Long Beach Press Telegram, October 29, 1947

Long Beach Press Telegram

October 29, 1947

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Long Beach Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 29, 1947, Long Beach, California Eighth in Red Probe Cited for Contempt SHARE IN Ronny Markea visits with Charles Johnstone, 70, in Johnstone'j bfackimith shop near Union Center, Wit., after the two learned they will divide the milled by Mn. Effie McNamara, who died Uif month. ttone caretaker for Mrs. McNamara, and Ronnie, who lived the-street, ran errands for P., Wirephoto.) Racial Kit in Civil Report to -y MAX HALL WASHINGTON, Oct. 29. (A.P.) A committee appointed by President Truman proposed today .that racial segregation wiped out of Americnn-life Mr. Truman's Committee ciivCivil Rights, headed by Presi- dent Charles E. Wilson of tKe General Electric 35 recommendations on cipTosive subjects in the whole civil rights Democrats Seat McGrath, Oct. .29.. A 33-year-otd Newark law- yer today faced sentence for twice stealing cigars from the of n blind man. Harry Llcb, Newark, wept yesterday when a jury of eight women nnd four, men found him guilty. He had testified that he forgot to pay for the cigars through a "gross mis- take." Union County Judge Walter L. Hetfleld released him in ball pending sentencing in two It urged the enactment of fed- al anti-lynchlng, anti-poll-.tax, nd fair employment practice ws three issues which have rn Congress with bitter Strug- es'.' It recommended that -Congress nd the state legislatures outlaw egregation arid v discrimination ased oh onal in -such; places as alns, busses, -schools; jhospitals, hotels, the rmed services, .and; private -em oyment. It proposed ithat 'but- by hich; property......owners 'bine lemselves not to sell or lease'to underslrables." t The 15-mpmber committee sale iese measures, and many others re needed to bring the nation to till- realization-of "the American ay" of'freedom "We need to guarantee the ime -rights to; every re ardless of who he. is, where he ves, or what his racial, religious r national origins the re ort said. It declared "the time Is or three reasons: moral, ornlc and international. The committee's vle.w of tne iternational aspect wa's'that "the nlted States Is not so nal triumph of the democratic fleal: is not so inevitable that we an ignore what the world thinks IfVess IXHVG 13 EACH VOL. NO. 271 LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1947 TELEPHONE 690-66 HOME EDITION (Four Editions Daily) PRICE FIVE' CENTS PLANE CARRYING OREGON Four More on Marshall Plan to Include Gifts to Europe, State Dept. Reveals Named'by 'Committee' WASHINGTON, Oct. 29. Producer Adrian Scott and; Director Edward Dmytryk became 8 today on the figures contempt by the House committed on un-Ameri- can; activities. .Called'as .witnesses in the com- mitt'eels -v -investigation munism in Hollywood, f our record" Concerning segregation .the Continued on Prtge A-4, Col. off corn1 they re- fused direct-ansWers to questions whe.ther .they 'are or have been Communists. v calling -the committee ri'ad :burnped -.up against -the and .agaihsl v-'fevr-iris? producer WrlterSf'Samuel jpaltpnI Trumbp, John. Howard Lawson; AlvahBessifcart'd Albert Maltz: -Dmytryk. .tookithe' its lifter; a'nd- 'almost' irnrhe-" dlatejy .dismissed and cited for contempt. PLJBDGBS The eighth'.day, 'of the commit-; tee's launched with a statement from Chairman Thomas. (R.-N.' J.) that .it won't stop ,all in Holly wood'.are but immediately? ran into- difficulties, Before calling''screen ;.writer Sam as the first witness, Thomas read a -prepared .-state- ment in he referred to "powerful influences" which he said "have sought in every, man- ner to divert this committee from its main course .of Ornitz 'is one of 19 writers and workers represented .by Robert W. Kenny, Los Angeles attorney.' Four of the 1C already have been cited for contempt for, failing :to answer committee'qUestlons as to whether-they worked on "It Can Hap- pen to "Two, Queens" and "The' Man Who Snyder Puts Aid Before Cut In Taxes WASHINGTON, Oct. 2" (U.P.) Acting Secretary cf State Robert A. Lovett aaid tc day that the Marshall be presented to the' apecial-se1 of Nov. include outright gifts for harc- presacd European countries. this was the first oih disclosure that the long-range'plan contemplates'oil If- right -gifts .as well, as .loans.