Lock Haven Express, May 3, 1950

Lock Haven Express

May 03, 1950

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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - May 3, 1950, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Parity Cloudy tonight and slightly milder tomorrow cloudy and mild followed by range 74 45 River stage THE LOCK HAVEN EXPRESS A man who has uncork ing good Not Only A Community Asset Est March 1882 12 Pages LOCK MAY 1950 AP Wire Servict Five Ctnlt Men s Dormitory To Be Torn Down At Local College Site Selected For Womens New Living Quarters The mens dormitory at the Teachers College will be torn down and replaced by a new building to house the women of the The General State Authority agreed to this site yesterday af ter Richard conferred with the group on this location recom mended by the board of trus Men to Be Moved The mens dormitories now stand on the east campus ex tending towards the library and When the new buildings are the men wil be moved into the present womens dormitories located on the west campus between the womens gymnasium and admin istration These quar ters were reflnished last year with new bathroom and kitchen units being installed on each Parsons said the board decided to tear down the mens which is in a dilapi dated rather than spend the added to 000 necessary to place the new dormitory on the hill at the rear of the present administration Expense Considered This site had previously been suggested for the build Irjg which will house 200 women A completestudy of the pro posed plans revealed that the expense of excavation and In stalling water tanks would not warrant placing the construc tion on this The fact thai the mens living quarters would soon require extensive repairs was also instrumental in shap ing the trustees final decision Parsons anticipates no dif ficulties in housing the male student body during the build ing Demolition of the dormitory is expected to begin in November or in During this time the men will be housed in other parts of the and in private residences in the Parsons said he hopes to secure a loca tion such as the Sperrlng Home corner of Bellefonte and Fairview and other ade quate quarters to as tem porary dormitories for the male May Shorten Term The president also said tha if the state grants permission the college is confsidering cut ting down on vacation schedules and teaching extra hours daily in order to have a semester com pleted before the demolition pro cess is The Authority gave Par sons assurance that the new buildings will be fully equipped and ready lor occupancy as soon as the construction work is com The president pointed ou that the erection of the new classroom and dormitory wil make a quadrangle of new con structions on the Thi classroom to be built on the lo adjoining the presidents resl dence will complete the fourth corner of new buildings which includes the library and audi torlum built in Classroom Plans Work on the class room will probably get started in This building will be used primarily by the students in biological and physical Provisions have also been made for extra classrooms for social studies and space for an audiovisual aids workshop as well as special clinic rooms for psychological The specifications call for a three stpry building 162 feet long and 61 feet The womens dormitories will have larger kitchen ettes on each floor as well as social and reading Parsons said all appointments for the buildings have been Fire Protection As additional fire protection for the students in dormitories and the fire towers will be extended to the third floor at rear of the build This work will get started Other plans for making the college a modern workable phy sical plant rearranging the infirmary and nurses quar ters in the administration build ing a more convenient loca Parsons also said the heating plant may have to be enlarged adequately to heat the new Graduates Get June Bids Letters Invite To Big 75th Doings Lock Haven High School graduates found in their mail yesterday letter Invitations to share in the Big 75th celebra here In Years may dim our recollec time Its change may bring still thy name in fond evermore we was the sentimental little reminder to the readers that all are graduates of the Lock Haven High School which is celebrating its diamond The time schedule for the celebration was presented as fol lows June 1 and the alumni play The Man Who Came To at in the Senior High School auditorium with a cast of 40 characters drawn from classes 1918 to 1950 June the historical exhibit of the Lock Haven High School with mementoes in the Junior High School gymnasium and the Senior High School June the banquet at th Masonic with John Dickey of Dartmouth College class of as speaker anc Major Hall clas of as A dance that same evening will be held in the Senior High School gym The along with their invitation to attend and enjoy these various anniversary activities also invited to join the Alumni Association at a to help swell the Agnes Rellly Scholarship boost ing it from its present to If Missouri Officers Reduced in Numbers key officers on the battleship Missouri have been punished b reduction in numbers for the grounding of the ship in Chesa peake Bay the Navy an nounced William o the Mights Mos former commanding officer was reduced 250 John o the ships for mer operation was re duced 100 Frank Morris of New forme was reduced 35 Ericksons Gambling Headquarters Raided NEW AP The dis trict attorney swooped down on the Park Avenue office of mil liondollar gambler Frank Brick son yesterday and carted away a truckload of alleged betting The raid was the direct result of Ericksons