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   Tucson Daily Citizen (Newspaper) - August 19, 1953, Tucson, Arizona                              MOSSADEGH FALLS TEHRAN troops loyal to the Shah overthrew Premier Mohammed Mossadegh in a bloody coup today and besieged him in his burning home shout ing for his death Desperate guards ringing the home of the premier killed many of the attackers with machine guns in a bat tle that was still raging at dusk It was reported that Mossadeghs firebrand Foreign Minister Hussein Fatemi had been cut to pieces by an infuriated mob At least 50 persons had been killed and more than 100 wounded in street battles between the forces of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi who had fled to Rome after the failure of one abortive coup and supporters of Mossa degh The city resounded with cannon and machine gun fire Mobs stormed the Tehran prison and released sup porters of the Shah ProMossadegh newspaper plants were set afire Eeports from the provinces said army garrisons mu tinied against Mossadegh seized control of cities and pro claimed loyalty lo the 33yearold monarch Fazlollah Zahedi whom the Shah had named premier at the start of the abortive coup early Sunday returned from hiding and assumed control In Rome the Shah confirmed Zahedi as head of a Premier Escapes Mob TEHRAN Iran Mohammed Mossa degh overthrown by Iranian troops loyal to the Shah escaped from his burning home tonight as besieging forces broke into it new constitutional government and said he was wait ing word to fly home to Tehran Zahedi proclaimed martial law and imposed a 10 pm curfew until further notice He broadcast over Radio Tehran an outline of his justice improvement of the lot of the working man and a higher standard of living It was reported Zahedi had ordered the air force to bomb Mossadeghs sprawling palatial Tiome unless he surrendered The Shah fled Iran during the week end when Mossadeghs guards frustrated an earlier attempt by army elements loyal to the Shah to remove him from power Genera Gazlollah Zahedi appointed premier by the Shah prior to the frustrated weekend coup detat spoke over thenational radio early this afternoon He outlined the political program of his regime whichhe said will raise the standard of living of the population and insure social justice If the buster of Mossadegh can be made to stick Irans twoyearold dispute with Britain over the ex propriated and nationalized properties of the billion dol lar AngloIranian Oil Co probably will be speedily settled Stock of the AngloIranian Oil Co went up imme diately on the London Exchange when reports of Mos sadeghs ouster became known THE WEATHER Scattered clouds Continued warm 2 pm US Weather Bureau Table Plge 22 Unofficial noon sun Sports Financial FINAL VOL LXXXI NO 198 TUCSON ARIZONA WEDNESDAY EVENING AUGUST 19 1953 DIAL 25855 FIVE PAGES Latin America May Swing UN Wells photo OLIVER UUACHMAN Publicity ROBERT SALVATIERRA denied Salva tierra Says Publicity No Aim By CHARLES HOFFMAN Robert Salvatierra Jr member of Tucson public school board who last night received a verbal spanking from Oliver Drachman board president said today he was not seeking publicity as charged Salvatierra who received a severe verbal criticism regarding a story in last Mon days Citizen in which he charg ed the schools with having a no good system ofchecks and controls and callfjd for a re view of its procedures said to day Under no circumstances am I seeking publicity The taxpayers elected me to a position of trustee and 1 am trying to do the best job possible THU TAXPAYERS will agree that the article In the Citizen was the forerunner to the immediate reorganization of the schools business office procedure This matter was first brought to the boards attention by me at its June rneoting but no action CIO UIIMU 9 At last nights meeting Drach y make a motion that they not buy anything before asking for bids YOU SAID Go ahead its a good idea Three hours later at a board meeting was I the one who suggesed that we buy on bids No it was Mr Morrow Who tipped him off that J told you This brought aground of laugh ter from the audience estimat ed at more than 40 people after which Salvatierra continued You said Why didnt you present these to me first I said At this point Drachman said When you asked me if I tipped Mr Morrow off what did I tell ian told the board he was stunned when he saw the article in the paper He said It was nol what was said but the way It was done Drachman read the Citizens story before it was published and was asked for his comments on it He had no comment to make describing it as a vicious article His no comment answer to gether with those of other school officials was published in a sep arate story with Salvatierras charges He told Salvatierra that he felt it was improper to run down to the paper to make statements be fore they come up at a board meeting and said he didnt know whether Salvatierra was inter ested in publicity or wanted to get his name in the paper DRACHMAN stressed the fact that he was not criticizing what Salvatierra had said pointing out that he felt ihat many of the things he had said were correct but felt that Salvatierras action was Improper and out of order Drachman then cited Alex Ja come a member of the state board of regents present at last nights meeting as an example He said cant imagine him should