Kingston Daily Freeman, December 5, 1945

Kingston Daily Freeman

December 05, 1945

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Kingston Daily Freeman, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1945, Kingston, New York CtM Ftnt In Neut toctl, National Forelfi VUtcr Countj'i Leading Advertising Medium VOL. 41 CITY OP KINGSTON, N. WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBEB 5, 1945. PRICE FIVE CENTS Proposed Route of New Thruway President Says Reconversion Problems Can Be Solved in U. S.; Role of Industry Receives Praise Central Hudson Will Sell Central Broadway Building Seymour's Bail Is Canceled, Is Put in Sheriffs Custody Haver Enters Opposition To Fixing Bail on Second Charge; Man Has Record Hurley Says Diplomat Sought AidforCommunists .George Alcteson, Jr., Thus "Id Have Aided NttionaliiU Washington, Dec. 5 Gun. Patrick J. Hurley charged today that a career diplomat he Kt in charge of the Embassy in Chungking sought.. to "destroy" tin Chinese Nationalist- Govern- rant by getting Lend-Lease arms for the Chinese Communists. He said the official was. George Urheson, Jr., counselor the Jungking Embassy. Hurley add- flithat the arms were not given the Communists, and that Acheson -liter was recalled from China. Hurley testified the Atchesoh hcident occurred after he had left China on a trip to Washington. He said Atchcson wrote a letter lo the Secretary of furnishing State advo- Lend-Lease MB and equipment to the Com- munist forces, and claiming that the support of every offi- wl member of the Americar auwsay in the recommendation Hurley testified earlier that a oreet diplomat assigned to Gen w. Stilwcll in China.ha. Koposed in October. 1944, tha Eovernmcnt of Generalissimo Q-mg Kai Shek be allowed to collapse. Uinatold the Senate Foreign 'ommittee that the dip- John S. Servkc. He it he was unable to fire at the time, the proposa made because Service then the Ameri "j" commander in China. was removed 3? j na President Roose to iJfi transferred iLfytos embassy staff. He felM as second jecretary unti He is now on County Judge John M. Cashin on Monday afternoon canceled the bail under, which Edward Seymour had been released and remanded him to the custody of the sheriff. Seymour, 50 years old, of Kingston, had been under bail following a charge of rape, second degree, and abduction which involved a local 15-year-old girl. It is charged that while this first indictment was pending Sey- mour and the girl went to Mar- tinsburg, Va., and there were mar- ried. County Judge John M. Cashin State's Thruway Work Will Begin in County in Spring One of Route. Will Built Near ilOIl Be the asxrtions and his connection StihreU Jn More the Joe" testimony Hc Mid the of American policy in at another point be oa fift Verdict Promised Hctcw OH Cwe Due. 5 Iht-Jtn- Titmaer the ftle U. TTOBtOtfliftn crt M, Kcrr, shat ahc jwnteice, n Construction 'on .the new New York State Thruway which will run from the New Jer- line to Buffalo by way of the Hudson valley west shore and the Mohawk valley is scheduled to get under way next spring in the vici- nity of Kingston, according to an announcement made today by the New York State Department of Public Works. One of the first sections to be placed under construction is that from Kingston to Catskill. It was stated that plans for starting the work on this section were com- pleted and by spring the work would get under way, however no work has yet been done toward securing the rights of way for the highway which will run over a new alignment generally to the west of Kingston, following -the ;eheral route of the old "King's Highway." Inquiry of a state highway offi- cial brought forth the informa- tion that while the route from Kingston to Catskill was generally laid out, Surveys were still going on near Saugcrtics where test borings were being made to de- termine the cjcact location of the route. South of Kingston the route, it was not defi- nitely laid out but surveys har determined the general course ol the route. Just where the route would cross the Rondout creek is not.yet definitely determined but it was assumed the route froir Ncwburgh north would run well west of Roulc 9-W along the foot- hills passing west of Kingston near Hurley and cross the Plank road on the Kingston con- tinuing