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Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1947, Emporia, Kansas TODAY cloudy tonight and Saturday somewhat low 22 northwest to 32 southeast Sunday colder south east warmer northwest THE EMPORIA SIX PAGES KANSAS SATURDAY EVENING MARCH 29 1947 VOLUME LVII NUMBER 204 Agencies Bottle GOP Moves To Cut Expense No Help Given By Bureaus Senator Reed Tells Press Washington March 29 ff Reed RKan and Cordon ROre com today that ment agencies are battling Good Evening This may be the faster he bunny will have to end up in pot whittle down government costs The people very definitely voted for economy in government in the last Reed told a reporter but we have yet to get any rea help from any government depart ment bureau agency or Cordon is chairman of an subcommittee now re viewing an cut mad by the House in operating funds 1 oclock today Minimum last night degrees Maximum Minimum year degrees Maximum year of the treasury and postoffice de He said congress is facing organized oppo sition of the executive departments on any and all Action May Be Forced Reed declared congress be forced to take unintelligent ac tion on slashing government out lays unless heads of departments and agencies will advise where cuts can best be made The subcommittee called treas ury department witnesses to an other hearing today on the House reductions Commissioner H R Johnson of the Treasury Customs bureau agreed to return Monday with plans for meeting a House slash in operating funds by some means other than dismissal of border and port patrol of Partly Cloudy Skies Forecast for Sunday Topeka March 29 fairly pleasant Sunday with partly cloudy skies but temperatures rising to be tween 55 and 60 was forecast for Kansas today by S D Flora fed eral weatherman for the state A low pressure area which had threatened weekend showers passed the state and moved into Texas No moisture was predicted for Sunday Flora said that it would be some what colder in the east and wuth tonight with lows of from 34 in the north to 38 in the south The mercury rose into the sixties and lower seventies over Kansas Friday drying out fields and clear ing the way for spring farm work Ellis had 71 for the highest tem reported and 28 was the lowest reported Cof In the southeast portion of the state had a range of from 60 to 39 Protest Propaganda Cordon Reed and Senator Bridges RNH protested Friday that thousands of telegrams and letters have been showered on con gress in protest against the sals They said it looked like an organized propaganda campaign Johnson a veteran of 26 years government service replied he neither organized approved nor knew about the protests Tve lived in Washington long enough to know better than to start a campaign against the commissioner assured the senators He said his dismissal notices in cludes the information that they Kansas Federation to Meet Here April 89 Convention Is Expected To Attract 300 Women Little Theater Members of the Council of Federated Clubs headed by Mrs W W Parker 1102 Mayfair are completing arrangements for the entertainment of the 52nd annual meeting of the Kansas Federation of Womens Clubs scheduled for April 8 and 9 with preconvention meet ings on April 7 Approximately 300 women from Emporia and through out the state are expected at the convention the first state federated meeting Emporia has entertained in more than 10 years The Little theater Civic audi torium will serve as general head quarters for the meeting and Mrs P A Petitt of Paola state federation resident will be in charge Honor will be Mrs Dickin on of Washington D national resident and Mrs R H Turner national chairman of public wel are Will Speak to Public Mrs Dickinson who will speak he evening of April 8 at a meet ng open to the general public was one of a party that spent six weeks n Russia In July arid August as guests of the Russian government i Aachen GERMANY Late News Briefs Centralia March 29 Lieppert State Mine inspector said today he had been notified all but one of the missing bodies in the Coal company No 5 mine explosion had been found Honolulu March 2fl The missing lifeboat from the broken tanker Fort Dearborn was found Friday night by trie steamship China Victory but there was no sign of the 12 men who disappeared with it on the stormy night of March 12 Washington March 29 gressional plans for an Easter holi day lengthened the odds today against final action on the admini kish aid measure before the middle April London March 29 foreign office spokesman said today Britain will ask immediately for a spec la session of the United Nations as sembly to consider the problem of the Palestine mandage Washington March 29 A weekend recess today a tes vote by the Senate on the debated nomination of David E Lilienthal to be chairman of th Atomic Energy commission Washington March 29 President Truman today signe legislation extending controls over the use and produc tion of rubber until March 31 1948 The measure also ends