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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - April 23, 1948, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin THE WEATHER For Showers and tered thunderstorms tonight and Southeasterly winds 20-30 Local weather facts for 24 hours preceding 7 a. Maximum 64; 46. Thirty-Fourth NEWS P P R ffp A CONSTR U T 1 V E Drive With CARE Don't Take CHANCES Wisconsin April 23, 1948 Showdown Coming on FBI Report Washington President Truman's n challenge ran into a congressional threat today to over demands for an FBI loyalty report on Dr. Edward U. Rep. J. Parnell Thomas said there will be a showdown if the administration fails to produce the document within 48 The chairman of the un- American activities committee said that should be a reasonable time for an answer to the house resolution directing the secretary of commerce to turn over the Handled Secrets Condon is director of the federal bureau of which handles research on some of the ment's top military are going to be tough in this Thomas told is going to be a But when and how was something else The house adopted the resolution 300 to 29. At his news conference man gave no sign that he would let the FBI letter go to Truman has issued a definite der to all agencies to refuse to give up any loyalty records of federal He has said they must be kept confidential the interest of our national security and committee wants the FBI letter for hearings it plans in the Condon case next One of its subcommittees has and Condon has that he is one of the weakest links in atomic security dnd has associated with suspected Russian The subcommittee quoted what it said was a of the letter to back up its Thomas said there is precedent for hauling the secretary of com- merce into the house the and him in the tody of the sergeant-at-arms if he fails to produce No Decision Yet But he said there has been no decision to take such an Should the house try that committee officials said the could ask for a court order freeing him from The whole affair then could wind up with a supreme court ruling on just how much power the house has to force the executive branch of the government to give up information it considers Charles commerce declined comment on the Condon case when he arrived here last night from his Cincinnati Government Attempts To End Packer Strike Chicago The government has made a new attempt to end the 39-day-old nationwide meat Representatives of the striking CIO Packing House Workers and the four major packers have been invited to Washington next week for fresh wage The union has accepted the bid of Cyrus S. director of the federal mediation and conciliation to meet with the The first session was planned with Armour and company on About members of the un- ion struck on March 16 in support Find Woman's Body 4 Days After Death Mrs. Allen 59, 1341 i Woodbine was found dead at her home Thursday afternoon by her Leo who had come to check the water ply at the Dr. H. G. Wood county said that death was due to a heart ailment and that Mrs. Gilson had been dead since She was last seen Sunday evening and apparently died during the Funeral services will be ed by the Rev. H. T. Kant at Saturday afternoon at the ian Burial is to take place in Forest Hill Mrs. whose maiden name was Ida was born at Wood on April 3, 1889, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sven and had resided in this vicinity all her She ried Allen Gilson in Wisconsin ids on July 3, 1905. Mr. Gilson died December 7, 1945 and one son also preceded the mother in Surviving are two Port and consin two Mrs. Mahlon Bates and Mrs. Leo both of Wisconsin four John Edward and Charles all of Wisconsin two Mrs. Frank and Mrs. Scott and 13 The body will be at the Baker Funeral home until noon Saturday and at the church from 1 p. m. un- til time of Firms Reveal Price Slashes Pittsburgh Price slashes by the Giant Steel corporation followed by similar action by Electric today focused new attention on attempts to lasso cost of living yesterday disclosed a wide variety of its barbed wire to steel used in will be cut an annual total of May 1. At the same time the corporation turned down de- mands of the workers for an unspecified pay Westinghouse said its customers will save about a year from reductions it is putting effect at The decreases will average 5 per cent on electrical products used in connection with electric power Vice President T. I. Phillips said price decreases were made possible increased efficiency and improvements i n manufacturing Products affected include large circuit outdoor lightning arresters and feeder voltage Price cuts announced by U.S. Steel drew varying President Philip Murray of both CIO and the Steelworkers termed them Ernest T. chairman of the National Steel oration said he hoped other branches of the steel industry would find it possible to follow Cancel Night Train Runs Because of Reds Burma Night train travel was cancelled out Burma today because ist activities have made it The general manager of the ma railways said recent wrecking attempts by insurgents forced the Schedules will be revised for trains to make layovers at large railway HI NABOR A congressman says giving a j feller a square 1 meal don't mate a out of but giving him 100 and then ting Release Study On Universal Service Plan Washington A al program to make sure every American does proper if war comes again was com- mended to congress today for The senate war investigating com- set forth the proposal in a report on industrial It American people must ize that in another war this tion may at once become not only an arsenal but also a The report also says that this era of total new methods must be developed take unfair