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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - August 21, 1954, Reno, Nevada COMMUNITY JOB HOP BUILD THE NEW Y State Nevada's Largest Morning and Sunday Newspaper Polio Furi wHr Help EIGHTY-FOURTH 228 PHONE RENO NEVADA SATURDAY MORNING AUGUST 21 1954 TEN CENTS ON NEWSSTANDS FOURTEEN PAGES TODAY U.S Presses for Rearmed West Germany House Senate Clear Decks Adjourn Army Alerts Two Divisions In Withdrawal South Koreans Stage Protest Parades At Taegu prime minister of Tunisia Tamar Ben Ammar right and French Resident Gen Georges Boyer de la Tour are shown in Tunis awaiting a trip to Paris to confer with French Premier Pierre Mendes-France on home rule international SEOUL Aug 20 U S 2nd arid Infantry Divisions will leave Korea in the immediate future as part of the plan to four American divisions strategic locations it was an- today Gen John E Hull U S com- mander in the Far Kast said the 2nd Division will be sent to United States and the to waii The numbers of other di- visions slated for withdrawal will be announced later Gen Maxwell D Taylor com- mander of the U S 8th Army said the division will at full some men but an group of about men will carry home the 2nd Di- vision designation The balance of the 2nd Division will be held here as replacements until they have served out the 16 months required for rotation They will not be replaced when turn comes to go home Meanwhile about Koreans demonstrated in Taegu against the American withdrawal and another group staged a march against a ti S Air Force Base at on the coast in protest against the armistice agreement The demonstrators at Taegu of the Army's vast supply quarters carried banners with the slogans let us prepare to march north alone and we object to the U S Army evacuation of DEMANDS MEMBERSHIP WASHINGTON Aug 20 A defense official said today the Chinese Reds arc demanding a seat Jn the United Nations as their price for the release of 15 U flyers being held as political prisoners The official disclosed that have been conducted through third parties during the past year for the release of the and other Americans being held by the Reds He said the Communist position In effect lias Admit us to the United and we will release your men Contest Will Court Battle Opens in Thome Case CHICAGO Aug 20 court fight opened today over the will of Montgomery Ward Thorne 20 who left thp bulk of his mail order estate to his sweetheart and her mother The youth's will nine days he died under strange circumstances last June 19 was ad- mitted to probate Shortly afterward attorneys for his own mother socially prominent Mrs Marion Thome filed suit in another court to have the will set The suit charged that Maureen and her mother Aileen undue influence on Thorne to get him to sign it New Riots Feared In French Morocco Nationalists Call Strike in Protest To Banishment of Former Sultan RABAT Morocco Aug 20 nationalists called a nationwide strike today on the first anniversary of France's banishment of the former sultan The Nationalist party ordered all stores closed ind all employes even those in administrative jobs to quit work Reports from Tetuan in Spanish Morocco said the planned to organize demonstrations for their former sultan Mohammed Ben Belgium Makes Try to Break EDC Deadlock France and Italy Draw Sharp Criticism By President Romantic Rumors Surround Princess At Birthday Event Youssef whom the French to Madagascar Whereas French and ish Morocco are governed by separate nations both serve the same sultan who is now Sidi hammed Ben Arafa uncle of he exiled ruler Nationalist leader Abdel Kalek Torres was reported planning to make a speech at the mosque in followed by a parade with petitions for the return of Ben Youssef Because the anniversary of Ben exile falls on a Moslem religious day this year French and Moroccan authorities took rate precautions against a new out- break of violence Thus far this month 99 persons have been killed and 275 wounded in outbursts of terrorism Violence resumed yesterday after a week of calm Casablanca the caliph of the pasha was murdered in an ambush and two of his bodyguards were wounded Authorities said several terrorists participated in the ing of the caliph Two hours later Tali Brn Ahmed a Casablanca official equivalent to an American ward leader was in the same spot Gulf Termed Deep EVANSTON III 20 Dibelius Tho congregations Jacob A clergyman from the Soviet Zone supervises are in the German Soviet of Germany today Communism and Christianity so cally opposed that the gulf cannot bridged The Rev Dr Guenter Jacob spoke at a meeting of accredited visitors to the second assembly of the World Council of Churches He is general superintendent of a large of tho Evangelical Union Church of I headed by Bishop Friedrich K O Shakedown in Liquor Permit lications Told in Court Appli SAN DIEGO Calif Aug 20 IB A witness in superior count today told of an alleged second big down of liquor license applicants Involving Charles E Berry former liquor administrator for San Diego Imperial The witness Roy Bo- eardo told the court he acted as middleman In a payoff made by Pacific Beach tavern owner E Wilson Bocardo laid he went to Berry how could get n license Bocardo said Berry told Wm it would take said Wilson brought an to