Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 28, 1954 · Page 1
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STfttKF BACK! DOftAffe tO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH _ _ Serving the Alton Community for More Than 118 \ears Weatfce* fttawtey. R»*ft m WftftKt Mi, f«s } Member of The Associated Press, 5c Pef Copy. Vol. CX1X, No. 89 Claim Ike Won on Farm Plan B.T EDWtS B. HAAKWSO* And he conceded that members Sen. Aiken (R-Vt). who steered WASHINGTON ^-Senate sup- the wool bill through tf» Senate, of the Senate Agriculture Commit- pr.rters claimed a victory today ; said in an interview: jtee. which he heads, lined up 8-7 for the Eisenhower administration : -fhis pro ves that the Eisenhow-! 'or extending for another year fnrm program but most lawmakers : flexjb | e Drice -m,,,.,-, DrosrAm ! supports on cotton, wheat, corn. BK rerd that the major battles over ! "** ™ e ^^^ITZ ! tobaeTO ' nce and ?<»"«" »« 9° l» farm price supports are still ahead. ls & aimt1 * strength throughout the; cent of pari{y p flr1(y J§ R ^ By a 69-71 vote, the Senate Tues- Country. Farmers and the public j sa id by law to give a farm product riav passed a special wool subsidy I now favor it and their views j h fair purchasing value, bill and sent it on to the House, j usually are reflected by members! "I guess we'll have to depend on Before that, the Senate beat down of the Congress." | the Senate and 'House to make the ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1954 34 PAGES True Or False? proposed riders aimed at extending the present rigid price supports on major field crops or at reversing or modifying Secretary of Agriculture Benson's order lowering price props on dairy products. But Aiken conceded he does not know what will happen to the wool bill in the House Agriculture Committee. Members of that group say they have agreed to handle all farm price programs in a single package. actual decisions," Aiken said, apparently indicating that the Eisenhower proposal for flexible sup-1 ports between 75 and 90 per cent ot pnrity may not have committee approval in either the Senate or House. Haller Namedto22nd Term As County Board Chairman Established Jan. is, EDWARDSVILLE — Gus H lor of Wood River was elected to an unprecedented 22nd term as chairman of the Madison County Board of Supervisors a its annual reorganization meeting this morning, which extend ed into the noon hour. Haller's chairmanship tenure has never been approached in Madison County's history. The Wood River Township assistant supervisor, a member ol the County Board for 37 years, was unanimously re-elected chajr- man at the reorganization session after a windup of business of the "old"year. "I feel highly honored," Haller remarked in taking up the gavel for the 22nd straight year as board chairman. After expressing his thanks to members of the board, he lurned to the serious aspects of county finances and urged fullest cooperation of all board members and county officials in "keeping this county out of tho red." Haller quoted from a report by County Auditor John L. Kraynak showing that: Madison County ended the 1953 calendar year with a balance of $24,046.52. "That balance was due to cooperation in holding down expenses as well as an increase in the county general revenue fund tax rate and means only that we lived within our tax receipts revenue," Haller declared^ He cautioned against any over-' optimism in the county's financial condition, alluding indirectly to the $223.000 debt-funding bond issue the past year which enabled the county to get hack on its feet financially, and urging strict economies to hold down expenses. Halrer remarked that "1954 is going to be a bad year," calling attention to added expenses such as the recejit primary election (which cost the county an estimated $30,000) and the general election in November, as well as the huge expense burden of publishing the list of quadrien- nial real estate reassessments. "I hope there will be some way that we can get out of publishing the real estate reassessment list this year," Haller remarked. "We're going to have to pull up our belts and live within our tax revenue," he concluded. Known as the "Red Fox" by close friends in his early days on the County Board, when he was titian-haired. Haller's hair is now silver. When asked his age by a reporter today, Haller (Continued on Page 31, Col. 2.) Reds Propose Police Launch Quick Parley Drive for City OnEvacuation B.v GILMORE GENEVA ff> — Russia proposed today an immediate meeting representatives of French Unio forces and the Communist-led Vie minh to discuss evacuation wounded from Dien Bien Phu, th besieged French stronghold