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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - January 13, 1951, Galveston, Texas HILL'S CAFE 15th End Saturday Sunday Broiled Gratia Salad Hot Butter Me Ih One Hundred end Ninth of Public Service W. L MOODY CO. IMf rrrr fi mn. laj wr of ESTABLISHED 1842 AD ait 6ALVESTON, JANUARY 13, 1951 New Curb Plan Ambitious Truman's Economic Message Outlines Billion in Arms Jan. 12. President Truman asked congress today to raise taxes by much than a year and outlined a defense program totaling He called for broader more men women in the armed forces within a few and more in defense production by Jan. 1. The message drew gasps from Wall street and some criticism on Capitol TREMENDOUS SCOPE The President laid down a gram of tremendous scope and rifice foreshadowing austerity for the American He made it clear that the stiff new taxes he wants will hit every pocketbook from top to bottom of the income The brunt of the income tax increases at least would fall on the Income Mr. Truman sent along a word report by his Council of Eco- nomic Advisers which tax increases should be imposed at all but by far the of the additional revenue must come from the middle and lower tax BULK OF INCOME are the brackets In which the great bulk of the income la Mr. mo hint at the sloe of the budget ho present to congress ex- to be around for year starting July X UeX He said that by the end of defense and foreign aid ing alone should hit a rate be- tween and a That Is roughly double today's All be called for In the present fiscal year and ending June The total would go for actual Military and foreign aid spending lending and Other abore expenses would be over and The whole ably would not be actually laid out by June 90. 1KO. Many contracts signed before that time would not require payment until The President asked for power build defense factories where Turn to Page 1. Bee ONE Vol. 109, No. 271 LIFE THEY SAVED Billy 13-year-old Boy and Chief ef Police Cy Donnelly of exult la having saved the life of Billy's 16-month-oM Robin from a choking spell brought by whooping Billy applied artificial respiration BatU Donnelly arrived to breathe Into the Billy didn't quite pass his tests hut summer for a Scowl merit for life Yelling Reds Charge 2nd Division Center COAST GUARD IN SEARCH Couple Lost In East Bay A middle-aged couple from believed to be Mr. and Mrs. F. C. were believed lost n East Bay somewhere off Port late The couple disappeared Thursday after hiring a skiff from Lind's about six miles northeast of Port They eft at S am. and Informed an attendant they would return by p.m. When they failed to the Attendant locked up the camp for the night and reported Friday to the Coast Guard tion at A search of the bay was with the Coast Guard picket and a 18-foot outboard Truman Asks Sharp Manpower Increase Jan. 12. President Truman sharply in creased the armed man power goal today to b June 10, and called for a Increase In workers producing weapons and other defense needs Congress members questione whether a draft of 18-year-olds 1 necessary to reach the objective They asked whether taking 18H would supply men fast EXTEND SERVICE There was talk of extending serv ice of draftees to 30 months In stead of the present 21. Defense officials said congress will be to take the limit off the number o women in the firmed two per cent. They aren't seeking to draft Mr. Truman disclosed that 1951 will bring a heavy Impact on the nation's manpower He sale the armed forces must be given another million persons In the nex few This apparently woult bring the services close to the new target BOOST FORCE Mr. Truman said manpower needs would total labor force by eight per cent and require more OCCASIONAL RAIN Forecast for and Partly with showers and not much in to occasionally strong erly o SUN MOON AND TIDES for Jan. 13 p.m high and low nnd p.m. TEMPERATURES and precipitation re- ported from other the 24-hour period at p.m El Fort Worth Hounton Ban Antonio fts 70 HI fit A7 71 71 4.1 32 Bn 13 34 4fl M 07 Rain women and older plus longer hours In essential New workers must be he and emphasis should be upon training and recruitment of unmarried women and married women without young Support should be extended to nursery schools as an aid to ers who want Mrs. Anna M. power expert and assistant tary of disclosed the armed forces speed up In testifying before the senate preparedness tee studying manpower REQUEST HIKE She told the group yesterday the was by June 30, held to that figure by limited training She said today this hud been increased on request of the Joint chiefs of staff and that secretary of defense and the President approved It this Senator Lyndon Johnson chairman of the subcommittee extension of the draft to Include boys of 18, called for a study of the effect of a compromise Johnson asked Mrs. Rosenberg supply by Monday information whether the compromise would ow the armed forces to Increase with sufficient REDUCE LIMIT Mrs. Rosenberg already had told group that the draft would have to Include fathers and probably