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   Long Beach Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - September 27, 1947, Long Beach, California                                Air Crash Two at Nor walk IT HURTS ME Steve Reckley's spirit h helpful, but he the sight of blood he helpt Patrolman Donald Wr.y (left) treat Sparks, 16, for .a knife wound after a itreet fight in Press Wirephoto.) Hannegan Wil Quit Bourbon Post Oct. 29 McGrath to Be New Democratic National Committee Chairman By D. HAROLD OLIVER WASHINGTON. Sept. 27 (A.P.) Robert E. Hannegan will resign Oct. 29 as chairman of the Democratic Nationa Committee and be aucceedec by Sen. James Howard Mc- Grath of Rhode Island. Hannegan announced today he Is re-signing because of health that President Trurnan "in dicated his approval" of Me Grath. Ratification the Presi- dent's choice by the national committee will bo a formality. Hannegan remains as postmaster general. McGrath told reporters he will accept the Democratic chairman and expects to "proceed on the theory that my task will be to re-elect President Trurnan." McGrath will retain his office as Senator to which he was elect- ed last year. He said he will not accept a as party chairman. Hannogan also announced that Gael Sullivan, executive director and vice chairman of the com- mittee, will' resign on the same date. Oct. 29. No reason was stated. Mc- Grath said he had urged Sullivan to remain as executive director and had asked Hannegan to urge him to stay. Sullivan is a former assistant postmaster general who has ex- ercised full power as party chair- man in Hannegan's absence. Hannegan took over as chair- man in January, 1944. McGrath, 43-year-old former Jlhod-e .Island governor, said he could make no comment or pre- dictions on Democratic campaign strategy or issues. He observer) that he was advised of his selec- tion only this week and had not had time to consider the matter fully. Asked If his position would conflict with the leadership ot Sen. Barklcy of Kentucky in the Senate, Mc- Grath replied: "On the floor, Sen. Barkley Is my leader and there will be no conflict whatevor." Beulah Has No Plans to Wed Bud SANTA ANA, Sept. 27. (U.K) Beulah Louise Ovorell, 18, has no plans to marry George (Bud) Gollum, 21, as soon as they arc acquitted of charges of murder- ing her parcfitsj Otto A. Jacobs, her attorney, said today. "A lot of Jacobs enortttd concerning the published story that Miss Ovcrcll anil Gol- lum will ask Superior Judge E. Morrison, presiding at their trial, to marry them after they are acquitted of the time-bomb murder of her par- pnts, Financier and Mrs. Walter E. Overcll. "As soon she is Jacobs said, "Miss Ovcrell plans trip. That Is her only plan, and It doei not necessarily include Pole Attacks Plan of U. S. Aid to 16 European Nations LAKE SUCCESS, Sept. 27. (A.P.) Dr. Oscar Lange ot Poland today attacked the Marshall plan program draftee at Paris an "inadequate" and harmful to United prestige and effectiveness. The Polish delegate told the U. N. Assembly's economic and financial committee: "The 16 nations participating in the Marshall plan program constitute no economic entity and have been artificially and haphazardly put together: The whole plan an unstable arrangement..' Condemning the by-passing o the U. N. in the Marshall Plan L.ange introduced a resolution which would advise. U. mem bcrs not to establish economic machinery outside the U. ,N., as this tends to re 'Icct unfavorably on the Unltoc Nations' authority and successfu operations. In other U. N. developments to day: 1. Greek Foreign Minister Con stantin Tsaldarls called on U. S Secretary of but a U. S. spokesman said no men ion was made of'the report that Greece would ask the U..S. for in additional to nce enlargement of Greek Sov- rnmont 'forces combatting gucr- illns. The Greek question was slated o come up again in the U. N. political committee this after- >on. 2. The U. N. committee on headquarters heard Chairman tVarren R. Austin, U. S., suggest hat the first duty of the com- nittec was to approve a general Ian before discussing the ways nd means of financing the new Manhattan home of the U. N. Austin stressed that "We must what we are talking about the U. N. can place any dnd of a proposal before the money-lenders who will finance he headquarters 3. The Unlled States w.as ro- >ortcd ready to support Argen- ina, Czechoslovakia and Canada or seats on the Security Council vhen the Assembly elects' new members next Tuesday to replace oland, Australia and Brazil, vhose terms end Jan. 1, 1948. "oast Limited's Cars Jump [rack, Two Hurt SALEM, Ore., Sept. 27. Two ralnmen were hospitalized and irce others as well as several assengers were slightly hurt in erailment of the nine cars' of outhbound Southern Pacific's .Vest Coast Limited south of here arly today. D. E. Sinson, baggageman, suf- ered severe cuts about the, head nd George Miller, .mail clerk, ad hip and back Injuries but vas In good condition. Both are rom Portland. Brakeman Paul E. Campbell eturned to his Portland home