Rocky Mount Evening Telegram, February 23, 1952

Rocky Mount Evening Telegram

February 23, 1952

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Rocky Mount Evening Telegram (Newspaper) - February 23, 1952, Rocky Mount, North Carolina TELHGRAM PHONES Dial 5161: CirculaUon-Bnokkeeplnr Dial 5162: Society and News Dial 516S: Manaeing Ert.-Sports Dial 5164: Display-Classiiicd Adv. THE EVENING TELEGRAM THE WEATHEB Cloudy and continued cool to® day, (oniKh< ¡»"'1 Sunday; som» litrht rain Sunday VOL. XLI—NO. 120 TEN PAGES TODAY ROCKY MOUNT, N. C. SATURDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 23,1952 Th* A^'iorlatirt Priis^ Wir« and Featnrft Sortir© * * * PRICE FIVE CENTS Survivor Taken From Tanker By Coast Guard A life raft with Second Mate Willard F. Fahrner and Third Mata Vincent A. Galdón drifti toward the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Yakutat while Coast Guardsmen prepare to lower another life raft to rescue the tanker men from the Fort Merser, off Chatham, Mass. Two other crewmen, in-Revenue Hearing For New York Scheduled SoonRecords On Revenue Setup In New York Sent To Washington By B. Ij. LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON im — A starting date ior the long-awaited hearings Into the New York internal revenue 1 situation is expected to be set early ' next week by House tax in-: vestigators. i Subpoenas for some witnesses; are understood to be returnable Monday, although it may be several weeks before public hearings start. Rep. King (D-Calif), chairman of the House ways and means investigating subcommittee, i-s not expected back until next week from San Francisco where the inquiry group has just completed hearings on the Northern California tax picture. Meanwhile, committee records dealing with the New York setup are under committee lock and key after being rushed here from the committee's staff offices in New York. Their removal was ordered when a federal grand .lury unexpectedly moved into the investigation while the committee was on the West The grand jury move brought charges of "double cross" fi-om the committee. In a statement issued in San Francisco, Chairman King chargedDefense Program Of Western Allies To Cost Taxpayers Some $300 Billion11-State Alarm Sutton Pal After Capture In Brooklyn FEDERALSBURG, Md., An ll-state policc alarm was broadcast today for a 15-year-old hiRh school Kirl and her alleged abductor after the two were seen to drive out of town in a small truck yesterday. The girl was identified a.<i Cecil Harrison, a student at Federalsburg high school. State policc said a warrant charginK ahdnction was Issued for Eddie Small, 22. iielievcd to be a resident of .South Carolina. The irlrl was last seen leavine the .school yesterday afternoon and entering the truck. Friends said she and Small then drove off. She was wearing a white blouse, checkered skirt and a green coat, accordlns: to the state police description. Tax Loopholes To Be Plugged George Is Critical Of Revenue System By G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON (/P)—Plugs for re- cluding the Captain were also rescued from the bow section after the vessel broke in two during • the Justice and Treasury Depart- WAbm^ .torm off cape Cod. This pictu^ was tal^n by S-A. Harold Schefts of Brooklyn. N. Y., Feb. 19. He -nts |^c^^ was on his first trip to sea on the Cutter Yakutat. U.S. Paying Through Nose|Mag Defends For Bases, Declares Hunt Story On Mac forts—a charge denied by the mittees of Congress, Sen. George i departments. (D-Ga) said today. i In its New York inquiry the com- i "There seems to have been some , mittee expects to hear from form- pretty loose handling of certain er Internal Revenue Commis.siorier matters," George told a reporter. Joseph D.. Nunan Jr., target of; Specifically, he added, there ao-Sen. John J. Williams iR-Del) In peared to be "some laxity"a-and I Senate .speeches alleging new ir- tighter rules indicated—in grant-j regularities involving the Internal ing former employes of the In-Revenue Bureau.