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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Burlington, North Carolina Weather fair to partly Cloudy and warmer tonight with scattered showers. Partly Cloudy and cooler tuesday. The daily times news for timely Etc service Call advertising 6-4415. General news 6-4417 circulation 6-4416 managing editor 6-1205 vol. 68�?no. 257 full Nea service. Burlington n. A monday february 16, 1953 associated press service Price five cent question of using a bomb raised again a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a death toll of 46 persons indicated in Gulf plane crash fourth raft is located Assembly expects never used budget message liquor Bill seen National airline spokesman blames crash on Tornado new Orleans map a a fourth life raft from the National airlines dc6 plane that plunged into the storm missed Gulf of Mexico with 4 1 persons aboard was found empty today apparently ending All Hope for survivors. Three other life rafts All empty were found Bobbing on the Choppy Waters yesterday by an Armada of planes and ships which combed the Waters. I the coast guard Caid the fourth raft was recovered accounting for a Al. Of the rafts and apparently ending any Hope for survivors. The raft had never been inflated. The coast guard said oven if survivors had managed to get on the rafts that the rough Waters would have probably washed them o a aboard. A the ill fated four eng med plane flying in 100-mile-pcr-hour winds. Was in route from Tampa. Fla. A to new Orleans when it crashed last saturday afternoon less than live minutes from possible safety. Many person prominent in business and society big Airliner when it left Tampa at 3 p. In. Inst saturday 419 mile run Raleigh apr Tho general Assembly begins another Busy week tonight amid indications it May receive gov. Umstead s budget message before the week is out. The message outlining the gov dust storms halt traffic Mercury sinks was due in new p. In. Tcst1 Many of the passengers were Enro Ute Here for Mardi gras festivities. I an investigation was started by h. B Shebat of College Park. Ga., and t g. Backhaut of Miami civil aeronautics authorities. By in Lavender photographer for the Mobile i c a Register said Atter a flight to the scene that by the associated pres one of the worst storms in years bolted the Midwest and Southwest today whipping up dust and Snow blizzards in parts of Nebraska. Kansas Colorado and Oklahoma. While lesser winds accompanied Tho general subzero temperatures in the Northern Plains and upper Mississippi Valley a blow that ranged up to 80 Miles an hour sunday lofted dust More than 12.000 feet High in Western Kansas. In virtually Zero visibility. Kansans groped through the worst dust storm since the storied blackouts of 20 years ago. Traffic was at a standstill. In Western Nebraska the storm pushed Over Trees broke windows stripped off shingles Tore Down were aboard Quot the television aerials and interrupted communications. Northwest winds carried dust into Oklahoma on sporty gusts that neared Hurricane velocity. Oklahoma City recorded gusts of 72 Miles an hour and visibility was shortened to Only a in Many cities in the part of the state. The dust Laden wind moved across the state in a southeasterly direction headed for Arkansas. Damage from Early reports was listed As Light and no injuries were reported although police in some of Ernora a views on state spending and taxes for the next biennium probably will be read to the legislators by . Luther Hodges. Gov. Umstead is recuperating from a heart attack suffered three Days Atter his inaugural. Other legislative highlights this week will include the wind up of budget hearings tomorrow by the a joint appropriations committee and a hearing thursday on a Bill calling Tor an election on the controversial veterans Bonus Issue. An a fall or nothing Quot liquor Bill May to introduced during the week by rep. La. M. Moore of Clay. Moore has said his proposal would Call for a state wide vote on whether liquor wine and Beer should be banned All Over the state or permitted in every county. The lawmakers will meet in joint session tonight to hear the traditional concert of the North efforts to stretch r,, a til n 1 involved in dollars reported slowing Washington a Tho army says its Effort to hold Down the Cost of the korean War has delayed Progress toward foolproof National defense. Gen. A c. Mcauliffe the a a a a a visit doomed parents with execution of their parents la army s Deputy Chiel of stall for operations testified that Hinds were stretched As far a possible to finance the War from available Money and to avoid asking Congress for extra appropriations As a result he told a House