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   Daily Courier, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1951, Connellsville, Pennsylvania                               LAST EDITION Oail FIVE CENTS VOL. 49, NO. 267. The Weekly Courier Founded July 17, 1878 The Dally Courier .Founded November 10. 1902 Merged July 13, 1929. CONNELLSVILLE, PA., MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 24, 1951. TEN PAGES. WOMAN KILLED IN AUTO MISHAP A Chalk Hill woman was killed earl} Sunday when the auto in which- she was riding left the highway, crashed against a guard post and overturned on Eoute 40 200 feet west of Gorley's Lake Mis. Catherine Friend Dennis, 20, -was dead on arrival at Union- town Hospital. She suffered fractures of the right and left arms, possible fracture of the left leg and lacerations of the back Her husband, James E. Dennis, 25, driver of the car, was ad- mitted to Uniontown Hospital with a of the scalp and abrairions of the leg. A passenger in the car, Caroline Rae Dennis, 22, of Chalk' Hill, recei brush burns of the back and a contusion of the right thigh. Ths victim is survived by her husband; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Friend of Friends- ville, Md., and four brothers and four sisters. Tl e funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon with inteitnent in Blooming -Rose Cem.jtery at Friendsville. There were several accidents including district residents. Andrew Butchok of Lambert ran off the road near Uniontown, accoi ding to State Police, causing damage. Halting his auto when he spotted the Butchok ve- hicle, the car ol Armond De-- Fran   KtfVolitUonctiy War days, Gov., John S. Fine has aliead.v signed 313 pieces of legislation into the statute books. And with Administration lead- ers driving Cor sine die adjourn- ment this week, the legislators are expected to shuttle to the Govcrnoi's desk an additional flood of viirfl Icgislalinn in Ihc closing days. Measures signed and others in various stages of the legislative mill cover the field of health, wel- fare, education, municipal government, highway construc- tion, public assistance profession- al licensing, civil defense and sports ami the inevitable taxes. Despite the fact the ways and means of laising in additional ievenues luve plagued the Legislature, the bulk of the Administration's program to bal- ance the Governor's 000 budget has been enacted. It raised the corporate net income levy from four to five per cent and continued imposts on CIR- arct1., herr, liquor and gasoline. Those and scvrial nthcrn will bring in about dur- ing the 1951-53 biennium. Even before Fine took office last January 16, the Legislature was tangled in controversy over Cab- inet appointments. But while the Senate debated, bi-partisan bills moved in the House for setting up Pennsylvania's civil defense activities. The Governor signed them two months But tht- applopiia- tlon which the Chief Executive sought has been cut tp iir a bill now moving through the Legislature. The second major proposal to be okayed gave Pennsylvania servicemen on duty outside the Slate thF lighf- to rast abspntor ballot1; and it made .July 24 the primary election date this year. However, the House has passed a bill to move the date up to the third Tuesday in May in odd-numbered years. An Administration backed package ol bills to decentralize the Stale's health services was sufned. 11 permits single or joint county departments ot health and the way tor the meiit sys- tem in selection uf key personnel on State and local levels. Organized labor sought higher, but had 'to be content _ with an increase of from to a week in maximum unemployment com- pensation benefits under n bill on the Governor'? drsk. Others m Continued oa Page Nine. Expect Crackdown On Rent Gougers At Military Bases By United Press. WASHINGTON, Sept. Government was expected today to orack clown swiftly on rent- gouging landlords near military bases where some housing con- ditions are reported "shocking" and "deplorable." The Senate Preparedness sub- committee called for such action in releasing a new report on hou- sing provided servicemen near military bases. It ticked off dozens of cases where service families paid high rent to live in such quarters as a mule barn, a hen house, tool sheds, and other shacks. The subcommittee said drastic action is needed immediately by the Government and local com- munities to prevent serious dam- age to the morale oi the armed forces. The subcommittee reported in July that servicemen were being "shamelessly victimized" by rent gouging near three military camps. Its second report covered 17 additional military installa- tions. One of the "worst" housing situations it found was near the Marine Training Base at Camp Lejeune, N. C. It said servicemen are "being ground mercilessly by unscrupulous landlords." And it found some Marines to blame also. Some of the land- lords' were Marines themselves "a few Marines who do not hesitate to line their pockets with money extorted from their fellow Marines." The subcommittee urged the Defense Department to set up a "continuing committee" of hous- ing experts to solve the housing shortage and recommended that the rent rollback provisions of the controls law, be used to pre- vent gouging. Chaiiman Lyndon B. Johnson, D., Tex., said the subcommittee will begin public hearings within a few days to hear the armed services' recommendations. In addition to Camp Lejeune, the report found bad housing conditions at Camp Folk, La Chanute Air Force Base, 111., Camp Atterbury, Ind., Fort Eix, N. 3., and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. SCOUI COUNCIL WILL HEAR REGIONAL EXECUTIVE TONSGHT Clarence Uffner, regional