Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 9, 1955 · Page 1
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Fresh Crisis Faces f Big4 9 In Red Rebuff The Wtathtr Fair, cold tonight. Low 27-36. Partly cloudy and warmer tomorrow. High, 43; low, 32; noon,'43. River, 2.85 feet. Relative humidity, 57 per cent. FINAL VOL. LXXXVL—NO. 309 Aj»c/atW frttt S*vie«— Af Wirepbato CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9,1955 Inttrnaiional Nnri S«rne« 20 Page* 6 CENTS West Given Setback By RussStaiid Geneva Conference Seen Wrecked Over German Unity Issue BULLETIN -GENEVA HV-Tiie West angrily accused Russia today of seeking the VSovietization" of all Germany, and U.S. Secretary of State Dulles charged • Russian'policy perpetuates a danger to the "peace of Europe." By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER GENEVA on — Western leaders agreed today that Russia's stand on ; German - unification has just about" wrecked prospects for any kind of agreement on any issues at the Big Four foreign ministers conference. Nevertheless, indications were that the U. S. Secretary of State Dulles, British Foreign Secretary Macmillan and. French Foreign Minister Pinay would continue their talks .with Russia's Foreign Minister Molotov here for several more days in an effort to guage the extent of his new tough attitude. • The disclosure of this attitude in a speech he made on Germany last night precipitated, a new crisis in East-West relations. We'st Leaders Confer Dulles, Macmillan . and Pinay met at Pinay's residence this morning to compare their evaluations and prepare their counterattack for this afternoon's session with Molotov. Just'beforerjiioon they were joined by.\West German. Foreign Minister Heinrichyon Brentano who reportedly made clear his government's agreement to an immediate break-off .in the .Big Four talks'..'if 'Dulles, Pinay and Macmillan felt that to be the only recourse. -•' • The discussion apparently covered the possibility of some new conciliatory gesture by Molotov to offset the impact of his German pronouncement yesterday and try to continue some semblance of hope for improving East-West relationships. But the majority view was that Molotov's stand as far as Germany is concerned was final, that there is nothing to negotiate oh that issue.and that .this fact would inevitably influence negotiations on disarmament and on East-West travel and information exchanges. The Western trio decided that one of the most discouraging elements in Molotov's statement was what they considered his breach of the-stand taken by Russian Premier Nikolai Bulganin at the sum(Continued on Page 2, Col. 1) Price Of Turkey Slated To Rise, Supplies Smaller WASHINGTON Wi — The turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner'is ex pected to cost from two to six cents more a pound this year than in 1954. A n Agriculture Department spokesman attributed the increase to a smaller crop and later mar keting. The housewife's demand is scheduled to be as strong as ever with continuing .high incomes in a growing population. A record 66 million turkeys were grown last year. Singer Billy Daniels, the Negro cafe artist, and Bernetta Cameron, a French Canadian girl who was governess for his children, are shown last night in Los Angeles after they eloped to Juarez, Mexico. It was his third marriage. UP Photo/ox) U.'S*Sees 'Gimmick 9 In Red China 9 s Offer •..WASHINGTON Iff)—Diplomatic officials,made it: clear' today th iitedVState's-%ill reject Red China'fe'bf fer>to joiri.'in : a declaratioi United swearing off the use of force in international disputes. Seaman Dies In Crash 'PRINCESS ANNE, Md. wi—Rob- ert W. Dotson, 24-year-old Negro seaman stationed on the USS Pocono at Norfolk, was killed today when his car and a truck collidee headoni State Police said. Negro Singer Weds itionde They regard the' offer as loaded with a gimmick that makes it Solons Probe GM Activities On Vast Scale WASHINGTON Uft-The Senate antitrust subcommittee plans to explore today operations of General Motors Corp. in fields other ;han automobiles. Chairman O'Mahoney (D-Wyo) said one .facet of the giant corporation's activities to be covered would be its "dominant position ,n the manufacture of locomo- :ives." He commented that many persons were, unaware of the. full extent of GM's far-flung production. T. K. Quinn, New York businessman and author who is a sharp critic of big corporations, will complete his testimony as the subcommittee begins its second day of the GM study. The subcommittee yesterday heard Quinn assail 'GM as "entirely too big" and took testimony from economists on the concentration of production in the automobile industry. Strobel Quits Building Post WASHINGTON W) — Peter A. Strobel, 'commissioner of public buildings,, resigned today. A House committee had raised questions as to the propriety of his holding the government'post while continuing to have an seinters iisWm to have an interest in a New York firm of consulting engineers. 