Edwardsville Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1952, Edwardsville, Illinois ANYTHING TO SELLt Try Want Ads Complete United PMM December 4, 1952 91st Year Dally No. IS 12 5 Cents Cloudy through rain or drizzle day night Not much in Low day night 36. High Friday 40. High 40; 33. CIO Pledges to Open New Merger Talks With AFL Winner of Heated Election Battle to Begin Discussions BULLETIN Dulles and Acheson ATLANTIC N. J. Fiery Walter P. Reuther today won the presidency the CIO in a dramatic roll-call vote victory over executive vice-president Allan S. The 45-year-old auto workers union chief polled a hefty majority of votes over the old-line union to become the third dent of the CIO and successor to the late Phillip ATLANTIC N. J. The CIO today pledged thai new merger talks with the rival AFL will be opened by the winner of an election battle for a new union As the showdown in the fight for CIO leadership drew Auto Workers Chief Walter P. Reuther appeared sure to be chosen by the 700 delegates as the the late CIO President Philip Up to the last rival forces backing executive vice- president Allan S. Haywood the fight would be taken to the election floor to be decided by a roll call vote Reuther backers were still Bet unanimous agreement on the dynamic 45-year-old labor While the bargaining went on the 14th annual con- vention unanimously endorsed a resolution calling on CIO officials to the AFL of our ness to meet and earnestly discuss honorable labor AFL President George Meany has made a standing bid to the CIO to join into one mammoth labor CIO leaders discounted chances of a quick Haywood told applauding gates are not going to go to the are for he not unity at the expense of the membership that comprises this great organization Federal Mediation Chief David L. noting the bitter election battle that spotlighted the long warned the gates that are people ing in this country over prospects Of disunity in the on Page 2) John Foster Dulles began breaking into his future job as secretary of state In Eisenhower's cabinet with a conference with Secretary Dean in the office in the State Department in Schools Receive Gambling Money Striking Engineers Return to Work Representing funds seized as con- traband in two gambling raids more than years checks totaling were mailed Thursday by County Supt of Schools T. for distribution to the ous school districts of the The involuntary to the schools by the Hyde Park casino at Venice and the 200 Club at Madison is upon average daily pupil attendance in the respective school districts and other The money was confiscated by state police when they raided the two gaming establishments May 12, 1950, under orders of Gov. Adlai The cash 63 from Hyde Park and from the 200 Club originally was turned over to State's Attorney Austin Lewis by the state police on order of County Judge Michael M. Kinney pending its final Last Nov. 14 as one of his final acts before succeeded office by Fred P transferred the money to County Supt. in with a court order the final one in the course of lengthy litigation which included appeals by the defendants Today's distribution to the schools is slightly more than 1 cent of one month's portion of the county school distributive fund The largest on Page 2) Ky. About workers at the billion-dollar atomic energy plant here returned o work today after a brief work caused by contempt of court proceedings against a union Britain to Cut Defense Program LONDON Minister Winston Churchill announced today that Britain will have to cut back Its defense production program for 1953 and must cancel or reduce contracts already some military Churchill made his announcement to the House of The cutback will particularly fect aircraft Churchill Output of present military planes Will be he while the government concentrates on duction of newer and more ad- Churchill explained that his has still not overcome the Country's financial He said that it understood its under the North At- Treaty Pact with the clear Understanding that the defense gram depended on the financial The defense budget for this year amounts to including in defense Churchill and defense tion expenditure for 1953 must not go above this year's Any greater Churchill would fall on the engineering in- dustry which must be the backbone Af the country's commercial export He admitted that it will be im- possible to solve the defense back problem by spreading 0ries forward into future Britain's economic position will lie aided he by the act that it will be able to sell to ellow North Atlantic Treaty and other friendly military ment which will not only contribute to help the defense of the free but help to balance British Stock Truck Damaged By Overheated The axle a decker livestock truck loaded with hogs became overheated Thursday morning and ignited one of its tires before a passing could hail the machine at the in of Buchanan and Van dalia The file depart ment's small pumper extinguished the Fire Chief Dennis Hentz said the truck was owned by Glen East S at the AFL operating en- walked but Wednesday to go to Court where the union and an international Arthur were charged with contempt in a 000 suit filed by a rival Judge Holland G. Bryan found both the union and Watkins guilty of contempt for failure to produce records subpenaed by the rival the Operating Engineers of The Kentucky union