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X. PAOB TWO ALTON EVENING TBLEORAPH fATURDAY, APRIL IS, Army Captain Aids Americans Robert Taytnr Flies Dog M*»rr, Tnkv* Off Agptn Cancer Crusade Leaders Listed nV MARC pi-Born Mob Threatens Lives of J^* Jjvjj;. 1h " m " vip *""• U. S. CitifcPHS jn hi* fwtn-enginr Bcecficrflft plane, thc fall, dnrk, handsome INniglibnrhnml Snliritrttinn T* Sf.apf.rd cinema hero landed at Civic Me- TF,HR/\N Iran /r - A single ' mortal Airport nt .1:10 p.m., left a , Iranian Army captain held off a flog to be taken In Nilo Kennels at moh threatening the lives of 38 Godfrey, and at .1:30 p.m. took off American men, women and chil- ' in his plane for Maltoon, to visit Hren when anti-United States feel- friends. Ins suddenly exploded In Shlra/ Taylor's HOR is "Missy", a I.nb- Thursday, the Americans reported rador Riven to him as a present today. , several months ago. It rame from Mohs which appeared to have Nilo Kennels and, apparently, Tay- heen whipped up by religious fana- lor hroughl it hark for training or tit-ism, were joined hy Comma- breeding. nists when fl demonstration for The movie star was in a hurry Premier Mohammed Mossadegh j to leave n.-j soon as bin clog was took on an anti-American char-i pirkod up hy n car from thc kcn- flctpr I rtcls but he talked pleasantly to a Looters who used Army tanks ! TflItl K r apb reporter who telephoned to clamber over a wall nt a ware- i hi ™ at » h « ? il E m ?-, l . . . house of the regional Point Four, H ? snlfl "^ d loft 'f Angles technical assistance office at Shi-1 * n . day nwnln* and had a fine m In Southwestern Iran, rie j "ying ,tr. P w.thout nny trouble ns?.s woT!? r SpSsrt; ^L ':, r j,rt r zs*x. He said he made Ihe trip accompanied only hy hi* pilot, Ralph Cousrr, and the dog. He likes lo raise dogs, he reporl- . .. . j , .. ,„ od and has n kennel of pointers hut can homes the next day and (ho 12 Labrador. He Point Four employes and thcir families were forced to lake re- ' ' in the walled garden of a equipment Wednesday night. Sixteen rooms of the office also were sacked. The disorders spread to Ameri- somp lInBnnounr( , d fl|(u fim( f While he waited for the kennel's Tay|or wnnriPrpd ahmil thc C|v|n Mpmoria , main huilding) No Americans were hurt, but un- , mk |he , arp ovpr - u,, Ghashahl tribal chieftain servants mounted guard. . whose confirmed reports said two per- Th h not a)oof T Jflr 1n , kpf| sons were killed and at least 30 j , 0 on , R few of the pcrsonnp , a( arrested during ihn disorder*. The (hp fl . He f , hatted brief| flnd cjty was reported quiei today -| amif . ab | y with M . D . Walston, air- .•^•-^irA^'Jllf " g lf"*LjTT_ n l! Port manager, about the weather. Then, his plane was, warmed up Four director, said he moved one American family from the outskirts to the street where the other Americans lived when it became evident that anti-American feeling was being whipped to a higher pitch. A meeting of the Americans was called at Bryant's home to consider safety measures. It had scarcely begun when a mob was reported approaching. Although the Americans had asked for police protection, only one policeman was on hand. The lone Army captain, with threats and gestures with a gun. held back the mob while the Americans climbed into cars and commandeered taxi? and escaped ahead of the crowd. All exits from the neighborhood except one street had been blocked by the mob. The Americans' homes were little damaged, and they were expected to return to their quarters today. Emergency supplies and equipment were being flown to Shiraz to enable the office lo resume operations promptly. Some looted supplies covered. have been re- Overheated Motor Alton firemen at 10:43 a.m. Friday responded to an alarm to the and waiting. "I'll see you next time around," said Taylor. And away he flew. Si. Joseph's Junior- Senior Prom Tonight Junior and senior students of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing will have their anntinl prom from 9 lo 1 o'clock tonighl in the ball room of Ihe Mineral Springs Hold. Members of the medical staff, Iheir husbands and wives and friends will be guests at the dancing party. Music will be furnished by Eph Green's orchestra. Ferguson Neighborhood solicitation hn-i born started In several ureas in thr April Cuncrr Crusade curried on by Ihr American