Fort Pierce News Tribune, January 1, 1952

Fort Pierce News Tribune

January 01, 1952

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Fort Pierce News-Tribune (Newspaper) - January 1, 1952, Fort Pierce, Florida THE NCWS-TftlBUNK MB FOBT MUCK AMP ST. LUC1C FIKBCC AMP IT. tUClE COUMTX FORT PIERCE NEWS-TRIBUNE vni r -f f m in FOHTT-NLVtH YEAR. IS EST ABLISHED JOt u. i; 1302 FOKT PIERCE, FLORIDA, TUESDAY. JANUARY 1, 1952 _______________Ar f SINGLE COPT: CENTO New Year Finds Negotiators Deadlockd SEARCH FOR MISSING TRANSPORT IS PUSHED OWPUNED FOUW.TMia NODE MOSIN6 14 Of 40 On Board C-46 Rescued, All Others Killed The Asteciated Prove Search parties checked a new had to the fate of a missing mili- tary plane carrying 28 persons to- day after another lost aircraft was found Monday with 14 of the 40 aboard alive. Meanwhile, hunts were contin- ued for three more pianes which hare vanished with 11 persons. Finding of the wreckage of a non-scheduled C-46 transport in Southwestern New York highlight- ed mass land-water-air bants for the five planes from California to the Great Lakes and Arizona to Alaska. Sixty-eight rescue planes and a around party renewed their search in Arizona today for an Air Force transport missing since Sunday with 25 aboard, including 19 Wes't Point cadets. A man on a search plane Monday reported sighting the wreckage of an aircraft on 6.075- foot Iron Mountain, but it has been impossible to determine whether it is the missing plane. a C-4T. Clearing weather was expected aid the search for the Infant 1952 Greeted With Toasts, Prayers. Cannonades By Tfco Press .the new year. President Trumaa There toasts and prayers J worked quietly in Washington, and cannonades for infant 1952 to- Soviet Premier Stalin took tune day as the new year brought the 1 out to send the Japanese a New hope of the future to s world trou- bled by its past. Peoples of nearly all nations on both Cities of the Iron greeted the new year at cheery midnight parties or quiet church watch night services. Year's greeting expressing his sympathy for their "serious situa- tion under foreign occupation." However, the Japanese are con- vinced the year will see the rati- fication of the peace treaty re- storing them to full in Into Central And Western Areas By Tho A great In Korea, where 1S52 inherits 19- Western eves. 51's major headache, the new year j was ushered in with a rocking I lied artillery barrage across ihellffillf entire from. Meanwhile, truce j Will teams dragged their negotiations into the new year. While the guns were booming in the world's current conflict, New York City's Times Square had one of its biggest celebrations since World War II dimmed the early Police estimated almost one mil- lion persons were in the square when midnight signalled the new year. The figure was great- er than last year. Plate glass win- dows were boarded up while police patrolled the area and closed square to traffic. A bedlam of noise, augmented bv train whistles, greeted the new- year in Philadelphia. But a big part of the City's celebra- tion was to come Uhliy in the an- nual parade of thousands of'Mum- mers. Washington also had crowds as a special order permitted the Associated Press cold pounid across tary plane that vanished in mist capital's night clubs and restau- and rain near Phoenix. It was on rants to remain open an extra two a flight from Hamilton Air Force i hours Base, Calif... to Goodfellow A. F. But in Boston, police said 1952 Base, Tex. _ bad1 a comparativelv calm recep- Rescue parties reached the crash tion with only an es'timated of the C-4S. near Little -'kids'- tooting horns iu the streets ft. Y., Monday after an injured j Most Bostonians celebrated in night passenger struggled to a farm clubs or at house parties, house. The Pittsburgh j Across the United States the big Continental Charter Inc. crashed Safaird-Ty night. The passenger, George Albert, 30, of Miami, Fla.. and the other 13 survivors rested in a hospital plane holiday event todav was the annual football "bowl" games. Moscow also had its Northern and Central United States today in the wake of bliz- zards in the Rocky Mountains and Northern Plains, drizzly fog in the Great Lakes Midwest and unsea- sonable in the Lower Mid- continent. The Weather Bureau said thei cold would bring strong winds and sharp temperature drops but lit- tle or no snow. Chicago, for ex- ample, recorded a read-1 ing Monday night and the fore-j cast for Wednesday morning is' for 0 to 5 below. j The cold wave, which gave Havre. Mont., a -25 early this mornicg has gripped the Western Dakotas. Oklahoma City, in the "heat arA Monday with a 79, experienced a 50-degree drop by early today. The cold is