The Miami News from Miami, Florida on October 6, 1954 · 1
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Wednesday, October 6, 1954
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THE WEATHER Partly cloudy to occasionally cloudy. Scattered showers. Little change in temperature. High today, 85; low tonight, 75. , Extremes Past 21 Hours: 84-69 Weather Report and Map on 11-B FINAL HOME 5 9 TH YEAR, NO. 145 PHONE 2-6211 MIAMI 30, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCT. 6, 1954 Entered As Second Clara Matter -m T TT T7 rtfMTQ At Tha PomtxifflM Miami Florida If X V V J n Dm ly News K Father 6; . : m 1-.. ;- . v $ t z''- , . x - r-- : I . triTTTHTT' 4- -; , f;:w fe- If- f , a---- - i : ' ; - X v wf " ,""- i Cyp Dies Crash I '.' ' piirnmnKii '1'w-a. ' ' ': - ;'j v Vfx ' J&' Showing part of the damage caused by the impact, this sedan, in which an engaged couple met their deaths, is jammed against the rear of a disabled semi-trailer lumber truck on Highway 27 a few miles north of the Dade-Broward line. Fred Martin, 21, and his . fiancee, Raphael Mary DiPiazza, died in the crash. Photo by P. J. (Tiny) TerrilL TWO MEN DIE IN CRASH OF AF 'BOXCAR' AuotMti 'Press Ft. Bragg, N. C, Oct A C-119 Flying Boxcar crashed and burned on the Ft. Bragg reser vation today and the Army said at least two men were killed. Twelve were reported injured. The Army's preliminary information was that the dead were the pilot and the copilot of the big transport. An Army spokesman said 10 army personnel aboard the plane were "critically injured." No names were released imi mediately. Washington's report indicated more men were aboard the plane than first reported here. A public information officer of the 464th Troop Carrier Wing said there were 11 persons aboard. The big carrier had just taken off for Olmstead Air Force Base, Pa. The plane struck in a street near near concrete buildings be ing built as barracks for the 82nd Airborne Division. D. B. Burgess, a Fayetteville mechanical - engineer employed on the project, said the plane awept low overhead with its left engine afire. He said the plane veered abruptly as if the pilot was attempting to avoid striking a construction area where many men were at work. WON'T BARE STORY NOW ... Marilyn Cancels Talk With Press About Joe raited Press Hollywood, Calif., Oct. &-Mar-ilyn Monroe abruptly canceled a formal press conference scheduled today to discuss her divorce action against Joe DiMaggio, and announced she felt well enough to return to work. The star originally had scheduled a conference at noon today. But 20th Century-Fox reported she called off the meeting because she planned to report to work on ."The Seven Year Itch." Reporters were hopeful they could slip in a few questions as she left for the studio, since Marilyn has always been a willing talker for the press. Cancellation of. the formal press Warring Barbers Urge City To Curb Display Of Prices The price war between Miami's barbers who have long been unable to agree on whether a haircut should cost $1 or $1.25 broke out before a surprised City Commission today. A delegation claiming to represent 90 per cent of the union and non-union barbers in Miami asked for the immediate passage of an ordinance making it illegal to display prices in any position where they might be visible from the street. MidmgM Browned Will Push FHA Prosecutions Aneoelatei Press Washington, Oct. 6 Atty. Gen. Brownell today created a new unit in the Justice Department's criminal division to handle a mounting number of cases arising from scandals in the Federal At the same time, the attorney general said he is assigning Max H. Goldschein, a top criminal prosecutor in the department, to assist U.S. Atty. Leo A. Rover in presenting housing matters before a special, grand jury opening here today. The department said the special grand jury will "inquire into bribery and other criminal conduct in the federal housing program, and specifically into the conduct of Clyde L. Powell, ousted assistant FHA commissioner. Meanwhile, Powell sought a court order to block the grand jury investigation. Jury Challenged Through his attorney, Daniel B. Maher, Powell filed papers challenging the validity of the grand iurv. He had been scheduled to appear before it this morning. Maher's petition asked the U.S District Court to "take judicial no tice of countless predictions m newspapers and political forecast ers that there would be political indictments returned against members of the former administration prior to the