purchasing of natural rubber midnight EST Monday GERMAN RIOT the German Ruhr section where a crowd of Germans at Duesseldorf attacked British military cars in 2hour demonstration over food shortages Other demonstrations were scheduled at Hagen and the where Germans were to evacuate their homes to make for families of Belgian oc AF Ministers Strike at Treaty Snag Come to Grips Monday With Heart Of German Problem Moscow March 29 proposed tonight to the Soviet Union Francs and the United States that all prisoners of war be returned to Germany by the end of 194S Moscow March 29 reparations from current produc tion The Americans and British took an equally firm stand against economic unity unless German selfsufficiency was put above all else Marshall Agree The view was that continuing would delay if not prevent realisation of ability to pay her own way Both Marshall and British I Foreign Secretary Ernest have insisted that countries will not spend another penny in Germany if such spending will amount to paying for reparations to Russia The real of the western powers position lay in the zonal economic merger under which they hope to make western Germany selfsupporting within a few years Tlie strength of the Soviet position seemed to lie in Russias ability to keep eastern Germany relatively isolated against western desires and thereby maintain her extensive power in Europe The Council of Foreign Min agreed today to come to grips Monday with the heart of the German problem They will try then to reach a compromise on reparations and economic unity In a 1hour session the shortest of this conference thus far the ministers agreed on a schedule for the German discussions and set up member of the House committee on nnt to unAmerican activities said today May Not Outlaw Communist Party House Member Predicts Vote Against Action Washington March 29 UP would be cancelled if the Senate A restored funds eliminated by the w House and government em ployes have the right to appeal di to members of the congress Johnson premised he would dis any of his employes if he found they had used government cars or transportation to whip up opposition to the funds reduction Observe Palm Sunday At Emporio Churches Day Will Be Occasion For Special Music Two Messiah Performances At College of Emporio Palm Sunday will be observed at churches Sunday morn ing Sermons based on the days theme will be given by the pastors and music appropriate to the day including solos and anthems from religious oratorios will be present ed The oclock service at St Andrews will include the blessing and distribution of palms and will be followed by a breakfast meeting F W Woody Hockaday Kansas Peacemaker Dies at Mo March 29 W Woody Hockaday 60 who at wide publicity In recent years fay his appearance in tiie role of a peacemaker before govern ment officials and national conven tions died here Friday at a private sanitarium The Wichita man calling himself a once tried to board the motor car of the late President Roosevelt in an homa City parade On other sions he staged impromptu demon stration by throwing feathers from a sack and shouting the slogan Feathers for Hockaday a former automotive supply dealer in Wichita became known thirty years ago as a Kan sas booster Before there was any organized system of highway mark ing he personally financed the marking of roads throughout Kan sas and the Southwest Hockaday was credited with popularizing the slogan Kansas Grows the Best Wheat In the In later years his antiwar fervor resulted in several brushes with authorities The body will be taken to Wichita for funeral services Survivors Include mother two brothers Other high points of the convention will include a public welfare In conducted Turner a traffic safety forum directed by Dr C Beelman chairman of the Kansas Safety council a discus on the future of Kansas schools by Dr John di rector of secondary training at Emporia State college an explana tion of United States governments plan for the return of World War II dead by Col Michael A Quinn City quartermaster depot and a for the mens club At the 11 oclock celebration special music be presented and palm branches will be blessed and dis immediately before the Triumphal Procession of the choir through the nave of the church Special Catholic Service At an oclock service at Sa cred Heart church palms will be blessed and there wiU be a proces sion with palms of boys and priests Palms will be blessed and dis at the oclock Mass at Expect City Election To Poll a Heavy Vote Estimate May Go to Polls Bond Issue Adds Interest to Event At least of registered voters are expected to go to the polls Tuesday to express their choices on candidates for the city commission and board of edu cation and their wishes on the question of issuing in bonds for new school buildings The Emporia voters will elect three of six candidates for thecity commission and three of dates for the board of education Voters in the school district out Legislature Heading Into Final Stretch April 4 