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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 7, 1946, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Act On ind Corner' Traffic Hazards Complete Associated Press and Wide World Services HUA WEATHER Cooler Tonight Fair Sunday VOL. 72. NO. 160. Entered at thi Pott Of fine at Nashua, ft. H., a> icooml crass natter. NEW HAMPSHIRE SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1946 Established 1832 PRICE: FOUR CENTS IDLE IN SHIPPING STRIKE Property Owners Are Asked To Act Traffic Group To Have Guide Lines On Main St Other Problems Discussed Some 40 "fclind corners" still exist in the city, it was reported at the first fall meeting of the over-all cify traffic committee last evening at City hall, and letters are to go out immediately seeking owner-co-operation in tention to the potential trouble such conditions constitute. Discussed also were several complaints that the traffic guide lines painted on the city's main thoroughfares have become worn-out and of no use to mo- torists. Since the Board of Pub- lic contemplates the start ASKS 'COURT' TO FULFILL ATLANTIC CHARTER PROMISE Paris, Sept 7 Australian Delegate H. F. Whitlam urged the Peace Conference today to set up an international "court oil human righls" to fulfill the promises nade in the Atlantic Charter. The conference's legal and drafting commission took up this proposal at its first meeting in examining a projected Austra- lian amendment to the Finnish treaty which tho Finnish com- mittee had shelved for drafting. "The Atlantic said Whitlam, "is the common con- si itution of all peoples every- where. we should create organs these principles re- either cutting down the height "program tc> mike of hedges, trimming or trans- it was deemed inadvisable to spected." planting corner plantings ob- ask the Highway department to motorists, repamt the guide lines until lnB after the streets have been1 .of tho Umted Nations pledged jointly and separately WhUlam asserted that in sign- all Chairman James W. Logan pre sided. Top Maritime Strike In History Import and Export Of Materials Liner Traffic Halted AIRLINER WRECKAGE IN WHICH 21 persons died in the Wreckage of this west-bound airliner from New York which crashed in the hills of northeastern Nevada dur- ing a thick fog. Only one passenger, a blue-eyed boy of two, survived. The child, Peter Link of Brooklyn, NY, was found sitting on the ground, crying dazedly, about 100 feet from the wreckage. (AP Some corners, spotted through the co-operation of the Police tarred. The highway department ha indicated its willingness to uo department and members of the (the work needed. committee, have been corrected! by owner-compliance, but others have as yet been untouched. It was reported 40 such corners are numbered and second letters are going out to call the owner's at- fo respect the rights proclaimed by the charter. The Australian amendment Several tentative proposals fc lnse.r.t cUusos al.! nhlicrino- parh nf ever-mcreasin and downtowi informally dis cussed but no action was re- ported taken. handling the flow of traffic parking were New OPA Meat Ceilings, In Effect Tuesday, To Be Higher NO NEW POLIO REPORTED HERE SINCE WEDNESDAY NAME NEW HAVANA POLICE CHIEF TO CURB CRIME WAVE Havana, Cuba, Sepl 7 President Ramon Grau San Mar- tin aPPojntcd Gen Go- on a basis similar to the inter- mez. former adjutant general of treaties obliging each of the i former enemy states to write g man tees of iundamental hu-j r-ian rights in its constitution. The international court of hu- man national court of justice to en- force these guarantees. Sfates, groups, or individuals could file ribunal in such suii before the cases. No new case of polio was re- ported in the city today, accord- ing to the Board of Health, and none has been reported in the city since Wednesday. The State Board of Health an- nounced new polio cases report- ed in Manchester and East Jaf- frey increased to 89 the number stricken by the disease in New Washington, Sept 7 I erican housewives face a boost in their annual meat bills but OPA officials said today most of the increase will fall on those who can afford it. The jump results from an average increase of three and three quarter cents a ATLANTIC CHARTER Page 2i the army, as Havana's police chief today with the announce- ment the appointment was due to a crime wave, including the murder of a cabinet son last night. j 'Victory For People', Soys Mrs Nelson STATE AP NEWS Concord, Sept a Ballot Law Commission ruling her name will be in the Woven-1 slowed down today as the 38lh veteran's family to move into new quarters in the housing center in the first three clays put up their curtains last night and 38TH VETERANS' FAMILY IK HEW HOME Biggest "move" in the city Hampshire Associated this Press summer, dispatch at noon said. A Manchester girl and an East Jaffrey boy are the latest victims. ASK PAY RAISE FOR TRAMWAY Luis Martinez Saenz, 16, son of j gj0n. ber election ballot as Commui- ist candidate for councilor, Mrs Elba Chase Nelson today issued a statement. Mrs Nelson whose home is in Windsor is a candidate for