The Miami News from Miami, Florida on September 18, 1953 · 1
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Friday, September 18, 1953
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THE WEATHER MORE SHOWERS MODERATE WINDS Extremes Past 24 Hours: 83-73 Weather Report and Map en 7-A M ri n rn ry Z41 IL E-JJ L-3 CITY EDITION 58TH YEAR, NO. 127 PHONE 2-6211 MIAMI 30, FLORIDA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 18, 1953 nurd As Second Clau Matter At Tb PotlaiiiCM. Miami. Fiarid FIVE CENTS o) n n i' v HEDWIG SCHUMACHER IS CITIZEN NOW Washington, Sept. 18 Hedwig Schumacker, 79, right, and her daughter, Maria de la Hull, of the Columbia Opera Company, really are singing as they pose for this picture, because the song title now fits both of them. On Citizenship Day, Mrs. Schumacher, formerly of Germany, took the oath of allegiance to the United States with 47 others in a special ceremony that included a solo by her daughter. "The one thing I wanted she had said, "was to become an American citizen before I died." JP Wirephoto. Reds In New Move ' For A-Weapon Ban Associated Press Moscow, Sept. 18 The Soviet government today claimed successful tests of recent weeks but said it still on mass destruction weapons. Adlai Accused Of 'Eggheaded' Russian Policy International News Service Chicago, Sept. 18 Sen. Homer Ferguson (R-Mich) today accused Democratic party leader Adlai Stevenson of advocating an "egghead" policy of appeasement toward Soviet Russia. Senate Pnliev Committee led theiic, blast. Observers m Washington GOP counter attack at their Chicago meeting on the Democratic rally that was held earlier this week. Ferguson charged Stevenson called for a "soft" policy toward Russia when he recommended that the U. S. seek to reopen negotiations with the Kremlin! leaders for world disarmamentithe U. N. Assembly, which has! and control of the hydrogen and atom bombs. "Drill Champion". Ferguson said: "As long as the radical 'eggheads control the Democratic party as they do now, this country cannot survive another Democrat administration. He described Stevenson , as "that droll : champion of 'eggheads." , Ferguson asserted that Steven-simply means "appeasement of communism." He.said: "The plain truth is the only time for us to sit down at the conference table is on our own terms not theirs." Ferguson, filling in for GOF National Chairman Leonard W. Hall, who is ill, said Stevenson advocated "softness" in a speech See GOP: Page 7A, Col. S Jury Selected To Try 'Limpy The state, after three days of preliminary work, was ready today to get down to the question of who killed Road Patrolman Edward Fritz. A trial jury of 12 White men was selected yesterday to try George (Limpy) Anderson and two other Negro bandits for the Feb. 3 murder. An alternate juror to serve in case one of the others should be incapacitated was being selected this morning. When that is done.j Assistant .state Attorney Joe Eaton will go ahead with the presentation of his case. Anderson is accused of murder, along with Percy (Wassie Blue) Ambrister and Richard (Fat Back) Floyd. The state contends that thev killed Fritz in their flight from'a holdup at the Ben-' ner Box Co. plant, ZD30 w 39th Ave. Eat and Be Merry HEALTHY AND WISE Weigh less and enjoy the process by following the new Tillie Lewis 21-day diet. It's sensible and satisfying, no drugs or freak combinations. Have a good time following this new plan that begins Monday in THE MIAMI DAILY NEWS. 1 x r- v. f . 4 f u? '-r Hi . new type atomic bombs in wants an international ban The announcement by the Soviet news agency Tass said the blasts occurred "in the last few weeks" but gave no details of the "new type" weapons tested. Washington Reaction (In Washington, a spokesman for the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission said the Russian announce ment "merely confirms the AECs statement Aug. 31 that a fissions-atomic explosion of about the same power as recent U. S. tests in Nevada had taken place Aug. 23 in Russia. The previous statement added the explosion "would appear to be part of a series." (The American spokesman emphasized again that the Aug. 23 ! explosion was a "fission, or atom- concluded from this that the Soviet explosion apparently did not involve the ttiermonuclear reac tion of a hydrogen bomb. (Moscow's announcement stirred speculation at United Nations headquarters in New York that it was 'timed to pave the way for new Soviet disarmament proposals to just opened its eighth annual ses sion in New York. These were not expected to differ materially,: however, from