Petersburg Progress Index, November 15, 1953

Petersburg Progress Index

November 15, 1953

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Progress-Index, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1953, Petersburg, Virginia THE WEATHEft Sunny Today Fair mild Monday The Sun Sets Rises Other Weather Data on Page 2 WATCH PEDESTRIANS VOL 132 Mr Motorist at this dangeroui time of year keep a good lookout for pedestrians Only too often commit illegal dangerous or aels in traffic but even If theyre wrong they dont rleserve death sentences hey foolish PETERSBURG VIRGINIA SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1571953 Rhee Is Against India Taking Part n Peace Parley U S Officials Willing To Compromise With Reds But ROK Is Bitterly Opposed WASHINGTON Nov 14 WlUnitctl States officials would be willing to compromise with the Chinese Communists on including India in a Korean peace conference ac cording to authoritative infor mants here but South Korean President Syngman Rhec remains bitterly opposed to the idea This is one of two issues which may eventually wreck efforts to achieve agreement on holding the conference The other is Russias role in the projected conference The United Nations has decided that Russia might attend on the belligerent is at the invitation of the Chinese and North Korean Communists But the Reds have insisted on a neutral place for Russia and American officials say they just cannot see any U S yielding to that demand Secretary of State Dulles spe cial representative Arthur Dean reached his first bit of agreement with the Communists at Panmun jom today when it was decided that questions of time and place of the conference and the partici pants should be determined simultaneously This represented a compromise by both sides since Dean had in sisted time and place must be de cided first and the Reds had de manded priority for the member ship issue Dean himself said the agreement merely opens the door to the hard work of negotiation and State De partment authorities privately sec onded this idea There is some feeling here that eventually the most important ne gotiating that Dean will have to undertake may be with Syngman Rhee rather than with the Reds but this ignores the issue of Rus sias place which many experts be lieve may prove beyond com promise Dean is reported to have dis cussed with Rhee the possibility of letting India attend a Korean conference in the role of an obser ver or some similar capacity but he found the South Korean President still strongly opposed to India having any part in Korean affairs whatever What authorities here fear Is that even if it may be possible to work out some kind of deal on the matter of India the Reels may be pushing the Indian issue not be cause they really want Indias participation but because they want to work Russia into the ng in a neutral position They proposed that during United Na tions debate on a conference Reasoning along this line sug gests that a compromise on India would not break down the real obstacle to a conference at all AGRXDA AfJRKKD tPOX PANMUNJOM Sunday Nov 15 and Red diplomats cleared the first barrier in the path of a Korean peace meet and prepared today to plunge into de bate Monday on concrete arrange ments for the fateful conference After three weeks of talking the negotiators finally reached agree ment yesterday on an agenda for their discussions on planning the peace conference US Envoy Arthur H Dean and the chief Communist diplomats Continued On Iage 2 WARNING ISSUED ON USE OF NERVE GAS WASHINGTON Nov H federal civil defense experts warned tonight of the possible use of nerve gas if a big war should break out They said a relative few enemy planes could easily set up an ef fective concentration of this highly poisonous gas over any target area In the United States The experts who spoke on the weekly broadcast Disaster Strikes over ARC were Dr Thomas H Alphin consultant on chemical warfare and Col James H Defandorf ret specialist on chemical anrl biological warfare Nerve gas was described as odorless and colorless The ex perts said the best defense is a gas mask and they praised the Armys Chemical Corps for its work in developing a low cost mask for civilians RELATIVES CONTEST WILL LEAVING HUGE ESTATE TO NO ONE CHARLES TOWN W Va Nov 14 have come to court to contest the will by which Miss Jennie GoeU left to no one in particular Miss Goetz died about a vear ago the sole possessor of a family fortune built by her two brothers in a harness business they operat ed for many years The will contest was filed by Carl H Goetx of Los Angeles a nephew Also interested in ils out come are two other relatives an other ncithew and a sisterinlow Miss Ooctz provided in her will thai the First National Bank of Washington and the Old National Bank of Marlinsburg W Va should manage her estate They were instructed to distri bute the money among anv chari table educational religious or scientific agencies they chose The suit brought by Carl Goetz contends this does not constitute a valid trust and asks a declara tory judgment setting the will aside If this is done