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Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 6, 1949, Walla Walla, Washington Walla Wall Bulletin HOI So Watey Wash Wednesday April 5 New Farm Program Ready for Congress Death Toll In Fire Now Placed at 72 Funds for Atomic Commission and Berlin Air Lift Get Committee Approval Big Three in WASHINGTON UP of Report on Nation's Serond Most Hospital VL Says 56 Bodies Recovered 16 Missine WASHINGTON fi The United IU toll Britain and France are un- vo of known dean and reported a major effort w iron uled for consideration ThurS approved Wednesday by lie house committee They were included in an omni- bus money current year tions lor miscellaneous agencies The bit is Draper Says Army Needed In War Troops Must Stay in Western Europe Former Official Declares in Dav Address Signs North Atlantic Defense Treaty jug an the trade fire at St An- differences over three hospital rose to 72 control of Western Germany i day The estimate was made by hos-j Diplomatic officials agreed pital officials that if tbe three can The bill's total is be- ovc the president's They said at 3 p.m that j together on basic German policies 56 bodies have been recovered will mark another milestone in identified and there are 16 the growing unity of the bodies or missing persons The hospital two hours earlier reported 69 dead or missing Its latest estimate said at least 126 persons were in tbe hospital fire destroyed it early day Seven of the known dead we're hospital staff members Burials Begin More bodies were dug from the rubble Wednesday as the sick city of 8.000 began burying some of the 13 newborn babies who perished At nearby St Anthony's Roman Catholic church the Rev Gerald Weigand sang a requiem mass for the repose of the souls of all the dead Fire inspectors meanwhile in- unconfirmed reports that stored paint or an arsonist might have caused the fire The FBI in Chicago and state police at fingham denied a published story that they were investigating an ar- son report The mother superior of the hospital said the only stored paint was in the undamaged boiler munist west Secretary o- State Acheson Brit- ish Foreign Minister Bevin and French Foreign Minister Schuman ere not L The committee also approved the full request for for stockpiling of strategic and critical materials being stored up for use By Associate Press American troops must be in Europe as long us the cold war lasts former tary of the army William H Draper indicated Wednesday In an army day speech Draper hit the same theme as did Gen Omar N Bradley army chief of staff in another address Tuesday night This is that the United States cannot abandon the nent of Europe to any aggressor Bradley told a New York audi held preliminary talks on tne in any that anned strength of man problem last week while At- In addition to tne cash tne must be built lentic cower foreign ministers piling fund was to in- lentic power foreign were gathering here to sign the north Atlantic treaty Having devoted Monday to the treaty signing and Tuesday to the opening of the United Nations tions for which future tions may be necessary The new fund for the atomic en- ergy commission is for paying off sembly in New York Acheson on contraci authority Bevin and Schuman now can set to i authorized by congress The total work in earnest They will try in contract authority authorized was the next few days to reach basic against which con- agreements which they can then pass on to subordinates in London and Berlin with ions to work out details Bevin is prepared to remain here until next week if necessary for he success of the talks Schuman room Records Lost Records of the hospital the only one in this South Central Illinois community of were lost However the hospital believed there were 124 patients and staff in the 62 year old institution when the fire broke Firemen said most of the suffered in some degree from burns or smoke but only one was reported in critical condition Among the known dead were two nuns the hospital's chaplain and three nurses Four Lose Lives When Chicago Home Burns CHICAGO UP husband anc and two young brothers their lives in a fire which swept through a brick home in suburban Northbrook late Tuesday night A girl was rescued from the flaming home by h e r father who lost his life in an at- tempt to rescue his wife and the two children The dead were Ward Clay 43 associated with the Publishing company and his wife Floss 40 and Robert McCracken and his one year old brother Kobert gress previously appropriated 000.000 The estimated cost of the airlift operation this year is Present plans air force ers testified contemplate the use that the people there would not be content with any strategic policy which letting an sor the continent but liberation by strength from this side of the ocean Goes Further Draper went a little further in a speech prepared for a St Louis audience He If Western Europe is to be defended from at- tack we dare not attempt a plan that relies