his bar and later came to my place and ricked It up WM to Hie wit nets N E W fi C E stand and testified that he paid Bocardo the for the license The license issued last ary Thp testimony shortly after Frank Bompensiero a local tavern operator surrendered as the third man in a new indictment issued by the county grand jury last night in connection with the tion of liquor license irregularities The two other persons named in the now indictment Berry and for- mer councilman Al Bennett surrendered last night Berry Bennett and Harry Steetle are de- in the superior court tion as a result of an earlier grand jury indictment charging racy grand theft attempted grand theft and bribery in liquor licence Zone His speech was the at- tack upon the Communists at the current assembly by any of the gates from behind the Iron Curtain Council spokesman said it was their understanding that the Soviet had refused at first to let him come here but then relented In another outspoken address day Methodist Bishop Sante to Barbieri of Buenos Aires charged that the Roman Catholic Church is trying to curtail religious liberties iin Latin America The Rev Mr Jacob said that un- til the spring of last year there had been dramatic conflicts between the church and the government of the German People's Republic in the Eastern Zone since 1945 From 1945 to 1953 he said the life of the churches was deeply scarred by harsh measures on the part of the state administration by ideological nda in schools and universities ty courses and public meetings and by a skillfully planned press campaign This period came to an end in the middle of last year when the New Line was proclaimed by the government he said We gratefully acknowledge that the promises made at that time to the churches have been fulfilled up to he said That is why things are much easier for the churches under the new policy than they were even IB months ago COMPROMISE ATTEMPT MADE BRUSSELS Aug 20 gian Foreign Minister Paul Spaak in a dramatic hour move to break the deadlock be- tween France and her allies day put forward his own mise plan to save the European army plan Spaak introduced his mise formula during today hour conference sion of the six nations which hope to form a unified continental de- fense force The project has been threatened with collapse by French insistence on crippling restrictions able to the other five nations of the European community The ministers and heads of state attending the conference recessed until 5 p m to study the new Its contents were not ately disclosed But informed sources believed Spaak had offered a modification of the controversial plan brought to Brussels by French Premier Pierre Mendes-France Spaak these sources said sought to find a way to satisfy French fears of German rearmament out imposing restrictions on man elements of the proposed de- fense force which West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer has branded discriminatory Abandon Pacts Japan Meet Opposition 20 Senate Re- publican leaders today abandoned plans to ratify two taxation treaties with Japan when Sen George W Malone threatened to make a long fight against them The two treaties are designed to avoid double taxation and provide other international tax agreements Senate Republican Leader William F Knowland Calif said the ate may consider them when and if it returns to consider the report of the committee studying censure proposals against Sen Joseph R McCarthy Malone accused Knowland of trying to jam things through the Senate that are not understood by any senator on this floor said the avowed purpose of the two treaties was to give Japan tages in our markets WASHINGTON Aug 20 President Eisenhower said today that no measures to defend free Europe from Soviet aggression can be fully effective without a re- armed sovereign West Germany Mr Eisenhower deplored the failure of France and to ratify the European army plan which would bring West German military forces within its organization He said failure to ratify the plan poses a serious obstacle to the adequate defense of western Eu- rope At the same time he that military strength of the North Atlantic treaty forces had been built up to the they could not be overwhelmed by sudden surprise attack in Europe An aggressive assault from the East could not be launched out extensive preparatory ures which would allow time for mobilization of defense forces in the European he said Mr Eisenhower said the United poured more than into western Europe for fighting equipment since 1949 This has helped to provide a better de- fense now than at any time since the end oC World War II he said But the President deplored French and Italian reluctance to ratify the European defense com- munity treaty He said the latter deficiency constituted the most serious single obstacle to an quate European defense posture The President made the ments in a report to Congress on operations of the U S foreign aid program during the first six months of this year LONDON Aug 20 London Daily Herald said today that Princess Margaret ably will announce her ment to Colin Tennant row The newspaper frankly ascribed its reports to rumors Tomorrow is the 24th day of the bachelor princess On each of her last three days similar speculation of ro- mance has cropped up Ike Approves Curbs