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if if THE WEATHER V. S. Weather Bureau Forecast Philadelphia and vicinity Mostly fair and continued warm and humid today and tomorrow with widely scattered afternoon or evening thundershowers likely. High today 90. Southwest winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. COMPLETE WEATHER DATA ON PAGE 16 FINAL CITY EDITION if-r I- An Indepe SfrfSSIfeti People pap THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 30, 1956 Copyright, 1956. by Triangle Publications Inc. Vol. 255. No. 61 July Circulation: Daily, Sunday, 1,120,021 128th Year WFIL 560 KC WFIL-TV CH. 6 FIVE CENTS I klta I tTt wfeet Moiid Nasser, Suez Unit I aylTwo Killed Slain lesei iiiii tSh iAsWes miliary ri arpens Por Trying to mi Wf ft vH 1 i I 1 ti i ESTES PUFFS THE AP Wirephoto AD LAI WATCHES Kefauver, the Democrats' candidate, (left) the Indian pipe that was some two feet worked, as was proved beyond any one passed up a cigaret lighter after one of the chiefs was unable match at Kef auver's request. reminded he had n6t received a chief's title, said: "I will speak it." later he came up with the but no bonnet. SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Aug. 29 (AP) a candidate for public office has its ups and downs, and its moments when you become an Indian chief. Today was the day when Adlai E. Stevenson, the Democratic Presidential nominee, (second from right) became an Indian chief Charging Thunder by name. With his new title presented by Chiefs Lame Deer and White Horse of the Sioux tribe in South Dakota, Stevenson also received a war bonnet made up of a dazzling mixture of orange, blue, brown and yellow feathers. AP Wirephoto Angelo J. LaMarca is brought to court in Mineola, N. where he was indicted in kidnap-mur-der of little Peter Weinberger. Story on Page 5. Traffic Fines Rise $500,000 in 7 Months, Safety Drive Spurred Of Workingman's Support; Stevenson Woos Farm Vote Extort Chief DioIsHeld In $100,000 BailbyU.S.: From Our Wire Services NEW YORK, Aug. 29. The thug who blinded Victor Riesel for a $500 fee from mobster Johnny Dio thought he was ambushing, an unfaithful husband at the time of the attack. He wasv murdered nearly four months later because he demanded $50,000 more upon learning ther true identity of his victim, U. S. Attorney Paul S. Williams said today. SHOT ON 'ORDERS Williams said Abraham Telvi, thought he was splashing: sulphuric acid on an erring husband named 'Marshall" when maimed trie crusading labor col umnist, on April 5 near Times Square. Telvi later signed his own death warrant by sharply increasing his 4cid, fire, beatings are rack eteer's union labels. Background story on Page 3. fee and "talking too much." Wil liams said. "He kept bothering the higher- ups for more money," he said. "He was too hot. He was told he would be properly rewarded in two weeks. The two-week period ended on July 28, and Telvi was killed." CALLS IT 'MINOR FACTOR Telvi was shot on Johnny Dio's orders after receiving a second $500 for bunding Riesel, Williams said. The FBI has said Telvi was killed because acid splashes on his face would have made him living evidence in the Riesel case. But Williams said this was only a minor factor in Dio's all-out battle to keep his iron grip on the garment industry. Williams made these disclosures at the arraignment of Dio, whose real name is John Dioguardi, and three others arrested with him by the FBI yesterday. They were Dio's brother, Tommy, 40; Charles Tuso, 44; Domenico Bando, 47, and Charles Salvatore Carlinc, 43. HELD IN $100,000 BAIL All but Tommy Dio were held In $100,000 bail each. He was held in $75,000 bail. They were charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice by preventing Riesel from testifying before a rackets grand jury." The Dio brothers were immaculate in black summer suits as they stood before U. S. Commissioner Earle N. Bishopp. Williams described Dio to Bishopp as "the mastermind of the whole thing and one of the masterminds of racketeering in this city." Williams, referring to Telvi, raised the specter of the electric chair by declaring the case "involves the blindingnf one man and possibly the murder of PROTESTS OVER BAIL -e Noah Braunstein, Dio's attorney, protested the $100,000 bail and in--sisted Dio was innocent. "John Dioguardi is not running away from this, nor is he ever running away," said Braunstein. "He has no reason to run away." But Williams was taking no chance that Dio might raise bail and make a getaway. "This man is not only danger ous, but wealthy" Williams said. Officials have estimated Dio's Continued on Page 3, Column 8 3n ufyr Swjmrrr THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 1956 Departments and Features Amusements 6, 7 Bridge 17 Business and Financial 25, 26. 