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   Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1946, Charleston, West Virginia                                Charleston Gazette Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1946 Wainwright Shifted to Texas Famed 'Skinny' Goes Back to San Antonio Post NEW YORK, Jan. Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright. 30 pounds heavier than when released from his long captivity just five months ago. leaves New York Fri- day for the final role of his long military career. The last-minute switch of official orders, which moves the famed "Skinny" from the eastern defense command te command of the 4th Army, at San Antonio, Tex., sees htm returned to the first post he held after graduating from West Point la Julie. 1808. "1 like the Idea of finishing up where I Wainwright said today at Governor'! island. The general will be eligible to retire In August. 1M7. when he be- comes years old. The burden of social activities which attends the office of chief of the eastern defense command is to have beeen the deciding fac- tor In Wainwrilht's sudden shift from job he was formally to take over tomorrow. The old ealvaryman. one of the few men in military history to hold the top three decorations- Medal of Honor, DSC and eager to get back to troops Ro will have considerably more men under his command at Fort Sera Houston that he would have at Governor's Island. The War Department has made no announcement about a successor to Wainwright as head of the east- ern defense command. K is stated in unofficial quar- however, that the 1st Army may be moved into the New York area. If that is the case, Gen. Court- ney H. Hodges, European comman- der of the smashing 1st Army, will take over the New York post. Three officers who shared Wain- wrlght's three years and three months in Jap prisons will serve with him at San Antonio. They are his chief of staff. Brig. Gen. Lewis C. Beebe, Faribault, Minn.; Col. John R. Pugh, of Wash- ington, D. C., and Lt. Col. Tom Dooley, of McKinney, Tex. M-Sgt. Hubert Carroll, of Paris, Tex., who stayed with Wainwright throughout his years of imprisonment, will shift south with the general. Wainwright's reception upon his return to the U. S. four months ago has been all but unprecedent- ed. He addressed both houses of congress, and received his Congres- sional Medal of Honor from Pres- ident Truman at a special cere- mony at the White House. Parades in honor of the gaunt, modest soldier who returned be- lieving he might be condemned by Americans for having surrendered Corregidor to overwhelming odds, attracted 10 million spectators. Depending less and less on the cane which Gen. MacArthur left for him at Corregidor, in the dark early days of the war, Wainwright is almost fully restored to health. He gained 15 of his 30 new pounds during the two-month trip through the U. S. which ended last Saturday when he reviewed the parade up 5th Av. of the 82d Air- borne Division. Senators Demand to front Ittt cents an hour increase Identical to the hourly t Increase recommended by board In the GM auto- mobile strike. Unless a settlement is reached in another wage dispute, some packing house workers will go on strike tomorrow. A strike of OW CIO steel workers, set for yes- tarday. was postponed for a week. Bervlue) Meanwhile, normal telephone service returned to most of the na- tion today attar striking equipment workers called off picket lines at exchanges and the Katlonal Federation of Telephone Workers postponed a call for a nation-wide strike for 30 days. The American Telephone and Tel- egraph Co. said service was normal and heavy in all its long distance stations yesterday afternoon except In Cleveland and St. Louis, where operators were reported returning to work. Refusal of operators to cross packet lines in many cities had dis- rupted long distance and some lo- cal service last Friday. Make Ferd Offer Richard Leonard of the CIO Unit- ed Auto Workers said tonight that union would be willing to set- tle Its deadlock with the Ford Motor Co. on basis of a gov- ernment-backed increase of 17% percent. 1m Detroit, the National Labor Relations Board summoned the Oanatal Motors Corp. to a hearing Jan. tt on charges striking CIO United Auto Walkers that company had Bsfused to bargain in food faith on" the union's 30 per- cent Increase demands which led to a strike of 179.000 last November. union, which accepted a gov- ernment fact-finding' board's rec- ommendatlen for a 17H percent boost, also announced! it would revert to its 30 percent in- crease demands U corporation does not reconsider its rejection by next Monday. union coupled this condition with a threat to ask its strike strategy to order an estimated union members in independent tool and die shops and parts and accessories plants to rsfuse to work on materials being for corporation. A specific charge In union tionsflalnt waa corporation's re- fusal to bargain concerning its issue which GM to bolt a fact-finding t oa tho wage question. L. Warren, chief of the ______conciliation service, said he "hopeful- settlement could be reached in the meat packing wage dispute, as new were scheduled in Chicago. The strike waa called by CIO United House Workers and 135.000 _____ __ lalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers to enforce demands which have been scaled down from 25 to 17H cents houly. The packers have offered TVi Packing H AFL Ami Although steel production throughout the nation generally was returning to normal follow- ing postponement efforts four-day strike of 11.000 CIO steel at Bethlehem's 1 Laekawanna plant In Buffalo, N. Y., ended in failure. Another steel workers went on at the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp- at Buffalo. In Washington. 