Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 17, 1955 · Page 1
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ThtWtathtr v • . - . . , t fair, colder, low 16-22. Fair, continued cold tomorrow. : High, 65; low, 29; noon, 34; River—3.6 feet. .Relative humidity—38 per cent. VOL. LXXXVI.—NO. 317 fnu Semee-Af Winpftrte' CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1955 Inttrnational Nnt Stnict 32 Page$ 6 CENTS 0 President Goes To New Of lice Bond Issue Idea Losing GOP Favor Weeks Says Added .Taxes Possible If New Plan Adopted GETTYSBURG, Pa. '(INS) — Commerce Secretary; S i n c la i r Weeks said today after, meeting with President Eisenhower that the administration is "leaping more toward" a pay-as-you-go program for' construction 'of interstate highways. : ' > '•' •• ••' ••. • • • '• . Weeks added that if such a plan Is approved by congress there "will have to be : some, additional; taxes," presumably on gasoline, -to pay for ; it.V •• ,-: : . :''•, .;. • • V. The administration waged an un successful campaign in the 'last session .of.congress for a bond financing, program- to build..some 25 billion, dpllars worth of -interstate roads in the next 10 to 15 years.- •:•'••.•'•' ''• , A Senate bill, pushed through by Democrats over opposition of Republicans who stood by the President's program, is pending in the House. The measure .puts emphasis on primary, secondary and other type roads rather than the interstate highway .system recommended by • the White House Advisory Commission of retired Gen.. Lucius .Clay. ' -•'.'"'.. Weeks told a-news conference that the Senate measure! "leaves the method =of financing up in the air." sFor that andiother. reasons, he said, the administration .is^still "opposed to the bill. , : • The secretary said that in his 40-minute conference . with Mr. Eisenhower .he -"brought .nirn ; up ~io date on the, work we are doing . . . looking".toward- resumption in the next-session of some activity, we hope, in getting-this'interstate highway system on the road," Hughes Sees Balanced Budget In Present Year GETTYSBURG. Pa. WV-Budget Director .Rowland 'Hughes said today after, a meeting with President Eisenhower that it looks as if the federal budget can be balanced in both the present and the 1956-57 fiscal years. The present, of 1955-56 fiscal year, expires next June 30. Top administration officials lave said in the past that taxes can be cut" if the budget is bal anced and stays in balance. Hughes declined to predict, how- 'ever, whether balancing of the budget will mean a tax,cut. x He said the balance *will not be achieved at the expense of military strength and power. M6ther v Son Die In Blaze 'AKRON, Ohio (fl—A mother and her 10-year-old son burned to death early today, just beyond the futile, reach of her husband. The tragedy was at the one- room, cottage -of an unemployed factory worker, Theodore McVicker, 38, on "the west "edge of Barberton. : •• : '• -••;•• ' His.wife Agnes.;.35, awakened to find flames curling around their oil stove. She aroused her husband and they tried to put.out the fire. They -tried to get the stove through the door. Mrs.. Me Vicker, with their son John helping, was pushinglrom the inside. Me Vicker was pulling- from the 'outside. ; The stove, exploded. The stove .remained wedged in the door, and Mc'Vicker was unable to get inside It's Xear That Time Again Little Maggie Welsh of Detroit, examines a giant Santa Glaus mail box in the downtown section;and there's little doubt what's in her mind. The box is guaranteed to hold all letters written to the old gentleman at the North Pole by the city's children. (AP Photofax).: Democrats Air 'Loyirtty Oath 9 CHICAGO -'Ml — Democrats moved today to patch up party- splitting differences before, their 1956 convention. National Chairman Paul M. Butler forecast adopt.ion.Joy .the .national committee of atcbm- promise for the so-called}:"loyalty oath,"- ; center of turmoil in the;.Jl948:.