The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 58, No. 302, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 19, 1950 Page: 1 of 12
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“ The El Reno Daily Tribune
CU.PJ MEANS UNITED PRESS
In Pits Monday
To All-Time Low
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 —(l).R>_
Government officials today recessed
coal contract talks for the'week-end
and voiced belief that “a good
many” striking miners will return
to work Monday.
Reports from the soft coal fields
suggested, however, that there is
little sentiment among the rank
and file for a back-to-work move-
ment unles and until a contract is
By Monday, the nation’s coal
stockpiles will have dropped to a
five-day supply—an all-time low.
David L. Cole, chairman of Presi-
dent Truman's fact-finding board
reported to the chief executive that
"we are encouraged to believe" that
enough miners will go back to "al-
lay fear of a coal crisis.” Then he
called a recess until 2 p. m. Monday
in contract talks between John L.
Lewis and the operators, saying he
felt the recess "might be helpful.”
Cole said the recess—called after
a two-hour bargaining session to-
day—did not alter his earlier hope
that "a good many miners are going
Federal Court Defied
The White House said there is
no likelihood of presidential action
in the coal dispute over the week-
end. Drastic action may be neces-
sary if the 372.000 striking miners
continue to defy the federal court
and Lewis, who late yesterday is-
sued a second back-to-work order.
Cole, who conferred privately
with Lewis last night, said the
United Mine Workers president had
given him "no assurance" that the
miners definitely will return. He
quoted Lewis as saying he liad sent
his second order to the 2,000 UMW
locals "In good faith ”
Lewis declined comment after to-
E1 Reno, Oklahoma, Sunday, February 19, 1950
Muddy Flood Waters Continue Spreading in Deep South
Northern Blizzard Blows Itself Out
W MEANS ASSOCIATED PRESS
by united press
A blizzard that marooned 19
school children in North Dakota
blew itself out Saturday, while in
the deep south dirty flood waters
threatened to isolate two towns
The blizzard which swept across
the northern plains was expected
to bring sharply colder weather
to the midwest by Sunday.
A 30-man rescue party equipped
with a snowplow early Saturday
found six of the youngsters hud-
dled in a stalled automobile, in
which they had spent the night.
Two other carloads of school
children had reached shelter at
a farm house.
The youngsters, from a Dray-
ton, N. D.. grade school, were re-
turning home from a basketball
tournament at Walhalla, N. D.
Donald Mitz, 27, who spent the
night in the car with the seven
children, said the temperature
dropped to five below and there
was "a foot of snow in the car."
He said they listened to the
radio and heard a broadcast that
searching parties were looking for
"We talked about that plane
that was lost up in Alaska and
how everybody came out all right,”
Two other adults were with the
party, but found shelter.
Throughout North Dakota,
hundreds of motorists were strand-
ed when their cars stalled on
snow-clogged roads. More than
50 persons were marooned at
Steele, N. D„ when two trucks
stalled crosswise in a narrow pas-
sage through a drift.
They were taken into town and
spent the night in the only hotel.
Many were forced to sleep in the
In Louisiana, the swollen Red,
Black and Tensas rivers, tribu-
taries of the Mississippi, threaten-
ed to cut off the towns of Marks-
ville and Jonesville.
But the Red Cross said that
nearly 2.000 persons whose lives
are endangered have refused to
evacuate. About half of them live
In the Marksville area.
The number of flood refugees
mounted steadily. National guards-
men and coast guard rescue teams
equipped with "ducka." assault
boats and landing barges helped
300 from their homes in Con-
cordia. Catahoula and LaSalle
parishes, and another 1,000 fled
29 Persons Die
As Train Passes
105 Others Are
In Serious Condition
Volume 58, No, 302
days brief bargaining session, but truck.
BY UNITED PRESS
A Kingfisher woman, mother of
10 children, was killed Friday night
when a car hit her as she walked
along U. S. 81 north of Okarche In
I Kingfisher county.
