Fort Pierce News Tribune, January 13, 1952

Fort Pierce News Tribune

January 13, 1952

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Fort Pierce News-Tribune (Newspaper) - January 13, 1952, Fort Pierce, Florida NEWS-TftJBUMI Mid Agricultural Development Industries. Bcadk and Tmufea Swtfe Overpass. FORT PIERCE NEWS-TRIBUNE Dmily in U. fORTT-MNTH YEAR, No. 28 KSTABLISHED II. IMS rl Fmm Indium FORT PIERCE. FLORIDA. SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 1952 I Maximum Minimum Itaifi LOCAL DATA SATUftDAY, m.) ft Barometer -JMI NAVY TO BUILD A SERIES OF TON CARRIERS WASHINGTON Secretary said tcoifht the Navy pJam to buHd a series of ten Mt-tsa sufwrcarriers, one a year tirely type carrier, a true The usual island super- structure uiU be retractable to al for a decade, and that it hopes be driven oy atomic He presented this project as part a picture at how the nation's naval power has expanded siuee the start at the Korean War and how k will grow in the future if Ike Russian menace continues. PiotoUpe of the aew family of earners bigger by about 15.000 tons than any now afloat will be the CSS Forrestal, under con- tract for building at Newport News, aism. the Navy intends to seek funds to build at least one of these ships per year for the next 10 The Forrestal will be an en- low use of the full width of the years. flight deck. This will meaa thatf "It is my earnest hope that some Mg atomic bomb carrying planes {of these subsequent vessels if can take off and land. we build "-----1- In an address prepared for the annual dinner of the National So- jouraers, an organization of ofS- be atomic powered." An atomic powered carrier would have virtually unlimited cruising t "If Air Forces Have Costliest Week of the War in Korea SEOUL, Korea. U. S. Far East Air Forces announced Saturday their costliest week of the air war in Korea three sabre jets shot down in dogfights and 13 otter planes destroyed by Commu- nist ground fire. FEAF listed Communist losses for the period the week ended Friday as 12 Russian-built MIGS shot down and 14 damaged in air battles. The Air Force reports Red losses from day to dav, but now lists Allied lasses only by the week. An Air Force spokesman said the cers and former officers of the range and probably considerably armed forces. Kimball said the higher speed than any vessel of Forrestal wfll "embody the latest 1 comparable size now ie commis- adraeces in naval aviation." Then f sioo. The Navy is starting out on 1 nuclear power ship propulsion with conditions continue as an experimental submarine. A coa- they are. and if no satisfactory tract for the hull has been let and settlement is reached by the free engines are now being developed world and the forces of Commu-j Kimball also said that as part of the program for coping with the I Soviet submarine danger, which he ;rated as great, the Navy will5 launch within the next few months I four new type "hunter-killer" de-i 5 stroyers. Kimball gave this accounting of how operating fleet power has grown through bringing ships out of planes. Recent weeks have av- j moth balls and commissioning new eraged 10 planes attesting to the craft since June. 1950: growing challenge of Red air pow- j "More than 500 ships have joined er and anti-aircraft. j the active fleet since this expan-: The 12 MIGS shot down during began. By mid-year, we will! the past week brought to 210 the j bave added to the fleet four battle-' number of swift Red jet fighters i ships, 12 aircraft carriers, six destroyed by Allied planes since cruisers and more than 100 de- the beginning of the war. FEAF stroyer type vessels. Our subma- ASSOCIATED PEESS AP FEATURE SERVICE SINGLE COPY: f CENTS Truce Negotiators May Yield a Bit On The Airfield Issue Allies Press For Afon-For- Man Exchange of Prisoners CANDIDATE PREPARES Assisted br hie wife, C. Greenback Party prc- 5 Czechs Given Death Sentences As U.S. 