northwest Indochina. It also suggested that leaders the Vietminh, who have fought th French for more than seven year; bo invited to participate in the Ge neva debate 'on peace in Indoch na—along with representatives c the United States, Britain, France Russia, Rod China and the thre associated states of Indochina— Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia With the exception of the Vietminh the French have proposed th same list; Soviet Foreign Minister V. M Molotov advanced tho proposal a private meeting with Frcnc; Foreign Minister Georges Bidault their second in as many days a the Geneva conference. Ask* Evacuation ' Bidault had asked that the Evac uation of "hundreds and hundreds of wounded from Dien Bien Phu be agreed before deciding on th< nations which will participate ir talks here on peace In Indochina The wounded are under treat ment in dugout shelters of the In dochina fortress. Vietminh guns jlock French planes from landing there. The rebels have denied •equest from the garrison com mander, Brig. Gen. Christian de Castries, for a brief truce to per mit evacuation of the wounded. The Soviet proposal came amic hese other developments, in Ge neva and abroad bearing on the Asian parley: 1. Secretary of State Dulles re iectcd North Korea's proposal for mificatlon elections, saying it was a scheme "designed to destroy the authority of the existing (Seoul) ;overnment and to replace it by a Communist puppet regime." He called for general elections under United Nations supervision. 2. In Seoul, a spokesman for 'resident Syngman Rhee's government termed the North Korean •>lan, advanced Tuesday by For- iign Minister Nam II, a trap and (Continued on Page 31, Col. 1.) All Summer? No One Seems To Know When Hearings May End By JOHN CHADW1CK WASHINGTON JP '— The McCarthy-Army hearings are costing hundreds of dollars a day, but what the total bill will be no one professes to know. For one thing, no one knows just how long they'll last. Sen. Mundt (R-SD), presiding over the hearings as acting chair man of the Senate investigations subcommittee, was asked for an estimate of the cost. "I haven't the foggiest idea," he said. However, he said the subcommittee had only three expenses— the salaries of its'special five-man staff, the cost of the official transcript of the testimony and the transpprtation of witnesses from out of town. He did not include the salaries of the seven subcommittee members and of the principals to the dispute — Army officials and Sen. McCarthy (R-WisJ. Attorney* Paid Special Counsel Ray H. Jenkins and members of. his staff are he• ing paid at a rate of about 1225 a week each, This adds up to a weekly payroll of about $U25~ lor however many weeks the probe continues. Roughly J3.800 words of testimony «re going j nto UK, reCQr( j daily, or about US pages a day with 24Q wonto to the page. Fur {tot number O j copies of the transcript jj receives, the subcoflj- mitt*» pay* |j.07 8 page. Thus, this expense adds up to slightly under J200 a day. i. Mundt said he had not received any bills from witnesses subpoenaed from out of town and so could not estimate now what this expense would amount to. • He did say, however, that the Army was paying the expenses of its own witnesses so far as he knew. He said he specifically arranged with the Army that the subcommittee would not be charged with the expense of bringing Maj. Gen. Miles Reber back from Germany. First Army Witness Reber was the first witness called by the Army. At the Pentagon, officials said the cost of flying him from Western Germany to Washington was $433, and that this was being charged .to the Army. Joseph N. Welch of Boston, special counsel retained by the Army lor the probe, announced when he took the job that he and his two assistants would serve without pay. He said he had* no idea wthat the Army's expenses for the investigation would bet Nor would Pentagon officials hazard an estimate. The subcommittee's share of the expense is coming out of the regular funds voted by the Senate for its work at the start of the year. The Senate approved a S207.QQO budget for the subcommittee in the current year. The subcommittee already has voted' to ask the Senate for aji additional appropriation after the hearings have been concluded to reimburse its fund for whatever the inquiry costs, j Auto Licenses Policemen Tuesday night be- Ran applying "courtesy tickets' to cars found parked on the streets without their 1954 city licenses, and by 11 a.m. today 24 motorists had returned thcil tickets to the police desk foi cancellation after license stickers had been procured at the office of City Treasurer Osborne As was recently announced by Lt. Roberts, acting police