Scout executive, Philadelphia, will be the principal speaker at the an- nual meeting cd the Westmore- land-Fayette Council, Boy Scouts of America, which will be held at the Perm Albert Hotel in Greensburg this evening. More than. 125 council members are ex- pected to attend this business meeting where detailed program and objectives for the year will be planned. Dr. F. G. Thomas, arrangements chairman, will preside over the dinner which will be opened with a patriotic ceremony by a group of Greensburg Scouts, Invocation by Rev. Richard Auman of La- trobe and music by John Lodzum and John Maclay of Jeannette. President John C. Howard will have charge of the business meet- ing. Others who will participate are Daniel Durie, vice-president, Connellsville; John Barclay, Jr., National council member, Greens- burg, and J. T. Ewing, Scout ex- ecutive. The program planning meetings which follow the dinner will be directed by J. W. Clawson, Irwin; George Gray, Uniontown; Roy C. McKenna, Latrobe; Dr. F. G. Thomas, Greensburg; S. P. Mc- Bride, Uniontown; Harry Spicher, Latrobe, and S. B. Bulick, Greens- burg. FIVE BABIES BORN AT HOSPITAL Three boys and two girls were born at Connellsville State Hos- pital over the week-end. They are: Son, and Mrs. Andy Fren- ak, CoiinelUvillo, R. D. 1, o'clock Sunday afternoon. Daughter, Mi. and Mis. .losepli Warchol, Vnnderbjlt. H. D. 1, 11-45 o'clock Sunday morning. Son, Mr. and Mrs. Jay John- son, Dunbar, R. D. 2, o'clock Saturday night. Son, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Baker, Connellsville, R. D. 1, o'clock Sa fin-day evening. Daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Carson, VanderbiH, 12-19 o'clock Saturday afternoon. By PETER KALISCHER United Press Staff Correspondent TOKYO, Sept. United Nations balked, today at resuming the Korean armistice talks in in- cident-ridden Kaesong on grounds that the city is "unsuitable." UN liaison officers told Com- munist liaison officers at an hour- long meeting in Kaesong that the truce talks cannot be reopened until the Reds agree to "new con- ditions, more conductive to pro- gress toward an armistice." No agreement was reached, and it was decided to hold a second meeting at 10 A. M. tomorrow (9 P. M. today EDT.) The UN officers handed the Communist, liaison delegation s memorandum summarizing the UN positions. The Reds in turn called a UN liaison officer to a Red check point below Kaesong six hours after the main meeting to receive a Communist memoran- dum. South Korean Lt. Col. Lee Soo Young picked up the Communist document at Pan Mun Join at 6 P. M. (5 A. M. It presum- ably was a reply to the Allied memorandum, but its contents were not disclosed. The Communist liaison officers demanded at the morning meet- ing that the armistice talks be resumed in Kaesong at once with- out further wrangling. But U. S. Colonels Andrew J. Kinney and James C. Murray refused. They said arrangements must be completed first to as- sure that the talks will not be interrupted again by real or imaginary violations of the con- ference neutral zone. For this reason, they said, Kae- song was unsuitable as a site. Supreme headquarters of Gen Matthew B. Ridgway said the UN delegation put the Allied case this way: "The Communist forces and UK command forces have been in con- stant maneuver, daily posing the chance of unintended violation o) the Kaesong neutral area "It is plain that parlisai groups, responsible to neithei command, are active in the Kae- song area. These uncontrollec elements may at any time take action which could compel a sus- pension of the conference "From the viewpoint of the military aviator, the Kaesong neu- tral zone is but a few minutet removed from the most important military line of supply in your rear area the likelihood of an accidental occurrence involv- ing Kaesong is obvious. 'The Communist commanders have alleged that a number of violations of the Keasong neutral zone approaching the figure 200 have occurred. "Could any fact argue more persuasively that Kaesong is un- suitable as a conference The UN command bulletin said Allied liaison officers expressed regret that the Communists had rejected Ridgway's original pro- posal for cease-fire talks aboard the Danish Hospital Ship Jut- landia. However, the Allies apparently did not mention any specific al- ternative site 1o Kaesong at Mon- day's meeting. The Jutlandia sailed back to Denmark last July, but other hospital ships presum- ably are available. Ridgway first suggested that the truce talks be shifted to a new site September 6, but the Communists rejected the proposal at the time. The Communists broke off the armistice talks August 23 on the pretext that UN planes had bombed the Kaesong neutral zone thtt previous night. The UN com- mand denied .'t and said the so- called, "evidence" of the raid had been planted by the Reds them- selves. Ohiopyle Nan Drives 1915 Car in Tour Ohioyple's Sam Collins drove a 1915 Ford in the Glidden Tour which passed through Uniontown on Route 40 Sunday. Riding with Collins were his wife and Earl Hager, Jr., of Farm- inglon, Hugh Raflerty of Union- town and Arnold Stahl of Mel- croft. The automobile caravan, is be- ing led by James Melton, presi- dent of the Antique Automobile Club of America and noted as an opera and radio singer. The tour will end at, Sky Top Thursday. Hurt in Slate Fall. Harry Layhcw, 28, of Clarks- Villa, was taken to Brownsville General Hospital Friday night with back injuries received in a fall ot slate in the Vesta No. 5 mine. Dental Society Meeting. There will be a meeting of the Fdyette County Dental Society in (he White SWPH Hotel at Uriion- 'tewn al o'clock Tuesday   

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