Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 19, 1954 · Page 1
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ttVtK! to cut vvnt; V ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Member of The Associated Press, 5c Per Copy. Vol. CXIX, No. 81 Serving the Alton Community for More Than 118 fears ALTON, ILL., MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1954* Weftttie* ARflti Ar*a: Ctotfdy tclth nfcerfhfmd of i Cnrfttrt tonfftfit. fa* *h<mt 45; Mfh in Republican 9 Demo County Chairmen Seek Re-Election Search Over Hill & Dale BlLLKTtN KDWAttDSV'ILLE — Clevis M. I/ogan filed a petition In County Court this afternoon t/i contest the election of Robert M, Miller a* Democratic committee- limn In Alton I'ree-lnet No. 22. Logan was apparently defeat- ert. 127 to 129, for the committee, mnn post, In official canvass fig. ures ,niBde public this afternoon by County Clerk Kulalla llotz. Logan asked the euurl to hear his contest suit and order all ballots, tally sheets and poll hooks of the Alton precinct Impounded pending outcome of the contest. EDWARDSVILLS - Incumbent Democratic and Republican county chairmen arc expected to seek re-election at their respective biennial party committee reorganization meetings here next Monday, April 26. * Bpth Republican county chairman Charles G. Thomae, now of Bcthalto, Route 1, and Kenneth T, Ogle of Granite City, chairman of the Democralic County Central Commiltep, apparently wore re-elected to their precinct committeeman posts at last Tuesday's primary election and are qualified to succeed themselves as county chairman at the biennial reorganization meetings. Neither has made 'a statement of candidacy, but both are expected to be the majority choice of precinct committeemen at the respective party organization sessions April 16. It has been the custom in recent years to hold the biennial party reorganization meetings simultaneously at night on the date fixed by statute, which this year falls on April Iff Would Draft Ogle Democratic County Chairman Ogle was unopposed for re-election as party committeeman in Granite City Precinct 5 at last Tuesday's primary and a move was underway here today to draft him for re-election as county chairman at the biennial organization meeting of party committeemen - elect next Monday night. Thomae, formerly .of East Alton, apparently was the victor by a wide margin for election as Republican committeeman in Wood River Township Precinct 16 at last Tuesday's primary, and is eligible to succeed himself in the GOP county chairmanship. Meanwhile, canvassing of returns from Tuesday's primary election was nearing completion today at the office of County Clerk Eulalia Hotz, who said the official list of precinct committeemen elected in both parties would be ready for release late today. The canvass was extended first through committeeman candidates in each ot the county's 127 precincts Alton Committees To Name Chiefs Robert M. Miller of Precinct 22 is expected to be a candidate for chairman of the Alton Democratic City Committee. John Lauer, city chairman, long a Democratic leader, was defeated last Tuesday in his race for re, election to the committee. Several names of likely opponents for the Democratic chairmanship were mentioned. x Robert Morrow, district GOP chairman, was expected to be a candidate for reelection, but had no comment today. The district includes Alton, Godfrey and Foster Townships. 7,450-Ft. Gas Mains Beint; ~ Laid in Alton New spring construction work of Union Electric's Alton gas department is now under way. It is part of an over all continuing plan to expand gas facilities to keep pace with the growth of the city. One of the larger phases of the project will include establishment of 7,450 lineal feet of mains. A new distribution main ot 4,150 feet of welded steel main will be installed to supply customers on College Ave., cast of the viaduct, and in the College Crest Subdivision of College Ave. One thousand, eight hundred feet of main will be installed in the Holly Hills Subdivision, north of Oakwood Ave., just east of Alby St. A new gas distributing system, requiring 1,500 feet of cast iron main, will be installed for the C. Hale Subdivision, along Krug, Northdale and Hale Sts. All potential gas customers along the route of these extensions may apply for and will receive natural gas service. Dual- fuel gas space heating equipment may be installed as well as gas for consumption in ranges, water heaters, refrigerators, incinerators, and other gas appliances. ROK Will Be At Conference, R h e