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   Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - July 3, 1952, Corona, California                                 PHONE 1234 BEFORE 6:15 P.M.  IF PAPER IS NOT DELIVERED  The« Daily Independent maintains a man witn a car who knows all delivery routes in Corona. If you don't get your Independent please telephone by 6:15 p.m. and it will be delivered at 6:30 p.m.  VOL. 25  7 CENTS  CORONA, CALIF.  Supporting What We Believe Right; Opposir\g What We Believe Wrong;  IBÄFTBr  Always Anxious to Correct Errors.  WlEAtHER  Mostly clear tonight and to-moprow but night and morning lo^ clouds and f^g alon^ the coa^t. Slightly warmer aitemoons in the west portion.  femperaturo: High 85; low 51 (24 hours).  Noon high: 84,  THURSDAY. JULY 3. 1952.  Record Vacation Spree Is Expected During Weekend  Vacationists* Exodus Is ^ Likely to Set All Time Marie  The greatest three-day vacation spree in history will hit California  July 4 weekend, it^was predicted today by the Automobile Club of —— SQuthem-California- Coronans and all other citizens are expected to • take advantage of the three days of vacation.  With facilities at most hotels and resorts already sold out, thousands of motorists who fail to m^ake reservations before leaving home will be forced to sleep in J' their cars or to camp out, a club J spokesman said.  The unprecedented exodus of vacationists from cities to crowded California playgrounds will be  iigravated by the record-break-S Influx of out-of-state cars. It was pointed out that during, e first five months of this year the number • of out-of-state vehicles entering Southern C^ifor-nla was 25 per cent above the same period in 1951, which was an all-time high.  Stating that the three-day death toll across the nation will hit a record high by Monday, the auto club spokesman urged drivers to help curb traffic fatalities in California.  "Motorists can save lives .this holiday by obeying traffic rules and by not driving after they have become fatigued," he added.  Further warning was directed at d;-iyers who seldom get out of city traffic.  "These motorists often fail to realize that greater driving skill j and precautions are needed when I operating a vehicle on high-spe'ed I highways," he aald.  I - ■' ■ -.^ISi.. ■ , . ,  t  ofElsinoreDied  Elmena Marie Langlais, 77, of Eilsinore, died suddenly last evening at the Corona Hospital. She had. been living for the past two years in Elsinore with her son, William Langlais. and had been in failing health for some time.  She was bom April 1, 1875, in Quebec, Canada. She and her husband had maintained their permanent place of residence in Minneapolis, Minn. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6.  She leaves besides her widower, Victor, five sons: William of Elsinore, Albert of Richmond, Calif., il and Lawrence of Miinneapolis d Joseph of St. Cloud, Minn.; mr daughters, Mrs. Leona Kach-er and Mrs. Alma Gersdorf . of Minneapolis, Mrs. Ida Seeger, of Grand EVjrks, N. D., Mrs|. Marie Rodriquez of, Chicago, 111., also .29 grandchildren and 18 great graiid; children.  The body is being forwarded to Minneapolis today for service and interment. The Bell-Thomas Mortuary is in charge.  ■■ ■ 'ta-  RAUL PADL, MUTiOZ  Raul Paul Munoz, son of Mrs. W. Gonzalez of Corona, recently rfeceived his degree in Foreign Trade at the American Institute for Foreign Trade at Thimderbird Field, Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Munoz, a CHS graduate, earned his BA in Spanish at the University of S9uthem California at Santa Barbara In 1951.  -^^ita-  Wm.Scribner,57, of Wyval Street, Died Wednesday  William S. Scrlbner, 57, of 826 Wyval street, a vetemn of World Wfer I, passed away at his home Wiednesday evening after an extended illness. Mr. Scrlbner and his wife had resided in Corona since last March when they moved here from Vista. Mrs. Scribner is sister of Mrs. Jack Nutter. Mr. Scribner was a third generation native of California born near Orland, August 12, 1894. He was an oil driller throughout the state, including Taft and later worked in the fields near Huntiriglon Beach where th# lived for 17 years.  In 1936 he went to the Baherln Islands and then to Dhahran, Sau-idi. Arabia, in the employ of the Arabian American Oil Co., where he lived until his retirement in December of'1950. . After retirement the Scribners settled in yista and about four months later he became 111 with a heart aliment.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Scribner of the Wyval street address and one son, Robert K. .