he feelthat the university business office was not run right running dowri to the newspaper and say ing it was not being run properly He would take it up at the board meeting with other members of the board and straighten it out In renlv 4Salvatierra said that he did not run down to the paper but that the reporter came to and asked my thoughts on what prompted me to prepare those charts was referring to the business office reorganiza tion he had presented at an earlier meeting Silvatlerra said Now if you recall some time railed to vour attention the fact that the schools were buying items without asking for told you I vas goliy to You said you didnt tip Mor row off Salvatierra replied 1 said What difference does Drachman said Salvatierra then declared I said I was going to make the mo tion and someone else made it for me WHO MADE the motion Drachman asked I guess I did Salvatierra said Then you should be happy Drachman said See School Page 6 President Has Busy Day In New York BULLETIN NEW Eisenhower hascalled for ail action committee to deal with the problem of discrimination in employment on government contracts ViccPresideht Rich ard Nixon said today Seven members of the government contractcommittee took the oath In Elsenhowers presence in the WaldorfAstoria hotel today 4 NEW YORK UR President Eisenhower held highlevel politi cal today on topics ranging from the projected Ko rean conference to the New York mayoralty campaign in a oneday stand in New York The chief executive interrupted his vacation schedule of golfing and troutfishing in Colorado to fly here this morning to confer with government officials and leaders of the state and city Re publican organizations HE ALSO will register to vote in the mayoralty election and dedicate a housing project as a gesture of respect to his old friend Bernard Baruch After breakfast hour meetings with Louis L Strauss chairman of the atomic energy commission C D Jackson his psychological warfare expert and United Na tions Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr Mr Eisenhower presided at the first meeting of a new fed eral committee to eliminate dis crimination THE PRESIDENT was reported to have discussed strategy for clinching a decisive UN vote for a restricted far eastern political conference in his unscheduled meeting with Lodge Strauss and Jackson him on the latest developments in the eastwest race for atomic superiority since So viet premier Malenkovs an nouncement that Russia has a lydrogen bomb Before lunch the Presidentheld a series of interviews with New York Republican bigwigs includ ing J Russell Sprague national GOP committeemari William L Pfeiffer state Republican chair man and Harold Riegelman who ias Mr Eisenhowers blessingas Republican candidate for mayor n the Nov 3 citywide elections Confused With Murderer FBI Quizzes Vagrant Here tattered newspaper clipping relating the daring es cape of his convicted a moving train last year put 31yearold transient David Kenneth Taylor onthe griddle early today Deputy Kenneth Sturgeon brought D K Taylor in for LATE SPORTS By Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE NEW YOBK Jim McDonalds fourhit pitching and Yogi Berras 23rd homer of the year today gave the leagueleading New York Yankees a 20 victory over the Washington Senators Berra hit his horiicr in the fourth inning GH McDongald drove In the other run in the fifth with a single WASHINGTONooo ooo o 4 o NEW YORK 000 HO 2 4 I Sima Dlxon 8 and Grasso McDonald and Berra York Bcrra CLEVELAND 000 lit DETROIT 020 00 Wynn and Hogan Hocft and Batts Wynn 5th none Westlake 4tb none ST LOUIS 000 002 CHICAGO 000 000 Paige and Courtney Pierce and Lollar PHILADELPHIA 000 202 00 BOSTON 100 200 30 Bishop Martin 7 and Astroth Flowers Kinder 8 White Zernial 4th one on and 6th none Rob inson 6th none Boston Williams 7thone NA1IONAL LEAGUE MILWAUKEE 000 11 CINCINNATI 200 00 Spahn and Crandall Nnxhall and Semlnlclc Kluszcwsk 1st one NEW 005 000 0 103 000 OL Grissoni WUhelm 3 and Wcsrirum Meyer Mllliken 4 and Canipanclla Walker York Thompson 3rd two Pittsburgh at Philadelphia and Chicago at St Louis both night games starting pitchers nage IT Storms Skirt City All Night were willing to share But why must The mountains get rain We the dust Scotty We got more than dust out of those thunderstorms that skirted the city all nightlong little lightning too fjyeHgtya fire department answerfldV two fire calls after lightning1 struck a tree on Sen tinal street and a house at 2327 E Firstst Damage was minor Themountains got mostof the rain 05 inch was recorded atthe airport The 104 degree temperature yesterday set a new record for the date Thun derstorms droppedthe early morningtemperature to 77 de grees Yuma kpptup the good work with a high of 112 and a socalled low of 86 degrees Hughes Plant Again Goes OnTaxRMls The multimillion dollar guided missile plant operated by the Hughes Aircraft Co eight miles south of Tucson is back on the Pimacounty tax rolls for 1953 County Assessor Leo J Finch today filed an orderwith the board of supervisors placing the plant on rolls year and upping the valuation ap proximately 10 per cent New valuation on the plant is listed at 82930000 exclusive of the land usedvas plant site Main reason for theyaluaUon increase he saidwasthe addition of the plant cafeteria which was not finishedlast year when the plant was taxed for the first time