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Newport Daily News (Newspaper) - February 27, 1951, Newport, Rhode Island Weather Data A M I1 M low A M P M temperature high low 87 ESTABLISHED 1846 Vol 24 Local Forecast Cloudy colder tonight tonight low Gentle becoming moderate northerly night mid brink northerly day Detailed Report On Page Z R I TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27 1061 PAGES PRICE rare GI'S CRACK MAIN RED DEFENSE LINE COUNCILMEN SEND CITY BUDGET OVER MARK If Adopted Would Send Tax Rate This Year Up To Tentatively approving the lic works department and School Committee budget requests day night tho Representative Council budget committee sent Its growing 1051 budget over With more than 000 still to be added for fire and school retirement funds the temporary budget it made permanent would add around to this year's tax rate of GO or a 1951 rate of 70 The budget will go to a ing committee for a downward revision Paul F Murray council chairman had not decided today whether tho pruning committee would be a sub-committee or the full committee of 20 For the first time in about 20 years the council tentatively adopted tho full amount ed by the School Committee The committee had requested Edward J Corcoran School Com- chairman and Carl H superintendent 01 schools explained the federal grant This cut the school request to which the budget committee tentatively adopted Bond Issue Discussed Councilman Salvatoro L clamo explained that his tion on r proposed bond issue for repairing school buildings sub- mitted for council action in March did not set a sum of a year Ho said it asked the School Committee to submit a survey of the schools and the amount required for necessary repairs bv March 15 The bond Issue which would be issued over a five-year period would be based on this total amount The public works department Continued On Page 2 Jalbert Woonsocket Republican Named By Roberts For Judgeship Governor Dennis J Roberts day sent to tho senate the pointment of Eugene L Jalbert Woonsocket as ate justice of the superior court Although a Republican during his active political career bert was endorsed by Franco- American party lead- ers Upon confirmation by the senate which is expected to go along with the appointment he will succeed Judge A Archambault of West Warwick who died last December Judge Archambault was A Democrat was active in can party affairs for many years until his resignation from the State Central Committee in 1940 Mayor Parent of a Democrat who earlier had nought support for tho withdrew last week in favor of Jalbert Four ot the present members of the superior court including Judge Mortimer A Sullivan of city are eligible to retire on full pension Others include Pre- siding Justice Charles A Walsh and Judges Patrick P Curran and 3 Frederick Frost Five Five Democrats Of the 10 members now on the bench five are Republicans and Eugene L Jalbert five The cans include Presiding Justice Walsh and Judges Walter Curry of this city Frost Philip C Joslin and Harold A Andrews The Continued on Page 4 Navy To Boost Sailors Clothing Allowance Mar 1 BOSTON Feb 27 cost of outfitting the men of the U S navy goes up March 1 But the navy will help ila Man- ors meet tho higher coat ing by raising initial ami quent clothing allowances Tho new navy price list has blue dress pants going from s pair to blue dress jumpers from to pea coats from to The Initial allowance for en- listed men however will be raised from the present to Enlisted men up to first class petty officer will got a monthly clothing allowance in- stead oC the current up to three years of After that will get instead ot 20 Chief petty officers with up to three years of service will i a month Instead of After three years service they will get instead of Truman Unconcerned At Ratification Of Amendment On President's Term FRENCH CABINET COLLAPSE FEARED Premier Members Clash Over Election Law Plan PARIS Feb 27 Rone Pleven's coalition govern is in serious danger and ma collapse tonight in a with parliament on how to con duct tho scheduled Novembe elections informed observers re ported Extreme pessimism over the lif of tho cabinet wan expressed I the corridors as the National met for a series of vote of confidence on proposed election law reform Tho cabinet has proposed dras tic modification of the present pro representation system in n move to cut the lopsided Com munist membership In the Nation al Assembly Premier Pleven sale the vote on thla question would be one of confidence in the three party middle-of-the-road govern mont May Vote Some observers say the As sembly might agree to take up thi election proposal for anc thus give Pleven of con But then these observers said t wait likely Parliament would 0 on to defeat the actual plan hough they want to reduce the Communist members