admission before a Senate committee Friday that he runs a lawbreaking a year national bookie business in New Smathers Wins 3ver Pepper in Florida Election Winner Never Headed Ferguson to Oppose Taft in Ohio Race By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senator Claude Flor da New Dealer who went down the line for nearly all of the presidents Fair Deal has lost his bid for another term after 14 years of devotion to causes he cherished as George Smathers de feated Pepper by a solid margin in yesterdays Smath calls himself a middjeof theroad When of the states precincts had been heard the unofficial count was for Smathers to for Pepper conceded at EST today and congratulated his Smathers never was headed in the Only Nominated Peppers term ends next Smathers was only but the Demo cratic nomination in is equivalent to election as Demo crats outnumber Republicans by better than 15 to National interest in the Florida primary far over shadowed that in the primaries held in three other states yes Alabama and In In Joseph Fergu state claimed vic tory In a sevencandidate race for the Democratic senatorial nomination to oppose Republi Senator Taft next States Righters Lead In other primaries incomplete returns showed about half the returns Rebel States Right ers were nearly even with Dem ocratic regulars in their fight for control of the state party The contest was over 72 places on the state Democratic executive commit The national led by Senators Hill and Sparkman worked to wrest control of the committee from the group that led the state away from the Truman ticket in 1948 on the civil rights Ferguson Leads in Ohio Auditor Joseph Ferguson had a good lead over his closest opponent in the con test for the Democratic Senate The winner will oppose who was ui opposed for renomi in r November elec Republicans chose state Treas urer Don Ebrlght as their candidate for Ohio He will face Democratic Frank Lausche In 11 House members apparently were re including Cecil and Rep Charles who was GOP floor leader In the Republican controlled 80th In Virginia Edward Newport News won a special elec tion to fill out the remainder of the term of the late Otis Bland Robeson Is head of the Virginia Association of Man 4 Village Owner Dies W coowner and man ager of the nationallyknowr Village restaurant of Lancaster died Lie to Confer With Calls for Council Session Nations SecretaryGeneral Trygve Lie announced today he will fly to Moscow May 10 to try to per suade Russia to agree to a meet ing of world leaders with the Sequrlty Council aimed at end ing the cold war and averting a global In an obvious reference to for mer President Herbert Hoov ers proposal to reorganize the without Russia and her Lie denounced any at tempt to split the world perma nently into two An nouncing his plans to a news conference he said When the United Nations WM established ii San Fran clspo it was created as an or ganlzation for the entire it Is to split the world permanently into two That road will harden ing conditions in the cre ate hew perpetuate and accelerate the armaments make economic warfare perm anent condemn all the poor and hungry in many parts of the worjd to remain poor and bring the propa ganda war and its accompany ing hysteria to new depts of intellectual and moral degrada and destroy the chance for agreement on control of atomic There is only one possible end to that or later a third world The other road is the1 United That road leads away from a third world war instead of towards Lie told the reporters he hopes to see Prime Minister Stalin and place before him the secretary generals plan to have the U N Security Council meet with heads of states and with cabi net members of all The most critical situation since 1945 has developed this he Not only for United Nations buttof the future of the world We are at the Dilworth Plans Visit to County May 10 Democrats Arranging For Reception and Radio Address Here Richardson Phila delphia attorney and candidate for will carry his cam paign into Clinton County next May Arrange ments for his reception are be ing directed by Richard Hart county chairman of the Democratic city treasurer of will meet with county Democratic leaders in Haven at 8 at City He will make a special countywide radio address over the local station at Hartzell announced that 128 county Democratic candi dates i n c 1 u d i ng committee men and have been sent invitations to attend he The county chair man also extended welcome to voters to attend the reception where the partys contentant for the governorship will answer questions on his platform and He is particularly anxious to meet with representatives of industry and Hartzell At Renovo Earlier Dilworth earlier in the day will visit Galeton and Renovo He is due in the railroad bor ough at where he wil talk with shop employes at th bridge leading over the tracks from the repair He wil meet with upcounty Demo cratic leaders later at the Bor ough Accompanied by Dilworth and his the candidates will drive to Lock Haven where he will have He will also spend the night here before pro ceeding to State College the next Hartzell presided at a Monday night meeting where plans for Dilworths recep tion in the county were formu The following reception committee has been named chairman Eliza beth Grace Fitzpatrick Lewis and Charles all of Lock Ha ven Lillian Gerald Mary Mar garet Frank Gyurina William Dr John William Longe Laura Cyril Wil liam John Kenney Gilbert Johnson and Charles all of Also Chauncey Royer Loganton Carl Kephart am Esther and Charles Arrangements Committee The committee in charge o arrangements is headed b1 Robert Mill Serv ing under Corter