The highway patrol said Mrs. Lou
Grettie Brown was Oklahoma’s 49th
traffic death victim of 1950. Last
year at this time. 71 persons had
lost their lives in state highway ac-
Trooper P W. Phillips said Mrs.
Brown and two other persons had
left their car after it stalled and
were walking along the highway.
A car driven by William J. Jones.
53, Hennessey route 1, approached
the pedestrians from behind as a
truck neared from the opposite di-
rection. Phillips said Jones tried to
miss the pedestrians and avoid the
Did You Hear
IJ R. TINKELPAUGH has
been named assistant to
the vice president in charge of
operations for the Rock Island
lines at Chicago. Ttnkelpaugh,
55, was born in El Reno and
started his career with the rail-
road here as an accountant in
the division superintendent's of-
fice in 1914. He subsequently
held various assignments in Port
Worth and Chicago and was
appointed asisstant to the gen-
eral manager in March 1948.
with headquarters In Chicago.
It was from this position that
he was made assistant to W. H.
Hillis, vice president in charge
Gholston Sets Pace
For El Reno Cagers
President Joseph E. Moody of the
Southern Coal Producers associa-
te truck also swerved, but Jones’
car struck Mrs. Brown and Rilla
tion suggested that industry nego- Irene Moore. 54. also of Kingfisher,
tutors wanted to remain in session I Mrs. Moore was taken to an Okar-
over the week-end. , chc hospital with a broken arm and
We acquiesced to Cole's insist- bruises,
ance on a recess," Moody said. Bouider Senes Purpose
No Progress Made In another accident Friday nlsht
Cole said that, while there has the patrol said a large bouldo-
been no progress in contract talks, i saved the life of Toy Clav Smith
neither has there been any back- I of Blair.
Are Pul on Spot
ward movement in negotiations
He said he and Cyrus Ching, fed-
eral mediation chief, both of whom
are sitting in as "observers" for
the government, felt that a week-
end recess “might be helpful” in
bringing the parties together on a
Cole said the recess gives both
sides a chance to report back to
Trooper Jack Larmour said Smith
was driving on state highway 44,
seven miles south of Lone Wolf
when he was blinded by lights from
oncoming cars and smashed into the
boulder on the side of the road.
The patrol said the highway de-
partment had placed the boulder
there to keep cars from running
off a cliff into a large canyon. The
their principals and asociates” on patrol said the rock served its pur-
what has happened since the talks Hose. Smith suffered only minor in-
UMW locals scheduled meetings
today and tomorrow to act on Lewis’
new back-to-work order.
But even the president of Lewis’
own home local at Springfield. 111.,
said it does not “look like the men
will work until they get a new con-
tract.” WASHINGTON. Feb 18 _<U.P>_
Cole has hinted at the possibility i C,mirma" T0™ Connally of the
of seizure. There also remained a 'se,,ate foreign relations committee
strong possibility that continued i f*ld lodav "thc time may be near"
defiance by the miners would re-!for direct talks with Russia on con-
sult in contempt action which car- I U °f atomlc weapons
rte.': heavy penalties.
May Be Near
GSTAAD, Switzerland. Feb. 18—
<U.m—Prince Aly Khan, husband of
Rita Hayworth, broke his right leg
today while skiing on thc Wassern-
grat slope near this Alpine resort
The prince screamed in pain as
he was being hurried on a stretcher
to a hospital.
He was skiing down thc last
stretch of thc Wasserngrat. accom-
panied by a ski Instructor. Moritz
Moratti. The instructor said the
Prince swerved In trying to dodge
another skilcr. caught thc edge of
his ski In hard snow, and piled.
"It was a terrific fall," Moratti
said. "The next second I heard him
scream. Wc gave him some pills,
but they did not help much."
