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Berkeley Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Berkeley, California Going on vacation have your Gazette follow you. Just Telephone the. 3-4800 and have service transferred to mail. Missed Pope if your Gazette fall to arrive please Telephone Thorn. 3-4800 Between 8 and 7 . Every Effort will be made to tend your paper the same evening. Vol. Xxiv no. 149 22 pages Berkeley California Friday evening june 23, 1950 but retd second claw Milc my by 9o�t office it . Clif Orali on april 37. 1892. Asdot Turac of Matth i. I87� 7c per copy f1.25 per month boy feared Lake Anza victim Berkeley pastor elected National Leader of Church or. Vere v. Loper minister of the first congregational Church and prominent Berkeley civic Leader gained National recognition today As he took Over As Moderator of the general Council of the congregational Christian churches. Or. Loper was elected in Cleveland 0., last night to replace Llisa Helen Kenyon first woman Moderator of the Council. Approximately 2000 delegates and friends Are attending the Council sessions which will sessions continue through monday. Well known As a denominational Leader who has held pastorate in Chicago Denver and Minneapolis or. Loper won out Over or. Wendell Fifield of Brooklyn n. Y., by a vote of 406 to 299. The prominent Berkeley minister is regarded As a powerful Force for reconciling groups in the Church split Over a merger proposal tie will be formally installed monday. Or. Loper said he has been consistently Friendly toward1 a merger of the Church with the 800,-000-member evangelical and reformed Church. A new York court ruling has blocked consummation of the proposal which would form the United Church of Christ with a membership of about 2,000,000. In his acceptance speech according to associated press he echoed the sentiment of reconciliation that appeared to be spreading today Between groups for and against the merger. Church Unity the Berkeley minister said it was already evident that we Are going to be Able to solve our activities in Church Unity without endangering our anti merger forces offered a series of questions and tabling motions yesterday but the Council finally approved an executive com Mittee report favouring an Appeal of the court s injunction against the merger. Justice Meier Steinbrink of the new York supreme court who is sued the injunction last february held the Council lacked proper authority for the unification move. 3 men die in blazing crash Fri will not service Jaffe release record or. Vere v. Loper. Pastor of first congregational Church elected Moderator of the congregational Christian churches for the next two years. His decision came on a civil suit by the Cadman memorial Church in Brooklyn. Fifield is a Broth of of or. James a Fifield of los Angeles who led the anti Union group which obtained the court order blocking the merger. After the election according to the United press he moved that it be made unanimous in affirmation of a new spirit of Christian Unity in the with or. Loper elected and the continued on Page 3, column 1 we or puts embargo on perishable freight Auto workers in strike threat scene dark five Western roads shutting Down for strike b7 United press twin strike moves by the Cio Auto workers threatened to interrupt the motor Industry s record production today. The Only Bright spot in the nation s labor picture was at Pittsburgh where a 14-Day strike by Al milk Wagon Drivers appeared near settlement. The strike had shut off milk deliveries to 3,000000 persons. At Morristown tenn., reinforced Highway police patrolled the strike bound american Enka Rayon Mill where three non strikers and a member of the striking Cio textile workers were wounded in gun fights yesterday. The new York City publishers association meanwhile called on the Heads of seven printers unions to order their members to Cross picket lines of the striking Cio newspaper Guild at the new York world Telegram and Sun. Members of Craft unions have refused to Cross the Guild s picket lines preventing the paper from publishing. The Auto workers ordered 30,-000 members to strike monday against the Briggs manufacturing company. The strike would halt delivery of Auto bodies to Chrysler and Packard plants. Negotiations have broken Down Between the Union and Briggs. The Auw executive Board also approved plans for a strike against Hudson motors due to insufficient Progress on contract negotiations. More than 50 of the Cio strikers were jailed at the Enka Rayon Mill yesterday after hundreds of shots