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Newport Daily News (Newspaper) - August 17, 1951, Newport, Rhode Island Weather Data rises sots T A M Iow A- P M 78 low 66 Beach water ture nt noon today 74 Local Forecast Cloudy with tag and drizzle night Considerable Cool tonight and Saturday Detailed Report Oa I ESTABLISHED 1846 Vol 167 NEWPORT R I FRIDAY 1051 SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE INDICTED WITH Woonsocket Commission Head Faces Trial On Charges Involving Bribery Six prominent Woonsocket men including the police commission chairman wore indicted by 8 grand Jury in Providence today on charges involving bribery and perjury Attorney General William E Powers said the charges resulted from reports that prospective Woonsocket police asked to pay for their Jobs Tho Providence County grand jury returned seven secret ments two against one man to presiding Superior Court Justice G Frederick Frost Directly they were returned the indictments wore made public by first Assistant Attorney al Edward IT J as Joseph W 53 former atato police lieutenant and now the Woonsocket police bribery Councilman Leo A Nadeau Ward bribery Councilman Leo A D- Ward Bribery Alderman George J 42 Indictments of attempted bribery Peter superintendent of the city water embezzlement Dr Charles C perjury Willy St Germain of the St Germain Motor Transportation Bribe Asking Charged Tho Providence tin and the Woonsocket Call re- cently quoted several men as ing they approached and asked for in connection with police jobs Dwyer recalled to the court that Uio special grand Jury tion had been ordered by Governor Dennis J Roberts after the papers had brought to the tion ot the people certain matters of great public concern by the publishing reports of alleged corruption and as to the identity Continued on Pago 4 U S Moves To Enforce Cattle Ceiling To Kill Reported Black Markets OPS Cracks Down On R I Restaurant Law Violators OPS went into federal court in the first time in a crackdown action to compel enforcement of price regulations In the restaurant business in Rhode Island Tho first case to bo filed was that against Harry Grill Inc at 22 Watterman nue East Providence Judge Edward L Leahy set ust 2d tit 10 A M for hearing on OPS requests for an injunction to restrain from doing business until ho compiles with the regulation which requires the filing of costs and sales information upon which price ceilings aro de- termined Culvert K Casey chief OPS enforcement attorney said the respondent had failed to file re- quired Information despite ings in the form of a personal visit by an investigator and a letter Ho branded the case as Indicative of a deliberate of the law or a neglect no wanton and as to border on Casey added that his office is now completing an investigation oC similar violations In the.restau- rant business and said other court actions will follow when evidence warrants WASHINGTON Aug 17 The government reporting signs of a black market launched a wide drive today to enforce cattle price ceilings Immediate action against any violators was promised At the same time plans for sharply changing the price ceilings themselves wore disclosed Michael V DISalle head of the Office of Price Stabilization said a large part of the OPS ment staff will concentrate on checking cattle sales prices Im- mediate checks are to be made at slaughter plants to find out whether abnormally high chases Involve any sales DISallo also disclosed that the beef Industry advisory committee has been called gether here next Wednesday to consider steps to be taken with respect to celling prices on cattle In view of the abolition of ter quotas The OPS is planning to propose then today's statement from the agency indicated the Imposition of price ceilings on cattle sellers as well as purchasers and ceilings on animals rather than on average monthly sales Congress in renewing the de- fense production act recently prohibited further slaughter quotas The OPS hEid used quotas to divide allowable production each month The agency has contended the quotas are necessary to block black markets in meat A move has started in Congress to restore the government's power to impose them DiSalle said that without tas the OPS already Is receiving numerous complaints from ers that they were unable to chase cattle at the celling price wo are no longer able to channel meat into regular normal channels through the slaughter quota DiSalle are indications of This situation of course putt a strain on legal prices and threatens to move the available supply Into fewer areas where higher may bo DISalle continued There are Indications that ing price violators are outbidding legitimate slaughterers and are extending their