previous Russian disarmament offers the United Nations has repeatedly rejected.) Soviet Statement The Soviet statement said that although the Soviet Union "is able See ATOMIC: Page 7A, Col. 1 Hurricane Hits Bermuda, Roars Onto Ship Lanes Associated Press Hamilton, Bermuda, Sept 18 Hurricane Edna roared on into Atlantic shipping lanes 775 miles east of Cape Hatteras today after playing havoc with transportation and electric power on the vacation island of Bermuda. j The Miami Weather Bureau saidj indications were that the storm; would slowly decrease in ferocity, but the' area of gales would become larger as the storm center curved further from North America. No Major Damage Edna, fifth tropical storm of the season, did no apparent major damage to Bermuda although gusts up to 120 miles an hour whipped across the island. Downed trees and shrubs blocked most thorough fares. ElectrV: power and water service cut off at most points at 9:30 p. m. was not expected to resume until this afternoon. No casualties had been reported early today. The storm center reportedly passed some 50 miles off Bermuda about 8:30 last night. At 5 a.m. the hurricane was centered near latitude 35.5 de grees J, longitude 61.8 W, moving northeast at about 30 miles per hour. Strongest winds were put at .... v at - RUMOR QUEEN EXPECTING' IS DISCOUNTED London, Sept. 18 (INS) Court circles discounted rumors today that Queen Elizabeth is expecting a third child. Buckingham Palace officials refused to comment on the reports but court circles called attention to the Queen's planned tour of the Commonwealth from November through May. And it was remembered, that the Queen seemed slimmer than usual at the horse races last Saturday. 3 "Men Injured In Trail Crash Three men were injured, one' seriously, when the car in which they were riding went off the! rnaH anrl stnirk a treo rm Tami-l ami Trail about 20 miles west of Miami today. Most seriously injured was Benjamin Passoa, 30, the driver, who suffered serious head injuries. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital. Also admitted for treatment of less serious in juries were Norman A. Dolgin, 24, and his brother, Ira, 18. Passoa and Norman Dolgin are Air Force men stationed at Mac- Dill Field, Tampa. Ira Dolgin is a University of Miami student. He suffered cuts and bruises. The men were en route to Miami from Tampa when the driv er apparently fell asleep at the wheel, according to Julius Surg nier, of the Florida Highway Patrol. 90 to 95 m.p.h. in squalls near the center. . Mainland Showers The storm appeared to be having no major effect on the U. S. mainland, although scattered showers were reported all along the Atlanta coast. : t U. S. Navy and air bases' on Bermuda had battened down and sent all their planes to the mainland before the storm struck. 2-INCH FALL More Rain Due After Drenching After a night in which most of Greater Miami was drenched by heavy rainstorms, more rain was forecast for today, but the Miami Weather Bureau said today's showers are not likely to be so heavy. Almost two inches of rain fell in downtown Miami between 7:30 p.m. yesterday and 7:30 a'.m., today. In some areas of Greater Miami streets were flooded. The storms were accompanied by lightning displays. Numerous transformers went out of commission but most power failures were of brief 'duration. In some sections, hail fell. Three traffic lights were knocked out in Coral Gables and had to be replaced.- ' The Weather Bureau said most of today's showers would Be in the afternoon, with winds becoming fresh in thundershower areas. The high temperature today was expected to range between 85 and 90. i1 J3 S. I To Corea ismpv Truce United Press Panmunjom, Korea, Sept. 18 President Syngman Rhee's provost marshal threatened today to disrupt the Korean truce agreement by halting the delivery of anti-Communist prisoners to neutral Indian guards. U. S. Presses Reds To Agree On : Parley Site United Press United Nations, N. Y., Sept. 18 The United States has urged for the second time that the Communists agree on a date and site for the Korean peace conference. A message was sent by Secre tary of State John Foster Dulles Tani!aKhave.been assigned to protect countries that provided fighting forces for the Korean war. Charge Stall It was dispatched a few hours after Dulles accused North Korea and the Chinese Communists of stalling on the peace parley. "In a statement to the U,N. General Assembly, Dulles said that "We are forced to doubt that the Communist side really wants to comply with the armistice and face up to the problem