were exchanged Between strikers and non strikers. The Cio textile workers struck March 28 for higher pay and other benefits but a rival Al Union won a subsequent bargaining election and picket line fights increased daily in bitterness climaxed by yesterday s gunfight. The striking Pittsburgh milk truck Drivers were scheduled to meet today to consider a proposal offered by the greater Pittsburgh milk dealers association to Settle the walkout. Union and company officials said they expected the proc so to fes accepted. The Drivers struck for higher pay and a Shorter work wee the Western Pacific Railroad ordered an embargo on All livestock and perishable freight today two Days before a threatened strike of Al switchman. The embargo went into effect at 12 01 . Put. Meanwhile the Western Pacific began Clearing its 1195-mile system of All freight be fore the strike deadline at 7 put sunday. The Western Pacific said two Small subsidiary lines will continue to provide freight services to Cali fornia s upper san Joaquin and Sacramento valleys even if the Bedford va., june 23 a four men died in the crash of a Navy experimental attack plane which hurtled to the ground like a flaming Ball of fire last night. The aircraft an Aj-1 with two conventional engines and a Jet to give it an extra Hurst of Speed was on its first trans i Continental flight from Edwards air Force base calif., to Patoux ent my. It fell in a Thicket of Brush and Small Trees near the Patterson Rock Quarry eight Miles South of her at 8 30 . A department of defense spokesman at first said a naval officer and three civilians were aboard the plane and gave their identities. But later the Navy said it had been advised by North american aviation corporation which built the ship that n. J. Pearson of los Angeles had been replaced before the Takeoff. The others named were it. Comdr. Willard a. Sampson Evanston 111., Pilot Holliday Lee Turner Washington d. Can employee of the Navy Bureau of aeronautics and James a. Moore jr., of los Angeles the co Pilot. The Navy in Washington said the crash is being investigated by the naval air station at a Tuxen md., destination of the plane which was on its first transcontinental flight. The m. J. Carter funeral Home Here where the remains were taken said the coroners have not completed their work. A spokesman for the Home said fragments of the fourth body were found after Daylight today. An Edwards air Force base calif., said the plane was on its Way from Edwards to a Tuxen my. He said the ship had been flown before As an experimental Model but yesterday s trip was its first Long one. One of the men aboard might have been an employee of the North american aviation corp., at Hawthorne calif., he said. The spokesman did not know How Many men were aboard. Mrs. Charles d. Clayton who lives on a nearby farm said she saw something that looked like a Ball of fire pass Over her House. The burning plane almost crashed into another farm House at Otter Hill. It looked like it was going to crash right into our House said a. C. Tweedy. There were explosions like a pistol firing As the main part burned probably ammunition he added. Tweedy said an auxiliary Gas tank still containing fuel was found about 500 Yards from the wreckage which was scattered Over an acre of rugged terrain. Investigation is sidetracked by refusal cancel train los Angeles june 23 m the Southern Pacific announced today it will cancel its Golden state limited Between Here and Chicago in anticipation of a switchman s strike sunday. S. P. Lines Are not affected by the strike but those of the Rock Island which jointly owns the Golden state limited with the spare scheduled to be struck. Spy hearings delayed new York june 23 a Federal hearing on removal proceedings for sex sgt. David Greenglass accused of betraying atomic secrets to the soviet Union was adjourned today until july 13 at the request of the government. Washington june 23 up Senate investigators today sidetracked temporarily a Cross examination of career Diplomat John s. Service on whether he gave military secrets to Philip Jaffe Amer Asia editor in 1945. Senator Tydings did a and that Issue had been deferred be cause the Fri had refused to give the senators the entire record of their hidden microphone eavesdropping on service Jaffe conversations. He told committee aides to keep after the Fri for the record. Service had denied that he Ever gave Jaffe military secrets at least not knowingly. Senator Mccarthy a wis has declared that Fri men testified secretly last month that service did give such information to