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Redlands Daily Facts (Newspaper) - April 7, 1954, Redlands, California Vol Year No 57 REDLANDS CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY APRIL 7 1954 Twelve Pages 5 Cents Little Known Attorney May Be Named Counsel Jenkins Tentatively Agrees To Post For Hearing WASHINGTON Karl E Mundt said today an attorney Joe McCarthy never beara has tentatively accepted the Eisenhower Disagrees With H-Bomb Statement Reds Caused Delay On Bomb Says NEW YORK Joseph R McCarthy said last night our nation may well die because ol an in hydrogen French Reinforce Fortress Paratroopers Bolster Defenses Against Reds bomb research which HANOI Indo-China job of counsel of the was caused by Communists in the today Para investigation the nf strong reinforcements into he implied French high command today The Army investigation provided the Senate Investigating Subcommittee Truman is satisfied with his background Although no subcommittee ber would confirm it immediately ti e attorney was believed to be Ray Jenkins of Knoxville Tenn Mundt did not reveal the attorney's name He told newsmen the subcommittee interviewed the prospect this morning and hoped to be able to announce hu pointment late today If there were no Communists in our government why did we delay 1 the besieged fortress of Dien Bien The defenses of the fortress were uvia j t i i j f for IB our research the on the hydrogen he said of tbe DatUe to Our nation may well die because of that delay you who caused join the Red who already possess over- Was it loyal Americans or was ii whelming superiority of numbers traitors in our French reinforcements were The Wisconsin senator said the delay was deliberate and brought ers into the battered fortress as the Reds vt a-a uic UA L i d1 dl Mundt temporary chairman of about even though our sives along the length of the Indo- the subcommittee said the man were day Peninsula in an attempt definitely would not be available after d the were unless we make a further check of his background of the hydrogen bomb Complete Check t He made the charge during a We're led to believe that if we filmed appearance on a CBS tele- could tell him we made a com- program The dme was plete are completely lotted him convinced he'd say Mundt Edward R said The announcement came just one day after the resignation of Samuel P Gears the first man picked as counsel for the televised bomb public hearings Sears a Boston attorney quit under fire yesterday only five days after he was I feverishly pushing their by CBS commentator Murrow to answer a previous attack against McCarthy by Mm row to tie down the French Union troops and make reinforcement of Dien Bien Phu impossible Prepare to Attack French pilots said preparations for a savage new Communist s were spotted on the west side Dien Bien Phu Today's biggest actions erupted in Laos and Cambodia far from McCarthy made no further battered Dien Bien Phu in his statement to the delay His gram had been clays in advance H- Communist forces in Southern television Laos across the Mekong filmed several battling French At the time rs from the was shown he in Tucson with his on a three-day tion Frequently he attacked Murrow land frontier Sharp engagements also were reported in the vital Red River Delta The sudden expansion of the war on new fronts overshadowed for pointed Sears bad told the subcommittee he had taken no stand on Sen McCarthy but 1952 once thai China was de- Stories disclosed that he had to Communism by the praised the senator warmly pack of Communists lying besieged French fortress The subcommittee and its new propagandists including Hie Been Pnu where apparently were friends of Mr Edward R Murrow bered French defenders braced for v ordinarily attack Red I would not take time ments reported pouring southward President Says He Never Heard Of Any WASHINGTON Eisenhower said today that with bis intimate contact with the ic Energy Commission he had never heard of a delay in ment of the hydrogen bomb as charged last night by Sen Joseph R McCarthy The chief executive under news conference questioning also CBS commentator Edward R Murrow as a friend of his Murrow was attacked last night by McCarthy who was responding to an earlier attack made by The President was questioned closely about a statement from Carthy last night that subversion in government had caused an months delay in research on the H-bomb The President answered that he had never heard of any delay No Delay Mentioned Later a reporter suggested that this reply contain an cation of some possibility of in what McCarthy said The President hen said that he was not aware of the content of the McCarthy speech But he added that he