27 Classified Ads 28 to 35 Comics 16, 17 Death Notices Obituaries 28 On the Lighter Side 18 Puzzles lfc, 17 Radio 19 Real Estate 27 Shipping 27 Sports 21 to 24 Television 18 Women's News 10, 11, 13 28 Editorials 8 Best of Broadway Best of Hollywood John M. Cummings Portraits Pollen Count Red Smith Pare -Page 7 Page 8 8 Page 16' 'age zi Washington Background Par: K. Your Legal Problems Page 16 Complete Weather Page 16 A whopping $500,000 increase in traffic fines collected the first seven months of this year was revealed yesterday, highlighting Philadelphia's mounting traffic problem even as As 30 Flee Dixie Prison Another Wounded, 12 Injured in Crash In Alabama Break- MONTGOMERY. Aug. 29 (AP). Despite a heavy guard, 30 convicts fled ffom a Kilby prison gravel pit today in a bold dash that ended in death for two prisoners. Two men died and 12 others were injured when a prison truck which the fleeing prisoners had stolen was wrecked only a few miles from the prison. One prisoner was hit in the leg by a ricocheting bullet fired by two guards from a pursuing truck The 15 other convicts were rountVed up promptly alter the wreck and returned to their cells. Prison Director J. M. McCul- lough identified the dead convicts as Noah O. Hasty, and James Williams. SHOT IN LEG Shot in the leg during the wild chase along a farm-to-market road was Julius Christian, 29. The prison director said the 30 prisoners, all "maximum security" convicts, were en route under armed guard to the prison gravel pit to load two trucks. The prisoners were in one truck, Guards W. T. Smith and G. E. Moore trailed behind in another. When they reached the gravel pit, McCullough said, two of the convicts jumped from the truck body and overpowered the driver, a prison trusty, and sped away. CHASED 3 MILES Firing at the tires and at the fleeing convict who had taken the steering wheel, the guards chased tha prisoners three or four miles before the fleeing men wrecked their truck. The guards tried several times to pass the other truck to block the road but the convicts cut into their path. At times the two trucks were racing wheel to wheel, McCullough said, but the guards weren't able to pull in front. The director said the guards were "highly commended" for their "alertness" and their "handling of the whole matter" in preventing what would have been the greatest mass getaway in Alabama in years. The most recent mass prison break iij Alabama was in September, 1951, when 21 convicts overpowered guards, captured the prison arsenal and escaped from inside Draper Prison at nearby Speignex, Ala. Nixon's Father Suffers Relapse WHITTIER. Aug. 29 (INS). Vice President Richard M. Nixon's father suffered a seri ous relapse today, but Nixon was informed it was unnecessary for him to return from Washington at this time. Dr. I. N. Kraushaar said he had informed Nixon of the critical con dition of his 77-year-old father. Frank A. Nixon, but had advised the Vice President there was no cause for him to change his plans and fly back to Whittier. The elder Nixon physician said the Vice President was keeping in close contact with him by tele phone. He said the father "could go at any time." $10,000 Dollar Of 1804 Is Stolen WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (AP). An 1804 silver dollar, minted in Philadelphia and valued by its owner at $10,000, was the object of a police search today. Mrs. George D. Taylor told police yesterday the coin was missing upon her return home from a six weeks' vacation at Portsmouth, Va. Nina the store detective said, and the bobbies marched her forthwith to the West End Central Police Sta- 1 '4 UP Teleohoto NINA PONOMAREYA i 'Is I I JL JSl ill ii 1 i 1 Iowa, Aug. 29 (AP). Adlai E. to fan the flames of a Midwestern revolt against President Eisen WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (INS). The White House, Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell all voiced Spy Scare Grips Site Of Parley Developments as tension mounted in the Suez crisis yesterday: Egypt's President Nasser fixed Monday as the day to begin talks in Cairo with a five-nation committee on the future of the Suez Canal, but Egypt fanned anti-British feeling by jailing two more Britons on espionage charges. Story on Page 1 Britain and France served notice they still were prepared to use force, if necessary, to keep the canal in operation. A joint statement said French troops would join British, forces on the Mediterranean Island of Cyprus in a Suez expeditionary force. Story on Page 2 President Eisenhower called on all nations interested in justice to support the 18-na-tion plan for international control of the Suez Canal. Story on Page 2 LONDON, Aug. 29 (AP) President Gamal Abdel Nasser, moving on his own slow