Oakland Tribune, August 4, 1950

Oakland Tribune

August 04, 1950

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - August 4, 1950, Oakland, California WEATHER High -fog today and Saturday, clearing in the afternoon except near the ocean, cooler on the peninsula today; high today 66; low 52 to 55; westerly wind 15 to 25 miles per hour. Weather, Map, Page 31 Oakland ASSOCIATE) PRESS... W 1 R E r N 0 T 0 W I H E W 0 R L D U N I T E B r II E S S C H I C A C I BAILY FOKEISI I E Ml C E HOME EDITION VOL. CLIII DAILY OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1950 SUNDAY NO. 35 Bridges On Stand, Fights To Shun Jail Longshore Chieftain Denies He Was Not Loyal to Government IAX RATE GUI LOOMS FOR OF OAKLAND Doubling of Sales Tax in Prospect Here A city-wide tentative tax rale: of ?2.62 was approved by the Oakland City Council along wilh a record budget of last night. Harry Bridges, fighting a gov- City Manager John F. Hassler ernment move to put him behind said the new tax rate means jail bars nied in a San Francisco Federal! per cent of the city. Last year the 1 was lor District No. Army To Call Up Reserve Enlisted Men WASHINGTON, Aug. a I doubled on October Army announced today "l I ...___ Majority of Council Favors Move In Informal Session Oakland's city sales tax may be YANKS STALL RED DRIVE ON PUSAN; RUSSIANS DEMAND U.S. QUIT KOREA Malik Threatens HARRIMAN 10 By MAX IIARRKLSON LAKE SUCCESS Aug. B.v JOHN M. IIIGHTOWKR. WASHINGTON, Aug. immediately, Ilatly de.-'two-cent reduction for about 60 T the City Council indicated last will call out individual Russia today demanded the im- i______, T ni-M meel- Reservists during September and mediate withdrawal of United A "J 'I1 courtroom that he had knowingly been disloyal to country. Furthermore, he declared, he would obey any directive issued night at a special informal meet- Reservists during September and mediate withdrawal ing in City Manager John F. Hass- October, "with or without their Slates and all olhcr foreign Iroops his1 comprising the older sections and' ler's office. consent for Ihe newer sections in-1 The present sales tax is one- They eluding most of East Oakland and ball cent on eacl. Doubling the city levy would boost the tax by the government in lhe further- lhe hill areas which were annexed I by (0 4 cents.'the Reserve Corps of nn Korean soil as part of a two- livl' int Soviet "peace" proposal. 11 major Fai :ibonl enlisted male Re-1 asked Hie Heeurily Council t visls who are not members of Soiith for 21 months of duly.: fn come from a pool ot po ance of the Korean wai in 1809. jot which 3 cents is slate sales tax.junil.s. They will be used primarily j This redueUon could be made.i Seven council members indi- Koreans, and threaleued lo exer Federal Judge George B. Harris Hassler said, because the final displayed impatience with Harry: payment on the McKlroy' favor the Bridges' defense this morning as issuc, an obligation ol Dis-i Mayor Cli the government's hearing lo No. 1, was madi by informal vole ihat they proposal. They arc: Pictures on Page 15 veto power unless Ihe wilh Gen. Douglas N.lion.lGl TTI i Keservc units council hears the North Koreans.. MacArthur. He is due lo red A buviL-l resoliilimi was laid be- last year. H Di Clausen, Mrs. Florence 1. him jailed immediately bond issuc Fred Fred N slrenSth' approached ils ap-'used for the construction of the; M'n, nnd The group lo b appearance of Bridges himself onj present City Hall, lhe fire alarm 1 v01 cir'councilnrin Rav tonsists u[ enlisted men, nut the witness stand. i building at 13lh and Oak Streets; p Several times during the sum-'mid port improvements. "w ithout cluific-ition" Council Thp firsl wil1 bc m-tion hv Defense Mlornev Nor- wllhout "-l.iiifn-.it on. Countil- ls thl. ,Tmainder ITlaLlOn PJ IJLIl j III. ,j HI I', I hljA AlH'jl) m-m I.1 National Guard and the ll-naliou Securily Conn-j Thl! trip, Tru- to lull cil b-v Jakob A. Malik as a counter Said, is for Harriman to dis- lo a United States proposal Far Kasteru polilieal qucs- lled out f'tbns with MacArthur. man Leonard, Judge Harris intcr- IUJDGKT SLASIIKU The budget is over Joscph E. was absem. 