had been close to the chairman of the AEC and that the chairman had never mentioned a delay Furthermore the President repeated he had moment the savage struggle j never heard mined to avoid a repetition of the Sears fiasco said Mundt said the attorney was not the important work at hand from tne Red frontier Rains Help French sudden tropical rainstorm well known nationally and the sub- to answer Murrow However in committee had not submitted his tnis ease I fee justified in doing name to McCarthy He said the so because Murrow is a symbol man did not volunteer for the job a and the cleverest of the but was suggested by someone Jackal pack which is always else at the throat of anyone who dares A which which valley in is situated But the Communists uncorked a drenched the Dien Bern Phu The departure of Sears who Communists and traitors m last long enough to get on He said Murrow sponsored in Reds struck unexpectedly the payroll or even discuss finan ces with the subcommittee prob ably will delay for several days the actual sfart of the long awaited to students and the point where Laos to attend indoctrination schools and Thailand meet job which trained headquarters said the propagandists and spies are Communists successfully crossed hearings They had been scheduled Signed to do in foreign countries J Mekong to its right to begin early next week but Mundt He said Murrow followed One Rwt detachment at- said foggy weather may delay the Communist line as laid tacked the post at them a little down by the Daily Local troops and Stung by charges of Worker and the Communist neutral guardsmen have been re Mundt issued a long statement de tailing the subcommittee's ties in obtaining suitable counsel He disclosed that he the and Sen Henry M Jackson D- had even gone Chief Justice Earl Warren with a latest posal that a federal judge be given enee special leave to handle the case Political Affairs He said i sisting the Viet Minn rebel assaults Murrow by his own admission a member of the L W W Industrial Workers of the World for hours the French an- said Supply Line Cut The French also disclosed that after the program and Weather applied for membership Southern Coastal and CBS announced that it Murrow answered McCarthy's Red Soldiers have cut the charges at a news i important supply road running from Saigon northward up the kong's left bank to Vientiane the administrative capital of the little jungle kingdom of Laos They now are in i position to block all vital Mekong River traffic The new Red offensive appeared aimed at tying down all possible in a prepared statement He denied the I W W charge saying that is I was never la member of the I VV W I never sub- intermediate Early fully to the integrity and ing low clouds and fog otherwise responsibility of Mr Murrow as a j French Union forces to prevent mostly sunny Thursday April 7 1954 Highest 70 Lowest 43 ONE YEAR AGO TODAY Highest 63 Lowest 43 broadcaster and as a loyal atV reinforcement ican Murrow said McCarthy's less and unfounded attempt to im- my loyalty is just one more 1 example of his typical tactic of Cub attempting to tie up to Com- says this is a fine anyone who disagrees day in his book with him take it or leave Outlets of CBS received heavy it just as you response to the McCarthy like Sun is gram In New York almost 3000 as can a n d calls were received within a few birds are about to hours CBS said 2012 favored sing heads row and 977 McCarthy off In about In other cities the response as weeks now we reported by CBS was as will oe seeing all San those lovely Carthy 0 Murrow SO of Dien Bien 144 ies at the spring flower show of McCarthy 6 Murrow 69 the society I Los McCarthy Jimmy says that next Murrow 949 day folks will go to the polls and choose three councilmen from en men They are all good and true and James is going leu be interested the choice of the people The three the L Putnam Mayor Hugh Folkins and Martin Van Diest serve a lot of thanks for their hard LOS ANGELES Mrs Receives Honor CHICAGO Moller Gilbreth 76 will be honored night as the world's greatest man A commission representing five engineering groups chose her for the profession's highest honor the Washington Mrs Gilbreth heroine of the book Cheaper by the is the first woman to receive the award Ex- President Herbert Hoover won it when it was first presented in 1919 Reporter Easily Smuggles Mock A-Bomb Over Border I had er for a Los Angeles was newspaper work Arthur Godfrey i naa today it was ridiculously ways heard that for seme in show business there are only for hlm to 10 lm two cities in the United Station baby across the the Lockheed Aircraft plant in Burba nk at the Los Angeles In- airport the Los les harbor and two and er dams in