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   San Antonio Express and News (Newspaper) - March 28, 1954, San Antonio, Texas                                Cloudy and Mild Details in Column T TWO Great Separate Daily Newspapers Combined Into ONE Great Sunday Newspaper Final Edition Copyright 1954, by Express Publishing Co. NO. YEAR SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 1954 144 PAGES IN 12 SECTIONS 15 CENTS SECTION A No High U.S. Crimes Claimed In McCarthy Squabble With Army Legislator Sees little to Cause Such Big Furor WASHINGTON (AP) Karl Mundt (R-S.D.) said Saturday that as of now "no high crime against the government" is involved in the charges ex- changed by Sen. Joseph and top Army officials. Mundt temporarily has taken over from McCarthy as chair- ..iBan of the Senate Investiga- tions subcommittee while it probes the row, Tip; had 'hoped to start televised public hearings next week, but Mundt told newsmen he did not see how this would be possible .since efforts to obtain a special' counsel to handle the investi- gation have been unsuccessful so far. In a statement he said that it was difficult to understand almost feverish interest, 'of reporters and publications" in'the'controversy', adding he had .seen nothing- like it since the Alger Hiss case. "Nobody on either side al- leges in their current charges of 'interference' and Mundt said, "that the 'individuals on either side of the controversy yielded to such alleged pressures and proposi- tions." Mundt, jn he phrased put the contro- versy "in its proper perspec- said that "no high crime agairist the government" like treason, disloyalty or corrup- tion is involved in the dispute. "INVOLVED HERE at he said, "are, miscon- duct and misrepresentation by one or more individuals con- nected with the Army or the Senate committee or both but, unless perjury is subsequently committed in sworn testimony before our committee, no crime punishable by law is now charged or indicated." He added that "involved here at best are misunderstandings and mistakes by one or more individuals connected .with the Army or the Senate committee, or both, which have interfered with the orderly work of a growing number of officials both in the Army and in Con- gress." Mundt said that while no See PROBE, Pafie 2A NAVY LT. C. W. YANDEBERG, demonstrates how he .used wing of his-Cougar jet plane.-cs air current cbntro! to turn another Cougar, whose pttot had bailed out after the plane went into'a spin, away from possible disaster land crash at San Diego, Calif..' He managed to maneuver at 300-mile an hour speed. The spinning jet righted itself after pilot balled 'out and threatened to crash in. heavily populated area until Vandeberg took after it and turned it'back to the sea where it Wirephoto. Bexffr Bicf for 2 Courts Gets State Bar Support AUSTIN Bex a Civil .Appeals in San Antonio County's bid for two new dis- trict courts received Ja boost Saturday from a committee'of the State Bar of Texas. The committee on adminis- tration of justice of the State Bar Association in a resolution called attention, of'Gov. Allan Shivers to "emergency condi- tions" existing in courts in Bexar, Midland, Ector, Ange- lina, Cherokee, and Nacog- doches Counties. IT VBGED THAT legislation creating new courts in the coun- ties be submitted to the present special- session of the Legisla- ture "in order to prevent un- reasonable delays in the trial of causes and a consequent breakdown in the administra- tion of justice in .said coun- are among members of the U.S. Statement On Indo-China Policy Slated Sec, of State.John Poster Dulles was reported" to have obtained President Dwight Eisenhower's en- dorsement Saturday of a major policy statement he will make Monday night on the Indo-Chinese crisis and the question of, recognizing Red China. The secretary's public declar- ation of U.S. principles in the Far East will be made in the ftnke of z. series of recom'men-i dations laid down Saturday night by a House foreign af- i fairs subcommittee. The House group, reporting on a mile Far Eastern study trip, said, the United States should continue its opposition to i recognizing the Chinese Reds and declared that any allied at- tempt to seek a truce-in Indo- China would mean ment equivalent to an Indo- Chinese 'Munich'." The subcommittee urged jstepped-up American aid to the anU-Red; forces in Indo-China. One ejfect of Dulles' policy statemer-t, officials said, should be to re-move the question of j recognition of Red China from 'any diplomatic at the April 2G Geneva conference so far as the United States is concerned. French Tanks Spark Attack Against Reds HANOI, Indo-China UD Tank backed French troops lashed out from Dien Bien Phu Saturday- at .forces poised for a new attack within 600 feet of the Red-circled' fortress. The-French, command said 42 Vietminh were killed as French foot soldiers destroyed a string of fox holes and trenches which the Commun- ist-led rebels have been build- ing for another mass assault on vthe northwest Indo-China plains fortress. While ground troops pushed Saturday. John Peace, San Antonio at- torney, is chairman of the rules and statutes sub-committee of the group. Peace p'ointed out that Bexar judges already are undertaking a work load 20 per cent greater than that faced by the average district judge in Texas. back the invader, French committee which met in Austin planes continued to plaster Red troops concentrations and sup- ply lines with thousands of