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RED RECEPTION Huge crowd of guests mingle about beneath
a portrait of Premier Stalin at the Washington Soviet embassy's
reception celebrating the occasion of the 32nd anniversary
of the "Great October Socialist Revolution" which swept the
Communists into power in Russia.
OLD AGE SPELLS FINISH
Government Trailer Park At
East City Limits Fdlding Up
After Six Years1 Operation
.tfter nearly six years of use as stopgap housing, the govern
ment trailer park on E. 2nd avenue S. at the east city limits Is"
about to become a thing of the past. H. L. Scofield, executive
director ol the Douglas County Housing authority, said only two
families, are left, and they have signified their intention of moving
In the Day's News
By FRANK JENKINS
RAN into some figures the
other day that startled me quite
a bit. This is the general drift of
Payments to Individuals for
DIRECT RELIEF in this country
were more than twice as much
in the big boom year of 1948 as
In the bottom of the depression
year of 1934!
f IklRECT relief doesn't include
11 social security, old age pen
sions, unemployment insurance,
or anything of that sort. It is
money paid directly to people who
just haven't enough to live on
and have to be taken care of by
BUT, you may say, In 1934 we
were just getting started on
government help for the needy
and hadn't had time yet to get
That doesn't seem to work out
In the six years of depression and
unemployment from 1933 to 1939,
AVERAGE direct relief payments
per year amounted to $824,000,
000. In the three post-war BOOM
years of full employment, the
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"ALKY" FATAL TO THREE
HOUSTON, Alaska, Nov. 10
UP) Three natives died Tuesday
from drinking what the U. S.
Marshal's office said was appar
ently "a highly volatile alcoholic
primer similar to antl-freeze."
Third Day's Drive Increases
Chest Fund To $11, 000 Total
Roseburg's Community Chest drive was boosted to the $11,000
mark yesterday, at the close of the third day of the annual fund
appeal. Art Lamka, secretary of the chest, said the audited total
of cash and pledges is $9,100, while additional collections yester
day amounted to $1,900.
I $25,550 ,
;i , $10,000
I A '
During the past six years, Sco
field said, the camp has housed
529 families, of which a great
many have purchased or built
homes in this community and
have become permanent citizens.
With deterioration a id old age
overtaking the trailers, many
have reached the stage where
they are now unsatisfactory for
further use for a public trailer
project, said Scofield.
Information on the sale of these
trailers Is expected at any time
by the Dougjas County Housing
authority, explained Scofield. In
Roseburg today was a Mr. Olson,
representing" the J.S. Soil Con
servation service at Portland,
who was inspecting the trailers
with the idea of re-using some of
them on a project in Wyoming.
With the closing of the trailer
camp, the housing authority will
clear the site for future industrial
use by the Youngs Bay Lumber
company, owners of the land.
The project being ho longer
available for an office, the hous
ing authority has secured the of
fice formerly occupied by the
Rent Control board in Room 205,
Douglas County State Bank build
ing. Scofield said the authority Is
still operating housing projects
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Two Children Perish In
MOUNTAIN View, Calif.,
Nov. 10 CP) Two of ten chil
dren in a rural family burned to
death early today in a fire' of
unreported origin which destroy
ed their home nearby.
The mother, Mrs. Ynez An
dona, and two of the other chil
dren were burned severely. The
six others escaped the flaming
structure. Their father was away
at the time.
Burned to death were Joe, two,
and John Andona, five. -
Developing the theme, AH the
begs in one asket," the Rev. Wal
ter A. MacArthur, pastor of the
First Methodist church, addressed
a rally of workers at the Rose
burg Lumb er company Wednes
day. He suggested that workers con
tribute to the C ommunlty Chest
through the payroll deduction
plan, spreading "their payments
over a number of weeks. He
pointed out that If separate drives
were held they might give $5 to
each agency. So a suitable dona
tion would be a combination of
these separate gifts, he said.
Community Chest leaders in
Roseburg pointed out today that
the current drive represents a
saving of time and energy. Six
member agencies of the Commu
nity Chest would normally con
duct six separate drives, were it
not for the chest organization.
Member agencies Include the
Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, Girl
Scouts, Salvation Army and the
Young Men's Christian associa
tion. The Oregon Chest, also a
member of the Roseburg Commu
nity Chest, Includes 15 charitable
and child-care agencies serving
the entire state.
