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Amarillo Daily Panhandle (Newspaper) - February 6, 1947, Amarillo, Texas SAME OLD STORY President Warns of Danger in Lowering U. S. Guard Before Peace Is Guaranteed One Sugar Stamp Good For 10 Pounds April I WASHINGTON. Feb. 5 The Oilice of Temporarv Controls announced today It will make 10 pounds of the 1947 sugar ration available loi householders on April 1 using a single stamp. «fl'"»iLstration branch of OTC said sugar stamp numbfr 53. currently valid for five pounds of .siigar. will exnire ;d midnight. .March 31, one month  -  — Teacher Slain UN Police Unit Needed As Pupils Watch First, Congress Hears ^VT <4 1^111 #'\Lrl.« er / rrtx m ^    r«-« ^ ^ ^ earlier than originally announced. OPA al.so .said there will be no special sugar allotment for home canning this year. An official of the agency told reporters that the revision of coupon validity dates will help OI‘A carry failure to fix the eximation date of the new ration coupon to be validated April 1. After that date, all coupons validated will be good for 10 pounds of sugar each. Change .Avoids Confusion OPA said it is necessary to ter- out provisions of any new ration *    7    oeetssaiy    lo    rer- increa.se which may be ordered for orde^ to^-md^^the con.sumers during the year. More Sugar Predicted Secretary Anderson has announced that sugar imports may be to avoid the “serious trade problem of handling both five and 10 pound stamps at the same time.” As only four stamps will remain in the sugar ration books after sufficient to allow' an extra 10 .stamp .53 i.s used OPA snid flip The"*total'^ aHotmlnt fo*^    stamps at the rate Tne total allotment for this use of five Doiinds eai*h nrA tmt orir» me ITd    consumers witli ning for eLh^pirson    Therefore, the person.    agency    said    the    value of the stamps OPA said It “seems fairly certain” is being doubled to avoid the print-there will be more sugar this year, ing and distribution of new ration but gave uncertainty over the size books. of the increase as the reason for (See sugar story on Page3) M.ADII.L. Okla.. Feb. .5 f/f>|—In the presence of several of her first grade pupils. Mrs. .lessie l.aird. 40 years old, teacher at the Cam-rose Klenientary School here, was shot to death In her classroom toilay. Sheriff .loe Kverett saiil Mrs. Laird’s estranged luishand. Lllis Laird, (!0, shot her and then turned the gun upon himself, inflicting a fatal wound, lie died about .10 minutes later. The shoitting occurred during the noon recess, when most of the 40 pupils In the class were at lunch. .About five were In the room when Laird entered. Mrs. Laird filed suit for divorce six weeks ago, the sheriff said, and recently obtained a temporary injunction to restrain her husband from molesting her. The sheriff said the children present were too young to give a coherent account of the shooting. DEATH IS AFFIRMED AUSTIN, Feb. 5 1/1')—The court of criminal appeals today affirmed the death sentence a.ssessed Huey Wilson, negro, charged with the rape of a Houston housewife May 8. 1946. \V ASllINtrTON. Pel). .“>    {Al‘)—I>re.si<leni Truman told (.ongress today that ha.sty di.sarniament vvoiild be dangerous, lie .said the nations of (he world “ean safely lav aside their arms only insofar as thrir securitv i.s nroteeted by other means.” of .«„•'•liir/sss?