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Circleville Herald (Newspaper) - August 8, 1953, Circleville, Ohio Showers and cooler scattered showers and cooler tonight and sunday lowest tonight 58-64. Yesterdays High 85 Low 61 at 8 a. M. Today 80. Year ago High 84 Low 61. Rain .34 in. River 2.09 it. The Circleville Herald saturday August 8, 1953 an Independent newspaper 7c per copy full service associated press leased wire for state National and world Newt Central press picture service leading columnists and artists full local news coverage. 70th year�?185 Russia hints has hell bomb a Ohio Assembly overrides 9 vetoes Fly gov. Lausche uphold 3 others roads Council nominees fail to receive of state legislature ends 100th session with Friday Parley Columbus 1the 100th Ohio general Assembly wound up its session last night by overriding nine of gov. Frank j. Lauscher a vetoes but upheld three others. And As if the overriding of nine of 12 vetoes was not enough the Republican controlled legislature clobbered the democratic governor by refusing to confirm his appointees to the three member Highway construction Council. The group was created by the Republican legislature to supervise the spending of about $43 million a year in special Highway taxes. Only four of the vetoes the republicans overrode were of general interest. They permit the state to distribute to local governments about $12 million a year for construction and maintenance of roads and streets in City county and township Highway system. Set up a new state mental Hygiene and corrections department divorced from the present welfare department. % 9 Transfer investigations of a us Verive tin Ohio in american activities commission to the attorney general a office Jan. 31. Reorganize the state Highway department and permit the Highway director to be a non Engineer. The Highway construction coun j cil Lausche named would have authorized the spending of about i continued on Page two some fellow gis feared captives sergeant says Stool pigeons threatened while in red Camps capt. Joseph Mcconnell triple Jet Ace of the korean War is shown with his wife Pearle watching builders working round the clock on their three bedroom Home in Apple Valley Calif. The House was financed by contributions from the towns residents in appreciation of Mcconnell a heroic exploits in the air. Fri to Check lawyer s role in controversial tax Case Ike ready for vacation oks 4 Bills Washington .4 a president Eisenhower vacation bound today could leave at least one care behind him the principal measures a governing u. S. Foreign policy for the next year Are All on the la books. He signed these key Bills yesterday 1. The hard fought $6/i billion appropriation for military and economic Aid to Friendly nations. It carried $645 million less than his a a honest minimum figure and marked a shift in military Aid emphasis to the far East. For this Vea $1,035,000,000 was earmarked compared with $521,700,000 for 1953. Europe was allotted $1,860,-000.000 in new Money compared with $3,047,200,000 last year. 2. The Bill extending the reciprocal Trade program to next june 12. The president said it reaffirms this country a intention to cooperate a on a mutually profitable basis with friends overseas. 3. The measure authorizing him v Send up to $100 million Worth of surplus farm products to Friendly Peoples. It permits distribution to those under red Rule like the East germans who already have defied communists masters to get u. S. Food. 4. A $615,989,964 appropriation measure carrying among other items $75 million for foreign information activities $200 million authorization for korean recon fat action $46,525,000 for civil detente and $70 million for school Aid in districts crowded by defense activities. Washington up a the Justice department has taken Over investigation of transactions involving $6o,000 paid Welburn Mayock a lawyer for getting a favourable tax ruling. Mayock testified he paid $30,. 000 of this Inlo democratic Campaign fund coffers in 1948, and that he got the ruling after a personal Appeal to then Secretary of the Treasury John w. Snyder. The Mayock Case was among the last unearthed by a House ways and Means subcommittee which yesterday wound up More than two years of a frequently sensational inquiry into handling of tax matters during the Truman administration. Justice department officials announced yesterday the Fri will investigate the Case. \ Mayock who described himself As a Volunteer counsel for the democratic National committee in 1948, told the House group earlier this week he got the $65,000 from William s. Lasdon chemical company executive of Yonkers n. Y., after obtaining the Treasury department ruling favouring Lasdon. Snyder now vice president of Willys Overland motors inc., in1 Toledo says he does not recall the incident. Subcommittee chairman Kean a no turned the Case Over to the Justice department following May-1 Ocks further testimony that he gave $8,750 apiece out of his fee to Louis Markus and William Solo-1 Der a interest in the Case Mon of new York. Mayock said the two men had put him in touch with Lasdon. Markus and Solomon both denied getting the Money from Mayock. Kean remarked the conflicting testimony indicated someone was guilty of perjury and income tax evasion. Snyder a name figured again yesterday in two further rulings aired by the congressmen in their final hearing. One involved the Universal pictures corp. A. Frederick Olsen an official in the Revenue bureaus new York office said the company wanted fast action on a claim for a $21 million refund on its excess profits taxes. He said the firm got a decision seeded up in violation of Treasury rules after