Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on May 24, 1951 · Page 1
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Thursday, May 24, 1951
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OUR HOME TOWN Motorists In the city should remember that schools dismissed this weekend. Children will be on t h e streets all day instead of just after school. Drive carefully. 8or« (SunsHine/seLr; Las Cr News AH IHDEPeNDEHT DAILY fIND SVNDfff HEWSPflPEFt 5ZRV/NG SOUTHERN NEW fflZXJCO THE WEATHER ' L.AS CRUCES AREA: Generally fair today, tonight and Friday; scattered cloudiness in afternoons with moderate winds. Last 21 hours: Las Cruees 89-62; Stnta College 86-52. Rain .02. VOL. 71--No. 43 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE . LAS CHUCES, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 24, 1951 CENTRAL PRESS PICTURES PRICE FIVE CENTS President Asks ·.$» Billion For j. ForeignProgram WASHINGTON, May 2-1--(/P)~i. . President Truman asked Congress today to yote a vast new foreign aid program costing $8'," billion to help thwart "Communist dreams of world conquest". Of the total, $6,250 millions will go to strengthen defenses of this country's friends around the world, ' Mr. Truman told Congress. * He said the money is needed as | part of a plan to build up within Russia "internal pressures" whicn , will cause Soviet leaders to aban- ' don their policy of aggression. "It is. loo early to predict how or when this policy will change,'* he said In a special message sent to Capitol Hill. "But this program of mutual secuiity will help to bring about such a change. Xeed Action Now "It is certain that the united vigor and cooperative action of the free world can produce such results if we act in time. "No system based on slavery nnd terror can long withstand the tremendous human energies that nre released by the advance of freedom." Mr. Truman said economic aid L is needed, too, because "growing prosperity in the free countries will frustrate Soviet political war: k fare." ; For iiO Countries V · The money the President requested would go to speed shipments of American weapons and economic aid to nearly 60 friendly v countries. It covers the fiscal yeur beginning July 1. A record sum of $6,890,000,000 would be earmarked for western European nations, described by the President as "the most tempting prize for Soviet ambitions and our strongest allies in the world struggle for freedom." _. The remaining $1,614 million would i/t- spread among friendly governments :n the Far East, south und southeast Asia, the.neur and middle east and .Latin,America. . To Aid Formosa ~" """ ' A total of ?930 million would . be set aside for military and eron- f omic help to Asiatic nations, including; Formosa "to help keep t h a t island out of the hands of th* (VTnmunists." The President also urged Congress to increase by ?1 billion the lending authority* of the government's export-import bank. This was not a request for appropriations, but an appeal for permission j g^,.^" for the bank to draw on the treas-' ury up to this amount when need- Fair Trade Rulings Launch Price War In Albuquerque; Cruees Feels Little Effect lly .Tin; Associated Press A price war 'may be shaping up in New Mexico stores on the heels of the U. S. supreme court's decision voiding fair trade laws. Charges on several items in three Albuquerque drug stores have ile- creasficf several cents since thu high.court's decree Monday. A be Cohen, president of Payless drug store, declared his firm "will not only meet but also beat any price." "fair trade laws smashed". For example, he offered Kleenex for J) cents a package, a cut from 19 cents. Payless and Walgreen followed suit yesterday. They sold bottles of 100 Bayer aspirin tablets, previously priced at 75 cents, for 35 cents. And Hadacol, which has been selling for $1.19 a bottle, was on sale for 89 cents. Locally, the price war had no Just across Central avenue, F. C. i effect. All staple