« :r policy or cli.Mirmainom    ^' ■ ‘'iciun of the Stare ,    liip.otmcnt ,s rc( i])r<K al trade trep*./ in contr.a.st to Ku.s.simi demands program, Tlu , program r aimed :,i loi a diiaat and .specific attack on promoting mtcrnatioi.al trade me disarmament problem by iLsell, through reducing tanfi, • the emerging American view i.s that Tlic PrcsidctU ..poke favorablv nf .'solved as virtually all United Natiorrs ac-otner United Nations measures are tivities. He .said, liowevnr that the taken to pre.serve peace and pre- progress of the Security Councils HI    niilitary .staff committee toward nils at Ir.ide ( rities    organi/;.tloii of armed forre« to pre- In tne last analysis,” Mr. Tru- vent aggresMon had bt rn ' di.sap-man wrote in hl.s reixtrt. “eontrol poinlmgly slow” and reduction of armanuiits can be effective only .so far as genuine (’OLLEf.L KI D I’KOItl VVIDIVS CO lectiye .security and a ix'aceful LANSING. Midi , Fob a -P -ar«-“ f'lnily Governor Kirn Sigler announced to-eotabiished.    jay that an mve.sligation of a re ne urged bi-parti.san policies of ported Communist front” .student economic crwperation with the rest group at Michigan State College will oi the world in such matters as be extended to all state college« m-economic reconstruction and de- eluding the Univer.sitv of Michigan TRI-STATE MORNING NEWSPAPËR ★★★ FINAL CITY Erl TI ON Amarillo Daily News LEASED WIRES; THREE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED PRESS    ■'» 4- -P Closed Shop at GMC Would Put Wilson on Farm Zionists Reject timatum Washington, Feb. s (api —A flood of demands for changing New Deal labor law* hit Capitol Hill today, along with a blunt statement by President Charles E. Wilson of General Motors that he will quit business before he signs a c osed shop contract. f ■’f-r h I'U ,t fue. at .spirited ue hea-    of the Senate ft c H( , .e Labor Comrnlllee.s were; T’le close, .hop, under which a loin a urion to pet a job. a* ri 'he Wagner Act. under which *. e National Labor Relations Board up rules for collective bargain-„..g ard ba’s * unfair” labor prac-• -p. by employers. F points of the day’s te.sti-mo-'s • ’uuea: 1. A statement bv Wilson before the senate committee that “I wouldn't sign a closed shop agreement. I never will sign one. When It gets around to that they can make a farmer out of me.” Wilson also said he is not in sympathy with President Truman’s request that industry cut prices now. An argument by Representative Hoffman of .Michigan for re-pral of the Wagner Act. He said at the Housf* hearing that the act had not solved the problems of slrikP‘ and these disputes mav ultimatelv “involve us In civil war.” ' A formal statement bv Representative Landis of Indiana that the Vt a g n e r Act needs rhanging and that White House advisers “have tried to plav politic« on the labor issues.” He blamed White House advisers for last vear s grave strikes. 4. Announcement of plans for . the House committee to take tes-limonv from rank and file workers. not Just labor union, business and government learlers. 5 V denunciation of the Labor Relations Hoard bv Representa-tivf Harden of \orlb (arolina who told the House committee the f*oard iiad been "unfair to laiior, to the public and to business.” Officer Held With Shamrock Doctor Truman Moves To PutMartin'U'’d6''9'’oundSe Killed as Plane pirst in Line for Presidency WASHINGTON. Feb. 5 f/Pl—Pre.si- sbnnlH foil nnfcmo      ...    .    . Jap Diamond Loot By United Prciw The Army had fhe makings of another big gehn scandal last night. Hits Power Line SHAMROCK. Feb. 5 ‘(Spe- World Aid Askec JERUSALEM. Feb. 5 The Jewish NationAl AP Council WASHINGTON. Feb. 5 (/P)—Pre.si-    .should fall outstde his own party in    Truman said he asked    The    change dent Truman asked Congress again    ca.se    anything Jiappencd to him,    but    in the belief that “so    far    as    Dos- today to change the 60-year-old    The    Republicans themselves    ap-    s?bletlie office^^o^ h'l divided about    the    should be filled bv an    elective    official) Dr Jack Huff of Sham-    though    un-    meriLs of the ^ftvsirient’.s .suggr.stion. oer ’ A colonel wh».rnv.d from J.pan with .cme $2 10,000 worth rock we.Ailled end Dr. U.    r7^77n;7i'77u^'‘M. of diamonds has been placed under fechnlcal arrest at his Cali-1 Couch was critically injured In .