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Centralia Evening Sentinel (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Centralia, Illinois Louthern Illinois Wrather partly Cloudy tonight and Thure Day with occasional showers ending tonight. Highest yesterday---90 lowest last night 74 32 o clock today a 77 Centralia Egypt s Cape ates Qai by or it an Independent news Papp Sentinel final edition seventy first year a number 129 wednesday Augustio 1955 Central City a Centralia Illinois a Wamac 14 pages today Price it cent Hurricane hovers off Carolina coast poll governors on plan to Swap defense secrets u. S. May re propose idea at forthcoming disarmament Parley hic ago Ipp Harold e. Stassen tested support among the nations governors today for president Eisenhower a proposal for an Exchange of military blueprints Between the United states and Russia. Stassen former Minnesota governor circulated unofficially As the 47th annual governors conference prepared to swing into a discussion of highways and Highway safety punctuated by a disagreement Over Eisenhower s Bond financed Road building program. The fact that Eisenhower had sent Stassen Here to test state by state sentiment on his plan for reciprocal Aerial inspection of soviet military installations was regarded in some quarters a indicating the plan will be refurbished or presented anew at the forthcoming meeting of the United nations disarmament subcommittee. Russian Premier Nicolai Bulgarin first rejected the Eisenhower inspection plan but later said the russians would consider it. Eisenhower told i news conference recently some new ideas would be offered to the . Group by Stassen St Esons plans still secret governors meanwhile kicked the political football around with few tangible results. Democrats persisted without much Public Success in trying to Force into the open Adlai e. Stevenson a palpable intention to go after the 1956 democratic presidential nomination. Stevenson himself said he has had heard Quot both views with some democrats suggesting that he Tell his plans a somewhat gov. Averell Harriman of new York who might be one of the top contenders for the nomination dined with Stevenson at the tatters Libertyville 111., Home tuesday night. There was no official indication of the results but Stevenson s associates insisted that Harriman came away with no doubt that the 1952 nominee is actively seeking the nomination again. Harriman and Stevenson agreed after the dinner they would keep in Contact a a constantly about a things that affect the they gave no other indication of an agreement. It Iov. Be May Bolt although several of his colleagues said Stevenson should announce his plans within the next two weeks. Gov. Frank ii ache of Ohio said that anybody who avidly and fanatically seeks such a Post reveals a a weakness of gov. J brat Ken Lee. Utah Republican broke the otherwise solid i Anks of gop state executives rooting for Eisenhower to run again. Lee said he would Bolt the ticket for the a right kind of ,it.�?� he named la use he As that kind but said Stevenson would t do gov Edmund a. Muskie Maine Democrat said he thinks after a a Alk with Stevenson that the latter is a to cling out the political climate for what is Best for the counts y and the democratic party regardless of who the might suppression of mrs. Eisenhower news by Federal rests following agencies probed firing weekend dec makes Power test the Argonne National Laboratory an atomic research group built this reactor on the Idaho desert to conduct experiments on so called water boiler reactors and their safety characteristics lower photo. Climax came when control rods were withdrawn and the reactor deliberately exploded. Debris was hurled More than 80 feet into the air Lipper photo and Power inside increased to More than 10-million kilowatts in one tenth of a second. Sergeant accused of tossing sick Pwns out in cold to die new York in testimony of former pos has pictured an american sergeant As a prison Camp bully who caused three deaths during a bitter North korean Whiten the court martial of sgt. James four pedestrians seriously injured by runaway Auto Chicago in a an automobile ran wild in Randolph Street today spun through five traffic lanes carried a second car to a sidewalk and struck four pedestrians. Confessed thieves released for Lack of proof of crime Indianapolis in three St. To it men were released by police t tuesday after no record could Bel found of the crimes they insisted j they had committed. The three were taken into rus Tody july 2b Astel a maid reported j finding a pistol in their hotel room j police said the admitted Burgla-1 i near Vienna and Lawrence-1 mile in Illinois Blit no record could be found of them the three gave their names As Vernon Hornbeck. 