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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             S..nu .Kg, ,OKe. lonlcht. Saturday Sunday; colder tonlihl, Intvrtt upprr handlr, 31-10 rrmalnctrr of ilatc- warmer writ Saturday attrrnoon. THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS 42nd 271 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1946 U. S. Invites Soviets to Come Over and Talk Loan of Billion Cpl. Bob Zenker Helped With Burial of Jap Gen. Yamashita i Young Adon With Grave Registration Company Working Near Manila Assigned to Aid in Unimpressive Burial The man who sprang the trapdoor for the execution by hanging of Lt.-Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita had some distinc- tion, and so did Cpl. Bob Zenker, 19, of Ada who helped in a non-impressive burial ceremony r.f the Japanese general. The Ada soldier has been overseas only five months, but has had many interesting experiences since starting his tour of duty in the Pacific. Zenker has been in the army since Jan. 4, 1945, and is connected with an infantry group in the Philippines. He wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Zenker, 509 South Townsend, telling them that he had been assigned to the task of helping put the body of Yamashita away. Attached to a grave registration company, Cpl. Zenker Russia Has Asked For Loan, French Delegates Arrive Truman to Ask More Funds For Lending to Countries Other Than Britain WASHINGTON, March United States has invited the lalk FIVE CENTS THE COPY College Style This was discussed today by a high ranking government officia as President Truman told con- gress he soon will recommend addiog to the lend- ing powers of the export-import bank to take care of loans to countries other than Britain. Mr. Truman's message said treasury funds will be loaned 4 a fcw out of Ma- gross approves a proj'ectec told them that his camp was located not too far credit, other bo......- prs will have to go to the export- import bank. The proposed British credil was described as a "unique case" which would "not set a prece- dent for loans of treasury funds to other countries. Expansion of the export-import banks lending authority by would give the gov- ernment-backed institution a to- tal of to handle ap- plications through June 30, 104U. Frenchmen Arrive The declaration of administra- tion policy on foreign lending came on the eve of arrival of representatives from F r a n c e__ away from the place where Yamashita was buried. The general had not been (Continued on Page 2, Col. 2) Pauley Refuses fo Yield And Maintains He's Sure lo Win Committees Named For Downtown Ada Red Cross Drive But Senate Supporters Re- main Pessimistic Over Confirmation Chances WASHINGTON. March 1. Ldwm W. Pauley refused to yiel( nn inch today and reiteratet confidence' of winning his fighi for confirmation as undcrsecrc- Announcing the volunteer bus- of the navy. wil1 carry the I convinced I'm going to ___ :__ A _ ___ ___ i 1946 Red Cross Fund Campaign through Ada's downtown area, Oscar L. Parker, chairman, de- clared Friday morning that or- ganization is finished for the 515.660 drive to begin Monday rooming. March 4. A kick-off breakfast is slated lor Monday in the banquet room of the Aldridge Hotel, at which Lt. Col. Mack Braly and Itev. irgil Anexander will speak prior to the brief set of instruc- tions given men and women he declared to reporters. "The only way I would consider withdrawing would be to be out by the committee, and I m convinced that's not going to happen." This fresh Expression of con- fidence followed up Pauley's flat rejection yesterday of a republi- can suggestion that he have his name withdrawn now. But as the naval committee re- sumed Hi hearings on the nomi- nation, Paulev's optimism arous- ......x'.., i   .1 iMjimiism arous- workers, who will begin the Red ed only a hollow echo in senate Cross campaign in Ada. The quota for Pontotoc County Sl.l.fifiO. with nine thousand o'f thr tot.il to iemain m this county a  t KlnnTr receive and block reports. O. K. Furniture Block Bill Severs. Chairman _ Stanley Prier North Broadway Dial Carmen, Chairman Harral Allen Sydney Sacks North Side 10th Street George Mac Robert Harry Lundgaard McSwain Block S. M. Baublits, Chairman Don Hall Robert Hoehn Oklahoma State Bank Block Floyd Henry, Chairman C. W. Fisher L. A. Grant S i Q Block Jess Young. Chairman Milton Yarbro Charles Thompson Ed. Halverson as a member of the federal reser- ve system's board of governors. It was learned that some mem- bers of the banking subcommittee acting on the nomination were considering the subpoena of ad- ditional witnesses to testify on the pre-war business and banking background of Vardamim, who has been serving as naval aide to Mr. Truman. -------------K------------- Pawnee Protesting Dam CLEVELAND. Okla., March 1. of Cleveland and Pawnee prepared today to take before the U. S. army engineers their protest that a proposed flood control dam on the Arkan- sas river at Keystone would cov- 000. While Russia has been in vitccl lo send representatives to discuss the deal, no date has been suggested for the