items in drug Reilly, manager of Walgreen Drug, asserted his company "will meet and beat competition." The two companies yesterday acrvertised cuts of about 33 per cent in items fomierly under fair trade rules. But Jay SmoUdn was a day ahead of them. He slashed prices in his Thrifty Drug Store Tue.s- stores continued at usual prices. Customers looking for a period of "stocking up" on fair trades items undergoing price slashes in Las Cruees were sadly disappointed. Meanwhile, liquor dealers were cautious. They still didn't know just how the supreme court action would affect them, and they were day and posted signs declaring I law. taking no chances on violating tlie Federal Grand Jury To Review Eslrada Charges Charges against Mr. and Mrs. Jose Estrada, Mcsilla, will be re- iewed by a federal grand jury June 18 in Albuquerque. The grand jury, recessed since January, was ordered recalled by U. S. Attorney Everett Grantham. Several other cases are docketed, according to the Associated Press. The Kstradas, proprietors of the Nit-Way Grocery at Old Mesilla, are charged with evading payment of alcohol tax in connection with an alleged bootlegging establishment broken up here in April. They were charged in the complaint with-selling beer and "sotol" without proper taxes. The arresting officers said the illegal beverages were smuggled in from Mexico. Both are free on $1,000 bond after arraignment before R. R. Poscy, U. S. Commissioner. . Tiny Cafe Robbed For Third Time Within Two Mori ills Police, al'.e. Investigating u break-- the third in two months -Day's Cafe on North Water The added loan funds, he said arc urgently required for development loans abroan, especially those The tiny cafe has hcen entered a numher of times in the past two years by juveniles. As in the past, this' time, the thieves slole n quantity of cigarettes, candy, and rifled which will increase the flow of the cash drawer of n few pennies. ' strategic raw materials to t h o United States. The. President cautioned his - whole program "is not without danger". He added: "There can be no absolute assurance of success. There arc far greater dangers in any other course. ' : "We cannot win'peace through n ppeasement. We cannot gain security in isolation. We will not surrender." Truman Certain His Program Is Leading To Peace WASHINGTON, May 24 (/Pt -President Tinman said today he is confident his program for peace will avert a new world war. He told a news conference another global war would mean a ret u r n to the dark age-s. And, he said, he objected to the use of the term cocky in describing his attitude that his program would succeed. He said some of the columnists have so described him and he thinks it is' the wrong word. His attitude, Mr. Truman declared, is one of confidence that the people of tho United States nnd of the world believe his domestic and foreign program both are rifiht. Mr. T r n m n n volunteered his re- miuk.s nt a moment when qvicntion- ing lagged in his weekly meeting with report ft is. COTTO.V MAKKF.T .((·nurli-sy n. T. llnnrar Co.) ItlRli Low Clnso. 45.25 IIS.B3 July Get. Dec. Mch. Mny New July 37..10 Now Oct. 35.23 :is.os ·Hi.07 . .1S.06 ' 37.60 37.66 37.47 37.02 35.05 38.12 37.6(1 37.56-60 37.48 37.02 35.00 Entry was gained by brealctnp a rear window. H A T B . INCHKASK HI,OCKKII WASHINGTON, May 24--UPI-The Federal Cuniniunications Commission has blocked, for thy present, at least, an $11 million annual boost in Western Union telegraph rates. It ordered yesterday that the company hold up on a scheduled June 1 increase at least until Sept. 1 pending an FCC irlvestiga- ItECErVE CLASS RINGS Rings Tor the Union High school class of 3£)52 have been received and will be distributed at the high school after 10 Saturday morning. Mrs. W.'H. Charmichael and Mrs. Fiancine Bell, class sponsors, will distribute the rings. Four-Year-Ohl Takes Warm-Up Spin In Aulo_ McMECIIEN, W.Va., May 2-1 L'I'l--KdiHe Hoskins, -1, probably will be