the relatives would inherit the money The estate has been officially appraised at 51300000 It consists mostly of securities Pay Of Jobless To Be Studied Secretary Of Labor Would Determine If Benefits Are High Enough WASHINGTON Nov M relary of Labor flames P Mitchell today announced a study to deter mine whether workers get enough from the present scale of unem ployment compensation benefits to tide them over jobless periods Mitchell said his departments Bureau of Employment Security was launching a pilot study in sev eral labor market areas and in tended to broaden the investiga tion into a national survey Payments presently range from a low of about per week to a high of Different states pay different amounts and forvarying lengths of time The program is financed by a tax on employer payrolls but experi rience rating allowances permit reduction of this tax rate Such a study will of course re quire the full cooperation of the state employment security agencies which administer the slate employment security pro grams Mitchell said The bu reau is utilizing Ihe help of slate personnel in developing the plans Cnntimierl On Pige 2 Kidnapers Face Jury Tomorrow Decision On Death Penal ty For Pair To Be Made KANSAS CITY Nov 15 seven weeks from the dav they kidnaped and killed Bobby Green lease his abductors will appear before a jury which will decide whether they will get death for their crime It was on Monday Sept 2S that Carl Austin Hall and Mrs Ronnie Itrown Heady took the iyearold boy from his private school by a ruse killer him and buried his body in a grave they had prepared earlier in St Joseph Mo Then they began negotiationsfor ransom and collected 8000000 Next Monday at 10 am they will he brought Into U S District Court the same courtroom where they pleaded guilty to the kidnaping It will be an advisory trial Its sole purpose will be to present the caSe so thai the jury can decide whether to recommend death As a precedent government and defense attorneys have a parallel case in lohn Henry Searllund the Minnesota lumberjack who kidnap ed and killed Charles S Ross of in 1937 i Hearllunrl pleaded guilty hut un jder the Lindbergh law life was I Ctititimicd On Page 2 3 Men Drowned As Auto Plunges Through Bridge One Body Recovered From Chickahominy River at Barrets Ferry Bridge Two Others Sought W1LLIAMSRURG Va Nov M man was drowned and two hunting companions believed lost with him today in the plunge of an automobile through an open draw bridge into the Chickahominy Riv er The car found by Army divers from Fort Kuslis in the river bot tom muck under feet of water was hauled to the surface and yielded the bixly of Homer K Cox Til a contraftor A search continued in the wa ters below the draw at Harrets Kerry lirielgo miles west of here for two men who their relatives said sel out with Cox on a duck hunting tripMissing were Comer C lackson a Williamshurg depart ment store anil Edwin Gilley of Route 5 Williamshurg both about Cox age and all inti mate friends The 1050 model Olds mo bile owned by Jackson went through the draw in the fogshroud period before 6 am shortly after it had swung open to permit a iUfoot cabin cruiser towing a duck blind to get through There were five duck hunters in the cruiser and one of them Jack Clark 21 of Hampton said they could see the car moving across the halfmile lowlevel bridge at what looked like about 25 or miles an hour Clark said the car never slowed at all and just suddenly the lights dipped He said also the electrically operated barrier guards at the open end of the draw span had not been lowered The barriers later were found to be undamaged and there were no skid marks evident upon the bridge There are two barriers at either side of the draw George Brown of Norge a bridge tender who was not on duty at the time of the accident said the east gates had been giving trouble for the past two weeks The car went over the east end He said the trouble ap peared to be with the fuses and an electrician had recently installed a heavier fuse in the control for the outer east gate The last time he operated the gates before the pm yesterdaythe barrier gates all worker satisfactorily he said The draw tenders logof the man on A that the bridge had been opened at am and the draw operated in a satisfactory manner When the car took the plunge efforts were made by the hunters and the bridge tencleV to roach it with grappling hooks but these ef forls wore unsuccessful Then a threeman diving team from Fort Eustis and the Williams City rescue unit ar rived At first their efforts were hampered by the thick fog which lay over the point n mile or so above the confluence of the Chickahominy and the James Riv er They worked from the cabin cruiser Finally the fog began to disap pear and the Army divers went to work The tide was running out swiftly and their work was made morp difficult by the soft muck of the river bottom Shortly after 0 a m Cpl Edward Paquette located the car a short distance below the bridge lying on its crumpled top He se cured a cable to it and a winch on a wrecker pulled it out Coxs body was in the front seal shotgun beside him