Indiana Evening Gazette, February 25, 1946

Indiana Evening Gazette

February 25, 1946

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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1946, Indiana, Pennsylvania Made to Indiana Eve ning Gazette its paper boys and scrlbers fqr their patru otie support of the War Savings Program An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family COVERING THE WORLD FRCM THE COMMERCIAL CENTER OF WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA VOLUME 162 EIGHT PAGES INDIANA EVEN TEDDY The Argentine election yes terday was said to express the will of the people and was quiet The last leads me to believe that Peron won NG GAZETTE MONDAY FEBRUARY 25 1946 TELEPHONE 600501 THREE CENTS POWER STRIKE GOES ON TO Bombay Tn Local Board 3 Inducted This Group Today Added Ha Bombay To Normal As Battle Ends BOMBAY Feb 25 AP Royal Indian sailors who participated in n mutiny last week have returned tc duty a British communique said today and conditions in Bombay are practically Strikes have ended at shore in stallations dockyards and all but nne of the citys 66 cotton mills the communique said although Royal Indian Air Force personnel here still refuse to work A police statement said that road barricades had been removed by recruiting residents of the area at laborers and that only a few minor incidents had been reported Royal navy ships including the light cruiser Glasgow formed a double semicircle inside the harbor and a large force of naval person nel in white shorts and blouses came ashore for unannounced as signments Meanwhile reinforced British Tommies took precautions to make certain that a scheduled demonstra tion by students would not cause a outbreak of violence No stu dent disorders had been reported by Ihis afternoon however and leaders of the Congress Party and the Bom bay Student Congress urged that the demonstrations be cancelled Some students insisted nevertheless that they would protest the use of British military forces against the mutineers At the largest hospital here me dical students took care of their regular ward duties but stood in doorways during their off hours to protest against the establishment of a post of Britishtroops on the hos pital grounds An Army communique placed the number of dead in last weeks riot in at 190 but other sources said the toll actually was much greater and might never be known These sources said that many of the bod ies already had been cremated on funeral pyres which daily receive the citys dead The citys hospitals listed scores of dead and wounded simply as un The British communique said that nine banks 30 shops 22 govern ment grain and cloth shops 10 post offices and 10 police outposts had been looted since the start of the disturbances Truman Returns WASHINGTON Feb 25 President Truman and his family returned to the White House this afternoon after a weekend on the Potomac aboard the presidential yacht Williamsburg CHICAGO Feb dcbrando Nicosias father sent him from Panama to the States lo study three yearc ago advising him to learn American ways Hildcbrando was an apt pupil Selected by the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce as one of its five delegates to the organizations first international conferences Hildcbrando has a good chance to show his father how well he has learned Am erican ways The conference is in Panama City Sfate Kaiser To Appear At OP A Hearing By FRANCIS M LE MAY WASHINGTON Feb The second week of OPAs battle forsurvival opened today before the House Banking Committee Prime interest however shifted to later in the week and the sched uled appearance of Henry J Kaiser industrialist who recently entered the automobile field Chairman Spence told reporters Kaiser would appear Thursday adding I understand he is for the continuation of Meanwhile there were these de velopments bearing on OPA 1 A drive took shape in Congress for removal of price control on all farm commodities Senator Thomas Chairman of the Senate Agricultural Committee said he would lead a fight to that end Cot ton state legislators have been par ticularly concerned at the pos sibility OPA will put a ceiling price on raw cotton 2 Rep Hartley fre quent critic of the agency issued a statement saying it is engaged in unlawful conspiracy to wreck the prof it system and is trying to change established methods of do ing 3 Paul Porter successor to Bowles as OPA administrator told a meeting of bankers I have not assumed the job of a liquidator of OPA and pledged his efforts toward speeding production Queen Mary Sails SOUTHAMPTON England Feb 24 Queen Mary sailed today for New York carrying American soldiers wives and child renand Lord Keynes a governor of the international monetary fund and of the International Bank for reconstruction and development Lord Keynes will attend the first meeting of the governors March 3 Mad Musician On Leave From Psychiatric Ward Enthralls Top Music Men DETROIT Feb mad pianist assisted by guards kept 300 of the nations top musicians enthralled here Saturday with a weird and beautiful concert His face expressionless the art ist an inmate of the Wayne Coun ty General Hospitals psychiatric ward bowed silently and left the stage apparently unmoved by the thunderous applause that followed his rendition of intricate master pieces by Chopin Mozart and Beeth oven Throughout the