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Kingston Daily Freeman, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1945, Kingston, New York .CITY OP. KINGSTON, N. Y., SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER Ffri e In toed. National. Fantji Uliter County's Lemdlaf Adrertldni Medium PBICB FIVE CENTS Mighty Aircraft Carrier Roosevelt Moves Out He mighty carrier Franklin D, Roosevelt, newest in the service and commissioned Navv Dav President Truman steams under the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, en route to a final tune up at navj vard at Bayonne, N, J., before entering active service. New York's downtown skyline is in backeround Picture made by Harry Harns, Associated-Press staff photographer. oacKgrounu Batavia Session fill Be Held on Indonesian Rift British Request Fighting Lull Take Place; Indonesians. Bum; Batavia, Nov. 17 leaders of the unrecognized Indo- nesian Republic will .meet-tonight with Dutch Governor.1-. General Hubcrtus J. Van Mpok In iion pledged to end fighting in Java, it was announced officially. Lt. Gen. Sir Philip .Chrjstison, 'Allied commander in .the-'Dutch East Indies, will prestteXiKthe meeting, which the DutclTcharac- 3 terized as an attempt to. stave: pff- wonomic disaster oh the island.-.vi Present will be- young Premier" Sulan Sjahrir, mod- erate, and his chief lieutenant, Amir Sjarifuddin. The announcement 'came as the British reported a lull in the bloody fighting at Soerabaja. ivhcre the Indonesians fell back before the British Indian advance after putting the torch' to. ware- :-Sj houses and stores. The official British casualty re- port listed 14 killed and 59 wound- ed al Soerabaja from November through 14. Casualties for the in Cash From Christmas Club .Christmas Club checks will shortly be mailed out by local banks to members of the se1 eral clubs. The total this year is approximately with the Kingston Trust Company having of the total amount. Checks will be mailed out within the next few days, the amounts by banks are: Kingston Trust Company 1 Rondout National Bank 000. State of New York National Bank National Ulster County Bank of Kingston British since troops landed in Soerabaja now total 405. Officially U was said the casualties since .Wednesday were "very light." A reign of terror was spreading among Indonesians in the Soera- baja area, said a dispatch from Associated Press Correspondent .Vern Haugland. He quoted refu- Sees as saying the moderates there completely dominated ,by bands of youthful extremists who monopolized the weapons and threatened death to persons coun- selling peace. Another dispatch from the city- said Indonesian civilians were eva- cuating southern areas of Socra- caja before the British advance that armed bands remained md to set fire to hotels residences. -The British said extremists were luing warehouses and goods while omsiocrablc movement was ob- served behind the lines. One ware- House was destroyed in a great sent towering columns skyward.1 New Cadillac Goes On Display in Motors Sfcvws 1-Door Sedan; Monday Bormann Trial To Be In Abstenia Tribunal Refuses lo Take Any Action Against Krupp's Son By GEORGE TUCKER Nuernberg, Nov. 17 Bormann, missing since he left Hitler's side during the battle for Berlin, will be tried in absentia with court-appointed German at- torneys defending him, the inter- national war crimes tribunal ruled today. Adjourning after a public hear- ing of less than one hour this morning, the tribunal rendered no decision on prosecution requests that the trial be poslponed beyond Movember 20 and that Alfricd Krupp heir to the Krupp muni- tions empire, be indicted as a war criminal in place of his father. The decision to try Bormann, Hitler's deputy and closest hench- man during the tinal hours of Nazi Germany, was made upon recom- mendation of Sir David MaxwcII- Fyfc, deputy to the British prosecu- tor. The British report said there was doubt whether he was dead. f Gen. J. T. Nikitchcnko, the So- viet judge, appeared on the bench for the first time after Hying here from Moscow. It was believed thai his presence probably would has- ten the tribunal's decision regard- ing Krupp but there was