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   Warren Times-Mirror (Newspaper) - May 2, 1951, Warren, Pennsylvania                               THI WIATHH Lew tonight 1m middle NTs. Thursday warm with showers at night. Warren High lew 44. Sunrise sunset WARREN TIMES-MIRROR Only Many TAe M Morf et beiiiff planted te Warren gardens these will not to VOLUMc FIFTY.ONE Associated Frew PA.. MAY NEA end AP PRICE FIVE CENTS Enemy Offensive Ends in Victory for U. N. Forces CLOSED DOOR HEARING FOR PACIFIC HERO Washington. May 2 The 25 senators on the armed Mr- vices and foreign relations com- mittees have decided they won't 1st any other congress members sit in tomorrow on their closed door questioning of Gen. Douglas MacArthur about his differences with President Truman. The disclosed appeared certain to add more heat to the whole controvery boiling on Capitol Hill over the firing of Mac- Arthur trom his Far Eastern commands. Even before it became house Republican Leader Martin protesting against closed door hearings by the senate com- demanded that similar house groups conduct a public air- ing of the matter. Martin made public letter to Chairman Vinson of the house armed services committee and Chairman Kee of the house foreign affairs commit- tee.' Some Republicans are arguing that too much secrecy in the for- eign policy has led to mistakes. Senator Knowland contended that if the public and congress had known the contents of the Wedemeyer report on Kor- ea they might have prevented many Communist advances in This prepared by Uc. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer in 1947 warned that North Koreans might invade South Korea. Kept previously un- der a the re- port was given out yesterday by Chairman Russell of the senate armed services committee as preliminary to the MacAJr- ttiur hearings. Backers of MacArthur's riews om far Eastern policy promptly claimed it proved administration policy In Korea and China was wrong. The armed services with 13 and the foreign relations with are to question MacArthur tomorrow as the first witness hi a general inquiry into Far Eastern policy. the foreign relations committee also has 13 members but there is a vacancy due to the death of Senator Arthur Vanden- berg The decision by the two com- mittees to close the doors to other members of congress means that to Page Methodists to Hold Conference Here Between 200 and 300 delegates are expected to be in attendance next Monday when the spring con- ference of Jamestown District Methodist churches Is held in First Warren. One of the day's highlights will be the District Methodist Men's banquet at p. when the guest speaker will be Robert C. assistant executive sec- retary of the General Board of Lay Tenn. All lo- cal laymen of the denomination are urged to attend this dinner and are reminded reservations must be made no later than Fri- day by calling First church 1953. JL H. who is district lay will be pre- siding at the banquet which will include special music and presentation of charters to two new First church of Warren and Epworth church of Jamestown. 77-Year-OId Doctor Is American Mother of 1951 New May TT-year-old as the Lady of the Blue been selected as the mother of Dr. Mary Martin of N. was named for the honor yesterday by the American Mothers Committee of the Golden Rule an organization devoted to the welfare of mothers and children. She practices medicine with her country doctor Dr Euatice H. Sloop. Their two child-A- nn also are doctors in the same county. Informed of her she aald at appreciate it more than I can say. I feel tremendously hum- ble. My work was made possible by the wonderful help I and the type of children mountain I had to deal with. She founded Crossmore School for Underprivileged Children and has been credited with bringing good modern farming religious a hospital and dental and vo- cational instruction to Avery N. C. Her Dr. Emma Sloop the mother of three child- practices at Crossmore school. William Martin dental clinic for Her Dr. runs a charity cases. Dr. Sloop was one of 52 mo- thers nominated by committees in the 48 the District of Co- and Puerto Rico. Administration Leaders Seek New Support for Adoption of Proposed Income Tax Measure May administration hoped today to en- list new strength for Its proposed one-half of per cent state in- come tax as a result of a decision to hold a public hearing on the measure. A top Republican said a key bloc of GOP senators may relax Its opposition to the levy If details of the measure are aired pub- licly. The senate finance committee decided yesterday to sponsor a hearing Monday of Gov. John S. Fine's entire tax