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Washington Evening Journal (Newspaper) - February 7, 1950, Washington, Iowa People who live in Glass houses Portland to a cab Driver e<1 Hill was treated for a lacerated Ann. Police said he took a punch at the Driver of an automobile who sideswiped his cab hut the window was rolled up. The Washington evening journal volume 56 Washington. Iowa tuesday evening Kebrle any 7, Idso number 305 Hickenlooper tells of gop advances Roc slide blocks off famed Ohio Highway water Loo. To the Republican party has always been id the Lead in advancing the lot of the average citizen. Sen. Bourke b. Hickenlooper r., la., said last night. Hickenlooper told a Black Hawk county Lincoln Day dinner audience that gob administrations in Many states have abolished child labor passed workmen a compensation Laws. Anti Trust Laws and legislation for safety and better working conditions. A the new Deal gives lip service to what it Calls the average citizen while developing the Type of government where tile people become servants of the government Quot Hickenlooper said. He said democrats should Call themselves the a party. He charged that the administration a covers up Quot subversives. In its ranks but predicted that Quot others will be found besides those already convicted. Hickenlooper s speech was his third in Iowa since he announced his candidacy for re election. Russia walks out of in group after failing to oust chinese a a a a a a Telephone Union agrees to 16 Day postponement of walkout thousands of tons of Rock Block famed Skyline drive at Marietta of. For about 200 feet allowing i 2 attributed to recent heavy rain. Tray a la rerouted for an expected two weeks the be also blocks off a Branch of the Baltimore amp Ohio Railroad. Final rites Are held for Martin f. Schmidt Brighton feb. 6 a funeral services for Martin Frederick Schmidt 84, were held Friday afternoon at the Monger funeral Home in Fairfield with burial at Hope lutheran cemetery near Germanville. He was the son of or. And Schmidt born on a farm near Germanville. I or. Schmidt is survived by j three Sisters mrs Soloma Hostette Ler of Lockridge mrs. Lula Lim Backer of Wapello and mrs George Hoefer of los Angeles calif., and a brother Herman also of los Angeles. Assault charge gets go s Long prison terms Tokyo Japan a up a two american soldiers who assaulted Atwo swedish diplomats and others at a party Here last dec. 2 were handed Long prison terms by an army court martial. Pvt. Lawson Davis 22, of Lexington n. A. Was sentenced to to years and but. Sanford e. Shackleford. 19, of Newport ky., to five years. Davis and Shackleford were charged with staging a near riot in a local restaurant after members of scandinavian diplomatic missions attending a party in the restaurant took exception to their remarks to women guests. Bricker demands publication of atomic Quot Quebec agreement United presbyterian men s group sees film a movie on displaced persons highlighted the program Ai th1 regular meeting of the bolted presbyterian menus brotherhood monday evening at the Church. Rev. Wilson of the United presbyterian Home led the devotions last night and a brass in a benthic from the High school furnished another part of the entertainment. Thi group was directed by Melvin Hill. The program last night followed the regular dinner meeting of the organization. Barbados minister to speak at Nazarene the Church of the Nazarene will present a special speaker wednesday evening at 7 30 of clock. The guest speaker is Rev. James Jones of the Barbados islands. The Public is cordially invited to attend this meeting. No soybean acreage allotment this year there will be no acreage allotments for soybeans this year said Howard l. Wit Trig chairman of Washington county pm committee. Officials of the u. S department of agriculture in making this announcement said there were no specific provisions or legislative guides for allotments for soybeans under the agricultural act of 1949. And that existing situations do not justify acreage allotments. Or. Wittrig explained that the carryover or Reserve of soybeans on october 1 before the 194 9 crop was harvested was about three million bushels. Based on indicated Domestic and Export demand it is not expected that the carryover next october will by materially larger than that of last yet a. Or. Wittrig said that if Farmers continue sound production schedules and do not Over Plant soybeans production controls for the crop can be avoided in 19 51 and later years. This puts the problem directly in the hands of banners. White service held yesterday at Jones final rites for Robert Sherman White were held yesterday at 2 00 in the afternoon at the Jones funeral Home. Rev. Fred e. Miller conducted the service. Burial was in the Ainsworth cemetery. Active pallbearers were Glen Fisher. Clyde Courtney Kenneth Cherryholmes Harry Reichley Elon Christner and John Mcneill. Honorary pallbearers were Orrin Johnson or. N. J. Lease. Clyde Huston Robert Williams Clint Fletcher Sam Turkington Robert Shafer and Lee Norris. Says atomic Energy treaties should be common knowledge presbyterian mens brotherhood holds monthly meeting the mensa brotherhood of Tho first presbyterian Church held their meeting last night at 6 30 of clock. An Oyster supper was served. The Kitchen committee was Miami mrs. Sam Munson. Or. And mrs. Glen Owen or. And mr5 William . A Solo was rendered by Charles Murdock and the menus chorus Sang two songs. Group singing was enjoyed by All. A talk and demonstration of violins was Given by Rev. Walter Smit ii. The program next month Quot i be presented by a group of students from the University of Iowa. Marriage License issued a marriage License was issued yesterday to Dorothy Mae Putnam 23, of Washington and Edward c. Chabal. 