Snyder interested himself in the Case in 1948, although the figure was scaled Down to $3 million by the time the refund was approved. A a a previous hearings brought out that Universal pictures hired John Horton Snyder a son in Law in 1950 As its Washington representative. Both Snyder and Horton denied the appointment had any connection with the tax Case. A second Treasury ruling reported to the committee As having been seeded involved the claim of the late Frank c. Rand of St. Louis for an income tax refund of $330,000. A Compromise settlement was reached at $175,000. William p. Hindman assistant subcommittee counsel said the investigators did not think the settlement was necessarily wrong. But he said they wanted to Call attention to the a extreme Speed with which it was approved and the relationship of this Speed to Sny Freedom Village a an american Soldier freed by the communists today said three fellow americans stayed behind in North Korea not because they were communist converts but because they feared retaliation from fellow Cap Tives. Another liberated Povy said he i knew of one captive killed by fellow prisoners because he was a i a Stool a we had Quitt a bit of that a j said Cpl. Tommie Hampton of Chi j Cago. Sgt. Louie m. Leach of Columbus ga., was asked if he Felt the three who stayed behind did so because they feared retaliation from j fellow captives. A a you re damned right i think j so a Leach said bitterly. A we told them we would throw them Over the Side of the ship. There a Guys up there who would give their lives to get another pow Cpl. Roosevelt a Powell jr., 25, of Okmulgee okla., said the three informed on fellow captives. North a new tried hard to get in Porcu said a and we a they format Juji tried to it from others of the 90 americans who came Back saturday from korean prison Camps added twist to life in the red stocked est the smoking by some captives of a narcotic Weed possibly marijuana. They said prisoners held at a Yoktone on the Yalu River just South of Manchuria found the Weed which gave an intoxicating effect when smoked while on Wood gathering forays outside the compounds. Pee. Robert i. Brooks 23, of Reidsville s. C., said the chinese a a could have stopped its use Quot if they had really wanted another liberated pow Cpl. Albert Dixon 26, of Manchester Iowa declared the reds had made some Effort to Stop the practice. Brooks said he thought the communists encouraged its use a because if they figured they could make a Junkie out of you you would he willing to do that they some prisoners said Only a few men smoked the Weed but pvt. Willie j. Rudd of los Angeles said hungry soldiers enjoy their first Square meal at Mun san a Quot Freedom Village a after their release by the reds at Panmunjom. They Are clockwise sgt. J. E. Dunlap. W. A. Pvt. Janies Ganclin no. Carolina pvt. William Bullock new York and pvt. Clair Foli Weiler Pennsylvania. They told of starvation diets in red Camps. County Farmers to vote Friday on 1954 wheat acreage quotas Pickaway county Farmers will be ing on the allotment when they go asked to go to various polling Pla to the polls next Friday Ces in the county next Friday to the questions they will have to cast their ballots As to whether decide Are these they want wheat acreage allot if the National vote approves an ments next year. County wheat Farmers should know at least by monday what amount of lan.1 they will be Able to put to wheat under the allotment program. Production and marketing and boy gives self King size hot foot Hamilton Robert Heasley 15, gave himself a King size hot foot yesterday. A be spilled some Oil in a Field near his Home and set it afire. Underneath the ground was a main. The heat caused it to burst and catch fire. The flames burned the boys feet. A fire company put out the Blaze. Repairmen from the City utilities department fixed up the main. Heasley and his burned tootsies a Ere taken to mercy Hospital. Europe federation being pushed Baden Baden Germany a Ftp the foreign ministers of West Europe announced today they have decided to press for the Swift formation of a powerful Continental federation. At the end of a two Day conference Here the ministers said they have agreed to create a commission of experts to meet in Rome sept. 22 to Speed final approval of the project for a United Europe. The foreign ministers of France Italy West Germany Belgium. Holland and Luxembourg will meet again in the Hague oct. 20 to consider final action on the Constitution for the projected federation. Rec due to close Washington Ufa the expiring reconstruction finance corporation will close its Branch offices sept. 28. Eight regional offices will remain open for liquidation of assets. 4 More Ohio gis released by communists by the associated press four More ohioans were released from korean prison Camps last night causing tears of Joy and prayerful thanks at their Homes. Twelve Buckeye gis now have been liberated in Quot operation big handed Over to american authorities by their red captors were pfc. Alfonso s. Johnson. 