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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 16, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma "Your child would quickly l.arn to ob., it )wm would wok,, with him," curt. « p.yrf.ologj.t, You'™ mitfolim, Doctor. Who! ho would quickly loom would bo bow to orguo—behn*. Fair tonight and Thursday; warmer Thursday and west tonight. THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS 42nd Year—No. 232 Would Hold Island Bases Sen. Mognuson Follows Trumon Statement With Strong Plea for Keeping m Them By ALEX H. SINGLETON WASHINGTON, Jan. 16.—— Senator Magnuson (D-Wash) called today for acquisition of some British-owned island bases in connection with any loan to England. Magnuson’s comment to a reporters came in the wake of President Truman's declaration that this country intends to retain exclusive control over any form Japanese islands it needs for security in the Pacific. The chief executive told his news conference yesterday that other Japanese owned or mandated islands will be placed under United Nations trusteeship. He added that no decision has been reached on just what bases this country wants to keep by itself under exclusive trusteeship. Navy’s Wanted Chain Mr. Truman’s words backed up arguments of American military and naval officials who long have urged permanent development of a chain of island bases from the Aleutians in the north to Manus in the south. The president’s assertion also amounted to a virtual directive to the American delegation to the United Nations assembly in London. Magnuson, however, said this country should go even further now toward getting the bases it needs both in the Atlantic and the Pacific — and whether they belong to enemy or ally. Magnuson On "Inside** A lieutenant commander in the naval reserve, Magnuson before becoming a senator was chairman of the house naval subcommittee which conducted a secret inquiry with war. navy and state department officials on this country’s island defense needs. Now a member of the senate naval committee, he said the question of acquiring British bases “essential to our defenses’* —either on a permanent or longterm lease basis—should be rais-cd before Jfre^nrflnnuad A1 OOu,OOO loan to Britain is approved. “I don’t know why, under the loan, these bases can’t be thrown in as part of the consideration,” he said. No Economic Loss To Britain “I wouldn't suggest it if it involved an economic loss for Britain. But most of them are located on otherwise barren islands and are of no commercial or military value to Britain or the empire.” Magnuson may have an opportunity to present his argument formally on capitol hill within a few* weeks. Mr. Truman told the newsmen he plans to send congress a special message on the British loan shortly after his message next Monday combining budget requirements with his views on the state of the union. Meanwhile, it appeared possible the American plan for exclusive retention of the islands it needs, might stir a controversy •t London over whether it constitutes another big-pow’er cutback of UNO’s ultimate authority. ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16,1946 Torch Deaths Big Mystery May Involve Intra-Army Scandal in Berlin By RICHARD A. O’REGAN FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan., 16, CP)—The 10-day-old investigation into the mysterious torch murder of three U. S. military government officers at Passau has been classified as “top secret.” A high officer closely associated with the case sail} he was unable to explain why reports on the slaying flowing into theater headquarters had been given the ! U. S. army’s highest security ; classification. Rumors circulated that an ar-| rest had been made, but high officers refused to comment. Instead, the secrecy surrounding the case was intensified. 1 One officer unofficially volunteered the statement that he believed the case might be an “intra-army scandal.” A report said an American officer was under suspicion. Army investigators who have wrapped the entire case I such secrecy that so far not even the names and hometowrns of the victims have been announced officially. How’ever, they have been unofficially identified as Maj. Everett S. Cofran of Washington, D. C., Capt. Adrain I. Wesseler of New Rochelle, N. Y., and Lt. Stanley Rosewater of Omaha, Neb. Thermometer Dips To 17 r Sunshine To Ease Weather FIVE CENTS THE COPY Believer in Signs Patton Speaks Ai Stratford Friday Public Invited to Hear President of National Farmers Union Friday night will be a big night at Stratford for James G. Patton, Denver, Colo., president of the National Farmers’ Union, will speak there. He is to speak at 7:30 p. rn. in the high school auditorium. Paton is a real personage in farm organization circles. He was invited to the international conferences at Mexico City, San Francisco; he has conferred with the late President Roosevelt several times and also with President Truman. Under his leadership, the NFU has taken the broad view that public welfare is paramount, that agricultural policy must be keyed to the welfare of the people as a hole, and that excessive farmer demands are not only “punk relations” but ultimate folly. A native of Kansas, he grew ud in Colorado. The public is invited to hear him. CHICAGO, Jan. 16.