Eighty percent of the $25,550
goal of the Roseburg Community
Chest will be spent locally. Of the
remaining 20 percent spent by
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Mostly cloudy with scattered
showers today, Increasing
cloudiness tonight. Rain Friday.
Sunset today 4:54 p. m.
Sunrise tomorrow 7:01 a. m.
To Be Defense
Of Louis Kiel
Judge East Will Preside
At Trial; Prison Terms
Meted To Five Persons
Insanity will be the defense of
Joseph Louis Kiel, when he goes
on trial Nov. 29 for the alleged
murder of Stanley James Tucker
Upon arraignment before Cir
cuit Judge Carl E. Wimberly
Wednesday, Kiel pleaded inno
cent on two counts brought by
the Douglas county grand jury
The first count alleges that he
"purposely and of deliberate and
premeditated malice" killed
Tucker by strangling him, and
the second count charges mur
der while he was engaged in the
commission of robbery,
Kiel's attorney, James M. Mc
Ginty of Myrtle Creek, filed a
writted statement that he will
show in evidence that Kiel was
"insane pr mentally defective"
at the time of the alleged mur
der. Judge Wimberly announced
that he would have Circuit Judge
William G. East of Eugene, who
also serves this district, try the
case. He said he has already
tried three murder cases within
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Fatal To Airman
CONDON. Ore.. Nov. 19. !'
One naval airman parachuted to
his death as a four-engined plane
crash landed in a wheat field
north of here last night.
The six others aboard the navy
Privateer were safe. Two para
chuted and four rode the plane
A sheriff's searching party
found the body of the victim at
dawn today. Members reported at
the nearby Louie Barnett ranch
that he was killed by a blow on
the head in landing. He was not
named, pending notification of
next of kin.
The Diane, on a training mis
sion from Whidbey island naval
air station on Puget Sound, was
forced down by icing, the CAA
reported. The air station was in-
lormed oy tne caa mat tne pilot
Ens. C C. Chritiansen, Benning
ton, Neb., exercised "superb air
manship" in bringing the plane
In to a belly landing on a newly
seeded field in north central Ore
gon's rolling wheat lands. .
Smiles Worth Dollars In
Optimists Club's Stunt
HARRISBURGH, Pa., Nov. 10
(JP) A smile was worth a
bright silver dollar In Pennsyl
vania's state capital today.
The Harrisburg uptlmlst ciud
posted members along downtown
streets to give away $1,000 to
passersby wearing the biggest
and broadest smiles.
"The only requirement, ex
plained Optimist President Da
vid Porter, "is a great big smile.
This is one day we hope there
won t be a frown In town.
Standing , at strategic street
corners, optimist members
handed out certlilcates to pedes
trians with the broadest smiles.
Each certificate was exchange
able for a brand new silver dol
Douglas County Second
In Douglas Fir Output
PORTLAND, Nov. 10 UP)
Oregon and Washington's Doug
las fir lumber cut last year was
26.1 percent of the nation's lum
ber output, the West Coast Lum
bermen's association reported to
In a detailed summary of 1948
operations, the association re
ported 9,405,103,938 board feet
cut. Its value wan $690,000,000.
Two thirds of the total was
produced by Oregon and Lane
county was far In front with a
cut of 1.311,573,145 feet. In second
production place was Oregon s
Douglas county at 796,509.333.
I he Douglas lir Industry em
ployed 147,378 persons last year,
the report said.
Colombia In State Of
Siege; Hundreds Slain
BOGOTA. Colombia. Nov. 10
UP) Colombia's conservative bo-
ernment has decreed a state of
siege and suspended all sessions
of the liberal-dominated Con
gress in a move climaxing weeks
of pre election clashes In which
hundreds reportedly have died.
Censorship of press and radio
also was ordered by President
The state of siege was d re
claimed last night after troops
cordoned off Columbia's capital
building and stood guard
throughout the country to sup
press any further outbreaks of
the bitter fighting which has rag
ed for the past month between
Liberals and Conservatives.
PORTLAND, Nov. 10. UP)
corvallis nign scnool was rein
stated by the Oregon School Ac
tivities association today but all
football games played thus far
were declared forfeited.
The reinstatement and the pen
alty were reported by Tom Pig
ott, secretary of the association.
