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195 AUCUST 1951 Sun. .Mon. Tnes. WM. ThuM. rrt. SaU 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Q U 15 16 17 18 1 9 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Weather Forecast Southern California Night and morn Ing fog and low clouds near coaat, otherwise mostly sunny today and tomorrow with scattered high cloudiness; slightly warmer In coastal sections this afternoon. San Bernardino range yesterday: 10056. Central and Northern California Fair today and tomorrow except local coastal fog. f aMiTjpaper fop San VOL. LVII, NO. 297 SIXTEEN PAGES W) Associated Press (UP) United Press Bo a copy $1.75 a month MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 13, 1951 Becnatmo Couatg. o) 0) FEB BE IfliLH B IMl Cain Reveals Report Ready On MacArthur WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (m Senator Harry Cain, Washington Republican, revealed tonight that eight members of the joint senate committees that investigated the ouster of Gen. Douglas MacArthur have prepared a report on the hearing. Cain, a member of the armed services committee, said he was one of the signers of the document, but when asked if the others also are Republicans he evaded the question. Senator Russell, Georgia Democrat, who presided at the Mac-Arthur hearing, said yesterday he would call a meeting soon to decide if a formal report is needed. He repeated his own 3, previously expressed view that a report is not called for. He said the testimony had been given wide public attention. Asked if the report of the eight supports MacArthur, Cain said only that it presents the views of the signers as to the mistakes made in the far east. He cannot subscribe to the idea, he said, that the joint committee make no report to. the country after so long a hearing. Strike Voted At Douglas Plant No Agreement On Seven Demands LONG BEACH, Aug. 12 (JPI The C.I.O. United Auto Workers Tgigaid its members today authorized "fjis strike at Douglas Aircraft Co. Long Beach plant after failing to reach agreement with the company on seven basic union demands, i Orval Pierce, union local presi-1 dent, said the strike can begin any time after Sepl. 5, termination dale nf the existing contract. T;wn i no . , ., , . ,.' , , , meeting, hut. the vote itself was . j;ir.A tu .. -j AMn h m,in.nnan mnim I involved. The company and the union have been unable to agree on piu posals for a 6 per cent additional payment on earnings from last October to last April, and 10 per cent from April until now; a 10 per cent flat wage increase effec tive now, plus 10 cents an hour and an escalator clause that would raise pay one cent an hour for each 1.44 points increase in the B.L.S. index; assumption by the company of half the expense of hospital, surgical, accident and life insurance; a union shop, a company-financed pension plan, and severance pay schedule. Plane Demolished In Landing; Five Injured Slightly ' LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 P -Five persons on a Sunday morning family pleasure flight escaped serious injury today when the plane crashed on a landing attempt and was demolished. The pilot, Dr. W. A. Paget, .18, of Baldwin Park, rented the plane at El Monte airport, lie took his sons, Allen, 3, and Dwayne, 4, and his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rentfro, 77 and 75, respectively, for an hour's flight. Upon returning for a landing, Dr. Paget, said, something went wrong and he saw he was heading for a row of parked planes. He gunned the ship over the airport and it. crashed in the dry bed of Rio Hondo river. Later, hospital attendants said 1ha five suffered only a shaking up, cuts and bruises. MOTORISTS ASTOUNDED He Takes Plane on Streets Instead of Runway Jailed MONROVIA, Aug. 12 WPI Dale Sillasen took an impromptu plane rido today, but Instead of getting off the ground ho got a trip to the jail. The sheriff's office gave this . account of the escapade: Sillasen climbed into a small plane at; Monrovia airport, 'started it up, and headed out, But he marie a wrong turn. Instead nf a runway In front of him, he found Shamrock street. Hb laxied down Shamrock for Fear of Soviet Power Assailed By Eisenhower Strength of Free World Greater, He Tells Senators WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 UPl A senate subcommittee quoted Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to