—<.T)—The executive council of Sigma Delta Chi, national journalism fraternity', announced yesterday that Barry Faris. New' York, chief editor of International New's Service has been elected president of the organization. *- Read the Ada News Want Ads. (WEATHER J Oklahoma—Fair tonight and Thursday; warmer Thursday and w'est tonight; low temperatures tonight middle 20’s. After the thermometer dipped to 17 degrees here during Tuesday night, citizens are ready for some of the warmer weather predicted by the federal forecaster for Thursday. Tuesday wasn’t warm, either, for the high was only 33 degrees, permitting much of tho snow to stay on. Clear sunshine was having some effect on the snow during Wednesday. The moisture recorded by the snowfall of Tuesday morning was .07 of an inch. The Associated Press reports the forecaster’s predictions as clear, crisp weather, perhaps a -little wanner, today. Elk City was the state’s coldest spot overnight with a minimum of 8 degrees. Altus had 9, Waynoka ll, Guymon and Oklahoma City 15, Ponca City 18, Tulsa 19 and Ardmore 21. Snow and drizzling rain ended in the state yesterday. Warmer weather is expected to arrive in the Panhandle tonight, reaching into the south and east by Thursday. Shippers were advised to prepare for temperatures of 18 to 22 in the northwest, 20 to 24 in the northeast, and 24 to 28 in the south during the next 24 hours. Seeks (losing Of Broadway Club County Attorney Petitions For Padlocking of Spat Ab Public Nuisance A petition has been filed by County Attorney Vol Crawford in district court asking that the Broadway club, located north of Ada. be padlocked by the sheriff of Pontotoc county. The petition was filed Tuesday by the county attorney. The petition stated that C. F. Callaway has been in possession of the property for a long time prior to the filing of the petition. “The premises have been for the past several months a place where drivers and sundry persons congregated for the purpose of drinking whiskey and other intoxicating liquor,” according to the petition. Stating that it is not uncommon to see drunken persons so drunk as to be unable to stand up. the petition continues bv stating that some drunks fell around in the Broadw-ay club among those attempting to dance there. that the owner makes no effort to control the drinks there and that it has become common for drunken persons to get drunk there and then get in their cars and attempt to drive aw’ay from the place on State Highway No. 99 while intoxicated, “all of which is to the great danger of the general traveling public.” Crawford stated in his petition that happenings at the Broadway club as such “as to offend and do offend common decency, annoy and endanger the comfort, repose. health and safety of a large number of persons who reside near the premises.” By reason of the happenings at the place, the club is allegedly to him to he a public nuisance. NUERNBERG* Jan., 16. <.*»_ Britain and the United States wound up their cases against the 22 defendants in the Nuernberg trials today in the 68th session of the international military tribunal. The French and Russians now take over the case. The Automobile Manufacturers Association estimates that at least 1,000,000 motor trucks will b- produced during 1946. This ii a 40 per cent increase over the fjve-year period from 1945 to 1939. Photo above suggests that motorist Arnold Anderson, 27, took literally the “visitors welcome” roadside billboard near Santa Rosa, Calif. This is how his car came to rest at the end of a 259-foot skid. Anderson was cut and bruised, a passenger in the car was unhurt. White Hoise Slaying Out No Flans Yet for Fresident To Intervene in Packinghouse Worker Strike By The Associated Press WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 UP)-As packinghouse workers throughout the nation went on strike today a presidential aide said there were no plans for direct White . ouse action. But Edgar L. Warren, chief of the Federal Conciliation service, told reporters appointment of a fact-finding board in the meat strike was under consideration. Such boards have been appointed in other wage cases either by the president or the secretary of labor. Charles G. Ross, presidential press secretary, was questioned at his news conference about the meat strike and the scheduled re-sumption^fwafie talks in the steel dispWi^Mhe White House his afternoon. Ross said he had no comment on a telegram sent by Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach to the companies and the heads of the AFL and CIO unions involved in the meat strike, in which a postponement of the strike and a resumption of collective bargaining here tomorrow were requested. “Are there any plans for White House action in the meat case?” Ross was then asked. “No,” he replied. Schwellenbach’s telegram said in part “after consultation with the president of the United States, I invite you to come here Thursday to continue your negotiations and to confer with me, and I urge you meanwhile to postpone the work stoppage in the conviction that a settlement can be reached.”  