He said thc prince's leg was
broken in tliree places below the
Dr. Fritz Kaufmann, the prince's
doctor, said Aly would have to stay
in the hospital at nearby Uannen
for several weeks with his leg sus-
Six Forfeit Bonds
Six bonds of $1 each, posted
Friday for overparking, were for-
feited in municipal court Saturday,
according to records of Lee Harvey,
chief of police.
Bonds were forfeited by Bill Hall,
El Reno route 3; P. W. Sanford,
821 Sunset drive; William Hau,
Okarche; Mrs. R. L. Parmer, 1001
South Rock Island avenue; Jim
Hough, 220 South Barker avenue;
and George Ratterman, 418 South
He told reporters that the Soviets
may be convinced that the present
a'oiiiic arms race is too costly on
!^,r economy and scientific person-
U this be so. he said, it might be
j advisable for Secretary of State
Dean Achrson to meet with Rus-
sian delegates, and the British for-
eign minister as well.
Connally said it should be made
clear to the Russians in advance
that if the conference failed the
U. S. would push development and
stockpiling of the hydrogen bomb
and that the Soviets should be told
that "when better bombs are built
we will build them."
Conn ally's remarks came amid
Moscow reports of new interest on
the part of Premier Joseph Stalin In
peaceful settlement of cold war
issues and suggestion in the U S
congress for a “fresh start."
Makes Two Runs
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 —(A>)_
Thc government s multi-billion dol-
lar farm price support program is
being put on a hot spot by trouble-
The Irish potato—which has cost i
Uncle Sam upward of *500.000.000 in
five years of price supports—has
done much to focus public attention
on the vast program.
Farm leaders are fearful that the
highly publicized dumping of spuds
and efforts to give away dried eggs
and milk will result In consumer
and taxpayer demands that the
whole support program be trimmed
sharply, if not abandoned.
These leaders say that without an
adequate support program farmers
would suffer a depression which
would engulf the nation. Neverthe-
less, farm spokesmen agree that the
potato surplus spectacle Is one the
| Public will not long tolerate.
It takes tax dollars to buy up
and dump uuncedcd surpluses. In
doing this, it holds consumer prices
higher than their natural levels.
Thc big thing that worries farm
leaders in and out of the govern-
ment is the very strong possibility
that there will be additional surplus
developments that will stir up over-
whelming public resentment against
thc farm program.
All in all. the government may
have more than $6,000,000,000 tied
up In surpluses a year from now. I
nrL,P°?t'War l0sses 0n Per*shable I BUDAPEST. Hungary Feb
Koo ooo tOU1 UPWardS °f ‘i.-1'^-American businessman Robert
El Reno highschool
slapped down Chickasha Chicks,
41-31, in a Boomer conference
basketball contest at Chickasha
It was the third time for the
two teams to clash this season and
marked the Tribe’s second triumph
over the Chicks.
In a Boomer conference tourna-
ment at Chickasha in December,
Coach Jenks Simmons’ lads tri-
umphed over the Chicks, 21-19, in
the final game of the two-day
Chickasha. however, won the
arugment when the two clubs met
| in El Reno Jan. 20 for the first of
J their regularly scheduled confer-
ence tangles, the Chicks finishing
, with a single point to the good
Indians Keep Lead
I Friday night at Chickasha the
Tribesmen were out in front all the
way, holding a 12-7 edge at the end
of the first quarter and leading
26-15 at the half. It was 35-27 for
E. Reno after three quarters of
Center Homer Gholston, with
points, was the pacesetter for
Tonqucrlng Tribesmen. He hit
times from the field and added
the same number from the free
Bennie Niles, with 8 points, was
second on the Ei Reno scoresheet.
He collected his 8 in the first quar-
ter arjd was benched early in the
melee after a fourth foul had been
slapped against him. He never re-
turned to the floor.