28. Of Riverside. Stone service to be held wednesday Brighton funeral services for James Martin Stone tp., Ltd to Brighton will be held wednesday afternoon at 1 30 of clock in the Omer Hoskins funeral Home. Rev. Pm k. Moss will lie in charge. Or. Stone died Early monday morning. Survivors include his wife the former Christina Matin a daughter mrs. Harold Humston of Washington two sons. Carl and Ahab one sister mrs. Pearl Fra in of Washington three Brothers Leo of Washington Carne of Cedar rapids and Byron of Sears Boro. Baptist Church holds father son banquet \ fat her son banquet was served at the Baptist Church Mon Day night twill Rev. V. L. Currier acting As toastmaster. The meal was served by the ladies of the Shureb. Lloyd Bradshaw read a poem entitled a abridge builders a. Two movies of University of Iowa football games were shown to Ingroup. The remainder of Hie evening was devoted to recreation. Mal Brune of Cedar rapids was a weekend guest of Lier sister Lillian Crone and other rela i lives Here. Russians impede traffic after weekend recess to b e r Lin a up a a new backlog of 40 trucks piled up at the soviet Helmstedt checkpoint Early today when the russians Cut Berlin bound traffic to seven trucks an hour after a weekend recess. During the weekend the russians permitted trucks to go through at a Normal rate of i Quot 29 Miles an hour eliminating a backlog which readied ii to vehicles at one time. The superhighway to Berlin still was ice coated aul Slippery cutting Down Normal traffic. Western police at Helmstedt said the backlog there probably would increase when traffic became heavier. Western officials meanwhile waited for russian reaction to the Western counter blockade no non need yesterday by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of West Erin a by. Adenauer a hid tile West German Cabinet had ordered an embargo on Iron and steel shipments to the soviet zone of German on the request of tin Western allies Adenauer said the Etti Argo was ordered because communist controlled East Germany had failed to live up to a Trade agreement. East Germany was falling behind in shipments Adenauer said. Allied officials insisted the Trade agreement alone was the cause of the embargo. However they said the fact that it would have the effect of a counter-1 lock Ade against the russians was a a satisfying under the Trade agreement each Side pledged itself not to create More than a $3 million deficit in Mutual shipments on a $3<� million Trade agreement. Deficit too lunge Adenauer declined to say Bow Large the East German Defit if had i become but he said it was Large i enough to put an embargo into it feet. Under the agreement. East Germany was to have received some 185,09 0 tons of West German Iron and steel. Western Berlin shopkeepers reported also that the soviets have prohibited their nationals in East j Berlin from buying luxury goods in West Berlin shops. Washington a up a sen. John w. Bricker demanded publication of the 19 43 a Quebec agreement a a which he said May have Given or. K. E. A Fuchs unlimited Access to wartime atomic Energy plants without an Fri Check. A if my impression of la agreement is Correct it pro de to be a very dangerous thing the Ohio Republican said. Quot it is time we cleared up this matter so the american people can discover just who is at Tault. Bricker a member of the joint congressional atomic Energy committee referred to the agreement Limiter which this country and Britain exchanged atomic scientists during the War. It was made Between the late president Roosevelt and former British prime minister Winston Churchill at a 10ia meeting in Quebec Canada. Bricker said he had heard that the United states was barred from checking the British credentials. \ crested i ast week Fuchs a German born naturalized British scientist who helped this country develop the a bomb was arrested in London last week on charges of atomic espionage. American officials claim he passed a highly confidential information on atomic and Hydrogen bombs to the soviet Union. Bricker pointed out that Fuchs was arrested on information developed by j. Edgar hoovers Federal Bureau of investigation. As far As the British were concerned. He said there has been a a a Complete breakdown of upholds ubi a in the future the Fri should be Given the right and the duty to Check credentials of any foreign scientists to whom we give information on vital he said. Quot in addition we should Grant the Fri anything it needs to safeguard our Bricker s statement was made to reporters after Hoover discussed the Case before the joint committee. Committee chairman Brien Mcmahon. Iconn., indicated the testimony removed any doubts As to Fuchs guilt. He said flatly that the British scientist a transmitted highly secret information to the soviet Washington it a the Cio Telephone workers today agreed to a government request i to postpone for in Days the naj Tio wide Telephone strike