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Panama City News-Herald (Newspaper) - April 14, 1952, Panama City, Florida TIDE TIMES p m Low p m Panama SJ Moil Beautiful TELEPHONE 8585 590 me VOL 90 EIGHT PAGES ASSOCIATED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE PANAMA CITY FLORIDA MONDAY APRIL 14 1952 NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION COMPLETE SERVICE WEATHER Fair and cooler Tuesday warmer in the afternoon moderate erly winds PRICE FIVE CENTS Ohio Telephone Strike Ends But Rivets Remain Pay Boost Winds Up Walkout of Bell Employes CLEVELAND A week old of 12.000 Ohio Bell employes ended today but picket lines in a Electric dispute were ex- to still keep some of the workers away from their jobs The Western Electric strike is part of a dispute involving em- ployes in 43 states There are be- tween 500 and 1.000 Western tric workers in Ohio and Ohio Bell said we expect they will picket of our exchanges Western Electric is a Bell sub- and the men on strike are repairmen and sales employes WE men work in Ohio Bell exchanges A pay boost ranging from to as settlement terms in the Michigan strike last ended the Ohio Bell walkout The had asked for and the company has been offering be- and In Boston Western Electric em- ployes picketed the op- centers of the New land Telephone and Telegraph Co operators employes of A T T respected the lines along with some maintenance but supervisory es kept up service A spokesman for the CIO Com- resents both WE and Ohio Bell union the Ohio workers would respect any picket lines established by the WE ers He said he had been informed however that No picket lines will be set up today Meanwhile in New York an early settlement of the WE strike was predicted John Wr Lotz president of Local 1150 CWA said tors for the company and the union are apart on only one labor He said the wage issue more or less settled and in his opinion the situation looks very promising By The Associated Press primary after New Jersey Gov to come home about June 1 He New Jersey Democrats readied I Alfred Driscoll threw his support loia newsmen Saturday he would for a relatively quiet presidential to Eisenhower Despite his dis- his Army commission if preference poll Tuesday but Re- 1 avowal of interest name j nominated so he could express his publicans braced for a hot and stayed on the ballot Officials said j views freely but had no plans lor hectic three-way battle he acted too late j a campaign Up to -A million ballots are ex- In Washington friends of Sen Russell of Georgia from registered i Vice President Alben Barkley said caid Qn a New York television voters The record is 913.538 set they believe he is m a receptive ghow CBS was no reason in 1940 when New Jersey held its mood about the Democratic j Democrats could not have a civil last presidential primary Results As vice j pleasing to all party on presidential dent he is reluctant to bid for j This would permit the 36 are not binding to be named now they sdid but may be m able in case of a deadlock at me Sen Herman Welker of Idaho who has not said whom he prefers as the GOP nominee for president aimed a blast at Eisenhower In Washington he in a statement by Republicans and with 32 votes by Democrats Sen Estes Kefauver of see is the only entered candidate for the Democratic nomination president and there are but three contests in the party's delegate race The Republican story is different Three GOP presidential nominee candidates are listed on the New Jersey Sen Robert Tali of Ohio Gen Eisenhower and former Gov Harold Stussen of Minnesota Besides the posts arc veil contested Taft tried to withdraw from the as to be said the Gen Douglas MacArthur said in a letter to a Republican group he is not a candidate for any lic office He suggested voters should avoid wasting their votes Republicans Vote in Seizure Thousands Fleeing From Flood Waters Council Bluffs Omaha Battling Missouri River Race in New Hot Campaign Issue Seven Reds Downed Easter Jet Smash Huge Enemy Industry and Union to Resume Deadlocked j Negotiations Today WASHINGTON Deadlocked steel wage negotiations between in- and union resume late day amid signs government seizure i SEOUL Korea S jet of the steel mills may become a smashed a huge Red supply point near the western coast of political campaign issue that Eisenhower has made a com- j on plete repudiation of his attitude i W Averell head of the government's foreign aid toward the nomination He is hard to see how the people could rely on his statements even it he them Eisenhower said in January he would accept but not seek the Democrats in Washington Sunday j He has asked to be relieved night he would consider it an Allied commander in Europe i honor to have their backing i gram it plain he is willing to become a candidate for the I Democratic presidential tion He told a group of New York Paid in Soles Tax Here New High is Set for Bay County in March Bay county residents kicked 113.89 into the state coffers through i the sales tax during the month of I March figures released today re- veal Area Supervisor S E