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Senate Passes Foreign Recovers
WHO DOES WHAT
By Paul Jankini
u. sjL u. Libiary
JkuSOZ-yrr. k I
VIC LEWIS, standing at tht
TJJURMAM, are looking over a new adding machine they have
Tojst received in stock at their new office supply store on Stephens
Both men are from Longview, Wash., where they were asso
ciated in the seme line of business as here. Mrs. Durham has
joined Del with their children, a boy of nine and a girl of four,
and the family is living temporarily at Winston. Mrs. Lewis and
the Lewis children, two boys and a baby girl, still are in Long
view but will come here just as soon as suitable living quarters
LUMBER INDUSTRY LEADS
Douglas County's Payroll
For Last Three Months Of
1948 Exceeded S9 Million
Douglas county's Industrial payroll amounted to approximately
$9,000,000 lor the last three months of the year 1948, reports the
State Unemployment Compensation commission. Actually, the pay
roll was In excess of $9,000,000 as the commission's report includes
only those workers covered by unemployment insurance.
In the Day's News
By FRANK JENKINS
I WAS shooting the breeze the
other day with a service sta
tion man while he filled the tank,
checked the oil and water and
polished the windshields By way
of making conversation, I said:
"It could be better," he an
swered, scouring a fat bug off
the glass. "There would be more
business in this line If there were
I went on making conversation.
"What has become of the tour
ists?" I asked.
"I suspect," he replied, "they're
staying home making themselves
a living instead of helling around
over the country like they used
COME to think of It, he may
have been right. Have you
noticed the savings bond figures
lately? People are buying MORE
of them. They are CASHING IN
less of them.
It seems to have dawned on all
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Mayor Drops Dead After
GROVETOWN, Ga., Aug. 9.
(P "That's all," said
Mayor J. N. Fields as he dis
missed a session of municipal
court last night.
Then he dropped dead.
A physician said the 5S y ear
old mayor was stricken with a
QUAKE HOMELESS 100,000
Facing Ecuador Calls For
Huge Fund. Outside Help
QUITO, Ecuador, Aug. 9. UP) The government faced the prob
lem today of housing 100,000 persons made homeless by Friday's
earthquake which gutted 50 communities and caused thousands of
A spokesman for President Lasso said the government had not
yet been able to compile a death list, but estimated that the toll
might be between 2,000 and 4,000. Previous estimates ranged up
The president announied Sun
day that in the town of Pelileo
alone some 3.200 had perished.
Plaza told newsmen that in the
ravaged city of Ambato 75 per
cent of the houses still standing
must be torn down.
He said the government had
asked the American republics to
rush tents to the area and that
the United States already was
sending emergency shipments of
Plaza said his previous esti
mate of $20,000,000 property dam
age might go much higher.
me president s secretary,
Miguel Albomoz, said the gov
ernment plans to float a 20-year
nond issue to get reconstruction
Most of the victims in the town
loft above, nd hit partner, DEL
The quarterly report shows 11,
790 persons employed during
October, 11,166 in November and
9,848 in December, with total
payrolls of $8,925,843.
Lumber and wood products in
dustries accounted for the major
part of the high employment fig
ure, with total payrolls of $5,
930,553. This industry employed
7,719 persons in October, 7,186 in
November, and 6,053 in Decem
ber. Manufacturing of all kinds,
including lumber, produced $6,
084,616 for the three months pe
riod with employment for the
three months standing at 7,929,
7,426 and 6,276.
Agriculture, forestry and fish
ing, in which few employes come
under employment insurance, had
only $8,229 in covered payrolls,
with reported employment for
the three months showing 26, 15
and 8 persons respectively. Min
ning payrolls amounted to $34,
125, persons employed numbering
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Stirs Action At Salem
SALEM, Aug. 9. UP) Juve
niles are responsible for 75 per
cent of the shoplifting in their
stores, a representative group of
Salem merchants declares. Most
of the Juvenile shoplifting is by
high school age operators, many
of them girls interested in cloth
ing and ornaments, a spokesman
for the merchant group said to
day. Cooperating with city police,
the storekeepers are organizing to
stop or at least curb the activity.