no indi- cation when it might be announc- ed. Since no postponement action has been taken yet, prosecution and defense faced a feverish week-end in preparation for the opening session of the trial Tues- day. It was learned that Oic four prosecutors were advised by the tribunal lo hold themselves in readiness in Ihc event an after- noon hearing was called. the international' military tribunal refused today to ndict Alfricd Knipp, 3S. proposed j >y U- S. Prosecutor Jackson as a substitute for Guslav Krupp von JohJcn und Halbach. and ordered the trial of olhcr Nazis lo start on schedule November 30. The United Staler bacltcd Fiance and Russia, has asked that Alfricd Krupp he subslitulcd for his father. Guslav Krupp Boh- ten uBd Halhach. wiiDsc IriaJ was posiponcd because cf iJJncs. Genmny. Xoi'. 11 falhcr of sanaB. sour- faced Jtsa Foislcr, SS. and criminal, onnol JmapJnc his tanild do sach he in a Jrtter road lo the court lodaj'. JcWrr. aflditcsson lo Ihc was road dur- picas for mitigation Jcnces vMctt arc cxptctaJ lo UK Ihc Brighter Outlook For Railway Branch One Here Attorney for Trustees Declared Spirit at Meeting Spoke Well for the'Future Attorney E. N. Oakes for the trustees of the N. Y. 6. W. rail- road following a conference here Friday declared that if he were to make a personal prediction he would predict .that the railroad would stay. However, he said, we want more facts in order to justify action." There'-Was I attendance 'al the meetinit here! in the supervis- ors' house be- .wecri official of torneys "and Kthippers and 'other users .of. railroad .between Summitville and Kingston. -The conference had been called to dis- cover whether increased business might not be secured that, would ustify continuance of the Branch ine, declared to be till showing a loss. Deyo W. Johnson, president of V. H: Dcyo, Co. of ElltnviUe, iresided as chairman and Corpora- ion Counsel Arthur, B. Ewig ex- >lained the purpose 'of the meet- ng. Among others.present were laymond L. Gebhardt.and Fcrd- nand J. Sieghafdt, trustees for he W.; who on December 2 last succeeded Frederic E. ly- ord. former trustee. Attorney Oakes said that Mr. .yford, former trustee, had in- tituled the proceedings to ditcon- inue the branch line, feeling such o be his duty in view of the teady loss being shown. Several earings in the matter had been eld, he said, the road had given roof of losses and counsel appeal- ig from the move had been given pportunity to examine the rec- rds. The new trustees) Mr. Oakes aid, agreed that it was desirable o keep the road in operation, but hat in order to do so there must v earnings. He stated that in 1944 ic Ellenvillc-Kingston branch lowed a loss of while he Summilville-EIlenvillc branch Continued on PJJI Ttn Paris Red: Won't Join In Appea Communist Party Say There Will Be No BJ From Them 'to Em Deadlock De Gaulle Refuse Will Not Grant Cabinc Portfolios Request as Red Paris, Nov. 17 Con: munist.party refused today to joi n a three-party appeal to Gen eral dc Gaulle to reconsider hi resignation as interim president o France. The deadlock over allotment o principal cabinet posts appeare 10 nearer solution following a meet ng.this morning of a 30-membe committee .representing the thrc major .parties in the constituen Assembly. Delegates of the Christian dem ocratic Popular Republican Move merit (M.R.P.) restated their par determination to accept only de Gaulle as president. Socialists, still trying to mediati he dispute, suggested that thi committee ask de Gaulle to recon .ider, but the Communists rejectei he appeal and the meeting endei vithout'decision. De Gaulle himself was reportei refusing to compromise with Com munist- -demands for one of the hree key cabinet nterior or foreign affairs. An intimate of the interim presi lent said his trump card in the jaUle was the fact that he does not "especially want the job' wing president of the interim gov rnment. "The general isn't ilaying this longtime as ociate of de Gaulle reported. "He would just as soon retire to priv te -AMembly May Name Bead iformaliy the'next step would be or the--Assembly to. elect a new iterim: president who would un task'ijf formjngia.gpv France" has .so