tons of explosive '-and fire- bombs. French military leaders wel- comed news that their air force would be further bolstered by 25 more U. -S. B26 bombers. The'planes will be serviced by American air technicians based near Haiphong, Atom Heads Deny Experiment Over WASHINGTON. (UP) said Saturday that the. biggest planned explosion1 of the current H-bomb tests will be detonated in the Pacific next month. The tentative date, weather permitting, has been given as April 22. This was supported by an announcement by Rep. James E. Van Zandt Latest H-Bomb Blast Brings Report Demand The case of the "runaway" H-bomb prickled scalps around the world this week and sparked demands for President Dwight Eisenhower to give the American people a full report, on the awesome tests in the Miss Barbara Louise Schmidt accepts invitation to Fiesta BEAUTY ACCEPTS BID Rose Queen Due For S.A. Fiesta Glamour in the form of.beau-.parade In which community festi- teous Barbara Louise Schmidt, vals throughout the southwest raven-haired Queen of'the Pasa-j place floats in order to publicize dena Tournament of Roses, will' assets- of their cities to crowds enhance; .the glittering Fiesta Flambeau, the nation's most beautiful illuminated night pa- "Saturday of Fiesta Pleasant Weather Due South Texans Pleasant weather, but no rain, is in prospect for Sunday. San Antonio and vicinity may expect partly cloudy and mild with gentle to moderate north- erly winds, A low of 50 and a high of SO are predicted. rif srczrrr Midland and Ector. Counties are in the 70th Judicial Dis-! trict; Cherokee, Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties are in District 2." Gov. Shivers last week ad- SUPPOSED DEAD MAN TURNS UP IN TEXAS Roy Smith, 23, whose parents in Miami Beach, Fla., mourned his .death until a body arrived for them to bury, turned up alive Saturday in Dallas. Herman Smith of.Miami Beach was reported killed last Tuesday near Chickasha, Okla., when a-car'collided with a trailer. A, wallet and papers found on the body belonged to Smith. The body was sent to the parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Smith at Miami Beach. They took one look-ar it-and announced it was not their son- was re-identified as that of day night. Winds will be Sun- light northerly, becoming light to mod- crate easterly or northeasterly Sunday. S.A. TEMPERATURES 5 a.m 65 3p.m 83 6 ajn 66 4 p.m ,84 7 ajn 66 5 p.m 86 8 a.m 66 6 p.m 85 9 ajn 67 7 pjn 83 10 a.m: 70 8 pjn. -77 llajn.. 74 9 p.m 71 12 noon 79 10 p.m..... ..69 lp.m 82 11 pjn 66 tjun 83 12 midt. ...64 -v district cour.s with of lawmakers from the East and West Texas counties. The committee on adminis- tration of justice, which.drafted judicial redistricti'ng legislation considered in the regular ses- sion of the 53rd Legislature, classified the counties as "cru- cial areas" from the, standpoint of conditions of court dockets. JUSTICE ST. JOHN Gar- wood of the State Supreme" Court and Justice James Nor- veil of the Fourth Court of Mrs. Anna runs a rooming house in Dallas, said Smith and Grady roomed together in her place. Smith com- -plained to-her early this week that Grady had disappeared with his 1941 Cadillac, a camera and some-of his money. Mrs. Farley said Smith had a job, but she did not know where. He and Grady, Mrs. Farley said, .rented a room abcmt two weeks ago. Both were out of work at the time. Smith found a job first Ernest Hutton, the owner of the lumber company, said he promised Grady a job, but Grady returned to get it. Dallas Del. E. I. Beck said Smith did not complain to police that Grady took off with his car, camera and money; Grady was killed when the automobile, registered in Florida in Smith's iiame, hit a 'trailer in Oklahoma. rade, on Week. For the second successive year, the Fiesta "San Jacinto's invita- tion to the Tournament of Roses Assn. to send the West Coast or- ganization's queen has been ac- cepted and Miss Schmidt will grace a gorgeous' all-roses' float entered by'the.Tournament at the head of the nocturnal pageant's '.'Visiting section. IN ADDITION, THE tourna- ment Elmer Wilson, with'Mrs; will represent the California group at Fiesta events during .the week as dis- tinguished'guests of 'the- Fiesta Assn., president Reynolds An- dr'icks of the' Fiesta group an- nounced -Miss Schmidt, a sophomore at Pasadena was se- lected to be the reigning beauty of the Pacific Coast's New Year's Day' fe'stival last January 1, and represents the Tournament of Roses Assn. much as San An- tonio's "Miss Fiesta" is official hostess for the Fiesta'San Jacinto AssnJ The. "parade of beautiful as the Flambeau has been called, thus adds .another specimen of feminine, pulchritude to the many queens of visiting-festivals, of lo- cal trade associations, arid clubs, and, of course, of San. Antonio's own "Miss- Fiesta 1954" and her seven maids of honor who adorn the final section the flare- lighted "night procession. THE TOURNAMENT OF Roses Float, graced by Miss Schmidt, will appear in that section of the of more than three-quarter mil- lion San Antonians. In addition, they always carry their areas' 'fairest of the fair." Among others which will be seen in the 1954 edition of the colorful pageant will be one from the "Carnaval" of 'Monterrey, See QUEEN, Page 2A VAN ZANDT said in a letter to his constituents that .he j plans to fly to Bikini some time after ApriM6 and before April 26 to witness a hydrogen weapons test. High atomic authorities des- cribed as. false published reports