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Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1947, Burlington, Iowa CLOUDY, SCATTERED SHOWERS, WARMER. 'OWA’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER—ESTABLISHED JULY 10, 1837 RIVER—8 FEET, 9y 2 INCHES; DOWN 2i/ 2 INCHES. The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette VOLUME 111, NO. 14. PHONE 6130 BURLINGTON, IOWA. FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1947. ★ ★ 14 PAGES—ONE SECTION PRICE—5c Truman Signs War Termination Measure Blast Kills 27 Illinois Coal Miners Most of 200 Workers Got Out Safely West Frankfort, 111. —UP)— Bride Since Sunday, Unaware Uancer Had Doomed Her, Is Dead Omaha—(Jp)—Mary Ann Deeds GI Benefits Among Laws Affected Washington —(JP)— President City’s E budget Will R< ?quire over, insofar as veterans’ benefits' and a    batch of other    war and emergency statutes are concerned, i The    chief executive    signed a and John    Warren    Van    Bibber    senate    joint resolution    (SJR123), ! liked each    other    immediately 1 making inoperative    some 175 when they met at a YMCA can-! laws whose effect was based on Tax Increase City taxes will be higher next year. Burlington’s budget for 1948M9 calls for $1,638,446, John L. Lewis, mine workers’ teen dance last September. They the states of war and emergency. w hich $476,612 will be raised by taxation. chief, arrived here by automo- decided to get married Some Powers Retained This is $21,524 more than was levied for taxation last bile Fridav for an inspection of But their May 10 wedding date i But he said some other extraor-    u    T.    ,    ^    lu    ,    „    ,,    7    ,    . the mine in which 27 coal dig- had to be postponed. Mary Ann dinary powers must be retained year, but only $11,429 more than was actually collected m gers perished from an expios- was seriously ill. The doctor told <on Thursday. Lewis,    her    mother, Mrs. Margaret Deeds, that Mary Ann had cancer an( j for a time, and announced that taxes, he has asked Attorney General Frank LaPoint, superintendent Clark to continue his studies on of finances, said that during the had only a short time to live, the ending of the remaining war last year, $460,183 was collected, Mrs. Deeds told John. No one statutes.    The    $21,524    increase    in taxa-jused. He asserted it is necessary told Mary Ann.    In    interpreting    the    175 acts, the tion will amount to slightly over to provide for all expenditures in Late in June the girl was fail- resolution says, the proclamation one mill, LaPoint said, or about a budget, in the event it becomes ing rapidly. John was at her of World war II, the limited emer-;$l on each $1,000 of assessed necessary to use the money in an accompanied by Hugh White president, of District 12 (Illinois) of the ITVIW’, spoke briefly with Gov. Dwight H. Green oi Illinois in a downtown hotel lobby and then went out to the Old Ben Coal Company's No. 8 mine. He told newsmen he had nothing to say because he had ; just arrived. __    in    cl    nuajiudi    ueusiue    ceremony       ^      , VI Wnct Pvonkfnrt Til (AP) Sunday, they were married. It marks the beginning of the slightly over 26 mills. Y> CSw rianKiuiL, .    \    /    Evprvnnp    Oioro    ovmnf    Ann    end    of    the    educational,    unem- total amount set out as expenditures in the budget would not be emergency. He explained increases In several funds by calling attention to —Twenty-seven miners ™    _    their lives in an explosion weak to sit up. she smiled at!    benefits of the "'CROWD GATHERS AT MINE BLAST SCENE—Relative? mill around ambulances (abSST Thursday in one of the state's at John and said, ’’I love you so.; Tip w^enhntil WeSt Frankf0rt ’ nl - where an ^plosion Thursday afternoon largest mines in the heart Of    she    er    be    available    to:     S killed 2, miners. (AP Wirephoto)._________ the sout hern Illinois ---"     y fields. bedside every moment he could gency and the unlimited emer-i    valuation. be away from his department gency “shall be construed as ter-    The total    budget of    $1,638,446 store job. She began to talk minated and peace established.” is below the amount asked last about the day they would be mar- It is therefore T-day—termina-    year. The last budget    called for    salary    boosts    made    this    year,    in- ried—it would be the most won- tion-of-war day—for about 16.