Cullen of the Panama City office said that it was the largest amount collected i from Bay county since the sales tax first went in force Monthly 1 collections usually amount to around he said I Surrounding counties Calhoun Gulf Washington Holmes and Jackson i i Largest amount collected Irom a county was the million j in Dade Total for the j state was approximately million i for the month of March Drummond i Spelling Champ 1 John T Thomason Drummond Park student won the spelling bee at that school and will I pete in the district championship contest Saturday at 1 p.m at Gay School for the to represent this area in Jacksonville i John who is 14 is in the eighth and lives al 1916 wright Park His teacher is I rena Surber Saturday's spelling bee is I sored by the and i Frank who is in charge said all elementary j schools of Bay Calhoun Gulf i Franklin and Liberty have been i invited to send contestants Railroads Given Rate Increase 9 Per Cent Hike for South Approved WASHINGTON Inter- State Commerce Commission today gave the railroads a further freight rate increase estimated to hike charges by about 678 million lars a year The rise is nine per cent in the South and and six per cent in the East The order boosts rates 15 per cent above what they were at this time last year The railroads applied last year for a 15 per cent increase The ICC last August ruled that instead of a straight 15 per cent hike the charges should be raised nine per cent in the East and six per cent in the South and West Today's order issued after re- consideration allows the full 15 per cent the country This means the rates will now be raised nine per cent in the South and Wrest and six per cent in the East This is the 12th general freight rate increase allowed since the end of World War II The increases may be put into effect upon 15 days notice to the public except for grains and grain products on which a notice will be required Bay Line Train Kills Pedestrian j I In Jackson County j MARIANNA Special M j j H Ward Negro was: killed about 9 p.m Sunday when j i he was run over by an Atlanta I and St Andrew's Bay railroad j train Sheriff Earnest Barnes re- j j ported here Ward according to D e p u t y James Langford who investigated said the man was killed about a mile and a half inside the Jackson I I county line near Springfield i deputy trainmen reported j ing the man lying on the track but i that the train was too close to i j stop in time to avoid the accident i Sheriff Barnes said the Negro's I brother was killed in practically j the same spot in a like manner i five years ago County Judge Robert L i Crary Jr said investigation of the j accident is continuing and his de- i as to need of an inquest j be withheld pending close of I the investigation i Bolivia Quiet LA PAZ Bolivia blooded Bolivia more than 300 dead and tending some 1.580 wounded appeared today un- der firm control of its new government Spent TALLAHASSEE Florida's major candidates for governor spent nearly last week in delivering their messages to the voters i Ripley Critical JACKSONVILLE State Sen Wayne E Ripley today at- tacked financing methods for building major road and bridge projects in Florida Deferments To Be Students Will Be Affected WASHINGTON Local draft i board throughout the nation soon j must begin the cases of all youths with educational de- ferments Officials at National Selective Service headquarters told a re- porter today this probably will in- volve upwards of 230.000 young men probably or older A deferment cannot be granted until the youth receives notice of induction Under the draft law local boards can grant deferments for only one year except for certain high school students In cases other than deferments officials said many have been limited to month periods Regulations specifically require the of cases at the end of the year for all youths granted educational deferments to attend college As of Feb 29 there were in that category Under law a youth not ly granted an educational ment is entitled to one upon his request to finish an academic year he already has started in college provided he maintains satisfactory class standing There were Among other rumblings on Cap- itol Hill the Senate Banking Com- I talked of calling witnesses to show whether President North Korea One pilot Capt Charles E I'll bet we destroyed a division's man was right when he said steel of supplies plants outrageous The u- s- Alr Force re mands for higher prices to finance i Ported 22 buildings destroyed and wage boosts i H in the attack west of The committee also wants to Haeju The road and rail hub is find out whether Congress really has taxed the profits out of the Korean War and some believe a probe of the steel situation may provide the answer four miles north of the j allel near the base of the j Peninsula Other attacked the Communist rail system in Truman's right to seize the mills North Korea from dawn Monday j already has brought bitter until early afternoon when bad tion particularly from weather closed in i cans and there was little doubt U S Sabre jets patrolled j the