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Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 10, 1957, Walla Walla, Washington WHERE TWO Yakima valley men were killed late Thursday afternoon when their ure craft plunged Into a wheat field near Athena The victims were identified as Ted Chandler pilot and Robert Norman This picture was taken by Al Bargers 263 East Poplar Walla Walla who by shortly after the crash Dulles Presses For Atom Unit Membership WASHINGTON UP Secretary of State Dulles said Friday an international agency to develop the atom for peaceful uses offers the best hope yet for co-operation with Russia to reduce interna tional tension He appealed before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for early Senate ratification of treaty to make this country a member of the agency an outgrowth of President pro posal Russia already has proved the treaty Conscious of fears by some senators that fissionable terial this country plans to turn over to the agency used by others to make weapons les said the charter contains an effective system of safeguards to insure the development of atomic energy witti security He also said the agency would not give out any of this nation's atomic secrets At first the Soviet Union was negative to these les testified but in the face of the world's manifest desire the Soviet Union has now shown iness to participate in this agency It even tried to compete with us for leadership in this area Whatever happens Dulles said atomic power plants are be built in the years ahead and this prospect raises the of nuclear weapons ultimately be- coming quite generally the products of nuclear power plants Don't Forget SUNDAY IS MOTHER'S For A Gift That's Sure To Please Shop Our Fine COLOGNES PERFUMES TOILETRIES and RUSSELL STOVER CANDIES see page 2 WALLA WALLA DRUG 10 S 2nd Plane Crash Near Athena Kills Two Toppenish Men A light plane plunged into a wheat field one mile west o Athena Ore Thursday and its two occupants were killet Coroner John Walker of county identified the victims a Ted Chandler 32 the pilot and Ro bert Norman 29 of Toppenish They are former residents of Ya kima Had Rented Plane Chandler rented the gine plane from Pendleton Sky ways for an hour to do some plea sure flying Mrs John Bourne wife of th Skyways firm operator said Chan dler first took up DeWayne Schade man also of Toppenish for a 4 minute ride then returned an picked up Norman Witnesses in Athena said the leard the engine sputter about on mile west the town and then sav he plane plunge into the field There was no flight plan filed fo trip and the CAA posted TALLMAN'S COSMETICS FRAGRANCES Make Ideal Gifts For MOTHER'S DAY See Page 6 Just A Few Of TALLMAN'S NAME BRANDS Remember Her Day Sunday May 12 TALLMAN'S 4 W Main JA Labor's Fight Against 198 To Be Probed SEATTLE Iff Charles Carroll said Thursday he King County grand jury to bi convened May 20 will be o determine whether there wa a violation of state law in labor's ight against Initiative 198 las ear Initiative 198 the a 11 e c law was defeated bj he voters It would have banned union membership as a factor in employment or dismissal The grand jury was summoned to investigate the fi uncial dealings of Dave Beck resident of the Teamsters Urv on and Frank Brewster ent of the Western Conference of To Look Into Collusion In addition to its investigation f possible law violations in re- gard to Initiative 198 Carroll said the grand jury will be asked to probe possible col- lusion in price-fixing and other ventures State law prohibits the use oi funds originating outside ton in campaigns for or initiatives or referendums The penalty for such a violation is i year in prison During the pre-election cam last year proponents Initiative 198 charged that labor groups had poured large sums of money into the fight against the measure The grand jury will be asked to determine if any of the funds came out of state Plane Ditches 10 Are Rescued HONOLULU Iff The rine Bream rescued 10 men from a raft early Friday after their Navy patrol plane ditched in the Pacific 170 miles southwest of here The downed crewmen were all uninjured and in good the submarine radioed The Navy said the plane on routine operations from patrol Squadron 281 atv nearby Barbers Point went down after an engine caught fire The crew Lt J F Ahearn Framingham the pilot Lt Robert E Manchester N H ot Lt Robert L Burns Vail Adrian Red Lodge Mont er- navigator Radioman D G Stewart and Ore Radioman T J gon Redmond Wash Plane Capt R J Hardesty Wichita Kan larman D G Boyer Payne C W McCabe wood Colo Mechanic T H ague Kyle Tex guard around the ship Thursday night pending a complete tion The accident occured abou p.m Schademan said the three ha gone to the Pendleton area to looi for work Holmes Visit Featured at Pea Festival MELTON FREEWATER Spec ial The Milton-Freewater Pea Festival's