Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 13, 1955 · Page 1
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CooUr, low ,91-45. Fair, wot High, 19; low, 45; noon, 87. • film— 2.81 /««f. fefativ* humidity— J5 per cent. FINAL VOL. LXXXVI.— HO. 282 CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1955 6 CENTS' U C 1 \JTT "m 1 HI"* 1 11 '17 j. *O • • . S. Watches Middle Last Crisis Air Warning Plan Studied For Europe Wilson Returns From NATO Minister Meet; Reports Not Alarming WASHINGTON (INS) —Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson sau today he believes a unified air warning command will be worket out to improve Europe's defenses against bombing attack Wilson, returning from the North Atlantic Treaty defense ministers meeting in Paris, said the new setup probably will not be a com bat command but that it will a least integrate radar and other warning systems; Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther.- su preme Allied' commander,-in Europe, recently described lack o coordination in warning sj stems as "Europe's greatest single weak ness." Reports Not Alarming: Wilson said on his arrival al Washington - National 'Airport thai the defense ministers were not alarmed by any of the reports they received in Paris The defense secretary added ' 1 don't think Gruenther had in mine a new combat command bul rather a : unification -.of warning systems - such as . America and Canada already have achieved' "I think we will w^irk out some thing along that line, and believe it will be a good thing " Milt Strike BalaMe Commenting on Britain s decision to: reduce its armed forces by U arid one-half per cent over ths next three years, Wilson said e\ery nation faces the problem of striking a balance between num . bcrs . of ; .men.".and .radical new weapons which" would make fewer men more effective, Told that British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery had advocated unification-of air power; and eventually complete unification ol I all military services, Wilson said: * "1 think Montgomery is overstating the problem in order' to make progress In the right djrectiqn." Montgomery Bdckt- Merger Of Service* .-.'..WASHINGTON «V-British" Field Marshal Montgomery is heralding a return visit to the United States with a new commentary on Uie military future, directed this time at the need for eventual merger of army, navy and air forces into one service. • A year ago. the oulspokcn British commander shook the United States Navy with some pithy observations about aircraft carriers not fitting into war's-futurc. In a lecture yesterday before the Royal United Services Institution, a military club in England, Montgomery took note of his previous talk, saying it "created quite a stir in military circles'in this country,and even more so in.the Must Have Tanks In his. new lecture, delivered a few weeks before he is scheduled to arrive in the United States on a speaking tour, Britain's famous army leader also: I;! Directed some barbs at the present form of armies —."the day of the armored division and of the infantry division as we knew them in the late war is past.;..Tanks must be ah integral part of the division." . 2. Proposed that an American be given top command of global warfare because the United States (Continued-on Page 2, Col. 5) Lord. Beave'rbrook Didn't Like Going To School CHATHAM, N: S. ifi ^- One of New Brunswick's ".most famous products, British publisher Lord Beaverbrook,.wasn't a very eager beaver when it came to school. Vacationing at his boyhood home, he was presented with one of his old public school report cards: ' The card," he said ' showed that out of 100 school days that is to get 10 000 inductions m Nov year I had attended 1114 days " Ike Issues New Call For Predisarming Harry Still like* To Walk Former President Harry S Truman, above, takes his usual morning walk while a newsman scribbles and hurries to'keep up." The fella to the left and in back of Truman is rip reporter. 