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Edwardsville Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1952, Edwardsville, Illinois DOLLAR DAYS THIS WEEK END FOR BARGAINS February 23, 1952 90th Year Daily No. 83 6 Pages 5 Cents TIM through Light mow in central ending Saturday after- noon or Saturday Not much in Low Saturday 21-36 high Sunday 35-42 High 39; 33. US To Help France Fulfill Rearmament Program Senate Chairman Refers to ACA Testimony Showed How Workers Are Into Paths of man Pat of the Senate Internal Security committee said testimony by former officers of tho American Communications ation showed how workers are into paths ot The Nevada Democrat referred to an interim report and n trans cript of closed door testimony Just released by a committee The report charged that the union's stay in office only by rigging The ACA was ousted by the CIO in 1950 for following the Communist party Walter J. one of. the told the tee that if the union's 1948 election had been would have decisively the dominated In McCarran said tht testimony demonstrated a relatively small group of union members can manage to hoodwink the vast and lead loyal lean workers into paths of dis- Other congressional investigators asked Republican presidential Harold K. Stassen to give them any that Attorney General J. Howard Grath has become a millionaire while In public The request was made by Chairman Frank L. of a House Judiciary subcommittee investigating the Justice and neth Keating senior GOP member of Porter Hardy Jr. ot a House subcommittee complained thai the Senate Preparedness subcommittee started hearings on reported waste In North African air base tion after saying it did not plan to do so. Before the Senate group opened its Hardy had announced plans hearings on the he called off his own hearings and offered the Senate evidence gathered by two staff Street Becomes Market San Francisco's busiest Is used as the world's largest parking lot during transportation Motorists police orders and parked four and five abreast down the center of the Traffic was slowed being to a single lane each way in many Hydrogen Bomb Close to Reality Sen. McMahon has come as close as a man in his position could to saying that the hydrogen super bomb is getting close to reality As chairman of the H o it s e Senate Atomic keeps a close watch on developments In the U.S. atomic energy He is constantly prodding the Atomic Energy Commission lo greater He said recently that is not the business of his committee to bo with atomic But Friday asked about H-bomb he am not That's about all I can Coming from McMahon It was If H-bomb progress was anything bul McMahon would never say he was McMahon made his revelatory remark In an Interview on the Columbia Broadcast ing System's radio gram. He said he could not give any on the H- he one of the things that have to con- But he noted that It has been two years since President Truman told the AKC to go ahead with H-bomb In the atomic tests at the wetok proving ground last spring the AKC successfully performed experiments to H-bomb New tests are scheduled for this spring at the same Pacific ocean testing Seemingly Harmless seemingly harmless by was blamed for his death by Clayton a flying one of his model airplanes when the copper wire by which held 11 imaged a electric power Smith had the wire wrapped around his Duff Warns Republicans Fla. Sen. James H. Duff warned Friday night In the opening address of his national lour for Gen. D. that Republicans may tlie parly down Ihc drain said the GOP can lose the presidential election if the guard persists in a determination rather to lose with their choice ilum win with the people's choice and if they remain set against any new name any new face or any lew Some persons at a GOP the Pennsylvania ator Republican ship prove wise enough to trans- late golden opportunity into tory the Republican party In Mac Ordered To Trim Staff or the Army Douglas MacArthur has been by Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Jr. to trim his personal staff from eight to three The Issued Feb 12, was revealed by MacArthur's Col. Laurence K. willi a warrant officer and a master now will comprise the five star general's personal Hunker said he could not explain the reduction of tions which forbid an Army officer to make charges against his At the same Bunker said thai Col. Anthony tho personal pi- had been out of a with the Storey requested inactive status last year when the advised him he was being transferred from duty with On Jan 20, It was dis- closed he had resigned to take u civilian Hunker said that MacArthur was entitled to a personal staff of commissioned officers and five that was the number he brought here with him from Tokyo ington when he was re- last year as supreme com- mander in the East. in officials said that orders were Issued last fall and made effective in ber trimming the personal staff of five star generals not on specific duty to three and two enlisted