An order has been signed by
County Judge D. N. Busenbark
transferring $168,160 from the
county sinking fund to the county
general road fund.
The change was authorized in
the budget for the current fiscal
of Pelileo were caught in build
ings that collapsed. Landslides
from the mountains accounted for
Farm houses were flattened
egainst theground and fields were
ripped apart by hugh crevices.
Many other Pelileo victims died
In a flood. A landslide blocked a
drainage canal and the water
trapped many persons. Others
died in their homes. Not a single
house in the village remained
Right now the most serious
problem is getting water into the
quake area. All water systems
were demolished by the tremors
and streams were diverted from
their regular courses or dammed
up by landslides.
Moraine clotidlaeta, clear if
nd warmer la aftw oin to
day and Wednesday.
Swiset today 7:2S p. m.
Suarha tomorrow 5:11 . m.
For Tilt Over
Measure Creates Fund
To Aid Modest Income
Class To Build Homes
WASHINGTON. Auc. 9.
A new housing fitfht shaped up
for the senate todav over a $4,
510.000,000 bill designed to help
persons of modest income build
new homes through private fi
nancing. Senator Cain (R.-Wash.) said
opponents will "do ail we can"
to eliminate certain features of
the measure. Senatcr Sparkman
(D.-Ala.), the author, told a re
porter he thought there are very
good prospects that the Senate
will approve the uill as It now
The Senate Banking committee
reported out the bill yesterday,
7 to 5.
Sparkman and Senators Taylor
(D.-ldaho), Frear (IVDel.), Doug
las (D.-Ill.), Long (D.-La.l, Toboy
(R.-N.H.) and Mavoank (D.-S.C)
voted to send the bill to the
senate. Voting aginst It were
Senators Cain. Bricker (R.-Ohio)
Fulbright (D.-Ark.), Caoehart
(R.Ind.) and Flanoers (R.-Vt).
Senator Robertson (D.-Va.). the
other committee members were
Cain disclosed that ilie opposi
tion is not in fmi agreement
as to what it doesn't like in the
bill. He said three sections co
eprative housing, disposition of
wartime permanent housing, and
private loans to veterans are
under fire from various direc
tions. Loans For Co-ops Provided
The cooperative tealMre re
ported approved 6 to 5 with Tob-
ey abstaining calls for $500,000,-
OOO in loans lor cooperatives,
with the provision that the pre-
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Killer Of Elderly
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9.
UP) A 33-year-old x-convict, ar
rested here by the FBI, has ad
mitted killing an elderly Tacoma
couple last month, special FBI
Agent Harry M. Kimball said
He is John Edward Summers,
a former neighbor of the victims,
Howard tasley, t2, and nls wile,
Elizabeth. 67. He surrendered
without resistance yesterday at a
Gough street rooming house
where he had been living under
the name John Skinnere.
Kimball said the man, a farm
laborer and dishwasher, agi-eed
to removal to Washington state,
where he is charged with first de
FBI agents declined to disclose
how they traced Summers here.
They said they found In his pock
et a copy of the FSI's "wanted"
notice alerting ponce to be on
the lookout for him. The notice,
Kimball said, had been stolen
from a mail box at the rooming
The Easleys were shot and kill
ed at their Taco-na home on
July 16. Berry pickers near
Chinook pass found the bodies
four days later. Eaxley's automo
bile was sold to a Portland deal
er on July 21.
Kimball said Summers was re
leased last May from Washing
ton state penitentiary and had
been arrested on a number of
occasions for forgery, burglary,
larceny and carrying concealed
Youth Admits Deadly
Bombing Of Synagogue
DAMASCUS. Syria, Aug. 9. UP)
A 17-year-old Syrian veteran
of the Palestine war confessed he
and two friends threw hand gren
ades into the Damascus syna
gogue Friday, President Zalm an
The attack killed 12 Jews and
wounded 20 to 30 others.