1 He's George Jessel, the entertainer who went along ; for the exercise. Truman said the American Legion has gone "haywire" in wanting the U S to quit UNESCO. Truman Raps Legion Stand On UNESCO Saj s Group 'Haywire' For Wanting U. S. To Get Out Of U. N. Unit NEW ..YORK' : Ift-Forrher "Presl dent Harry S. Truman, today; ac cuscd "the American Legion'• of oing "haywire".';in wanting the Jnited States to quit the Unitet N'ations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. .The legibni'-In a'risblution adopted, by an overwhelming voice ^vote itliisTHfami convention yesterday, irged Congress to abolish the U.S. Rational ComrnissiSS lor UffESCp. "The; Legion doesn't know what I is talking about," declared Tru- ian^ . ;•';. ; -.. '-. ,"•'• "They have gone haywire in th( ast three or four years. They'don't snow what' they are doing." Truman, a legionnaire himself, •oiced his feelings to reporters as ic look his usual early morning Iroll. ... Noting that the legion's resolu- ion came in the face of action by i six-man Legion" committee which ;ave UNESCO a clean bill of lealth, Truman asserted: "Their own committee said that houldn't be done." However; Truman 'went on to emper his.criticism, saying of the egion membership: " "They're a fine bunch of kids. They fought for the welfare ol heir country. .Most 'of them knew what they Were fighting for, but (AP. Photofax} FaimPrices CHICAGO. WH-Sen. Douglas (D- III) today proposed a many-sided program to boost lagging farm income. It included a production payments idea with the earmarks ol .he old Brannan plan.- Douglas' suggestions were made in a speech prepared :for delivery tonight to the National Editorial Assn. The text, was released for publication ahead of time due to a clerical error. The Illinois Democrat renewed his attack on Republican farm policies and his contention that the senhower said: GOP "broke" 1952 promises to the nation's farmers. Douglas cited figures which he said show, that average income hey seem to have forgotten about per farm.fell from ?2,605 to £.2,050 now. • -.. . . Under the legion constitution, he aid,'.the veterans organization hould remain out of politics. "There's a bunch-of new fellows i charge. They haven't; the legion) constitution. . But they're iice fellows, and they'll get over it he Navy. The entire draft will be ompleted in the first 10 days of us. ie months to leave the Christmas olidays free. The quota'is;2,000 less than the cheduled draft for November, due o a reduction from 10,009 to 8,000 men in the Army's requirement, The Navy, using the draft for the irst time since .World War II, also rhber. Gigantic 6 C' Spells Success Upper Atmosphere Test ALAMOGORDO, N.M; gigantic flame-colored 'C' in southwestern skies—a letter esti mated to be 30 miles long—has Lfi — A a special Aerobe> rocket from two spelled success to latest Air Force widely heralded test will not be probes crets. Scientists of upper atmosphere ft- known for "at least two weeks and at the tenth annual convention of perhaps longer" said John F describe las) night's Bedmger of the Air Force Cam test, a sodium emission project, • complete success scientifically." The spectactacular orange • red in the tut plume, shaped by winds from 40 to 70 miles above earth Into the al phabetkd symbol, was clearly the origin, density, tharacteriiWcs visible more than 300 miles away and altitudt of natural sodhmrin ihortly after Its firing at dusk. The vapor trail, loiminf out of that makes dawn and dusks. as "something never before seen—officials worked with Holloman probably be prime targets, we must Air Development Center personnel The Air Force, in the experiment,- was seeking to determine the atmosphere-part of the stuff Robber Victim Just Can't Win NEW YORK i-(INS)— Rich- 'ard Gaughan, 'interested'only in catching two thugs who robbed him of. his wristwatch and wallet, wound up in jail himself yesterday after the holdup men escaped. ..... ... :-.'"-' .' Realizing he was losing, ground in his pursuit, Gaughan • pulled what he thought was : a police box. The cops arrived, all right, but so did seven fire engines. Police put-.the pinch, on him. for turning in. a false alarm. . • •'.:,-.- . • -:... Will Accept Russian Plan Of Inspection Underscores Hopes For Blueprint Trades, Reciprocal Air Survey DENVER".!