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1 Eita FINAL EDITION CENTRAL ILLINOIS' fc HOME Ji NEWSPAPER SINCE 1846 112th Year. No. 83 Single Copy 10 Cents. tiJ9 UNITED PRISS BL003IIXGTOX-NOR5IAL, ILLINOIS, MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1958 EIGHTEEN PAGES. VP ASSOCIATED PRESS Todd's Funeral Unions, Firms Accused Tuesday-Service Will Be Private Senate Probe Report CHICAGO (U.P.) The body of Mike Todd will be returned Tuesday to Chicago, the city that launched his theatrical career, for burial in private FLAMES FROM TV SET Legislation Urged To Curb Abuses graveside sendees. nnnii ill r- A mrm i I tress Elizabeth Taylor, other mem bers of the family and close (See page 2 for story of AP's exclusive interview with Elizabeth Taylor, actress wife of Mike Todd. WASHINGTON. D. (X.P.) The Senate Rackets Committee reported Monday that "some 10 million dollars in union funds have been either stolen, embezzled or misused" in 15 years by officials of five labor unions. It listed them as the Teamsters, Bakery Workers, United Textile Workers, Operating Engineers, and Allied Industrial CHRISTOPHER (U.P.) Tommy Rude. 2, burned to death Saturday night when flames shot from a television set he was watching and enveloped him before his father could arrive. The father, William, 34, said the flames suddenly burst from the set and swept their two-story frame house. The father said the flames prevented him from reaching his son and he jumped from a window when the fire raced through the first floor. Rude was taken to Miners Hospital here with third degree burns on the back and leg cuts. friends will attend the brief rites, according to David Goldbogen, Todd's brother. Goldbogen said Sunday night the service will be held Tuesday in the Congregation Beth Aaron sec Workers unions. The report, signed by seven JOWN TERRORIZED memoers oi ine Diparusan com tion of vvaidheim Cemetery in suburban Forest Park. FOUR KILLED Todd will be buried in the fam ily plot where his father. Rabbi bign harm bill, Boys Kill One, Wound 2 In Holdup Try Chaim Goldbogen, is buried. Elvis Says Good-By fo Parents Memphis (JP) Singer Elvis Presley and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Presley, get together at home here for, a final chat before his induction into the Army. The millionaire showman and mittee, drew a sharp dissent from the eighth member. Son. McNamara appended a report on his own calling the money figures "phony" and assailing what he termed "antilabor bias" in the majority findings. McNamara said. "The colorful language and some of the findings in these chapters are more related to the old Police Gazette than to a supposedly objective congressional report." FIRMS HIT three other persons were killed Saturday when Todd's private plane crashed and burned near Demo Urges Ike Grants, N. M. A sealed casket containing Todd's remains was placed By Pantagraph Wire Services aboard a train at Albuquerque, N.M., Sunday eftter the body was WOODWARD. OKLA. (U.P.) Two youngsters aged 10 and 12 went on a shooting rampage Sunday, killing one man, wounding two others and terrorizing the town before they were captured. Pressure for Tax Cut Builds Up in Congress WASHINGTON, D. Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson appealed to President Eisenhower Sunday to sign identified by a dentist. The committee singled out em The cemetery service will be a bill to freeze farm price supports. He said a veto would be "a ployers in seven states for what i nichinor Klmx" in a frrinlturo anrl u-milH sdH inHiictTM al lin. was described as "union bustin?" The gunplay began after the employment 'tactics. The employers were into grocer Floyd Johnson made the statement to reporters as Senate Demo-1 lar Shefferman services for cleaning a r.e. Tney asked n.m cratic wrap Mike Manslield (Mont.) said "all indications point this mJVOse if the gun was real tnd other A. A 1 A JL WASHINGTON, D. (A.P.) Pressure for a quick tax cut built up Monday with new calls from Republican and Democratic members of Congress. But Vice President Nixon said President Eisenhower is with to a lax cui Dy congress 10 np uck me recession, jie saia low income groups should get the "greatest relief." conducted by Rabbi Abraham J. Rose of Elgin. Miss Taylor will fly from Los Angeles to attend the funeral. Todd's 91 year old mother, who lives in Los Angeles, is not expected to attend. OTHER RELATIVES Todd's son, Mike will fly from New York City with several of Todd's friends. Another of Todd's Frank Goldbogen, of suburban Highland Park; a sister, s. Shirley Stender, Chicago, and sev rDulles Says Cut In Aid Would i holding any decision on such additional antirecession measures as tax cuts or increased public works spending until the sta- I tistics for March are available. Fear Rain May Set Off Floods The farm bill, providing