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   Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 12, 1948, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                1 SiY Partly and Thursday and one WIN YOUR WINGS S1XTYSECOND YEAR NUMBER AUCiUST 1048 Tyrone 2 Bellwood 4041 YOUTH FATALLY HURT POUR CENTS A CON CRASH Roy Carper Killed 4 Others Injured As Autos Collide ITSY BUSY 1 HOUR OLD Clair of 1505 Blair was Injured fatally and four other youths were one in an accident near Fuoss two miles south of Tyrone early this The patients in the Al toona hospital are James of Spruce laceration of forehead and possible fracture of the He unconscious this Jack of Pennsylva nia internal chest In Harry of 21st la cerations of the Charles of a possible fracture of the left shoul I Carper was pronounced dead oclock this morning at the Ai hospital He suf fered internal and fractures of the skull and A second accident occurred al imost at the same time about 750 wards south of the first Two both traveling toward Altoona hit No one was Five youths in the one car Jack Stroup and Max both Blair avenue and Calvin Noel 01 VVashington Bill Miyers ot and a Mullins youth Ervom A couple fromIn diana couinty and their re turning from a 4H club meeting in State College were In the second V The two carloads of youths head yd left Tyrone The uninjured group was naware of the fatal accident for ometime after the Andrew Petyak and Dean Indemuth of Ant Hills declined to comment in how the accident happened until louck is able to Houck was traveling alone toward Please Turn to Page Six FORHESTAL CALLS FOR NATIONWIDE CIVIL DEFENSE PLAN WASHINGTON Ii2 Secretary of Defense iForrestal to day considered an overall civilian defense plan submlttd by Russell chairman of the office of civil defense who is on leave from his job as president of the Northweist ern Bell Telephone presented tentative civil defense setup to Fbrrestal while his staff was still working on a for mal Hopleys nationwide plan was drawn up after various subcom mittees in his office conducted panel discussions on all anticipated phases of civil defense ini the event of an Details of the plan have not yet been The composed of civil and military experts in eacli worked both from their own knowledge of the problems to be faced and on the advice given them by witnesses who were called to Washington from all parts of the country An effort was made to integrate all conflicting views into tflie over all A civil defense spokesman said ifc hoped that the errors of the last war could be avoidecirHeltsted some of these as lack of national lack of overall auth ority of matters nob directly connected with The spokesman said that all sub please Turn to Page Two Thousands View Parade As Firemen of District i Close 3Day Convention JUST AN HOUR offspring of Romeo and elephant favorites at Romes takes his first bottle from the zoo veterin Hes said to be first elephant born in Europe in 70 and bis parents are losing their star billing to International Farm Leader Warns Consumers To Curtail Meat Purchases Or Face Even Higher Prices A gigantic parade of volunteer firemen with their fire fighting equipment and marching in step to the martial music of a score or more of bands and drum corps climaxed the 56th annual conven tion of the Central District Volun teer Firemens Association conven tion here The final events of the threeday the drum corps and drill team contests at Gray Mem orial Field this afternoon will con clude one of the most successful and biggest conventions in the his tory of the Thousands of persons all parts of central Pennsylvania lined the streets to view the colorful spectacle which represented nearly million dollars in fire uni forms and by General chief the parade formed on Columbia avenue and marched to Lincoln to 14th thence to West Tenth an Logan avenue where the marcher disbanded on North and South Lo gan and Park PARADE NOTES The biggest and grandest parade in the history of the association was the opinion expressed by past vice and James past presi of We hope we can duplicate this over home next High school bands predominated in the musical organizations in the line of while drum corps came The bands that gave tne folks a big thrill were the American Legion band of National Am erican Legion and the 116piece school band from Pat Both organizations got a big The little neighboring town of Al exandria had in the parade its new marked The Nylon Hose fire It also took first prize to Logan to 16th I for having the oldest piece of fire to avenue an old hand drawn hand pump with wooden tank and small The apparatus is over 100 years The Claysburg Darktown Fire Loyalty Check On IES AT 16TH ST HOME Minnie wife of died this at oclock at her home 519 West Sixteenth She was born at De mber daughter of Elijah id Mary