that had i been scheduled to begin tomorrow i morning. The postponement was asked by Cyrus s. Ching chief of the Federal mediation service to permit More time for collective bargaining in the contract dispute Between the Union and the Bell system. The new strike deadline now is Fob. 2 4. The Union had threatened to pull out 100,000 Telephone work i ors across the country tomorrow. I and Union officers said if they i struck picket lines would be thrown Quot around every Telephone Exchange to make the strike na-1 but Ching told both Union and Bell system officials yesterday i they should make one More at tempt to a peaceably resolved their i dispute and he asked for the postponement. In accepting Ching a proposal j Union president Joseph a Beirne said he was postponing the strike a with the firm intention of bargaining with the companies night and Day to bring the issues to a mutually satisfactory conclusion the Union is demanding a a substantial wage increase Quot a Shorter work week and nearly a dozen other improvements in its contract with the Bell companies. In a Telegram to Ching Beirne once again accused the Bell sys terns of bargaining in bad Faith and said that if the dispute is not settled by feb. 24 Quot there will be a Ching meanwhile Bas ordered kill Federal labor conciliators to step up their efforts to bring locale of the communications workers Union and the Bell systems to a new contract. The dispute involved directly Only the 11,000 installation and repairmen employed by the Western electric co., a Bell system affiliate. But ii 11 Lese worker strike the remaining 319.999 Cwa workers intend to respect their picket lines. The walkout would be the second nation wide Telephone tie up in history. The last one in 1 94 7, ended in a defeat for the old National federation it Telephone workers an Independent Union that was replaced by tin1 Cio affiliate. Ernest Weaver. President of cd a a division ii which represents Western electric workers said in new York last night that he for one feels a that nothing is to be gained by postponing the but he said that his division probably will abide by the decision of the National executive Al organization a a he said. A and if we re directed by the National Union to postpone the strike we will no doubt it. T. Creaser president of division to which represents Bell system Long distance operators said his membership intends to respect division to picket lines if and w Hen the strike takes place. Griffith funeral of Brighton thursday Brighton mrs. Edith Griffith. 92, resident of this Community most of her life died Here at 11 30 o clock monday evening at the Home of or. And mrs. Charles Mumper where she had been cared for during the past two years. Mrs. Griffith had enjoyed Good health until the week before tier death. Funera 2 of clock the Omer with Rev charge. Sermon bound Russia Abandons in Council after receiving Rebuff t lie to and was she i services will be held at thursday afternoon in a Hoskins funeral Home W. Fillmore in burial win be in tile Brighton cemetery. Mrs. Griffith was born in Brighton Community nov. I sat the daughter of or. Mrs Oliver of Prizer. She the last of nine children had spent All of her life Here with the exception of three years in a nursing Home at Fairfield prior to coming to the Mumper Home. She was married to Robert Griffith oct. 19, 1892 and he preceded her in Deal ii in August of 1934. Survivors include one son. G Cor go m Griffith of Mission Kansas two grandsons George m Griffith jr., of Cumberland my. And Alan Griffith of Mission Kansas a great granddaughter. Marsha Lynn Griffith of Mission Kansas and a number of nieces and nephews. Prior to quitting her Hollywood career to enter a theological sem Inary film actress Colleen town Send 20, boards plane at Loa Geles for Punxsutawney a where she will deliver her first Sermon. It is entitled Quot Aims and International Board. A we Are tart it an inter nation methodist men hold meeting last night about 99 men attended tin meeting of the methodist mens brotherhood last night. Church ladies served the dinner. A Brief program on scouting was presented by Harold Hazelett methodist scoutmaster. He introduced de Morrison Iii who gave the Tenderfoot test to Roger Hazen. He passed the test with no difficulty. Jerry Richards methodist scout candidate for mayor and Dick Powers candidate for councilman both wore introduced to Tho group. Rev. Fred Miller introduced the speaker of the evening Lor 1 in Thomas of Atlantic. He is the District supervisor of the methodist Church. Dunham Morrison president of the brotherhood presided at Tho meeting. A lick housing shortage a Al is a Iii let is closing Date for War claims announced according to an announcement by mrs. Winnie belter of Tho Washington chapter of red Cross claims for property damage or personal injury during the recent War must be filed with the War claims commission not later than March 2, 1950. Those people who were prisoners of War or those who have any other claim for damage can obtain the forms at the local red Cross office. William Green president of the american federation of labor wields the Gavel to open Winter meeting of Al at Miami Beach Fla. Holding that private builders Are failing to a lick the housing shortage a the federations executive Council endorses congressional Bills to Spur Low Cost co operative