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    2 Th Newt-Roview, Roseburg, Ore. Sot., June 4, 1949
11 Witnesses Are
Summoned Before
Grand Jurors
CP) Eleven witnenei who
fought to avoid appearing before
tne teaerai irana jury wim.ii
indicted Harry Bridges have Jen
ordered to show up Monday.
Federal Judge Michael J.
Roche yesterday upheld the va
lidity of the subpoenas, after a
day of legal argument In which
Attorney Herbert Resner con
tended his clients had been sub
poenaed illegally. He said they
do not Intend to "assist the gov
ernment in framing Harry
Australian-born Bridges, head
of the CIO Longshoremen and
leading force in West Coast wa
terfront strikes since 1934, was
indicted May 25 on a charge of
perjury and conspiracy to de
fraud the government in testify
ing that he was not, and never
had been, a Communist, In ob
taining his citizenship in 1945.
Two union officials were indicted
on a charge of aiding the con
spiracy. Since the Indictment, the
Grand Jury has been delving Into
other aspects of the case as well
as Communist Influences In West
Coast unions.
Resner, who also represents
Bridges, said he would appeal
Roche's decision on the validity
of the indictments. The court
denied his motion for stay,
pending appeal.
Program Well Received
By Large Crowd Friday
(Continued From Page One)
to face a world not at peace,"
Miss Mears said; "a world that
presents insurmountable diffi
culties," to the graduate. She
indicated members of the class
have built staunch comradships
during their high school careers.
"But we can't look back," Miss
Mears emphasized.
We must look to the future
with a full expression of our
talents'. Some will continue with
their schooling . ... others will
be fulfilling their life's ambi
tions. "We regret everyone cannot
be a 49er, Miss Mears said. "We
strive for peace and the future
betterment of the world.
"Joint action by the little cogs
move the wheels of progress.
We resolve not to accept de
Eastern railroads have asked for
another boost in passenger fares.
The 60-odd lines late yesterday
applied to the Interstate Com
merce Commission for a 121 per
cent advance the third passen
ger fare Increase they have asked
since the end of the war. Wheth
er the western and southern rail
roads will follow suit on the re
quest, as they did the two previ
ous times was not immediately
Priced Rloht
164 E. 2nd Ave. S. Phone 242
tallte Til. This wonder stone it not only cheap to
build with but has long life durability,' Com in
today and let ut give you pric estimates on your
Paolflo Hwy. N.
Foirhaven ond Harvard Avenu
First in Roseburg to Sign
Union Contract!
Fresh Meats Groceries Fresh Produce
Picketing At Bakery
Newest Strike Move
(Continued From Page One)
Lee Judd. Barker said they would
aid in the reinforcement of picket
Barker said the picket at Pat
terson's Bakery was withdrawn
today, after the firm had agreed
not to sell to markets affected by
the strike.
Demands Mads
The meatcutters' strike started
Thursday, when Journeymen
butchers employed oy me mar
kets left their jobs demanding $75
for a 40-hour week. They rejected
an employers' offer of $72.50 for
a 48-hour week. Retail grocery
clerks employed in the stores af
fected by the meatcutters' strike
walked off in refusal to work be
hind picket lines.
Carlson, in nis teiepnoneo,
statement today, said the unions
are "flagrantly violating the state
law" in trying to "coerce" baker
ies and wholesale houses to cut
off supplies to the groceries af
fected by the strike.
Carlson saia tne groceries are
not attempting to bring meat
in and have closed their meat
markets, but are continuing oper
ations of their grocery depart
ments with managerial help. He
said the grocers had "demanded"
they be allowed to purchase
bread. Describing the bakery as
"the innocent victim" of a squeeze
Carlson said Patterson's had re
ceived legal advice that It had
the right to sell bread at the
Barker this morning laughed
at a report he said was published
In Eugene that Roseburg resi
dents are "starving' 'as result of
the strike. He asserted that of
some 18 groceries in Roseburg,
onlv eleht are belnor picketed.