Jaffe. Tydings Heads a Senate foreign relations subcommittee which is looking into Mccarthy s general charges of communism in the state department. Service was before the group for seven hours yesterday and was called Back for further questioning this afternoon. The intention was to go into the military secrets Issue but Tydings ruled that out and the group went on to other questions raised about has called service service has denied that charge and contends he was unwittingly and innocently involved in the amerasian episode. That Case in june 1945-near the end of the War involved discovery of hundreds of secret government documents in the new York offices of amerasian a Magazine no longer published. Mccarty told reporters that Fri agents testimony taken by the Senate inquiry committee at closed sessions last month will show the Fri had a concealed microphone in Jaffe s room in the hotel Statler in Washington when service and Jaffe met there in May of 1945. Will the Fri testimony show Mccarthy was asked whether service supplied secret military information to Jaffe Mccarthy replied yes it will. It will also show that service was aware that the military information was Mccarthy had no comment when asked whether he has had a look at the Fri testimony. He is not a member of the inquiry group and was not present when the Fri agents testified. Small Craft warned the weather Bureau posted Small Craft warnings today from Point Arena Mendocino county to Point sur on the Northern Monterey county coast. The warning included san Francisco and Suisun Bays. The forecast was for Northwest winds of 25 to 35 Miles an hour. 9 survivors of crash in Pacific found Guam june 23 up Rescue boat radioed today dragging operation intensified dragging operations at Lake Anza in Tilden regional Park were intensified today for the body of a. ,. 17-year-old Oakland boy feared was lacking up nine survivors drowned after he wandered of the crash of a us air Force ,. U n. ,. From a picnic birthday party. Meanwhile a posse was scouring the wooded Hill area surrounding the Lake on the Chance the Young it career Diplomat John s. Service right walks out of a Senate hear ing room last night As his accuser sen. Joseph Mccarthy a was grins in the background. Service today was granted open hearing on charges that he collaborated with. Communists. The slender foreign service officer has asserted he was innocent of the charges in the 1945 amerasian Case. A War photo born in China service went to Berkeley High Washington june 23 up John s. Service the most controversial figure today in the Senate investigation of the 1945 amerasian Case was. Born in a Remote Section of Western China nearly 41 years ago. He owes his presence in the headlines among other things to i decision some years ago to forego a career teaching the history of Art. He became a state department foreign service officer instead. Service is a tall wiry Youthful looking Man with Sharp deeply tanned features. He was born March 8, 1909, in Cheng to China where his father was a Myca Secretary. His Mother tutored him by Means of correspondence course until time to enter High school. Then he went to an american boarding school at Shanghai. A year s furlough for his father gave service an Opportunity to graduate from a Berkeley calif., High school at the age of 15. He then returned to China for a year and a Hal before again setting out for the United states via India the Middle East and Europe. He entered Oberlin College in Ohio in 1927 and was graduated with a major in economics. In the meantime he had become interested in the history of Art so he took a year s Post graduate work in that Field. But that did t pan out he told a Senate foreign relatives sub b-2 in the Pacific. The message said two crewmen were missing. The Rescue team said it found eight of the men aboard two life boats floating 140 Miles Southeast of Guam. Another survivor the message said was taken from the water. The life rafts were located earlier today by search planes whose reports had held out Hope that All 11 crewmen from the missing super fortress were Safe. The b-29, attached to the 28th bombardment Squadron ditched at 2 30 . Today 12 30 . Thursday Edt after sending distress signals. It had been in the air 18 hours on a round trip practice bomber to to Okinawa 1425 Miles Northwest of Guam and apparently overshot this Island on the return Joel Tobey. Planes of the military air transport service spotted the two life rafts. A second Rescue Squadron b-17 dropped two emergency life rafts equipped with radio apparatus food