'The resignation was announced by' the General Services Administration—the agency under which the commissioner works. GSA made public Strobel's letter of resignation and a letter of ac ceptance by Edmund F. Mansure, GSA administrator. meaningless. They said, the United States also will strongly, protest Red China's eaking of the news of the offer, 'he Communist maneuver was eported Monday in the London )aily Worker, a Communist paper, ven though U.S.-Red Chinese, alks at Geneva are supposed to be irivate and secret. It was because of this secrecy •ledge that American officials in (Vashington refused to say what lie United States will do about the led Chinese call for a declaration, 'or that matter, they would not jublicly confirm it even had been made. However, it was noted that Sec- etary of State Dulles, who origi- lated the idea of a joint no-force declaration last Summer, stipulat- d it should'specifically cover Formosa, Korea and Indochina. Therein lies the rub. The Red Chinese, offer at Geneva was to wear off force in "international disputes." But Red Chinese propagandists have said over and over hat the question of Formosa — which the Nationalists hold and he Communists want — is a domestic affair. This means the Peiping regime could pledge no force in interna- ional quarrels and still attack Formosa. The Communists could con- end, and be technically in the ight on the basis of their claims, hat they had not violated their )ledge since force was used only n a domestic, not an international ituation. The American answer will be given the Reds tomorrow at Geneva. Claim Of 'Inherent Power' By Civil Service Gets Blast WASHINGTON ifi — A claim by the federal Civil Service Commission to "inherent power" under the Constitution to withhold, public information was labeled "fantastic" today by Rep. Moss (D Calif). "There is no inherent power.to withhold information, and certainly not on the broad basis claimed by the Civil Service Commission," he contended in talking with newsmen. Moss it chairman of a House government operations subcorr.mil tee investigating information practices by federal agencies and complaints that working stamps. officials are over their "confidential" After hearing testimony from the CSC yesterday, the committee transferred its attention today to the Post Office and Treasury De partments. The claim to "inherent power' by an executive agency, under the broad constitutional grant of au thority given the president, was quickly questioned by committee members. ... . Moss lenssd the V content}*-, made by.CSC Counsel Lawrence V. Meloy and backed by Chairman Philip Young, "the broadest clai'm of authority" 16 be asserted bj any federal agency. Dead Man's Vote Counted, Cast Absentee Ballot HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (INS)— Henry Wilt, 82, died Friday but he voted in the Hartford City election :oday. Wilt had filled out an absentee )allot and County Commissioners ruled it should be counted. Egypt Giles Leaders Iti Victory For Democrats U. S. Caused ArmsRuyiiig Cairo Says Delays On Promise Forced Dealing With Reds CAIRO. Egypt (.ft—Egypt'charges Washington's "postponement and sromises" on requests for arms r orced her to buy weapons from the Communists.' The government statement was Egypt's explanation of a move which suddenly spotlighted a growing struggle between the West and ;he "Communist bloc for leadership in the restless .Middle East. Egypt's declaration was an effort to refute a remark by U. S. Assistant Secretary of State George Allen to the effect Cairo suddenly turned to the Communists for arms while negotiating with Washington. May Ask UN Embargo (In a dispatch from Washington. :he New York Herald Tribune said ;he United States was giving top- :evel consideration to asking the U. N. Security Council to embargo all arms