the Social Continued on Page 4 Ferry Asks Jamestown Town Council For Early Vote Requested The Terry Company stipulated to the town Town Council Monday night that the final of the sub- sidy it was requesting from tho town was The amount was above the sum asked for last month what Is needed to pay off a lien on the ferry town recently as the result of n libel suit suit against the company filed by tho Electric Boat Company of Groton Conn which alleges nn unpaid of Tho heating on the libel action was postponed for ten days by Judge lj Leahy Monday to tho company time for filing nn answer In Providence U S District Court The asked tho council to cull a town mooting nt tho cm Host date possible to DIP subsidy voted on It Is Uio continued the torn had to mod Immediately to have tho Introduced Tim council to T town nov for lUidy and i In Florida Meanwhile It was learned that M James a director of and attorney for the ferry company had to his winter homo in St Petersburg Fla after four I days in Jamestown I Previously the had re- fused to act on tho libel suit with out his advice The requests sub- mitted to council were voted at a directors meeting Friday The company's earlier request for funds made January 22 fied among other things that the company had a bank note which fell due February 24 last Saturday Ferry Manager John F Boono said Monday that the had been renewed and said that if the subsidy were forthcoming he ex the company to pull through Tho company was labelled solvent last week by Goulot director of the state eau of audits who made an In- of company records Karly Mooting Date Councilman Alfred W Bowser who was present at tho council after several weeks of now said that It was ate tho council had not had more time to the ferry company's Jn voting to refer the request to Bowser wild ho felt nn curly date for the town meeting should bo sot Ho added that he was not personally in favor of voting money to tho ferry company and that he endorsed the state ferry authority due to come before tho state senate corporations com- Wednesday Councilman Jay B Continued on Page 2 WASHINGTON Feb 27 UP President Truman showed com- plete cation of the constitutional ment limiting a president to two elected terms 1 havo no he said It doesn't affect me Mr comment was given to newspapermen by Secretary Joseph Short While the new 22nd amendment does not apply to Mr Truman it may become A talking point aa the time approaches for naming the 1982 Presidential candidates Former President Herbert ver also declined comment on the amendment The amendment while limiting future Presidents to two elective a person who has served two years or less ot an un- term to be elected twice on his own As President at the time th amendment was approved by the Republican controlled 80th Con gross Mr Truman was specifically exempted Thus ho would be permitted to run for a second full term in 1952 even though his White House ure would then fall within the ban set out in tho new amendment He has not said whether ho will run Nevada In State Utah and Nevada legislatures acted in quick succession Monday night to approve the amendment Nevada compelled action at P M become the stato to ratify tho amendment The constitution requires that amendments to it be ratified by of tho 36 at become law A two- thirds majority in Congress is re- quired to submit amendments to the states The amendment has been before the states since March 1947 Considered FDR The amendment when proposed was generally regarded as a re- buke to late President lin Roosevelt who won four terms in the White House He this broke Continued on 4 Auto Price Freeze To Be Extended By OPS WASHINGTON Feb 27 Officials of tho Office of Price Stabilization OPS said today hoy plan to extend the auto price which otherwise would ex- pire March 1 JOHNSTON NOD SEEN ON PAY FORMULA INCREASE Economic Stabilizer To Ask Shattered Wage Unit To Consider Modification WASHINGTON Feb 27 A high government official said today Economic Stabilizer ton will approve the 10 per cant catch up wage increase formula as It stands but will invite the Mattered board to Jle at once to consider tions This official who may not be quoted by name said the changes on which Johnston will suggest study might persuade the three abor members of the to return They quit in against the ten per cent tern This pattern wage Increases would authorize totaling 10 per cent between Jan 15 1950 and next July 1 The order from the national reduction Authority NPA a special priority rating for supplies for maintenance re- pair and operations excepting materials going into end products The new order a part of the whole controls program came on ho of one regulating tha civilian use ot products affecting Items in all and at a time when a declaration of national wage policy was Im- minent Material Shortages Cited