are Graci Fitzpatrick and Lydia Forsht Lock Haven Esther Kephart Avis Jessie Beech Creek and Lillian Curran Gladys Margare all of A labor headed bj Harry consist of Monte John Corter and Edward Mill Hall Wilbur Lock Haven Enloe McCracken and Coyle Avis Ortan Chapman Flemington Harold Slack Frank Goetz and Grotz James Hanna heads a com mittee of students all from tin Teachers They are Ed ward Santo Bonselio William James Cont and Richard Publicity will be directed bj James Curran of Renovo whos committee arc Henrietta F Carmptta Rathgeber Lock Haven Philip England Renovo and Helen Chapman Background of UE Leaders Investigated By Union Women Seeking Information Tom Wilt Named at Woolrich Wilt connected with the Postoffla Department for 17 years ha been named acting postmaste at Woolrich to succeed Mrs Mabel who Is retiring because of ill Johnston has been post mistress of the local postofflce since May Wilt ha served as a postal inspector in various divisions of the depart including Mass and New and has been clerk at the Woolrich office fo a number of The post carried an annua salary of until 1948 bu postofflce officials said they be lieved this figure has since beer Examining Information They Got in Washington Miriam and Agnes employees of the Mill Hall Syl vania Corporation are looking over the information they received in Washing ton last week when they set off to get in formation on the truth of Communist infil tration in the United Radio and Machine Workers The material they brought back includes a which appears in the by which Congressman Robert Rich intro duced them to Baumgardner of the Fed era Bureau of They are look ing at photostats of the minutes of a meet ing of District 4 Executive Board of the at showing actions taken to vote support and funds for Communistic or ganizations and Other material on the desk before them incudes published testimony of hearings be fore the House UnAmerican Activities Com proceedings of the CIO convention in Cleveland last when the UE was ex and photostats of checks given by a UE local to Communist front Marie Myers Denies She Said Communist Leaders Dont Matter denial that she said she didnt care whether the leaders of UE were Communist or not was made yesterday by Marie business agent of Local of the Mill Hall Sylvania This statement was attributed to her by Miriam Hart man and Agnes former members of the who obtained data on the in vestigation of UE national lead ers by congressional commit tees probing Communist activi ties in labor and presented it to Doyle and Edward vice of the local and George a district official of the They said when they showed their material to the union leaders they brushed it Telephoning The Express yes after publication of an article based on an interview with Hartman and Myers stated that my character is as good as The only reference to Myers in the article was the statement that she was in the group to which the two Sylvania workers had taken their infor mation and that they quoted her as saying that it made no difference whether the top lead ers of the union were Commu nists or A communication from the received this morning makes the folowing rejoinder to the statements made in yes terdays article in The The Lock Haven Express opened its pages yesterday to a vicious story from two Sylvania workers whose main stated pur pose is to break up our union at The Express saw flt to avoid even the most elemen tary of good journalistic calling us to check their infor mation or to verify the truth or falsity of the This fits in with the long campaign of The Express to aid the Sylvania Company in anyway from the employees and our union which has done so much for Lock Ha new scare story is another attempt to divide our membership at a time when we are in a fight with the Sylvania Company to protect our con wages and working con We have had enough experi ence with these two union wreckers to know they will not hesitate to tell brazen falsehoods when it suits their They have been ready and anxious through the years the UE has represented us to accept all the wage vacation and paid holiday benefits and other gains we Yet now they try to destroy that same union which won this for We Sylvania workers know our Weve belonged and worked with it for many and know how it It is run by the rank and file mem bership and for the benefit of the Most of the information they have been trying to impress our community and plant with was fabricated by Parnell who is now serving time in a federal penitentiary for de frauding the government of the United and who is an avowed enemy of decent union Aware of this fact they try to pass off their rubbish as hav ing been given them by the The UE Washington office was in contact with the FBI and has been informed by that gov ernment agency that no such information was released to these two or anyone Further as Is commonly the president of the United States has issued a Di rective Order which forbids even congressmen or senators from access to such Tills garbage which is being peddled is of a stripe with the current mania for calling people reds to divert them from the real issues which confront the In our the real issue is the preservation of the wages and working conditions at Syl and we dont intend to let anything divide us from achieving that UE Is an American union and of Us It has in creased the wages of Sylvania workers by a It has brought us decent paid protection of the older worker on his and her This is what we are fighting to protect UE has helped all of It has meant increased purchasing power to the entire It has brought more of the good things our rich land can pro vide for