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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1947, Yuma, Arizona                             'I'illi AT YUMA As Reported By IT. S. Weather ISurrau Highest 21 hours.................81 Lowest lust 24 hours ................4ti hitih this dale..............fiS Average low this dale..............11 llohilHe hunjjtjjty, H AND NTINEL WEATHER FORECAST TO TUESDAY NIGHT Jiicleasing high cloudiness pro- bably becoming heavier Tuesdity; temperature about the sum? to- not so warm Tuesday. VOLUMK 22 Yuina, Juiuiitry 27, I'JIT VOLUME 22 r 4 VALLEY FARMERS TO PRESENT FACTS TO KRUG ON THE SEEPAGEJROBLEM :-n ufLiTiiiulli to n eonfideii- ruck Ihc built. The development of ti.-il mccl'iiK hulil Friday morninj; Ilic project might IIP, anil "t Uie San Carlos of water usera. must ho. the Ui'iTlop- mid ehamber (jf com- merit possible for yinnii county meree iiffii-inls on lhe bitter I for all time, and it must fro on." between the valley am! the ]3u-j Cungre.'i.sman Murdoel: nl.io has IMIII of rtrrlnimiliuii beeause of been in teleplumie communication a enmndllec will Yue.s- day nigbt entrain to Washington lo confer wilh Secretary of !ht Interior .1. A. Kim' and high Hu- rcan chiefs. The cdinmitlee ht.aile llunry I'Vaiienfclder wi! i f up by ntliMiipt with Commissioner of the Muremi of Reclamation, who vol- unteered the MiKpfcstirm that the Jiureau increase its speed in reme- dying mutters. Attending at last Friday's meet- ing with lhe regional engineers a definite jitnnd from were Hlnvc Sliirx'cji. I'eto Camp- Washintfton on tbf iVcti'mal, bell. W. Iloettchcr, IV. Newcomer. i-.tniKKli! the uuienni" ot" which in N. llindle, N. L. Fran- thu opinion of expert observe is will determine lhe lives and pcrity of the entire area. Ac- companying Mr. Pr.'iunfelder :ire n. C. Smith. Roy Baikley. MUI Floyd Newcomer. To Orafl Keller Tuesday noon, Lhe new tural committee- of the ehamber will convene ai.d draft a iett'.T expressing the chamber's stand which lilt; delegation will Lake alonjv- According to John Pair- weather, secretary-manager of the chamber, the committee which in hemled by Ham Dick, will gel up definile Already in mi clfnrt lo di.iputf, wi.-ll.s been in Hit; valley lo determine whether lhe seepage i.s caused bv ovcr-irrlgiilinn in the valley o'l Urjimifjc from Uie mesa, but it will be nunie Lime before the Bu- reau. ejiabled to report on the findings. Allead Attending the confidential meeting were A. r.'.. West and Mr. Sweet, regional engineers from Boulder City who urged the boarr; of directors of Ibo chamber o' commerce to back up a telegram which hnil been sent to Krug last week declaring that "publicity has been of a nature Unit pro- ,-re.ss in Vunia anil the entire Yimii' (li.slrlcl i.-i Ihrt-al.cncd. lan'l in the city and county have already dropped, and the P.ure-itt of Reclamation develop- ment of the Gib-project is peril- ed by action neinir taken' to'rtay bv the Vuma County Water Users Association that proposes an immediate injunction against tile Cila project." In a. telegram to the chamber January Setritnr advised thai, investigation is pres- ently being made as to the cause of tile seepage and the correc- tional steps lo be taken. The renator said that an expert drain- rgc engineer was being sent to the area to .study conditions. From Murdoch In fast moving developments of nroblom which affects 000 acres, Congressman John C. Mur- ock that "nobody in Yuma Somerton Woman Fatally Burned in Stove Explosion A Homer ton woman Saturday was fatally burned and died the Yuma hospital when a slove in hrr Iiome explod- ed. She way Mrs. FJuIalin Rivera. 