e Asserts SEOUL #—President Syngman Rhee announced today that South Korea will attend the Geneva conference opening next week. But he warned it is "a final time-consuming attempt" to unite Korea by peaceful means. He didn't say what his government would do if the conference fails. But there was a thinly veiled threat in his statement that "we obviously cannot continue to sit idly by while the Communists exterminate or exile our people to the North and make a Red Chinese province out of half our country." The peppery 77-year-old President said "clear and encouraging" assurances from the United States "enable us to go to Geneva with confidence and considerable hope." Rhee didn't elaborate on the assurances. But in New York You Chang Yang, Korean ambassador to the United Stales, said his nation had been assured (1) the United States will aid in greatly increasing the Republic of Korea's army and (2) a prime objective of the conference will be to reunite all of Korea «nd eliminate all Red Chinese troops from that country. , 4 * SCATTERED - As the signal was given for the Easier egg to start, tho hillsides of Bock Spring park came alive, with kids. Winners of ihc Jaycce contest were given live rabbits—Photo by Wayne Sutherland, French Defenders Ba tile for Position Ho Offers <o Negotiate LONDON Jf — Moscow radio has repeated Indochinesc Communist leader Ho Chi mirih's five-month- old offer to negotiate a cease fire in Indochina. Observers here generally did nol view it was a new peace offer, however. Olin Executive . M. Hurley Named General Manager of Arms Division EAST ALTON, ILL, - W. M. Hurley has been appointed general manager of the arms and ammunition division-of Olin Indus• tries, Inc. The announcement was made by J. M. Olin, president. Olin stated that Hurley would succeed W. C. Schade, who will assume executive duties with several divisions, including the arms and ammunition division, which manufactures Western Winchester sporting firearms and ammunition and has headquarters at New Haven, Conn., and plants in New Haven and East Alton. Hurley's entire career has been uith the Olin organization. He started in 1928 as an inspector of ammunition at the East Alton plant. Later he became inspector of all products manufactured at East Alton and then chief inspector of military and cornmeiv cial ammunition. In 1941, Hurley trained per* sonnel ami was in charge of alf inspection operations of the gov- ermaenUwned St. l<ouis Qrd< nan<!0 Plant, world's largest pro- cJuctr Of wnall arms ammunition, which the company operat. ed through a subsidiary, He became assistant general superintendent of thje St. Louis plant in By I.AKKY ALLEN HANOI, Indochina ff— The French fought furiously today to hold back Vietminli assault troops stabbing toward the center of Dien Bien Phu's fortifications. The rebels were in a newly menacing position after weekend fighting widened their break in the AUGUSTA, Ga. /P—Secretary of northwestern rim of the fortress' State Dulles said after a confer-i dofcnsc s .vstem. They caplured a U. S. Troops In Indoehina Are'Unlikely' and M, Hl'ttlvKY, era! manager, arms ammunition division, Industries. Inc. 1944, Pyring.; WorW War II he served on various committees for the ordnance department of the United Slates Army, including the engineering and specifi. cations committee on small arms ammunition. , Returning to the East Alton plant he became assistant works «a f »ge 8, Col. S.f encc with President Eisenhower today it is "unlikely" that American troops will be sent into Indochina if the French pull out. By MARVIN L. ABKOWSMITII AUGUSTA, Ga. ^-President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles confer here today on American efforts Io bolster Indochina against the Reds and save the rest of Southeast Asia from Communist aggression. .••..-. The* President sent his private plane, The Columbine, to Washington for Dulles, who will give a first-hand report on his London and Paris negotiations last week to work out a Pacific defense alliance. Dulles planned to lunch with the President at his Easier holiday headquarters at the Augusta National Golf Club then fly back to Washington in the late afternoon. One aspect of the Eisenhower- Dulles conference may be the controversy touched off in Congress by Vice President Nixon's statement Friday, in reply to a hypothetical question, that American troops might have to be sent into Indochina if the French withdraw. Nixon prefaced bis answer, however, by saying he doesn't think the French will pull oul. Identity Leaked The vice president