Sapulpa Daily Herald (Sapulpa, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 271, Ed. 1 Monday, July 18, 1949 Page: 1 of 6
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writings of an Egyptian ruler ISO
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VOL. XXXIII. NO 271
MONDAY, JULY 18, 1949
DAILY EXCEPT SATURDAY
Steel Fact Finding Board To
Open Strike Inquiry July 28
May Take 45 Days To Deiide
Will Make Recommendations To Settle
Dispute Between Management and Labor
PUNE ‘PARKS’—ONE KILLED, 15 AUTOS DESTROYED
by Bjrrea N<
... To Food
WASHINGTON. July IE. <U.R>-
President Truman's steel fact-
finding board said today It will
open IU Inquiry Into the contract
dispute in New York July 28.
WASHINGTON. July 18 <Utt—
President Truman's steel fact-find-
ing board was called to the white
house today to work out details of
an inquiry which may determine
whether 1,000,000 workers In basic
Industry will get a pay boost.
Beard Chairman Carroll B.
Daugherty, Northwestern univer-
sity economist, mid hr hopes the
panel will complete lu report on
the steel Industry's contract dis-
pute by Sept. 1 . That would leave
two weeks for bargaining btween
anion and management before
the SO-day truce expires.
The administration Is hopetui
that the report will lead to a set-
tlement of the ■'eel dispute and al-
so provide a pattern for adjusting
wage controversies In the automo-
bile, coal, electrical manufacturing,
rubber and glass industries.
Daugherty and his two colleagues
on the fact-finding panel. Jud«e
Samuel I. Roaenman of New York
and David L. Cole of Paterson. N.
J„ were to moot with presidential
assUtant John R. Steelman at fl
• m„ EST.
was to be an
the locale of the hearings. Wash-
ington, Pittsburgh and Now Torn
oto mid to be under renal deration
Meanwhile. Philip Murray, presi-
dent of the United Steelworkers and
the CIO. called his advisers and ex-
perU to a conference In Pittsburgh
to plan the union's presentation be-
fore the board.
Murray la expected to open the
ulon's case for n 20-cent-an-hour
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By GENE BdaCABTBT
Luke Kobe me hi for drinking, not
swimming, but It cost a Tulsa man
•21 Sunday to find It out. Despite
numerous signs around Snhoma
forbtdtng swimming Orville Me-
Qehsny, Tulsa, defied lake attend-
ants and continued to splash In 8a-
pulpa's drinking water yesterday
afternoon. He was arrested by 8a-
homa officials and forfeited a $21
bond In city police court this morn-
Aha forfeit!ns 111 oand la
court today. W. H. Douglass, Sapul-
pa. was charged with drunkenness.
A ear theft waa re parted to city
police over the week end. Jim Tur-
ner, this city, notified police that
his blue, IMP Chevrolet sedan was
stolen in the downtown area last
night. The vehicle had been left
parked with the keys In It.
Water la city park swims
pool will bo changed twice weekly,
park officials mid today. The pool
will be drained and re-filled every
Tuesday and Priday night. The
water Is constantly treated with
chlorine by means of an electric
q, WRICKAOI ID autoo can be seen around this upside-down C-82, which crashed with one
engine afire In a parking lot at Wright field, Dayton, O. One occupant of the plane was killed leap-
ing out to eacapa the crash and three others were Injured. f/nter national Soundphoto)
U.S. Entry Back Into Liquor
Situation In Oklahoma Seen
As Result of "Hidden” Bill
HB 515 Contains Provisions That
Re-Enacts U. S.Authority Maasures
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 18, (UP)—Oklahoma's 1949
legislature unintentionally passed a la * enabling federal
authorities to revive 3 liquor law enforcement program
abandoned two years ago, assistant attorney general Sam
Lattimore said today
This information will come as a shock to most law-
makers, Ljttimore agreed but he went ahead with plans
to get federal officers to start enforcing prohibition again
He sent letters today to attorney general Tom Clark, U.