Pigott said Corvallis was free
to play its scheduled game with
It was for painting "Beat Al
bany" signs on the Albany field
that the suspension was ordered.
Corvallis had been one of the
contenders for the district 4 foot
Pigott said the .forfeiture of
all games won thus far ruled
Corvallis out of contention now.
The record, showing all games
to date lost; had too many de
feats for a title-aspiring team,
The suspension was ordered
Tuesday afternoon. The swift re
instatement, Pigott said, reflect
ed the board of control's feeling
that Corvallis school officials had
acted promptly and properly In
reporting the painting incident bv
students as soon as they learned
of it. Corvallis also made resti
tution, he said, by paying the cost
of removing the signs.
Meeting Of GOP
A Republican dinner meeting is
set for Sunday, Nov. 13, in the
Hotel Umpqua, announced Harry
Pargeter, chairman of the Doug
las County Central committee.
An informal get-together is
scheduled at 1 o'clock, prior to
the dinner, with the meeting and
program to loiiow.
Congressman Harris Ellsworth
will be the principal speaker. Slg
unander, state Republican chair
man, will be present, along with
Mrs. Marshall Cornett, Klamath
Falls, national committeewom-
an; Mrs. H. D. Peterson, state
vice-chairman. Mrs. Guy Cor
don and Mrs. Ellsworth.
Tickets for the dinner may bo
obtained in advance at the Hotel
'Urnpqua."All Republican commit
teemen ana women or tne county
and others interested are invited
Girl's Eye Operation At
Elks' Clinic Postponed
PORTLAND. Nov. 10 UP)
A slight infection will delay an
operation to save the sight of a
12-year-old girl who is the read
ing eye and guide of her blind
Surgeons of the medical
school a Elks eye clinic yesterday
postponed until at leasi Saturday
the operation to save the right
eye of Mary Hope Hodgedon. The
other eye which is infected is
The Dlanned operation is the
second. The first was last June.
The surgeons hope to seal off
cvsts attacking the edge of the
retina of the eye, preventing
they hope detachment ol tne
Mayor Lee Recall Move
Dying For Lack Of Funds
PORTLAND, Nov. 10
The committee working for the
recall of Mayor Dorothy Lc is
about to call it quits. .
The members made the deci
sion last night after 21 persons
turned out for a puonc rally, ine
treasury is almost bare, too, and
there are 33 days remaining to
obtain all but a few of the need
ed 26,095 signatures on special
Committee Attorney Max Don
nelly said a final decision would
be made Saturday. It hinges on
the money question, he said.
POLIO INCIDENCE DOWN
PORTLAND. Nov. 10 UP)
Eleven new cases of infantile
paralysis were reported in Ore-
on during tne weeK ending jnov.
The state board of health re
ported It was a slight decline
in the Incidence. The year's to
tal to date is 273 cases.
Undesirable CVA Phases Hit By Speakers
Of Pacific Northwest Development Assn.
Before a representative audl-i
ence of Douglas county citizens
at the Hotel Umpqua last night,
Stanley K. cnurcn ana enaries
M. Stanford of the Pacific North
west Development association in
Portland gave a searching an
alysis of the proposed Columbia
Valley administration bill as now
embodied In Senate Bill 1645.
Speaking in a critical vein of
this new concept of resource de
velopment now proposed for the
Columbia valley area, the visitors
pointed out many of the dangers
to be expected if control of the
area is turned over to three men
as proposed in the measure.
Specifically noted was the fact
that the region covered by the
bill includes all of southwestern
Oregon and the streams not flow
ing Into the Columbia or Willam
ette. It was specifically mentioned
that such streams as the Rogue,
Coos, Siuslaw, and Umpqua would
OREGON THURSDAY, NOV.
Washington High Court
Ban Means Annual Loss
Of $6 Million Revenue
OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 10. ."P
State officials pondered a state
supreme court decision today to
see If the Jurists had dropped an
other bomb into Washington's
muddled financial picture.
Five members of the court
ruled unanimously yesterday that
pinball machines are gambling
devices and prohibited by state
law. The decision was handed
down in overruling a Spokane
county superior court order pro
hibiting the city from enforcing
an ordinance banning the ma
chines. Few persons would comment
on the state-wide effect of the
ruling pending a close study of
the decision. Asst. Atty. Gen. John
Ncwlands said, however, that any
crackdown on the machines would
rest with county prosecutors.