4, Hasslcr estimated that the ddle of .October, announcement said. Those called first will be be- tween HI and 25 years old. Priority will be determined by e number of dependents. rupled lo ask qucs ions. Hassler said Ihe city sides tax to 1 cent would The first of these instances jn increase revenue from this source came as Leonard was explaining ;t7S w.ls annually.! the West Coast longshore umoni M llt heads lie predicted Ihat it would be' leader's opposition to a voluntary! ;lm) .possible lo cut lhe lax rale ne-ct out that IheVeiu- if the additional levy 3600 Men Affecred in f eonard said Bridges fel, K Army Area Here lha it was a device by which! uf in. The Sixth Army said Ihal ap- mihlant trade unionists .-ould be nf ._ proximiitely IHiOO men in lhe Oak- id'easc in assessed valuations nd nnti-recun inu iiu-uniu e.x- peelecl from tlie new Paeifie C.Ja? and Kleetric Comjjany franchise Bi'iisquply, .Tuclfio Plnrris rupted: "Now just hnw cnuld fin' The eity also antieipateH emplnycr take nrlvanlnce nf during the last three quarters' union member under this security (if tin; fiscal year fruni lhe one-1 ihalf of one per c-cnt lax Lpnnnrd replied Ihat. he was nn-'now awailinu final jiassaKi-' hefore eliminated and hy wh ployers could take advantage of on members. EXPLANATION ASKKD (pM.'.st of Oakland firemen for a decrease in working hours f I'D in 72 lo (i7.2 a week. K. K. mara, eliairmnn of Hie houi'.s sub- Icotninittee of the police anil ordinalini' land-San Kraneisen Bay area will he jiffeeted by Army orders today nil linn enlisted reservists ttt ae- i live duty. A i.f will he alTeclcd Malik Unhurt in Crash NKW YORK, Aug. .hikoh A. Malik, Soviet dep- uty foreign minister, was .shaken up in an auto accident. last hut n Soviet, spokesman said he was no I injured. 'The nceidenl occurred as Malik was returning to his Manhaltan office from I.ake Success, Another car struck Malik's Irom hehiiul, in n rain, ami they locked humpers on a busy highway. The cars came loose after they had guni: about 100 t'et't at IK) miles an hour. U.S. Counter-Attack Turns Tide, Kills 600, Gen. MacArthur Reports; Enemy Moving Up New Divisions By The Associated Press TOKYO, Saturday, Aug. Korean invaders, cheeked by a .sharp American eonnleriiHitc'k at the southwest corner of tlie South Korean I'ronl, were reported bringing Truman's execu-j up two now divisions today for llieir determined push on indicated today that Ptisan, the nil-important port .'io miles to the east. Kasleru polilical de-j Tlie Ameriuiins. newly reinl'ort'ed by elements ol' lhe First be in the niiiking j Marine iind Seconil Infantry Divisions, confronted continuing heavy pressure in their lo maintain their narrowing foothold in Korea. Gcneriil MacArthur's Head- quarters summary, issued at a.m. today, placed the fight- ing scene along an are running Irom 20 miles southeast to 11 miles east to 15 miles northeast juf Chiniu. SACHAMKNTO, Aug. 4. As ]t that area alone 600 W. Averell Harriman. Trnmai special assistant on foreign ATOM fairs, left by plane this mummf J 1 A I t A I i to 'Washington next Wednesday. It was understood that Harri- inan wants to gel first-hand in- formation on Kasttrn condi-j (inns and problems arising out of' jlhf Korean crisis. DISCUSSION ISSUKS ITiplonialie authorities said is- cs which appear certain to be discussed und which juv moving to want Hit1 pti'mt ot AmtM-ican policy decisions include: DEFENSE MAY TAKE MILLION Ciilifornianslenemy deiid had been estimated may be needed for civilian dc-jaftiT lhe hot battle of Thursday, fense (CD) work in the slate in, OF ATTACK the event of atomic aflack, Guv. Front-line field dispatches, cov- -iii el-ing later infnrnialion, placed the Karl Warm, suit! uj- Alllcl.ica'n! counter- TliL- Hovi-mor l-Vdonil ci- uiiihl milrs west nf Masan. vilkui di-l'i'iist' ol'lii'kils ;in: "think- jTluit wmiUI be 21) miles cast of :inji and in U'rms irj.-k'hinjn ;md IJTi air miles Irom Tlit- ;uilh Parallel- Krum the wnHu-rs lor the Nalimi. H wa.s there, reported AP Cor- t'l K-ori-im riKhUnsjlu' said, would im-iin in, riwpomlenL Don Whilchciid, that i-re lias been a question us lo 1.1 u I he ennlinnpil recruil- the Sixth Army Ilir siu'ii'd In pre able to answer the question, add- the nmnc.il. infi: "Rut Rridger; will be able to MANDATORY INCKKAKKS lhe budget increases th" M-umiripM cli-i-linns n whrn lie lakes the Tin? ronimrnled "That is what Ihr i fcrihos as Hnuhlc lalk." Lalcr, Harris delivered what, amnuntrd In a "cut. nff" nf Leonard's final a ry union Is. As the alloniey re viewing the dcfrriKc