*=!cribner of La Mesa. Calif: also two brothers, Thomas B. Scrlbner of Los Angeles and Warren Scribner of Hawthorne, and one aunt. Mrs. Ida M. Kelly of Los Angeles He was a member of Himtlng-ton Beach Lodge No. 380, Free and Accepted Masons of Huntington Beach.  Funeral services will be heldl Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Brovra Funeral Home with Rev. Rov P. Tucker, pastor of the First Methodist Church officiating. Tem-escal Masonic Lodge No. 314 will conduct the conmiittal serwce at the grave In Sunnyslope Cemetery.  Corona andNation Plan Festivities Over July Fourth  Band Boosters Event at CHS Stadium; Fire-worlis at 9 P.M.  The Fourth of July celebration in Corona is sponsored by the Band Bóòstérs às c'iororia joins Southern California and the nation tomorrow in observance oi tha 176tlr anniversary of the signing of tl\e Declaration of Independence.  The local festivities will start at the high school stadium at 1 p.m. and continue through the evening, climaxed by a giant firc^ works display at 9 p.m.  Massive fireworks displays will be unleashed at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, the Rose Bowl at Pasadena and at Portuguese Bend. Other observances will be under way in practically every Southland community.  Thè 20th annual fireworks program of the American Legion will be presented all the Coliseum.  Firemen touch off their 26th an-nual display at the Rose Bowl.  >  A heavy cruiser, a destroyer and two medium landing ships will hold "open house" to visitors at Santa Monica.  Squadrons of U.S. Air Force Sabre Jets will roar over the Coliseum to give an impi-ession of war as they wing thrbu^-the-stroam-ing labyi-inth ^¡y multi-colored rockets. "  The show begins at 8 p.m. A circus has been added to the attraction of fireworks by Pasadena firemen for the Rose Bowl celebration, to start at 8il5 p.m. -irs-  Neo-Physicist Is  Most Confusing  Lions club them atleast.  member;  —most of the writ-  HEADLINE HOPPING  SO-YEAR-OLD LAND MARK DOOMED WITH PERMIT TO DEMOLISH  Another old landmarked is doomed with the i^uance of permit to H^ry Slaten to demolish the 50-year-old brick residence on the northwest comer at Sixth zind Memll. The house is to be torn down by J. E. Lewis, Jr. contrac tors.  Situated at 503 West Sixth across from the site of the old Catholic chutch, where W. A Cropper's Ford agency is now lo cated, the early-day home of brick construction marks an era. In recent years it was owned for long time by the Tom McGuires who have moved away.  It was built in the early 1900' or before.  -te!—^-:  Norco Men Are Jailed  On Molesting Charge  Two Norco men were arrested by sheriflPs officers Tuesday charged with molesting and annoying young school children in the Norco area. Booked in the county jail on the misdemeanor charge were Ramona Ortega, 40, an im employed laborer and Elden Fick  43, a filter press operator at the f flats Fuertes 3-3.75, ripes low as ■ Exchange Lemon Products Co. [2.50, Haas 2.25-2.50, Nabals 2.25 «'plant. : ' 250, Spinks $2, Keller 2.2.25. Per  BY OLLIE CRAWFORD  July ushered in season of political conventions. This month, Chicago c,eally will be the windy city.  All the cows in the stockyards will be crowding around to listen to the bull.  The G.O.P. would really like a candidate napied Robert A. Eisenhower or Dwight D. Taft. The convention will open with the national anthem and from then on the band will play "Who?" For the Republicans, July 7 opens the "whiching" season.  Then they sweep out either the Taft or the Eisenhower buttons and the Democrats take over.  The Democrats have so many candidates l}>ey may have a drawing instead .of a Vote. Kefauver has a flock of delegates, but the organization wants to give him the bird. Estes has proved that he's popular with Tom, "Dick and Harry, but not the right Harry.  If it's Kefauver or nobody, Truman will be supporting John Q Nobody.  This July will start with Inde pendence Day, and end up with everybody committed. (Copyrl«ht 19E2. Gen ''""ture-s Corp. --—)fa—^-  L. A. AVOCADO MARKET  • About steady, Local San Diego  including er—are still wondering what that speech they heard today was all about. Ralph Brown, a neo-physi-cist from Fallbrook, spoke on the jaw-breaking subject of "The Bio-Social. Approach to Economic Problems" in which he said that principles of physics could be applied to ecenomic problems and then went into an explanation of neutrons, protons, magnetic fields and other such abstruse terms to prove his point—which he probab ly did.  