operations far bo yond normal As a result honest packers in Continued on Page 4 MACARTHUR PROBE HOUSE GOP BACKS COMMITTEE VOTES AGAINST REPORT Would Only Revive Bitter Controversy At Critical Time Says Sen Russell TORRENTIAL RAIN SWEEPS NEWPORT City Escapes Damage From Lightning Storm Many Newporters spent a long wakeful night as n series of thunderstorms passed to sea east and west of the city From lato evening until early this lightning flashed and thunder rolled No damage from lightning was reported on this island which escaped the storm centers As each storm approached the city received heavy drenching showers which deposited 48 of an inch of rain A strong driving wind preceded the storms wrenching With the advent of the winds which lasted about half an hour the temperature dropped six degrees in a quarter pf an hour and about 16 degrees within an hour from a high of 76 degrees to a low ot 60 Although other parts oE the state had suffered from earlier thunder storms the storms here followed on the heels at the wind The vivid electrical display and the rumbling of thunder some of intensity continued throughout the night The gradually crept back to the heights it has tenaciously clung to for the past week New England Areas Hit Some farm era today expressed wishes for a few hot dry days Although they have rot suffered from the usual August drought the continued humid weather has had bad effect on some crops Tho rainfall tills summer ho over has been so distributed over the season that lawns have re- mained green during a month when they usually show brown patches crops havo been greatly Tho entire New England coast as as Maine was by electrical storms some of great severity late afternoon throughout the night In other parts of Rhode Island a Scituate home was damaged and a barn in Wyoming was destroyed by fires set by lightning The telephone company reported that 940 phonos in the state were Continued on Pago 4 Senate Crime Probers Winding Up Sessions Hear Of Campaign Funds WASHINGTON Aug 17 The Senate crime investigating committee today winds vip than a year of open hearings on rackets and gambling out the nation On the schedule aro Hie tag ends of the lawmakers inquiry into gambling and ical in northern New sey and Maryland adjacent to the District of Columbia Richard G the tee counsel told newsmen this would definitely bo the final day of open sessions The Senators then will have two weeks to write their final report due by Sept 1 There has been little or no talk among Senators of a ther extension of time for the committee When it was about to expire last May 1 an outcry wont up In the Senate nnd it un- voted a extension The committee yesterday heard of a campaign tion reportedly offered by Abner Longlo to the cratic candidate for governor in New Jersey In 1049 The candidate state senator and former Congressman Elmer flatly rejected the offer according to the testimony has evaded a com- subpoena reportedly by sea in a his name has played a prominent role in the investigation Tho crime were told he was a kingpin In a logging mob which collected at least in the years and handled 40 per cent of the Illicit liquor entering the U S In period James Bishop of N a writer and former reporter who worked with Wene In the 1949 gubernatorial campaign testified that offer of up to in campaign cash was re- layed to him by George n lieutenant for the then Democratic leader in Essex ty Col William Kelly response bishop fied WHS an explosive I don't even want to hoar about it When can we got out ot this The writer said wanted the friendship of n tial Wone administration and a voice In naming the state attorney general in return for the lost the election to Gov fred Bishop added that Kesselhaut told him will do more for Wono than he did for John Kenny -In Jersey City Mayor John V Kenny won a watched election in May which ho overthrew the old regime of boss Frank Hague FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SCHOOLS SEEN City Expecting From Defense Area Aid Indications that Newport would receive the lull allocated to it by the federal government to help clef ray school costs in defense areas last winter were seen In a House subcommittee approval of a supplemental appropriation The city had received the appropriation was exhausted Jamestown mouth and also will re- their original allocations if the House approves the tion S Office of Education has money enough to pay another ten per cent of the al allocations to the communities This would mean Newport will receive more even though the supplemental is not passed Newport receives the largest amount of any community in the state Notice of the 30 per cent cut in the original allocation came as the Representative