spoke at a meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and stipulated at the time that his remarks were not to be attributed to him. But the identity of the speaker later leaked out. Eisenhower's headquarters has declined comment on whether Nixon's statement represents administration policy. The State Department, in a statement Saturday night prompted by Nixon's remarks, said it is "highly unlikely" that U. S. forces will have to replace French forces in Indochina. But the department backed up the vice president's stand that Southeast Asia must be saved from Red aggression. . In his talks with the British and French last week, Dulles won agreement they would join with the United States jn working toward a Pacific defense alliance. Dulles' goal is a 10-nation pact similar to the North Atlanlic collective security program. " Others Reluctant Both the French and the British liave shown reluctance, however, to take any definite steps in that direction in advance of the Geneva conference opening.April 26. DuJ. les and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Russia will attend the conference. Red China will be represented but not in the role of a participant on • equal footing. Eisenhower plans to fly back to Vjfjmhington Thursday afternoon for a brief informal talk at a meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, then go on to New that second outpost Sunday and filtered back Sunday night into trenches on the main Dien Bien Phu airstrip. Vietminh pressure also was reported increasing against the southernmost strongpoint of the French- held plain. Bayonet-wielding French infantrymen had driven the Vietminh from air field entrenchments for a few hours Sunday. But the latest infiltration re-established then-foothold in the shadow of the French headquarters bunkers, just 800 yards away. A terse French communique said heavy fighting in the sector still raged today. French tanks and artillery blasted at the Vietminh troops taking cover in trenches running across the northern part of the airstrip. French Union troops charged them in hand-lo-hand encounters. Bitter A French army spokesman said the Vietminh in the airstrip trenches "were not in considerable strength," but were bitterly resisting attempts to dislodge them. American civilian pilots operating Flying, Boxcars dropped tons more ammunition and war materiel into the fortress. The French- pulled out of the .shattered northwestern o u t p o s I Sunday afler they counleratlacked and smashed back a Viclminh attempt to wipe out the post's garrison. A French, army spokesman said the loss of the position was not regarded as serious. The Vietminh already hold a key height in this same sector, and have launched several infantry attacks from it. There still is no indication when York for a major address night before the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. The President's headquarters announced over the weekend that he will call on American Newspapers to help "transform an age of atom- 10 hysteria and horror into an age of international understanding and cooperative peace." The speech will he bj-oadcast nationwide*. Stage 5.27 rail .30 Poo] W.57 Tailwater 401.75 At all points around the fortified plain, the enemy is now within about 1,000 yards of the main barricades. They have edged forward, relentlessly digging trenches and foxholes ever closer to the barbed wire mazes. BalMorcU by Corsair French forces were bolstered with the first delivery of Corsair fighter-bombers from America. An official announcement said the U. S. light carrier Saipan delivered the Navy planes. The American pilots who ferried them in returned immediately to their ship. Throngs Fill Churches On 6 IdeaP Easter Easier Sunday weather \ about as close to "ideal" anyone could wish. The high tempdrature for the day was 79 degrees and the low was 51. A high cloud haze filter held back the sun In the morning, but it was dissipated in the afternoon and the Easter Bunny had a chance to see his shadow— if that means anything. Churches of the area were crowded, with record attendance at many. Early'masses at tho Catholic churches, and early services at Protestant churches attracted capacity congregations Later masses and services attracted large crowds. Choirs had prepared special music. The Easter parade, in the perfect weather, was one of the finest in years. , The womon— and many men, too, were out in new garb. Other forces were-at .work to make the day a success.' Public Easter egg hunts, including the Alton Junior Chamber oi Commerce event at Rock Spring Park, were staged ( with great success. Golf courses and the open road beckoned motorists. Traffic was jammed on all highways radiating from Alton. Much of the traffic was headed Calhoun-way, where Apple Blossom Time is about to get Into full swing. The area apple blossoms staged their opening performance Sunday afternoon. 