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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1949, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Slowly increasing cloudiness Low tonight 55. cloudiness Hick near 84. Showers likely Saturday night CITY FINAL S CENTS K C R G NEWS ON torn VOLUME 110 CEDAR APRIL 29, 1949. ASSOCIATED UNITED INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUSPENSION Republicans Win in Vote For Saving Taft Engineers Drive As Senate Returns To Be WASHINGTON Re- publican aged by an upset drove Friday to trim dent Truman's dollar spending program all along the They thus hope to kill off any federal tax increases this Senator Taft headed the successful economy campaign which late Thursday sent a money back to the senate appropriations committee with instructions to cut it. A solid bloc of 36 Republicans got unexpected aid from eight Democrats to turn that trick and bowl over a long-standing senate tradition not to send IOWANS SPLIT WASHINGTON ator Hickenlooper voted with the majority when the senate returned the rity to Sen. lette voted with the Soviets Carry War of Static Clear to U.S. NEW YORK state de- spokesman said Friday that Russia was beaming made static to the very shores of the United States in an attempt to blot out Voice of America reports on the Berlin is about the hottest thing yet in the cold Charles W. chief of the state ment's international broadcasting Thayer said it was the first time Russia has tried to jam the state department broadcasts at their For several the frequencies used by the Voice of America have been jammed in- side the Iron The Voice of America Thursday began broadcasting in Russian around the clock instead of the regular hour and one-half to lern Russia and a half hour to This was in an effort to break through the Soviet Amateur radio operators along the Atlantic coast reported culty listening to the programs because of the The programs are over 19 frequencies from and are relayed in London and A state department said the usual jamming of the Russian programs increased soon after Russian news announced Russian offers to lift the Berlin tion bills back to ing against the motion were 37 Most senators thought they were voting for a of about But experts on ate rules say the slash actually may include well over previously added to the but chopped off by its return to com- smiling told re- porters that he apparently caught the Democratic leaders by Only a few moments they had blocked a move to cut the on the the senate is ting serious about cutting ex- Taft Senator Bridges called it a victory for those who believe the cost of ment can be reduced and are ing to fight for The first money measure to reach the senate this carries funds for labor and federal security Bridges and Sen. Ferguson proposed an amendment which would have re- quired heads of the labor and curity agencies to make a 5 cent in part of the Ferguson estimated the savings would be about When Vice-president held that the ment violated senate rules against legislation in an appropriation Republicans moved to suspend the which requires approval of two-thirds of those Democrats After that the margin in favor of the amendment being only 45-35, Taft proposed sending the back to apparently confident they could beat the agreed to vote with almost no To their sailed through Six of the Democrats who voted foi it were from southern Eastland George Hoey Holland Clellan and Long Senator Douglas and hori also voted with the Taft told the senate he learned his tactic from Sen. McKellar dean of the senate and chairman of the appropriations In 1932, while Herbert Hoover was McKellar got the Democratic senate majority to do the same thing on appropriations to the Republican to Pen in Death LOS ANGELES Mrs. Arthur mother of three was under tence Thursday to serve from five years to life in prison for the gunshot slaying of her Sentence was pronounced by Superior Judge Clement D. regret at the sity of sending her to after setting the crime at second degree She pled The Judge is no doubt you are but you are not solely re- sponsible for this The other responsible person has not been The Winlock N. was shot to death Jan. 20 while delivering mail to Mrs. Wigney at her trailer camp Three described her as a tragic victim of a de- on her She told the psychiatrists husband bought a pistol and taught her how to use it after she told him Dean had made improper One of the alienists re- ported her as husband made me promise and swear repeatedly I would kill this man if he ever approached me Freu CEDAR RAPIDS ATHLETE 16, of Wilson high school in Cedar suffered a possible fractured skull Friday when he was f truck on the head by a discus during preliminary events at the Drake ler the ground with only face was taken to Mercy hospital in Des He a the son of Mr. and Mrs. 2820 Flowers Attacked By New Diseases