Twin Falls Times News, October 17, 1947

Twin Falls Times News

October 17, 1947

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Twin Falls Times News (Newspaper) - October 17, 1947, Twin Falls, Idaho The 30th and 31st traffic deaths o f 1947 in Magic Valley occurred 17 as result of an accident in Twin Falls TWIN FALLS A Regional Newspaper Serving Nine Irrigated Idaho Counties FINAL CITY EDITION 185 Official City and County Newspaper TWIN OCTOBER 1947 Member of Audit Bureau of Circulations Associated Press and United Press PRICE 5 CENTS Buhl Couple Killed When Auto Plunges Into Snake Canyon A man and woman were killed at today when the 1942 Ford sedan in which they were riding hurtled into Snake river can yon to the left of the Twin Falls county approach to the rimtorim Police have tentatively identified the pair as route and Gladys 127 Both were reported about 31 years of age and it is believed they were husband and Identification was from papers in the mans billfold and a travelers identification card carried by Brazil Plans Break Of Russia Relations RIO DE 17 A high government source said today Brazil would break diplomatic relations with Rus sia He said an official announcement could be ex pected within 72 The basis of the the informant will be Russias failure to give satisfaction asked in a recent Brazilian note seeking an explanation of attacks upon President Eurico Caspar the Brazilian army and the government by the Soviet government Informed diplomatic observers said some other American nations might follow emphasizing support for Chile in her recent expulsion of two Yugoslav diplomats on charges that they were in volved in communist promo tion of strikes in Chilean coal Brazil established diplomatic re lations with Russia in 1945 after withholding recognition from the time of the overthrow of the czar in Soviet Ambassador Jacov Suritz and his family left Brazil after this nation outlawed the Com munist party last One of several Moscow press at tacks on President Dutra said a speech made in his behalf had de clared the western hemisphere was endangered Invastiyvr The Literary Gazette of which charged recently that Presi dent sought Hitlers said in an article early this month that the Brazilian crab with claws followed the lead of the United States horse with Moore Guilty Sentence Due Next Monday Lester who was found guilty of conducting a gambling game by a district court jury Thurs day will be sentenced at 10 Monday by Judge James Ten witnesses gave testimony in the day long trial which resulted from a sheriffs raid on the Sport shop last July The case was interrupted during the afternoon to permit Harvey Mothershead to plead guilty to the included crime of He was fined and who was represent ed by Attorney with drew his plea of not guilty to the infamous crime against natureupon which he was His sub stitute plea was accepted by the Thursday afternoon Ben continued the gambling case testimony which he started to give in the morning He de scribed the stud poker game which was in process when deputy sheriffs raided the shop which is owned by John Also appearing as states witness es were Deputy Sheriff Boyd Thiet James and three men who were sitting at the gam bling table at the time of the They were Ken Twin and Witnesses placed on the stand by Dunn included City Clerk Constance Leiser and Police Chief Howard The states case was presented by Prosecuting Attorney Everett Under Idaho law Morse is liable to a fine ranging from jto two months to one year in Agreement Ending Frances Sea Ritt 17 The govern ment and union leaders announced tonight they had reached an agree ment which probably would end Prances twoday seamens strike to French ports have been paralyzed since yesterday when nearly ship and shore workers walked off their demanding 15 per cent pay A special government committee convened to try and find a formula for ending a strike of trans port workers whose demands for more money have tied up the buses and subways of Paris since Four Injured In Accidents Car Hits Train Three persons are in Twin Palls county and a fourth was transferred by plane to a Boise hospital Friday as a result of injuries received Thursday in two traffic accidents in which five auto two trucks and a freight train were The three persons in the local hospital arc Fred 447 Ash street Dick 607 Blue Lakes boulevard rioitn unct Kouaid Yea 199 Alexander Aber hardts condition is reportedly fair while the other two are said to be in fairly good condition by hospital Leo was transferred to Lukes Her condition was reported as fair by local hospital Not hospitalized was Winfred route who was treated by a Kimberly physician for minor Bly and Bowman were injured at when the Bly coupe crashed into the Eberhardt sedan six and onehalf miles east