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   Ogden Standard-Examiner (Newspaper) - September 13, 1950, Ogden, Utah                                The Weather cloudiness this afternoon, tonight and Thursday, except partly clondy -with a few showers or thundershowers over mountains during afternoon. Some- what warmer. High both days, 75- 85, and 90 in Utah's Dixie. Lows tonight. 40-50. Wind light and va- riable. Minimum humidity, 15-20 per cent. Temperatures (Temperatures for ending at seven a. Max. Min. Ogden 71 47 Albuquerque 83 53 Atlanta 85 67 Boise 74 24-hour m. M f representatives. In traditional- y Republican Vermont, 'he is vir- ually assured oftaking the place >f Rep. Charles A. Plumley, Re- mblican, who is retiring. Sen. George D. Aiken, Republican, was unopposed for renomination.., Michigan Republicans picked 'ormer Gov. Harry F. Kelly as heir candidate to oppose Demo- ratic Gov. G. Mennen Williams in he November election. Kelly led lis closest opponent in the five ,vay G. O. P. primary by almost votes in incomplete returns. Minnesota Republican Gov. jUther Youngdahl swamped four ittle known opponents to gain the icmination for another term. Har- ry H. Peterson, former state su- Dreme court justice, led a six man ace for the Democratic-Farmer abor nomination for governor. Washington W. Walter Wil- iams, 49-year-old Seattle business- nan, led two other candidates for ne Republican nomination to the enate. Democratic Sen. Warren Magnuson was unopposed. In Mississippi, State Sen. Frank Smith emerged the victor in Dem- cratic runoff primary in the Third ongressional district. His nom- nation, which is the equivalent of lection, will give him the seat eld by Rep. Will M. Whittington, vho is retiring. Smith, a 32-year- Id former newspaperman, defeat-' d State Sen. Oscar Wolfe in yes- erday's voting. Eagles Taking No hance This Time Ogden's Fraternal Order of lagles is taking no chances this ime. Lodge officials have asked Mon- ana's fire marshal to dedicate the econd new Eagles' home built by hat organization in the past two ears. State Auditor John J. Holmes, ho by virtue of his office is also tate fire marshal, was slated to eaye Helena today for the dedi- ation ceremonies. Two years ago, past national orthy president, Lester Loble, Helena attorney, was called to Og- en' to dedicate an Eagles home hat had just been completed. He urned the mortgage but he did too good a job. Two weeks later, the building [so went up in flames. G. A. Mischke, secretary of the >gden order, said the remodeling rogram, recently completed, cost pproximately Bulletin WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (AP) The FBI announced today the ar- rest of nine persons in what was described as a inter- national lottery ticket ring. Ar- rests were made in several cit- ies, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoo- ver said. Hoover said an esti- nated in sweepstake ickets based on the running Dec. 26 of the Christmas two-year-old stakes race at Knntsford Park, Kingston, Jamaica, B. W. I., have >een printed by a- Miami, Fla., vinting concern. Allies Prepare Offensive; Korean Red Drive Halted Wrecked Train Was Trying io Make Up Time PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13 spare, graying Pennsylvania rail road engineer testified today he was trying to make up time when lis crack passenger train rammed :he rear of a troop train, killing 3S national guardsmen. William Eller, 65-year-old en- gineer of the Pennsylvania's "Spirit of St. testified in near whis- pers at an investigation into the fatal Ohio crash by the interstate commerce commission, the railroad, :he Ohio public utility commission and the army. Eller testified he was 29 minutes ate leaving Pittsburgh and had losl another minute en route. He said visibility at the time of the wreck in the pre-dawn hours Monday was restricted because of fog. The crash occurred near Coshocton, Ohio. The veteran engineer, described his fireman as "one of the most alert and capable men I told low he reduced speed but "no1 enough" at the first approach block Defore the stalled troop train. Eller guessed his speed at the time at 50 miles per hour. ICC reg- ulations require that speed be re- duced to 30 miles an hour at an approach block so the train can come to a complete stop at the next stop and proceed sign. The engineer testified he did no1 apply his service brake until he reached the stop and proceed sig- nal near the crash scene. He said le did not apply his emergency un- ;il he passed the signal. At about the time he passed the itop and proceed signal, Eller ad- mitted he saw the stalled troop rain. Sheriff Watching Melon Patches- And Proves It They say a watermelon is much tastier when it is "plucked" from someone else's patch, but Sheriff Mac M. Wade today warned that he and his deputies have every known patch under surveillance. To back up his words, Sheriff Wade announced complaints have been