Nashua Telegraph, September 12, 1946

Nashua Telegraph

September 12, 1946

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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 12, 1946, Nashua, New Hampshire Record Crowd Expected For Play-Off Game Complete Associated Press and Wide World Services NASHUA TEL WEATHER Clear and Cool Tonight, Friday VOL. 72. NO. 164. Enurtd thi Pott Offioi Nuhua, N. H., M noond cliu mul.ter. NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1946 Ettabluhed 1832 PRICE: FOUR CENTS NO MEAT HERE FOR THE WEEKEND Lands, Building Comm. Join Issue With Mayor LOOK FOR TOP TURNOUT AT LAST HOME TILT Nashua Dodgers, seeking to sew up the final best-out-of- seven Governor's Cup play-offs with the Lynn Red Sox this after- noon, were anticipating a record breaking crowd to jam the sta- dium when the ball game gets underway at 4 o'clock this after- noon. Dodger authorities had no way to judge how many persons would attend their first daylight game of the season, but, they said, judging by the interest shown amongst Nashua and Lynn fans, they were- preparing for the works! For several thousand J. F. Me- employes who also are rabid Dodger fans in their spare time, the lack of leather, which closed all J. F. McElwain fac- tories at noon today, came as a blessing in disguise. It enabled them to take in the sixth and what might probably be the final game out of the best out of RECORD CROWD Page 10 EISENHOWER GREETS MONTGO1VIERY Arriving at National Airport, Washington, DC, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of the British general .staff, is greeted with a handclasp and smile by General Dwight Eisenhower chief of staff, US Army, (AP DISPUTE OVER ALD OUELLETTE'S RIGHT TO OPERATE STORE Lands and building committee of the Board of Aldermen today indignantly took issue with Mayor Maynard's statement yes- terday that it was not necessary for Aid Henry J. Ouellette to seek permission from them to operate a store at the veterans' housing development. "The city charter specifically gives us the sole jurisdiction over land owned by the a spokesman said, "and that land was bought by and is owned by the city of Nashua and there- fore under our jurisdiction." They countered the Mayor's statement that he considered he had all authority to handle any situation arising at the housing center under the terms of the DISPUTE OVER ALD Page 4 SOLDIERS SERVE AS unload mail and fright from the SS George Goethals at a Staten island, NY, pier. Longshoremen, although not on strike, refused to cross picket linVs established by striking seamen. Predict Supply to Reach New Low One Large Market Entirely Without Meat Today; Others Have Small, Fast-Vanishing Stocks on Hand; Restaurant Proprietors Gloomy Over Prospect Meatless weekend for thou- sands of Nashuans ivas predict- ed today by local retailers and wholesalers who said the local supply was the shortest of any time during the war or during previous shortages. Entirely without any fresh meat today, one big downtown market piled its cases up with turkeys, a dwindling supply of at the meat manager com- mented. Other large downtown mar- kels found their week's supplies almost at the vanishing point and said a wave of heavy buy- ing by housewives this forenoon. was causing the supplies to dwindle "by the and predicted there would be and little poultry and fish. Managers ofjiefr for Friday and Saturday this market said they had One or two markets hope of securing any fresh meat .said they had a fair chance of for the weekend, and that it was receiving a very short supply of an absolutely all-time Ijw. fresh meat for Saturday shop. "Even during the shortages we but warned It would be had some meat, not enough for verv short and would not go far everyone, maybe, but we had I towards supplying Nashua Sun- some. This time we haven't any NO MEET HERE Page 10 McELWAIN PLANTS CLOSE AS HIDE SHIPMENTS DROP Due to a sharp decrease in hide shipments, all J. F. Mc- Elwain factories in the city will close at noon today for the remainder of the week, said Vice President Francis H. Gleason this morning. Mr Gleason disclosed, how- ever, that new shipments of hides are expected in the in the next few days and that all factories will resume oper- ations Monday morning. "The leather said Mr Gleason, "is still critical and it is difficult to predeter- mine what effect it will hare McELWAIN PLANTS Pagell Report on Alcohol Survey In NH Goes to Commission STATE