„cccSoii^ wmtlTfn'n r,>«°Tn’    Consres.,    contains    n    number    ot    a.s-    Marshall would take over Ihe Whil/ matum givinq official Jewry Monl!°aThe    picked    up    Col.    Edward    Murrayian    «¡rplane    crash    two    miles    vice    president-lf    that    oitice    were    fhTSifthel?    fuTporterrco™^^ "“rfure    i°‘"    ”""P' Monday as he stepped from a ship in Oakland to begin a leave north of Shamrock at 6 o clock not vacant as it Is now-then to the agree on a bill which conceivably shall iL Si clbine^offers ^s a '"9 out Holy Land terrorism. speaker Of the House, ^^ird^m line could^ elevate pne ^of^^t^^^^^    |,gun    7vai    Leumi, under- Six Free Taxi Drivers Billed Six drivers for the two free cab companies now operating in the city Merc picked up by police last night and charged with operating taxicabs without city permits. lip m vwtaxiana to oegin a leave    onamr from occupation duty in Japan.afternoon. would lie the presiding officer of the; to that office ^s considered doubt- be“eS^^^^ VaYT +V\r\Ci» ?ir\ iVsA, W.e-k1 ; 4-•’1    -mm-    . ground group, asserted it wculd to the last breath” During the war. Murray command- Their Cessna 140 plane cleared senate*    rui «tv thevce, tw tv, vt , , ed troops of the 40th Division, which the Red River bridge shortly after if thp Prpcirionfo    political    know.    Mr.    Truman’s proposal was made ,.r- i. spearheaded the American drive to they had left the Shamrock ^ort tions are rnmoved the i nf    Michener of Michigan, in a letter to Martin and Sen. Ar- fighting^ and crashed on a power line. A to the White Hou.se now would brSroSlsed‘^^howewr‘^‘ti7^f n^^    .    ^andenberg    of    Michigan    against    British authority. his armrest camrdirecS^rom^Ln^    had    62-year-old Rep. Joseph W. Martin,, mittee w¿uld call prompt hearings if preseiT/aw Xes'^m'T'the^'Swei*'to ^    resolution    the Natior.- eral MacArthur to Toky^^ Gen_ stopped at 6:05 o'clock.    Jr., of Massachusetts speaker of the and when the formal legislation is liomtoato mfTmnmto sXesso? itoms officials in Oakland notified    o’clock    R^ublican-controiled House.    introduced.    in the event of m own death nr in    executive    to    draft a full MacArthur of finding the diamonds ^ pleasure flight. It had cleared    Renewing    his appeal of June 19, abilitv to act” He lield tint tins    "7 •''«’<-'^»1 ''»li senti- in Murray’s poSon Th? su!:^!^^ field by about three miles when posed that the White House mantle 1945. for a break in tradition. Mr! was an vuidesirable coi'dition    speeche.s    at    tonight    ., in Murray’s possession. The su- held by about three miles when preme commander radioed back an    into    the    power    line, about order to confine the colonel to his^®®    bridge. The men were placed under $100 quarter.s—in this case his hnmp nt    Wilkinson,    Shamrock me- appearance bonds and relea.sed.:    Alto    cyanic    who    saw the crash, said the They w'ere instructed to appear be-   ' v ^    ,    plane    somersaulted    off    the    wires and fore Judge J. U. Kirkman in Cor- When Murray walked down the landed on its back in the river bed. poration Court at 10 o’clock Friday    transport “West- Victim From Enid morning.    i    minister    Victory”    at the Oakland investigators had not determined Push Arms Control council ses.sion which unanimously cxpres.scd oppo.sition to the ultimatum. Members of the Jfwi.sh ,A 'P'ley and mayors of Jewi.