Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 16, 1955 · Page 1
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Th« W«athtr Cloudy, colder, snow /lurries likely tonight, tomorrow. Low tonight 25-35. High, 56;\ low, 42; noon, 56. River, 3.14 feet. Rainfall, .31 inch. Humidity, 91 per cent. Ft VOL. LXXXVI.—NO* 316 Aaocfetrt Awt 5*in*-Af Wirtpkoto CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER, 16, 1955 International Ntwi S»n-/e« 22 Pages 6 CENTS Dulles Raps Reds As Climax Top Official SeesReturn OfCoidWar Kefauver Gives Hint He'llEnter U. S. Policy Maker Cites Changes.' Due After Parley Fails By FRANK O'BRIEN' WASHINGTON U&-"The failure of the Geneva conference has brought the cold 'war back;" a top-level administration leader said today. .':•.' ..'* ; " "...-;• He said that "in the light of this, . the ... administration, is re examining: its programs, and is prepared to make any changes that are necessary.": • ' : The policy maker, declining to be quoted, by name, said that budget-balancing' aims would be subordinated- to "necessities" of the developing new situation. Some Shifts Expected : He said that cuts in foreign aid spending are' "not- now .contemplated . . //There may be some shifts, and changes in emphasis, in the foreign ,aid program, 'but there won't' be much difference" be ween this year's and next year's outlays.. -•'./'•.'-.-'. . .""• .'-. . : "The administration's 'policies are ".flexible, "and 'they will be shifted as needed," 'he added. - . The . administration leader un qualifiedly termed "a failure", the Big Four foreign ^ministers' .meeting ending today at Geneva. He said' "the tense situation- in the Middle East" is further con' crete evidence that "the cold war is back." What this will mean in terms of the administration's aim to balance the budget this year and keep it balanced is riot yet clear, the official indicated. In September, John B. Hollister head of the Interriafional Cooper ation Administration,, which ad ministers foreign aid, told report «rs after a trip to Europe that the situation ; had improved so much there tliat some cutdown in for eign economic aid'outlays coulc begin immediately, :and be,;carriec ov.er0)to'onext ; 'yeaK ; -^ v )v • Wife Comforts Would-be Suicide .,,.,-, .'...'• Boost In Aid- Seen Now, it appeared from, the . ad mihistratioi-policy maker's views -based on Russia's intransigent at titude at Geneva and-developments in the Middle East, any savings on economic aid may have to be spent.on increased military assist ance abroad. Current programs for the year ending next June 30 contemplati spending of $1,750,000,000 for eco nomic aid abroad and $2,150,000,000 for military aid. The Defense Department has al ready indicated that defense out lays are on the way up. Defense spending programs, like all others, the administration lead er indicated, will be reviewed i: the light of the new situation. But even with. increased outlays the administration could still bai ance the budget if tax receipts in creased sufficiently. • Ty Cobb'Hopeful He's Worth More Than Two Millioi OROVILLE, Calif, UPj-Ty Cobb 68-year-old Georgia Peach of base ball fame, "hopes" he is wort nearly three million dollars. Cobb is being sued for $50,00 damages by Elbert D. Felts wh charges Ty assaulted him whi] intoxicated. P. M. Barceloux, Felts' attor ney, asked Cobb if it is true tha his stocks and bonds were wort $2,612,631. ' , " "I hope it is," replied Cobb. In .another, legal actioji agains the one time Detroit Tiger grea his 46-year-old wife charged hh with excessive drinking in 'a bill of particulars. Mine. Coty Funeral Hel PARISr-( INS)—Funeral servici were held in the famed Church < La.Madeleine today for Mme. Ge maine Coty, wife of .French Pres , dent Rene Coty. test .Amando Escalante,, 30, is comforted by his wile on way to: San Francisco hospital, after teetering on the edge of an 11-story building for more than an hour, -threatening to jump. He was coaxed to safety by firemen who offered him a bottle of whisky. (AP Photofax) . '-•" ..... •• -------- •"••""•' '""" ••••." •" ' - ' - •-.. , .:. ^ -. i . . • • Southern Area Found Vulnerable To Attack FT. POLK, La.