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Weather Forecas
Warm, humid today, showers and thunder
storms ending tonight. High in mid 80s.
Tomorrow sunny, somewhat cooler.
Temperatures todav—High. 80. at 12:30 p.m *
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95th YEAR. _____1
PLANE WRE
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cated on Mountain Top;
om D. C. Area Listed Aboard
_ _♦ . ■ ■ - ■ ■■ —
Rescuers Toiling
To Reach Scene
Of Disaster
By George Kennedy
Star Staff Correspondent
LEESBURG. Va., June 14.—
With all 50 persons aboard ap
parently dead, the wreckage
of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington
Capital Airlines DC-4 was found
today on the western slope of the
Glue Ridge Mountains, about 15
miles northwest of here.
Early this afternoon rescue
workers of three States toiled up a
foliage-choked trail to reach the
isolated scene. There seemed little
hope for any survivors among the
broken sections of the Skymaster,
At least seven of the 47 passengers
and th|ee crew members lived in the
Washington area.
Itains Sighted by Official.
The wreckage was first sighted
from the air by James Franklin, di
rector of maintenance for Capital
Airlines.
After he reported his discovery
rescue teams started toward the
‘scene. Earlier reports from Mr.
Franklin said it seemed doubtful
there were any survivors.
(An Associated Press reporter
who flew over the scene said the
wreckage was burned out and
scattered over an area 200 yards
long.)
which began and ended on Friday
the 13th included a couple married
but a day and on their honeymoon,
a baby in arms, the husband of a
congressional secretary, and a 17
year-old girl student who had re
ceived her trip as a graduation
present.
The plane was last heard from
when the pilot reported at 7:15
o’clock last night to a radio station
at Martinsburg, W. Va.
Crossed Shenandoah Valley.
The big, 200-mile-an-hour trans
port had crossed a 20-mile flat
stretch of the Shenandoah Valley
just before it struck the ridge,
apparently in level flight while
driving through a rainstorm.
The ridge, which has an altitude
of about 1,700 feet, was the last
land barrier between the plane and
the descending slopes of the Poto
mac River Valley.
It was believed that the trans
port crashed a few minutes after
the crew checked in by radio with
Martinsburg, some 15 miles to the
northwest,
A search - W'as launched shortly
thereafter when the airmen failed
to respond to radio queries from
Washington. Throughout last night
police from West Virginia and
.Maryland as well as Virginia, and
volunteers, scouted the mountain
roads in the rain.
They followed false rumors into
dark hollows and along winding
hill trails that led nowhere. Some
residents of the vicinity believed
they had heard an airplane in dis
tress, but nothing definite developed
until Mr. Franklin took off in a
light plane from Winchester, Va.,
early this morning and followed
the radio range beneath the shroud
of rain and mist clinging to the
mountains.
Braves Rain for Flight.
Mr. Franklin, who has headquar
ters at National Airport, drove to
Winchester, Va„ last night and this
morning braved low-hanging clouds
and a drenching rain to take off in
a light airplane.
Mr. Franklin followed the route
which the four-motored airliner
wctild take on the run to Washing
ton and skimmed under the clouds
to scan the rain-sodden mountains.
Just over the crest on a northwest
ward course he saw the wreckage.
The spot is near the point where
Highway 7 crosses the Blue Ridge
divide at Bluemont. It is about 55
miles northwest of Washington and
5 miles west of Hillsboro, in the last
mountain range of the Appalachians
before the foothills level off into the
• See CRASH, PageA-37
Conflict Preventable,
Vatican Paper Says
VATICAN CITY, June 14—L'Os
servatore Romano, Vatican newspa
per, says that conflict between com
munism and Western democracy is
not inevitable, and that, there is
room in the world for more than
one way of life.
The newspaper said in an edi
torial yesterday that states and,
above all, state ideologies, must
realize that “in geographic space all
ideas can live: they will realize this
or they will repeat: 'Your death is
my life.' ”
Thp newspaper added, recalling
recent words of Pope Pius XII:
“But for those who see things in
the light of divine order there is no
doubt that even in the gravest an
tagonisms of human and national
interest there is always a place for
peaceful accommodations.”