prepared against two Ogden men, reportedly caught by Depu- ties Blaine Farr and Raymond Jones in a patch at Nye's corner. Charged with petit larceny are Edward Aldrich, 35, and George Price, 26, both of 713 West Twen- ty-fifth. They were to be ar- raigned before Howard C. Shupe, Roy justice of the peace, late to- day. Sheriff Wade said numerous melon growers had complained of thefts in recent weeks and that regular checks are being made by deputies at known melon patches. Senate Unit OK's for Basin The senate appropriations com- mittee has approved an additional appropriation for engineer- ng work on Weber basin project, t was learned today in a long dis- ance telephone call from Sen. Ar- hur V. Watkins. The senator, who had originally equested addition, said he was confident the appropriation ivould pass the senate without dif- iculty. The extra amount, added to the recently appropriated by :ongress for the project, would make available for the ireliminary work necessary before ctual construction can commence. Vatkins pointed out that this is more than the original re- [uest which was subsequently cut 3y 10 per cent in the appropria- ion bill. ?eservisf Here asualty Before 'le Gets to Front An Ogden naval reservist, re- called to active duty, was a cas- ualty before he arrived anywhere near a fighting front. WT-2 John T. Hamilton, Jr., 30, 2127 Pingree, suffered severe cuts on both hands and arms Tuesday afternoon when he fell through the window of a troop train at Ogden depot. He is reported in "fair" con- dition today at the Hill air force base hospital. According to officials at Hill air force base, the reservist fell through the window when he lost his balance as the train lurched. 'oils to Beat Storm WELLSBUBG, W. Va., Sept. 13 Jeff Soles, 68, was illed yesterday when lightning struck a wire clothes line at her ome, Mrs. Soles was hurrying to ake a wash off the line before an pproaching storm broke. Although the allied defense perimeter in Korea has shrunk to 120 miles, the red Korean war machine has been stopped (note arrows on above map) and the allied troops will kick off on the offensive shortly. The shaded area shows extent of North Korean's gain in the past six July 29 until noon Saturday, with arrows show- ing how the reds have shortened distances from three points on battle line to Pusan, supply port, in last six weeks. Book or No Book, College Photos-of Coeds SEATTLE, Sept. 13 length nude photographs of girls who are entering the University of Washington caused a campus furor today. The photographs were made for a research laboratory of the Co- lumbia university (New York City) medical school. Parents raised a storm of pro- test, and university authorities said the picture-taking would be stopped Immediately. The young women, mostly freshmen or transfer students, complained they had not been told why they were being posed. Miss Barbara Honeyman, ex- ecutive director of Constitution laboratory, the Columbia univer- sity medical school research proj- ect, said the photos were being taken for Dr. William Sheldon, a widely known scientist writing a series of books on the relation of human structure to human be- havior. Miss Honeyman blamed the outburst on an unexpectedly heavy registration. "We had so many _girls standing in line were not able to answer all their questions as to what the photo- graphs were for." Dr. Sheldon, a physician and a psychologist, had published a bracing his findings. a Columbia sppkesr man said, "the project attempts to determine if a relationship ex- ists between an individual's be- haviour and his physique, and to establish patterns for medical diagnosis and treatment." The university said that the photographs now being taken by Dr. Sheldon's associates will be included in an atlas for somato- typing women. The atlas, to be published later, will appear with "faces and other identifying fea- tures obliterated as is customary in all medical the uni- versity said. Dr. Raymond B. Allen, univer- sity president who ordered the photographs impounded, said, "There is no hint of misuse of the photographs. Every precau- tion is taken." "It is most unfortunate that this criticism has said Dr. Allen. "This is a scientific study. Pictures have been taken at other schools in connection with the research project." The research program has been going on for 15 years, and the women were photographed one at a time in a room where they were alone with the woman pho- tographer and the woman who was posing them. Saturday Night At Terrace to Be Modern Style The new management at Wash- ington Terrace is going to come clean with the tenants there. Anyway, C. Orval Stott, gen- eral manager of the Terrace Non-Profit Housing corporation, said today he was asking for bids on 1200 standard-size bathtubs. Not that the residents of the Burch Creek project haven't been taking baths under govern- ment ownership, it's just that they had government-housing- project-type