steel snarl would figure in of the but campaign oratory this election no Communist jet fighters Sabre pilots reported they j There arc no signs industry and j seven Red jets i the ClCt Steelworkers Union are probably shot down one and I any closer to an agreement than four in Easter Sunday battles I I they were when talks were re- j over North Korea cessed over the Easter weekend planes trom the U S carriers j Mills nominally under Boxer and Philippines Sea dumped ment management are operating more than 240 tons of bombs on but the union said Friday its j Chongjin East Korean port and 125 The such statutory Feb 29 deferments or Holland Criticizes i Handling of Steel Remington on Trial NEW YOU W Remington was called to his ond perjury trial today on five new counts including a charge that he falsely denied passing government secrets to a Soviet j spy courier i Stocks Higher NEW YORK prices j pushed higher in early dealings i of market Army Wants More Cash to Catch Up With Deserters is not What this was meant to imply was not manufacturing center only miles from Sunday clear since technically at least the j cruiser St Paul and the destroyer union is working for the j Hanson poured gunfire on the city ment and may not go on strike The Wage Stabilization Board suggested a three ment wage boost of 17 2 cents an hour fringe benefits which the industry says are worth about eight cents an hour more and recommended that the steel com- panies sign a union shop ment at the same time Smoke and dust j blanketed Chongjin after the at- j tack i U N troops gave up an ad- j vance position on the central front j to four Red platoons in darkness Monday morning then won it back j after a six hour fight j en Reds were killed and 400 Com- munist hand grenades captured Other ground action was con- fined to probes and light patrol j contacts Gen James A Van Fleet marked j a year in command of the U S Eighth Army Monday He pre- j dieted to newsmen the Reds won't mount a major attack again but warned that they have the power to do so He said he was confident the Eighth Army could handle any j Communist drive I WORD FROM it be- come known that he had ted his letter of resignation Gen Eisenhower tells a Paris press conference that he will not campaign for the dency until and unless he is by the Republican Nation al Convention NEA New Methodist Church Formed 36 Charter Members In Drummond Park Organization of the St Mark Methodist church with 36 charter members was an Easter event with Dr A E Middlebrooks or Marianna presiding during the session held in Drummond Park school auditorium The Methodist district tendent conducted the al service last night and announced that a pastor for the new spirit of old fashioned religion j gation would be selected during the Panama Enjoy Easter Belated Appearance Of Sol Saves Day Early morning showers day threatened to turn the Easter parade into a rain coat and um- brella pageant before old Sol crept sleepily out of his hiding place and whisked the clouds from sight But the Easter Bunny appeared on schedule with the traditional baskets of eggs and colored chicks for the youngsters and new Spring outfits for all the ly Mom and Pop decked themselves a turning of the hearts I annual Methodist Conference which out in all their finery loaded the j and of men from the ex- j will be held in May The pastor i youngsters in the back of the pursuit of material I will report here to assume his i Truman Says We Need Revival of Religion NEW YORK man said that what this country needs is a revival of the Town After Town is Being Abandoned to Surging Stream OMAHA Nebr mad Missouri threw everything it had it's record breaking flood crest at the Sioux City la area today and gave new in- tensity to the dramatic fight against water being waged in the downstream Omaha Council Bluffs la a re Li For Sioux City with sons and South City Neb with 5.500 the crest's arrival was only insult atop injury Surrender had come days earlier and inundation had been a ing progressive thing Downstream town after town was either prostrate or abandoned But Omaha and Council Bluffs whose combined metropolitan area takes in 366.000 persons were ing it out prepared for the worst but determined to forestall it This was the picture in the twin About two thirds of Council Bluffs 45.000 persons had fled or were pulling out of their homes Across the river in the East ha and Carter Lake la areas homes of perhaps 5.000 more were similarly deserted These were ghost areas patrolled only by soldiers police and civil guards Not even the persons who live there were permitted to enter much of the area Experienced relief workers called the exodus one of the biggest disaster movements in memory The river meanwhile was at record high levels and steadily climbing toward the 30 foot crest The old high of 24.6 feet established in 1881 was passed i day Early today the reading was 25.4 compared with flood stage of 19 At 26.6 the river will be at the level which levees and flood walls i along the two cities were designed to handle Freeboard or safety to to day's battle