iipplylng for a driver's license Jiny day now. Ills mother left him in the cur while shti ivi-nt' on an er- raiul yiislerluy, and the. auto btariecl tu roll. Eddie slipped behind tho u'lici-1, guided the, car a full t-Ily block ami turned it Into a driveway and a safe Mop. Mrs. Grover Hnskins ran panting to the car. "I tried to straighten her (Hit, Mommy," lit: beamed. German Commie Leaders Hint War Within Few Years · FRANKFURT, Germany, May 2-1 (!P\ --~ U. S. Hig-h Commissioner John J. McCloy said today that communist leaders in Western Germany are "indicating" to the party's inner circle that a Soviet attack may come any time "this year or next or the year after." "When Red troops move westward, the f a i t h f u l arc told, party workers must be ready to perform allotted tasks of sabotage, erect road blocks, conduct partisan warfare and spot targets," McCloy said in a quarterly report to the State Department. McCloy said in recent months the major communist propaganda effoit has come into clear focus: "U is to undermine West Germans' will to resist aggression from the East and' predisposes I hem to accept communist rule. ' H I S FACE CONTORTED with rage, Jack H u l l , uncle uf missing 10-year-old Patricia Hull, is forcibly restrained by police as he confronts the man being held in connection with her disappearance. Under suspicion is Henry McCracken who was arrested in a motor court at Buena Park, Calif. - (International fiotmdphoto) Police Find Blood In Auto Of: Suspect In Girl's Disappearance ,5, ! SANTA A N A . Calif.. May 2-J (/Pi! og jiinst McCracken. -- The body uf 10-year-oUl P a u i - J cia Jean Hull, missing victim of :t! Thu " S-l-ycav-oW yuitar player, Bradley Scores Method Of Mac Arthur Oust In Last Day On Stand; Senators Wrangle In Debate On Which Witness Will Be Next ·- '- ;. Believes Europe Could Not Now Stop Aggression Commies Reel Before Mighty Allied Thrust TOKYO, May 1M--I.-TI -- A great Allies force smashed ncrosa Korea's 38th parallel today in a bold Kl-mile drive that split retreating Chinese' armies. The powerful force fought through Red set ecu ing troops and seized Choyung river crossijig.s in Ki'd Kore;i. Thu ilaring move cut the escape r o u t e for Kud.s still smith of '.}S on the east central front. U'e. experl ^ inmg:s v of this c f f o i t , " s;iiH Lt. Oen. F.dwurd M. Almond, lie planned and directed the operation. Seconds Count 'This is a time when every minute counts-every Ht'eoml counts," he said. ''T\vu days from now may sex maniac, was found today isolate canyon .east of here. Forest ' r a n g e i s headquarters at nearby confirmed reports thst the body had been found in Live Oak canyon, an isolated area near El Toro Marine base. jailed lust Sunday, told he knexv that, "the evidence is piling: up against me. but 1 believe 1 h.iv(; a f i g h t i n g rtuince." Ho f o r - merly lived at. Majjdnlena. N'. M Sheriff James Musick said had subjected McCracken, a con- Tbcie was no immediate news I viuted sex offundev, lo exhausliv.; to indict McCiMclccn on of how the little girl died. SANTA A N A , Calif.. May 2-1 1 i-- Crime investigators today disclosed they have found apparent bloodstains in thq trunk of an automobile borrowed by a suspect in the disappearance uf 10-year- old Patricia Jean Hull. S h e r i f f s Capt. Tom McGaff, however, .said t h a t he has not tie- Key witnesses. U.iv termined positively t h a t it is human blood. The automobile was borrowed last Saturday nifi'ht soon after Pn be too late. One day may be too late. Today is Ihe day." Smaller American task forces retook ChunrhoiY, most i m p o r t a n t rail ami road hub in central Korea, ;:nd stabbed w i t h i n five miles of the border in Ihe west. Behind them the A r m y was on the march. Lt. Gen. James A. Van Fleet called it a Red-killing conn lei-offensive. Win- IMuncs Cover Almond's task force was n self- ruslainiiiK column of tanks, aitil- · M j lery, i n f a n t r y m e n and enifineer^. hi; Wur planes covered its operations. AH Correspondent W i l l i a m C. liarnard railed it ":t tremendous stroke Peiiiion Demands Return Of Salas To Cruees Post A peiiiinn is circulating in Las Cruees n i x i n g Clu-r uf New Mexico State Police fj allow State Pn- irolman Carlos G. Sala* to l e m a i a in Ln.s Cruees Patiulmaii Salas has been nuli- [,--d Unit he will ln t r a n s f e r r e d ur.der a "peiUid' rotation" (.f meiu- j c t s of the iocj. Hi.s ujinmineul iit-.v station i.: i'jir?.')7". Silas, oldest piilrol- fo:e". has been :;ta- · Oi-ce.