One high state official, who
asked that he remain anonymous,
until he has had a chance to read
the decision, raised the question
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CVA Opposed By
WEST LINN, Nov. 10 (Pi
Rep. Walter Norblad, Republi
can, Joined the anti-CVA forces
In a speech at a Young Repub
lican dinner here he said the Co
lumbia Valley administration
would give too much power to too
few people. It was his first state
ment on the CVA issue.
He said local groups should try
to bring into harmony conflicting
interests in basin development
rather than to turn the problem
over to what he called a "super
Norblad said the CVA proposal
was an admission or tne adminis
tration's "guilt in failing to folovv
the sane and economical meth
ods of private enterprise in the
Columbia Valley developments."
PORTLAND, Nov. 10 UP)
Senator Wayne Morse told an au
dience last night he would have
plenty to say , about CVA when
he campaigns for reelection.
"I expressed my views on
pending CVA legislation In my
Oct. 14 speech. In my campaign
I will enlarge on those views, but
I have not yet begun my cam
paign," he said.
Earlier, other speakers before
the b..nquet session of the 37th
annual Oregon Reclamation Con
gress had opposed the Columbia
Valley administration proposal.
They were applauded.
Life Prison Term Given
Siayer Of Business Head
Dayton, O., Nov. 10 (Pi
Thomas J. Conlin, 59, a San
Francisco, Calif., business man,
pleaded guilty to a charge of sec
ond degree murder today and
was sentenced to life imprison
Conlin had been indicted for
first degree murder In the slay
ing of his brother-in-law, H. E.
McCrery, 57, president of the
Master Vibrator company In
McCrery was shot In his office
last Sept. 19 and died three days
later. Employes reported a quar
rel preceded the shooting.
Meier & Frank Workers
Reject AFL As Agent
PORTLAND, Nov. 10 UP)
Meier & Frank company office
workers yesterday rejected a
proposal that an AFL union be
their bargaining agent with the
big retail firm's management.
E. G. Stumpf, National Labor
Relations board examiner, said
the vote was 131 for the union and
276 against. One ballot was void
and 36 were challenged.
come under the direction of Ihe
all-powerfui three-man board even
though these streams are not a
part of the Columbia system. The
same Is true of streams flow
ing into Puget Sound. The re
gion included In the art was
roughly described as covering the
land of the Northwest from Yel
lowstone to the Pacific and Can
ada to California.
8tates Rights Menaced
The speakers were critical of
a number of features of the bill
which, in their analysis, would
endanger certain rights of the
Individual states and the citizens
to control their own government.
Coming In for strong criticism
were qualifications of the board
of directors, which qualifications
would only be that they "profess
a belief In the feasibility and
wisdom of the act." The question
of direct work by the adminis
tration of its construction work
Armistice Program Readied
For Roseburg Participation;
Football Game Is Canceled
Brig. Gen. Curtis T. Beecher, USMC Ret., of Days Creek, who
was the ranking Marine officer on Corregldor when the Phil
ippines fell, will address Roseburg's Armistice day service to
The memorial service will be
10:45, a. m., following a parade
military units through Roseburg's downtown streets,
Although the Armistice day
program will Include the parade,
theater program and potluck
lunch at the armory, the sched
uled afternoon football game at
Flnlay field has been canceled.
The parade will start at the
county courthouse at 10:15 a.m.,
and will proceed west to Jackson
street and south to the theater,
where the program will begin at
An invocation will open the db
servance in the theater, followed
by singing of the national anthem
by the audience.
At 10:58. Warren Mack. News-
Review reporter, will sing "My
Buddy." The song will oe iouow
ed bv a period of silence in honor
of the war dead.
Representatives of various mil
itary and veterans' organizations
will be Introduced. Also on the
program will be the Roseburg
Choral society, which will sing.
All veterans and their families
are invited to participate In a
potluck lunch at the armory fol
lowing the theater program.
Women are asked to bring sal
ads or desserts. The main course
will be furnished by sponsors of
the Armistice day observance.
School Superintendent Paul S.