expected to reach as far south as Northern Texas, which had a range Mon- Reds Agree To Give More Data On Missing Also Agree In Principle On Repatriation Of Civilians: Latest May Open The Way For Additional MUNSAX, Korea. (AP) The new year opened with truce negotiators "in a dead stalemate" on how to supervise Korean arciistice. Communist negotiators did agree to supply more infor- mation on missing Allies, mostly South Koreans, and agreed in principle on repatriating civilians. OF THE feur "wo- men of HM year" in various fields of activities, as chosen by women's organizations of Hie community. Standing, loft to right, Mrs. L. D. VanTilborg, chosen as outstanding in MM field of welfare and health; Mrs. E. W. boautification; seated, Mrs. Margaret Quesse, civic betterment and all-round "woman of the Mrs. Fred Alicpaw, religion. A fifth, Mrs. Adelaide Scharfschwerdt, .chosen in the field of education, was out of town at the time the picture was made. Photo by Coleman. day between the 60s and upper 80s. A today. They told of spending hours in the scow while huddled around a fire behind a makeshift shelter. Heavy sledges pulled by trac- tors were to bring the sur- vivors out from the rugged New York area. Another C-46 transport, belong- ing to Tracsocean Airlines, has been missing since Sunday night on a Point Barrow-to-Fairbanks flight m Alaska. The airline said two crewmen were aboard, but that it had not determined whether there were any passengers. Flashing signal lights Mondav night gave hone to search parties' But early today a helicopter pilot i for both New Year's and a sort of Christmas. ''Grandfither Frost" passed out toys to chfldien. who are on a 10-day recess from school. Berlin celebrated all night in both the East and West sectors, t but the champagne flovi ed most abundantly in the West. As the world celebrated, the men ley also lay in the path of the oncoming cold wave. Colorado -fodght to free- itself from the grip of one of its most severe storms, a storm which ma- rooned hundreds, is believed to have taken at least two lives, and wrecked communications and n some areas. 'WOMEN OF THE YEAR' IN FORT PIERCE ACTIVITIES ANNOUNCED To Mrs. Margaret Quesse goes Centra! and Southern Florida dian Flood Control district. Bcautification Mrs. Lins" selection for the beau the distinction of having been chosen by women's organizations of the community as outstanding Woman of the in the 1951 Woman of the Year awards con- River Drive association's beautification committee. She and Joy said in the tape- recorded statement, broadcast to the U. S. you come pre- pared to spend time, you only short change yourself and cheat those who depend on Joy said the armistice talks have been "painfully slow" but that progress has been made. "We want to make certain that the enemy does not use the period of the armistice to prepare for new Joy saiJ. It was that point which brought about what Mai. Gen. Howard M. Turner called a -'dead stalemate" in Tuesday's subcommittee meet- ing at Panmunjom on armistice supervision. U. N. Command communique said "The Communists once again flatly rejected" Saturday's "final offer'' by the Allies on policing the truce. The Reds "refused to-make any concessions" on the Allied de- her committee have taken on the i The repatriation agreement opened a potential new dispute. South Koreans have charged the Reds "kidnaped" civilians Today, for the first time, the Com- munists charged the Allies "took away" North Korean civil- ians. Simultaneously, Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy. chief U. X. negotiator, said in a Xew Year's statement that it will take time, and lots of it, to negotiate honorable, equi- j bre jets started out the new year table and stable armistice." by damaging two Red MIG-ISs in "Time is the price you pay for a 30-minute battle over Northwest Allied Jeb And Red MIGs Baffle For Half Hour SEOUL, Korea Sa- tification category is the result of j plantings" placed along the scenic j adjourn- _ S her work as chairman of the la- (Continued on Page 3) test sponsored, by the Fort Perce Chamber of Commerce. In addi- Don to this, she is also chosen in northeast one of the other five categories' of the of civic better- ment Other 1S51 Woman of the Year j choices and fields are: Mrs. E. Lins, beautification: Mrs. Ade- j laide Scharfschwerdt. education: Mrs. Fred Ahspavv, religion: Mrs. i L. D. VanTDborg, welfare and Building Permits For The Past Year Second Highest The Pierce in 1951 soared Fort to a j height surpassed by only one pre- of state prepared the politics of j Warren Sends Tads And Figures' To Press TALLAHASSEE Two col- under the passes were precariously open to one-way