Cancer Society's Mfirlison County Chapter, it w;ts announced today. Leaders in thc Mlllon residential arcn, thc North Alton (business district, and Kast Alton were announced. Mrs. Harvey Ncudcckcr, division chairman for Milton Hill and n working committee of 2!) persons are conducting a house to house solicitation. Participating arc: Mrs Carson Shenrburn, Mrs. Ariolpn Rcinhnrdt, Mrs. Richard Bishop. Mrs. W. G. Mindrup. Mrs. Lloyd Ellis, Mrs. Clarence Hubbard. Mrs. Elvis Tarrant, Mrs. Kd. Nolan, Mrs. Tsfulorc Hanci, Mrs. Russell Craigmilcs. .Inck Folmer, Ellis Tnrranl, Charles Waller. Mrs. Ralph Smith. Mrs. Marion Johnson. Mrs. William Pierce. Mrs. Conrad Bnrklry, Mrs. Doreen Schein, Mrs. Emil Killel, Mr.--. ! Emil Bertels, Mrs. Dale Bryant, Mrs. Lathy Rexford, Mrs. Clnr- I ence Mossberber, Mrs. Lloyd Yon{ ker*, Mrs. Chauncey Clayton, Mrs. 1 Dcno Costelll, Mrs. John Wolf, Mrs. John Bloomer,-Mrs. Harold Love, i Mrs. Fred Kills Is chairman of i the North Alton division with thc following committee: Mrs. Alvin Simpson, Mrs. Richard Hlbbs, Mrs. Edwin Schaberg, Mrs. Archie Stupperich. Mrs. Olin Smothers, Mrs. Vernon Johnson, and Mrs. Clarence Seifrit. Elmer Wunderlich, chairman for Kast Alton, reports the campaign is well under way with a committee composed of: Oliver Fraley, Joseph Nolan Jr., Theodore Tchoukaloff, William Bacheldor, and John Berlgan. Mrs. John Hanks, co-chairman, and n committee of women will conduct a house-to-house solicitation. Wiley Stresses Plead* Guilty To Murder Wants Careful, Reasoned I World Policies VAN HORN, Tex. /P -A St. Paul, Minn., youth pleaded guilty Friday as an accessory after fact In the slaying of Fred Gldredge, 87, retired Wllllamston, Mich., printer, formerly of Belvidere, 111. The youth, Bernard Pregler, 20, was sentenced to two years in prison. Pregler had testified for at the crossroads of the country COMMUNIST ROW GETS FINAL,CHECK—Lieut. Col. James VVriitford of Lowvillf . N. Y., .iriny medic, give r , a ConnTiumst pr soner through judgement based on n of -A,ir ,it Ko|o |-i'-, (KM! r.'diii'Mdtiori brforo hr vvd:., il.irtod on hio, cnrcful, reasoned consideration of v/,;, ( ij P (iHtrirtlion <il P.inmurjom.- -U. S. Arm/ pholo via AP Wire- photo. KLSAf? T>cislons determining the destilnles of the world cannot be made in Washington on the basis of the facts of the moment, Sen. Alexander M. Wiley (R.AVIs.) declared in an address Friday at the fifteenth annual public affairs! the state In the trial of Walter conference at Principia College. -.--...The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaking before Principia students and delegates from .'M colleges and universities, said: "Such decisions must be made Marines Watch Atomic Blast Helicopters Maneuver Above Site LAS VEGAS, Nev. /P — two hundred Marines, crouched in trenches, today witnessed the moat spectacular atomic blast of tht spring series — a shot that flashed blinding white then turned a beau* tlful rosy orange during an Collins Green, 24, Hlaleah, Pa., a iiy long-lingering after glow. Spring Storms Hit Wide Areas From Rockies to New York Sign of Break In Backlog of Old TV Movies Continued From Pace 1. tionally by the American Broadcasting Company. Sen. H. Alexander Smilh (R-NJ), acting chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before which Dulles appeared Friday, quoted him as saying the speech will discuss the rale of Ihe North Atlantic Treaty Orlani/.ation build- Power Plant Blast Traced To Sabotage residence of V. F. Kofum, 91i! Me-1 up. Kinley Blvd. No. 2 and 3 engine Sen. Gillclle (D-Towa) who also companies found there was smoke heard Dulles' testimony, said he in the house from an overheated blower motor in the furnace. Women Expect Continued From Pajfe 1. are new to the council as of April 28. Alton township officials who have expressed themselves also felt the secretary was considering a possible shift lo "the long pull rather than a hurripd, extraordinary buildup. Uedfl <m Spot After his closed-door meeting with the committee^ Dulles told newsmen in effect that President Eisenhower's peace proposals before Ihe editors' society Thursday had put Russia on Ihe spot. If there is no prompt response from Russia, Dulles said, "in a will he favor permanent reRistrat.on. Ross Krpat . c(g Armbruster, township attorney. quite appai . ont it is nei . MRHrv to said Friday he has prepared an movp ahpad on a|| fmn|( . j..