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At Court-Martial of Annapolis Steward Dr. Walsh to Bare Mistakes Admitted by Haushofer GNCC Executive Group Pushes Tourist Drive; Five Members Added Strengthened by the appointment; of five new members to its Executive Committee, the Greater National Capital Committee set out today to make Washington the center of the country’s tourist and convention in dustry. Joseph C. McGarraghy, president of the Washington Board of Trade, announced the appointments to the executive group. Charles B. Dulcan, sr„ vice president and general man ager of the Hecht Co., will represent department stores. Morris Cafritz, president of the Cafritz Construction Co., will represent real estate. Representing tourist-type hotels will be Robert D. Blackist.one, presi dent of the Plaza Hotel. Newspapers will be represented by William C. Shelton, assistant publisher and business manager of the Times Herald. Maj. Henry M. T. Cunning ham, Washington manager of the Ford Motor Co., will represent the automotive industry. Campaign Near Goal. MaJ. Cunningham is chairman for the automotive section and Mr. Shelton for the newspaper section In the current Greater National Capital Committee's campaign for $70,000. Both have exceeded their quotas, and the entire campaign is expected to reach its goal within the next 10 days, Mr. McGarraghy said. Edgar Morris is chairman of the Greater National Capital Commit tee. Reappointed to his committee for the fiscal year beginning July 1 were: Carter T. Barron, division man ager, Loews Theaters; Herbert C. Blunck, manager, Statler Hotel; Clarence P. Burton, president, City Bank; Edward F. Colladay, attor ney; James E. Colliflower, president, James E. Colliflower & Co.: Louis A. Dellwig. manager, C. Engel's Sons; W. W. Everett, president, Woodward & Lothrop; Robert V. Fleming, president, Riggs National Bank: E. C. Graham, chairman, Board of Directors, Hamilton Na tional Bank. Thomas J. Groom, president, Bank of Commerce & Savings: Granville! Gude, president, Gude Bros. Co.; P. Y. K. Howat, president, Howat Concrete Co., Inc ; Joseph D Kauf man, Mack L. Langford, division manager. Safeway Stores: C. J. Mack, general manager, Mayflower Hotel; Arthur J. May. president, May Hardware Co.: Robert C. Mc Cann, vice president. Chesapeake <St Potomac Telephone Co. Other Committee Members. B. M. McKelway, associate editor,’ The Washington Evening Star; A. M. McLachlen, vice president, Mc Lachlen Banking Corp.; L. P. Mc Lachlen, president, McLachlen Banking Corp: C. Bedell Monro,! president, Pennsylvania Central Airlines; L. Gardner Moore, man aging director. Shoreham Hotel; Claude W. Owen, president, E. G. Schafer Co.: John A. Reilly, presi dent, Second National Bank. v Clarence G. Sheffield, president,] Julius Garftnckel & Co.: Evan A. j Sholl, manager, Sholl's Cafeterias;; F. P. H. Siddons. vice president and! secretary, American Security <te Trust Co.: Carlton D Smith, man ager, Station W'RC: Fred A. Smith,] realtor: Wilmer J. Waller, president,1 Hamilton National Bank and Law rence E. Williams. Washington Rep resentative. McDonnel Aircraft Co. \ Officers of the committee include] E. D. Merrill, president. Capital; Transit Co., vice chairman; William H. Press, executive secretary of the Washington Board of Trade, secre tary; Francis G. Addison, jr.. presi dent, Security Savings & Commer cial Bank, treasurer, and Clarence A. Arata, manager. Parking Rules Eased For D. C. Physicians Physicians on emergency calls will; be given wide latitude in parking on the strength of peach-colored courtesy cards issued yesterday by Maj. Harvey G. Callahan, superin tendent of police. The superintendent's action was in response to a request by Dr. W. Montague Cobb, president of the Medico-Chirurgical Society. Dr. Cobb had charge of printing the cards and will distribute them to all accredited physicians. The cards are to be used only on emergency calls, it was, stressed. j ! Russian Aid Office to Close The American Society for Rus sian Relief, Inc., will close its Dis trict headquarters June 25, it was announced today by Mrs. J. Borden Harriman. chairman of the Wash ington committee. However, the local committee will continue ac tivities on a volunteer level to the end of the year, when the organ ization will conclude all appeals to the public. “Intelligent people go to an expert for Hair Care” twini Gallowav They don't try to cope with hoir troubles thot seem beyond their control. For mony yeors Washingtonians have found F. D. Johnson's services commendable, in fact, parents send their eone and daughters to Johnson. Thot confidence MUST be donated. When you need help or advice, consult F. D. Johnson. No obligation for examination. 