«h tnwn;^ attended the council meeting. Lvani.alion Speeded The British, in th*-ir ultimatum to tlie .Jewi.sh .Agency .tnd N itior.,1 Armvr Koco    i    11V eaviHtvvui    imu out ueUTIIlineU    IXl'uVV    I    V    /1VIV, rCf), D I i I  1 np Unitoti Slntoq OMil onds in his license, and Dr. Huff had a student    P■URlRht points <Uia tKCOptod a L I’eiH’h com pro- lion.    fare    pos,sible imno.siOnn miOC^l/vnirvnr ij.   _ .    »    ,    .    .    ^    ^    ^    A    ^    I    -    .    1    tt    «i ^ -vv .■    '    •* I. Hftlli.s. Jame.s Ru.s.sell, and R. L. . _______ .V.    Lj.    tin    non    ^    J    i---¿,    v/uuvu    n    puvave piioi s Hendenson (if the Veterans ETee Car^t,;^:    u    *    of    diamonds    in    his    license,    and    Dr.    Huff    had a student .            ,i    . ivuvn eominu- nun Service, 714 TybT. and B. W. He.s.s,i    licen.se.    The craft was equipped niise do.sijined to break a United Nations Secui’itv Council O"'* informant, who would not be law un!e.s,s tliev cuupei,. 1 controls. Both men took iam nn nemc limi+otiukk       —^--idt'ntllied,    .said    tlie NEW YOIiK, Fob. 5 (AP)—The United States and , three inontlis. Tlie French were Council, .siioke.Miu'n for 600 timus.mri that thi". if m.srtla! *,V    "I—    «nrrPuHivreH O b-^v, fv, „    vMu'eHvu       I-,---    V.V    .1    Viiiikw inciiiuiio OlTUIll.V ViOUIlCU .. w. ....... l, «.hi «ulUO HOl oe    iii.v    e.    H    i|    le    i    av    iiUl ^iLson, and Hall of the Veh’ram.    hov    L?    t    controls. Both men took jam on arms limitation    ----identllied, .said tlie main point re- undt iground groun.s wln.ti li.ive re. I-ree Cab Company. 910 Pierce. Ta^e of mnr« fu!.,    instruction in Shamrock. ,    "‘^^h    was    an urgent «laining to be settled was a United t^‘irted to violence ;igain. f ti,. Br.i- Jimmy Dale, pre.sident of the worth at Tast Soo non    Wilkinson    and a companion had cou cil Tleiates whh    %    Washington.    States demand that the resolutions i-sh Tyler Street company, and Don E. agento ¿lieve MunarbrouEhrt^ removed Dr. Couch from the wreck- S Russiin itto    ^or    his    part, Andrei A. Gromyko    specifically    that    the    commis-    Irgun'.s    latest    expre.s.si.,n    ,,f    de- Crowder manager of Veterans; ^Ick to the stoS on a nrevlnns    ^    Womack ambulance ar- ^ spJu £1^ waf slid^ t^    Rusi^hi    was reported to have ac-    "’fringe    on    the    fiance, whidi appealed to 'he p<.o- Free Cab. arranged bond for their,    rived    at    the    .scene. A camera and agreed pon Ihe F^^^ ri^oluttoto    ^Oie    major    portions of the    atomic    Energy    Com-    ple.s of the woVld to cmne u, out L' tl^Tking^lotoion^to    which    carried    - - --------    about    the    plane.    culty. The deleeatea then turned imand tor tast. act..,,, on U»; Cans from both companies con- clared by Murrav on entrv into the    .    culty.    The    delegates    then    turned    demand    for    fast    action    on the tinned operations la.st night.    countrv    nd’'„"»“dlred    atvmied    report    the    U.    N. Atomic Canyon Radio Station Asked WA.-IIINGTON. E’eb. 5 M*i The =evJi Zde^iiv'sst!    cosed,       s^nisss    .,-;r Custom\^rnPe^‘/“^ T t    classmates    at    an    osteopathic    school    meeting that Warren R. Austin. U.    objected    only    to    the    draw    up    proposals    for the Securitv thf coSePwas aSe^“ir?K «““»yC.ty    S. delegate, apparently had dropped    Council    and    for    the    council    to take "B,ha,n at k .It i r.mS" was attached to the thpv    *»-    the United States demand for a    ‘‘'f«ff    committee,    qmck    action    on    the    Atomic    Energy    mn.vk    iind    becomes    an Japanese occuna;tion foreec "in a ra" a    together    in    the    the United States demand for a .    •    .    ■    •      p-.- pantv whS gavi^h^^    Amarillo Osleopathic Hospital, fin- committee to write rules for a pro-    «f repre.scntatives of the Commission report so that it ninv power. We ar.« I.,red wPii . antnl.s Sts of the BanCk'tober. 1944. Together po.sed arms l.mitation comnu.s.iiou.    "f    «‘»‘f "f tJie Uve great nstruet the atomie eommi.ssion on lion or war. a.u away it« ix'cupying n-'t gi; wholly assets of the    Ck'tober,    1944.    Together    po.sed    arms    limitation    comnu.ssion,    «‘»ff    "f    tJie    five    great    jnstruet    the    at diamonds rai geri    in    on    whuli all the varying delegations    »»''wens. to .submit a leporL within    Ito next    plia.se niamoim.s rangi d    in    .size fiom a    and Hospital    here ; liortly after    their    are agreed Austin fremientlv left    nu.ssion    iire.seni fifth of a carat    up    to 10 carats,    graduation.    They were joint    own-    5^e ^Ommlltef *^om flj ers.    ..................■■«Ill——I we will not eapitu- W V tr T'iO (' Oi. t. ; ed hi.s atti-i ed :,hop. Sena- . repirked■ t . - t    . i f' <x\ l > ¡liuking 1« ; .1'.!'    p; iteet working c’T p i\tr who want to i.,f :    lit :<■ organize for ■ b* ; efit ’ Pf n-r    f”    ,    ^ladden of '    ■' -ed a I -*ndis state- * ’V,f>    Deal political d m    ed    t le country ■ ■ ii    tViii e    ÍV    Tiie Wagner La. ui.s meant Federal Communications Commis- Xij‘wer'e cut""but hadirt h‘een''ser •Sion today announced that Marshall    ’    "atoit    b^en    set. Formby and John Blake. Iradtog as sxFEI SCRAP PRirrs'iiP Randall County Broadca.sting Com-i n^Fw YPeh s zpf    ,    PUvsicians    said    Dr.    Couch, 30 years pany. had applied for operation of a'scSe S suYl cLLmi.Tn h ^’^ suffering from InternHl inradio .station at Canyon. Tex. Itrup .Sert scrap    lacerations, a iSL leH    fructure    of the pelvis and a would operau- dUnng daytime hours.lhL Ted to sZie of    rie    ......... ....... »70 kiiocyc«. 2.70 watu, „„war. : „vacca prlcS"‘,V'sc‘iap    '“g“'»'.-,’Si» your VairntUip Kifi« and card« at    Age.    national    metal    work-    instantlv    Hf    -in    v*.«rc    yaih sn Tavtor. tog paper reported today.____ “"suVrtvtog    are    ?iie    widow,    Mrl' Catherine Huff; a .son, Richard Dee, 4 years old; a daughter, Mary Lynn, 1; the father. Dr. L. D. Huff of near •r* w ) -ep ‘ < J R !::(•' r it the Cunimu- . i\cr: .liii'iit " imm* Pteri that rii tin-..hlieaii le dei were w h , '. uted -ir tin art A-Control Chief Pledges Red Ban Plains Prosperity Reflected on Map Anderson Dam. Idaho; a .sister, Mrs. Edward Gereaux of Shamrock; and a brother. Dee Huff of Silver Spring.?, Mo. The body Is at the Womack Funeral Home here. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Plane To Probe Speed Mystery Byrd's Airmen Rip Polar Veil ri. SF.Cil NDO. ( al.. Feb. 5 iU P —Hooclav Aircraft i o.. today announced    completion    of its    D-55R Skvsireak. a supersonic lest tube” dr«jpned for si>eeds between 5.50 »nij K.50 miles an hour. T;    ../.••    w...    m.ke    it fir'-t ■ .    . i< ;    ' i'.e    Navv    at tiie A    Bi, p.    M . tk ChI.    within LITTLE AMERICA, Feb. 5 i/P) —Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd announced today the exposition had discovered a new South Polar coastline almost equal the distance across the United States and 125,000 .square miles of hitherto unknown continental area. Within the vast new area, he said, are eight new mountain ranges and a huge bay di.scovered in the T' 't:ri tl’. t tne p] ne with Kc b<xlv tlnn wings elc\ t ii;.ri tall, all mirror >nn-it fines.'