charged hi ts suit that the AFL union had collected in dues but union members had no say in union affairs It sought recovery of the Judge Brvan said he would put te matter of fining the AFL union over until January and ask a jury to consider it. He said he could not line the union more than but a jury could fine up to Bryan gave Watkins until Jan. 5 to himself of the contempt charge by bringing the subpenaed records to He said that if Watkins failed to produce the by Jan. 5 he would be sent to The union members walked out apparently to show their Many crowded into the courtroom while the contempt proceedings were being The management of the plant stopped all work after the ers walked out as an a partial work page continued at the Shawnee steam electric which will supply part of the power for the AEC at the plant set up picket lines Tuesday night to test firing of two day about 500 workers refused to cross Today almost 800 of the workers at the plant crossed the UN Peace Plan To Be Forwarded To Communists North Red China Will Be Invited To Accept Proposal UNITED N Assembly President ter B. Pearson of Canada said today the United Nations Korean peace plan will be forwarded to Communist China and North Korea tonight or The plan is the Indian based on of which was approved by the General Assembly Wednesday in a 54-5 Despite the plan's blunt rejection by Russia in the U. N. and ments against it by and Pyongyang the bly instructed Pearson to it to the oriental Reds and their told a news conference the plan probably would be handed to the Chinese Communists by the representative of one of the U. N. members maintaining diplomatic relations with Sweden or Britain might be The will be cabled to the North dis- missing the possibility that it might be communicated through the U. N. negotiators at Its decks cleared temporarily of the Korean the General Assembly turned today to the problem of High diplomatic sources dis- closed that chief French delegate Henri Hoppenot has been instructed New Jet Fighter Sen. Douglas Advocates Offensive in Korea ATLANTA Sen. Paul Douglas today advocated an sive in first calling upon allies of the United Nations to kick in more The Illinois ing on a speech delivered along lie same lines at St. Wednesday estimated at least one or two additional American would be ed to mount such an regardless of help from other Douglas acknowledged would be fatal to lose but added that the other hand if the war were enlarged to take in China we might get involved in a third world The senator said that in his opinion is still room for maneuvering on the Korean insula itself and we ought as ly as the military situation permits to take the Fresh off production line is this first production model of the sleek new jet er now being produced by Republic Aviation Corp at for the U. S. and NATO air It is expected to set records for and load carrying Speed is in the than 600-MPH Durkin Cancels Visit With Ike Roks Beat Back 3 Commie Attacks on Page 2) By United Russell H. 18, of N. Y was given an indefinite ferm m Elmira Reformatory Wednesday after he was convicted of ing license driving without a reckless leaving the scene of an accident ing 12 automobiles and committing malicious damage to a police He also faces an auto theft charge Police said he had stolen the hot rod he was Harvard students at have been given permission to entertain woman visitors in their rooms until 11 o'clock on Saturdays and holiday evenings following a student request for recognition of the and responsibility of Harvard under- Rep. Bryon G. said Thursday at Washington he will introduce in the new Congress a designed to give in- come a break on income Rogers told a reporter his would exempt the first of a income from income Mrs. Ellen Burden Stevenson will arrive in the capital Thursday night while her Gov. Adlai E is attending a White House There is no likelihood the divorced couple will Mrs planned a two-day visit with her Mrs. John Alden at the Sales Tax Rules Altered by State Springfield E. Illinois director of nue announced Thursday that the Department of Revenue is ing eight of its tion tax The are Rules 2, 9, 17, 50 and 51 and Article 2 of the Rules and Police Query About Bank Robberies LOS Calif. Police questioned a 60-year- old man today in the belief he may put on skirts and pose as the little old who has robbed three banks oe about Officers became suspicious that a notorious bank might really be in disguise when they found a man's wardrobe in the hotel room of Alfred N. Hughes h. was arrested for attempted robbery Wednesday The costume found in the ly man's room generally fits the of sedate said Capt. Harry Didion of the robbery an ex-convict with a record of 55 arrests back to 1902, walked into an airlines ticket office and announced to Miss Orla 25, pretty blonde want the As she reached for the cash Miss Wang stepped on an alarm button and then grappled with the man untE other employes helped hold him until police Detectives sent to his hotel room for a routine search U t then his female trappings were Didion said who refused tal kabout the of slight with soft that could easily be utilized for is an elderly FBI were wondering about the authenticity of a note which they said may have been written by the packing The writer of the which may have been composed by a said she is indeed a grand- mother and is robbing