*)—President Eiseri hower, in a letter to Russia's Premier Bulganin, couples a for riial U.S. offer to accept a-Soviet military inspection plan with a new plug for the Eisenhower "predis armament" program; The convalescing President's brief note, made public by the Denver White House late yester day, underscored the administration's continuing hope the Soviet Union eventually will go along with tiis proposal that'the United States and Russia exchange military blueprints and agree-., oti' reciprocal aerial inspection. At the same time,- apparently ri a move to keep that hope alive. Eisenhower reiterated -that this country is willing to .combine his plan' and the Soviet program with i view toward disarmament in the ,ohg run.;. Foiud Fault With Plan In a Sept. 19 message to Eisen hower, five days before the Prest dent. was stricken with: a hearl attack, Bulganin found much faull with .the-Eisenhower .plan first sei 'orth at the Big Four .summit conference in Geneva last July. So much fault, in fact, that administration " officials -reportedly concluded at the time that ganin had chosen'either'to miss or ignore the essence of. the Eisen- ibwer plan—that it would be a step toward disarmament and not disarmament itself. But if the Kremlin leader did choose to' miss .or-'ignore thai jasic point; 1 Eisenhower - in his •eply quite pearly "chose to-over- oijfc the"-'faStjSprMurnaBfy in the hope the Soviet; Union eventual!) will come around .to .endorse his program.. i '. ..:,, V,v .;; . •"-..'.- Encouraged By Study . Making no mention of Bulganin'j ilunt criticism of his proposal, the President took note of the'Pre : mier's assertion that the"Eisen- lower plan was' getting careful itudy by the Soviet high command. ". .'•. I am encouraged," Eisen- lower wrote, '.that you are giving such full consideration to my Gen- e_ya proposal." " Then; in his concluding para graph, the President formally renewed a bid to Russia to allay 'fear and suspicion" by combining toth his own and the Soviet plan or mutually checking on. military retaliations and movements. Ei- >etween 1952 and the second quar- :er. of. this year. In addition to the production payments plan; which he termed a 'subsidy,' 1 Douglas proposed that ways be found to: 1. Build up consumption of food at .home .arid iabroad. • 2. Send additional quantities of wheat, -cotton, cheese and" powdered": milk' countries "where Here is starvation and semi-starvation, in exchange for additional quantities of tin, copper, manganese uranium, cobalt" and the" like. ' 3. : Expand farm exports by liberalizing foreign trade policy, per- Jeceniber Draft Set For 1^,000 WASHINGTON— (INS)—The' : De- ense Department 'today, issued a raft call.for '18,000 inductions in )ecember, including 10,000 men for milling "other nations to sell more of their manufactured products to Army Prepares, For Any Attack On Large Ports BOSTON (INS).-General Maxwell D. Taylor said today that the Army is preparing against the nssibility that large ports may le destroyed or may be unusable because of their vulnerability in an atomic war. ! ' He said "one obvious solution' s an aerial tramway, a larger version of the ski-tow to improve containers of metallic sodium, was on over-the-beach ship unloading, visible, according to the Air Force, for 57 minutes'. Complete .technical results of the and.that, several such tramways lave been built ested. and. are being The Army chief of itaff spoke he National Defense Transport* ion Association In his prepared cast | e bridge Research Center, whose remarks, he said ''since ports win develop alternative methods netting large tonnages'i combat forces." ** Taylor continued:."We may have to have mobile ports able to sub- tltute for conventional ports whose "I have, not forgotten your pro- x>sal having to do. with stationing nspection teams at key points in our countries, and if you feet this would help to ""create the "better pint I refer to, we could accept hat too." . •''• . Stock Market Records Gain NEW YORK Wl' — Aircrafts headed a rally in the stock market oday., '„ .. It. was the market's second traight advance in a recovery move from the bottom of the re- matters would come up. action that followed news of Presi- ent - Eisenhower's heart- attack nearly three weeks ago. Gains amounted to {1 to around $3 with the aircraft! well out in ront. Pan American -Airways, up 25 cents at S17.75,'announced-it had placed'orders for 45 jet transports Teen-Age Hikers Lost Overnight Seven Wilhamstown Mass, school girls who were-.lost overnight on Mount Greylock, were found safe and well early this morning. --The-group'is shown.above having hot coffee. Left to: right are Donna Poggi 14 Marjone Wall, 14; Pauline. Prindie, 15; Carol Galusha, 15; Joan Brignolo, 14; Phyllis Sweet, 15; and Gay'Gelheiser, 15.. (AP Photjfax) Eisenhower Slated To Air Budget Plans Treasury Secretary Humphrey To Visit; Ike Has Good Night DENVER Wl-President Eisen hower will confer Saturday with another Cabinet member — Secre- ary of the Treasury Humphrey Doctors have given their, approval The session ' presumably will :ouch on.fading chances of balan'c ing the .