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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 11, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Higher education sounds oil right but tho educators hove. W.,Mi- W.....K., toiwtihiUt hi,hWPM.    wkM    „    -umH#|i_    wh#    ton    w Fair west, cloudy east, slightly colder tonight except in panhandle. partly cloudy Saturday THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JANUARY ll, 1946 Cops,Coll Guy Who'Did This”'Reckless1* en* .    R-*'* Likely Now But Ktrr Might Coll On# Later; Points Way Out On Housing ut State Colleges OKLAIiOMA CITY, Jan., ll, ;—Gov*. Robert S. Kerr has indicated it is not out of the question that he might call a special session of the legislature although the housing situation at state colleges does not warrant such action. Kerr, answering a telegram of Rep. J. H. Arrington, Stillwater, requesting a special session be called to aid in solving the college housing problem, said the •tote regents for higher education have funds which could be used for housing if they chose to spend the money that way. , 7ng the flrst public indication that a special session is not entirely ruled out this year, he said:    ‘circumstances may arise that w ould make it wise or even necessary for a special session to be called this year, in which event I would gladly call the legislature into session without a moment s hesitation. Funds Unspent *?th and 20th legislatures appropriated more than $6,000,-wo to the higher regents, Kerr said part of which has been airt^I the re8ehts and part vin. if nS ?ot* e e\Pla*ned tm* rum i ai OSe funds rem*Ul un>pent and unencumbered, hence «re still under control of the hosing. *nd C0UW h* Used for If a special session were called *nd appropriations for housing added’ under 1he con-stitution the money would have woi^irf    *he    who ^ ould not be bound to use the funds for that purpose. State Surplus Anticipated Kerr whote Arrington the re-could now spend any of the th^^Un1e!i theLr control with toe knowledge that they could t^rer?rnnC;ed by the ^^legislature from an expected state gen- surplus of almost *10>- He pointed out the last lecis-iU^forIhorized housing author-* for practically every state controlled college. Bonds could be issued for the purpose of housing, Ke?r aSde£ and the supreme court has already sustained the act. For causing this cute little pile-up a Ten^ Wa .i- t j ^ . hifTn"* tthetpicture indicates that‘the cops hS loml^ina^WW*?j arrested for reckless driv-and rn    nsp<»rt    on highway betw^ oSw“”nd ti    v C,*r (ri«ht- foreground) a passenger car the transport was carrying. Wreckina i.^’ kno?'«d off two trucks log the ro«L^    ,p*nt ““lf ®ve hours dear- Russia Would Alter UNO Secret Ballot By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER Jan- ll- (AP)—Russia launched an attack within the United Nations assembly today on the secret bal- lot gro under which her candidate for assembly president .was defeated at the first session yesterday. Folish Cars by *48 ^ ARSAW. Poland — <.P> The first postwar model of a Polish automobile will be ready b“ will k ,En*.lneers hope Poland Will be turning out cars in her own factories bv 1948. vJ?,!£ateI ,re*u.rns for amount In-vested Ada News Classified Ads. WEATHER Oklahoma—Fair west, cloudy „V." east. slightly colder tonight ex- I w Oklahoma, eept in panhandle, partly cloudy I    received    a    half    inch Saturday, colder east and south ' -- I*-'" ■t° lead_the state in the Weather Adds Rain To Crewing Total For This County January has already gone web beyond the same month of last year in rainfall but that doesn’t mean another rainy year is indicated. For last year, rainest year on the records here, started out with • ?JX _J0anuary Which registered only I 12 inches of moisture. The succeeding nine months were the ones that made for lush pastures and spoiled many gardens and row crops. 