Council and school department were drawing final budget figures last spring The were given a lift when it was learned that the city got and ly received about halt of the amount After drawing a budget based on the entire amount word was received that 30 per cent would be lopped off because of lack of funds Heads Subcommittee Congressman John E Fogarty of this state is chairman of the House subcommittee which approved the additional for the program for the entire country He told the committee that school departments had planned their budgets on the basis of the al act of last September and were hard hit by the cut in promised funds Because of the cut ho said those departments are running into deficits There is nothing they can do about it because they do not have money available he said Before the 30 per cent out the total allocations made to town was Portsmouth and Other Rhode Island recipients were North Kingstown East wich and Coventry 142 Stock Market Higher With Fairly Active Trading NEW YORK Aug 17 UP Generally higher prices today In the stock market were by fairly active trading The gains ran to between and a share among active leaders and there was little ness displayed Groups making progress in- cluded rails steels some motors utilities oils motion pictures and rubbers Other groups showed mixed tendencies American telephone moved up to its fourth straight new 1951 high after opening on a block of shares at Wall street has canvassed all the angles for the rise and has settled on tlie most popular fund Ing in a relatively thin market There isn't too great a floating supply of telephone at the moment it is said Radio Corp yesterday's most active issue was popular again day at- another new 1951 high showed ate activity at n higher prices ter the company reported a net nine months ended June 30 of as against 000 for the same period a year ago Table On Page WASHINGTON Aug 17 UP The Senate's MacArthur inquiry committee voted 20 to 3 today against making any report on its two months of hearings Chairman Russell told reporters feeling was that any report at this time on the firing of Gen Douglas MacArthur would only revive bitter con- at a critical period In the Korean peace talks He the decision against a formal report was made on motion of Senator Saltonstall However it was decided to let individual members file a ment of their views to be included in the hearing record to be trans- to the Senate This apparently would give a group of Republicans a chance to join in a tentative report they have prepared criticizing Truman administration foreign s in the Far East since the 1945 Yalta conference Cain Draft Prepared Senator Cain has prepared a draft of his views which he hoped some other licans would sign MacArthur in bitter ment with the administration on how to fight the Korean war was removed from his Far Eastern commands by President Truman on April 11 The Senate up of members of the foreign relations and armed services began hearings May 3 and ended them June 25 MacArthur the first witness contended the administration policy of trying to operations to Korea would lead only to a bloody He urged air operations against Manchurian bases of the Chinese Reds blockade of the China coast and support for Chinese al 1st forces on the island of to harrass the held mainland Secretary of State and the Joint Staff contended that any such policies would ten the threat of a Russian move which might bring on World War 3 Adopts Saltonstall Plan Altogether more than words of to a shelf of novel length wore received At today's session the tees formally adopted the resolution by the committees transmit and report to the Senate for its information the hearings and the records with their appendices That the committee file no further report that no views or conclusions be denominated as the majority or minority views or con- but that members be permitted before September 1st to file their views and conclusions with the chairman and that said be printed in the appendix Senators Cain Bridges N H and cast the three votes against It IRAN POLICE MOB CLASH TEHRAN Iran Aug 17 Moslem terrorists today wounded six Iranian icemen part of a force attempting to break up an anti- British demonstration The clash signaling possible new violence over the critical oil dispute occurred when police armed with clubs advanced on a group of 200 members of the fanatical Islam sect fiercely nationalist Moslems who have resorted to terror numerous times recently in their avowed intent to drive foreigners out of Iran STEP TO SLASH FOREIGN AID Democrats Sure They Can Blunt Republican Drive To Cut Step Billion WASHINGTON Aug 17 House Republicans massec strength today behind a drive to cut from the admin foreign