-budget. Administration officials have, reluctantly cdnclud ed the chances have, just, abqu evaporatecl-foc.jUiis •year..';. .^ It will bis Eisenhower's .second meeting with a Cabinet. office since his heart attack Sept. 24.. He conferred with Secretary of State Dulles Tuesday.- .. . Morale Booster James C. Hagerty,' White House >ress secretary, said physicians ound .the get-together with Dulles was a morale booster and had no harmful effects. And today's report from the Eisenhower doctors continued to reflect progress. The 7 a.m. MST bulletin said: "The President had an excellent night's sleep of almost nine hours le awoke refreshed and is in a lappy mood this morning. His condition continues to progress satis- actorily without complications." Ally. Gen. Browne!! and "quite few other people" probably will e arriving at Fitzsjmons Army Hospital in the next two or three weeks for conferences with the President, Hagerty said. ' Can Handle More Business Although the-doctors have de- Teed that Eisenhower. will have o remain, in the .hospital'-.until about Nov. 5 or' possibly Nov. 12, hey also have, agreed' landle more and more government iusiness. • . ... Hagerty said the meeting. with Humphrey will be a business and lot a social -conference. So ii eemed quite • likely that budget ke 'Heir Apparent' houlil Not Be Named TACOMA, Wash, tfl — Sen.Know- and. (R-Calif) .said last night thai o one 'man. should; be. designated s '. "aii - heir-apparent" if President rom. Boeing, and Douglas with Eisenhower docs not seek re-elec-roots" preferences for a.il956pres- engines to come from United. tion.iii 1956.. " . denUal .candidate. ;. _ Will Sfce Wed Princess Returns Home Amid Public Speculation LONDON—(DJS)—The Princess of the queen were in the city at ame back today to London and- ff^ 1 "* Um « the British public behews-to the commoner she loves and would ' t ( . With the principals in Britain e most tantalizing royal romance m It years both on hand, an an nouncement that will start them KtriJ* ' \ laVUIKCIUClIL MINI, ^TIU aVHl * »Hfciai VIIBBUB* •i*BKBV>iHf .» -. «.i A" radiant Margaret arrived on towards the altar or continue them Russia was slated to add henvoice he overnight tram from Scotland, where she spent the summer at shortly on separate paths was expected the .royal retreat in Balmoral Some 1! hours earlier, ten apartment for a few weeks va- ecu left her coach. of use of atomic weapons," x x z that be and the H-jrear-eid lister (•Continued on Pag* i, Cot. 4) say for certain which it would be RAF Margaret's train pulled into Eus Group Capt Peter Townsend, the ton Station at 7 It this morning ithods for divorced war hero whom the re- But it was not until after nine that N... T . n< la q>felv ashore tA putedly loves, returned to his Urn- the smiling, imartly dressed prin- ""I" „ V. ation. A crowd of several hundred- linei puma which developed hr U was the tint time sine* INS. including'some hundred reporters drauUc trouble,, on »a, Porttaad, when Townsend was "exiled',' to and photographers—were on • hand imnwvia n*u/,w n*, «n, U^MMI. Mvwwn^wM r w • v«M^mif wiM wvfv carried wf newsmen, , — r ~-r- „ , . r »--, — — Maine New York flight tooay land- customs official! aM passengers use may be denied by the threat the post of air attache in Brussels, to greet her from behind the backs ed safely at Logai 'IntenuUoaal Others toddled uncertainly, threat Hold On Cable Saves His Life NEW YORK — HI — Falling' into a seventh-floor elevator shaft, a 300-pound man grabbed, a cable and slid-70 feet to the basement of a midtown office building yesterday. •; Walter Moyer, 55, superintendent of the building, suffered severe friction-burns of the' hands, : . bruised heels ; and shock. Ills condition' was