shipments to the Middle East. This was said to be one reason why Washington is reluc- ant to sell arms quickly to Israel to match Egyptian purchases from Izechoslovakia. The embargo plan .was said to lave been worked out in consulta- ion with Britain and France in Geneva and the three Western cap- tals. The Herald Tribune said the Soviet Union likely would veto the embargo proposal in the Security Council but that such action would expose Russia to the world as a inunitions merchant bent on. gambling with-the lives and security of millions of people.") In Geneva, the United States.and Britain were reported arranging tiigh level talks within 48 hours to chart their next moves against Russia's diplomatic offensive in the Middle East. Diplomatic officials in the Swiss city said high priority was being given to a suggestion that either President Eisenhower or British Prime Minister Eden or both appeal directly to Soviet Premier Ni- \olai Bulganin for Russian cooperation in maintainng peace n the Middle East. Cairo Issues Statement The Egyptian statement gave ihls account of Cairo's arms negotiations: Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser first asked for U". S. arms in October "not a single piece of military equipment" had been received from the United States. Nasser warned U. S. Ambassador Henry Byroade last June Egypt would shop behind the Iron Curtain for armament if certain military needs were not filled by the United States. Washington's re action was a demand for 27 million dollars in cash for the list of arms — a sum which would have exhausted Egypt's dollar reserves. Five Tots Die In Home Fire HAZARD, Ky. GB—Five children, their ages ranging from four to 14, were burned to death when fire-swept their home in this mountain town just before lasl midnight. The dead, children of former Sheriff and Mrs. Justice Begley: Ellen Kay Begley, 14: Phyllis Ritchie, \6, and Vicki Ritchie. 4. A neighbor detected the blaze but was unable to arouse anyone inside the building before issuing an alarm. . The Begleys were watching Kentucky election results in the down town area. K—V HallRefutes Claims Vote ^Significant' Sweeping Victories Reveal Trend, Says Democratic Chairman WASHINGTON OP—The national chairmen of the two big parties :ook .diametrically opposite views ;oday on whether yesterday's elec- jons showed a "trend": or had "national significance." In statements issued almost simultaneously there was this .contrast: : . ••--'•• Democratic Chairman Paul --M. Butler — The results "show that •he three-year trend toward the Democrats is still strong and apparently getting stronger. There is no doubt that this has national significance." ' -.; > Republican Chairman Leonard W. Hall — The elections "had no national significance. It is a mis- lake to read a national trend into these local elections ia an off- year." . • Municipal Elections Taken By Democrats Richardson Dilworth (left) Democratic nominee for mayor, and Victor H. Blanc (right) Democratic nominee for district attorney, have their hands raised in victory by Rep. William J. Green, chairman of Democratic committee in Philadelphia, after election over Republican opponents was assured. Democrats also gained in other Pennsylvania cities. (AP Fhatofax) Decision Due In Jury Probe Of Tm Kidimp Dixie Jurors Slated To Determine Stale Action By Tomorrow GREENWOOD, Miss. Ht — The Leflore County - grand jury pondered today whether two white men. will stand trial on charges of kidnaping Emmett Till, 14-year-old in Chicago Negro boy who disappeared while vacationing Mississippi. But the decision may not come until tomorrow, Dist. Atty. Stanny Sanders said. The grand jury called Mose Wright, Till's 64-year-old uncle, and 18-year-old Willie Reed to testify yesterday. The two Negroes form the core of the state's case against 36-year- old J. W. Milam and his half- brother, Roy Bryant. 24. Sheriff George Smith and Deputy John Ed Cothran also testified. A trial jury in nearby Sumner six weeks ago found Milam and Bryant innocent of murdering Till. Wright testified in the murder trial that two white men jerked Till out of bed in the early hours of Aug. 28 and took him away because he allegedly made obscene remarks and whistled at Mrs. Bryant. Sheriff Smith and his deputy told the murder trial jury that Bryant and Milam admitted taking Till from Wright's farm shack but said they freed, him unharmed when they found he was the wrong Negro. Reed's testimony placed Milam with Till several hours after the two men said they released the Negro boy. Tobin Listed Critical In Indiana Hospital INDIANAPOLIS (INS) — Daniel Begley, 9; Susan Begley, 7; Yvonne J. Tobin. 