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Oregon H Emerald
WORLD NEWS SECTION
JIM BANKS, BERT MOORE, EDITORS
All Set Free
In Lynch Trial
GREENVILLE, S.C., May 21
(AP)—A Greenville county jury
freed 28 white men Wednesday
night of charges that they lynched
a South Carolina negro, returning
straight acquittals in 98 separate
verdicts on a four-count murder
and conspiracy indictment.
The crushing rejection of prose
cution allegations, which had in
cluded unsworn statements by 26
self-acknowledged members of the
mob, closed an historic case which
began here nine days ago.
The men were accused of taking
Willie Earle, 23-year-old negro,
from Pickens, S.C., jail last Feb
ruary 17, and butchering him on
a lonely roadside for the alleged
stabbing of a white taxi-driver.
WASHINGTON, May 21 (AP) —
The house foreign affairs commit
tee unanimously indorsed Wednes
day a measure paving the way for
state department operation of an
information and educational pro
gram in foreign countries.
The action came just six days af
ter the house denied funds for op
eration of the program after June
30 on the grounds that it never has
been formally authorized by con
In 1898 the medical school be
came a member of the American
Medical association, accepting the
entrance requirements of that body
and the enrollment increased from
29 in 1893 to 89 to 1902.
NEW SMITH CORONA type
writer for sale, $65.00. Norman
Degner, Vets Dorm. No. 1, Ext.
FOR SALE: 1939 Plymouth Tudor
Sedan, good condition inside and
out. Radio and heater. See Mr.
Walter, 450 E. 14th, house in
rear, 5:30 to 7:30 p. m.
FURNISHED APARTMENT in
Portland available to reliable
couple, no children, nor pets, in
exchange for apt. in Eugene,
preferably near campus. L. M.
Boylen, Osburn Hotel. Ph. 891.
NEW MERCURY Convertible to
trade for late model 4-door se
Before ymt throw away a
pair of shoes brinjj them
to us for a repair job that
will make them look like
75 W. Broadway
On Union Changes
WASHINGTON, May 21 (AP)
—A senate-house committee was
reported informally agreed Wed
nesday night on putting a ceiling
on initiation and membership fees
Senator Robert Taft (R., O.), i
told reporters that while no final
action had been taken, senate con- j
ferees seemed in the mood to ac- !
cept a provision of the house labor !
disputes measure which would J
limit the fees to be fixed by
MANILA, May 22 (AP)—Presi-!
dent Manuel A. Roxas' personal
luxury plane was found wrecked
Thursday on a Mindanao mountain
side, and the 12 or more high Fili
pino government officials and crew
of eight aboard were feared dead.
Roxas was not aboard.
Air searchers, spurred by Roxas
himself in one of the biggest air
hunts in the island’s history, found
the unburned wreckage four days
after the plane vanished.
Mrs. Truman Better
GRANDVIEW, Mo., May 21
(AP) — President Truman’s 94
year-old mother began passive ex
ercise in a new mechanical bed
Wednesday night after the White \
House physician gave her a i
“chance” for recovery.
WASHINGTON, May 21 (AP)—
Former Congressman Andrew J.
May testified Wednesday he went
to the rescue of the munitions-mak
ing Garsson brothers in 1942 be- >
cause army ordnance officers called 1
them “a bunch of kikes” and re
fused to let them bid on contracts.
"I thought men who wanted to
make munitions in time of war
ought to be permitted to do so
without regard to color, race or
creed,” May told the federal court
jury in his trial on charges of sell-'
ing his influence to the Garssons.
JEFFERSON, Ia„ May 21 (AP)
—A ten-year program of “produc
tion for peace” was advocated
Wednesday night by former Gover
nor Harold E. Stassen of Minne
sota, avowed aspirant for the 1948
GOP presidential nomination.
In his first major address since,
returning from a European tour,
Stassen urged that the United
States give 10 per cent of its goods
and food the next ten years to coun- :
tries which give “unwavering sup
port to the United Nations.”
Sigma Delta Chi members will:
meet in room 104 of the journalism i
building at 4 p.m. today.
German honorary will meet for
election of new officers at 4 p.m.
today in 122 Friendly.
Potluck for all students at West
minster house at 6 p.m.
Westminster program at College ,
Crest Community playhouse at 8 ’
meeting at the YWCA at 6:30 p.m.
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