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Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Burlington, Iowa 0colder, near Zero Iowa a oldest newspaper established Jolt St Biver stage�?7 feet 9tl inches Down 5% inches the Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette volume 116�?no. 186 Yang of phone 6130 Burlington Iowa monday february 16,1953 a a 16 pages two sections. Price-5e committee Russ planes Over Japan 30 tax Cut russians could drop a Tom bombs anywhere civil defense chiefs warning in speedup plea dire air threat to . Told a a or text Max / a re rpm _ t7< i i cd. I to a j a m i d m a 11 a 4�?� a a so a a _ a j a St a a a Al Washington apr the Federal civil defense administration said monday Russia could Send 400 planes against any spot in the u. S. And drop numbers of atom bombs capable of inflicting 110,000 casualties with each la n q4" such an initial attack the Agen cd said would come practically without warning probably during working hours and would be aimed primarily at crowded Indus Del areas. It would be backed up by psychological warfare to spread panic and weaken the will to tight and biological warfare to add disease to bombed out devastation it added. The Agency a annual report was sent to president Eisenhower and Congress by acting administrator James j. Wadsworth Eisenhower in his state of the Union message urged a stepped up civil defense a Ause he said there was no ques i Russia has the atomic bomb. A a a a a Wadsworth said in his report a these initial civil defense attack assumptions Are neither a dramatic overstatement of the problem or a Retreat from reality of growing soviet capabilities. A we Are making Progress in civil defense but Are losing ground in the face of the growing threat to our National Security. Make no mistake about it americans civil defense is not developing fast enough to meet the threat that now faces us. The report quoted the air Force As saying 70 per cent of an enemy bombing Mission would get through the country a defense. The Agency assumed 400 bombers would strike with n o More than 15 minutes warning if any among the 67 areas it has designated As most Likely targets. The bombers it said would carry conventional bombs As Well As atomic bombs 2j/2 times As powerful As the one dropped on Hiro Shima. In a daytime attack it e said such a bombs would kill or wound 110,000 persons about half of whom eventually would recover. Its primary task the Agency said is to Alert every american family to the dangers of unpreparedness and to the need for a grass roots system of civil defense. The report said nearly 2,000 civil defense exercises conducted by cities and states in 1952 involved two million civil defense workers and 42 million private citizens. It said nearly four million persons have now been assigned to civil defense duties. The report listed As Basic requirements for effective civil defense More real and effective leadership at ail Levels of government and a adequate financial support instead of Token continued improvements in sea and air defences of North amen Ca. A practical step by step Disper say program for Industry and a realistic shelter program for highly congested areas. Fuller recognition that the spiritual Unity of civil defense is an important Factor in the survival of the american Way of life. Civilian self Reliance aroused by full knowledge of the dangers the nation faces. Eisenhower s desire Fra May be made Cabinet t department Washington 5-sen. Taft a Ohio said monday president Eisenhower wants to make a Cabinet rank government department out of the fed eral Security administration and has set machinery in motion to create such a department Taft the Senate Republican floor Leader gave this word to reporters after a 40 minute leaders mrs. Hobby meeting of congressional with the president. He said much of the session was spent in discussion on the question repudiating certain a secret ferment so made by presidents Roosevelt and Truman. In 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 flee Peoples anywhere. Taft said the proposed Resolution will be introduced in Congress a within a reasonable a i would think if w o u i d go Taft said. F. Aft and House speaker Martin . Met with newsmen in the office of White House press Secretary James c. Hagerty immediately after they and other gop leaders had held their regu Lar monday morning strategy con Ference with the president. This was a departure from past sessions when the congressional leaders have been reluctant to. Talk. Said a Resolution setting up a we department to take Over the work of the Federal Security administration is being prepared. Fra now is headed by mrs. Oveta Culp Hobby who sits in on Cabinet meetings. Mrs. Hobby voiced the Hope before she took office that her Post would be Raiser to one of full Cabinet rank Fra includes the social Security system and a Complex of other Federal health educationa1 and reefed services. A it put did no to go into the reasons Foi Quot turning Fra into a regular department. He said however that 3l�?