* ternal Revenue Bureau special In his statement. Williams permission to act as counsel for charged that "not one dime" had i tax-troubled companies, been collected of nearly two mil i George said action will be taken lion dollars owed by four tax-i by the Senate Finance Committee. NEW YORK —(it—Newsweek payers represented by Nunan after i which he heads, and the House By EDWIN B. IIAAKINSON | More than three million dollars magazine .say.s it gave Gen. Doug- he left the revenue bureau. Ways and Means Committee, which WASHINGTON LW — Sen. Hunt went to worker.s while aboiud ship [¡^j. MacArlhur nn opportimitv lo! Williams said they were among writes tax laws. (D-Wyo) said today the United'before they even reached the siie.i,,ga(j and comment on a story 102 tax cases in which Nunan ob-' Two investigating senators. Nix-States "is paying through t'nej. Hunt siiid the watchdog group, about him in advance of pub- tained special Treasury Depart- ,on (R-Calif) and Mündt tR-SD), nose" for a "lot of mistakes" on ¡also expects to pry deeper in'-o: lication. I ment permi.ssion to act in private described tax loopholes as "glar- a multi-million dollar program otiprotest.s that French officials inj Therefore, the magazine add.';, j legal capacity. ing." are plugged, overseas airbasc.s. I Morocco, site of the North African ; "we had good rea.son for our con- This prompted Sen. Hugh Butler i they said in separate sUtements. Senator Says French Charging U. S. Tax On Equipment Used To Build Bases For French Says Story About General Accurate Thomas Kling (left), identified by New York's Police Commissioner George Monaghan (right) as a pal of Willie "The Actor" Sutton and one of the ten most wanted of the nation's criminals, stands with one of his captors, detective Thomas Walsh in the East 22nd Street station house, New York, after being taken in a Brooklyn rooming house. Monaghan holds two of the 19 pairs of handcuffs found in Kling's room. On the table are guns and burglar equipment. Hunt is chairman of a Senate i bases, are insisting upon taxing i fi^pnce that it reflected his present defense investigating subcommilteju. S. materials and equipment ; atitiids accurately." digging into charges of waste andjshipped in for the jobs. i MacArthur. the story said, prc- (R-Neb) to call for a law which ' "leir inve.stigatioas subcommittee's would completely do awav with i inquin' into a profitable surplus granting such permission to fed-: shiP deal "will be a failure." extravagance in construction ofj Assistant Secretary of the Sen. Robert A. Tait of Ohio ' eral employes until two years after ; The subcommittee is headed by Southern Railway Tanker Derailed Near ACL Pileup the secret air bases in Norfnjporce Edwin V. Huggins test Mied j for the Republican presidential Africa and in Greenland near the j that eventually all the air i nomination but would "gladly sup-North Pole. • i con.struction will besshanded over i port" elUier Harold E. Stassen or Accident Occurs Near Friday's 20-Car Pileup Of ACL Cars; Work Continued To Clear Tracks they left government service. I Sen. Hoey (D-NC). also a member Butler said he had asked the I of the Finance Committee, who .... ____________________Justice Department to reconsider! las voiced a similar view. ■We hope these public hearSn^s¡to the French, although the Uniietli Qen Dwight D. Eisenhower if one i its pa,st opposition to sueh a plan. George .said one recent disclo- dnu, ,r,nvinc rinmnperl The tanker will make military and civilian states is paying all construction: of them were nominated. . ¡ The House commlti?e fór months s"«"® ^^ ^a.s in mind is that in- ELM OTY _ A s o^ lo^er.c more aler'. on their costs. j m a KÍat..m..nt lvu>.,day'ni*ht. I beet, developing ¿íi^ntensive ! volvlng Joseph D. Nunan. former Norfolk - to - Selma. Southern Rail-: fifteenth car fiom the i Toes in the future," Hunt said. UVi. is U. 'b. policy not to owm j the general .said "misleading head- investigation into all of «'is I i lines, captions and ad- Internal Revenue Bureau's activ- Public hearings are suspended;foreign real estate on which th _____________________ _______________________ until late next week to allow|baso,s are being constructed, neiments" tended to "create the im- Ities in the New York area, in-attorneys and investigators to cull!said. ! pression that I am favor.". o: eluding activities of the Alcohol through a nimiber of critical re-j Bng._Gen. J. C. Hardin. of J-he|ihe nomination _of_ Gen. Eisen-|Tax Unit. ' " ■ ................ " Among witne.sses may be James B. E. Olsen. former New York ports by experts on the over.seas! Army Engineers who are handlins i hower" by the GOP and "that I prn.ieci.s, only partially complete I the airbase construction through; have' a, personal hatred of Pv-si- now. ¡private contractors, said he hacl .ient Truman." District Alcohol Tax Unit super- Kunt said te-stimony so far indi- prote.sted to the governor of ; Ne'Uier is so. the general said. Ivi.sor: former Deputy Commis-cates that the Greenland base Morocco, appointed by the Frencli. A Newsweek stat^m -1 sioner Carroll' Mealey. who re- near the North Pole and known ¡against efforts to tax U. S. .sun- day did not say whether Mac-j signed .summer as head of the bv the code name of "Blue Jay.";plies and equipment. ¡Arthur had made any comment | alcohol unit; and former A.ssist- h'ad cost more tlian 100 million | Hardin said the tax disputes now j on the article: hut it spH b» --''^iant Commissioner Daniel Bolich. dollars and still is not completed.! are being negotiated in Paris,' not see in advance the story: On another investigative front, "We are told that Blue Jay is!presumably by State Dcpartmeni headline which read: "MacAr-; a House judiciary subcommittee in pnort sinpe and now operating," spokesmen. ithur: Prefers Taft, Likes Ike,! sent out a call for all cases sub- Hunt said. The Senate committee was tola^hates Harry." Senators learned that several:that some $200,000 in French; The statement, by Newsweek's thousand workers were recruited | taxes had been paid in North i publisher. Theodore F. Mueller, at "premium pay" for this fan Africa for the joint defense jobs, i said in part: north airbase, where workers drew ¡chiefly on gasoline and other equip- jsee NEWSWEEK Page 2 from S3 to $8 an hour for the first | ment needed in a hurry to avoid 40 hours weekly, and then time more delays. and a half up to 70 and 80 hours j Chairman Hunt said the U. S. a week 'See BASES Page 2 Pentagon Wants Still More Division In Military Buying By RUSSELL BRIJ>iES WASHINGTON IM—Secretary of Def-nse Lovett will be called before Congress upon his return from Lisbon to explain what some legislators said was a plan for further separating the armed services. Chairman Bonner- (D-NC) said his House expenditures subcom- mitted in the past six years by federal departments or agencies to the Justice Department In which: See REVENUE Page 2 Taft Challenged To TV Debate NEW YORK—(/P)—Commentator. Tex McCrary has challenged Sen. Robert A. Taft to another televi.sion meeting, without a stiudio audience which almost broke up the first ses.sion. ,, , ,, The Ohio Senator, candidate for two. or three days after Lovett ^gp pi.gsidential nomination, returns, Bonner told newsmen. ! was told of the challenge in Bai're, The question arose during an yt where he is on a speaking open hearing yesterday, and Bonner suddenly shifted the subject with the statement, "We'll have to diseuss these things in exeutive session." The implication was the sub- mitee has seen a Pentaogn docu- committee had picked up addition- ment in Berlin directing the Air Force to establish its own supply system, its own corps of engineers and other special services. These have been furnished in the past by the Army. Rep. Brownson (R-Ind) said the cost of setting up separate Air Force services "runs into billions of dollars." al information of a security nature during its trip last year to the Par East and Europe. Bonner told newsmen he saw the Penta-<;on document in Germany. The subcommittee probed a Crary said Taft was wrong in writing that President Truman took weeks to confer with Congress after the Korean War broke out. . The s ..aior insisted he was cor-after the start of the Korean con-rect, saying that the President had flict but that this did not constitute conferred with 14 senators soon a "communication to Congress." jt,our. He declined comment. Taft. backed by Sokolsky, ac- Verbal fireworks flared Thürs- cused Mc Crary of calling him a day night between McCrary and Taft on the Dumont network show, "Author Meets The