El Paso Herald Post (Newspaper) - July 17, 1947, El Paso, Texas Weather Scattered on Page 8) FIVE 170 JULY 17. 1947 BY CARRIER JOc PER Shatter Guerrilla For tap of of the Veterans Unity fortified with a petition bearing 4525 today appealed to City Council for application of municipal building and health regulations In South petition was presented to the by Joe club who charged that conditions in the southern section of the City are insanitary in every tenements lack a sufficient number of Mr. Davila Is and windows are wholly The stairways are worn out and Many of the walls are Garbage disposal presents another unspeakable Unpaved streets and alleys add to the discomfort of the appearing before the Council in behalf of the petitioners was a member of the Latin-American Progressive Union are municipal laws covering the welfare of the Mr. Norte Welfare Neglected far as South El Paso is welfare has been neglected Many buildings in that area have been but they are still being used for living Davila took the floor as soon as Mayor Ponder called the Council into He began by citing in sanitary conditions which exist in South El these conditions are called to the attention of the owners or agents of he show indifference and offer solution the removal of the complainant to some other place of Rents Cited occupants of these tenements have little choice in the betterment of their living we as petition the city administration to properly look into the matter at the earliest possible convenience and direct the proper authorities to conditions at Mayor Ponder petitioners know that the two basic conditions which provide the owners with a loophole are the on Page Col. Favors Cow Plague July 17. The House Appropriations probably will recommend that appropriate the the Agriculture Department has asked to continue the fight against the foot and mouth disease among cattle in Representative George of said is chairman of the special subcommittee which lately returned from an inspection of the areas in Mexico where the disease exists and where the campaign financed by this Government and Mexico Is go ing was to file with the House today the formal report of the and the recom The report will in must be speeded should be made available immediately to the campaign to be pursued at the highest speed and Intensity with which it can be Department of Agriculture should immediately assign the best man available to the job of getting existing packing plants in Northern Mexico into operation and assisting the operators of those plants in finding export markets for their report will also recommend that the whole American part of the campaign be put under the super vision of an executive Cre ation of this post of executive $ the Gillie report will absolutely essential to the success of this Bans Drink Stands on Council today approved a Plan Commission recommendation against granting franchises to vendors for erection of soft drink stands along Scenic P. Artist Paints Buses by Praise For Work Depicting Regional Cisneros paints buses and street cars for El Paso City Lines during the night he collects his black India and illustration board and draws pictures of historical events of the Journey of Three Englishmen Across Texas in 1568, by E. DeGolyer of just published by Carl El Paso was illustrated by Mr. Cisneros was born in 37 years Had a Lesson He has never taken an art lesson in his always wanted to ever since I can said the quiet-spoken like When I read a book on history of the I think about it when Im at I get an idea in then I make a pencil Later I trace over the pencil lines with is Mr. first big commercial He once had an art exhibition at El Paso Public History Tom El Paso and Mr. who offer Cisneros advice and term his work knowledge of history is un Mr. Hertzog is extremely good at catching ideas of what we Hertzog was introduced to Mr. Cisneros about seven years He employed the artist to do some small years One thinking about a new Mr. Bert zog glanced out the And saw Mr. Cisneros walking called him in and asked if Page S. Col. 1) Appoints First Menber of Rnt Dan Ponder today said he had recommended appointment of Richard R. Vanden Heuvel to a proposed local rent control he has been forwarded to Governor Other appointees will be suggested the mayor Vanden Heuvel is manager of the rent department of Eckford real estate who paints buses for a In off hours turns out work like this frontispiece for Journey of Three Englishmen Across Texas in 1568,*' a Carl Hertzog MARSHALL Washington July 17. Acting on nominations to be made by Governor the House Expediter here will appoint a rent advisory the El Paso defense rental as provided in the new law recently passed by Congress and reluctantly signed by the board will be composed of not more than five representative who will advise the local rent as well as the office of Housing Expediter board will be empowered to make three classes of of rents in all or part of the the recent level in the this meaning adequacy to the the local rent especially in reference to how it handles local Housing Expediter is responsible for furnishing the board with office space and stenographic Members are not paid new law provides that 30 days after the Housing Expediter receives a recommendation from a local on Page 8, Col. 5) Cisneros uses a spray gun to paint a bus at City Lines Sinks Fear 700 Are Associated July 17.The Coastal Steamship Ramdas sank today in a monsoon storm 11 miles south of Bombay and a Bombay shipping executive said nearly 700 persons A. general manager of the Bombay Steam Navigation who assisted in rescue said more than 15 or 20 persons have been The dead included both passengers and crew reported that tremendous capsized the Buch of about 400 was making her regular daily trip to the fishing village of 13 miles south of when she went Replace Traffic Lights In Speedup Is To Europe for vi ' Into Indicates Board Will Act On S. P. Associated July 17.President Truman indicated today an emergency board may be appointed to hear a dispute involving the Southern Pacific Truman was told at a news conference that a strike is threatening and was asked if an emergency panel might be replied that he imagined the administration would follow that usual United July 17.