Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 26, 1955 · Page 1
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The Weather ••• Fair, cool tonight. Low 35-42, Fair and mild tomorrow. 1 High, 65; low, 30; noon, 65. River—2.91 feet. Relative humidity— 35 per cent. VOL. LXXXVI.—NO. 295 •AaoehM tnu Smkt-Af Winpkott CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26,1955 Mfcnwtiwraf Ntwi Stnric* 20 Paget 6 CENTS Ike Asks Soviet Prove Sincerity . . •* • ' • ' "'.'•••' . -...-,• •".'.' '••-.• . ^^ Urges West Provide Aid For Defense Foreign Ministers Hold Sessions On Middle East Issue PARIS Wl — Israel's Premier Moshe Sharett moved into the spotlight at the parley of Western foreign ministers today with the disturbing problem of Red arms shipments to the.Middle East. Sharett was to confer with. Secretary of State Dulles and British Foreign Secretary Harol MacMillan in separate meetings before their departure for Geneva and their conference with the Soviets. Hold Brief Conferences Dulles and MacMillan held a series of'brief conferences today the troubled M.iddle East. Dulles started - the day with a meeting with Henry Byroade, U. S. Am' bassador to Egypt, and .Edward Lawson. American envoy to Israel. He then went to the British Embassy to discuss the situation with the British foreign secretary. The Western foreign ministers gathered here Sunday preoccupied with strategy for the Geneva conference. Yesterday the plans ,ot the United States, Britain and France for the four-power meeting were approved by the foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. German reunification was set out ns the No. 1 objective for the Geneva talks, beginning tomorrow. Dulles announced that he will 'JH;o to Communist Yugoslavia Nov. 6 for a meeting with President Tito. The Soviet Union Has been openly wooing Tito, since'.Stalin's death. Dulles will be the highest ranking American ever to visit the Marshal. Demands Arms From West Sharett arrived here Sunday openly demanding arms from France, Britain and the United States to counterbalance the shipment of arms to Egypt by Czechoslovakia under Russian guidance. Sources close to Sharett also indicated clearly that he was prepared to press for treaties, espc cially which with the United States, would guarantee Israel against any Egyptian or general Arabic invasion. Egypt I'lircliascs Armt At 'Cut Rate' Prices WASHINGTON Ml — Communist nations reportedly are selling jet fighters, tanks, submarines and other heavy war equipment to • Egypt at bargain basement prices This information came yesterday from diplomatic sources who said the first shipment of arms already has reached Egypt from the Soviet port of Odessa. These informants said the Egyptian-Communist arms deal totals and an indignant McCiellan and about 80 million dollars and that the Reds are charging the Egyptians only about one tenth to one fifth of what Western nations would ask. Sample prices: Soviet-built submarine, 8 Ui million dollars apiece; -MIG fighters, $50,000 each. Diplomatic officials said they understood the Egyptians have contracted to buy about 200 jets, IOC Russian tanks, 6 submarines and considerable quantities of artillery. Egypt will pay for the arms mostly with cotton and rice and only a comparatively small amount \ s Ships Crash In Bay of cash. The prices Egypt is being askec to pay are said to be far below those Red China has been chargcc for similar Soviet equipment. . American officials were more concerned than even over a possible outbreak of war between Egypt and Israel, now that Communist Santore, operated by the Bethle- arms deliveries have started. Beats Surgery With Cough Mrs. Louise Froseth of Minneapolis shows son. Gregory, three, the two-inch rusty nail he coughed up just in time. He swallowed it in July and repeated coughing spells led to X-ray, which revealed nail. Yesterday, 20 minutes before surgery, lie coughed It up. . (AP Photofax) Limit On Plane Use- Top Brass WASHINGTON HV-Sen. Russell (D-Ga)-said today the Senate will )e askedHo consider limiting the use of military planes by Pentagon officials as an outgrowth of the furor over transporting three senators wme from Europe. Russell, who heads the Senate Armed Services Committee and is senior member of the Appropria- :ions Committee, criticized in an interview what he said "looks like a deliberate effort to shoot at the Senate." He said he found "no excuse" lor the Defense Department's original statement that it was sending two passenger planes to