Manly the NPA administrator said the new order s designed to enable business and firms schools and other to remain in good re- pair so that operate at a consistent with direct He added in a release that many enterprises and Institutions are now having great difficulty In materials and equipment or such order permits business The manufacturers prices of new cars now are frozen at the of last Dec 3 The order was issued in mid-December and was the first price control order y tho OPS Officials said ho order may be extended to April 1 to give them line to work out new regulations or of nil kinds KOI the two months the OPS has boon working on a Ion of the auto price freeze that vould permit the n Nome oases at raise rices to compensate for costs of production Tho agency has derided not to this revision separately but and other institutions to apply a priority rating culled to orders for ance repair and operating supplies without individual authorization y NPA The order applies to all business and to any federal state or local governmental agency It applies also to any legal public or private institution In tho States specifically ing schools libraries hospitals churches clubs and welfare establishments Rubber Curb lilts Many Items An order reducing or ing the use of natural rubber in a list of items ranging from auto Urea to baby pants and falsies will be issued by Thursday and will take effect that day The National Production NPA announced the forthcoming order Monday night By limiting usage of natural rubber to percentages ranging down to zero depending on the typo of product the order in fect will place a ly celling on civilian tion of natural rubber Imports beyand that amount will go Into stockpile pr military goods Manufacturers will be required to mix synthetic with natural ber They will be permitted a total consumption of both types in March an increase of roughly tons over this month Tires for smaller passenger cars will average not more than 18 per cent natural ruber larger sizes 22 per cent White walls will be banned and senger car tubes will contain syn- thetic rubber RFC PROBERS HEAR MINK COAT GIFT TRACED TO LAWYER Fur Piece Given To Woman Charged To Man Who Handled Loans WASHINGTON Feb 27 Senate Investigators received today that an mink coat delivered to Mrs B Mer Young lust fall was charged to the account of a Washington lawyer who has handled RFC loan applications Louis O Wheeler New York furrier who sold the coat laid I was first charged to Young about but that later the charge was switched to the account of Joseph J Rosen baum has been de- scribed by Investigators u ing power to Influence granting of RFC loans Wheeler testified before a Sen ate banking subcommittee which Is looking into the question whither influence and favoritism has figured In loans by the struction Finance Corporation Rep Sutton charged In a House speech recently that the coat was a payment for Influence in RFC loans He said that at least he had heard rumors to that effect Young whose wife la a White House stenographer to the Senate subcommittee last week that it was he who bought the coat Wheeler related that Rosenbaum had represented his New York when it obtained approval of its application for a RFC loan April 8 1050 N Y Blocked Loan Ho added that New York yers for tho RFC later blocked the loan and the firm was November that the money would not be loaned Wheeler described the coat M natural royal pastel mink Wheeler said the coat was paid for in two installments by baum who got a 10 per cent dis- count because he was the firm's lawyer Senator chairman of the Senate culled a public hearing to receive Wheeler's testimony Fulbright's subcommittee stirred President Truman to wrath ly with a report to the Senate that Young White House aide Donald Dawson find others have influenced huge Reconstruction Finance Corporation RFC loans called the report Insisting we are not Booking for any quarrel with the WHERE REDS PULL BACK IN VIRTUAL ROUT AS MUD Map located area in central Korea where estimated Reds pulled back to escape Allied trap three-pronged arrow net up by 10th Corps Operation Killer drive launched from and early thaw bogged down U N efforts to close pincers but back was described a virtual rout At and Allies were dug In on opposite sides of city On other flank U 8 miles beyond Broken line western front area where Reds open arrow turned back Allied patrol black arrow in Seoul area Hoover Sees 100 Divisions Needed To Hold Europe Warns Of Land War Mr Truman asinine told group's revived reporters hearings his are being held only to prove our re- port was not asinine Coat Made Rep Sutton made Issue of Mrs Young's coat ly He said It may be of costly white mink or received by Young as part of a fee for ing some firm to get an RFC loan Young flatly denied the tion Young announced Monday