session The speaker said he believed Congress would not have time to ake up the tax Issue at the session called by President Truman to deal with foreign aid and Inflation con- rol legislation Taxes should be he first order of business In uary he added 2 Republican Lender leck backed up with a statement saying there pears to be no slackening in Re- publican determination to bring about tax relief However there appears to be no demand that It come up In thn special session Committeeman Former Senator Davis Has Restless Day Washington James J Davis former senator from and onetime Secretary of Labor had a restless day Friday physician reported 3 Mr Truman told his news con- ference that his to the sion beginning November 17 would embody no tax recommendations 4 Representative Doughton NC who managed tnx legislation until Republicans took control of Congress last said a at the special sion was virtually certain to crash and shatter before another veto Gunman Slays 2 Kidnaps Woman 111 A gunman wildly firing a pistol broke into a home here last night while a family was preparing to eat supper sho and killed two men and then ab ducted a young mother of three children wife and daughter of the slain men Dead were Vernon Anderson 28 of Rural Route One and his father-in-law Grant 52 of Mich Chief of Police Folke said the relatives told him tha they recognized the intruder a Glen Marsh 28 a of the Andersons Bengston sal the relatives told him tha Marsh had been paying attention t Vernon's wife recently He that the Andersons planned to mov soon from the area The police chief said road block have been set up throughout north ern Illinois and southern Wisconsin Woman Silent 10 Years Sings Second Day in Hospital Class described Friday how a middle-aged woman who hadn't spoken in ten years suddenly joined In singing her second day In a dancing class at the Spring Grove State Mental Hospital Her Illness had been diagnosed as schizophrenia regarded as Incurable in Its chronic stages The victims suffer a dis- integration of personality marked by Incoherence and long periods of stupor Dr John J Francis specialist In the rehabilitation of chronically W women said the patient had been a Nlttor In a dancing class where the simple melodies and rhythms of nursery tunes are being used to kindle Interest In mental patients This Dr Francis said was only one of many who have come out of their regression under stimuli usually associated with early childhood I have seen patients who were vegetables two months age stirred Huge Grain Savings Expected to Result From New System Luckman and Anderson State Farm Groups And Poultry Industry Pledge Reductions In Chicken Turkey anil Duck Production AP Citizens Food Committee Friday that a moratorium on Poultryless day will become effective immediately The action followed a Hens for Harry campaign started by angry chicken raisers who sent crates of birds here explaining that they couldn't sell them and couldn't afford to feed them U S REPRESENTATIVE on the newly treated United Balkan committee in Adm Alan G Kirk American ambassador to Belgium International Pickets Told Law Violated U S Attacked In Caricatures In Red Parade Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board In- a new state law Friday to picketing of a Chester hotel by an AFL union the law was an In- vasion of the right of freedom of speech The Labor Board In a decision ordered the Chester and Delaware County Bartenders Hotel and Restaurant Employes Union Local 677 to remove all pickets and picketing signs from the Im- Hotel and bar and give dence within 20 days of compliance by Chairman D W Smiley and member M B the order final In 10 days un- less exceptions are filed by the union In a strong dissent Board member Leo Labor tive and former Pittsburgh APL union official snld he agreed that the evidence sustained a violation of the state's new picketing law but that he did not believe that the Legislature over Intended that more maintenance of a lawful and peaceful picket line would tute x x an unfair labor practice Abernathy also contended that the Federal Constitution protected right of picketing as long as it Is clone In a lawful and peaceful manner and that state laws should be Interpreted in such a manner as in consistent with the con- The Board order however found the hold picketed by of the bartenders union from June 13 to Sept 22 although none of them waa a hotel employe Moscow Russia's traditional parade thundered through a Red Square on the anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution Friday before a distinguished audience of Soviet lenders and foreigners but con- absent were the and representatives of the armed forces of the United States Reviewed by Defense Minister Marshal who de clared in a speech that of the Capitalistic were plans for a new im war against the Soviet Union the parade was character by a complete absence of any foreign-made guns tanks trucks or other equipment Outstanding were the caricatures directed against the United Slates and England that were carried by shouting marching groups of stu dents and workers These pictured the United States as rigging voles in the United Nations and holding the British lion on a leash Another showed Secretary of State and John Foster Dulles a U S representative to the U N RS sawing down the United Nations U S Ambassador Oen Walter Bedell Smith said It was too cole and wet and there Is no significance to niy not being there He hac received no Invitation No Invitations were received to the annual parade however by Maj Gen Robert Macon U military attache Rear Adm Leslie Stevens U S Naval attache anc Brig Gen Warren Carter newly arrived U S attache for air They watched the