Colabine She is married in Tyrone September 1895 to David She is survived by her husband d thes children Clair Turn Robert Joseph Helen Raymond Karl all of Tyrone Howard She is survived by 20 grandchildren nine great She s preceded in death by five child Meredith was a member of First Presbyterian the sbyterlan Chapel Sunday Tyrone chapter of the Order of Eastern he Lady Viola Re Lodge and the Auxiliary of Tyrone American funeral services will be held at home on Saturday afternoon at Friends may call 7 ck MARGARET WERTZ DIES IN A1TOONA HOSPITAL Margaret Catherine Wertz died at the Altoona Hospital Wed nesday a week after she had been admitted suffering with injuries she received in a fall on the stairs at her 1709 Columbia Xrays disclosed she had suffered dislocated vertebrae and fractured Margaret McFarland was born in Snyder Township October 1862 the daughter of Samuel and Mary Maher pioneer residents of On October 1889 she married James Wertz died June She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Tyrone and of Excelsior Lodge 219 Ladies Auxiliary to the B of R She is survived by three brothers and three sisters McFarland of Kane James McFarland of Cherry Tree Edward McFarland of Wilkinsburg Ella Shellen berger of Anna Bryan of and Wibur of Wash ington The body may be viewed at the home after 7 oclock Thursday even Funeral services will be held at the home Saturday afternoon at 2 The Anderson will Burial wil be in Grand view By Allan Kline American Farm Bureau Federation less consumers curtail their buying rather meat may reach still higher prices as we approach the low point in meat supplies late this summer br early Thats not a pleasant prospect for consumers or for like everybody else were caught in an inflation not of their own not even the likes to pay present prices for pork chops and beef The short corn crop of on top of the geieral inflation of our accentuated the shortage of meat and consequently higjh prices in Even with the short corn we could have produced more meat by substituting halfamillion bush els of fronr the1 largest crop ever harvested for the corn that we But the wheat was not available because it had been shipped to for eign nations to stave off Now we must wait until we can Please Turn to Page Two SENATORS TO URGE TIGHTEN CHECK ON AIDES LOYALTY 12 INS The staff of the Ferguson senate in vestigating committee is preparing A strongly urging a tightning of the loyalty check on government He said the report will be based largely on the committes recent hearings on Elizabeth admitted Communist and her charges against William Rem ington and other present and form er government GROUP DRAFTS DRAB REPORT ON YEARS ACTIVITIES LAFE 12 Security Council of the United Nations met in closed sess ion today to consider its annual re port to the General Assembly in expectation of adjournment The parade replete with highly polished neatly uniformed drum corps and marching darktown fire companies time steam fire engines al shined up and competing for the which was offered as prizes by the Tyrone convention comm The parade was viewed by judges from a large stand in of the The competition in sections was keen and the judges following the into a and determine the winners of the var ious The winners of the prizes in the parade were announced this after noon by the The winners Best appearing motor driven trple combination Fame Fire Chest er Alpha of State Best appearing motor driven hook and ladder City Hook and Best appearing motor driven Please Turn to Page Two In sharp contrast to the report prepared for the 58nation body by Secretary General Trygve Lie in which he advocates speedy sett lement of the German peace treaty and foreshadows its inclusion on VFW AUXILIARY SENDS GIFTS TO VET HOSPITAL Miss Bentley charged in testimonvthe 1949 working program at Lake Local Taxes in p Ten Fold in 50 Years before the Senate committee that now on leave from Commerce gave her se cret Communist party the The committee source predicted that the report will call for a change In the present loyalty check which applies the same standards to low level jobs as to sensitive po sitions in which the jobholder has access to confidential He said the committee probably will recommend stringent loy alty standards for holders of sen sitive while retaining the pre he government reported today state and local have ten fold since the gay ninety 5 of nickel free lunches Jow ie census Jn 8 historical nee showed thst state local per person have i from in 1890 to in ie bureau adds that most of the ease before war For example the per ta amount was compared in 193 and only in id all this the bureaus jened despite ing since the a population The most remarkable tax according to the was a very minor change between 193 1946 in property In property taxes which the bureau described as the