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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1951, Zanesville, Ohio THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL Associated Press 211 OHIO FRIDAY JANUARY 19 1951 FIVE CENTS HELLO imr telephone WV i- ECONOMIC CHIEF OUSTED lew Witness i Crime Probe day Be Cited Former Convict Refuses to Answer Committee Questions CLEVELAND A A former convict who c said was sent to to help organize the bluntly refused today describe his business to the late crime committee witness Joe Dl Carlo 52 I refuse to answer the n the end of his testimony Chairman Sen Estes fauver said he recommend that ate action be taken against 11 31 Carlo thus became the i witness of the three-day In Cleveland to hear m the senator that action contempt proceed be taken Phe final witness last night Big Al was told same thing because he re- ied to answer questions about i activities prior to 1945 ti a former Cleveland boot now Is a real estate oper In Miami Fla Police Chief Edward -I ii of Youngstown yesterday stifled Dl Carlo formerly the rackets In Buffalo Y and came to Cleveland because the heat was on Je told the committee that Dl rlo was advised by Cleveland to go to Youngstown about to help organize rackets there Carlo previously had six years at Atlanta for Intimidating a gov witness Today however lie told com ittre Investigators he was orent of the Intimidation large and did not know any Ins about the events that re In his conviction The short heavyset witness andly admitted that he has id no legitimate business since 38 when he said he was In the Hiding machine business Then he caught himself and iid Well I was In Jail a few Vou might rail that ate Questioned about his at present he said he no home no property and s net worth was zero nut then committee inked him if he owned an replied Carlo What A Cadillac Chief Allen had told the com that Dl Carlo was one o croup of muscle men who hat bookies t ay 50 percent kickbacks Thn sheriff of Lawrence coun O admits that his campaign in the election of 194 a onetime attorney for a ambling casino The attorney Sheriff Peter A lurke told the crime esterday was II M McCowan solicitor of Ironton O Law Burke snld Me once represented the nov casino Colony club a O He gave me some money ny he went on II ntiM have raised the mono I don't know where didn't nsk kk Holt Veteran Actor Dies HOLLYWOOD Death ha Jack Holt 62 nc cowboy of both the open an ne cinema range He succumbed last at th hospital In West Lo to coronary r had suffered three sever attacks since shortly be re Christmas p Unit was moved his apartment In the hotel In Santa Monica he had lived for severa His personal physician Rr Mack said the ve actor was gravely ill ra M fnr n fow days and the another attack yeste Tim also actor with him his lust Air Force General Proposes Jse of A-Bomb Against Reds Soldier 14 Is Frostbite Victim of Korean Fighting BATTLE CREEK Mich A soldier casualty of the Korean war is in Percy Jones army hospital here fering from frostbite He Is Pfc James B Byrd of Craig Beach O in Ing courtly near Youngstown Byrd big for his age and so eager to get into the fighting that he falsified his age to gain army acceptance fought his way up the west coast of rea with the 7th Infantry ment of the 8th army before the fingers of both hands and a toe on his left foot froze Hobbling around in Korea he grabbed up and placed aboard a hospital evacuation plane which arrived here Wanted to get in the army since I was eight James beamed to reporters Tried three times before I made It though Finally a recruiting sergeant In Ohio believed I was IS like I said He signed me up last June 9 James was pretty proud of a birth certificate his mother got for him while was trying to Induce him to get out of the Turn to Page Eight Maj Gen Emmett Rosle O'Donnell back from Korea to head the strategic 15th air force urged yesterday In California that use the most effective weapon against Red A- bomb AP WASHINGTON The sertion by Maj Gen Emmett Rosie O'Donnell on his ar- rival from Korea In fornia that the A-bomb should be used on Red China aroused private speculation here about his future His declarations ly recalled that the last air general who ventured Into the Held of International policies Is now retired Gen Anderson got involved last summer in the debate about preventive war He told reports that If he was ordered to I can break up Russia's five A-bomb nests In a week When Anderson said that he was ant of the air war college at Maxwell base Ala Turn to Page toy 13 Slain Sought CRETE 111 chool boy slain for no nt motive after he was d on Tuesday was thrown from in automobile In a residential trcet late last night After his abductors tossed the joy's body Into the street they away Well so ong The boy Billy Rodenberg had missing since late lay He was last seen going to Taft Would Limit Troop Transfer WASHINGTON The ate appeared headed ward a vote late this month proving the use of American forces to bolster western Europe's defenses An Indication by Senator Taft that he will support the ransfer of a limited number of divisions when available took ils home in a trailer camp south f this small northern Illinois 35 miles south of Chicago An intensive search had been made for the slight boy an eighth grade pupil In Crete community high and public school Dr W Hugh Miller Will county physician said he hoy had been dead from 8 o 12 hours before he was ed from the car about clock last night Millers a Hd fingerprints and discoloration on boy's neck Indicated that he had been strangled There also was a deep bruise on his right Jaw Dr Miller said the condition of Billy's eyes Indicated his tors may have blindfolded him Miller said an examination the body disclosed no sexual at- tack Young was about 5 feet tall and weighed 79 pounds Sheriff Ernest Overby of Wil county said authorities had found no motive for