ftcr treatment for lesser hurts, vhllc two waiters continued on he run after treatment. Several assengers received treatment, Ither on the train or in a local ospital, for bruises and shock, nd were released. The number vas estimated at about a dozen. Engineer Victor Partipllo, P.ort- and, said he felt no bump when irce refrigerator cars, three bag- age cars, a mail car and two pas; cngcr coaches were derailed at a, m. Some of the cars ircctly behind the engine over- timed, but the coaches tilted nly slightly. Armed Beats Assault n Match Race NEW YORK, Sept. 27. beat Assault today in n winner-take-air special match race. OCTUPLETS Eight Boys Born to China Woman SHANGHAI, Sept. 27. (U.E) The birth of octuplets, ;seven of whom lived, was reported today Chatig1 Shu'Plngi'idirector'pf the tax Ishing, 120 miles from Shanghai. Chang'told a correspondent for the newspaper, .Shun that his Chang.Ping Wei, gave birth to eight boys July 5. One died shortly-after birth, he said, but the others, as well as the mother, are and The births took he .said, in Communist-held Yang. Pang Chen, -northeast 'of Tien- tsin, where the .Reds ordered special' rations for the family. RUSSIAN QUINTS Three Boys, Two Girls Born by Mongolian LONDON, Sept.'27: UP) The Soviet agency Tass reported to- day that a Russian woman had' borne quintuplets, three boys and two' girls. It said all five" were developing normally and the young mother, Khonda Tsyrenzhapova, i.': is -in good health; Tass added'the mother was "of a Buriat Mongolian collec- tive The Buriats "are Mongols in .south central- Sibe- ria, near Lake Baikal; HOSPITAL'REUNION T Brothers, Separated in Infancy, Meet VAN. NUYS, Sept. 27. Two brothers, apart .28. years 'since infancy, have found each adjoining beds at Bir- mingham Veterans: 'General Hospital. Rodolfo Robleto; 28, born Es- palin but adopted by a Deming, N. M., family in infancy, was admitted six months ago for tropical disease -treatment. Ar- thur A. Espalin, 30; came to the hospital a few days ago for a stomach operation and wound up'in the next bed: They made the discovery yes- terday. Now they're' planning a family reunion. Band Head Jailed on Dope Charge LOS ANGELES; Sept. 27. Band Leader Clifford (Ccepee) Johnson and three companions were arrested today .on charges of illegally possessing three marl- uana clgarets. 'Narcotics officers said that someone in the car :in which the our arrested persons were riding n central Los Angeles threw a package of smokes out of a win- Jow just before the arrests. All denied having them. Booked with Johnson were fames 35; :his wife, 25, and Mrs.' Dorothy Boyard, San Francisco. LONG VOL. LX-NO. 239 LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1947 PRICE FIVE CENTS TILIPHON. 690-66 HOME EDITION (Four Editions THIRTY SHIPS RUSH TO BEAT PORT TIE FewMiriutes Bell Men, Leaving oh Hunting Trip Victims of Fatality -NOR WALK, Sept. 27. Twc nen were killed instantly a a. mi. today as their -two lace, PT-1 9 open-pit Fairchilc lane crashed 'near Rosecran Ave. at the San. Gabriel River pproximately five minute fter taking off from Delper rield. The dead are Arlie Eugene Honktns, 28, pilot, of .J544 Perrj Rd., Bell, part owner of thi ilane, and Arvin T. Long! agi unknown, also .of Bell. Investigating deputies f rpm the Vor.wa.lk sheriff's office ''said tha braqe from' the plane .plejrcec passenge of 'the rash vtijeen pushed hrpugh 'i The'; two men took off from Dclpect Airport despite 'warnings gainst vthe takeoff'; because of eavy fog.' 'After circling the Nor area'; several times, the plane ell a qua'rter mile east of the ah .Gabriel. .Equipped. witK'guhi, and camp ng gear, the men were leaving n a hunting 'trip. The crash is1; being investigat d by Capt. Sewell- Griggers of tie sheriff's aero detail in- con unction with ;the C. A. A. author tie's.! The bodies were taken .to the Arnold 'Mortuary, in Artesia.' Football Official's n juries Are Fatal .AURORA, 111., ..Sept. 27. pha J. Pohl, high school tjotball- official, 'died today of in- uries received .when he collided tilth a 'football -player in a game t Geneva, Sept. 19. v'.; Pohl was standout .sprinter in is freshman year at the Univer- 'ty of Illinois. ncrease in f Homes Predicted :SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27. :.W Increased prices, of "steel and .eel products will result in a 200 hike in the> price. of a new ve-room a spokesman for ie Associated Homebuilders of an Francisco predicted today. Association Spokesman Carl eliert announced the bad news or the1 prospective homeowner, redi'ctlng the two-bedroom home f 950 to 1000 square feet now Jling .for to would e first to feel the. impact of the aise. Yugoslavia :rees Three U.S. Soldiers BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Sept, 27. Three U. S. soldiers ar- rested at 'the Trieste frontier Monday were released last'night, officials said today. The U. S. embassy has forward- ed a .note to the Yugoslav For- eign Ministry requesting informa- tion on the incident. The foreign office announced yesterday that an. oral apology had been tendered the American ambassador, Cavendish following a conference non yesterday with Assistant Foreign Minister Vladimir Vele- bit- .The three men are 1st Lt.