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Sunny, high near 67 today. Mild to night. Some cloudiness, warmer to morrow. Temperatures—High, 62, at 1:30 p.m.; low, 56, at 3:56 aJn. Yesterday—High, 79, at 2:50 p.m.; low, 56, at 3:24 a.m. Lote New York Morkets, Poge A-23 w mmm WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION Guide for Readers Page.! After Dark B-8 Amusements A-18-19 Comics B-18-19 Editorial A-12 Edit'l Articles, A-13 Finance ... A-23 Page. Lost and Pound.A-3 Obituary A-14 Radio B-19 Society B-3 Sports A-20-21 Woman's Page, B-21 . An Associoted Press Newspaper 93d YEAR, No. 37,070. Phone NA. 5000. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1945-FORTY-FOUR PAGES. City Home Dellverr. Dally and Sunday 90c a Month. When 6 Sundays, $1.00 5 CENTS Java Insurgents Intensify Drive Against British Fighter Planes Strike At Indonesians in Recapture of Town By the Associated Press. BATAVIA, Java, Nov. 1.—Ex tremist Indonesian forces, ap parently out of control of Presi dent Soekarno of the "Indonesian Republic," were reported intensi fying their attacks on thin British forces in several sections of Central and Western Java tonight in defiance of an order of their President to cease fight ing. At Magelang three British fighter planes struck at extremists and supported Gurkha troops in recap turing most of the town after the Indonesians had opened up with mortars. A bombing line was re ported to have been established at Magelang to prevent extremist forces from reaching the town. Tank Squadron Unloaded. A squadron of Stuart tanks of the 11th Cavalry was unloaded at Soera baja today to reinforce British trooDS at that naval base. Tension lifted perceptibly else where in Java after a conference | between Dutch and Nationalist lead-1 ers at Batavia. The Dutch Informa-1 tion Service said the meeting was cordial and "discussions were of an orientating nature." Soekarno, president of the "Indo nesian Republic," argued for recog nition of an Indonesian de facto government, and the Dutch pleaded for co-operation as serving the best interests of all concerned, the serv ice said. After the conference, Soekarno was reported en route to Jogjakarta, in Central Java, to urge members of fighting youth movements tjjere to cease hostilities. Christison Host to Meeting. Lt. Gen. Sir Philip Christison, Al lied commander in the Netherlands East Indies, was host for the meet ing and its chief architect. In a broadcast appeal to the In donesians last night, Soekarno told * the Indonesians to lay down yieir arms and "solve all misunderstand ings in close co-operation with the Allies." He said differences of opin ion over trivialities could be solved readily. "There is no reason for us to take up arms against the Allied forces," Soekarno said. "They come only to disarm and evacuate the Japanese and further to take care of internees and to maintain law β nW AfWew in Allifl/î nopunotinn areas." His broadcast followed the talks between Soekarno's unrecognized cabinet and two Dutch government officials. Situation "Almost War." Just before the conferees gath ered an Allied spokesman had de scribed the military situation in Indonesia as "almost war." The fact that the talks could proceed in an atmosphere of such tenseness led observers to believe that a solution would be found and that this was but the first of a series of such conferences. . Present wew Acting Gov. General Hubertus van Mook and Dr. Charles O. van der Plis, adviser to the Allied command on Dutch affairs, repre senting the Dutch, and Soekarno, his Vice President, Mohamed Hatta; his Foreign Minister, Soebardjo; his Information Minister, Amir Sjari fuddin, and Agous Salim, an elder of the Nationalist movement, now adviser to the unrecognized govern ment's Foreign Affairs Department. Veteran Refuses to Pay Union Fees; Re-enlists Bj the Associated Press. SALT LAKE CITY. Nov. 1.—Myron F. Oliver wasn't "just kidding" when he said he would rather go back into the Army than pay union fees to hold his' job. Mr. Oliver, who was discharged October 12 after five and a half years in the service, re-enlisted yesterday as a master sergeant. He said he had been offered a promotion at the sheet metal shop where he worked, but was informed he would have to pay a $50 initiation fee to an AFL union first. "I ob jected to earning the job and then paying for it," he said. "I talked it over with my wife and decided I would rather go back to the Army." Louisville Editor Dies LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 1 (JP).