on Reds Immunity Be Civen Federal Witnesses WASHINGTON Aug 20 President Eisenhower today signed into law three of a half new bills giving his administration ad- weapons against Com- munist subversion and espionage Bills signed by the President 1 Compel witnesses before con- gressional committees and federal courts to testify against traitors saboteurs and spies by granting them immunity from prosecution for any statement that might be incriminating Those granted im- munity would be subject to con- tempt prosecution if they refused to talk 2 Provide stiffer penalties for harboring fugitives 3 Make it a crime to jump bail The immunity measure is aimed at balky witnesses who invoke the amendment in refusing to testify Under the new law im- munity can be granted only by a federal court instead of the ney general as Mr Eisenhower re- quested Congress voted to arm the dent with most of the legal weapons he sought to strike at Communism at home and to tect the nation from spies and One of the other bills on the President's desk is an extra It would strip the party of all its legal rights and deny government gaining services to unions and ness groups which are Communist infiltrated High Batting Average Boast Of Eisenhower Postal Worker Wage Increase Faced By Veto LDS Church Officer Arrives in Japan TOKYO Aug 20 Elder Harold B Leo of the Mormon church met with U S Military leaders and members of the Saints mission here day shortly after a debarkation from the liner dent Cleveland Lee one of the 12 Apostles of the church and chairman of its military affairs committee is here on a Far East inspection tour and visit to servicemen He will travel through Japan South rea Okinawa Hongkong the and Guam I hope my visits will en the bonds between our official leadership groups and Lee told United Press at the Tokyo mission I bring instructions and counsel to our people out here Deduction in Taxes Sought by Teachers CHICAGO Aug 20 The AFL American Federation of Teachers today demanded that teachers be permitted to deduct as business expenses the cost of obtaining whatever education they need for advancement The union passed a resolution at its national convention saying that Internal Revenue collectors in various districts have differed on whether to allow such income tax deductions Southern Pacific Declares Dividend PORTLAND Ore 20 W President D J Russell of the Southern Pacific Company an- today that the railroad's directors had declared a quarterly dividend of 75 cents a bhare on stock payable Sept 20 1954 to stockholders of record Aug 30 1954 The announcement followed the meeting of the directors here WASHINGTON Aug 20 The Republican controlled cleared the legislative decks for adjoin r lent tonight by passing the compromise bringing more persons under social security The House and Senate their members straining to get home for election campaigning also rushed through at the last minute a pay raise lor tal and civil service workers It faces a presidential veto because Congress refused to approve a com- postal rate increase Lost in the last-minute rush was the administration's for construction ot a upper Colorado River tion project Senate leaders laid it aside after the made clear It would not there The House spent much of its final day paying tribute to bers who will not return next year either because of retirement or de- feat in primary elections The House cleared up its business at p.m PDT and waited for Senate to finish Before adjourning at p m the Senate adopted a lution stating that Its members are subject to recall on five s notice by the Republican and Democratic loaders to hear thp report of a committee studying censure charges against Sen Joseph B McCarthy B Wis The senators will be railed back some time this fulL The last official act of the ate before quitting was to pass a resolution i ig use of U S funds to pay ages to 11 American employes of the United Nations who refused to answer questions before the ate internal security tee The employes were dismissed from the UN but upon appeal to the UN administrative tribunal awarded them in damages The award was sustained by the International Court of Justice and is now before UN Assembly for action The resolution does not have the force of law but asks the U S delegation at the UN to take all possible steps to prevent the ments In the midst of the getaway rush White House aides said that Mr Eisenhower could claim a pretty good batting average of 830 on his legislative They also said he had played quite an part in seeing that 80 per cent of the measures he sought found their way through the con- gressional maze They listed 65 administration measures large and small and claimed that all but been passed As Assistant Gerald D Morgan put The Defense Strategy Stays Unchanged Massive Retaliation Plan Backed Despite Charge of Confusion OMAHA Neb Aug 20 of State Murphy restated today that U S military strategy itill depends upon instant and massive retaliation in event attack He reiterated this keystone of new American foreign in an address prepared for the Air Force Association That group's board of directors yesterday called the concept of massive retaliation so confusing that Communist nations are ikely to be deferred by it Murphy said cold war de- cold nerves The id States will not be diverted