cement bathtubs in which to dunk the body beauti- ful. Now comes private ownership presto! Modern bathtubs. Stott also said bids would be asked on 5000 gallons of paint. The corporation is going to buy all the fancy gadgets, like paint and tubs and things, and resell them to the tenants at cost, Stott said. Mud Camouflages Ambulance Marks WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 A Red Cross worker said today hat crosses on American military ambulances in Korea are being severed wifh mud to camouflage hem from enemy gunners trying o kill medical personnel. Ralph R. Montague, Jr., of Birm- ingham, Ala., said that medical >fficers informed him North Ko- fliers, foot soldiers and ar- Ulerymen had been "picking on" he ambulances in an attempt to knock off medics. Army to Order Wool WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UP) Sen. Joseph C. O'Mabxmey (D.- said today he has been in- ormed the army soon will place an "experimental" order for 00 yards of 70 per cent wool and JO per cent rayon uniform cloth. Warmer Weather Seen for Ogden Cheer up, if your coal bin's emp- ty- Warmer weather is on its way, according to CAA weather station at the Ogden Municipal airport. Maximum temperature on Tuesday was 71 of the 60's of the past few forecast for today was 75-85 degrees. Minimum early today was 47 de- grees, and the forecast was for 40- 50 degrees. Scattered and broken cloudiness were indicated for the intermoun- tain area this evening, with gusty weather in the storm area. Baseball Today CLEVELAND, Sept. 13 (AP) Yogi Berra led the New York Yankees to a 10-3 victory over Cleveland today, pulling New York within two percentage points of Detroit, temporarily, in the red- hot American league race. By the Associated Press New York ...301 411 1 Cleveland .000 101 383 Lopat, Ford and Berra; Lemon, Flores, Pieretti, Rozek and Hegan. Washington 0 Detroit .....0 Kuzava and Grasso; Hutchinson and Ginsberg. Philadelphia at St. Louis (night game.) (Only games scheduled.) National Cincinnati at Brooklyn, post- poned, rain. First (called end seventh, rain.) Pittsburgh 000 000 4 0 New York......000 021 4 0 Law and McCullough; Maglie and Westrum. St. Louis at Philadelphia post- poned, rain. Three-Day Gains of U. N. Greatest in Month; 3000 of Enemy Trapped TOKYO, Sept. 13 troops got word today that they will kick off on the offensive soon against the big red Korean war machine they have battled to a standstill for a month. Lt. Gen. Walton H. Walker, allied ground commander in Korea, said in a fighting talk to his front line "Soon we are going to give up the attitude of defense as soon as we start forward and break the crust in front of us, the enemy will fold. "We can feel a weakening of the enemy now. In some positions they actually are pulling out." The U. S. Eighth army com- Beer's on House Again for Boys On Korean Front TOKYO. Sept. 13 line troops in Korea who like beer will continue to get free. This is on the word of a high army official who declined use of his name lest he get all foamed up in controversy. An army order yesterday remov- ing the one-can-a-day ration in Ko- rea raised a howl of protest heard as far as Washington. Combat troops had been getting a small can of beer as a free ration. Some of the boys who don't like beer wrote home about it. There were protests. Beer was stricken from the ration. "What was not made clear back home was that the beer was in ad- dition to normal rations and did not take the place of other said source. "Bottles of soft drinks also have been given to frontline men and many chose cokes over beer. And there was always water, coffee and cocoa." Under the new arrangements, no more beer will be furnished troops from appropriated funds taxpay- ers' money allocated by congress. But the army has non-appropriated funds. This is revenue from small charges for various items in post exchanges and theatre admissions. Callister to Quit Board oi Health SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13 (AP) Dr. A. Cyril Callister said today he would submit his resignation as chairman of the Utah state board of health, effective Sept. 15. "I'm weary of public Dr. Callister said, adding: "I think it's time I let some other fellow take some of the responsibility." Dr. Callister has been a member of the state board of health for 14 years and has been chairman the past six years. "I think everyone owes his com- munity some public he commented, "but I think I've done my share. Now it's up to someone else." Dr. Callister said his resignation will be mailed or delivered to Gov. J. Bracken Lee "as soon as I get a chance." He added: "The governor knows all about it. It's no surprise." Whole Town Helps Rescue Infant From Well Shaft RAINIER, Ore., Sept. 13 A 15-month-old baby was safe in tiis mother's arms today after spending 3V4 hours in an abandoned well 12 feet under his A crew of 40 rescuers snovsled frantically to reach Ronald