7-ke    fell steadily for IS1* Thur!d*y ni6h* added .37 ?°    s total,* now stand mg at 3.22 inches. p.ratures varied from nigh? Thursday to 38 during the e *F The AmfflaiH Prrao Snowfall and colder tempered lV€u w open the weekend in Oklahoma, the weatherman forecast today. Light rain changing to snow is expected tonight with a drop in the mercury in the west and north. The thermometer is expected to record lows ranging from 15 and 20 in the panhandle to 30 and 35 in the southeast. Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with diminishing light snow in iowest temperatures tonight 15-25 west to 25-30 east. Forecast For January 11-15 Wusouri, Kansas, Oklahoma aiid Nebraska—Colder Saturday becoming somewhat warmer in Oklahoma, southern Kansas, southern Missouri on Monday and warmer in western Nebraska, "fcest and south portion of Kansas, southern Missouri and Ok-lahoma by Tuesday night; temperatures will average somewhat below normal entire district; i#?‘ “ow indicated in Kansas. Oklahoma and Missouri Friday night, ending Saturday and again Monday and Tuesday over dis-e*cept none likely in southwest Kansas and northwest Oklahoma. past 24 hours. Tulsa reported .46 of an inch. Ada .37. Ardmore .34, F<*»Ja CRy 18, Waynoka .12, Enid .ll and Gage .07. The mercury dropped to 17 in the panhandle last night after McAlester recorded 50 as the state high yesterday. ISSFAJ1?** QUICKLY About 35 telephone operators were clustered near the Washington street Central Exchange picket lines today when another operator approached, and with one hurry SCattered the group in a The operator gave complete inst ructions on where the girls could purchase nylons!*’ * Read the Ada News Want Ads. OFTER EXPIRES JANUARY IS, 1948 [^■Sentiment was reported devel-H oping within the American nele-i Ration too. for abandonment of g the rule under which Paul Henri ■apaak, foreign minister of Beira glum, was chosen assembly pres-jjident, with the backing of Brit-■am. and Trygve Lie, Norwegian I foreign minister, defeated despite I TT!S .8lippPrt bv Russia and the I United States. One reason ad-■ vanced was that secrecy is un-I democratic.    M I Wants Discussion From Floor I Dmitri Manuilsky, f ore i gnl I minister of the Ukraine, one of I hmnvM>4h V*u    delegations,! I    a11    Persons! Sr j office be nom-1 amated and discussed from the! ihi0.0n.^a£-WM «»*«ed without in    hem* mentioned on the ! floor. Delegatee wrote hie name Ion secret ballots.    I Soviet motion I IK blocked, however, when Cu-1 and other proposals came up I observed that the as-1 4trying to discuss at once. He proposed! ijnat the Question be sent to the! !*avin* th« tem-! iporary rules rn force, and Man-1 |uilsky^ccepted the suggestion.    I "■em. V?bkn Wants Change    I BR^jCubon delegate. Guy Perez    J ■Cisneros, raised the issue of the! |p**edominance of the big powers! Im the assembly by demanding al ■sweeping change in the proposed! lK"er*««rinlt committeeJ The committee as projected by the preparatory commission k{“V€ 14 members. five of them big powers. Perez Cisneros largued either for a 51-nation I Isteenng committee or a limits-1 Ition on its authority and a rule! raga inst re-election of its men)-1 membership10 rCSlrict bi* Decided at San Francisco^H Spaak. in his accepts speech, discussed the question byl teiari% th^J_the decision was! made at San Francisco last springS to give the great powers a dom-1 mant place in the UNO and “theH system adopted there must be ac-l cepted here.**    I Another development today! fK* Possibility Australia may! ask the assembly to revere® the! preparatory commission’s deci-l sion that permanent headquar-B nefr ?ew York or Boston! rn order to bring up again theU proposal to make the world peace! capital at San Francisco.