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Portland Sunday Telegram And Sunday Press Herald Newspaper Archive: October 24, 1949 - Page 1

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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 
                            

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