S attorney Robert Shelton und alcohol tax agent Leo Nash,
starting their cooperation in re- ------- -------— ■ ■ •• ■
opening the program would be ap- _
TedeS officers cooperated in [^11(1 AM'lft TO
keeping bootleg liquor cut of Okla- |
hotna from 1039 until 1947, when
the 21st legislature repealed a sta-
tute which gave the fedtrals the
right to take cognizance of Okla- |
Highlights Of Today’s News ,
L Lagan, mi af
Mr*. Pearl Logan, KoUyvtllc, has
been assigned to the fifth armored
division for an eight-week basic
training session, army officials an-
Chargee were filed la the eoaaty
attorney's office this morning
against Floyd Earl Fruit, Sapulpa.
i for assault and battery Fruit alle-
gedly beat his wife, Mae Bril Fruit,
according to county files.
BRITAIN MAY SIKK U. S. GOLD
LONDON, July U. (UJD Farmer Forrign Secretary Anthony
Edea laggrrtrd today that the t ailed States eoald help Britain
eat ef the cam at financial crisis by releasing some of its gold
board or, at least, by lasrssshig the price el geld.
TULSA DEAP MUTE SLAIN
TULSA, Jaly 18. <UP>—Talm rcanty authorities were In-
the sheet tag death today of Mr*. Vivian Phillips, 21.
trying to locate sign language In-
a the dead woman's haahand, Sam
TBs Brat food la SB
If TOOK • telegram from Police
Chief WlUlam Johnson of War-
ren, O., to get convicted rape '
slayer Raymond Juttla, SB, to 1
climb down from top of 130-foot
water tower at Lima, O.. State
Hospital for the Criminally In-
sane after a SB-hour siege. He
waa up there protecting that re-
leased convict* wore torturing
members of his family. A hospi-
tal supervisor, Byron Ntwland,
climbed up to deliver the demand-
ad message. Juttla waa convicted
in IBM of murdering a young
Warren woman. (/Mffsibssil)
WA8HINOTON. July It. (UJD—
Harry Bridges, head of the CIO
Longshoremen's union was to testify
today before a congressional com-
mittee considering emergency legis-
lation to end the 78-day--old Ha-
waiian dock strike.
Also scheduled to appear at sen-
ate labor committee hearings was
James O Blaise 11. employer spokes-
man for the islands' longshore com-
panies Bridges' union and the em-
ploy eyrs have been deadlocked since
May 1 when 2.000 dock workers
walked off the Job to support de-
mands for a J2-cent hourly wage
Dudley Walde Bwah.___
charged with reckless driving in
the county attorney's office. Bush
was srrssted Priday on highway M,
three miles north of Sapulpa.
Entering eily hapfeal today were:
Elsie Keen 218 S. Division; Boyd
Robinson. 701 S. Hiawatha.
Dismlsssd were: Oladys Cos, 618
IS. Independence; Buford Nye, 411
E. Lee, Wanda Briggs, 701 B. Birch;
| Verms Dobson, 100 8. Hickory, and
Mrs. B. Bomgardner and infant
daughter. 10S4 E. Thompson.
The leeal Bay Seoul board af re-
view will meet tonight at 1 In the
The Creek county chapter of Dis-
abled American veterans will meet
tonight at B In the Clayton build-
ing. room 408.
Authorities said they
terpreten so they eoald i
Phillips it, also a 4ts< mute.
Officers said Phillip,i ram to the house ef relatives today to
tell them la sign language that his wife was dead. Her body was
found la a field near a drive-la theater, east of Talsa. She
apparently had died instantly af a gunshot wound in the throat
Phillips waa bring held by toe sheriff far questioning.
ROBINSON SAYS ROBISON IS*"SILLY"
WASHINGTON, Jaly M. (UP>—Negva baseball star Jackie Rob-
inson said today that ringer Paul Bsbtssn Just sounded “silly"
when he said that American negroes would not fight against the
salsa In event ef war.
he has a right to bis perianal views, and If he wants
sUly when he expresses them In public, (hats his busl-
not miner Bobtaaen told a house unAmerlean srtlvtUee
Check Local Budget
Crack eounty commissioners are
In special session today airing
now budget appropriations for
Commissioners L. A. “Bus" Hud-
gins, 8s pul pa. Jlaunle -Weaver,
Bristow, and Roy Poplon, Drum-
right. called the special meeting
to Iron out budget appropriations
for the eomlng year.
As yet, no decisive action
released to the prim. But final
budget appropriations are expected
to be complete by tomorrow.
Tim commissioners have been
meeting throghout the day,
DDT Crew Near End
Of Alley Spraying
The bill before the committee
would authorize President Truman
to call for settlement of the dispute
Chairman Blbert D. Thomas. D..
