Coshocton Tribune, March 22, 1954

Coshocton Tribune

March 22, 1954

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The Coshocton Tribune (Newspaper) - March 22, 1954, Coshocton, Ohio PHONE NUMBERS News Room 170 Subscription, Class Ads, and Display Ads, 205 The Coshocton Tribune 3UYING or SELLiNG YOUR BEST BET IS A TR.BUNE AD VOL. XLV, NO. 208 at MtWMMMr ilei ud ndoctei Semoe. COSHOCTON, OHIO, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 22, 1954 Full Leaaed Wire at the United SIX CENTS LOCAL PILOT Ely Will Outline Need for Planes Brass Concerned By War's Trend .By CHARLES CORODRY WASHINGTON (UP) French Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Ely was expected to ask President Eisen- hower today for more American planes to bolster the fight against attacking Communist troops in In- dochina. Informed sources said Ely is looking particularly for B26 bomb- ers, C119 transports and helicop- ters. He also may suggest the as- signment of more Air Force tech- nicians to service the planes. Ely was invited to the House after an early morning con- ference with Adm. Arthur W. Rad- ford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. He had a date for lunch with Defense Secretary Charles E. Wil- son and other American military .leaders and a brass-tacks meeting with the full joint chiefs was set for this afternoon. As the conferences got under- way, both American and French officials emphasized there is "noth- ing to be alarmed about" and that they are actually "optimistic" AIR TRAGEDY TAKES LIVES OF 18 SERVICEMEN chute-shrouded bodies at lift are some of the 18 servicemen killed when this twin-engined C-119 crashed in flames on a farm near Annapolis, Md. Wreckage of the ship was scattered over several acres. Belonging to the 74th Troop Carrier Squadron based at Ard- more, Okla., it had stopped at Boiling Air Force Base near Washington, D. C., to refuel, on a routine flight from Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala, to Mitchell Field, N. Y. (Continued on Page Three) Weather Favors Indochina Reds HANOI, Indochina 'defenders of Dien Bien Phu feared today that bad weather will tip the balance in favor of Communist forces attacking the Indochinese bastion. Heavy rams which turned the fortress's dust bowl into a sea of yellow mud failed to slow down Communist artillery, which opened up with heavy salvoes at dawn. A French spokesman said the weather problem would be "cru- cial in the critical days ahead. Continued rainfall would h al t French air strikes at Communist iroops and prevent the flying-in of reinforcements ana" supplies to the garrison. Bad weather also would give the Communists, who greatly outnum- ber the French, a chance to make an all-out bid to take the fortress A French hign command spokes- man said the Communists were digging trenches with the hope that they might be able to inch forward toward the besieged garrison. Search Continues for Columbus Boy Believed t Drowned in Stream COLUMBUS. 0 deputies continued the search toda for Donald Horn. 16, Columbus, who was believed drowned Satur- day in Big Walnut Creek. Officers saicf high vater and rapid currents were hampering the search. One search boat capsized Sunday while three Civil Air Patrol planes1 joined the unsuccessful hunt for the North High School senior who was thrown from a canoe. His companion. Donald Brand. 16. swam to safety. He said they were trying to shoot the rapids over a small dam. The boys had been on numerous fishing and canoeing trips in the past. Brand said. Ohioan to Command Air Force Training Group WASHINGTON Gen. John If. McCormick. a native of Gallia County, Ohio, will become commander of the 370th Military Training Wing at Lackland Air Force Base al San Antonio, Tex., on May 25. The Air Force, announcing Me- Cormick's new alignment, said he had been d rector of military per- sonnel at Air Force Headquarters at the Pentagon. i Sergeant Quizzed By Psychiatrists Insanity at Time of Murder Claim -Studied By LERO YHANSEN TOKYO Two Japanese and two U.S. Army psychiatrists began examining M-Sgt. Maurice L. Schick today to try to deter- mine if he was insane when an "urge to kill" led him to strangle a 9-year old girl. The four psychiatrists were giv- en only one day for the examina tion and court martial law officer Marvin Ludington said the case "positively will go to trial Wednesday. Defense attorney Maj. Harlow Huckabee of Mt. Royal, Va., asked for a two months delay so Dr. Winfred Overholzer, supervisor of the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Wash- ington, D.C., could come here and make the examination. Ludington denied the request and ordered a one-day adjournment in- stead. Huckabee had told" the court "in order to defend this case ade- quately a civilian defense psychia- trist is absolutely essential." Shick, 29, of Canonsburg, Pa., admitted strangling Susan Roths- oo rhreel Youth Takes Life After Auto Crash CLEVELAND, 0. P .Graham, 18, scheduled to enter the Army today, hanged himself sometime after midnight in a jail cell where he was confined follow- ing an auto accident. Graham was arrested earlier Sunday night after he crashed an automobile he had stolen from a