— W— The -United Slates learned a sharp and realis- :c lesson today about the vulnerability of its cities to : atomic attack y. jet bombers. . • :..-•'• ' .---. ••-. Y . •.'•" '..*=-. i/A. comparative handful of swift; ^bomb^rsji streaking--inland. at low lotude; 1 ' 'evaded an elaborate ' radaryw'arnlng system' a'nd^waiting )uUes Slated Fo Leave Soon Far East hterceptor' planes and aimed' siinu- ated nuclear bombs at air bases ocated ; in Southern states from I'lorida'westward through Louisiana: ind northward as far as Virginia. They . were "enemy" aircraft; )articipating in the giant Exercise Sagebrush, a "tactical" maneuver o test application of modern ;round and Air Force weapons.and actics to battlefield fighting. When the aggressor planes set ff this mock war with their strike ast night, defending forces had ample warning that -trouble was coming. Only, the time of attack remained a surprise. Yet". initial reports indicated that a substantial number of the attacking planes "oiled radar warning systems and suddenly appeared over target air- 'ields before fighters could-raise to ntercept them. Radar did pick up the images of some of the fast-flying bombers and there were some interceptions. 3ut, for the peace of mind of de- iense planners of the nation, the iirst reports suggested that too many of the enemy 1 succeeded in their mission. Mercury-Skid In West Area By The Associated Press Winter played a preview over a large section of-the nation today as an area from the northern anc central Rockies eastward through the Missouri Valley was locked in the grip of a cold wave.. The Weather Bureau at Chicago issued special cold wave warnings for most of the Midwest with Wed nesday night temperatures expect ed to hover around the zero/mark Meanwhile, the cold air early Wed nesday ( continued to spread east ward arid, southward toward the Ohio Valley and; the Gulf o Mexico. Temperatures were as much as 40 degrees lower Wednesday morn ing . from southern through Oklahoma. .. Colorad Solons Recall Security Head In Passport Refusal Inquiry: .-.-'•'.,''•. '••'•*• " '•••. . - '•-. •'•- •:'••..'•••-.•' '•. • JL . •> WASHINGTON WI — Scott Mc-l Leod,' the State-. Department's se- 1 curity chief, was called back to a Senate hearing; today to tell "who actually madeLthe decisions" in denying three disputed passports. •"Chairman He n n in g s (D-Mo) asked for the information yesterday as McLeod appeared before the Senate subcommittee on constitutional rights. McLeod, whose duties include general supervision over the Passport Division, said he didn't know. cause'of a presidential order hold ing certain matters in the execu tive . department. confidential. The cases involved are those o Dr." Linus C. Pauling, Californi Institute of Technology scientis and Nobel Prize . winner; Judg William Clark, former chief judg of the Allied High Courts in Ger many; and Martin D. Kamen; pro fcssor at Washington University i St. Louis, The subcommittee said denial o passport! was one of the spccifi He wag told to find oui and report points it wanted to study when back. H« told reporters later he did not know whether he could furnish the information, U be found out, be- set out this week on n plannec three-week series of hearings o "areas of erosion" in the freedom guaranteed by the Constitution. WASHINGTON ' W 1 ) —. Secretary f State Dulles, returning from eneva tomorrow, is expected to art arranging promptly a trip to he Far East. Its -primary purpose, it was earned today, would be to attenc third meeting of the Southeas sia Treaty Organization Minis erial Council. The date woulc ome sometime during January 'ebruary or March. Dulles might also visit Japan outh Korea, South Viet Nam o le Nationalist China headquarter n Formosa. He is reported 't ave told a Vietnamese diploma t Geneva this week he expected t isit his country very soon. Dulles already has been to tw essions of the SEATO counci vhich is the top