There was no sign of the others They may have fought their wav have been tossed been carried downstream Cox is survived by his wife and two children all of Williamsburg US And Canada To Map Defense Against ABomb Eisenhower Terms Russia Arrogant In Address Before Parliament Urges Immediate Action OlTAWA Out Nov 1 i MP President Kiseiihower called in a speech to Canadas Parliament to day for urgent building of United StatesCanadian defenses against the threat of atomic attack by Russia Later the President and Cana dian Prime Minister Louis St Lau rent announced in a communique complete agreement on the vital importance of effective methods for joint defense especially in the light of evidence of increasing technical capability of direct at tack on both countries by weapons of great destructive power In his address to Parliament Kisenhowcr spoke of Russia as ar roganl and declared now is the time for action on agreed mea sures planned by the Iniled States and Canada to protect Hie continent Me did not specify the measures Eisenhower said Canadian American defense plans now must be geared to recognition of Soviet ability to employ atomic attack on North America He touched off deskthumping approval by members of the House of Commons and the Senate in say ing the United States and Canada can protect their people against surprise air attacks The communique Issued bv Ki senhower and St Laurent said that during their private talks Views were exchanged on re cent developments in the world situation and on measures which might bring about a relaxation of current international tensions It was agreed that all efforts for peace and improved world con ditions being made by the United Nations or elsewhere should be supported and the necessity of maintaining the strength unity and determination of the free world to resist aggression was fully recognized The communique also said the President and the Prime Minister in discussing means of strengthen ing free world security empha sized the importance of collective arrangements under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in cluding the special responsibility of the United States and Canada for building up the defenses of this continent Eisenhower and St Laurent agreed on the importance to the free world of healthy national eco nomies and of expansion of world trade on a multilateral basis the communique said Theyalso stressed the impor tance of the St Lawrence sea Continued On Pago 2 Freezer Gas Range Fighting Hemophilia NEW YORK Nov M Mortical science has enlisted the aid of the homo freezer and the gas range in the latest attempt to make life a little easier for the victims of the dread bleeding disease hemophilia A hemophiliac lives from one crisis to the next His blood lacks some clotting factor which means that any cut is a definite threat to his life And internal bleeding a painful exper ience A fall or a bump can cause a hemorrhage easily and the hemo philiac sufters lor11re A few years ago science dis covered that a transfusion was helpful Kresh blood from a nor mal person containing the miss ing clotting factor xtoppoil the bleeding However fresh blood of the right type isnt always avail able it must be administered di rectly and a hemophiliac some times needing several transfusions soon becomes overloaded with red blood corpuscles But blood liquid por tion of the blood from which the red corpuscles have been removed the trick And now there is fresh frozen blood plasma just what the doctor ordered for a hein ophiliac Its UKC wan explained in one of several hemophilia exhibits during a twoweek session on blood at the New York Academy of Mrd leinc Inlike blood plasma for ponral Continued On Page 12 PILOTS QUICK ACTION PREVENTS DISASTER TO CAPITAL AIRLINER PITTSBURGH Nov H Quick action by Capt William OConnor a Capital Airlines pilot averted a possible disaster today on a Constellation plane carrying 61 persons including entire squad of the National Football Leagues Pittsburgh Stcelers Fifteen minutes after the plane left here for New York where the Steelers play the New York Giants tomorrow the pungent odor of ether fumes began filling the ship The plane was flying at 0000 j feel altitude whenOConnor radio ed for an emergency landing clearance He turned the ship around and 15 minutes later land ed at Greater Pittsburgh Airport The craft was hurriedly evacuated but no one aboard was affected by the fuinos which are highly inflam mable A Capital spokesman said the ether hid spilled out of can in a eluffel bag in the baggage com partment located in the belly of the plane The bag was filled with firsl aid supplies The piano was ventilated for an hour before the flight was resumed lo New York Lee WAC Officer Killed In Crash HeadOn Collision Occurs At Dulch Gap A Fort Lee WAC officer was killed and an Arlington Negro ser iously injured in a headon colli sion on the Richmond Petersburg Turnpike at Dutch Gap yesterday afternoon The officer Lt Patricia Mitchell i of St Louis Mo was deael on arrival at the Fort Lee Hospital Suffering from a fractured skull and taken to St Phillips Hospital Richmond was Robert