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Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 16, 1946, Walla Walla, Washington The National Whirligig Behind the Netcs Bay Tucker By John Fisher Is Kremlin deliberately em- barking on an expansion program Diplomats do not yet know the answer. Many of those sympathetic, to Soviet union are puzzled oy the conflicting news about Manchuria and Iran and are disturbed by Mos cow's pressure on Turkey to give up Kars and Ardahan regions. Victorious Russia has plenty ol land and rich natural resources. Her brave and' tired people need the atmosphere of peace and a higher standard of living far mor; than new territorial gains. Why, unbiased statesmen ask, doei the Red government dissipate American good will for such small Of what value to the Rus- eian people would be a few bar- ren Armenian mountains if the tak- ing were to alarm free nations, in e said in a talk on 'world famine." (An agriculture department in- formation officer insisted Saturday night tint the dfcision on whether Hoover will go to Russia has not yet been finally made. He ac- knowledged, however, that Rus- sia is not on the itinerary as of the moment, but said Hoover still might go there if he were invited.) Hoover is scheduled to leave New York, Sunday for a flight to Paris to begin a check on. what President Truman has called the worst food crisis in modern times, is expected to be gone about five weeks. The journey ander wiU .take him to Taxpayer in Dutch When He Says too Much ALBUQUERQUE N.M. federal income taxpayer just wanted to make sure his re- fund check didn't go by mistake to his wife. Days after filing the return with assistant of the internal revenue collector's office, he came back to clinch the point. They had disagreed, he explain- ed, and separated in December. he was assured, "there isn't the slightest chance of a re- fund to your wife. "Since the separation was be- fore the end of the year, there can be no exemption for her. "You owe a little more than instead." Ul_ cou Inmate Death vaults valued at nas been offered 'J8 cents. "As rapidly as this wealth has been turned in by the Japanese or located when it was not reported, we have put it into the vaults for said Thomas. "It has not been moved around but has been left right there." Asked whether any Russian rep- resentatii-es participated in Investigated Job Op Dropping Here WaHa Walla does not have a ser- ious unemployment problem at the present time and none is antici- pated here, although the number of job openings has declined recently, according to Guy McLaughlin. manager of Walla Walla office of the U. S. employment service. Approximately 450 persons in the area served cut of this office- are receiving unemployment compen- sation now, or less than-1 per cent of the population of some credited in this area, McLaughlin stated Saturday. A slight drop has been recorded in the list of unem- ployed in the past few weeks and the situation is expected to improve as seasonal farm work pickes up shortly. Permanent Jobs Desired However, McLaughlin emphasiz- ed a need for more permanent job listings than are now available, as this type ol opening is sfarcer now than a few months ago. "Walla Walla has plenty of sea- sonal jobs but returning veterans naturally want permanent the USES official stated. "At the present- time the type and back- Two special officers from the j ground of many of the applicants ft in Olympia> for. mcn handling seizures he said, "they have no. vestigation into tte death of George even asked to see it Frank excellent but we do not have the jobs in which they want to settle tor a lifetime of work. state penitentiary trusty who! course, many of the veterans was fatally injured early Thursday, iare youngsters who were just fin- Thomas added that the United; j. was reported Saturday by War-' ishing school when they entered the Vi _. f. STTTiV anrf States army has been entirely' dcn Tom Smith- frank ver, army or navy and who have had no nk about every lot of gold. sU- Smith said that nothing official i experience in any jobs. However. platinum, jewels and anything be released as yet but are anxious to learn a else received, announcing it to both oj injury indicates Cox settle in this area. o nury ncaes ox the allied and Japanese press and )was elUier pushed from a balcony iwe arc employers to list any it part of official reports. by 'To sum it all up. we havEithan taking an accidental falL made no attempt to keep anything j "There is sufficient evidence of secret about the whole foul play to u. an ant complete in-i Thomas said, j vestigation." the