by small commotions If we have held our fire if we have refused to bring our reserves See High page 6 Col 1 Appeal to CAB Air Stewardesses File Against Airline of power to pi upon peripheral situations it is be- cause of our deliberate and lated policies not lully to engage our strength so long as there is hope for a and reasonable settlement of the conflict that is engrossing too much of the gies and resources ot the Murphy said Pact In an earlier speech to the AFA today Chairman W Sterling Cole R-N of tha joint congressional Living Costs Mount Upward Pay Hike Scheduled For WASHINGTON AUK M The cost of living edged up again in July giving auto an- ciaft and farm equipment iTS a cent an hour pay increase the government reported today This was the third monthly rise in Hie ol bor Statistics consumer price in- dex The July of atomic energy committee called on of l ln the United States and Canada u Ul ho rocord of enter a continental defense pact to meet the threat of atomic at tacit Ho said such a pact would be the continental defense equivalent of the North Atlantic Treaty I concede that such a pact would represent a bold departure in defense Cole said Yet wo must acknowledge the new dimensions to sovereignty brought about the threat of nuclear warfare Arms Superiority Murphy said United has a commanding position over the Soviet Union in nuclear ons and the air power for ing them in event of Red sion Murphy also said American strategy still stands to depend upon a great capacity to retaliate instantly by means and at places of our own choosing against an aggressive enemy The policy was laid down some time ago by tary of State John Foster Dulles Murphy said American super- in nuclear weapons would called into play only to put down aggression Murphy said it is no tion to say that in a period short of general war American military power never before had been so relative tp that of any tion of avowed or prospective enemies There is no question in my mind that our tion in the new technologic of fare particularly nuclear and the air power for delivering them leaves the balance of power tilted in our Murphy said 115.2 per conl ol prices BLS Commissioner Joy said the main factor in the was the mer drought that helped hike food of 1 per However this by in now car purrs and summer slip said The the 000 workers whose wages nro to the index will lake effect 1 It means one oont o I ho two an they have Jobt under Hie index since last October Stands Trial Collaboration Denied By Army Officer FT SHERIDAN 111 Aug 20 Lt Col Harry Fleming accused an Army court-martial of collaborating with his captors in Korea said today of his accusers had tho guts to make the charges to his Tho court-martial which began today was adjourned until day at the because witnesses arc scattered throughout tho country Fleming pleaded innocent to all WASHINGTON Aug 20 The AFL Airline Stewardesses Union today asked the Civil Aero- nautics Board to order American Airlines to show cause why it should not have its operating suspended or revoked The known as the Air Line Stewards and Association a companion organization of the AFL Air Line Pilots Association whose members are on strike against American In a dispute over transcontinental flights The brief said the airline should be ordered to say why the CAB should not suspend its certificate or revoke it for intentional ure to provide service to the public and to perform its other duties and obligations Investigation Set For Networks TV WASHINGTON Aug 20 Robert F Jones former Ohio con- gressman and Federal cations commissioner will direct a Senate commerce committee in- of radio and networks it was announced Committee Chairman John W Bricker said Jones and other staff employes will study proposed legislation to place the networks under FCC jurisdiction as well as television problems Bricker said the staff study will provide the basis for committee hearings to be held next year China River Level Reported Dropping TOKYO Saturday Aug 21 Peiping announced day that the water level of the flooding Yangtze River had begun to drop and said it was down to 97 feet as of noon yesterday Monitored in Tokyo Radio ping said the flood waters along the middle reaches of the river have been subsiding for the past 10 The level alco has begun to fall around the industrial area of Wuhan Legal Association Raps Press Releases CHICAGO AUK 20 gates to the annual American Bar Association convention today asked a committee to investigate lawyers issuing press public statements which might interfere with n fair dial or administration of justice Shortly before concluding iti annual and adjourning until the meeting at delphia ol delegates voted approval of a resolution originally sponsored by two New Yorkers which would clarify part of the ABA's canon of ethics iu Prices on Market Continue to Climb NEW YORK Aug 20 UP Prices on the stock exchange fractions today in- shares to new high ground in almost a quarter of a century Trading was dull Specialty issues led the small advance A few stocks registered good gains In the main list ever improvements were limited mostly to the fractional Dealings throughout most of the session were at a snail's pace In- generally held to the lines because of the weekend
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