Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 28, 1953, Harrisonburg, Virginia The Associated Press Greatest News Service Of DRIVE The Life You Save May Be Your Own VOL. 115, NO. 18. NEWS FEATURE SERVICES MAY 28, 1953. TOR BUSINESS OFFICE OR DEPARTMENT DIAL 4-TS4S FIVE CENTS Council Adopts For Coming Year Million Tax Rate Schools Discussed municipal budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 was adopted on first reading last night by the Harrisonburg City There were no changes In the tentative draft which had been prepared by City Manager Arthur L. Dow and checked with members of the Last night was advertised as the night for the publio hearing on the While the Council Chamber was crowded almost to none spoke regarding the Mrs. Leland chairman of the Citizens Committee for as spokesman for the large group said they all hoped the Council would see fit during the coming fiscal year to start work on the Point 2 of the city school building This Involves the construction of the Kelster elementary school in the southern part of for which the site has been and for a sizeable addition to the Waterman The addition to the high completed some months was the Point One project on the City School Board The Point 2 If carried out fully according to tentative proposals would cost around This sum would Include the construction of two streets to the new school site and the complete equipment for this as well as the Waterman school addl Such an undertaking would have to be financed by a bond or a loan funds it was pointed An increase in the city tax rate might be re it was Point 3 of the school program is the construction of a new elementary school in the eastern part of the city and the building of an addition the The budget adopted last night is based on the same tax rate and the amounts involved are in IKS budget for the current fiscal This the first drafted under the new form of Was adopted much earlier than any budget in recent In in some the budget was adopted until after the June 1 The will meet Monday night toj pass the budget ordinance on second reading and complete the Principal revenue items in the budget real estate taxes personal property taxes admission taxes parking meters business licenses electric department water department sewer charges Included in the revenue side of the budget are these estimates aid from the for for public assistance and for street and from the ABC Principal expenditures include for the electric for for the water for public for streets for street for refuse for debt The new budget anticipates a balance of from the fiscal and will leave an estimated surplus of The new budget is in that a number of bookkeeping transfers from one fund to another are not added in one place ana subtracted In another to be included in the overall Mayor Loewner pointed out that any steps toward financing the proposed new school units would not be included in the as these would require a special similar to that which financed the high school addition and then covered by city The Council already has purchased the site for the Keister and has appropriated funds F QUEENS ARE OFF TO THE RACES * QUEEN ELIZABETH II of Great Britain and her Queen Mother slip away from the feverish preparations for the coronation to attend the house races at Hurst Spectators applaud the arrival of the royal ladies who smile their approval of the crowd and the warm and sunny on page 4. col. 8) The Weather VIRGINIA Fair Thursday 68-75 Cool at Friday fair and rather WEST VIRGINIA Fair Thursday with high 64-70. Cool at Friday some cloudiness with warmer in Dale Enterprise High Low Set Rain 79 56 63 Year ago 77 47 71 5-yrs. 74, 55 67 BC Will Honor Miller Family Mrs. Minor C. Miller and Children Chosen By Alumni May 27-The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Minor C. Miller and their children will be honored at Bridgewater College Alumni Day according to Rufus B. of the Alumni The Rev. Mr. of the Virginia Council 6f and Mrs. Miller are both graduates of Their eight five daughters and three also alumni and alumnae of the Lawrence their oldest practices medicine in W. their next oldest is a minister in youngest ment in Three of their Mrs. Frances A. Mrs. Garnett New and Mrs. W. are Miss Kathryn their youngest will receive a B. S. degree from June 1, in home Miss Carolyn another is a graduate student in English at the University of Besides honoring the Minor C. Miller the Alumni award of the year will be presented at the Alumni banquet Saturday Dr. Paul H. president emeritus of will make the The Rev. A. Ray assistant director of the Ten Year Development will preside at the George A. an alumnus and a Maryland newspaper will be the principal speaker on page 2. Col. 1) Driving Test Dates Changed In Area Beginning June 1, driving tests will be given in Harrisonburg on Mondays and Tuesdays instead of Thursdays and Fridays as has been the Other changes in driving test schedules instead of and third Friday instead of first and third Saturday morning tests to and fourth Friday to second and fourth College Trustees Elect at Dayton W. O. Cooley Named President of Shenandoah Board to Daily May 27-W. O. Washington was elected president of the Shenan doah College and Conservatory board of trustees at the