25 James j Lacey 20 a and Revere Lacey 18.1 the Freak Accident occurred Between Lasalle and Wells streets and was witnessed by scores of passersby and Loop office workers. The two cars halted on the sidewalk in front of Thompson s restaurant at 180 w. Randolph St. Mrs Mary Miller 33. Of 528 n Bluff St., Joliet Nad driven five nuns of St. Joseph s Parish in Joliet to Chicago to see a motion picture. 8he stopped in front of the Palace theater on the South Side of Randolph Street a one Way westbound thoroughfare. So that the nuns would not have to step from the car into traffic mrs. Miller got out and let sister Verona an arthritis victim slide behind the wheel and leave by the left door. Mrs. Miller told police she left the motor running the automatic transmission in drive but with the hand Brake set. As the nun Slid across the front seat her foot caught the accelerator and the car shot away from the curb. Sister Verona said she does not know How to drive and was help less As the car Cut to the opposite Side of the Street i did no to even know i had my foot on the and i did no to know candidate what to the slate said. The car plunged Forward and sideswiped a taxicab near the Entrance to the bismark hotel. Tile Impact changed its course and sent it toward the Entrance. I hit the rear of a parked car on the North Side of the Street and threw that car to the sidewalk Tivo pedestrians who barely sex caped being hit were the first to a turn to runaway Auto. Page i2t House committee seek to find out who what Why Washington up just what kind of information do government agencies withhold from the Public the press radio and to and Congress a and Why do the agencies give out enough information to keep the Public informed of what goes on in its government a House government operations subcommittee set out today to determine the answers. It was established specifically to inquire into government information policies. Questionnaire sent out it sent out 62 pages of questions asking All Federal executive and Independent agencies to explain by sept. 15 their practices and policies in giving out information. Said the subcommittee chairman. Rep. Moss id Calif a through a cooperative Effort we can determine the Basic information policies of the Federal agencies and find out once and for All whether there is arbitrary and capricious action because of a Lack of definite consistent in announcing the study last june 23. Chairman Dawson Dell of the full government operations committee said accusations had been made that government agencies Are withholding and suppressing information. He did not identify the accusers. Wilson directive criticised criticism has been focused on a March 29 directive from Secretary of defense Wilson saying that information from the Pentagon must be a a constructive to the Mission j of the defense department. A Pentagon spokesman said later the criteria was not meant to be applied to newsmen a questions but Only to information originating in the departments Public relations offices. The directive has been criticized by some professional newsmen s organizations. Suzan Ball buried in wedding dress praised for courage c. Gallagher tuesday tuned to the deaths of two fellow prisoners. Hut mates of Gallagher said he tossed the sick and enfeebled men out of the hut and left them to die in 40-Degreebelowzero weather. The Case of a third prisoner who died after allegedly being beaten by Gallagher was told in mondays testimony. Gallagher. 