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Portland Sunday Telegram And Sunday Press Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1949, Portland, Maine CBS in MAINE Portland SM on Bangor on Tnar DUI GIVE ENOUGH TO THE COMMUNITY CHEST VOL 88 ESTABLISHED JUNE 23. 1862 MONDAY OCTOBER 24, 1949 Entered As Second Class Mall Hatter PRICE FIVE CENTS Highlights In The News 2 Brothers Crash Killed Strike Finally Settled New Million Maine Track Started R C. Oct. ZJ I their head-on Into other early today and were The patrol Identified them Array Cpl Henry 15. and Carl Henry on I S Highway Zl near 12 north of Carl wan north The demolished both and Injured two men riding with Carl Of both sides announced night that the 44-day-old Pacific Railroad strike had A by Ouy A. Thompson and R K Davidson spokesman for the four Is settled effective tomorrow morning at 10 a m It teas understood that ances which precipitated Hie strike would be submitted for under act the railway labor Stolen W. Va. 23. police that a early day from a parking place In front of the Patrolman Tommy Ihe thief even re- to hto friendly off doty at the he wared In the that fellow officers were In the rar The later wan found abandoned hi a Ua with a It had been IM by th. The Patten's row population of on the In- a United Press survey of 43 showed today Hardship and this Winter may be tiea the worst since the blackest of the sion An estimated 85 000 men art living In blighted dis- In Los New York Boston New Orleans and Chicago Continued on Page Z. 4th CoL The Weatherman Maine Fair and cool out today tonight and Tuesday Highest In the mid n In the near SO In the North Low in low JO R In South low 30 s In North tonight Winds moderate westerly becoming westerly tonight to Block Inland Small craft warnings to be displayed day for 20 30 mph westerly winds weather and good visibility Max Mln In town Year SO 34 Highest and lowest temperatures record for Oct 24 76 In 1900 and 26 In 1947 Minimum at other Maine stations Rumford 36 50 47 Augusta 44 Old Town 38 and Houlton 40 Caribou 38 39, and Scarborough Site Chosen For Runners Plan To Revamp Kite Track Dropped By Davis Ground has been broken for if of the Country's finest mile running a plant to be located on 500 acres In Scarborough be- tween Route 1 and the super It was revealed day by Fred H. Pine Point canner and president of the track Officials of the Verrier Con- struction which has the estimate the track will be completed by June 1, 1950 It will be the first new ning track construction lowing legalization of racing by the last The Scarborough plant Bnow will be built because sion of the Old Orchard Beach Kite Track for both running and harness races was not feasible Among owners of the new track are operators of the Kite Track Spacious Layout Planned The Scarborough project will In- clude a mile track 80 feet wide on the straightaways and 90 feet on the a steel and concrete grandstand to seat S 000 and clubhouse with capacity for 1.000 more quarters for the graded Infield and paved parking for cars A paddock be located In the rear of the grandstand More than three miles of fence will Inclose the area Owners believe It will be the only track In the Country with a private airport and probably the Continued on Page Sth Col. British Split Over China Issue London Expected To Recognize Reds Oct. 22 Britain and the United States are beginning to pull apart on the Issue of recognizing the nist government of China Indications are that London may establish full diplomatic re- lations fairly soon Whether this happens will depend finally on whether the Communists leave the British alone at Hong Kong nnd to respect their rights there Official Washington on the other now regards tion bv the United States as months in the future The developing split between the two Allies on this Is not regarded by American or British diplomatic authorities here as a vitally ous problem It Is considered rather an Inevitable reflection of their differing national Interests British Interests Greater British financial Interests in China for example have been roughly estimated at 10 times of the United States which may stand at about The British have Hong Kong un- der long-term lease and regard Woman Chokes To Death In Cell After Shooting 2 Biddeford Men fnr m. m tad n. 13 ho Buffi 1114111 It as one of the great Empire Continued on Page 2: 2nd Col. t 1 30 p m tat minimum I ml 1 10 Utn Uti Mln 77 3 76 r iun 9un 4 440 born Kit 4 h 30 m Rt Jl V N M I 10 U. N. Cornerstone Dedication Today Truman To Speak At Ceremony View Red Feather Parade Here Halfway Point In Drive More than 10 000 Greater landers turned out Sunday after- police to watch the Red Feather parade mark the halfway point in the 1949 Community Chest campaign The 45-mlnutc long column this year Included a large sentation of vehicles from the commercial and Industrial con- cerns from the area ranging from pickup trucks with birthday cakes the largest sized tractor Unique Participate Highlights In the stream of floats were the exuberant ful sluggers in the ambulatory match of the Portland Club the ing Indians from South Portland and the livestock exhibit of the Home with the most bored looking cow seen on Congress Street for many a day Judging from the enthusiasm of the marchers and watchers the 45-minute parade suffered tle from the two previous and the slightly more than 24 hours notice given today's event Continued on Pace 2; 3rd Col. Farmer Dies Alter Cow Falls On Him Oct. 23. dore 82, Greene died here this afternoon from In- juries suffered when a cow fell on him while he was attempting to remove it from a truck Bernard was brought to St Mary's General suffering internal Injuries and a possible spinal Born at Que Today's Guide 4 Kaln Davis 11 Building 8 9 Letters Clarified 17. 