Kingston Daily Freeman, November 12, 1945

Kingston Daily Freeman

November 12, 1945

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Kingston Daily Freeman, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1945, Kingston, New York ftadier OutkoB TMlfkl Wrrt ifn Uiter AinrtWic OF KINGSTON, N. Y., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBEU PRICE FIVE CENTS Arnold Says Interstellar Raids Will Come (lief of Army Air Forces Foresees Thousands of Robots Will Be sent Across Our Shorelines Washington; Nov. 12 nil Hap Arnold adviiei that ,lomic bomb warfare waged from interstellar space ihips is "within tie foreseeable The white-haired chief of Army fa Forces gave in his third an iiul report today an eerie picture ,f conflict for- which the Unitec Hates should be prepared. Said "War may descend upon us by thousands of robots passing unan- ounced across our shorelines- nltss we act to prevent them." And the way to do that is 16 be ready to strike at the source of (lack with a strategic air force elivering "one or two atomic ombs." which should suffice for icjob. That method of bomb delivery for today's style of war; to- morrow's, he said, will be like lis: should be ready with a capon of the German V-2 rocket, laving greatly improved range and irecision, and launched from great istances. V-2 is ideally; suited to eliver atomic explosives, because [ective defense against it would irove extremely difficult. "If defenses which can cope en with such a. hour projectile are developed, must- be ready to launch such projectiles nearer the target, to give them a shorter time o! flight and make them harder to detect and destroy. We must be ready to launch them from unexpected directions. "This can be done with true space ships, capable of operating outside, the earth's atmosphere. Th'e design of such a ship is all but practicable today, research rvill unquestionably bring it into being within the foreseeable fu- ture." Arnold said three types of re- sistance against the atomic bomb are possible: Make certain that lowhere in the world are atomic wmbs being made secretly; devise every possible defense against .hem; disperse cities and move vital industries underground, which would be "overwhelmingly cxpcn- ustry Watchedfor Next Moves Steel, Are Expected to Giyc Indication of Status of Relations Unceasing patrol of the world, xjssibly under guidance of the Jnited Nations Organization, 'would do much to prevent the llegal bombs Arnold said. Among the requirements1 for the mmediate future of the air force, Arnold included the maintenance Continued on Pace Nine manufacture of atomic their present Wpino Woman Recounts Slabbing, Burning Children Blames O.P.A. Fairless Says Burden Rests. Squarely O.P.A. Shoulders White House Has No Word on Report Attlee Suggested Atomic Bomb Pool; Big Three Joint Statement Will Come President Truman Honors Unknown Soldier on tewey Says Old Rules Must Co Are Only Way to Solve I: Labor Disputed 1" Ithaca, N. Y., Nov. "old.rules of force an) violence" In settling labor disputes must be replaced ;by "based upon a1 knowledge and urideritahd- injr of the economic processi" Gov- ernor Dewcy siud today irT.cere- monies formally bpenihjr the new State School Of Industrial and Labor Relations. The governor, in an address pre- pared for radio broadcast p. declared that the school was "dedicated to-the com- mon interest of the employer arid employe and .the whole tlie American people." of The knowledge and understand- ing of the economic he said, would be expanded by the school, "in a field where too often passion and. prejudice override judgment and truth." "Recurrent outbreaks of strikes underline the fact that labor re- lations are never static, and that no formula can be devised which n-ill wholly wine out. disputes.' Dtivcy said.-. "Nor does anyone who values our way of life wisl to end the continuing effort-' bs both management and labor to ad vance their own interests. ,-Bu the old rule of the tooth and clew is out of date and should come to an end." The school, first of its kind In the country, was authorized by the 1944 Legislature and set up this year. Enrollment for the Srst semester included 107 stu- dents 60 of them veterans. Day, Ivn Abe Svemk Dr. Kdmund Ezra Pay. presi dmt of Cornell" University, of which the school is the 14th di- vision, and Irvine M. Ivcs. major- ity leader of the Assembly atxi dean of the school, also spoke at the ceremonies. Declaring that It has been only a fen- years since. "the right to onjjnizc a labor union was a mat- ter which had to be settled with Woman Hatred Screams Her of Japanese tare fists, clubs, sticks ConUnutd oa TCI and Bonus Is Asked for of WorU War 2 M. Nov. 12 Xw York Stale Association ri J'ouns 35t publican Clubs asks "M ihc Male pjy cadi to veterans War 