~ those at mondays meeting a of red to be in favor of the step although he said the question was raised whether it would be better to do in fall. It Madison Marine held on Auto theft charge in Kentucky Louisville by. I a Charles r. Patterson 19, who gave fort Madison la., As his address is one of three Camp Lejeune n.c., marines held under $2,000 Bond each Here for Federal grand jury hearing March 9. The other two Are Nelson e. Packwood it. Pleasant mieh., and Hubert Webb 24, Springfield mass. All Are charged with interstate automobile theft they were arrested at Shirley near Here dec. 20. Tokyo at time of arraignment. Pack russian Type vote i 21 to 4 rules croup however will delay Bill i Wood said the did not want Ria return to the Marine corps icons tax to is Imai cause draftees Are a for d e r i n g the soviet held Kurile islands the far East air forces income taxes to per cent on june amt Mno the one of intruding Craft damaged two fighters chased Back to Buriles apr two la. S. Warplanes challenged two fighters Over Northern Japan today dam by aged one in a Brief skirmish and chased both intruders to per 30. But the chairman of the rules committee said the legislation will be Pigeon holed until at least May i acting by opposition to president Eisenhower a go slow advice on tax cuts the ways and Means committee approved 21 to 4 a measure by chairman Reed which would reduce income tax payments for 50 million americans at midyear 195s. Under present Law a to per cent tax Cut is scheduled for Jan. I 1954. Chairman Allen . Of the House rules committee said shortly after the ways and Means action that his group a will hold All tax reduction legislation until at least May Reed is expected to seek an or Der from the rules committee barring amendments to his Bill from the House floor. That would give the rules committee the Power to delay Floo action. Allen said that before his group acts to Clear tax cutting proposals for floor action a it must be apparent that the Federal budget will be greatly reduced in order that we can live on our Federal income without the necessity of borrowing another Eisenhower has said he wants Steps taken to balance the budget before any personal income tax reduction is approved. Reed said the vote at a closed committee meeting was 21 to 4 in favor of his proposal. One Democrat and three republicans void against it. Twelve Kerub Okay tax Cut Page is around the volunteers. He said he was a stockade guard and had helped the other two escape and went with them. Said. It was the first time soviet planes had appeared Over Northern. Japan since the government with Strong u. S. Backing on Jan. 13 warned her mighty neighbor to the North against such unauthorized flights. A the air Force announcement said the Thunder jets intercepted the la los near demure on the Eastern tip of Northern hokkaido Nelson new medical Dean Iowa City j a or. Norman Bartram Nelson 40, who had a this morning. They signalled the major part in the planning and intruders to land. One Thunder staffing of the new College of Medicine at the University of California los Angeles was announced monday As the new Dean of the College of Medicine state University of Iowa. He will take office at Iowa City in july said or. Virgil m. Handier Sui president. Or. Nelson now is on leave As assistant Dean of the College of Medicine Urcla and is serving As Dean of the school of Medicine. American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He has been there for the past two years. Mardi gras group under decorative Clown and huge Cluster of balloons group of dancers attending Mardi gras at hotel Burlington saturday night rest during intermission. Left to right Are or. And mrs. James Ewinger mrs. Charles John son or. And mrs. Gordon Hunt and diaries Johnson standing. Social event was Given by St. Martha a Guild of Christ episcopal Church was attended by Large crowd. Another picture on Page six. Hawk Eye Gazette photo. Now or to wait until Man suffers severe Burns we a Price 5� suffered severe a Early monday afternoon n be contacted a live electrics fal carrying 440 volts at Star-1 be motor division mount peasant Street. Or vrho lives at 11012 n. Tim was Susnea to Burlog As Pital a police where he of Neemei gency treatment. 