Cumberland Evening Times, June 18, 1958

Cumberland Evening Times

June 18, 1958

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Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - June 18, 1958, Cumberland, Maryland note Scattered showers tonight Low in 50s Partly cloudy High 7583 High 75 low 50 noon 55 Rainfall 33 inch feet Humidity 94 pet F VOL 167 CUMBERLAND MARYLAND WEDNESDAY JUNE 18 1958 20 1 CENTS Floor Fight Iii Rail Tax ue Byrd Cites Deficit Looms By JOE HALL WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Eisenhowers request for ex tension of present corporation and excise taxes conies up in the Sen aletoday with approval appear ing certain However a lively floor fight was in prospect over a proposed amendment to wipe outthe 3 per cent freight and 10 per cent taxes On thiithe issue looked very close PftMed McMttTt Other pending amendments to repeal taxes on automobiles and auto partsappeared to have only slim chance The House passed the bill June I without any taxcutting amend ments r v Unless Congress acts to extend them the wartime rates will drop automatically June 30 cutting Treasury estimated a year Sen Harry F Byrd floor manager for the measure was ready to lead a vigorous fight against any amendments He con tends the government faces an 11 billiondollar deficit next year and cannot afford to lose revenue He had the support of both Democratic and Republican Sen ate leaders However a bipartisan bloc of senators was equally prepared to tepeil of the freiiht and transportation taxes put on in World War levfes yield about MS million dollars a year Byrd told a reporter the rail roads would get only 48 per cent of the relief from repeal of the freight levy The other 52 per cent would go to truckers and other carriers he said WMM Pretext passed by the House the bill would prevent these reduc tions 52 to 47 per cent on cor poration income 10 to 7 per cent on aulos 8 to 5 per cent on auto parts and accessories to per thousand on cigarets to per gallon on liquor to M a barrel on beer and a vari ety of cuts on wine Reds Rebuff U S Demand BERLIN States ran AP The United into a deadlock with Communist East Germany today in negotiations to obtain the re lease of nine imprisoned Army men The mission in Berlin an nounccd that the third round of talks at the East Berlin Foreign Ministry was unsuccessful No date has been set for a further meeting The American officers and a sergeant from the 3rd Armored Division in West Germany were seized by the Communists when their big heli copter strayed across the Curtain June 7 in a storm Iron House jets LaborBiJL CANADIAN BRIDGE is a general view of the Second Narrows Bridge at Vancouver B showing two spans collapsed An investigation into the cause was started today At least 16 workmen were killed and 22 injured when the spans toppled AP Photoftx N Y Zoo Strike Euds With Pact NEW YORK MVCity 700 and museum workers returned to their jobs today and a tentative sctUemcnt of a fourday heralded reopening of the institu tions to visitors Mayor Robert F Wagner an nounced agreement on new con tract terms Tuesday night after a conference between city offi cials and rcprescntalives of the striking American Federation of Stale County and Municipal Em ployes Government Forces Near Rebel Bastion Probe Starts Into Collapse Of Huge Span VANCOUVER sections of a nearly finished six testbridge collapsed mysterious ly Tuesday in a tangled mass of at least 16 work men to their death Two others were missing and 22 injured It was on a hot sun ny windless afternoon when the two end sections of the 16million dollar Second Narrows Bridge over Burrard Inlet gave way with out warning Forty construction workers were on the steel lacework of the piersupported sections Suddenly with a muted rumble the temporary front supports of the foremost section crumbled and dropped the jutting end of the bridge 200 feet into the tide churned inlet separating Vancouv er and North Vancouver The strain jerked forward the concrete pier holding the section behind and it nosed downward into the water The two sections each about 70 feet long ended their collapse tilted crazily down wardlike a sagging W with their front part submerged and rear still on the supports Cause of the collapse was not known a damage estimate available Officials of the Domin ion Bridge the contractor launched an immediate investiga lion Ally Gen Robert Bonncr ap pointed Chief Justice Sherwood Lett of the British Columbia Su preme Court to make an inquiry i GOP Chairmen Attend Classes WASHINGTON AP can state chairmen from through out the nation meet today for a threeday campaign school aimed at strengthening GOP organize tion for the November elections Among other things the 48 state chairmen will be given demon strations fn new campaign tech JAKARTA Indonesia AP Government forces were reported today within five miles of Menado The fall of that rebel headquarters city in north Celebes was said to be imminent There was no immediate com ment from army spokesmen in Jakarta Red Gunboats Hit TAIPEI Formosa AP The Nationalist Chinese Defense Min ixtry today claimed the probable sinking ftf two Communist gun boats off Matsa dawn Monday Republican National Mcade Alcorn said the