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CHICAGO:             FULL EMPLOYMENT FOR DISABLED VETERANS PHYSICAL REHABILITATION AND CHILD WELFARE WILL BE AMONG MAJOR PROBLEMS TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE 24TH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS HERE OCTOBER 19. VIVIAN D. OURBLY OF CINCINNATI OHIO, NATIONAL ADJUTANT, SAID 1500 DELEGATES FROM 1211 CHAPTERS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND.

BUFFALO NY:    SPEEDY RELEASE FOR THE GREATEST NUMBER POSSIBLE OF PHYSICIANS IN THE ARMED FORCES IS ASKED BY NEW YORK STATE PHYSICIANS AS PART OF A RECONVERSION PROGRAM FOR MEDICINE. CLOSING ITS 139TH ANNUAL MEETING THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES OF THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK ALSO CHOSE DR. WILLIAM HALE OF UTICA AS PRESIDENT ELECT TO TAKE OFFICE NEXT MAY.

TOKYO: JAPANESE ANTI-IMPERIALISTS HEADED BY A COMMUNIST LEADER EXERCISED THEIR NEW FOUND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION WEDNESDAY IN A "BANZAI" PARADE BEFORE GENERAL MACARTHUR’S HEADQUARTERS WHERE AMERICAN FINANCIAL SLEUTHS ARE PROBING INTO NIPPON’S WAR MONEY SECRETS. A NEW ALLIED DIRECTIVE PLACED JAPAN’S IMPORT BUSINESS ON A STRICT CASH OR COMMODITY EXCHANGE BASIS CONFINING IMPORTS TO ITEMS NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN THE MINIMUM STANDARD OF LIVING. THE CABINET OF PREMIER KIJURI SHIDEHARA CHOSEN ONLY FOUR DAYS AGO TO TAKE OVER THE POST MET FOR TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AND SCHEDULED ANOTHER EXTRAORDINARY SESSION THURSDAY FOR DISCUSSION OF PENDING ISSUES. SHIDEHARA WAS RECEIVED BY EMPEROR HIROHITO WEDNESDAY TO REPORT ON GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS.

WASHINGTON:        A HOUSE COMMITTEE AFTER A TOUR OF EUROPE RECOMMENDED WEDNESDAY THAT THE UNITED STATES WITHHOLD LOAN TO RUSSIA AND BRITAIN UNTIL THEY REVERSE SOME OF THEIR POLICIES, SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE POSTWAR ECONOMIC POLICY COMMITTEE SUGGESTED IN A STATEMENT.  THEY SAID "FIRST, THE USSR ADOPT AN "OPEN DOOR" ATTITUDE TOWARD AMERICAN TECHNICIANS AND THE PRESS;  SECOND BRITAIN UNLOCK TRADE BARRIERS "INIMICAL" TO AMERICAN INTERESTS; THIRD, GERMANY BE RECONSTRUCTED WITHOUT ARMAMENTS OF COURSE SO IT CAN FEED ITSELF AND IN TIME AGAIN BECOME A FACTOR IN US TRADE;  FOURTH, THE US EXPAND FIELD FORCES HANDLING DISPOSAL OF BILLIONS IN SURPLUS PROPERTY ABROAD.

WASHINGTON:        THE HOUSE WEDNESDAY ARRANGED AN UNUSUAL TEN AM SESSION THURSDAY TO SPEED PASSAGE OF THE FIRST POST WAR TAX CUTTING BILL.   AS DRAWN THE MEASURE WOULD CUT INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS TAXES BY $300 MILLION DOLLARS IN 1946.  THE RULES COMMITTEE VIRTUALLY BANNED ANY CHANGES IN THE BILL ON THE HOUSE FLOOR BY DECREEING THAT NO AMENDMENTS COULD BE CONSIDERED UNLESS OFFERED BY THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE.

WASHINGTON:        SENATORS JUGGLING THE HOTTEST SCIENTIFIC POTATO IN HISTORY-- ATOMIC ENERGY--HEARD WEDNESDAY THAT THE NEW POWER WILL GIVE THE AIRPLANE OF THE FUTURE A VIRTUALLY UNLIMITED RANGE.  REASON: IT WON'T BE BURDENED WITH THE HEAVY FUEL LOADS CARRIED BY PRESENT DAY AIRCRAFT.  THE PREDICTION CAME FROM J CARLTON WARD JR. PRESIDENT OF  FAIRCHILD ENGINE AND AIRPLANE CORPORATION.

WASHINGTON:        RECONVERSION DIRECTOR JOHN W SNYDER WAS UNDER INCREASING PRESSURE WEDNESDAY TO DECLARE A GOVERNMENT WAGE PRICE POLICY PROMPTLY TO STEM THE TIDE OF LABOR UNREST.  TWO OFFICIALS OF THE OFFICE OF WAR MOBILIZATION AND RECONVERSION DISCLOSED THAT ECONOMISTS AND ADVISERS IN THAT AGENCY ARE ALMOST UNANIMOUS IN THE BELIEF THAT ACTION BY SNYDER OR PRESIDENT TRUMAN IS IMPERATIVE.

 

 


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