23, is the Only american Ever tried on charges of having directly caused the death of i prisoners in North Korea. He is accused of unpremeditated murder which is classed As second degree and of collaborating with his red captors. Witnesses against Gallagher whose Home is ii Brooklyn said he curried favor with the reds and got warm clothing and extra food while they shivered in regular army fatigue uniforms and were ill from malnutrition. They said they were too sick to oppose Gallagher when he allegedly threw John w. Jones of Detroit and Donald t. Baxter of Waukon Iowa into the cold. Walter j. Polinsky a 23-year-old former pow from Bloomsburg. Pa., said he knew the men were alive at the time because he saw them move. A did you hear any of the prisoners say anything Quot he was asked. Bolinsky answered a i heard one ask to come Hack inside. Then Gallagher stuck his head out and said he let him in until he went on a Wood the next morning Bolinsky testified the men were stiff and dead in Quot approximately the same place they wore the night another sex Serviceman Miguel Galvan 26 of Ballinger Tex., said he heard Gallagher berate the sick men and accuse them of being to it it a i Lazy to go outside to a toilet Galvan said he objected when Gallagher allege it threw the men out. Earlier in the Day to n. Other witnesses gave similar accounts of the Way Gallagher treated Jones Aud Baxter. In the courtroom Tai a Sui jul a a to Quot a a Momy or son 2, accused of Gallagher s trial began aug. 3. The prosecution expel is to wind up its Case in the sixth Day of testimony today. Tiflis far the defense has not indicated How Many witnesses it plans to t All or whether Gallagher will take the stand in his own defense. Gettysburg a. In on advice of her physician. Mamie i Isenhower has been taking it easy a resting in bed at her country Home Here. But a presidential aide says the first lady is Quot not ill merely president Eisenhower himself disclosed tuesday that his wife was in bed but he added a Shell be All Murray Snyder assistant White House press Secretary told newsmen later in response to their inquiries a she mrs. Eisenhower is not ill. She is merely tired. She had a very Active weekend she had several guests and is just tired. You know it was very hot up mrs Eisenhower motored to the family farm from Washington Friday and was joined later that Day by the president who is spending the week Here acting on the big Batch of Bills which Congress passed just before it adjourned. The chief executive plans to leave sunday for an extended vacation in Denver. The White House said last week mrs. Eisenhower probably w Ould remain at the family farm Here when the president goes to Denver which is her Hometown. Snyder said tuesday she still is planning to go to Colorado when the president flies Back East for a Day on aug. 24 to address the american bar Assn. Convention in Philadelphia. Kem c Harts 111 Hric anew commander e. L. Foster of Chattanooga. Tenn., second from left Ami his Crew returned to their base at Jacksonville a naval air station after flight in Hurricane the la than Crew flew at Low level into the a a Eye of the storm. Connie the first big storm of the season is now stationary off the coast of the Carolinas and warning have been hoisted. State s 1956 motor licenses will be Ivy Green on Gray canadians predict competitive atom Power in decade Geneva a Canada reported Atla s department of Trade and Springfield 111. In Illinois 1956 motor vehicle License plates with Ivy Green numeral against Light powder Gray will be made by hemp amp co. Of Macomb. Secretary of state Charles f. Carf Tenter said tuesday the firm submitted the lower of two bids. Each set of plates will Cost the state 33.7 cents As compared to 23.s cents last year. Carpenter said the higher Cost is due to the use of aluminium in the making of plates for mailing and the adoption of a uniform 6 by j 12 Inch size for All plates. Smaller plates were used heretofore for smaller numbers. The aluminium was adopted to avoid the higher Cost of mailing steel plates. Steel plates which Are cheaper to make and which will still be used in Over the counter sales Cost about 15 cents a set More to mail than aluminium plates. Today that within to years she May be producing atomic Power that ran compete in some areas with Coal and water Power and from 1970 on. Two Canadian experts told the 72-nation atoms for peace conference atomic Power May begin to emerge a was a major if not til major source of electricity in Canada a j. Davis an economist of can two arrested in record $305,000 . Bank Holdup Commerce and w. B. Lewis reseat cd vice president of the do minions a atomic project at Chalk River ont., made the report. They told delegates to the u. meeting that the performance of one of Canada s research reactors and other studies raised the possibility of producing Power at 7 Mills per kilowatt hour within the next to years. A Mill is one tenth of a cent. Mainland kept in doubt As to striking Point towering Waves hard Rains Pelt Carolina beaches Hatteras. N. C. In Hurricane Connie her mighty fist cocked at the Carolina coastline held off the blow today. The destructive storm lolled offshore and kept observers guessing where she would strike. The whole East coast was Alert to her danger. The weather Bureau in a to a m. Chat advisory placed the storm Center 225 Miles Southeast of Myrtle Beach. 