-    spending of    $1,656,000    but total;creased    cost    of    materials    and derful day in her life.    000,000    w r ar    veterans    and service- expenditures were $1,172,838. supplies, and the need for repair In a hospital bedside ceremony j men.    Total    city    tax    levy    will    be    and    improvement    of streets, sew ers and other city facilities. Official publication of the plovment and loan - guarantee GI Bill of .    , Everyone there except Mary Ann iOSi k new she would not live. Too News in Brief }1L 1 /,L Detroit—UP)—The Ford Motor JL*LrJnL    11CI    1^ Vote Inquiry cnol ‘‘* J    “ uouo "' 1,    ouc P ull ed cum down to her and kissed him. Co. announced Friday that Mercury and Lincoln assembly lines at the Rouge plant would be closed indefinitely because of a strike at a supplier plant, the Murray Corporation of America. Approximately 2,500 workers would be idled. a mile and a half south of the bottom of the shaft at the main entrance to the Old Ben Coal company’s No. 8 mine. Washington—(JP)—A hectic 18-hour and 12-minute senate ses- of the 5 seriously burned sion ended at sunrise Friday with Republican leaders conceding de- ar *d injured m the blast died him er *> e available to: She 1. New enlistees. Men and wo-was more beautiful than ever,” men who enter the services after Twenty-six of the approxi- John said afterward.    the president’s signature will be oaa    of    wnrlf    in    While    John    and    her    mother    considered peace-time personnel. • xnn v * a held her hands - Mar y Ann died When they leave the services, the diggings 5UU leet unaei- Wednesday while making plans they w’ill be considered only exground were found dead about for the day she would be well. servicemen, not w’ar veterans. .As budget will be made by the Hawk-Eye Gazette next week, and Aug. 11, at 9 a. m. has been set as the date for public hearing. The tax levy will be based on assessments made this year and will be the first to be collected under the new city assessor plan. The budget funds Will actually be collected in LaPoint said it w’as likely the —City Taxes to Rise, Page 2— Seek Waterways Washington — in their demands for an investigation into Attorney General Friday in a hospital. Marriages Declining compromise $5,482,530,500 appro- Clark’s handling of Kansas City vote fraud charges, priation bill for the    fiscal year Determined to    carry    out their plans    to adjourn congress    for ending next June 30    w r as passed    the year Saturday    night.    GOP chieftains    bow’ed before unbending by the house Friday    and sent to    Democrat opposition, with Sen. McCarran (D.-Nev.) holding    the the senate. The total    new appro-    floor. priations were approximately    House Republican Leader Hal- -- $234,000,000 below budget esti- leek of Indiana told newsmen w\    l    • mates.    kI¥!§#    flatly that there will be no reso- I    I    15)11)1 -'hition offered for a house inves- l/Uivll Grandview, Mo.— CP) — Mrs. tigntion.    | Martha E. Truman. 94-year-old    other Republicans in the house mother of the president, has declining use of their names, told failed to recover from a setback reporters the inquiry primarily is suffered earlier in the month, her a senate problem and that an Bill Agreement such they w’ill not be entitled to unemployment allowances, educational or job-training assistance., or government loan-guarantees. If they have service-incurred dis-. abilities, they will be entitled to;    Washington—(AP)—Congressional conferees scheduled compensation at about 75 percent a hurried meeting Friday hoping to settle by Saturday’s ad-of the war-time rates.    journment    deadline differences over a fund for flood control, [ lUciV in H iiuspildl#    2    IVfpn a nr! wom6n who hp-    .    •    .    .    .    ,    .    .    . The    bodies    of    all    26    had    been    Washington-i.iwrhe post-war     f0 £     a J asure was signed.!navigation, hydro-electric    and    other water projects, brought to the surface early Frl- boom In romance has reached Its have served less than the 90-dav:    Overriding    a    Republican    demand for a $100,000,000 day by rescue squads and were peak; marriages are on the de-,period required for eligibility to slash the senate approved a $452,000,000 bill bv a roll call placed in an emergency morgue cllne    ! veterans’ benefits, or who have vote of 7 g to 5 Friday night. This is $200,000,000 more set up at the central junior high ^    been discharged, before serving 90    'j school gymnasium- Relatives who    National    Office of Vltalj^y^ because of disabilities. than the house-appro\ed sum._______ remained at the mine throughout,Statistics reported Friday that!Effect On Veterans     A conference committee wasj    _ 00 „v, ^ +v , >     1 For veterans of World war II j named immediately and Sen. j ate that the bill reached the and for men and women In serv- Gurney (R.-S. D.) predicted an senate on the eve of adjourn-cerses during the first quarter    ^ more than 90 days as of Frl-; agreement in time for final action    ment and “even more    unfortun- of 1947. That is 20 percent fewer    day, these    benefits will be affect- before Saturday night.    ate” that President Truman chose Work was hampered by carbon4ban the number issued during ed:    j    Economy    demands    prevented    ‘‘ suc ^ * monoxide gas and the last 3 the sam * quarter of 1946.    1.    Education    and job-training expected quick passage of the bill ^re.eaented request^ for addi- u* Tiir n ^r Tohh T’mmnn    ^    ^    v.    v,    „    Batavia—UP)—A fully qualified bodies    found    were    buried    beneath    The report attributed the huge    —Courses    must be started not by the senate. The debate    took    J? a tunas; included in    this bill daughter, Mary    said    wmlS    *•    ,    il    in^.nt^ 0    cneck     D utch    source    said    Friday the coa i and debris.    post-war    increase    in weddings to later than 4 years after the date up most of a long night session The president had recommend- said Friday. Miss iruman saia would ..t us in J_» ots.     first    phage    of    Dutch    operations      -    ‘ the night during resuu* opera-j 427M9 couples bought marriage tions, sought to identify the vie- i* tims. Gas Hampers Search the president is being informed The decision to quit came at Heain i t tbe Indonesian republican Harold L. Walker, Illinois didaily of the condition of his 4:12 a.m.    of    mines and minerals, re mother. GI romances.    of the signing, and must be com- called by the Republican leader- f d 5250.000,000 for flood control It said marriages started climb- pleted not later than 9 years after ship to ease the crowded pre-ad--J” addition to the sum voted by ing “unusually high” as early as T-day.    journment schedule.     tne    nouse * Chicago—(JP)—The coal mines administration announced that its sub-area offices at Des Moines, xhev battered down a Demo- . . . „ . en „ iQto . Pr . 5a Springfield, 111., West Frankfort, crat atte mpt to postpone formal- ^    ^    tt    said 111., and Terre Haute, Ind., were ly until j anuary any decision on ^spondent     Jack ® d " permanently closed Friday. The the resolution    by    Sen.    Kem    (R.-     offlciaI    .^ ep    i Chicago office wdll be terminated mo.) demanding    the    Clark    in-     lores ^ w    the possibility that    the early in August. The records of vestigation.    Dutch w T ould    capture the    main Sen- Hickenlooper (R.-Ia.) all offices will be shipped to Jeff Tripp, brother of Mrs. Louis Dunlavy, 1600 Lincoln street, was not injured in the mine explosion at West Frankfort, according to a telegram from his wife. He has been an electrician at the mine for 30 years. American marriages, a total of    3. Loan guarantees    wdll be    direct the conferees to cut the    ^     1 2,313,795 or about 41.8 percent    made any time within    10 years    appropriation, which he described    W rtnf' more than in 1945. In the war    after T-day.     as out of line with the Republican yenr of 1944 only 1,452,394 licens- were i a s U ed    Steel    Price    Upped While marriages have increas ied, the ratio of divorce to mar Middletown, Ohio — (JP) — The as out of line with the Republican economy program. He was backed up bv Chairman Washington—GF>— Ex-Congress-Bridges (R.