2. A Ms.plaiion asldnf: payment of ixmus mas aaoplcd fey Ihe Board cf Governors 'Of ttic iVapjcr Act M and employe alike -worti Jn: ntaitms with tfflch d t Jo penalties nr as ty the, 5 the General at End of Testimony Manila, Nov. 12 bayonet- scarred, black-dressed Filipino woman sobbed out at the war- crimes trial of Lt. Gcn..TomoyuM Yamashita today a story of the fatal stabbing and burning of her four children and'1-her. mother by }lood-crazed Japanese. for the record that Fmpinos in her neighborhood: were thus "brutally mistreated and massacred" within a month. The witness. Gliccria Malvecino; concluded her testimony with a half-scream: "Yamashita, see what you have done to my Describing.the scene near Santo Tomas. Batangas Province, she aid that "we were tied in groups of five and led into a nearby field. A Japanese officer told the soldiers o line up behind us, and gave the order for Iheni to start stabbing i." She was bayoneted 12 times, and einted death to escape further wounds. could hear my .children around hie crying "Mother, Moth- and screaming to me" before they died, she said. Later, furni- ture was piled on the bodies, soak- ed with'gasoline and set aflre.- "We prayed, saying our last words to God, knowing that we soon would be testified another witness. Soledad Lacson She said that 20 in her group of Filipinos were taken to a cem- etery and stabbed, after Japanese had made a "personal search" of the women (evidently stripping them) to steal Philippines cur- rency. As she left the stand, she shout- ed at Yamashita: The witnesses were not cross- examined. Sole objection of Ihc the prosecution's bill of particulars charging were overruled. An American investigator. Ed- ward O'Brien, added a final grue- some note lo the day's proceedings with testimony that he saw the Washington, Nov.- 12 labor-management conference in Armistice -Day recess, the capital today watched big and automotive for the next move on the chessboard of indus- trial relations." Leaders of United States Steel Corporation shortly will consider and reply to Secretary of Labor Schwellcnbach's recond request that they resume wage talks with the C.I.O. United Steelwbrkers of America.. Benjamin' F. Fairless, U. S. Steel president, wired Schwellen- 3ach last night .that'the invitation to resume negotiations under a special conciliator Wednesday will be taken up when company, offi- cials are available.after the holi- lay.- Fairless stated, any new negotiations on the un- ion's demanded daily wage in- crease cannot be expected to. pro- duce results until O.P.A. acts on price increases "to which the steel industry has long been entitled by- reason of past heavy increases in its If an impasse exists, Fairless added, responsibility for it "rests squarely'with the O.P.A." His Lelegram remarked, also-.that al- though the present wage contract runs until next October and coh- :ains a no-strike.clause.the union has scheduled- a strike vote No- vember 28. Fairless last -week turned down Schwcllenbach's .first request for a renewal .of conferences on. the ground that O.P.A? should act first on the price issue. 'The secretary's second appeal; mildly rebuking the corporation; said the government was riot "insisting upon any ifree- mcht as to Ja wage but only fpr. an atternptiat -collective bargaining. President Harry S. Truman, wreath in hand, walks to the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in' Arlington National Cemetery. Washington D. to place wreath on the tomb as part of Armistice Day ceremonies, as British Prime Minister'Clement Attlee, Prime Minister Mac- kenzie King of Canada and other officials look on. (Left to right, in. official British Ambassador Lord Halifax; Lt. Cmdr naval aide; Brig. Gen. Harry Vaughn: Adm.-William Leahy, Prime Minister Attlee ana Prime Minister King. In foreground soldiers no'd wreaths later pi; laced on tomb. !by Attlee. and King.. This was President-.Truman's first visit to. the tomb since in body of a Filipino boy of 4 with flesh "neatly sliced'' from the left he said, of cannibalism bv the Japanese. The prosecution estimated its case would be complete within a week. Thcis Denies Fraud Pontiac. Mich. N'ov. 1 Law- rence J. Thcis. 29. one of two men KM in connection with the death of Mrs. Alberta Rose Young, de- nied lo county authorities today that he had defrauded Mrs. Young ol StSOO. as charged by Edward Bclim, (he olher man held in ihc caic. Thcis lold county officers hat Mrs. Young, an Army Air rorcw had spent money wilh him voluntarily. He added that she sprat money on herself and others. A ftomsl siaic- nxnl taken for Jodny ty I'msccalCT DmM C. Nowow. Xov. 12 Soviet cennoraWn of culgoini: dij-j MlcbCT, fnAemd In; American .and British correspond-1 iiti in Moscow, appcara lo have >ern reduced to a mere formality, j There has foeen no official an-' nounconral of a change 5n Rut-, jiolicy sind f-onicn vurmnxint-' he faxibii'ly die 5f nwved 1 'SaUbuixW Mmt trial an a sthc ccn-' wns. But If or almost wvek all As-' Press any cflcJclicms .In the auto industry, 'too, It was a cue of 'watchful waiting. the .threat ,6f against one of all-. of the "Big general Chrysler and Ford went 'on' a. 24-hour basis.