November election." Todav's developments came in the wake of testimony before the Senate Banking Committee yester- Continuod en Page 14-A, Col. 1 conference came as Hollywood tried to figure out the "inside story why the world s No. 1 pinup girl . filed for divorce yesterday from DiMaggio, former New York Yankee baseball great. The actress charged mental cruelty in the suit filed yesterday by attorney Jerry Giesler. Earlier she had blamed different career interests for breaking up the marriage after only eight months and 13 days. DiMaggio refuses to comment on the marriage smashup. He still is living in the couple's Beverly Hills home. Miss Monroe reportedly has secluded herself for the most part in her upstairs bedroom. DiMaggio has stayed downstairs. - City Attorney John W. Watson Jr. offered the opinion that such an ordinance might be an inva sion of constitutional rights, and also could bar department stores from displaying the prices of their goods. The delegation was instructed to confer with Watson to see if something "legal" could be worked out, and to appear before the commission again at a later date. Tonight Housing Administration. WHY DRINKERS FELT SO GOOD? Newark, N. J., Oct. 6 Ufr The State Alcoholic Beverage Control Division today . announced report of seizure of a still and . moonshine making equipment in Raritan Township, Middlesex County. Among the materials seized, the investigators reported, was "one felt hat used as a strainer." Reds Free Florida Gl Held Captive Since May Associated Press Panraunjom, Oct. 6 ' Two Americans, a Marine flier and an Army private from Florida, were freed today after months as prisoners of the Communists. The 8th Army identified the two as Marine Lt. Col. Herbert A. Peters of Seattle and Army Pfc. Charles Julius of Orlando, Fla. The Communists said Peters had been held since Feb. 5 when his L-19 liaison plane made a forced landing near Kaesong. a Red base. The Army private was picked up last May after he stepped on a land mine a quarter mile north of the demarcation line, the Communists said. Appear Well Treated Rear Adm. Thomas Brittain. senior U.N. member of the Military Armistice Commission,' said both men appeared in good health and said they were well treated by the Communists. He quoted the Marine officer as HAPPY MOTHER Good News Is Greeted With Tears Associated Press Orlando, Oct. 6 A distraught Orlando mother burst into tears of thanksgiving here today when informed by an Orlando Star reporter that her soldier son, Pfc. Charles W. Julius, was released today by the North Korean Communists. "We had no word from Chuck since May 8," Mrs. Wilbur Julius said. "We didn't know what could have happened to him since his commanding officer wrote us that he was missing from his unit" Julius' parents had not seen their 20-year-old son since" he spent Christmas, 1953, with them. Is The Headline For Solutions Miami Airman, Fiancee Victims By JACK W. ROBERTS Miami Daily Mews Staff Writer Three persons . a young Miami couple engaged to be married and a 56-year-old father of six children died today in area traffic accidents. Victims were : Fred Ernest Martin, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Painter, of 10380 Ludlum Road, South Miami. Raphael Mary DiPiazza, 21, Martin's fiancee, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio DiPiazza, of 1135 NW 45th St. James Harkins, 56, a carpenter and father of six children who lived at 3147 NW 33rd St The young couple was killed instantly around midnight when their car rammed into a disabled semi-trailer truck on Highway 27 a few miles north of the Dade - Broward line. Harkins died at 7 a.m. from injuries suuerea at 3:io a.m. when he was struck by a car while walking across NW 27th Avenue in the 3400 block near the Knights of Columbus Hall, where he had been playing cards. Young Martin, an airman stationed at Montgomery, Ala., and home on a 10-day leave, had taken Miss DiPiazza to Fort Lau derdale last night to visit her uncle, his mother said. Chose Wedding Date The couple was returning to Miami when the accident occurred. Miss DiPiazza, a graduate of Gesu School here and a Florida Power and Light Co. employe, had planned to marry the young airman Dec. 18. - State Trooper M. J. Spooner said Martin apparently failed to see a disabled semi-trailer truck which was parked on the highway about a mile south of Andy-town. Spooner said the driver of the Continued on Page 14-A, Col. 3 saying he became lost and when his plane ran out of gas he land ed on the only airstrip in