Junior Livestock Show went into its second day Friday and preparations were complete for the arrival of Gov Robert Holmes Friday afternoon A public reception for the gover nor was scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m Friday at the Armory here On Saturday Gov Holmes will be guest at the Cowboy Breakfast 7 where he will a number of awards won by FFA and 4-H exhibitors and contestants at the livestock show The Festival's big street parade at 10 Saturday will find the as grand marshal Other Saturday events include he Pioneer Posse Bar B Q at the Grounds at 11 and the Play Day free show following at he grounds at p.m The annual Pea Festival dance beginning at 9 p.m Saturday will wind up festivities for the 1957 ion of the Festival Weather Mostly cloudy tonight and but with numerous sunny periods Saturday Possible tain showers Saturday afternoon Low tonight 52 high Saturday 73 High Thursday was 66 low Friday morning 51 with 01 inch Seasonal excess since Sept 1 1.31 inches FIVE-DAY averaging near normal through Wednesday able shower activity in Eastern Oregon and a few showers in Eastern Washington High generally and lows Rojas Dictator of Colombia Is Swept Out of Power BOGOTA Colombia tator Gustavo Rojas Pinilla was swept out of power Friday Amid scenes of wild jubilation in which 30 persons were crushed to death announced he was turning over the presidency to a military junta Rojas was overthrown by a flood of opposition from the Roman Catholic Church the business community and the people He declared in a broadcast from San Carlos Palace at a It would be impossible that I who gave the country peace should cause the country useless bloodshed Crowds Gather Crowds began to assemble in the capital in anticipation of the announcement They jammed the streets and Plaza Bolivar in front of the capitol building At least 30 persons perished in a stampede when troops cleared the plaza at Rojas he had given command to a military group The armed forces continue in command of the country He announced a junta composed of Maj Gen Gabriel Paris Maj Gen Deogracias Fonseca Rear Adm Ruben Maj Gen Rafael Navas Pardo and Brig Gen Luis A Ordonez Rojas said this junta would have the mission of calling lar elections Want Civilian President Thousands of deliriously joyful people swarmed into the streets of this capital high in the Andes shouting demands for a civilian as president they cried From Cali southwest of Bogota correspondents were permitted by censors to report for the first time Friday that an estimated 100 sons were killed and more than 200 injured there during a long series of riots Earlier a government spokesman had announced H sons killed throughout the country in these demonstrations where students have been in the fore- front Censorship was relaxed soon after Rojas relinquished power The president's abdication nailed the end of a general strike which had paralyzed Cali for days Named to 2nd Term Just two days ago Rojas had maneuvered himself into a ond term as president due to start next year This action crystallized the opposition to the former chief of Colombia's army Only a few hours before Rojas fell his government had ened criminal action to crush a series of business strikes ing Colombia's major cities t Walla Walla Union Bulletin Our Year No 21 Walla Wash Friday May 10 1957 Sixteen Pages Banker Tells of Profits Made by Beck Himself Senate Unit Backs House Postal Cuts Senat Appropriations Committee ha served notice it will not folio his year the usual practice i partially restoring House cuts i money bills The notice came Thursday i overwhelming vote not to giv the Post Office Department penny more than the ranted by the House for opera ions in fiscal 1958 Summerfield Plea Rejected In so doing the committee both a subcommittee rec that 32 million do ars be added to the amount vote jy the House and notice from Postmaster General Summerfiel hat he needs still more The House had cut 58 million rom the SVi billion dollar for postal had testified that h needed not only all of the 58 mi ions cut but also an extra 7 o 90 millions for fiscal 1958 With out all this he said he would b breed to reduce postal servic July On that basis Summerfield aces the task of getting th House and Senate to vote him an ther 150 million dollars in a sec nd money The postal funds were contains n the first fiscal 1958 appropria ons acted on by the Senat The Senate group approved ex the same money total a by the 00 This includes or the Post Office Department for the Treasury an for the Tax Court Cut 22 Million The Treasury allotment was cu 2 millions by the House budget The Senate Iso permitted this to stand Several senators on the com made it plain that their action Thursday was an to the jibe that the Senate is called the upper lamber because it always ups money bills Normally the full committee oes along with recommendations