-itq the 16 countries1 participating :-in the Marshall. Plan. time, Secretary-cf e'Treasury; John c ;said ithat'.the' ''Marshall .plan rritit t1 'be .taken tare', of ;before .tax cut s t Highway Sign Gets in Way of SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, 'Pa, Oct. 29. Vernon Shafcr, brought his HKht.airplane down on a concrete highway :near here despite a heavy rainstorm: last night, piano was. damaged In striking' a road- side safety sign. Shafer, an employe, ol the Luscombe Aviation Company of Morrlsvllle, on his way from Pottstown, .Pa., to Williamsport, ;i pas- senger, ill wood AriRSta'dt, 35, when they ran into the storm. Hi K HENNY CITES iBTHICS V.v', V Kenny, called before the- com- mittee yesterday, declined to say whether had advised his. clU cnts not' to answer certain In-. qulrlfa. He said" it would be un: ethical for him as an attorney, to disclose what he and a client had-.told each other. .there can be .no doubt-that'the.'four already cited John' Howard Lawson.-Alvah Bessie and Albert Communists" .-and "have 'been Communists for a long while and they will continue to be Communists, serving riot the ;best Interests. of the United {Continued on Page A-4; Col. 2.) loaned', or.; given ;He.'sa) 3 that have hot bee i I 'But a. riews confecenca that: the'-final idecisipn will b3 made the gram'-is 'placed before the lluclgist Disclosing [a speed-up tlrrii table.bn foreign I that .the.i emergency, -or stbp-gaii, ai'd program, be; ready for presentation Bi reau .and''the' .Marshall- Plan 'soon thereaftei The. State Department AyUl. b prepared, with o.i both, .for' the Senate "and Hous foreign relations and approprir tions 'committees 'when they, meet 'Nov. 10. Unofficial estimates place th amount .of emergency 'aid at to over aifour-year period. Boys Accused Old Man AliTURAS, Oct.. Twovi'eeri-age- boys declared'1 bj sheriff f-.to-. have, aclmittec shooting an aget Ced'arville Cemetery caretaker Wjfire captured in the storm-swept rugged. Warner' Mountains last night by a posse. 14 and' 15 years pj >ei and residents of. Eugene, were 'held on open'-charge's. Sheriff ;GJyne-; Johrisoh said '-the boys admitted; the 'attack on the -emetery caretaker; Claude Mul- cey, 72, arid a series of housr >urglaries between AHuras and Mulkey, seriously- wounded, it n an Alturas-hospital. Craft With Top Officials Group ,trip Unheard" From Since Tuciday .Night KLAMATlrf FALLS, On.. Oct. 29. A plane .carrying -Oregon's Cov. Earl Shell ind two other top officials on a. trip over terrain today, aind -'all available were put into the; aearcn. The plane failed to reach Coleman Lake landing- field, about an hour's flying -time of here, after a takeoff last nlfht With the governor In the were Secretary of State Robert Parreli' -Jr., Senate President Marjhall Cor-nett and Pilot Cliff OLD; SCHOOL t. who seeks the Republican nomination next year, is seen at thn Wilton Hotel i with Emma Koenig of Long Beach, who hiij'ttudent critic" in I926i af the University of Minnesota., Today, Miss Koenig met Stasien for'the'firtt time was governor of -Minnesota. s HOME SAVES DUKE FROM DEATH Couple Buy tb Place Dog Can Liye THIS Is a story about a home bought so a dog would have a place to live. Mr. and .Mrs! Lawrence A. Gleason own Duke, an Irish setter; 9 years old, now growing stiff in the joints and gray about the'mouth. J "We had to leave the flat where we had lived; for six years, vand'we could "not find a-place, where they, would let us have a says Mrs. Gleason. v'-..- J I was so' desperate I took Duke down to the South-" ern California Humane Society animal refuge to have him put to "The man said: 'Lady, you don't really want to.'kill this dbg, do and I said, 'Of course I don't, but'there isn't anything I 'can do.' He said: 'Now, you and Duke go on home and' .something will turn up.' So he cried (and I he did. "Duke and I went home. My husband -vas walking the floor. He said, 'I was afraid you had taken-Duke out to have him killed, and I couldn't stand it. Let's buy a place.' "I looked at 54 properties in three days.before we chose, a: home at 228 Corona Ave., and we moved in. "We like It And Duke loves his new home." School boy Faces hAurder Hearing Oct., 20. UP> A -15-year-old- schoolboy will gc on trial' In Hall County .Superioi Court Nov. ,-3 on a charge of rhur- derlnij an -Atlanta taxicab .driver .o! keep -irbm; paying his fare. The triar date was set yester- day by Boyd Sloan after he grandi jury had indicted'Berry The youth was taken from his classroom- ai near-Jby Murrayvllle High School Sept. 24 and lodged in jail sbn a warrant charging murder.' iUARD STOLEN Mari Jailed Over TKiff of Watchdog BALTIMORE, Oct. .29; The '.seminude and mangled body of: Nancy Haynes, 19-year- old St.: Petersburg was found on a lonely road today. of a bakery truck found the body, clad only in a torn dress and slip which were rolled up around her neck.