- Move to Halt Indonesia Your V. Scene Clock It 4 4 4 IS 4 IS 4 Pren July 17.Acting Minister Tamsil of the Indonesian Republic flew to the republican capital of Jogjakarta today in an effort to resolve new differences between his government and Netherlands authorities which threatened to precipitate war in left Batavia in a Dutch plane are requested from Hubertus J. Van acting governor in a conference this morning in line with negotiations for a joint national government for the United States oi indicated he would ask Republican Premier Amir to clarify the policy connotations of a radio speech earlier today which the Dutch interpreted as meaning that had rejected their compromise plan for the high-level Netherlands informant said the Dutch were expected to decide before nightfall whether to undertake military action against the He indicated that such action was extremely informant declared a new crisis of gravity grew out of Premier refusal to issue a cease-fire order to Indonesian forces last He said this broke a pledge the premier made a radio speech earlier from his capital of the premier told Indonesians the situation was He said the Dutch attitude showed want to avoid the ways of Alien Crawls Across River For A. Vasquez of paralyzed from the waist wanted medical he crawled across the shallow Rio Grande from Juarez to the American and then crawled to Washington more than a and the 30-year-old cripple was found by a boy on a He was taken to told S. Immigration Border patrolmen he was released recently from Liberty Hospital in He said he is unable to work and that his wife became ill and unable to support their three want to be a was Vasquez hired a man with a horse and wagon to take to the edge of the river in an alien Vasquez faces deportation back to but meanwhile he is receiving medical International News July 17.-The biggest landlord in Sallisaw hung out a big welcome sign for stork F. Sisemore announced that from now on he would rent to no one without And he added he would give a month's free rent to any family having Blame Greece For Balkan Associated July 17,Poland joined Russia today in blaming Greece for the current Balkan disorders and demanded formation of a new coalition government in new elections and the immediate withdrawal of foreign military views were stated by Dr. Oscar United Nations Security Council as the council met in extraordinary session in an atmosphere intensified by the fighting in northern is necessary that Greece be extricated from the network of international power Lange said in demanding the withdrawal of foreign said the primary trouble in the Balkans must be attributed to the internal situation in Greece aggravated by the presence of foreign The present government in Greece is a coalition of the major with the Communists and other leftist groups vigorously opposed the American proposal for a manent U. N. commission in the Balkans on the ground that this seemed to be based on the as sumption that the three Soviet satel Bulgaria and to blame for the Balkan Karl Wyler announced today that signal lights in the center of the business district will be turned off 4:30 to 6 p. m. daily for a week that time at each be given complete charge of traffic to test a plan which officials will move traffic faster in afternoon will be purely an Mr. Wyler is possibility that by handling individual as they the officers will be able to do a better plan will be tested in the area bounded on the east by on the south by San Antonio on the west by South El and north by survey last week showed that a total of 48,224 cars entered and 45,914 left the downtown area during a 10-hour peak traffic The count wag taken from 8 to 9 a. m. and 5 to 6 p. m. for five engineers announced today they will strike the sprawling Southern Pacific Railroad at 9 p. unless the company agrees in mediately to grant 19 strike would halt Southern Pacific operations over a large part of the from to Los and east to to N. and El It would also tie up the California the Northwestern Pacific and the San Diego and Arizona 25,000 of the 60,000 employes would be Farm ers and businessmen would face a tremendous economic loss if ship ments of perishable foods and other goods were held the longest railroad in the United runs 150 passenger trains and 1000 freight trains daily over its 16,000 miles of C. assistant grand chief of the said that negotiations between the union and the which had their beginnings seven years were broken acting terms of the National Railway prepared a complete report on the threatened tie-up for President T. S. P. claimed the Brotherhood ignored recommendations of a special presidential emergency Changes Railroad workers are exempted specifically from the provisions of the Taft - Hartley Labor of the 19 demands of the Brotherhood were for technical changes in working But among them was a demand for a daily minimum wage of compared to the present minimum of 1940, when the negotiations the union presented 74 major demands which were broken down into some 480 They called for such changes in working rules as cleaning of providing of seat equipping engines with respirators for traveling in tunnels in mountainous United July 17.President Truman is still adamantly opposed to another big three meeting unless Josef Stalin and Clement Attlee come here to confer with it was learned was disclosed on the second anniversary of the ill-fated Potsdam Big Three meeting which President first and probably last sally into high-level secret international Truman and his advisers think it is inadvisable and inconsistent with the American system for the head of state to enter secret negotiations in They frankly blame the late Franklin D. secret agreements for much of the trouble in the world few of the Potsdam agreements have been fulfilled because the big powers to find an acceptable way for putting them into especially on two years of fruitless bickering and the Potsdam agreements are in the process of i in practice or each big power claims it still clings to their overall officials concede that the U. S. and the USSR are now engaged in an all-out diplomatic and economic relations have been deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid rate and may be headed for further in the near Here is the Plan 1. The United States has proposed the Potsdam plan for in the Far East and has issued a call for a preliminary of 11 nations on a Japanese