discussions. Iho foreign loan policy was outlined in a letter and a report on international monetary anc financial problems which Mr Truman said bore his "full en- dorsement." The report was pre- pared by the national advisory committee, which includos the secretaries of state, the treasury commerce. The committee's proposal for nore lending capital for the cx- oort-import bank came on top of President Truman's budget esti- natc that net expenditures for he bank. British credit and the iretton Woods monetary ngree- nents amount to in he fiscal years of 1946 and 1947. Steps Toward Peace The president's letter suggested ueli expenditures would consli- ute a .step toward enduring vorltl peace. "The international economic oopcration which is the keynote >f our foreign policy must accom- iany international political co- peration, and we must achieve xith if world pence is lo be en- Mr. Truman said. The additional export-import apilal. Ihe council explained, would be used to hslp needy fore- ign nations until Ir.Dy can obtain help from the international bank established under thc Bretton Woods agreement. The interna- tional bank will become "the principal agency to make foreign the report said. of 35 nations will set up the international bank with capital of at a meeting near Savannah, Ga., be- ginning March 8. arc hirn N, hC road-lhe Srcensward isn't green-it's mud; and the Ivy-covered walls CamhrlrU w marricd students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at married aul ?'CSW- to the M. I. T. campus, fg the married vets. There are 100 houses, 50 of when have an extra bedroom and separate kitchen for ____________families with children. The development covers nearly 10 acres of land. Striking Philly GE Workers Drop Mass Demonstration Plan City Bans Parading by Strikers, Who Arc Allowed To Enter City in Small Groups; Union to Fight Injunction PHILADELPHIA, March CIO Gen- eral Electric company workers today abandoned, at least temporarily, mass demonstrations which twice ended in. violent street battles with police riot squads. The action followed a city edict banning parading by the strikers and a threat of a general sympathy walkout of CIO members in the Philadelphia metropolitan dis- trict. rr rr Eat-Less Drive Planned Hoover Confers with Tru- man on Food Conservation To Block Starvation Abroad WASHINGTON, March Truman conferred Steel Moving Toward 'or 20 minutes today with former 'resident ituntion. Hoover on the food The former president and first rVorld War food administrator Icclmed to discuss their talk ns le emerged from the conference nit told the reporters he would iavo something to say on thc general food situation later in the day. Mr. Hoover Is one of 13 persons who will participate in a White House conference at 3 p.m. (EST) Russia, which has not joined the international bank, has been invited to send a delegation to Washington to discuss its appli- cation for a loan from the export-import bank, a high-ranking government official said. on Page 2 Column 4) Commerce JWEATHERJ tonight. Sat- urday and Sunday; colder to- uu mcnt. lowest upper 20's pan flooded, also planned to send a Handle. 3o-40 remainder of state; delegation to a hearing Thursday warmer west Saturday after- i at Tulsa. iiui.--u.iy both cities voted against the project and farmors were busy signing petitions which argued that the dam would "in no way prevent the silting and loss of topsoil from our remaining farm lands." Keystone, which would be noon, warmer Sunday. FORECAST FOR MARCH 1-5 Missouri. Kansas. Oklahoma and Satur- day and Sunday except remain- ing cool in Missouri Saturday, little day to day change after Sunday: temperatures will ave- rage 5-6 degrees above normal during the period; little or no precipitations. Robert II. Rrecdcn. editor of the Cleveland American, .said every citizen of that community and of the surrounding territory would be given an opportunity to sign the petition. The Cleveland petition con- tended the lake would inundate the city water system, cover many producing oil wells and reduce tax revenue because of land taken from the rolls. State Guard Moves Back to Columbia Two Negroes Killed In Fresh Gunplay There COLUMBIA, Tenn., March guard reinforcements, called out after two negroes were killed in a fresh outbreak of gun- play, moved into Columbia today to join units hurried here earlier in the week when racial disorders flared. Tnc negroes were shot and two others, including a deputy sheriff, were wounded yesterday in the Maury cqunty jail where the negroes had been taken for questioning in connection with riotous disturbances Monday niRht and early Tuesday. They were among 100 persons arrested after the violence had been touched off by an alterca- tion in which a negro woman and her son were accused of assault- ing a white man and the subse- quent wounding of four police- men who went into the negro section known as "Mink Slide." I, The summer session at tlie Oklahoma for Women has been set for May 29 to July 26, according to an announcement by Dr. Howard Taylor, dean. Courses are to be offered es- pecially for teachers working to- ward master's