this area Hughes said the mock bombs New York and Hollywood I didn't Mexican and plant them in two feet long with a bore diameter believe it until one night I California defense centers and three guys come out of the Stork thickly populated areas club in New York to get into their Reporter Sid Hughes of the Los of two inches were on the back seat of his auto when he the Mexican border into the United car and drive to where Angeles Mirror said the mock States at Tijuana He said a they lived They started to pile bombs at this moment are inspector didn't look at the in the front seat when one chap cten at Hoover Dam on the during a 48 second held back and Let me sit on rado River on San Francisco's tion but merely asked him where the outside I get out first i Golden Gate and Bay bridges at be was born Meanwhile two members of the Atomic Energy Com- expressed similar cism about McCarthy's charge that H-bomb development was deliberately held up for 18 months Friend of Mur raw Both Rep Melvin Price and Rep James E Van Sandt said if McCarthy has any evidence to support his charge he should be called before the con- gressional Atomic Committee to present it On the subject of Murrow Mr Eisenhower was asked to comment generally on the radio and tele- vision commentator's loyalty and patriotism The President said he had known Murrow for many years and con- him a friend in the profession Over the years the President continued during World War II in London he ways thought of Murrow as a friend Chairman W Sterling Cole NY of the Atomic gy Com- said that there was nothing necessarily sinister about what McCarthy described as an 18 months delay in research on the H-bomb Comment Cole conceded that we took a long time in deciding to go ahead with but said that does not mean there was anything sinister In Kansas City Mo former President Truman who gave the go-ahead to build the H-bomb in 1950 said the order was issued as soon as the scientists were ready to go to work Mr Truman had no comment on McCarthy's implication that work on the H-bomb may have been de- layed for IS months because of Communists in the government Air Nafl Guard Put On Ready To Go Basis The Air National Guard has been put on a ready to go basis and could get some of its air defense squadrons into action against a threatened attack within 45 utes Congress has been advised The House Armed Services Com- made public testimony to this effect as it began secret ings on a new military construction program much of ii Beared to a tighter continental de- tense against atomic attacks The developments pointed up official concern over how best to ward off a possible air assault on this country President Eisenhower has said this isn't likely but that Russian leaders could touch off war in a fit nf ness or through miscalculations Cobalt Bomb Can Be Made Says Dispatch 400 One Ton Bombs Annihilate Alt Life On Earth NEW YORK The most deadly weapon yet conceived by man which could annihilate all life on earth can now be made successfully a dispatch in the New York Times said today The cobalt bomb a hydrogen bomb encased in a cobalt shell passed from the realm of the theoretical during the recent drogen blasts at the Eniwetok proving grounds in tbe Pacific New York Times science writer William L Lawrence said in a story in the Times The story said the explosion of a cobalt bomb would produce a radioactive cloud 320 times more powerful than radium The cloud carried by prevailing winds could travel thousands of miles ing all life in its path Path of Death a Prof Harrison Brown nuclear chemist at tbe California Institute ol Technology said if a cobalt bomb were set off 1000 miles west of California the radioactive dust would reach California in about a day and New York in four or five days killing most as it traverses the ing to the newspaper the Times quoted Brown the Western powers could explode bombs on a north-south line about the tude of Prague would destroy all life within a strips 1500 miles wide extending from Leningrad to Odessa and 3000 miles deep from Prague to the Ural Such an attack would produce a scorched earth unprecedented in Brown told the paper Lifeless World The recent hydrogen tests at Eniwetok virtually proved that the cobalt bomb can be made by any power possessing the how of the hydrogen bomb The cobalt bomb simply stated is a hydrogen bomb encased in cobalt instead of steel Prof Leo Szilard of the sity of Chicago told the Times that 400 cobalt bombs would release enough ex all life on earth EXPLOSIVE REMARKS President Dwight Ef sen dower toft and Lewis L Atomic Energy Commission chairman shown ing a recent discussion on the H-Bomb both headlines with statements on the bomb today Mr