traditional mator stay of local governments actually declined from per in 1932 to in Thoses more than tripled in yieW per climbing from in 932 to 47 in In the way of federal aid to state and local the report shows it was about 800 million dol lars in 1945 and 1946 pompared to less than 10 million fore the firsf Turn to page sent standards for the ordinary job He added that the committee al so is considering a recommendatioi that jobholders with access to confjr dential information be suspended soon1 as the FBI check on them is ESTATE SHORT IN CASH STRONG IN SENTIMENT The estate was modest but the ment wag wealthy in the will of the late pdward Pittsburgh Tabor left his wife a Written Jn hand were these nota tions with the wish that I had a thousand times more to give her as proof of my gratitude to lovely mother of our three lovely Security Council re port is expected to be largely a routine account of 1948 With effective action by the Council stymied on major world iss ues through Jack of enforcement teeth and the bitter colfnict be tween the Soviet bloc and western there is little the delegates can offer either as recommendation or suggestion after the heaviest year of work on The two bright spots in the an aual accounting to the Assembly will be the Palestine truce and the suspension of hostilities achieved by the SecurityCouncil between the Netherlands and Indonesian Although the truce in moth areas at present is shaky and could ex plode at any the council nevertheless Jays claim to a major accomplishment in both A black eye which the Council can hardly disguise in its is Please Turn to Page Two Ladies of Ander sonDenny met Monday evening in the post with the Hilda A letter was read from Blanche hospital Gifts were sent to the veterans hospital Announcement was Viade of the appointment of Kath ryn Matz as Department deputy chief of District officers will meet at the post rooms August 15 The Auxiliary will meet Septem ber Il at 8 winners of first prize in that had an old 1919 Ford still in good running rigged up with the necessary equip Second prize this cate gory went to Osceola this outfit having quite a time extin guishing a blaze in front of the judges The Osceola Mills boys had their truck prominently Please Turn to Page Two FLORENCE wife of Harry suspended head of price and distribution division at General MacArthurs head quarters in holds their 6 monthold son Chad at Los An Alber is under suspension without pay pending a loyalty STATE APPROVES BONDS FOR 8EUWOOD RESERVOIR 12 bond issue by the Wash ington county housing authority to assist in financing a housing pro iect today had the approval of the Department of Internal The Department also announced approval of a bond issue by harpsburg Allegheny for improving municipal vater and light plants and a 000 issue by Bellwood Blair for erecting a borough build ng and improving and repairing its eservoir and water EXPLOSION WRECKS PUMPING STATION NEAR JERUSALEM TEL A water pumping station at 15 miles west of was blown up and partly demolished to day by two Albert had a harrow escape from the The blasts were believed set off by time bombs placed at the pump ing The explosions occurred just as a party of United Nations headed by approached to check the condition of the pump ing The check was being carried out before a crew of Jewish repairmen were to go to work on the station to renew the flow of water to Jerusal em for the first time in over three Please Turn to Page Two SPY PB03ERS TO GALL MORE AIDES FOR QUIZ 12 The House unAmerican Activities Committee announced today that many persons high up in the gov ernment will be called to testify in the Communist spy investiga Chairman Thomas R said witnesses will include officials whose names have not yet been mentioned in the sensational testimony about Soviet espionage in wartime Wash Thomas asserted also that the in vestigation will continue until we get at the rootof the The committee chairman announ ced that Mikhail Samarin and his fugitive Russian school will be questioned afc a closeddoor meetingof the com 12 Mundt R declared to day that Soviet authorities offered Elizabeth wartime spy a trip to Moscow when they became suspicious of her Mundt said that Soviet agents held out as a lure the promise of a formal reception at which she would receive a Russian possibly from Premier Stalin for hep tservices to the The Congressman added that the Please Turn to rage Two B U L L E TI N S MOSCOW Ambassador Walter Bedeli Smith went to the Kremlin late today to talk with Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov on the German The British and French envoys were expected join him at the TOPEKA Five men were killed and two others injured seriously to day when a fourmotored Air Force plane crashed and burned at the Topeka Air Force BERLIN Russian occupation forces are