the slaying of the boy He added however a local crime starch out of opposition to a move resident Truman has said he will make If necessary without Red Cross Agreement Ignored by Enemy DALLAS Tex Reds and North Chinese Koreans have Cloudy refused to recognize Red Cross and Its International prls agreement a high Red Cross official declared James T Nicholson vice president and general man ager of the American Red Cross said yesterday stockpile of boxes of food clothing and medications are now In Tokyo and Yokohama He said they will be sent to If the Reds ever honor the agreement and we can be mired they will get to the persons Split Seen In UN Ranks Asian Countries Favor New Appeal LAKE SUCCESS Non Communist members of the United Nations faced a split In their ranks today on the question of condemning Communist aggression in Korea Twelve countries contending latest non to a peace bid dlt not say called an emergency caucus to consider still another appeal Any such proposal they may adopt will run head-on Into U S demand the U N de- Red China aa an and take appropriate measures against It U S Delegate Warren R Aus tin In a stinging denunciation o the Pelplnc regime yesterday demanded the world organiza tion face and condemn th Communists He gained only lukewarm sup port from Australia Britain France who for time to study the question India opposed the U S plan These preliminary views ex pressed by countries generally closely associated with the Unit cd States led diplomats here t doubt the effectiveness of an resolution condemning The U S hopes to have enoug co-sponsors to Introduce such resolution In the cal committee today There seemed little question but that I would be adopted However these diplomats said the prel bickering backing an filling will certainly lower an moral effect it might have or Russia and Communist China they become much of the approval Most Democrats apparently avor committing ground troops o the proposed international army and many Republicans have indicated they regard such L move as Inevitable However Taft made It plain he believes congress should put a celling on the number of foot to he ed This promised to provide another controversy Taft would not say what he thinks the celling should be Most speculation has placed country's contribution at from five to ten divisions Combat Bonus Pay Requested WASHINGTON LP The de- fense department asked con- gress today to grant combat us pay of to monthly to troops fighting In Korea Legislation submitted by the department provides the tional monthly for enlisted men and the extra for cers If they fought the en- emy at least six days in any month WASHINGTON A tlon calling on the United Na to brand Communist Chin an aggressor in Korea wa blocked temporarily in the hous today after a Republican mem ber attacked It as equivalent t a declaration of war The resolution was introduce Democratic Leader McCor mack of as statement of bipartisan policy Not His Best Smile TRUMAN Movie Czar Gets Top Job in ESA Valentine Quits In Dispute Over Price Control Methods WASHINGTON Economic Stabilization strator Alan Valentine has resigned and will be succeeded by Eric Johnston president of the Motion Picture tion on America The White House announced today President Truman has Valentine's resignation and named Johnston to take over Valentine quit at the dent's wish as a result of what he called an honest ence of opinion with over Ilie precise ing and methods for the In- of overall price and wage Johnston not only will have authority over prices and wages aut general supervisory ty over all aspects of mobilization including rent con- trol Installment credit and re- strictions on housing finance He Is taking a nine months leave of absence from his post as president of the motion ture association He told reporters at the White House that his length of service as economic administrator Is not necessarily limited to that od however Johnston former president of the U S chamber of commerce has been conferring with Charles E Wilson chief of the office of ERIC JOHNSTON defense mobilization for several days It had been reported ear Her he would become a special adviser to Wilson on economic matters Wilson who attended the news conference at the White House said a decision on whether to apply across-the-board wage and price controls selective controls will not be determined until after Johnston has been an to survey Allies Again Enter Won ju 1 John L Lewis United Mine Workers chief smiles after he signed new wage agreement in Washington When photographer asked for great big smile Lewis replied I am happy but not that happy AP Mild Weather Continues Here A moss of tropical air kept temperatures in the mid here today and U also ing a severe cold wave over the northern tier of midwest states from pushing south federal fore casters said today U will be cloudy here tonight with low temperatures ranging from 45 to 50 they said There may be some rain tomorrow mercury soared to a springlike GO degrees here yes and dropped to 49 during the night This afternoon It had climbed to 65 Mrs Wickens Is Women's Civil Defense Chief Here Rather cloudy tonight Low south Saturday ly cloudy Colder central and north portions Some rain ly central south and rain or snow extreme north Saturday afternoon or Yesterday's High service Mrs Hester Wickens principal of elementary school has been appointed of women's activities In civilian defense for The appointment was ed today by Cecil Daniel the city's defense director Mrs Wickens who Is dent of the Business and Women's clubs of Ohio has been active In civilian de- fense planning on a state-wide basis Last summer she conferred on the subject with Col E Warner state director of vilian defense and Adjutant General Leo M Kreber Mrs Wickens pointed out day that no separate women's organization is planned It U my she explained to In- the women Into the ular program She pointed