Others Share Scoring
Raymond Bowling, with 7 points.1
and Jim Sherman, with 6, were
next high in the El Reno ranks,
while the tribal scoring was com-
pleted by Fred Wewerka, with 4
and Wray Littlejohn and Fred
Wright with 2 apiece.
Bill Curtis, Francis Snodgrass,
Kendall Gholston and Robert Pl-
sell, reserves who saw action, failed
to break the ice.
Roberts and Erwin, each with
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ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N. Y.. Feb.
18—(/Pi—A Long Island railroad
train Jammed with a home-going
theater crowd passed a red signal
light last night and sliced into an-
other passenger train, killing 29
One hundred five were injured,
many of them mangled and in crit-
ical condition. Three hospitals sent
out calls for blood plasma as sup-
j plies ran low.
All but two of those who rode to
I death in front cars of the two trains
I were men. The cars were smokers.
Fifty-nine of the 115 injured were
confined to three hospitals. It was
one of the worst disasters in New
York commuting history.
The trains, traveling in opposite
directions, collided on a section of
"gantlet track" that by-passed a
construction project. A gantlet track
Is a section where the two lines
| are crowded together so that the
Indians | rail of one is inside the rails of
Both motormen survived the
crash and second degree man-
slaughter charges were lodged
against Jacob Kiefer, 55. Baldwin, J
Long Island. He was ordered held
for the Nassau county grand Judy.
Officials said Kiefer ran a red
light onto the gantlet track, crash-
ing into the other train which had
Just pulled out of the Rockville I
The overlapping sections of the'
two forward coaches of the two
trains were sheared straight down
the middle and it was in these that
most of the victims were killed.
The two motormen escaped because
their cabs were on the right hand
side and both got clear. Both were
suffering from shock. J. W. Markin,
motorman of the castbound train,
at first was believed killed but he
was found at his home hours after
of a Shreveport hospital. (NEA Telephoto.)
Day of Prayer
~ Is Scheduled
To Get Awards
C ourt of Honor
Set Monday Night
Twenty-two members of the Boy
Scout troop 390, sponsored by the
Yukon Lions club, will receive
awards at a court of honor to be
held at 7 p. m. Monday In the Boy
Scout hut at Yukon, Merle M.
Boyer. Scoutmaster, has announced.
Highest award to be presented
will be the bronze palm eagle which
has been earned by DeWltt Scott,
junior assistant Scoutmaster.
It also was announced that a
Boy Scout markrnanship range has
been established on the Randall
Carmichael iarm Practices are
h<M each Wednesday afternoon
after school, under direction of the
Scoutmaster and members of the
Those who will receive
awards Monday night are:
Tender! oot—Kerry Hicks, Jack
35th annual World Day of Prayer.
Mrs. Neil Dickinson. publicity
chairman, announced Saturday.
Mrs. Vcstus Morris will serve as
program leader during the services
scheduled for 2 p. m. Friday. Feb.
24 in Christ Memorial Episcopal
Thc chimes ol thc First Presby-
terian church will be played by
Mrs. Clyde Musgrove from 1 to 2
p. m. as a call to prayer. Mrs. Dick-
MANCHESTER, w. H„ Feb. 18-
(Ab Did Dr. Hermann N. Sander
commit murder by an "act of mercy"
-hastening the death of a cancer-
rhe state of New Hampshire
brings him to trial Monday on that
charge and a Jury of New Hamp-
shire citizens must decide thc an-
swer—while a whole world wails.
International attention is focus-
i*«l on the 41-year-old country
Physician and on the state's in-
n Vogeler calmly told a people's
court today he was a professional
spy and asked for a “mild sentence"
Pleading guilty on all counts, thc
38-year-old vice president of Inter-
national Telephone and Telegraph
company testified he had been in-
structed to obtain special informa-
tion about radar, rockets, uranium
and oil deposits and to contact ex-
perts on atomic energy and help
them escape from Hungary.