-N. H.) of the senate P lan , A ” dr f w /• M ?y was s « n " approprkitions committee and     a    terrx ^ of f j* om part of Java, but Insisted the Washington. The government, voted W jth the maiority. Iowa’s * ndo ^ esians would render the which operated the coal mines o "wi    t    *    d    Dutch position continuously pre-       _    — for approximately 13 months, re-j voUnt:    "     aS ! carl ,us with guerrilla warfare. a fire had broken out following'wefe 31 divorces for every 100 Friday was the first member of ^e''chamber‘''bi'caus7'“of“illness! ° n t k f h rges accepting $53,634.07 cently returned ' them to their f    The    Dutch    informant    here    said    the explosion. The cause of the rnnrrlages in 1946 the ratio drop- the steel family to boost basm Br idges telegraphed Sen. Taft h ^ r ' jj ^,1,, WaS _^ut e the    bitter    debate    dragged    ^oul^be t^mo^ up D zones’of^re- ^'ijuring *the^rescue^ e ™erations rriages. ^'Th'e^taUstWans a^j President Charles R. Hook an " gootj^con'science'support^the'biH ”    o     e US * “ Des Moines—l.F) - Installation onjhrough the mght._ ^    _    sistance in the eastern and west- there has been conflicting tribute this to the big Increase no^t»d^Thursday night ^that ^    ^     He    ^    May "the briSeSSuoM P ?S3t* costs by getting $6 and $7 more ‘The excessive appropriations ers Murray and Henry Garsson— a ton.     are completely inconsistent with also w*ere given prison terms with riage has declined. In 1945 there American Rolling Mill company ot h er Republicans. Absent from 8 mon ths to 2 years in prison   J - J*  ______ «    AA    4L    A    /(«>(<•»    vmawiKav    A#    *    AD    rllQ    T’fYnC!    A    f    n    f    4    Afl* of individual loudspeaker system Then, shortly after daybreak. e rn parts of the island and install; por ts of the totil number of men marriages and not to a de- Armco intended m meet_rising cline in divorces. microphones on the 108 desks in the Republican leadership agreed    new administrations. Whether    trapped. The rescue teams w*ork- the Iowa house of representa- to lay aside the Kem matter long    Dutch troops then would drive on    ed frantically to reach the men tives will begin within the next enough to take up one of several    Jogjakarta in an attempt to    i n the belief they had been trap-    I    L    A    ** few weeks, Henry Wich.nan, sec- appropriation bills that must be    smash the remainder of the re-     pe d by rock slides and might be IvCfn    JOlinSOn yllltS retary of the state executive coun- passed before Congress can quit,    public was undecided, the inform-    alive, cil, said Friday. The equipment That measure, carrying funds ant said However, early Walker said all 26 Friday Washington Revised prices, which Hook said    sound government economy, the became effective Thursday, quoted    announced sound economy pro- a basic figure of $57 a ton for    gram of the Republican party, jr)—Keen John- hot rolled steel compared with $50    and are not in the best interests cost about $10,000. Heretofore, for f or the Greek-Turkish aid pro- An Indonesian army communi- dead Earlier Coroner D*? Clay 6 son resi ^ n f d Frida y as undersec- previously and $71 against $64 for of the r> as a whole, Bridg- several years, the house members gram and foreign relief, was dis- que reported that repubiican;,on^ of FranRHn^^a?d 28'hadTost; 1 ^ ° f ,abor - effeCt,Ve Au * 1    oroduces     !    ^    ....... have used portable microphones, cussed only 20 rninutes, however,;forces in central Java had pene- their lives    He    said    in    a    letter    to    President    steei graaes Armco proauces________ -I    when the weary lawmakers decid- trated Dutch defenses at Semer- ! Lewis’ Brother Safe    Truman,    dated    Friday,    that    he    ^    lV    1    C    lit !