consultative grou f the eight-nation pact: at Manila 'hilip'pines, when it organized :eptember 1954, and at Bangkok 'hailand, last February. A site will have to be selecte or the early-1956 meeting. . The eight pact members—Unite states, Britain, France, . Philip )ines, Pakistan, Thailand, .Aus ralia and New Zealand—-woul work this out through diplomat! exchanges in the "normal order o making arrangements. ix-CIiild Movie Star jets 816,250 Nest Egg •• / . . . . • -HOLLYWOOD Wl — A-financia nest, egg that has been accumula ng since she .was a minor ha latched handsomely for scree ;tar Mitzi Gaynor. The 24-year-ol actress picked up $16,250 yeste day from.County Clerk Harold Os y. The money represented 10 pe cent of : her earnings impounde under a 1947 court order. Confesses To Kidnap-Slaying Stevenson Set To Enter Four State Battles Finiiegan To Manage Campaign, Kenluckiaii To Head Volunteers | By JACK BELL CHICAGO" Wi-Adlai E. Steven- on was away and running today a nine-montK race for the 1956 emocratic -presidential nomina- on.. . In one of the earliest starts in modern political annals, the 55- ear-old former governor of Hli- ois jumped the gun on potential vals with an official announce- lent yesterday.that.he, is again a andidate -for.':the nomination he p on in 1952. At a news conference today, he •as expected to 'name James Finegan, secretary of state for Penn- ylvania, ; as his campaign manger, and Hy Raskin, former dep- ty Democratic national chairman, s executive director of his cam- aign organization. Editor Heads Volunteers He also has, arranged for'Barry ingharri, .editor of the Louisville Sy.) Courier-Journal and Times nd president of the Courier-Joural. and Times Publishing Co., to ead a volunteers-for-Stevenson or- anization. ; Stevens'on apparently is going into a .few primaries; including lose in Minnesota, California, Pennsylvania and Florida. In.some [ these he. is likely to face a tiff challenge from Sen. Estes Ke- auver of Tennessee. Kefauver indicated last'night he s inching closer to the nomination ace. He said in Miami; Fla.i "There-is a very good chance lat I will seek the Democratic lominatibn'- for president, and .do,ril..b:iake;.a : fight, fpr_it. 1 ,',..:,. His comment came -on a Miam elevision question and, answer pro ;ram a few hours'.after Steven ion's announcement. "I won't announce a definite d'e ision until .the middle of Decem her," he said. '.'I want to consider vhether the party wants me, am 've got some hearings and some Senate work to clear up first." He said Stevenson is -"a good man and will be a formidable can didate." ' . Praised By Harriman Gov. Averell Harriman of Nev York, who said he isn't going to work for the nomination himself laid Stevenson had proved him ;elf "a fine standard bearer in 1952" and "if nominated I am sure ic will be again." Harriman is expected to becom "favorite son" candidate. Gov Robert B. Meyner of New Jersej ndicated he also may try to fD such. a role. The national convention opens in Chicago next Aug. 13. Russian Exiles Try To Liberate Vlasov In Paris PARIS, France lift—A band o Russian exiles tried to "liberate' Alexander V. Vlasov, dismisses architect of Moscow, when h arrived in Paris last night from America, but his companions ani Paris police prevented it. ' The Russian exiles declare Vlasov was being taken back t Russia against his will and trie to get a statement from him. Bu members of his group kept tb crowd away. When the crowd became insis ent, crying "Liberate Vlasov," th Russians made their way wit Vlasov to a French police station Feed Grains Firm CHICAGO W - Feed grains hel firm while the rest of the grai market had a ragged appearanc at the opening on the: Board o Trade today. Arthur Ross Brown, 29, in leather jacket, is shown with detectives and FBI agents in Kansas-City- on return from California, where he-confessed the kidnap-slaying.of the wife of a wealthy Kansas City auto dealer last August 4. .He had been arrested on a federal auto theft charge.';-" • -(AP Pbotofax) Strike Brings Power Battle [n Argentina