day as saying the free world's strength is so overwhelming "it is aJiwost ridiculous for us to be talking in terms' of fright and hysteria." Eisenhower's assertion came de spite a finding by a foreign relations subcommittee that western Europe is lagging in building up its ground defense. It said, how ever, the western European nations have promised Eisenhower a 75 per cent increase in their north Atlantic pact army divisions by next year. In a formal report on its 14-day visit to Europe in July, the nine-member subcommittee said that Eisenhower, the north Atlantic treaty organization (N.A.T.O.) commander, told them, as of to day: "The material, intellectual, spir itual, technical and professional resources available to the free world are so overwhelming as compared to what the iron curtain and satellite countries have, that it is almost ridiculous for us to be talking in terms of fright and hysteria, which we often do." UNITY BY FORCE The senators said Eisenhower, with whom they conferred twice in his Paris headquarters, said the iron curtain countries do have a unity which the N,A.T.O. nations lack. . They quoted the general as declaring, however, that this is a unity "brought about by a gun and a sword held forever behind a man's back ready to chop off his head." Eisenhower told the visiting sen ators Ihat the job of the free nations -is "to convince every nation participaluic, every man in that nation. . . that, we are approach ' .. . , . me this thing from the slandpoin nC enlightened self-interest. TROOP RATIO HIT He added that if everybody be lieves "that what he is doing is good for him,- then we achieve unity." The subcommittee, reporting to the senate foreign relations and armed services committees which start revising the $8,500,000,000 (Continued on Page 2, Column 4) Ex-Convict Seized After He Escapes In Hail of Bullets SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 m A stocky, 22-year-old ex-convict paroled three weeks ago was cap Hired tonight a few hours alter he escaped a police trap in a blaze of gunfire (hat wounded a 19-year- old girl bystander. The gunman, identified as James Alonzo Rogers, was captured with out a shot being fired at Sixth and Mission streets in downtown San B'rancisco. He had been wounded not seri ouslyin Ihe chest and left arm in the earlier shooting and was rushed to a hospital. Officers George Asdrubale and and William Lister, in a patrol car, spotted the fugitive, jumped out and pinned Rogers helplessly against the patrol car as he tried vainly to reach for his gun. The patrolmen warned they would shoot to kill if he continued to struggle. So he surrendered. The shooting began when police went to Rogers' home to question him about a gun battle earlier in the day in which police thwarted an attempted holdup of a motel. a few blocks, then turned on to Duarte road. Astounded Sunday motorists swung off the road to lot him pass. After about 200 yards of this, Sillasen turned again. This time the plane jumped a curbing and crashed into a railroad embankment, lie wasn't damaged, but the plane was. Sillasen, a 33-ypnr-nld ma-chinisl, was honked on suspicion of grand theft, airplane, and drunk in airplane. 4- mmii'"ln'. -: '' $5,000 AT FINISH LINE heat of the Ail-American Soap Box Derby yesterday at Akron, Ohio, and wins a $5,000 college scholarship. Second is Raymond Marconi of Gary, Ind., and third Is Paul F. Albright of Jefferson City, Mo. San Bernardino's champion, Charles E. Davis, lost in the second round. (AP Wirephoto) 500 on Train Escape Death Amazed Rescuers Find Few Injured KOUR OAKS, N. C, Aug. 12 t.f i - A fast. Miami-to-New York streamlined train carrying more than 500 passengers was wrecked today with three cars flying down a 20-foot embankment, but nobody was killed. "The most miraculous thing I've even seen," declared Dr. Watson Wharton, of Smithfield. "The steel cars saved the passengers." Other rescue workers voiced equal amazement. Nine persons were hospitalized and scores were treated for cuts and bruises, but many of the 25 ambulances which converged on the scene went away empty. The 18-car train, the Atlantic Coast line's East Coast Champion, was passing a rain-hit filled area two miles north of here when nine middle cars derailed without warning. The diner swung cross-wise on the double track and came to rest almost standing on its nose with one