Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on May 21, 1957 · Page 1
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The Weather Cloudy, cool'tonight: L-oui 45£0, Warmer,' showers tomorrow, Thursday. High, 61; low, 49; noon, 50. Rain, .09 inch. River, 5 feel. Relative humidity, 87 pet. FINAL VOL. LXXXVHI. NO. 140 JuxxiaM t,tu Scmc»-AP Pkotota* -CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1957 flof News Stnict 20 Paget 6 CENTS Vivtitns Of Tornadfc Winds Tornado Toll Rises In Kansas City Area Injured victims of tornadic winds walk from Ihe wreckage of Iheir homes minutes after a twisler swept through southern edge of Kansas City lasl nighl. Nole injured man holding head has one shoe missing. At least 34 persons were killed in storm. IAP fhstolat). Ike Will Air Another Plea For Support Aikcn Claims Cnl In Aid Funds Not To Hurt Program B U LT.ET 1 N WASHINGTON '.« — President Eisenhower formally submitted a Irimmert-down S3,£65,000,000 foreign aid pro• gram today and told Congress (he only sound'way |(D get a substantial tax.cut.Is "to sue* cccd in waging peace'." 1 WASHINGTON' «i — Preside? Eisenhower appeals to the natio tonight for gross roots support o the $3.888,000.000 foreign aid pro gram he is sending Congress a noon. But in advance of the Pres dent's scheduled television-radi speech at 8:30 p. m. EOT, one o ins backers in Congress said E senhowcr's requests for new ns sistance money can be cut sharpl "without hurting the progra any." Sen. Aiken (R-Vt> said that a a member of the Senate Foreig Relations committee he has bee informed many commitments r main unfilled of those made I: the International Cooperation Ad-, , ministration out of funds already adoefl voted by Congress. Lee Says Wave Doomed Beck Seen Quitting As Teamsters' Boss Haiti Army Takes Over Government Slaff Chief Claims Action Necessary, Elections Pledged By LARRY ALLEN' PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Wi _ The army took over control of Haiti loday "to save the nation from anarchy." Brig. Gen. Leon Cantave. the army chief of staff in this turbulent Negro republic, signed a proclamation declaring the armyj would enforce military rule until a provisional president is elected who can guarantee "free and honest elections. 1 ' Cantave defied an order from the seven-man Executive Council yesterday ousting him as chief of staff. No Shots Are Fired ' Not a shot was fired as the army rebelled against the Council, which had been ruling by dictatorial decree pending presidential elections set for June 1G. Defiance of- the Council spread outside Port au Prince. A "Com- miltee for Public Safety" at Cap Hailien declared it would rule all northern Haiti until a new president is elected. The commillee Jt*i Ace l^ofIon-* M.--H, .' !.!',', ( CHICACO-W-The Tribune today ouolcd , lop ranking Team- «„ WievcdlSked » -Maj. Robinson Hisner, 32, Korean war ace, climbs imo cockpit of the "Spirit of St. Louis II" a few minutes before taking off in Sabre Jet at McGuire AFB, N. J., to follow, the route of Charles A. Lindbergh lo Paris 30 years ago. He expects lo make it in 6!i hours. Lindy look 3314 hours lo make historic crossing in 1927. IAP Tax Cut Seen ByM'Coriuack ters Union official as saying that the action of the AFL-CIO Executive Council in removing Dave Beck as an AFL-CIO officer. Iso "seals his (Beck's) doom as president of the Teamsters Union." "As far as I am concerned, Dave Beck is through with Ihe 'eamsters," The Tribune quoted S'illiam A. Lee, an international Teamsters vice president and member of the uniort^s executive council. "I expect our council to meet shortly lo deal with the Beck situation," the paper quoted Lee, who it reported left for a meeting n Washington. "I believe that Beck will submit his resignation at that time." WASHINGTON — (IN'SI — House Democratic Leader John W. McCprmack, ID- Mass) believes; Congress will vote a tax cut next month. He predicted last night in a televised interview (hat lax legislation will be enacted by Ihe House about June 15 or 20 lo become effective Jan. I. Lee, Si-year-old president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, was quoted by the Tribune as saying he believed the Council can remove Beck from office if he fails to quit. "Beck has interpreted the international's constitution to mean that he cannot be removed, but we shall see about that," Lee Rules Commiltee decides toda '' " • whether lo clear civil rights leg Civil Rights Vote Awaits Group Action WASHINGTON' t»—The