Critics." Taft. author of the book. "A Foreign Pohcy for Americans." was interviewed by Mc Crary, who op-columnist George Sokolsky, who favored H. posed the book, and newspaper Mc Crary claimed Taft was wide range of subjects yesterday! -ciareless with the truth" in his in continuing its efforts to locate waste and duplication in the military establishment. It will continue The chairman said the subcom- hearings next Wednesday, with mittee will hear Lovett, Chair- Karl R. Bendetsen, assistant sec- man Small of the Munitions Board retary of the Army, as the main and the three service secretaries in a closed session. It will be held witness. See- SEPARATION Page" 2 Army Cuts MacArthur Stáff Down To Minimum Of Three NEW YORK (M—An aide to Gen. Douglas MacArthur says the former Far Eastern commander has made last fall with MacArthur, who was ousted from his Far East post by President Truman in been forced to cut five mem'iers April. from his eight-man personal staff.: Precedent for the three-man staff The Army says the reduction is; for unassigned generals, the Army routine. jsaid, was set after World War II. MacArthur's aide, Col. Laurence : President Truman was reported to E. Bunker, said night that have denied that such a staff o'T'-rs from Army Secretary Prank; would be sufficient to look after Pace Jr. came through Feb. 12 any official business remaining for i son" campaign Sen. Monroney dii'ecting that the five be tran.s- the generals. ! ID-Okla) said he would not oppose ferred within 60 days. ! Gen. George C. Marshall is the | Kerr, and Gov. Johnston Murray Bunker added that, in addition; assigned to specific military duty, is expected to Issue a statement book and pointed out what he called "deliberate" distortions. Illustrating his contention, Mc Mc Crary denied using the word liar and demanded a retraction, "liar." The studio audience broke into jeers and cheers and threatened to disrupt the whole program. Fay Emer.son, the show's moderator, had to go offstage to plead for quiet. Last night, Mc Crary said he wanted another air meeting with Taft, with no studio audience. Mc Crary claimed the Thursday night attendance was packed with an See MCCRARY Page 2 was the ear of the way freight train derailed one tank j train., car near the overhead bridge on; The ACL's wreck train from US 301 here early this morning, i Florence, S. C.. was assigned the tying up traffic for three hours on i job of removing the damaged tank-the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad's, er from the southbound tracks, recently-repaired main line. 'Shortly after 7 a. m.. the Southern The 8,000 gallon fuel oil tanker Railway freight was en route to left the rails as the 72-car freight Selma, already running 36 hours approached the wreckage of the late. ACL's combined through train ^ Meanwhile work continued by which spilled 20 cars early Friday ! ACL work crews to clear the north-morning. The Southern Railway ; bound track one mile south of here, diesel engine was within a stone's, Service on the southbound track throw of the ACL derailment when! was re.stored about 4:30 p. m. Pri-the accident occurred. jday ' and both north and south- A broken underframe was blam-! bound trains have been using the ed for the 4 a. m. derailment to- single track. day. An unidentified Southern Rail-1 Five freight cars and three way crewman said the train was i tankers have been moved from the proceediniT at a speed of about 10 southbound track to the west side miles an hour when the air coup- of the right-of-way. but another ling parted and applied emergency ! five cars and two anker.s remain-. . , brakes. ! ed this morning to clog the area of Klux Kan investigatiqns in Colum- rj.