for a one year freeze in present price supports, was passed by Congress last week in an effort to block Agriculture Secretary Ezra T. Benson from carrying out plans to cut supports on dairy products. wheat and feed grains. The President has called the measure a "180 degree turn in The report said Shefferman's 'h un.u reiuea xo operations "provide a shocking awer any more- indictment of the activities of a 1 supPT.e number of employers." I1 real- boys then told 'Blair, each pulling a J22 calber The f.rrns cited were Sfa. pistol from his pockcu Roebuck Chicaso; Whirl-, pool Marion. Ohio, andj KIIXED Clyde. Ohio; Morton Frozen Food, A blaze of gunfire spurted anl Webster City. Iowa: Mermen. when the boys Ced Blair lay dead Morristown, N. J. V. Pil-on the floor of his store and an cher Louisville; Seamprufe employee. Adrian Wilson, 22. and McAlester, All State a customer Edward i 47, I Insurance a Sears affiliate, 'were wounded. Skokie, 111.: Englander Chi-' The boys, Robert Smith, 12. and Heighten Slump eral nieces and nephews also will House Delays Military Pay Bill Action WASHINGTON, D. C. -Sec attend the service. In Eastern Areas retary of State Dulles told Con Todd, who was born Avram Hirsch Goldbogen in Minneapolis, Official figures on unemployment, production and other economic factors are being compiled now, but won't be in final form until sometime in April. VIEWS MIXED Mixed in with the demands for quick tax cuts were go-slow warnings and expressions of outright opposition. Sen. Bridges N.H.) said he did not want to "step into a tax cut which would mean a big defi gress Monday a slash in foreign aid spending would cut employ grew up in Chicago and By United Prs cago; and H. P. Wasson In-, his brother. David 10. dashed out ment and heighten the recession. first achieved fame as a showman A gradual thaw turned towering dianapolis. of the store and ran down the the wrong direction," however, and Congress generally expects a veto. The House and Senate votes convinced farm bloc leaders they could not muster the two-thirds majority needed to override a veto. Johnson said a veto would be "a direct and unmistakable an in Chicago with his girlie shows at the Chicago Century of Progress in 1933. snows into slush in the storm battered East Monday, and weather- McNamara said he didn't think main rect, of Woodward, shoot-the committee went far enough in inS windows in downtown bus-its probe of management miscon- inesses as they 3ed. duct. He suggested that industry! A few Sunday afternoon pedev should consider the AFL-CIO ex- trians scurried for cover as the He testified this country would gain little and lose much if, in its drive for domestic public works projects, "we recklessly tear down the very structure of the free world," which provides peace and "the material blessing I men kept a wary eye on approach-, ing rain clouds for fear they might cit." But Bridges, chairman of the trigger major Gooding. Weathermen said heavy rains Senate GOP Policy Committee, WASHINGTON, D. C. (ff) The House Monday postponed until Tuesday consideration of a 668 million dollar bill to raise servicemen's pay. Following congressional custom, Monday's session was dedicated to eulogies of Rep. George Long La), who died Saturday. Managers of the bill, which contains a number of features designed to make careers in uniform more attractive, said they ample of adopting a code of ethi-i005 empted their guns. conceded on a TV program that we now have." cal practices. riooen ilea to a nearby where he had three pistols Cognizant of growing congres Seek Cause Of Todd Plane Crash GRANTS, N. M. Heavy Musi nu.i and a rifle stashed and holed up. "the stimulus of a proper tax cat might be helpful." Sen. Ellender La.) said he is against cutting taxes when pub nouncement that the administration intends to force farm prices down even lower than they are now." "I hope the President will not strike this blow at the American farmer," he added. "Agriculture cannot take many more jolts." The Senate leader also took is sional attacks on President Eisenhower's $3,942,092,500 to foreign ine majomy report saia us: David ran into a theater. which doused the Lower Ohio Valley Sunday night could touch oil flooding in the snow-buried Northeast and central sections of Pennsylvania if it spreads across the state "with any intensity." HEAVY RAINFALL The rain storm pelted Maiden. findings were not intended as any aid program as a giveaway to other nations, Dulles said its effect "wholesale indictment" of either lic works spending appears likely l-SE TEAR GAS "I'll shoot the first one I can labor unions or employers. Rath- is the opposite. to increase. IVES CAUTIOUS earth-moving equipment churned "Its effect is to counter econom- sue with Benson's claim that the into a muddy mountain valley to- er. It said, the findings should be see. Robert