Is Tentative Date For Houses Session Today Topeka March 29 X Both Houses of the Kansas legislature completed work Friday on bills orig on their own side of the rotunda and headed into the final stretch toward final ad Friday April 4 That tentative date was set by Rep Blake Williamson of Kansas ity who predicted Friday night hat a resolution would be Intro Monday setting April 4 as he last day for consideration of discussion of India by Miss Elnora j Sfc Catherines church Drafahl of the Emporia State Tne observance of Palm Sunday speech department a former Red 1 continue through the day with the presentation of Handels ora orio the Messiah at 3 oclock In the afternoon and oclock at night at College of Me chapel Initiate Holy Week Cross worker Emporia Clubs Assisting Federated clubs in Emporia which are assisting Mrs Parker in ar ranging for the convention are Athenaeum Cosmopolitan Etude Fortune Junto Literary League Parliament Review Thesaurus Trend Utopian and Zenith Mrs N K Hearn 1321 Center is Fourth District chairman of the Kansas federated clubs his and wife three 1947 Accident Total Passes Hundred Mark The 1947 traffic accident total in Emporia Friday passed the 100 mark when three collisions were reported to police The total so far Is 101 A city water department truck which was parked at the city garage Third and Market backed across the street when the driver was In the garage and collided with a Ford t car owned by J H Forrester 613 Arundel The damage to the car is covered by the citys liability in surance on the truck A Chevrolet truck driven by Pat Mahoney Rt 2 Emporia and owned by Mrs J E Gayer collided or East South avenue east of Me with a Ford car owned b W J 2 South Mechanic Police estimated the damage to th Ford at An car driven by Del fa bert Nielsen 605 Sylvan and owned by Harold Brier 112t Lakeview collided at Eighth and State with a Buick car driven by Carl Nation 1018 State Spring Concert Pleases Big Crowd The annual spring concert of the Emporia Senior High school drew almost a capacity crowd at the Lowther Junior High school audi orium Friday night The musical vent in which the various organ of the school participated delighted the crowd The quality f the performance was high and a pleasing variety of selections was offered by the young musicians The mixed chorus opened the concert with three numbers the Irst one being the appar ent favorite of the audience The chorus was attractive with the members in simple new black robes with white collars The A Cap pella group was made up of eight girls and five boys and its selection All in The April was especially enjoyed because of the adequate volume attained Duane Reaka played his cornet solo Bride of the a popular number with the audience Miss Mary Jane Tate sang Thou Art displaying good platform personality and singing ability The audience greatly enjoyed Part III of the program which was made up of familiar songs by vari ous ensembles The girls on the stage were attractive in their for The mixed chorus scored a big hit with the numbers 41CzechoSio Dance Deal Old Sundays services and programs will initiate the observance of Holy Week in Emporia Ministerial as activities are scheduled for the week and many churches will have Maundy Thurs day communion services Thursday night A few churches have sched uled services for Good Friday and a community service will be held at First Presbyterian church The week will be climaxed by the Easter Sunday services at which last years overcapacity crowds are expected to be duplicated or ex Several churches are plan ning two Sunday morning services so that all who wish to attend can be accommodated side of Emporia also may vote on the school candidates and the bond These voters have to cast then ballots at six polling places in Em poria which border the city limits The suburban and rural voters of the district were required to register to vote Emporia voters will get three for the commission election one for the school candi dates and one on the school bond proposition The voters are in to vote for three commis sion candidates and three schoo board candidates The proposed school building program of the board of education Is expected to bring out a larger vote than if only the election o commissioners and school board members were at stake The com mission race however has mon than usual interest because th three contenders getting the hish est number of votes among candidates will constitute a ills Both chambers were to meet this a special committee to attempt m draw up a directive on the lesser problems of the report of the al lied control council for Germany The agreed agenda for Monday summing up three weeks of pro made thus far 1 Germany as an economic unit Including reparations phis a re view of the levels of Industry In Industrial demilitarization 2 The form and scope of a pro visional German government Deputies of the 4power Council of Foreign Ministers today ap proved a report of progress on the Austrian pence treaty which showed