aid program Democratic leaders were dent they could blunt the drive but were not too certain they could prevent all of the proposed cut The GOP target includes already trimmed from the aid program by the House foreign affairs tee The additional many Republicans want to cut would come out of both military and economic aid with Europe ting the heaviest trimming around i No attempt is expected to be made to cut the aid proposed for Greece and Turkey or the for South American countries COP Not United And not all Republicans aro in sympathy with the drive for the big reductions Rep Vorys a her of the foreign affairs com told newsmen he believes an overall reduction of would be in order He In would oppose further trimming Showdown voting is slated for late today Pending when the House yesterday was an amend ment by Rep Fulton to cut from European military aid and from European economic aid These reductions would be In addition to those already mended by the foreign affairs committee It agreed to for military and for economic help for and less than respective amounts asked man Breakdown Given The committee approved measure breaks down like Western military and mic plus for ment free world Near East and Africa military and economic Asia and military and mic Korean rehabilitation Latin America military and economic City Officials Study Way To Alleviate Beach Stench Several official heads of the city pondered the problem of re- moving the sun-baked seaweed from the western end of Easton's Beach this afternoon Deluged from residents In the area of the smell from the sea vegetation an inspection was made this afternoon by Mayor Lewis Dr Norman M MacLeod health commissioner Fore Chief Abel S and W S H Dawley beach superintendent Earlier today Frank M law of the Board of Health and John J Cunningham sanitation Inspector of the board viewed and the situation The condition is caused by wed piling up for the past six months in the beach under the cliffs It has been washed above the reach of the tides and has be- come imbedded in sand The sun has baked the seaweed and its many sea animals Two weeks of humid weather has resulted stench Buffer Compromise Signs Continue Subcommittee Appears In High Spirits WILL U N ON NEW Gen Henry I Hodes works on reports in the U N advance camp in following a meeting with Red negotiators In Gen Hodes will be one of the two U N a to attempt to solve the problem of a zone In Korea This issue has deadlocked the peace talks S Navy Americans Work Out Plan To Thwart Red Move To Filibuster Jab J V WASHINGTON Aug 17 American officials have worked out a plan aimed at thwarting an expected Russian propaganda buster month's Japanese pence conference at San Francisco With a guide Secretary of State Acheson hopes to cut short the flurry of anti-American es the Big Russian delegation is re- ported ready to unleash The plan informed officials said Is the product of nearly four months of careful ad- vance planning by top State De- officials led by dor John Foster Dulles Acheson instructed Dulles last April it was learned to work out what America's strategy should be in the event Russia despite its de- of the draft treaty de- to attend the Sept ence Assistant Secretary Dean Rusk who is in charge of Far Eastern affairs and Ambassadors Philip are reported to have helped in working out the scheme Details Kent Secret Details of the plan arc not being bandied about presumably to pre- vent their reaching Russians ears A Russian disclosure yesterday that it will send a gation to San Francisco has forced belief that Moscow will try to wreck the conference and pre- vent signing of the tish sponsored treaty The State Department bluntly told Russia in a formal note that it was too late to try to change the final treaty draft The meeting it said is not a con- ference to reopen negotiations of the terms of peace However American policy ers take the view the note will not deter Moscow's representatives from trying to inject new tions and if possible to wreck the conference The Russians are led by Acting Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko who blocked big four efforts at Paris last spring to agree on a foreign ministers meeting 11 IN HOOP FIX Three Bradley Players 8 Others Face Charges NEW YORK Aug 17 Three Bradley University ball players and eight one of whom was described as a gunman and bank indicted today in connection with the suspected fixing of key games The Bradley players named in the Indictments filed in general sions court were Eugene an All-American star William K Mann and George M Chianakas District Attorney Frank S Hogan who has directed the in- which drawn six colleges and 31 into the gambling scandal said the group of fixers operated