schedule, today finally fixed Monday as the day to begin talks in Cairo with a five-nation committee pressing for International control of the Suez Canal. Britain and France obviously were clearing for action in case the negotiations on the canal fall through and their nationals were subjected to attacks in Middle East countries. The two countries arranged to use the island of Cyprus as a springboard military base. French troops were presumably en route to Cyprus by sea. SOVIET OBSTRUCTION The Soviet Union tonight appeared to be the only non-Arab Power still prodding Nasser to hold out without compromise. India threw her weight behind appeals for any mutually acceptable peace settlement. V. K. Krishna Menon talked for two, Vimire with 'Nasser after flvine to Cairo from London, where he had! presented a plan for purely advis ory international supervision oi the canal and was supported by the Soviet Union, Indonesia and Ceylon. "We are not trying to push any one proposal against another," Menon said. "We are only trying to see some peaceful solution satisfactory to the parties concerned." Nasser's government, meanwhile, named two more Britons making seven in all as members of an alleged spy ring operating in Egypt. The Egyptian government charged that the British, with Egyptian accomplices, had pried into Egyptian military secrets for the last four years. Cairo newspapers reported they planned to overthrow Nasser's regime. Of the seven accused Britons two are embassy secretaries with diplomatic immunity. They have heen riven until Fridav night to leave Egypt. The two were accused of being spy ontact men. Egyptian. authorities said a purported confession from the alleged spy ringleader, James Swinburn of the British- owned Arab News Agency, named "Mr. O. Saint John and Mr. Cox" as former contact men. James Zarb, a British subject in the export-import trade, was arrested and charged with being a spy, the British Embassy reported. VEXED OVER DELAYS The British and French were showing signs of impatience over delays in getting the talks with Nasser started. Nasser asked Australian Prime Minister Robert G. Menzies, who heads the five-nation committee, to come to Cairo for talks on the canal Nasser seized as Egypt's own little more than a month ago. The committee will present the plan approved by 18 nations at the London Suez conference last week calling for international control of the 103-mile waterway. Nasser's reply was so slow in reaching London that it appeared he might be taking as much time on the canal. But there has been no break in the solid front of the 18 nations which want the canal removed from Egypt's sole control and placed under control of an international operation authority. On the Air Today WFIL 360 on Your Dial 10:30 A. When a Girl Marries 1:45 P.M. Today's Tops 7:15 P. M. Philadelphia Speaks 1 :30 P. M. Music Box 8:55 P.M. People in the News WFIL-TV CHANNEL 6 10:30 A.M. Triangle Theater 12:30 P.M. Movietone U. S. A. 2:30 P.M. Bandstand (Color) 10:00 P. M. Benjamin Franklin, The Compleat Man: Episode 7, "The Declaration of In-pendence" 11:15 P. M. Movietone U. S. A. WF1L-FM 102.1 MC 10:00 P. M. Showcase: "Academy Foyer Complete Radio and Television Programs on Pages IS and 19 More Paris Fashion Pictures on Page 10 From was six deaths in Philadelphia alone. The National Safety Council has estimated 480 persons will meet death in highway accidents throughout the country this week end. Special emphasis, Trimmer said, will be placed on the ticketing of hazardous violations. These, commonly known as moving violations, accounted for 83,692 of the 367,206 Pictures of automobile parking violations on Page 3. traffic violations ticketed in the first six months of this year. But it was Chief Magistrate Hersch's figures on the skyrocketing fines that focused attention on the city's traffic headache. SEVEN-MONTH INCREASE For the first seven months of this year a total of $1,459,033.09 in fines poured through the tellers' windows of Traffic Court compared to $1,005,012.90 for the same period last year. By months the comparative to tals were: 1956 1955 $160,541.27 152,690.25 179,027.35 146,769.15 138,257.10 131,852.23 95,875.55 Jan Feb. March April May June July $178,969.30 223,056.74 241,647.66 193,848.06 214,854.10 209,783.38 196,873.85 Totals ..1,459,033.09 1,005,012.90 Hersch said the increase not only placed a heavy burden on the six cashiers, but also taxed the 43 staff members of the Traffic Court who process the violations. He said he would request the addition of five more men to the warrant sec tion to help Sdite the work. TOW-TRUCK CAMPAIGN While Trimmer's stepped-up campaign, including the continu lng week end cractdown on drunken drivers, will be aimed at the moving violations, he is looking forward