appropriations sube o Iii Mitt e a stocks of equipment have been reduced without being replaced and standards of operation and maintenance have been depressed. This has saved Money my auntie said Iii testimony made Public today but a has not improved our combat readiness position however and has further delayed Progress toward achieving a proper state of mobilization Mcauliffe said major military equipment sent to Korea this year has not been replaced in the nation s stockpile because ail estimate of the cd St is to lie included in a forthcoming military budget. The army estimated its personnel costs alone would be boo Mil not a i net Post sought Taft reports w Ashington ? a sen Taft or Olio said today president Eisenhower wants to make a Cabinet rank government department out of Hie Federal senility adminis and has set machinery in to create such a depart Carol fat Little symphony orthos set for Early next month five year old Michael Rosenberg and tra. Nine year old Robert arrive at sing sing prison to visit Julius lion dollars More other service before the end of the week the and Ethel Rosenberg convicted atom spies. The children Are Xvi la a no Askoul pm a a Stima is House May take to n a i action on the governor s proposal to reorganize the Highway commission. Accompanied by attorney Emanuel Bloch. The for the Gulf. It Orleans at 5 25 Short of it. Morgan site Small Airfield a it s possible that the Pilot the Airliner was attempting the plane went Down about 12 Miles the smaller communities said Visi a ability was Zero. Drifting Snow blocked Mountain 0f passes in Northern Colorado Sun-t0 Day and forced the postponement make it there or somewhere along a hot National ski jumping meet a this coast for an emergence land at Steamboat Springs. Trees Tele ii a he said a land was less than Pinnt and Power lines were levelled five minutes riving time from the temperatures in the More Crlti-5pot where the plane Cal three state arca of the storm it was the first fatal crash of were not As bitter however As in a regularly scheduled do the Section to the North. Aberdeen Nestic Airliner since Dofi fell at Elizabeth. La. 1952. To Miami. Fla. National s vice president in charge of operations capt. E. J. Kershaw said the dc6 in saturday s crash May have met a Tornado conditions. Kershaw noted that capt e a a Springer Pilot of the duh met turbulent weather conditions about the time of i last report causing him to descend from 14,000 feet to 4.500 feet. The plane came Down in water 90 Lect deep. Heavy seas caused i to break up and allow a National d had it \ Keh and Fargo. N. Below this morning d. -7. Temperatures see dust on Page five ribbing by 30 students is i hovered by Robert Moore Williamsburg. Vaju a phonics proximately 30 students including of the victims to float to the surface. Ends. Frank Polk aboard a patrol boat said the bodies were heating around when his Craft arrived on the scene Early sunday afternoon. A judging from the appearance of the bodies a Polk added. Quot i would say they were All killed instantly. None had life jackets weeks second tragedy hits a i a Florida Home Coral Gables fla.? anguished Mother who Only a a Days ago urged president Eisen Hower to bring the boys Home from Korea after one of her sons was a reported missing in action lost another aboard the National airline plane that crashed in the Gulf Mexico saturday. Or. And mrs. Richard la Shad Dick Learned Only last week that their son. 2nd it. John Philip Shaddick. 25. Was missing on a bomber flight Iii Korea Dan. 29. Tie was a Pilot. Another son. 2nd it. Richard Harrison Shaddick jr., 22, came Home on emergency leave and was returning to his station at Goodfellow air Force Bac san Angelo. Tex., aboard the Nai plane that went Down in the Gulf. A we Are All chopped to pieces a said the elder Shaddick when in formed the younger son was miss. Ing. A i just Don t know How Well survive if Richard is missing when mrs. Shaddick was Noti fied that her son was missing in Korea she Howei Star football and basketball players. Are involved in a cribbing scandal at the College of William and Mary the associated press Learned today. A source close to the College told a reporter the students involved had either quit school or had been suspended after an Honor Council meeting last week end. Some were suspended for failure to report an Honor code violation. Rear adm Alvin Duke Chandler president of the College immediately threw up a veil of secrecy a to the number of students involved and their identification. This was the second scandal involving this second oldest College j in America in less than two years. In August 1951. College officials an probed reports of alleged tamper few ing with High