Utah, announced over the weekend
that the committee also ts consider-
ing formation of a special subcom-
mittee to study means of svsrtlng
dock strikas that have paralysed
Hawaiian and West Coast shipping
three Urns In two years.
Dispatches from Honolulu, mean-
while. said Oov. Ingram Stainback
of Hawaii Is going ahead with his
plan to impose permanent govern-
ment control over the islands' docks.
A legislative interim committee will
meet tomorrow to ley plena for en
emergency session of the territorial
Warts Are Urged
To Witness Play
“Wart Plagued** Be pul pens, if
such there be. may well be at
Holmes perk Thursday, Priday or
Saturday night of this week when
the Sapulpa Children's hour pre-
sents “Tom Sawyer's Treasure
You see. Huck Plnn will be there
with his deed eat, over which, he
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ENGLISH MONSTER GOBI ON TRIAL
LEWE8, Itaaeex. Eng. July U. tun—Dapper John Geerge
Heigh. ». laM poMee that he slew ala persons. rill their threats
and drank a glass ef bleed frem each, his eennarl dfarloM-d today
at his eserder trial.
The eaave Leaden bastnees men went en trial charged with
murdering Mrs. Olive Darand-Bracan. SB. a wealthy widow whose
body be was alleged to have disposed of by potting it in a vat
The defense Is trying to prove Insanity.
WHITS HOUSE SILENT ON VAUGHAN SUSPENSION
WASHINGTON, July M. The white boose kept mam
today an a congressman's demand that President Truman *u»pend
aide, MaJ. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan, fee “being tan-
five per rent cases.
presidential press secretory Eben Ayers sold the
white beam bed no comment, sad he had net heard the presi-
dent mention It”
Pair Who Robbed
0C Car Dealer
OKLAHOMA CITY. July 18
'UP)—Two bold bandits who know
"their way around" were still at
large today after robbing a prom-
inent Oklahoma City car dealer
and his wife of $400 and locking
them in their attic.
Police believe the pair who
robbed Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jones
yesterday may alas have been
Involved In two other armed
The intruders, about 22 and 34
years old. were waiting In a
breakfast nook In the Jones home
when the car dealer and his wife
entered through a bock door.
"This Is a stick up," said one of
the men. putting a gun In Jones’
ribs "We know who you are and
we know you can afford it.”
Jones has Ford agencies here
and at Trim, and Is a potential
candidate for gavemor.
The pair took about $300 from
Jones' billfold and another $100
from his wife's purse. Then they
forced Jones to lead them to a
Jones opened the safe but It held
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hums prohibition laws.
The 1B47 repealer slipped thru
as a rider on the beer tas bill
and drys made a vecllirous at-
tempt a few months age to kill
A measure dubbed the "bone-
dry," sp nsored by lawmakers seek-
ing to obtain better enforcem-nt of
Be Reduced By
By PETEB WEBB
United Press Staff Correspondent
BERLIN. July IS. (U.»—British
sources said today that the Auglo-
American airlift may bu reduced
two thirds starting Sept. I If the
prohibition statutes, was debated at BrlU4il »n<* American governments
length irom Pebruary to April of “PProve plans now under considers-
tlus year. |lion- _ __ _ ^
Rolled Through Unnoticed Itn^ps^pnm^ ■H>le<mrrling today
Another bill, however, rolled and n plan to ander aan-
through both houses cf the legisla- ildmsllsn by Aanriann anthsri-
, -ure and received the governor's tie a, infai mi BvttMi riftetoto
signature without fanfare, but ac-
complished the same end, Lattimore
The acritlant attorney general,
wbn to n promlent Baptist layman
and enthusiastic dry. gleefully
ti scribed toe discovery af toe
“ridden” statute ae an accident.
“I had no Idea any such law had
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Bug Bluffs Broadway Beauty,
Solo Stops, Screaming Starts
DALLAS, Tex.. July 18. <U.m-A
terrifying childhood memory of be-
ing attacked by locusts caused
; Broadway musical star Nanette Pa-
bray to become hysterical during an
open air ahow when a bug struck
her in the face, friends said today
Mtos raaray was staging a tele
In the starlight aperetle produc-
tion of “Bloomer Girt”, tost right
when u huge Insert struck her In
the face and
She screamed, turned her back to
the casino audience on the stale
fair grounds and yelled: “I cant
go onf I can’t go on!”