Elliott announced that the foot
ball game planned In connection
with the day's observance has
been canceled. He said it is with
sincere regret that this move was
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Killer Of Women
VANCOUVER, B.C., Nov. 10
(VP) police were confronted to
dav with their -second murder
within five weeks In which the
slayer had shaven the hair irom
the bodies of his female victims.
A 45-year-old spinster, Fern
Blanche Fisher, was the lastest
victim. Her body was found float
ing In False creek yesterday,
clad only in a coai auu uicm.
Her death was similar to that
of 25-year-old Joyce Monaster
ski, whose nude shaven body
was found Oct. 8 on a Vancou
ver beach after she had bec-n
missing 22 days.
Police said Miss Fisher, a de
partment store employe who liv
ed with a sister and three bro
thers, may have been raped. She
left her home Tuesday night to
attend a movie but was last seen
outside the theater.
Body hair of both victims naa
been shaved, Police said, but
hair on the head remained in
Trying To Save Nickel On
Meter Costs Man $50
VAN NUYS. Calif.. Nov. 10.
UP) Leonard Collcn is $50 poorer
today because he tried to save a
woman five cents.
Said James Smith, parking-meter
inspector, in municipal court
Coilen told a woman he'd show
her how to beat the meter and
baneed t with his hand until it
showed an hour's free, parking.
Smith called p c 1 1 c e. Coilen
pleaded guilty to a charge ol meter-tampering.
The fine was $50.
Center Is Designated
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 UP)
The Air Force announced Wed
nesday selection of Camp For
rest, Tenn., for a $100,000,000 en
gineering development center.
ine project win oe a reseaicii
installation for the development
and evaluation of air weapons.
Camp Forrest is 66 miles
southeast of Nashville.
was questioned as well as the
danger to existing water rights
contained In the reclamation sec
tion of the measure.
The speakers also pointed out
that the forest interests of the
Northwest are awake to the dan
gers of he measure and pointed
to certain sections dealing with
plans and programs which would
Impose another agency with broad
powers to conduct such programs
over the forest Industries of the
region. Cited specifically also was
the provision which would place
In the hands of the administra
tion the power to set up plans
and programs over the fish and
wildlife of the Northwest, which
would give broad powers to a
super-government agency which
might take precedence over such
already established agencies as
the Fish and Wildlife Service and
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held at the Indian theater at
of veterans' organizations and
BRIG, GEN. C. T. BEECHER
Armistice Day Speaker
Improvement of the highway
strln from Scotlsburg to Reeds
port was urged upon the State
Highway commission by a dele
gation from Reedsnort, accom
panied by County Commissioner
R. G. Baker, Tuesday at Salem.'
From Rcedsport were Mayor
Tom Lilllbo, Jack Dlchl and W.
The commission recognized the
need for improvement of tills
strip of highway, paralleling the
lower Umpqua river, and thev
promised to give the matter full
consideration, said Baker.
The commissioner Informed
the highway department that the
county court is backing Improve
ment of this strip, second to what
is considered a greater need fr
the improvement of Highway 99
through this county.
The Reedsport strip will be ex
tremely expensive to improve,
because of the rock bluffs which
must be blasted away to permit
widening, it was pointed out.
For Wanted Men
Sheriff O. T. "Bud" Carter re
turned to Roseburg last night
with a juvenile prisoner want
ed for investigation in this coun
ty. He left here Tuesday, taking
Francis J. Evans Jr. to the Ore
gon state penitentiary, to start
serving a two-yenr sentence on a
charge of "contributing to the de
linquency - of minor female chil
dren." Deputy A. A. "Red" Eckhardt
left today for California, where
he will pick up Michael O'Toole,
35, formerly of Roseburg, to face
a non-support charge. O'Toole Is
being held at Sonora. He will
also pick up Walter P. Sturgls,
48, being held at Yreka on a
charge of larceny by embezzle
ment. Deputy W. I. Worrall left on
Wednesday for Grand Island,
Nebr., lo pick up Frank Ellis,
who reportedly has conlessed to
a burglary at Glendale, accord
ing to Carter. He Is being held
by Nebraska authorities.
Draws Prison Stretch
CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (tP)
Sigmund (Saml Engcl, 74-year-old-love
swindler, was sentenced
Wednesday to two to 10 years In
prison for operating mi $8,700
confidence game at the expense
of a widow.
Judge George M. Fisher over
ruled a motion for a new trial
in criminal court, but granted
the aged Lothario a 60-day stay
so he can appeal.
