The Miami News from Miami, Florida on October 7, 1954 · 1
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THE WEATHER Partly cloudy with scattered showers, mostly in early morning, through tomorrow. Light to. moderate east to southeast winds. Extremes Past 24 Hours: 76-88 Weather Report and Map en 18-8 in HOME EDITION 59TH YEAR, NO. 146 PHONE 2-6211 MIAMI. 30, FLORIDA, THURSDAY EVENING, OCT. 7, . 1954 Enttred At 8cond Class Hatttr nrtrvi nPMWO At Th PoitMfic. Miami Florid I X V a VOillU r M Djoly WA BLONDE BOMBSHELL ALL mm Mii.Wf.r''''-"' aHttumwii ' " '' ' ' : t -I ;,f : J iff i . - X- I !?i ' ' ' ' fXil I ' ' H i ' ft 1,1 ' ' ' ' ll'B ' DiMAGGIO LEAVES Last Sad Look At Beverly Hills Home -S:.s MAKILYN WEEPS Leaves Home For Trip To Lawyer's Office JP Wirephotos U. S. Soldiers Begin Moving Out Of Trieste International ws Service Trieste. Oct. 7 The end to more than nine years of occupation duty by U.S. troops in Trieste began today with the evacuation of the first small units of a highway assistance group. The first large contingent of GIs will move out of the area tomorrow. The evacuation of the U. S. forces and the British, who have been in Zone A of the free territory since 1945, is expected to be completed within two weeks. British Gen. Sir John Winter-ton, the allied commander-in-chief, conferred with Italian Gen. Edmondo De Renzi yesterday on the plans for turning administration of the zone over to Italian control. Italy was given Zone A under the terms of a compromise agreement with Yugoslavia signed in London on Tuesday. Yugoslavia retains Zone B which it has governed under the Italian peace treaty of 1947. The details of the Allied evacuation and Italian takeover will be worked out today at a meeting of cheifs of staffs in Undine, Itafy. DeRenzi and his party were cheered enthusiastically by the Italian population of the city. He was the first Italian general to set foot in the disputed territory nee 1943. 8 By JAMES BACON AiMctoM PrM Slaff Writer Hollywood, Calif., Oct. 7 It's back to the "Seven Year Itch" today for Marilyn Monroe with no Joe DiMaggio to scratch her back. . And there is no joy in Fisherman's "Wharf today even though the mighty DiMaggio has struck out for there. Lonely Marilyn slept last night in the $l,000-a-month Beverly Hills home that she and Joe rented. She planned to report for work on her picture at 9 a.m. DiMaggio left her yesterday in about as final a departure as Hollywood ever has seen. He came out. of the house -with his - bags packed and a grim smile on his face. Marilyn, for the first time, lost her composure before the press yesterday and had nothing to say. She sobbed almost to the point of collapse. Some cynics called them phony tears but Marilyn would be the first to admit that she isn't a good enough actress to play the scene the way it was played. Her departure from the house was billed as a return to work but actually it never was intended to be. She wasn't in the mood to play comedy and after a five-minute drive to lawyer Jerry Giesler's office, she returned home. Joe said as he drove off for San Francisco in his Cadillac: "San home." MOVIES' ANNE 'SAVED' AGAIN " : - 1 v i LATE BULLETINS Turkey Sentences 737 Communists Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 7 1ST A Turkish military court sentenced 131 Communists today to prison sentences ranging from 5 months to 10 years in the biggest mass Red trial in Turkish history. All were charged with attempting to organize an underground Communist Party for the purpose of overthrowing the present government. GIs To Leave If Pact Fails, Eden Says Blackpool, England, Oct. 7 (UP) Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden warned Europe today that it must carry out the nine-power agreement qn German rearmament or face American withdrawal "and who could blame them." Eden's talk was. made at a convention of the Conservative party. 'Sin City' Gaming Czar Is Given Life In Killing Asiiociate' Frm ' Phenix City, Ala., Oct. 7 A jury struck a blow at Phenix City's tottering empire of crime last night with a life sentence verdict against the first gambler brought to trial during the wholesale vice cleanup here. Night club owner E. L. Cook, who readily admitted killing one man and wounding two others in a wild outburst of gunplay at his honky tonk four years ago, was convicted of first-degree murder. Cook, denounced by state attorneys as a "czar of vice and crime," had gone unprosecuted until the crackdown on racketeering began IS weeks ago. Went Free A grand jury had refused to indict him shortly after the killing and he went free until the investigation was reopened by state authorities directing the current vice leanup. ALONE loflaUPDlRfDil Francisco always has been my Associate Fre Hollywood, Calif., Oct. 7 Actress Anne Sterling was taken to a hospital early today when police feared she had taken an overdose of sleeping pills. Detectives Robert Brown and Charles Hancock said they found the 32-year-old blonde unconscious