-; for- a number P a t r o l m a n ni-iii on thi 1 ti^'ieil in La of wars. Reason for Ju: petition was giv- c-- that rrUrohm/i Sal.-is is tlu: only Kpanl.Hh-speakini,' p a t r o l m n n ir. the Dona Ana comuy urea Other officer in t h i ; (liutrtri is Dwight Marble, stiitl-muil in Anthony, but State. Putii'MV.Hii Bon Martinez is still officially Ilstod on the state police rosier us i;tu- tiont'd :it Las Cnuii'E, MnrliiR'7. was raileil to Snnte Vv due tu fllnci uf liU wif?, State Police Cliifif R-JIU-II said ho would be "in Simla !-V a couple ·ntiro K i g h U i l o f wcek; . Ulol r p U ) n i t ( ) hiji Ln , Cruees station." questioning but the prisoner still i move, perhaps t h e bn maintains his inmu'uiicu. j of the Knrean war." IMsl. A l l y , James L. Davis said ' the s l a t e will have lit witnesses ready lo testify when lie requests the Orange county gr,inl jury lo- "The enemy lias committed the unpardonable sin of elongating himself." Almond told assembled lap commanders of his lOih corps, n. .......«. L ...vwmv.n... .... "Tho enemy is like a bo\er reol- char£es of murder, kidnaping and ' ing to the edge of the ring, and child .sti:uling ( although tho f a t e o'.'jwe want tu clip him u j j i i J i r b e f o r e tricia's disappearance by I l e n r y j lulo Inst Satin Ford McCrackcn. booked on ;m;;pi- ' cion of kidnaping. Circumstantial evidence, is being prepared for vraml j u r y action lli'j jjirl hn.s n u t , been determined. ill, will" UnMy Holland, v.-hn tnld o f f i - cers lli:)! Mc('v;ifken brought a little girl answering Patricia's de- scriplinn to a Huenn Park motel lay :i Mr." and Ml 1 ;;. Hoy who said they saw leading :t j;irl from : i h e a l e r e:irlier Satin ftf.'rnoon. and .1. Reynold:;. House Voles Against Asking Repayment For Indian Grain WASHINGTON, May 2-1-- (/PJ-The House today voted against asking that India repay'in strategic war materials for any food loan made by the United States. Still ahead was a vo-G on the question of advancing the Indian government $100 million to be used for the purchase of 2 mililon tons j o f gram. Catholic Annual Corpus Christi Procession To Be Held Today Living Cost Spurt Dies Down, Temporary Stability Forecast WASHINGTON, May 24--W The sharp 10-month living eout spurt is dying down and a government, expert forecast today a period of at least temporary stability. . j " " Ever since the .June outbreak o f ; O war in Korea, the official cost of Li living index had been triicud. Knl yestcn mid-April showed only an upw:iiM j flicker over mid-March. In ' ' by one alternate formula it stock still. Ewan Clagut, commissioner of labor statistics whose agency iH-iHa for Knuill retiiilor.f. M;inl- -isi-c, donler.-. p u i U r u l a r l y . luul 'unipluinuil (hey I'uuhl nol [jrcpiiri 1 lutrts on :tll UK- nKiny sin.-ill items n their .stoclt.s. ocn caproBsni ,,_ ,, nlay's index foi -K Snvprl U U h O T l only an upwaiM IuJ ^""t" « IlCll «'»; | Launch Capsizes NEWPORT, R. I. May 24 i/Ti --' Two sailors perished anil about The annual Corpus Christi pro-| aml Knights of Columbus. cession will take place at 7 this evening. Beginning at St. Gene- ylove's church, the group will march south on Main street to the Franciscan monastery whore Benediction of · the Most Blessed Sacrament will be Riven, said Rev. D. J, Klrgan, pastor of the Catholic church. Jose M. Vlrumorucs will he the grand marshal!, followed by the Franciscan subdeacon