in- cluding the controversial individual income levy. The action came as a surprise since the administration had been adamant in its refusal to air the tax program during the stormy trip of the income levy through the house. House Republican leaders were surprised at the decision to hold a public airing but to senate-committee Seaman off en Lone Voyage to Tahiti Long Calif.. May S Roland H. a rugged throwback tor the salts of is off for Tahiti on a lone voyage in his 26-foot Ketch. And it's lone by choice. a seagoing veteran from obser- ved his 52nd birthday by sail- ing out of the harbor here yesterday bound for the South Pacific isle. He estimated the to trip will take him two months. The 130-pound sea- man converted a war surplus navy sloop and christened it For emergency use he has aboard a two-cyl- inder engine and 25 gallons of gasoline. Before he Barney disclosed he had received sev- eral offers from women who wanted to share expenses with on the trip. USNR Organized Surface Division Formally Inspected The USNR Organized Surface Division 3-68 of N. went through a formal inspection last night by a party of officers representing the commandant of the Third Naval headed by Commander Sylvanus USN. Following a complete Inspec- Commander Barker stated the Jamestown Station rates high- est of any station in the district inspected so far. Inspection of personnel resulted In a rating between very good and excellent and the materiel and to Page New Attempt in Senate to Legalize The Sale of Colored Oleo in State May 2 A new attempt got underway In the senate today to legalize the sale of colored oleomargarine In Penn- sylvania. Sens. Edward B. Kessler and Robert B. Flem- ing Introduced a new bill to replace an earlier Fleming oleo bill vhich was kill- ed by the agriculture committee. new bill was drafted to try and overcome some of the ob- jections to other bills In com- Kessler said. The Lancaster Republican waa the lone member of his party on the senate committee to approve the Fleming bill when It was re- jected by a 10 to 6 count Header said all objections raised by the committee wan con- sidered In writing the new bill. one he new bill stipulates that the In- gredients of the colored oleo must be listed on the package as Sen- ator Scarlett Sen. George B. Scarlett Is chairman of the com- which still has three other oleo bills before it As the Resales-Fleming bill was Sen. Joseph J. Yosko announced that he intended to ask the committee to discharge an oleo bill that he had introduced early In the 1951 session. He added 'that of court- to the senators presenting the new bill he would withhold action for another week to await developments. move. They pushed through the lower the governor's proposal to increase the corpor- ate net income tax from four per cent to five percent to raise an additional Chairman T. Newell Wood of the senate finance committee said invitations to Monday's hearings would be sent to business groups and labor or- ganizations. In another senate the upper chamber postponed .once again killing off legislation to give municipalities and indus- trial firms another two years to complete construction of sewage and waste treatment plants under the clean streams law. Sen. John M. Republi- can floor was joined by Gov. Fine in forecasting the drop- ping of the bill into the legislative discard. Sen. James S. Berger a co-sponsor of the also said the legislation would die in committee. He how- that the measure would have given temporary financial relief to hard-pressed municipal- ities. In the an uncertain fu- ture faced the senate-passed loy- alty oath bill because of a ne.v U S. Supreme court decision The high court ruled that the U. S. Attorney general has no right to list organizations as sub- versive unless evidence is pre sented to a court and a hearing held on the organization's princi- ples and purposes. The disputed loyalty oath bill now in the house would require all municipal and school including to take an oath that they are not members of subversive organiza- tions. Among the groups to. be invited to the tax hearings next Monday are the Pennsylvania Manufac- turers State Cham- ber of the State CIO the AFL-Pennsylvania Federation of Labor and the Rail- road Brotherhood. QUICKIES By Ken Reynolds what I found in The Times-Mirror Want WHERRY SAYS O'DWYER HAS TWO CHOICES Washington. May Senuator Wherry said today that Ambassador William O'Dwyer should either or clear of charges fired at him by the senate crime investi- gating committee. on the basis of the com- mittee's it seems to me those are the alternatives open to Wherry said of the U. S. envoy to Mexico and former