8.c., and said there was Little movement and probably would be Little for 12 hours. Tile Peak wind May have dropped from 135 to 125 Miles an hour the Bureau said. Any wind Over 75 Miles an hour is Hurricane Force. Hurricane warnings were hoisted from Myrtle Beach vacation spot where Hazel came ashore last year to the Virginia capes. Future path Uncertain the Bureau said the future path of Connie is Uncertain but winds probably would reach Gale Force on the North Carolina coast tonight and Hurricane Force by thursday morning with the Center Likely to head for Cape Lookout Southwest of Here. The entire Eastern Seaboard remembering three 1954 hurricanes which killed More than 250 persons and caused upward of 14 billion dollars damage girded for any eventuality and kept a watchful Eye on Connie s Progress. Towering Waves and High tides already pounded the North Carolina Shore and hard tropical showers pelted residents and vacationers moving to safety away from the beaches. Beaches took on a deserted look of Winter. Nevy ships put to sea the entire East coast from a 1 a Ana a ga., to Provincetown j mass., was under Hurricane Alert. Atomic Energy plants with an j rough seas were reported All along even better performance than this the area. Glendale Calif. In a Susan Ball was buried tuesday in her wedding dress. More than 1.500 fans and friends passed by As her body Lay in Date in the Church of the recessional at Forest Lawn memorial Park. Said or. Lands h. Evans presbyterian minister at the celebrity crowded services later an Oscar for courage by the help j for major changes i of i he praised the bravery of the j 21-Yeaf-old actress and her Hus band actor Richard Long. I Washington a president Eisenhower says hell ask Congress president to ask in Reserve program a when they walked Down the aisle to the altar just Over a year ago they knew this Flay might come a said or. Evans. A but she taught us what it was like to Wear the body like a Loose garment. It never constricted her soul nor strangled her miss Ball who oven ame the Handicap of a leg amputation 18 months ago to be married and resume her career died of cancer last Friday. Mother who left child abandonment Early next year to make major changes in the new military Reserve program which he signed into Law tuesday. Eisenhower said the measure a Falls Short of his re rom mends j lion. However he signed it a few j hours before the deadline for i presidential action because he said it will a definitely strengthen i he Reserve Structure a a the goal of the Pew program is i expansion of the 700,000-Manj a a ready Reserve to 2,900,000 men. I Eisenhower wanted this goal met by 1960, saying it was vital to his i plan for reducing the Active armed forces but change made by con-1 egress in effect postponed the full j Reserve buildup by two Yean. New York up two Nrman were arrested today and accused of taking part in the record $305,000 robbery of a new York Bank last april 6. Warrants were issued Fertile arrest of two other men in the same Holdup. Seized by a a Fri were James i Mccoo 36, and Frank Cocchiaro j 34. Both live in Astoria Queens j not far from the scene of the hold a up which netted the biggest Cash haul in banking history. I the Fri said Coo Ina Rny a Rife Mildred wan a Teller St the Cha be Manhattan Branch in Woodside. Queens when it was held up. The later resigned. Picked up As a Materia witness in the robbery was Vincent w. Kritil 28, of fire Island . A sell Public on need for new taxes a state collectors Are told May Well be under construction in Canada before 1965,�?� they added. The canadians said that because of their country s abundant water and Coal resources nuclear Power must drop below 8 Mills before it can compete a anywhere in a at 7 Mills a they continued a it Intuit be Able to compete with Hydro or Coal fired steam Power. However these demands would be limited in the near future. A but at 6 Mills the situation la different. The highly developed i it Ower conium my Region of Southern Ontario where imported Coal will soon be the Only alternative could absorb Large blocks of Power in this coat Range without creating j even a temporary surplus of Gen crating i tile canadians predicted their j country s Start in ult atomic pow i it Field would he modest with Only a few test reactors in operation i and with the government providing i some of the financial hacking. I then la tween i960 and 1970, they forecast an increasing number of i nuclear plants under construction i with private Industry shouldering most if not All of the coat. A by 1980,�?