'Spies' LOXDOX Prague court Saturday sentenced five .Czechs to death on charges of spying for MUNSAX Korea. Allied I nists would not rehabilitate mili- Communist negotiators ap- tary airfields would be acceptable to the United Nations Command. peared willing Saturday to yield slightly on the critical issue of re- building North Korean airfields__ a_ major block in ihe truce talks. The question of building and re- Feeling was strong that when such a statement was put in the conference record it would not have in cheeks mail m the United States. This boosted to Painng airfields in Red Korea is agreement. And this would cive living room-office of their 1130 the announced executions and Iasl remaining issue before ihe f both sides a face saving wav out Seattle, Wash., grocery j death sentences behind tiie Iron! subcommittee considering supervi- The Allies insist that military TO TALLAHASSEE said 51 others were probably de- stroyed and 325 damaged. strength will have been in- creased by more than 25 modern City, County Commissions To Present Road Program j Curtain since enactment of the U. S. Mutual Security Law. j Three other Czechs were sen- i ienced to life terms. The Prague Radio quoted the j court as saying this latest trial j would be an example "to all hid- I eous criminals legalized by the j Slon of an armistice. Freedom is of a choice major the other subcommittee consider- Truman About To Give Up Idea Of Tax Boosts Truman has about decided not to ask thii election-year Congress for new boosts in income or excise tai rates, informed officials said Saturday. Bather, they said, the President wfll hit hard for twin program of (t) tighter tax law enforce- ment, and (b) the plugging of weekly average Allied loss since i ure was said to include 532 Navv last spring has been about seven and carrier based Marine places through Oct. 1 of which 215 were lost through enemy action.) In Tokyo, the Air Force was working to consolidate all losses more exactly, but said the best available figure thus far was 423 D. S. Air Force combat planes lost to enemy action through Jan. U. The 423 figure did not induce losses by attached units such as South AGricans. Australians. U. S. Marines. Republic of Korea, Army liaison types, service plane losses or Navy planes. The Air Force said it applied only to TJ. S. combat such as B-29 superforts. B-26 light bomb- ers and fighter bomber and fight- er types. There were three brief dogfights .-._-- ...over Northwest Korea Saturday, wnat Be has termed loopholes cost- J but no damage to either side was ing the government several billion j reported. Sabre jet pilots spotted (In Washington, ihe Air Force {-combat types, and the necessarv! announced United Nations aerial I transports, tankers, and fleet aus- l: losses from all causes exceed 900 since the war's beginning. The Cg- ing exchange of prisoners of war. In this United Nations Command camp, the feeling grew sides might give a littie .American Mutual Secur- Positions re- ity Act of Oct. 10, 1951." The action followed by a few hours the Moscow announcement [airfields on both sides be left as repat- j they are during an armistice. After Saturday's meeting Turn- er pointedly omitted his usual eom- in issue in matters took the spot- Friday night in both point iliaries to support a truly mobile Md separate special meetings of naval force will be available. the City and County Commissions. i meat demanding reneal of the law. The Orange avenue work is the i in Washinetnn to State meat said the United States in addition to this readr I The Citv Commission in I "leBl szia umiea Mates at- -y had rejected Russian iv asfan? side-} along the ocean from Fort Pieree rt we nave adopted prototypes of new walk, curb and escort vessels, minesweepers and submarines." (Kimball's remarks, taken with the known fleet .strength at the brae the Korean War started, in- dicates the Navy will have over 750 ships in its active fleet by next July. This will include 27 car- riers of all types, ranging from the little "jeep" escort carriers to the three 45.000 ton Midway Class ships; 20 cruisers; over 250 de- stroyer or destroyer escorts- about 100 submarines.) gutter job on i Orange avenue between 13th and 33rd streets be included in the dollars of revenue yearly. Officials who may not be named Mr. Truman's political advis- ers cautioned' against as all-out drive for an increase in tax Tates. Barring a last-minute change 'of mind, they said, the President ap- parently has agreed." _ The reasoning of Mr. Truman's political aides was.said to be.that the administration shouldn't stick its neck out needlessly on" behalf of another tax boost since chances of enactment are so dimlj Key Congress members of both parties have said that barring all- j out war there wfll be no general' tax hike this year. This reported decision by Mr. Truman would mean abandon- ment of his repeatedly proclaimed goal of pay-as-we-go financing of the mounting defense effort. Responsible officials said the President's budget message, due to go to Congress Jan. 21, wfll outline