^^^^^^B MI FHty-Six Men Pill Their Discharges (hi Record Here Fifty-six men filed their discharges with the county clerk .foe past week. Among those filing discharges were 33 former army men. 21 former navy personnel and two marines. -Lh°*e receiving discharges W,Lf'un,J'y„ include Troy A. rf.L S*U ^loyd- Holland P. Cates. William T. Glover. Ed- H.u«h p- Toby. {££S,    Odie L. Watson Nathan R. EF"?’ Artis O. Phifer. Paul W. nf*Sii!!!'    Goodwin, Lewis D. Winters. Robert L. Shook. Joe , ndlrs' Jr., Johnie G. Hsrd-en. Jr.. Edward J. Rted. Vernon I i„^nire,ih' ?ay D Barbfr and Lloyd K. Leslie. c, ^bmael E. Upton and Alvis F. Shaw have received discharges «t>m the marine corps. Army men recording discharg-n^"p ue Low.e11 H- Brisco, Ben-W?ll^ ”aglard' ir ’ Kenneth B. ft*. s*!n L Greenwood, rf**11 C. Humprey, Bobie L. Mayberry, Paul C. Landrith. Marcus B. Whitt, Charley R. Fred^T e d N. H unsucker, F.r®d C Smith. Paul N. Scott, Or-bie O. Stringer. uSat5*i?* Roberts, Bencie P. Lil-W1 in    Harry Br*wSl    i'onner* Hutto Brook. Delbert B. Magar. Ar- clntr.if    Geoffrey D. Cantrell, Noel D. Riggs. Lowell Si.K nrw Harold HL Si mc rot h, Aubrey W. Barrett, Charles C Wilburn, Tom A. McLaughlan ham^rifl iC0?r*oA,va T Kirk: ham, Charles H. Paulk and Jack H. Lindsey. _.There has been a slight decrease in the number of discharg-f* being recorded with the coun- T l    Baublit, county fork. said Friday     /ti    A Gl's (ailing For 'Ike' To Speak Oui w«nt to Hoar What Chia! Of Staff Hat to Say About Army Demobilization WASHINGTON. Jan. ll. l.T>— Disgruntled GI’s overseas and equally concerned congressmen called today for “Ike” to speak out plainly on the army’s trouble-ined demoblization program. The great prestige which Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower enjoys both with the army rank and file as with Capitol Hill lawmakers evidently made them want to hear what he had to say as cheif of staff. And it was pretty plain they were not interested in listening to anyone else first. Demonstrating GI’s in Frankfurt. Germany, last night chanted we want Ike.” That was after they booed and hissed the name Of Gen. Joseph T. McNarnev. Eisenhowers successor as U S commander in Germany. Simultaneously on Capitol Hill talk grew* of a joint meeting of congress, possibly next Tuesday, to hear Eisenhower discuss the army s demobilization slow-down order of last week, as well as the revised discharged policy now in preparation. A senate military subcommittee also was assigned to look into the picture. Eisenhower, now on an official visit to Canada, is not due back at his Pentagon office until the xirst of next week. Fresh evidence of war depart-ment apprehension over the demobilization furor was reflected meanwhUem a speech by under laa‘. night at Hoyall, who is heading the de- Telephone Strike Is Spreading Across Nation; GM, Union Studying Fact Board's Report Neither Has Rejected Board View President's Boe rd Proposes 171 Per Cent Poy Increese Per GM Workers By HAROLD W. WARD WASHINGTON, Jan, ll, Union and company representatives studied today a proposal to end the 51 day old General Motors strike with a 171* per cent pay increase. They made no immediate commitment. but one White House labor advisor said it was significant neither side rejected the terms during preliminary discussions w ith aides of President Truman. These talks occurred soon after the recommendation was taken to the chief executive by his fact finding panel yesterday. . .fHfidals of the United Automobile Workers will consider the proposal Sunday at a meeting in Detmtt. Walter P. Reuther. LAW vice president, declared the board “completely supports the unions position that wages can and must be increased without price increase.” The corporation had nothing to say until experts could study the 30 page report of the factfinders. Truman*! Men Hopeful The men w ho counsel Mr. Truman on labor f Emergency LD Calk Go Through Leber Department Spelter ieee Say* Government May Step in lf Tie-Up NEW YORK, Jan. 11.