and first Aid kits. Naval planes also took part in the Sawh Albany mayor recall move on officially a recall move against Albany mayor Frank Graeber was off to an official Start today. Ten Albany voters signed a notice of intention to circulate recall petitions against Graeber in a Legal Ster got lost. The boy Phelgar land son of or. And mrs. William land 1627 committee yesterday. The committee is investigating his role in the amerasian stolen documents Case As Well As pro communist charges made against him by sen. Mccarthy a was. Following his College work service decided on a foreign service career. He passed his  final state department examinations in january 1933, but Lack of an assignment sent him Back to China. There he eventually landed a clerkship in one of the us consular offices. In 1935 his appoint strike takes place. These lines Are the Sacramento Northern and Tidewater Southern. No Al switchman Are employed on the subsidiaries. Western Pacific said its own lines will shut Down completely continued on face 2, column 2 new Date set for Luthy appearance  arraignment of or. Bertha bar Kan Luthy Stanford University biochemist on a false citizenship charge was continued today to june 30. She was to have appeared in Federal court this morning. A deportation hearing ordered by the immigration department has been set for july 11. Mrs. Luthy was indicted by a Federal grand jury on a charge she made false claims to us citizenship. Immigration records say she is a native of the russian Ukraine and has not Ben naturalized. The deportation hearing will be on the government s Contention she entered this country illegally while a member of the Young com a munits league. Berkeley graduate service was graduated in june 1925, from Berkeley High school where he had an excellent Scholastic he attended the local High school during his father s year furlough As Myca Secretary in Cheung to China. Three years of his High school education were obtained at the american school in Shanghai before entering Berkeley High school in August 1924. According to school records he lived at 1325 Spruce st. While Here. Twelfth st., Oakland was reported missing at 3 . Yesterday after he had wandered off from the picnic wearing swimming trunks. His clothing was later found in a Bath House locker. He was last seen by his Cousin Tim Crockett 8, of 1420 twelfth st., Oakland with whom he had left the group. Young Crockett told authorities when he left Helger later to buy an ice Cream Cone he saw Helger up to his Chest in the Lake. The missing youngster had also been seen earlier in the Vicinity of the Lake by four life guards. Richard Walpole manager of the East Bay regional Parks immediately ordered dragging operations. Frank Waterbury chief Park Ranger a Crew of 12 Park employees and Contra Costa county Deputy sheriffs combed the Lake until Midnight. Dragging was resumed at 7 o clock this morning unable to swim according to Walpole the Youngs Ster was unable to swim and had been forbidden by h 1st father to go into the water. His parents were not present at the party which was Given for a Friend of Helger s. Some 25 Young sters attended. The missing boy s aunt mrs. Syu Vesta Crockett of 1420 twelfth st., Oakland first reported him gone Walpole said he thought it us advertisement published today in., the Albany times a weekly news Ike the to was trapped by roots n the water but believes the youngster May have wandered ment As a foreign service officer came through. Since then much of his career has been so ent in China and the far East where his wartime service has been denounced by one former us ambassador Patrick j. Hurley and praised by1 another Clarence k. Gauss. Paper. In a statement of reasons for the recall the petitioners listed four items against the mayor 1. That he has failed to conduct the affairs of the City in a proper satisfactory and Businesslike 2. That he has clearly shown himself to be totally devoid of a proper understanding of civic questions and lacking in executive ability to sound municipal administrative 3. That he has repeatedly shown his total incompetency As a Public officer his inability to conduct the proceedings of the Council in an orderly manner and his unfitness for the position As councilman of the 4. That he has shown himself lacking in Independent judgment being notoriously under the control of and subservient to a special group within the City who have openly avowed his signatories those signing the notice of intention were John o Gara 830 san Carlos ave. Anthony j. Cabral 1115 Garfield ave. Florence Helena Spillner 925 Madison st Earl g. Vaughan. 