Hill color ed of Arlington Chesterfield County police who investigated the accident said the automobile driven by Hill went over into the third lane of the fourlane highway anrl met head on the car operated by Lt Mit chell II Mitchell was chief of the physical education section in tin Womens Army Corps Training Cenler at Fort Lee anrl ws a grad uate of Kontbonne College in St Louis Parker S Spruit Ir 21 of Portsmouth who suffered severe head injuries when theauto he was driving crashed through two road markers on the island at Cra ter Road and Route and into a utility pole in the dense fog yes terday morning was in satisfac tory condition in the Medical Col lege of Virginia Hospital Rich mond last night Four other traffic deaths else whore in Virginia boosted the toll 10 Victims of olbei dents wore Curtis Wayne Perry 31 of Lin Coiiliriiiril On Iagc 2 40 fo CENTS Truman Will Make All Out Talk About WhiteCaseMonday Night Senators May Gall Edgar Hoover 1 Way Opened For FBI Chief To Testify On Claim White Was Kept As Decoy WASHINGTON Nov M ate Republican leaders opened the way today to call KB1 Director 1 lOdgar Hoover for testimony on any claim by former President Truman that he kept Harry Dexter While in the government as a decoy for surveillance of Communist spy suspects Truman announced today he will go on the air Monday night to tell all he facts of Hie sensational case which broke open when Ally Gen Brownel accused Tru man of promoting White to high office In tinFace of KB reports which Brownel I said showed White to lie a Soviet spy In advance of Trumans speech various reports have been circulat ing widely Some Democratic sup porters of Truman have passed the word that the President kept White in the government to see if the FBI could catch him and possibly others in any act of espionage Other sources have countered bv saying that Hoover entered Into no such arrangement and knew noth ing of it In New York today Truman was asked whether he permitted the White promotion to U S director on the International Monetary go through under an ar rangement with the I have not examined the record on the matter and my memory is would have to look it up Truman said A reporter asked If the KH1 made such a request would vou have complied Its a possibility the former President replied Sen Knowland of California the Republican leader said in an In terview he regards as a White herring or possibly a red one any such explanation by Truman Knowland said he had grave doubts that Hoover ever recom mended any such p r o c e d u r e adding Hoovar probably could clarify the point and anyone who can throw any light on this subject should have the opportunity of throwing light Rep Walter of Pennsylvania top Democrat on the House Un American Activities Committee previously had demanded that the FBI chief be called to fell nil he knows about the White case Such an appearance by Hoover Continued On Page 2 Man Attempts To Entice Girl Police Conduct Search On Childs Description Petersburg police eirlv lodiiv were conducting an extensive search for an unshaven white man who three times within a few minutes yesterday afternoon at tempted to entice a 10yearold girl into his automobile by offering her money Tbe man first stopped the child at Sycamore and Washinglon Sts at oclock according to highway acci ed her a quarter to go will She refused and continued walk ing wesl on Washington St Captain IJIick said tne man driv ing an old model blue car stopped the girl again at Duvis mid Wash ington Sts and told her he had dropperl n silver dollar in the buck seat and lhat it would be hers if she would fjick it up The police Continued On Iagc 2 ANOTHER STORM HEADS FOR PACIFIC COAST SAN FRANCISCO Nov M Gale winds up to fifj miles an hour and rain up to 240 inches lashed the Pacific Coast last night and another storm was expected Sun day In northern California Uie ter of the storm Small boats were s in ashed against beaches Many communi ties were blacked 0111 by power failures S I r e c t s were flooded Trees were toppled Minor traffic smnslmps were nuriirFuus Pul almost miraculously in view jof the brief ferocjiy of the no serious injuries werp reported Working Class Call Revived By Kremlin POLICE ALERTED FOR RIOTING IN TRIESTE TIKSTE Nov 11 po liceanrl some Allied troops were placed on the alert tonight in ihis troubled Adriatic port city Two meetings have been called for by the proYu goslav Slovene Front and the nlher by the proIt ilian National League An allied official vho re ported the alert said iiinir trou ble may ocnir if efforts are rnarlr 1 to break up one or both m eel ings J PARIS Nov M NKA olutionary communism p 1 a y e d down by Moscow alter Stalins rleath is once more on the march The Com inform is undergoing an important switch in tactics whirh to French Communist n major shift In Soviet cold war strategy The new Kremlin rulers now seem to recognize that their glo bal peaceful aganda failerl in the free world Thus they are reviving their call for working class demanding in Ilieii lasl note that the Wesl re nounce plans lr organize the Kur pean Defense Community International