banks to build lor her SOQ ing in spent a fortune giving him a line education at the best But all he ever learned was how to I have to rob in order to take care of my son and myself the note It was one of several letters re- by federal agents and police since Grandma struck for the third time last Portions of the letter released by the FBI Wednesday disclosed that Grandma believed two more ups would complete her and that she would then retire from Sulgrave a house guest of President and Mrs. will return to 111., When Adlai E Stevenson was about to enter a limousine in for the ride to the White House Wednesday he noticed a woman carrying a sign with Posing for photographers with he the best sign I've seen Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson slept Wednesday night in the White House bed once used by Abraham It. was a rare privilege for who reveres coln's home in 111., cratic presidential nomination last Stevenson went alone to coln's home in 111, to contemplate the task ahead of Municipal Judge W. Brooks of Des today turned down prisoner Silliam f. Keenan who asked for a mas release from the last 20 days of his term as an expression of will toward Keenan has been jailed 247 for 16 times for vagrancy and 20 times for The latest women's fads is the wearing of plastic labels from meat displays on their The labels and NEW of Martin P whose appointment threatened to end the political truce between President-elect Eisenhower and Sen. Robert A. cancelled his scheduled visit to Eisenhower's headquarters There was no immediate nation at the general's ters for the change in kin remained in Chicago and his wife said he would attend to business He would not be available to she Cancellation of Durkin's ment resulted in one of the quietest days at Eisenhower's ters since the No other appointments were ther at the general's Commodore Hotel offices or at His Drive Gov. Sherman Adams of New who will be assistant to the president in the new and Mrs. Adams arrived Wednesday He was expected to spend most of the day at the general's working with Arthur H. Eisenhower's who became the new ad- first controversial figure when Tafl made a bitter attack on his had only kind words for Ohio Re- publican's attack on him was not believed to have influenced kin's decision today to cancel his projected tirst visit to er's in his first attack on hower cabinet had described the general's selection of a Democrat who had ported Illinois Gov. Adlai son for as But Durkin declined Wednesday to discuss Taft's Taft's remarks about my appointment were not a sonal on Durkin whose own tions for the labor post had been made at the time he criticized the Durkin ment that he was not attacking Regulations and Bulletins 4 and 11. Halpin said that the rule changes Archibald Cox Resigns Post as WSB Chairman Members Protest Truman's Approval of Wage Boost WASHINGTON Archibald Cox resigned from the Wage board today In protest against President Truman's approval of a daily wage in- crease for coal miners and the whole wage program came to a Formal announcement of cox's resignation was expected from the White House later And en masse resignations by industry members of the wage board also were along with Industry public me libers of the had improved a wage increase of for John L. United Mine Workers and said anything beyond that would be industry members of the wage board meetings and called an emergency meeting for tonight either in ington or New York to decide their future It was expected that if not would The walkouts would cripple the entire wage stabilization program m the waning days of the Truman administration industry members charged that the administration South Korean infantrymen rolled liand grenades down the ice-crusted slopes of Pinpoint Hill smashing back three Chinese at- tacks against the key height on Sniper The ROK troops fought through a rain of grenades and exploding satchel charges to recapture Pinpoint from the Reds Wednesday It was the 18th time they have retaken Pinpoint Hill since Oct. 14, when the battle of the Ridges The Reds held the height less lan a winning possession of shortly after midnight have been made necessary by held up Mr Temperatures fell to a new n the Sniper Ridge area of the freezing the snow to jagged dirty crust that slowed ie movements of attacking Red The Reds continued to pour ry waves from their tunnels and aves of the Yoke on the northern ip of But the ROK gam firmly entrenched on the beat them off. U. N. ranged the battlefront again at awn today with the lifting of the loud over the Korean Allied warplanes smashed for the straight day at Red supply reas north of and anchor cities of the Triangle leveled their strong point one end to the said G. Jr Mich after of low-level ve almost blew the top off the the Chicago labor leaders Ohio who haS The failed three times to win the Re- publican presidential nomination but joined the Eisenhower forces following the GOP convention in Chicago last Durkin had advocated outright peal of the Act. Durkin said he has intention of ing to the law which Taft Durkin also declined to discuss a possible fight by Taft ers to prevent mation of his I'm just he AVOID THE Sonny's set his heart on A trip out to the And he'll need a space suit So buy it very Twelve American gled with 30 jets in a wild melee over MIG hi western One MIG was shot attacked