to the delivery of three tow trucks to combat the non- Cortinued on Page 3, Column 1 Eisenhower Sets Day of Prayer WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (INS). President Eisenhower today proclaimed Wednesday, Sept. 12, as a national day of prayer. In a proclamation carrying out the direction of a Congressional resolution which has provided for the special day of prayer each year since 1952, he declared: "The appointed day is one on which to give solemn thought to the mercies bestowed upon us, to lift our voices in unified thanks for the spiritual blessings we enjoy, especially the profound bless ing of freedom, and to acknowl hower today, even as he accused the President of backing down on his promises to labor. The Democratic Presidential nominee offered to help the farmer get his "fair share of our National abundance" which he said the Republican Administration was deny-in him. And, in a recess between conferences on farm issues, he got out a statement accusing Mr. Eisenhower having "only a deaf ear for labor." STEPS UP CRITICISM The labor statement came after Stevenson told party workers from seven agricultural States, that the farmer was not getting his share because "there's nobody in Washington looking out for his. just interests." Stepping up his personal criticism of Mr. Eisenhower, the Democratic nominee used the majority indorsement by the AFL- stevenson-Kefauver ticket as a springboard for. saying the President has reneged on his 1952 campaign pledges to labor, i The working people, his state- Continued on Page 4, Column 5 Britons Nab Reils9 PEACE PIPE AS BIG CHiEF Now It's 'Official' GOP to iick To Party Label WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UP). The Republican Party has adopted an "official policy" of shortening the name of its opposition to the "Democrat Party," a GOP spokesman disclosed today. The shortened phrase, used for several years by several Republicans, was put into official use for the first time fit last week's Republican National Convention in San Francisco. Almost every GOP speaker referred to the opposition as the Democrat Party. MATTER OF POLICY L. Richard Guylay, public relations director for the Republican National Committee, said it "will be a matter of policy" for Re publicans to refer to Democrats as members cf the Democrat Party. Well aware that the strategy had Democrats boiling, Guylay said with a chuckle: "What's happened to the 'ic'? That's the question." CITES HIS REASON Guylay said the GOP felt that "Democratic as an adjective is not descriptive of the party as it exists today." He said Republicans felt thai the party of the Democrats should be "more properly" called the Democrat Party because of the "diverse viewpoints" within it. He contended that the origin ol the shortened name is "obscure." But simmering Democrats recalled it was used repeatedly by Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy Wis.) during the Army-McCarthy hearings. 'SURVIVAL EXPECTED Before leaving Sioux City, Iowa, Adlai E. Stevenson's press secretary, Clayton Fritchey, said he felt the Democratic Party would "survive" any Republican attempt to change its name. "The Democratic Party has survived many crises; i loo, xiiicney actiarcu. Many Democrats embraced wholeheartedly suggestions in "letters to the editor" columns here calling for a countermove to shorten the GOP name to "Publican Party" or "Republicrat Party." In the' Bible the word publicans is usually followed by "and For Sen. Estes Vice Presidential chiefs had a peace in length. The pipe doubt when some to get it going to produce a Kefauver, war bonnet or a to them about A few minutes title Good F.ainbow SIOUX CITY, Stevenson sought farm of a police girded for one of the worst week ends of the year, accidentwise. Chief Magistrate Joseph Hersch reported the rising tide of fines in calling for more help to ease the "very heavy burden" on his Traffic Court staff. At the same time Chief Inspec tor Albert J. Trimmer alerted all police for a special safety campaign for this week end to cut down highway fatalities and in juries on the Labor Day holiday Last year the toll for the week end Hurt Going to Fr Wife He Jailed NORTH BRUNSWICK, N. Aug. 29 AP) Clifton man driving to Middlesex County Workhouse to release his wife after he reluctantly paid her $15 traffic fine, crashed into a tree tonight and was injured. Police said the man. Fred Kofi, 34, received serious cuts. Last night Kofi refused to pay the traffic fine for his wife, Ann, 42, and she was jailed for 15 days, after she said she had no money. Police said she would be released tomorrow. Ition. At which terminus, of course, it Was soon discovered that she had no Englisss or anything like it. The only thing to do, of course, was call an