reported good at;. .:Moyer - said he lost his bal- *ance while preparing to move .a desk from one; another. Pontiff llrgef Peace Effort By Catholics CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy HV- Pope Pius XII today.declared tha 'Catholics from 'all nations and continents should unite in a com mon effort for peace." In an address to members o the Italian Center for Internationa Conciliation, the Pontiff outline! the Roman Catholic church's prih ciples for peace among nat'ohs "The Catholic church," he toll .he special audience of diplomats and scholars, "educates conscience :o regard as one's neighbor no only this or that individual, but an entire people, arid not only a people but the individuals of every nation as brothers and sisters. . .' He said the "power of love mus e put to work in time of peace o assure its solidity and extension it must today be alive and aler n every Catholic from his earliest youth . . . "Catholics from all nations am continents should unite in a common effort for peace, as they have done these past years with notable tarring complications — he can success. The church does not have leace simply in her hand, bul icing a mighty force she cannot and ihust not remain inactive.", California Demo Leaders Pushing Stevenson's.Bid SAN FRANCISCO BV-Carmine DeSap'ip, New York Tammany Hall chief, was scheduled today to meet vith top California Democratic eaders to learn Western "grass dential candidate. DcSapio, who arrived here lasl tight with, an -all but open avowal n favor of New York's Deino- :ratic G o v. Averell Harriman ound the local party leaders 'maneuvering : along Stevensoh-Kefauv- r lines of cleavage with the Stevnson backers taking the initiative Atty. Gen. Edmund (Pat) Brown, itular head of the party in Cali- ornia, last night scheduled a press onference .today, ''oh a "matter f importance in national politics.' Poland'* Bid UNITED NATIONS, NY. «! - oday to Communist warnings that et a seat on the UN. Security Jouncil. i BOSTON II) — A Northeast Ah> Airport Puerto Rican Fanatics Lose Court Appeal Four Shot Up U. S. '"•', House, Wounded 5 Lawmakers In 1954 WASHINGTON'-lfl —'The U. S Court of Appeals 1 today upheld the conviction . and---prison ' sentence's given four Puerto Rican fanatics for shooting up .the House of Rep resentalives March 1,'1954. Five lawmakers were wounded, but al recovered. court rejected all points : raised by "Their 'guilt L was clear arid their convictions must stand." --- .- UphoM District Jodie The court specifically upheld U.S District Judge Alexander Holtzoff's refusal to order » , psychiatric ex animation to determine the Puerto Ricans' mental competency to stand trial, and his refusal to sub mil to the jury the question whether the defendants were sane when they fired their pistols into the crowded House chamber. Three • Puerto .Rican men received prison sentences of 25 years and Lolita Lebron, who said she was their leader, received a sen- :ence of 16 years and 8 months :o 50 years. Difference Explained The difference in the sentences resulted: from the fact the trial hiry - convicted the men of five charges of assault with intent to kill and-five charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, but convicted the woman "only on the dead- y weapon charges. The men are Rafael Cancel Miranda, Andres -Figueroa Cordero and Irving Flores Rodriques. Ailing Adenauer Continues Gains Germany toT-Chancelloi Korirad Adenauer, ill. with' bronchial pneumonia;. is' continuing: to mprove, his doctors-announced today. ;. . .-"".' This is the seventh day of his illness. A cold he caught last Friday, developed .into feverish bronchitis .and later bronchial: pneumonia. -"• : '>. : -' " ;"•-'-• •'.'• Hanimerstein Dies ' Fla. - '±- : Arthur Hammerstein, -• member. of one if the- world's leading theatrical amities ntly of 82 died yesterday, appar a heart attack He was Soviet Arms Sales Offers Under Study Subjects Presumably Among Those Talked By Security Council WASHINGTON .- (INS) - The . National .Security Council met .at the White House today to discuss a wide range .of security matters, presumably: including-^the Middle East crisis. " .