Hous This money can be drawn on presidency of the Teamsters' Lee said he did not want the and Congress can cut the appropriations sharply wilhout hurting the program any." he said. Eisenhower was expected lo discuss his foreign aid proposals in some detail at a regular meeting of GOP congressional leaders at the While House, before sending a formal message to Congress. He follows through tonight with a public appeal devoted specifically to his foreign aid plans. A week ago he sought similar support for his budget generally. Tonight's radio-TV broadcast will be carried live on CBS-TV and on (he CBS. ABC and .Mutual radio networks. ABC-TV will carry Ihe address from film at 10 p. m. EOT. and NBC-TV and ra- Union "under any circumstances," and that yesterday's ac- lion of the AFL-CIO Executive Council would not make h i m change his mind. Lee has been mentioned by some union leaders as a possible successor to Beck. station for a vote in the House If it does, the vote could com during the first week of June. Past tests of sentiment in th Harrison l } ro}iosp.s fines For Absentees WASHINGTON HV-A lop lead cr said loday Congress can help insure democracy and curb cor ruption in unions by sanctioning an effective system for fining members failing to attend union meetings. Pineau Plea In Suez Use Seen Denied UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. US— ouncemenl that the military was Faced with lukewarm support ebel group at St. .Marc. Port au Prince appeared quiet ut tension was high. The newspaper Le Jour prcdicl- d the urgent conference of army eaders would result in an an- aking over the government. The army has 2.500 men on ac- ive duty and reserves of 3.000 n of 4 million per- ons,' Haiti has been in near-chaos strikes and., demonstrations whipped up by leading presiden- ial candidates forced out Presi- rom the United States and flat opposition from Russia, France's appeal for new Suez Canal nego- iations appeared today to have little chance of success. French Foreign Minister Chris repeatedly; since Decernber^.when tian Pineau went to Washington for a talk with Secretary of Stal Dulles before the U. N. Securit; Council's second meeting this afl dent Paul Jlagloire when he triedjernoon on the French request. Bu o prolong his lime as chief oflthere was no indication the Unite slate unconstitutionally. Two succeeding provisional presidents were brought down by feuding among the candidates. Council Splil Follows Leaders among the 10 candidates got together in April long enough to set up the ruling Executive Council bul split soon after. The Council now is made up mostly of supporters of two candidates — Louis Dejoie and Daniel Fignole. Cantave resigned his army post April 28 after the politicians opposed his suggestion that he head a three-man military junta lo rule until the elections, now scheduled committee' indicate a vote of for June 16. He withdrew his res- abouj 8-4 to send the bill to the loor. The measure is backed by President Eisenhower and a bipartisan group of legislators from outside the South. ignation the next day after ap peals by a group of army offi- itside the South. r< ; T -i i The committee also is expecledj'-'" *j -*••*} to provide for several days of de-, bate and unlimited opportunity! for members to offer amendments. This means a fight on the Housej door over several Soulhern-spon- To Death From Ledge On Hotel NEW YORK tn - A te itates would go all out behind th "rench. Pineau told the Council yester lay France wants negotiations re ipened "as soon as possible" t arrange a permanent settlemen vith Egypt in accord wilh the si irinciples approved by the Coun cil last fall. Pineau described the present o] eration of the canal under a Egyptian declaration issued las month as "ambiguous" and "tern porary." The French got quick suppoi !rom Britain's Sir Pierson Dixoi vho said the Egyptian declaratio needed clarification. He adde ,hat Egypt had by no means com plied with the Security Council requirements. Egyptian delegate Omar Loul told the Council Egypt's dcclar lion is in accord with the six pri ciples. The canal, he added, is o crating and is being used 1 major powers. Father Uses Tot As Club LOS ANGELES Lfi—Police say Ruben Ortiz, 20, used his 10-month-old son as a club to swing at a relative during a family brawl. They booked him on suspicion of assault with intent lo commit murder. Officers reported Ortiz seized the baby by the head and struck at Joan Maeslaes, a sister-in-law ol his wife, Gloria Ortiz. 