its out of war and preparation for The study came to step in the midst of bustling ations for military But there appeared to be little chance for action this session on the versal legislation suggested by the The industrial mobilization ment available to a reporter in advance of its general essence of totalitarianism is universal service imposed by an The salvation of democratic institutions may be found only in universal service imposed by the good sense of millions of service envisions the elimination of unfair profits and may measurably avoid the tions of our economic system by ation of an enormous The report outlines no specific It simply says tion may well be to such a of demands for wage hikes of 29 The packers had offered 9 Swift and company said it would attend the Washington meeting scheduled with union tives next Armour and the other major Cudahy and Wilson and did not comment immediately on the Ching proposed the union meet with Cudahy on Tuesday and with Wilson next As the government moved to tle the wage a group of farm leaders appealed to President Truman utilize every device available under present to end the The farm leaders included Allan B. president of the can Farm Bureau and the of six midwest state farm They told Truman that farmers are paying a for failure of settlement efforts and that any further delays would make the position Earlier yesterday the union a proposal by E. Howard president of the Iowa Farm to arbitrate its strike against the major Hoist Storm Signals For Housing Washington House bers hoisted storm signals for a program aimed at building homes in the next 10 As in the which passed the multi-billion dollar the house centers around the public ing The house banking committee pigeonholed a similar senate two years as many opponents called the public housing section Banking Chairman Wolcott set for May 3 and told a reporter sort of housing will Few On Hand After a week of bitter the senate passed the controversial yesterday by voice Only about a dozen senators were present for the final Here is what the senate would 1. A public housing with government-owned and operated structures for low in- come families unable to afford houses built by private subsidies would amount to annually by the fifth and would continue at this rate for the next 40 Slum Clearance 2. Clearance of city slums with in subsidies 45- year loans totaling 3. A farm housing with farmers eligible for loans or subsidies if they arc out resources to the necessary 4. Extension of federal home loan with the federal housing administration authorized to insure an additional in mortgages on new Home loan terms generally would be 5. To spur construction of rental there is a program of 90 per cent loans over 40 years at 4 per cent Jews Make Attacks on 3 Villages By The Associated Press Palestine Jews attacked three Arab villages between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv today while Haganah consolidated the control it wrestled in a swift attack on the port city of The attacks apparently were aimed at protecting the Jewish food lifeline between coastal Tel Aviv and the Jewish community of Haifa officials said 105 Arabs were killed yesterday in the ish which struck after British forces withdrew from all but the port Other re- ports said four Haganah men were Arabs last night rejected British surrender terms as too Passover Week A world Jewry prepared to er in the Passover week the United Nations political com- again took up Palestine The United States is re- ported to have abandoned plans to call for a special international ke force for Americans are believed ready insist upon creation of a truce commission to carry out the curity council's cease fire order of week King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan urged Arab nations yesterday to send their armies into Palestine to battle the Jews as soon as the British give up their League of Nations mandate May 15. The monarch told newsmen in Amman he wants all Arab nations join my army in a movement to tine to retain the Arab character of that Some of Abdullah's Arab Legion already in Condemn Communism Communist last Two Jailed For Illegal Fishing Stevens guilty to charges of fishing for trout and session of trout during closed methods night by were con- unanimous vote of the 21 nations at the Pan- American conference in in The resolution urged each western hemisphere nation to adopt measures to combat ism and forms of In newspapers ed dispatches from abroad ing the United States and British of trying to enlist Germans for military purposes and using former German army generals as Red the Soviet army said are pouring spies into Postpones Sentenci Lewis for Civil Conte Red Tactics May Change In Europe Washington European Communists may be compelled to switch tactics as a result of defeat in Officials studying this possibility said today that unless the are willing to resort to amounting to civil war they at the very have to down their time table for political Two possible moves by Russia Information On Witness Is Withheld Detroit Officers Coal Diggers In Union Back At Work By The Press John L. v-day egi ed any fun a mystery witness into police alty in contortion 'the 1'f. quarters today as they pressed their cent coal manhunt for the gunman who tried to kill Walter P. i T XT iV 3_ Prosecutor James N. McNally 4. said the not was t0 nri t 1 T i enter into Common Front One is that the Kremlin may der a return to the early postwar efforts to form a common front with non-Communist left wing political forces which in recent months the Communists have attacked Another possibility and this one is heavily but not entirely dis- counted by authorities that the Soviets may take the initiative