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Jefferson City Post-Tribune (Newspaper) - March 23, 1956, Jefferson City, Missouri KRCGTV 13 voL90 Report Critical Of US Defense Buying Policy Contractors Given Big Advantages House Probers Say WASHINGTON House Appropriations Com mittee madepublictoday a staff report criticizing De procure fense Department ment practices as ic and as giving contractors a tremendous advantage Included in the 397page document were formal replies from the Defense Department the Army the Navy and the Air Force In general they defended the crit icized practices on grounds the hurryup or Crash natiireof the contracts involved made norroa procedure impractical No Made Rep Whitten DMbsl a com mittee member commented in the report that there were indications that the government is spending billions to someones profit The report on which three teams of committee probers have been working since last April made no charges of corruption or willful wrongdoing No specific time period was cov ered by the survey tut much ol the material involved was ordered or delivered during the Korean War period The report made no distinction between Republican Democratic administrations The wartime period included parts of both The report cited examples Said showed serious deficiencies with respect to policy guidance unconscionable delays in making formal contracts realistic delivery schedules di version of production funds into research and development inade quate stock control flagrant de ficiencies in procurement and contract operations and reports of oliticare politicalpressure dealings in contract Secretary of Defense Wilson re plied I do not excuse these kinds Jhingjif they are true There is explanation of it probably because people do not purposely do suchsloppy things That is they sort of drift into it all I can tell you is that one way and another we are trying to eel hold of The investigators said there have been substantial improve ments in procurement practices and policies in recent years but no useful purpose would be served by documenting those re sults in this wjpori leader of Boycott To Continue Fight MONTGOMERY Ala A convicted leader in the Negro boy cott of city buses here has pledged to continue the fight against seg regation no matter how many times he is convicted of violating Alabamas antiboycott law The Rev Martin Luther King Jr was convicted yesterday of violating the boycott law and was fined by Circuit Judge Eu gene Carter Last night the 27yearold Bap tist pastor vowed at a mass meet ing to continue fighting for jus tice and equality and to keep on in a leading rote in the protest movement no matterhow many times they convict me King has been prominent in the against seg regated seating on city buses Negroes here generally were ex pected to prolong their mass pro test despite Kings conviction The fine assessed against King was suspended after defense attor neys served notice of an appeal The attorneys said they would take the appeal all the way to the US Supreme Court if ncessary in another test of the Souths segre gation laws Helicopter Needed In Making Arrest Of Idaho Hermit OROFINO Idaho Squid eaw pwJdy WHOM police tauaebei sheriffs of ol Kny use when the government decided to Bin Morland Authorities flew helicopter into the remote North Fork area of Idahos Clearwater County to pick up the 55yearold hermit Norland was charged with il legal entering of government building Authorities said stole food supplies stored in the woods for the use of rangers aadi snow surveyors Morland wasjailedinlieuot bond and his trial was not set dab Louis G Rackers Fib for Sheriff Police Chief Opposes Morkway jn Primary Jefferson City Police Chief h Backerstoday filed for the office of sheriff in the county Democratic primary set for AUJ in opposition to incumbent Markway Rackers who lives at 808 L Hill Rdwas elected chief orpo JCe in 1951 Prior to his jdection id that office he served deputy sheriff of Cole County for tour years Second Contest With the filing of Rackers the sheriffs office becomes the second contested post in the August 7 Democratic primary In the other Toe B6sch and incumbent Thomas Jraham will battle it out for Cole County representative Hackers only comment attend ant to his filing was I feel that I can say the police department has been conducted n an efficient manner and for the aixJ safety of all of our citi lens during the past five years Subject to action of the voters in he Democratic county primary and he April election I wai promise he same conduct of the of iheriff1 Candidate The Capital Citypolice chief be came the eighth to file for nomi lation in the Democratic primary Others