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In j addition, he has received word from | the Right Rev. Msgr. Amleto Gio | vanni Cicognani. the apostolic dele gate, that Pope Pius XII has im parted a special apostolic benedic tion "to be shared in by your rev erend assistants, by the sisters laboring in the parish and by all the faithful of Holy Name who will join you in celebrating this joyous anniversary.” A native of Johnstown. Pa.. Msgr. Dowling has served the church in Washington for 23 years. He studied for the priesthood at St. Charles College, Ellicott City. Md.. entering the institution at the age of 14. After six years he entered St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, where he was an outstanding student and ath lete. On June 19, 1896. he was or dained a priest by the late James Cardinal Gibbons. Msgr. Dowling's first parish was i at Sykesville, Carroll County, Md., where he served for more than .three years. Several transfers fol i lowed, but in February, 1902, Msgr. Dowling came here as assistant pas tor of St. Peter's Church for two j years. From 1904 to 1923 Msgr. Dowling ; was pastor of St. Patrick's Church. | Mount Savage. Md. After 19 years : of hard work among Western Mary j landers he was appointed the third ! pastor of Holy Name, a post he has i held ever since. As a reward for j his- work and zeal he was raised to the dignity of monsignor bv Pope Pius XII in 1939. COAL Va. Anthracite Hard Coal in stock, all sizes. Prompt Delivery BLUE RIDGE COAL CO., Inc. ME. 3545 TO MEN, WOMEN AND COMPANIES OF THE ENTIRE WASHINGTON AREA You who live here, who work here, and who do busi ness in the Washington area, have an important stake in the future of our community. It is important to you that our boys and girls grow up to be strong, healthy men and women. Children's Hospital has a major role in the health building program. During the course of years there are few families not served at Children’s, or by doctor’s and nurses trained at Children’s. 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(This advertisement made possible throuth the cifts of friends) l Hoey Plans to Call Up Hebert Penal Bill The House-passed Hebert bill to place the Commissioners in control over District penal institutions will be called up for Senate action prob ably this week, under plans an nounced by Acting Chairman Hoey of the Senate District Committee. The bill, which creates a depart ment of corrections under the Com missioners, was approved recently by the Senate Committee, but a re port to the Senate was delayed for possible consideration of an amend ment to provide a board of visitors. This suggestion offered by the Com missioners since has been aban doned, it was said, and Senator Hoey placed the measure on the Senate calendar for action. Unless there is a call of the cal endar within a few days for action on bills under the unanimous con sent proceeding, Senator Hoey said he would move to take up the He bert bill separately. 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Dealing broadly with his theories on German geopolitics, the document was prepared for Justice Robert H. Jackson, chief of counsel for the United States in the Nazi war guilt trials at Nuernberg. Warned Against Doctrines. Details of the document were not given by Dr. Walsh, who was making it public today before a convention of returned German prisoners of war, indoctrinated in the American system of government and democ racy when interned in this country. Dr. Walsh's intimate contact with the German geopolitician in the last months of his life had an ironic twist. Before the United States became a fighting partner in the war, the Georgetown educator had warned against the danger of Haushofers doctrines, in public lectures in Washington. As regent of the School of Foreign Service, Dr. Walsh conducted a seminar dealing extensively with Haushofer and geopolitics. Later, he frequently spoke on the subject before Army schools and at camps. Knowing his background. Justice Jackson turned over the investiga tion of the German geopolitician to the Georgetown priest, when Hau shofer was placed under detention as one of the major Nazi war crimi nals. Returned Home Depressed. Haushofer w’as finally released by Justice Jackson's office and Dr. Walsh personally conducted him back to his home in the mountain ous country overlooking Ammersee in South Bavaria. The elderly man was broken in health. He suffered a stroke during the winter and was so depressed by his physical and in tellectual condition that he finally took his life. Having promised Dr. Walsh to write out a full statement for the ; American legal office, as an official ! document, he did so Just before | his end. In dealings with former German war prisoners, Dr. Walsh has added new experiences to his field of ac tivities in Germany. He has been there since last August and in his communication received here, inti mated he may be able to return home shortly—maybe this week. As one who has lectured for"years on the opposing theories of Ameri can democracy and, communism, he had turned his attentions directly to Nazism soon after Hitler came into power. Knowing that “coming events cast their shadows before them,” Dr. Walsh had concentrated on the political activities of both Russia and Germany in the last few years of his public lecture course in Constitution Hall. Second Talk to Prisoners. His talk before the convention of returned German war prisoners to day is his second. On June 1 he told them they are now in a posi tion “to demonstrate the ability of the German people to serve civiliza tion and mankind by patient, reso lute and intelligent advocacy of a stabilized and workable democ racy.” “But,” he cautioned, “democracy cannot be imposed by fiat from above: it must grow from the