in her apartment. They said they found four medicine bottles, all empty except one containing two sleeping pills, next to her bed along with a two-page note which began: "Dear mother, please don't grieve for me ..." The rest was illegible, the officers said. Doctors at Hollywood Receiving Hospital said after pumping Miss Sterling's stomach they found no signs of sleeping pills. One physician told reporters: "All we could find were some mushrooms she had eaten last night." The 40-year-old Cook, whose no torious 601 Club on Phenix City's once roaring Dillingham Street featured unrestrained gambling 24 hours a day seven days a week, look the verdict quietly but his attractive brunette wife screamed, "Oh no!" and sobbed hysterically that "God will punish them for this." . Claims Self Defense Roy Smith of Phenix City, one of the defendant's four attorneys, said he expected to file a motion for a new trial. Cook, testifying in his own behalf yesterday, talked freely about killing taxicab driver John Mancil and critically wounding his uncle, William Calvert Rogers, during an argument in the 601 Club Aug. 6, 1950. Cook claimed self-defense in the killing, insisting that Rogers drew a knife on him and that Mancil came at him with a .chair. JOHNS SEEKS U. S. AID IN POLIO CRISIS Acts In Emergency As 39 More Are Hit In Tallahassee Culted rrcss Tallahassee, Oct 7 Floridas governor sought emergency aid from the fed eral government today in battling a polio epidemic raging through the capital city that has stricken 227 known victims and possibly hundreds of others. Thirty-nine new cases of the crippling disease were reported within a 24-hour period yesterday, among them a general practitioner who was the fifth member of his family to be stricken. Dr. Bernard Rosenblum, who helped give gamma globulin shots to some 20,000 persons ear lier in the epidemic; was admitted to the poh ward of the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where his three children were being treated. Dr. Rosenblum's wife had the disease but returned home Sunday. Acting Gov. Charley E. Johns wired U.S. Surgeon Gen. Dr. Leonard Scheele that "new cases of polio are being reported daily at an alarming rate. Our resources are not adequate to cope with this t . .rapid and spreading epidemic." "We need immediate help," Johns said. Asks For Specialists The governor's telegram said: "On behalf of the welfare of the citizens of Florida I am appealing to you to send doctors and other specialists to Tallahassee to help us combat our critical polio epidemic. New eases of polio are being reported daily at an alarming rate and we need any and all help that you can give. "Florida health officials are doing all they can, but we have a shortage of doctors, technicians and specialists to cope with this critical situation. We need immediate help to stop this rapid and spreading epidemic. . .Florida Public Health Department and this office stand ready to offer any cooperation necessary toward getting the services of your doctors and technicians. Our re sources are not adequate to cope with this epidemic." Johns also promised the State Cabinet would provide any emer gency funds needed in the crisis Health officials said only ill cases were in the polio ward, lonrnued on Page 1ZA, Col. Z Lattimore Jury Reports Today Washington, Oct. 7 (INS) A report was expected today from the special federal grand jury considering a new perjury indictment against Far Eastern specialist Owen Lattimore. An informed source said the jury would announce whether oi not Lattimore should be re-indicted on charges that he falsely denied to the Senate investigators that he promoted Communism and Red interests. U. S. Attorney Leo A. Rover has been presenting witnesses and documents to the grand jury since mid-September, when the Justice Department decision was made for a new indictment. 1st Atom Sub Has Trouble In Plumbing Associated Trew Washington, Oct. 7 Seemingly simple little plumbing trouble the wrong kind of pipe probably will keep the atomic submarine Nautilus immobilized until early next year. The Navy said yesterday that somehow it is investigating to find w-ho was responsible sections of ordinary welded piping were installed in a steam line where specifications called for seamless steel tubing. Now workmen and inspectors are following laboriously along the hundreds of feet of lV4-inch steam line of the turbine system, cutting out samples and analyzing them to find which is the correct pipe and which the wrong kind. Associated Pma Willows, Calif., Oct. 7 An Air Force. B-50 weather reconnaissance plane crashed, exploded and burned near here last night, killing at least 11 of the 17 men aboard. Four enlisted men miraculously survived. Two crew members are missing and feared dead. Routine Mission The big plane, on a routine mission from its base at Biggs Air Force Base in EI Paso, Tex., dived out of murky skies and hit the earth with a shattering roar at 7:12 p.m. A huge ball of fire burst into the skies, visible