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   Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - September 27, 1951, Altoona, Pennsylvania                                CITY EDITION The OrmiwttMVof the AHooM Minor W WEATHER: COOLER FRIDAY Daylight saving time for the year 1981 win end on the coming Sunday when clocks will be-turned back one hour. VOL. 61-riyO. 89 PHOJflE 7171 ALTOONA, PA., THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER FORTY FIVE CENTS LOGO VALLEY To INCREASE FARES TO 13C PUC Approves Street Par, Bus Raise, Ef- fective Sunday, Oct. Street car and bus fares tn Al- toona will to 13 cents straight, Sunday, Oct. 28, officials of. Altoona Logan, Valley Elec- tric Railway company said today.1 The Increase from W to 13 cents, already approved by the public utility commission, la the third 'are hike by Logan Valley since the 7-cent fare went Into effect after World war I. The increasfl to 13 cents, in- cludes an Increase of achool chll-' dren'a tickets from 5 to 7 cents. TMs M the'first time in Logan; VaUoy history school tickets have been Increased In price. The fare on the "night owl" Hollidaysburg to East Juniata bus will be hiked from 13 cents to 1? cents. Operating In Red. O rlgi nally th o fare on Logan VaHey conveyances, as on those of .many other American transit com- panies, was 5 cents. Shortly after World war I the fare waa in- creased to 7 cents and remained unchanged until Dec. 8, When Logan Valley Increased fares to 10 cents or three tickets.for 25 cents. On May 17, 1648, fares were In- creased to 10 cents straight. Both these Increases were approved by the public utility commission. The forthcoming; raise to 13 cents was necessitated by steadily In- creasing operational costs. For the 12 months ending June SO, 1Q51, Logan Valley reported a net loss ot t47.372.88. President John A. i Matthews told the Altoona Mirror. Rising Costs Cited, The fact that Logan Valley has been steadily operating in the "rod" has slowed the company's conver- xion program which would result In all-bus service and the elimina- tion of the Eldorado, Juniata and Hollidaysburg street car tracks, Mr, Matthews pointed out. "The present .trend of public trana portatlpn, locally and na tlonally, is Mr. Mat' thews said, adding: "The decrease in street car and bus patronage ift a direct result of the increased ownership and use of private auto- mobiles." Mr, Matthews also pointed out wage Increases to employes to meet rising coats of living and increas- ed cost of materials for Logan Val- ley maintenance programs have been factors In the fare hike. Large placards will be posted in Logan Valley offices and terminals tomorrow to Inform the public of the projected (arc Increase. The placards read: "New rates of fares to become effective Oct. 28, 1951, making in- creases In rales ol fare affecting transportation of passengers on etrcct cars and buses, have been filed and posted in the offices of this carrier and wiU be produced far examination upon HONORED BY COAL OPERATORS In today's ALTOONA MIRROR Amusements Comics and Panels County Correspondence Crossword Puzzle Editorials nncl Features EdioriMs by Ihc People Major Hboplc Poet's Corner Radio Programs Social Events Sports -Toonervillc Women's Fentnroti Central State News Uncle Ray's Corner Hcdda Hopper Want Ads Page ...32 10 ...20 18-19 33-34-J5-3S 37-3S-39 Coal Producers Name Officers At Convention (Special to Alto ox a tttrrorj BEDFORD, Sept. A, Fon- tyn of Philadelphia, president of the Ebensburg Coal company at Colver, was elected yesterday as president of the Central Pennsyl- vania Coal Producers' association and the Eastern Bituminous asso- ciation, at the Joint convention in the Bedford Springs hotel. He succeeds Heath S. Clark, chairman of the finance committee of the Rochester and Plttaburgh Coal company at Indiana, Walter A. Jones of Altoona waa elected treasurer for a 34th con seculive term. Other officers of the Central Pennsylvania produc- ers are: Vice presidents, J. WUUam Wetter of Philadelphia and T. F. McCarthy of Indiana; executive director and secretary, Robert T. Lai tig of Altoona. The new Eastern Bituminous of- ficers in. addition to President Fon- tyn are: Vlco president. Heath S. Clark; executive director and sec- retary, Mr. Laing and treasurer Mr. Jnnes. President Fontyn, native ol Philadelphia, was graduated at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the Colver firm In 1911. He Wofkers Cast Ballots For CIO, AFL Polls opened at 7 o'clock thl morning In the Altoona car sho Pullman shed as local employes o the Pennsylvania railroad contln ued balloting In the system-wld election In which employes are dc ciding whether the CIO or the AFL will be their bargaining agent ii each of the five crafts. The election is under the super