Government Claims Walkout Failure As Outcome Is Awaited BUENOS AIRES .Wi — Argenna's antttPeiynKggyernmeitt'a Peronista labor" : -tea3ers ""were."''stil ocked in 'a struggle- forVsiiprema cy.' today., Thousands of .workers obeyed the ' Perbnistas' genera strike call, but other thousands ignored it. The new provisional government leaded by Maj. Gen. -Pedro Aramburu, which took over Sunday after ousting Maj. Gen. Eduardo ,onardi from the presidency, arrested 146 persons in the Buenos Aires district alone for inciting people tb' strike, capital police said The Araniburu regime met the strike challenge in a showdown ight with the big General Confederation of Labor (CGT>, which was he main support of Juan D. Peron, Argentina's former dictator. The government declared the strike, which started at midnighl Monday, "is failing." But the fact remained that the valkout hit hardest in some o he more essential industries, such as meat packing, metal working and petroleum. The question seemed to be who could last the longer — the govern ment faced with steadily dropping stocks of meats and other supplies or the workers who are losing more pay every day. •The armed forces, which an guarding key points in industria centers of the country to preven any outbreaks of violence, were posted last night in the big Retiro railroad station in downtown Buen os Aires. Firemen also were as signed to the station. Unconfirmec reports said the railway workers would join the strike today. Doctor Claims: Grandmas, TVViewmg Cause Colds HOUSTON" Wi,— Television and grandmothers could- be -indirect and innocent causes, of recurrent 'colds", , in : someT;.children,;; v ptiie ' ;(J; '"'' Robber Sought In Slaying Of Two lit Off ice Women Found Shot, Bride-Elect's Ring And Money Missing : NEW { YORK WV- Two j^wo ' today. ...... . — ... -.,-•• -.- •.•••:-. -'-.-.•'.. vo'.. Many kids watch TV while "ly irig/on a riig,", and mold and dust from ,a;rug can touch off an "allergic" type cold in children sensitive- to such material, Dr. Almon F. Halpern of Dallas told the group's 49th annual convention. He said chemicals are available "or spraying rugs and overstuffed furniture in the TV room, and these can "quite .effectively con trol" harmful airborne 'materials. •As for. grandma, he . said while she might be up and around and apparently "healthy," she' might also have chronic bronchitis which could make her a "healthy carrier" of germs which her grandchild could catch. Rabat Throng Greets Sultan RABAT, Morocco tft—Once-ex- iled Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef returned to his Moroccan homeland today to receive a triumphant welcome. 'The 41-year-old Sultan came fly ing back with the avowed purpose of creating a constitutional monarchy and getting a large measure of home rule in-negotiations with the French government which deposed him two years ago for his . In an oftice'lh ''QiieensTP6lice : 'sai thejr believe it- was the work of robber. . ... ....... ;_'. , .... , v '.!•;.•.;;. One victim of the shooting wa Mae Gazzo, 32, Fair Lawn, N.J in whose Jackson Heights electro lysis office the shooting occurrec She was a specialist in tha remov al of hair from the body by. ai electric process. .,•'.. The second victim was Kathleei M. Egan, .25, Elmhurst. Queens who was there -Cor -a treatment Miss Egan, a clerk for the Amer ican Telephone and Telegraph Co. was engaged to marry ; a Manhal tan fire lieutenant in January. Police reported no gun wa found in. the rooms and that bot women were shot from behinc Miss Egan was clutching a rosary She was unclothed, apparently fo her treatments. Her garments were neatly-folded on a hanger The women's pocketbooks ha been emptied on a table, and a the money—probably less than $5 —that they were believed to hav contained was gone. Also missin was Miss Egan's diamond engage ment ring, a one-carat solitaire. The crime was -discovered b Dr. Herbert Schwartz, a chirop odist whose office adjoins Mis Gazzo's. He had come to see wh she did not answer her telephone nationalism. The French joined in the Price Of Food Rises Slightly Geneva Talk Wind-up 4s Fruitless Final Speeches Will Be Made, Propaganda Battle Gets Started : BULLETIN! h GENEVA -HP). —.Secretary of State Dulles told the final session of the Geneva conference- today, that Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin apparently had sent-Foreign Minister V. M. -.