— Harry Bloom, 54, associate editor of the Louisville Times, died in a Louisville hospital yesterday of a heart ailment. He had been ill for several days. ι I Roosevelt's Son Guest of Truman For Lunch Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., can't get to see Mayor La Guardia in New _ York, but his name still is "open sesame" at the White House. The late President's son, on ter minal leave from the Navy, is in terested in obtaining temporary housing in New York for returning veterans. His aid was enlisted by a committee opposed by the Mayor and fut eight days young Roosevelt tried to make an appointment with the Mayor. Yesterday he called at City Hall with the committee and found the Mayor's door still closed. He did better in Washington to day. Mr. Truman invited him to lunch. John B. Blandford, jr., Na tional Housing Agency administra tor, said be would see Mr. Roose velt and his committee later in the afternoon. The only catch, a spokes man for Mr. Blandford said, is that NHA has do money for veterans' housing. 1 Lewis Goes to White House For First Visit in Four Years UMW Chief and Truman Discuss Conference Plans for 15 Minutes By JAMES Y. NEWTON. John L. Lewis visited the White House today for the first time in four years as President Truman continued to devote chief attention to ways of mini mizing industrial strife necessary to get the Nation's economy in high gear. The mine leader, accompanied by Thomas Kennedy, secretary of the United Mine Workers, spent 15 min utes with the President discussing the labor-management conference, which opens here Monday. Mr. Tru man was devoting most of the day to conferences with labor and man agement delegates, presumably to get their views on the meeting. Mr. Lewis refused to say what he thought would be the outcome of the big meeting, which the ad ministration hopes will result in understandings to lessen home iront strife and devise machinery for set tlement of disputée without strike. He said he discussed with Mr. Tru man "matters germane to the labor management conference—not in de tail, but in principle." Other conference delegates called in by the President included T. C. Cashen, chairman of the Railway Labor Executives Council; A. E. Lyon, secretary of the railway labor group; Ira Mosher, president of tne National Association of Manufac turers, and M. M. Anderson, vice (See LEWIsTPâgîTÂ^BTj Reparations Planned To Bar Jap Attacks Forever, Truman Say s Pauley and Staff Will Work With MacArthur, President Declares By the Associated Press. , President Truman declared to day that the reparations pro gram for Japan will be designed "to put an end for all time to Japanese aggression." Mr. Truman's statement was is sued in connection with the ex pected departure this week for Japan of Edwin W. Pauley, the President's personal representative on reparation matters. Mr. Pauley told White House re porters yesterday that the personal fortune of Emperor Hirohito, esti mated in excess of $100,000,000 would be included in Japanese assets which may be taken as reparations for war damages. The President said Mr. Pauley and his staff, most of whom were scheduled to leave today, will work in close co-operation with Gen. Mac Arthur and utilize surveys made by Gen. MacArthur's industrial experts. Challenge to Peace Effort. The President's statement follows: "The problem of what to do with Germany and Japan is one of the greatest challenges m the whole ef fort to achieve lasting peace. "The program for reparations from Germany which was developed by Ambassador Pauley and adopted at the Berlin Conference will go a long way toward helping us achieve complete victory over (jermany, Dy depriving her of the means ever again to wage another war. The reparations program which Am bassador Pauley will develop for Japan will be directed toward the same fundamental goal—to put an end ior all time to Japanese ag gression. , "In carrying out this mission for me Ambassador Pauley and his staff will work in close co-operation with Gen. MacArthur and his staff and will make full use of the surveys which have already been made by the industrial experts now on Gen. MacArthur's staff." Plans for Hirohito Wealth Is Bombshell to Japan TOKYO, Nov. 1 (Λ>).—The first di rect accusation that Emperor Hiro hito was partly to blame for the war —Washington's announcement that his personal fortune will go to pay reparations—is expected to become the biggest political and social bomb shell yet involving the monarch. The economic value of the move is as yet indefinite, pending further investigation of what appears to be a land and bond poor fortune. The imperial balance sheet, some what more than $106,000,000, is a mere drop in the reparations bucket at best. Only $22,410.658 are in liquid assets. Japanese likely will have little to say now, but are almost certain to interpret the action as indirect label ing of Hirohito as a war criminal. Edwin W. Pauley, American mem ber of the Reparations Committee, voiced what for the Japanese was a revolutionary concept in asserting that there could be no distinction between the Emperor and his gov ernment. Rebuke Given Konoye. Allied headouarters in a state ment amounting in Japanese eyes to a public rebuke of Prince Fumimaro Konoye, denied today any sponsor ship on the part of Gen. MacArthur for the prince's efforts at revision of the Japanese constitution. The