•    )• Des Moines—(JP)—Distribution e d to call it quits so members ang on the north coast, jump-off' One of the miners at first be- was _ r f tl ?r nln £j 0 JP riv !! at< J indu , st ^y-    J*    J    KlllCS lOF iVlCQlflpOllS of American defense medals and World w r ar II medals w r ill begin could get a few hours sleep. point for a Dutch drive on Jog- lieved among those trapped but The earlier Republican victory jakarta. The city is 60 miles fe w f as In reply, Mr. Truman said, he was “indeed sorry that we are Ci»v—(ip)—Maude who later was reported    ...    ,     t    ,    services" Howard Lewis, underground sup-erintendent and a brother of John L. Lewis, president of the mine Mary!workers’ union. TOMBSTONE KILLS CHILD Kalamazoo, Mich. — (JP) — Two- a minimum of 8 months and a maximum of 2 years. The maximum penalty that could have been imposed on each by Judge Henry A. Schweinhaut was 6 years in prison and a fine He added that “it is unfortun- 530,000. ---The    sentencing    w*as    delayed more than 2 hours while the defendants’ lawyers pleaded for a new trial and May beseeched the court for mercy. The 72-year-old former Kentucky Democrat congressman insisted that he had never taken “a Woman in Citizenship Ci>:e Vivienne Doris Anne Patterson of Mediapolis. whose application    dime”    dishonestly    during i*.old 1STancv Pcndowski of    *    —    —    -—-------— — - —.__.— t ~^ ——- Sen. McBroom. 64, noted educator for Of the estimated 200 day shift as Corners was smothered to for citizenship naturalization examiners had sought to deny on “Us long service in congress. -    -    ...... ■*    '    ‘    None    of    the in Iowa Aug. 1. The navy an- i0n the Kem proposal was on north of Jogjakarta. nounced Thursday that any ex- straight party-line vote of 45 to    - navy man or woman eligible for 30.    DIES    IN    IOWA CITY the medals may get them at any But it was a hollow’ victory.    Iowa navy recruiting station. The or-    After the chamber had been in iginal discharge certificate and    L    ReDubHcan    wJdp     the    P ast    30 years at the Univer- workers in the diggings those death Thursdav beneaTh 'a 4-foot ^ rounds that she allegedly refused to take the oath of allegiance IS '°/ , . e the defendants had notice of separation must be pre- conced ^ d to ‘ hi ’ s colleagues that sit y of Iow a, died Thursday at who escaped fled through an aux- tombstone which fell on her. The without qualification, may receive naturalization papers July 28. hparh-^thV^ t ? newsmen after GOP forces would be unable to her home here. Her death follow-1 diary air shaft equipped with child had accompanied her fath- The government has forwarded the necessary papers here as of J ld 8 th<were —Inquiry Blocked, Page 2— ed a long illness.    |    stairways for emergencies.    ; e r,    Edward,    when    he    went to cut that date, following the issuance of an opinion by District Judge f^ eased ^ 52,000 bail each pend- -- —--- 1    The    blast    occurred within one'grass in the cemetery across the P&td McUoid that the examiners motion to dismiss her petition t    •    *    < —Mine Blast Kills 27, Page 11—(street from their home.    ishould be overruled. No court order, however. Is on file here.     a    quivering    voice,    May    told Mrs. Patterson, a member of the Reformed sented to establish eligibility. Stunt Man Injured Hit His Wife With Rock, Then Strangled Her, Downey Admits Memphis, Tenn. —(JP)— Richard (Dixie) Blandy, 42, of Dayton, Ohio, who pedalled a bicycle atop a 50-foot flagpole for 4 days, was injured Thursday night when his stunt apparatus snapped and - him cmshing to the ground    Colorado Spring, Col.—*(/F)—District Attorney Irl Foard said the Memphis fairgrounds.     