of withdrawing their forces from Korea and creating a united and independent Korea." Soviet delegate Andrei Y. Vishin- sky indicated earlier to the assem bly that Russia's Far East allies won't agree to a time and place for the conference until agreement is reached on which nations will be represented. Demand Debate North Korea and Communist China have demanded debate on the matter be reopened in "the U.N. and proposed that all Korean belligerents attend, plus five "neu trals" Russia, India, Indonesia nesia' iment !mnt Pakistan and Burma. But following Dulles' statement on the conference Thursday Vishm sky reflected optimism that the conference would be held before the Oct. 28 deadline. He told newsmen there was still a chance the parley would begin before that date. Nazi War Criminal -Is Freed By British Bonn, Germany. Sept. 18 VPi The British today released another war criminal from their prison at Werl, reducing to 80 the num ber still held. Bruno Mueller, who was . sen tenced to 20 years imprisonment in 1947 on charges of killing Al lied nationals at a work camp. was freed as an act of clemency SARDAR NAMDHARI Giant Sikh Plays Cricket JOLLY WELL PLAYED -New Delhi, Sept. 18 In normal life this six-foot, six . inch Sikh is a member, oi India's Parliament. Sardar A t m a Singh Namdhari made his appearance in this garb during a charity cricket match to help a relief fund for India flood victims. Members of the upper and lower houses of India's Parliament played in the match. Namdhari found it difficult to get down to bat, but said be should be able to manage three wickets since he manages two wives. Ufi Wire-photo. ' ' " . , - ;; J ' ' - - r , J f 7 ' ' . -!!'' i h re ovens LL Gen. Won Yok Duk, who re leased 25,000 anti-Communist North Koreans last June on orders fromi Rhee that delayed the armistice,' accused the Reds of intimidating captives resisting repatriation. I Won said he would halt the turn- over of the 2,700 anti-Red prisoners still in Allied custody unless the Communists quit using pressure te.ctics." The provost marshal said the Communists had been trying to force the prisoners to go back to Red China and North Korea against their will by threatening reprisals against their f amilies. He objected also to the Communist practice of taking the names and addresses of prisoners as they! them. Under the armistice agreement,! both sides in the Korean war must! official stationed at Thule. B-36 hand over to the Indians all prison- bombers from bases in the ers who refuse to go home. They! United States already are try-will remain in Indian custody fori ing out Thule as a springboard three months, during which timet for strikes ' at Russia should "explainers" of both sides will at-i the Reds turn to war. If) Wire-tempt to convince them they! photo. , ; should be repatriated. I : : Those who refuse to go home, after hearing the "explanations") may reside in the country of their' choice. i Won's statement, issued at Seoul after he had witnessed the transfer of prisoners at Indian Village near here did not alarm Allied war prisoner officials. However, observers recalled that Rhee's, warning that he would turn loose anti - Communist prisoners! had not been taken too seriously. cv,-n,. f, . . . . . !ing todav whether to restore; Shortly after Won had made his;"s Ln. "ert!l ,es statpmpnt Mai Gfn William S lames ri. ioei xo nis oilice as LaS, In charge 7 the prinera niber of. the Dade Countyj delivery, said the remaining anU-sl Botard the light of No- Communist caDtives will be turned el s acquittal on a charge of mal- oveHJthe ffln?b?Sept 24 (Practice. over ui uie xnuidiis uy oepi. it. . .. . j:. r istice t eet them there bv the! ofVptLbeT" Of the 2 379 Chinese and North "Wo am rennirert hv tho arm.1 KnrUn; 55 'iZHTiXXlF ? deal Solving FHHav nniv vpn rpn,,pStAH imJi scno?i 50ard- ... uitruiciie return u wuiiniiuiiisin. i . ti,.V. mc..ofie !la.waitinS a complete report on remained watchful of every prison er move. GOES TO COURT Nora Seeks To Divorce Dick Today United Press Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 18 -Nora Eddington Flynn Haymes goes to court today for her Cali fornia divorce from Dick Haymes while the singer awaits his own Nevada decree next week in Las Vegas so he can marry actress Rita Hayworth. ..