statement, observing that misconception seemed to exist as to the prince's relation to the consti tutional revision movement, said he was not selected by Allied head quarters. The unusual announcement was seen as sidestepping what appears to have been an attempt by the Japanese to fix responsibility for future government developments on the occupation authorities. Likewise it considerably ham pered the prince's recent efforts to achieve active political leadership behind the government by riding on the coattails of Allied headquar ters. Filipino Puppets' Accounts Frozen. Supreme headquarters, in a new directive told the Japanese to freeze the bank accounts and other prop erty of all members and former offi cials of the puppet Philippine gov ernment, including those of Presi dent Jose B. Laurel and his two sons, Paceniah and Arsenio. Special American detectives un ioee jafaxv, rage A-4.) Molotov Rejects Plea To Remove Censorship By the Associated Press. MOSCOW, Nov. 1.—Foreign Com missar V. M. Molotov answered by letter today a request by the Brit ish-American Correspondents' Asso ciation for removal of censorship by stating that he could not consider their request because it contained no substantial reasons. «.· L ' · J Hitler Suicide With Mistress, British Say Β; tb< Associated Press. BERLIN, Nov. i—British head quarters said tonight that evidence sifted from Intelligence reports shows "as conclusively as possible without the bodies" that Hitler and his mistress, Eva Braun, died last April 30 in the bunker of the Reichschancellor. Their bodies later were burned just outside the bunker, the Brit ish intelligence reports said, even as Russian armies were applying the last touches to the conquest of Berlin. The British report said both com mitted suicide. Hitler by shooting himself through the mouth and his mistress taking poison. "After the suicide the bodies were taken into the garden Just out side the bunker by Goebbels (propa ganda minister) and Bormann (Martin Bormann, deputy leader of the. Nazi party) and several others, drenched with gasoline and burned," the British concluded. lax lut Bill Passed By Senate and Sent To White House Conference Measure Adopted Unanimously By Voice Vote The $5.920,000.000 cut in 1946 taxes cleared the last hurdle on Capitol Hill this afternoon when the Senate adopted the confer ence agreement by a unanimous voice vote. This sends the meas ure to President Truman for signature. Final action came amid debate over the possible effect of the cor poration tax cuts on the ability of employers to meet pending wage demands. Senator Taft, Republican, of Ohio also threw in a last-minute declara tion that Congress could grant fur ther tax cuts of about $5,000,000,000 more on individual Incomes and excise taxes next year if the annual peacetime budget of Government spending can be held down to $20,000,000,000 a year. He said, how ever, that this bill gives corporations all the tax relief they can hope for during the next two or three years. Provisions of Bill. The bill takes 12,000,000 low In come wage earners off the tax rolls entirely and grants the remaining 36,000,000 individual taxpayers some relief. For business, it repeals the war time excess profits tax on January 1, and lowers the rates on the com bined corporation normal and surtaxes. It keeps the social security payroll tax for old-age insurance at the present level of 1 per cent each on employer and employe for another year. It grants several tax concessions to members of the armed forces, as follows: Forgives any tax on the service pay of enlisted personnel for the war years, practically all of which had already been canceled out by a special $1,500 exemption; gives officers three years in which to pay their taxes In 12 quarterly in stallments and grants the same ex (See TAXES, Page A-22.) Chandler's Resignation Accepted by Governor By the Associated Press. FRANKFORT, Ky., Nov. 1.—Gov. Simeon Willis formally accepted Senator Chandler's resignation to day, but declined to give any in formation as to his successor. Noting in his formal reply to the Democratic Senator that he was quitting his post effective today, in order to devote full time to his duties as baseball commissioner, the Re publican Governor wrote, "I am sure that all Kentuckians join me in wishing you .happiness in your new field of endeavor." At the same time Gov. Willis gave out a brief statement to newsmen telling of the resignation and add ing: "That is all the news, and when there, is any more, you will be advised." Pimlico Results FIRST RACE—Purse, $2,000; 3-year-old maidens: claiming; 1,'. miles. Shoe OH (Cherrf) 17.00 7.80 5.40 Pentagon (Covalll) 4.50 ;i.50 Valdlna Decoy (Breen) 3.U0 Time, 1:48%. f .Also ran—Don't Delay. Omathane. Pha rant, Colonel John, Edgemere. Friendship, Grand Destiny, Bonnie Dale, Miles City. , SECOND RACE—Purse, $1,800: 3-year olds and up; clalmlnt; β furlongs. Greyhound Bus Strike Halts Trips to North Service to South