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2 Th Newi-Rtvitw, Rowburj, Of Wd Aug. 10, 1Suif Asks OeCTfiC
Mrs. Nettie M'Kee
Dies In Roseburg
Mrs. Nettie McKee, 91, Rose
bure, died here Tuesday. An in
valid for five yean, Mra. McKee
lived with her daughter, Mra.
Myrtle Stinnett, 515 Kullerton
St., ainee coming here from Cali
fornia in 1942.
She was horn In Carlisle, Ind.,
Dee. 16, 1857 and was married to
John McKee Sept. 27, 1880, at
Springfield, Mo. Mra. McKee
came west with her dauchter and
son-in-law and first made her
home in California.
She Is survived by her daugh
ter, Mrs. Stlnnet, who Is the last
of six children; 13 grandchildren,
six great-grandchildren and one
Funeral servlcea will be con
ducted at the Roseburg funeral
home Friday, Aug. 12, at 2 p. m.
Interment will follow In the Ma
sonic cemetery. Rev. J. D. Chap
pelle will officiate.
Truman Signs Bin To
Mtrgt Armed Forces
(Continued From Page One)
soon as the bill was signed, he
appointed a national defense
management committee and a
management advisory group.
This new agency Is to work out
a program for maximum reduc
tion of defense department ex
penditures and -'till maintain
Johnson named G'-neral Joa-ph
T. McNarney as chairman of the
management committee. Other
members will be A-n,y Secretary
Gray; Undersecretary of the
Navy Daniel A. Kimball, and Air
Force Assistant Secretary Eugen:
Bey Scout Investiture
Dated At Canyonvllle
Tenderfoot Investiture will take
place at the regular meeting of
the Canyonvllle Boy Scouts
Thursday evening, Aug. 11. at
7 p.m.. according to W. I. Wor
rafl. scoutmaster of the troon
A board of review will be held
for the older boys. All parents
are invited to attend.
The Canyonvllle troop la spon
sored by the South Umpqua R-xl
and Gun club. At their August
meeting, Darrell Vredenburg, lo
cal police officer, was appointed
chairman of the Boy Scout build
ing committee. He will take the
place of Robert Proctor, who re
George Neuner, a member of
the Boy Scout executive commit
tee from Roseburg, was the guest
speaker. He talked on sponsoring
an exploring group of Boy Scouts.
Birthday Honors Given
(Continued From Page One)
Bohemian club on the Russian
river, he usually wor!:s at least
rtart of the day. At his New York
lotel residence, he keeps four
Still In U. S. Sorvlcs
After world war II he was
called back Into his country's
service. President Truman sent
him on a tour to determine the
world's desperate ford needs.
And In 1947. Mr. Truman
named the former president to
head the commission on organi
zation of the executive branch of
the government. He accepted
gladly, although he was 73, and
already had devoted 30 years to
A whimsical type of humor, as
exhibited in some f his recent
speeches, has helpej somewhat to
dispel the rather general impres
sion that Mr. Hoover la a dour
Mr. Hoover's wife, was Lou
Henry, a classmate at Stanford.
She died several wars ago. He
has been visiting with his sons,
Herbert Jr., and Alan, and their
families In southern California.
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Kre(fr and Ethel M. Kreger. his
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Rasmussen, his wife.
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plaintiffs ask for immediate pos
session of land, plus SjOO attorney
fees. Plaintiff alleges default of
payment on property sold the J
fendants and failure by the de
fendants to insure the property
ana Duuaings against lire.
Naw Suits Filad
The following money suits have
Stale Industrial Accident com
mission vs. Orville Leroy Stock
and Leola Smith Stock, doing
business as Roseburg Sanitary
markets. Plaintiff asks to recov
er $708.55 alleged due from de
fendant on unpaid contributions,
plus interest on $536.60 and cos's.
B. A. Martin vs. Fred Lock
year. Plaintiff demands judg
ment for $800 aa the value of a
transit with tripod allegedly de
molished while rented to the
plaintiff. In addition, the plain
tiff asks for rental of $80, plus
A request that the partnership
known aa Mountain Side Logging
company be dissolved was asked
in circuit court In the case of
Vernon Bergstrom vs. Melvin
Bergstrom. The plaintiff alw ask
ed that an accounting of the part
nership books be taken to deter
mine if the defendant was in debt
to the plaintiff.
Traffic Accident Tel
In Douglas County Told
(Continued From Pago Ona)
Fiftten Perish In
Flaming Bus Wreck
(Continued From Page One)
riding right behind the driver
when the accident occurred. He
said his Impression was that the
bus hit a bump in the road and
went out of control.