06, ;i SomerLon resident for 22 years. Surviving Mrs, Rivera are 2 sons and daughters ail of Somer- ton; and 1 brother and 1 siller. Slie had been a widow for several years. A will hi', held Mil-lay al the li'imr nf -I'M- in Sniiirrliiii lol lowed Tuesday at. II with funeral ser- vices at Catiioliu church in Yimiii. The procession will leave Mr. Arvi.so's Jiome at and in- terment will be in the Ymna ceme- tery. YUMA IS ON FORUM PANEt enfelder. P.. C. Smith, A. O. lirous- snril. C. 0. Rkstrom. F. C. Brn- den. Jack Rohrer, Ray Barkley and Joe Collopy. GRADUATED TAX SLASH PLAN URGED Instead of Flat 20 Per Cent Cut On All incomes WASHINGTON. Jim. 27 A graduutcrl tn.x reduction giving greatest relief tn low in- come groups -was studied by House Republican chiefs today as a substitute for the pending bill fur a flat 20 per cent cut on all incomes up to a year. A prominent Republican sug- resteil a sliding scale ranging from a 20 per cent cut to the lowest income groups to 12 pnr :ent on the higher brackets. He -aid this would give the greater' percentage cut lo those who need it most. Congress began a busy weclt with these developments: 3. Four Republican senators met to complete a bill thnl would authorize an immediate 15 or 20 ner cent increase in rent ceilings and terminate all controls nee '11 or April .10. 1018. 2. Sen. Alexander Wiley. W'is.. warned that pending portal- nay suits were increas- ing the threat of a business re- Hfi nnred prompt pjiss- ige of legislation to outlaw remove "this spreading suits and fear that is paralyzing all indus- try." .1. Four House Appropriations began hearings 'iioking toward reductions in President Truman's ?07 .100 000 000 hudgel.. for the fiscal year starting .Inly I. Congress must an expenditures coiling by l-'ch. n. Republican leaders hope ii. will be lo lower than the pros; ident's estimate. Verbal fireworks were in store n.s Senate members of the Joint Atomic Energy committee opencii hearings on Air. Truman's five appointments to the Atomic Energy Control Commission. Sen. Kcnnclli lleKcllar, 11.. Tenn.. de- nounced L'svicl Ulicnthal. the commission's i-liainnan-designate. as an advocate of "Stalhrsm" I'liil asked the committee to re- ject him. 8. Lynn R. Edminstcr. vice cliiilrman of the "U. S. Tariff Com- mission. assured uneasy congress- men that American will not hp tossed I., the wnlvis" ill- Inui-i- lariff Mis slatement as Kt-iMih- lirnn.i in the Hi-u.-ic and mappcil plans to reM'.riet n sus- pend the reciprocal trade pro- gram. Passage Antl.-ip'ili-il The first tax bill of the new Congress comes -up In the House 'Continued on Page G) 500 Elks Return I To Coast After 'Yuma Visitation May, Gorsson Brothers Plead Innocent to Fraud Charges T. H. NeWfflail's HlKT OVERLOADING CAUSED SSeS CRASH OF AIRtlNER WHICH KILLED 22 AT COPENHAGEN Former me.s-'imun Andrew ,J. icfL nccompnnicd by hh attomt-y, WariLn E. MJIMCU Miuiiciiml Court, D. C., niter pl.ciidini; Innncrnt to clmrf.v.s that hi- ;uul Uiroc Ii: of thn Garcson numition.s coinbtitc entered into conspiracy lo dclnnid ihc puvcnirncni ni eon. tracts. Also .sliown leavint; court, after nnlcrtii" ihclr plea nf innoc'cnl are the photo, left to rijjhU, Henry fiarfaon, Murrny Garsson, Jo.sepli lrrc'Cinan. iix'jr, und Allen J. KniUi-e, aitorney lor G brothers. lion Monday was slijjhlly improved ____ but .still critical. Jiccurtiinj? l'> the i COI'KN'HAGIOX Jan. -T 'UR- VUMIU Om-ral Hospital -Mr. NVw- j sources to. mail, um-tiiiH- .shrrili. had over- that inij-lil lirtvt- tiinu'd liis jei-p nijilil i the crash of twin- aiii-r HtrikinK a Htifipilal mi- j DaUoia tn.napoia -qiH-iUi-ii that visilor.s re- j v.'3iich fir-ice Moore. Arnericai n until he JERUSALEM KIDNAPED British Official Is Adducted by Jewish Underground Unit era .star. Prince Gu.s'.uv Adolf of f Sweden and 20 olher persons were killed. The transport pounds, against( UM'l.