32, and pfc. William Lewis jr., 22, both of Cleveland pfc. Nathaniel s. Thomas 20, of Alliance and Cpl. Amos Jackson jr., 25, of Cincinnati. Thomas Mother mrs. Elizabeth Thomas 42, was at a club meeting Sivest when she heard the news on television. Quot i was so Happy 1 hollered and she said. Quot in a just so Happy 1 done to know what to mrs. Ida Burts 43, Lewis Mother broke Down and wept. A i can barely talk in a so Happy a she i whispered. A i never went to sleep at night without a prayer for him on my Johnson smother was vacationing in Georgia. His sister mrs. Al ice Cooper 33, received word in Cleveland of his release. A she has been praying for this Day a the j daughter said. A sometimes it seemed it never would Jackson smother mrs. Leona Jackson said Quot its just wonderful wonderful. There were times when id almost Given up Hope of seeing j him that it one time in his Camp the ministration officials Here mailed i via d 50 prisoners in a Spe 2.609 letters to county Farmers j mi1 j Friday telling each Farmer How much wheat he will be Able to put t out under the new program and where he May go to vote in the allotment poll. Pickaway county a allotment under the program is the second largest in Ohio. Pm officials said. Only Wood county has a larger allotment. A a a local Farmers will join with Farmers throughout the . In Vot reds clamping on tighter travel curbs Berlin Jvn russian zone communists clamped severe new restrictions on travel into Berlin today in a desperate attempt to prevent a weekend Rush of East Ger j mans to american free food stations Here. But thousands of hungry made it anyhow. The newest red measures aimed at stopping even cyclists and pedestrians from getting across the Sec j Tor Border. They were said to have been ordered after a one week ban on the Sale of Railroad tickets and direct assaults by red stormtroopers failed to smash the Relief Cam j pain. Defying arrest and persecution the East germans thumbed their it noses at the communist police by j finding or making new loopholes j lines formed at the food stations before Ini morning and the vast Giveaway was expected to pass the two million parcel Mark Over the i weekend. Yesterday 108,000 parcels j were distributed�?64.000 to Resi i dents of the russian occupation zone bringing the total for 12 Days to 1.865,000. Law of i it. Godfrey Jones of scar Boro w. Va., likened the Weed to hashish or East Indian hemp smoked in Many Oriental countries for its intoxicating effect. Dixon said the Weed reacted on its users like a drink. Quot it seemed to make them feel Good a Rudd declared. Dixon said the prisoners were forced to submit to indoctrination classes but added a communism in t fit for a agreeing with Dixon were pfc. Nathaniel s. Thomas of Alliance Ohio and pfc. Leroy Broom of Albany a. All three were in the same Camp. Cpl. Robert i. Banks 23, Cambridge md., said he knew of a few prisoners who sympathized with the communists. Quot they were called progressives by the other prisoners Banks said. A i thought they were taking the wrong he said some of the Quot Progress were separated from the others and Given further courses in communism. Gas wholesale rate boost okd Washington we two big natural wholesalers which sell some in Ohio have been allowed to increase their rates by about $18 2 million a year. The Federal Power commission yesterday allowed an $8t.2-million increase for the Texas transmission corp. And a $10 million increase for the United fuel co. Increases in wholesale rates almost always Are passed on eventually to retail customers As the retail distributors rates Are based on earnings. Allotment program marketing quotas will be in effect for each farm planting More than 15 acres of wheat marketing penalties will be applied to wheat planted in excess of the farms allotment Price support at 90 percent of parity will be available to those who stay within their allotments. If the vote is against allotments there will be no marketing quotas acreage allotments will continue in effect Price supports will drop to 50 percent of parity for cooperators non co operators taking their own chances the resulting Market prices probably will be m u c h lower. Voting places for county Farmers have been established according to townships. The polling places Here will be Circleville and Wayne Tow n j ships at the county pm office in Circleville a a a Darby township at the town ship House in Derby Deer Creek township at the Pavilion in Williamsport Harrison and Madison townships at the Harrison township House Jackson township at the township House at Fox Post office Monroe and Muhlenberg town a ships at the township House in five Points Perry township at the Atlanta school cafeteria Pickaway township at the pick away township school Sal Creek township at the Salt Creek township school Scioto township at the township House in commercial Point Walnut township at the township House and Washington township at the township House. Malenkos says America loses its monopoly soviet parliament is Given report on weapon by Premier Moscow of a Premier Georgi Malenkos told a cheering russian parliament today the soviet has mastered production of the Hydrogen a hell the russian Leader made the announcement during a Surprise speech before a joint session of the supreme soviet. He told the deputies the soviet defense budget even though less than last year provided for giving Quot a crushing blow to any aggressor who wants to violate the peaceful life of the soviet socialist the round faced russian chieftain also declared that America no longer has a monopoly on production of the super powerful Hydrogen weapon. Moscow radio which has been giving detailed reports on the meeting of the supreme soviet had made no mention of a Lenkova a Surprise appearance before news reports emerged through censorship from Moscow. The soviet Union hinted As far Back As 1947 that it had solved the secret of the atomic bomb. President Truman said in 1949 the United states had evidence of an atomic explosion in Russia. U. S. Defense officials have proceeded on the premise that Russia has amassed by now a stockpile of atomic bombs. Speaking quietly and quickly Malenkos was not interrupted until he referred to the defense strength of the soviet Union. That 1 brought cheers from the deputies. In \7v,, president Eisenhower and