school transcripts and grades in order to make prospective athletes eligible for admission to William and Mary. Chandler an old hand at taking Security measures As a Veteran of of 32 years in the Navy hinted last week that there had been a infractions of the Honor Rode Quot which was established at William and Mary in 1779. I idol the proposal a which Han won Senate approval the governor would name a five member committee. The group would act with his advice and consent to increase Block or two the present to Highway divisions up Northwestern to 15. The House roads commit tee May take up the measure when it meets wednesday. Meanwhile there Are indications the governor s budget message will ask for 88 million dollars in Bond issues. Fifty million would continue state Aid for school construction. 23 million would go Tor mental institutions and 15 million would be Tor Community Hospital state supported colleges and universities and other institutions. Observers predict the governor will recommend removing the present sales tax limit it $15 on a Ingle item in an Effort to bring in More Revenue to meet demands officials of the state arts society and the state tubercular sanatoriums Are scheduled to appear before the joint appropriations committee tomorrow in the wind up of Hie budget hearings. The committee then will begin its big Job of pruning the Many budget requests. For the past three weeks the committee has heard state agencies. Departments and institutions ask for budget increase totalling 112 million dollars above the amount recommended by the advisory budget commission. Legislative observers predict the Bonus Bill will be killed. In introducing the measure. Republican rep. William l. Winkler of w Watauga said he was doing o at the request of Andrew Del Vescovo state membership director of a yous. Several legislators have shied away from the Bill. The measure Calls for a state wide vote on the Bonus Issue it voters approved the proposal the state would Issue 65 million Dol Lars in Bonds to pay bonuses to veterans of both world wars and the korean fighting. The Bonds would be paid Tor with tax increases on liquor wine and Beer. Execution of Rosenberg set for w Eek of March 9 new York u Rosenberg today w As execution of atomic set for the week of and Ethel House group favors income l a reduction Washington ? a the House ways and Means committee today approved a Bill to Cut income tax rates to per cent effective june 30. The tax Cut was sponsored by rep. Reed rny1, chairman of the committee. His Bill was parsed by the committee despite president risen Howerts recommendation that no action be taken on an income tax Cut until Steps have been taken to balance the budget. Reed said the vote at a closed committee meeting was 21 to 4 in favor of in proposal. On oat and three republicans voted against it. Twelve republicans and nine democrats were for it. Before the final committee action the democrats on tin committee offered a series of proposals demanding a delay until the administration takes a firm stand on Reed s tax cutting drive and until the administration give some report on the effects of the Bill. Eisenhower a declared a hands off policy on the tax cutting Bill Tor the time timing. Democrats have assailed him Tor this claim my he should have taken a Deti Lute position. All the democratic proposals were Defeated by a straight party vote�?15 republicans to to democrats. The future Fate of Reed s Bill is Uncertain. It could get tied up for a Long time in the rules committee. It Ipie Juliu March 9. Federal judge Irving r Kaufman scheduled the new execution Date for the husband and wife whose Appeal to the president for clemency has been rejected. The couple was convicted nearly two years ago of conspiring to transmit atomic information to Russia. They have been in sing sing prisons death House Ever since. In s. Marshal William Carroll said the Date of the electrocution May be March 12, and the hour la p. In. Rosenberg 34. And his wife. 36. Originally had been scheduled to die in the electric chair there Jan. 14 but the judge postponed the execution to permit time for the president to act on their clemency Appeal. President Eisenhower last week demo turned them Down setting of the new execution Date ame amid a growing clamor Over totalling More for the three the army 90 per cent million Dollar the committee. Army officers said they had enough funds on hand to finance the korean Campaign through june 30 without asking Congress for Mote unless fighting intensifies. Korean War Tost Are not included in regular military budgets but Are met through special appropriations. Officers testified in support of requests for special appropriations than a billion dollars