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Evening Journal Farm Edition (Newspaper) - April 2, 1948, Washington, Iowa Us Puu a 3 reasons to use wast ads i re aders 2-Little Fost 3-results the evening journal i Mil Anda Olja Kkt tuck it. Ivar la Loudy a timer took of it a. Volume 55 farm edit of two sections Washington Iowa for to a evening april a 1048 num per 41congress overrides Truman tax Cut veto 10,000 americans fed by air russians Block streets army sends food planes to berliners a Gen. Clay rules russians off american i trains air Chiel quits $ Berlin april 2 a i in a rail shipments of food for the 10,000 americans Iii Berlin were ordered resumed tonight Ami the russians promptly gave assurances that the trains won i pass unmolested through the russian zone of Germany. House passes world help Bill 317-75 measure packaging Aid to a it 16 countries goes to Senate Herlin april 2�?- Topi a Tho to Apo americans in Berlin wore fed from Tho air today but u. S. Commander Gen. Lucius d. Clay announced that an attempt will to made to resume rail shipment of supplies to the German capital tonight. Tho military governor said a train would to made up in Brunswick tonight and should arrive hero sometime tomorrow unless the russians turned it Back tinder their new blockade orders. Clay emphasized that he was Leonard Whittaker 23, who died not surrendering his previous a no i Yew Day at mercy Hospital Iowa Gen. Carl Spaatz pictured at left above resigned today As chief of i staff of the Vij. S. Air terse effective july i. President Truman Ini mediately nominated Gen. Hoyt s. Vandenberg right to succeed j or a four year term. Vandenberg was vice chief of staff under the retiring chief. Shown with tile two generals is Jimmy Doolittle. Another wartime Iii hero. Lne National sound photo hold Whittaker funeral at St. James Church tomorrow funeral services for Harry search policy under which to had ruled that no russian Soldier was to he allowed american train. But he said the americans a1 City will he held tomorrow at9 30 in St. James Catholic Church to aboard an kalhor n j r Corcoran will offic w hot air Are it by com he hoist i Date and burial will be in Lim j to t cd Rove cemetery. Ways had been prepared to furn j the Rosary win be recited to ish waybills for american freight j nigh in is parents Home at and would do so now. He said $.30 pm Parish members and at the russians before their new j 9 by he knights of Coin in bus. Elmp Down which was effective at Midnight wednesday had neglected to Check such it it go carrying j March 25> British food train supplies1 for both the 10,000 Brit j Isle Iii Berlin and the germans n j the British zone of the City Jive been passing through the Kus i Sian zone of Germany West of i the City without difficulty after routine inspection of papers. It was believed in american j sources that u. S. Military trains j coming into Berlin also would be passed through the same Way. As the russians emphasized informally that the restrictions they had placed on rail transport would he continued and might even he strengthened it was becoming More and More apparent that the soviet Union s chief interest was in preventing shipment of foods from Berlin. It began to appear that russian authorities had no desire 10 gut off food supplies to Tho 10,-000 americans in Berlin other Allied nationals Here or the 2.-000,000 germans in the City whom the Western Powers Supply with \ Ood. The russians made a charge that the blockade was needed to prevent a Western spies from using Berlin As a Gateway to the soviet zone. But of More interest was the charge made by the same russian authority propaganda chief col. Serve tul Panov that it also was needed to prevent Britain and the United states from a further plundering Quot of the German capital. Twenty three to s. Air Force c-47s dropped their wheels on temp Lof Ai drome in the Amor Icen held zone of Merlin today six or seven More were expected later. American authorities at Frankfurt had said 30 planes were available for Tho service. F i v e american passenger planes arrived also. The British sent food train through the russian zone with Only routine inspection and they How in to passenger planes and sent six out of Brelin. The russians made no further attempt to interfere with Tho plane movements. Reports rus t continued on Page 2 i Brush fire Young Whittaker was injured of his