labor olidm 113 has taken on renewed and prac tical meaning in the Red world It was given lop place In Hie Krem lins propaganda commemorating the Mill anniversary rf the Hol shrvik revolution I The new Soviet line in manv respects is a reversal of recent Kremlin tactics As a leading ed itorial in Moscows indi I cales Kussias soft policy and CITED BY six important figures were among those named by chairman William E leaner of the Senate In ternal Security Subcommittee as among nine important gov ernment officials who were promoted during the Truman ad ministration despite derogatory security information They are top left to Victor Perlo Maurice Halperin and Harold Glasser and bottom left to Frank Coe Irving JCaplan Alger Hiss NBA Telephotos GOP Leaders To Plan Strategy In Congress NETWORKS TO DONATE TIME FOR ADDRESS NKVV YORK Nov M jor radio and television net works will donate the lime for former President Harry S Tru mans speech on the Harry Dex ter While case Monday night Spokesmen for AliC CI1K and NIC said the address will be carried is a public service Eisenhower Cabinet Top Congressional Leaders To Hold ThreeDay Conference Next Month MCCARTHY ASSAILS TRUMANS REFUSAL TO GIVE TESTIMONY WASHINGTON Nov 14 WVRe publican loaders announced today that top strategy for the 19154 ses Bion of Congress will be developed at a threeday conference between President Eisenhower and his Cab inet and GOP congressional lead ers Dec 1012 Senate Majority Leader Know land of California who announced the dates said that whatever key legislation grows out of Die meet ings with the President should be expedited Some congressional committees may be Called back to work even before Ihe new session begins Jan he said High speed action also was em phasized by Sen lVrguson of Mich igan chairman of Ihe Senate OOP Policy Com mitten which steers the legislative program in thai ody i think Ihe Senate ought to gel In full spend Ferguson said in a separate interview We have a big program laid out and we ought to try to gel it through Attending the presession plan ning conference with Flsenhower in addition to Knowland and Fer guson will be Senators Millikin of Colorado chairman of Ihe Confer Continued On Page 2 INDICTMENT SOUGHT AGAINST ATTORNEY IN TRUMANS REGIME WASIIINOTON Nov M thor i live sources said today the Justice Department is seeking an indictment against Herbert A Bergson former attorney in I hi Truman Administration for legerity violating the conflict of interest law Tile statute says former govern ment lawyers may not prosecute claims against the United Slates in any matter with which they wore connected while in Ihe gov ernment until after two years Ally Gen Herbert Brownoll said Ihe courts never had intoi preteri this law but he statoel that in his judgment the wording was broad enough to encompass rep rosrnlalion in any matter In which the United States has any interest whatsoever Hergson now a member of a Washington law firm s e v e r a weeks ago filed a brief with the ltorney general challenging this broad interpretation A grand jury was reporter to have been locking Inlo Ills han dling of legal matters for a group of abrasives companies which he hat1 successfully proseeuleel under the antitrust laws before leaving Ihe nepartment in lOofi coexistence propi liberalism in the West Is reach to carry oonviclion ing an end French llcds predict hat the Ctninforin and the World fed first fratjonof Trade Inions will launch j staff t bir revolutionary offensive this VA incr cUsignerl I To thtough Leninist iinliiiiicd On Iagc II MAMIE EISENHOWER MARKS 57TH BIRTHDAY OTTAWA Nov 11 This was Mamie Kisenhowerx 57lh birth day and her husband remembered it wilh a gifl He gave her a gold pendant about the of a TiOcent piece engraved wilh the seal of the President of the United States She plans to attach it to a charm bracelet The President presented the gilt before breakfast at Rideau Hall where they were the overnight guests of Canadas Governor Gen eral Vincent Massey This after noon at the American Embassy their was a surprise party for the lady given by While House members and others who ac PORTLAND Maine Nov M AV Sen Joseph McCarthy RWis to night termed former Prealden Trumans scheduled Monday nigh broadcast on the Harry Dexte While case a poor substitute fo being under oath Informed of Trumans announcer intention to tell all Die facts McCarthy told a news conference Harry Truman Is being accusee of the mosl serious misconducl president been accused of H should come in under oalh ane Uslify Im not prejudging Truman McCarlhy added but he shoule e called like anybody else Last week Ally Ceil Hrownell that Truman promoted While to J S director of the In ernational Monetary Fund aflei the KM I reported to the White House lhat While was a Russian Radar Spying To Be Probed Public Hearings To Start Soon McCarthy Says PORTLAND Maine Nov 14 I McCarthy RWls said lo day his subcommittee will start public hearings as soon as pos sible on alleged spying at the FL Monrnoiilh N radar labora tory I read papers today which quoted Secretary of The Army Ste vens as saying his com found no