1] Iflo New 23. United Nations Assembly will hold nn unprecedented outdoor I'd inar on Manhattans 42nd Street Monday to hear President man and witness the laving of the cornerstone for the new U N home The President will make a in 2 Woman Die On Maine Highways Sanford Pair Killed At North Winterport Scout Leader Three Maine persons were killed in automobile accidents Sunday In widely separated sections of the state Dead are Robert 17, and Tevor 17, both of and Miss Maude E 49, he Is survived by his a brother three sisters and a By Press Herald Photographer Bridson IN CHEST PARADE Section of Ihe Community Chest parade which drew 10.000 people to Street Sunday passes Hall Center cheerleaders of Greater Portland schools carry banner and draw a huge chest symbolic of campaign Berube Case Suspect Held By R. I. Police Portlander Admits Here Rhode Island State Police picked up a Portland youth as a suspect In the of Mitchell A 50, shot in the heart by a cold-blooded killer in the Washington Avenue gas tion where he officials said Sunday night County Attorney Daniel C Donald and Detective Capt ward M who have led police in their practically investigation into the baffling said the er was picked up at Hope R I According to information re- layed to local the local man hitchhiking The spect admitted he had known Berube and had been at the filling station on several occasions The Rhode Island police were quoted as saying the local man told them he had had in Portland and left here last Continued on Page 2. 7th Col. The Sanford were killed ihen the car were In left the road at North turned and sheared off a telephone pole Two companions are in critical condition in the ford Miss Adams secretary of the Girl Scout Council was killed when struck by an automobile while walking across the state highway at terport North Oct. Sanford teen-age youths were killed instantly today and two Auto Fatality Score Oct. 24 1941 119 1948 149 1947 128 Probe Into Defense Against A-Bomb Set For January Concerned Over Nation's Unpreparedness Against An Attack Oct. 23. The Congressional Atomic gy Committee will open a United Nations Day With public Inquiry in 12 rial trip from Washington for his minute address for Ihe Comics Crate Crossword Dunne Editorials Financial Haworth 18 Radio n 10 Senator Smith 3 IB Social 3'Sports 11 U 14 Theaters 13 10 Time For Fun 1 fl S Uncle Ray 16 1A Women s 14 14 THREE WEEKS FROM TODAY him on the platform silent this time Is expected to be Soviet Foreign Minister An- drei V one of the ma tor spokesmen for the eastern bloc In the cold war with the west Is one of seven U N presidents slated to participate The statesman and diplomats of 59 member nations count on the ceremonies to be In the nature of an international with both sides laying aside their political differences for the moment The day Is to be observed throughout the world World leaders and plain people Continued on Page 7th CoL Into the state of the tion s civil defenses against ic it was revealed today Chairman Brien Conn said the committee's staff Is already laying the groundwork for the hearings which grew out of the disclosure that Russia now has atomic explosives he members of the committee will inspect atomic plants throughout the Nation to see at first-hand what this Country is doing to maintain Its A-bomb production lead over Russia A subcommittee headed by Rep Chet left this week end for Los N M to confer with experts at the base Committee Concerned McMahon declined to pass ad- vance Judgment on the cml de- fense but members of the committee are known to be concerned about the Nation s relative Unpreparedness for coping with the catastrophe of an atomic other bovs were critically hurt when their car left Country Club Road overturned and sheared off a telephone pole Killed in the crash were Robert 17 son of Mr Continued on Page 2. Sth Col. Friends See Husband Drown Augusta Man Loses Life In Kennebec Oct Zt An man drowned In Ihe River this afternoon while his wife and friends watched Paul E 40 by accidental drowning about 410 p m according to attack A survey recently United revealed Press that very few cities have even begun to make plans for dealing with the Representative John F warned In a letter to President Truman earlier this month planning that being civil defense neglected by Continued on Page 2; 3rd Col. ral Captain Edward Wilson M All gusta police said ed from a car and climbed over a fence in a parking 10 to board a waiting boat He slipped the fell between the boat and shore The dead mans wife and Mis Dawson Wyman waited while man crippled owner of the launch notified both police and the fire departments of the accident Members of both dragged the rhei for 30 before locating the body in the was an employe in an Augusta He is survived by his Foul Play In Case Virtually Out Fall Blamed For Fatal Injuries lay was ruled out night in the death of Chester S 65, former Bath health as a half-dozen ators ended an all day probe County Attorney James B. cms jr said that no evidence has been uncovered that any other person had been concerned witt death and expressed belief he had been Injured In a all Hemorrhage Caused Death An autopsy today revealed thai death was due to hemorrhage o the according to Dr Philip O Lincoln County cal examiner When Kingsley s bloody glasses and