treaty next either here or in San in which no one would have a on Page 13, Col. 7) El Paso members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers will be affected by the South ern Pacific walkout scheduled to start Monday at 6 A. F. chairman of Local 591, said to Howard said the strike will affect between 150 and 200 members of the brotherhood within a 175-mile radius of El 2400-MILE July 17. The speedy yawl Chubasco owned by Will Stewart of Los won the 2400-mile California to Hawaii yacht race rounding Diamond Head to sail across the line shortly after Valley Water District survey of water and sewage needs of Lower Valley areas between and Clint is being made by the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, Fred D. said Bunsen said the survey will be completed in about two It was started because of numerous requests of Valley he district is Installing water and sewage services from the eastern City limits of El Paso through new if it is decided to form would be separated from the present district Mr. Bunsen It might be after taking the necessary legal to combine he survey includes the area to south of Highway 80 and north on the North Loop he the new district is just in the Mr. Bunsen United July 17. Greek Government aided by have shattered a guerrilla drive on but most of the have escaped into Government sources reported of other guerrilla bands were reported trickling through government lines toward Mt. where guerrillas have been able to hold off government nearby guerrillas were reported under heavy strafing from Government Guerrilla Telegraph reported that guerrilla casualties in eight days totaled 210 150 wounded and 140 In the fight north of 54 guerrillas were wounded and 115 guerrilla radio operating under the name of went on the air for the first and said a would be Exchange Telegraph As guerrillas control such a small area of there was speculation that the broadcast came from outside the Allied Troops of 39 villages in the area were reported to have telegraphed the United Nations and the United Great France and Russia a protest against the They asked for allied troops to safeguard the the dispatch Minister Napoleon Zervas announced that 300 guerrillas driving southward with shouts of to at one time had a clear path to the the largest In northwestern near the Albanian Enter turned out to harass the irregulars until Government troops arrived and scattered the Zervas Minister Antoine Stratos said that the of 2500 guerrillas from Albania Sunday caught the Government by as the army had kept its eye on the Yugoslav When the attack he the Greek Army had available only one company of soldiers at Konitsa and somo units at said the United States could speed peace in Greece by furnishing enough equipment for a standing Greek Army of 150,000 with 50.000 additional Fear New Enemies He that even with such a well-equipped army he could not predict when peace would be restored because of the possibility of fresh enemies arriving from across the correspondent for the London Daily the first reporter to reach the battle reported from Ioannina that the town had been greatly alarmed by the approach of the charges that the guerrillas came from the Daily Telegraph correspondent have aroused the spirits of Government troops to defend their He said that Greek soldiers had shown some indifference toward a fight with fellow Greeks operating solely within their own Unit Approves Arms International July 17. The House Foreign Affairs Committee today approved legislation calling for arms standardization and military co-operation between the countries of the Western committee action limited the United States expenditure to 000,000 for a five-year of the passage at this session of appear slight in view of the drive for ad by the end of the next The measure thus will prob ably lie over for action early next stamping its approval on the the committee wrote in an amendment to provide that exec of the program must be con sistent with the United States Sends El to Park New Tank at Washington Park Is DRINKS police reported today that a 15-year-old Juarez scolded by her mother for swimming in the Rio tried to commit suicide aby while living in one of by swallowing motor She will on Page 12) swimming pools moved into the ranks of big business this week as hot weather sent El in search ot at both Memorial and Parks have been thronged daily since they were opened for the The new swimming tank at Washington which had its opening already can pass for a well-established youngsters from El Paso schools begin flocking to the pools at opening each By m the heat of day reaches its the take on the appearance of a resort bathing Pleasure seeking parents join in during the early evening trying to forget the day spent in sweltering offices and two wading pools at Armijo Park have not been The youngest set crowds them at the rate of 500-800 head each Washington Park pool is 150 feet long and 65 feet was whittled down from the old Washington Park which was 200 by 90too large for efficient operation under local and having depth of seven to 6 pool has a continuous water flow of 42,000 gallons per City Swimming coached by Tony is in daily practice at the southside They have their sights set on the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation tournament at July 28-28, and the National AAU also at July 29-Aug. 3. Mr. Carvajal Is in charge of both city pools under Ernest City recreation Memorial pool U open daily from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. Hours at the Washington Park pool are 9 a. m. to 10 p. m. The Armijo Park wading ponds are open Says We Will Have More weatherman looked a shade abashed as he ruefully acknowledged that his promised yesterday had degenerated into a by the time they got here around 2 a. m. on pulling forecast out o fhis pocket for all to Widely scattered thundershowers late this much he El Paso rain or were still scheduled to stay below the 100 Following 91, a high of 98 is expected today and 95 Low in the morning will be 72; was 73. LAMARR GETS July 17.~Film Actress Hedy Lamarr was granted a divorce from John screen today when she testified was extremely Indifferent to Holds Fate Of of Congress to back the Marshall Plan for European would topple governments right and says WILLIAM PHILIP bis article on Page 4.