test series would be called off because of unfavorable publicity resulting from the first j blast. This first explosion, set off at Bikini. March 1, was tw'o to three times more powerful than wea- poneers had calculated, and 379 persons in the Marshall Islands were subjected in varying amounts to "fallout" of radio- active dust from the bomb cloud as it passed over them. Party as a result of that ex- perience and partly as a result of weather vagaries, tests scheduled for subsequent weeks in March were deferred, as haslbemg conducted been previously disclosed. mid-Pacific. THE ORIGINAL schedule, it is i A crisp 25-word comment by understood, called for six shots Mr Eisenhower af, hjs altogether, five of Oiem hydrogen n i i and one a mammoth A-bomb. All six tests were to have been held in March. This was revised later to two in March and four in April. Congressional sources said there may have been further changes, however, and it could riot be learned immediately wheth- er all of the six planned, shots i will be staged. Rep. Chet Holifield (D-Calii.) and Sen. John O. Pastore like Van Zandt members of the House-Senate Atomic Energy Committee, went to the Pacific to see a test in the second week of March. It was deferred and they re- turned without seeing an explo- sion. One of. their colleague said a test explosion was to been detonated at Eniwetpk, 180 miles west of Bikini, this Friday. ONE SOURCE said it was to have been a delayed parachute drop of an H-bomb from a B-36 shot Pentagon sources had VEEP BARKLEY TO MAKE RACE FOR SENATOR PADUCAH, Ky.'- CWl) For- mer'Vice President Alben W. B a r k 1 e y announced Saturday night-be will seek to'regain his seat in the United States Senate. The 76'-year-dW Barkley s'a i d he -is entering the. race. Hiis year, not to" 'gratify a person- al ambition but due to "urgent and sincere" re-, quests from the people of K e n- tucky. Barkley, who left the Senate in 19.48 when elected Vice President on the Democratic tick- said previously was in the works. He said that, like the test missed by Holifield and Pastore, it- has been postponed, It is known that at least one observer who went to the Pacific a week or so after Holifield and See TESTS, Page 2A If for any reason you fail to receive your Sunday paper Call G-3131 Circulation Department BEFORE NOON and one will be delivered by special messenger. Barkley et with former: President Harry Truman, issued a brief type- written statement 'ending months-long speculation wheth- er he would again enter a pa- liticat race. Often termed "Mr. Demo-- crat" and noted for his strenu- ous election campaigns, Bark- ley said in his statement: "When I retired from public life a year ago, I-had no inten- tion .or -desire ever to return to it, Mrs. Barkley and rny family stood with me "attitude. "Since then requests from the people of Kentucky that I -become a candidate for ;the United States Senate this year have been so urgent and. sin- cere I have felt compelled earn- estly tb; consider them." Eisenhower Strauss day news conference confirmed that the bomb's effect had jumped the fences' the experts had set up. That comment- came up after 24 days of mas- sive official silence on the sub- ject of the March 1 explosion at Bikini. ODDLY Eisen- hower hadn't intended to com- ment on'the Bikini tests at all. Newsmen were told that' the President wanted to wait until Chairman Lewis L. Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commis- sion returned, from the -.test zone" before making any state- ment. But one reporter, said he had a "fringe" question and wanted to know whether Mr. Eisen- hower would make "some statement of policy of the gov- ernment of its responsibility toward .the rest of the world in these In reply, he said: It was quite Sec RUNAWAYTPage 2A INSIDE TODAY Kidnaped Boy Missing Again Manuel Gomez, 514 Ceral- vo St., who told police seven youths held him at knifepoint Thursday night to question him about the death of a boy, was re- ported missing late Saturday for 12 hours.. The boy's older brother, Martin and opiri- Martinez, called-police at p.m. He Manuel left for the movies at 11 a.m. and had not returned home. A state, na- tional and international news. Picture Page. ion page, editorials, In Our Town, Billboard, markets, radio and television. C advertis- ing. D Texas, and Gulf oil, sports, Fred Maly's out- farm and ranch Police, fearing foul play, put out a missing persons order. Ju- venile officials were notified of the boy's disappearance. Manuel told police Friday night that'he was'held by the youths irt a creek bottom for four hours. They "questioned him about the IB and en- death of another youth called gagements, women in action, chatter columns, school and cpl- said he convinced them! lege news, that he knew nothing of what F and enter- door page, page. they -were talking about. Manuel said he was released unharmed about 10 p.m. at Cumberland Road, and Nogalitos St. He: told .police he knew none of his captors. Today's Chuckle A recession is a period -in which you tighten your belt. In a depression you have rio tainment features, women's golf. G and garden's section, real estate, home of the week, spring, cleaning tips. H write the gag, recipe books and rec- ords, travel photography, teen- age mail, Earl Wilson, Shielah Graham. belt to tighten, and when WEEK Magazine and two have no pants to hold up, it's a panic. big sections with South Leadaig comics..   

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