may- or of New York. the senate Republican floor is not a member of the committee. Senators who are members declined any direct com- ment on whether they feel O'Dwy- er should quit as ambassador. In its report made public yes- the committee hit hard at who served as district attorney of New York's Kings County from 1940 to 1942 and as mayor from 1946 until last fall. At that time President Truman named him ambassador. The committee said O'- Dwyer nor his appointees to New York jobs any effective ac- tion against the top echelons of the murder or bookmaking It added that his ac- tions impeded promising investiga- tions of such In Mexico O'Dwyer said he had no comment this The for- mally named a new chairman- Senator O'Conor made plans to complete drafting of legislation which will be aimed at carrying out its recommenda- tions for nationwide throttling of big crime and gambling syndi- cates. The committee's report that the main house- cleaning-job must by state and local authorities. O'Conor succeeds Senator Ke- fauver as chairman. who had said he want- ed more time to devote to other senatorial duties and to his remains as a member. O'Conor told reporters that during the four remaining months of its life the committee will give first attention to writing perhaps as many as 20 bills to implement its recommendations. Ned Hoyt Police Chief Kills Two In Struggle May fluence Police Chief shot and killed two of four men who attacked him last night in front of the Dodds Hote' in near- by Confluence. State police identified the dead men as Wallace and his Donald Wayne both of the Little Somerset county community. Police gave this version of the Four men jumped Hoyt while he was returning to the police station. Hoyt broke pulled out his revolver and fired one shot in the air. The men kept coming. He fired two more shots striking the two Conways. Sgt Howard R. Stevens of the Pennsylvania State Police said the men apparently had been drinking. Earlier in the police said the elder Conway broke all the windows in his house and set fire to the structure. Firemen put out the blaze with only minor damage. BACON FOR BRITONS May hungry Britons will get a little more bacon beginning May the food ministry announced last night. From that date each ra- tion will be upped one from four to week. KAESONG V REDS BUT MAY MOVE riddled Chinese forces fell back from Seoul to the Munsan and Uijongbu 21 and 11 miles nortwest and north of the ruined capi- tal. The Reds have moved up fresh and appear to be preparing for a drive eastward toward the 8th Army communications network below Wonju and Yoju The Communists closed the Hwachon Reservoir floodgates but U. S. Navy Skyraiders blasted holes in the dam with aerial torpedoes in a spectacular attempt to stem the Red drive. By closing the gates the Chinese had hoped to lower the levels of the Pukhan and Han Rivers as a prelude to a smash across the shallow waters. Alleged Shortage of Military Hospitals Under Investigation by Army Officials By The Associated Press A reported shortage of military hospital facilities Is being Inves- tigated by the army with hope of -an agreement whereby military cases may be transferred to civilian hospitals. The probe was an army official in Los Angeles said last after disclosure pf the death of an infantry private and a serg- eant's infant son. Both had been denied immediate medical the army said. The army's Investigation followed the report from Chicago of a father smuggling his soldier-son from Ft. Leonard after the soldier complained he was not getting proper medical treatment. The army Pvt was reported im- proving from virus pneumonia at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital. At the same the command- ing general of Ft. Leonard Wood said a Kansas City soldier was not smuggled from the camp by three buddies last December and A fast moving confidence I not been refused medical 4-Mnn A A_ TTTTIl Confidence Man Is Discovered Active In the Warren Area who has been operating in towns throughout western started his operations in Warren a few days but has gotten away with very if according to Chief of Police Mike Evan this morning. The known sometimes as F. B. Evans and at other times as W. 