that of 55 proposed articles for the treaty only 24 had been agreed Three Major issues The three major open questions on the treaty nre the Issues of Ger man assets frontiers and compen sation to United Nations from property losses due to the war In the meeting of the on Germany meanwhile a spokes man for the small western nation from Ger weekend House Has Heavy Day The house completed Its days rark at Friday night striking he remaining 33 house bills from he calendar in one stroke after passing nine clearing the of outdated laws and dealing death blows tb two bills sett ng up milk controls and a for repeal of the 1cent gasoline tax The Senate hnd disposed of its last Senate by midafternoon and then debated 14 house bills be fore adjourning until 11 oclock Saturday morning for a short ses The milk control measures call ing for the establishment of Grade A standards and setting up a state board of milk control were stricken from the calendar on the motion of Rep Linn T Woods Harvey county chairman of the agricultural com which had reported out the bills without recommendation Rep Ervin E Lake Barber county who earlier in the session had accused the agricultural committee of sit ting on the made a lengthy talk on the dangers of uncontrolled many charged the big powers had failed to live up to Potsdam promises on reparations and hnd produced only paltry results In deliveries from enemy capital equipment to date This charge nnd an appeal to speed up deliveries were made as the themselves prepared to pass on Secretary of State Mar shalls proposal they come to grips nt once with the three key Is sues Involved in the restoration of German economic unity The whole reparations question is deeply involved in that question Showdown Rumored It was learned on authority Marshall was determined to force an early showdown on the critical issues In nn ef fort to discover upon what basis if any Russia willing to make acceptable agreements That was said to bo the strat egy behind Marshalls proposal Friday night to focus discussion in the immediate future upon what he considers the three key problems and to set April 2 ns a target date fiv new commission to inaugurate the com form of govern ment The candidates are J A William McNutt C V Chef Morris 1 C J Mose Neill Ted Newcomer Elsie R Wells The board of education candi dates Wayne B Granger J Manuel Hughes X L Marc Marcellus Joe J Morris Mack F Robinson For school treasurer the only candidate te R H Polls Open at 7 oclock The polls will open at 7 oclock Tuesday morning and will close at Continued on page twol milk distribution and then ported the Woods motions sup A motion by Williamson to kill r the 1cent gasoline tax repealer industry and reparations he group may vote 5 to 4 against the communist party but sure to recommend drastic new curbs on Communist maneu In this country The member who use of ils name said the 9man ee may be unanimous In support f antiCommunist legislation short of making the whole party an Ule al organization Chairman Thomas told reporters the results of a week of will have to crystallize Before the committee can adequate ly decide what it is going to do about outlawing the Communist The committee made public Fri day night a report which it said fin ished historical proof running back to 1919 that the party In this coun try is the of Russia List 92 Documents The report listed 92 documents which it called typical directives from Moscow affecting the Com munist movement In the United Thomas snid these proof that the parly ir fifth col umn pawn of Included were excerpts from Rus sian broadcasts Communist books and records of party conventions If various members pool their the committee may report that It can fight Communism vigor by continuing to expose It nnd also by Saying In one or moro laws with appropriate penalties that It is to urge or conspire to overthrow the government by un constitutional methods or by force and violence up on of Aliens on passports and visas and on registration Would Publish Membership Strengthening the law against treason to get at borderline cases Requiring the Communist party to publish its membership lists nnd sources of Income Recommending the FBT be strengthened and perhaps that It be made independent of the Justice department Hearings on bills to outlaw the Communist party ended Friday with n Communist protest that the committee Is Interested only In April 1 Decree Will Return Monarchy I To Spanish Nation Expected Statement Will Recognize Franco Regime as Temporary Madrid March 29 authoritative source said to day the Spanish cabinet is ex to issue H decree Tues day declaring Spain a tra and in effect recognizing the re gime of Generalissimo Fran cisco Franco as merely a temporary one This Informant said that the cabinet discussed the Friday night it would not make any announcement until April 1 Spains Victory eighth anniversary of Francos vic tory in the civil war and his as sumption of full power He snid such a decree when and if announced and