performance a hospital aide stood at the pianists side turning the pages of the music at proper intervals Otherwise hos pital authorities explained the man would have played the same page over and over It has been nine years since the distinguished musician a man of 45 had given a public concert The hospital asked that the artists name not be made public His appearance was arranged by Dr Ira M Altschuler hospital psychiatrist to demonstrate to a conference of the Music Teachers National Association the value of niusic in aiding the mentally ill Dr T K Gruber hospital su perintendent said the pianist has been a patient for eight years un able or unwilling to converse or read even the simplest language Dr Altschuler described the artists ailment as a form of negati vism It is a result he said of a split personality which causes the victim to seek withdrawal from the world Such a sufferer the doctor explained is unable to think logi cally or to form mental associations and lacks a capacity to associate with other persons The condition was caused by the musicians con tinuel inability to face Dr Altschuler added Howard Hanson noted conductor and comooser of the Eastman School of Music of Rochester N after hearing the concert termed the pa tient a One Ki 6 Hurt fn Crash JOHNSTOWN Feb Miss Leila Mae Boris of Greenville was killed and six other women were injured three seriously last night when their automobile skid ded into a trailertractor on a hill three miles west of Ebensburg Miss Boris succumbed to internal injuries in Memorial Hospital here several hours after the accident State Police said Miss Lucy Flem ing 25 of East Brady suffered internal injuries Miss Alma Del lana 23 of Karns City possible fractured pelvis and shoulder The first two are in Memorial Hospital the third in Mercy Hospital here Also undergoing treatment at Mercy Hospital police said were Pearl Geiber 23 R 2 Butler leg injury Linda Meeker 18 Green ville fractured shoulder and Jo sephine Dorwart 44 Harrisburg fractured ribs Police said the car in which the seven women were riding skidded while descending an icecoated hill and crashed broadside into the front of the truck which had stalled while climbing the grade The driver of the truck escaped injury Seek Old Lost Hermit BEAVER Feb Wooded areas of Beaver Count were searched today by police anc Boy Scouts for 13 year old Billy Traynor Poe a scout who disappear ed after asserting he wanted to try a hemits life in the woods The boy a nephew of Mr anc Mrs Walter L Poe was last seen Saturday collecting money on hi paper route Twentyone young men inducted into the armed military adventure of their lives They were forces At p m today a special bus burin the trip to Pittsburgh from which point they will be sent either into the Army or the Navy They are George Utberg Dixonville Paul p Beer Marion Center R D 1 Donald J Vite Rossiter R D 1 William A Sokoly Clymer R D 1 Stephen D Gibbons Heshbon Hyiran Lariff Clymer John H Shultz Starford William G Setree Ro GOP Head Resigns By D HAROLD OLIVER WASHINGTON Feb lerbert Brownell has notified party leaders that he intends to re ign as chairman of the Republican National Committee The resignation will be submitted rormally at a meeting of the com nittee here April 1 Brownell political associate 6f 3ov Thomas E Dewey for more han 14 years has decided to give iis whole time to practicing law n New York He has been working without alary as national chairman since he 1944 convention when he was elected to run Deweys presidential campaign He is reported to have old congressional leaders that he either had to resign to replenish his private finances or accept a salary rom the committee which he pre erred not to do Brownell 42 will continue active n politics but only as an individ ual He has said he will not man age Deweys or anyone elses cam Daign this fall What about Dewey in 1948 Brownell is known to feel that among the national party organiza ion right now John W Bricker of Ohio stands in the No 1 position for he 1948 presidential nomination How he might feel about it if Dewey is reelected to a second term as governor remains for the future iowever it is an old GOP tradition hat the party has yet to renominatc a losing presidential candidate Jewey had no comment at Albany on Brownells impending resigna ion The outgoing chairman is under stood to favor a midwesterner as us successor but he expressed no preference in talks he had here yes erday with approximately 30 con gressional leaders The choice will e made at the April 1 meeting Brownell is understood to have old party leaders that whoever ceeds him should concentrate on the congressional elections this fall and forget about 1948 He thinks Con necticut Pennsylvania Ohio Illinois and California are among the key states to watch coal mined and carpenter died in a chair in hjis home Rochester Mills R D 2 on Saturday Cause of death ssiter Clarence Shields Rochester Mills R D 1 Duane C Shearer New Florence R D 2 Henry J Brink Glen Campbell R D I James E Cessna Gipsy James L Craft Rossiter R D 1 Clarence L Ball Commodore Michael Oresik Starford Robert C Rishel Rossitcr R D 1 Clarence D Stewart Homer City R D 1 Carl D Boring Strongstown Carl W Hoover Clymcr Rudolph Bassaro Hcilwood and leader of the group Charles A Brcnnan Clymer Levi Cochran a retired was placec oner Dr attack The man had been