The front-page editorial said the
idea of the inevitability of conflict
between the two fundamental ideol
ogies was fallacious. It drew an
analogy writh Alessandro Manzoni’s
character. Don Ferrante. in "II
Promessi Sposi” ("The Betrothed”),
a confirmed pessimist who believed
that plagues were inevitable.
"The reasoning is that * conflict
between the two hemispheres is in
evitably.'’ the newspaper said, “but
Don Ferrante is a logician with er
roneous premises." i
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Newport News^^,
Head of Red Cross
Medical Section
Is Passenger
Ten Washington area resi
dents, including the three crew
members, were listed as aboard
the Capital Airlines DC-4 which
crashed in the mountains of
nearby Virginia last night.
They were:
Capt. Horace Stark, pllo(| 4507
Four Mile Run drive, Arlington. Va.
R. N. Creekmore, co-pilot, 2887
South Abingdon street, Arlington.
Miss Margaret Walls, hostess,
Plattsburg Court, McLean Gardens.
Dr. Courtney Smith, 9901 Edge
hill lane, Silver Spring, Md., na
tional medical director of the Amer
ican Red Cross.
David P. Godwin, 1407 Thirty
first street N.W., national fire-con
trol chief for the Forest Service.
Miss Minnie Harman, 1717 Mas
sachusetts avenue N.W., a Red Cross
worker since 1918.
P. J. Ness, Cavalier Apartments,
3500 Fourteenth street N.W.
C. H. McCafferty, 2704 Allison
street, Mount Rainier, Md.
Edmund J. Stone. 2921 Argyle
drive, Alexandria, an employe of the
Public Housing Administration.
Allen Coe, 3435 Eight street, Arl
ington, a former OPA employe.
Air Veteran of 26 Years.
Capt. Stark, 46, has been flying
26 years, starting with the Curtis
Aviation Co. In 1921. He joined a
predecessor of Capital Airlines in
1928, and flew the mail run be
tween Pittsburgh and Cleveland and
later between Pittsburgh and Wash
U1§WU*
A veteran of more than 14,000
hours In the air, he was in the
group of Capital Airlines pilots with
a total of 62,000,000 miles to their
credit, who recently were honored
for their outstanding achievements.
Capt. Stark is widely known also
as an inventor of safety naviga
tional aids. One is the Stark posi
tion finder, an electronic device
adopted by the airlines universally
for their pilots in 1939. Recently
he has been working on an orienta
tion device which combine* navi
gational aids with a # development
of his own, assuring 'the pilot of
further knowledge of his where
abouts at all times.
His wife lives at their Arlington
address.
Former ATC Pilot.
Mr. Creekmore, 28, the co-pilot, is
a native of Wolfe, Tex., and, as an
Air Transport Command flyer, spent
more than 1,000 hours in the air
during the war, seeing service in
Mexico, Co6ta Rica and in the
China-India-Burma theater. He
joined Capital two years ago.
Mr. Creekmore, married, is the
father of two sons, Tony, 6, and
HhorlM 9
Miss Walls, 23, the hostess, came
from Guntersville, Ala., and was
employed by the Civil Aeronautics
Authority and the Army Air Forces
here before joining the airline.
She w'as accepted for WASP
training during the war, but in
stead, got a private flying license
and then decided to become a
hostess.
Her parents are Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Walls of Guntersville. A
brother, Lt. Col. John H. Walls, is
in the office of the assistant chief
of the air staff at the Pentagon.
Was Planning Plasma Program.
Dr. Smith was reported to have
been on his way home from a Red
Cross convention in Cleveland
where he was engaged in planning
a new Red Cross blood donor pro
gram to provide free blood and
plasma to citizens needing trans
fusions.
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been serving with the organization
since May, 1944, as deputy medical
director and as director of the Dis
aster Medical Service. He was ap
pointed administrator of medical
services April 1, 1946.
