Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on May 17, 1957 · Page 1
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W*ath*r Cloudy, showers tonight, tomorrow. Low tonight 48-55. :• High tomorrow in 70s. High, 63; low, 40; noon, 63. River, 3.62 feet. Relative humiiUty, 59 per cent. VOL. LXXXVIH.—NO. 136 A«>ci<rtW »*• FINAL CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, FRIDAY, MAY 17, 1957 Crenvs MHg jFor Trapped Boy Hundreds Watch l>raiua Rescuers Continue Task To Save Child MANORV1LLE. N. Y.-UV-Hope!, of saving a boy trapped more Van IB hours at (he bottom of a 24-foot-deep dry well virtually This was the scene ear y today as rescue workers continued to dig in attempt to reach Benjamin Hooper, Jr., trapped in well shaft near his home, in background, at ManorviUe N. Y They due parallel shaft and toiled all night. Hundreds watched their efforts to rescue child. (i.f Pbltalatl Sessions Set For Slowing Atomic Race Stusscn Returning For Talks, Changes In Policy Forecast WASHINGTON IP—Harold E. Stassen returns to Washington today for consultations that are expected to bring important new decisions on U. S. policy for negotiations to end the atomic arms race. One question likely to he decided in (he next_ 10.days is (he location aifd eilent of a test area ,.{*r the "open skies" inspection pan to which the JJnited States might be willing to agree. Secretary of Stale Dulles suggested at a news conference Tuesday that such a zone might more easily be carved out in the Arctic flickered out today. A fireman said the boy. alive for hours after he fell in, appeared to be entirely covered with sand. Rescue workers trying to reach the boy by digging a horizontal tunnel were blocked constantly by sand slides. 'I could only see something that looks like a root," said J. H. Warner, an Eastport fireman, at-; ter peering into : the well "wish a searchlight at 11:30 a.m. "That's the only thing that shows. There was only a clean layer of sand otherwise." Warner, one of the hundreds of rescue workers who had been on the job through the night, said he regions of Alaska. Northern Ca- had looked into the well at 9:30 nada and Siberia than in populous "'clock last night and at Ihit time Eastern Europe with all of its'could see the red jacket of the complicated political problems, boy. Benjamin Hooper. 7. Stasscn's consultations with Workers who had dug a wide T)u!lcs. President Eisenhower and parallel vertical shaft attempted others, it is understood, will be| l ° work horizontally toward the pointed toward decisions by Ihciboy by installing a tunnel of cul- National Security Council next vert pipes. But sandslides held up \vcek on specific positions which Stassen may lake when he returns to London. Disarmament ncgotia- tions in the United Nations subcommittee there May 27. The subcommittee recessed its talks yesterday after two months of meetings. In that lime. Dulles progress toward the boy. Dr. J. H. Kris, supervising the pumping of oxygen into the well, said "it's possible but very improbable that the boy is" still alive." For hours after he tumbled into the shaft while playing at 7.30 Bag Suaiehcr Makes Error WINTON, England IP—A purse-snatcher escaped with Mrs. M. J. \Yinl6n's handbag, containing i"•pounds ($14). A. bag in her other hand, which liie thief missed, held a 250- pound ($700) payroll for workers at her store. Soloiis Battle Move To Kill Off Soil Bank uj jjinuugd. lit (ijtji iinjc. uuiies iiji - ^jirfu vwmc ptaying at y.jy said, about 15 specific proposals last night, he talked with his were introduced. , father and rescue crews. Then at ' ere ntrouced. aer an rescue crews. Then at Officials reported the Stassen 2 o'clock this morning came si- WASHINGTON 1 (fl _ Senators Aiken (R-Vl) and Young (R-ND) said today they expect the Senate to reject a House effort to kill oft the soil bank farm plan. And Sen. Russell (D-Ga), chair man of the Senate subcommittei which will handle the House passed Agriculture Departmen! money bill, commented that consultations will bring every phase of the disarmament negotiations under review. Chief interest clearly centers- on the possibility that the Western nations and the Russians may agree on some kind of limited inspection and control. The hope is that after testing on a limited basis, such .an agreement could be applied on a broader scale. Food Poisoning Hits 70 Persons At W.Va. Picnic CHARLESTON. W. Va. W> — Thirteen victims of food poisoning at a Clay County school picnic yesterday received overnight treatment in hospitals here, but none was in critical condition. lence that could have meant sleep — or suffocation. Hundreds of persons galhcred ,.