end buried in mud at the bottom of the bank and the other end in the air. At the bottom of the bank, rescue workers found one car up side down, another on its side and one upright. The other cars stayed on the right of way, although one turned over. Rescue workers made their way through all the cars and expressed astonishment the toll was no higher. Four Oaks is about 30 miles southeast of Raleigh, the state capital. A cloudburst hit the area Fri day. A railroad official said the en gineer saw nothing wrong with Ihe fill when approaching it. Anolher passenger train passed safely over the fill an hour ahead of the streamliner. The wrecked train was traveling 45 to 50 miles an hour. THE SUN'S Features Index The scheduled 6 a.m. strike to day of Associated Telephone Co. employes in San Bernardino and 90 other communities was called off last night when agreement be tween the company and union was reached. A 10 per cent wage boost heads the list of settlement items. See page 9. On Other Pages AMUSEMKNTS. Pnire A. CLiASSlKIKD. Pago 12-15. COMICS. PHRe 8. CROSSWORD. Pace 7. EDITORIAL. Pas IS. SPORTS. Pnnei" in. 11. STAR OAZEH. Pnc S. TKLEVISIOrJ-nADIO. Phbo 5. VITAL RECORDS. PaK w r,n i m I'm. rw 5, WOMEN. TRe 7. Darwin Cooper of Williamsport, Pa., PENNSYLVANIA BOY WINS SOAP BOX DERBY BEFORE 80,000 San Bernardino's Davis Loses in Second Round; Wilbur Shaw Suffers Heart Attack AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 12 (JP Fifteen-year-old Darwin Cooper, representing Williamsport, Pa., whistled down Ihe All American Soap Box Derby course in his sleek black racer No. 137 to win the fourteenth running of the classic at Derby Downs. He bested 140 competitors from the United States, Canada, Alaska and the U. S. occupation zone of Germany. His prize is a $5,000 college scholarship at the school of his choice. About 80,000 fans saw the event. Second place, with a prize of a new automobile, went to Raymond Marconi, 12, of Gary, Ind. Third and last in the final, seventy-fifth heat was Paul F. Albright, 12,- of Jefferson City, Mo. In the heat to determine the next three places, the order ot finish was James Gray of Columbus, Ga., William E. Herget of Akron, Ohio, and Ferdinand Funke of Evansville, Ind. SHAW STRICKEN Wilbur Shaw, 48, Indianapolis speedway president, was to have served as referee for today's races, but he suffered a heart attack and was taken to City hospital in a serious condition. Shaw ran up the green-painted racing strip, 975.4 leet long, to board an automobile for the pre-race parade, and collapsed. The winner, a freshman at Dan ville Junior High school, is a tall, thin lad, serious and quiet. He is the eldest of four children of steel-worker, William Cooper. Two California boys from Val- lejo and San Diego made it to tha third round of the derby before losing out. Two others, from San Bernardino and Los Angeles, lost in 1he second round, and a San Francisco boy lost in the first round. There were a total of five rounds. Winners of the Ihree-car heats advanced with second and third placers out. John Sudolski of Vallejo and Richard Szarkacs of San Diego both came in third in their third round heats after winning in the first and second rounds. Charles E. Davis of San Bernar dino and Edward T. Compte of Actress Denise One-Day Divorce in Mexico MEXICO CITY, Aug. 12 UP) Denise Darcel took off for New York tonight after setting a new record for a Mexican divorce she got. her decree in 24 hours. American Airlines, whose flight 156 carried "Denise Billecard, 36, U. S. rititzen," said this was 1he actress who divorced Peler Crosby, Washington, D. C, real estate man in Yautepec, Morelos state, Friday. Morelos divorce laws are not very (demanding and she went to Ihe hits the finish line in the final Davis Loses Second Round In Fast Time Charles E. Davis of Corona, San Bernardino's Soap Box Derby champion, won his heat in the first round of Akron's national finals yesterday in 28.58 seconds, but lost to David Win-kelhake of Cherokee, Iowa, in the second round by a half length. The winner's time was 27.91 seconds, fastest in the second round. Los Angeles took seconds in their second round heats. Ronald Bull of San Francisco placed third in his first round heat.' In a pre-race feature, radio and television ventriloquist Paul Win-chell and his dummy, "Jerry Ma-honey," won the "oil can" trophy. He was racing against Hollywood