warden stated, i quoted Japanese news-' Cox who was found about papers and the army Stars andja-ra. Thursday in a corridor in No. Stripes on specific seizures ol -wing, regained partial conscous- sllver and jewelry. These items riess later in the day but was never were based on releases by MacAr-.able to give any detaSs, thur's public relations office died early Friday. r Dancing the seizures to the allied 1 Japanese press. I OLVMP1A -OP) State Patrol j Chief Herbert Algeo said Satuiday Salem High Clarion Wardcn Torn Sfflith toe Bert Prep Newspaper KTOENE. Ore. W! The Salem on trusty who died Friday from weapon, rather openmgs herc so ftat we can Place Thursday'! residential solicitation in the hands of the campaign of- fice at 14 West Main street, that effort amounted to it was said. Contributions in the city as a whole are beginning to come in rapdily although nothing has been heard from as yet from either Walla Walla army air field or the U. S. Veterans hospital, Ray L. Small, campaign chairman, ot wheat. advised. Numerous rural areasied the Soviet union from Hoov- are yet to make even tentative re-1 er's visiting list. Officials explain- iuntry appealing or American food, and possibly to India. When he accepted President Truman's invitation to make a survey of food needs' of war-torn and famine-stricken countries, Hoover and government food offi- cials included Russia in his itin- erary. Russia, along with most of Europe, has asked for American as- sistance. But when it became known here this week that Russia had offered to supply France with tons government scratch- ports although an incompkle re- port came in Saturday from Haas in the farthermost northern reaches of the county. An additional from Waits- burg has brought the total for that city to and the solicitation in College Place is almost fin- ished. The campagin office advises that there are numerous contributions which always have come in during past drives that have not yet made their appearance. Results of the solicitation of employes in busi- nesses are slow in being reported. The return of postal cards from businesses stating when reports might be accepted has been most pleasing, Small said, adding that in several instances these were that the inspection .trip had been> intended to include" only those countries asking for and needing Ameriran food. Marshall Calls Conditions In Manchuria "Extremely Critical" in Conference In Report to President Truman .Far Eastern "Troubleshooter" Discloses Urgent Measures Are Being Taken to Extend Peace Formula into Country WASHINGTON, George C. Marshall disclosed urgent measures are being taken jointly by American and Chinese' officers to extend into Manchuria a peace formula Pea Ceiling Price is An error in transmission on the Associated Press wire Friday night resulted in confusion in the item concerning the OPA having set new jtations of the creaty were a con- Soviet Paper Declares Iran Broke Treaty Country Charged With Granting Oil Concessions Held Ly Russia to U. S. And British Firms MOSCOE The Newspaper Izvestia declared Saturday that Northern Iran oil fields were of "primary significance" to Russian security, and charged that Iran four times broke the Soviet-Iranian treaty of 1921 by granting to United States and British firms oil con- cessions previously held by Rus- sia. The government newspaper ac- cused Iran of discriminating against Russia in oil concessions, of threat- ening Soviet securtiy, and of seek- ing to instigate conflicts between the Soviet union and othep great powers. The latter charge was made in another article in Izvestia Thursday. Met Resistance Izvestia asserted that when Rus- sia in 1944 proposed renewal of her former oil concessions in the north, the proposal met "raving resistance from the Iranian ruling upper crust. "It is not said Iz- vestia, "to forget about all these facts which have serious meaning in the development of relations be- tween the Soviet union and The 1921 treaty, it said, stipu- lated that Iran would not give con- cessions to foreign interests in Northern Iran, but that Iran had granted them to three American and one Dutch-British firm in this area adjacent to the Southern Sov- iet frontier and close to Russian- oil bases in Baku and Turkmen. These concessions, said Izvestte were threats to Russian security The newspaper said the vio- Bevin States Offer Serious LONDON Secretary ceiling prices for the 1946 dry pea crop. The transmission error when traced down was revealed to have occurred when the item was sent out of Washington, D.C. The OPA has fixed per 100 pounds as thp ceiling for U.S. No. 1 dry whole smooth peas which is 65 cents a hundred pounds less than the previous price. The U.S. No. 2 ceiling is while that for U.S. No. 3 and lower is a hundred These maximum prices, are F.