„.. _,,. in this central Long Island village f!,V , p s to lend a hand in whatever way * ' possible. Aiken, . The well shaft was loo narrow mos ' — three feet in diameter at the top and tapering to a few inches at the bottom — to permit rescuers to descend. A parallel -shaft «as dug and then a horizontal connecting tun-'' nel was started. "' The boy tumbled feet first into the well only five minutes after the Senate." The House, by a 192 187 vote, wrote into the measure atl <j a ban on money, for acreage re serve payments to farmers after a strong supporter o bank by cutting off its funds afle congressional commitment." his father, a truck driver for the Brookhaven Town Highway Department, had finished digging U. There was no water in it. Hooper had sunk the hole and had hit hard earth at the bottom. He was preparing to get pipe to sink into the hole when the boy, playing with another youth, jumped into the pile of earth — - — ••• ". >"e,>- ii,ii> vuua^ouu liuilll VI a temporary four-year. Erick. There was a report that a experiment to reduce surplus pro- (Continued on Page 2; Col. 2) ductton, he said in an interview "The House move to end it be ore a real tria close vote." X)al Production Shows Increase unv, «uj 111 *_i invoi miii.ilnun. juni|jvu IULU UK; fjtur vi carin Allcndanls said that about 70 beside (he hole and slid into the adults and children became ill—jpil. apparently from tainted meat loaf Unable to reach the boy, he •at an end-of-classes outing at called help. the Flora Elementary School. Dr. A. A. Smith advised a mass Before long, 400 persons had gathered. Fire departments from ed May 4. —.. ... ... u.,,,.., ou.i^wi a niu^t yaiiivn-^i. r IIK ut-f .11UI1CI1U5 ITOm evacuation to Charleston. Four ManorviUe, Eastport. Center Mo- ambulances from a Clay morlu- riches and Riverhead sent rescue ary and other vehicles made up alcquipment and ambulances, caravan for the trip of about 451 The rescue operation went on miles to five hospitals here. I (Continued on Page 2; Col. 6) 'Freedom Pilgrims' Arrive \ t^ "*-In Capital, Police Alerted were told by one opposition faction that "civi! disturbances am other overt acts" might result. This warning was telegraphed by Jack Rathbone of Arlington Va., board chairman of a group calling itself a chapter of De- WASHINGTON «i — A "prayer pilgrimage for freedom" brought thousands of "pilgrims." mostly Negroes, to Washington today — the third anniversary of the Supreme Court's ban on race segregation in public schools. Sponsors estimated 60,000 persons would attend a noon service at the Lincoln Memorial with Senators Douglas (D-I1I) and Jav- ils (R-NY) and Representatives Powell (D-NY) and D i g g s ID- Mich) among the listed speakers. Powell and Biggs are Negroes. . Metropolitan and park police di not comment on the message They canceled all leaves.. however, in expectation ot heavy traf fie jams. Organizers of the pilgrimage Although religious aspects of the including tho Rev! MarUn'tulhlr A^teTn gTho.^7 te d£ meeting were stressed by the King of MontEomerv. Ala.. HmM in.. «.«mn» .^.V, g . . - King of Montgomery, Ala., dcnict tponsqnng group, capital policclany possibility of disorder. 0 ,- . gwmi i*j|tt.ti ant 1 reduction for the correspond- "nude" in color, ig period in 1956 was 9,830.000 It was difficult was estimated at about 183, Ions against 188,593,000 ons a year ago. litltmatkiH) Newt Stnict 20 Pages CENTS Senator Asks Union Act To "Fire" Beck Flood Peril Rises After Heavy Rain Tornadoes Baiter Many Areas, Death Toll Rises To 27 By The Associated Prcis Flood dangers appeared in- leasing in wide areas of Oklahoma and Kansas today after two lays of torrential rains and no ndicalion of an immediate letup n the downpours. The stormy weather that bat- ercd the plains states again yes- erday, hitting hardest in Okla- loma and Kansas after striking areas in Texas, spread into parts of the Mississippi Valley early today. Thunderstorms, hail and heavy rains were reported. Several funnel clouds were sighted and lornadic winds lashed many areas. Many Streams Overflow Deaths in tornadoes in Texas and drownings in Oklahoma and Kansas since Wednesday night mounted to 27. Many streams were reported overflowing and others Hearing lood stage in Oklahoma and Kansas. Seven deaths have been at- ributed to Hoods in Oklahoma and one in Kansas. "Very serious" flooding was ex peeled along the middle and lower reaches of the Cimarron River in northern Oklahoma. All communi- Jes and residents along the river lave been alerted of possible flooding. Heavy rain