Tucson Daily Citizen, August 12, 1957

Tucson Daily Citizen

August 12, 1957

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Tucson Daily Citizen (Newspaper) - August 12, 1957, Tucson, Arizona CLOUDY Mild Temp at 2 pm91 Noon sun temp94 UCSfttt THOMAS AEDlSON STACT6D TO r 7 89JO 105W15K17 I3W2P21 222324 2526272829 30 51 S 6 7 BUILP THE FKSTPHOWOSEAPH AT MEWLO PAEK NEW JEBSEY VOL 85 NO 192 TODAYS NEWS TODAY TUCSON ARIZONA MONDAY EVENING AUGUST 12 1957 MAin 25855 10 32 PAGES HAPPY REUNION ENDS AS 79 Wirephoto NEW TYPE DANISH ROLLS Rocking and rolling Danish leather jackets stopped traffic outside a movie house in Copenhagen until the riot squad rocked several of them with night sticks and took 25 of the spirited youths off to jail The demonstration occurred after the group came out of a theater showing the American movie Rock Around The Clock ExPal Says Dio Wanted To Be Honest Union Man WASHINGTON un Anthony Doria onetime pal of racketeer Johnny Dio in the labor movement described Dio today as a frus trated mSn who sought to become an honest labor leader but so ciety wouldnt let him And Doria testified to the Sen ate Rackets Investigating Commit tee Dio himself has told him with in recent weeks that he had nothing to do with the acid blinding of labor columnist Victor Riesel Dio had opportunity last week to give the senators his own ver sion of what he aimed to do and what he has done But he pleaded thc Fifth Amendment to all major questions saying his answers might tend to incriminate Dio is also under indictment on copspiracy charges in the blinding last year of Riesel Doria said he visited Dios home recently and asked the racketeer about the Riesel case and got the answer that the charge is abso lutely a farce He knows nothing about it Doria added He said he didnt ask whether Dio knows who was responsible lor dashing searing acid into Rie sels eyes and that Dio suggstcd no names to him Doria said he personally has been contacted four times by FBI agents questioning him about the case and thatthis has convinced him there is no evidence against Johnny Dio Doria was until last March secretarytreasurer of the Allied Industrial Workers Union former ly the old AFL United Auto Work ers Union AFLCIO Rejects Its Own Union CHICAGO The AFL Executive Council today refused to recognize a union of its own Doria left the union under pres sure Questions as to his fitness to hold union office had been raised in the AFLCIO partly be cause of Dorias associations with Dio There was testimony last week that Doria agreed to resign on condition that the union pay him and give him a Cadillac car He has been paid and contends the union still owes him Doria said he is now a resident of Encino Calif and is helping develop mining properties in Ari zona Doria told the senators how Dio took over local 102 of the UAW AFL sometime after 1952 when the local was chartered for a drive to organize New York City taxi drivers It is that local which the rack ets committee has produced tes timony to show became a nest of hoodlums which fanned out into a series of Teamsters locals es pecially chartered to elect a man 800034 Budget Set V For County Pima Countys budget for the 195758 fiscal year was adopted in final form by the Board of Supervisors today picked by James R Hoffa mid west boss ot thcTeamsters Un ion to control Teamster affairs in the New York City area The committee was an alliance and Dio aimed contends there between Hotfa at enhancing Hoffas power on the East Coast Hoffa now appears in line to succeed Dave Back as interna tional president of the Teamsters Dio a dapper mobster now awaiting sentencing on a shake down charge refused to tell the senators last week whether he and Doria were friends Dio said the answer to that and mary other questions might incriminate him Doria was among 30 witnesses called by the committee to testi fy in this weeks round of hear ings Robert F Kennedy com mittee counsel said about hdlf of them were associates of Dio or persons who he said were used by associates of the New York racketeer There is also a possibility that Hoffa may take the witness chair late in the week Rescue Halts In Alps One Climber Saved Three Left For Dead GRINDELWALD huge rescue operation for a group of Alpinists trapped on the north wall of the Eiger Mountain was officially abandoned today The only survivor among the four climbers Claudio MORE OF THE SAME Showers in the morning Showers at night Here come the skeeters And how they bite Its thesame old story from the few clouds scattered showers and no im portant change in tem era toes The mercury stayed down to a reasonable 96 degrees yesterday and showers pelted the east side One gauge in the Ft Lowell area regis tered 32 of an inch but only a trace was reported at the airport by the weather bur eau The low this morning was a pleasant 75 degrees and a sim ilar reading is expected to night Rayburn Rules Out Gas Bill WASHINGTON Speaker Sam Rayburn today ruled out any House action this year on a controversial bill to relax federal controls over producer prices for Natural gas Rayburn an advocate of the legislation said it would have a much better chance of House approval next if 1958 is an election it would this late in the 1957 session Adoption of the budget pegs the county tax rate per of assessed valuation The budget adopted today is lower than the tentative ijUugci auOpicu uy LuC wOSTu ouiy 15 A decrease of million in the assessed valuation of the Ameri can Smelting Refining Cos Sil verbell Mjne is responsible for CHICAGO The AFLCIO I the drop The reduction was ordered last week by the State