Another member of the cast help-
ed her into the wings
But she went on screaming (or
about three minutes as the audience
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New Manager For
The Chastain Department store
announced today that Charles Wat-
kins. lormer manager, will be re-
placed by BUI Wood. St. Louis. Mo.
With 28 years of retail merchan-
dising experience. Wood brings to
Supulpa a good practical knowledge
of depramtem store managership
• I have fallen in love with Sapulpa
at first sight," commented Wood.
"This is one of the most friendly
towns that I have ever had the pri-
vilege to live in."
Since their arrival. Wood and his
wife have not permanently settled.
However, they do need a small
apartment and would welcome any
news of a suitable rental for two
Leaving far a short vacation
Cluirles Watkins, will go to Pampa.
“I want to express my thanks to
the people o( Supulpa for their
friendship shown to me and my
family,” said Watkms bef re he left
New Record For
Is Set In State
By United Prma
Oklahoma's 1B4B traffic fatality
toll sored to 286 today, after two
deaths fr.m highway accident* yes-
terday. Last year at this time. 296
persons had died in state traffic.
Latest 1B4B victims were Calvin
Stewart, 7S. of Erick. In Beckham
county and Zachariah H. London.
51, of Tecumaeh in Pottawatomie
Stewart was lulled last night
when a car Jumped a curb and
struck him as he sat on the steps
of the First National bank of Erick.
The driver of the car Tommy C.
Mayfield. 20. also of Erick, was held
by Beckham county officers.
London died yesterday In a Shaw -
nee hospital of injuries suffered
Thursday when his car failed to
make a curve, htt an embankment
and overturned on state highway
18, one mile south of Asher.
pwMtjnuMnwx toe Mq* w
A skeleton airlift would remain
in operation. If the Rdtotoaa raia-
poee the blockade, this farri aould
run an emergency service to Berlin
i untU the mala body of the ailed air
fleet could be recalled to Oermany.
The airlift could be raaterad to
maximum efficiency In B0 days, (la
British source said. Berlin now Baa
a 80-day reaerve of essential feed
and coal supplies, the highest since
the war ended.
^By^Jriy $|. || was eeifcMled.
nearly 1S*MS tola. TmTwST be
enough to apply weri BaeSria in-
dustries for nearly rix aantha at
the current rale ef eenenmriten.
The airlift has been in operation
for more than a year. The combined
air fleets have brought nearly 2.-
000.000 tons of supplies to the city
in that time During the last two
months, airlift planes have brought
in a daily average of 8.000 tons.
Thirty-six American and 27 Brit-
ish filers have been killed in air
accidents along the 100-mile corri-
dor connecting Berlin with the west.
“LocoI Woman Up For
■et tomorrow for a Sapulpa woman • js i, m
accused of attempting to cash I M fl UkHlA Tqc¥
a bogus check late last week, the ■■Gill f\QUIU I
county attorney said today.
Gloria La Jesse, a long-time local ST LOUIS, July lg—Tha Priam
resident, allegedly waa attempting radway will begin tests on end-to-
to cash a hot check at the Amerl- end radio communications on train*
can National bank here when po- following granting of a permit bv
UeI.‘pprthenc,*d her th* FCC. President Clark Hunger-
The hearing wUl be held In ford announced here today
Judge C. C. Orlmes' justice of The FCC assigned call letters KA
peuce court tomorrow morning. i (Continued on page 2)
PLAGUES: 'HOPPERS EAT THROUGH WEST, DROUTH SHRIVELS EAST
Duncan Quiet After Riot
Involving Jehovah Witness
DUNCAN. July IS. <u.»—Dun- their meeting. Before the eemtofe
can waa quiet today, with only could get underway, grtugn out-
a damaged high school auditorium side started throwing flrw-
and some bruised faces as proof through window* of the
of yesterday's riot between war Officers said bricks
veterans and Jehovah's Witness- wera tossed through
es. who do not believe in bearing cars parked outside
arms in military service. holatery of on*
The Oklahoma highway patrol
aid there had beea ae nare
traahls here stare three earleade
ef troopers arrived lari right
to patrol Daaeaa streets.
The disturbance broke out wLvn
two groups of Duncan men. most-
ly war veterans, entered the high
school auditorium, where an esti-
mated 1.000 Jehovah's Witnesses
wen holding a three-day meeting.
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