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Democrats’

3 Leaders Given ADA

Indorsement

Stevenson, Kefauver And Harriman Rated ‘Forceful’ Liberals; Rauh Is Reelected

By Wes Barthelmes

Stall Reporter

Americans for Democratic Action bestowed its political blessing yesterday upon three widely considered can- didates for the Democratic presidential nomination Gov. Averell Harriman of New York, Sen. Estes Ke- fauver and Adlai E. Steven- B07Nn.

Each, said the ADA. is “emi nently qualified” for the nom- ination because they are “men of forceful liberal conviction.”

Before making the indorse- ments, delegates to the closing ADA convention session at the Shoreham Hotel listened to tape-recorded interviews with the three men. In general, Har- riman, Kefauver and Steven- son, the 1952 standard bearer. criticized the Eisenhower Ad- ministration’s foreign policy and purported “big business” complex

There was he discernible dif ference in the \wolume of ap- plause by the scores of dele- gates after each man had fin- ished his interview with com- mentator Elmer Davis. A ma- jority of the delegates was Ste- venson-minded, ADA officers reported. However, attorney Joseph L. Rauh Jr., who later in the day was elected without opposition for a second term as national chairman, worked the local political vineyard for Harriman in 1952

The ADA resolution of ap proval warned “against any ef fort to reach a compromise within the Party by naming a —— candidate whose iberal convictions and per formance are less noteworthy” than those of Harriman. Ke. fauver and Stevenson

Rauh in the past has threat- ened to “sit out” the campaign if a conservative such as Sen Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas were nominated

The delegates by voice yote approved a resolution that said an Eisenhower-Nixon ticket is unpalatable to ADA and “must be opposed by all its resources.” ADA claims to represent aboyt 45,000 members

The resolution questioned what it called the President's “inordinate delegation of re- sponsibility” and his health Nixon, called “unqualified,” was singled out for what without elaboration the resolution called “his conduct in political campaigns.” Former President Truman has accused Nixon of playing fast and loose with charges of communism

Following the tape record. ings, delegates heard sales talks from former District Commis- sioner F. Joseph (Jiggs) Dono. hue, Kefauver's campaign man. ager, and former Air Force

See ADA, Page 9, Col. 4

416-Mile Glider

Record Claimed

Reuters

DAX, France, May 13—A French glider pilot, Maj. Fon- teilles, today broke the world distance record for a point-to- point glider flight by traveling 670 kilometers (416 miles). The previous record was 636 kilo. meters (395 miles)

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The Gallup Poll

Soil Bank Idea Opposed

By Midwest

(Following is the second in a

on the Midwest farm situation today

the reaction of Midwest farmers

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PRINCETON, N. J, May 13— The new farm bill which pro- vides for President Eisenhow- er $1 2-billion bank likely to meet with a lukewarm reception from the average Midwestern farmer

First of all, the farmer doesn't understand the soil bank plan. It has never been explained him adequately and he tends to think of it as another instance of the Govern ment “trying to tell me what to do.” For many farmers, the bank just one more political football.”

In the second place, it would appear the Government has taken an unrealistic point of view about the amount of money the Midwestern farmer thinks is fair if he is to take his land out of production. The average corn grower in the Midwest, for example, wants nearly $60 an acre to take good land out of production. This is considerably more than the Government plans to pay him.

In addition, the farmer is inherently opposed to taking land eut of production. He re- sents the present acreage allot- ments and doesn't relish the thought of any more

These are the general conclu- sions that this reporter has reached after a recent tour of the Farm Belt states of the Midwest. These observations are supported by the work of

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By John M. Fenton |

p Poll @taf@ Representative

50 resident reporters from the Institute's field staff

There is a great deal of un- certainty about whether or not the farmers would go into the soil bank plan. The weight of sentiment at this time, however,, is on the side of not wanting to go mM.

The question we asked on that score was this

“Would you, as a farmer, go into this soil bank plan?”

MIDWEST FARMERS

Yes, would co in No, would not Don't know .. 27

It should be emphasized again that this the vote of Mid- western farmers. Previous In- stitute surveys have revealed that farmers throughout the Nation approve of the soil bank Midwestern farmers have op- posed the idea.