Board of employes Federation President George Meany announced at a news con ference that the council would resist attempts of a union formed by AFLCIO organizers to get a collective bargaining contract He made the announcement at a con ference after the opening of a fourday council meeting at the Drake Hotel Sec HOUSECLEANING Page 26 672 Million Employed U S employment climbed to an all time high of 672 million last Equalization It reduced the amount of rev enue that the public works funds 38ccnt levy and the county roads 25cent levy will return because ff both are based on the total as sessed valuation Total assessed valuation this year is Last year the tax rate was set on an as sessed valuation of million Previous estimates had placed this years assessed valuation at I However sharp re ductions by the State Tax Com mission in the valuation of copper mining properties is the principal factor in the lower than expected total The drop has been blamed on lower copper prices Thc total county tax levy this year amounts to as compared to for last year Included in the budget adopted Corti of Lecco Italy arrived at the Eiger Glacier funicular station on a stretcher at 4 He was to be taken to Interlake Hospital by special train The 90 volunteers from seven na tions who took part in the rescue operation were ordered off the mountain by rescue chief Peter Frei who said the three other member of the group were un doubtedly dead The four climbers have been on the mountain since Aug 3 and became trapped on the steep face two or three days after they started the climb Blizzards halted rescue opera tions yesterday afternoon and to day after Corti had been lifted 1200 feet to the summit by a brave Alpinist swinging at the end of a winchoperated cable To go down the wall in this much snow would be suicidal folly that would help no one a guide said No lives will be risked in order to bring dead men down from the north wail Frei told a tense group of guides and Alpinists at the glacier station Air and telescope observations of the other Italian trapped on the wall Stcffano Longhi 44 also of Lccco left no doubt that he died of exhaustion and exposure during the night He had been injured by a rock fall earlier and remained suspended at the end of a rope some 300 feet below the other three since Thursday He was seen hanging face down covered by snow and motionless all day today His body may re main hanging there as long as the rope holds his weight The two German members of the group Guenther Nothdurft 27 and Goetz Meier 26 apparent ly left the ledge they shared with Corti early yesterday morning in a desperate attempt to make their own way to thc top All trace of them has been lost There was one last slim hope that they might have worked their way to the side of the wall to a cabin known as the Mittelegi hut A party of guides reached the hut this afternoon but returned with out finding any trace of the two men Frei said There is only one conclusion Asked whether this conclusion was that they were both dead he shrugged his shoulders and said Work it out for yourself HEARS OF PLANE CRASH Mary Arbuckle of Toronto waiting at the airport for her sister Mrs Albert Blacker to return from a European vacation breaks into tears when told the plane carrying 79 persons had CONFIDENTIAL TESTIMONY Affair With Gable Used To Get Story LOS ANGELES former editor of Confidential Magazine said today that actress Francesca De Scaffa told him she had an affair with Clark Gable while acting as Hollywood informer for the scandal magazine Rushmore said Miss De Scaffa former wife of actor Bruce Cabot told him that thc alleged affair occured while she was getting in formation on a story on Josephine Dillon Gables first wife The former editor told of Miss De Scaffas reported revelation while under cross examination in the criminal libel trial of Confi dential and Whisper magazines Defense Atty Arthur J Crow ley had asked Rushmore if he knew whether Miss De Scaffa was sleeping with men to get information for stories I dont know Rushmore re plied What Would You Do With Him tabloid Daily Sketch came up today with a new one in the prizegiving race among London newspapers The paper announced its new prize would be a man The Sketch published the picture of a handsome 49 yearold former army major Chris Powell and an nounced Win this man He will do anything you want But it must be legal He later indicated that by this reply he meant he did not know of his own knowledge and that his information came second hand from Miss De Scaffa I want to know one story she got by sleeping with someone Crowiey continued Thc Clark Gable Story Rush more answered Hollywood sources said Gable now is on a fishing trip at the Hawaiian Island of Maui Last week Rushmore testified that Miss De Scaffa now married to a bullfighter and reportedly liv ing in Mexico had once said with a smile that she would have af Rushmore testified that while he was editor of Confidential two New York police department de tectives were on the payroll of publisher Robert Harrison The defense attempted to estab lish that all stories published by Confidential and its sister maga zine Whisper were authenticated Rushmore said this was not thc case The prosecution meanwhile filed a brief with the court in an effort to block thc defense from calling a long list of movie celebrities to thc witness stand The defense has subpoenaed I nearly 100 Hollywood personalities fairs with men if necessary to get and 9ays it intends to put them on thc witness stand in an effort to establish the truth of stories which fidcntial Magazine Thc