roots of persuasion.” German democracy, he pointed out, cannot at this time be adapted to every detail of the American system, built up over a century and a half and strengthened by the Bill of Rights and other constitutional amendments. On the other hand he argued, the German theory of democracy should be made now "conformable to the racial qualities, the historic traditions, the psychol ogy and the local circumstances of the German people.” From his observance of the ac tions of leaders among the returned war prisoners, the Georgetown edu cator wrote, he was impressed by the fact that the education they had received in American prison camp6 was bearing good fruit. In Government Posts. “Thousands who became honestly convinced of their obligation to assist directly in the reconstruction of Germany, but along far different lines from the principles and prac tices of the Nazis,” he wrote, “have now returned and are finding their place in the daily life of their country. “Many are being utilized in local German government offices, others are returning to their previous pro fession and one was recently elected by his fellow members of the faculty to the post of president of the University at Frankfort.” The Georgetown educator, who had a working knowledge of Ger many before he left Washington, is now able to address meetings of Germans in their own language. Bikini (Continued From First Page.) to the men about to shove off for Bikini. A very real fear among newsmen that atomic rays might interrupt vital radio communication with home -offices at crucial periods fol lowing the blasts were likewise re lieved by statements of experts who predicted routine channels will be affected only slightly, if at all. “What if the air bomb dropped on or about July 1 is a dud?" was another question. "Will men dare to reenter Bikili Lagoon for a million yeat%?” In reply a marshal of the Canad dlan Royal Air Force pointed out there never had been any lack of volunteers to defuse any type of enemy bomb or projectile. And a volunteer, he said, could be killed Just as dead by a ton of TNT as by the biggest atomic bomb. Our three observation ships in clude the Blue Ridge, carrying most ly Army and Navy technicans. They are sister ships of a type highly secret during the war because they carried the combined staffs on joint amphibious operations. They are fitted with perhaps the finest com munciations equipment ever sent to sea. As this Is written the sister ships are approaching Hawaii across a sunny flat sea. The flock of deep water albatross which followed us from the Golden Gate has turned back and any minute now sea birds from the islands may show up. in cluding the carrier pigeon expected by one of the Appalachian's can didates in the forthcoming election for Mayor Bikini. Kreisler's Condition Good After Operation •y the Associated Press NEW YORK, June 18 —The con dition oi Fritz Kreisler, 71-year-old violinist, was reported “very good" today at a hospital where he under went an emergency appendectomy Sunday night. He was first reported in critical condition after the operation dis closed local peritonitis. I1- ~~ 1 - \ ly tf>« A»»ociot«d Pr««t K ANNAPOLIS, June 18—The prose cution today continued to develop its case against Chief Steward Wal ter W. Rollins, colored, after the press was excluded from the general court-martial proceedings yesterday for the second time. The Naval Academy steward faces f six charges, including that of adul tery with a white woman and an unnamed morals count. The press was barred shortly be fore adjournment yesterday while testimony relating to the sex charges against Rollins was submitted to the court. Cook Heard in Closed Court. James R. Burts, a cook, third class, was the witness heard in closed ses sion. Court officials said his testi mony concerned statements made to him by Curtis Carter, a steward’s mate, first class, who previously had testified in closed court in connec tion with the sex charges against Rollins. Contending that all facts should be laid before the court, the defense insisted that Burts should be heard after the prosecution objected to the admissibility of the cook's testi mony on the grounds that it was irrelevant and improper. Rollins has entered a plea of in nocent to charges of adultery, the morals offense, theft, gambling, em bezzlement and misconduct. An in vestigation of an all-night party in Rollins’ room at the North Severn Officers’ Mess last February 10 re sulted in the charges against the chief steward. Mrs. Sima in Room, Witness Says. Testimony that he had seen 23 year-old Mrs. Margaret A. Sima in i the room of the defendant was given yesterday by Aaron Wilson, colored, a steward’s mate, first class, who served under Rollins at the officers' mess. Earlier, Mrs. Sima said she never had been in Rollins' quarters except in the presence of her husband and others. She is the blond wife of Musician 1/c William R. Sima, jr., Naval Academy bandsman. Other witnesses examined yester day were Charles B. Cashdan, Ta r koma Park contractor, and his wife. They said that on three occasions they had visited Rollins' quarters with Lt. William R. Sima, sr., sus pended Academy bandleader, and his wife. They said there had been no gambling, but that the guests par took