Independent from Long Beach, California on May 11, 1955 · Page 9
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Allies Ask Big 4 Meet Summit' She'll Wed Circus Magnate \ANPA Head Hits Rule of Brcnfaiell (Continued From Page 1) there is the "slightest . . . chance of furthering this great cause of peace." The U. S. agreement to seek a chief-of-state meeting with Russia marked a shift in President Eisenhower's attitude. He long has indicated unwillingness to attend such a conference unless advance prospects of success were attained, in lower-level diplomatic conferences. Administration officials said, however, that the chief executive bowed to strong pressure from Britain and France. They long have favored a top-leve meeting with Russia in the belief it might open the door to better east-west relations. The Big Three notes did not name a time and place for the proposed conference. But it said the new peace-seeking plan should be begun "promptly" and pursued "with patience and determination." The Wesi: proposed- a two-stage process: 1. The Big Four chiefs -- Mr. Eisenhower, Bulganin, British Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden and French Premier Edgar Faure -- should meet for a "limited time" or an "exchange of views." The Big four foreign ministers, who would attend the session, would meet "shortly in advance" to help plan the parley. 2. The "problems" discussed at the top-level meeting would be "examined in detail" by "such methods, organs and participants" as appear most likely to settle the issues. This would be done "as soon as practicable" I after the "summit" meeting. The notes emphasized that the Big Four chiefs "would not undertake to agree upon substantive answers" to the major East- West issues. This was understood to have been one ot the conditions laid down by Mr. Eisenhower. Diplomatic sources here and -in Paris said he also wants the top-level meeting held to less than a week, and to begin without a firm, precise list or "agenda" of topics for discussion. - CHICAGO (UP) -- The Department of Justice is determined to "saddle the press with a continuing injunction," the president of the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. charged Tuesday night. Richard -W. Slocum sharply before the National Newspaper 25th I Oppose MacArthur Promotion THE INDEPENDENT--Page * lon| knell. C.llf., W.d., M«r 11, 1*51 WASHINGTON J--A Pentagon' turndown apparently has ended any immediate chance that Congress will consider promoting Gen. Douglas MacArthur to the rank of general of the armies. Five bills and resolutions have been introduced to give MacArthur that title, heretofore conferred only upon the late Gen. John J. Pershing. Rep. Vinson (D-Ga) said the Department of Defense had written him that singling out MacArthur for the honor would be "misleading" and cause both "misunderstanding and controversies." Vinson, chairman of the House Pershing after allied armies he up the question at present." The committee has jurisdiction Arthur's promotion to the rank created for commanded World War I. Sponsors of the legislation, including House Republican leader Martin of Massachusetts, had suggested the rank be made effective last Jan. 26, MacArthur's 75th birthday. Richard A. Buddeke, director criticized Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr., in an address Armed Services Committee, sale Promotion Assn.'s convention here. Slocum referred to the expected filing shortly by the Justice Department of an anti-trust suit charging price-fixing in the long-standing advertising agency recognition system. Slocum charged the Justice Department with refusing to discuss the case unless the ANPA agreed beforehand to a consent decree. "We were told we could talk provided the talks would end in a consent decree," Slocum said. "We first had to agree to confess our guilt. The only thing we could talk about would be our sentence," he said. Slocum, executive vice in 'an interview that in view of annual this Pentagon stand, "the committee has no intention of taking the Photographer Awards Given at Banquet Award of trophies to winners of the -Long Beach Professional Photographers Assn. contest for portrait and commercial photographs was announced Tuesday. Award for the highest score for the year in the monthly por- . . . . . . trait print competition went to dent of the Philadelphia Bulle- simon S ii verman . Rudy Spi i a re . tin, said he was concerned over ' . « - . . THERE'LL BE NO SOPRANOS IN L.B. PHONES Beginning May 18, all Long B e a c h telephones with numbers s t a r t i n g with 2 will hum a different tune. N e a r l y 15,000 Long Beach phones will be affected by the c h a n g e, which, in addition to lowering the pitch of the dial tone, will also slightly alter the busy signal and ringing tone. Aim of the company is to standardize signals for all telephone equipment in its territory, according to C. W. Duncan, manager of the local exchange area of the General Telephone Co. of legislative programs, outlined the Defense Department's views in a letter to Vinson dated March 18. . Buddeke said that during World War II Congress created special five-star ranks for the four top army and navy officers. MacArthur was one of those. "At that time," Buddeke said, "the Congress took special pains both to assure that each of these officers would hold the same grade and to differentiate between the grades so created and the grade of the armies." To change this now, Buddeke added, "would becloud the earlier action and arouse interservice, ntraservice and popular misunderstanding a n d controversies which would ill serve the nation, ENGAGEMENT of Actress Dodie Heath, 26, to John Ringling North, 51, owner of the Ringling Bros, and Bamum and Bailey Circus, was announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Heath of Richmond Beach, Wash. Date for the wedding has not been set. It will be his third marriage and her first.