-and 1952 conventions... iUhdeSihif compromise, stateg committees would be resporisi-' ; : ble "' for getting the ' national nominees on the ballot.under .the*-jDemocratic label in 1 their, istates. ^Convention ,. delegates .would;be''certified-by .the state. groups 1 as-"bona fide Democrats'-who have the interests, welfare-..and--success- of the) Democratic'party at : heart;"",. PeronLabor Grip Broken In Argentina BUENOS AIRES HV-Maj. Gen. Pedro Aramburu's new' Argentine government, using. tank-supported Marines -"and army troops, last night seized control of the .General Confederation of Labor ; '(CGT), backbone of the old Peron regime. The government made its surprise move as a fizzling general strike by CGT kept key meat-packing .plants ; closed and : hit .other imnortant industries. Essential services were unaffected. Simultaneously with the swoop by.the troops on CGT headquarters here, police arrested about 100 leaders of the trainmen's unions who were preparing to call a railroad strike. Failure of the railroad workers - to join the three-day-old strike was one of the main reasons why the walkout had missed its sponsors'; goal of paralyzing the nation. . .The government appointed Navy Capt. Alberto Patron as interventor (adminstrato'r) < for CGT, which claims six million members. A government decree said all officials of the ^central organization and its member unions had been removed from their posts. A commission was. named to investigate CGT. Eisenhower Begins Busy Grains Slightly Easier CHICAGOrtfj — Grains displayed a 'slightly; easier undertone at the opening oh the Board of Trade today. Price changes were small. Scientists Hoping 5 Of 10 Satellites Will Circle Globe . CHICAGO WV-The United States plans to fire at least 10'instru- ' mentrfilleo'' satellites, into, space in 1957 and 1958, hoping that half of them will .circle the globe. This was disclosed last night by Dr. Joseph Kaplan, chairman of the group .entrusted .with the 'American satellite program^ He outlined some. n«w details about the satellite* in « speech to the American Rocket Society, : Kapian hndt tht U: S. National Committee lor, the International Geophysical Year, a section of UM NutioMl Academy of Science* which President Eisenhower empowered to conduct the satellite ' : '' The "minimum satellite .program" proposed, Kaplan said, con kills "of* approximately 10 instru' burdft* with the expectation that at : least five.of the birds will be successfully launched into their orbits, circulating about the earth for a period of about two weeks at heights of about 200 to 800 miles.". The satellites are to be carrier into space, by giant rockets. Then they are expected to travel freely •bout the earth, much-as does the moon. Inside will be instruments to. measure ultraviolet rays, cos mic rays' and other .particlei' in space. Measurements are expect ed to add to man's kaowledce of Use e*rth itself. Some rocket scientists said Dr Kaplin'a speech indicated.the pro- fram is going slower than expect* ed, the satellites may be smaller Heavy Fiscal^ Foreign Affairs Scheaule : Set For Gettysbui-g pffice r.; at His new 'office at'''9:45."a.m,' today )ucklihg down; to ah: almost "ful day of official : for the :irst : tini« : !suice;his .Sept.>..24 heart attack/:'--.. '_.' .';•;•"'•:''• '' : .;';; .; '••• ,'VHe. had? a heavy : , schedule demoted .to fiscal and foreign affairs. ;,The" President,': -to all appearances' in; high' spirits, was met al .he. entrance to" the Gettysburg post office,'. where" his temporary office , is. located,, by Secretary of Commerce •• Sinclair Weeksl " .'.;.'. Poses For .Pictures ; Then, after a moment of posing 'or pictures with Weeks 'and Postmaster 'Lawrence E. Oyler whose office he has taken -over, the President bustled inside— out of a raw, chilly wind— and started con 'erences with Weeks and Budgel Director Rowland 'Hughes. He was to : get a first-hand report on the Geneva conference :rom -Secretary of State Dulles .ater. . \. ; • Weeks and ."Hughes, along with presidential aide Sherman .Adams arrived .a. half-hour earlier, at Get ysburg a i-r p o r t— arid made :a nerve-tingling landing. Sways In Wind The two-engine Aero Command er swayed so badly in the driv ing. cross-wind on the first land ing attempt that a second pass was necessary. Weather permitting, Dulles was :o fly in around 4 .p.m. to tell the President about . the difficult negotiations at the Big Four foreign ministers meeting. Dulles will follow through tomor row with a radio and .television report on the Geneva developments to the American people. Suspect Gets ^oiitimiaiice Graham Has 11 Days ;To Obtain Attorney ,For Murder Hearing •DENVER—(INS)—John Gilberi 5raham was grantee' 11 days today n Denver district cpuirt to' plead to harges. he murdered his •- 53-year.