a council seat in the Fourth Dist- rict. Her candidacy was protes'- ed by the state American Le1- inree ana inree quarter cents aiipi iiki pound in retail meat prices ord-1 tlnl'I PTPH tl-ta arronoir iijhan nnil SI'ATE AP NEWS Concord, Sept classi- higher for personnel, be be-1 The commission pointed out Page 2 Somoza Under Observation At Lahey Clinic Boston, Sept 7 Anastasio Somoza of Nicaragua was under observation today at1 AI1 OPA men carefully avoid- Lahey clinic for an intestinal ed any attempts to say just how ailment, described as "not se-lmuch the rollback will be on rious" but requiring surgery. MEAT CEILINGS The president, wearing the un- iform of a five-star general, ar- rived here by plane yesterday, after a seven-hour trip from New His illness, believed to be a! Held In Death Of malarial condition, was diag-' nosed at New Orleans clinics as1 tStfOnClGCl Wlte an intestinal ailment. He was! 4 _ _ .__ brought here to undergo an op-! Sept 7, OB eration at the suggestion of his man, uncle, Dr Desiderio Roman, of Philadelphia. Dr Alberto Prielo, a New Or- leans physician, ered by the agency when ceil- ings return to the butcher shops on Tuesday. I This is the difference, OPAJ fication board today had before said, between average meat ceil- it a plea from t-ie Aerial Tram- ings on June 30, when controls way commission to boost wages lapsed and the new prices, which still wil low those of the last two months. Price Administrator Porter flew to Chicago for a private confer- ence yesterday at which he re- ceived assurances from major packers that they v ill "help make meat price controls work." A big share of the beef, 42 per cent of the pork, and a much smaller share of lamb and mut- ton will return to the same ceil- ings that prevailed last June. Most of the price increases were tacked onto the prime and choice employes of the White Mountain trarn woik long hours and should receive a 20 pei cent wage in- crease James C. MacLeod of Littleton, member of the com- mission, said the pay scale is handicapping employment of personnel. leader of the ABC party and min- ister without portfolio in Pres- jident Grau's cabinet, was shot to death last night while riding in his father's official automo- bile in 'Vliramar, just across the Almendares river from Havana. His slay-ers have not been appre- hended. General Gomez was credited by President Grau in March, 1945, as the man who informed the president about an alleged revo- lutionary plot, including the as- sassination of Grau. Thirty for- mer army an 3 police officers were arrested ?nd the plot foiled. Father Of Three E. Newton, was held without bail for the grand jury Don't Figure Ruling Effects Textile Workers Thomas J. Pifarys, business agent for the Textile Workers of America, Local '105, said this mcrning that he did not believe recent ruling of the Wage Stabilization Board in regard to the wage increase of eight cents an hour would have any effect on textile workers in Nashua because he had received no word irom national headquarters to that effect. The WSB has approved five of an eight-cent-an-hour increase requested by employes of 494 No-them and Southern cotton In her statement she expres.s- ed the view that "the successful issue of the hearing is a victory for the people." Canadian Farmers Go On Delivery Strike Edmonton, Alta, Sept 7 Alberta Farmers union called out of its members on a 30- day delivery strike early to- day and by sunrise farmer pick- ets took up positions on Alberta roadways to halt movement Find Armless Skeleton In Baltimore Woods Baltimore, Md, Sept 7 Armless skelteton of a tec'n-ager found here Friday may be "one of many" listed in the Missin? Persons Bureau, or it may pro- vide some clue in the twc year- old mystery of a missing school girl. The skeleton, found by a hunt- er on a wooded estate in an ex- clusive residential area, was clothed in a plaid skirt, a green or blue knitted sweater, and moccasins. There were no acces- sories in the thicket. Mrs Elizabeth Hildreth said last night the general descrip- tion was that of her daughter, Jane, who disappeared Christ- mas week of 1944 while she on vacation from the Northamp ton, Mass, finishing school. The the 39th and 40th families re- ported difficulty in securing a mover. New York truck strike dealt an unexpected blow to the comple- tion of the i.econd 40 units, sche- duled to be turned over to the city next week by FPHA, as necessary toilet fixtures, on or- der for weeks, failed to come through from a New York ship- per. The second 40 units, nearly complete aside from some paint- ing and the toilet fixtures, were due to be finished by the con- tractors early next week. Housing Supt Edward S. Le- Blanc reported today thai, he has already interviewed more than half of the prospective occupants of the second 40 units. Press) World's greatest maritime fleet lay land locked in America's costal ports today behind an un- swerving ring of striking, picket- ing AFL seamen. Pier sheds were dark behind clo.sed entrances and cargo bocms uere fixed tight as thou- sands of vessels and a half mil- lion men were idle in the great- est maritime strike in