^^ section of the the northbound track. One of the bus County which resulted in 10; j^nj^gr broke loose and the car tankers blocking northbound traf-arrests last Saturday. j ¿raggd only a few feet be-1 fic is of grave concern lo wreck , „ ¡fore the entire train came to a I jrews as it contains a load of phos- ® governor. , The , ^mplete hall. The track was notlSee DERAILMENT Page 2 SBI will have more arrests. He| . ____ added. He declined to explain further. Although the announcement of the Columbus arre.sts was made by FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover from Washington and gave little, if any, credit to the SBI. Scott praised the work of the .state bureau. He pointed out that the entire SBI force totals 19 men. The FBI had 3.5 men in Columbus. See LOOPHOLE Page 2 Scott Says SBI To Fight Klan More Arrests Seen In Mob Flogging^s Gov. Scott says he believes the SBI will make some arrests in connection with masked mob floggings. He told reporters at his news conference yesterday "the SBI was vigorously behind" the Ku All 12 Members Under Obligation Cost Presumably Would Be Divided By The Associated Press The Atlantic Allies lay down today a carefully-drawn plan to tap Western taxpayers for 300 billion dollars for anti-Communlafe arms—a .sum they beHeve.can be scraped up without bringing economic ruin. The cost will be spread over the three years ending with 1954 and is equal to $7.'iO apiece for each of the 400 million people in the IJ original Atlantic Pact nations The council of the Norih Atlantio Treaty Organization (NATO) is expected to give final endorsement to the plan today. Months of int.ense study by economic expert.s—the so-called 12 wise men headed by U. S. Mutual Security Administrator W. Averell Harriman—went into its orepara- ' ¡ tion. All the governments involved were consulted repeatedly. The plan forms an economic tightrope for many of the hard-up European nations. Many had to increase their arms spending, and the 19.54 armament goals were reduced slightly to make en-ds meet under the plan. It set down ways and means to finance an army that is meant to include 30 frontline divisions audi 20 in immediate reserve by he end ol 19.52. with planned expansion I to some 88 divisions by the end of 19.54. ! Included in the plan is a networlc -I ; of airbases reaching from tKe 1 Arctic to the Equator, communications, ships, tanks, guns, ammunition, uniforms, barracks an'd such like. ■ . . The plan also provides: NAO governments must put airfield construction ahead of ms^n other budgetary items to' mak»"' sure the nearly 200 air bases in West Europe are finished on time. Arms production Is to b« speeded. ^ • National re.sources — men. ma-i chines, metals and materials—need i to be u.^ed more efficiently to stretch thin supplies. Coal, steell and metal production need to baf boosted and the Allies are urgedl to av^nid scrambling with other for scarce Some of the Ained nations" slfoJif of manpower need to review immi; gration policies so they can usi? other countries' surplus men—such: as Italy's two million unemployed. The European nations need to increase their dollar earnings. One suggested method is to hurry con-See NATO Page 2 Reds Accuse U. S. Of Slaying Large Numbers Of Prisoners By GEORGE A. MCARTHUR I demand thai only five ports of en-MUNSAN. Korea (/P)—The Com-1 try on each side be opened to in-munists today accused the United, spection by neutral teams during Nations of "barbarously massa-(an armistice. The U.N. Allies in-Asked to restate his position on j cring large numbers" of prisoners ' sist on inspection at six entry the KKK. Scott answered "We just j in the U. N. prison camp on Koje : ports. don't have any place for the Klan island. ! Col. Don Darrow said that after in this state.' Scott said he had .suggested while in Washington last Monday that the Blue Ridge Parkway be renamed in honor of retiring Rep. Robert L. Doughton, 88, of Laurel Springs. The idea already has passed in the House of Representatives where it was introduced by Rep. "Thurmond Chatham of See SBI Page 2 Kerr, Kefauver Battle For Nomination The latest massacre fully tes- an agreement is reached on ports tifies to the brutal inhumanity with of enti-y "there still are quite a which your side treats our per-¡number of minor items. But they sonnel captured by your side," said i should not present much difficulty Col. Tsai Chen-wen. ¡unless the Communists become The Reds had been expected to i obstinate." inject into the ti-uce conference the; However, the staff officers aren't Monday riot in which 69 Korean ' even discussing the biggest issue civilian internees were killed and ■ of all in the truce supervision con-142 wounded. i troversy—whether the Reds may In an adjoining tent at Panmun-' build and repair military airfields jom the Reds accepted the U.N.