a whopping spending pro- gram of about 85 billion dollars for the fiscal year parting next July Present tax laws are estimated to bring in about 70 billion dol- lars during the year. That would indicate-a deficit of about 15 bfl- lions, an unprecedented red ink entry except in all-out war years. Reshafffe Of Voice Of America Slated WASHINGTON State De- partment, in a major organization some 200 MIGs north of the Yalu River, in -Manchuria, but only .about half ventured south of -the border into North KoreaJi On the snow -mantled battle- front, Allied raiding parties probed Communist positions on the west- era and central sectors against light to moderate resistance. No large-scale fighting was reported. (The Peiping Radio earlv Sun- day claimed more than 430 Allied troops were killed or wounded in a 'five-hour clash on the Western Front Jan. 3. (The broadcast, heard in Tokyo. said the Allies were repulsed in attacks on two heights north of Changdan. It alleged the attack was in regimental strength- with armor and aerial support.) 8 Die In Florida Traffic Accidents By Associated Eight persons have died in a series of Florida traffic accidents including three killed when a "birthday gift" convertible collid- ed with a bus at Kflled in the collision between the convertible and a Miami Tran- sit Company bus were: Francis M Turner, 31, Miami: Paul Palfree- man. Louisville. Ky., and Gerald McGregor. 21, Adams. N. Y I- Ray Mflls. of the sheriff's Criminal Investigation Depart- new operating agency to run its Voice of America and overseas in-" formation programs. Officials who told a reporter about the plan Saturday said Dr. "Wilson Compton. former president of Washington State College, is ex- pected shortly to be named ad- zninistrator of the agency. It wfll hare a semi-independent status tra- der Secretary of State Acheson. HIGHWAY ASS'N FORMED SARASOTA from sir counties have formed a Florida Golf Coast Highway Asso- ciation so they can present a unit- ed front in seeking new highways and improvements. They heard speakers can for an end to political patronage in road- bufldirig and cited the need for a I four-lane highway from Tampa to the Ft Myers-Naples area. gers in a convertible driven by William Loomis of suburban Mi- ami Springs who purchased the car Churchill And Commonwealth Diplomats Confer OTTAWA Prime Minister Winston Churchill, one of the world's better known ex-report- declared a "free but j self press can help I the Western World move from "one glory to another." -Tne visiting British leader made these remarks as he accepted an honorary membership in the Can- adian Parliamentary press gallerv Afterward, he met with common- wealth diplomats at a luncheon to stress the need for closer ties be- tween Anglo-American policies in the Middle East and Asia. Cburchfll, who arrived Fridav for a week-end round of talks, cited the importance of a free press in a. brief, off the cuff speech before some 80 reporters. "I am sure that the press in our country and the other common ocean from Fort Pieree The law, providing funds for to Jensen Beach. A 'Glades road from Fort Pierce to Lake Okeechobee will county's 1952 road program. be tee fourth road proposal the From there the County Commis- commission will offer under the sion took the ball and set up that job as having No. 2 priority in its primary-road program. The commissioners are going to Tallahassee today to present its proposed load program for 1952 to the State Road Board at its meeting Monday. They hope to get as many as possible included The commissioners Europe's rearmament, set aside 100 million dollars for aiding se- ment of the last two weeks that "no progress" was made in the discussions. Brig. Gen. William. P. Nuckols. H------ TUe Reds already have "could only conclude" the of moaifymg their Communists were "uncertain of 2, their chief dele- their present position" on the is- Korean General Nam sue S3id -E In the other sub delegation tent, during the armistice. I fa hangtojltoftoi the Communist chief Allies pressed for au exchange on Chinese Hsieh Fang, has toned U. by saying maybe the Communists would rebuild their airfields and lected persons residing caped from Communist countries. Such persons could be formed primary road program Monday, "into elements of military forces There is no way of knowing just I supporting the North Atlantic Trea- j how many or how much of anv! ty Organization or for ether pur- i j one project will be authorized by the Road