vision of the national medlatio board. Mediators in charge In A toona are Clarence G. Eddy an Charles F. Wahl, both of Washing ton, D. C. Balloting In Altoona, w h 1 c started Tuesday, will contlnti daily, except Cor Saturdays an Sundays, through Oct. II.'The A% crafts in which the union represen tatlon Issue will be decided arc Carmen, bottcrmnkers, electrician moldcrs and shop laborers. In all, there are eight crafts o Die Pennsylvania railroad system The present election does not in volve three of the crafts, machin fats, shccEmotnl workers and blacl smiths. These are currently repr scnted by the AFL. The system election Involving th five unions held by the CIO r suited from a petition placed wi the mediation board by the AF which declared "unusual and extr ordinary conditions" existed wi respect to the five ClO-hcId craf Although some employ will cast ballots in this election a system-wide basis, in Altoona t actual number of eligible voters counting both Altoona wor re construction Industry of the nded States. Ray F. Smock, secretary of high- ays, has been so advised by the ational Safety council. This Is the second consecutive car In which district 9 has been iw In the nation In accident fre- uency. The Pennsylvania depart- ment of highways as a whole ianV d first among1 all groups of 500 mploycs or more by a wide mar- n. Robert E. Smay la safety advisor Work Promise Frees Inmate Of Blair Jail The threflt of a workhouse sen- tence threw a dark shadow over Clnrcnce E. Lauer of Altoona for time this morning when he made a return appearance before Judge George- G. Patterson In domestic court at Hollldaysburg. l-AMcr, who has spent most of tho past two months In the county jail for failure to support a child of his estranged wife, Catherine, still had poor prospects for the futxtrc until Attorney Paul E. Beaver counsel for the wife, in- formed the court that hia client bad virtually abnndoned hope of obtaining payment of arrearages and would be satVflod with future payments on the order. Judge Pattcraon, upon learning that Latier Is awaiting an unem- ployment compensation check, or- dered him to make a payment out of that money, then resiimo District Nine Boasts Lowest Accident Rate (Special to AKomto illrtcrj HARRISBURQ, Sept. ict 9 of the Pennsylvania depart- cnt of highways with hcadquar- rs in HoJlidaysburg7 and under 10 supervision of C. R. Forbea, strict engineer, ranks first in cedom from accidents in the en- FILTER BEDS HEAD BRANDS REPORT FALSE Superintendent Sug- gests Mosquito Commission Check Other Water Areas. Charles P. Adams, superintend- ent of the city's western disposal plant at Canan Station, today branded eta "incorrect and unjust the EJlair county mosquito exter- mination commission's charge that the Alter beds are the source of the mosquito nuisance In Eldorado, Llyawen and Hollidaysburg. Mr, Adams, in reply I" a report made earlier this week by Walter H. Leodom, secretary of the com-, mission, suggested that the com- mission check Burgoon run area, the Lakemont park backwater and the Brush rim and Mill run. Bend- ing areas of the region, 43 well aa private backyard areas where de- brig and trash accumulate. Full text ot Mr. Adams' reply to the commission Better, published this week in the Altoona Mirror, follows: Text ot Report, "There are cei-taln facts regard- ing the situation at the filter beds that should be brought to the at- tention of the public-before these same beds are condemned as the source of the prevailing mosquito nuisance in Eldorado, Llyswen and Hollidaysburg. The article as given to the Altoona Mirror of Sept, 25 is incorrect and unjust in most .in- stances. "To begin with: There is no rea- son or need for 'surprise visits' to the area of the filter plant This plant, as public property, paid for and maintained by public lax funds, Is open to the public at air GOP Bloc In Senate Ducks Vote on Taxes By BURTKV W. SMU.IKT Staff Correspondent HARRISBURG, Sept. Senate ducked a Anal vote on the income tax last night by adopting a resolution to recess the legislature to Dec, a rebellious house of representatives refused to concur. House'Hepublicans, who have given the senate Its choice of two separate tax programs, told their senate colleagues, In effect: "Stand up and be counted." Senate Republicans billed verb- or the district that comprises lair. Cambria, Bedford, Huntlng- on, F'ulton and Somerset counties. >omerset Joined the group only re- enlly, having been transferred rom district 12 at Union when kfifflin county was dropped from istrlct 9 to become part of dU- rlct 2 at Clearfield. Districts 9, 10, 1 and 12 ranked first, second, third and fourth among all SOd'or roore employe con- struction groups In frequency accident on nation-wide basis. The national average accident frequency rate for the construction ndiulry Is average of state highway departments la U vhlle Pennsylvania's rate Is 7.S. District 9, In achieving top na- tonal ranWng for second straight ear, showed a frequency of only 2.1. Accident frequency eatings of other districts of the state follows: District 10. 