believed today to be plan ning a tightening of the communi cations blockade of Berlin by cut ting telephone and telegraph TUCKER MUM ON REPORT OF HOWARD HUOHES DEAL cago automobile manufacturer ston Tucker refused to deny or firm a report today that Howard Hughes may buy into the auto por told of the clared I dont think I can comment either Ill admit certain deals Confirmed March for are Bui I wont deny or the same Weve marched affirm that Howard Hughes is ing 10 BANDITS STEAL IN CASH AT HAVANA BANK Cuban authorities engaged in a wide search today for IQ bandits who seized most yesterday in Havanas largest bank The loot was seized from a branch of the Royal Bank of Canada on Havanas famed Prado Just shortly after the normal ing Two men wearing bogus police uniforms entered as the bank itor was allowing a jate depositor to The djsgujsed bandits were armed with and They took from a vault which the bank manager was forced to open scooped up another from teller Roads Into and PUt of Havana were blocked as soon as the robbery became known and police scr ized all automobile The bandits made their get away in two cars which waited close to the bank with motors NO one was The branch bank Jtself had no private police or burglar alarm with which to the DEWEY PLANS AGGRESSIVE FIGHT IN 48 CAMPAIGN Thomas Dewey served notice on the Democratic and Progressive today that he plans a free swinging campaign for the White House with no holds The GOP presidential whose 1944 campaign attacks wer frequently tempered by the war time made it clear tha he will not pull punches in his re ference to the In his first public speech since h retired to his Pawling farm fiv weeks Dewey told 125 mem bers of the executive committee o the Young Republican National Fed eratlon that the Democratic Party had degenerated and that the Wallace Party had corrupted the worjd Dewey urged the Young cans to serve the GOP aggressively and promising them a major voice in a Republican national admlnis There is danger he said that once in power will degenerate as has the Democratic There jg danger of growing fat n office and of turning to easy remedies and quack solutions such as hve dominated the thinking the present Young he can kepp the GOP vigorous and ward adding I would use the word progressive had pot the word been Tt was a fine old American word be fore Jt has now been Please Turn ta Page Two BALANCE 12 Treasury balance JQ Internal Customs DIXIE DEMOCRATS DECLARE WAR ON POLITICAL PARTIES 12 Dixies new the States Rights was formally launched today with Strom Thur mond of South as presi dential candidate and Field ing Wright of Mississippi as the vice presidential Every state of the solid including President Trumans home border state of was rep resented at last nights session the nominations were formally of fered by Democrats of Alabama and South The Sam Houston coliseum which seats persons was about half filled during the cere it was in the same coliseum that Al Smith was nominated as the Democratic Partys presidential candidate in Please Turn to Page Two EAST collti sion of two Pennsylvania Railroad freight trains at four miles from East caused damages estimated in excess of and injured one The casualty was not identified im but his condition was re ported to be WASHINGTON President Tru man today again scored Congress for failing ta act on his 11point legislative The indicted Congress for failure to act on a great majority of the Presidential legislative TRAINS COLLIDE HEAOON 19 PASSENGERS INJURED 12 Illinois Terminal Railroad officials ordered an investigation today into the headon collision of a passenger and a freight train north of I4n coln in which 19 persons were in Four of the injured were reported in serious Sixteen per sons were Authorities said the accident was believed to have been caused by a confusion of orders on the single track railroad which is Pair At Sea in Amphibious Jeep On Round World Tour 13 An adventurous major and his American wife and headed for the Azores today aboard an amphibious jeep on tha first leg of a round the world The Benjamin pa of Australia his wife Eleanor of were sighted by destroyers 4go miles off Atlantic The pair intend to travel around the world in their versatile using it on both land and Parlin yesterday told the Destroyer that and hailed his strange craft that he his wife had ample fuel and prpvisions and were on heir way to the The a part of lie astride the Gulf stream thirds of the way across the The Oariins sailed from send Saturday eo their projected world tour after three fafee The pjan to go the to North then motor the Mediterranean poast The carlins then plan to their way to then make an across the pacific to Honolulu San from there plan to drive to The CarJins are financing trip by testing   

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