out as officers "a danger signal" to the others in closed in on him. Sheriff Henry those fields, the vast maioritv of White a tear gas bomb into Dulles told the Sen Sen. Ives N.Y.) cautioned will try to complete debate and bring it to a vote Tuesday. Practically all career servicemen would get raises. There would be none for officers and enlisted men in the first two years ateForeS ii, rnS" to for clws to tte cause scheduled drop in dairy supports with more than four inches of the crash which killed producer might mean cheaper retail prices, of water since Saturday night.) The bulk Congress against plunging "headlong into en action which would whom it termed undoubtedly hon-j116 great of our mutual Mike Todd. Ifr milk, butter and cheese. He and more than 3 inches at "I had to bluff him." White est. Some persons theorized that the said farmers are getting less for aucan, while Katon Rouge. said. "I told him I didn't want create an inflation causing further distress." But, he added, "if and when we are sure a tax cut is was soaked with nearly 3 crash may have been caused by I iood now but the consumer's price but I would. Then T-nrw-t nH'l ho fttvl "trtwarH t0 hOOt him. icing, which pilot Bill Verner. 45, 1S UP inches since Sunday. Drenching rains aLso hit north the end of the week" a committee he dropped the guns and came to security funds over three fourths are spent in the United States in the first instance." He cited 1955 figures showing some 600,000 jobs were provided by the program for American farmers and workers. of service, most of whom are doing obligated service. The raises would be higher in the upper grades, both officer and enlisted, to encourage ambitious young men to stay in the service. ime. I "I would have shot you. Robert said later to officers. David, meanwhile, was ricked ern California during the weekmemDors said. end, claiming at least one life' Without going into detail, the when a 7 year girl drowned in report urged Congress to consider a rain-swollen creek in South San legislation in five fields: (1) to necessary for recovery, let's go ahead with it." Opposing any wait-and-see attitude toward tax reduction, Sen. Douglas 111.) said the nation is in a serious recession "trembling on the edge of a depression." He said it would be dangerous to wait up several blocks away. He still had reported only a few minutes before the plane went down Saturday. Some pilots on the scene said it appeared that only one engine was working when the Lockheed Lodestar the Lucky Liz smashed into the ground and exploded. Wreckage was scattered over half an acre. One engine and other portions w-ere buried sev aIcn ,1 nd P.f 1 td his gun, but made no attempt The ram also sent a huge mud and welfare funds; (2) toitrt it UAW Contract Talks Opening Robert told White he and David Missing Boy's Body Found GALLIPOLIS, FERRY, W. VA ouuc v-iasiung uimn Aioany, reguiaie ana conirot union iunas; across the bay from San Francis- (3 to "insure union democracy" co. nearly burying Mrs. Anna Ed-i(4) to curb activities of middle- "just wanted to rob a ston." so they went into Blair's grocery. valson in her bed. Her husband i men in labor-manasement dis- DETROIT (U.P.) The United Auto Workers puts its 1958 Shop Blaze Destroys 7 Locomotives CHICAGO (A.P.) A wind-whipped fire swept through the roundhouse of the Chicago Belt Line Railroad Sunday, destroyed seven diesel locomotives and other equipment and caused an estimated 1 million dollars damage. Firemen fought the swiftly-spreading blaze, fed by diesel oil, for two hours before controlling it. No injuries were reported. Thoy had stolen the guns from an much longer to cut taxes. Sen. Thye Minn.) said he was for tax reduction across the board "if we do not see an upturn in our economy within the next 30 days." puhed her to safety. putes; and 5 to let states take sunrtus store The treat flwt mo (n surpus siore. (U.P.) A farmer found the body of 5 year old John Wayne McKinney in a pasture about two miles from his southern West Virginia farm home Sunday. Relations Board declined to assume jurisdiction. Secretary of Labor Mitchell Dag, Red Party contract demands on the bargaining table at General Motors Corp. on Tuesday. Walter P. Reuther, UAW president, has emphasized the importance of the opening of this year's negotiations by announcing he will attend. Reuther in recent years eral feet deep in a fused mass. Identification of Todd's remains were made in a telephone comparison of dental charts by an Albuquerque dentist and Todd's New York dentist, Dr. Samuel Pritz. The remains of screen writer Art Cohn, 45, were identified by a money clip he carried. Last was contained in the huge amount now locked in the heavy snows covering much of Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic states and New England. THAW UNLIKELY A sudden thaw or heaw