-vvv: The meeting was the third held by the GOP: policy advisory group since President Eisenhower was stricken',with a heart.attack.:Vice President Richard M. Nixon has presided at each session/. ;: ;•'-.;•• In': addition to Nixon,-those attending today's session included: Secretary of State John • Foster Dulles. 'Defense Secretary; Charles E. Wilson, Treasury Secretary George -M. Humphrey, 'Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr.;; be- fens t e Mobilizer Arthur S. Fiem- ming; Deputy Budget Director Pefcival F. Briindage.' '•-.''•'.'"•"•• Sfassen 'Attends • Disarmament'Adviser Harold E. Stassen, . Chairman Lewis • - Li Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commission, Director Theodore . C. 1 Streibert of the U, S, Information Agency, Treasury Under Secretary. . Chapman Rose. 1 -. •. .-'' 'Adrri. Arthur W. Radfo'rd, chair-' man-of the'joint chiefs'of staff; Director Allen W.. Dulles of- the Central Intelligence Agency; and Nelson Rockefeller, special presidential assistant :. on international affairs.;; ' : '. : ,-.'.;•-'\;.^--.- Russia's'proposals to sell arms' :o both Israel and Egypt, appeared certain to top the agenda, of the council meeting. .Dulles was expected to report-'fully on the Mid- jle East-situation and on other foreign policy matters he "discussed with- the 'President in Denver". : -'.-•.Big 4 Minister's To Ditcusi Matter WASHINGTON W)-The explosive In a unanimous 'decision, the problem'of Communist arms ship- merits to the .tense Middle East court-appoihtMMc8uns'd i vf(Jr-" : 'tte is. becoming an-.issue of growing PueriaifWCans'aJM : cbmrnehted: " urgency to the United States and its Western allies. The problem .will also.-be brought up at the Big Four* foreign" ministers meeting in Geneva starting Oct. 27. Diplomatic informants • reported the Western ministers would discuss it with Russia's V. M. Molo- [ov outside the conference room. It won't be on the formal agenda. When Western leaders asked Molotov about it in New York some :wo weeks ago, he said he knew nothing .about Czechoslovakia's reported plans, since partially confirmed, to ship tanks, artillery, jet ilanes and naval vessels to Egypt In return for Egyptian cotton. He promised to look into ths matter. At Geneva the wrtedly will try .to learn what' he wind out about Russia'! attitude and plans for the arms delivery.' Cost Of Food Continues Dip NEW YORK IB- Wholesale food irices as measured by the Dun. & Sradstreet index declined this. veek to the lowest point since Dec.. 16,'1952. ' . . The index stood at $6.11, a new ow- for the year, and exactly the same as on the 1952 date. A week ago,.the figure was $6.17 and a year'ago $6.64, which was 8 per :erit. higher than .the current fig-e'. The index represents the total cost at wholesale of one pound each of 31 foods in general use.- Lower this week'.were corn, ber: ies,.. butter, ' sugar, tea, eggs, teers, hogs .and lambs. Higher were wheat, rye, hams, lard, cof- ee and.cocoa.. . '' ' irains Slow -..'-.• CHICAGO m — Grains started ut with very small price changes n the Board of Trade today. Deal- ngs again were rather slow. Oregon Man Adopts Tamily' Of 8 Korean-American Tots TOKYO UK-Harry Holt,. 50, a rizzled pied piper from, Oregon, hepherded 12 Korean-American tables through crowded Tokyo In ternatranal airport today to a plane akmg them to i United States. homes in the to mop them fast enough. Holt has.five daughters and one mprovmg East-West relations will ed by Holt, a bushy • browed Of the 12, eight nave been adopt- son of his own, who will help hii No one, however, was willing to turn for the worse if Poland doesn't rancher and sawmill owner who newcomers on their 350 acre ranch tat bean in Korea sloci June com- etiBf every nlauUt* |*t kit Their faces' were streaked with tears and their, noses were running; defying the best efforts of Holt,'a nurse and cooperating passengers wife Bertha bring up; the eight outside of Creswell, Ore. Holt continued: "My daughters can't wait pfetuic arranfemetts. Four of the children will be , "iny oaugnien cam wwi iwu adopted by three other American this kids get there. As (any at —a._ v < _.„ p,,,, btascd wit* f "—* The chihtre* range la age from room and such a good place to Betty to Jo*, M. play and our own kids are gNwa up, I said to my wife recently, 'let's'raise another family.' "She said, 'Okay, we bar* n«m ;

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