Europe, at an estimated $20,000 round-trip cost, to bring home Senators McClellan (D-Ark), Stennis (D-Miss) and Chavez (D-NM). The Defense' Department said last Thursday, in response to quos :ions, that it was specially dis patching the planes because it had no regularly scheduled flights which could fetch the senators on .he dates they wanted to return. It said the department must by aw provide transport in this case where the three Appropriations subcommittee members were traveling on committee business. AH three senators denied re; questing a special flight, however. \leany Orders Pilots' Union Head Quizzed NEW YORK Hi — Clarence N. Sayen,~ president of the AFL Air ,ine Pilots Assn., has been requested to appear today or tomorrow before top AFL officials o answer charges that his union s helping United Air Lines break strike. George Meany, president of the \FL, yesterday accused the pilots union of "collusion" with the air ine to end a strike called last Sunday by the AFL Flight Engineers International Assn. Sayen's union has not supported he strike and announced its in- Stennis returned Monday on a regular Military Air Transport Service -(MATS) flight Monday instead of the plane sent for them. Then the Pentagon issued a pub iic apology to McClellan and Sten nis, extended yesterday to Chavez. It said the senators neither knew about .nor asked for the special flight, and that its plans for the special trip, for Chavez had been canceled. strike began. Meany .said he had learned that pilots were .taking the place of striking engineers. He commented hat the pilots were acting "in clear violation of all trade union principles." Meany added he has requested Sayen to appear before the AFL ,»••-, Executive Council "to explain, if N; H: L'?^ s , n ,™ a ° fe " m park you can, your reasons for the ac- ions of your organization in .this particular instance." Three Crewnicn Injured BALTIMORE (INS) — Two merchant ships collided early today in the lower Chesapeake Bay anc three crewmen were injured. . The vessels were the Keytanker, owned by the Keystone Tank" Ship Corp. of Philadelphia anci the S.S. hem Steel Corp. of New York. ^Hollywood Film Stars Take Over Domain Of Lawmakers WASHINGTON iai— A Hollywood not-so-dumb blonde role, and Paul movie-making outfit took over the Douglas (not to be confused with House chamber yesterday, and the result was such happy confusion the'senator of the same name from Illinois) were the stars. They got that you'd have thought Congress a lot more attention from Capito was back In session.' Huge spotlights glared from the galleries. Hammers ham: mcred. Great rolls of paper''un- rolled on the floor. Worried-lcok- ing men scurried about with exposure meters employes and tourisls than House down members usually get. The. two stars seemed to do . . _ . nothing but.stand around until the those weird looking aircraft which but there will be nothing "supra- In .many, of the brown leather asked an actor playing the role o scats, looking as least as much a congressman. like congressmen as congressmen do, sat $19.43-a-day extras, mostly Miss Holllday, - In tho front row o recruited from the ranks of local government workers. — -.— —.— .— Judy Holllday, playing her usual * Capitol cop would have done, lights all were adjusted to the lasl fraction of an,inch. Then: "Are there' any questions?' and escorted her outside—Just « N. Y. Official Gives Hilling On Jobless Pay NEW YORK Ifl-Stale. Ally. Gen. Jacob K. Javits has ruled that a aid-off or jobless worker is quali- 'ied to receive unemployment insurance even though he receives today. company layoff pay. Javits gave his ruling in re ponse to a query from State unemployment insurance law. House Group Opens Probe On Building Vast Government Operations To Be Aired At Hearing WASHINGTON Ml—House inves- igators today called Public Build- ngs Commissioner Peter A. Stro- >el for questioning about his management of the government's vast public building operations. Strobel, a partner in the New York engineering consultant firm of Strobel & Saltzman, was summoned before a House Judiciary subcommittee investigating businessmen in government Chairman Celler '(D-NY) said he subcommiltee wants to find out if there is a 1'possible conflict of interest" between Strobel's private business connections and his role as public buildings commissioner, a General Services Admin- slralion position. Denied Using Position Strobel has previously denied using his ?14,800-a-year government post to further private