8 v had been found and Given Ste aspiration by Gerald testing3�?T Foreman a Assembly and Western Kansas has 6b lockout9 storms Snow and dust Large area local weather Page 2 fret Ancl an in Alator squad Al jul r fire department answerer and found Price with 1 in his an Tom the face. And bleeding Rob ticket a r tis amp nth mum by any would be easier to Send in your favorite by the associated press one of the worst storms in years belted the Midwest and Southwest monday whipping up dust and Snow blizzards in parts of Nebraska Kansas Colorado and Oklahoma. While lesser winds accompanied tile general sub Zero 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. Drifting Snow blocked Mountain passes in Northern Colorado sunday and forced the postponement of the National ski jumping meet at Steamboat Springs. Trees Telephone and Power lines were levelled. Temperatures in the More critical three state area of the storm were not As bitter however As in the Section to the North. Aberdeen. S. D. Had 14 below this morning and Fargo n. D. -7. Were general in the Dakotas and Minnesota a n d were spreading southward and eastward. A band of Snow too Miles wide extended across this sector from Eastern Montana into Nebraska and through Northern Illinois. There was lesser precipitation in the East where the weather was More moderate. Northern new England had some rain and Snow and there were Snow flurries i n the great lakes area. In Western Nebraska the storm pushed Over Trees broke windows stripped off shingles Tore Down 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 Block or two in Many cities in the Northwestern 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 the smaller communities Aridj ends All Hopes lost planets fourth raft found empty new Orleans jul a fourth life raft from the National airlines dc-6 plane that plunged into the storm tossed Gulf of Mexico with 46 persons aboard was found empty monday a apparently ending All Hope for three other life rafts a All empty a were found Bobbing on the Choppy Waters sunday by an Armada of planes and ships that combed the Waters. The coast guard said the fourth raft was recovered a accounting for All of the rafts and apparently ending any Hope for the raft had never been inflated. Only a Remote possibility was held by the coast guard that any survivors would be found aboard the fourth raft. The coast guard said even if Sun Vors had managed to get on the rafts that the rough Waters would have probably washed them overboard. See Story Page 12 i Nabob smiler a lady told it Soma Moo 9it rid of their wives divorcing pm others by work if to irk Tito Dee. Temperatures Al Sero or lower visibility was a Usero. Probably March 12 spies to die during week of March 9 new York Vul execution of atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg monday As set for the week of March 9. Federal judge Irving r. Kau Man 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. U. S. Marshal William Carroll said the Date of the electrocution May be March 12, and the hour la . 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 pres-1 ident to act on their clemency Appeal. President Eisenhower last week turned them Down. Setting of the new execution Date came amid a growing clamor Over the Case. Hundreds picketed tile White House late last week in protest against the death penalty. For the second tire the roman Catholic apostolic delegation in Washington last week informed the government the Pope has received Large numbers of pleas for mercy. And 8unday night a protestant Leader renewed the plea of some 2,300 protestant clergy for commutation of the sentence. No american civilian Ever has died for espionage the crime of which the couple was convicted. The court proceeding monday was simply an announcement by the judge of the new execution Date. Hie presence of neither the government prosecutor nor of defense counsel was required. Only action by the . Supreme Coart a which has twice rejected appeals in the Case a could now save the couple from Des til a baning reconsideration of tile Casely Eisenhower. In sentencing the couple to death two years ago. Judge Kaufman called their crime worse than murder. The Rosenberg a attorney Emanual h. Bloch has asked the . Court of appeals to stay the execution pending renewed petitions to the supreme court. The appeals court is to hear the tuesday. On the inside forecast near Zero. Page 2. West Burlington Man reports $700 thefts. Page 2. Worry clinic. Page 3. Navy air Force at Odds. Page 4. Taft Hartley injunctions irk labor. Page 8. Iowa and Illinois news. Page 9. Blackhawk beat Kemper. Page ii. A Mediapolis in league Lead. Page to. Danville Denmark win titles. Page la. Jesus of Nazareth. Page 12. Searchers doubt any survive Gulf crash. Page 12. Weeks and Barge lines. Page 16. A a a a a Sueiho Plant ripped Iowa Jet Ace runs his Mig string to 8 Seoul ub-. Sabre jets monday shot Down three russian built migs probably destroyed another and damaged seven while screening a massive air raid on a big Chase a to avoid violation of rus communist troop and Supply build Sian held territory a the air Force up area. 1 two of the three Jet opened fire when the order was ignored. One of the la los was hit in the fuselage and wings. Both planes fled toward the Buriles. The Thunder jets broke off the it was in the ame