-Wil- liam- Van Atten, East Orange, N. J.; Ptc. Earl G. Hendrick Jr., Arlington, ;Va., and. Pfc. Glen A. Meyer, Edgeley, N. D, Cannon, by Can FATAL TO TWO BELL the wreckage of the airplane in which two Bell men loit tieir lives this morning five minutes after taking off in the fog on a hunting The men who lost their lives were Arlie Eugene Honkini, 28, and Arvin T. Photo I More From U.S. ATHENS, Sept. 27. UP) In :oi med' .sources .said Premier Themistokles; Sophoulis' would the S.'" Aid .Mission .today 01 an. to 'inance In forces to combat -amount would be added to he already granted o: Greek military aid -and civil- an relief purjposesi r..Tie' informants said Sophoulis was expected' to make hisf equest ,t a conference with Dwlght P. chief- of the-U. S. Aid Kep. ;Taber. i (R.-N.; chair men 'House {appropriations oirimittee, Here to. study 'the' aid be'an official or ..-.an! .increase.. the ,had plenty of foops tp'-combat the. ul added' the- army "must get a "In :the United he told i news 'conference, cop can atcliy'.two ..bandits, while here hey: can't catch one .bandit with ix .cops. If we are going to co.n- igns Taber issued a prepared state- ment favor every effort on the t .of the United States that is Government Spurns Grain Traders' Offer WASHINGTON, Sept. 27. (A P.) Sen Flanders (R.-Vt.) said today that gram markets should be permitted to try their own system to curb .speculations. Chairman of the House agricultural com rnittee said, meantime, that Congress will investigate govern- ment grain' buying if the commodity exchanges, which pro posed the inquiry, -will provide the facts to warrant it. Flanders, .chairman .of, a Congressional subcommittee in- vestigating high food and cloth; ing prices in the eastern section of .the nation, told a news con- ference that grain leaders had offered to increase margin re- quirements or down payments on any future trading "from this point on at a rate of 50 per cent on any increase." also speaking to report- ers, said a Congressional- investi- gation of government grain buy- ing for the na- tion's big exchanges assert is re sponsible for skyrocketing prices If the commodity exchanges will submit informa- tion .-justifying it. Flanders told news confer- ence he had conferred early, to- day with J. presi- dent of the ..Chicago Board of Trade and "other, grain mer- chants." McClintock.-in a. statement last night, asserted: "The answer to lower grain prices is to stop ex- porting grain." McClintock. said that the ex- Palestine-bound Ship Taken, One il eing made to-head off the drive changes are not offering that as f the Russian Communists toja solution and are only interested ortrol Greece. "Greece, to assure further co- pcration oh the. part of the Jmted States, must convince us Greece is- doing- her 'utmost to elp herself." .Taber said that in Turkey, co- jereficiary in the over-all KIO.OOO aid wharves and warehouses are filled with 'sup lit s, which are not being dis- quickly enough, and a milar 'situation had been en- ount'ered l argaining agent for longshore foremen, known In waterfront >arlancc as walking bosses. The harbor's 12 longshore and tevedoring companies will'en- orcc the shutdown order, It was >nid. At: midnight Tuesday they vill slop calling for any more oading or unloading crews from he I. L. W. U., which has closed-shop contract to perform uch 'work at the harbor. DISPUTE OVER FOREMEN The W. E. A. announcement abeled the shutdown actfon jlainly. as a test of the Taft- -Tartley law. It cited the dispute iver walking bosses. "The employers merely assert hat their right to reject the mion's demand was conferred >y -the Congress' in the Labor- Management Relations -it aid. "The National Labor Rela- ions Board has upheld the em- ployers' position." The I. L. W. U., however, con- ended that a decision of the VLRB, handed down before the taw took effect, ave it the right to represent talking bosses. The Los Angeles C. I. O. Coun- il called the action a "lockout f the port." "The council regards .this as ne of the first real significant ests of the Taft-Hartley Philip M. Connelly, secretary of ie council, said.. L. B. Thomas, president of I. L. W. U. Local 13, said 200 foremen nd 2700 longshoremen would be ffected. He said they have been veraging a week income. Flies Medicine o Cholera Area NEW Sept. 27. A ravy transport plane left Floyd Bennett Field today for Cairo Ath 8000 pounds of medical sup- lies- in what Navy spokesmen aid was the first of a series of mercy flights to aid in combating cholera epidemic in the Egyp- an capital. lub Fliers Cross lilouktaung Range BANGKOK, SianVSept. 27. UP> llfford B. Evans of Washington nd George W. Truman Los ngcles landed here today after perilous flight from Rangoon-, urma, during which their light jort planes were buffeted by orms over the mountainous urma-Slam border.   

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