chief no penalties will be imposed at the opening stage of the drive to bring in city auto license fees, but motorists whose cars are "ticketed" must report to show licenses procured or they will be caught in a follow-up campaign. The tickets, issued in duplicate give the department a record of the state license on each car tagged. Start of Ihe police educational drive was originally set for last get the de- Monday, but the rush to stickers was so great as week opened that, it was ferred a couple of days. License sales Monday, said Treasurer Osborne, set a new all-time record of 432 for a single day. Tuesday, the total issue dropped to 298, and total number of cars licensed up to time the treasurer's office opened today was 2,900. All last week, license sales boomed,, and the average for each day was 300, said Osborne. Osborne said the present goal is to have at least 5,000 o'f Alton's 9,000 vehicles licensed before his office' begins the annual collection of general taxes in the second week of May. Apply Priming Coat to Court Parking Lot Work of applying a ."priming coat" of road oil to the earth, bound macadam surface of the burt Square off-street parking ot, immediately east of City Hall, was started in the fore, noon today. The surface was reported to be "just right" for the oil application. Recent rain show- rs thoroughly moistened the surface, just as had been desired. Tuesday the lot was said to be still too wet for oil, but today was found ideal for maximum absorption. Moisture in eaving tho soil and stone, en- ineers said, tends to suck in he oil. Although oil and water 'won't mix", as an old saying ;oes, a proper amount of mois- ure greatly helps road oil make maximum penetration. The oil coating will serve to provide greater adhesion for a oating of liquid asphalt next to be applied to the parking lot. 'hen the asphalt will be topped vith stone chips to blot the ex- ess asphalt and provide a durable wearing surface. Comple- ion of the lot in about another >veek is expected. Meter Maintainer Ray Crane aid that 10-hour meters are on and to qquip the lot for all- day parking. River Zero 305 « M.S.L.) Locfe* Dam Z6 ea Level 7 a.m. W.Bureau 7 a.m. 'ool 4J8.6S Stage 8.55 'ailwater 404.03 Rise .60 JACKSON QUESTIONS STEVENS-Sen. Henry Jackson(D-Wwh), , puts a question to Army Secretary Robert Stevens, not shown, at today's hcarlnir session as[Scn. Stuart Symington (D-ftlo) listens with hands to his chin. Jackson this morn ng took up again the scries of "true or false" queries he beran nutting to Stcvcris yesterday—(AP Wlrephoto) * |U "™» Man Killed With Shotgun In Fracas Over Board Bill Rebejs Pound Dien fiien Phu With Artillery By LARKY AM.IOX HANOI, Indochina tf-Victminh rebels confined their assaults on battered Dieii Bien Phu to artillery barrages again today amid mounting indications they may hold off further frontal assaults in hopes of starving out the weary French Unioh defenders. Pelting raijis of the spring monsoon turned the narrowing mile- square norlliwest Indochina fortress into seas of red mud, bogging down movement of all mechanized arms. But the defenders continued to [slug it 9Ut against the artillery of tie Communist-led attackers, The French continued to reinforce the fortress defenses by parachute drop. Despite the rains, the French repfrted more men and supplies were parachuted into the tiny drop target. In the United States, a move was under way to recruit more American volunteers to pilot airlift planes n Indochina. An undiscllDsed number of American voluntepr pilots were signed up by thcj Pilots Employment Agency, an Wficial of that organization in T|;lerboro, N. J., said Tuesday. Apked how many of 'hese already were 'in Indochina lying the aij-lift of goods and mil- lary equipment under contract vith the French, he said: "All I can do is to refer you to a report iut of Indociina last Sunday say- ng 25 pilots were flying the transport planes.? City Will! Inspect Rjley Ave. Homes Inspector^ of the city budding department!will carry out the required inspections- on construction of IM Riloy Ave. public housing project, just as has been done in tho case of the I. B. Curran Hojnes project, it was announced ^oday by City Building Inspectpr Fail-field. The arrangement for the city to handle the joint inspection project was approved Tuesday afternoon at a meeting pf the Madison County Housing! Authority, Fairfield was informed. Work on! the Curran Homes project no\j/ is near completion, and semi-final inspectors now are being I made there by the building department inspectors, said Fairfi<?ld. Some plastering and repain corrected, ing has been ordered n course of the closing inspectors, he said. $8,8992 