^, ordinance for permanent regislra- < an(i Wpst to develop a s ,,. onK po . tion which he intends to turn over i s j|j on " to the nesv city attorney who may then submit it to any of the al- I The 1-Jlsehhower plan end thc cold war. disarm the world and . dermen who desires to introduce it invost , ne savings in combating to the council. wa ,,l was | ianc | ef i directly lo the- Armbruster said it is his plan Kremlin. The State Department that the ordinance mailer be said a tc\l of the speech was sub- brought up after the affairs of Ihe milled to the Soviet Foreign Of- old council are concluded, inas- fice in Moscow Thursday night, much as the old council must ad- American envoys in some 70 for- journ "sine die" and that would ; eign capitals acted similarly, affect the-course of Ihe ordinance, i Symington told the editors' so- A regular council meeting is ' iely Friday, thai, even if the slated next Wednesday and, on defense budget is not reduced, the April 28, two council meetings arc l ; . S. will continue lo grow "weak- slated-one a meeting of Hie old cr ever day in relative military council which will adjourn and Hie i strength against Russia." other of the new council and mayor : I'** said he hopes the Kisenhow- which will immediately follow. Al Pr administration docs nol invite the latter session, a resolution to [ possible military disaster by draw up the permanent regislra- -'"lopting « "price-lag policy" on ST. LOUIS XP The St. Louis Post-Dispatch today said it had learned an investigation had produced evidence of sabotage in last j week's explosion at a huge Joppa, III., power unit built to supply electric power lo the atomic energy plant al. Paducah. Ky. The newspaper said an inquiry, I held by Federal Bureau of Investigation agenls, showed that saboteurs dumped 40 pieces of iron into the power unit, jamming the niecltanism and setting off a blast in pulverized coal. No one was injured in Ihe ex! plosion, which occurred at midnight April 10. Turner White Jr.. in charge of plant operations, was quoted by the newspaper as saying "there is absolutely no doubt it was sabo- ! lage." The Post - Dispatch also i quoted White as slating FBI agents have flally asserted the plant was sabotaged. J. \V. McAfee, president of Union Electric, one of five power com! panics which own the power plant ; as Electric Energy, Inc., was quoted as saying it. was sabotage "beyond question." He estimated damage at the plant from $50,000 to $100.000. The Joppa plant is located about 1_T) miles soul beast of St. Louis across the Ohio River from Paducah. The power unit had been in operation only four hours when the explosion occurred. By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD /P TV viewers this week saw signs of a break in the film industry's backlog of old movies. That doesn't mean you'll be seeing "Gone With the Wind" or "Samson and Delilah" in your living room in the near future. But it could happen in a few years. The news came in thc annual report to stockholders of 20th Century-Fox. The report foresaw "millions of dollars" resulting from the possible release of the company's 900 films made since the advent of sound. "With the... advent of cinema- scope and other new lechniques, it is anticipated that the theater demand for motion pictures will be generally for pictures of the new types." it continued. "The demand for the older pictures will greatly decrease for theV atcrs. Therefore it is likely these older pictures will then be made available for television." This announcement created a stir in the film industry and on Wall Street. It was the first time a major studio had indicated it might release its oldies to TV. Movies have become increasingly important in TV programming. With live show costs mounting to new highs, stations are seeking more movies to telecast. They are relatively cheap, provide varied entertainment and draw good audience ratings. Eisenhower Names Hyde FCC Head AUGUSTA, Ga. /p — President Eisenhower today appointed Rosel H. Hyde chairman of the federal Communications Commission. Hyde now is a member of the! FCC. i At the same time, the Presi- > dent's vacation headquarters an- i nounced he accepted the resigna-' lion of Paul A. Walker as chair- j man of Ihe commission. Walker will remain as