He said that "lest Roseburg re
ceive bundles from Eugene, there
are ample groceries and meat
sunnlles In the Roseburg area."
Irked by Barker's statement
Friday that ne naa not answereu
a Central Labor Council citation
delivered to him by registered
letter, and therefore was pre
sumed to be no longer represent
ative of the market operators,
Carlson said he had received the
letter in Portland before the
strike had started and before the
employers final offer had been
Carlson had accused Barker of
an "unfair labor practice" in at
tempting to persuade Individual
market operators to meet the
union's terms. Carlson said that
In each case, Barker had been re
ferred to him as the employers'
Graduation Exercises
Held At Riddle School
Awards were made to the out
standing students at Riddle High
School, at a commencement ex
ercises this week.
Laurel Zumwalt was valedic
torian of the class and Clarice
Burgoyne, salulatorlan. Names
of Jennie Howard and Laurel
Zumwalt were announced for the
outstanding seniors' placque.
The girls' athletic award was
made to Marjorie Boyd; boys'
athletic award to Jack Carter,
and the citizenship award to Dor
is HolHngsworth.
Gale Roberts, Springfield, has
been awarded a $73,700 contract
to build a new city hall here.
News for You!
Yes, her it news for you
about building with Chrys-
Phone 895 R
Association Adviser
Urges Study Of CVA
(Continued From Page One)
sales for the purpose of taxes to
state and local governments,
guaranteed that private property
removed from the tax rolls would
continue to pay taxes at the same
rate as when the property was
acquired by TV A, and set up a
formula for a fair division of the
power proceeds tax between areas
where the power is produced and
where it Is consumed.
About 125 municipal light and
power plants, public utility ais
tricts. and REA co-operatives in
the five states where TV A oper
ates, which obtain all or part oi
their nower requirements from
TV A, now pay taxes to local gov
ernments equivalent xo o.o per
cent of their gross proceeds.
From the time Congress instl
tuted the TVA gross proceeds tax
In 1940, the percentage has been
gradually scaled down, so that
the tax Is now five per cent of
fross proceeds. TVA is paying
2,000,000 taxes yearly on power
generated, as well as taxes on
property it removes from the tax
rolls. Public power distribution
systems are paying an additional
f,2,000,000 annually, derived from
their 5.6 per cent gross proceeds
tax. ,
RnnlHiif Dim Pavs
Even Boulder Dam, serving the
Los Angeles area, pays $600,000
yearly in taxes, as wen as ,nc
public school tuition costs of the
children - of employes operating
the dam, said Cooper.
Cooper said the CVA bill Is pat
terned after the Atomic Energy
Commission law, which does not
Srovlde an adequate tax formula,
nder the CVA bill, he added,
t uet are not guaranteed on pri
vate property acquired, nor is an
adequate formula set up for tax
payments on former private utili
ties acquired by public groups.
Should the CVA bill be enacted
in Its present form, the system
of tax payments to local govern
ments on federal timber sales
would be endangered, Cooper de
clared. Either the CVA law, with
out provision for revenues to lo
cal governments, will mean the
eventual end of percentage pay
ments on federal timber sales, or
the CVA bill will have to be re
vised to provide for tax payments.
Predicts Salts Tax
Cooper also predicted that Ore-
?on will have a sales tax within
Ive years after enactment of the
CVA law, if local governments
cities, counties, school districts,
etc. lose the revenues they now
receive from private utilities, un
less an adequate tax formula is
Presiding over the meeting
here was County Judge L. D. Fel
shelm of Coos County. Review
of the recent legislative session
at Salem was given by F. L.
Phipps, former county judge of
The Dalles, now secretary of the
Association of County Courts.