Much easier to understand was the report oA tlie International Lions club convention in Mexico City which was attended by Pres ident Earl Walker and Glen James They flew to the meeting and managed to see quite a bit of Mex ico and Mexico City as well attending the convention sessions, This was the first meeting that President Earl has conducted since becoming president and he started ofi with a 'bang by it's being his birthday and then, to boot, he gave himself the , day's prize.  Rev. Stanley Graf was intro duced as the newest member the Corona Lions club. A. J. Vel thoen Was today's pro^^am cliair' mafi. '  FORESTERS REPEAT WARNING AGAINST FOURTH FIREWORKS  1776 —A PAMIUAR RIN6I —1952  Ike Says GOP Cannot Win Unless With Clean Hands,  Flaying Tactics of Taftmen  —-- ^ __  War Analysis ^eadUnc^ ^oda^  TRUMAN REJECTS TAFT ACT; CHARGES A STEEL CONSPIRACY  President Truman says he sees no reason to use the Taft-Hartley act to end the steel strike. In his declaration against the act ,the president charges that some steel compRiiles are engaged in a conspiracy against the public interest. Congress had requested the president in an amendment-to-the controlij law to employ the act to end the strike. '  FLORENCE CHADWICK TO TRY TO SWIM CATALINA CHANNEL, NEVER BEFORE AHEMPTED BY WOAAAN  Miss Florence Chadwick, the first woman to swim the English channel b^th ways, goes after anol:^r "first" tomlght. ,  Miss Chadwick will plunge intb'CTie v^ater at the Catalina Isthmus in California. She hopes ot swim the Catalina channel, something no women ever has done. The 32-year-old stenogi-apher says she also will try to break the record.  If she does, it means Miss Chadwick probably Will reach the other end of the 21-mile channel at mid-afternoon tom^orrow, since she'll have to do it in around 15 hours.  George Young holds the record. He .swam the choppy channel in 15 hours, 45 minutes back in 1927.  DEWEY SAYS TAFT CAN'T WIN ON FIRST BALLOT  New York's Governor Dewey predicts that Taft will not recpivo enough votes on the first biUlot for nomination as Taft has claimed. Dewey says actually Taft will get le.-js than 500 votes when the convention votes for the first time. Dewey Is a supporter ot General Eisenhower.  He says Taft's prediction of 603 or 604 votes on the first balloting is "just the old propaganda line". Dewey then went on to forecast that Eisenhower will win the nomination on an early ballot.  By United Press  The new Red proposal on prisoners of War clearly is not enough. The interesting part of it is the hint that in secret dlacuB&lona the Reds might be willing to yield a little more.  Actually, the offer on it.s face contains nothing now at all.  Over a month ago. Rod General Nam II said the Reds would not demand repatriation of South Koreans, only of North Korean and Chinese prisoners. He's Just putting that more formally now with his suggestion for reclassl-ification of tho prisoners by nationalities.  However, It's obvious that any Korean prisoner who didn't want to go back could claim ho was a South Korean and there would be no effective way to disprove the cltim, considering the inadequate identification facllltloa available. Even tho Reds do not luiow how many or which of their men who have been captured by the Allies are really South Korenas and how many are really North Koreans.  But tho Allies would have to give in on the moral principle of voluntary repatriation and that's bad. AIS9, there Is no provision for the red prisoners who don't want to go back. At tlie lh»t screening, well over half the Chinese aald they didn't want to go back.  So, there Isn't much chance yet of a aettlment on the ba«'» o' the i\ew proposal.  The worst thing about It 1b that it will bo mlaropresented In Europe. Wishful European bo-clallsts will jump to tho conclusion again that a truce la Just aruDtid tho corner and that tho AIHch should stop practically all military pressui-o against tho rods,  -HI,-  Fighting Mad Gen. Ike Starts Roaring Middle West Tour  By United t*rt3MM  General Eisenhower is going into the front lines of tho political, battle. . .all set to fight. ^  Standing on the back platfoim of a train in Denver, Colo., ElseAi' ' hower attacked tho convention tactics of Senator Taft and promised an all-out fight to win tho Republican presidential nomination.  Tho Republican national committee today again voted heavily In favor of Senator Taft when It approved tho 13 disputed GOP delo^; , gates from luoulsiana today. Tho committee approved 11 Taft dele^. gates and two backing Eisenhower.  Tho general said tho Republicans can't win in November unlesi tho party—in his wordsi—"comes Into court with clean hands." Therefore, ho said, "1 am going to ask every delegate to help in,, this fight for fair proceedings at tho convention."  Finaly, Eiselnhower said: "Now tliat I'm in the fight, Tm In It with all I've got. After all, I'vo been a fighting man all my life."  