Zaim said all three men are In
prison "and will "e judged and
condemned to death if the evi
dence so Indicates."
"Syria will have no unsolved
Bernadotte cases," he said, re
ferring to the assassination of
Count Folke Bernadotte, the U. N.
Palestine mediator, In Jerusalem
Attorney General Neuner
Breaks Wrist In Fall
SALEM. Aug. 8. M
Ptaf's Attoiney General George
Neuner, whose deep and resound
ing voice has been heard In many
an Oregon courtroom, was speak
ing in low tones today.
Until the X-ray films have been
re'urned and studied by his phy
sician, he -on't know for sure,
but both he and the doctor are of
the opinion that he fractured two
ri -s ' a fail at his McMinnville
h- it Friday night. He broke his
left wrist In the fall, nd that Is In
a cast and sling, hut to be on the
saf side the damaged ribs are
encased In what Neuner terms
"my ffrst corset," a tape device
' hlch limits his breathing and
consequently his speaking.
LOSES BY HAIR
Dog Is Allergy
To An Asthmatic,
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9.
UP) A landlord has a court
eviction order for Party, a 12-year-old
Municipal Judge John J. Mc
Mahon ruled yesterday Patty
must leave her owners' apart
ment because her hair aggravate!
tne asinma oi the landlord a son.
Another municipal judge ear
ner nact tnrown out the eviction
case brought by landlord Leo
Tarantlno, holding the dog had
acquired rights of occupancy
through long residence.
But Judge MsMahon said Pat
ty, part Pomeranian and part
terrier, was a Health menace to
Mrs. Carter Downing, president
of Pets Unlimited, called the
Judge's ruling a "blow to dog
dom." Speeding Fine Levied
As Collision Sequel
Donald B. Campbell. Roseburi.
was cited for violation of the
basic rule by city police yester
day following a collision at the
intersection of Cass and Kane
streets, Police Chief Calvin H.
Baird reported todav.
According to police reports.
Campbell admitted driving at ex
cessive speed when he entered
the intersection, thereby losing
his right-of-way. He collided with
a car driven by Lyle Grant
Campbell was fined $10 by Mu
nicipal Court Judge Ira B. Riddle
this morning when he pleaded
guilty to a speeding charge.
No estimate of damage was
Ford Workers Voting
Heavily On Strike Issue
DETROIT, Aug. 9. UP) The
state-conducted strike election
among Michigan Ford workers
is drawing a big vote, and both
u ie cumpany ana union nail mat
report as a good sign.
With two days of balloting re
maining, more than 30,000 of ap
proximately 80.000 Vnrrt Mntnr
Co. production employes already
nave votea, tne stale labor medi
ation board announced today.
The vote will Hotormlna i.hntn
er CIO United Auto Workers of
ficers may call this year's second
strike in Ford plants in Michi
gan. Such a walkout would back
up uaw aemands for $100-a-
month nenninns utlfipa anH
health benefits and a fourth-
round hourly wage Increase,
Packard Workers Strike
Over Man's Discharge
DETROIT, Aug. 9. UP)
Some 10,000 Packard Motor Car
Co. workers walked off the job
today in a dispute over the dis
charge of a foundry worker.
Local 190, CIO United Auto
Workers, called a mass meeting
to plan further action.
The company fired Jesse Green,
charging he had truelt hl fnra.
man in the foundry. The union
ciaimea ureen naa not struck
Packard charged the walkout
was in violation of the contract.
Paul Abeel's Automobile
Is Reported Stolen
A la P txra Mnniul aUU a
approximately 9:45 ihls morning
uvui ram Mueei, umpuqa
Ave., and county fair manager,
according to Police Chief Calvin
A heel said he parked his 1948
moHe) oHan nn W . .... tki.