some veterans unless he age limit Is reduced to cover 18-year-olds. Draft age now Is 19 through 28, boys must register at 18. are large exempted and defense officials told the committee yesterday that only about 10 per cent of the present Iraft manpower pool of some 8- could qualify under present Length of service Is 21 n the the defense that this be lengthened o 27 STRETCH Johnson told the hearing s some sentiment In and 2li North riatte as 21 Cly city 44 3r, city i 21 Unit city 30 Hnn flo 3n 2.1 m In 32 Wy 40 1.1 4o no 30 N.n. 2J> 8 Bureau boat patrolling the bay and Its inlets throughout the area until sunset without No sign of either the missing couple or the skiff was Deputy Sheriff C. G. Faggard of Gllchrist also launched a boat to join the reported Ing their automobile parked near the Lind It was through the registration of the car and papers found Inside that the probable Identification No. 6 Board Slashes Rates Session Bows to Opposition At a session of re- cently defeated directors of Water Control Improvement District the couple SON ASKS AID in W. W son of Mr. and Mrs. Miller reported to authorities In Jefferson county that his parents were He said they had taken his Intending to drive to Port Bolivar to dredge for oysters and to Deputy Sheriff Faggard said that the attendant at camp failed to register the of the man and woman who hired the boat The attendant told Faggard that it was not customary to take the names of especially when they place a deposit for loan of the The Coast Guard searching crews were directed by Coxswain Larry M. Cook Believed Hiding In Area of Wyoming Jan. 12. Police said tonight they believed that 23-year-old William E. charged with murder of eight was wounded and hiding near 130 miles east of A state-wide alarm cast and special officers were signed to the A small scout plane was also put Into the Police said their belief stemmed rom a made last night that a man answering Cook's lon had fled in a grey Plymouth car Into the Guernsey district SEINING RESTRICTIONS Jan. 12. The and Oyster sion went on record today Ing legislation to tighten tions on seining in Texas inland Such restrictive legislation on seining would ban the use of all except for in in- land No. f. Friday it was voted to reduce minimum water rates from to a month and sewer from to a meeting wan held at district 2311 nth street Action was taken on vote for redactions east by C. W. J. J. secretary of the and W. the 05E OPPOSES Henry H. a over director whose term does not expire for another voted against the Reduction of water and sewer rates was a prime issue In the election of last an election that saw field and Green defeated by a group which had the port of Green announced after the vote that the rate reductions would be effective at the next of the district A fifth member of the who was appointed several weeks Clem was present but not He has yet to qualify by posting bond with the PAID FOR METERS The again conceding to the taxpayers all their demands prior to last Tuesday's agreed to reimburse consumers of the district from available funds in the treasury for meters they had in- The cost of these meters was The three defeated dates signed checks to each ant Friday but Freudenberg declined to He said he preferred to wait until all claims were Green announced after the Ing that any consumer who wished receive his refund should see ask for his Lawyer Says Lukovich Will Claim Salary Thornton Asserts Case Will Be Settled Finally by March By E. HEBZ Ambrose whom the 3ourt of Civil Appeals Thursday d was entitled to the office of police and fire will e over the office early In R. R. counsel for predicted Thornton contended that appeals lied by Johnston's counsel would extend over a and that Lukovich would be in office at least two months be- fore the next city election in WILL DEMAND MONET Thornton also charged that the ruling the appellate court en- titled Lukovich to the salary of the office from last 1949. He said that and Fire Commissioner Walter L. Johnston will be asked to turn over to vich approximately paid to him 1949, when he renders the city is not required to make but Lukovich will look to Johnston to pay the Thornton Thornton also contended that If an appeal Is made to the Texas Supreme Court in Johnston's be- in his opinion the court will not take ONCE Supreme Court turned down a former appeal of Johnston's and will turn down this Thornton Thornton explained that the statutes clearly define methods of throwing out when good votes can not be determined from bad provision provides for de- claring the entire election he second provides for a prorata and the the Minnesota method of declaring 20 per cent of the ballots Asked if it were possible to de- termine on which ballots assist ance was given by the presiding Judge of precinct 14, in which votes cast were ordered thrown BIG BLOW shooting skyward more a towers feet tat the air after a valve on a water broke IB Kansas The saate broke when attempted to re- pair small leak In the In the City's Union Turn to Page 2. THREE TO REPLACE Green announced also