Department, but in the not. It is their business in or es- he said The Allied sub delegate. Air "33. Gen. Howard M. Tum- a clear past the state agency has been generous with. St. Lucie county. purposes." The Soviet Union, charging law was intended to finance naces- olution in Russa and h- teat the trace talks. a statement in the e Commu- J. N. prisoners are handed over. The Allies hold many thousands more prisoners than-do the Communists. After such an exchange the Al- lies propose voluntary choice of re- patriation for the remaining prison- ers a return to North Korea. Red China or whatever countrr will take them. The Red Chinese were strongly opposed. They called it "slave bar- ter." Two projects were set up" wa? defeated in the United consideration under the secondary I sn sn effort to get a res- j in the State Road Department's 1 road program asking for repeal of the 1952 budget Receiving top priority was determined j construction of a nev.% modern j ox a aev, mOueTP Friday night what priority to give j concrete bridge over the Belcher' Since October, an attack on the which projects. canal at King's highway at its in- Grantedj-top--priority- the terseafipn with Angle road, commission" in special session was Coiimlssioners point out the TLj-S-r 1 _ on Page 3) STEEL PlYTjfAtflNiS IN 3 WEEKS' RECESS through Security Law nearly even- has run espionage Republicans to Thump Political Tubs in the West WASHINGTON as- Proposes New Formula on Atomic Control trial held in Russia, Hungary, Po- land, Bulgaria. Romania, Albania and Czechoslovakia. The Prague Radio said the five sentenced to' death in the WASHINGTON (f- The _._ ______ j trial were Jan Hosek. Emanuel i PubUcan-Party turns westward this j Saturdav proposed simultaneous jRendl, Jaroslav Dvorak, Josef a national cam- j prohibition of atomic, weapons and fliska and Petr Cizefc. tubs wffl establishment of strict atomic con- The radio said all confessed thev thulxlPed fof the four men thus were recruited in refugee camps K31" race for the GOP in the American Zone of Germanv i dentlal nomination. I_- _ ,._ _ I wealth countries is free but self- restrained." he said, "and wfll give a true picture and help to sus- tain our world as we move from one trouble to another and one glory to another.' WASHINGTON said Saturday industry could pav them a 50 cent hourly in- crease out of "excess" dustry said this would workers the result will be "serious inflationary pressures. I spied on defense installations Western and Northern Bohemia and tried to get names and photo- graphs of a prominent. factory Two avowed candidates, Gov. Earl Warren of California and For- mer Gov. Harold E. Stassen of R-e-j PARIS Y. Vishinsky trols under xvhich international agents would come and go on con- tinuous inspections in any countrv, Slinnesota. are scheduled to ad- and make things tough for every- one, including the government. including: Russia, whenever neces- sary. The Soviet foreign minister told the United Nations Political Coin- income recipients, such as teacners. the aged, the blind and I many other Americans who are in 5 The steelworkers argument end- J genuine need." ed their initial testimony in the j It added the government -wfll later assassination. Fog Kalis Hunt Hearings before a six-man panel j would cause even more" inflation the big labor-manage-1 The CIO steelworkers union have ment controversy for the Wage Stabilization Board then recessed for three weeks to give the corn- Meanwhile, responsible officials said Canadian leaders are ready to stress these points during talks Sunday and Monday; 1- Canada fully supports the Uni- ted States drive for economic and political unity in Western Europe. Canada further believes Britain should co-operate with this movement and not use her commonwealth ties as an cuse for holding back. 2. The Canadian Government has no intention at present of increas- es- postponed a threatened strike at least until Feb. while the WSB tries to work out their dispute a solution of to ed North Pacific dropped a cur- tain of fog the search for the freighter Pennsylvania and its Plari Projected For Industrial Siudy of Port iThe Coast Guard, co-ordinating the search, ordered all planes out j of the area as visibHitv was cut I to barely 300 feet. Ships in the area, some 465 panies time to prepare their case. They will resume in New York. Otis Bruoaker. research direc- tor of the CIO United Steel Work- ers Union, told the panel U. S. Steel Corporation and other large