'C. has been vic- timizing banks in Greensville and Titus- ville over the past few weeks. He appeared in Warren last Friday and has not been seen since. He is described as 36 or 37 years of five feet nine inches 170 light brown hair inclined to be fair com- plexion and full face. His trick is to appear at a bank to open a checking to Page SEEK INQUIRY IN WESTMORELAND CO. May torney General Robert E. Wood- side today considered a request to assign a deputy attorney general to Westmoreland county to inves- tigate charges of vice and corrup- tion. The request was made yester- day by members of the United Commission for Social Composed of ministers in the county. The representatives con- ferred with Woodside for two hours. TRAFFIC FATALITY May A borrowed auto collided with a trailer truck in nearby Homewc -d killing John a Pittsburgh redcap. The truck dri- Henry of point-of- -was charged with In- voluntary manslaughter. Winners Are Selected in Art Contest Sponsored by County Medical Society Announcement Is made today that winners have been selected in the art contest sponsored In Warren borough schools by the Warren County Medical Society. Four first-place prize winners re- ceive awards of with for each of those placing Senior High awards Tour Albert Kon- Albert Heubach. Junior High Their Jackie sec- Helping Doris Sharp. Fifth and Sixth Children Make Healthy Nancy fourth grade at Johnson Hands Cause Joseph sixth grade at East street honorable men- Is Important to Good James fifth grade of Lacy school. Second and Third grades- Doctor Takes Good Care of George second grade at East Is Your the Den- nis second grade at East street. treatment. The Pvt. Wil- liam is at an Armed Services Hospital at Hot suffering arthritis. In Los Col. Sidney F. commandant of Ft. MacAr- said that trouble is that military enlistments are in- creasing while medical facilities are being cut At Ft. Leonard Brig. Gen. Samuel D. said Petitt never denied medical treat- ment xxx and he did not leave the fort without Petitt's Mrs. Harry W. to Page Respites For Three Condemned to Die May John S. Fine today issued respites staying the execution of David Harold and Harry all of Bucks coun- ty and Edward Phila- from the week of May 7 to the week of July 9. The three youths were convict- ed in the slaying of William Kel- ly during a holdup in a tavern near Doylestown on Dec. 1947. Hough and David Almeida were convicted in the slaying of Cecil a Philadelphia during the holdup of a supermark- et on Jan. 1947. The governor said the respite for the Bucks county trio was nec- essary because of an appeal to the U. S. circuit court for Darcy. He said the Hough respite was necessary because Almeida's ap- peal still is pending in the U. S. district court. HOMESTEAD INQUIRY IS LAUNCHED TODAY May 2 lice Supt Harvey Scott was sum- moned today to testify before the state's investigating grand jury as the inquiry into vice and rac- kets switched from nearby Home- stead to Pittsburgh. The grand Jury returned a pre- sentment yesterday which recom- mended indictment of Burgess John J. McLean of his Constable Paul Police Chief Thomas F. Fire Chief Herman 17 policemen and more than a score of other Homestead residents. The Jury recommended Mc- Lean's indictment on charges of nfisdemeanor in office and fradu- lent conversion. Conlin was cited for misdemeanor in bribery and conspiracy. 1 Navy Torpedo Bomber Attack Rips Holes in Hwachon Reds Massing For New Assault Red May X- spring offensive has been stopped by great victory by the United Lt. Gen. James Van Fleet said a new Com- munist assault is in the making. The Allied ground commander jubilantly announced enemy has failed.'' The Reds in their battle to control the rivers which must be crossed in the next phase of their spring offensive. American naval planes skip- bombed gaping holes in the flood- gates of Hwachon reservoir and sent water rushing back into the Pukhan and Han rivers. The Reds had closed the gates tight in an ef- fort to lower these natural water barriers for an easy crossing1. As the rivers returned toward normal U. N. tank patrols rumbled out Wednesday on Red huntsl One tank force stabbed 11 miles north of Seoul to the Uijongbu area and ran into a Chinese am- bush. Tankers buttoned down their hatches and fought their way back through Red attempts to set up a road block. The present status of the Red drive was summed up by Van Fleet after a flying visit to the 10th Corps front. He have punished the Com- munist forces severely. The .en- emy has failed in the first phase of his offensive. He has paid a heavy price than casualties in nine The first part of the battle has ended in a great victory for the United Van Fleet made it clear he didn't consider this the final end of the Red offensive. Communst he have capability of hitting again as hard as before or harder. How- I am confident the results' will be the Every Red attempt In the drive so far has ended like the battle of the rivers. The Communists closed the sluice gates Monday night to lower the level of the two rivers. That would make them easier to