80-year-old president emeritus of the AFL International Teamsters Union, was reported in critical condition today at St. Vincent's Hospital. Dr, Joseph Dowd, his physician, said the veteran labor leader is suffering from high blood pressure and a heart ailment. Crash Victims 9 Lives Checked DENVER Lfl. —;'The FBI is .be lieved to have started a systematic check, into the lives.-.bf. ieact.Qf the 44 victims of a United ; Air"-i,mes crash at Longmont; Colo.-.:-. The Civil Aeronautics Board asked the Federal -Bureau of In vestigation for full-fledged assist ance yesterday in probing whether sabotage was to blame for the Nov. 1 disaster. '. A-Bomb Plane Explodes Over Central Texas MARLIN, Tex. «V-One of the nation's best A-bomb carriers, a sleek B47b bomber, exploded in the air near this central Texas town last night and today air rescue teams were searching for bodies or survivors. Rescue teams said markings on the plane showed it was from Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso. At Biggs,' officers refused to concede it was a Biggs plane although reporting one of their B47s, attached to the 97th Bomb Wing, was many hours overdue on • a routine training flight. The 200,000-pound craft, with a wingspan of 116 feet, normally carries a crew of three-all officers. What happened to the crew was a mystery. Early this morning, searchers were unable to find anyone who parachuted and found no bodies or pieces of bodies. M'KeldinHits Labor Critics BALTIMORE tf) — Gov. McKel din. who put President Eisenhower's name up for nomination at Chicago three years ago. says Eisenhower's Plane Brings Final Visitor Armas And Hoover Flying Tb Denver For Brief Session DENVER \m — President Eisenhower set up a program of welcome today for the president of Guatemala as his last official visitor before he leaves Fitzsimons Army Hospital Friday. He sent his personal plane,'the Columbine III, to St. Louis to fly Carlos Castillo Armas to Denver along with acting Secretary of State Herbert Hoover Jr., for a 30- minute conference. The conference highlights Armas' state visit. He has been praised in American cities for his successful revolt against a government considered under Communist influence. The 65-year-old Eisenhower, al ready pronounced fit enough to walk to the plane Friday, will make two brief talks to the American people on that day, one just before he takes off from Lowry Airfield, the other when he arrives at the Military Air Transport Terminal in Washington. There will be a warm sendoff from Denver, where the President has been a visitor since Aug. 14 and a hospital patient since Sept. 24 when he suffered a "moderate" heart attack. By The Aijocfoifd Democrats registered off-year municipal' election gains in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut yes- :erday and scored .sweeping vie- . lories in races for governor of Kentucky and mayor of Philadelphia. Republicans made gains here and there but the net results in many areas favored the Democrats, The two feature races went according to advance expectations. In Kentucky, A. B. "Happy" Chandler made a political comeback by defeating Republican Edwin R. Denney Jor the governorship. Chandler, a former U. S. senator and baseball commissioner. returned to the governor's post he 'last held in 1935-1939. He had been out of 'political office for 10 years. Republican Swamped In Philadelphia, 57-year-old Richardson Dilworth, a veteran Democratic warhorse, swamped Republican \V. Thacher Longstreth, a 35- year-old political neophyte, in winning election as mayor of that onetime GOP stronghold by 132,000 votes. Tht remainder of the Democratic ticket, with one exception, swept into office with Dilworth. Longstreth had received the personal endorsement of President Eisenhower. Ohio voters dealt the CIO a setback in its drive to win approval of a supplemental layoff pay plan and increased state jobless benefits. The CIO conceded defeat after the twin proposal, trailing from the beginning, had fallen more than 240.000 votes behind. Democrats scored their most surprising triumphs in normally Re( Continued on Page 2, Col. 3} Paris Police Chief Named Blonde Canadian Governess Bride Of Billy Daniels HOLLYWOOD tfi — Singer Billy "That old Black Magic" Daniels , . eloped to Juarez. Mexico, yester- has _made ^ it _P[a«n J:ha^_ he __ do «s day with his children's governess. PARIS (.