Continues; 375 Join In Walkout Here FIVE-HOUR WORK stoppage in telegraph service seen as possibil ity tomorrow. Page A-4 POLICE WATCHING truck strike after incident in which truck is disabled. Page A-4 Greyhound bus service north ward out of Washington was at a standstill today after 375 driv ers and maintenance employes here last midnight joined a strike affecting transportation throughout the Northeastern section of the country and parts of the Middle West. The strike, involving about 4,000 AFL employes of six Greyhound affiliates, began at 12:01 a.m., after last-minute attempts by the United States Conciliation Service to reach a wage agreement failed'. Pickets began parading before the Greyhound terminal at Twelfth street and New York avenue N.W. as soon as the strike began. About 20 of them were still at their posts later this morning, carrying signs informing the public that a strike was in progress. Use Tickets on Trains. Ticket sellers at the terminal stopped selling tickets for passage on the lines affected at midnight, but some trips had already been held up by the company in antic ipation of the strike. Persons who had bought tickets here before mid night for trips scheduled in the early morning hours were allowed to use them on trains. Drivers on the road at midnight proceeded to the nearest terminal and then joined the strike. Many persons were stranded at stations far from their destinations. The six Greyhound affiliates af fected are Pennsylvania, Central, New England, Illinois and Eastern divisions and the Capitol Theater Coach Drivers of New York. Strike May Spread. The possibility that the strike would spread Uf other buslines throughout the country was fore seen today by George E. Ziff, a New York official of the ALP Amalga mated Association of Street. Elec tric Railway and Motor Coach Em ployee. Meanwhile. Ralph Cooley. presi dent of the Washington local, said he »aw no indication of when the strike would end. "We have offered to accept arbi tration or any other means offered by the Government for settlement of the dispute," he said, "but the company has refused." Buses from Washington to the South and Southwest continued to operate, as did those of Capital Greyhound, which has routes to Annapolis and to Parkersburg, W. Va.; Cincinnati and St. Louis. Drivers on Southern routes are un organized and employes of the Capi tal Division have no dispute with the company. Unload on Street. Drlvprs refused tn na.ss ninkftt lines to enter the terminal, how ever. Instead, they Unloaded their passengers on the street. Buses outward bound were driven from the terminal by the starter, loaded on the street and then turned over to the driver. Buses running be tween here and Southern points were serviced in Richmond, inas much as maintenance employes at the Washington terminal have joined the strike. The terminal yard here was jammed with idle buses, left there by drivers who brought them in from their runs and then joined the walkout. Inside, the terminal, gen erally crowded with travelers, was nearly empty. This was especially noticeable around 8 ajn., when terminal employes usually are han dling peak crowds. Commuter service to points be tween here and Baltimore was gen erally maintained by increased operations on National Trailways Unes. Child Among Those Stranded. Among those stranded by the strike was 4-year-old Anna Zakaib, who was still in the Greyhound terminal here at 9:30 a.m. with her father, James Zakaib, waiting to finish their journey. Mr. Zakaib and his daughter, who live In Los Angeles, left Boston yesterday to visit Mr. Zakaib's aunt in Charles (See GREYHOUND, Pags A-4.) Tigers Sign Trautman As General Manager Ej the Associated Press. DETROIT, Nov. 1.—The Detroit Tigers, through President Walter O. Briggs, announced today that George M. Trautman, presidfent of the American Association, has accepted the position of general manager of the Detroit Tigers, succeeding John A. Zeller, who announced last month that he was retiring effective Janu ary 1, 1946. Roosevelt Memorial Foundation Established by Group Here 9 The Franklin D. Roosevelt Memo rial Foundation was established by a group of friends and associates of the late President at the White House today. George E. Allen, former District Commissioner, was named president. The organization soon will start a drive for funds, Mr. Allen said. The nature of the memorial has not been determined, but Mr. Allen said that "this foundation will en deavor to set up a living memorial. By that, I mean a memorial which will be dedicated to encouraging the perpetuation of the Ideals and ob jectives of this great American and world leader." Mr. Allen said:'"President Roose velt gave his life in the struggle to m Λ·- ··;, ,. atttain two major goals: First, to bring security and a decent stand ard of living.to all of his country men; second, to overthrow nazism and fascism all over the world and to bring about lasting world peace under the