MFT to Road District! and Townships Millard Fillmore Taylor, 57, of Fifth St., Forrest Homes, was shot and killed late Tuesday afternoon at the fnrm residence of Dean Grizzle, 33, on Missouri Point near West Alton. The shooting culminated nn argument over clothes being held by. Grizzle for a board bill, according to St. Charles Deputy Sheriff William Thomure. Madison County Deputy Coroner Quinn said Grizzle shot Taylor through the chest and heart from a distance of three or four feet as the two were in Grizzle house. Quinn said he was told that Taylor, with a woman listed as Mrs. Lucille Morgan, 41, his housekeeper, and her daughter, Ethel, 19, had gone to the Grizzle homo to get Ethel's clothes. Ethel, it was said, had recently resided two weeks ot' a month at the Grizzle home. Sheriff Lester I. Plackmeyer of St. Charles County said later Jhere is some confusion as to the names of Mrs. Morgan and her daughter, which he had listed as Mrs. Lucille Rice and Miss L,uvena Gound. ' * *• Yard Tools Become Weapons In the yard of the threo r room frame house on the 10-acre farm. Quinn reported, a fracas ensued in which he was told Grizzle and Taylor and Mrs. Morgan and her daughter were involved. A rake, hose and hoe were said to have been employed as weapons in the melee. Mrs. Morgan at 8:53 p.m. was listed as receiving treatment at Alton Memorial Hospital for a laceration of the scalp and above her right eye, which she said were inflicted by her brother-in-law (Grizzle) with a rake. The blast, at short range from Grizzle's three-shot bolt action SPRING. —Illinois t tricts rece Allot men ships and by counties, follow: Downtown Value Days April 29,30, May I Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 29-30 and May 1, have been designated as downtown Value Days," According to James Adams, chairman of the proxnotiwi fommittee of the CtaVWwvn Business Men's Association. Downtown Alton merchants have listed thousands of items in today's Telegraph. Prices have been reduced in every category of merchandise. Madison 383, Green 'IELD, 111. (Special) wnship and road dis- ved $745.428 as their share of njiotor fuel taxes paid into the state treasury during March, Morton H. Hollingsworth state finanpe director, announced today. s to the various town- road districts, made $8*92, Calhoun $2,n $6.264, Jersey $3,821, Macoipin $11,146. 84.Year Old Woman Severely Beaten CLINTON', III. *-An 84-year-old woman is in John Warner Hospital in critical condition today after a brutal beat ng early Tuesday by a prowier who invaded her home. Sheriff K Witt Cow Gardener period of prowler eijtere<T her" home while fetus slept, jibe live* alone. >nneth West ray of Dey. said Mrs, Mary elated during a brief consciousness that the 16 gauge shotgun tore a V. hole in Taylor's chest as the shot penetrated his heart. Grizzle ran to the nearest telephone at the John Mintcrt home a quarter-mile distant, called Streeper ambulance from Alton and the sheriff's office at St. Charles. Sheriff Plackmeyer, with Deputies Otto Bockmeier and Frank Dapron, arrived, along with Deputy Thomure. The sheriff said Grizzle was arrested and taken to SI. Charles. Taylor was pronounced dead at Alton Memorial Hospital. Sheriff Plackmeyer said today Grizzle, a quarry worker, had moved last December to the house where the shooting occurred. Grizzle had been employed until recently, he said. Claims SolMlcfciiMc Crizzle was quoted as tolling sheriff's deputies that he shot Taylor in self-defense. He sa,id he was struck over the head a hoe with such force that the handle broke. Then, he informed deputies, one of the women picked up a knife and tried to slab him. He said Taylor seized a rake to strike him and he started across a field to call the sheriff. Then, according to Grizzle's story as reported by deputies, he turned and saw the two women entering Ihe house when he returned. Taylor- followed him inside, he continued. He alleged that Taylor had cursed him and grabbed Iho barrel of the shotgun just before the shot was fired. Burn In Delhi Grizzle's birthplace is 'Delhi, Sheriff Phu-kmeyer said. He rented the Missouri Point house on the Seltc'S farm in 'which he and tos wife and two children Jived. It is miles ea »t of Rt. 67 between the two highway bridges. Tayjor >vas described to be six feet t«H, weighing about 195 pounds. Grizzle is also six feet tall and weighs 170. Taylor's body was removed to Hanks FuiieraJ Home at Hardin and' this morning the body was brought to St. Charles where a coroner's jury was sworn in. An inquest is slated at 3 p.m. today in St. Charles County court* house, " 4- Ex-Officials Set To Testify In FHA Case By IHW'MNO KVANS ,111. WASHINGTON ^'-Investigating senators called today for testimony from throe veteran Federal Housing Administration officials who quit or lost their jobs in the wake ol revelations of multlmllllon-dol- lar abuses under certain of FHA's loan-insurance programs. Summoned by the Senate Banking Committee were Burton C. Bovard, suspended FHA general counsel; Howard M. Murphy, resigned associate counsel; and Waller Greene, who retired last week as deputy FHA commissioner. Meanwhile, the Justice Department had before it a demand by Son. Byrd (D-Va) that it start "immediate legal proceedings" against a fourth ousted FHA official- Clyde L. Powell, former assistant FHA commissioner for rental housing- Byrd made public Tuesday a letter ho sent to Ally. Gen. Brownell describing Powell as "the key official" allegedly involved in "overvaluations of properties . . resulting in windfalls (to apart ment builders) lo the extent of 100 million dollars or more." The Virginia senator said that "it was Mr. Powell whoso losses in gambling first attracted the attention of the FBI" and led to an investigation of FHA loan-guarantee activities. First lilontlflciitlon This was the first public Identification of an FHA official whose reported gambling losses of up to $5,000 in a single night had been publicized before. Powell invoked his constitutional privilege against solf-incriminatioii last week in refusing to answer questions put (o him by Banking Committee' members. Powell's lawyer said the former FIIA official would have no immediate comment on Byrd's letter. There was no reaction from Iho Justice Department. Powell resigned his FIIA post Rarlier this year, before tho scandal broke into the open. Housing chief Albert M. Cole, who has jurisdiction over FIIA, later announced that acceptance of Po- rosignmion had been suspended—an action Powell vehemently challenged. FHA said TUPS- day its files now list Powell as removed from the agency "with prejudice." Several I'rohoti Byrd's Sonato-House Committee on Reduction of Nonessonlial Federal Expenditures and the Banking Committee, as well us several executive agencies, have been probing (1) allegations that some apartment builders raked in huce .-.,.._*'.j _.i .... ** McCarthy 'Explodes' At Query Concerning Pvt. Schine in Army Drastic Action Set for Park Use of Army V a n d a 1 i g in! B y President Drastic action is to be taken against anyone caught in acts o vandalism on the city's play grounds, It was announced following Tuesday night's meeting of Hie Recreation Commission. The vandalism seems to be part of a nationwide pattern, II was brought out at the meeting, as comment was mnrle on the overturning of tombstones at the City Cemetery. During the past winter an c limaled $l,20n damage was done at Water Tower playground, alone, when parking lot fence and portion of bleachers were wrecked. Since then four Water Tower Duds' Club members have been officially deputized MS special policemen lo patrol Ihe area and make arrests of anyone found damaging the place. I'so of the Municipal Golf Course lins stepped up more than 25 per rent this year compared lo last covering Ihe period March 1 lo April 27, it was an- nounrerl. Rounds ployed on the course to date since Us opening March 1 have totalled 5,547, compared lo 4.295 a year ago -an increase of 1,252. This, it was reported, was reflected In a $2.226.74 increase In total receipts for Ihe same per iod- from $:i,.tt!U8 last year to $5,635.92 currently, The current year's receipts ore broken down Into $1,454 advance fees, J2.187.50 greens fees, and $2,024.42 conccs- sion sales. The commission approved n proposal to have printed copies made of a seven-year financial report of the commission's opcr- at Ions prepared by Chairman J. K. Juttemeyer. Women's Sunday Cancer Crusade Yields $2,028 Sunday's Cancer Crusade con- luclod by 275 Alton women irought a total of $2,028.80, with a few scattered areas lo ho reported, Mrs, Charles Waiters, «:halrman, an- reached Sunday Ity women's jounced laclny. Persons not vishing to contribute mny do so >y calling American Cancer So- :iely office 2-6821, 205 E. Broad- wny. Total collected in Alton to date s $7,680. Oil Heater Blaze Damages Kitchen Fire caused damage In basement rooms occupied by the Hut- '.ie Mao Little family at 1624 Uellc .St. shortly before !):: J ,0 a.m. oday. Fire Chief U-wis reported. No. I untj .'