2 Alton Men Plan Boat Trip On Colorado A boat trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon" will be made by Dr. Mather Pfelffenberger Jr., and James Nelson. Dr. Pfeiffcnberger and Nelson, who resides on Levis lane, left today by automobile for Denver. There they will join five .other men, and motor to Pierce's Ferry, Ara. At that town, plans will be completed for the trip on Ihe Colorado River which will begin at Lee's Ferry, Ariz. The trip on the Colorado is expected to require a week. The 288-mile I rip will be made in a Navy raft with'an outboard motor. Shooting the rapids in the raft promises some thrills for the parly. In charge will be "Bus" Hutch of Utah, a famous guide, and his son. The parly will camp out at night. Dr. Pfeiffenberger will be gone three weeks. Before returning home, he will visit his brother, Andrew, at Denver. 22 PAGES Established Jan. 15, 1838. Hollyday Says Actions In FHA 'Corrective' SpeneerT. Olin HeadsFinaiu'e Group for Ike Spencer T. Olln nf Kali-mount has accepted appointment ns fi- nnncinl chairman of (he Nntionnl Citizens for Eisenhower ronfires- sional committee, it wns Official Breaks Back in Mishap touringEggttuul ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS - A s Ihe result of a mishap during nil Kaster egg hunt Sunday afternoon, ,T. C. Smith, W W. Airline Dr.. was admitted to Wood River , nounrwi today In WashlnRtnn by ." James L. Murphy, rhalrmnn. I Junrs ' Township Hospital for treatment ntv I of n broken back und other Olin Is first vice president of Olln Industries, Inc. Olln met President Elsenhowr n week ago when more thnn 50 persons Identified with the movement to win Independent votes for pro-Eisenhower candidates for Congress culled on the President to pledge him renewed support. In announcing Olin's acceptance, Murphy stated: "The committee is fortunate Hint n man of Mr. Qlin's patriotic dedication to the best interests of America has joined the effort 1o back Ihc Eisenhower Crusade". Olln has been active for many years in charitable and civic fund-raising campaigns. In 1950 he received the DcMolny civic award for outstanding community service. Last year he and his brother, John M. Olin, president of Olin Industries, shared "Mnn of the Year" honors of the St. Louis Alumni Association of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Olin WHS graduated from Cornell University in 1921 with an M.E. degree, and is H member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He is nlso a member of the Council of Cornell University and of the citizens advisory committee for Ihc University of Illinois, Kucliel Asks -U.S. Get UN Action hi Asia By JACK HKI.I/ WASHINGTON yp-Son.< Kuchcl (R-Calif) proposed today that America seek United Nations ac- Smith, 43, fire chief of Rosewood Heights, was assisting in rounding up ponies nt Civic Memorial Airport when one of the ponies broke loose. Smith mounted another pony to give chase and fell. In addition Io back Injuries, he suffered friction burns on Ihe right side of hl< fnee nnd cuts on his left hand. The ponies were Io be used to give rides to children parlieipal- 'ing In Ihc Easier egg hunt. The hunt was sponsored by Ihc firemen, auxiliary, and Mel U'ai- ston, airport manager. >* Smith is employed at Western Cartridge Co. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have three children, Sandra, 12, Michael, 6, and Dobra, 5. CpLDiekeiison Goes on Trial As Informer' By IIKItK AI.TSCIIIUU, WASHINGTON A'-Cpl. Edward S. Dickenson went on trial today at a precedent-making court martial at which he was accused of informing on his follow prisoners of war while a captive In Korea. The nine officers on (lie court panel opened the proceeding in a small courtroom at Ft. McNulr, In Washington.;. > -> bickcnson's brTdc months was among a spectators. Col. Guy Emery, a retired Army officer representing the 23-year- old Cracker's Neck, Va,, corporal, put the members of the court through rigorous questioning, us a lion and avoid any single-handed ! possible preliminary to challenging military attempt to save Indochina! I hem as fit members of a trial frorn the Communists. ! Amid a growing controversy over Vice President Nixon's statement that this country