of The accident occurred during a dust storm that caused going to stop on the Bowman pulled up behind Eber with whom Falk was and another going the opposite stopped be cause of the blinding State Police Officer and Deputy Sheriff Claude who Bly attempted to pass the east bound vehicle and crashed headon into the Eberhardt knocking it backwards into the Bowman ma Shortly after the accident two hauling cement bricks for a Rupert concrete came upon the scene from behind the Bowman Continued on Page Column 2 AFL to Fight For Rights to Campaign Tax SAN 17 APL leaders today said they would battle In federal courts for labors right to collect funds to win repeal of the TaftHartley Part of the repeal fight is to be financed by a threecents per mem ber annual assessment voted by the 66th Robert coauthor of the law banning use of union dues or as sessments for political said that this financing method is out lawed by the act We dont accepc Senator Tafts word as Green said when advised of Tafts The courts are ahead of We invite a court Daniel president of the teamsters and a member of the AFL executive council said that the as sessment was voted for education and Green said he presumed the jus tice department would have to ini tiate any action against the In the he said the AFL would go ahead with its The new executive Miners John uled its first meeting today to put the public relations and political action program into The convention raised the per capita as sessment to provide to work for repeal of the TaftHarlley the Both bodies were mangled beyond First report of the tenta tive identification of the pair was brought out of Snake riv er canyon by a TimesNews reporter who made the diffi cult trip down the canyon wall to the wreckage which was ly ing near the edge of Snake He said the car was completely demolished with the mans body lying under the left rear wheel and the body of the woman located about 25 feet up the canyon from the The man was wearing a pair of levis while the woman was wearing a fur Li cense number of the auto in which they were riding was Hal former police happened to be standing within 20 feet of the spot where the car hurtled out into the 476foot deep He estimated the speed of the vehicle at over 60 miles per hour and said the car went out into the air for about 50 feet before starting an arc into the deep He said the speeding auto completely cleared the first ledge in the Residents living about one mile south of the bridge re ported hearing a car go past their homes at an unusually high rate of speed and shortly afterward they heard a police siren indicating the car was traveling at excessive It was not known if a police car had been chasing the ve Police were having difficul ty keeping traffic moving over the bridge as motorists stopped to find out what had Cunningham was the only person who actually witnessed the plunge of the car into the Fails to Respect Russ Charge LAKE 17 Russia charged today that the United States respects neither the charter nor the principles of the United The charge was made before the general assemblys 57member pol itical committee by Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromy ko after British Sir Hart ley Shawcross had appealed directly to the Russians for renewing Russias at tack on Secretary of State Mar shalls plan to overhaul the peace keeping machinery of the de clared Marshall was trying to whitewash his real If the United States will not respect the Gromyko who will Gromyko said votes in the secur ity council where Russia has veto ed 22 majority had been inconvenient to the United States and had prevented attempts of the United States to dictate security council actions through an obed ient Ike Club Downs Disavowal Pleas Oct 17 The DraftEisenhowerforPresldent league today responded to General Ikes latest disavowals of such a movement by beating the drums even louder for their Eisenhower boosters said they wouldnt take no for an even if that is what the gen eral meant to they did not think What Eisenhower said yesterday on two first through the armys chief of public was that he neither seeks nor desires political office and that he de preciates the formation of Eisen howerforPresident clubs ReElected PHILLIP MURRAY president of the CIO since John Lewis bolted the organi zation in today was re elected to head the union for an other NEA photo Murray to Be CIO Pilot for Another Year 17 CIO convention reelected Philip Murray by acclamation today and Thomas surrendered one of the nine vice presidencies without a Murray accepted the presidency in a speech in which he assailed the national the and John former CIO president who is now back in the Murray warned the AFL that while the CIO wanted labor unity it would not make a sacrificial goat of After Murrays speech