-i, when it Himherl (iff lhe Kiistntiip t til-it: yi-otcrdjiy, tippfi 'tvur as if t.-xplinjed. A commission was named to- day to investigate the crash of the Dutch Kl.M airliner. No of- ficial report of the disaster had been made. -At Am stardom representatives .specula ted that TIic- CARD SAYS SLAYER WILL SURRENDER Hints 'Dahlia' Killer Will Give U.p On Wednesday LOS ANGELES. Jan. A person be the' tor- ture slayer of "Black Dahlia" Elizabeth Short. 22. in a taunting letter today offered to surrender to police Wednesday. Thn letter, addressed to The Los Angeles Examiner, ''appears to he Homicide Capt. Jack Donahoe said after inspecting the can] on which it was written. A quick examination by Police Chemist Kay Pinker showed no fingerprints. The card, mailed in downtown Los Angeles late yesterday, read: "Here it i.s. Turning in Wed Jan. 29 ID a. m. Had my Tun at police. Black Dahlia Avenger." On Penny 1'uslcard Thf: note was scrawled in holriiy- capilal Icttor.s. Jt wa.s written in ink on a penny post- en nl. Donahoe said the mitfht he the "letter to follow" referred to by the sardonic slayer last wefk when lie mailed newspapers ;i package containing personal ef- fects of the beautiful "Black Dah- whose mutilated body was found .Tan. 15. Caial Marshall. 21. Tularo. Cat.. after she told i3ar.simv. Cal., r :iSui who killer! Miss Short, was dismissed hy of- ficers as a thrill-srekfi' who. nothing of the case hut what she had Cleaned from reading the newspapers. Rep, Landis Urges World Ban on Peacetime Draft Jan. 27- (U.R1 Rep. Gerald Laudis. K.. Ind., todav iuiroduced :t resolution urg- ing tho Unite'I States to work for worldwide abolition ol compulsory military service before considering a priicHiliir draft. A sharp rise in armv recruiting strong t.hened l In? belief. mean- that the draft act will be allowed to die when the present extension expires March Ul. Landis said compulsory military Acres of Public-Owned Land Will Be Thrown Open to Entry on Yuma Mesa This Year, Says B.R. LMore thwn acres of pub- ciops of the YIIIUH Mesa Division liciy-owried lands, will be thrown of the Gila Project amounted tr. open this j-car for settlement in' approximately during the new Oihi Project mesa divis- i the past year, with only ion. it has been announced by the j iuyitcly acres in cultivation.! Bureau of Reclamation. Within J The principal returns were from; Lhe next two years, more than alfalfa and pasture. jri.OQO acres of which 12.000 are i intcicst i.s being centered on privately-owned, will have ample 840 acres o! garden peas being water facilities. j grown fur seed purposes by the ORLEN SPAIN CRITICALLY HURT.CRASH Plane Crashes Near High Tanks, South of Wellton, Sunday Ork-n D. Spain, a private pilot from Wellton. is in critical condition in Yuma General hos- pital today as a result of an air- plane crash near High Tanks Sunday afternoon. According to reports from L--.