north along the general location of the present "King's highway." Construction of this section of the Thruway would eliminate one of the worst "boltle-necks" be- tween New York and Albany, that section between Saugcrtics and Catekill. The Thruway is to start at the New Jersey border, connecting with ihc George Washington Bridge which carries irafiic from Jersey routes into New York city. It will go north io Albany, swing west via Scbcneciady, Ulira, Sy- racuse Rochester to Buffalo. ihirn lorn southwest io end at ihe Pennsylvania line near Eric. The project calls for the development en Council Approves Barmahn Siding Pilgrim Furniture Firm Would Get Railway Service for Factory 'A petition filed by Joseph Moak for permission to have a railroad siding from the Wallkill Valley Railroad laid into Barmann Park, which he planned to sell to the Pilgrim Furniture Co. "of this city, for factory purposes, was approved by the Common Council Tuesday evening, with but one dissenting vote, -that of Alderman -James J. Carroll of thejTenth Ward, in which ward the park is located. The petition was filed in Novem- ber by District Attorney N. LeVan Haver on behalf of Mr. Moak, who some years ago bought the old Barmann brewery property and Barmann Park. The park has been used by the city for a number of years as a playground for the children of that area. Mr. Haver in filing the petition stated that the sale of Barmann Park to the Pilgrim Co. was con- tingent upon the right being ob- tained from the council to have a railroad switch laid into the park, which was to' be used as the nitc for a proposed factory the Pilgrim Co.. planned to. erect, The petition when filed was re- ferred to the laws and rules com- mittee of the council, who report- ed favorably on it last night Before the vote was taken on granting the petition, Alderman Carroll spoke briefly, opposing the granting of the petition. He "Wc arc deciding here tonight a question that affects 3 great num- ber of families residing in the Tenth Ward. Barmann Park is used every summer by hundreds of children from the ward. The residents of that vicinity, especial- ly fathers and mothers, want the park continued. must not be driven into (he street to play. That ;s not the proper playground, as all of us know. of the Tenth Wart arc not opposed Io industrial ex- pansion in Kingston, but Ihev do feel they should not be deprived of a playground Out means so much lo them and iheir children, while other industrial sites idle. J'tars the ejly of MngsiOT has bem develop- ing a park system of which tvc can oc proud. It secua neither nor scnsbJc to abandon any part of lhat jysJon AUcflnan Carroll at the con- toSOT olhis prtafcge cj (he (jooj. jram- Barmsroi but if she fcfldoiw 3n she vjcjnity til She jwi-Jt plumed IB The Molor Vctnde Bsrenti ycs- IcrJay began she testtmg license Cat vrgei to jwoore Shrir new plaits as possible in fipici to Met eutrfusjon drtay. dismissed the indictment Council Gives Edward Seymour of Kingston with abduction and rape, second degree, alleged lo have Salary committed on September 23, last. The dismissal was made on motion of District Attorney Haver To City with the consent of William Riseley, counsel for Seymour. This is the first charge involving 15-year-old girl, whom later Action Affects married. A second indictment was then Under Its .charging abduction, in Favored .Seymour took a girl under 18 and married ..her .without consent for her mother. On arraignment under this charge Seymour pleaded Tuesday evening the guilty. William Riseley appeared for Seymour in court Mon- Council took action to give and asked that bail be set, he employes under its jurisdiction that the bail in the first case stand for both cases. increase of a. year each was entered by Dis- 1946. Earlier this year the Attorney N. LeVan Haver city departments had given not only asked that no bail employes a similar fixed in the second case but that the bail in the first case be The action taken last night Mr. Haver said that Sey- due to the fact that Mayor W. while under bail on a rape Edelmuth last month vetoed abduction charge had left the cal Law No. 3, adopted by the aldermen, which provided for an increase of 5240 to all employes. The mayor vetoed the bill on the grounds that the council had no