companies could raise wages 50 cents an hour and pay the added'' cost out of excess proSts. He said output per man hour f has scared 167 per cent from 1919 to 1939. another 40.5 per cent since then. The Chamber of Commerce of the United States in a statement said if the "government gives ?ort study it has been j by reported sighting of float- jmg debris 24 to 34 miles south! mittee in a speech, outlining his new ideas on atomic, control that _ the international Control orcran Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, also should have the right "'to conduct an announced candidate, is sending inspection on a continuing basis- his campaign manager, Davis S. {but it shall not be entitled to in- terfere in the domestic affairs of Ingalls, to speak for him. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower in the race by virtue of his state- ment he would accept the Repub- lican nomination but won't seek it -Kill be represented by Sen. Hen- ry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts, national manager of the Ike for President GOP movement. the states." The Russians in the past have rejected the idea of permanent in- spection teams, contending ther would spy for the West. Vishinskr declared bis plan was a "tremen- dous and momentous step for- j and called on the West to The San Francisco meeting of match the proposal. ltZ.n.1. _ _ the committee, which Republican leaders from n western states also wfll attend, provides an opportunity for the Presidential candidates or their managers to plug for support iy to put to sea Wednesday at I abandonment of the storm-wracked Fort Pierce Port Authority j freighter- Friday night got a step nearer the I had been buoyed late Fri- mfles northwest of Canada's Van- j at the party's nominating conven- couver Island, continued to train tion nest Julv. and to speak out their radar scopes through the on the as they see them mark in search of the four Penn- j In Washington, meanwhile Dem- sylvania jvhich were ocrats wfll be looking again Tues- _or some indication whether President Truman plans to seek to wage of the steel- _ vx iUUJLttfA- Friday to celebrate his 25th the brigade of troops it has birthday. Loomis was stationed in Western Europe. The Two others died in a crash be- tween a track and a train at Pom- pano, in Bnwsrd County, a pedes- trian was fatally injured while crossing a street in Miami, a Jacfc- sonvflle died when the car in which he was riding overturned in a ditch and a man was kflled when a car hit a tree near Ocala. JFFOSt In Kflled at Pompano were Luisa j LAKELAND manpower picture in Canada is so tight that no troops can be sent to the Middle East either. Churchfll flies back to Washing- ton Tuesday morning. He speak before a joint session of Con- gress Thursdav, Organizations Opposing Turnpike To Meet seeking for some time. American delegation spokesmen immediately minimized the value of Vishinsky's plan. They declared it contained mostly "old They said the provision that in- spectors shall not interfere in the domestic affairs of the states would nullify the inspection machinerv. U. S. Ambassador Ernest A. Gross told the Political Committee the United States would consider the proposal. He suggested the another term. Mr. Truman has a to discuss it waT S "S. U tively agreed that the Port Au- tbority would finance 40 oer cent of such a stady and that "the city DAYTONA BEACH j foot fte bm for cenS of two- organizations opposing the jof The 30 per cent proposed ton highway from Jack- te solicited from private sonvflle to Miami will meet here Sunday. The two groups the East Coast Highways Association and the In a special joint meeting with and southeast of the last reported! ____ ______ ____ the Commission it was tenta-j posibon of ihe disabled vessel. j Democratic Presidential with Sen. Estes Kefauver of Ten- nessee, who has said he wfll de- cide soon whether to bid for the nomina- interests. As yet the private interests have not committed a share of the ex- i pense. but such interests were to The floating material included a tion. hatch cover, lumber and plates, Sen. Mundt (R.