case, Tupted. "i cnnsiHrr the defense's mn- 1 sprinr; I li.V) 1 5 gru lhc lor increased ted previously hy the city (-mploycL-s system; uid reduction liiiurs would eost the city u year 'or 42 additional u If! em's More Naval Planes and hoseinen. llu pointed uul the hudjjet for II paid holidays for firemen. "Kveryimo on the eouneil is in sympathy with your ('nnnriltMSNi Swcr-nry Inlcl mara. "Our problem is how lo finance il." Coimcihniui Pease asserted that I" the the judge inicma and 'l-V SKiO.OOOwas taken from Ihecily's lx'- surplus fund for two recall elec- tions "lo please a few inaleon- -it1 Other major increases are.: I'o- last spriiiK. inns lo dismiss unri lo strike sub- result-: -Nmv sumc hdthful eity em- iiiH fripin the onmeil's pluyees want a decrease in hours policemen 11 paid holidays and a which would rest the eily about -10-hour v, he declared. Leonard then took his seal. RULING HKSKRYKn The judgn said he would 1> serve his ruling on the two mo-' men for 11 holidays; Library, linns until after appear-1312 for the npi-niiiK of the new ance nn the stand. I Main l.ilmiry; Municipal Courts, During his presentation, for one additional Continned 1'affe (i, Col. Continued I'ajje 111, Col 2 WASHINGTON, AUK. Truman aslicil Congress today lor an exlra fiir naval plane construction and proeure- 111 a niessaLM' io House Sptiaker Sam Itayhiiru, Ihe President said the funds are to be ill addition to Ihe umcrKcney defense appropriation last inonlh alter tin.' outlireal; of linhlinK in Korea. t the spread her areas. Malik said, "is lie Security Council will adopt a decision for peace or invmllM.Si briel Soviet resolution pro-'l'llTUHK Ol' HWMOSA vided for: j H.....'I'lle future status ol Formosa cessation of hos- moves lo protect the tilities in Korea and withdrawal Chinese Nationalist island Irom of all foreign troops. cunumini.sl iuvasiinl have left Mils lhe enemy dead were counted whether the Uniled Nations forces Hut he cautioned that recruit- the 27th Hoc.imenl.al Combat under Mai-Arthur's command meiit of fire watchers and olhcri'l'eam of tlie U.S. 25th Infantry should slop at lhe workers isn't starling now North Korean advance filial Korean sellleiuenl-! won't until tlie Federal iheadon and hurled it back in a ..OiHMil the big pi-obleins in Ihe pciiccls a nationwide plan, wild lonr-hour battle. !l-ean crisis is what kind of final'lie .said it eunld he seen "what a settlement the Uniled Sillies and shambles" would result if Ihe associated members of the U.N. workers were ra-riiitcd with iiulh- shoiilil seeli once they have jni; lo do immediately. VDUINTKKH SUIIVICHS The governor did list three types of service can vulun- leer for. They were: I -Community mixil and police services. Slide liivilin.i; opt cept lliHl leu ingcr any disposilion j tional tliiiird ofl Formosa to the About 111.111111 In MacArlliur's summary said "the ththiK continues'' alonfi that out. It said the undaunted reds wore niaiulaiuimi steady pressure am! possibly shifting two more divisions from ufher sectors to that key position. They had not, however, been able, thus .lac to Jn Hit' Ynnndnk on the east coast at Hie r.xlrcmc other are beinj: sollMlu. National Cluard. He said the c.uard "lias many ralini'.s hii'.hly qualilied men" both WKSTOVKR FIK.I.D, Mass., Aug. A wounded G.I., ar- THREE TEENAGERS Red Flee GRAB GIRL'S PURSE T u SAN 1.ORKN7.O VH.LAGK, jOVj IQlllX Aug. boys, between and 14 years old, grabbed an 1H- year-old girl as she walked to- ward her home last night, riving here by plane from the knocked her down and then took West Coast with 4H other battle her purse and fled. :casualties, said loday he saw a The victim, Kthcl F.. Gerrisb of Russian soldier climb out of a 17116 Via Media, said one of tbe'crippled North Korean lank, boys held his hand over her! Pfc. Daniel Shoffslall, 20, of mouth, before pushing her In the Lancaster, Pa., said he saw "one street. Another grabbed her purse, big blond Russian" flee the tank which contained two bills, when it was hit by a :l.S bazooka small change and a check for rocket on the Korean front. One The attack look place at the of his buddies in Ihe 2IIh I) corner of Hathaway Avenue andision's JHIh Infantry lleglli Via Media. HOUSE JUNKS CONTROL BILL, STARTS AGAIN They will he I'.ivcn 21 days from the date of receipt of their orders; lu sftllc personal aflairs. DUTY Sixth