Portland Sunday Telegram And Sunday Press Herald, October 24, 1949

Portland Sunday Telegram And Sunday Press Herald

October 24, 1949

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Portland Sunday Telegram And Sunday Press Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1949, Portland, Maine CBS in MAINE WGAN Portland SM on Dlml WGUY Bangor I4M on Tnar DUI GIVE ENOUGH TO THE COMMUNITY CHEST VOL 88 ESTABLISHED JUNE 23. 1862 PORTLAND, MAINE, MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 24, 1949 Entered As Second Class Mall Hatter PRICE FIVE CENTS Highlights In The News 2 Brothers Crash Head-On. Killed Mo-Pac Strike Finally Settled New Million Maine Track Started Columbia. R C. Oct. ZJ I Hnuhed their head-on Into other early today and were killed. The hlchwar patrol Identified them Array Cpl Henry Walker, jr.. 15. and Carl Walker. Z4. Henry drlvlnc on I S Highway Zl near Blythrwood. 12 north of here. Carl wan drlTtnir north The roHtalon demolished both and Injured two men riding with Carl LouJa. Oet. Z3 'UP) -Offi- cials Of both sides announced to- night that the 44-day-old MIs- Pacific Railroad strike had vxied A Joint-statement by Ouy A. Thompson trustece and R K Davidson spokesman for the four utrtklng brotherhoods, aald "The utrlke Is settled effective tomorrow morning at 10 a m It teas understood that griev- ances which precipitated Hie strike would be submitted for xet- tlement under act the railway labor TniJuer Stolen Chartartoa. W. Va. Ort. 23. police report- that Mmeone a polle. emuwr early to- day from a parking place In front of the pollra station. And. Patrolman Tommy Wll- added. Ihe thief even re- sponded to hto friendly wave. WUson. off doty at the time, he wared annamuif. In the that fellow officers were In the rar The mtaalnc rrulwr later wan found abandoned hi a rharlei- Ua mbarb. with a ipeedometer rwMltfK todlratlnc It had been trtoni IM mltaa by th. thtaf. Oet. The Patten's "skid row population of "dowD'and-outers' on the In- a United Press survey of 43 cltiM showed today Hardship and lulferlof this Winter may be "tragic." authorl- tiea the worst since the blackest of the depres- sion An estimated 85 000 "forgotten men art living In blighted dis- In Los Angeles. New York Boston New Orleans and Chicago Continued on Page Z. 4th CoL The Weatherman Says. Maine Fair and cool through- out today tonight and Tuesday Highest In the mid n In the Bouth. near SO In the North Low in low JO R In South low 30 s In North tonight Winds moderate westerly becoming nentle north- westerly tonight EaJtport to Block Inland Small craft warnings to be displayed to- day for 20 30 mph westerly winds fttr weather and good visibility Max Mln In town Year SO 34 Highest and lowest temperatures Ofl record for Oct 24 76 In 1900 and 26 In 1947 Minimum at other Maine stations Rumford 36 Cas- tlne 50 Eastporl 47 Augusta 44 Old Town 38 Mllllnocket and Houlton 40 Caribou 38 Oreenvllle 39, and Scarborough Site Chosen For Runners Plan To Revamp Kite Track Dropped By Blalne Davis (Sports Editor) Ground has been broken for if of the Country's finest mile running tracks, a plant to be located on 500 acres In Scarborough be- tween Route 1 and the super highway. It was revealed Sun- day by Fred H. Snow. Pine Point canner and president of the track corporation. Officials of the Verrier Con- struction Co.. which has the contract, estimate the track will be completed by June 1, 1950 It will be the first new run- ning track construction fol- lowing legalization of racing by the last Legislature. The Scarborough plant Bnow said, will be built because conver- sion of the Old Orchard Beach Kite Track for both running and harness races was not feasible Among owners of the new track are operators of the Kite Track Spacious Layout Planned The Scarborough project will In- clude a mile track 80 feet wide on the straightaways and 90 feet on the curves, a steel and concrete grandstand to seat S 000 and clubhouse with capacity for 1.000 more quarters for the jockeys. graded Infield and paved parking arro-s for (1000 cars A paddock wtll be located In the rear of the grandstand More than three miles of fence will Inclose the area Owners believe It will be the only track In the Country with a private airport and probably the Continued on Page II; Sth Col. U.S., British Split Over China Issue London Expected To Recognize Reds Washington. Oct. 22 fficer, as a half-dozen Investi- ators ended an all day probe County Attorney James B. Per- cms jr said that no evidence has been uncovered that any other person had been concerned witt Cingsley's death and expressed belief he had been Injured In a all Hemorrhage Caused Death An autopsy today revealed thai death was due to hemorrhage o the brain, according to Dr Philip O Gregorv. Lincoln County medi- cal examiner When found. Kingsley s bloody glasses and false teeth were lying on the floor beside him and hi. shirt front was blood stained. The autopsy also indicated that he hac suffered two broken ribs and blackened and cut right eje Working with Perkins on the probe were Philip Wheeler, specia .nvestigator for Attorney Genera Ralph Fams, Sheriff Herbert L Jinkham Deputy Clifford Leeman ocal Police Chief Waldron Reed and three members of the state police, Lt. Arthur Freeman, Sgt John T Crosby and Troope: Francis W Powers Continued on Page 2; 1st Col. Former Councilor Fabieh Blanchette Critically Injured Friend Hurt In Struggle To Take Gun From Mrs. Pauline Chouinard Woman Later Taken 111 And Dies V (Special Dispatch) Biddeford, Oct. Biddeford woman choked to death n a cell in Biddeford police station early this morning