degrees and for those who desire further study to qualify for professional ad- vancement. I ------------p.m. (EST) designated to inaugurate an Am- erican food conservation pro- gram to prevent starvation abroad. Thc grey-haired Hoover enter- ed the White House with Law- rence Richie, his .secretary, and went to Mr. Truman's office im- mediately. Later Agriculture Secretary Anderson joined them. Smiling at reporters, Hoover would only say as he left that 'we were discussing food." To Talk General Picture He added that after this after- noon's conference, to be opened informally by President Truman, lie would discuss the general pic- ture with reporters at his quar- ters in the hotel Mayflower. White House Press Secretary pliarles G. Ross said the White liDuse conference this afternoon would not be open to the press. Another former wartime food ulministrator, Chester C. Davis .vho served during n part of >VorId Vvar II, was invited to the neeling. The "eat-less" campaign will be arried on through the press, ra- dio, .speaking platform nnd in civic groups. I Mr. Hoover said on his arrival lere last nighl the main problem s lo feed starving Europeans un- i June. "After the next harvest they will be out of thc he predicted. The former president, who in- lerrupled a Florida fishing trip to attend the conference, said in an interview this country can make the. food available by eliminating waste and using substitutes. WILL BONDS TO SAVE INTEREST OKLAHOMA CI1Y. March I, In a move to saver an esti- mated in interest, the Iceberg Plane Field Planned Vast Floating Carrier Un- necessary When Other Anti-Sub Tactics Worked WASHINGTON, March of the wierclest stories of the war came to light today how the Allies planned to create .a self-propelled ice- Iberc as a floating airfield. I As blueprinted by the British, the fantastic aircraft carrier would have been n chunk of frozen water and wood pulp feet long, 300 feet wide and 200 feet deep. Propelled by electric motors nnd defended by its own antiair- craft guns, it would have provid- ed a North Atlantic base for air- planes hunting German subma- rines. Its cost was estimated at The project reached the point where a model was built on a Canadian lake and tested for six months in 1043 be- fore the idea was dropped, ac- cording to an announcement re- leased last night in Ottawa, Lon- don and Washington. Technicians reported the strange carrier would have been virtually invulnerable to sub- marine attack. A torpedo ex- ploding against its ice-wood pulp walls would have gouged out a crater no more than three feet deep. Success of other anti-subma- rine tactics and technical diffi- in building tin- gigantic field led to ils abiindon- state dormitory bond funding commission approved refunding of SfM.OOO in outstanding dormi- tory bonds issued by Langston university. The new issue would cut the average interest rate from 4 to per cent nnd shorten the interest period by more than seven months. Attorney General Mac Q. Williamson, a member of the board, said. -K Our average income is about midnight. We could cat olives until we looked like a string of beads. nenl. Cardinal Assails Policy of Russia Charges Soviet Policy Aim- ing at Destruction Of Catholicism HOME. March Tisserant, secretary of the congregation for the oriental church, charged today that "east of the Curzon line the Soviet policy aims at the destruction of Catholicism and this is in open violation of one of thc four free- doms." The Curzon line is the Demar- cation line across Poland which in general was agreed upon by Moscow and Warsaw. In a statement prepared for the Reds lo Leave Part of Iran Will Remain in Northwest Area Despite Treaty Agree- ment of 1942 By JOHN M. HIGIITOWER WASHINGTON. March 1, The United States government is expected by diplomatic officials here to protest to Russia against the newly announced plan of keeping Red army forces in so- called "disturbed" areas of Iran. These diplomats, who refused direct quotation, said it was "per- fectly reasonable" to expect the American government to object strongly to the Russian policy. LONDON, March 1, Moscow radio announced today that Red army troops would start withdrawing tomorrow from those sections of Iran "which arc but would remain in the northwestern area, which includes the province of Azerbai- jan. The Soviet government has In- formed Iranian negotiators that the tomorrow from all Iran under an allied be limited to eastern areas of Soviet occupa- tion in northern Iran "where the situation is relatively according to the broadcast. An autonomous government was reported n month iigo lo have been set up in Azerbaijan prov- ince after Red iiriny troops block- ed nff Iranian reinforcements or- dered into the province to put down a revolt. Premier Ahmed Qaviiin Saltanch announced Feb. II, before he left for Moscow to negotiate Russian-Iranian differ- press, the French cardinal assert- ed that priests and nuns were b e i n g deported systematically from iluthenian Catholic dio- ceses. "By acting this way the Com- munist authorities are effective- ly coming to the aid of the Schis- watic patriarch of