Greeley Daily Tribune, January 27, 1951

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January 27, 1951

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Greeley Daily Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1951, Greeley, Colorado ROKSailon Raid Inchon; Allies Advance By Olen Clements Tokyo, Jan. South Korean sailors drove ashon at Inchon in the cold grey dawn to- day and -raided tire port of Seou for four hours. To the east, allied tanks am troops drove thru ankle deep snow within less than 13 air line mile, of the old South Korean capital. TSte tank column leading off twi allied corps of Turkish British and South Korean f o o soldiers thrust four and one-hal miles north of Suwon, site Korea's best airfield. At its northernmost point of ad vance, the column was only 14 road by Seoul. No Chinese Met at Inchon The South Korean commandoi killed 40 red Koreans at Inchon ami captured two. They met no Chinese. raiders swarmed ashore un der the guns of the American cruiser St. Paul, the Canadian de stroyer Cayuga, and the U. S. de stroyer Hank. The swift-striking raiders suffer ed no casualties. The northward thrust along the main road to Seoul, "heartbreak highway" began Thursday morning Two U. S. Eighth army corps-ride first and off in a limited offensive and recapture! Suwon and Kumyangjang. United Nations troops fought in the prc-dawn darkness Saturday Red patrols that had sneakei back into Suwon. Guns flashed In the night but the town was report ed cleared of Reds by daylight. Many of the North Koreans werp reported killed by ttielr own of ficers as they attempted to desert One allied officer said some Reds had discarded their uniforms ant joined bands of refugees moving along roads to the south. 4 Reatoni for Lull, Intelligence officers attributed the comparative lull in fighting to one of four reasons: 1. Red Koreans are pulling back after having fought as buffer troops while the Chinese preparec for a surprise power drive. 2. The Reds were so battered by allied artillery and air power that ttiey are pulling back to regroup. 3. Tho might be pulling back to parallel 38, the old border between south and north Korea for political reasons. 4., There is a remote possibilitj the enemy still might be hiding in the area overrun by allied troops. The Reds struck Friday night in one of tueir infrequent air raids Three enemy jets strafed allied positions near Kumyangjang. By'ROBERT EUNSON Tokyo, Saturday, Jan. Two power-packed Allied corps rolled nnrlh ItihiiF nlnni n front in western Korea after hurl- Ing back a strong Chinese commun- ist attack. Backed by bombarding warships and swarms of planes, United Na tions troops and tanks punched within less than 15 miles of Seou on the third day of their drive, a vital hill with the biggest bayonet charge of the war. An actual count showed 474 dead Chinese on the field of battle. Last night, the U.K. assault groups had to overcome heavy Red resistance before resuming the ad- vance this morning, Allied troops two miles north of Suwon repulsed enemy counterat- tacks and then resumed the ad- vance. The air base town of Suwon Is 17 miles south of Seoul. Other Red groups last night slip- ped inside Suwon, which Allied troops captured Friday. American soldiers routed the Reds In a bit- ter street fight The U.S. heavy cruiser St. Paul and two American destroyers shell- ed Seoul's port of Inchon Thursday night and Friday In support of the land operations. Thursday the St. Paul and two Canadian destroyers had bombarded the Inchon port area after silencing a Red battery on an Island offshore. Allied patrols said the enemy re- mained Inactive on the Korean central front. But patrols on the eastern and east-centrol sectors sent back word of fair-sized Red movements. 7 People Imprisoned In Spy Trial Prague, Jan. At least serai people were reported today to have been sent to prison here in a spy and treason trial in -which an American diplomat was men- tioned. The Czechoslovak News Agency said the group, including four Roman Catholic priests, was convicted of high treason and espionage in Prague state court in the last few days. Sentences ranged from 20 months to 25 years. Labor Leader Hits Freeze Upon Wages Miami Beach, Fla., Jan. William Green, president of tho American Federation of Labor, to- day termed the administration's wage-price freeze as "unjust and unfair unless labor is glvon a chanco to overcome obvious In- equities." Oreon, who said ho had not heard of tho freeze until Informed by tho Associated Press, said "tho matter would havo to be looked into thoroughly" but on the fa.ce of It, it appeared unfair. He commented that "prices havo boon niuttiiiiy rising white wages have boon pretty much standing itlll. Unlosi we are accorded the opportunity to work Inequltln, the li unjutt U HWM Pint Albuquerque, Jan. 17. ID The spirit of the old weit iru Juft too much for II and hit horse. He paid a f25 fine In poUce court becauie his horse ran a red light, blocked traffic and on the wrong tide of the street. Phillips pleaded guilty .to riding a horse while Intoxicated. Written Grteley In 1171 AND THE GREELEY REPUBLICAN VOLUME 138 GREELEY, COLORADO SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1951 WEEKLY TRIBUNE ESTABLISHED 187 Severe Cold Due at Night, Snow Is Light The storm scheduled to give northeastern Colorado an unpleas ant week-end arrived early Satur day morning and gave Greeley a half inch of dry, powdery ii the first hour and a half of its visi here. As the storm moved southward from Wyoming, tho weather bureau predicted that in this area, the snow would he light but the cold severe Saturday night. Thermometers were expected to take a big. tumble after two days of balmy weather which sent the mercury up to a high of 64 on Thursday and 67 on Friday. Snow was reported all the way from Casper, Wyo., and Scottsbluff Neb., down to Boulder. Denver was expected to get the storm some time during the morning. The storm was said, to he a little heavier in the Fort Morgan area than here. State patrol said It had no re- ports of severe drifting early Sat- urday as the snowfall was light in most places. Traffic was moving in this area without much diffi- culty. Conditions at Casper, where thermometers went to six below zero Saturday morning, gave this area an indication of what to ex- pect Saturday night. The Public Service company substation said the low reading here Friday night was 13 degrees above. The weather forecast for eastern Colorado said temperatures between zero and 10 below might prevail Saturday night. Public Service said the half inch ot snow measured at 8 a. m. con- tained .01 of an inch of precipita- tion. It started snowing around a, m. There was a light breeze at :he station. Mrs. L. A. Glffln ot Nunn said the snow was not heavy there and there was no drifting. Neil McKins- try, in charge of -the soil conserva- tion offices at Briggsdale, said the wind showed signs of. getting stronger but not enough snow had fallen to cause any drifting. Lee Alden said the storm reached Keenesburg about an hour later than Greeley with dry, powdery lakes falling without any wind. (Associated Prc83> Temperatures dived deep below zero in parts of Colorado, Wyo- ming and'Montana early today and at Kalispell, Mont., wind gusts up to 70 miles an hour spumed snow Uizard-style. At Cutbank, and Glasgow in northern Montana the, mercury dropped to 27 below 'zero, coldest spot in the tri-state area. Snow hit the northeast corner ol Colorado, east of the continental divide in Wyoming, and blanketed Montana. Temperatures tumbled below zero lu the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wiscon- sin, Iowa and Nebraska. Snow fell eastward into Michigan and Wis- consin. Cold in Pacific Northwest A mass of cold arctic air also spread Into the Pacific northwest, and was expected to extend into he Texas panhandle by tonight. Even Florida got a touch of chilly above Daytona 3each. Temperatures dropped sharply as .he cold air mass moved across the ilains. At North Piatte, Nehr., yes- erday's high was 09 but readings ftunged to 12 above within a few hours.' The 79 at Goodland, Kan., was the higest ever recorded in January. But a cold wave was fore- cast for Kansas, Nebraska, Okla- loma and Missouri. Gunnlton 13 Below Gunnison, on Colorado's western slope, was coldest spot in that state" with a reading of -13. Fraser in the central mountains had -7 and at Denver, between noon Friday and midnight, the temperature dropped rom 68 to 13. Wyoming's iciest reading was -16 at Moorcroft. Sheridan had -15 and Cody -12, with Ft. Brldger register- ng 23 and Cheyenne 4. The weather bureau said snow activity would cease over the en- ire sector some time Saturday light, but that the cold would con- inue. Only Trace of Snow At mid-morning Saturday Colo- ado and Wyoming had received inly traces of than a lalf-inch in most moun- atns were having more trouble ns result of the wind than because if snow depth. The forecaster said there is not nough humidity in the air for any eal snowstorm in