include Leo J Kaufiman in county assessor Mis Louise1 Kauffmaa butfh ward Democratic commit eernao Ralph Jobe Jr incumb fifth ward Democratic corri mitteeman BenMarkway in sheriff Thomas Graham county represent ative and Joe Bosch county representative Fire Hotel ST LOUIS guests were routed by an early morning fire at the Esquire Hotel here today There were no injuries reported The Weather Jefferson City and Central Missouri Partly cloudy and warmer with southwesterly winds from 29 to 25 mller per hour this afternoon mostly cloudy tontcht and tomorrow and little colder tomorrow high this afternoon In lower low tonicnt in upper Mi nlfh tomorrow in Me Hllti Yeilerday 11 It tm 53 Low Noon I mm 41 3pm ft MUMirl Biter City 78 03 Bocnvlllt it fall JJ Jetterton City Hermann rite o River Lake of the Omka no chf Rlvtr tortctiu Stturdi Boonvlllc city to LI Ourkl The followlne It the farceut for the 61 ttie Oiarki for tbe vatic enrtlnf March 31 Barring raini unforeieen load changes Inflow into tHe lake diirlnff the week vill be equivalent to about 01 It outflow 03 U Draft for the week Till be about 01 It ana the itaie at the end of he will lie about 413 ft The atate of the Of atft Rlvtl it fit Ttaomaa about 1 ft ulles Reports To Senate Group WASHINGTON BSecretary df late Dulles told tb Senate For eign Relations Committee today that he found a wealth of friend hip forthe United States in South Korea and an absence of policy differences between the United States and Japan Dulles reported to a closeddoor ession of the committee on his ecent trip to South Asia and the Tar East In a summary of his eport Acting Chairman Green DRI said Dullesa told the sena ors that in facetoface meetings with Asian leaders he had op ortunity to gauge their concerns and anxieties and to provide ap irppriate assurances Green added that Dulles de lared the Southeast Asja Treaty Organization is growing in a teady andheaithy Dulles Oriental tour was made in connection with his trip to Karachi Pakistan for a SEATO Council meeting Greens summary said Dulles reported that the Karachi meeting reinforced the concept of SEATG as a shield behind which the na tions of the area might have an opportunity to develop their free institutions And Green added Secretary Dulles sumiharized the principal points raised by Southeast Asian leaders He al luded to the difficult tensions arising from the PakistanAfghan istan dispute the Kashmir ques tion and the difficulties between the Dutch and Indonesians over portions of New Guinea He had extensive and helpful talks with Mr Nehru to India and the leaders in Pakistan Ceylon South Viet Nam Indonesia and Thailand Tonight Dulles tells the nation his current ideas about blocking efforts by Russia to penetrate the free nations of Asia politically and economically JEFFERSON GTTY MISSOURI ptlDAY AFTERNOON MARCH 23 1956 Possible Shift In Stevenson Campaign Seen Ellender Expresses Southern Opposition To Sen Kefauver By Lb PTMO Adlai Stevensons camp was pondering today a possible shiftin campaign techniques in the jolting setback by Sen Estes Kefauver of Tennessee in the Minnesota Democratic presi dential primary Meantime Kefauver pushed deeper into California using his tried and proved style o voteseeking Despite his upset vie tory in Minnesota last Tuesday the Tennesseean said in Richmond Calif he still faces ahard fight against Stevenson in Four Clashes Kefauver and Stevenson vyinj for the Democratic presidentia nomination meet headon four more times before tiieir partys August convention in primaries m Alaska April 24 the District of Columbia May 1 Flor ida May 29 and California June 5 Surveying the wreckage of their ippes in Minnesota Stevenson anc lis aides indicated in Chicago they attributed his defeat there to a failure to put his ideas across Ke fauverwon 26 of the states 30 oriventkn votes But Stevenson backers professed not to be dis couraged Mayor Richard j Pa ey of Chicago said he didnt think nomination is going to be decided on the vote of one state James Finnegan of Philadelphia Stevensons campaign manager said IMay campaigns plannedto oth Florida and California may stretched out Also Stevenson s being urged to shake more hands to be a bit less formal But Steyensori said he intends to continue to express myself on the issues as I see them He said he would not try to out womise anybody And he made t plain he Intends to follow his selfimposed course of modera if it costs him the presidential nomin ation Steven sou said he had received a greai volume of mall and telegrams urging him tn push bis fight for the nomination JCefaiiver moving from the Sai nranclsco area into southern Cal fornia said that since his Minne sota victory he has