interests, and Celler did not specify what he had in mind. Celler told newsmen the subcommittee was interested particu- arly in handling of "vast sums of money involved" in the public >uilding conslruclion program. He said Strobel was. a "very impor- ant factor" in the program. The commissioner of federal pub- 2 buildings supervises construction of new buildings, selecting architects-and: contractors; nego- iales contracts; administers the government's lease-purchase law 'or acquiring buildings constructed with private capital;" and. directs all- federal building management activities. Strobel, an appointee of the Eisenhower administration, was named to his present post July 1, 1954. Still Receive^ Income At that time, a GSA spokesman :old reporters, Strobel severed all management connections with his irm but as'sole owner of the com>any Tom income is $190,000 continues to receive income military plans I'" " e .,±l S ^'^ V ± Faure will dccu "much less" than the year Strobel made as acting head of the company. Mercury Skids In Dixie Area • By The Aisociofed Press Some of the nation's . weather South. Mild autumn weather prevailed in the central part of the country and the northern Rockies. Temperatures this morning dropped into the 30s in inland ention in this regard before the areas from Mississippi northward of northern Maine. Kilgore Stricken On Madrid Visit MADRID, Spain W—Sen. Harley M. Kilgore (D-WVa) was suddenly stricken witli a severe attack pi pleurisy here while interviewing immediately and he was taken to Industrial'. Commissioner Is.ador the 7600 Support Squadron Hospital are" buying a lot of things which Li'ihin. administrator of the state of the U.S. Air Force for treatment. Molotov Arrives For Geneva Conference Russia Gets Bid To Help Bring Peace President Calls On . Kremlin To Match U. S. Conciliation By ERNEST B. VACCARO DENVER tfi — President Eisenhower today invited Soviet Russia to match American conciliatory efforts at Geneva and lay the groundwork for the peace and progress "for which the whole world longs." A Swiss soldier, armed and wearing a steel helmet, misses the'proceedings as Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Mololov (left) walks from plane today at Geneva airport, followed by aides and newsmen. He was the first of the four'fore'ign ministers to arrive for the Big Four conference opening tomorrow. (AP .Photofax via radio from Geneva today) Faure Facing VoteOnPlans During DeLate Premier Permitted To Ask Ballot For "Confidence" Test PARIS «»—The French government today authorized Premier Edgar Faure to ask for a vote of confidence tonight during debate on the government's financial and WICHITA- FALLS;->-Tex.-,(«fTT!ie tinkling . of, a piano, in a' Texas tavern • may be just the thing for a western movie, but Sheriff Weidon Bailey doesn't allow any piano ilaying around here. In taverns, jiat is. He says piano music attracts dope addicts and other undesirables. will decide whether to use this weapon as the debate develops and he forms an idea of the government's chances of winning approval of its program without a confidence vote. The discussion is believed to carry some danger for the govern- . ,.,.,,. ment. In the face of a series of the foundry had been broken by reversals for French-policy on stones, varied fronts, deputies are restless Struck Plant Guards Report Stones Hurled NEW CASTLE, Ind. B)—Guards at the Perfect Circle Corp. foundry, scene of a riot three weeks ago, reported today eight windows. at ne „. ^ u « uu ..o „„,.,=. and inclined to blame Faure and see the stones thrown and did not a little topsy-turvy today It his ministers. Closely linked to the see anyone around the plant. The near freezing in parts of the debate is the Premier's proposal plant was not operating a night for .an advanced date for parliamentary . elections. Deputies who guards were on duty. are opposed to this idea would like to remove Faure—but on another ;sue. The debate is on a question by through the Carolinas and into New Socialist Christian' Pmeau on what England. The 34 degree reading the government plans to propose at Jackson, Miss., was one of the to the Assembly to cover the ex- chilly spots. At the same time it penses of heavy military opera- was 66 degrees at Havre, Mont., tions in North Africa, near the Canadian border. The Northeast was the coolest area Ihis morning with snow and a low of 8 above at Mt. Washington, British Citizens Face Problem Of Too Much Money LONDON tfl—The British people, officially diagnosed as suffering from too much spending money, braced themselves today for the government's plan to cure what ails them. The man with the bad news, LJlCUl 13j IK" v »i itinf nnv.i »»•-» »"£, t , State Department officials . last Chancellor ol Ihe Exchequer R. A. night, the U.S. Embassy announced Butler, planned to let the nation jjjay in on it in a speech late today in The announcement said the senator's condition did not'improve the House of Commons. Butler says Britons, have so much loose money these days they Britain's world trade position. Sheriff Stops Piano Playing Second Union Walks Ont At v'- : -i>'..v ••»."