AP NEWS Concord, Sept 12 Report on a four-month survey made as groundwork for the proposed es- tablishment of a program for the rehabilitation of alcoholic ad- dicts and an educational drive fo curb excessive drinking was received today by the New Hampshire Liquor Research com- mission. The survey was conducted by Prof Michael Choukas, head of the Dartmouth College Depart- i ment of Sociology. It included detailed questionnaires submit- I ted to more than 500 clergymen, nearly 500 physicians and nearly 500 police chiefs, educators, judges and officials of state hos- pitals. Dr Charles H. Dolloff, State chairman of the Research Com- mission, said the report would be studied by the seven-man group before final action was taken on its contents and recommenda- tions. Dr Dolloff said a "revised and improved" high school educa- tional program on the subject of alcohol probably would be among several recommendations ____...... _......__________ the commission is preparing to to tne 1947 legislature May Probe US Occupation Of Germany Washington, Sept 12 UP) Sweeping inquiry into operations ment in Germany reportedly is under consideration by the Sen- ate War Investigating committee. A member disclosed privately today that the committee receiv- ed testimony in a recent closed door session regarding alleged irregularities among occupa- tion troops, particularly with re- spect to fraternization. An unidentified witness ques- tioned about conditions in the American zone was said to have compared them unfavorably with next January. The commission is functioning as interim board. REPORT ON a legislative Page 11 COMPLAINTS ON CHILDREN AT NEW HIGH Complaints of children rnisbe having in one way or another mounted to a new high point yes- terday when police received ten reports from various parts of the city to trouble caused by groups of youngsters. Parents of children caught cut- ling bicycle tires with razor blades on Walnut st were noti- fied by police, ,ind disorderly boys on Warren st were sent home and warned. Group of boys were reported misbehaving on Ottersion st and were warned, while boys in a fight on Vine st were .sent home. Children causing trouble on Belknap st resulted in a call to police warned the group to behave themselves, and parents were notified of a dispute be tween two children on Stevens st. Boys who were behaving in a disorderly manner on Faxon st had gone when police arrived, and boys were sent home follow- ing two complaints of bad be- COMPLAINTS Page 11 Crossroads Administration Faces Problem on Labor Policy Washington, Sept 12 (ff> the German occupation of France .Wage Stabilization Board's un- during the war. MAY PROBE US Page 4 Popularity Twins rik-a Club's Pilsner Laccr and XXX Cream Ale. Famous for (.parklm? DRY champasme-like flavor. Millions Prefer them. At your grocer's, grill, club or hotel. Advt. LAND CLEARING %and GRADING work done with bulldozer. Stanley Dubowik 10 Spring St Tel. 4340 yielding stand on sailor's pay and threatened spread of the maritime strike brought the Tru- man administration to the cross- roads today on its entire labor policy. Despite moves by union men to tighten the strangling strike which already has crippled every American ocean port, the board declared again that AFL seamen raises in the "pattern" set earl- ier for their CIO colleagues. Thus the White House found itself where squarely it must on the spot make decision FIRE, AUTOMOBILE and other lines of coverage James B. Crowley INSURANCE AGENCY WILLIAM F. SULLIVAN Agent TO. 487 171 McrfnSt ft. H. USED CARS WANTED We pay OPA ceiling prices Mercer Bros. Garage IW MAIN IT. lit TIL 014 that may _write labor-manage- ment history. W. Willard Wirtz, 34 year old chairman of the reconversion- born Wage Stabilization Board, spelled out the issue last night when he asserted that while idle ships are is the futura of economic stability, not only in the shipping indus- try but in American industry generally, x x x Every person in this country has a stake in avoiding wage spirals today which can only mean higher prices tomorrow." The AFL sailors, who quit CROSSROADS Page 10 Wards 74th Anniversary Sale! Zip Firont Cotton Dresses Strong metal zip, length. Vat-dyed percales sizes 16 to 44. MONTGOMERY WJXRO COMMITTEE HAS LITTLE TO SAYS NASHUAN Nashua has supplied, during the recent unpleasantness with Germany and Japan involving a huge ship building program for the nation, one .ship sponsor, Mrs Lovina