18. The child escaped serious injury. louse Group Votes Gut In )ef ense Fund higrid's Husband uoor over several isoulnern-spon- »•"•• «""" »> — " iccM-<i S t; n c . T» sored proposals which backers O f schoolgirl from the Virgin Island IxelllteS JltCpOl'lS the civil rights legislation say P'" n g«d to her death last night A from an nth-floor hotel ledge. A ... .- — . _ would weaken or kill the bill. One amendment certain to be 11. in. Li^ i . ami 11 uvj- i*<iLt\jiii*., ^ ,. . . , dio both will carry the speech at ' * c . Brotherhood of 11:15 p. m. EOT. . Clerks, said the Taft-Hartley law- should be amended to permit discharge of an employe for non- George Harrison, president of offered would guarantee jury- trials for persons accused of violating injunctions issued in support of civil rights. \> SI' drillllllcllS payment of union fines as well Threnls To Witnesses Granted PardonsJE^ union du " and initiation TOKYO «v-The United Slates! Harrison, an AFL-CIO loday paroled one Japanese war criminal and Australia pardoned president and a member of the Federation's Ethical Practices three others serving life terms at Committee, told a repor' Tokyo's Sugamo prison. All wcrejfavors such legislation, convicted of mistreating Alliedi prisoners. ter he Could Slop Dio Trial Their release left 82 war prisoners slill in Sxigamo — 70 convicted by the United States. 11 by Australia and 2 by Britain. His proposal came as the AFL- CIO Ethical Practices Commillce and Executive Council met to consider several more codes of principles aimed at cleaning out union corruption. NEW YORK Wl - Underworld Ihreals against key witnesses may collapse the government's case against racketeer Johnny Dio in he acid blinding of labor column- st Victor Riesel. Benny Due To Leave Oxygen Tent As Congestion Cleared BOMBAV av-Roberto Rosselini crowd of 2,000 watched the dealh says reporls he has been living 'iih a beautiful Indian scripl vriter and plans to divorce Ingrid Bergman are "fantastic non- Three Felons Break Legs Ii CJ Dixie Quarry (Picture on Page 2) BUFORD, Ga. «i — Another ou >reak of leg-smashing placed si. nmates of Georgia's Rock Quarr J rison for incorrigibles in the in irmary today. Three of them ha ractured legs. Two of the men who shatlere bones in their legs with !6-poun sledge hammers yesterday als smashed their legs during mas maiming attempts by about 5< prisoners last July. The latest leg-breaking incidei occurred shortly after a 30-mi ule midmorning rest period ye terday. Jack Forrester, director of the State Department of Corrections, said the six lined up and before guards could restrain them snatched the heavy hammers and )egan pounding their legs. Forrester, who made a personal inspection of the prisoners alter yesterday's incident, said none WASHINGTON IJPI — The House pproprialions Commiltee today oted a $2,586,775,000 cut in new efense department funds. It saic mililary threat to the free vorld "appears, in certain res 'ecfs. to have Somewhat abated.' But it cautioned against "com ilacency" as it recommended 33,541,225,000 in new- appropria ions for the Army, Navy and Ai 'orce for the fiscal year startin July i. President Eisenhower had requested $36,123,000,000 for the armed services, which received 534,698,523,000 for the present year. The 2'.i - billion - dollar cut amounted to seven per cent of the president's request, but $1,296,- ioO.OOO of it was what congressional circles normally describe as "phony," leaving an actual net reduction of 51,290,775,000 or less lhan four per cent. The Army, for example, was allowed to use for regular activities 400 million dollars to be transferred from its stock and industrial funds. The Navy was given an extra 190 millions by similar transfers. These aVe revolving funds which the services use to Storm Cuts Wide Path, Scores Hurt 34 Listed Dead In Kansas And Nearby Missouri Sections KANSAS CITV tfl — The season's worst tornado smashed across the south edge of Kansas City at dusk last night, dealing death and destruction along an 80-mile swath in nearby Kansas and Missouri. Rescue workers counted 34 dead. At least 200 persons were in hospitals, some seriously injured. Twenty-two were killed at Sil- verlon, Te.x,, on May 15 in the worst previous twister this year. On May 25, 1955, a tornado wiped out.little Udall; Kan., 175 miles southwest.of Kansas City killing Martial Law Imposed Yesterday's big wind concentrated its worst destruction on Ruskin Heights .and Hickman Mills, about 12 