Strauss announced the third in tbe current series of hydrogen weapons tests in the Pacific had been carried out while Mr Eisenhower ordered production of Atomic weapons increased Won't Accept Mere Words At Geneva Says Eisenhower WASHINGTON UP Eisenhower said today tbe United States will go as far as prudence will allow in seeking a negotiated agreement with the Communists on Asia but will not accept mere words at the Geneva Conference The chief executive told his news conference he could not say exactly what the United States will do in the Indo-China crisis or other Asian matters because these things are being discussed now with the leaders of Congress and friends in the Mr Eisenhower said he knew his own convictions on what he would do but until Congress and the lies have reached an agreement it Bent on Seeks To Revive Feud With McCarthy NEW YORK Sen William Benton has of- to give Sen Joseph E Carthy the names of 2000 ses who believe his charge of fraud and deceit against the Wisconsin Republican On March 5 McCarthy withdrew a two million dollar libel and der suit against Benton because his attorneys could not find where in tbe United States anyone who would testify he believed Benton had said McCarthy sued Benton in 1952 after Benton had waived immunity and charged Carthy with practicing calculated fraud and deceit on the U S ate and on the people of the country Benton said in a statement last night his office has been flooded with unsought and unrequited ters telegrams and newspaper coupons and petitions from teer witnesses Tornadoes Stroke Midwest States By UNITED PRESS Two tornadoes struck today in Wisconsin and another was sighted in Michigan The Weather Bureau issued nado warnings for Southern igan and Northern Ohio and ana The twister breeding weather occurred as a cold front bore down from the north Strong winds swept the tas and a special cold wave ing was issued for north and west portions of Minnesota tonight In Wisconsin two tornadoes skipped across the southwestern section of the state in Iowa ty A farm woman was injured when a tree blew into her house Damage to farm buildings was re- ported near Avoca Highland and Dodgeville Wis Knight Signs Budget Into Law SACRAMENTO UP Gov Goodwin J Knight signed into law today the state get which he said would mit the state government to serve its people well and economically The budget required no new or higher taxes even though it ed anticipated revenues by about 82 million dollars The difference was made up by the use of surplus operating funds and by dipping in- to reserves Knight signed the in the same form as it came from the Legislature although the total was about more than be ashed The governor has the con- power to reduce or nate budget Items Knight noted the legislature had added to his strict economy get a two million dollar item for a loan to Los Angeles County for establishment of a small boat bor and recreation area at Play a Del Rey In this Knight said the proposal is merely for an ad- vance of state funds so tbe ect may be begun and qualified for federal participation I also understand that the pro posal is for a self-sustaining ect which in the long run will not require permanent expenditure of slate and local tax funds Knight said also that a to match local funds for construction of a sea wall to remedy serious damage at do Beach was approved with the understanding that this wilt afford a permanent remedy and the local units of government will bear all future expense of maintenance and repair would stultify the negotiations now going on to try to establish the course of action to be taken Decisions to In a lengthy discussion of the Far Eastern situation Mr hower repeated that the of Russian domination of the area would be incalculable to the free world Time after time he insisted that impossible to say what ture actions Might be taken He said it is a matter which must not be handled by one nation alone but calls for concerted decisions Secretary of State John Foster Dulles meanwhile called for dom loving nations to express a united will to keep the from dominating Southeast Asia Dulles told the Republican men's Centennial Conference here that the Indo-China and Southeast Asia area is extremely important Confident of Peace Dulles said the U.S purpose is not to get into a war but to keep out of a war He said he is dent and of success j The new discussions by Dulles and Mr Eisenhower came amid signs that neither Britain nor France is in any great rush to join in a general warning to Red China against intervention in In- Speaking slowly and clearly to emphasize his remarks the dent expressed confidence that the United States as a whole Congress and the executive branch are ready