. v.. ... oiicri nun
morning and when he returned
awui am iiuiiuif-s later, it naa
vanished Chief Rnfr a a k.i
had the car keys with him and
that the car was probably start
ed by wiring around the ignition
State police are nxiperating o.i
18 German Children
Die In Traffic Crash
HAMRtlPfl rn.... A... n
(Eighteen German 'children
were Kiuea last nignt when an
express train strw-l: their holi
day bus, five minutes before they
were due to arrive home.
Police said 14 other children
were taken to the nrnpital, some
harilv hurt The mnfiAnnt - i
.- - - --Annul wiuuni
on the level crossing at Lever
kuwn In the British zone.
mere were 90 children In the
bus and passenger trailer. They
had been on a holiday trip to
the Weser mountains.
Chapman St., Bordering
Sr. High School, Closed
Paul Flllntt lllnaHnlAnl -
- - hi vl
schools, announced today that
Chapman street, running In front
of the senior high school building,
will be closed to traffic, begin-
The move is made necessary by
the COnnpfttnn tt hnatlnn .-I .
from Fullerton grade school to
me new central neatlng plant on
iur it-mur nign scnool grounds.
Entrance to Flnlnv flM nH th
baseball park can still be made
irom orey si reet, tinott said.
OREGON TUESDAY, AUG.
5 Pet. Inquiry
Summons Will Follow
Disclosures In Permit
For Race Track Work
WASHINGTON. Aug. 9. UP)
A private memorandum saying
taai iwaj. uen. Marry H. Vaughan,
President Truman's military aide,
stepped into a 1947 race track
dispute was read to a senate in
vestigating committee today.
Francis D. Flanagan, an at
torney for the committee, read
the memorandum. It quoted
Vaughan as saying In a telephone
conversation on behalf of owners
of the Tanforan track that he was
'damn sore at Frank L. Cree-
don, then housing expediter. Cree
don is now with the Hanford,
Wash., atomic plant project. His
office reported today he Is in
Flanagan said the memoran
dum, which purported to be the
gist of a telephone conversation
with Vaughan, came from the of
fice of James V. Hunt.
Hunt, a business counselor here.
has been a key figure In the com
mittee's inquiry in activities jf
so-called five percenters per
sons who charge a fee for help in
getting government contracts for
others. Their commission Is usual
ly five per cent of the gross pro
ceeds from the contract.
Hunt has said he is a good
friend of Vaughan, but has de
nied that he ever attempted to
trade on "influence."
Flanagan said the memoran
dum was dated October 25, 1947,
and was subpoenaed from the of-
lice oi Hunt.
It dealt with a meeting held
by three men representing the
Tanforan track, at San Bruno,
Calif., near ban Francisco, witn
three officials of the housing ex
banter two ot in nousinz of
ficials Benjamin Shulman, spe
cial litigation attorney, and Wil
liarq Maher, formerly, .with, the
housing agency and now witn tne
atomic energy commission had
testified that ''someone connected
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Bared In Arrests
On Traffic Count
Roseburg state police headquar
ters indicated today that a Salt
Lake Citv couple, picked up yes
terday on a traffic charge, may
lace narcotics cnarges oy state or
According to state police, Marie
Witzel was arrested at 6 p. m.
Monday on a charge of violating
the basic rule. Her companion,
Raymond Lester Scott, was
driving another car and was ar
rested on the same charge.
State police said the woman
had narcotics in her possession
Miss Witzel Is out on bail from
Portland on a federal narcotics
charge and Is also out on bail
from Bend where she was charged
with attempted entry Into a motor
vehicle with Intent to steal there
in, according to state police.
Authorities said Med ford and
Grants Pass state police headquar
ters are making an investigation
of recent narcotics thefts there,
with the belief that the pair may
have been Involved.
The couple will appear before
Justice of the Peace A. J. Geddes
for arraignment this morning.