Colorado. Traffic continued to flow over lio continental divide, with alt ma- or Colorado roads open. Denver, Jan. mass of old air from western Canada car- led snow nnd below zero tempera- urea tonight to Rocky Mountain tales. There wore bllzznrds hi Montana nd temperatures dropped to 21 be- ow and tho storm moved across astern Wyoming and Colorado easl f tho Rocky Mountains. Winds which reached gusts of miles an hour and averaged 60 illos an hour whipped the snow nl tallspcll, Mont. The mercury oppod to 21 below at Cut Bank, lout. There wore 10 Inches of now At Glasgow, Mont. The spread southward to put down two mop ot snow ad drop the tonipornluros lo three- bo- low at Sheridan, In northern Wyo- ming east ot tht Bit Horn Mother Sees Four of Her Six Sons Go Off to War Mrs. Arthur Alms, Sr., managet cheerful am Me for four of her tlx soni as they leave for active duty with a newly-activated guard unit at Elberta, Ala. The brothers (left to 2nd Lt. Leon C., 25; Sgt. Fred W., 23; Sgt. Raymond, 21; and Sgt. John D., 23, are members of the 200th Infantry regi- ment with the 31 tt National Guard Division assigned to Fort Jackson, S. C. John and Fred are twint, and Leon, a World War II veteran, Is married and the father of a 16-months-old daughter. (AP Wire- Support Grows for HB 900 in State Assembly By Gordon G. Denver, Jan. 27. Wl A bill to pull the teeth of Colorado's school district consolidation law laces tough going in the state legis- lature. Sen. John C. Phillips, Peyton re- publican and chairman of the sen- ate education commitlee, has pre- dicted passage of Ihe amending bill, which he and Sen. William Al- bion Carlson (R-Greeley) drafted. The amendment comes up for senate debate Monday. Opposilion appeared lo be grow- ing, spearheaded by Ihe Colorado Educalion Associaliou. It was this of teachers from all sections of the state which Phillips charged yesterday was op- erating a Ac- tion Committee. Unofficial reports said two sen- ators whom Phillips had counted upon for support had switched :heir votes as the result of com- munications from their districts. Two house members, who asked that they not be quoted by name, said an unofficial poll indicated the Phillips-Carlson bill could not pass .he house. They claimed there are 33 known votes against the amend- ing proposal. This would he a. bare of the 65 house votes. In addition, they said several other representatives "may" vote to re- :aln the present law. The amending jill might not even clear the edu cation committee in the house they said. Backers of the present law are counting on votes from Denver Pueblo, Boulder, Larimer, Las Anlnias, and Mesa coun ties and the San Luis valley. Most of the opposition to the present law las come from the short-grass areas of eastern Colorado and the extreme southwest Colorado sec tion. Party lines apparently are split wide open. Many letters and telegrams were arriving at the capitol, moslly con cerning the consolidation law Uhairman Walter R. Stalker (R dirk) of the house education com- nilllee estimated he got nearly 200 iommunicatioiis yeslerday. He laid about two-thirds of them were avoidable to the present school consolidation law, but noted that mo of the others was a petition icaring 35 signatures. The school consolidation law has lecome widely known as "House Bill number it had in the cgislatiire two years ago. The re- lealing bill also is becoming known ly Bill 103. Many legislators were using heir fourth long weekend of the noon until Mon lay check up on views if constitntenls on Ihe school bill uring visits homo. Weather Local for 24 hours ending at 8 a. m. Saturday: high, 67; low, 13; precipitation, .01. Boulder Cold wave with oc- casional light snow Saturday and Saturday night; Sunday partly cloudy, continued cold. Colorado Cold wave, scattered light snow east Saturday afternoon and Saturday night; partly cloudy and colder west Saturday after- noon and night; few snow flurries mountains and northwest; Sunday partly cloudy, with few snow flur- ries northern mountains; contin- ued cold Sunday. Wyoming Cold wave, oc- casional light snow and windy east of divide, much colder and windy with snow flurries west of divide Saturday; occasional snow flurries Saturday night; diminishing winds late Saturday night; Sunday partly cloudy, scattered snow flurries, much coluer south and southwest. New Mexico Cold wave with few snow flurries and strong winds northeast and east-central Saturday and Saturday night; otherwise partly cloudy Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday; windv; -much