made effective would be the first public by the Franco regime the temporary nature of the pres ent Many Franco supporters long advocated such a course which would in effect simply rec the Generalissimo as ad ministrator for the monarchy be cause of his victory in the civil war These partisans wore not only concerned about Spains exclusion from the United Nations but felt such a step would bar another bloody civil war to determine Francos successor Would lie Chief of Slate The decree designating Spain monarchy this source sulc would recognize Franco as chief of state nnd would provide that in the of his death or Inability to rule be cause of incapacity he would be succeeded by a regency This regency the Informant add rd would be a 20mimber body headed by the president of tha Cartes the of Toledo now Enrique Cardinal Y primate of and the lieutenant general of the Deputies of the Car tes nnd other of the people would complete the recency Under the decree thr first duty would be to examine the qualifications of claimants to the Spanish throne Don Juan son of Spains last king and the present socalled Is the prin cipal claimant He Is reported to be in Lisbon Tuesday Ir to be observed as A complete holiday in Madrid A re viewing stand from which Franco is to review parade of armed forces Is being constructed of brick It Is to a fiord the generalissimo full protection for decisions or on these assassination economic unity provisional government and level carried by a large majority Stormy Debate Held During the afternoon the House had stormy debate over two meas to allow the governor to legislators to state jobs dur ng their current terms of office and one to prohibit the sale of flour which had not been enriched by vitamins Removal of Rent Lids Urged by Kansans Washington March 29 Kansas real estate brokers urged removal of federal rent controls at a luncheon with the states con gressional delegation Friday M Russell Dary Manhattan president of the Kansas Associa tion of Real Estate boards said his group favored legislation ending all rent controls after an Immediate 10 to 15 per cent in rent ceilings and removal of rent controls on all new construction Immediately Others at the luncheon included j the University of Kansas will try Ben V Lamborn president of the j to bury the hatchet again a cushioning te Increase Students Try to Bury Hatchet Manhattan March 29 dents at Kansas State college and and the finale Its a Grand Night for These selections scored the heaviest ap plause of the evening The concert won added laurels for Miss Mary Alice Steelsmith tor Everybody looks at your rugs Be proud of yours Modern rug clean ing by Bon Ton Cleaners Phone Emily Posts Etiquette Book New lot in today Eckdall ob Dick Com FRISCO INCOME UP St Louis March 29 St LouisSan Francisco Frisco rail road today reported net income of for February an increase of over the figure for the corresponding month last year We replace zippers pockets shorten or lengthen trousers shirts and do general alterations H and R Hatters 12 West 7th Free pick up and delivery service Phone Fred J Scott Insurance Agency IK 4 your protection 10 Wichita Real Estate board J B McCormick president of the Tc Tn line with this strategy In That was the statement of Pc lor V Cacchione Communist mem ber of the New York City council Cacchione had asked to testify had formants said the secretary can be j been allotted time and expected to surest other deadlines as the conference progresses They added If the lack of accom they snw good reason to think It then he probably would move to break off nt peace treaties with Germany ami With the personal endorsement of i Ko home toward he Gov Frank Carlson the calling j celled his appearance Floyd Felt s New Jaycee President Floyd Felt youn Emporia business man was named president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at annual meeting held Friday at the Hoiel Broadview Mr Felt base ment manager at served as first vice president the past year He Glen elected first president and Brock sec ond vice nt the meeting Bob was named nnd Charles Way mnn was Seven directors and tve directors were chosen nt Frl HIs statement was read by Nori man Shrank secretary of the Brooklyn Communist party CAR TAG DELINQUENTS ARK AGAIN No warns ngt Glenn of April If prospects highway patrolman for a change in appointive I of doing something constructive Fools dny carried by a vote of 67 to 54 only four votes over the constitutional majority of 63 Opponents argued that the measure would permit swapping of state jobs brighten he was reported willing to remain n reasonable time Chances Dim Chances of making real advances next Tuesday of motorists who are to drive curs and trucks 1947 license Ser p says that his spot j lor T In the major task of restoring checks this week indicate several and me nouse i of n trucks still arc wearing Improper or the present which bans such The flour measure with opposi tion led by Rep Dale Bryant wick county passed 63 to 38 Receiving House