Anders, who together with a group of Nashuans jour- neyed to Baltimore to sponsor the "Nashua launched at the Bethlehem yards in the Maryland city. Mrs Anders, queried today con cerning her opinion of the Mead committee's well publicized probe of presents to sponsors by ship-building concerns, said she feared the committee "had little to do if they were spending their time on such an investigation." "Why is not this something strictly between the concerns and the people they asked to sponsor their she asked. "Bill Cunningham expressed very well my opinion of this Investigation in his column of said Mrs Anders. Mrs Anders was presented with a jeweled pin by the Bethlehem firm which is valued for insur- ance purposes at she said. Washington, Sept 12 country's wartime shipbuilding operations came under the scru- COMMITTEE Page 4 Clark Horine To Report on US-Red Clashes Washington, Sept 12 CflV-Am- erican-Russian differences which have hamstrung a Hied co-opera- tion in Austria brought Gen Mark W. Clark to Washington today for a series of conferences with high government officials. Clark's number one headache as United States member of the Allied council in Vienna, he said on his arrival yesterday, is the definition of a German asset. _ The reason, he told reporters, is that the Russians in eastern Austria "take almost everything on grounds that it is a German asset and that they are entitled to it as reparations" under the Potsdam Big Three; agreement. "The United States and some of our other, allies take a very different view." SEAMEN LEADERS DENOUNCE EDICT OF WAGE BOARD (Associated Press) Leaders of striking AFL sea- men today denounced as a "threat to the entire labor move- ment 'of the United States" the decision of the Wage Stabiliza tion Board in standing pat on itii earlier ruling denying them wage hikes above those won bj CIO seamen. Pledging a "fight to the bit ter they promised to carry out "plans to secure the suppori of the entire US labor movement AFL, CIO and inde pendent aid us in om fight to regain the right of collective bargaining which the WSB action has denied us." In an earlier telegram to the WSB, the strike leaders termec the board's action as "criminal and and added: "The further continuance ol the greatest general maritime strike in the history of the Un- ited States rests squarely on youi shoulders and the shoulders ol those individuals who voted tc London Bobbies Blockade Reds 'Squatting' in Luxury SEAMEN LEADERS Pagell Arabs Reject British-US Plan For Holy Land London, Sept 12 source said several Arab League delegates at the Palestine con- ference emphatically rejected today the British-American ex- perts' plan for federalizal ion oi the Holy Land. At least two Arab speakers objected that ihe plan meant that independence for their "brethren in the Holy Land" would be delayed indefinitely. As Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin sat chain-smoking and tapping the big round-table with his pencil, one Arab representa- tive cried that Palestine's inde- pendence should be granted now. Other Arab speakers, the source stated, asserted zation would be unworkable economically, emphasizing that there were no guarantees any measure of self-sufficiency could be obtained in any of the zones. The attitude had been dis- ABABS REJECT Page 11 FURNITURE MOVING ANYWHERE 111 NEW HAMPSHIRE OB MASSACHUSETTS LOCAL AND llfEW BAMPSHIBE GENERAL TRUCKING 168 MAIN COBLEIGH HOWE TA 772 C L SPALDING CO. LUMBERMEN'S MUTUAL CASUALTY CU. US-IK ODII mums BUM. rtooa ia ,111111 tt ttBTCOl Abandon Hope For Recovery Of Little Girl Boston, Sept 12 hope abandoned for recovery, three- year-old Mary Rose of Grand Falls, Nfld, returns home today to spend her last hours with her family and a baby sister who was born since she came here recently for treatment. Accompanied by her father, Leo Rose, the child will be flown in a Trans-World Airline Star- liner to Gander airfield, 40 miles from her home. "The doctors have told me that she has not much longer to Rose said, "and I'm anx- ious to get her home before she dies." The child was operated on last Friday and again Monday at Deaconness hospital in ,an effort to remove a brain tumor. "They told me nothing could be done for the father added, "and the best thing for me to do would be to take her home." Physicians planned intraven- ous feeding jtfst before she leaves the hospital for the five- hour flight ot Gander- She will be able to sip orange juice