rains Chief Confer said in a statement the commit Car Smashup Takes 2 Lives tee's recommendations "follow generally the proposals President MOSCOW (1T.P.1 TT Sre- Eisenhower made to Congress retarv-Genrral Dap ll.immir. MATTOON (A.P.) Two per An associate of pilot Verner and Deputy Fire Marshal Harry Coroner Oliver Ashenaur said his investigation showed the boy died of exposure and "there was no evidence whatsoever of foul play." As many as 1.000 searchers, including National Guardsmen and college students, made a shoulder-to-shoulder hunt for the child since his disappearance last sons were killed in a car smash- could unleash torrents of flood-; three months ago." He expressed mct with soviet Commun-waters across the East. Although' hope the Senate committee find- parTy chirf Nikita Khrushchev temperatures were evpectt-d to in-s will prod Congress to act Mondav in his nlanned series of has joined the contract negotiations only after they reached a climax. The present thre e-year con Mohr said firemen were handi co-pilot Tom Barclay, 34, identified them. up on U.S. Highway 45, eight capped by low pressure of water miles south of Mattoon Sunday. climb into the 40s in Pennsylvania quickly supplied at the railroad pump- "talks on disarmament and other The dead were identified as BECK ACCUSED tract with General Motors expires' at midnight May 29. Ford and Tnninht Chrysler contracts expire June l.i,XU", house in Bedford Park. Mohr reported that "water only trickled world problems." The discussion between the U.N. Mrs. Ruby May Ivie, 20, of Chicago, and Mrs. Emma Krampe, The majority charzod that Dave from some of the hoses" because Beck, former president of the, ana ine soviet i-any icaa- Slighfly Cooler UAW-Ford talks will start next Monday, Chrysler talks will begin Tuesday, April of overloaded facilities. Lewis A. Evans, president of the Chicago Belt Line and the Chi and the Mid-Atlantic states Monday, weathermen said a sudden thaw appeared unlikely. However, there was z. slight chance of heavy rains as the disturbance in the Lower Ohio Valley pushes eastward Monday into the Upper Ohio Valley and most of the Middle and South Atlantic states. 75, of Seigel, a village north of Mattoon. Mrs. Ivie was a passenger in a car driven by her husband, Bil-lie Roy Ivie, who received only GOVERNMENT FORECAST Home Heating Oil Price Cut cago and Western Indiana Railroad, made the damage estimate. BLOOMINGTON AREA Windy with rain possibly mixed with sleet or snow tonight. A little cooler. Wrarmer Tuesday. Low Teamsters. "had taken, rather was attended by Foreign borrowed. $370,000" of the1 ister Andrei Gromyko. with whom union's funds which he a 1 1 dj Hdmmarskjold had conferred loans. separately earlier. It accused businesses, both There was no immediate report large and small, of profiting from of the subject of the discussion in sweetheart" labor contracts with either case, although the U.N. ex-substandard terms of little or no ecutive's aim here is an attempt benefit to the employees covered, to break the East-West deadlock It CHlled for a law to punish mid-, on disarmament and ease the way Italian Regime Opens Campaign cuts and bruises police said. Mrs. Krampe was riding with her nephew, Leo Berchtold, 25, also of Segal, who was not injured seriously. CHICAGO Standard Oil Co. (Indiana) announced Monday a 1 cent a gallon reduction in home heating oils and related He said the engines belonged to the Belt Line and the roundhouse building to the Western Indiana Road. Several trucks, a cement mixer. tonight near 30. High Tuesday mid 40s. Low Tuesday night ROME (U.P.) Italy's gov Servicemen Blamed For llleqal Imports near 30. diesel oils throughout northern nii dlemen in such dealings, as well i for a summit meeting. nois and the Hammond-Gary, and two weed burners were also destroyed by the blaze. FIVE DAY FORECAST TOKYO CTV A national police areas. Temperatures will average 2-6 C. E. Quinn, Chicago regional Doctor Will degrees below normal. Normal high 48 north. 62 south, normal as employers and union officials who work with them. The majority handed down "over-all conclusions" that "one man dictatorships thrived" in the investigated unions, with rank and headquarters report says U.S. security forces were the largest source of illegal imports to Japan last year. Items purchased by U.S. serv erning Christian Democrats opened their general elections campaign Sunday night with a determined bid to win votes from their former allies. At the same time, they warned that the Communists were planning a major wave of labor unrest in an attempt to galvanize the sagging enthusiasm of their supporters. Vernon Glover, State Highway Official, Dies SPRINGFIELD IP) Vernon L. Glover, 69, an official of the Illinois Division of Highways and a 33rd degree Mason, collapsed and died Sunday of a heart attack in his