-' O.B. country shipping point for sales by processors and dealers in sacks loaded on the car or truck. The item went on to quote a price of per hundred for green or yellow split peas on the same shipping basis. S6.20 for U.S. No. 2 and for U.S. No. 3 and lower. Local figures in the trade point out the difference in the two quo- tations is that the lower set of cession to Standard Oil in Novem ber, 1921; to Sinclair Oil in De cember 1923; to Delaware Oil in January, 1937, and to the Anglo Dutch company, said to be a sub- sidiary of the Royal Dutch Shell, in March, 1939. All were cancelled later, but only after Soviet protests, it added. Grounds Said False Iran, it continued, granted the concessions on grounds she did no1 have the financial and industrial means for self-development. But this, it charged, was "only a maneuver" exposed by the Sov- iet proposal a year and a half ago for concessions. These, it said, would have given Iran great bene- fits and removed "one of the seri- ous obstacles in the way of im- proving Soviet-Iranian relations." Tax Payments Show Increase Ernest Bevin said Saturday night navments to the Walla Walla that his offer of a 50-year friend-iflgures 3S for the Product as jt Tax payments to tne waua waua .7 i __ r- i i I A_A._. ship treaty with Soviet Russia 'seriously proposed and seriously meant" and that he would pursue it "notwithstanding all the dis- appointments. Referring to Winston Churchill's comes from the field while the county treasurer's office during the green or yellow" quotations are j first 15 days of March totaled listed for the latter part of the speeches in, the United States. Bev- varietV while for the finished product after it has gone through a processing plant and is ready for sale to the ultimate consumer "green" dry split peas usually are the Alaska month- I in told a dinner audience in Port No final check-ups have beeniTalbot, Wales, that "the policy this gjvernment >s responsible for defined in my speech to parliament; started as yet. The nation-wide theatre collection will be held March 20 to 26 but in Walla Walla on Feb. 21." officials of the Midstate Amuse-, At that time Bevin told the ment Co. have decided in of Cornmons that he wanted tion with chapter officials of the, ..fiiendship uith Soviet union Red Cross to confine this feature for time and said he to the penod of March 20 through 23 only. Small is confident the minimum goal will be achieved but it would! appreciated, he added, if itj ir fee First former ceiling price of per hundred. for U.S. No. 1 dry whole smooth peas has prevailed the last two years at least, it was said. 647.84 slightly higher than during the same period a year ago. it was reported Saturday by R. B. Wal- ker, county treasurer. The percentage of payment is ap- proximately the tame as in 1945. since the total tax levy for 1946 was slightly above last year's. Wal- ker said. Tax for the current 15 and all advise the government to seek to change the Russian-British 20-year friendship treaty to a 50-year March J3 Sta- as quickly as "over the top" before the end Few Disabled Here McLaughlin said that nationally 1 of effort He has called a meeting of his j rnunist party newspaper, attacked 1 Churchill's speech at Fulton. Mo.. ion assistance to disabled asserted that "one cannot take in EK paid before March 15 were eligi- ble for a three per cent rebate, occasioning a heavy rush during the past several weeks. In all. nearly has been paid dur- ing the 30-day period, the total as of Saturday morning being ______ 083 29 for Februarv and March. SAVANNAH Greece sue-'. in blocking the entrance of I1" February and is all Italy into the world bank and fund Italy Is Out Of Bank Fund figure since only a few contacts have beeri Chamber of Commerce committee room. suffered an higher with half of 'land that tht "treaty between defeat in seeking to lower salaries Ae lnonth sul1 and msehirte. His -erife, SAN FRANCISCO ccinsidercd. 163. m injured but a hospital re- a.t draftsmen, i Declarinc Uno sbould convene tn arid nmerid its charter, a Rollins Srp.'cs had supported Italy's paper has won the award a" legc conference of scientists.; FREPAREI> FOR GAS I application for early entry. ber of times Hales is statesmen, chvrchrnen, business TOKTO Japari'j: j srra Miss Florence Sweet is rnerj. educators, writers and a j-'S-.