might send troops ui three score of as a last resort, 'I don't believe we to Indochina Kuchel said, ' can put fires out all over the world iinglc-handedly." "We ought to take (be case be- 'ore the United Nations and ask court. The key question raised by Em- ,ery was whether the court members believed llial under Communist pressure, a soldier could be held to blame for divulging more than bis name, rank and serial number, as provided by military law. In general, the members of the for united action there," lie said in court said they could give no satis- ' ' fat-lory answer to the question, since Hiey had not' boon prisoners ol war themselves. They said, however, that history demonstrates instances where torture has been useless In eliciting information. Dickenson was one of tho 23 American POWs who first refused repatriation under tho Korean armistice terms, but later he and one other POW changed their inlerviosv. "The 16 nations that signed Ihe Korean Irucc," he said, "pledged hemselves to a joint effort to prevent aggression and our allies shpuld be culled upon for help." Nixon told the American Society of Newspaper Editors last Friday 10 thought French withdrawal om Indochina unlikely, but that f that happened and other means 'ailed the United Slates might have c send troops. Franco so fur has minds and came Col. C. Robert home. Bard, tin- pros- Heart Had Stopped Parents Credit Easter Miracle As Daughter Regains Life OKLAHOMA CITY #-The parents of brown-eyed Patricia Joy Payne believe they have experienced first hand the miracle of Easter. To Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Payne of Duncan. Okia,, it was their own personal Easter miracle. Their 9- year-old daughter stopped breathing and came to life again. Patricia was struck on the head by a swing at school Wednesday. The only visible harm was a scratch above the ear. After a while, the hurting stopped and she returned to classes. At home that evening, she assured her mother, "It doesn't bother me any now." She felt well flflOMgb to go to s roovle. Then, with shocking suddenness, she lapsed into %. coma. Thursday came. She failed to regain consciousness. Doctors decided to bring her here. Still another day passed and she lay unconscious. Saturday morning, the real crisis came. "I wa» here by myself and I saw her take her last breath." Payne recounted. She gasped once, and lay still. "Th enurses and doctor came quickly and started giving her artificial respiration," he said. It was decided only an emergency operation would save her. During the operation doctors id she stopped breathing again. But the surgeon found the trouble and removed it—a blood clot oh the brain. On Easter morning Patricia "came to life again." She awoke from the deep and near deadly sleep into which she had fallen four days before. Phis is the happiest Easter ipposerl submitting the Indochina' et'ulor, said be planned to lake -•••--- week to present his case and I hat he would summon about '10 ex- POWg who were with Dickenson ul Prison Camp No. 5 ul Pyoktong. Korea. The defense attorney, Col. Guy matter to Ihe United Nations. Although Nixon's .statement indicated to many in Congress that he administration is resolved to jold Indochina even at the* cost of going it alone, Stale Department Godfrey Sees Short Season For Asparagus Willi about 100 pounds of us- pfmiRiis on hand to be processed for fri>e/.lng, the asparagus season at Godfrey opened today. H. R. Koeller. grower and owner-operator of Ibe main "shed," where asparagus Is processed lor freezing nt Godfrey, this morning said: "The drought has brought up a question. We don't know what kind of prop to expert. Unless f i«i,u we get more rain, wn won't be ? J V Wou1d K ° R lon * w « v to- culling asparagus more thm 1)^- prcvcn(ln B improper three or fourweek.i nl the most. 1 Godfrey growers have never fwced a dry spell such as has continued In this area for a year There is nothing in local wealhci records to compare with the lack WASHINGTON ffl — Clyde L. Powell, assistant FHA Commissioner, today refused (0 ftfts^fef questions by senators Investigating Hie miiltl-million dollar housfng scandals. Powell told the Senate Banking Committee: "My refusal Is based on my constitutional privileges net to be a witness against myself." WASHINGTON X>— Guy T. 0. Hollydny, ousted commissioner of Ibe Federal Housing Admtntstra- lion, testified today be knew when be look office a year ago that "unscrupulous promoters" were active in Ihe home repair loan field and had tried to slop their "abuses " He told