that plans are in the making to fill the board vacancy created through the ure of Albert Balducci to was one of three new directors elected last Tuesday but was found after the election not to be a property owner and taxpayer within the secretary of the laid he had been informed orally iy Attorney General Price Turn to Page 2. See FIVE Rains Stretch Over Texas Areas Friday By The rm. Rains stretched up the east side of Texas Friday night from south of toward the Red river and over to Texarkana had a heavy Lighter rains fell at Tyler Waco and Skies were clear from Abilene Clouds covered most of East Moist air from the Gulf over- running a stationary cool air mass caused the At their top Friday temperatures ranged from 48 at Texarkana to 84 at in the Pan- had a Another cold front coming in from the west brought a forecast of partly cloudy weather and lower temperatures An- other warmup was to begin Sunday afternoon in West In a 24-hour period ended at p.m. Friday there were these rain Waco kana Austin Palestine Galveston Bryan Junction Tyler and San a Sweeping Defense Becomes Law Jan. 13. President Truman signed a civil defense today and called on all Americans to pitch in and help with the gigantic Job of readying the home front for jbie enemy The sweeping rushed through the recent lame duck sion of the 81tt a program to prepare major industrial centers to cope with the of at- tack by germ or gas It provides for extensive shelter with the cost split between the federal and state establishment of nationwide air raid warning stock piling of medical and training a volunteer corps of civil defense Mr. Truman signed the legislation at a White House ceremony attended by con- gressional leaders and civil defense Administrator F. Battle Area Reading Hits 21-Below-Zero Jan. 13. Korean Reds before dawn today hit the United States Second Division front in Central Korea with a series of banzai charges in 21- The yelling Communists rushed the center of the 15-mile Second Division sector south of in two Both were beaten off. Then the Reds threw a heavier Four companies of Reds struck the division's west manned by French Fierce fighting raged as the morning wore The enemy loosed heavy ing on the east flank of Second Division IO Like the attack against the French it also William C. Barnard of the with the Second reported a tremendous build up of Red strength east and south of rubbled and burned per cent de- by air assault by Second Division The entire Second Division front threatened by two Communist roadblocks to its rear in both the south and southeast A Second Division spokesman said the Reds were mainlining a Bid for Peace U.N. Will Forward Cease-Fire Plan 48-hour-old road block about 10 a previous plan to confront air miles south of on the road to strategic eral villages were captured the Enemy forces had clamped block near the town of Ochi on lateral highway SI miles southeast of Ochl Is nine west of the road and rail Junction of which Is 85 miles east of MAM The Communist mass on the Korean western building up for an expected fresh assault on Iks withdrawing U.S. Eighth began shifting eastward on two fed troops to the central either to reinforce the North hacking at the Second to exploit any The other poured Rede out of 38 south of into t new assembly point north of 40 miles southeast of Seoul about midway between Seoul and Allied sources regarded the shin a Ansong as the most They believed the Red strategy was o try for a breakthrough at Ansong and wheel westward to tht sea In an to cut off alii on the western front Ant With Allied air and artillery the French an hitch main column of the Secon Division In Central Korea threw a sharp Red attack on its northernmost one and alf to two miles south of Wonju ind even regained some groun hat had been lost Bernard reported the Allies two hills In the northeast LAKE Jan. 13. The United Nations decided tonight to forward its peace bid to Red China through the 60-mem- ber political dropping with a Hectic last-minute between leading Ing India and deferred until tomorrow the political Turn to Page 2. See FOUR U.S. Football Solons To Make Rules Here The nation's top football coaches athletic newsmen devotees from over thi United States will be guests o Salveston when the National Foot ball Rules Committee holds its an meeting here next The scheduled to mee Monday through Thursday in Hole will iron out three major 951 football clock the fair catch rule the of DEAN OF COACHES COMING Star of the convention will be he dean of American In the to this period to 30 The senator was critical f the defense for ng to draft 18-yonr-olda 93 PIECES OF EQUIPMENT FIGHT CHICAGO BLAZE 3 Die in Million Dollar Fire of should Jan. 12. firemen were killed today when flamas swept a huge warehouse along the Chicago river just north of the Loop and touched off a rific The dead firemen were identified as John 40, of engine Company 40, Henry R. 80, of engine Company 11 and Lieut. Jake 45, engine Company 42. Tho blast rocked the building nnd a wall Fire Commissioner John pnn estimated damage at Tho building was