annual meeting held here He succeeds Elmer of who retired after 30 years of administrative relationship to the He will remain as a member of the Administrative officers of the college and conservatory were reelected as Troy R. C. H. dean and J. V. dean of Mrs. I Forrest rector and public relations Other members of the board of trustees Rev. C. D. W. Dr. T. L. W. Dr. E. N. Dr. F. L. Rev. D. F. Ira David J. K. E. C. and R. B. all of W. L. W. Dwight Rev. C. W. and Dr. E. E. Miller and J. L. Mrs. John A. was elected to fill the unexpired term of the late Rev. J. R. One third of the board is elected annually for Rev. James A. of was re-elected on page 2, Col. 1) Poulson Is Elected Mayor of Los Angeles LOS May 27 Ufi - Congressman Norris Poulson was Los his election victory snapped the record term of Fletcher Bowron head man for 15 onetime Oregon farm had a majority of 34,898 in the balloting which attracted 546,-818 new high in a city election Republican Poulson indicated he will resign shortly from the House of where he hat sat for 11 He takes over as mayor at per annum or July 1. The office is Churchill Points Out Ties Between US And Britain Says Nations Share Dictatorship Queen Hears Speech By RELMAN MOWN May 27 Minister Churchill address 1 ng Queen Elizabeth II directly today emphasized the links between the United States and Britain and said the nations share a common of He spoke at a luncheon young Queen in Westminister Hall that had as its theme the birth of a new Elizabethan The occasion was a kind of family affair of the British Common The prime ministers and chief officers of 52 siore than 750 in present The was the relationship between Britain and the nations of the chose to cus special attention on relations with the United kej of the British constitutional monarchy and ' the republic of the United States of is the hatred of he here and across the ocean over the generations and the cen the idea of the division of has lain deep the root of our We do not want to live in a system dominated er by one man or one Apparently In bubbling spirits Churchill was at his forensic best By he was serious and then a mighty pipe then a He led into his statements about relations with a deadpan reference to the spasm of bickering set off by former Prime Minister Clement Attlee In a parliamentary Attlee had made some remarks about the American Churchill must be very careful nowadays in what we say about the American I will fore content myself with the observation that no constitution written in better JL Han echoed the explosion of Churchill permitted himself a small His blue eyes twink he was serious he have much more than that in com oion with the great Churchill is 78. a grey and doughty He the young Queen that have on page 2, col. 4) Phone System Here One of Six In U. S. India Experts Check Two executives of India's are as fine and up-to-date as any Sunrise and Sunset Sunrise 4:55 Sunrise tomorrow 4:55 Sunset today 7:31 STATE INCOME TAX 1952 must be PAID before July 1, 1953. C. B. 5-28:6-12-20c OPEN SATURDAY CLOSING NOTICE I Alfred Ney Co. will be open all Will be closed Memorial 1 day to 8 p. m. Saturday Frozen Foods Corp. 5-28-2tc 5-28-2tc telephone net in this country since February 27 as 4" guests of the inspected the Harrisonburg Telephone Company's new for transmitting 16 conversations simultaneously over two and were greatly R. 31, director at New Delhi for telephones of India's Northern and V. O. 42, carrier maintenance group officer at Madras for telephones of India's Southern after inspecting America's newest telephone systems and in New Kansas Dallas and new dial and especially its although not as large as those in the big cities we FOOD and WHITE SALE Denton's May 30. Cedar Grove EUB Church 5-27 to 29c we have seen in Telephone officials here consider this high in view of the fact that the big cities named above are the only ones in the U. in addition to where telephone systems were inspected by the visitors from Local phone officials are likewise ' pleased because which is hardly in class with New Kansas Dallas and was the only small city selected by the Federal Communications Commission for the telephone experts from India to The FCC brought the two citizens of India to this and mapped out their itinerary so on page 3 col. 1> City Cuts Weeds On Vacant Lots Start On Municipal Property - Owners Told of Ordinance Harrisonburg has embarked upon its annual weed and tall grass cutting City Manager Arthur L. and Dr. William B. director of the Health Department jointly announced The program is under the supervision of City Engineer Charles C. Kestner and City Carl B. Showalter who is in charge of insect and rodent City Manager Dow poins out that the clean up is carried out under Section 17-38 of the City The ordinance provides that owners of all vacant property in the city shall cut and remove weeds and other foreign growth at intervals to be designated by the City Upon failure of the owner of such vacant lots to cut weeds and other the city manager may have the cutting done and the owner billed for the If the owner fails to pay by tax Ike Agriculture Dept. Revamping Plan Is Approved Russell Resolution Of Disapproval Is Defeated 46 to 29 May 27 Eisenhower's reorganization plan for the Agriculture