Moscow, Alex- ci, who on the occasion of his election invited the Kuthenian Catholics to separate themselves from the Cardinal Tis- serant declared. Dragonflics have legs, but they never walk. Approximately one-half of the earth's inhabitants have never tasted meat. ences. tlint he would not nvog- tin- Azerbaijan regime. The broadcast was the first definite indication from t h e Soviet capital what the Russians intended to do about the with- drawal, of foreign troops, set for March 2 under the British-Rus- sian-Iranian treaty of 1042. It followed a statement at the foreiirn office here yesterday that all British troops would have been withdrawn by tomorrow, in strict accord with the treaty. last of the United States forces assigned to Iran were withdrawn Jan. 1. A British foreign office spokes- man said there "probably had been exchanges" of information between London and Washington regarding the withdrawal as the deadline neared. The United States embassy said it had "no information" on any negotiations and, up to the time of the Moscow broadcast, had no indication of what the Russians would do about withdrawing. McALESTER. March 1, McAIester public schools have received an additional in war surplus the army air forces, according to Superinten- dent D. D. Kirkland. Several weeks ago, the schools received worth of tools from the Douglas Aircraft plant at Tulsa. Normal Now Nearly Workers Covered by New Contracts; Fabricators Still Helpless PITTSBURGH. March 1. The steel industry found itself moving rapidly back to normal today after the greatest walkout in American history. Nearly of the 750000 striking ClO-United Steclwurk- ers were covered by new con- tracts. Most of them granting rents hourly wage increases. Still strikebound were steel fabricating plants with about 000 employes. Tic; (toil-odd fab- ricating mills In the U. S. employ ill all about workers, so that nearly half have u'timicd lo the job since the Jim. 21 stopp- age began. From Washington came a re- port from President Truman's steel fact-findimr board, ruling on two points in the controversy: (1) The cents hourly wage increase was "well within" the limits set by government policy, and (2) The steelwoikcrs' strike did not violate its contract. The board called its point historical" since the strike is now all but over, pointed out that none of tis conclusions were based on public hearings, and cmphaized that neither the un- ion nor the industry had an "ade- quate opportunity to present their views." Meantime fabricators' continu- ed to protest they could not pay tne HP) cent raise without price relief help. Negotiations Fail Again for GM And UAW on 101st Day DF.TROIT. March 1, tintions in the General Motors strike failed to achieve a settle- ment on the 101st day of the cost- ly walkout today. As corporation n n d union negotiators left a session with Federal Mediator Jiimes F Dewey, Walter P. Retither, of the striking CIO United Auto Work- ers, was a.ked if they reached an agreement. "Wo did Reuther replied firmly. Today's brief negotiating ses- sion was adjourned until lo a. m. tomorrow. President R. J. Thomas of the UAW-CIO, whose GM production employes have been idle since Nov. 21, affirmed Heather's statement with a flat to the query as to whether an understanding had been rench- About 200 strikers and sympa- thizers had gathered in the early morning hours just across the city line in Delaware county, a few blocks from the strikebound GE plant. More than 100 police massed near the entrance to the city to enforce the order against marching. Enter In Small Groups The- strikers requested permis- sion to enter Philadelphia and assistant police Superintendent uuy E. Parsons said his forces would not interfere if they re- turned in small groups and dis- persed. The strikers scattered and filtered slowly back to the city as police, on horseback and motorcycles, stood guard. James II. Malone, director of public safely, announced over a loud-speaker set up in polica patrol cars at the county line that the city would allow no parading by the strikers without a permit and that they had not applied for a city permit. Almost tiOO policemen had been detailed to the area with about 400 of them standing guard at the GK plant to enforce a court- imposed ban on mass picketing. There was no disorder at Iho plant. No Concerted Effort of thc CIO-Electrical Workers Union had ordered strikers to march on Philadelphia to tody Block- President ,.u of the CIO Industrial Union coun- cil had stated "there has been no concerted or official effort to bring anyone out to the plant" for picketing. Yesterday, ns many ns police some riding horses or mo. torcycles and swinging riot clubs, broke up massed ranks of 3.000 demonstrators who sought to par- ade past gates of the plant in de- fiance of n court-ordered ban tri- ed. "SllBhtly Apart" Byrnes' Stern Policy Statement Hints At Firmer Stand on Red Army's Deployment By JOHN HIGIITOWER WASHINGTON, March American showdown with R.oscow over the Red Army's de- ployment in strategic areas of Eu- rope and Asia was foreshadowed today by the stern new foreign "mlicy enunciated by Secretary