a member. Hyde is a Republican and Walker | a Democrat. Prcsidcnlial Press! Secretary James C. Hagerty said, j He added that Walker submitted i his resignation as chairman last j March 13. i Mrs. Lillian Hovt lion ordinance could be introduced. Armistice Talks Continued From Page 1. arms spending. Can Cut Undue' But Ferguson, in an inlerview. said he is convinced Ihe 4fi' a hil- lion dollar military program pro- |tosi>cl by former President Truman can be heavily slashed without reducing comlmt strength. The Michigan senator said he holie\es secrecy surrounding the atomic program for which Tru- Korea under custody of the neutral state. IN Outline* I'lan* The U. N. plan was outlined in man asked $2,700,000.000 in the fis- a letter Harrison sent lo Lt. Gen c;il year starling July 1 has led to Nam II, senior Red delegate, ac- "great extravagance'." cepting the Red request that full Ferguson said a lour billion dol- armistice talks be resumed. lar military cui, as proposed by Harrison coupled his proposal Senate Republican Leader Taft of with a warning to the Comrnunisis Ohio, will not be enough, that unless the meetings indicated Gillette said in an interview: agreement "within a reasonable' "It is my impression from the time" the L'. N. would again sus- secretary's statement that the pend the talks. rapid buildup of military strength A possible due as to the con- in NATO had imposed such heavy dition of the Allied prisoners economic burdens on our allies and awaiting exchange came from ourselves that it seemed difficult Winnington of the London Daily lo add lo this burden hy large Worker. Winnington returned to expenditures in the Far East, in- Panmunjom today afier a I rip eluding Indochina, and (hat per- from Pyoktong to Kaesong with haps we could change this silua- a Communist truck and ambulance tion by changing emphasis in two convoy of American, British and ways: other U. N. sick and wounded. He "1. Follow a policy not of cur- said there were "very few" litter tailmeni in NATO hut of empha- ca*es and that mott were suffer- sizing Ihe Jong pull rather than a ing what he called "aftermath of hurried, extraordinarily buildup. battle ailments" such as high "2. Shift emphasis on immedi- blood pressure, deafness, bad eye- ate additional expenditures lo Indo- •ight or stomach ulcers. china and the Far East " Wilmington said the prisoners Dulles who leaves early nexl Were given a big farewell by their i week for a North Atlantic Coun- fellow prisoners and that they cil meeting in Pans, apparently were issued blue summer uni- told the House Foreign Affairs torm* UK} extra cigarette rations Committee the same thing in a before leaving in* camp near the JaJer meeting, also behind closed V*l« River. doms. fftb Services Set Monday Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian , Hoyt, former'Altonian, who died Thursday in Los Angeles, Calif., i will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Streeper Funeral Home af- i ter which the body will be interred | in Valhalla Memorial Park. The hotly is expected to arrive in Alton today and will be taken to the funeral home, where friends may call afler 'J> p.m. Sunday. Klmicr C.luirles Cole Sen ires Held Friday Elmer Charles Cole was huried , Friday al 2 p.m. from Slalen funeral home in riles conducted by the Re\. William Holm of EnM I Alton Baptist Church. Mrs. Fred Middlecofi sang, accompanied by ; Mrs. Alfred Clayton. Pallbearer* . uere Clifford Enos, Oscar Trusty. Burl Kleffer. Melvin Walker, Oscar Null and Elmer Dunham. Inter- .mi-iii was m t'pper Alton cemetery. Hod-e Would Tighten Credit Union Law SPRINGFIELD. 111. V - State Auditor Orville E. Hodge said today he would seek state law changes to give his office more supervisory power over the 133 million dollar assets of Illinois credit unions. His views were read to the Illinois Credit Union League by a staff assistant. William L. Day. "If the auditor doesn't have adequate authority to supervise credit unions," Hodge said, "then the shareholdings of your members are not being safeguarded as fully as they deserve." He said league representatives and his staff were working on a revision of the 1925 credit union law to be introduced during tht? current legislative session. He did 1 not discuss details. I'OWa Offered Free A\ eek in Hilton Hotel LOS ANGELES /P - The 