� they said a nuclear Power plants May conceivably a t out for As much As to to is per cent of the total generating capacity in this country a Britain s top atomic scientist said his country Hopes to so improve the nuclear Power process. Chicago .4 a Illinois tax collectors have been told they must a sell the Public on the need for the new increases in state taxes. I that by the end of the Century one i w ant our investigation to Point Ltd a of uranium wit do the work of of to the taxpayers that tie Bene a million tons of Coal tits of die increased taxes will sir John Cockcroft u. S. Troops break up korean mob marching on truce inspectors Motorist charges he was beaten by Alorton policemen Seoul in a three Hundred shouting koreans ignoring a a no violence edict by president Seligman Rhee stormed the causeway to Toimi Island again today but were turned Hack bus troops Manning Tea guns and fire in collision i Hose the milling Deni Onati Atory in i was the third attempt to storm the Island in five Days. The disorders began last saturday with an ultimatum or the communist Chicago in Roberta f her i tile Young Mother of 2-year-old Kenneth Casey has been held to the grand jury on a charge o child abandonment. In boys court tuesday. Judge Sigmund Stefanowicz set her Bond at $2 500 and continued additional charges of disorderly conduct contributing to the dependency of East St Louis 111. A David a minor and adultery until sept. 19. 1 it. Berg 26-year-old East St Louis the abandonment complaint was i automobile Salesman a it filed a brought against miss Fisher in May i $30,000 Federal court damage suit after a left Kenneth with friends i charging two nearby Alorton Poland failed to return. Site was j ice officials beat him and violated jailed Mav is when she failed to j his constitutional rights make $2,500 Bond and Ware j bet said in the suit tuesday leased june 15 that either marshal a v. Turner miss Fisher 21. Faces another or Deputy marshal Lyman Lusk hearing aug. 29 on the Matody j jr., struck him across the face be some they can Personalty see a Richard j. Lyons stale Revenue director said tuesday at a meeting of too of his investigate s a the extra Money will be reflected in better schools and in increased City he said a similar meeting also was held for 55 Revenue audit Orts and Lyons said other meetings will be held at starved Rock and East St. Louis. Tie Harwell atomic director in Rev air f Cree Marine and Navy planes All along the Eastern Seaboard were put in hangars or flown Inland to safety. Navy ships put to sea to rid out the storm rather than be battered against docks. Small crafts moved by the thousands into streams and creeks. The american red Cross hurried i Hurricane disaster experts to strategic Points along the coast and prepared to open shelters in North Carolina woman held for fatal beating of her husband Anna. Ill. Up an Anna gasoline station operator was bludgeoned to death in his bed Early today and i s0-year-old wife was charged with murder. Sheriff s Deputy Audie Wright said mrs. Betty Norris told him she Hest her husband. Everett 32, with a length of wooden 2x4 used to prop open the Back door of the Norris Home. Mrs. Norris was quoted As saying her husband came Home late tuesday and began molesting her and that she seized the wooden door prop to defend herself. Nos was found unconscious in bed by a neighbor summoned to the scene by the victim s wife. He died several hours later in Union county Hospital. Wright said neighbors told him mrs. Norris a Telephone operator search establishment told the con and the Mother of a seven year Ference of Britain a plans for use j old boy suffered bruises and a of nuclear Energy to offset her Black Eye in a recent dispute with dwindling Coal resources i Britain already has announced i plans to Complete 12 nuclear Power stations Between i960 and 1965. J Cockcroft said each in of uranium used in these reactors is expected j to give Hie Energy equivalent of to a tons of Coal. Two Carmi men killed Carmi 111. Up an automobile and a truck collided in heavy fog Early today killing two Carmi men and critically injuring a son of Ane of the victims. Dead Are Carl Leisel 24. And Roy i. Tyree. 