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P ) -Senator In to with other support n n t reduction Navy Bomber Probe Delayed By Board Until September 21 Recess Called To Check Testimony; Witnesses Deny Aiding Draft Of Memo " sacrifice Washington, Sept. J. (AP -A -A three-man board of admirals today recessed Its Investigation nto the B-36 bomber "smear 1 ' :ampalgn until Sept. 21 after hearing fresh denials of blame by a young navy filer. Capt. Sanford B. D. Wood, navy Judge advocate, told newsmen the ra.se which blew up a storm on Capitol Hill Is not closed. He said the recess was called to allow time for checking deeper deeper Into the background of conflicting conflicting testimony aired during the four-day-old Inquiry. So far. the hearings have proven proven virtually a triumph of negation- negation- Not a single witness has admitted admitted being directly Involved in helping Cedrlc R. Worth prepare the discredited memo. Worth himself has admitted to the House Armed Services Committee Committee that the unsigned document document he put Into circulation In the halls of Congress was unverified rumors and Connally based Innu- jendoes. although It attacked the Integrity of such men as Secretary Secretary of Defense Johnson. Secretary Secretary of Air Symington and Financier Financier Floyd Odium. Worth was Immediately suspended suspended from his post as special assistant to Navy Undersecretary Dan A. Klmball after disclosing that he wrote the memo and recanting recanting Its charges. The document sought to discredit discredit the air force's giant, slx- englned B-30 bomber as a prime weapon In nnv future war. For years there has been a tug-of-war about how the document originated. originated. and he repeated testimony given by an earlier witness -- that Rep. Deane (D-NC) had asked Worth for a "memorandum of information" information" on matters of National National defense. That was last May. he said. The earlier witness was Capt. Leroy Simpler of navy public relations. relations. who told a similar story about Congressman Dfane Thursday. Thursday. Capt. Wood, conducting the court examination, noted that Chairman Vlnson (D-Oai of the House Armed Services Committee Committee had said Ingram was "peddling" "peddling" the memo In Congressional corridors. Wood also cited previous testimony testimony that Rep. Lyle (D-Tex) Price and complained that Ingram Ingram was "making a nuisance of you explain that?" himself." "How do Wood demanded. "I can't explain It." Ingram replied replied "I never had the anonymous anonymous document so I couldn't peddle peddle it." Adm Thomas O. Klnkaid. president president of the court, asked Ingram If he had delivered an envelope to Deane which might have contained contained the memo. "I did not." Ingram said. "Not to Deans or any other Congressman Congressman The young airman said h* had dined with Rep. Deane several times, after meeting the North Carolina legislator on a week end aircraft carrier cruise last Spring. He said Deane wanted to discuss discuss with between the navy and air force for strategic bombing assign- he arranged menls and Congressional appro- 1 worth theipriatlons. National defense somebody a problems In the navy, so conference with Worth has not yet testified before before the naval court of Inquiry In today's session. Navy Lt Saumel P. Ingram, a red-headed young filer from Texas, squirmed nervously before the gold-braided admirals but steadfastly Insisted It was not he who "peddled the Ingram said Home of the data which later showed up In the so- called cussed "B-38 memo" was dis- at the Worth-Deane conference. conference. and Deane asked Worth to write him a summary of the matters they talked about, Ingrahnm said he nuggested By Press Herald Photographer Hennesay BLUE DOLPHIN RETURNS--Twelve weeks of Arctic exploration ended for the schooner Blue Dolphin at Boothbay Harbor Friday. Left. Richard H. Backus, expedition biologist, shows Mrs. David C. Nutt. wife of the schooner's skipper, some Arctic charr--akin to the American seagoing brook trout. Watching, center, is Elmer Harpy. J r , Dartmouth College Museum anthropology curator. Center, the Blue Dolphin rides at anchor at Boothbay Harbor. Right, ruddy beards are sported by this trio of Blue Dolphin sailors. Left to right. Arthur C. Harrington. Indianapolis, Ind.; Gifford I. Beaton, Oshawa. Oht., and Frederick. A. Stahl, Dan- bifry. Conn. Nutt Arctic Expedition Back, MacMillan Due Wednesday Ship Has Tight Squeak In Labrador Storm; Group Collects Mass Of Data By Staff Correspondent Boothbay Harbor. Sept. 9.