during dropping 150 tons of ex- on troop and supply areas deep in North Illinois Supreme court's recent de- cision in the case of Modern Dairy company vs. Department of enue ana that the rule changes are being made after careful study and after consultation with and al by Attorney General Ivan A. The new rules will become Dec. 13. Halpin explained in sub- the new rules will tax sales to persons who are engaged in service occupations and who dentally transfer the property to others in connection with ing Some examples of newly taxed transactions are sales of building materials of all kinds to tion for use in con improvements to real sales of repair parts and materials to repairmen for use in doing repair work for sales of upholstering materials to holsters for use in doing ing work for sales of ical supplies to doctors and arians for use in their sales of medicine to druggists for use in filling prescriptions sales of medical food and beverages to hospitals for con- sumption by paying and ing sales of eyeglasses and related items to and optometrists for use in fitting sales and materials to those special order such as custom who are considered to be engaged in service sales of hair tions and other similar items to barbers and beauticians for use in rendering services for sales of clothes sacks and other containers to launderers and dry cleaners for use in returning gar ments to their sales ol dye to purchasers for use in dye ing garments for and sales of food and beverages to social clubs and service organiza tions for use in serving members guests and The legislature amended the lav so as to tax transactions of thu on Page 2) announcement until 6 m. Wednesday after industry embers and industry ves on regional boards had lied a meeting in New They aimed the administration did that the industry members ould not be together to issue an Mr. Truman touched off the re- olt late Wednesday when he ruled lat soft coal miners could get the ull increase negotiated ir them by the United Mine rs John L Lewis In- and public members of the wage board had ruled in October hat any increase above be Mr. Truman said he acted to void passing on major eco- to te Republican administration clear reference to threat on Page 2) Key Republicans Deny Split Between Taft WASHINGTON Re- started by Taft himself publicans agreed that hower headquarters made an blunder in not tipping Sen. Robert A. Taft on the ing appointment of Martin kin as secretary of They an open had occurred between President-elect Eisenhower an d the Ohio The used by Taft in blasting Eisenhower's pointment of was bandied about in GOP circles but in a ferent There was general agreement that the Eisenhower camp should have given Taft no- tice that he was being handed a bitter pill to One result of the Taft according to several Republicans who did not want to be quoted by was to make it more probable that Sen. Styles Bridges of New Hampshire will grab the Senate Republican floor leadership to head a battle the post between Taft and There was a good deal of in the direction of Herbert Brown ell Eisenhower's gen and a close advise cabinet Even staunch Eisenhower me said the usually suave should have passed advance wor to Taft that an AFL wh was a Democrat to was be ing named secretary of labor Taft's friends said it was Brown ell who got Taft's turns of two other men for th labor post and actually got Ta to do spade work the fitness of some of those sug gested for cabinet Both sides we're in that Taft's blast does not mea open political The Eisenhower men said it moved for good any suggestio the incoming President Taft's Jury's .ie Gives Warning UN Employes Secretary General Trygve Lie warned a group of close-mouthed Americans employed by the United Nations they must decide today whether they want to answer ate committee questions on Com- or lose their Informed sources aid Lie ed down the or be ultimatum in letters sent to em- ployes who had refused to answer certain questions asked by the larran Internal Security Lie said he wanted the unwilling witnesses to by letter had informed the group they would answer questions they previously had The informants said Lie was leeding the advice given last day by a team of three eminent jurists who recommended the ng of any employe belonging to the U.S Communist party or re- fusing to talk about alleged sub- activities in this Lie turned to the jurists for their opinions last month he had fired one reluctant pended another and given to almost a dozen The ultimatum was revealed on- ly a few hours after the tional Monetary an agency of the announced In ington it had fired its year Frank for re- fusing to Senate investigators whether he had belonged to a time spy A grand jury in New York also issued a presentment Tuesday charging there is a of disloyal in high The grand jury also charged that the Justice Department had inter- with its ly Frank L. Chelf said House committee investigating the tice Department had begun an in- immediately into the grand Taft's Taft men said that they still be- lieve that is in dead earnest getting along with They said Taft means it and they are betting that hereafter there will be better son work between the Coe had refused to tell an in- ternal Security subcommittee in New York last Monday whether he was engaged in espionage while the Monetary Fund was being formed at Bretton in 1944.