Department a Senate vote of confidence A 46-29 roll call killed a resolution of disapproval offered by Sen. Russell 1 The 29 votes for the Russel resolution were 20 short of the number needed to reject the A Presidential reorganization plan can be blocked by either the Senate or the but only if at least 49 senators or 218 House members vote against it. The house has not yet voted on the Agriculture Department plan Unless it turns it the plan will go into effect on June 4. Pending in the House ts a resolution by Rep. Fountain similar to that of to kill the Only one Sen. Langer of North and gen Wayne Morse join ed 27 Democrats in voting for Russell's Supporting the President's plan were 35 Republicans and 11 Only 75 of the 96 Senators in fighting the reorganization called for a statement of administration farm Russell attacked the plan as giving Secretary of Agriculture Benson check and said Benson no He also criticized he said was the and see of Benson on an over-all farm and said the secretary make up his mind and take the farmer into his con Russll said the reorganization plan an invitation for Congress to abandon its and if it is approved may as well shut up shop as far as agricultural legislation is But Sen. Aiken said the would give Benson to see to it that all the agencies carry out the intent of He predicted it would result in economies which might reach plan would give Benson full reshuffle aU but four of the score of agencies now under his general Some of them have semi-independent but the reorganization plan would transfer all such powers to the then could delegate them as he sees Exempted from such change are the Commodity Credit the Federal Crop Insurance the Office of Hearing on page 3 col. 1) AF Fund Slash Nears Showdown High Level Parleys Held As Feud Over Cut Continues By HERB ALTSCHULL May 27 public feud over a proposal to cut Air Force brought on a round of high-level conferences today as the fight moved toward the showdown The issue probably will be dis cussed anew tomorrow morning President holds a news conference and Adm. Arthur W. Eisen choice for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of goes before a congressional Both Eisenhower and Radford are certain to be asked about the question Democrats and some Republicans in both houses of Con gress have been What will be the effect on this nation's security of the administra plan to cut Air Force funds five dollars in the fiscal year beginning July 1? Secretary of Defense whe has come under heavy fire as a result of the conferred today with Sen. Margaret South Korea Seeking To Modify Truce Plan Of US TOP JET ACES MEET THE PRESS JET ACES Capt. Joseph McConnell 31, of Apple and Capt. Manuel 28, of face a battery of and cameramen at a news conference at the Pentagon in The flyers look over a model of the type they flew in McConnell has 16 MIG to credit and 14%. They said they would like to return to Korea in preference to assignment in the United Ike Immigrant Legion States Plan Attack On Quota System May 27 ident Eisenhower's proposal to ad mit an additional 240,000 grants from Europe came undei heavy fire in a Senate hearing The American Legion opposed it as a on the system of admitting aliens under a national quota Crete businessman and chairman of the Legion's im migration testified foi the big veterans our investigators be 9� per cent correct in their risky decisions and wrong in the remaining 1 per he told immigration it would mean an addition of spies and saboteurs to our present Richard subcommitteE reported that U. S. secu rity officials in Europe had him 40 per of the refugees from East Germany are considered in the There was no Informa tion on the other 60 per he Republican Walter Judd of Minnesota attacked the bill's lack of any provision to admit Chinese e s p e c i a 1 ly Ameri leaders now in Hong its present said will do just as much good to enemies as if it were written in the He based that view on the idea that it would bolster propaganda that the U. S. is un Wonsan Blasted By Battlewagon New Jersey In Dash Around Peninsula To Stage Attack BULLETIN May 28 More 4,000 Chinese Redf slammed against South forward positions on the Centra and East-Central Fronts last nigh and early At last attacking Chi nese had been hurled back from six U. N. outposts but had wrested two forward positions from ROK Fighting was in progress at five other outposts By GEORGE A. MCARTHUR May 28 The battleship New Jersey dashed around the Korean Peninsula from the West to the East Coast and led a battering new assault on the Communist port of W o n s a r East Naval Headquarters said the Seventh Fleet flagship started bombardment of the rubbled Red target at 8:50 a.m. and destroyed at least four coast de fense guns and two Only last Monday the New Jer sey teamed with British fleet units for a surprise bombardment of the Communist West Coast port ol within easy striking range of Manchurian based Communist The Allied air war slackened Communist MIG pilots refused to challenge U. S. Sabre jets cruis ing over Northwest Korea lr search of a On Tuesday the MIOs had lost 12 planes in a violent of dogfights that totM losses this month to 51. * Australian Meteor on Page 20 Col. 3> I on page 8, col. 8) Fowler Fears Defense Cuts Will Lead To