THE PLANT was built in 1951 at a reported cost of The assessment is based on a valuation of approximately 25 to 30 per cent ofthe value Finch admitted that the most ofthe valuation was pure guess work since his staff had never teen permitted to appraise the plant The 1953 tax bill is figured at Last years taxes on the Hughes plant are still delinquent and have been the subject of numerous conferences in the past Few months The company claims ihey transferred ownership of the plant to the federal govern ment on Dec 31 1951 and there ore the plant is taxfree since it s owned by the federal govern ment FIXCH CONTENDS that no transfer deed has been recorded showing government ownership of the plant arid thre taxes are due from the Hughes company County Atty Morris K Udall has asked Atty Gen Ross Jones for an opinion on the question of taxes and this opinion is expected shortly The plant was valued last year Finch at and the axes were set at ex of the land This tax bill s now over the 5200000 figure because of penalties and interest vagrancy shortly after midnight last night when he spotted him walking along Miracle Mile suit case in hand In the mans possession was a clipping datelined Birmingham Ala Sept 1 no Tt related the details of David Taylors flight from custody as he was being transported into Birming ham FBI agents here questioned Da vid K Taylor this morning and he said he merely kept the clipping because of tha similarity in names IT WAS FINALLY established that the two David different men through a finger print comparison with an FBI card in city police files Subsequently the Associated in Birmingham reported that David Dallas Taylor 25 was rearregted in Chicago by FBI agentslast May and is now await ing federal grand jury indict ment for unlawful flight Sgt Kenneth Yeazell Tucson police identificationofficer com pared the transients fingerprints with those on David Dallas Tay lors wanted card and estab lished that they could not be the same man D TAYLOR had bVen con victed of second degree murder and was serving a 20yearsen terlce when he jumped off the train in Alabama iast year He had accumulated sentences totalling 34years for slaying a guard during a mass prison break in 1951 and for grand larceny forgery arid petty larceny As for David K Taylor he re mained in the countyjail and of ficers indicated they would seek a vagraocy complaint against him If he pleads guiltyto the misdemeanor charge the normal sentence is 15 days Laniel Holds His Ground PARIS flJR Premier Joseph Laniels cabinet approved emer gency measures to prevent threats to public order by Frances 2000 000 strikers today and upheld his decision hot to negotiate with them until they go back to work The action was taken at a full dress cabinet meetingwith Presi dent Vincent Auriol presiding de spite a demand by a powerful group in the cabinet that Laniel retreat from a tootough stand Emergency measures being tak en by the government in the be lief that Communist labor union leaders may order their men into the streets to riot include the massing of tanks paratroopers infantry and antiriot police in the Paris area Lodge Seeks Aid To Beat Russian Plan UNITED NATIONS N United States sought Latin Americansupport today to clinch a decisive United Nations vote in favor of its plan for a restrictec Far Eastern political conference The U S plan was virtual li assured of the Russian proposalscertain of de feat If the 20 LatinAmerican countries would support the stand taken by U S Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr The Russian proposals were advanced yesterday during the first full day of debate on setting up the conference They advo cated that the Soviet Union and India be cut in on the Korean peace conference LODGE PROMPTLY rejected the proposal as a sleazy maneu ver The Soviet proposals were in direct competition to a series 01 resolutions offered by th UN allies in Korea Diplomats soughtacompromise between opposing and Rus sian plans for the composition of the conference and between vary ing viewpoints of the U S and its western allies on the member ship scope of the parley AS A RESULT Brazils Joao Carlos Muniz chairman of the 60 nation political committee can celled this mornings session but promised a meeting of the full group at 3 pm whether or not there were diplomats ready to speak on the issue Lodge met with delegates from the 20 LatinAmerican countries this morning If he could per suade them to back the U S position he would be assured of enough votes to prevent a two thirds vote required in the as sembly plenary session to invite to the conference countries whose presence there is not Acceptable to Washington Business Has Top Summer busi ness is enjoying its best summer ever the department of commerce says A department report yesterday included these figures Steel and automobile production were at near record rates in July A record for any threemonth pe riod of manufacturers sales was set when such sales in June re mained above the 26 billion dollar evel Unemployment In July was the owest for the monthsince World War million persons However the department also said neworders continued to fall off in June to a level five billions below last Septembers peak and nventories continued to increase State Polio Toll Mounts Over 1952 has had a total of 187 polio cases reported since Jan i the state department of public health