for miles. Sgt. Frank Imely, S. Sgt. Joseph E. Wittene and Airman l.C. John B. Patton parachuted to safety at the last moment. T. Sgt. Natuidad Vasquez was thrown clear when the plane hit. Their homes were listed as Biggs AFB. The Air Force gave no hint as to the cause of the crash. ' 11 Bodies Recovered Six hours after the crash, Vas quez was still unconscious in the Jury Recesses Brougher Case After Deadlock By DON PETIT Miami Dolly Staff Writer A 12-man Circuit Court jury deliberated the guilt or innocence of Mrs. Ruth Ann Brougher, 40-year-old labor union secretary, until 4 a.m. today and then recessed until 2 p.m. without reaching a verdict. Mrs. Brougher took the stand in her own defense late yesterday and said the July 1 shooting of labor union hoodlum Murray Dubois, 44, at the Fun Fare Amusement Center on the 79th Street Causeway was an accident The jury started its deliberation at 11:28 p.m. Circuit Judge William Herin sent them to a hotel at 4 a.m. when they were still deadlocked. Started Arguing Mrs. Brougher said she and Dubois had been seated together in an automobile at the Fun Fair and had been "arguing and argu-J ing " for about 15 minutes. She had been trying to con vince Dubois that he should move out of her home in Miami Beach, she said. Prior to meeting Dubois at the Fun Fair, Mrs. Brougher said he called and asked her to ''bring along my gun because I'm Ieav- Under questioning by her attor-Continued on Page 12A, .Col. 5 Services Oust 74 As Security Risks Washington, Oct. 7 (UP) The armed forces have given other than honorable" discharg es to 74 servicemen this year on grounds they were security risks because of Communist associa tions, the Defense Department disclosed today. In addition, Defense Department officials said other military men may have been separated from the services for security reasons but with honorable discharges. CITY IS IMPERILED BY ROARING FLOOD Associated Press Roswell, N. M., Oct, 7 A 10-square mile reservoir and diverting channels failed to hold a raging flood crest early today and flood waters pouring around the gates of the reservoir raced toward Roswell. Mayor Bert Ballard ordered the ctiy's sirens blasted at 4 a.m. as a "precautionary measure" to alert the citizens of Roswell to the flood threat. Roswell is 200 miles southeast of Albuquerque. Several families in south Roswell were evacuated from their homes in the early hours of the morning and Ballard said: mm m Willows General Hospital. Wittene, Patton and Imely were also in the hospital, but appeared to be suffer ing nothing worse than shock. Air Force officials said 11 bodies had been recovered, some badly burned. y vffirPT' ! STATUTE MIUS X j) u""" "t"i0 Atlantic Oc iaiF Havama ' VP? . ' CUBrVS-aJ I JA AAICA "" HA.T. P f ElUt I hurricane' Caribbi anSeo UHAZEl I JT & PATH OF HURRICANE HAZEL Hurricane Hazel's Path Undetermined Hurricane Hazel will have to decide soon whether it wants to be a Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean storm. The storm was moving in a west-northwesterly direction at about 19 miles an hour at 6 a m. today, practi cally parallel with the Venezuelan coast It is about 1,200 -,rr 1.1 i. u: : A j-j i i 5 j miles souuieast ui Aiiauu, over a smau area in me cenxer. The storm has a choice of moving into the Gulf of Mexico on its present course or it can swing to the north and into the Atlantic Ocean, Miami forecasters explained today. At the present time the storm poses no threat to any land area. A Navy plane from San Juan was dispatched at daybreak to keep watch. The 6 a.m. advisory issued by San Juan said that Hurricane Hazel was centered near Latitude 13.9 north and Longitude 69.7 west, or about 140 miles north northwest of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. Highest winds are still estimated at 100 miles an hour. Gale winds extend outward 100 to 150 miles and east of center, 75 miles to the west and 50 miles to the southwest. The area of gale winds is expected to increase in size in the north and east quadrants during the next 12 hours, the advisory noted. All storm warnings have been lowered in the Netherlands West Indies and Venezuela. " Movement towards the west or west northwest is indicated during the next 12 hours. Striking Dockers Go Back To Jobs New York, Oct. 7 W Some 25,000 longshoremen resume work today on the New York- New Jersey waterfront following a two-day strike which paralyzed the world's largest port. . The International Longshore men's association (HA) won its demand for immediate wage ret roactivity but in turn agreed to a 45-day no-strike pledge pending contract negotiations with the employers, represented by one New York Shipping Association. "We feel there is definitely a flood threat right now. The Rio Hondo is coming up. It has gone out of banks on Virginia Street" The churning waters reached the reservoir at 1:30 a.m. More than 70 National Guardsmen and volunteers desperately sandbagged and reinforced the banks of the main diverting- channel