-' "t The companies remained illeht as. a six-man strategy 'committee took, full charge of. the C.I.O. United Auto Workers' fight for a 30 per cent .wage increase. The committee, headed by president R. J. .Thomas, was au- thorized by the union's executive board in session here .to act "as it may sec fit" in support of the wage demand. U.A.W. vice- president Walter Rcuther said this would permit a strike call on immediate notice if developments warranted. The workers have endorsed use of the strike weapon in federally-con- ducted balloting. Meanwhile two groups offered bystander 'reports on the labor- management scene: ..The National Labor Relations Board said unions are 'asking new strike votes at the rate of 43 a day and that October brought "an avalanche" of'666 new requests for strike polls, more than double the previous record. The Bookings Institution, in t report On labor policies of the fed- eral government, said that labor agreements should be made le- gally enforceable if. the govern- ment wants business to engage in collective bargaining whole-heart- edly. The report' concluded Ihat "very Tew limitations" are -imposed on strikes, picketing or boycotts. even if -they interfere with" inter- slate commerce and that minorily groups of workers can strike or picket to interfere rights granted lo the majority union in a plant. ae iueter Is at Beacon Li Plaiie Crackup Pacific War Famed Carrier Work, Was Aboard Navy Craft in Accident Beacon, N. Y., Nov. 12 Commodore: Dixie Kiefer, Pacific war hero who lived through ten major wounds in .two world wars, was killed yesterday'in the crash of a navy plane on Mount Beacon, three miles northeast of here. The wreckage was found today. Five other persons also died in the crash. Commodore, was widely known as "Captain Dixie" of the Jocumentary Him "The Fighting Lady." He was commanding officer of the First Naval District air Edelmuth Vetoes Pay Boost vm Bill for City Workers Mayor Says Corporation Counsel Department Heads Can Fix Salaries; Council Will Act Rules Mayor William F. Edelmuth has filed his veto of Local Law'No. 3, of 1945, which provided for an increase of 5240 each for city employes during 1946, with City Clerk Leo P. Fennelly. The veto will be read at the monthly meeting of the Common Council Tuesday evening when the aldermen will take action whethei to override the mayor's veto, or sustain it. The mayor has vetoed the local law on the ground that a question "of legality was raised at the pub- lic hearing by a proponent of the measure and that he had asked Corporation Counsel Arthur B. Common Council Canvasses Votes Official Results in City Election Are Given Vet Rung for Office Tokyo. Nov. 12 ably discharged veteran of United States Army in World War One is candidate foe election to Ihe Japanese Diet. He in Zamaku Azunu. born in Japan S3 years ago. He went lo Ihe United Slates :n 1311 and alter working in Sac-1 nrnenlo. Calif, at a salesman, en- lisled in the United Army in May 191R. Axunw it 'KIR independent. lo vvpmf corrup- IJCrn 8O UTCC COfp'TJI' lion bases and was stationed at the Quonsct. R. I., riaval air station. ,-The First Naval District in Boston today confirmed that Kiefer was one of the. victims. Several hours earlier a municipal oflicial who declined use of his name had reported the commodore was among the dead.-Tiic plane, a twin-engined craft, was en route from Caldwcll, N. J.. to Quonsct and was last heard from yesterday afternoon as it Hew over Stewart Field. West Point, N. y. It crashed IS minutes later. The wreckage was found al 3 a. m. today. -The wreckage, spread over a large area of the mountainside. was first reached by Joseph Brown. Sr.. and his son, Joseph, Continued on Page Action Common Council met this morning in the city hall as a board canvassers to canvass the vote ast in the city at the November ection. The. official results were: For mayor: bram Molyncaux, R 5050 F. Edelmuth, D F. Edelmutli, A.L. 510 Edclmuth's plurality For. alderman-at-large: John J. Schwenk. R 6.071 Ernest Hcppner. D. CbnUnucd on Klchl Human Cough Sometimes Becomes By FRANK CAREY Cincinnati, Nov. 12 The human cough is a wind thai can attain super-hurricane velocity' and exert a hlasl force tvhidh, or outright of the The chest physicians are rooet-np conjointly with :hc 39lh annual session of Ihc Southern Mrdi-cal Assotialion. More than JJKtt doctors from 17 stales arc attend- [one or more