school will feature dcmonstralions by specialists in radio and tele vision direct mail advertising and fund raising Fair Cooler Weather Due forecast Scattered thunder showers Friday with ly fair weather indicated over rainfall willaverage onefourth inch or less Warmer Thursday and Friday turning cooler over theweekend Tempera tures will average about three to four degrees below normal I Normal highs range from the upper 70s in the mountains to the mid 80s in the east Record Bonds Fixed For Two Crooked Cops DETROIT AP Two Detroit policemen accused of taking 300 in holdups in a fouryear out law spree were held today in some of the highest bonds in Michigan criminal 000 each The federal governments case against Patrolman James R Burke 33 described by a police superior as one of my better of and Patrolman David R Tapp 26 is being held over un til Thursday Both Burke and Tapp were brought into District Court Tuesday the day of their arrests by the FBI and police Judge Thomas P Thornton set the high bond and adjourned the case when Burke asked for aid of an attor ney Fellow police referred to Burke and Tapp as party boys who liked a good time Both men each the father of two children were separated from their families Japanese Leader Plans Plea To End ATesting TOKYO AP Japanese For eign Minister Aiichiro Fujiyama said in Parliament today he hope to fly to Washington to discuss banning nuclear tests and to re sist U S moves to curtail imports from Japan The Foreign Minister said it time to adjust U S and Japanese views on issues between the two countries to keep up with changes in the world situation Overseas Aid Seen Slashed In Money Bill AP Senate andHouse conferees meet today o put the finishing touches on a foreign aid program tailored to meet virtually all Pres ident Eisenhowers specifications They reached a tentative agree ment Tuesday authorizing among other things in mili ary assistance and 810 millions n economic defense supports to allies with which the United Stales Scientist Develops Cancer From Vims HONEY HARBOUR Ont AP major advance in cancer re search was reported today by a U S woman scientist who said she has used a single virus to cause many lypcs of cancer in ex perimental animals Dr Sarah E Stewart of the Na lional Cancer Inslilule at Belhcj da told the Canadian Can cer Research Congress she has induced as many as 29 different types of cancer in mice using a virus extracted from a single type of tumorleukemia or blood can ccr caseproducing agents in other forms are known to be responsible for polio influenza and measles While some of Dr Stewarts colleagues had reservations aboul the importance of her work Dr Arthur W Ham head of biologi cal research at the Ontario Can cer Institute in Toronto described it as the most stimulating thing that has happened in cancer re search in The grayhaired woman scicn lists seven years of work is ex peeled to lead to a great concen tralion of research on virus causa las defense pacts The totals in the in new authorizations are millions less than Ei senhower asked That amount will be added to 644 millions in author zations voted last year for the fis cal year starting July 1 Even the most enthusiastic sup porters of the foreign aid program however agree that this figure will be cut sharply when the two houses act on a money bill to provide the unds for which the foreign aic bill simply sets ceilings The Senate House a Senate pol icy stalcmcnt declaring it is in the United Slates interest to join other nations in providing supporl to India of the type magnitude and duration adequate to help icr complete her second fiveyear plan The House conferees on the other hand dropped a provision which would have put new re strictions on aid to Yugoslavia Cyprus Fire Hits Theater NICOSIA Cyprus er Greek property was burned to day and the British government again blamed Turkish Cypriots op posing union of the island colony with Greece The blaze in the Greekowned Pallas movie house was the fourth fire attack on Greek holdings in Nicosia in 24 hours Damage to the movie house was estimated al pounds So far however there was no resumption of the Turkish riot at tacks last week in which 15 Greeks and 2 Turks were killed Butler Shocked By Ike Attitude NEW YORK AP Paul M Butler national Democratic chairman said today President Eisenhowers expressed confi dcncc in Sherman Adams is shocking It is quite shocking for the American people to witness the stamp of approval that the civil ian leader of our nation has placed oh the highly questionable conduct of his assistant and most of the time the acting Pres idcnt of the United But ler said Grain Futures Steady Her paper gave support lo the Island longheld theory that cancer is transmitted by a virus These disito human cancer lion of cancer in general She her could how pnccs wcrc be applied Measure Approved By Senate After Lengthy Struggle By JOE HALL WASHINGTON broad abor control bill on which the Senate spent five long days head ed today toward a lukewarm re ception in the House J The Senate passed the measure 881 Tuesday night House leaders privately gave he bill little chance of passage These sources said the House may well pass a union pension and welfare disclosure bill