120; Americans to be repatriated in the j Korea prisoner exchange can have! a week each, all expense-paid va-j cation, at a Hilton hotel of his ! choice in the .United States. j Hilton Hotels, Iniv. issued the in-1 vitations through American ex- Prisoners of War, inc., to Gen. Mark Clark. j Two men to be chosen by lot will be offered vacations at the company's hotels al San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Chihuahua, Mexico. By The Associated Press Spring storms, some of the winter variety, hit wide areas of the country from Ihe Rockies to New York today. There was all kinds of bad weather. There uere snow, sleet, hail, wind and dust storms. There was some cold weather too. Chilly wcalher was in prospect for some southern states. Forest fires, fanned by stiff winds, swept over thousands of acres of timber land in national parks in New Mexico and Arizona. Some spots had fairly mild spring weather — m most of the South and in the Far Southwest. A band of precipitation 200 to 300 miles wide extended from South Central Kansas and Eastern Oklahoma across the Ohio Valley, parts of Illinois and Indiana, most of Ohio and into Northern Pennsylvania and Western and Southern Newt York. Sleet Hits Illinois Sleet and thunderstorms hit the areas from Oklahoma to Illinois and Indiana. There was rain or snow or a mixture in the rest of the storm-swept region. Strong winds, with gusts up to 40 to 50 miles an hour, swept Southeastern Kansas and most of Oklahoma. Snow accumulating from three to six inches was forecast for Pennsylvania and New York state areas with up to eight inches in the mountains in Pennsylvania. Snow fell in Eastern Colorado and Northwestern Kansas while a mixture of light, rain and snow hit sections of Utah and Wyoming. Snow flurries fell in the Great Lakes region and light snow was predicted for as far south as Southern Illinois.* Livestock Threatened Ranchers in parts of Colorado and __ Wyoming were advised to move their livestock under cover as snow up to seven inches in Big Piney, Wyo., hit the sections of the two states. \ Skies generally were clear in the Northern Plains and the Upper Mississippi Valley, but it was cold. Temperatures early today were far below freezing. The cold air moved southeastward and was expected to extend into Kentucky and most of Tennessee tonight. More than 1,000 men fought forest fires which swept through 13,400 acres in the Lincoln National Forest in Southern New Mexico with damages estimated at $804,000. About 2,000 acres of timberland were burned over in Ihe Coronado National Forest in Eastern Arizona. the long" range facts, and a general public acceptance of the implications of the proposed course of action." One of Three As one of three experts who discussed the political aspects of th" conference topic, "A problem in United States Foreign Policy: Thc United States National Interest and Ihe Middle East." Senator Wilev convicted Thursday of murder In the Feb. 15 slaying near here. The jury recommended the death penalty for Green, who was taken to the El Paso County Jail and put under special guard there Friday. Green shot Eldredge and he, Green and another man carried Eldredge's body to a gravel pit and buried it in a shallow grave. Leo Ford Named As Scout Council Commissioner The predawn detonation, first to involve Marines maneuvering In helicopters, was set off from A 300-foot tower. After the explosion the ground troops, from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Camp Lejeune, N. C., scrambled up and advanced in a tactical exercise toward fl mock enemy. Their trenches were 4,000 yards from ground iero. Leap-frogging over them eam« 200 more Marines in 40 Sikorsky helicopters applying vertical envelopment tactics, similar to those carried out in World War H by gliders and paratroops. Six Marines and six soldiers rod* out the blast in trenches well in advance of the main body of Leo Ford was elected central,.