colder southeast and central Sat- urday afternoon arid Saturday night and over state Sunday. :latiron Climbers Are Found to Be Sate Boulder, Colo., Jan, loported "distress signals" sent of- Icers nnd rescuers to tho "Flat- ron" rock formations at the corner f Boulder last night. But the two limbers, University of Colorado Indents, descended safely from he l.OPO-foot splro and said they ad no trouble, Tho Ifl-yoar-old rock Ernest E. Sponcer of Puohlo and 3ort Allen Kempors of Albuauor- quo, flashlights when darkness overtook them during tho ascent ot tho giant sandstono slab. Seven climbers havo plunged 'to death from Farr President Of Rainmakers W. D. Farr of Greeley, a leader in the movement to get artificia nucleatlon for tills area, was elect ed president of the Northern Colo- rado Natural Resources association Friday when the hoard of directors met at the community building in Love) and. Other officers elected were Ed Munroe, vice president, and Ralph McMurray, secretary treasurer Both of these men are from Fort CoUins. George Kern of Windsor, a direc tor from irrigation companies on the Cache La Poudre, said the re- mainder ot the meeting was. de- voted to a discussion of the type of program the association desires Farr will call anot'aer meeting of the board at a time when represen- tatives of the Water Resources De- velopment corporation, the Pasa- Iena, Calif., rainmaking firm, can e present. An attempt will be made to negotiate a contract then. The Northern Colorado Natural Resources association, a non-profit organization, was incorporated Jan. 6 with sixteen directors: two the Big Thompson; five from the from the St. Vrain river; four from Cache La Poudre; two from the wheat-growing area at Nunii; two from' foof.iill ranchers; and one di- rector at large. It was formed with the purpose ot negotiating with the Pasadena company for a spring artificial rainmaking program to provide moistnro at planting time for grain, alfalfa, sugar beets and beans. Such a program Is also expected to give some snow in the lower moun tains. The program is expected to cost around or loss than 10 cents per acre. Stockholders in the irrigation companies under the rivers concerned are now solicited for funds. being Ike. Lands in U. S. West Point, N. Jan. 3en. Dwlfiht D. Elsenhower landed today nt Stewart air force base near :ioro, returning from a 21 day mili- tary fact-finding tour of western Eu- rope. Elsenhower, supremo commander of western European forces of MnHK AMnnlli txanti, will Atomic Test in Nevada Is Held Saturday Washington, Jan. atomic energy commission said to- day that "one of the periodic tesls" of alomic explosions was held loday at the air force bombing range near Las Vegas, Nev.' A spokesman for the AEC would not add any details. He was asked about reports that an atomic burst was seen in the Las Vegas area. Beyong saying it was "one of the periodic tesls" he would nol elab- orale. HE did recall, however, that it was anuouuced on Jan. 11 that such tests would bo held. The commis- sion was authorized to use the nil- force facilities for the Irials.. Cilizens of Lab Vegas saw and felt today's explosion. Itrwas believed to be the second testing detonation on the desert base. "It really lit up the sky like a big said one citizen. Ronald Garner, circulation maul ager of the Las Vegas Review-Jour- nal said the blast "awakened him." Wallace Johnson, a Las Vegas printer, said he saw the flash and felt the concussion in his Hender- son home, which Is BO miles away from the testing ground. Literally hundreds of people saw and heard the blast. Many of them were southern Callfornians in town for the usual week-end tourist in- flux. The blast was timed at approxi- mately a. m. to 6 a. m.; Pacific Standard Time. Gambling casinos run full blast through the night in Las Vegas and many people are up at that hour. In Las Vegas, a spokesman for the AEC said that the explosion was held early this morning "under full security restrictions." He, too, call- ed It "one of the periodic tests." He said the training ground site would be closed "indefinitely" to all except those directly connected with the experimental program. "No reports have been received yet of any radiological he added. spend tho next four days nt the United States military acadoniy. Ho will leave Wedneidny for Wnnhlngton to report on how ht found western Blizzard Halts Plane Search Worland, Wyo., Jan. blizzard raked tho northern moun- tains of Wyoming today, bringing to a standstill