-i during an armistice. ■, xu j- •■ . • o ~ proposed monthly troop rotation I Communist staff officers again j the divisions servmg under Gen. ceiling of 35,000. Previously the: demanded that the U.N. accept "wight D. Eisenhower, command-communists had insisted 30,000; Russia as a Communist repi'esen-men was sufficient. itative on the neutral inspection However, the Reds clung to their'See KOREA Page 2 Senate Approves NATO's Program Plan Will Help To Spend Billions By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON (^^enators today generally approved the deci»i sion of the North Atlantic Treat^r nations to add German divisions io!; Western Europe's defense forces. - ; Some said it undoubtedly woulds help the administration get the ad-, ditional billions it is asking Cofl-i gress to appropriate for foreign military and economic aid under the mutual security program. - A cut in the requested itfiii"^ billion dollars for overseas spertd-s ing appears certain, however, as. lawmakers search for ways to trim President Truman's 85 billion dol-! lar budget. The question is ho,i?| big the cut will be. '^'.j The answer is likely to dependi in part on the report Secretary' of State Ache.son brings back from.' Lisbon on what the North Atlantio» Treaty Organization (NATO) ditli to strengthen Western Europjsl against any Soviet attack. ': In Lisbon yesterday the NAXOl Allies formally endorsed creation! of an integrated six-nation Eur(^; pean army that would Provide paTti By The Associated Press A showdown fight for the Democratic presidential nomination appeared in the making today between Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee and Sen. Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma and provided President Truman decides not to run. But Gov. Adlai Stevenson c< Illinois and Vice President Barkley still were prominent in the speculation. Kerr gained strength by apar-ently lining up Democratic leaders in his own state behind a "favorite supporting him. Carl V. Rice, Kansas national comm'teeman and a Kerr backer. to the five, the resignation last Army officials reported M.Trshall month of Lt. Col. Anthony Story, never haad more than three aides the general's former pilot, also was assigned to him. forced, . j Both MacArthur and Marshall! ha.s claimed Kerr will gain Okla- In Washington, the Army said j are still technically on active duty | homa's 24 delegation votes and the staff reductions had been made I although not assigned. ¡enough o'hers to have 200 before in line treatment accorded to j MacArthur had no comment on i convention time, other f star generals who—like j the matter, but Bunker told new.s-i This first big test between Kefau-MacArl. -were not assigned to! men in New York that his chief i ver and Kerr will come in Ne-any specific duty. !did not agree to the reduction al-ibraska's primary April 1. The Army said re-iulations pro-j though he obeyed the order. ! Kei r's chances depend partly on vide an eight-man staff for five- ! Regulations and tradition were when Truman announces his plans, star officers In specific military | checked carefully before MacAr- The Oklphoman says he will back assignments. It added an arran<ie-; thur left Tokyo for the United! the President if he runs. On the ment ior Uie personnel cut was I See MACARTHUR Page 2 seek the nomination regardless of Truman. Sen. McMahon iD-Conn1, a Truman supporter, said Stevenson and Barkley were the two leading alternates to the President. Campaigning in Ohio yesterday. Kefauver suggested "Congress could really assume control of the nation s purse strings" through the aid of a budget commission working with Congress. He praised the President's stand on Korea and said, "Our foreign policy is right in taking a stand with the nations of Western Europe " But he added: "When we give aid to foreign nations we must explain what we expect in return—a unific%tion of military services." Sen. Taft of Ohio, campaigning m Vermont for the Republican presidential nomination, said the administration foreign policy is "as' likely to produce war 'as peace." He said he would reorganize the State Department if elected. In other political developments: 1. In New York, Taft was challenged bv commentator Tex McCrary to continue thpir television tempers flared and the studio audience booed and cheered. MiSCrary said he did not call Taft a liar, as the senator had charged, but . had merely commented thai. Taft was "careless with the truth" in his book, "A Foreigfl Policy for Americans." McC'r<iry is a supporter of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. . 