interpreter, as Queen Victoria would have done. In due course an interpreter arrived from the Russian Consulate, and it was into his custody that Miss Ponomareva was ultimately released. After all, the hats were worth only $4.62 at sale price. which would mean only about two months' pay in the USSR. Under questioning, Nina said she was 27, a teacher by profession, a (thrower of things by avocation. vvnat was lett unexplained was that all this throwing technique was probably beine develoned for 'the dav when she would have ni Discus Champ Is Lid Lifter confidence today that rank-and-file union members would support the Republican ticket despite indorsement of the Democratic slate by AFL-CIO leaders. Meanwhile, James C. Hagerty, White House press secretary, announced that President Eisenhower would speak at a White House ceremony Saturday morn ing marking the issuance of a new Labor Day stamp. Since the President has no Labor Day ad dress scheduled, it was considered likely he would expand these re marks to include a full-scale presentation of his labor philosophy His Democratic rival. Adlai E. Stevenson, delivers a major ad dress in Detroit's Cadillac Square on Labor Day. HAGERTY ASKS WAIT Mr. Eisenhower's expectation of a vote, of confidence from union members was expressed by Ha gerty, who told newsmen: "I would prefer to wait for the vote of the working men and women of this country on election day and not a vote of the (AFL-CIO) Executive Council." The council, meeting at Forest Park, voted to back the Democratic ticket of Stevenson and Sen Estes Kefauver. Nixon issued a statement ac knowledging the 28-member coun cil's right "to take a personal stand on candidates and issues in the coming election." SEES DICTATION LACK However, the Vice President added: "At the same time, I am sure that by this action the leaders of organized labor do not intend to try to bind their members or dictate to them how they should think and vote." Nixon released the statement Continued on Fare 4, Column 4 Sporis Highlights Phils ftallr Tops Cards ROBERTS WINS 15TH: Cards cuff Robin Roberts for 12 hits but Phils rally for five runs in fifth to five him 15th victory. Del Ennis wallops 23d homer, his second in two days. MANTLE HITS 46TH: Mickey Mantle homers, then singles in ninth to cap 3 -run rally as Yanks edge A's, 7-6, and hold eight-tame lead over Indians, 3-2 victors over the Orioles on Vie Wertx' tame winning sacrifice fly. UP-to-the-minute details and complete sporis on Pages 21-24 From Our Wire Services LONDO Aug. 29. Dignified bobbies, using the universal sign language of cops, quietly-persuaded Russia's champion woman dis cus thrower to take a little walk to the police station with them here this afternoon. Seems that the champ, 210-pound Nina Ponomareva. had taken to her ample cosom a total of five hats worth (under Britain's restrained economy) $4.62. She had, for the record, neglected to show any willingness to pay for them. A store detective, using all the precautions the book prescribes for tackling a woman not to mention foreigner of more than ample biceps and stuff pounced upon Miss Ponomareva when he saw her giving effect to a little five-year plan of her own. It was not, he aid to himself) QUite crkket It was at a cheap little afternoon snip in a rhfan little rham stnri. in downtown- London. But the lids looked good to Nina. All she had seen in Russia to date had been things that a discus thrower throws. And none of them, even the ones she took, could have been snaggled too snugly into her close-cropped blonde hair. husband to throw something at. jjThat, too, is part of the five-year plan. Already Miss Ponomareva, who is just a little on the lantern-jawed side, is quite a gal when it comes to throwing things. She has heaved the two-pound, 3 -ounce disc this year as far as 175 feet, 11 inches, and that is 7 feet, 2Vi inches farther than the women's Olympic record set by another Russian gal in 1952. Gentle Nina, by the bye, is one of the 56 Russian track athletes LOST AND FOUND LOST. Man' sold ring with diamond in cerver. Fri night 824 between Municipal Stadium i Broad It Reward. CalMCI 62424 day or Small male beagle, answer te Paul, white cross on neck. Reward. ColI JA 5:0987. LOST Certificate 1712 of the capital stock of Broad Street Trust Co. Wrn D-209Jnqyirer. LOST Diom end Wrist Watch I land. Betw Emerald Somerset Sts TiogaSts.Rewrd.JN4-50n. r- LOST 12156, geld wrist watch bracelet B.RewWA8-2806 LOST Dog, white, nted sized, answ Rw. TE 9-5952. LOSY Yellow Labrador Retriever, fe mole, 7 mrs old. Reword. Ml 2-276S. Other Lost Found Pare 28 who are here for a in all things the presence of But no matter. She snitched 'em, warm-up this week end. Almighty God."

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