in the eastern half of Kansas brought fllod warning; from Weather Bureau forecast crs. Light to moderate flooding J was indicated, they said, after 'ained. heavy rains over tlie watershed o , than 5 inches in some places. Snow Hits Two States Meanwhile, areas in Colorado the House, and Wyoming were digging out enne, Wyo., measured 7 inches. More Shatters Slated In Oklahoma Sections „,., ,„ lh ! S biU A° described Spoiled This firm's Business The Kenyon Irrigation Company found itself without any business as a Hood inundated, its plant, along with many others, in the small north central town of Dover, Okla Some 250 residents were evacuated when the Cimarron River swarmed out of its banks. f AP Phatola*) House Slash Seen Backed By Senators WASHINGTON tf^-The Senate debates a $613,581,290 Commerce Department money bill, today. Prospects were a 29 per cent cut already made in it would_be. sus- As approved by the Senate Ap Ihe LitUe Arkansas River, from propriations Committee, fie bill Sedgwick southward into Wichita ' — ! — " " -'- ' ' arries $237,928,710 less in rieiv The heavy wet belt extended funds than the 5871,513,000 re„,-„=.- „„.,,. ;_ ni.i-i ,,_ quested by President Eisenhower across areas in Oklahoma, Ne ^m^m-u ij * i^jiucjn uiocnuutvd jraska, Kansas, South Dakota and 'o run the department during the Missouri, with amounts of more fiscal year starting July 1. The Senate committee total was $40,100,770 less than allowed by But this apparent reduction bet h e House figure was feet of snow in acMeved through a bookkeeping areas. However rising transaction. .Sponsors of the bill temperatures brought a quick run- conceded the Senate version ac,:„'„„? ^ G s ?°*'~"' threatening ( ua |iy w'ould permit 25 millions ^W^^?^^^ ft » ^ "« 2 to 5 degrees below normals, signed yesterday as war minis ——• • •—' ." " " ter. Crun nmrfnro TTrfuu rrln cvr, n Tokyo Is Told Nuclear Tests Will Continue LONDON ^Britain told Japan ™|-\^S™s^a^enfn; today its nuclear tests in the Pacific will continue but promised The Senate so far has acted on two appropriations bills, Treasury-Post Office and State-Justice, for the new fiscal year. Both houses yesterday complet- to weigh any claims lor damages °' democracy should be renewed.' or losses caused by the bomb Presidential aids said Arambu- yu would appoint a new minister " in d ue Ume" after he returns ftom p alagonia Molld or T "™ ovr Aur.\tt f-,-™ , ™ ,• D"in nuuses yesieraay compiet- OKLAHOMA C1TV ta-FIooding ed action on the Treasury-Post " ... " as "very serious" is Office Showers are forecast in the area this afternoon and night. Seven deaths have been attrib- below he iduced the L-;II «*. " - "~ -—-• --o— — »•." ~.,,.L.n'on below Eisenhower's requests. Kill the soil recedes in northwest Oklahoma. Two children, a boy, 11. and his sister, 9, were swept off a t — •»«•-«"- iii-J .aiaiii , y, VVUIt! OkNUpt Ol I he acreage reserve was in- bridge that collapsed north move to end it be- crrj ml was on a very I lie JDOH y Pills On First Show, Gets Full Hand RENO W — Curvesome Marie „,.(,.„,,__„„ McDonald headlined her first WASHINGTON. W - The Na- night club show last night with ronal Coal Assn. said today bi- some pretty songs and a display ™™<? Produclio^for the week of what she called "elegant sex." i-.^.j _•.... T)ic ^.^ who doesn't like to be i cors/wiV""~J" J :••""" """' ""- --ailed "The Body" showed much 1.6.0 000 tons dug m the week end- of it in a flowing, stocking-sheer gown which she described as for the casual There were spangles and beads ;r—just like a strip teaser. - ~ wiiii_c uui auu oem II lu lil£ .mule ixpecled today jslong the middle House. It was the first of the reg- •-—^ofjhe Cimar-ular fiscal 1058 appropriations ' 'lls to clear Congress. In acting on that measure and Die Slate-Justice bill, the Senate mate. Miller Trial Recessed Arthur Miller stood adjourned to- today on a feeder line runnin Fair Weekend Weather Scon Army Rivals Cause Crisis In Argentina BUENOS AIRES. Argentina tfi — Provisional President Pedro Aramburu went ahead with plans to begin touring southern Argen ..UUM^L tiaiuiuaj,. tumci l 'na tod ay 'despite a new crisis Sti'hday • 'aid -Monday » ! '-and.-.'- within his all-important army s.up \varm*ir aY^nut \Vei.