in ill health for ing his ret He was in Canoe thew and ran by Indiana County Cor L Fleming as a heart some time sickness forc rement born on Feb 10 1887 Township a son of Mat Margaret Stiver Coch He is su vived by his widow Elsie Jane Yoi ng Cochran and a son Samuel at home A sister Mrs Laura Lee of Rochester Mills and a halfsister Mrs Elizabeth Neal of Aultman also survive Funeral services will be conduct ed in the jPine Church tomorrow at p Interment will follow in the churcp cemetery Naii Sailors Gala Sendotf Disgusts Gob PHILADELPHIA Feb Approximately 200 German sailors members j of the crew of the Nazi heavy crijiiser Prinz Eugen were to leave forjNew York today to board ships forj the Fatherland after a throng 01 friends relatives and proGcrrqans held a gala farewell Philadelphia Record said today In a paper food other delicacies and comrade ship went the spectacle aboard the ierman was as fitting a farewell jparty as any prewar bon voyage pjarty in the United Despite Navy Yard he Record said liquor flowed on the Nazi vessel Flushfaced groups of Germans and Americans raised songs in corners x x x girls lield hanis with the German sailors and conv The PI Record s wide open for the German sailors Leg sons The the Phi think I Munich thing 9 Find Hacked Baby In Dump CLEMENTON N 25 AP officers combed wooded areas near here today in starch of the torso of a big healthy baby whose two legs crudely hacked off were found in a dump Camden Co Coroner Edward C Gardner an nounced The two left cut off at the thigh the right amputaied below the from the same baby Gardner said They had been found by different persons and brought to the New Jersey State Police barracks at Berlin last Sat urday night Gardner said the infant was prob ebly between seven and twelve months old but asserted he could not estimate time of amputation jutely n reported one story as far the news as liquor their vo ces in German beer hall ersed in warm iladelphia Navy Yard the tory asserted was thrown Far frcm their detained enemy actual status of the Prinz Eugen crew members appear ed as conquering heroes or piodigal njewspaper quoted a dis charged Isailsr who was visiting a on an American ship as saying If I didnt know I was in idelphia Navy Yard Id as at Bremerhaven or in a eer hall I never saw any disgusting in my Admiral C H Cobb naval base comman iant was quoted by the Record I int and fine pen A limiting relative logged had not described by the Record there were a lot of Capt commai the Rec since botfl legs were in good con dition They had been dipped in some sort of preservative he said The coroner said identity of the child may be traced through his i ot her footprints since New Jersey keeps a master file of prints of ev ery baby born in hospitals during the last Itoo years visitors of food of its a Drunk 4fter Crash Harold Paul 24 Commodore was arrested by Slate Police of the In diana substation and lodged in the Indiana County jail on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor after his car smashed head on into a truck operated by Gilbert McHcnry of Indiana at p m Saturday at the intersection of Routes 422 and 553 eight miles east of Indiana The Paul vehicle careened into a second vehicle after hitting the truck injuring sliphtly operator John Con crby of Heilwcod He said that he had stopped at the intersection when the Paul car passed him crash eel into the truck Paul will be given a hearing to day Pauley Probe To Take New Turn Today WASHINGTON Feb 25 Senator Brewster RMe said to day he expects the hearing into Kd win W Pauleys nomination for Un dersecretary of the Navy to take on entirely new aspects Brewster is a member of the Scn Naval Committee which resumes its inquiry tomorrow He declined details except to tell a reporter that the testimony will involve Pauleys reported dealings with government departments At the same time the aMinc sen ator said the committee will be fur nished with information on requests subsequent grants or refusals permits by United Airlines William A Patterson Initeds president has been called to testify tomorrow to relate his version oi an incident brought to the commit tees attention through questions put by Senator Tobey RNH to one of last weeks witnesses Tobey asked George Killion for mer assistant and then successor to Pauley as Democratic National Com rnittce treasurer about his tele phone solicitation of Patterson in October 1944 for a contribution to the partys Campaign funds Killion said Pauley participated in the fin al words of the conversation with Patterson Under questioning by Tobey Kil lion denied that he had asked Pat terson to name seven company of ficials who would be put dovn for each He denied also thai he or Pauley had suggested to Patter son that ways could be found thru increasing company expense ac counts to reimburse the donors Juan Peron Confident Of Victory BUENOS AIRES Feb 25 Opposing political leaders expressed satisfaction today with the orderly Conduct of yesterdays presidential elections and indicated they would regard the outcome as a true ex pression of the will of the Arpen tine people Both sides voiced confidence of victory but it appeared that it might be 30 or 40 days before Arsen tina learns whether her next pres ident will be Col Juan D Peron Iron Man candidate of the Labor Party or Jose P Tamborini repre senting the Democratic Union