authority to grant increases to city employes, except those under its of the court and gone to Virginia with the same girl named in the first charge and had there married her. Mr. Haver told the court that the girl was only 15 and when the sheriff went to bring Seymour back, the girl refused to return to the state and The city employes who will receive the S240 next year by was necessary to get a court order to bring her back and she council's action include the city hall janitors, clerks, steam boiler firemen and engineers, and the dog now being held as a material witness. Mr. Haver said Seymour had previously been convicted of a felony. Last month at the council Ball Be Set ing, when the mayor's veto Riseley asked that bail be sustained by the Democratic and that the original bail be bers of the council, a as sufficient. Hc said Sey- was introduced by owned several parcels of Thomas Coughlin granting in Kingston and his serv- ployes under the council's were required to care for tion an increase of S2-10. The and collect rents. In asking lution at that time was referred continuance of the bail Mr. the finance, ways and means said that Seymour had the girl and he alleged The committee reported Seymour had obtained con- night in favor of the of the girl's mother before but before it was adopted it her. He said Seymour amended by Alderman Oscar no intention to leave the jur- Ncwkirk. and the amendment of the court and had not approved unanimously by the done so. He had gone Martinsburg. Vs.. to visit his Alderman Kcwkirk's and there had married ment read that the last local girl who was under 16. of the resolution offered by Riseley said he was ready to man Thomas Coughlin and to trial in the first case now. ed by Alderman James J. said he believed the situation Continued on PJSC en Pjgt Two Emerick Alleys Might Turned Into Shoe The well-known Emcrrck 12 until 5 o'clock it the ing alleys at -SS2 Albany of Joseph Sacconun, 239 may be turned into a big iJjoc slroel. have been under iory if ihc Common Council for the past eight or nine favorably on tnc rcijueitof Robert itnonlhs io gtt ihc company to M. Emerick that she alleys bcjcaic in JoM-jjh in ibe jnduMriaJ zone in- nunt, real estate at si-wM of ihe prcwnt tarintxs zona Fair 5-lnocJ, was imtnrocnial brought hw. -Judge trial. fixed Friday for Fern- Brooklyn New York, Dec. 5 wT the BrocMyn Wtc National Football Hwlny he was with drawing Ms cttib Iswn ilhc ratal} Itenrd gridiron cjrcttil and joining Jibe AH] America Cwifcmicc which Reconversion Is Hinged on Both Sides Seeing Other's Viewpoint, Truman Declares Wallace Speaks Secretary Says U. S. Can't Spend Way Into Good Conditions Oberursci, Germany, Dec. 5 (fpi Hanna Reitscli, German aviatrix who flow the last Nazi plane out of Berlin, has told U. S. counter intelligence investigators that the missing Martin Rormann bincd in a death pact with Hitler a few houvs before the German capital fell. The blonde, 33-year-old pilot ;ave a graphic description of the final hours of Hitler and his com- >anions in a Reichschancellery mnkcr, but said she left upon the ruchrer's orders before suicides vere carried out. The army took her story off the secret, list today with the com- ment that it was "probably as ac- :uratc a description as will be ob- tained of those last days." Bormann, aide to Hitler, chief of the Nazi S. A. (Storm Troops) and head of the Volkssturm, :he people's militia called to ac- tion, in the final weeks of the war, is being tried in absentia by the international Military Tribunal at Nuernberg for war crimes. The drama of the end bordered on comic opera as Russian shells burst overhead, according to Capt Reitsch. She said Hitler berated Goering, Himmlcr and others as traitors while going through the motions of directing a phanton rescue army that had been wipe< out days before. She rcportcd'further: Goebbels, surrounded by his wife and six children, launched into bursts of oratory with all the theatrics of a ham actor. Eva Braun became disgustingly drama- tic. Blank-faced Bormann kepi at his desk, writing a historical record of the finish of Nazism. As the intensity of the Russian jarrago increased, the shaking Tuehrcr, on the verge of collapse, called for repeated suicide re- S. S. guards, charged vith seeing that the bodies were destroyed, stood by. Capt. Reitsch, who claims the vorid's glider record and once lew in a V-One bomb as test pilot, said she flew into Berlin April 26, 945, with Lt. Gen. Ritter Von Greim, who had received a frantic call from Hitler after Goering re- portedly had attempted to take over as Fuehrer. Greim was vounded when Russian planes umpcd them. Gives Her Story Her story, as told through an American interrogation officer: "First to meet them was Mrs. Goebbels, who fell upon Reitsch vith tears and kisses Hitler came into Greim's sick room with lis face showing deep gratitude over Greim's coming. 