less than two hours after police said she shot former City Coon- cllor Fablen Blanchette, 41, of 52 Grove Street, in an apart, ment scuffle in which another man also was wounded. Police said the shots were fired by Mrs. Pauline L, Chouinard, 30, of 299 West Street. Blanchette was in critical con- dition in Webber Hospital tonight with a bullet in his liver and an- other In the right shoulder Narclsse Trudcau, 65. who lived with Blanchette In a second-floor apartment, and was wounded in the Tight leg in the fracas, was treated at the hospital and dis- charged. He told police he was shot when struggling with Mrs. Chouinard for the gun Mrs. Chouinard had been booked on a charge of intoxication which was later changed to assault with intent to kill. County Medical Examiner Wil- liam T. Roussln said she died from asphyxiation. Police report- ed she had become nauseated in her cell. Police Capt. Edgar Sevlgny re- constructed the shooting this way after questioning witnesses Employed As Domestic Mrs. Chouinard, employed by Blanchette as a domestic, left his apartment at 1 30 a. m today. She returned an hour later and was refused admission Police said she apparently had been drinking heavily in between As she tried to climb the rear stairs to Blanchette's second-floor apartment she fell. Then she went to the front of the building Sevigny said she broke Into Blanchette's apartment In the meantime. Blanchette had gone downstairs to his sister, Mrs Lilly Oirard. Blanchette went upstairs and as he opened the kitchen door he met Mrs. Chouinard armed with a .38 caliber revolver She fired one shot, and Blan- chette fell to the floor groaning, Sevigny said The shot awoke Trudeau He wrestled with Mrs Chouinard for the gun A second shot was fired in the struggle It ripped through Trudeau's Fishermen Back New Rescue Plan Hail Proposal For Destination Log By Sanders R. Johnson (Staff Writer) Local fishing Industry leaders pledged support Sunday to a plan which would enable trie coast Kuard to reach disabled fisher- men more quickly. They hailed the trip plan pro- posal as an outstanding safety measure for fishermen Their reaction came quickly to a coast guard suggestion that fishermen keep the local base in- formed of their trip plans before leaving port The base would have Immed- iately at hand the departure and arrival times of the boats names of the fishermen aboaid and where thev planned to fish right thigh and lodged In Blan- chette's shoulder as he lay on the kitchen floor. v Sevigny said the gun used in the shooting belonged to Blanchette, a former Biddeford reserve police- man. It was usually kept unload- ed in his apartment, with the bul- lets nearby Mrs. Glrard Calls Police Police were called by Mrs Girard. They took Mrs Chouinard to the police station and booked her. They said she was unable to speak coherently At 4 28 a. m. police put an In- Continued on Page 2; 6th Col. Fablen Blanchette Grant Raps Reed Stand On Tidelands Says U. S. Can't Do Less Than State (Swell! Dtnafeb) Bremen, Oct S Grant, Democratic gubernatorial aspir- ant, today took issue with Sea and Shore Fisheries Commissioner Richard E Reed's contentions thaft the Federal Government may step In and take over control of the fishing industry following a U S Supreme Court ruling in California tldelands case Said Grant in a prepared state- ment "Commissioner Reed of the and Shore Fisheries Department is entirely too hasty In what the Federal Government may do with the Maine fishing Industry as the result of the Su- preme Court's ruling In connec- tion with the oil found on Califor- nia tidelands. "1 believe It is much wiser to wait, and get the measured judg- ment of those who will decide issue The Federal Government cannot possibly do less for fishing industry than the Continued on Page 2; 8th CoL Operators of promised their the larger boats complete support of the plan, but some fishermen expressed doubt that all who op- erate In smaller craft would co- operate The biggest hitch to complete cooperation appeared to be in the reluctance of some fishermen to disclose to anyone the areas where tliev have found good fish- Ing Small boat fishermen re- turn to port daily. The larger boats stay out on the grounds from three to eight days All trip plan Information would Continued on Page 2; 4th CoL U. S. Corporate Profits Drop For 3rd Consecutive Quarter Dip In Tax Collections Indicated May Hike Nation's Deficit 4 Billion Washington, Oct. 13. (AP) Corporate profits dropped in the April-May-June period for the third consecutive quarter, the Commerce Department reported tonight The impact was recorded Im- mediately in National income fig- ures, of which corporate profits make up about one-seventh of the total The decline Indicated a coming drop In corporate Income tax col- lections that would help widen the mark by which Government In- come falls short of expenditures Department calculations put the total of second quarter profits, be- fore taxes, at off 12 per cent from the preceding quar- ter and down about 25 per cent from the second quarter of boom- time 1948. The department reported that the National Income slipped to an annual rate of 700.000 000 for the second quarter, from an annual rate of 000 000 In the previous quarter and in second quarter 1948. Front Margins Fat] "Falling profit margins" played a big part in the downturn of to- Continued on Pace 2; 6th CoL EVERYTHING FOR THE SCHOOL BAND BRAND NEW rNSTRUMENTS Per Month On Our Rental-Trial Plan EASTERN MUSICAL SUPPLY CO Llbby Bldg. 4th Floor 10 Congren Square 1EWSP4PERS ;

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