stars Ronald Reagan, who came in second, and hefty Andy Devine, who barely coasted across the finish line. 4 Political Experts Eye Roosevelt Faction's Swift Move for Truman LOS ANGKLES, Aug. 12 UP) The California Democratic organization is on record today as perhaps the first state party unit of ficially to endorse President Tru man for reelection in 1952. The action was accomplished with surprising swiftness and outward agreement' at yesterday's session of the executive" committee of the Democratic state cen tral committee. It followed National Chairman Parcel Gets little town of Yautepec instead of the divorce capital Cuernavaca, the state capital, to avoid publicity. The actress was to return by last night's plane, but the airline said she postponed her return to tonight, without giving any reason, Denise gave incompatibility as the grounds for divorce. The decree included a provision for return of all the jewelry Crosby gave her. Croshy was represented by attorneys. Million German Youths in 'Hate Wesl' Parade Propaganda Show Outdoes Hitler's Biggest Spectacles BERLIN. Aug. 12 P More than 1,000,000 blue-shirted girls and boys, chanting loyalty to Stalin and hate for the west, staged a giant parade in East Berlin today in a propaganda show that outdid Hitler's biggest spectacles. The high point of the 14-day Communist world youth peace festival came to an end after nine hours of steady marching past the reviewing stand in Marx-Engels Platz, the red square that formerly was the Lustgarten. Western precautions against violent incidents were unnecessary. Not a stone was thrown in anger all day. The Russian - control led East Geman news agency said 2,000,-000 youths participated in Ihe giant demonstration 1,500,000 who marched in the parade and 500,000 who acted as spectators and saved their strength for shouting slogans. Western observers thought the figures were somewhat exaggerated. mis exceeaea an eipnauunj,, said the news agency, adding that 35,000 delegates had come from West Germany and 22,000 from other foreign countries. High German Communists, President Wilhelm Pieck, Premier Otto Grotewohl and party boss Walter Ulbricht and their Soviet guests, had seats of honor for the review. The marchers and cheering sections kept up a steady din of shouting "Long live Stalin," "Ami (Americans), go home," and "Ami, get out of Korea." Coming in seemingly endless waves, many abreast, the paraders carried floats, banners and carica- : hires lamhasting President Tril-iman, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and the West German leaders, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and Socialist Kurt Schumacher. SHOUT 'HELGOLAND' Several floats made capital of British use of Helgoland island as a practice bombing target, and thousands shouted "Helgoland" just as Nazis once shouted "Danzig" when Hitler was plotting his war against Poland. The celebration, dedicated to resist West German defense aid to the west, got off with an ear-splitting martial racket from the firing of rockets which reminded Berliners of the Russian storming of their city six years ago. Other rockets loosed parachutes which floated down with the flags (Continued on Page 2, Column 7) Transport Brings 415 Veterans From Korea SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 UP) The transport ship Gen. W. F. Hase arrived today with 415 Army veterans from Korea, most of them returning under the rotation plan. They were among 1,485 servicemen, dependents and civilians returning from Korea and Japan. William M. Boyle's statement here that he finds the concensus around the country to he that "Mr. Truman is the desired candidate of Democratic party members." Boyle said, however, that Mr. Truman hasn't said whether he'll be a candidate. Boyle, arriving on a vacation trip, was met by California state chairman Glenn Anderson of Hawthorne, who presided at thei later meeting of the executive j committee. Political experts wondered whether the action was the work of the so-called liberal faction of state chairman Anderson and national committeeman James Roosevelt to take the play away from the conservative Democrats led by Ed Pauley and state vice chair man George Luckey. Another guess was that it: was a shrewd move engineered by Roosevelt to get him back in good graces with Truman. The Jate president's eldest; son had a ses sion in the Truman political