Born in South Haven, Mich., Dr.
Smith, 47, came to Washington in
January, 1944, as assistant to the
national medical director of the
Office of Civilian Defense. In May,
1945, he was assigned to the Army’s
Strategic Bombing Survey in Ger
many, after which he resumed his
Red Cross post.
Had Worked in Many Disasters.
Miss Harman, about 50, was one
of the veterans of the American Red
Cross national office here. She
worked in relief operations for a
great many disasters since she first
began volunteer work for the Red
; Cross at Camp Meigs during World
'_ (See PASSENGERS, Page A-3~
SCENE OF CAPITAL AIRLINES CRASH—Map indicates the
location of the crash of the Capital Airlines plane, wreckage
of which was found on a moimtaintop this morning 5 miles
directly west of Hillsboro, Va., and about 15 miles northwest of
Leesburg. The spot is only a few miles from Lovettsville (indi
cated by star )r where a plane of the same airline, then known as
Pennsylvania Central, crashed and killed 25 persons August 31,
1940. Among the dead in that accident was Senator Lundeen of
Minnesota. —AP Wirephoto.
Charred Wreckage,
With No Sign of Life,
Seen aLfrash Area
AP Writer in Plane Finds
Ruins Scattered Over
200 Yards of Ground
By Eugene B. Dodson
Associated Press Staff Correspondent
LEESBURG, Va., June 14.—A
burned out mass of wreckage—
a dark scar across the green
slope of a Blue Ridge mountain
—marks the spot where a huge
Capital Airlines plane crashed
and burned last night with 50
persons aboard.
I flew oveT it this morning with
E. D. Morris, Arlington, Va., pilot.
As we flew toy, barely 50 yards
away, it appeared impossible that
any of the 47 passengers or crew of
three could have survived.
There was no sign of life in the
area.
The charred wreckage of the big,
four-engined plane was scattered
some 200 yards through a thick sec
ond growth of scrub trees. An area
that long and some 50 yards wide
was burned out.
Few Pieces of Plane Seen.
From the air. only a few pieces of
the plane could be seen to have
resisted the force of the impact
and the holocaust that apparently
followed
Toward the center of the dark,
rock-sprinkled gash on the moun
tain side stood a single section of
the plane’s tail assembly—a. lone
sentinel amid the rubble of ashes
and wreckage.
We could make out the letters
“ITAL" on one side.
A little farther down the slope
TSee EYEWITNESSES, Page A-3.T
Transit Workers Begin
Strike in Brussels
By tho Associated Press
BRUSSELS, June 14.—Workers on
the town and interurban tramway
system in Brussels and Belgium’s
central province of Brabant began
a 24-hour strike today to enforce
wage demands. Residents walked
to work or struggled for taxicabs.
The strike was called after the
government refused to meet de
mands for pay increases pending
national wage and price discussions
beginning Monday.
Republicans in House
Raise Budget Cut Total
To $3,580,000,000
Tax Bill Veto, However,
Is Held Likely to Cool
Ardor for Economy
By J. A. O'Leary
House Republicans today had
built up their total reductions
from President Truman’s $37,
500,000,000 budget to $3,580,
000,000.
Most of these tentative savings
are still subject to action in the
Senate or in joint conference, how
ever, and some observers at the Cap
itol believe that if the President
vetoes the bill cutting income taxes
his action may cool the ardor of
Congress to save.
After a week-end respite, both
houses will plunge into the budget
battle next week, with the House
taking up its $8,167,869,027 inde
pendent offices bill, while the Senate
is acting on its revised $215,530,363
Interior Department measure.
Mundt Bill Sidetracked.
Meanwhile, the House again has
sidetracked, possibly for a week, the
Mundt bill to keep the State De
partment’s foreign information and
education service alive after June
30. Included in this program are
the ‘‘Voice of America* broadcasts
by which the administration seeks
to keep the world accurately in
formed of this country's aims and
laeais in worm anairs.