WASHINGTON new plant diseases and a few un- expectedly troublesome old ones are attacking the nation's Robert H. an official of the Society of American Florists told a senate committee Thursday that powerful viruses are plants as carna tions and He asked the lawmakers to for the bureau of plant industry so it can get started on Chuckle Smith Jones after many our old friend Brown has gone everlasting Did he get that government job after Backseat Driving Isn't for Husband LOS ANGELES seat driving is a woman's But for a it's just his tough Appellate court ordered a re- trial for Cora Statley Thursday after she claimed she drove through a pedestrian nearly through a her husband's She had been fined in city But the higher court pointed out that the municipal judge failed to instruct the jury on a California law which says a married woman is not responsible for a meanor acting on command of her On the reverse or normal of when the wife is in the the law is strangely It's a woman's Traffic Fatalities Run Ahead of 1948 CHICAGO dents in the first three months of 1949 killed persons in the an increase of 2 percent deaths in the same period the National Safety Council reported Thursday showed a. de- cline with 1 percent lower than 1948. The council said increased travel apparently was responsible for the upsurge in hicle mileage 5 percent in January and February over the same months last Figures were not available for March the council but it expected mileage to be greater than last Curses from Art Shindig Jolt Britons LONDON tuned to the staid BBC were shocked to j hear some hurtling out of Thursday The A broadcast of the first dinner of the Royal Academy since the expected to be as a temperance But the included Winston the Archbishop of Canterbury Marshal involved in an argument on modern art. South African Wreck Kills 72 South Africa A triple train collision killed 72 persons and injured 92 others It wag the worst railroad disaster in the history of the Union of South Three electric trains all headed in the same direction crashed into one another on a high ment near Orlando in chip miles from Condition of C.R. Youth Injured by Discus Is By Pat DES MOINES Preliminary events of the Drake here Friday morning were marred by an that seriously injured Arlo 16-year-old Cedar Rapids a member of the Wilson high school track was struck details of early in the Drake see Sports Editor Pat story an today's Retiring President Sir Alfred 69, said modern ers were daubers who paint a tree to look like a He went on to make slighting cracks Modernists Pablo Picasso and Henri Outraged of the modern painters banged which is banned from the air all over the The BBC 40 listeners called to protest but others said they were Sir to emphasize his dis- taste for of walking one day with Churchill said to if we saw Picasso coming down this street toward would you join me in kicking hard a certain part of I ion the head by a wild throw from the discus and was rushed to Mercy hospital Hospital who reported his condition as at p.m. said Miller had a possible fractured He is the son of Mr. and Thad 2B20 Fruitland levard in Cedar and brother of Thad former Wilson high school athletic star now at Grinnell Miller was lying on the ground when a wildly thrown discus went It earlier had lout of bounds and near ed that the Communist 23rd army The discus rolled into ler's resulting in a bad cut I and the possible Fires Raging in Minnesota Woods o acres of and bone-dry brush were aflame across north ern Minnesota Friday and forestry officials posted a general fire U. S. Forest Ranger Tausch said a 30-acre area second-growth timber near bik was burning out of control He appealed for aid in fighting it At Anson E. of the state forestry sion's firefighting said a 300 men were fighting more than 125 fires over Here's Of Cat and Ind. the cat and the Wright's jet black cat to ret at his The cage to the floor with a loud and the frightened cat for When it the next it bad a white ring around Ki Wright The ring and mains Wholesale Price Index Declines WASHINGTON price index declined 0.5 of 1 percent -in the week ended the labor de- reported The drop continued a six-week ward The index stood at 156.1 cent of the 1926 Delay Seen in Push of Reds For Shanghai SHANGHAI troops Friday seized key point 40 miles north of main for is 36 west of the control point on 62 miles south west of was in the path a Red column driving south from A Nationalist communique said a Red drive on Shanghai appeared to be a move to protect the flank of the southbound asserted that the force com- ing the west had been checked about 37 miles west oJ metropolis near on the Trains to Kunshan had quit The Shanghai garrison reported that the captors of now advancing south toward was operating in this It appears that main Red push is aimed now at not With capture of Shanghai would be sealed off by This could