the search for a plane which disappeared a week ago with four men and a woman aboard. The two-engined aircraft vanish- ed on a flight from Denver to Cody, Wyo. Pilot was Ralph Meyors of Cody. The passenger list: James Hay and Donald Weaver, both of Los Angeles, Orman Brown of Denver; and Mrs Mabel Overly of Cody. Officers of the 5th air rescue squadron said tonight that the blizzard considerably reduces chances of finding the lost plane before next spring when the snows begin thawing out of tho high country. Longmonf Wants Folks To Park Overtime Longmont, Jan. officials-made this unusual request of car owners today; "Please leave your vehicles parked overtime lu .he downtown HI-AA." Reason for the oddity: All parking flnos collected on violations occurring today, Monday and. Tuesday, will be contributed to MtAWarVn'of Labor and Farm Groups Oppose Freeze Order Washington, Jan. government's temporary freeze o prices and wages won qualified nc ceptance today among many busi nessmen and lawmakers, hut outright fire from spokesmen foi union labor and farm groups. The freeze, announced last nlghi ordered, wages held to their levels of last Thursday while the wage stabilization board seeks to work out a flexible formula. with the important exception of many food ordered to ;o no higher than the top level of Dec. 25. In most cases, that means the prices that were charg- ed Thursday. The price freeze, too, :s temporary pending the working out of separate orders for the vari- ous kinds of goods. William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor pro- tested: "Prices have steadily while wages have been pretty much standing still. Unless we are accord- ed the opportunity to work out in- equities, the freeze is unjust to ahor." The general reaction of business- men who commented was to offer iupport to the price control pro- Tarn, even though a number with- icld approval and forecast hard- hips in their various fields. Predict! Production Low Allan B. Kline, president of the Bureau Federation, predicted hat 'under controls "America will ose 10 to 15 per cent of its poten- ial production In five years." Congressmen who commented ;euerally agreed that controls had o come, unwelcome os they are to nany people, some said they think hey should have been slapped on nonths ago in view of the constant ise in the cost of living. Black Markets In Meat Forecast Senator Hickeulooper (It-Iowa) ore-cast black markets in meats with steak at a pound. Price stabilizer Michael V. Disalle aid rationing is not planned in the mar future, and may not come at FBI Aid as Enforcer Asked The office of price stabilization, leaded by Disalle, sent an S.O.S. 0 the FBI and other bureaus for lelp in enforcement. President Truman ordered all 'ederal agencies to pitch in as leeded. One official said the OPS plans 1 "ruthless enforcement effort at he outset." Enforcement Heads Resigns Oddly, at tire same time, the OPS enforcement chief, suddenly resign- ed. He is Rear Admiral John H. "loover, retired naval officer. Another official somewhat hesi- afitly quoted Hoover as saying he ad "completed his job of setting up the enforcement organtzattdn." Govf, Freezes Most Prices and All Wages at Thursday's Figures; No Freeze of Food at Farm Level Washington, Jan. government, ending a period of dizzy uncertainty, tonight froze most prices mid nil wages at yes- terday's levels. Except for any increases wlilcli occurred today, no attempt was made to roll hack Iho price-wane ine which lias been rising so Taut. But officials said some price roll- backs miiy be achieved later In certain industries. The prim order, signed by Price Director Michael V. DiSalle, says .hat prices of goods and services certain not above the highest levels of .lie period that started Dec. nnd ended last midnight. .Ian. 25. Since few prices have fallen In hat period that means they arc rozen at yesterday's levels. The exemptions to the freeze, ire foods may lontinue to rise because the tie- ifearns Believes tmerican Democracy Exportable Commodity Boulder, Colo., Jan. "resident Robert L. Stearns told a ;roup celebrating the University of Colorado's 75th Anniversary to- ay: "my visit to Japan convinced me that American democracy, dapted to local needs, Is an ex- ortable commodity." Stearns recently returned from a rip to Korea and Japan as a gov- rnment observer. He asked that Americans square way to "the responsibilities of rorld power that have been thrust ,pon us." Speaking of the role universities lay in training men for the armed