-: w ill b' let cepine "winch ■'    ;■'wer Klneied b\ i' -T wide open, uf ll;e m.. ; a; r toe S’" .J F' e engine u< cupn mo; i ;e. rirawmg air around ; ( o kpiT t a p' wet ful I Veil 1 d«‘'erm.neri •1..:    t! Ob! -I : M J, “pro tiir- i.ri wii't t.;;;-' ‘■■len.-e i.s WASHINGTON. Feb. 5 (AP) ney who has been named as gen-—David E. Lilienfhal promised senators t^oday a flat ban Marks’ qualifications came up against the employment of after McKellar noted that Mrs. Communists in the atomic con-    Malcolm    had    testified    be- trol    rommi.clrvn    U«    U.,    u    auotJier    Senate committee that trol    commission    he    has    been    she attended a Communist meeting named to head.    at which Marks was pre.sent. He laid down that policy before Obviously angered. Lilienthal in-fhe Senate Atomic Committee under slsted that McKellar was crediting a .series of questions from Senator the statement of an "avowed Com-Mf-Kellar of Tenne.s.see, longtime munist” in accepting Mrs. Malcolm s foe of the former Tennessee Valley word. Aiithority chairman    M’ould Expand Quiz    ...... f uled‘*’t(.    working    for    the    TVA    Roosevelt Sea. avviiled T ilie/ito^^    1    time,” the Tenne.s.s(*e .senator The findings were made in about cZimmrilu- 7,    ^    retorted.    25 flights by Mariner planes of the in the Seiv.D, iTZr T* .    McRplIar    has    contended    that    eastern and we.stern ta.sk groups. Prcstoetit 'TrnmaZ. »•'^''7*'    While Lilleiithal was chairman of R.vrd declared the discoveries were I ihcirihnl 77ri nominations of TVA it retained .some employes who «t the greatest importance geo-li V. A.    cnnimix-    were CommujilsLs while it “dls- graphically. iwe    n RiS'n oimmimomZn    Charged some of the finest young    Also photographed    were    throe side    nirnm-7 nuLihmZ tZ Z    Arnerican.s that could be found any-    n'Ji^'r bays,    about    20    Islands,    three ca iZi (a\ Z hi7“    "    peninsulas, and 75,000 square miles ii..f..nri« r7..!75;.i    .. L’henthal demurred that he had of unknown ocean areas. ' ''ihl oruk‘wrrbL,vve t„at any    •"'>    ---- "^’’ooiees are tinctuneq it Ls not fair. Lilienthal argued with Communism will vote again.st to accuse people wdthout giving lie confirmataai of such nominees.” them a chance to jmswer McKellai Pr.'vw.n iv i,i„„.i .    ( ^    that    he wants tlie commit- fu 7 1. f ,    ,1    ,    ,    to    call    .several    per.sons    from tad    I) fi.ii tlu- coinmiiKc thal    no    Tenne.s.see wlio had b<>en named in une    enu d nuestion the complete    hearings before another Senate nirbl'H Ma.w    States of committee as Communists or Com- Heibert Maiks, former TVA attor- munist sympathizer«. The atoniu- cum- laic Wc cannot believe 'hi' ma.s.Ms tly i.s marking time, uf Jcw i.ch peujilc m Pah s'-.tie will bccuim- (im.slnigs ¡iKalnsf u.« I;gun will liglit U) the la.«t breath ' Ilie note from Irgun was received as Hoval Airforce Hahfaxes. each carrvmg 17 civilian.s and one conducting ofticer. shiiUled between Jerusalem and Cairo in tlie ta.'ik ( f cvacnaling aufiroxim.i'elv 1,600 Brit-i'li women and clnhlreM trum the Ihilv Land in line with tlie order i.ssufd bv the Palestine guvernmeiil last week. Council .May Draw Reprisal An unofficial but lugiilv n^garded Crash Kills 3 At Santa Rosa SANTA KH.SA, N. .M., Feb. 5 (15 —Three persons were killed today and two others critically injured when an eastboiind automobile and a truck-trailer collided .'18 miles west of here on U. S. lligh-w ay 66. The (lead were identified police as Charles S. luow, ....... old. Agnes Low. 26, and Ann-a Mae FlHwood, ’24, all of .foliet. 111. A 3-yeur-oltl girl wiio suffered a ■skull fracture was taken to an Al-buqueniue tiosiiital. William Heaton. Ml by state    said    thal if the Jewish 35 .years    i'«’fu.