He said a Dr. Edsler, whom he
identified as an Austrian atom ex-
pert. had been smuggled out of
Austria, apparently with thc help of
the American office of director ot
intelligence (ODIi in Vienna.
“I uscd 111 y business activities only
as cover for my espionage work,"
I These were the highlights of a
In reviewing the history of the
observance. Mr.-. Dickinson said
.that from 1915 to 1928. American
authors prepared the .services, but
since that time, the authorship has
| been worldwide.
j Michi Kawai of Japan, author of
18_ |thc 1950 service of worship on the
theme. "Faith for Our Time," Is a
graduate of Bryn Mawr college. On
her return to Japan she assisted
with the founding the national I
Y.W.C.A. In her country and served jtlle
as general secretary from 1912 to
1926, Miss Wawai founded a Chris-
tian school for girls, in the out-
skirts of Toyko. with which she
now is associated.
In urging all charitable, civic,
religious and social groups to join
in the local observance, Mrs. Dick-
inson emphasized that the service
will be conducted in 60 languages
throughout 90 countries.
Kroutil, Dick Brattin, Dix Comp-
ton, Kenneth Alford. Carl McKin-
ney and Joe Carl Haynes.
Second class — Verlin Bouteller
Bobby Earl Jones, Wylie Fuller and
First class — Jerry Jones and
Star Scout — Harold Jones anti
Life Scout—Gary Johnson and
J D. McDaniel.
Bronze Palm Eagle award—De-
Merit, badges—Harold Jones. Joe
Klmbell, Gary Jones, Jim McDan-
iel, Edward Mirtck and DcWitt
The El Reno fire department
made iwo runs Saturday morning.
rhe first, at 8:35 a. m., was to
the office of Dr. Eugene Vorhes.
11314 South Bickford avenue, where
tubing on a gas heater had split,
allowing the escaping gas to catch
fire. There was no damage. Fire
Chief LeRoy Searcy reported.
The second call was at 10:37 a. m.
to Four-Mile creek on North Evans
avenue, where dry grass had been
set fire by children playing with
matches. The flames were extin-
guished without damage.
That he wilfully injected 40 cubic M
centimeter of air into the veins of jcourt session at which three Hun’
Mrs. Abblc Borroto, 59. "well know-! Brians, the last defendants in the
Fair Sunday; warmer west and
north; highs 40s In east to 50s in
Ing the said air Injection. to „
sufficient to cause death.”
County authorities have quoted
the slender, mustached doctor as
saying It was an act of mercy—that
the woman’s death was only a few
In his only public comment, Dr.
Sander said: “I am not guilty of
a legal or moral wrong. Ultimately
my position will be vindicated."
Court of Honor Is
A court of honor will be held by
the Last Frontier council of the
Chisholm trail district of Boy Scouts
In the Irving school gymnasium at
7:30 p. m. Monday. Harry Garrett,
district chairman, said Saturday.
All officers in the council have
been urged to attend, Garrett said.
trial, also pleaded guilty to sabotage
Three of Family
Die in Argument
PHOENIX, An/.. Feb. 18—(U.P>—
An Itinerant lettuce worker shot and
killed his wife, her mother and
himself with a 12-gauge shotgun
shortly after his wife filed suit for
divorce, police said today.
Authorities said John White. 29,
apparently went berserk when his
wife, Dorothy, sued him for divorce
Wihte apparently killed his wife
instantly with one blast from the
shotgun, shot his mother-in-law,
250 Mules Die
In Atlanta Fire
ATLANTA. Feb. 18—</p,—Fire de-
stroyed one of the largest mule
trading bams in the southeast early
today, trapping and killing nearly
j 250 mules.
| F. S. Hall, sr., head of the nation-
I al stockyards commission company,
I estimated the loss at around $130,-
1000. Cause of the fire was not de-
Kendall Sheets Here
For Week-End Visit
Kendall Sheets, student at Okla-
homa A. and M college, 8tillwatcr.
is in El Reno this week-end visiting
with his father, Jess Sheets, and
his mother. Mrs. Alice Sheets, of
Washington, D. C.