sight it happened to be at Tosong, near the former Korean conference site at Kaesong. Both men wore blue civilian suits and looked happy to be free, the admiral said. There was no explanation for the unusual procedure of barring newsmen and photographers from the area when the two men were freed. Newsmen said it appeared pos sible the U.N.' command suspected some Communist trickery. In addition to the two men, the Reds returned the little plane. The fuselage was delivered on one truck, the. wings on another. The men arrived in, Russian jeeps. The Army private had scars on his back and leg. U. S. officers said, "but they seem to be all right now." 3 Red Spies Executed Athens, Greece. Oct. & W) Three Communist spies were executed in Salonika today. News reports said they had been con victed by a military court of illegally using a radio transmit ter to pass information to Iron Curtain countries. LATE BULLETINS Israel Offers Pacts To Arab States United Nations, N. Y., Oct. Israel offered today to enter into a series of nonaggression pacts with her Arab neighbors as the first step toward ending the mounting tension in the Middle East. The offer came from Israeli Ambassador Abba Eban who told the U.N. General Assembly the present trend of Arab policy appeared to be directed toward resumption of the war with Israel. Molotoy, East Germans Confer Berlin, Oct 6-tfV-Russia's V. M. Molotov plunged today into secret talks with political bosses of East Germany. There was speculation among some Western officials that this could be the prelude to new Soviet moves on Germany. RAPHAEL MARY DiPIAZZA SHEINER GONE TO NEW YORK; RED SHAKEUP? By DAMON RUNYON JR. Miami Dally News Staff Writer Leo Sheiner. first attorney to be disbarred by a state for re fusing to answer questions about his loyalty, today was reported to have moved from Miami to New York City. - : Since Sheiner had been reputed czar of au me communists in Dade county, his move would mean that a new secret leader has taken over direction of the Communist party here. It also would indicate that Sheiner did not intend to appeal Circuit Judge Vincent C. Gib- lin's decision which disbarred the Brooklyn-born lawyer from Flo rida courts. Daughter Leaves School Evidence that Sheiner's move was permanent was seen in the fact that his daughter has been removed from Shenandoah Junior High School. It was learned that she was transferred to a public school in a Long Island suburb of New York City. The location of her new school is being withheld to protect the child from harassment. Phone calls to the Sheiner home, listed in the telephone directory as 1864 SW 16th St., produced a special operator who referred the caller to his law office. At his listed office in the Roper Building the caller was informed that Sheiner had gone to New Continued on, Page 14-A, Col. 3 LEO SHEINER STOOL PIGEONS POSE PROBLEM, BUT WHISKY WON'T LIKKER Associated Prssa Rutherford, N. J., Oct. 6 Here's what they're telling at the Hasselhuhn Williams Co. today: Seems the company was bothered by about 100 pigeons fluttering around a coal pocket. How to get rid of them was the question. Up popped Steve Podlowski, Hurricane Hazel Gaining Force In Caribbean By MILT SOSIN Miami Dally News Staff Writer Gaining in size and intensity, Hurricane Hazel moved west-northwestward in the Caribbean today packing winds of 105 miles an hour. The hurricane was still comparatively small, but the San Juan Weather Bureau warned that it was growing larger and that an increase in wind velocity is expected for the next 12 hours. At 11 a.m. the hurricane eighth tropical storm of the season was a little more than 1,400 miles southeast of Miami and moving on its west-northwestward course at about 15 miles an hour. Pardue Quoted Leonard G. Pardue, public service meterologist at the Miami Weather Bureau, said: "It is far too early to deter mine whether this storm is a threat to any land areas." If the storm should shift to a northwesterly course it would threaten Ciudad Truiillo. caDital of the Dominican Remiblic. which was about 500 miles from the storm's center at 11 a.m. If it continued on its Dresent west-northwesterly course, it would be aimed at Jamaica. some 900 miles away. Small craft warnings were Continued on Page 14-A, Col. 3 Indian River Sheriff Killed Associated Press Sebastian, Fla., Oct. 6 L. B. O'Steen, 64-year-old sheriff of Indian River County, was killed today in an automobile collision north of here. Highway patrolman Jim Chan-dey said O'Steen made a left turn in front