Springfield home. low 30 north, 43 south. LitfleiW; pLlirrL: temperature chanee indicated 1 5 IT vllU I till 1 1 No Jobless In Red China TOKYO Lf Radio Peiplng said Sunday unemploymc nt has "gone forever" in Red China. manager, said the reductions are the result of excessive supply. He said the condition has resulted in intensive competition and a weakening market, despite continued cold weather demands for heating oils. icemen at post exchanges or im file members deprived ot any ROQUEBRUNE, FRANCE ported duty free as personal ef-'vojc through fear, intimidation (U.P.) Lord Moran, physician to Sir Winston Churchill for manyi's technically become illegal and violence through the week. Precipitation will average about one-tenth of an inch northwest to one-quarter of an inch southeast in rain about Friday or Saturday and in extreme southeast Monday night. years, left London Monday by impuns resoia on me Japanese plane to visit the ailing statesman market DUCKTAIL DOOMED 6TH GRADE LEVEL PANTAGRAPH WEATHER RECORD Sunday's maximum SO; minimum 27 Monday 6 a.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. TemDeratura 36 37 38 who is suffering from a recurrence of pneumonia. He was accompanied by Mrs. Mary Soames, Churchill's youngest daughter. Both indicated that the visit was not due to any emergency, and doctors said there was no cause for alarm over the 83 year old statesman's condition. 14 BUYERS LOOKING FOR FEEDER PIGS Action! Action! Action! That' what Roy Cope'and. R. R. 1. Eureka, got when he placed this low cost Wont Ad: Barometer 19 98 29 S3 29.90 Says Americans Slow Readers Presley Begins Army Hitch; Few on Hand for Induction Humidity ..99 99 Rainfall today up to 2 p. m. .48 in. Sun sets Monday: 8:16. Sun rises Tuesday: 5:58. WEATHER TONIGHT FEEDER PIGS 70 head, mostly Hamp- 40,3020 (3) 70 duction, the loyal fans were ab-! 'SHORT CUT shires. Roy Copeland. one mile west of Marge and Joe's Tavern, Sec or, on U.S. 24. IS miles south. i ww sent. At the gates to the Pres- leys' $100,000 mansion and at the! rolled into a million dollar business signing rock 'n roll. Presley was assigned Army serial number US-53310761. Elvis' mother and father were permitted inside the examining station and posed with their son local draft board, only officials and a dozen newsmen were on hand to witness the passing of; Presley from civilian to military! quired right through the lTth grade. Students should be reading at least 600 words per minute at graduation, she said. Exceptionally gifted students could boost that rate to 1.000 words. At NYU. most of Dr. Smith's students are business executives. "In 14 two-hour sessions we are usually able to treble their reading speed." she said- The same thing could be done, and should be done, for all our high tchool students." PHILADELPHIA (A.P.) The; average American can't read a bit faster now than he in the sixth grade, an expert in the field said Monday. When he finishes grade school the average child can read about 200 words a minute. And there he s'ays. Dr. Nila Banton Smith, director of the reading clinic at New York University, said in an interview I that reading courses should be re MEMPHIS. TENN. (U.P.) Elvis Presley swapped his plush $100,000 mansion for an Army barracks Monday after he breezed through a physical examination and was officially inducted into the Army. The 23 year old former truck driver, weighing in at 185 pounds and measuring 5 feet 11 inches tall leaves behind a career that he began as a truck driver and WALLINGTON, ENGLAND (Pi Sidney Clapp drove his car down a flight of concrete steps, across a sidewalk and on to the street. He said he was taking a short cut. The judge noted the parking lot was next to a pub and fined Clapp 25 pounds ($70) for driv 15 buyers wonted the pigs, but Mr. Ccpeiond could only take care of one. 14 ore s'ill in the market to buy. To contact these buyers mail phone 4-3041 or bring your ad today. Save up to 48 by using our special 8 day plan. Remember each day your od appears It is going info more than 12,000 farm home! No other medium in this orea can offer this coverogel Mao indicates general weather forecast for the nation. HesvT lines show general temperature range. Diagonal lines rain or showers, dotted areas snow and white areas, clear weather. life. I Presley had two haircuts last to ease the shock of parting with his teen-titillating sideburns land ducktail. The sideburns are jgone, but there's still plenty left for the G.L barbers to shear. for pictures. It took less than 'three hours for the singer to be officially inducted into the Army lat $78 a month. Ironically, when the time came jfor the teen-age rock 'n' roll idol i to go to his draft board for in- ing under the influence of intox- PANTAGRAPH PHONTES-4-3041 I icating beverages.

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