Under Argentine law all ballot boxes must be transported to pro vincial capitals for tabulation of the vote Because of the distances in volved poor transportation and the time required to count the papci an early indication of the outcome is a ver itable landslide The tabulation eagerly not only will be in Argentina but in the outside world because of the hearing the outcome may have 01 this countrys future relations with the United States Peron was roundly denounced by the U S State Department recont ly in a Blue Book accusing him of collaborating with the Nazis Fol lowers of Tamborini on the othci hand feel that his election wouk do much to repair Argentinas strain ed with Washington and Western Hemisphere nd to look into this matter out exactly what did hap far as I know restrictions visitors only to friends or who were required to be n when they came aboard been lifted From conditions A H Graubart Los Angeles ding officer of the Ameri can ere v aboard the ship described rd story as a perversion of He said there was absol whisky on ship through were allowed to bring gifts or clothing Hits Government Regimentation The Pittsburgh Real Estate Board was told in a weekend meeting by George S Benson president of Hard ing College Searcy that gov ernment management would lower our national income by at least 50 per cent and reduce the standard relations to cement Iricndship The Argentine Army which had promised to see that the president ial voting was conducted in a fail and orderly manner emergod fron the elections with its reputation much enhanced Political observer described the elections as the mos orderly in 40 years and loaders o both major factions congratulated the army for its supervision A nationwide state of siege was 1ftcd Friday night for a period o 48 hours to permit the elections to be held under full liberty of the con stitution It was reinstated at mid night last night as a means of pre serving order while the ballots arc being counted Voting generally was described as heavy although therewcs as yet no accurate estimate of the who cast ballots Preelection csti mates placed the total number o the countrys population of 000 Leftwing Up In Belgium Added Handicap HOBBS N Mex Feb 2o J W Bowles have a housing problem all of their have taken up residence with them So far the Bowles have J bought a dog which only made the skunks angry piped ex haust fumes from a truck un der the house with smoked wall paper the only result At last reports they The Boulcs were open to sugges tions NX C Mayor Asks Murray Avert Strike NEW YORK Feb plea jy Mayor William ODwyer for help in averting a New York transit strige which would disrupt trans portation facilities used by millions daily rested today in the hands of H1O President Philip Murray The Mayor in a telegram last light asked Murray to use his pos ition and influence to avert a walkout by the CIO Transport Work ers union and said a transportation ieup in grave injury o the people of the city of New York and the cause of organized Two leaders threatened to stage the walkout any time after nidnight tomorrow unless sole col ective bargaining rights and wage ncreascs are granted ODwyer added however that we cannot and will not recognize any organization as sole and execu tive bargaining agent for all civil service He said he had advised by the Citys Corpora lion Counsel that such recognition would be a violation of state laws The damanded wage increase was viewed by ODwyer as a just Earlier Murray said he had no comment whatsoever to make con cerning the situation but in a con versation with ODwyer early last week he proftrsed Pittsburgh Deadlock Continues PITTSBURGH Feb 25 fP Public officials made eleventhhour efforts today to avert the power strike called for midnight tonight in Pittsburgh and scores of smaller industrial communities in a 50 mile area One hope for settlement rested on whether a management proposal to submit the wage dispute to arbitra tion would be acceptable to the in dependent union representing workers of the Duquesne Light Co A deadlock still existed in negoti ations sponsored by a threeman mediation board composed of Mayor David L Lawrence and state and federal representatives At overnight conferences the union reduced its wage demands to a 25 cents an hour increase for the skilled workers but stood by its previous request for a 21 cents an hour raise in basic labor rate Mayor Lawrences secretary John P Robin said the company reject ed this proposal Arbitration was proposed not only by the company but also by the Pittsburgh Chamber of Com merce and by 10 civic and religious groups A statement issued by Mayor Lawrence on behalf of himself and his associate negotiators said All three mediators vigorously insisted that the union enter into arbitration We are still hopeful that reason will prevail on both sides thus preventing the city from being paralyzed Mayor Lawrence and his cabinet met this morning prior to the re sumption of conferences aimed at settling the dispute The mayor said I called the cabinet together to prepare every instrumentality of explore the possibilities in irovcni ing a strike Murray who is in Washington had been expected to come here today presumably to discuss the matter but Lee Pressman general counsel for the CIO said neither the union chief nor any of his dep uties planned to do so The transit