4.000 AFL con- struction workers stopped work on governsMiit building projects but announced they would rtaume their Jobs today following War De- ment aaurance that it will call bids on the electrical Cab service waa affected in Wash- fagton by a of the AFL taxi- TO RIFINANCE PURCHASE cab drivers union in protest against what the union termed failure of the utilities commission to hold hearings on adjusting group riding rates. The union claims of the city's 6.000 cab drivers and terms the walkout a "holiday." In St. Louif, three government conciliators sought to end a strike of 1.500 truck drivers which has resulted in a shortage of grocery other consumer supplies. The number idle in labor dis- putes stood at yesterday. Reich Is Found _ Tttm rage 1) burse them in proportion to their losses. These nations thus far have claimed gold losses of 700 million dollars, but only 300 million dollars worth of gold has so far been re- covered in Germany. Search for the missing 400 million dollars worth of gold continues. The inter-Allied commission, with responsibility for allocating to 18 nations the actual German prop- erties or other proceeds of repara- tions collections, will begin its work in Brussels in February. The agreements reached in Paris in December, did not concern Sovi- et Russia since the Russians, in the Potsdam conference, gave up their rights to reparations collec- tions from western Germany and foreign countries. The State Department said that the policy announced at Paris for the restitution of looted gold is considered of primary importance. All the looted gold that can be recovered will be put in a single! Jewish Group Asks Home in Palestine WASHINGTON. Jan. Peter Bergspn, chairman of the He- brew committee of National Libera- tion, urged the Anglo-American Palestine committee to recommend recognition of Palestine as the He- brew nation. Bergson, who said he was Russian born out now claims Palestine as his home, described the Hebrew committee of nine members as the "temporary national authority speaking for and representing the interests of the Hebrew nation." The Anglo-American committee named by Britain and the United States to inquire into the Jewish situation in the Levant, asked him whether his organization had a constitution and if so to submit It. The delegates asked for his definition of a Hebrew. He described a Hebrew as a resi- dent of Palestine, or a person of He- brew extraction who wished to go to Palestine. Dr. Isaac Steinberg of New York, secretary general of the Freeland league for Jewish territorial coloni- zation, which he said has mem- bers, recommended as a permanent solution of the Jewish question that a large undeveloped area in one of the uninhabited spaces of the world be made available for Jewish coloni- zation. He said that the Freeland league does not believe that the whole future of Jewry must be bound up with Palestine. He mentioned Aus- tralia as one of the possible areas for colonization. Dorothea Detzer, American secre- tary of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, rec- ommended that the United Nations Organization call a conference to consider the whole question of mi- gration, as the Palestine problem is but one small segment. Body of Man Found Atop Ky. Mountain STANFORD, Ky.. Jan. The bruised and gashed body of a man tentatively Identified as Otto Jaschke. about 35, Cincinnati, fruit dealer and trucker, was found today atop Halls Gap, scenic spot seven miles from Stanford. The discovery was made by a tourist who had stopped to view the mountain scenery. He reported finding the body about 15 or 20 feet below the highway on a moun- tainside which slopes downward ap- proximately 1.500 feet. Coroner William Dudderar an- nounced following an examination of the body that the man had been dead about three days and had died at the hands of one or more unidentified assailants who had beaten and robbed him. Papers in his pockets indicated he operated a large truck and trail- er between northern and southern points, purchasing and reselling all kinds of fruit. The truck was not found immedi- ately. Coroner Dudderar said the man's pockets had been turned inside out, indicating the robbery motive, and that only 33 cents in cash was found on him. His driver's license and other papers were missing, but other trucking bills' and papers were found. He was recognized by some tav- ern keepers along the highway as fund, and each participating coun-! having stopped at their places fre- try which can prove that it was'quently, but none could confirm his robbed of gold by Germany will be reimbursed proportionately to its proven losses. Loot ia Two Groups All reparations from Germany are divided into two Category B which Includes mer- chant shipping, industrial plants and other equipment slated tor re- moval from Germany to Allied countries, and category A which covers all other German assets, in- cluding one billion. 