ic-- Boss of Emperor's Purse Forced Out Household Minister Has To Go Under MacArthur^ Political Purge Order TOKYO, Jan. 16.—CP)—General MacArthur^ political purge directive today forced the resignation of Sotaro Ishiwata, imperial household minister who controlled the emperor’s purse. Ishiwata, 53, formerly was finance minister under ex-premier Hideki Tojo and was reported to have been active in the imperial rule assistance association. He was appointed household minister in 1944. He was the first member of the emperor’s staff forced to resign by MacArthur^ Jan. 4 order for the ouster of all ultranationalists from the government. Viscount Yoshitami Matsuda-ira, formerly grand master of ceremonies at the palace, succeeded Ishiwata. Another member of the imperial household, Kichi Kido, resigned as lord keeper of the privy seal some time ago and the office was abolished. He subsequently was arrested as a war crimes suspect. Those events occurred, however, before Jan. 4 housecleaning order. Meantime, Nosei Abe, new education minister, said the Japanese government should make clear to the nation its attitude on the controversial emperor system. Hitler Dream Is Revealed Planned for 250,000,000 German Spooking People Within IOO Years By NOLAND NORGAARD NUERNBERG, Germany, Jan., 16, (A*)—The international military tribunal heard today that Hitler dreamed of creating a nation of 250,000,000 German-speaking people within IOO years and ordered 500,000 young female domestics brought from the Ukraine as a step toward that goal. The court, trying 22 top Nazi as war criminals, received this evidence in the record of a secret meeting of Fritz Sauckel with officials of the ministry for occupied eastern territories and the Nazi labor front September 4, 1942. Sauckel, who was in charge of Truman Gels rn Steel Leaders Together President .Hopeful Solution To Be Reached, Head Off Strike of 800,000 Meat Packers on Strike, With Leaders Agreeing to Confer With Schwellenbach Thursday Br The Associated Press WASHINGTON, Jan., 16. President Truman called the threatened steel strike antagonists back to the White House to-1 day for a fresh try to keep the* 800,000 workers involved at their jobs. Wage talks between Benjamin Fairless, head of U. S. Steel I Corporation, CIO President Philip Murray and top administration * advisers were slated to pick up j „. . . w'here they left off last Saturday i, Oklahoma s meat supply will when the steel strike was post-' become snort almost immediately poned a week.    I as a .result of the strike of 1,100 Trui Oklahoma’s Meal Supply lo Benne Short in Fe* Days Packers Over State Not Affected by Strike to Help Keep Meat on Sooner Tablas Sees Another War By TM Associated Pron Oklahoma’s meat supply lt*U d \N CUN.    7    .    ,--- #    .    . .-man Hopeful in Steel Disputes Packinghouse workers at the big Mr. Truman voiced definite, Armour an d Co. plant at Okla-optimism that the steel dispute boma City. although other pack- ■**      -    •*     1 ers in the state will help keep would be settled before the strike deadline, now set for next Monday. He also told his news conference yesterday that he is hopeful for an end of the General meat on Sooners ’tables, it w r as indicated today. Don Lyon, Oklahoma City, sec rotary-manager of the Okla aw* aV/* nit vim    suer uciicidi j ”-----—    v/m« Motors strike on the basis of the ] boma retail grocers association, fact-finding board recommenda- I sa *^ that most association stores lions w'hich the corporation thus; have a sufficient supply on hand far has refused to accept.     !    withstand    a    meat    shortage The president also sought to through this week. The associa- persuade principals in the meat packing industry wage dispute to resume bargaining here tomorrow, AFL and CIO union leaders said at Chicago. His request through Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach, was received too late to head off the walkout which began at midnight, they said. An AFL official indicated willingness to call a halt and continue negotiations, however. A statement from the CIO was promised later. “Fact” Bill Faces Hard Row tion represents 2,000 Oklahoma stores. Lyon estimated that independent stores will suffer about a 25 per cent shortage as a result of the strike, w'hile chain stores will be harder hit. Expect 'Run* On Supply C. H. Bartlett, Oklahoma City, general manager of Safeway Stores, Inc., said he expects about a 50 per cent meat shortage later this week. “We expect a run on our present meat supply, but we will Meanwhile, the author of the never have a meat famine,” Bart-administration’s fact - finding bill ■ lett said. “We hope the public conceded that it was not likely j will cooperate with us and not to pass the senate in its present j attempt to lay back large sup-form.    ,    plies.” Senator Ellender (D-La.) told i Syl Goldman, Oklahoma City, a reporter, however, that the fin- president of Humpty - Dumpty Lt.-Gen Ira C Eaker, above, deputy commander of U S Army Air Forces, says we must consider World War III as a foregone conclusion and prepare for it. General Eaker, while hoping such a catastrophe will not occur, advises strongly the organization of “a trained, professional state department, a central intelligence service, an armed force ready to destroy any incipient war, and a reserve of trained citizen soldiers ” Approaching End Of Draft Law Muddles Army Replacement al version of the measure ought to provide a basis for legislative machinery w’hich may include and Standard Stores, admitted a possibility of a meat shortage, but said their ow*n packing plant for eign labor, was in the prison- j tration of labor disputes, ers box as- the report was read in,- The present fact finding boards prosecution of Martin Bormann, I appointed by Mr. Truman lack -u f_wh° is being tried statutory authority, and it was in absentia although many believed he died in the battle of Berlin. The record showed that Hitler wanted the imported women to be from 15 to 35 years old and of appearance suitable for their assimilation by the Germans. To further the scheme, Hitler ordered the suspension of a decree forbidding the “illegal bringing of female housekeepers into the Reich by members of the armed forces.” POND CREEK. Jan., 16, Mrs. Helen McMahan, 68, widely known Oklahoma poetess, died in an Enid hospital yesterday. Mrs. McMahan had been a Grant county resident since i902 and had lived in Medford and Lamount before moving to Pond Creek. She was a member of the Oklahoma federation of women’s clubs and chairman of its literature department for many years. She is survived by her husband, P. M., and two sons, Lee, of Mangum, Okla., and Henry, of Niles, Calif. Funeral services will be held here at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow.    * i. W. liner Dies, Funeral Thursday Succumbs at Valley View Hospital Tuesday Night J. W. Siner, who died at the Valley View hospital Tuesday night at 8:15, W’as born March 25, 1873, at Sweetwater, Tennessee. Later he moved to Texas. At the age of twenty-three he married Mrs. Callie Wall. To this union one child was born, Mrs. M. E. Carr pf Fort Worth. After the death of Mrs. Siner he married Mrs. Wright in 1924. To this union a daughter was born, Wilds Mae Siner of Ada. Of his first marriage there wore two stepsons, Clifford and Charley Wall of Fort Worth. Also an orphan child was raised. Miss Bessie Oliver of Jacksonville, Fla. Of the second marriage there were two step-sons. Fred and John Wright and iou.* step-daughters, Mrs. Braden Rhoades, Mrs. N. P. Jones, Mrs. Charles Rushing and Mrs. Pete Flatt, all of Aaa.. He had grandchildren, Miss Caille Carr of Acomita, New Mexico, and Pvt. M. E. Carr, Jr., and eight step-grandchildren, all of Ada. Funeral services will be held at Criswell’s at 10:30 a. rn. Thursday, burial at Roff cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Chester Mason, and Rev. V. A. Pendleton, Ada, and Rev. C. B. Clemens, Ft. Worth. Pall Bearers will be T. B. Weatherford, Albe t Canady, Don Westmorland, Homer Kuykendall, Leo Scarbrough and Tom Grant; honorary pall bearers: Jess Teague, Cly dei Kaiser, Al Nichols, J. O Abney, J. C. Walker and Joe Beck. conciliation and voluntary abri- in Duncan will help to tide the «     1-1    -* 1    stores over. He added, however, that if the strike was not settled soon, a meat shortage is imminent throughout the state. Chickasha Feeb Safe Reports from Chickasha, said that city’s fresh meat supply would not be greatly affected, although the cured meat supply is expected to dwindle. One Chickasha packing house to remedy this handicap that the president asked congress for legislation. The Ellender bill calls for a 30-day cooling off period in labor disputes and would give fact finding boards power to subpoena company records. Truman Won Strike Delay ,‘hf. White House steel said It could handle f?esh Jf^7hTlS ,ther *J fe 15 nd,C ?‘ meat demands, while another IE? JKL !£. ^ k .?    «    “mid    take    care    of    it,    reg- that strike was due to Mr. Truman’s intercession alone, and not to any concessions by either of the disputes. The renewed talks still centered on the CIO’s demand for a 20 cents an hour wage increase and U. S. steel’s counter offer—last publicly announced as 15 cents. Murray, at Mr. Truman’s request, postponed the strike last Saturday, but the White House reported then that “concessions’* had been made by both sides. Contracts Awarded For Highway Work Highway Commission Announces Awards on Three State Jobs OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan, 16, (.Pl—Contracts on construction of ular customers but could not expand its service. Many stores there do their own butchering. At Ponca City, four killers in addition to independent packers at Blackwell. Enid and Perry, expect to supply ample meat to fill demands in that area, with no shortage seen for two or three weeks. Normally, three - fourths of Ponca City’s meat comes from local packers who, with plenty of livestock available, could step up slaughtering if necessary. TramantoCombtae Pair OI Messages Report on Stat# of Nation, Budget Message to Congress et Same Time WASHINGTON. Jan, 16, <.T>- three projects were awarded yes- f President Truman is going’ to let terday by the state highway commission. The projects, on which bids were received last month, and successful bidders were: _ di mg in~ Savanna and extending send it to Capitol HUT Monday, southwest, W. E. Logan and i Originally Mr. Truman had sons, Muskogee, for $11,012.    *    planned to send the state of the Pittsburg county, US 69, 5.6 union report to congress on miles of grading and drainage, Thursday and follow up with the beguiling two miles southwest new budget next week. congress have both barrels at once—his report on the state of the union and the annual budget message. , He intends to combine them in Pittsburg county, LS 69, 0.5 a single document — something miles grading, drainage, beginn- j believed unprecedented — and KANSAS CITY, Jan., 16, iTL— Mr. and Mrs. George Cortez, v/ho moved here recently from Sedalia, Mo., are wondering today about Susie, their so-called watchdog. When they returned from dinner last night they found the doorlock had been broken. A careful check showed robbers had taken: 30 pillow slips, 15 sheets, 12 towels—and Susie. Military air fleets totaling 15,-000 planes will be required for national security tn the United States, according to George H. Woodward of Westinghouse Electric. of McAlester and extending southwest to Savanna. W. E. Logan and sons, $124,068. Jackson county, SH 44, 5.6 miles of grade, drainage, gravel base and one bridge, one half southwest of Creta southwest into Eldorado, Mullinix Contruction Co., $141,723. Older (roes Old Ie Charge Nickel OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan, 16, (A*)—If you’re one of the thousands W'ho hates to pay IO cents every time you phone from a hotel room, you’ll be pleased at the following: The corporation But he said he came to the conclusion after much study that one message would serve as well as two. 0. (. Will Fete Aggie Champions OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan.. 16. (.■pi—The Oklahoma Aggies’ Sugar Bowl champions will be feted at “Aggie Day” here Friday by the chamber of commerce. “Next to the musical comedy “Oklahoma!” Oklahoma A. 8c M. performance in the Sugar Bowl created a more favorable national impression of Oklahoma and brought wider recognition to the _    -    commission | state than anything else in recent ordered Southwest Bell Tele-; years,” Henry Browne, co-cnair-phone Co., to show at a hearing man of the chamber’.: sports and February 21 w hy the 5-cent rate recreation committee, said. tor calls in hotels should not be The Cowboys and their coaches enforced.    ! will arrive in Oklahoma City ?n Complaints have been made to; the morning, attend a luncneon. the commission because of the a movie, a reception and a din-10-cent outgoing charge when the ner dance They will be present- ordered rate is 5 cents. Automobile manufacturers turned out 2,600.000 trucks for the army from 1939 to the end of the war. ed certificates expressing appreciation of the city and stale for their football feats. Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads WASHINGTON. Jan., 16. UP— The uncertain life of the present draft law' posed a new complication today in the already diffi-cult task of finding dcmobiliza-! tion replacements for the army. j Influential members of the house military committee disclosed that they are ready to let selective service die on May 15 —the day the existing law is to expire unless congress again extends it. * The army has been relying largely upon the draft for recruits to replace the clamoring long-service GI S overseas, but in recent months, it has been falling short of meeting the average monthly induction requirements of 50,000 men. Could Be Abrupt Change Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower told demobilization - conscious lawmakers yesterday the war department has ordered that by June 30 all men with two years of service or 40 points must be out of the army or on their way out. Abrupt termination of the draft law on May 15 would eliminate the major source of replacements for those in later release categories, leaving them dependent on the success of the regular army’s enlistment program. The reason members of the house military committee are ready to let the draft law die is that they hope thereby to salvage the bogged - down universal training legislation requested by President Truman. Trained