evidence of espionage at Ft M on mouth McCarthy said This makes it nrcessary to open public hearings almost Immediate ly I am contacting my ehirf coun sel Roy Conn to open the file for public hearings as soon as pos aible It is very important now he added thai the people hoar the testimony regarding espionage at Ft Monmouth The hearings will he of great Interest to the Amer ican people K a r 1 i e r McCarlhy said he thought Stevens must have been talking about an Army investiga tion when Stevens said there were no suspected spies among ci vilian workers suspended from the radar center Stevens obviously could not have been talking about our inves tigation said the chairman of a Crmtimiiil On Pnge 2 ExPresident Will Tell All The Facts In Broad cast And Telecast From Kansas City MOW YORK Nov 14 resident Truman saitf today he vlll tell all tlip facts about he Harry Dexter While case In an all out radio and television arl ress Monday night from Kansas Ity T r u in a n s announcement to ewsmen came shortly before he nd his wife boarded a train for heir home state of Missouri H topped off a fiveday visit ighlighled from beginning to end v a raging political uproar over charge by Altv lien Herbert irownell Jr that T r u m a n pro loted While in the government bough be knew the KB bad ibelled While as n Russian spy Truman came to New York for couple of routine speeches and conference with publishers of his rtheorning memoirs hut he ause of the controversy found limseif the center of as much llentlon as when he was Prcsi en I Sometimes as many as SI re lorters and photographers met ilm for his dally morning stroll Under a steady drumfire of uestions he amiably gave large noncciniiniUul replies The radioTV address will mark lis firsl review of he case publicly The NIK CBS and ABC net works said they woulrl carry the Truman speechon their radio and television networks AllC and CBS said they would carry Ihe address simultaneously on radio and television at II pml rcST NBC said it would televise the program live at that time and broiitlcust the speech via radio at pm Tin networks sairl they knew nothing of Trumans intention lo make a speech over the air until he made the announcement short ly before noon They spent the aft ernoon Irving to work out sched ules that would lie in with the former Presidents plans JtiHl before the Tnmians de Kirteel aboard the St Louisan at pm reporters asked the for uer President he thought here woulrl be any doubtsloft aft the speech To further queries he said stnil ngly Yem bettor wait and hear Ihn speech I donl want to make any speech now Karlier during fiis daily stroll lYuinan tokl questioners it was jossible he could have transferred White from Treasury Depart ment to the International Monc ary Kund lo help the FBI keep i watch on him He rnaeje only one formal staie uenl relating to the White ease luring his stay in New of a subpoena to appear icforo the House I inAmerican Ae ivities Committee lo tell what ho new of the case The rejection consisted of a let ter to Hep Harold VHtle R111 n which he said he could not com ply wilh the subpoena because of he constitutional separation of Ihe ixoculivp and legislative hrnnchoj f the government JET EXCEEDS SOUND BREAKS WINDOWS MIAMI Kla Nov 11 Air Force I8ii Sabre jet broke through the sonic barrier here today and the vibrations set up when the speed of sound is exceeded cracked doxens of windows shook plaster off walls and frightened scores of residents Rabies cried dogs hosvled and newspaper telephone switchboards were swamped with calls from per sons asking about the tig explosion The sharp double crack came shortly after an air raid siren had sounded a practice alert and some callers told police the citv was being bombed Officers patiently explained what had happened companied lhe Kisenhowers on their state1 visit to Ottawa There she wjs given another gifl a gold maple leaf iln US Remapping World For Guided Missiles WASHINGTON Nov M NEA The U S Air Force aided by more than two federal and private agencies is making an all out effort to remap the world ac curately to prepare for possible guided missile warfare Its a supersecret rush project costing millions of dollars Thous ands of military personm and II S scientists working in almost every part of the free world and using the very latest electronic and aerial mapping technirfues are engaged In this effort There are reports lhat secret techniques of mapping keyed to da la gHned from eclipses of the sun are being used to make ac curate maps of Uussia Its essential that the job be completed before longrange mis siles which are being developed faster than most experts through possible can be included in Amer icas overall defense plans Ever since the start of World War II when U S military ships and planes began roaming the world In huge numbers there has been growing evidence that avail able maps and charts were gross ly inaccurate Hut it wasnt until they hegan firings from the longrange guid ed missile proving ground ai Pal rick Air Force Base la that they discovered jusl how Inaccur ate some of the maps reallv were Coiilhiuril On Iuui ;