fathers farm 32 Miles of Washington on \ tractor he was driving overturned and pinned him Down for about six hours before in was found. He was Horn june 15, 112 4 in Washington the son of Martin l. And Martha Louise Joyce Whittaker. Ile was graduated from St. James school. Washington High school and attended St. Ambrose College Iii Davenport until he enlisted in tile army. He was to have been married to Dorothy Bear tuesday april 6. He was inducted into the armed forces february i Quot 1943 at Camp Dodge and disagreed1 March 15, 1946 at Camp Grant Illinois. He was a sergeant in co. C 3 4 7th infantry was overseas is months wounded in the Battle of Tho bulge and awarded the purple knights of Columbus. American legion and St. Rimes Catholic Church. He is survived by his father and Kotlier brother. John and sister. Marilla Irene both at Homo wholesale Bee pork prices Sag Chicago april 2 a to the the american meat Institute said today that wholesale meat prices Are lower today than they wer a on March 16. The Day members of the Cio United packing House workers struck against the nations lending meat packing finns. Wholesale prices of beef drop Wabbington april 2.up j the House today approved a a pjs Otto too foreign Aid Bill to help world recovery and Stop the expansion of communism. The Bill was sent promptly to the Senate for final action. The House vote was 217 to 7 the Bill wraps up into a single package Aid for 16 Western european countries in the Marshall plan and anti communist help for Greece Turkey and China the Senate was expected to a 1 prove it by Nightfall and have it on president Truman s desk for the weekend. Rep. John no Yores in. O., presented the Bill to the House. He apologized to the cop leadership because the Bill bad failed of Fin Al enactment by the april i dead-1 i line the republicans had set for i themselves. And paternal grandmother mrs. I Vorys said a we Are la. I. Whittaker Washingon. least a week ahead of the rime legion to attend rites that our critics said it would All legionnaires who can attend of Comrade Harry Thoro was Little debate before jul fire Row be to Joie mender Charles Hotle to meet at j on the Biti. Chairman Charles \ the legion room at 8 45 a in. Eaton. R., s. J., of the foreign affairs committee said a considered it a a historic Quot i no thankful to say that we Are Here with a Hill that is worthy of the support of Congress and the american people a he said. Other Washington develop ments a democratic Mal. Gen. m Devine told the Senate armed services committee that Universal military training is a a the Taos democratic plan for training Ever offered Devine used to he commander of the army a experimental amt unit at fort Knox by. He denied that let a Breaks Down american ideals. A Oil a Interior Secretary j. A. Drug said today that Oil production is a too heavy in Louisiana Mississippi and Arkansas. And in other areas he told Hie Senate Small business committee Oil Wells Are being drained at the maximum rate consistent with sound conservation. The committee however believes that in new of Petroleum shortages state conservation measures Are too drastic. Meanwhile government and Industry officials agreed that a Sharp increase in military use might Force return of Oil rationing. Oleo rep. L. Mendel Rivers. In s. Ca said he expected to get by dusk enough signatures to Force a House vote on legislation to repeal Federal Leo Margarine taxes. He is circulating a petition to take the legislation away from the agriculture committee v 1 Deli bad shelved it. Reorganization by silent Truman asked Congress to renew ins authority to submit plans for reorganization of Hie executive Branch of the government. The authority expired last wed in Day. Under the 1030 and 1045 reorganization acts or. Truman said. 2 4 no App by t mfg is am russians set lip the Street Barrier pictured above where their zone joins that occupied by the americans. In Berlin. Roadblocks set up by the soviets on the boundaries of their zone were abandoned after two hours. However the russians Cut off All rail traffic from the German capital City of the american British and French occupation zones. International radio photo Harry i. Whittaker saturday and attend the funeral in a group. Veterans having legion uni u ,. Forms Are asked to Wear them. Heart. He was a member of Tho. Other veterans Are asked to Wear their service uniforms. The legion