doghouse after speaking up for General Eisenhower at the 1948 convention. Reds Reject U. N-Offer to Take Up Another Subject MUNSAN, Korea, Aug. 13 (Monday) Allied and Communist truce delegates failed today for the thirteenth straight session to unlock the thorny issue of a buffer zone for Korea. An allied spokesman said today's meeting was "an unproductive session." He also said the reds rejected an allied offer to set asida temporarily the buffer zone issue. " j The meeting at Ihe truce city nf Use Atom Bomb, Truman Urged By Congressman WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 P Representative Rivers, South Carolina Democrat, announced today that he is preparing a messagi to President Truman urging that the atom bomb be used "from the 38th parallel all the way to Moscow" if Korean peace talks fail. "The reds have dedicated their lives to death and if that is what they want we ought to accommodate them," Rivers told reporters. The South Carolinian, a member of the house armed services committee, previously had proposed use of the A-bomb in the Korean war but he said Truman at that time told him the time was not right for any such drastics action. 1,400 Troops Land in Italy Red Strike Fails To Disrupt Arrival LEGHORN, Italy, Aug. 12 l.fi Fourteen hundred serious - fared American soldiers landed at this west, coast nort. todav. II was the first, large scale arrival of Ameri- can troops in Italy since allied armies liberated the country from fascism. Communist efforts to disrupt their arrival by a strike of 14,000 red-controlled dock workers failed. There was only the normal Sunday calm in this Communist-governed city beside the sunnv Tyrrhenian. All but 100 of the new arrivals left immediately by train to reinforce U. S. occupation forces in Austria. They will go through the Brenner pass in the first use of the new supply line intended to safeguard U. S. Austrian forces from any sudden attack which might cut. off the former route across Germany. Glendale Attorney Wins Bar Election SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 tJP) Aubrey N. Irwin of Glendale was elected to the board of governors of the state bar of California in Ihe only contested election, it was announced today. Irwin's oooonent in the mail hal. loting was Russell H. Pray, Long Beach. OUR OWN REFRIGERATED ; FUR STORAGE CLEANING-GLAZING-RESTYLING JOE GROSS FURS your Dependable Fur Dealer 2921 Arrowhead Ave. Phone 5-6192 FREE PICKUP and DELIVERY .SEE OUR 1 PATIO FURNITURE LAWN SWINGS Covered to Your Order MAYBEE TENT & AWNING CO. Sierra Way at Olive Phone 8-2724 FARM TOOL REPAIRS ALLEN & SON IRON WORKS OVKR 60 TKAI1S IN SAN BKII.NARUIN0 368 Third Street Ph. 201-14 "BUY NOW" FENCES REDWOOD AND RUSTIC L'KDAR rENCES LONG EASY TEU.NIS Vir-B-Q'i ind Complex 1'itloi FOLDEN & McCOMBS CO. 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Nam II, senior red delegate, acceded to a formal United Nations request for a map. CLOSELY STUDIED The 30x4S-inch document was closely studied at U. N. advance headquarters Sunday night. For the first time the reds had put on paper their concept of: 1. The present battle lines. red delegate, acceded to a formal. 2. The 38th parallel which the reds insist be the buffer demarcation line. 3. The II. N. command's "original and generalized" proposal for a demilitarized zone. However. Peinine- radin main tained a stiff attitude. An English language broadcast quoting its Kaesong correspondent said nn I progress can he made unless the ames. give up their ahsurd and jarrogant proposal and give serioin ;ronsideration to the just: and rea- sonable prorjpsal of our side." si t n in REPROACH It said Nam sternly reproached the U. N. delegation Sunday for persisting in the demand for a buffer zone inside Communist positions. Responsible sources said they believed that, while the reds were still vitally interested in drawing a demarcation line along the 38th parallel, they were even more in-terested in obtaining an armistice. For this reason it was believed the reds might retreat, from hoin original stand toward a compro mise. Brig. Gen. William P. Nuckols, U. N. briefing officer who attended the session, cautioned against optimism, hut pointed out that it was the first: time the Communists had been willing to place any ideas either their own or the United Nations on a map. 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