«e.s    to give æ^sistitnce U Ann-a Mae fhiftsli again.st tlie underground group.s such as Irgun and th< Sterr Gang, tin* British will withdraw official recognition from the agency Tlu.s source sa<(i such witlulrawai 26. of Roswclf. driver of the truck’    IV7 ’""»oum-cd in « siiflered che.st injurie.s. William r7 ')    i Burton. Roswell, owner of the truck ,n7, ..,7neri t'nr7    h    ‘    ' and totoses”"'*’    fusecl^.Vcm.p^iaie'wtoh \he Bm notice 7a^ri f ho7 haH 7    announcement of “segmenta- (7 ^    ^    of •ff'rusalem into four se- ;deteimine the cause of the accident curity areas. Nearly 1.000 per.sons ■........ mastly Jews, were evacuated from Fields Guilty Of Contempt MARCH 3, 4, 5. 6 Amarillo Fat Stock Skow Rcproch ccd from t’orhcn l,ook where Amarillo and the Panhandle sltl On this prosperity map, published by Forbes, magazine of business, black means continued improvement for two consecutive periods; gray means continued decline for two or more consecutive periods; white no significant change. In dividing the country into prosperity areas. Forbes editors explained that 89 economic areas are represented on the map. Tliey are selected on the basis of economic unit, t’onsideration was given to trading areas, labor markets, highway and railway systems which may affect trading regions, and to natural barriers to commerce. Each area, the editors point out, represents a region in which business conditions are basically dependent upon the same factors. Regionally, the Midwest and Southwest .show a concentration of Improved conditions, with many individual areas advanring. Listed among the 10 cities sliowing (he greatest gain are:—Syra-euse. N. Y.. 28 per rent; Phoenix. Arlz., 2.5 per cent; Fort VVavne, Ind.. 25 per rent; Kiriningham, .Ala.. 24 per cent; lies .Alolnes, ia!. 2.'{ per cent, El Paso. Tex., 2.1 per cent; Kansas City, Alo., 23 per cent; Memphis. lenn., 23 per cent; Scranton, Pa., 23 per cent; and .Albuquerque, N. M.. 22 per cent. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 bPi—A federal district court Jury today convicted Benjamin F. Fields of cotitompt of the House Surplus Property Investigating Committee of the last (’ongress. The jury of 11 men and one wo- iin: jui.v ui 11 iiu-ii Hiiu une wo-  .......*    ......... man drtiberated one hour and three to’ Uie British ininute.s. their homes to make way for .secured area.s which presumably wil be occupied by government anc 'j)o.s.siblv military officer.s Meanwhile no appeal had beer filed on bf'lialf of Duv Bela Gruner convicted member of Irgun Xva I.eumi who Is undc'r death .sentence There wa.s no official word of hb eventual fate. Jewlsii leadens feai lii.s execution will .signal reprLsali from Irgun Zvai Leumi and imposition of martial law in .some areaj The WEATHER 'J 8 Wc-Uher Bureau AMARILIX) AND VICI.N’ITY Part! Dkstrict .Judge Alexander Holtzoff said Fields will remain at lilierty under $500 bond pending sentence. The date for sentencing the Wash-'    - ------ —............ ington public relations man and pro- moter was .set for Feb. 15.    we.st    tkxas:    Partiv    ctoudv    an Conviction on the charge may »om'-wiiHt wann<-r Thur«iciHv    part: carry a maximum penalty of one 7.77t7i.-7F7i?i'’v'^^    mudcrs.o«    tcrr year in jail and a fine of $1,000.    T.-nu    . raiun--‘ i.-,    h.>ur. Fields wa.s cluirged with relusing    7 v M    ->;i    N-.-m    4 to give tlie Hou.s<- eoiniHittee in- ^    ’ formation last Fall on the division    lo a m    io of $4.400 profit from the sale of sur-    ham    -is plu.s bronze wire .screen to an Okla-    ,    '■'* horn* City contractor.    i    «unruJfc;« a m M -’ O M . - ,V ;i r M . e » V M    «: Min ve.st    2: Miu    IS    2 Sun.set    6.21    P    M