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Freed British Correspondent Tells Of PW Life With Enemy [Page THE WEATHER--Mostly clear. .Slightly warmer. Locally · windy. 2 p.m. temp.--77. Humidity--11. ,U.S, Weather Bureau Table, Page 39.) 'Unofficial noon sun temp.--83 Sports - Financial * FINAL * VOL. LXXXI. NO. 106 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY TUCSON, ARIZONA, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 4, 1953 DIAL 2-5855 . FIVE CENTS -- FORTY FOUR PAGES Dulles Sounds Warning High Tariff Wall Would Aid Reds ·^-WASHINGTON-- (/P)--Secretary of State Dulles said today a tightening of U.S. tariff barriers against imports would push other free nations- toward trade with the Communists. ' ;,:0n that basis, he bluntly urged the house ways and means committee to kill a bill by Rep. Simpson (R-Pa) which would bolster tariff protection for American industries 'against competition from cheaper foreign goods. SAID adoption of the Simpson bill "would have serious international repercussions anil would be "injurious to the best interests anci welfare of the Tjfnited StatPS." a'H would be taken, throughout the; free world, to forecast U. S. trade, policies which would make itximpossible for them (U. S. allies) -to live without increasing association with and dependence oiji'lhe Communist world," Dulles s'iefc:? "His bald attack on the Simpson b'jp : pperied a wide schism between ·the; -Eisenhower administration and-some leading house Republicans:- Simpson is chairman of the congressional campaign committee-^-the group that will work with Eisenhower to try to hold and strengthen Republican control of-:,the house in the 1954 elections. "·'SIS BIIjLi is backed by Chair- rnan.-Reed (R-NY) of the ways and,- means committee, which. Handles tariff legislation, and by soine other veteran house Republican's. ' On the other hand, it is opposed by some prominent GOP members, amcng them Rep. Kean (R-NJ) who says it would put foreign policy jacket/' in a "straight The Simpson bill would extend the reciprocal trade act for one year but would write in a host of new provisions'designed to curb imports of foreign goods that might cause even the slightest injury to competing American businesses. . -v Hard Quake Hits InGulfOffYuma .A severe earthquake, so-close It was thought at first to be ·in Tfuma. was recorded on seismographs here this morning. Jo'el Campbell, seismologist . in charge of the U. S. observatory here, made a hurried call ·'to. "Yum a shortly after noting the heavy shock at 14 seconds past '7;5 a.m. A civil aeronautics administration official said some persons had felt the earth shake there: . ' ° Distance of the quake was measured by Campbell § as 190 miles'from Tucson. The'United Press said seismologists at Pasadena, Calif., measured the distance from there at, about 300 miles. Ike Cites Key Role Of States WASHINGTON -- (U.PJ,-- president Eisenhower today, told governors of 45 states and' fiv'e territories, gathered here for an extraordinary briefing on security and peace problems, they must shoulder a "tremendous -responsibility" for national welfare. Opening the . two-day confer-, ence, Mr. Eisenhower said he holds "firm belief" it will be "a long step toward the 'goal of 'a united people determined to. defend its way of life, to .prove worthy of the leadership' of the free world." Candidly, he said political wisdom is not concentrated in the White House or in all of Washington, but instead "it comes from the minds a n d - h e a r t s of sincere and devoted men, wherever their field of action." The governments, he said, have "tremendous responsibility for the security and welfare of our people." -He noted that the constitution makes the' federal 'government responsible for foreign affairs and "the business of war and peace." 'Dual Trade' Continues WASHINGTON-v^(/P)-- An 'in- ,vestigator for a senate committee testified today that 19 owners of 82 ships flying.tRe flags of western allies of the U-. S. are taking money frorn. Communist China with one hand and from the United States with the other.. . And a government transporta tion expert said there has been no official policy to halt U. S. business -with . such firms although the national security council may come up with one soon. Robert F. Kennedy,, assistant counsel of the senate investigations subcommittee testified about the "dual trade" -- something c h a i r m a n McCarthy (R-Wis) called inconceivable, the "most inexcusable thing I've ever heard of." AT MEET Time 'Running Out' Is New U.N. Threat --Citizen Photo 'THE WAITING HAS BEEN LONG' With daughter, Linda, 4, and brother-in-law, Richard Hadden, Mrs. George L. Hadden, of 3815 N. Country Club rd., expresses relief as she learns that her husband is in "good shape" at a POW camp in North Korea. _ , Clear, Dry, Slightly We can take . the wind, If we' must, But send us rain To lay the ^iust. -- F. G.