principles of the Atlantic Charter and the Pour Freedoms." Projects which "would most ef fectively carry on these broad hu manitarian purposes," he continued, "will be selected for the memorial." Mr. Allen emphasized that this foundation will not interfere with or overlap the work of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. President Truman is honorary president of the Roosevelt Memor ial Foundation, and Mrs. Roosevelt is honorary chairman. Shoe rationing's over, BOYS..SEE IF YOU ARE , 3 BIG ENOUGH To b FILL THESE ! èû President's Request For Full Employment Bill Read to House Letter Says Passage Is Urgent; Willingness '1 To Compromise Seen Br tbe Associated Press. Congress received further : presidential pressure today for passage of "full employment" legislation. House Democratic Leader McCor mack released a letter from Pres ident Truman declaring approval of such a measure is "of the utmost urgency and importance to the fu ture of our Nation." The letter was dated October 20. the day before Mr. Truman in a LI 1 111 TV i MW>U UUM· MJO WMtMIVU V><V ItUUOV Expenditures Committee for "dam aging delay" in handling of the "full employment" bill. Provokes Resentment. . His criticism provoked à wave of resentment yesterday among Ex penditures Committee members, who termed it "unfair and unjust." In addition, Chairman Manasco said the President's remarks lessened any chance of getting even a compromise bill approved. In the letter released today Mr. Truman gave his first public indi cation that he might be willing to compromise on the legislation. Near the end of the letter he said : "I do not refer to any specific bill. I refer to the general purposes and principles of full employment legis lation." Gives Federal Policy. Previously, administration leaders had said Mr, Truman wanted the bill introduced by Representative Patman, Democrat, of Texas "with out any weakening amendments." The Patman measure would enun ciate a Government policy of sup plementing private enterprise, when necessary, to insure job opportuni ties for all Americans able and willing to work. The Senate-passed version of the measure modified this language. Strike at Cumberland Closes Tire Plant By the Associated Press. CUMBERLAND, Md.. Nov. 1.—For the first time in the history of the Kelly Springfield Tire Co. here the plant was closed 100 per cent by a strike today. Heretofore during labor disturb ances employes of the power house and maintenance crews have been authorized by the ιΑΐοη to remain on the job, but today the company is without the services of both, and a few non-union employes are en deavoring to keep up power. Edmund S. Burke, company presi dent, who sat in on a conference between officials of the firm and the union last night, said the company is in no position to make a general wag! increase without price relief, but would go along with any general industrial pattern for Increasing wages. Harry E. Castle, vice president of Local 26, United Rubber Workers of America, said the dispute is purely a local matter, with the union de manding wage equality with rubber workers in Akron, Ohio, which, he said, represents approximately a 35 per cent difference between what is paid workers here and in the Ohio city. Stadium Plan Given Congress; Proposes Private Financing Commission Report Seeks Preliminary Funds For Memorial. With Eventual U. S. OwnershiD Whether the projected $25, >00,000 national war memorial stadium for Washington is to }ecome a self-paying reality or -emain a beautiful dream was Dlaced squarely before Congress «day by its Stadium Commis sion. House, Senate and public mem sers of the commission united in a iormal progress report to the House ind Senate which contained a plea tor a Federal loan to permit tech nical studies deemed necessary to usure private financing of the proj ect and the stadium's eventual re irercion to full Government owner ship. Printed copies of the report, signed by all members of the com mission, were placed today on the 1 desks of each member of Congress. ' It concludes with the draft of a joint resolution, to be offered today, di recting the Federal Works Agency 1 to advance funds for architectural, 1 engineering and economic studies. The advance would be repayable. This will be called up for action in the Senate soon by Commission Chairman Bilbo, after members of the Senate have had time to study the findings and proposals of the commission. A concerted effort then is scheduled to push the measure through to quick enactment. When Senator Bilbo took the floor in the Senate today to explain the stadium plans, his speech led to a brief revival of the controversy in (See STADIUM, Page A-23.) 