Of the eight men MacArthur brought here with two other officers In addition to Storey have resigned from They were MaJ. Gen. Courtney Whitney and Col. Sidney Both quit last year and were not replaced by who In speeches since his return lo the United Stales has charged tho Truman ad- ministration with blocking victory In always will be ered on active service under lations governing five-star Army sources despite the fact he iias no specific They said that two other star D and George C. only had staffs of men when they were without specific Stand Watch to Prevent Fire Fire and police officials stood watch Saturday to prevent a spark from touching off a pond of gasoline three blocks from don's main street and less than a block from the nearest Firo Chief Hudson said It would lake at least a week before the danger was orders were issued to all Illinois Central railroad trains passing through town because the tracks only a few yards from the pond and It was feared a spark from an engine might ignite the The greatest danger was from and fireman sprayed the surface of the gasoline with pressure fog to reduce the The entire area was roped off to keep unauthorized and curious persons from approaching the Policemen stood guard to hold back anyone who might try to come too The pond formed Thursday night when a 12 gasoline age tank burst a seam while it was being loaded from a transport The one of three operated by Merrill was equipped with a gauge to indicate the amount of fuel In It. Authorities said the gauge was frozen and did not Indicate the tank was Those loading the tank continued ing until the seam Gasoline rushed the split open to a width of almost six inches halfway around the At the same the bottom of the tank was wrenched from its supports and gasoline flowed from the The pond collected around the bases ol tlie tanks and gasoline spread an area of about half a Mine Disaster Probe to Continue Mining Investigation sion will open the second phase of Us study of the West Frankfort mine disaster at the Stale building Commission Chairman Sam Cape Friday asked heads of two coal mine operators groups and two union presidents to join others In before the Cape sent to Walter president of the Illinois Coal Producers Harry Illinois Coal Operators Association George Progressive Mine Workers and Hugh United Workers district president Cape asked men to their recommendations for mine The Wesl Frankfort blast killed 119 miners 21. The Orient 2, Is owned by the Wilmington Franklin coal James the special said tives of the two companies that the compressed air devices used in the mine will Martin said the representatives of two firms went into the mine on a lour with com- mission members laat Red Negotiators Yield to Allies On Troop Rotation Inject New Issue in Bitter Protest Against of 69 Reds Communist negotiators yielded to Allies on troop rotation but injected a new issue into the truce talks with or protest against the of 69 Reds In the Koje internment The break In the troop rotation deadlock came in staff officer talks on supervision of a The Reds bowed to United Nations demands for rotation of at least troops a during a truce after re- fusing for more than a week to go above The agreement removed one more obstacle to an but the Communist test in staff officer talks on threatened new Communist Col. Tsai Chen Wen lodged what he called a against the killing of 69 Communist internees and wounding of 142 others by can security forces in a riot in a camp on island The Red armed with clubs and killed one can soldier and wounded 23 others before S. troops restored Tsal said the American troops had the civilian Ho demanded a account for the The Communist officer said the riot proved utter bankruptcy of your absurd principle of called voluntary He Implied that the Communists In- volved actually were Red soldiers captured by the Allies and as civilians in an attempt to deny them eventual Tsal also demanded of the Communist who he said have been re- classified as South Koreans or civilians by the U. N. U. N Col. George Hickman said the Allies were prepared to give the Despite the bitter tone of the Communist said Tsal showed no sign of anger as he read It. The net result of the exchange appeared to be a of Ihe Communist TV Program Ends in Disorder Calls for 12 Divisions by End of Year Robert A. Taft Republican presidential speaking on the Meets the television program In New charged that Tex McCrary from chairman of New York's had called him a in a recent book on foreign The program was broken up by cheering and booing of the live which included members of the Want Taft mostly young Actress Fayc Emerson moderator of the pleaded with Taft and McCrary to change the subject and vainly tried to lecture the audience on George E. Sokolsky from also participated on the GOP Receives Conflicting Advice got conflicting advice from ival campaign camps on how to win and lose presidential elections The warned that the may win the GOP national