received new ffes of support indicating to him hat some Democrats who have been neutral or backing other can didates or potential candidates are reconsidering their positions However Sen Ellender DLa said in Washington the South will not accept Kefauver as the Democratic presidential nominee Ellender said the South will not go for Kefauvers views on civil rights The Lousiana senator said it looked to him as though Steven son will lose popularity from here on out andthat it will be nec essary to nominate someone else other than Kefauver EUender said his first choice for the nomination is Sen Okla but that Kerr doesnt seem to want it Thus Ellender added Id be 100 per cent for Lyndon Johnson the Senate democratic leader who has said be is con sidering a suggestion that he seek endorsement as Texas favorite son candidate Split Speaking in Sarasota Fla GOP Chairman Leonard Hall said the segregation issue had caused what he termed a complete phil osophical split among the Demo crats He aaid he didnt believe fEe Republicanshad been hurt in the South as a result of the Su preme Courts decision against Slusher Critical Of Farm Measure H E Slusher president of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation believes the omnibus farm bill ap proved last weelrTaythe Senate would be almost impossible to administer Slusher said the bill has many good features written into it but there are many more bad than good ones The bill was approved by a 932 vote after 41 amendments had been adopted But Slusher sees lit tle chance that the House will at tempt to undo what the Senate has already done Tht Farm Bureau head said the dual parity formula provisions and the commoditybycommodity pro visions will be hard to justify and he added that high support prices are not compatible with the soil bank idea the President compro Firemen Threaten Strike 75 rise 30 way Patrol reported today Robert LM Schnarr IS of St Louis was picked up in Jefferson County drivingtruck stolen to St Charles A truck taken earlier at Boonvflle was abandoned in gt Coarles The second boy Herschel Hayes 6 of Potosl was caught while hitch hiking between Boonville and Columbia j Boonville Escapees Soon Recaptured Twlnmates of the State TrainmiseiThls own inf School for Boys at were recaptured last night a few lours after their escape the High cannot sign thebill if the House Senate conferees adopt the Senate version of a 19S6 farm program Slusher said He added Farmers Husband Is Caught Between Art Board Wife oh House Color ST LOUIS Mojse is caught between his wife and the city Art Commission as to what color shingles should be on his house Mrs Moise wants green shin gles Whenthe contractor tried to get a city permit the matter Was referred to the Art Commis sion because the house is near a park Too drab said the commission Moise should use white Moise said yesterday his wife is Irish and wants green and Ive gotta live with the woman I dontt know what Im gonna do wJH will of the Ministerial Alliance vjrfn take part In the Hols Week services that new next week at the Capitol Theater amTMelWist Church Left to right they are front W Central EvangrelicaljNeaCole Grace Episcopal C B Johnson cona Baptist T W Nelson First Baptist Elmer Goss Mefcmal Baptist back row Dan Burkl Baiter Council of Joe Erwin Wesley Foundation Lincoln University Robert LeWis Krause First Methodist The R es Churchill Presbyterian Synod aud William X Gibble nt NewsTribuiie photo r End on Good Friday Holy Week Observances evs be Train Egyptians London Says 200 Being Trailed Near Polish Baltic Port LONDON Foreign Office aid today Britain has received iecret reports that a consider able Egyptians are under military training in Poland A spokesman told reporters the Sritish government places re iance on these reports but h gpujd jiot di Start at Nqon Monday Holy Week services will begin at noon March 26 in the Capito Theater These annual services are under the auspices of the Jefferson City Ministerial Alli ance and will be held each day Monday through Thursday at pm Meditations this year will be on personalities of the Passion and conducted by four clergy men of the city Each day spe WASHINGTON W Railroad firemen contending they are need ed on diesel locomotives have threatened a nationwide strike if ncessary to protect their jobs The Firemens Brotherhood set no deadline but its president HE Gilbert advised President Eisen hower in a letter yesterday the union would take the sternest measures of resistance indui ng a strike if the carriers go through with what the union calls a move to abolish its members lobs A smaller but more immediufe strikethreat camefrom the Trans port WorkersUnion Pres dents of 52 TWU