In the hope of easing the bill's
,path, House leaders late yesterday
accepted an amendment placing the
program under the supervision of a
bi-partisan board. The House quit
for the week end before reaching
final passage, however, and next
week this measure will have to com
pete with appropriation bills and
other business of higher priority.
With only a few more annual
supply bills to be reported from the
House Appropriations Committee,
that branch is still a considerable
distance from its $6,000,000,000 over
all economy goal, set in February.
It is within reach, though, of the
Senate's $4,500,000,000 savings goal.
Committees to Fix Figures.
The real story on the economy
drive will be written during the
:next two or three weeks, when the
' (See APPROPRIATIONS, Page A-3)
Couple Wed a Day, Girl on Graduation GiftT rip,
Other Capital Visitors A board Crashed Plane
A couple married but a day, a
girl, bound for a Washington
house party and another making
her first air trip were aboard the
Capital Airlines "plane which
crashed in the Virginia hills.
The husband of a congressional
secretary and a baby, also were in
the craft, in which several of the
passengers were coming to Wash
ington to visit relatives and friends.
Dr. Joseph H. Marko of Cleveland
and his bride of a day. who boarded
the plane at Cleveland, were bound
for Norfolk, where friends said that
the physician, who recently w*s com
missioned in the Navy, wt
ing for orders.
His wife was the former
Marks, daughter of Mr.
Sol M. Marks of Cleveland. ...—|
Dorothy Ann Hosford, 18. CJeve-i
land, was coming here to visit CaptJ
and Mrs. William T. Easton, U. S. N., i
3070 Foxhall road. Her father,
Harry W. Hosford, is nationally
known as an investment banker,
and noted as the man who pur
chased $21,000,000 in war bonds in
one month.
The girl was a first-year student
at Ogontz Junior College, Rydal, Pa.
Margaret Kueppers, 17, of St.
Paul, received the plane trip as a
graduation present from her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kueppers, when
she finished her work at St. Joseph’s
Academy in St. Paul. She was en
route here to visit her uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Court
ney, 620 Bennington drive. Silver
Spring. Mr. Courtney is a Govern
ment attorney. The girl had trans
ferred to the ship at Chicago and
first word that it was missing reached
her parents when the Courtneys,
waiting at National Airport, wired to
find out if Margaret actually had
started the trip.
James E. Terry, a passenger, was
en route here to join his wife, Mrs.
Clara Delle Terry, 1602 Eastern
avenue N.E., secretary to Repre
sentative Bender, Republican, Ohio.
Mr. Terry, president of Ric-ter
Airlines, has been making his home
in Long Beach, Calif., where Mrs.
Terry has been expecting to go later.
Mrs. Mary Bryan, an Indianap
olis passenger, had her 10-month
old baby with her.
Others on the plane with local
!connections were:
Roben McLean, Raleigh. N. C., a
sister of Miss Cora McLean, of 6
Danbury street S.W.
I. E. Goldberg, Milwaukee at
torney, nephew of Joseph A. Pad
way. counsel for the American Fed
eration of Labor.
Robert K. Garretson. Seattle busi
nessman. whose son is Robert H.
Garretson, of Bethesds.
He's Counting More Than Sheep These Days
Worsham Chalks Outgoing 33
In 3d Round of National Open
Vandenberg Requests
Study by Both Parties
Of Demands on U. S.
Asks Long-Range Inquiry
To Ascertain Extent
Of Foreign Aid
fty the Auociatad Pr«*
Senator Vandenberg, Republi
can, of Michigan served friendly
notice on the administration to
day that the time has come for
Republican and Democratic lead
ers to size up together the long
range job of setting the world’s
economy to rights.
The United States, he said, cannot
go on trying to meet “unanticipated
crises” one by one.
The chairman of the Senate For
eign Relations Committee said there
should be an advisory council of top
men from both parties to take a
balance sheet of the world’s needs
and the ability of this country’s
taxpayers to meet them.
In a statement beamed for con
sumption abroad as well as at home,
Senator Vandenberg last night cau
tioned "our foreign friends” not to
“depend upon us as a substitute for
depending upon themselves.”