David    A> Downey, 29, former army flyer, Thursday orally ^ ,1 y*     a 5 ' da y HJigpolP admitted that he had killed his Czechoslovakia-born wife, Lolly, Hauu mg    durin ^ the recent h b dy was found a week ago under a 50-foot ledge of a Hawkeye Holidays celebration atj^“« ain range northwest of here. Des Moines, la.) HI-POCKETS -VI IS THAT A NEW l-V'4 SCARF FOR VOUR . t ABSENT-MINDED uncle° Foard said the only Downey gave was that mad at her.” Downey, a San Francisco ac- reason     TT    ,    -- ‘I was    Henry Maly said an autopsy showed, however, that strangulation was a “more probable cause” countan tf formerly ^TdTnVest «     than in j uries received ln Liberty, la., and worked in Dav- Downey acknowledged that he enport, la. He and his^wife \\ere had taRen Qut 2 $10 000 lnsurance returning to San    -    policies on his wife, each carry-! x/r V W nnvvnpv in Ploom- ing a double-indemnity clause in Mrs. Dennie Downey, j    event of accidental death. field, la.    Police    Chief    I. B. Bruce said After the b^dy of his attractive Dowmey broke down after almost 24-year-old bride w r as found, Dow- a wee k of grilling and told of- ——r~ "7^~i i    fleers “the urge to kill came over Visited Kloomiield    me” as he walked w’ith his wife BKoomfield—David A. Downey in the mountains. has visited Bloomfield, but was Downey added this explanation, never a resident here. Downey’s Bruce said: aunt lives in Bloomfield, and he We* were aiguing. I had a has visited her occasionally- His rock the size of 2 teacups in my mother    Is    presently    staying     kaI U d    the the aunt    and    Downey    has visited    hack of the head. She fell down her oo Mrs Downey was not and I rushed to her and choked .. vul YfJ ;„r„,Jt „„ ■ Dow- her. then hid her body in the a. ailable for comment on Dow crcv , ce wh( , r( , she was ^ ound ney s arrest.    ____—_— j Dowmey said he lay down near Schweinhaut the Reformed Presbyterian Regardless of the verdict of Church of North America, testi- f J ury * re g ai *dless of what has fled that she had no objections to lf en saidt regardless of w’hat taking the oath of allegiance but y - app ® n in the future . 1 have that in certain instances her re- "l fea f r of . 14 my conscience and I ligtous belief required that she    . . make also an explanatory declar-     e f    7 ation that her allegiance to God     n <?H Ce J hat    they    lntend .     td superseded her allegiance to the appeal th e supreme court if necessary.’ In imposing sentence. Justice Schweinhaut said he was not levying any fines on the defendants because of their present financial condition. state. Quoting Supreme Court Justice Douglas in a similar case, Judge McCold said: “The struggle for religious liberty has throughout the centuries been an effort to accommodate    f 1__„ the demands of the state to the l^HDOF LC3ClCr I/1CS conscienceofthe individual. The Boston-DD-Robert J. Watt. , °o tk0U 8 ht noted American labor leader, died S. tM    L°     R J ghU ! rec ; at sea on the liner Saturnla while , domain of returning to the U. S. from G«n-S htn. J s a moral pow-; eva , where he had been Amerj . higher than the state.     can    delegate    to the international “Throughout the    ages men labor organization conference, ac- have suffered death    rather than cording to advices received here subordinate their allegiance to Friday. God to the authority of the state.     — Amendment r is' t the! ToHfly’s Games product of that struggle.” Willing to Bear Arms UMMMMMM, GOOD —Allene Asbury (center with finger in mouth) samples pie at Methodist she would be church booth Thursday during Gladstone homecoming celebration. Grouped with her, left to right, are Mrs. Martha Grahm, Dorothy Rhodes, Mrs. Ruth Lewis, Donna Mohrling, Joan Smith and Betty Mohrling, all of Gladstone. The sampling was all in fun, but it made the photographer’s mouth Ameriran League Chicago    000    000 130— 4    9    2 New York    300    321 30x—12    14    0 Mrs. Patterson testified that! Gillespie, Grove (4), Smith (7). Caldwell (8) and Tresh; Reynolds and l\ ,^en 0 w4 f e n ”iimb?ng y b0 C t Ln a e d riwa e s h f^n W d ay by f '^o n to n r! s {" 3Ury ’ ^ ^’(H^k-Eye 01 ** b0Oth annUa “ y    ^    ^ 3t "     Earp    U    Ctar * h    pas ‘ willing to bear B arms for the country, if necessary, and that she anticipated no; National Learoa conflict in her allegiance to God    York    000    030 oo and to the country. She said she j HaYtung, Beggs and Cwper! Sriek-—Wins Citizenship, Page 11— son and McCullough.