locals voted in Pittsburgh yesterday to call a stirike of 25000 nonoperating work ers of the Pennsylvania Railroad unless a disputeover layoffs is resolved The strike would involve repair maintenance and service person nel not directly concerned with the operation of trains employed by Jie Pennsylvania system between New York and Chicago In Factional Fight ALGIERS French military authorities today reported finding another 16 Algerian rebels with heir throats slit apparently after battle with another rebel faction The French said this brought to about 50 the number of rebels killed in such affairs in the past week They are believed victims of a feud between the national Al gerian movement and the national liberation front cial music will be presented by member o the choirs of the cooperating churches On Rev Elmer L Goss pastor of Memorial Bap tist Church will speak on Simon Peter John Rich will sine the Holy City On Tuesday the Rev Robert M Young pastor of the terian Church will speak on Judas Mrs C R Child will sing O Man of Sorrows with violin obligate by Mrs Powel Phelps On Wednesday the Rev Ned Cole pastor of Grace Epis copal Church will speak on Barabbas Mrs Leland Upde graff will sing O DivineRe deemer On Thursday the Rev Otis Erwin of the Wesley Foundation at Lincoln University will speak on Pil ate E W Schneider will sing Give Thanks and Sing Mrs R A Bryant will be the organist at all four services The public is invited to attend Each service will pm T On Good Friday March 30 two services will be held by ministers of he Jefferson City Ministerial Alliance one at the Methodist hurch Monroe street and Gap itol avenue and the other at the race Episcopal Churchf High aud Adams Streets serv ices will be held froth 12 noon until 3 pm The order of the Good Friday service at the Methodist Church with the Rev D Russell Lytle eader and director of worship on the Seven Last Words is as follows First word The Word of For ivenerJ by the Rev Robert r Herrmann Second word The Word of Salvation by the Rev C B Johnson Third word The Word of Love bythe Rev Lewis Krause Fourth word The Word of illby the Charles Churchill Fifth word The Word of luman Need by the Rev Don Burkhalter Sixth word The Word of Tri impli by the Rev William T Gibble Seventh word The Word of Commitment by the Rev Tl W Nelson DuensiiigTiimber Company Is Sold Roy Thorp Purchases Walnut Street Yard Two transactions in the lumber business in Jefferson City were an nounced today and with it one o the old firms will bow but A change was made in the own ership of one of the younger firms of the city Strong Brothers anc Tharp located on Highway 51 West Lloyd Bud and Jame Strong have bought out the inter est of Roy Tharp in which all three owners said this was i friendly dissolution that will enabli Tharo to go into business for him self Ducnsing Retires Tharp has bought the real estat of the Duensing Lumber Co 204 Walnut St and expects to take possession of the property within a month Duensing whc bought the Jordon yard on Capito avenue in 1932 is retfring from he lumber business on account o his health Lloyd and James Strong who started in business here operating a planing mill in 1MB will con inue operation of Strong Lumber Co Tharp entered the firm in 1949 and the business was expanded to a full blown lumber company The building at 204 Walnut street vas erected by Duensing in the ast two years Duensing had his rard on East Capitol avenue where he new state office building the Jefferson is now located When he state bought the property he moved into temporary quarters in he 1000 block on East High street until new quarters could be estab ished Separate Uuit James Strong said that the new y completed building on Highway 50 West located adjacent to the Strong Lumber Co by his father Thomas C Strong is a separate mit and will not be connected with he lumber yard Duensing is well known in Mis souri and over the nation for his activities in the American Trotting Association and as an official at track at the Missouri State Fair He lives at 1202 lllp eau Dr James Strong 19fl2 W ilcCatty St has been an active worker in the Junior Chamber of Rotary Fellowship Winner Awards For and Scholarship Not New to Miss Jimmie L Farmer Scholastic and vocal achieve ments are routine for Miss Jim mie Lee Farmer daughter of ilr and Mrs Lee W Farmer of Camdenton who is currently studying voice at Milan Italy is a Rotary Fellow The 24yearold singer scholar and linguist was recommended or the Rotary Fellowship by the Rotary Club of Cnmdenton for advanced study abroad during he 595657 academic year Ponor Graduate Miss Farmer 1954 honor grad uate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Music