of an oncoming car driven by Sgt. Frank Hondors of the Patrick Air Force Base at Cocoa. Hondors' car plowed into O'Steen's. O'Steen died about two hours after the accident at Indian River Memorial Hospital. Hondors escaped unhurt. A companion, Sally Dale Wimbrow of Sebastian, suffered minor in juries. Girl In Coma After Falling Out Of Auto A 3-year-old girl was unconscious and in serious condition in North Shore Hospital today after she fell out of the back seat of the family car in which she was riding. Mrs. Geneva Stone, of 1931 NW 94th St., was driving north on 22nd Avenue between NW 87th and 88th Streets when she glanced around and noticed that her daughter, Darlene, was missing and the right rear door open. She stopped immediately and saw the child lying next to the wheel of a parked truck. Sheriffs Road Patrolmen P. L. Brannon and E. K. Watson said the child apparently leaned against the door latch, causing it to open and fell out, rolling against the truck wheel where she struck her head. To EmssimS Peszzle No. 18 an employe, Today about iL?RIPA2 "1 n 'o "-doo I STATUTE Mlli .p-" VTI(B(ia Atlantic -Havana CUBA "? y Sfiasttj : ' TT "W- HURRICANE I Caribbt mrSea . HAZEL 7"ig .trTSc' .ryCmt .focTX PATH OF HURRICANE HAZEL Map by Staff Artist O. F. Mclntyre Guard Strikers Bar Supplies To Prison Associated Press Michigan City, Ind., Oct. 6 A picket line of 20 striking guards, seeking state recognition of their union, blocked delivery trucks at the gates of the Indiana State Prison today. The day shift of guards failed to report at 8 a.m., but a union spokesman said the midnight-to-8 shift would stay on duty. "They'll stay until they get tired," said Roger Bates, a guard identifying himself as "a union official." He wouldn't say what would happen then. He did say no more guards would go in, though all strikers have been threatened with immediate dis missal. Warden J. Ellis Overlade re fused to issue any statement but called a news conference. 15 At Main Gate Fifteen of the pickets were con centrated at the main gate, shivering in chilly, gray autumn wea ther. There was no immediate order to alerted National Guard troops to go to the prison as added se curity. One state police car with two troopers was at the prison, and four more were stationed in downtown Michigan City at police headquarters. More state troopers were on INSIDE THE NEWS SHOCKING MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE Joseph and Stewart Alsop accuse the Atomic Energy Commission and explain their reasoning in their column on the Oppenheimer case , Page 16-A TRIESTE ONE DREADFUL Night McGill Page 16-A LET US Bury Another Rumor, TRAVELING EDITORS Report on Food And Clubs Page 2 B SMOOTH SKIN Essential For The Satin Season Page 3 B HOW MIAMI LIVES: Trailer Park Story Told Page 5-B Alvarez Amuse. Baggs 16B 6-7 B 17A . 14B 6B Editorials 16A Fashions 3B Film Clock 6B Food 2B Forbes SB Hopper 7B Horoscope 15 B In Florida 10 B Locke 16A Bridge Cantor Classif'd 10-13B Comics 14-15 B Crossword 15 B Deaths 10B For Prompt Resnlt-Prodncing Classified Ad Service Dial 82-3535 who suggested what he called an "old family remedy." This was to mix a batch of cracked corn with some hard liquor. Object? To get the birds drunk and keep them away from the coal pocket. The mixture was mixed. It was spread around the coal yard.' 300 pigeons showed up. call at the nearby Dunes Park post. The midnight shift of guards went to work in normal strength. Continued on Page 14-A, Col. 2 Docks Walkout Is Declared Off Associated Tress New York, Oct. 6 A day-old strike of 25,000 longshoremen will end tomorrow at 8 a.m., an Inter national Longshoremen's Association official announced today. Patrick J. Connolly, executive vice-president of the independent union, made the announcement after a meeting of the union wage scale committee. Along the paralyzed waterfront it had been believed the men would return immediately following the meeting of the committee called to ratify a peace formula reached last night by union and shipping representatives with the help of federal mediators. Bill Baggs Page 17-A Markets 9B Sports 11-13A McGill 16A The Law 7B McLemore 11A Uncle Ray 15B Mergen 16A Weather 11 B Radio, TV 10A Whirligig 17A Rau B Wilson 17A Salty 13A Wsh'g We'll 15B Smith .12 A W'rd Game 14B Society 1-5B Your Mind 15B Quotes That live All modern men are descended from wormlike creatures, but it shows more on some people. WILL CUPPT, bora 1884, Americas humorous writer. 1

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