he Continued on Page 4 AIRLINER CRASHES TULSA Okla Feb 27 UP A mid continent passenger plane carrying 30 persons was reported to havo crashed near Municipal Airport shortly after 1 P M CST today First reports Mid the craft began to burn WASHINGTON Feb 27 Former President Herbert Hoove said today Europe can't be de less than 100 divi and there utmost Joop ardy in Involving the Unite States In a land war Testifying before the Senot relations and armed serv ceg committees on the Europe issue Hoover said In prepared It to me that there I only one real salvation for Burop at the present moment That is o build up the air and nava lower of the United States nnc so as to overwhelm Rus la In case of attack Hoover was one of several Re publican leaders called by the coin to give their views on th administration plan for nore troops Europe to bolste defenses against Soviet aggres ilon The former appears after Sonata Republican leade Wherry of Nebraska had assailed Gov Thomas B and Harold E for his Europ Wherry Air Wherry also struck at military advocates of ground warfare say Ing Congress must break tin noose that now hangs over our al The Nebraska lawmaker HC Dewcy of resorting to the tactic of smearing the resolution in his appearance before the Sen ate foreign relations and armed services committees last day The committees are considering a Wherry resolution which wouk record the Senate as opposed to President Truman's sending ad- troops to Europe until Congress has passed on the policy Wherry said Stassen wag con- fused in his interpretation of the North Atlantic treaty and that evidence against im- on Page 4 J Edgar Hoover Urges Cooperation Of Patriots To Guard U S Security By J Edgar Hoover Director i hrough an order applying to in This weeping order will toll urers how much they can charge ver and above their actual costs But this order be ready y March t It should be ready In March That's why according to the OPS officials the freeze will be extended federal Bureau of Investigation Written for the Associated WASHINGTON Feb 27 ho internal security of the United States can bo maintained inly with tho full cooperation of 11 patriotic Americans As our mobilization reality we those who would to America will move into action The party USA has become more and more nn program becomes a must expect underground organization Tt is imperative that tho public understand tho of security and of the various present program know the duties agencies which III F o accomplish the same purpose havo boon designated to guard the nation's military and ic from foreign agents and its vital industrial facilities critical areas from potential saboteurs and subversive groups within the country Every loyal citizen has a share In this responsibility and If he knows and understands the tance of his role as it to the general program the task ahead will be approached with national unity and full confidence FBI Responsible Tho public is aware that the FBI has been given the general for the investigation of sabotage and sive activities within tho United States under tho program ns defined by orders and Congressional enactments Other phases of the responsibility have boon unsigned to various other agencies or tho government Tho public should bo alart to re- port all directly to the FDI which relates to the lowing matters 1 Allocations of espionage sabotage or subversive activities 2 Foreign submarine landings 3 Suspicious parachute ings 4 Possession and distribution of propaganda 5 or or purchase of largo tities of firearms ammunition or Continued on Page 3 Stock Market Prices NEW YORK Feb 27 den weakness In the stock market today dropped prices by as much as to a share The volume of trading picked up a little on the downside but it was not pronounced Opening prices were firm almost all the way around and sions were limited to a few cents Within the first hour however there were abrupt drops here and there followed by general ness The selling centered in steels motors and rails and there were a moderate number of Issues on the losing side in the chemicals non- ferrous metals oils televisions and utilities Despite the drop trading con- on a more or less limited that him been tic of recent Monday the ended un- changed on average despite the brilliant upside action of somo of the lenders Lower today worn Booing U S Steel Chrysler General Motors U S Rubber Admiral Telephone Southern Co one block of shares moved off at Anaconda Copper American Du Pont Southern Railway Nickel Plate and Stanard Oil N On the higher side were all of Pittsburgh Steel on di- Aircraft Lockheed Goodrich American Woolen and Paramount LOWER DRAFT AGE MOVE CRITICIZED GOP Hit Step To Drift WASHINGTON Feb 2T Some Republican senators today sharply criticized the tion request to lower the draft age to 18 and set up a long-term tem of