500 million dol- lars worth of properties in for- eign countries. This is the present plan for the percentage division of the German "kitty" among 18 Allied powers: Category Ceantry A B Albania 0.05 O.S5 United States........28.00 stralia um 0.70 a.7o 3.50 025 France ..............16.00 Great Britain .......18.00 Austr Belgli Canada Denmark Egypt Greece 2.70 India 2.00 Luxembourg 0.15 Norway 1.30 New Zealand 11.80 0.95 4.50 1.50 0.35 0.20 22.80 27.80 4.35 2.00 0.40 1.90 name. One tavern operator told officers he usually carried a large sum of money. Sheriff Ep Noe said he was in- vestigating the case on a possible theory that the man was slain else- where and his body thrown away at Halls Gap. GI's Sentence (Continued From Page 1) Hicswa was a pupil for three years, recalled the ycmth as "a fine boy. His record as a student was just ordinary, but his deportment was excellent. We never had any trou- ble with Delia Penta said. Young Hicswa enlisted in the Army Just before hs 18th birthday in July, 1943, trained with the 98th Di- vison at Camp Rucker, Ala., and in February, 1944, was sent to Oahu, Hawaii, where he was trained for the invasion of Japan. His division was assigned to oc- cupation duties in the Japanese home islands when the war ended. Prompt Approval (Contlnnd frem Pace 1) possible exchange of internationl Netherlands 3.90 South Africa 0.70 Yugoslavia ._._. 6.60 Lockout Strangles 0.40 0.90 views and information." recom- that the discus- 0.10! 9.60 Pnaa pen, were virtually deserted. Only Ice, milk and meat deliver- ies continued. Butchers laid they would loin the lockout tomorrow. Open restaurants were a rarity, and taxi service was reduced to min- imum. Some drugstores functioned on an emergency basif. Close The government, which may order some services resumed on the grounds that r'-iblic health Is men- aced. has assured the public 'that no one would be deprived of "articles of prime necessity." .Only those factories which must have 24 hours maintenance service permitted entry of workers, and in those cases only skeleton crews were on hand. Packing houses were idle. Large construction projects were halted. A few small neighborhood shops remained open and there were some hucksters in the streets, but ap- parently most workers stayed home, content to make the most of a three-day midsummer holiday with pay. Their amusement schedule was limited. Theaters, motion pictura houses, night clubs and other amusement places joined with the commercial interests in the show of peaceful defiance to the govern- ment Banks remained open, as did government offices. Transportation, chiefly govern- ment-controlled, functioned on a re- duced scale with few passengers. The government remained un- moved in its determination to de- mand compliance with its decree. President Jfarrcll received various union delegations during the day who reaffirmed support of the gov- ernment. Navy to Release Without 'Suitable Work' WASHINGTON, Jan. The Navy cut a demobilization cor- ner today. It ruled that personnel lacking sufficient points for im- mediate discharge may be released much is 45 days early provided 'suitable work" for them to do. cannot be found sion be deferred until the April meeting. GM Prober The National Labor Relations Board announced that it had as- signed Gerard D. Reilly one of its members, to conduct a hearing on CIO Auto Workers union charges that General Mo- tors had failed to bargain col- lectively with the union. Solons Waiting (Continued From Pane 1 joint committee to study the ques- tion of who should succeed the president and vice president in case both die. This matter, like the fact- finding bill, is one on which Presi- dent Truman has requested action. O'Daniel later joined Eastland in the plan to press for action on the fact-finding bill Thursday. But Sen. Ellender who Is offi- cial sponsor of the measure, an- nounced that he wants "extensive hearings" and will fight any move to take the measure from the com- mittee now. Committee hearings will resume tomorrow. The house labor committee put off until late next week a resump- tion of its hearings on the fact-find- ing bill. First it plans to deal with a bill disposing of the U. S. Em- ployment Service. Mr. Truman wants federal control retained until mid-1947. During the recess he vetoed a bill which would have re- turned the service to state control within 100 days. Tied up with this was a cutback of in appropriations due to the end of war, which the President had to veto at the same time. Today he sent congress a message recommending additional cutbacks of in ap- propriations and in con- tract authorizations. The President's detailed fiscal recommendations will be laid be- fore congress in the annual budget message next week. Confers With Senators Meanwhile Mr. Truman appealed again for action on his fact-finding bill and other legislative proposals as Sen. McKellar presi- dent pro tempore of the senate, and House Majority Leader McCormack of Massachusetts called at the White House. McCormack, who was elected acting speaker in the ab- sence of Speaker Raj-burn of Texas, told repotrers Mr. Truman was "very anxious" for speedy action. Congressmen heard that one item in the President's message Thursday will be a request for a full year's extension of the price control act which expires June 30. Comment of senators indicated the extension will be voted but possibly with modifications. The top congressional investiga- tion, into the Pearl Harbor attack, will be resumed tomorrow with Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel as the witness. The senate atomic energy com- mittes resumes hearings Monday. Chairman McMahon (D-Conn) told a reporter that it wants Mr. Truman to consult it before he makes any final decision on international policy on the subject. Reds Accused (Continued From Page 1> lease of the so-called "Young Mar- shal" Chiang Hsueh-liang and Gen. Yang Hu-cheng. They have been kept under sur- veillance by the government since they engineered the kidnaping of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek In December, 1936. Purpose of the kid- naping was to achieve unity among the government, Communists and other factions to present general At a morning session, the United opposition to the Japanese. Nations broke a deadlock over the 18th member of the economic and social council. New Zealand with- drew her candidacy in favor of Yugoslavia after, it was reliably re- ported, Britain and America had guaranteed her a three-year term on the council at the next election in September. Meanwhile, behind-the-scenes dis- cussions centered on the post of secretary general and composition of the trusteeship council. Trygve Lie, Norwegian foreign minister, denied reports that he was advocated as a candidate for the secretaryship by a "Russian bloc." There were other reports that the Russians wanted to postpone elec- tion .of a secretary general. until the assembly meets in April. Arab delegates said they were anxious to obtain representation on the trusteeship council. Upper- most in their minds, they said, was th question of Palestine which they declared is ready for independence. Arabs Ask Statehood These sources said the Arab league considers Palestine "Is In exactly the same position as Syria, the Lebanon and Iraq, whose man- dates have expired." One Arab commentator said "we consider that Palestine should "be- come at the earliest possible mo- ment an independent Arab state. If Palestine is to.retain the status of an undeveloped country with the possibility of future self-govern- ment, obviously from the Arab point of view the best thing that can happen is that the responsibility should fall upon those W are most likely to grant us self-govern- ment in the shortest space of time." However, Arthur Henderson, Brit- ish undersecetary for India, said he doubted that the question of Palestine and the Tranijordan would be brought up at present, explaining that an Anglo-American commission was only just beginning its investigation. Tomorrow night the chief dele- gates and members of Prime Min- ister Attlee's cabinet will be guests of the British government at a ban- quet In historic painted hall at Greenwich. Fire Damages Awning Minor damage was caused last night when an awning caught fire t the Homestead restaurant, 608 at Lee St. Terrier's Second Ace Set PGA Mark SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. Jim Ferrier of Chicago made a hole in one in the final round of the Francisco Open for his second ace of the tournament and a new PGA mark yesterday. Using a No. four iron on the 175- yard 13th hole, the former Austral- ian champion hit within 10 feet of the pin. The ball curved on the roljing green and dropped into the cup. Ferrier's other ace came on the 133-yard 15th hole in the first round. It was the first time two holes-in-one have been scored in a major PGA tourney, Fred Cor- coran, veteran PGA tournament manager, said. Faurot Will Remain As Missouri Mentor GAINESVILLE, F1A., Jan. John J. Tigert, president of th2 University of Florida, said to- day Don FauroT was definitely out of the picture for the 'Gator coach- ing job. He confirmed reports, current yesterday, that the Missouri mentor was one of several men under con- sideration, but said Faurot has wir- ed him that he had agreed to re- main in his present assignment. Browns Sign Three ST. LOUIS, Jan. Three more players were signed to- day by the St. Louis Browns for the 1948 season. Two are former servicemen. The players are Mark Christmas, regular Brownie third sacker in 1943; Johnny Berardino, former shortstop and second baseman, and Johnny Lucadello. Obituary BECKNER, Mm. for Mrs, Dosha Beckner of Glasgow, who died Sunday In a Charleston hospital, will be at 3 p. m, tomorrow in the Ferine chapel in Cedar Grove, Lincoln Henson olfic.aUnct. Burial will be in Ward cem- etery at Ward. Surviving are two sons, Luther WHhrow, Qlasfow, Hubert Wlth- row, Cleared; three step-daughters, Mrs. Abble Campbell, Charleston, Mrs. Eva Landers, Pennsylvania, Mrs, Pannte Spraulding. Michigan; one step-son, Ed Beckner: three half-sisters, Mrs. Vertte Fisher, SlMonvllle, Mrs. Tressle Htggin- botham. Charleston, Mrs. Violet Hunt, Lock Six roat.'; three half-brothers, Perry, Willlfttn, anO Ernest Shlvertuker, all of Charleston; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. BELLAK, for Lewis Bel- Jak, fle, of An Jean, Oreenbrler county, who died Sunday morning In a Ronce- verte hospital, will be conducted by Joe E. Brown at 11 a. m. toc'ay In the Nickel! mortuary chapel at Ral- nelle. Burial will be !n the End of Trail ceme tery at Ctlntonvtlle. Mr. Leckle had been employed by the Leckle Smoke- Jess Coal Co. at Anjean and Is sur- vived by his wife, Mary Jane Betlak. He born in Hungary on Oct. 16, BIRD. Elmer for Elmer A. Bird, 34, who died yesterday at his home, 1234 Crescent Kd., will be con- ducted by L. Y. in the Elk mortuary chapel at 1 n, m. tomorrow. Burial will follow in Elliot cemetery on Adonljah creek, Olay county. Surviving are his wife. Mrs. Edna Walker Bird, one daughter, Wanda Mae, at home; a son, Wesley, also at home; his mother. Mrs. W. E. Bird, Llcemore; two sisters, Mrs. Eu'gar Morton, Llzemore, Mrs. Burke Charleston; six brothers, Selbert, Damon, Cecil O., and Barl. of Charleston, Troy and Carl of Belle. BRYANT, Charles for Charles William Bryant, 70, who died Sunday at his home In Huntingdon, will be held at a p. m. today In the Pea- ridge Methodist church in Huntlngton, L. M. Barnett officiating. Burial will be In Rldgelawn cemetery, Wallace mortuary of Barboursvllle In charge. The remains will be taken to the church one hour before services. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lola A. Bryant; a daughter. Mrs. Audrey O. McClung, Huntlngton; two fioru, Joseph O., at home, C. Z., Lewlsburg; one brother, Walter Bryant, Canvas; two sisters, Mrs. Melvina Kyle, of Bruce, Mrs. Let tie O'Dell, Charles- ton, and five grandchildren. CHAMBERS. Mrs. for Mrs. Cosby 84, of Esty. Orwnbrler county, who died Saturday in Delta. Pa., at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Williams, will be conducted by Bert Humes at 2 p. m. tncJay in McMillioti church at Ssty. Wallace Wallace, mor- tuary of Lewlsburg will direct burial In the church cemetery. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Margaret Woods of Rich wood, and three soni. Herb and Robert Chambers, both of Esty, and Harem Chambers of Delta. CHRISTIAN, Mrs. Agnes of Sumerco. Lincoln county, died yesterday afternoon at her home. The body was removed to Snodgrass mortuary at South Charleston. Surviving are her husband, Enoti Christian; three daughters, Mrs. Sylvia McCftlltster of Sumerco, Mrs. Bertie Griffith of Charleston and Mrs. Liona Bowles of South Charleston; three sons, Earl and Elmer Mldkiff, both of "Charleston, and Harrison Mldkiff of Da- vis creek; three sitters and four broth- ers. Allen Skeens, assisted by Theo- dore Kinder, will conduct services at 2 p. in. tomorrow In Cobb's Creek Baptist church, of which Mrs. Christian was a member. Burial will follow In Mldktff cemetery. The la at the residence. HASTINGS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Wilbur K. Hastings, 701-B Morrli St., died yester- day in a Charleston hospital. Surviv- ing in addition to the parents are a sis- ter, Nancy Sue; a brother, Wilbur H.. Jr.; and her grandmother, Mrs. P. C. Hoover of Charleston. Services will be conducted by H. E. Crowder at 9 p. m. tomorrow in Bartlett mortuary chapel. Burial will follow in Cunningham Me- morial park at St. Albana. The body Is at the mortuary. JONES, Mrs. Elizabeth high mass for Elizabeth Jnnes, ftUVi Russell St.. will b.e conducted by Father cuthbert in 6t. Anthony church at 9 a. todav. Burial win be in MI. OHv-i cemetery, Owen and Barth mortuary In charge. The body will remain at the mortuary until funeral time. Surviving is one daughter, Settle Leigh Jones, Charleston. MFI.TON, I. 85, died yestercJay at the home of hts daughter. Mrs. Edith So mm era of South Side, afttrr a long Illness. Surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Nanna Carney, Dunbar; two sons, chsrlea of Huntington, and James. Galltpolls. O.: one sinter, Mrs. Dilly McClanatian, Poca: IS grandchil- dren and 8 greatgrandchildren. Serv- ices will be held In the Baptist church in Poca at a p. m. tomorrow, J. C. Hammond officiating. The body will be taken to the church from Mays and Parsons mortuary in Dunbar one hour before services. Burial will bi in the family cemetery In Poca. NBWHOV9E. William for William M. Ne who use of SlMonville, who died Sunday, will be conducted by C. W. In Noble Long chapel at 2 P. m. tomorrow. Burial will follow In Spring Hilt cemetery. Nathaniel Bacon, 55, Dies Suddenly Here Nathaniel (Ben) Bacon, 55, own- er of the Bacon Awing Service at 604 Brooks St. and a resident of Charleston for 54 years, died un- expectedly early yesterday morn- ing at his home, 16 California Place. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nea- vah Smith Bacon; two daughters, Mrs. Joe Conner and Mrs. Evelyn Flint, both of Charleston: five sis- ters, Mrs. Grace Cable, Mrs? Mar- garet Cain and Miss Harriett Ba- con, all of Charleston, and Mrs. Thomas Duke and Mrs. John -GJer- ulff, both of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, John G. Bacon of Macon, Ga., and Cyrus Bacon of Balti- more; and two grandchildren. The deceased was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Oscar Bacon. Services will be at a. m. to- morrowf in Sacred Heart church with Father Boniface Weckman of- ficiating. Burial will fallow in Sun- set Memorial park.. Active pallbearers will be E. R. Cole, F. W. Hughes. B. D. Hummel, Homer Burdette, Charles Surbaugh and V. F. Herne. The body will remain at Bart- lett mortuary until funeral time. Former City Health Commissioner Dies Dr. Eugene Davis, 78, formerly of Charleston, died in a New Or- leans, La., hospital yesterday morn- ing. A veteran of World war I, he was Charleston's first health com- missioner, and hud served as officer in charge at several veterans' hos- pitals. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mar- guerite S. Davis, New Orleans, La.; a son, Capt. C. T. Davis, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.; one daugn- ter, Miss Marguerite S. Davis, Lin- coln, Neb.; two brothers, John A. G. Davis, Greenwood, Va., Staige Davis, Charleston, and two sisters, Mrs. B. H. Baird, Ithaca, N. Y., and Mrs. A. N. WelUord. Warsaw, Va. Scalding Proves Fatal To Nicholas Co. Child Services will be held today for Ardith Jane Brown, 2-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Brown of Hominy Falls, Nicholas county, who died Sunday in a Rich- wood hospital of burns received Jan. 11 when she fell into a tub of scalding water at her home. Wallace Dorsey will conduct the rites at p. m. in the Methodist church at Hominy Falls. Burial in the church cemetery will be direct- ed by Nickell mortuary of East Ral- nelle. Surviving in addition to the par- ents are two sisters, Nada and Ver- na, and three brothers, Norman, Kempton and Joe. Police Mystified (Cnntlnuad Front 1) time, and Police Commissioner John C. Prendergast, who took over that post Jan. 1 from the veteran com- missioner, James P. Allman, retired, took positive steps not only to solve the Degnan case but to abate the crime wave. The commissioner said the Deg- nan case was the police depart- ment's No. 1 job until it is solved. He ordered that the necessary men and facilities of the department be devoted exclusively to it. Generalb-. he asked the city to give him more policemen. He said virtually the entire department, from top officials down to patrol- men, must go to train- ing in police work, the work of the crime detection laboratory and work with the Federal Bureau of Investi- gation training program. Mayor Kelly announced he would recommend to the city council Wed- nesday the hiring of from 500 to more policemen, especially for assignment to neighborhood beats, and that if the money were not available from existing city fund! "we will borrow from banks, if necessary." NKWSOME, Jamel for James It. Newsome. 33, of who died Sunday morning at his horns, will be at p. m. today In the Baptist church, Xonceverte. with A. Dlion officiating. Surlal In Ronceverte cemetery will be directed by Wallace Wallace mortuary of Lewisburg. Surviving la a son, James R. Newsome, jr., of Ronceverte. SHOXK. Edwin for Bdwln O. Shonk, HOI Kanawha Blvd.. E., who died BunL'ay In a local hospital, will be conducted by Joseph Clare Hoffman at 1 p. m. today at the residence. Burial will follow in Sorlne Hill cemetery. Bur- low mortunrjr m body taken to the home last night. will or ,t.mp. OVh Fleming chltholm. ntv Hope. William Collins. Phillip Moore. Paul Bnyder, Fred Wiseman and James Carey. WARNER. of Buffalo. Put- nam county, died yesterday In a Charleston hospital. TJif boriv was re- moved to Baynes mortuary at Buffalo. Survivlnj are his wife, Mrs. Nancy June Warner: five daughters, Mrs. Elsie Hurdman. Mrs. Lola Hurdman and Mrs Oladya Hall, all of Buffalo, and Mrs. Sarah Searls and Mrs. Ida Legg, both of Churleston: two soni, L. A. of Charleston inc.' 8. W. Warner of Buffalo: 30 grandchildren and great- grandchildren, services will ba at 2 f. m. tomorrow In otter Branch Metho- church with Samuel Raynes offi- ciating. Burial will follow In Walker Chapel cemetery. WAt'GH, Robert for Rob- ert Wauih. 33. of Blakeley, who died Sunday at his home, will be at 2 p. m. tomorrow In Blakeley church with Elder Wilbur Balser officiating. Burial In Blskeley cemetery will BO directed by It Frame mortuary et Belle. The body will be taken to the residence this afternoon. Surviving are his wife, Mary Frances waugh: two sons Robert Lee and Connta Ray Waugh. both at home: his mother, Mrs, Sallle Waugh of Charleston: two sisters, the Muses Annie and Oynlth Waujh. both of Charleston; and a brother, Okey waugh of Alloy. WILLIAMS, Walter Wilson Williams. a lifelong resident of Clay county, died at his home In Irrt.'ale yesterday after a long Illness. The body was removed M Hardtnnn nnrt mortuary In Clay. A member of May- scl Baptist church, he Is survived by his wlfo. Mrs. Lilly Francis Wlllllms: five daughters. Mrs. Stelln Johnson. Birch river, Mrs, Cora Prlnnlr. Ivydale, Mrs. Bull Biiushman. Widen, Mrs. Mayse! Hash and Mrs. Ooldle Keener, both of Clay: four sons. Ray and Dennis, both of Clay, and Rnloh and Arnold, Ivydale; one brother. Luther Williams of Clay: one sister. Mrs. Mary Bird, Ralnellt: 40 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchil- dren. Services will held In the Ivy- dale Baptut church at 10 a. m. tomor- row, James Cottrell officiating, follow- ed by burlftl In Holcomh cemetery In Clay. The bodr will ba at the mor- tuary until funeral time. Stan Rojek Receives Discharge From Army FORT DIX, N. J., Jan. Rojek, promising young In- fielder of the Brooklyn Dodgers, was discharged from the Army to- day and plans to join the Dodgers soon for spring training. He hopes to land the shortstop or third base berth. Ro.lek was all-International league shortstop with Montreal in 1942. Me had a brief tryout with Brooklyn fall. A-Bomb Senators (Continued Froos fmgm 1) named recently, but Mr. Truman said at a subsequent news confer- ence that this action did not fore- close the senate group from mak- ing on foreign, as well as domestic, controls. The McMahon committee has held five weeks of hearings, and -has visited at least one manufacturing center. The 'senator said he be- lieved It has become about as fa- milier with the atomic energy problem as any group of non-sci- entists could. In the international field, he said he felt the group has two objec- tives: first, to recommend to the senate how much of the secret shall be shared with other nations and under what