Bill Provides Expansion
But Approval By Congress
This Year Isn't Probable
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. UP) Democratic leaders virtually
abandoned hope today for any social security expansion this year.
They called this stand realistic, even though the House ways and
means committee yesterday announced its approval of legislation
to blanket 11,000,000 more persons under old age insurance.
The committee. In Its most Im
portant social security action In
a decade, decided also to boost
old age Insurance benefits by 50
to 150 per cent In some categor
ies, ana to Increase the payroll
taxes to finance the expanded
Under the legislation confirm
ing presently scheduled Increases,
he payroll taxes will lump from
SI .800,000.000 to about $2,700,000,
000 In 1950.
But one top democrat told re
porters 'here Is little, If any, hope
that the legislation will be passed
by the Senate before 1950, al
though a drive will be launched
to press It through the Houe
The senate legislative log Jain
prevents action there, he said.
Tax Goes Up Jan. 1
Regardless of whether con
gress acts, the tax will increase
Freak Photo In
Paper Puts Its
Readers On Edge
PEORIA. 111.. An. 9.
trick picture of a mammoth
grasshopper which the Peoria
tar printed yesterday wasn t
nearly as comical s staff mem
bers thought It would be.
The newspaper is begging for
giveness of Its rea:lors today and
says It "regrets frivolous toying
with the truth."
The trick picture was made by
Valde Johnson Jr., and amateur
Khotographcr. It mete the grass
opper appear to be as large
as a hayrack on which it was
The humorous reptlon for the
picture said the 'hopper later was
seen heading southward "in 100
Shortly after the paper appear
ed on the streets, the Star's
telephones were swamped with
calls. Peorians wanted to know
more details of the giant 'hopper.
One reader Indignantly said It
should have been shot.
A mother called the picture
"terrible" and told her news
paper that It had shocked her
BALTIMORE, Aug. 9. (JP)
Someone bound a 60-year-old spir
itualist hand and foot, then
strangled her last night with an
Her fellow mediums Immedi
ately offered their services to
police. They said they would at
tempt to Bet through In the anlrit
world and learn from the victim,
Mrs. tmma A. Kefalos, the iden
tity of her slayer.
Mrs. Kefalos, a widow, had
lived alone in her second floor
apartment In Baltimore's Polish-
Four years ago, after her hus
band's death, she began giving
seances and gazing into crystal
balls. Neighbors said most of
those who came to her for spir
itual readings drove up In large
The apartment had been thor
oughly ransacked, but polios dts-
couniea roooery as a motive.
In an open bureau drawer, In
vestigators found $68 in cash.
Five valuable rings were discov
ered in a tool box.
Sign: More Cigarets
FRANKFURT. Germany. Aug.
9 UP) A sign of prosperity In
Germany: The German railroad
ia doubling the number of smok
ing compartments on Its trains.
The reason: cigarets, once so
scarce and expensive they were
tne DacKbone oi tne macK mar
ket, are now so plentiful and
cheap that more perfle can af-
tora to smoKe mem.
A pack of cigarets which used
to cost 100 Reichsmarks valued
at ten dollars, now cost two and
a half Deutsch marks, valued at
Weekend Traffic Deaths
In Oregon Boosted To 16 ..
(By th AuorujtMl Pnml
Late reports of highway acci
dents in scattered sections of
Oregon have boosted the Saturday-Sunday
traffic death toll In
the state to 16, highest of any
two-day weekend In -ecent years.
Five died In ea3tern Oregon,
three in southern Oregon and
eight in the busier highways of
the western part of the state.