Demands Sound Inventory.
He demanded "a sound overall in
ventory of our own resources to de
termine the latitude within which
we may consider these foreign
needs.”
“If America ever sags,” he said,
“the world's hopes sag with her
His proposal won prompt support
from both leading Democrats and
Republicans in Congress, although
Chairman Taft of the Senate Re
publican Policy Committee was, per
haps significantly, silent.
Refusing comment on the Van
denberg statement, Senator Taft
told reporters that the Senate
House Economic Committee which
h* heads plans to make its own full
! scale inquiry into the effect of pos
| sible foreign aid programs on the
| domestic economy.
"We want to find out the effect
; on taxes, production and prices of
these proposed programs to reha
bilitate foreign nations,” he said.
We expect to get some expert testi
mony on the amount of money like
ly to be involved as well as the vol
ume of goods which might be
shipped abroad."
Hearings to Begin June 23.
Senator Taft, who recently
clashed verbally with President
Truman over the effect of foreign
aid programs on domestic prices,
said the committee will begin its
general hearings June 23.
Senator Vandenberg’s look-be
fore-we-leap admonition won the
support of Chairman Bridges of the
Senate Appropriations Committee,
which must approve foreign aid
expenditures.
“I think it's an excellent idea,’’ the
;New Hampshire Senator told a re
I (See VANDENBERG, Page A-4."f j
Scores 2 Under Par
For 173 Total; Has
Bad Luck on Greens
(Earlier Story on Sports Page.)
By Merrell Whittlesey
Star Staff Correspondent
ST. LOUIS, June 14.—Wash
ington’s Lew Worsham played
spectacular tee-to-gceen golf for
the first nine holes in the third
round of the National Open golf
championship here today and
posted a two under par 33 despite
rotten luck on the greens. With
27 holes to go he had a total of
173, four under par.
The crowd gathered at the ninth
green figured Worsham was the man
to catch and as word spread around
the course that he was out in 33,
hundreds of fans deserted the other
players and took oft after Wor
sham’s threesome.
Dick Metz, co-leader with Chick
Herbert at the halfway mark with
139, one stroke ahead of Worsham
at that time, started poorly today
with three bogeys and lost three
strokes to Worsham in the first
three holes. He used three putts
on each hole before getting a par
on the 421-yard fourth.
With a black and white sweater
as protection against a sharp
jmorning wind, Worsham was in his
- —--r —
G. 0. P. Ready to Act
As Veto of Tax Cut
Is Deemed Certain
Message Due Monday;
House Leaders Arrange
For Vote on Tuesday
By Joseph A. Fox
President Truman was back at
S the White House today from his
good-will trip to Canada, pre
pared to act on the two most
I controversial measures to come
from the Republican-controlled
Congress, tax reduction and la
bor controls. But he was main
taining silence on his intentions
with regards to both.
Reliable quarters, however, pre
dicted a veto of the $4,000,000,000 tax
! slash, on which Congress is due to
hear from the President Monday.
There has been nothing to indicate
how the President feels on the labor
bill, on which advisers reportedly
i have given conflicting advice.
The President has until Monday
I midnight to act on the tax bill, which
automatically would become law
without his signature at that time.
Returns From Ottawa.
When his special train arrived
from Ottawa shortly before 10
: 1 „ toll
reporters:
“IH let you know my answer on
the tax bill some time between now
and Monday.” Both House and
Senate will be in adjournment until
Monday.
Republican leaders in the House
were so confident that Mr. Truman
will turn down the tax bill that they
went ahead with plants for a vote
Tuesday on & motion to override.
This would be followed by a sim
ilar attempt a day later in the
Senate, where chances for success
■ are considered poor.
1 The President will be at Prince
ton Tuesday for a speech
As the Chief Executive returned
j to the Capital, the big debate over
the controversial bills had reached
the boiling point.
Chairman Taft of the Senate Re
(See TRUMAN, Page A-2.)
President of Soxony Dies
BERLIN, June 14 UP).—Dr. Rudolf
Friedrichs, minister - president of
the state of Saxony in the Russian
occupation zone of Germany, died
in Dresden last night of a heart
ailment.