- (The cause of death was'not deter- immediately. Two but. no'' charges have been filed.' GREETS STASSEN L B. Woman Recalls Speeches at University STILL eager to talk ami .to express himself on controversial 'subjects, Harold 'E. Stassen, the Minnesota -farm boy; who wants President, "today a' Long; Beach .woman who was a college mate of 'his at the? .University ,of Minnesota; 'V She-'.is Miss Emma Kb'e.ni'g; Koenig at: Wilton Ho.tel to help, greet the former.'Mlnhespta'. governor-and 'Navy captain arrived here tos; Angeles. v, liappy'you came to meet: snld who remem- bered when he and Miss Koenig were in' a public-speaking class at the university in 192.6.' She observed thatjStassen his1'student critic" Miss Koenig' said "that 'the visitor.', "always enjoyed talking, :and never evaded ststtemerits because .they were about, controversialrsubjects." Stassen and iMIss Koonig-were, in the class graduated from- .the university in 1928.- Th'ey were-sophomores when they met "in the pbblic speaking class. (Editor's Note: Stassen Interview on page POLISH dPPOSITIQN DISSOLVEp Leftists Purge pf Fleeing Peasant Chief '.'f'i'" .r' O'ct; Leftists remodeled, Stanislaw Mikola jczyk's. P.blish Peasant ''party 'today, thus; ending po- litical opposition to in Pqland'a Parliament. This action came as; Pijemier.1 vGytarikiewlcz :told: Parlla- :ment that frontier guards: "had'; prieyented. from illegally leaving the- country, tftte' year, but that Mlkolajczyk ;had 1 newly f organized executive commiittee ".of -the Polish Peasant party stripped five of Mikolajczyk's ol ;their right to'represeht in Stanla- law 'Banczyk, Stanislaw Nbwak and Kazirpierz Nadobnlk..'. Banzcyk president of the party Wojcik was secretary general: -The yacariclesivwere' 'filled by-Leftists. Leftists then reorganized the partyMeadershlp -in Parliament iwithf; f ourner .Czeslaw Wycech' slated; 'conie the chief spokesman Deputies.; The Premier said nothing to, clarify :how'. .made his way out 'of the country orihis Previously there had been.speculation, in some Mikolajczyk might have been apprehended cross- the border. The opposition lied Poland in fear of his life, had not been definitely, located ,alnce he dropped out of sight 10 days ago with a party of seven 'friends. There have Deen unconfirmed report! that he already was in Britain, or was on his way there via Sweden. 'Comdr. Hugh Tolley of the Klamath Air 'search and Rescue Unit ordered eight Into thi thia aa flrM word of the Mtng ,VW; received ;froih Mn. CornttV iwiflfthe -Oregon National Giurt planes of the 123rd Fifhter Squadron 'to the .area. Threa blanes were dlipatched from Me- (Jhord'' Field, r GROUND SBAKCH Statfe Police Supf. H. G. Maiwm braereJd all officer! In the area; to start a' grbund search and Acting Adj. Gen., Raymond F. Olson Mid that he would, tend National Guard troops if the mixing plane, was not found shortly. The group1 left Salem, the ttate capital, 'last 'evening and Mri.' Cornett said at her home here that original plant were to fly directly to the Coleman landing vfleld for duck and gooae hunting on the Klttridfe Ranch eight miles north of the field. Reports of bad weather, however, prompted the plane, to land here, she said. After dinner at the Cornett home, an Improved weather re- port waa received, she snM, and the men left for thfe airport. They took off at about 10 p. m. ADVISES AIRPORT Kill ridge, notified by telephone that1 the group was .coming, wait- ed until after midnight, then this morning. telephoned. to Mrs. Cor- nett to whether there had been A change, of plans. She ad- vised the airport and the search was started. Mrs. Cornett said the pilot told her before taking off that there were a number of good landing places between 'here and.Adcl, small town near the Kittrldge Ranoh, and she expressed belief that the plane had been forced down and was awaiting clearing weather. PLANE WRECKAGE FOUND, 3 BODIES SYLVA, N. C., Oct. 29. A privaie cargo plane, missing al- most two was found' wrecked today In the mountain- ous Caney Creek region of. Jack- son County, 19. miles 'Of here. Its three occupants were dead. The discovery was made by Sheridan Phillips, of the Caney Creek vicinity, while he was hunt- Ingjb'ear. The plane .had 'been unreporUd since' leaving, Charlotte early -'on. the night of Oct. 16 (or a hour flight to Gainesville, Gav, with a load of baby chicks. The occupants have been iden- tified aa Saul E. Komlsh of Otis. the pilot; Robert Peper of Plttsiield, formerly ol Osawatc- mle, Kan., copilot, and Dwight Coultor of Plttsf leld, a company executive. v: ANXIETY Risis" FOR LOST CUPPER KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Oct. 29. (U.C) Fears mounted .for the fate of- 18 persons aboard a missing Pan-American DC-4 Clipper today as rain and- wind forced search- ing planes to return to thttr bases. s ;