miles south of downtown Kansas City and four miles east of the Kansas-Missouri line. Gov. James T. Blair of Missouri ordered martial law there and mobilized the 110th Engineers of the Missouri National Guard for rescue and relief work. A force of more than 2,000 moved in by daylight to search' or more bodies and bring together scattered families. Most of the casualties were in inskin Heights and Hickman Mills. There also were dead at Ottawa and Spring Hill in Kansas and at Martin City and Lees Summit in Missouri. The Red Cross estimated 975 families affected at Ruskin Heights, with 11 dead. The tornado's path missed Harry Truman's hometown, Independence, Mo., by about 15 miles. It is east of downtown Kansas City. An initial survey showed 50 to BO louses destroyed in Ruskin Heights, along with a I5-store shopping center and the new two- million dollar high school. Seventeen bodies were removtd Tom an A 4- P supermarket in :he shopping center. The wind leveled the Ruskin Heights shopping center as if it had been bulldozed. J. M. Kaesner, one of the first to reach it, said: "The place was filled with people who were moaning and crying. It was just as bad as if a bomb had hit out there." • Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Angotti hurried their five children toward a hardware store as the storm came up, "I had to hold Jennifer's hair o keep her from being blown out eap. Police said the girl, Olga Cassanova. H, had quarreled with an aunt who lives in the Hotel Walton on Manhattan's upper West Side. 7hey said the aunt punished her for coming home late from school. For 20 minutes policemen pleaded wilh Ihe girl not to leave her two-foot wide perch on the top floor of the hotel. Hundreds Flee Flood ST1LLWATER, Okla.-ONS'- potential witness who clam- Stillwater. home of Oklahoma A operate their industrial and commercial type programs. Eisenhower had asked for new cash instead. Another 516 millions of the reduction was in line with Eisenhower's recent advice to Congress that that amount could be trimmed from Army procurement and production funds because it probably would not be obligated within the year. complained of ill-treatment as many did last year. British Official Critical Of Pope LONDON Lfl — Lord Chcrwell. former top scientific adviser to the British government, asserted today Pope Pius Xll is cstablish- The Italian film director remarked to a reporter in the lounee of Bombay's Taj Mahal Hotel: "They said something like that when 1 came lo India to make ing a "dangerous precedent" by [Pennsylvania Voting Light PHILADELPHIA W - E'ennsyl vanians voted today in a primary election whose chief interest fo- films. What can you do about such things?" Wreck IMocks Tracks WYTHEV'ILLE. Va. UB — The rr.ed. up yesterday was given a|& M- University, was flooded:main line and siding here of the live-year contempt sentence. Thcjearly loday when a dam burst atiXorfolk and Western Railway government hoped the action Lake Sanborn above the city andjwere completely blocked early to- iaking sides in expert disputes over the possible danger to humanity from H-bomb tests. Chcrwell lold the House of Lords on May 8 thai the Pope, in comin: out against such tests, had been would loosen Ihe longucs of other wilncsses. "taken by followers of the cuses on local issues and candidates. Both major parlies were openly resigned to a light and apathetic turnout. It seemed obvious that no impressive proportion of Pennsyl- vaia's 5,247,925 registered elec torate would trouble to vote when not a single statewide office is at stake, nor a single galvanizin; question up for decision. some 2.000 persons fled Iheir homes in low-level areas. day by Ihe derailment of 12 cars two days later by the Vatican of an eastbound freight train. 'newspaper L'Osscrvator Romano. MANORVILLE, N. Y. Uv-Bcn- ny Hooper Jr. hopes to come out of his oxygen tent today. "The doctors will remove the tent sometime today if his temperature stays down." said a hospital spokesman. The 7-year-old boy was reported in good condition at 'Bayview General Hospital in nearby Mastic Bcacli. His temperature was normal. A minor lung inflammation has cleared up. He still has slight in- lubcs and sinuses. 