convention but lose the election by Sen. Robert A. Taft of Taft countered that the GOP can ose by compromising its jles to get a few The blast at the Republican came from Sen James Duff one of the leaders of the drive to win the GOP for Gen D. the old guard Republican determination to hold put for re- and professionals insist on of all war prisoners and Last Man's Club Holds Reunion A seventh candle was lighted Thursday night at the Trinity Lutheran basement in memory of a deceased comrade al the ycar meeting the Last Man's organization of World War I which was founded on Feb. 21, 1944, with a charter ship of 69, Fifty comrades were The club member who died since the last Feb. 21, 1951 al St. Mary's was Leo J. His name was added to those of William B. Charles George Perry Guy and Elmer Under terms of the the Last Man's club will remain In ex- istence until there Is only one man At that he will open a of wine and drink a toast to his The on the banquet table each is in custody of the Thursday night's program ed Thomas an FBI man who spoke on al Younglove had nominating a candidate whom they prefer irrespective of the candidate the overall public may indicate it they may again prove their ability to dominate a convention and lose an Duff said in a speech al Friday rank and file of the lican parly must not underestimate the capacity of certain technical Republican old guard als to lead the party down the drain again even in the face of the most favorable opportunities for Duff obviously aimed the barb at who has widespread port among organization Taft plugged away at the hower camp in a speech at Vt. replied to arguments that should be nominated because polls indicate that the At- defense commander has greater appeal to independent have had candidates before who were ahead of in the polls when nominated but who went downhill fast as they were forced lo take positions on controversial Issues or failed to present a definite philosophy to the he Taft said Ihe GOP can win only by an all-out attack on the the Truman Its foreign and its and taxing and bureaucratic been an undercover man for can be won from FBI in the Communist party for A short business ed Younglove's The ings were opened by R. W. New officers elected for the en- suing year are Ralph George vice- C. Dr. Wayne Frank and Gus Retiring off leers besides acrg are ward Henry Emll Paul and Otto Individual pictures of I lie entire mounted as one large were displayed at the ents and he by a clear presentation of issues By Robert T. Harvey testified Friday that ho a divorce because his doesn't talk Harvey said at a hearing In that his wife's of finally became Duffy's a popular night club In Indianapolis lost its liquor license for 30 days for giving Ihe customers striptease acts along with their beer is taking no The club Friday night featuring a 90's with showgirls bundled up to the chin In old fashioned Boys and Girls To Collect In a plan suggested by the young people YMCA boys am girls will call on Edwardsville people Monday to solicit and pledges to the 1952 fund-raising James executive secretary of the said the young people will be calling primarily upon for- mer contributors lo the who have nol as yet been during Ihe current Hall said the young solicitors may also cal at homes where a YMCA slicker is not indicating that the residents have not as yet made their They will have the entire day for raising funds since is a school holiday Each boy and girl collecting will be identified by a Am a YMCA badge lo be Con will receive a similar badge and a door Tho young persons will meet at the YMCA at 9 a.m. Monday for in- and They will be Into teams and the sociation board of directors has promised a prize for Ihc winning Army Awards Medal of Honor The Army has awarded the Medal of Honor to 2nd Lt. Jerome A. who lost his life in a single-handed assault on an enemy stronghold in Korea The 23-year-old platoon leader of the 25th Infantry Division had received a battlefield commission just one month before he formed the deed which won him the nation's highest military platoon had been slopped by intense fire from an enemy bunker in an attack near last Signalling to his men to give him covering Sudut charged the bunker alone with a sub- machine gun and He killed three enemy troops and forced the rest to Sudut was wounded in the assault but refused medical He re- grouped his men for another attack on which the enemy had by underground Accompanied by an automatic who was quickly cut Sudut again charged into Ihc murderous Although wounded a second he continued his When his ammunition ran out only three yards from the he gered the remaining distance with his trench knife in When tho the Sudut was found fatally lying on an enemy knife still In hand and buried In the Communist's The other three enemy troops in the bunker were slumped dead over their machine Tho award was the 43rd Medal of Honor given by Iho Army In the Korean The Marino Corps iias awarded 12, end tho