4.4; district 1. 5-1: district 12, 6; district 2, 4.8; district 6. 7.4; district S, 7.8; district 5, 8.4; district 3, 9.3; district 4, 121, and district 11, 12.9. Other distrjct hendmmrlers of the slate highways department are located fts follows; District 1, Franklin; district 2, Clenrfield; district 3, Williams-port; district 4, Scranton; district 5, Al- lentown; "district 6, Ardmore; dis- trict S, Harrisburg; district JO, In- diana; district 11. Pittsburgh, and district 12, Unloniown. Pickets Fined After Trucks Are Damaged Six Cambria county men picket- ing the Cavalier strip mine ftt Coupon were arrested by state police of the Ebensburg barracks and fined each and costs before Justice of the Pence Elizabeth Bolnnd in Kbensburg yesterday al- ter nn outbreak of violence in. the two-wcck-old picketing, of the oper- ation. The arrests came after the wind- shields and door glass of Uvo trucks running clay from the Cavalier mine to the Altoona times for inspection and just criti- cism. The Blair county rnosquito com mission or any commission Q group of individuals composed o public-spirited and law-abiding citi are welcome to visit the site of this plant at any reasonabl time and to present a just com plaint against the operation of th (Continued 4tVr01ama t) William Plank Is Moderator Of Baptist Unit threat to throw British ly at newj of the house action. talked of holding token ecttnga for a few rMnutes each cek until Dec, 10 to satisfy leg- latlvc requirements. "If they (the house) are going act like spoiled brats, we'll eat them like spoiled Sen- ior John M. Walker (K-Alle- the senator majority lead- But In spite of hot words over ic proposed recesa to near Chrlat- nas, a top level attempt was chcduled to be made today to head if the feud between the senate nd house Republicans, GOP eaclers In'the senate said later that pokesmen for the two majority Iocs would try to iron out the ispute, labor governmc Opponents of Governor John S. set for Oct. 25. Fine's modified income tax, which had been scheduled for a final pass' ge vote at 4 p. TO. yesterday, term- d the senate Republicans', resolu- Ion to recesa admission the ad- ministration did not have the 26 yqtes to pass the money raiser. The maneuvering opened a wide gulf between the Republican lead- ership In both houses and threaten- ed to break out In an opne fight over egislative procedure. The break (Continued on pane H, column 6) William Boyle Questioned In Senate Probe By WABKBN DUFFRB SlaB Correspondent WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. National Chair- man William M. Boyle, jr., faced the unfriendly questions today of a senate Investigating committee [or which he once worked under President Truman. Boyle's his dealings with the RFC, and hia financial relationships with his former law associate Max EiskiTid and the American Lithofold corporation, are under inquiry by the senate >ermanent investigating commit- ce. The committee is the successor one member called il "direct ineal the war in- vestigating committee u-hich Mr. Truman made famous as a senator. 3oyle served on its staff as an in- vestigator. Now the roles were re- versed. Boyle was called to testify today after the committee, now headed by Senator Clyde R. Hoey (D., N. C.) forced Sfsfcfnd to give details ast night of the deal by which Boyle "sold" his law cases to him when Boyle went to the Democratic national committee as BRITISH GIVEN U.S. ADVICE IN OIL CRISIS Truman Said to Have Told London Not to Use Armed Force In Iran, By JACK V. FOX StaQ Uorrespondent LONDON, Sept.. 27. tUP) A personal message fiom President Truman to Prime Minister Clement R, Atttee, giving American mendalions in the Iranian all crisis, was considered by the cabinet to- day at a tense three-hour meeting. It was Indicated, but not con- firmed, that the president repeated his advice to the government not to use armed force to keep the Iranians from carrying out their Ridgway Asks Reopening of Truce Talks Communist Use Of Faster Jets Challenging UN tech- nicians out of the great Abadan refinery and oil port Momentous Decision. The cabinet faced one of its most momentous decisions since World wai at a moment when King George VI was desperately ill and a genera) parliamentary election on which the life of the labor government depended was WILLIAM II. VI.ANK William H. Flank ol 1106 Wnlrmt street, w-as elected new moderator of tlic Centre Bap- tist association this morning nt the 121st Annual session in tlie Bell Avenue Baptist church. He