to move just as far as prudence will allow to reach an agreement on Asiatic problems Some Democratic senators gested yesterday in Senate debate on the Indo-China situation that Mr Eisenhower should report sonally to Congress on the Far East crisis The idea was put forward by Sen Henry M Jackson D- Wash and was endorsed promptly by Sen J William Fulbright D- a member of the Senate For- eign Relations committee But the suggestion was not touched on at Mr Eisenhower's news conference 12 Policemen 10 Students Injured In Egypt ALEXANDRIA Egypt UP Twelve policemen and 10 students were injured yesterday when lice put down a student stration against ttie Revolutionary Council Police said 41 students were ar- rested The clash took place on the Alexandria University campus Employment Picture Looks Encouraging Says President WASHINGTON Eisenhower reported today the un- employment cycle shows very signs of flattening out He also told his news conference he finds other day-to-day sources of encouragement in the economic picture Government economists said ord high new construction so far this year was the most favorable economic sign since the business decline started last summer The government reported last night construction rose to a record 000 for the first three months of this year about 100 millions more than for the same period in boom 1953 Mr Eisenhower said that while the American economy a static thing he finds ment in March employment and unemployment figures employment rose in March Unemployment increased by about the same figure to cancel each other These figures the President said reflect a very definite flattening out of the curve in unemployment Provides Data Of Great Import Says Strauss Eisenhower Orders Increased Production Of Atomic Weapons WASHINGTON UP man L of the Atomic Energy Commission dis- closed today President his ordered greatly increased production of atomic weapons including WASHINGTON ic Energy Commission announced today that it has successfully ried out the third in its current series of hydrogen weapons tests in the Pacific The announcement said the ex- plosion was set off yesterday at the proving ground in the Marshall Islands It produced information of great importance to national de- AEC Chairman Lewis L Strauss said The announcement came shortly after President Eisenhower said at bis weekly news conference that tbe United States is making H- bombs about as big as it intends to The President said he knows of no reason to make the already capable of knocking out a metropolis any bigger than it is The inference is that ic the ent tests the AEC is sticking not more powerful weapons but more efficient end more deliverable ones Yesterday's explosion brought to at least 57 the number of nuclear blasts since the birth of atomic nine years ago The brief announcement did not say it was a thermonuclear explosion But Strauss his White House statement a week ago referred to the mental program as a test series of thermonuclear weapons Congressional sources said the first of the series detonated March 1 liberated violence comparable to 12 to 14 million tons of TNT No reliable estimates have been made public of the power of the second shot on March 26 Some congressional sources said it was smaller than the first one others said it was larger Three Killed As Hits Truck Two Other Wanes GEORGE AFB Calif Air Force Sarbe jet veered out of control moments after takeoff killing three men ing i truck and two other planes and seriously burning five men The jet fighter crashed while taking off for its home base ilton Atr Force Base Calif Officials identified the dead as 2nd Lt Joseph D Young 22 the pilot Oklahoma City James C Flower Victorville Calif and Flagler Beach Fla and Carl Case a civilian assistant fire chief Big Bear Calif Flower and Case were assigned to a truck which the plane struck before crashing into a jet trainer and a 329 bomber The bomber was reported aged The injured men who bad been working on the trainer and the bomber were treated for serious burns at tbe base Russ Questioned Kidnaped Gl's About A-Bomb FULDA Germany U S soldiers kidnaped and held over- night by Bus si an invaders said today their Soviet captors them aboil t the atomic bomb before setting them free Sgt William J Young 22 Ro- chester Mills Pa and Pvt Luther G Woods 27 Winona W Va said tbe Reds also tried to them to stay ID Soviet many or take a nice trip to Moscow Young and Woods ware by five heavily Russians on tbe Iron Curtain border near here Monday and held hours Eisenhower Ploys Golf WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower went to the Tree dub today for lunch and a round of golf
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