- Spain, piloting a Taylor- ;ro.R1 thc airport. !iy KLIAV M I'rcss Sin IT C'orn-spnnili'fit Jfin. 27 Juwish iinderfrroiind kidnrip- fc'i llalph firit- isn piX'S'dcnt. of tin; 'I'd Aviv Dis- t fiurt, tuday wh'de a .'iiaiiiiiliit. I'ir aim! IKT I'.ritish jviiian only IJi (Thf; Brilish Exchange Tele- j Agency reported that Windhum was abducted from his' court by 10 iiien armed with j Lomr.iy guns, who carried him ufi '.n a car. is lieir pre- sumptive to Bowycr-Smyth laronetx'y he'd by Capt. Sir TMiiMp Bowyer-Smyth.) The abduction of like: that of the British bunker H. I. Collins yesleulay. appeared a revenge move by the underground for Uie scheduled The ncu the Yuma development Armv Air F tios up area thus welding together a city continuity over the mesa com- plete with shops, homes and mo- tor courts. I ii d list riali.sls, iiumrsil-c see Iv- ors, motor c'liurt and d title ranch investors arc, already exploring iLg'rnHes of information which know about tin: eliniu.th; rec- ords, irrigation water :ini) pow- er us thu innv area opens up a lung; awaited city expansion. predcvelopment con- Whitney Eeiid Company and su- pervised hy Ralph McC-ill." "Alfred G. 1-loss is also growing1 -10 acres ent hus received many imhcalioiu Leumi. .Manlnint TJKU- battalions of British sol- diers were searching thc northern f Jerusalem for Collins I crashed, into the ground as h 1 wan circling at a low altitude Uear High tanks. He alone i the plane. Thrts fricn'Js of suburbs of Jerusalem for Collins Giiyle. Bill Hicks, and Sam Schus- and his kidiKipi_rs this morning tor--who were camping at High when AVindham.was seised. It was Tanks, ran to the demolished the greatest manhunt in the city's hi.stoiy. Details of the kid" were slow in bccomi.ij: !iv- aiiauk'. Windhani was -U. He president of the; court, i uf tin; British Admin- toward specially less subject to frost tha.ii in the United States. People in tho "B lift have gone about developing1 a fine j after ser citius area, which has become a j acJtics since JO.'i-O. show place. piano and cut the pilot our. of the wreckage. They drove him to Wellion. where his nephew. Hugh Spa'n. drove him to Yuma. 1 Kirst reports indicate that ho became suffered fractures of the skull, a broken arm. a cracked vertebra .vhich 1 istratin i Palestine, last year ig in it in various cap- and numerous ci and bi uiscs 'tbnut the face and body. During Lhe recent air here. OrJen piloted the win- The ncv.- kidnaping prompted j ning plane ia a, bombing conte.it. Jt is predicted that the produe-; redoubled efforts in the search for j He i.s a brother of Larry Spain, lion of RrHpeuiiH, lemons, and I the. abductors of Collins. An area i of the Spain Flying Service here! some varieties of oranges, wil j cordoned by -10.000 persons surpass any other area in thej Cordoned oi.- uy the Second Lin-; count, v. Hit.- tniuspuit i'tit much HI.evil aiur climbing too rapidly at the CilltSft. Ilushiind On U'ny Mi.-w Moore's tmshuml, Valen- tin PartMa. was reported on Ids way hen- frmn their villa at Cnmie.s tc. claim Uie body, of the singer. One source she was r.vper-iod to be cremated and the a.'ihrs sent to Cannes. Crown Pr'ni'-o Custnv i'lWfdi'ii scheduled lo juurmiy by train fnmi .Sluckliolnt tomor- n-w In rlaini the nf turn, M-unid in liiu- S'.vrdi.'ih thnuir. Hu v.-ill takt! it back by The courts of the Svandinav- iiiii lands were in deep mourning. Authorities i even led that ihu disaster occurred in the midst of a controversy over the load lim- its for the Dakotas, known in U. Si. civilian aviation as the DC 3 and in the Army as the C--17. Only recently the Scandin- avian countries petitioned Britain to lower the specified toad.s of Uie planes. ;i Nations Protest Sweden, Norway and Denmark protested agahi.'it the P'lijiid in 'i weight for tlic L'akola ;us Britain. Tliu r r- c M in in e n d e tl iiiitxiKiinu wniglit tin- tn afj.OOO pu'inds. 