traffic. As much as 75 inches of snow fell in some areas. Houses, even snow plows were buned. Many towns were isolated made a" hazardous night! been by the Governor to flight up Chena River, reported I and radio sta- that the .Sgnals were from a trap- I .use ;Ian 3 and Jan- in need of food j fe the introductory column War- The C-46 planes are the same J ren S3ld- newspapers ma- al- tfpe afi tbe craft that crashed at j5U mteuectual eTiizabeth. K. J., a few veeks ago 1 caf? with a death toD of 56 j first weeW? column sajs. In Washington, Civil Aeronaut- I shall not support any ics Board Chairman Donald candidate _ as communication lines snapped Facts and i under the weight of ice and snow. Warren" hav e Some airline flights and bus trips west out of Denver were canceiled. Trains were running late. Two truck drivers have been all but given up for lost in aa ava- lanche. A third was reported swept cascade of escaped, in- In voting these awards, members of the committee who were repre- sentatives of various women's or- year. j The unofficial total of city baiM- permjts taken year Xyrop ttid he and CAB investi- is Dot the coining campaign, avvay by ;now. Still another jured but alrve. The weather was mild in Northeast, fair and cool in the the com- i Far West, itsrai in the South. seekers I have learned to spot a cept for snow flurries in tne Upper -i. i valley and Northern Great Lakes Early morning temperatures in- cluded Chicago 33. New York 47. Miami 73. Fort Worth 66, Seattle 20 and Los Angeles 44. gators would conduct a probe at I tjle aabcs rf some ofSce !There was precipitation ex- _ r ccmf-etm- T i____i_ _ r_ __ the scene of the New York crash. A CAB spokesman said Xyrop was concemad particularly because of the number of C-46 crashes. The other tost planes are a mili- tary F-51 Mustang and an Air Force transport. The Mustang dis- appeared in Arizona Sunday with i one aboard. j Eight were aboard the transport, j a C-47, when it vanished Wedaes-1 day on a flight rrom Spokane, Wash., to Travis Air Base, Calif. search was to continue in Northern California where a num- ber of leads, the latest Mondav have been fruitless. political phony a mile off ''And speaking of phonies. I may turn a little light on the minuscle minority m the newspaper profes- sion (Tbe column) wfll not be withheld even from the few for- eign owned smear papers pufr- lished in Flonda. "It is expected that much im- about the government, or what is known as 'beats.' wfll be made available to weekly newspapers and the radio this column.'' guided in their selection by the majority in suggested names pre- sented by the participating groups. Awards will be made at the an- imal C. of C. dinner in January. Though the awards were for work done during 1951 only, the background of each candidate shows that she has previous achievements to her record. In nominating Mrs Quesse for tie AU-Around Woman of the >ear as well as leader in civic better- ment, it brought out that -Whether it is to see that a 4-H group cf girls has a sponsor or to do battle on the ground when our rich back country is threatened by flood. she dees not recognize the negative approach.'' She is an active member of the Business and Professional Wom- en's club: vice president of the amounted to sec- end highest on record for one year If governmental restrictions on1 commercial building had not been put irto effect, it is felt the total might e passed the all time high of 50 set in 1950. St. Lucie County Is Healthy Place-Births Far Exceed Ihe Deaths It just goes to show that St. jthe opening of other subdivisions Lucie county is a healthy place in tlle ouaying sections of Fort I Pierce contributed in large part Even without tal restrictions the on governmen- commercial structures, permits for residences led all the line except for one month. In May there were i j ment after only 37 minutes, the communique said, "when it was apparent the Communists were waiting still further compromises on the part of the U. N. Command. _ have watered, down 01 withdrawn most of their demands on truce supervision. They said Saturday they would make no more compromises. Turner commented the Commu- nists "want us to give everything. This places us in a dead stalemate." The big question is what will happen to bombed out Red air- fields dunng an Armistice. The Al- VVC1.C 1 SS6.560 worth of commercial per- i "5s want to Prevent I of air power and reconstruction of military airdromes. The Beds in- sist this would be an infringement of their internal rights. Kiwanians Hear Year's Review in which to live There were 551 births recorded 1 tc" tte in the county in 1951 and 196 deaths which means that more than twice as many persons were born here last year than died. j Of course, those figures sup- j plied by the St Lucie County Fair And Warm LAKELAND feir and warm tonight and Wednesday in Peninsular Florida bat with some early morning fog in Xorth and Central Districts was the Fed- eral-State Frost Wanslflg Service forecast todcy. The peninsula be feost-lree through Friday, tie forecast Policeman Wounded REDWOOD CITY. Calif. gunman -who -wounded a policeman after stealing two cabs -was killed today in a pre-dawn running gua battle along Bzyshore Highway. The dead roan was identified as Reed Butler. 