Also here was County Judge
Grant Murphy of Marion County.
utners attending were county
Judge W. A. Johnson, Commis
sioner b. ttomnson, commissioner
L. M. Mitchell, H. B. Bron, engi
neer; Gladys Youngbldod and
County Treasurer Alice Davidson,
all of Josephine County; Commis
sioner Fred Kruse, Commissioner
Fred True and Floyd Kobb, engi
neer, all of Coos County; County
Judge J. B. Coleman, Commis
sioner R. R. Lytle, Commissioner
L. G. Morphland, and Paul Ryn-
ning, engineer, all of Jackson
f irgil Grey Kesner, 66
Dies; Funeral Sunday
Virgil Grey Kesner, 66, resident
of S. Mill St., died after a short
illness in the Good Samaritan
Hospital in Portland June 2. He
was born April 15, 1883, In Mt.
Home, Ark., and came to uregon
16 years ago. He was employed at
the Suthcrlln Timber Products
Surviving are his widow. Mrs.
Martha Kesner, Roseburg; two
sons; James C Suthcrlln; David
A., Roseburg; five brothers, K. L.
Kesner, and B. M. Kesner. both of
Tecumseh, Mo.; D. J. Kesner, For
est Grove; J. D. Kesner, Belling-
ham, wash.; u. a. Kesner, Suther
lln and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Rob
bins, Mukllteo, Wash.
Funeral services will be held In
the Chapel of the Roses, Roseburg
Funeral Home Sunday, June 5. at
2 p. m. with the Rev. W. A. Mac
Arthur officiating. Interment will
follow in the Masonic Cemetery.
Polish Steamship
Batory Is Seized
By Authorities
NEW YORK, June 4. UP) An
assistant U. S. attorney said to
day he understands the Polish
liner Batory "is under govern
ment control." The vessel, on
which Communist Gerhart Eis-
ler fled to Europe, arrived In
the harbor this morning.
Assistant U. S. Attorney John
Donovan said his office would
make no comment "in connection
with the action taken by govern
ment officers in boarding the Ba
tory" but added:
'1 understand the ship is un
der eovernment control."
As he spoke, the Batory had
entered the Hudson River from
the upper harbor on the way to
her pier. ,
A large force of immigration
service officers was awaiting her
at the pier. The leader said the
government planned to seize the
The liner docked at 12:15 p. m
(EST) and members of an im
migration service border patrol,
who were armed, Immediately
went aboard. No one was per
mitted to leave the ship.
The leader of the immigration
service group had said before the
docking that the government
planned to seize the vessel, the
pride oz tne roiisn mercnant
Clyde Beatty Circus
Arrives Here Today
While a crowd of parents and
children waited at the Southern
Pacific station, the Clyde Beatty
Circus train arrived here from
Medford about 10 o'clock this
The circus crew proceeded to
unload animals, tents, and other
equipment from the train of 20
double-length cars In the local
railway yards, and to transport
them all over city streets to the
Garden Valley Road circus
According to advance publicity,
the Clyde Beatty Circus is the
second largest outdoor show in
America. It has Just returned
from the Hawaiian Islands after
a winter engagement.
It landed for a two-week snow
in Los Angeles before the cur
rent tour up the Pacific Coast.
The Clyde Beatty show is the
first complete circus to unioaa
on American shores since P. T.
Barnum in 1890." Other circuses
have gone abroad, but not re
turned as complete units.
There will he two complete
performances here today, at 2:30
and 8 p. m. Doors will be opened
an hour before each performance
to permit the public to see the
huge menagerie and the ever
popular side show with its freaks
and curiosities.
UP) A sharp foursome from Al-
Dany won tne state team
title in play here yesterday and
will represent Oregon in the Na
tional Elks Lodge golf tourna
ment at Cleveland, O., this sum
mer. The Klamath Falls team
bowed to Albany in the playing
but not in tne liguring and came
out with a low net to win the
handicap portion of the tourna
ment being held in connection
with the state convention.
Two persons were committed
to the city jail today in lieu of
payment of fines, following their
arraignment In Municipal court,
reported Judge Ira B. Riddle.
Their names were given as Mag
nus William Nelson, 4, and tsuiy
Rov Walker. 21, both of Rose
burg. They pleaded guilty to
charges of drunkenness on a pub
lic street and were lined
each, the Judge reported.