workers union claims to represent a majority of the tran sit employes but since other unions also represent many of them it was a matter of conjecture how many men would participate in a strike or what the exact effect of such en action would be Quill declared a TWA walkout would paralyze transit operations To meet the threat the city was mobilizing all available manpower so as to try to keep the transporta tion lines operating while the Minuicipal Disaster Control Board prepared plans for handling related matters to city looking for U and property inunUsjcity iaevent of a Sheriff Walter C Monaghan also announced preparations were being made to meet any emergency Ross Leffler head of the former Civilian Defense met with the sheriff to lay plans to make use of that organ izations disaster committee The companys basic day labor rate currently is 75 cents an hour Under the union proposal this would be increased to cents equal to the basic wage rate that settled the steel strike The union the Asso ciation of Duquesne Light Co Em ployes said it had revised its wage demands in the interests of true collective A three man mediation board consisting of Mayor Lawrence State Secertary of Labor William Chesnut See PITTSBURGH Continued on page two Churchill Threat Said To Have Been Cause of Hitler Rearmament of Germany Homer City Teacher Dies Edgar James Welch Creckside R for the past eleven years a teacher in the Junior High School at Homer City passed away in the inspired Indiana Hospital where he had Germany dcrgone an operation at p Feb 23 A graduate of Indians State Teachers College in 1901 Mr Welch taught first in South years NUERNBERG Feb 25 AP Joachin von Ribbentrops attorney told the International Military Tri bunal today an alleged prewar de claration by Winston Churciull that Britain would form a coalition of nations to destroy Germany is she should become too strong may have Adolf Hitler to rearm and to plan aggressive wars The attorneys statement was during arguments on Ribben trops request that Churchill be sum moned to testify at Nuernberg Act Township for a number of He was also engaged in the Chief British Prosecutor Max feed business in Plumvillefor Fyfe insisted that the former years He had been in failing hcultlr prime minister held no official posi since June 1945 tton at the time Ribbentrop was the He was born on January 8 German Ambassador in London in Plumville a son of the the Churchill declaration aU is and Ann Spargo Welch Ho j lewdly wus made received his elementary education in a written plea Ribbentrop as m South Mahoning Township sorted Churchill visited the Ein BRUSSELS Feb pos1 j bassy in London and told him that sibility that former Socialist Pre On 19Ut5 hf vVas England was intelligent and ex iriier Achille Van Acker may be ferriage with Carrie Belle periencd enough to get other pow Presbyterian Church ol called to form a new coalition At the time of his death he inet emerged today as returns from Ruling Elder in the yesterdays provincial elections in dicated that Leftwing parties would hold a slim one vote majority in the 167scat Belgian Senate ers on Englands side if Germany should become too On this occasion Churchill stat and had been affiliated with Lodge1 ed it was unmistakable that Eng 803 IOOF tor more than tony land would destroy Germany if Surviving him are his wiiluw become too the plea While the Rightwing Social Christ daughters Marian wife of C added Boyer of Creekside and Almeda Dr Martin Horn counsel ior Rjb Catholic party proved itself of living for the average American the strongest single party by cap by an equal Dr Benson declared the jturing 344 of the 696 nation eouncillorships it could wife of Grant Houser of Home R provincial and son Leonard of Creek not offset1 side Also surviving yre the follow was faced with a decision on whethjthe combined strength of the socinS sisters and brothers Lytiia wife bcntrop told the tribunal today that Churchills allpged declaration relayed at once by Ribbentrop to er to rely on our proved way of ialists communists and Wilson Bowser of Smicksbur 13 constitutional government or on which won 352 council seats government he add The SocialChristians won 51 out The Irinz Eugen is being stripped mament here to be used in the armed forces atomic bomb ex periment The Record said the visitors were members of Germanic societies and cultural R Myrtle wife of Harry Row of Dayton R and George ed I of 101 Senate seats decided in natjL Welch of Smicksburg Eleven Government management of inional elections last Sunday of grandchildren tlso survive dustry prevents drawing on the total brain capacity of the nation re moves competition from the field eliminates efficient management and destroys all inspiration for large in 66 senators still to be named thei Friends are being received at the provincial councillors elected yester Robinson Funeral Home Services day will choose 44 from their own will be conducted at the funeral ranks on a proportional basis whichhome at p in tomorrow Rev should assure the Leftwingcrs of one J K Boston officiating Interment seat margin i will follow in Oakland Horn asserted it is able that this statement was one the reasons that Hitler began what the ctiavged a conspiracy to war Field Marshal Wilhehn el requested that Goerins jiijht other o his lyw testily in hk L and announced haenUon of the stand ;