of State Byrnes. Direct and vigorous measures ikcwise were indicated against thc Soviet policy of stripping property from liberated countries of former enemy satellites. The Byrnes pronouncement in New York last night was gener- ally interpreted here as herald- ing a tougher administration pol- icy toward Russia all along the line, particularly with regard to Soviet expansionist tendencies and the Kremlin's lone hand manouverings in neighboring na- tions. Three Countries Figure Three countries seemed likely to figure in the Soviet troop rc-i moval issue, according to inr mation here. They are Iran, Aus- tria end China, but there are other areas less urgently involv- ed. Efforts have been under way for some time, it was learned, to get the Russians to agree to with- drawal of allied troops from Aus- without success. As for Iran, tomorrow is the generally accepted deadline for evacuation of Soviet forces there, but official reports reaching Washington say there is virtually no evidence that they intend to pull out by that time. Manchuria Causes Concern Meanwhile there is growing concern among many officials as to Soviet intentions in Manchuria m view of recent reports that Red army forces there show signs of stjying on indefinitely. Thc Manchurian situation Is lot considered by many authori- ties here to be critical at the mo-1 ment, but private comment un- derscored Byrnes warning that we do not want to stumble and stagger into a situation where no power intends war, but no pow- er will be able to avert war." The main points of the speech which diplomatic officials stress- ed as of great importance in the development of a more vigorous American leadership in world af- fairs were these: 1. The United States intends to live up fully to the principles of the United Nations charter and to use all its influence to see that other, nations do the same. U. S. Must Be StronRlv Armed 2. To that end the United States must be mightily armed until such time as reduction of arma- ments among all the powerful nations becomes possible. 3. The United States believes that no nation has a right to keep (Continued on Page 2 Column 7) Mediator Dewey told a press conference the corporation and the union were still "slightly a- part on one or two matters." He declined to divulge these, but GM and the UAW-CIO were report- ed still differing on the wage and vacation pay questions. Representatives of the union prepared to present a report on the situation up to the moment to the union's GM council, meet- ing at 1 p. m. (EST) today. The union group left the negoliating session immediately to appear be- fore the representatives of the rank and file, some 200 of whom were here from thc UAW-CIO locals in GM plants throughout the country. Dewey said he had no plans to attend the council meeting. Yesterday's air of expectancy again attended the conference. which got under way as registra- tion began for a two-day meeting of the union's GM council of some 200 members which would have to ratify any settlement plan accepted by the disputants. Thc council called the mass walkout of GM produc- tion workers last Nov. 21. As the negotiating conference opened it nppenred likely meeting against muss picketing. Will FlRlit Injunction Ihe ClO-Philadelphia al Union council, with 400 dele- gates from 7.r> locals voting on lecls of thin skirmish unanimous- ly agreed last night to hire "spec- ial legal counsel" to in- junction in the state and federal courts "until we win." In addition, the council elected [o .seek the aid of Philip Murray National CIO president, to dis- cuss and means lo meet tins alliielc, even to Hie extent of i general strike in Philadelphia, if necessary." Army Convicts In Prison Stage Riof NORTIIAM.ERTOrr. Y o r k- shire, Kng.. March 0 long-term convicts rioted and set fire to a foiir story cell block in the Northallcrton military prison today, after arming them- selves with rifles and bayonets, ritty soldiers were sent to quell ould be brief to permit the top LTAW-CIO leaders to report to the council. ANAHEIM, Calif., March Lanky Charles Stevens got four hits in an many trips to the plate in yesterday's intra-snuad game nt the St. Louis Browns camp. He may give Dick Sicbort T battle for the first base job, I and when Sicbert signs. The fire burned four hours be- fore it was quenched. The rioters broke through to the roof and started hurling slate shingles at the unarmed guards patrolling the courtyard. Fire- men turned hose oh the blaza and the rioters. The riot started when iO pris- oners on top floor overpow- ered their guards shortly noon. More than 200 other pris- oners remained quiet in their guarded prison yard huts durir.z the melee. A Junior livestock show opened here today with 100 entries com- peting for SCOO in prizes. The show will end tomorrow. _ tred. Ahrbcrg, extension divi- sion, Oklahoma A. M. College. was judging the entries. TH' PESSIMIST II7 llnh Illnnkl, Jr. It must bo awful t' be rich nn' try t' find a present for your wife. Some feller asked Miss Fanny Frail f ride last night, but she wuz too tired V walk.   

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