'Hitler asked, 'do you know vhy I've called you? Because lermann Goering has betrayed and deserted both me and his atherland. Behind my he las established connection with he enemy. His action was a mark of cowardice. And against Gonunucd on Page Two Damages Sought (or Apples Suit Brought for Apples Spoiled in Cold Storage Plant at Milton York. Dec. 4 cused the administration of "ab- Morris and Nat Specter of Mar] xnough township and the city of iudson Tiled suit in Federal Court here today against three insurance companies io collect damages of for apples ihat were an ihc cold yioragc plant at Millon cf diuoe licjnrorlh and The Specters locfe out insurance n Octctcr, ]9U, 3n she amount ot S5S.TO9 io cover MXIM bushels of McroJ in the which is en New York, Dec. 5 The nation's top industrialists gath- ered amid labor-management dead- locks, strikes and threats oC told today by Presi- dent Truman that reconversion problems are "capable orderly solution and speedy solution." The President and Secretary of Commerce Wallace praised the war-time role of industry. Reconversion problems, the President added in a letter to the National Association of Manu- facturers read at the opening of the "golden anniversary Con- gress of. American wera "due to many factors, some un- avoidable, perhaps, but all cap- able of orderly solution and speedy solution." "Much depends upon such a so- iution for these he said. "I am hopeful, therefore, that the manufacturers of America will ap- iroach the problems which con. front us now in the spirit with which they approached their prob- lems during the war. This will re- quire not only determination, but the spirit of tolerance and ability to see the other fellow's viewpoint which is characteristic of our democracy." Secretary Wallace, long identi- fied: with., the liberal the New Deal in the minds of many N.A.M. members, expressed theso views: "We can't spend our way into good business conditions just by dipping freely into the federal treasury." "Satisfactory profits for stable enterprises and higher rewards for venture capital in-new undertak- ngs are essential." "Increased output per worker s essential to a steady rise in real wages." "Call it1 by any name you ull employment, full production, )r plain, ordinary 'good business do have universal igreement that that is what wa fant." Wallace said his full employ- lent plan was "fundamentally a cclaration of policy and an as- umption of responsibility hv.'th' edcral 'it" will' ssist and not hinder the private nterprise system in operating at high levcl-'of production lo bring bout adequate employment op- portunities and a better standard f living for all." Increases Are No Answer The secretary declared: "Ob- iously, the answer isn't simply nc of raising wages, then raising :osls, then raising prices, and go- ig on into a vicious spiral of in- ation. What we do need is a enuinc increase in mass ng power. We are up against othing less than the necessity or raising the American standard f above pre-war that means making iorc goods and selling more of them to more people than ever tjcforc." Wallace warned of the danger f deflation, declaring the incomes f farmers and wage and salary arners in the next few years would be substantially lower than luring the and that "the ong-run solution of our problem ics in the direction of seeking profits through mass production and mass consumption." Philip Murray, president of T.I.O.. who had been scheduled liscuss "labor's responsibility for ull production." sent word night he would be unable to at- sifle fit- Oic Marlborough-Maton Kwid, fine rnilc wmthjof Milton. On March S, JS454 a loss was ticuired in the amount claimpc wcausc