-:". Mbloiov here "with orders not to discuss 'seriously," the re-^ unification of Germany. ..:. : By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER V GENEVA to-The West, in ".the losing hours of the Big Four coherence, today turned down a latement by Russia's V. M. Mol- tov which he had proposed."oh uropean security.: U. S. Secretary of State -Dulles aid the statement, iPapproved by le four foreign; ministers, would ive a "fa Is e'. impression"^ of greement, here. ; :; The:. action, noted by "Molotov. 'with -regretV...wound up the work if the conference except, for.agree- ment on a brief communique and a. final round .of speeches yet '.to :ome in an afternoon session. ; The ;f-o.r eign ministers, who ipened: their conference here three veeks ago Avithihigh' hopes, were eaving with prospects.of an East- Vest settlement, in Europe more remote .than ever. '.; Will RepprtTo President • Dulles and-his .chief aides, who expected to take off for Washing- on in midevening,; will report to resident .Eisenhower Immediately he:, total failure'- reach agreement here with Russia on German reunification, European security, disarmament and" practical, steps eliminate barriers between.the West in trade, travel/and uncen^ sored, information. -.'.., : xr . Th«- propaganda ' battle,;/ which was bound to-be waged as a result ot the failure: of the conference,' already ;.was getting under \vdy. The.; : West clearly - intended^ to blame Russia for ihfe : failure. >;.. -the:.- Molptov~statement:' turned down by the West today set 'forth thcis'e provisions for a European security pact which both sides iad agreed were desirable. But it omitted mention of the unification of. Germany which the West considers of first importance :o security. Dulles led the defeat of this final maneuver of /Molotov. He said there had been some points .of agreement between the two sides on European security. They had seemed significant, he continued, only up to the time that the Soviet Union had "fully exposed" its flat opposition to the unification of Germany through free elections. The Soviet proposition for outlining points of agreement now. preparations for the welcoming parade.. Dulles said, "would give somewhat of a false impression." Meanwhile, the Western delegations released the text of a proposal they had prepared for a four- power statement on disarmament, The Russian delegation had released its competitive draft 'last night. Western officials said neither proposal had much meaning now. because neither would be acted on. Talks H«ld "Useful" The draft prepared by the West would have had the four ministers (Continued on Page 2, Col. 2) Baltimore Child Named Poster Boy For Dimes March Turncoat Returns To Native Texas ..DALLAS, Tex. tn — Turncoat Lewie W. Griggs returned to his native Texas today and said he had no fear of the '-.reception he would receive in his* hometown of Jacksonville. "They'll treat me okay," the Husband Of Five Facing Sentence FARM1NGTON. Utah ' W) — Carl E. Jentzsch, 54, Farmington electrician accused of having five wivqs and "at least" 20 children, pleaded guilty to charges of unlawful - cohabitation yesterday. Dist. Judge Charles A. Cowley stay with the Communists in a Ko- NEW YORK IB-For the first _ time in seven weeks there was.a| slight rise this week in wholesale j j^w YORK ID—The National ifood prices as measured by the^oundation for Infantile Paralysis Dun i Bradstreet index. j today named 5-year-old Tommy The index rose to $6.04 from $6.00 a week ago, which was the lowest level touched since June 20, 1650. A year ago the index stood at S6.83. The indc.