services. Estimated that Over of its share of 788 s was needed to finance Bills voted by the last Congress to raise military pay and allowances for mustering out Pav and to give troops in Korea $45 monthly in combat pay. The Navy requested 140 million dollars for personnel the marines 63 millions and the air Force 167 millions. They said most of this in one v also is for added pay voted by Congress. An additional $11.700,08 Ware Quested for civilian relict in Korea. The services said their added costs actually were 227 million dollars More than they were a it King Congress to approve. They said Thev had saved this amount Horn t ration Mot Ion rent. Taft the Senate Republican floor Leader gave this word to reporters after a 40-Minutc meeting of congressional leaders with the president. He said much of the session was spent in discussion on the question of repudiating certain a secret agreements made by presidents Roosevelt and Truman. Some Progress was made toward drafting a repudiation Resolution such As Eisenhower has called for Taft added Iii his state of the Union address. Eisenhower said he would shortly ask Congress to repudiate any secret agreements of the past which involved the enslavement of free Peoples anywhere. Taft said tin proposed Resolution will lie introduced in Congress a within a reasonable i would think it would go Taft said Taft and House speaker Martin a it mass met with newsmen in the office of White House press Secretary James c. Hagerty immediately after they and other Field atom Issue Van Fleet slated for questioning on War Iii Korea Washington map a should atomic weapons be used in an Effort to win the korean War is certain to be among the questions asked of Gen. James a. Van Fleet next month when the former eighth army commander goes before congressional committees. There was sonic speculation the same question was up for discus Hon at a top level White House meeting today. If it was presumable several new factors would be taken into account 1. The stockpile of Hombs for tactical use on a Batt Letheld is grow my. 2. The army has a new big Caliper gun it claims can shoot atomic explosive shells. 3. Intensified pressure at Home for ending the War. So far. The answers of most military leaders have been against using nuclear weapons. The reasons they give Are both military and Polit Ira i. Gen. Omar Bradley chairman of the strategy making joint chiefs of staff repeated in an interview recently that he sees nothing to lie gained now by using the atomic bomb tactically. Bradley did no to go into details nor indicate whether he included atomic artillery along with atomic bombs dropped from planes. The views of Bradley and others who recommended against employing such weapons in Korea generally seem predicated on these ideas there Are in the present Battle situation no really Good targets neither tactical on the Battle nor strategic the sources the Case. Hundreds House late against the for the picketed the White last week in protest death penalty. A cond time the roman Catholic apostolic delegation in Washington last week informed the government the Pope a received Large numbers of pleas for merry. And last night a protestant Leader renewed the plea of some 2.300 protestant clergy for commutation of the sentence. No american civilian Ever a died lot espionage the crime of which the couple was convicted. The court proceeding today was simply an announcement by the judge of the new execution Date the presence of neither the government prosecutor nor of defense existing funds b during personnel diverting Money marked for other bid for Del ens turned w v some strength original purpose Tat and Gap leaders had held their regular monday morning strategy coherence with tin president. This was a departure from past sessions when the congressional leaders have Bern reluctant to talk Taft said a Resolution setting up a new department to take Over the Woi k of the Federal Security administration is timing prepared. Is a now in headed by mrs. Theta Culp Hobby who sits in on Cabinet meetings. Mrs. Hobby voiced the Hope before she took Oil ice that her Post w add he raised to one of full Cabinet rank. Is includes the social Security system and a Complex of other Federal health educational and re lated of enemy War goods production in North Korea. Atomic explosives can kill everyone above ground within the great radius of the blast pulverize equipment and Burn what is left. But when exploded at 2.000 or 3.000 bet where the Cone of the blast can encompass the greatest effective area they cannot do major Lama to below ground positions. The 155-mile line of the chinese it see a bomb on Page 5 two russian now funds Down services Lait didst for turning