^—France today named Andre Dubois, the police chief who silenced the motor horns of Paris, as its top man in the turbulent North African protectorate of Morocco. Dubois succeeds Lt. Gen. Pierre Boyer de Latour du Moulin, who a beautiful French blonde from Montreal. not want to stay for the return of Sultan Mohammed Ben Youssef. Boyer de Latour had promised are off base in attacking organized labor. McKeldin's statement came after a declaration by Sen. Knowland (R-Calif) that some labor leaders hope to capture the Democratic party and gain control of the government. Farm Belt Uprising Seen In Vote * * '* * * * * * * ' * * '* ' Democrats Score Upset Victories In Critical Areas WASHINGTON" tfi — Democrat cemented the foundation for a 1956 challenge to the Republicans in critical Midwest and Atlantic Coast areas with some upset victories In municipal and slate elections yesterday. In Indiana. Pennsylvania. Connecticut and New York the Democrats rolled to telling victories in local balloting that would give them organization strength in former GOP strongholds for next year's congressional and presidential elections. They placed A. B. (Happy) Chandler back in the governor's chair in Kentucky by a surprisingly solid margin after the Democratic split over his nomination. Chandler's thumping defeat of his Republican opponent in a state that President Eisenhower lost by only 700 votes in .1952 gave Republicans there little comfort. A slashing Democratic raid on Republican mayoralty strongholds in Indiana seemed to substantiate to some extent the Democrats' con' tenticn there is discontent in the farm belt, even in predominantly: GOP states. In Pennsylvania, the Democrats retained the Philadelphia mayor's office, electing Richardson Dilworth by a wide margin. Dilworth succeeds Mayor Joseph S.-Clark Jr., who didn't seek reelection but is primed to run next year against Republican Sen. James H. Duff. who hoped to make the city a rallying point of support in next year's campaigns. In New York, a potential 1956 battleground, the Democrats look a net of three mayor's posts away from the Republicans, including those at Troy and 'Schenectady, though they lost one to an Independent, So flushed with the sue Their failure to beat their wayjccsses was Democratic National back into power in Philadelphia, commHtecman Carmine DeSapio where they had held sway for 67|that he predicted the trend spelled year* before Clark arrived on the election of a Democratic, president scene, disappointed Republicans next year. The famed Negro cafe artist and French colonists that Ben Youssef would never return from exile. Now the French position, has Hollywood only long enough to get shifted and the Sultan is due back married by a Mexican judge and fin Rabat next week. Boyer de La• has been reported urging thai; come as soon as possible to return. Daniels has three children by!he his first wife, Adriene, who diedjprevent trouble from breaking out several years ago. {again. Ohio Voters Reject CIO Plan For Increase In Jobless Pay COLUMBUS, Ohio tfv-Ohio voters in Tuesday's election decisively! rejected a CIO plea for supplemental layoff pay and bigger unemployment benefks. Unofficial returns to Secretary of State Ted W, Brown from 11,500 of the state's U,62« polling places showed the double-barreled union proposal lost by 63 per cent. The count was: yes 857.067, T»o 1,436,099. Union officials expressed belief their Ohio defeat would delay but not prevent the simultaneous payv ment plan from going into effect on the June 1, 19S6, deadline under Gefleral 'Motors' and Ford layoff pay pacts, Such labor contracts, designed to give jobless workers 60 to 65 per cent of their take-home pay,.'«» conditioned on approval of dual payments by slates in which two- thirds of a company's employe! work. ' . Ohio law bans private supplemental payments in addition to Air* employment compensation. After the legislature failed .to approve the CIO-initiated proposal, the union with AFL and Railroad' backing placed the issue on elec- Uon ballots by petition.. ,.'.;. The Intensive union campaign was played up in television broadcasts and n«w$pacer ads.

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