mean that an at- tack on Shanghai will be Vice Admiral C. commander of the Western U.S. navy forces be retained Woosung as long as needed the safe ation of American nationals from is some 10 miles from where the flows into the Truce Halts Baffle of Locks in Berlin BERLIN Russian and British officials agreed Friday to a- peace conference on control of canal traffic in West and guards of both countries settled down at the control locks for a 24-hour armed E. R. British commander announced that he would meet Saturday with Gen. P. A. Soviet water transport chief to work out a Here is James W. Wright's tale of all barge traffic on was to be to proceed without Brit- ish military police were ordered stay duty at the along with The Russians were conceded the privilege of to Brit- barge operators that they obtain permits from the Berlin's most aggravating brush in months resulted from the siani stopping barges which did not have Soviet Four-Power agreement long ago control of certain facilities in the Western sectors as the canals and elevated the second day that the Russians stopped barges plying the with supplies brought by British authorities sent military to the three control locks in the British and took Soviet guards at the locks left Thursday British But to their posts Friday morning after Russians served notice that to regain of the A little later the oA a. and Troops Hit At Bandits Battle R a g e s in Wake Of Ambush Killing Wife of MANILA Aurora Quezon was buried Friday be- fore a while troops battled the bandits who killed the widow of the first ident in took 12 Some Manila residents watched the procession and burial rites Quezon and a and son-in-law who were also among the dozen slain in Thursday's attack on a President Elpidio Quirino is sued new orders to military com calling for swift am complete elimination of all dissi dent the leftis on central Luzon main Philippine Shock In Nueva Ecija where the ambush took a contingent of national con troops tracked down an opened an assault on the bandi force that the motorcade Thousands of reinforcement were being rushed to the scene o the heavy Thursday Quirino had mobilization of all available force to crush bandits in central Luzon Friday he widened to include all dissident in eluding the Huk Summoned to the cabinet room was Maj. Gen. Rafael Jalandoni former s chief of staff am only the leading ca in the motorcade to escape with his was one 6f 10 wound but wounds were not Tells of Jalandoni told the cabinet tha Mrs. Quezon had ordered the mo constabulary escort remain behind leading car because she soldiers would an at There were 11 cars in the high way caravan when the curred some 75 miles north o The onslaught was described by Jalandoni as treacherously Hi told Quirino that the assailant were killers and who frequently one is Wipe them all Jalandoni said bodies of deac including those of Mrs. and her were of all Sobolev Top Red at NEW YORK ranking man in United Nations Assistant A. Sobolev resigned Thursday to rejoin the Soviet foreign ministry in Moscow This shift tied some way to the Soviet toward settling the Berlin blockad Sobolev is regarded in Western circles as an advocate o closer relations with the Western He is known here as a man with a keen wit and a Trygve Lie announced the which had been expected since Sobolev suddenly went back to Moscow Jan. 21. Lie said the reason was sharp Secretary ill health in His wife and son reported ill. After Sovie Deputy Minister Andre A. appointed stantin Zinchenko to Zinchenko is a young having served as press chief V. M. He lias been secretary-general of the Soviet delegation to U.N. The pays annually SPY WASHINGTON ate judiciary subcommittee Friday approved a to tighten the and Today's Index Comics Daily s Deaths 8 ft 5 Marten Movies Radio 9 Sports State 7 Want Features 11 Action Taken By Chandler After Clash CINCINNATI Leo manager of the New York was suspended indefinitely Friday by Baseball Commissioner A. B. The suspension was the result of a disturbance following the game Thursday between lyn and New when rocher allegedly struck a Durocher was pear before the commissioner in Cincinnati May 3. is making complete in- of the Walter Chandler's said in announcing Durocher is accused by a lyn fan of punching kicking him Thursday at the Polo It was the second time the fiery has been suspended by He was down for the entire 1947 season for conduct detrimental to At the time he was manager of FRISCH TAKES BOSTON suspended manager of the New York said Friday that Coach Frankie Frisch would be acting manager of the club ing with their game tonight with Boston STONEHAM BACKS NEW YORK president of the New York Friday came staunchly to the defense of his Leo New York club has the fullest confidence in Leo Durocher LEO LOCKS SELF UP PROVIDENCE Leo Durocher himself in o pullman men's Friday to avoid and will support him to the limit