} engine companies, with Ihe ladder truck, responded to the alarm. Chief Lewis aid Ihe blaze started from «n oil hi-uter and iwcpt up a stairwell to the up- Ntalrs section occupied by the Andrew Thompson family, own- •r of the property. Chief Uwis ;aid there was fin; damage to he upstairs kitchen im Ihe bJnze me) gained p-onsidc-ruble head- vay before firemen were culled. ft,V WILLIAM V. ARROGANT WASHINGTON *'-Rep. Coudert IR-NY) advanced today a proposal In deny President Elsenhower au thorily to send American troops to Indochina without prior approva from Congress. Coudert told newsmen he har discussed Iho move with a number of colleagues, "and t haven't found anyone who is against It." "Bui there's no telling how they will vote if the pressure is put ot them," he added. "On a secrel roll call I know I could win." Vice President Nixon has said that In the unlikely event France withdraws her forces from the fight against Communist-led rebels In Indochina, the United States may ho obliged to send troops. Republican leaders In Congress have voiced doubt Eisenhower would make such a move without consulting Congress. Coudcrl's proposal was drafted as an amendment to a $28,680,706,500 defense appropriation bill. Coudert's proposal Is In the form of a limitation on use of funds the bill provides for the armed services for the fiscal year starting next July 1. U says that none of (ho money can hn used to flnnncc tho sending of troops Into combat outside tlie United Stales, its territories or possessions except with the consent of Congress, a format declaration of war or an enemy allack on^a foreign nation whose defense the United Stales Is obligated to assist by treaty. There is no mutual defense treaty between the United States and Indochina. Infant Burns Mouth With Drain Cleaner Ten-monlh-old Palrick Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Murphy of Rt. ], East. Alton, pulled himself up lo a cabinet Tuesday and shook the cabinet until a can of drain cleaning compound fell io the floor and-spilled. Then he got some of the compound in his mouth, causing burns thai required hospital care. The mishap occurred about 4 p.m. shortly afler Mrs, Murphy accompanied by Patrick, had re- lurned after bringing other children homo from school, ' Mrs. Murphy said (he can had been placed on a high shelf in the cabinet, out of reach of the children, but when Patrick pulled himself up oy Iho cabinet ii jarred- Ihe c.nn off Mm shelf. Mrs. Murphy hurried with the little hoy to Alton Memorial Hos^ pilal where examination showed burns to his lips, tongue, and ('fits. Afler IraiUm-nt he WHS taken home. TOKYO /I'—Tim upper house of Japan's P«rli«me»it tonight ap- jroved the Jupan-U. S, mutual do- cnsc assistance agreomunts by a vole of 12'1-08. The agreements, designed to iclp Jpun build up her defense orce, already have passed the ower House. | WASHINGTON JT-Sen. McCaf. thy exploded with violent protest* foda.v against questions as ta whether Pvt, o. David Schln* hired fellow soldiers to clean hl» rifle and told his commander he was In the Army to modernize and streamline it. Hny H. Jenkins, special counsel to the Senate investigations subcommittee, was putting the questions to Secretary ot the Army Stevens at the televised hearings on McCarthy's row with Army officials. And Stevens, with some laughter, was nodding, "I heard It." McCarthy shouted that Jenkins* question* were "completely unfair" to Schine, wealthy New Yorker who worked for McCarthy be. lore he was drafted. McCarthy said Jenkins might create the impression that the questions were facts. McCarthy said that If charge! were to be made against Schine, a central figure in the controversy, he should bo made a party to the investigation. This, McCarthy shbuled, would pei-mlt Schine to engage counsel and cross-examine witnesses. "Other question* Jenkins also had asked whether Stevens ever heard that Schina while at Ft. Dix, N. J., "almost Invariably rode in the cab of the truck" while other soldiers were packed in the truck "like cattle or sheep," "I never heard that," Stevens replied. When McCarthy protested, Jenkins said he had no knowledge as to Ihe tnill) eft- falsity of the ques- lions he asked. McCarthy said alleged favors (o Schino while lie \vas taking basic raining at Ft. Dix had been In- ''esligntcd by tho inspector general of the Army, He demanded that the report be put Into eyi- dence. • ' McCarthy com plained that Schine was being "smeared" by Jenkins questions by asking Stevem "have you learned this" or "liuve you learned that." Chairman Mundt (R-SD) broke lo say that Schine would be called as a witness "in due course," Question* Proper Mundt ruled the questions were '.