false teeth were lying on the floor beside him and shirt front was blood The autopsy also indicated that he hac suffered two broken ribs and blackened and cut right eje Working with Perkins on the probe were Philip specia for Attorney Genera Ralph Sheriff Herbert L Jinkham Deputy Clifford Leeman ocal Police Chief Waldron Reed and three members of the state Lt. Arthur Sgt John T Crosby and Francis W Powers Continued on Page 2; 1st Col. Former Councilor Blanchette Critically Injured Friend Hurt In Struggle To Take Gun From Mrs. Pauline Chouinard Woman Later Taken 111 And Dies V Oct. Biddeford woman choked to death n a cell in Biddeford police station early this morning less than two hours after police said she shot former City Fablen 41, of 52 Grove in an ment scuffle in which another man also was Police said the shots were fired by Mrs. Pauline 30, of 299 West Blanchette was in critical con- dition in Webber Hospital tonight with a bullet in his liver and an- other In the right shoulder 65. who lived with Blanchette In a second-floor and was wounded in the Tight leg in the was treated at the hospital and dis- He told police he was shot when struggling with Mrs. Chouinard for the gun Mrs. Chouinard had been booked on a charge of intoxication which was later changed to assault with intent to County Medical Examiner liam T. said she died from Police ed she had become nauseated in her Police Capt. Edgar re- constructed the shooting this way after questioning witnesses Employed As Domestic Mrs. employed by Blanchette as a left his apartment at 1 30 a. m She returned an hour later and was refused admission Police said she apparently had been drinking heavily in between As she tried to climb the rear stairs to Blanchette's second-floor apartment she Then she went to the front of the building Sevigny said she broke Into Blanchette's apartment In the Blanchette had gone downstairs to his Mrs Lilly Blanchette went upstairs and as he opened the kitchen door he met Mrs. Chouinard armed with a caliber revolver She fired one and chette fell to the floor Sevigny said The shot awoke Trudeau He wrestled with Mrs Chouinard for the gun A second shot was fired in the struggle It ripped through Trudeau's Fishermen Back New Rescue Plan Hail Proposal For Destination Log By Sanders R. Johnson Local fishing Industry leaders pledged support Sunday to a plan which would enable trie coast to reach disabled men more They hailed the trip plan posal as an outstanding safety measure for fishermen Their reaction came quickly to a coast guard suggestion that fishermen keep the local base in- formed of their trip plans before leaving port The base would have at hand the departure and arrival times of the boats names of the fishermen and where planned to fish right thigh and lodged In shoulder as he lay on the kitchen v Sevigny said the gun used in the shooting belonged to a former Biddeford reserve It was usually kept ed in his with the lets nearby Mrs. Calls Police Police were called by Mrs They took Mrs Chouinard to the police station and booked They said she was unable to speak coherently At 4 28 a. m. police put an In- Continued on Page 2; 6th Col. Fablen Blanchette Grant Raps Reed Stand On Tidelands Says U. S. Can't Do Less Than State Oct S Democratic gubernatorial today took issue with Sea and Shore Fisheries Commissioner Richard E Reed's contentions thaft the Federal Government may step In and take over control of the fishing industry following a U S Supreme Court ruling in California case Said Grant in a prepared ment Reed of the and Shore Fisheries Department is entirely too hasty In what the Federal Government may do with the Maine fishing Industry as the result of the preme Court's ruling In tion with the oil found on nia believe It is much wiser to and get the measured ment of those who will decide issue The Federal Government cannot possibly do less for fishing industry than the Continued on Page 2; 8th CoL Operators of promised their the larger boats complete support of the but some fishermen expressed doubt that all who op- erate In smaller craft would operate The biggest hitch to complete cooperation appeared to be in the reluctance of some fishermen to disclose to anyone the areas where have found good Ing Small boat fishermen re- turn to port The larger boats stay out on the grounds from three to eight days All trip plan Information would Continued on Page 2; 4th CoL U. S. Corporate Profits Drop For 3rd Consecutive Quarter Dip In Tax Collections Indicated May Hike Nation's Deficit 4 Billion Oct. 13. Corporate profits dropped in the period for the third consecutive the Commerce Department reported tonight The impact was recorded Im- mediately in National income of which corporate profits make up about of the total The decline Indicated a coming drop In corporate Income tax col- lections that would help widen the mark by which Government In- come falls short of expenditures Department calculations put the total of second quarter be- fore at off 12 per cent from the preceding ter and down about 25 per cent from the second quarter of time 1948. The department reported that the National Income slipped to an annual rate of 700.000 000 for the second from an annual rate of 000 000 In the previous quarter and in second quarter 1948. Front Margins profit played a big part in the downturn of Continued on Pace 2; 6th CoL EVERYTHING FOR THE SCHOOL BAND BRAND NEW Per Month On Our Plan EASTERN MUSICAL SUPPLY CO Bldg. 4th Floor 10 Congren Square 1EWSP4PERS
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