--The first of two Arctic, expeditions due here this month arrived at dawn today aboard the trim schooner Blue Dolphin, skippered by boyish Capt. David C. Nutt. Nutt. Arctic specialist for Dartmouth Dartmouth College, brought the craft back from a 12-week scientific trip along the Labrador coast collecting collecting physical and cultural data Due next Wednesday at the end of his 28th Arctic voyage is Comdr. Donald B. MacMlllan. Although only 30. Nutt li a veteran of numerous Arctic voyages voyages During the war. he served as executive officer o f ' M a c M i l - lan's Bowdoin and later commanded commanded a survey vessel. Nutt purchased the Blue Dolphin Dolphin last November and may vet fall heir to the Arctic mantle worn by MacMlllan for many years. He plans to store the schooner lyre for the Winter and mnk* another trip North next Summer The Nutt and MacMlllan expeditions expeditions did not contact each other when up North, although they were In indirect radio communication communication a week ago. Sponsored by the Arctic Institute Institute of North America, a Joint American-Canadian venture, the expedition reported foul weather, with the worst experienced at Hebron, Labrador, the norther- most point reached. There the Blue Dolphin had a tight squeak in a storm which grounded a Grenfell Mission hospital hospital ship and sunk a fishing boak--both only a few miles from the schooner! A night-long vigil with Diesels running fullj ahead to ease the pull on the anchor chain was all that saved j the Blue Dolphin, crewmen reported. Benefiting from the mew of data accumulated by the Blue Dolphin scientist* are Dartmouth and Cornell University Museums, U. S. National Museum and the Smithsonian [ Institution. Elmer Harp, Jr.. anthropology curator of the Dartmouth College College Museum!, studied the culture of the extinct Beothuk Indian tribe of north Labrador. With him was a Dartmouth sophomore. Stearns A Morse. The pair used fishing boats for transportation and camped out at night. Richard H. Backun. Webster, N. Y.. was with the expedition to study marln* life for the Cornell and National Museums. He also served as the expedition's biologist. biologist. William A. Black of Ottawa represented tha Canadian Department Department of Mines and Resources. With two assistants, he studied the geography of the area. Serving In the Blue Dolphin were six regular crewmen, and Paul C Cabot. J r , Needham, Mass : Frederick A. Stahl, jr., Danbury. Cqnn ; Dr Anthony F. Susen, Barrington. Ill ; Neil McArthur. McArthur. London, Ont.: Olfford I. Beaton. Oshawa. Ont; Nicholas B. Dean. Oyster Bay. N. Y.: Arthur Arthur C. HarHngton. Indianapolis. Ind., and Henry P. BcKean, Jr.. Beverly Farms. Mass. Russians Hold No Terror For Youth From Brooklyn Schwartz Pedals "Way Blithely Through Soviet Zone Of Austria Unmolested Ching Reports No Progress In Conciliation Hawaiian Talks Continue Today New York. Sept. 9. AP)--The third day of peace talks In th« Hawaiian Dock strike ended today today with D. 8. mediation Chief Cyrus 8. Chlng reporting "no progress." "I wouldn't say we'd made any progress." Chlng told reporters after all-day conferences with negotiators negotiators for the CIO International International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Warehousemen's Union and the Hawaiian Hawaiian Employers Council. The 37-year-old mediator added, however: "This thing should begin to round out one way or the other by tomorrow night." Ching summoned representatives representatives of both sides to the Conciliation Conciliation Service office* at 9.30 a. m. (est) Saturday. He said he hadn't decided whether to hold a Joint session or to meet with each side separately a* he did today. He met first today with tha employers employers in a morning session that stretched Into the afternoon. Then he delved into the wage issue with Union Chief Harry Bridges. Bridges left the meeting without seeing reporters. Ching then went to the Plaza. Hotel, where the employer representatives representatives are staying. He said he wanted to give them "two or three new angles" to consider overnight. He wouldn't say what these angles were. Vienna, Auatrla, Sept. 9. (UP) -A carefree Brooklyn youth told today how h* pedaled blithely through the Russian Zone of Austria with an American Flag on hie bieyole while Austrian residents gaped in amazement at nerve. Sidney Schwartz. 22, said he had a wonderful time, taking photographs of the towns and villages through which he passed and chatting with Soviet officers he met along the way. But the odysaey of Schwartz prompted United States authorities authorities to cluck In amazement. They had announced he had been "captured." "captured." His "disappearance" had threatened to touch off another East-West squabble between American American and Russian officials here. Schwartz said he flew his U. Flag on his bicycle "so I would be considered a spy." No one objected to the flag or the camera, he said. He wanted a Russian officer to pose for a picture, he but the officer refused, saying: "No. I might break the camera." Schwartz' one-man expedition behind the Iron Curtain ended noon Thursday when he arrived In Vienna. He had spent three a half days on a leisurely trip through the Russian Zone. U. 8. authorities were prepared to open negotiations with the Russian* for his release when came riding Into town, wearing blue slacks, a light gray corduroy coat, a yellow and blue sweater and a heavy red wool shirt. Schwartz was a little surprised over the big stir caused by his junket. He told- U. S. officials hadn't the least Idea he was sought until he read about his "capture" In the American Army newspaper Stars And Stripes. "Gee, another American missing missing I" he said, when he saw headline. Then he saw his name. He

Clipped from Portland Press Herald10 Sep 1949, SatPage 6

Portland Press Herald (Portland, Maine)10 Sep 1949, SatPage 6
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