The results indicate the typi- cal corn grower in the Midwest would want, on "the average, $57 an acre from the Govern- ment to take his corn out of production. It is estimated that the amount the Government is planning to pay a typical corn grower in the Midwest is only about half as much as this figure.

“I'd want $75 an acre.” said a 37-year-old farmer near Crop- sey, lll. “In any event, it would be more than they would want to pay.” He rents a 320-acre farm with corn as his chief See GALLUP, Page 13, Col. 1

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Red Prison Camp Reform

Is Reported

High Secret Police Officer Tells of Changes in Russia

MOSCOW, May 13 # A high Soviet secret police of. ficial said today all internment camps in the Soviet Union will be abolished within the next year to 18 months

The official told French So- cialists visiting a pgison camp at Tula, 80 miles south of Mos- cow, that deportation of Sov. iet citizens to distant sections is now generally forbidden. It can still be applied, however, to persons convicted of various serious political crimes.

Even in these cases, he said, deportation could be ordered only after normal court pro. cedure. In most cases, con- victed. persons would be im- prisoned. where they lived or as near as possible, he added.

The official told the French- men that in the future there would be only two types of de- tention—in ordinary. prisons and in corrective labor colonies.

He said inmates of the labor colonies could not be sent to work outside. The colonies would contain factories where the convicts would work.

He said that a. special com- mission has been set up to

review the sentences of persons convicted of political counter- revolutionary and crimes against the state.

He said this commission has been ordered to finish its work and rehabilitate innocent per-. sons by next October.

Kefauver the Candidate

Estes’ Ambition in High School Days

Was ‘To Be President.’ He Wrote at 17

This is the second of siz

of our natural resources, pro-|

Few people have studied the

articles on Estes Kefauver, |tection of individual liberties|Presidency more closely than his political career and his jand rights and betterment of Kefauver.

phiosophy of government. |

PREPARATION FOR THE PRESIDENCY.

By Coleman A. Harwell Editor. The Nashville Tennessean

Estes Kefauver was asked

last week what he thought were the qualifications required in a

‘man to be President of the

United States.

He replied:

“He must have confidence in the people and in himself.

“He must have a clear con-

ception of the goals he seeks.)

As I see them, these goals

should be: Peace, development

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the social and economic wel- fare of the country. “Next. he must have an un-

problems.

“He must have a thorough understanding of the United States.

“He must be willing to make hard decisions and stick by them. |

“He a be pe os

of nee an eoity to cate out the Nation's ams. , he must have a good nervous system, )ots of patience

It is told that when he grad- uated from high school, he wrote in a classmate’s program

\derstanding of the political and ynder the heading Ambition— ‘economic background of our'“T, be President.”

Regardless of whether the 17-year-old meant it seriously, in the intervening years he has done much to prepare himself to measure’ up to the standards he now sets.

Estes Kefauver has always seeméd to know where he was going. Even in high school and college, he set himself a defi- nite course. Rom Wright, his col- lege roommate, who is now a

and strength.” j

See CANDIDATE, P. 7, Col. 2

Dorothy,

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Hitler Aides to Advise On German Army

Reuters

STUTTGART, May 13 Some of Hitler's top war- time generals are going to be asked to give advice on how to raise and organize West Germany's armed forces, Erich Mende, mem- ber of the Lower House Defense Committee, dis closed today.

Mende said his commit- tee would ask for expert opinions from former Field Marshal Erich von Man- stein, ex-Col. Franz Halder, and former Panzer Gen Walter Wenck

West German Union Parties ‘Lead in Saar

3 Get 71 Per Cent In Early Returns From Council Vote

SAARBRUECKEN, Saga fr, 'May 13 “»—Parties demanding union of the rich industrial Saar with West Germany isurged into a 240-1 lead tonight in local elections

| Early returns bore out Pre- imier Hubert Ney'’s boast the jvote would kill French illusions that the Saar wants to be sepa- rated from Germany.

| Three protierman parties collared 71 per cent of the vote

92 Degrees Sets Heat Record for This Year Thundershowers Seen Possible: Thousands Lured

To Outdoor Fun

‘Storme kill 6. hurt 240 Page 3)

Washington recorded its hottest day of the year yes- terday as the temperature soared past 90 degrees for the first time