completely under thu hadow of de Gaulle's popularity hat this action has been deferred nd French party leaders are 'orkihgfor a solution. They seek n agreement among themselves they can place before de aulle before the crucial Assem- [y meeting which is scheduled for londay. DC Gaulle submitted his resig- ation.in a. letter to' Assembly resident Felix Gouin, in which he 'the 'demand of the Commu- nists for specific cabinet posts ere "incompatible with the con- itions of independence, cohesion nd authority" which he consider- d essential-for'the government. In view of this, he said; he found impossible to form a govern- Contlnued on Page Two Late Bulletin Germany, Xov. 17 Kramer and other ceding defendants In Ihe Lnenc- mnt war crimes trial were con- denaKd today to death by hmnc- for OsHleclm and Beben concentra- ttoa camps. 3ower Companies in 10 Years May Be Using Atomic Heat satis Jalc father said Ihc JiaS ntA1 fraud Sftm 22-yoar-Bld Ma for, warty a year unlal ibc read 5n the! lhal was vn By HOWABO W. BLAKESUEE Editor) Philadelphia, Nov. 17 10 years power gning new plants for city serv- may be considering favorably c use of uranium's atomic heat islcad of coal. This prediction was midc to the merican Philosophical Society nd the National Academy of cicnccs here by Dr. Arthur H. Compton. the Xobcl prize scientist who headed the scientific work that produced the present, atomic ovens to manufacture pnnonhim at Washington. He is now president of Washinjton tyniver- sity. St. Louis. lie the power companies crjjd UK sutalilulfcw ol uranium for ooal for purely cmic rcisous, adding lhal this forwArt did not take inlo account )hc possMS.y of cr Jwial controls wKdi might change atomic power tont'tojirnans. "t of cffam." Of. oes not mew wifl jiut
patro! the areas in which there was American shipping, since the Japanese obviously would avoid such sectors. At this point William D. Mil- chell. committee counsel, told Brewster that a full report on he reconnaissance situation would be available to the committee la- r. The Pearl Harbor Investigating Committee turned today to ques- ioning whether any act of United States officials touched off the war vith Japan. Republican members told news, men they would challenge a sum- mary of Japan's side of the story vhich Rear Admiral T. B. Inglis, aval intelligence officer, expected o lay before the committee in its bird day of hearings. Hull's Part Studied Senator Brewster who as had the summary in his pos- ession since Thursday, expressed 10 opinion to reporters that the report was designed to show for- icr Secretary of State Hull "was ot responsible for the war." Brewster said the summary un- crtakcs .to prove that the Jap- ncsc decision to attack Pear! arbor was made long before lull's negotiations with Nippon- sc "peace" envoys readied their Umax with the presentation of nal American proposals on No- ember 25, 1911. "In this the Maine scna- or declared, "the report is being used to say that Mr. Hull was not csponsible for the start of the "ar. "I am a friend of Mr. Hull, but lat certainly is a partisan con- lusion for the Navy lo make. The ommittce, not the Navy ought to make the conclusion." Kcp. Kcefc (R-Wis) insisted hat orders to execute the Japa- esc plan for attack came only ftcr Hull's proposals -were handed o the envoys here. Rep. Gcarhart (R-Calif) de- larcd his belief that the Japanese "doing everything jn their power to reach agreement" with United States, adding that regarded Hull's proposals as an ultimatum. He told reporters that the Jap- anese attacking force, which al- had started fleairjinj can. have lurnnJ around and ;onc bade if a working apccmrot had been obtained in Uw diplomatic BrcKJ'cr and Senate Ferguson icni said ihe j-inranary con- tmly ocwcluricms reached fry the navy officials from Uir records mil jnlcrvjcw with Jirwcmcrs. Backed In- Grarhart and Kccfc. the Itco soialws said they winled we wijsina] documents produced ana witnesses summed lo s.-ujjjcnrt ihp icwidu'dctfis, Slrslarr U 1 foor RtpjMicims jfir jUalrgy if lo -question Ad- ijial Inglis aniJ Col. Bernard ani3 lor ihc Dart two daj'i, m sildl -a jh-nt ihc
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