housing Calls for continued rent controls. Left George Meany Al Secretary right William Hutchinson carpenters Union president. International sound photo Truman urged to try arms limitation and cold War settlement Washington a up a con Gressional leaders urged president Truman to make one last j try at arm5�?T limitation atomic numb control and settlement of cold War issues with Russia. But they shied Awny from backing proposal for direct talks confined to this country and Russia. They said other Quot interested Quot countries should participate jul any East West Parley. Both congressional and state department experts gave a Cool reception to Moscow reports that soviet leaders Are ready to meet wit ii u. H. Oftie als in direct negotiations. The congressmen agreed with department press officer Michael j. Mcdermott who said Hie United states is ready to discuss problems with Russia when its Lead tors agree to let other nations i participate. Sea. Walter f. George tga., a High ranking member of the Senate foreign relations committee said it1 is a per Toetly win. Ing to see a wholly new approach a to the problem of outlawing Hie atomic and Hydrogen bombs. W Arns against haste but he warned against Quot Hasty consultations with Russia without exploring the matter first with Western european nations at a Frank and Complete a Parley chairman Elbert i. Thomas Utah of a foreign relations sub con Pittee trying to strengthen the United nations emphasized that any new consultations should be conducted under in auspices. A we cannot afford to the United nations a he Saki. Lure under obligations to consult with the other members and us j need the support As never before of the Little nations and Well As the big Iowa Post offices to be renovated Des Moines. A up Democrat state chairman Jan. More said he has been notify the general service aciministr., Tion in Washington has approx. Sites and buildings for several Iowa pos offices. More said National democratic chairman William Boyle or Vised him the Cha has a Provo project for land Extension i remodelling of the Post office to fort. Madison. Also approved were Sites and buildings at Belle Plain Montezuma. Fort Dodge. Guthrie Center and the Morningside St Tion at Sioux City. Shakespeare according to pm. Mates never made a �ontinu0llf journey As tar As a round Trig from Boston to new York Pake Success n. up Russia walked out of the unit a nations economic and social Council today after failing to unseat the chinese nationalists Antl Chiang Kai Shekus representative told the Little Assembly that the Kremlin a actions a Call for the expulsion of the soviet Union from the entire world or Gaizat on group rejects motion the 18-nation economic and social Council rejected by a vote of u to three with five abstentions a my Don by russian delete Semyon k. Tsarapkin to Quot exclude the representative of the Kuon Pintang group from membership in the Council. Russia. Czechoslovakia and Poland voted in favor of the motion. Britain France Denmark India and Pakistan abstained. Australia Belgium. Brazil. Canada Chili chi1�?T Dan Mexico Peru and Cie United states voted against it. Tsarapkin followed by tile delegations of Poland and i each Slovakia led ids group from the Council chamber filter warning that Russia oui refuse to recognize As Legal any actions the group might take in its absence. Vav ii ii Tsarapkin waged his unsuccessful fight in the economic an social Council or. Ting fun f. Tsiang chief of the chinese nationalist delegation began his denunciation of Russia be i Tore the in term committee or Jittie Assembly rating across the corridor. Tsiang quoted Secretary of Tate Dean Acheson a statement to the Washington press club that the. Kremlin sought to a detach Quot talc four Northern provinces of Chin and Annex them to the so Viet Union. Report Iowa supreme court upholds judges rulin9 in Wright Case an unconfirmed report today Vaid Liat the Iowa supreme court upheld the ruling of judge Frank Beckley in the Emma Wright estate Case in Washington. The Point of dispute entered about Ute wording and construction of the Wright will. She stated Thaer property was to be Given to her daughter Virginia b. Wright. The daughter was to assume Complete title to the estate until her marriage or death. In event of her marriage or dei111 Ute estate w As to be equally divided among the other children. One of which was Joseph is rig11 Joseph Wright preceded Virginia Wright in death. Josephus daughter. Altah b. Brown claimed a share in the estate after Virginia s death. Judge Beckley denied miss Browns claim on the grounds that Joseph Wrights potential share in thu it estate evaporated alien to died. Traffic violations two Washington county residents appeared before Justice of the peace h. M. Putnam yester a it Charles Harmon of washing total was tined $5 for speeding and Victor g. Flynn of West Chester As fined $2.5&Quot for failure to at a red Light. Weather Dos Moines a i us Eor Iowa mostly Cloudy Yomo local drizzle tonight. Wednesday partly Cloudy. A lit ti1 warmer in West portion tonight. High today 3 5-45. Lov tonight 39-35. High wednesday &Quot-45, except near 35 Iii Northwest. South to Southeast winds 15-20 Init s per hour this afternoon find southerly winds 15-20 Pules per hour wednesday. Yesterday temperature High 41 Tow 31

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