Americans into our American It has meant better clothes and more food for dur American Thats the UE record of Its a far cry from the wages of 40c and 45c an hour we used to get at Sylvania and no job protection or paid holidays to UE helped us fight our way up to an American standard of Committee Set Up On Larch Protest AP A selfdescribed committee for ac ademic freedom in Pennsylvania has called a mass meeting for Friday here to protest the dis missal of Lee Lorch by Penn State The committee is under the leadership of Rotan a Negro alumnus of Penn state and a Philadelphia Lorah was dismissed as a mathematics professor at Penn The committee contends it was because he permitted a Ne gro couple to occupy his apart ment at Stuyvestant Town in New York that Lorch was The college has said that Lorch was not retained on the staff because his oneyear contract had Taylor Invited to Ride tor Glen Taylor of who bolted the Democrats in 1948 to run for vice president on the Henry Wallace has been invited to ride President Tru mans special train through Political Woundup Kunkel Asks Duff About Personal Financial Affairs By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS John Kunkel asked James Duff a series of questions about Duffs personal financial affairs in the Duff replied Kunkels ques tions were merely a repetition of the same charges that for mer Senator Joseph Guffey made against himself and Senator Mar tin in the 1946 Duff said in campaign speeches at Bradford and To wanda that the GOP faction headed by Joseph Grundy opposed his candidacy for the Senate because he would not take Duff also criti cized Jay Cooke for claiming to be an independent candidate for Cooke in at Philadelphia lashed out at Duff lor replacing six trustees at the Shamokin State Hospital and for declar ing that the Pittsburgh city im provement plan will be scrapped If Cooke Is elected Cooke also released a state ment by Henry North umberland County chairman terming Duff A little Napoleon with the heart of a Larks Wilson Lark was one of the trustees They are supporting Cookes candidacy John Fine at Towanda ap pealed for support on the ground that the DuffFine ticket is a dosomething1 Richardson Demo cratic organization candidate fJr said at Meadvllle that the GOP is trying to kil the State Milk Control ulaw by making Its regulations toe Emspak Records Revealed In Pamphlet We never understood exactly what was behind the split be tween the UE and the CIO and thats one of the things we wanted to find out in Washing said Miriam Hart man and Agnes Pringle of the Mill Hall Sylvania plant in an Interview with The Express this The two went to Washington to get some facts last because they were be wildered by the charges of Com munism flying back and forth between members of two rival unions at the Mill Hall People from the IUECIO were telling us that ihe UE had Communist leaders and our UE officers were saying the Com mies were in the We didnt know what to with so much Hartman They made up their at Wednesday of last to go and see what they could learn in Washington from the Congressional Committee reports on investigations of Communistic activity In the They spent 24 crowded hours collecting information and gov ernment publications which they have been studying since their Texts of Testimony Among the documents they obtained are copies of the Hearings Regarding Commu nist Infiltration of Labor in two giving testimony presented to the Committee on UnAmerican Ac tivities of the House of Repre relating to Local United Radio and Machine Workers of They also obtained a report on the UE published after hear ngs by a subcommittee of the House Committee on Education and and the testimony of Edgar director of the Iederal Bureau of Investiga ion on bills offered to Congress n 1947 to curb or outlaw the ommunlst party in the United They also obtained copies of he proceedings of the CIO con rention in Cleveland October 31 and November during which he UE was expelled from the Cleveland Meetings Rae secretary of the Sylvania was named a delegate to the Cleveland con which was held in the ubllc Auditorium Members of the local union itate that the published pro ceedings were not made avail able to local members of the They did have reports of the earlier convention of the UE it where the Mill Hall local was represented by Harris Confer and Harry Pow president and vice president of the That meeting also was held in Cleveland on Sep tember 19 to It was that neeting which reelected Albert Fitzgerald and a group including Secretary Treasurer Julius Emspak and Drganization Director James who were accused by the IO of being Communists or ommunist Confer and it was re vealed after their voted for Fitzgerald and his cocandi dates at the Cleveland conven At the September meeting of the UE they attended in as reported In The Express at the the con vention voted to withhold its per capita dues from the CIO unless the CIO would cease its criticism of UE officers as Com munists and quit raiding the On September in an edi The Express called atten tion to the importance of free Ing the UE from Communist in fluence and and urged its membership to take action to shake off the Commu nist Matles and Emspak Pringle and Hart on their trip to Washing were especially interested in the statements of Matles and Emspak before the congressional investigating since they were the principal UE lead ers against whom Communist charges had been In the appendix of Part I of the transcript of hearings before the UnAmerican Activities on August and they found the follow ing report on UK director of organization Since his retirement from ihr armed forces in Page Col ;