neighbor. Officers said he did not appear despondent when put in the Claim Atom Ash Blown to Japan AEC Official to Check on Blast TOKYO (UP) Scientists at Kyoto University said today they believed radioactive ash from the Bikini hydrogen blast that burned 23 Japanese fishermen also had fallen on Japan. The physicists reported that the Geiger counter in their laboratory had shown an extraordinary high count on March 3, two days after the device was set off miles away. Between p.m. and 5 p.m., counts on the indicator jumped from an average of 40 to 50 to a peak of 225. At no time before or after did the counter show such activity, a survey disclosed. Physics specialist Kiichi Kimura said "the first question that should be solved is whether the w in d would blow with such continuous velocity that makes it cover the distance between the Bikini atoll and Japan in two days." Kimura's announcement came as the administration's opposition par- ty, the Rightist Socialists, said it NARROW ESCAPE Chavez Senate Seat Seen Secure GOP'No Contest' Resolution Seen Certain to Lose Neither Candidate Is Accused of Any Wrongdoing WASHINGTON Republi- can leaders were privately gloomy about their chances of unseating Sen. Dennis Chavez (D-NM) as the Senate launched debate today on a GOP resolution declaring bis election "no contest." The Democrats, on the other hand, were optimistic about being able to beat down the Republican move and formally to remove the longstanding threat to Chavez' position in the senate. Sen. Thomas C. Hennings Jr., lone Democrat on the elections subcommittee which in- vestigated the disputed 1952 Sen- ate race in New Mexico, said he is confident "an overwhelming majority of senators" will vote to reject the GOP resolution. Sen. Frank A. Barrett (R-Wyo) chairman of the three-man sub- committee, countered that th'e Sen- ate "cannot overlook the report filed by our committee." That report, written by the Re- publican majority, said the group's investigation showed widespread violation of election laws in the battle between Chavez and his perennial Republican opponent, (Continued on Page Nine) (Coni'niicd on Pace cell at Second District Jail. They said he had promised to pay for damage to the auto from his Army pay. He had enlisted Friday. His family said the boy left his home at 6 p.m. Sunday carrying S7. but he had no money when ar- rested. He was seen by police driv- ing the car which had been taken from in front of a neighbor's home. The car had been in one slight ac- cident and smashed into a pole as Adlai May Answer Joe's Indictment' PRINCETON. N.J. E. Stevenson may comment fur- ther today on Sen. Joseph R. Mc- Carthy's 20 count "indictment" of the Democratic Party and charges that Stevenson uses "Communist methods." At least, reporters will question iim again on, McCarthy's charges when the 1952 Democratic presi- dential candidate holds a joint Dress conference with Gov. Robert B. Meyner at the state capitol in Trenton. Stevenson said Saturday he would not "stoop to the level" of McCarthy by replying to the charges which the Wisconsin Re- publican made Friday night in a speech at Milwaukee. However, in connection with one charge in the he "was given the task of formulating America's postwar policy for Italy" and sought to bring Communists into the Italian Steven- son said it was "the first time I ever heard about it." He said his mission to Italy as assistant to the late Frank Knox, then secretary of the Navy, in- volved providing food and supplies for the Italian civilian population. Stevenson came here Sunday night from New York where he spent the weekend He and his son, John, 17, were guest.1: at Princeton Lausche Outlines Conservation Plan Strip Mining Hit by Governor in Speech COLUMBUS, O. (UP) Gov. Frank J. Lausche has laid down a seven-point program for better hunting and fishing and the con- servation of Ohio's natural resources. Speaking before the Ohio Con- servation Congress here Sunday, Lausche directed many of his re- marks at strip mining. He has long been a critic of strip mine opera- tions in Ohio. He listed the state's v e n greatest need's: 1. Reforestation of our denuded lands and an intense planting pro- grit m. 2. Building of artificial water emnoundments in headwaters of streams. 3. Intensive pollution abatement. 4. Encouraging farmers to build more farm ponds. 5. Planning for the piping of wa ter from Lake Erie and the Ohio "BANK" Rey- nolds, 40, above, president of Clio, Ala., Merchant Exchange, has returned to the city after an 11- day absence, and promises to re- turn all of some deposited with him, to its citizens. His dis- appearance allegedly with some funds and the records of the un- chartered had caused consternation in the community. (Continued on Pace NlneJ Graham attempted to pull j University of Dr. Harold W. Dodds, from a pursuing police cruiser. university president. Homer Ferguson Wants Stand-by Tax Cut K Anti-Depression Measure WASHINGTON (UP) Sen Homer Ferguson (R-Mich) urged i "substantial" board re- "serious consideration" today for! that development of a plan for cutting income taxes as a standby anti- depression measure. The idea was advanced bv the Committee for Economic