- Id mother by dynamiting a commercial airliner in which 44 died. ; The 23-year-old part-time college tudent, charged- with one- 6f. the most heinous crimes in Colorado istory,.. glumly stared at the floor s lawyers argued how long a con tinuance ; should • be granted for lim to secure, proper.jegal counsel Denver Attorney J. R. Stock and, hired by Graham's half-sister o represent him temporarily, tolc District. Judge James E. Nolanc f'Durango, .Colo., he .was no repared. to enter .a plea- for' Gra tarn at this time. He requested an additional 3C lays "to allow Graham to secure Tbper counsel." District Attorney Bert Keating, who had vowed to end the youth to the Colorado gas hamber, objected strenuously to any delay in the start of the case Keating had previously expres ;ed '.fears that .key prosecution wit nesses would be scattered and dif icult' tb : . bring-, to Denver if the case:we're>delayed.' - :Juagev;Nolahd, who was sitting on;ihe.. Denver'bench in place: o Jehver District. Judge /Edward: J Seating, agreed /with 'the pr.osecu oir.:. that. the ^arraignment • shoul not be-delayed so long-as a month 'He'.granted, a- continuance unti 9 a. rh. (MST) on Monday, Nov. 28 le 'cautioned, young 'Graham to hi certain .he is properly .represented at that time. ••.'••-; ; Defenders 9 Wait Chance To Fire Atomic Weapons FORT' POLK, La. '. Wt-United States defenders were -waiting today for. a. chance to hit hard 'with atomic weapons at massed forces of green uniformed "aggressor troops. .'.,"..,.\ .'---..'. They;,had -.the - opportunity yes terday as Exercise Sagebrush rolled northward -with the enemy advance—but; passed it up. Maneuver, officials bad no ready explanation. at news briefings o the failure to exploit this basi doctrine of atomic warfare on the battlefield, except to suggest U. S commanders were waiting for a still .more lucrative target Newsmen were told that half o all the planes in the defender', air force were destroyed in' the series bC ! strikes by aggressor BS7 m e d i u m jet bombers Tuesday night. About M per cent of all the air fields used by the defenders were hit- with varying defrws of d*mate. :••'., :". •-'•:••'•.Law Facet Tert' WASHINGTON MV-The five-yea old McCarran internal securitj law, designed to control subver sive organizations, faced its firs !h»n first anticipated, and they Supreme Court lest today in a probably won'l I* shaped like ketb*)ls. appeal by the U.S. Comrmmis party. China's Reds Expel Three As Criminals HONG KONG — (INS) — Peiping Radio announced today that Com munist China is expelling three Americans whom it described as 'criminals." The broadcast recorded in Hong Cong gave • their names as Mrs lomer V. Bradshaw, the Rev Ylarcellus White, and the Rev. Jus .in Garvey. The State Department list o Americans, held in China lists' only Dr. Homer. V. Bradshaw of New York, not a wife. He is a Presby terian missionary who' was arrest ed' in .China in February, 1951. The broadcast said the prisone 3radshaw had previously been re eased on bail for "medical alien tion." The Rev. Marcellus White o Waltham, Mass., belongs to Order of Passionist Fathers. H was arrested Feb. 24, 1952. Ty Cobb Winner [n Damage Suit OROVILLE, Calif. HV-Old-tim baseball star Ty,Cobb. won a $50 000 victory last night when a jur ruled 9-3 in his favor on a damag suit brought by another forme player. Cobb, 68. was sued by Elbert D Felts of Chico, Calif., who playe ;hree decades ago with the Da Francisco Seals. Felts testified Cobb was drun and hit him last year, causing recurrence of a back injury. - President Eisenhower shakes hands with Secretary of Commerce Weeks as he Arrives at the temporary White House office in the Gettysburg, Pa.,'Post Office today, his first at an office since his heart attack in September. Shown, left to right, are Sherman Adams-and budget director Roland Hughes. In right background is postmaster L; E. Oyler who gave-up his office to the President • . . : (AP Phohsfax) Winds Arctic Blast Across ;U. S. ; . " New York Has Five Inches Of Snoyr, 2 Dead, Several Hurt . j^j^-,^:^.