Death of Mr. and Mrs. Otis
Derr, Dayvllle, while riding tan
dem on a motorcycle Sunday,
boosted the previous toll of 14 to
the higher figure. The other
deaths were tallied earlier.
from the present one per cent to
li per cent against employes' pay
and employers' payrolls on Jan
The new legislature would
bring in only a little over one
half of the 20,000,000 new work
ers mresident Truman asked con
gress to insure. But it would raise
the total number covered from
35,000,000 to about 46,000,000 and
the other expansion features he
give th president a large part n
The committee action drew
criticism from one of its repub
lican members. Rep. Kean of New
Jersey. He said the coverage does
not go "nearly as far as I would
like.-' He said also a committee
reshuffling of benefits woulii
"take away $t00,000,000 a year In
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Cost At Issue
For Slash Opposed By
Defense Secy. Johnson
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9.-4P
Senator Vandenberg (R.-Mich.)
today proposed a 50 per cent cash
reduction In the first year's cost
of the western European arms
The Michigan senator suggest
ed to Secretary of Defense Louis
Johnson that about sawi.uuu.uuu
be furnished in cash by Congress
with the balance In contract
authorizations (to be met by later
appropriations) wnicn would not
be charged against the current
Vandenburg said he believes
tne budget President Truman
sent Congress for the 1950 fiscal
year carries funds for. European
military aid which would cover
almost all the money cost of the
But Johnson, appearing before
a joint meeting oi tne senate
foreign relations and armed serv
ices committee, argued that the
tun amount si,43U,uou,uuu is
needed to safeguard the security
oi tne united states.
What Might Eventuate
"Should western Europe be
overrun by a hostile power and
should its vast Industrial and
manpower potentials be added to
those of such an aggressor, the
United States would stand iso
lated In a dangerously Insecure
united states security, mere
fore, demands that Europe be
A military vacuum in western
Europe," Johnson added, "is a
great temptation to the Soviet
Union and International commu
nism." He told the senators that It
would take months and years for
this country to mobilize, equip.
train and transport troops across
In the meantime, he said, the
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Weds Admirer Of
HOLLYWOOD. Aug. 9. Pi-
Jimmy Stewart tot.'uy weds the
girl wno used to cut out nis
pictures as a kid."
At five o'clock tills afternoon,
Hollywood's most famous bachel
or will marry Gloria Hatrick
McLlean In Brcntw-xd Presbyter
ian church. The wedding will be
small and the shy ?ctor hopea
The pair was shopping today
and winding up retails for an
extended noneymonn, including
an Hawaiian trip. Wedding plans
were completed last week.
Stewart was recently asked
why he chose Mrs. McLean after
15 years of Hollywood dating.
His answer: "Of ill the gins I
have gone with, she 's the only
one I felt I couldn't live with
out." As for Gloria, she said she
had been a Stewart fan "since
I was a kid." The socialite said
she "used to rut out his pic
tures as a kid."
Mrs. McLean said she "didn't
anticipate a revolution In convert
ing the 41-year-old bachelor to
married life. I don't think It will
be difficult," she said. "After
all, I have to make some adjust
The 31-year-old divorcee con
fesses that she can't cook or
Informed Stewart iias express
ed hopes for a couple of young
sters, she replied, "I certainly
hope to accommodate him."
Mrs. McLean already has two
children by her llrst marriage.
She formerly was married to
Edward McLean Jr., son of the
late Evelyn Walsh McLean, own
er o fthe Hope diamond.
Repeat Fire At Mill
Does Little Damage
The second fire in two weeks
at Jones Mill, Myrtle Creek, was
reported today by U. F. McLaugh
lin, dispatcher for the- Douglas
rorest protective association.
McLaughlin said a crew of fire
fighters dispatched by Warden
Bruce Ferguson nad ihe blaze
under control In less than two
hours but that it flared up again
during the evening before being
quelled. The initial report was
received at 3:23 p. m.
The dispatcher awi.l the blaze
started trom the company s bur
ner. Little damage vas reported.
Jimmy's Dorsey's Wife
Files Divorce Suit
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9.,Vt
Band Leader Jimmy Dorsey's
wife, Jane, has sued for divorce
after 21 years.
She charged cruelty In her
complaint, filed yesterday. Under
a financial settlement, she gets
$850 a month and 25 per cent of
any Income above $20,000 a year.