ervice, he stressed the importance f the schools, but added: "we are ot a training camp. It is our func- iou to discover how toe people of he earth may live in peace." Gov. Dan Thornton told the roup of students, faculty members nd state officials: "In this, your 75th Anniversary ear, the people of Colorado wish ie university well. You may count n their support. Perhaps it will ot always be as generously given s you would like. But they will upport you as much as they are hie Tile governor said the university as turned out u number of state laders, affording "low-cost b u t igh-quality education." Tho Colorado legislature re- essed shortly before noon today that members of the assembly onM attend tho anniversary eele- ration. Among other speakers were How- Mnmford Jones, Harvard mil- >rsity teacher and author, a n d harles Beise, Denver lawyer and ead of the school's alumni asso- atlon. Jones said Hint man "has lost Ith In reason" that nowadays vo live In an ago proud of ma- lines that think, nnd suspicious of any man that tries to." He added: "Wo have- convinced ourselves that man is a completely Irrational Individual who only can bo steered by appeals to his emotions." Jones' recipe for returning to an by permitting and encourag- ing the Individual to think and then gay and write what ho of what Interests might be embnrrnssod." Price Control Order Suspends Some Trading New York, Jan. ral of the nation's leading com- lOdity exchanges suspended trad- ug today pending clarification of le government's price control The New York stock exchange ;mained 111 session, however, and e first rush of business indicated aders were undisturbed by the age-price freeze. At commodity exchanges the sus- eusion order was issued just as ading was about to open when of- cials expressed uncertainty over revisions of the Washington order. The New York, New Orleans id Chicago cotton exchanges ere the first to announce there ould be no trading, today at least. The board of managers of the ew York produce exchange took milar action on trading in cot- mseed and soybean oil futures. In Chicago, major packers were osed, the agriculture depart- ent's marketing service was not icraling and only a few animals at the livestock market to- ay. Thus, there was no testing of ,e freeze order in today's uctiv- y. While commodity markets were osing, the New-York Stock Ex- lange had a good rally. Steels, rails, motors, oils and other lead- ing groups participated liberally In the A Wall Street broker explained It this way: "What more could you he said, "with prices frozen at their highest point that means more profit for everyone." Freeze at a Glance Washington, Jan. 27. UP) The government's new stabiliza- tion order at a glance: It freezes all wages as of mid- night last Thursday, and almost all prices at their highest levels during the period from last Dec. 19 to Jan. 25. Applicable it Once It is applicable immediately. It Is designed to hold back ris- ing prices and wages while gov- ernment officials work out celling formulas aimed at staving off dangerous inflation. For prices, it specifically pro- hibits buying or selling "in the regular course of business or trade" any commodity or service at a price higher than lhat charg- ed during the Dec. 19-Jan. 25 pe- of any contract or other obligation." Wage Restriction! For wages, it prohibits paying or receiving of w.-tges higher than those in effecl last Thursday. New empolyees must be paid no more than the Jan. 25 rate for the "jobs 'or which they were hired." Over- .ime, vacation and holiday pay, liensions, benefits, etc., also must lie held at the level in effect Jan. 25. Wage Appeals Allowed However, the wase regulation allows for appeals and the price order lists numerous exceplions nnd of ag- ricultural products sold on the farm. Both were apparently drawn up with an eye to future adjustment fcnse production act limits Dl- Sallu's power to check them. The order simply freezes all wages and salaries as of yes- terday, ft was sisned by Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston and given to the press by Cyrus H. (Jhing, chairman of the wage stabilization board Ching Disgruntled DiSalle and Ching announced the double-barreled action at a hurriedly called news conference thai was a nightmare of confusion, with reporters dashing in and out, photographers standing on chairs, and many reporters unable to hear what was said. said tiie wage freeze or- der was handed to him only ten minutes before the news confer- ence. It was obvious that