which cleared the Senate in April but hat this would be the extent of action in the labor field this year However Rep Carl D Perkins chairman of the House Labor subcommittee noted he al ready is going ahead with hear rigs on a genera bill and de clared We are going to proceed Hailed By Johiwon The Senate wrangled through hree 12hour days and an 11hour session and needed another sev en hours to complete action on the inal day But members then raised their handiwork The lone opposition vole came rom Sen George W Malone R Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson Tex hailed the measure as one of the important andmarks of this Congress and a bill with which honorable men can Sen John F Kennedy D chief author manager called the bill an ef ective weapon in the hands of re sponsible leaders honest mcnr bers and the federal government n driving the racketeers and mob sters out of the labor Sen John L McClellan DArk chairman of the Rackets Commit ee also helped the sponsors with lis plea not to load the bill down with amendments which might kill il Bui McClellan conceded he was dissalisfied with parts of the measure Sen William F Knowland R who sparked the fight for many of the rejected amend ments said the bill represents progress toward assuring the workers control of their own af Key provisions of the bill would require detailed financial report ing by unions union leaders mid dlemen and employers provide or secret elections and limit Continued on Page 2 Col 3 Cardinal Named To Stitchs Post By Pope Pins Xll VATICAN CITY AP Pope Pius XII today filled the import ant Vatican post that was to have been taken over by the late Sam ucl Cardinal Stritch of Chicago Appointed as proprefect of the Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith was Gregory Peter ardinal Agagianian patriarch of ihe Armenians Cardinal Agagian ina 62 resides in Beirut Leb anon but is currently in Rome Cardinal Stritch was appointed lo the Vatican post on March I He died May 27 after being strick en ill on his way to Rome ExPoslmaster Dies ROCKFOUD 111 APWArthur L Johnson 73 president of the National Assn of Postmasters in 193334 and a former director of the old ThreeI League died Tues HOME IS THE Jerseys Gov Robert B Meyncr is greeted by his wife Helen today as he landed at Trenton airport after a threeweek tour of duty with the U S Navy in the Far East In Child Kidnaping today sought a German immigrant maid who disappeared wben a millionaires The ISyearold boy was found safe Tuesday The maid blonde Greta Goede 40 was hired by Mr and Mrs Cyril Reitman only two weeks be fore their son Joelwas abduqlcd from their home A crudely written note left in the Rcitmans suburban home said both the boy and the maid would be killed unlessthe family left in a downtown Montreal bus terminal The couple left the MElroy Hits HousePassed Defense Bill WASHINGTON AP Secre tary of Defense McElroy urging adoption of President Eisenhow ers defense reorganization plan says some provisions of a House passed bill would hurt rather than help Pentagon streamlining Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee McEl roy criticized particularly a House provision restricting the power Eisenhower asked to transfer re assign abolish or consolidate functions established by law Under the bill passed by the House last week the sccrelaryor chief of staff of the Army Navy or Air Force mayt appeal to Con gress an order abolishing combat ant functions Congress could re verse the order without possibil ity of a White House veto McElroy told the committee this would amount to an effec tive militaryvelo over civilian au thority instead of clarifying and enhancing civilian Rebel Force Takes Prison BEIRUT Lebanon gents captured a womans prison in Beirut today and started shoot ing at nearby houses from the prison walls Fighting broke out in the area Tuesday night when insurgents as sailed the prison The insurgents are Moslems op posed to President Camille Cha mouns regime in this halfChris tian halfMoslem nation The prison is on a hill overlook ing the Christian quarters The money and staked out the terminal with plainclothcsmcn but no one appeared The boy turned up in the home of Edward Roycr a taxi driver in Ottawa 100 miles west of Mon treal Roycr said a blonde wom an between 35 and 40 years old hailed his cab Monday Speaking with a thick foreign accent and identifying herself as Mrs Greta Braun she asked him to mind her son while she shopped Royer took Joel home and noti fied police when the woman failed to show up as agreed Monday aft ernoon Ottawa police did not iden tify the boy as Joel until Mrs Reitman broadcast a radio appeal to the kidnaper Tuesday The Reitmans brought Joel home from Ottawa Tuesday night He rushed happily into the arms of his grandfather Sam Reitman president of a chain of ens wear stores Cyril Reitman is a buyer for his fathers stores Airmail Killed Another Jailed ALEXANDRIA La AP An England Air Force base airman last night shot another to death after an argument that grew out of a birthday Dead was John R Abrani 18 attached to the 834th air group His home town as Beck ley W Va Police held Airman I C James Johnson 21 in connection with the slaying Both Abram and John son