"I'm afraid my mother and
father are still In the wreck,"
Bloomington, seat of Indiana
university. Is about 60 mil's
southwest of Indianapolis.
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Vaughan Urged Haste On
Tanforan Track Work
(Continued From Page One)
again said that Vaughan has Mr,
Truman's permission to testify
in the committee's so-called "five
percenter" Inquiry If "the sena
tors want him to do so.
Why Fsderal BlesslngT
Committee chairman Hoey (D
N.C.I said his group is especially
Interested In getting all the de
tails as to why the Tanforan
track finally got government
blessing for the construction aft
er approval had been denied re
peatedly. The committee Is checking on
whether Improper Influence has
figured in the administration of
federal regulations and In the
awarding of government con
tracts. The Inquiry stemmed from dis
closures about the activities of
James V. Hunt, now a Wash
ington business counselor. Hunt
formerly was a lieutenant colonel
in the army quartermaster corps
and later worked for the War
Francis D. Flanagan, a com
mittee investigator, testified to
day that Hunt received a check
for $3,000 In 1946-whlle he was
still with the WAA as a retainer
to help get the Lido Reach hotel
on Long Island IN.Y.) returned
to Its owner.
Flanagan said Hunt returned
that check, hut three months
later got another check for the
same amount after he had left
the WAA and had formed the
J. V. Hunt Co., a management
counselor firm. Flanagan said hi
testimony was based on WAA i
and Hunt company files.
Injuring three others.
The highway department's sta
tistical record describes the trag
edy as occurring in Septemper,
on a straight highway, surface
conamon dry, in the darkness,
four tenths of a mile south of
In three other accidents, two
lives each were lost. One tragedy
Involved the collision of two mo
tor vehicles, a half-mile south of
Winchester last November, when
a load on a truck shifted causing
it to go out of control.
The other two tragedies each
took place a few miles southeast
of Days Creek. In one case, the
car "skidded off road" on an icy
pavemenr. in tne other case, the
driver was "intoxicated" and
while "speeding drove off
In a majority of the fatal acci
dents listed, the condition of the
drivers was "normal." Only four
of the drifers involved in the 21
accidents were "intoxicated." In
most cases the highway pave
ment was "dry." In only three of
the accidents was the surface
Ten of the fatal accidents oc
curred on straight stretches, six
on curves, two on grades, one at
an intersection, and one on a
The latter accident occurred
near Yoncalla. when a train hit
a stalled car on the tracks and
knocked the car into a pedestri
Ten accidents occurred in the
daylight, eight in the darkness,
and three at dusk.
Various Causes Listed
Among the causes of the acci
Speeding lost control hit log
truck head-on; fell asleep drove
off road; steering knuckle broke;
load on truck shifted lost con
trol; pedestrian intoxicated in
roadway; passing on right lost
control pulling back; on wrong
side of road; crippled pedestrian
stepped in front of car; speed
ingdrove off curve; passing
lost control on left shoulder;
truck brakes failed passenger
jumped; drove off road cause
unknown; speeding failed to
make curve; skidded off road;
speeding drove off curve; speed
inglost control drove off the
road; speeding log truck hit rear
end other log truck; shoulder
gave away; ran out from behind
parked car; Intoxicated passen
ger grabbed wheel.
throughout the state there
were 365 fatal traffic accidents
taking the lives of 419 persons
New Ecuadorian Quakes
Spread Fresh Panic
Continued from Page One)
President Lasso, educated at
the University of Maryland, re
ceived a message of sympathy
from President Truman.
Assistance was reDorted com
ing from many of the American
republics. In neighboring Colom
bia a commission was formed to
raise assistance funds.
Births at Mercy Hospital
WALES To Mr. and Mrs. .
James H. Wales, Oakland, Aug.
8, a daughter, Linda Sue; weight
six pounds, one ounce. i
POSTELL-To Mr. and Mrs.
Rrarty O. Postell, Dillard. Aug.
9. a son. John Clinton; weight
Oak A Stephens Phona 44S
PETERSON To Mr. and Mrs.
Victor E. Peterson, Winchester,
August 8, a son, Gerald Mncent;
weight seven pounds, eleven
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Police, Jews In
MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 10.
German police today
fired into a crowd of 1,000 Jewish
displaced persons they said had
stoned them and defied orders to
The police said three of the
DPs were wounded.
The crowd, without obtaining a
license for a meeting, had gath
ered to protest an alleged ami
Semitic letter in a Munich news
paper, police said.