conditions and. second, to seek to cooperate with the President on forming policy. He expressed hope the group can agree soon on domestic legislation although he conceded that congress is not likely to act finally on con- trols at home until it knows defi- nitely what sort of international controls are to be set up. Appointment of a commission by the United Nations Organization to study this question Is expected, but its recommendations may be delay- ed for some months. Meanwtime. the chairman said hearings will be resumed next week. Beardsley Rural, New York financier and early advocate pf the pay-as-you-go tax plan, may be the first witness._______ U. S. Continuing (CantlntKd From 1) Exiled Red Returns The Communist party, in state- ment carried by the Jijl Newi serv- ice, reiterated its demand for ab- dication of the emperor system but proposed to let the people decide ultimate fate of the imperial household. The statement coincided with the return of Sanni Nosaka, Communist leader, from 16 years of. self-exile in Rusia and China. Tomas Confesor. chief Philip- pines delegate to the Far Eastern commission, issued a statement to th; Associated Press saying that he favored stern military occupation of Japan for 25 to 90 years because "if we let them have a free hand I fear they will_try to rise again." Demonstrating Chinese Tell to 'Go Home' SHANGHAI, Jan. nese students who shouted "why don't you go to American troops demonstrated in Shanghai streets today for establishment of a democratic China and withdraw- al of United States forces. Leaders of the several thousand students who marched six abreast through the streets, said the demon stratlon was part of a nation-wide movement. GIs Ask Patterson Hear Grievances SHANGHAI, Jan. 14. A thousand Army enlisted men met Secretary of War Patterson at the airport today and petitioned for an opportunity to discuss demands for more clear-cut policy on dis- charges. There were indications that such a meeting might be held tomorrow as Lt. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, China theater commander, met a GI committee earlier in the day and helped them draft questions to sub- mit to Patterson. He promised to help obtain an interview with the touring cabinet member. Patterson plans to leave in about two days for Manila, scene of enlisted men's demonstrations for faster demobili- zation. When Patterson landed here, the petitioning soldiers were massed be- hind a rope barrier. They were notably quiet and orderly, the only visible indication of dissatisfication being placards on a few Army vehicles reading "Uncle Sam's for- gotten men welcome you." Pfc. David M. Miller, former school teacher of Gulfport, Miss., himself a 28-point man, presented the petition. Patterson replied over a public address system, telling the soldiers, mostly Air Force men, that he was not worried about their conduct, which he was sure would be orderly. But he called their at- tention to the fact that "the eyes of various other Rus- sians, British and French are watching what we are doing here in China." At about the same time, several thousand Chinese students were marching through Shanghai's streets, waving placards and shout- ing to Amcricr i troops along the route, "Why don't you go The demonstrators, participating in a student movement intended to be nationwide, also demanded democratization of China. Later, of them paraded in front of the French consulate in protest against French arrest of a French Nazi suspect in disregard of Chinese sovereignty. Hall Recommends (Conllaied Fran 1> and to causa proper investigations and the necessary raids to be made upon these illegal establishments." Judge Hall also dealt with the problems of illicit sale of liquor and juvenile deli-iuency, and urg- ed that more be done locally to combat the problem of juvenile delinquency, explaining that "we are still extremely deficient in pro- viding sufficient recreation for the adolescent youth, which he must have if he is to grow up to be a strong and useful citizen." Citizens of the community were urged not to fail to appear as wit- nesses before the grand jury if able to shed any light upon a crime that has been committed and were urged to cooperate to their utmost with persons endeavoring to enforce the laws. H. Pierce Brawner of Charleston was named foreman of the grand jury which began investigation of a'.out 260 presentments after hear- ing thejudge's charge. Other grand jurors are George L. Coyle, Thomas Edwards, T. J. Blair, L. D. Pauley, John R. Hussey, Richard A. Parker, Louis L. Baer, R. G. Walsh, Walter T. Judy and Mark A. Bird, all of Charleston; A. E. Anderson of Cabin Creek dis- trict, L. L. Casto of Elk district, C. R. Barton of Jefferson district. Bush Mairs of Poca district and Ira G. Casdorph of Union district. Woman, 56, Held (Continued From Pan 1) inick Isolde, had found the torso. She was not represented by counsel. After Judge LiBcile entered an automatic not guilty plea for her she left with Ahrens, grabbing his arm when she faltered. Mrs. Leggett wept during the hearing, adjourned until Friday at 10 a. m. by Judge LaBelle. Her husband, whom District At- torney John F. Doyle said Mrs. Leggett had absolved of all knowl- edge of the slaying, was not in court. In a statement, Doyle said, Mrs. Leggett related that Mite deChanis died at the Leggett farm home fol- lowing an altercation during which she struck the girl, who