'Meanwhile, Benny told in his own words of his hour entrapment in the bottom of a wel >ut not scared during the ordeal. Ic admitted he cried now and then. He gave this account: "The dirt was pressing againsl me. I tried to wiggle loose. I wasn't scared. • "It was dark. My coat was over flammalions of the bronchial my head. I could breathe swell. last week. The blond, blue-eyed youngster fell inlo the 24-foot pit in liis backyard here Thursday evening. Rescuers dug him out the next evening. NEW YORK «v-Vrom the great The plucky boy said he was mad ( 0 the lowly, Billy Graham is at- Graham Draws Record Throngs *** *** *** *** New Yorkers From Every Walk Of Life At Rallies */ There was cold air all around me. "I was mad. I was swearing. It was cold and my feet were (Continued on Page 2; Col. 1) trading a wide variety of listeners lo his nightly rallies. They come from all levels, the mighly and the meek, Ihe obscure and the famous, the rich, poot, Negro, white, old and young. It's a spectrum of the city, a kind of crowd difficult to label. They poured out of subways, wandered in off Ihe street anc stepped out of taxicabs and limousines lasl night, 16,000 of them, n sleek finery and drab cast-offs.] So far, 3,916 have responded to] Prominent folk like actress|G ra h am - s p | ea (0 "accept Christ." G arson, m o v i e mogul Adolph Zukor and singer Pearl f| Bailey have shown up at the huge "' " rl 1 I want you lo walk a new Kve a ncw , jfc am , bf , a ncw gatherings at Madison Square Sarden, but Ihere arc some that look as if they came off the Bowery. As ot last night, attendance at the crusade in six days totaled 100,000. If the pace continues, the figures will come near three quarters of a million in the six weeks of Ihe drive. creation in Jesus Christ." he appealed lasl night. "Jesus can change your life in a moment." He smacked his hands. "Get up out of that seat and come and stand and say \ give myself wilhout reservation to Jesus Christ." Graham's sermon text was John 5:1-3, which describes Jesus a of my arms," Angotti said. Police called for all available ambulances, nurses and doctors. Collection stations were set up for he injured and they were relayed to hospitals in Kansas City, Independence, Mo., and the Richards(Continued on Page 2; Col. 4) Wife Testifies At Yank's Trial TAIPEI. Formosa W—The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant accused of wilfully killing a Chinese prowler burst into (ears today while testifying in his defense. Mrs. Clara Reynolds, wife of M. Sgt. Robert G. Reynolds of Coatesville. Pa., broke down as the defense sought to establish that the 42-year-old defendant acted "in defense of himself and his loved ones" when he shot the prowler outside his home. Sub Blast Probed PORTSMOUTH. N. H. (INSJ— A naval board of inquiry today- launched an investigation of a Imysterious explosion that ripped Colorless as primaries go, this away five feet of the bow of the Communist party line. Cherwcll's JOI1D nas |, een uncommonly lacking experimental midget submarine, stalemcnt was sharply criticized| jn intensity at any level. JX-1. vork among Ihe blind, hall, wilh ered and lying around a pool in Jerusalem. The scene of those blighted ives, Graham said, "is a picture of thousands of people in New- York. It is a picture ol many lives in America." "Modern man is spiritually crippled. Our wills are withered Four Boys Killed In Crash On West Virginia Turnpike CHARLESTON, W. Va. «v-Four! The accident happened about Kanawha County youths-three of 3:45 a. m. one mile south of the . ... . . JChelvan interchange which is them who had just been graduated) • fl jles SQuth of charlcs . from high school last night—wcrei (on and paralyzed Materialism wordliness, greed and lust have killed early loday in the worst :rash in the West Virginia Turn, pike history- Stale Police Lt. M. C. Yoak said the lale mode\ convertible occupied by the four youths sidcswiped one oncoming tractor-trailer and :hcn plowed into another driven ay Kay Houchin, 28, of Palestine, \Virl County. The impact threw Houchin out of his cab onto the highway. He woroiiness, green aiiu iuav tidvc ui ma *-au umu me ,iigu«aj. n*. made us a nation of moral crip- was hospitalized in Charleston suf «li\» " V,, c-ni^ if^ii-inn frnm fai-ial anH 1f>0 inilirif 1 *; pies," he said. Itering from facial and leg injuries The youths were identified as .ewis G. Burroughs. 18, Edin Nutter, IB. Paul Bailey. 19, and Jerry Stone, 20. AU were froru Jelle. AU but Stone graduated rom Dupont High School of Belle asl night. The three graduating youths were part of a class of 190 receiving diplomas last night. The tragedy brought deep gloom and shock to the high school where underclassmen still are in attend-

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