--(AP) , Russ Propose Flat Cut in Big Armies the department's "determination to hand an injunction upon an important operating arm of the press--ANPA--and have it constantly in court on application at any time of a Department of Justice that may have in it people who berate and belittle the press." Slocum noted that the Importance of the press Is not to its owners or the jobs of its craftsmen, "it's importance is to the people, as the active working trustee of their fundamental freedom. "So when a department of justice insists on blood before it will talk, there is the thing really to worry about," he said. ceived the trophy for the best score in the commercial class. The awards were made Monday night at the eighth annual installation banquet of the organization in the Lafayette Hotel. Joseph Stimson was inducted president of the association, succeeding Perry Griffith. Others installed: Larry Stumph, vice president, Frank Kinney, second vice president, Griffith, treasurer, Spika, recording secretary, and Lynn Hawkins, corresponding secretary. STOVE TROUBLES? · Wt repair all makts ol DAS RANGES. · Ovtn eonlroli adjusted and repaired, · We connect e» ranges. REASONABLE RATES BROADWAY STOVE WORKS 2500 E. AnaheiM · Ph. 9-4201 Cabin Cruiser Towed After Engine Fails A 22-foot cabin cruiser, its engine disabled, was towed to safety Tuesday by a Coast Guard patrol boat as it drifted toward a rocky shore north of Pt. .Vicente. 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MOSCOW (Wednesday) U.E--' The"presldent's Idea, it was !The Soviet Agency Tass said said, is that the most such i Russia has proposed a sharp a meeting could hope to do would be to "open the door" to solution of major East-West issues such as disarmament, Germany and other tension l co ]d war. point?. . i A Tass dispatch said Ho feels, it is said, that any| w e r e f c a t u r c s O E a new , effort to settle complicated dip-'pi a n presented by Soviet Repre- Inmatic problems in a few days] scntative j aco b Malik at Tues- might lead to blunders. He also| days SE , ss j on O f the "secret" dis- ti-arif c 4 (-i QTfrtirl a nv " V a l t s i - i v r t p .. t :_ T n «*J n « limitation of the world's major armies and early withdrawal of ,all occupation troops from Ger- imany to hasten the end of the these peace wants to avoid any "Yalta-type 1 conferences at which concessions might be made in secret involving interests of countries not present. The notes said that if Russia agrees to "an early meeting," the time and place could be set by the Bijr Four foreign ministers. The White House disclosed earlier that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, now in Paris, armament conference in London. The new proposal also softened the familiar Soviet de- muiid for a ban on atomic weapons to a proposal that nations producing nuclear energy concentrate on atomic power for peace. Malik also was quoted as urging that the armed forces of the United States, Russia and Group Elects New Officers lately" to decrease international tension and "end the cold war," Tass said. The plan, officially called "the proposal of the Soviet govern-1 Fleet Reserve Association, Unit Waneta Gizara, 5558 Keynote j St., Long Beach, is the new president of the Ladies Auxiliary, ment on the reduction of has full authority to arrange^" such a conference. NO SITE MENTIONED , Red i:hina be limited to 1,000,000 men apiece, and that The notes suggested that the planned Big Four foreign ministers meeting in Vienna this weekend "might provide an opportunity for preliminary discussion" of the Western proposal. While no official mention of "summit" confer- a site for the ence was mats ha 1 Switzerland or even Vienna as possibilities. The Western powers said "time and patience" will be required to solve the many knotty problems dividing East and West and any "hasty" efforts at solution "could set back real progress toward their settlement." Britain and France be allowed 650,000 troops each. As iar as major armies are concerned, this would make the potential East-West balance of military p o w e r 3,000,000 to 2,800,000 in favor of the Communists. It was not immediately certain what the Russian plan armaments, the b a n n i n g of atomic weapons and the reduction of the danger of a new war," was made public only eight hours after the West had invited Russia to a top-level cold war peace conference. The Soviet proposal included these highlights: 1. A demand for "immediate measures to decrease international tension and end the cold war." 2. A call for measures by "all governments" to stop "all forms of propaganda for war." 3. A declaration that all outstanding postwar problems can be solved by negotiation, citing 'successful efforts" at negotiated settlements in Korea, No. 133 and will be installed at Bellflower Woman's Club June 3.| at 8 p. m. Other officers include Julia McGrath, vice president; Mary Ann Gasper, junior past president; Martha Michael, secretary; Josephine Koch, treasurer; and Hazel Cooper, chaplain. Members of the board of directors are Louise Rapp, Mabel Killinger, Hazel. Howerton and Kathery Sphon. You II make a new friend for life When vou taste lighter, milder j T the summit corner- proposed regarding Soviet satel- 5 made, Western diplo-| nt d forces now believec j to .ve mentioned Sweden, total 1|303]0 oo men. Tass said the Soviet plan envisions withdrawal of all occupation troops from Germany, except ,for limited detachments which would remain only for a specified time. A "decrease of international tensions and confidence between EISS TM ~--» r-A j. T-i ·* -T-« j T-I j l l O O p a , i dbS o t l l U . States, Britain, trance and Rus- ^ were the principal pro . sia would meet first to lay the visions o£ an eight-point plan groundwork for a meeting of the| wnich the Soviet government be- chiefs of state of the four world powers. WOULD DRAW UP ISSUES "Shortly" afterward, President Eisenhower would meet with So-j viet Premier Nikolai A. Bulgan-, in, British Prime Minister Sir: Anthony Kden and French Pre-' mer Edgar Faure. I The note proposed that the; chiefs of state "devote themselves to formulating the issues to be worked on and to agreeing on methods to be followed in exploring situations" to east-west tensions. "This first stage," the note] said, "would lay the foundation' for the second stage in which the problems could be examined in detail by such methods, organs and participants as it appears] would be most fruitful according to the nature of the issues. "This work should be started as soon as practicable after the; meeting of the heads of government." The allies said the proposed machinery would pave the way to "orderly negotiation most likely to bring about agreements by progressive stages." Mr. Eisenhower's offer to meet with the Soviet leaders anywhere was made in an off-the-cuff address to the women's division of the Republican National Committee. 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