the atomic Energy commission heard the news without comment. The i. S. Has not yet formally announced that it has a workable continued on Page two Dulles Rhee initial to defend Korea if new agreement truce is broken butter allocated it Washington up needy europeans will receive 10,800,000 pounds of surplus u. S. Butter. It will go to the National Catholic welfare conference for distribution in Austria Trieste Italy and Germany. Seoul up a a treaty pledging America s military might in defense of War battered South Korea if red armies break the truce and attack again was initiated Here today. The Mutual Security pact which must win u. S. Senate approval was initiated by Secretary of state John Foster Dulles and Rok foreign minister Pyun Yung Tai. The ceremonies in president Sungman Rhee a Hillside mansion climaxed four Days of important conferences Between Rhee and Dulles. It came As u. N. Headquarters in new York announced that 16 Allied nations with troops in Korea have promised to take up arms again in the event of a new communist attack. Britain and Canada quickly declared. However that the Promise did not commit them to any definite course of action. A a a a Canadian spokesman said any move to meet a new attack would be taken Only after consultations among the 16 nations. The pledge was signed by the United states Britain France Australia Belgium. Colombia. Canada Ethiopia Greece Luxembourg the Philippines the Netherlands new zealand. Thailand Turkey and South Africa. It declared that Quot if there is a re new Al of the armed attack Challen j Ging the principles of the United j nations we should again be United and prompt to Dulles and Rhee in a joint statement issued As the Security pact was initiated hailed their work As Quot an important contribution to the development of Independence and Freedom in the far they also announced a United states Korea agreement to walk out of the forthcoming political conference if both feel after 90 Days that the communists Are a a exploiting efforts to achieve peace in Korea. Dulles his Mission to Korea completed. Flew to Tokyo on the first leg of his trip Back to Washington. Dulles said he and japanese prime minister Shigeru Yoshida would meet tonight to Quot talk Over matters of common concern both relating to Japan and to the free world position in the far a a a the Security pact agreed upon by Dulles and Rhee provides for Basing american troops in Korea. But the Secretary of state said Quot we want to get our armed forces Home As soon As is consistent with our Dulles and his advisers also discussed with South korean leaders a vast program of economic Aid planned by the United states to rebuild the War shattered land. The three to four year program contemplates $1 billion in american Aid. Of which $200 million already has been approved by Congress. Farmers protest organization Job Ashtabula i.? group of Farmers last night charged that the milk producers federation of Cleveland has done a a Lousy Job of organizing the Farmers and demanded the resignation of a District president. E. A. Stafford president and director of District 1 of Ashtabula county was the official attacked at a meeting of District members. He refused to resign. Joseph n. Brown spokesman for the critics said he had petitions signed by 200 persons asking for Stafford s ouster. He said they contained twice the 20 per cent of membership required to give a vote of Confidence to Stafford. French civil aides troop Back to work Paris a a French civil servants began trooping Hack to work today As the nations worst general strike since the popular front Days of 1936 sputtered toward a close. But mail Telegraph Telephone and electric Power services remained out. Buses and subways roared Back into operation and government employees were at their desks when offices opened this morning. Trains chugged out of Paris a big stations. Elsewhere however the rail strike continued. The returning workers were among an estimated two million frenchmen employed in a variety of Public services from Street sweepers and grave diggers to rail workers w to left their jobs at Midnight thursday in protest against Premier Joseph Laniel a rumoured plans to save Money at their expense. Walkouts in the big government owned and electric Power services were scheduled to continue until Midnight tonight. The governments postal Telegraph and Telephone services also remained unmanned As workers stayed away from their jobs for the third Day. Although the walkout by some 400,000 employees of the government owned railroads was scheduled to end last Midnight the communist led general confederation of labor added confusion to an already bewildering situation by calling on All rail workers to continue their strike. Queen s estate said $1,137,936 London j5�?queen Mary left an estate of $1,137,936, it was announced today when her will was probated the old Queen widow of King George v a died last March at the age of 85 the will did not disclose the names of any of the beneficiaries. The net value of the estate after taxes was announced As $1,061,683. This sum was smaller than Many had anticipated. Wauseon crash takes 2 lives Wauseon up a two persons were killed and three injured yesterday when an automobile took to the wrong Side of alternate u. S. 20 West of Here and smashed head on into another car. The state Highway patrol reported dead were Elva Fifer 41, of Kalamazoo mich., and Joseph getter 31, of Cleveland. 2 ohioans killed Portsmouth pm relatives in no Arby new Boston have Learned of the death of James s. Jackson 23, and his sister mrs Helen Roe both of new Boston in an Auto Accident in Michigan

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