out that women are qualified to handle about 50 percent of the Jobs in civilian de- fense She mentioned warden service and health service which Includes sanitation public health and emergency medical MRS HESTER crs for dispatching duties for the patrol of vital areas and in some phases of fire defense as well panic control service They will also be used to man observation posts and stations and to handle evacua tlon set Likewise tant among their duties will be Also women ean be used as to educate the public In Today 56.0 automobile and ambulance for poMlMt the whole situation Wilson added however tha feds Victory in Tibet ON THE TIBETAN INDIAN FRONTIER W Tibetan ial said today Invading Chinese Communists won their big vie ory In Tibet without firing a hot using fireworks and warfare This official who reached In- dia after accompanying the ai Lama on his flight ia said Tibet virtually lost the war when her strongest fortress at Chamdo near the Tibetan Chinese border in he first days of the Chinese in- vasion early last October The Chinese won this victory without firing a single shot from a real gun official said used skyrockets and er fireworks to turn night into day and to permit Tibetan cers and troops to see fear on each others faces In a few tours all the officers including he commanding general Nga Beu but they were cap- ured by Red patrols After their first exposure to the Chinese fireworks the betan captured at Chamdo received such kind treatment at the bf their enemies the official that they voluntarily sent to reporting It Impossible to defeat the Com- The official said Nga message urged Immediate of Tibet to the Reds It threw the entire in- o he said and ened the preparations to give Johnston's appointment tend to speed up a decision on the question of controls over small or large segments of the economy The shift occurred at a lime when Wilson was pressing for the fastest possible action on freezing prices and wages entine and his advisers at ESA had contended they are not staffed and organized to administer a freeze Wilson Is reported to want ceilings applied within a week but after two days of ences with former OPA chiefs there reportedly was general agreement to delay action what longer probably until early February Admiral Backs Youth Training WASHINGTON Admiral New Red Attack Still Awaited TOKYO UP A United Nations prowl force the ruined and hub of Wonju today without meeting any opposition 1 Two at- tack regiments on another tor of the east-central Korean battlefront killed 1.000 Reds and routed the remainder of their strong force In a fight A big Red offensive effort was still expected to break out all across the at any time Allied patroU have been en- tering and leaving Wonju key traffic junction In central Korea since the V S second division withdrew Tuesday from a looping line two miles south of the town Only civilians were on hand to watch the reinforced patrol re- enter Wonju Friday The two U N attack ments normally men smashed a large enemy force seven miles southeast of wol eastern end of the war front We put the enemy on an officer said tersely The fight started Thursday and was still raging today Forrest P Sherman testified day unless international tions It probably will be necessary to Increase the fighting forces above ent goals of close to persons Sherman top ranking navy of- ficer and a member of the Joint chiefs of staff gave this sonal opinion to the senate pre- sub-committee At the same time he gave full support to the administration's new universal military service and training It would lower the draft age from 19 to 18 year old and lengthen required service from 21 to 27 months 33 miles northeast highway he Dalai Lama decision fall powers was made to abandon Lhasa and move the year-old Dalai Lama close to the Indian border to escape capture by tho Chinese said the official The Dalai Lama with a small group of officials fled over the Icy plateau through the ding Himalayan to a capital at near the Indian frontier Workers Overcome By Chemical Fumes DADE CITY Fla More than 100 persons were overcome today at the Pasco packing com- pany when a tank containing a sterilizer powder exploded and fumes spread about the plant Injured persons were brought In large batches to the hospital here Mrs W M an BRIDGE EXPERT DIES CINCINNATI W Alfred W Owen 74 retired Southern Rail way System civil engineer and bridge expert died yesterday In suburban Norwood f M Is of Chungju center and 13 miles east of chon Seven hundred of the enemy were killed by air strikes and the remainder by ground troops Bodies were counted In the snow where they lay sprawled The battle near came during sharp patrol actions crackling all along the Korean war front that looked like pre- of major drive by Chinese Reds down peninsula continued to shift to central and eastern sectors in a way of the two previous my offensives the plunge across the river and the drive Into Seoul The allied attack around was not classed as an offensive but an officer It must be quite a scrap The area Is full of those Jokers 1 and North Korean the center of the Communist forces Press correspondent re- ported persons were lying all over the place In halls floors She doctors were working over them Extent of the Injuries not known First reports Mid a workman dipped a wet cloth Into the tank and it exploded Burglars Again Loot Duncan Falls Places Burglars last Into Hartman's grocery Huff cery link's Place cafe and the Russell filling station Duncan Falls It was reported day Deputy sheriffs are In Duncan Falls Investigating the wave of burglaries the second reported there since the first of the year Earlier this the Huff Place and the Ice station were burglarized I I i 1 i Smoke snd quickly filled There was no estimate of the the plant cut Into of merchandise taken In last night's burglaries T i v f f X
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