Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 23, 1955 · Page 3
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Demo Leader Asks Wilson To Clarify Air Defense Conflicting Statements Pop Up From All Sectors By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (jft— Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson (D-Tex) called on Secretary of Defense Wilson today to "step in and stop the confusion" h« said exists about the national defense program. The Senate Democratic leader said congressional committees are going to try to find out the "true «tory" of whether Russia is threat- In the meantime, he said Wilson has the responsibility for seeing to it that "the generals and the secretaries get together so that the right hand knows what the left is doing." "The people and Congress don't know who to pay attention to now," he said. "There has been a new rash of confusing statements and there should be clarification as to what is the true story." Magazine Story The magazine Aviation Week, joining in a controversy which has raged during the last week, said Sunday that Russian air developments have shocked "even the top level and the most knowledgeable military aviation leaders in the Pentagon." It criticized what it said "appears to be a deliberate deception practiced against them (the American people) by some of the highest, civilian officials in their government." A brief Pentagon report of Russian air developments 10 days ago led Sen. Symington (D-Mo) to suggest last Tuesday that Russia may have gained air superiority over the West. President Eisenhower told his news conference Wednesday such. a statement "is not true." A prepared speech which Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Power was to have delivered in Boston Friday said Russia now has the world's largest air force and "resources in manpower and materiel we could not possibly match." Changed Text As Power made the speech, however, he changed the text to say only that the Soviets have "a large air force" and "impressive resources in manpower and materiel," without saying whether this country could match them. , The change followed news reports of a speech by Brig. Gen. Woodbury M. Burgess in Detroit, quoting him that "the Russian air force is currently at least as good-as ours, possibly better." Although Detroit newsmen said they would stick by the stories they wrote, Burgess told the Senate Armed Services Committee, of which Johnson is a member, that he was misquoted. Secretary of the Air Force Talbott backed this up, saying that statements about Russian air superiority were made "by people who just don't know." Johnson said all of this just add- Menon Mum On Talk s With Chou HONG KONG IJR— En route home from his Formosa peace mission to Peiping, V. K. Krishna Menon of India answered newsmen's questions today with generalities. He told a news conference that obstacles to peace in the Far East "are great but not insurmountable as a general proposition." During his 11-day visit to the Red capital, he "found a willingness by Chou En-lai to be friendly," he reported. Indian Prime Minister Nehru sent Menon, his top foreign affairB adviser, to talk with the Red Chinese Premier about Chou's offer at the Asian-African conference to negotiate directly with the United States on Far Eastern questions. Menon crossed the border into Hong Kong Sunday. "I must first report to my Prime Minister," he told reporters who pressed him for more specific in formation. "You may not have to wait very long for details," he added. In New Delhi, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said the special envoy had reported "satisfactory progress" in his talks. The Indian spokesman said his government expects nothing spec tacular from Menon's Peiping talks since they were only exploratory conversations. Asked if he had discussed the ed .to the confusion. He said the armed services and appropriations committees win want all the facts available. 8 BOTTLE SIZE BABY BOTTLE STERILIZER Reg. $4.98 S022 KLINE'S ^.You'll Enjoy Trading at Amei Hoc .lnowhiH ■ ■17 I I DELIVERS As Advertised in LIFE Free cnaraDtse agair.jt ra-jtn damage. Fressnre-tested for aroma tijht- • Aroma-tight lock. • Btsntifal robbed and polished "deep-cleara" finish. recommendations ior a moth-killing cedar cheat. \FURttfTUfti coy can pay for a LANE I American fliers captured by the Chines* in Korea and still impris oned, Menon replied: "i talked about all subjects that happened to come up. Cary Man Dies In Auto Crash CRYSTAL LAKE, 111. 1*1 '— A Cary, 111., man was- killed and three other persons injured in a truck-auto accident on U. S. 14 aouth of here Sunday. Robert C. Holden, 30, was riding in an auto driven by his brother- law, Stanley McDonald, 25, of 870 Lincoln Ave., Elgin. McDonald was taken to Woodstock hospital. The truck driver, Hugh Black of Westmont, and his son. Alan, 14, were taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin. As Pictured WASHABLE RAYON $298 Neot Arcyle Pattern on Collar . and Front Panel "V \ OLD BRIDGE COLLAPSES— The 150-foot center span of the old Orange Blossom bridge over the Stanislaus river in Oakdale. Calif., collapses just as a heavily loaded truck reached the midpoint. The center span ended in the river, while is only a foot deep due to subnormal runoffs. Albert Morris. 40. of Fresno, Calif., the driver, was hurt slightlv on the downward trip. Bridge was built in 1902 ,at a cost of $13,000 (AP wirephoto) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ UWu ir— SI I A If Drying. 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In the schoolyard, a World War II P3S fighter plane— a Lockheed Lightning of the type in which Bong flew to fame— stands on tali steel pylons at a low-level attack angle. The airman's mother, called on to unveil the plane, tugged at a canvass sheet over the P33's cockpit while her seven younger children— Dick ^was the eldest of eight —looked on. "I can't get it down." Mrs. Bong said, and her husband Carl stepped to her side. The white-haired farmer gave one muscular pull and the P38 stood ciear. Gen. George Kenney. too air commander of World War II in the Pacific, told some 3,000 persons at the ceremony that Bong will hold the title of ace of American aces "for all time." "With the weapons that man The Dixon Evening Telegraph^ Monday, May 26, ivoz. Has a Virus WASHINGTON '* — Sen. Paul Douglas iD-Illi is sticking strictly to his Senate duties while doctors check a virus he has picked up, his wife told a newsman Sunday night. She said {he senator is cutting out any outside activity and will not make any speeches outside the Senate or travel. Mrs. Douglas said her husband is undergoing a course of treatment for the virus, which she said "they think may be undulant fe- possesses today, no war of the future will last long enuogh for any pilot to run up a score of 40 vie* tories again," he said. ft Huge Selection of CAFE CURTAINS All Colors I Choice 198 It's the rage! The Dew cafe curtains to give your windows that smart look. You'll want them for every room in the house. Choose from solid colors and pretty prints. All 36 inches long. Matching Valances at 79* and 98* Nationally Famous HATHAWAY DACRON CURTAINS Wonderful dacron that gives the utmost in service and beauty. Sheer, yet easy to launder and requires so little ironing. ^ RUFFLED STYLE Ruffled style made with bift 6-inch full ruffles. 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