on air alone Our strategic is reported prepared to remain in- of 287 airforce carrier planes an definitely if need be Diplomatic informant said the talks had pointed up through June 30 From an original daily lift of 225 tons they said These basically involve the tions of what kind of government the Germans themselves should be permitted to set up over the ican British and French zones and what kind of controls the western occupation powers should exercise House Passes Farm Aid Plan the operation has increased to average tons daily Up March 27 the United States had carried tons of supplies by air into Berlin There was no explanation by the Continued on Page 5 Col 6 on fire pre- The house approved tion for the agriculture department Tuesday to help farmers produce food and fiber fight pests find kets make a profit and conserve their soil Before pasing the by a vote the house heard warnings of Fire Report Is Received The National Board of Fire Un- Secretary of State Dean Acheson the North Atlantic defense treaty for the United States at ceremonies in Washington At the table left to Vice President Albai W President Truman Secretary of State and John W Foley state department treaty advisor Front row on stage left to right are Benn Bech Benediktsson Spaak son Stikker Da Matta NBA Telephoto must envision a retention of I strength on the continent of I Europe In Germany Gen Lucius D Clay the U S commander there said the United States is pledged to prevent any aggression against Western Europe by force if sary Clav reviewed an Army day parade at Germany and told the You are a symbol of our still firm will to fight for Death of Congressman Somers Delays Passage Of Appropriations WASHINGTON of try 5 J the rights of free men We have Rep Andrew L Somers de- joined the Atlantic community and Army Secretary Royall and General Pick Urge Appropriations for Ice Harbor Dam and engineering standards has submitted its report on Walla Walla it was announced day at the weekly city commission meeting According to Mayor R V ke the recommendations are identical with those presented and prevent aggression by force Ala Air if necessary At Montgomery me scheduled house passage peace Wednesday of the annual department for 1950 Somers died Wednesday morning in New York and the house ng tradition arranged to adjourn out of respect for him Consideration of the tion was put off until Thursday The bouse will resume then its drive to finish up pending major bills in time for an eastern reces starting April 15 and ending April Symington said a fine army and navy are necessary to a ning military team The air force has claimed he declared that air power alone could win a earlier by from the a group national of engineers board which ing surpluses some time here some months agriculture and reminders that A complete study of the report city man's economic condition is however is to be made by tied in with the farmer's Farm state representatives ed that the parity of income for bers of the commission Talk Building Code In that connection H D Gross the farmer must be protected The building inspector conferred provides to the officials regarding plans for production controls in oj me 1949 edition of the uni- ton corn wheat and rice building code Some years this is needed to maintain price supports of these basic crops ago the commission adopted ths 1946 edition but the latest issue of The measure is the annual tne building code contains a num changes Gross propriation for the 1950 fiscal year beginning July 1 1949 The house ed sent it to the senate HURRY For Best Selections MARTIN'S Jewelers REMOVAL SALE thing in Stock that can not be is to be marked in price so it cut Most Items PRICE JEY S PLATED LOCKETS MARTIN'S JEWELERS i 0 W Won St The largest single cash allotment n the agriculture appropriation is for soil payments to farmers in the crop year The present of for individual the short form of the code be adopted but that copies of both the mam and short forms be cured for sale to those interested Herman H Hanner city ney was instructed to prepare the necessary ordinance of adoption of the 1949 building code for future war Speeches Parallel Draper's remarks about strategy paralleled those of Bradley almost exactly This may be the last army day celebration The national military ment is studying suggestions that in the spirit of unification it mght be well to abandon the separate days for the army navy and air force and observe a single day for the combined armed forces Army day was founded in by the Military Order of the World War officially recognized by an act of congress in 1937 What the speakers said dav about the army was reinforced by demonstrations of its strength equipment and training in many cities and army posts Setting the keynote was a uled parade down Constitution nue in Washington President man with his cabinet and high government officials places in the reviewing stand south of the white house ion payments would be boosted a week hence Thu tn The house