^^^-:-.;-.-..:?.^ 'ted-l'rcsi:.- By cold and blinding 'snow?;' in; some areas. swept across; the .northern part ot the nation •; today." Winds sent : the arctic; air across the plains into the- north-central region and southward and eastward. Gale force 'winds swept off the Great iakes and "dropped from one to. five inches of snow'. over western New '.York. 'Highways- were clocked," trees were toppled and there were numerous power failures. . . Two Dead, Some Hurt At least two deaths, and several injuries were attributed to the eastern storm. Wind gusts of 68 m.p.h. were recorded. Snow drifted to three feet in some areas, Routes 5 and 20 in New York; were closed in spots. Icy streets! held traffic to a crawl. At least' 30 schools were reported closed in Erie and- Genesee coimties in western New York. Northern Midwest areas also; had fresh snowfalls ranging from one to three inches. Temperatures dropped sharply in many Midwest areas' which Had reported near-record high readings Tuesday. .Chicago's weather changed in 24 hours from a' sunny 71 Tuesday to a chilly, windy 17 last night. Wind -gusts of 60 m.p.h. were reported and full gale warnings were .posted for Lake Michigan. ' Oklahoma' City's • plunge was from 77 to 16 degrees. Still Below Zero It was still below zero in parts of Montana, northern Wyoming and sections of the Dakotas. It was 18 below at Havre, Mont. There were heat records in sec lions of the Southeast yesterday with readings mostly in the high 70s and- low 80s. It also was mfld in wide areas of the East; Two workmen were .killed in Detroit yesterday in accidents caused by winds up, to 50 m.p.h. One man was crushed when a 30- foot concrete block wall toppled. -Editors Belicvc- Stevenson, Nixon Ta Be Rivals If Ike Steps Out COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Wl —Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Adlat,E. Stevenson are'the leading candidates for the 1956 presidential ' nominations in the view of most delegates attending the Associated Press Managing Editors Assn.: convention here. By a ratio of almost a 4-1 newsmen from all sections of the country pndkted President Eisenhower will not seek re-ekction. They see the farm problem and foreign policy as the two Issues which will figure most heavily, in the 19» campaign." V These are the highlights of a poll of the editors taken at the meeting and tabulated today. The editors voted Chief Justice UAL Sets New Speed Record NE\V YORK—(INS)—United Air. Lines today set; a new commercial speed 'record j for a flight • between -Los -Angeles and New, York-Tan : elapsed time .mark, of five-hours.-and " 22 minutes. •• -.---•' . ••'• •- '--,h- :•- UAL, "said the'flight' ^A'ngies/'it 9; 15 -last night''andj .•arrived: a't New York's-Idlewild "."Airport' at 5:37'^ a.',.rn ; "The plane,"pilofed""by^ Bob -Dawson of Millington, N. ,,J:, 'clipped .15 minutes off .the.'.previous record,., also set .by Dawson,.on Nov. 30, : 1954.. .''.' • ' Dawson was aided on. his latest flight by a 160 miles 'an hour tail wind, and reached a maximum speed'of 650 M.P.H. 1 Iran Premier Shot; Moslem Fanatic Held •TEHRAN, Iran Ml — Premier lussein Ala was shot and wounded jy a Moslem fanatic today. A spokesman said later, - after Ala vas hospitalized,' that his condition was not serious. Ala had removed his shoes, in accordance" 1 with Moslem custom, and started to walk across the carpeted floor of the-shah mosque when the -gunman stepped up to him, said a few-words and then ired. The-Premier,'accompanied by some of his Cabinet, was attend- ng the mosque, to mourn the death of. Mostafa Kashani, son of Ayatullah Kashani, the Moslem religious leader who. played a ma:or part in ousting Mohammed Mossadegh from the prime min ,stry in August 1953. Ala, a veteran of Iran's diplomatic service and a former ambassador to the United States, was named last April 7 to succeed Gen. Fazlollah Zahedi when the general retired because of ill health. Ala then was minister of court to the Shah. He is 72 years old. ' He had served as premier previously for a brief period several years ago. U. S. Policies, Laws Oppose ".,,;' .'