45 t tee s son Ronnie 15 is in Carmi township Hospital state pole e said the to be were in a Cai that collided with a truck driven by Roy l. Walker. 27, of Jonesboro Tex. Walker suffered minor injuries the Accident occurred on rout i near Brownsville. Inspectors to get next saturday. Twenty two Ai hoi sans have a seriously. Tie in Hon tit out by Midnight d 80 none granted sharply with be comparative quiet that settled Over the where tin inspect tinting South Korea s Campaign to drive out communist members of Neutral truce inspection teams broke up quickly before tile detect Luther foul ports mined stand. J tors operate waving Baline s and chanting at Kunsan on the West coast slogans the mob drove m far As Pis. An on the Souther t tip of the barbed wire barricades thrown up Peninsula Kang Nung on Hie a amp it by the amen Ana then faltered coast Ami Taegu in South Central and retreated. Korea mild demonstrations Weie they were trying to reach the reported billets of czech and polish Mem of the child. Neither of pie parents showed up at the first hearing july 18 miss Fisher told the court she end the child a father Kenneth Casey of Springfield iu., were in Springfield when the Faiwl hearing was he a she said she uses the name of mrs. Roberta Casey although they never married. With a a heavy stick club or pipe while he was calling someone to sign in appearance Bond after being Ai rested july 24 Foi speeding. Berg said he had refused to plead guilty Berg said he a hospitalized with 12 fractures for two weeks air Force reported Schmidt red captive before wife Reed bars of the inspection groups stationed on the Island just outside the port of Inchon. Crowds of korean army veterans moved through the St eels shouting a the communist must get turn to us to oops Page 12 t veterinarian Dies Albion. Iii. V Fuji dial his ice were held today to or Vav. G Haslett 91, onetime mayor of Grayville and one of the oldest registered veterinarians in Illinois. Or. Hassell died monday at his Home in Grayville he was a life i Long resident of Edward county Washington the air for says ii sent a Telegram and a letter to mrs Una Schmidt in june 1954 to notify her that her airman husband Daniel c. Schmidt was reported a prisoner in red j Luna a Cadis to acc Cai cd tvs i Mia Schmidt a told reporters Bunla Vul i to Gallo i a j that not until november 1954 was Peori a 111. In the City Ossun she no tit led 8 Shmidt wan a prisoners of Peoria and East Peoria it of War. That Vias two months voted tuesday night to adopt the it after stir Ira i married Alford Hue half rent City sales tax sales to Peoria a tax effective St it i is exp Ted to Gross one million dollars a year East Peoria s tax in for get i. Is expected to bring in $60,000 s year. 21, she said in the belief Schmidt was dead. Schmidt 22. Is one of la american airmen recently released by the communists. Thev Are scheduled to arrive Friday at Travis Ai Cuk Force a near san fran i. Schmidts lawyer said she j Lias taken bet son Danny 21, whom Schmidt has never seen and is living apart from Fine a logging worker. The 20-year-Oid woman is in seclusion with her son in a House Trai in i near Nevada City a Alif and a not available Foi comment on the Ait Force statement an an for e spokesman said tuesday night the air Force had a receipt from Western Union for delivery of its Todt Giam tile spokesman Sai l he did not know her husband. Mrs. Norris waived preliminary hearing today before Union county Justice Jasper Douglas. No Bond a set. M. S. Paper praises soviet a hospitality Moscow a the soviet new Agency Tass today applauded the Chicago Sun time endorsement of the soviet Union s a new step in hospitality in permitting . Ant Essien to visit the soviet Union a to amp in dispatch from new Yolk quoted the Chicago newspaper editorial As stating this Goodwill be. Tur toward the United states will not be reciprocated because a not a single communist will be Able Iron curtain of by the Mcvear in penetrate the America created ran aet a who signed the receipt. Principal resigns Harrisburg Iii v Raymond l. Foster resigned today a to a i i a Burg High school principal. A school Hoard member said he gave no Leaton for his action. Foster came to Harrisburg eight years ago from a similar Post at i do Quoin

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