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dirt Ota petitm Is, Simply wipe citta, with a dap
clotk. Tibet tht brum of coaatltst footsteps, scuffs
sod script. GIiimom rtttortt tht colors of oi
linoleum . . , pratttw tht new. Dots not chip or pttl,
bttotM jUaw wfcfc igt or loot Its l..TJtel7
laitk thtit eta bt rttMcbttl o worn utW
; Iheidt right now to frt jourtelf of thx Wk-brtck-Ing,
htsd-ditigiirini drudgery of scrubbier: lod wm.
lag Ioom tod dNiabotrdt.
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904 S. Sttphtnt
Dr. Newburn Is Speaker
At Graduation Exercises
(Continued From Page One)
only an ability to drive, but an
ability to accept the responsi
bility of manipulating a vehicle
in such a manner that life and
limb may not suffer.
"Don't ask for freedom, but
responsibility, Dr. -Newburn said.
He pointed out freedom (to act)
comes to those who demonstrate
" Another discipline necessary to
the educated man is a demonstra
tion of an "adequate ability to
use the basic tools of learning,
i.e., reading, writing, speaking
and the use of numbers." Many
grow up without a real ability
to think, Dr. Newburn informed.
This is reflected in their in
ability to utilize the basic tools
to the full limit.
The trained mind, the ability
to methodically solve problems,
is a third discipline necessary to
be an educated person.
'The trained mind studies facts,
then organizes. It is not motivated
by fears, superstitions and anxi
eties. The trained person gets
at the issues of a case," Newburn
The fourth discipline is the
ability to enjoy an "adequate
control over ones conduct." Too
many persons are not respon
sible for their own conduct, mak
ing it necessary for those in
authority to stand by and watch
over those not conducting them
selves properly, Newburn said.
finally, Dr. iMewourn indicated
the educated person has that
discipline that comes from real
strength of character. "Worth
while jobs can only be accom
plished by working at the job.
You must put forth the effort,
if you would do the job well
and once the task is undertaken,
do it to the highest level."
Newburn stressr-t the impor
tance of desiring to live "at the
highest level possible." Prepara
tion must be made to sacrifice
"for someone believed in." Faith
is necessary faith dedicated to
worthwhile causes. If this char
acteristic is developed. Newburn
said, the importance of the spirit
will become apparent. "The spir
itual side is the most important,"
Newburn pointed out. With this
realization the high school grad
uate is ready to face the world.
Prisoner Freed From
Benton County Jail
(Continued From Page One)
finally paid him enough atten
tion to summon police. The coun
ty jail, located in a small build
ing adjoining the courthouse, is'
not manned at night.
The tail breakers apparently
Dicked the locks, both to the jail
and to the courthouse. They car-!
ried oft 4 or S revolvers ,and a
large supply of ammunition.
With the possibility that the
men might be the desperate
criminals who broke out of the
state penitentiary Monday, a
state wide alarm was sent out,
and road blocks set up.
"They will be desperate", said
the sheriff. "They will be heavily
armed they have all those t
Hall, who the sheriff said had
a long record, was In the jail ;
here awaiting trial on a forgery
charge. He had served In the
state penitentiary from 1943 to I
194b on an assault witn a danger
ous weapon charge.
Twis-s told police that the two
men suggested taking him, too,
so that he could not spread an
alarm, but Hall turned down that
Twiss said he thought there
might have been a third man out
side in the car, but he was not
sure. At one point, he said, they
spoke of California license plates,
and of their car being "hot."
Apple it jrourstlf or, If fM
proJtttioaal sppiiotia
Phone 964-J
Boyle Awarded Salary
At Jury Trial Friday
Lawrence J. Boyle, ousted Can
yonville principal, was awarded
his entire year's salary of $4,200
for the current fiscal year, by a
Douglas County Grand Jury Fri
day. The defendants, School District
8, in the suit brought by Boyle,
failed to prove a breach of con
tract and that Boyle had not made
an effort to secure other employ
ment, after he had been dismissed
by the board while his contract
was in force.