. V .J---JL , . > :. SaleQf Ai*ms Request Front Israel For ; ;Cut • Ratej .Easy - V '• ."••.-.• ;. . .. . . .' Teripi^PtircKagef y-Aifec WASHINGTON" w'^'The .'odd of . U. i; S."'law "a'nd ^'foreign polic; are strongly against approval o the quick cut-price, easyrterm sal of ! weapons 'which,' Israel;' is 'ask ing.. :'-. :•'•••. :-.";•'•• : .. • How much armament she ma; be permitted" to' buy under cas terms required by law .has no yet' been decided.'- That matter i under .'study 'by ' officials : of : th' Treasury, State arid Defense departments. Officials said they ex peeled no -precipitate decision. To Carry Out Decision ' Secretary of Defense Wilson tol his news conference yesterday h: department will "carry ou promptly", whatever decision reached by President Eisenhowe and the State Department. He sai he had not yet seen. the list of re quested arms, .which' Israeli Am bassador Abba Eban • presente to the State Department yesterday The total cost, kinds an amounts of arms asked by Israe was a closely held secret. But th total was known' to run into th tens 'of millions .of dollars and t cover ' antitank, antiaircraft ani submarine killing equipment. - : Less Than Egypt Deal Eban w'odld say only that hi itemized list was in "markedl lesser quantity" than Egypt's re ported 80 million dollar deal wit Communist Czechoslovakia for IOC to 200 MIG15 jet planes, a lik number of heavy tanks and six submarines along with assorted artillery and ammunition. • No sooner had -Israel submitted ner list yesterday than Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Hussein arrived at the State Department to protest,. ....... Big 4 Talks End; Geneva Spirit' Torn Political, Propaganda Fight To Be Widened; No Other Session Set GENEVA «). — East and West, quared off today for a new round f the cold war for Germany,: Closing statements at the Big. 'our, foreign . ministers yesterday eft no doubt the" struggle, concentrated for,three weeks in the Pal-" ce of Nations here, will be trans-, ormed into a wider conflict of in-. ernatiohal politics and propaganr a directed from Moscow, Wash- ngton, London, Paris and Bonn. The foreign ministers 1 ' conference, ended with the spirit of Ge-.' leva, born four months ago at the urnmit conference here, torn to alters. -There was no. decision .to sold another session. . Each Blames Other ' Each side; blamed - the other for he total failure of the'talks to iroduce any constructive agreements on" German reunification;- a luropean - security ' pact, atomic- disarmament and -the removal of Iron Curtain barriers. • .'. After polite :but tough exchanges n a 314-hour final session: the. foreign ministers "began pulling out or home. ' '•'••• .-,.- ....' • -,: ' S. Secretary of State Dulles waded for Washington aboard President Eisenhowers plane -Columbine III. ...-"• -••';'• ' : : ':/X The most authoritative comment sossible from the : Western side was'that it .will take weeks, possibly months, to tell which side " won. Much more was at stake/at he meeting-than agreements on the points directly at issue! From this broader perspective, several results can be .listed before the final .score is in: . j .:- Much Tougher Line : ' 1. The Soviet .government was shown ,tq be following a much tougher- line in relations with. the . West than at the summit conference in July. ... .'-. .-.....•"...', 2.1 A, demonstration of Russia's; no-compromise, attitude, even, on minor .problems of East-West; relations, can be expected to counteract the softening "influence of the Geneva spirit on Western policies. •..''.. 3. An equally uncornpromisirfg attitude of the West on basic problems such as i German unity and disarmament controls showed Russia the 4 West is not willing to buy a settlement with the East at the cost of large concessions. . . 