-1 nncHsv. ' POTli BALTIMORE Cn-Five-day forecast: Showers and thundershowers Saturday, generally fair through Tuesday with showers likely again about Wednesday. Rain expected to average around Vi inch for the period. War'm'er Saturday, , cooler ' ~ ' warmer about Temperatures will average Gen. Ariuro Ossorio Arana re ter. Commodore Eduardo Fran Cisco McLoughlJn, who was ap pointed air minister last inondi, was named to serve as acting war minister. Army informants implied that Aramburu had demanded Osso- rio's resignation as the result of an intra-army rivalry. The only . his note to the President that "men fighting for the restoration n-i. TV •,• t. ,• j • j- . , The Bnish rep ^immediately to a protest note delivered by Ambassador Haruhiko Nishi ex- __ iressing the "regret" of the Tokyo » T . [overnment at the explosion of ll'OJl L/16QC Favorite Spot For Preakness Britain's first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Wednesday. The Japanese note, handed to :he minister of stale for foreign affairs. Alan Noble, reserved the right of the Tokyo government to claim compensation. Noble, a Foreign Office spokesman said, recalled that Prime Minister Macmillan served notice in the House of Commons yesterday that Britain will continue its nuclear tests. Britain had rejected two earlier Japanese requests that the bomb tests be called off. Britain contends the tests are necessary to the defense of the free world and that there is no danger to Japan from radioactive fall-out. In Japan, meanwhile, thousands Blast, Blaze Razes Plant CHARLES TOWN, W. Va ffl — A $250,000 fire following an explosion destroyed the huge grain and flour milling plant of the Peoples Supply Co, here today. More than 100 firemen from „, Javan . ,, leall «nin!. mousanas Charles Town Harpers Ferry and ot £ i u d cn ts in more than 50 cities Martmsburg fought the flames for demonstrated against the British more than two hours before it Ten thousand rallied in a Tokvo was brought under control about park and a,cn paraded past the 10: .30a.m. EDT. Bri ,i sh Embassy, chanting "Stop Joseph Warrenfeltz. owner of the H-bomb" and "Britain-pirate the plant, made the damage csti- kingdom " PRR Train Derails KOLTWOOD, Pa. Wl — Twenty- a eer ne runnn" ," f' h ° W ' day aS lh ° sovprnmcnt P re P ared *™sh this community, about ll strm tnasor in u- nH ,,TX n* ^^^^ \t««^«,, „:* ^.t_ .^ ., _ ,. . ... to wind up its case Monda I miles north of the Maryland line. 'Peaceful' Atom Menace Cited *** ¥** *** *** Radiation Seen More Harmful Than Bomb Fallout BROOKHAVEN, N. Y. «wls posure to radiation arising from ininlinn lrrt»« »I»A *>«A A r..n, .^. ........ °7 radiation from the "peaceful ., --«. from testing weapons "need not the peaceful development of atom- cause undue concern." he said. . - j-»•*«-•*« mv v^avctuj ucveju^int'fii 01 aiom- olom becoming a greater threat ic energy may outstrip not only ft \f\f human r-a/^rt. »Vi^« tU^ *~li .u^* t . r . «'"J to the human race than the fall- fenders of State Sovereignty and out from testing nuclear wean- Individual Liberties. ons? A noted American biologist indicates the answer is "yes." • Dr. H. Bentley Glass, of Johns , — - r — -...., But he said isotopes created in tnat trorn exposures due to weap- a weapons explosion, lodging in ons testing and fall-out, but even the bones or thyroid glands, "may that from the exposure necessary -— fqr medical and dental diagnosis,' , dimensions of the danger before the Inler-American Conference on ing sessions today. "The threat to mankind of ex- he said. His I II* I • IT • "i , . *"«« «aj yn.pall:u 1U1 1I1U1C Hopkins University, described the than 200 United States and Lalin- American scientists in the "atoms-for-peace" symposium at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The effect on human reproductive capabilities due to radiation arouse concern regarding their he said, somatic effects." He cited the possibility of causing cancer, the aulhorily that a 100-mcgawatl heat reactor will produce annually the same quantity of long-lived fission products as the detonation of a one-megaton fission bomb,' , pare mo . rc blood d 'sease of leukemia, and shortening of life. The problem of disposing of said. "I have seen it slalcd on good major proportions. '•« • • \Vhen it is envisioned that by Wo Great Bnlam expects to be producing 6,000 megawatts of atomic energy, and that within 20 Municipal Judge M. C. Lewis. years the U. S. may produce 20,. . . ,atomic waste products which are 000 to 40,000 megawatts, it is quite sim iiol is growing rapidly, he clear that the safe .disposal of disposal _. these fission products will be of BALTIMORE, tfi _ The probable field for the 81st Freakness Saturday, with post positions, jocfc- :eys and probable odds: Inswept 2 Promised Land 3 Nab Hiss Iron Liege Bold Ruler Inside Track Prober Hits His Actions As Betrayal McClcllaii Asserts Teamsters Should Start Own Inquiry By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON lit-Sen. McClel- in (D-Ark) today urged the giant Teamsters Union to conduct its iwn "immediate" probe to see or itself whether Dave Beck should be booted out as the un- on's president. The chairman of the Senate Jackets Committee told reporters he time has come for Ihe Teamsters to check into weeks of testimony that Beck milked the un- on of vast sums and his continued refusal to talk about it. Asks Immediate Action McCleUaii said the situation :alls "for immediate action on the >art ot the Teamsters Union to >ursue it and make an early de- ermination whether Mr. Beck is worthy to continue to serve in the rasition of trust end responsibili- y" he holds. He said Beck has "flagrantly >etr_ayed" that Irust, if SWO rn estimony to the committee is rue "and I have no reason as of now to doubt it." Other Teamsters officials have given no indication that ouster >roceedings <_\£ven an investiga- ion will be initiated. However he AFL-CIO has launched probes of both Beck and the union, temporarily suspending Beck-as an AFL-CIO officer. Beck himself avoided answering questions from. Sen. Goldwater tR-Ariz) during yesterday's hearing as to whether he might quit. Before taking the witness stand, he told newsmen variously d) he bad "no intention in the world" of quitting, but (2) would give "my serious consideration" to any demand by the union's Executive Board that he step aside /or the good of the union. Beck also gave the committee no information on any of the deals about which it called him for questioning. Instead, he ran to more than 200 his string of Fifth imendmenl pleas, replying that answers might tend to incriminate him. Balks At 52 Questions His face redder than usual from ecent sunburn that was peeling, Seek specifically refused to an- wer each of 52 questions handed o him in typewritten form. They represented a summary of nstances. brought out in earlier eslimony in which the com mi tee said he "misused his author- ty, position and trust" to profit himself, his family or his friends. McCIellan said further open learings may be held today if arrangements can be made with the attorney for Norman Gcssert, a cousin of Beck's wife. 7 Federal Hill Culmone 12- Atfcinson 30-1 Ussery 20 Hartack 4-5 Arcaro 2-1 Ivelson 100-1 Carstens 6-1 All carry 126 pounds Probable post lime 5:45 p m CDT Radio and Television (CBS) 1:30-6 p.m. EDT i Bachelor's Will lls Family To Roll For Estate BAS1NGSTOKE. England HI Vorman J. Mead's will, made mblic yesterday, directed that 'iis five brothers and sisters roll me hand of poker dice for his estate. High roll takes it all. Mead, a 29-year-old bachelor, vas killed in an auto crash three months ago at Bahrein. The size if his estate can't be determined Employes At Eoibassy Face Curb On Pool Use TriK-vn m TI, it c i^ t "' ",'° "'""•' "•"" l ut; ueiermmea IUKYO tT^-Thc U. S. Embassy until foreign assets are sold but swimming pool in Tokyo will be fs believed to be small used this summer primarily for The will also asked that his entertaining Japanese and foreign body be cremated and "my ashes dignitaries—not to cool off em- put in the nearest dust bin!" bassy employes. An official said today embassy >ersonnel will use the pool "by nvilation only" to prevent con- lict with the official entertaining ilanned by Ambassador Douclas MacArthur II, "He was a great joker," commented his mother. Game Poslpoucd National Brooklyn at Chicago postponed rain. Child Marriages In Dixie Revealed By Court Action HOT SPRINGS. Ark. IP—Two minor. Lewis said he would bring more marriages involving young brides — aged 12 and 13 — were disclosed here following publicity over court action against Harold Iraves and the parents of his 13- year-old bride. Graves, 17, who was scheduled last night, and his bride, the for- more serious charges against Graves if the couple continued to live together. Each returned to parental homes after the court action. It was disclosed yesterday that two other young girls were married in Greenville and one has o be graduated from high school been living with her 35-year-old husband for the past six months mer Sandra Spearman, remainedjin Mountain Pine, a fogging corn- separated yesterday on order of munily 12 miles northwest of here. Lewis fined Graves $30 and assessed a similar amount against ihe girl's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Jones, 16, and the former Linda Fern O'Neal, who will be 13 in August, were married April 29 in Greenville with parental James H. Spearman, for conlrib- consent, parents of the couple iting to the delinquency of a said.

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