investigating senators he new regulations, ef- Dec. l, and was satis- of niIn period. over su«h nil extended officials insisted that Ihn basic poj-' Emery, a retired Arrny officer, icy is one of "united nction" such wiid ho WHS undecided as to whcM li- as Secretary of Stale Dulles called 'ei Dk'kWison would be put on (lie 'stand In Inslify in his own behalf. At Ihe outset, Bard planned i<, introduce a number u( documents and tape recordings of Chinese broadcast*, in o n i t o r e d by the Army, in which Dickenson is said Io have spoken un behalf of the for in a March 211 speech. Despite this, there are reports that the administration asked for but did not receive assurances from Democralic as well as Republican leaders that if the worst comes to the worst Ibey would back single-handed intervention In • Hods, Indochina. Democrats were said to have backed away from giving in advance what some of them called a blank check for presidential action. Sen, Knowland of California, the GOP floor leader, said in a weekend interview he is confident the The asparagus season usually e;:lend.s eight or 10 weeks. Asparagus Is rut by hand. In a good season one asparagus plant can he cut once a day, some- limes twice. One good plant could yield, say. 10 stalks dally, or fiOO stnlks in a season. Shipping costs and changes in Ifiboi' conditions and shipping facilities have hit the Godfrey ns- pnraRus-ralsInK industry., pro- duel ion of asparagus Is about half what It was 10 or 12 years ngo In Godfrey. Much of Godfrey's asparagus was grown by residents who subsequently were employed In industry and svho found It not too difficult to arrange for market- But costs discouraged many. Industrial layoffs recently may cause more residents to re- sumo asparagus growing, Kocl- ler said today. At KodUer's shed, aspavafeuR As, processed for freezing. It Is trimmed, graded and washed and sent to the Booth'Co., St. Louis. Last year the «hcd processed 412 tons of asparagus. This year, because the growers find the shed more convenient than other outlets, Koeller said he cxpccls Ihe tonnage will be double. Also at Godfrey Is an outlet to « cannery, Ihe Bush Co., at Blylheville, j\rk. Koeller estimated that 65 per cent of (he Godfrey asparagus is sent to the freezer and 25 per cent: Io the canner. The remainder is sent by growers to Chicago and other points, including New York. Godfrey asparagus is grown in soil that bus boon declared the best-in the world. This is based on scientific tests. In Chicago's finest eating places, Altonlans have noted a delicacy listed in season — "Godfrey asparagus." This also is true in New York. The amount of asparagus shipped directly to these large met- ropolitfin areas is small compared Io Ihc typical frcoxcr-canner outlets, Koclloi- pointed out. Last year, when railroad car service Io Chicago was nol avail- i We to Godfrey growers, many iltcmpted to ship by truck. This >roved unsalislaclory, Kocller mid. Much of the asparagus was affected by heal in shipment. The plant is highly perishable after i-ulli/ig and must be shipped quickly under refrigeration. The trucking failure last year is cx- ,,,.,.,_., C< tics." prac- Hollyday wns the first witness nt an Inquiry by the Senate Banking Committee into reports of mul. tl-mllllon dollar swindles In the government's housing program. When the committee convened, Us first act wns a unanimous vote to issue n subpoena to compel Clyde L. Powell, former assistant FHA commissioner In charge of rental housing, to testify at Us In- qulry. Chairman Capehait (R-Ind) announced that Powell had notified him, 25 minutes before, that lie would "prefer not. to appear without a subpoena." 1'owoll ItnslRiipd Powell resigned his FHA post on April 5, effective as of April 16. The resignation was accepted but one week later the disclosures of profiteering and "fleecing" of home owners came to light. Housing and Homo Finance Ad- minlstrator Albert M. Cole promptly ordered that acceptance of the resignation be rescinded. This was done over Powell's vehement pro- les/. The questioning of Powell was expected to center on alleged windfalls" which went to promot- when liberal FHA mortgage insurance was granted to encour- ago the building ot large, multl- family apartments for "middle income" tenants. In 251 cases, Colo has said, the FHA appraisal was so much higher than the actual cost of construction that the promoters were able to pocket sums totaling 75 million dollars. Check Tax Return* As on aid to the inquiry, President Eisenhower signod an order at Augusta, Co., today permitting