'fJii; Dutch maximum was reported-to be pounds. Miss Moore was going to sing 'n Stockholm after a highly suc- cessful appearance here Saturday night. Pier French aeeuhipanist. two of her Danish impresarios and Gerda Neumann, noted 'Dan- ish singer, were among the dead. The plane wsy on a. run from Amsterdam lo Stock- holm. It had stopped at Copen- 'lagen for 25 minutes. Its motors were given a routine check dur- ing the halt. Prince Gustav Adolf' had flown in the from Amsterdam, where hr had been the guest, ol Prince Bcrnhard of the Nether- lands. He stepjjcd frriin the plane at Copenhagen to buy a' Swedish newspaper and told newspaper- men "J have nothing to say. As usually J do not give statements to the press." Miss Moore and her party step- ped abo.ird the plane sh'uflJy be- fore it took off. The its Hi passengers and ii crew lyembers rose from the ground. faltered, plunged into UK; w.ov. dovcied earth and exploded. The predcvelopment con-1 county. j colnshire. lioyai Irish Fusiliers sisted of clearing" and leveling, j According to crop the land Oxford and Bucks Light In-j constructing faring ditches, and the value uf Lhe yield Horn tantry battalions. I to ;soil acres finmnntctl to I j crop, siicli us barley, sudan grass, {This income is all the more i and alfalfa. Although the plant mar.kable when it is remembered: Th- search centered m the sub-j ing" of these crops' Is for Lying that this area, is in all stuecs of, mt'hs  n Yrnin tonight, nffi-! rrfisln-d a takeoff frnm announced. Mr. Barry killing them and 'JO umpaiued by .Sam olliers. Potluck Dinner to Feafore Visit of VFW Commander A. G, Ogburn Rites This Afternoon Adolphus n. Oghurn who ciicd Wednesday ill Kan Bernar- dino, will be; interred at Dn.Hert Lawn Munnjrijt! park after a scr- at cimpel this af- ternoon at Mr. Ogburn. who was DG years old. was born in Alabama and i.s survived hy sons Robert Troy of Sun JncinLii. Viillnn H. of Ymna. Kenni'tli O. or wild Adol- IIMUS I'anl. now in KerviiM: with y. Marines; and a daughter. -Mrs. I'anl Knjisel of Han I.uis Surviving also are U bro- thers and 3 sisters. Mrs. Ogburn was in Vuniii when Mr. Ojfburn passed away. The de- ceased hrul come to Bard valley in 101S and re-sided there until ;i years nsro when he moved'to San Bernardino. P.ev. will officiate. I-ieeds Conscience and wiser to San Dicfco. Redondo also would Ucach, Santa Monica and a worka-] slrielions o day world. They had heen the lies of 01 -11 esnlt in "greater re- cr tile lives and nctivi- people causiim i the benefit uf scienec. .M. Miiekell, vire-presldi-nl of Ihu Hrsl NiiliDiml liiinK "f Arl- i.nnu, anil n-.JirlgcT iif Hie Yiinin Iraneh, will In- hanking rv- niemlH'r nf Ihe panel which dlM-uss We Avoid In- nl. Ihc (ijii'il fiinini 8 p.m. Tlmi-Mlny, .Ian. nl Ihe high M'lmnl aiidiloriuin. The puli- lie Is invlleil In attend. to Tl'.-i Whllinir, sccrutsiry. I Mr. Whiting Hlso iinnoiineeil tlial Fninlt IJninn of lhe Cnliforniii tlelfgjition hnd brought in ft load of lobsters, nhnlonc. and barr.i- 1'iirlii as n return ronrlesy for a Wednesday fish dinner jit 7 p.m. nfter which a regular meet- injr will hi- held. February 1.1th. Orval E. Martin. Frank Nelson. Kussell Tucker and .1. Ii. Hallnran will lie inili- into lhe Kilts, Mr. Wlillinpr said. An Old Timers and Piisl. rOxnll.ed Rulers evenins will be held at the annual oyster dinner February 12th. R. O.'l.awler will be in charge, of the Old Timers while Frank Leldendceker will be the duiirnmn of the Past Exalted Rulers. Tucson and Ajo Mareh 21 and 'I't will bo in Yuma on a visi- tation lo lhe luail