-E. If you're thinking 'in terms of rain for tomorrow, forget it, says' the. weatherman! It wilJ be clear, dry and slightly -warmer. Tonight will . be breezy, as will tomorrow moKning / in all probability. ,. The high temperature yesterday was 77 degrees. Low this morning was 50. Elsewhere, Phoenix had an .84-52 degree range, Yum a, 87-52, Flagstaff 55-2S, New York 50-48, Chicago 59-43, , and Guaymas 90-72. : . Romine Files Su it Reversa I Plea ' Attorneys for L. A Romine have filed in superior court a motion to set aside a jury verdict ordering him to pay William R. Mathews $7,500 damages in a real estate transaction suit. ; · " ' . - · · · - . · ·· . . · . · Art alternate motion, should' the first be denied, asks fora new trial, a repetition of the --' ' six-day Jong action which ended Apr. 24. Tne motions were filed Mathews would not. sign a subdividing agreement' with -Romine. Saturday. . ,, ,, ,, : . TheTeai"°estate broker then.took MATHEWS asked $loO,000 dam- the p roperty m his own' name ages oC L. A. Romine and Mrs. a i ong w ith three other investors. Villette Donau, charging he was | s.vrtiRDAy'S motion 'to -set not sold.the 160-acre Harold Bell ! asi[le t n e i m . y ' s award to Mathews Wright estates in-1950 after h e ' - - · . . . . made a valid offer of .$85,000. The. Liiauc et vani^ VJH.CL *Ji 'c^'"%*""· *..--. case against Mrs. Donau was rejected by tWe jury,. but Romine was ordered to pay $7,500 damages to Mathews. Romine insisted Mathews, publisher of the Arizona' Daily Star, -called -off · the - deal : because --Citiicn Photo OPENING "OF CITY HALL'S "NEW, COUNCIL. CHAMBERS DELAYED .Because some spectator seats and the floor tile failed to arrive"dn'schedule,'the city council wis unable today to inaugurate its remodeled first floor chambers. Pictured'left.to right are Councilman Wilbur. Conelly (re-elected ·vice-chairman), Dennis Weaver, and Casper Carey, Mayor Fred Emery, and Councilmen Harlow Phelps, Louis Manager, and Richard Ageton as' they made an inspection check of-their, new unfinished-quarters. in favor of -Romine alleges the following grounds: 1. The plaintiff failed to prove the material allegations. 2. The plaintiff failed to prove Romine was his agent for any purpose. . . . . 3. That if a contract did exist, it "was' 1 abandoned by Mathews and such abandonment was accepted by Romine. , 4. That under "all' of the evidence. the plaintiff '(Mathews) was '.estopped (legally prevented) from claiming relief against Romine. Judge J. Mercer Johnson,' v/ho heard 'the 'suit, may grant the motion if he 'deems it justified. New Jersey Hits Himgnam SEOUL. Korea-- (UP.)-- The bat ;: tieship . New .-Jersey bombarded the east coast port . of Hungnanr today and United Nations war planes dug deep craters in four major Red airfields in North Korea. Celebrating her first visit to Hungnanv- since returning to Korean waters, the'.'New Jersey turned her big 16-inch guns on the Communist port in a day-long assault. The "Big J" destroyed an electric, power, station, blew up two ammunition dumps and leveled 23'builc\ings. BULLETIN BOMBAY, India-- /P-- An l-afc tempt to assassinate Prime Minister Nehru 1y putting a live bomb on the' railway track over which he was' traveling was lolled today. The bomb' was placed on the track at Kalran railroad hub, 35 miles from Bombay, a few minutes before the'Amrltsar F.xpress, carrying POW's Wife Here Finds Name On List War Bride, Little Girl Wait A German war bride now living in Tucson has learned her POW husband is in "good shape" at the North Korean camp where he is being held. Mrs. George L. Haclclen, 3815 N. Country Club rd., read her husband's name on the list of 73 American, soldiers reported still Jn camp by Sgt. Harry A. Cutting, of Belle P.laine, Lowa. · C u t t i n g smuggled o u t the names in a s m a l l ^Chinese notebook when he was released from a ' P O W camp in North Korea in l a s t .week's prisoner o f w a r ex- SCT HADDEN change. "I am now praying for my husband's safe return," Mrs. Hadden .said today. "I am particularly anxious for him to see our daughter. Linda Was just a baby when he was sent overseas three years ago. I am glad he is in good condition and I hope he gets home fast. The waiting has been long." -Mrs; 'Hadden said her husband, Waster Sgt. George L. Hadden, 31, serving with the Third division in Korea, was reported missing on Dec. 3, 1950. * . .