4. The cold war is still on—and seems likely to continue for a long time—in the sense that Russia seeks to drive the Western Powers out of Germany and the United States out of Europe while the West wants to roll back Soviet power. Guard Quits Plant Area NEW CASTLE. Ind. HV-Seven windows were-smashed today in the Perfect Circle Corp. foundry, scene of an Oct. 5 riot, , as the last group of 25 national guardsmen prepared, to leave. Plant guards told Ma j. Elmer' L. Jackson. South Bend; troop commander, that a group of three to five men smashed the windows at 2 a.m. Mayor Paul F. McCormack appealed to Gov. Craig early this week to k(«p the troops at the strike scene for fear of more trouble. the most probably rival of Nixon for the GOP; nomination. Of 186, managing editors participating in the poll, 86 listed Nixon as most probable Republican presidential, .nominee while'77 others list' Warren. : ; The vote for Stevenson on the Democratic Hide was overwhelm ing. He was lilted by 15« editors. Next was Gov. Avcrell Harriman of New York. He polled 14 rotes. Sen. Estei Kefauver (D-Tenn) far outdistanced all others as the third most likely candidate with 74 votes. He also had eight first-place votes and 39 second-place. Only 39 of the newsmen expressed belief President Eisenhower will be a candidate for re- Earl Warren oC the Unitsd SUlesjelection; 147 thought he won't. British Socialites At Party Thrown By Rackets Boss LO.VDON CD — Wealthy social register types rubbed elbows with some of the toughest characters in town last night at a champagne party tossed by Billy Hill, self-styled ."boss of Britain's underworld." ' Guests from higher up on the social scale included motor millionaire Sir Bernard' Docker and the uninhibited Lady Norah Docker; and Henry Sherek, one of London's top theatrical producers, and his wife. The party was held on the second floor of a restaurant in the tough Soho district. A good time was had by all and police were not called. But today some L don newspapers wer«i livid with indignation. Hill,..who admits spending 17 of his 44 years in prison, gave the party to celebrate publication of his autobiography, "The Boss of Britain's Underworld." The conservative Daily Sketch described the party as "scandalous and shocking" and asked: "What are we heading for. an Al Capone empir! in London?" Jap Men Sterilized To Limit:Family Size TOKYO 111 — More than 420 Jap- Array Relocates Japan Barracks TOKYO UV-The U. S. Army said today it.wound move its main junior officers' and civilian barracks from downtown Tokyo to the city anese men on Kyushu, southern-joutskirts. The move may doom To- most main island of Japan, have'kyo's naughty corner of "4th'and )een voluntarily sterilized in thejY." a busy downtown street by wst year to limit size of their [day and a prostitute's promenade families, the' newspaper, Asahi, re : by night. .Both barracks-were with- ported today. in feet o£ the famous corner. Many GOP Members Called 'Out Of Step'Witb President NEW YORK tf> — Republican Gov. Fred Hall of Kansas, says many Republicans are "out of step with the President and with Ihe .people who voted for the Republican .party in 1952." Addressing a dinner meeting of the National. Republican Club.last night, the 39-year-old governor added: ; : •• -'-':; "We are in danger of breaking faith completely with the people who supported us in'1952 and who are still supporting the President today. We shall not live very long as a party if we do not (ace up to it." .. ' . Hall said "the Republican par ty is in trouble today because not enough Republicans are going the President's way." "The more conservative Repub- icans," he said, "are suffering :rom a great delusion—the idea that there is in the world, particularly in the United States,. a sort of inevitable trend toward socialism. 'Creeping socialism' they, call it; ' . : . ' "/-'•: "•'. "To them." he continued, "the words 'progressivism," 'liberalism' and 'socialism' are" synonymous." *• . ,;,' Hall mentioned no' names. VAt a news conference earlier, however, he had listed Sen. William, F. KnoMand of California, in the group of "right-wing" conservatives. ' :. '' -.'.-.'•'•-' ! T'/•'"• Hall said that if President\El- senhower runs (or re-election lie will win by a* greater margin thaft in 1952. V

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