28. of nearby Menlo j Park. He was killed by Reserve8 Officer William H. Goaa, wrho joined lie BeJmont force only two I days agi> Mealo Notice Officer Daniel D. Harris, 2i -was shot in the hand and thigh -y Butler but re- ported is good coaditioa. His quick 384 Births At Local Hospital During Year Births of boys in Memorial hospital -Bee. 31 brought the year's total of births at the hos- pital during 1951 to 354. Bora almost at the same time (one at 4 p. m.. and the other at p. m.) their parents are Mr. RyaH of 110S Mr. and Mrs. Karry Kelley of SW South Fourth street. Of the 384, children and 56 Negro: there were three sets of White tains and one Negro triplets. and Mrs. Bruce Beach court and Hospital Auxiliary and a member Health Department are not of the Hospital board- officer ofjpiete because there will be more! "Urofficj; the national Council of Catholic j b5rth and death certificates turn-' Women, and indefatigable churcHjed ln first of year J-fio rinlTr mits issued and but for residences. The departing jear saw one re- cord set in the building line, how- ever, and that was the all-time mark in September when 130 worth of permits was grant ed by the City Clerk and Building Inspectors office. It is assumed the sudden flurry in that month took place because of the re- strictions that were due to go into Franklind W. Tyler, veteran effect the last of September. i Kiwams secretary-treasurer who It is noted that the development has served the Fort Pierce club South Beach properties and ln tlus capacity for IB years. his annual report to the members at their luncheon meeting today at the Colonial restaurant Tyler, a charter member of the local club, had compiled an at tendance report that not only not- ed perfect- attendance over peri- ods, but also was a complete membership attendance report, which proved most interesting. Club membership is 83. Dewey Crawford and Flem C This is a breakdown of the per- Came, both former presidents of building year. Here's the amount of permits issued during recent years: 1950----------------------S3.145 135.50 Korea. The U. S. Fifth Air Force said no Sabres were hurt in the dog- fight between 31 American planes and to Communist jets. But two U. 5. planes were shot down by Com- munist anti-aircraft guns. They were an F-51 Mustang and a Ma- rine Fa4U Corsair. Both were brought down behind Communist lines. Both Red jets damaged m New Year's Day battle claimed by CoL Harrison R. Thyng of Pittsfield, N. EL His record now reads two MIGs shot down, damaged. The Fifth Air Force said nobody was hit in an earlier jet battle involving 70 MIGs. New Year's Day opened with a United Nations artillery barrage the length of the -145-mile front and bombing raids by Communist planes on two near SeouL The Allies said the Red escaped, but did no damage. The Reds said, in a communique broadcast over Pyongyang Radio Tuesday night that their "two formations of our night 24. U. air- craft" Kimpo and scored Idirect hits on ships-at anchor and muni- tions warehouses and dumps at Inchon. "Large fires were started'' at Inchon, said the broadcast heard in Tokyo. "Great explosions re- sulted." V C" "Our brave bombers on their way home swooped down, on aa enemy motor convoy, strafing and bombing it. Scores of enemy mo- torcars were left burning. All our planes returned safely to Tiase.'' Boy Tries Out Plane, Ends Up In Ground Loop A 15-year eld boy tried to take a joy- ride in an airplane Monday afternoon but his plans ended up in a ground loop. According to reports, the young would-be aviator cranked tip a Piper Cub belonging to Roy- Thomas and tried to take off the landing strip at Okeechobee road. The brief flight ended when the right wing of the place tangled vith a barbed wire fence and looped the plane over on its nose. The boy escaped uninjured and the scene before could workers: the only woman dir- ector on the Farm Bureau board; the only woman of the Soil Conservation board: a member of the board of directors j deaths were recorded that that wfll be dated in 1951. but at least the figure is indicative i For instance, after the first of last