—/.T'— ™t,rnent “J*1* Secretary Patter- "tan on labor problems seemed *..1!aclfl? inspection tour. I hopeful the end of the GM tie- Ado Evening Nows (krisknas Bargain Offer CLIP and MAIL TODAY Ada Evening News, Ada, Oklahoma Gentlemen: Attached find $. (check or money order) I    I    .    ,      J    VI    UCI    I for which enter my subscription to the Ada Evening News to be delivered as indicated below. BY CARRIER OR MAff. □ By carrier in Ada, or n by mail anywhere OUTSIDE Pontotoc and adjoining counties. $7 95 year Name Street Number or R.F.D. Town State un. bd Mills Sacosds Uni Named by President Ta Hoed U. S. Maritime CommiMiMi WASHINGTON, Jan., ll, IP)— Present Truman has chosen Rear Admiral Earl W. Mills to succeed Vice Admiral Emory S Land as chairman of the U. S. maritime commission. Th* White House announced today that Mills nomination as chairman will be sent to the senate when congress reconvenes next week and that he also will be nominated for promotion to the rank o$ vice admiral. Press Secretory Charles G. Rom told a news conference that legislation to permit Mills to re-toin his active status in the navy S Iii Mked. Gen. Omar N. Bradley retained his active status in the army under similar legislation when he was made head of the veterans administration. Land is scheduled to leave the maritime commission this month lion    aiF    lransport    aMocia- Mills is a native of Arkansas. „.A Brooklyn man. father of ten mi!?!*01!!' re‘*nluted because it meant higher pay than he was ?^inJ “ a civilian. From one army to another! J?er*c* “td Friday morning that th® number of discharges being filed is welcom- weeks with more than IOO each week filing discharge papers. Un Rqwrh Hb Muey, Witt Gone Cart. Timepiece Take* Pram Heme Dart* Night H. W. Hayes, 323 North Stock-ton, reported to police that his home was entered some time dur-Thursday night. Missing from his trousers, which were in hi* bed room, is his billfold con- change ^ biU# and *°me e Jy addition to taking the bill- thll and nioney» Hayes reports that a 17-jewel Hamilton open ,a^iPOCket. watch wjth a white SI? erne u also missing. The money in the bill fold con-suited of three $10 bills and a l^,d P°lic* that he d r n hls home was entered. Police are making a thorough search for the pocket watch and the billfold. oof th .American hysteria to E£it^e..b0?y home- This- he said, is endangering our whole occupation policy.’* .kl e end“1f ot th» hysteria is the responsibility of the people of America, he declared, "not of of ,he presidtBt-not Should the of overseas Boyau went on. "America wtli ijfLr!* poY*r to Prevent the tot-:Li .an eleIr,ents in Germany and Japan from building again for another conquest.” ti„T!’k^mpIica,*d demobiliza-tion problem constitutes the first hot potato tossed into Eisenhow- er s hands since he x succeeded r£Z*uGeorge C Marshall two months ago as chief of staff. rapid withdrawal personnel continue. up was in sight and that this would influence solution of steel, Meat Packing and Electrical Industry disputes whicn have brought calls for 1.100,000 CIO WTnTers to strike next week. The recommended pay increase would amount to 19** cents an O.C., Tulsa Pickets Out w AN Blit Emergency Long Distance Calla; Wea-tem Union Operating Normally OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. II — *•/*—A petition asking an injunction restraining Western Electric employes from picketing the tel-I    . t ephone office here was filed in Amenca* vast long distance tel-district court today by company ePh°ne system was crippled ser-attorneys.    