compulsory military train ing Their views became known after n conference took no formal action as A group for or against the program On the senate floor Senator Lyndon Johnson opened the administration drive for passage of the Universal Military ing Service UMTS with a statement thai boldness and decision are required He said the situation brought about by Soviet Russia and her Communist satellites forces the drafting of 18 year olds and the lengthening of required service from 21 to 26 months Chairman of the Republican conference plied reporters an account 01 what went on in the closed door sions This indicated that many provisions regarding lowering the draft age extending the service and other major points would be fought out on the Senate floor Draft Senator tho need for drafting 18 year olds when only six al Guard divisions have been called ip and 21 other divisions ently arc not to be called Senator Saltonstall me of the five Republicans on the Senate armed services committee who voted with seven Democrats or the UMTS explained and defined its provisions at the GOP Saltonstall said it was probable no 18 year old actually would be CHASE ENEMY INTO MOUNTAINS SMASH Communists Suffer s Terrific Losses Marines Back In TOKYO Feb 27 An ican regiment cracked the main Korean Red defenses on the battlefront today after doughboys in the same tutelar smashed five fierce Communist counterattacks The were being chased In- to an mountain erness We have broken their main of said Col R Quinn commander of U S Seventh Division ment that broke through the on the highway from to Wonju But we're not letting them he told A P Correspondent Tom Stone We're going in after them and we're going to them out of the hills and leys and caves Quinn said his riflemen and were taking rific loll of the enemy Our casualties have amazingly he added He described the into which nix were chasing the Reds as wild and unmapped Supplies were being carried -on tacks across BO that may men literally to crawl up them On one pinnacle knocked us off the he MM All along the central United Nations forces moved ahead steadily but cautiously The five Korean Red attacks were hurled back by u S Second Division on left flank of the Seventh Division in predawn darkness 15 southeast ot The ing In a howling wind lasted mart than three Field dispatches reported it wu one of the sharpest in the week-old renewal of the United Nations drive to kill or cap- lure Chinese and Korean south of Parallel 38 Pace Drive The by the U S First Marine has thwarted or delayed a Chinese by four to six armies A U S Army spokesman Chinese had been shifted into defense He added that It would require soveral for the Reds to regroup for any drive against the Allies A P Nate reported all evidence along the central front continued to point to a planned withdrawal behind stubborn rearguard actions The disclosure that the First Marine Division Is pacing the drive in the of the central front was the first report of the hardened leathernecks In action since December At that time the wrote another vivid chapter in the corps history with a lighting withdrawal from the Reservoir to the northeast coast port of nam In Tuesday's action the on Page 4 DUBOSE PERSONNEL CHIEF before July 1 Assistant Secretary of Defense Anna M Rosenberg for this forecast Ho explained that before local raft boards could call any 18 Continued on Page 4 WASHINGTON Feb 27 President Truman today ed Robert Ramspeck former Representative from Georgia to be chairman of the Civil Service Commission Rear Admiral Laurence T was nominated to chief of naval personnel with the rank of vice admiral He aUo will serve as deputy chief of naval operations for personnel U S Asks Jury Return Death Verdict Against Killer Of White House Guard WASHINGTON Feb 27 A told a Jury today ho expects It to a verdict dooming Oscar lo death in the electric hair for killing a White House dining nn lo Collazo a old Puerto lean Nationalist Is on trial on a largo of mm dor In thn f the n nl tho to lair House he lem- orary residence U 8 Attorney Morris ay told the Jury In nn opening how Collazo and mi plotted to kill Mr mn und how the was oiled by the guards He said Col- had admitted his part in the assassination and con- We will ask and expect a let of guilty as charged in tho In- by the grand Jury While federal court Juries do not fix the punishment a first degree murder carries with it a Fay disclosed companion WM by officer after Imd been wounded Shot Through told Hie Jury Ihm behoving thill Imd from the gun turned to aunt hoc officer It mild through Ton bruin It WM the only shot Bred Coffelt died that night and la on trial for his death not always the defense outlines Its CMC after the prosecution finishes Collazo U being tried for Continued M Page 4
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