will furnish a color guard of Honor and a firing squad. There will be a military service at the graveside. Nine counties pay one third of state taxes Des Moines la., april 2 ubi nine Iowa counties paid one Hird of the $110,780,578 state tax Hill last year. The other 00 contributed the remaining t wot Birds. The state tax commission s study of 104 7 fiscal year tax revenues Reform yesterday showed that nine populous Industrial counties paid Over $2,000,000 a Ach in state taxes. They received Back in state Aid. About one half of their $27,000,000 contribution. The heaviest state tax paying counties were Polk $10,078,113 Woodbury $4,801,531 Linn $ l-505.005 Scott $4,1 72,862 Black Hawk $3,918,512 Ottaw Ottamie $2,820,092 Dubuque $2,881,205 Cerro Gordo $2,022,399 Clinton $2, ,70-6 on the other hand. 19 less populous counties whose Matt taxes averaged about $500,000 received More from the state than they paid it. The commission s county try county tabulation of state tax payments for the 1 94 7 fiscal year. And of state Aid receipts for us 1 94 7 Calendar year included Hest nearby counties state Aid $567,721 5 3 1,330 502,940 7 7 6."21 7 76.2 1 6 703.334 place 55 in jobs local office reports fifty five placements wer made in March by the local Iowa state employment service office. Mrs. Permelia in Lay director said today. Three of these were made through the state clearance system of filling orders and the rest were local placements. Eight were women and 22 veterans twelve went to work on farms. Five were handicapped persons. Three of diem veterans. Other month and records showed d1o7 receptions 28 new applications filed. 290 applicants interviewed 71 were referred to jobs and 13 applicants were Given Job counselling. A total of 30 employer held visits were made and 54 new or tiers for workers were received with 34 unfilled orders remaining. Mrs. Lav reports that single j farm hands Are still in demand and anyone May Contact the local office if desiring farm jobs. Plans Are also being made for Ppd Corn a Masseling this summer and shortly schools will vie visited to give students an Opportunity to apply for us work. Others May Contact the local fire directly. Vets to push summer civic Celebration of ii Ivers de Man Dies Henry Iowa Jefferson Johnson Kook u k Washington tax payment $71 2.033 713,316 6 i 7,520 1,519,660 i John 712.236 i 7 17, i 1 Board holds special session the proposed salary schedule adopted by the school faculty organization recently was the main Lopic discussed at a special session of the school Hoard last nigh according to Henry in Bailey Board president. The salary schedule had prey j agencies were eliminated As inde oilily been discussed at an Vail 1 pendent establishments. Hgt asked Ier Board meeting without a Del j Job authority be mad per led from 3 to 3 u cents a Pound j Blite decision being raced. Nei manent. In Eastern markets and pork loins Thor was one arrived at Las final passage of the global Aid dropped morn than 11 cents at night the Board plans to consid 1 Hill and prompt approval by tile Chicago the Institute said. 1 or revision of the teacher con president could Start tin first Tim Institute spokesmen for tract at later meetings. I shipments under the measure on the leading packing firms said the Board adopted the school j heir Way abroad by tomorrow that fresh pork was scarce and Calendar for the 1948-49 school a bringing Premium prices Quot in year. It also discussed the Possi j some areas which depend head vilify of making a school census i ill on locally dressed hogs. The regular Board meeting j meat production. Based on 1 takes place the first thursday 1 livestock receipts at the 12 Prin night in each month. However Cipal markets has recovered last nights meeting was a special sharply after a minor decline session and the Board will hold when the strike began. Its regular monthly meeting a Issi is License ii i s. File second thursday of this month Bailey said. Shares Wood wealth Greencastle id. Up a a Albert Shuey did his part to re Levo the fuel shortage during a cold wave. He advertised a plenty of Good dry Timber Quot to anyone who would go to his farm and Cut it. A Washington firemen extinguish a marriage License was issued of a grass fire yesterday after yesterday by r r. Noonan Dis noot at 839 s. Marion Avenue Trio clerk to Arlo d. Durham across the Street from the Camp 23. And Cecelia j