James Carey and eight of the vice presidents were president of the Oil Work ers International was elected to replace who is vice president and former president of the Automobile Workers After Richard Leonards nomina tion which provided 10 nom inees for nine Murray fumbled over procedure until Thomas made a belated appearance on the platform to announce his Delegates had expected him to withdraw on the basis of reports that Murray would not support him for Vice presidents reelected were Buckmaster of the Rubber Work Joseph Curran of the maritime Albert Fitzgerald of the electrical John Green of the shipbuilding CIO or ganizational Director Alan Hoy Emil Rieve of the textile Frank Rosenbloom of the Amalgamated clothing workers and UNIONS MERGE 17 Unit ed Railroad workers CIO merged today with the Marine and Ship building Workers union The merger brought together a railroad union claiming a mem bership of most of it in the Pennsylvania railroad and a shipyard workers union claiming a membership of John president of the ship builders said the oneyear old railroad union needed the direc tional skills and experience of a union like the shipyard workers WORKERS RETURN 17 than auto idled because of steel were instructed today by Briggs Manufacturing company and Chrysler corporation to return to work Brewers Sign to Aid Food Drive Controls Issue Splits Demo Party 17 Truman appeared today to have left his own party divided on the issue of gov ernment price controls while projecting the high cost of liv ing squarely into the 1948 Politicians generally said Trumans statement that he has some interesting figures on price rises indicates he will give the nation his version of how and why living costs have soared when he feels the proper time has But he left both Democrats and Republicans somewhat confused when he said at his news conference yesterday that rationing and government which he said in cludes rent are the methods employed by a police The President emphasized that he was trying to get a free enterprise nation to accomplish voluntarily In the conservation of food what police states do by Pepper Cant Agree Senator who has said that Truman undoubtedly will be renominated by the Demo told a reporter he cant agree with the President that there would be anything smacking of a police state in the return io rationing and price controls the Florida senator has been When congress sets up a fair sys tem of rationing and price con trols to bring about equal distribu tion of scarce food and materials at prices all can that is democ racy at its Pepper Highest Exercise The highest exercise of the prin ciple of democracy lies in use of the power of the government to protect the most of his party members appeared to believe Trumans remarks yesterday had killed a move sponsored by Chester Leon Henderson and others to bring before congress the issue of reinstating price They said the Presidents state unless supplemented may spell the doom of rent ceilings as Ninth Annual Sale of Bulls Slated in City Ninth annual fall bull sale of the Idaho Cattlemens association will be held at the Twin Falls Commis sion company yards here Leon association said in Boise the wire services Two sales are scheduled by the with the first on Fri day featuring 22 Angus bulls and 41 Angus females on the auction Saturday 162 Hereford bulls and 20 Hereford females will be sold to the highest All Stock Registered All stock is registered and from the best known reputable breeders in Utah and Weeks stressed in his an Judges of both Angus and Here ford stock will be Hick head of the department of animal University of and Lyman Malad City Weeks said the bull sale commit tee of the association has done considerable work this year to bring the top quality animals into Idaho from the western states for the con venience of Idaho Members Given Members of the committee in clude Tom Callen and Virgil Jerome Walter Ernest nnd Lloyd is Angus consignors include Bliss Henry and Gooding and Henry and Hereford consignors include Tews Shoshone Reuben Ward and Art Elba Luther and Gooding Edward Eakin and Jud and Idaho Hereford Large Steel Bridge Weighing 20 Tons Stolen Near Gooding just dont walk especially when they weigh 20 but district highway maintenance supervisors and Gooding County Sheriff Russell Cecil are at a loss to explain what happened to such a bridge near About a month the missing bridge was replaced by a new struc ture while the old one was left lying at the bridge It was to have been cut up ana used for scrap But district highway m a in t e n an c e supervisors went around to check the bridge yes terday to see if it were possible to use the bridge for another crossing of the 300foot deep Malud river Thats what started all the The road supervisors couldnt find a So they reported