iously by a strike today—except Company attorneys announced for emergency call*_anrf . ia J,-an identical petition would be    calls-and    a    labor filed at Tulsa at 3 o’clock    department spokesman said the An effort was being made to *°yernment might step in if a obtain an immediate nearing on naUonwide tie-up in telephone the injunction in Oklahoma City. 5eJvlc* developed. At Tulsa O. E. Musselmann. Jn Washington, the spokesman, state chairman of the telephone J™0 ^Quested that his name not workers union said that ‘ what f dfed* said government seizure will happen in the future. I do ? the tolephone industry might not know ”    ’    |    be recommended. Installation workers turned;. Rcver**ng an earlier OUj a Pre*dawn drizzle today and formed banner-dotted moving picket lines around telephone installations in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, ending all but emer-cency and long distance calls. Calls outside of both cities were limited to death messages by company official* when toll operators refused to cross the picket lines. Green Sirs Babe By GM to Be Tike* Opposed Ie Feet-Finding Procedure, However —WASHINGTON, Jan., ll, — Win la rn Green said today that ultimately ’ the recommendation for a 19 7 cent an hour wage increase for General Motors production workers “must be accept- He coupled this with a state-™en} *hat he had again told Presi-?e”t.T,\H,nan he was opposed to fact-finding procedure. fJl*4Prefl<ie?Vo£ the American federation of labor, talked to refuters at the White House after J^to j president. He said irfi lf * panel in the General Motors dispute had “gone ^eu an fact*,inding. That’s happens in any fact-finding policy. The CIO-United Automobile hour more than the present avccr I STxx?' i °J    hour* The L AW asked a 30 percent rise, cr J3.6 cents more an hour, and the company had offered 12 percent, or 13*7 cents. -x Truma« endorsed the fact finding report and said ikiJl 19 a5*.cePted* .“the industrial skies will rapidly clear and American industry and labor will go forward to new heights of achievement in the interests of the whole country. »to2i?e GIO-Auto Workers, originally made their demand for a 30 per cent pay increase to offset loss in take-home pay result- IiA*k en plan,s cut from 48 to 40 hours a week at the war s end. Asks End of Strike The panel, in addition lo re-comtilending a 19 >, cent hourly endre*,!f,.kCall.ed,. for •"'mediate n? .. i. strike, reinstatement w,th°ut discr.mina-™V a"d testoration of the 1945 th?» fh    board    commented that the company had a riert to in"? i. ^ contract on December to. as it did. »,Am:je^mrnpnd ,hat lh* man-agement, the union, and the work- fo ridi? m * ^ho,<:-hearted effort to restore production as speedily !° cont,nue it without interruption: and to lift it to new levels of efficiency and capacity m the interests of all the people, the panel said. I ne board consisted of chair- SS!?nhi0y Garrison, Milton S. Eisenhower and chief justice Walter P. Stacy of the North Carolina supreme court Not Inflationary .    ,    -      decision to wait until Monday, installation workers threw picket lines around most of the major exchanges across the nation in the early dawn. In most cases, other telephone workers were not crossing those lines. Urgent Call* Ce Through Supervisors and telephono company officials were attempt- ......... mg to maintain service,    but The lines operated in orderly    ! She ”, J°\ li!?e more fashion. Supervisory employes    a HISS urgST, cato* were permitted to enter the    „ aenean Telephone and Tele- buildings to carry on the emer-    natlons    top gency service. Changed Earlier Plam The picketing came after a last-minute reversal of earlier union plans to delay the move Workers union is involved in The I riSIII! ^ satlsf*ed that the General Motor, case, and bai b^n’ recomm*"d*d ......._    wage    ___ on strike for SI dais' demanding con»ouen°rt. " a.'w ' *n,la«'<>nary 33-cent an hour increase. I inTtootmUe pan*1 "dded • rn satisfying ourselves that Sn    Wm?'' Ih,‘ r°mpany can pay, in the first twelve Vafter the resumption of w ail Ti100, the commended pekes wewlthout increasing fif n- have assumed that (A) General Motors will saIl its Dnce^^R,' 1,5 1942 schedule cf prices, i B) productivity will be no greater than in 1941, (C) aggregate Volume Of DrnHimtm. —Si increase GrMety Hold-Up Suspeds Released OHIea»» Get Ne Identifka-Mon et Either; Robber Okkbom Buller PraMien Drops Labor Sborfogat Blo mod for Low 1945 Crag (Continued on Page 4 Column 3) Ura 61 Fin! To Get Phone (all To Homo From Tokyo TOKYO. Jan. ll.—'.PL-a wife in Texas wouldn't believe her husband was telephoning from Tokyo: a worried captain was reassured because “there was a smile in mother's voice”; and a corporal stood looking at the phone and saving “Gosh!” Thus was telephone service retimed to the United States to-day. to carry emergency personal calls to occupation troops. The rate: 180 pen ($12) for three minutes. It started smoothly. The supervisor. Lt. Robert Christopher, of New Haven, Conn., pronounced wilt tai connections excellent, and Miss Tohiko Mauri, the English-speaking Japanese operator, reported calmly to San Francisco: “Number 534 is ready.” Number 534 was a huck pri-vate—Pvt Vinson P. Pettitt of Alva. Okla., who had applied nearly 48 hours earlier to place his call to Wichita, Kansas, for ‘■personal” reasons. Facilities will permit about 50 calls daily. Lieutenant Christopher said that after Jan. 13 the radio circuits will handle double that number. kjuHdiM Brins . Pickets frag lines Cenrt (Mn Allow* Telephone Company Worton To Go to Tboir Job# OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. ll.- I    !]oma    bu,,*r production in 1945 dropped to the lowest nu..    ■p?,?t    *lnc* 1940. chiefly because Moy Hove Not Boon Adon J? c ,.and labor shortage,, joe J-. Scott, president of the state icT^mP!    by rity po-' While thVdlJpartmS^of^gr'i- for utvestigattoii1"ti L5-L.?1!    not    J** completed*., ■Ilk    ilk    j S connection report on last year’s productinn !^JUesday MAP Gro- Scott estimated it wojld be release r°bb*ry •*« 2Sf"tIpr!*'compared restedthcoul<?    me?    hh° Wer* ar*    002000 o°*ndV7n 194L be c°nnected    Since the record year produc- ^ clty tohce are    tion has dropped steadily falling Raffled    now    over it    to 47.000.000 in 1944    * police th*f*reP°rtfd to the Production of cheese and other EU!    i*    y saw 'to man, dairy products in the state h*« KS rLh,hn,greabOU‘. ih5 al5° dpcreaspd- Scott said. in hMU ^ ln, a hurry and did not bother to look him over. I * * - A woman said that he was clad LAWTON Tan ii 1 r* «« ,n A,CThity^rry«t« tssif?Ste A^°:„dWwJ ^1^“'"* ihrOUgh *7 sponsor'*" * C'Ub haVe VO,ed one here as no one "who saw‘him *° ,lnance ever ie€TI before. A fireplug is ail ingenious de-vice designed to let the motorist help swell the city's revenues. ennai    °f    Production    w^ill SVha‘ °r IMI. (D) material costs to General Motors have in-creased 15 per cent since 1941 and *?5rease more’ (E) total pay rolls have increased and will increase proportionately with wage ysTJs* ',F> ,5eiiin* *en°r- *1 and administrative costs will ^4|*omewhat higher than in Actors, prices of Ltneral Motors cars will b** I? per cent higher than IMI models deseloDsPr»l?UC,iV1,y and ou'Pot aevelops, an increase of as mucn f*n^° per. pent °'er IMI oroduc-ho»rd said* CXPeCt'd *n ,947’ mZ,Vk“SA' OKLA., Jan., ll. <.P_ tl ot £J ,he Sk^homa fi*tJr^r0/ En5,wer* registered today for their annual tw'o-day convention. TULSA. OKLA., Jan 11 tv> iOF    *. community effort I The city’s 1945    per capita fire lr>« ItlnHtf*gMl,05    °f musicaI    ?!n$529‘ bas^d    S a pop u I at ion of at    Highland    cemetery.    