- has prepared fori OPA BOARD EXPANDS jviser. leader proposed a cas attack :nce the PENDt.fc.lDN The consistently successful so far in other parts of China. The general, here to report to President Truman of efforts as the chief executive's personal troubleshooter in the far east, call- ed the situation in Manchuria critical state of affairs." "No Man's" Land While Marshall discussed reasons for the Manchurian crisis guarded- ly, he told a questioner he did not know whether Eussian forces, which recently withdrew from Mukden, are evacuating all Man- churia. Along with this uncertainty he pictured the vast, rich region almost as a political no-man's land, in which as the Russians do pull back, Communist factions until otherwise ordered tend to contest the agreed right of central govern- ment forces to take over and run the territory. This, he said, al- ready has caused a series of minor clashes. Throughout a long news con. ference, however, the military- leader-turned-diplomat took a of general optimism conditioned by two requirements which he aaid were elementary: That the United States give assistance to the Chi- nese and that other nations not scheme deliberately against rein- corporation of the rich Manchurian territory into a unified, peaceful China. He laid heavy on tht operations cf "unity" teami of American, Nationalist and Com. munist officers who are dispatched to trouble areas for on-the-gpot pacification. In other parts of Chins, Marshall said, these groups have straighten- ed out "what seemingly were im- possible conditions" with almost never a failure. Troops to Manchuria Here are the high spots of Manchurian-Chinese situation and other points which Marshall em- phasized at his news conference in one of Secretary Byrnes' rooms at the state department. 1. An army of. American-trained Chinese troops, the best in China, is "now embarking for presumably on American ships, ia order to take over control there. Meanwhile minor clashes involving Communist groups are going on in that country and there is much restless moving about. The Na- tionalist-Communist agreement pro- vides definitely for the central government to take over. 2. Meanwhile United States marine and army forces, the latter being all non-combatant, the being cut to a minimum as fast as pos- sible. Marshall estimated marines would be released by the last reduction he approved, and said that force now is down to about 30-odd thousand. The army units are being reduced to the number essential to carry on air transport and supply operations. Mrs. Hevel Succeeds Mrs. Lee In Health Association PE.VDLETON Mrs. Ellen Lee, executive secretary of the Umatffla County Public Health association, has resigned her post and will be replaced by 'Mis. Shirley Hevel April 1. Henry C. Biainont. president of the association, praised Mrs. work of the past two years, and said that her resignation had been accepted with regret She resigned because of. conflicts with future plans. Biamont stated that the as- sociation was fortunate in obtain- ing Mrs. Havel's services, since she is well known throughout the county and it experienced in the activities of the group. Howard Kill. 41. former Toledo O-. I amendment program with this as.isn invasinn. The palace ere-JrvJs price control board will tafce over! CONTRACT AWARDED cor.lairted frar laree gas -pronf air- the activities of the Grant co-unty PORTLAND COTJ- rf fcer wat fair, bank teller, was arrested' by "Ac prim l.ow Fe-ieral of Invest1 Ration "That Nations be raid ecroipped wt3i modem board on March 27. it was ann-xnc- tract for construction of the Spo- for a pap--r ir s WEATHER acents jn Burlmearnc o1! a trsrsformcd from a of air-purifying filters, an ed here Sstiirday. The' rcurrt- Jcane-Colville lire _ t0 .tr'C Clnndy aaa cooler charcirc he crnberrJed sovereien ir.to a by fte cherrical -s-srfare ?ec- ber of rets 1 storesTT: Graritc-var.tr been a-a-arded to H. H. Talker. ..iph. with Htbt .-an reserve'rnent dertvinr cf allied headquarters corrtJnuan-e of the EDensbure. BorwjevilJe power ol rjp yesr., it> St. ;oarik in 1542, 'frc.-r the of the 'ed. there unnecessary, i administration aHManced Friday. NOW AT WARDS There is a lot of good Spring Fashion news in 'he Montgom- ery Ward ad on pcge i 6 of this paper. Also on this same pope the 9 listings of hot "Now at Words" items that ore making new merchandise news in Woila Here ts another couple of interesting offerings. Cotton Material .49 a yd. flergl pa-te-n Limit 6 yds- to a customer. Men's Athletic Shirts and Shorts SHORTS 56c SHIRTS 41 c BOY'S SPEED SHORTS ........35c BOY'S SPEED SHIRTS 30c Shcip for Montgomery Ward 3-d S'. Tel. 620 VSPAPERI
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