Reserve Is Goal Although Mr. Truman’s military training proposals preclude use of trainees as overseas replacements, the house members told a reporter they believe the well - trained reserve created by the program would reduce necessity for the large standing army now planned. Meanwhile three senators tackled the task of finding some w'ay to speed the return to civilian life of some 2,000,000 fed - up servicemen w'ho have been chorusing “we want to go home.” Apparently unconvinced by demobilization data from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, army chief of staff, the three-memher senate inquiry group requested I further information today from I acting secretary of war Kenneth C. Royal I. “Our only purpose is to try and clarify this entire situation.” Senator Edwin C. Johnson (D-Colo.) chairman of the special I military affairs subcommittee, I said in an interview’. "We are i w ide open for facts but we want to talk cold turkey and put everything on top of the table. We are not trying to fry anybody | but we do have some questions.” NO MORE MASS MEETINGS IN I ETO WITHOUT PERMISSION I FRANKFURT. Germany. Jan. I 16.—IBP»—Gen. Joseph T. McNar-ney announced that no more mass demonstrations by American soldiers would be permitted in the European theater without the express authority of military commanders. “The mass meetings of soldiers permitted without interference because of confusion and apparent misunderstanding in the minds of many men regarding the problems of redeployment have served their purpose,” the theater commander in chief said in instructions issued to all ma- I joe officer*.    I Meatless DM For Much of Nation Is In Prospect Soon Plants of Major Moat Firms Being Picketed; Some Violence at Kansas City CHICAGO. Jan. 16.-l.TL-A nationwide packinghouse workers strike involving 268.000 workers, threatening a meatless diet for the nation, began today but union leaders agreed to confer tomorrow in Washington with Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach in government efforts to j halt the walkout. Lewis J. Clark, president of the CIO United Packinghouse i Workers Union, said he and the union’s general counsel, Ralph Helstein. would go to Washington. Clark s spokesman, however, said the strike was in full force with all its 193,000 members out in 140 plants across the nation. j Previously Earl W. Jimerson, president, and Patrick E. Gorman. secretary of the AFL amalgamated meat cutters and butcher workmen, proposed to the CIO that both unions heed the last I minute plea by Schwellenbach and ‘ postpone continuation” of . the strike. Appeal Came Too Late I The AFL pointed out, however, that Schw’ellenbach’s appeal last night caffle too late to avert the I strike which had been called for midnight and began promptly, (in some instances even before the ; deadline. There was no immediate estimate from the AFL as to how many of its members actually were out but 75,000 were involv-ed. 45,000 today, and 30.000 more later. Another 60.000 AFL members in the retail trade were not directly involved. Spokesman for major packing companies made these estimates today of the number out on strike nationally: Armour and Company, 35.000: Cudahy, 10.000 Wilson and Company. 9,400; Swift and Company, 15,000 to 16,-800. The CIO spokesman said struck plants included those of Armour, Cudahy, Sw’ift, Wilson, and five smaller concerns. Morrell. King- an and Company. Cudahy Brothers Rath Packing and Tobin Packing Companies. Conciliators Made Bld George A. Eastwood, president of Armour and Company, said that government conciliators who made desperate efforts here this w eek to av ert the strike had proposed that the government pay 30 to 35 cents a hundredweight °n dressed meat purchased by the government and that ceiling prices on civilian meats be rais* ^ 2 cents a hundredweight. Stating the proposal was "in J «*nse recognition of the fact that the industry cannet raise wages unless the added expense is recovered through the medium of higher ceiling prices on meat,” Eastwood - said Armour’s had found it necessary to reject the proposal. He said Armour’s calculation* indicated the plan would provide only enough money to enable a wage increase of 4 cents an hour. whereas the unions demanded 25 cents or IT’ ? cents immediately and negotiation on the other lh cents. Hog Receipts Drop Fast An early indication of the effect* of the strike was the report from 12 leading midwest livestock markets that hog receipts today totalled only 17.700, compared with 118.849 in the same markets a W'eek ago. Livestock producers for days have been sharply calculating their shipments to market in the face of the approaching strike. Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads TH* PESSIMIST Br Ba* Blanks, if. Next t’ ownin’ a home, nothin' gives a feller such a feel in' o’ security an’ satisfaction as bein’ able t* hand eim to im, when th’ doctor asks I’ see ’is teeth. If your credit is good don’t worry—no further queztions will be asked.