910 Adams st Hans Plaehn 1493 Sonoma ave. Harry a. Crimmey 906 Adams st. Sarah a. Crummey 906 Adams st. Boyd e. Harman 534 Stan nage ave. And Arthur r. Bristol 835 Cornell ave. Meanwhile Graeber still confined to his Home As the result of an appendix attack said he would answer the charges within the next 14 clays As provided by Law. Circulation of petitions May away from the swimming Section and Lallon into the deeper water in. The outer Square mile of the Lake. If not anchored a child s body will Rise to the surface within three to five Days according to Walpole., Walpole said that in the 10 years since Tilden Park opened 3,000,000 persons have visited the Lake. During that time Only five persons have drowned three while swimming and two in boating Accident. Cite Nelson for contempt Washington june 23 up the House in american activities committee voted today to cite Steve Nelson for contempt for refusing to answer questions about russian atomic espionage. A a Nelson refused to answer almost All committee questions when he testified june 8, 1949. The committee at that time was looking into alleged communist infiltration of the radiation Laboratory at the University of California. The committee received testimony from others that Nelson obtained highly confidential information about the wartime atom bomb project. Nelson now is communist party organizer for Western Pennsylvania. For a time service was attached j legally Start july 14 and must be to the staff of the late general j filed by approximately aug. 22. Joseph Stilwell one time us commander in the China Burma India theater. His Job was gel Ting information about the chinese com the City Council must Call a special election Between 35 and 40 Days after the petitions Are pre Al cited provided that signatures Are sufficient and valid. The time morning fogs will be Back tomorrow Bay area considerable night and morning High fog persisting until mid afternoon today cooler today Windy today and tonight with Westerly winds 15-25 Man a locally 30 Mph High today san Francisco 58, Oakland 63, san Mateo and san Rafael 71. Munits. He was ordered Back to this ancient apparently precludes any vr.,t, a a Dot. Country in the Spring of 1945 and i question As to whether the Issue Onia in june of the same year was a can go on the november ballot. A or today 1onieht and saturday rested along with five other per Cost of a special election is Esti sons after government raiders had mated at Between $3000 and $3500. J seized hundreds of secret govern a Graeber has served on the coun a ble rafts ment documents in the new York cil for 11 years. I Northwest winds 1 offices of the now defunct Amer i Asia Magazine. A the indictment against him was dropped and lie returned to to foreign service. Mccarthy s com j Halli Nan Monist in government c h a re e s against the state department last february brought service Back into Public print again. Bulletins except coastal overcast and a few i showers on the Oregon Border and cooler West to 5-30 Mph today and tonight decreasing slowly saturday. Re appeals Vincent Hallinan attorney for Harry Bridges in his recent perjury trial today filed in san Francisco a petition for rehearing of his contempt of court charges. Princess Margaret left nearest camera sits opposite the Earl of Dalkeith in an open Carriage on the Ascot England race course last june. London gossips Are saying today that the. Younger daughter of the King and Queen wants to marry the 26-year-old Earl. Rumours have it that the engagement will be announced after. Margaret s 20th birthday aug. 21.buckingharri Palace refused to discuss the rumours seated next to Princess Margaret 1 the Pron Wev Royal. Alongside the Earl is the Marquis of Hart Trig Stop Gap draft signed Washington president tru ton. See Story Page 9. Up wire photo country. Bulgari on move Belgrade june 23 a Yugoslavia said tonight that bulgarian troops in full Battle dress and sup Man today signed a congressional ported by armoured vehicles have j Resolution extending the selective j been moving the past few Days j service act for 15 Days pending toward the this j House Senate agreement per ment draft a. I local temperatures temperatures for past 24 Tours Cicma 8 ., As recorded by Penn Nitro and a Irdy. Optometrists. Maximum Jyh ,. Minimum 01. _ today s Index amusements. Page 22 classified. Pages 19, 20, 21 comics Page 16 i crossword 16 j 17 i finance. Page 18 health. Page 12 Page 15 Sci 6,7 sports .s". To. A pages 1-1jp

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