— ._ —„ urged that any aid to the Middle district commissioner of the Boy i troops. Authorities would not dis Eastern countries be given in a | Scouts Piasa Bird Council at the! close their distance from the blast, way which will help the countries ann ual appreciation dinner and! Nine volunteers were stationed to institute long range plans for lifting their standards of living and easing ancient tensions without at- temping to impose American political or social patterns upon them, was concluded a speech summarizing the conclusions of the student round tables, delivered by Dr. Charles Malik, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of Lebanon to the United Nations. On the political panel with Sen- The conference this afternoon by election of the Central District Friday at Onized Club rooms. E. M. Kelley was elected district chairman and Harry Steck, vice-chairman. Awards were presented to Thomas and Amber Corwin, Cliff who Prof. Farid Han- of the political ator Wiley were ania, chairman science and law of the American University of Beirut, for the pa?t year visiting professor of foreign affairs in trie Woodrow Wilson School of Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia; and Dr. Philip K. Hitti, chairman of the department of Oriential languages and literatures, Princeton University. Both said that while the Zionist point of view is well represented in the United States and the problems of Israeli'generally understood, there is comparatively little understanding of Ihe history, resources and problems of the other Middle Eastern countries. Economic Aspects Economic aspects of the Middle East situation were discussed by William G. Hetherington, Newark News foreign corrspondent, and Edwin Milton Wright, officer in charge of Turkish affairs in the Department of State. They agreed that the economic basis of the United States interest is fundamentally the oil, and our interest in other phases is based on the need for keeping the Middle East oil resources available to, and preferably somewhat under the control of, United States and its allies. This naturally implies protection of these interests from Moscow's control through both the oil- rich peoples and their geographic, political and racial neighbors who are thought of in varying degrees as "poor" or "sick" relatives. This aid—whatever form it takes- must be utilized through the efforts of the Middle Eastern peoples themselves. Lt. Col. Thomas Camp Jr. chief of the Middle East and Africa section of the office of the army chief of staff, said: "Middle Eastern defense is impossible without the caoperation of received plaques of appreciation for their service to the district, and | all unit leaders received certifi- \ catcs of appreciation. Some 195 persons attended. These include Scouts, Scouters and Explorers, and parents. The program opened with presentation of color and pledge of 2,500 yards from ground zero in a previous test. The exercise commander, Brij?. Gen. William C. Bullock, said there were no casualties. The brilliant flash was seen In Los Angeles, 250 miles away, as an orange-yellow glow illuminating the entire sky. ; The dirty white cloud that shot skyward after the shot bore down on this resort community, 75 miles from the Atomic Energy Commis- allegiance, led by Troop 27. After an invocation by Father Peter J. sion's Yucca Flat proving ground, t h e j at a fast clip. But as it neared the city the wind veered and it ap- Donohoe of dinner was St. Patrick's Church, served by Post. 27. Group singing was led by Arthur Brubaker and Everett Kelley extended a welcome to the group and introduced principal guests. Russell Sauvage gave the ddstrict report for 1952 and, following recognition of operating chairmen, the election of officers for 1953 was held, supervised by Bert Brewster. Karl Steinkraus spoke on plans for a National Jamboree in July. W. C. Gschwend presented awards. Police Lt. S. Harold Roberts spoke on "Juvenile Delinquency". William Roettgers offered the "Scout- ers' Benediction." Gas Pipeline Explosions Rock Gladewater, Texas GLADEWATER, Tex. K — Two gas pipeline explosions rocked this East Texas oil center Friday, burned a large area into fine ash and sent an elderly couple to a hospital. A district superintendent of United Gas Company, owner of the lines, said he was unable to estimate the damage caused by the blasts. The flames consumed several nearby barns and damaged a residence, Fire Chief L. D. Honeycutt said, melted everything of metal within 100 yards of two pipe line breaks, and burned into a fine powder about one acre of land surrounding the blaze. W. W. Warden, working in his garden about 100 yards from the six-inch line blast, was seriously burned by the morning