- Mrs. Haymes filed for divorce last Aug. 21, charging cruelty. Her attorney insisted she get her decree first to "protect her community property rights. Haymes' six-week Nevada resijkana family seeking farm work, dency will be up next week and he' were burned to death three miles and Miss Hayworth have announced, their tentative wedding date as Sept. 24, the day after the singer expects to divorce his present wife in Las Vegas. miss iiayworxn ana ner iwo.Dutane exploded on a trucK id daughters are in Las Vegas under; which the family was traveling. constant guard against threats of violence wh'.ch came in letters de-Uiartin, 35, and three sons and a1 mandmg the return of her daughter; daughter, Billy Roy, 11; Delores' Yasmin, to prince Aly Khan, the; janp. o- Dewrv Wavne. 7: and: actress' former husband. ' ! The singer and his prospective W i ,1 , .V.a. ...n. A Visinst.rmrwwt ' u"uc U,CJ lu w'w'isnn. W 1 am Fn?cno 13 suffprpd in Philadelphia where Haymes has a singing engagement siarung aepi. 28. Gallows Claim British Woman , '.j ' .v Assoeiatf Press : k Manchcsier,England. Sept 185 to Se galiows today for murdedng her 79-year-old employer with rat noisnn. Sh was the first woman hanged in Britain in four years. Mrs. Memfitld was carctatcer. nurse to Mrs. Sarah Ann Ricketts. j Allen ; an aged widow who died shortlyjAlvarez after naming Mrs. Merrifield a Baggs beneficiary in her will. Bridge Mrs. Merrifield's husband, Al-jChilds fred, 70, was accused with his wifeClassified but was released after a juryjcomics failed to agree on a verdict in his case. v .UIMJU -rrtfti it ..' v - MRS. JOHN CROWELL At Northernmost Air Base LONE WOMAN AT THULE Thule Air Base, Greenland, Sept 18 Mrs. John Crowell, only woman resident jof the" U. S. Air Force base here, stands in front of the office of the U. S. Weather Bureau. She is the wife of a Weather Bureau Dsn Studying Reinstatement Of Noel,. Freed Gov. Dan McCarty was decid - by Jude RaH- Parson in Court ended prose?utlon of Noel for aUesedly uiiciicti rciuiti ui iiui umy Gov. McCarty said he was The school board member was suspended by the governor Julv, . . , . . 29 following the filing of an tormation against him. . Judge Parson, in instructing the ..Jlifis-rae-out on top.- guiuy, saia county boucitor John aiarsh .had failed to prove his V .t., . J. Thomas Herndon, who ad - l mitted paying Noel $2,600 in real! estate commissions, upset the prosecution by denying that the fee was related to any school board transaction. Five In Family Killed In Blaze " Associated Prtss Plainview. Tex.. Sept. 18 A mother and .four of her young! cmidren, members of a Texar west of here early today. Investigators said the tragedy apparently occurred when the mother attempted to light a fire (and a tank of either gasoline or Tht victim wpr Mr n n Jackie Dale. 5. I Tu ,,t,, ,,cn onA I hlir j INSIDE THE NEWS REGISTRATION RULES' rroDOsed In Key West ' ' Page SCIENTISTS" PLAM Attack On Florida's Red Tide Pae 'OREGON STATE AT UCtA Tonight, In FirstJilajor Footbalt- GAVIL AN 3V L FAVORITE TO IDICU DCPllRl ir '''rS-miin'AtnnP NEWLYWEDS REMARRIED On Wedding - VIZCAYA What A Place For A rNEW COLORS Surprise Visitors - - 15A Dine 13A Editorials ISA Fashions 11 B Film Clock 15 A Food 6-9 B Forbes 12A 14A 2B 13A IB 5B 12A 11B IB 10-1 IB Hopper Crossword 11 B Horoscope (Deaths 53 Lummus General Reveals Yank Superiority By ED HYMOFF, International News Service Staff Writer Seoul, Sept. 18 LL Gen. S. E. Anderson, Allied air chief in Korea, declared today that skv battles of the Korean war frequently were fought between' Ameri can fliers and Kussian pilots trained in the Soviet Air Force. The Fifth Air Force command- er, in one of the first "now it can be told" accounts of the Korean fighting, asserted that "for all practical purposes" American Sa-brejet pilots engaged Russian Air Force MIG-15 fliers over North Korea and won. " The handsome, gray-haired pilot general said: "The MIGs were made in Russia, the pilots were trained in. i Russia and were Russians, and; they flew in all-Russian units." Anderson explained: "The Russians might call them day that "ten or more" Allied 'volunteers' like the Chinese call war prisoners have changed their armies in Korea 'Peoples their minds about staying in Volunteers. But for all practical North Korea and will return to purposes we fought and beat the the United Nations command to-Russian Air Force." morrow. Based In Manchuria ' Whether any Americans will ba Anderson said the Soviet fliers included was not known since the did not operate in Communist Rfs dld not specify nationalities Chinese or North Korean MIG ?enthey informed the Allies of squadrons, but in Russian squad- V"a "V1"" a.1 a jamms oi rons serviced by Soviet Air Force He oint Military Armistice Com-ground personnel. He added that m,"ion. all Soviet air units that took part ' SJUK" had fuseJ in combat over