McHale Shoots 30
For 9-Hole Record
In Open Golf Play
•y Associated Press
ST. LOUIS, June 14.—James
B. McHale, jr„ of Chestnut Hills,
Pa., an amateur, blasted a rec
ord-breaking 9-hole score of 30
today as the National Open
Golf championship moved into
its final 36 holes.
The former Open record for
nine holes was 31, set by Bobby
Jones in 1928 and tied by Henry
Ransom in 1941.
McHale’s sizzling round shaved
live strokes off par 35 on the
opening nine, but he apparently
was destined to be an "also
ran” as he started this morn
ing with a half-way of 151, an
even dozen strokes off the pace.
when playing well. He walked far
ahead of his playing partners and
the gallery on a half trot, but took
plenty of time on his shots.
Lew putted for eight birdies and
an eagle on the front nine but his
only birdies resulted from a chip
shot within inches of the pin for a
3 on the par 4 sixth and two putts
for a birdie on the par 5 ninth,
where he reached the green after
two tremendous wood shots.
If Worsham had been putting he
oould have played the out nine in
lnnT.v Ps» A.4 !
Late News
Bulletin
Truman Signs Treaties
President Truman today
completed action on the peace
treaties with Italy, Romania,
Bulgaria and Hungary by
signing the instruments of
ratification. In signing the
Italian ratification the Presi
dent said that “we bring to a
close an unhappy chapter in
Italian-American relations.”
Schacht to Undergo
Special Questioning
By the Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany, June 14.
—Hjalmar Schacht, former German
Finance Minister, has been removed
temporarily from a German intern
ment center to “undergo a special
interrogation,’’ United States Army
headquarters said today.
Schacht, who was acquitted of
war crimes charges by the interna
tional military tribunal at Nuern
berg last year, is serving an eight
year sentence imposed by a German
denazification court which convicted
him of Naziism.
Defiant Hungarian Calls Rally
To Repeat Anti-Red Charges
ly the Associated Press
BUDAPEST, Hungary, June 14.—
The Freedom Party leader, Dezso
Sulyok, flung a defiant challenge
at Hungary’s Communist-domi
nated government today, announc
ing he would hold a public political
rally and repeat the accusations
with which he caused an uproar
in Parliament two days. ago.
He invited British and American
correspondents to attend the rally
at Szeged near the Yugoslav border
next Monday. Hungarian politi
! clans said they doubted any a ttempt
would be made to break up the
' rally.
Mr. Sulyok, leader of 18 Con
servative members of Parliament,
charged in his speech Thursday
that previous rallies had been
broken up and that members of his
party who resisted were arresetd
and accused of being enemies of
democracy.
The Leftist press joined In an
attack on Mr. Sulyok today, calling
him the leader of Hungarian re
action. The Social Democratic
newspaper Vilagossag quoted a
Communist Party ideologist, Joeef
Revai, as saying Mr. Sulyok’s speech
showed the technique of "the ene
mies of democracy at home.”
The same newspaper quoted Min
ister of Justice Istvan Ries as saying
"we cannot tolerate foreign inter
vention” in the Hungarian elections,
scheduled for September. This was
in answer to Mr. Sulyok’s statement
in an interview yesterday that his
party would not take part in those
elections unless the voting was
under international supervision. '
Meanwhile, Information Minister
Erno Mihalvfi, who is'acting foreign;
minister, told a news conference
that reports that the Russians werej
planning to train a Hungarian po-j
lice force were “absolutely un
founded.” Ha said the National
Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee
Monday would take initial steps
toward ratification of Hungary's
peace treaty.
Nagy Calls Coup
By Reds Result
Of U. S. Policy
Former Hungarian
Premier Is Due in
New York Tonight
*y th« Associated Press
SHANNON, Eire, June 14.—
Ferenc Nagy, the exiled former
Premier of Hungary, expressed
doubt today that his country’*
troubles were a matter for the
United Nations, but said he
doped that “all the great demo
cratic powers” would come to
Hungary’s aid.