His parents and Mr. and Mrs.
George Sheets were in Stillwater
Property damage was caused in
traffic mishaps reported to
police department Saturday
morning, records in thc office of
Lee Harvey, chief of police, dis-
A 1939 model coupe operated
north on Choctaw avenue by C. E.
Ramey, 45, Odessa, Tex., and 1937
model truck driven east on Sunset
drive by Ray D. Thein, 21. of 110
North Poster avenue, collided at
thc intersection of Sunset and
Choctaw at 12:50 a m.
Damage to the front of thc au-
tomobile was estimated at 3150
while damage to the right side of
the truck was approximately |15,
A 1935 model coach driven north
on Choctaw by Franklin D. Shtve.
16. of 330 South Choctaw, and a
1937 model sedan operated east on
Wade street by Estes B. Billingcr,
61, ol 608 South Gresham avenue,
collided at thc Intersection of Wade
and Choctaw and 8:10 a. m. Satur-
Damage to the front of the Shlve
automobile was estimated at $5
while damage to the right side
and rear of the other vehicle was
approximately $25, Harvey said.
On Tax Increase
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 18—<u.PJ
—Pension leader Ora J. Fox today
filed a petition to raise the old
assistance by increasing the sales
tax. and the state chamber of com-
merce promptly protested.
The chamber filed its official pro-
test within an hour after Fox led
a score of his aged followers into
the secretary of state’s office with
a boxful of 95,700 signatures.
Tliree attorneys said they would
start immediately to prove some
38.000 of the signatures Invalid.
The petition asks that the sales
tax be increased from 2 to 3 per-
cent and that 98 percent of the
revenue go to the welfare fund for
pensions, aid to blind persons and
aid to dependent children. The pre-
sent law sends 97 percent to the
welfare fund, the remainer going
to the tax commission for collec-
To Check Signatures
Fold C. Harper, general manager
of the state chamber of commerce,
said each signature on Fox's peti-
tion "should be checked to ascer-
tain if they are legally qualified
He pointed out that two years
ago a similar proposal failed for
lack of signatures.
“We believe it failed because thc
citizens recognized that a 3 percent
sales tax would place a handicap
on Oklahoma business and would
place a cost on the consumer out
of line with adjacent states." he
The protest petition, similar to
others filed in the past, alleges that
many of the signatures are in-
valid. that there are duplicates,
and that some of the petitions are
improperly notarized and that for
other reasons the number of sig-
natures is Insufficient.
Protest Period Specified
To gain a spot on the election
ballot, the petitioners must have
57,722 valid signatures, or 8 per-
cent of the persons who voted for
presidential electors In 1948
Secretary of State Wilburn Cart-
wright said the protest period will
end March 6 and he will call a
hearing on all protests filed within
five days of that time. Fox hopes
to have a favorable supreme court
ruling on the petition in time for
thc question to be submitted at
thc general election in November.
Attorneys for the chamber are
John M. McPherren. Mrs. Maud
McPherren and Harry T. Hudson,
jr McPherren is the son and Mrs.
McPherren la the widow of the late
C. E. McPherren. who represented
the state chamber in 18 similar
actions over the past 17 years.
Is Being Offered
DES MOINES, Iowa. Feb. 18—OJ.H)
—Secretary of Agriculture Charles
F. Brannan took the fight for his
farm income plan Into the midwest
stronghold of the American Farm
Bureau federation and accused that
organization today of trying to force
little farmers out of business for the
benefit of "big-scale" farmers.