Jacobsen 21. went on Sale this morning. I members of the Junior class Are i Selling the tickets through personal contacts. The play will i Quot Stag tickets for the Junior class play. Cd tuesday april 6. In the High class play tickets group sponsors mental confab f first District units of the american legion auxiliary will sponsor a mental health conference tit the state Hospital in it. Pleasant i on april 7. A special invitation was it x i tended by mrs. Eolia Miller j president of the Washington unit of the auxiliary to All other groups in Washington to join Iii the conference. This includes pay j t riot in and civic organizations Parent teacher groups ministerial associations worn u s club 1 and farm groups. If enough persons int up a bus will be chartered. The stat auxiliary last year began a mental health education program for its members. . Charlo Graves i state director of Iowa Nantan a Sti Tutins will he one of the speakers. Tile legion auxiliary Regam hits year is emphasizing proper child training As one of h3 most effective measures to prevent mental illness. The Center a Nice j april 7 will be one of nine District institutes sponsored v hic auxiliary this Spring to inform the Public about Iowa a mental health problems. A of the institutes Are being held at state institutions and will include Tours so that lie ins Titu a Riverside John w. Shr add 65, died this morning in mercy j Hospital Iowa City. He was oper ated on a week ago and has been in failing health for several years. I he was Horn on a farm South of Riverside in 1 883. The son of and Christine Truxaw Shradel. He was educated in Rural schools and moved to Riverside when a youth. He was married in Max 3. I in to miss Albia Hora. Who survives him. He was i partner in the Truxaw and Shradel general store. He also worked in the in a. Knit Tel store and in the Farmers Union Exchange. About of years ago he established lits own grocery which he gave to his son Ivan when lie retired january i 1 9 4 7. . Shradel was mein her of St. Mary a Catholic Church the holy name society and the better Riverside Dun. To is survived by five children. One other died Iii j infancy. The living Are Arnold Burlingame. Calif. mis. Genevieve Griffith Iowa City mrs. Evangeline bouquet j Ivan and Mary Rita All of Riverside. In addition lie is survived i by his Mother his brother Joseph i Aii it i i sister Helen All of River-1 Side and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister. The burial is tentatively scheduled for 9 a. In. monday with burial in of Oliver cemetery Riverside. Stones from the pyramids of Egypt would be sufficient to build a new a Maginot line Wall around France four feel High and one loot thick. Ii has been estimated. Board of directors of the local i chamber of Commerce voted last j night to turn Over promotion of the proposed civic Celebration this j summer to Washington veterans a organizations. Jolts Loc. Secretary of the chamber said that the Board Felt j the promotion of hic c. Libration. is hotter adapted to veterans or ionization a. Lee said Hie veterans groups needed Hie Opportunity to raise extra Money in the summer to carry on their activities for the rest of the year whereas the chamber had it regular duties to fall Hack on. Veterans groups had requested the chamber to set the Date for its Celebration so they could plan theirs. The chamber did not want to a freeze out the other groups and so decided to drop Tho idea of promoting its own Celebration. Charles Hotle commander of the american legion and temporary chairman of the veterans committee to promote the Celebration said it halt not been definitely decided which veterans organizations will sponsor the Celebration. The chamber of Commerce will continue to promote the sales clinic and annual cleanup Day. Dates were set at the meeting last night for the three summer meetings to he held at tin country club laddies night will ii May 21 the j other meetings will he july 3 2 land september 24. Gives 1st big tax reduction in 20 years president Calls Bill weak in time of peril Washington. April 2 a us Congress today enacted the Republica ii $ 4, s 0 0,01 a t 01 i n co Nae tax reduction Bill into lev Over a presidential veto. It Cav to 55,00&Quot. To ii 0 americans their first major tax reduction in nearly 20 years. Some 7,400,000 of them were taken completely off Federal tax Rolls. Shoih the House and Senate Vot