suc- ceeds Rev. P. B. Mimdr, host pas- tor of the convention. Chosen as vice moderator Rev. A. D. Smalley o! 21 East Gat- her street. Mount Union, on nnffn H, roluma 4 Iran had given 300 British oil technicians until next Wednesday midnight to get out of Abadan or be thrown out. The cabinet today was faced with the decision of giving in to the Iranian ultimatum or using force to prevent the expulsion of its oil men. Run Risk ol War. A. decision to use troops in Iran Would mean running the risk of an east-west explosion. Russia la en- titled by a 1921 treaty to send troops into Iran If U Is threatened by an outside power. If Russian troopers poured over Iran's north, ern frontier, it might prove the sparll to explode World war ItL A grim atmosphere prevailed as the cabinet assembled at 10 Down- Ing street Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee fully recognized that if he muffed the Iranian problem, he would virtually hand the premier K, Miaai ei Atiti-Inflation Program Nears Critical Test WASHINGTON. D. C., Sept 27 Stabilizer Eric A, Johnston indicated today that his anti-inflation program will face a critical test late this year when Bj- ROBERT VERMIIAION. BlaO Ccrreaaonttent 8TH ARMY HEADQUARTERS, Korea, Sept. New, fas- ter communist jcU challenged American Sabrejets over northwest Korea for the third straight day today, but were driven back into Manchuria with two damaged. The 84-plane battle ran the Unit- ed Nations score In three days to heavy aerial fighting to 26 soviet- built MIG jets destroyed or dam- aged, i The red pilots were becoming Increasingly aggressive in their challenge to American air suprem- acy over the northwest corner of Korea. An air force spokesman said the communists appeared to be using a modified, faster version of their MIG-15. However, they have not begun using Russia's new MIG-19 Jets yet, he said. Communist also have im- proved, the spokesman said. It waa believed that European super- Russian or both giving the Chinese and (Continued to' 1C, Mlamn 5} Red Intentions tn Korea Seen In Air Buildup By HARR? FEHGCSON 17. P. Voreiffn Bditor paid vice chairman 19ts: on April 29, also admitted that the statement he gave the committee early yesterday was prepared with the help of Sam Brightman. assist- ant publicity director at national Democratic headquarters. fjskind. whose testimony ran for more than 12 hours off-and-on, said ho asked Brlghtmnn, a "close to help him with his state- ment. He said he didn't know the statement wns mimeographed for press distribvition at Democratic headquarters. And after long protests, he gave the names of 20 of the 23 clients he "bought" from Boyle. He was not required to name the other (Continued on paer 16, rolunin 2) CIO steehvorkera make new wage demands, Johnston predicted that he can hold the line against inflation for three to five months, provided conr gress tightens up the controls law with amendments now being con- sidered. But he told the United Press that he expects to have a "big steel problem on my desk" before leav- the stabilization post. Wage boosts for the steelworkers tradi- tionally have been followed by price increases. Stability In the steel industry Is one of the problems that may be discussed today at a meeting be- tween Defense Mobtlizer Charles E. Wilson and top industry executives. Johnston revealed that he prob- ably will stay on the job until the first of the year, scotching reports that he plans to return next month to his permanent position as head of the Motioi Picture Association of America, Johnston did not say so, but it appears that President Truman, is having considerable difficulty find- ing someone to replace him. Nothing that steel is a key In- dustry in "anti-inflation (Conllnurd on pige IS, rolurnn NEW YORK, Sept (UP> The most reliable signpost to what the communists are planmng to do in Korea U the amount of air pow- er they For three days they hav6 been using more than usual Theffc have been> a series ot dog fights in what the United Nations puWcall "MIG 75 ;milea .of territory -stretching southeastward from the -Chinese communist bor- der on the Yalu river. The U. N. air fo.rce has been winiiing, not because its jet planes are better but because most of its pilots are superior to the reds In aerial tac- tics. The situation shakes down to this: 1. The communists cannot defeat the U. N. army. unless they go in for unrestricted aerial warfare, and they know It. 2 If they go all out m the air, it means that Russia will have to NEW LOCATION FOR PARLEYS IS SUGGESTED Supreme U.N, Com- mander Intervenes to Get Conferences Under Way By EARNEST HQBRRECHT Staff Correspondent TOKYO, Sept. 27. (UP) Matthew B. Ridgway proposed to- day that the Korean, armistice talks "as early as possible" at the tiny village of Sorighyon