defeated 95 to 0 an effort to retain the L The legislation suggests The assessment roll for local im- provement district No 421 was 00.000 in conservation payments next year For rural electrification the ets up in contract with another available if needed en its third and final reading This district involves the installing of nd gutters in the southwest Third reading also was given the The farmers home administration ordinance revising the parking f I will other had NEW YORK Andrew L Somers 53 Democrat of New York died Wednesday of a liver ailment at St Alban's naval hospital Queens He had been a patient at the hospital for a month Somers first was elected to con gress m 1925 He was a veteran of the first World war and was at Manhattan college and New York university Eisenhower Chiefs To Key West for Confab WASHINGTON Ailing Gen Tax BiU Goes To Conference SALEM Oregon main tax program calls for no new taxes but provides for a balanced budget was thrown into a senate house conference committee Wednesday Tne committee will reconcile dif between the two houses Dwight D Eisenhower will resume but no serious difficulty is ex his efforts Thursday to end The house refused Wednesday to version which naw and air force bickering operating accept the senate services use He summoned the chiefs of the three armed services is to use present to Key West i come tax surpluses and future would get in cash installation regulation which will of university to farm tenants and for wa- extend tne placing of parking for te a3 chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is The general recalled from the oration income tax receipts to bal tu quanta a- er facilities and production and along Second and South Second avenues ancc the budget The house had voted to use thei The U S army and its corps of engineers fired their heaviest ery Wednesday on behalf of Ice larbor dam on the Snake river restoration of a for the budget which had been knocked out by the louse appropriations committee With hearings on the rivers and appropriations now under way before tne senate s ee handling these matters top men of the department went into action to emphasize the Importance which places on the Mice Army Secretary Kenneth Koyall appeared before the subcommittee Wednesday morning and asked for reinstatement of the ce Harbor appropriation as a vital part of the program for the Pacific northwest Senator Harry Cain H- Wash notified the Inland Empire Waterways association by tele- phone Wednesday afternoon Engineer Head Testifies In addition Major Gen Lewis A- Pick chief of army ent a formal request to the tee for restoration of the entire item included in the budget report The subcommittee is considering a for waterways construction work by army during the 12 months ning July 1 The item was from the by the house appropriations committee after testimony that the project would be injurious to the fishing industry Pick said the project should be constructed because of the shortage of power in the Northwest and to provide navigation benefits on the Snake river Fish Planned Other representatives of the en told the committee tha plans are being made to install fish ladders to cost Sen Cain is scheduled to appear Burbank Land Is Transferred To Uncle Sam before the group Thursday to ar gue for immediate construction ol the dam first of four planned on the lower Snake river between Bur bank and Lewiston Construction of all four A quit claim deed in which the relinquished all claim to and at pne time owned by Bur ank irrigation district No 4 and ther concerns and individuals has been signed by and forwarded to the bu reau of reclamation This move completes the transfer o the government of land to be irrigated by the new Burbank ect Title could not be cleared un til the deed was signed be cause Walla Walla county had a one time foreclosed on the land fo nonpayment of taxes Commissioners recalled that th foreclosure took place about 1 ago when the land was con rolled by the irrigation and the Pasco Power and Wate o Since that time the court has ruled that the county has no lega right to the land and ordered tha the taxes be cancelled Some the land is located in the first of the Burbank project on work will start this week and th remainder on other sections of th project to be complete later Outline of Plan Slated More Meat Poultry and Dairy Products Check Of Crop Surpluses Aim Of Administration administration plans to lay before congress Thursday a farm program designed to use the American petite for meat poultry and dairy products in such a way as to pre- vent troublesome crop surpluses Secretary of Agriculture man will outline the rogram before a joint session of the houe and senate agriculture committees It is the on's substitute for the controver- al long-range farm law assed by the Republican gress The program is expected to have broad consumer appeal f its emphasis upon a greater ly of livestock products at lower prices than would be ible under the present farm gram In