The high for the day was 92 degrees at 5:23 p. m

Previous high for the was 68 degrees on May 6

More of the same summerish weather is predicted for today. The forecast calls for con- tinued warm, with a high around 90. There is a chance of Scattered thundershowers

It began to heat up early yes- terday, and stayed warm. By ll @ m.. the mercury already showed 84 degrees. It hit 90 at 3 Dp. m. and stayed in the 90s for the next four hours

The first taste of the Wash- ington summer, however. was lacking the main wuncomfort- able ingredient of a typically hot day here—humidity It

year

By M/eet. Revert 3. Grer in both municipal and district was low most of the time. hov-

FLAMES LIGHT THE SKY OVER A BRICKYARD BUILDING IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. (A COOLER PHOTO IS ON PAGE 11) eer

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Arson Theory Studied

The possibility of arson as the cause of a spectacular four- alarm fire that wrecked a brick- yard building early yesterday was investigated by Fire In spector Anthony B. Mileo last night

While the investigation was going on another brickyard fire did considerable damage to the roof of a warehouse belonging to the* Mount Vernon Clay Products Co. at 800 Hamlin st. ne

Mileo did not rule out arson as the cause of the second blaze. He said the second brick- yard fire “seemed more than a coincidence.”

The second fire took place a block from a branch of the United Clay Products Co., New York ave. and Bladens burg rd. ne.. where the earlier fire occurred

The early-morning fire in the

Officials said

din Family Die With 2 Others in Head-On Crash

NEW CASTLE, Pa.. May 13 -»—Seven persons, including five members of one family, were killed tonight in a headon auto crash on Route 422 about 10 miles west of New Castle.

The tragedy, one of the worst ever reported on Pennsylvania highways, occurred a short distance from the Ohio line. All of the five survivors were reported in critical condition

One of the autos carried a Niles (Ohio) man, his wife and their eight children. The two occupants of the other car were killed.

Identified as dead were Rob ert Markwell, 38, and his wife, 33. three of their children: Roscoe Williams, 30. land Allen M. Fitzpatrick, 30, both of New €astle

Names of the three dead children of the Markwells were not immediately available.

Korean Election

Violence Alleged

SEOUL, May 13 (#—Three incidents of Korean election violence were reported today as the time approached for Tuesday's presidential elec- tions. All the reports came from opponents of President ‘Syngman Rhee, running for a third term.

Lee Bum Suk, former Prime ‘Minister who is a vice ‘presi- ‘dential candidate of the right-

with stones and clubs today. He said 10 of his aides were

lence were reported

Party

In 2 Brickyard Fires

il elections. The district municipal councils have been largely controlled by pro- French parties.

The pro-German parties, out-

| lawed until last year, were ex-

pected to get at least two-thirds of the vote. About 80 per cent of the Saars 680,000 eligible voters cast ballots.

Ney'’s Christian Democratic Union was getting the most votes among the pro-German parties. It was followed by the

ering around 36 and 37 per cent during the hottest portion of the day

District hospitals reported no cases of heat prostration.

Washingtonians, who have suffered through a capricious, chilly spring, welcomed their first taste of summer weather.

Rock Creek Park was filled with girls in bathing suits out to get a start on the seasons tan. The park also had its quota of Sunday picnickers, children

brick yard near the Washing- rightist Saar Democratic party playing and feeding the ducks

ton-Baltimore Parkway was ac- companied by a traffic jam of massive proportions as vehicles were routed off the parkway north of South Dakota ave. ne

The first alarm was sounded at 12:14 a. m. by a passerby The flames were brought under control about an hour later.

Mileo said officials of United were unable to give him an estimate of the damage, but are expected to have one today.

His suspicion of the possibil- ity of arson was aroused, Mileo reported, by the fact that the blaze started im an unused wooden shack adjoining the larger drying-room structure, which was burned out, Flames from the shack spread upward to the wooden roof of the larger brick building, he said.

Fire and smoke billowed high into the air. Fire Department their efforts to fight the blaze were hampered

by low water pressure.

Off-duty firemen were called. Deputy Fire Chief William H oman said 17 engine compa- nies, three ladder trucks, two

| battalion chiefs and Fire Chief

Millard H. Sutton went to the scene.