in seeking a meeting between dent Truman and Premier Truman was asked at his news conference yesterday whether he tary for Gerald H. GERALD H. MASON Final Rites Monday For Sgt. Mason Funeral with full would be willing to see He replied that if the Russian leader wants to come to this country the who died of wounds ber 15, 1944 in will be held at 9 o'clock Monday morning the one who first gave information to police about Nelson an admitted now in tody for posed on -nd his Mine Worker rs the civil contempt penalty was open by McNally said the witness told Judge T- lice he heard Davis say he The said it who shot the 40-year-old president 3oneS inv of the CIO United Auto 52, a negro foundry er at the Ford Motor de- nied that he ever made such a re- Dones for civil Last the al contempt conviction i ough fined Davis was said by McNally to fm have signed a formal statement o 1 n i -i san April o TO 4'jiii off nutting that he was a n i. j i. i the nationwide suit coal strike McNally that no charge has been placed 8D% Are Back against There is conclusive evidence that he was on the job when Reuther was McNally Davis was taken to police quarters yesterday along with three Le told the of the union were back The pension March 15. told Hie K. I hat par in president would be very happy at Peter Paul Catholic see But the president said again that he has no intention of leaving the country at the present Behind Iron Curtain Stalin was never willing to leave areas under Red army control for his wartime Big Three and there is no responsible belief here that he would now do so. talk that he might pose a meeting arises from the be- lief of diplomatic experts that such a move might tend to throw off ance the American program throughout the But the Rev. C. W. Gille Military rites will be conducted by post No. 9, American with interment in Calvary In D-Day Invasion Son of Mrs. Clara 530 Granite Mason in the D-day invasion of advanced with the can armies through Holland and and was wounded in tion in Germany on November 6, 1944. He succumbed nine days at the age of 20, and was buried in these same experts also say the j the American military cemetery at sians themselves probably would in- 1 Henri from any move for a conference as a sign of weakness on the part of whoever made it. That the Italian elections dealt a RED page 11 Set Up Fellowship to Study Insect Control A industrial fellowship for the study of insect control in ed pulpwood has been established by the Port at the University of according to an ment issued jointly by the sity board of regents and the tors of the 3-Year Research Results of the three-year re- which will run until March 31, 1951, will be made public by the university through publication or any other manner best serving the public according to the Family Of Six Ordered Evicted By Grandmother What would YOU do in a case like this Harry county welfare is faced with a problem of two Wood county men were j finding living quarters for a mother and costs on and her five children between the each first fined count and sentenced to five I ages of one and seven days in the Portage county jail on The family is being evicted by the the second count by Justice Emmet Welch Thursday The two children's a Wisconsin Rapids woman who is adamant in her insistence that leave her 1641 Oak Wisconsin j home by April 30. She has already and George taken necessary legal steps to force Boy Injured Fatally When Hit by Truck Manitowoc A 5-year-old boy was injured fatally yesterday when he was struck a cattle truck while riding his The dead child was Roger son of Mrs. Roman Dr. Theodore Manitowoc ty said the boy was riding across Calumet avenue when he was hit by a truck driven by Ervin G. 47, Dr. Teitgen ordered an The date has not been had been arrested earlier in the evening in the town of Pine Grove by Warden Fred Jacobson of Wisconsin Also arrested in the town of Pine Richard Metcalf and Donald both of were ed and costs when they pleaded guilty to fishing for Shortage GM Lay-Off Detroit Approximately 100.000 General Motors production their There is no says Pre- to compel the grandmother to permit the family to continue her home although her son is the father of the children and is now serving a term in prison for failure to support his wife and paid unless a house or apartment can be found for the agreement covering the ment of the The project has been assigned to the university's department of eco- nomic and Dr. R. D. Shenefelt has been designated to give it his personal In addition to studying insect control in stored the problem of prevention of damage to adjacent timber from beetles emerging from piles of stored pulp will also be Important to Industry Because of circum- stances in the pulpwood picture of Wisconsin's paper and bo- cause conditions sometimes the storage of pulpwood for ing length of tbe problem of insect control is of vital ecun 311 ic importance to the state's second With mills today going further afield than ever before to antee an adequate supply of possible means of the standing timber supply from insect attack and in- must be and it was with this thought in mind that the of Foundation established the fellowship and re- quested publication of the findings for the benefit of the entire according to a statement John E. president of the foundation and president and eral manager of Paper The Foundation was last year as a non-profit corporation for the promotion of scientific or educational activities for the fit of inhabitants of Wisconsin ginning with an initial conti whence his remains were returned to this The body is to arrive here on the early morning Milwaukee Road train and will lie at the Krohn Berard Funeral Prayers will be said there at 8 o'clock