-'" 'A month later he was reported a POW on a list of names released oh a Communist broadcast. At that time, she said, t h e . U . S. war department told her to pay no attention to the Communist broadcast as 'the department had no word that Sgt. Hadden was a prisoner. WHEN SHE received, a letter from, her husband from the POW camp, Mrs. Hadden said the war department checked it with an earlier letter she .had received from .him before he was listed as missing. On -Mar.' 31 -she -received notification .from the war department ;hat she could consider her bus- sand actually was a POW as the handwriting on the two letters was identical. Mrs. Hadden said the last letter she received from her husband was. two weeks ago. It was dated Dec. 3, 1952, two-years to the day from when he was reported missing. . . s · . Hadden, a purple heart veteran, served in the European theater with the third army during World War II. He met his wife, Martha Charlotte, in Hamburg, where they were married Dec. YJ, '1947. Their daughter, Linda, now'four, was born in Germany. THE FAMILY .arrived in the United States in May, 1950 and Sgt. Hadden was stationed at Kt. Devens, Mass., until shipped to Korea in August, 1950. Mrs. Hadden and Linda then moved to Phoenix .where her husband's - parents, Mr. and Mrs. George AT Hadden, live at 8048 N. 14th pi. She has been living in Tucson since last November. Also living in, Tucson is Hadden's younger brother, Richard, a conference reporter at the Grand- Central Aircraft Co. along the section- to Bombay. ' /A police patrolman 'found the bomb by the light of the onrushing train. Communists Surprised By Move Accepting Pakistan As Neutral PA-NMUNJOM -- (IP)-- The allies nominated Pakistan today as a neutral caretaker far war prisoners who w.on't go home, and warned the apparently surprised Reds: Time is "fast running out" in the Korean truce talks. Although Pakistan was one of four Asian nationslisted by the Reds as acceptable Hughes Plans More Hiring The Hughes' Aircraft Co. In Tucson plans; a steady increase in employment throughout the coming year. in a statement offered at this time to combat fears of Tiicson's rising unemployment problem due mainly to layoffs at Grand Central. Aircraft Co., Alex Johnson, manager of the local Hughes plant, said 'today: ( "Based upon present production forecasts, we intend a steady increase in employment ^throughout 1953 at the Tucson plant." At present, the Tucson Hughes plant, employs about 2,000 mak ing guided-missiles.. While -the Hughes company statement Hid not indicate how many 'more .persons would be hired by the end of the-year, Rep Harold A. Patten, visiting here over-the.-week end, said he hac loarrietf. the^Hujfhes plant wouic! empMty about 800 more by December. 38 More POW's Flying Home TOKYO -- OJ.R)-- Thirty-eight liberated American war prisoners left by plane tonight for the United States on the fourth "Freedom Airlift." Two C-54 transports, each with ]9 men'aboard, took off for Travis air force base, Calif., via Hickam Field, Hawaii, ~ They had been scheduled to leave on a giant C-97 Strato- cruiser, but the flight was cancelled when the big plane developed mechanical difficulties. Their departure will leave only 14 Americans out of 149 released by the Communists still waiting in Tokyo army hospitals for-repatriation. POW's Deny Red Leaning PHOENIXVILLE. Pa. -- (U.PJ -An army psychiatrist said today ie saw no evidence of Communist sympathy among liberated war prisoners flown here in tight secrecy amid rumors their, minds had been tainted by-enemy propaganda. Lt. Co!. Philip Smith of Des Peres, Wis., assistant chief of the leuropsychiatrlc section at Valley ?orge army hospital, backed up 13'of the prisoners, who angrily denied at a press conference yes- 'erday that they turned toward ^oinmunism during their captivity in North Korea. neutrals, the Communists iat mum. WITHOUT EVEN" mentioning the allied choice the Reds asked and received a recess until 11 a.m. tomorrow (7 tonight, Tucson time), possibly to consult higher echelon Red officials. Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison, chief U. N. delegate, nominated Pakistan at the beginning of the meeting and then told the Reds: "We are obliged to. tell you once again that we will not engage in protracted and fruitless discussion during the current negotiations," which began Apr. 25. The Communists Saturday suj- gested Pakistan, Burma, India and Indonesia as acceptable hosts for the 48,000 Red prisoners .who won't-go home. ,, PAKISTAN, was the third nation nominated by the United Nations. First was Switzerland, which the Reds opposed. Then Sweden. The Communists insisted on an Asian nation. They want the reluctant POW's shipped to the neutral country for screening after an armistice is agreed upon. The allies want a neutral country to assume control of them in Korea. , Harrison told reporters: "The current negotiations are really no different from last summer." The allies broke off the' meetings Oct. 8 when the Reds kept stalling on the prisoner exchange question. HARRISON SAID no time limit has been set for the armistice talks, but twice inside the conference h u t , he delivered an implied warning that he would end the talks again if the Reds did not begin to produce. LATE SPORTS B.V Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW YORK -- Rcokie Daryl Spencer climaxed a seven-run eighth inning with a grand slain home run as the New York Giants pounded Cincinnati for 10 hits tr shcllack the Rcdlcgs, 124, in the first game of a doubleheader today. Cincinnati 0 0 0 JOO 300-- 4 9 2 New York , 022 100 07x-- 12 19 0 Raffcnsberger, Smith (7), King (S) and Jjandrith; Jansen,, AVilhclm (7) and Yvars. W--Jans«n. L--Uaffensbergcr. HRs: Cincinnati--Bell. XY--Irvln, Spencer. Niglit Dailies--Milwaukee at Brooklyn. Chicago at Philadelphia, St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Starting pitchers, page 33. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York : - 000 10 -Detroit - 010 11 -- Kaschi and Bcrra;, Newhouscr, Marlowe 5) and Batts. : Night game.--Boston at St. Louis. Starting pitchers, page : 33. Other teams not scheduled. PHOENIX -- Tucson's Don Byrd, assistant pro at Randolph municipal course, headed for home with a new. trophy today after capturing the Arizona -State Open golf tourney with a three-day total of 221 over the windswept Wigwam Country club links. I NEW YORK -- Bobo Olson of San Francisco and Honolulu, and Paddy Young, \ew York, agreed today to meet June 19 in Madison Square Garden for the U. S. middleweight championship. .The winner probably will meet the European titleholder for the world crown. Tucson, Tonight Tomorrow .The Tucson Cowboys play the Phoenix Senators tonight, an A-T league baseball game. Open to the uublic: ' ' TONIGHT ' - P.M.-;Softbal! at 6:30 Rita park. . _. S a n t a Hot Rod Gals vs. Al Whiteman's Motarettes. - At 8 p.m., Shamrock Dairy vs. El Paso Gas (AD; - A t 9:30 p.m., Art's Place vs. First Baptist church (Al). 7:30 P.M.--Amphitheater school board meeting at 315 E. Prince rd. 7:30 P.M.--Square dance at 1350 Benson'" highway. No charge. Ralph Smith calling. .. 7:30 .P.M.--Tucson -Little- Theater lecture-demonstration. Hal Landon to discuss acting for ihe movies. Visitors clubroom, Cham- ber'of. Commerce building. No charge. Use Jackson^ street en trance. 8-P.M;--Tucson Fine .Arts Association open meeting at Tucson Art Center gallery, Chamber of Commerce b u i l d i n g basement. Use ..Jackson street entrance. 8 P.M.--Tucson Cowboys vs. Piftenix Senators, A-T league baseball at Hi C'.orbett field.' TOMOKKOW 1 TO .3 P.M,--Palo verde water colors exhibited at Arizona State museum, VA campus. ^Through May 17.) · «':30' P.M. --Softball at Santa I Rita park. Moose Lodge v*. Jer- ry's Corral (2A). 'At 'S p.m, Goodman Supply vs. Hughes Aircraft (AAJ. At 9:30 p.m., Motor Siioplv vs. Salvation Army (A2). 8 P.M.--Tucson Cowboys vs. Phoenix Senators, A-T league baseball at Hi Corbett Held. Index Half-million dollar fire razes Phoenix cattle company building, Pag« «: . Bandleader Artie Shaw testifies to Red hunters, Page 2. . . The Dog of the Week, Page 7 , , , Simple error, costly to potato, farmers, Page 11. . . H. V. Kaltenborn d i s c u s s e s week's news. Page 18. . . Hughes adopts single donation plan for charities. Page 19. . . Radio columnist John Crosby writes from Ireland, Page 27. .. Guy- Thackeray reviews the Boston Symphony, Page 30. . . Best ev"er:-verdict given Cinco de Mayo, Page 37. Ariz. Album 18 Copies 38 Crossword .38 Editorials. IS Films 37 Hatlo ..."..... 35 Meetings.... 39 Radio 36 Sports : 33,3* 'Women's 21-23

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