who will carry the processional cross. Church societies will follow in this order: Hoy 'icouts. Girl Scouts, Children of Mary, Junior Catholic Daughters of America, ' Senior Catholic Daughters, Columbian Squires, Lnngup of . t h e Saoied Heart, Gimdalupann Cnizada, Parents club, Catholic Indies Social club, Palish council of Catholic Women, parishioners of Snn Isldro, Immaculate Hum of Mary Chapel, In the Blessed Sacrament group] Father Kirgin will carry the osten- ] soriiim, accompanied by Rev. M. J. Gonzalez, assistant pastor, and Rev. Ijiicio Lopez, pastor of St. j Joseph's church in La Mesa. Fourth j degree Knights of Columbus will cany the canopy and accompany the HlG.sscd Sacrament d u r i n g the procession. A f t e r Benediction at the moncs-1 tnry the group will proceed along! Euflt Liftman to Church street,! then north to Las Cnices avenue, j nnd back to the church h a v i n g ! Benediction five times along the route, Father Kirgan said. The feast of Corpus Christl !s celebrated oveiy year to pay hnin- ngc to the body if Christ whlnh Catholics believe lo be the true God OK well as true man. By the procession, Catholics makn a profession of their f a i t h in Christ, ducts Ihc economic temperature- ,' m o r e were pitched into icy waters taking reflected in the index, told ! u day when an "edgr of Imrricnni:" a reporter there was no question ( H l m m (ra p.si7,ed a ofl-fool launch le- but that living costs have levelled , tuininp; a shore leave party to o f f - · ! ships ;n ihc harbor. Stable Tor A While | Capt. T. n. Templulrm, chief "We'll probably have a stable sit-; ()f K l a f f f n r tlu , Ii;ival llilKL , hcrt . ( nation for a while, at least u n t i l ; s;ti(] ..f .j,,,,^ i J( .| jt , Vl . :ni y, )IH . ; K we see what food prices arc guing j ni j.s. s i nK ." JJ U L i,,, KlM i, L . , : ( l l ildn't to d o - a s the new crops come in." | l}L . !;uru i m L i l nfu .,. a ,.| l(vk uf f i V t , "C s:ii(J - | ve.ssels lo whleh the men weie IL- Clajjue would make no predic- j u u n i n g . lions on how lung l i v i n g costs mny ! Twenty-four men, including I." stay pegged. He did say t h e gov- | slretchei were huspitahzcil. erninent's price-wape controls have i .Seconds n f t e r the launch over- helped stall Hie living cost .spiral, j turned in wimlliishril M-.TH at least A period of relative Stability . l;t other boats i aee-I to the n-.s- could be expected to remove some , cue. of the pressures for liberalizing wage, and price controls. Meanwhile, there, were lluw government control actions: Advances Deadline I. Trice Director Michael V. !i- Sulle gave an estimated l.Ml.Oiin general miiniifarturern, murJiinny makers and t e x t i l e producers nn additional 31) diiys - u n t i l .Inly 2 to put new rc-iling prices into ef- f o r t . 2. The, wage stabilization board charted (in all-day lienihlg today on whether to allow certain types of deferred wage Increases. The four-cent an hour minimal Improvement bonus due. automobile Indus- ly workers Hay I!!' Is an example. Many other labor contracts call for pro-arranfied wage boosts it future (lutes. ,'l. Dlfciillc wa.s reported inmly lo llbcrullze, pncc-po.'iling mmini- . c 'itilms nn other lihci ty pat ly bnals ihvoil overboard to lirlp res- rue their buddies and ihc wiitei.n Wi'iii a I'oiUil.sion of men and l i f e pi c.set vurs. "11 was a i e.scile l»y I he gracr of God." .said 'IVmpleton. "It wu.i only by t h a t ^ i n c i - t h a t i h e harbor ,vas MI f u l l of l,oatH K-AttK liack Hi d t h e r sliipH." Tile InuiH-h (ivcrlurncil a iihort r l l h t n n c f ! off Coa.