3 Treasury Employes Suspended hi Probe of Contractors' Favors Two Men and Woman Accused of Accepting Dinners, Hotel Expenses Three officials of the Treasury Procurement Division, two men ιηά a woman, have been charged with accepting favors from con tractors supplying the Govern ment with lease-lend goods and UNRRA supplies and have been placed on terminal leave pend ing disciplinary action by their superiors, it was learned today. At the same time the Procurement Division is scrutinizing hundreds of thousands of dollars* worth of con tracts handled by these employes for evidences of possible graft, ac jording to Clifford E. Mack, director >f the division. Gratuities Were Dinners. The gratuities the three are ac :used of accepting from contractors took the form of dinners and hotel expenses, Mr. Mack said. "There is no evidence of any noney navmg Deen paia, ne ae slared. Nevertheless, the procurement :hief said, the division is conducting ι full-scale investigation of every sontract with which the three had anything to do. The trio—a pur chasing officer, his supervisor and a woman employe in one of the com modity groups—confined their deal ings to two contractors who fur nished the Government with small tools, Mr. Mack said. "In none of the cases is the value of the gratuities of any consé quence," Mr. Mack said, "but in any event it is a violation of our rules to accept anything from contractors dealing with the Government." Started in July. The investigatin goes back to last July, Mr. Mack said, when there were indications that one of the three officials was being "unduly friebdly with one of the contrac tors." Subsequently, In the course of the probe, the other two employes were involved and. a second con tractor'came into the picture, Mr. Mack said. When the nature of the case be came plain, Mr. Mack pointed out, tne cnarges were orougnt against the three employes and they were placed on leave and given oppor tunity to answer ' the accusations. Their answer has juA been filed and is being studied by agency offi cials, according to Mr, Mack. Although Government contract: were generally awarded to the low est bidders, it was pointed out, the wartime demand for speed m pro duction sometimes made it impera tive to overlook this rule and giv< the contracts to manufacturers 01 Jobbers who could promise earliest delivery. Wermuth Due Home Today SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1 (*). MaJ. Arthur Wermuth of Chicago the "one-man army of Bataan," ii scheduled to arrive here today or the transport Marine Shark. Hi was liberated from a prison eamj In Manchuria. $1,400,000 in Bonds Sold in Three Days of Victory Loan Drive Ε Series Purchases Represent $500,00(1 Of Reported Sales Washingtonians bought $1,-1 400,000 in Victory Loan Bonds,! 3.3 per cent of its $42,000,000 individual sales' quota for the campaign, in the first three days of the drive, the District War Finance Committee announced today. In its first progress report of the Victory Loan, the District Commit tee said $500,000 of total sales thus far has been in Series Ε purchases, 1.8 per cent of the $27,000,000 Ε bond quota. The reports are based on figures compiled by the Federal Re serve Bank of Richmond. The Dis trict's overall quota for the drive, which ends December 8, is $85, 000,000. Nationally, Treasury officials an wuuiiccu φΐϋ^,υυυ,υυ ux victory oonas has been sold thus far, of a national quota of eleven billion. Of sales so far reported, $116,000,000 is in Series Ε Bonds. Meanwhile, organized participa tion of Washington's 125,000 school and college students got under way at 9:30 this morning when 1,000 Roosevelt High School students as sembled for a briefing on Victory Loan aims and projected sales methods. School Map Campaign. Most of Washington's 202 schools will sponsor hospitalization units for the care and recovery of wound ed veterans. Service doctors esti mate the units will cost $3,000. Each school is being urged to sponsor a given number of units. Mrs. How ard S. Le Roy, chairman of the edu cation division, said decalcomanias bearing the school name will be affixed to each bed purchased through Victory Loan subscription. As incentive awards to stimulate V Bond sales, each student pur chasing a $200 maturity value Roose velt Memorial Bond will receive a nylon aviator's Insignia, of the type used by American flyers to identify themselves to friendly natives in the China-Burma-India theater. The insignia is printed in seven languages and sewn to the back of their flying suits. A similar in signia, of the type used by Chinese airmen, will be given purchasers of $100 bonds. Buyers of every de nomination will receive a question (See VICTORY LOAN, Page A-2.) Spessard Holland Seeks Andrews' Senate Seat By the Associated Press. BARTOW, Fla., Nov. 1.