U. S. Demobilization ANNUAL LAWN PARTY Carl D. Lee V. F. June 6. Singers Glen 5-19TTSto5-20c CLOSING NOTICE Closed all day May 30, Memorial Farmers Produce tax as to public the with a minimum expenditure of nail be collected as of the behind I to curtail the Air Force funds and may be leading this nation into de- mium must always be related to In other developments on the Air On Page 20 Col. 4) music shop of doing too WHITE SULPHUR ing i Smith and asked for I 1� on the i H. said the maximum security and shall other taxes are The city's work crew started this week with cutting on As soon as the property has been the crew will proceed throughout the cutting on any lot not taken care of by the The city manager pointed out that property owners have only a limited time to have their weeds and other growth cut if they do not wish to be billed by the city for the Make Last Ditch Attempt Before Terms Accepted By ROBERT B. TUCKMAN May 28 The South Korean not consulted and balking angrily at secret terms of the U. N. Command's new truce today makes a ditch attempt to get it modified before its possible acceptance Monday by the An official government source said South Korea will present its own ideas to the Allied Command at today on how to solve the prisoner exchange The proble involves about 34,000 North Koreans and 14,500 Chinese prisoners who refuse to return home after an There will a series recommendations including important expressing the views of President Details of the Kdrean were not ' Stiffly observing the Korean member of the Allied truce Gen. Choi Duk was due to deliver his government's recommendations to Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison Jr. senior at The move subtly emphasized that while India and other countries were told in advance what the latest Allied truce plan would South Korea was not suited on the drafting of the plan although it was a member of the truce President Rhee was advised of the terms only an hour before it was presented last Monday to the General Choi boycotted that meeting at has vowed to fight on an armistice was signed that did not provide for unification of all Washington U. S. State Department officials said the idea of a Korean would-be pressed at a peace conference tb follow any truce ' The Allies presented their plan in At Allied request the negotiations were then recessed until next Members of the South Korean National Assembly blasted the Allied proposal as a and surrendering assembly vice implied that pressure from Britain forced the U. N. Command's revision of the new Yoon said the Korea should pack and go The U. N. Command and the Communists have kept mum -on details of the Allied truce But authoritative South Korean sources say it would turn final disposition of prisoners refusing repatriation to the U. N. General a political conference of Communist and Allied nations could not agree on their SPARKMAN SAYS TAFT MAY HAVE KILLED TRUCE May 27 Sparkman said today that Sen. Taft have torpedoed chances for a truce in with his speech in Cincinnati last ' the Senate majority suggested that might as well forget the United Nations as far as the Korean War is He said he did not believe in the U. N. as an effective means to prevent aggression and that if a truce cannot be reached tne United Slates should England and our other allies know that we are withdrawing from all further peace negotiations in Sparkman said this is diametrical of President Eisenhower's Taft's Sparkman told a to telling our India and on Page 20 Col. 2) the potential costs little too who was mobilization director under former President i cautioned against the give an album I forces and military bodies in the Df records for graduation or if in ling a new siren seeking to doubt give a gift certificate from Making a new plea for his over again into the sleep Itc I a national mobilization complacency and Fowler said that to achieve ' national Americans To ourselves against this And he voiced concern over what he called the administration's and cutback of armed forces and military production CLOSING NOTICE CLOSING NOTICE I May 30th, being a The stores holiday the be closed all day May 30 for following banks of the city and pay an insurance in money and material In an address prepared for a Memorial Day Checker Board Store Feeders Supply & Inc. W. M. Menefee & Quality Feed Inc. Rings Feed Rocco Inc. L. E. Valley Tuxedo Co. 5-27-2r,c Co. PROFESSIONAL NOTICE Will be back in office June 1. C. Corbin 5-27-2tc county will be closed for the day 5-27-3tc First National Va. Rockingham National The National Va. The Planters Va. First National Va. Farmers & Merchants Va. Fowler Americans must work for of mobilization that in normal times we would find intolerable meeting of the Apparatus taxes and reduction of civilian Makers Fowler CLOSED MEMORIAL HAY I CLERK'S OFFICE Rockingham Milling Co. and closed J. Robert 5-27-3U-! He CLOSING NOTICE Closed Saturday all Harrisonburg Wholesale Meat Co. 5-28-21C LAWN PARTY JUNE 6 Timberville Fire Co. 3-28-29:6-2-4-5-60 CLOSING NOTICE Will be closed May 30, Memorial Wampler Feed & Seed Inc. 5-28-2tc OUR HAT SALE CONTINUES with brand new haw especially Lilian Itc vfw lawn party this week on Coca-Cola N. 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