cross. The water level dropped sharply. Skyraiders from the carrier Princeton opened the gates Tues- day. They swept in across the reservoir and skipped pound bombs into two flood gates. First reports said they use aerial tor- pedoes but later A. P. Correspond- ent Tom Bradshaw said they used bombs with special fuses to cause the greatest amount of underwater damage. One of the 18 floodgates was destroyed. A 10 foot hole was ripped in another.' Now the Reds will have to build bridges to cross the river. And their slow-working engineers will be easy targets for United Na- tions artillery and planes which blasted the drive out of the nine- day-old Communist offensive. to Page New Water Main to South Side Planned Warren Water Company an- nounced today it is asking for to be opened June for construction of an eight-inch water main across the Alle- gheny river a short distance downstream from the Hick- ory street bridge. The new main is planned to augment water service and flre protection facilities for the south side. There is one main in use across the river at the present time. The water company also Is presently replacing a two- inch line in Alexander west of Conewango for flre protection purposes. Committee Denounces Price Order on Beef May The senate agriculture com- mittee said today the govern- ment's new price control order on beef will cause severe meat famine leading to early rationing. The committee adopted a resolution calling for repeal of the order The resolution deals with a regulation issued by the office of price stabilization last Sat- urday. Effective May it im- poses price ceilings on beef sold at the com- mittee said. The resolution says the order already resulted in livestock producers rushing their cattle to market before they are finished to their best marketable Suggestions of Wedmeyer Carried Out Acheson Says BULLETDf May Secretary Acheson aald today he knew of no evidence that the crime oommtttoe's erltfdBm Ambassador Wil- liam O'Dwyer have hnrt rela- tions between the United States and Mexico. May retary of State Acheson said to- day the administration carried out the Wedemeyer recommendations on Korea with one exception. He told a news conference the exception was the creation of the military mission independent of the Korean forces Instead of the or- ganization of a Korean scout force with American officers as Lt. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer recommend- ed In a 1B47 report. The senate armed services com- mittee yesterday released the re- port Wedemeyer made on a survey of Korea and China which he un- dertook at the request of Presi- dent Truman. The report had been kept secret during the intervening period of almost four years. The delivered in Septem- warned that North Koreans might In- vade South Korea. Wedemeyer recommended var- ious policy moves. Including arms aid to South Korea and creation of a South Korean scout un- der American to guard against this threat. Acheson was asked today state the extent to which the Wedemeyer report was taken Into account in the government's de- velopment of Korean policy. He was prepared for this question with a statement of which he said the key paragraph was actions which were taken and the actions which were recom- mended In all cases coincide ex- cept for the creation of a Korean scout force with American offic- IMPALED ON FENCE May paled on an Iron fence In a fall from a roof he was James of nearby Home- died yesterday enroute to a hospital Policemen had to use hacksaws to cut the Iron spike that pinned to Jie fence. Over 350 Pupils to Participate in All- Grade School Concert and Art Exhibit The more than 350 pupils who will be participating in the all- grade school spring concert and art exhibit at Beaty Junior High School Thursday along with their teachers and supervis- extend a very cordial invita- tion to the public to enjoy their efforts. There is no charge for admis- sion to the which will get under way promptly at p. m. Parents and friends are invited to come early or remain afterward to view the art work which Joseph Spence will have displayed in the front The exhibit will represent work of students in kindergartens and through the sixth ahowlnff the type of experiences provided In the art education Indi- vidual and group and ex- amples of the media used in the elementary classrooms of Warren borough schools. Wherever pos- the child's own description will accompany the Musical numbers used hi the evening's program have all been prepared under the supervision of Howard A. with the as-. tistance of teachers In the Individ. to   

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