under the direction of Joseph He termed him a gunman and said he was being sought under a nationwide alarm Hogan said used the aliases of Joseph Granza and Peter sano He Is 11 years old Hogan declared that seven Bradley players in all were in- in the asserted fixing games but that only three named In the indictments violated New York penal laws Evidence concerning the other four will presumably be submitted to the grand jury in 111 and possibly in said Hogan Wagers has high as Continued on Page 4 Laughter Heard During Closed Kaesong Session Korea Aug 17 A subcommittee tackled the Korean buffer zone deadlock today official the arc ready to com- promise The declined to comment on what happened In their first In an un- usual air of informality for ean truce talks They scheduled their second 11 A M Saturday 8 P M Friday When they adjourned at P M A M EDT United Nations and Communist delegates posed together for the first time While posing Maj Gen Henry I Hodes one of the U N put his arm around North Korean Maj Gen Lee Sang Cho The other two 8 Roar Adm Burke and Chinese Maj Gen Hatch also appeared to be In good spirits While they were negotiating behind doors their dis- were broken at times by outbursts of laughter com- plete reversal of the cold military formality of all full delegation nn air of to Kaesong by a Red broadcast KcU Lender quoted The Radio quoted the chief Communist negotiator as saying It is possible to adjust the Red demand for a demarcation line along the parallel on the basis of terrain and mutual Terrain and defense arc the sons the Allies have insisted on a military demarcation along present battle lines These arc generally north of the parallel Radio official voice of Red reported North Korean Lt Gen Nam II immediately fied his statement by saying the United Nations delegation must abandon Its unfair and able demands before agreement can be readied The broadcast monitored in Tokyo said Nam made the ment at Thursday's Kaesong con- Continued on Page 4 GOP Senators Win Right To File Report On RFC WASHINGTON Aug 17 Republican Senators today won the right to file a sharply ical report on the RFC gation in the Senate records The Senate banking committee which investigated charges that political influence was exerted in the granting of Reconstruction Finance Corporation loans voted at a session to mlt a majority report worded in much milder language but to allow the Republicans to file a minority statement of their own The two will bo published gether as a single document Texts of the rival reports ordered kept secret until Monday noon when bolh will be filed with the Senate Naval School Of Justice Graduates 200 Officers 76 Enlisted Men HONOR GRADUATES AT NAVAL JUSTICE who finished at head of classes in six weeks course ended today were Ensign Warren P Cooper U S N left and Richard T Becker yeoman first class right They are being congratulated by Vice Admiral John L McCrea U S N who arrived from Washington to address the graduates Daily News Photo Naval men with practical ex- in leadership are more valuable than any Vice Admiral John L McCrea deputy director of nel policy in the Secretary of De- office told graduating al School of Justice classes today The school graduated 200 officers and 76 enlisted personnel Top scholastic honors went to Ensign Warren P Cooper among the officers and Yeoman Richard T Becker among enlisted personnel Commander William C Mott commanding officer Admiral McCrea who ar- rived from Washington to address the classes studying the new uni- form justice code for all ments Admiral who presented diplomas said great leaders in history have followed no set tern but reached the top through hard work and thorough ledge of their profession The motto Know your stuff be a man and look after your quoted from the Virginia ian Douglas Southall Freeman is a handy guide to naval leaders the admiral said Honor students Including a WAVE yeoman who graduated from tlie school commanded by Commander William C Mott U S of the Navy unless wise designated They are in Warren P Cooper Lt R Leigh U S N R 1st Lt Ted H Col- lins U S M Lt M Chatham Ens Robert A ing Lt Stuart T Jr Lt Douglas A U S N Lt jg William K Witthaus 1st Lt James F lagher U S M C Ens William J Cowhill Lt John E Smith U S N 1st Lt Michael J Dunbar U S M C Lt jg mond R Lt Jg liam S Lt Jg ford D U S N R Lt William A Savage Lt jg John P Mulvihill Ens Leonard A Capt Robert A Fitch and Comdr Howard N Moore Enlisted honor students aro Yeoman Richard T Becker U S N R Yeoman Margaret A Wilson WAVE Yeoman Z Anderson U S N AMC Clarence R Metcalf Jr PNC Maurice John H Yeoman E Joshua Yeoman E Seaman John R Gorsuch and HMC Ronald H son 1.1
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