UPOU. ohanj-'e.s in Capt. C. t. JohnsJon Returns From Tokyo Paul, War of Personnel, said he would await final recruit- iiifr figures for .lanuarv before de- ciding whether or not to recom- pirnd draft extension. Pmliminnry figures, however, indicated volun- tary rnPsl.ments were coniini; close to Ihc desired mark. The armv signed UP Si.UtO men in Uie week 01' Jtni. S-M, a sharp jtimn from the in lhe week of Jan. There has been a steady upward trend ever since lhe low point, was reached in the week of Hoe. ITi-SI, when only signed up. The army has said it will not nsk for an extension of Selective Capt. Charles L. Johi'.iMon Ifi.'t.S was graduates fi'1 Ifi years of gangdom's most vici- ous figure were clouded over by a mental fog. ('a pone .suffered from a menial disease, the doctor said, which caused lapse of.mensoiv. Rut he sleadfasl'.y declined to name the disease. Other sources close t C'apone Yuma High school anil who loaay said that his memory did not ex- both members and their ladies1 Another C-t7 or Dakota, owned start at with th ft 7 The meeting will .S oVlork. Members of Uie auxiliary rnm- mittee in nf Lhe dinner have asked that Juembers be the clubhouse promptly am! that each one brinu silverware. i.s a physician, han returned from Tokyo wln-ro he was regimon'.nl ID tin1 5th Cavalry, it was learned his father.' Charles I.. deputy collector of thn S. I.KS- toms nt lhe port of San The captain was a< roinpa ;n by nis wife and son. Charles I-. .lohnslon, on a flying I rip through Yuma enrollte to his father. On leave from serv- ice and a resident nf Los A1-- tfeli's. Cnpl. Johnston was in of the hospital train at tend bark brvond imprisonment at Aleatra? and Atlanta. Hr soklnm referred to bis criminal en Tver, they said, and showed no concern or remorse. Toronto, Canada Optometrist1 Gets 5 Yrs. for Espionage Anti-Government Riots Continue !n Egypt Today dinner i by Spencer a charter ser- pon at I vice, crashed :u a take-off a'. dnn airdr'tir.c. outside Satunlay en to Airi'-i by way" of Umiiu and killed persnns. On Saturday, a privately C-ir.. a twin-engined I.tceehcratt, i-rashed outside Kennesalaor. Ind.. killin-c five salcsm-Mi nf Ihr IJ. R. Machine Corp.. ennmlc In a ness meeting. in Justice Court Jan. 2 government riots i Justice of the iVa.-c K. II. Anli- Lutes Satuiila" fined C 1 a r e n e fo OTTAWA, Jan. 'J7 lU.IN Henry larris. Toronto uptomelrisl, .Service if it can get cnoukdl volun- Camp Hahn before being assign- pion.'ige in hehatl teei'H to meet Its needs. Gen. I'lilll I el! in Tokyo. He was graduated today and senten cstlmalcd at from 1I.C.L.A. where lie obtained in Ire penitenli men n inontli. I his degree in medicine. al least students had been in- jured in clashes with police at found guilty nn two charter, of t-s-j Alexandria. tf Siivid Kussia i 'itvi-rsity slu- ed in live years dents stoned and street hy Carli'lon j cars, ni'id at. the Moharrem school continued in i Heaps for driving Egypt for Ibo second straight day with the alternative of spcndim; loday and unofficial estimates said days in jail. The coiupTa nt hy e e I County judge A. G. I telcgrnph poh-s wore .set ufire. ilrawn by highway patfn man For disturbing the Mai1- aucio hobato wns 1'j days in jail. The defendant was brought jn by patrolman L. i1'. "My eonsE.'ience is always gellini; j me into things." said j Fiddlier nf Milwaukee, ii.-, .suecceding where have (.'tiled, he Immghi oflicials ol tin: iarni equipment plant and CtO iiulo'.voikeri' un- iuii leaciers together in ids par- sonage. 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