•ntiroly proper under the commit, eo s purpose of seeking light and ruth on tho charges and countercharges In the case. Jenkins also asked whether Stevens had heard that Schine did riot wear his regular uniform, escaped kitchen duties, got more leaves and passes than other soldiers. McCarthy's complaint that it was "improper" for Jenkins to be asking questions as though they were facts, without any evidence being introduced to show they were facts, drew retorts from Democratic senators, Both sens. Jackson (Wash) and McCollan (Ark) said that earlier i/i (ho hearings McCarthy asked whether career had diplomat Scut by Rep'. Price profits by FHA-backod obtaining oversized construction Joans, and (2) charges that unethical salesmen "fleeced" unsuspecting householders by Inducing them to get government-guaranteed home repair loans, than failing to deliver on promised work. The apartment building program was- of post-World War If vintage 11-Homl) Movie Available To Area Civie Groups, Clubs Mayor Struif, chairman of the H-Bomb publicity committee of Alton, has announced that the recent H-Homh motion pictures will bn available through his of- ik'C for thu use of c-jvii: organizations and clubs throughout the rt\«A \ ill-/, r, , ..... -•- i UWMB 1IIU I^IIIUS (nn)UKHOI died in lft>0. But the home re- L realei - Alton-Wood River pair program still is going on and complaints of abuses under jt have -'wi coming in up to the present. Byrd noted in his letter that Powell "l» beyond the {»wer of a congressional committee to corn- him to testify; and the Justice Department should take action without .delay." Auollier Target The spreading housing investigation moved to another possible target today following a request by Navy and Air Force send him complete reports on certain military bousing projects built under financing arrangements similar to those followed in the defunct apartment construction program now under scrutiny. area Hall at 1:30 p. m. with Mrs. Or- viile Henry in charge. -Samuel Kcbnr left the State Do- parlmem while under investigation oni security charges. Tlie (wo Democrats said McCar% h«fi put thnl question at Maj '"'"• Miles Rotor, the first wit- '«-ss called by Ihe Army, without «iy ovldcnc-o being offered In sup- wrt of llin charge. The two Rebers ire brothers. McClollan said Jenkins' question- R was "absolutely relevant" to »«> Army's charge that preferen- mi (reatment was sought for f and obtained. Sli'veiw nu Stand Before t) )f? row over this line of •lupslionlng by Jenkins, Stevens n«d testified he never heard Army Counselor John G. Adams offer to Im-msh McCarthy with information about "a large number of homo- sexuais" in the Air Force. The McCarthy camp charges Imt Adams did make such an of. W m trying Jo divert McCarthy from hunting w for Communists in tho Army to a probe of the Air force or Navy. beginning May 17. In announcing the availability of the film, the mayor said "This outstanding color film has been offered for the use of the citizens of the area by Rep. Melvin Price so that they may be accurately informed about the capabilities of this new weapon, and the moral implications connected with its use." A special preview of the film will he presented Tuesday, May 4, at the annual recognition meeting of the volunteer services of the Alton-Wood River Chapter of the American Red. Cross. The meeting will be at Wood River American Legion Mrs. Henry is a member of Stevens also testified that Methe local H-Romff publicity com- jCarlhy's aides wanted basic Army miMce of which Mayor Struif is j 'raining waived for Sehine and chairman. Ol'iers helping lo pun- iSchlnp given an assignment in lime the availability of this film j New York when he was drafted are: Mrs Vi.-rnon Hooper, Krl- "Of course I couldn't ward S. Stohbs Harold G. Tal- ' ley, H. KdwHrd Meyer, Dr, David A. Weaver, W. Thad Fife, louden H. (lingering and Euk- ford J. deKuy, secretary. Organizations insterested in using the new Hydrogen bomb picture during the week of May 17 are urged to call the mayor's office to reserve the film. Several reservations for the film already have been accepted. U popular demand in the area is sufficient, the availability of the fill)) will be extended beyond the presently contemplated one week period. There is no charge for the loan of the film, and requests will be handled on 3 first- come-first-served basis. , - .... agree to that, Stevens said. His statement was in response to questions from Sen. Jackson ID-Wash) who took up again the series of "true or false" queriet he began putting to Stevens Tues, day. Responding to them, Stevens tubbed as "false" the central charges made againsl him by McCarthy and the senator's aides. Jackson had toid»-reporters his aim is ta establish "a clear cut case" for perjury charges if there were continued flat contradictions, in tlie healings. "I am trying to resolve the con* fusion about this controversy by asking questions for yes-or-no an. 8,00.1,)

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