approval Friday S Principle on relatively minor Ger was a which would permit the I man and that conflicts creation of industrial districts outi hardened on such things as side city limits to be governed reparations and economic unity by landowner directors vote being flay Harold Chand ler Champ Graham Mouth Dick Dr Roger and Vic Peck are the new directors while Alex Daughtry Clayton Martin Dr John Bud Stanley Chase Wil son nre Tha entire group will take April 1 at the were Vic Whitaber of national di rector Arnold May uf the Topeka Junior Chamber who a from the capital city Mr of arrangements tu t lona I convention France nnd In the district Patrolman Baden reports The penalties will be pretty costly for persons arrested If found guilty In court a likely would by court Added to convention at Topeka April 24 23 25 A held following the ti distributed on the basis of one to penalty Just for c f Russians told the buying Inte the penalties i Navy Training committee that they would not In gainst violators would amount to I accept economic unity unless plus the price of the Don council the acre The Senate parsed Friday and 1 were assured beyond a doubt of tapes sent to the governor a to create i Carttar student a 5tate real estate board to license i president Friday an peka Real Estate board and S J plans for R peace pact Figley president of the Kaunas i conference between student coun City Real Estate board Sen cil members of the two schools at ator Capper was the host BETHANY COLLEGE TO PRESENT HANDELS MESSIAH Lawrence April 22 Rivalry between the schools has produced numerous campus raids and episodes since Lindsborg March 29 original pact was made back In Bethany College Oratorio will give its 134th presentation of The Kansas State council will Handels Messiah Sunday In hold Bn meeting next week Presser hall The Messiah also Cantar said o get a clear 1m will be sung Easter Sunday night 1 Preste of student opinion about TYr arrangements with the K TenYear Tax Picture Shows No Substantial Increase A at the 10year prop erty tax picture in Emporia rit and regulate real estate brokers do ing business in Killed by being passed over Fri day the last day for consideration in either chamber of any hut its own appropriation bills was a Senate which would have taken the roof off of levy limits for schools In second class cities common school j closes that unlike many other Kan rural high school sas towns the total tnx levy here has not risen substantially during with Cruise To Europe includes Big Ships March 29 Navy announced it two new and TWO large carriers to northern European waters In June on for US Academy Dr David will direct chorus of 500 voices Soloists will be Florence Vlck land soprano Gertrude Berggren contralto and John Grant bari SENTENCED ON KIDNAP U for enforcing the peace pact tone all of New York and Ralph Niehaus tenor of Chicago Enjoy a good comedy attend CHARGE THEN PAROLED Wichita March 29 Verna Grace Gibbons was sentenced to the Lansing Industrial farm for The House has before it 192 Sen ate and the Senate faced with the disposition of 133 House bills The House was scheduled tc meet at 10 oclock this morning with ad expected at noon Both bodies intended to consider only noncontroversial legislation at the Saturday sessions is past decade Tn 1937 the tax f state county Come Rain or Shine by Junior tornen then was placed on parole Taylor Hall Monday ror two years following her plea of guilty m district court to a charge The Clubhouse at Country Club be closed tonight no activities of any EaMer Of kidnaping third with taking Jerry Hen 4 from his parents Mr and Mrs Paul Hendriy Mrs Kiger told the court through counsel that she to the bov and did Supply prg i not kidnap him for FOR STATE INCREASED Wichita March 29 State Corporation commission has ap proved increase hi the Kansas daily oil allowable for and was mills per assessed valua tion while in 1946 it had risen but mills to mills A graph would show no characteristic trend After 1933 the Tax rate increased slowly until 5n 1941 it thr 10yrar 59 Tn 1942 there was a substantial drop to mills but the following yar H bounced back to near Its former level Another drop 5n 1944 was followed by an Increase Ic 1945 The following vrar mills County taxes least variation mills 5n 1937 to have shown thr rising from 603 high of In 1943 The point was reached in 1042 the tax at that time only six mitts Taxes levied by the state are alone In showing a crease over the 10yrar span They moved from in a peak of In 1941 then Kan until tit they were only 65 mills Table Story The table exact to i over the 31 ly what has been s or Emporia by the Com O Hare Mere dirh srd Fort the fr thr for and Scot tAnd Oslo Oca April The hike Is from to 31 56 was noted barrek the prevailing since midyear of slight 10car span Item j The largest tax levy that for thr schools Its 10year history Complete Max Factors also shows thr i from muu tn 1937 to In i N j 51 MJS
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