consisted of a con- all out effort to add two feet to the levee height while maintaining constant vigil for Turn to FLOOD Paste 2 WASHINGTON The Army wants more money to use for the churches drew the ly automobile and headed for one j the of the three scheduled early can of no firmer founda ing Sunrise services Uon u to rebuild the Later religious services at all christian life of tnis nation than usual I upon the boys and girls of the to Be a Senate Candidate WASHINGTON W Tom Con- nally the cratic Senator from Texas says he does not desire to be a for the Senate again The wording of Sunday night's announcement touched off lation whether the head of the Foreign Relations tee was definitely bowing out of Congress after 35 years or was testing the sentiment for his con- service ST PETERSBURG Sen Spessard Holland said today Roybum Tapped FORT LAUDERDALE Daily News id today that Sam Rayburn speaker of the House and congressman from Texas will be tapped as the administration ident Truman let the steel i tion get out of hand by waiting too I long to act The President made his biggest j mistake in allowing the steel tion to degenerate to the point that j he had to seize the plants to keep steel production Holland said Holland spoke at the annual con- j vention of the Florida State Hotel I Association j GEORGIA j SEA ISLAND Ga 1 Juliana's vacation stay here ended today as she prepared to leave for Detroit continuing her state j visit to this country candidate for president Killed Harold H Black 21 of Newton Kas was injured fatally in an automobile accident on the causeway between Cocoa and Island Airman Richard of Salisbury Md who was riding with Black received only minor injuries when the car left the road and over- turned j the largest single egg hunt in the j Five persons were arrested on city Some 450 children attended reckless driving charges by county the hunt at Bay law enforcement officers over the county lair grounds j weekend Another seven One hundred dozen eggs were i ed on drunk charges hidden and a live colored chick i Those arrested on the former was given as a special present to i charge Charlie Amos Brant each child attending Leonard F Negro 42 of 507 East 6th Jernigan was chairman of the lip E Allen 24 3404 St St ect C Jowers 30 More Channels apprehension of deserters but it i breaking crowds of Easter declines to disclose how many j pers and Harrison Avenue was I diers have gone over the j lined with the paraders Asked today how many services Five Arrested tor tions have occurred at home and j ta the afternoon the Reckless overseas since the Korean War i generation turned out in force at i started a spokesman told a re- porter the figures are classified That means they bear one of these top secret secret confidential or restricted During hearings by a House subcommittee on the military budget for the next fiscal year starting July 1 the Army asked for for the prehension return of deserters an increase of over last year Rep Sikes asked the colonel testifying if that meant the cost was up or do you have more Col V M Budge chief of the Army's budget sion answered we do not tain any statistics about deserters in his office that budget requests are estimated by the field armies and overseas commands on the basis of the information they have The published report on the ing indicates Sikes never did learn whether there are more deserters duties the Sunday in June Need for an additional Methodist I church in the West End sector of Panama City has been pointed for j some time and sponsorship of the organization has been in the hands of the St Andrew Methodist church of which the Rev Edmund Bradley is pastor St Mark Methodist has ia Beach Folk Seek Road County Is Asked to Provide Facilities Members of El Pana Grotto got dall James J Smith 26 out early and distributed Easter baskets to needy children instead of their regular egg hunt services were held at Tyndall Air Force Base at 6 and at Truesdale Park and ma City Country Club at and Kenneth E Flynt 28 Cairo Ga Cars Collide on Harrison Avenue Two residents of Magnolia Beach area today the County Com- missioners to arrange a road to their own and other properties in the vicinity The residents H L Bare arid secured a five-acre tract of land Fred Jordan told the board they on 19th Street and Danford have been deprived of ingress and nue one block from Highway 98 egress to their properties and Construction of a church building must use boats to get to the road will start immediately it was an- W come into the city Bare stated that 21 adults and a number of children have no entrance from their properties to any road James E Smith Bare said has to close the of that area have Bare also slated Commissioners did they would appeal ire charged that the ining one-half mile Beach road for person last night Stewards appointed to serve are Mrs C C Cobb W P Ramsey and E F Carson Additional ards will be named later Parley Held This Time by Korean Negotiators Korea An automobile operated by isH B Wallace 34 of 837 Grace Avenue sustained about ace when struck bv an- of a