of Jhe coatfxfs MM of a Wanconrin doclor Mid l-oflay. Slates in a n-port i Kntff h Vrry 111 rrribfre, Nov. 12 man rordical comnijtiaon ec'd thai Ihe condition of CtacUv Krufp, German rmmiiwnt nuinufaculren is crilocal Ncnwnlw 30. The wjr iribunal act on a Dr. Rainy-ai of Mar- til the hunun COTCh ;js it leaves Jhe throat has row Univcrwly Medicai al anorc Jhan 2fl5 snilcs an t-tn- lihour. mpelatig 'aris Almost Had Fuse Washinglon, Nov. )2 The Gtrmans. almost masttrcd alomic explosive, duplicaiod in the clorine ol the war Hhis second mnrt Iiublican Dcmoa-atac. by CSty Vtaon 31S, ttc AmtrJcan d Lubw, for all til the addtimtvi Slbty would fians the' local case Ihc mayor vetoed the Jaw. Gmtlnwi Ttfi Kfta. 291 Flighls Canceled N'ew York. Nov. 12 ighl cancellations at LaGuardia ield rose lo 291 today as log and rain made flying conditions poor iroughout (he caslcrn United talcs for Ihe second consecutive sy. Airlines reported all nights at he field had been booked solid or Ihc Armistice Day week-end. nd estimated 5.009 persons had >ccn aSIcclcd. The last flicht ar- vcd al LaGuardia Field last at p. m. Out bound flights canccllinr bccinrunr ycstCTday at p. a. flhe jjroximily ftmc. The JCarf fuse had jiassc'd labowitorj' and lirid tests, mounted on rodtct-propt-lk-d missile for OK Allied alrcraJt, when the into Allied ihandt Parked Car Stolen Arthur Buds ill 39 M.fl, fcjnirtffl no jiolicc tUs morning, nfcal Ws Ford OTflan that he had Mi jmrtvtia in front of JJic I xttiien tnWren aJie tot mud o'clock rowrnmj. No Indication Given .When Conversations Are to End; Atomic Talks Are Resumed TalksWithTruman Eben Avers Has Talk' With President After Cruise Washington, Nov. 12 re- port that Prime Minister Attlee of Britain had proposed the creation of a United Nations pool for the atomic bomb and other scientific secrets brought no comment to- day at the White House. Presidential Secretary William Hassctt told reporters that Presl- [cnt-Truman will have nothing to ay on the progress of his current discussions with Attlee and Pre- mier W: L. Mackenzie King of Canada until they arc ended. Then, he said, there will be 'joint statement by the three." A reporter, referring to the pooling report, said the British already have announced tome hings" and asked it there would any companion rom Mr. Truman. Hassetl, substituting at a ncivJ :onferencc lor two ailing press secretaries, replied that ha touldn't say a word. There was no indication as to) vhcn the conversations will end, or when Attlee will leave for Can- ada'on his return trip to London. Until then, Hassett said, the three government leaders will be "in continuous ot less." Attlee saw the President attet breakfast this morning before moving from the White -House, a. guest.since Saturday, to the British embassy. The. atomic energy talks were [o be resumed at the White House this afternoon, with Secretary at States Byrnes, Sir John Anderson, chairman-- of the British atomic energy advisory commission, andj ithen sitting in Hassett said Mr. Truman wai lot seeing any callers today, in or- ler to devote all of his time to he atomic, world-unity diiciui ions. Attlee'! Sanesdou- An official In a position to know who declined to be identified s to position or reporters the British Prime Minis, cr had suggested to President 'ruman and Premier Mackenzie iing of Canada that: Unless atomic and other discov- rics are channeled into controlled uses for peace they will be given ver to war-making purposes. The best way to channel these iscoveries into proper uses is to hare them with other nations- nee safeguards for the future are set up. The. official added that any pool- s by the three countries now olding the secret of the, atomic omb, would require co-operation y Russia. France and .the other !nited Nations. The others parti- pating would be asked to make heir own developments available o the same pool. There was no comment frant- ic White House or other official rclcs on this report after Mr. ruman. Attlee and Mackenzie "ing relumed last night from a ine-hour cruise on the Potomac ver where they continued discus- ons begun Saturday. Eben Ayers, acting White House rcss secretary, conferred briefly ith Mr. Truman upon the :turn, then told reporters there ould be no statement of any ind. The three talked before sitting Cor.UnuM oa Pitt Nationals to Win ilo's Candidates Assured of .Victory in Election Held Sunday BcJeradc. Nov. 12 OT-Candi- atcs representing Marshal Tito's front were assured cC ictory today by incomjikte rc- t from Sunday's Xatiraal tiWcrrt. Assembly HccUon. ihtm'rf that more than 93 per cent of Uic nation's olcfs had cafl ballots. CVPositJorj parties had 1C dcclioiu ty not puttinK lip candidalcs but it was reported iat practically no voters upheld he ibpycott ty tUyjng iway from >w A absence