He said the department suc cessfully held the fire to the one building, preventing its spread to other structures and to large oil tanks which hold brick-kiln fuel

All available precinct police. men were reinforced by men from other parts of the city and by Park Police in handling traffic around the brickyard at New York ave. and Bladens- burg rd. ne

One fireman was treated for a cut thumb. He is Marion G Rohrbaugh, 4806 Nicholson st.. Riverdale, Md.. a member of Engine Company 18.

and the German Socialists The only sizable opposition came from the Christian Peo-

._.'of the sunny

Raab’s People’s Party Ils Victor in Austria

Chancellor Julius Raab's People’s Party won in ‘yester- day's Austrian election and immediately . proclaimed a halt in industry nationaliza- tion. Page 4

Panama's election was one of the quietest in its histery, with Erneste de ila Guardia Jr. favored for the presi- dency. Results may not be known fer several days. Page 4.

Hoff

postwar Premier

ple’s party of Johannes man, who headed the Saar government As until last December

The Christian People’s Party had 21.7 per cent of the vote

The Saar was detached from Germany after the war and made a nominally autonomous state linked to France in a cur- rency and customs union

Last October, Saarlanders voted down a proposal to “Eu- ropeanize” their territory. In December, the pro-German par- ties were swept ints control of the Sear government, polling 63.9 per cent of the popular vote. Ney, chairman of the Christian Democrats. became Premier

In their campaign for the current election, the pro-Ger man parties called on voters to “oust the separatists from the town halis.” Campaigning was chiefly based on their de mand for a return to Germany Government officials and party leaders from Germany also spoke in the election rallies.

Aute Virtually Demolished

Actor Montgomery Clift

Badly Hurt in Car Wreek

WEST LOS ANGELES, May'actor’s face would not be per- two weeks will give drill in-

13 #.—Actor Montgomery Clift was injured seriously early to- day when the car he was driv- ing struck a

wer pole as he was en route home from a dinner party at Elizabeth Tay- lor’s home.

Clift, 35, suf-

wing Republican Party, said 300 fered severe young Government Party sup- facial cuts and porters attacked him and other bruises, a members of his campaign tour

jbroken nose, and a possible

brain concus- Ciift

injured. Two instances of vio-|sion, his physician said. The by Aalactor was taken to Cedars of ‘spokesman for the Progressive|Lebanon Hospital.

added that the

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manently disfigured.

The rented car Clift was driv- ing was virtually demolished, police reported. Clift’s head was thrown against the dash- board and a 4800-volt trans. former, knocked off the pole, narrowly missed the car

Clift was following a car driven by another actor, Kevin McCarthy, who said he and Clift had been guests at the home of Miss Taylor and her husband, Michael Wilding. Clift and Miss Taylor are currently

“Raintree County.”

so I was leading him down,” McCarthy said. heard a crash.”

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| Federal Diary 1)

“Monty didn’t know the road) Financial

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“Suddenly I) Herblock | Horoscope

The Zoo reported a crowd of around 35,000. A large croup of sun worshipers took advantage skies and lolled on the grassy siopes of the “P Street Beach

Nation-wide, what the Weath- er Bureau called “an orderly distribution of pressure tems’ resulted in a simplified temperature picture, with rather cool air over the north- west part of the country con- trasting with very warm read- ings to the southeast

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Virginia Lists SecondQuadruple

Death Accident

RICHMOND, Va... May 13 # Virginia's second quadruple fatality traffic crash within 24 hours claimed the lives of two women and two children today and left six other persons seri- ously injured

The accident occurred when their car left the road near Stony Creek in Sussex County, and smashed into a tree

Killed were Florence gins, 38: Rosa Taylor, 37: L. Goodman. 8 and another Goodman child. a 5Svearold boy, first name unavailable. all of Windsor, Isle of Wright County

Four persons died vesterday im a truck<car collision about four miles north of Port Royal.

Wig- Aaron

Marines Extend

‘Boot’ Period

PARRIS ISLAND, S. C., May 13 @®—A shakeup in the train- ing routine at this Marine Corps recruit center has jed to a twoweek extension of boot camp,” it was disclosed today

The extension of the “boot” training program from 10 to 12 weeks is part of a series of changes that followed the drowning of six recruits dur- ing an unauthorized “discipli- nary’ march last month

Under the extension, noth-

‘ing new has been added to the

program, but the additional

structors more time with the recruits.