were identified as Negroes Abram ran out of the house where several airmen and others were having the party officers Moslems were shooting down into said and was shot in the chest the Christian section with a 25 caliber pistol Kadar Fate In Hungary Poses Questions After Death Of By CARL IIARTMAX BUDAPEST Hungary AP The execution of Imre Nagy raises the question of what will happen to his collaborator and successor Janos Kadar the cur rent Communist boss of Hun gary Nagy and Kadar were both con sidered Titoists Communists who thought the local parties should be allowed to depart from Mos cows dictates to meet local con ditions holds He was a member ofithat the ex premier was at a Nagys Cabinet and presumably backed its measures Kadar in speeches and inter views supported the revolt Then he broke with Nagy to collabor ate with the Soviet forces which installed him in power health resort he had wanted to go to He implied the whole matter ouaht to be forgotten What happened to revive it Most observers here and in Bel grade believe the executions to be After Nagy took refuge in the the result of the between Yugoslav Embassy and Tito But what re him a safeconduct and arrested Nagy when he left the embassy Many observers believe that Ka mains unclear is the wider pic lure of which this strike at Tito and Titoism is a part Here arc at Trade darhad promised Yugoslav Prossome of the q u e s t i o n s being At the start of the 1956 revolt idenl Tito there would be no trial asked they worked closely Nagy As recently as April 3 1 Was the trial of Nagy meant When Hungarys Communist parKadar brushed off the whole show other Communist regimes ty command reorganized in of Nagy in a talk with danger of Titos independent of the Board midst of the crisis Kadar becamecorrcspondent saying it was noljidcas jlhe party chief a job he stillof current He added Continued on Page 2 Col 3 Eisenhower Asserts He Needs Aide Reads Statement At News Session Shuns Questioning rr By MARVIN L ARROWSMITJB WASHINGTON Eisenhower said today that Sher man Adams was imprudent in his relations with Bernard Goldfine but I need him to continueas top presidential aide Eisenhower madeit plain ata news conference that he has n6 intentionof firing Adams though he did not say that inso many words In anticipation that the Presi dent would talk about the hottest Washington subject of the mo ment newsmen were packed into the conference room Reads From Large Cards At the outset Eisenhower an nounced he had a statement he wanted to read Then reading from typewritten Targe cards Eisenhower said Adams hadbeen imprudent as Adams himself acknowledged in testimony Tuesday before House investigating committee Depite that imprudence Eisen hower said he has reached these personal conclusions 1 I believe that the presenta tion made by Gov Adams to the congressional committee Tues day truthfully represents the per tinent facts 2 I personally like Gov 3 I admire his abilities I respect him because of his personal and official integrity JS I need Eisenhower then went on to say Admitting the lack of that careful prudence in this incident that Gov Adams Tuesday re ferred to 1 believe with my whole heart that he is an invaluable pub lic servant doing a difficult job ef ficiently honestly and After reading the statement Ei senhower said he would have nothing more to say regarding the AdamsGoldfine case But as he news conference progressed he didreply to sev eral questions concerned either di rectly with the matter or with general principles related to On one related matter Eisen hower did decline comment This was when He was told that some Republicans running for reelec tion this year say they are going to have difficulty facing the voters on the AdamsGoldfine issue The President said he did not care to say anything on he had already made his general statement At one point Eisenhower was asked whether in the light of the AdamsGoldfine situation it would be proper for other government employee to do what Adams did and win Eisenhowers approval He rcplfed that he always has striven for the highest impecca ble standards in the case of white House staff members He said the goal is the same in the case of employes of all other agencies but that he does not have as close contact with them as with mem bers of his own staff Cannot Act Directly Eisenhower also said he is not able to act directly with respect to workers in other agencies The matter there he said is in the hands of Cabinet members and agency heads The news conference attracted 257 reporters It dealt for the most part with the controversy over Adams Other highlights were HUNGARY Eisenhower de nounced the execution of former Hungarian Premier Imre Nagy Continued on Page 2 Col 4 steady Doggy Birthday Parly Attracts Canine Society CHICAGO birthday cake was a hamburger patty fa vors were bones and prizes rub ber squccking mice And all the guests barked The occasion Thistles four month anniversary party Tues day Thistle is a scottie owned by Jane Lczak 5 Jane thought of the doggy idea herself her mother said Invita tions went out to Thistles play mates of the neighborhood Ten showed up For presents Thistle received candy lollipops a bill and an insulated travel bag t 1 ;