k payment. He All those at peace to be the i go into the reasons s \ into a regular de said however that today s meeting a n favor of the step Aid the question a pianos i Fidel flee attack git i see execution on p Adlai Stevenson leaves ii a open for 1956 presidential nomination by Jack Bell w Ashington son apparently Kansan charges waste Iii giving i Iii forms to vets Washington f _ rep. Scriv Nelt a Kan says Tho government is wasting millions of dollars by giving uniforms to servicemen at the time of their discharge. A most of them will Tell you quite frankly unless Uncle Sam reaches out and grabs them again they Are never going to put on a uni 1 attempt to shut off other aspirants. A Adlai Steven these democrats say Stevenson intends to keep i Yves every evidence that he would available Tor the 19 6 dem t e Happy if ome other candidate of rat in presidential nomination but Forward. But these persons will put no Barrier in the path syn is realistic enough to Lieut any other Pontiac candidate. Kjeve that there i now no one in Here to Confer with members of the party who can be regarded Congress and other democratic a a serious contender for the form a he said during a recent whole president Eisen hearing by a House appropriations with copies to Florida con subcommittee. The record was Pressman saying made Public today. A to Heck with the North to anyway scrivner added the uni reans lets get our boys Home. Forms Are for trained Down soldiers a we know our boys want to and a within three or four months come Home and this is All that is after they Are the important of it Annot be done any veterans will have a gained so othe Way leave Korea to whoever much weight that they cannot even in. A a into Labeur leaders the 1952 nominee continued to turn away with jesting replies a1 quarries about i political future. Asked at a reception yesterday for democratic legislators if he would be running for office in 1956, Stevenson quipped a i May be running for cover. But maybe that wont be necessary he made it Plain that he nomination except himself. One highly placed Democrat said in an interview he is confident that beyond insisting on the retention of his old Friend Stephen a Mitchell As National chairman Stevenson is not making any move to build himself up at the expense of other possible 1956 nominees. The former Illinois governor Defeated by president Eisenhower last november probably will sit As Down with Eisenhower at luncheon possible Bassadore of countries he will visit he scheduled afternoon meetings with democratic members of the House and Senate following a morning conference with democratic officials and Campaign co to tutors. Stevenson s criticism in a new York speech saturday night of what he called a the Dollar Diplo Patio is Mary of the Eisenhower administration nougat Republican assertions that the former governor was guilty of a confused a Republican sen. Carlton it Kau Sas. Said the 1952 democratic nominee seemed to want to continue a a Santa Claus Quot approach to Aid for Europe. Nykun ? a \ defense department request for $1,260,000 too in new funds for the current veal was rejected in full today by the appropriations committee the committee said the department should use available funds to finance the programs Lur which the new Money had been requested. Most of the new Money sought a for army Navy and air Force military pay increases in which were voted by Congress since the last defense department budget a approved. The request for additional funds a ame from former president Truman before he left Ottine lat month in some cases president Eisenhower revised the requests but in others he made no changes. The additional Money asked was Tor use during the balance of the current fiscal year which ends june 30. The committee said no vital programs would in Hurt if the extra Money were taken from other funds available to the department. The defense fund requests were considered along with ree Ommen for additional Money for numerous other agencies the Coni Mitt be action cleared for floor deflate tomorrow the first appropriation Izill of the 83d Congress. In All Congress was a ked to approve $2,313,719,590 in supplementary appropriation for the current fiscal year. Ious a a cd whether it would Fie i letter to it now or to wait until fall att said it would in necessary insult with educational medium other interests Tio might be affected by the change before Diaw in up final plans. I he thought is that Eisenhower would present the matter to con gics a a government reorganization plan. I ruler a general government reorganization Davv. The president has Power to draw plans for Shuting agencies about. Submitted government any such plan must in. No intention