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THE WASHINGTON POST and TIMES HERALD Monday, May 14, 1956 Goes

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Allies Pressing For Red Trade

By Donald J. Gonzales United Press

Japan, Britain and at least half a dozen other allied na- tions are pressing the United States for a decision on in creasing Western trade with Red China, Administration ol- cials said yesterday.

Uniess some action is forth. coming soon, these countries may decide to step up ship ment to and from China on their own, experts bere said. This would amount to destruc- tion of the seven-year-old agreement barring shipment of strategic goods behind the Iron Curtain, they said.

These officials left no doubt that the Administration is split over What to do ahout the prob lem. By agreeing to relax in- ternational controls, it would be certain to arouse a storm of protest in Congress.

The United States itself has no trade with Red China and doesn't plan any. But the volun- tary trade controls system established in Europe and Asia operates on a unanimous agrec- ment basis.

The issue assumed interna. tional prominence when Brit- ish Prime Minister Anthony Eden conferred at the White House with President Ejsen- hower more than three months ago. The President and his ad- visers agreed to review Far Eastern trade “now and period ically.” Eden was interested in clearing rubber and a long list of manufactured goods and materials for export to Red China

Delay in acting on Allied bids for more trade with the Reds results from failure with- in the Administration to find some compromise of conflicting views between various Govern- ment agencies. Defense officials have been particularly reluc- tant to approve any major in-

creases in trade with Red China. .

Action by the top-level Na tional. Security Council, pre-| sided over by the President, has been complicated by strong con-| gressional pressures against any relaxation, A Senate committee recently undertook an investi- gation of the Administration's) decision two years ago to agree to more trade with Russia and) her Eastern European satel-| lites. )

Approval of more trade with Red China probably would spark an even bigger investi- gation. But indications are that the Allies won't wait and that) some sort of compromise will) have to be worked out.

Officials cited a recent move by Britain to sell tractors to Red China. The British in formed the United States of the sale after it was completed This action is regarded here as a British warning that the trade issue cannot be put off until after the November elections

iIke Awaiting

United Press

Off for Gettysburg, President Eisenhower and his brother, Milton, smile from the President's plane shortly before takeoff for a short holiday yesterday. The Chief Executive is expected to return to Washington today.

Adlai and Estes Ride in Parade

LOS BANOS, Calif.. May 13 P?—A spectacular exhibition of what the well-dressed politician wears on campaign brought generous applause here today for Democrats Adlai Steven son and Estes Kefauver

The occasion was the annual Los Banos May Day celebra tion and the two aspirants for their party's presidential nomi- nation made the most of it with Stevenson rigged out as a cowboy in boots and jeans and riding a roan horse, while Kefauver. in a silk suit, rode in splendor in a fancy Lincoln

These footnotes to the week's national new have heen gathered by the reporters of The Washington Post and Times Herald.

Washington next week gets its first look at Hugh Gait- skell since he became head of Britain's Labor Party. He will come here Sunday after an Atlantic City speech to the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, chief reason for his American trip. In Washington, Gaitskell will appear on a “Meet the Press” radio-TV show. speak to the Overseas Writers and © be given a lunch by the State De- partment. Washington will want to hear his first-hand account of the now-famous Labor Party dinner for Bul- ganin and Khrushchev as well as size up the man who would be Prime Minister if Labor again comes to power

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The limelight shines ‘se rarely these days on Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy (R-Wis.) that he was discomfited on Friday when it was suddenly turned off in the middie of a statement he was reading.

Testifying on sedition legis lation before the Internal Security Subcommittee, Me- Carthy looked up in surprise when the newsreel camera- men’s bright lights went out. He said with a chuckle: “Would you please leave the lights on? I can't read with- out them.” The cameramen obliged.

When Murray M. Chotiner, Vice President Nixons €x- campaign manager, said he had been helped by Max Rabb. the Secretary to the Cabinet was doubly dis turbed. After searching his memory, his files and the recollections of his staff. Rabb concluded that he had never made a phone call for Chotiner, as Chotiner had testified. Rabb received him at the White House because

he was known as Nixon's close friend and a GOP cam- paign figure and because Chotiner had written him several times on what Rabb considered legitimate mat- ters

Rabb gave this information to Presidential Press Secre- tary James C. Hagerty who. after consulting Mr. Eisen- hower, put out a White House statement. The President did not ask to see Rabb but ac- cepted his word completely.