dc ree will enroll at the Music icademy in Vienna Austria at the beginning of the fali semes need helpful legislation in 1958 The er She received a Master of Jlanting season is well under way Ike U Arts degree in Music History from the University of Missouri in 1855 Local music enthusiasts arc Apiculture Benson said ioiny he signing a farm bin currying the provisions of a meas ure recently passed by the Senate She performed at Wichita Falls Tex in Handels Mes siah During the summer of 1955 Miss Farmer participated in an Opera Workshop at the Ajpen Colo School of Music where she sang the roles of Martha in Faust and Marcellina in The Marriage ofFigaro She speaks German and Italian fluently When a student of the univers ity she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa honorary scholastic so ciety and to Sigma Alpha Iota honorary music fraternity She was also an active member of the Student Union Music Com mittee and the Baptist Sudent Group In 1955 Miss Farmer won the Paulina Kuntze Music Award and the Sigma Alpha Iota Schol WASHINGTON of familiar with the talents of the Camderiton singer While a col lege student she appeared i as alto soloist in Schuberts Mnss in B Flat Major with tht Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra nrship Church Soloist She was university accompan st and graduate assistant alto sdlolst of the Missouri Methodist Church In Columbin and directed he youth choir of the First Bap isl Church in Columbia Rotary Fellows are selected from applicants sponsored by the JRotaryT Clubs in their houve townsvCandidates must be be tween 2T and 29 years of age and they must have a college or university degree record of high scholastic plus a thor ough knowledge of the language of the country in which they pro pose to study Launched in 1947 the Fellow ships program is one of Rotarys prime contributions toward the promotion of international und erstanding good will and peace More than 800 young men and women from 61 countries have been awarded Rotary Fellow ships for a year of graduate study in 40 foreign countries Total grants since 1947 exceed saidthe matter wilTEeTaEeiTinto account iii determination of Brit lins Middle Eastern policies i yBritish informants estimated apout 200 Egyptian officers and noncommissioned officers are be ng trained in landsea and air iperations and the use of arma ments at a Soviet base near Po ands Baltic Sea port of Gdynia Their instruction was reported to nclude the use of radar subma rines and all forms of artillery Deal Extensiph The training un derstood to be an extensionof the 955 deal under which Communis sold arms to Egyp1 or Egyptian cotton and rice the informants said The Foreign Office spokesman said the British government also s aware that Czech army officers are training Egyptian air force men in the use of Soviet aircraf near the Egyptian portof Alex andria Egypt is the leader of Arab na tionsj surrounding Israel Premie Gamal Abdel Nasserdeclared in announcing the dear with slovakia that the arms were nee ed for defense against a threajtj Israeli aggression An Israeli r quest for United States arms i pending in Washington Plans Made The Foreign Office spokesman was asked to comment on a New York report that Britain rebehtly completed a plan for effective military action in case of a seconc ArabIsraeli war We have plans which could be ut into action very rapidiy in such a contingency when it has been decided to do so he re plied He made it clear the British gov ernment does not acting its own however and he called attentionto American British and Trench consultations under way in Washington Gov Donnelly Carter Standing PafonRequestx Cut in Prison Funds From Bond Issue Hinted by Martiho Gov Phil M Donnelly sajid his state corrections director took a stand pat attitude to day in the face of threatened cuts in the prison appropria tions they recommended Col James D Carter state corrections director recom mended the penal system get from the states S75 million building bond issue That would include million for a new medium security prison away from Jefferson City The medium security institution was theonly specific recommen dation the governor made when he called the Legislature into spe cial session four weeks ago But yesterday Rep Joseph W Martino D of St Louis House Appropriations chairman reportedly said the committee might cut the allotment for a me frbm Hew Antiaircraft Mem Unveiled Md newly unveiled Army antiaircraft sys em was said by Secretary Erucfc r todayXto be capable of detecting an eneiiw aircraft and mis iles coordinating the firing if nike missiles against them The the complex adarnike system missiie mas er Newsmen were shown the irst