Sunday Enlisted in 1942. Gerald Mason was born in consin Rapids January 9, 1924, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael He attended the local schools and was employed by the Rapids company prior to enlisting in the army in trained at 1942. He Camp other UAW McNally on April 12 thai formed his attorney Davis would be held without charge for further questioning today court order if The Sheldon 37, former of Ford Local 600, Percy ex-president of the local Wilfred left the station after questioning by McNally said he had talked to the tipster who gave police news of four pension plan bad about of went back to The tempt convictions were d a renewed 4 the situation in was virtually The al Coal association estimated ths strike has 000 tons in and had received The informant's identity remained a police Appearance of former monthly George F. Addes at police headquarters also marked last night's The a political nent of Reuther in UAW the by members of thr fund 3.11 ti Bridges SlO re- experience over tired after May 20, 194 5 oar rf th been in The third board talked to McNally for a long i Van has asked th u be personally liable for in violation of Soft coal miners warmly today word that a civil sentence against union Lewis had been said dent of and Camp being sent overseas in 1943. Survivors include his four Lloyd and consin and Stevens and eight Mrs. Inga Van Mrs. Margaret Riggle and Mrs. vey all of Mrs. Harvey Mrs. Inez Mrs. Robert Worth and Geraldine all of Wisconsin and Mrs. Leroy Italy Pays Up paid the United States today to claims of citizens arising from World war Ambassador Alberto Sullivan New President of Central Body All candidates nominated two weeks ago as officers of the tral Labor union were elected out opposition at a meeting day evening at the Jack Sullivan is the Central body's new succeeding Harry who was chosen to sent the union on the Wisconsin Rapids Chamber of livan is also a C of C tive of the labor organization by virtue of his Officers reelected for another term are John vice William 3 at Pa. End Here is the Mi- chael 4 treasurer in tht Unit coal and coke think a decision because I John L. Lewis All of our men are working This should end it. in J. Port re- cording Don Virtually all except in cas no immediate vo Pennsylvania Cc e rial I hie of tH and Ed producers ptr trustee for a cmt production Addressing Thursday meeting were Edward G. 1 organizer for the International of Paper and Tov I Ray the 1O I national Brotherhood of Pulp I both of whom are handed a check for this amount to I 1 national labor k and political action plans of ed assistant Secretary Willard L. Thorp at the state j The envoy to'd reporters with a smile that the payment not in- to the result of American am sure your will re- flect the will of the people as It- ah's he referred to Communist charges that American aid and er actions influenced the outcome balloting gitig to the ist Christian The payment is to he held in trust pending a final decision on its tive i fl cd lax c funds run tax fare if and He is of lost probably to meet for f filed bv SEEK ACTION Lake Success Britain urged the United Nations today to adopt emergency measures that would stop open warfare in the mother and five children will find themselves without a roof over their heads on May 1. He asks that anyone having workers able livinS quarters for rent public solicitation of funds at any lay-off tonight because of the of the for housing can t be Another are scheduled to be idled by GM in ad- of similar duration to be spread over the following two Along with numerous foundries and GM automotive parts making plants and several of its Precious Hand Chief Order of Dismissal Rhinelander Former Rhinelander Police Chief Joseph J. assembly units will be closed from who has served as a of in and income dueing property as a gift fiom Paper the foundation not a citizens against officials Body of Paxton Is Claimed by Brother Tho of Silas E of farmer who of a fracture un- dpr on his was to services will be con- i claimed Thursday 1 by a who re- with the body today to 1 Four days of by thp c r. t K by to Pharmacists Join Cancer Fund Drive Local are this weekend in the American cer society's 1948 fund-raising Mrs. Leo J. di- A-Bomb is Ranked 4th By Officer Ellis M. former ex- says the United States has throe far more powerful than the atomic In an interview herp yesterday he listed them as j and knows that we developed these three weapons during the thp f c t i; iri d. Shf ff E the tion ri was to thf informat on contribute to solution of 1 r f-r i t. rector of the drive in South Wood due to the tremendous re- tonight until May 3. Other plants will close as of April 29 and May 7. The loss in wages to GM workers man since last was ordered dismissed by the police and fire com- mission has been estimated by the The dismissal grew out of from to made at a public hearing The output loss to General Motors is expected to total more than day by the present chief of Alfred H. who had suspended Hack 11 days sources in thp all of tho ons are immediately available in sufficient he announced As part of their observance of National Pharmacy stores throughout the part of the county are ing special I in consideration of window displays and makir iThe atomic bomb has a local effect Senate Group Gives Harriman Approval The foreign relations today j cave unanimous approval to of W Historic of The tlic clippings Inle N. The rnee of I as roving ambassador the ed in atomic homb ranks billion dollar European recovery of J material available to the while the other three are I he of ij First The nomination now crocs to L sprate which is in recess until and G. D. HP m
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