against these false Stoneham are positive he did not hit this Samuel attorney for Fred fan who said rocher hit announced he would apply Monday for a mons charging the manager with Stories and pictures on clash will be found in sports Ben Pickets Block Removal Of Hudson Dies SOUTH BEND of the Hudson Motor Car Com- pany planned possible court tion Friday after notifying dent Truman that pickets pre- vented removal of Hudson brake dies from the strikebound Bendix Aviation About 60 members of the CIO United Automobile Thursday prevented a sheriff and six deputies from carrying out a court order to remove the expensive The picket line blocked the plant At Hudson officials sent a telegram to Mr. Truman citing the case as outright defiance of court Hudson Vice- president Stuart G. Baits notified Mr. Truman that Hudson may be forced to close its own plant be- cause of the Hudson Attorney James Roper said he Stephen sak had not his full Roper said he was considering filing a mandate suit against sak to compel him to execute the The attorney said he might also file injunction proceedings against the Hipsak said he planned to peal Henry F. Schricker of Indiana for state police or tional guard He said violence might result if an attempt was made to move the dies through the picket Ford General Motors similar dies from the plant under court order earlier this But 'the sheriff said the union apparently is de- termined to prevent removal of any Payment Rule on Home Loans Out WASHINGTON The Housing Administration Friday requirement borrowing for home repair and modernization put up 10 percent of the job costs in The 10 percent cash down ment oh modernization and re- pair loans from private lenders under FHA guarantee had been in effect since 20 last FHA Commissioner Franklin said elimination of the requirement is effective Wagner Act Revival Bid Voted Down Marcantonio Is Spurned by 275-37 Vote of WASHINGTON house Friday rejected a posal to repeal the ley law and revive the New Deal Wagner act without The was 275 to 37. against the proposal by Marcantonio It was not ered a test of administration strength President Truman's to reinstate the Wagner law with several Prior to Rep. Jacobs warned that adoption of the Marcantonio proposal endanger the chances of labor legislation at this effect would be to retain the he Administration leaders believe the house would refuse to pass an unamended Wagner act. LOST Democratic house leader said vately Friday that President man lost votes for the tion labor by tying it in with political patronage in a news con- ference statement But the house chieftain said he still expected the administration to win the labor law showdown in the The President indicated to newsmen Thursday that only makers who support the tic platform including repeal of the law can to have their choices named to federal offices in their The southerners at whom comment primarily aimed were furious and Democratic who have been busy for weeks trying to line up votes for their repeal acknowledged that Mr. Truman's statement One of ing not to-be lost us some We have had go around and do over again some of the work we thought we had settled two days But this administration man and others stuck to their prediction that the substitute introduced by Rep. Wood would be Democratic National Chairman J. Howard McGrath asked Sen. Stennis to see the ident with him Friday in regarded BE a test case age for Dixie McGrath told a reporter that ho intended to recommend to the President the appointment of State Circuit Judge J. P. as United Coleman was choice for the patronage Sign of No If he gets the job it will be looked on as a sign Mr. Truman holds no political grudge against a senator he opposes the Truman civil rights did not take an active part in southern general election fight against the President last The Coleman appointment was cleared by the Democratic com- weeks It has been held up at the White has purchased a sippi newspaper which vigorously attacked the President and his civil rights program before the Stennis has said Coleman had no interest in the paper or control over it at the time of the Export Allocation Of Boosted WASHINGTON In a move to hold up sagging hog the government Friday boosted by six times the amount of pork 12 foreign may buy during April through agriculture department an- a special allocation of pounds of pork for ex- port during that All meat export is under government con- The allocation is in addition to regular allocation of already an- for the allocation announced day is expected to check a downward which if continued force the to buy pork in order to carry out mandatory price port the department It said hog prices have almost 15 percent during the last five weeks and hog prices at cago averaged only about 1 the mandatory price support level early this
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