developmental center which ontrols nike Menses of the Commerce and in the operation of WashihgtohBaltiniore area This he Cole County Fair A year ago v ie was awarded the young man of the year honor by the Chamber of ommerce Judges Commilteemen of the Fellowshlpi committee of the 195th Rotary District which selected Miss Farmer as R candidate1 for the Fellowship consists of Dri Frank Heagertly Lebanon Dr Earl Collins Marshall Dr Dprsey Hooper BoonvilleJ Wallace Wal ter Springfield arid Geoige Rout song SertaUa rmy post lies between those two ities Their current defenses appar ntly include 11 nikfe installations potted over a area Each uch installation has eight aunchcrs The missile master sVstem can e operated either independently in conjunction with Uie over 11 sage air and antiaircraft de ense systems run by the Air orce In general it is a smaller oealized Aversion of the Sage sys em Sage means semiauto matic graoridcontrolv of fishier nterceptorif and a n t i a i r Waft Brucker jjmade his reference to the ability of the Armys system to cope with missiles as as plsnes in a brief statement Gen Collins Retires After 39 Years Duty j WASHINGTON fi The Army planned a parting salute today to Gen J Lawton Collins whose 39 years ol active duty included service as chief of staff through out the Korean War Collins had a morning appoint ment withPresident Eisenhower A formal dress parade ar ranged in the afternoon at Ft Mc Nair Honor Guest ST LOUIS John1 DAlton primate of all Ireland will he guest of honor herpAprili 15 at ceremoniesdftViicating thai 6milliondollar Cardinal Glennon Hospital He will arrive in St security prison Hliontoarojjnd So million He said the nstitufidii to house 500 men woyld e big enough ii present facilities t the prisons Church farm and t Algoa Intermediate Reforina iry were fully used The governor told his news con erence today he hoped Carter stand firm on the orig nal request because I think its lecessary Carter agreed Our request was submittedaft r careful study and analysis se said Im standing fast on our nitial request The rest will be up o the Legislature He said the main penitentiary BOW has around 1200 men who vould be eligible for a chance at rehabilitation in a medium secur ty institution If the cuts mentioned by Martino should be made Carter said it would handicap us in Agoing ahead It would be impossible to carry out a thorough program and the main prison simply con tinue as a school for He said a million appropria tton would not be enough to put Missouris penal program in line states the i kind of program Missouri de serves JAbill authorizing a medium se curity institution has been Intro duced in the Senate but stalled by opposition to on correctional institutions leaded by Sen J F Patterson D f Caruthersvilje The Senate will not be in ses ion next week and Patterson has iot indicated wlien an effort will ie made to pry the bill out of the ommittee jtizens Oppose Military ST PETERS Mo lersons at a public meeting last ight expressed opposition to plans sr an allmilitary airport near this St Charles County community Only two persons indicated ap roval of the proposed air field ntended to relieve congestion at LambertSt Louis Airport The site for the new air field Has thtrapproval of St Louis County fficiols who want to move mii ary operations away from J the eavily populated Lambert The meeting last night was the ourth in the area during the week Charles Kinamore of nearby Eiar enne said more than BOO residents avc signed a petition opposing the roposed airport Many of those at the meeting lid they objected to secretive rocedure by the St Louis Cham er of Commerce in taking the latter up with the Department of defense in Washington wither cis ussing the matter with resWaits ho would be affected Louis Apvil 12 lightly Colder Weather Forecast Sughtly colder weather is the eckend outlook for springminded entral Missourians the weather lan says After climbing into the 60s to ay the mercury is expected to ain only the 50s on Saturday The kies will be mostly cloudy tonight nd Saturday and 4he low tonight rill be in the 30s N The statewide forecast is for oudy and colder tonight and to orrow in northern Missouri but sewhere the outlook ia tor partly oudy and mild Occasional light rizzle was predicted for the ex eme north Low temperatures tonight are xpected to be around 30 in the xtreme north to the 30s in the outh with tomorrows fcijjhs rang g from near in the extreme orth to 70 along the southern order of the state The forecast for the next five ays calls for gvng near tbe seasonal normal recipUticm the weather aid should average et an inch occurring
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