the disap pearance to Sheriff State highway officials in Boise estimated the 40foot bridge would weigh about 20 It was built in two The span was left at the bridge site 13 miles from Good near County highway in f dither over the disappearance of the bridge had checked all possible leads for a trace of the missing but had drawn blanks everywhere they Sheriff Cecil was unable to get any more ami state highway officials in Boise could shed no light on the all interested parties are trying to figure out what any one would want with a 20 ton steel May Give Help Minus Extra Session 17 commo dity credit corporation may provide a way to meet Europes immediate need for food without a special session of con agriculture department officials said They explained that the CCC could sell American grain and other edibles at cutrate prices for thus stretching European dollar supplies farther than if the needy nations had to buy at current market The deal would on an advance agreement 17 Charles Luck man of the citizens food committee announced today that representatives of the nations bakers had adopted a grain conservation program aimed at saving approximately bushels of wheat a The program was adopt ed after several days of meetings with the bakery It includes Elimination of consignment selling of breadi and other bakery products a drive to feature smaller bread loaves wherever possible emphasis on wheat conserving products such as twolayer cakes in stead of the threelayer va riety and openfaced pies and a reduction in the number of varieties of bread and pas tries and elimination of all items for which there is an by congressional leaders to reimburse the CCC for its losses when the regular ses sion begins in Secretary Anderson told a news conference late without that government offi cials are looking into the possibility of using CCC Buys Farm Products The corporation finances gover ment farm price support programs and acts as a food purchasing agency for some foreign govern ments and foreign relief Department officials who asked that they not be quoted by name said the corporation cannot legally make loans to foreign countries or sell them food on a deferred payment But it they sell food abroad at prices below those pre vailing in this country and below which the CCC would pay for the Solons Opinion Withheld The question of appropriations to meet the losses this would involve already has been discussed with some congressional Their attitude has not been Expressing grave concern over the gloomy outlook for the winter wheat crop to be harvested next Anderson said the govern ment may find it necessary to put less emphasis on export of grains and concentrate on the more plen tiful foods even if it takes more government dollars to do He had in mind dried dried dried beans and Death Takes at Home Merritt local died at Fri day at his 344 Seventh avenue following a lingering Grootes had been a resident of Twin Falls since He was born in Sioux on A graduate of Rock high school i n and the Chicago Veterinary college in he prac ticed his profes sion In Minnesota and Iowa before coming to GROOTES He was the Twin Falls city meat and dairy inspector from 1924 to He opened his hospital on Shoshone street in A veteran of World war he served in the 12th veterinary hospital He was a captain in the Idaho na tional guard and the Idaho home and a member of the Ameri can Legion and the sheriffs mount ed posse of Twin He belonged to the Community He is survived by his Sue Ann Grootes three Marie Pete and Howard Kimberly his sisterinlaw and Mildred Twin six nephews and one The body rests at the Twin Falls Funeral arrangements will be announced Robins Denies President Bid On Food Unit 17 Robins today rejected President Trumans plea to organize a state wide food savings program and said the average family in the nation cannot eat too much because they cannot afford But Robins said Idahoans would cooperate in any proper effort to feed the hungry of the The governor in a telegram to the President said it does not ap pear to us that the problem has been thoroughly met by the purported program as presented to addifig Within recent years there have been too many examples of flagrant waste of food and other materials sent Earlier this week Truman sent telegrams to all the governors ask ing their cooperation in the food conservation program devised by the Luckman committee and asked that similar committees be organized on a state said Robins in his have taken care of the matter of reducing the food re quirements of the average family in this They cannot eat too much because they cannot afford to buy Government competition in our commodity markets is unquestion ably a major contributing factor to this price Whether an undirected and haphazard conserva tion program