leading to the reservoir. Ballard said the banks of the river outside Roswell had been reinforced by 2,500 sandbags during the. night under the direc- on of two engineers. , Patton said a fourth man who bailed out plummeted to death. His body was found near the wreckage. -V- ; Willows is at the head of Sacramento Valley in northern California. aucnucu uv uurxu:iue winu Quick Approval Of Pact Sought Associated I?rcss Paris, Oct. 7 Premier Pierre Mendes-France today carries his blitz campaign to win acceptance of German rearmament before the National Assembly, which killed the earlier European Defense Community (EDC). He indicated he would seek formal ratification of the new pact next month. The Assembly got its first crack at the London agreements hardly four days after the conference ended, but already some 65 questions have been filed by deputies well aware of how deep feeling on the German rearmament issue runs in France. The Premier appeared to have carried the first round of his fight yesterday in an active meeting of the Assembly Foreign Ar-fairs Committee. It did not vote approval or disapproval. But in a communique it praised the Premier's performance at London, where he won a British commitment to keep troops on the European continent and German agreement to West European control of her rearmament. . . The Premier also disclosed to the committee he would meet with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer on Oct. 20 to resume negotiations on the Saar question. INSIDE THE NEWS RACING NEWS 'AT-ONENESS' With God McGill Page 22-A WHAT! 'SHINE' Sold Here? Bill Baggs Page 23-A OUTDATED WIRING Serious Local Fire Hazard Page 3-B EASTER LILY GUIDE To Help FASHION-WISE Folks Learn The Amuse. Baggs Bridge Cantor C'ified Comics 19-20A 23A 138 19A 14-17 B 18-19B Dr. Jordan 21A Editorials 22A Emily Post 6B Fashions 12B Film Clock 20A Food . 1-12B Forbes 17A Hopper 19A Horoscope 19B. In Florida 18A Crossword Deaths Dine 19B 18A 20A Dorothy Dix 3B For Prompt Result-Prodncing Classified Ad Service Dial 82-3535 MolotoY Bid Hailed In Reich - AsMClMet' FfM BonrT, Germany, Oct. 7 Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov's bid for new four-power talks on German reunification gained quick support today in the West German Parliament. The powerful Socialist party- Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's chief opposition demanded some new active step by the West to meet with the Russians on the question of German unity. It also urged the formation of a European security pact within the framework of the United Nations. Western observers viewed Molotov's proposal as the opening blast in the Kremlin drive to torpedo West German ratification of the recent London rearmament agreement. The first West German reaction indicated the Soviet move may give the Chancellor trouble in his campaign to win approval at home for the London defense alliance with the West. j Useless Approach The Socialist position was outlined to Parliament by. Party Chairman Erich Ollenhauer. He told the West German lawmakers that without a new effort to reach agreement with the Soviets on German unity, the London Agreement is a "useless" approach to a solution of Europe's problems. . Ollenhauer assailed Adenauer's policy of stiong ties with the West. He declared the rearmament of West Germany ' would be expensive, "dangerous" and, in the long run, no contribution to the world's security.- Ollenhauer's demands differed little from Molotov's proposal. "? " 'made at an East Berlin rally .jasj. night on the eve of the fifth birthday anniversary of the Communist-ruled East German Re public. Calling for immediate withdrawal of occupation troops from Germany and new talks on German reunification, the Soviet foreign minister said; - - "The Soviet government express their readiness to discuss- proposals made by the participants in the Berlin conference as well as any new proposals on free German elections." Offers Hope of Unity Though Molotov did not specifically commit his government to free all-German elections, in effect he offered the Germans the hope they could reunify their country on that basis if they give up rearming and alliance with the West. In contrast to that, Molotov repeatedly warned the West Germans that acceptance of the London agreement to give them sovereignty and arms within the NATO alliance would end all possibility of reuniting their divided country. At the Berlin conference early Continued on Page 12A, Col. 1 M. MOLOTOV Page 14-B Handicapped Tots Page 6-B Ropes Page 12-B Kain Locke Markets McGill McLemore Mergen Mullin Portraits Radio, TV Rail Salty . 2B 22A 17A 22A 13A 22A 13A 18B 13B 20A 16A Smith 14A Society 2-12 B Sports 13-16A The Law Uncle Ray Weather Whirligig Wilson Wish. Well W'd Game Your Mind 21A 19B 18A 23A 23A 21A 18B 19B - f .Ha- I V. Quotes That Live Gossip is what no one claims to like-but everybody enjoys. ' JOSEPH CONRAD. 18S7-1924, Entlish novtUsi. 3 I

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