la the middle of na-man'a-land. The supreme United Nations com- mander intervened directly In an attempt to get the truce talka going again after U. N. and communist liaison officers found themselves deadlocked. Rvdgway addressed his proposals to Gen. Kim H Sung, North Korean >rerafer and commander-in-chief, and Gen.'Peng Teh-Hual, Chinese commander in Korea. Mutually Satisfactory. "I believe this proposal provides for arrangements that can be mu- tually satisfactory to both our Ridgway told the red com- manders. communist generals already have rejected one earlier Ridgway proposal to shift the talks fiom Kaesong. However, Ridgway on th at t occasion did not specify any particular alternative site, t Rtdgway's proposal was in icing cast each day at the official jolling places, AUoona works employes eligible o vote total for all five Middle dwtalon employes eligible to cast ballots. Broken down on a craft basis, he Altoona works voters Include 3.455 carmen, 830 electricians,   Western cloudiness cooler Friday. ability of AHoona residents to In- dulge more freely In automotive purchases, which correlates close- ly with UvlnR standards in normal years, and In purchases of furni- ture, household accessories and ranlos. The spending Increase wns greater than was called for meet Ihe rise fn living costs. The facts arc drought out In SnlM MnnnfTcnwnl's current copy- righted atnrty, covering all 4 states, showing how money Is spent In each community, Tho food bill In AHoona In 1030 came lo Divided by tho number of local famlllu, represented purchases In grocery stores, meat markets, and the like of per Umlly This was more than the avct- age American family spent for food, a year. It was greater, :oo, than was spent generally tn the middle Atlantic states, per family, and than Pennsyl- vania's average-, per family. How much emphasis Is placed on food locally Is shown by the fact that stores selling edibles receive ptrccnt of all tho city's retail business. Nationally, only 23 per- cent of Ihe housewives' retail bud- get Is for food. An examination of other cate- gories of retail business, used as Indexes In' the study, also bears out the Indication that Altoona is flourishing market. Local sales o( automotive equip- ment, Including cars and parts, farm machinery and such, amount' (CnAliriBfri ITU pxjTfl 10, O WASHINGTON. D. C., Sept. 27. About childless husbands and soon will lose their draft deferments and become eligible for military service. The White House announced late yesterday that President Tru- man has signed new draft rcgu lations which rcclnssify these men J-A. The regulations were issued under the new draft act passed In June, which prohibits deferment of a man whose wile is his only dependent, except in cases of extreme hardship. The law also lowered mental standards for Induction Into the armed forces. Congressional ex- perts have estimated that will be affected by this pro- vision, while childless hus- bands will be hit by the depemle regulation. Officials have warned that tin pool of men through 25 wil uo "dangerously low" next year 1 the present draft rate continues and even tighter deferment pollcici will be necessary. The new regulations also: 1. Require some consctentl oiis objectors lo perform work o national Importance for two year: They will not be placed In wor camps but must lake jobs whic' their draft boftrds rcgard as con trlbutlng.to the nation's health an safety. 2. Make aliens who permanent ly reside In thia country liable t the draft. Diplomats and cltlr.cn poice 16. column McCarthy Will Give 'Evidence' Jessup WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 27. Senator Joseph R, Mc- Carthy, IR., promised ho produce today "documentary vidence" (o support his charge nat Am bflssador-at> large Philip C essup has nn "unusual affinity or communist McCarthy made the statement as prepared to go before a sennte orcign relations sub-committee to ppose JessupV nomination to be i member of the United Stales Iclcgntion at tlie United Nations, McCarthy told newsmen he is :onhdcnt of success in his canv pnlgn against Jessup. "I am ready to produce rtocu- mcntnry evidence which should icrsitncie the senate to refuse to :onftrm he said. McCarthy made similar charges against Jessup last year. In addi- tion to an "unusual affinity for communist cmises" 'McCnrthy said Jessup belonged to some Commun- ist front organizations, A senate foreign relations sub- committee exonerated Jessup and said in its report tlmt the diplo- mat "is actively opposing the aims of communism by deeds as well as words." The subcommittee sftid MeCar- U'onlimiftl on 16. coin run 3) Truman Order Opposed By Newspaper Editors WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. American Society of Newspaper Editors complained to- day that