of drinks. Mr. Cashdan said he brought his own whisky. Mrs. Cashdan said the ‘'entire party had a drink.” then amended that to say she couldn't swear that Rollins drank. Missiles <Continued From First Page.) ing, explosive end incendiary, from an antiaircraft missile or guided missile at an armored guided mis sile target. The shaped charge would be sufficiently powerful to penetrate armor and destroy the warhead of the target missile, whether composed of atomic or conventional explosives. The aecond method. Col. Simon said, would be the projection of a highspeed jet from a fighter air craft in lieu of the conventional bullets or projectiles that World War II pilots pumped into enemy aircraft. "The jet from a shaped charge is known at present to have an initial velocity of about 25,000 feet per second,” he said. “This velocity is so high that it greatly ameliorates the difficulties associated with de flection and greatly simplifies the requirements for fire control pre dicting devices.” Testing Effectiveness. Work is in progress at Aberdeen to determine not only the range but the effectiveness of such a metallic jet. Col. Simon said. These experiments and the re search necessary for rapid develop ment will be given additional im petus under the new research divi sion recently given general staff status in the Army. The United States and Great Britain, the only nations now capable of producing atomic bombs, have given a top priority to the develop ment of defensive measures against them. It is well known that scientists are considering the time when atomic explosives will be inserted in high velocity shells or guided missiles. As these developments progress, it was said, defensive re search must keep apace. The principle of the new shape charged missiles to defend against weapons carrying an atomic explo sion Is the same used by the British in exploding German “buzz” bombs in midair, before they reach their target. United States Government that such action was considered unfriendly and might result in the Arabs of Palestine being “obliged to arm themselves.’’ The views of the Arab League, composed of seven Middle Eastern states, were presented to the Amer ican Minister in Syria by Abdel Rahman Azzam Pasha, league sec retary-general, on Saturday and were made public today. The memorandum said the Arab states feared disturbances in Pales tine might spread to neighboring countries and that Arab govern ments might be forced to help arm Palestine Arabs. Congress Members Oppose Britain as Trustee NEW YORK, June 18 oPi.—Mem bers of the Executive Board and the Congressional Advisory Board of the Political Action Committee for Palestine declared yesterday that “under no circumstances should Great Britain continue, to be trus tee or even one of the trustees of Palestine.’’ Representative McCormack, Demo crat, of Massachusetts, House Ma jority leader: Representative Lane. Democrat, of Massachusetts, and Rabbi Korff. signed a statement sent to the Secretary of State Byrnes : as members of the committee's Executive Board. Senator Mead, Democrat, of New York; Senator Walsh, Democrat, of Massachusetts, and Senator Young, Republican, of North Dakota signed for the Congressional Advisory Board. Road Travel Interrupted Between Syria, Palestine DAMASCUS, June 18 (A*'.—The Syrian government announced today that all road travel between Syria and Palestine would be interrupted for an indefinite time,” because of the mining of two bridges. The Hedjaz railway bridge on the frontier 8 miles from Tiberius was totally destroyed as was the high way bridge spanning the Jordan a few hundred yards south of the river’s headwaters in Lake Hula, the communique said. Palestine (Continued From First Page.) nounced that six Jews were slain Sunday night in attacks during which all of Palestine's frontier bridges were wrecked. A British officer and two British soldiers also died, the officer while dismantling a mine under a bridge and the two soldiers in a clash with Arabs. The British Army, meanwhile continued to question the 62 male residents of the village of Beth Haavara. on the Dead Sea, in con nection with the wrecking of the bridges. Twelve other men and twc women, one of them with a bullet wound in her chest, also were under arrest. Police dogs led troops to the vil lage which they entered only after forcibly moving the male resident? at bayonet point. The entire popu lation of the village had attempted to bar the troops by linking arm? and taking a stand. Attlee Refuses Statement On Palestine Proposal LONDON, June 18 (fl>).—Prime Minister Attlee refused in Commons today to make what he called ‘‘a hasty conclusion" on the recom mendation for the immediate ad mission to Palestine of 100,000 jews. He refused even to answer one questioner who asked when the United Kingdom would decide. "This matter is one in which we are in close contact with the Gov ernment of the United States and I cannot make a statement at pres ent,” he said. Arabs Charge Americans Aid Zionists With Arms CAIRO, June 18 UP).—'The Arab League, accusing “many Americans’ of supporting “Zionist terrorists with ; money and arms,” has advised the (► —. — — — — ELECTRIC FANS —IMMEDIATE DELIVERY— PROCTER & HUTCHINSON 3714 14* St. N.W. TA. 4600 Open Eveningt I”™!