said today compared with 111 on the same date last year Dr Clarence G Salsbury state health director said there were 372 polio cases in the state in 1952 and 28 deaths French Threaten To Quit UN If Asi anArab Plea Heard threatened today to Tvalk out of the United Nations If that body hears the AsianArab bloc complaint against French rule in Morocco A foreign office spokesman said France refuses to consider that the subject is within the competenceof the United Na tions and that should the tvations act in the case France is decided to go very far This means the Official said that France could take at attitude similar to that voiced by U S Sen William Knowland on the question of the admission of Red China to the U is to get out INAGAIN With news of todays ouster of Premier Mossadegh it seems the Shah and Queen of Iran shown here in Borne may soon be heading home again The pair fled Iran Sunday when an earlier revolt failed to unseat the aged premier My People Are Faithful Shah Trembles As He Gets News BULLETIN ROME Mo hammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran saidtodayhe will return tohls homeland as soon as order is restored in the riotturn capi tal ROME UR The Shah of Iran his voice and hands trembling with emotion said today 90 per cent of his coun trys who is not a faith ful to him If there is any justice in this world the Shah said 1 have faith in returning to Iran In of Romesswank Excelsior 33yearold monarch who arrived here in exile from his homeland yester day was shown United Press reports on the proroyalist riot ing in Tehran He seized themeagerly and his hands trembled as he read them Then in a voice that almost broke with emotion the Shah said This is all news to me hut I knew that 90 per cent pf the populationis faithful tome I havealwaysbeen sure of it The Shahcontinued Every body who is not a Communist is faithful Record Number Of PWs Freed UN Denies Brutalities PANM13NJOM Communists freed a record num ber of prisoners today and heard a harsh denial of their charges that the United Nations had given brutal treatment to Red captives A few hours after the 15th clay of Operation Big Switch ended allied members of the prisoner re patriation commission told their Communist counterparts the U N had used only minimum force against unruly prisoners Minimum force was used only because prisoners failed to con duct themselves as disciplined sol diers Col L C Friedersdorff told the Reds He said nontoxic Irritants had been used to stop disturbances THE COMMUNISTS released 450 prisoners including 75 more Americans as Operation Big witch went into its third week Altogether 1260 Americans have been released and the Reds have promised to release 60 more to Tiorrow There was no indication that Friedersdorff had pressed de mands for assurances from the ommunists that they will return all prisoners including those jailed for crimes Secret Camp Group Kept PWs In Line FREBDOM VILLAGE Korea secret organization of prisoners sometimes persuaded American prisoners who showed signs of swinging over to the Communists to change their minds a soldier freed by the Reds today said Friedersdorff charged however that Communist members of the jojnt Red Cross teams operating in South Korea have tried to ex ceed their authority He asked the Communists to instruct their teams to stay with in the bounds of their duties MAJOR GEN Blackshear M Bryan senior U N delegate on the military armistice commis sion had delivered a note to the Reds last Friday demanding as surances captives would be returned been hope that the Communists would reply at the meeting Wednesday See Prisoners Page 4 Health Accident Insurance Hit UR Arizona hospital official made a plea to the senate banking and insurance committee today for legislation to remedy a situation in which hos pitals are not being paid on in surance policies of patients Guy Hanners superintendent of Good Samaritan hospital and sec retary of the state hospital asso ciation listed things he said were particularly disturbing to the hos pital association He said that hospitals are con cerned with the fact that too many insurance companies writ ing health and accident policies put too many ifs and ands in the policy so that the hospitals dont know exactly just what coverage the patient has Tucson Tonight Tomorrow Gorgeous George Mildred Burke and The Masked all on tonights professional wrestling card here Open to the public TONIGHT softbal tourna ment Santa Rita park vs Un knowns city baseball Estevan park At pm Elm Street Sharks vs Carrillo Sluggers PM Three professional wrestling bouts Tucson Sports Center West Congress street TOMOKKOW 10 AM5 rocks and animalson display at Arizona Sonora Desert museum near Old Tucson in Tucson Mountain park Softball tourna ment Santa Rita park Co vs Krueger Air Conditioners city baseball Estevan park At pim Alianzalodge1 Vs Spanish Americanclub Index America holds fight rein on Chiang Kaisheks plans for Invasion Page 28 Telephone strikes in mid west grow in intensity Page 4 Navajo leader applauds new uranium mill In area Page 8 Guest editorial writer R W F Schmidt sees Tucsons future in the air Page 12 1 Tack Underwood on hunting and fishing Page 17 Your Fat Bov diet Page 24 Ariz Album 12 Financial 22 ComicB 2 Meetings 22 Crossword 23 Radio TV 20 Editorials 12 Sports 1713 Womens 1415   

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