tho committee to examine income tax returns. By law, the Treasury Department must keep Income tax: returns secret, even from congressional investigators, unless author- ised by the President to disclose them. The alleged over-sixed loans for apartment building date back to the Truman administration and were before Hollyday became connected with FHA. Hollyday, a Baltimore banker, was appointed to the FHA post by Eisenhower a year ago. Uis resignation was requested last week. At that time, Cole said Hollyduy bud nol taken action to stop abuses under Title I— tbo FHA's home repair and improvement program. Colt- asserted that high-pressure home-improvement salesmen had induced householders to obtain .urger loons Hum they needed, n-ovidcd shoddy work and short value, and in some cases perpe- ralcd outright fraud. Knew of Abuses Hollyduy, saying he know of such K<' ol oust- : abuses when lie look office, told the frciwers und can- j S( . na | 01 , s t | U(t 1)C undf , rtook „,.„, „, I ;i)l to determine their extent and Arrangements have been made | found them "small in proportion Io i less IUTS al I be sheds. by Railway Express Agency to provide express service out of College Ave. station at 10:30 p.m. daily, with an agent on hand at 9 p.m. and alter to receive asparagus. To Solve on Maneuvers Die scope of tho Title f program." He decided the remedy was to "prevent them at the source," he said. Hollyday said ho asked the vice(Continued on I'uge a, Co). 1.) weve ever had/' her parents President will ask prior approval by the lawmakers if it becomes advisable to use any American combat units in Indochina—including air and sea task forces. Rep. Judd (R-Minn*. a member ol the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Eisenhower had assured his group that Congress would be consulted. Speaking on a television program Sunday night, Judd said "every step" of the administration's foreign policy actions toward Indochina'"has been talked over with both Republicans and Democrats in my presence." Sen. Kefauvcr D-Tcnn) djspiited Judd's statement by saying neither Republicans nor Democrats were being consulted on the admin uon's foreign poJjcy actioos. New Weapons Giving Army Unheard Of Fire Power But Also New Problems By ELTON C. V\\ AP Military Affairs llc-porter WASHINGTON If - New weapons— atomic cannon, guided missiles, rockets—are giving Ihe Army lory" that can range out from 201 bomber and fighter-bomber Io scores or even hundreds of miles and has a much greater demolition radius is compounding the problem. air- firepower undreamed ol nol many ] The Army', new 280mm. camion, pecially of i/out'u utin nil* tU/ni Tilt-,-, .,..« , .-,» .. i • ,.i_ in ,. ,. . . ' •f * years ago but they also are creating serious problems in Ibe already intricate business of running an orderly, efficient battle. These are among the problems to be worked on in maneuvers, involving 100,000 Army and air men, starting'this week in the Carolines. They arc the first big-wale exercises involving the firing or simulated use of virtually all new weapons. Deciding what weapons to shoot at what target has been a source of argument even with convention- ai artillery and aircraft. The admit on the battlefield of "artil- craft of the Air Force and Navy is maintained. Yet the range of the 28umin. gun jand bombardment rocket, and es, the guided missile, ones! John heavy bombard- i to either side of (he normal fight- rocket fires either atomic or ing front of a corps. which like Ibe Corporal missile or! teaches out far ahead obliquely thp Honest '-•'••• '— '--•- • ' - • •• i.lent conventional explosive, is an example. The approximately 11-inch gun has a maximum range of about 30 miles. Under present oi-ganization, gun is considered "corps artil- corps. Some tacticians see in this rigidity of corps control both potential inefficiency and danger, contending that: 1. A corps headquarters can de» cide to strike a target which is • »f m !,-—•—» — . - •«-»- »>» w** »»*v <a t<At£vt WIUVM I* lery. That means that control of | scheduled for or indeed already batteries of the gun resis with the may have been taken care of by headquarters of a corps (a corps bombing planes sent by a higher usually is composed of two or three headquarters- Army divisions.) The control does 2. Without coordinaUan, planes not go back to a higher headquar- heading for a target may fJy iota tors, such as a thea^r command, the path of fire fnm atomic «an» where coordmatioiT of tactical nan, missiles or jwfosts,

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