history. This was the picture as the strike of members of the Sailors Union of the Pacific and the Sea- farers International Union en- tered its third day, and the se- cond day of picketing: Transocean passenger traffic was suspended; import and ex- port of raw materials vital to the nation's mills and factories were halted; more than tons of relief cargo for Europe and Asia were tied up in 125 tNRRA ships. Officers of the two unions claimed more than ships lay in Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf ports without crews. Both American and foreign vessels were hit by the either directly by the striking a reveisal of a Wage Stabilization Board rul- ing denying them the full wage increase won in recent negotia- by members of other unions who have honored the picket lines. The chain of pickets was ex- pected to be extended even fur- ther all New York har- bor tugboats manned by AFL ciews. Officials of the SUP said the picketing extension would halt SHIPPING STRIKE Page 2 VFW Convention Over; Women Still Barred From Councils Boston, Sept 7 to the 47th National Encamp- meat of the Veterans of Foreign j Wars began trickling out of I Boston today after concluding SENATE GROUP TO a note, police said, clinic executives said Lahey no date a Brockton restaurant. Newton declined counsel and i j I l_UUJISUi ctllU had been set for the operation. toid District Court Judge William G. Rowe that he wished to plead Political r Radio Address MAYOR F. CLYDE KEEFE Democratic Candidate for Governor SUNDAY SEPT. 8th WMUR P. M. WFEA P. M. isnert) Jlcrhcrt W. Hill iLin Onn. Mate Comm. Char8e of murder in the textile mills, and the board's dedsion. according to an Asso- ciatecl Press dispatch, involved directly 44 New England mills, employing of the textile workers i i the northern branch of the industry and est- ablished the pattern for approval of 40 other northern cases pend- ing before the Boston Regional Wage Board. The board said the eight-cent boost had been put into effect in r.early all mills, but employers may use only five cents of the guilty. Judge Rowe ordered a plea of innocent to be entered, and sent Newton to the county jail at Plymouth to await grand jury' action in October. Police said that Mrs Newton was shot five times with a Ger- man pistol as the couple was leaving the restaurant yester-! amount for seekiag price relief. day. Newton was captured two restaurant patrons. .According to Mr Pitarys, the raise went into effect in Authorities reported that Mrs on the first Monday in Newton, a shoe factory worker, August and would probably be all farm produce ts market. The union said it called the strike in an attempt to force the Dominion government to appoint a fact-finding board on parity prices. The union claimed sup- port of farmers. Pickets appeared also at grain elevators, creameries and stock- yards. Union leaders had cau- tioned the farmers against any "violence." R. J. Boutillier, Alberta Farm- ers union secretary, said he had received uord from tne Saska- toon headquarters of the Sas- katchewan branch of the United Farmers of Canada .saying it planned to issue a strike call in support of the Alberta farmers. Both organizations have been seeking higher farm prices they say are necessary in order to en- able them to meet the increased cost of commodities they must purchase. A few hours before the strike started Premier E. C. Manning urgently requested Prime Minis- ter W.. L. Mackenzie King for fed- eral action on the farmers' de- mands. Previous attempts 1o reach an agreement between the had been living with her mother not affected by the board's rul-1 farmers and government for several months. ing. Icials ended in deadlock. offi- saying she was going to visit her father, William S. Hildrcth, E Charlottesville, Va, banker and that her mother would 'never see me again." A subsequent search of the eastern seaboard for the girl was fruitless. Police searched the thicket bul found no trace of the missing1 arms. They said the girl hac been dead about 18 months. Robertson Is Acquitted Bad Nauheim, Germany, Sept 7 Joseph A. Robertson of Toledo, Ohio, was acquitted by a military court today of charges that he authorized and permit- ted cruelty to American soldier prisoners in the US Army's Lich- field England guardhouse. Robertson, former commander of a guard company at Lichfield, was the last of six officers and ten enlisted guards to be tried in connection with mistreatment of prisoners there during the last year of the war. His acquittal left the final score on the trials: nine enlisted guards and four officers convict- ed, one enlisted guard and two officers acquitted, British Arrest Destroyer Of Cologne Bridges Herford, Germany, Sept 7 British headquarters announced today the arrest of J. Grohe, former Reich Joseph commis- sioner for Northern France and Belgium, and "the main person responsible for blowing up all five Rhine bridges at Cologne." Grohe, who had been sought by all occupation powers since VE day, was found in bed by a British intelligence officer Aiig 21 at Warburg near the British- American frontier. He was still wearing a bandage to cover a head