-S. D.) said after Soxes, drums and an ofl slick. a swing through the Southwest aad The Coast Guard said it con- (Continued on Page 3) sidered the nature of the debris as giving no indication whether ihe Pennsylvania stffl was afloat, j A spokesman reported finding of j a hatch cover might be considered Disarmament Commission. Vishinsky made clear to report- ers after the committee adjourned unta Monday -that he wants the Assembly to proclaim now _ at' this an unconditional ban on atomic bombs. He said, (Continued on Page 3) British Battle Florida Free Highways Association bejaatacted soon. meet separately at 10 a. m. at the Princess Tfesena Hotel, HoW- The Federal ard A. Smith, executive secretary be made captain, George Plover, had before abandoning Jose GonzalerS w Federal ard A. Smith, executive secretary harbor back into said of tte former organization, said. A {adequate doclnns AI.BVAU tu 1 oaniTaav InnV i _ _ _ i- _ open the outlook John Porter, 42, Negro, was kflled when he was thrown from the back seat through the wind- shield of a car as it overturnad into a ditch after striking another car Wffliaia Herman Moody. 46, Fel- lowship, was fcflled instanay Fri- day night and a companion was critically injured when the car in which they were riding left the road and hit a pine tree about eight miles west of Ocala. operation and channel-] NEW YORK Guard Division May Be Activated j Egyptian Force DAYTOXA BEACH high; ISMAHJA. Egypt Guard official said Sat-: troops aad tanks fought a bloodv nrday tuere is a good possibility; day-long battle xrith an oreanizcd 'session of the legislature. until the nest -ity seismograph. vicmuy of the harbor direction of the quake from would be considered, it was said. JXew York was not determined. FINOS HUSBAND DEAD TAMPA Mrs. James D. White waited up all night for her husband to return from work. Saturday morning sbe found him dead at the foot of the stairs to the Carlsen Rejects Offers to Cash in on 14-Day Saga Maj. Gen. Raymond H. Flem- ing, chief of the National Guard Bureau. Washington. D. C.. said virtnaHy all of Florida's Air Xa- tional Guard has already been or- dered to duty. Gen. Fleming spoke at the 50th annual convention of the Florida supply Zone. ie big Tel El Kebir base in the Suez Cana- The British announced the Esyp tians suffered 46 casualties oat of their force of 100: killed "3 wounded, 25 captured. Tne British listed their casual as one of FALMOUTH, England. Kurt Carlsen stubbornly rejected Saturday all fat offers Jo cash in on his 14-day saga aboard the Fly- ing Enterprise. He said he was just not interested. He hid out most of the day in a Cornish hotel five miles from tOTva. dodging promoters con- tracts ali ready to sign for story ana movie rights, tcfevision ana radio appearances and endorse- ment of commercial products. Disappointed and somewhat be- wildered, these men sat around hotel lobbies and most of them con- Guard Officers i ficcr ?r.d ix-.o Cameron Hfsh- ceded there was no chance now at United States, Britain. Fr least of changing the courageous Denmark, skipper's mind. When he stepped ashore Fridav here lasers wounded in a land ranee and and a ticker tape parade in Xew i Gov. Fuller Warren also spoke, j explosion. The mine blast aopar' j York. j He said the National Guard has entlJ" touched off the fighting'. ized in any way." Still catching up on the sleep j Still wearing borrowed clothes, j rendered two unique services- It y ce the ill-fated Enter-! the 37-year-old captain ventured out j has saved the country from "being his shipping asent and law- j military" and ''helped maintain ithe of the state." kii.7 <31IU ?ave my ship to be commercial- j children in Woodbridge, N. J., and uea ID anv And when Carlsen makes up his mind it is hard to change Rim. lus stubborn but losing fight to save his ship from the angry At- lantic proved that. to sea. his company, the Isbrandt- sen Line, nas assured "turn that anotber ship, pernsps anottter Fiy- ing Enterprise, will be assigned 1 for him. A crov.d of about 300 admirers i quickly surrounded him and touched off an impromptu demon- stration. Pobce had to dear a wav SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET A A f to his command. J He spent an hour and a half ily meetinS of f Urn.ed a deaLear to of-1 Bilt before returning to his life's j clearing away legal angles in-i School Board and work at sea he will be lionized J volved in the sinking of tlT the at a luncheon in London Monday j (Continued on P .ge 3) There will be a regular month- le St. Lucie County Monday night at j in the Superintendent's of- fice, it as announced Saturday. WEATHER FORECAST: Partly cloudy to cloudy Sunday. Warmer north and centra! portions. Sunday's Bridge Tidm High m p. m. Low a. m. p m. SovHi Tides High 11.-3Z a. "w. p. m. Low ffl. 5T4i p, (Breakwater tides I hours earlier) LWSPAPLRl ;