My- singer, who lay atop a bucket wedged in an 18-inch well shaft. Ronald fell into the well about 5 o'clock yesterday. His screams brought his father. Vern Mysinger, running to the scene. Mysinger called on his neighbors for, help and within minutes almost the en- tire population of this Columbia river logging town, some 600 peo- ple, responded. While the rescuers shoveled faster and faster, Ronald's screams grew fainter until finally they stopped altogether. The crowd was silent, praying that soon the men would reach the child. At last a member of the rescue crew uncovered the boy, sound asleep. He did not stir. Then the rescuer called Ronald's name. The doy opened his eyes, smiled and reached out his hands. Ronald' was pulled to safety and placed in the arms of his sobbing mother. Didn't Like Programs LONDON, Sept. 13 ence Hardy, 28, explained in court :oday why she heaved a brick hrougb. a window at the main studio of British Broadcasting ;orp.: "I felt the place needed to >e livened up a bit We have been laving some lousy programs lately." mander described the long weeks of delaying action as necessary "agony and suffering." Only through such an ordeal, he said, could the allies build up pow- er for an offensive. Triple Threat Drive Walker's fighting talk came as allied troops flattened the red Ko- rean bulge on the northeast front in a triple threat power drive. The United Nations gains in a three-day offensive were the great- est in nearly a month. They sealed much of the gap torn last week by communists in their massive breakthrough south from Kigye near the east coast. Resurgent South Korean troops, driving east from Yongchon and northwest from Kyongju, rolled back the communists. To the east, a mixed force of South Koreans and Americans rammed shut the southern gate of a mountain corridor, trapping red Koreans. This task force was led by 47- year-old Brig. Gen. Gar Davidson, former West Point football coach and right end. It was a brilliant end sweep west from the Pohang area by "Task Force Davidson" that trapped the reds. Three mile Gap Closed Along the 125-mile allied de- fense perimeter, this was the ajc- ture: Pohang-Yongchon Force Davidson" closed a mile gap between Angang and Po- tiang. From the west, the South Korean eight division thrust three- fourths of the way to red held Angang. It has punched 12 miles in three days. A South Korean regiment drove northwest from Kyongju to close this last gap. Reds dug in on hill 343 southwest of Angang were resisting fiercely. Taegu sector U. S. First cav- alry division elements attacked a strongly fortified hill eight miles north of Taegu. This was in the immediate area where they stormed and won a hill Tuesday at heavy cost. Other units seized high ground north of the Waegwan area, a few miles west. The reds pushed foot troopers off an im- Dortant peak nine miles northwest of Taegu. Changnyong sector all quiet. Red Pocket Wiped Out Masan sector American big guns wiped out 200 red Koreans is they stormed a dominant peak 'our miles south of the Nam-Nak- tong river junction. U. S. 25th di- vision engineers battled 300 reds who had infiltrated the line. Air support was called to help wipe out the pocket. The triple pronged drive on the lortheast front lifted a threat to Pohang airport and eased a situa- tion that was considered "desper- ate" only nine days ago. AP Correspondent Bern Price said the reds' failure to exploit their massive breakthrough was "one of the major mysteries" of the war. The. reds swept in force through Angang to the outskirts of Kyongju and into Yongchon, gateway to Taegu. "Task Force Davidson" was called to wipe out the threat to' Pohang airfield. The reds had driven a wedge last week-end five miles deep and three miles wide into the allied line between Ang- ang and Pohang. "We watched the penetration and it gradually grew said Davidson. The handsome, ex-football star led a flying column of South Ko- reans and Americans west across "billygoat" country or worse. The reds were massed in a cor- ridor running between high peaks. South Koreans already had sealed the northern pass. Davidson's composite force swept over three ridges at the southern gate. Showered with Bombs Allied warplanes showered jel- lied gasoline fire bombs and ma- chinegun fire at the communists, dug in on flinty slopes. "Task Force Davidson" stormed the heights. The remnants of about 700 reds who were holding the southern gate fled to the northwest. They either had to scramble over peaks to their own lines or face death or capture. Idaho Probe Delayed WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (AP) The senate elections subcommittee skipped a session it had planned to- day at which the Idaho primary election had been a suggested topic. Committee attaches said there was no indication when the group might whether the Idaho election controversy would be considered.   

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