Following his Speech, the train pulled out of tho Ij)envcr station and headed cast toward Chicago.  Tonight, Elsonhower will stop over in Lincoln, Neb., to make a speech. Ho'll make scvoral more Bpeechea at stops along the way tomorrow, arriving In Chicago Satunlay.  Senator Taft, already In Chicago, has challenged Elsenhower to attack-tho administration during his cross-country trip.  Speaking to newsmen, Taft aald: "I notice Eisenhower intends to roar acroaa tho coimtry. I only hope ho roara out against Truman, Acheson and Brannan as well as tho Republicans."  TAFT STILL INSISTS HE WILL WIN AT START  Taft repeated his claim that he has enough delegate votes linftd up to win tho nomination on tho first ballot. Ho said ho la "plcklAg up Homo delegates, losing a few." But tho changes are "minor".  23 GOP GOVERNORS SAY DELEGATES INVOLVED IN DISPUTES SHOULD NOT ACT IN DECISIONS  as  State Division of Forestry offi cials repeated the warning .today that all types of fireworks with the exception of some of th« safe-type caps for cap pistols are outlawed In Riyerside County. Across the line In Orange County where the sale and posse.sslon of fireworks is not prohibited, the "contraband" is available but officials warn that it must not be transported Into this county.  Forestry men are primarily concerned with the fire hazard involved.  U. S. Forest Sei-vice officials wamed that fireworks will not be permitted within the boundaries of the National Forests. Persons bringing fireworks into recreation areas within the Cleveland National. Fore.st will likely run into road blocks and any fireworks in their possession may be confiscated.  CRASH OF HUGE 6-JET B-47 KILLS CREW OF 3  In Sarasota, Fla„ .a six-engine jet bomber went down, killing all three of its crew members. The plane is identified as a six-jet B-47, which is larger even than the B-29 Superfort. The plane was based at MacDill Air Force base in Tampa, Fla. Search piano pilots say th& crash left nothing but a blackened hole In tlie earth.  2 CALIFORNIANS DIE IN CANADIAN CAR CRASH  The Rpyiil Canadian Mounted Police have identified tho four California women involved in a fatal trafll^ccldent In the British Columbia Interior yesterday. Their car topped from the trans-Canada highway and plunged Into Thtee Valley lako, 12 miles east of Revol-stoke. The two women trapped in the car and drowned were Mva, Jessie Cushman and Mrs. June Prince. The other two who escaped from the car and swam to shore were Mrs. Margaret Parker, believed to have been the driveV and Mrs. Winnlfred Knight.  SAY AHACK ON STEVENSON IN SOUTH WARNING TO TRUMAN TO NOT TO TRY TO NAME SUCCESSOR  Some of the capital's shrewdest Democrats today interpreted new Southern attacks on Gov. Adlal B. Stevenson as a clear warning to president Truman to "keep hands off' in trying to name his successor.  The Illinois governor had been regarded aa "potentially ac(;ept-to anti-civil rights Southerners until a blast by South Carolina  Twenty-three Republican govemora in convention in Houston united in a demand that tho Republican national committee go on record \ov a presidential candidate "with clean hands". Théy Joined in a a<^and that th» CK>P national committee refuse to allow á^y eohtcBted dolegatloh at the national convention to vote upon seatinf-of Itself or pny otlter oontos^^ delegation.  Thd telegram to Óuy Cfábrléleon, OOP committee chairman, wa» signed by three govemora who support th® candidacy of Sen. RplMirt A. Táft of Ohio and 20 who cither favor Oen. Dwight D. BJl«enhdWM' or aré uncommitted.  •NSISTS NOMINATION SHALL BE DECIDED FAIRLY  The telegram aaid tho OOP could win the 1962 election "only If tho Republican nominee entera the campaign with clean hands, and no question can bo ralHed regoidlng the methoda employed In securing hla nomination.  "Wo therefore urge your aupport of a ruling that no contested delegate mtty vote to determine the outcome of the conteat," ft said.  Any other course, tho Republican governors aald, "would permit some contested delegates to alt as accused, judge and Jury, which would bo wholly alien to every American concept of falmeas, justice  and equity." , ^ i«  Tho 23 Republican govemora emphasized they were unanimous in  able"  Governor James F. Byme.s which waa applauded by three othVr Southern governors.  pound place packed excelsior lugs Fuertes small 23-25c; feW 26c, fair 20-22C, large 21-23c, lair 10-8c. Loose per pound Fuertes 12-18c, fair 7-lOc.  