explosion. Mrs. Warden suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized in a people in the Middle East be- serious condition, Honeycutt said. U, IS. Assembly 'Hopes' For Early Armistice UNITED NATIONS. N. Y. .V In a rare unanimous vote, the U. N. General Assembly today expressed hope that the proposed talks at Panmimjom will result in an early armistice in Korea. The resolution, originally offered by Brazil, provides that the Assembly will hold off any Korean discussions here until the outcome of the Panmunjom talks is known. The Assembly will remain in recess, ready for a qi'Uck meeting, if an armistice or other Korean developments require action. Average Hourly Earning* Up 1 Cem to $1,75 WASHINGTON V - Wage rates are edging up slowly In the wake of the government's abandoning of wage controls. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said today that average hourly j earnings rose one cent an hour to' $ 1.75 between mid-February *and I mid-March. . Previously they had risen two cents from mid-January. Average hourly earnings were 10 cents higher in mid-March than a year sarlier. Weekly earnings, including overtime pay, rose nearly a dollar to $7'.'. 10 in mid-March. This resulted primarily frojn an increase ia Hie average work-week from 40.9 to 41.? hours Doolittle Raiders Hear Talk by Their General SAN DIEGO, Calif. #•—Members of the 1942 Doolittle air raid on Tokyo in World War II heard a talk by their old commanding officer Friday night. Retired Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle, here for the llth anniversary of the first air strike of the war against Japan, told his raiders at a reunion: "Air power is the only thing that can insure peace. "If we get into a war, It (air power i is Ihe only thing that can assure victory." Of the 80 original raiders, 60 still are alive. Thirty-three were expected here for the reunion, held in connection with the fifth annual convention of the California state wing of the Air Force Association. Doolittle is to give the major convention address tonight. Search for 3«Year-01d Girl Lost in Desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. #Forty men carrying torches and flashlights searched the desolate Mojave Desert in 40-degree cold early today for a 3-year-old girl who wandered away from her grandparents' ranch. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Woodruff of Hawthorne, Calif. They are en route to a vacation and do not know she is missing. The grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Woodruff, brought her to the ranch Friday. She wandered away while playing outside. 61 Refugees Arrive lii New York Today NEW YORK -V Sutyone refugees, mostly from Iron Curtain countries, arrived here by plane Friday from Germany. Most escaped from Communist-dominated lands before Italian Actress Better After Serious Illness ROME ft -Italian actress Valen- cause the individual countries are so small and so weak they can't stand alone. If they don't achieve the political stability necessary to build up their regional defenses, the Middle East defense problem j on'r^rteseT'srarofTnumb^of is almost impossible of solution. The Middle East defense organization is one way of getting the essential political cooperation, perhaps the first step, and will make defense of the Middle East hy the i possibility in the long run." Wilson's Pay $581,000 In Last 'Private' Year NEW YORK ^-Secretary of Defense Wilson earned 5581,000 in salary and bonuses during his last year as president of General Motors Corp. Wilson and 65 other top executives and directors of the huge concern earned a total of $11,878,712 in salaries and bonuses during 1952. These figures were disclosed Fri- films, was reported recovering today from a nearly fatal attack of peritonitis. The 28-year-old wife, of American actor Richard Basehart entered Salvatore Mundi International Hospital 11 days ago and later underwent surgery. At the time of the operation she was given the last rites of the Catholic church. Her physician, Peter Nardone, said Friday night she now is con-' sidered "out of danger." 