Rabb, however, also wor- ried about the story's effect on his four children. The three youngest were com- pletely unconcerned. Rabb then went up to Phillips Exe- ter Academy in New Hamp- shire to take his 14-year-old son to Boston for a weekend of fun and talk, including the (hotiner incident. He found the boy bothered not a whit.

Sen. Harry F. Byrd (D-Va.) loves cconomy im words as well as Government cash. He recently inserted one of dhe shortest items ever to appe in the Congressiona! Record’ appendix. It was an eight. ¥ line, 50-werd extract from a letter Post and Times Herald, sug- gesting renaming the 14th Street Bridge the Recham- beau Bridge.

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While organized labor last week urged extending wage and hour law protection to 9.6 million workers. the real fight will take place over a group iess than half that Size

Virtually no hope is held out for bringing in farm workers and some others. But a real try will be made to include some 4 million re- tail and service workers.

A key factor is the Ad. ministration’s position. Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell is sehedyled to offer it to the Senate Labor Committee Tuesday President Eisen- hower has twice recommend-

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come from a Hagerty visit at this time” by Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Communist Party Boss Nikita) Khrushchev. The Russians sug- gested a United States visit while touring Britain. -

“Right from the start we have been interested ... in deeds not words from the leaders of the) Soviet Union,” Hagerty said, | “we haven't got those deeds yet.”

He noted the lengthy disarm- ament talks in London recently “ended more or less in a stale mate.” He said that so far the Russians have “completely re- jected” all this country’s dis armament proposals “after a lot of talk.”

“We'd be interested before a visit to this country in some ac-

some evidence of . that we do not have

The contrast in their getups ercise I get. How are you do-| 4+ ine present time,” he said.

brought cheers

plause from the

and long ap- ing?” estimated |

“I'm doing fine .

Hagerty made the remarks in

. just a lit), filmed television interview

50,000 Central Californians who tle sleepy,” the Tennessean i+), Rep. Kenneth B. Keating had trooped into this farming said.

center for the big May Day

celebration.

They both had put strenuous

Roth candidates were in high speech-making through the San spirits and greeted each other Joaquin Valley, but were Ziv-iny soo early yet” to describe in friendly fashion when they/|ing their all today at this Opis. HDemocraticcontrolied met at an intersection just be-| portunity to appear before S0/Fighty-fourth Congress as a fore the parade got under way. many Californians. aus

“Adlai, you're doing fine ..

They are campaigning for the |

I'm glad to see you,” Kefauver state's 68 Democratic Conven-

told his rival.

tion votes in the June 5 presi-

Stevenson, from his saddle,’ dential primary.

ed broadening the law gen- erally. But last year, Mitchell interpreted this to mean that Congress should “consider” bringing in 2.1 million retail and service employes Ad- ministration division could bring an equally indecisive stand this year

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Sen. Stuart Symington JD- Me.), heading the probe inte American airpower, likes to pose this one:

“In 1948, United States of. ficials sald we couldn't afford te match the Seviets man for man. In 1952, they said we couldn't match them subma- rine for submarine. Now we are told we can’t match them plane for plane, engineer for engineer and scientist fer scientist. What can we af. ford to match them in?”

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Rep. Francis E. Walter (D- Pa.), chairman of a subcom mittee considering passport changes, showed such con- cern for his own bill last week he blocked a fellow Congressman’'s questions.

When Rep. Michael A

Feighan (DrOhio) question Scott McLeod of the

State Department on the in- |

ternational implications of changing passport regula tions, Walter cut in: “Don't answer that.” He told Feig- han the committee would be sitting all day if such “ex- traneous” matters as his ques tions were brought into the hearings. > >

Despite the talk about eas- ing the President's burden, *Congress hasn't yet the bill te consolidate for one signature 10 or more of the many private bills it passes each session. Actually, the measure would spare the Ei senhower penmanship but wouldn't save much time.

The President usually spends about 1@ minutes te listen te an aide’s account of each case, asking about the police record, if any, of the person covered by the bill,

whether he is a family man |

and the like. Last season, Mr. Eisenhower signed 490 of the 891 private bills sent him.

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