and milk enroute. TOWNFOLKTO ATTEND SERVICE FOR CPL LOWER STATE AP NEWS Enfield, Sept repre. sentatives of the American gion will attend services at Arl. injrton National cemetery for Cpl Chester J. Lower, one of five army airmen killed when their roiice acting on orders transport plane was shot down straight from No 10 Downing st bv vuenslaviar, London, Sept 12 London bobbies blockaded Lon- don's hungry "squatters" in their pre-empted luxury apartments and hotels today as Communist leaders of the squatter invasion defied efforts of the labor gov- ernment to stamp out the move- ment. Police, acting on orders (the office of the Prime Minis- ter) to end the "forcible entry" of vacant public dwellings, re- fused to let sympathizers pass food into three of the largest squatter-occupied buildings, de- spite pleas that are hungry." In retaliation, "the children the squatters by Yugoslavian fighters. Mr and Mrs Chester Lower, parents of the young soldier, and relatives also will attend. No date has been set for the serv- ices yet. The parents said they had been notified that the body arrive at the National air- But since the King acts only on the advice of his ministers, the squatters already had the answer to their proposed peti- tion. For the government de- nounced the whole squatter technique yesterday as an un- lawful incitement to anarchy and threatened prosecution of LONDON BOBBIES Page 11 Goods Start Moving as New York Strike Ends New York, Sept 12 sands of AFL truck drivers climbed back into their vehicles today and started moving sup- plies to retail outlets shut off from deliveries for 12 days by a strike of members of the AFL Union in New York and New Jersey. Heavily loaded trucks thund- ered through Holland Tunnel in increased volume as John Con- lin, fourth vice president of the International Brotherhood of gates at the services. port in Washington today. Post said they planned an appeal Emmett Stev4rt win rect to King George VI for help i head the Enfield Legion dele- and declared they would seek thousands of signatures on a petition to be circulated at a Trafalgar sq mass meeting to- night. Communist backers of the squatters called another open- air mass meeting near Leicester sq. DERRY GIRL RECOVERING AFTER HANGING STATE AP NEWS Derry, Sept Marie T. Chouinard, who was found hanging by a rope from the limb of a tree near her home yesterday afternoon, had regain. cd consciousness today and was no longer on the critical list at Alexander Eastman hospital. Police said they had not yet learned whether the hanging was accidental. The girl, daughter of Mr and Mrs Adelard Chouinard, was dis- strjke for a new contract with a covered by Wallace Ramsden, a 30 percent wage boost, had I Derry boy. Police were called announced drivers in northern Teamsters, that Sew Jersey had returned to work n compliance with orders from Teamsters' President Daniel J, Tobin. Mayor William O'Dwyer an- nounced some members of Local 282, one of the organizations on JUST ARRIVED Shipment oF 6.00x16 TIRES Plus Fed. Tax JEAN TEL. 3810 3911 188 MAIII ST. agreed to start wholesale grocery trucks rolling again. This action, the Mayor said, freed four of New York City's major wholesalers and one of the larger food chains from the tie-up, which had stripped the shelves bare in some grocery stores- The Gristede Brothers chain said its 48 trucks moved out at 8 am (EOT) today, making the supply picture "considerably brighter." Partial relief from the pro- longed immobilization of the bulk of the metropolitan area's commercial motor transport came following a directive from Tobin for sympathizing strikers to get back on the job. DEBRY GIRL Page 10 C H E V R O L, E T CADILLAC Be Trailer Wise Hove One of Our Ton BANTAM H. C. IMOTT 25 Main St. Tel. 77 O L D S M O B I L E Tiruck Traffic Starting to Move Into New York New York, Sept 12 of truck traffic entering New York City rose today following: the intervention Tobin, Union of Daniel 3. head of the Teamsters (AFL) into the city's transportation crisis. Police reported that the early flow of trucks going to and com- ing from New Jersey through the Hoi land tunnel was 10 to 15 per- cent above yesterday's volume- Many of the truck bore pla- cards reading "Signed Up" and identifying the union local num- ber. These included locals 27 and 641, both of New Jersey, and 816, a Manhatan local. These drivers had Seen idle in sympathy with the New York strikers. AUTO RACES SUN.f SEPT. 15 H. ;