and Navy Major Becomes Seventh Jet Ace William T. has shot down his fifth Communist jet fighter to become history's seventh jet To Unfreeze Sufficient Dollar Aid Already Allocated to Prance United Stales agreed Saturday to help fulfill a rearmament program which calls for 12 army by the end of this Under the the United States will unfreeze sufficient lar aid already allocated to it was understood Tho agreement which came after three days of cleared the way for the North A 11 a n tl c Treaty Organization Council to approve an calling for about 50 divisions land more than tactical war in Western Europe by the France said that unless al American aid was given It would have to scale down its rearmament goal to 10 France originally intended to raise 14 The agreement constitutes a The French delegation to the NATO conference said that if 14 divisions were the country would need more than it could by H a goal of 12 divisions was would need the delegation They asked the United Stales to release ly more than already allocated to France bul not yet The agreement came after of State Dean Acheson sonally Joined top Americans and French cabinet ministers in the aid Speaking for the Americans were Flying a Whisner ed the plane from the sky in a dogfight between 36 Sabres and 40 MIG's just south of the Yalu river in northwest A tabulation of official figures showed that it was the 361st enemy aircraft and MIG shot down since the start of the Korean war U.N. losses so far have totaled all but 15 of them American Two other MIG's were damaged during Saturday's air battle Whisner scored his fifth when he went to the aid of a fellow pilot of the 51st Maj. Don E. Mount whose plane had been hit and was unable lo evade a pursuing were patrolling south of the Yalu when I heard Adams call for said firing all Ihc until I was within GOO feet of the There was an explosion in lost airplane without his engine and R big puff of smoke radio or electric power for lights Defense Minister Robert Secretary of the Treasury John and Mutual Security Administrator W. Premier Edgar ed Die French The root of the trouble Is France's sick France is pouring ever-increasing money and manpower into the struggle In Indo-China while trying to build up its European defenses and fighting runaway Inflation at St. Louis Alerted For Plane ST. available facilities were alerted here for a came out of his tailpipe stayed on his tail until the pilot popped his canopy and bailed Then 1 joined Adams and covered him until got safely back to the Said sure glad Whiz picked day to make that ace's It really felt good to get thai MIG off my The MIGs damaged during the dogfight wore credited to Col. bert W. 1224 Ottawa and Capt. Ralph H. Ariz Other 5th Airforce fighters and destroyed or aged two railway 19 four two field four tunnels and 36 Rails were cut in 85 Marine Panther jets killed at least 50 enemy troops north of when they dropped which circled St. Louis for more than two hours looking desperately for a place to At one time Ihe plane roared low over Lambert but the craft was not And the pilot apparently did not he was over the A Navy ground control approach radar team tracked the plane In- for the period from about 8 p.m. until p.m. day The plane was heading south away from St. Louis at the time the contact was made The control tower operator at Lambert said the plane was in don't fly around in cloud like that unless they're in he Telephone calls fiom all over Ihe city were received at the pound bombs in the center residents who heard appeared to be a snow-covered The wa- about 200 Red troops in winter Activity along the 145-mile ground front slackened to a new A brief 8th Army communique only patrol con- al a few Joy Uses Practice 3omb as Plaything COLORADO Colo. and police were checking the origin Saturday of a 16-Inch practice as a play thing by a 13-year-old youth heri for more ban a The authorities were called when Danny Thompson and a playmate began to dismantle the ound it was loaded with a heavy and active charge of dynamite The son of Mr. and Mn. C told authorities he bomb was Riven lo him by his Mrs. Anna also of Colorado She aid she found it when she moved uto her home yoar the aircraft over their homes The tower said there were no reports of a missing plane where in the area and there had been no reports of a The tower operator said a cago and Southern Constellation piloted By Capt. Stewart was radioed to attempt to find the plane guided by the GCA to the area where the plane was thought to Hopkins stood ready to wsg the wings and blink the lights of his huge airliner to get the pilot of the small craft to follow him in a but he wag un- able to find the Ended The Coast Guard has ended hearings into the causes of the sinking of the freighter Pennsylvania which went down 9 lu North Pacific storms In North Pacific no doubt sealed the fate her 46 said Capt. A. L. Dickert served as bend of the inquiry
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