Korean truce set another new other car driven by Billy Ray record for brevity today They met dine 24 AFB only 15 seconds including time tor Police Set M A Sanders and translation i Patrolman E E Hendley said that United Nations Command i the accident occurred on Harrison delegates srave no indication when i Avenue near Street when they would be ready to resume the 1 dine pulled from a parking place recessed talks on the prisoner Labor Committee Not to Call Ike WASHINGTON today rejected a proposal that a Senate labor sub- committee he invited Gen Dwight D Eisenhower to testify on civil rights legislation We are not going to call candidates Humphrey said I have enough troubles out that Government Lifts Its Freeze On New Television Stations WASHINGTON in to 82 This was done by Progressive Party To Meet in Chicago NEW YORK The Party will hold its 1952 tional convention in Chicago over the July 4 w The party already has ratified as candidates Vincent Hallinan fornia attorney for and Mrs Charlotta Bass New York for vice president every American community was a long step nearer today as the government lifted 3 year freeze on new stations Eventually 2.000 stations may be built throughout the States and its possessions Only 108 op- erate now mainly in large cities The Federal Communications i unfreeze order means TV reception for areas which do not have it now a far wider range of programs in areas for the multi million dollar in- I itself Only about half the American population can get television The FCC in announcing it will grant permits for new stations opened the door to 2.053 stations in 1.291 communities scattered er the Gulf Coast Electric Co-Op Has Meeting i WEWAHITCHKA Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Inc held its i annual members meeting here j Saturday when Rep Bob Sikes of the Third Florida district was the i principal speaker i George Tapper introduced the i speaker Mayor W E Gilbert of into the ultra high frequencies the guests William H Sapp master of Arrest Made in Dog Poisonings At Lynn Haven Harvey Forester Lynn Haven was arrested today by Bay county at the curb and struck the side of j of three sheriff's deputies in connection with the Wallace car which was blocks before an the alleged poisoning of 10 or 15 i ins north on Harrison requested by the Reris No arrests were made Sunday in a session that T W o Smith and road site in have will dis- does in and about Lynn Haven Deputy Sheriff Rex Padgett said that another warrant had been j sued in the same case for a second I man whose name was not revealed Forester allegedly poisoned the docs by mixing the poison with meat which he threw to the mals He'll Get Some Rest ALLOCATIONS HERE Florida has been allotted air space for 58 television stations There are i ily two TV stations now in Florida at Miami and at Three allocations have been given to Panama City 7 in very high frequencies 36 in ultra high and which is non- commercial was lotted four allocations see three and Marianna and Quincy one each monies introduced the board of directors The Wewahitchka High band was a feature of the program Christians Observe Easter in New World Instructor Kicks Out Glass Windows I CHICAGO University of Chicago instructor was at a loss to explain why he kicked in plate glass windows of four stores near the campus I've never broken windows be- t lore Hugh Walpole was quoted by Floridian is Going Home After Blasting Reds on 55 Missions TOKYO Allen Pope 23 EOins home to Florida for some i It's a rest after keeping the Communists one i By The Associated Press i Easter with its prayers for peace 1 and its spring parades of joy came i police Sunday night It isn't Sunday for Christians in a modern of me Walpole 46 year old assistant professor in the university's in Korea awake for four months The tall young her siead Fis lost as a missions river wars and i world of changing values There were religious services to cation now used only for mental purposes hail once again the resurrection of Christ And again millions in their new spring finery Despite this technical change the avenues present sets will not become ob- department was about dawn GAY CALL TALLAHASSEE State But there was no peace in many i troller C M Gay today issued a To handle this many stations the j solete To receive the new and some of the tradition i call for a statement of the night lines If he looks a cause his job of trams roads and Com: diers supplies i was not an easy one We do the dirty work for the glory soys Pope The campaign against Red and rails is port more than rom i pilot on 55 Communist i Mother Killed by Explosion After Is Born road bridges and hide in hr said They day time hat livr of from the present 12 Turn to TELEVISION 2 of Fifth Air 24-hour can repair A ho tracks and ail cur in about six knocked FCC had to increase nhe number however a converter must was gone from the annual fashion tion of all state banks a the close i on the hours They're persistent little fhr e promenades i of business March 31 flew with the 1 harmed
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