Meanwhile the self-styled lover
of 1.001 women will stay in coun
Attorneys for the pint-sized Ro
meo say they will appeal to the
Illinois Supreme court.
Three Die When Auto
Rams Disabled Truck
PENDLETON, Nov. 10 -mP)
Jack Day Lewis and Mrs. Alice
Ferrell, both of Pendleton, and
Lowell Arthur Vabman. Beaver-
ton. Ore., were killed earlv to
day on U.S. Highway 30 about 16
miles west of Pendleton when
their car collided with the rear
of a disabled Consolidated truck
parked on the edge of the high
way, state police bergeant in
W, Smith reported.
Ching, Finding Truman
Undecided, Drops Try To
Promote New Contract
WASHINGTON, Nov. VS-m
John L. Lewis today snubbed the
government's bid to a coal peaca
conference and Cyrus Ching, fed
eral mediation director, said ha
was dropping his efforts to
smooth the way to a new mining
Ching went to the White House
and reported that Lewis, instead
of showing up for the peace
talks scheduled for this morning,
had sent a wire saying he would
see the mediators on Monday.
When he left the White House,
Ching told reporters he would
tell the mine owners here for the
conference to go on home.
He said he had other plans
and would be too busy to see
Lewis on Monday.
"I haven't any plans at this
time for calling any further meet
ings in the coal dispute."
He hedged that a bit later,
however, by saying that he was
not ruling out the possibility that
another government effort to pro
mote peace might be made.
Asked if he expected Presi
dent Truman to take any action
in the coal dispute in view of
today's developments, Ching said:
"Not yet. There are no plans
for anything like that yet. Noth
ing has been decided."
However. If President Truman
should decide that the mediation
service can accomplish nothing
in tne situation, ne mignt turn
to other means. He could estab
lish a fact-finding board or he
could Invoke the Taft-Hartley
The T-H law permits the gov
ernment to seek a court order
halting a strike for 80 days.
it was quite obvious that tne
government was going to make
strong efforts to prevent another
coat wamout at tne end oi tne
It was also plain that officials
were pretty annoyed by Lewis'
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Boost Favored To
Ease States1 Load
SALEM," Nov. 10 ' " UP) Go
vernors of the 11 Western states
and Alaska want the Federal feo
vernment to Increase social se
curity in order to save the states
from bankrupting themselves
through their old age pension
The action was taken at the
Western Governors conference at
Salt Lake City, from which Go
vernor Douglas McKay returned
The governor said the gover
nors want social security grants
Increased, and want more people
included under the system.Tllis
would be of great aid to states
by stopping the increasing de
mand for more and bigger old
i ne governors also iavorea tne
states pooling their educational
resources in professional, tech
nical and graduate training.
This would mean, he said, that
other states could send their stu
dents to the University of Ore
gon Medical school, with the
other states paying tuition for
Eugene Schools Fight
Increase In Milk Price
EUGENE. Nov. 10 (JP Eu-
gene school parents, grade school
principals, and local milk dis
tributing representatives will
meet today with Melvin J. Conk
lln, examiner for the State Milk
Marketing administration, in a
showdown on the price of half
pints of milk charged to local
The issue, long debated among
local milk distributors and school
officials, centers on 8 one-half
cent Increase charged to schools
for the half-pint bottles of mllK.
President Quirino's Lead
In Philippines Mounts
MANILA, Nov. 10 JV-President
Elpidio Quirino's lead over
two ODDonents mounted slowly to.
day as tardy returns filtered in
from Tuesday s presidential elec
Unofficial returns at 11:30
p.m., gave Quirino 1,384,516
votes. Trailing him with 1,125,627
was Jose Laurel, critic of the
United States Philippines policy
and favored by leftists. Jose Av
elino. third party candidate, had
SALEM, Nov. 10 UP) Go
vernor Douglas McKay, who ser
ved in the army in two world
wars, had some nice things to
say about the marines today.
On today's 174th birthday of
the U. S. Marines, he asked the
public to take part In the "or
chid to Marines" fund-raising
drive. He also praised the "grand
war record" of the Marines.
Ltvity Fact Rant
By L. T. IUiMsteln
Fashions may coma and fash
Ions may go, but John L. Lewis'
scowl will be worn permanently.