..'. (..-•. ••-. •"••• • Westiiighouse Pickets Appear As Strike Ordered By , Independent UEW PITTSBURGH UP!—The independent United Electrical Workers went on strike against Westing- louse Electric Corp. early today, bringing to about 70,000 the total of the firm's employes idled contract disputes. Pickets promptly appeared Westinghouse plants in Pittsburgh and Derby, Pa. The midnight walkout was the second by Westinghouse production and maintenance workers within 10 days. On Oct. 16, the CIO In- The guards said they did not shift at the time and. only the About 25 National Guardsmen left here after full martial law was lifted last Thursday were at the guard armory in another part of the city. The CIO United Auto Workers Union has been on strike against Perfect Circle here and at Hagerstown and Richmond since July 25 in a contract dispute. The window breaking was the first incident reported. since the Oct. 5 riot in .which eight parsons were wounded. Children Injured In Accidents Die BALTIMORE w — Two children injured in traffic accidents died yesterday. Harry Gray, 22-month, was fatally injured when hit by a truck yesterday. Police charged Joseph B. Sands, 32, of.suburban. Dundalk, with causing the child's death and reckless driving. Ronald Kiefner,,' 16, of nearby Parkville, one of four youths hurt in a head-on crash Monday night should" be" exported to "improve in the Perry Hall area, died at workers — 44,000 strong — closed down 30 Westinghouse plants. Thai walkout idled an additional lO.OOC supervisory and engineering personnel. The UE claims 17,000 members. Like the CIO.-IUE. the UE has rejected a proposal for a five-year agreement which the' company says provides-for raises totaling : cents an hour over that period. Production employes now average $2.10 an hour. St. Joseph's Hospital. U. S. Itaveals Weird New Aircraft * *-.*. * . *. * .* - * . : ; > ••'*: *;-•*- ' : ; * * * *".. QuarlesOffers Report OIL Flying Saucer Situation WASHINGTON (fl - The. Air new and voluminous (316) report Force, busy for seven years trying a statement by Secretary Donald designed stage,'is being developed to-scotch legends about Hying A:* Quarles. It said some aircraft by the, Canadian firm of Avro, saucers, wants the public to know of-novel form are coming along Ltd., which has a contract with folks will see soon be saucers. won't really natural thcm.\ They just look and act something like 'cm. '.'-., .The Air Force last night Issued "Yes, I have a question," piped what has become a sort of annual Calif., test center for jet aircraft. report on the flying saucer sltua the gallery. Douglas shushed her lion, saying again It has found no similar 'aircraft, tlici C-:. ",lr VTO, evidence of., flying saucers. but this Is powered But this time It attached to tho tional propeller. the U.S. Air Force. This design, or mysterious" . a b o u t Quarlcs said, ."could result in a ports of Soviet saucers,-, that "we C r. At Denver, presidential press One will be. the vertical-rising, jcl-powercd experimental plane now at Edwards Air Force Base, Another strange* plane, slill in| then would be diverted from" the disk and to the'rear to provide forward thrust, like any jet plane. The air secretary also said, presumably with allusion to re- producl Isn't a flying saucor. Gas tho disc to propel the aircraft vcr tlcally Into the.air; the gas blast fact aircraft of foreign origin. 1 disc-shaped aircraft somewhat musl recognize other .countries similar to the popular concept of a also have the capability of devcl- flying,saucer." oping.vertical-rising aircraft, per- Avro officials have Insisted their haps of 'unconventional' shapes." Uiilll.i Wo\, UUlllUl IU1 JtL <iui.iatu |Jiuuut.b iaii t. «i itjiiig, uuu\.ui i -^m.- .-«-( •• -.-.., .-- —- —^ ~..,~— ...,. ... n U til The Navy already hns flown a exhausted 'through' a system of at this time thai none of the sight- ice, said ho anticipates Harringlon Providcno* office, * ,r .. .,* _ . .. . . , t I . i !...'»