cd by better ban two thirds majority necessary to put the tax Cut into effect despite the veto presi ident Truman slapped on it today. Members of or Truman s own party deserted him in sufficient numbers to override the veto. Republicans did not have enough votes to do it by themselves. The House \ of was announced As 311 to is this was 45 votes More than the t wot Birds necessary to override the veto. President Truman told Congress in his veto message that the tax Cut a would materially weaken this nation s torts to maintain peace abroad and Prosperity at but the great majority of con Gress in in rejected his arguments. House Republican b Ader Charles a. Hallock called the president s veto Quot an Extension of his stubborn opposition to much needed tax Relief and Elt Iua Bant referring to or. Truman a action in twice vetoing tax cuts in the last session my making them stick. Hal Leek said Quot this is the third time he has sought to thwart the will of the elected representatives of the people who have the first responsibility in this matter. The House vote was taken As soon As a clerk finished Reading the veto message there was no debate. The presidents 1,7 00 we re veto message was sent to the House while he was attending Canadian a me Rica n Day ceremonies at m Illiam Surg. A. It listed these major reasons for disapproving any tax Cut now 1. The Hill would a undermine the soundness of our government finances at a time when world peace depends upon the strength 01 the United states. 2. It would produce a deficit in fiscal 1949 and a greatly increase the danger of further inflation j. For the average family the tax Cut a would be an evil in disguise because ii would help to a drive the Cost of living still High 1800 county farms to get 1948 pm Aid eighteen Hundred Washington county farms Are eligible for pay ments under the production and marketing association i m a i 1 948 soil conservation program according to Howard l. Wit Trig. County pm chairman. The deadline for applications ended yesterday. Washington county has a total of 2330 farms. Washington township has the most farms in the county 2 11. Ii is followed closely by Lime Creek with 20 7. 1 947 pm figures reveal that 7 3 per cent of Washington county farms were approved for conservation practices under the Bra program. 4 the Bill is inequitable As a h As untimely Quot forty per cent of the reduction would go to Quot less than five per cent of All nearly All of the $250.-00 0.000 Annulli reduction in estate Ami gift taxes a would go to Only about 12.000 of the most wealthy 5. tax cuts prevent sizeable reductions Ina $2.53.00u,Moo. Quot of National debt in a Prosper ohs period the re i Little Prospect that the debt a vip Ever be materially reduced or. Truman said it would to shortsighted to Cut axes Quot at the time Vav Hen our obligations he referred to ii Aid and military Prepa red v cry a re fore Ness. Dents fender a police car driven by Clark this morning about i collided with a Chevrolet owned by set. Charles l. Will a. In. Aet a n Anson local army Recruiter. The Sedan parked in front of he Post office. Had a dented left front fender. Sgt. Anson is in Davenport today. Driving an army car regularly at his disposal for official business. He said solemnly that a the world situation is one of uncertainty and. Indeed. danger Quot the United states he said must be Strong to Iet effectively against the forces 0 dissension Ami he said the Hill would reduce government revenues to such an extent As to Lunk. Likely a deficit government finances la. Said re s would happen Ai time when responsible conduct the nation s financial affairs quires a substantial surplus to t Duce the Large Public debt and to be reasonably prepared Conti Geneh s. In la Cains seen first hand. Five of the institutes will he at mental hospitals. About 200 persons attended the first Institute at Marshall Bell garage. Both of Des Moines. Production that Uncertain age school auditorium. Tonal end of the problem can Bel town on March 23 where Cornwa grown t to years in succession on a nine per j cent slope 3 7.32&Quot pounds of soil Tan acre was lost annually. From la Bluegrass Sod the annual lot it i was Only 120 pounds an acre. A Metal Cut t o hold t w utilizing been tie Veol during Hump in r urge enough it shakers and a Lect Rte lamp hot Toke up Salt a Quot a

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