200 Movie Patrons in Cops.Robber Thriller HUNTSVILLE, Ala. /P — Two hundred spectators at a mystery movie became participants in a i real life cops-and-robber thriller Friday night. A tall, unshaven bandit entered day in the notice of the corpora-> tne office of tne downtown Lyric tion's annual meeting of stockhold- Theater, robbed the manager and ers scheduled for May 22 at Wil- e a s bier of the day's receipts, and mington, Del. fed. • Police were notified when Man-! ager Frit/ Thomas and his cashier, ' 18-year-old Barbara Cobb! broke out of the closet in which the bandit had locked them. When police arrived they stopped the movie, turned on the lights and ', searched the auditorium, hoping j peared the cloud would pass well to the north. Observers here felt no shock wave and heard no sound from the blast, sixth of the spring test series. Ninety-five planes, including 12 giant B50 jet bombers were in the air over the test site on various missions. An AD2 Navy propeller driven drone, which was to have flown through the mushroom cloud, did not make its flight. Authorities did not disclose the reason for this. Rabbits were exposed to the blast for military effects tests. Sheep were used, too, to show the Marines the effect of a bomb on living things. Brig. Gen. Wilburt S. Brown, of Camp Pendleton. commanded Marines participating in the maneuver. Col. J. Mitchener of Pittsburgh, Pa., was in charge Of helicopter forces. . . . Science Fair Awards Takeii by Alton Pupils Students of the health classes at Alton High School, taught by Miss Julia Foster, achieved high rank in the St. Louis Science Fair. Firsts were won by Karen Kelly and Kay Trevis; seconds by Carolyn Walker and Alice Coleman; and thjrds by Edwina Baker, Marilyn Mcln- tosh. Carol Lee Witzig. Joan Gent, Charlotte Hoffman, Alice Rundel, ! and Janis Vieth. Other Alton winners were: biology. Gary Breitwciser, James M, McBurney; chemistery,.Billy Ray Carver. William 0. Wilson Burial in Tennessee The body of William O. (Bi,ll) Wilson, who was accidentally electrocuted last Wednesday at Buckeye, Ariz., win be at Streeper Funeral Home, where friends may call after noon Monday. Funeral rites will be conducted nt 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and later the body will be sent to Tennessee for burial. Who GIVES BLOOD? An accompanying GM chart showed that the corporation's 16 top executives paid 70 per cent or more of their compensation in federal income taxes. Wilson now earns {22,500 a year as a member of President Eisenhower's Cabinet. Before storing meat, remove It iiom its wrappings; butcher paper juice and slick* to meat. 1 Fence Torn Down George Corwin of 2419 State St. complained to police at 6:30 a. m. today that sections of a small, ornamental picket fence at the front of his premises had been torn down during the night. fteraaa* bupreat WUaaa BERLIN * U. s. Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson today de- acribed the attitude and industry of the German people as the most impressive thing he has witnessed OB his three day tour of Germany. Wilson flew here this morning for a six-hour visit to American installations. lie had just completed an inspection of Allied defense installations behind the Rhine River. the bandit might have slipped into' the crowd. He wasn't found, however. The film was "Blue Gardenia." Israel to Protect Craft TEL AVIV, Israel # - Maj, den. Mordechai Makleff, Israeli Army chief of staff, told a mass meeting here today that Israeli fishing vessels soon may be given naval protection. His statement followed the Israeli government's announcement j Friday that Egyptian naval fore- j es had fired at and hoarded several Israeli fishing vessels in international waters about 15 miles off Israeli. According to Army records, 13 foreigners are burled in the Ar- national cemetery. "IVIIYIODYI"anewered pital uunw, Dorothy Newman, when the question waa put to her at a local Blood Donor Center. "Vets*. ana, buwnaaHnen, stenographer* YM, everybody share* this great am* perienee together. 'The reasons? 'An older broth* in Korea'... or a buddy 'lying for* gotten ina hospital here'... a houae* wife who heard 'it would he needed in caae we were suddenly attacked.' That's what they a»jr when they give blood." YOU! HOOD may go to a eojnbat area, a local hospital, or fur Civil Defenje needs. But wherever it goee, this pricetaw, pninleai gift •ill wo* day aave aa American life! * NATIONAL ILOOO »IOGlA* • BLOODMOIILK Will If AT HOUND HOUSE, WOOD Tutt., Wii, April CAU 3-77W Far

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