142 non u    *u . .OI chimes at Highland The chimes, electrical! ii*      t—    ■ • —Jy operated, WHI cost approximately $5,000. trmSrtiateITet^rns £or *m°unt invested—Ada News Classified Ads. ii?*0®?* wa* the highest in his tory. Commissioner Lee Fh-ice re- SSI,tsfti Th*,0,al daraa*« TOPEKA. Jan , ll. <.FL_Twenty minutes after Western Electric Installation Workers called off 12 gftofo /rom the Southwestern Bell Telephone company today, employes of the Telephone company returned to work. It tfas estimated that approximately 30 employes, mostly women, were standing outside the picket lines when the pickets retired in the face of a court order. Heinz, Shawnee county district judge, previously had is-sued a temporary injunction under the 1943 Kansas labor law restraining Western Electric Workers from picketing the Telephone company offices in “Topeka and vicinity.” Sheriff Elb Beal notified the pickets of the order and told them they must either cease picketing or face charges of contempt of court. Two of the pickets retired immediately. Ten others left shortly afterward and work at the Telephone company was resumed. 4. E* E Frazier, spokesman for the striking Western Electric workers, said he would get an attorney immediately to discuss * ?*fr*torg side of the dispute. There was no violence in the short-lived work stoppage which tied up long distance communica- .t0LTop£k?; „And wbile not on strike. Bell Employes w*ait- ong distance facility — reported I 12 of lts 14 major traffic offices were picketed. The exceptions Boston and Cincinnati* Those picketed, the company said, were Buffalo, Chicago. Cle-yeland. Detroit, Kansas City. Louisville Memphis. New York. Philadelphia. Pittsburgh and St. In other cities long distance ^to.itoouab A. T. and T. are handled by toll operators or associated companies. Situation Began Wednesday The telephone situation followed a strike Wednesday of 8,000 members of the Association of Communications Equipment Workers find! who install West-•prn Electric equipment in Bell Telephone exchanges. They originally demanded a $8 a week pay increase but later cut that to an undisclosed amount. The union got the pledge of many other telephone union workers that they would not cross picket lines. In addition to long distance serv ice, today a action also curtailed manual operations in many sections. Dial telephones were not affected, but will be when they need repairs. Trie union estimated dial svs- WiI1 tog down in a week to IO days. hA spok<*man for Schwellen-bach said this morning that this alternoon s conference between Schwellenbach and Western EI-and ^n.1?n representatives ^ hel1 as scheduled in n‘ Tto spokesman also said V, eaver would make another effort to have the pickets withdrawn pending further discussions. •    *to major areas not af fected by the shutdown w'as New England, where installation toe ACEWe n0t affilxat€d Wlth Pickets On Job Early In most of the cities the picketing by members of the Association of Communications Equipment Workers llnd) began prior to the scheduled 7;00 a to sun! mg time. In New York pickets formed around the American Telephone w    graPh company’s main building at 6 30 a m. (EST) and ST) ed a. union official declared the pickets were receiving “IOO per cent cooperation from telephone workers. ,.Th;    lines    department    of the A. T. Se T. at 32 Avenue of the Americas handles long distance calls, transatlantic message ea a"d long-range traffic. Another sour note in the OPA program. The price of pickles is going up!    y ™ mg outside picket lines said they   felt a . *nor*I obligation not to Read the Ada Ken* Want Ada im°e“ ”,,rn e,ectrie p,ck«‘ PESSIMIST. I af nos aiMiu, I We d like t* bet there won’t ne a strike uv candidates this year. Competition would be mighty hot if there wuz t* he a prize offered fee th* best jumper at conclusions. ;