tile or- der had not been approved by China's nine-man board. ClmiR did not fay so, but inform- nits said he was unwilling to freeze wages without a unanimous vote of the hoard and the labor members of the board wouldn't vote "yes." But both the price and wage or- lers are temporary "stopgap" measures. The price freeze will be replac- ed as fast as possible by specific ceiling prices, industry by indus- try. The wage freeze will bo wiped out as soon as Ohing's hoard can complete a flexible wage policy, under which lagging wages will be lermitted to come up to a certain standard. Together. DiSalles office of price stabilization (OPS) and Citing's wage board have less than GOO employees to carry out the gi- gantic operations that began to- night. The OPA had about at its peak. But President Truman issued an executive order to help enforcement. lie called up or down as conditions dictate. Violations are punishable by fines up to one year in prison, or both. Congress May Draft Veterans with Brief Service in America Washington. Jan. house armed services committee today was reported considering opening the way to a draft of World War 11 veterans with brief service records nnd those who did not go vorscas. The now automatically ex- empts all veterans. Chairman Vinson (D-Ga) told a draft law hearing It Is hard for to understand why a youth War It should ho given automatic deferment whllo another who didn't serve must be required drafted) to itay In uniform II with the upon all other federal agencies to lend in- vestigators, economists, and other employees to the price and wage agencies. He also said the program needs the fullesl support, sacri- fice, and self-restraint of the whole country. Freeze at Farm Level The price order is extremely complex with respect to farm pro- ducts and food. First of all, there is no freeze t any too! prices at the farm level. But on the processing, whole- sale, and retail levels, food prices are frozen tight If the farm prices of those foods are above parity. Thus, beef, Veal, and lamb prices are frozen. At first officials were uncertain about porlc, but later tonight they unnounced that pork and all pork products definitely are included in Hie freeze. Parity is a sliding scale designed ,to keep farm prices ,at a fixed relation to the farmer's costs. The law prohibits price ceil- ings below parity. But most farm products are be- low parity. Poultry and eggs are examples. And on those.things, the wholesaler and retailer may not raise prices to increase their mar- gins, but when the farmer's price goes up, Ihe increase will be au- tomatically passed along all the way to the consumer. The defense production act ex- empts a number of other things 'rom price controls, including the irlces charged in the communica- tion and publication ewspapers, books, magazines, ra- dio, television, and theater admis- sions. Utilities and common car- riers are also exempt because their rates are fixed by other regulatory agencies. DiSalle replied to dozens of questions about the price order 'rom anxious reporters who were old they couldn't get copies of .he 45-page text until later in the light. Why didn't he roll back prices further Ihan one day He explained that such a move would have delayed the effective date when companies must start three or four weeks. Instead, the effective date of both the price and wage orders is last midnight. DiSalle said it may be possible to roll back some prices when ceilings are issued for specific pro- ducts. He said his work-in on three orders now that will conlrol retailers' and wholesalers' margins. Xow that the nation again has all-out controls, as in the war years, many wondered how long the controls would remain this time. On that point, Eric Johnston told the senate-house economic committee earlier in the day that he thought controls could be re- moved before too of the American people will understand the causes of inflation and cooperate to remove them. To accomplish this, he said taxes must he high enough to balance the budget, "not just this year hut for two or three and the people must accept curbs on the ability to buy on credit. Kersey Man Stabbed The sheriff's office reported that Tony Cordova received some small stab wounds about midnight Thursday nt Kersey. Cordova claimed he did not know who cut ilm, the sheriff's office added. lie received a small stab wound next on his chost. Ho was treated by Kersey physician, then taken to Wold county hospital whoro ho WHS given further treatment. not Admitted us patient. ;