They have a married daughter,
Voted, 63 To 7
Measure Goes Bock To
House For Compromise
On Five Major Point
By DON WHITEHEAD
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9.-WI
The multi-billion dollar foreign
recovery bill sped toward Inal
congressional action today after
a stormy passage through tht
Lawmakers expected a Senate
House committee to reach quick
agreement on the somewhat dif
ferent versions the two branches
have passed. The Senate . ap
proved its bill late yesterday by
a top-heavy 63 to T vote.
Senators ended almost two
weeks of wrangling to shake th
measure free from the confusion
which had blocked action more
than $20,000,000,000 In money
bills In addition to other legisla
tion marked "must" by the ad
ministration. When the final showdown
came, only six Republicans and
one Democrat voted against the
The lone Democrat was John
ston of South Carolina. The Re
publican opponents were Cape
hart and Jenner of Indiana, Kent
of Missouri, Lanper of North Da
kota, Malone of Nevada, and Wil
liams of Delaware.
Despite all the sound and fury
of debate, the Senate bill does
not differ greatly from the
House-approved measure. Th
Senate reduced the money to
tals about 10 per cent and added
some amendments none of
which Is expected to cause much
Kern made the final effort to
amend the bill with a move to
deny Economic Cooperation ad- '
ministration aid to any nation
which in the future nationalized
a basic Industry.
The amendment wai drawn to
throw a brake on the British la
bor government's socialization
Kern argued that socialization
In Britain is slowng down th
recovery effort The United
States, he said, should encour
age private enterprise not only
at home but abroad.
Points To Be Compromised
Points In the Senate and House
bills which must be compromised
(1) Money amounts: The house
voted $3,568,470,000 for EGA, to
be spent in 10 and one-half
months If necessary. The senate
voted $3,628,380,000 DlUS $150.-
000,000 loan authony, but spread
the program over a 12-month
(2) German Industrial plants:
The Senate voted 125,000 to ft-
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Auto Driver In
A coroner's Jury returned a ver-
diet of "not gullp
"not guilty of criminal
negligence" last night, thereby
releasing Cecil E. Davidson, anvtr
of the car which rtruck 67-year-old
David Swanson last week.
According to District Attorney
Robert Davis, the Jury found that ,
"Swanson died of injuries suffer
ed when he was struck by a car
but that no person was guilty oi
a crime thereby."
According to police reports,
Davidson was the driver ot th
car which hit the elderly Rose
burg Lumber company night
watchman Aug. 3 when Swanson
was crossing E. 2nd Ave. No.
Swanson died early Thursday
morning In Mercy hospital.
The nine witnesses called to ap
pear In the case Included David
son, George W. Gillam, a passen
ger In his car; George Sutton,
who was walking with Swanson;
Harold Howey, a bystander; Dr.
J. J. Grabow, who performed the
autopsy; and lour city ponce oi-
llcers who investigated the case.
Bralteman Snatches Girl
From Path Of Engine
BOWIE. Tex.. Aug. 9. UP)
An 11-year-old girl is alive today
because railroad brakeman H. W.
Coffman snatched her from her
bicycle as she rode Into the path
of a switch engine.
Joal Gill Is deaf In on ear.
She did not hear the oncoming
train or Coffman's shouted warn
ings yesterday as she started
across a track near the depot
Coffman ran, grabbed the girl
and Jumped back. Her bicycle
was demolished. Ihe drawbar oi
the locomotive hit Coffman'a
arms but he was not Injured.
Salem Ups Budget For
Its Community Chest
SALEM. Aug. 9. WV-A budget
of $105,000 to be raised In a cam
paign opening Oct 4 has been
adopted by the Salem Community
Chest directors. Last year ap
proximately $101,000 was con
triiuted to the city's chest activi
ties. Levity Fact Rant
By L. F. !UlsMietia
Congress it offerlaej the
needy better social security
benefits (perhaps In 1S01
th bests of "now ye tee It,
now yee don't."