prosecution is challenging thc admissibility of alleged truth as a defense against criminal libel Canada Airline Disaster QUEBEC CITY IB A happy post war reunion with relatives in Britain turned into tragedy for a group of World War II vet erans and their families yesterday when a chartered airliner crashed and appar ently exploded in a desoiate swamp killing all 79 sons aboard The disaster was the worst in Canadian aviation history and one of the worlds worst The Maritimes Central Airways DC4 chartered by the Imperial Division of the Canadian Legion in Toronto burst into flames on impact and dug a deep crater in the marshland Bodiesof the 73 passengers and six crew members were torn limb from limb in tht following blast Identification was expected to be almost impossible The passengers were British war veterans or members of their families who had settled in Can ada after World War II They had chartered the plane to visit their former homes in the United Kingdom The plane had left London Sat urday night where the veterans had attended veterans ceremo nies After an uneventful crossing ofthe Atlantic it stopped at Ke flavik Iceland for fuel It crashed 175 miles cast of Montreal where it was to refueled before continuing on to Toronto THE DOOMED airliners pilot gave no indication that it W43 in trouble Last radio contact was made over Quebec City when its captain Norman Ramsay 34 of Montreal reported that every thing was normal and the weather clear Previously the weather bureau had reported scattered thunderstorms in the area The plane was last sighted over Quebec City at pm and it was due in Montreal 53 minutes later Search planes were dis patched when it was two hours overdue Last rites were conducted at tha scene of the tragedy by Rev Alex andre Deblois rector of the parish of Stc Croix RAMSAY WAS SUSPENDED for six months when he crash landed a TransCanada Airlines Super Constellation near Brampton Ont on Dec 17 1954 A board of in quiry charged him with lack of alertness although the pilots association protested he had suf fered from fatigue He had been flying for MCA since late 1955 after resigning from TCA J P Fournier district super It argues that testimony about I visor of air regulations for the de ftories Crowiey asked Rushmorc if Con fidential had ever sent a prostitute out to get information Rushmore said he did not know if that had occurred but that pub lisher Robert Harrison told him that a story about Dcsi Arnaz was based on information from one of Ronnie Quillans call fiirls Miss Quillan is a Hollywood parly fiirl whom Rushmorc has previously described as a madam Rushmorc editor of the maga zine from 1951 to took the I stand this morning for crosr exam1 ination as the trial entered its ond week Rushmorc said that while he was j editor the magazine published SHILLELAGH TIME IN EIRE The Irish Republican Confidentials stories other than those on which the charges are based would be immaterial Superior Judge Herbert V Walk er will hear arguments on the sub ject later partment of transport arrived at thc scene late last night And said it was too soon to ascertain definitely the cause of the crash but it appeared that it exploded I on impact INSIDE THE CITIZEN scandal stories about movie stars others Who did you intend to injure1 Newspapers here have been trying to outdo each he was asked at one point Photo month the government reported today All nonfarm sectors of the econ omy except manufacturing showed increases in employment or held j is for the general fund steady the government said Fac for the highway depart tory job totals fell a bit more ment for county aid than normally during the summer per capita to schools and to 16700000 i for pubic works MILLER IN COURT Kenneth Miller 40 repeated his confession this morn ing before his arraignment in Justice Court for the murder of his wife Justice of the Peace Norman E Green set the preliminary hearing for next Tuesday WifVi Miller are his attorney Enos P Schaffer rear and Capt James Fleming of the sheriffs department See MILLER Page 5 other in wooing new readers with roundtheworld trips complete homes going business ventures and a life time income Powell described as 6 feet 2 and fighting fit looks like the Gary Grant type He can drive a car ride a horse fence and handle a gun the Sketch explained Details of the new contest the Sketch said will be announced later The newspaper listing possible uses for the new prize suggested he could Askyour boss for a you give your neigh bors a piece of your mind babysit dig your garden clean your house chaperon your daughter The Communists Rushmorc replied He diri not elaborate but pre vinusly hf had said he wrote two i kinds of articles he scandal type about celebrities and others he described as antiCommunist Rushmort said that after he leit Confidential he became a writer for Tipoff Magazine and editor of UncensnreTl Magazine He said he wrote stories about actor John Garficld scientist 1 Robert Op pcnhcimer and former British Prime Minister Winston Churchiil for TipofL Army takes to the field again Page 3 WATER WATER is it What are the prospects for Tucson Page 6 WHAT ABOUT discuss the dating problem when should dating begin What kind of dates Page 9 TV FOR FREE OR FOR whole issue of toll television is discussed in a scries beginning today Cage 16 Where To Find It Arizona Album 6 Comics 30 31 Crossword Puzzle 30 Editorials fi Hcdda Hopper 12 Molly Mayficld M Movies Party Lines 6 Events 25 Public Record1 27 Financial 2ft Tucson Tonight and Tomorrow RadioTV 31 Sports 1719 Weather Map 32 Womans View 912 World News 2fi Your Stars 11 ;