with its inevitable wastes may not operate to further handicap our own people is a serious If we can told how thejob is to be how the aid can be assured of reaching the and of definite purposeful plans for administration with a minimum of no people will be more generous than those of Until such time we will continue to live in our usual frugal ready to share in a definite program of a united Warehouses Closing Growers Hold Back Spuds IDAHO 17 fP A warehouses in the vicinity were closing few potato Idaho Falls today in the face of slackened mar ket demand and a grower inclina tion to hold their stored After the dealers pointed there is usually a period dur ing which growershipper dealings are some industry observers pointed out that Idaho spud prices are reflecting grower insistence on good buyers accordingly are hesitant In buying Idaho potatoes in the usual Some dealers said that other late producing potato states have a crop surplus this year and warned that Idaho faces serious competition from these states unless the Idaho spud price is scaled Body of Pacific Veteran Arrives The body of Robert Ful who was killed in New Cale donia in was received Friday morning by the Twin Falls mor Lieutenant Fulton was the son of and Frank formerly of who now live in The body was accompanied by Peter Funeral ar rangements will be announced Another Typhoon Heading for Iwo 17 and air forces personnel on stormbat tered Iwo who spent part of last week in were alerted for another Army weather officials said the typhoon Alice was 430 miles northeast of Guam and was moving northwest toward Iwo at 10 miles an They said another Bea had developed 240 miles west of with winds of 40 miles an Marcus island and all the northern Marianas were alerted for inadequate Adoption of the grain conserva tion program by the bakers followed closely a similar step by the The brewers agreed to cut the use of corn 25 per turn back to the government bushels of wheat and stop using feed barley and stop buying grain Little Beer Sacrifice The food committee said the brewers program would add 000 bushels of grain to the foreign relief pool without sacrificing if steins of Elimination of consignment selling of bread find other bakery products is expected to cut Under the consignment bakeries may deliver to grocers and other re tailers more bread than normally is and take back what is left the following This unsold I read frequently is Worked on Small Loavet Luckman said that because of widespread consumer interest in smaller bread the committee had worked with the bakers to see whether some such loaf could be marketed to save bread in smaller But he said it is now clear that it would take several to thfc v Luckman said the caking1 Industry estimates it can save bushels of wheat a year through production and distribution safe No Effect on Beer Luckman said the brewers action will have no effect on beer and ale Continued on Column I Buhl Resident Says He Lost to Hiker robbery in which armed a vaguelyde scribed bandit Is reported to hava taken from a Buhl man was reported Thursday night to Sheriff Cecil who said a thorough search of the area failed to disclose any trace of the holdup John told Sheriff Cecil that he had picked up a hitchhiker between Wendell and Gooding about dusk Thursday He toldthe sheriff that as soon as the man stepped into the he pulled a holding it against Kinneys body for the remainder of the ride to Kinney said the man took from him and stopped the car in the outskirts of making a Sheriff Cecil said the description Kinney gave him was very He said it appeared the holdup man was not the same individual who has been involved in about a dozen holdups in Magic Valley since Three deputies searched the entire area surrounding the point where Kinney said the hitchhiker left his but failed to find any trace of the Kinney participated in the search for the man he said had held him up and the hunt was not abandoned until early Sheriff Cecil said police had very little information to use in their search inasmuch as Kinneys story was so lacking in Commission For Korea Ballot Is Called by LAKE 17 The United States formally asked the United Nations assembly today to speed Korean independence by setting up a special commission to observe an early Korean election of a national An American resolution aimed at breaking a long deadlock with Soviet Russia over Koreas future pro posed that the election be held not later than next March It proposed that a national gov ernment set up by the assembly should arrange with the occupying powers Russia and the United early and complete withdrawal of their armed Russia has proposed to the dead locked SovietAmerican commission at Seoul that the which has split Korea into separate Soviet and American be withdrawn early next ;