—Spessard L. Holland, 53-year-old former Gov ernor of Florida, will be a candi date next year to succeed Senator Charles O. Andrews, Democrat, who is relinquishing the post. Former Gov. Holland, who was succeeded by Gov. Millard Caldwell last January, made formal an nouncement of his candidacy yes ! terday. Senator Andrews anounced Mon day he would not seek re-election : because of ill health and said he > tentatively plans to resume law practice at Orlando. ι Byrd Submits Reorganization Plan to Truman Commitee Would Put Majority of Agencies Under Cabinet By J. A. POX. The Joint Congressional Econ omy Committee today presented a Government reorganization plan to President Truman which provides, among other things, for transfer to cabinet control of all independent agencies except those of a quasi-judicial or quasi-legislative makeup. Senator Byrd, Democrat, of Vir ginia, the chairman, who took the plan to the White House, said in a statement that "the war-inflated Federal Government needs reorgan ization now more than ever," and he expressed the hope that reorgan ization legislation now in Congress will permit sweeping changes of a "constructive nature." Recommends Four-point Program. The Byrd committee recommend ed that a four-point program be earned out. The shifting of inde pendent agencies to cabinet control is the first step suggested. It calls also for uniformity within depart mental organization, consolidation and co-ordination throughout the Government, and the discontin uance of all unnecessary activities. The report was presented to the President in response to a request for suggestions on reorganization, a letter from Senator Byrd to the President disclosed. The Byrd report said that nearly 100 independent establishments op erate outside of departmental con trol, "thus precluding co-ordination at the cabinet level and necessitat ing direct contact bv th« rrhUf Wv cutive." Table on Agencies. One table which accompanies the eport showed the multiplicity oi igencies engaged in similar fields. According to this table there arc !2 units in 11 establishments deal ng with housing; 27 in 12 agencies lealing with standards and inspec tion ; 29 in 21 agencies with statis ics; 24 in 11 agencies with map naking; 16 in 8 agencies with edu cation; 14 in 12 agencies with sur )lue war property ; 14 in 9 agencies urith safety; 27 in 11 agencies with abor relations; 16 in 8 agencies with water power and power; 10 in 9 igencies with veterans' aid; 20 in > agencies with conservation and natural resources; 24 in 16 agencies with rehabilitation; 22 in 16 agen ces with insurance; 21 in 10 agen cies with transportation; 93 in 17 agencies with Government lending; 37 in 22 agencies with foreign trade; 15 in 28 agencies with investigations; 5 in 8 agencies with pensions and annuities; 37 in 13 agencies with public health; 27 in 16 agencies with ;mployment and unemployment; 305 in 47 agencies with national de fense; 6 in 4 agencies with public buildings; 64 in 32 agencies with business relations, and 44 in 8 agen cies with agriculture. Heydrich Killing Credited ίο Czech Parachutists By the Associated Press. WIESBADEN, Germany, Nov. 1.— The 1942 assassination of Reinhard 'Hangman" Heydrich was carried Dut by specially trained Czech para chutists flown from Britain, accord ing to an eyewitness to the killing. Lt. Jan Opletal, 30, and two com panions fatally wounded Heydrich with Bren gun bullets and a bomb ifter intercepting his auto as he drove from his headquarters to a country home, the witness said. Heydrich died of blood poisoning 12 days later. The three Czechs and four com panions who had been dropped ear lier to complete preparations later committed suicide when the Gestapo surrounded them in the Prague church of Karel Boromejsky, the witness declared. Another para chutist accused of revealing the church hideout to the Gestapo is under arrest in Prague, he said. Reds Seize Property Of Nazis and Reich By the Associated Press. BERLIN, Nov. 1.—Marshal ZhukoV today ordered seizure of all prop erties of the German state, the Nazi party and its former leaders in the Russian-occupied zone in Germany. Persons having knowledge of prop erties of the German state or for mer individual Nazis were ordered to report their information within 15 days. Marshal Zhukov said the proper ties were sequestrated in order "to prevent their misuse and devote them to the best interest of the people and the occupation forces." ι I NewYork-London Rocket Flight In Hour Forecast By the Associated Press. LONDON, Nov. 1.—Winged rock ets equipped with a special 100-ton booster mechanism will be able to travel from New York to London in less than an hour if current experi ments develop successfully, W. G. A. Peering told the Royal Aeronautical Society tonight. The British aeronautic expert said that rocket ranges of 1500 to 3,000 miles "now appeared to be possible.·· "Flight at over 8.000 miles an hour is contemplated." he said. Addition of wings to rockets has raised the current ranges from about 180 to 350 miles, Mr. Perring reported. "Even more striking," he added, is the effect of boosters which the Germans were developing after early rocket failures. "However, I do not want to mini mi» the difficulties of this problem,'* he said. "As yet practically nothing is known about control at these speeds, nor of difficulties that will be encountered in passing througli the speed of sound."