Munich, in the American occu
pation zone, was a nazl strong
hold before the war. Hitier staged
his first, unsuccessful beer hall
putsch here in 1922
The crowd of DPs tathered In
front of the building housing the
newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung,
wnicn nad printed a letter criti
cizing German Jews.
City officials said the DPs re
plied to an order to disperse by
tearing up cobblestones from the
street and hurling them at the
police. Hand-to-hand fighting
broke out at several points.
The DPs set fire ;o one police
car. Then they pel'-d a hastily
summoned fire 'iglne with
Four more fire engines arrived
and also were stoned
The crowd dispersed after the
Greece Gets 49 Bombers
From United States ,
ATHENS, Aug. 10.-m-Forty.
nine U. S. navy dive bombers will
be turned over to the Greek air
force In a few days, Lieut. Gen.
James A. Van Fleet, chief of the
U. S. military mission, announced
Two of the planes, known as
y -11 Divers, were delivered sev
eral weeks ago and U. S. navy
pilots have been secretly training
Greek filers In their use at Larisa.
Van Fleet said the dive bombers
would play an Important role in
final liquidation of communist
led guerrillas by pinpoint bomb
ing and rocketing of mountain
The plane shipment is part of
the military aid program.
Bodies Of Missing
Boys Found Under Raft
JUNEAU. Alaska. Aue. 10.
P Gene Hulk and his two
black spaniels last night found
pinned beneath a log raft, the
bodies of two Doughs island boys
missing since Monday morning.
Dozens of law enforcement of
ficers, coast guard-.men. volun
teers and firemen had searched
all dav for Oscar "Chum" Niemi.
12. and Ronnie Ellen. 8. The boys
were last seen playlrg around the
Willamette Area To Get
Police Radio Network
PORTLAND, Aug. 10 (.'Pi
Mayor Dorothy Lee reported last
night that the Federal Commu
nications Commission has oakv
ed a Willamette Valley inter-city
police radio network.
The first link will be to Salem.
Other cities may come In later,
she said. No time has been set for
the start of the plan.
Foot patrolmen mav soon be
equipped with pocket-sized radio
receivers. Tests are now being
made to determine their value in
keeping street ratrolmen inform
ed of emergencies along with pa
trol car crews.
Hawaii Seixes Two .
(Continued From Page One)
Hawaii and Atlantic coast ports
by Isthmiam line ships. Two
ships, loaded by a non-union stev
edore firm, already have sailed
for the east coast under this plan
set up by Castle & Cooke, Ltd.
The two Honolulu stevedoring
companies covered by the gov
ernor's first seizure order are
McCabe, Hamilton & Rennv Co.,
and Castle & Cooke Terminals,
1LVVU officials Have threatened
repeatedly to spread the strike to
the mainland if the government
went into the stevedoring "just
ness. Some 2,000 dock workers are
on strike for a 32-cent raise to
an hourly basic rate of $1.72.
U. S. Woather Bureau Office
Fair with increasing cloudiness
today, tonight and Thursday.
Highest temp, for any Aug... 106
Lowest temp, for any Aug...- 19
Highest temp, yesterday 72
Lowest temp, last 24 hrs-.... $3
Precipitation last 24 hrs. 0
Precipitation since Sept. 1....27-64
Precipitation since Aug. 1 T
Deficiency since Aug. 02
Sewage Disposal Plans
Of Sheridan Rejected
SHERIDAN, Aug. 10.-(rV-The
town of Sheridan was stuck
with Its sewage disposal program
The state sanitary authority
turned down the town's proposed
system, as too long to complete.
Sheridan had planned to amass a
fund for the work by a 10-mill
assessment and a 50 cents-a-month
charge against water users.
Borkley And Widow
Deny Marriage Rumors
ST. LOUIS, Aug. ta .T Vice
President Barkley and Mrs.
Carleton S. Hadley have denl 1
rt-poits they will be married in
Paducah, Ky., this weekend.
Mrs. Hadley also said last night
there was notning to the
rumor that they planned to be
married in St. Louis the follow-,,
ing Sunday. . . ..
Barkley made his deniel in
The vice president has stopped
here twice in two weeks to set
Mrs. Hadley. Last Sunday thay
were together at a ball game. Two
weeks ago they attended a private
Mrs. Hadley'i husband, a rail
road attorney, died four years
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Albanians, Greeks Battle
Along 30-Mile Front
LONDON. Aug. 10. (P)
Albania said today she Is being
invaded by Greece and that fight
ing is in progress alonx a 30-mile
A broadcast by the official Ti
rana radio said bloody clashes
with Athens government troops
began four days ago.
It added that Hundreds of
Greek soldiers have been killed
or taken prisoner.
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