Army spokesmen .said men called in will be assigned to scuta lives of ijiii-sl ion wic Ked China and the Korean people.there i.s no h lo lake part in U.N. peace In wi'ili Malik matte it clear he would -I -A Japanese peace veto lhe U.S. proposal hy pointing Nut doniimmt view in Wellington out that he regarded the issue as now i.s that thij> yovei'iuuent, h a mailer nf suhslanee, Cl'his should take llu- lead in KcltiiiKJ in the units already tapped tor means il can he killed if any wilh ti Japanese peace of lhe live hij; powers vole11lemenl as soon as possible. Warren also diseased 1 a iin't'liiii; will nol'M ot neif.hhoi'inji slates Linit. Cm. Alberl Wed Army commander, U-rslule pi'ohh1 itii lu i _. 'lerslule problems. H-Bomb Contract WASIIINOTON, AUK. H.-M1- ,.e Henalor M.-Mahou confirmed today thai a eonlraet WASIIINOTON, Aug. The House loday junked its man jdllly in Ihe following priorilies: component unils dered to duly and assigned dalory wage and price curb bill haining williin the Sixth Army Army 1'ul wilh Soviet Depuly l-'or- Minisler JaUob A. Malil; presiiliug Ihere could he a pro- loiiiM'd parliamentary wraiu'.le. No representative of North Korea is in this country now. During previous council de- bates on Korea while Itlissill is being ncKulialed with lhe du was still carrying on her boycott I'out Company of Wilmiuylon, ileli.r.at'e.s invited lhe rep- j Del., for worlt on Ihe hydi-ogen vc of Sonlli Korea, Am-; bomb. .lulin M. Chang, lo laliei In a guarded slalement earlier purl. Malik is expected lo ignore this week the Atomic Kni-rgy hinted as much, but Tlie Council voled II to I yesler-.did not specifically say uegolia- tions were uniler way. C'l.OSHI) MKHTINli Mi.-Mahon, who is the Senate-Housi: ted Bond Soles Sag in First War Month 1'aissiau, he said. Sholislall, member of a 7fi- millimetei- rccoilless rifle plaloon, part of Ihe calf ol his left l.-i; was blown oft July 20 by a hand prenade hurled by a North WASHINGTON, Aug. Korean. Sales of Series K savings "i that Korean right in lhe (he "war bonds in lime of conflict he said. in the first month of the shotlslall and Pfc. Ralph Troy, Km-raii fighting. Hi. Calawissa, Pa., a il-llh Kegi- Pm-ehascs during .Inly totaled medical aid man, were compared with poaccfnl July, 1949, Westover liase Hospital nffii-ial figures showed today. Kighleen ambulatory eases also Cash-ins rose to adiniltpd, and then I'l other h.-l monlll from in I wounded G.I.s took off again after th" snme month last year. dinner here for Hrookley Air Cash-ins exceeded purchases force Base al Mobile, Ala. They last month by a mar-' traveled in Ihe same C-7-1 trans- gin. In July, 1049, people bought port which flew all "10 here from more in bonds than fail-field Suison Air Force Base thfy cashed and started over on the job of...... writing an economic control (fur a limited number of key measure. and Na- Reginning with tlie limited con-ilional Cluard division. trols President Truman has Nine more ships were ordered Ihe House added an anti-hoard- from lhe mothball fleet at Suisun j, Uniled Stales ing provision as its first step io Bay by lhe Military Sea Trans- niudemniug Norlh Ko- Irying lo put together n new and port Service. They will be acli- of tlie United Na- broader bill. Approved 112 to vated at conuuercial shipyards ill iisking all eounlries lo this would make hoarders .subject lhe Bay area. Al Ihe same lime, the conflict, to a year io prison and a f MSTS said II more vessels: Amid biller verbal exchanges fine. {had been taken under lime char- HIT Council Iwic PltlC'KS, IM-INTS 'ler Irom privale shipping allempls lo put the A standing 7II-II7 vole defeated A biller protest was lodged; sealing communist China an amemlmenl by Hep. O'llara H'f MST-S .veslerday by in Ihe U.N. firsl on the aijenib thai any Harry l.imdehei'K, seerelary ol A. Malllt, who be nil- Hit- Sailors Union ol Hie Pacilic, ended his seven-moiilh hoy foil of by a rent for Its charleruiK ol live tireek, (It., Pa.) ollered. lour Canadian, one Iranian and snbstitule lor lhe comnhltee'" taeli was a hii'.h pri "II we had an iilii in l.os would only hi Ill-lore were over in ml of the defense ne, MacArlhnr's release reported heavy enemy artillery and mortar lire. Klsewhere along Ihu square- cornered east-west, and north- south line, lliu North Koreans were reported "disengaged." C'UN'I'KAI. I'-HONT