< represents the total cost at wholesale of one pound: each' of 31 foods in general use. set sentencing Nov. 22. Jentzsch is one of four men recently arrested in Utah's new crackdown on plural marriage. tall, serious ex-GI who chose tojStock Market Mixed . ,. , ..ZW YORK Wi — The stock mar- r e a n prisoner-of-war .exchange ket was mjxed tod jn eady dea] . then later asked to return to the United States, said here early this morning. : 'Gift 9 Story Led To Graham Arrest •> '* * '.;*.'.•* "•'*..•' . .*..*' * * . * * : •. Chance Remark Put FBI On Trail Of Airliner Saboteur Survey Shows People Believe J. . •. • . . J. . . " • '."••. •••.;• .. • Modern Doctors "Unfeeling'' DENVER .(JB-John Gilbert* Graham, 23. baby-faced father of two children, will be arraifined on a murder charge tomorrow in the dynamiting of a United Air Lines plane. ,The blast killed Graham's mother and 43 other passengers. The state moved swiftly to prosecute late yesterday" after U.S. Atty, Donald .Kelley turned the case over to Denver's Dist. Atty. Bert Keating for filing of murder charges. A murder complaint against Graham was signed by W. A. Pat terson of Chicago, president of the air lines. Keating said he would ask death in the gas chamber. The co m p I a in t specifically charges Graham 'with murdering his mother Mrs. Daisy E. King, 54, who lived with him in Denver. He insured her life for $37,500 after escorting her to start the fatal flight' Nov. 1. ' ' The bomb, hidden in Mrs. King's luggage, exploded near Longmont. Colo., ripping to pieces the DC6B mainliner shortly after it bad taken off from the Denver airport. Guards placed Graham under extra security precautions in Denver County Jail. He is held .without bond. Warden, Gordon Dolliver said an unidentified man threatened by telephone a mob. would storm the jail to take Graham out. From o H t w a r d appearances, guards sfj-.d. Graham showed no remorse or emotion over his confession. ( The Rocky Mountain News said in a copyrighted article a chance remark about a unique Christmas gift led to the arrest of Graham by the FBI. . The newspaper said neighbors told the FBI Friday, eight days after the Nov. 1 crash, that Graham told them he was heartbroken because he had hidden the gift, a jtwelry-making lool, in her luggage rather than presenting it in person. The FBI wont into action as soon as it learned Graham had opened his mother's packed suitcases to insert the surprise gift, lh« News said. ngs.- Woodward of Baltimore as its poster boy for the 1956 March of Dimes. The freckled youngster, who was stricken with polio when 14. mouths old, will appear on signboards and other advertisements for the polio fund drive which starts Jan." 3. Tommyhas spent six months of his young life in hospitals and .last July • underwent an operation, on his left .foot. He now gets around with braces and crutches. ..... KANSAS CITY W - the public's! main gripe against doctors and; hospitals is that they don't seem to be human enough, says a new study o( people's feelings. Only a fifth of the people. interviewed thought physicians charged too much. Most did think hospitals cost too much. '-'.-• Their main criticism was a feeling that doctors and hospitals gave an impression of not caring deeply about the human patient, said Dr. Earl Lomon Koos, professor of social welfare, Florida State University, Tallahassee. He said the remedy seems to be better human relations. Only 19 per cent thought doc- tors' fees were too high,'Dr. Koos said in 1 a talk prepared for the American Public. Health Assn."s 83rd annual meeting.-. , ' - : ;'.:• But half criticized doctors, for "being unwilling to make house calls" or insisting that 'patients, unless severely'ill, /come.., totheir offices or to the hospital. About as many objected to long waits in'doc- tors'; office's..'•. •• •-7 ..':.- '• , •And.M per cent indicated that modern doctors, concentrating',on techniques'to find and combat illness. •: "lacked the human warmtn of: the old-time general practitioner (who possiWy knew less about medicine but more, about, his patients)," Dr. Koos said. ;.,.-. 4

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