the subcommittee which con all of the hearings on i 11 Senate Democratic Leader Lyn on B Johnson told news en he made the motion in the to hold the ency to the House figure The ote was not announced but one said only three out of the member committee opposed e motion At A Glance NEWS IN BRIEF Union Strikes at Atomic Plant WAVERLY Ohio of the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers of America began a strike Friday against year Corp operators of the Atomic Energy plant at nearby Piketon Union and company representatives had failed to reach ment on a new contract The union is asking a wage increase in addition to a number of fringe benefits 16 Saved as Plane Flops Into Bay OAKLAND Calif Navy men aboard a huge Trade Wind flying boat were rescued Friday within a few minutes after the plane flopped into San Francisco Bay All aboard were ed for The Navy reported there were no casualties The flying boat a successor to the famed Mars type plane had just left Alameda Naval Air Station on a training flight Freed From Verdict SEATTLE Judge Ward W Roney Thursday released he Union Pacific Railroad from a verdict won by Mrs Frances Grave Morris of Puyallup in connection with a train lap near Montesano March 15 1955 The railroad was released after its counsel McKelvy old Judge Roney the Union Pacific should not be held responsible or the accident which claimed the life of Mrs Morris husband Edwin a Milwaukee Railroad engineer Million in Aid Committed WASHINGTON Ambassador James P Richards said friday he had committed about 120 million dollars worth of can military and economic aid to Middle Eastern countries on his recent tour Richards told a news conference the Defense Department has ired him that the military aid will moved along swiftly ROOF COLLAPSES section of roof collapsed and water flooded the S W Farm Equipment S Ninth after the violent rainstorm here Howard Wood left manager of the store and Richard Marks an employe are pictured near a truck which was struck by the wreckage Outer walls of the building extend above the level of the roof and drains ently were partially plugged forming a pool of water which caved in the roof Water up to three inches deep flooded through the building after the crash which was discovered by Wood Thursday morning Winter Wheat Forecast Is Up From Last Month WASHINGTON W The culture Department Friday fore cast this year's winter wheat cro at bushels This is bushels mor han last month's forecast of 669 bushels It compares alst with bushels ast year and for th average The crop is down from recen evels because of retirement o ome wheat land from production under the soil bank payment pro gram designed to help supplies The acreage for harvest thi ield per acre and production of winter wheat bj states included Washington acres for 33 bushels per acre and bushels Ore ron 31 and daho 27 and No forecast will be given for Pair Battles For Job PORTLAND Ore W T w o to the district attor office were to fight it out riday in the latest vice cleanup in Portland Dist Atty William M Langley 1 refused to give up the office after a state circuit udge signed an order removing im because he was ast of failing to prosecute amblers Langley's attorneys filed notice f appeal to the State Supreme and said that should keep Langley in office the appeal is settled His erm runs through 1958 The second claimant is Leo mith 53 Portland attorney who as appointed by Gov Robert D immediately after the udge signed the order for y's removal Smith said he planned to take is oath of office Friday Langley's attorneys asked the tate Supreme Court to head off situation Thursday by issuing temporary stay against y's removal The court refused attorneys then said it lade no difference anyway Attorneys for racketeer Big Jim Ikins the chief accuser of y rested their case Friday a move in the wiretap trial Elkins in Federal District Court ere Lawyers for Elkins and his Raymond Clark rested calling a single defense Closing arguments to the ury were scheduled to begin riday afternoon this year's spring wheat crop un- til next month but officials have said it might be around 190 lion bushels A spring wheat crop of this size would give a com- crop of bushels compared with 997 million els last year and for the ten-year average Supplement This year's wheat crop will be supplemented with reserve and surplus supplies of about 960 lion bushels carried over from past big crops The department estimated the yield of winter wheat will age 22.5 bushels on a harvested acre basis compared with 20.6 last year and 18.6 for the ten-year average The acreage to be harvested was estimated at acres compared with last year and for the ten-year average It said 15.1 per cent of he planted acreage will be compared with 19.9 per cent ast year and 148 for the ten-year average Production of winter potatoes was put at weight compared with