to oppose the bid of in be White House tomorrow. But sen. Douglas d-11h for re Nomina a they Exchange More than your Tion Iii 1954. Thou a Douglas is a Fried of mine and Hee i would t run against him under it would any circumstances a Stevenson de meeting Between the two men who tonal partnership existed dared. Swapped bitter charges during last he declared democrats who have sounded out car s Campaign a there i no room in it for the his thinking on his political future in preparation Tor i round the big Slick or the ultimatum. Ours say they Are convinced Stevenson world journey on which he will must be the role of the Good neigh will be available for the party a embark March 2. Stevenson Bor. Tho Good partner the Good nomination in 1956 but lie will not planned today to see several am Friend never the big the committee lopped off 60 per democrats defended Stevenson s cent of those funds giving a Contention that the v. S should Proval to Only $905,672,920 in extra not use a big stick methods to Money far and away the biggest Force european allies to Speed up chunk Cut out by the committee their defences As he intimated he Lay in defense f kinds pleasantries most politicians thought Secretary of state Dulles the hefty wielding of the Bud vill be surprised. Had done. Get cutting a was stayed in the be the first formal Stevenson said genuine internal Case through see new on Page five psychological a h a re head is appointed Washington fit president Eisenhower today named c. I. Jackson. 50-year-old new York publisher As his special assistant Iii charge of cold War planning. The appointment was announced by Sherman Adams Chic assistant to the president. He said Jackson would serve As a Liaison official Between the various government departments and agencies Active in psychological warfare strategy. Jackson a been Given leave from his position As publisher of Fortune Magazine. Ralph Paine jr., managing editor of the publication since 1941, was named last night to succeed him in that Post. Jackson a Long been Active in planning psychological warfare. I he was Deputy chief of psychological warfare under Eisenhower when the president was commander in charge of the North african Campaign in is Oriel Var la. Later Jackson w of tied the Nan built Gater in is. The i4 Thun Cement of the House itself. The committee approved in full a request overlord. Of the House clerk for $29,250 to rental Europe. Buy 225 High Back swivel chairs Adams Amu unc ement said Jack for House members at a Cost of son will serve As special assistant each and it okayed si4.boo the president with special re tie invasion by George \. I aim his Tokyo 4�?two u. Warplanes challenged two russian Type fighters Over Northern Japan today damaged one in a Brief skirmish and chased both intruders to the soviet held kindle islands the far a t air forces said. It was the first time soviet planes had appeared Over Northern Japan since the government with Strong u. Backing on Jan. 13 Wared her mighty neighbor to the North against such unauthorized flights the air Force id Nti planes As Falls a Kus prop driven single seat i the 400-mile-per-hour cd american planes were Al Der cts. I the air Force Annot said the Thunder jets Intel Cepter the Falls near Demuro on the Eastern tip of Northern hokkaido this morning. They signalled the intruders to land one Thunder Jet opened fire when the order i was ignored. One of the Falls was hit in the fuselage and wings. Both planes fled toward the Kun riles. The Thunder jets broke off the Cha e a to avoid violation of rus Sian held territory a the air Force said. It is Only 4 it Miles from Demuro to the nearest russian held Island. Japan a air Boundary is Only 2l Miles from the tip of the Peninsula a just Brief seconds in a Jet. The Thunder jets were on a routine patrol Mission when radar operators on the ground spotted the intruders. The radar men flashed the signal that sent the l. Planes roaring in Pursuit. It was in the same general area within sight of Tho Buriles that a i. B29 super fort was shot Down oct 7. Russia protested to the . That the super fort violated russian territory and opened fire on soviet planes. The u. S., in reply denied both charges and said the As Deputy chief us Frzop Lwan not armed psychological warfare again he gave few details of under Eisenhower for a operation Olav s action. It did not speculate of Conti on that nationality of the Lah cd 30 for old new carpets and rues for the a possibilities in the cold War House office building. Lung of this administration plan pilots. Airbase in Japan had orders not to comment. I be got orders ugh Here on my desk a one officer said Quot not to say a

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