fell and struck her head on a dresser. Doyle said Mrs. Leggett stated that she drove Miss deChants to the Leggett home from Saratoga Springs last Wednesday to perform an abortion on her. When the girl failed to follow certain instructions, the district at- torney quoted Mrs. Leggett's state- ment, the older woman struck her in the face, causing her to fall. The next day, Doylit added, the nurse said she dragged the body behind a chicken coop, dismember- ed it with a carving knife and buried the torso. She put the other parts in a box and left them near the Sarasota Springs raceway, Doyle said. The torso was identified today noon "by the partly through a yellaw bobby sock found on the leg, Amlntant District At- torney Carteton King reported. Three Dwellings Burned At Raleigh Mine Holding BECKLEY, Jan. frame dwellings at Stotetbury, owned by the Kopperi Coal Co., were destroyed by fire today caus- ing an uneetimated loss. A fire company from Beckley was called to help fight the flames which also damaged a fourth house. James Thomas, Negro coal miner In whose house the fire started, told firemen that in currency was destroyed by the blaze. Properly Transfers Virginian Savings and Lean Co. to Rob- ert I. and lot 26, block K, LiVt. Virginian 8avln6s and Loan Co. to B. C. Nelson and nils, lot 69 nnd part of 10. Midland Addn., Jefferson Dlst. Sally W. Plalne et al to John H. Han- cook and wife, lou It and SO, section 2, Cobb Addn. Bva Husson et al to LoulM Colebank, lot 92. block A, Sunkltt Land Co. Ac.'dn Rhoda Mae Klni to Charles Redmond King, parcel, London Dlit. The Charleston National al to Carl L. Mandevllle and wife, lot 7, block D-3. Kanavha Umd Co. property. South Charleston. Ate! C. RnnRom et al to James M. King and wife, lots 160 and 170 and part of Ul, block P. Oakland Addn. James L. Pullen and wife to Harold W. Blair and wife, part of lot 86, Olenwood Heights AtMn. Emet Spencer and wife to Beaiiford Bar- ret and wife, tract, Jefferson Dlst. Nick Bosco and wife to Van Buren Greene, jr., lots 8 and 9. block O, Connell Addn. Levl O. Tlnsley to Eugene Tlnsley. 10 acres of lot H. O. H. Tlnsley estate, Union Dlst. Nettle Sprouse to Dot H. Phillips et al, two loti. Seventh Av. Roy D. linen and wife to Otmer a. El- mare et al, lou and M, Hlvaly Addn., Clendentn. Churchills' Liner Nearing New York NEW YORK, Jan. ton Churchill and his wife will arrive in New York tonight aboard the British liner Queen Elizabeth for a six-weeks vacation in the United States. The former prime minister has said he would spend most of ths time in Florida, and would devote part of it to -.Minting and con- tinuing with the writing of. nil memoirs. The only state engagement plan- ned during bis stay is a meeting with President Truman at Wett- minster college, Fulton, Mo., OB MarchS.______ LOS ANGELES, Jan. Signs of the times? Pawnbroker William Keller says: "They're bringing me five or six sets of wedding and engagement rings every day. Before the war we only got a couple a week." INCOME TAX RETURNS Prepared by Former Revenuo Agent J. J. UMBACH Kan. C. Traat Dr. Earl Sh.ff SKCIAUCT annouiKM hla to Civilian Practice MorriMit Malta Trwalr. PhafW H-XI3 Ae B. M.D. Of Elkvlew Announces His Ronim ta Civilian Practice 200 Washington St., West Office 6J-2J3; Res. M-7JS Hours 1-4 and 7-B Anestfiesiolefly and General Practice E. M. PECK. M.D. Removal or His Office TO Tennenee Ave. Phone: Off. U-721 lea. i. V. JORDAN. M. D. Announen Hla Return CvUtan Prodlco. Praetlra Limllad M> UtOlOOY DAY AND NIGHT SANK SIDOX lEi ST. Pheneu Off. 21-434 JOHN B. HALEY, M. D, Hla Return to Civilian Practice limited to Sor, Note and Throat P.opl.1 Exchange Room 901 Office 31-111 Appointment Home 34-JJ7 BEWARE OF Medical reporta renal that an number of children and adutts en of Fto-Worma. Wetch (or the warning; sign.. the embarrejalne, lurainc rectal Itch. After centuries of rcejljr effective w. the new Pin-Worm treatment------------ in the laboratories of Or. D. Jeyne Soa. The amen, easr-to-tako tableta (lea satisfaction or roar raaner beck. So why take otunoto on Pln-Worawl U fan eas- peet tola ugly laf eolion. aek year druggist WANT TO BUY t IH Mlslsatlotel llT fot> Uti ml re exceed each. Phone between 9 and 4rfM 30-343 DONT JUST ASK FOR ASPIRIN ask for it by name. Be say St. Joseph Aspirin. It's genuine and pure. You can't buyaspinn that can do more for you. There's none faster.none better, none more depend- able. Get St. Joseph Aspirin, world's largest seller at lOc. Save even more on large coat only get nearly 8 tablets to le. ROBERT L WITSCHEY CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TO CIVILIAN PRACTICE OP ACCOUNTING OmCIt IN TH! KNIOHT IUIIDINO TIUPHONI M44S Proves Wonderfol Fw Itching Skin 1 WUll Of ElCaBMtlfta) AvDMvt et Foot and similar skin and scalp Irri- tations due to external cause a Doctor'shfjhly medicated, inriiibU liquid backedby 85 years5 auccessl Zemo ALSO aids healing. Over .packages sold, first Elmer A. GMrhirt, M. D. Announcet Ma return M civilian practice and opening of office 416 D St., South Cnartoton 10 A. M. to 12 Noon Men. Thru Sat. Phaneit Off. 42-411 Rat. 32-176 GENERAL PRACTICE HEADACHE 4 -p togiihfr w from intf Felkw M libtt. Liqu.dCAPUDINE DAN. CLASSMAN, M. D. Announce Return ta Civilian Pracrlee Charloeton Trait Sldg. Room SI I Hour. 1 M la S Phones: Office Residence 24.121 Surgery A General Medicine   

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