a year ago and for the year average Production of spring crop potatoes was estimated at hundredweight com- pared with last year and for the ten-year age Wheat Flour To Be Sent Abroad U S wheat and flour valued at millions will be shipped shortly to Austria Brazil arid Fni- land Congressman Hal Holmes was advised by the U S Department of Agriculture Friday The representative whose Fourth Washington district is one of the most important wheat growing areas of the Pacific Northwest in- formed the by phone of the agreement for moving this business under public law 480 Brazil will get the largest ment wheat and flour valued at millions Austria and Finland will take wheat the former to the value of millions and the latter millions Disposal of this amount of wheat and flour regardless of the point of movement will further reduce the stocks in hands of private owners the congressman said thereby having a beneficial effect on all growers and handlers of the commodity Most of the business on the West coast has moved west ward across the Pacific since the current program has been Got From Fund Union Raised WASHINGTON OB rackets investigators developed testimony Friday that Teamsters boss Dave Beck and a mortgage banker split derived from handling a fund raised by unions for the widow of Beck's best and closest friend The Seattle mortgage banker Donol Hedlund said Beck handled the transaction for Mrs Ray eney widow of the man lund said was Beck's best friend It was testified Beck handled the deal as trustee for the Hay Leheney Memorial about which had been collected from unions after death Leheney formerly was head of the Union Label Department of the American Federation of Labor Hedlund story was related to the Senate rackets investigating committee under questioning Got Brokerage Fees It capped earlier testimony that Beck collected a one-third share of something over in on the investment of union funds in the mortgage ket Sen McClellan man of the committee spoke of payments to as a back There was testimony from und too of substantial profits to from joint purchases of land ater resold to a company in which iedlund was interested But the banker denied the land deals were a as gested by the committee counsel Robert F Kennedy for Beck's in- vesting union funds through companies In a later summary of the mony Kennedy said it showed Beck received a share of profits or fees totalling on mortgage purchases and sales and the real estate deals Kennedy told newsmen there vas a violation of the law ating trusteeships in Beck's re- a profit on the Leheney Memorial Fund transaction Laws Violated He said there also was a ion of trusteeship laws in col- of brokerage fees by Beck n connection with the investment if Teamster Union funds Hedlund testified that he Beck ind Teamsters Union lawyer mon Wampold received the more ban in brokerage fees hrough the Investment Co which Please See Page 5 Col 8 CHINOOK PASS OPEN YAKIMA W Chinook Pass closed since last November be cause of snow was reopened to at 8 Friday morning he earliest opening of the cade Pass since 1942 3 More Blazes Threaten Plymouth as One Checked By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three new forest fires raged near historic Plymouth Mass hours after another ire in the area had been brought under control The new fires among scores the parched Northeast lared a mile or two south and west of the town amid rising winds 5th Day of Fires This was the fifth successive day f forest fires in the populous Northeast From Pennsylvania through England and into Quebec nd Ontario fires raged out of ontrol Some fires checked nly to mushroom up again as rind whipped dying embers into ving flame Hot sunshine and strong winds kept parched woodlands dry Only prolonged rains could end the er and forecasters saw none irs ight Forty dotted setts Thursday Five fires were blazing in Northeast Vermont near Barton Peacham Lyndon vile Lunenburg and Kirby In New Hampshire 200 fighters battled wind whipped fires in Pembroke and Boscawen Thirty buildings were destroyed and three firefighters and a small boy were hurt as flames swept over more than acres in Maine The major fire in that state was at West Kennebunk Acres Destroyed In New York more than acres of forest destroyed during have been the prolonged dry spell All forests were closed to the public Pennsylvania woods fires broke out at opposite ends of the state and tinderbox conditions were reported in New Jersey where 15 small fires consumed 125 acres Thursday In Canada between 50 and 75 fires were reported burning north of Montreal No valuable timber wai reported destroyed however SUPERMAN GEO REEVES Will Great You in Person at the BIG MEEKER'S SHOWS in Milton-Freewater SATURDAY LAST DAY LAST NIGHT OF THE GREAT FUN STREET of the PEA FESTIVAL BE SURE TO ATTEND SATURDAY
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