wound inflicted when he attempted to take his lue four months after capitulation. Grohe, who was gauleiter at Cologne and Aachen (Aix-La- Chapelle) in latter days was de- scribed by British headquarters as the "last remaining gauleiter who was at liberty." The headquarters announce- ment described Grohe as in the "top flight of Nazi officials and major war His whereabouts were traced after "intensive interrogation" of his sister-in-law, officials said. posts to veterans of the First World War. Louis E. Starr, Portland, Ore, attorney and an "Old Guard" infantryman was elevated by acclamation from senior vice commander to commander-in- chief, succeeding Joseph M. Stack who said he would re- turn to his civilian post as chief of the Alleghany County, Pa, defective bureau. Two other soldiers of 1918, Ray H. Brannaman of Denver, Colo, and Lyall T. Beggs of Madison, Wis, were named to serve as senior vice commander and junior vice commander, re- spectively. The only posts which went to World War II veterans were won by Edward McAIoon, Bronx, NY, attorney and former Navy lieufenant, who was named judge advocate general; and the Rev Gerald M. Dougherty of Chicago, who was a chaplain for 39 months with the 45th In- fantry Division, named chap- lain. C'thers elected were D. Mat- the'v Levitas of Brooklyn, Nf, surgeon general, and Robert B. MISS. PRIMARIES Washington, Sept 7 check of the recent primary elec- tion campaigns which resulted in the renomination of Senators McKellar fD-Tenn) and Bilbo (D-Miss) was promised by the Senate Campaign Investigating committee today as soon as it can recruit a staff. The decision to investigate VFW CONVENTION Page 2 Daughter Of Norwich Prexy Northfield, Vt, Sept 7 MP) Miss Isabella Dodge, daughter of Norwich University President Dr Homer L. Dpdge, and Sitewart Raynor Wallace, of Freeport, NY, were married today. The couple will reside in Ann Arbor, Mich, where Wallace is a graduate student at the Univer- sity of Michigan. FIRE, AUTOMOBILE and other of coverage James B. Crowley WSURANCE AGENCY WILLIAM F. SULUVAM Agent TEL. 171 Media Nnhoa. M. H. USED CARS WANTED We pay OPA ceiling prices Mercer Bros. Garage Co. 113 MAIN ST. 1914 TEL. S14 SALE? Double-Purpose! Converts easily into stroller as uhild grows old- uri steel frame, artificial leather body, Duohess Mylo springs. 12 FURNITURE MOVING ANYWHERE IN N32W HAMPSHIRE OR MASSACHUSETTS LOCAL -AND NEW HAMPSHIRE GENERAL TRUCKING 168 MAIN COBLEIGH HOWE 772 C. I. SPALDING CO. TeL 286 lOIUTGOMERY WARD LUMBERMEN'S MUTUAL CASUALTY CO. MS-JM ODD niJuOWS O.DG. IBD CLOOK Mi BUOi IT. _______ KUtVATOB 8KBYIOB Long Ladders Sturdily built, 14 ft long ladders. Complete with roof hooks and non-slip foot-rests. Ideal for use around the home or apple picking. TEL, 3910 3911 186 MAIN ST. Seven Killed In Airplane Crash In Cuba Havana, Cuba, Sept 7, Seven peisons, including an Am- erican, were killed Tast night in crash of a Cuban Expreso Aereo Inleramericano passenger plaie on the outskirts of the town of Esperanza, about six miles west of Santa Clara. Dispatches said the two-en- ginu Lodestar plane carrying four passengers and three crew- men, crashed into a small house outride the town, while attempt- ing to make a forced landing when it ran out or fuel. The Am- erican, said to have been a pass- enger and mechanic for the air- line, was not identified immedi- ately. The reports said the plane had left Santa Clara for Havana but encountered bad weather and re. turned. It was unable to land, it was said, and crashed when out of gasoline. terested citizens was reached at a TVI o-hour closed session of the committee late yesterday. The complaints charge that McKellar and his supporters spent more money than the Ten- nessee law allows and that Bilbo advocated intimida- tion of Negro voters to keep them auay from the polls. Edwin W. Carmack and John j Randolph Neal, unsuccessful i contenders for the nomination, won by McKellar, filed the Ten- nessee compla'nts. The Missis- sippi charges came from Edgar G. Brown Washington, DC, di- rector of the National Negro council, and Dr James L. P. Rum- bio of New York, chairrrian of the Citizens' National League, Inc. Carmack declared that Ed Crump, Memphis political leader, and his supporters, spent more than for newspaper ad- SENATE GROUP Page 2 Republicans To Organize Thursday Night Judge Antoine A. Guertin, co- chairman of the Republican City conmittee, said this morning that an organization meeting of Republicans would be held Thursday, Sept 12, at 8 in the evening at the YWCA. Judge Guertin will preside at the meeting when election of new officers for next year will take place and plans for the swiftly approaching November election will be discussed. I; is hoped by members of the City committee that all Nashua Republicans will attend this im- portant organization session of the GOP. CADILLAC Traffic Accidents Are Climbing Hctve That Car Properly Checked H. c. LIN ron as Main o L D S M O WANTED HOUSEKEEPER for North End Family No Sunday or holiday work. References must be furnished. Good pay. WHITE X-5. CARE TELEGRAPH   

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