-itei'.s Harbor Island silo nf tin- Naval War college nnd N'aval blue. The island is only a few hundred yanlft I'roin the mninlautl and jdnrd to it -by ;i causeway, KDITOK IS I M v \ I OAKLAN'O, Calif., Mny 24 (-T) Funeral sorvlr-rs for William Ho- p.u-t .Hiinler, Mi. former edllor and publi.shei- of t h e Al!niucrqm\ N. Mc-x., bally Dcmoi-ml, were hold he boiinceH off the lopes." The armored column shoved off into a hail of Chinese fire even as t h e Keds were rushing in troops lo reinforce their rear guards, ('initfhl IJy Surprise All along the I'Jfi-mile linn armored thrusts eaught Chinese and Red Korean troops by surprise. The American force which look Chunehon rau;;hl 500 Reds dog- t r o t t i n g to (he norlli. U imm-ed tliem down. But no other action approached t h e scope o f ' the tfreat column, sec. A l m o n d Hirerled i l s j i n n p o f l ' Rio Program May Siarfln Fall AU3UQUKRQUK, May 2-1 (.1*1 Channelization ot the Kit) Grande through the Hun Marcial swunip iiuiy be f t i u r months closer to re- a l i t y iH'ouUfU 1 of President Tnmion'.s approval of the plan yesterday. John Thompson, recliiiir.uiou bureau official here, explained: " W i t h o u t these .special funds. w« wuiilil nut luive sturt.i'd constitution u n t i l .liimiaiy. If this come* thniiij;h. wi- s l a i t ili^|;in^ tliiii Seplember." The m i n i f y is SKtfi.OOO lu'l.l by I lit 1 li'di-ial ^ovfi-nnii'iil for iiliill- mng Hit; chiiniiel. Y(\slfrdiiy PirM- lienl Tiiiiimn aahed the H e c l a n i a - tiiin Hiirt-ati to releiiHO il. Tin- chiLtWL'1 would I'Xteml about -5 miles from San A n t o n i o through the nini^h nearly In the htmil of IJtepli:inl liul IP LuUe^ lOn^ineeis say it will save iiiillioii.s of K E | l l l ) l l - s ol 1 water yearly which nmv j*u io wji.sti' in Ihe .swamp. the line of the Reds' most powerful offensive tlirujil, f i g h t ing us it nunblcd along. Kiehl dispalches (Continued on pngo fn'ir) Lwl Slwnls Self ,,.,,,, ..plTriiiI Opi'iis A{;aiiisl iNejiro In Uealh Of ·And Slill Lives IlOl-ir.S, May 2-J-- ·.Ti-- A bullet hole I h r o i t p h his he;id, 2'--ye;u- old Honnit 1 Hilbrey nevertheless ivns in "snlisfaftory" cuiulition lo- ;lny at the Lea i-oimly c o m m u n i t y The boy shot himself between thu eyes with a .l!fj caliber pistol last night in the home of his parents. Mr. mid Mrs. V. I I . Bilbrey. at Loving Urn, according lo Sheriff C. O. Trimble. The sheriff siiiil lh; chilli look thu pistol f t n m the purse of a vis- i t o r in his home. I.OVIXCITOX, May U-l /P' - - Si-lei-iion of a jury was benun in ilistrii't cnui't ihi:i illuming In I tie L i i a l of Hurm-ss Neal. i!0. Ciirls- ·);iil ncyro charged with first de- j K ree murder. { He is accused of shouting d e a t h Mis. Clara Ui-atlice Wright Calli-nioic. woman taxi driver, in her van at Carlsbad lasl December The wa.s brought lo le;i county on a change of venue. Court attendants expected pres- e n t a t i o n of evidence to bej-in thi," afternoon. Sheriff Bill I Ugh of I^ddy county snld HI 1 been called by the state and de- Mrs. Gallemute, mother of three children, was working her first nifihl when she was slain. Senator Charges U. S. Casualties More Than Double Official Lists WASHINGTON. May 3 4 . - I J I ' . - . k . v - s tttilil)1()llVt Senator Hildas ( K - X H l said to. il.iy l o t . i l Umle.l Ht.-itcs cu.snaltie.s U !Core;i -niHiHlmj; h n l l i b r i d l e and n n n - t j . ' i t l e - ";uc siih.s(nnli;i]|y more l i m n dotihlu o f f i r i a l l y announced". Undjje:i told reporters t h i s as he emerged f n u n closeil door te.-itl- ni' my Itv (ii-n. Omar .N, Ilradh-v, r h a i i i n u n uf UK- Joint ch|e|':i of M a f f , tin (he f i i i n j ; of C.eneral Mac- A r t h u r . Hridsca faiil "non-bntllc rfumnl- tle.t have Ix-en kept from the public nnnouiii't'ilHTitit even though they inrhnle men who have mif- ferod fro/en le^H and ai'ius t h a t luivtf lieen iililp'iliiled." "For the first time In these hear- intl-s t l i n lotn! casiiiiltie.s liave been ought out," ntidK'!! llu-y xliniiM a penr l a t e r I In the i -d tranjiirript of j A Keinilor who would not permit of Iti.s name sniil lli.ullvy testified I n f i l l Korean ca.-iualties now are 11 l,!l. r ). r j Inciiiilin^ a total nf ll,l!!t:! .lead. This source .said Unit b a t t l e cn.H- uallle.'i.aiiioiif; I'. S. forces in Korea amountet lo rjl(,'27(i of whom Iii.ti80 were dead while mni-b.ittK- were. 7'J.