He told reporters he believed the
recent Communist coup in Hungary,
which resulted in his resignation,
was a "direct result of American in
tervention in Greece and Turkey’*
ind that the same political crisis
‘has been reproduced in all the
Southeastern European countries.**
Speaking to reporters through an
interpreter shortly before taking off
tor the United States in a Pan
American Airways plane, Mr. Nagy
said he wanted to present to the
American people the “truth of Hun
gary’s case.”
i/uc ui new x vi iv lumsm*
He arrived here by plane from
Switzerland, where he was vacation
ing when Communist pressure forced
his resignation. His plane is ex
pected to reach New York at about
7:30 pm. today.
Saying he doubted that Hungary'*
roubles were a matter for the United
Nations, Mr. Nagy added:
"As you know,” he said, “there is
little they can do.
“But I have my own project
wide publicity in the United States
—and I know that an old European
country like Hungary will be given
a heating, for I have the truth of
Hungary’s case.
“I hope, in fact, that all the great
democratic powers will open their
ears and lend assistance.
“I have not been invited to the
United States,” Mr. Nagy continued.
"I chose to go there of my own free
will.”
The former Premier said Hun
garian' developments and similar
crises in other Balkan countries
were Communist countermoves
against American aid for Greece
_a m.. —l_
UliU A U1 I
“Stimulated Crisis” Seen.
His words on this subject, trans
lated from German—not his n^Jve
language—by Charles Levy, an«lr
port official, were:
"Recent events in Hungary hava
been an example of stimulated
crisis and I believe they are the
direct result of American interven
tion in Greece and Turkey.
"The same political crisis already
has been reproduced in all the
Southeastern European countries.
Communists in all countries are us
ing the same methods. All of those
troubles are directly related to each
other.”
The former Premier, forced from
office in a Communist coup last
month, was accompanied by his
wife and two children, Julia, 21, and
Ladislav, 5. Mr. Nagy has stated
that although his resignation was
announced in Hungary in May he
did not resign until June 1, after
Ladislav arrived in Switzerland
from Hunsarv.
Hungarian Vice Premier
Hits Diplomatic Notes
PARIS, June 14 (/P).—The Vic#
Premier of Hungary, Arpad Szaka
sits, asserted here yesterday that
recent events in his country "do not
warrant dispatch of diplomatic
notes’’ by western powers.
He said he regretted the attitude
adopted by the United States and
British governments on the resig
nation of Premier Ferenc Nagy.
"They ought to be happy about
the current situation,” Mr. Szakasit#
said in an interview with a reporter
for the French news agency, "be
cause we have consolidated Hun
garian democracy, which conforms
with their desires.”
Tibet Revolt Reported
Quelled by Chinese
Sy Associated Prtti
NANKING, June 14.—An end to
fighting between monks and laymen
in remote Tibet was reported by a
government spokesman today, while
Chinese officials sought a local set
tlement of the Outer Mongolian in
vasion of Sinkiang Province.
A spokesman for the Commission
tor Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs
told the press order had been re
stored in semi-autonomous Tibet,
where lamas were reported to have
revolted against Chinese authority.
Travelers from Southwestern China
said the military had virtually
blockaded the Tibet border as a
precaution against possible new
clashes.
inlormed sources in Nanking said
the government hoped to settle the
Sinklang incident locally to avoid
international complications. Last
reports from the province, north of
Tibet, said warplanes bearing the
Red Star of Soviet Russia continued
to attack Chinese positions around
Peitashan, 50 miles inside China.
The Foreign Office said no formal
reply had been received to China's
protests to MoScow and Outer Mon
golia.
Chinese Communists continued
on the offensive in North China and
Manchuria. Peiping residents were
aroused this morning by heavy gun
fire as Communists staged a daring
raid on Changhsintien, six miles to
the southwest, occupying the town
temporarily. Garrison headquarters
said about 400 Reds took part and
that a youth army brigade ‘drove
them from the city.

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