brief it would seek to divert millions of surplus acres from ton wheat peanuts and some other ash crops to grass pastures and ay Such land would enable rs to produce many additional iead of meat and dairy cows and hence a larger supply of meat and milk No Price Unlike the present program new plan would not support of livestock poultry and dairy ducts It would allow them to drop o low levels As a consequence many consumers would be able to buy much more of these than at present The incentive for farmers to in- crease livestock production would in the form of government ments Such a program would be Nationalist Rejects Communist Ultimatum ted to help accomplish three ends desired by the 1 Adjustment of crop production from abnormally high war war levels to peacetime placing-of greater emphasis and 3 ment of the national diet Brannan is expected to ten gress that various economic vices would be needed to mate such a program work They would include price for some farm products incentive for others consumer subsidy grams and government ion controls for such crops ton tobacco wheat rice and nuts He is expected to say that current controversy over the Aiken law puts too much emphasis upon price supports That law for a system of flexible ranging between 00 and 90 per cent of parity for most storable ducts and zero to 90 for others Parity is a standard for on Page 5 S NANKING Presiden Li Tsung-Jen Wednesday night wa reported to have rejected a Com munist ultimatum for the virtual surrender of the Nanking ment Chinese quarters said Li still was making a would be handled out of the Wallal future receipts but to leave the Walla district office of the corps of attempt to bargain with the Reds for better terms Li also was said to have turned down a proposal that he go to Peiping where peace talks now are d s in progress He was reportedly invited pre- Vemon L Perry College a license was granted a solicitor's license to handle vacuum cleaners on page 5 cot 1 investigation and admirals to subsistence loans The forestry service gets the bureau of animal industry the bureau of ogy and plant quarantine the school lunch program 000.000 and the extension services Rejects Proposal The provides funds or Use rj MfJ to Gain administrative expenses of the lo credit corporation which j Closer Economic Unity farm prices by loans so that farmers can hold WASHINGTON senate j resolution crops to prevent market gluts The Wednesday rejected 59 to 23 a already has authority to make posal to use of some of the in such loans 1000.000 of European recovery funds to encourage closer economic J unity among tries Senator Dr J T Rooks and a friend sored He said it I were on lie comer i would such mores as Second and Alder streets trade Books tossed a round of glass ion and a similar proposal into lie air and let it fall and Italy sidewalk into to quite a bit Let see what this OTIC does for the proposal after The then an- hafl accepted a re- round piece of air It fell to lie the rested by K T a j Tt was of tbe Tew to there from a stomach surplus alone I The campaign to re- engineers The staff discussions are the number of old age Capital City Without ed to last into week the de- in order to give bigger J defense said to those who have g r e a m Strike go to ping and serve on a joint tee which would supervise the handing over of the nationalist ar- mies to the Communists A blunt warnna tnat if they need way Wednesday violate orders public The house bles will lace a and sent to the senate Tuesday of pressmen Wednesday left j the bin allowing the public welfare thousands of government officials Kev The house services committee posted that nonce Tuesday in o commission to bring suits to force congress members and others in able relatives to take i nation's capital without local news care of who apply lor are assistance FILED Articles of in- corporation filed with secretary of Earl Coe ed: and The Stroller Past and Projected Progress Of bv Visitor ton Inc capital by H A Sowell Tacoma ct Tri City Since much activity j Employers Association Inc no is keyed to development elsewhere j capital by Sooner Cox et aL there was a scramble to find out what is goins on in the Many officials sought from news service CO de- prom ote th CT a strons n of he sa d By nf Radio stations quickly shifted their proErains to feed oat more news Even comic strips read 7 croup to We newspapers of city from Baltimore and other cities speaker Vere and papers they were sold by per a rt 9 per cent proposal last f rv P sta result afara a 3 J Tt was m- of the lew to mo V t At he when mi h- i irnn 10 wnile That rme tor split on a m lhr rl can see tbat th are eien maiter city nno ID 1 Kin The ft see tbat th are eien on is to z Alaska Northwest to Kiwanis Onb hsa of la AlasKa tbe Walla Walla Ki- by nA rt If Or beer cm UK to to irr Oil The Tites ol rnr rjr rf t will ss oT t rt By s HI 1 Trite T C M a a as of i Oar of CBB 3 11 3 ZH pw cent 31 per i of p of tbe fcr 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