occupied by several confectionary stores which hutl largo stores of Inflammable J. tho Thousands of persons from busy Loop lined the bridges and upper street level of Drive to watch the billowing smoke that ascended 150 feet into the air and blackened the entire Firemen braved the burning ruins to dig for the trapped The Merchandise Mart nearby was almost hidden by tho dense A war veteran witness described the explosion as bomb burst without Ambulances from the entire near North Side area were rushed to tho The a four brick Is situated on the north of the Chicago Civil defense Finn Five was put Into effect ing 150 policemen nnd nil fire equipment in the A 1 The flames rose 160 feet into tho 1 and glowing embers were wafted on a west ing surrounding Traffic on La Salle street was closed because of the danger from tho collapsed George a salesman for the National Broadcasting Com- and two other NBC em- were returning from lunch when they discovered the fire and turned in the Firestone looked like an ordinary fire at The flames coming out of the freight doors were put Then about ten firemen moved In and began training their hoses through the windows on the second and third stopped and flames a tremendous It was like a bomb burst without You feel the wind where we were standing about 60 feet the north wall swayed out and began to The ten firemen underneath didn't have a chance to Dr. Herman N. dent of the Chicago Board of rushed to the scene with a medical kit to give first aid to the Dr. Bundesen issued an urgent appeal to citizens in the area within a mile of the house to boll all water used for cooking or Ninety-three pieces of fire manned by 341 were thrown into the battle against the A Salvation Army mobile ten was set up at tha scene to servo coffee and doughnuts to the firo The deaths were reported J. fire by Amos Alonzo ruler of the University of Chicago grid iron for 30 Homer H. coach at Texas A. A M. College and veteran of many a rules committee confided Friday that th meeting well last longer than four Those coaches just don't leave until the problems are Among the nationally famous ures attending will be H. O. athletic director of the Uni- versity of Lou head coach of Columbia Madison director athletic of Southern Methodist who will serve as western statas and Lloyd Jordan of dent of the American Football Coaches CRISLER IS CHAIRMAN Crisler Is titular head of the com- It is made up of 11 men elected by the National Collegiate Athletic Association and composed of one representative from each NCAA plus the ife member and Among newsmen expected are representatives of three press plus sports writers of newspapers throughout the The rules committee Is made up of E. E. secretary of the University of A. A. D. O. Dartmouth Dr. vood A. Wallace Duke Carroll C. Ohio E. C. University of Bell of E. L. seventh and Frank eighth in circles Turn to Paga 2. See TWO approval of the peace bid formula submitted assembly's three-man MOTION MADE A threatening deadlock on of truce group's formula was averted when Israeli Delegate Aubrey 8. Eban late in the day came forward with the necessary said to hare overwhelming support lined Although the stipulates that a must place first in It is knowledged among leading gates at tonight that shin In tactics from to political leaves to exchange further sages with CONSULTATION STAGE mounted at Success Instead of rejection hy might begin for a fire through Immediate ment of the big power consultation stage proposed under point Such a procedure was in minds of the Arab delegations who may amend trace principles to combine the stipulation with provision fering Red China with Britain and United States for a Far Eastern ment The United States consented to forwarding the peace big to as embodied In the motion offered it is open to question whether any on the cease-fire priority would receive full can Both the United States and Soviet bloc maintained silence during an afternoon marked by speeches from a dozen small power delegates who were filling time while the maneuvers were under Earlier In the Britain ed five countries on whether they would sponsor the as a They Burma and None of the five nations units In Hoover Cites Support for Policy Stand Jan. 12. President Herbert Hoover today that a f name calling and against his foreign policy tand has backfired by support behind his He made the statement in a er to Sen. William F. Knowland who had asked Mr. Hoover bout public reaction to his Dec. 20 in which he called for a alt to military aid to Western Eu- ope until It erects a gainst The nation's only living whose address set off a oric foreign policy debate both in nd out of said apcr editorials indicate that erland is firmly behind Is Mr. Hoover's assertion came in he face of renewed demands by Republicans for an iate showdown on President nan's plan to send more U.S. troops o Mr. Truman told his news con- yesterday that while he ould consult the lawmakers on ending troops he would ot be bound by thoir He .Id that as he Turn to Page 2. See SIX
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