(l7ii of whom 012 urc Uviul. The newerti. doft-nso department aiuiouiu'eiuenl l i f t e d (H),8H1 cn.sual- tie.s, up l,!JiKl over I he preceding w.-ek. The latest figures, releasrd yen- tel'ilay, rover casualties whose f a m i l i e s were n o t i f i e d llmmi*li May IS. They Ir.cluile in.tWH killed, ·tR.r,fl7 wounded and 11,211 inl.w- Inn. ' Of thti \voiiiulrd, 1,17-1 luive .sinee , ilinl, and of the nii:ciilijc, 101 art) I(llo\vii dead, iiuikiii); the romhiil WASHINOTON', Mny '24.---l}~ Gen. Omar Bradley today roinplrt- eil six days of testimony in support of the udminLstrutlon's Korean war policy and President's Truman's dismissal of Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur. Uut Bradley, who called Mae- Arthur's · Korean .strategy proposals all wrong, told investisatin;j Senntors in his last hour in their witness chair Uial ho feels "the · melhod" of firing" the Knr Knstcrn commander "probably could have · been handled better". President Truman relieved Mnc- A r t h u r summarily on April 11. The windup of DriidJuy's testimony ciune on the 16th day of hearings by the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees. With dismissal of Brmiley as a witness, the Senators called a meeting (2 p. in. KST) to decide who would be heard next. Senator Hiclienlooper (U-Iowa) was demanding that Secretary nf State Acheson be called now. Plans of the chairman, Senator Rus.sell ( 0 - C ; a ) , hnd been to call other military figures first. In his final day as a wilncas, Bradley: Itevenls Cii.suaiycx 1. Dipclnscd total U. S. ciisuaJ- lies in Korea--1mth battle nnd non- i)iiuu--total m.nrin. THIS im-iu.i^ 72,C7£) non-battle cnstialtifw a m i 00,270 combat camialtics, \ v itli 10.680 Hfitett ,ia lulled in mMlon and CIS dead of non-eombat causes. Non-battle camialtles are llioao resulting from such things :IM accidents and ^llnes.s. In tliis case. it includes I'rn.itbite victims of winter. 2. Testified the N o r t h - A t l a n t i c i r e a t y nations "no not have the- eapabilily. right now. of stopping 1 an iiggritsslon by Riu;sia." Oilier l:uiutT SpiM.s H. Haiti t h a t whilt- J i a n in a danger point hi; is "not Ion sure tin; Ituss-Iiin.s are going tu start i»iin-- thing in Iran before they s t a r t it somewhere else." I. Declared Uint In his opinion t i n - ls;nu! of whether lo a d m i t He.! China to the United N a t i o n s 3houl. liavc no plae.e in netjolliiUng a ;;e'.- t l e m i - n L of the Korean war. S r n n l o r Wu.-y (R-Wisl ashe-l I l n n i l e y : "llo you t h i n k t.iat Clen- eral M t i c A r l h u r was treated in t h e way he should have hern treat ml in handling this mailer." Ajjri'cs AHIUiirlly Itrailluy rcpucti: "From a. military pu|nt of view. J agree t h a t he should have heen relieved. "A.s to the nii'lhud of relief. I I agree (h:it il probably could have' 'lii-cn handle.! better."" M i i r A r t h u r , wiien teslii'ying at the beginning nf I he Senate inquiry i n t o Ills dismissal. indtcntc-I some bitterness over I he way le wan ilisinissed. He noted lie was relieved on receipt of his orders ami so could not m a k e a farewell his troops. Interests Jeoparill/.t-d M a c A r t h u r also declared he felt the national interest was jeopard- ised by his having to turn over his command immedintelv to Ll. (leu. .Matthew Uidgwiy, who was at that time several hundred miles away. Hradley made the North A t l a n tic comment under questioning by Senator Wiley ( R - W l s ? , who, dls- ntsslng the problem of prolonged war in Korea, asked if it wasn't "dreadfully wrony; to give our allies the idea that we can tliM'end more t h a n we are actually capable nf defending?" Hradley replied that "the que.s- (Continued on page f o u r ) Grandma's t r u n k was full of .surprises . . . but you .should try tho Sun-News Want Ads when you arc looking up. something special. PHONE 3D

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