In a second suit which ended
Friday, Archie D. Young was
awarded a verdict of 100 percent
full partial disabilty claim for 10
months, and total permanent dis
ability equal to 100 percent func
tion of an arm. The suit was
against State Industrial Accident
Commission, which had denied
Young's claim for damages, fol
lowing a mill accident.
Slated to open Monday Is the
case of Marjorie G. Davis, admin
istrator of the estate of Lilith
Gail Jenkins, against Bernard
Fenwich and Flegel Transfer and
Storage. Damages of $10,000 is
asked as the result of an accident
at Club 99, in which she was kill
ed last Summer.
VANCOUVER, B. C, June 4.
UP) Mrs. Constance McLeod told
a court her husband tore a piece
out of the middle of their mar
riage license and ate it. Then
he "threatened to make me eat
the rest of it."
She got a divorce.
(JP) Strnntr winds Innnloft inu.
and broke telephone and electric
ljuwer lines mrougnout northern
uimi lasi mgiu. mere was ex.
tensive nrnnprtv rtamnoa tin- wi
reports of serious injury.
The brain-fever bird is a snecies
of Indian cuckoo. Its name is tak
en from the suggested effect of
us can.
' Dr. E. W. Carter
Chiropodist Foot Specialist
129 N. Jackson
Phone 1170
Over Rexall Drug Store
Suburban Homes now enjoy better
living, more time with the family
less time in the kitchen.
Caliporni A -
The Weather
U. S. Weather Bureau Office
Roseburg, Oregon
Clear and slightly warmer to
day and Sunday.
Highest temp, for any June.. 106
Lowest temp, for any June.... 36
Highest temp, yesterday 77
Lowest temp, last 24 hrs - 48
Precipitation last 24 hrs 0
Precipitation since June 1 03
Precipitation since Sept. 1....26.80
Deficiency since June 1 .08
Stranded Steamship Sinco
Reported Taken In Tow
MIAMI. Fla.. June 4. UP) The
steamship Flagship Sinco, In dis
tress 100 miles on tne f ionaa
coast, reported she was taken
In tow at 10 a.m. (EST) today
by the Tug Marion Moran.
Her engine room badly flood
ed by a broken casing, the ship
was drawing 40 to 45 feet of
water too deeply settled in the
sea to enter any port south of
Norfolk, Va.
The steamship flashed a dis
tress call early yesterday. In-
rushing water disabled her and
her electrical power failed. -
Henry Wallace Protests
Jailing Of Communists
(Continued From Page One)
The Communist Party Nation
al Committee said purpose of the
action was to deny the defend
ants "any opportunity to present
their case; to bring the trial to a
quick end and secure a frame-up
conviction at all costs."
Bible Study Wednesday 8 P. M.
In Sutherlin at the Scouts Hall Sunday 1 0:00 A. M.
In Roseburg at 789 Military Street
' Bible Study 10 A. M.
Service at 11 A. M.
Communion 11:50 A. M.
Evening Young People Meeting 7 P. M.
Service 8 P. M.
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Operating Revenues Of
Copco Reveal Increase
According to a statement by
A. S. Cummins, president, the
California Oregon Power Co. re
ports gross operating revenues
for the 12 months ending May
31 iqjq nt xci4K4R0fi. as com
pared with revenues of $8,183,
249 for the same period ending
Mav, 1948, an increase of 15.66
Hmsc nnpratinp revenues for
the five months ending May 31,
1949, amounted to $4,050,732, as
compared with revenues of $3,
za( ow. fnr the like Deriod end.
ing' May, 1948, an Increase of
14.42 percent.
r.rftse nnpratinff revenues fnr
the month of May, 1949, amount
ed in S77fi 041. an increase nf
11.95 percent over those for May,
Kilowatt-hour sales to resi-
Anntin) pnclnmprs riurinp the 12
mcrtths ending May 31, 1949, in
creased 27.75 percent over those
of the previous period, and av
eraged 4,445.95 kilowatt-hours per
oncfnmpr at an AVPraPP COSt of
1.614 cents were kilowatt-hour.
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