year, 31 birthi and mils issued during 1931: the club as well as district lieu- Discovered. Later, after he was of the Chamber of Commerce; member of the St Lucie chapter of the American Red Cross: mem- ber of the Park beard, director of the Fort Pierce Growers asso- ciation: director of the Fort Pierce I Cemetery association: chairman 328 were White j and only woman representative on the St Lucie County Water Re- sources and Conservation commit- tee. which 15 oc- carred in 1950. According to the health depart- ment's records there -were 21 stfllbjrihs during 1S5L It appears when the final offi- cial tabulation is made, there win have been both more deaths and more births in the county last year than in the previous one. February March__ April ___ May ____ June July____ August September October___ November December The present incomplete tabula- 'Unofficial works closely with the jtion of births is exactly the same number as the final count fr Cupid Scored 2 To 1 Over Divorce Court During 1951 f i number as the final count ior 1950. which was 551. Undoubtedly i y there wfll be more added to thai: tlflYe UOSefl Up MOD The Xews-Tribnne Want Miami Building Down MIAMI permits in Miami last year totaled onlv 323.352 the lowest since" City Baflding Inspector W. H. Peace said the total was more than 10 minion dollars below the 1950 figure of and the lowest since war time controls were lift- ed in when it' amounted in Odf damping of new restrictions on Cupid shot Iove4ipped twice as often as the judge'- gavel banged out final decrees in the divorce court in St. Lucie coualy during 1951. May Jane and December were jwhen the final report is made, i however. I the final count had been jmade it was shown that with 196 'deaths recorded, that number al- ready surpassed the 175 was the official tied for being the most lovey-) dovey months ifcere having been 27 marriage licenses granted dur- 1 7J It would seem that the increase I lag each of them. Cupid oroved he was twice August must have been closed strong by sending 245 couples for Cupid managed round to the County Judge's office sneat around and bag but to the County Judge's office tc. buy marriage licenses whfle tiere were 117 divorces being granted. Tbe 117 final divorce decrees are. 14 more than were granted year bat not nearly as high he dion't fe, with {Astthoritv caused hit oar 'Peace said. y rte National Production as the peak of couples in that month while nine trere getting divorces. One of tbe peak months for marriages, May, turned our to be of boths births and depths would reflect the increase in population of the county. Weather Forecast Florida Clear to partly cloudy decline., mimics obtained divorces in, SUse county. the big month for divorces also j through Wednesday except a few with 19 decrees granted. j scattered showers extreme north Of the marriase licence- is-! Wednesday. Continued warm NEW YORK con- sulates in Xew York and Cleveland have acted in compliance with the State Department order that they close up shop. An attache here said personnel at the Xew York consulate was to "finish moving before night's midnight deadline set by the State Department- Early today a newsman went to the consulate and found the building deserted, its lower floor apparently emptied of furniture. In Cleveland, movers c away furr'tnre day night. The consulates were or closed after Hungary held American airmen until the United ff> White ccpt slishUy cooler extreme north'States ?120.00C in "fines" 'v.-hde 107 went Kegroes. Wednesday afternoon. fessed against the quartet. ,36000 ,895.00 .45500 ,690.00 .770.00 ,245.00 .345.00 465 00 .130.00 .147.50 607.00 888 governors, noic me oest attendance records, the former having 17 years to his credit, with Eame already past 16 and into 17 The report also included the financial status of the club and its budget for the 1852 year: and showed where a total of S850 had been spent for food, medical and surgical assistance in the club's main the underprivileged child. Officers who to serve he said he did it o care. No one was around the hau at the time of the attemi flight and the accident was ported to Thomas by soneone i saw the plane nosed orer on far edge of the field Fingerprints were lifted off plane to help identify the minded lad who took the ride, boy had never-had-a -flying for the 1952 year wfll be inducted in a joint installation with the Vero Beach club Jan. 10 at Vero Beach. This is also in the form of a in his life and another you ster who saw the plane taking from a distance said It hop zQ over the runwajr before it the fence. The voungster is being held con-eland h but under the t juvenile court act, cannot identified in print. they