SOMETHING ON HER MIND—Sen. Robert A. Taft, OOP'  candidate for the Presidential nomination, chats with Mrs. Georgiana Buckley, 92, the oldest Taft booster to attend a $25-a7pIate luncheon held recently for the Senator In Cincinnati, Mrs. Bucklcy came well hotted tor the occf'''--«, sporting a chapeau with a T>icture oi the Senator on »/i/p  Oi It;  By JOHN Jj. STEELE  DENVEIR, Colo. (U.i;) — A fighting mad Gen. Dwight D. psen-hower leaves today for tho Rcipub-lican national convention pledged to crusade for a "clean, decent operation" at Chicago.  Elsenhower, stung by what ho regards as hlgh-hnnd«ui Republican national committee tactics, stepped aboard his special train this afternoon to begin a slow, barnstorming trip through tho fai-m-rlch Middle Woijt.  Ho regards tho flght as the battle of hi» life. Ho ifl detei'mlned to pursue It on tho basis of what ho eecB as a moral principle, regardless of tho outcome.  Informed by d reporter of the national committee vote In Chicago to replace Georgia's pro-Blson-howci- delegation With a slate pledged to Bon. Robert A. Taft, the general snapped:  'I'll tell you this, though. I'm going to roar clear across the country for a clean, dccent operation. TTus American people deserve it."  He will make at least nine back platform kppearancen from his campaign train, apeak from tho steps of tho Lincoln, Neb., state capitol tonight, and participate in tt nationwide television broadca.st on Friday. The program:  1. Expectation that fclBonhow-er will hit hlp-and-thlgh at what ho regards aa a brazen effort by the national committee to deal him out at tho convention.  2. Hope among tho Elsenhower leaders that tho general, stearning his way oerosH country, can stir up public reaction to the national committee votes on tho disputed state delegations with a view to overturning them In tho convention's own credential« committee and on tho convention floor itself next week.  3. A belief by Ei.'jenhower lead-cr.i that many delegates who expect to cast a first ballot vote for Taft, will shift to^the General thereafter, and confidence that Taft claims of delegate strength  support of tho telegram. ,  It was read to newsmen at a hnBtUy-colled news conference by Gov. Dan Thornton of Colorado, an Elsenhower supporter, and CJov. J. Bracken Lee of Utah, a Taft man.  (Contlnjuod on Page 4, Col. 3)  MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN SAYS CHINESE TROOPS OF CHIANG SHOULD REPLACE YANKS IN KOREA  A Michigan Republican says American soldiers In Korea should bo replaced by ChincBo Nationalist troops now on Formosa. Congressman Charles Potter, a candidate for the Michigan CK>P nomina-tion for senator, saya Chiang Kal Shek's army should be equipped to carry on tho Korean war. Ho calls tho Korean war "a tread-mlll, politically dominated" and says current truce talks are "phony".  L A. MAN COVERS SELF WITH GASOLINE, UGHTS IT, AND WRITHES IN AGONY MEETING FIERY END  A 54-ycar-old t^s Angolés merchant died a flery death Police say Meyer Colker apparently covered himself w^t^L^i'®® and then lighted a match as he stood by his car. Aa h© wrtUwd m agony, Colker pleaded with would-be rescuers to kwp Ws away from tho scene. "Pleaao," ho begged, "please don t let her see me like tlils." Tho daughter later told police that her father was despondent over ill health.  CARRIER RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO IN TRIUMPH  Thousands of persons lined tho dock at San Diego today aa the giant aircraft canler Valley Forge returned from her third tour of combat duty In the Korean theater. The, 27,000 ton flattop letumea from Air Task Group One. made up of units ^  Diego, and Ohio. Tho group piled up a record of f rtrikes m  Communist tenltory, and In addition, wa^ credited boats and destroying hundreds of trains, trucks, warehouses and gun  emplacements.  S S UNITED STATES, BIGGEST IN AMERICA, IS ON MAIDEN TRIP; NEW SPEED RECORD PROBABLE  Columbia's new Gem oír the Ocean, the "SS United States" nosed out into the chaimol and set course for Le Havre, France.  It's been a hundred years now since this country held the Atlantic speed record—sine« the clipper ships beat everything else on the  seas.  Now, tho United States is on its way—990» feet long, 50,500 tons, touted by its builders as the fastest slilp in the world.  The "Queen Mary" of the Cunard line holds the record of a crossing in three days and about 20 hours. Average speed was close to 32 knots. Tho United States is supposed to be able to do at least 34—probably more.  The skipper. Commodore Harry Manning of the -United Statea Lines—won't, say whe^ht^ he'll try foe the speed record.  Said the Commodore: "i have been ordered to keep on schedule." But he grinned when he said it and other crew members seem obtain that the superllner Is out ior the record.   

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