2. In Washington, N. C.. Taft's southern campaign manager. Rep. Reece (D-Tenn). told a Lincoln er of the NATO forces. The European defense arn^i would include a still-to-be-dete'r--mined number of German divisions, as well as others fromi Prance, Italy. Belgium, Hollanjif and Luxemburg. ri', Before the recruiting of Germans troops can start, the plan must I»-' See SENATE Page 2 ' i Anti-Fair Deal «4. other hand, Kefauver says he will i deoate of Thursday night in which See POLITICS Page 3Allied Warplanes Claim 10-0 Victory Over Reds In Week By MILO FARNETTI | of some planes destroyed by SEOUL, Korea lilV-Allied war-j groundfire were rescued. ¡ planes ran up a score of at least i The loss of 10 planes in a week i 10-0 in their swirling jet battles; Is just about the Allies' average! with Communist MIGs over North; since the Korean War started. In - _____, Korea last week, U. S. Fifth Air! the preceding week only three Washington Day dinner the people ; Pore said today. • 'planes were lost. The week before are prepared to drive out of the! U.N. pilots claimed 10 MIGs de-; that the toll was 14. pin'<s and the stinks." istroyed, one probably destroyed: The seven-day period was high- 3. Sen. Carlson (-Kas) told an and nine damaged. No U.N. planes lighted by six straight days of Ashevllle, N. C., epublican rally! were lost in air action. i furious jet battles. Fifth Air Force there is no mystery about where j But Red ground fire took an- flew' 4.026 combat missions, with ......-.......... ...... Eisenhower stands on public issues' other heavy toll. The Air Force's fighter bombers and light bombers: vcriiscmcnt, which covered oiM^i:': _iVio. V,- „„i^ ..„_:-----......—......^—.............1........ .v.. jj^^jf ^ pagc, appeared in Thef' Raleiih Times yesterday. , AJvin WlMfffield, Jr., Balef^^ radio commentator ,is chalnna^ of the committee. The advertisement asked foiSii a contribution of $1 or mprflP and promises to send informa-^1 tion on how to defeat the Falrl Deal. . . Winfffield declared the a«^ verlisements will be placed other papers. "So fa rit is erip tiicly a local matter." he "and not an outside aiialr.??3^ RALEIGH <JP}—A local or.''-canization, terming itself th» "Democratic Southern Com'<-< mittee," has started an adve.r''^^. tising: campaign o n h o w ta| "lick the Fair Deal within the ; Democratic party of North Car->i olina." The orsanliatlon's first ad< ! thai he already has said "as ¡weekly summp'-'- said Communist carrying the brunt of the Allied much as some party flatforms and i anti-aircraft knocked down | attack on Communist life lines, more than some successful candi- five Aied Five otherf?! That campaign continued Satur- dates for president." ; [failed to ret. .rom flights over day. Fifth Air Force planes swept 4. Newsweek magazine defended!Red Korea. through clearing skies in 26.5 Itself against accusations by Gen. I An Air Force spokesman said sorties by noon. They cut rails in Douglas MacArthur that "head-1 of the mi.ssing five, "We don't 29 places. lines, captions and advertise-: know whether they were opera- P-86 Sabre jets went along to ments" of an article created the tional or combat lo.sses. They jusi screen the attacks. They spotted erroneous impression, that he su-! went up there and failed to return, :ibout 16 MIGs the Yahi ported Eisenhower for the presi- that's all." He added it was known River in Manchuria, but the Red dency and hated President' they were not lost in air combat, pilots refused to fight. Trumin. The magazine said that if read-,were known. because the results of all battles: The ground front vns nuiet. ever i for tliese days of twilight war. The The spokesman said the pilots ¡See WAR Page 2 ;