! .f^^^.ll.J lfl..l« n nn ..««.** >..ltt «_!._. «fri«« nn Ihn rfnimt-n. IT* RlSA IS Iff ducjs would spin nn outer rim of Ings of so-called 'flying saucers' reported In this country wero In by al Price Of Food Drops Sharply NEW YORK tfl — The Dun Bradslreet wholesale food price index dropped this week to its lowest level since the start of the Korean war. At $6.05, the yardstick of whole sale food costs was down 9.8 per cent from a year ago and the lowest since June 27, 1950. The index represents 'the lota cost at wholesale of one pounc each of 31 basic food items. Last week it stood at $6.08'and a year ago at $6.71.' It was $6.04 at the outbreak of the Korean fighting: nearly five-and-a-half years ago. Hag .Good Sleep DENVER m — An 8:45 a. m. EST medical bulletin from Fitzsimons Army Hospital said today: "The president had an excellent night's sleep of eight and one half hours. He awoke feeling refreshed and cheerful. His condition continued to progress satisfactorily without complications." If the "new spirit" evidenced at the summit conference at Geneva ihree months 'ago is real, Eisen- lower said, the foreign ministers will seek solutions for the reunification of Germany and clear away other barriers to peace at the four-power conference opening tomorrow. First Photographs Taken The President spoke out in' a statement issued from his sick room on the eighth floor of Fitzsimons Army Hospital, where his progress toward recovery from a heart attack was reflected yesterday in the publication of the.first closeup photographs since his seizure Sept. 24.' '.'•-.. ''Garnett D.' Horner, Washington (D. C.) Star reporter, representing the combined press here, said the President's cheeks were "ruddy, their flesh firm," and that his eyes sparkled. His voice was strong, Horner reported, and "his manner is relaxed but spry and chipper." The President voiced .hope Russia will respond in the same "genuine spirit of conciliation and accommodation" to the proposals Ihe United States will submit along, with Great Britain and France and with which the Republic of West Germany has been kept abreast. Follows Two Conferences The President's stalement followed two conferences here with ternational Union of Electrical Secretary of State Dulles before the.latter's departure for Europe and a letter to the Cabinet backing Dulles up 100 per cent in his negotiations at Geneva. Nippon Girl, 12, Dies-Front Effect Of Atomic Blast HIROSHIMA, Japan UV-A 12- year-old girl who as a baby was only a mile from the center of the Hiroshima atom bomb blast died yesterday of lymphatic leukemia which a U. S. doctor said may have been "a late effect of radiation." Dr. Robert Holmes, director of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, said records showed that Teiko Sasaki "was exposed at a distance of 1,655 meters (1,793 yards) and was shielded (from radiation effects of the bomb) only by a wooden frame building. "It is therefore possible that this case of leukemia is a late effect of radiation." Grains Mostly Higher CHICAGO M — Grains mainly vere a little higher in quiet dealings at the opening on the Board of Trade today. Ex-Truck Driver Expected To Take Top Revenue Post WASHINGTON tfl - Russell Chase Harrington, a New England- cr who rose from truck driver to accounting executive, is expected to become federal internal revenue commissioner about Dec. 1. The treasury announced yesterday' that Secretary Humphrey is recommending ' Harrington's appointment to President Eisenhow- Harringlon, of .Province, R. I., will succeed T. Coleman Andrews of Richmond, Va. Andrews is leaving the post the end of this month to return to private business. In the interim, 0. Gordon Delk, deputy revenue commissioner, is to head the .service on an acting basis. ' - • : secretary James C. Hagcrty said the recommendation would acted on In "a short time." Humphrey, whose department in- Bui, ho Insisted, "wo are.satisfied eludes (ho Internal Revenue Scrv- will take.. office, as...the 1. Harringlon, who will be 65 on be Nov. 9, Is a partner in tho account- Ing firrn of Ernst & Ernst. The (irm has headquarters in Cleveland. . Harringlon manages , Its He also Is treasurer, and vice win itirvi. - unit*., on., .uiv—swi'-" " — -*.-. - ~ •-- — it t mcnl's lop tax collector about Dec. president of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce,

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