North Korea were .""je recent Opera-based in Manchuria. j P'g Swr ch but now have de- .The Fifth Air Force command-;hflS At e will er said the Communist Air Force'nadmda0tvepra ? ... . v - . ing team at Panmunjom tomor m this theater has not increased Th Reds id Jall t in size since the Korean armis- more are in "aood health" nn " ""IT"5 3Vn teSUmated " a! fhe "firStch'Sra.bout 2,300 jet and propeller-type com-on the part of Communist-held bat planes based in Manchuria POws who had allegedly said 7 , Anderson said the Communists have about 1,300 jet fighters pe majority are sweptwmg MIG-15 interceptors. The Red Air Force !1 100 new MLThe Communist, have listed "Nathina T w.rr. (,,' " ' Current estimates of . Comma-. nist pilot strengU, m the air force, units committed to the Korean war place the number of Russian :i inn . fuuia a i yu, wiui i.ouu WimmH- nist Chinese and 300 North Korean . ; ; Discussing the future, Anderson 'said the turnover in American ipUots will take ill men with com-' bat experience out of Korea u-ith- lucii niui (inn - . - . - - in a year or two. But he added: ludii ai Lue enu ni mp war. inprA'c nothing to worry about. t-ii JT- in-:trained, inexperienced combat ti-' ;i0ts aeainst anvthin? the wpmviw;.;,! had at tho nt ihr The small Rpnuhlic Knf Air Force, Anderson reported. was making progress - Dieased.. hiZ. v - which South Korean Admits Betraying Dean For $5 Associated Press. Seoul. Sept. 18 A slightly built, 40-year-old South Korean said today he accepted $5 from the North Korean Communists in August,! 1950, as payment for helping the Reds capture Mai. Gen.. William F. Dean. The Korean, Han Doo Kyoo. is one of two residents of Chinan, South of Taejon, held here on charges of betraying Dean. . Returned Money Han told The Associated Press in an interview he accepted 30,000 urnn tL from thp Rprfs for his ....... - pal ! ui. v. " - v. . . w . . - added that he "returned-' the $5 to a Communist organization. Dean, former commander of the U. S. 24th Division., was released two weeks ago at Panmunjom aft er more than three years as ai captive. He has been under treat- 2A 4A ! j 11 A 11-A 14-A IB : IB 2-B BEATesITIo - Tonight k FV;e " McGill vPage Mock TelevUion - Ball! . Page Page At National-Home Show Page Markets McGill Mergen Portraits Radio, TV Rau 4-5 B 14A 14A 10B 3B 13A 11A Sports 8-12A Uncle Ray 108 Weather "A Whirligig ISA Wilson 13A Wish'g Well 10B Woodward 10A Word Game 10B Your Mind 10 B Salty Shows 12-13A 1-2 B Society Turncoat PWs Change Minds, To Be Relumed International News Service j Panmunjom, Sept. 18 Th 'Communists announced late to- they did rot want to return homg. Some 20 Korth Koreans and one Chinese wno simuarly changed thelr minds have already beea Vivn hart tn iha PnHc auoui ow oouui .tvorean rum Ua 9r cshed be repatriated ia Blhfw5; rpmainPf, .ilmt fin . T"e Ke,d,s rermTaulSd eek s U.N. demand that thpv acrnimf fnr 3.404 Allivl PWs- eluding S44 Americans buTTt Ustedbye0 S Dul. not uslea Dy W -ommu. :; nJ!ll- . . I errf a I flhcflrvflc I Tni-iJpm ;rt is ' ,.?52m;J5Ru J?.7-T'V - - - - - - popup at sundown tnriav fnr th liV" of Atonement. Eight rabbis from the Yeshiva Theological School will lead the sen-ices in the synagogue oa 'Mount Zion. '. ment at Tokyo Army Hospital fof dysentery and is scheduled to depart for ' the United States Monday. - Han and Choe Chong Bong. 24. were arrested by South Korean national police two days after Dean was released. 1 I talked with them today outside the jail room of the Seoul central police station, where police) brought them to pose for pictures. Led Into Trap Choe would not answer questions. Police charge Han and Choe led Dean into a trap after promising to help him return to Allied lines. Asked if he was the first Ko rean Dean met in the Chinaa area. Han said. "Yes. "When was it?" I asked. Without hesitation Haa said "Auj 25, 1950." Asked what the general said at that time. Han said. "He did not say much. J ctrald not understand the few words he said.!-- ' ilan claimeO- had".intended Jo lead .Peat to -"a, hotel-"' But. he said, a group of Communist "home guards" caught the general on th way. . , 4.;. ' " Police : said Clioe -( also . recdviid,, a reward. fom C;e Jiedi-1, Ship'lAgrduhcf,; mm l 1 . o Missing Wick, Scotland, Sept. 15 .? . The trawler Ha ssett grounded on a reef in high seas today and 5 of the 20-man crew were believed drowned. Lifeboats could not approach the 349-ton trawler but coast-guardsmen managed to shoot a line across her and 15 men were saved by ,breeches buoy.

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