Develop- ment, a bipartisan group of top business leaders, as the keystone of a "defense against recession" pro- gram. "Having been one who thought that the cost of government is too high and taxes too said Ferguson. "I certainly would want be put into effect quickly to bolster consumer purchasing p o e r if! business gets bad enough. j The emergency tax slash would expire, or come up for reconsider-; a tion, at the end of one year i Committee spokesmen declined to say exactly how large the tax cut should be But they said if business failed to turn up after i the initial emergency tax cut, in- come taxes should be reduced further. They woud not say how bad Bank Is Held up In Pennsylvania BULLETIN WEST MIDDLESEX, P.. (UP) gunmen held up National Bank here today and escaped after locking bank em- ployes and tome in the vault. State police said the men grabbed stacks of bills from the teller's drawer after herding the bank officials into the vault. The amount of cash stolen was not im- mediately determined. Tne bandits escaped in a wait- ing automobile believed driven by a third member of the holdup gang. State police set up roadblocks on roads leading from this small Mercer County community and along (he nearby Pennsylvania- Ohio .state line. Supporters Doubt Ike Will Retire President Expected To Change Mind in '56 By LYLE C. WILSON WASHINGTON Eisenhower has been telling White House visitors that one term is enough, that he does not choose to run in 1956. The famous Eisenhower grin disappears when the subject of an- other term comes up. A deadly serious President explains that he would be 70-years-old at the end of a second term, and that he does not intend to carry the burdens of office into those latter years. It is fair to say that Republican politicians generally are unim- pressed by Mr. Eisenhower's mid- term disavowal of second term plans. Some of them have heard it before from other presidents. Few would doubt Mr. Eisenhower's sincerity. But they don't believe he can make it stick nor that he really will feel that way in the spring of 1956 when he surveys the accomplishments and failures of a first term. Several top-level Republicans have publicly predicted that Mr. Study M'Carfhy's Proposal fo Use Lie Defector Test GOP Leaders Ask Joe to Surrender Committee Rights By HERBERT FOSTER WASHINGTON (UP) -Sen. Karl E. Mundt said today he will give due consideration to Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy's surprise proposal that all witnesses in his row with the Army submit to lie detector tests. Senate Republican leaders at the same time suggested. that McCar- thy surrender his right to vote and to question witnesses while he is being investigated by his own in- vestigating subcommittee. Mundt. South Dakota Republican who is in charge of the inquiry, said the lie detector idea will be taken up Tuesday when the sub- committee meets to lay plans for its full-dress invvestigation. He also indicated he might be able today to reveal the name of the "nationally promiment attor- ney" who has tentatively agreed to serve as the subcommittee's special counsel during the inquiry. Mundt declined to reveal his own opinion of the lie detector pro posal. And Defense Department of- ficials said merely that they as- sume the subcommittee will set (Continued on Page Three) (Continued on Page Three) to get all the facts and give this economic conditions would have to serious consideration." Ferguson be to w arrant putting the emer- is chairman of the Senate Rcpubli- gcncv tax cut into effect, can Policy Committee. committee spokesmen ap- Under the committee plan. Mr. proved gonerallv of President Ei- Eisenhower and congressional .senhowcr's program to combat the leaders would agree now on a present business Auto Crash Fatal to Kent State Students WARREN' 0. Kay Burger, 18. and Thomas Ridalia Jr.. 19, Louisville, were killed and another student at Kent State University was critical- ly injured when their car smashed into a utility pole in nearby today. Miss Carol CoIIa, 18, Youngs- town was in condition at Trumbull County Memorial Hospi- tal, while the unidentified driver of the car was not injured. Weatherman Fails To Watch Calendar By UNITED PRESS Winter, like the weekend guest who doesn't know its Monday, still hung around today. With spring officially here, below-f r e e z i n g temperatures chilled the East from Maine to Virginia, the Midwest .from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi Val- ley and much of the Plains and Mountain states. The only 60-degree. springlike weather was confined to southern Florida and Texas, the weather bureau reported. A band of light snow fell across the Dakotas into Minnesota, with numerous flurries over the Rockies. Light ram fell in Southern Cali- fornia, Arizona and western New Mexico. Most of the real of the West, except Oregon and Washing- ton, was cloudy at the best. In the East, though, skies were generally fair. The weather bureau warned that snow and rain would sweep north- eastward from Oklahoma today, wetting much of the central part of the country by tonight or Tues- day. A chill wind whipped Washing- on. D. C, Sunday but tho cold didn't discourage crocuses and