President Truman's new information order will "much news to which the security suppress public is entitled." Criticism ot the executive order also came from capitol hilt, whore three Republican senators express- ed fear that some government offi- cials will use the regulations to "cover up" mistakes. Doctors' Report On King George Is Encouraging By K. H. SHACKFORD Staff Correspondent LONDON. Sept. George VFs doctors today issued their most encouraging bulletin since Ws lung operation and the Duke ot Windsor called at Buck- ingham'palacc to pay his respects. The doctors said the king is stronger, his apetite is improving and his progress continued. Part or 11 of one of thl? king's lungs and one or more ribs were removed Sunday. The Duke of Windsor, whose abdication as King Hdward VIII for "the woman I Love" in 1936 put hia younger brother on the throne, drove through the palace gates in a black limousine at noon (T a. m. EOT.) First reports said the duke ota not sec hia stricken brother, but called only on the king's personal secretary for the latest medical reports. So far as is known, Queen Elizabeth is the only .visitor per- mitted in the royal sickroom. Ironically, Windsor is In London to participate in the publication to- .day of his memoirs, "A King's ontlntirrf on iS. colamn 1) nature r of a-compromise. For the U. N., it would get the cease-fire talks away from Kaeaong, which behind the'tommuhist Grants Had same Uote1, .'it would grant communist demands that liaison officers discuss only tfie time arid place for resumption of the truce talks and that security arrangements. he made the first business of the full armistice dele- gations. Songhyon lies about midway- on the highway between Kaesong knd Munsan, the U. N. advance truce camp on south bank of the Irojin river. It is some eight miles southeast of Kaesongr and. a mile and a half southeast of the com- munist check point at Pan Mun Jom. The village is on a flat area. There are four or five thatched roof houses on the south aide of the road, but only heaps of masonry on the other. Make' Direct Contact. Ridgway communicated directly with the communist' commanders after liaison officers of the two sides failed in three successive meetings this week to teach agree- ment on arrangement- for resump- tion of the truce talks. The communists broke off the truce talks Aug. 23 on faked evi- dence that a U. N. plane had bombed the Kacsong neutral zone the previ- ous ntghL They subsequently charged nearly 200 other U. N. neu- trality violations. The U. N, com- mand admitted only two, and said both were accidental. British Recalling Anecdotes About Their Popular Monarch By ROBERT MUSEt, Staff Correspondent Thermometers at the rs II road teat plant recorded a temper- ature of ftS degrees yesterday ernoon and a low of degrees last nltfht. At 9 o'clock (his morning Uic thermometerr redcl 8S degrees. Totftl ptcclpllftUon for Tucadsy was ,10 Inches. LONDON, Sept; seedy young men examined a lush roadster on London's Pall Mall one day, 'Belongs to one of those idle rich, I 'said one of them. At which point the who had advanced unob- served, climbed into the driver's scat. "Rich, he sighed, "but not idle by a long shot.1' rich was the Duke of York, now King George VI, one of the hardest-working royalty ol H time- This and other anecdotes were being jccts as the kins today by his sub- Buck- air force, grab control of the coun- try by making everybody a peer, empty the dismiss the Judges nnd shut down the post office. He can do nil this without ig parliament. Actually, no British king would dream of doing it. But King George has gone a long way towfvrd eliminating the figurehead idea of royalty. When Germany and Russia sliced up Poland, for example, the king expressed his displeasure In a singular ingham pnlace after a serious Umgj formally invited the operation. Theoretically, British kings rclgn but do not In R sense, nrc kings in name only. But legal- ly, if he wants to Invoke his undent rights, King George could disband the fire the and prime minister of pre-Hitler Poland to Buckingham palace. Russia and Germany held that Poland did not exist any and the king's action wns a tre- mendous prestige slap. Similarly, when Hitler took over iCoHllimrd It, r TV IN ARGENTINA BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. will formally inaugurate Its first television sys- tem Oct. 17, it was disclosed today, Big Tax Bill Further Bogged Down In Senate WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. politically-touchy move to repeal the tax exemptions on the expense accounts of the president, vice president, and members of congress was rated a tossup in a senate vote today. Senator John J. WW'.ams 
                            

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