general area,1 within sight of the Buriles. That a u. S. B29 super fort was shot Down oct. 7. Russia protested to t h e . That the super fort violated russian territory and opened fire on soviet planes. The ., in re Mig mils were credited to first it. Harold e. Fischer jr., of Swea City la. A his seventh and eighth. Fischer is Iowa a Only Jet Ace of Tho korean War. The . Fifth air Force report ply denied both charges and said de the communist Jet fighter loss the super fort was not armed. Is after announcing earlier that the fear gave few details of 200 Allied fighter bombers had today a action. It did not specs turned the Supply area Southwest late on the nationality of the of Pyongyang into a boiling Mast la la pilots. Of smoke and flames. Air bases in Japan had orders it was the second straight Day not to comment. Of Jet dog fights in far Northwest a a in be got orders right Here on Korea. My one officer said a not a a be Gables outnumbered 45 to to say a 22, shot Down two migs sunday probably Der eyed a third Anda damaged four. Iowan stars in his Bull ring debut. A died fighter bombers knocked san Miguel Allende. Mex of two generators at the big Ico Fly a native iowan a former Sueiho hydroelectric Plant on the Cowboy turned bullfighter made Yalu River Boundary of manchus his debut Here sunday and was the i Jagt Star of the show. Mere than 500 air Force Marine Tommy Andre born in Sioux and . Carrier planes turned City and now living in san Miguel the giant Sueiho Plant a the worlds made a series of Good passes at fourth largest a into a pile of his Bull and killed it on the firsts junk last june 23. But the commo try. Mists evidently had rebuilt it. House committee denies defense department $1.2 billion it asked new funds requests refused or slashed motion iowans appointed Miami Beach. Fla. Let. N. Grueskin Sioux City la., and Harold a. Goldman Des Moines have been appointed to the Campaign Cabinet of the United jewish a Washington i a defense department request for $1,200,000-000 in new funds for the current year was rejected in full monday by the House appropriations committee. The committee said the department should use available funds to finance the program for who c h the new Money had been requested. Most of the new Money sought was for army Navy and air Force military pay increases in which were voted by Congress since the last defense department budget was approved. The request for additional funds came from former president Truman before he left office last month. In some cases president Eisenhower revised the requests but in others he made no changes. The additional Money asked was for use during the balance of the current fiscal year which ends june 30. The committee said no vital programs would be Hurt if the extra Money were taken from other funds available to the department. The defense fund requests were considered along with recommendations for additional Money for numerous other agencies. The committee action cleared for floor debate tuesday the first appropriation Bill of the 83rd Congress. In All Congress was asked to approve $2,313,719,590 in supplementary appropriations for the current fiscal year. The committee lopped off a total of 66 per cent of those funds giving approval to Only $965,672,920 in extra Money. Far and away the biggest chunk Cut out by the committee Lay in defense funds. Some of the new Money requests submitted by Truman were scaled Down by new department Heads appointed by Eisenhower. Other requests were not disturbed. The committee even Cut the presidents funds. It rejected in full a request Tor $75,000 for the presidents Council of economic advisers Cea and approved instead a $25,000 fund for the president to appoint an economic adviser and an economic advisory staff. A request for $356,666 for the presidents emergency fund was chopped Down to s75.s6s. Committee mime Ste said there is am adequate balance in this fund and that it can be reviewed when the regular White House budget is considered later this year. The hefty wielding of the budget i approved in full a request of the House clerk for $29,250 to buy 225 High Back swivel chairs for House i members at a Cost of $130 each. And it okayed $14,000 for new car cutting a was stayed in the Case pets and rugs for the old House of the House itself. The committee office building. Church honors Conage Nariani Peter Ruff right who will be 90 years old on wednesday pictured with Rev. In g. Beck sunday morning As congregation of first evangelical a reformed Church honors his birthday anniversary. He Nae been a member of the Church about 70 years was presented an Azalea Plant by the congregation. Ruff who a take to Home with a daughter. Mrs. Oscar Berges. 1203 he was thankful for the occasion and that god has a a pad hts Church a Long time together. Hawk Eye Gazette cd juju. Tie

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