Allan B. Kline, farm bureau presi-
dent. in a gloves-off combelt debate
at the national farm institute,
branded the Brannan plan "some-
thing for nothing" bait to lure far-
mers into a "new despotism based
on government favors and govern-
It was the first time the two
farm leaders had shared the same
platform since Brannan announced
nis controversial plan to keep far-
mers' income up by giving them di-
rect production payments that
would not affect market prices of
Brannans bristling attack before
some 4.500 farmers and others was
seen as an administration bid to
weaken the hold on their follower*!
of the leaders of the nations big-
gest farm organization before this
year’s elections, in which his farm
plan was shaping up as a key farm-
The agriculture secretary com-
plained sharply of the farm bureau’s
negative abuse" of his program and
charged that its leadership “has
turned its back on that great or-
ganization's historic position of the
past," when it fought for agricul-
ture’s "equal opportunity and parity
position with the other great
Turning to Kline, he snapped:
"I would like to ask the gentle-
man: Do you think it fair to your
own members to be openly favoring
still lower price supports for farmers
in the harsh hope of forcing some
oi them out of business, so that
farming can be more profitable for
those big-scale farmers with larger
cash reserves who are able to sur-
The agriculture secretary s polnt-
by-point indictment of the bureau
1. Citing what he said was the
farm bureau leadership's support of
a *3500.000 slash in the federal
budget authorization for the agri-
cultural conservation program. Bran-
The national leadership of the
farm bureau is apparently not even
satisfied with trying to block any
improvements in our price pro-
grams; it is now trying to tear
down the conservation program that
bund °f y°U have worlted 50 lon* io
Other Arguments Advanced
J charged that "despite
all the fault-finding on other scores”
by the bureau leadership, it "ao-
pears satisfied” with the potato sup-
port law which has resulted in a
huge potato surplus.
3. He said the press had quoted
Kline as saying his objectives were
to defeat the Brannan plan and
ooost farm bureau membership bv
"Arc these the goals of American
agriculture for which the gentleman
professes to speak?" Brannan asked
4. He charged that "leaders oi a
national farm organization" had
intentionally manufactured” mis-
understanding about his plan.
Kline, an Iowa native, flayed the
Brannan plan as a program that
would make farmers’ income de-
pendent on their obedience to gov-
ernment regimentation, would not
really result In cheap food for con-
sumers and would "standardize
agricultural production on a rela-
tively low level of efficiency."
thc UUrdlld C°nlnilttee i>ulrlde with | Junior college. 66-29.
THIONVILLL. France, Feb. 18—
'U.PJ-Two Italians disagreed on the
best way to prepare noodles, their
The argument came to blows. Fin-
ally Antonio Nanl.l challenged
Bids Made On
TULSA, Feb. 18—4U.R)—W. E. Lo-
gan and Sons. Muskogee, have sub-
mitted a low bid of 81,734.015 on
completion of embankment work at
Tenkiller Ferry dam, Clonel Edward
G. Daly, Tulsa district engineer,
The government estimated the
cost at $2,791,788.30. Six firms al-
The flood-control and hydroelec-
tric project is on the Illinois river in
Cut Is Urged
In Aid Funds
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18 —<U.IE»—
Senator Pat McCarran (Democrat.
Nevada' today urged a one-third
reduction in the administration's
request for Marshall plan funds next
year so the recovery program can
be ended on time in 1952.
The $1,033,000,000 cut is necessary,
he said, so the scheduled termina-
tion ’’will not cause too great a
shock to” Europe's economy.
The administration has asked for
$3,100,000,000 to run the European
recovery program next year. The
senate foreign relations committee
Is scheduled to open hearings on
the request next Tuesday with Paul
G. Hoffman, foreign aid chief and
Secretary of State Dean Acheson
as first witnesses.
Arrest Made On
Virgil Earl Tilley. Clinton, booked
at the police station at 1:50 p. ni.
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Sheets is a
member of the freshman team.
Harvey, chief of police, re-
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Harle, Budge. The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 58, No. 302, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 19, 1950, newspaper, February 19, 1950; El Reno, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc924372/m1/1/: accessed May 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.