parade from the windows of the U 8 Embassy across the square from the Krem lln U S Britain Plan Reich Unification to the extent they have wanted U make for their bedsides g to the movies and attend our rcg ular dances Many need to he to a place In adul society through the same stage offered to normal young children Dr Francis explained that Spring technique of songs and dances emphasizes the link between the desire to participate In social events and the desire to be useful The conventional type of tional In which patients are encouraged to produce thing useful hns been altered rather than discarded They now are given more freedom may work on anything which catches their fancy The hospital uses Ing he said because it appeals to the childish desire to be messy Some of their work Is very close to what Is called modern art It has significance only to selvea London Authoritative quarters said Friday that Britain and the United Slates have tentatively agreed to unite Western Germany politically as well as ec- early next year If the Four-Power Foreign Ministers Council falls to settle the peace terms These said It was tually certain that the French zone would be brought into the ready British and American zones and that a provisional parliament would be appointed by occupation officials If Russia continues to balk at an agreement Chest Drive Short Of Goalty The Community Chest 1848 Cam last night was reported a being short of the goal o according to Byron Wolfe chairman of the Chest drive Re ports are still being tabulated h said and he urged all workers wit cards outstanding to return them at soon as possible The school division under the dl of Floyd C Fretz and th Rev Father Frederick ha passed Its goal of by 56 cents he reported NLRB Gets Complaint Under Law Pittsburgh The First tional Labor Relations Board Com- plaint in Western Pennsylvania under the new Labor Law set-up was issued yesterday Henry Shore regional director of said tho chine Co at charged with refusal to bargain with the International Association of which last May won a NLRB election for 02 production workers A hearing Is scheduled for Nov 20 Eating out is fun visit Uie Emery dining room or coffee shop Snowstorm Wind Suar Minneapolis Traffic Minneapolis Minnesota first taste of winter weathe came Friday in a large helping blinding snow and high wind slowed traffic closed some school and disrupted communications Winds rouging up to 46 miles a hour drove the storm In a north easterly direction across the easier half of the state Snow ranged I depth from four to six inches Drift ing was reported at numerous points In Minneapolis and St Paul th storm so Increased in fury tha within an hour visibility was re to ISO yards Spent Yearl By Henry Ford's Widow Detroit Mrs Henry For widow at the auto manufacture told a probate court Friday tha it costs her a year to liv and maintain her estate She was granted that amount b Probate Judge James H Sexton wh signed a routine petition ot MM Ford's A Joint announcement by Charles uckman chairman of the cut's Food Committee and ary of Agriculture Anderson said is estimated that bush Is of grain will be saved by new rain saving program for the industry which has been by President Truman Large Saving Seen This Is by far the largest saving rom any single part of the current drive thus far d the said Consumers will still be asked to tho use of eggs on Thursday ho committee said but H All restrictions on the lon of all types of poultry are while the new program 14 a chance to show that It can about the substantially grain savings which Pledges Made by Under the grant the statement said the ry producers and four major term groups have pledged 1 To reduce the number of chicks by cent ow normal by January 31 1048 2 To make a reduction of T pev cent in the production of hicks for all purposes between February 1 1948 and June 30 It Is estimated that these com- factors will produce a savine of bushels of statement said 3 To make a reduction of it r cent In turkey poults as com- pared with 1947 levels Savings of grain expected from his arc estimated at bushels 4 To make a IS per cent duction in the production of ducks as compared with 1947 levels It ts estimated tills will save of grain 5 To reduce the poultry popiK atlon of the United States through a careful culling of flocks by chickens by January 1st This would reduce the total r of chickens on American to the statement Mid and it is estimated it will saving of bushels of grain The statement said the new gram climaxing three weeks of almost continuous negotiations to than anything previously proposed and constitutes the largest single Item In the entire grain con- servation campaign so far Signed pledges ot support received from of the National Poultry Producers Federation the American Farm Bureau Federation the National Grange the National Council of Farmers Cooperatives and the National Farmers Union Luckman said Highway Deaths Decrease in State Harrisburg Motor rural highways ed 12.53 per cent in the first 10 months In Pennsylvania when persons were killed on the against for the corresponding period of 1946 The Pennsylvania State Police re- ported Friday that fatalities on rural roads were off every month except In May June July and tober with declines as great as per cent In February On the other hand 75 riled In motor mishaps In October contrasted with M in the month of last year while highway deaths were up 58.83 per rent In June over June of 1944 Greek King Suffering From Paratyphoid Fever Athens King Paul I wu re- ported Friday by officials of ttM Greek court to be Buffering paratyphoid fever The King has been IB bed because st
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